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ed to manage affairs of Kraut & Doh
nal, barber's supplies, 325 S. Clark.
Sam Farrero, 914 Sholto, fired 2
sliots at Vera Giccardi, 916 Sholto,
when she repulsed his proposal. He
missed and escaped. -
Eugene Purtell, Milwaukee sales
man under indictment for misrepre
senting railroad stocks, arrested for
beating hotel out of $60 room bill.
Chief Ogalalla Fire released by
judge. Drank too much fire water.
Little Bear, his daughter, promised to
Coroner's jury decided Phil Brin
kerhoff came to death from overdose
of sleeping powders. Was a circus
Ralph Dockery, 309 Karlov av., col
lected pawn tickets. Ordered to pay
wife $10 a week or go to jail.
Schools close June 21 ; open Sept. 7.
"Why did you want to come out
here, Miss Naive?"
"Oh, I hoped to find some cow
slips." "But those are down by the river."
"Dear me, I thought I'd find them
In this pasture where the cows are!" j
The first jitney bus appeared in
London in 1830. It ran by steam
power and carried 28 passengers in
side and 22 outside. Railroads pre
vented its operation by securing the
passage of a law requiring each bus
to keep a man 100 yards in advance
with a red flag by day and a red lan
tern at night
T COUNCIL ORDERS PROBE OF THE
An investigation of the swell abor
tion parlors of the city and places
where one can purchase "little red
pills for ladies" was ordered by the
city council .last night. Aid. W. O.
Nance, head of the health commit
tee, today outlined a plan of opera
tions against the "professional mur
derers." The Anna Johnson case, in which
a poor girl was found dead in the
home of Dr. Eva Shaver, with a bul
let in her head, brought the matter
up. An examination showed that she
was the victim of a criminal opera
tion and death was a few hours off
when hastened by a bullet.
The sale of tansy, pennyroyal and
other drugs dispensed by quacks to
produce abortions should carry a
written report to the police depart
fent was a suggestion which will be
considered by the health committee.
The health body feeting at 2 p. m.
Thursday will be used to take action
upon the council order and a rigid
quest for professional abortionists
will be mapped out.
WILSON PLANS TO BE SURE OF
WHAT COUNTRY WANTS
Washington, June 2. President
Wilson's proposed new note to Ger
many hung fire today. He conferred
with Count von Bernstorff, German
ambassador, and perused memoranda
compiled by members of cabinet set
ting forth, their views. Hundreds of
telegrams from leading Americans
throughout the country were con
stantly arriving and being sent
directly to the white house Btudy at
the president's request.
It was the president's intention,
those closest to him declared, to be
fully cognizant of just what the coun
try really wants before he personally
drafts the outline of the rejoinder
that may mean peace or war, depend
ing entirely on how Germany views