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COLORADO MILITIA NOT TO
CROSS FEDERAL TROOPS
Washington, Oct. 23. In reply to
questions from Sec'y of War Garri
son concerning reported activity of
the state militia in the Colorado mine
strike zone, Gov. Ammons reported
that state troops recently moved in
Las Animas county as part of a
He also reported organization of
the infantry companies in Las Ani
mas and Huerfano counties, with
men drilled in regular inspection, but
declared there was no other signifi
cance, such as interference with fed
eral troops, in these moves.
The policy committee of the Col
orado miners wired protest to Pres.
Wilson against entry of militia men
into Colorado coal fields. "Mother"
Jones and James Lord, national board
members of the miners, left for
Washington yesterday to press their
DOCTOR ACCUSED BY WOMAN
Dr. George G. Butler, dentist at
4575 Broadway, former baseball star
at the Northwestern "U," has "court
ed" once too often. As a result he
appeared this morning in the Court of
Domestic Relations to answer the
charges of Miss Jean Williams, 4742
It was rumored among their friends
that the dentist was engaged to the
stenographer some time ago. Lately
the pair have not been friendly and
Thursday Miss Williams pointed the
dentist out to a detective.
She says he is responsible for the
condition which caused her to swear"
out the warrant.
The case has been continued until
CONGRESS STILL AT WORK
Washington, Oct. 23. All hope of
congress adjourning sine die today
was lost when the senate, unable to
-wT,...v a quorum and with the cot
ton legislation filibuster continuing,
adjourned until tomorrow,
Danville, III. Dozen arrests to be
made today against election officials
at Illinois Soldiers' Home here and
at Grape Creek on evidence developed
during recent election contest.
Madison, Wis. Carl Thorstad, ho
tel keeper, killed, knd Albert Lee
dying, result of accident when auto in
which they were riding plunged from
50-foot bridge near city limits.
Milwaukee, Wis. Lawrence Kier
ecki, 48, hanged himself. Despondent.
St. Louis. Gus W. Traffert, 22,
who was to have been tried in local
police court result of raid on flat in
which he and 3 women were arrest
Galesburg, III. Fritz Walker, St.
Louis, mechanician for Jack Gable,
driving Burman" special in 100-mile,
auto race, fatally injured when car
crashed into fence
Washington. Pres. Wilson signed
war tax bill yesterday.
HUNT GIRL FEAR SLAVERS
A mystery that may prove to be a
white slave or an abduction case has
been puzzling the police for some
time. It is the disappearance of Mat
tie E. Butler from Olney, 111.
Miss Butler has not been seen at
her home since Oct. 6, when her folks
found a letter in her room saying
that she had gone away with the man
The next letter that has come into
the hands of the police is a rude
scrawl postmarked "Chicago, Oct 9,"
in which the girls says siie is work
ing in this city.
A third note in different handwrit
ing declares that she is leaving for
London in disguise, that there is no
use searching for her.
The police believe that a serious
case against Earl Flanders of Bay
field, Wis., who is accused of keeping
the girl three days in a hotel against
her will, has something to do wittt