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Thaw, now in Mattewan asylum
for slaying of Stanford White, to
G. G. Whitney, Boston, was made
" Kingston, Ont After work
ing in local cigar factory for four
years at $4 a week, Miss Esther
Sleight, 19, -today left for Van
couver to claim legacy left in will
of Mrs. Chas. Vandewater, there.
Said-to be worthseveral millions.
Arlington, N. J. Bill Martin,
engineer, rammed runaway
freight car with his engine. De
railed it. Saved lives of many on
New York. At home of Car
dinal Farley a society was formed
to oppose production of objection
New York. Ruth St. Denis
wears 'three veils in her latest,
"The'Visioh of Odin," which she
tried out before a Christmas fes
tival. The building was kept real
warm for her benefit.
Vienna. Parliament in session
for 34 consecutive hours, deliber
ating on military bill.
Indianapolis. District Att'y J.
D. Fredricks, Los" Angeles, whose
whereabouts lately has been both--ering
labor men on coast,' has
been found. Passed here on way
Cincinnati. Miss Clara Baur,
founder and head of-"Conservatory
of Music here, dead.
Norfolk, Va. Unknown steam
ship in distress near Hatteras.
Trapani, Cicily. R. G. Garrps,
French aviator, has Completed
trip from Tunis, Africa, to Sicily.
Established new over-sea record.
Washington. Delegation, of,
Indians called on President Taft
at White House.
Peekskill, N. Y. Three suffra
gettes left of 34 who started on
hike from N. Y. to Albany.
RATHER PAY $6 PER WEEK
THAN GO TO JAIL
Herbert N. Johnson, formerly
of 60i9 South Morgan street, but
presently of the world at large,
appeared before Judge Gemmill
today charged with wife aban
dbnment A'We were married five years
,ago, judge," Mrs. Johnson ex
plained. "And I thought it was
just going to be grand. He was
axhauffeur and I was a cook, and
I thought I would not have to
work any more.
"But after we were married,
he told me I could keep right on
working, and I did, and he stole
my money and bought booze
with it, and came home at nights
and walloped me for not having
nThen a little over a year ago
he told me he was going away.
I told him he could go to h 1."
"Where did he go?" asked
Prosecutor John A. Barnes.
"To New York," said Mrs.
"Same thing," said Barnes.
"Go on'with your story."
"I guess that's all," said Mrs.
Johnson, "except that he hasn't
supported me tor over a year.
"Take you choice, Johnson,"
said Judge Gemmill. "Pay your
wife .$6 a week or go to the Bride
well for six months."
"I'll pay," said Johnson.
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