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Doubtless it was unique. 'Never
before has such a wedding pres
ent.been heard of. ,
Nevertheless, the Carlisle fam
ily have been greatly troubled.
They feared, they very greatly
feared the smiles of their friends
when the story and odor of the
rhinoceros tail greatest of wed
ding presents! should leak out.
They were correct in their
fears. All Washington is smiling
The wedding occurred in St.
John's church, with great eclat
whatever that is. Mr. and Mrs.
Howe are on their honeymoon,
in Europe. It is said they are go
ing to avoid Africa.
And the only blot on their hap
piness is the thought of that rhin
oceros tail, now hidden in the sec
ret depths of the Carlisle man
sion on I street, and the return
ing of thanks therefor.
How, indeed, does one return
thanks for such a wedding pres
ent a dry, black, wriggly, odory
thing, that looks as if it had been
ripped out bodily by the mighty
Bwana Tumbo, and hung up to
Or does one?
. , WHAT HAPPENED
Telegrams announcing arrival
of copies of 32 indictments in
"dynamite" conspiracy awaited
at Indianapolis. Arrests will be
ordered as soon as information
Mr?. A. B. Strong, 74, one of
the first white children born in
Wisconsin and wife of W. B.
Strong, former president of Santa
Fe R. R., is dead at Newton Cen
-, "The U. S. will assume con
trol of Mexico before long, and
eventually annex it." Q. M. Bos
ier, who has returned to Grand
Junction, Colo., after 5 years' res
idence in Mexico.
. General Homer Lea, American
who acted as military adviser to
pr. Sun Mat Sen in China, has
been stricken by "mysterious"
, Dr. Sun Yat Sen, having had
more experience, is more careful
ajbout what jie eats.
Roosevelt has agreed to ad
dress Ohio constitutional conven
tionPeb. 21. This has caused ex
citement in Ohio and N. Y., and
much uneasiness in Washington.
Billy Sunday left Canton, O.,
after six weeks' revival. Record
of 5,500 converts and of separat
ing Canton people from $15,000.
D. Boureau, Port Arthur, Ont,
is trying to cross Lake Superior
from Port Arthur to Duluth. 196
miles, by automobile, over the ice.
No, we should not be at all sur
prised to hear of Mr. Boureau's
"Roosevelt has done President
Taft's campaign a lot of good."
Wm. B. McKinley, of Illinois,
manager of Taft's campaign,
speaking at Washington.
Maybe Roosevelt has, but some
people might think he'd been put
ting it on the blink.
With Abraham Gonzales, right
hand man of President Madero.