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Tokio. Government has cut
duty on rice because of suffering
from crop shortage.
Do 'you think anything like that
would ever strike our govern
ment. Novr there was plenty of
evidence of the suffering at Law
rence, Mass., on .account of the
Cincinnati, O. Mrs. Stanley
McCormick, relative of wealthy
Chicago McCormick family of
Harvester Trust fame, acted as
"sandwich man" for suffrage
league here. She wore a dia
mond necklace, as well as bill
boards. Rome. Pope has ordered new
palace to be built on site of old
Italian mint, next to Sistine
chapel, for cardinals. Will be
big enough to accommodate en
tire sacred college.
Cherbourg, France. Mme.
Marcelle Navratil landed -here to
day with her two children, the
orphans o fthe Titanic, Momon
and "The Lump."
Columbus, O. Ohio constitu
tional Convention, by votfe of 65 to
42, passed resolution abolishing
death penalty for murder and pre
scribing life imprisonment. Will
go to people next November.
New Brunswick, N. J. 4) of
65 of graduating class of Rutgers'
college suspended for "beer keg
party." S. P. Smith, president
Rutgers' Prohibition League, and
Rudolph Steier, of Y. M. C. A.,
London. Reported from Fez,
Morocco, by way of Paris, that
Sultan Hafid has abdicated
throne and fled to Rabat -
Washington. Secretary of
War Stimson has broken all pre
cedent by issuing bitter statement-
denouncing Army Bill as
prepared by House committee.
This is the bill with the "Wood
joker'' in it
New York Mildred and An
na Hunt, 12 and 9, climbed into
freight car on N. Y. Central' to
"play house." They were sept
back home from Ossining.
Boston. John A. Malloy,
chauffeur, who ran down and
killed two elevated employes last
month, pleaded guilty to man
slaughter. Five years.
Reno, Nev. Isabelle A. John
son, given decree of divorce and
right to resume maiden name.
Husband, 'Charles A. Johnson,
450 Center street, Chicago, is
draughtsman for General Fire
Brussels, Belgium. King Al
bert seems to be following in
footsteps of his gay uncle, the
late King Leopold. Mile-. Bour
guinon, governess of Princess
Marie, latest woman ordered to
leave Belgium "because Albert's
attentions to her to6 -obvious.
Cheyenne, Wyo. Fourth field
artillery, Ninth cavalry and Elev
enth infantry held in instant read
iness for dispatch to Cuba.
Santiago, Cuba. General Es
tenoz, leader of revolution, re
ported to have 1,500 men, 500
Davenport, la. Pat Danner,
who has been trying to break in
to jail here for-vagrancy for 6
months, at last has succeeded.
Only. 10 day sentence. -'