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CANDIDATE HUGHES LOSES HIST ORDER POLICE TO PUT DOWN
PANTS-; GOES TO BED
Sheboygan, Wis., Sept 20 Into
LaFollette's Progressive territory,
Republican Nominee Hughes carried
his sermon of a reunited Republican
The nominee was stimulated by
one of the bfgegst meetings ever held
It developed today that Hughes
had an unpleasant experience in
Springfield late yesterday. After his
speech at the fair grounds, the' gov
ernor hurried' back to a hotel, drip
ping with perspiration and anxious
for a change of clothes. He hustled
into a bath, depositing ' his soaked
garments on a chair. Then he got
into a bathtub. In the meantime
there was a hurried search by the
guards for some dry clothes. Gibson,
messenger apd valet, to whom the
garments had been entrusted, had
disappeared. There was a hurried
search for Gibson. In the meantime
the candidate had finished his bath
and was shouting fo rdry clothes. Be
cause they were 'not in evidence he
had to go to bed temporarily until
Gibson put in an appearance with an
excuse about a busted tire.
n THE TROUBLES OF YOUTH
i "I'm in trouble with my g-hi," said
the first youth-disconsolately to his
"Why, what's the trouble?" said
the other sympathetically.
"I've been saying such nice things
to her that she's getting conceited.
Now, if I stop she'll think I don't
care for her any more, and if I go
on she'll think she's too good for
To prevent,, the birds destrpying
the cherries on his tree, the Rev. R.
D. Roller of Charleston, W. Va.,
bought a pair of canton flannel spot
ted cats, such as are used to gladden
,the hearts of infants, placed them
in the tree, and the birds gave it a
RIOTS AT ANY COST
New York, Sept 20. After anight
of worst rioting since beginning of
strike of street car men, ,in which
subway, elevated and Surface cars
were attacked, orders were issued to
day to New York police that rioting
must be put down at all costs.
Authorities are convinced that the
striking men do not intend to aban
don their fight for recognition with
out most desperate struggle and ar
rangements are being made for more
'rigid guard than ever has been nec
essary for protection of trains.
Twenty arrests were made today.
As a further safeguard to trains
and surface cars authorities today
equipped 15 more automobiles for
patrol duty. Twenty of these alreadjv
had been in service and were kept
busy last night answering calls from
every district in city.
An additional squad of plainclothes
men, in charge of a lieutenant, also
was sent out from headquarters.
These men will -be used as patrol for
house tops, 'from which elevated
trains have been attacked repeatedly.
Washington. Naval board has
completed industrial survey of fac
tories and equipment that could be
utilized in case of war. Covers prac
tically every factory and machine
shop in country.
Berlin. 250 drowned when big
dam broke above town of Hannwald.
Wrecked many villages.
Berlin. Prices of meat here "re
duced about 15 per cent
Danville, III. Watch in family of
C. M. Campbell for 116 years still
keeps good time.
San Antonio. 174 guardsmen
dropped out on hike to- Austin. Gen
Funston much disappointed with
poor showing of these militiamen.
Firemen called twice to quench
small fires in stock yards building of
Morris &f Qo. Damage less than $100,