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MS BOY BECAME AN EARL, BUT KNEW NOTHING OF IT Since December, 1914, when the late peer died, this 8-year-old boy has been Earl Erne without'knowing it Major Viscount Crichton, the boy's father, was believed to have succeeded to the title while a prison er of war, but it is now practically certain he was killed in battle. o o Milwaukee, Wis. Milwaukee Free Press, morning newspaper, will raise price to 2 cents Aug. 7. High cost of paper. New York. Despite passporfiape, E. J. Breeze lived up to his name and finally blew aboard the Baltic after she had sailed by hiring a tug. Patchogue, L. I. Taking his life in his hands in a barber chair, Austrian charge d'affaires, Baron Zwiedlnek, Intrepidly permitted an Italian barber to shave him. SCULLY ORDERS PROBE OF CONDITIONS AT LINCOLN County Judge Scully appointed a commission yesterday to Investigate conditions at the Lincoln State School and Colony in Lincoln, 111., as a direct result of the panic en gendered in the hearts of relatives of feeble-minded children who had read the Hearst newspaper story of condi tions at Lincoln, as alleged to have been discovered by Dr. Harry J. Hai selden, physician who gained pub licity by his refusal to perform an operation on a child some months ago. There was a decided tension In the psychopathic courtroom yesterday and it was soon revealed what had caused it "I don't want my sister sent to Lincoln," said a brother of a 24-year-old woman with a child's brain. "I don't want her sent there." "I don't want my little girl sent to Lincoln," said the mother of another defective'" child. "I would rather take care of her myself than have her sent there." "Why?" asked Judge Scully. "Because," the answer came each time, "because I read in the Ameri can that it is awful at Lincoln. That the place is a firetrap and the food is bad and everything." "Since I have been county judge," Judge Scully replied, "I have not re ceived one complaint of conditions at Lincoln or of the management. Pa rents of children who had been re leased from Lincoln have asked me to recommit them. I do not believe that what you have read in the news paper can be so, but an investigation will be made." The members of the commission appointed by Judge Scully are Mrs. Wm. Moore, pres. Illinois Mental Hy giene society; Mrs. Gertrude Howe Britton, sup't County Social Service: Miss Minnie Lowe, head of the bu reau of social service of the Asso ciated Jewish Charities.