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FINGERS POINT FIVE ROADS TO
(Miss Myers, according to her story,
went direct from New York to Port
Jervis, stopped over night at a hotel
and started hunting for work the
next day. She changed from the
hotel to a boarding house to save
money. She was almost without
. funds when found.
Mrs. Leola Whlttaker the boarding
house keeper, discovered her and
told the police. An officer ques
tioned the girl. At first She stoutly
denied her Identity and insisted that
she was Grace Davis. Finally, when
her attention was called to a letter In
her room, addressed to Alma Myers,
"I left home after a little spat,"
she said. "I had a disagreement with
papa. I had no intention of going
until two minutes before I started.
I did not realize what grief it would
cause my parents. Perhaps I did,
when I saw the papers, but I thought
then I would get a scolding if I re
turned, so 1 decided to stick it out
no matter what happened."
Miss Myers is 20 and theonly child
01 Mr. ana Mrs. unaries Myers. Her
father Is a prosperous insurance
broker. Alma was idolized by her pa
rents and her every wish was grati
fied. Her friends called her "Smiles"
Miss Myers is said to have had no
sweethearts. It is this that made
the mystery more baffling than the
mystery of Dorothy Arnold, a so
ciety girl who had many men ad
mirers and much more social free
dom than Miss Myers.
RUBBER WORKERS STRIKE
Five hundred workers of the Me
chanical Rubber Co., 2637 W. Grand
aV., went on strike today. Millers
who struck a few dayB ago got their
demands, now the other workers
The company today appealed for
police protection, saying a worker
w'ho refused, to strike had been
beaten. . ,"" - "
Pure Food smstone
Reach for these fre necessities
forth clean hand and dear head
jOMont oral rfjyxd be clinch
your fist and fiffit for them.
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Ciimj Deptnmttt of SettlX
This unique bulletin Issued by the
Chicago department of health show
ing five ways to conserve health.
FOUR MEN HURT IN R. R. STRIKE
TROUBLE AT NEW YORK
New York, April a Reports of
tense situations along the line of the
New York Central were received here
today following the wounding of four
men in a battle betwen deputy sher
iffs and strikers at Poughkeepsie.
Railroad continued today in its as
sertion that the strike so far as it is
concerned is over. Strike leaders an
nounce that the men remain firm in
their demand for recognition of the
union the American Federation of
Convention of National Workmen's
Committee for Jewish Rights, Neth
erwood hall, Marshfield av. and Tay
lor, Sunday. Held to arouse interest
in favor of Rep. Myer London's
movement to have U. S. apepal
after the war to European coun
tries, especially Russia, for political
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