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WHEN THE WIFE AND KIDDIES ARE AWAY
BY JIM MANEE
I am a lonely bachelor man, though I have a wife and two
Of the sweetest little youngsters that to kid days ever grew;
I am cooking every meal I eat, and believe me I'm no cook;
Why, even when I fry an egg I'm referring to a book.
I am learning how to make a bed, just how to spread a sheet,
I should worry 'bout the inside clothes if the outside quilt looks neat.
In the morning for my breakfast I have coffee and a crust,
The coffee's three days old or more the bread is full of dust
There-is sour milk in the pantry and OH! the icebox smell,
The parlor's full of house-Ays, the flys are f ull of ...
It's not so bad iD daytimes, but when I get home at. night '
The house looks mighty lonesome, it's pitch dark, there's not a light.
And I've got to stand it two weeks, while mother and the kids
Are vacating in the country, with the cows and katydids.
I'm glad to have 'em on the farm, in the open air and free,
But all the same, these two long weeks can't pass too soon for me.
I wan't a really truly meal, I wan't some real home life,
I want the little youngsters and, BY GOSH, I want my wife.
IS IT A SCHEME TO DISCREDIT
Denver, Col., July 10. The friends
of Judge Ben B. Lindsey here charge
that the movement for his recall Is
part of a scheme to discredit woman
Judge Lindsey has been the idol
of the women's clubs here for years.
The enfranchised women of Colorado
are entirely responsible for his elec
tion and re-election as judge of the
Lindsey's friends say that the
movement for Lindsey's recall as un
fit was cunningly worked up for pre
sentation before the United States
Senate when it comes to the con
sideration of the suffrage amendment
late this month.
They say that the antis will ap
pear before the Senate, show how
the women in Denver have kept Lind
sey in ojflce, point to the movement
for his recall and the charge that
he repeatedly let men who committed
crimes against children down easily
as evidence of Lindsey's being unfit
The natural corrollary that the
women of Denver have also proved
themselves unfit for the ballot will
If this plan be tried by the antis,
Lindsey is likely to appear before the
Senate and present his side of the
THREE HELD IN CONNECTION
WITH MURDER OF CONSTABLE
Anderson, Ind., July 10. W. W.
Brown, 58 years old, trustee of In
galls township and prominent in
Madison County politics, his sons,
William, 25, and Webb, 23, are held in
connection with the murder of Con
stable Albert Hawkins at Ingalls last
. The body of Hawkins was found
lying on the main street of Ingalls
at 10 p. m. yesterday; the throat was
cut; the jaw crushed in; the man had
been dead for fully an hour.
Hawkins had taken a leading part
in the war on the bootleggers. It is
believed that it is for this he was
One month ago, Hawkins arrested
Otis Camp of Ingalls for bootlegging.
At that time Camp operated an hotel
owned by W. W. Brown.
The police say that William Brown
is "under arrest," but that W. W. and
Webb are only "in custody." Other
arrests- are expected.