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Soday to attend formal nDttfica-1
tion of Aaron S. Watkms for vice
- Our idea of t nothing to be is
candidate for vice president on
the "Prohibition ticket, but Wat
kins shot some hot ones at the
- "One candidate," Watkins
said, "finds .'Thou shalt not steal
in the JScriptUres, but overlooks
the man who 'sweareth to his own
hurt and changeth not' Another
is always worrying about the dig
nity -of the country and insisted
on a re-nomination the people did
not want, making politics a joke.
Another says he's a progressive
and leads a negative party."
- Rep. Richard. Bartholdt, St.
Louis, joined the band of earnest
hopers today by predicting the
re-election of Taft.
Rooseyelt came back at Bar
tholdt by merely remarking that
ne was "one of the highwaymen
who pperated at Chicago-"
Comptroller Prendergast, N.
Y.j who nominated. Roosevelt 'at
thicago, has stepped out of race
for Progressive nomination for
governor of New York.
T o o
"GRANTED AN INCREASE
Fulton, Ma, Sept 5. The
agents and telegraph operators of
the Ghicago & Alton" railroad
have been granted a 15 per cent
increase in wages on several Mis
The increase was won by the
committee of the Telegraphers'
union recently sent to Chicago to
confer with the railroad officials. 1
KNOCKS HIGH SASSIETY
High sassiety was rapped at the
convention of American Life In
surance men, which opened here
"Women who live the so-called
high society life," said P. D. Gold,
Jr., of Greensboro, N. C, presi
dent of the association, "have a
hard tim gettingIife insurance.
"Women of that sort eat indi
gestible food and drink so much
that their .systems are wrecked,
and they go the quick route to the
Gold also approved of Dean
Sumner's hygienic marriage idea.
Question for Question.
While on sentry duty a s'oldie
was bitten by a valuable retriever
dog, and in self defense drove his
bayonet into the animal.
The dog's owner promptly
sued him for damavges, and in the
evidence it came out that the sol
dier was not so.badly bitten after
"But, my good man," said the
learned judge, "why didn't you
hithe dog -with the butt end of
And the 'court rocked with
laughter when the soldier calmly
replied it ,
"Well your nonor, why, didn't
he bite me with his tail?"
Belted coats are very much in
evidence. In 'many instances the
belt extends only in the back sec
tion, but the actual belted-in
model is also seen. Belts used are
of leather, of velvet or of the ma
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