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heretofore totally escaped taxation is described as follows:. Real Property. 1 Streets and alleys vacated by city of Chicago. 2 Present slips, or submerged lands along the Chicago and Calumet rivers. 3 Past slips or submerged lands along cmcago ana calumet rivers which have since been filled in. 4 Railroad property other than right-of-way. 5 Past exempted lands now pri vate. Personal Property. 1 Residents of country towns. Personal property of individuals whose names are not on books for assessment. 2 Corporations. M e r c h andise, fixtures, credits, not on assessors' books for assessment. 3 Individuals. Mortgages, stock in foreign corporations, notes and securities, bonds and other personal property, not on books for assess ment. 4 Firms. Merchandise, fixtures, credits, etc., not on books for assess ment. 5 Leasehold interests on lands exempted from taxation. School lands and Illinois Central Railroad lands. TELEGRAPH BRIEFS Edwardsville, III. Because juror was offered glass of beer by railroad attorney pubhc administrator moved for new trial in $10,000 damage suit against railroad won by Big Four. New York. After making big haul at public playground opening, pick pockets threw empty pocketbooks mto Mayor Mitchell's auto. Dallas, Tex. M. Cavi, Creek, rob bed and murdered in hotel room. Indianapolis. Mrs. Arabella St. John, 64, poisoned pet canary, then suicided. Paris. Chamber of deputies adopt ed committee report favoring appro priation for official representation at Panama. Exposition. Fond du Lac, Wis. Louis, Sontag, Sheboygan, sec'y Wisconsin Master Plumbers' Ass'n, arrested in connec tion with anti-trust prosecutions brought against alleged plumbers' trust. Fort Smith, Ark. Nearly 1,000 firemen and engineers in employ of Iron Mountain system, voted to join 55,000 other engineers employed on 98 roads west of Mississippi in pro posed strike. St. Joseph, Mo. Mrs. E. M. Piatt urged before Missouri code commis sion that couples be required to have at least $200 before marrying. Dayton, O. Int'l Motion . Picture Ass'n expected to consolidate with Motion Picture Exhibitors' League of America. Dalmuir, Scotland. Suffragets roughly treated by hoodlums when women heckled their majesties who were inspecting the shipyards. Bay Springs, Miss. Mob storming jail to lynch Mose Johnson, negro who confessed to killing 1 man and injuring 2 others in attempt to rob pay car. Washington. Senate repealed li cense tax of $100 a mde per year on railroads of Alaska. Washington. Senate passed amendment to sundry civil bill appro priating $50,000 for Alaskan exhibit at Panama-Pacific exposition. Cleveland. Insane, Theresa Cook, 27, threw kettle of boiling water over Mrs. C. Kilbea, who will die. Kansas City. Joseph Siegel, Chi cago, sentenced to 2 years In pen for "reDeating" in special election. Salt Lake City, Utah. Jos. Hill strom, better known as Joe Hill, poet and I. W. W., sentenced to be electro cuted Sept. 4 for murder of John G. Morrison and his son, J. Arling Mor rison. Macon, Ga. W. J. Mosely, elected member of county Democratic execu tive committee in primary, has been, dead ten years.