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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 12, 1913, Image 8

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New York. Following offer of
Gaynor Independence League to
place him at heaoof 4icket, George
McAneny declined to take nomination
for mayoralty in opposition to John
Purroy Mitchell fusion nominee.
Logansport, Ind. Warren Hooks,
Vandalia fireman, lost leg when two
engines side-swiped in the yards.
Carmel, Ind. Wm. Waltz and wife,
1 Noblesville, Ind., and Mr. and Mrs.
Haworth fatally injured when elec
tric car crashed into their auto.
Plattsmouth, Neb. Mound of 30
skulls unearthed by workmen exca
vating" about residence of W. D.
Jones, erected 60 years ago.
Champaign, III. John Snyder ar
rested in connection with killing of
Harold Wilson last June. Declared
Snyder gave Chas. Roughton gun
with which Roughton killed Wilson.
t. Denver. Phillip Sandoval, 29, In
dian baseball player, dead. Samuel
Long in jail charged as slayer. Long
declared Sandoval "insulted Amei
ican flag and no Indian can do that."
An essay by Roger Bacon in 1618,
contains dim predictions of. steam
power and navigation of the air.
"Instruments," the author says in
$his essay, "may be made for navi
gating without any, men pulling the
oafs, with.a single man governing,
and going jquicker than if they were
full of pulling men. Wagons canralso
vp maflft. that without any horses
they should be moved with such ve-1
locity that it should oe impossible
to measure it.
"It is possible also to devise instru
ments for flying; such that a man be
ing in center of revolving something
by which artificial wings are made
to beat the air in the fashion of
Dirds. It is also possible to devise
instruments which will permit per
sons to jvalks on the bottom pij&$
sea." "" ' " v' ' " '""
inV Jffe
fCTJOi Vft.5 h
m$$ life
After dinner with a particularly
gracious Yankee friend, old chap, I
made overtures to summon the
waiter in order to inquire as to the
amount of our bill. But in a flash, as
it were, he produced a prodigous bun
dle of money andv protested against
my paying the bill in these emphatic
"Nix, nix! Bury that mazuma!
When you're with me, Ballyrot, your
dough is strictly phoney. Here,
waiter, nab this frog-tinted ten caser
and make it cover the damage for
myself and this solemn-looking simp.
Toddle along, waiter, and' chew off
the change for your wife and kiddies.
Not a chirp, Ballyrot. This is my
splurge. 'I'm the guy that put the
buy in southern hospitality, and some
day when I roam over to your foggy
burg you can get back at me- with a
glad-hand wallop."
My word! " "

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