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Pojice arrested alleged "lookout"
EfEort will be made to prosecute him.
Joseph Kirin, 1832 Allport st, em
ployed by Commonwealth Edison Co.,
was crushed between freight car and
wall while at work. Dead.
CASE OF WOMAN WHO TRIED TO
END LIFE STILL A MYSTERY
The police are still trying to un
ravel the mystery in the life of Stella
Pierce, the woman who tried to end
her life by taking poison on th'e grave
of a child in Montrose cemetery Sat
The woman is Stella Pierce, the
daughter of S. B. Pierce, a prominent
St Paul attorney. She will make no
statement other than to say there
was a man by the name of "Herman"
She was engaged to "Herman"
many years ago, but a few days be
fore the marriage was to take place
they fought and he later married an
other woman, who is now said to be
The records show that the grave
by which the woman tried suicide is
that of 1-year-old Herman Wilson,
who was buried six years ago from
146 Curtis st, in the heart of the
old West Side levee.
Miss Pierce, who is 32, has been
boarding at 1104 N. Dearborn st She
CANADIAN EDITOR HELD FOR
CRITICIZING MILITARY CAMP
Winnipeg, Man., Sept 21. Knox
Magee, editor Saturday Post, one of
best newspaper writers in Canada,
arrested by military authorities for
criticizing conditions at Valcartier
camp. Had alleged that the sanitary
conditions were bad and Canadian
soldiers poorly equipped in clothing
and arms for a campaign. Saturday
Post office seized.
Painters' Union, Local No. 147, will
hold special meeting tomorrow night
to vote on. levy of. assessment for a
t member who is growing blind. Plana
tor tne eniorcement oi tne wom
men's compensation law will also be
Rome. Government telegraphers
at either end of the Berlin-Rome tele
graph wires were testing it, by gos
siping over the line. "What news?"
answered the Rome operator. "Well
be in Paris in two days," answered
the German. The Italian responded
with the first verse of the "Marseil
laise" and was promptly suspended.
""London. An enterprising New
York firm, hoping to buy out the
stock of a London leather merchant
cheap, wrote as follows: "Germans
are rapidly nearing London. Their
invasion of British Isles sure -to fol
low. If so your stock would be con
fiscated. Better sell now while you
London. A local firm has Just
contributed 2,500,000 cigarets to sol
diers in active service; 1,600 packets
of tobacco to Belgians remaining in
their country, and 50,000 cigarets to
the ambulance corps.
London. "I could not stand to see
your English face," was the reason
given an English woman when she
was discharged from the position of
governess to a German family in Ber
lin. Folkestone, England. Posters an
nouncing conditions under which the
annual international baby show will
be held contain the following line in
large black type: "Germans and Aus
trians not eligible in contest"
Berne, Switzerland. Since the
capture of Lemberg by Russians Ger
man capitalists are said to be eager
ly buying Russian securities which
have risen rapidly since the Russian
London. There are 54 real "son's
of battle" in Lord Kitchener's forces.
The 54 recruits are natives of the
town of Battle in Sussex, scene o
the Norman conquest
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