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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 03, 1912, Image 12

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Symbolic dances are the fad
On many hundred stages;
We see the dancers, thinly clad,
All sorts and kinds and ages. "
With filmy draperies that cling
And weird, tuncanny motions,
They symbolize such things as
And Passions and Emotions.
They dance a Poem writ by Poe
With great poetic frenzy,
Their lack of garments goes to
They -scorn the influenzy:
They'll dance a tragedy clear
through ,
With motions most symbolic,
Although they may appear to you
As suffering from colic
In dances they'll portray the past,
The future and the present,
And they'll' present, with detail
The Poet and the Peasant; v
They'll dance a painting or a play,
A novel grim or merry,
And in symbolic'wise, some day,
They'll dance the dictionary!
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Montenegro's king claims to be
a poet-. Let the cholera, rage
Omaha, Dec. 3. Allesandro
Chiara, of 1118 Morgan street,
Chicago, told the federal authori-'
ties here how he was stung for a
wife and $500 by Andrea Trazza.
"My wife left me last June,"'
said Chiara. "She took $100 with
her and left two children on my
hands, one four and the other-
nineteen years old. j
Soon after, a man I never had-
seen befo're came to me and asked,
me if I wanted my wife back. Vr
said I did. 'He said he would
take me to her for $500.
"I told him it would be worth"
$500 to me to get her back, and he
told me to bring the $500 to a
meeting place on the outskirts of
Chicago. He told me that I
would have to carry a gun with'
me when bringing the money.
" T want vou to know this is on
the square,' he said, 'so be sure'
and carry the eun. Then if I trv
and rob you of the money, or if -
1 take the money and then-don t"
tell you where your wife is you ,
can shoot'me dead.'
"That sounded all right to me.'
I met him, and carried a gun as
he had instructed. He asked me
if I had brought the money, F
gave it ;to him. "t
"Then he walked away down,
the street, and said something to
a policeman. The policeman ar
rested me for can-vine- conceal er?J
weapons, arid I was fined $40 and'
costs the next day."
Chiara's wife and a second hus
band, Trazza, are under arrest
here on a white slave charge

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