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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 27, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 11

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up safean"3 sound in a life-saving
When asked how it felt to nearly
drown she answered: "It was a most
pleasant sensation. I forgot every
thing for a few seconds and seemed
to be in a dream. I wasn't a bit afraid
until I was safe in the life boat and
then of course I realized what danger
I had been in."
Miss Hennessy is small and very
graceful. She is very quaint in ap
pearance and Jooks at one with an
expression that shows eagerness and
much interest. Before she became a
movie actress she was a society danc
er of the "Mrs. Vernon Castle" type.
Dancing and swimming are her fav
orite pastimes.
Well, before we say other hard
things about him let's see what Mr.
Owl feeds on, that may throw some
light on his seemingly bad habits.
You won't have to look far to find
that the owl's principal diet is mice.
So there you have the whole story
if the foolish little mice would stay
a-bed nights, the owl would probably
settle down to be a respectable family
man, but as it is, if he is to live at all
he must gad about a good deal at
Because he has to "see in the dark"
the owl has bigger eyes than most
birds and they are so constructed that
they can catch every ray of light the
moon sheds on him. Where day birds
can't see a thing, Mr Owl can spy out
the tiniest mouse or insect.
So, before we blame the owl for
his night-prowling let us remember
the ways of the mice if they'd per
mit themselves to be caught in day
light we'd never hear as much as a
too-who or too-wit at pight.
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The Borneo islands boast of a tele
graph line constructed of mahogany
and ebony poles. This is no doubt
the most valuable telegraph line in
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London, England. Mrs. James B.
Eustis, wife of the former United
States ambassador to 'France, has
walked right through the barriers the
American colony placed between her
and smart London drawing-rooms.
Notwithstanding her wealth and
beauty, Mrs. Eustis was "cold shoul
dered" by the London American col
ony when she sought social recog
nition last spring, but recently a few
of the most exclusive Londoners gave
a grand ball for Mrs. Eustis and now
she's the most popular American wo
man in London. !
A motion picture machine that may
be packed away in a traveling man's
kit has been invented, and it will
here after be possible for the sales
man to exhibit bis wares anywhere.
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