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The fight today .centered on at
tempts to link Barnes and "Boss"
Murphy of Tammany Hall together
Roosevelt testified yesterday that
William Barnes told Jiim Democratic
big business contributed-to Repub
lican campaign funds in 1899, when
he was governor, and the ex-presi-
dent declared that the late Senator
Piatt and Barnes opposed taxation
legislation inimical to these inter
ests because of fear that the contri
butions would stop. Barnes at that
time, Roosevelt testified, was lieuten
ant to Piatt
"Barnes said without bosses party
government is impossible, as the peo
ple are not fit to govern themselves,"
said Roosevelt. "He said you can't
have an organization or leaders with
ONE OF T. R.'s WITNESSES
New York financier who will be
called as witness by T. R.'s lawyers.
Report on each of the 1,023 pool
rooms in cit given Mayor Harrison
by Chief Gleason.
. Anthony Gregletto. 1142 W. Grand
av., dead. Heat. .. .,
IMPORTANT OPERATIONS QN
Berlin. With a strong censorship
again in effect it is believed that im
portant operations have commenced
against the Dardanelles. Dispatches
indicate great activity among British
troops at Lemnos and transports with
additonal men and munitions are ar
riving daily from Alexandria.
Special dispatch to Tages Zeitung
says that 20,000 English and French
troops have landed near Enos and
that lang batteries are again being
engaged by allied warships at a num
ber of points.
Amsterdam. French aviator yes
terday dropped bombs on villages of
Kandey and Loerach. At the former
place one bomb fell on the school
house, willing one child. Six bombs'
dropped on LoeracK", killing one per
son and injuring four.
Nish. Semi-officiall ystated that
during last few days 200 Bulgarian
irregulars have invaded Servian terri
tory. Servianvtroops engaged and
killed all of them.
Berlin. German troops have
routed British forces .at Jassini, East
Africa. Battle lasted two days. Brit
ish losses will exceed700. German
losses were 7 officers killed and 14
officers and 22 men wounded.
CITY HAS MAYORESS
Warren, III. Warren is the first
city in Illinois to have a mayoress.
She is Mrs. A. R. Canfield, 74, elected
yesterday by small margin of four
votes. Warren has a population of
"Grandma" Canfield, as the mayor
ess is popularly known, has been an
ardent suffragist during the thirty
years she has been a milliner here.
Her defeated competitor "Is Daniel
"HANDED" IT TO HIM
Detroit M. P. Wilson, a deaf
mute, seeking divorce, testified that
his wife, also a mtfte, continually
scolded Mm. He .was given a decree.