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THE MARION DAILY MIRROR, THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 1907.
vTr ' " irfiyn ,r, r it, f
Commission Awards Dol
lars and Medals.
FOR BRAVE DEEDS.
Ten Silver and Eight Bronze Medals
"" and $9,210 Cash are Ordered
Given from Carnegie Fund.
Pittsburg, Jan. 17. Ten ullvcr and
clisbt bronzo medals besides $9,210 In
caBh were tliu uwurds made nl the
third annual meeting of the Carnegie
Hero Kami Commission In thin city
Wednesday. Among tbo awards were:
A hi 01120 medal and IfiOO to Ji'ic-
tnlah M, Donovan, of Oswego, N Y , a
,( lallor, who on October 20, 1005, wao
' employed on the tug Thomas Wilson.
on Lake Krlc, and In a tremendous
itorm rescuod kIx men from iho
tclioonur Yukon The cash award was
made because Donovan supports hl
widowed mother, three slstem and a
A bronze medal to Clino Horton, 17
pears old, a school boy of Astoria, ill ,
who on December 11, 1903, rescued u
companion, Ralph Baxter, 12 yearn
Did, from drowning nfter breulclug
through the ice while skating.
A bronzo medal to John il. Young, a
soal miner, of llryant, 111., in yeais
old, who on July 1C, 1901, lescucd Al
bert Orookham, a miner, 15 yea is old,
from drowning whllo swimming.
A bronze medal to Leo II. Xokeq, a
itudent, 20 years old, of Sac City, la .
ivlio rescued Llllle Wingeison, 4 yearj
Did, from being run over by a train.
A bronze medal to Morris A.
Kourse, G8 years old, u railway mcll
tlerk of Des Moines, la., who on July
19, 1905, lescued from drowning in th
Des Moines river Frank l.eonaid, 'J
fears old, a school uov.
A bronze medal to Samuel M. Stowc.
IC years old, a foreman of u pulp mill
' Tnt Oregon City, Ore., 77I10 on July 20,
1906, rescued from drowning George
fremminger, 20 years old, a plpo fitter
it Portland, Ore. Hemmlnger hail
fallen from a retaining wall into a
A bronze medal and $2,000 to ho
tsc-d for educational purposes was
iwardcd to Thomas A. Hairla, 17
rears old, of Ogden, Utah, who on
March 25, 190C, rescued from drown
ing in Weber lake, Ivy G. Illair, in
rears old, a student at Ogden. The
cash award is to be used to give the
' roung man a rourso in electrical engl
aeering which ho desires and was un
.' blo to afford.
A bronze medal and $250 to liqul-
Hate the mortgago on his home wu;i
swarded to George H. Pocll, 2j year
pld, a locomotive fliemnn of Grand
Island, Neb., who, on Juno 20, 1905, at
.PowellB, Neb., rescued :i-year-old Paul
lj Ussary from in front of a locomotive.
Poell stood on the pilot of IiIh en-
& glne and as he grasped the child
missed his footing and was caught by
tho cylindor cock of the engine and
was dragged until his clothing was
" torn off. Uoth arms were fractuied
and he sustained contusions over tho
entire body. His permanent disability
u is tho loss of the left leg and u crip-
A silver medal and $l,C0O to tho
widow of Herman J. Petzel, a painter
'" of St. L011I3, who on July 4, 1905, nt
j tempted to rescue from drowning John
-t J. lleet, 18 years old, a porter, also of
& Bt. Louis, at Sutter Station, St. Louis
county, Mo. lloth men lost their lives.
js Petzel left eight chlldien besides a
fi widow. One of the daughters is an in
u valid and was dependent on tho father
$ for support.
tfWSteam Roads Snub Trolley Lines.
Chicago, Jan, 17. Tho railroads of
tho Central Passenger association on
Wednesday agreed not to exchango
business or courtesies with tho elec
tric interurban lines. The result of
this agreement. It Is said, will be an
appeal to tho Inter-stale commerce
commission by tho electric lines to
compel the roads to put in Joint tail ff h
with thorn and to treat them us they
do steam roads. Tho olcctilc lines aiu
fixing their tariffs with tho commis
sion and nro of tho opinion that thoy
are common cnrrlors under tho law
and that tho steam roads can he com
pelled to Interchange business.
Made a Dreak for Liberty.
Lugansk, Russia, Jan. 17. A largo
number of prisoners, having seemed
arms, mado an attompt Tuosday to
broak Jail. They dlrarmed some of the
wardens and wounded others and woro
fighting their way towards tho gates
whon troops arrived and fired a volley
Into them, reducing them to submit).
Flpn. Two prhonpi"' wore killed and
three severely wounded.
Beel Stayed tho Limit.
' "Minneapolis, Jan. 17, Frank Goch,
of Iowa, still retains the championship
wrestling title of America, though
Krod Deel, of Wisconsin, gave him u
hard match Inst night. Deel stayed
, tho limit, ID minutes, and notch for
Two Swindlers are Sentenced.
New Orleans, Jan. 17, N. O. Collins
nnd J. F. Rarrott, convicted of using
tho mails for fraudulent purposes In
'cifnnoctlon with tho operation of the
Tfjjpo-operativo Tnrf nseoclutlon," weru
,'m Wednesday denied a now tilul and
flrJentenced to ono year In prison and to
H'fWy a lino of $250 each.
ColonP'roect Ends In Failure.
gquJlndlanapolls, Ind Jan. 17. Geoigo
P? Mull, an attorney, has been annolnt-
ed receiver of tho "1904 Georgia Col-
&py Company," an Investment ucltcniu
operated by Philander H, Fitzfierald
DON'T BOTHIR ME WITH YOUR QUE8TION8I
EXPLAINED TO THE GRAND JURY
Nine Aldermen arc Examined In thi
Inquiry Into an Alleged Briber
New Yoik, Jan. 17 Nine inemhen
of the board of aldermen weio exam
' lued Wednesday by the grand Jury ii
! an investigation of tho alleged plot tc
I buy votes In tho election for lecoidei
to succeed John W. Goff, which the
dlstiict attorney charges was uneaith
1 ed In tho urrost of Alderman Willlan
il. Clifford and David Mann, tho al
leged go-between. I
1 The aldermen who appeared befon
tho grand Jury were elected on the
Municipal Ownership lenguo tlckel
and they wore subpeuacd for the pur
pose of explaining their action or
Tuesday In changing their votca at s
meeting of tho board from vx-Judgc I
Palmier!, whom they hail suppoitod Id1
a bo('" during tho balloting at pievi
ous n..otings, to ex-Judge Rufus 11
The district attorney charges that
the shift in tho vote occurred aftei
the allpged $0,000 "boodle fund" wa
in tho hands of 'a representative of Al
derman Clifford, who Is accused ol
having pledged, in consideration of the
money, to swing tho Municipal Owner
ship league vote to Cowing.
All tho nldermen stated before on
terlng the grand Jury 100m that they
knew nothing of tho events lending to
the arrest of Clifford and Mann and
that no attempt had boen made to
They Gave Roosevelt an Ovation.
WuBhlngton, Jan. 17. President
Roosevelt was given n great ovation
last night when ho addressed the dele
gates to the national convention for
the extension of the foielgn commerce
of tho United States, For ten minutes
tho 000 guests seated around the
tables In the dining room cheeied the
piesldent. Other speakeis weie
Speaker Cannon, Kllhu Root, Gov.
Swnnson, of Vliglnla, anil Gov. War
Held, of Marylund. Tho pret,idmit's
speech was dooted to u discussion ol
this government's policy in 'putting
Snn Domingo on her feet," informs in
tho consular service und extension ol
(lie nation's tiado into South and Con
lial America and Iho Oilont.
Was Hunted Down.
Hoston, Jan. 17. A seaich which
coveted many thousand miles ended
I In this city Wednesday In tho ariest
1 of James A. Wilkes, of Dallas, Tex.,
1 who Is wanted In that city on a charge
or stealing $2,000 from the Weill"
Fmgo lixpiebs Co. When arrested
Wilkes had $aoo and admitted to th
l police that ho took the money.
Four Firemen Badly Burned.
Now Castle, Pa., Jan. 17. Four flro
men weie seriously but und hero last
night when a quantity of phosphoiiu
1 exploded. Tho phosphorus was ills
' .n..i.mt 1. ...... f. . It. .1 il.nr. ulA.n
Whllo the burning mass wns being
rarrled out of tho store by tho llromcr
lt oxploded, binning nearly all theli
clothes from their bodle3.
Alleged Embezzler Is Arrested. .
Montreal, Jan. 17. W. J. McGet
was nrrosted Wednesday fur tho mis 1
appropriation of funds In his pos&03 '
slon a3 secretary of tho Mutual Loat
& Rulldlng society. Tho amount In
volved, It Is alleged, may teach $50,
Snow Blockade Is Broken.
St. Paul, Jan. 17. The snow block
ado of the main lino of tho Grcn
Northern has been broken. Sevora
stalled pasbonger trains In Montam
and North Dakota started west Wed
fcllla Renders Decisions.
Columbus. O.. Jan. 17. Atlornov
Genoial Kills on Wednesday rendeied
nnllltmin Iinlfllnt? Hint ninsnr-ittnri urn
not entitled to any compensation for
legal servjeos Iu collecting delinquent
'taxes; that tho stato pilson manago-i
' tnent cannot mako any contracts foi 1
prison labor running over April 14,1
lain, wnon 1110 woijz mw laitesjoi-1
feet; that the city of Cleveland has no
authority for its prnctico of borrow
lng monoy from residents, lo oxtend
wator service nlopg a street, reim
bursing them later; that tho Qhlo Rap-
I list Affiinclntloii nr Dnvfnn In 11 11 1 un,
titled , to exemption of Us property for
taxatfon, , ,.,
M I j
United States Senator Murray
Crane was elected for a six-year term
In tho United States senate by the
Tho range conditions In Montana
aro tho wou,t In the history of the
count! y. The lange is covered with
snow from a depth of ten inches to
Adolph Pallock, 11 Bohemian, f,0
yearn old, hurled himself to death
Irom the roof of u llvc-story building
in New York City in tho sight of a
ciowd of novel al hundred persons.
Tho Seaboard Air Lino "Florida
special," northbouud, ran Into an open
switch two miles north of Raleigh, N.
C. The train caught lire fiom a gaso
line tank. There weie no fatalities.
instead of leceivlng half a ton of
silk goods from Now York, valued at
several hundred dollars, Livingston
Brothers, merchants of San Francisco,
lecelVnd a dry goods box containing
cobblestones. Detectives were noti
fied (0 try to discover who stole tho
A Cood Bill.
.St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 17. No corpor
ation will be allowed to contribute to
political campaigns in Minnesota here
after should a bill Introduced Wedues.
day In the stato senate pass. The bill
provides that It shall be unlawful for
any corporation, directly or Indirectly,
to offer aid to any party. Tho hill
makes a violation of tho law 11 felony
and tho olllceiii of tho cnrpointlou
round guilty shall be liable to Impils.
Six Lives Lost In a Fire.
St. Petersbuig, Jun. 17. Count
Nicholas Tolstoi, administrator of tho
Impi'rtal eatates In Moscow piovlnco,
has lost his life In a lire which de
ployed his lesldenco near Moscow. A
woman and two movluclnl olllclals
who weio his guests, as well as two
servants of the household, also pel lull
ed. The count rescued his wife from
the burning building, lie then ictuiu
ed la an endeavor to save the Imperial
funds In ills care and was burned to
Garrett Denies Charges of Cruelty
Cleveland, Jan. 17. John Gnrrett.
'who was chief among tho offenders
nccoilllng to tho charges of brutallt)
brought against attendants at tin
Cleveland state hospital for tho In
cane, gave his testimony Wednesday
Gauett had been accused of nil sorti
of cruelty, one woman expressing the
belief that her husband's death was
duo to iujuiles received at tho hands
of Oauett. Garrett, as a witness, do
nled all Iho charges of cruelty. He
mild ho had always aimed to tieut pa
lients with kindness, and that he was
only playful with them not brutal
Gairett admitted, however, that lit
might tell a lie sometimes, and was
asked If ho were not lying on tho wit
ness stand. For tho mm or tho straight
Jacket and the cold bath Ganoll
blamed the physlclaiiH at- tho asylum,
haying they oidored tho subjectiou ol
patients to them ns punishment.
A Queer Lawsuit,
Brynn, O., Jan. 17. Wlllet & SVmn
have sued the administrator of tho
estato of Minn Williams. Thoy say
that 111 years ago thoy contracted with
her to nioc-t a $fi00 tombstone at I101
giavo when bho died. She lias been
dead six mouths mid t)ic administra
tor or tho estato 1 erases, thoy say, lo
pei mlt a tombitonn to he placed at the
A New Job for Stcrek.
Cloveland, Jan. 17. Secretary Shaw
has selected Jeromo Stnrok, or Cleve
land, as his private scctetury to suc
ceed Aithur P, Stutter, who was re
cently appointed assistant secretary o
tho tieasury. Slurek was foimorly
Washington coriespondent of tlie
Cleveland Leader. ,
Jos3 to be a Sporting Editor.
Toledo, Jan. 17, Addlo Joss, the fa
mous pitcher of tho Cloyoland Amor!
can league team, has accepted a posi
tion as sporting editor on the Sunday
Timcs-Rco hero. Joss will bo iu full
charge of the department until March,
when ho cxpocfu to go south with th
for $70,000 was Con
HE KILLED HIMSELF
A Family Skeleton Is Dragged Into
Court at Philadelphia by the
Dead Man's Brother.
Philadelphia, Jun. 17. Tho lata
Congressman Robert Adani3, Jr., of
tills city, who committed miltldu In
Washington last year by shooting, wns
on Wednesday decl.1i cd In the orph
ans' couit heie to have b:en a default
er lo the amount or $70,000. Tho
startling assertion wan made duilng
un argument In' proceedings brought
ugaMut Carlton Adnnin, surviving ex
ecutor nnd trusted of the estate of his
father, Robei t Adams, ar , by Ills step
mother, Mis. Robert Adams, fir., and
his stopjlster, Mrs. Charles Moran, of
Counsel for Carlton A da tun told tho
court ho would show Hint Congress
man Adams had appropilated to his
own use $70,00U woith of bonds be
longing (o tho ostnti or Robert Adams,
cr and to Cailtbu Adutmi. It was
Mated that the (dngrcsKiiiini and Cuil
ton Adams had keys to a safe deposit
box In which tho alleged missing
bond1 had been kept and thut! us far
hack as five years, Carlton Adams hnd
discovered that Pennsylvania camll
bonds were missing. lie notified I1I1
brother, Robcit, nnd the mfitter wan
llxed 1111. Subsequently Cnilton Ad
ams' condition became Mich that ho
could not attend to business and inuU
tors weie left In .the hands of tho
A broker testified that Congressman
Adams had pledged Pennsylvania
Cnnul Co. bond.! valud at $10,000 for
a loan of $2,900. N Or the remaining
bonds, valued ( at' about $00,000, no
trace has been' found
It was nlsd claimed that n part of
tho accumulated Income of his ratlier's
estate, or which Congiessman Adams
had chnige, wna unaccounted for.
In proof of lilsaskeitlon tho attor
ney for Carlfon dams produced In
court a letter from the suicide con
giossmau, w.'Jttpniin Washington tho
day ho ended liis life In which he said
he wns sorry ho had caused a "mess"
and urged that Carlton Adams be not
held rosponsiblo "for any securities
that might bo missed
It is thought that councel, upon in
structlons of, thevcjjurt, will bo able lo
come to a Kainuucjory agieomont " omim. u m uhhovuii 1110 aiior
without furllioiyiilrlug tho nffnlrrt .of "ys will tllo u demurrer alleging that
the dead statosuianMn court. bo offtmstt uiidor tho law is charged,
Smallpox Adds to Famine Horrors.
Shanghai, Jan. 17. To tho horrois
of famine havo boen added an out
break of smallimx anionn the refucees
at Slng-Klung. necessitating Iho demo
lltlon Of tho mat shods erected to shol
ter imi thousands who have arrived
there In search of food. Capt. Khton,
who was Kent out Jiy tho relief com-1
mlttee to investigate tho situation, le j
poita tnai ;;ui.i)uu ucstiiutc persons
hnvo bsen driven back towards theli
homes and that teulhle seines are be-
ing enacted along tlio lino of retreat,!
llo estlmatoa that 230,000 peiboin, aie
likely to ue doomed ut King-MuuK
alone nijd 400,000 at Antung.
Five Men Killed by an Explosion.
Norrlstown, Pa., Jan. 17. The
boiler of u Reading rati road fielght
engine oxploded at Rrldgepoit, neai
note, wBunonaay, aiu imo iru.umen
worn killed. All of thoso kl led tea d
ed at Allentown Tho engineer of the I
K,UJ." .0?"i , 'h?...,p " !!'
1IIUIIHIH iu nun- iiv. 11 uug iu u nun-i
In the bailer. All Hut men killed weie
on tho engine. The dead 'are: Chaile?
Stein, conduc.tot John Noblock, Hie
man. Roy Schiader, luakemaii, Kl
mer Kuln, hrakoman, Alfred Krauso.
Tho mar poitlou of tho bailor m?
huilud about 150 jnrds.
The Report Criticises Hitchcock.
Washington, Jan 17. The mpoit of
Iho select comnillteo .on Indian Tout
toiy wns mado to the senate Wednes
day. It criticises Sccietary Hitch.
cock's withdrawal or land for tho for
est mservo as illegal; recommends the
sale of tho snifare of the coal lands,
hut the iudenulte holding of the mill-
leiul lights. It lecommends also the
jieinoval of all m.uilctlons on the sur
plus lands of the Indians, but not fiom
Rev. Lloyd Is "Deposed,
Plttsbuig. Jan. 17 -Rev. F, i:. Lloyd,
who resigned the recloralo of St.
Peter's Episcopal church', Unlontown,
Ph., lust Sunda for the purpose of
taking up mission work Tor tho Catho
lic chinch, was 011 Wednesday form
ally .unfrocked and deposed from tho
ministry of the church by Rlshop
Whitehead, of jtho Pittsburg dloceso.
Floods Swept Away Homes.
Pittsburg, Jan. 17, jThree additional'
houses were swept nw'ay last night by
the high water In tho Allegheny rjver
Ut Springdale, Pu.. ,whlcn broke tho
dnm nnd is )u)v Hooding the lowlands.
Wednesday six 'houses weio washed
down the river, making a total of
nlno jdwelllng hnusejf destroyed and
causing ati eHtiiiatedvi,oss of $10,000
An attempt, was niiit!e."lnBt night by
government euglnepra t blow' "up the
dam, hut they failed.
Two Men Burned tcDeath.
Bqulh ijraiKi)!, AJcli.. Juu. 17. Two
worklngmen. John Burbpy and Frank
Curr, we(o bunieJ 'to? denfh Wednes
day when Frauk Trudbll's hotel was
burned to the groundfli...
1 - 1 Vt
To All Pile Sufferers We Will Send
Free a Trial Package of the
Pyramid Pile Cure.
In order to prove lo you that our
remedy Is not lo bo clamed with the
many concoctloni advertised at cure
for this dread disease, we make Into
Wo leave It tf) your own Judgment'
to decide whether or not you ran
atrord to do. without llihi Ions tried
lemedy. Wo know or 110 case wlier"
tho Pyiamld Pllo Cure has not
brought relief, when It has hern mod
according to directions. H has sved
thousands from the opera! Pig table
and endles torture. You owe It to
youiflolf to give It n fair trial, rhpe.
chilly since II co its you nothing.
''I wrlto lo thank you and also
pralo you for the good your me.lli'lne
has done me. Oh, 1 can't llnd words
(o express my (hanks to yon 'all for
such 11 wonderful and speedy ruro.
I felt relieved after using your ram.
pie, so I soul right on lo n drugglM
and iHiught a fitle hov which I believe
has cured me entirely. I feel more
myself now than 1 havo felt In over
a year, for I havo been bothered
nl out that long with the plies. I
havo told all my friends alnut this
wonderful discovery, and will lecotn
meu It whenever I can. You can use
my name anywhere you choose. Re.
Bppctfnlly, .Mrs, Chas. L. Coleman,
There U surely no j;ood mason why
any sufferer fiom idles should continue
In ngoijy, ir you nre tortured with
this diwase, wo will Mmd to your ad.
di ess In u plain sealed wrapper a
sufficient ipia'itity of tho Pyramid
Pile Cure lo ithnw what mllef It
hilngs. Many havo been practically
cured by this amount or the remedy
alone. Tho sample packuge which
we will -riid you, contains the Identi
cal remedy wild In all ding stores al
r,0 cf per Imv. Wrlto today and prove
lo your own satlhftu-lion trirtt you
can be euied. Pyramid Drug Co.,
77 Pyramid llnlldlng, Marshall, Mich.
Will Attack the Indictment.
Columbus, O., Jan. 17. It in expect
ed that papers will be filed In tho
c'llmlual court toduy attacking tho In
dictment leturned against State Su
pel visor of Pi luting John W. Johnson,
i purging him with attempting to lnflu
rnco oflleeni or tho clicult com I In the
ouster suit biought by ex-Supervisor
becauso no corrupt proposals were
made In tho letter alleged to hnvo
been written the circuit Judges by Mr.
JdhnKon. Tho case is set for Filday.
80,000 Odd Fellows In Ohio
Columbus, 0 Jnn. 17. "That tho
iiioniboishlp of tho Independent Order
of Odd Fellows In Ohio has exceedud
iho 80.000 mark will show in our un-
nual joport," suys Ralph P. Miller, as-
Hlbtnnt to Grand Secretary Lyman
"This Is what we wero aiming at last
your, -and although onlv about one-
fourth of the lodgo rcpoils uio In yet
tho ratio of Increut.o In these nssuio'
that wo will go over tho 80,000 mark.
Wo expect tiio membership to reach
S2.000 In the stato und this will bo an
luciease for the year or about 1,000
Floods at Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, Jan. 17.-I.ocal Forecast
' nin,.ioi nui, .o,n..i,. ,i.. .1... .1
w, ViiiS 5c fePt iwro t() ,lay A Btllg(J
f " fc.t will cilpple business soilous-
v III tin lOttOIHS. Alinmlv urn. f.-in.
jleny, tho Globe Soap Co., has boon
forced to shut down. Two bundled
nnd fifty omploycis mo out. Water Is
In tho cellnis of mine than "00 busi
ness houses running from tho ilver
front to Second street in tho down
town section. Factories In tho West
ICud mo still innnlng, but a ilso to
r.l feet will put their furnnces out.
Orders Fairbanks to oe Arrested.
HteubPiivllle, 0 Jun. 17. Sheriff
Vorheos sent n telegram Wednesday
to tho shei iff of Chirk county at Spring
Held, O., to place Fiedorlck C, l-'alr-banks,
son of Vice Piesldent Fair
banks, jindor urrost under his Indict
ment hoio by tho grand Jury for per
Jury In connection with his procuilng
u license to marry Holen Scoti, daugh
ter of tho mllllonalio lionmaster,
lames Scott, of Pittsburg.' A telegram
Mm Spilngilold says Full hunks left
theio Wednesday nioinlng, liul hl-i
destination Is unknown.
Business Houses are Flooded.
Poitsmouth, O., Jan. 17. Alarm ban
seUed the city over the dlscoveiy that
the tlood tide outlets mo out of wink
ing older. Tho water from oveillow
ing Bowois has filled tho basement of
the Masonic Tomplo In the heuit of
tho city. Tho basements In muny
other business houses nit) flooded.
Much damage to property Is oxpoetod,
Many famlllos have been fmced to llc-o
from their houses.
'Attempts to Burn n Church. 1
Columbus, O., Jnn, 17. Incendiaries
on Wodnesdny attempted to burn .the
Plymguth Congiegatlonal church ct
this city. Flros wuro started In threo
places In tho bnsomoat, hut weie ex
tinguished with u Ions of only 500.
There Is no clow.
A Brlbo Taker Is Expelled.
Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 17.-rSenator
Rouben R. Adams was expeod from
tho sennto Wednesday, and in Ills
stead Col, William Lambert was Up
jQlptefl by thfc governor, Adams ud
wlttfjd accepting a bribe.
ONCE A COAL PASSEI
CARLOS ROMERO, MEXICAN NOW
Started With $700, Bought Abandoned
Mines and Made them Pay
Riches Have Not Turned
Iloitotlpnciulllo, Stafo of Jhllsoo,
Mox. Thrco yeara ago Carlos Romero,
of tlita place, was employed as helper
on a locomotive 6f the Mexican Cen
tral railroad, at $20 per month, Moxi
can monoy, which is equivalent lo $i0
United States money.. Ho in worth
today moro than $i,onb,ooo, ull made
In mining. A fow weeks ago ho paid
5500,000 cash for a group of mines In
this district. Ho owns a number ol
rich mines which are uddjng to his
fortuno every year at tho rate of about
91.C0O.00O every year. The Cabrera
mine, 0110 of his propeitles, was oper
ated by tho Spaniards moro than a
century ago, and It has a lecord of
having produced moro than $110,000,000
during lis early hlatory. ltn rich ore
bodlon woro only touched on the nur
faco and Mr. Romero Is taking mil
great qtiantltlcn of 010 that lunr. high
Mr. Romero waj horn of peon par
ents, lie worked at odd Job't al n few
cents n day until J10 obtained a -sltua
tlon on tho Mexican Central as coal
passer on one or tliu big locomotives.
Romero saved liom his wages,
small as they woro. Ho could live
cheaply, and $20 per months was a Ills
sum to him. Ills run was through a
mining legion, and ho camo Into con
tact with miners al the various places'
along tho lino of the load. Ytyir after
year passed and Roinein'n pllo of earn
lags Increased until lm had about $700
I In then began to look around for
a cafe Investment for his little for
tune. One day he loamod that the
ancient Mololoa und Ti.mara gold
mines In thin district could bo bought
for n tilth'. Tho ore In tho mines win
thought to be exhausted. Romero got
a layoff for a fow duys and made a
personal examination of Iho mines.
Ho decided that they might still be
worked with ?omo profit. Ho bought
tho mines, making tho first payment
with his fow hundred dollars, lie quit
his Job on Iho railroad ami went to
work with I1I3 pick In tho lower work
ings of tho Tnmaru mine. Ho had
boon at II only a fow daya when ho
'uncovered a bonanza of ou it was
the richest strike ever mnde in this
Ho got out enough to mnko tho first
shipment, which brought him a draft
of moro than $10,000 from the smelt
or. "A laige force of men was em
ployed, and both mines worn placed
in regular opoiution. A ilch body of
010 wns also discovered In tho Moioloa
mine. Everything Uomeio touched
seemed to turn Into monoy. The two
old mines netted htm more than $1,000,.
000 dining tlio first year of their oper
ation under Ids ownership, llo bought
other mines and they piodiiced ilch
quantities of ore, which added to his
Mr. Romeio's ho.ul bun not been
tinned by hit', inpin ilno to fortune,
Ho lives In tho simple, plain why Ihut
lie did when ho was oiiinlng $20 per
month. He lm developed a remark
able business ability, nnd no man In
tlm sluto of Jalisco blanch, higher as a
nhinwd, haid-hoadc-d man of affalu
than he. He contemplates eioctlna,
heie n magulllcont palace for u home.
It Is said that it will surpass In grand
eur tho fnniom nimble palacn of Poi
do Alvaiado, tho multi-mlllloualie
mining man of Pnunl, whose meleoilc
ilso to fottuuo lir.s mil been unlk
that of Mr. Romeio.
BRITISH GUNNERS ARE GOOD.
Riort of Target Practice Shows lm-
London. Further roturns concern
ing the gun prnctico of the Heel have
been Issued. Thuijo reports glvo the
I emit of tho pructlco fiom G2 topedn
(UitftroyoiB with 12-pounder am; six
pounder guns and tho icsiilt of testa
with tlio lapld-ililug guns on SO ships
of tho lleet.
Tho targets usod wore six by eight
fe,rl, and the range vailed fiom 700 to
J, 000 yaids.
Tlio reports show that tho percent
OS.) of hits to rounds 111 rd bus Im
proved fiom 21.fi in 1905 to ilt.G In
IDOfi, and tho into of hits per gun per
i.ilnulo has luci eased In tlio emit' ol
the 12-poundoiH from 2.12 to n.4, and
In tho cuso of tho slx-pounders and
Hireo-poundeis, except thoso of Ylck
crn typo, fiom 1.07 to !!."C.
Threo nhip'i mount tliice-pnundova
of, Vlckors typo guns supplied wl(h
Iho telescope sight. With thin gun an
uyerngo of moiu than eight hits per
gun per minute wus made.
Alarm Clock Starts Furnace.
Wlnsted, Cnnn.W. H. Riadford,
employed In a stove store) hem, ban
tigged up a novel and simple contri
vance in his home fqr tho man wl,?
likes to sleep as Into as possible win
ter mornings and at tliu name time
have the liouso wtum when ho diofniOs
Roloio lellrlng Riadford winds ami
seta a small alarm clock and places it
In a box In hla hedioom, Tho alarm
key is left In u hoiUuntal position
and il latch is so attached to n hugo
on tho back of tho box that when the
alarm goes off It Is mloasod and drops
u sspply of coal Into (lie furnace, time
ullowlug tho Cm Iu tliu collar to uttnl
up. Chains and pulleys nre ifuu.l
liradford will uupiy for a patcUL
Home Made Bread
just like your mother
used to bKe it. That
is the kind of bread
we pride ourselves on
j baking. Try a loaf.
THE NEW1 ":
TJotli Phones North Main St.
US FOR MEAT
Wo aro r.ttll Belling- choicest
homo killed and nicely dress
ed meals arid al 1 tho "at
tachments" at prices that are
1 11 i
n. Center Sb.
Choice ' -
Send v your order for all
. kinds of fc.sd. Wc arc well
? supplied and noil ai lowest
i Itlozier & Rhoads,
Doth, Phones N. State Street 8
P mwn mwiiiMiiiiHliaS"iHWli m ill" 1 Ii W JH I
CLOSING OUT SALE
on entire stock oC
Clothing and" Furnishings
during month ol' January.
I. H. Hayfer&Co.
OR.W. H. H1NKDN2
orFIOE-Wcst Ccntor Street. ' ,
Id: huurn ti30 to lUiiO a. m. n4 liJO
to 4)30 p.m. ',
Bell Phone S20 K. aitizefts Phono
All calls promptly answered.
DR. C, G. SMITH, '
Office and rc3idcnco 594 Wc3t
Center. Office hours 7:30 to 10:30
a. m., 2:00 to r:00 p. m. Citizens
Spcclalic on diseases of children.
It is a matter
Call Up Headquarters
That's Prendorgasts. Tele
phone No. 8. Experienced
specialists ill coal,- with ex
tra facilities for supplying
the best of hard and soft
Inuncdialo doHvory for ev
ery ' hurry ordor always
meottng tho customers need.
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