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WHAT HAPPENED OUTSIDE CHICAGO
Topeka, Kas. F. D. Coburn, Sec'y
State Board of Agriculture, refused
nomination for governor of Kansas
on Progressive ticket with all ex
penses paid and work of campaign to
be done by others
Washington. National death rate
for 1913 was 13.8. 1912 it was I3.b
Sanborn, la. Fire destroyed six
business houses with loss of $30,000.
Champaign, III. Suit for $10,000
damages for dismissal from univer
sity of Illinois in Circuit Court by
Marie Zebach, Peru, for alleged
scholastic deficiencies. These are
Madison, Wis. Commercial con
cerns not permitted to accept wages
of employes as a bank, even though
they promise definite rate of interest
London. Charged with attempting
to blackmail Princess Victor of Thurn
and Taxis, formerly Mrs. Fitzgerald,
TJniontown, Pa., J. H. Maur arrested.
Johanisthal. New world's record
for altitude with passengers estab
lished at Aerodrome by . Robert
Thalen, German aviator. Biplane as
cended 9,270 feet with four persons.
Hamburg. Laborer named Cra
zinski murdered his three Children,
hacking them to pieces with hatchet,
then suicided by hanging.
Springfield, III. Anxiety over in
crease of smallpox in Illinois in last
six months caused Board of Health
to warn local health, authorities to
rigidly enforce quarantine regula
tions. Peoria, IN. Wm. -E. Phelps, ex
consul in St. Petersburg, Russia, died
Sunday. Buried today.
Alton, III. Breakdowns at city
water plant cut off city's, supply.
Without fire protection.
Panama. Col. Ceo. W. Coethals,
who on April lywill become first gov
ernor of Panama Canal zone, sails for
New York today.
McCook, Neb. Conductor Claude
Ward run over by engine in Hold
redge yards. Dead
New Orleans. Mexican gunboat
Zaragoza arrived here supposedly
after cargo of arms for Huerta's
army. Not recognized officially.
London. Seven suffragets sen
tenced to jail because they refused to
arrange cash bonds pledging good
Washington. -Draft of new bill
providing for direct nomination of
candidates for president and vice-,
president at special primary elections
approved by president
Philadelphia. Deadlock between
bituminos coal miners of Western
Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois and In
diana and United Mine Workers over
latter's demands for increase in
Washington. Bombardment of
Esmeraldine, Ecuador, continues by
federals. Revolutionists have held
town for about a month.
Saginaw, Mich. Railroad com-
pany held responsible for failure to
give specific orders to crew of work,
train wrecked on Bay City division
of Grand Trunk last Friday when 3
men were killed and 8 injured.
Greensfield, Ind. James Gorman
acquitted of charge of murdering
John Brogan in Indianapolis during
street .car strike.
Washington Potomac and her
crew, ice-bound in Bay of Island, safe
according to official wireless reports.
Detroit, .Mich. Baldy" Jack-
Ryan, millionaire gambler and turf
man, whose palatial gambling club,
"The Pelican," was raided, surrend
ered to police. Not arrested.
San Diego, Cal. Peter P. Hansen,
ex-sec'y of state of Minnesota, dead.
Washington.-rSec y of State Bryan
preached "peace sermon" to House
foreign affairs committee. Advocat
ed spending money on anything that
will focus public attentio non peace
rather than on war.
Washington. Dep't of Agriculture
issued order permitting importation
of Irish potatoes from Chihualnia