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GIRL ON BEACH AT CONEY
HAD NO STOCKINGS!
CHURCH TRIESTO COMMIT
SUICIDE STABS ITSELF.
And an Old Man Took Her in
His Arms and Kissed Her,. .
Right Before Every
body, Too. , -
The day was warm and 100,1)00
people gathered at the opening of
Luna park. Here's how the re
porters described itr
"No, miss, you shall not be per
mitted to read this yon are too
young. This is Something per
fectly scandalous. Why, she
didn't have any stockings on !
"O-o-o-h ! And they were sun
hurned, too ! But they were good
to look upon, nevertheless,"fed or
white. And'her arms were-quite
bare. Surveying her all of her,
face and figure you'd at once
agree that she was the prettiest
thing you had ever seen.
"An old man entertained that
same view. He lifted her from
the Coney Island sands and took
herein his arm's. And this is
awfully shocking he patted,
right in front of fully 5,000 inter
ested men, women and children,
her legs and her arms. And then
he kissed her. And she kissed
"Whereupon she broke away
and ran unblushingly back into
the water, for heat affects even a
"My new hat is a dear," said she;
Her husband said: "I can't agree,
It has no horns that I can see.
But judging by the bill, oh, gee!
I think a pelican it must be."
For more than a century the
tall steeple on the church on
Town Hill, Hartford, Conn., with
stood the wind and the various
other elements of nature. But the
other day it tridd to withstand
one windstorm too many.
That was the time'the roar and
push of the wind was altogether
too much for the church. The
steeple snapped off and, turning!
over in the air, was driven
through the church roof like a'
spear thrown by some aerial1
It is expected . that the church.
will recover if the- doctoring car
penters succeed in extracting the'
OUR PRECISE ARTIST.
"He was a child of .the soil.'