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Laporte, Ind. Mrs. Roma Vanse
low, 53, killed at grade crossing by
New Lexington, O. Southouse
clock town's timepiece running o.
k. again since crack rifle shot bagged
nine pigeons that roosted on hands,
St. Paul, Minn. Following confes
sions of R. C. Pickitt, discharged
clerk in state treasurer's office, to
$28,000 irregularities with state
funds, implicating State Treas. W. J.
Smith as equal sharer, state treasurer
Findlay, O. Zebulon Kelly, North
Side amateur gardner, is rejoicing
because he has had first mess of
greens from his door yard. Picked
Marion, O. Duchess, Persian cat,
valued at $1,000 by its owner, recov
ering following operation when sur
geon removed 8 inch hatpin from
New York. Offices of J. H. Put
nam & Co., brokers, closed. Involun
tary petition in bankruptcy filed
against concern and Putnam missing,
following discovery he is Dr. J. Grant
Lyman, who had specta&ular inter
national crime career.
Berlin. Kaiser Wilhelm honored
M. P. KunkeL Chicago, by decoration
with Red Cross medal, in recognition
of services in behalf of German Red
When a Hapsburg ruler dies, so
runs the story, his body is taken in
charge by Capuchin monks and borne
to the burial vault of that order.
"Who goes there?" comes the query.
A list of the dead man's titles and dig
nities is repeated. "I know no such
man," replies the keeper of the vault
Then again, "Who goes there?" "Our
brother," say those who bear the
body, giving the dead man's name,
and the corpse is admitted to the
place where the Capuchins lie after
HOOPS! NO, NOT REALLY, BUT
SOMETHING LIKE 'EM
By Betty Brown
Hoops, my dear! They are for
your lingerie party gown and for the
organdies and voile that will be worn
in the balmy summer time.
But don't be alarmed. The new
hoops are not real hoops such as
grandma wore before the war, the
hoops of 1916 are just strands of
featherbone, set hoop-fashion in a
petticoat of flowered silk.
Almost all of the designers of smart
apparel are making featherboned
"petties" for those sheer gowns that
would otherwise, refuse to take on
the fashionable swirl
Somebody asked old Uncle Zeph if
he. knew the meaning of "circumstan-1
tial evidence." He hesitated a mo-'
men't and then said: "Well, th' way,
I understands it is, circumstantial ev-r
idence is the feathers yur leaves lyin,'