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farmhouses being swept away.
"The evolution of the Sherman
law has been a greater blight on
the industries of this country
than ever' the civil war was."
Attorney Beck, Arguing in de
fense of the Sugar Trust.
Avojding the subject of how
little blighting the Sherman law
has done, in the packers' case, it
is to be hoped'that as much good
will come out of it as cametout of
the civil war. Civil war damaged
property but freed Slaves. Will
the Sherman law free the indus
trial slaves of today? . ' '
"This New York primary law
is a wicked farce," remarked Col.
Roosevelt, as he watchzd result
of todays primary vote in New
jYork come in.
We, presume .the colonel is not
hogging all the New York dele
gates as the day passes by.
"Who should marry?" Amer
ican. Who should worry when
we have the Hearst organs of
misinformation to guide us along
"If .parents should attend some"
of the class" dances given by high
school students of Des Moines
they would be shocked t at the
conduct of the children." Pub
lic Morals Committee vof Des
Moines Ministerial Association.
"But perhaps the parents would
not be as easily shodc'eds the
P. M. C. of the D. M: M. A. '
'Teddy will be here this week.
'A fine set 'of teeth will be on ex
hibition af the Auditorium. Billy
Lorimer will be among those
MAN WHO DIVORCED-',
' HIS COOK
How He Lost Both Halves of '
Jas, Dawkins -was a millionaire
victim of dvspepsia, and his wife
was jealous of the only cook who
could concoct him dishes that did
not trouble his stomach. ;
"I'll simply not have the hussy
around the house," Mrs. Dawkinsj
exclaimed, stamping her beauti--fully
shod foot. ''Thar cook is
young and pretty a'nd she's got to
go that's all there is to it."
"But, my dear," protested Mr.
Dawkins, "she is the only person
who can cook .meats, vegetables
and puddings in such a manner
that I can eat them. I can't let
"Stuff and nonsense," cried his
wife again. "You only think that, ,
I dare say there are hundreds of
less attractive cooks who arer
much better cooks than this hus
sy." ... -u -vfAlttf
Mrs. Daw k'r.s. was fully deter- a
mined that the cook should go.
Mr. Dawkins was :i :irti3y deter
mined th.xt rhi cevk Should stay. -
The upshot of the matter was 3
that Mr. Dawkins divorced his "
wife ancl married his cook ! , ,
Of course, he was forced to pay j
the first Mrs. Dawkins a " large Q
amount ji" alia! ,, in factabou:
half his fortune, but he care.d lit- ,
tie for that. He now had his cook
right in the family, and he would t
n.o longer be worried sick with the
fear that she would be put out of