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SHRINERS-TO ELECT A NEW
J. Putnam Stevens of Portland,
Me., who will become imperial poten
tate when the imperial council an
cient Arabic order, Nobles of the Mys
tic Shrine, meets. in annual conven
tion in Seattle, July. 13 to 15.
FARMER THE GOAT IN MOST
Evansville, Ind., July 15. George
Kingston, an Illinois farmer, today
served Ms seventieth day in the Van
derburg county jaiL
The "crime" Kingston committed
' was that he complained to the police
that Henry Trainum robbed him of
Since the $300 Kingston lost rep
resented his savings, he was unable'
to give the $300 bond required to in
sure that he appear as a witness
' against Trainum.
Trainum may be innocent. However,
he gave the 300 bond required of
him and then disappeared. Kingston
believes Trainum's bond was paid
with stolen money.
Meanwhile, Kingston is losing his
crops because he cannot tend them.
Physicians fear he is losing his
mind because he fearfully resents
what he believes is an outrage
The Kangaroo court tooik a dislike
to Kingston because he considered
himself other than a criminal and has
heaped petty indignities on the Illinois
. : o o
HE HAD NONE
John quarrelled with winsome Grace
. last night,
While owning freely she's a "bird."
He "SDoke his mind" to her all right,
By sauntering home without a
BITS OF NEWS
Andrew Simpson, Naparville, ex
cused from jury duty. Told Federal
Judge Landis he had to milk 30 cows
NOTED ENGLISHMAN HERE TO
""viiwr,. m i irtm ti " f
D. A- Thomas, the great Welsh coal
producer, who arrived in New York
recently. He was appointed by Da
vid Lloyd-George, England's minister
of munitions, to supervise purchases
of munitions in this country and Canada.