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DEMONSTRAf ES HOW WALE CAN
Dr. Jacques Loeb of the Rockefel
ler Institute of Medical Research,
New York, yesterday afternoon dem
onstrated before a meeting of the
Sigma Xi honorary scientific frater
nity how the male can be eliminated
in the process of reproducing life in
its .lower stages. He exhibited speci
mens of tadpoles propogated by pro
cess known as "artificial partheo
genesis." It consists of treating the
egg taken from the female tadpole
with a weak acid, and, when the cell
has undergone a chemical change,
placing it in a liquid known as hip
Dr. Loeb said that he had per
formed the same experiment with-
the egg of the sea-urchin, and that he
believed it may be applied successful
ly, at no distant date, to all animal
BITS OF NEWS
Murad Bey Donek, 846 E. 43d st.,
fined $200 for kissing Tillie Bennich,
15, 4951 Prairie av.
Dr. V. A. Moore of N. Y. urges
state and municipal meat inspection.
Claim there is no greater-public sani
John Robinson, negro, 3626 S.
State St., dfed at Provident Hospital.
Accidentall yshot by wife.
Carmen Buerauri, 3, 503 S. Peoria
St., died at Mary Thompson Hospital.
Sub-committee recommends en
largement of subway scheme. Want
Wm. C. Ellis of Cincinnati, indicted
for murder bf wife in Chicago hotel
last October, was arraigned before
Judge Brentano in Criminal Court
here today. Ellis pleaded not guilty.
WOMAN GIVES HUNTERS A TIP
Mt. Carmel, III., Dec. 3. Southern
Illinois hunters today gave a woman
credit for tipping them off to a ruse
by which to evade the game law.
She -was standing in front of the
depot here holding a big black muff,
when a game 'warden appeared with
a hound. The dog sniffed and then
leaped at the muff. The gallant war
den quieted the dog and assured the
young woman she would not be
"Perhaps there is something in the
muff the dog wants," he ventured.
"Yes, I have a couple quails I am
taking to a sick friend in St. Louis,"
"O-oh," said the warden but he
didn't arrest her.
Scrantosn, Pa. Edward O'Brien,
Los Angeles, Cal., attempted suicide.
May die. Insomnia.
Peoria, III. Eddie Mack, 14, con
fessed he slew hunting companion,
Clancy McCormick, 16, Nov. 29, then
fled from scene.
St. Louis. Body of Miss Emma
Dane, 55, domestic, found in room
New Orleans. Mrs. Missouri Kra
mer, 60, daughter of ex-governor of
Wyoming, widow of U. S. army of
ficer, found dead in her hermit's
Fort Worth, Tex. Girl telephone
operators refused to leave switch
boards until 100 residents had been
warned of onrushfng floods, which
swept five persons to death.
Grand Haven, Mich. Geo. Clip
pert, 35, train dispatcher, arrested
in connection with attempted mur
der of Hazel Payne, IT, found bound
to Grand Trunk railroad tracks few
hours after unsuccessful criminal
UDper Sandusky; O. Mrs. Harry
R. Weaver, 19, bride of five days, shot
ben in head once, three times over"
heart and drank pint of lye. Now
wants to live. Will die.
Dallas, Tex. Water ten feet deep
in streets of East Waco. Brazos river
at 38-foot stage, highest ever known.