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watching until I was sure 'the
flames could not be put out with
out the engines.
"Then I called Mr. .Williamson
and his family and helped them
to escape. I did not want? to see
them burned up."
"Didn't you care about the,
other people in the hotel?" Allen
"No," said the girl. "I didn't
know any of them. What was it
to me if they did burn up? And
besides, if I had helped them all to
escape there wouldn't have been
half the excitement, would
"What would you have done if
you had been successful in setting
fire to the Windermere this morn
ing?" Allender asked.
"Just as I did before," the girl
said. "I'd have got Mr. and Mrs.
Williamson and the children out,
and then stayed to see the fun."
The girl is absolutely without
emotion, and does not seem to
realise in the least the enormity
f her crime.
BITS OP NEWS
Chartres, France. Aviator
Mareschal of the French military
flying corps fell 100 feet with his
Bloomington, HL Jack Lei
gaber, journeyman machinist,
shot in headend stomach here to
day by A. C. Kemplin, who al
leged Leigaber had been paying
too much attention to his wife.
Nebraska City, Neb. Mrs.
Sarah C. Hayward, wife of Will
Hayward, former sec'y of the Re-1
publican Nat'l Committee, today
filed suit for divorce, charging
Racine, Wis. Earl Griffen
berg, night clerk in Hotel Racine,
escaped with $650 left in the
hotel safe by a local theater.
Lafayette, Ind. Geo. Spence,
12, dead, and several others in
serious condition as result of eat
ing ice cream at church social
here. Ptomaine poisoning.
Marion, Ind. 35 Poles are un
der arrest here as resultof free-for-all
fight that begun at a
La Porte, Ind. Robert Simp
son and wife overcome by coal
gas in their home. Will recover.
Bloomington, Ind. Wayne
Abrams, 12, hunting near here,
set fire to his clothes when he dis
charged his shotgun. Seriously
burned. Put fire out by jumping
Kalamazoo, Mich. Robbers
pried open safe in office of D.
Graff & Son. Escaped with near
ly $8,000 worth of stock and cash.
Walter Neff, 2458 S. Oakley
blvd.; Alex Matutes,2425 S. Oak
ley blvd. ; Joseph Chiadaj, 2512 S.
Oakley blvd.; Herman Peterson,
530 N. Morgan st. ; Jno. McCall,
167 E. Ohio st, arrested for sell
ing drinks when they were sup
posed to be closed today. Eight
men arrested in McCall's, saloon
for buying drinks.
Mother Where are you going,
Willie? Willie I am going out
to spend my pennies. You said I
was to save them for a. rainy day,
and it is Taining hard.
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