No corrections yet
The Passing Show
iifeboat Birth CUXHAVEN (Germany), Mon.-A 10lb. boy was born yesterday in a lifeboat which was speeding the young mother from her home on Langeoog Is land, off the North German coast, to a mainland hospital. The coxswain helped a midwife travelling with the woman to de liver the baby then turned back to the island. Mother and boy were reported to be doing fine. -Reuters. Pep Talk CAIRO, Monday.-Mrs, Esta Henry, a 72-year-old Scottish art dealer, pushed aside doorkeepers guarding the entrance to th Cairo Press Club last night anm told hunger-striking wombn, "Girls you'll win as surely as I'm from Edinburgh." Brandishing her handbag Mrs. Henry-"queen" of the auction sales of Farouk's art treasures shouted "You've got em scared keep them on the run." Her support visibly cheered the strikers-Egyptian women led by Madame Doria Shafik, the 36-year-old leader 'of the Bint El Nil (Daughters of the Nile). Camped ouit in the Cairo Press Sydnicate building, they refuse to eat until women get the vote. So far they.have gone 62 hours on orange juice.
Self-Made Torch PTITSBURGI, Mdn.-Mrs. Marion Metz told police today that she was working in the yard of her house when her 27-year old husband came-out of the kitchen, his clothes soaked in petrol. He:asked her for a match, and when she refused he turned and went back into the. house. Moments later he came out again with a match, struck it and set alight to his clothes. The police listed his death as suicide.-AA.P. -