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High winds forced him to alight at
Walter Johnson got started from
Whiting this afternoon. He has been
marooned since Tuesday, when he
met with an accident.
ADVENTURES OF MR. MOUSE
SOME ONE ' LOST
1 BUM OLE. l"LL
TAKE IT HOME
AND OPEN IT.
WILSON HAS CLOSE CALL AUTO
GOES DOWN EMBANKMENT
Windsor, Vermont, July 11. Pres.
Wilson narrowly escaped injury in
an automobile wreck today when his
chauffeur was forced to drive off the
road, crash down an embankment in
to a yard and run flush against a
house to avoid collision with a wagon
traveling in the opposite direction.
The automobile carrying the secret
service men had to be sent down the
same embankment in the same man
ner. The ' president was returning
from a golf game. He laughed at
The wagon approaching from the
opposite direction was on a narrow
bridge; the president's car was going
at a fair rate of speed; there was
no chance for the approaching car
to swerve from its course on the
narrow roadway. The president's
chauffeur saw this and took the
chance on the embankment.
NEW FRAUD SCENTED IN STATE'S
Special State's Attorney John B.
Northup, conducting the investiga
tion into alleged frauds in connection
with the election of State's Attorney
Hoyne, today issued a public appeal,
asking all Chicagoans who registered
but did not vote at the November 5
election to send him their names.
Northup asserted that the grand
jury discovered that in many in
stances ballots were cast for persons
who registered but did not appear at
the polls, and he is taking this means
of learning to what extent this prac
tice was pursued. No report will be
made by the jurors before next week.
Small Boy Papa, what is the race
problem? Papa Picking winners.
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