DEMOCRATIC SENATORS PEEVED
AT HAM LEWIS
Washington, Sept. 1. Disgruntled
at the statement given out by Sen
ator Hamilton Lewis; Democratic
whip, Saturday night, in explaining
the necessity for the presence of
Democratic senators at a caucus
which he said would begin Wednes
day, Democratic leaders have quietly
decided that if it is possible to avoid
it no caucus will be held at all.
Senator Lewis said the president
had written to administration sen
ators saying that at any moment
word might come over the cable
which would necessitate immediate
action on the part of congress, es
pecially in view of the German-Japanese
war, "revolving around the
Many senators have been annoyed
by the statement.
" Battle Creek, Mich. Fifteen se
riously injured, score hurt when G.
R. & I. train struck washout near Kal
amazoo. Battle Creek, Mich. Spread rails
on Lake Shore R. R. wrecked three
cars of Sells-Floto Circus. None hurt.
Tacoma, Wash. Plant of Carstens
Packing Co. burned. Loss, one mil
lion. Des Moines, la. Many hurt, ten
seriously, by cyclone storm. Great
GIANTS BUY MARTY OTOOLE
Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 1. Pitcher
Marty O'Toole, for whom the Pirates
paid $22,500, has been sold to the
Giants, it was announced by the
Pittsburgh baseball club today. Mc
Graw, it was said, believes that he
has considerably strengthened his
pitching staff by the acquisition.
K. OF P. JUBILEE
The Knights of Pythias golden
jubilee begins at the Victoria Hotel,
Sept. 5, at 10 a. m., and runs until
Sept 7. Next Sunday afternoon a big "
meeting will be held at the Auditor
ium, at which Mayor Harrison will
REPORT OF LID BEING LIFTED -PEEVES
Mayor Harrison, Chief Gleason and , ,
Major Punkhouser are highly peeved
over the report that vice is beginning ,
to shove the lid off a bit in places,,
operated by backers of Judge Owens. .
Last night they all sent out indig- .
nant denials of the report that mem- "
bers of the Judge Owens First Ward
organization were beginning to play
the music a little me.rrier and to serve
the drinks a little more freely.
According to the dope being pass- '
ed by the other factions many saloori-r.
keepers are being lured to the Owens"
camp on the promise that the City
Hall will take care of them.
The following cafe owners are
among the leaders, of the Judge J
Owens Club: Ben Collins, 23d and
Cottage Grove; Ben Quill, 22d and
Wabash, and Jimmy Leathers, 22d o
and State. T
CARRANZA SEIZES ALL MEXICAN ,
RAILWAY LINES j
Laredo, Tex., Sept. 1. Advices re- .
ceived here today stated that the
Carranza government has advised -,
Washington and others interested
that the new Mexican governments
today confiscated all railway prop- ,
erties in Mexico.
The information came through
constitutionalist sources from Neuvo ;
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WOMEN AT EVERY JOB IN PARIS
Paris. One wonders whether the "
effect of the war will not be to rein-'
force the position of women in this "
country. When the men come back
from the war, they will find all their
places taken by women. The women
run the shops, fill the public offices
and generally conduct the business of I
the country. :
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