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'"-" in his illness? v Wonder why some of them don't tell the truth and admit they're tickled to death? , All anybody has to do to make William J. Burns happy is give him a dictagraph and a chance to say what he thinks of Samuel Gompers. Judge Bretano says.the tipping system is ''vicious and un-American." ,It's a goldurn nuisance, that's what it is, judge. Mrs. Henry W. Taft, sister-in-'law of the president, has renounc ed Episcopalian church, and been received into the Roman Cathojic. v 'Head of secret police, Kiev, Russia, arrested on charge of em bezzlement of funds. This ought to make interesting reading to some Chicago police officers. "This Palzer person is the best white hope in the business." "Gentleman Jim" Corbett. ' This Palzer person! Oh, Gen tleman Jim, how could you be so nawsty?1 General James B. Weaver, Pop ulist 'candidate for president in 1892, died at his home in Des Moines. Boycott of butter by N. Y. housewives has forced 80 per cent of dealers there to reduce orices. But what has that to do with the price of butter in Chi? Harry Nude, Philadelphia, left his right hand in workshop. Has advertised for it. It's artificial. Thirteen Mexican revolutionists captured by American troops on this side of the border. They'll explain to federal court. Progressive Republicahstrying to smoke Teddy out, and make him say what he's going to do. General Clarence Edwards1, U. S. A., ought to get hero medal from Congress. Pulled own tool with aid of red tape and door ha? die. Only time he's ever hd a: : use for red tape, he says. "Some women are so snobbish they wont have the ballot because they might have to share it with their washwomen sisters.'" Mrs. H. A. Robinson, addressing suff ragettes at N. Y. Cheer up, maybe when the washwomen gets the ballot they will put a crimp in their snobbish "sisters." Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Dingey, 72 and 68 years old, stricken with paralysis at same time while set ting in same room in home 'at Zanesville, O. One in every 100 of Cleveland school children is tubercular. Yet a lot of fat hogs of em ployers have the galj to oppose child labor laws. Andrew Ludlow, "Coal Oil Johnny," is dead at home in Warren, Pa. Oil boom made him millionaire when only 17. Spent it in few years "having a good time." Probably Coal Oil Johnny did, have a good time, and enjoyed himself a durn sight more than some millionaires who keep their money. Maybe he did more good, too, with the money he threw away, than Andy Carnegie does with his libraries, or Rockefeller with his Bible classes. y JM& eoVVl. tlvt.