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introduced bill providing that French. 1
manufacturers be compelled to pay
wages of working women during
Cincinnati, O. Jury instructed by
Judge Caldwell returned verdict of
not guilty against George B. Cox and
four other former directors of Cin
cinnati Trust Company for alleged
withdrawal of $352,500 note.
Detroit. Chas. Hauffman, pinched
for auto speeding, told judge heavy
fine would prevent his marriage. As
New York. Senor Ezequiel Ossio
of Chile, who arrived here on way to
Europe with 11 trunks and 15 hand
bags, and says he is nitrate king,
calls John D. Rockefeller mere piker
and fit subject for poorhouse when it
comes to counting cash. Ossio says
he has "most likely a billion."
Hoboken, N. J. Claiming they
stuck to their work while Canadian
foreman called them "Yankee Pigs,"
but were through when he called
American flag a "dirty rag," 150
boilermakers went on strike.
New York. Rudolph Pollock
poked his finger at alleged tame bear.
Bear bit it off. Animal arrested and
held in police station all night.
Watertown, Conn. Leon J. Mey
ers,, farmer, is trying to find someone
to milk his four cows. They ate ten
sticks of dynamite.
New Haven, Conn. As there
wasn't a seat in the grandstand large
enough to accommodate Prof. Wm.
H. Taft, Yale students had one made.
Milan. Cardinal Vivesy Tuto, one
of triumvirate who promoted Vatican
campaign against modernism, said
to be raving maniac. Imagines he is
London. New kind of orchid dis
played at horticultural show is called
Suffragette, because it has a tongue
Indianapolis, Ind. Women ' who
wear split skirts on the street must
also wear undergarments hereafter.
Traffic squad ordered to enforce this.
Pittsburgh, Pa. Grape Juice and
oratory will be only stimulants at
farewell dinner to George W. Guth
rie, ambassador to Japan, at which
Bryan and Chinda will speak tonight
Pittsburgh, Pa. Following the
"safety first" rule, friends of June
brides are substituting confetti for
rice and old shoes.
St. Clairsville, O. Three hundred
miners struck to save old mules
their jobs when company replaced
old ones with new animals.
Lima, O. Following ancient Ser
vian custom, Molly and Moko Marco
vitch attempted to cut out tongue qf
Dares Steffo because they allege she
gossiped about them.
CLERK KILLS MAN BECAUSE HE
DIDN'T GET PROMOTION
Pittsburgh, Pa., June 6. Discon
tented over failure to gain promotion
when shifts were made in the Penn
sylvania Railroad offices', William E.
Sage, a clerk in the ticket office, shot
and killed James A. McNalr, chief
ticket agent, and also fired at Ralph
H. Pauley, chief clerk, inflicting a
A score of clerks were in the office,
and the shooting occurred almost
within sight of a waiting room full
tfif people. Sage
baggage room, where it was reported
he attempted suicide, but he eluded
his pursuers and made his escape.
A MEAN JOKE
A young married couple were show
ing their friends over their flat. Each
room in turn was inspected, and last
came the kitchen. "You see)-" said
the young wife, "this is where I do
all my cooking. And this Is the Tery
basin in which 1 mix my cakes!"
"And this," cried the young husband,
indicating the oven, "'is the brickkiln!"
ran through the
that is continually wagging.
- M ife