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Kansas City. H. S. Lockridge of
Los Angeles, who shot Miss May Ten
nison, Monday, committed suicide.
IndianapoJis. Judge Eichhorn sus
tained all but five rilinor counts of
indictments which charge Thomas
Taggart, Dem. nat committeeman,
Mayor Joseph E. Bell, Chief of Police
Perrott and over 100 others with con
spiring to corrupt Marion county
Tallahasse, Fla. Man giving name
as August Irbolph arrested here by
secret service agents, charged with
spying on and making drawings of
government properties along Florida
Omaha, Neb. District Federal
Judge William N. Munger, 70, died
this morning after two years' illness.
Muskegon, Mich. Merrit Zavitz,
35, track foreman for the Pere Mar
quette railroad, hanged himself in
New York. An excited woman
rushed up to Mrs. Louise Rausch,
and, thrusting a baby, at her, said:
"Please hold it till I come back." She
hasn't come back.
New York. Women and children
were trampled and 300 passengers
engaged in a wild riot aboard steam
er Andrew M. Smith, on fire in mid
dle of Hudson. It was all staged for
Pittsburgh, Pa. Ornamental fleur-de-lis
on Pittsburgh's ancient city
hall was jarred loose by blast and fell,
striking and killing R. S. McGarvey.
One year ago McGarvey's father was
South Bend, Ind. "Man has right
to swear when another has his um
brella and refuses to give it up," ruled
Special Judge Hammond'. George
Riggas was charged with swearing in
a public place without cause.
Indianapolis. Mickey Ford, pugil
ist, quarreled with his mother-in-law,
Mrs. Nellie Brown. Sharp jab to the
face knocked out two of Mrs. Brown's
THOUSANDS READY FOR PUBLIC
Local unions of more than 90,000
membership have sent notices to the
Chicago Federation of Labor that
delegates have been elected to the
convention of Aug. 29. The meeting
wiU.be held at 180 Washington st A
public ownership league is to be or
ganized. 4 )
uutsme of the street railways or
ganized labor has not been able to
get a strong foothold in any privately-owned
public utility in Chicago,"
said Morton L. Johnsos of the federa
tion committee in charge.
"Chicago Telephone Co., Com
monwealth Edison and People's Gas
are all anfi-labor union. We are
going to organize a public ownership
movement that will break their grip
not only on the consumers, but the
BITS OF NEWS
Edward Locke, 22, of 111 S. May
field av., Austin, and Albert Christy,
21, of 5456 W. Madison, teamsters,
badly beaten in fight with four auto
ists. Quarreled over right of way.
Case against Flora Kirkpatrick,
6230 Sheridan rd., and Tom Cheevers,
3149 Flournoy, nonsuited. Arrested
George Cohen, 1354 North Park
av., 21st ward, slated to run for state
central committeeman of 9th cong.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Sept wheat
up. All else down. Sept close, $1.11.
NEW YORK STOCK. War stocks
and railway issues up.
Partly cloudy tonight and Friday;
not much change in temperature;
gentle to moderate northwest winds,
becoming variable Friday. Tempera
ture Wednesday: Highest, 70; low