Centeiiiiiar Exposition to open. Of
the 103 persons advertised on the
program only one appeared. Au
dience demanded money back. Jan
itors put lights out.
Jacob Small, 1359-Waller St., un
conscious from dementia, refused ad
mission to County and Detention
John Bowes, 15, 3601 Lowe av.,
died playing football. Doctor says
heart trouble. Parents demand in
vestigation. Suffrage leaders leave for national
convention at Washington. Special
train. To hold meetings on way.
Albert Dwall, 9, 1624 WT 18th -St.,
drowned in Chicago river.
Frank Rowley, formerly editor Chi
cago Chronicle, 840 Lakeside pi.
Died. Apoplectic stroke.
Slav congress at work. Chicago
delegates represent 700,000 Slovaks.
Wm. Slater, Bristol, Pa., arrested at
120 W. Superior st. Had bundle of
$200 in clothing and jewelry.
Fred F. Schinzke, farmer, Mishaw
" aka, Ind., robbed of $240.
Harry Wood, 617 S. Wood st.; Chas.
Whaley, 4844 Elmwood av., and Geo.
Carroll, 1820 W. Madison St., robbed.
D. T. Donovan, ticket agent 12th
st station, South Side "L," saved $45
by switching off light when negro
pointed revolver through grating.
Mrs. Theresa Foster, 38, 2007
Sedgwick St., fatally injured. Struck
by Saratoga Laundry Co. auto truck.
Claimed no lights were on.
Albert Benson, Chicago Railways
Co. employe, found dead in North
Side gutter. Cut over eye.
Alfonso Wiengerskie, athletic di
rector Illinois A. C, sued for divorce.
Wife claims cruelty.
Michael Walschik, 4359 Si Pulaski
av., shot through left hand by An
drew Kiskosky, 4426 S. Wood st.
"Are you a good judge of horse
flesh?" inquired a gentleman of a
lady who was paying her first visit to
a horse-show. "Oh, I should say not;
I nevet tasted any!" she replied.
BY THE WAY
AfterMearning that the new Na
tional League leader will be a Tener,
we are just foolish enough to remark
that there will also be four bases.
Gosh, that'd make a bum quintet.
A nurse advertising in th'e Windsor,
Ont, Record, says: "Male Nurse
Will take any disease. 'Phone 2406."
That's what we call obliging.
A Massachusetts hunter has shot a
white deer. That is quite out of the
ordinary. The rule is for a hunter to
shoot a brown-coated guide.
Statistics prove that the hens are
laying 17.7 dozens of eggs per capita
of our population right along!
San Diego, Cal., has become so
peaceful that the cops are now ar
resting dogs to keep in practice.
They've got one in jail for the slaying
of a woman and another for disturb
ing the peace.
Drink is the most paradoxical thing
in the world. Those who are most
devoted to it are always trying to put
Too much racket over that Balti
more doctor's announcement that he
is to marry a lady whom he has never
seen! Has the lady ever seen a Bal
timore doctor? That's an issue worth
tearing your female tresses over.
FEDERALS ATTEMPT RESCUE OF.
WIFE OF PROMINENT OFFICER
Mexico City, Nov. 28. There is
considerable excitement over at
tempts of. federal troops to rescue the
kidnaped wife of a prominent army
officer who is- held captive by the
Zapatistas to the south and who is
declared to be the object of indescrib
able excesses. Rebels have sent sev
eral messages reading: "We are
heaping indignities upon her. Come
and get her.'
American cotton will soon be al
lowed" to enter Mexico free of dutyk
in order to maintain the mills. The
Mexican cotton district around Tor--reon
is in the hands of the rebels.
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