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SINGER WINS $100,000 ON WALL STREET TIP
GOING BACK TO PARENTS
New York, Feb. 2. Betty Lee,
singer to New York and Newport so
ciety, has created a sensation by
cleaning up $100,000 in Wall street,
and now says that instead of spend-
qg ing her fortune on the gay white
way, she is going back to her home
in Atlanta, Ga., to enjoy real life
, with her parents'.
Three years ago Miss Lee came to
New York with $20, a guitar and cos
tumes for use in singing ' southern
folk songs. After a hard struggle
she reached society and became pop
ular as a singer at society entertain
ments. She saved her money, bought
stock on the advice of a banker and
won her fortune.
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Page that gent who had the secret
powder that, if mixed in a gallon of
water, would take the place of gaso-
line and sell for three cents.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
Feb. 2, 1824. At Vandalia at a
meeting of the central committee an
address was read and ordered to be
printed calling upon the people of
Illinois to support the constitutional
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DID YOU KNOW
A cold in the head may affect your
talking, but it doesn't hamper your
writing or spelling'
No forcible feeding will be neces
sary in Belgium or Poland.