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the first time, she found a case too
strong for her. She was sentenced
to the penitentiary.
She had not been in the prison
twenty-four hours before she was
busy at the game again!
She was not allowed to take her
baby with her to the penitentiary,
1 but she could write about it and talk
about itand "long" for it, and this
she did 'with all the ardor of her
artistic soul. There was a campaign
of sympathy which has seldom been
equalled, aroused in press and wo
The result was that Mrs. Johnson
But the monotony, the respectabil
ity of the life jarred upon her nerves.
And one day she disappeared.
About two weeks later a woman
was picked up beside a station plat
form in Blaine, Wash., near the Can
adian border. She said she had been
injured on a train. She complained
of pains in her chest. She spat blood.
Her voice was husky. A few hours
later her right eye dilated. She gave
another name, but she was speedily
Today she peels "spuds" again in
Walla Walla, and counts the days
until her five years shall have expired.
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PREJUDICE AGAINST JEWS
Editor Day Book: I do not like to
argue with the ladies, but the letters
coming from Miss H. F. L. and a few
others who desire to look up Meisen
berg's past deserve an answer.
I do not think that these people
would be so anxious to look up his
past if Meisenberg was not a Jew. I
do not think Miss H. P. L. would call
the honors paid the hero "slushy" and
exaggerating if the hero was one of
her own nationality.
It seems a pity that we still have
a few among us who never will get
over their narrow-mindedness and
prejudice, and who cannot seem to
grasp the spirit of the times.
These people might ask Capt, Jos
eph Garrard -of the TJ. S. A. who
would not promote Private Bloom be
cause he was a Jew what thanks he
(Capt. Garrard) received from Pres
ident Taft for his trouble. It might
open their eyes. But no, I'think It Is
useless to try and teach some peo
ple. N. D. Fieldman.
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WORRY 'BOUT SUFFRAGETS
Epsom, England, May 27. Drawn
by reports that the suffragets would
again interfere, the largest crowd Ep
som Downs ever sa wgathered there
today. It was alleged that Scotland
Yard detectives discovered militant
plot to shoot the king's iorse, Brake
spear. One report has it that the wo
men plotters drank champagne to the
success of their plan.
Contrary to the announced pro
gram, King George and-Queen Mary
attended the derby. It.has been said
that they would remain away because
of the suffraget incident at last year's
race when Emily Wilding Davison
threw one of the horses' afld lost her
life in Consequence. t
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"And are you one of the Americans
who escaped from Mexico? Tell me
when do you suppose the conditions
will resume the normal?"
"As soon as fighting commences
Malay states have a coin worth
one-five-thousandth part of a cent,