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Miss Helen M. Seavers. N
Telegraph operator at the New
Villard Hotel,' Washington, who
"testified before the Lorimer in
vestigating -committee that Ed-ward'JHin'es,-
berman, -who "put oyer" Lori
mer's'e'lection, offered her a bribe
to lethim see a telegram-sent by
Detective A- C. Bailey.
Hines, she said, offered to "put
something in hen paw."
Insult to Injury.
Joseph E. Widener, .the Phila
delphia horseman and collecter,
.-told ahorse story at a dinner in
"There's a grocer out Elkins
way," said Mr. Widener. "who is
notorious -for his wretched horse
"The'grocer's.boy is rather a
reckless driver. Tie drove one of
his master's worst naes. a little
.too hacd one day, antfihe animal
fell ill and died.-
" 'You've killed my' horse, curse
you!' the grocer said to the boy
".'I'm sorry, boss,' the iad fal
tered. " 'Sorry be durnedj' shouted
the grocer, 'Who's going to pay
me for my horse?'
" 'I'll make it all right, boss,''
said the boy, soothingly.' "You
can take it out of my next Satur
day's wages.' " New York Trib
une. r-o o
Senator John H. Bankhead of
Alabama is to be the head hanker
for the Underwood
boom. Recently he
wrote to all the
in the south, offer
ing to pay for write
ups of Oscar Under
wood. Just before
he sent out that
generous offer the
senator visited with 1 hos. b Ry
an at the latter's Virginia country
home. Mr. Ryan's middle name
might be Financier or Friendly,
but it isn't; it's Fortune.
Mrs. Henry W. Taft, sister-in-law
of the president, has re
nounced her faith as an Episco
palian. She has been received
into the Roman Catholic church.
Mrs. C. A. Keelcr of Huron,
S. D., took her sick husband's
place as a traveling salesman and
has done so well she threatens to
beat the mister out of his job.