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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 17, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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walking in the footsteps, of one of
his predecessors.
The state's attorney will continue
to enforce the tax laws despite any
hypocritical or canting editorials in
behalf of "safeTsaiie business" from
the Evening American, or , any other
newspaper. .
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Washington, D. C. Andrew Car
negie, "apostle of peace," will be ask
ed to give financial aid to Belva A.
Lockwood, one of the organizers of
the Universal Peace Bureau in Berne,
Mrs. Lockwood, who is 84 years
old, has been dispossessed of her
home in Washington. A committee
of Washington men and women will
ask the steel magnate to settle a fund
of $5,000 on the woman who has done
so much for peace.
Russia is the only country in Eu
rope larger than the state of Texas.
France is not quite so big as Cali
fornia and Alabama combined.
Germany is about the same size as.
France 'and about equal to Montana
and Georgia combined.
The British Isles are about the
same size as, New Mexico.
Belgium, with its 11,373 square,
miles, is not quite so big as Maryland
with 12,327.
Italy is about the size of Nevada.
Servia is almost 25,000 square
miles smaller than Indiana.
Illinois is nearly as large as Bel
gium, Servia and Netherlands combined.
Italy is about twice the sizeof Illi
nois. Texas and California together are
bigger than Germany and France to
gether. . Austria with 241,491 square miles
is the biggest country in Europe next,
to Russia, but is 25,000 square miles
smaller than Texas.
Montenegro with 5,603 square
miles is smaller than every state in.
the union except Connecticut, Dela
ware and Rhode Island.
Roumania is a trifle larger than
New York, "and Bulgaria a little big
ger than Virginia.
Either Texas, California, Montana
or New Mexico is larger than the
British Isles.
Montenegro, Roumania, Servia,
Bulgaria and Albania could be bunch
ed together and laid down inside the
borders of either Texas, California or
Montana. And Russia with 1,997,310 square
miles is about two-thirds the size of .
the United States not counting any
of our island possessions.
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"No, I'm not going to call on Julia.
Brown again. She's too advanced."
"Does she keep -a diary? "
"A diary! Rubbish! She keeps a
dictaphone!" Cleveland Haindealer

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