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, MERELY COMMENT
Hearst's American roasts President
Wilson for appointing Page ambassa
dor to Great Britain "at a good
But before the ambassadors 'were
named, Hearst's American was hol
lering about the shame of America
in that we do not pay our ambassa
dors a living wage.
Of course, it all depends on who
is getting the coin, and, anyhow,
Page is a rival publisher, you know.
If Hoyne isn't going to be permit
ted to investigate his own election,
by golly, he's going to have a par
ticular friend of his do it.
It would be funny if the people
slapped at the trust newspapers by
sending William Lorimer back to the
U. S. senate, wouldn't it?
The list of killed in motorcycle
and auto accidents will soon have to
be set up in market reports style if
it continues to grow at the present
rate of increase.
A suffraget "joke" bomb found in
London was a tin can stuffed with
The joker should have inclosed a
New York World now calls Roose
velt "the most eminent citizen of
New York," Teddy being willing to.
help Gov. Sulzer in his fight for di
New York City might celebrate a
semi-centennial in July. Fifty years
ago fifty buildings were burned and
500 rioters killed in her midst.
Reduction of tariff on mirrors
will never catch the barber vote.
Too many Democrats will go to
It took only a barrel of whisky to
bribe an Indian to assassinate Chief
Pontiac, the greatest redskin who
evei bit the dust.
But oh! the whisky they made 150
Head in Elyria, 0 Chronicle says:
"Sandusky Man Has Silk- Worms;"
We're heard of people having taps
worms, but that silk worm gag is a
They've unearthed another high
financier down east a fellow who
took out $250,000 of insurance on
$2,000 worth of goods.
The Chinese now claim they have
been using the turtle cure for 2,000
We expect sooner or later to hear
them claim that some 3,000 years ago
they were wearing green hats with
a little bow in the back.
London. British and Foreign
Bible Society issued total of 7,899,
562 copies of bible printed in 450
different languages and dialects.
Boston. Policeman cfidght four
"convicts," garbed in stripes" and pur
sued by 350 people. They were har
vard seniors on annual picnic
Concord, N. H. In order to retain
quorum of the legislature, Speaker
Britton, Progressive, had all doors
and windows locked. Representa
tives did not make good threat to
New York. Edward Congalton,
76, who. declares he trained John L.
Sullivan and managed Kid Lavigne,
found starving in box car.
New York. Inspectors failed to
trace $75 worth of missing stamps
from Yonkers postofflce. Workmen
tearing out wall found mice had used
them for nest.
Bethlehem, Pa. Ignorant of long
distance telephone rates, Mary Smak,
domestic, talked hour to sweetheart
in Cleveland. Fainted when she re
ceived bill for $58. "
London. More than quarter mil-,
lion pieces of jewelry pawned in Lon
don every day.
Philadelphia. Philadelphia's most
curious form of animal life is high
bred brindle bulljrap with two bodies,
seven legs and one normal head.
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