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' Eight .men arrested: in two gam
bling raids 16th floor of North
American building, 28-40 S. State st,
and 11 floor Morton building, 538 S
Mabel Dillon, 11, 539 Waller st.,
Austin, found smoking-cicaret. Ques
tioned. Said lots "of .her playmates
smoked them, but she "wouldn't give.
their names. Said that "Harry,"
owner of fruit stand- 430 Park av.,
sold them to her. He was .fined $25,
Anna Kabelie, 3,-6828 S. Maple-
wood av., fell into tub of boiling
water. Funeral Monday.
Floyd. Miller, 21, Omaha, Neb.,
sentenced to two years in prison for
Violation of Mann white slave act
Confessed to taking a waitress from
here to Cleveland.
Robbers entered grocery store of
E. j. "Goey, 3000 W. Van Buren st.
Miss Mae O'Brien, 2928 Armitage
av., clerk, threw a paperweight at
him. He's a. good runner.
W. J. Bryan will be here on March
25 to attend meeting of Union League
Club: He will speak.
Harry Riley sentenced to 6 months
in Bridewell. Charged with picking
Mrs. Sophia ScKmidt, 78, 1744 Bel
mont av.; dropped dead. Heart fail
"Frank Land, painter, 1828 N. Saw
yer av., suiciiie. Acid.
Jack Johnson will be tried on
charge of violation of Mann white
slave act on May 5 and smuggling on
David Pierce, 542 W. 58th st. vic
tim of hold-up men. ?20. Beaten.
Derbysayed. life, of M. F. Hill, La
grange, 111., merchant. Iron drift pin
weighing a pound fell from 12th story
of new building, hitting his derby.
Knockeduncon'scTo'us. Slightly hurt. .
The "movies" are gradually crowd-.,
ing the' Wild West show and the cir
cus out of business, according to Col.
W. P. Cody (Buffalo Bill), who ar-.
rived here yesterday.
B. J. Herber, farmer Fort Waynej
Ind., victim of "penfay tnatchers." $25
and draft "for $500. '
Robt, M. Thomas, 19, 415 N. Tay
lor st., arrested for forgery.
Burglars got (jewelry worth $150
from home of Mrs. A. Scherer, 910
Wnn4 Unffmnn Uinninacr Pon
victim of hold-up .men. $500 in cash
and jewelry, worth $875.
RUMOR ACQUITS MOTHER JONES
Charleston, W. Va., March .15.
Gov. Hatfield last night received tie
tidings of .the military commission
which has been trying Mother
Jones and forty-nine miners for con
spiracy to murder, in connectionwith
the strike in the Paint Creek coal dis
trict. The verdicts will not be made pub
lic for a number of days, pending
negotiations. for a settlement of the
strike. It is rumored that Mother
Jones was acquitted.
Three hundred miners in the New
Rivr district have quit work be
cause of an increase in the size of
coal cars they must fill.
Harrisburg, March 15. Gov. John
K Tener will join the list of state
governors pledged to co-operate with
Illinois m the crusade against the
white slave traffic and for the pas
sage of a federal minimum -wage for
HYDE JURY DISAGREES JUDGE
SENDS 'EM BACK
Kansas City, Feb. 15The jury
which is trying Dr. B. Clarke Hyde,
charged with the murqer of Col.
Thos. Swope, reported today that it
was unable.'to agree.
The jurywas sent .back to try to
reach a-Wdict.'.If.hd agreement is
reached by 10 o?clock tonight the
court announced the jury will be dis
This Is Hyde's third trial on the
same charge.' He will probably
never be tried again, if the jury fails
to reach a decision. . .