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Paris. Explosion in Belgian pow
der plant at Granville, near Havre,
shook surrounding territory, blow
ing out windows and doors of nouses.
Believed number of persons killed.
Ottawa, Ont. "Woman of Alberta
have won their fight to save hfe of
Mrs. Annie Hawkes of Macleod, sen
tenced to hang for killing of her hus
band's paramour. Sentence com
muted to ten years' imprisonment.
Washington. Simultaneous with
announcement that American note
on Ancona incident had been deliv
ered by Ambassador Penfield to the
Austrian foreign office, it became
known Baron Zwiedinek, temporary
successor to Ambassador Dumba,
stands in grave danger of following
latter home by request of the U. S.
New York. British freighter Tyn
inghame of 3,740 tons afire or has
sprung leak few miles out of New
York. Wirelessed she was putting
back, signaling "N. K.," which means
either "afire" or "leaking."
Cleveland. Miss Nellie Feldkamp
gave up chance to press $5,000 slan
der suit and accepted apology from
Frederick SkeeL After apology she
asked the suit be dismised.
Louisville, Ky While recuperat
ing from strain of inaugural cere
monies, llrs. A. C. Stanley, wife of
new governor, further fatigued by
notice of distant relative's $35,000
New York. Mrs. Mary Inser be
came hysterical in movie show wheir
she recognized her father in film
showing captive German troops un
der guard of French soldiers.
New Haven. Because continued
impersonation df female characters
would make them effeminate, Dean
Frederick Jones of Yale forbade ac
tors of Yale Dramatic ass'n from spe
cializing in feminine roles.
Philadelphia. Motorcyclist Roy
Wilson of Lamott, Pa., struck wom
an with such force her body felled
man standing near by. Physicians
said man was more seriously injured
Kenton, O. Thieves stole $100
from trousers on bedpost Belonged
to John Quinn, 90, invalid.
London. Germany may permit
Ford peace party to land at one of
her ports and then proceed to Swit
zerland in case Dutch authorities re
fuse permission for peace confer
ence, says Berne correspondent of
the Morning Post
Russellville, Ark. Student strik
ers were jolted and surprised when
they sought to spank Chas. B. Scott,
president of second district state ag
ricultural college. Scott licked 'em
all into submission. .
SCHOOL BOARD SIDELIGHT
The clerk was totaling the vote on
the appointment of Edward J: Pig
gott to the position of school board
trustee. The reporters had already
finished. The appointment had been
rejected, 33 to 32.
"What's the vote?" asked Aid. De
Priest, colored representative from
the second ward. He was told.
"Change your vote; it will save
Piggott," he called to Aid. Nathan
Stern of the third ward.
"What's that?" asked Stern. The
word was repeated and the alderman
arose. After making a personal at
tack on Aid. Rodriguez he changed
.his vote. DePriest grinned compla
cently. j. In originally voting no Stern ex
plained, saying that Piggott mixed
too much in politics to suit him.
BITS OF NEWS
Girls of West and Seeley tele
phone exchanges complained to po
lice that well-dressed masher has-:
been annoying them as they go from
Boy bandits shot and severely
wounded G. M. Chipman, 60, agent
Douglas Park "L" station, then fled
without taking any coin.
Jos. Hadock, 2701 S. Whipple, held
up and robbed of $47,50,