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accidents, have- addecT.torthe ex
pense of the?office.r4L.. -, 4
MrDavies declares-that Rep
resentative Edward' Smejkal? in
charge of the bill appropriating
the'mone, has fought his 'depart-
j liiciiL iur years, ana is maimy re-v-
sponsible for paring down the
original demand. La"borrleaders,
speaking before the federation, al
facturers werejn league to, defeat
the objects of the factory inspec
tor's office, and said the slim ap
propriation was a step'ih their at
tack on it.
WEBSTER SENTENCED TO
PEN FOR LIFE -,
Dr. Harry Elgin Webster was
sentenced r to imprisonment for
life for the murder of Bessie Kent
Webster, ..his bigamous wife, bx
Judge Farrand, at-Oregon, 111.,
this forenoon. , r
In sentencing Webster, -Judge
Farrand said : -
"I know of no greater continu
ing punishment that can -be in
flicted upon a young apd. intelli
gent man than to imprison him
"When therirqn-doors of the
penitentiary close behind you,
you must abandon all hope of
freedom on this-earth. Within
those gray, 'cold walls, with the
dark memory of your wrenched
crime ever beiorequ, you must
remain until by death -you are
called to apjrojich the silent
shores of eternity. God- alone can
give you comfort during the- coming-years
of gloom." w -
( The fprmarsentencef JpUowedJ
' .Itis bfelieved that this will close
thetcase. G?he. prisoner's counsel'
w,ere prepared to ask a- reopening"
of the case on a qustion Qf Web--1
ster's sanity if the death penalty,
had beenimposed '
..Webster, closeted with his,:
mother, became almost hysterica
whenfthe time for his appearance
in court approached. - After the
sentence he, recovered much of"
the composure that has marked,
hirmsince his; confession of'Bes-3
sie Kent's murder. Apparently,
the death sentence was jthe-only,
thing he" feared.
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SALT USED TEN WAYS
1: Salt as a gargle will cureJ
soreness of the throat.
2: Salt inhaled in solution u
will help to cure cold in the head.j
3: Salt put out a "fire in the,
4: Salt in water-is the besti:
thing to clean willowware and
5 : Salt used in sweeping car- .
pets destroys' moths.
6: Salt in whitewash makes it
7: Salt.and sqda are excellent
for bee stings and spider bites.
8: Salt spread in the oven un-a
der baking tins will prevent
9: Salt and' vinegar will re,-.-move
stains from discolored tea-
cups. " -'
.,10: Salt spread on. freshly.'
spjjled ink will help to remove j
the spot. ' ';
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