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CALIFORNIA MERMAID SEEKS LAURELS
Miss Frances Cowells, San Fran
cisco mermaid, who is on her way to
Honolulu to take part in the aquatic
contests at the Mid-Pacific Carnival.
She holds the Pacific Coast record
in five events and hopes to add to her
laurels in tests with Hawaiian girls.
She will meet with opposition from
Miss Lucile Legron, a Hawaiian pro
digy. Miss Cowells has risen rapidly
in the ranks of feminine swimmers,
establishing her records during the
course of two seasons. She does the
50-yard backstroke in 46 seconds;
the 50-yard dash in 0:33 2-5; the cen
tury in 1:15 4-5; the furlong in 3:20
and the 350-yard-swim in 5:47 1-5.
LOEB RULE BOBS UP AGAIN IN
The notorious Loeb rule was raked
up for a few minutes in a-meeting of
the finance committee of the "school
board, yesterday. Trustee Max Loeb
wanted to pass an order requiring
several opinions from Att'y A. R.
Shannon of the board. Pres. Jacob
Loeb's faction prevented this.
Th order Max tried to get through
asked the attorney what action he
would suggest if the Loeb rule was
approved of by the appellate court,
what he would do if it were not and
whether teachers would get their au
tomatic increase in salary while the
court mater was -pending in court.
iJThe -Loeh.rule waa fostered,- hy
Jacob M. Loeb of the school board
and was an attempt to prevent teach
ers from holding their membership
in the Chicago Teachers' Federation.
The circuit court prevented the boards
from carrying out the rule.
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Mrs. Stewart baked bread in Mrs.
Ellis' oven Tuesday afternoon and
Mrs. Ellis baked beans in Mrs. Stew
art's oven Tuesday evening. New
London (Wis.) Press.
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Maybe Sir William Robertson, K
C, V. O., K. C. B. and D. S. 0., rose
from the ranks, as reported, but it
sounds as if, he rose, from the alpha-
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