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from their St. Louis homes Aug.
12, when their parents objected
to their marrying. They will
probably be sentiiome.
PRISON BOARD STICKING
. Jackson, Mich., Sept. 18. War
den Simpson of Jackson prison
claims that he knows nothing of
the reported resignation of Wer
nicke and Frensdorf of the prison
board of control.
The coroner and the prosecut
ing attorney will continue their
investigation of the killing of
JToTin Eisy by militiamen on guard
at the prison, regardless of fact
that' the military board of inquiry
has not finished its work.
IT ISN'T THE HENS' FAULT
'Washington, Sept 18. The
government may or may not be
surprised at the result of their
egg census, but it's a fact that
they have discovered that there
are 1,173,133,800 eggs lying in
c61d storage in the country wait
ing until the time comes when
merchants can dispose of them on
the "get-rich-quick" plan.
. This Is 54,000,000 more cold
storage eggs than at the time last
year. A Western expert , says
eggs will soon sell at 5 cents each.
If this be true the cold storage
men can sell their product for
$58,656,000, not saying anything
about the millions of eggs that
will be stored away before cold
weather sets in.
Too many singers have to
"break into song" because they
Washington, Sept. 18, George
W. Perkins, Gyrus McCdrmick
and Chas. Deerihg won't be called
as witnesses in Harvester trust
investigation by government.
Don't want to give them immun
ity bath. May leave out Judge
Gary and Harold McCormick,
tod. May be criminal prosecu
tion. Chicago,, Sept 18. Still taking
testimony in Harvester trust in
vestigation. Government intro-.
duced testimony contract show
ing how trust bought the Osborne
Co., of Auburn, N. Y., in 1903'fpr
$4,500,000, and then had the com
pany masquerade as an independ
ent. President Haskins, of the
International Harvester Co., said
today the sales of the company
amounted to $100,000,000 last
year and that the net profit to
the selling company was $150,000.
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STOLE $1; KILLED
Pittsburg, Pa., Sept 18. Bru"
no Fieurski was shot and killed
by a body of policemen when he
tried to escape atter stealing one
dollar's worth of copper.
. Figurski and Adam Schultz
were arrested while walking near
the copper mills on the side of the
Allegheny river. Figurski refus-
ed to surrender and jumped in the
water, As he started to swim
across, the police, under com-v
mand of Lieuh Thomas Carroll,
carefully aimed and killed him.
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France produces upward of
500,000 worth of oysters every; ,