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AGED "EMPIRE .BUILDER" . READ
. London, Jan. 21. Baron jatrath
cona, accredited with haying;-contributed
largely to the development
of Canada and called, in England an
"empire builder," died this morning.
The baron is. 93 years old. .
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IT'S THE DEFENSE'S TURN.
Mayor Harrison,.PeterBartzen, Ice
land S. Rap'p and Police Lieu -Michael
Gallery- will probably be called as
witnesses, today in defense',o'f the
fo.ur.men now on trial in the: alleged
vote iraud cases.
John P. Tyrell, a handwriting ex
pert, who testified.' that ballots-'were
tampered with,, was the. fast witness
for the state. " "
TEACHERS, MAY GET RAISE
Grae school teachers m'ay.'get a
raisejt)y; the passage. of .the -.new
budget now being prepared'. by the
finance committee of ? the Bd.ard of
The . maximum, salary for - grade
teachers.; is increased from $1,300 to
$1,30.0 a year. ' All high school teach
ers will worker hours a day arid will
receive increase of 10 per cent..
TO HAVE HIS KIDNEYS WASHED
MAY SAVE HIS LIFE f
Thomas W. Evans, a graduate. ofj
the Mallory Bible Institute, who swal
lowed Sy2 bichloride of mercury tab-j
lets by mistake, today gave his physi-
cian permission to .remove and wash;
his kidneys, an operation that recent-i
ly met with success on the Paciflct
"If it doesn't save me, the opera-)
tion at least will benefit humanity,"',
CITIES QUARANTINED AGAINST'
TOLEDO, O. SMALLPOX ?
Cincinnati, O., Jan. 21. This cityi
has been added to the list of places
quarantined against Toledo, Ohio.f "
where. a smallpox epidemicris said to"
be raging. Physicians have been
stationed at depots to board incom-rf
ing trains and examine all passengers i
arriving from Toledo. Those refus-l
ing to be vaccinated will be kept un,-?!
der medical surveillance. 3
NEW QUARTERSFOR HOSPITALS
Dr. Benjamin P. Lounsberry, oper
ating surgeon at the Monroe Streetl
Hospital, is finally to have his dream;
of moving that corporation-controlled
institution to new and sanitary.''
It is announced that the-new buildo
ing on Jackson boulevard will be?
ready for occupancy about Feb. 1.
Dr. Lounsberry, according to the pa
tients at the hospital, which was re-1
cently the scene of a cripple's battle?,
with a rat, is the one' bright spot atrf
the hospital. i
His kindness has been shown ont
several occasions to patients sent tov
the hospital -byiSears-Roebuck, thea
St. Paul RailroalMhe Chicago & Al
ton and other corporations. p.
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MRS. ROBINS TO SPEAK ,a
Mrs. Raymond Robins will addresso
a meeting of milliners, held by theti
Women's Trade Union League, Jan.
22, at 6 p. ni., at room 609, 166 W;
Washington street . . li