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Newcomer for the police, but declar
ed that he had nothing to do with
their being issued.
Tobin's connection with the battle
of Randolph st is yet unknown. He
says that he left the-detective bureau
with Eagn and Monaghan but claims
to have left them at Clark st to buy
some tickets ior the theater. He
claims that he knew nothing of the
shooting until after he left the the
ater. o o
BITS OF NEWS
William Fine, 3121 Carlisle pl and
John Loughman, 628 S. Halsted st,
arrested by police for speaking at
Chicago av. and N. Clark st.
Charles F. Stine, pres of former
United Police Ass'n, denied motion
for new trial. Had absconded with
funds of United Police. Convicted of
plot to bribe aldermen to vote high
er wages for policemen.
Washington. Robert A. Taft, eld
est son of former president, was mar
ried to Miss Martha Bowers, daugh
ter of late Lloyd Bowers, solicitor
general of Taft administration.
Elbing An industrial town on the
Elbing, near the Bay of Danzing,
about thirty miles east of the city of
Danzing, and fifty-five miles north
west of AUenstein. There are big
shipbuilding yards, including an im
portant shop where torpedo boats
are made. The town is industrially a
thriving place. Population, 58,000.
Lens A French town of 27,000
population, about c- miles north of
Amiens, and less than 30 miles from
the Belgian frontier It was once
strongly fortified, and was the scene
of great battles through the 15th,
16th and 17th centuries. The town
lies in the center of the wide coal
fields of the Pas-de-Calais.
Augustowo. A Russian town
about 10 miles from the border of
East Prussia, and something over 100
miles southeast of Koenigsberg. The
population is 13,000.
lew York. Decree for the disso
lution of New York, New Haven &
Hartford Railroad and steamship
lines which were under its control
was filed in U. S. district court
St. Louis. Mrs. John Wadler and
4 children burned to death in home.
New York. Chas. Bullock, Brook
lyn, indicted by grand jury on charge
of first degree murder, following ap
pearance of priest to whom Mrs. Bul
lock confessed before her death.
Washington. Prediction that
Woodrow Wilson might be defeated
in 1916 if he vetoed the "cotton pur
chase" amendment to war revenue
tax bill made in senate.
Washington. Comptrclelr of -currency
gave order to director of bu
reau of engraving and printing for
engraving of $250,000,000 of federal
reserve notes for use respectively of
12 federal reserve banks, about to
movement inaugurated by
Rep. Cittenas, New York, byt placing
iu uuuse ioDDy Darrei or apples.
Milwaukee. Henry Scheurman,
cashier American Candy Co., slugged
by three hold-up men in rear of com
pany's plant Most of stolen money
London. Charles Henry Weston,
formerly of Salem, Mass., found
guilty of wife murder. Declared in
sane and committed to asylum.
Philadelphia. Despite suit filed
against him for desertion and non
support by woman who claims to be
his wife, "Rube" Oldring of Athletics
obtained marriage license to wed
Hannah R. Thomas, Bridgeton, N. J.
Montreal. 1 lifeboat list tubboat
sunk result collision between .collier
"Batiscah" and tug "MuVJpi" off
Oshkosh, Wis, Epidemic of small
pox raging in northern Wisconsin. 6
cases in Peshtigo and 6 cases in