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I H from the hurdle 'record, coins the
distance4n 25 1-5 seconds.
Fred Fulton easily whipped Porky
Flynn in ten rounds at St. Paul, but
his showing was disappointing. Ful
ton was expected to win by -a knock
out, but never came close to a finar
punch. Flynn took only one round.
In the same fight Mickey Sheridan
of Chicago handed a sweet trimming
to Jack Torres of Kansas City. The
boys put up a hot contest.
ESCAPED SQUIRREL GOES ON A
' v RAMPAGE STILL AT LARGE ,
This is all on account of a fuzzy
tailed squirrel. The animal was the
v prQperty of Mrs. .Louis Fritz, 6030
Stoney Island av. He, or she, es
caped from a cage in the Fritz home
and started on a rampage.
Then came Wa Perry, a janitor
at 6021 Harper av. He grabbed, at
the dashing "pet." But said "pet"
bit 'im about steen dozen times.
Perry let go in a hurry. Policemen
were then requested to catch the an
imal. It fled' to Jackson park and
rushed right into a meeting of about
a hundred other squirrels. As Mrs.
Fritz had no identification marks on
her "pet," all the pursuers ave up
the chase and the squirrel cage at
the Fritz home is still empty.
Incidentally, Perry, th janitor, ob
jects strenuously to being taken for a
"nut" by any pesky little squirrel.
j BOYS WAR ON MOTHS
When you get out your -winter
overcoat and find it full of moths,
just call on a couple of Oak Park
- boys and all will be 0. K
Youngsters- from thk village, with
their eyes on .a few dollars in prizes,
have turned In over 75,000 moths in
, the past week -The tree pests have
been worse this season than ever be
fore. Destruction of many big shade
throwers was threatened and prizes
were offered to induce boys to war
on moths. So far, more than 65
pounds have been turned
MORAL! DONT WALLOP A COP
PER IN THE "JAWER"
It is very punk policy to wallop a
police chief in the "jawer." AsR
Mac had been doing odd jobs
around millionaires' estates at Lake
Forest His sleeping abode had been
in any old box car that happened, to
be siding near his work. The North
western railroad had him pinched.
Then Chief of Police Walter Mc
Guire, through kindness of heart,
decided to let Mac go. But first he
started to give him a lecture on va
grancy. It didnt appeal 4o the box
car inhabitant and he handed the
head copper a beautiful jolt in the
jaw. McGuire grew up in the navy
and Mac realized it before -the cop
got through with him.
Now Mac is back in jail with a
$100 fine against him. For several
months he will probably sleep in a
cell instead of a box carl
PRESIDENT QUOTES LIMERICK
ON LOOKS OF HIS FACE
Atlantic City, N. "J., Sept 9. Pres.
Wilson recited the following limerick
when asked at a charity musical here ,
to "stand up and show his face":
"For beauty I am not a star;
There are others more handsome by
My face. I don't mind it, r
Because I'm behind it,
It's the people in front that I jar."
This is an old one of Wilson's, but
it's always good.
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NO STUMP FOR THOMPSON
Mayor Thompson said yesterday
that as a national committeeman he
did not believe it would be proper for
him to take the stump for any fac
tional candidate in the Republican ,
primaries. He said that was the rea
son he refused to address the 4,000
Lundin-neutral workers assembled in
the Medinah Temple Saturday night
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