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OUTSIDE NEWS FROM WIRE AND CABLE
New York. Six thousand grocery
clerks are on a strike.
Washington. Edward S. Wertz,
district attorney, selected for TJ. S.
district judge for Northern Ohio -district
to succeed James H. Clarke, re
cently elevated to supreme court
Buffalo, N. Y. Maj. C. W. Camp
bell of British army probaly fatally
hurt when his aeroplane fell 200 feet
to ground at Curtis training field.
Milwaukee. U. S. Sen. Rob't M.
LaFollette, progressive Republican,
has been nominated Republican can
didate to succeed himself by a large
majority over Malcolm G. Jeffries of
Washington. Fairview hotel, re
cently condemned for age, will' be
saved if whole neighborhood, which
has rallied to support of ancient one
legged colored proprietor, can move
Birmingham, Mich. Sheriffs pos
se searching for armed bandit who
shot and killed Douglas Crawford,
15, and wounded two others.
New York. Will of Patrick A. Va
lentine, former fiscal agent Armour
& Co., leaves bulk of $10,000,000 to
son, Patrick A.
New York. W. Bar net, ass't gen
eral manager American Sugar Re
fining Co., suing father-in-law, Chas.
P. Daly, vice pres. New York Central
lines, charging alienation of wife's
Baltimore. Rear Admiral Arthur
J. Pritchard, retired, dead.
Birmingham, Eng. Trades Union
Congress rejected by large majority
plan of American Fed. of Labor for
peace conference of organized labor,
zodies of every country at close of
San Francisco. Rev. Chas. F.
Aked, who resigned pastorate of the
First Congregational church here to
be delegate on Ford peace party, has
been refused reinstatement by for
Los Angeles. H. M. Rebok, sup't
Santa Monica schools, ordered half
tones of "Greek discus throwers"
statue cut from school books as un
fit for children's eyes.
Lincoln, Neb. Wm. J. Bryan has
finished chautauqua season and
after two weeks' rest will give his
time to campaigning for Pres. Wil
son. Brownsville, Tex. First III. caval
ry's trip to Point Isabel, 22 miles
from here, postponed account heavy
New London, Conn. Mexican
joint commission will begin confer
Pittsburgh. Mrs. Lee Merri
weather, St. Louis, forgot $50,000 in
jewels in hotel room when she left
town. Stopped flyer and hurried
back by auto. Maid had turned them '
in to office. Well rewarded.
Washington. State dep't notified
that Germany has put ban on impor
tation of any tobacco except that ;
Washington. Pres. Wilson will go
to New Jersey Friday and does not
expect to return to the capital for a
Washington. Percentage of sick '
in both regular troops and guards
men on border last week less ihan
2 a hundred. Only six deaths in ,J
border army last week. ' '
Washington. Bids for 30 hydro- "
planes to be used for training avia
tion recruits opened today. Lowest '
price. $7,500 each for 12-plane con- '
San Francisco. Great Britain has
purchased entire supply of synthetic
nitrate in Nerway, thereby prevent
ing exportation of this ammunition
requisite to Germany, says J. M.
Humphreys, British nitrate expert.
Washington. State dep't has for
mally refused to recognize British
ruling that any submarine is ship of
war. U. S. insists unarmed sub like
Deutechland. is merchant shj.