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W. Van Buren st. $600 taken from
him in "L" station raid.
Prof. L. W. Rapier, Penn State Col
lege, held for carrying concealed
weapons, -pinched m disorderly house,
made graft charges against detec
tives. Mad dog frightened children, bit
fire horse and killed several pigeons
in Summerdale district. Shot by po
lice. Saloon licenses of Harry Bell, 24 W.
29th st, and Julius Tompewski, 11 N.
Western av., revoked. Immoral wo
'men and tough characters charged.
Arthur McGovern, 6458 Magnolia
av., suicide. HI.
HE'S READY FOR MUNICIPAL
MARKET WITH ONIONS
Onions, a carload of them owned
by W. C. Walker, former general
manager of the California Fruit Ex
change, are standing on Northwest
ern Railway tracks. They have been
there a week. If a city market was
running Walker says he would throw
his onions in there and people could
come along and buy the finest Wash
ington onions grown at 2 cents a
pound. In retail stores they are sell
ing from 5 to 8 cents a pound. Walker
has been in touch with the city mar
kets commission and hopes a market
will be started before his railroad
trackage bill goes too high.
Wholesalers tell Walker they are
not buying onions except at a price
below $1.50 per 100 pounds. Walker
says this would hardly pay for rais
ing and hauling the onions.
"Sacramento, Cal., has two mar
kets," he argues, "that cost the city
nothing to operate and that save
money to people who want to buy
vegetables and farm truck and dairy
products under the reckless, varying
prices fixed by retailers."
"But if your mother does odd jobs
to support the family, what does your
"Oh, he gets the jobs for ma!" "
CROWDS AWAIT NEW POPE
ELECTION AT ROME
Rome, Sept. 1. Great crowds
gathered in St. Peter's Square today
watching the chimney of the sistine
chapel of the Vatican by which, ac
cording to Rome traditions, the peo
ple may know when the cardinals of
the Sacred College have cast a ballot
in the election of a new pope.
In accordance with the ceremonies
incident to the election of a pope the
cardinals today began the regular
routine which will be followed
throughout the conclave. Early in
the morning mass was said in the
Pauline Chapel, after which the car
dinals returned to their cells for
breakfast and the preparation of the
first ballot. Later, if the usual pro
cedure was followed, they assembled
in the sistine chapel for the first
count or scrutiny of the ballot.
She What is Society, but a con
stant round of bridge, breakfasts,
balls, babble, bonnets, bandboxes and
He (with a sigh) Not to mention
bills, breach of promise 'suits and
bankruptcy, . . .