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DOINGS OF THE WORLD BOILED DOWN
Philadelphia. Melville Han-
scom, wealthy restaurant owner,
shot and badly wounded by dis
charged negro employe, James
Brown. Assailant escaped.
London. Fierce fighting con
tinues around Gallipoli. Adrian
ople still under bombardment by
Rome. Rose Sarto, 77, sister
of Pope Pius, seriously ill. Pope
may shatter 50 year tradition by
leaving Vatican grounds to go and
Detroit. Solomon Stein want
ed wife arrested because she al
ways says, "I should worry."
Now she's sued for divorce.
Brussels. Flock of Belgian
barbers hiking to Pekin because
they heard that Chinese wanted
hair cut in European style.
Paris. Jean Laroux identified
and convicted as burglar because
of the impression of his teeth on
a pat of butter in looted house.
London. Home office may
establish show window censor
ship owing to complaints about
lingerie and hosiery displays.
Ulmers, S. C Edgar F. Hil
lips, mail carrier, carrying 3 par
cel post packages 2 babies and
wooden leg was attacked by
wild cat. Beat animal off with
, New York. George Heligott
robbed while mourning over body
New York. Appellate divis
ion, Supreme Court, decided that
Carl Bonwitt, who moved on ac
count of rats, could not be forced
to pay rent.
Sofia. Official statement from
war office says that 15,000 Turks
have been killed by Bulgarians in
Gallipolli. 10,000 prisoners.
St. Louis. Violet Evans, lo
cal beauty, may win $35,000 be
cause her face has been used on
advertising matter without her
New York. Ladies Tailors'
meeting may break up in scrap
over new styles.
St. Louis. Silver dollar, with
out wrapping, sent by parcel post
and received here. Stamp on one
side and piece of paper with ad
dress on other.
Muskegon, Mich. Goodrich
steamer Alabama, free from ice
pack it ran into Tuesday.
Oxford, O. College girl kill
ed when coaster crashed into
telegraph pole. Four injured.
Washington. U. S. rushed
ships to Central America. Pos
sibility of internal trouble.
Carson City, Nev. State legis
lature passed law requiring one
year's residence in state before
divorce can be granted.
Hammond, Ind. Mary E.
Whited, 16, suicide. Carbolic
acid. Couldn't stand brother's
New York. Carnegie gave $2
to 3-year-old child he found cry
ing at pier. Kids name was
Madrid. King Alfonso and
Prince Leopold of Battenburg
made 2-hour trip in military bal
loon. Houston, Miss. Andrew Wil
liams, negro, suspected of mur-