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DEAF GIRL "HEARS" SONG!
This is how Helen Keller, famous
deaf and blind girl, heard Enrico Ca
ruso sing of the blinded Samson
from "Samson and Delilah." The
famous tenor went to the rooms of
Miss Keller at a hotel in Atlanta and
sang while she held her fingers on
his lips. Caruso was appeSring at
an Atlanta theater.
AS "FRAGRANT" AS POISON CAS
"The French government emphat
ically and categorically denounce as
lies many statements mad1 ir the
German official reports on the fight
ing in the Verdun theater. Although,
they say, the Germans usually trav
esty the truth, they have not before
issued such fragrant lies." Provin
cial Paper. j
FINE FOR PANTRY SHELVES
"Very often it happens that a
blank space is seen in the press, espe
cially in the Sheung Po, the organ of
the Seventy-two Guilds. It is sur
prising to see today's issue of that
paper. A space about one and a half
feet long and six feet wide is vacant.
Only five words remain in that space,
namely, 'Taken away by the cen
sor.' " South China Morning Post
Some of our army censors on the
Mexican border should go to China.
They would have real scope there.