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TALKS TOO MUCH WIFE HAS
HIM IN COURT There is just one trouble with Hen ry Ginter, 2G00 Carmen av. other wise he's all righ admitted his wife, who had him in the court of domes tic relations on a.non-support war rant. - He pays the rent, he keeps up the light bill and he fills the larder, ad mitted Mr. Mary Ginter as she looked with baleful eye at Henry, who is under 5 feet tall. "What's the reason you brought him into court under these condi tions?" asked Judge Hopkins se verely. "He talks too much," said Mary. "Why don't you talk back to him?" asked the judge. ' "She does," said Henry. "She is Polish and I'm German, and she says things to me in Polish that I can't tell what she's saying." At the end of five minutes Judge Hopkins conceded Henry's conver sational ability and advised Mrs. Gin ter to take lessons, so she could catch up with him. Henry dis charged. Mrs. Jos. Drufke, 1744 Girard st, said her husband hadn't worked steady for two years, while she has been supporting the family. Joseph, however, said he helped his wife with the coats she made and did the housework. Continued until Feb. 2 for Joe to get a regular job. o o TO MAKE PROTEST TO ENGLAND ON TRADE RESTRICTIONS Washington, Jan. 26. Diplomatic problems between Europe's warring powers and U. S. multiplied today. Administration has practically drafted protest to England opposing British restrictions upon American "trading with the enemy." England is to be told in vigorous and unequiv ocal terms that this government will not recognize as legal British law disturbing commercial relations of American firms or corporations which have German interests. Ad ministration will not question Eng land's right to apply law to her own corporations and citizens. o o WOMAN WHO ELOPED PLEADS FOR NEGRO PARAMOUR Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 26. Mrs. Viola Hood, wife of San Diego, Cal., hotel proprietor, who eloped here with William Dodds, mulatto porter at her husband's hotel, said here she is willing to return to San Diego "to face the music" if author ities will permit the mulatto to go to Chicago. Mrs. Hood seemed unconcerned wken told her husband was coming to Salt Lake City. Hood will not be permitted to see Dodds for fear of violence. The mulatto gave himself up to the authorities here, denying that he had coerced Mrs. Hood into following him. The woman corroborated his story, saying she loved Dodds and planned to marry him in Chicago. A negro chauffeur who was en gaged by Mrs. Hood had read of the elopement and drove her to the po lice station when she asked to go to her hotel. PLAN "ADVANCED TO REDUCE " MINERS' DELEGATES Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 26. With constitutional committee of United Mine Workers of America aboqt to report to the convention it was un derstood that radical recommenda tions have been made to committee for cutting down number of delegates to convention. ' About 1,500 delegates are attend ing this convention. Indiana miners from West Terre Haute are under stood to favor cutting this number to about 100. The administration's plan ' is to have one delegate for every 1,000 miners, or about 400 delegates. Illinois miners favor administration plan.