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VOL. XXXIV. NO. 59.
SCHMITZ
ANSWERS
CHARGES
SaysPoliticalEneniu's
Took Advantage of
His Absence
Hastens Home in Order
to Speedily Probe
Accusations
Warm Welcome Given the Mayor in
His Home City — Mrs. Schmitz
Unnerved by Husband's
A/rest
By Associated Press.
SACttAMBNTO, Nov. 28.— About 100
people, about twenty of whom appeared
tO be ardefll admirers of the Schmltz
i:uef rlyrmsly, were ot. the railroad
depot when, a few minutes after 7
o'clock tonight, the overland Limited
rolled In several hours late.
The Bchmlts-Ruef citisena made
much noise, and redoubled their efforts
when the mayor of San Fi-hiiclsco ap
peared on the hear platform of his car
and delivered n. brief address.
Mayor Bchtnits said It gladdened his
heart (0 meet with such a cordial re
ception, and he reiterated the statement
in elosiiiK:
"Boys, it does my heart good at such
times and under such conditions to re
ceive such a reception. It shows that
I have many friends in California —
friends who will not believe the many
vilifications that have been headed
Upon me.
Why Hastening Back
"I am hastening back to answer my
accusers and to prove ray innocence of
the charges brought against me. It Is
hard that an honest, man ihii be abused
as I have, but I intend to prove that
what has been said againßt me and the
charges thut have 1 een brought against
me urn false.
"During my absence niy political
enemies have, taken advnntage of the
situation and by foul means the news
papers have sought to poison minds
against me.
"I .ourt a full Investigation of th«
conduct of all municipal affairs. In
'ici i shall insist that all charges be
probed to the bottom. And 1 shall
establish my innocence. I rhall prove
to Ihe people of the city and county of
San Francisco and to the people of the
state of California that it is possible
for an honest laboring man to be an
honest and capable mayor.
"Once again, boys, I thank you;"
Has No Fear
To a reporter Mayor Schmitz said:
•'There Is really nothing to say except
that I am Innocent of the charges which
have been preferred and will prove
it. No. 1 have not the. slightest fear.
1 am willing to face those who accuse
nin; In fact I am anxious to do so.
"Yes, we did out our trip short, and
that shows that I have no dread of what
is before me. On the contrary. I am.
hastening home in order that I may the
wore speedily probe to the bottom the
accusations that have been brought
agaiust me. Being innocent, I have not
Hie slightest doubt as to the outcome."
"How about Ruef ? Do you consider
him innocent, too?" was asked.
A shadow drifted across Rclimttz'
fifie and he shrugged lilh shoulders aa
he replied:
"That Is a different matter. I have
nothing to say for Mr. Ruef. I can only
tipeak for myself."
When Ruef was seen later he said:
"Not a word, my boy; but it's all
right; it's O. K."
Mrs. Bchmitz Unnerved
H> ' Associated Press.
SAN ' FRANCISCO, Nov. 28.— A dis
patch from Trucker Kays: . . :"
Mayor Eugene B. Schmitz of San'
Francisco, who with his wife is return
ing from a trip to Europe, was arrested
here this afternoon by Deputy Sheriff
Harry Knox. on a charge of extortion,
found by the grand Jury of San Fran
cisco.
The Indicted ■ official seemed to feel
his arrest keenly, and Mrs. Schmltz be
lieved that Deputy Knox was there
with Abraham Kuef and Myrtle Cerf to
greet her husband.
The arrest, took place - In Mayor
Schmltz' compartment on ! the train,
and wh«n Mrs. Schmltz heard of the
arrest she said: "Oh. they are not
going to do that, are they?" *
Mrs. Schmltz seemed entirely un
nerved at the arrest, of her husband.
The tears came to her eyes and she
appeared to be very much worried.
Mayor Schmitz did not emerge from the
drawing room, where ho 'was closeted
with Mr. nuef.
Reaches Home at Midnight
By Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28.-Ma.voi
lOugene ED, Schmitz, who cut short his
rouropean trip to hasten home to fuce
ili<- .harge of extortion and graft in
office, upon which be was indicted by
the grand Jury during his absence, was
ivarmly welcomed upon his arrival at
midnight.
KILL FOURTEEN;
WOUND MORE,
AT USKUB
By Associated Press.
tUBLORAPSi Servla, Nov. SB.—A: re
]• ii ii, ■!■,. today i»ys .< bund of Bul
garians lias burned two Servian vll
lugus, Dovegenz mid ltelyakovrser, In
' the vllay.et of Uikub, killing fourteen
persons, mostly women and children,
»nd wounding many other*.;
Los Angeles Herald.
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BRYAN'S MEN
WILL GET A
BOUNTY
By Assoclntofl Press.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 28.— Thfl audi
tor for the war deportment today ad
mitted the claim of William ,T. Bryan's
regiment, the Third Nebrnska volun
teers, for $2rt,24», being the rate of pay
allowed at state rates for the men of
the regiment from the time they re
liorterl for duty during the Spanlsh-
Amerienn war until they were mus
tered into the service.
Th claim does not Include an item
of $r.OO<t claimed by officers of the regi
ment, which amount will doubtless .be
approved in accordance with the ruling
made today.
As there lire about 1000 men in the
regiment the average amount to each
man will be something less than $30.
TELLS OF FIFTY
LIVES LOST BY
FLOODS
By Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28.— James
Donnell, a coffee planter who arrived
here on the steamer San Junn from
Guatemala, tells of the destruction of
the Title town of Tutupec during a
hurricane which recently ravaged the
neighboring coast.
Tutupec lies in an out of the way
part of Tehuantepee and its population
amounts to about 500(1.
When the hurricane was at Its
height the town was inundated by a
rise In the river on which it Is situated
and all of the buildings washed away.
The inhabiUints sought refuge in trets,
but. many. o f them were, washed .t\ „y
during the night.
Th« news so far received from the
scene of. the disaster is not very, def
inite in its character as regards loss
of life, but It Is known that fully fifty
people were drowned.
Nearly all of the buildings in the
town were swept, away.
FURNISH FACTS TO
POSTAL COMMISSION
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 28.— Postmaster
general Corteljrou and. Assistant Shal
ltnberger today presented to the con
gressional postal commission a mass of
statistics hearing upon the cost of
carrying second clasn matter.
The postmaster general was ques
tioned as to the advisability of increas
ing the rate on this mall, but declined
to express an opinion on that point. He
did think, however, that there should
be amendments to the laws that would
n-.ake possible a better administration
ot' the postal service.
An adjournment was taken at the
close of today's session until Monday.
Senator Penrose, chairman of the
joint committee, said today that a re
port would be made soon after the con
vening of congress.
OLD PORTSMOUTH DOCK
FINALLY CONDEMNED
R ' 1 Associated Press
PORTSMOUTH, Nov. 28.— From tele
graphic orders received here from the
navy department at Washington stop
ping all work on the old wooden dry
dock, it is believed thut this historic
structure, which has held some of the
most famous fighting ships of three
wars, is to be condemned.
Tho ddck has been in active service
.since 1856.
The original cost of the dock was
over half a million dollars. In the past
two years over $100,000 has been ex
pended in unsuccessful efforts to make
it serviceable,
SERVIAN OFFICERS
ARE SENTENCED
By Anvoelated I'rtsr
BELGRADE, Servla, Nov. - 28.—Cap
tain Maxlmovltch, -son-in-law ' of - the
murdered General Zankovltch, was sen
tenced by a court-martini today to ten
years' Imprisonment and three other
officers and twenty-six non-commis
sion. officers were . condemned to
terms varying from five to - twenty
years' Imprisonment on the charge ot
plotting i. military revolt on a largo
scale. *•
POSITION TENDERED HOWARD
Eminent Architect May Direct Con.
struction of Alaska-
Yukon Exposition
SDATTIJO, Wash., Nov. L'S. John Qa.
1,11 Howard, an eminent architect of
San Crancleco ami the east, lias bean
offered the posl of supervising archi
tect of the Alaska-Yukon Pacflu c«.
position.
He Is now In Seattle inspecting thf)
site ,in.l the i HniHl. ail plans.
His decision will he announced this
week.
FOUR MEN KILLED
IN JOPLIN, MO., MINE
JoI'LIN. M-.i . Nov. 88. Four 1 "nun
i . ii 100 feel down th« shßft of the Wind
bow mil ear Webb City, My., today,
and ■ were. Instantly killed. .
THURSDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 29, 1906.
GILLETTE
DEFENDS
HIMSELF
Declares Grace Brown
Jumped Into the
Lake
Tried to Reach the Girl,
Whereupon Boat
Capsized
Defendant's Counsel- Moves for Pris.
oner's Discharge Because State
Failed to Produce Eye
Wltneeses
By Aaaoclated Presß.
/HERKIMER, N. V., Nov. 28.
— With heavy head and unsteady
gait and with eyes that were
bleared and weary, Chester E.
Gillette presented a spectacle of
physical and mental exhaustion
when he stepped from the wit
ness stand at 8 o'clock tonight.
He was the star witness in his
own behalf 'on the charge of hav
ing murdered his sweetheart,
Grace Brown.
When Gillette today took th« wit
ness stand in his 'own behalf his face
was somewhat drawn, but his attitude
was as care-free as the most unimpor
tant witness In the entire case.
After going over Ills youthful career,
which carried him through the west.
Gillette said that lie had been In the
employ of his uncle, N. H. Gillette of
Courtlnnd, .since M«rcji, 1905. .
; In response to . the queries of his
senior counsel Gillette, 'then began his
rehearsal of the tragic story that other
witnesses have endeavored to piece to
gether. ;
The July Trip ; •
"I" I left Portland on Saturday, July
8 ," he began. "Yen, T had been ac
quainted with Grace Brown for porno
time. I went to De Ruyter' from Port
land- and remained there one night.
I mot Grace Brown., The next day we
went to Utiea. staying at the Hotel
Martin that .night." ;>, .
: "Did you lmvo'-any talk .w ith praee
Brown Ht the hotel?" Mr. Mills
of counsel for th« defense; ,;> *'^j»^: - ■'
'f Gillette -made, mi affirmative reply,
but on objection, of the district attor
ney the conversation that was alleged
to have passed between. the Brown girl
and Gillette wan not allowed to enter
upon the minutes.
:•: • Gillette then continued with the; nar
rative of his trip into the Adlrondacks.
He testified that he went to a tJtlca
laundry before starting onward. ' •
"We reached the ■ Upper lake at 6
o'clock on Monday evening," said* Gil
lette. "When we got to the hotel we
started out for a walk. Returning we
told the proprietor that we did not care
much for the place and he told us of
a morning train we could get ■ out on.
We took that train."
Why to Big Moose?
In his opening address Attorney
Thomas for thjp defense Bald he would
show that Grace Brown wan the one
who suggested that they go off and
spend the. day at Big Moose, but when
the witness reached the point In his
story he made no allusion to what
Inspired them to get off at Big Moose
ufter their trunks had been shipped
through to Old Forge.
"We went to the Glenmore hotel in
a carriage," said Gillette. "Grace sat
down on the veranda. I went in and
talked with the younger Mr. Morrison.
He told me there was some beautiful
sights on the lake and that if I wanted
to see all the sights I had better tako
a row boat.
"We went to the dock and secured
a rowboat," said Gillette. "We started
along the south shore. We saw a
rustic bridge, open camp and a boat
house and then we went to South Bay."
(South Bay is where Grace Brown's
death occurred.)
Shows Points on Map
To illustrate his narrative Gillette
left his chair and indicated points on
the. lake and nhore as shown on a
map. He spoko of little incidents, such
as finding a spring, meeting people in
boats and linally took his story to the
point where Grace. Brown's body and
the rowboat were found.
"Wo talked about what we ought to
do," he said, "and I said we ought not
to keep on as we had. I finally said
I thought her father and mother ought
to know what had occurred. She said
she could not tell her mother and
lather. I told her she would have to.
| "She said: 'You don't 'know my
I father, you can't tell him.'
- "We talked a little, more, then she
flew up and jumped In the water, just
jumped In. • I was In the other end
of -the boat leaning back. 1 When I
started to get up the boat turned over.
When I came up 1 caught hold of the
boat." ' •
He Swims Ashore
"Old you Me her?"- asked Mr. Mills.
1 "I could not; after. a couple of mm
utes when I could not see I swam to
the shore. I went off through the
wood* with my stuff. I had landed
near It. My hat was In the water, I
guess." , ►
Ho told of going through the forest
and of striking a road, 'ting two
men In one place and a third farther
on. About the tennis racquet, ho said
that It was In th« way. "I had my
suit case," Gillette said, and 1 decided
to put the racquet away. I put It un
der a log in the woods a little way
from the road." i
"Chester, did you strike Grace Brown
a blow or do anything, wilfully to
cause her death?" asked Mr. Mills.
"No, sir." said Gillette.
Mr. Mills, for the defense, In moving
for the prisoner's discharge claimed
that the district attorney had failed to
produce the eyewitnesses he nald he
'would, that he had produced no wit
. ui'hs to the tragedy at all, .hat he had
not produced a preponderance of'evi
dence, i ii.i i ii had not been shown that
Grace, Brown and Gillette were en
gaged . to' be married and ■ thai " had
not ii. n, Known that Grave Brown's
wedding clothes had been , made.
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STOKERS ARE
PUT INTO
BRIG
By Asjoolate.d Pre*».
NEWPORT NEWS. Va., Nov. 28.—
■Bluejackets ashore from wnrshlps in
the harbor say that about sixty stok
ers are In the brig aboard the armored
cruiser Tennesse° because they refused
to work wh"n that vessel was put un
der forced drought Monday while the
Tennessee and Washington were con
voying I he bPttluphlp Louisiana bearing
the president home from Panama.
Officers ashore decline to discuss the
mntter and It Is impossible to get
aboard the Tennessee tonight.
Another report Is that the trouble
occurred on the cruiser Washington
which was supposed to have dropped
behind durinK the forced draught run
because of the accident to her machin
ery.
MODERN BORGIA
DENIES SHE
KILLED 5
By Associated t'resg.
PHILADELPHIA. Nov. 28. — Mrs.
Mary <'nivy nf this city, who Was ar
rested hist night on suspicion of hav
ing caused the death of Uvo of her
children, her husband and two other
persons by poison In order to collect the
life Insurance, was today given a hear
ing before a police magistrate.
She was committed to prison to await
the action of (he coroner's jury, after
denying the charges.
CONVICTS EDITOR VAUGHAN
Jury Recommends Eureka News-
paper Man to Mercy of
the Court.
By Associated Press.
KUREKA. fal., Nov. 28.-4 M. M.
Vnughali was convicted of an assault
with a dendly weapon by a Jury in the
superior court.
Vaughnn is editor of the Californian,
a weekly paper, and last March got
into a controversy with the Kvenlng.
Herald. He Is a paralytic and tHe
Herald referred to his infirmity In' one
of Its nrtlcles. * Vaughan sent word
that a retraction must be made or the
editor of the Herald must fight. A
retraction not being made he went in
a buggy to the Herald office and
asked to see the editor.
Niles G. Wyatt, business manager
of the Herald, came out and Vaughan
fired three shots at him, none of which
took effect. Vnughan was charged
with an assault with a deadly weapon
with Intent to commit murder. When
convicted Vaughan was recommended
to the niercfr of the court.
RENOUNCES TITLE AS EARL
Waltop Acquires Ranch Near Sheri-
dan, Wyoming, and Declares
His Citizenship
By Associated Press.
SHERIDAN, Wyo., Nov. 28.— Hon.
John Fallows Waltop, son and heir of
the present earl of Portland, went be
fore tho Judge of the district court to
day and declared his intention of be
coming a. citizen of the United States.
Ho also renounced his right to the
title of the family estate in favor
of his son, John Waltop. He has been
a resident of Sheridan county for four
teen years, coming here to work as a
cowboy and acquiring: a large ranch on
the Little Goose creek.
Ten years ago he married a daughter
of John K. Walker of Chicago, grand
daughter of Admiral Walker of Ken
tucky.
AMMON DECLARES HE
WILL PROVE INNOCENCE
By Associated Press.
NKW YORK, Nov. M,—Announce
ment was made today that Lawyer
Robert A. Aniinou, who whs convicted
in June, 1903, of receiving $30,500 of the
three-fourthri of a million dollars sto
len from the victims of the Franklin
syndicate by William K. Miller, was
released from Sing Sing prison.
Ammoii was sentenced to Imprison
ment for not less than four years nur
more than four years and six months,
lie s.rvod all but six mouths of tho
minimum «>f his sentence.
Ammoii declared that he was an In*
in ie nt man and that he was going to
work to prove It If it took twenty
years.
Roi'-seau Succeeds Endicott
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, NOV. JS. •■■( 'jvil En
gineer Harry H, Roaseau bai been dcs-
Ignated by Secretary Bonaparte us
chief of the bureau of harbors and
docks i f the na\y department, to suo*
..it Hear Admiral Kudlcott, retired.
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DRAW DECISION IN
HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT
NOT WELL RECEIVED
jai.iv U'ttnitN
TOMMY BURNS
Burns Says He Was Robbed, as He Had Middle
weight Champ Running Around the Ring
to Get Away From His Punish
ing Blows "to 'the Head
ED MORIARTY
TOMMY ' , BURNS j and , Jack; O'Brien
fought twenty terrific rounds to a
draw at Naud Junction • pavilion'
last- night and i the • Philadelphlan j may
consider 'himself ! fortunate -that Jim
Jeffries raised his arm along with that
of Burns. [] -„',•, , . i '.'
The final two rounds probably saved
O'Brien -from leaving the. ring a loser
as he stood before Burns and did not
skip about the* ring. Tommy-was prob
ably tired and did; not exhibit the vim
which, marked a, phenomenal -burst of
speed throughout' the battle. It was a
weariness, however,, that came from a
constant' effort 'to i cling to . O'Brien's
trail as . the . great. ring , general darted
and flitted: away, from -him -for, practi
cally every round from the 'fifth to the
eighteenth. ■ ...
Those In constant touch with Burns'
condition during the past few weeks ex
pected that he would tight i ■ whirlwind
battle, but : probubly Tommy himself
did not realize the strength and stam
ina which he exhibited last night. ..
O'Brien Is Clever
.'. ' True .to' his prediction, however, he
went, at the Quaker In cyclonic man
ner and only the superb blocking and
brain power of v the latter saved him.
lt was a terrific right drive to the nose
in the fifth round that came near prov
ing Jack's' undoing., To the fifth
O'Brien Jabbed ' Burns as vhe might a
swinging punching bag. ■ ■•■■ .. i
His feinting and lightning ■ lefts
proved more than Tommy could fathom
and earnest though' Burns ~ was ..the
crown could . mil - restrain ' an outburst
of, wonderment as ' the Phlladelphlan
utterly bewildered him. - ..'...
At lime* Munis Bwung wildly at* tho
the -air ■ as ■■ O'Brien . circled i toward ; a
far corner. I.i the ring. .'lt appeared^as
an exhibition between a 1 t>»f*. master of
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the art 'and 'a. not altogether promising
pupil. \ Throughout the ,'■ first, ■ second,
third and fpurth rounds O'Brien, with a
smile of supreme .confidence, on j his
face, literally .peppered Burns at will.
' There was something uncanny hov
ering about the' maddening methods of
O'Brien In these' first few periods. The
third looked somewhat bad for Tommy.
ln this round O'Brien gave the greatest
exhibition of boxing, ever, witnessed
in "Los. Angeles. ' Tommy was dizzy
with the whirl of It all. and even the
Canadian's ■. seconds gazed • in 'amaze
ment at O'Brien's wonderful play. It
was In the third that: he ? drove a ter
rific left to the face and' then darted
ten feet away as Tommy .swung a
vicious upp?rcut' that came in contact
with nothing more than the air. Burns
was ! sore pressed, - but he . gritted his
determined jaws and went after-more.
.'Like a thunder clap In the fifth came
the blow which almost did for the
pride of Philadelphia.
'• Burns Lands Hard One
Maddened by O'Brien's dazzling jab
bing and apparently steel clad defense,
Burns rushed. like 'v' hull as the gong
tupped and sending O'Brien to the ropes
dealt a murderous right to the nose.
O'Brien took on tho appearance of a
man who Is: sorely hurt. /His eyes
grew narrow and his legsbent willow
like beneath his' sinewy frame. ""But It
was Jack O'Brien that had received the
thrust and not some other less crafty
rlngster. - The blood spurted In torrents
over hit) face and under film lights the
gore was an Inky black? that fairly
gushed from the wounded place. '
Fully 1 twenty seconds* it van before
Tommy could catch hia' wily opponent,
Hid as they finally swung into i clinch
the pavilion rocked with the thunder
ous echoes, that' come when a great
master of rlngcraft appears to ha va met
his fate . before a less • sklllf til I but more
powerful. opponent, • O'Brien heard the
mighty ; applause . which .went • forth to
Tommy Burns, and, he heeded well the
(t oulluurtl in l-aar KlKßl.l
EXPLODES
KILLING
SCORES
Factory in Germany
Blows Dp, Wiping
Out Town
Estimated That Three
(Hundred Are
Injured
Surrounding Industrial Region Is
Thickly Settled and Rescuers
Hard at Work Searching
for Bodies
By Associated Presj.
DORTMUND, Germany, Nov.
29. — A "Roburot" factory situat
ed close to the town of Annen,
several miles southwest of here,
blew up yesterday evening and
was wiped from the face of the
earth.
It is estimated that 300 persons
were killed or wounded, but the
exact number has not been as
certained.
Up to 1 :30 this morning eight
bodies had been recovered and
eighty of the severely woundfd
persons had been conveyed to
hospitals.
The work of rescue now going
on is attended with the greatest
danger from the possibility of a
renewal of the explosions.
The accident occurred at about
8 :30 o'clock.
There were two tremendous
detonations heard throughout the
surrounding industrial region,
which is thickly settled.
Th,e inhabitants of the neigh
borhood fled in panic, fearing
further explosions.
The town of Annen is nothing
more than a heap of ruins.
Houses were shattered right
and left and no house escaped
injury.
BOY DRINKS BRANDY AND DIES
Mother, Sick at Sea. Sees Loved One
Buried in the Deep
By Associated HrOiS.
NEW YORK, Nov. 28.— A pathetk
story of the death and burial at s^a of
an 8-year-old boy was told when the
steamship Statendam arrived from Rot
terdam.
Among the passengers when th» ship
Bailed from Rotterdam were Mrs. Ij.
Bayer and her son Via limir. They
were coming to this country to join Mr.
Bayer, who is in business In Cleveland,
Ohio.
During h storm the boy asked his
mother for n drink of water, but. sh«
was so ill that she could not get It for
him. but pointed to several bottle*, sonip
containing water and one containing
brandy. The boy took a long drink
of tlip brandy.
Death ensued and lils body was
buried at sea.
Mrs. Bayer is almost distracted with
grief. The boy was her only child.
Thanksgiving in Manila.
By Associated Press.
MANILA, Nov. 28.— Thanksgiving day
is being quietly observed In Manila.
There was a meeting of Americans at
the Ayuntamlento, presided over by
General Leonard Wood. Tho baseball
season was also opened.
THE DAY'S NEWS
FORECAST
For Southern California — Fair
Thursday, light west wind. Maximum
temperature in Los Angeles yester.
day, 58, minimum, 36.
I —S chmltz answers charge.
2 — Prof. Hau tries ... Insanity dodge.
— Beautiful .woman gains freedom.
' 6— Political news.
6— Editorial.
7 — City news. ■
B .9—Sports.— Sports. .;.
10— Field Marshal Cates is active.
— Southern California newt.
— Classified advertising.
13— Markets.
14— Railroad news.
EASTERN
' Chicago's age I* lengthened 134 years i
by history discoveries. .
■ . Four miners killed at Joplln, Mo. -4 -<":.
. Mutinous ■ stokers placed in brig
aboard cruiser Tennessee. :
FOREIGN
' Three hundred reported killed and in
jured In explosion near, Dortmund, tier
tlia ii \
■ Rebels killed In Bamar.
COAST
Mayor Bchroltl reaches home.
' Washington and Chicago . committee i
authorise fund distributions among S»
Francisco sufferers. WWßWWKty^lMWS
Telephone merger after new territory.
LOCAL
Uas company promises turkeys can ba
cooked today. ■■-,-- .; . .
M.111.VM .111.V churches will unite In service*.
■ ■ Librarian Lummli wants fewer e\uiu
lriutl.on(.lbMM»'4oMMo>MoMMWf4*V|
Chamber of commerce ■> • ■niiiltte*'
unanimously favors world's fair. , v.;' ":
Prisoner proves Innouent of .vagrancy
charge. ■■■■'.- • ■-.'■,■» "•-,■»'--'■ .
Nou-pal ill feeling Jubilant. ,

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