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AUGUST 19. 1922.
BOYS ROUT BEAR WITH COW’S HELP Animal, Undaunted by Pail of Milk in Face, Runs From Bovine Homs. DOUBT DAD’S WORD Had Baan Told That Black Baara Wera Harmlaaa, but Thla Night'a Experience Makes Them Scepti cal on the Subject. dean. N. Y.—Joe Burlier, wlnt Is four yearn old, always him liven afrnld of the blaek hears that come out of the woods of the mountains near here, and nobody ever has liven nble to con vince hlin that they are harmless. Ills father has told him that the black bears come out only to look for thlnica to eat, or for exercise, and that they never were Interested In little boys. l<ast night, however, Joe toddled out Into the barn with his older brother, ! Fred, who Is eleven, and for several j years has boasted of not belli*; afraid ‘ of bears, black or uny other color. Joe walked behind Ills brother and when they ftot to the barn he sat down on a pile of hay Just Inside the doorway while Ills brother began milking the cow. "Fred,” said .Inn, “It Is awful dark ; outside. Are you nfruld of hears?” “Don't be silly," said Fred. “There ! aren't any bears around here except I black bears, soil they wouldn't hurt anybody.*' "But they might,'' persisted Joe. “And you’re not afraid of them, are you? All right, then 1 won't be ufrald either." Black Bruin Appears. Fred went on milking by the light of the lantern, until the pall was uhout full. All at once he heard Joe cry out with a little stilled, sobbing scream. He turned und saw Hint a Idg black bear had come through the doorway and was reaching out a hairy paw for the little boy. Fred Jumped up and ran to hla brother and the lieur, forgetting to put down the pail of milk as he run. But before tie reached lilm the bear's paw had reached Joe's shoulder and the claws hud gone Into the sweater at the shoulder. The hear looked around Just then and pulled uwny his paw, tearing moat of Joe's sweater with it. Joe begun to cry, for the claws had cut Into Ills flesh about the shoulder and neck. Fred didn't know what else to do, so lie threw the pall of milk into the bear's face. The hear put Ills paws up to Ills eyes, trying to brush away the milk ns he hacked away. ] The hear inadvertently hacked Into the cow, which until this time had ; been standing still wondering why the milking had stopped. But when she The Bear Looked Around. saw the bear she bellowed and lowered her heud. There was a flurry and a flight and while Hi ami the lieur wen* mixed up In the hum the hoys run hack to Hie house. There arc two hoys now who are afraid of hears, even llu* harmless black hears. FOLKS ATTACKED BY HAWKS Man and Wife Pursued for Two Miles by Pair of Vicious Birds in Michigan. Battle Creek, Mich. —A haitle with chicken hawks which lasted for two bourn and Anally forced them, after being slightly wounded, to seek safety In flight, was the thrilling exiiei-ienci of Mr. and Mrs. John Fleming. Two hawks became so Incensed when Fleming explored a nest and killed young hawks, that they followed tin retreating couple for two miles. The tight started when Fleming climbed the tree to tliclr nest. The parent hawks swooped down upon him with shrill cries, beating him with claw and wing. : Girl Jumped Into River to Please Sweetheart | 1— i I Michael itoiidnvlega and Ber- J 1 Ilia Sloberdn, sweethearts, nf Chi- j 4 cugo, stood on Hie bridge at mid- * | night. Mike asserted that Ber- j i tha did not love him. und to * ! prove that she did, Bertha * Jumped into the river. Mike • * went in after her and pulled her J , 1 ashore. * Bertha, arrested for attempt- ( j ed suicide, was released by Judge t * Trude, hut Mike left town, say- * J ing that he would never marry a ’ t “dumbbell.'' 1 I WINS BALM FOR 2,000-MILE TRIP Court Awards Girl $4 a Mile in Suit for Breach of Promise. Lincoln. Neh.—After he had lured her 2,000 miles with the promise ef : marriage, a $1,500 ring and a limousine !of her own, according to the girl, 1 Isaac Stine, the dance of Miss ller- I trude Henoch, twenty, Brooklyn, N. Y„ put up a at range defense In the Put Up a Strange Defenae. breach of promise suit which she brought against him In the Superior court of Lincoln. The wealthy young Lincoln mer chant told the court he hud answered Miss Henoch's advertisement In a matrimonial Journnl und that, when she found he was a hopeless cripple, she* refused to marry him. Miss Henoch received a judgment for SH,- •100. “All this about me not wanting to | spend my life nursing an invalid Is u | lie," said Miss Henoch. She tossed ber bend scornfully, so that her red ' earrings Jingled. "Mr. Stine was twenty-five years old : and perfectly healthy except for a | slight limp. I met lilm ut a dance in I Brooklyn. We corresponded after he j went linck to Nebraska. He asked me : to come out there und marry him, tell : ing me of his flue automobile, his dia monds and tin* wonderful trousseau i he was going to give me. "Well, he sent the money for my I railroad fare und I went. It was ull true about the diumonds. Mr. Stiiie's family was the richest In Lincoln, I guess, and I loved him sincerely, lie gave me a $1,500 ring und hits of pret ty clothes und said he could hardly wait until we were married. But one day he said he wunteil the ring hack to get a wedding ring the auine size. I never saw it again. He stole the clothes hack, too. "I found out it was because he thought I wasn't religious enough for him and wouldn't like living in Ne braska after New York. This was after he got the ring hack. “You can imagine how 1 felt, 2,000 miles from home and no money to get back. I bud told all my friends I was going to lie married, giving them all my pieture ami said gisid-by and everything. I went to stay ut the Y. ! W. C. A. and Instituted breach of | promise proceedings. "When the trial came off he didn't I know what to say, so lie drugged In all lliut about the matrimonial agency and his being a cripple." Miss Henoch's father, Al Henoch. Is connected with a large inoilon picture company. She was once a bookkeep er. but says she lias not decided whether to go hack to business or en ter the movies. Family of Six Killed in Train Crash. Ahsicon. N. J. —Mr. and Mrs. John M. Stratton ami their four children were killed near hero when an auto mobile in which they were riding was struck by a I'ennaylvanlu express train. Two of the children died the day after the accident. State police are investigating reports that passing motorists refused to aid Hie vietiins of the crash. THE DEMOCRATIC MESSENGER, SNOW HILL, MARYLAND. MIL “OFFICER” STEALS GOODS; Special Policeman Looted Trains of Merchandise He Was Hired to Protect. GOOD DETECTIVE WORK i Dixgulaad as “Fence" He Qoee Into Thieves' Hangout and Arranges to Buy Stolen Geode—Thief Meets Tragic Death. New York.—Although Benny Levy, detective for the Krtc railroad, has had many exciting adventures, hie quests fur stolon merchandise have brought him none more exciting than hla capture of Tony Handazzo, an Krle policeman who stole the goode he wee supposed to protect One of the greatest "leaks" the rail- | roads have to compete with today Is the merchandise thief. Millions of dol lars In freight merchandise are stolen annually from the nation’s railroads. Benny Levy, who haa broken up many gangs of these freight thieves, found that his best disguise was that of a “fence." or buyer of stolen goods. He frequented the saloons snd cafes In the foreign districts of New York City, mlzlng with the thieves and gangsters found there, always posing aa a "merchant." Had Btolen Silks. One day he was approached by Tony Itundazzo, special officer for the Krle, who Informed him Hint he hud silks and linens vnlued nt $19,000 at his house, which could he purchased ut a cheap price. Benny made arrange ments to visit the house the next day and look the stock over. In the meantime, however, he de cided to look up Ilnndazzo's record. He found he was on the payroll of the railroad as a special officer, his Job being to wntch the cars In the freight yards and protect them against thieves. Then, Benny looked through the rogue's gallery and discovered thnt Itanduzzo bud been a criminal ull bla life and bad Just finished a prison sen tence when he entered the employ of the rullroad. Levy met Itanduzzo and satisfied the thief that he was a disposer of stolen goods. They haggled over the pries and Anally Levy agreed to pay the price demanded by itundazzo, and left the house, supposedly to secure a truck. Instead, he telephoned police headquarters, and a detachment of officers went to Hiindnzzo's house, only to And that the thief had escaped. They loaded the stolen goods Into the putrol and carted It to police head quarters. Putt Up Hard Fight. One morning u few weeks later Levy himself ran into Itundazzo as he was coming out of a Hudson river tube. The two men closed and fought des -111 \ r-1 * Haggled Over the Price. j perately, rolling down the gutter of , the street for nearly a block before a traffic officer came to the aid of the detective and look Itanduzzo In charge. Tin* freight roliher was Indicted and later released on bull. Later he dis appeared. Ills ball was forfeited, and the case agulnsl him stood on tlie prosecutor's calendar "waiting dis position." Then, track walkers along a New Jersey railroad found a mutilated body and a short piece of rope ladder. The body was that of a "rattler." a man who robbed trains while they were In motion by lowering himself on a rope ladder to tlie car door, open ing It and throwing out Hie merchan dise. Then lie would climb up a lad der. drop off at a grade, und go hr.ck | for Ids plunder. This rattler, however, failed to tie his Imlder securely, and he met a horrible death. Detectives of the railroad Idontifled the dead man as the long-sought Itanduzzo and now Levy has turned Ills attentions to j other bandit chieftains. Married Eight Days, Saaks Divarce. Oaktown. liiil.- Married eight days. Arthur t’ox has tiled suit for a divorce from Rthel Cox. Mrs. Cox Is guilty i of Inhuman treatment, he alleges. ■ _ t I Thursday, August 24th | I Big Day at Salisbury Fair V I WILL BE ij I U^m 1 AT THIS STORE I |j Of course, every one is going to take in the Fair on this day, so we have arranged to H ra hold Dollar Day, that there will be more pleasure. Pleasure in taking home things that gjj Eg appeal to you, pleasure in saving on your purchases and making the dollar go ev~~ Bj farther than it has gone at any time this past year. Bj | The Dollar Is Mighty on Thursday, Aug. 24 | jfj Here are just a few of the things that it will buy, many more will be found throughout | m the store, if you will just come in and investigate these dollar offerings. £ Ba 4 ffl 25c Percale 5 yards for SI.OO / Eg 25c Ginghams 5 yards for SI.OO ® Ejj 35c Ginghams, 32 in 35 yards for SI.OO Eu Hill Muslin 0 yards for SI.OO Eg pH $1.25 Ksponge, all colors SI.OO per yard l j^r-~ Eg 65c Ratines, all colors 2 yards for SI.OO wj E3 50c* Reach Cloth, plain colors or sports patterns 3 yards for SI.OO gg 75c Dotted Swiss, colored dots 2 yards for SI.OO p; Eg 40c Shirting Madras 4 yards for SI.OO ffl 50c Plain White Voile 3! yards for SI.OO ££ H 3 15c Unbleached Muslin $ yards for SI.OO CflmMVPnte f m $1.50 Storm Serge SI.OO a yard E3 35c Children’s Hose 4 pairs for SI.OO 03 $1.50 Women’s Silk Hose SI.OO pair ; . Bj $1.25 Women’s Lisle Hose SI.OO pair l|p a- 15c ’’Dig Rath” Soap SI.OO for one dozen cakes X ffr 15c “West" Hair Nets SLOO for one dozen L V \S Tablets or Composition Rooks SI.OO for one dozen X >C **°- vs nion suits for ES $1.35 Mens Silk Hose s*o® the P^ r Eg fjUF/ffi $1.50 Roys Linen Pants SI.OO the pair r@ gMß|\ $1.50 —$2.00 Roys Wash Suits. SI.OO each Sj Eg $1.50 to $1.75 Children’s Shoes SIOO the pair jj| | ’ $1.50—52.00 Children’s Dresses sl-00 each £ jjj $1.50—52.00 W omen’s Waists sl*°® eaeh jj| | we will gladly fill mail orders on them. | | _ j fftobweUZ&<?>-) I V Rig and Rusy Store” 9 £ SALISBURY. MD. J PAGE FIVE