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come to .haunt him with memories-of
his promises of yesterday, and for
Mrs. Smith's two superfluous hus
bands, she long thought dead. Hus-
bands numbers one and two console
each other and starLqut in all friend
liness to search for their widows.
That is the piece de resistance of this
well-served, comedy, and there comes
from this tangled web the most in
volved episodes with a dashing cli
max. This is the first appearance of Miss
Scheff in pictures, and it was with
great enthusiasm that the lovely star
of the footlights commenced her
work at the studio. Each day affords
her new surprises in the art of mo
tion picture production, and every
morning find her among the first at
the studio, eager to commence the
day's work. Supporting Miss Scheff
are Owen Moore, Forrest Stanley,
Loyle Bennison, Myrtle Stedman and
a score of other screen favorite's in
MORE ARRESTS IN DOPE WAR
Two more arrest in the wide
spread federal crusade against dope
peddlers put Wm. Wallacee, 3859
State st; W. H. Ambrecht 1065 W.
Madison st, druggists, and Dr. Mil
ton B. Titus, connected with the Am
brecht store, in cells last night Con
spiracy to supply drug fiends with
dope is charged against the three.
Two alleged dope fiends, Elsie Gra
ham and David Starr, were captured
by federal officers as witness against
Dr. Arthur Blunt formerly of 9 W.
Madison st, now located at the Du
Page county jail, Wheaton, m.
Wallace is accused of having fur
nished Dr. Blunt with cocaine, which
he is said to have used in making his
"cures." Miss Graham testified she
had taken Dr. Blunt's "cure."
-STREET CAR MEN PRESENT NEW
SCALE TO BOSSES
Thirty-three cents as the pay for
beginners and an increase to 36 cents
an hour in the second year of service
will be among the demands of the
street railway employes' union to be
tendered the car companies today.
Ten hours' work a day to be spent
during 'a consecutive twelve is the
other demand of the unions.
The ten-hour day is asked in a bill
now before the legislature, but the
success of the law is doubtful.
The arbitration committees of the
unions and employers will first meet
and confer. If the demands of the
employes are refused a strike vot3
will be taken.
Body of unidentified man taken
from river. Throat slashed. Believ
ed to be suicide.
Salvation Army was founded in
If 65 byVWiffiam Booths
Syracuse, N. Y. Col. Roosevelt's
testimony in the Barnes libel suit was
dealt a vital blow when-Judge An
drews ruled out all of that portion of
the colonel's testimony which re
lated to printing graft charges.
Washington. Navy League of the
TJ. S. passed resolution urging imme
diate session of congress to provide
for materially strengthening the
navy immediately at an expenditure
Milwaukee. Trial of Rev. James
Morrison Darnell, marrying minister,
progressing rapidly, following selec
tion of jury in few hours' time.
Keokuk, la. Steamer Dixie struck
a snag in river near here this morn
ing, sinking in three minutes. Crew
Harrisburg, Pa. House today
passed Catlin bill bringing employes
in anthracite -coal fields under pro
visions of proposed workmen's com
pensation act Vote, 166 to 0. Bill
now goes to governor for signature.'
New York. Edw. Seligman, 17,
knocked out a base hit after being
felled by a pitched balL Died several
Peoria. 1,000 delegates here to at
tend the 55th annual convention of
the Illinois State Dental society.