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St. Louis. Otto Stifel, wealthy
. . brewer and" Federal league baseball
magnate, narrowly escaped Injury
when auto in which he was riding to
fe his office was struck by street car
at 20th and Wash streets.
New Orleans. Declaration for
"open" newspaper shops was made
here by all morning papers of Nev
Orleans in published notices.
Shanghai. Many arrests made at
Pekin in connection-with alleged plot
to depose President Yuan Shi Kai, ac
cording q dispatches received today.
Hoboken, N. J. Fire starting, in
. American hotel, on River street, is
1 1 threatening entire block. All fire ap
paratus, in city called ont
Akron, 0. Walsh block in center"
of business district practically de
stroyed, by flref loss $200,000; many
Cambridge, Mass. Four old worn-
enburned to. death, half dozen per
-sons injured and three policemen
overcome when fire swept Cambridge
City Home, i
Lansing,Mich.-W. E. Hamilton;
his -wife, son William and Beatrice
Kelly arrested, charged with shoplift
ing. Police hunting for "fence" used
to dispose of large 'quantity of goods.
Washington. Peace- petition sign
ed by 300,000 school children of Ui S.f
covering 25,000 sheets of paper, ad
dressed to rulers of warring powers,
will be sent to ambassadors of belli
gerent nations. t,
Rome. Daughter was born to king
and nueen of Italv.
' Winnipeg, Man. Owing to attitude-
taken, by Ancient Order of .Hibern
ians toward present war which is out
of sympathy with Great Britain's
stand, various provinces in Canada
have decided to separate from Ameri
New ."York. -Beth Israel hospital'
advertised for men willing to give
their blood to anemic patients; 100'
men applied. .
Akron, O. American rubber man-
jufacturers endeavoring to reach ar-J
rangementswith wheat interests-by
which latter will threaten embargo
against England m wheat to force
England to lift embargo on, rubber.
Mandan, N. D. Posse searching
for Sioux Indian named Red Fox
who dragged' Mrs. C. Burdick, aged
woman, from home and assaulted
New York. Greater New Yorjc
spent $l,312,OO0JO00 in reality mar
ket in 1914. $158,00000 less than
1913mark. Totals represent sales,
mortgage loans and construction
Tarrytownt N. Y. Everything from
vichy to perfumed toilet water was
used for -shaving purposes by com
muters when Ihe city's water supply
froze up. J
SHE PREFERRED TO STAND
"Take this seat, madam."
The subway car was crowded and
a young lady with a strikingly beau
tiful face and sylphlike figure had
just entered as these words were ut
tered. The speaker, a fine, manly
little fellow of thirteen, had risen at
once and stood smilingly in front of
her, prompt to obey the generous im
pulse that had Inspired him.
So unusual a sight in a New York
subway &t .could not but awaken
surprise. The passengers craned
their necks. Some tittered audibly,
and a horrified look came over the
face of the fair passenger as she, in
dignantly turned her back to the pre
cocious youth, who straightway re
sumed his old position.
Hehad been sitting on his father's
knee. N. Y. World.
TO EVICT UNION MINERS
Cleveland, 0 Dec. 28. The Pured
Love Mayer Coal Co. of Cleveland,
operating mines" at Maynard, Stew
arlsville, Neff and Glencoe, in, the
Eastern. Ohio coal fields, today served,
notice on United Mine Workers' of
ficials that striking miners must va
cate houses owned by the conraany
before Jan. 15 or be evicted. " ,