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"WET5BnrT'W TT7 TSX3CWK7"' T
Pa., bet $25 he could dnnk 25
glasses of gin. Money will be
used to bury him.
Trial of Clarence Darrow, chief
counsel in McNamara trial, will
begin in Los Angeles, May 15.
Arizona legislature has passed
la wfor recall of judges.
J.,F. Richardson, 71, Central
City, Ky., wanted to die. Leaped
over wall of well. Daughter
grabbed him "by foot. Kicked
her in fage and went to bottom.
Succeeded in desire.
Believed .that dispute between
railroad and engineers will be
settler by arbitration, but two
factions are unable to agree on
how board shall be made up. v
YOUNG ASTOR TO CARE
, Portland, Maine, April 27.
(Aboard Astor funeral train, en
route from New York to Halifax)
Xlcne in his sorrow,. Vincent
Asttfr, the vouth made head of
,the house of Astor by the Titanic j
disaster, today hurried north
ward to Halifax to get the body
o'f his father, bound for that port
on the morgue shipMackay-Ben-riett.
' The sorrowing son, accompan
ied only by a valet, boarded his
special car 0ceanic at the. Grand
Central station last night. J
The strictest secrecy about the
station and train was enforced as
to the Tdentity of "ydung Astor,
and it. was not until the train left
New York that his identity be
came known. t
The plahl'of theyoung million
aire for caring for mp father 3re
Tiot definitely known but it is un
derstood he will place the body
aboard his private car, and hurry
back to New York by special train
the moment the Mackay-Bennett
discharges her grim cargo.
It had been olanned to allow
Captain Roberts to take the "body
uijiiis ueau cniei auoaru a. ycu-m
an;d return to New York by sea.
But the new head of thehouse
declared he would not allow any
one but himself to perform the
last offices for his father. ,
In New York Young Astor left
the stricken girl widow of his
father, confined to her room by
the sufferings she endured in the
wreck of the Titanic and the apt
proaching' birth 'of aniheir.
She does not know that her
stepson has gone to bring back
all that is mortal of her husband.
And in the meantime, Mrs.
Ava Willing; Astor, the first wife
of Astor, whom he divorced, is
hurrying o America from Eng
land, to further complicate the
family .affairs of the house of
'America's greatest landowners.
Of course HearstN played the i
baby act when jie couldn't run the
Peoria convention. iVs rule or
ruin with Willie. And there may
be method in his madness. He
played the Taft game ,and be
trayed Bryan four years ago. His
joh this year may be to bust up
the Democraticparty and help
Taft and WalKstreet again.
And now they want Taft to re
pudiate Lorfmer. Is that the pricey
of The Trib's support?