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'$200,000 fire pays vsit to
Rockford." Headline in Ameri
can. Just a friendly little call, as
Battalion Chief William Walsh
N. Y., hero of the Equitable fire,
John T. Bertenstein was shot
and killed by W. T. Avery today.
The shooting took place in Av
ery's home in Memphis, Tenn.
Queen and Crescent passenger
train wrecked near Meridan,
(Miss. Several killed.
Supreme Court, O., reversed
common pleas and Circuit courts
of Franklin county, O., in suit to
oust Cleveland Terminal and
Valley R. R. and the B. & O.
from land in heart of Cleveland.
Gives railroads absolute title to
lands, and proves uses of supreme
Harold Lundberg killed and
Stasia Smith, 12, fatally injured,
in collision between two electric
cars, San Francisco. (
Indianapolis federal grand
jury today took up dynamite ex
plosion at Springfield, III.
Eight companies of militia now
guarding cotton and woolen mills
of Lawrence, Mass. Small body
of operatives went to work today,
and operators claim strike is
Earl of Tankerville sending
son to Boston private school so
he will not grow up a snob. Why
in thunder doesn't he send him to
public school then?
J. Seidl, 28, St. Louis, lias con
fessed murder of Martin Hunning
at Hilsboro village. Says shoot
ing was planned by wife of slain
man, Mrs. Annie Hunning, who
has been arrested.
Census Bureau reports surplus
of 1,000 unmarried men over un
married women in Washington.
Figure out the Leap Year chanc
Orchestra of Ideal theater,
Fond Du Lac, Wis., disagreed
with management about wage
scale last night, and busted up
Mrs. Minnie Metzler, Milwau
kee, suing for divorce, has pre
sented to court carefully kept re
cord of all hubby's doings and
sayings during last year.
Fire destroyed plant of Austin
Knitting Mills and adjoining
dwellings, Bethlehem, Pa. Loss,
Hen belonging to Mrs. H. O.
Chandler, East Highland, la.,
scorns 16 below weather. Just
hatched brood of chickens. All
Yuan Shi Kai has got so he
smells bombs coming. One was
thrown at him yesterday, killed
two soldiers, four bystanders, and
Yuan's horses, but Yuan's still
candidate for presidency.
"When I was a boy of ten . . ."
Being the general run of Honor
able Lorimer's defense.
St James hotel, Duluth, Minn.,
destroyed by fire. Guests escaped
in night clothes.
Daisy Palmer and Joseph Man
ochio, Toledo, O., were to have
been married Thursday. Found
asphyxiated in apartment they
were preparing for future home
Newton D. Baker, mayor of