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hope of the Republican party, has
long been dead. It died of too much
Roosevelt La Follette was truly a
NATIONAL GUARD MAY BE KEPT
ON BORDER FOR TRAINING
New York, June 30. Even should
the Mexican situation ease up, the
national guard of the U. S. may be
kept sometime at border concentra
tions camps and put through
rigorous course of training. High
army officers here today intimated
that the opportunity for training
sucn a large body of the citizen sol
diery as will be assembled on the
border w tsaoooodg cManyrdlaoin
border was too good a one not to be
Camp Beeman, N. Y. Company T
of famous Sixty-fifth "foreign le
gion has 125 Poles enrolled. Serg't
Wogtkowski, who calls the roll, has
full command over all the jawbreak
ers. Company K is nearly all Ger-
mah, but has a Greek barber, hero
of Greco-Turkish war, in the ranks.
Macon, Go. Not wishing to play
the role of the "girl he left behind,"
Mrs. P. H. Simmons, who was mar
ried to Private Simmons an hour be
fore his troop marched, bobbed her
hair squeezed into a khaki uniform
and joined the regiment Her dis
guise was discovered and she "was
New Yorw John Vartus, Greek
bootblack, did his "bit" for the na
tion by putting a free shine on every
pair of shoes worn by 150 militia
men of the Tenth regiment before
they entrained for Camp Whitman.
Dallas, Tex. Vanderbilt's regi
ment of New York national guard
passed through en route to border.
Champlain, N. Y. Rookies fight
ing theoretical battle here got so ex
cuted that they drove their imagin
ary enemy over boundary into Can
ada before umpires woke up and
called a halt Lieut Waldo, former ,
police commission of New York, was
on his way to Montreal at head of his
troop when called back.
JURY FREES TAUSCHER IN THE
CANAL PLOT CASE
New York, June 30. Capt Hans
Tauscher was found not guilty on
charge of conspiring to inaugurate
a military movement against Canada
which had as its object destruction
of .the Welland canal.
Testifying in his own behalf, Taus
cher intimated that he had been
duped by Captain von Papen, for
mer military attache to the German
embassy, whose recall was asked by
the United States.
SHOE WORKERS STRIKE
Sixty workers of the Athletic Shoe
Co., 1427 Carroll av., went on. strike
today for a slight increase in wages
and improvement of sanitary condi
tion in the shop. The workers, both
men and women, are members of the
United Shoemakers' union. Meet
ings are being held in Wicker Park
BITS OF NEWS
Patrick J. O'Connor, 34, took a
punch at recruiting serg't Frank
Drzevicki when latter refused to let
Alice Christensen, 19, 1730 N. Kar
lov av., and Anna Foss, 25, 3725
Christiana av., hit by auto driven by
Harry Rook, 726 Grand av.
Geo. Repa, 34, 4510 Justine st., fell
from 2d story window. May die.
Unidentified man found dead in box
car in Chicago Heights.
G. W. Zeiger, packer, 515 W. Chi
cago av., robbed of checks and cash
amounting to $16,975 on Chicago
av. car by pickpockets.
Chief Healey denies contemplating
South Side police shakeup.
Twenty excavators employed by A.
Cierney Teaming Co., 131 E. Grand
av., on strike.
Mysterious" fire, escond within two
weeks. In bldg. at 221-223 W. Madi
son. Small damage.