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Peru, Ind. "Didn't know it was
loaded" was explanation! accident
al killing of Ollie Hoole by revolver
in hands of his brother, Leonard.
Saginaw, Mich. August Schmidt,
45, dropped dead when offered a
position. Had hunted job six months.
South Bend, Ind. Out of seven
weeks' religious campaign Billy Sun
day was paid $10,833. Conversions
Detroit, Mich. Thousands of
boxes of toilet soap, perfumes and
facial creams destroyed when fire
attacked chemical laboratory of
Frederick F. Ingram Co. Property
loss about $35,000.
London. The tombstone of Sam
uel Coleridge-Taylor, the Anglo-African
composer, has engraved upon it
four bars of "HJawatha" at Taylor
Shanghai. Yung Kwei Shing,
convict, who "hunger struck" for
one week because he was deprived
of opium, now is given a daily sup
ply. Denver. Stepping to the home
plate and asking for prayers, an uni
dentified preacher stopped a ball
game. Batter hit the ball for, a home
run and dove home between the par
New York. Men shouted, women
fainted and there was an automobile
jam when, suicidal dummy of straw
and old clothes was shoved from
roof by boys and dangled at end of
rope five stories below.
South Norwalk, Conn. Given an
old unlighted pipe for a plaything,
Harold Thornfield, 2, puffed on it and
died of nicotine poisoning.
Greenville, Pa. As Albert B.
Smith, 15, weakened by loss of blood,
battled vainly against a giant owl,
his dog Benny came to his rescue
and choked the bird to death.
Berlin. -Four daughters needing
T dowries was excuse of Frederick;
Stein, who rented a warehouse and
filled it with stolen goods.
Panama. Gatun Lock, the first?
section of the Panama Canal to be
put into operation, was slowly flood
ed with water from the Atlantic
MURDERER HOLDS POSSE OFF
ALL NIGHT THEN KILLS SELF'
Franklin, Pa., June "J7. After an
all night battle, Sheriff Charles Ho
man and a posse broke into a shanty
where Edward Bartholomew, agef
60, had hidden after shooting Samuel
Crowther yesterday. The deputies
found Bartholomew lying dead on a
cot, his throat cut with a razor, and.
a bullet wound in his knee.
Bartholomew quarreled with
Crowther, who was superintendent
of the Dick Sand Company, and
drew a gun. Crowthecrawled on
the floor on his knees, bfeggkrg for
his life, but Bartholomew deliberate-
ly shot him through the head. Then
he attempted to escape and was
chased into the shanty, where he
fought for five hours with the posse
before killing himself. .
' XI I
Like a raisin and go on a bun.
An American Indian can see at
least one-tenth farther than the av
erage white man.
Generally fair tonight arid Wednes
day for Chicago and vicinity; not.
much change in temperature. '
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