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Why not take up Secretary
Knox' connection with revolution
in China, and that little question
of how it comes that present ad
ministration has handed finances
of Honduras over to Morgan for
some forty years to come?
That's a suggestion, based on
principle that there isn't much
use in digging up buried dirty
linen, while there's a whole lot
v hanging on the line.
Besides, rude persons might
think somebody wanted the bur
ied dirty linen for campaign ma
terial at this present time.
Dr. Mary Walker nearly pre
cipitated a scandal at Washing
ton "by taking off her Prince Al
bert coat in Secretary of the In
terior Fisher's office. But she
had another Prince Albert un
By the way, Mary wore pink
trousers with pink stripes in
Well, if you do take advantage
of Leap Year, you ought to be
head of the household, oughtn't
Washington has just discov
ered that by not supporting Sini
ster in Persia. American finan
ciers have last $100,000,000 worth
of business there.
Was Shuster sent to Persia to
"get business for American fi
nanciers," or did we hear that he
went there to rehabilitate Persian
finances? The two things are
"War will wreck Europe. Con
spiracies. Assassinations. Ruin
of Paris. Downfall of German
Emperor. Riots. Epidemics.
Evil destiny of England. Blood
shed in Spain. Tears -and misery
That is merely a synopsis of
the prophesy of Mine, de Thebes,
famous French seer, for 1912.
We suspect that Mme. de Thebes
suffered from indigestion about
the time she saw all these things
Dr. Sun Yat Sen has begun his
official work by changing date of
Chinese New Year to make it co
incide with Western calendar.
"Bringing China up to date!"
J. Pierpont Morgan has just'
bought a few little "objects d'art"
from Geo. Hoentschal, of Paris,
for which he paid over $1,000,000.
Pierp. must have made plenty
out of the Chinese railroad loan
Virginia Franklin, Los Ange
les, has made leap year proposal
to Jimmy Page, bachelor and
clubman of her home town. And
Jimmy has "been so ungracious as
to take 48 hours "to think it
Rose and Mary Harris called
for and received licenses to mar
ry Joseph and Harry Jung, at
Philadelphia. Which again shows
how Leap Year is getting in its
Albion National Bank, Albion,
Mich., closed today on account of
loans made to company of which
cashier of bank is president.
A little hard on the depositors,
but nothipg unusual these days.
Denver young woman attend
ing moving picture show sat
down on loaded revolver which
had ropped from pocket of man