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BITS OF NEWS FROM ALL OVER
Vandalia, III. Barn owned by J. C.
Hunt struck by lightning. Several
head of cattle and hogs and quan
tities of hay and grain destroyed.
Leavenworth, Kas. CoL Dan C.
Scouten, survivor of Quantrell raid
on Lawrence, Kas., dead. Was well
known newspaper writer.
Chattanooga, Tenn. A. W. Boyd,
Jr., instantly killed as he leaned over
to kiss his baby goodbye. Revolver
fell from holster under his arm and
discharged sending bullet through
Indianapolis, Ind. Strike on inter
urban electric railroads of Indiana
affecting about 600 union conductors
and motormen will be ordered into
effect at 4 tomorrow morning unless
roads agree to arbitrate demands for
Garden City, Kas. C. C. Henson,
alleged cattle thief, leaped from train
speeding 50 miles an hour. Escaped.
New York. Four sticks of dyna
mite, one broken with something like
fuse attached, found under one of
Mayor Gaynor's windows.
New York. Photograph of sweet
heart restored memory of Caleb C.
Hughes, Jr., who disappeared three
Fort Worth, Tex. One killed and
four injured when auto plunged off
bridge while going 50 miles an hour.
New York. Edward E. McCall,
chairman of the Public Service Com
mission and ex-Supreme Court
justice, accepted Tammany nomina
tion for mayor offered him by Chas.
F. Murphy. This eliminates Mayor
Gaynor as Tammany candidate.
Cairo, III. Crops throughout
Southeast Missouri, Southern Illi
nois, Western Kentucky, Arkansas
and Tennessee received great benefit
from heavy rain during night.
Stockholm. Several lives reported
lost when gunboat was rammed and
sunk in collision with armored
Halberstadt, Germany. Army
Aviator Lieut- Schmidt killed when
aeroplane collapsed almost mile in
.Lincoln, Neb. Two "good road
days" have been designated by.Gov.
Morehead for improvement of state's
highways latter part of September.
Washington. George Chorin, who
claims he lost $990 fifty years ago
while soldier in Massachusetts Vol
unteer Infantry, now wants govern
ment to reimburse him.
Paris. Mme. Hadimirza, wife ol
famous stamp collector, released on
charge of stealing $120,000 worth of
stamps from husband's collection.
Edmonton, Alberta. E. W. Cox
accidentally shot and instantly killed
wife as he leaned forward to kiss her
while cleaning automatic revolver.
Washington. Sec'y of Treasury
McAdoo sent to several southern
cities first installment of $50,000,000
which he proposes to ditsribute to aid
in moving crops.
Christiana. Ruth Sorenson, 36,
spinster, appointed first woman judge
in Norway. Will hold court in Ham
merfest. London. Ambassador Page char
acterized as "silly" story that Duch
ess of Marlborough was refused ad
mittance to his Fourth of July recep
tion. Newport, R. I. Francis Roche
gave dance which lasted until 5 a. m.,
had guests given alcohol baths and
awakened them four hours later for
New York. Prof. A. C. Cooper,
who lives in suburb, came to town
to celebrate his 35th birthday. Got
, St. Paul, Minn. Family of C. F.
Lundquist, farmer, have been drink
ing milk of rabid cow for month Ani
mal killed herself last night. Had
been bitten by mad dog. Family un
St. Louis. Sun shining on barrel
of whisky caused it to explode, killing
Charles Wild and injuring several
others. Also fired building, burning;