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before, but has a good record as a
minor league heaver.
Presfdent Murphy of the Cubs is in
New York today. He sails for Eng
THREE INTERESTING ITEMS OF
NEWS FROM NEW YORK
New York, Nov. 5. New York's
most expensive apartment house
changed hands a few days ago. Its
new owner, Arthur Curtiss James, a
banker and former commodore of
the New York Yacht Club, paid" $3,
500,000 for it.
The building, 12 stories high, fs- at
the corner of Fifth avenue and 81st
street. When it was opened, about
two years ago, it attracted much at
tention on account of the luxurious
ness of its appointments and the high
prices, ranging from $12,000 to $25,
000 a year, which are asked for its
Among the tenants are Elihu Root,
Murry Guggenheim, Levi P. Morton,
Mrs. Elliott Shepard, Lloyd Aspinwall
and Victor Morawetz. Root has more
than 20 rooms and Guggenheim oc
cupies two entire floors.
A boy stood in front of the court
house, across the street from the New
York terminus of the Brooklyn
bridge, as the morning rush-hour
crowd streamed by on its way into
the financial district
He looked to be about 20, was neat
ly dressed and of prepossessing ap
pearance. 'Panned to the front of his
faded brown overcoat was a" sign,
crudely printed tin' a, sheet -of paper.
"I want fe job.
"I am a high school graduate and
have spent years in preparing myself
to get employment from some one
desiring the services of a capable,
energetic young man who can use
his head and is not afraid of work.
Will you employ me? If so, you will
not have cause to regret it."
Thcboy. courageously endured the
stares RUd comments of the people
who stopped to read the sign. By
and by he was gone. Perhaps he got
the chance he was looking for; per
haps a cop chased him away for col-'
lecting a crowd.
A New York woman who spent sev
eral weeks during the summer at a
utue village away up m Vermont was
so charmed by the little old lady with
whom she boarded that when she
left she asked her hostess to write
to her. She left her visiting card as
a memorandum of her address.
A few days ago came a letter, ad
dressed in a prim, old-fashioned
script. The address was copied from
the card, and in the lower left-hand
corner of the envelope the simple
soul had transcribed "First Thurs
days." SHE HAD HER LIMIT
He criticized her pudding and he1
found fault with her cake. He wish
ed she'd make some biscuits like his
mother used to mako. Rh smuirin'f
.wish th dishes and she couldn't
make a stew, nor even mend his
stockings like his mother used" to do.
His mother had six children, but by
night her work waff done. His wife
seemed drudging always, yet she
only had the one. His mother always
was well dressed, his wife could be
so, too,, if only she would manage like
his mother used to do.
,Ah well! She was not perfect,
though. She tried to do her best, un
til atlerigth she thought her time had
come to have a rest. So,"when, one
day, he went thp same old rigmarole
all through, she turned and boxed his
ears just as his mother used to do.
NIX ON THE'BOOZE
Springfield, lll.r Nov. 5. Illinois
women had the first opportunity in,
yesterday's election to deal with the
saloon irmhlfim. and nraotJpaTIir fnim"
out of every five women who went to
tne pons votea against tne liquor in-vr