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Berlin, Mich. Fire in pile of waste
paper in basement of school caused
Washington. Sen. J. Ham Lewis,
Illinois, beau brunimel of Senate,
back from Paris, says he only bought
a thirty-cent necktie.
Keokuk, la. Mrs. Mary Katherine
Starr, 67, mother of 9 and grand
mother of 46 children, dead.
Madison, Wis. Widow of saloon
keeper not authorized to conduct sa
loon business under license of deceas
Milwaukee. Novelty store de
stroyed by fire. Loss $25,000.
Milwaukee. Radium institute
with $100,000 worth of radium will
be established this spring, according
to Dr. A. O. Strauss.
Springfield, III. Constitutionality
of Tice hard road law sustained.
Kansas City, Mo. Gaunt, half
starved wolf killed by policeman in
fashionable district here.
Denver. Dis't Judge Butler sen
tenced John R. Dew, impersonator
of Adolphus Busch III, to 1 to 3 years
in penitentiary for obtaining money
under false pretenses.
Havre. French trans-Atlantic
liner Bordeaux badly damaged by fire.
About $20,000 loss. Had discharged
Columbus, O. Harry McGerrian,
25, hotel employe, in critical condi
tion: Claudia Davis, 22, may die, re
sult of shooting fray.
Nice. To be well-dressed, man
must have 4 pairs of evening trous
ers on Riveria. Tailors differentiate
with 1, 2 and 3-braid stripes and no
stripe at all.
London. Bishop of London, criti
cized for remaining single, publicly
explained he was bachelor because he
has always been too busy to marry.
New York. "Never introduce a
bloke to your lady friend," growled
Russell Gair after Arthur Gwynne,
rjch chum, eloped and married Gair's
IN TABLOID FORM
I New York. Washington's brace of
I pisctols which he carried through
! revolution brought $4,000 at auction.
! Bridgeport, Conn. Peter Treat
cranked auto for woman. Arm brok
en in three places. Amputated.
Boston. Convicted of burglary,
August Kaufman said he obtained
expert knowledge of safe-breaking
studying in public library.
New York. "Hagar Revelly," nov
el by D. C. Goodman, acquitted of be
ing naughty by jury after over four
hours' deliberation. '
New York. Tom Sharkey, pugil
ist, in Tombs for running disorderly
house, consoled by reflection he'll get
week's board free. Notoriously
Mexico City. Special tax against
all Catholic churches under consid
eration by Gen Huerta.
Naples. Italian navy will partici
pate in opening of Panama canal.
Philadelphia. 13 widowed moth
ers applied for pensions under the
state law. One said she earns $22 a
month, pays $11 rent and has $11 left
to feed and clothe herself and five
children in month.
Curling, N. F. Short of coal and
caught in ice pack, naval tug Po
tomac sighted five miles west of here
in Bay of Islands.
Lafayette, Ind. Mrs. Emma Bar
ger and son aPul arrested on bench
warrants charging them with mur
der of Monon conductor John C. Bar
ger, June 26.
Washington. Central relief bar
racks or military reformatory insti
tution at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas,
provided in bill passed by senate.
El Paso, Tex. Emilio Garcia, who
says he is one of the lieutenants of
Maximo Castillo, bandit who wreck
ed and burned Great Cumbra tunnel,
then allowed "Mexican Northwestern
passenger train bearing 50 persons to
plunge into it, arrested.
Detroit, Mich. 8 prominent saloon
men and hotel owners must stand