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' TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
Evansville, lnd. Some "dry" town
will get new citizen. Frank Culbert
Bon, grocery clerk, left town, leaving
note to his wife. "I'm going to a 'dry'
town where I can't get booze. I'll send
for you when I steady down."
Jamison City, Pa. Willie Brown,
10, is eating his meals off the mantel.
Willie's mother applied slipper to his
hip pockef, wherein Willie had a box
of toy pistol caps left over from the
Philadelphia. 407 sticks of dyna
mite found scattered along tracks of
Philadelphia & Heading railroad at
Flat Rock dam.
Kansas City, Mo. The Milwaukee
Southwest Limited from Chicago de
railed at Chula, Mo., due to a wash
out; none injured.
Urbana, O. Mrs: J. H. Hamilton
and H. D. Wise, Bowlissville, killed,
Albert K. Shafer, Springfield, brake
man, seriously injured, when Big
Four work train crashed into jitney
bus operated by Wise. ,
Gary, Ind. American Sheet & Tin
Plate Co.'s mills, largest sheet mills-.
In world, now operating full blast
Amsterdam. American women in
Germany issued appeal to women of
America to urge husbands to insist
pn prohibition of exports of arms and
ammunition to allies.
Los Angeles, Cal. Miss Tomsina
Carlisle, 21-year-old Berkeley" stu
dent, born blind, whose eyes recently
were opened by surgical operation,
saw mother for first time today.
Bar Harbor, Me. Mrs. John Jacob
Astor and many other women mem
bers of summer colony here have
pledged themselves to sew shirts, sur
gical bandages and other articles for
allies for at least one hour a week.
Philadelphia. Pensylvania rail
road system carried 180,000 passen
gers last year with one being killed
in train accident.
Hammond, Ind. Orders issued to
Hammond police to arrest all women
.wearing skirts more than nine Inches ,
above shoetops while riding motor
cycles. Oconomowoc, Wis. C. B. Willis,
Chicago chauffeur, killed, and four
Milwaukee girls seriously injured
when auto went through fence.
Kansas City. Kansas farmers
have gone back to beards. They say
the skeeters are so bad this year they
have to grow 'em for protection.
ACTRESS TO MARRY CALVIN
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Miss Olive Wyndham, an actress,
whose engagement to W. Kirkpatrick
Brice, son of the late United States
Senator Calvin S. Brice of Ohio, has
just been announced.
MOTHER OF T. M. SHONTS DIES
John A. Campbell, 9250 S. Robey
st, received word that hns grand
mother, Mrs. Margaret M. Shonts, 89,
mother of Theodore M. Shonts, presi
dent of the Inter-Borough Metropol
itan Rapid Transit Co., died today at
Red Bank, N. J, ,
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