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'death in home at Bayview, Wis.,
by .leaking gas stove.
Manhattan Medical society, N.
Y., threatens to increase doctors'
fes. Why? People wont pay
Western Baseball League plan
ning to, adopt Pacific Coast plan
and number players, each player
to have numeral on sleeve.
Sam E. Calvin, lawyer and
clubman, Philadelphia, celebrat
ed 60th birthday by walking 50
miles through blinding snow
storm "just for fun."
So far as we are concerned,
$amuel is welcome to his peculiar
idea of "fun."
k N. Y. Americans to have tallest
learn on diamond in 1912. First
1 1 players to sign all over 6 feet,
Figures compiled in N. Y. show
10 billion cigarettes sold in U. S.
in 1911. Does not include
"inakin's." , ;
Sidney E.Balcom, 23, former
teller' in Rockyford, CoL, bank,
held at Boston on charge of em
City of Hartford, Conn., gave
Wm. Armstrong, pauper, wooden
leg. But first Iftattached plate
saying leg -was merely "loaned"
and strictly unpawnable. .
Keokuk, la.', jury, in slander
' case brought by W. T. Johnson
kgainst D. J. .O'Connor, awarded
plaintiff 1 cent damages.
Rev. Dpnald MacKenzie,
"fighting pastor of Excelsior,"
and supt. of Mankato anti-saloon
league, dropped dead invDuluth'
Minn. Heart disease.
Arthur McGladej N. Y., whip
ped 6 footpads and made'em give
him back $28 they had stolen.
Artha must have been sore.
Edw. B. Alsop,-75, retired steel
millionaire, N. Y., has announced
engagement to Miss Jean P. Hill,
W. HI McManus, former tax
collector, Pittsburg, atrested for
intoxication. Swore he was
sober. "Walk that crack in the
floor, then,'' commanded Judge
Carnahan. "Which crack?" disked
McManus. $10 and costs.
W. L. Murphyhotel proprie
tor, Cleveland, goingto buy .fran
chise for Cleveland team to -belong
to proposed U. S. baseball
Goodwin Beyan, Welsh farm
er left $1,000,000 by 'father who
died at Eagle Pas, Tex. Has had
to hire solicitor to keep 'away
Edna Ford, 18, Oxford college
girl, who disappeared after leav
ing Beaver Dam, Ky., Jan. 14,
found in St. Louis, by Y. W. C. A.
Felix Lorenze, Jeannette, Pa.,
tried death by drowning. Res
cued. Threw himself in front of
train. Found out what cow
catcher was for. Tried to hang
self with towel. Landlady, ob-
jected. Carbolic acid. Presume
ablv he s hanov now.
President Taft left Washing- m
ton this afternoon for o day trip
through Ohio. Following in La
Follette's footsteps'? Eh, what?
Thomas, until recently denizen N
of back alleys of Minneapolis,
took first priz.e in short hair class
from petted thoroughbreds at
that city's catshow, , v