Frank Blake

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n j In' ff.-rno-iitov 72 Oc- ^ l " ^IIVKI , « ^, drove a _ , Becomes Fathei was owner 7 in For 26th Time CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July (/pi_A 73-year-old carpenter today became a father for the Frank Blake took his 24-year- old wife, Ruby, to a hospital where she gave birth to a girl weighing four pounds, e i ounces. Condition of the baby, born prematurely, was reported "very good." While wailing at the hospital, the septugenarian recounted adventures in the sea of matrimony. matrimony. "I married in 1891 when I 15" Blake said "Wife Number in Dr. 15 a m J U K U . ing that gambling The present Mrs. B l a k e been a mother five times, Blake, said. Two of his former wives Two was the mother of four ! the third Mrs. Blake became mother twice. My fourth wife fell below the average giving birth to but one child," Blake added. still living, Burke stated. Asked how many of his 26 children arc living, Blake said, "I can't recall the number."

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  1. Kingsport Times-News,
  2. 08 Jul 1951, Sun,
  3. Page 3

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