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ed while bathing in Capitol
Beach swimming pool.
New York. Frederick Owens,
balloonist, dragged, along roofs of
buildings, until he dropped to
ground. Fatally injured.
Belgrade, Servia. Turks have
massacred several Servians along
frontier. Newspaper's crying for
Winona Lake, Ind. Rev. Mark
Matthews, moderator of Presby
terian church, called Dr. Lyman
Abott and his associates on The
Outlook a bunch of heretics.
Decatur, 111. One killed and
19 passengers injured when ex
sion train, Decatur to Indianapo
lis, was wrecked near here.
Ft. Worth, Tex. Watermelon
weighing 140 pounds .served as
meal for 66 railroad employes.
Largest ever raised in U. S.
Pittsburgh, Pa. Horace E,
Anderson and Anton Aggen
beck, Chicago, held in $20,000
bail for alleged passing of bad
Mrs. Alfreda Bergy, 22, who
traveled as Anderson's wife, held
under $2,500 bail.
London. Londbn newspapers
having great time attacking Pan
Des Moines, la. Raymond
Dysart, negro student at Univer
sity of Minnesota, knocked down
and killed Michael Eide, white,
who had insulted 2 young girls.
Eide broke neck when he fell to
Washington. Weather bureau
says that hot weather now preva
lent in Middle West will stick
Washington. Taft "signed
Panama canal bill. Gold pen pre
sented by San Francisco Cham
ber of Commerce was used.
Columbus, O. James R. Gar
field chosen temporary chairman
of Progressive state convention
to be held here Sept. 4 and 5. '
Walter Brown, Toledo, select
ed chairman of committee that
will have charge of preliminary
Columbus, O. State Chair-'
man Harry M. Daugherty ad
journed meeting of Republican
nominees for state offices until
Saturday, Aug. 32, after trying
vainly for 5 hours to get pledges
)f loyalty to Taft and Chicago
Washington. Rep. Henry,
Tex., chairman of House rules
committee, issued statement de
fending many investigations or
dered by Democrats.
Predicted that investigation of
money trust next winter will
cause entire nation to wonder.
London. General postoffice
"destroyed by fire. London wholly
cut off from direct telegraphic
communication with rest of the
Loss over $3,000,000.
Indianapolis. George Wolf,
arrested for burglary, swore that
whenever a bill came due or wife
wanted new hat she would send
him out during night to break in
to some fiat.
Milwaukee. Alexander , Mc
Donald Young, 72, suing for di
vorce, testified that wife, Alice,
70, lived in, same house for 10
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