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Chief McWeeny today received
the following telegram, dated yes
terday: "I see that Jack Johnson is to
marry Lucille Cameron in your
city today. I just want to know
if the people of Illinois know what
sea grass ropes were made for.
"J. T. Ruddle,
"515 Market St., Shreyeport."
Masses of wreckage and float
ing Christmas trees have con
vinced authorities that the
schooner Rouse Simmons, due
here two weeks ago, has gone
down. It means 17 lives.
Eight men were arrested in flat
at 1339 W. Randolph st.
9,000 cigars found by the police
in basement of house at W. 14th
Miss Catherine McHugh, 5743
Wabash av., today discharged as
stenographer in county commis
sioner's office by President Mc
Cormick because she was too
President McCormick of the
county board, says county
finances will be discussed in open
for first time.
Mrs. Ellen, Nelson told Judge
Scully that she stole to buy baby
a Christmas present. $5 and costs.
She had enough to pay it. .
Rev. Edward J. Hanna today
consecrated bishop of this dio
cese. May Thomas, 16, broke arm
struggling with strange man -who
tried to assault her.
Last word from detective head-
quarters was that ""Handsome
Jack" Koetters would be caught
Charles Conway and Beatrice
Ryall, his wife today pleaded not
guilty to murder of Sophia Sin
ger, the Baltimore heiress, when
arraigned before Judge Burke.
Tokio. Entire Japanese cab
inet resigned to day,
Waukegan. Investigation inr
to explosion at Corn Products Re
fining Co. was started today by
Coroner J. L. Taylor.
Milwaukee. -250 medical stu
dents of Marquette university
went on strike today because
American Medical Ass'n took
away its "class B" rating.
Los Angeles. Dr. Sun Yat
Sen, father of the Chinese revo
lution, will soon visit America.
Danville, HI. John Bain
bridge held to the grand jury for
violation of Mann act.
Paris. 100 killed in cyclone
that swept Madagascar Nov. 26.
JUST THE STYLE
"That plump little Widow Flit
ters, who is just going by, is quite
an accomplished woman, isn't
she?" inquired the picture en
larger, who was fairly well ac
quainted in the hamlet.
"You betcha!" triumphantly
replied the landlord of the tavern
at Polkville, Ark. "She's caused
four 'men to be shot within the
past two years smart'a woman
as there is in town ! Be an orna
ment to the Four Hundred of
New York, I reckon."