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by Harper Watrous, IS, 2219 N.
Sawyer, while playing cowboy in
the dead lad's home with an "un
loaded" revolver. v
Peter Carlson, 3521 N. Hal
sted, trieckto commit suicide last
night with carbolic acid. His
wife summoned a "policeman and
Carlson was taken to a hospital.
When Charles Enderle went to
the home of Mrs. Theresa Vor
ford, 624 Rees street, to collect a
bill, he was met with a shower of
bottles. Enderle was out on the
hea'd. Mrs. Vorford arrested.
- J. H. Hudson, negro, head of
Hudson Orphan Honte, 1749-55
Carpoll ave., indicted, charged
Avith a serious offense. The com
plaining witnesses were two
3Toung girl inmates of the home.
Charges 'of fraud preferred
against Edward M. Cummings,
chief examiner for the county
civil service commission, by the
Civil Service Reform association,
' "were dismissed.
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MOTHERS, SISTERS AND
WIVES OF CREW GO MAD1
Southampton, Eng., April 18.
Z There were pitiful scenes afthe
offices of the White Star line here
The women and children of the
crew of the Titanic, broken in
spirit and mind from four weary
days of watching, lost all control
of themselves, and cried and
shrieked hysterically for the
! names of the survivors of the
Almost every man of the crew,
from Captain Smith himself,
down' to the la$t stoker, lived
here. They were the aristocracy
of theea-going folk of the city.
There were 870 of them, and'
they one and all were picked men.
They and their women-folk were
very proud when they were se
lected for the distinction of man
ning the Titanic, man's last word
in shipbuilding, on her maiden
voyage. They felt it was a great
Of that crev of 870, a little
band of 165 have been saved. The
other 705 are resting in the icy
bosom of the Atlantic. And no
list of the, 165 survivors' names
has been sent from the Carpathia.
The 'women and children here
do not know whether their loved
ones are among the survivors or
the lost, and the horrible, hope
less waiting is driving the women
One woman was taken to an
asylum today. She. had stayed at
the offices since early Tuesday
morningf begging and pleading
for news. Today she -fell to the
floor, shrieking in awful tones
that her husband, her son, her
two brothers and four cousins,
were of the Titanic crew. She
was quite, insane in her grief. She
was taken away in anambulance.
It is doubtful if she will recover.
It is the rooster always crows,
It is the bull frog always "A
Us men is awful long on brag, ,
The work is done bywimmirk '
folks. - !
o b r
To wear a wig is to advertise I
one's baldness. , '-