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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 02, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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spy and freed on th& promise that
he would leave the country.
Poe went to Mexico, where he took
up mining. His mine was raided, he
protested and the Mexican officials
laughed at him. So ne-oined the
rebels in the Madero revolution and
secured the promise of the rebel
leaders to protect his mining inter
ests. He was back in New York when
the European war broke out He
hastened toIreland, the home of his
ancestors, the De la Poer family, and
was placed in the Royal British ar
tillery. When the Black' Watch, as
the 42d Highlanders are known,
needed experienced men to handle
quick firing field pieces, he was trans
ferred and it was while with the
Black Watch that he was killed, Sept
22, when the allies were making their
big drive.
Winter trotting horse races are
being held in Russia just as though
the country was not involved in a
world war.
Annual races are- being held at
Moscow. Themost recent big race,
a. $10,000 affair, drew a big crowd.
The race was so close the judges
waited to see the photographs before
naming the winner. They decided
on Palonie, driven by Sam Caton of
Cleveland, Ohio. His brother, Will,
drove the second horse.
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On last Friday night the old stork
waded up the Yadkin and turned out
up Muddy creek and flew off near
Seward and left a braqe of twins with
Mr. and Mrs. Abe Hunter. The stork
then flew out by way of Bud Oosley's
house and took an accurate survey
of the premises. Winston, N. C,
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A barber asked the testy old gen
tleman how he liked the new oatmeal
shaving coap. "It tastes very nice,"
said the old gent, "but I've had
breakfast!" ,
Guns, injunctions, suits and threats
have been used by Mrs. Scott Durand
of Lake Bluff to protect her herd of
"sassiety" cows. The latest weapon
is most deadly. Mrs. Durand has
named several of her calves after the
governmnt inspectors.
One of the latest arrivals at the
high-brow milk station, a brown
spotted heifer, sports the name "Dy
son Girl," after the state veterina
rian, Dr. E. O. Dyson. Other frisky
calves are named after Gov. Dunne,
Att'y Gen. Lucey and other officials
who tried to pry Mrs. Durand away
from her swell cows.
Her herd, rated as one of the best
in the west, has long been supplying
milk to the best of north shore fam-"
flies. When the foot and mouth dis
ease was discovered among the cat
tle some of our well-known North
Side "sassiety" swells who had par
taken of the "high-brow" milk were
washing their hands and feet very
regularly, seeking signs of the dread
disease which spreads rapidly among
pigs, cows and sheep and often at
tacks humans.
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One of our "best" department store
men, 'part owner of Hillman's and
former owner of the Boston Store,
Charles W. Partridge, is being sued,
for a debt 22 years old.
Alonzo Cutler, former Board of
Trade operator, loaned money and
rendered services to the extent of
$49,000 almost a quarter of a cen
tury ago, he says. This is the fourth
trial of the suit and the principal has
grown to $100,000.
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If convicted, that $500,000,000
bunch of New Haven directors can
be fined $5,000 a piece and sentenced
to prison for one year. The poorest
among them is worth over $1,000,000
and he must be trembling In his boots'
over- the ferocity of justice.

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