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Lausanne. Several representatives
of Ford peace enterprise reached
Lausanne to hold public meetings.
Trying to recruit Swissdelegation to
permanent tribunal. "
Washington. Bills will be intro
duced in congress and in state legis
lature to make April 13, Thomas Jef
ferson's birthday, a holiday. National
Democratic League of Clubs an
nounced. Washington. President Wilson
has commuted to six months peniten
tiary sentence of William H. Arm
strong, Jr., of Philadelphia, convicted
with 5 other financiers in April, 1913,
of using mails to defraud.
Washington. Big shakeup in avia
tion service of army threatened as a
result of sensational charges made
before senate military committee by
Senator Robinson, Arkansas.
Memphis, Tenn. Reported large
new chemical plant of Federal Dye
stuff and Chemical Co., Kingsport,
Ten., was set on fire by unidentified
person. Loss $500,000.
Washington. Capital flooded with
handsome booklet "The Document
in the Case" issued by United Shoe
Machinery Co. in opposition to con
firmation of Louis D. Brandeis as jus
tice of supreme court.
Cincinnati. Dr. W. A. Winters of
New Castle, Ind., said Lucy Atkins,
thought by some persons to be his
daughter, Catherine, 10, who disap
peared 3 years ago, is not Catherine.
Philadelphia. Mrs. Resalia T.
Stewart who died recently bequeath
ed $1,000 to her angora cat, known
as "Mrs. Puss." Merchants Trust
Co. appointed executor for cat
New York. Daniel G. Reid gave
,500,000 Fifth avenue mansion to
daughter and will move into modest
little flat nearby renting for $20,000
vear. Flat has 24 rooms and 6 baths.
Washington, Washington society
oees in wearing of certain fragile
filmy hats at president's reception last
night daring plan to pave way for
' wearing regular hats at such events.
New York. Health com'r told
Congestion committee, persons living
in dark cellars are as healthy as in
habitants of sunny apartments.
SUIT AGAINST BIRTH CONTROL
New York, Feb. 19. Federal Judge
Dayton dismissed 2-year-old indict
ment against Mrs. Margaret Sanger,
accused of sending improper matter
through the mails. The charge was
based on circulation of birth control
Just when Mrs. Sanger's friends
were preparing demonstration tomor
row night at Bandbox theater to call
attention to her case, Federal Judge
Dayton quashed indictment against
her. Dis't Att'y Content moved dis
missal of the indictment, asserting
there now is doubt of Mrs. Sanger's
The development, it was reported
today, will be followed by an imme
diate and energetic renewal of birth
Sanger martyr demonstration now
will become .jubiliation meeting, pro
UNLICENSED LABOR AGENT
DRAWS HEAVY FINE
Jos. Rossi, labor agent who oper
ated on the street at Gilpen pL and
Halsted, took $8 from three men,
promising to get them porter jobs at
the Board of Trade. They did not
get their jobs.
Rossi was fined $150 in municipal
court today for operating as a labor
agent without license. His convic
tion was the result of the work of
Michael McCune, assistant to R. J.
Knight, supervisor of employment
Det Serg Chas. Dudley fired
through crowd in chase through the
loop to capture Roy Lancaster, on po
role from Joliet charged with passing