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THE WORLD'S NEWS IN BRIEF
Jefferson City, Mo. Drought is
broken in this section of state.
Sah Francisco, Cal. Maury Diggs
took witness stand in own behalf to
day. Many women present. Mrs.
Diggs is waiting to testify after hus
band is through.
Seattle, Wash. Pacific Coast Nav.
Co. officials fix loss of life on wrecke'd
steamship State of California at 33
passengers and 7 sailors.
Bushneli, III. Howard Clayton
killed when lightning destroyed barn
in -which he had taken refuge.
Danville, III. Unidentified member
of Knights of Pythias attending con
vention of Indiana and Illinois K. of
P.'s found in alley with crushed skull.
Norfolk, Neb. Lawrence Forest,
23, scribbled farewell note to mother
and hurled himself in front of train.
Right arm amputated.
Flint, Mich. Mrs. Owen Moore
sued for divorce claiming husband
spent his life devising ways to glorify
God while wife and cnild went nun
gry. Leavenworth, Kas. A. Y. Jones,
ex-pres. National Bank, Rugby, SD.,
paroled. Serving 10 years violating
Minneapolis, Minn. H. F. Kramer,
Forest, Park, HI., let four men show
him flying fish on Mississippi river.
Beaten and robbed of watch and $14.
St. Louis, Mo. Mounted Patrol
man Kilroy, 22 years member of po
lice dept., dead. Auto swept horse
from under him.
Paris. Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst,
militant suffraget leader, says she
will return' to England when health
Wheeling, Va. Because he mar
ried Elsie Gamble, 14, daughter of
carpente? who beat her, the resig
nation of Rev. T A. Cox of Elm
Grove Christian Church has been
McKeesport, Pa. More than 100,
000 people who gathered at the jail
were disappointed tc find it was
Marson Sorbitsky and not Harry
Thaw arrested for shooting bar
tender. Sterling, III. Mrs. Harriet Mack,
oldest settler in Northern Illinois,
killed by fall down cellar stairs.
Jndianapolis, Ind--Frank Falk,
real estate dealer, shot and killed
on temporary bridge over White 'riven
Gary, Ind. Attempt to remove
Edward Davis, wanted on charge of
wife abandonment in Olean, N. Y.,
will be first fight against extradition
to N. Y., since tangle growing out ef
Gov. Sulzer's impeachments
Pontiac, III. Isaac Walton, senior
member of Walton Bros., Fairbury,
Champaign, III. Wm. Carter sui
cided rather than appear in court on
Martin's Ferry, O. John Marshall.
glass worker, killed wife while six
children pleaded for her life Sui
cided. Wakefield, Mass. Abraham Mey
ers nearly caused riot when he ap
peared, in winter overcoat with hat
drawn over his ears. Mercury was
Huntington, Ind. Mrs. J. W. Cas
well and daughter had to stay in
running auto until battery was ex
hausted. Didn't knowliow to stop it.
Joliet, III. Two city blocks were
"quarantined just for fun" by hilar
ious special deputy before he was ar
rested. Watertown, N. Y. Frederick
Brosseau, 24, kidnaped 17 years ago
by gypsies, restored to parents. Aunt
recognized newspaper photo after he
New York. James Brady beat his
wife because she snored In her sleen
when he talked to her. Arrested.
Ghent. World's first International
deaf and dumb congress opened. All
proceedings in sign language.
New York. David Hall, 74, eleva
tor operator, crushed to death be
tween floor and car. Had pushed to