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the neoDle because of-his recent vie
tories oyer the Turks, immediately
took command, of- the Greek troops
holding Salonika. He was well re
ceived, thdugh there was no cheering
because of the grief, for King George.
There was an affecting scene when
the. new Icing greeted his brother,
Nicholas. The ruler of a day sobbed
audibly, and brokenly thanked Lieut.
Col. Francoudis, who captured,
Schinas, King George's assassin.
. Lieut Col. Francoudis told Con
stantine that he and the late king
were walking along the street when
a shot rang out. King George stag
gered and fell to the walk. Fran
coudis leaped upon Schinas as the
latter aimed his revolver for another
shot The assassin did not speak a
single word. Soldiers hurried up and
-chinas was subdued. - ',
The fate of the assassin is'in doui)t
Various reports are that he "was kill
ed by amob, Executed "by soldiers,
and is .in prison awaiting trial. The
latter report' is generally credited .
Dowager Queen Olga.
Schinas had recently returned.
from America. When asked the rea
son for hisact after arrest he said:,
"I do not believe in government"
London, March 19. King George
of Greece was thefavorite brother
of the Queen Mother, Alexandra. She
will go to Athens for the funeral.
A three months' mourning at the En
glish court will be ordered by King
George V: ' A
That hard coal strike raised wages
by $.4,000,000. rAnd th trust took
$13,000,000 more out of the con
sumer. It isnofthe candle but the
little old consumer that's burnt "at
both ends in tljese coal industry "dis-"
'Has this -family got a skeleton in
its clo'set?" "I don't know about what
they've' got in the closet,, but they've
got ,one in a hobblekirt"