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VOIT. -MI. NO. 275.
BOCK ISIiAKD, ILIi., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEJNIBEB 9, 1903.
PKICE TWO CENTS.
Situation at Beirut
SAYS ADMIRAL COTTON
Details Received of the
Attack on Consul
Washington, Sept. 9. The navy de
partment has received the following
cablegram from Rear Admiral Cotton
dated Beirut, Sept. 7: "Violence and
bloodshed between Mohammedans anil
native Christians occurred at Beirut
Sunday. Six Creek Christians, two
Mohammedans and one Turkish soldier
were killed; three Greek Christians,
three Mohammedans and throe Turkish
soldiers were wounded seriously.
Other murders are reported. A flag
lieutenant and the United States con
sul were present Sunday and Monday
In the disturled quarter, and verify the
details of this statement. The Turk
ish government willingly afforded facil
ity for their investigation, and a guard,
an1 promises of 1,K) more Turkish)
Prepared to Land a Force.
"The Turkish soldiers present are
sufficient, if proierly disposed of, to
handle the situation at Beirut, which
was well patrolled and quiet Sunday
night and today. The. Turkish gover
nor promises to do all In his power
to restore authority. Many houses are
closed and business is suspended. I
have prepared to land a force for the
protection of American" citizens if the
situation demands. Will act with cau
tion. The present trouble 'Is due to
animosity between the Mussulmans
a.nd native Christians, and failure to
No New Instructions for Cotton.
It was stated at the navy depart
ment that no mew instructions had
gone to Admiral Cotton la consequence
of the foregoing. Instructions sent to
Minister Irishman contemplate that
he keep the estate department eon.star.t
ly informed as to viae situation, that
the department may know to what ex
tent protection is being afforded United
States citizens. The president has
been advised of the facts reported to
ATTACK ON MAGELSSEN DETAILED
Turk. Arrest a Young Christian Who Haa
a T07 Pistol, as the Assailant.
Berlin, Sept. 9. The Egyptian Gaz
ette, published at Alexandria, Egypt,
has printed details regarding the re
cent attack on United States? Vice
Consul Magelssen. It says that Ma
gelssen was riding home In a hired car
riage in the evening, when, on pass
ing a street near the Has Eeirut (a
headland about three miles from
Beirut, on which stand the buildings
of the. American mission) he heard
rounds of pistol tiring. He turned
round to see whence the shots came
and a bullet whizzed past his face.
The vice consul at once had the car
riage stopped and jumped out to dis
cover his assailant, but could see no
The following day he went to the
government office, where lie met the
Italian consul and the Austrian consul,
who had come to complain about bur
glaries -in their housm The governor
ordered an investigation of the attack
on Magelssen, but the only result was
the arrest of a young Christian, who
had attended a marriage on the pre
vious night and in whose possession
was found a toy pistol. The United
States vice consul indignantly refused
o accept the arrest of this man, and
decided to visit his brother-im-law,
United States consul general, wttio was
staying in the mountains to the north
The Egyptian Gazette mentions that
three mouths before Magelssen was at
tacked by men in Turkish uniforms,
but whom by his strength he put to
flight. It adds that there is little pub
lie safety in, Beirut, and that It Is -very
tfangerous for Europeans to appear on
the streets at night. Murder and pil
lage are daily occurrences, and many
families have, therefore, moved to
Unquiet In Syria.
Paris, Sept. 9. The following tele
.prjm has been received from Cairo:
"Disquieting rurgors are current as
regards the situation in Syria. Bed
ouins arriving here from The Arish
desert say the Druses are in arms and
fears are entertained of a massacre
Official reports from Beirut show a
growing gravity in the situation there.
Another christian was killed yester
day, Turkish soldiers are making
common cause with the Mussclmans
Not to Rash to Panama Under Idea
Canal Work Will Soon
I'airs Sept. V. The president of
the council of ministers has sent a let
ter to the prefects throughout France
directing them to warn the ieop!e
against ill-advised immigration to the
isthmus of Panama in expectation of
an early resumption of work on the
The president quotes the French
consul at Panama as saying that inany
Europeans and inhabitants of the
French colonies are arriving there, and
the consul points out that the country
is very unhealthy and plunged In com
plete misery. Caution is also given
against the establishing of commercial
enterprises without full knowledge of
Desires to Save Bannockburn From
the Hands of Build
era. London, Sept. 9. It is reported An
drew Carnegie is negotiating for the
purchase of the famous battlefield of
Bannockburn, near Stirling, Scotland,
in order to save it from falling into
the hands of builders.
during attacks on christians. The
French residents are becoming terri
fied and have abandoned their homes
and sought refuge at the French col
lege, where between 400 and 500 refu
gees are now gathered.
The vali of Beirut has proved him
self too weak and incomjK'tent to deal
with the situation, thereiore Nesim
Pasha, vali of Damascus, has been or
dered to assume direction" of affairs
Admiral Cotton Notes Improvement.
Washington. Sept. 9. The navy de
partment has received a cablegram
from Admiral Cotton dated at Beirut
yesterday saying there, was no seri
ous disturbance in Beirut Monday
night. The situation is improving
and public feeling is growing quieter.
Imposing; Fu.ueral Procession.
Jules, Mich.. Eept. '.. The most im
posing procession ever -een here on
such an occasion was that which was
held at Edwin S. Williams' funeral.
M:sons and Knight Templars came
from. Grand Itapids. Kalamazoo, Ben
ton Harlior. St. Joseph. Buchanan, and
Soiivh I'eiid. and li3 swords were in
the line. Representative Hamilton re
turned from his European trip just in
time for the obsequies.
Doctor IT as Ready with a Onn.
Mt. Clemens. Mich.. Sept. 0. Huld
rich Grosser, aged 14, jumped over old
Dr. Abner Ilayward's fence to get an
apple. The aged doctor was ready
with his gun and, it is said, he sent a
charge of tine shot into the boy's legs.
For this irregular surgical operation
he fa awaiting examination on Friday
next on a charge of an assault with
Intent to do great bodily harm. He
has given $1,000 bail.
New Railroad Opened for freight.
Detroit, Mich., Sept. if. The Grand
Trunk and Clover Leaf railroads have
pened for traffic the Detroit and To
ledo Shore Line railroad, which they
jointly control. For the" present only
freight will be handled over this line.
Tattle Is Now Senior Bishop.
New York. Sept. 1). lit. Ilev. Daniel
Sylvester Tuttle, bishop of Missouri,
has become senior bishop of the Prot
ista nt Episcopal church by the death
of lit: Bev. Thomas March Clark, bish
op of Rhode Islnad.
Traveling; Engineers In Council.
Chicago. Sept. 9. A four days' ses
sion of the eleventh annual conven
tion of the Traveling Engineers' asso
ciation has opened here, with more
than 300 delegates in attendance.
Company Rejects the License.
J.finesvllle,Wis., Sept. 0. The .Tanes
vllle Traction company has officially
announced that it will not build t'he
proposed $1,000,000 line from .Tanosvlllc
to Madison, owing to the clause in the
license, which made Its line thirty-five
instead of fifty years. The company Is
backed by a Cleveland syndicate.
Last to Look Upon Webster's Face.
Madisn. Wis., Sept. 9. Ilenry C.
Delano, of Marshfleld, Mass., died of
paretics here, while he was vlsKIng
his granddaughterMr. II. W. Keeley.
For thirty yean he was employed by
Daniel Webster and was the last to
look on the great statesman's face,
closing the lid on the coffin.
Bryan Falls to Sea Johnson.
Cleveland. O., Sept. 1J. William J.
Bryan arrived here from the east and
called at the city hall for a conference
with Mayor Johnson. The latter was
out of the city, however, and Bryan
subsequently left for Toledo.
011,11.000,000 Gallons, on Fire.
Port Arthur, Tex., Sept. 9. The
Standard Oil company's steamer City
f Ererit, loaded with 12,000,000 gal
lons of olL caught fire from an expl
En Route from Syracuse He
Stops at Richmond Hill
and Makes a Speech,
WHICH IS NEARER BEING A SERMON
Glad to See Theui All, Especially the
Mothers with Babies Com.
pliments Jacob Kits.
New York, Sept. 9. When the spe
cial train carrying the president home
from Syracuse reached Richmond Hill
a large crowd cheered him heartily.
All the Sunday school children of the
villages, each carrying a United
States flag: representatives of the
Twentieth Century club and the Rich
mond Hill Republican club and a big
gathering of townspeople joined in the
welcome to the president when the
JACOB A. RIIS.
train pulled in at the station. Flags,
hats and handkerchiefs were waved
and the enthusiasm was tremendous.
The president and Jacob Riis appeared
on the pl.it form of the last car. where
Illls bade goodby to the president and
he fhen alighted from the car. Dr.
Kimball, president of the Twentieth
Century club, then advanced and made
a ishort speech of welcome to the pres
ident. Compliments Jacob Riis.
The president said In reply: "I wish
I could talk better to all of you. but
I will ask you to have a little patience
for one moment while I thank you
for having come out to greet me. I
am glad to see all of you. and allow me
to say that I am most glad to see those
who carry small folks in their arms.
Laughter and applause. You know
I am very fond of Mr. Riis, and the
reason Why is leeiiue when I preach
about decent citizenship I can turn to
him and think he has practiced just
what I have leen preaching. lAn
plauso. "Lies In the Application Out"
"The worth of any sermon lies in the
way in which that sermon can be, and
is applied In practice. Of course. I am
glad to have the chance of being with
a man wlio shows by his life that he
knows how practically to aply the
spirit of decency unaccompanied by
mournfulnes or false pretenses of any
kind, or any weakness. I want to see
men decent: I want to see them net
square; I want to see them work."
FIRST DUTY; THEN PLEASURE
More Enjoyment That Way, the President
Believes Arrives at Home.
After saying that what he had pre
viously said did not mean, that he liked
to see people have grim faces, the
president proceeded: "I want to see ev
ery one enjoy themselves, men, women
and children. , 1 believe in play; I be
lieve in happiness, and' In the joy of
living; but I do not believe in the life
that is nothing but play. I believe that
you have a-thousand fold more enjoy
ment if work comes first, but make
your time to 'play. also. I bt lieve in
cheerfulness as well as in decency, and
honesty. And in .the next place I be
lieve In the good man who can fight if
it Is necessary .applause as yu
fought iu the civil war.
"Now, Jake Riis never could have
been of any use in the police depart
ment if lie hud always carried on a
rosewatr revolution. Unless a man
has the stuff in him, the fact that lie is
a decent fellow does not count. If he
is nut decent, then the stronger he is
the worse he is as a citizen. I want
to say how deeply touched I am at your
coming out to greet me, and I want
you to understand that you give me
strength of heart when, you come in
this way. I greet you all. I am glad
to see the grown up people of Rich
mond Hill, and I am even more glad to
see the children." Cheers and ap
plause. Oyster Day, L. I., Sept. 9. Presi
dent Roosevelt arrived here at 1):."7. He
was driven direct to Saga more Hill.
Prior to his return to Washington for
the winter the president will make one
more trip, attending the dedication of
the New Jersey monument on the bat
tlefield of Antietam. He wil leave Oys
ter Bay on Wednesday, Sept.' 16, on
the naval yacht Sylph, devoting the
greater part of the day to a visit of in
spection to the immigrant station on
Ellis island, New York bay.
Atmidnight he will leave Jersey City
on a special train for Antietam in com
pany with Governor Murphy, of New
Jersey, a nd . other, persons .of - nroml-
Servian People Favor
Arrested Army Officers.
Calls for Murderers'
Ilel grade, Sept. 9. The Servian ar
my officers reeently arrested succeed
ed today in publishing a new procla
mation calling on all officers to stand
together in demanding most severe
punishment for the murderers. of King
Alexander and Queen Draga. The i
fieers declare either they or the mur
derers must leave .the service. The
proclamation concludes by calling for
cheers for King Peter.
Public Takes Sides.
The Servian public now c penly takes
sides with the arrested ollicers and
demands their release. Great dissat
isfaction prevails oil account of the
appointment of (Jen. Gynkies, one of
the chief conspirators, to command
of the army division of Nish.
Candy Manufacturers at Chicago
Lock Out Two Thousand .
Chicago. Sept. '.). Acting upon ad
vice of the Chicago Kinployers asso
ciation 14 candy manufacturing con
cerns were closed ti'dav and between
1..10O and U'.OtMl por, us thrown out of
work. This is a result of Ihe strike
action taken by the candymakers'
union yesterday. The employers say
the lockout will continue until the
eandvmakcrs dissolve their union and
return to work as individuals.
TWELVE HURT IN
A WRECK ON RAIL
Two of Them Fatally When Trains
$ Try to Occupy Same Piece
Joplin. Mo., Sept. 1. A bad wreck
occurred on the 'Frisco, one mile south
of Raster Springs. Kan., in which
twelve ieople were Injured, two fatal
ly. A local passenger train ran Into
a freight train standing on the main
track. The fatally Injured are an un
known colored woman and an Invalid
white woman, who were traveling with
two Finall children. '
The following persons were Injured:
J. E. Omsby. Newton. TVnik. nose
broken; David J. Itnss, Farmlngton,
Mo., bruised about head; It. A. row el I,
Columbus. 1 Kan., leg hurt; Frank Mc
Mary, Catoosa, I. T.. head hurt; Mary
Taylor, Lyon'ille, la., head cut and
badly bruised ulut face; II. J. Morri
son. Mapleton. Kan., lip cut and sev
eral teeth knocked out; Joseph II. Cox.
Metz, Mo., head and face Injured;
Oharles W. Fruits, Galena. Kan., side
lmdly injured; Thomas W. Robinson,
Doe Run. Mo., back sprained; W. II.
Barnes, Cherry vale, Kau., nose broken.
THOUSAND MILE BICYCLE
RECORD FOE WOMEN BEATEN
Rest on, Sept. 9. The world's cycle
record for wojiicn"of 1.00O miles was
broken today. . Miss Sadie Knowiton.
of this city, finished a circuit of that
distance in 90 hours and 5 minutes,
lowering the former record :$ hours
and 15 minutes. . j
nence in tnat ebtewho will partici
pate the next day In-the ceremonies at
tending the dedictitim of the monu
ment erected on the field In memory of
the New Jersey'' soldiers who fell In
Had Taxes BUng- Dodged.
Danville, 111., Seps 1). Cases involv
ing taxes to the anfount of $2,500,000
will be argued this week in the circuit
court. Mandamus suit on behalf of
the people has been brought by Lincoln
Payne against the board of review.
Some time ago the board engaged a
dan to ferret out tax dodgers. Accord-
ing to his report there are 200 persons
In Danville, including some of the most
wealthy residents,, who owe taxes'.
The Investigation . was carried on as
fur back as 1JSS0, t . .
Umpire of the Anthracite Con cil
iation Board Reports His
MBS LOSE ON AH IMPORTANT POINT
Companies May Not De Limited in
Their Klght to Discharge for
Any Cause Except One.
Scrantou, Pa., Sept. 0. Hon. Carroll
D. Wright, the umpire to whom was
referred the live disputes between the
opeartons and miners' representatives
on the board of conciliation appointed
under the provisions of the anthracite
mine strike commission has tiled his
findings with T. D. Ni4hoIIs. secretary
of the board. The most important of
the findings is on the matter of the
discharge of men, based on the al
leged unjust discharge of William
Mowrey against the Philadelphia and
Reading Coal and Iron company.
Bight to Quit or Discharge.
Leading up to the final award the
umpire stiys: "Taking the rulings of
the court, the assertion of the anthra
cite coal strike commission, the clauses
In the agreement made by and with
Ihe nUlted Mine Workers of America,
and the admissions of the different
members of the board of compilation,
whether on. the one side or the other,
there can be no doubt that a man
ha 11 right to quit the service of l is
employer whenever he sees-' fit. wivh or
witluouf giving any cause, provided he
gives proper notice, and that the em
ployer has a perfect right to employ
and discharge men in accordance with
the conditions of his industry; that he
is not obliged to give any cause for
discharge, but that he should as in the.
reverse case, give proper notice.
Sustains the Kight of the Company.
"This, right to discharge must, there
fore, lie sustained. Any other view of
the case would result in eomielling
men to work for an employer when
they did not wish to, and thus en
slave them; then, on the other hand, it
would comiel employers to employ
men whether they had work for them
or not, and whether the men were In
competent or not, and would thus stag
nate business and work to the injury
of all other employes."
Both Parties in the Wrong.
He finally says: "That in the par
ticular cause of William Mowrey it
would have been ln tter and more ju
dicious if the foreman had kept bet
ter control of his temier, and thus
allowed Mowrey to behave more rea
sonably. All discharges a.i all quit
tals should Ik made on a reasonable
basis. The oniplo3-cr and the employe
should treat each other with justice,
and with a desire to preserve ieaco.
Attempts s'hould be made in all such
cases to adjust the matter between the
employer or employes effected and a
superintendent, and such a tempt was
not made In this case. To this extent,
therefore, there was a violation of
award No. 4 by both the petition and
Rock Men Get No Raise.
In the mater of the rate men the
umpire decides against them in their
demand for an advance, as they were
not parties to the submission of the
strike maters to the anthracite com
mission. Strike Averted on the World's Fair.
St. Louis. Sept. !. A general strike
among union, workmen at the World's
fair grounds wss threatened- as a re
sult of differences Ix-tween carKMiters
and the Neyers Construction company,
which is building the Intramural rail
way. Two thousand earjienters quit
work because of the employment by
the contractors of several non-union
men. A trine wtis reached when the
contractors suspended the men who
were objcted to.
Nice Matrimonial Mlr-Cp.
Des Moines. Ia., Sept. 9. Rev. F. C.
Loniack has been arrested for bigamy
upon Information of his wife, from
whom he Is trying to secure a divorce
on a charge involving his brother. Mrs.
Loniack asserts her husband was mar
ried to Mary Garluin at tihe time he
nitirritd her. The court records here
show his marriage to lnith women, but
show 110 divorce from his first wife. In
the divorce proceedings Mrs. Loniack
has tiled a cross-petition accusing her
evangelist husband of drunkennessand
cruel and Inhuman treatment.
Likely to Urlng on the War.
London. Sept. it. A 'dispatch to a
news agency from Constantinople says
the Turkish government is preparing a
circular to the powers calling attention
to the attitude of Bulgaria, ait
ing the Intention of the government to
pursue armed Rulgarian bands In Ma
cedonia, and ev;n into Rulgarian ter
ritory. fetore Manufactory Burned.
Dakjville, lnd.. Sept. U. The Ideal
Stove and Foundry company's plant
was destroyed by fire. The loss is esti
mated at $10,000. About 280 stoves
belonging to the Chicago Stove and
Range company were destroyed.
Will Stop the Boxing Game.
St. Louis. Sept. 9. Chief of Police
Kiley announces that he has decided
to stop boxing at the West End club
and other, local resort9. He came to
this conclusion after a conference with
Circuit Attorney Folk.
Those Who Have Child Think Parent
Has Deserted Her Little
Chicago, Sept. 9. Somewhere in this
Wide world is a lost mother. Iler name
Is Mrs. Margaret MacMaboin. No one
seems to know where she is, so Miss
L. E. Turner, superintendent of the
Chicago Nursery and Half Orphau
Asylum, has advertised for her. If
Mrs. MacMahon does not respond to
the advertisement by next Tuesday her
son Seymour, a bright loy, years
old, must leave the institution where
he has been for a year. He is now
spending two weeks with a woman
who took pity 0:1 him. ,
"Mrs. MacMahon doubtless has de
serted the little one," said the assist
ant matron of the institution. She left
him here a year ago. and we have not
hAird from her since. It is a rule that
a parent must pay no cents a week for
the support of a child and visit it at
least once a month. The baby will be
taken before Judge Tuthill on Tues
day, when arrangements will be made
for his adoption into some good home."
MAN SETS FIRE TO
HOTEL FOR REVENGE
Miscreant Imperils Lives of Inmates
of St. Louis Build
ing. St. Louis, Sept, 9. With a torch as
Ilia weapon some person, supposed to
be the agtnt of asec-et society, sought
revenge upon Joseph ISova, a saloon
keeper, and endangered the lives of
Their safe escape was due solely to
CarloDlaraghi.3 years old, who, awak
ening frightened, aroused his mother.
The alarm was sounded instantly and
the inmates of the blazing building es
caped Justin time. Tne building, a two
story structure of wood, was destroyed,
v.ilh its contents.
MURDER OF A BABY
Gets Three Persons Into Jail. One of the
Culprits Being a Tonns;
Shell.yville. lnd.. Sept. 9. William
Sanders, ex-state fi-h commissioner,
and Mrs. Hattie Talbert, a young wid-
w, and Marvin Hill have been ar
rested on the charge of murdering the
new born balio of Eva Cochran, a
girl of IT years. Sanders and Mrs.
Talbert are In Jail. Mrs. Talbert made
a full confession, implicating the moth
er and Sanders, as wrll as two others
who have not been arrested.
The girl says that Marvin Hill, a
Wealthy young farmer. Is the father,
but lwr parents would not permit them
to marry. 1 1 ill was released, there be
ing mo evideiMV connecting him with
the crime. The girl was taken in a
buggy by Mrs. Talbert twelve miles
to her home. It Is t'he opiulon of the
officers that the infant's murder was
premeditated, and that Mrs. Talbert.
Panders and Miss Cochran planned
and committed the crime.
DEATH OF A PIONEER
Bad Reached the Ripe Art of 93 Tesis
Before the limiuosi Ar
Alma. Mich., Sept. 9. Death Lap
claimed one of the oldest pioneers of
Gratiot county In the pern of It. A.,
Dflavan of this village. Delavun had
reached the age of 9.1. lie come to
Alma in 1S70, engaged In business,
erected an elevator and furnished at
that time the first and only jiruhi mar
ket in the county. He built t'he irst
brick structure in the village, a two
story building, which Is oipied by
his two sous at the present time.
He was a Republican and active in
politics and a devout member of the
Episcopal church. A few year ago
his eyesight . began to fail and for
nearly two year he was blind, but his
brain was clear up to the time of
his death, and it was always a great
pleasure to him when old acquaint
lie Let Ills Uorse Decide.
Indianapolis. Sept. it. Mrs. Ralph
E. Rrown. of Hendricks county, in her
suit for divorce, charges that her bus
baud let a horse select his wife. She
and Rrown were married in August
last ami separated in Deeeinlier. She
says that Rrown w& paying atten
tions to a woman in Indianapolis and
she herself lived in Clayton. On the
day fixed for the wedding Rrown got
into his buggy, undecided whether to
marry her or the Indianapolis girl.
He dropped the reins over the dash
board and left the dec! ;ion to the
horse, which turned off at the Clayton
road, thus deciding the defendant in
his choice of a wife.
Haadsome Gift for Webster City.
Webster City, la., Sept. 9. Mrs.
Kendall Young, of this city, who died
at a sanatorium at Battle Creek, Mich.,
leaves a will which conveys to the city
property valued at $200,000 to be used
for library purposes. Twenty-five
thousand dollars is to be used for the
building, and $173,000, or the remain
der of the estate, will be devoted to its
Indictments in Postoffico
IN COUNSEL'S HANDS
Beaver and Machenare
Held on Conspiracy
New York. Sept. 'J. Seventeen addi
tional indictments against persons
said to be implicated in jM,stofhcer
frauds have been turned over tt
Charles .T. Konaparte. of Raltimore,
who has been retained by the govern
ment iu prosecute nearly two scon)
of its employes.
High Otticlals Named.
Washington, Sept. 'J. Among tins
persons indicted yesterday by the fed
eral grand jury in connection with
the postal investigation are George
V. Reavers and August Y. Machen,
the latter on a new set of facts. The
-harges in both cases are understood
to be conspiracy.
While ollicials refuse to disclose the
names of the four remaining iH,rsns
indicted yesterday, it is said none of
them is or has been connected, with
the postofiice department, though mno
is a man of some prominence.
It is stated at the city hall today
that the climax of the investigation is.
to come shortly when a persou not
connected with the depart incut, but.
equally well known as the postmaster
general himself, will undoubtedly be
indicted for complicity in the post
Toronto. Sept. !. Leopold Stern
surrendered himself to the police this
afternoon. It is understood he will
fight extradition. -
FRATERNAL SOCIETIES WILL
COMBINE FOR PROTECTION
A .movement has been inaugurated
among the fraternal orders represent
ed in I'ock Island to form a combine,
the object of which shall be to pro
tect the principle which back of all
the societies from any attacks which
may be made upon them.
The fraternal order' has always
been the legitimate prey of the old
line insurance agent. For many years,
there was much reason for the at
tacks thus made. This time has pass
ed, however, and nowadays fraternal
orders as a class are doing business
on a sale basis, one which makes it.
possible for them to have logical hope
of permanency. Nearly three-fourths
of the orders now represented in Hock
Island are on the reserve fund ba.-i
and legislation has been taken by
many which practically places them
on the basis of old line insurance as
The doing away with the canst; has
not done away with the effect and it
is claimed there are many agents for
old line companies who seek to get
business bv running down and de
nouncing as insecure the policies is
sued by the fraternnls. The more re-t
liable class of insurance agents do
not indulge in this sort of tactics, but
those who do are a constant source oC
annoyance to the fraternal workers.
Many of the leading in-uriince or
ders of the northwest are represented
here, and they could organize effectu
ally for this purpose. Seeral of the
leaders locally have talked the propo
sition over and it is the present in
tention to call a meeting of the local
fraternal leaders and consider theJ
matter full v.
RUSSIA POSTPONES THE
DATE SET FOR EVACUATION
Yokahoma, Sept. 9. A l'ekin tele
gram, senii-ollicially confirmed at To
kio. says the Russian minister has
proposed a postponement of the evac
uation of the Kirin and Amur dis
tricts of Manchuria, which was set)
for Oct. S.
o Passengers liadlr Hurt.
Carbondale, 111.. Sept. !. At Cralgs,
a siding thirty miles north of this city,
on the Illinois Central railroad. No.
04. the fast train from New Orleans,
north-hound, ' was. wrecked, the train
turning on its side. No passenger
were seriously hurt.
She Of course, he bored me awfully,
but I don't think I showed it. Every,
time I yawned I just hid it with my.
lie (trying to be gallant) Really.
I don't see how a hand so small could"
er hide er that is beastly weather
we're having, isn't it? Philadelphia!