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Indianapolis. Miss Mary Elizabeth
Howe, daughtervof President of But
ler College, suicided. Overwork.
Cleveland Forest "Yoho returned
home to find house ransacked and
strange woman under bed. Said she
got in by mistake and burglars broke
Portland, Ore. Capt. John Berry,
pilot of missing'balloon "Million Pop
ulation Club," and his aide at Beaver
New York. Theodore Roosevelt,
HI., first grandson of Col. Roosevelt,
born to Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Roose
velt, Jr., yesterday.
Red Bluff, Cal. Hiram, Blodgett
and Hugh Addison believed dead re
sult of explosion Mount 'Lassen's
crater Saturday. 5
Philadelphia. Dr. Anna Shaw,
Pres. Natl Woman's Suffrage Ass'n,
says marriage ceremony has outlived
its usefulnesSi Would have different
service for each marriage.
Boston. Thos. W. Lawson's house.,
entered by thieves. Scared away
Toledo-. Michael Raditz, keeper
Walbridge Park Zoo, killed by ele
Columbus. Unknown man given
shelter by "Wm. Giberson assaulted
Beatrice Giberson, 7.
Washington. Greatest armada
ever gathered under .steam will sail
for Panama from Hampton Roads
March 5 next
Logan, O. Five trainmen killed
and twenty persons injured when two
Hocking Valley passenger trains col
Washington. Five per cent ad
vance freight rate decision will prob
ably beha'nded.down early. this week
by Interstate Commerce Commission.
Hammondsport, N. Y. Lieut. John
Cyril Porte, British' navy, -will attempt
to cross Atlantic in biplane.
Louisville, Ky. Cyclone caused
much damage in northern part of
.Tennessee and Kentucky.
Peking "Forbidden cRy" thrown
open, to visitors at 25 cents a head.
Proceeds to be devoted to national
BABfES SOLD FOR SUMS
MONEY IS REPORT
Babies were sold from $25 to 75 a
head at the Oak Park baby farm, ac
cording to Juvenile officers who made
The, farm," located at 425 Maple
street, was raided after Kate Klipp, an
amateur detective, had exposed the
place. Mrs. Lois E. Kennedy, said to
be the keeper, is now in jail, charged
with contributing to the delinquency
of several children.
Fifteen babies were found at the
farm-, one suffering with diphtheria.
Dr. Albert P. Storke, Oak Park
Board of Health, who has taken
charge of the farm following the ar
rest of Mrs. Kennedy, issued the fol
"Prom information brought to me
Mrs. Kennedy has been doing a reg
ular business in the sale of babies, fs
number of babies, of course, were
brought to the 'farm' to be taken care
of, but others, mostly waifs, were
brought with the understanding that
they might be disposed of. "
s "I am told that when prospective
baby purchasers called Ms. Kennedy
would line up the babies she had in
" 'Here's a pretty fair one for $25,''
she would sayr 'This one, however,
is better and sells for $50. If you want
a really excellent baby, take that one
in-t&e corner. I wouldn't ordinarily
sell him for less than $100, but I'll
make it $75 to you. Take your
The' names of the babies at the
"farm" are Alice Kern, Eleanor Chat
field, May Murray, "Baby", Warner,
Joseph De Falco, Frank De Falco,
Arthur Hayes, John Gustavson, Rob
ert Silyerberg, Thomas Klein, Alfred
Data, Francis Ryan, Frank Keene,
Frederick Hanson. The baby, taken
to the hospital was George Raympad