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1 TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Bryce acted as a politician
rather than an ambassador, and
failed to inform his government
of grave interests jeopardized by
Taft, Champ Clark, Hearst and
others." Montreal disoitch as
to Ambassador Bryce and reci
'Taft, -Champ Clark, Hearst
and others." Phew!
. Rear Admiral John Y. Taylor,
former-' medical director U. S.
navy, shot and killed self in home
at Washington. 82 years old and
tired of life. (
Chicago social register for 1912
shows marked decrease in mar
riages in "society.',' Well, well !
Talking about the Beef Trust
and Judge Kohlsaat, what hap
pened to the' Gas Trust decision
of last Tuesday?
Question: -If you hold share
of Standard Oil New Jersey stock,
and eovernment stens verv
gently on Standard Oil's toes,
and Standard Oil bows, to the
government, and takes away your
share, and gives you instead
1995.983383 shares in Borne
Scrysmer company, which neither
you rlor anyone else ever heard of,
is Standard Oil dissolved?
Yes, it is ! At least that's what's
happening, and our strenuous
government seems satisfied.
John Nehring married Frances
Nehring shortly after she got di
vorce from first husband in Illi
nois. Then brought suit attack
ing validity of own marriage un
der Illinois law forbidding re
marriage, of divorced persons
within a year. Did you get all
her money, John?
James A. Patten, millionaire
wheat broker, going to stop vice
in Illinois. He says so himself.
And he's going to begin by "in
stituting a campaign of education
in the colleges."
Thus, you see, after Patten gets
the campaign begun, one-eighth
of one per cent of the .people will
be told ahout vice in the colleges,
and will study vice in the colleges,
and at the end of four years j will
come out of the colleges prepared
to lead clean lives, and thus will
vice be abolished in Illinois.
Patten has the brainworks of a
supreme court justice.
Why doesn't Chicago put signs
at depots: "Robbers, thugs and
murderers welcome here." Six
women brutally beaten by rob
bers in last 24 hours. And not
one arrest made.
County Traction company hold
ing up Maywood people. But
we're troubles enough nearer
Kansas ought to take some
strong purgative medicine for the
men who ta'rred and feathered a
school teacher, and then pleaded
guilty to assault so as to get off
with a light sentence.
Government has indicted Chi
cago and New York officials of
Lehigh railroad and business men
with whom they were mixed up
in rebating scandal. Haw, haw!
When they going to get them to
Federal Judge J. Otis Hum
phrey, Springfield, Wis'., wouldn't
give 'naturalization papers to-