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TELEGRAPH BRIEFS .
New Yorks Thomas A. Edison
'forbidden iy physician to. ever take
another vacation. Two 'weeks' rest
fagged him out.
Meriden, N. H Miss Eleanor Wil
son, daughter of president, made
debut as actress in play "Sanctuary,"
President and Mrs. Wilson In au
dience. Paris. Wife of Dr. John S. Mur
phy, Chieago, awarded first place as
wearer of smartest dress in competi
New York. Rev. A. W Wlllever
invited all motherB In his church to
bring children to services and estab
lish nursery in basement.
San Jose, Gal. Wright Keebel,
Tennessee.awoke from 40-day nap
which puzzled medical profession.
Philadelphia. Twelve relatives
from "back home" came to live with
Patrolman Michael Puguflky when
they heard policemen are wealthy
- London. Mme. Deschamps, 82,
plays golf and lawn tennis every fair
Flint, Mich. 2,000 society people
tangoed on pavement on One of city's
streets last night for several Hours In
interest of diarity.
Buffalo, N. Y. Ten metv -badly
burned, two fataily, lh-explosibn that
wrecked.plant of Clover LeaiMilling
Co. Loss $260,000.
Pekin. Chinese government will
apologize to Japan, soldiers xwhb at
tacked Japanese in Nanking outrages
will be individually punished and
families of Japanese victims will be
Des Moines, la. Wfn.' Powers and
wife, formerly Miss Margaret Fisher
rich society girl of Superior-, Wis., ar
rested charged with passing worth
less checks ott merchants.
f LaCrosse, Wis. Pran of fifty con
victs to escape prevented when
Sheriff Weber was tipped off bv
prisoner released today.
Keokuk, la. rFire starting from
dust explosion in grading' room .of
Purity Oats Co. plant caused loss of
' Springfield, III. Charlie Banks,
negro, assaulted Teresa Akins, 10, as
she returned from school. Arrested.
Child in serious condition. Police
guarding negro fearing repetition of
riot of 1908, when several negroes
and white men were killed.
St Louts, Mo. Rev. Henry J. Mes
sing, rabbi ememuB of United .He
brew Temple, dSad of injuries re
ceived from fall down stairs. " t
New York Funeral of late Mayort
Gaynor will be held from Old Trin-'
ity Church Sept 22.
Lansing, Mich. Gov. Ferris will'
make another attempt to settle strike
of 15000 copper miners in Calumet
Desalt, Mich. Earl Jones, Indian-,
apolifi composer of song "That Old
Girl Of Mine," dead. Typhoid.
Denver. Theodore Roosevelt will
personally aid Judge Ben M. Lindsey
in battle to retain seat on bench.
St. Louis, Wife of Rev. Oscar V.
Junck, dressed aa boy and smoking
cigarette, "arrested. Said she did it
for protection while on missionary
work with husband.
ThlE THAW-JEROME BATTLE '
Colebrook,. N. Hir Sept. 13. The
Thaw forces are quite excited over
a rumor that Jerome fs ready for a
wild automobile dash to New York
with the fugitive madman the mo-1
ment GoV. Falker signs the papers.
The same game of bluff is being
played here that characterized the
cdse since Thaw was apprehended
in Canada. Neither side has at any.
time done the things they said they
would do and every chapter in the
case has been unexpected.
Gov. Felker has announced that hec
will not Bign extradition papers with
out giving Thaw's attorneys a chance
to present their case and the fugV
Jtive will be taken into court today.