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NOON EDITION NOON EDITION COUPLE MEET, LOVE U. 5. RELY ON REBELS AND ELOPE IN JUST ? TO TAKE CARE OF THE "TWENTY-FOUR HOURS MEXICAN SITUATION Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at Chicago, DL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879. THE DAY BOOK An Adless Daily Newspaper. Daily Except Sunday. N. D. Cochran, g Tel. Monroe 353. Editor and Publisher. fTlP By Mail, Except in i 500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year. VOL.3, NO. 186 Chicago, Wednesday, May 6, 1914 ONE CENT AMERICAN GIRL HEROINE OF THE RECENT BATTLE AT VERA CROZ She Stood at the Top of a Flight of Stairs for Eighteen Hours With a Rifle ik Hand Says She Would Have ,' Picked the Mexicans Off But the City Fell , , and She Is a Heroine, BY HARRY C. FARMER Vera Cruz, May 6- Miss Clarita Cameron, 19-year-old American girL is the heroine, of the hour in Vera Cruz. Everybody, soldiers, sailors, marines, all admit that there's more bravery and heroism in Miss Clarita than in any bjg, strong warrior in this city! She sat on the top stair in her home here for eighteen long hours "wlthflut sleeping, riflex in hand, wait ing, expecting every minute that a horde of brutal Mexican ruffians would burst in the door and try to drag her with ther retreating Huerta army, into a captivity far more dread edvthan death itself!- By her side, during all those sleep less hours, stood her father, saving one last bullet, -which would 'have saved his daughter from Mexican hands, had they been overpowered by large numbers!