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Paris. Mme. Poincare, mother of
President Poincare of Prance, died
Wheeling, W. Va. Dozens of mir
rors removed from high school build
ing because girls students, who
stopped to primp, were delaying every
Hempstead, L. I. As a protest
against "anti-Turkey-trotters," J. E.
Downing issued 100 invitations to a
dance. Nothing but the turkey and
tango will be allowed.
New York. Rev. J. L. Hervey, pas
tor United Presbyterian Church of
the Open-Door, has sued 10 members,
of his congregation for $25,000. They
said he "had a serpent's tooth."
New York. Sigmund Engel arrest
ed for stealing $50 watch.Said he
had just been married and wanted to
begin life in the right way. Held for
Amsterdam. Dutch cows evident
ly are considered able to read. "Cat
tle unaccompanied by a drover are
forbidden to cross this bridge," says,
a sign near Harlem.
London. "Oxford student, tired of
being poor, wishes to be adopted by
wealthy family?' is want-ad appear
ing in Times.
Paris. The French Chamber of
Deputies now supplies handkerchiefs
for the use of members who leave
theirs at home
Antivari. The Roumia, King Nich
olas' private yacht, was first vessel
nabbed in net of international block
ade. Three barges, loaded with flour,
towed by yacht, were confiscated.
Washington. Mrs. C. D. Hem
mick, social leader, advocates work
ing women wearing comfortable, sen
New York. To make suffragette
a term of flattery instead of ridicule,
49 of most beautiful suffragists will
be chosen for suffrage pageant to be
held May 2.'
London. Wm. J. Burns, detective,
is searching for $700,000, supposed
to be sent here by Musicas after
obtaining it by alleged fraudulent in
voices of hair goods.
Washington. John Tumulty sec
retary to president, fired his cook and
lived to tell about it.
Hammond, Ind. 1,000 working
men's homes will be built at cost of
$1,500 to be purchased by men who
have saved $100 and assign $2 to $5
New York. J. W. Buchanan, in
ventor of life preserver he claims will
keep one alive a week, jumped into
Hudson river in effort to interest
steamship companies in contrivance.
.Denver. Alonzo Thompson, octo
genarian millionaire, who died yes
terday, disinherited woman for whom
he divorced his first wife.
Milwaukee. Elsie Schwartz, Ital
ian, known as "flirting princess," or
dered deported by Inspector Schubert
of federal department of labor.
Los Angeles. Jos. W. Allen, cash
ier First National Bank, Canadian,
Tex., arrested on charge of embezzle
ment. Rome. $20,000,000 worth of jew
els worn by patrons at fancy dress
ball given by Lady Rodd, wife of Brit
Christiana. Reported that Cap
tain. Admundsen, discoverer of South
Pole, has been offered honor of tak
ing first ship through Panama Canal.
London, Eng. Joseph Wilberforce
Maryin, Memphis, Tenn., with large
sum of money, has been missing a
week. Believed foul play.
Help! In the Oceanside, Cal., hen
contest, a hen has laid an egg meas
uring 7x9 inches, but weighing only
3 ounces. They're going to laying
ChoIIie The idea of a man sending
a business letter with a P. S. ! Chap
pieDoosid bad form, surely. Choi
lie But that isn't the worst of it In
this -case it means "Please Settle,"