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"San Antonio, Tex. Sonw fell Mon
day. First time in 13 years.
Menasha. Wis. Frank Rosch,
member board of supervisors Win
nebago county jail, haa.resolution to
'prohibit prisoners from playing cards
or using tobacco.
1 Washburn, Wis. Lafayette Heu
tfer, 23, kept alive by artificial respira
tion for 7 weeks, dead.
Antigo, Wis. Schools ordered
dosed for 2 weeks. Threatened epi
demic of scarlet fever.
' Buffalo, N. Y. Jos. Mellos, 28, ar
f ested, charged with violating Mann
-White slave law for transporting to
Tifew York for improper purposes
Clara Orlowski, 17, Cleveland.
New York. American line steamer
"Philadelphia sailed from Liverpool
"yesterday for New York with 320 pas
sengers. Has been held up since
Tel). 27 because of labor troubles.
' v Milwaukee. Count Garden von
Jndblesdorf, 26, who says he is eld
& son of German nobleman, sen
tenced to 2 years in Waupun prison.
jSeaded guilty to forging checks.
Vyinnipeg, Man. Prospectors re
port having found at Lake Athabasca
ledge of silver 3 feet deep and 3 miles
long, richer than Cobalt.
Minnipeg, Man. Money orders,
large or small, for U. S. points will
jcost 10 cents each, according to gov
ernment order issued in connection
Ayith war tax.
'CaTesburg, III. Rufus Cleveland,
$&, veteran Mexican and civil wars,
F8New York. Max C. Anderson, 55,
iifiiionaire theatrical manager, dead.
"'Kdokuk, Iowa. F. A. Koechling,
wealthy cigar manufacturer and for
m'er member of city council, suicided.
1 Cleveland Allen S. Taylor, 55,
knot and wounded Mrs. Lilliam F.
Harris, 45, church worker, then sui
$ffed' Drink. V
' tyJDICTED FOR VOTE BUYING
"Ben Barnett; John Marshall, Em-
ranuel Sommers and "Little Danny"
Evans of the First ward are under
grand jury Indictment charged with
buying eignt primary voies iur
Sweitzer at from 25 to 50 cents a
head in the Sixth precinct of the First
ward. Barnett is close friend of Aid.
Kenna. Arrests were made by State's
Att'y Hoyne's office. More arrests
DUNNE ACCUSES PACKERS OF
An investigation commission ap
pointed by Gov. Dunne has made sen
sational charges against several of
the smaller packing plants of the city.
The Bismarck Packing Co. and the
Standard Packing Co. are accused of
cheating shippers in amounts total
When a contract held by the Stand
ard Packing Co. for 12 years was
shifted to the Bismarck Packing Co.
The Standard Co. was accused of
cheating the cattle raisers out of
$4.15 per animal by keeping hides
and offal from cattle condemned as
unfit for food because of the "lump
jaw" disease. The "rake-off" is said
to be $647,000. The Bismarck Co.
has been holding out $2.85 per ani
mal by not accounting for hides and
offal is the commission's claim.
Other charges of condemning heal
thy cattle to get them cheaply and
then selling them for food have been
passed about the yards for months.
Those accused blame politics.
COURT CALENDARS CROWDED;
Superior and circuit court judges
of Chicago should pay more atten
tion to their work, says a committee
of lawyers which investigated why
there are 60,000 untried" cases on the
civil docket. There should be more
judges and more work from those on
the bench, whbmostly work less than
200 days a year and take too many
"lay-offs" and "week-ends," says the