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Joplin, Mo. Publishers of The
Menace, charged with sending ob
scene matter through mails, acquit
ted by federal court jury.
New York. IVIrs. Geo. Korbett got
her veil singde "BffSand her face all
blistered when she yanked open cre
matory door for last look at her hus
band. New York. Leaving just enough
money to pay for their funeral, Geo.
Batum and his wife, aged and phys
ically miserable, called on undertak
er, bought their coffins and turned
Atlantic City, N. J. "Gunpowder
rings," whittled from hardened
chunks of powder and set with chip
diamonds, are selling with bang
New York. Because, it is charged,
he punched nose o fmessenger boy
who got him out of bed at 11 o'clock
in morning, Norman Selby (Kid Mc
Coy) held for trial Monday.
Boston. Fire blazed merrily in
one part of Woburn early today
while whole fire deDartment was
looking for it in another. Box 35
Washington. Greatest menace to
profitable watermelon growing is an
thracnose, newly discovered disease,
and not small boys or "colored gem
men," agriculture dep't reported.
AMERICANS FLEEING AFTER
El Paso, Tex., Jan. 15. Americans
were fleeing from Northern Mexico
today. Threats of bandits to exter
minate foreigners, murder of total of
Sfl Americans and one Englishman
Sn Chihuahua within last week and
state department's appeal to leave
troubled districts were having their
Special train sent from El Paso
was returning from Parrall, a mining
town in Southern Chihuahua, with
about 150 Americans, including
many women and children. Fifty
two other refugees arrived here last
To prove that Gen. Jose Rodri
guez was captured and executed by
Col. Maximo Marquez, the dead ban
dit's body was being brought to
Juarez for identification by Amer
ican authorities. Redriguez is held
responsible for murder of George P.
Parsons, an American, and Peter
Keene, Englishman. He was also
charged in early reports with the
Santa Ysabel massacre.
Carranzista commanders were ur
gently requested by state department
to afford ample protection to the 500
Mormon colonists in Casas Grandes
district who refuse to leave.
New York, Jan. 15. Every mem
ber of the gang of Mexican bandits
responsible for massacre of Ameri
cans at Santa Ysabel will be executed
immediately upon capture, Gen. Ja
cinto Trevino, Carranza commander
has wired United Press.
Binks You motor and fish, but
that don't help you. You need some
leg exercise, old fellow.
Jinks Well, I kick the servants
now and then!