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OUTSIDE NEWS FROM WIRE AND CABLE
New York. Fred Radsey attempt
ed suicide in Hudson before battery
of movie camera getting pictures of
flying boat regatta. Fought Police
Serg't Frank Dunn, who saved him,
for 10 minutes, while movie men
cranked it all in.
Ossining, N. Y. Jos. E. Hanel and
Jan Trybus electrocuted as murder
ers. Former killed his employer,
Mrs. Julia Heilner, Brooklyn, April,
1915. Thos. Bambrick got two
weeks' reprieve from electrocution.
New York. Clinton W. Under,
former press agent of National
Wholesale liquor Dealers' ass'n, to
day became religious sec'y at West
Side Y. M. C. A.
New York. Wrist watches will be
necessity on Broadway this season.
Not for style, but utility, fashion
makers claim. Jewelers are stock
Estes Park, Colo. Chas. E.
Hughes ended four-day rest in the
mountains and started on eastern leg
of campaign tour that will in seven
days carry him 2,000 miles to Port
New York. Guests went in hydro
planes to attend aviation luncheon
of Harlem board of trade.
Calesburg. P. H. Morrissey, ass't
vice-pres. Burlington road, former
grand chief B. R. T., near death from
Philadelphia. R. C. Kerens, St.
Lc-uis, former ambassador to Austria,
critically ill at Merion.
New York. Miss Henrietta Mi
chaelis, 40, pleaded not guilty to the
charge of stealing $75,000 by jug
gling payroll of American Rattan &
Reed Mfg. Co., whose confidential
'agent she has been for 23 years.
New York. Newman Erb resigned
as pres. of Minneapolis & St Louis
railroad. Succeeded by E. L. Brown,
former vice pres. D. & R. G.
Cleveland. All Cleveland English
papers raise price to 2 cents for sales
outside city limits;
Indianapolis. Speeches at cere
mony to notify Chas. W. Fairbanks
that he hrd been nominated for vice
pres. were all simply knocks at Wil
son. Washington. Congress will pass
retaliatory commercial legislation if
Great Britain persists in her blacklist
against American firms having Ger
Beaver Falls, Pa. Caleb Smith, 96,
used shotgun to halt elopement of
daughter, Miss Cynthia, 78, with Ro
man Williams, 92.
Bangor, Me. "Words, not deeds,
will be resorted to in keeping peace
with nations until words have ceased
to be effective, so long as Pres. Wil
son presides over destinies of na
tion," Att'y Gen. Gregory said in his
Detroit Ford Motor Co. profits
for year ending July 31 $59,994,118,
more than million dollars a week.
More than 27,000 men now on pay
roll. New York. Price of platinum has
jumped $20 an ounce in two days.
Now selling at $86 an ounce.
Berlin. Zuricher Post reports Fe
licie Pfadt, young German woman of
Marseilles, was executed by French
as spy. Brands case as worse than
Panama. New slide in Culebra cut
prevented passage of ships through
Stamford, Conn. Ceo. Punton, 12,
son of Andrew Carnegie's chauffeur,
has infantile paralysis.
Olathe, Kan. John P. St John,
twice governor of Kansas and once
Prohibition candidate for president,
London. Almost certain Russian
grain will be available to allies in
large quantities before end of sea
son. Will replace American wheat. "
St Louis. Dealers refuse workers'
offer to compromise milk wagon
drivers' strike. Police chief orders
strikebreakers and guards disarmed.