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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 17, 1912, Image 6

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roulette in N. Y.
If Mattie Beird, Kansas City,
Kan., should kill her 83-year-old
husband, she would be in con
tempt 'of court. He got injunc
tion prohibiting her doing so.v
Woman -dressed as man ap
plied for work shovelling snow
in Lake Shore yards, Dunkirk,
K. Y. Husband ill; children starv
ing. Ada M. Ells, 20, pretty, con
fessed to stealing $1,200 from her
employers, Joseph W. Cushman
& Co., New York, so she "could
give theatre parties."
You don't care for butter any
way, do you ?
Prohibition Kansas now has
sign language. You can guess
what for .yourself.
"Bean Pole" will be name of 20
story skyscraper to be erected on
ground size o-half a city lot in
downtown N. Y.
Leonora -Marchant, Morris
town N. J., made cake with var
nish for molasses. She may re
cover. Anna Sietsma and Sietse Siet-
sma, first cousin, of South Da-(
kota, travelled through five states
trying to get someone to marry
them. Succeeded in La Crosse,
Wis.
Edw. Shippert, Dixon, 111., far
mer, crawled five miles to his
home after accidentally shooting
own foot oft". May recover
Abdicating seems to be becom
ing a habit with China's "boy em
peror" or hispress agent.
E. A. Boggs, testifying at Wa
terlqQIa., said he borrowed
$120,000 from 3 banks without
security. Tell us how, E. A., tell
us how. ' '
Naughty Cuba! It has permit- .
ted its internal affairs to interfere
with American "business "inter
ests,'and is about to be spanked,
if not annexed.
Rep. Ayers, N. Y., introduced
bill to suspend tariff on potatoes
because "scarcity has made prices
almost prohibitive." Almost.
"I think the direct primary in
every northern state destroys the
cohesiveness of the majority
party." Senator Lorimer. "Co
hesiveness is a grand and expres
sive word."
James P. McQuade, steel mag
nate, sued for divorce by wife,
says he never has been happy
since he become rich.
The number of millionaires who
confide in the people that.it is im-
possible to be happy if rictt. and -yet
go right on getting richer, is
a thing to marvel at.
"Can't refuse third term till its
offered." Roosevelt. Oh, Teddy,
and in Leap Year, too !
To oleomargine, or not to oleo
margine, that is the question.
People of Nicaragua peeved be
cause U. S. minister to that coun
try "wishes to amend" their con
stitution. Were it not for the known ac
tivity of J. Pierp. Morgan in Nic
aragua, one might wonder what .
business the American minister
had butting in on the Nicaragu
ans' constitution.
But 'tis passing" strange that the
people of Nicaragua should be
come peeved about it. They ought
to be used to "dollar diplomacy." ?
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