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WHAT HAPPENED OUTSIDE CHICAGO
Sarah Furst, Brooklyn board
ing house keeper, held Mrs.' Wm.
H. Griffin as hostage because
Griffin didn't pay his board. Wil
liam had to go to court to res
cue his wife.
F. W. Woolworth, the five-cent
king, said to be financing pro
posed chain of 5 and 10 cent cigar
Mrs. Catherine Monihan has
sued City of N. Y. for $25,000
charging that her husband was
beaten to death by orderlies at
Track hand unloading , car of
cinders at Westbrooksville, N. Y.,
found head, one arm and part of
body of man buried under hot
cinders. Car was loaded at round-
house of Ontario & Western, at
Middletown, N. Y., Jan. 4.
"I would rather be mayor of ,N.
Y. than president of the U. S."
Mayor Gaynor, when asked if he
was candidate for Democratic
The other way of saying this
is: A bird in the hand is worth
two in the bush.
I. C. depot, Orangeville, 111.,
burned yesterday with 3 sacks of
mail and all freight and baggage
records it contained.
Water famine threatened at St.'
Louis. Two factories already
forced to close down, and situa
tion becoming daily more seri
ous. Station agent at Chaffee, Mo.,
returned to office after lunch yes
terday to find body of man hang
ing from hook on wall. Body not
Smallpox broke out among
jurymen in circuit court, Prince
ton, 111. Quarantine.
Letta Grinnigan, Des Moines,
la., bought marriage license, and
then made leap year proposal to
Wm. Garrett. When he refused
her, she brought suit for $5,000
Philip Nichborn, Washington, '
has sued for divorce from his '
wife, who is "spiritually hegira
ing" in the South of Europe with
Horace Wylie for the second
time. The capital is "deeplv stir
red." If yoii wish to cast your eyes
on a sample of harmony, pure and
undistilled, cast your eyes Wash
ingtonward, and gaze upon the
Democratic Natfonal Committee '
House committee stenogra
phers went on strike yesterday,
because House reduced their pay.
"I slumber not the thorn is
in my couch;" quoted William
Jennings Bryan at the Jackson
Day banquet last night. That ex
plains many things.
Statue of Andy Carnegie is to
be erected in Dunfermline, Scot
land'. Andj supplying the money,
"Hearst, Kern, Bryan, Clark
and others speak." Examiner.
Why not "Hearst and others?"
"The harvest's ripe and shall ,
I pause to reap?" quoted Bryan 'x
last night. And yet he says he's
not a candidate.
Three hours after John W.
Cantrell, 78, Jeffersonville, Ind.,
left his home,Jjewas guested pn,-