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pened to the great and much
trumpeted campaign of the W. G.
N. against Chicago's shylocks.
Boston. Miranda Martin fell
frpm street car. Sued company
for $1,000. Company deposed
that Miranda wore long skirt and
would not lift" it in getting off
car, and that this was reason she
fell. Judge ruled Miranda had a
perfect right (how about the left,
judge?) not to lift her skirt's if
she didn't want to.
New York. Commodore Tod's
schooner yacht, which left for
Southampton May 17, breaking
all records, according to wireless
Rome. Patriotic barber has
announced he will shave al sol
diers returning from Tripoli free
Freeport, Pa. Fire in distil
lery. 4,000 barrels of real good
whisky 'went up in srhoke.
Pittsfield, 111. John Boggs, 12,
drowned. Fell in Pointer creek.
Pittsburgh. Captain of Detec
tives Hanley ordered his men to
spend more time on .feet and thus
"stimulate their intellects."
Considering the popular and
hoary joke about the size of po
licemen's feet, some one ought to
be able to squeeze a laugh out of
Vincennes, Ind. James Thay
evson of Mrs. Mary Thayer, 2427
Lexington street, struck and bad
ly injured by 'freight train near
Washington. Taft has refused
to give senate correspondence be
tween United States and Colom
bia in regard to acquisition of
Canal Zone, on ground "that to
do so would not be "compatible
with public interest."
Meaning thereby, that the pub
lication of that correspondence
would let the public in -on how it
was done, and the public might
get sore about it.
Louisville, Presbyterian Gen
eral Assembly recalled "Tama
Jim" Wilson, secretary of agri
culture, as delegate to-pan-Pres-byterjan
Congress at Aberdeen,
Scotland, because Tama Jim at
tended the Brewers' Congress
Boston. By action of senate
today, Massachusetts became
first state to ratify amendment to
federal constitution providing
for direct election of senators.
Berlin. "A people like the
English would have smashed the
throne to fragments or have con
fined the monarch making such'
remarks in some quiet, out-of-the-way
castle." Geo. Lebedour,
Social Denocrat leader of the
Reichstag, on floor of House, re
ferring to kaiser's threat to Al
The Kaiser Wilhelm has been
a regular boss for a long time, but'
his day, too, seems to be passing.
Louisville. "The hideous spec
tacle -of an ex-president, bawling
like a drunken harlot from one
end of the land to the other, drag
ging Republicanism through an
ocean of filth, to the horror of
Americans having any sense of
decency." More from Henry,
Which would indicate that that
hot Southern blood of Marse