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train derailed at Brookfield today.
Broken wheel. . No one hurt. Nine
cars left track.
Wichita, Kan. Dr. J. W. Wil
son today mailed a human skele
ton by parcel post.
Taylorville, 111. J. Crusolius,
miner, 32, died. Strangled by
San Diego, Cal. Gunboat
Denver is on her way today to
Acapulco, Mex., to protect Amer
ican interests from an expected
N. Y. SOCIETY PINCHED
New York, Jan. 18. Several
New York society women are
high up on the anxious seat today.
And all because the New York
police force felt called upon to
raid a fashionable gambling joint
in W. 92d St., where fifteen wom
en and seven men, all in open-face
clothes, were enjoying a real hon-est-to-goodness
Today District Att'y Whit
man, whom even the East Side
gunmen failed to bluff, had a list
of subpoenaes ready for a bunch
of people, whose photographs
usually decorate the society pages
rather than the Police Bulletins.
Those arrested last night were
allowed to go after giving ficti
The keeper of the place will be
Speakership ! Speakership!
Who's got the speakership!
It would be a great pity if the
clothing manufacturers of Chi
cago forced thf garment workers
of the city tp strike in sympathy
with those of New York.
But the local garment workers
could hardly do anything else if
the manufacturers persist in but
ting in on the side of their brother
bosses in New York.
Washington sassiety is. all het
up because Gov. Wilson has called
off the expensive inaugural ball
usually held March 4.
If Wilson forces the McLeans
of Washington to make their en
tertainments just plain entertain
ments instead of excuses to show
how much money they've got,
he'll be doing a good thing.
It all depends on what news
paper or near-newspaper you
read what you think about Aid.
RAPS TIGHT SKIRTS
Denver, Colo., Jan. 18. Wom
en might as well wear nothing at
all as the present fashionable
tight skirts, according to Mrs. S.
B. Colburn at a mothers' meet
ing." "Men have to be mighty pure,"
declared Mrs. Colburn, "not to
have evil thoughts when they
look at young girls from our best
homes dressed in these tight
skirts, and with rouge on thejr m fe
In addition to condemning
tight skirts, the meeting declar
ed that playgrounds are breeding
places for immorality; that the
public bathho'-se is demoralizing
to children and youths, and that
the moving picture show is the
greatest corrupter of the morals
if voiinc firls.