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THE WORLD'S NEWS IN BRIEF
Sun Yat Sen resigned presi
dency of Chinese' republic today.
Yuan Shi Kai elected.
Pretty slick article, Yuan Shi
Kai, isn't, he ? Only yesterday, he
was being thanked by the Man
chus for saving them from death.
Three trainmen killed in colli
sion between freight trains on
Portland-Montreal branch of the
Grand Trunk R. R. near Yar
Mrs. Mary Werner, 93 and
blind, L'atrobe, Pa., prayed for 17
years for sight, saying she would
be ready to die when she could
see. Sight restored 3 weeks ago.
Count Von Aehrenthal, foreign
minister of Austria, dying.
Mrs. Azore Tarene, 38, arrest
ed at Utica, O., for murder of
Chas. Atherton, 26. She eloped
with Atherton 3 weeks ago.
Taft campaign managers plan
to use "movies" and phonograph
speeches in coming campaign.
That wont help Cousin Bill much-
Rep Jackson, (Rep., Kan.), in
troduced bill to force reduction of
high cost of living by requiring
uniform prices for food staples
Roosevelt's Columbus, O.,
speech, Feb. 21, to be keynote of
his campaign. Already has been
printed and approved bv progres
sives. Four killed, 25 injured in wreck
of Pennsylvania Limited, train
No. 2, at Warren, Pal Nine cars
fell over- embankment. Misun
derstanding of orders caused the
Dirigible airship that will as
cend and descend at will and will
be as steady in air as steamer or.
ocean invented by Melvin Vani
man at N. Y.
Wm. Hanchman and J. Stan
ley, duckhunters, Kenosha, Wis.,
trapped on drifting ice floe. Res
cued by lifesavers as they prayed.
Nine hundred pupils in public
school No. 3, Rochester, N. Y., re
sponded to fire drill and marched
safely out of building while it
was mass of flames. Building de
stroyed. Mexican rebels dynamited two
railroad bridges ntar Guerrero,
Mex., today. 37 federal troopers
Unidentified negro who attack
ed 16 year old girl, lynched by a
mob at Raleigh, Tenn.
Attorney General Wickersham
soon to start on speech making
tour to tell the people what
Cousin Bill Taft thinks they
out to want.
Best way to make hens quit
setting is to put snowball under
them, says James Van Duyne,
chicken fancier, Boonton, N. J.
Perhaps, but will putting a hot
cinder under them make them lay,
James? That's what we want to
Mrs. Asquith, wife of British
prime minister, appeared at ball
at Murten, Switzerland, in gold
brocaded harem trousers.
Dr. Karl Kumm, African ex
plorer, claims to have discovered
negroes who have faces like dogs
and hop about on one foot like
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