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Erie, Pa. Fire today did $10,000
damage to Bay City Forge Co.
Detroit, Mich. With largest force
of employes in the history of con
cern, Ford motor plant resumed oper
ations after usual midsummer ten
day shutdown. 20,000 men ordered
Washington. Treasury Comptroll
er George E. Downey's appointment
as associate justice of court of claims
Des Moines, la. Mrs. Sudie E.
Whitaker, Chicago, alleged heiress of
millions in estate of Sir Francis
Drake, British sea rover, indicted on
charge of obtaining money by false
Hamilton, O. Nat M. Brigham, 59,
Wheaton, HI., fell dead of apoplexy at
C, R & D. railroad station as he was
buying ticket for Greenfield, 0.,
where he was to lecture tonight
New York.. Youthful Elwood Kohl
mann found box of funny looking ob
jects in his grandfather's safe. Be
gan investigating with penknife. Lost
two eyes and three fingers. Percus
New York. Meyer Colub noncha
lantly puffed a cigaret as he filled a
demijohn with rare old bourbon. Cig
arette slipped, saloon partly burned,
Washington. George Williamson,
credited with being original mixer of
gin rickeys, died suddenly yesterday.
Clinton, III. A. A. Reed, land own
er, missing. Had $25000 in cash
when he left for Springfield 5 days
Winona, Minn. C. H. Grant, who
posed as Eastland hero, passed
Pinckneyville, III. 6 of 9 men sus
pected of complicity in alleged plot
to dynamite Granger Coal Com
pany's mine arrested.
Pittsburgh. Contented with his
present lot Rev. William Graham, 60,
pastor of St Patrick's Catholic
church, ha& refused to burden -11101-1
self with $15,000,000 left to him by
death of relatives.
Orange, N. J. Thomas A. Edison
yielded to pleas of his neighbors and
has thrown away one of his inven
tions a fire whistle which could bo
heard, the neighbors say, olear to tho
Little Eda one day turned to her
mother, who was a widow, and said:
"Mamma, do you really and truly
"Why, of course, my dear. Why
do you ask?"
"And will you prove it to me?"
"Yes, if I can."
"Then go marry the man around!!
the corner who keeps the candy
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