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DUNNE REFUSES TO LET MILITIA
HUNT FOR MISSING MAN
Springfield, III., April 9. After a
conference with Adjutant General
Dickson, Gov. Dunne today told Illi
nois anti-saloon leagues-leaders that
he could not order out a company of
state militia to search for Louis R.
Patmont, dry worker, who disappear
ed under mysterious circumstances
at Westville, a mining village south of
Danville, while engaged in a bitter
local option campaign. The governor
said he found no precedent for such
Sheriff Shepard and a posse of
deputies from Danville today began a
search of ponds and swamps near
Westville, working on the theory that
Patmont may have been murdered
and his body concealed. The church
of Ghrist at Danville has employed
four private detectives who are en
gaged in the search.
BOTHERED BY SWAMPS OF
Boston, April 9. Swamped by the
proposals of marriage by both mail
and telephone, Helen Cudahy, daugh
ter of the millionaire Chicago packer,
who by choice has become a proba
tionary nurse in a hospital here, to
day was, practically a prisoner
through her efforts to avoid being
wed yea or nay.
"Will-you-marry-me" letters come
in floods by every mail, and Boston
swains are energetically using the
telephone that Miss Cudahy will not
answer a call until she knows that
some admirer is-not trying to whisper
sweet nothings at the other end of
REPAIRING CHEAPLY DONE
Meg I don't know what to do with
my watciujt's always getting out
Peg Why don't you put it in water
Meg In water!
Peg Yes,, my friend says he often
has to put his m soak.
CY WARM AN
BY H. M. COCHRAN.
(News Item Cy Warman, well- Vj
known "Poet of the Rockies" and
compuser vu oweei imirit:, men st
April 7. 1914.) Vi
Cy could prattle, he could rattle
With appeal his words were reaL
Came through work, in whole or part,
That Cy wrote to touch the heart.
Cy could show the "best ones" how
But then Cy's gone now.
Cy, by tryin', he could pry in
To a person's- heart,
With a touch, he knew meant much,
That was Warman's art.
Love and real life 01' Cy wrought
Cleverly in every thought
Now in death's net he's been
And Cy he's gone now.
Cy was human, always doin'
Good work 'neath his name.
"Sweet Marie," wrought humanly,
Won Cy Warman fame.
True a person often can
Find as real and humane MAN.
Here's to Warman anyhow
01' Cy he's gone now.
A FASTIDIOUS SPIRIT
First Tramp Gee, this is- a rotten
Second Tramp There you go now,
getting discontented just fike an