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BABY BORN W HEARSE IS HEALTHY AND
HAPPY MOTHER REFUSES TO WORRY
I B : iHE 3
Top, Baby Wolinsky, born in a
hearse; below, Mrs. Joseph Wolin
sky and son, Joseph, Jr.
Mrs. Joseph Wolinsky says she
does not believe in signs, so she and
her new son will never worry because
he was born in a hearse.
Baby Wolinsky never meant to
have a hearse for a cradle but ac
cidents will' happen.
His mother, Mrs. Joseph Wolin
sky started for Michael Reese hos
pital when she knew a great event
was to happen. -
The ride on the street car was Ipng
Out on Western avenue the con
ductor stopped the car and hailed the
first vehicle in sight. It was a
The mother was lifted from the
car onto the death chariot. When the
chauffeur reached the hospital a baby
that had grim death as its godfather
was handed to the nurse.
Though he was born behind the
curtains of a hearse, and came into
the world to the hum of a speeding
motor car, Baby Wolinsky is just as
happy as a baby can be. Perfectly
. San Antonio. Corporal Jos. Medill
Patterson, Ghicago, rejected promo
tion to second heutenant offered him
in orders received from Springfield.
London. Railroad men's union
holding enormous parade in pouring
rain as protest against increase in
cost of living.
Washington. Sec'y Daniels say3
navy dropped from second to third
place in world's navies' displacement
when Pres. Roosevelt recommended
construction of Only one capital ship