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, BITS OF NEWS
Chihuahua, Mexico. According to
reports, General Francisco (Pancho)
Ville, former bandit, now in the field
at the head of 700 constitutionalistas,
held up a Mexico Northwestern train
near here. Took more than $60,000
worth of silver bullion after a fierce
fight in which eight persons were
Poughkeepsie, N. Y. Virgil V.
.Cookingham, 15, daughter of wealthy
florist, went walking with grandfath
er. Got separated. Lost. Posse
searched for her after dragging lake.
Pound her with clothing torn off,
many bruises and mind gone.
Springfield, III. Superem Court
today granted writ of supersedeas in
case of Mrs. Louisa Lindloff, under
25 years sentence in Chicago for
' La Crosse, Wis. Pat Crowe, evan
gelist and hero of famous Cudahy
kidnapping case, arrested today
charged with burglary.
Springfield, III. Though expecting
death any time, G. Schwartz, found
by police with bullet wound, refused
today to tell who shot him. Wife held.
Independence, La. 25 persons in
jured, 9 seriously hurt when bolt of
lightning swept through local hotel
Leavenworth, Kan. Joe Love,
convict in federal prison, stabbed by
Alfred Moore, convict, while march
ing to eat. Throat cut from ear to
New Orleans. L. C. Hull, Kansas
City, pine expert, of Sara Lumber
Co., Bayou Sara, La., killed by falling
tree and brought here in casket
Came to life in undertaker's rooms
and set up a howl. Will live.
Now the're jumping on Woodrow
for appointing Page, an unknown
publisher, as ambassador to England.
But, Jerusalem! a publisher and
Democrat will make himself known
enoughj won't he?
Valparaiso, Ind. Several hundred
local university students stormed jail
today in attempt to free four stu
dents arrested during last night's
rush. Several windows in theater
and jail broken.
Fort William, Ont. Mrs. A. Benja
min, 18, and Sam Jacobs, 29, fought
knife duel when he attacked her.
She is dead. He may die. Has 1,3
wounds in chest and stomach.
Norfolk, Va. Clyde liner Mohawk
reported in distress off Diamond
Shoals, according to wireless mes
sage received here today. No par
ticulars given. Several vessels near
by going to aid.
SOME NEGROES WILL BE
APPOINTED TO OFFICE
Washington, -April 11. Through
delicate manipulation, President Wil
son will prevent the question of ap
pointing negroes to office becoming
the problem it has in the past.
The offices of register of the treas
ury and ministers to Liberia and Hay-,
ti will be filled by negroes, who are
thought best qualified for such places,
when the term's of the present holders
A negro will not be appointed col
lector of the port at Charleston, how-r
ever. Southern senators in. the past
have been bitter jn their denunciation
of the appointment on a negro to the
office. It is not likely that a negro
will be made assistant attorney.gen
erl to take the place of Attorney
Lewis of Boston, a negro.
Wife (with suffragist leanings)
Until women get the vote it is im
possible for them to get justice in the
courts. Husband True; they get
more mercy than justice.
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He Shall I bring you some ice
while Miss Yellfort is singing? Pray
take" some. Shea rival of Miss Y.)
Thanks, no. If I took anything ip
would be chloroform, J.