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sicians the laws governing mar
riage. This would not be right."
Rev. C. G. JDixon, pastor, Aus
tin ave. Baptist church.
Charles W. Morse, the banker
convict, whom Taft pardoned be
cause he had "only a few days to
live," is spending the Easter holi
days in Rome and having a good
Will of late Clara Ide, wealthy
spinster of Rochester, N. Y.,
leaves income of $2,500 a year for
care of her pet parort, "Qaptain
This ought to prove a godsend
to the lawyers of Rochester, any
how. Wedding party at Atlantic
City N. J., busted up when some
one whispered that Max Kirsht,
the groom, had mumps. Lola
Gaskill, the bride, stuck it out.
Attendants held sterilized hand
kerchiefs over faces during cere
mony. Adoption of railroad work
men's compensation and em
ployes' liability bill, drafted by
joint committee of senators and
representatives decided upon "by
senate judiciary committee.
The Washington railroad lobby
will now get busy to defeat the
bill when it comes up for passage.
Henry Johnson, Houghton,
Mich., committed suicide. Left
note for widow: "Now that you
have a chance to get a third hus
band, for God's sake don't talk
him to death."
"One month from today
enough delegates will have been
elected to assure Mr. Taft's nom
ination, so I sec no reason for en.-
Ttering Into a controversy with
Mr. Roosevelt as to past events,"
John W. Hutchinson, jr., direc-
tor of Taft's Bureau of the East.
Senate judiciary committee has
recommended for passage bill
providing that federaL judges
shall not reverse or set aside
judgment on legal technicalities.
Three companies of Washing
ton National Guard in readiness
to rush to Grays Harbor, where
violence is feared in connection
with lumbermen's strike. 250
strikers were "strong-armed" out
of Raymond, Wash., and feeling
is running high.
Chas. Schomalla, who assault
ed U. S. Senator Gore at Wau
kesha, Wis., under the impres
sion that Gore was Roosevelt, is
described in press dispatches as
an "eccentric character."
Eccentricity of the sort indulg
ed in by Schomalla sometimes
gets a man into real serious trou
" Rev. James Larry Smith, -for
whose "murder," the Rev. Ern
est Lyon has served 3 years of an
18 year sentence, has returned to
his home at Suffolk, Va., having
enjoyed a pleasant vacation. Ly
on will be freed. J '
Arlie McCoy, St. Louis, Mo.,
became so peeved when he could
not raise enough money to buy
newly patented cork leg that "he
liked better than the one he had,
that he committed suicide by
The mind of a gentleman who
committed suicide because he
couldn't have, the particular kind,
of cork leg he had set his heart