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Veterans convention, which open
St. Louis. Two men were se
riously injured today when a
southbound I. C. passenger train
was derailed in the company's
new yards. The tender, baggage
car and a mail car turned over.
O. A. Gardner, master me
chanic of the I. C. shops in E. St.
Louis, riding in the baggage car,
was thrown out and his chest
Charles M. Brown, postal clerk
in mail car, was injured internal
ly. The wreck is believed to have
been caused by spreading rails.
Shanghai.The U. S. trans
port Liseun sank at its wharf
today, in 40 feet of water. The
boat was being repaired. It will
Springfield, 111. As the result
of wrecks on the C, H. & D. and
the C, P. & St. L. Rys. during
the past fe wdays, one near De
catur and the other at Clifton, the
state railroad and warehouse
commission is planning an inspec
tion tour of hte two roads.
Loa Angeles. Clarence S.
Darrowj recently acquitted of
bribing George N. Lookwood,
will go on trial on October 31 on
a second indictment charging
bribery of JRobert Bain, a juror of
McNamara case. -
Baltimore, Md. Scientists at
Johns Hopkins University be
lieve they have discovered cure
London. Police may force
Gaby DesLys to wear more
Montgomery, Ala. CoL Bry
an will not occupy Chautauqua
platform in Champ Clark's dis
trict' Senators Gore and Burton j
will speak before assembly.
Oyster Bay. George W. Per- .
kins again denied he had quit
Beverly, Mass. Taft arrived i
at Beverly. Some jokerput tor
pedo on tracks and president and
friends are still panting about it.
Winsted, Conn. Patrick. Finn ,
got paint in hair, was told that 3
turpentine would remove it. Mis- 3
took varnish and now he's a. hu
man fly trap. v
Mt. Vernon, N. Y. Joseph j
Komanchek, tailor, sent to Hun- 3
gray -for his sister-in-law and ,
married her because his wife "
asked him to on her deathbed. i
Kankakee, 111. Couple be
lieved to be ,Pearl Miley, Lafay
ette, Ind., and Ross Morgan com- :
mitted suicide in hotel room.
Morgan left widow and 2-year-old
Denver, Col Dr. Henry S.
Denison, 28, who recently inher
ited $1,000,000, mistook bichlorid
of mercury for soft drink. Last
night his widow gave birth to
Stamford, Conn. Janus G,
Phelps Stokes, millionaire Social
ist, withdrew as candidate for
mayor on Socialist ticket.
It has been decided that Gar
ritas Island, on which he lives, is
not part of Stamford.
Janesville, Wis. Paul Olson,
74, shot and killed himself.
Afraid of dying with cancer.
Pleasant Hill, Mo. Engineer
Wm. Campbell scalded to death