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THE WORLD'S NEWS IN BRIEF
Charlston, S. C South Caro
lina is voting on a state ticket,
following one of themost bitter
campaigns in state's history.
Interest centering chiefly in
contests for governor and attor
ney general. '
Berlin. Socialist meetings
were called at eVery important
city in Germany to demand im
mediate summoning of an extra
session of Reichstag to provide
relief from high cost of living.
Indianapolis, Ind. The "lid is
Dn here." Dance hall owners have
been given notice that the "bunny
hug;" "turkey trot" and the "bear
cat" are tabooed. Saloonkeepers
given notice that electric, pianos
are on the blacklist.
Lincoln, Neb. Kansas plan of
going into courts in ail effort to
force Roosevelt electors off-the
Republican ticket will be follow
ed by the Taffmanagers in Ne
braska. Bloomingdale, Ind! Cora Mc
Kay, 16, Lydia Harvey and Fay
Wilkins, each 17, were drowned
in a deep hole while bathing in a
La Crosse, Wis. Rev. Father
iWm. Ritz, pastor of St. John's
Catholic Church here, died of
cancer at St, Francis' Hospital.
La Crosse, Wis. Donald
Moore, 6, Gresbach, Minn., acci
dentally shot by gun in hands of
Jerome Baker, 8-year-old cousin.
LaCrosse, Wis. Unknown la
borer employed on government
construction work at Lynaxvillej
Wis., was drowned while in
Linden, Wis. Edward Hird,
John Swift, Thomas McGuire and
Joseph Shea, miners, overcome
by black damp in the Frontier
lead and zinc mine here, and died
before aid :ou!d reach fhem.
Danville, 111. James Trimble,
6, and Lucille Werkau, 4, burned
to death at Clifton, Iroquois
county. They were playing in
barn and are' thought to have had
Danville, 111. Henry Hap
baugh, celebrated his 107th birth
day anniversary by learning to
smoke. He "took his first cigar f
after a birthday dinner given by
his relatives. He was born in
1805 and has lived in this county,
all his life.
Montgomery, Mo. Wm. J.
Bryan today" invaded Speaker ,
Champ Clark's district for the ?
first time since Baltimore conven
tion. Frankfort, Ind. Emanuel Hie
ger, 40, attempted to climb tree
to get swarm of bees. Fell 53
St. Ixuis. "Joyriding" in the
city automobile, Patrolman Birk
L. Kilgere was badly hurt, and
Edward Schwartz and David In
gram, bartenders, slightly bruis
ed, when the car skidded and
St. Louis Strewing flowers on
the Mississippi river in honor of
the sailors who died during the
civil war Was today's most im
pressive feature of the Sons of