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TO BE SOME GHOST STORY
Denver, Colo., July 22. One of
the funniest cases ever put up to
a court of law is on file here.
It is that of Mr. and Mrs.
Alonzo Thompson, spiritualist,
and it is chuck full of spooks from
beginning to end.
A few days ago, Thompson,
who is a millionaire, filed suit to
disinherit his wife and her son,
an dto put his entire property in
trust for the advancement of
In filing the suit, Thompson
explained that he had made his
fortune through following the ad
vice of spooks, and that it was
only fair he should leave his
property to them.
When Mrs. Thompson heard
about this, she went right up in
the air, and said a few harsh
things about her hubby's spooks.
Mrs. Thompson is a spiritual
ist, too, you must nemember. She
believes in spiritualism, but she
says that her husband has been
following the advice of a lot of
bad, wicked, naughty spooks.
Hubby came right back at her.
He said that he had followed the
advice of a bad spook only once.
That, he said, was the time he
fololwed the advice of a spook he
was not well acquainted with, and
married Mrs. Thompson
Mrs. Thompson had a come
back on this, too. She said that
pince her husband felt that way
about it, she would tell the world
of the kind of spooks he was blow
ing around the spirit land with.
Then she gave a list.
The list included Cleopatra,
Sappho, Nell Gwyn, Mme. Re
camier, and a lot of other spooks
of women, whom history has dub- -bed
as very wicked, indeed.
Hubby was not moved by this
at all, so Mrs. Thompson has de-
rirlprJ tr filr a prn!i! npfrifrintv and
prove, in a court of law, what wl
kind of spooks her aged he is
82 Lothario of a husband has
been flirting around with in the
The trial promises to be quite
LORIMER ARRIVES IN CHI.
William arrived in Chicago to
day, and. went at once to his sum
mer home at McHenry, 111.
He is going to work imme
diately on a speech to be deliver
ed at Orchestra hall. In that
speech, he 'will explain to his
friends everything "connected
with his going to the senate, and
his removal therefrom.
At Lorimer's own request,
there was no attempt at a demon
stration when he arrived today.
Lorimer was hurt in an auto
mobile accident near Claysville,
Pa., yesterday - His automobile
frightened a Jiors&dnven by Wm. 5
McCoombs, a' farmer. 1
Lorimer ordered his chauffeur. i
to stop the car. The sudden put-
ting on of the brakes caused the I
automobile to swerve and crash I
into a telegraph pole. 1
Lorimer himself was the first j
on his feet, and the first at the J
head of the now thoroughly;
frightened horse. After calming J
the hOrse, Lorime rcollapsed in a
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