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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 17, 1912, Image 6

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fretful doggies on their first visit.
When doggie enters with a re
quest for a pair of boots he is.in-
vited to jump ontb a small table,
where the impression of his feet
is taken, and general peculiarities
of his paws noted, so that all pos
sibility of chafing by the boots
may be eliminated.
Three or four days later doggie
comes in again. His boots are
ready. They are something like
, small tobacco bags, with the sole
of fairly stiff leather-' and .the
upper of soft, pliable leather, the
whole held by laces.
"The first pair of boots, for
dogs were made by papa-ior our
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7 tMTS't
own dog," explained Miss Yvonne
Mingot, daughter" of the boot
maker. "In ''France we lived
Where there was nothing but soft
earth for the dog to walk on.'
When we tame nere his feet got
in terrible shape from pavement
and sidewalk.
"One of dur neighbors wanted
some boots for her dog. Papa
made them and has been in, that
business ever ince. And it has
been quite prosperous, too.
"Papa gets $4 for four boots
and has. many rich patrons."
Mingot also makes, ieather
blankets and caps for dogs and a
dog. basket of such skillful de
sign as to deceive " hotel clerks,
street car conductors and apart
ment superinteridents.
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Atlantic City, N. J., May 17.
With five men aboard, the sub
marine boat Tuna is stil aground
on Great Egg Harbor shoals, 14
feet under water. The rest of the
crew were taken' oc.
Desperate efforts were made by
tifesavers to reach the sunken
submarine, but the high sea run
ning prevented them getting near
enough to take off the imprisoned
Capt. Dannehauer, Lieut. Hyatt '
and the three members of the
crew are trying to hold the sub
marine until a revenue cutter can
arrive. -x
The boat was on her way to
"Bridgeport when she went
aground. Thirteen members of
the crew weer taken off. Water
let into the submerged tanks last
night is believed to have saved
the vessel from pounding to
pieces on thebar.
Each succeeding wave buffets
the submarine,-and the story thit
the five men stiU aboard her will
have to tell if they are rescued,
will be one -of j the most remark
able in naval annals.
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Miss Duke, the tobacco kifag's
daughter, has spurned her Spanr
ish prince. Probably he didn't
have the-makla's.

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