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teta, in New York, learned he was
to represent his country at the for
eign trade conference in New Or
leans, he sent a cable to Miss Marcal.
While he came here ona train, she
traveled in the steamer? They ar
rived the same day and the wedding
was one of the features of the im
portant trade conference.
POLICE SAY POISONING WAS
PART OF GIGANTIC PLOT
With half of the detective bureau
talking anarchism to the newspapers
and the other half seeking Jean
Crones, the mystery of the poisoned
soup is no nearer to a solution.
Members of the Italian squad of
Ass't Chief Scnuettler's office trans
lated letters found in the trunk of
John Allegrini, friend of Crones.
Schuettler says they show that there
is a powerful anarchistic society in
Rome and that Crones and probably
Allegrini are members.
Men in Schuettler's office have al
ready connected Crones with the as
sassination of King Hunibert of Italy,
the burning of 15 churches in Chi
cago, the attempt to blow up the St.
Patrick's Cathedral in New York, the
bomb explosions of Colorado during
the coal strike and many other out
rages. Meanwhile Crones is in hiding.
He disappeared a half hour before
they served the soup at the Mundelein
banquet in the University Club.
His friend, John Allegrini, refuses
to admit that he is an anarchist or
that he knows anything of the poi
soning of the soup. But the police,
on the strength of what they say the
letters found in his trunk indicate,
have placed a charge of conspiracy
to commit murder against him.
Schuettler, who says he hasn't
watched the doings of the anarchists
for years for nothing, says that a big
plot has been unearthed. He con
nects the poisoning of the soup with
many similar plots and claims that it
is the careful work of a band of men
rather than the impulse of an embit
Neither Capt Hunt of the detective
bureau nor Deputy Scheuttler have
made any report to Chief Healey on
their work in hunting for the man
supposed to have put poison in the
soup at the archbishop's dinner.
MISSISSIPPI LEVEES BREAK
Natchez, Miss., Feb. 15 Main. Mis
sissippi river levee about 25 miles
above SL Joseph, Louisiana, broke.
Flood waters are pouring through
huge crevasses. Thousands of acres
Gap has widened to mile and hun
dreds of persons are making their
way to high lands. Parishes of Te
nassas, Concordia, Madison, Frank
lin and Catahoula will be flooded. 50
towns will be overflowed.
BITS OF NEWS
Drug store Rogers & Diamond,
Great Northern hotel. Two robbers
enter. "Hands up!" Clerk Jos.
Stern points pistol at bandits. "Don't
shoot," they cry. Flee.
Chief Healey's.big shakeup in po
lice department due late today. Many
captains will be shifted, is report.
GIRL KILLS WOLF WITH MOPSTICK .RUSHES
TO RESCUE OF FAMILY DOG
Menominee, Wis. Since Mabel
Henderson killed a wolf with a mop
handle, she has been kept busy an
swering letters that poured in from
all parts of the country. Some wrote
from curiosity to find out what kind
of a girl she was, and others merely
wanted to congratulate her.
When Miss Henderson stepped out
of the house .she saw the family dog
fighting with the wolf. She seized
the mop handle, ' the first weapon
that came into her hands, and went
Jo Jthe .dog's rescue. The picture