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That's a hot story all the papers
ran about a bargain riot at Wool
worth's 5 and 10-cent store.
Women are knocked down and
trampled on in department store bar
gain crushes sometiines.
But the big department stores ad
vertise and the little 5 and 10-cent
The loop is a dirty jam of a place
to go shopping most of the time.
And now they're talking about a
subway to make it worse.
The Evening Post showed a lot of
Printed a big story about how
Mayor Thompson met Fitzpatrick
and Nockels, and how Thompson
bawled 'em out and said he wouldn't
have anything to do with 'em.
It was a good story and live reading.
ONLY IT NEVER HAPPENED.
The mayor's secretary telephoned
Fitzpatrick and Nockels the mayor
would see 'em Tuesday instead of
WAR NEWS OF ONE YEAR AGO
' French minister of war issues call
for additional reservists, bringing into
fche field all men between 20 and 48.
Left wing French army again falls
back to avoid engagement on unfa
vorable ground that might have been
Germany reports 120,000 Russians
killed and 70,000 prisoners taken at
Allenstein. Russians claim they have
hot been seriously checked.
Czar's edict renames St. Peters
Vienna report says 3,000,000 men
are engaged on Russian-Prussian-Austrian
border. Battle line 400 miles
PENN. OFFERS BIG ARMY TO U. S.
Philadelphia, Aug. 31. Pennsyl
vania railroad will offer U. S. govern
ment an army of 100,000 men. It is
biggest move ever made by any com
pany in world for national prepared
ness. It comes from highest Pennsyl
vania railroad authorities who are
maturing a plan to let every employe
take a month's vacation and go to a
training camp for military instruc
tion. Size of army depends upon how
many employes will accept this offer.
If everybody went the Pennsylvania's
legion would greatly outnumber the
army which Meade commanded at
PAUL ARMSTRONG, FAMOUS
New York, Aug. 31. Paul Arm
strong, playwright, died of heart dis
ease in his home last night. He had
recently been operated on for. en
largement of the heart
Armstrong was 46 years old and
was born in Kidder, Mo. He was at
one time a licensed master of steam
vessels on the Great Lakes and later
a newspaper writer in Chicago. His
first successful play was "The Heir
to the Hoorah." He also wrote "A
Romance of the Underworld," "Alias
Jimmy Valentine" and "The Escape."
With Wilson Mizner he wrote "The
Deep Purple." In that play his wife,
then Catherine Calvert, was leading
HOPE OF EUROPEAN PEACE
INCREASES IN WASHINGTON
Washington, Aug. 31. Hope of
peace in Europe is increasing in
Concessions British announced in
way of small modifications in their
trade restrictions came as great en
couragement There was no intima
tion that they were in recognition of
Germany's changed submarine pol
icy, but, coming as sequel to kaiser's
not yef very formal pledge of more
merciful methods than Ms U bo;
commanders have hitherto follow
in their undersea campaign, ne1
that Great Britain had yielded e
slightly was deemed significant