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Hoboken. Hans Schwartz, Fritz
Kolb and third man whose identity
would not be disclosed indicted by
Hudson county grand jury on charge
of having high explosives in their
Montpelier, Vt Lower houses
passes bill permitting women to vote
on most appropriations and all town
officers. Now goes to senate.
Ottawa. British government 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 from
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
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. Berlin. One firm, Continental Ca
outchous and Gutta-Percha Qq. of
Hanover, gives $2,500,000 as" first
' subscription to sixth German war
Berlin. Voluntary war committee
has given $12,500,000 worth of wool
en protectors and comforters to sol-
diers at front.
Toledo. Scott Nearing offers his
resignation to Toledo Univ. Says he
was hampered in work by element
clamoring for war.
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 couldbe read.
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 menace.
FILE TEN-HOUR COMPLAINTS
AGAINST HOME LIFE PUB. CO.
Ten complaints charging violation
of the woman's ten-hour law were
filed in Judge Kearns' court this
morning against the Home Life Pub
lishing Co., 141 W. Ohio St., by De
puty State Factory Inspector August
Simon. Geo. M. Seamen is president
and Nelson Agaar publisher of the
This action followed a sensational
raid on the plant of the magazine
March 5 by Inspector Simon aJid po
lice from the Central Detail and East
Chicago av. stations, when 18 girls
who. it is alleged, pulled the time
clock: af 8:30 a. m. were found work
ing at 9 p. m.
When Simon called alone at the
plant, which is located on the third
floor of . the building, he says, he
found all the doors locked. No at
tention was paid to his knocking
after he announced through the door
that he was a factory inspector. He
called a Central Detail patrol wagon
which was passing and with five po
licemen again tried to gain entrance.
There was no reply from inside. The
East Chicago av. police then arrived
andl still no attention was paid them.
The door was finally forced open.
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,