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land, filed suit for divorce alleg
ing that her husband insisted on
cooking his own meals, claiming
he was the better cook. """
"I beg God' and the commit
tee's pardon for doing it." Pay
master C. C. Sniffen, testifying
before the house committee that
he had been forced to order Maj.
Beecher B. Ray over the country
to any place he wished to go be
cause of Ray's powerful'political
Sniffen declared that Senators
Cullom," Hemmenway and Han
na all worked to secure Ray's
Twp firemen were killed, two
injured, and four others are
thought to be buried in the ruins
of the court house at Hamilton,
Ohio, destroyed by fire this after
Prof. E. C. Dockeray of the
University of Kansas is endeavor
ing to prove whether the lower
animals can learn and think.
After reading some of the
American editorials, we are con
vinced they cannot.
David A. Trousdale, the ex
press messenger who, killed two
bandits in Texas yesterday, will
receive a reward of $600 and a
Twenty persons wereinjured
in a wreck of a Chicago Great
Western passenger train from St
Paul to Chicago near Waterloo,
Iav today. Majority were resi
dents of Des Moines.
Three persons killed and five
others missing in collision "be
tween work train and a freight on
the Santa Fe near Albuquerque.
Young Girl Who Shows Men
pne-reyed Larsn cracked his
long whip. The stage jerked for
ward, ran onWO wheels around a
giddy ledge and entered the de
file. "This here is the pass," an
nounced One-Eyed Larsen, "the
i-den-ti-cal spot where Leadville
Luke Turpin held up the Laramie
stage for a cold fifty thousand?'
"No road agent could take my
money, Sniffed young Everett,
the bridegroom. "No, sirree!"
One-eyed Larsen allowed his
solitary optic to Test cynically on
the bridegroom. The bride, a
pretty, piqkish, Saxon-eyed girl,
The bridegroom threw back
his head .and laughed. "She's
"Afraid!" echoed thej man
from Massachusetts, "Fd"ke to
see Mr. Turpin, myself "
"Same here," said the Qmaha
The stage dashed on into the
gloom of the defile. The bride
groom whistled. The man -from
Massachusetts hummed. The
bride cuddled closer to the man
who had sworn to protect.
A solitary figure loomed out of
the pines, and the occupants of
the stage gazed down a shining
"Palms up, gentlemen!" sang
out a cheery terior. f-
"B-r-r-r!" chattered the man