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TELEGRAPH BRIEFS Aurora, III. Alvfn Schlitz and Nicholas Dittiman killed when motor cycle was struck by Northwestern freight engine. St. Paul. Two nrfen imprisoned in rooming house fire escaped down fire ladder. Mason City, la. Nick Jashvich, confessed killing Alexander Kaslosky as he slept beside his wife; result of quarrel over money. Milwaukee. Federal Pressed Steel Co. erecting addition to plant to care for $1,350,000 shrapnel order from allies. San Francisco. Seven Italian fish ermen drowned when launch cap sized. Harry Christofferson at tempted rescue in aeroplane. Milwaukee Nine persons injur ed, one perhaps fatally, in six auto ac cidents. Cleveland. Charles Labusovsky, 13, killed when bicycle was hit by auto. Eight qther persons injured in auto accidents near Cleveland. Steubenville, O. Orla Mason, Con neDsville, Pa., kelled, two others in jured, when auto plunged down em bankment. Charlottesville,, Ind. Otto Vine berger killed when auto went into ditch. New York. Automobile and mo torcycle accidents caused 2 deaths a man and a woman and injuries to 4 in New York city and vicinity on Sunday. Berlin. Police seized books of "The Wofen's Bank," widely herald ed 2 years ago as only financial in stitution in the world organized, cap italized and managed solely by wom en. Alleged fraud and misuse of de posits, f Petrograd. Reported Christian in habitants of 10 towns in Armenia have been put to death by Turks. London. Declared Prince Joac him, Germon emperor's youngest son, at Field Marshall von Hinden burg's headquarters, lias . received several hundred proposals of mar riage during past few months. Boston. Dr. Robt. C. Green of the City hospital advises women who must wear corsets to get 'em laced up the front. Philadelphia, Prof. Henry G. Wal ter, head of Plant Research institute of Yanghorne, declares roses fall In love and are immoral. 9 ' PROBE GIRL'S DEATH Following the mysterious death Saturday evening of pretty Katherine Roller, 17, daughter of a wealthy BroadviDe, Logan county, HL, farmer, Coroner. William Ryan today came to ' Chicago to enlist aid of local police in solving the mystery. Coroner Ryan today told the fol lowing facts regarding the girl's death. She went riding with a boy friend just after dinner Saturday. Re turning about 9 o'clock she suddenly was stricken with convulsions. With in a few minutes she was dead. Just before she died she said she had eat en some candy on the buggy ride. A cursory examination, Coroner Ryan said, showed signs of strychnine in the girl's stomach. Lincoln poliee ? learned that a former sweetheart of Miss Roller bought strychnine there Friday, saying he wanted it for a sick horse. The young man is being looked for today. o o SUNDAY JOLTS "MEN ONLY" Peterson, N. JH April 26 Sweat ing under the fiery language of one" of Billjr Sunday's hottest "For Men' Only" sermons and sizzling in a 90 degree atmosphere, 9,000 men yes-I terday heard the sawdust evangelist plead against the booze habit H Qt; "Oh, if you Presbyterians would pass the booze by Instead of talking about New Jerusalem," said Sun day, "or you Baptists would stop yell ing "water, water," while .two-thirds of your bunch are going -where they can't get a drop, you'd soon clean up this saloon-filled, brewery controlled community tor Christ,'' !- aaa-sasgiaaaa-aggfl.. ...