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ly threatened to kill self. Pulled trig-
Palace Hotel, Clark and Grand ji v.,
', going. -Old theatrical headquarters
- to make way for modern building.
- 1,000 saJoonsiown state closed to
day. Many put outhy women's vote.
- Thelma Keith, 16-year-old daugh
ter of Walter Paul slayer, told of
father's dream at trial.
Mrs. Augusta Goodman, 72, 3307
S. Seeley av., killed by auto at Archer
and Robey sts. Edward Falkner held.
.Auto driven by L. W. Weller struck
bystreet car. Overturned. Hazel
, Weller, 14, 2245 McLean av., injured.
' Percival Coubourn, 6336 Drexel
4tv., struck by auto. Leg fractured.
Indictment of Henry El rich on yote
-- fraHd charge attacked. Judge Poell
to decidevalidity. Prosecution claims
, marked ballots for McCormick and
Bartzen were counted.
County asked to furnish cash for
j South Chicago Hospital. Plan would
preyent long ride to County Hospital.
Life imprisonment for "white slav-
fers" advocated by M. S. McMuIlen,
-secretary of American Bureau for
.Case against -John Leski dismissed.
Was held for alleged robbery.
Mrs. Catherine Fish, 530 S. State
st, snatched from beneath feet of
frightened horses. John W. Barker,
..driver of wagon, arrested.
Wagon containing 9,000 eggs up--'set,
Morris Elboom, 929,Lafln st,
"driver, received egg bath.
Officials of Aurora, Elgin & Chi-
cago Electric Railway fined $500 for
s&ling "booze" on trains.
200 unemployed forced to seek
Shelter at Desplaines street station
. Municipal lodging house crowded.
Missing John A. Lucas, 922 Air
iree a?., home. Weht to Milwaukee
Highest bid for city's waste $70
a ton. Municipal garbage plant 'will
turn out 130 tons a day.
Miss Mildred Hawley fiance oft
Guy Saubey, wants part of $2,060 in
snrance. Claims he promised to
make her beneficiary before he- was
$160,500 estate of James C.-Brooks
gues w iuuiuy.
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DENIES FUNSTON REPORTED
Washington, May 8. Following a
conference with President Wilson,
Secretary Tumulty today emphat-.
icalty denied that General Funston
had reported that a critical state of -affairs
existed at Vera Cruz. Tu-
"Reports of an attack o nthe Amer
ican forces at Vera Cruz and that a
serous crisis has arisen there are- ut '
terly without foundation. GeneraH H
"Funston has reported to Secretary
Garrison stories brought to him by"
refugees- regarding the conditions in '
Mexico City. They are, however,-' "
merely confirmatory of what -is al
ready known and there is no inten-
tion at this, time of sending any addi
tional forces to Vera Cruz."
Vera Cruz, Consul Canada today ,
received a message from Puerto, 1
Mexico, reporting the safe arrival -there
of the American refugee train
from Mexico City. Among the pas- v
sengers was Dr. Edward W. Ryan,
the physician and agent of the state
department who was recently liberat
ed in Zacatecas at the order of Gen. ""
"Huerta after demands for his release
had been made through the .Brazilian
Washington- That Louis d'Antfn,
hero o.the. American embassy at y
Mexico" City has been in daneg rof
life but that he evidently is still de
fending the American achivee there
.was announced; by Secretary Bryan
today. It was a An tin whb was left
in charge of the embasgy when
Charge O'Shaugnhessy departed.
D'Antin held the embassy againat,
mobs who tried to set Ire to it, ac
cording to the stories of refugee! at
Washington. Despite official de
nials and marked reticence, it waa.
t - -Ji sift "V