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bottom of the submarine, -which went
down instantly, carrying her living
freight to the bed of the ocean.
But in that moment the torpedo,
sent fairly home, blew the.J:orpedo
boat to atoms. She disappeared,-and
only a few pieces of wreckage re
mained to show where she had been.
Here and there a sailor clung, but
the captain was gone, to join his fel
low captain, under the sea.
The aeroplane, left alone, turned
and flew leisurely homeward. There
was nothing that could be done.
An old woman in a German town,
prayed before a crucifix: "God, bring
my sailor son home to me."
Two girls in English villages wept
for the perils of their sweethearts
upon the sea.
The observer of the aeroplane, who
had nobody to weep for him, was
thinking of his week's promised
leave in London.
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
WEDS IRISH REBEL IN DEATH
CELL ON DAY OF EXECUTION
Married to her Sinn Fein lover only
a few hours before he was led from
prison to die in front of a firing
squad, Grace Gifford Plunkett is a
jvidow at 2.8 and the pst pathetic
figure that has arisen out of the
wreckage of tha Dublin rebellion.
On the day before Joseph Plunkett,
one of the chiefs of the "Irish Re
public's" forces, was to be shot on a
charge of treason, his promised bride
won the permission of the military
authorities for their wedding in the
On that same day she called on a
Dublin jeweler and calmly selected a
wedding ring. .
She and Plunkett became man and
wife in the prison at midnight.
Plunkett was allowed to rem'ain
alone with his bride, until four
o'clock when he was called away to
FIRST WOMAN TO BE REVENUE
i AWSS ADA U.CAROCLUJ
Miss Cardell of Okllahoma City,
Okla., will be the first woman in the
U. S. to fill the office of internal reve
nue collector. She will be collector
the first 15 days of June while "Hu
bert Bolen, who holds the office, is
attending the Democratic national
convention at St Louis .,