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speech accepting Democratic
nomination as president.
Will come out for tariff for rev
enue only, no third and no second
term for president and personal
prosecution of corporation offi
cials who violate anti-trust laws.
Detroit, Mich. Grand jury
will investigate charges of graft
against city councilmen. Believed
that enough evidence has been se
cured to warrant such step.
Detroit, Mich. Heavy wind
and rain storm swept through
northwestern part of state. Thou
sands of dollars' damage.
Denver. Jurw to hear testi
mony this afternoon in criminal
contempt trial of William G. Ev
ans, millionaire street car man.
Oyster Bay. Roosevelt roast
ed action of White House officials
in deciding that Taft received
Colonel declared that Root
himself had said that there was
merit in Texas contests.
Also that Nicholas Murray
Butler, who helped write Taft's
platform, said that Washington
Roosevelt delegates should have
Rome, Ga. Race riot at Plain
ville has quieted down. 11 negroes
arrested are under heavy guard at
Whole affair started when ne
gress threw stone at white boy at
work in orchard. White man
spanked negress, whereat her
male companion got right heated
and drew revolver.
Memphis, Tehn. C 1 a r e n c e
Shaw, 9, and Mitchell Cabanniss,
18. confessed they poured gaso
line over Robert Ellis as he lay
asleep in park and set him afire.
Ellis died. Boys said they wanted
to see him run.
Austin, Tex. O. B. Colquitt
has been nominated by Demo
crats as candidate for governor,
according to latest returns.
Los Angeles. Emergency Jur
or Blakely will probably be in box
in place of Juror Leavitt, who is
ill, when Darrow trial'is resumed
Darrow may take stand himself
San Francisco. Sun Fo, son of
Dr. Yat Sen, "Liberator of
China," and his sisters, Yuen, f7,
and On Sun, 15, arrived here.
Will be educated in this country.
Washington. Judge Archbald
sent formal answer to charges
against him to Senate today.
Denied that he wrongfully used
his judicial influence.
Admitted, however, that he was
involved in several coal deals
while on bench and having solic
ited high railroad officials to fur
ther those deals.
But he says every act was
with innocent intent.
Columbus, O. David West-'
water, merchant, killed and Her
man G. Denison,( scon of Former
Gov. Denison, and Wm. S. Stim
son injured when auto skidded
and plunged into ditch.
Herkimer, N. Y. Eugene L.
Cook, Herkimer fire dep't, kjlled
and 3 companions injured when
auto fell down 30-ft embankment.
New York. 3 men killed and
5 probably fatally injured 200 feet
below surface in aqueduct shaft,1