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New York. Gertrude Mcln
tyre, 32, daughter of wealthy
Rochester family, suicide. Gas.
Charleston, 111. Frank Axtell,
29, carpenter, East St. Louis,
killed. Big Four train.
Carmi, 111. 2 sons of John Sni
der, aged 10 and 12, disobeyed
father's command, "Don't go near
water," and were drowned.
Washington. Collector Dowe,
Eagle Pass, Tex., led small force
against Mexican rebels who en
camped on American soil, and
drove them across border, captur
ing several rifles and ammunition.
Washington. House interstate
commerce committee favorably
reported bill providing 8-hour day
for railroad signal men.
Carmel, Me. Posse searching
for murderer of Nagmi Mitchell,
14, found strips of child's clothing
Washington. Rep. Anderson,
Minn., wants to know why pure
food board has not announced de
cision in old "what is beer?" dis-.
Albany, N. Y. Estate of E. H.
Harriman will soon be settled
after dragging for nearly 3 years.
State comptroller places tentative
value at $70,000,000.
Washington. Sen. Smith,
Mich., head of Titanic investiga
tion committee, denied charges of
newspapers that U. S. had not
profited by lesson of liner disas
ter. Cleveland, O. Fire destroyed
Warren public school, one of 19
old buildings recently condemned
as-firetraos. Fireman faiallv in-
jured by falling of heavy beam,
from third floor.
Washington. Majority Lead
er Underwood, after meeting of
ways and means committee, an
nounced that House would pass
cotton tariff revision bill.
Danville, 111. Hardy H. Whit
lock, former county treasurer,
pleaded guilty to embezzlement
and was fined $75,000, to be paid
in monthly installments of $40. It
will take 156 years and 3 months
to pay it.
Valparaiso, Ind. Army of ants
attacked transmitter in power,
grounded current tnd tied up Val
paraiso & Northern Electric rail
way for 5 hours.
Portsmouth, N. H. .Eastern
steamship City of Rockland and
giant collter Chisholm of N. Y.,
collided in fog, 25 miles east of
Thatcher's Light. .Steamer bow
crumpled. 25 passengers became
panic stricken, but were safely
transferred to steamer Belfast.
Milwaukee. Richard Alward,
Chicago, fined $10 for swearing
on street car. Woman passenger
Benton Harbor, Mich. Chin
ese laundryman killed with axe
following Tong meeting. Sever
al Chinese of this city and nearby
towns were at meeting.
Lincoln, 111. Body of Henry
Eckert, butcher of this city, found
on Alton tracks. Mystery in
death. Valuable papers missings
Anderson, S. C. Milton Tay
lor, 26, died today of wounds re
ceived when he tried to initiate
Furman Bagwell, 21, into Wood
men of World. Taylor exploded
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