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Parkersburg, W. Va. Crew blam
ed overheated stove in cabin for fire
which burned steamer Ohio to wa
London. British steamer Chur
chill, which sailed from New York
Jan. 13 for Havre, foundered at sea.
Ambrose, N. D. Partial relief for
city came today with arrival of Soo
line train from east. Train had
smashed through drifts. City cut off
from all supplies for 21 days.
Washington. Lieut Herbert A.
Jones, commander of reserve torpedo
flotilla, and Ensign Robert D. Kirk
patrick, navigation officer, ordered
court-martialed because of loss or
theft of navy's secret code book from
Zurich. German financiers assur
ed by government German-American
controversies are about to be settled,
according to dispatches from Frank
fort Urbana, O. A. E. Curry, farmer,
killed wild cat measuring 4 feet in
MAN WHO GOT FORTUNE FROM
Willard Yates Miller was brought
back to Chicago from Honolulu yes
terday with his wife, a former wait
ress. He was charged with forging
his mother's name and obtaining a
total of $140,000 of the $500,000 es
tate left by his father.
Miller laughed at the. forgiveness
of his mother and accepts' the re
leases of the Northern and Illinois
Trust Co. without gratitude.
He called his dead father one of the
greatest swindlers of his day and
stated that his mother knew he was
earning money unlawfully.
Miller now intends to go to some
little town and start in business.
Salvatore Macurio, 1219 W. Erie,
arrested as suspect in Patrolman Ayl
WOMAN CAUGHT TRYING TO ROB
CHURCH POOR BOX
'There is a burglar alarm connect
ed with the poor box of the Catholic
Church of Our Lady of PompeL Yes
terday Father Barabino was awak
ened in the parish house at 1224 Mc
Allister pi. by the bell. .At the poor
box he found a little Italian woman,
a girl wife, who had a bag in which
there was $3 in pennies and nickels.
She was arrested.
Yesterday she was brough before
Judge Williams in the Maxwell st
court She seemed dazed and Judge
Williams continued the case till Fri
day. He ordered the police to in
vestigate. o o
POET-DIPLOMAT OF THE SERBS
THANKS U. S. FOR RELIEF WORK
Qwoinwooo A uNotRwroop
Former Serbian state secretary for
foreign affairs and late minister to
the court of St. James he is now in
this country with the Serbian mission
to thank the American people for
their generous relief work. Mr.
Miyatovich is a poet as well as diplomat