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into the middle of next-week byj
Cyclone was terreted out by a re
- A certain young lady, the belle,
-of Venice, had refused Wess for
the 'steenth time last njght.
PRESS SAYS HE CANNOT
.LIVE GRACE LAUGHS
Atlanta, Ga., March' 15 Par
alyzed from his chest down and
vwith death creeping throughxhls
veins toward his heart, Eugene
ET. Grace today jested and laugh
ed when told that he was dying..
- A nurse, in the hospital handed
him a newspaper in which was
the signed statement of his own
physician that he could not live
"Oh, well, I have lived well,"
he laughed. "Better to die this
way than live .tot be an old de
crepit specimen of human misery
like John D. Rockefeller."
And his -wife, guarded con
stantly in a cell in tjie Tower)
wept bitterly and protested her
jnnocence of shooting fhe man
be. "loved better than life."
JL Grace still sticks to his strange
t, 'My wife shot me," he reiter
ated this morning, ''Perhaps she
?did it in a dream. ' I do not know.
But I will not see her."
' She has begged that she he al
lowed torsee; him, to talk with
him, "just for a minute" before he
,dies. , The authorities are willing
:o permit her, but Grace himself
will -not have it.
r, "1 .wont see her. I want you
people in charge at the hospital
tpee to it that she is not brought
here," he cried when told today
ot his wife's piteous condition. "I
don't want to facehet- She shot
m, and I don't want to see her
In view of the physicians' state
ment that her husband is dying,
Mrs. Grace is preparing to fight
for her freedom. She has retain
ed Luther Z. Rosser, a noted
criminal attorney, to aid her.
WE THINK IT BUTS
WfrDon't We Say It. ,
iMO. I DONT WANT
George Randolph Chester, who
lives at New Rochelle,
which George M. Cohan made fa
mops as "Forty'five, Minutes
from Broadway."' 'A letter -addressed
to "Chester,. 45 minutes"'
from Broadway" reached G."Ran
dolph all right the other day.
A man's idea of a good joke is
one that he tells, himself.