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SEPARATION OF SHIRT AND
COLLAR IS EXPLAINED
Washington, April 11. It's all over
but the monument that is, if a mon
ument fits the "crime." The com
merce department has found original
builder of the original "biled shirt"
and collar. The inventor was a
woman wife of a Troy, N. Y., black
smith, way back in 1825.
Unmindful of the years of suffer
ing her discovery has led to, the
woman realized one Monday as she
bent up arid down over her soapy
tub that shirts stay clean longer than
collars. Hence the separate collar.
It saved her work.
The innovation appealed to the
Rev. Ebenezer Brown, who retired
from saving souls to selling shirts.
Brown put separate collars and cuffs
on market about 1829. They were an
instant success. Separate shirt
The department made its discovery
during an investigation which dis
closed $82,400,0007 worth of shirts
turned out in 1909. It found 80.46
per cent of al collars and cuffs made
in America come from Troy.
A DISTRESSING EXPERIENCE,
Six hours later we were finally
picked up by the Primrose and the
Magnolia and arrived at Queens
town, Ireland, many of us half
naked, others half dressed. Panama
Star and Herald.
WAS THERE SPEECHMAKING
J. W. Dunlap, editor of the Lodi
Review, has had some experience in
the last two weeks elected presi
dent of the Lodi board of trade and
almost asphyxiated just afterward.
Kinsman (0.) Courier.
. Aunt Lucy Good mo'nin', Pahson
Pewter. Mouf Ah ask what kind ob
music yo' all gwine ter hab inter de
NEW SUNDAY CLOSING PROBE
BOTH SIDES IN ON IT
A gigantic city-wide conspiracy to
sanction evasions of the Sunday
closing order is being investigated by
a combined force of wet and dry
leaders headed by Anton J. Cermak,
municipal court bailiff and secretary
of the United Societies. Yesterday
Cermak presented evidence to the
state's att'y's office which he says in
volves 50 saloonkeepers and political
leaders in the 29th ward, which has
been represented in the council by
Aid. Hrubec and McDermott.
Cermak says he has more evi
dence which he intends to turn over
to State's Att'y Hoyne and that he is
going to fight for complete Sunday
closing or none at all.
Washington. Senate today unan
imously directed Att'y Gen. Gregory
to send full report of his investiga
tions of Standard Oil Co. and other
oil interests which are charged with
boosting prices and fixing discrim
r Winona, Minn. Floods of Missis
sippi river on Wisconsin side, just
across from Winona, blamed for the
drowning of Peter B. Crogan, his
wife, daughter, 5, and son, 2.
New York. Presbytery is today
on recordj 64 to 3, that biblical story
of virgin birth of Christ and other
bible miracles are not to be accepted
Passaic, N. J. Frank La Zara will
spend year in jail because he threw
arms around perfectly strange lady
on street and kissed her. He blamed
exuberance on high balL
Eariington, W. Va. Judge Dice in
circuit court upheld right of police
justice to impose death penalty in,
case of Spot, sheep killing dog, whose
case was appealed.
New York. Vandal who destroys
fine gowns by squirting oil on them
as their wearers walk along crowded
streets being sought by police follow
ing severaLcompJaints , j