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Columbus, O. Judge Edmund
B. Dillon, Columbus, nominated
for governor by Republican state
convention J:his afternoon. Taft
forces in control.
Sault Ste Marie, Mich. 400
men have left here for Shell Lake,
40 miles north, to aid in stamping
out forest fire that has been rag
ing for 48 hours. $750,000 worth
of lumber already destroyed.
Washington. George F. Pea
body, nominal treas. Democratic
national committee during 1904
campaign, testified before Senate
committee investigating: cam
paign contributions. As in all
similar cases his memory was
poor and he couldn't remember
who did contribute.
Boston 100 girls employed in
shirtwaist factory narrowly es
caped death when fire attacked
place. 6 firemen hurt.
White Plains, N. Y. Dr. Aus
tin Flint testified that he believed
Harry K. Thaw was insane long
before he killed Stanford White
and is incurable.
Pittsburg Rev. W. D. McFar
land, United Presbyterian minis
ter, sentenced to pay 64 cents
fine, costs of court and serve 1
year in county jail. Performed
fatal and illegal operation on his
stenographer, Els'ie Qoe,
Hutchinson, Kas. Juan Diaz,
cousin of former president of
Mexico, died on train. Heart
Monmouth Beach, N. J.
Count Alfred Seidenberg, Ger
man nobleman, and Howard
Slade, -New York broker, se-
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riously injured when auto struck
New York. Chinese Tong warj
broke out on Mott st. 50 shots
fired. One man may die.
'Bogota, Colombia. Wireless
statio nwith radius of 700 miles
being erected at Cartagena, capi-j
tal of Bolivar. '
. London. Major George A.,
Squier, U. S. A., who has suc
ceeded Major Slocum, resigned,'
as U. S. military attache in Lon
don, was presented to King"
London. Outbreak of foot'
and mouth disease in cattle hasl
been traced to Ireland and all im-
portation of stock from that coun
try has been prohibited.
Maxwell, la. Wilbur Taylor,
7, threw lighted firecracker. It,
fell down neckband of his waist.
Clothing on fire. Dead.
Saginaw, Mich. Wm. Parsell,
19, lost 2 fingers and Edward
Sanborn, 13, lost, index finger,
when cannon exploded ahead of'
Detroit, Mich. Benedict Reith,'
5, is dead from celebrating Fourth
on the first.
New York. Orchestra musi-T
cians at N. Y. theaters have gone
out on strike for higher wages.
Couderay, Wis. 100 men'
searching woods for Ray Singer,
3, who has been lost since Sun-i
day morning. l
Cincinnati, O. Fire destroyed
Burkhard Oil Company plant.
Washington. Admiral Usher1
cabled to "navy dept. that Cuban
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