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in his district, has appealed to
Whitman for help.
Hayes says that Waldo order
ed him not to close disorderly
houses unless he was given speci
fic, orders to do so, and that in let
ting the houses run wide open he1
was only obeying Waldo's order.
Hayes' trial comes up Satur
day. Both Hayes and Waldo are
gathering evidence. v
NEAR VICTIM: LANDS
Liverpool, Aug. 21. The liner
Corsican, which hit an iceberg off
the coast of Newfoundland Aug.
12, arrived eher today. Her dam
aged bow was protected by colli
Captain Cook says the Corsican
was running very slowly when
the berg loomed up out of the fog.
The engines were stopped. But
it was too late. The Corsican
struck, although the' shock was
' The crew swung out the boats.
All preparations for abandoning
the ship were made in a few min
utes. Examination showed" the
damage was ten feet above the
water line, however, and the
boats were swung back.
Captain Cook said there was
no panic among the passengers,
and that the discipline of the crew
Some of the passengers differed
with Captain Cook. They said
the shock" of the collision was se
vere enough to throw passengers
out of their bunks, that there was
a panic among numbers of the
passengers, and that some of
them jumped into the boats.
SUES FOR $10,000
Indianapolis, Aug. 21. Mrs.
Ora Beasley has sued the Chi
cago, Milwaukee & St. Paul rail
road for $10,000 damages.
Mrs. Beasley says one of the.
H road's conductors insisted on tell
ing her stories she did not want
to hear on a trip from Seattle ta
Washington, and she figures this
worth $10,000 at least. ,
An Eye for Business.
Por once the American had dis
covered something British that
was better than anything they
could produce at home. His dis
covery was a fine collie dog, and
'.heat once tried to induce its own
er, an old shepherd, to sell it.
"Wod ye be takin' him to
America?" inquired the old Scot.
"Yes, I guess so," said the
"I thocht as muckle," said the
shepherd. "I couldna' pairt wi'
But while they sat and chatted
an English tourist came up, and
to him the shepherd sold the col
lie dog for less than the Yankee
"You told me you wouldn't sell
him," said the Yankee, when the
purchaser had departed.
"Na," replied the Scot, "I said
I couldna' pairt wi' him. Jock'li
be back in a day or so, but he
couldna' swim the Atlantic."
In nearly every streetin Japa
nese cities is a public oven, where
for a small fee housewives may
have their dinners and suppers
cooked for them.