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DOCTORS JSSUE DOPE SLIPS IS
Theh force of the Harrison anti
drug act may turn against some of
our "mose respectahle" professional
gentlemen. An investigation by U. S.
Att'y Charles Clyne has shown that
some of our doctors are issuing
"dope" prescription in great numbers.
At least a score of doctors, accord
ing to records, have been issuing the
slips at the rate of 100 a week which
will pefmit a dope fiend to buy a drug.
Drink and drug cure institutes
which operate with greatest secrecy
will be visited by federal men in the
enxt few days. The government
agents are anxious to verify a claim
that they are simply "blinds." The
facts which the quiz brings to light
will be presented to the federal grand
EVERY YEAR IS LEAP YEAR, SAYS
JUDGE IN BREITUNG CASE
New York, April 24. No longer
will the maid forlorn have to pine for
the advent of leap year that she, who
is not pursued, may pursue. Judge
Hough of the federal court says
every year is leap year for girls and
they have a perfect right to ask men
to marry them.
This ruling was made in the case
of Kleist vs. Breitung, in which Max
Kleist, one-time gardener Romeo, de
mands $250,000 for the alleged alien
ation of his heiress wife's affection.
Kleist's lawyer endeavored to intro
duce in evidence atthe hearing a let
ter from Juliet Breitung to Kleist for
the purpose of proving that Juliet had
done the largest part of the wooing
and had arranged the marriage.
Judge Hough ruled the letter-out with
the declaration that he knew no law
to prevent any marriageable woman
asking an eligible man to marry her.
Upon protest of residents of East
Elm st., from N. State to Lake Shore
drive, George Schilling, pres. of board
of local Improvements, rescinded the
Order ft Ijaye street paved.
"Of course, th' argument in favor
o' dancin' is that it's a healthful ex
ercise and makes you graceful. But
who would want ter be healthy and
graceful if you'd cut out th' grabbin
hold of each other?"
ARMED TRUCE ON IN THE T. R.
BARNES POLITICAL CAMP
Syracuse, N. Y., April 24. An
armed truce "was observed today in
the political camps of William Barnes
and Colonel Roosevelt and theh libel
trial adjourned until Monday. Both
sides needed recuperation except
possibly the colonel, who showed no
signs of fatigue after four strenuous
days on the witness stand.
Roosevelt declared yesterday that
Barnes had two characters, a Dr.
Jekyl and Mr. Hyde, and that most
of the politicians he had met had
some godd and some bad, though
some were hopelessly evil. He de
clared he tried to get them to act
After five years of separation dur
ing which the principals lived across
the street from each other in Piano,
LI., Deering Stewart, president of the
Independent Harvester Co., got a di
vorce. Religious differences were
given as the cause for the disagree
ment The two children, Deering, Jr., 17,
and Marsh, 14, were given to the
Fair Saturday and probably Sun
day; continued warm'; moderate,
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