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ROGERS REFUSES TO DESERT
HIS "LOVE MATE"
New York, Jan. 5. Lorlys Elton
Rogers refuses to desert his "love
mate," Mrs. Ida Sniffen Walters, who
poisoned their two children. Today,
while Mrs. Walters is battling for her
life at Lebanon hospital, Rogers is
planning to aid her against a charge
of murder that will be brought as the
result of the death of her two chil
Mrs. Walters still does not know
that her little ones have died as the
result of the poison she gave them.
She thinks they will get well and has
no thought of being arrested as a
result of her act in poisoning them
and herself. Doctors said today that
she had an excellent chance of re
covering. Rogers still haunts the hospital.
He has not been to see his legal wife,
Mrs. Caroline Giddings Rogers, since
the poisoning of his children has re
sulted in the exposure of his duel
life. Neither has Mrs. Rogers inti
mated what action she will take, s i
No charge has been brought
against Mrs. Walters.
DID THE GIRLS SHOW WHAT
THEY HADN'T AUTO SHOW?
New York, Jan. 5. Great excite
ment at the auto show in Grand Cen
tral Palace last night One thousand
pretty chorus girls, all garbed in ..the
tightest of tight skirts, illustrated
how to enter and leavejimousines.
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GRAND TRUNK MEN MAY STRIKE
Monreal, Jan. 5. Threats of strike
on the Grand Trunk railway in Can
ada were freely made yesterday fol
lowing official announcement that
wages of 14,000 employes will be cut
April 1 next Company say that the
reduction is necessary owing to de
GOOD-BY, FREE LUNCH
Denver, Jan. 5. To mark the pass
ing of free lunch in Denver because1
fit new ordinance, local saloon last
night placed its menu on crepe
draped table and hired orchestra to
play dirges all evening.
SHIPPING PROTEST MAY HIT
Washington, Jan. 5. The Ameri
can shipping protest may become a
double-edged knife and be aimed at
Germany as well as Great Britain, it
was reported today. Coal shipments,
it is declared, may become the sub
ject of complaint to Germany.
On excellent authority it was stat
ed today that involved in the ship
ping discussion with Great Britain is
the question of Germany's having se
cured coal, oil and other contraband
from the United States in alleged vio
lation of both navigation and neu
MAY GET AFTER CONCERN FOR
A charge of firing an employe be
cause he stayed away from his job
to serve on a jury may be tried
fagainst Tebbetts & Garland Co., 16 N.
State's Attorney Hoyne has filed an
information charging William Howet
son, president of the concern, with
throwing Andrew Schultz out of a
job because he was away from the
store early in December while on a
circuit court jury.
FIRES DRIVE FOLKS OUT
Fire in flat building at 2222 S. Wa
bash av. drove six families into cold
today. Police of Cottage Grove av.
station rescued three.
Fire attacked mansion of Mrs.
John DeKoven, 1150 Dearborn st,
early today. Spark from furnace
cause. Small loss.
ACTS AS HUMAN PULMOTOR
Menominee, Mich., Jan. 5. A "hu
man pulmotor" saved the life of Stel
la Giese, 17. Mrs. A. L. Anderson,
neighbor, found girl unconscious
from coal gas and breathed into her
lungs for twenty mtoutesi