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1916- 'me balance will not fall due
7. Pending fixing the price the
city is required to set aside from
earnings, in a sinking fund, $300,000
The price is not expected to exceed
$20,000,000. The city expects to be
in possession of the car lines by
Jan. 1, 1916.
SHE'S 84, BUT ASKS TO ENTER
Mrs. Amy Winship.
, Authorities of the University of
Kansas are considering the applica
tion of Mrs. Amy Winship, 84, for
permission to enroll as a student
Last year she took special work In
sociology and psychology at the Uni
versity of "Wisconsin.
JOHN BULL WANTS UNCLE SAM
TO SHELL OUT BIG DOUGH
Washington, Oct. 7. Great Britain
has asked-the U. S. to pay claims for
property loss aggregating between
$40,000 and $50,000 to British sub
jects at Vera Cruz, resulting" from
American occupation of Mexican sea
port in April, 1914. Major Hohler,
British military attache in Mexico,
filed request informally.
U. S. GAVE OUT 2,500 JOBS
Working quietly and efficiently, the
federal employment bureau of which
Dr. Pency Prentiss is head, supplied
2,500 jobless with work last month,
according to the report to Washing
ton. Most of the positions were on
farms as laborers, but the variety
offered "down-and-outs" was great
Fanners, esnecially throughout Illi
nois, are calling on the federal free
bureau when in need" of help.
Wheeling, W. Va. Body of Susie
Bozusky, 20, Bellaire, O., found in
alley. Believed victim of illegal op
eration. Dr. Felix R. Newmap and
Thomas J. Miller, negroes, arr-ested.
Washington. Death of Fireman
George TrugUlo in the Newport naval
hospital from burns in oil fire on the
U. S. S. Cummings reported.
Washington. Another serious pas
senger train wreck between Vera
Cruz and Mexico City reported to the
state dep't. All passengers killed, ac
cording to one dispatch. Another
message says 50 killed.
New York. Mrs. Norah Donalen,
serving a sentence in House of Good
Shepard, probably will be paroled.
Her young son Jimmy is playing
mother to four babies and made a
plea to mayor for his mother's re
lease. New York. Nancy Walker Hull,
19-year-old Charleston, S. C, girl,
whose parents considered her "too
young to marry," has been married
two months. Groom is St Julien