Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
best pies for him and mothers
were washing their Johnnies'
face& "because the preacher was
about to make a call, and then
-why, Graham, his other self,
would suddenly break loose and
rlraor frav hrlr fn Vinrcp ca1tnar
Jp As Thief Careless.
And the sleek broadclothed
preacher (just look at the pic
tures again) became the unshav
en, wicked-faced horse thief.
When Gray had the upper hand
in their joint destiny the side
whiskers blossomed luxuriantly,
and the Prince Albert suit was
kept well brushed.
Graham was outrageously care
less about appearances.
There is a law in West Virginia
under which a habitual criminal
may be sent to the penitentiary
for life. Recently Graham was
given a life term as a habitual
Gray-Graham went before the
Supreme Court of the United
States and asked that the life
term sentence be reversed on the
ground that the habitual criminal
law of West Virginia is unconsti
tutional. The Supreme Court decided
that the law is constitutional and
therefore the strange psychologi
cal partnership of preacher and
r horsethjef, incorporated in one
man, will have to- stay in prisdn,
unless a pardon intervenes.
Notice what a lot of style the
Whites are putting on? t
Yes, and have you noticed what
a lot df creditors they are putting
This is the Rev. Alfred Barratt,
of England, wearing his famous
"snore-stopper," which he invent
ed and which is said to make it
impossible for the wearer to snore
or breathe incorrectly. It is worn
on the nose while sleeping.
"Pop, what was the tune the
old cow died on ?"
"Probablv a sone of the fodder-
BBHft!Si&iW Hi. Li.jftUgnaJIg'W i nima