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Little Rock. Following action of
Republican state central committee
in refusing negroes recognition as
committeemen indications are that
state Republican convention will also
rule against negroes.
New York. John Hessian, la
borer, inaugurated new method of
suicide. Laid down on electric rail
road track and grasped deadly third
Paris. Burglar identified by strip
of skin torn from his ear by broken
glass showcase. When skin was fitted
to wound he confessed.
London. 2 suffragets lashed Thos.
McKinnon Wood, sec'y for Scotland,
with dog whips. Arrested.
El Centro, Cal. Wm. Weaver, ne
gro, who murdered Mrs. J. A. Mar
chus and wounded her husband on
ranch, found dead in desert. Suicide.
New York. Headless and armless
body of man found in Hudson river.
No identification marks.
Keokuk, la. Adolph Stromaier
shot wife with "unloaded" rifle. Will
Denver, Col. Ceo. M. Dress, 30,
who suicided, requested that body be
cremated and ashes cast to four
winds from turret of U. S. cruiser
Tennessee, on which he served when
Lebanon, Ind. Frea Clifford, 26,
escaped convict from Frankfort, Ky.,
reformatory, who again escaped from
Columbus, 0. Estimated Ohio
drought-stunted crops benefited more
than million dollars by general rain
yesterday. 2 killed by lightning.
Lake Cormorant- Miss James
Bailey, negro, accused of theft of 3
mules, lynched by mob.
Racine, Wis. August De Pape, 13,
committed to state industrial school
for stealing $42.50 from Central
Vienna.- Judicial inquiry ordered
into deaths of guide named Melounig
and 4 others whose, frozen bodies
were found on glacier. Guide had
been struck on head.
RAIL STRIKE LOOMS UP BIG
TIE-UP WOULD RESULT"
Prospects for a strike that would
tie up more than 150,000 miles of
Western railrpads in the United.
States and Canada loomed larger to
day, but it was generally believed that
arbitration under the Newlands act
will be the final resort to prevent a
Representatives of 80,000 trainmen
employed on the Western roads re
sumed their conference today with
the general managers' committee
representing the roads. They de
clared that the men will not recede
from their demand for, a reduction
of working hours from ten to eight
per day without reduction in pay.
The railroad representatives were
equally firm. The general managers
declared today they would not con
sent to the men's proposal. Further
more, they insisted that they will not
appeal for federal mediation if the
employes carry out their threat to
strike. The employes, too, declare
they will not ask for arbitration.
Each side believes it will have public
opinion in its favor in event of an
MAY JAR GUN SELLERS
Inquiry into the manner in which
pistols used within the last two days
by a suicide and a murderer-suicide
were purchased is promised by the
police. If it is found that the guns
were purchased illegally, revocation
of gun-selling licenses may follow.
B. Harley Bradley ended his life at
the Hotel LaSalle with a revolver pur
chased from Von Lengerke & An
toine, according to his dying state
ment to the police. The gun used
by Anton Trusczeski in the murder
of Dr. Harold Steejre at 1900 Blue
Island av.vwas also a new one. The
police propose to search out the'
dealer who sold the weapon-to Mm,.
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