June 19, 1913: Llyod George and SIr Rufus Isaacs before British Parliament admitted they made mistakes on a deal for American Marconi. They denied intent of profits and may escape censure urged by their political foes. A little girl dies from poison after she picked up a piece of candy that was laying on the street. New York gives Chicago a hint, suggests taxing of land values in an effort to solve problem of high rents.
Feb. 6, 1913: A man marries a 118-pound woman who always enjoyed being carried to bed. Now, the woman weighs 180 pounds and still enjoys being carried to bed. Well, the "little husband" was having a tough time with that. The whole thing ended up in front of a judge, where the wife testified that her husband failed to properly care for her. The judge agreed. The husband was told to pay his wife $ 3 a week in damages.