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Philadelphia. "Billy" Sunday has
definitely accepted invitation to ad
sdres both houses of New Jersey leg
Washington. Interstate com
merce commission held the Alabama
& Vicksburg railroad was unjustified
in its proposed closing of the Baton
Rouge gateway and ordered former
mileage rates restored.
. .Pond du. Lac, Wis. Announce
ment made that Moore & Galloway
Lumber Co. saw -mill, one of largest
in this section, will resume operation
La Crosse, Wis. Dr. Frederick A.
Cook, claimant to title of North Pole
discoverer, is going back to Arctic
in 1916 as guide for party of Million
aire sportsmen after big game.
Washington. Industrial rela
tions commission will investigate
strikes on Harriman lines and Illinois
Central after April 5.
Denver. P. H. Jacobs, 35, here re
cently with family from Kansas, sui
cided by hanging. Father of 8 chil
dren, 1 to 10 years old.
Montreal. Fire caused $700,000
damage to court house and docu
ments. Newark, N. J. Wm. G. Bradley,
36, auto fsalesman; wife, 36, and son
Luke, 12, found dead with bullet holes
in each brain. Mrs. Bradley held re
volver. Washington. Further efforts by
dept. of labor to mediate East Ohio
coal strike at this time useless, ac
cording to dept- commisioners of con
Denver. Conore's jury which in
vestigated shooting of Robt. E. Shoal
water by Clayton Pattison returned
verdict of justifiable"1 homicide. Pat
tison found wife and Shoalwater in
Cleveland. House of representa
tives killed Nieding boxing bill for
creation of state boxing commission.
Albany, N. Y. Stork visited state
executive mansion for second time
yesterday. Left baby boy for Gov.
Chas. S. Whitman.
CALL SINKING OF FRYE
Washington, March 12. Prelim
inary reports placed in President Wil
son's hands covering sinking of the
American sailing ship William P. Frye
by German auxiliary cruiser Prinz
Eitel Friedrich declare act entirely
Meanwhile officials here were ex
pecting that Germany, of her own
volition, will open matter, but the
mere assumption of responsibility
and payment of monetary damages
will hardly prove satisfactory to this
government. Germany will be ex
pected to disavow and promise to
punish commander of Prinz jEitel
THE LESSER EVIL
"Does my piano playing disturb
you, papa?" ,
"Oh, no. Go on and play. It recon-,
eilps me to the thought that the in-.
stallment man is coming for the-