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rant TJ. S. government opening up
mines to supply navy's needs.
Washington. Sec'y. Bryan will
speak Friday at Dairymen's conven
tion, Waterloo, la., at request of Pres.
Wilson: Republican -and Progressive
speakers- scheduled on program.
Berlin. German protected
schooner cruiser Vineta ordered to
join Hertia and proceed to Mexican
Des Moines, la. W. B. Kinnick,
. wealthy Adel farmer, played detec
tive on son's wife. Had her arrested
in apartment of Dr. M. M. Wilson, 50.
Philadelphia. State Federation of
Women's Clubs in convention called
on housewives of country to begin
campaign against "food pools" and
storage house abuses.
Philadelphia. Wm. McCulla, 28,
and Chauffeur Ernest Eisenhart held
responsible for death of unidentified
woman struck by McCulla's auto.
El Paso, Tex. Reported Gen. Joa
quin Maas, Mexican Federal com-mander.-arrested
while attempting to
pass through American territory on
Racine, Wis. Mrs. August Meusel
and daughter run down by car on
Chicago & Milwaukee electric road.
Racine, Wis. Maetin E. Merland,
solicitor for art house, in jail, charg
ed with criminal assault by Mrs. Emil
Fond du Lac, Wis. Man killed by
Soo train identified as Ralph Filli
morc, escaped inmate" of state home
for feeble-minded at Chippewa Falls.
Milwaukee. When Mrs. Hermenia
Docklor complained to Jude Page
that "nobody worked ,but mother,"
judge sentenced her husband and
two grown sons to 60 days on rock
Atlanta, Ga. Julian Hawthorne,
son of Nathaniel Hawthorne, released
from federal penitentiary. Left for
Baltimore. $12,000,000 to bride
groom and $2,000,000 to the bride
said ta be Henry C. Frick's wedding J
present to his son, Childs, who mai
ried Miss Frances Dixon.
Springfield, III. Fire losses in Illi
nois for month of September $1,
124,144. Wilmington, Del. Upton Sinclair
and his second wife received welcome
on return to Arden Colony. Expected
Washington. Sec'y of War Gar
rison working on problem of how
"near beer" sold at army posts can
resemble real article.
Washington. Tracing her import
ed dachshund which had disappeared
to a fashionable apartment house,
Mrs. C. H. Elder found her husband
visiting typist. Had both arrested.
Bellefontaine, O. Weird noises
which issued from cemetery vault
and frightened hundreds caused by
vault echoing notes of phonograph a
half mile away.
MAN AND WIFE DIE IN SUICfDE
PACT IN SHERMAN HOTEL
A suicide pact as a climax of a
wedding anniversary was staged in
the fashionable Hotel Sherman this
As a result Mrs. William C. Ellis
is dqad and her husband is dying at
the Iroquois Memorial Hospital.
When the police broke down the
door of the couple's room the body
of the woman, with her throat cut,
was found lying across the bed. The
man lay on the floor suffering from
three bullet wounds.
The couple came here last night
from Cincinnati, where Ellis is a
member of the firm of Ellis & Co.,
leather manufacturers. Together
with Morris Ebersole, an advertising
man, they attended a performance of
the "Road to Happiness."
This morning Ellis called up Eber
sole. Something in the man's talk
aroused Ebersole and he notified the
Ellis revived consciousness long
enough to inform the police it was a