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DR COOifS I
STRONG BOX
Reaches Copenhagen
and is Closely Guard
ed at Pier
Copenhagen Dec STIlo north pol
nr observations of Dr Frederick
Cook reached here tol1a on board the
steamer United States Extraordinary
precautions were taken to make suro
that the longheralded data were de
Jlvercd safely to the University s nu
Ihoiltles As soon as thc United States
was tied up at her pier an Iron box
containing Dr Cooks report and tho
diaries hi which his original entries
were mode was brought ashore
The box was closely followed by
Walter Longsdalo Dr Cooks secre
tary who had guarded tho bOL On
the pier Lonsdale and two detectives
bundled U > e Iron box Into a motor car
and toro driven hastily to tho Uni
versity of Copenhagen followed by a
second automobile At the university
the papers wore formally turned over
to the authorities and placed In a
stnng room whoro they will remain
until the committee appointed to ex
amine them Is ready to begin Its la
bors The examination vrlll be made prob
ably at Copenhagen observatory Nono
l < ut the duly chosen commission repre
pontlnc the University of Copenhagen
will be permitted to be present Unlt
ol States Minister Egan was to have
attended the committee but will not
be able to do so because of the delay
in the arrival ot the records Mr
Egan leaves tomorrow for the United
Slates
The coming of Dr Cooks papers
Is accompanied by signs of a revival
of the CookPeary controversy
The Polltlken asserts this morning
that the supporters of Commander
Pear are trying to enlist tho services
of Greenland csplorers In organizing
an antiCook press campaign
GLEASON
isSORRY
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That Harmful Rumors
Were Sent Out on
Big Fight
Chicago Dec 8Jacl Gleason who
with Tex Rickard landed tho Johnson
Jeffries championship contest with a
bid of 101000 and a guarantee of
t of the moving pictures
money arrived in Chicago from New
York yesterday afternoon and stopped I
off hero two hours before boarding tho
Overland limited for San Francisco
Of course Im glad we landed the
bout said the Californian but I am
tony so many harmful minors have
Ocon spread around since the matter
was closed There is no secret agree
ment among us and the reports that
it was all cut and dried before we
reached Nov York are absurd
Calumet Mich Dec 8 Philadel
phia Jack OBrien whose off the
singe name Is Joseph F ITagan Is
tile Al Goodalo of Chicago who is
training In Calumet for a battle with
Walter WhItehead colored of Duluth
to take place at Hancock Saturday
night The discovery was made yes
toiday by a newspaper reporter who
wondered why the two men trained
In different towns and why Whltehead
was not allowed td see Goodale
OBrien Is in good condition White
head is training at Hancock
MOTIVt Of
TlilPOEM
Poet William Watson
Had Sought to Ob
tain a Pension
london Doc SPoet William Wat
pon was disappointed because he
could SIt neither title nor pension
arrordlBg to Miss Violet Asqnith
dauBhfer of the British premier To
IbIs bhc attributes his astounding
t aiomnnlB In America that she and
hr stepmother figured In his poom
ilK The Woman with tho Serpents
T npio She declared ho had made
her fathers life miserable with bin
persistent demands and had failed
The pooL according to Miss Asqullh
a kpd for a large lllerary pension and
fxppclod that tho announcement of
his knighthood would bo made cu the
Ins birthday a year ago
Vihon It did not come out he be
< < lo pppvlsh and blamed her mother
and herself for not appreciating his
crcatppss she Raid
Thp correspondent requested that
Miss Aequlth make a full statement
ff tier Hid of tho controversy but
she firmly declined
John Lane who published the vol
unie of William Watsons poems which
rag had a big sale recently onuouuc
fl last night that in nil subsequent
Dillon The Woman with tho Soft
Kufs Tongue will be omitted
On account of tho notoriety Wal
> one last book wag in strong do
mand So Jrng as tho identity of The I
Woman remained a matter of guess I
work the publisher used the mystery
for all It was worth in advertising
tho hook but now that Watson has
indicated who was meant Lane says
he does not care to assume the re
sponsibility I
CLEARS UP MYSTERY OF
A SHIPS DISAPPEARANCE
Seattle Wash Dec SThe cap
sizing of tho bark Matterhorn off tho
Washington Coast last week clears
tip the mystery of the fate of tho
British ship Brodlck Castle according
to Captain R L Salter of the Matter
horn who says that tho latter ves
sels barley cargo probably shifted
and took tho ship to the bottom of the
sea The Brodlck Castle sailed from
Astoria Oregon December 5 100S
and was never afterward heard from
fit LIQUOR
TRAffIC
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Minister Says Much of
the Adverse Agitation
Is Hyprocrisy
Now York Dec Srhc Rev Dr
William Wasson of Riverside L r
was the principal speaker at tbe an
nual dinner of the American Wine i
Growers association last night I
J think the liquor business is as
legitimate trade as any he said The
prohibitionists havo declared war
upon every branch of the liquor traf
I
fic They think that by calling every
thing rum they wlll give the business
a bad name The movement has
much of froth and hypocrisy
For sixty years a great religious I
denomination has been teaching that
the use of any alcoholic drink Is a
sin This doctrine Is a menace to the
industilul and moral wolfare of our
people but the fault for Its wide I
spread popularity UPS largely with DIP
minister who detest tho prohibition
movement but do not make their
opinions public Fourfifths of the
clergymen of my denomination are op
tpoGed to prohibition although they j
favor a sane temperance People aro
following the prohibition movement
because they have been misled by
misrepresentation and fraud Nlnoty
flvo per cent of those who use liquor
use It temperately
The government should attempt to
popularize the lighter alcoholic bever
ages Thp American wine growers
ore producing our best temperance
drink
CLOSiNS QUOTATIONS OF
WORLDS 1ARJKETS I
Chicago Livestock
Chicago Dec 8CattleRecelpts
estimated at 22000 market steady
Beeves 100S > 025 Texas steers
S SOQjI9O western steers 25a >
750 stackers and feeders r10f <
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fiHO cows and heifers 215gi570 1
calves 7007 > 950 I
HogsReceipts estimated at 30000 I
market steady Light 7955850
mixed 785 < g > SC5 heavy S05 < j > S 55
rough S805825 good to choice
heavy S25S55 pigs C5557SO
bulk of sales S30850 I
SheepReceipts estimated at 25
000 marlcet 25 to 30c higher Native
500550 western 5505CO
yearlings GOO < g > 710 lambs native
550S30 western 560S2o
Chicago Close
Chicago Dec 7CloseVheat De
cember 109 May 108 July 9S 58
alMCorn
CornDec 58 34 May C2alS July
61 5S
OatsDec 11 58 May 13 12 July
41Pork
PorkJan 2141 12 May 2070
LardDec 1297 12 Jan 1210
May 1157 12 July 1147 12
RibsJan 1138 12 May 1080
July 1080
RyeCash 7la75 Dec 72 May 7C
Barley Cash 49aC9
Timothy March 405
Clover JMarch 1525
Omaha Livestock
Omaha Neb Dec 8 Gallic Re
ceipts 700 market steady Native
steers 100aSOO cows and heifers
280al40 canners 225a325
stackers and feeders 300a525 calves
350a700 bulls stags etc 275a
450Hogs
HogsReceipts 5000 steady Heavy
820aSW mixed 817 12aS22 12
light S20aS25 pigs C75a775
bulk of sales 817 l2aS22 12
Sheep Receipts 7400 market
strong to lOc higher Yearlings u
I 75a700 wethora 400a5GO owes
425no25 lambs G05a775
Sugar
Now York Dec SSugar raw
Quiet fair refining 381 12 cen
I trifugal Hj test 131 12 molasses
sugar 350 12 refined steady
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Metal Market
I New York Doc SLend steady
1557 l2a442 12 Copper quiet
standard 1275al300 Jan 1290al3
2G Silver 51 5S
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O NINETEEN LIVES ARE 0
O KNOWN TO BE LOST 0
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O Hamburg Dec SSenrch for 0
O the bodies of those killed 0
I O when two gas tanks on the 0
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ZELAYA9S ARMY is DEfEATED VIT
1 00 DEAD AND WOUNDED ON fiELD I
Tvo Hundred Prisoners and Many Cannon
and Much Ammunition Captured General
Estrada = = Ships Fire on San Joan
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Port LImon Costa Rica Dec S
A wireless message received here re
ports an engagement above Rama be
tween the forces of General Estrada
and Zelayas army under Vasque
In which tho latter was beaten bay
ing more than 100 dead ana wounded
on thc Held Estrada Is said to have
captured 200 prisoners and many can
non and much ammunition
The launch Eagle which left here
on Saturday with 25 volunteers for
tho Estrada army arrived at Blue
fields It is said that a clearance hav
ing been refused the launch It pick
ed up Its anchor and left port with
out it
A passenger states that Zelayas
troops entered the Aragon farm where
the Costa RIcan flag was flying ill
treated the people and committed
many outrages About 200 bodies
floated down the river after the bat
tle of San Juan del Norte It Is re
ported that Chamorro lost In the bat
tIe of San Juan 21 men killed and i
wounded Toledo has had to withdraw
his forces to a safe point some dis
tance from the town on account of
the heavy fire kept up by Chamorroa
ships
General Castillo Chamorro who was
killed In the recent battle Is a broth
er of the leading general Eniillio Cha
morro who is now blockading San
Juan del Norte
The go eminent party In Nicarag
ua from latest advices appears to
bo In a bad way with Toledo bottled
up in Groylown Vasquoz beaten by
KorDs Diaz above IRuina and the
weather completely stopping him
from making any further march It
AfTER JACK
1 H Lift m
THE SlASfR
Women Go Armed and
Men Are on the
Watch
Chicago Dec SAurora women
who find it necessary to he on the
streets after nightfall without escorts
arc carrying a small revolver tucked
in their muffs as a means of protec
tion against the mysterious Jack the
Slasher who has made five attacks
upon womon in that city within the
last month In addition to the women
who have armed themselves fifty
I business men are on time lookout for
the slasher They threaten to shoot
him down on sight
I They travel the streets at a dis
tance of about a block behind women
I pedestrians or hide themselves in the
shadow of buildings and shrubbery
near where an attack might occur
Chief of Police Michaels saiu last
night that he had a line on the iden
tity of the man and that his arrest
might occur at any moment
NO COLLUSION PROVED
I Boston Dec Thirlythree Amer
ican steel firms and individual ag
ents for the steel companies were
found not guilty of collusive bidding
for city steel contracts In the super
ior court today The case was tho
outcome of a report of the finance
commission two years ago The com
mittee declared many steel compan
ies had combined to maintain prices
iby permitting one of the firms In time
combination to submit bids for steel
work for the city of Boston
The report created a sensation and
was quoted by President Roosevelt
in a message to congress in April
1908The
The court decided before the jury re
I tired that there had been no monop
I olj and also that tho defendants had
the right to combine to advance their
own Interests
GREAT HOSPITAL FOR
CARE OF CONSUMPTIVES
Now York Dec SA 2500000
hospital for the treatment ot New
York sufferers from tuberculosis will
bo completed during the coming year
The hospital which provides fOI more
than a thousand patients was begun
I some time ago on a Staten Island site
with a city appropriation of 1QOO
I 000 An additional appropriation ol
1350000 was voted yesterday and the
completion of the buildings will now
be rushed
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C GIRL GIVEN ICE BATH O
O AND PAINTED RED 0
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I 0 Charleston W Vn Dec S O
O The state hard of regents G
O started an Investigation to 0
O day into the hazing of Miss C
O Mattie Taylor a student of the O
O Fairmont State Normal school G
O at Fairmont AV Va who was O
I 0 given an lea bath and painted G
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I O rod it Is alleged because she G
O rooted for the wrong football G
O team recently °
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is confidently expected that as soon
I as General Chnmorro receives the
shipments of arms looked for daily
the revolutionists will require only a
I short time to overcome the govern
ment forces
It is reported that Zelaya telegraph
ed the Mexican minister In San Juan
his desire to resign nnd take up his
residence in Belgium It Is also re
ported that ordersjhavc been sent to
Valeequez to suspend operations until
further advices V
CENSORSHIP IN NICARAGUA
Panama Dec Passengers arriv
ing hero from Nicaragua state that
tho people in that republic arc kept In
iguorance or what is happening in thc
countrj So strict is the censorship
maintained by President Zelnya that
residents in tho western part of Ni
caragua have not learned of the break
Ing off of diplomatic relations between
tho United Slates and Nicaragua
The president of Honduras who Is
an ally of Zolaya has wired the HOP
durean minister to Salvador inquir
ing about events in Nicaragua after
having waited ten days for a reply to
numerous messages sent by him to
Managua General Toledo is besieged
at Greytown which Is surrounded on
land and sjca by the insurgents
General Vasquez commander of the
government forces at Ihe last battle
near Rama wns courtmartialed be
cause of defeat suffered by the gov
ernment troopa The battle is said to
have been a desperate one A gov
ernment column which onlqrnd the
light with 150 soldiers left with all
I hut four of them dead on the field
I One of the arrivals here who is not
RIGTS Of
AflScPS
Are to Be Defined by
Legislative Enactment
in New York
New YorkDcc S Governor Hughes
has taken up the consideration oC
prospective legislation for the control
of airships Ho believes it Is annoiiuc
cd thai such legislation will soon be
come necessary in many states Cort
landt Field Bishop president of the
Aero Club America with whom Gov
ernor Hughes recently took up the
question has reported to his organization
I
zation that tho governor favors the
adoption of laws defining the right of
an aeronaut to fly over anothers prop
erty and establishing restrictions of
carrying of passengers in balloons and
aeroplanes
FOURTEEN TEAMS STILL
IN THE SIXDAY RACE
New York Dec SSUB ahead of
all records the leaders in the six
day bicycle race today set a pace
which lowered existing speed marks
still further
Fourteen teams still remain in the
race nine of them being tied for first
place four olhers are one lap away
and the reconstructed team Germain
and Charapezzi 49 miles behind Be
tween 11 and 12 oclock last night one
of the best sprints ever seen In tho
Garden took place All the teams were
in It and the riders tore around tho
track at a terrific pace while thous
ands of onlookers cheered frantical
ly
The sprint lasted 12 minutes and
when the riders stopped speeding the
score board showed that Galvln and
Keegnn had lost a lap in tho wild
scramble This team entered a pro
test
The score at 11 oclock RuttStol
MncFarlandClark LawsonDemara
WalthourCollins RootFogler 01 It
tenWest Cameron FCrebs Halstead
Lawrence PycHchlr 1181 miles
AndersonVanoni HillStein Galvin
Keegan GeorgetGeorg List miles
GormaliiCarapezzl 11004 miles
Record by MacFarland and Mornu
last year 11712 miles
VACUUM CLEANER ON
NEW YORK STREETS
I
New York Dec SThe vacuum
cleaner is to be tried on New York
slreclB at the suggestion of Big Bill
Edwards the former Princeton foot
ball star who is now New Yorks
street cleaning commissioner The
board of aldermen has approved tho
I suggestion and has voted enough mon
I ey to purchase an experimental auto
mobile suction cleaner which il is
I I believed will do the work of about
one hundred men
MEADERVILLE MONT FIRE
Butte MonL Dec SA public
I school and a miners boarding house
i burned early today In Meadcrville a
I suburb without fire protection The
loss Is about 50 ion partially insur
ed The firr Is echiod to han been
I incendiary
P
a natho of Nicaragua states that tho
officials at Nicaragua publicly assert
that Mexico will support Nicaragua In
any controversy in which which It
may become involved with the United
States No foreign newspapers aro
allowed to enter Nicaragua at points
in control of thc government All
passengers on landing there aro
searched and not allowcc to bring In
firearms which the officials fear
might bo used in the insurgent cause
The skuation In the interior is des
perate for every one Including Ze
layas soldiers
MARTIAL LAW PROCLAIMED
Porte CojJLez Honduras Dec 8
Martial law In Honduras was pro
clajniQd yesterday A state of expect
ancy exists
The proclamation of martial law In
Honduras Js thc result probably of a
suspicion at the capital that General
Manuel Bonilla will take advantage of
tho situation In Nicaragua and invade
Honduras with a rebellious band and
regain the presidency from which ho
was deposed In 1907 by President Da
villa with tho aid ot President Ze
laya
layaBonilla
Bonilla is suspected ot intriguing
with Guatemala rind Salvador for the
purpose of bringin gabout revolution
in Honduras overthrowing the Davilla
government and then forming a union
between Honduras Guatemala and
Salvador for an attack on President
Zelayas government Nicaragua
FORMER ENEMY AFTER ZELAYA
New Orleans Doc SFormer
President Cardenas of Nicaragua who
was overthrown by Zelaya in 1811
has taken the field against his old en
emy and IS bending an expedition
from Costa Rica Into Nicaragua ac
cording to advices received here by
tho sympathizers of the revolutionary
movement in the latter country It is
I said Cardenas Is at the head of about
500 well armed men und Mnnngu Is
I his objective point It is asserted
I thai the former president has bound
himself and his followers to support
the candidacy of General Estrada
CANADA TO
AVE NAVY
And the Ships Are to
Be Controlled by
That Country
Ottawa One Dec SAl a cau
cus of the Liberty members of par
liament yesterday the naval policy of
I the government was endorsed This
means that the Laurier government
will have the votes to put through Its
naval proposals for the construction
of a small number of protected cruis
ers and torpedo boats and the subsi
dizing of certain ship yards and dry
docks plants
It moans that the agitation started
for a money contribution to the 1m
porlal defense and for the presenta
tion of Dieadnaughts to the royal
navy has not swerved the government
from its purpose to build only a small
fleet nnd make that absolutely re
sponsible to the Dominion parlia
ment instead of tho BrUsh admiralty
DR DOXEY IS RELEASED BY
ORDER OF CIRCUIT ATTORNEY
St Louis 3tfo Dec SThe SU
Louis grand jury was scheduled to
take up the case of Mrs Dora E
Doxey accused of poisoning W J Ed
let late today
Unless the circuit attorney changes
his first decision Dr Doxey who was
arrested yesterday following a verdict
by the coronerGs Jury that he had
guilty knowledge of the poisoning
will not be considered by the inquisi
torial body
The circuit attorney has stated that
there is an absence ot evidence in Dr
Doxeys case and that he will refuse
to press so serIous a charge without
testimony to substantiate It Later
Dr Doxey was released at the direc
tion of Circuit Attorney G S Iones
HANGED HIMSELF IN JAIL
Columbus Ohio Dec SFrank
Grimes who killed Blanche Knight
his sweetheart hanged himself In his
cell In the county jail last night and
his body was found today He was
sentenced ycstoidny to die in the cloc
trie chair I March 27
WISCONSIN BANKER ARRESTED
JancKvllle ttis Dec SCalyert
Spoulcy president of the defunct
I First National Bank of Mineral Point
the
who was indicted recently by
I grand jury was arrested and taken
today to Madison
I I
UNITED STATES JUDGE
I IN HONOLULU RESIGNS
Honolulu Dec SGeorge W Wood
I ruff United States district judge for
1 the territory of Hawaii today cabled
his resignation to PnsidPnt Taft
Judge WoodiulT in us cable In
formed rho president that ho had ac
cepted a position with the Pocahontas
Coal Coke company of West Vir
ginia It is understood that the Ha
waiian Bar association will endorse
Alexander G M Robertson a local
lawyer for the place made vacant by
the resignation
Judge Woodruff was appointed to
thp Hawaiianhenrh bv tIle prosldonl
I April 12i Foi a number of jcars he
r
was assistant attorney general for the
department of the Untenlor He is
from Pennsylvania
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AMERICUS DESIRES TO
MEET FRANK GOTCH
Chicago Dec SGus Schoenlcln
the Baltimore wrestler known on the
mat as Amerlcus reached the city
yesterday to finish his training for his
bout at the Coliseum next Tuesday at
Mahmout
I weigh 10P pounds now or 21
pounds more than I did when I met
Mahmout a year ago In this city
said Americus It Is my opinion that
I urn just that much stronger and bet
ter and unless ho has improved Im
mensely in the meantime I am almost
certain to throw him It may surprise
tho Chicago wrestling followers to
know that I am out for a match with
Frank Gotch
DYNAMTE A I
BUilD NG I
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Where StrikeBreakers
Are Kept by a
Company
PHlsburg Doc 8The strike of the
Amalgamated Association of Iron
Stool Tin Workers against the Am
erican Sheet Tin Pinto company a
subsidiary of tho United States Steel
corporation which has been In pru
gress during the last five months in
the slates of Ohio West Virginia and
Pennsylvania Is assuming serious pro
portions Developments In the labor
dispute today demonstrated the tem
per of the participants A house oc
cupied by nonunion men at Struthers
Ohio was dynamited and seven per
sons injured a soldier opened fire on
a striker at Bridgeport without ef
ect however nonunion men were se
severely beaten at New Castle Pa
and tho authorities at Wheeling W
Vn and Martins Ferry Ohio are pre
paring for trouble
Tho officials of the United Slates
Steel corporation and tho American
Sheet Tin Plato company are said
to he holding secret conferences hero
and In New York
The strike followed the open shop
order of the company If successful
this means It is said the exclusion ol
the Amalgamated Association from the
plants of the steel corporation In this
connection a conference of national
labor leaders under the auspices of
the American Federation of Labor
will bo held here next Monday when
the altitude of the United States Steel
corporation towards organized labor
will receive thorough consideration
miners Ohio Dec SA large
house occupied by tin workers who
were brought here to break thc stril e
at the plant of the American Sheet
Tin Plate company was dynamited
early today The house was occupied
by the families of Harry BIrney and
Louis Smith who were recently Im
ported William Birncy father of
Harry BIrney was almost suffocated
by being burled under debris and six
other members of tho two families
sustained slight injuries Thc house
was practically demolished
The sheriff is of the opinion that
I the dynamite was discharged by the
same persons who three months ago
attempted to wreck tic residence of
C 1 Gibson superintendent of the
plant At that time a reward of 6000
was offeied for the apprehension of
the dynamiters
COLD IN KANSAS
Kansas City Feb SThis portion
I of the southwest experienced still
colder weather today temperatures
I being generally two degress lower
than yesterday and ranging from zero
at Kansas City to 6 below at Con
I cordla Knn Much discomfort Is be
ing experienced In the cities and towns
I in Oklahoma Kansas find western
Missouri that depend in part on natu
I ral gas for heating purposes because
of an extremely low pressure in the
pipe lines Coal dealers are finding
it impossible to fill oVrters promptly
Other temperatures reported to the
I local weather bureau this moiling
I Oklahoma City 10 above Fort
I Smith Ark 11 above Amnrlllo Tex
1C above Abilene Tex 21 above
HISTORIC WASHINGTON OAK IS
BEING CUT UP INTO FIRE WOOD
Bloomfield N J Doc STho his
toric Washington Onk tree here un
1 der which Washington and his staff
held a council of war on their way to
Morrlstown has been felled and Is be
ing cut up into lire wood The local
authorities found it impossible to save
the tree after it had been repeatedly
struck by lightning
SEN DIETRICHS CONDITION
Omaha Neb Dec Srho condition
1 of former Senator Charles IL Dietrich
was reported this morning AS unchang
ed since last night Thcro is little
hope of his recovery
EIGHT BELOW IN IOWA
Sioux City la Dec STho cold
wave continues in this section today
It was S below at 7 oclock this morn
ing
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VOLCANO ON
AN ISLAND
TremendousSpectacle as
Seen by American
Traveler
San Francisco Dec STho volcano
on thc Island of Suvall oC the Samoan
group which burst into activity in
1905 Is now one of the wonders of
the world according to Professor
Henry E Crampton of the University
of Columbia who arrived here yes
terday on the liner Alameda I
Professor Ciamplon who Is a bi
ologist and anthropologist of note as
sociated with tho American Museum
of Natural History and the Carnegie
Institute left hero May 20 and has
been engaged ever since In research
work among the Islands of the South I
Seas
It was in the course of his travols
that he visited Savall of which little I
has been heard of late The lava
from the volcano has flowed to tho
sea Into which It has built a solid
wall which extends for Five miles
along the shore and projects about
half a mile Into the sea
Professor Crampton spent a night
at the rim of tho crater Thc Inko
of fire formerly level with the crater
I
mouth now lies 400 feet below tho
rim It IK half a mile In length and
a third of that in width Half a mile I
away it was possible to read by the
glare reflected from the sky As a
spectacle tho professor said it wag
tremendous
11E STkIkL
is BROKEN
That Is the Claim of
the Northwest i railroads
Railroads
l
1
St Paul Dec SThe strike is
broken and tho railroads aro tied
up tighter than ever are tho con I
lllctlng statements given out respec
tively by tho railroad lUanagers and
the strike leaders today in reference
to the switchmens strike The rail
roads however have the advantage of
being able to make a showing They
demonstrated to a party of business
men yesterday that they were moving
freight In the yards as well as out of
the warehouses The business men
are satisfied the strike Is broken
Reports from division points along
thc railroads Indicate a steady Im
provement
SElDON IS
I
NDCTEDp
Said to Have Looted
Insurance Company
of 1000000
New York Dec SGeorge P
Sheldon recently deposed as presi
dent of the Phoenix Insurance com
pany of Brooklyn who Is critically ill
at this home in Greenwich Conn was
Indictod by the grand jury today for
grand larceny in connection with the
alleged looting of the fire insurance
companjs treasury to thc extent of
1000000 or more
As there has been no arrest In tho
case the court records do not show
thc amount alleged to have been stol
en from the company From official
sources however it was learned that
tho indictment charged speclafically
the misappropriation of 15000 in a
particular instance
MEXICO TO HELP IN THE
CENTRAL AMERICAN IMBROGLIO
Now Orleans Doc GA special to
the Picayune from Mexico City says
Authoritative information has been
obtained here that Mexico will exert
her good offices looking toward an
amicable settlement of the Central I
American imbroglio
Charles E Magoon formerly governor
of Cuba will bo appointed a
nor spe I
cial envoy by tho United States to
meet Senor Enrique Creel now on his I
way to Washington from Ctfoxico City
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O over George A Smith for the 0 I
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O cincts are In the residence dig 0 I
O trict and are expected to in 0
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