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ted in company of- Jeannette
Moore, 17, and Mabel Erickson,
16, at State and Van Buren, sus
pected of being a "white slaver,"
Had addresses of 25 girls in a
notebook, and an entry that
writer had seen " hold
up and rob four men atlCanal and
John Carroll, 221 S. Center'
ave., shot in leg by Policeman
William Mooney. Carroll and
three 'companions alleged to have
tried to hold up two men.
W. R. Bean, son of mayor of
Streator, and editor of a 'Stf eator
newspaper, arrested heVe on a
charge made by Fay Metcalf, 17,
also of Streator. She says he took
her to restaurant and gave her in
Daniel Hartnett, a policeman
stationed at 50th street station,
committed suicide by shooting
himself in the" right temple at his
home, 949 E. 53d "street.
Nathan Silverman, newsboy, is
dying as result of being shot by
Ignatz Mayr, a watchman, at 526
W. Adams street. Silverman was
fleeing ffom a man who had at
tacked him, and Mayr fired at the
boy, thinking he was a thief.
Charles Stteirs, Columbus, O.,
caused panic at Dreamland, Van
Buren and Paulina, last night, by
chasing a woman across the
dance floor, bourishing a revolver.
Stirzirs said the woman was his
wife, who deserted him
Wen Col. Roosevelt reached
Springfield he was warned that if
he wanted to win in the primar
ies, not to criticize Lorimer. To
day, at Clinton, T. R. walked all
over the blond boss.
FLOOD SITUATION IS
Memphis, Term., April 8.
With flood conditions much im
proved and the worst probably
passeM, according to reports re
ceived in Memphis from through
out the flooded Mississippi val
ley, government steamers, "boats
of all kinds and trains, are being
rushed to "all point stoday in an
effort to rescue marooned flood
victims and live stock.
, The breaking of the levees near
here Telieved the situation great
ly, although resulting in millions
of dollars damage to property.
About 2,000 square milesiis now
flooded. The river appears to be
The only danger remaining is
now believed to be in the lower
Yazoo levee line, where frantic,
efforts are being made to prevent
a break. Memphis is filled with
thousands of homeless, and the
state has established a refugee
camp at Montgomery Park. Pri
vate homes and public buildings
have also been thrown open to the
The property loss to date will
touch the $10,000,000 mark, and
it is estimated that 40,000 persons,
have been made homeless and 30
Hickman, Ky., April 8 Prac
tically every house within a rad
ius of 12 miles of here has been
swept away and the work of car
ing for 5,000 homeless persons re-
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