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CLERGYMAN ON TRIAL; LETTER
-, CAUSE OF TROUBLE
Dr. Chas. H. Parkhurst on trial be
fore New York presbytery. A letter
bearing his name and published dur
ing the recent California campaign is
the cause of investigation.
TODAY'S ODDEST STORY
Cripple Creek, Colo., April 15.
Mayor, 25 cents a month; each of
four aldermen, 8 1-3 cents a month.
With these salaries there were,
nevertheless, many candidates for of
fice at the election held April 6. The
highest salaried city official is the
city clerk, who gets $50 a month.
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A POOR JOKE
Cleveland, O. An automobile was
wrecked and five persons had close
calls from death when diiver ran into
ditch to avoid hitting a dummy placed
in- the road by jokers.
WOULD SPANK WIFE
Cleveland, O. Samuel Silver
asked court permission to spank his
wife because she knocked his bus
ness before the neighbors. "Must see
wife first," said the judge.
I ZEPPELIN HALF HOUR RAID
HITS NEWCASTLE, ENG.
Newcastle, Eng. 2 men and a
woman slightly hurt, building de
stroyed by fire and three damaged,
was total of destruction wrought by
one of Count Zeppelin's aerial dread
noughts in 35 minute cruise over
11 towns weer attacked with
Newcastle, undoubtedly the objec
tive of the Zeppelin raid, escaped en
tirely. Lights were flashed out an
instant after a telephone message
from Blyth, to the north, sent out the
long expected warning that a Zeppe
lin was coming.
England's warships and many of
her guns are assembled at the Arm
strong plant in Newcastle and it is
considered certain that the Zeppelin
planned to destroy the works.
In Blyth, where Zeppelin first ap
peared, 8 bombs were dropped.
5 bombs were dropped at Walls
end. One of them penetrated a room
wheer a woman was washing her
baby. Woman was struck on head
and slightly wounded. Baby escaped
At Cramlington, near Wallsend, 2
bombs were hurled. Both were of
incendiary character and flames 10
feet high shot from them when they
struck street. No damage.
Other towns bombarded by the
Zeppelin were Bedlington, Benton,
Choppington, Seatonburn, Seatonde
lal, Annitsford, Killingworth and
SAYS NIX ON AIRTIGHTS
New York. Airtight tango halls
designed to foster a craving for drink,
were condemned today by License
Commissioner Bell, Who will demand
TIPPING A FELONY
St. Paul, Minn. Tipping is made a
felony, punishable by 6 months in
jail and a fine of $25 by law which
has passed the house.