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St. Paul. Martin Brennan, detec
tive, killed, three fatally hurt when
auto, went down a 30-foot embank
ment. Pittsburgh. Fashionable Ritten
a house Hotel Cafe closed today when
19 French cooks and 90 French wait
ers left jobs to join colors in France.
Anha,JII. Howard Snyder, Jacob
Hayes and Wm. Manning killed by
falling walls in fire that wiped out
half of business section of Dongola,
DL, loss $200,000. Bodies burned.
Schuyler, Neb. Coroner's jury
held Frank Heldt responsible for the
death of Louise Mick. Body found
buried in cornfield. Had been kidnap
ed in night clothes and attacked.
, Toledo, Cv U. S. Judge Killrtts dis
missed application of Lake Shore
stockholders to prevent absorption by
the N. Y. Central Lines.
Washington. Pres. Wilson extend
ed personal thanks to federal reserve
board membership for consenting to'
serve also gave forth message-of good
hope to country because of comple
tion of this organization.
Bemidji, Minn. Young man mys
teriously murdered identified as Geo.
W. St. Claire, printer from Hubville,
Mo., who had come here to work on
Washington. Bill providing mail
subsidy to encourage upbuilding of
American merchant marine intro
duced by Rep. Humphrey, Washing
ton. New York. Gifford Pinohot, ex-U.
S. forester, will be married Saturday
QK morning to Cornelia Bryce, daughter
of Gen. Lloyd Bryce, ex-minister to
' Washington. Franklin Roosevelt,
ass't sec'y of navy, announced he will
be Democratic candidate for U. S.
senator in New York.
Washington. Purchase by- gov
ernment of 25,000,000 ounces of sil
ver authorized in bill introduced by
Sen. Smoot, Utah. Aimed to prevent
closing down of sJver mines through
out west deprived it their market by
Washington. Probability that con
ference report on federal trad com
mission bill -will be held up until pas
sage by senate of Clayton anti-trusl
bill admitted by Sen. Newlands, chair
man interstate commerce commis
sion. Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Tillie Rolfe,
stretched on cot in hospital awaiting
operation for appendicitis, shot and
fatally wounded by husband, a pros
perous farmer, who suicided. Motive
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BANKERS SAY HIGH LIVING COST
HAS HIT 'EM
Big bankers appeared before the
board of revlew-and pleaded they alsb
were feeling the high cost of living
and protested against Hoyne's inten
tion to make them come across with
The real big ones were there.
George Reynolds and Jim Forgan
came as representatives of the clear
ing house, Noble B. Judah represent
ed the Continental & Commercial Na
tional Bank, Jos. C. Hutchlns repre
sented the Illinois Trust & Savings
Bank, and L. O. Goddard spouted for
the State Bank of Chicago.
They said their securities were
hard hit by the war in Europe. Their
argument was that their banks were
examined five times a year and that
their assets were known from topto
Now they want the board of review
to subtract their real estate value and
assess 'them only on 80 per cent of
When they finished and blew out,
W. C. Niblack, receiver for the La
Salle St Bank, came in with a plea.
"The men who preceded me rep
resent Dives, the rich man. I repre
sent Lazarus, the poor man," he said.
"I represent a bank that's bankrupt
Any taxation you make' on the La
Salle St. Bank will be on the shoul
ders of the poor depositors." Noth-
.ine has 'been done yet . '