Idaho Statesman
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Description: Carpenter's Wife Bears 27th Child
War Hero wonders What War Was About
Fall Kills Woman

Date: July 1 1939

Newspaper published in: Boise

Source: Microfilm Newspaper

Saturday July 1, 1939
Scranton, Pennsylvania (AP)
Married 27 years, Mrs. Glendora Pope, 45 year old carpenter's wife is a mother for the twenty-seventh time. The latest arrival a seven pound boy was born Thursday. Fourteen children are living. All were born singly. Mrs Pope is three years younger than her husband.
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San Francisco, California (AP)
Alvin C. York, Tennessee Mountaineer who became America's number one war hero when he slew 28 enemy soldiers and captured 132 more in the Argonne Offinsive, said Thursday he still doesn't know what he was fighting for.
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Los Angeles, California (AP)
Bread crumbs on the ledge of a 6th story apartment window told a mute story Friday when the broken body of Mrs Lillian Smith, age 79, was found on a concrete drivewayt below. Harols smith said his mother partially paralyzed in her right side, daily placed crumbs in the window for birds.

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