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convinced by showing them my
"credentials from Mr. Roan,
Mockhisej's manager, and then
another snag proved to be in the
-Sway. The eleventh, Mockhiser's
date, had a counter attraction m
the shape of a street fair. I got
round that by making a deal to
combine the attractions. XhenI
found that all this had delayed me
so that I'd missed the local train
for White Wyandotte,
Now I had to get to White
Wyandotte to make arrange
ments. I simply could not stay in
Orpington over night. Perish
the thought especially after siz
ing up the only hotel. I went
down to the depot to see if there
would be a freight I could take.
There wasn't. Nothing would
come by but a through express,
which sometimes hesitated, but
did not take local passengers. I
lingered to see what it would do,
but although it paused they did
not even open the doors. "Well,
here's where I take a chance for
the honor and glory of Mock
hiser," I thought to myself, and
swung myself onto the vestibule.
There I clung. I rode that way
the whole distance to White
Wyandotte, expecting every min
ute to be my last on earth. I was
still alive when the train halted
there, and I dropped off with just
barely enough strength left to
crawl up town.
By the way, Mockhiser ought
to be rousing them up at Razor
back this evening. I wonder if
he found every detail of my ar
rangements to his satisfaction.
No messages front headquarters 1
have reached me at all. I'm dying
fjo know if I'm doing as well as
THE LABOR TRIALS
Lake Charles, La., Oct. 31.
Witnesses in the trial of the 52
timber workers charged with
murder today swore that the first
shot in the Grabow riot was fired v
from the office of the mill owners.
One of the witnesses identified
John Galloway, the biggest man T
in the lumber trust, as the man
who fired the shot.
Salem, Mass., Oct 31. The
government will rest today in the
Ettor-Giovannitti trial. The de
fense will immediately ask that
the case" be dismissed.-
The other day a barrister was
airing his indignation. He had
been robbed. It was shameful the
way things went on right under .
the eyes of the law. Finally the
judge noticed the fretting and
fuming. , '
"What's the matter?" he asked :
""Matter? It's a confounded
outrage ! Had my overcoate stol
en right from this room!"
The judge smiled. "Overcoat,
e"h?" he said. "My dear fellow,
that's nothing. Whole suits are
lost here every day,"
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