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when freight train on Chicago
Rock Island went into ditch.
Nashville, Tenn. George Ross,
70, hanged for murder of J. H.
'Miller in McMinn county.
New York. Jt'Pierp Morgan
has announced intention 6f sup
porting Taft as "least of 3 evils."
South Norwalk, Conn. Broth
er Liberator, Rena, Order of Hdly
Ghost, tied rope to himself and to
tree to learn how to swim. In div
ing broke nec-k. v
Warren, -Pa. T. D. Collins,
millionaire, dug into oil well to
depth of 5,250 feet. Tools were
lost. Fished 2 months for them
and then gave up job.
New York. Nellie Connonier,
'4, died of pneumonia as result of
bean in left lungt
Washington. Oscar Under
stood is so tired after all his work
at this session that he will not en
ter nationaL campaign until Oc
tober. Litchfield, 111; Leonard Snow,
wealthy farmer, near Coffen, shot
and killed himself with double
barreled shotgun. No cause
Litchfield, 111. Lightning set
fire to breeding stables on John
Crabtree farm. Total loss.
Hillsboro, 111. Mrs. Ike Hill,
60, drank carbolic acid. Suicide.
Washington. This Congress
is another ''billion dollar" affair.
Exactly $1,015,634,343 is the na
tional budget this year.
This included the $1,000,000
general deficiency bill before
This is over $8,000,000 less
than the appropriation of last
year. The first "billion-dollar"
Congress was that of 1909.
London. Board of Trade to
day made it a misdemeanor, pun
ishable by two years' imprison
ment, for a sea captain to fail to
give all possible aid to a dis
Jacksonville, 111. Wind un
roofed hospital laundry, girls'
cottage, boilerhouse and. barn of
State School for Blind. $1,000
New York. Thos. T. Brown,
arrested here last week on sus
picion of being James N. Sims,
wanted in Memphis, Tenn., on
charge of using the mails to de
fraud, was released when he
proved his identity.
Milwaukee, Wis. The radical
changes in the political situation
in this country was discussed by
Stephen S. Gregory of Chicago,
president of the American Bar
Ass'n at the opening session of
the annual convention, here today.
THE OLD SOUSE.
"My husband won't carry a
"That's -funny. My husband
says he's never seen -him without
a good-sized package."
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