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HARRY K. THAW
(S A SANE MAN
Twelre Men Vote Slayer of White
to Be of Sound Mind, bat Hii
free do m Waits on Judge
COURT DECIDES ON FRIDAY
Will Then Announoe Whether Order
Sending Defendant to Mattea
- wan Stands.
CROWDS GO WILD WITH JOY
NEW YORK, July 14. Harry K.
Thaw today wag declared sane by a
Jury, which for nearly three weeks
listened to testimony given In the
gupreme court her before Justice
Peter Hendrick. Forty-eight min
ute were consumed and two ballots
Were taken In reaching & verdict.
Justice Hendrick on Frday morn
tng will annouce whether the com
mittment upon which Thaw ws ln-
carcerated In the state hospital for
the criminal Insane at Matteawan
Shall be vacated, thereby giving to
the alayer of Stanford White the lib
erty for which he has fought In the
courts for nine years.
Jede Warn Crowd.
It wu at the end of a day of addresses
. by counsel and the charge of the Justice
that the Jury retired. While the twelve
' wen were deliberating the crowd in the
court room and about the court house
was augmented by scored, of people who
! believed that a verdict qutokly would be
found. Shortly before 4 o'clock a bailiff
i cam from the Jury room and Informed
j Justice Hendrick that a verdict had been
' reached. The door Immediately were
looked and Justice Hendrick, ascending
the bench, warned the spectators that
any demonstration would be met with
Then the Jury cam in. In reply to a
Question by the clerk of the court whether
verdict had been reached, the foreman
handed over a sheet of legal paper, which
was passed to the Justice on the bench.
Justloa Hendrick read It and handed it
back. to the clerk.
"Gentlemen of the Jury." said the clerk,
'the question you, have been asked Is
this: Is Harry K. Thaw now sane? Your
answer la yea."
Despite the warning, several persona
Stood up In front of their seats. The
-' oourt. room hummed like a dynamo. Jus
tloa Hendrick and a dosen court attend
ants rapped for order.
' Meanwhile Thaw, who, until the ver
dict was announced, sat at the cpunset
tabia with his chin resting in a handker
chief, had turned around and grasped
th hand of several of his counsel. Then
he went to where his mother was sitting
a few feet away end. throwing his arms
about her neck, kissed her twice. Mrs
Thaw at the same time patted her daugh
ter, Mrs. George ' U Carnegie, on the
shoulder. Thaw later shook hands with
his half-brother, Joslah Thaw.
The verdict recorded. John B. Stanch
field. Chief counsel for Thaw, made a
U ar (ha OTimm tttment signed by
inuuuil m -
. t.h nnwlins- following a verdict of
ot guilty on the ground of Insanity,
which was returned by the Jury at Thaw's
aecond trial for the murder of White, be
Justice Hendrick asked Deputy Attor
ney General Becker what he had to say
to such a motion. Mr. Becker. In reply,
requested time in which the state might
prepare an appeal. Justice Hendrick re
minded the lawyer that h had not
given his decision, and that consequently
ft had not been finally decided which side
might desire an appeal. He then set U
o'clock tomorrow morning as the time
when he would receive briefs and hear
arguments tn his chambers upon the mo
tion to dismiss the committment. The
Jury waa discharged and then court ad
Journed. kakes Ha.ds wits ,
Am soon ss the Jury was dismissed.
Thaw crossed to the box and shook hands
warmly with each of the men. His
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CBOP LOSS WILL BE HEAVY
The rains throughout eastern Ne
braska, western Iowa and north
western Missouri Tuesday afternoon,
night and Wednesday have resulted
In damages of fully 11,000,000 to
the roads operating out of Omaha,
according to local railroad officials.
They are of the opinion that the
damage to crops in the storm area
wilt be an additional $1,000,000, and
perhaps considerable more.
As a result of the torrential rains dur
ing' the last twenty-four hours, bridges
a Ions; the railroad lines have been washed
away. Along the valleys of the streams
for miles on either side the rich' agricul
tural lands are under water to a depth
of from one to six and nine ' feet In
these sections where' there are many
thousands of seres of corn and smalt
grain, it is asserted that crops are to
tally destroyed, that In many localities
It will be days before the water will run
oft and that then It will be too lata to
Roads to Moath Inoperative.
There was not a road operating trains
between Omaha and Kansas City and Bt.
Louis, though late in the afternoon the
Missouri Pacific resumed service.
West of the Missouri river the damage
sustained by the railroads was Insig
nificant as compared with that through
Iowa and in western Missouri.
Along the Northwestern, from Fremont
all the way through to Long Pine and
on the Boneeteel branch, from Norfolk
to Winner, the rain continued from late
Tuesday afternoon until morning, the
precipitation being figured by ageata and
others along the lines at from four to
eight inches. It threw the streams out
of their banks end spread their waters
over the bottom lnnds for miles. From
Fremont to Norfolk, all along the Elk
horn valley, the water was up to or
over the tracks. The bridges withstood
the floods, but in many places the
grades were softened end badly washed.
Sissy Acres l ader Water.
A Conservative estimate by Northwest
era officials indicates that up the ink
horn valley fully 10,000 acres of crop Is
under water, gome fields only a few
Inches, wbilo in others the water Is as
many feet deep.
The main line of the Omaha road from
above Blair, all the way to Bloux City,
and where It Is built on the lowlands, is
under water. The brklicee remain Intact,
but the track Is badly washed. The
same conditions maintain across from
Emerson to Norfolk, and on the Uartlng
ton and Llopmfield branches. Through
this section of the state, corn and email
grain on the rolling land Is badly washed,
much of it behig torn out by the roots
and carried into the lowlands below. All
the streams are out of their banks and
some of those that at low water are
only a few feet wide, have now spread
out from one-half to a mile over the
Uown the eiisaouri snd for twenty-five
to forty miles back in the state. It is as
serted that conditions are even worse
than farther north, the rain having beau
heavier and continued longer.
He ports to the rallronds Indicate that
from late Tuesday afternoon around
Ptuttamouth, Nebraska City, Auburn,
Peru, Brownvllle, Weeping Water, Ver
don, Stella and a dosen other towns In
Che southeast part of tha state, the precip
itation was from four to eight laches
and. owing to considerable of the land
being rolling, tha water rushed through
the fields tn torrents, tearing out the
grain and turning all ralncs snd small
streams Into riven.
Farmers Leee nnUr.
All through the southeast part of the
state. Including Cass, Otoe, - Johnson.
Pawnee, Richardson and Nemaha coun
ties, tha loss to farmers. It Is asserted,
ill be unparalleled in the history ef Ns-
(Continued en l ags Two. Culiuua Three )
ENEMY How the big guns are
WILL SEND PROTEST
TO GREAT BRITAIN
State Department Will Make Rep
resentations Aeyaiding Delay
of Meat Cargoes.
THIRTY -ONE SHIPS DETAINED
WASHINGTON, July 14. After
conferences with representatives of
the leading American meat packers
today State department officials said
formal representations would , be
made to Great Britain for the release
of neutraPmeat cargoes detained by
.British naval authorities. The char
acter of the representations has not
The paokera complained that despite
assurances of expedition of their casee
before the British prise court not one of
their cargoes had been released so far.
Thsy aald thirty-one American, British
and other ships carrying the American
meat products consigned to the Scandi
navian countries were held up
ments of which they have
complained, they said, were continuing
without reason, to the hardship of the
Saloon Keeper at
Pinedale, Wyo., is
Murdered with Axe
F1NEDALB, Wyo.. July 14.- Special.)
IUohard Grant, 64, waa murdered in his
saloon, the Fremont, some time between
midnight and CiSO o'clock yesterday morn
ing, the murderer splitting his skull with
an axe and than hacking his body in a
score ef places. No crime In the history
of the "upper country"' ' of Fremont
county so eoited the population as has
this one, and the murderer. If he o.m
be Identified, will be summarily dealt
with If he la caugfet before bheriff L. B.
Oaylord arrives, if. Indeed, the presence
of the sheriff could prevent lolenee.
Bheriff Oaylord and Coroner O. L. Mlil
dlckautf are rushing to the scene by
automobile, but as nearly 100 miles of
rugged country separates Pinedale from
Lander, the county seat, they may not
arrive until tomorrow.
Grant's body waa found by Roy- Alli
son, an employe, when the latter en
tered the saloon at 6:30 o'clock. It was
lying behind the bar, where Grant had
fallen when he was struck with an axe
or mattock. The Instrument sheared off
tho top of his head and tils brains splat
tered out upon the bar and floor. After
dealing tha fatal blow the murderer went
around the bar to where the body lay
and again and again hacked the Uinbg
and trunk. The surrounding walls, bar
and floor were splashed with blood until
the room resembled a slaughter fen.
When Allison entered the blood was just
beginning to coagulate. Indicating that
the crime had not been committed long
The safe of the saloon and tha ruh
(later were rifled, but there Is a suspicion
thst the muKler was not with the motive
of robbery and that the money recepta
cles were emptied merely to cause belief
that a robber had done the job.
Austria Tried for
Peace With Serbia
ROME (Via Paris). July ll.-A semi
official announcement published in Home
to the effect that when Italy's entrance j
In the conflict appeared Inevitable Aus- j
trIa-Hungary first attempted to make a
separate peace with Serbia and then tried
to conclude an armistice which would
allow t to remove its troops from the
Serbian frontier Is caaslng a deep Im
pression tn Italy. "
Although these negotiations only leaked
out In tha present semi-official announce
ment, considering the caution of the
Italian foreign office. It Is taken by the
Italian press to lodlcate that the Italian
government possesses the proofs of Its
disguised to protect them
STRIKE MAY TIE DP
LARGE ARMS PLANT
President of Company Sayi Dispute
Between Unions is Stirred Up by
MACHINISTS TO MEET FRIDAY
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., July 14.
The strike situation at the plant of
the Remington Arms company,
where union organisations are dis
puting matter ot Jurisdiction, and
which threatens, unless settled, to
Involve several thousand Iron work
ers in the city and to tie up shipment
of war munitions! was . dose to a
Labor leaders present In the city
did not look' for any important de
velopments pending word from Sam
uel Dumpers, president ot the Amer
ican Federation, of Labor, who has
been asked to intervene In the trou-
Postpone- ble, or the mass meeting of maohln
previouaiy i for rrirtay night, when the
question of a general strike In the
city will be taken up.
The bone of contention, the labor men
say. Is the matter of the affiliation of
the millwrights employed by the Btewart
Construction company, whloh la working
on new buildings for the arms company,
both the carpenters and tha metal workv
era claiming them. The dispute Is aald
to be, In one form or another, a trouble
of long standing which has come to a
head at the present time, and the labor
leaders declare It Is purely a matter be
tween the unions and not due to outside
Major Walter W, Penfteld, U. tV A., re
tired, head of the arms company, ex
pressed the belief that the difficulties are
due to the work of German sympathis
ers who wish to hinder tha shipment ot
"There is not the shadow sf a doubt,1
he said, "that this whole thing Is the
work of Germans or German sympathis
ers. I am not speaking from hearsay
or suspicion. I have good reasons to
know JuEt what I am talking of."
(nleawe Painters Will Arbitrate.
CHICAGO, July 14. -Complete labor
peace In Chicago waa In prospect today
tor tlie first time In years with the an
nouncement that the painters and metal
workers, who have been on a strike for
more than two months, had agreed te
More than 10.UM union painters will be
affected by a settlement The striking
lectrlnal workers also are expected to
agree to arbitration of a wage contro
versy. Employers and labor leaders also are ef
ths opinion that labor peace In Chicago
premises to be lasting as a result of re
cent successes In arbitration in the street
oar men's strike and carpenters' strike.
MALVERN PACES GO OVER
ON ACCOUNT OF RAIN
MALVERN. Is., July 11 ftreclal)
More than one and one-halt Inches ot rain
foil here last night, making the race
track so heavy that the races have been
postpone! one day, lasting over Thurs
day and Friday.
,YH I'GATfc'CII Y'Of'THE'WtS
Let us repeat that though
The Dee originated and in
augurated the "stop off"
campaign we claim no pat
ent on it. We again invite
the other newapapera to
take hold and boost with
HEDRICK SLAIN BY
Captain MoCoum Te it if in Father of
Mra. Pease Shot as Spy and Made
to Dip; Hit Own Grave by
NOT VICTIM OF BANDIT CREW
Pioneer, Who Waa Cause ot Four
Being Arrested on Murder
Charges, Telia Story.
LONO SOUGHT FOR TREASURE
Bedford, la., July 14. William
Hedrlck, the father of Mrs. Mar
garet Pease and George Hedrlok of
Des Motne, was not murdered hy
bandits in Taylor county, Captain
L. S. MoCoum ot Dodord declared
today. Instead he was shot by a
squad ot union soldier In 1882,
who suspected the Mlsaourtan to be
a spy of the rebels within their
Cap ton MoCoum is a veteran of the
Mexican adn civil Wars.
A squad of soldiers tn the northern
army caught Hedrlck In Taylor county.
They suspected him of being a spy, the
captain derlaree, and aftnr making him
dig his own grnve, shot him to death
While he was standing on Its edge.
The soldinrs were In command, the
save, of Captain Mick, grandfiither of
Attorney B. J. Flick, who la handling
the rtefttnae for the four Taylor county
Samuel Anderson, the aged pioneer
who was the cause of four of his neigh
bors being brought Into court on charges
of murder In connection with the so-
called Slam rmirder and treasure chest
Anderson followed John A. McKenxle
of Omaha on the witness stand at 11
o'clock and his evidence was expected to
take up the greater part of the afternoon.
Tha witness' story on the stand did not
vary greatly from that which he told
tn publla statements recently. He de
tailed his almost continuous efforts dur
ing the last twenty years to dig up a
treasure ehast en his farm, which waa
the scene of the alleged murder and rob
bery ef Nathaniel Smith, a Missouri cat.
tlemaw. and his son In 1MI,
An Important development of tha day
was when Mrs. Elisabeth Benson of
Dover, Okl., the widow of Jonathan Park,
who Is alleged to have figured In the
Blam farm murder and robbery case, told
Attorney Oeneral Coason that her slater,
Mattie Collins McAlester, was acquitted
of tha murder ot Jonathan Dark at inde
pendence, Mo., on the plea of Insanity.
Mrs. Benson Is to take the stand for
tho defense and will. It Is said, deny the
statements of her other sister, Mrs.
Maria Collins Porter, tho state's chief
Mrs. Porter Clears Dp Points.
Before Anderson began Ms story, Mrs.
Porter resumed the stand and cleared up
points psssed over in the hearing last
A new clew to the Identity of Smith's
daughter was furnished Attorney Bul
man, when he reoetved a letter from
Kansas City, A woman who signed her
self as "K," told of a relative named
Nathaniel Smith, who went to JCansas
City from Indiana at the close of the
olvll war. He Invested heavUy In land in
and about Kansas City, holding It for
A year or so later be sold the land
and with his small fortune started for
Taylor oounty, Iowa, ostensibly to buy
cattle. Ha never returned.
Attorney Flick representing the de
fendants, brought forth a dramatic
answer from Mrs. Porter, when, on cross
examination he referred to the faot that
Dr, O, B. Huntsmen. Dr. A, E). Gollday
and Jonathan Dark, who, the witness
claimed, were participants in tha murder
of (unit, had sines died.
"Tee oaa repeat what those dead men
said, oan't your' he asked, "but you
San not repeat what these living defend
Tea, I can." replied Mrs. Porter
quickly, as she. pointed a finger at Sam
uel Sortvner, one of the defendants.
"Bam Scrlvner said. 'It's divide the
money now,' and Jonathan Dark said,
No, Ufa wait.' "
Scrlvner smiled at this ,
Date ef Miraer Revised.
Mrs. Porter, In her testimony last nlcht,
fired ths date of the alleged murder of
Smith and his son aa some time after
the death of her father, Floyd Collins, In
September, 1870, "probably in 1877." The
warrants on which the four defendants
are held charge that the crime waa com
mitted In 1W. Attorney Bulman said
these would he amended.
John A. McKenxle, an Omaha attorney,
who Is assisting ths prosecution, fol
lowed Mra Porter on the stand and told
of having seen the tombstone of Floyd
Collins in. Slam cemetery. He said this
tombstone gave tho date of Collins' destb
as September t, 1S71
Packers Ask Access
to Markets of U. S.
NEW TOtIC July U-Tondltlons gov
emlng the competition between the meat
packers ot Chicago and Boufh American
oonoems shipping Argentine beef to this
country, are to be disclosed In a heating
before the Interstate Commerce commis
sion, which opens today.
A. H. l'njniln of New York, agent
of tha Companle Banslnena , of Buenos
Ay res. and the FYigerfica, Uruguay, has
asked the commission to give them fa
cilities to sell beef in New York and
elsewhere in the east which enable them
to meet the competition of the American
The comiJainsnts asked tha Interstate
Commerce commission to direct several
railroads to give them a refrigerator car
service that la owned by the railroads
and not by the American packers. They
asserted that unless this weno done they
could distribute Bouth American beef
here only through channels controlled
by American peckers.
YILLA COLUMN IS
M0Y1NG ON CAPITAL
Chieftain's Agency Says Oeneral
Obreg-on ii Completely Isolated
from Hit Bate.
FOOD IS REACHING THE CITY
WASHINGTON. July 14. An
other column of Villa forces mean
while, according to advices to such
agents here, is continuing the cam
paign toward Mexloo ' City. After
the capture of Queretaro yesterday,
It is claimed they completely iso
lated Obregon from his base of sup
plies. A statement Issued by the agency
on authority from Oeneral Villa
wishes to deny emphatically the re
port that he Is to relinquish his posi
tion as commander-in-chief in favor
of Oeneral Jose Isabel Roblea, or that
there la any movement a-foot among
his generals aiming at such action.
rarrsaia Wtl Rnltd Tower.
General Oarransa has ordered the erec
tion of a wireless station st Ctiapultepec
to Insure constant communication be
tween Mexico City and Vera Crux.
American Consul Sllliman at Vera Cms
so reported today after having been In
direct communication with the Braslllan
minister in the capital.
Food supplies chiefly corn, sre arriv
ing in the city, Mr. Sllliman added, and
General GofisaH-s ha announced that he
will give l.rrfcrenre to supply trains over
troop trains entering the city.
,At a conference yesterday between tho
Braslllan mlnleter, the British charga
and representatives of ths Car ran a
forces, full giiaianteee of protection were
given with the notice that there would
te severe punishment for any infraction
of the order. Consul Sllliman also con
firmed other dlapatches from Mexloo
City that General Gonsales bad captured
the water works whloh has been out off
by the Zapata forces evacuating the city.
Another message to the State depart
ment said General Villa evidently had
evacuated Auguuas Callnntea, the forces
which had been In conflict with General
Obregon's top near that point pro
ceeding northward. Communication b
tween Mexico City and Auguas Callentee.
the dispatch arldeiV, was expected to be
established soon. There were no advices
on the reported capture of Queretaro by
Promise of Amnesty.
General Oarransa will Issue an amnesty
deoree to Mexicans who return "to the
true path." His agency here today re'
oelved this dispatch from Vera Crux:
"With reference to ths ocoupatlon of
Mexico City, General ablo Gonsales will
afford all kinds of guaranties to natives
and foreigners. Hs has Instructions from
ma severely to punish all crimes against
"Within a few days I will, In my oa
paoily of first chief, issue an amnesty
law In an endeavor to have those in error
return to the true path and to restore
peace and order In the republic."
t'arranslataa Take Baltlllo.
KAN ANTONIO, Tex., July 14. -Capture
ot Baltlllo, Mexico, was claimed tn a
message from Neuvo Laredo received at
the Carransa consulate early today. De
tails were lacking and no mention was
made of the casualties on either side nor
Haltillo was lost a month ago by the
constitutionalist garrison under command
of General Luis Gulteres to Orestes Pe
reyra, a Villa commander. Gulteres was
forced to retreat and await reinforce
ments. These were sent him by Oeneral
Trevlno, and with a force of 1,000 men
he moved on the lost stronghold.
Three White Men is
Shot Down by Posse
Negro Who Killed
MACON. O a., July 14.-A posse of citl
sena and oounty officers today shot and
killed Peter Jackson, a negro accused of
killing three white men near Cochran.
Q a. The nexro had barricaded himself
in his home snd defied the no see who,
according to reports receive here, blew
up the house with dynamite, Jackson,
it was stated, continued firing after his
house was dynamited, and he then wse
Three White Men
Killed by Negro
MACON, Oa., July 11 -Three white men
are dead today at Cochran, Oa, In Pul
aski county, snd a posse estimated to
number several hundred farmers, heavily
armed, haa surrounded the home of a
negro farm hand who is alleged to have
shot and killed the three men. The negro
has barricaded himself In his home.
James Jackson, ths negro, at last re
ports, had succeeded In holding off the
Ths dead sre:
W. H. HOOO, aged o. night marshal.
l.YNN "ANPFK8. 40. farm supervisor.
OSCAR LAWBUN, U, a farm hand.
Jackson, according to reports, was crit
icised by Sanders lets yesterday for some
work he had done and the supervisor Is
said to have struck ths negro. Later, It
Is alleged, Jackson accosted Sanders,
drew a pistol and fired, killing him al
Hogg and Lawson went to Jackson's
home today to arrest blm, when it la al
leged, the negro fired upon them with a
shotgun. They died shortly afterward.
Wheat Makes Wild
Advance Near Close
CHICAGO, July 14.-Wheat mads a wild
advancs today. Jumping up W cents a
bushel In some cases, as compared with
last night Just before the close the July
option sold as high as fl 1. against
1.104 at yesterday's finish. The upward
rush of values was largely ths result of
new reports of black rust Infection in the
chief producing states of ths spring crop
belt snd because of signs of liberal buying
IN GALIGIA ARE
Rum and Teuton Hoita Near Eras-
nik Apparently Each Waiting
for the Next Move by
FIGHTING ON THE WEST LINE
French Statement Saya Ground Lost
to Germani in Argonne Forest
Hai Been Regained.
TURKEY IS READY TO QUIT
OKNVA, Switzerland. July 14.
(Via Parts.) The Italians bare cap
tured two miles of Austrian trenches
In the Carnlc Alps, according to a
dispatch received today by the
Tribune from Vlllach, an Austrian
town on the river Drave. fifty-two
miles northwest of Lalbach.
LONDON, July 14. For more
than a week the Austro-Oerman of
fensive In Oallrta and Toland has
been hanging fire, while tho nus
slang, their center having fallen back
on a more advantageous line In the
heights to the north" of Krasnlk, ap
parently are awaiting the next move
of the Teutonic forces.
Freeh ammunition and reinforce
ments may bring a sudden revival of
activity In this war theater, but
meantime the western front, by
'reason of uncertainty aa to which
side plana a general offensive, will
offer the greatest possibilities ot In
Tha French claim tholr front In the
Argonne forest after being dented br a
violent attack made by the army of
crown Prince Frederick William, has
een restored, the net result being a
venture for ths Germans: but the
strength of tha offensive at this point
leads the British press to speculate
whether the Argonne or the Woevre dis
tricts will not be selected for a aeneral
Oerman offensive rather than ths battle
grounds In Flanders.
Many reports from Balkan sources re
vive the rumors that Turkey is weary ot
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BATTLH LINKS IN FRANCE) Is far
lahlasr for tae suomeat the only
ews ot preaoaace military aotlv
ly. The Germaa straaate for Ver
daa is resrarded by observers oa
the side of the eateate allies as
oat fa eararst, with aeeaalts oa
hoth the Araroaae and tho Woevre.
Latest French reports record a
eheelc for the Oersaaa orowa prince
la his attacks la the former re.
ALMOST rOMFLRTR SILK1VCE Tells
the altaatloa In the eastern war
ROME RKPORTS the altaatloa alone
the Austrian front unaltered. The
latest Aaatrtan statement sars
there have been aeveral artillery
easjaa-ements and that aa Infantry
attack waa repalaed near Real,
GERMAN ENGINEERS are strength,
rains' the defense of Constantino-
asvleea throuaa Mytlleao reeeleesl
OERMAN T1IRIST at Verdan has
resetted la an Important train of
gressa, neeordlaar to tho enrreat
official etatemeat front Berlin.
LATEST FRENCH official state,
meat claims that Oerman attacks
. la the Ara-oaae were definitely
stopped. FIOCREH GIVEN OUT in Berlin
show the sinking" of forty. two
merchant vessels by German sab
marlaes darlna the month of
Jnue, the tonnage of destroyed
shipping, Inrlaalns fishing- craft,
totaling; 1SS.OOO tons.
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To your be art's content;
You may kirk and complain
TIU your money's all spent
But the hard times you feel
Are only your own.
And could not 'exist
If you bad known
Of the little IW Want Ad,
Which la always quite ready,
To Jump on tlie Job
And bring lnlues la et-uy.
There er no hunt times for the tvtr
that use the Want Ad Colud-ns i.f Ills'
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