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right away and said he did not de
serve as good a wife as me.
"He felt awful when he saw it get
black and blue."
"Well, did yon -finally go to your
"No, Miss Margaret, me eye looked
so bad that I couldn't, so I gave poor
Tim some more money to havea little
fun with the boys. It was too bad to
kape him in just because I wasn't fit
to be seen.
It was too pathetic to smile at, but
I could not help wondering it I would
still be devoted to Dick under the
same circumstances under which
poor Annie worked for "her man."
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
INSURANCE DEPT. CAN SUPPORT
FOUR BIG COMMISSIONS
Madison. Wis., Feb. 11. Accord
ing to reports of state departments,
the insurance department earns
enough to support the four import
ant commissions, railroad, tax, indus
trial and dairy and food and still
leave the comfortable balance of
$400,000 in the state pocketbook.
The department took in $951,866.88
The other four commissions cost
FIREMEN BLOWN DOWNSTAIRS
TWO BADLY HURT
New York, Feb. 11. Two firemen
were seriously hurt when ten of them
were blown down an entire flight of
stairs by terrific back-draft in East
Side factory fire.
About the same time 250 men, wo
men and children were driven to the
streets and fire escapes by explosion
of a bomb in a tenement fire blocks
away. The bomb was exploded in the
first floor hallway.
The cynical person was standing in
front of part of an exhibition of local
art talent labeled "Art Objects."
"Well, I suppose Art does object, and
I can't blame her, but there doesn't
seem to- be any help for it," he said, ,
EARTHQUAKES SHAKE FOUR
STATES ONE MAN IS KILLED
New York, Feb. 11. Severe earth
quake shocks, which caused one
death, lasted for one minute and
thirty seconds and startled residents
in scores of cities in New York, Mas
sachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsyl
vania and along the whole Lauren
tian formation to the north of St.
Lawrence river from Toronto to Mon
treal, Canada. The region of the Lau
rentian rocks had been regarded as
almost immune to seismic disturb
ances. Rocco Avesz, 32, Binghamton, was
working in an excavation for a new
building and the tremor caused a
slide that crushed the man under a
mass of frozen earth.
The shock was most severe in
Brooklyn, vhere buildings rocked,
and in Buffalo and Syracuse. The
New York Central station at Little
Falls reports clocks stopped along the
Ann Arbor, Mich. Severe earth
quake shocks registered on seismo
graph instruments, at University of
Michigan at 12:34 yesterday. Records
showed center of disturbance to
JACK JOHNSON FAR FROM BROKE
New York, Feb. 11. Jack Johnson
broke in Paris? Well, not so you
could notice it.
Dan Morgan today received a let
ter from a friend in the French met
ropolis, saying the big cinder owns
three automobiles, has bought $40,
000 worth of diamonds for his white
wife and, besides, receives over $1,000
for every wrestling match he stages
with French or English wrestlers.
'Did I understand you to say Mr.
Shimmerpate is one of our best-
known joke writers?"
"Not exactly. I said he is the writ
er of some of our best-known jokes."