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MAYBEIT PAYS TO BESICK
Franklin, Pa., Sept 24. Fdrm
er Congressman Joseph C. Sibley
is sick today very sick
Sibley is so sick he cannot see
any newspapermen to discuss .the
letters published in Hearst's mag
azine, which are alleged to have
passed between Sibley and John
D. Archbold of Standard Oil.
In one of these letters, dated
1904, Sibley invites Archbold to
call at the White House, saying
that Roosevelt was "delighted"
that the administration had the
good will of the "S. O. company,"
and would like Archbold to come
to the White House for a quiet
In anothef letter, Sibley asks
Archbold to help him carry his
county for ' the Republicans in
"If you need me for any pur
pose, one letter says, telegrapn
me and I will come over."
Sibley would see no one today,
and refused even to send any mes
sage saying whether or not the
letters really were written by him.
His secretary told newspaper
men that Sibley was sick.
According to Instructions
First Young Lady (learning
golf) Dear me, what shall I do
now? The ball is in a hole.
Second young Lady (looking
over a book of instructions) Let
me see. I presume you will
,have to take a stick of the right
shape to get it out
" First Young Lady Oh, yes, of
course. See if you can find me
one like a dustpan and-brush.
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