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THE WORLD'S NEWS IN BRIEF
Liverpool. Sarah Bernhardt
attacked by bear while visiting
zoo here. Attendants saved her
from injury. He evidently
thought she wanted to dancer
New York. Al. Palzer, prize
fighter and heavyweight cham
pionship aspirant, has found him
self a new "manager. She was
formerly Miss Ethel Fritz, Coyts
ville, N. J.
Mexico City. Mexican gov
ernment is well pleased with the
election of Woodrow Wilson.
Pres. Madero and other officials
declare they think the policies of
.the president-elect would be to
the interests of Mexico.
Champion, HI. Students and
members of faculty of U. of I.
were subpoenaed today before
special grand jury which is inves
tigating the student riot here fol
lowing the Illinois victory over
the Indiana university football
team several weeks ago.
Winnipeg, Man. F. O. Jack
son, Muncie, Ind., killed by trac
Elkhart, Ind. Mayor, clerk,
and 3 councilmen were appointed
a public utility commission to in
vestigate the high cost of coal,
electric light, gas, and 'phone ser
vice. Valpairso, Ind. Fire today
threatened .town of Hebron, near
,here. Six business houses burned.
? Indianapolis. Gertrude Fox,
1 24, nurse in Deaconess hospital, is
'missing. Was granted leave of
absence Monday. Not seen since.
Gary, Ind. Six freight cars
ditched near here by broken rail.
No one hurt. Passenger traffic
on C. & N. W. Ry. tied up sev
Elgin, 111. Judge H. B. Wfflis,
63, presiding justice of appellate
court for 21st Illinois district,
who was struck by Northwestern
train Tuesday, died today from
Indianapolis. Grand jury be
gan investigation today of drown
ing in canal of J. R. Williams,
Mohawk, Ind., whose body was
found last July. Negro is sus
pected of throwing him in the
canal after robbing him.
Canton, O. Following threats
against ministers leading a vice
crusade here, Calvary Presbyter
ian church, near home of Pres.
McKinley, was dynamited today.
No one hurt.
Phoenix, Ariz. Constitutional
amendment providing for recall
of judges passed.
New York. Big eastern capi
talists are straining themselves1
trying to keep W. J. Bryan out
of Wilson cabinet. Bryan denies
that he ever discussed whether or
not he'd accept job. Best in
formed politicians say that Com
moner will surely succeed Knox.
Princeton, N. J. Chairman
McCombs, Democratic commit
tee, said campaign cost about $1,-
New York. First invitation to
be extended to president-elect
Woodrow Wilson to attend social
function arrived today from the
Iroquois club, Chicago. He wat