OUT OF ORDINARY NEWS
Left -Coat in Wrong Auto '
Vivenne R. O'Connor, 7633 Emerald
av., -went skating on the Midway.
She asked a friend's permlssipn to
leave her coat in the friend's auto.
Then Vivenne picked out the -wrong
auto and ler coat is missing. If the
owner of the auto "finds the coat it
can be identified by a letter ad
dressed to the girl in one of the pock
ets. Did You Find a Carter?
Have you picked up a lady's gar
ter worth $5?
Someone did. Because Blanche
Lee, a stenographer living at 6031
Jackson av., says she lost one as she
got off a Cottage Grove av..car at
61st St., last night. And it was a spe
cial kind of garter with little pockets
and money and theater tickets and a
powder puff and everything.
"Wolf Loose Down Town
A hungry wolf is atlarge less than
a mile from the busiest corner in the
world, State and Madison sts. South
Park Policeman Mackin, on duty on
Michigan av., heard theTiowl of the
animal last night.
He got assistance and a hunt was
started. Several shots were fired at
the animal, but it got away among
the dump piles near the uncompleted
Field museum at 12th st. It escaped
from the Lincoln Park zoo a month
ago, the police say.
Killed Baby Freed!
Parisian. 25. A Paris jury de
cided thaMt is no crime for a moth
er to kill a child born as a result of
violation by a German soldier. Jo
sephine Barthelemy, 20-year-old or
phan, killed her child at its birth.
Jury freed her without leaving the
'courtroom, amid cheers.
Must Have Had Swell Clothes
New York, Jan. 25. Mrs. EUza
beth Davis, wife of Richard Harding
Davis, novelist, was "sued in the su
preme court for the recovery of a
balance of $693- alleged due on a bill
for gowns. She was formerly Bessie
McCoy of "Three Twins" "fame.
Funny Story Kills Him
Danville, III., Jan. 25-Geo. Stun
kard, aged citizen of Sidell, laughed
himself to death over a funny story.
Kiss Her! Kiss Her AgainI
San Franciscor Jan. 25. Constant
kissing as a panacea for domestic
trouble was recommended from the
bench by Superior Judge Graham to
day, whose work as domestic pacifier
has earned him mname of "the Great
Guards Must Be Polite
New York, Jan. 25. Subway
guards got an awful jolt today. The
management ordered them to be po
lite to the public. They've got to say
"please," "exciise me" and "I am
They Always Were a Bother
Cleveland, O., Jan. 25. Fred L.
Werley took alarm clock to bed, so
he could stop ring without getting
up. Clock's revolving key caught
collar of silk pajamas and nearly
choked him. .
STATE DEPARTMENT BELIEVES
CODE IS IN FOREIGN HANDS
Washington, Jan. 25. Cpnfiden
tial messages o.f the state depart
ment have leaked because the state
department codecs are known abroad,
the state department has reason to
believe, a high official stated today.
Because of this the code have
been altered from time to time and
it is hinted they have been changed
Charges that the codes are known
abroad have been made frequently.
Until today, however, the department
has never admitted its belief that
the code is in foreign hands.
YOU CAN HELP OUT
Got any clothes ypu don't want?
The waitresses' union, room 602,
35 S. Dearborn, is collecting clothing
and will k accept any donations of
clothing to send to R6se Claire, HL,
for the children of striking miners
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