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ers at lower West river water
Sea Girt, N. J. Robert J. Hud-
'- speth, who has been considered
serious contender for 'appoint--snlent
as chairman Democratic
() national committee,, has with
drawn iront held, said wiinam
FC McComb's- should get place.
London. Dundas Slater,
former theatrical manager, shot
and killed himself while riding in
White Plains, N. Y. Dr.
'Adolph Mever, John Hopkins
university, alienist, witness for
defense, declared that Harry K.
Thaw was insane.
Washington. Secretary Mac
Veagh has been told by his treas
ury employes that he was very
competent, after he threatened to
clean out entire force as he did A.
St. Louis. Stranger bought
300 lb. piece of ice in Ghetto,
placed it in shady spot and gave
it to score of youngsters.
Washington. When sub-committee
of Republican committee
resumed task of selecting national
chairman to manage Taft's cam
paign, 2 strongest candidates
were Charles D. Hilles and Rep.
James R. Mann, house minority
Harry M. Daugherty, Ohio,
and Sen. Newell Sanders, Tenn.,
have also been mentioned for
Republican bosses have assur
ed Taft that he will get all con
servatives this fall, while" Wil
son, Roosevelt and Debs -will di
' yide radicals
Washington. All coast towns
on eastern seaboard prepared to
open fight against wharf rats in
effort to keep bubonic plague
from getting foothold in this
Washington. Sen. Fletcher,
Florida, spoke in Lorimer's de
iense after Sen. Dillingham had
got through eulogizing junior Ill
Conisboro, England. 31 min
ers believed to have been killed by
explosion of firedamp that de
stroyed outer workings of Cade
bv colliery, near here. 7 bodies
Stoyr, France. Aviator Bedel
killed when 'he fell 2,000 feet
while going 60 miles an hour
from Stoyr to Chalons.
Los Angeles. Robert Bain,
juror in McNamara trial, said
that Bert H. Franklin, as agent
of McNamara brothers, gave him
$400 before dynamite trial began.
Washington. In ternational
Bible Students' Ass'n unanimous
ly voted that there was no fire in
Washington. Tom Taggart,
Indiana boss, resigned his place
on Democratic National Commit
tee. Denied that nomination of
Wilson was reason.
Sen. John W. Kern and W. H.
O'Brien, state auditor, leading
candidates for place. Kern accept
able to progressives.
Washington. Postmaster Dan
Campbell, Chicago, and Frank L.
Smith, collector of internal reve
nue at Springfield, are here reas
suring Taft that he is going to.
cary Illinois, f