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BITS OF NEWS FROM ALL OVER
Peoria. Ella Holbridge, inmate of
State Insane Asylum since 1902 es
caped and walked., into embers of
ruins of factory fire. Burned to death.
Pontiac, III. State veterinarian
placed several farms near Hazon un
der quarantine and ordered several
diseased horses shot. Affected with
Rock Island, III. Modern Wood
men of America voted no change in
Quincy, til. Entire block in busi
ness section burned down. 42 horses
burned to death in Osgood livery sta
ble where fire started. $150,000 loss.
Peoria, III. Edward Carlson, 20,
arrested charged with sending threat
ening and obscene letters to Hazel
Champaign, III. W. B. Howley,
veterinary surgeon, suicided rather
than go to jail on charge of wrong
ing 13-year-old daughter of John
Mock, a farmer.
Sullivan, Ind. 50 miners searched
all night for Ruth Mahay, 3. Found
in morning asleep with pet dog
Atlantic City, N. J. Miss Veronica
Bishop, New York, who asserted she
was fiancee of Louis E. Larocque who
committed suicide by leaping into
Long Island Sound Aug. 5, ended her
life with gas.
St. Louis, Mo.-Alames R. . Lucas,
wealthy grain broker, found dead
with bullet hole in right temple on
local 'Frisco train. Believed murder.
Carmi, III. George Creighton, 12,
Chicago, and Ch'arles Spooner, 13,
Dexter, arrested charged with rob
bing postoffice at Calvin.
Lansing, Mich. Van Motor Car
Co., Chicago; Kerr-Murray Mfgfl Co.,
Ft. Wayne, Ind., and three other for
eign concerns forbidden to do busi
ness in Michigan. Failed to file an
Parkersburg, W. Va. Henry Phil
lips, wealthy oil operator, in fit of
jealousy cut off wife's beautiful hair.
New York. Mrs. Louisa Menzel
remained indoors 25 years to guard
her savings. Died without revealing
hiding place of treasure.
New York. Frederic Van Renns
salear Day, author of Nick Carter
detective stories, arrested in Denver
for impersonating one of his heroes.
Saranac Lake, N. Y. Boat in
which Dr. Van Reimpst was fishing
capsized. The physician's feet be
came entangled in line. Fish pulled
him down. He drowned.
New York. Smoking on way to
their marriage and stealing $500 ring'
caused Mrs. Louisa Garland, widow,
to jilt fiance.
Washington. Cane sent to Presi
dent Wilson, carved with scriptural
quotations, will replace Teddy's "Big
-Paris. Murza Hadi, Persian stamo
collector, gave his wife her liberty,
$4,000 and their two children in re
turn for restoration of his stamps
which she stole.
Berlin. Klingenberg became so
prosperous that each of her 2,000
taxpayers were given $100 from
municipal surplus and absolved from
taxation for one year.
St. Petersburgh. Russian govern
ment trying out new aeroplane with
transparent wings like insect. Invisi
ble 1,000 feet from ground.
Berlin. International Athletic
Federation, formed to place athletic
rules and procedure on international
basis, appointed James B. Sullivan,
sec'y Amateur Athletic Union of U. S.,
as chairman of committee to com
pile world's records.
A free telephone office for the use
of pilots and ships officers has been'
opened on Platte Fougere, the unat
tended lighthouse guarding the rocky
approach to St Peter Port, Guern
sey. The instrument, which calls up
Guernsey, is gained by climbing a