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man's first husband, became a fac
tor in the case today when he de
clared that suspicious circum
stances surrounded the death of
Graunke, and that the case had
puzzled him for seven years. He
now believes the man died of
chronic arsenic poisoning, Heart
disease was the cause his death
was ascribed to at the time.
The woman maintained her
wonderful composure when she
attended the funeral of thevdead
boy yesterday, guarded by two
city detectives and a police mat
ron. Sitting across from the cof
fin, she declared that her son's
spirit was talking to her, and pro
testing against the injustice of his
mother being charged with his
"Little one, I would swim the
ocean to be at your side !"
"How nice of you, Jack ; when
-$are you coming to see me again?"
"Wednesday night, if it doesn't
, o o
Baking soda rubbed daily on a
gyart is said to be a cure.
THE G. O. P. 0ABFEST
The southern negro delegates
haven't decided whom they are
But Chatincey M. Depew, Who
blew in yesterday, said tlje best
thing yet, about our convention.
"It's going to be fine funeral
weather in November," said
Chaunceyl "But there seems to
be some doubt as to who is geing
to get the biggest boral offering."
The delegates from Hillsville,
Va., are for Roosevelt. Hillsville,
you will recall, is the place where
the Aliens objected to gding to
Illinois delegates bucked to
day, but after fight, passed mo
tion to back Roosevelt in tempor
ary chairman fight 28 to 20.
Whereupon T. R was sent for,
and the Illinois delegation went
into secret session, all pryhig1
outsiders being thrown out bod
ily. Some of the southern negro
delegates never ate so much
chicken as they have in the last
fe.w days in all their lives.
They're real important persons,
the southern delegates.
Taft managers are planning in
vestigation into their charges of
bribery by the national commit
tee. We are surprised at the Taft
managers. The virtuous gentle
men of the national committee
wouldn't know bribery if they ,
met it face to face while anyohe
"Fight 'em; fight 'em; fight
em; fight 'em eat 'urn alive."
Rebel yell Of the Roosevelt men.
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