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' An inquest was started today.
From what J. R. McKercher said at
the inquest it seems that Wineman
must have consumed a great amount
of whisky during the half hour or so
preceding his suicide. Much whisky
was found in the room.
SEEK REASON FOR DELAY IN
PASSAGE OF ARMOR PLATE BILL
' Washington, Apri I 25. Worrying
over the lack of progress the armor
plate bill has made in the house, Act
ing Chairman Swanson of the senate
naval affairs committee today began
an investigtion as to what forces are
blocking its passage.
It has been recommended by the
house committee, but has been as
signed no place on the calendar. Over
two weks ago Democratic caucus
instructed the rules committee to
bring it before the house at once, but
no action has followed.
Trenton, Nv J. Edward Malkow
ski, 18, confessed to police that he
shot himself and faked story about
being waylaid in order to put love
rival in jail,
Atlanta, Ga. Miss Helen Keller,
deaf and blind, "heard" Caruso sing
"Lament of Samson" by placing her
fingers on his throat and lips and
thereby receiving the vibrations.
HE DIDN'T BITE
"Don't you ever long for a home
of your own?" asked the coy young
thing. "I should think you'd, get
awfully tired of boardinghouse cook
ing." "I do," replied the wary bachelor,
"but, you see, a fellow can change
his boarding-house without taking a
trip to Reno." N. Y. World.
BY LONG DISTANCE
First Telephone Girl Do you
know Mr. Ringer?
Second Telephone Girl Not by
sight; only to speak to. Christian
QUITS BUSINESS TO AID BLIND
Is unutawooo imtirovoco
As a thank offering for his life,
spared in the Lusitania disaster, Geo.
A. Kessler of New York has given up
a prosperous business to gather
funds for blinded soldiers. Kessler
has founded the Permanent Blind Re
lief War Fund and hopes to raise
thousands of dollars. Mrs. Kessler is
aiding her husband