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XODGE SAYS NOTE INVOLVES
' Washington, Jan. 4. Sen. Lodge,
'Republican, interpreted Pres. Wil
son's note to belligerents this after
noon as involving dangerous inter
ference in European politics.
He warned the senate not to en
dorse message unless Pres. Wilson
openly asks it, and especially not
until he takes the senate into his
Washington, Jan. 4. Sen. Lodge
announced today he expects to make
another speech this- afternoon
against Hitchcock resolution en
dorsing the president's note to bel
ligerents. Lodge declared he believed the
first Lansing interpretation of note
was sincere. Secretary of state vir
tually called it a war note.
Lodge reiterated his declaration
that as a matter of fact "no one
knows" what the notes were.
Washington, Jan. 4. With Col. E.
M. House at white house, develop
ments" in situation growing out of
Pres. Wilson's note to belligerent na
tions were expected today to take a
new angle soon. In official quarters
there is tendency to attach unusual
significance to House's visit.
Owing to the fact that beyond the
present situation lies possibilities of
a break with Germany on the sub
marine issue, the president is known
to favor staying in the peace pool as
long as there is any sign of warmth
in the water.
COUNCIL. ASKS GRAFT PROBE
The license commission at a hear
ing of an ordinance to bar runners
from railroad depots today an
nounced to Louis Sallinger, counsel
for the "runners," that they had
placed in State's Att'y Hoyne's hands
information that certain "runners"
had boasted that they had 'paid
$,000 graft t members of the
license committee to kill the ordi
nance. . " "
Amsterdam. The Cologne Volks
Zeitung today confirmed statement
credited to Count Andressy yesterday
that Germany's peace terms are now
in hands of Pres. Wilson.
Dallas, Tex. Mrs. Leila Brown
Barger, -24, on trial here charged
with murder of husband. Pleaded
San Francisco. H. D. Reynolds,
rich miner of Houston, Tex., drugged
and robbed of $1,900. Mrs. Mabel
Aiken, whom Reynolds met through
matrimonial bureau, sought
Lansing, Kas. Tex Schapper,
honor man and editor of Kansas
prison paper and exponent of honor
system, did not return after being al
lowed to go for Christmas "on
Oklahoma City, Okla. Dr. J. L.
Hoshall killed and Police Officer Lon
Nichols probably fatally hurt when
auto hit wagon.
Salina, Cal. Deputies searching
for two men who tried to wreck train
by placing log on track. Farmer
saved'train by waving lantern.
Anaconda, Mont, Bodies of three
irien unearthed in Pittsburg-Idaho
mine at Gilmore, Idaho, following
St Charles, III. Because he eloped
with 17-year-old nece, Albert Pow
ers was sentenced to be banished
from home town by state's attorney.
Cleveland. Wm. G. Lee, pres. of
Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen,
refused "to confirm or refute report
that he is to meet with 600 brother
hood representatives in Chicago Jan.
11 Vor any other time."
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CHICAGO HEIRESS MISSING "
Miss Edna Race, Chicago's $2,000,
000 heiress, has disappeared again.
She left the Brevoort hotel New
Year's day and has not been heard
from since. Mail addressed to her
is accumulating there. Miss Race's
financial difficulties have been aired
in local courts severaltimes.