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84-, succeeding James A. Garfield
who was assassinated.
Roosevelt was elected vice
president in 1900; he was presi
dent 1901-04, succeeding William
McKinley, who was assassinated,
and was elected president in 1904.
' IS LUCKY '
New York, May 2. Matt Mc
Grath, champion hammer thrower-,
who is expected to be a big
point winner on the Olympic
team that represents the United
States at Sweden, had a narrow
escape, from injury yesterday.
MacGrath, a policeman, was ar
resting an Italian on East River
dock front at foot of 118th street
when man fired ppint blank at
him, bullet clipping uniform
sleeve. MacGrath made Italian
throw pistol overboard, and then
took him to station.
KING OF SOLID COMFORT.
The new ruler of Denmark,
King Christian, succeeds to the
throne of a fine little country that
minds her own business and finds
it a paying proposition. Denmark
has a foreign trade of $108 per
capita. Germany, with all hex
bluster, has only $60.
Denmark's soil is settled in
very small highly-cultivated areas
and her people carry co-operative
trade and industry further than
any other nation. A land without
-vaulting ambition, but with lots
of solid comfort.
Speaking of impartial mothers,
te!? th,ejncu!tort Li6,
., . 4
Fannie Belle McVey Allen and
Harvey W. Wiley, Jr., the "Pure
The parents of these two chil
dren have announced their en-
fgagement. Fannie is the daugh-.
ter of Mr. and Mrs. R, M. Allen
of Washington, 2 years old, and
Harvey, son of the former gov
ernment chemist, is 2 weeks old.
The difference in ages ought to
run the other way, but the Al
iens and Wileys agree that it
makes no difference.
My dear dead husband never
complained of my cooking.
Perhaps that's why he is your
"dear dead husband,; , ,v
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