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A WISE PUP
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SPUTTER. LAsit Si"
Christopher A. Papageorgeacou
poulos took the name of Moore be
cause it was less. St, Louis Globe-Democrat.
WAR TO KILL AND MAKE AN
Vienna. The general belief is that
the war will kill Franz Joseph, who is
over 86. So people are giving a good
deal of attention to the new crown
prince, Archduke Karl-Franz-Joseph.
He is not a striking young man; the
training of an archduke does not tend
to produce such. He is not only
young in years heing born in Au
gust, 1887 but also young for his
years. He might even be called child
ish. He is credited by gossip with
having been to see "The Waltz
Dream" fifty times; and he has a
strong liking for picture shows. About
six years ago he was put for a week
under "house arrest" for firing at tar
gets in the neighborhood of a powder
magazine, which was certainly a fool
ish escapade. But he Is not k"nown
to be worse than unduly young.
WOMEN SCALD AND SHOOT 2,000
Paris. Stirring accounts have
been rceeived here of the magnificent
bravery of the women employed at
the National Arms Factory, at Heris
tal, in Belgium.
The men having all been drafted,
the town was defended against the
German attack by the women, who
swore the enemy should never take
They armed themselves with re
volvers and other weapons, and re
pulsed several charges of Uhlans.
When their ammunition was exhaust
ed they barricaded themselves in va
rious houses, and poured boiling
water on the Germans in the streets.
Two thousand Germans were disabled
by wounds and scalds.
TOUGH ON ACTORS
London. The artists employed at
the various West End music halls
have been informed that their salar-
ies will have to be reduced fifty per -cent
in consequence of the large fall
ing off in receipts -due to the exist- '