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about as fine a thing as -possibly
"Big Tim" Sullivan, of Tam
"many Hall, N Y., kidnaped for
mer Congressman Whaftofy of
Chicago) when that gentleman
l in judicious remarked that he
was glad he wasn't going abroad
with,any such gang of highbind
'ers asrthat with "Big Tim's."
Mr. .Wharton will go abroad with
just such a -crew on the steamer
. Plaster of pans hoofprints of
horse owned by H. O. Jeffries,
e,ditor.Nowata, Okla., Advertiser,
have led to arrest of Jeffries for
murder of Mrs. Irene Goheon.
His was only horse In county fit
ted with racing shoes. I
Fever and spinal meningitis are
added to the woes of the people of
"Mississippi valley made homeless
, Northern Iowa .farmers offer
ing $35 a month and board for
farmhands, and cannot get them.
Crops being delayed.
R. F. Garrett, 94, Washington
County, Ark., walked .140 miles
from his home to Stillwater,
Minn. Says walk did him good.
Christopher L. Gates, jr., stu
dent at tPurdue university, went
canoeing on Wabash riyer at La
fayette, Ind., during flood. His
.body"has been recovered.
Cleveland, O., has offered boun
ty of one cent for every ten. flies
delivered dead at city hall. l
' WhaHsit a new graft?
The Inter-Ocean again used up
'good space this morning to try
and show that" the shoQting of
Judge Massie by the" "Aliens,-of
Virginia, was an instance of the
recall of the judiciary in actual
Spine newspapers are edited by
gentlemen. who write is if they
thought their readers had com
monsense, and then, again, others
'Rev. Father Wm; H. Lynch,
Lambertville, N. J., has offered' to'
perform all marriages during
1912 free of cost, and, in addition,
to give bride a present.
Commissioners C. N. O'Hare
and Fred Tomlinson, Superior,
Wis., first selected under commis
sion form of government, tossjed
coin to see whfch should fiaye the
four year and which the two year
term. Tomlinson won. Job is
worth $4,500 a-year.''
" 'Nothing could be more hu
miliating than the spectacle of
tliis city holding out its hat to
Carnegie." Edward R. Taylor,
former mayor ancLptesent mayor
of library board, of San Fran
cisco, protesting against acpept
ance of Carnegie offer of $750,
000. ' '
Norman R. Innis, Cambridge,
Mass., wants a divorce. . Norman
eloped with wifey dear, and then
she told him she "just , .married
him' to spite another fellow." ,
' Our most sincere sympathies
are with Norman. Our idea of no
sort of occupation is that of be
ing husband to a girl so the girl
can "spite"some other gink.
Mrs. L. C. -Hafsberger, who,
against all advice, located on JB0
acres of "worthless" Wyoming
land, is now drawing dpwn $10,
000 a day, from a few "worthless"