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- OUTSIDE NEWS FROM WIRE AND CABLE
Mer. V. P. McNamara, Vicar
General of Long Island diocese
and rector of St. Joseph's church,
Brooklyn, died today at Amity
ville, N. Y.
Hundreds dying of starvation
every day throughout Eastern
China. Unless relief measures
are taken, entire republic will he
swept by famine as by plague.
Mill owners of Lowell, Mass.,
have offered striking workers 10
per cent increase, if they will re
turn to work1. Strike committees
considering offer. 16,000 men
and women out.
Now certain that Taft won
only 9 delegates in Pennsylvania,
7 in Philadelphia, 2 in Lancaster.
Roosevelt has remaining 67, in
cluding 12 delegates-at-large.
Perhaps the day will come
when Taft will learn to choose his
friends better. He chose Wil
liam Lorimer in Illinois, and Sen
ator Standpat Penrose in Penn
sylvania, and now he knows how
the people of Illinois and Penn
sylvania feel about it.
Chas. TottleJ Springfield, 111.,
didn't want Friend Wife to go
out. Burned her clothes. Mrs.
Tottle telephoned p'olice. Now
Charles can't go out either.
Plot to assassinate President
Madero of Mexico and dynamite
all government buildings discov
ered. Dozens arrested, most
prominent being Gonzales Oteia,
Our notion of nothing to fight
for is the presidency of our dear
ly beloved "sister republic" to the
south. . i - - -
Henrietta Schober, Springfield,
III., liked John Cochran so much
she let him year her $30 ring.
When John failed to keep date
last night, she told police about it..
Federal grant of 2,500 acres of'
public land for sanitarium and
camming ground for Odd Fellows
authorized by "bill introduced in
House by Raker (Dem., Cal.).
Many hundreds of years ago,
the Anglo-Saxon people, with fire
and sword and great travail, es
tablished the right of free speech.
Now, apparently, they've got to
go through the performance
again before the "business men"
of,San Diego will see the light.
Sen. Newlands (Dem., Nev.)
liiasJntroduced bill Increase from
$3,000,000 to $8,000,000 allow
ance for improvement of Missis
sipi river from Dasses to Cape
Girandeau, Mo. v
Mrs. Helen Pierce Gray, clerk
in the, Interior Department,
boasted that she had "influence"
with Rep. Graham, of Illinois, and
that she had the commissioner of
Indian Affairs "under her
thumb." Minority Leader Mann,
Barney Oldfield is going to try
and "come back" in the automo
bile racing game. Going to try
for Grand Prix and Vanderbilt
F. Rodman Law, N. Y. para
chute jumper, dropped 250 feet
from hydroplane piloted over
Marblehead Bay, Mass., by
Aviator Page. Parachute open
ed quickly, and Law hit water
.easily. "JJnhurt, t