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I was content to 'look upon oui
home as our world."
This statement comes from
""Mrs. Albert G. Wheeler, jr., once
noted as "the prettiest girl on
Broadway," who claims she was
deserted in 1910 by her million
aire husband and is now contest
ing his attempt to reduce her tem
porary alimony from $500 to $100
a month. '
"Oh, I loved him as few women
have ever loved before," said
Mrs. Wheeler. "He was every
thing to me. And when another
woman an older one came be
tween us, I never awoke to the
situation until' everybody else
knew about it. lK trusted him so
much that I could hardly believe
even after I knew."
Mrs. Wheeler still retains the
beauty that made her the talk of
Broadway in the 90's. She is the
daughter of Axel B. Carlstedt,
former director of the Boston
Conservatory of Music.
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At South Bend, Ind., Jacob
LuskatSvas cold and helped him
self to 25 cents worth of coal on
the Grand Trunk railroad tracks.
He was tried, convicted and
promptly sent to ail.
The charge is so often made
that our courts are dilatory. It
is a pleasure to see the machinery
of the law operate so smoothly
Will go a long way toward off
setting the unfavorable criticism
on the long delay of the beef
LIVE IN MOIST AIR
Bulletin of the Pennsylvania
Society for the Prevention
Don't complain If your coal , r
bills are high tliis winter.. It will
be your own 'fault. To fill one's
'home with a hot. dry air, as most
people do, is both expensive and
unhealtffful. Tuberculosis, pneu
monia and colds lie in wait for
persons living in this kind of at
mosphere. ' y
On the other hand properly
moistened air does not have' to be
heated to as great a temperature
as drv air in order to be made
ilmfortable. When you feel cold,
therefore, instead of seeing
whether the' furnace needs fuel,
find out if the' air does not want
On a cold day the windows of
your room should have the per
spired look of a kitchen window
on a washday. In very cold
weather the. panes ought to be
If youjfind this is not the case,
the air probably needs a drink.
Place a pah of water in theroom,
or, if you have steam heat, allow
a little of the heat to escape. You f
will soon feel comfortable, though '
the temperature of your room
will not have risen.
With properly moistened air a
room need not be heated more ,
than 64 degrees.
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Did your gas meter make a new
recoidin 19 U?