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of state pensions in South for confederate Yeter3ns; parcels post by
zone system; stricter civil service laws.
CHINA'S A FINE COUNTRY.
Shanghai, Aug. 17. President
Yuan "Shi Kai's execution of two
generals at Pekin has started talk
of another revolution.
The two generals were political
opponents -of Yuan, and they
talked too much, so he just sep
arated them from their heads.
The plain people of China are
asking what good it did them to
become a republic if the president
keeps up the old "off-with-his-head"
game of the emperors.
The "dare to dies," a bomb as
sassination corps formed during
the last revolution, and very ef
fective in it, is said to have de
creed Yuan's death.
Sun Yat Sen is head of a pow
erful southern party which hasn't
much use for Yuan and which, is
said to be talkingf revolution
But Yuan's chief danger is
from the "dare to dies," who are'
liable to slip poison In his tea or
a bomb in his carriage any old'
Santa Rosa, CaL, Aug. 17.
fAdam Clark, 16 years old, has
confessed to the police that he
poisoned his father and mother
and John Ruddel, a neighbor.
The boy's mother, Mrs. Augus
ta Clark, is dead. His father and
Ruddel are dying. He says he put
rough-on-rats in his mother's cof
fee pot because she wouldn't let
Jvm work with -a hav--balin- crew.
DYING AFTER JOY RIDE.
Anderson, Ind., Aug. 17. Her
sight and hearing both gone,
Mary Hartley, 19 years old, is
slowly dying from the occurences
during a 'joy ride.
-, Carl Eas, a young married
man, is under arrest, charged
with being responsible for Miss
Hartley's condition. East recent
ly was arrested in Indianapolis
for attacking a young woman
who refused to go with him in his
auto, The police1 believe him a de
generate. Miss Hartley was thought to
be suffering from alcoholism at
first, but when she failed to revive
physicians became convinced she
had been drugged. She is delir
ious and constantly cries : "Please
don't strike me J',
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MIND BLANK 9 MONTHS.
Los AngeTes, Aug. 17. Sam-
Luel U. King, leading manufactur
er of the city, who disappeared
nine months ago, returned today
with a most remarkable story.
King says he awolce from a
sound night's sleep July '10 and
found himself in Shanghai, China.
He had money, but did not know
where he got it. He says he re
members absolutely nothing of
his nine months' wanderings
Talkative Passenger (tryingto
get into conversation) I see er
-vnu'v'lnst vniir arm,?
Gentleman tryjng to ready
So I. have How careless of me'l .
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