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OUTSIDE NEWS FROM WIRE AND CABLE
Wray, Col. D. C. Funk, contractor
and builder, who shot and fatally
wounded Dr. Earl McGill, says he act
ed to avenge wounded honor and pro
tect his home.
Halifax, N. S. Joseph Stanley Pur
cell, aviator and balloonist, drowned.
Washington. Comptroller of cur
rency issued call for statement from
national banks showing condition at
close of business June 30.
Belfast, Ireland. Ballymenoch
House, famous mansion at Holywood,
burned. Loss will exceed $100,000.
New York. Wm. A. Heitler, New
York's champion rat catcher, dead.
Captured 500,000 rits in 45 years.
Columbia, S. C. Lynching parties
spurred on to capture Floyd McCul
lum by Gov. Blease's offer of $250
for body "dead or alive."
Pittsburgh. Alleged plot to blow
up home of E. M. Herr, pres. -Westing-house
Electric Co., being investigated.
Robt, Miller, Wilkinburg, said to have
been possibly fatally injured in pre
venting explosion of bomb.
New York. 18 men hurt when
scaffold in new subway extension col
lapsed. Washington. Thps. B. Jones,
whom president designated as mem
ber of federal reserve board, request
ed to appear before it Monday and ex
plain his connection with Intl Har
Springfield, III. Mrs. Mary L.
Johnson granted divorce from A. N.
Johnson, until yesterday state high
New Orleans. No quarantine in or
against New Orleans will be estab
lished. Only 2 cases of bubonic plague
New York. Before ending his life
by shooting, Joseph Garbarmo fired
shot at photograph of wife who left
Jacksonville, III. Chas. E. Dickson,
district agent for life insurance com
pany, suicided. Despondent,
Washington. Sec'y of Treas. Mc
Adoo ordered investigation of "leak"
in New York sub-treasury. Coterie,
of bankers made large profits by ac
vance information as to shipment of
gold bars from Denver mint.
New York, Albert J. Stone, gen.
mngr. Erie Railroad, elected vice
pres. in charge of operations.
Bay City, Mich. Walter Colds
worthy, Pinconning, and Egbert
Amy, Bay City, acquitted on charge
of conspiracy to defraud insurance
St. Louis. Bacteriological tests of
fleas from rats to determine whether
bubonic plague germ exists here will
be ordered by state board of hesflth.
St Louis. Unidentified woman
found with head over gas range and
arteries in wrist cut.
St- Louis. Victor Pettric, charged
with being unlicensed watchman for
Missouri Pacific, shot Wm. Burns,
negro boy,- a white man and fired at
4 others because it was "shooting
day." Both may die.
Binghamton, N. Y. Trial of $200,
000 action against Pres. White of
United Mine Workers, brought by
Att'y A. D. Wales for furnishing plan
to settle big' coal strike, opened yes
terday. San Francisco. Prairie fire that
threatened to set fire to magazine
where thousands of pounds of pow
der are stored, subdued by sailors and
THE LORIMER CASE
Hoyne may try to get larceny in
dictments for bank heads.
District Att'y Wilkerson said to
have found that while bank was un
der federal supervision it had less
less than 10 per cent of its deposits
on hand on one occasion.
Hoyne reported to have found evi
dence as to who in. City Hall got
rake-off on city deposits.
Hoyne will also investigate Rose
hill Cemetery Co,
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