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Mrs..Frank Messer, Dixon, V-K
called mother to telephoneand
told her she was going to commit
suicide. Carbolic acid. Success
ful. Breaks in Mississippi levees be
low 'Vicksburg, Miss., have re
lieved flood situation there. Town
of Tullulah, La., 17 miles from
river, was flooded by "breaks, but
no lives lost.
Pearl Herekristenke, 7, Bal
four, N. D.T found father's shot
gun, and shot and killed herself.
Floor of Church of Our Lady,
' Harrington Park, N. J., gave
way. 300 persons dropped into
basement. Two killed, score
"It would be better if Dean
Sumner should say: "'No million
aires will be married in my cathe
dral unless they can satisfy me
that all they possess has been ac
quired according to the laws of
God and in such a way as not to
injure a Tiuman being." Rev.
Geo. C. Richmond, Philadelphia.
"As you go west from New
York-the women grow stouter,
less attractive. And when yoytA
reach the Pacific coast the wom
en grow big like Amazons like
the trees." Count Gerard de
Reinach, as he stepped aboard
steamer on way back to France.
Just as well Count de Reinach,
waited until he was leaving be
fore saying that. f
TJ. S. 'has sent untunatum to
Mexican government and rebel
commanders, warning them that
killing of any more Americans, or J
destruction of American proper
Jy, willjnean intervention.
Harry N. Ajtwood, aviator, in
jured when his auto collided with
street car at Newton, Mass., will
Daily the excessive popularity"
of President Taft becomes more
"Women to be beautiful should
wash, scrub and sweep." Dudley
A, Sargent, Harvard's physical
Three persons killed, 20 injur
ed and 100 made homeless by
tornadoes which swept St. Fran
cis county, Mo., late Saturday
Evidently the only persons
who voted for Taft in Philadel
phia, or Pittsburg, were the resi
dents of the tenderloin districts.
English chorus girls now de
mand right won by miners the
minimum wage. Threaten to' tie
up every theater in country.
Farnum T. Fish, 15 and young
est licensed aviator in world,,
broke American aeroplane record
by flying from aviation field in
San Diego to Dominquez Field,
Los Angeles, over ocean, distance
of 130 miles.
Dennis Bergen, Evanston, 111.,
rattet pay his daughter-in-law,
Mary Bergen, LaPorte, Ind., $7,--500
for spitting on her.
Nathan Strauss, of N. Y., has.
founded health department in
Palestine where such a depart
ment is certainly needed.
Rear Admiral H. L. Howison,
75, N. Y., hero of a dozen sea'
fights, showed he still ws able to
put up a scrap when he found '
Chas. Hermanspan, choking Ber
tha Odell, the admiral's ward,