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VOL. LIJI. NO. 5.
BOCK ISLAND, ILL,., VV JEDNJESDAY, DJiCJSMBEIl 33, 1903.
PKICE TWO CENTS.
Settlement of theTrouble
bia. A DIPLOMAT DECLARES
Question of Panama
Washington. Dee. 2.1. The following
cablegram was received at the navy
department today from Hear Admiral
Coghlan, dated at Colon: "The May
flower reports it met with the Pinzon
carrying 300 men and ammunition
hound for the base at Titumati."
TTashington. Ioe. 2.".. '-Refusal by
the 1'nited States to consent to a
proposition from Colombia for a refer
ence of the Painuma question to The
Hague tribunal is expected, and will
be fully approved by the European
powers." This statement was made
to a representative of the Associated
Press by a European ambassador of
high rank and influence. It has al
ready been made in substance, though
in rather more diplomatic language, to
Ceneral Rafael Reyes, the Colombian
minister, who is expected in his forth
coming note to the state department
to suggest The Hague tribunal as the
proper place for the settlement of the
Panama Chapter Is Closed.
"Whether the knowledge that the re
fusal of such a request, so far from
prejudicing the European i lowers
against the Washington government
will call forth their emphatic indorse
ment will cause General Keyes to modi
fy his note is not yet certain. The
ambassador quoted, in explaining the
ittitiule of European powers, said:
"Panama is a closed chapter In the
history of nations and The Hague court
is not the place for settled questions,
but for pending problems, which are
referred to it with the full approval of
nil the parties interested.
Oueslion Ruled Out at The Hague.
"When Russia, (Jermany and Franco
recognized the independence of Pana
ma they set their seal of approval on
the prompt action of the Washington
government in pledging itself to guar
antee and maintain the independence
of the republic it had previously rec
ognized. Nations can hardly be ex
pected to settle questions of sovereign
ty or national honor at The Hague.
Moreover, in my opinion it would not
be within the province of the Wash
ington government to grant such a
request from Colombia. It is to Pan
ama, not to Washington, that Colom
bia should, take such a proposition.
One Question Coulil Go There.
"There is. however, a question be
tween Colombia and Pa noma which
with all propriety might be referred
to The Hague, and to which reference
the 1'nited States will scarcely offer
objection. It is the question of the as
sumption by Panama of a part of the
Colombian debt. If General Reyes
should ask the United States to use its
good offices to have this matter brought
before The Hague Panama might unfe
ly acquiesce in such a proposition."
For Colombia to do this, "however,
would Ie for her to recognize Pana
liiirhnuati Arrive at Colon.
Colon. Dec. 'Si. William T. Ruchan
an. the United States minister to the
republic of Panama, lias arrived here,
and immediately took a train for Pan
ama in company with United States
Coirsul Gudger, who came to Colon to
receive the minister.
POPE PIUS GIVES FIRST
RECEPTION TO CARDINALS
Koine. Dec. 2'.i. The pope received
all cardinals and high prelates today.
They exchanged the season's greet
ings. The function was unusually in
teresting, as it was the first of the
kind under the present pontiff.
Company Proposes to Install Pneumatic
Tube Service Between the Large Cities
Chicago, Dee. 23. A letter mailed in
Chicago af noon will he in New York
at 7 o'clock in the evening, if a con
cern, which plans to come before the
council for a franchise, makes good
its promises. It is the Universal
Pneumatic Transmission company,
with offices at 2.51 Canal street. The
concern has secured a franchise in
St. Louis and will seek trade and at
tention from the Louisiana Purchase
exposition. It operates by the vacu
um system, and the concern claims to
JAPAN REJECTS MOST
OF THE VITAL POINTS
Report ConcernioK Recent Reply to
Russia's Last Proposi
tion. Tokio. Dec. I!:!. It is asserted in
official circles here that the Japanese
reply to Russia rejects the fundament
al points at issue, which are under
stood to includ? mutual guarantees fer
the preservation of Chinese and
Korean sovereignty while seeming
their individual interests. The situa
tion is graver than since the com
mencement of the negotiations, but is
still susceptible to a pacific solution if
Russia will quickly reconsider her re
ply. London. Dee. 2.". The Japanese cen
Pul general jn London said to the As
sociated Press: "I share the view of
P.aron Hayashi the Japanese minis
ter to Great Britain that war Avill
not break out. In view of the secrecy
with which the negotiations have been
conducted at Tokio and St. Petersburg
it seems to me that many of the re
ports reaching this country concerning:
what has been going on are based on
KILLS WOMAN AND
TAKES OWN LIFE
Kansas City Man Would Not Allow
Housekeeper to Marry
Kansas City. Dec. '2'.). Samuel W.
Lee. aged :!0, shot and killed his sister-in-law.
Florence Lee. at his home here
today and then made a tragic effort
to end his own life. Lee was a widow
er, and the sister-in-law had been his
housekeeper. Today she announced
her intention of marrying a Kansas
man. and made preparations to leave
the house. After vainly trying to per
suade her to marry him. Lee shot the
woman four times and then tired two
bullets into his own breast. When
neighbors bn.ke into the house the
woman was dead. I-e snatched up a
razor, and running into the street fol
lowed by half a dozen persons, slash
ed his throat a he ran. He is fatal
FULL POWER TO ACT
Admiral Alexieff Given
Scope by Rus
St. Petersburg. Dec. 2?,. A telegram
from Vladivostoek today says Admiral
Alexieff. viceroy in the far east, has
been authorized to settle on the spot
all questions concerning neighboring
states and to take all measures which
DES MOINES CORONER'S JURY
SAYS IT WAS CASE OF MURDER
Des Moines, Iowa, Dec. The in
quiry into the death of Mrs. Charles
W. Graves, whose charred remains
were found by her husband, resulted
in a verdict of murder. .No arrests
have been made.
Des .Monies. In.. Dec. 2.1. The body
of Mrs. Charles W. Graves, mother of
Winnie R eider, was fouiMl locked by
her husband in her home in East Des
Moines, burned almost to a state of
unrecognitioii. A half filled can of
kcrcse no anl a lighted fire were found,
indicating an accident while preparing
her husband's noon-day meal.
A coroner's examination and an au
topsy, however, revealed evidences of
strangulation prior to the burning. It
also developed that the husband was
restrained by an order of court from
entering the home, and that he had
also threatened, the woman's life. The
coroner's Inquiry is not complete.
Death of a Noted" I.inejnlst."
Cincinnati. Dec. 2.'5. Henry Haacke,
journalist, linguist and lawyer, died
here suddenly of pneumonia. He was
horn at Mecklenburg. Germany, in
and was graduated at several
German universities. He was a noted
linguist and recognized as authority in
German. English. French. Spanish.
Russian, Danish. Dutch and Swedish
anrl had a practics knowledge of oth
er languages. Since 1S72 he had been
the publisher of he Cincinnati Daily
and Weekly Volksfreund.
lie the only one in the world capable
of doing long-distance business in the
transmission of mail and light mer
chandise. It is the aim of the com
pany to connect up the big cities of
the country. It is estimated that the
tubes can carry ."0.000 pounds of
freight, per hour and that a single de
livery can be made 500 miles if neces
sary. A package weighing from 100
to 500 pounds can le shot from Chica
go to New York in .seven hours, it is
KEPT FROM AFRICA
Negro Methodists Complain That
the British Have Prohibited
Their Mission Work.
BARRED FROM TWO COLONIES
Transvaal nnd Orange, So They Dc
Clare, and Want Uncle Sam
to Help Them,
Ixnulon, Dec. 20. Uishop Derrick, of
the African Methodist Episcopal
chnrc-h. who has arrived here from
New York, bringing a letter from Fran
cis Ii. Iioomis. assistant secretary of
stale, to Ambassador Choate, will
urge the restoration of the privileges
enjoyed by his church prior to tho
South African war. He will be re
ceived by Ambassador Choate and pre
liminary steps will be taken to bring
tie case to the attention of the col
onial cttii-e. Bishop Coppin. of Cape
Town, who is expected to reach Eng
land. .Tan. 2. on his way to Chicago,
will be asked to come ouifwypjpnu
will be asked to defer sailing for the
I nited States long enough to come to
London to second tl l efforts of Bish
Shut Out by the Urltish.
"We suddenly find ourselves e-ou-f
rented with a crisis in South Africa,
particularly in the Transvaal and the
Orange River Colony." said Bishop
Derrick. "As long as those territories
were ruled by the Dutch the African
Methodist Episcopal church operated
with all the freedom accorded to any
religious organization whatever. - Siuce
the war the British authorities have
refused to permit our bishop at Cape
Town to enter the Transvaal or the
Orange River Colony.
Danger of Disorganization.
"In cousequence of this prohibition
our liuO miuisters laboring in those dis
tricts are without a head, ami .suffer
from disorganizing tendencies Insepar
able from such a condition. The ob
ject appears to bo to drive us from
the held. This is a policy wo must
resist by every means available. We
have built and established a numer
ously attended school in Cape Town.
We have invested SlTi.i mo in other
parts of South Africa. We support a
high-salaried bishop and are laying
the foundations of work so far-reaching
that any serious Interruption would
Im a calamity to the black population.
Supposed Oronixl of the Prohibition.
"We have yet to learn the grounds
of this action of the authorities, but
we suspect they fear our system of
instruction involves the inculcation of
a spirit of ambition among the na
tives that might some time prove
awkward; such grounds seem to us
academic and remote. We insist on
dealing with existing conditions and
resent the veiled insult directed against
us. As an American institution, believ
ing itself wronged at the hands of
another nation, we demand diplomatic
status for this question."
DUKE AND DUCHESS AT HOME
Koxburghe anil Ills Wife Are Oiven a
Magnificent Reception by Offi
cial and Tenant.
Edinburgh. Dec. 2.i. The Duke and
Duchess of Roxburghe have arrived at
Dunbar and were given a magnificent
reception. They were met at the sta
tion by the provost and the members
of the Dunbar town council, as well
as by the tenants of t he Roxburghe
estate. The tenants were introduced
to the duchess (formerly Mi.s May
(Joelct. of New .Yorki. by the duke,
who delivered a brief -speech to tin
tenants and to the Dunbar municipal
officials, thanking them for tl.eir re
ception. Thousands of persons were gathered
outside the station, and they enthusi
astically cheered the couple on its a
pea ranee. As soon as the duke and
duchess entered their carriage the
horses were unhitched and the car
riage was drawn by the const guards
men, preceded by pipers, to Brox
mouth park, the seat of the Rox
burghes, which is two miles distant
from Dunbar. The carriage was fol
lowed by 200 torch-iiearers.
The streets of Dunbar were gaily
decorated and thousands cheered the
duke and duchess as they passed.
There was a grand display of fire
works In Dunbar and vicinity at night.
AND "THE INCIDENT IS CLOSED "?
Attarln In Liberated and That Alexan
dretta Turk Ha Made His Hue
Apologies to Davis.
Alexandretta, Syria, Dec, 23. At
tarln, the naturalized United States
citizen, whose arrest by the Turkish
authorities caused United States Con
sul Davis to leave Alexandretta, has
been liberated. The governor of Alex
andretta has made an official call upon
United States Consul Davis and for
mally apologized for the indignities
suffered by the c onsul.
Admiral Cotton has Jeft here on the
United states cruiser San Francisco
Total Iewd Is Now Ten.
Fort Scott, Kan.. Dec. 23. Sheridan
Ka nabic, the marshal of Coopertown,
O. T., who was Injured in the wreck
of the "Meteor" St. Louis and San
Fransicso's railway train, Is dead. This
makes the total dead.ten . . ..
Gov.' Taft Makes Glad
by Extending Par
dons. HE IS COMING HOME
A Slight Depredation---Agreement
Manila. Dec. Gov. Taft has par
doned several Filipino prisoners on
the approach of Christinas. A priest,
Leonardo Depusey. under sentence of
death by the military court fur bury
ing alive Presidente Taylay. had his
sentence commuted to :.. years im
prisonment. The ladrones recently looted the
municipal treasury at Bosohoso. in
Luzon, captured the presidente and
cut the tendons of hisdieels.
The agreement for he sale of the
friar lands has been -signed to take
effect in six months. 3 "nue is allowed
for surveys and examination of titles.
(I(iv. Taft leaves Thursday for the
United States via Tokio and Honolulu.
WRITES A NOVEL
AND LOSES HIS JOB
Clerk of Missouri Supreme Court
I Not Appreciated as an
JctlVrson City, Mo. Dec. Speed
Mosby, author of a Missouri political
novel, has been discharged from his
office as deputy clerk of the Missouri
supreme court, because of his book.
His successor has-been appointed to
take the office .Ian. 1, i'.MU. .Mosby to
day confirmed the report.
"1 have been discharged because I
wrote the novel." he said. "This at
least is the only reason that has been
given me. The oflici;il atmosphere
has been noticeably chilly ever since
the book appeared.
"Why officialdom should take um
brage at this book it is hard to con
ceive, for if the book is a true por
trayal of political life in Missouri, as
soSne of the reviewers seem to think,
then surely no Missouri politician can
complain at the truth. If the book is
not the truth, if it is only a meaning
less bit of fiction, which does not as
sume to depict conditions as they are,
and political life as itfjs. then wherein
have 1 offended? Tlue hook must be
either fact or fietioni iThe shoe either
fits or it does not."
STOLE A STAhlP:
SERVED 15 YEARS
Remarkable Conviction of Ellsworth
lie France Now
Sioux City. Iowa, Dec. 2.1. Ells
worth H. De Prance-, today stepped
from the state penitentiary a free
man after having serted a term of 1.1
years, less good time1 allowance, for
the theft of a 2-ceht postage stamp.
The case it the most remarkable in
the history of western courts. De
France was convicted in the federal
court of Nebraska- for holding up a
mail car. Althougluit was shown at
the trial he securer! - on 1 a 2-cent
stamp, he was sentenced to imprison
ment for life. President McKinley
commuted the senteiy-e to 15 years
NEW ASSISTANT TO
Li. O. Murray of Chlc-'go.in Commerce
and Labor Jjcpart
Washington. Dee. 2::. Lawrence O.
Murray, of Chicago, Jus been chosen
assistant secretary erf commerce and
labor by the president and has accept
ed the office. His nomination will be
sent to the senate immediately after
the holiday recess. The appointment
was made on the personal recommen
dation of Secretary Cortclyou.
BALTIMORE UNION TRUST
COMPANY REOPENS DOORS
Baltimore, Dec. 23. The L'nion
Trust company, which went into the
hands of a receiver Oct. 10, ojiened its
doors today and resumed business.
Is the Charge Made by the Grand
Jury in the Rising Sun
Her Twin Brother, Her Sister, and a
Married Couple Jointly
Charged with the
Rising Sun. Ind.. Dec. 2.1. Judge
Downey, of the circuit court, today
heard the habeas corpus case of
.lames Gillespie, Mrs. Belle Seward
and Mr. and Mrs. Myron Barbour,
held jointly for the murder of Miss
Elizabeth Gillespie. The bonds of the
women were renewed and Myron Bar
bour was also released on a bond of
$2(1.000. James (iillespie was refused
Rising Sun, Ind., Dec. 23. In its re
port cf the investigation of the assas
sination of Miss Elizabeth Gilespie on
Dec. S, the grand jury has returned
true bills of murder in the hist degree
against James (iillespie. a twin broth
er of the murdered woman; Mrs. Belle
Seward, uer widowed sister; Mrs. Car
rie Barbour, niece of Dr. Thad A.
Ilea my, an eminent physician of Cin
cinnati, and Myron Bartiour, her hus
band. Mrs. Barbour is sister-in-law
of Dr. William (iillespie, brother of
the murdered woman.
All the AecHM-d Surrender.
Bench warauts were issued immedi
ately by Judge Downey, of the circuit
court. The Gillespies were expecting
the arrests, and Dr. (iillespie drove to
the home of the accused in a closed
carriage and brought the indicted per
sons to the court house, surrendering:
all of them to the court. A newspaper
photographer attempted to take a snap
shot of the party, and was struck by
James (iillespie. who broke away from
Sheriff Bump and knocked the camera
from the hands of the newspaper man.
The four indictments were read to the
accused. They showed no emotion,
with the exception of Myron Barbour.
Conspiracy to Murder tlie Charge.
A conspiracy among members of the
murdered woman's own family to kill
her is charged. James (iillespie. her
twin brother, is the one who is charged
as the principal, although all are
charged with murder in the lirst de
gree. Each entered a plea of not
guilty. Captain Coles, attorney for
the defendants, presented petitions for
writs of habeas corpus on the ground
that there Is not enough evidence to in
dict, and that liberty was withheld on
n charge of a crime of which they were
innocent. Judge Downey ordered the
writs returnable immediately, and the
petitions wns then heard with argu
ments. Effort of (lie Habeas Ciirpin.
At the habeas corpus proceedings,
which are going on today, the prose
cution will have to show by witnesses
sufficient evidence on which to hold the
indicted persons. When this is done
it will bring out some developments.
It was agreed to release the two wom
en on liond. and this the court allowed
on account of the illness of Mrs. Sew
ard, who suffers from heart trouble
They were admitted to bail in sums of
$10,000 each. Dr. William (Iillespie.
Dr. John Elfers and Earl Seward, her
son. went on Mrs. Seward's bond, and
the lMnd for Mrs. Barbour was fur
nished by live officials of the National
hank with which her husband is con
nected. XOTABLK FACT IS SOTEI)
That in a Civilized Community "No Vio
lence I Expected."
James (Iillespie and Myron Barlvour
were refused bail and remanded to
jail. Crowds followed the two men
as they were taken to the county jail.
An extra guard was' placed in the jail
for the night. All the jent-up excite
ment and strain under which the peo
ple In the city have been laboring. for
two weeks has broken out. No vio
lence is expected, however, as the peo
ple seem willing to let the law take
its course, as long as it has proceed
ed thus far. The grand jury was in
session eleven days.
James (iillespie and Myron Bar
lvour took their incarceration in jail
coolly, and laughed and joked about
the probability of finding a weaion
on them as the sheriff searched them.
James Gillespie, remarked: "This is
the first time I have been in here. A
fellow ias to c hase himself here to get
exercise." Myron Ha rlour laughed and
said It was a number of years since
he was inside the jail. Jim (iillespie
was the cause of a scene at the court
house when he struck a man in the
mouth and knocked his camera from
his hands breaking a plate as the art
ist tried to take a lecture. Dr. (iil
lespie and Myron Barbour together
with the sheriff prevented Jim from
doing further harm.
TWO ST KICK EN FAMILIES
Moth Have Members or Dearly Eoved Kel
, Htivc Charged ith Crim-.
The situation of Dr. ".Villain (iil
lespie. of Cincinnati, who has been
the leading figure here since the
tragedy. Is peculiarly distressing. His
sister was murdered. His other sis
ter and one of his brothers are un
der indictment. lie is a. cousin; of
SCHWAB HOLDS HE
IS INJURED PARTY
Gives His Version or the Shipbuild
ing Deal in
New York. Dee. 23. Charles M.
Schwab has tiled his answer to the
cross bill of the United States Ship
building company and James Smith.
Jr.. its receiver, in the I'nited States
c ircuit court for the southern district
of New York. After admitting certain
of the fundamental facts which have
heretofore been established. Schwab
takes up the various allegations and
charges of the cross bill ami denies
pretty much all of them.
After specifically denying any and
every charge of fraud, unlawful com
bination, conspiracy or wrongful act
in his connection with the affairs of
the Bethelehem Steel and I'nited States
Shipbuilding companies Schwab de
tails the history of his relations with
the two concerns, which is a long
story, and closes his answer by deny
ing every charge of fraud, misdoing,
unlawful combination ami confedera
cy. PRINCESS ALICE
Alleges Bodily Irjury and Tyranny
Dresden. Dec. 'S.'. The court has
disse lved the marriage of Prince Fred
erick and Princess Alice of Schoen
bu rg-Va liienburg. The princess, who
is a daughter of Don Carlos, the Span
ish pretender, began the divorce pro-e-ee;:ings
against the prince on the
ground e.f bodily injury and forcible
deprivation of her liberty.
PITTSBURG IS NOW
Large Number of Cases in a Very
Pittsburg, Dec. "Jo. Typhoid fever
is rapidly increasing in this city and
threatens to take on the character of
an epidemic. For the first -2 days of
December there were 410 cases. The
disease is virulent, a large proportion
of those taking sick dvinir.
Myron Barbour, and a brother-in-law
of Mrs. Carrie Barbour, the other two
under indictment. Meantime, his wid
owed mother, almost SO years old. who
was already prostrated, is more dis
tressed over the recent developments
than ever. With one child murdered,
two others charged with murder, and
other relatives implicated she is una
ble to be reconciled to existing condi
tions. Another family distressed is that of
ir. Thad A'. Beamy, ot Cnicinnati.
Dr. Reamy is a noted specialist, and
leader In medical societies and col
leges. He has arrived here, having evi
dently been advised of the probabl
result. Mr.". Myron Barbour and Mrs.
William (iillespie. while nieces of Dr.
Kearny, are daughters in his affections,
as he i eared them.
James tiillespie formerly lived with
his twin sister Elizabeth, and his
mother. Two years ago he moved
across the street with his other sis
ter. Mrs. Seward, and her son Earl,
who occupied one side of a double
house, the other side beiug occupied
by Mr. and Mrs. Myron Barbour. The
scenes alout these houses cannot be
described. The heads of two of the
households arc; in jail, and that of the
other is dead. None of those living
across the street from the lereaved
mother, and who were indicted yester
day, has visited old Mrs. (iillespie
since Elizabeth was shot. None visit
ed Elizabeth. who lingered three nights
after the tragedy, and none of the ac
cused attended her funeral.
On the night of Tuesday Dec. S. as
Miss (iillespie was preparing her room
for a club meeting, an assassin crept
up outside and discharged a shotgun
at her at close range, tilling her face
and head full of shot. She lingered a
few days, but never regained con
sciousness. This Is the c rime that is
charged against the prisoners.
Following the tragedy there were
reports about differences in the family
over the settlement of the estate, in
which Elizabeth was said to have leen
favored. But later there were more
startlitig stories in circulation, intimat
ing that the victim had reflected on
another woman In the family so as to
create deadly hatred.
Four-inch Piece of Reality Changes
Hands in Hew York at Good Price
New York, Dec. 23. A piece of real
estate with a four-inch frentage on
the west s.ide of Seventh avenue, south
of Fifteenth street, has changed
hands, making a novel record in realty
transactions here. The parcel has a
depth of 90 feet and brought a price
Rock Island Directors
Call Off Big
MONEY NOT NEEDED
ed at Davenport
New York. Dec S-i. The directors
of the Hock Island company have de
cided to abandon the great ..")0.000.
000 bond issue, a n nounceiiient of
which was made last summer, says
the HeraM. This decision will be an
nounced to the stockholders at the
adjourned annual meeting scheduled
at Davenport Jan. 7:
The reason for this decision is. the
directors deem it inadvisable to carry
out the scheme" which involved all the
issues of the various controlled lines
at the present lime, and as the com
pany is said not to be in need of mon
ey, there is no necessity for its con
sidera t ion.
Stuck Sold Heavily.
This announcement follows the
throwing on the market of large
blocks of Koc-k Island stool; yesterday
in anticipation i f the- bond issue.
PORTRAITS FOR NEW WORLD'S
FAIR STAMPS ARE SELECTED
Washington. Dee. The post
office department has decided upon
designs for 1 he St. Loins world's fair
stamps which will bear portraits as
One cent llobert li. Livingston,
minister to Fiance.
Two cent Thomas Jefferson.
Three cent .lames Monroe.
Five cent President McKinley.
Ten cent Map of the I'nited States
showing the territory purchased from
The colors will be those used for
like denominations in general ue.
PREPARE TO SETTLE BUT
Chicago. Dec. "J:;. While liverymen
and undertakers were making prepar
ations today to resume service to pa
trons "pickets or no pickets." indigni
ties continued to fall to the lot of fu
neral parties. The driver of an ambu
lance which was taking a body to a
train was made the target of abusive
epithets, and in another instance
mourners were delaved by pickets un
til the body which they were accom
panying had been placed aboard a,
train and the train had left the sta
CHAMBERLAIN WINS BUT
BY LESSENED MAJORITY
London, Dec. 'S.i. Rowland Hunt, il
liberal unionist and supporter of Jo
seph Chambei Iain's fiscal policy, has
been elect eel te represent Ludlow di
vision. Shropshire, in the house of
commons te succeed llobert J. More,
liberal unionist, deceased, by a ma jor
ity of !t70 votes. More was elected by
REAR ADMIRAL EDWIN
WHITE SUDDENLY DIES
New York. Dee-. -Bear Admiral
Felvvin White, retired, died from apo
plexy at the navy yard today. He had
come from his h me in Princeton to
visit Hear Admiral lioeigers. White
was a native of Ohio and entered the
naval service in November. 101.
(Vent sliHlhi unel IV1I Throusli lln- Ie-e.
Denver. Dec-. "J.".. The I odies of John.
Byan and Miss Leonara .oin'ng were
found ir. I c rkely lake. They went
skating Sui.day evening and fell
through the ie-e. Ryan's parents live
at Crand Junction. Ia. Miss Zoininj;
was also an lowan.
l'enlWt Commits Snle-hlr.
Cleveland. Dee-. S'.. Dr. Edgar C.
Swain, formerly a prominent dentistg
committed suicide in his office by at
taching a rubber tube to a gas jet and
placing the other end in his nostril. De
ceased had sufTered from poor health)
for several years.
based on $5,000 a front foot. The odd
lot was created through a mistake
made some time ago in surveying.
Plots em both sides of the strip were
sold to various parties, neither of
whom wants the four-inch frontage.
What the purchaser expects to del
with his acquisition is a mystery.