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marked thdivrise to power(jn this
cityj he has, "been the 'mail who
turned the trick for them.
This politician is powerful in
Lawrence. He was powerful
enough to arrange for the search
warrant and yet keep his name
out of the public records. He was
. powerfql-enough to tell the police
whereto go, and yet have the po
lice refrain from using his name.
Every officer, state and city,
knows this to "be a fact. In con
fidential moments, they have ad
mitted it to the writer, and have
laughed at it. They seem to tHmk
it quite a joke. v
Di Prato has been released on
bail. He is an innocent 'man.
There is no saying what disposi
tion may be made of him when
hisrial comes up. He isxa mere
pawn in the game of the mill
As for the politician, it is a safe
assertion' that he never will be
prosecuted for his crime, -which,
by fhe'way, probably includes the
transportation of dynamite.
N LATE NEvTs,
Jn accordance .with his wishes,
ashes of late Frederick Martens
of Peoria will be thrown from
bridge into the Illinois river to
night. Mrs. Elizabeth, Poffenbarger,
Canton, 0., confined to her bed
for two years, heard through tele
phone funeral sermon preached
over body of her brother, buried
four miles away.
District attorney -of New York
is conducting investigation of
mercantile exchange, body which
fixes price. pi butter,, ggs &jld
cheese, tp Jearn Why famine prices'
prevail' on those fods. ""'
,0. N. Hilton, attorney, Denver,
who was first retained to defend
'McNamara brothers, says, both
are innocent of dynamiting Los
Angeles Times, and will be -proved
so in short time JHe says the
case against tljem was strong on
the face of it, and they pleaded
guilty through fear of conviction.'
Miss Violet Wareing, Afton, S.
D and .Robert Marshal, Sister
Bay, Wis. after living together"
several months, discovered their
marriage at Afton was illegal as
they were cousins. Remarrfed at
Memorial services held by U. S.
supreme court today for late Jus
tice John M. Harlan, who was on
the bench 34 years.'"
Eight robins are reported to
have appeared in a cemetery at
Racine, Wis. Why iacemetery?
Mrs. Hugh Grothers, Thomp
sonville, iWs., 83, died Sunday.
Doctors say death was caused by;
grief ovver death of her 83-year-old
husband ten days ago.
"Nicholas Sckat-and his son,
Barney, Racine, Wis., who nearly,
murdered Special Policeman In
gersoll at Lakeside Sunday morn
ing, locked up,1 chatged with as
sault tp do bodily harm.
, "Bankers dread money trust in
quiry." Examiner. Which would
seem to be an excellent reason for
going on with the inquiry.
Committee investigating N. Y.
laundry workers' strike today re
ported to state department of la
bor that strike was .justifiable.