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Philadelphia. Hundreds of sharks,
some of them 12 to 14 feet long,
sighted few miles off Virginia coast
by crew of British steamship Capac,
which arrived from Chile.
Grand Rapids,, Mich. Freeman
Priest, insane man who barricaded
himself and fought off officers who
tried to arrest him, late rescaplng, ar
rested. London. Official investigation of
. Dardanelles and Mesopotamian cam
paigns has been decided upon by the
British government, Premier Asquith
informed house of commons.
Washington. Ambassador Fran
cis, Petrograd, has cabled state dep't
that he had conference with Premier
Sazanoff, July 14, and latter prom
ised to consider this government's
appeal for Polish relief agreement
Washington. President Wilson
has urged Labor Sec'y Wilson and
Commerce Sec'y Redfield to make
an investigation of garment work
ers' strike in New, York.
Memphis, Tenn. J. C. Benson, a
former street car company employe,
died-and two others in critical condi
tion from gunshot wounds as result
of labor riot.
Topeka, Kan. Ballots for Kansas
national guard to use in voting at
primaries, Aug. 1, were turned over
to Gov. Capper today by sec'y of
state to be forwarded to troops along
Cleveland. Balance sheet com
piled io days ago on John D. Rock
efeller's 79th birthday said to show
his private fortune exceeds a billion
Ashvelle, N. C. Additional bodies
found in widely-separated districts
of North Carolina brought death to
tal from recent floods to 70. Six per
Kansas-City, Mo. Wage increases
from 3 to 5 cents ton granted by coal
operators at conference here be
tween committee of miners and the,
Southwest Interstate Coal Operators'
Burlington, fla. Prof. Cilmore
Swaney, sup't school Brighton, la.,
and Rev. J. W. Jefferson killed by
lightning on Chatauqua grounds.
New York. Will Booz is registered .
at Waldorf. Hotel employes wonder
ing if he will.
New York. Tommy Mulligan, 17,
is oldest of four children left moth
erless a few weeks ago. He got a job
today and marched his "family" over
to police headquarters to care for
them, until he can save up enough to
New York. An anonymous writer
sent $300 to Martin Sweeney, long-,
termer in Sing Sing, as "conscience
money." Sweeney can't figure who
owns such a remarkable conscience.
New York. B. Rappaport hunted
for gas leak with match. Will be able
to leave bed in week or so.
Lenox, Mass, Miss Beatrice Bish
op's pet monkey, Prince Chin Chin,
who has crossed Atlantic eight times,
been up in an aeroplane and automo-
blled extensively, has been barred
from the beach here because he
Two arrested after stealing safe
from Western Union branch office,
1523 W. Madison Had safe in alley
trying to open it with hammer. Men
who said they were F. Howe and Ray
Boushard, 1453 W. Madison, ar
rested. Friends fighting to secure freedom
for Geo. Walter Barnes, who killed
mother-in-law in Hotel Wychmere in
Although 60 years of age, Gen. Pe
tain, French hero of Verdun, is an
all-around athlete anl keeps himself
in training by skipping the rope and
weighing all the food he eats.
Italy and England have never b$en
at war with each other, a fact At
tested by an Italian proverb: "War
with all the world peace with England."