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Folsom, Cal. Jakey Oppenheim
er, "the tiger of Folsom prison," was
hanged at prison at 10:30 a m. today.
Indianapolis. James Cordon,
whose sister died April 9 of injuries
resulting from a blow struck by him,
found guilty of second degree murder
and sentenced to imprisonment for
Jackson, Mich. In . spite of the
wild search for Joseph Miller, es
caped convict and slayer of Carrie
Jennet of Detroit, Miller is still at
Springfield. Gov: Dunne frankly
told Republican office holders 4n the
present state administration that if
they didn't get out, he'd kick them
Plymouth, Ind. Motor parties
from Duckfoot, town on Lake Maxin
kuckee, report that town marshal
has hung in front of city hall notice
reading: "To automobilists: Speed
limit, 75 miles an hour. Drive as
fast as you d please."
Washington. Fearing a great
railroad strike in East, House judi
ciary committee today called a spec
ial meeting, to consider Chairman
Clayton's bill extending Erdman ar
Hammond, Ind. Edward Payson
Weston, veteran pedestrian, arrived
here at 10 a. m. on his New York
Minneapolis hike. Expects to reach
Denver. Corporal Edward Cars
well of Marine Corps had to have his
hand set today after knocking out
Antonio Rossi, street speaker, who
cried: "Down with the American
flag; to hell with the army and navy."
Rossi is having his head set.
Marquette, Michj-t-Redmond Holz
hay, the notorious Black Bart, was
released from Michigan penitentiary
yesterday cured of his criminal ten
dencies by an operation on his brain.
Holzhay served 24 years of life sen-
tehee for killing man in stage holdup.
Washington. First step in federal
investigation into receivership of St.
Louis and San Francisco railroad has
Fond du Lac, Wis. Dr. Hugh'
Scott, 81, founder of Chicago train
ing school for nurses and formerly
prominent Chicatgo physician, died
here. He received his medical edu
cation at the University of Edin
burgh. Rushford, Minn. Body of Ivor
Winneborg, 45, found in clump of
bushes near here. Not known if he
was murdered or died natural death.
TILL MY WIFE COMES BACK!
By Berton Braley.
Oh, I was very happy
When my wife left town.
I said, "Well, here's a chappy
Who will do things brown;
IH trot the swiftest paces
On the primrose track;
I'll be kicking over traces
Till my wife comes back!"
So I traveled pretty rapid
For a day or two,
But I found the life was vapid
And its joys were few;
I tired of club and show house,
And of Tom and Jack,
And the house is simply no house
Till my wife comes back.
The rooms are damp and musty
And the food's low grade
And everything is dusty.
The beds aren't even made.
So comfortless the house is
That repose I lack,
And I "won't know where my things
Till my .wife comes back.
Her going's very recent,
But it seems a year,
For life is scarcely decent
When she isn't here.
I'm gloomy and I'm snappy
And the skies seem black,
And I guess I won't be happy
Till my wife comes back!