And without delay he hurried
into the hall, grabbed his hat and
overcoat from the rack, and open
ed the front door.
"Do you know what time it is?"
the father repeated.
"Yes, sir. Good night," said
the young man.
The door closed behind him,
and the father murmured in a
"What the deuce ails that
young fellow. My watch ran
down this afternoon, and I want
ed to get the time from him so
that I could set it."
OUTSIDE NEWS FROM WIRE AND CABLE
A young clerk was calling on a
girl when, at about quarter past
ten o'clock, her father stalked in
to the parlor, his watch in his
The young fellow looked up
nervously from a volume of Ella
Wheeler Wilcox that he was
reading aloud, and the girl father
"Young man, do you know
what time it is?"
"Yes, -air," he said, rising; "I
was just going."
Boston, Mass.-7 persons in
jured in crash of 2 cars operated
by unskilled strikebreakers. ISth
accident since 3,500 elevated em
ployes struck 8 days ago.
Washington. Senate adopted
Hoke Smith amendment to legis
lative judiciary bill abolishing
commerce. ' If bill becomes law
judges will lose jobs and pay.
Boston. Newspapers here, as
in Chicago, coloring their reports
to discredit striking car men.
Union has arranged mass meet
ings as part of publicity cam
paign. Hearst's paper is doing most of
the "coloring" by all reports.
Wilkesbarre, Pa. Isaac and
Elizabeth Huffman, married 10
years, have separated and signed
agreement never to marry again.
Luxemburg. Grand Duchess
Marie Adelaide was 18 today and
ascended throne, her's only by
courtesy gince father's death in.
London, Capt Jones of liner
Canada says he passed through
ice fields on which Titanic was
wrecked April 14 and had wire
less warnings, but kept ship at
Nyack, N. Y. Board of trust
ees say this must become noise
less town. People having pets
that make noise at unseemly
hours will be fined.
Cordele, .Ga, Posse lynched
unknown negro who had shot and
seriously wounded E. C. Richie,
New York. Clara Ricard, high
school teacher, dying from as
sault with shears made by Augus
ta Miller, who said Miss Ricard
was throwing weeds in her yard.
Shears penetrated skull.
Little .Rock, Ark. Interna
tional Brotherhood of Boiler
Makers-and Iron Ship Builders to
double "strike fund" be requiring;
each membfcr to contribute $1 fo
stead of 50 cents.
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