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tion. Says draining of everglades Is
sore point with congressmen.
Peter Cunn, 17, arrested in La
Grange woods with Clara Parsons,
sentenced to BridewelKfor 3 months.
Mrs. Ella Meade, 834 N. Clark, tried
to suicide with poison. Reason un
known. Aldermen of judiciary committee
placed on file Aid. Lawley's resolution
for readjustment of ward boundaries.
Arthur Greiner, auto racer and
man-about-town, wed to English ac
tress." Is fourth venture.
Thos. Hill, Glenn Ellyn author,
dead. Broken hearted over failure of
City council to adjourn tonight un
Chief Healey says he will investi
gate paddle wheel concessions in
Police looking for thief who stole
tray of rings from store of Richard
Peterson, 2644 W. North av.
Three bandits outfitted selves with
shoes and overcoats in store of Jo
seph Rosewasser, 1845 W. 35th.
Francis Taylor, former alderman
and secretary to Franklin McVeagh,
granted divorce. Charges desertion.
BRITISH MINERS DEFY GOV'T
WALK OUT BOATS TIED UP
Cardiff, Wales, July 15. British
government today faced most serious
internal trouble since beginning -pf
war. In open defiance of govern
ment's threat, to enforce war muni
tions act, practically every coal min
er in South Wales collieries quit work.
Estimated 120,000 persons were made
idle by walkout.
Men walked out against advice of
majority of leaders, who urged tliey
defer action pending decision of ex
ecutive "body of South Wales federa
tion of miners today. They practi
cally dared government to proceed
under new munitions act and at
tempt to collect $25 a day fine im
posed on each striker who quits work
without awaiting arbitration and in- 1
terferes with production of munitions
Practically all railway lines carry
ing coal to docks were suspended and
number of vessels arriving in harbor
for coal were forced to lie idle.
THE MEMORY CULT
The new system of memory train
ing was being taught in a village
school near Bristol, and the teacher
was becoming enthusiastic.
"Well, for instance," said the teach
er, "supposing you want to remember
the names of the poet Bobby Burns.
Fix in your mind's eye a picture of a
policeman in flames. See Bobby
"Yes, I see," said the bright pupil,
"but how is one to know that it does
not represent Robert Browning?"
Parson Now, Willie, that you have
told me the sort of fish you expect
to catch this fine May morning, see
if you can tell me what kind of an.
animal sleeps standing up?
Willie I know; a policeman.