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NO CRIME TO OBTAIN LOVE BY
It is no crime to attempt to "ob
tain love by false pretenses."
The police found this out today
after investigating Edgar Phillips, a
traveling man, married,- of Newcas
Miss Florence Smith, 16, 2414 War
ren avenue, told the police she an
swered an ad for a stenographer. In
reply she received a letter from Phil
hps, stopping at the Brevoort Hotel,
telling her he would do his share
"toward producing happiness for
her," and assuring her that he would
appreciate the friendship of a "real,
Phillips was not a bit backward
about admitting authorship of the
letter, but explained he was lonely.
He could not be prosecuted.
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Mexico, City, July 17. The de
parture of Ambassador Henry Lane
Wilson for Washington, where he
was summoned for a conference with
President Wilson, has created quite
a little excitement here and a formal
statement was issued from the Amer
ican embassy today to the effect that
the ambassador's trip to Washington
was solely for the purpose of placing
before the administration exact in
formation relating to the situation In
Mexico and no other construction
should be placed upon same.
President Wilson sees no reason
as yet for any change in his attitude
with regard to Mexico. He does not
regard the present "crisis" as any
more acute than it has been many
times since he assumed office.
Eagle, Pass, Tex The discovery
today that the official Tecords of the
American consulate at Piedras Ne
gras, Mexico, have been removed to
the American side of the border
within the past 24 hours gave rise
to the report that a plot to dynamite
the consulate and assassinate Con
sul Ellsworth had been uncovered.
Consul Ellsworth spent last night at
the army post in Eagle Pass.
POLICEMISS NO CUES
dias soar mi
"Give no alarm!" the bandits
The chink was sore afraid.
The cops came, tho' he hadn't
You see, his pigtail braid!
.. A Woman's Weigh'.
Generally fair tonight and Friday,
with lower temperature. Moderate
variable winds mostly west to north