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One day I entered a tobacconist's
establishment and ascertained the
variety of his stock of cigars, you
know. In selecting one I specied that
I did not care for a strong, black one,
but preferred the milder sort. He
"I'm on, bo, I'm on. You ain't seek
ing to inhale a roundhouse. Nix on
those husky, Zulu-tinted torches, eh
cul? Here's what'll tickle your pipes
a nice, mild, tan-colored Roman
candle, the kind we call the Flor de
INDICT SEVEN FOR FALSIFYING
IN TALLY SHEETS
The special grand jury in Judge
Cooper's court this afternoon indict
ed Morris Abrahams, brother of Man
nie Abrahams, Democratic commit
teeman and H.-H. leader in the 20th
ward, for falsifying tally sheets.
Six others indicted on the same
charge are: Mandall Gerber, Harry
Pestiene, Harry Gerber, James W.
Regan, Nathan Rechossky and Sam"
Jacob Richmond was indicted for
PROBABLY COMPLETE DIGGS
JURY THIS AFTERNOON
San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 7. Ex
pected that the jury In the Maury I.
Diggs white slave case will be finish
ed this afternoon. The entire morn
ing was devoted to the examination
of talesmen and the peremptory chal
lenges were almost exhausted.
The only enlivening incident of the
morning was the attempt to prevent
Photographer Larkin from taking
photographs for The Day Book. Aft
er Larkin had taken the picture,
Judge Van Fleet warned him. The
defense attorney demanded that the
plates be confiscated, but the judge
aid that anything taken by a photog
rapher was his personal property.
Judge Van Fleet .is determined
theer shall be no unnecessary delay
and is hustling things along and sup
pressing sensationalism as much as
It is clear there will be sensations
in plenty when Marsha Warrington
and Lola Norris go on the stand and
tell about their trip to Reno with
Diggs and Caminetti.
. Prosecutor Sullivan says if the de
fense tries to break down the charac
ter of the girls it will revolt any
The American abroad does not lose
his head easily. An Italian showed a
Yankee tourist Vesuvius in eruption,
and thought surely that must stir his
awe. But the American, after gaz-i
ing for a moment at the burning
mountain, said: "We've got a water
fall in America that would put that
out in five minutes."
Asphalt was known to the ancients
and is said to have been employed as.
a binder in inasonry by the Babylon