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Springfield. Frank H. Funk, Pro
gressive member public utilities com
mission, confirmed by Republican
New York. ' Ounard Steamship
Co. will resume regular" summer ex
press service betweenNew York and
Liverpool, beginning May 29.
Paris. Steel splinter extracted
from heart .of young sergeant by Dr.
Minneapolis. Jess Willard joined
.Wild West show which opens Sunday.
"Will appear in Chicago May 22.
London. Owners of American
steamer Wilhelmina, according to the
Daily Mail, have received from Brit
ish government full value of the car
50 at Hamburg war, prices, as well
as indemnity for delay.
, Milwaukee. U. S. District Judge
;F. A. Geiger ruled marriage nullifies
government's case against white slav
jers. " New York. Gen. Victoriano Huer
ita has leased large house on Long
Island. Family coming here from
Barcelona, Spain, to jpin him.
Boston. Proposed operation to
separate Mary and Margaret Gill, 3-year-old
children called "Siamese
"twins," because bond of flesh joins
them, abandoned. Spines connected
Nashville, Tenn. Gov. Rye vetoed
bill abolishing death penalty.
London. Woman's Suffrage and
Political Union has arranged to adopt
number of girl war babies. Will rear
them according to most modern ideas
of child culture.
Little Rock, Ark. $65,000 award
ed Mrs. Lucy Harrod in her action
against J. H. Madding, wealthy Pine
Blufii planter, whose automobile, she
charged, ran down and killed her hus
band, Judge J. R Harrod.
Austin, Tex. Right of city to reg
ulate its jitney buses by ordinance
upheld by an appeals court decision.
Lincoln, III. Crushed and smoth
ered in mire in drainage-ditch by his 1
horse, which'had evidently fallen off
culvert, Harry White, 38, farmer,
Denver Colo. That Connie C.
Slaughter, ex-cashier of Pueblo Mer
cantile bank and fugitive from jus
tice, stole upward of $500,000 from
that and other banks, including one
in Kansas City, was statement made
in suit filed here to recover $84,500
from Pueblo institution.
New York. John J. Muriella, Ital
ian boy, 18, who attempted to extort
$500 from Vincent Astor on threat of
death, sentenced to Elmira reforma
Indianapolis. Wm. Davern, wit
ness in the Terre Haute election cor-
ruption case, indicted by federal
grand jury, charged with perjury.
Eminence, Ky. James C. Cassity,
San Antonio, Tex., called to deathbed
of mother, shot twice and seridusly
wounded by Charles Bauer, who at
tacked Cassity while in street
Oconto, Wis. 5 members of Shin
gle Weavers union fined for disor
derly conduct following clash be
tween union and nonunion men at
plant of Holt Lumber Co.
Indianapolis. Samuel M. Roes, for
number of years superintendent of
General German Protestat Orphans'
Home here, convicted of contributing
to delinquency of several girls in the
home. Sentenced to from 2 to 21 yrs.
SOCIALIST SLATE FOR BENCH
The following judicial ticket was
nominated last night by the conven
tion of the Socialist party:
Supreme Court Frank L. Wood.
Superior Court Henry E. Murphy,
Louis Delson. Circuit Court Walter
E. Baird, Walter Lanf ersick and Sam
$110,000 mortgage on nurses' home
of . Presbyterian hospital, paid by
Mrs. A. A. Sprague, widow of million
Police looking for Mrs. P. Ortez, 45,
who left husband, taking $1,000, four
diamond rings and F. Yzaguire, 21
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