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game, as a diversion or in the hope
that it would revive the physical en
ergy which naturally begins to fag as
we pass the half century. After five
or six days of hard mental strain they
would spend Saturdayand Sunday
on the links and return to their desks
Monday morning in a condition of
more or less physical exhaustion.
"There are a few prominent 'old
men' of the 20th century who are
devotees of golf, among them being
Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefel
ler and Judge Gildersleeve.
"Lord Strathcona, the grand old
man of Canada, though a Scotchman
was not a golfer and he lived in vigor
to be over 90. The late J. Pierpont
Morgan, Henry Hentz, dean of the
Cotton Exchange, now 83; Dr. Char
les W. Eliot, Joseph H. Choate,
Chauncey M. Depew and Dr. Stephen
Smith, dean of the medical profes
sion in New York, now 93 years of
age, never were known to golf."
LATEST PICTURE OF INDICTED
ELBERT H GARY
The recently indicted steel mag
nate, as he appears in his latest photograph.
ARMY OFFICER OFFERS REWARD
FOR VILLA'S CAPTURE
Columbus, N. M., March 17. CoL
Slocum of Thirteenth cavalry is re--ported
to have offered $50,000 re
ward for Gen. Villa's head. The offer
is open to anyone, Mexican or Amer
It is declared here that, for $50,
000, or less sum, Villa's own com
rades would risk their heads to get
CoL Slocum could afford to pay
$50,000, being nephew of Mrs. Rus
sell Sage. He is quoted as having
said that Village head is well worth
WOMEN CRITICIZE NEW MOVIE
Women's clubs jumped on Chief of
Police Healey today because he ap
pointed Wilber P. Willis chief censor
of the moving picture censorship bu
reau. Two women censors were
higher on eligible list for position.
Healey says he appointed Willis be
cause he was a man.
Willis admitted he was friend of
Harry Igel, city hall man for Univer
sal, Triangle and Mutual movie firms.
YELLOW TAXICABS ARE OUT OF
Unprotected and without a green
ribbon to protect themselves 300
orange taxicabs are chasing around
the city today.
A Day Book reporter suggested to
the advertising manager of the Shaw
Taxicab Co. green crepe trimmings.
But the ad man said he thought the
days were past when Irishmen would
grow peeved at a bit of color.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 17, 1775. This was the
birthday of Ninian Edwards, territo
rial governor of Illinois for nine
years and third governor of the state.
HE ISN'T VERY THIN AT THAT
E. Z. Sobony is the name of a fiu
rier in Cleveland.