Newspaper Page Text
New York. "The widowers and
widows pleasure association," de
signed to bring bereaved members of
opposite sexes together, has been
denied incorporation because name
Cambridge, Mass. 25 per cent of
graduates of Yale and Harvard do
not marry, statistics show.
Panama. Maj. Gen. G. W. Goe
thals, governor of Panama, on way
to New York. Is believed he will not
New ' York. 33 Scotch and one
Irish girl, all of them brides-to-be, ar
rived on Anchor line steamer Cali
fornia from Glasgow.
London. Reported that resigna
tion of Gottlieb von Jagow, German
foreign minister, is imminent HI
health given as cause.
Washington. Great Britain has
assured state dep't there will be no
'more such seizures of American
goods on foreign ships, as was true
of goods shipped from Hongkong to
Manila on Chinese steamers.
Albuquerque, N. M. Prohibition
party national candidates and cam
paigners given warm welcome in wet
Ft Worth, Tex. Tarrant county,
which includes city of Ft Worth, held
local option vote and decided to re
Springfield, III. Battery F., com
posed of college students, mustered
out of service. First and Second inf.
expected to be released from service
Aurora, III. Paul Verholye, 19,
pleaded guilty to murdering child
sweetheart, Gwendolyn Holden, 15,
on May 24, becauseshe laughed at
him when he chided her fpr going
with other fellows.
Kenosha, Wis. 40 jitney bus driv
ers arrested in beginning of war by
Kenosha on nickel-a-ride autos.
Springfield. City police ask Camp
Lincoln military authorities to arrest
Q. B..Melvin and Geo. Fossell, Chi
cago members of Co. D., First Inf.,
whom they say assaulted Chas. Coul
ter. Coulter may die.
Los Angeles. Half the country
newspapers in America will have to
cease publication unless white paper
shortage is relieved, said Bruce Bliv
en, professor in journalism, Univ. of
Camajuani, Cuba. One killed and
17 wounded in election for governor
of Santa Clara .province.
Sioux City, la. Both evening pa
pers, Tribune and Journal, raise the
price of editions to 2 cents a copy.
o o r
EXTRA LEGISLATIVE SESSION
FOR TRACTION STRIKE
New York, Sept 26. An extraor
dinary session of New York legisla
ture to deal with conditions growing
out of New York traction strike will
be requested of Gov. Whitman to- ...
day when New York city members of -"
legislature will meet with him at the
Hotel St Regis.
Movement to hold special session
has support not only of New York
legislators, but strike leaders as welL''
Gov. Whitman, however, on pre
vious occasions, has not been favor
able to idea of special, session and
there is no certainty that he will ac
Union leaders are now reluctant to'
make any positive predictions as to
number of workers who will respond
to their general strike call, but have ,
announced that probably some of "
unions originally scheduled to go out
tomorrow will not go out until next
week. Building trades councils Of
Manhattan and Bronx deferred
action until Thursday.
Chewing gum has cost the Ameri
can people for phicle alone nearly
$35,000,000 in the last ten years, or
almost five times as much as we paid
Russia for Alaska.
Most men. are short on gold and
long on brass, ' -