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; ' Memphis, Tenn. Charging them
"with failure to enforce Tennessee
prohibition law and alleging discrep
ancies in city's financial statements,
12 citizens petitioned court for re
moval of Mayor Edward H. Crump,
Fire and Police Commissioner R. Aut
ley and Inspector of Police 0. H.
London. Severe earthquakes re-
if corded by seismographs in Ireland
and Scotland. Center of disturban
ces thought Pacific ocean.
lola, Kas. Hundreds of persons
driven from homes when seven-inch
cloudburst sent Elm Creek out of its
banks, flooding east and southeast
sections. Many persons missing.
Property loss estimated at $100,000.
Columbus, O. Massey Golden in
stantly killed, John Albright fatally
hurt when shop car and freight car
collided on Scioto Valley traction
Springfield. III. State Auditor
Brady issued call for condition of
state banks at commencement of
business Sept 3.
Cleveland. Most severe earth
quake shock ever felt by Cleveland
instrument recorded late yesterday by
Father Odenbach's seismograph at
St Ignatius college. Believed severe
in Mexico or Central America.
Washington. Comptroller ot cur
rency issued call for condition of na
tional banks at close of business on
Sept 2. .
East Orange, N. J. ' Because Jim
Savage lost decision to Young Wei
nert week ago, George Magee, ice
dealer, rolled peanut down Main
street here for three-quarters of mile
New York. One killed and four
wounded is casualty list of Italian fes
tival It happened over penny's worth
of pink popcorn.
Sayville, L. I. Mrs. John Moe saw
snake wiggling in her garden. Two
legs were on its front end. Killing
the snake she saw the legs emerge on
a toad. Moment later another toad
Berlin. Infant daughter born to
Princess Adalbert, wife of third son
of kaiser, at Prinzen villa, Saturday,
died yesterday. Princess recovering.
Huntington, W. Va. Such Spur
lock, 89, and Mrs. Julia McComas, 79,
eloped from 'Lincoln county today
and were married. Relatives oppos
ed their marriage.
London. Insurance writers bet
ting 10 to 1 that America would not
go to war with Germany before Oct
30 and 6 to 1 that two countries will
not be at war before Dec. 30.
CLAIM HESPERIAN WAS NOT
UNDER CONVOY WHEN HIT
London, Sept. 7. Allan liner Hes
perian was not under convoy when
she was torpedoed while en route to
Montreal Saturday evening. No pa
trol ships, so far as is known, were
within many miles of her and her
officers considered her out of the sub
Cap't Main's report was laid before
admiralty today. When it has been
thoroughly digested a brief statement
will be given out, ..making it known
officially whether the Hesperian was
attacked without warning or wheth
er she attempted to escape or to ram
the U boat
Washington, Sept 7. Ambassa
dar Page advised state department
British admiralty refutes German
charge Hesperian was warship.
"The admiralty states," Page re
ported, "that Hesperian was sailing
as ordinary passenger liner and has
never been in government service
since war began."
United States ordered an investi
gation by its representatives abroad
to determine whether Hesperian hit
a mine or was torpedoed.
The register in the street car may
be shelved. An electric device has
just been patented by which the pas
sengers entering a car are recorded