to Interstate Gommerce Commis
sioner against railroads' refusal
tp carry pieces of oaggage over
70 inches with passengers. Will
force them to ship by express. De
Washington. Gomez has ask
ed U. S. for 5,000 more rifles and
1,000,000 more rounds of ammun
ition to distribute among 10,000
volunteers' on duty in Oriente
Washington.-lf "presence 4
battleships at Guantanamo and
1,170 marines on duty guarding
American planters has no effect
on rehels, U. S. may intervene.
Milwaukee. Fire damaged
furniture store of Brokop & Scal
kowski. 4 firemen overcome by
smoke. $15,000 loss.
Racine, Wis. Joseph Budar,
Jr. found check for $63 on Mil
waukee bank, issued in Prague,
Bohemia, July, 1875, payable to
his father. Will try to collect
Havana. Reported that Gen.
Batenez, leader of rebellion, has
been killed. ,
Newton, N. J. Charles C.
Edgerton and wife burned to
death in fire that destroyed their
cottage, Budd's Lake.
Terre Haute, Ind. Spanish-.
'American war veterans holding
9th annual encampment. Fort
Wayne selected for 1913.
New Yor. Students and grad
uates, Columbia university, have
begun campaign for re-iristate-ment
of football, stopped several
years ago by Pres. Butler.
Cambridge, Mass. Frederick'
Adrian Delana selected as candi-
f date, for Harvard board of trus
, Boston, Mass. Bill for ap
pointment of commission to
maintain minimum wage for wo
men and children, approved by
, Bloomington, 111. Executive'
board Journeymen Tailors' union
of North America meeting here
to discuss nation-wide strike to
combat sweatshop system. Voted
$100 to free speech campaign in
Peking, China. American
marines took first places in the
300, 400 and 500 international tar- i
get matches held here.
Lawrence, Mass. 300 comb- ;
ers in at Washington mills Amer-
ican Woolen Co., struck in sym
pathy with 400 strikers in comb-
ing and carding room.
Richmond, Va. Federal Judge
Waddill ruled that newspapers
could send objectionable evidence
taken in court, through the mails.
Glassboro, N. J. Fire destroy
ed 4 "buildings, Whitney Glass
Works. $150,000 loss.
Washington. Taft announced
that he wanted Elihu Root, not
only as temporary, but as per
manent chairman of national con
vention. Washington. Charles D. ;Hil
les, Taft's secretary, left here for '
Chicago, to be present during
Bad Axe, Mich. Dr. Robert
A. MacGregor, Ubly, 'Mich.,
found guilty of poisoning Scyral
Hoboken, N. J. -Gen. Daniel S.
jWalkerr newspaper man, ciyil s
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