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ODD WAR BITS
Dresden. Divine service may be
held in English here, but prayers for
success of British arms are taboo.
Paris. The son of Chief Mokrani,
leader of the Algerian insurrection
in 1871 againsfFrench authority, has
volunteered to organize and lead a
corps to fight with the French
Aldershot. A star on the cham
pionship regimental rugby team in
the army, who fought at Mons, wrote
to a friend: "I want a few more Sun
days like Brock's benefit outside
Mons. It was better than any rugby
game I ever played in."
London. Because of the increas
ed correspondence at Buckingham
Palace, due directly to the war, a
special order for stationery amount
ing to 200 .pounds has been neces
sary. The increased cost of the pal
ace stationery is about $100 a week.
Paris. 1,500 of the taxicabs of
Paris are being used exclusively for
the transfer of ammunition from one
, army wing to another at the front.
SHE WAS TOO ILL TO TAKE NEW
JOB TRIED SUICIDE
Disappointed because she was too
ill to keep her new position, Grace
Wilson, 819 E. 41st St., took poison
in a suicide attempt Monday.
After eight months with no em
ployment, the girl secured Ma place in
a loop office. Monday she was due
for work, but the girl felt too ill to
take the new job.
She wrote a note to her mother
saying that she was "tired of life aft
er struggling ten years" and took
poison. She may recover.
A. A. McCormick will fight to have
name left on both Progressive and
Grand jury probe into alleged pri
mary frauds will soon begin. Hoyne
to present evidence.
Aid. M. J. Dempsey elected chair
man and Fred C. Bendle elected sec'y
of Bull Moose county central com
mittee. Raymond Robins acted as
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Washington, Sept. 22. Claim by
the French government for a part of
the customs collections made by Gen.
.Funston at Vera Cruz, it was learned
today, is postponing American evacu
ation of the Mexican port. Until the
financial tangle is unravelled Fun
ston will not move his troops.
Part of the collection is claimed by
French financiers as security for a
loan to the Huerta government. They
hold that these claims should be sat
isfied by Funston out of Mexican
funds before he turns them over to a
WOMEN ARE PLEASED OVER THE
DECISION OF JUDGE OWENS
The decision by Judge Owens that
women shall vote for county offices
brought joy to Chicago's "suffs." It
is even said that as a result some of
the women who were defeated in the
primaries for county offices will run
again as independents, so sure are
they of a large woman vote.
All women agreeing that the new
vote would be an advantage, they
differed as ot the good effect the Ow
en's edict would have.
"It is evident that Judge Owens
had in the mind the welfare of the
county institutions which are under
the direction of the county commis
sioners," said Ella Flagg Young,
when discussing the decision.
"I knew it was coming," asserted
Mrs. Harriette Treadwell, president
of the Chicago Political Equality
League. "Every new office that wo
men may vote for means one step
nearer complete victory."
REVENUE CUTTER ON ROCKS '
Washington, Sept. 22. Messages
to the revenue cutter service here to
day announcing the wreck of the cut
ter Tahoma in the Aleutian Islands