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Peoria, 111, Archbishop Jonn' Lan
caster Spauldingone of leading pre
lates of Catholic church, dead here
at age of "76, following illness of
years. Burial here Tuesday.
New York. Life of Elias Jazra,
under , sentence of execution for
murder, may be save'fl by confession
of Nebeah Ghatas, Syrian woman,
that is was she who killed Raffa
Seymour, Ind. Robber shot and
slightly wounded Miss Mera Hun
sucker, ass't cashier Medora State
bank, who refused to pass over
$5,000 she had. Escaped.
Baltimore. Original letter of Geo.
Washington to Catholics of the
country stqjen from vault under
sanctuary of Baltimore cathedral.
Ossining, N. Y. "Giggles" Gugli
elmo, "trusty," Sing Sing wanted to
go to. New York to visit dying father.
Request denied and Gugllelmo asked
to be locked vf in cell, so he couldn't
Springfield, 111. James Lane, 5,
playing soldier with ,22 rifle, killed
his mother, Mrs. Jessie Lane.
A RETREAT FOR.
SLAYER OF. PHYSICIAN' SAYS
HE VVRONGEr HER
Macon, Ga.,Aug. 26. Southern
chivalry and "unwritten law" are re
lied upon by Mrs. H. C. Adams to
free her of charge 6f murdering
Capt. Edgar J. Spratllng, one of the
'most prominent physicians in Atlan
ta, whom Bhe shot and killed at the
state mobilization camp here.
"He was my family physician and
he took advantage of me," said Mrs.
Adams in jail today.
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ALLIES' OFFENSIVE FAILURE, v
SAYS GEN. VON KLUCK
Strausberg, Germany, Aug-. 26. In
eight weeks of tremendous effort
with lavish expenditure of human
flesh and blood and ammunition, the
allies not only have failed to break
the German line on the Somme, but
have not even badly bent it, says Gen.
Alexander von Kluck.
"They have gained a few kilome
ters at terrible losses," said Von
Kluck. "The English have accom
plished practically nothing They
have only exposed themselves to our
counter attacks, which will certainly
London. British air forces bom
barded German airship sheds at Na
mur, Belgium. Impossible to ob
serve amount of damage done. Onq
British machine failed to return.
Petrograd. Russians have re
sumed advance in region of Stanls-'
lau after week's lull in fighting, cap
turing, village of Cuta and reaching
sources of Bistritza and Bistritza
London. Armed British boarding
steamer Duke of Albany sunk in the
North sea by submarine; 24 lost.
' Paris Strong German reconnois-;
sance south of Hill 121 dispersed by
Spring Lake, N. J Mrs. Wrrn G,
McAdoo, wife of sec'y of treasury, -suffering
, from attack of scarlet
fever, not typhoid, as at first