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OUTSIDE NEWS FROM WIRE AND CABLE
Jacksonville, III. $150,000 fire
destroyed lumber yards of B. P. An
drews. Firemen called away from
Washington. State department
announces state of peace and quiet
ness in San Domingo. American ma
rines arrived yesterday afternoon.
New president to be inaugurated.
Blackwood, N. J. James Clover,
17, chased squirrel up tree. Limb
broke. - Fell. Broken neck. Dead.
Bloomington, III. 7 firemen over
come fighting fire at Moratz drug
store. $5,000 damage.
Lincoln, III. Illinois Central depot
destroyed by fire. $2,000.
London. U. S. asked to use its in
fluence with South American repub
lics of Ecuador and Colombia to ob
serve strict neutrality.
London. Silent gun, probably
pneumatic type, being used by Ger
mans in Flanders, according to report
Austin, Tex. 158 Thanksgiving
pardons or commutations announced
by Gov. Colquitt. Promises to free
300 convicts Christmas before he
leaves state executive's office.
Miami, Fla. Bloodhounds being
used in effort to run down slayers of
Adam A. Boggs, noted Florida attor
ney, and his daughter, 18.
Dallas, Tex. Unemployed and de
spondent over separation from hus
band, Mrs. Bertha Cox, Denver, sui
cided. Byhalia, Miss. Fred Sullivan and
wife May, negroes, hanged by mob in
sight of their daughter, 4. Charged
with setting fire to barn.
Springfield, III. Gov. Dunne issued
proclamation against shipment of
cattle because of foot and mouth dis
ease in southern and southwestern
sections of state.
Calcutta. Chief of Punjab crim
inal investigation dep't killed; 3 na
tive police seriously wounded. '
Cadillac, Mich. Fire caused $69,
000 damage in business section.
The Hagued Kaiser has ordered
secretary of foreign affairs to notify
all diplomats hitherto stationed in
countries which are now Germany's
enemies that they are free to choose
PRISON REFORMER NOW SING -SING
Auburn, N. Y. Thomas Mottt Os
borne, millionaire prison reformer re
cently appointed warden of Sing
Sing, is the man who spent a short
term in Auburn prison studying pris
on problems from the "inside look
Osborne, who is chairman of the
New York State prison reform com
mission, believed that the prison re
form and penology have Tjeen stud
ied only by men "outside looking in."
So in September, 19i3, he had him
self sentenced to a short term at hard
labor in Auburn prison.
5 auto bandits- held up string of
West Side saloons. Killed Charles
Erickson, bartender at 235 W. 22d.
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