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ing her in his arms, "andjare rich!
Two huge wells -are sputtering ou
wealth for us at this moment. I have
had all arrangements made" to work
the oil wells, I have been at it all
day." "- -. 7
In two months the Gummins fam
ily moved into the biggest mansion
Soon, society stepped in. Wealthy
Texans, realizing that Cummins and
wife both came from "eligible" fam
ilies, courted them.
Then one day Arnold came from
his office with a troubled expression
on his face. His wife met him in the
"What is wrong, Arnold?" she
asked, her arms about his shoulders.
He looked down solemnly into her
dark eyes. .
(To Be Continued.)
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"Say, I thought you sold me this
doff for protection against burglars,
but he barks all night and kedps me
"Keeps you awake, eh?"
"Well, what better protection can
you ask that that?"
I WOMAN, 102, TO POOfcHOUSE, IS,
Mrs. Mary Schebielske, bornpn an
estate in Luxemburg 102 years ago,
is likely tp hend her days in the poor
house because her usefulness is gone.
The request to send her away was
made by her daughter, Mrs. William
M. Kretschmer, 1862 Bissell St., tier
self a grandmother of six and chief
support of her husband, who is re
covering from typhoid fever.
Mrs.p Schebielske eats enough for
two arid drinks lots of coffee, which
is too expensive, according to her
daughter, who also says she runs
County Agent Joseph Meyer an
nounced his intention of investigat
ing the case.
UNION MEN EXONERATED
This morning the Herald retracted
all of the articles which appeared
some months ago, charging three
business agents of the Carpenters'
union with graft. Peter Mraz, Thom
as Church and A. P. Warren were the
business agents named in a series of
stories, in which several of the big
contracting firms of the cty came
out an dtold how they had been ap
proached and asked for money by
these men, who, it vwas said, wanted
to betray their unions.
The investigation committee of
the Carpenters' district council yesterday-
made a long report saying
that the charges against its business
agents had not been substantiated
by facts and that the men had not
violated the trust placed in them by
the council, which, on bearing the re
port, exonerated them completely.
While all of the other .stories ac-
cusing the business agents appeared"
on the first or, last pages ot the Her
ald, this one, the retraction of the'
others, -was" printed oh page five and
probably was passed? unnoticed by'
hundreds who read the -false accusations.
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