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CERTIFIED COUPLE UNITE IN PURE MARRIAGE
Benjamin R. Bell and ihs fiancee,
Miss Laura Van Slyke, reading his
San Francisco, Cal. California
has just submitted to its first eugenic
wedding. Benjamin R. Bell, of Fort
Wayne, Ind., and Miss Laura Van
Slyke; of Oakland, Cal., were recently
united here in a wedding guaranteed
to be chemically pure. Both,the bride
and bridegroom-were thoroughly dis
infected with, health certificates, sign
ed and sworn to by perfectly reput
Both the bride's and the groom's
guarantees certified 100 per :ent of
health. And the bride's also specified
that this robust young lady was "a
perfect specimen- of American wo
manhood." , '.
"Well, dear;" said Miss. Van Slyke,
"after the ceremohey we will have
three certificates to', frame-these,
and the marriage one' Then the
foolish things kissed.!
And the announcement of Prof.
Doolittle that the world will last only
15,000,000 years longer should be a
warning in the Harry Thaw case to
hurry up. Topeka State Journal.
The pessimist is convinced that
even the cup of joy is a trick cup with
a false bottom. Philadelphia Record.