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Phoenix, Ariz., and on wine barrels
from Los Angeles to Phoenix.
London. Vaudeville artists and
ministers protesting to managers of
West End music halls against appear
ance of Jack Johnson next week.
New York. Crazed cook in home
of Berthold A. Ludwig poured hot
fat on three women and baby, badly
Indianapolis, Ind. With a big
knife, sharpened on his high-topped
boots, Zaccheus Adams has shaved
self daily for fifty-four years.
St. Louis. Panic among negro
waiters in hotel caused by exhibition
alligator wanderings into diningroom.
Portland, Ore. Every woman
wearing X-ray dress on street, slit
skirts or gowns cut too low-necked,
to be arrested under orders of Mayor
St. Paul, Minn. Old maids beat
married women as insurance risks
according to delegates at convention
of Amer. Life Ins. Co.
Paris. "Automobiles seem to have
taken place of lawyers," was com
ment of Martin W. Littleton on
London. Chickens brought to
marketable size in five weeks by
electricity. Nature takes three
Paris. Aviator Pegoud first to use
parachute from aeroplane. Safely
descended from height of 900 feet.
Washington. War department dis
patches report death of Dr. Frank
R. White, director of education in
Bartlesville, Okla. Price of crude
oil advanced to $1,03, highest in nine
Springfield, III. Orval Stuart held
pending arrival of Goshen, Ind:, po
lice. Tried to swindle bank here. Said
to have worked similar scheme in
Washington. Senate defeated
Bristow amendment to free sugar
clause of tariff bill.
Muncie, Ind. Francis M. Hubbard,
82, killed by Big Pour fast mail train.
Same locomotive killed two persons
at same crossing ten years ago.
Keokuk, lnd.- Citizens' Committee
assert that gambling, houses of ill
fame and scores of bootlegging joints
are in operation without interference
from city administration.
Ste. Genevieve, Mo. Fred Burch,
Modoc, 111., dead from wounds re
ceived during fight with Bernard
Laws, striking miner from Flat River.
"EDITHA'S BURGLAR" NEARLY
CAME TO REAL LIFE
The story of "Editha's Burglar"
came nearly being enacied in real
life only the girl in the case refused
to see the sentimental side and chas
ed the burglar away by means of a
Early today a burglar paid a visit
to the home of the Rubenstein fam
ily, 3552 Prairie avenue, via the win
dow. Florence, 16, -was on the back
porch. The burglar, a negro, saw her
and tiptoed into the bedroom. Florr
ence saw him. She passed by huiti
ming so as not to arouse the negro's
suspicions and went to her father's
room for his revolver.
She crept back to the room where
in the negro was hiding.- "Throw up
your hands' she cried. The negro
"Now scat," she commanded. And
the negro beat it
And when the family returned they
found her lying on the floor. She
HEARST REPORTER STICKS TO
CONTENTS OF AFFIDAVIT
Edward E. Marriott, Hearst report
er, appeared again before the Butts
legislative committee today and defi
antly reiterated the contents of the
affidavit, naming Keeley and Czar
necki, which was placed on record
As he charged in the affidavit,
Marriott said that Gray, Pickler, Ar
rison and Walsh had given him all
the material. It was those men who.
repeated Barr's statement that Jim