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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 20, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 4

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bility for the death of the editor when
he takes the stand, it was reported.
He will declare that by this threat he
unintentionally, but unmistakably,
upset his wife. She feared that he
might attack Cahnette and as a re
sult ruin his political career. Then
through love for him she conceived
the idea of visiting the Figaro office
and appealing to Calmette not to
publish other letters he was sup
posed to have in his possession.
There she was overcome by emotion
when facing her husband's most bit
ter enemy and, losing her head foj
the moment, pulled an automatic re
volver from her muff and shot him
to death.
TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Fort Smith, Ark. Kansas City &
Memphis R. R., Rogers, Ark., capital
ized at $6,000,000, went into hands of
receiver.
Panama. David Marks, American
land commissioner, dead.
Atchison, Kas. Thousands of chil
dren went to movies free when Baile
P. Wagner leased movie houses for
their entertainment on his 67th
birthday.
Madison, Wis. Mary Kessler, Mil
waukee, whose husband, a lineman,
was electrocuted, awarded death of
benefit of $2,740.73.
Fort Smith, Ark. 10 men identi
fied with miners" union arrested,
charged with inciting riots in con
nection with destruction of Mam
moth Vein Coal Co. plants.
Vancouver, B. C. Hindus on Jap
anese steamer Komagata mutinied
and locked master of liner in hold of
vessel. Had been denied admittance
into British Colombia.
Hackensack, N. L Local school
board accepted resignation of Prof.
Lafayette Talbot, only recently en
gaged. Discovered he kissed scrub
woman while teaching in Hoboken.
Springfield, III. Mrs. Nolla Jerdes,
18, bride of 6 months, killed by hus
band, who fatally wounded mother-
in-law, then shot himself. He may
die.
Lancaster, Pa. Miss Elizabeth
Cummings, found starving in church
at Churchtown, declared to be cousin
of Francis Bowes Sayres, Pres. Wil
son's son-in-law.
Buffalo, N. Y. Edwin Karle, 6530
Glenwood av., Chicago, under arrest,
pending investigation of death of
farmer run down by Karle's auto.
New York. More than score of
women and children saved from fire
on East Side. Policeman lowered
them from roof with ropes.
St. Paul. M. J. Ruttlinger, railway
employe, struck wife in face with
flatiron, fatally injuring her. Sui
cided. Jealousy.
Minneapolis. Men believed to be
John M. Skelley, structural iron
worker, Lincoln, Neb., dropped' dead
in saloon from beating received in
street fight. Assailant unknown.
Portland, Ore. Called to care for
body W. M. Jones, undertaker, dis
covered spark of life in "corpse."
May live.
Detroit. Because Pres. Under
wood of Erie R. R. is said to have
blamed autos along with motion pic
tures for hard times, Abbott Motor
Car Co. will not ship via that road.
Bellville, Tex. Dick Shelburne, 18,
shot and killed Sid Biemer, who years
ago was tried and acquitted on
charge of killing Shelburne's father.
Feud. v
New York. Miss Mary Fowler Van
Buren, direct descendant of Pres.
Martin Van Buren, found dead. Be
lieved starvation.
New Orleans. Philomene Glapoin,
15, factory girl, believed bubonic
plague victim1.
New York. Theodore Keifer, 70,
jumped into East River and saved 2
children.
New York. Saying he could get
Mrs. Florence Carman to sign vau
deville contract man bilked Arthur
Hammerstein out of $50.
Cleveland. 7 injured Sunday iri
auto accidents.
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