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Milwaukee. That the United
Slates is on the verge of a period of
great prosperity is opinion of men
attending 18th convention of League
of American Municipalities here to
day. Philadelphia. While defending her
mother, Florence Cope, 16, was shot
and killed by Tier uncle, John Cope,
45, according to police report.
New York. Chas. S. Mellen, ex
pres. N. Y., N. H. & Hartford R. R.,
appeared as first witness in federal
grand jury investigation into affairs
Mandan, N. D. Geo. Fortune,
chief of police; Chas. Mason, police
sergeant, and W. H. Casselman, mu
nicipal judge of Bismarck, arrested,
charged with grand larceny. Tran
sient peddler claimed he was victim
ized by mock trial.
Washington. Following failure of
representatives of army and. navy to
agree at conference with Sec'y of
War Garrison and Sec'y Daniels it
appeared practically certain there
wifi be no army-navy football game
this year. -
New York. 8 men saved their
lives by crawling along narrow cop
ing of 12-story "Union Trust Co. build
ing after being trapped in elevator
while fighting fire in structure.
BRAVE TELEPHONE GIRL DIES
The Rhineland Red Cross chief told
a remarkable story at Atchen of a
Belgian telephone girl at Dahlen who
telephoned Belgian officers at the
forts that they were not properly
placing their shells.
By following her instructions they
were able to regulate their firing ef
fectively and the telephone girl was
killed by a shot which destroyed the
office from which she was directing
Wieliczka A small town in the
hills eight miles west of Krakau, thafc
site ot extensive salt mines which will
nrmu nf imnnrtnr,r.o in t!A fip-MinsK
about Krakau, it is said. The greatfj J
est depth of the mines is 980 feet?'
They consist of a labyrinth of pass
ages, totaling 78 miles in length, all j
hewn in the rock salt Two of the V
great chambers are used as maga
zines. Grodno. On the Niemen, about
85 miles above Kovno, 160 miles
northeast of Warsaw. A city of 52,
000 population. It is capital of the
government of Grodno, and carries
on an important trade in grain and
lumber, and manufactures pottery,
machinery, paper boxes, etc. For the
last century of Polish rule, Grodno
was seat of the Polish diet. It was
here that the second partition of Po- j
land was agreed upon in 1793.
ANOTHER GIRL MYSTERY
New York, Sept. 30. The police '
were today asked to search for Miss
Edna Woodstock, a pretty Los An
geles girl, who arrived here Monday
and was to have visited a Mrs. Davis '
of Jersey City Heights.
Miss Woodstock arrived on the,
Southern Pacific steamship Momus'
and was to have waited ' for Mrs.
Davis at the pier. When the latter
arrived she found that the young vro
man had left the ship. F. B. Kibbe,
the purser, said, he saw Miss Wood
stock leave the ship with two young
men he believed were also passengers
on the Momus.
MRS. PINCHOT CAMPAIGNS Aj.
Erie, Pa., Sept. 30. A bride of 1
only a few weeks, Mrs. GIfford Fin
chot, spending her honeymoon by
traveling with her husband on his
campaign tour of Pennsylvania for
the United States senatorial election,
took the candidate's place at meet
Pinchot had been seized with a se
vere attack of .ptomaine poisoning
during the night and was confined to
his room today.