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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 25, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 9

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YOUNG GIRL-WINS WIRELESS
LICENSE
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Miss Gladys Kathleen Parkin, 15-year-old
girl, who has won a first
grade commercial radio license, en
titling her to operate any grade of
wireless station and to secure em
ployment on vessels. She is the
youngest successful girl applicant
for a radio license ever examined by
the government
In an examination held recently in
San Francisco she passed with a
grade of 80. Since she was 9 years
old, Miss Parkin explained, she has
been interested in wireless telegra
phy. For six years she has operated
with her brother, John Parkin, an
amateur wireless station at her
home in San Rafael; CaL.
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OH GIRLS! THE LATEST FAD!
New York, Gilded fingernails
threaten to become very latest thing
in New York's ultra-ultra, double
plus fashionablt women. Fashion
was introduced by an actress and re
ports today say it is "taking." Some
use gold leaf for adornment and oth
grs a bright yellow gilt.
WHY SHOULD ANYONE GO TO
THE STATION? YOU'VE GOT US!
Mrs. Frank Deadman, 4071 Ken
more av., picked up a roll of bills
$28 as she was descending the "L"
station steps at Madison and Wai
bash av.
"If you don't report that find at
once 111 tell the police," a man she
had beaten to the find told her as
she picked up the roll, says Mrs".
Deadman.
"I'll attend to this myself," she re
plied. At the foot of the station stairs the
man, she says, called a policeman.
The policeman demanded the money.
She turned it over to him, along
with her name and address. Then he
demanded she go to the police sta
tion with him. She refused.
For an hour the argument waged,
first in the street, then in the West
ern Union Telegraph Co.'s office,
while a crowd gaped.
Mrs. Deadman called up the police
station. The lieutenant told her the
rpdlice could not hold her if she had
turned over her money and her ad
dress. But he held her.
She telephoned to her husband. He
came. Since the policeman insisted
on taking someone to the station, he
went. Then they let him go.
"The man who was so insistent
about police action," said Mrs. Dead
man, "handed me a visiting card he
said was his. On the card was the
name "Dr. A. R. MacDonald, Mar
shall Field Annex bldg."
The money was claimed next day,
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TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
April 25, 1733. Father Mercier,
Jesuit priest at Cahokia, wrote to the
governor of Louisiana that the Kas
kaskia Indians had been ordered by
their chief, Eoensa, to prepare fo
war against the French.
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If you want to hear rapidfire con
versation listen to two girls who havq
just passed a girLtheyhoth, know
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