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New York. Victor Muravjos and
Mary Bodner arrested in connection
with murder of Ivan Martysewicz,
whose body was found in trunk
dumped on street.
Montreal, Que. Fire in wholesale
district caused $200,000 damage.
Columbus, O. Gov. Cox notified
by Pres. Wilson that Red Cross or
ganization had voted him "gold
medal of merit" for his course in
handling Ohio flood situation last
Toronto. At White River, Ont,
north of Lake Superior, temperature
is from 45 to 50 below zero.
Fort Worth, Tex. Jas. C. Thomp
son arrested, charged with murder
for tieing horse on bridge, causing
wreck of 'Frisco train. Engineer,
fireman and brakeman killed.
Wilmington, Del. Seven sailors of
bark Manga Reva, who mutined
against poor food and abuse, sen
tenced by Federal Judge Bradford to
serve three years and six months in
Atlanta penitentiary and pay fine of
$100 and costs.
Paris. Alfred Geri, Florence
dealer in antiques, asked permission
to sue French government for 10 per
cent of value of picture "Mona Lisa,"
on ground that he discovered the
paining in his city.
New York. Dr. Edward C. Spitz
ka, noted brain specialist and alien
ist, and first physician to declare
Guiteau, Pres. Garfield's assassin,
Thursday Island, Australia. Mme.
Lillian Nordica, American prima
donna, improved. Illness resulted
from being stranded on steamer Tas
mania, aground recently in Gulf of
Washington. Alarmed by 15 per
cent increase in mine fatalities dur
ing 1913, Sec'y of Interior Lane is
working out remedial program.
New. York. Gunboat Smith will
marry Miss Helen Remily, pianist and
artist's model, Jan. 17.
Washington. Senate passed Gore
resolution directing investigation as
to feasibility of government owning
Oklahoma oil lands and constructing
oil pipe line from Oklahoma fields to
New York. Federal Judge Hough
refused to appoint receivers for Hen
ry Siegel & Co., bankers, thus tem
porarily blocking attempt of deposit
ors to have Siegel and Frank E. Vo
gel examined as to assets and hand
ling of bank funds.
Washington. Rep Hardy, Texas,
introduced resolution that thanks of
Congress be given Capt Paul H. Krei
bohm of lined' Kroonland for his res
cue of 89 persons from steamer Vol
turno last October.
Springfield, III. Dr. John R. Rob
inson, Progressive, Chicago, elected
president state board of health.
St. Louis, Mo. Because stocks he
sold made good, A. B. Donaldson,
broker, has been paroled from Ches
ter, HI., penitentiary, where he was
serving 3 years on charge of having
sold worthless mining stocks to Mrs.
Belle Ridgely, Assumption, 111.
AVERAGE YEAR WAGE, $736.06
Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 14. Wages
of $737.06 a year average for each of
the 21,663 coal mine employes in In
diana reported in annual summary of
coal production for 1913. Number of
tons of coal produced, 17,246,565,
second largest production in history
of state, despite considerable shut
ting down of mines for a variety of
reasons. Labor cost per ton of coal,
FEDERAL RESERVE FOR 20
Twenty Chicago national banks,
with capital, surplus and undivided
profits aggregating $80,000,000, voted
in annual meetings to join the federal
Many state banks held annual
meetings, but took advantage of their
rights to delay decision regarding the