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Peoria, III. Lieut.-Gov. O'Hara
left for Chicago. Got dates mixed.
Thought he was to speak at Farming
ton, hut found people there knew
nothing about it. Concluded it must
have been Farmsburg, Montgomery
Springfield) III. New state high
way commission elected S. E. Bradt,
De Kalk, secretary. A. D. Gash, Chi
cago, is president.
Washington. President appointed
Madison R. Smith, Missouri, minister
Fort Worth, Tex. Ed. Harrison
and Paul Fowler hanged in jail for
murder of Ernest Knesch year ago.
New York. In Sulzer probe a
check for $250 given Gov. Sulzer by
Peter Doelger, brewer, waB produced
as . campaign contribution.
Washington. Senator Vardaman,
Miss., stirred up hornet's nest when
he advocated lynching of negroes as
proper punishment for crimes against
women. "Immediate punishment is
the only way to prevent crimes
against white girls and women at the
hands of black fiends," he said.
San Diego, Cal. 500 Mexican ref
ugees here and will be quartered at
Ft. Rosecrans until restoration of
peace. Include women.
New York. Anti-Tammany ticket
will have solid front Whitman will
accept renomination on fusion ticket
and run with John Ptlrroy Mitchell.
Whitman runs for district attorney
and Mitchell for mayor. They wanted
Whitman to bolt Fusionists happy
and expect to lick Tammany tiger.
Washington. Special Envoy John
Lihd win be landed on soil of Mexico
frdm one'of Uncle Sam's best battle
ships; and if any insult is offered
Lind there will be swift punishment
Feared he may be Insulted. Didn't
take wife with him.
London. At doctor's convention
Dr. Harold Stiles, Edinburgh, said at
least 10 per cent of milk sold in big
cities is tubercular and caused milch
mortality among children. Dr. Nor
man Moore said he didn't believe
from the size of Julius Caeser's head
that Jule was an epileptic, but suffer
ed from mental exhaustion.
Steubenville, O. Yeggmen blew
postoffice safe at Richmond, fired
several shots and escaped with horse
and buggy. Overtaken in outskirts
by posse, had gun battle and escaped
again. Got only $10 and few stamps.
Second posse after them.
Kansas City. Death of Meta Zook,
18, Westport high school girl, from
criminal operation, will put end to
high school fraternities. 16 high
school boys involved. Judge Bland,
school board, favors teaching sex hy
giene and separation of sexes as pre-
ventative of such tragedies. Prose
cutor will get after school boys in
volved. Two physicians under bond
for manslaughter, and two school
boys under bond as witnesses.
Tokio. Ambassador Guthrie haul
ed to palace in imperial coach and re
ceived by Emperor Yoshihito. Cor
dial reception by people and emperor
Calumet, Mich. Large accessions
to ranks of Western Federation of
Miners after mine operators refused
to treat with committee of non-union
men who asked for 8-hour day and
minimum-wage of $3. Non-union men
then joined Union in a body. Over
500 miners heard Mother Jones ad
dress mass meeting and denounce
Gov. Ferris. Resolutions adopted de
manding' investigation of local con
ditions by U. S. senate.
Los Angeles. Frank Crawford
just woke up. Been asleep one month.
A horse-owner was trying to sell a
windbroken horse, and was trotting
with him around for Inspection. The
owner stroked the horse's back and
remarked to the prospective buyer:
"Hasn't he a lovely coat?" But the
other noticed that the horse was
panting, and answered: "Ah, I like
his coat all right, but I don't like his