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told Mrs. Francis if she still had cat
to put it over fence.
Mrs. Amelia Calhoun, 832 N. Clark
St., routed two burglars with stove
poker. Men later arrested.
Francis C. Sharkey, 4, 6830 Went
worth av., died of ptomaine poison
ing, according to coroner's jury. Ae
something in alley.
William H. Carter, 2428 Throop st.,
stationary engineer, told court he
obeyed slightest whim of wife for
30 years. Then he left because she
thought him crazy. Ordered to re
Matthew Adams, 2054 Washington
blvd., called wife on phone Tuesday
and told her he was going to suicide.
Fired shot and hung up. Yesterday
called up and said it was a joke.
Charles Johnson, 3344 S. Wabash
av., brother of Jack Johnson, held to
grand jury on charge of illegally
Frank Jennings, Independence, la.,
robbed of $740.75 in drafts and $15 in
cash while on way to enter Chicago
Allison Dodson, Louisville, Ky.,
got on blind baggage in Polk st. sta
tion. Fell off at Monon, Ind. Killed.
Booster's committee of the Ma
sonic Athletic Club to hold smoker
in Hotel LaSalle tonight.
Wm. R. Tipping arrested on charge
of forging checks on Stock Yards
Ralph R. Bradley, attorney, says
speed laws are inefficient Wants
S. C. Clickman, 3443 Hastings st.,
alleged forger, caught by constant
ly misspelling word hundred, "hun
derd." Mrs. Minnie Flessner, 5957 Indiana
av., killed, 5 hurt. Auto returning
from wedding collided with milk cart.
Latest census reports from Wash
ington say only 996,589 of Chicago's
population work for living.
52 freshmen and 3 sophomores
ducked in all-night battle on North
western University campus.
NO CHANGE IN PLAN TO TAKE U.
S. TROOPS OUT OF MEXICO
Washington, Sept. 24. It was offi
cially announced at the White House
today that there will be no change in
plans for removal of American
troops at Vera Cruz by reason of the
present trouble between Villa and
Washington, Sept. 24. Mexico
faces another revolution unless the
long threatened break between Gen.
Villa and Gen. Carranza, first chief
of the constitutionalists, which has
become a reality, is speedily healed.
The constitutionalist headquarters
here was today in receipt of official
word that Villa had formally broken
with Carranza and will probably start
a revolutionary movement -against
the present head of the government.
The break followed the arrest by
Villa of Gen. Obregon, one of Car
ranza's advisers. Evidently fearing
military action by Villa, Carranza im
mediately ordered service discon
tinued on railroads which Villa might
use in the transportation of troops.
Villa is said to have 40,000 troops and
great quantities of ammunition.
THAT "WAR TAX" BILL
Washington, Sept. 24. Launch
ing in the House at noon today of the
administration's emergency inetrnal
revenue "war tax" bill was the sig
nal for opening of bitter bombard
ment and defense by the Republicans
and Democrats, respectively.
Passage of the bill tomorrow in
tact without amendments except
mino rones coming from the ways
and means committee was certain.
The Senate will take up the bill
late next week, but time elapsing
there before final, enactment is prob
lematical. o o
Talk aboufneutrality! We know a
four-year-old boy who always ends
his evening prayer with "and God
bless the hungry little children in.
France and Germany."