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between Newston and Winona.
Daniel Clifford, fireman, fatal
ly scalded, S. D. Wolfe, engineer,
seriously so, by bursting of "boiler
of Big Four engine in Columbus,
Mrs. U. S. Houck, wife of Dr.
U. S. Houck, U. S. Department
of Agriculture, last night called
husband to telephone m N. Y.,
and told him to listen. Then shot
Fire destroyed historic Roman
Catholic church of the Nativity,
on East Side of New York.
Lights were turned on, and fire
men worked in glow of myriad
electric bulbs that bathed altar in
flood of light.
Just discovered that Mexico's
National theater, now nearing
cpmpletion, is to be monument to
graft. Masons, etc., carried away
enough stone and other materials
to make themselves rich.
Senator Albert B. Cummins,
Progressive Republican from
Iowa, announced today that he is
candidate for presidency.
Cummins' announcement fol
lowed close on rumor that Taft
had broken with Postmaster Gen
eral Hitchcock, having discover
ed that that gentleman was "fix
ing things up" with southern
delegates to suit himself.
3 Addition of Cummins makes
four Republican candidates : Taft,
LaFollette, Cummins and ?
Incidentally, the Denver Re
publican, a standpat us-for-the-old
guard paper has discovered
today another "plot hatched be
tween Roosevelt and LaFollette
to dcstrov.Taft in tjte Chicago
President Taft and President
Hadley, of Yale, saw $2,000 blaze
in Connecticut Hall, oldest build
ing on Yale campus, today. T.
and H. greater attraction to stu
dents than fire.
Trial of George Graham Rice,
author of "My Adventures With
Your Money," on charge of using
mails to defraud, began at N. Y.
Oct. 1. Defense began introduc
ing testimony yesterday.
Presuming defense takes as
long as prosecution, do you think
the jurors' wives will know them
when they get back home? Or
the'-their wives? )
3001st grave in Forest Hill
cemetery, Milwaukee, was occu
pied today by "body of August
Luebke, 71, who dug 99 per cent
of the other 3,000.
Peoria newspaper straw vote
gave following returns: Roose
velt, 384; LaFollette, 69; Taft,
18; Hughes, 12; Hadley, 1.
The popularity of Mr. Taft
daily becomes more noticeable.
Poor citizen of Brussels, press
ed for money, sold for $20 two
pictures that had been in family
for years. They were Reubens,
each worth an immense fortune.
Mrs. Anna L. Roseman, N. Y.,
has sued husband's parents for
alienation of his affections. Asks
$50 damages. Anna values her
City council of Pittsburgh has
ordered horse meat fed to ani
mals in zoo instead of beef on ac
count of J. Ogden Armour and
his honored associates.
Marriage license clerk, Seattle,