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rested, three of them declared to be
We grow hysterical over the ba-
barism committed in, other countries,
but when an atrocity like this takes
place in a flower state of our "civil
ized" country, we-seem unmoved. I
Washington. Henry M. Pindell,
Peoria, 111., editor, confirmed by Sen
ate as ambassador to Russia,
New Haven, Conn. Chas. HMur
ray, brakeman New York, New
Haven & Hartford White Mountain
Express, wrecked at North Haven,
killing 21 persons, sentenced to one
year in jail.
Gulfport, Miss. J. T. M. Bufnsine,
Louisville, Ky., millionaire, sued
Stella P. Langham, also wealthy, for
divorce, alleging she is habitual
drunkard and cruel to him.
Galesburg, III. Fire destroyed en
tire block in Roseville. $25,000 loss.
Madison, Wis. Result of several
complaints from Milwaukee, railroad
commission ordered investigation of
"nickel first" payment in telephone
"Washington. Pres. Wilson issued
formal executive order establishing
civil government in Panama canal
zone. First step in naming Col. Geo.
Goethals as first governor.
Racine, Wis. Nick Volski, who
came on visit after two years' ab
sence, robbed in saloon of $275.
Slept in tramp house.
Madison, Wis. Technical infrac
tion resulted in forced resignation by
Gov. McGovern of W. L. Essman as
supt. of public property.
Grand Rapids, Mich. Dr. J. N.
Babcock, 36, oculist, committed sui
cide by taking overdose of cocaine,
drug to which he was addicted.
Washington. Brand Whitlock,
minister to Belgium, and- ex-mayor
of Toledo, and Gov. Blease of South
Carolina branded by Rep. Frear of
Wisconsin as men who countenanced
"blind tigers'.' in their official capaci
ties. Rep. Post, Ohio, denied charge.
Mexico City. Gen. Fernando
Gonzales, son of ex-pres. of Mexico,
and five other leaders implicated in
plot against Gen. Huerta, secretly. '
executed, according to report.
Charleroi, Pa. "Thank you, that's
my wife's diamond necklace," said.
Chas. S. Van Voorhis when man ex
hibited" "fool rhinestone dog-collar"
he found in trolley car.
Jerusalem. French bankers have
obtained concession, to equip Jerusa
lem with electric lights and water
works and build car line to Bethle
hem. London. Aeroplanes to carry 11
men mile a minute plan British avia-
tors trying to convince war office is
New York. Climbing fire escape
because she forgot her key, Mrs. Vil-
ma Dolmar fell four stories. Dead.
New York. Because his wife ob
jected to capital punishment, Benj.
R. Royce was excused from jury serv
ing in murder trial.
New York. Metallwunschelruten
fnrsnher Otto Elder von Grav. divin
ing rod expert, here from Germany to
locate radium in Wyoming.
Aurora, III. August Malmgren in- -RPrteri
ad in iocal naner darine no-
ce to arrest him for building house'
wltnout permit, rouna auverusmg
Hammond, Ind. Three highway
men robbed. Chas. O. Thompson of
$30, then shot him in back when he
.yelled for help.
Washington. Bill authorizing
Sec'y of Navy to lease dry docks from
Hunter ship yard at San Francisco at -compensation
not to exceed $50,000
a year passed Senate.
St. Paul, Minn. Willie Wolff, po
lice stool-pigeon and alleged go-between
for police and denizens of red
light district, told on witness stand 7
plan whereby he alleges ex-Chief of
Police Martin Flanagan and Detec
tive Fred Turner extorted $100,000
from resort keepers."