section or clause" under which Dawes
and Central Tfust officials could be
i it was and is strictly legal to loan
$1(250,000 to ten men to start a bank
and need $1,250,000 for a few min
I utes to show to a bank examiner.
Though the notes of-spme of the
! ten men for $125,000 apiece may not
1 be worth a can of alley trash, nobody
is responsible before the law. The
bank examiner after seeing the cash
tells the ten men to go ahead and
start their bank. Nobody loses ex
cept the suckers who walk up to the
bank window payday nights and
hand their xwage savings to the
derstood, is no roughneck o a bank
er. He's Supposed to be an authority
on sound bankfng'and sound money.
He makes speeches and the newspa
pers print nearly everything he says
about sound banking and sound
He was comptroller of the curren
cy under Pres. McKinley. He's got
a jim dandy reputation as a speaker
and writer.' This month Houghton
Mifflin Co., publishers, announce that
their press will issue a volume of the
collected "Essays and Speeches of
Charles G. Dawes,"
There ought to be one essay in it
entitled: "Mv Friendly Relations With
Billy Lorimer." Or maybe a story on
Charles G. Dawes, it should be un- "The $1,250,000 Pinch Hit"
ACCUSES 24 MEN OFSTaLiNG WIFE'S LOYE!
Manitowoc, Wis. August Kurl believes in evidence. And also in an
abundance of it When August filed a suit for divorce he made a series
of charges involving 24 co-respondents. He names 20 Manitowoc men in
the case and four Milwaukeeans.
It is understood that after the present cases are disposed of Kurl will
bring civil suits against 11 of the men who are found by the court to have
been numbered among his wife's admirers for alienation of her affection.
The allegations cover a period of six months, during which Kurl was out
of the city most of the time.
"What kind of work could you pos
sibly do around an office.?"
"I'm a kind o' all-round handy
man, mister. I kin hold a door open,
light a match for ye, look out an'
see if it's rainin'. call a taxi, drop let
ters down the chute, an' tell folks yer
out when ye ain't" Life..
o o "
Nellie Lemon has settled her $50,
000 breach of promise suit against
Dean. Moberly of Streator. Settled
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