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THE NEW J. P. MORGAN GOES TO WORK ON A
YACHTWIFE GOES A-SHOPPING
The most recent picture of J. P. Morgan, the head of the-great house
of Morgan, is seen in this photograph with his wife, who was Jane N. Crew
before her marriage. Morgan makes daily trips to business from his
summer home, Central Island, Oyster Bay, L. I., aboard his steam yacht
Mermaid. The yacht is usually anchored off the New York Yacht Club
station at 23rd street and East river. On many of these daily excursions to
business Mrs.. Morgan accompanies her husband to the city, where they are
met by an automobile. Mrs. Morgan does her shopping and makes calls,
returning with her husband in the evening.
' BABE IN THE WOOD
It was a timber law .case, in which
Tim Healy was counsel for the de
fense. Jn the course of the case a
youthful witness was put up as an
expert on the plaintiff's side. Tim
got up to cross-examine.
"What age are you?"
"How long have you been in the
Tim sat down, saying, "A regular
babe in the wood, my lord," which
discounted the evidence of the youth
So, Lobbyist Mulhall purchased six
cocktails at once "for a western
governor," hey? Ha! 'Tis in Mis
souri that they order their drinks set
out in rows six or eight deep!