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But the waiting, the -fearful,
agonized, hopeless waiting in the
dark and bitter cold may have
cost many of them their reason.
One of the things that carries
out this belief is that the Car
pathia did not wait to pick up any
possible survivors clinging to
bouys, but steamed directly to
ward New York.
The Carpathia has only one
'doctor on board. Probably the
majority of the 866 survivors she
picked up are in the most urgent
need of medical attention.
The Olympic, sister ship of the
Titanic, still is cruising about the
scene of the disaster, i nthe faint
hope that some may yeFbe saved,
and is-acting as a relay wireless
to this point.
TELEGRAPH BRIEFS '
Jury in case of E. G. Lewis,
publisher charged at St. Louis,
Mo.y with using mails 'to defraud,
.. has disagreed and been dis
charged. Harriet Quimby, the American
aviatrice, piloted a monoplane
across the English channel from
Doyer, and landed safely at Har
delot, France. For some reason,
Miss Quimby concealed her iden
tity as Mrs. Griffith in England,
and as Mme. Alfier in France.
' "Hygienic matrimony" has
broken out in Milwaukee now.
Jacob Babron, 38, and Rebecca
Smith, 28, proudly displayed
medical certificates before being
ma,rried by Judge Richard Elser.
Arkansas law giving farmers
right to recover damages for live
stock killed by railroads at dou
ble actual value of stock held in
valid by U. S. supreme court.
"We stand for the maintenance
of freedom regulated by law."
Taft addressing D. A. R. Nation
al Convention, at Washington.
Exac&y! But where we differ
from Taft is as to who should
make the law. Taft wants the
judges to make it. We want the
people to make it.
Presiding Judge Knapp, of
Commerce Court, and Labor'
Commissioner Neill, yesterday
recommended to House that fed
eral board of mediation and con
ciliation to arbitrate all disputes
in business be created.
Wm. Hatke, 15, of La Crosse,
Wis., with supply of arms that
would put average Mexican army
to shame, and a ring of bologna,
is hurrying South in canoe to
Join Sidna Allen, the Virginian
outlaw. William's father also is
Caroline Irgesheimer,, Chilli
cothe, O., ardent suffragette, had
to doff her big "merry widow"
hat when she was admitted to su
preme court bar at Washington.
"I didn't like to do it," she said,
"but I had to obey the custom of
the court." 1
"The deliberate, reckless and
mendacious campaign of Theo
dore Roosevelt " From"
statement issued by national Taft
bureau after visit to White House
,. From which we gather' that
William Howard desires to inti-