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' BITS OF WAR NEWS
Washington. Marconi Wireless
Telegraph Co.'s station at Siascon
sett, Mass., closed by order of Pres.
Wilson, may be re-opened and placed
in operation by- the navy dep't early
New York. Argument over
vhether kaiser forced European war
ended in killing of one German by
another in Brooklyn.
Washington. Reliable proof of ex
aggeration of stories of mal-treat-ment
of Red 'Cross nurses in Euro
pean war zone contained in cable
gram from Geo. F. Porter, Chicagoan,
now in London.
Washington. War dep't cabled
Henry Breckenridge, ass't sec'y of
war, who has been in charge of Eu
ropean relief work, to return imme
diately from London. He probably
will come back on Lusitania.
London. News Agency dispatch
from Amsterdam says that Prince
Oscar, kaiser's fifth son, has . been
compelled to enter hospital because
of leaking heart valve. Will no
lqnger be able to participate in war.
Washington. State .dep't has
learned unofficially that German ad
miralty has given orders to its men
of war that no merchantmen of its
enemies are to be taken prizes, but
are to be sunk immediately.
Washington. State dep't has noti
fied New York and Porto Rico Steam
ship Co. that one of its ships under
American register has been' seized
by British authorities at St Lucia,
. Bahamia Islands. Said to have been
carrying war munitions to German
THE COX-EDWARDS CASE
XJ. S. Attorney Chas. Clyne will de
cide whether the Cox-Edwards Mann
act, case is a blackmail attempt and
if it is he will quash the Indictment
against the millionaire lumberman.
The Edwards case has influenced
Att'yGeneral Gregory to give the dis
trict attorneys the right to tell
whether the Mann act cases are
The Edwards inerests claim that
the case against the wealthy St. Paul
man is "trumped up." They say that
the trip of Miss Ada Cox to St- Paul,
where she stayed for three nights in
a hotel with the society man,, was
made with definite intentions.
The wife of the man who is indict
ed under the white slave law says
that a secret service man held back
a confession of the girl of previous
escapades and that several have
shared in the $17,500 secured by the
Miss Cox in a breach of promise suit
HARRIS DRAWS FINE AND JAIL
TERM IN LABOR AGENCY CASE.
Omar J. Harris, head o'f the Illinois
Employes Ass'nj'was fined $200 and
sentenced to six months in the coun
ty jail this morning by Judge Ryan
as a result of the campaign of Rich
ard J. Knight, inspector 'of employ
ment agencies, against agents run
ning without a license.
''Harris was accused by Harris of
running the "association" as an em
ployment agency for profit, although
he did not have a license.
Harris was formerly head of the
Harris Employment Agency, but his
license was revoked through the rec
ommendation of Knight. He secured
a charter for the "association" by
representing it as "not for profit."
Harris appealed the case.
SIR LIONEL CARDEN IN BAD
DENIES HE CRITICISED
London, Sept. 28. Sir Lionel Car
den, former British minister to Mex
ico, understood to have entered form
al denial that he criticised Washing
ton administration's Mexican attitude
in interview with reporters in New
It is reported in Washington that
he is in danger of having his diplo
matic head lopped off, according to
authoritative information, because of
his recently alleged interview.-