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IN ADINE FIRE CASE
Peona, 111., Jan. 17. When
firemen responded to an alarm
sounded from the Aldine hotel,
they found the doors locked and
after bursting- them open' found
that a bar had been placed on each
one, according to testimony giv
en.today in the trial of Harvey A.
Six of Springfield, and Samuel F.
Darr, of Quincy, indicted on the
charge of burning' the "building to
getthe insurance. First Assist
ant Fire Chief Sipes ,was among
Tom White, a teamster, test
fied that a la;rge ampunt of furnir
ture was shipped from the hotel
to Springfield just prior to the
Darr today was in the custody i
of te senft, aving been surren
dered by is bondsmen, and passed
the night in jail.
, PROGRESSIVE SURE-.
The progressive movement is
neither unreasoning nor ephe
meral. Considering how the peo
ple's confidence haseen "betray
ed in the past, I am surprised only
at .their self-restraint and mod
eration. What lies immediately
before us no man can tell, but of
rthis'we may be certain the fu
ture belongs to the progressives.
- Francis G. Newlands.
Bert Franklin today r pleaded
guilty in Los Angeles to charge
of bribery in connection with Mc
Namara dynamiting case. Motion
to have information accusing him
set side denied.
Two Feminine yiewpoints
Old Lady There is one thing
I noticed particularly about that
young man who calls to see you.
He seems to have an inborn in
stihctive respect forewoman. He
treats every woman as though she
were a being from a higher sphere
to be approached only with the
utmost delicacy and defe'rehce. '
Granddaughter (sweet 18)
Yes, he's horribly bashful. Leaf
The New York supreme court
has ield that a pedestrian does
not have to look out for the auto
mobiles befo're crossing a street.
"Unfortunately a supreme court
decision will not mend a broken
The Eskimo gives his-' doctor a
fee as soon as he calls, which is
returned if no cure is effected. It's
a good thing for the doctors that
custom isn't followed here.
A Hard Nut is the kind you,
take off Willie's expres's wagon
and cannot get back on again.
The Chinese pen is a brush
made of soft hair. That kind of
a pen would be ,the death "of
Life is getting easier' for mort
gages. Nowadays most of them
ride in automobiles.
Men going home at ttiidnight
often think the sidewalk is a slack
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