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auditorium to seat 3,000 and many
smaller meeting places.
Learned in Chicago that R. W.
Welles, killed by Mexican bandits,
was relative of Pres. -Wilson.
Prederick Palmer, wa"heorrespond
ent just back from Europe, told Ham
". ilton club U. S. could not intervene in
"'Mexico because it is not prepared.
'' Three boys beat Frank Trapp, sa
loonkeeper, 4211 S. Marshfield av.,
and another over head with lead pipes
.and got away in auto with $700.
Chicago Anti-Capital Punishment
society starts move to save Mrs. Ida
Ball Warren, N. Carolina woman,
from sentence to hang.
Arthur Brice, W. Chicago, killed by
train in Oklahoma. Fourth tragic
death in family.
Henry Unkry given sentence of
from one year to life for killing Mrs.
Elizabeth Wandke, whom he took
from husband to live with.
Marshall Field III. has been ap
pointed by probate court as guardian
of minor brother and sister, Henry
and Gwendolyn. t.
Mrs. Gertrude Howe Britton, mem
ber board of education, says toy pis
tols incite crime among youths.
WARNS GIRLS TO BE LEARY OF
The Business Girl's Co-operative
club was giv6n some inside dope on
the way charitable organizations
were run by Att'y Phillip Maguire at
a meeting in the Auditorium recital
hall last night.
"Don't give your money to organ
ized charity until you know how that
charity is administering its funds,"
he advised. "Now, far too much of it
woes to the administering of the
funds. If you have a dime or a dol
lar or $100 to give, go out and give
It yourself. That is the best way."
Maguire was one of the attorneys
connected with the Curran legislative
commissions who turned in a report
exposing the charities of Illinois as a
Rome. Austrian artillery was
trained on Cettinje and Austrian
gunners were waiting signal to lay
Montenegrin capital in ruins when
King Nicholas signed armistice that
virtually eliminated little mountain
country from war.
Aged Montenegrin ruler wept as
he agreed to truce that probably
means Montenegro's surrender. He
called his military commanders
about him first and expressed will
ingness to take to the mountains and
fight Austrian invaders to the end.
They persuaded him that continua
tion of struggle without outside aid
meant greater misery to his people
than was suffered by Serbians or
Formal negotiations for surrender
of half-starved, poorly equipped lit
tle Montenegrin army was expected
to begin at once. No definite period
has been set for continuance of arm
istice. London. Executive committee of
National Railwaymen's union, one of
most powerful in Great Britain, to
day adopted resolutions opposing
government's conscription bill.
In most drastic resolution yet
adopted by any labor body the exec
utive committee of railwaymen hint
ed at immediate strike of all railway
workers of Great Britain if bill pass
"Unless the government is pre
pared to confiscate wealth of privi
leged classes for more successful
prosecution of the war," read the
resolution, "the railroad workers
will resist to the uttermost the con
fiscation of men whose only wealth
is their labor power."
Constantinople. Turkish troops
have entered important Persian city
of Kermansha, according to unof
ficial reports. Kermanshah is Per
sian trading center of about 30,000,
situated 70 miles west of Hamadan,
where Russian force is operating. .