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July 21, 1933 - Image 4

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY
[las The News Of The World As Illustrated In Associated Press Pictures

Rumor has Elliott Roosevelt, second son of the President, in a
new romance with Ruth Googins of Fort Worth, Tex. Both, however,
have denied any matrimonial intensions. Young Roosevelt recently
was divorced in Minden, Nev., from the former Elizabeth Donner;
Philadelphia society girl.

Mrs. Jessie B. Costello of Peabody, Mass., is shown entering court
at Salem, Mass., where she is on trial charged with the slaying of
her husband, William J. Costello, a fire captain. Costello died last
February from the effects of poison which the state charges his wife
administered.

The Sioux Indians at the Chicago world's fair added Gen. Italo
Balbo, commander of the Italian seaplane armada, to the tribe. He
was given the appropriate title of Chief Strong Wings. He is shown
during the ceremony with Chief Black Horn.

Amateur Champion Boxers Of
Ireland To Be At World's Fair

Author Of Saca
Of Youth Dead;"
Made $300,000
MARSHALL, July 20.-(P) - A
quiet man who, all unknown to his
nationwide reading public of youth,
wrote a large part of the once-
cherished Frank Merriwell. stories,
received no credit but earned a for-
tune estimated at $300,000, died, here
Thursday of heart disease, aged 66.1
He had been ill three months.
William Wallace Cook turned col-
laborator years, ago to 'Gilbert xPat-
ten, originator of the Merriwell';saga,
and between them the five-cent Tip-
Top Weekly, with its engrossing life
story of the herculean Merriwell' won
a permanent niche in the affections
of American boyhood.

"double shoot" that Mr. Cook in-
vented for Pitcher Frank Merriwell
and that Merriwell brought to bear
on groggy Princeton. Many a stal-
wart football player,' suckled in the
Merriwell school, tried without suc-
cess to boot field goals as the for-
midable Frank did, always in the
nick' of time with unerring aim.
No gang of less than a dozen could
waylay him in the dark and hope
to survive and the two ladies, the
ravishing Elsie of the stray-like hair
and the equally mesmeric Inez, who
watched ga-ga and reverential his
triumph march, became as celebrated
as the two brothers.
Cook, born in Marshall April 11,
1867, was 'taken by the family to
Ottawa, Kan., two years later. His
father; Charles, was traveling pas-
senger agent for the Chicago & North
Western Railroad.
Presbyterian Church To

Parents troubled by the appear- Sponsor Summer Party
ance of the paper back on the table
in their sons' rooms were uneasy at The Presbyterian Church will spon-
first, but their complaints subsided sor its first party of the summer at
after they had read one, for,.in spite the church house, 1432 Washtenaw
of an occasionally sensational cover, Ave., tonight, it was announced yes-
the series hewed to othodoxy and an terday.
emphasis on the standard virtues. Music will be furnished for danc-
Patten, and then Cook, carried the ing and games will be played. Simi-
redoubtable Merriwell through prep lar parties were a regular feature
school, through Yale, and finally did of the school year and served as a
the same for his brother Dick. The get-acquainted medium. All students,
Yale Bowl of today never witnessed regardless of church affiliation, have
such timely and phenomenal prowess been urged to attend.
as the fctional brothers brought to
athletics. The first Christmas celebration in
Many a kid, now grown to man- Ohio took place in Licking county
hood, tried in vain to duplicate the 183 years ago.
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DOUBLE FEATURE PROGRAM
"MYSTERY "BLONDIE
of the JOH NSON
WAX MUSEUM' Joan Blondell
Lionel Atwell Chester Morris
Showing at Showing at
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