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Canfield, O. Curtis Shafer,
35, and daughter Effie,. 14, burned
to death in fire which destroyed
his farm. .Mrs. Shafer and daugh
ter Evelyn, 12, may die. Willie,
10, burned on hands.
Louisville, La. Hal. Carey,
negro, confessed that he had
burned 6 barns. Lynched by mob
Springfield, 111. Earl Bilbert,
8, shocked to death today when
he touched live wire.
Berlin. Army aviator Lieut
Otto Schlegel killed in aeroplane
fall near Burg, Prussia.
Paris. Charles Gaulard, avia
tor, seriously injured when his
monoplane turned turtle.
Champaign, 111. Jesse Wil
liams, suicide. Rope.
Minneapolis. 3 firemen injur
ed and property value at $50,000
destroyed by fire in two story
Champaign, 111. Fred Cald
well today confesse dthat he mur
dered his wife last spring in, or
der to prevent her from attending
street carnival. Sentenced to
Alton, 111. Libby Hamilton,
350-pound insane negress, escap
ed from St. Joseph's hospital here
by taking nails out of boards with
St. Louis. Mrs. Nancy-Jane
Hanks, 64, came here from Alton,
111., and took her first ride on
street car and elevator.
Los Angeles. Jose E. Ybarra,
father of Joe Rivers, lightweight,
is dead here.
Bloomingtbn, IlL Presbyter-
ian church at Piper City destroy
ed by fire today. $15,000 loss.
Rome. Announced that mass
which was to have been celebrat
ed by Pope Pius X. in St. Peter's
on Easter Sunday has been post
poned until pentecost.
St. Anthony, Idaho. Fire in
largest building in town threat
ened entire city. Water pipes all
frozen. Loss estimated $250,000.
Wheeling, W.Va. Riot among
foreign mine workers at War
nock, O: F. Shark shot and killed.
Murderer arrested by constable,
but was taken by rioters, who
threatenedsthe officer's life. Later
Portland,Orc Seaman Sparks
fell 30 feet into hold of steamer.
Unconscious. Hospital. Woke up
with a yawn while on operating
table. Got up. Walked back to
Los Angeles. "Examine boxes
containing incoming corpses"
reads telegram received by secret
service officers here. Rumored
that rum and other liquor is being
shipped in coffin boxes.
Logansport.Ind. George Dur
ton, wealthy bachelor farmer,
sentenced to serve from 2 to 21
years in state prison for contrib
uting to delinquency of Lena
BerlinPrince Adalbert, 28,
third son oi Kaiser, seriously ill
with pneumonia, complicated by
attack of measles.
Washington. Private ques
tioning of William Rockefeller in
connection with money trust in
vestigation, to be conducted next