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New York. Announcement that
94 per cent of the Eastern trainmen
had voted to strike was followed by
fiat refusal of Erie railroad to take
part in any conference between rail
way managers and representatives of
Washington. Democratic leaders
in the House are preparing to rush
through amendment increasing size
of railroad mediation board under
Erdman law because of imminence of
strike in East
Kansas City. James E. Crispin,
member of prominent family, Rich
mond, Mo., dying of bullet wound in
stomach. Mrs. Ora Stafford, keeper
of resort in Richmond, held on charge
of firing bullet.
Washington. Depositors of First
Second National Bank of Pittsburgh
probably will be paid in full, accord
ing to Assistant Secretary of Treas
- ury Williams.
New Orleans. Eight deaths from
tetanus reported from Grand Island
within last seventy-two hours.
Springfield, III. Fred Inyerd shot
and wounded his wife, Grace, in arm,
after quarreling with her over affec
tions of their only child, boy of two
Peoria, III. Fred Steckels, one of
three men injured in Clarke distillery
fire, died today. Other two expect
Meniminee, Mich. John Cummis
key, attorney, killed, and his partner,
Newton Spencer, badly injured in
Washington. Senator Townsend
formally requested he be called be
fore Overman lobby committee on
his return to this city today.
South Omaha. Fire in Nelson
Morris packing plant, which started
Monday morning, under control.
Saginaw, Mich. City facing ice
famine because of strike of ice wagon
drivers and helpers. Want raise.
Leipsic, Germany. Germans are
preparing'for great festival to com
memorate defeat of Napoleon here
100 years ago.
O.uincy, III. Ray Pfanschmidt, 21,
slayer of his father, mother and sis
ter and Emma Kaempen, a young
school teacher, sentenced today to be
hanged Saturday, Oct 18.
Washington. Three daughters of
Rear Admiral Potts, U. S. N., all
nuns, get $1,000 each by his will.
Ravenna, Mich. August Petalla,
19, son of farmer here, lost ounce of
brain when hay fork was plunged in
to skull. Expected to get along O. K.
New York. Iron and glass sky
scraper only five feet wide is planned
for the corner of Broadway and
HERE AND HEREAFTER
"Thank goodness! When I'm dead
I'll be secure from these pesky book
"Oh, I don't know. They'll prob
ably be selling fire escapes there."
About one-eighth of the earth's
land surface is estimated to be still
unexplored. This includes great areas
in polar regions, Arabia, South Amer
ica, Australia, the Himalayas, Bor
neo, the Congo basin and the Sahara.