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Democrats. Soon to Control Three.
PENITENTIARY IS INCLUDED
Ohio Coal Operators Decide to Open
Their Mines Sensational Double
Tragedy at Mansfield Drake Suit
Advanced In 8upreme Court Other
News of the State.
Columbus, O,, May 9. Four state
Institutions, Including the now Lima
state hospital, will noon bo under tho
eoiitiol of tho Demociats, uu tho losult
of appointments Just announced by
Appointments weie niado on peni
tentiary bam (1 and lite Athcu nt.itn
liOH)ltnl board. By appointing on thu
Limn boaid a trutitee of the Masslllon
state hospital, n vacancy wiih cieated
ut Masslllon which will later be tilled
by a Uemoct at, and so will enable thu
Democrats to leorguulze that Institu
tion. It Is expected thu Democints
will icornanlze the penitentiary by
electing a Democrat to sucpecil War
den Gould, and that a Democtnt will
be named slcwaid at Athens to suc
ceed Jeiry Carpenter.
The following Ih the list of appoint
ments: Edward W. Cieighlon (Deni.),
Nowaik, to succeed Coleman Oilman,
Scioto county, as member of the boaid
of manage! s of the penitentiary;
Chi Is McKee (Dein.), Uelle Valley,
Noble county, to succeed M. JO. Hath
..bum (Hep.), Meigs county, as tiustee
of the Athens state hospital; Samuel
H. Hosklns (Deni.), "Wapakoneta; Dr.
M. K. Hussey (Deni.), Sidney; Judge
Mai tin Burke (Deni.), Mai ion; Dr.
John E, nussell (Hep.), Alt. Veinon;
Frank W. Purmoil (Uep.), Van Woit,
trustees of Lima state hospital. Dr.
Itussell is piesldent of the boaid of
tiustees of the .iMnsstlloti state hos
pital. SecieUuy Ilouck said his a))
polutment vvas due to the governor's
deslie to lntve his expeit sei vices and
advice In oigaul'.iug the new hospital.
Dr. Itussell has been on the Masslllon
board since that Institution was built,
a.nd enjoys a wide lcputation. His
tiausfer to Lima gives the governor
an opportunity to appoint a Demociat
On the Alusslllou boaid, which will
give the Democrats a maloilty.
Ohio Operators to Open Mines.
Columbus, O., Alay 9. Ohio coal op
era toi a, it is staled, will attempt to
opeiate their mines without the foi
maJlty of an agreement with the Unit
ed Aline Woikeis' oigaulzatlou. At
the coal magnates' r.eetlng hoie it
was decided to take steps to settle the
quostlon in the quickest way possible
without giving wiiy and signing the
demands of thu mlueis. It is piobable
that the first attempt to opeiate with
out signing the scale will be made iu
the mines of eastern Ohio, iu tho
PIttsbuie thin-vein dlstiict, or No., 8
field. "Two or peihups thiee mines in
this dlstiict will be stalled, their own
eis usseitiug that they have miueis
willing to woilc on the lSO-MOOu scale
iiufllclent to opeiate them. II the at
tempt Is a success In eastern Ohio It
is piobable that mines iu the Hocking
dlbtrlct also will attempt to mn. Tho.
meeting here did not adjoin a sine die,
but will convene again today in Chi
cago, whoie the plans of the Ohio op
erators will be laid bctoie those of tho
other states who are expected to cc
opurate witli them.
New Waterworks Tied Up.
Cincinnati, O., Alay 9. An injunc
tion against tho Cincinnati water
works trustees foi bidding the pay
ment of ?3O,O0O on the contiact for tho
new waterwoiks above the city, was
issued by United States Judge Thomp
son on application of Alaitlu J. Glllen,
as lqcelver for the United States Con
st! action company of Milwaukee. This
is under an ancillary pioceedlng, fol
lowing a decision handed down in Mil
wuukeu, and the immediate, effect will
bo to tie up woik on the now $10,000,
000 waterworks now under couise of
Mansfield, O., Alay S. Loicnzo D.
Frashcr, a cut punter, living In the
southern part of the city, went to the
homo of Airs. K. 1 Alassu, v.lfo of a
neighbor, and shot and killed her and
then killed himself. No cause for the
tragedy is known, nor weie theie any
eye-witnesses to It. Ft abhor was about
35 years of age and leaves a widow
with ono child. Mis, Frasher Is again
about to becomo n mother. Alls. Alassu
was 28 and the wife of E. P. Alassa,
shipping clerk for tho Ohio Qiass
Ruling In Bridge Case.
Ottawa, 0 Aluy 9, Judge S. A.
Armationg of Collna, who heard the
motion to quash Indictments pending
against County Commissioner David
B, Owons ami Ignatius. Stechschulto
ami Comity Surveyor Oliver 0. Talbot
u connection with the so-called bildge
cases, hui oenuled the motion. Iu
I'lttnair county u number of bildge
agents wtll also stand tilal. The In
dictments giew out of tho investiga
tion In Putnam county iu January of
Auto Crashes Into Trolley,
Cleveland, O,, Aluy 9,As a lesult
of u collision between an automobile
ami a streetcar H. I) llobeitsop is,
dead and John Chanibeis, Hal Houne
nurt another poison whose nunio U un
known are very seilously Injured, and
may die. The dead man and those
lujuied weio in the automobile,
which carried six men. The machine
was going at a high mta of speed and
clashed Into a streetcar, which wus
standing at the coiner of Scovllle ami
Woodland avenues. The machine was
wiecUod- No one on the streetcar
Monnett at Marietta,
Marietta, O., May 9. Ex-Attorney
Qeuorat Frauk Mouuett la ut Muilotta
in tho Interest? of the interstate com.
i i -jjftiiir1k.3tf iAitffcAArfV,--. -:-A'ttix.-:, -- ; ' .yfatfw a'Lh.
meter- columlssloii, obtnlnlng data to I
be used in the Htuiulurd Oil coujpany I
Invi'Htlgatloti. HepiesentiitlveH of thu I
National itcllulug company, the Hit-
i peilal Oil woiks and Mis, l. At. Untts,
r daughter of the late (leoige lllce, all
Independent lelliieis of this clt), testl
lied befoie Moiiuelt.
Red Men of Ohio.
I Zanosvllle, O., Aluy 9. The annual
council of the lied .Men of Ohio met
i here, Addresses of welroino weio tie-
' llvered by Major W, H, Dacon and
Past Sachem C. W. tltglillt'ld. 'Clio
respono was by Client Hncliem L. H.
Wlso of Dayton, IIusIiiohs ineetlngH
of tho Hod Men's league and tho De
gree of Pocahontas, tho women's aux
Egg Preacher's Residence,
aiailvllle, O., Alay 9. Vundnls bom
barded thu lesldeuce of Ilev, Chutles
L. Woik with blalo eggs and painted
tho Inncitptloii "The Woik of thn
Devil" on Die stone walk In his yuid.
Work appealed us a witness against
Dr. J. D. Thompson befoie the state
medical boaid sevoial days ago, and
much bitterness exists between their
Guests of Senator Dick.
Akron, O., Aluy U. The Sunday
school class of L. C. Allien, a pioml
ncnt mnuufactuier and Republican
leader, left tor a week's visit In Wash
ington, CO stiong, to be the guests of
Scnntor Dick, whose home is here. A
person whose Identity wns not te
vealed presented $12,000 to pay the ex
penses. Brewery Workers Return.
Hamilton, O., Alay 9. AH the em
ployes of tho Alartln Alason Hi owing
company, who have been on a stilke
for a week because the company io
dised to allow them to diink beer at
any hour of the day, leluineil to woik.
The national oigHiil.nllnn of bioweiy
workuis iodised to sustain their de
maud. Drake Case Advanced.
Columbus, O., Alay 9. The supremo
couit allowed the motion to advance
thu bearing of the suit to test the le
gality of the Cincinnati investigating
committee. Juno 0 is fixed us the duto'
for healing oial nigumeut. The plain
tiff must Hie its bilef by Alay 19, and
the defense by June 2.
Three Boys Held.
Poitsiuouth, O., AIny 9. James
Monioe, Eail Zomes and llcniy Long,
whose ages lunge fiom 12 to 13 yeais,
weie held to the gland juiy iu tho
stun of ?i!00. It Is chaiged they stole
two hmses belonging to William
Liuckus, a piomlneut fanner of
Most Advanced Step In History of
the Anthracite Movement.
UNION PREVENTED WAGE CUT
Work to Be Resumed Thursday
Throughout the Hard-Coal Fields.
State Constabulary Denounced by
the Scranton Convention Leader of
Miners Warmly Greeted.
Scianton, Pa, Aluy 9. The mine
woikeis' convention heie, after latl
fylng the New York agieement, de
cided to resume woik Thursday
tluougliout the autluacite Held. A
few of tho radical mlneis took the
floor when the motion to ratify the
Monday agieement was made and
once nioi e mged that the suspension
bo tinned Into a stilke, but they weie
hopelessly in iho mluoilty and their
lemniks wore listened to In silence.
The convention adopted lesoluiions
condemning the state constabulary
and piovidlug for the mine woikeis
as an oiganiatlon taking an active
pait lu politics in the nomination and
the suppuit of legislative candidates.
Piesldent Mitchell was voclfeiously
applauded and was culled upon for a
speech, He bald:
"'T'-ls will probably bo tho Insttliue
that I slnjl addiuss you, and it
might bo well for mo to say one or
two tilings. Some are Inclined to be
lieve that because we have not se
emed au advance In wages or any im
provement in the conditions of em
ployment that we have uot accom
plished anything. I want to say that
I believe you lute taken tho most ad
vanced step lu the hlstoiy ot this
movement, You hao a signed ugi ce
ment with the opeiutois. It Is an
agieement which Is not onteied Into
with the United Allno Workeia, but
with the officers of that oignuUatlon,
Opeiatois have signed an agieement
with your uutloual piesldent and with
your dlstiict ofllcois. I am convinced
that If the United Allno Woikeis main
tain tho stiength and solldailty of
their oiganlatiou, that tin en yean,
lience tho rallioad pieshlouts will ask
you to make an agieement with them
rather than that you should bo foiced
to ask them to inuke an agieement
with you. Last your I made a tour of
this legion. I mged the mine work
oi a to come back Into the oi sanita
tion. At that time theie weio ouly
31,000 nionibeiB. With the close ot
that tour thoio weie 80,000 meuibeis
lu tho niguulKatluu, Had that tour
not been made there would have beeu
a l eduction in wages."
Want President to End Strike,
Chicago, Aluy 9. Tho convention of
bituminous coal opuiutois opened heio
lu the knowledge that negotiations
with tho United AIluo Woikois look
ing towaul a settlement of the stilko
are ut nil end, A telegiani wus e
colved fiom Piesldent John Mitchell
rejecting the lust aibitiatiou pioposul
of tho mine owners. Plans uie being
made by tho opera tois to send a dele
gation to Washington to ask Piesldent
Roosevelt to take Immediate action to
end the stilke lu the bituminous
IN OHIO TOWNS
Powder Mill Near Xcnia Explodes
Willi Terrific force.
MANY THOUGHT IT A QUAKE
Twenty-five Tons of Powder Dlew Up
and the Shock Was Felt For Miles
Around Mission of Wade Ellis at
Washington Intelligence of the
Hpilnglleld, 0 May N. The glazing
mill of the Miami Powder company, 1 f
miles south of heie, blew up shoitly
uflor midnight, destroying ubolil 25
tons of the finished pioduct. No one
was butt, and the cause of the explo
sion Is unknown. Alost or the houses
in Goes Station, n humlet near tho
mills, weio partially wrecked. Xcnla,
four miles away, wiib shaken, and
many windows bioken. Tho towns
people rushed fiom lliulr houses, foul
ing an enithqunki. The shock vu
distinctively felt In this city ami
caused geueial alarm. None of the
other mills, which uio scattoied along
the Miami liver for a dlstauco of scv
eial miles, was damaged.
Columbus, O., Aluy 8. Iluudieds or
people lu the stieets and thousands of
otlieis asleep lu their beds weie star
tled by the shook of the powder mill
explosion, which wa plainly pcicept
ibie hem, although Goei Station Is at
least 50 miles away on the ail line.
People in tho streets near big build
ings weie badly f lightened. Although
they thought flist of an caithquakc,
they weie sine ou second thought that
the explosion wns within tho building
ueai by. The shock was oxpeiienced
In all pints of the city. Alany poisons
thought their houses were being en
tcied by buiglais and telephoned the
police at once.
Ellis at Washington.
Washington, AUy 8. Attorney Geu
eial Wade Ellis oi Ohio wns iu con
feience with Piesldent Rooseelt at
the latter's Invitation. Standaid Oil
and railioad disci Imlnatloiib lu Ohio
weie under discussion The president
wanted to be lufoiiiied on tho situa
tion In the Bticke.ve state, moie spe
cifically in the suit In ought in Toledo
against the Standaid Oil company by
Piosecutor Wnchenliolniei. Ellis ex
plained the details of the pending liti
gation and made cleat tho state's at
titude. Ho was ndls(!il to confei with
Commissioner of Coipoiutions Gai
fleld Frank S. Alonnett, counsel lor
the interstate commoice commission,
had In ought the uiiittei to tho piesl
dent's attention, and he Is dcsiious of
btiengthenlng the hands of tho pio.se
eutiou. Haul of Burglars.
Mansfield, O., AIu a. Umglais eu
teied the postofllce and geueial sloie
of Postmaster Chambeilalii at Ollves
biii'K, near here. Nlnetj-'lvo dollais iu
postage stamps, $50 iu silver and a
doieu uotes of ailous amounts aggie
gating possibly a couple thousand dol
lais and a number of luois, knives
and clgais weie taken. A lino black
hoi so, now buggy and harness weie
btolcn fiom AI. Jacobs' ftum near Par
adise Hill and used by the thieves in
making tlieli escape.
Murder and Suicide.
Steubenvlllo, O., Aluy S. William
Cox, a coal miner of Suiilhlield, and
ills son-in-law, William Carney, al&o a
miner, (Uiniiclod over the possession
of two kittens. As Cainoy lelt the
Cox home the latter seized a shotgun
ami Hied a load which took effect Iu
Cainoy's neck, killing him instantly.
Cox then walked and stood over tho
dead man, turned the gun on himself
ami flied the other load ipto his
bieasl, killing himself instantly.
Youngstowu, ()., Alay 8. Dennis
CioiiIii, John Capita and Fiank Seats
weie burned by an explosion of a cool
ing plato at the Alattlo furnace,
Giiaid, while making icady for a cast.
Ciouiti was brought heie to the hos
pital and will piobubly die, as his
skull was fiuctuied by Hying pieces ot
metal. Tho damage to tho tin mice
Atanstlold, 0., Aluy S. Alartln L.
Hout, propiiutoi of tho Hotel limns
wick, in this city, made an assignment
ot his piopeity to foinior County Aud
itor John F. Sowind, who gave bond in
the sum of $0,000. The piopeity con
sists of tho futultuio and lKtutes of
the hotel and ot tho tlrimswlck saloon.
Tin Workers Meet.
Canton, 0 Aluy 8. Tho convention
of the Intoi national Tin Woikeis' us
oclatlou opened heie. It will con
tinue an Indellulto time until a tin
plate wage scale Is ndopted. Tho or
ganlzation lopiesonts 9.1 per cent o(
the tin workers of the country.
Physician's Sudden Death.
Cluclnuatl, 0 Aluy 8, Dr. W. II.
Ciaue dioppad dead while attending
a meeting of the Academy of Alcdtcluo
heie. Apoplexy, It Is said, wap tho
cause. Dr. Ciane wns city bactenolo
gist and a pi eminent young physician
He wus 37 yeais of uge.
Deran In Allen County.
Lima, O., May 9, Attorney Hal Do
ran of Fiomont bogasn a systninatlo
piobo In tho county cominlhHlonoia'
olllco for 15 yeais back heio. Derail
declaios much graft has occulted. In
Allen county and is woiklug iu the
bildge tiust cases,
Exploslo.i and Fire,
Uppor Sandusky, O., Alay 9. -An ex
plosion of gas cuused. u lire ou the oil
lease of 13. N. Welsh of Clo eland, on
the Ulilch fat in Several tanks of oil
ami severs! del licks, etc., were con
sinned, eutalllug a loss of $2,000.
Hardware Store Scorched.
' Columbus, O,, Aluy 9. An explosion
and Hie which occuued In the hard
wuie stoie of David L Williams, 430
. 432 Kust Long stieet. lesulted iu nn
estimated loa, of $10,000.
iA . S L
New Jersey Innkeeper and Ills Sun
Are Found Dead,
New IliitnsWlek, S ,l .Mm 8 John
Whlteinan. 70, ami his son (lemge, to,
weie unit deied In it little loiulslde
liuiiooiu kept bv Humii at lliowiitown,
near heio Miss Whlteinan, the duugfi I
ter of tile older tnaii, found the bodies I
of li"i falhni and In other hlng on the i
Hoot. The tlnoalH of both hud been ,
cut mid their bodies weie coeied i
with wounds The condition or the1
loom Indicated that the men hail niudu I
a despeiiile tesistntice befoie belli
o ci conic, upiiuieutly by seoiul us
sallatils. On tho floor lay thiee blood
stained i'ii7ni h.
French Government's Victory,
Pails, Aluy S. The icsnlls of the
election me cousldeied chletlv liupor
tunl In continuing the policy which
the government has thus fai puisuod,
puitlculnrly on the question of the
separation of the chinch and state.
The Kiotips of tho Led suppoitlng tho
government me sliongly incieasod,
while the opposition gioups ure uiii
fornily dcci eased, the combative Na
tionalists being almost exlcnnliiated.
The government groups me so much
increased tliat they nie no lougai do
pendent upon the Socialists.
Woman's Fatal Leap.
St. Paul, Al Inn., Alay 8. A woman
whose inline is said to be Alls. Clem
ensen Jumped from the thlid sloiy
of St. Joseph's hospital and was
killed. Tne attlhoilties or the hosjiltai
decline to give any Infoiiuutlou con
coining the woman. Cot oner .Miller Is
Investigating the affair, it Is undei
stood that the woman went to tne
hospital lor nn opeiatlon.
Drop In Anthracltj Prices.
New York, Alay 8. A l eduction tit
10 cents a ton lu nil ecept the .steam
sizes ot autluacite coal was an
nounced b the Lehigh Vjlley Knllwav
company. This announcement lol
lowed the news that the commit tt-es
repiesentlug the opeiatois and the
minois had reached an agi cement.
The leductlon is custonuiiy at this
time of the yeai.
In Behalf of His Son.
Washington, Miy 8. Stephen De
catur, father of Stephen Decatui, Jr.,
a midshipman who was dismissed
from the naval academy at Annapolis
after ttial by couitmaitlnl on ch.uges
In connection with hnxlug, had a talk
with Acting SecieUry Newbeuy in
behalf of his son, whose lelusUteiueut
Senatorial friends of the Hepburn
Bill Score Another Point.
MENACED THE COMPROMISE
Quick Review by the Courts Sought
by the New Amendments, Which
Will Likely Be Accepted by the
Senate Free Pass Proposition
Nailed to the Rate Measure.
Washington, Alay 8 The late situ
ation has taken anothei clianae,
and at the same time theie wus an ad
ditlouul step towuid tinal ugieeuieut
as to what the judicial ieiew amend
ment shall be. The Allisou compio
miso piopositiou met with sirclf deter
mined opposition fiom those senatois
who have fought against a "bioad"
com t loviow that, despite Picsideul
Roosevelt's acceptance ot it and ills
decimation that othei piovlsioiib he
had advocated v. eie not vital, an
agioenient was leached bj which sev
eral "islilcttous will he placed on the
leview piopositiou. These weie agieed
upon iu consequence of many iufoiinul
contoiences on the llooi of the senate
dining tho debate The icsult is that
in l etui n tor conloiilng of juiisillc-
tlon on clictilt courts to loview oiders
of the commission, the fi lends of the
bill demanded and by ,igi cement of
senate leaduis will secuio counter
concessions as follows:
That no oulei ot tho commission
shall be suspended oi set nsldo lij an
Intoilocutoij oulei oi dcciee without
a lie.n lu had ou the application
tlieiefor, unless at least Iho days' no
tice shall he given to the commission
of the time and place Ilxed lor said
heat lug; that such oidot .shall not bo
made until two judges of the couit to
which application is made shall con
cur iu such inteilocutoiy oidor or ele
ctee; that an appoal fiom such Inter
locutory ordei or decieo may be taken
within "0 days fiom tho entiy theieof,
but shall lie only to tho suptenio couit
of tho United Slates; that the rate
making section of the bill hIiiiII not be
Tho senate adopted the Culberson
substitute foi the Fotaker anti-pass
amendment, lo the i.Uo bill The nub
hlltuto leads as follows: 'That no ear
lier engaged iu intcistate commeice
shall dliectly or Indliectlj Issue or
glvo any dee ticket, dee puss or f;eo
truiispnitntiou to any peiaon except
to the olllceis, agents, employes and
attoinoys exclusively In the service of
tho cnulor issuing the same, or to
ministers of lellglou, Inmates of hos
pitals, elleiuosyuary or chailtahle In
stitutions. Any catrler violating this
piovlslou shall be deemed guilty of r
misdemeanor, mid shall I'm each of
fense pay to tho United States a pen
alty of not less thmi $100 nor unit o
thun $2,000' ,
It the Chinese Boycott Movement.
Peking, Aluy 9 The statements to
the effect that thoio is apprehension
In tho United States that the boycott
of Aiueilcuti goods Is gi owing lmvu
caused surpile heie. All the llifot
matloii obtainable shows that the
movement Is waning. The Chinese
customs repot t for 1905, just Issued,
shows that the Auieilcuu lmpoitu
weio 77.000,000 fuels, computed with
29,000,000 iu 1904
TO THE CAPITAL
Terrorists and Revolutionists Would
Attempt the Czar's Life.
LATTER TO OPEN ASSEMBLY I
Every Precaution Taken by the Police
and Military to Safeguard the Em
peror Processions and Demonstra
tions Thursday Are Prohibited by
St. I'otersbuiR, .May 9 Revolution
ists and leuoilsts aie lloeklnx to the
capital, all said to be uleit for au
nppui Utility to stilke the czar or oilier
mat ked nitui among the ottlclals g.tth
eied heie for tho opening Thuisdny
of the national assembly.
Piecautlonniy measuius on nil e
tensive scale have been taken. The
police have boen relnfoiced by the
keenest men fiom luteilor cities. The
tnilioads mo being watched most dlll-i
gently an.'i numcious ai tests have al
leady been made.
In oi'der to safeguairi tne enipetor
In his passage up the liver Thursday,
the time of ills uiiival and dcpaituie
is being kept a dead seciPt. The Nich
olas palace bildges, thiough diaws of
which the imperial aclit must pass,
will be closed to tiallio fiom davlight
of Thursday until the dcpaituie of the
empoioi The geueial public will not
even be admitted lo a long-distance
view of the yacht fiom the palace of
the admit. lit v or the nuays lining the
rhei .fiont, admission to which .ind to
the palace sipiaie will be b ticket
The piefect of police heie, lu an ol
der which Is woided, in coutiast with
ronuei iiotlllcatlons, iu the most polite
tenns, asks the public to keep moving
while lu the stieets, .uiil concludes
that, "In oidei to avoid encounters
which might cast a shadow over the
solemn day, piocesslons and demon
stiatlons will not be peimltted"
Accoidlng to piesent plans thu
speech fiom the tin one will give the
Constitutional Deuiociats no point lor
ciitlcistn iu the paillunient's leply.
The speech will not touch on politics i
or suggest pioginms In substance It
will sunph be a gieetiug.
Tioops red police dispetsed another
meeting of the Kconoinicul societ,
Seveial nieiubeis of the national as
sombl.v who piotebted against the dis
pel sal of the meeting nai lowly es
caped being b,noneled.
Mayo Ousted by Kansas Supremo
Couit Is Re-elected.
Kansas Cit, Mo, Ma 9 -William
W. ltOhe (Deni ), who lesigned the of
fice of niajoi ot Kansas City, Kuit , ie
cently, pending state ouster pioceed-
lugs against him foi non eufoi cement
of ceil.iln laws, and who was later
ousted b the supienie (Oint, which
disiegaided his lesiguutloii, has been
te elected majoi b 1,000 pluiallt at (
a special election. the isue ol the
election was the eufoi cement of the
piohibitlon and antl-gauibliug laws.
Hose was suppoited by the element
which believes that the best iutciesls
of the cit demand the licensing of i
iointb and gambling halls, as they
maintain thul a stikt eufoi cement of
the law against such places depilves
liti rtttt if Ik iuinui.Liii i t oiiiia '
lilb ,ll( il II l ion n.iiu.i I V t Vlliiu,
Life Insurance For Union Labor.
Cincinnati, O.. .Maj i) That a
inoieinent is uiidei waj foi the oigau
izution ot a life iiisuiauce company for
the benefit of union label de eloped
dining the discussion ot the subject i
of Iiisuiauce in the convention of the
Coinmeiciul Telegi.ipheis' Union of
Ameiica lieie The muttci is still uti
dei iinestigatlon, and it lias been left
to the telegiapheis to look into the
niattei thoroughly and latei tepoit to
Piesldent Compels of the Ameiicau
Fedeiatlou of Labor. It was an
nounced that all the membeis of the
labor union iu Ameiica would soon be
asked tq wlthdiaw fiom the old com
panies and to give iheli nioue) and
suppoit eclusiel to ainalganiate all
the laboi insuiance moiiexs Into one
huge fund, seeming piotection for all.
Oil Inqu-.st at Chicago.
St. I.oiils, Alo , AIa 'J. It wus made
known that tiallio odiciuls of SI. Louis
uiilioiids and ottlclals and oniplojes of j
the Htuuduid Oil eoiupuiiy and Wa-.
tois-1'ioice Oil compaii) have been I
subpoenaed to testify befoie the Inter-1
state commeico commission lu Chi-1
cugo on Thuisdaj leguidlug special,
tates and lebntes alleged to have been I
enjo)ed b the Standnid and its sub
sldfury companies tluougliout the
west ami southwest. Among these aie i
otllclals and cleiks of thu Filsco, Bui-,
liugtou, Mlssoml Pacific, Wabash ami
Chicago, I'eoila & St. Louis inilioads,
Subpoenas htue been served on Piesl
dent Davidson of the Filsco, Vice
Piesldent Cluike of the MUsoilll Pa
clile and I'lirchaslng Agent Howe of
Annexed by the Sultan.
Gaza, S)ila, Ala) 0 A stilp of land
along the Syio-Kgyptlau fiontlei, fiom
the coast cnstwuid, having an atea
ot over 100,000 squuie miles, and
which for nun j jeais has been iu
guided as the tenltoiy of the Bedou
ins, has lecuutly been foimully added
to the domains of the Sultan ot Tur
key, lesultlug in gieat lit Ration
uninuj: the Ataba
Washington, .May 9. Aside fiom
a fow iiiluitios devoted to tho iecep
tion of the Allison amendment to the
rallioad iat bill ami u half hour given
to loutlno business, the somite de
voted its entlie session to the Ineffect
ual consideration of the Klklus amend
ment piohlbltlug common can lei s
from engaging in mining coal or lu the
production of other commodities In
competition with slilppeis, tind ad
journed later iu a state of gieat
confusion iih to the exact subject be
fore It Tho dlsoider was due to the
fact that u uiimbei of substitutes fur
amendments iu the original nuieuU
nmit wore vffeied.
Humor mfi Philosophy
by UUNCAN M. SMITH
Few men li" u tleinllsli ttppellte for
'I he hnhtitp lunn'i title or three Is
"Put up, ghe up mid shut up."
II iloesn'f seem
half o haul to
1)11,1 your delitH
when you haxen't
Temper inny be
thing, but you
never ineml mat
leis by loslujf It.
ilver notice how fond men aie of
silting iu 1'iout of a mhror and con
Icmplnllug the lollsh ou the glass?
Dili whig qua Illy Is good lu an ac
tress or a tuitslaiil planter, but not de
sirable lu a pair of patent leatheis.
Not eery woman can afford to hae
All weaknesses have their gieat men. I
So lhe that ou can tell the money
sh.nks "Not for me."
Some people lest h much that II tiles
them to death.
Helnir st i night lined Is the only thing
Unit keep-, some folks lioui going
The Eternal Feminine.
If oii ri'itii o a nun who In lusalni; the
Lnolts in al the Tin nihil e store
Anil li-n lil fcs iov- to tlif place wheie
In uatlv dlH)l.ird on lhe llooi.
If lie IooI:m at the dlshei, the tiililet anj
And vd j tlilnif I'lte lotinit the place
Anil stop ew! la as lie pa.stea llmt
YOU III IV I.IKIW UlUir'a it Kill ill tho
If he has at his v.oilc u incoccupleil air,
A fa lav, a tool. In hla eve.
And hums a- he luol.a till OUKti leclcm
Anil m l iPlili .s a name on Iho sl.
If hr takPx down a pic tin e wlifii no cine
Anil seuclh sinllrs ,tt the face
Ami lilu-Oies lll.e sin If some one hulls In,
You ma Know llieie'ti a. glil In til
Anil If on ohcie a. man who haa lost
All Intiiest In s(oi ami snioj,
A ho wjiiis to ilestiov oiir innocent Jov
Anil sweats lli.it lilt- woild was maile
Who Kinwls at events with a in-slmlsl's
Anil sees imlhltii; khoiI In the lace.
Who tells miii lo tal.u u jmiin lu the lal.e,
01l in.iv Uuow llli.le'.s a L'lil In Ilia
It a. mm has a watch that la hatnlionie
roll louuli.il ami all of that tiling.
Ttiit he liohls up to view when he showi
11 to von.
lint i .iioi'ullv li.'iucs to the suing;
If he opens It foi t -four limes eveiy
To sie If the hiiniU ale In plaLC
Or someliiliiK lll.e that, jou may bet ur,
That llicio in a Kill in the oant.
"lie Is thinking of taUInt; a trip to
"How can he nlVoul Iff"
"Allot d wlmf:"
"A tup to Hut ope."
"II doesn't cost nny money to think
about it "
Caring For the Surplus.
in hoiiid s.u.ige waifarc.
As nt at as we can leuin.
When w.uilois fiom the hattl
Willi Ii tin letiiin
Tliev wlili iheli oihei trophies
U.tvo pilsoticii. to Inn n.
No Future For Hini.
"Come; go swiiuinlug with us,"
".My ntotliei won't let me."
"She'll ucM't know about It."
"Bill she might ask me."
"Come on, tellers: let him alone, lie
will never make n captain of Industry."
Wanted Her Riciits.
"I wouldn't many a bald headed
"But they may be. hist as good as thu
"That is nil right, but I want to get
some pleasllle nut ot mauled life."
"When I was jour age I hail lo earn
every tent of money that I spent."
"Which shows." replied his Hip ntr
spiing, "how much hilghter I was than
you were lu the selection of a rather."
Too iniuh ot Joy in sniiow.
That's what tne wise ones sav.
tftlll most of us ennlil use eiiouiili
To load a kooiI .-ltd iliaj.
Can Size Him Up.
"You can Judge u man pietty well lv
ft'ellug nt his blimps."
"On his head'"
"Oh, no; ou bis list,"
"I believe lit own Is nn Imiiest poll
Mchui." "Ves, I heard he yvus eccenttlc."
A good umbrel
la can easily keep
lent all lhe jear.
A good nntterer
usually (lmls that
the demand Tor
his best work
Many au un
ship has proved
to be only un ill)'
THE AGILE TIGER.
A Oreal SUlker That Secmt to 0
"Shod With Silence.'
rot wild uniinnU arc specialist
Hint is lo sn, tliey mo highly de
volonod iti one imrlieulur direp'tioii.
'I'lit' tiger is rrenL us it stalker. Jlis
feet seem lo be "shod with tilcnce.''
It. JI. Klliol, for many etn'.s n resi
deni of India, cited mi ovperionrn
of otic of his neighbors illitstiative
of t li is point. He hud been much
nmiovod by timers nntl nt lnt lied a
httJIoek out in n clearing nnd took
up his own position in it tree to
wail till lhe tiger should come after
the bail. The ground wns covered
with dried leine. which in hoi
weather me -o brittle Hint oven Hie
Mulkiiig of n bud over Ihoin etui lie
heard for u good distance. In no
veiy long time n l.ugo liger slipped
out of lhe fore-t tind !ovly edged
townrd the bullock. His 'method
wa? so cbibotnte nnd cntefttl that,
the nian who saw it used to declare
that it would have bceji wotth l)0()
rtiiiccs lo any nunu sportsman to
have wilnesscd it. So carefully did
he put dowti each paw and so grad
ually did he cruch the leaves under
it that not a sound wa to be heard.
Between him and the bullock was
a iluiiip about four feet high, with
long projecting sin face roots. This
plainly the tiger looked upon as a
godsend. Tie got upon one of the
roots, balanced himself carefully,
and mi mi able to walk quickly and
silent Iv as far as the sttui.p." ilo
appioncbcd o gradually and noico
lesl and his tolor against the
brown leaves was so invisible that
he was clo'-e upon the bullock before
he wa- perceived. Then instantly
tho bullock charged. The tiger elud
ed him and in a moment more baa
his. pav on the bullock's neck,
ready to drag him down. Then like
a flali he caught sight of the rope
by which the bullock was tied and
turned and sprang into the foiest.
all o quiikl that the nun iu the
tree had no opportunity to lire.
Two Americans o were liavel
ing in England made it devout pil
grimage to .Stratl'oid-on-Avon and
spent several day- wandering about
the neighborhood. One day they
met it ootintrwiian, and, pausing,
one of the pilgrims said:
"M, friend, I cm you your life
here amid the fields that knew the
great poet's voitlh. What sublime
thought- must come to you as vou
tread the paths his feet trod!"
The riHtie simply stared, and the
American demanded if he knew of
whom he was speaking, iceeiving a
"Whv. of Shakespeaie, mun. You
iiuist know of him!" the pilgrim ex
plained, stricken with horror.
After .some coaxing the mannnal
lv admit led that he had heard of
Shakosjieaie and believed that he
had "wrote for stunmat."
"And have vou any idea for what
he wtoto was it the Times?" the
Ametiean inqtiited. with infinite
"Oh. it wain'l the Luuuon pu
r,"' the man said. ''I know it was
suuimat solemnlike. I think it was
the llible. belike.' Harper's Week
ly. The Baron's Nap.
Sir Kjederick 1'ollock, thief baron
of the English court of the ex
chequer, took a nap pietty regularly
about midday. 11 is waking was com
ical, for when his "forty winks"
ended he would start to seize a pen
and, with impertui liable gravity,
say to the arguing counsel, "What
page was vour lat titution?" The
harmless dot eit was humored by the
bar, and onlv otuc did it provoke
tartness.. Thn i.inie when an old
sergeant letoiled. "Did our loid
ship rofvr to the last citation mado
befoie your lordship , Sonintis
a. new trial or the citation I made
when jour lordship produced a gup
in my argument:'" Nothing nettled,
ttarou Pollock imperturbably an
swered, "Tho one immediately pie
ceding the gap."
Other Fellow's Funeral.
"What aie jou looklui; )o rIuiii
".My lent is due. ami I haven't the
money to pay It."
"Oh, well, u iiiIbIu hu worse."
"I don't sec how."
"You mlifht be the landlord."
Cood as Lost.
"An automobile: Au automobile!"
shouted the mi i 'laio monarch, "My
kingdom ur an automobile,"
"MlKlit as well let It bo tli.st as last,"
said Hie epeileuceil prime minister;
"the icpaii mun would et It anyway,"
The Con Man' Motto.
Ttii Mm) to nil vou iliuua to unlet
If jou would net enousti to eat,
llnaum- Urn i haunts .ue tluit yon
Will rlinl ti lit'iu: tlianvt) to do
Tout pul i.p ilglit, liU ove to tillnd,
W) alwa)s lieliiB aweeily kind.
Last Jt the Pot.
"What was that wooden hoise ot
Troy 1 hoar so iniuh about';"
"Oon'i Unow. It limy have been
sumo relation to the wooden luTisu I bet
ou lit thu third i nee today."
'A bad way to ihniik'o your viewpoint
Is to aequtiK a cold lu the head.
An original thinker Is an Imitator
-who lias never been detected as a gen
It Is a hard tblut,' to fratlm up u code
of action (hat will suit yourself and
also please your ft lends.
A party telephone line Is responsible
for uiauy neighboring feuds