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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 15, 1912, Image 15

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MASTOT;THE;'MAINE TO BE A MEMORIAL '
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This section of the mainmast of the battleship Maine, removed
from Havana harbor recently, has been taken to Washington. It
will be erected in-Arlington cemetery over the graves of the vic
tims of the Maine disaster.
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stop drinking, wont you, dear? I
know it's bad for you.'
Wanted Him to Wait.
''The late Justice Harlan1
said
a Washington lawyer, "was an
advocate of temperance in eating,
in drinking, in the use of tabocco
in all things.'
"Justice Harlan, praising tem
perance at a lawyers' banquet,
once told a story .about a young
.wife, who said to her husband :
"' 'Jack, dear, I do wish you
would stop drinking. Every time
you go to one of these,banquets of
yours,, you get up' the next morn
ing pale and tired;. you wont eat
anything, you just gulp down
nine or ten glas'ses of 'water. Do
" 'But all great men have been
drinking men, Jack grumbled.
'Look at Webster, look' at Poe,
look at Charles Lamb, look at
Grant, look '
" 'Well,' interrupted the wife,
'you just promise, dear, that
you'll quit drinking till you're
great, and I'll be satisfied.' "
New York Tribune.
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They've discovered copper in
Ireland. But Irish copper has
been known to N'ew York for
many a year. '
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