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why he had decided not to make
"Because Pease and Hoyt have
made conflicting statements," he
To some minds, this might
seem the very reason that an in
vestigation should seem most ur
gent, but doubtless Coroner Hoff
man has a peculiar mitld.
The street car situation still
was dead-locked this afternoon.
The Elevated employes author
ized their division committee to
call a strike at any time' by the
overwhelming vote of 2321 to 74.
The presidents of the compan
ies and the union were in confer
ence wijh Mayor Harrison all
At 12 o'clock, a recess was
for lunch. None of the, conferees
would say a word as to the prog
ress of the meeting, but it was
plain from the disturbed looks on
the faces of the union men that
no settlement had been reached.
After lunch, the company and
union officials went back to the
mayor's office to resume their de
liberation. It is practically the last chance
, the company officials will have to
treat their men decently without
being1 forced to do so by a strike.
No Burned Cake.
Sometimes it is difficult to keep
a cake from burning on the top
when baking. Try making a tent
out of brown paper and set it over
the cake in pven, It works well.
Explosion in basement of Crys
tal Laundry, 1446 V, Clark St.,
late this afternpon, drove 45 panic-stricken
girl employes to the
One man seriously burned and
removed to the Passavant Hos
pital. Folkstone, Eng. Mrs. Mary
H. Enright, rich American, who
was nearly drowned in surf last
week, died of shock to-day.
Pittsburgh. Umpires Bren
nan and Owen, working in Pitts
burgh game this afternoon, both'
suffered injuries in first inning. -
Brennan fell and is believed to
have broken Leg. Owen hit over
heart by ball.
Wichita, Kan. Sam'l Woods,
32, entered home of Matt Mona-
han, shot and killed Jas. Thomp
son, 15, and wounded Monahan.
Woods had been indicted for
writing objectionable letters to
Monahan's daughter, Ethel.
St Louis, Mo. Wm. Toenyes
shot and killed himself on grave
of Pearl Leroy, who drank car
bolic acid because her love for,
Frank Kehoe was not returned.
New York. Rosenthal grand
jury returned 7 indictments for
first degree murder. One was
superceding indictment for Lieut
Generally fair tonight and
Wednesday for Chicago and vi
cinity; slightly cooler tonight;
moderate winds, mostly north