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THE WORLD'S NEWS IN BRIEF
Portland, Ore. August Eschle, sa
loonkeeper, ran for city commis
sioner to win) $10. Won, but it cost
him .$12 in campaign expenses.
Paris. Student turnedover pearl
necklace he said he found in alley to
police. Henri Salamans, agent of
Max Mayer of London, says necklace
is duplicate of $625,000 one stolen in
mail transit between Paris and Lon
don. Paris.Count and Countess Antoine
de la Rouchefoucald have lent their
magnificent home in Boulevard
Lannes to beggars to annoy land
lord. Pekin. President Yuan Shi Kai
may take field in person against
rebels of South.
Benton Harbor, Mich. Colony of
Israelites here says it is guarding hen
that lays eggs eight inches long with
Biblical inscriptions on them.
Panama. Gamboa dike will be
dynamited and waters of Gatun Lake
allowed into canaH cut October 10
Boulder, Col. Chief of police has
given orders for arrest of any wo
man wearing diaphanous skirt who
leaves shady side of. street
iWndham, Conn. Edmund A. Par
ent, secretary of U. S. civil service
I nomaston. Me. Dr. C. L. Crock
ett, associate of Col. Mulhall, says
buying votes is one of easiest things
he knows of.
St. Louis. Mrs. Hattie Ryan, and
her two children, Stewart, 5, and
Lillian, 3, killed at grade crossing
while driving to church. .
New Bedford. Plain clothes wo
men will patrol city parks hereafter.
Bostop. Prof. B. Davenport; ex
pert in eugenics, says red-haired per
sons make good executives and can
work long periods under high pres
sure. Cleveland, O. Catherine Kline has
begun saving money to pay her cam
paign expenses in running for mayor
of Cleveland as soon as Ohio wbmen
Washington. Government seized
245 boxes of cheese, shipped by A. H.
Barber & Co., Chicago, because they
were branded in such manner as to
mislead purchasers. "
Ault, Colo. Elmer Andrews' cow
died of an appetite for nails. Pint of
tenpenny nails and a screwdriver
found in stomach in post mortem.
Grand Junction, Colo. W. C. T. U.
wants one big electric light to every
thirty trees and one to every 15
shrubs to prevent indiscriminate
spooning in city parks.
Connersville, Ind. Police search
ing for man who wrote "Reyals
Ebank" on fence post for children,
last Friday. Name spells "Knabe
slayer" backwards. Dr. Helene Knabe
was foully murdered in Indianapolis,
Oct. 23, 1911. Mystery of her murder
never was cleared up.
South Bend, Ind. John Gal, Hun
garian, drowned himself in St. Jos
eph river, because he was suffering
from consumption and wanted to
help wife and baby. Insured for $900.
Washington, President Wilson
says he still believes currency bill will
be enacted at present session of Con
gress. Philadelphia. Seven firemen over
come by smoke and three members
of exclusive Delaware river club
nearly killed when fire destroyed club
building at Torresdale.
Fort Smith, Ark. Rev. Marion
Capps, of White Bluffs, once con
demned to die after being convicted
of murdering two of his daughters,
walked out of court today a free man
when prosecutor dismissed case
against him. Daughter Bertha, 15,
and son Ellis, 14, admitted they lied
at first trial,
Lafayette, Ind. Dr. W. H. Upjohn
cranked his auto in gear. Dying.
Derlver. Mrs. Henry G. Parrini
expected to die .and Parrini and Eva
Strauss badly injured when their