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motion i picture- heaters'lo- netrput'
up signs just to please some of our
Isn't it a satisfaction, Miss H. F, L.,
that you are not forced to patronize
any theater that "conspicuously" dis
plays the name ofourhero? And
don't you think you owe some respect
to the dead, no matter who or what
he was? Miss J. D.
WANAMAKER MAKES SUNDAYS
TWO DAYS LON5
Philadelphia, Pa, May 23. John
Wanamaker, merchant, has made
good so far as his own stores in New
York and here are cbnceraed, his
prophecy of last winter that a day
would come when the people would
buy nothing on Saturdays, and Sun
days would be two days' long. Wan
amaker will close his Philadelphia
and New York stores all day Satur
day during July and August, and the
old custom of closing at five o'clock
during the three summer months will
also be observed.
FUNDS TIED UP
Burglar (after spending a precious
half hour in tying victim securely)
Now, out with it time's precious
where have you hid your money?
' Victim (with a chuckle) Sorry,
old man, you cant get it now very
easily it's sewed up in my undershirt!
f MELLEN SAYS 1,000 PAPERS
WERE ON N. H. R. R. PAYROLL
Washington, May 23. That over
1,000 newspapers were on the pay
roll of the New Haven Railroad was
admitted by Charles S. Mellen,-ex-president,
before the interstate com-,
Mellen said he believed the -New
Haven spent less money in its cam
paign for publicity than other roads
had spent in a similar way.
"Was not something paid tq practically-every
newspaper in New Eng
land," he was asked.
"I do not know as to that"
"The record shows that more than
1,000 got something;" Mr. Folk said.
"Well, I have no doubt that is cor
rect," Mellen replied.
That he shielded the late J. Pier
pont Morgan by taking upon himself
the indictment for violation of the
Sherman anti-trust act, Mellen,
furtherclaimed, as he said Morgan
knew of the Grand Trunk negotia
tions on which the criminal indict
ment was based, but that he, Mellen,
took the indictment because he be
lieved it would have killed the aged
financier to have been indicted.
SQUABBLE MAY MEAN PROBE
Rumor has it that the present
squabble with the board of supervis
ing engineers may lead to grand jury
action. Ass't State's Attorney M. F.
Sullivan is said to have been present
with a stenographer at the meeting
of the Local Transportation Commit
tee when Ass't Corporation Counsel
John W. Beckwith saidlhat grand
jurv action should be taken.
Bion J. Arnold and George Weston
of the board are accused by Beck
with failing to prevent the traction
companies from cheating.
Lightning never strikes twice in
the same place. Fpr that matter, luck
seldom comes back to play a return
engagement, either Cincinnati En-
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