Moline, III. 49th annual encamp
ment of Illinois G. A. R. formally
opened this morning.
Erie, Pa. Posse of 100 farmers
has surrounded and is exchanging
shots with two bandits hidden in the
woods; one shot and probably fatally
wounded Richard Mack, farmer.
New York. Check for $62,000,000,
drawn by Kuhn, Loeb & &Co. on the
National City bank, payable to Penn
sylvania railroad for its recent bond
sale, is the largest ever written in
New York city.
New York. Believed more than
450,000 women told their real age
to census enumerators on first day
of New York's census taking.
Atlanta, Ca. Recommended by
prison commission to governor on
Leo M. Frank's application for com
mutation from death sentence to life
imprisonment was looked for before
the end of next week. Generally be
lieved recommendation will be favor
able. Preston, Minn. F. B. Wolf, promi
nent dairyman and feed miller, con
victed of arson.
Cleveland. City council passed or
dinance ruling that citizens who vio
late fire marshal's rules and then call
out firemen when they have blaze
must pay for cost of run.
Detroit Because her husband bet
three deuces against a king full in a
poker game and then used such vile
language she had to leave the game,
Mrs. Loretta Swaton is suing for di
vorce. Port Townsend, Wash. Attempt
made to ruin 4 guns at Ft. Flagler has
resulted in order forbidding visitors
entering any forts guarding entrance
to Puget Sound.
Joliet. 28 schools closed indefin
itely. Scarlet fever.
Milwaukee. Joseph Shroka and
Joseph Pawlek fined $15 each for
stealing flowers from graves in local
cemetery on Decoration Day.
, St, Louis, Qeo, F, Heller, pro
prietor of forge works, declined un
limited order from French govern
ment for shrapnel casings.
Paris. Entrance into Belgium and
Germany forbidden Mrs. Julia Bar
rett Rublee of Chicago and Washing
ton by German diplomats.
UNCLE SAM!S MAN-flN T.HE JOB
Henry A. Morgentfiau, American
ambassador to Turkey. He's a na
tive of Germany, but has been a resi
dent of the United States since boyhood.
HOW ABOUT THE 88 ON THE
COUNTY HOSPITAL STAFF?
Just what will be the fate of the 88
members of the County hospital staff
became a question today. Some say
that they were fired when the county
board voted to drop litigation which
was started to hold the 88 in their
places; others say the county board
has no right to call off the fight.
Dr. Amie Paul Heineck filed suit
seeking a place for himself and oth
ers who 'were disqualified when the
papers in an examination of 1911
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