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v v LATE NEWS ,
Washington. United States
Conslil Fowler at Che-f oo report
- ed to state department late today
'that Chinese troops at Tsinanfu,
capital of Shantung province,
have mutinedand another bloody
rebellion threatens new Chinese
Los Angeles. Frank Yanes,
15, sentenced to life for murder
Richmond, Ind. Michael Gree
ley died on his 100th birthday
B. L. Weber, who has been
conducting anti-religion meetings
in the open air, fined $25 and
costs for speaking to audience
last night after police had revok
ed permit to hold outdoor public
meetiiigs. Weber said police
were infringing upon his rights.
SOLDIERS STILL FREE
Five prisoners who escaped
frdm guardhouse at Fort Sheri
dan last- night with the aid of a
woman confederate had not been
captured late this afternoon.
Mrs. Delia Lawrence, 12.21 W.
VanBuren street, a seamstress,
v was arrested, and admitted her
part in the escape. She said she
furnished the men with clothes,
and also had in waiting an auto
mobile, in which the escape was
"They were good fellows," she
jtold the police. "I knew what
the consequences would be if I
was caught. I planned this for
"weeks. I am ready to tie punish
ed. But you'll never get those
The, five soldiers, Fred Meyer,
Harold Smith, C. K. Underwood.,
Frank Carr and Frank Newlin,
were to have b,een taken to Fort
Leavenworth today. They were'
working in the guardhouse
kitchen. The door was unlatch-
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head for a moment and the menvDi
At the same moment the auto
containing Mrs. Lawrence drove
by and the men leaped in. The
men were given citizens' clothes
to disguise themselves. With all
lights out, the car dashed from
the government reservation. .
At some point between Fort
Sheridan and Evanston the sol
diers left the car. Mrs. Law
rence was found on a Northwest
ern trainbound for Chicago. She
refused to tell in which direction
Hrhe soldiers went.
Value in our money:
Jap yen 49.8 cents.
German mark 23.8 cents.
. French franc 19.3 cents.
Italian lira 19.3 cents.
Chinese tael 65.3 cents.
Dutch florin 40.2 cents.
Mexican peso 49.8 cents.
Austrian crown 20.3 cents.
Russian gold ruble 51.5 cents.
British pound sterling
Unsettled weather today and
tomorrow, with probable show
ers for Chicago and vicinity;
temperature stationary; brisk east
J to southeast winds.