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Columbus, O. Warden Thomas of
state penitentiary made requisition
for 1,800 pair of manicure scissors for
the convicts and stated lie intends
next week to ask for I.B00 tooth
brushes and 1,800 tubes of dental
paste. Thinks manicured finger
nails and clean teeth powerful agen
cies toward reform.
Portland, Ore. Fruit jars filled
with dynamite and provided with
electric battery will be placed on
beach to blow up sea lions who are
eating the salmon on way into river
Columbus, O. Albert Peverett,
serving ten years for burglary in
penitentiary here, is hiccoughing
himself to death. The attack began
after an operation for appendicitis.
Cleveland, 0. Judge Lawrence
ruled that a wife twiddling her toes
around in the water was not suffi
cient cause for divorce and dismissed
suit of Alexander Grimes.
Pittsburgh, Pa. Although trous
ers helped Ethel Logan and Ruby
Manscrof t, 18, to escape over six-foot
wall around home of the Good Shep
herd, someone recognized the "men"
and they were brought back again.
Ebensburg, Pa. Michael J. Byrne,
who has been an actor for 23 years,
married and reared a large family,
will be ordained a Franciscan priest.
Indianapolis. A highwayman who
took $7 from her escort forced Miss
Rosa Clay at revolver point to lower
her stockings and prove there was
nothing qoncealed therein.
Pittsburgh. Inez TuII, 11, made
mute and paralyzed by vaccination,
was cured when a priest blessed her
with a relic of Saint Anthony.
Cleveland, O. Getting ready to
sneeze, John Vale pulled out his
handkerchief and his wallet contain
ing $109 came with it Small boy
picked it up and disappeared.
St Louis, Mo. Because bf neigh-
borhood gossip, B. C. Walsh, a drag
gist, inserted a personal in a news
paper declaring that he knew his
wife" to be respectable.
Newport, R. I. It was necessary to
have to male police protect the two
women police put on beach patrol be
cause of crowd that followed them.
Philadelphia. John Michael, 15, is
6 feet 7 inches tall. Surgeons pro
pose to remove portion of his pituit
ary gland which controls growth in
hope that he won't get any taller.
Rock Springs, Wyo. Because the
population here is so cosmopolitan
that depositors speak 42 languages
and many cannot write their names,
the three banks have adopted finger
print system of identification. De
positors may affix finger prints to
checks besides their marks.
Hudson, Wyo. A three-and-a-half
pound trout found dead on a sand
bar by James Rogers bore scars on
its mouth showing it had been hooked
Gillette, Wyo. Wm. S. Hyner has
received a letter mailed at Terry, S.
D., Dec. 13, 1858. It was addressed
to him at Jacksonville, Fla., where
he was serving at the time as a volun
Like a pincushion and get all
stuck up. . '
Generally fair except probablya
local thunderstorm tonight or Tues
day for Chicago and vtelnityrcooter1.