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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 18, 1913, Image 14

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The frankness with which he' lays the facts in his situation before thfc
people is most wholesome. It may help to check the growing pressure
upon men in office to be extravagant, a pressure which undoubtedly is large
ly responsible for the frequency of grafting.
Watch the newspapers which are trying to belittle Bryan and see how
many of them are owned or steered by bankers.
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St. Louis, July 18. Awaking to
find herself on the streets after mid
night, clad only in a silk night dress,
with her hair down her back, a
strange man's shoes on her feet and
her excited husband and three
strangers staring at her, was the
novel experience of Mrs. Jennie Eu
banks. Three men discovered her walking
along the street with her eyes open,
though she was groping her way.
They decided she was sleep-walking
and shouted at her to awaken her,
but it was impossible. Then they
shook her, but that had no effect,
Charles Marrs discovered that she
was barefooted, and took off his
number nine shoes and put them on
her feet. Then one of the men turn
ed her around and started her home
ward. She had proceeded about a block
When encountered by a man all out
of breath in search of his wife. About
that time the family dog leaped out
of a dark shadow and barked. That
aroused Mrs. Eubanks, and taking In
the situation at a glance, she prompt
ly fainted.
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The newly enfranchised women of
Vola, HI., a small village near Mc
Henry, reverted to the primitive last
Tuesday night and rode a woman
around town on a rail, after tearing
her clothing into rags and badly
bruising her, the while they beat on
dishpans and screamed like savages.
Mrs. John Richardson, whose hus
band is a cripple, aroused the sus
picions and gossip of the hamlet by
her friendship with her brother-in-law,
William Dunnill, who is consid
erably her senior.
At 7 o'clock Tuesday evening
Richardson and his wife were sitting
on the porch when a mob of about
sixteen women approached and
seized Mrs. Richardson.
Thinking it was a friendly joke,
she allowed herself to be led off the
porch, laughing. Then the women
snatched at her hair and pulled it
down, tore at her clothes until they
were in shreds, while children danced
around amused by the spectacle.
Mrs. Richardson cried out and
begged her husband for help, but, be
ing crippled, he could only watch the
The women then forced Mrs. Rich
ardson to sit astride the rail and they
rode her through the town while the
men stood on the corners and jeered.
A thunder shower came on, but the
mob spirit could not be quelled and
the spectacle dragged itself out until
the women were exhausted, when
they dropped Mrs. Richardson in a
mud puddle in front of her home,
telling her to leave town inside of
24 hours.
Mrs. Richardson left yesterday
after having partially recovered from
her injuries. It is believed she is in
Chicago at the home of her sister.
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Tapioca Cocoanirt Pudding.
Half a cup of pearl tapioca, soaked
over night in one pint of water. Three
eggs beaten very light with One scant
cup of sugar and' pinch of salt Add
one and one-half cups of grated
cocoanut Mix well and bake In but
tered pudding dish thirty minutes.'
Serve hot with top milk or cream. An
inexpensive dessert and one that will'
please all the family.

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