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WHAT HAPPENED OUTSIDE CHICAGO
Bloomington, 111. Mrs. J. H. Bal
lard, aged -recluse, burned to death.
Believed to have put kerosine on
Hattiesburg, Miss. Two students
of Mississippi Normal School charg
ed 'with holding up street car and
taking motorman's watch and
Keokuk, la. Phillip Schatzman,
formerly of Warsaw, m, attempted
suicide by leaping into Mississippi.
Litchfield, III. John- Brocamp,
young farmer, killed at grade cross
ing. Wabash passenger train struck
Ottumwa, la. George Dade, ne
gro, charged with violating Mann
white slave law. Mae Dade, his
white wife, says Dade brought her
from Springfield, 111., to Keokuk and
placed her in disorderly house.
Winnipeg, Man. Supreme Court
confirmed law prohibiting employ-
ment of white girls by Chinese.
Philadelphia. Funeral, of Joseph
Fels, world leader of single tax
movement and millionaire soap fac
tory held yesterday.
Omaha, Neb. Body of Mrs. Ida
Weitzker.aged woman, almost bare
of clothing, found in snowdrift.
Cleveland. Cleveland foundation
will begin social and economic sur
vey to uncover cause of poverty and
crime. Over $20,0(10,000 already
pledged to its work.
New Orleans, La. Mrs. Juanita M.
Lincoln Roth, Wealthy society wo
man. Glencoe Heights, Md., entered
suit against Rev. Father-Peter Scotti,
former rector St. Louis Cathedral.
Alleges notes she gave' into priest's
care have been improperly handled.
Edwardsville, III. Original seal of
Madison county, missing 50 years,
found in county jail' where prisoners
were -using it as a-nut .cracker."
Washington. Hearjhgs on Rep.
Manahan's plea for investigation of
alleged "gigantic" cinch on people's
bread by Duluth, Minneapolic and
Chicago wheat markets will be held
by Houuse 'rules committee, March 3.
Montreal, Quebec. Fire raging in
St Vincent de Paul's penitentiary:
New York. Gregor Skolni, violin
1st, suing for divorce, said a "letter
a day to my wife or there was hell
Edinburgh, Scotland. Suffragets
burned historic parish church at
Whitekirk. Almost entirely destroyed:
New York. By permission of Jus
tice Giegerich, Morris Greenspun will
change his name to plain Green on
March 17 St. Patrick's Bay.
Poughkeepsie, N: Y. On $5 wager,
Frank Casey started out to walk
three miles. Lost his .way. Frozen
New York. With 20 pictures of d.
pretty girl in his pockets, Manuel
Hidalgo, Porto Rican stenographer,
shot himself in suicide attempt.
New York. Thouglv Edward War
ren Day has been dead since June 27,
1906, Mrs. Lillian- Woodruff Ross
sued executors of his estate for $10,
000 for breach of promise to marry.
"Do yer know why false eyes are
always made of glass, Willie?"
"Sure! How else could a feller see