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' TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Springfield, III. Petition of Chi
cago City Railways Co., asking ap
proval of 33,000,000 negotiable ecu
s' pbn bond issue to take up mortgage
bonds, received by public utilities
". (f Racine, Wis. Frank Chumicek, 10,
' attacked by geese. Convulsions.
Ss Fort Worth, Tex. Fed. Judge E. R.
MeeK grantea application lor neanng
on writ of habeas corpus to release
8,000 Mexicans at Port Bliss.
Oskaloosa, la. Carl C. Deweese,
farmer, dead. Brother Isaac jailed.
Charged with hitting him on head
Indianapolis. Petition presented
to state board of pardons asKing pur
don of Silas Adams. Sentenced in
1912 to serve 2 to 14 years for white
capping. New York. "But I made $25," said
"C. E. Cashmore when Justice Ford
-reproved him for being late as juror.
"Fined $25," said judge.
..New York. Taxpayers Associa
tion at Coney Island moving to have
pretty swimmers go straight into
water. No more bathing suit parades.
Washington. In special message
to Congress Pres. Wilson urged ap
propriation of $100,000 for U. S. par
ticipation in exposition to be held iu
New York-, Ignazio'derMaggib, 30,
alias de- Mattes, barber-banker, ar
rested . with Mrs. Angelihaf dassare,
who was accompanied by her 3 small
children, whilee theweip attempf
ing to take passage to South America.
Mooretown, N. JRear Admiral
James William Thompson,-aU ;S. N.
retired, veteran of civil arid Spanish
Paris.--Southwestern Europe was
swept by terrific storm which para
lysed teelgraphic communication.
New York. Baroness Nona Reinc
' ke, wife of W. T. Reincke, ex-German
consul at Boston, discharged on
charge of shoplifting.
SEARCH FOR SIX IN THE RUINS
OF WALL CRASH ,
St. Louis, March 18. Search for
six persons missing and supposed to
be under the wreckage of the St.
Louis Seed Company building was re
sumed today. Three men and one
woman are known to have lost their
lives when the west wall of the Mis
souri Athletic Club crashed down up
on the seed shop, burying a score or
more persons beneath the ruins.
Twelve persons are known to have
The dead are William Davidson, a
laborer for the Wiemmer Construc
tion Co.; C. L. Gryd'er, a carpenter;
an unidentified woman, unidentified
man and an unidentified laborer.
The wall crashed almost without
warning at 2 o'clock yesterday. In
the seed store salesgirls, stenograph
ers, bookkeepers and laborers were
cought under the ruins, and ambu
lances immediately summoned took
four injured out in a few minutes, but
the work of rescuing others caught
under heavy elevator machinery was
slow and it is not believed that every
one is yet accounted for.
BOLD BANDIT STICKS UP BRIGGS
HOUSE ONE SHOT
A lone, bandit entered the Briggs
House shortly after 2 o'clock this
morning, robbed the cash box of
$150, tried to rob the safe and, after
being foiled, shot down William
Strumer, the assistant manager, and
Strumer was talking to Philip D.
Greenwood, the night clerk, when
the bandit entered. The intruder or
dered them to throw up their hands.
Then he grabbed the cash box. Wal
ton McClure, a bellboy, saved .the
safe by delaying the banuit's game
The bandit took fright at the en
trance of two people and ran out
firing shots at Sturmer. Outside the
bandit leaped into an auto and es
caped. 'Strumer will recover.