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'RAINS QATS" WHEN' ACTRESS
LOSES KITTY "
New York. Elsie Fergusqh's ad
mirers used to send her violets' and
American Beauties, now they send
her kittens 'and tabby cats..
Not long ago Miss Ferguson, who is
one of the most popular actresses in
New York, lost her pet kitten, "Mit
tens," and advertised for -it in the
newspapers. Now she!s very 'busy
saying, "No; thankyou'" to the doz
ens of matinee girls and "Johnnies"
yho-send her fluffy little cats'to re
place the wandering "Mittens," who
returned of her own accord from &
mouse-hunting expedition in the back
Montgomery, Ala. John Willing
ham said to have confessed to police
that he threw his 'nine-months-did
baby down well when he quarreled
with wife. Body recovered.'
Paris. France will exhibit at Panama-Pacific
Exposition at San
Francisco; despite war.
Muscatine, la. 4 men instantly
killed a Toolsboro while "thawing"
out box of dynamite.
Indianapolis. Fabe Cwin, Demo
cratic leader in second congressional
district, pleaded guilty to charge of
being party to Martin county civil
service frauds. Fined $300 and costs.
Fort Dodge, Ja. 5 killed and 1 in
jured when .auto was hit by Minnea
polis & St. Louis passenger train.
Milwaukee. Josephine Marchase
filed suit for $2,000 against Milwau
kee Elec. Railway & Light Co. Al
leged conductor insulted her dog.
Put him off can
Columbus, O. Because R. M. Con
nor, employer of Negleys, 0., failed
to register under Ohio workingman's
compensation act must-pay injured
employe $12 weekly for remainder of
life. Ruling state industrial commisSr
Atlanta, Ga. Jas. Hippolye, said to
be former Detroit criminal lawyer,
picked up half frozen and ragged.
Wanted to die.
Lansing, Mich. Lee Hyland, con
victed of murder of wife because she
refused to live with him, sentenced
to life term.
Washington. More than 250,000
train wreck in 10 years ending 1913
record of American railways. 8,805
killed, 127,542 injured. "Property loss
-Rockvijle, Md. Despite defense
that Joseph Fish grossly insulted and
threatened herss-Susie TO6mpson