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Washington. Lorimer said
that Sen. Percy escaped investi
gation because pjot against him
was discovered in time.
Poplar Bluff, Mo. Vest Bush,
railroad engineer, shot and killed
wife and himSelf. 9-year-old son
clug to mother's skirts and plead
ed with father.
Washington. Taft declined
invitation to attend meeting of
Mayflower descendants at Ply
mouth, Mass, Sept. 6.
San Francisco. "LaFollette
for president in 1916" headquart
ers opened here. Rudolph'
Spreckles, one of leaders.
Church Federation trying to start
impeachment proceedings against
Mayor Shank for not enforcing
laws prohibiting vicious dives.
New York. John D. Rocke
feller's personal profit from dis
solution ordered by Supreme
Court wijl amount to $79,000,000.
St. Augustine, Labrador.
Henry G. Bryant Pres. Philadel
phia Geographical society on ex
pedition for exploration and map-'
ping of St Augustine river, enter
ing Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Yokohama. Lan Tion Yui,
trusted adviser of Chinese presi
dent, sailed for U. S. Believed he
will urge speedy recognition of
San Antonio, Tex. Gomez is
waiting wijh expectation of be
ing notified that he has been
chosen provision president of
Mexico for third time.
London. White Cross League,
formed to help striking dockers'
families, estimates that there are ,
250,000 women and children
starving in London.
Lisbon. Reported that gov
ernment troops sent to Bragan
za to fight royalists, have them
selves joined ranks of rebsl.
Shamokin, Pa. Rescue party,
which has been seeking two men
entombed in fall of coal in Burns
colliery, penetrated entry today,
but no trace of men were found.
Milwaukee. Rev. Joseph A.
Murphy, vice pres. Marquette
University, in speech declared
that John D. Rockefeller and
Morgan have more influence than
God with American boys. "Be
moaned lack of religious educa
tion in public schools.
Washington. Rep. Henry,
Texas, said that Senate investi
gating committee's inability to
get information as to sources of
political funds proves necessity of
law requiring publicity before
, Berlin. Baron von Barnekow,
traveler and writer, thinks that
America is on downward path.
Points to Republican convention
Havelock, Neb. Bandits en
tered saloon, carried 400-lb. safe
to blacksmith shop, where they
broke it open and took $200.
Asbury Park, N. J. Rev. S.
Ross McClements, First Presby
terian Church of this city, had
both feet and left hand cut off by
train. Will die.
Bemidjie, Minn. Dr. C. R.
Sanborn, set upon by two men
whom he had given lift in his car
riage, managed to beat them up.
Sanborn is former football star.
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