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Ottawa. British govarnment ne
gotiating for entire 1917 wheat crop
St. Louis. Mayor H. W. Kiel re
nominated for mayor by Republi
cans. McKeesport, Pa. Y. M. C. A. of
McKeesport gets $100,000 gift frem
U. S. Steel corp.
Kansas City. Mrs. Finley Shep
ard, formerly Helen Gould, gives
$100,000 toward local Railroad Y. M.
C. A. fund.
New York. New York Connecting
Ry. and its Hell Gate bridge, built at
cost of $27,000,000 to connect
Pennsylvania and New Haven rail
Washington. Supreme court be
gins consideration of final exort in
federal dissolution suit against U. S.
New Orleans. Wilbur Cieen Vo
liva, head of Zionists of Zion City,
111., to establish colony in or hear
Aurora. Guy O'Brien, convicted
in Yorkville of shooting his former
sweetheart, Ida Torkelson, sentenced
to from 1 to 14 years.
New York. Commission for Bel
gian relief announces total contribu
tions from United States of $9,980,
602. ' London. Mrs. Elmira Brockway,
Chicago, said to have fled to Paris
'just before it was reported she was
"to be deported, following conviction
on charge of fortune telling.
' Berlin. One firm, Continental Ca
'outchous and Gutta-Percha Co. of
Hanover, gives $2,500,000 as first
subscription to sixth German war
New York. Harvard club of New
York, 5,000 members, expressed
hearty approval of Wilson's severing
Telations with Germany.
Norfolk. When U. S. marshal took
.'possession of Appam after break
with Germany he found secret wire
less apparatus" In full working order
by which all messages sent from At
lantic radio stations could be read.
Berlin. Voluntary war committee
has given $12,500,000 worth of wool
en protectors and comforters to sol
diers at front.
Florence, S. C. Eight officers and
men of German freighter I4ebenfels,
sunk in Charleston harbor 'after
break of relations,1 found guilty of
sinking a vessel in a navigable
stream. Acquitted of conspiracy
Toledo, Scott Nearing offers his
resignation to Toledo Univ. Says he
was hampered in work by element
clamoring for war.
San Salvador. Central American
Court of Justice for second time up
holds claim of Salvador in Nicaragua
canal treaty and says naval base
which United States is to establish
on Gulf of Fonseca would be a me-
WATCHED AND WAITED UNTIL
THEY FROZE TO DEATH
Wimbleton, N. D March 10.
Pacing ach other, with eyes wide
open and wild with rage, as if in
fights, frozen bodies of a dog and
cat were found today by J. B. Pox.
In their argument, it is thought, the
animals maintained watchful waiting
until they froze to death. "
APPROVE BOND ISSUES
City council finance committee ap
proved four proposed bond issues for
a total of $2,200,000 yesterday. The
money thus realized will be used for
additions to the Isolation hospital,
waste disposal plant, Chicago and
Cook County School For Boys and
bathing beach improvements.
PLAYGROUNDS IN DANGER
School Trustee Max Loeb wants
the parent-teacher organizations and
other bodies interested in the welfare
of children to aid the school board
in keeping open after April 1, the
date on which they are now supposed
to be closed.