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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 28, 1911, Image 27

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Then ,came Dr. 'Alexander Mc-'l
Canachie who had heard his
story and examined his eyes'.
"Come with me," he said to
Haley, "I am going to restore
your sight."
Haley went to the hospital,
and McConachie removed the
cataracts, and made artificial
lenses, which he put into glasses.
When he? left the hospital yes
terday; Haley was told not to re-
-o
move the bandage from- his eyes
for 24 hours.
But the temptation was ktoo
strong. He lifted the bandage
for a peep, and fell unconscious.
When he had been brought to,
he sobbed : '
"I saw the light, the beautiful,
wonderful sunlight," he sobbed.
"Oh, thank God, I can see."
So today, the little 'blind tailor
sat at his win'dow just seeing.
CUPID GETS THE ONLY WOMAN DEPUTY SHERIFF-
in the United States. On Dec. 19
Miss Johns will become the wife
of John C. Grier of Pittsburg. '
Miss Johns was appointed a
deputy sheriff of Fayette County
by'her father Sheriff Peter A.'
Johns, last January. She wears a
badge of solid gold, and carries a
handsomely mounted police -revolver.
Miss Lucy B. Johns.
Uniontown, Pa., Nov. 2f.
Daniel" Cupid has served a war
rant on Miss Lucy Beech Johns,
said to be the only woman deputy
SHOOTING AT THE SKY
The Interstate commerce com
mittee of the United States sen
ate has opened up shop, and invit
ed everybody with an idea about
what to do with the trusts to step
up and say his say. .
There is sure to be a large re
sponse. A big collection of ideas
will result. But it may turn out
like the late Secretary Jere
Rusk's experiment in ! trying to
induce rainfall in western Texas
by means of explosives. His offi
cial report described the elabor
ate and costly preparations to
shake rain from the clear sky and
concluded as follows :
"The result was a loud noise.'
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