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MRS. WHITLOCK DOES THE
Mrs. Jessie Whitlock, wife of
Harry 0. Whitlock, the postal
clerk wlio admitted he was a fine
dishwasher but not much of a
haid at soul-kissing, took the
stand in his own defense today.
Harry is suing" Jier for divorce.
He nameg Charles C. O'Byrne,
He' swore that his wife told hijn
that she let Dr. O'Byrne kiss her
because he knew how to soul-kiss,
whereas he, Harry, -could only
Mrs. Whitlock -denied : j,
Thati-she ever had sat on a
couch with her arms ar-ound Dr.
That she eVqr had Iqssed him
or Been, kissed by Turn, in a spul
kisstfashion or any otjier fashion.
Tfcat Dr. O Byrne had ever es
caped out of a .back door as her
husband came 'to the front.
That she had ajlowed'the pota
toes to burn or the peas to sour
on Harris birthday.
That she wasn't-a good cook.
That she hadn't Rooked after
h$r own housework.
That Dr. O'Byrne hati ever
called h'er "honey," or "sweet
heart," or "dearie."
Dr. O'Byrne was in court. He
sat beside his lawyer, Orrs Ives.
He seemed nervous.
lyes as on the stanch He
that that when Harry first
thought of suing for divorce he
retained Attorney Frank J. Cain,
and that Cain came to him and
suggested a money settlement.
He said Cain's figure first was
$5,000, but afterwards dropped to
Cain admits that there was
talk Qf a money settlement. The
contention of Mrs. Whitlock's at
torney is that the whole divorce
suit Is a frame-up to get money
from Dr. O'Byrne.
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HOT OFF THE WIRE
Salem, Ore. Gov. West late
today reprieved John L. Saylor,
one of the five men sentenced to
hang here tomorrow.
Logansport, Ind. Bessie Lin
den, 8, dead, and 8 injured as re
sult of runaway of country school
Dalals, Tex. $200,000 loss in
the fire in the building of the
Huey & Philip Hardware Co.
Danville, 111. Mrs. Ida Lind,
51, kileld by gasoline explosion
Milwaukee. Tack McDonald.
J 2o, Chicago, and Lee A. Forman,
24, bound over to grand jury and
released on $2,500 boncjs each,
charged with making and passing
Petersburg, Ind. $3,000 in
gold and. silver was ofund in old
tin can on farm of Mrs Margaret
Meyers 77, who died tqday.
Washington, Senator B. F.
Shively, Indiana, had right foot
cut off in local hospital to prevent
blood poison Smoked cigar dur
ing operation. r
Cumberland JVtd. Five of train
crew reported dead, fpur injured,
in freight wreck on Pittsburgh di
vision of the B. & O. today.
A kiss is a pleasant way of