only member of the imperial -family
not present when the ruler
passed away. The new Mikado is
just recovering from a severe ill
ness. Yoshihito takes th6 throne at a
time when serious internal trou-
Crown Prince Yoshihito the new
bles threaten Japan. Thereis un
rest among- the workers, and the
new emp.eror must surround him
self with strong advisers to
weather the embarrassment that
They're killing cattle by elec
trocution in French slaughter
- BITS OF NEWS "
Thos. Halley, 1130 W. Adams
St., who shot and killed James
McNeil, 327 S. Center St., in En
right & Thompson's saloon, 768
W. Van Buren st., arrested.
Don't forget that the street
cars will stop on .the near side of
the street tomorrow.
Thos. Fronesack, 1415 Ashland
ave., thrashed unidentified man
because he claimed he had more
beautiful baby than Fronesack.
Edwin Gusby, 30, shot Miss
Annie Richardson in the right
side in her home, 3727 Armour
ave., after quarrel over 5 cents.
Detective Mike Vaughan beat
en up in free-for-all fight in Hun
garian dance" hall over saloon at
S. State and 44th st.
There was a man of habitual
olemn demeanor who was often
funny without meaning to be. At
the time of his wedding he lived
some distance from the home of
his bride, and on the eventful day
he started fqr the station, but,
meeting on the way the village
grocer, whose conversation inter
ested him, he missed the tram. So
he sent this telegram: "Don't
marry till I come."
"How is this, my dear sir?" said
a puzzled doctor. "You send, a
note stating that you have been
attacked with mumps, and I find
you suffering from rheumatism."
"That's all right, doctor," replied
the patient. "There wasn't any
one in the house that knew how to
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