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throat and stomach literally cooked
by blast of steam received while he had his mouth over end of steam pipe. Omaha, Neb.--doe Williams, ban dit who planned and helped Hazel McVey resort hoIdup--which resulted in killing of Henry Nickell, sentenced to life imprisonment. Indianapolis, Ind. Five burglars who raided three small towns be tween Indianapolis and Shelbyville, looting practically every place of business, escaped with less than $100. London. Jessica oBstwick, 22, daughter of British general, spent year alone in Balkans, disguised as boy. Will publish account of war's awful effects there. Winsted, Conn. Dressed in wife's clothes, Lester Barnes invaded ex clusive men's club, refused man who popped the question and signed all but two members in suffragists' cause. Washington. Many Great Lake excursion steamers do not have enough seamen to properly handle lifeboats, according to Victor A. Olander, Chicago secretary of Great Lakes Seamen's Union, testifying be fore House merchant marine com mittee. New York. John - H. Price, Ar mour & Company, shot and killed forme'r landlady, Mrs. Morse, then suicided. She did not love him. Richmond, Va. Bill to grant wo men equal suffrage, in Virginia de feated. New York. Announced that United States Express Co. will liquid ate. Chehalis, Wash, S. Frank Yeager, ex-cartoonist New York World, Bos ton Globe and St. Louis Republic, committed to insane asylum. San Francisco. Harry J. Weiss confessed to theft of 8 autos. Took, them because he had rival for girls' affections arid had to show up in a car or not at all. London. Scotland Yard detectives and secret agents , of -British admir alty,-, seeking foreign spies as result of theft from warship of secret naval code book. New York. Wm. R. George, founder of George Junior republic, exonerated by board of directors of National Ass'n of Junior Republics of charges brought against him in con nection with his treatment of certain young women members. Lexington, Ky. Death of Mrs. Laura Simpson, formerly Laura Wilder of Chicago, will be investigat ed by grand jury at request of wo man's husband. New York. J. P. Morgan resigned, as member of board of directors of Western Union Telegraph Co. New York. Colored wigs are to appear on Fifth av. on St. Patrick's Day. BOATS AND DOCK BURN Portland, Ore., March 12. Fire to day .destroyed the Columbia dock and the Royal Mail steamship Glenroy and the British steamer Cricket, which were at the wharf. The steamer burned to the water's edge. The Glenroy carried 12,000 tons of wheat and barley, which will be a total loss, tl is estimated, the damage will be $1,000,000. ARREST OF PICKETS GOES ON The arrest for peaceful picketing of the members of the Raincoat Workers' Union, who were locked out by Conrad B. Shane, tailor, 501 S. Jefferson street, still continues. Max Landing was arrested and dragged to the station at the request of Shane yesterday. The United Hebrew Trades will aid the Raincoat Workers. CRIMINAL ESCAPES Frank Collins, 26, a cripple, escap ed from a guard of several policemen in the Criminal Court building today, fled through a corridor in a. shower of bullets and escaped. Collins was one of a number of prisoners being taken from the county jail to Criminal Court lor arraignment.