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Vancouver,. C. Jack Kong, 17,
Chinese servant in home of Charles
Millard, Canadian Pacific ticket
agent, confessed to murder of Mrs.
Millard who disappeared week ago.
Rice Lake, Wis. Mrs. Margaret
Demers died at age of 97. Mother of
12 children and outlived them all.
New York. Five men seriously in
jured, three probably fatally, when
steel column weighing between 20
and 40 tons fell while being hoisted
into place in New Equitable building.
London. 400,000 unionists and
union sympathizers listened to
speeches delivered by 50 leaders pro
testing against coercion of Ulster into
acceptance of Home Rule bill.
San Antonio, Tex. Alonzo Zuniga
killed his wife, fatally wounded his
mother-in-law and suicided because
wife visited parents when he request
ed her not to do so.
Ferryville, Wis. Skeleton of young
white woman uncovered by work
men digging for foundation of Bur
lington railroad water tank.
Dallas, Tex. After investigation
into alleged "confession" of Mead
Barr, inmate of Indiana Reformatory,
that he was slayer of Florence
Brown, local officials sent prisoner
back to Indiana. Story, not credited.
Boston. Three burglars blew open
safe in store of Timothy Smith and
escaped with property worth several
thousand dollars . after gagging
Indianapolis. Brighton ' Beach
roadhouse raided Sunday, 28 ar
rested. THE EARLY BIRD .
"Did you come out well on Christ
mas, Willie?" asked, the Sunday
"Yes.m, I got more than any of my
brothers and sisters," replied Willie
"Indeed? How did that happen?"
"I got up two hours before they
CITY EMPLOYES FORCED TO
BUY H. H BALL TICKETS
City employes, are railing against
the city administration for being
forced" to dispose of tickets to the
Hearst-Harrison Democracy annual
ball which is slated for April 16 at
the Hotel LaSalle.
Today the city employes are fork
ing over $2 a throw to a man sta
tioned in the mayor's outer office in
exchange for a piece of pasteboard
labeled "admit one."
Last week, it is said, each police
captain was called to the mayor's of
fice and asked to take $200 worth of
tickets. Contractors who do busi
ness with the administration are be
ing asked to take $500 and $1,000
worth of tickets, it is reported.
The money will be used' to boost
the campaigns of Andy Lawrence's
county candidates next fall.
"AUTO MYSTERY" GIRL SUICIDES
f Mayme Connors, the girl who was
found unconscious in a South Side
street a month ago and told a story
of being thrown from au auto, ended
her life yesterday by firingja bullet
into her brain in the homfe of Mrs.
P. T. Kiley, 1413 Austin avenue.
No reason for the young girl's ac
tion is given. She left no note. Mrs.
Kiley said. .the girl came, home about
6 o'clock yesterday. A short time later
she killed herself.
At the1 time of auto episode a
month ago the girl accused "Wm.
Cody, a chauffeur. He satisfied the
police he was innocent. The girl dis
appeared afc that' time.
She was a sister of -"Ice! Wagon"
Connors and. "Eddie" Connors, police
I suppose that my heart should be
joyous and light,
And I should be deep in- a trance;
For Molly said, "Yes," at the party
1 But you see all tasked was
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