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OPERATION ON. ORAM'S .SKULL
-PROVED A SUCCESS
A happy old. woman walked 'down
the steps of the German-American
She is penniless, she owes a lot of
rent for her room and the twins
would be none the worse for rome
clothes and shoes suitable for rolick-
ing boys of ten, her husband won't
be able to work for a'long time, but
- her face was registering glee and
she hobbled down the stone steps on
the arm of a neighbor.
For John Oram will live, and John
Oram is the husband this woman has
stuck to through thick days of plenty
in their North Side home and the thin
days of poverty in a West Side room
ing house; through" the happy times
- when he got good wages and the de-
splate days when he was under sen
tence of death and other times when
he was a prisoner in the" Bridewell v
Dr. John Harry J. Haiselden yes
terday cut a hunk out of Oram's
skull the size of two silver dollars.
He removed a tumor from Oram's
Oram will be up in-a few days but
it will be six months before the sur-
"geon will dare to plug the hole in this
"Nature will at once form a cov
ering over the brain," said Dr. Hai
selden. "In about six months I will
take a piece of Oram's snin bone and
' fill the hole in the skulL
"It js too early yet to predict
whether or not Oram's Jekyl " and
Hyde tendencies will be cured by the
operation." ' ' j
Oram had a habit of impersonating
a policeman. He was arrested' many '
e times for this. Dr. Haiselden was of
the opinion that the tumor on his
v brain had caused him to -possess a
t dual personality..
Maplewopd Y. P. S. L. meets Thurs
day evening, Weyher's hall, Milwau-
kee and RockwelL '
FALL! WITH APOLOGIES TO
THE WEATHER MAN
By Jim Manee
Has that burning oak leaves odor
Reached your nostrils, folks, of
Have the blooming morning glories
Started dropping on the gate?
Have you noticed how, the sun sets
At a rather earlv hour?
How that summer feeling faded
With our Tuesday evening shower. J
It is true that baseballVslipping;
Say, these changes, all and all.
Seem to indicate that summertime
Is waning into fall.
P. S. He who gets out his last
year's overcoat for inspection and
finds no moths in it is a lucky gent
(This is a punk day to run this.)
NEW YORKvSTREET .CAR' MEN
VOTING ON STRIKE
New York, Sept 6. New Yorkers
may.b9- walking or 'jitneying" to '
work by tomorrow morning while
their -wives are makine desnerate ef
forts to get something to eat
.Employes of the subway and ele
vated lines were votine todav on the ,
question of strike. Officials of the
roads having announced-positively
that they will not arbitrate the men's
demands. TJnjon officials said they
believed a strike mights be declared
shortly after midnight.
TELEGRAPH BRIEFS .
Kansas City, Mo. With 8,000
union coal miners already out in
Southeast Kansas, union delegates
and operators' committee met in'
joint conference in another attempt
to come to terms on new working
agreement. - v
Naples. Fire broke out aboard the
steamer. Sophie . Cooper while she
was en route from New York and de
stroyed the larger part of cargo of
21,791 bags of sugar.