A WEALTHY CRANK.
" MOST SUCCESSFUL FAILURE."
WANTS A NICHE FOR HIS
(Per Press Association —Copyright.)
(Received February 5, 1.15 p.m.)
WASHINGTON, February 4
John McDevtyt, 1 of Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania, who recently created a sensation in New York by Spending a large fortune in a single, day, arrived by special train, and announced that he intended to place his statue, recently executed by . a^ prominent. American sculptor, in the Hall of Fame at the Capitol buildings. McDevitt, amid hosts;of laughing and cheering friends, motored io a,hotel and spoke from the balcony. He designated himself as the most.'successful failure throughout the United States; consequently he was entitled to a niche in the Hall of Fame.
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A WEALTHY CRANK., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8786, 5 February 1914
A WEALTHY CRANK. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8786, 5 February 1914
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