OUT OF THE ORDINARY NEWS
Sold Girl License Cone.
John McGarvey, on a bid of $4.50
bought Agnes Marshall, auctioned by
Nick De Vito, saloon keeper, 138 S.
Halsted. McGarvey left the saloon
with the girl and was robbed by, two
W of her associates. DeVito's license
revoked and the girl fined $25.
He's "Somewhere In France."
Henry Luken lost his wife via the
divorce route yesterday. "He went
to see his parents in Germany" said
Mrs. Ottilie Luken, 71 Keystone av.
to Judge Thompson. "He was cap
tured by the French. He wrote me
that he didn't leave just to see his
parents but to fight for his country
and that he didn't care what became
Up Go Taxi Rates.
Atlas Taxicab Co. boosts taxi rates
today. New meters measure dis
tance by thirds of miles instead of
halves. Prom now on rate will be 30
cents for first third mile and id cents
for each additional third, as opposed
to 40 cents for first half and 10 cents
for each additional half. Hour rate
goes from $2.50 to $3. Manager H
C. Strauss puts blame on gasoline
Dieters Gain Weight
New York, Jan. 30. Twelve of
thirteen police "rookies" who ended
last night a three weeks diet test to
prove that, able-bodied men can live
on food costing 25 cents a day, gain
ed from one to six pounds in weight.
The other member of the squad lost
close to four pounds.
Robs a Mourner at Grave.
New York, Jan. 30. Wm. Mayer
pleaded guilty to stealing handbag
from Mrs. Minnie Reed as she knelt
at the grave of her child. Said to be
one of gang who rob mourners.
Get Your Dough Cleaned.
Washington, Jan. 30. Got any
money you want cleaned? The di
rector Of thft TT R mint ia ornari.
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men ting with a coin washing ma-J
chine designed to clean silver coins
much after the manner paper dough
is laundered at present. New dimes,
because of their sHghtly concave de
sign, are said to be star dirt collect
ors. Pays To Be a Hero.
Milwaukee, Jan. 30. Because he
won a hero medal for rescuing a
woman from drowning, Adolph Du
bin, 20, Chicago telegraph operator,
may be paroled for selling forged
tickets to a fraternal ball.
Means Fewer Operations?
Pierre, S. D., Jan. 30. A bill to be
presented to South Dakota legisla
ture forbids surgeons to charge for
operation if through mistaken or ig
norant diagnosis he removes an ap
pendix which is not diseased. It is
to protect citizens against unskillful
and unscrupulous practitioners.
Every appendix must have a state
Have a Horse Sandwich!
New York, Jan. 30. First butdher
shop to sell horse meat exclusively,
so far as is known, has been openea
in Harlenvby John Sulser. A sign
over his" store reads, "Horse Flesh v
For Sale Here." Costs from 5 to 12
cents a pound. Board of health au
thorized sale of horse meat in N, Y.
about a year ago.
Vine. As Inventor.
Boston, Jan. 30. Vincent Astor
has invented "land sailboat" It was
built by Burgess-Curtiss Aeroplane
Co; Vine expects to use it on dry
beach at Florida. Has rubber tires,
.skate attachment and snow sailing
BINGO! $29 CONE!
Chas. Kahn walked into his tea
and coffee store at 1639 W. Madison
this morning and was surprised to
find a burglar. He was more sur
prised when said burglar sapped him
.over the head, and left, unexpectedly
Movies displaying nude figures
barred from Evanston,
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