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his racing. In my pride over him
now I can almost forget the anguish.
But at the next contest it will be just
the same, a frenzy of suspense.
"A woman's love is a queer thing.
It answer to pride in a husband's dar
ing and mastery, and at the same
time it cowers in agony for his safety.
The two tug mightily at a woman's
heart. And none knows this mingled
thrill and distress better than the
auto racer's wife."
THAW CASE UP TO PACE
New York, March 11. Immediate
fate of Harry K. Thaw and his five
conspiracy co-defendants rested to
day, not with jury, but with Trial
Justice Page. Upon his rulings, fol
lowing lengthy arguments today, de
pends wehther Thaw will testify to
prove his sanity. Conviction of all
six also hinged upon Justice Pages
decision upon a motion to order ac
quittal because of alleged lack of evidence.
WANT JITNEYS IN THE PARKS
Supporting the contention of Miss
Emily B. Lamed, Virginia hotel, that
there should be a motorbus line
through the parks and boulevards
that those who do not own autos may
enjoy them, 1,000 women have pre
sented a petition to this effect to city
council. The park board will soon
determine its attitude toward "jit
neys" in the parks.
EVERYBODY BROKE EVEN.
New York, March 11." For finding
$25,000 in bonds of Newborg & Co.,
brokers, H. P. Wightman won a re
ward at the rate of one mill on the
dollar $25 and that was donated
to the Belgian sufferers. .
A MILK CASE TIT FOR TAT
New York, March 11. Suing the
Erie railroad for $32,000 for a colli
sion with his milk wagon, Frank Wil
kinson faces a $1,000 counter claim
for "bruising and destroying polish"
of the engine's cowcatcher.
NEW MOVE ON TO GIVE AID TO
CHICAGO'S DOPE FIENDS
Public opinion, aroused by stories
of the horrible effect of the Harrison:
law's stringency on the dope trade,
has started a movement that will
probably give the drug fiends relief.
A meeting will be held this afternoon
at 4 o'clock in the office of Peter
Reinberg, county board president.
Here the various plans proposed to
aid the dope users, will be discussed
and definite action will result. Phy- i
sicians, attorneys, judges, federal
officials and dope experts will take
part in the conference today.
Dr. H. I. Davis of the psychopathic
hospital, has announced his plans for
coping with the drug peril. Thirty
more beds have been provided for the
drug fiends; he says they will all be
used. The hospital holds 26 patients
Stories of robbery, shoplifting and
immorality resulting from a lack of
cocaine, morphine and their derivi
tives are flooding in on state, city
and federal authorities.
r Arrested for stealing, a girl told a
pitiful story of the results of tne use
of drugs. Six months ago, she came
from St. Paul on a visit. A chance
acquaintance with a dope fiend and
an innocent trial of morphine, start
ed the girl on the trail which ends
only in court or hospital.
HINT AT MILK PRICE JUMP
Milkmen are talking of raising the
price to 9 cents a quart. Excuse
given for the 1-cent jump is the re
quest of delivery men for a six-day
week. Believed to be only a move to
scare' the public into opposition to
the plea of the delivery men, who
now work seven days a week.
Peoria, III. 200 pupils of Manual
Training high school on strike
against authority of Princicpal Y: N.
Brown for dismissing from school
members of basketball team and sym-l
pathizers who participated in game
1 with Peoria high schooL
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