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SAD END TO OLD ROMANCE.
Aeke Annulment of Marriage to Man - Who Went Insane. ; San Francisco. -A tragic tiuul chap ter bas b!u written to the romantic elopement of .lack IJrwkeiuldKe huJ Mls8 Adelaide Miirihy. which stirred social circles In ma ny cities ten years ago. Mrs. Breckeuridge has instituted proceedings of annuluient of marriage because of the Incuruhle. insanity of ber husband. Jack Breckenrldge. scion of noted California families, is watched by keepers in Paris. His wife, after ar ranging with her attorney here for the filing of annulment proceedings, left several days ago for Philadelphia. The marriage of Breckenrldge to "Sallie" Murphy, as she was known by her friends, took the relatives and ac quaintances of the couple by surprise. On the honeymoon trip to Paris the blight of insanity touched the mind of the young husband and all the efforts of the best physicians in Europe failed to cure him. For ten years he bas re mained there. Mrs. Breckenrldge recently brought the young son of the marriage, John Breckenrldge, Jr., to San Francisco to be with his grandmother, and with ber concurrence the annulment proceed ings are now under way here and in Paris. PENSIONED AFTER 23 YEARS. Poor Man Awarded $30 a Month and Receives $3,0C0 Back Pay. Atchison, Kan. Frank Ferris, seventy-nine years old, who served during the civil war In the Third regiment, Missouri infantry, applied for a pen sion in 1800. but because he could not produce his discharge papers bis ap plication was denied. The adjutant general of Missouri re cently in going through the records kept in that office discovered the dates of both the mustering in and discharge of Ferris. Ferris has received noti fication from Washington that the pension will be allowed. He will re ceive $80 a month and back pay for twenty-three years at the rate of $12 a month, or more than $3,000 in all. Ferris Is a carpenter and a poor man. ' PARROT GALLS ROLL IN SCHOOLROOM Pupils Always on Time to "Hear "Professor Tom." Brenham, Tex. Miss Dorothy Book er, a schoolmistress of twenty years, . has solved the problem of having pu pils in the rural districts attend school on time for the morning roll call. Miss Booker has trained a pet parrot to call the roll. Professor Tom, as he has been called since he began his du ties, is an interesting bird to the pu pils, and they all arrive on time to hear him call their names. There is not a pupil In the Independ ence school who could be made to be lieve that Professor Tom does not know them by sight as well as by name. Miss Booker when she accepted the school at Independence, near Bren ham, a year ago was bothered by the pupils not arriving on time, especially during the rainy season. She immedi ately began to plan to overcome this, but was unsuccessful for a time. Some months ago a trained parrot was sent her by a friend who was touring South America. Fortunately the par rot had been owned by English speak ing people. No sooner did the young schoolmis tress see the bird than she evolved the idea of training it At first she did not have much success, but diligent efforts brought the reward. When the process of training was first nnder way the bird was allowed to sit upon a perch In the schoolroom and listen to the teacher .call the roll. He was allowed to do this for two weeks and at first always was remov ed from the room Immediately after the roll call., Soon be was trying to call the roll with the teacher and in a short time was able to do so by him self, as he found his efforts were al ways rewarded with soda crackers. After the bird first bad the roll memorized it would persist In answer ing the "present" or "absent" after the pupils, but was soon broken of this habit Now he sits, dignified, on his perch and interrogates tn his nasal tones, "Willie Jones?" or whatever the name might be and looks to see if the teacher marks the said young Jones , "present" or "absent," according to the response of the pupil. 20 MILES ON RUNAWAY CAR Brakeman Keeps Lantern Swinging For Danger Warning, Medford, Ore. Clinging to the roof of a runaway Southern Pacific freight ear, J. F. Fowler, brakeman. dashed through the Medford yards at a seventy-five mile an hour gait at night, plncklly swinging his lantern to give what warning he could of bis meteor like approach. : i' The car traveled twenty miles over ttim main line from Ashland to Gold Hill without accident, rounding several j harp curves and finally stopping on a long ascent The operator at Ashland gave warning of its coming, and a freight train was side tracked barely In time to escape the car. -. ' its first twelve miles were covered In eleven minute IN THE WORLD OF SPORT Gilman, Great Harvard, Tackle. Photo by American Press Association. Gilman of Harvard will take high rank among the forwards of the country, when the standings are fig ured by the expert observers. He has shown up strikingly well in the big games. Gilman plays at tackle and is very successful In breaking through' Inter ference and nailing the man with the ball. As to "Chubby Charley." We understand that Chicago fans art predicting that the name of Charles W. Murphy will be erased off major league baseball, within another year, more or less, writes Jack West. The owner of the Chicago Cubs has sailed from New York for a sojourn In Europe, and 'tis said that the followers of the national pastime are not regretting the loss of Murphy In the least. Because the Cubs failed to finish the 1913 baseball season better than third, Cholly is enabled to go About his business without creating any too much excitement We are also put hep to the fact that Windy City newspapers have refused to publish Murph's homemade press notices, while some critics are positive In their assertions that Murphy will sell out his stock of the Bearlets either before or after the 1914 campaign. Murphy was anxious to have a pen nant winning ball club last year, and although Johnny Evers made as good a showing with his team as could be ex pected, Charles W. was not any too much satisfied with the final standing of the aggregation representing old Chi in the National league. It seems as if Murphy has made quite a little money out of baseball, and now that the Chicago press is "panning" him he can afford to sell out and not get any the worst of It Thistle Patch Sold For $7,500. Thistle Patch, the fast green pacer by Joe Patchen, has been sold to R. C. Newton of Detroit and will be trained and raced by W. L. Snow In 1914. Thistle Patch is by Joe Patchen, dam Sara Ann (dam of Star Patchen. 2:04; Sara Ann Patch, 2:06, etc.) by Thistle, 2:13. He is five years old and is said by horsemen to be not only one of the very fastest but the handsomest and best mannered pacer that has been seen In recent years. He was owned and trained by W. It. Dickerson of Goshen, N. Y., and worked the Lexing ton (Ky.) track this fall In 2:05. The price paid is $7,500. Simmons Leading Slugger. Although he ranks seventh in the of ficial batting list of the International league, which was Issued recently. Hack Simmons, the Brooklyn boy, is the real leader of the sluggers In the Barrow organization. Simmons, who bas appeared, in the American league on several occasions and who once wore a Highlander uniform, partici pated In 150 battles for the Rochester Hnstlers and out of 545 trips to the plate the Brooklyn lad smashed out 185 safe drives, which gave him the fine average of .339." May Not Keep English Rowing System. Captain Denegre of the Yale varsity crew, said recently that the Yale row ing authorities had not yet reached a definite decision as to whether or not EngllsU coaching methods will be con tinned at Yale this year. The committee which has the matter In charge will meet in New York, be aid. and a formal announcement will then be made. .He declined to discuss the published report that there was a possibility of James A. Ten Eyck. the Syracuse coach, taking charge of thf file "navy." .,' ::. I f W " "t, fox 1 Ifl t , A 1 ' HOLDS COURT BY PHONE. With Receiver at Ear Judge Asks - Questions and Gives Order. Denver. A rap of the bailiff's gavel, followed by a loud "Hear ye. hear ye, hear ye!" brought a number of specta tors to a halt in the first division of the district court Court attaches as sumed their accustomed places, and the first judgeless court ever held In Denver was in session. Judge J. E. Little, eighty miles away, was presiding. He was giving orders to the division clerk, Lynton Hubbard, over the long distance telephone from Colorado Springs. "Hello?" greeted his honor. "Is the court in session?" , "The court is in session, your honor," replied Clerk Hubbard. "Take this message and enter It on the docket," said Judge Little; "The judgment in the case of Charles Mlercourt against Charles and Blanche M. Snyder is set aside. The finding of the court Is that the judgment was not regularly obtained. You may adjourn npw." The judgment against the Snyders, amounting to $1,730, was awarded by a Jury over which Judge Little pre sided last May. The judgment was set aside on the showing made by Snyder that he had not been officially notified concerning the date of -the trial and the case was allowed to go by default NAME WOMEN IMMORTALS. Five Illustrious Females on List Pre pared by Professor Matthews. Chicago. Professor Brander Mat thews at the American Academy of Arts and Letters named five Ameri cans who, he says, are eligible1 as "Im mortals." , They are Ida M. Tarbell. research; Mary Wilklns Freeman, fic tion; Edith Wharton, fiction; Mary Cassatt painting, and Margaret De land, fiction. "There are other women who might obviously be eligible," added Mr. Matthews, "but these five came first to my mind. "I want to put you right on the question of the admission of women to the Immortals.' It has not been discussed at this session of the. Ameri can Academy of Arts and Letters, be cause no woman has been proposed for membership. The subject has not come op officially for ten years, since the ad mission of Julia Ward Howe. "The five come to mind as women about whom there could be no question of worthiness, but I believe It wonld be advisable for them to start an 'im mortals' of their own." 1,769,889,284 RODE ON NEW YORK GARS Greatness of City Illustrated by Statistics. New York. rrofessor Supan of Go tha, whose annual "Bevolkerung der Erde" Is accounted the authority on such statistics, last year estimated the population of the world at 1,623,300,000. During the year which ended June 80 last the ground, underground and overground transportation lines of New York carried more passengers by 146,589,284 than this total, tables made public by the public service commis sion giving the number of passengers as 1,769,880,284. By boroughs the traffic was distribut ed as follows: Manhattan. 1,112,908, 828; Brooklyn, 521.233,913; Bronx, 74, 711,453; Queens, 47.467,014; Richmond, 13,578,006. The year's increase for the city was 90,074,580. which Is al most equal to the population of the United States. The figures for the subway and ele vated lines In Manhattan are regarded by the engineers of the commission as being the most significant In the new tables. For the first time the subway carried more passengers than the ele vated lines. Its total being 327,471 ,510 more than 1,000,000 each working day. The elevated lines carried 306,845, 006, a gain of only 2.574,165. while the subway gained 24.497,654. During the year ending June 30, 1912, the "L" ex ceeded the subway by 1,296,985. BRIDE'S WEIGHT IS 560. While Bridegroom Only Tips the Scalea at 133 Pounds. Davenport, la. Hundreds attended the marriage of A. L. Woollett, weight 133 pounds, of Ornsby. Wis., and Miss Ama Gene Bare, weight 560 pounds, of Olympia, Wash., the bride being the heaviest woman in the west Miss Bergina Delhoyo was bridesmaid, while acting as best man was James Boyd. Both contracting parties are with a carnival company, but have been ac quainted for sixteen yeurs. They at tended school together. ', The ceremony was performed by Deputy Treasurer C C. Gibson, for merly a minister of the Church of Christ A handsome silver service was given to the bride by members of the carnival company following the marriage. - Ret Short Cireuite Current. " Argos, Ind. The charred body ofi a rat explained' the reason .for the: sud den' going out of electric lights here. Argoe gets' its current from Rochester, tfrutb, tn .-Fulton county, and flight there were affected. The rat's body formed a, short' eirenit that played navoo with the lighting system. "' HOW HER FRIENDS HARDLY KNOW HER But This Does Not Bother Mrs. Burton, Under the Circumstances. Houston, Texas. In an interesting letter from this city, Mrs. S. C. Burton writes as follows : "I think it is my duty to tell you what your medicine, Cardui, the woman's tonic, has done for me. I was down sick with womanly trouble, and my mother advised several different treatments, but they didn't seem to do me any good. 1 lingered along for three or four months, and for three weeks, J was in bed, so sick 1 couldn't bear fot any one to walk across the floor. My husband advised me to try Cardui, the woman's tonic I have taken two bottles of Cardui, am feeling fine, gained 15 pounds and do all of my housework. Friends hardly know me, I am so well." 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