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"Nawthing at all," replied the man '
"Why nqt?" from the bench.
"Nobody -won't lave me."
"They just won't have me, yer
"How do you live?"
"My mother .lets me have $50 a
"What did you marry this girl
"Well, sir, she wanted to marry
r Here the spectators roared.
The girl took the stand and it de
veloped she was capable of 'earning
her own living and the case was dis
missed no alimony. His honor be
lieves that women who entice fools
should suffer for their folly.
Matrimony is a business that has
many phases. Few people with nor
mal brains can sit in Judge Monroe's
court without realizing the need of a
change in the laws governing it.
WINTERS' GIRL KIDNAPPED BY
Dr. Winters, father of nine-year-old
Katherine Winters, whose disap
pearance caused a search throughout
four states, received a tip yesterday
that members of his own family had
taken his little girl.
Dr. Winters left immediately for
Platteville, Wis., in search for L. V.
Whistler, half-brother of the first
Mrs. Winters, and the mother of the
missing girl, who is said to be living
It is said that a man registering as
"I. Winters" had arrived in Newcas
tle, Ind., home of Dr. Winters, shortly
before the kidnapping, and invited
a young girl of about Catherine's age
for a buggy ride. This man is said
to answer the description of Whistler.
ENTOMBED MEN FOUND ALIVE
Pittsburgh, April 26- Two men,
survivors of the mine explosion at
Finleyville, were rescued early today
after having been buried alive since -
the disaster Wednesday noon, when
from 90 to 115 men lost their lives.
Their escape is regarded as mirac
ulous. After the mine inspectors had
left the mine, two members of the
rescue crew entered the hole to look
for bodies. Two and one-half miles
from the entrance they heard a cry
They found Charles Crawl and
Philip Legler, each 36 years old. Both
men were sent to the Monongahela
City hospital, fqur miles away. Ninety-three
bodies have been recovered
so far. Forty have been identified.
TOMMY COT A WIFE AS EASILY
AS HE GOT DOUGH
"Tommy" Waterman, 25 years old,
called the "millionaire kid" by reason
of his "get-rich-quick" methods, is in
jail in New York on a charge of hav
ing swindled the Drexel State Bank,
of this "city, out of $16,800.
But a mere charge like that doesn't
worry "Tommy." The big thing in
life right now to him is the fact that
he has announced his marriage to
"greatest pal in the world," Agnes
Miller, a well-known Kenwood so
ciety girl. They have been married
several weeks, but the dapper young
"Wallingford" didn't let it out until
the couple went to New York a cou
ple of weeks ago, "On our honey
moon," Tommy told folks.
But the honeymoon is over now
and Tommy is in jail awaiting extra
dition to Chicago. Where the bride
is seems to be a mystery.
Tommy's career was like to that
of a skyrocket' in its rapidity. And
like a skyrocket it finally dissolved in-'
Starting at 17, he was -a bank mes
senger; at 21 he was bookkeeper in a
bank; at 22 a broker; at 24 he found
ed the Chicago College of Commerce ,
on Prairie avenue, which venture
landed him in jail. It was on the
strength of this "college" that two
tellers at the Drexel vbank allowed
him to overdraw.