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UTAH STATE NEWS
The people of WJIIard voted sol
Idly against the state rapltol tax
Harold Brooks, aged 6, fell from his
fathers wagon. In Salt Iake City,
tending squarely on hln head, his neck
An elec.rle railway Is to he con
structed from Plain City to Ogden.
a portion of the grade having already
Salt lake now has one of the most
stringent set of regulations for the
butchering and sale of meat of any
city In the country.
Central, a small town south of
Richfield. Is engaged In laying a four
Inch pipe line to a spring three miles
out of town to secure a water supply
for culinary purposes.
Kalrvlew citizens have purchased
six acres of ground which will be used
as a public park, it being the Inten
tion to provide a meeting place and
amusements for the residents.
Cut worms are causing the farm
ers of Salt Lake county no end of
titrable this year. In a number of In
stances It will be necessary to replant
the oats crop as a result of the activ
ity of the pests.
Club women of Ogden arc asking
the removal of H. H. Thomas, super
intendent of the stati- reform school.
Charges have been preferred against
the superintendent. who declares
there is no truth In the charges.
Mike Bogdan, the I.ingham batten
der w.io Bhot and killed George
Podonlrh, has been released from
custody, it having been shown that
the shooting was In self defense, tho
victim of the duel having filed first
Whjfle playing with matches, the
three-j ear-old daughter )f Kninntiel
Lundqulst of Salt hake City was
burned to death, the child's clothing
catching fire, she being enveloped in
flame when discovered by her parents.
Juanlaia ('alien, aged IS, a native
of I 'tali, committed suicide in Butte
last week, taking carbolic ar.d on the
day she was to have been married to
n prominent resident of Hutte. The
reason for the rash act is shrouded In
While crossing an Improvised
bridge over Parley's creek. In Salt
Lake City, Matthew Desmond, aged fi.
fell into the swollen stream and was
drowned, the body being found an
hour later about a block from the
scene of the accident.
The pharmaceutical board of Utah
will. In the next few days, start a
warfare against the violations of th
! statute passed by the last legislature
regarding the sale of dangerous and
poisonous drugs except under the re
trlctlons provided for.
The state board of equalization bat
added $2,750,000 to the value or thi
taxable property of Weber county
This Is over and above the valuatlor
fixed by County Assessor Kdwin llx
and brings the total valuation for tin
county up to $17.18(1,000.
While crossing Chalk creek about
two miles east of Coalville in a deliv
ry wagon driven by a teamster, Wll
He Clark, the 12-year-old son of W
8. Clark, a well known resident ot
Coalville, was thrown from the wagor
and drowned in the creek.
Henceforth unlicensed chauffeur.
and drivers of automobiles are to In
prosecuted, the new law passed by
the last legislature having beer
placed in operation. The law maket
the operation of an automobile with
out a llcens. a misdemeanor.
Kather than allow liquor to be sold
in town, Huntsvllle citizens at a mast-
' meeting have decided to do without
the revenue derived from the license
(Issued to saloons and to sell the elec
trie lighting plant owned by the little
town to pay off the municipal debt
Prom indications the Murray coun
efl will make no effort this year tr
slop the small boy from discharging
giant firecrackers on the fourth Of
j July, last year there was a measure
adopted to prohibit the sale of giant
jr , crackers to children on the Fourth
iThe Iglil .-arold deaf and dumb
daughter of O. P. King, a inotorman
was run down by a street car In Salt
Lake and so badly Injured that hei
right foot had to be amputated. Th
car was one on which her father was
employed, but he was off duty at the
The pupils of the public schools of
Salt l.ake City have made a Hilk flag
which will be presented to the na
tional officers of the Grand Army of
the Republic during the August en
cainpmeni The flag is 4Vx feet In
size, and has a deep fringe of gold
The Devil's Slide Commercial club
Is the latest club of Uie kind to be
organized in Utah Devil's Slide is
In Weber cauyon. Weber county,
and I lie Iih -ornorators declare the
club is not organized for pecuniary
; profit, but to further the interests of
A tramp was shot and killed by K.
A. Kay, a brakemau on a freight train
Mar Woodside, It being claimed the
tramp pulled a gun and the brakenian
shot In self defense Two other
trampii who were in Hie car at the
time of the shooting are lining held
i aa witnesses.
From Seventy-five to One Hundred
Killed and Hundred Injured
by Seismic Disturbance.
Many Lived for Hours. Imprisoned by
Debris, Before They Died. Great
Suffering of Refugees Owing to
Lack of Necessaries of Life.
Marseilles. France. Prom seventy
t;ve to one hundred dead and one hun
dred Injured Is the estimated total
casualties, as the result of the earth
quake which devastated several towns
In the southern part of Franre. on
I June II. jiartlcularly In the depart
ments of llerault and Pouches du
Oreat suffering Is reported, owln;: to
p. lack of bread and oiher necessaries
The casualties may be greatly In
creased, as the ruins have not yet been
searched The villages of St. Cannnt
and Rogues were completely demolish
ed. and Tambes, which Is twelve miles
from Alx. suffered heavily.
Survivors are finding shelter in
tents. In many places the streets have
been torn up and are encumbered by
masses of rocks, making them impus
aide. Houses and public buildings
were crumbled to pieces.
Among oilier villages seriously dam
aged are Vauvenargues. Venelles,
Pellsannne, Puy Sle. Hepnnide and Ar
gullies. The victims at St. Cannnt and Kli
ne's were badly Injured. There were
evidences that several had lived for
hours Imprisoned by (he debris before
they died. The people rushed into the
streets when the first shock occurred.
crying out In tenor. Many of them
later returned to the rescue of their
At Rogues a family of four was
burled In the ruins. Their cries could
be heard throughout the night, but all
were dead In the morning when a
rescuing jiarty reached thetu
The Chateau Valmoussc near St.
Cannat was badly damaged The Com
munal chateau at Aiguilles was split
in two. The historic village of Ver
nagues was wrecked, but no one was
SUBMARINE SUNK IN COLLISION.
Theoretic Warfare With a Really
St. Petersburg. The submarine tor
pedo boat Kambala of the Russian
navy has been sunk In a storm in the
Hlack sea while the boat wis under
going trials. Twenty members of her
crew, Including the captain, first lieu
tenant and chief tngineer, perished.
The submarine flotilla was con
ducting a series of night maneu
vers against the battleship squad
ron, with the idea of forcing an en
trance Into the harbor. During the
operations the Kambala. upon which
Capiat n Hlelekoff, the commander of
the flotilla, and in charge of the, ma
neuvers, unaccountably left her course
and swung across the bows of the
battleship Rostllav. The two vessels
collided and the submarine Instantly
atank In twenty-eight fathoms of water.
Take Lift on His Sweetheart's Grave.
Bethlehem. Pa. Brooding over the
death of his flajicee, Raymond Helnt
zelnian. aged 20 years, of Bowman s
town. Pa, swallowed poison on Satur
day, and then, hurrying to the ceme
tery, shot himself through the heart at
the grave dug for Mies Florence Reh
rig, aged 19 years. On Memorial day
the young couple were out thriving and
met with an accident, which caused
the young woman's death on Wednes
day of last week.
Three Men Drowned In Raging Tor
rent In Montana.
Kallspell. Mont Three men were
drowned In the raging North Fork,
about three miloe above the Junction
of that stream with Canyon creek, ac
cording to a telephone message re
ceived here. The dead men are C. A.
Lacey, W. P. Powell and Andrew Par
ker. The men. who were members
of a Milwaukee railroad engineering
party, are said to have been crossing
the river with one of the engineers.
when their craft waa demolished In
Sensation in Burglary Trial.
Helena. Mont -A special to the
Record from Lewlstnn says that sen
Rations abound In the trial In the dis
trict court of Wilbur Hoffman, a well
connected and prominent resident,
who Is charged with burglary. Two
witnesses are to be cited for contempt
at the clone of the trial for relating
on the stand a different story from
that told to tin- court, while Stanley
Smith, a wealthy sheepman, and Har
old Hanson, a prominent resident, are
under arrest on the charge of having
ait em pled to bribe witnesses.
Cubans Invited to Pay Spanish Debt
Paris It Is staled here that tho
Spnu!h minister to Cuba has handed
tho Cuban government a nole ambod)
lug a - lalm for tho pu uieiit of a share
of the Spanish debt. It Is pointed out
In the note that the American pleul
jioteiitiaries in Paris In I81S refused
to decide this point, holding that he
suzerainty had descended on the
Cub in republic and not the United
States. The Spanish government now
considers that the time has airlwsl to
press the claim, the republic having
7HF GOVERNMENT AGAIN
ON THE TIL OF A TRUST
The Deoartment of Juatice Assign
Two Afients to Examine Into Con
ditions of Sugar Companies.
Washington. The department of
justice has assigned two agents to
duty In New York, under Instructions
to examine Into the conditions under
which the recent compromise was ef
fected between the American Sugar
Refining company and the Pennsylva
nia Refining comimny. The agents ore
to examine Into the allegations that
the compromise disclosed conditions
involving a violation of the Sherman
A local paier prints what purports
to be an Interview with former Attorney-General
Honaparte. which. In ef
fect, amounts to a declaration that
during his administration the depart
ment of lust.lce was without the evi
dence necessary for a successful pro
sedition. Officials of the department
of justice declared that the proceed
ings In their present singe must he
regarded as confidential.
SENSATION IN HONOLULU.
Japanese Would Wrest Control of
Affairs in Islands from the Whites.
Honolulu. Seventeen Japane.-e.
leaders in the strike of the Japanese
plantation laborers, of whom about
8,000 are out, were Indicted by the
grand Jury late Saturday afternoon on
charge of having conspired to Incite
disorder In Lie Hawaiian inlands.
This action Promptly followed the
somewhat sensational disclosures of
Friday, when a search of the offices
or l he Higher Wage association nnd
the Jnpnnese newspaper, Jljl, by the
authorities, revealed Incendiary let
ters reports and other correspondence
tending to show that a conspiracy was
in prospective formation among cer
tain Japanese to wrest the control of
affairs In the islands from the whites I
Native Constabulary Take to Moun
tains After Fighting Losing Battle.
Manila A portion of the second
company of native constabulary, sta
tioned at Dnvao, In the Island of Min
danao. In the southern part of the
PhlltpptM archipelago. mutinied on
the night or June 6 and attacked the
company quarters, which they cap
tured after wounding one of the na
After a fight lasting three hours on
the following day. In which one Am
erican, named Libby, was killed and
four others wounded, the mutineers
took to the mountains upon the ap
proach of a company of constabulary,
stationed at Mapl. which hurried to
the relief of the besieged Americana
and loyal tint Ives.
Senators Work on Sunday.
Washington. The senate finance
committee observed the Sabbath by
considering and adopting ithe para
graph of the tariff bill relating to zinc
ore. Ten per cent ore and over Is
made dutiable In three classifications,
10 pe cent ore and over paying one
third of a cent; 20 per cent, ore and
over, two tii l up, of a cent, and 30 per
cent ore and over, 1 cent. The Mis
souri zinc producers are satisfied, but
some doubt exists as to Senator Hey
burn. His O. K. Is required for some
Attack Carnegie' Pet Scheme.
Buffalo, N. Y. Andrew Carnegie's
library Idea waa attacked at the con
ference of oharltlee and corrections on
Sunday by Rabbl Stephen 9. Wise of
the Free Synagogue, New York. With
out naming Mr. Carnegie, Rabbl Wise
said: "To call a man who has crushed
his enemies singly and In groups a
public benefactor, is a lie. We need
Justice more than we need libraries."
A. J. McKelway, assistant aer-rotary of
the national child labor committee,
spok. on "Child Ijibor In the South."
Freakishne of Electrical Storm.
Colfax. Wash. A remarkable In
stance of the freaklshiK'sa In electrical
storms Is reported from the farm of
August Slier, seven miles south of Col
fax. Sller's son narrowly escaped
death and a loam, valued af $600, and
a dog were Instantly killed. Young
Slier was bairowing with six horses,
driven abreast when the storm broke.
A blinding flash of lightning occurred.
It knocked the boy senseless, Instantly
killed the dog crouching beside him
and struck down the outside horse on
either side without even knocking
down the four Inside horses.
Soldiers Order Carload of Liquor, But
Do Not Get it.
Junction City. Kan. A carload of
liquor oidei-ed by the soldiers of Fort
Riley arrived here Sunday, but Colo
nel Ward, the commandant . would
not let the men have It. The colonel
put guards over the car and Insisted
that it miiit be sent back to Kansas
City. The stringent laws recently
passed by the legislature make It ini
ptaMsble to buy liquor in Kaur.as The
soldiers, raatlva under the enforced
dry tonditlnns, plared liberal orders
with a liquor agent who was hero
last week on pay day.
Smuggling Chinese. Silk and Cigars.
Seattle. Wash --Immigration offi
cials, after picking up on the wharf a
stray Chinese, who admitted that he
came over a stowaway on the Great
Northern liner Minnesota, searched
the vessel Sunday and discovered nine
more smuggled cVwItM and a quantity
of silk ami cigars Inspector C. K.
Koagev who Is a liemy man stepped
Into the sail locker of the steamer and
fell twenty feet through a hole In the
Moor, ullghtlug squarely on top of nine
naked Chinese !ing in the hold of too
tS '. "WSi$SaPlrvitoJtaB
DEATH OF HALE
Venerable and Beloved Preacher,
Author and Philanthropist
Close Earthly Career.
Had Been for Three Quarter of a
Century a Distinguished Figure
Throughout the United States
and Foreign Land, Hia Name
Being a Houaehold Word.
Boston Rev. Edward Everett Hale,
D. D., chaplain of the United States
senate. Cnltarlan divine, philanthro
pist, author, journalist and lover Of
peace, breathed his last as the morn
ing light was breaking on Thursday,
June 10. at his h ime In Roxbury.
On his return from Washington a
few weeks ago. It was reported that
Dr. Hale was not In good health, but
he soon regained his activities and,
until Tuesday, attended meetings and
It seemed as If the whole country
joined in mourning the loss of Dr.
Hale. Messages expressing sorrow
and esteem poured into the Hale
household, one of the first being from
President and Mrs. Taft.
Por three-quarters of a century and
more Dr. Hale had been a distin
guished figure throughout the United
States and In foreign lands. Literary
work and a remarkably effective
"Lend a llnnd society," which he or
igina'.ed, mad' his name a household
word even In far countries.
Dr. Hale's literary career began un
usually early, for six years after his
birth he was studying Latin under the
direction of his fathet. Rev. Nathan
Hale. His studies were continued at
the Boston I.atln school and at Har
Besides being a preacher. Rev. Na
than Hale was a printer, and in his
office the son Kdward learned type
setting and developed a leaning to
wards newspaper work, which during
his college course at Harvard, he cul
tivated by becoming a rejiorter on the
Boston Advertiser. In later years, al
though he had elected to follow his
father's calling as a clergyman of tho
Unitarian faltn. he became editor of
the Advertiser, occupying the chair at
the time of the civil war. Dr. Hale's
pastorate at Worchester over the
Church of Unity, followed service wllh
a number of smaller churches. The
South Congregational church of Bos
ton became Dr. Hale's ministerial
home in 186B. Since 18 Dr. Halo
has been pastor emeritus of the
As Dr. Hale's age advanced, his
friends delighted to celebrate his
birthdays Especially noteworthy
were the occasion of his seventieth
and eightieth anniversaries, at both
of which public meetings were held.
In 1892 a purse of $6,000 was given,
while in 1902 a fund of $28,000 was
War Among Korean.
San Pranclsco, Accusing them of
having circulated reports that he was
mentally deranged. Chong Bong Wha,
a Korean, shot and wounded Yang
Sun Song and Yong Kim, fellow
countrymen, at the Korean mission
on Thursday and then committed. m
cide. Chong probably will die, but
Kim's wound is not dangerous. The
former had Just arrived rrom Low
Angeles, and expected to sail for his
home In Korea on the next steamer
bound for the Orient. Wha is be
lieved to have been Insane.
Montana Court Valuea Life at Fifteen
Helena, Mont. Holding that the
damages awarded Mis. C. O. Young
against the Helena Light & Railway
company for the death of her hus
band, who wa run down by a Helena
atreet car a year ago, to be excessive,
the supreme court cut tne award from
$40,000 to $15,000. Unless this re
duction Is accepted within thirty days,
a new trial Is ordered. This is the
largest sum ever awarded in Montana
for personal injuries. Young was a
Applicanta for Marriage License
Must Undergo Medical Examination.
Seattle, Wash. The new stale law
providing that applicants for mar
riage licenses must undergo medical
examination, except where tho woman
Is forty-live years old, went Into ef
fect on June la. Ten couples ap
peared at the license clerk's office
with physicians' certllicatcs. and two
couples, when informed of the new
law, said they would go to British
Columbia to marry. County officials
say the law will result In man.
Americans marrying in Canada.
Horae Drop Dead at Finiah.
Gravesend, N. Y. Frank Gill a
chestnut horse, fell dead, probably
from the bursting of a blood vessel,
after finishing second In the third
race at Gravesend on Thursday, lie
was a heavily-played favorite aUal to
2. He ran In second place all the
way. When Scovllle, his rider, pulled
up on the lower turn he felt the horse
giving wuy under him and Jumped off
just as Prank Gill dropped dead.
Prank GUI was in the stud at a Ken
tucky farm for a season nnd was
brought east this year to race.
twill ' MpKQWM
TORNADOES HI TEXAS TOWNS
CAUSE DEATH ANO SUFFERING
svsral People Killed When Houses
Were Torn From Their Founda
tions. Trsin Blown From
IES Paso, Texas A tornado Thurs
day night almost destroyed the little
town of Hamlin, In central western
Texas, on the line or the Kansas City,
Mexico & Orient railroad, seventy
five miles northeast of Big Springs.
Three persons were seriously Injured.
In a tornado at Lenders. Texas, A.
Ooluip and three children were killed.
Mrs. Oolurp and A. Anderson were
seriously hurl. Thirteen houses were
wrecked and scores of cattle were
killed. A heavy hall accompanied tho
wind. At Merkel, Texas, three jiouscs
were wrecked and a score were
blown from their foundations Has
kell, Texas, also was hit by the storm
and serious damage done.
During a terrific windstorm a pas
senger train on the Kansas City,
Mexico & Orient railroad was blown
from the bridge across the Brazos
river between Knox City and Benja
min Texas. J. K. Stafford of Crowell,
Texas, a passenger, was killed. Seven
persons were Injured, none fatally.
SLAIN BY JEALOUS RIVAL.
Victim of Mysterious Murder in New
York Haa Been Identified.
New York. The dismembered body
or a murdered man which, wrapped
In oilcloth, was left by a stranger In
the care of a boy In Catherine street
Thursday night, has been identified as
thai of Samuel Bersln. 22 years old,
a painter of Kast Ninety-eighth street.
Subsequently the man's head, which
was missing, was found lying on a
pile or refuse under the Brooklyn
bridge some distance rrom the point
where the body was left. Bersln
came from Russia about two years
ago. Robbery was at first believed to
have been the motive, hut the case
took on a new phase on Prlday when
Mrs. Mollle Isaacson, the inuide.ed
man's sister, Informed the police that
Bersln had been greatly depressed for
the last month because a young wo
man, with whom he was In love, had
forbidden him to call upon her.fMrs.
Isaacson said that Bersln had a Jeal
ous rival for the girl's affections and
stood much . In fear of the man.
Through this clue the police hope to
solve the mystery.
Peculiar Defenae In Murder Case.
Butte. J. B. Sullivan, a well known
saloonman of Butte, was acquitted by
a Jury on Prlday of the murder of
Joseph Saler in this city. Saler was
shot by Sullivan September 8. INS,
and died two weeks later. The de
rense set up by Sullivan's attorneys
was that Saler's death was not due
to the wound Inflicted by Sullivan,
but to defective surgery and medical
treatment. This defense Involved a
number of doctors, and nearly dis
rupted the Sliver Bow Medical so
ciety, charges being filed with the so
ciety against several of its members
and resulting in a hearing and dam
age suit. The doctors Anally compro
mised their difficult lea.
Stampede for Gold Strike.
Goldfleld. Nev. This city was al
most depopulated Prlday by the rush
of gold seekers to the Salisbury wash
strike In the Kllendale district where
fabulous surface values are reported.
Automobiles, wagons, carriages,
horses and burros jammed the road
to the new camp and every wheeled
vehicle In town was pressed Into ser
vice The country about the strike
for a distance or ten miles Is studded
with location monuments and posts
and there is not a foot of vacant
ground to be had. The surface show
ings are said fo Indicate the richest
gold deposit in the worid.
Town in New Mexico Is Deluged by
Trinidad. Colo. Reports received
here from Polsom, N. M., tell of a
cloudburst and hailstorm that swept
that region Prlday morning. The
deluge was followed by a flood. All
the business houses have been closed
and the population has fled to the hills
for safety. At last reports the flood
whs sweeping down the arroya whoiw
last August six were drowned In 4
similar deluge. Prom Polsom to Clm
m a ron the low lands have been trans
formed into an Inland sea.
Stabs Sheriff on the Gallows.
Plorenceville, Texas. Using as a
weapon a metal spoon sharpened to a
keen edge. Refugio Juarcquen. sen
tenced to hang for criminal assault,
rought desK-iatelv on the scaffold on
Prlday to prevent his execution and
succeeded In stabbing Sheriff Wil
liam Wright over the heart when he
attempted to adjust the hlack cap.
The blade, however was deflected,
when it struck a hone and the wound
Is no: considered serious. The man
protested his Innocence of the crime
for which he was convicted.
Federal Authorities Camping on Trail
of F. Augustus Heinze.
Hi w York That there Is to be no
lei up In the Investigation by the fed
eral authorities Into the affairs of P.
Augustus Heinze, the former copper
king, was indicated Prlday whon R
was announced that more grand Jury
subpoenas has been Issued. Otto C.
Heinze, one of the brothers, Is one of
those whose testimony is required.
Among the others subpoenaed are six
curb brokers, who mude a specialty
or dealings In the Heinze copper
AVIATORS RECEIVE MEDALS.
Wright Brothers Recognized by Ne ',
tion for Their Inventions.
Washington The appreciation,
good will and congratulations of tin
American people were on Thnrsda
extended to Wilbur and Orvllle
Wright, the American aviators, by the
president of the I'nited States.
The occasion was the presentation
Of the gold medals awarded to the
Wright brothers by the Aero Club of
America to commemorate the ion
quest of the air. In the presence of I
distinguished statermen, foreign dip
lomats, members of the cabinet, noted
scientists and prominent aeronauts
and aviators, the two Inventors of -the
first successful flying machlno
heavier than air, received the first
public recognition of their achieve
ments from their fellow countrymen.
President Taft expressed keen admira
tion for their work and ventured tho
belief that their machine will be the
basis for the future aerial craft, and
prophesied that the dawn of the age
of flight Is here.
TRIAL OF BLACK HAND.
Nineteen Members of Society on
Trlsl In Virginia.
Palrmont. W. Va. With the coun
sel table piled with knives, revolvers,
and other paraphernalia of an alleged
Black Hand society, nineteen Italians
who were arrested two months ago
in a raid were plnced on trail here on
Tuesday In the circuit court Orazlo
PHrnbelll, 19 years old. whose tnltla
tlon into the society oauscd the ar
rests, said he was forced to Join tho
organization under penally r death
and compelled to pay $2.1.
Parabelli, carefully guarded, said
ho was approached many tlmeB by
countrymen, who threatened to kill
him unless he did become a member.
He told of finally Informing the dis
trict attorney, who marked Ave $5
bills and advised him to join the or
ganization. After having been taken
Into the society. Parabelli says he
was told thai in three months ho
would receive an equal share of all
TEX RICKARD MAKES STRIKE.
Famous Prize Fight Promoter on the
Road to Fortune.
Goldfleld, Nev. A round of shots
Thursday morning In the Tev Rlckard
lease at Pioneer brought to view a
regular jewelry box. and the entire
camp is wildly enthusiastic. At tho
bottom or a winze thirty feet deep
and seventy-five feet from the sur
face, the ledge is fully exposed. Three
feet of this ore at the bottom of the
winze runs $2,500 a ton. with a seam '
assaying $4,880 per ton and specimen
ore running as high as $100,000 to tho
Rlckard Is the man who promoted
the big Gins-Nelson fight In Gold
Aeld three years ago, at which the
biggest purse ever offered In this coun
try was paid. He has been personally
working with the drill at Pioneer, and
now '.. . in to be In line to reap a
million or so within n few months.
CHINA HOPE8 FOR SETTLEMENT
Wanta Railroad Controversy With
Japan Submitted to The Hague.
Peking The Japanese legation
here has denied a report from Lon
don that China has withdrawn defi
nitely her request that the Hsfnmin
tun-Fakiimen railroad controversy
with Japan be submitted to The
Hague tribunal for arbitration. China
holds, it is said, that the way Is still
open lor apMallng the case to Tho
Hague. In suspending the appeal for
arbitration last April, China did not
spelclfy questions Involved, but inti
mated that she would Insist on arbi
tration ir a reconsideration was feas
ible. China has now decided to re
consider the Maiichuiiaii group of
questions unless Japan gives satis
factory assurances regarding the Una!
ELECTROCUTED IN MID-AIR.
I Two Workmen Suspended In the Air
for Eleven Minutes.
EJnld, Okla. While working at the
top of an electric light pole on the
public square, James Bloodswortli
and John Weekly, linemen, came In
contact with a wire carrying 2 400
volts of electricity and hung suspend
ed In the air for eleven minutes. Pin
ally the wires were cut and both
men dropped to the,, ground, dying
soon afterward Blor'isworth became
entangled In the wire and Weeklv
attempted to rescue him.
FOUGHT BLOODY DUEL.
Two Young Men Hack Each Other
With Knivea In Lockod Room.
San Antonio, Texas. Locked In a
room, where they had fought a bloodv '
duel with knives. Joe Salinas and Car
los Sauza, prominent young Span
lards, aera found clasped in each
other's arms, lying on the Moor, which
wa? will, blood, when the
door was burs, ope,, by ,,, pi)u,.
ZSSi "l""'8 h,td a ,''" "ver .be
heart, and may die Bws ,.... nm
covered with stab wounds "
Floods Feared In Montana.
Helena, Mont-Heavy rains ,..
tlnue to fall throughout Montana ac
cording to reports received on Toes
day, with the result that practically
all streams are flowing bunkful The
rains are proving H great boon to lis
agriculturalists and stockmen laaur
lng bumper crops ,n,i splendid range
conditions. It Is reared, howev, ,
that the preclplta,iu, together will,
melting snow, may work great hard
ships on country roads and brlda.H
and the railroads, unless .here ?
cessation In the lmme,iHie future