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DOINGS OF THE WORLD BOILEP DOWN
Aur6ra, III. Coal City, near Joliet,
in grip of smallpox epidemic. Four
teen cases, mostly coal miners, re
ported. Schools and churches closed.
Community may be quarantined by
Fort Wayne, Ind. Willard Fry
back and Bessie Geary dead, Hazel
Stewart dying, Jack Lindemafl. seri
ously injured. Drink, joy ride, 50
miles an hour, stone' bridge, skid,
auto in ditch. Fryback had wife and
Jackson, Tenn. Train robbers
' who planned to hold up M. & 0. pas
senger train Saturday night still at
large. Officials had been warned, and
15 guards on train opened fire when
hold-ups attempted to board engine.
Men escaped. '
Memphis, Tenn. Ed Baxter early
today killed Henry -Smith and Mrs.
Smith, wife's parents, -and Oscar
Smith, his brother-in-law. Shot them
as they layin bed.. Parents objected,
to Baxtefcoming-to theft- house.
New York. Coney Island closed.
The bark of the. side show booster
and the hotTdog is stilled". I
Baltimore; Four men' hurt in col
lapse, of scaffold used for mixing con
crete in railroad construction.
Constantinople, Three tribes have
risen in Medina, Asiatic Turkey, and
are marching on the city. Railroad
communication cut off.
Washington. Investigation by de
partment of labor" shows cost-of Jiv
ing 60 per cent higher than in. 1900,
three j?er cent higher than a year ago
and 15 per cent higher than two
years ago. Bacon increased in price
128.5 per cent New' tarht.puts, meats
on free lis. ,
Genoa,- Italy. Investigation begun
of alleged irregularities in adminis
tration of army aviation corps. t
El Paso, Tex. Man who says- he
is Robert Fitzsimmons, Jr., son of fa
mous pugilist, blinded by ammonia
thrown My man with whom lie quar
reled. Will lose sight of both eyes.
Chattanooga. Tenn. - "Fortv"sev-
enth annual encampment' of Grand
Army of Republic began today. Thou
sands of veterans quartered" in 'pri
vate homes of ,men they fought hi
Civil War. i
New York. No -new charges will
be preferred, by impeachment com
mittee against Gov. Sulzer. ' He will
be tried on present evidence.
Los Angeles. James F. ,Cook
wealthy resident of Hollywood,, ar
rested in connection with murder of
Frank E. Nelson, machinist. Police
claim Cook was infatuated with Nel
son's wife. "
Birmingham, Ala. R. P. Tallmari
swallowed perfectly good Swiss1
wajtch. Can be heard ticking in his
stomach. Operation may be neces
Cheyenne, Wyo. H.'C. Bracker,
railway brakeman, shot and killed
Mrs. Lottie Tolliver. Then commif
tedj3uicide. Woman refused to many
New York. Daniel R. Reid, Ches
ter, S. C, kissed two strange women
and got away with it Tried to kiss
Policeman Fogarty. Pinched.
Somers Point, N. J. Police search
ing for two richly-dressed women and
man who came here in auto and
abandoned two-weeks-old baby:" '
Boulder, Cof. R. W. Hastings is
living without stomach. Operated
upon for cancer, had stomach re
moved and returned home apparent
ly completely cured.
New York. Henry Foster, 14, and
Hilda Poggie, 16, playing "police
man" and "thief," were first prison
ers in new police station. Imprison
ed themselves accidentally.
Logansport, Ind. Marvin -Brown's
agreement with wife to give her acre
of land each day she" would not nag
him ended in seventy-five days. She
sued for divorce.
Boston. George E. Williams, mil
lionaire, 'by his death, disclosed his
dual life. He had two faniflies liT-
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