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men hilu - ' - Mispot ni
Japan baa dee-idcd (hat Togo Is not
4o fy rs fur on California.
The sea serpe-nt has been seen off
Sweden by lierr Ankarkronn, It was
probably a re.'loctiou of Sits name on
Clnderolia, it appears, was a real
person, a fact which offsets In some
measure the prevalent suspicion
against Santa Claus.
The chauffeur now appears to hold
the inside track In the matrimonial
i ace, where once the coachman was
counted an easy winner.
Hark Twain gays that the American
people desire a monarchy, but then It
.Is Impossible to tell when Mark Twain
6hould be taken seriously.
It appears that some persons believe
that the czar of Russia has not yet
troubles enough, and bo they aro ac
cusing him of writing pwtry.
Once in a while it is the man that
Js unreasonable. Here is one suing
Ms wife for divorce because she did
not die, as she said she would.
' Paris is said to be startled by the
proposal of Sarah Bernhardt to play
Mephlstopheles, and yet she has been
playing it for a number of years past.
Though you struggle through the
Jungles of life, look up and behold the
mountains of success and prosperity
beckoning in the glimmering distance.
Growing social complaints about
tight wads' are bow explained. It
Is the example of King; Edward, and
must be followed if one preserves
The inhabitants of many countries
are a little uneasy lest an earthquake
should overtake them, but the danger
of an earthquake doea not worry ft
Russian officeholder a bit.
The postmaster at St. Louis says
that society women are eligible for
membership In the Ananias society.
From this it is to be seen that not all
the prevaricators are In congress.
While the congressional party of in
Testigators were on the Isthmus of
Panama an alligator tried to eat one
of the members. T5oth the alligator
and the congressman were saved.
The belief of the New Jersey wo
man that somebody was putting the
evil eye on her cow will be something
of a jolt to those optimistic souls who
claim tiiat this age Is an enlightened
The Hartford cly man who pro
poses a law preventing officials from
eervmg for more than two terms might
have had more chance of getting it
passed if he had not included senators
and representatives in his list.
If tho Jaismgroa Gaekwar, the son
of the Gaekwar of Raroda, who has
come to this conntry to prepare for
Harvard, takes advantage or the lib
erty which his absence from home
affords bim, about the first thing be
will do will be to take up the simpli
fied spelling of bis own name.
Tt is said that there are so many
practical philanthropists anxious to
eave Mrs. Russell Sage from the dis
grace of dying rich that she is afraid
to go out, and is a prisoner in ber own
tiouBe. If excess of energy is our na
tional fault, its extreme is found in
the nutnlter who are eager to gain
the good things of life without work
lug for them.
The unlucky editor nut up after
hours to do the subject Justice; be de
scribed In words that fairly limited
the brldo and her trousseau; lie made
jour mouth water In describing the
refreshments and made every one who
bad contributor) feel like a millionaire
when reading the d-scriptlon and lint
of pi'e.Miils. lie wound it all up in as
pretty a word picture as you ever read
and wrote of the Joy attending the
tffalr, says the Stafford, Kan., Repub
lican. The compositor set it up "Jay"
and tho next day one of the c'dl'or's
bent friends, who lived on R. F. 1). No.
8. took it as personal and came in and
stopped his puper and threatened to
oiop the floor with the editor.
A snowstorm in Ixndou. involves the
expenditure of a big fortune to restore
the streets to anything like a passable
condition. After the snowstorm of
January, IS!);, which approximates to
the present visitation, Nisbet lllalr,
the surveyor of St. I'anrras, said that
bis authority expended 2,472 on
snow removal. There are SS boroughs
la London, and, taking St. Panacres
as an averagslzed borough, the total
expenditure would be close upon
'70,000. This sum, says Loudon
t'hronlcle, makes no provision for the
city of Ixmdon and the total can not
fall far tdiort of 100.000. Half an
hour's rainfall at this stage would be
worth Its weight In gold.
Tulsa. Okl, bus 775 gills and "22
hoys attending school. At this rate
the second generation will not b short
on kchool teachers. I -ring live the use
If there is anything iu the report
that the north polu Is moving south
ward at the rate of 20 miles a day, It
mifht Id be ready soon to discover its
would be diM'oveivrs.
A bVamist as up before a Iondon
tr.a.i.itiate and In giilng bis testimony
he r feiied to out of t:r witnesses ar
Vi ecu Inlaw If tr.y firs I wife."
ME LONGEST COLO SPELL
Weather Bureau Says All Records
Have Been Broken.
elow Zero For Mors Than 40 Days lr
Northwext Destruction of Range
Washington. Reports received from
Montana and North Dakota have con
vinced those connected with the
weather bureau that tho destruction
of range cattle is complete. For more
than 40 days the thermometer has not
registered as high ns Jiero over a
large area, and Saturday morning a
fall of from 15 to 20 degree was re
jiorted, with a wind which blew from
60 to 00 miles an hour. It. was tho
blizzard following the extreme cold
which it Is believed will do the dam
Four days ago cattlemen from that
section of the country reported that
SO per cent of the cattle had beer de
stroyed. It Is Impossible to secure an
estimate of the fiunncial loss.
It was said at the weather bureau
that all records had been broken for
continuously low thermonietrical read
ings for any section of country here
tofore considered available for hus
bandry or catte raislug. There have,
of course, been much greater extremes
of cold in Canada, where agriculture
is followed, but In no section- of the
habitable world where agriculture has
been attmepted has the thermometei
remained below zero for ao long a per
iod as 40 days.
Storm Delays Trains,
Kansas City. Sunday was the)
most disagreeable day of the wlntei
so far. Following the sharp drop in
the temperature Saturday night a fine,
light snow began falling early Sunday
morning and continued at intervals
during the day. It was piercing cold
though the breeze was comparatively
a light one. The snow storm inter
rupted traffic over the railroads en
tering Kansas City. The Santa Fe
suffered the most with trains from the
West Rock Island trains Nos. 12 and
36 were seven and five hours late in
arriving here, and the Golden State
Limited, due at 8:40 p. m., had not
arrived -arly Monday morning. Re
ports reaching the Union depot Sun
day night stated that the snow wa
drifting through Kansas and that
traffic might be more seriously im
peded A Pioneer Nebraskan Dead.
Kearney, Neb. Moses H. Syden
ham, one of Nebraska's earliest pio
neers, dhd suddenly iiere Sunday of
heart failure, aged 80 years. Mr.
Sydenham was located at Old Fort
Kearney when It was the largest mili
tary station- on the overland emigrant
route to the West. During the Indian
wars with the Sioux and the Cheycn
nes, Ire took a prominent part and
later, as a civilian, he assisted In tho
establishment of tho state govern
ment. He published the Kearney
Herald, the first newspaper Issued on
the "great American desert."
The Buffalo Would Not Fight.
Kl Paso, Tex. Forced to return
the receipts, estimated at over $S,000,
to pay a fine of $100, and to surrender
his position, Is the penalty Felix Rob
ert, manager of the Juarez Plaza del
ores paid Sunday for failure to carry
out the programme he had advertised.
Neither the bulla nor tho buffalo bull
which was matched against a matador
would fight. Over 7,mm) eopio had
gathered to witness the battle between
the buffalo and the matador.
Would Learn Form Germans.
Shanghai. The new Chinese am-bsssi-dor
to Ilerlin, Yang Cheng, has
recommended (hat the Chinese gov
ernment send a large number of of
ficers to Germany to study the Ger
man arsenal service.
Mr. Meyer At Berlin.
Ilerlin. Mr. Meyer, the Amer
ican ambassador, hail an audleuse
Sunday of Kmpe-ror William and re
mained for luncheon with the imperial
family and the Immediate entourage of
the court. Mr. Meyer at the luncheon
was seated beside Princes Alexandra
Victoria of Kchhswlg Hosteln, finance
of I'rince August William, fourth son
of I'mperor William. Alter tin? lunch
eon the einp. rer had a long conversa
tion whh Mr. Meer.
Toklo Says Treaty Rights.
Toklo. The report t!iat a Kettle-m-
lit of the California trout-Li Is like
ly to be t ffected by the exclusion c f
latior Immigration by the Culled
Slates and Japan Is not gejieraly be
lieved here, beln consl-b red uure.n
onuble. Accoiding to the prevailing
f-ell!;g any satisfactory solution- of
Ihe controversy must be bad upon
Japan's treaty rights.
Imperial Porcelain Works Burn.
Tienton, N, J. The Imperial Por
celain works of this city burned Sun
day. The loss Is estimated at $10,-i-00,
Five Hundred Eids Approved.
Washlrgtoii. President Roosevelt
approved the hi Is of tho first 000 bid
ders on farms and town lots opened
In what lias heretofore been known us
the "Rig Pasturo" In Southern Okla
homa, bordering oi the Red river.
Saturday. The average price, of all
homesteads aa $12 un acre. Thu
money will jt" ' "n cr-dtt of the Klo
ii and Coiniuuiiche and Kiowa Aparhu
Indians, who uumher uppioxluialcly
3,(m)0. The toil umount thu Indians
will ret ho Is lit excess of f O.UUU.uOO
TRAINING ABOUT TO BEGIN.
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LESS PAY FOR RAILROADS
The Government Will Save $4,000,
000 in Mail Contract.
House Committee and Railway Rep
resentatives Have Agreed on a Ba
sis for Proposed Reduction.
A'ashlngton, D. C. A Compromise
of the proposed reduction in railway
mail pay was agreed uixjn Thursday
between representatives of various
railroads which have mall contracts
and the house committee on postoj
flces and post roads. The proposi
tion to compromise and waive a hear
ing was made through Representative
Hedge of Iowa. The bill provided for
a five per cent reduction on all con
tracts over routes averaging 48,000
pounds per day; a ten per cent re
duction on all routes averaging from
48,00 to 80.000 pounds per day: and
a flat rate of $1S per ton per mile per
year on all routes averaging more
than 80.000 pounds a day. Through
Mr. Hedge the railway men agreed to
accept this cut providing that the
fiat rate on routes over 80.000 pounds
a day be Increased to $20 a ton.
The committee agreed to Increase
the rate from $18 to $19 and this was
In addition to reducing the price
per ton which railways are to be paid
for hauling mail, which will amount
to at least $3,000,000, the committee
has approved a cut of $1,000,000 In
the amount to be paid to railways for
the rent of mall cars. The commit
tee also decided that the weight of
mall bags must not hereafter be added
to the weight of mail, In computing
the amount carried.
Oklahoma Sues for Two-Cent Fare.
Enid, Ok. Assistant Attorney
General West. Wednesday afternoon
filed suit In the district Court to com
pel the Rock Island railroad to reduce
Its paa-senger fare In Oklahoma to two
cents per mile on the ground that an
unreasonable and r-xcusalve rate wai
being charged contrary to the corpo
Aid For Chinese.
vYahlngtoii. The national Red
Cross has received from Dr. Klop
tsch, of the Christian Herald an
additional $.'-.0 for the Chinese fam
ine sufferers uud the money has be:i
ruble,! to Consul Ceneral Rodgers et
: Shanghai for the purchase of food
! Mipplies for the stibkeu people.
Ambassador Thompson Returning,
Mcxlrn rity. Culled States Am
bassador David K. Thompson left foi
the Tinted State Thursday on a leavt
! of absent- ' which he will spend in
visiting his home at Lincoln, Neb.
Hale Lectured the Senate.
Washington. The Senate session
Tuesday beuan with a lecture from
S'-nator Hale, who contended that too
much talking and not enough work
was being done.
Washington. The senate Mon
day confirmed the nomination of Rich
ard A. Palllnger of Seattle to be com
missioner of the general land office.
The Oldest Mason Dead.
Rockford, III. Otis Kddy aged 102,
dl- d Tuesday, lie was believed to bo
tba olest mason In this couutry, bar
lug been Initiated In 1
An Arctic Navigator Dead.
St. John, N. y. Captain Ar
thur Jackson, a 11 known Arctic
navigator, died here Friday, aged 64
ears. He was In eo.-nmand of the
ship which tan U-d Robert I. Peary
to Greenland lu the hitter's fiisl cm)
dltlou 111 18m;.
A Hat Factory Strike.
New York. Four thousand men
and 700 women employed In the bat
factories of the Orange, Vt. 3., district
wore i;l!c out on a strike Friday by
order ,,f tin.. National Union offici i!
i - j.
ADMIRAL DAVIS REPORTS.
The President, Admiral Evans and
Secretary Metcalf All Praise His
Actions at Kingston.
Washington, D. C. In unequivo
cal terms President Roosevelt Fri
day approved Admiral Davis' entire
action in connection with his visit
to Kingston, Jamaica, and requested
the secretary of the navy to express
to Admiral Davis bis heartiest com
mendation of all, that he did. The
long expected report of Admiral
Davis of the circumstances leading
up to the withdrawal of the fleet
from Kingston reuched tho navy de
liartment and waa at once laid before
the President. Inasmuch as the
president already has announced
that the diplomatic phase Is a closed
Incident, tho reort Itself will not bo
mah public. However, Sccrcfciry
Metcalf gave out the order of Ad
miral Kvuns .comoianderlnchlef of
the Atlantic, warmly commending
Admiral Davis for his conduct of a
siuuattcfc "which was to ay Uio
least, somewhat embarrassing."
The correspondence I supplement
ed by a strong letter of commenda
tion of Admiral DavU by the presi
dent and by Secretary Metcalf.
Will Go to Washington.
San Francisco, Calif. After a
conference at the home of Mayor
Schmltz Friday morning the mem
bers of the board of education decid
ed that the ontlre heard with Super
intendent Roncovlerl, Rn 1 Assistant
Attorney Williams, will go to Wash
ington to confer with the federal o(fl.
cials on the Japanese question. Mayor
f-'chmltz w ill also be one of the party.
Sixty-four Bodies Recovered.
Charleston, W. Vo. Sixty four
bodies of victims of tho Stuart mine
explosion havo been recovered up
to Friday llgb About 18 more
bodies are thought to be In the
wrecked mine, officers of the min
ers' union will, it is said, endeavor to
have the company prosecutl for
criminal negligence. They charge that
thi mine has been operated without
a full compliance with the state law.
Allen Buys Wichita Beacon.
Wlchlm, Kn Henry J. Allen Of
Ottawa, bought from Harry J. Hai'.iiey,
Tuesday, the Wlchlia Dally Ileacon.
Consideration about $100,000. It li
said that Mr. All-n will t.iio- posses
sion of C.ie paper in about a week. The
Deacon In the l- ading democrat la
dally In K.ms.n. It Is raid that It will
b hunted to a ri -publican paper as
s-ioii us Mr. Alb-n assumes control
Fifth Attempt to Wreck Train.
Springfield, Mo. The fifth attempt
to wreck a train on the Kans.j City.
Clinton Springfield railway wad madu
one mile south of Osceola Tu- n-l iy
night. A section foreman on bis way
to work Wednesday morning found
eight railroad spikes between rains.
The obstruction uv found In time to
prevent a wreck of the passenger
truln due In a short time.
Thaw Jury Secured.
New York. The Thaw Jury wna
completed late Friday. The selec
tion of the twelfth Juror came as a
complete surprise at the end of a
hing tedious day the eighth of ths
trial uih! Immediately after this last
member of the trial pHtiel had been
sworn l. Justice Fitzgerald adjourned
court until 10;30 O'cbMk Monday
Ask Mexican Aid.
Mexico City, Mex The Mexi
can go ernui'Wit has b-co formally
ie(ui-sted by the I'ulted States to aid
the latter In preventing undesir
able Immigrants from crohMng thu
ixudcr from Mexico Into th I'tilted
Hivana Customs Receipts,
Havana, Cuba The cut soma, re
ceipt at this port for tho month of
January amounted t $ l.CTT.'1' 0, ex
ceeding thioc fur January cf Ut year
THE DOINGS OF CONGRESS
Items of Interest From the Nation
More Ir-portant Happenings In Sen
ate and Houea During the
Washington. Senator elect Chaa.
Curtis Monday wired his resignation
to Governor Hoch of t'.ansas as a
number of the house of represent,
tives and Informed the speaker of the
house of his action. His letter' to
the seaker closes as follows: "Will
jxiii be good enough to Inform the
house of my action together with my
as.sur.mce3 of continued good wilj
nnfl good wishes for the representa
tives with whom I have long been so
pleasantly associated." Mr. Curtis
will take the oath of office ni a sen
Increase for Mail Carriers.
Washington, D. C. Senators pnld
tribute Friday to the memory of the
late Senator Arthur Piu Corman ol
Maryland. Previoua to this order
ninny bills of minor Importance were
passed. Including tho salaries of city
mail carriers, making the first year's'
salary $i',00 with an annual Increase
of $lu0 until a maximum of $l,2oo has
been reached. Another bill passes'
Increases the pension of uil Indian
war survivors from $S to $10 pet
Discussed Rivers and Harbors.
Washington, D. C. Appropria
tions for rivers and harbors again off
cupled the attention of the house Fri
c!ay. The speeches dealt laresly witis
the proposed canal from Chicago tc
St .Louis, and the deepening of th
Mississippi river from St. Louis tc
the gulf to 14 feet. Mr. Clark ol
Missouri delivered a characteristic
speech In behalf of the Misslppl rlvci
Think It Needs Investigating.
Washington. A subcommittee of
five members of the house committee
on Interstate an-.l foreign commerce
Thursday decided by unanimous vote
I to recommend to the full committee
; that a favorable report he made on the
: Livingston resolution, providing for
an Investigation of the New York
cotton exchange by the department of
Commerce aud Labor.
Will Distribute Seeds As Usual.
Witshliigtitfi. Thv' agricultural
appropriation bill occupied most of
the d.iy, III the house and as usual,
when the amendment striking out the
free distribution of fteds was re
(Mirted the members from the farming
districts outvoted those from ttm
cities, ievers- d n ruling of the halt
by a ot of l:;C to R.". ami restored
the paragraph, as has been the law for
Suiplus Accu rwiiates.
Wahlig!on. D. C. The monthly
comparative statement of government
receipts and expenditures shows tiint
for January the total receipt were
$:.',,;?.T.1!)3 and the expenditures
1 , lealng a surplus for the
month of $7, 410. c and a surplus for
tho seven months of this fiscal vcar
Chairmanship for Curtis.
Washington. D. C. Senator Miir
kctt of Nebraska Thursday n--signed
as chairman of the commit
tee on Indian deprvdatlotis and
at once appointed rhatrmau of ths
committer on Pacific railioud. Hen-
j ator Curtis of Kansas win mml-i
! chairman of the committee en Indian
I depr dat Ions.
Investigation Will Be Made.
Washington. D. C The pro-ldeut
has approted the Mil stil hoi i .lug tim
encictary of eomini-ire ni-d labor to
lnentiK.itn and report on the Indus
trial, social, moial, i-diica lotuil and
physical coiollt lou of women and chil
dren Wolkels III the lulled Sil.ll'-H.
Forty One, New Officers.
Washington. Scrret,.ry Taft
Thursday approved the recommenda
tion or the general staff for th) ajw
polntiiui.t as second lieutenant of 41
candidates fiom the rat.Us of enlisted
men of the army who have siiccs
fully parsed the examinations at Fort
Leaveiiw oi tb.
Burton to Be Collector.
Washlngti-n,, D. C Charles der
mal n limtoli of Nevada, Mo, ex
member of congicss and for years a
republican leader In Missouri will
succe- d Charles W. Roberts a col
lector of internal revenue for the
Western Missouri district Aptil I.
On the Trail of the Paper Trust.
Washington. D. C. Represents
the Johp Sharp Williams of Missis
sippi, introduced it bill In th lions
Wednesday for Su Investigation by
the department of commerce and la
bor of tho m culled "paper trust."
Wilt Vote on Smoot Case.
Washington. Resides fixing Feb
ruary 20 as the day to vote on tim
declaration that Senator R--.! Hmoot
of I'tah Is not entitled to his seat,
passing a bill appropriating $?.0 m,
0o0 fn confine the Colorado liver to
Its hanks and another pSarli- the
inatiiigeinent of the Panama rullway
ifhdcr th Isthnmln canal commission
thu hell a ','.1 Wednesday listened to utl
extended spei h by Sctiu'or Cait.-r of
Molilalia In iiliictsni of the secretary
of the lute) lor bio another by Heua,
bY l!c)Lii!u t i th i s .'lit- vnd
Sec. Shaw Makes a Suggestion for the
Employment of American Labor
en Free Raw Material,
Concord, N. H. Reoietary Siiaw
pok before the New Hamplilm
Hoard of trade here Wednesday even.
Ing oil the subject, "A foreign Market
for American Labor." lie developed
an Ids a of bonded factories on a largt
scale, saying In part:
"Merchandise can now be produced
from ImiKirted material In bonded fac
tories. It seems to be safe end wise
to carry the logic of this provision one
step further and have bonded or free
"Without attempting a lengthy elab
oration of the Idea I content myself
with throwing out the Fucuestions.
Suppose Instead of n bonded factory
we bond a well defined section of
land containing several thousaud
seres. Within this bonded territory
all kind of fncto'.lt-s could be en
tered without the payment of duty.
This port fchould of course contain
no dwellings. I would allow free coal
and every other element of manufac
ture, except Inbor, to be entered fre
"In other words, this tree port should
be a great consumer of American la
bor, the product of which under the
most encouraging conditions, should
be for export and for exjiort only. 11
It was removed from the port tot
the purpose of domestic consumption
It should pay the same duty !U it im
ported from abroad.
EIGHTY DEAD IN COAL MINE.
No One Arle to Enter the Shaft After
the Accident Because of
trie Deadly Cas.
Charleston. W. Va. With a d
tonation heard for u-il"S and hurl
lug d bris hundreds of feet in the air
dust in the Stuart mine near Fayettes.
ille, exphubil Tuesday afternoon
bringing a terrible death to 80 or mor
men who were at work Ct'O feet le
low the surface. There la no chauc
that any will be taken out alive, foi
It Is thought that the terrific forrt
of ttie explosion snuffed out tlieii
lives Instantly, it will not be jmsslbW
for recuers to reach the bottom ol
shaft for 48 hours.
The dUasler Is perhaps the worst it
the number of killed, in the hlitor)
of this state. M.st of the men wcrt
Americans and many of them wer
married and had large families. Thert
were a dozen or more colored inl
and about 1'0 aliens among the vie
tlms. The lescuo work was begun ai
s.k ii as the shaft house could be re
palrd. About to hours after the ex
plosion three men were lowered Intc
the shaft In mi Improvised bucket. Ho
fine descending 60 feet two w er over
come and the third was barely able tc
give the signal to hoist. Further at
tempts were ul an loned.. Air was ni;i
plied lo the mine by several !.i,-
fans .but the mechanism was ihimat-ec
and the funs were Idle about w
Thaw Jurors Excused.
New York. Sensutlons wer. fre
quent In the Thaw murder trial Thur
day mvl before the two sessions ci.
court bad ended three sworn Juror
had been released from further For
vice lu the cae, making five In all
summarily excused from til" Irta'
panel during th last three da.
Three satisfactory talesmen were
found to replace these so that w h t
the rapidly shift Itig hltuatlon under
went a survey ut the close of the day
there were n'laiti eb-ven men in Ihe
Jury box, the same numb-r Unit had
bwn seated lit the clow of W-dnes
Santa Fe to Issue Bonds.
Top.kn. Kns -- Ry almost unanl
mnus couth-lit th slock bolder o
the Ati hi ion. Topefca ti stiltl Fe rafl
way d -elded In favor of lie- Issuance
of $:iS.iioii,ii.in pt t , nds Out of 1.1'iS.
tU5 sbariB represen'cl nil hut l.'fl
we-- f.ivorabl to the P-sne Only
f I.".. O-i.i.i mi) of these h.m In ni e to be
pill nil lb- nv-rket nt the piesent
lltne. The purpose of IhU lssu- of
bonds Is to secure C:ipi!..J for lh lm
proveno nt of the proil and Hie CX
ten-ii-n of cerl.iln llm s
For Sep.irste Submission.
tliithrl-. Ok - The Prohibitionists
were roiiti d Friday morning In the
contention nud they fell In line with
tho kiibuilssioiilstH and rattled tha
Rose amendment proxldiiig f--r sepa
rate submission at the time- of the
ratification or rejection of the constitution-
The Rose amendment car
rled by a vote of S5 to l'j.
Jumped Track on Bridge.
Davenport. Iowa. The doldeii
State Limited passenger train on the
Rock Islaivl railroad, Jumped thu
track Friday sCeinoon em the bildx
eiver the Mississippi rhe-r here. Tb
cause was n broken nxle. f ive coaches
We re derailed and diimaged by bump
ing Into the sides e-f tho bridge. No
body was Injured.
Five Years for $5,000.
St. Iritis, Mo --Charles II. Kverty,
formerly teller lu the St. Ixiuis Cnhui
Trust company, pleaded guilty Fri
day t.i a chaige of e-mbeHing $5,000
fremi the trust company and n
tenced to fle ears In the p tilten-tiary.
Killed by a Falling Tree.
Concordia, Kan. Peter Col
letto, a will known fanner teK1
Inst lour this city, struck atil
V-libd b. a fee whllte f'lltlititt tlui-
l-er 1 l.inJ.-.y i.", riio..a.