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VHMHg|pime. When assured it was not, he
voted "aye", after which the board
unanimously granted the request.
v_V ding anniversary last week. The cou-
NEWSY ITEMS GATHERED FROM
ALL PARTS OF THE STATE.
When the Keokuk school board dis
cussed* the introduction of folk danc
ing into the schools, they struck a
snag. Dr. A. B. Hughes, president of
the board, said: "I saw 1,500 school
pupils in folk dances at Buffalo." One
member wanted to know if folk danc
ing was the tango under an assume*
Charles Henry, an ll-year-old boy,
who recently was brought to Knox-
it, vllle by Arthur Crouch from the
Crouch Orphans' home near Chick
f) asha, Okla., and who, with four others
from the home, has been visiting with
the J. C. Mclntire family, disappeared
a few days ago. A valuable horse be
longing to Harry Crouch, a nephew
of the boy's 'benefactor, also disap
A settlement has been reached at
ih Port Dodge after a fiv,e-year contest
over the will of the late Isaac Gar
moe. Morningside College, Sioux
City, will get $25,000. Garmoe. in his
will, requested that his widow leave
lomething to the college, and she, at
I'V her death left it $25,000 besides an
additional $40,000 to the Methodist
church in Fort Dodge.
The annual session of
Moines Christian conference met last
week at Truro. The Rev. L. E. Fol*
lansbee is president, and the Rev.
W. McDonald of Lake City was named
secretary. Among the guests of the
conference were the Rev. J. F. Bur
nett of Daytpn, O., and the Rev. C. G.
Nelson of GreBbam, Neb
Arrangements have been completed
whereby autoists will attend to the
marking of the Red Ball route in the
vicinity of Keokuk, which city will
one of the controls of the north
south highway,, which will cover
miles, A red ball on a white
band, with red arrows alt the turns are
the official marks.
The Kelley Canning company at
Wavorly closed dowfl its factory for
this year with a'pack of 55,000 cases
of corn of twenty-four cans each,
total of 1,320,000 cans. This is about
one-third an average crop. The acre
age this year was only half that 'of
last year and the dry weather affected
The first shipment of machinery
for the Shorthill Steel & Iron works,
recently located ih Perry, has arrived,
Managers say the plant will be in op-
,'° eration within a few days. The fae
I tory formerly was at Marshalltown.
•Ifs removal to Perry means the addl
tion of about 200 families to that
The Alpine Building company has
filed articles of incorporation at Iowa
Falls. The new company is formed
by members of Alpine lodge, Knights
of Pythias, with the ultimate object
of building a Pythian temple, or pter
in manent lodge home. The incorpora
tors have contracted for a lot.
Government experts believe a fish-
?. way will not be needed in the Keokuk
dam. J. W. Murphy, editor of the
Burlington Post, has been worrying
over the possible loss of fish life by
the dam. The fish commission at
Washington sent an expert to Keokuk
to study the matter.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Dachenbach of
Charlton observed their fiftieth wed-
pie moved to.Iowa from Morrison,
111., in 1866, and located on a farm in
Pleasant township, Lucas county.
iijj|| The town of Fontanelle has let the
contract for the construction of a
./• lighting system. A transmission line
and power current will be .brought
will be paid for crows. These birds,
many complain, destroy young birds
and the eggs of birds.
The Methodist church people
Monticello have raised $2,400 tp be
used in the purchase of a pipe organ.
This includes a gift of $750 from An
Orient held its eighth annual
"Pumpkin Days" last week. This has
grown into one of the most popular
street carnivals in southern Iowa.
Dale Howard, 16 years old, was in
stantly killed at Dubuque when he
touched a live wire at the plant of
the Crown Dairy company.
Barns on the farm of Patrick Kirk,
ten miles south of Mason City, were
destroyed by fire. The loss exceeded
Sherman Hedrick, a farrasr and
stock buyer living near Knoxville,
was instantly killed when the automo
bile in which he and four others had
started for Des Moines skidded down
an embankment approaching a cement
culvert and plowed fifty feet along the
bank. Hedrick's neck was broken and
his chest was crushed. The others in
the machine were George McClain,
owner of the car, Lloyd. L. Bybee,
Clyde Hunt and'Israel "Vernon. Hed
rick was unmarried and was about
42 years old.
After wandering about a large pro
portion of central Iowa trying to find
place where he could install and
operate a Friedman "cure" tuberculo
sis hospital without calling down the
wrath of the city officials on hia
head, Dr. Eugene Carmichael decided
to try Perry. It is believed the per
mission will be given. Dr. Carmichael"
is head of the organization that first
tried to place the hospital at Colfax.
John Wendt of Iowa Falls in finding
a pearl worth $4,000 realized the am
bition of his life and now owns his
own home. For many years be has
been a clam fisher always hoping to
find a-valuable pearl, but had about
given up when he discovered the for
tune. Within a few hours he had
traded the pearl for a handsome home
and two lots in that city and is now
living in it.
An automobile occupied by Mr. and
Mrs. Jess Schoboe and Miss Clarice
Oellce, county' recorder, of Audubon
county, fell from a bridge one mile
north of Audubon into the stream
twenty-five feet below, Mrs. Schoboe
was injured internally and her leg
was broken. Miss belke's shoulder
was crushed and internal injuries
make her condition grave.
Edward Glaze, of Harlan, was kill
ed, and John Lawrence nearly lost his
life trying to rescue Glaze, when!on.
both men were overcome by gas in a The'fall meeting of the Sioux City
well at Kirkman. Glaze leaves a I presbytery of Presbyterian churches
family. will be held at Know church here
By action of the supervisors of Cer- Sept. 22-24. The moderator will be the
ro Gordo county a bounty of ten cents Rev. C. G. Butler of. Le Mars.
The first man in Dubuque to feel
the new "guntoting statute" has been
•sentenced to four months in jail. He
is Charles Mowrey, who is alleged to
have "pulled" the weapon on a bar
tender who ejected him for disturb
ing customers in the saloon.
Jerry Sullivan now of New York has
written a letter to Secretary Mc
Adoo in behalf of Des Moines getting
the revenue office, but Collector Mur
phy wants the office to stay in Du
buque and it is clear Des Moines has
an uphill fight.
A survey is being made for a pro
posed new electric line from Des
Moines to Indianola. According to re
ports given out at the offices of the
conjpany, the survey is nearly com
plete and the company will be ready
Boon to make definite announcement^
of its plans concerning the new line.
The Master Builders of Iowa will
hold their convention this year on a
steamboat, while making the trip
For ten days people living near Im
ogene have been .terrorized by reports
of a huge snake seen in the vicinity.
One farmer reported that he' saw a
reptile crossing the road. The head
of the snake was hid in the weeds on
one side of the road and its tail was
lost in the weeds on the other side,
and that the snake was at least five
inches in diameter.
H. J. Hoeger, editor of the Waver
ly Democrat, has been notified of his
appointment as postmaster at Waver
ly, to take place when the term of
the present incumbent ends next
January. W. H. Tyrrel, retiring post
master, has filled the position for
the weight of the law's band under the strange phenomena in the orch-
Davenport to Keokuk. They have
rter|d one of the big Mississippi
mers, which will accommodate 200
squad o^pqUce armed with a
:h warrawPttiA^ed a restaurant
bridges and culverts and build- iHedstrom has accepted
ing* many new sidetracks. church in Chicago.
At the annual meeting of the Dav
enport Baptist association, in session
at Downey a committee was appointed
to visit the Washington association at
Kalona. This committee will propose
that the two associations unite. Each
association has eight churches.
Nine cars of a freight train on the
Milwaukee were piled in the ditch
nyr Van Home and most of them
completely demolished. Tracks were
blocked for twelve hours. The pas
senger trains were all detoured over
The^new high school building erect
ed at Albia this summer at a cost of
$100,000, has been opened for the
school year and is the pride of the
town. It is one of the finest high
school buildings in southern Iowa.
One of the largest estates ever ac
cumulated in Iowa was divided at
Dunlap among heirs of E. W. Millard.
There were 720 acres of land in Mon
roe and Crawford counties and a large
amount in notes and mortgages.
Evidence collected by the two re
cently discharged policewomen and by
a secretly employed spotter for the
police department relative to social
vice conditions in Sioux City will be
placed before the grand jury.
E. P. Brown, of Monmouth has an
nounced that he will found a tri-clty
morning paper at Davenport. Head
offices will be established in Rock Is
land. A stock company, capitalized at
$30,000, has been formed.
Laying of concrete for the mile of
sample paved road ordered by the
county supervisors of Cerro Gordo
county has been started It 1b ex
pected' the pavement will be finished
Five generations were represented
at Council Bluffs when J. W. Clatter
buck celebrated his one hundredth
birthday. He and his bride made the
trip from Virginia to Iowa in a wag-
The third annual tournament of the
I. M. I. Lawn Tennis association will
be held on Sept. *18 to 20, on the
courts of the Burlington. Tennis club.
Fred Thompson at Mason City was
turned over to the federal officers
charged with bringing Alma Spader
into the state for immoral purposes.
Bagley voted $6,000 bonds for an
electric light plant. Thirty-one wom
en voted. An $18,000 school house
is being erected in that town.
The city council at Lehigh has ad
vertised for bids for a mile and a half
of sewerage, which will be installed
before cold weather.
Ed Harrison, an old soldier, drop
ped dead at Fraser Junction, where
he had gone to attend the annual
Apple blossoms in September is
ard of August Wiese, a farmer living
five miles south of Iowa City. Wiese
says he has several trees which prom
ise to yield a crop of apples about
Christmas time if the weather keeps
William Howe, who last May cele
brated his sixty-eighth wedding anni
versary, is dead at his home in New
London. He was a class leader in
the Methodist church for half a cen
tury. He came to Iowa seventy years
Earl Conry, 17 ye„ars old, son of a
farmer living near Voorhees, attempt
ed to kill himself at his grandmoth
er's home in Waterloo. He drank an
ounce of carbolic acid. He is not ex
pected to survive. Conry had just
arrived in that city t® enter business/
Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Seltzer has
just celebrated the sixtieth anniver
sary of their marriage. They became
residents of Independence in 1880,
They have two children living, Mrs.
Julia Deihl of Rock Rapids and Mrs.
C. S. Dodge of Monroe, Wis.
The annual synodical meeting of
the Lutheran Church in Iowa will be
held Oct. 16 at a place to be designat
jed later. The meeting was to have
and an in- been held at Iowa City, but the Church
*wfth having building there is undergoing e^ten-
auor in his possession unlawfully sive rgjairs and will not be available
js been filed.
MilwAf|^oldAU£Vftin&'s are The Rev. J. H. HaJnrom, pastor for
ated JP®AIMFf T»uinffvising jthe last five years of the Swedish
ck work on the river division. The Evangelical Mission church at Boone,
im- ihas tendered his resignation to be
tres- come effective Dec. 7. The Rev. Mr.
a call to a
POLICE ABANDON THEORY PAS
TOR IS INSANE KILLER.
Minister Confesses He Slew N. Y.
Woman—^Declares He Was Infat
uated With Her.
New York, Sept. 18.—Discovery of
a counterfeiter's den which Hans
Schmidt, priest and confessed slayer
of Anna Aumuller, admitted was fit
ted up by him to make spurious
money, led the detectives, Coroner
Feinberg, and other visitors to his
Cell in the' Tombs Tuesday to express
the opinion that Schmidt is sane and
that further investigation will develop
that counterfeiting was only one of
his "side linee."
They declared it as their belief that
Schmidt is feigning insanity after
carefully thought out plans of' a
master criminal mind.
To Rev. Father Evers, chaplain of
the Tombs prison to his attorney and
to other callers, Schmidt admitted his
connection with the flat in West One
Hundred and Thirty-fourth street,
where detectives found bundles of imi
tation $10 gold certificates.
Dr. Ernest Arthur Muret, thje den
tist arrested after the raid upon the
counterfeiters' flat, was held in $5,000
bail on the charge of having in his
possession a revolver in violation of a
state law. Through his knowledge of
the law Muret forestalled the plans of
the federal secret service agents wait
ing to arrest him on a warrant charg
ing counterfeiting. By waiving pre
liminary examination Muret, for the
time being at leaqt, escaped the more
Bertha Zech, "the servant girl em
ployed by Doctor Muret and token to
police headquarters with him, was re
leased, the detectives telling the court
they Mad no evidence upon which she
could be held.
With the arrest Sunday of Rev.
Hans Schmidt of St Joseph's Ro
man Catholic church, charged with the
murder of Anna Aumuller, a servant,
the mystery surrounding the finding of
the dismembered body of a girl In the
Hudson river was solved. Schmidt
according to the police, has .confessed.
He attempted to commit suicide by
cutting his throat
"I killed her because I' loved ber so
much," he said. "She was so beauti
ful, so good, I could not let her live
without me. I had made up my mind
that she and I could live together, I
was a priest and must remain with
my church. I could not let her go
away from me."
MULHALL FLAYED AS TRAITOR
Emery, N. A. M. Counsel, Calls Lobby
ist a Self-Confessed Perjurer
Washington, Sept. 16.—The "Mul
hall lobby investigation" of the house
of representatives reached Its climax
on Monday in the bitter denunciation
of Mulhall with which James A.
Emery, attorney for the National Asso
ciation of Manufacturers and the Na
tional Council of Industrial Defense,
wound up the case against the former
employe of these organizations whose
"confession" caused the inquisition.
"By the evidence which Mulhall has
himself produced," declared Attorney
Emery, "he portrays himself a traitor,
an ingrate and a perjurer, assailing
with incredible impartiality those for
whoni he professes gratitude equally
with those who are the evident objects
of hie malicious and long plotted re
Texas Blast Injures Many.
Waco, Tex., Sept. 18.—O. S. Wo
mack and Mrs. E. Steger were fatally
injured in an explosion on Tuesday
that wrecked the cleaning establish
ment, of Shaffer & Dulse. Seven oth
ers were hurt.
Two Men Killed In a Duel.
Aberdeen, Miss., Sept. 18.—State
Senator H. F. Broyles and M. F. Hen
dricks, prominent lumbermen of Sel
ma, Tenn., killed each other here in
a fight near the Greenwood Springs
Monument for Gaynor.
New York, Sept. 17.—Immediately
after the funeral of William J. Gay
nor, late mayor of New York city, next
Monday, a public fund will be begun to
erect a monument to the memory of
the dead executive.
Stops Sale of Bad Eggs.
Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 17.—A mill
ion dozen eggs unfit for food are lying
in storage here, if all of them are the
same as 100,000 dozen recently exam
ined, according to F. H. Fricke, state
Argentine Beef In New York.
New York, Sept. 16.—The first com
mercial shipment of Argentine beef
that ever reached New York was
brought here by the steamship Van
Dyke from Buenos Aires. It consisted
of 1,000 quarters.
Militant to Sail OctobeV 11.
Paris, Sept. 16.—Contrary to the re
ports in Paris newspapers, Mrs. Pank
hurst has not yet left Paris. A press
representative saw her and learned
that Bhe Intended to sail for America
on October 11.
THE MANCHESTER DEMOCRAT, MANCHESTER, IOWA
DEVASTATION WROUGHT BY FIRE AT HOT SPRINGS, ARK
Fire recently swept the business district of Hot Springs, Ark., causing property loss estimated at $10,000,000.
upper left picture shows a general view of the burned district. The ruins of the court house are shown in
the upper picture at the right The lower left showa the ruins of the high school, and the lower right the ruins
of the Park hotel.
BOMB PERILS OTIS
PUBLISHER OF LOS ANGELES
TIMES SENT INFERNAL MA
CHINE BY MAIL.
BLAST PREVENTED BY JAP
Servant C^ls General's Attention to
Package and Police Expert Dis
covers Heavy Charge—-Second At
tempt Made Upon Editor'a Life.
Los' Angeles, Cal., Sept. 18.—The
life of G,en. Harrison Gray Otis was
threatened for the second time on
Tuesday when he received an infer
nal machine through the malls. Gen
eral Otis is publisher of the Los An
geles Times which was blown up Oc
tober 1, 1910, by the McNamara
That he escaped injury probably
was due to the watchful eye of his
Japanese servant, who received from
the postman an infernal machine
mailed in this city and called his
employer's attention to it.
The first Infernal machine directed
at the life of General Otis was found
at his residence a few hours after his
newspaper plant had been destroyed
through the efforts of the McNamara
The latest attempt, on his life was
attributed by the general to agencies
friendly to those whose conspiracy
eventuated in the destruction of his
newspaper plant and the killing of
twenty-one men three years ago.
But the police and postal authorities
believe something might be devel
opend from the theory that the Mexi
can question had a part in it, pointing
,to an lnsurrecto demonstration
against a ranch company in which
General Otis is heavily interested.
In lower California two years ago
Industrial Workers of the World
joined the "direct action" element of
Mexicans In an effort to establish a
Socialistic commonwealth in a dis
trict where General Otis owns much
A few weeks ago there was an out
break caused according to report by
the employment of Chinese in the
places of Mexican laborers in lower
California, but General Otis asserted
at the time that none were employed
Capt. E. B. Foltz, a powder expert
in the police department, took the
machine to a sparsely inhabited sec
tion of the city, near the Los Angeles
jiver, and, there exp!odedi the bomb
which tore a great hole in the ground.
Chief of Police Sebastian inclined
to the theory that the bomb had been
sent by some person violently op
posed to General Otis' newspaper pol
icy. with regard to the Huerta admin
istration in Mexico. "It is possible,"
he said, "that some of the disgruntled
Mexicans sought to kill the newspa
per man whom they believed to be
General Otis, who is a close friend
of former President Porflrio Diaz of
Mexico, is largely interested in the
California and Mexico Ranch and Cat
U. S. Custom House Robbed.
El Paso, Tex., Sept. 18.—Four thou
sand four hundred rounds of ammuni
tion was stolen from the custom house
here. Federal agents removing am
munition recently seized froih Mexi
can smugglers discovered the theft.
$300,000 New Rochelle Fire.
New Rochelle, N. Y„ Sept. 18.—Fire
that destroyed the big department
store of the Howard Ware corporation,
was extinguished after it had caused
a loss of about $300,000. The burned
area covered an entire block.
Banker Killed in Auto Accident.
Eau Claire, Wis., Sept 18.—M. D.
Garrison, aged thirty-one, a banker "at
Thorpe, Wis., was killed while return
ing home from Eau Claire, when his
automobile turned over. Four others
in the car were injured.
E. Studebaker Riley Weds.
St. Louis, Sept. 17.—Society circles
of three states were represented at
the wedding of E. Studebaker Riley of
South Bend, Ind., heir to the Studeba
ker millions, and Miss Jessie Carter, a
stock company actress.
Smugglers Indicted for Murder.
Carrizo Springs, Sept. 17.—Barney
Cline, the American soldier of fortune,
and thirteen Mexicans belonging to
his band of ammunition smugglers
were indicted for murder by a spe
cial grand jury here.
Two Hurt in Auto Race.
Latonia, Ky., Sept. 16.—One man
was probably fatally injured while an
other was seriously hurt when a Fiat
car, driven by Nick Nickles of Califor
nia, went through the fence at the
first turn of the Latonia race track.
Landslide Kills Two Surveyors.
Ketchikan, Alaska, Sept. 16.—Two
surveyors attached to the Canadian
boundary survey were killed by a
landslide that destroyed their camp
at Cape Munson, Dall island. They
were E. N. Roberts and H. Bode.
MAX LILLIE IS KILLED
AVIATOR FALLS TO HIS DEATH
AT GALESBURG, ILL.
Airman's Wife' Witnesses Fatai
Plunge—"Safety First" Was
His Principal Motto.
Galesburg, 111., Sept. 17.—Max Lillie,
Chicago aviator, who by hla^policy of
"safety first" had, sought for years to
demonstrate the freight, carylng prac
ticability of the aeroplane, was killed
on Monday by a fall of 400 feet. He
was crushed by his engine.
Mrs. Lillie saw the accident from a
box in the grand stand and was one
of the first to reach her dying hus
band. She fainted as he1, expired. He
lived three minutes after* his fall.
Lillie, who was regarded as one of
the most careful aviators in the busi
ness, met his death because of a de
fective machine. He knew certain
parts of his Wright aeroplane were in
need of repair,-and when killed was
making an experimental flight to see
if the machine could stand the strain
of the exhibition. he had contracted
to make at the fair.
The stands were packed and the
grounds filled when the flyer made his
fatal trip. Thousands saw him die.
Fort Wayne, Ind., Sept. 16.—Bessie
Geary, twenty-four years old, of Mont
pelier, Ind., and Willard Fryback of
Bluffton, are dead as a result of an au
tomobile accident here on Sunday
morning following a wild joy ride in
Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 16.—"Odd
Fellowship" and the spirit of frater
nalism pervaded Minneapolis. Twenty
thousand members of the Independent
Order of Odd Fellows were in the city
when the eighty-ninth annual sovereign
grand lodge was convened. The pro
gram opened at a theater, where Gov
ernor A. C. Eberhart and Mayor Wal
lace G. Nye, both members of the or
der, welcomed the delegates and' vis
itors, each joining the grand lodge
officers in defining the spirit of frater
Buffalo, Sept. 16—A score of men
were burned, six seriously, in explo
sions that shattered the walls of the
Clover Leaf Milling company's plant
here. The flour mill and storehouse
were destroyed, with a loss of $200,000.
Madison, Wis., Sept. 17.—Eight Mil
waukee candy manufacturers were de
nied permission by the state industrial
commission to employ woinen more
than ten hours a day during the three
months' season preceding Christmas.
THAW TO SUPREME COURT
Judge Suspends Writ Pending Gover
nor Felkner's Decision on Tues
day, September 23.
Littleton, N. H., Sept. 1^.—Harry
K. Thaw's counsel laid the foundation
Tuesday for plans to carry his case
to the United States Supreme court
When the governor of New Hamp
shire passes on the issue of the extra
dition of Thaw to New York at a
hearing In Concord September 23, the
findings, if adverse to Thaw, -will be
reviewed by the United States district
court, and if a decision against him
is given there appeals will be taken
until the case reaches the highest
Third Blast Victim Dies.
Savannah, Ga., Sept. 18.—James C.
Dalton of Indianapolis died at mid
night from injuries received in the
boiler explosion on board the torpedo
boat Craven last Wednesday. He Is
the third victim of the accident.
Government Boat Burns.
Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 18.—Gov
ernment quartermaster boat No. 19,
with stores valued at $80,000, was
destroyed by fire of unknown origin in
the Big Sand shoal of the Tennessee
river near Hamburg, Tenn.
Pay Bank Official's Deficit.
Fort Worth, Tex., Sept 17.—Five
stockholders of the State National
bank of this city paid $125,000 to cover
a shortage alleged to have been dis
covered in the accputns of M. L.
Woods, former vice-president.
Four Pugilists Aid Officer.
Philadelphia, Sept. 17.—Four well
known prizefighters acted as a body
guard for Police Lieutenant Morrow,
when he endeavored single-handed to
stop a riot between striking garment
workers and strikebreakers.
China Meets Jap Demands.
Peking, Sept. 16.—Japan's demands,
presented to China in connection
with the killing of Japanese and the
trampling of the Japanese flag by
Chinese, were accepted in their en
tirety by the Peking government.
Five Die in Cloudburst.
Goldfield, Nev., Sept. 16.—The
streets of Goldfield were flooded by a
cloudburst followed by hail and an
electrical storm in the southern part
of Nevada. Two women, a man, and
two children were drowned.
MONEY BILL PASSED
MEASURE BACKED BY ADMINIS
TRATION WINS IN THE HOUSE
286 TO 84.
DELAY EXPECTED IN SENATE
No Amendments Are Made of Essen
tial Provisions of the Act—Gold
Standard Is Written Intor
Washington, Sept. 20.—The admin
istration currency bill was passed by
the house on Thursday by a vote of
286 t9 84, practically unamended in its
The final vote brought a number of
Republicans to the Bupport of the ad
ministration measure. Twenty-four
Republicans voted for the bill' and
three Democrats voted against it.
The measure now goes to the sen
ate, where a long consideration before
the banking committee awaits it.
Representative Wingo of Arkansas
demanded a record vote on the so
called gold standard amendment, and
on a division 165 Democrats and Re
publicans voted for It and 45 Demo
crats voted against it A roll call
was ordered, which changed the vote
to 298 in favor of the amendment to
69 against ft All those voting "no"
The Progressives offered a motion
to recommit the bill to the committee,
with instructions to incorportae a
provision to prohibit interlocking di
rectorates In national banks. It was
defeated, 206 to 71.
After much parliamentary jockey
ing Progressive Leader Murdock
succeeded In forcing a roll call on
another motion to recommit and that
disclosed a vote of 266 to 100 against
A burst of applause greeted the
passage of the bill. The three Demo
crats who voted against It were Callo
way, Elder and Witherspoon.
The Republicans voting for it were
Baltz, Browne, Cary, Cooper, Cram
ton, Dillon, Esch, Farr, Fess, Frear,
Haugen, "Helgesen, Kent, Lenroot, Lin
quist, Mapes, McLaughlin, Nelson,
Porter, Samuel Smith and J. M. C.
Smith of Michigan, Sinlth of Minne
sota, Stafford and Young of North
The Progressive vote split, awo Pro
gressives, Representatives Temple and
Walters of Pennsylvania, voting
against the bill. Fourteen others voted
for it. They were Representatives
Bell of California, Hinebaugh of Illi
nois, Lingbergh of Minnesota, Kelly,
of Michigan, Kelly of Pennsylvania,
Lafferty, MacDonald, Manahan, Mur
dock, Nolan, Norton, Rupley, Thom
son of Illinois and Stephens of Cali
PRINCESS SOPHIE KILLS SELF
Daughter of German Prince Ends Life
With Bullet—Father Objected
Heidelburg, Germany, Sept. 20.—
Princess Sophie of Saxe-Weimar com
mitted suicide by shooting herself with
a revolver during the-night. She was
found dead on Thursday in her room
in the palace of her father, Prince Wil
Princess Sophie was reported some
months ago to have become engaged
to marry Hans Von Bleichroeder, a
member of the powerful Berlin bank
ing family. Her father, however, de
nied the report at the time.
COSTLY TRAIN IS WRECKED
Oriental Limited."Plunges Into Burn
ing Bridge and No One It
La Crosse. Wie., Sept.-20.—When the
Oriental limited, the Burlington's crack
coast train, plunged through a burn
ing bridge at Treaupealeau on Thurs
day, fifteen were slightly injured and
of the scores of passengers no one was
killed. The property loss is f100,000, a
baggage car, smoker, coach and two
tourist sleepers being burned when, a
gas tank under the diner exploded.
The engine and Pullmans remained on
JEWELERS SLAIN BY BANDITS
Two Killed and Another Wounded in
Holdup at 'Grand Rapids,.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 20.—Two
thleveB entered J. J. Thompson's
Jewelry store In Monroe avenue on
Thursday and shot dead J. N. Thomp
son and Edward Smith, besides fatally
wounding Paul Townserid, another
clerk. They fled with $20,000..
Gen. C. L. Young Dies.
Toledo, O., Sept. 20.—Gen. C. L.
Young, seventy-five, died at his home
here from effects of a stroke of para
lysis. General Young was a veteran
of the Civil war and Berveji in the bat
tles of Gettsburg and Chancellorsville.
Campaign Fund Quiz Asked.
Washington, Sept. 20.—Republican
Leader Mann of Illinois introduced a
resolution calling on Speaker Clark to
appoint a committee of seven to in
vestigate the soliciting of campaign
funds among members* of the house.
Jewelers Slain by Bandits.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 20.—Two
thieves entered J. J. Thompson's
jewelry store in Monroe avenue and
shot dead J. N. Thompson and Ed
ward Smith, besides wounding an
other clerk, and securing $2,000.
Woman Held for Murder.
Chicago, Sept. 20.—Mrs. Alice Davis
Sing, the white widow of the Chinese
restaurant proprietor, Charles Lo Sing,
who was stabbed to death at his home
September 2, was held to the grand
jury on a charge of murder.
Retired Banker Dies Suddenly.
Middletown, N. H., Sept. 20.—John
E. Corwin, a retired banker, died sud
denly in his chair here. He came here
from Anderson, Ind., a number of
years ago, where he shot and killed a
man in self defense.
Film Firms Sued as Trust.
St. Louis, Sept 20.—A damage suit
for $300,000 was filed In the circuit
court here against several film ex
changes by the Swanson-Crawford
Film company under the state anti
Reservoir Bursts Floods Town.
Wilkesbarre, Pa., Sept. 20.—A mill
ion and a half gallons of water from a
collapsed reservoir rushed down one
of the side streets of Pittston, near
here, causing a small panic among the
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A housefly "as big as a cat," exhib
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