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snatcher. He finally got purse. Con
tained small amount-of .money and
some trinkets. , 1
George Cribb, 2300 Fulton st died
of injuries from an alleged.attack on
him March 13. Joseph Cooper, neigh
T.'J. Smith, salesman for Walden
Jewelry "Co., found dead'late yester
day at' Oakland, CaL Suicide. Razor.
PITTSBURG REFUSES TO JOIN IN
WHITE" SLAVE WAR
Pittsburgh, Pa., March .21. The
third city in the "Big Four" of the
national white slave trade today re
fused to join with Chicago in the at
tempt to stamp but the traffic.
The Illinois commission on its way
here ;today wired Mayor Itfagee of
Pittsburgh, saying they would arrive
in Pittsburg at .6:30 o'clock and
would be glad to meet him and carry
his message "with; them to their meet
ing with Gov. Teher at Harrisburg.
Magee did not answer the tele
gram, and did not even have the or
' dinary courtesy to meet the Illinois
senate commission at the train. Gov.
Tener is, not likely to be much better!,
The Illinois commission has de
cided on how it will present its re
quest for a national conference to
consider a minimum wage law for
women to President "Wilson. Out of
Tespect to Wilson this plan has not
been given out.
Washington, March 21. Mrs. Alice
jioosevelt-Longwbrth, Mrs. Edson
Bradley, Mr. Hunt Slater, the wives
of the Belgian and Spanish ministers
and a number of other well-known
society women have been invited to
appear-before the Illinois senate low
wages commission on its' arrival here.
They will accept.
- The reason for the invitation of the
society women is the claim made by
Mrs. Murray Crane, wife of the
Massachusetts standpat senator, that
imitation of society women who
smoked and. drank had more to do
with, leading working - girls astray
than Jow Tvages. -
Mrs. 'Alice Roosevelt-Longworth
DOINGS OF THE NEAR BLIZZARD
Storm that welcomed "official
spring" did not confine its entire at
tention to Chicago. "Nineteen other
states felt the effect of the blinding
In northwest storm swept down
Montana and demoralized railroad
conditions in the Dakotas, Minne
sota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa and
Twenty-two persons are known to
be dead, more than 500 injured and
property-1 and crop damage will tally
near $2,500,000' mark.
Indianapolis Several persons, in
jured by gale. Property damagefnere
and in several small cities nearby will
Muncie, Irid. Storm caused thou
sands of dollars damage. Telegraph
wires down. . ' t
Memphis, Tenn. Walnut Ridge,
Ark., baiUy damaged by tornado. 10
hurt and 1. killed. Poplar Bluff; M6.,
reported destroyed with 100 injured,
and several? killed.
Michigan City, Ind. Fishing tug
Elmie B. reported lost in gale, found
beached on shore near here." "Crew
Frankfort, Ind. A. Viece, ' cab
driver, killed by roof, blown off .dur
LaFayette, Ind. Sign fell during
blizzard and crushed Henry Wellers,
Detroit Almos entire state ,of
Michigan swept by blizzard. Heavy
damage. . Several injured, one killed.
Toledo. Hundreds of live imper
illed and heavy damage caused by
Tiffin, 0.7 Wm. Wicks, patient,
killed by snioke stack blown from
Seneca county infirmary.
What walks with -'its head down
ward? A-naillnthe shoe..