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OUTSIDE NEWS FROM WIRE AND CABLE
Indianapolis, Ind. John P. White,,
has "received decisive majority" and
has been nominated to succeed him
self as pres. of United Mine Workers
of America. Chief opponent was
John H. Walker.
New York. New York has a hotel
where you don't have to "buy back"
your hat and overcoat. Management
of the Majestic hotel has prohibited
checkboys accepting tips.
Philadelphia. One of strangest
strikes in history became effective
here today when several hundred er
rand boArs, demanding one cent more
per package, quit work.
Greenwich, Conn. Infantile pa
ralysis has broken out in millionaire
colony here. Grandson of A. W.
Green, pres. National Biscuit Co.,
Goshen, N. Y. Mrs. E. H. Harri
nan makes son, Wm. Averill Harri
man, present of her $5,000,000 home,
Washington. New American bat
tle cruisers will develop greatest
horsepower in engines of any vessel
afloat, 180,000 horsepower. Biggest
Atlantic liners generate from 40,000
to 80,000 horsepower. Will have a
speed of over 40 miles an hour.
Rotterdam. Steamer Nieuw Am
sterdam carries 50 Belgian women
and children refugees going to rela
tives in America.
London. Fireman aboard Harri
son liner Counsellor, sunk off Irish
coast, made affidavit before U. S.
consul that it was sunk by torpedo.
Washington. Government has
virtually given up hope of bringing
France, England and Germany to
gether on plan to get relief into Po
Milwaukee. M. L. Tinney, aero
naut at state fair, fought death from
fire for half hour when fireworks in
balloon prematurely caught fire.
London. Maj. Cedric Cias. Dick
ens, grandson of Chas. Dickens,
Mlleiin action in Franc
Indianapolis. Exercises will be
held in churches and schools
throughout state Oct. 7 in memory
or Jas. Whitcomb Riley, late Hoosier
poet Was his birthday.
Philadelphia. Bell Telephone Co. '
forbids girl employes to paint or have
powdered noses while on duty. Short
skirts and low-cut waists also are
New York. Will of Wm. D. Mor
gan, cousin of late J. P., left $1,000,
000 estate to his Japanese widow.
Boston. Tug which put out to
sea believed to have gone to meet ap
proaching German merchant subma
rine. London. Emperor William and
Field Marshal von Hindenburg will
open German Reichstag Sept 20, is
Marsfjeld, Ore. Man rescued front
burning steamer Congress dying
with fire fumes in lungs for want of
pulmotor. J. E. Jdhnson, steward of
rescue boat Michfe, saved his life by
drawing out fumes with, his own
Winsted, Conn. P. D. Oakey, pres
ident Baldhead Men's Club of Amer
ica, renominated for congress by Re
publicans. Washington. Ass't Sec'y of Com
merce E. C. Sweet will resign to be
come candidate for governor in
Fond du Lac, Wis. Mrs. Geo Ever
hart in suit for divorce says husband
tied her to chair to force pastry down
her throat and forced her to sing at
point of gun.
Baltimore. Maryland state Pro
gressive party committee endorsed
Hughes for president by vote of 15
St. Louis. Insuring lives of wom
en unprofitable to companies, says
life insurance statistician.
Bridgehampton. Pres. Nominee
Hughes will start on campaign tour
again Monday "and will keep at it
evejy day until Nov, 4, when he .will