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POLICE BELIEVE HOME FOR 1
AGED WAS "MURDER CASTLE"
Hartford, Conn., May 11. Fresh
revelations made in the caseof Mrs.
.Amy E. Archer-GiHigan, proprietor
of the Archer homejtor elderly peo
ple at Windsor, accuseds poisoning
Eranklin R. Andrews, an inmate,
made probable the exhumation of
the bodies of 48 persons who have
died there in five years.
Though the authorities withheld
direct statements, it was learned
that they would not be surprised to
find the home a "murder castle" with
more victims than the famous "Belle
Gunness murder farm" at La .Porte,
Denver. Commission government
which has been in effect three years
decisively defeated. Robert W.
Speer again mayor.
Plainview, Tex. Fopr men dead
from drinking face lotion containing
wood alcohol, Sunday, while saloons
New York. Homan Kowaski,
-who fell asleep on a wharf' and
woke up in the hay, went to sleep
in patrol wagon on his way to the
station after the rescue..
New York. It is up to Company
K of 71st New York militia regiment
to learn corkscrew attack, now that
Norman H. Selby (Kid McCoy) has'
joined. Kid's corkscrew was usually
a hay niaker.
Paterson, N. J. Failing to swat
the fly to extermination, Paterson
housewives will starve them to death
by wrapping all food snugly and even
wrapping refuse before it is thrown
GASOLINE BANDITS LATEST
Cleveland, May 11. Gasoline ban
dits have arrived. Normal McLean,
guardian of filling station, was set
upon by four auto bandits who tried
to make away with 24-cent gallon
fluid. Though beaten up, McLean
saved precious stuff.
DANISH PAPER SAYS WAR WILL
END WITHIN THIS YEAR
London, May 11. That the war
must close by the end of 1916 be
cause of Germany's inability to
maintain it longer is .claimed by the
Danish newspaper Ribestifts Tidende
after month's investigation.
Many in Germany believe it can
not be maintained through the sum
mer, the paper asserts, and con
tinues: "The rations of the German sol
diers were cut six weeks ago. Meat
is becoming rare, bread is limited to
12 ounces daily, and food parcels
from the soldiers' homes are now for
bidden lest civilians suffer. Deser
tidns are numerous and they include
Shops and dwelling of butchers in
Berlin were searched for hidden
-stocks of meat today, accordfng to
dispatch from Copenhagen, which
adds that search revealed 'fact that
Berlin meat supply cas last only a
SUES' ROTHSCHILD & CO.
The manner in which Rothschild
& Co. protect their patrons is made
the basis of a $10,000 damage suit
filed iirthe superior court Wednesday
by Att'y James C. McShane.
McShane represents Mrs. Beatrice
Wilson, 741 R, 48th st, who was in
jured recently while shopping at
Rothschild's. Mrs. Wilson fell from,
an elevator which was stopped an
improper distance from the floor.
Switchmen's wives wifl organize a
new South Side auxiliary to the S.
W. of N. A. tire latter part of this
month. Applications for charter
membership can be made at 6051 S. -Homan
av. Telephone, Prospect
Policeman Pat O'Donnell, CKicago
av. station, risked life to stop run-,
away horse drawing U. S. mail
wagon. Horse dragged O'Donnell