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'dawg aroun'." Also Madero's.
"Mother" Madge, aged shop
keeper of Toledo, O., killed in her
store by robbers seeking the
money she always had refused to
Leon Daudet, satirist and son
of Alphonse Daudet, author of
"Sapho," fought sword duel with
Pierre Mortier, editor of Gil Bias,
Paris, who had criticized Dau
Some days when all the world's
blue and we feel the need of
cheering up, we're going to see a
French duel. '
You've been reading all about
how British government is going
to force settlement of proposed
coal strike, haven't you? Well,
Prime Minister Asquith today
had 10 tons of coal stored in cel
lar of his home.
President Taft announces he
will help out Big Business by
sending a few more troops to line
Stammering boy summoned
undertaker instead of physician
to attend Mrs. Mary Morgan,
103, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Very wrong of the boy. We
always like to see these things
done decently and in order. Phy
sician first, then undertaker.
John D. Rockefeller, jr.'s Bible
class says "proper wife should
have good form; straight shoul
ders ; wide hips ; physical vitality"
And a weak mind, too, before
she'd think of marrying any
young boob who wanted to come
around and measure her.
Mr. and Mrs. Mathies Shalek,
99 and 96 years old, today, cele
brated ttieir 79th. wedding anni
versary. Mme. Maeterlinck, wife of the
author, says most interesting
thing in America is the "relent
less chase of visitors by newspa
per reporters." "But it's good
fun," she added.
Senator Jonathan Bourne, Ore.,
doesn't seem nervous although
Dr. J. J. Mott, of N. Carolina,
has challenged him to a duel for
some remarks Bourne made about
federal patronage in tne South.
Harry Robinson, convict, jef
fersonville, Ind., pleads he was
"temporarily insane from craving
for tobacco" when he murderous
ly attacked prison guard.
Washington correspondent of
Daily News appointed official
press agent for Taft renomina
We shall be saturated with in
terest in watching the course of
the Daily News in the future.
Jean Sackheim, 23, stenogra
pher, fell from 16th floor of Im
porters and Traders Bldg., N. Y.
Tried to save self by grasping ele
vator cables. Killed.
Fines aggregating $200,000,000
are possible outcome of prosecu
tion against express companies
begun by Interstate Commerce
Commission this week.
Oh, anything's possible in the
way of fining a corporation!
Think of Judge Landis fining the
Standard Oil $29,000,000!
And now think of it again, and
think how possible anything is, ,
EXCEPT separating the corpor
ation in question from the actual