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mel, she was married in London to
Edna Goodrich, the actress, got
her decree in Reno, and immediate
ly married Nat Goodwin. Virginia
Harned Sothern also obtained her di
vorce here and immediately married
again. Mrs. Florence Jenkins, con
sidered the most beautiful woman in
Baltimore, was divorced in Reno. Her
marriage followed immediately.
Mrs. Henry Hutt, wife of the artist,
was recently dlyorced in Reno. Hutt
once said that his wife was more
beautiful than the Venus de Milo.
Wm. Ellis Corey, the steel mag
nate, secured his decree in Reno, so
that he might wed Mabel Gilman, tfie
actress. Corey built here as a guar
antee that he intended living per
manently. Phillip Dodge, president of the Mer
genthaler Linotype Co., divorced his
wife in Reno and scores of others
fully as prominent might be men
tioned. R. M. Buddington, known as the
father of the divorce colony, although
a millionaire, got a job selling tickets
in a motion picture house, in order
to testify that he really was in Reno
in good faith and had regular em
ployment. These are only a few of the hun
dreds who have helped make the Ne
vada city a "get 'em while you wait"
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HOW TURTLE DOVE GOT NAME
By Stuart Stanton Taber.
Long years ago the dove you know
Was quite without a voice,
And though 'twas sad to never sing
The dove could have no choice.
The thing amiss was simply this,
The dove was very poor,
And could not go to singing school
Out on the fragrant moor.
But one hot day a turtle lay
A-sunning on the sand,
Who told the dove he'd make his voice
The best in the land.
And every day, so legends say,
The dove and turtle met,
And every lesson seemed to make
The voice far better yet
Then one bright morn the dove for
lorn Sang softly coo, coo, coo,
And al the land turned out to see
This singer sweet and new.
And when they found who made the
And who had taught the song,
They named the bird sweet Turtle
And cheered the turtle long.
SURE HE WAS
There was a bold man in our town
And he was awful wise.
He put fly paper on his head
To circumvent the flies.
He put the paper upside down
The flies got at him nit.
And when a friends asked how it
He said: "I'm stuck on it."
A recently-invpnted safe that will
float in case of shipwreck is a steel
cylinder divided into two compart
ments, one air-tighf, the other to hold