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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 12, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 30',
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State, Mexico, formerly banned un
c'er nuarantine for potato scab.
Washington. Second Lieut. Jos.
C. Morrow, assigned to 26th infantry,
elected as special military aviator
probably to take pIiit;e..of Lieut. Post,
killed at San Diego.
Richmond, Va. Evelyn Nesbit
Thaw arrested as she completed turn
at local theater. Had been warned
by Mayor Ainslie not to appear.
Columbus, O. Gov. Cox signed bill
appropriating $100,000 for Ohio
building and exhibits at Panama Pa
cific Exposition at San Francisco.
Cleveland. Norman Stanley,
Wheeling, W. Va., bound over to
grand jury without bail at conclusion
of preliminary hearing charged with
murder of Robt. E. Mercer, Pittsburgh.
Cleveland. John B. Watso'n, Rich
ard Brown, Alden J. Thomas, H. L.
Hollabaugh and J.' G. Wells, mail
clerks at Youngstbwn, O.-, sentenced
to year and day in federal peniten
tiary at Atlanta, Ga. Pleaded guilty
to looting mails.
Weymouth, Mass. Thos. McNab.
95, ward of county for years, has set
out to earn money so he can wed
Mrs. Alice Clark, 74, Northampton.
New York. "Any green in Ameri
can flag?" Dennis O'Brien was asked
in naturalization test. "Sure," said
Dennis, "but it's red, white and blue
shade." Dennis passed.
Newark, N. J. Postcards to his
wife from butcher'boy addressed "Bo
Peep," "Ducky. Dear," and "Honey
Bunch" caused Herman C. Fredericks
to sue for divorce.
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San Francisco, Feb. 12. "Here am
I, waiting at the wharf, waiting at
the wharf ," etc. It has become the
favorite tune of Winfred T. Denison,
the newly appointed secretary of the
interior for the Philippines. At seven
successive sailings Denison sat pa
ently on the dock, waiting for the
.;ews that his appointment had been
confirmed by the senate.
Now, for the eighth time, he has
missed his boat again. News came
to him over the wire that the senate
had confirmed his nomination. He
engaged rooms on the liner Chiyo
Maru, which was about to sail. Then
he went to the" dock and waited
waited for official notification. While
the last late passengers were rush
ing aboard he waited. While the
lingering visitors were shoo'd ashore
he waited. While the donkey en
gines on deck hauled in the hawsers
he waited. As the great engines
turned over at the signal, "Slow
speed astern," he was still waiting!
And he's waiting yet.