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BELLE OF HOBOKEN WINS $5,000
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Miss Justine Johnstone of Hobo
en, N. J., who won the $5,000 prize
for being "the most beautiful girl in
STRAW BOSS;SOAKED $50
Another straw boss has been soak
ed a $50 fine because of the activity
of R. J. Knight, chief of state labor
agency inspection. Wm. Valcheff
hired men for the 111. Gas Co. for
work at La Grange. As foreman he
collected $5 to $8 from their salaries.
Judse Goodnow imposed the fine.
EVELYN NESBIT THAW TO BE
PART OF THAW TRIAL
New York, July 1.. Evelyn Nes
bit Thaw has been served with a sub
poena at Malone, N. Y., to appear in
her husband's sanity trial here and
will start for New York immediately,
according to Deputy Att'y Gen. Cook,
who received a brief dispatch from
his agents at Malone. Cook said he
expected her to be in court tomor
row, but said he did not know what
day she would be put on the stand.
Prosecutor Becker and Dr. Mills, an
alienist, engaged in a spirited clash
over Thaw's belief that he heard the
voices of young girls crying at being
whipped in a 58th st. house. Dr.
Mills would not admit that this be
lief was a delusion, as Becker con
tended. Concerning that part of Thaw's will
which left a trust fund to prosecute
Stanford White and some of his
friends, Dr. Mills testified that Thaw
did not believe thousands of girls
were being ruined by White and his
friends, but that he did think "their
sexual activities were causing the
downfall of many young girls."
WANTS PEACE NEGOTIATIONS
IN NAME OF HUMANITY
Berlin, via Wireless to Sayville, L. I.,
July 1. The governing board of the
German Socialist party in a mani
festo passed by the censor today
called upon the German government
"in the name of humanity and cul
ture" to begin peace negotiations.
"The German Socialists expect that
their friends in other belligerent
countries will take the same steps,"
the statement declared.
The manifesto made public today
amplified the statement recently pub
lished In the newspaper Vorwaerts.
is placed the blame for the failure of
the earlier peace efforts on French
and Belgian Socialists