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THE WORLD'S NEWS IN BRIEF
Charles DC Hilles, secretary to
President Taft, gave us an exclu
sive statement today denying
charges that Taft "lined up" with
Jhe old guard Republicans.
But we aren't going to print
it, because actions talk louder
than words not wishing to re
flect on the veracity of Mr. Hilles
at all, youknow.
Announcement was made in
Springfield today that Governor
Deneen has "secured" first ,place
on the primary ballot.
This may surprise some one
who doesn't know anything about
politics. It leaves us quite cold
and calm, however-
Senator Isaac Stephenson,
Wisconsin's Uncle Ikey, received
his coat of whitewash from the
senate committee on privileges
and elections today, and will re
tain his seat.
Pope Pius has issued order for
bidding cardinals to attend so
cial -functions where women ap
pear in low-necked gowns.
Mrs. Mary Gardner, 75, Colum
bus, O., who died; leaves 7 daugh
ters, 3 sons, 3 sisters, 38 grand
children, and57 great-grandchildren.
Stenographer Blumenberg has
apologized to Lorimer committee
for telling what he at least
thought was the truth.
Oh, we haven't any kick com
ing. Eggs have jumped to 75
cents a dozen at Warren, Pa.
"Society has plenty of money
and there need be no poor if re
sources were properly distribut
ed." Prof. Edw. T. Devine, Co
lumbia university, speaking at
Yes, and if Lake Michigan con
sisted of milk, we wouldn't need
any cows, professor.
Calf weighing 100 pounds, hav
ing four front legs, 2 head.s, and
2 tails, "born on farm near" Virqua,
Wis. Mother died. Can you
Copies of dynamiting indict
ments, accompanied by capiases,
placed in mails by federal authori
ties at Indianapolis, today. Ar
rests expected Monday or Tues
day. House ways and means com
mittee has voted that luxuries
like perfume, soaps, will have to
pay increased duty.
No more public hearing to be
held nor testimony received in
Lorimer case. "For which," as
Bofobie Burns said, "the Lord be
Interstate commerce commis
sion has ordered investigation to
find out if railroads are obeying
Presumably this means that
some more of our legislators are
going to be asked impertinent
Mrs. Anna Jellinek, N. Y., left
will making Joseph Berger ad
ministrator. Two cousins of that
name turned up, and the courts
will decide which is who.
Hueh Robinson, aviator. drot-
ped invitation to dinner to French
admiral, from aeroplane. Ad
miral accepted, and sent accept
ance by submarine.
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