Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
BITS OF NEWS
Detroit. Beckwith Havens, who
established world's record by flying
from Chicago to Detroit with pas
senger in flying boat, says he will
continue trip to Buffalo.
Washington. Senator Ashurst
said today he would ,move senate
take up joint resolution for woman
suffrage by federal constitutional
amendment as soon as tariff bill goes
Murphysboro, III. Fire today
wiped out goodly portion of business
section of Grand Towers.
Denver. Harold F. Henwood, slay
er of Sylvester Von Phul and George
Copeland, must hang. Judge Butler
yesterday denied his motion for new
London. Mexicans in London call
President Huerta "traitor and bloody
assassin," and approve Pres. Wilson
in refusing to recognize Huerta's
Indianapolis. Police to investi
gate clerical error in bail bond by
which Jennie Bonner, notorious col
ored crook of Toledo, O., escaped
punishmetn after confessing robbery.
Washington. Administration is
still standing pat on Mexican situa
tion. St. Louis. Early showers brought
relief to St. Louis from two-day heat
wave that caused four deaths and
Kewanee, III. Judge Albert E.
Bergland of Galva is candidate for
Democratic nomination for Supreme
Court justice to succeed Judge Hand,
. London. False fire alarms, major
ity of them turned in by suffragettes,
average one a day.
. New York. Andrew Nelson plan
ned to serve 700 pounds of fish at
dinner July 4. Fish reached him last
night and Andrew is serving express
company a law suit.
Burlington, N. J. James Waller
trapped -in center of coil of red hot
steel spring. One piece burned way
through right leg while his fellows
Augusta, Ga. Recorder sent Edith
Anderson home to put on petticoat
before he would try her for wearing
diaphanous gown, which showed she
wore green stockings and very little
Belgrade. Serb war office today
charged Bulgar troops with atrocities
as barbarous as those charged by,
King Constantine of Greece.
St. Louis. Wm. Tipton, laborer,
found quarter while excavating near
city hall. Wentio buy beer. Bystand
er looked at coin, saw it bore date of
1805, and bought William barrel of
beer in exchange for it.
St. Louis. Only intervention of
mayor and chief of police of Granite;
City, HI., near here, saved one of Belli
telephone trust's strikebreakers fromi
lynching by sympathizers with the.
Cairo, III. Trial of Grover Linnear
for attempting to murder Harry A.
Warren began in circuit court.
Zion City Dowieite majority of
council has passed ordinance prohib
iting movies and empowering chief
of police to arrest smokers on seeing
them commit the offense.
CHINA IN STATE OF WAR
Pekin, Jury 19. The revolt of the
South against the government is be
coming more open.
The Convention of the South has
sent to President Yuan Shi Kai a curt
demand for his resignation.
The troops of the North are being
heavily massed near Kiu Kiang.
A battle between the North and
South already has been fought in
The details of this battle have not
leaked out, but it is believed the men
of the South were routed while try
ing to ford the Yang-tse-Kiang River.
A report from Kwang" Tung says
that the province of Bwang Tung
has seceded formally.
No one knows how many members
of the Congress, even of the Cabinet,