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Washing to n Mad Over First World’s Series Washington takes baseball as seriously as Senators take themselves. So when "Bucky” Harris'* 4*am brought home the bacon and the right to play In Washington’s first World’s series, thp town clam ored for admission. This is only a small section of the mob that sought to buy tickets when they were placed on sale there. Walrus Kill in Far North With MacMillan Members of the MacMillan North Greenland expedition, which has returned to Wlscasset, Me, with <a freshly killed walrus. Fresh walrus meat was one of the most highly prized articles of diet, when th* Bowdoln crew was locked for 333 days in the Arctic.—(Copyright, 1924 In U. S. and Canada by the North American Newspaper Alliance and Donald B. MacMillan.) “MA” ferguson forgets politics in her kitchen. ’ Jy£A,’'- r'E.ieCtx^OKr. ^ h»mi■■»*»*>«««»»!Mx»>«*>»*—**—>»»—^!>T***<*f<y**^w*y****^**<(y*f^>*4y*****» -,, ---. -»-.«--•- •■ - *■- ■■ .- - -rtSd Having won the Democratic nomination for Governot of Texas and being virtually assured ef her ele* <t!on as the first woman Governor In the United States, “Ma" Ferguson, wife of James E. Ferguson, a former Impeached Governor of the Lone Star State, forgets the worries of politics in the Utcaep of h«r 'Temple, Tex, home. WHERE THE RUBBER HOSE IS SLIPPER | SN2.JTO0V' - Above are pictured children outside the Elmsford, N. Y., school, who, when they misbehaved, have been whipped with a light rubber hose by the principal, Howard L. Holden. Now that the right to spank has been taken away from him, Mr. Holden and sixteen of the twenty-two jeachers have threatened to resign. New Diamond Rush in Africa Follows Find Capetown.—One of the greatest diamond rushes in the history of -South Africa has just taken place at Zeekocfontein, on the banks of the Vaal river. Mr- Tromp, owner of a farm in this district, discovered diamonds a few we-sks gao, and has been making an average of two to three thousands pounds a week. On the day when. In acocrdance with the law, the neigh boring area was thrown open, three thousand men and boys including well-dressd clerks and students, poor white diggers, and penniless farmers, prepared to stake their claims. To all members will be issued at tractive door and window ^tickers, which poor persons can plainly see, telling then* that aid will be freely given them, but through the organ ized charities and in a more sub stantial and lasting form than the few bits of change the professional beggars ask for. Upon application to a membar for help the unfortunate is handed a coupon, which he must present to charities officials, who will investigate the case and then act beurgepo iulvabe© .tohlt GAVE AWAY FORTUNE; CLERKS FOR $15 A WEEK ■ ■ ii ■ '■! m Because, he said, his wife and daughters made him eat at a separ.te table and made life miserable for him, Edward W. Washburn, of Brockton, Mass., gave his business there, worth $500,000, to his family and disappeared. For a time it was thought he had committed suicide. Now he has been found clerking In a Brooklyn N. Y., store for $15 a week, but he says he Is happy. FATHER OFFERS TWINS FOR SALE These twins were offered for sale for *300 each by their father, Nick Chapla, who told the Detroit, Mich., police he needed the money to take hla wife and their other two children back to Poland. They have been living in Cleveland, O. Chapla was held pending deportation pro ceedings. i JS HE THE OLDEST MAN IN THE WORLD? ^ ^/^Rounsr acha| Zaroun Agha, who Is said to !se 150 years of age. Is the “Sheriff" ©f all the porters of Constantinople. He was photographed with I./ary Marshalek, most beautiful girl in Poland, who attended the Polish exposition in the Turkish capital. A memorial window designed espe cially In honor of Joseph Jefferson, the actor, will soon be placed In a veil on the sunny side of "The Little Church Around the Corner" In New York City. A special ray of light which will pen. etrate for a distance up to 300 yards under water at any depth has been In vented by an Italian scientist. Three presidents (lied on July 4. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson In 1828 and James Monroe In 1S31. July 4. 1826, the date of the deaths of Adams and Jefferson, was the fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and both were signers. Santo Domingo has applied for mem bership in the Dengue of Nations. It is expected that the application will be I voted on favorably by the Assembly. Earl Cooper to Marry After Racing Romance ||fo>S JAKE &. g>AX I/SV, During a race In the east some time ago, Earl Cooper, the fam ous automobile race driver, saw a beautiful red-haired woman In the grandstand as his car flashed past. He could never get her out of his mind. A few days ago his car crashed with another car on the streets of Los Angeles. The other car was driven by Mrs. Jane R. Bailey, of Troy, N. Y. She was the "red-haired woman.” She will soon become Cooper’s bride. Slashed Across Face By Jealous Suitor [j£HHiirQc>Tg;-c.yrg^ij John Lacognato, an admirer, slash ed her across the face with a breaA knife in a jealous rage because sh* danced with another man, Jennla Gonzennerrl, New York, told pollca, Hollywood Actress Off to ¥/ed Banker C KdfT -■ ' -scsf * Great indignation was shown by Nlta Naddi, film sta-r- from California, when reporters found her aboard a Europe-bound ves sel and wanted to photograph her. She didn't like her holiday Interrupted, she said, but later smilingly consented to a snap shot. The reason for the pout was explained when It was learn ed she was sailing to wed a Cleveland banker whom she met seven years «.go while she was & chorus girl. Papal Dress Reform Keeps Churches Empty Paris,—The papal ukase against Im modesty In feminine dress Is Inter preted at Blogna In so drastic a manner that attendance at the local churches Is said to have fallen off 50 per cent. Priests, assisted by boy scouts and members of the Virgin Mary society, mount guard at the doors of Bologna Cathedral before the 11 o’clock fash ionable mass, and compel all wom en entering to undergo a close scru tiny. If any would-be worshipper Is held to be not dressed to conform with the Pope's idea of modesty she is barred from the church. Several prominent women of th# city have thus been excluded from worship, according to Rome dispatch-* M.