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Chicago's Knockout Brown
lived up to his moniker by knock
ing out Kid Skelly in the first
round of a scheduled ten-round
go at Terre Haute, Ind.
Burlington, has been eliminat
ed from fhe pennant race in the
Central Association. This may
have a great bearing on the fu
ture of the nation. We are not in
terested, but the item was
thought worth paying telegraph
, James Thorpe, Carlisle pheh
om, who startled the world at the
.Olympic games, won the all
found athletic, contest at Celtic
park, New York, yesterday, with
7,476 points. This breaks the pre
vious record of 7,385 points, held
by Martin Sheridan.
The Kolehmainen brothers,
Finland's long distance entries,
who carried off all honors in the
long funs at the Olympic games,
have arrived in New York. Tliey
came over in the steerage. Hans,
the better of the two, says he will
work at his trade of stonemason,
and run if the chance offers.
Sounds a lot different from our
MAN SHOOTS SELF
H. H. Adams, insurance mart
of Macon, Ga., shot and killed
himseff in the Planters'- hotel in
Clark street today. No motive is
known. e t ,
Adanjs left a note reading:
"Notify C. M. Adams, Macon,
Ga., of my death." , '
There was no money in Adams'
clothes. "His hotel bill had riot
been paid. ' ,. ,.v "
TO PROBE GIRL'S DEATH, ?
Indianapolis, Sept. 3. Thef
sudden death of Myrtle Vincent
24, after a joyride is to be thor-5
Deputy Coroner Chappell said
today that probably the girl died
of sunstroke, as there was no eVi-
dence of poison or external in
The girl was brought home in a
big black touring car late at
night. The chauffeur of the car
helped her to alight and then left
her staggering on the sidewalk.
She died in great agony a few
' Morris Walker, a friend oFthe
girl, is under arrest. The police
do not believe Walker had any
connection with her death, but
are holding Tiim as aimaWial wit
VERMONT VOTE HEAVY
' Montpelier, VtSept 3. The
early voting today was the heav
iest in the history of the state.
The weather is cold,, and there
is rain in some sections, but it is
believed that the total' vote will
exceed V0,000. "
The result will not be known
Until tomorrow at threadiest,
since thei"ballotJSJslong and in
AllemM, Fletcher, the Repub
lican candidate, today claimed a
clear majority. Democratic and
Bull Moose candidates said that
their combined vote would pre
vent Fletcher's election. Under
Vermont's constitution, a major-j
it is rehired to elect 3 gpverno5
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