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lng class by keeping them in asbestos-lined
, New York. Mrs. Deborah Van
Jess, 92, brought suit against estate
of former husband for"$2l,600, being
New York. Took eight policemen
to arrest Fred Melscher on charge of
hurling flatiron' through window.
Melscher weighs 300 pounds.
I "Liverpool. By reversing her en
gines, White Star liner Teutonic
saved herself from collision with huge
, Paris. Vienne, fight promotor of
France, referring .to Jack Johnson,
says negro fighters are not wanted
St. Louis. Two empty bags found
supposed to have contained dimes
made at branch mint at Denver", Col.
U."S. secret service investigating.
Washington. Kenyon "red light"
bill passed providing for permanent
closing of .all houses of prostitution
in District of Columbia.
Elkins, Va. Katharine Elkins,
daughter of late Senator Elkins, mar
ried to Billy Hitt.
Washington'. One million dollars
asked to be appropriated by federal
government to eradicate hog cholera
in resolution by Sen. Kenyon.
.Washington. Senators Borah and
Kenyon 'introduced joint resolution
proposing to abolish ancient custom
of donating year's salary "to widows
Bellefontaine, O. Union men
threaten to strike when piece work
system is installed in shops of Big
Four Railway Co.
Milwaukee. 10,000 people will
participate in celebration of "German
Day" anniversary of arrival of first
German immigrants in U. S.
Stockton, ,Cal. Poker game in Ex
change saloon raided by masked rob
bers who held unbeatable hand of
foijr black revolvers. Scooped $1,000
and diamond phis worth $1,200. Es
caped. r' New York. Richard Butler, ex
assemblyman", jointly indicted with
four conspirators charged with aiding-Thaw
to escape from Matteawan,
surrendered to district attorney's of
fice Middletown, N. Y. Following dis
missal of indictment charging him
with murder of his client, Mrs. Rosa
Menchik Szabo, Burton W. Gibson,
N. Y. lawyer, rearrested on forgery
indictment connected with estate ad
ministration. Springfield, III. Governor Dunne
proclaimed Thursday, Nov. 2,7, as
ThanksgivingMDay for people of Illi
nois. Des Moines, la, Dr. Harold Simp
son arrested in California, charged
with trying to swindle street car
company out of $5,000 for alleged
damages to his wife in an accident."
THE "RITUAL MURDER" CASE
Kiev, Russia, Oct. 28. The testi
mony of Pranditis, the monk at the
trial of Mendel Beilis, the Jew, to the
effect that the Catholic Church be
lieved ritual murders were" practiced
by Jews and that the refutations of
Pope Innocent IV. and Cardinal
Ganganelli, made in 1247 andl75g,
respectively, were forgeries, Cardinal
Merry del Val, papal secretary of-the
state of Rome, declared that the
Catholic Church never believed ru
mors of Jewish blood sacrifice, and
that the documents in question are
The greater part of today's session
was consumed in reading depositions
and minutes of the preliminary hear
ing. The deposition of the Archi
mandrite, Ambrosiqs, of the, Ortho
dox Church, set forth many hearsay
cases ofjritual murder," but failedlto
cite any actual occurrences.
London. Stirred by the Beilis trial
at Kiev, there -was a near massacre
at Lodz, Russia,' according to dis
patch to the Evening Standard.
Drunken military recruits attacked
the Jewish quarter of the town, in
juring many men, women and chil
dren. Two soldiers -were fatally
'stabbed. Forty arrests were made.
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