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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 26, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 29

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Washington. Unidentified Ameri
can killed by Mexicans on American
side of border, according tq advice to
state department from Nuevo Laredo.
Indianapolis, Ind. Edwin Ball,
militia sergeant, must face trial in
criminal court for murder of Walter
Dowell. Ball shot Dowell while lat
ter was trying to escape duringtate
encampment. Ball demanded mili
tary trial.
Middletown, Mo. John McClure,
newspaperman who acted heroically
'during San Francisco earthquake,
committed, .suicide at home of his
sister- ,
Dallas, Tex. Dr. S. P. Tipton, Mrs.
Kate M. Loving and her son, W. C.
Loving, killed when auto in which
they were riding plunged ctown 40
foot embankment.
Philadelphia. Mrs. A. E. Kenner,
suffering from locomotor ataxia,
seeking purchaser for her spinal
cord, so she can get money to help
support sisters, suffering from in
fantile paralysis.
Dayton, O. Edwin Von Walden,
20, son of wealthy Cincinnati doctor,
taken to Detroit, Mich,, to tell what
he knows about auto robbery of
hotel. Says it is case of mistaken
Sioux City, la. Seeley Lawton and
Frank Felton, firemen, killed today
when fire destroyed block of Moore
Clothing Co. Seven other .firemen
were injured. Several saved by life
nets. Loss estimated at $300,000.
Litchfield, III. Ruth Bliss Pinker
ton, aged 16, filed suit for annulment
of her njarriage to Russell Pinkerton,
alleging false ages were given when
they eloped from Pasadena to Santa
Anna, Cal., in '1913. Says her age was
given as 19 and Pinkerton's as 30.
Charges Pinkerton mistreated her.!
and she left him two weeks after,
marriage. Girl is wealthy orphan.
London. Pair of George I. octa
gonal pardenieres brought $18,420 at.
Richmond, Ind. Backers of fifty
.six saloons won Wednesday's wet and
dry fight. National and state liquor
and anti-saloon leaders were in .fight.
Evansville, Ind. Expert diver
from Cincinnati searching river near
Golconda, 111., for body of Capt. Arch
Hollerbach. Went down with steamer
Old Reliable. Sank in sixty feet of.
Anderson, Ind. Eugene Bowen
under arrest for forgery, Police
found two spoons, box handkerchief s,
six bottles oil, two empty purses, box
of gloves, several ties, stickpins,
brass fittings and stationery from
Fort Wayne hotels.
Washington. . Interstate Com
merce Commission postponed until
July 24 hearing of application for in
crease of freight rates from Califor
nia to Missouri River points.
Washington. By vote of 28 to 27,
Senate defeated Myers bill for sale
of lease of about 2,000 acres of pub
lic coal lands in Montana to Repub
lic Coal Co., subsidiary of Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul R. R.
Pari9. Authorities of St. Lazarjj
prison forced to transfer Mme. Witz,
charged with attempting to murder
husband, to heated cell and furnish
her with maid, as result of violent
protest against favors accorded Mme.
Caillaux, slayer of Gaston Calmette.
New York. If I. W. W. labor
leader on trial for church desecra
tion is freed, anarchists plan to sing
"hymn of victory" beginning, "Tan
nenbaum, My Tannenbaum.
Atlantic City, N. J. Sight restored
after 29 years' blindness, Harry
Smith demanded photo of Teddy.
Then said: "Looks . just like I
thought, some man."
London. Earwig got into signal
ing apparatus. Danger signals set.
Section of London electric lines held
up. Insect electrocuted.
Madison. Refund of $227.80 given
New Dells Lumber Co. from Omaha .
R R. by .state railroad commissioa.

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