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crushed and killed by Chicago &
Oak Park train at Clark and Lake
sts. station early today. Police
have no idea how accident hap
pened and hint suicide. Motor
man and conductor arrested.
Man had nothing on him from
which to identify him. Carried
gold-filled watch and 57 cents.
Handkerchief bore letter "K."
August Corbett, 1113 S. Wood
St., while under influence of
liquor, started to run race with
himself, clothes half off, up and
down Barry ave, between N.
Clark st. and Evanston ave.
Police grabbed him. He cried
to let him alone; that he was go
ing to finish the race. Disorderly
EXCITEMENT PROBABLE OVER IN CHINA.
' Tien Tsin, Aug. 19. San Yat
Sen, first provisional president of
the Republic of China, is on his
wa yto Pekin to charge Yuan Shi
Kai, his successor, with murder,
and all China is in turmoil.
Sun left Shanghai early this
morning. Before doing so he left
instructions for the mobilization
of the Republican troops of the
If this order is carried out, 200,-
000 veterans of the revolution will ,
be under arms in Southern China
within a week.
And if anything happens to
Sun while he is visiting Yuan
Shi Kai to demand that gentle
man's impeachment, those 200,
000 veterans will cut loose.
Something is mighty liable to
happen to Sun in Pekin. It is ex
pected that the first thing Sun
will do there will be to ask the
advisory council to' impeach
Sun controls the advisory
council, and if Sun asks them to
impeach Yuan, they'll do it.
Then Yuan is liable to get busy,
Yuan having peculiar methods of
getting busy and of disposing of
Sun wants Yuan impeached be
cause Yuan had about half a
dozen Republican generals be
headed last week.
The generals seemingly annoy
ed. Yuan. He invited them to
Pekin to talk politics. He gave
them a big feast when they ar
rived, and after the fearst he had.
his soldiers separate them from
Nobody believes for a moment
that Yuan will dare to have Sun
executed in the same way. But
Yuan has lots of other funny lit
One of his .favorites is to tip
off his troops that they can have
a mutiny. The troops mutiny,
looting) burning and pillaging,
and incidentally murdering per
sons Yuan doesn't like.
Then Yuan captures the mu
tineers, makes an example of a
few of the least important of them
and explains how sorry he is that
he can't control his troops.
This would be a quick, safe,
easy-working way of getting rid
of Sun, of whom Yuan-is becom
Sun Yat Sen was the unani-
I mous choice of China for itsfirst
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