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LE5TER-' I DON'T CARE
WOT YOU SAY, OE EMPEROR
OF RUSSIA js A FLIRT
yes sir, bat's wot -he is
WELL.Y'SEE HE WASN'T
CONTENT VWID MQlrDAVIA;
SO -HE WFtfT AFTEK
AN DEH TRIED t GET
JOLD OF PAT Gfl'll-ICIA?
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LAUGHTER PEEVES RICKS
Jesse J. Ricks, counsel for the
P. G. L. & C. Co. peevishly protest
ed to the state utilities board against
the snickering of the audience listen
ing to a cross-examination of a wit
ness by Ricks.
He was arguing for a new inven
tory of the property of the gas com
pany, which would entail a delay, of
eight months to two years before the
petition of Mayor Thompson to es
tablish -a lower rate is acted upon.
Ricks was questioning M. J. Mur
phy, commissioner's statistician, over
his examination upon which he re
commends a rate of 62 cents per
1.000 cubic feet. He was trying to
prove that Murphy was "off" and
that gas could not be profitably sold
by the company for less than 70
BITS OF NEWS
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville, L. I.
Seventy persons killed and fifty se
riously Injured by explosion of am
munition depot in Lille.
Colesboro, N. C. Mob lynched
John Richards, negro, who con
fessed he murdered A. T. Curley,
Leith, Scotland. The steamer Tra
quair has been sunk by a submarine.
Her crew was saved. Shipping reg
isters list no ship of the above name.