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VOI.. Mil. NO. 128.
ROCK ISI.AKD, ELL.., FRIDAY, MARCH IS, 104.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Say Russian Reports
BOATS ARE IN DOCK
Moves of Signifi
cance on Either
Tort Arthur. Match is. According
to information received from the Bus
sians Jit. Shanghai, during the fight
ing at Port Arthur Feb. lo and II the
battleship Mika.-ft was struck by l'
projectiles and seriously damaged
Two Japanese battleships and two
cruisers have I --1 1 !ock'il for repairs
at Nagasaki, an. at Sasebo L'.OOO
wounded in art said to ! in tlx1
Japan Still finding- Troop.
The correspondent of The' Pally
Hall at Chffoo. who has Just visited
China iiiik", Korea, cays: "On the way
to Cheruuliio wo passed a constant
succession of Japanese transports.
Throe thousand Japanese landed ut
Cheniulpo nt the end of last week.
The correspondent adds that the Rus
siaiM are retreating across the Yalu
river before the advance of the Jaj-
A letter to Chefoo from Port Ar
thur ays that the garrison there con
sists of 2,00 men.
A Seoul dispatch, dated yesterday,
says: "Marquis Ito arrived at Cho
mulpo this morning, lie wj greet
ed by a delegation of high Korean
olncials, and received with great honor
MakarofT Make a Sortie.
Washington, March IS. A en bio
gram received at th Japanese lega
tion from the Japanese consul at
Shanghai enys that the captain of a
Norwegian vessel which bad arrived
there from Port Arthur rejtorts that
tlio Russian fleet left Port Arthur on
the morning of March 12, but re
turned the same evening.
That Port Arthur Ileport Again Denied.
St. Petersburg, March IS. A diplo
matic agent of Viceroy Alexieff at
Port Arthur reiterates the denial of
the report that Port Arthur has been
abandoned. In the lombardnient of
March 10 the casualties were five
killed. - Several buildings were dam
aged. Mors on the Contraband Lint.
As the result of a conference Le
tween the ministers of marine and
foreign affairs the following addition
al articles have been declared con
traland of war: Irovisions of all
kind, destined for the .1m ancse army,
incfrudung grain, li.sh, ILoh product,
ttcuos, lean oil, parts of machines for
tin manufacture of weapons and am
munition. CHARGE THAT 14 DISCRKDITED
Japa Not t'tlnr I'nUnral Exploslvea Says
a High Oftirtal Itusilan.
St Petersburg. March IS. The
chanrrs acalr.it the .lapanese of vio
lating the rules of civilized warfare
in using explosives forbidden by The
Hague convention n.nu no echo mi ie
sponsible circles here. The Japanese
are acquitted on that score by a high
naval officer who holds a very respon
sible iwsitkm and who said:
"The accusation against the Jap
anese of using explosives to produce
poisonous gases is bas-d on a mis
conception. They are employing the
same explosives as other armies and
navies. It is notorious that the burst
ing of a melinite shell between dfks
generates fumes from which the men
ure liable to asphyxiation, but the Rus
sian shell is -no better ami no worse
than, that used by the Japanese. We
have not eomHainod in this rcs-wct.
whatever we may think about the
maimer in, which Japan began hostili
ties." The- wife of Grand Duke Constan
tine is preparing lT.ots) Faster eggs
in order to provide each sailor in the
Par Eat with a souvenir. Kach egg
will contaiu u iortrait of the em
peror, a book, soap and towel, a to
Iwcco pouch, note paper, etc., wrapped
in a handkerchief- bearirg pictures of
Peter the Great's loat and of . Rus
sian naval victories. The eggs will
le sejit to the Far East next week
in order to arrive there in due season.
A bureau will be established here
to give information to relatives of
Japanese prisoners and (to undertake
the delivery of letters :u:d the afe
keepiug until claimed, cf effects and
letter found on the battlefield or re
maining In the hospitals after the
death of liLoner.
Chairman Hopkins Officially An
nounces State Gathering
I AT THE STATE CAPITAL JUNE 14
The Basis ol I presentation
on. Chicago. March IS. Chairman John
I. Hopkins yesterday issued the call
for the democratic state convention
to be held mi Springfield June II. it
provides for a convention of 1 4 I del
egates, oi whom -r.ii snail Le chosen
from Cook count v.
The call provides for the nomina
lion or I lie lollowmg candidates mi
the order named: Goernor. lieuten
ant governor. M-crctarv of state, audi
lor ol tin iii it- accounts, slate treasur-
r, attorney general and three trus
tees of the I niversitv of Illinois. Also
for the nomination of two presidential
electors at large :ind one presidential
eclor from each congressional dis
trict, in the state.
The convention will elect four dele
gates at large and four alternates to
the national convention at St. loiiis
July '. It also will elect two delegates
and two alternates for each congres
sional district in the state and a new
tate central eoinrnittee consisting of
on. niemiier from each of the .j con
gressional district, anil nine members
Ileleratea to St. Louis.
The convention will be composed of
delegates from the various counties
to le chosen by democratic county
conventions to he held in counties
where the primarv law is not in force.
GOV. VAN SANT
Mississippi Congressman Says
He Has Not Consulted
the Leaders. '
STATESMEN IN BATTLEOF WORDS
Bristow SootliCH the Indignant Ones
ly ICiplalnlng Him fjaiM
Washington. March IS. The
discussion in the lati:-o on the ixtof-
l!ee bill coiitinms to bo lively to say
the leist. While criticising the pro
mised Increase of salaries in the bill
Williams of Mississippi said: ""Re-
member this is a department that is
lbsolntely rotten from turret to foun
Payne of Xew York, the Republic-
mi lea iter, askcti " nere uo-s lue
entleman get his Information?"
I get it from their own office,"
Some Warm Ksrliaugea.
Then you don't gt t it ut all," hct-
ly retorted Payne.
I do." warmly replied dliam.
and I get it from their chargesagainst
themselves, and 1 get it from the
charge contained hi the president's
message, and I get it from the knowl
edge that lure vails in this house
and I believe the gentleman
from New York lielieves that there
are other divisions in u line posuu-
tiec department equally corrupt.'
Payne said he did not believe any
thing of the kind and he had not seen
a single man who Knew a-njii-ing
aU.ut It. "And still." he said, "the
gentleman indulges in this extravagant
language that the whole department
Ittlrntn th Antl-Trunl Iw.
When the hour of adjournment waa
nt hand when Southwick of New lork,
referring to Williams former remarks
cm the subject or musts, nau reau an
editorial from the New York World
saying that tjie anti-trust law was
framed by a Republican, passed by a
Republican senate and signed lo" a
Republican president and that it had
remained a dead letter on the statute
books durinz the second term of lrtI-
deut Cleveland, the Republicans
TITLE FOR GOV. VAX SANT
'IlaaU Ippi Statesman Kaya He la
-Blanket Indian Kcpablicau."
Williams aid he was more than de
lighted to see the Republican majori
ty on the floor "cheer tne hounds on
to hunt down the combines and trusts
of this country." He would, be said.
be even more delighted if he did nqt
know that "you are veryt much like
the month of March you come in like
lions and go out like lambs," which
created laughter on the IVruoeratie
ide. He added: I want the coun
try to watch and see bow far the ap
plause is going bp end in fruition-"
One statement in the article referred
to, he said, credited this administration
a lK.-imr the author of -.the iresecu
Young Cotton King Goes
HAD 350,000 BALES
Loss in the Last Week
Had Been About
New York, March
is. I he siispen-
of Sllllv, Hie
e cotton operator
on Ilie cotton ex-
A member .f the cotton exehangi
stiiiiatetl ull s total biddings at
His loss in the past week or 111 davs
probably was in excess of $.",000,000,
RECORD FOR SNOW AND
COLD MADE AT CHICAGO
Chicago. March IS. The snow storm
of yesterday deposited enough snow-
to make the total for the winter more
than break all previous records in Chi
cago, ine season several weeks ago
was officially declared the coldest ever
tion. It "Happened, to be. he chela red.
"one Van Saut. out in the west somtv
where, who started the case and for
very shame, after he had gotten the
case upon the docket, the administra
tion, prior to Jin election, could not
hold Itself still." Governor Van Sant
"was a "blanket Indian Republican, and
he did not consult headquarters, but
precipitated the litigation."
Tawney T Minnesota stirred up
a hornets nest when he inquired
of Williams if he could s-tate
lv the Hemoeruts in the I'ifty-
lirst congress voted when the
Sherman law was up for considera
tion. He declared that every Demo
crat voted against t. The house at
om-e was in an uproar. Gains of Ten
nessee, gesticulating wildly, assorted
that every one voted for the bill when
it was passed in the house, and that
it passed the house and senate unani
mously. His remark was met by laughter
and jeers from the Republican side.
He stated that the lirst bill had been
introduced by Teller, and began to
give a history of the legislation, when
he was interrupted by Tawney, who
said that when McKinley presented
the rule for the consideration of the
anti-trust law the Democrats opposed
"Ah, get out," shouted Gaines, amid
great confusion. An inquiry from
GrtMsveiior as to what had become of
the iostofhce appiopriation bill partly
restored good order.
BKISTOW ItEIOKE A COJIJIITTKK
Talks to the Ilouaw Members About the
Report 1 hat Ituiaetl the Row.
Washington, March IS. Fourth As
sistant Postmaster General Pristow in
testifying before the house special
committee on the postolllce report
claimed for himself responsibility for
only the tirst seven pages of the re
irt which was sent to the postoffice
committee, and said the other jKiitions
of the document were the work of
Other otiiclals of the department.
The clerk hire section he said was
prepared in the oftice of the first s
eistaut "jxistmaster general, and that
part relatllng to leases by insjiectors
and others in his own department.
Hristow's testimony practically cleared
members of congress from wrong-doing
touching t?ie ilnfk hire section of
the reiort. by saying that it was the
duty of the first assistant's office tc
ascertain the condition of the work
In an office where an Increase had
b i n recommended. One case cited,
that it Krie, Kau., was referred to
Perry Heath. . . . .
v la the Senate.
Washington, Ma'rch IS. After the
senate was called to ortTc-r a few
routine matttTs were attended to and
the balance of the day was devoted
to the General Wood appointment in
executive ssiou. yuMiles occupying
three hours with a speech in defeii-e
Threw Diploraata Confirmed.
Washington. March IS. The
fenate in executive session confirmed
the following nominations: John Rar
rett, Oregon, minister to Panama; Ar
thur M. lVaupre. Illinois, minister to
the "Argentine republic; William W.
UusselL district of Columbia.
REFUSED TO TALK
Gen. F. D. Grant Declines to Dis
cuss President in Ban
RECALLS ENMITY OF THE MEN
Son of Civil War General Feels He
Ha Not Kecelved Hue
Chicago, March IS. Gen. Frederick
I). Grant, guest of honor at the St
Patrick's night bamiuet of the Irish
Fellowship club at the Auditorium ho
iei, ueenneu to speaK in me iwisi -uic
President of the United States," pref
acing a numbered list of reasons with
tin statement that "everv officer tif
the I'nited States army, especially in
the I'hilippines. who has spoken aliout
lite president has heard from Wash
The reasons formally given by Gen
1. "I cannot make a speech."
2. "As an officer in the I'nited States
arinv I Massent.
!. "I lont know- :un thing about
the president of Ilie I'niled Stales.
Wrooe CoiiRtrnrUon of Tiiant.
Then the son of America's great sol-
ier thanked the several hundred men
did Hiniii'ii at the bauiiiiet for their
cordial reception to linn aim sat Mown.
He apparently had construed the toast
assigned to him as a personality iil-
tead of a sentiment, and the sarcasm
d" the third reason given by hint ap
pealed to those who recalled the fact
that I heoilore Koosevelt aiil l-reder-
ick Dent Grant were police commis
sioners in .xew ork at tlu; same tune
and that the latter resigned because
he could not get along with Koosevelt.
It was recalled, further, that go
has connected the intluence of the
present occupant of the White House
with th lack of opportunity afforded
the son of Plysses S. Grant "to share
some of the glories of recent warfare.
NOT FROr.V BOONE
Microscope Assists in Discovery That
May Free Mr.
Des Moines. Ia., Marcl. IS. P.y
means or a iowerlui lnagiinying glass
it has lieen discovered that the Imjx of
poisoned candy sent to Miss Rena Nel-
fron. at i'lerre. fa. u.. uoes uoi sear
the Roone, la., postmark.
The postmark on the package is of
the straight line series, while thut of
Roone is irregular. The discovery will
have a tendency to prove the innocence
of Mrs. Sherman Dye. who has been
accuse of sending the fatal package.
ITALIANS CHEER VOTE OF
PARLIAMENT FOR WOMEN
London. March 1.8. The action of
the house of commons in adopting by
a vote of 1S2 to lis a' resolution In
favor of allowing women to vote for
parliamentary candidates, was cheered
in the chamber of deputiete of Rome.
The subject was introduced 4n a brief
report by Signor RossL congratulating
the house of commons on its step to
wards granting the suffrage to wom
BY A $200,000 FIRE
Houston, March IS; Fire at San
Angelo, Tex., destrov-ed business prop
erty valued tt $.1W.UU). The buildings
consumed comprise the San Angelo
hotel, the First National bank: Cox,
Cunningham A: Co.. dry goods; J. R
Laydor. groceries; J. R. Allen, liquors;
J. R. Day. shoes; the Armour Packing
company, n large warehouse, and sev
eral small structures. The Insurance
Is over 100,1 nio. .
S. A. GR0FF ON TRIAL ON A
Washington. March IS. Samuel A.
Clro!T. the policeman recently convict
ed of coiisfpracr with Muchen and oth
ers to defraud the government In con
nection with the iKstal frauds, was
tried before the police board of the Dis
trict of Columbia. The board will an
nounce its decision later.
WORLD'S FAIR PAINTEFS
STRIKE FOR $5 A DAY
St. Louis, March IS Two hundred
painters employed on the exteriorwork
of the World's fair buildings at $.'.'i0
a day walked out to enforce a demand
for an increase to $j a day. The paint
ers were emplojed by contractors and
the strike has not been brought to the
attention of the ex'iosition management
Tornado Mlrlke a Texaa Vllla:-
Dallas. Tex . March IS. A tornado
struck the village of Neyhtnd. seventy
miles from here, demolishing a num
ber of houses and doing much dam
age to property. One person was killed.
KeKer Nominated for Cun;itii.
Springfield, O., March IS. At the
congressional convention of tbe Repub
licans of tbe Seventh district General
J. Warren Keifer was nominated for
congress to succeed Kjle.
Home of Police Commis
sioner at Liege
BY INFERNAL MACHINE
Army Officer Killed and
l.iege, ' llelgiiim, March "IS. An in
fernal machine was exploded today
outside the residence of Commissioner
of Police Laurent, w recking the Ionise,
fatallv injuring an artillery otlicer
Maj. l'apin and seriously wounding
half a doen other persons.
HreakH Ttinaaanila of Windows.
Thousands of windows were shat
tered. There is no clue to the perpe
GEN. WOODS' NOMINATION
CONFIRMED BY THE SENATE
Washington. March IS. Urig. Gen.
Leonard Wood's nomination was con-
tinned in the senate toilajj UjJ 3 TOTfi
ol 4.. to 10.
THREATENS TO PROSECUTE NEW
YORK RICH MEN FOR GAMBLING
RECEIVER SEQUEL TO THE
RESIGNATION OF PRESIDENT
Kalamazoo, Mich., March 18. H. O.
Hoaglaud, formerly superintendent of
the Kalamazoo Vallty Fleet ric com
pany, who resigued some time ago
lifter, it is allegcf, differences with the
other otficers over a bond Lsiue. lias
filed a petition sisking for a receiver '
for the company and an Injunction lo
restrain the otlUials from making a
bond issue. The company, which is
capitalized for $."00,000, has several
power dams on the river and furnishes
power for sill the electric roads be
tween Allegan and Jackson, and for
many factories in Kalamazoo, Rattle
Creek and other cities.
The court issued a temporary in
junction forbidding any bond issue,
aind set March - for the bearing on
making the injunction permanent and
appointing a receiver. All parties to
the suit are very reticent about dis
cussing it, but iTcsidcnt Foote said:
"The injunction amounts to nothing,
as bonds for $100,000 have already
been issued and sold. The petition
for a receiver amounts to no more.
The company is solvent. The bonds
issued were for the construction of
power lines between Rattle Creek ami
SUICIDE AND FIGHT IN PRISON
Convict Slowly Strangle. Itiniiielf to Death
Anulhrr Convict Thrown from
the Third Tier.
Trenton, N. J., March 18. Charles
Crown, an inmate of the New Jersey
state prison, committed suicide in his
?ell at that institution, and John
Brown, another convict, was badly in
jured in a light with a fellow prisoner.
Charles Rrown obtained a rope from
one of the prison sho'is, and on restir-
Ing fastened one end around his neck
and the other to his cell door. He then
threw himself on bis cot and slowly
strangled to death. Rrown was serving
a five-year sentence for horvc Etealiu
bi L'nioii county.
While carrying water on the third
tier of the prison John Rrown and
Charles I'efano, convicts, engaged in a
dispute. Defano picked Rrown up and
threw him over the railing, and the lat
ter struck the floor with terrific force,
sustaining severe Internal injuries.
IMi-il s.i.!.Hiily on Ila-r K.rllKlay.
Murxi,-. Ii:d.. March is. Mis. Del
mer Pein e, a literary woman, died in
the arms of .her husband after holding
a reecptiou in observance of her birth
day anniversary. After the departure
of the guests Mrs. Pence approached
her husband, saying: "Catch me, Del
mer. or I will fall." Falling Into the
aruis of her husband, the woman ex
pired. An autopsy revealed the fact
that death was caused by heart din
eae. Mrs. Fence was apparently in
the best of health.
Foatmavter (ieneral Payne.
Washington, March IS. The
followiug statement regarding Post
master General Payne's Illness has
beii L-ued by his private secretary:
"The postmaster general Is resting
easily. The gout is better. He is still
' very weak. Positive rest has Leea
ordered. There is no fever."
CAUSES LOSS OF LIFE
One Fatality and Hight Seriously
Hurt In Fire as Kesult
Princeton. Ind., March IS. Nice
persons were injured, one fatally, in
a' lire caused by the explosion of a
lamp m the Morley novelty store.
which destroyed the building. Morley
holds a voneession at the St. lAuis
exMsitiou. lie and his family, to
gether with members of a vaudeville
troupe occupied rear rooms, and were
shut off from escape, rushing through
The injured are: Mrs. Francis Rog
ers, fatally; Francis Rogers, and Ja
cob SchatTer, seriously burned; Mrs,
Schaffer and child, slightly burned; W,
A. Dyer, seriously burned; James Mor
ley and wife, slightly injured; infant
Morley, child, seriously burned.
PRESIDENT OF BANK WAS
ALSO HANDY WITH GUN
Albert Lea. Minn., March 18. While
President Freeman, of the Security
National bank, was standing at the
cashier's window, a stranger shoved
a gun through the window and de
manded the contents of the cash draw
er. Freeman opened the drawer, but
Instead of money, took out a gun h 1 ni
sei T, and covered the stranger. The
man Is now In Jail, but refuses to give
JURY TRYING SENATOR
JEWELL FAILS TO AGREE
Kansas City. Mo., .'larch IS. The
jury in the case of State Senator Jesse
Jj. Jewell, on trial on charge of solicit
ing a bribe of $9,000 to influence his
vote and that of two other members of
the legislature to repeal n baking pow
der bill, disagreed and' was discharged.
District Attorney Jerome Declares
He is Out After Big
WOULD IMPRISON R. CANFIELD
Presides Over Club That
Albany, N. Y., March IS. "I want
to put Richard Canfield in state's pris
on, and I want Reginald Vanderbilt,
of New York, as a witness to help me
do it." declared District Attorney
Jerome, cr lew lork city, to the sen
ate coties committee in tne course or a
rearing on a Inii to make it possible
for a witness to give testimony with
out having his evidence used against
him. and which eliminates the excuse
of declining to testfy through fear of
Will Cuuip on Canlield'a Trail.
Amendments provides that the
measure should not take effect until
Sept. 1 next, nor apply to pending liti
gation. which was under discussion,
brought out this utterance from Je
rome, who declared that the amend
ments would utterly destroy the effect
of the liill. and that if it were enacted
in its present form it would give im-
munityto Richard Canfield and "would
permit him to enjoy another season of
prosperity at Saratoga." Jerome said
lie had found obstructions and obsta
cles placed in bis way from the begin
ning. but lie was determined to pursue
Canfield to the end and to make It
plain exactly from whom he was re
I After Some Clab Men Alas.
Proceeding, he said that besides Can
field's there was seven other Just such
places in New York city that he was
after whore it is Impossible for the
police to get In or for any one else,
except they secure an introduction or
have a card from some "safe" per
son. Senator Flsberg. the chairman
of the committee, remarked that he
had received letters from certain club
men protesting against the enactment
of the measure. To this Jerome re
torted that he was after a certain
member of the University club, of
New York, whom he averred acted
as a "tout" for Canfield.
AVanti a Chance to Proaeente.
"Let is understand each other,"
broke iruElslHTg again. "There te no
consideration here for Canfield." "Then
why not give me a chance to prose
cute him. to send him to state's pris
on,' asked Jerome. "Canfield will -not
stand trial. lie will not endanger the
prominent men who have patronized
his resort In New York and Saratoga.
Why, he has already offired to plead
guilty If be could get off with a fine
or a suspended sentence. But we don't
propose to let down on him. When I
find a legislature not disposed to en
act a bill to assist me la prosecuting
an ex-convict and gambler it does not
conduce to my respect for tbe legisla
ture. All of us holding public office
are a little lxtter off for being watched
ciicfully." . .
Vote of .liners to Accept
COUNT JUST FINISHED
Labor Troubles Reach
an Acute Stage
Indianapolis. Ind., March IS. Count
ing the votes of miners on the urnmi.
sit ion to accent or re Sect the oner.i-
. . t
rs. offer of a two-year scale was
nipleted shorlly after noon. The
ital vote east was l.",SS7, The ma
jority against a strike was 31,141. The.
joint sub-scale committee will proba
bly meet here next Monday to sitrn a
scale tor two vears.
lllr Strike Imminent.
New York, March IS. Twenty
thousand bricklayers and laborers and
about 2,000 ironworkers are on strike.
'niess a settlement can be reached at
conference today the strike will
probably spread until about 100,000
men are involved.
Employers consider it improbable
that any settlement will be reached
ind are preparing for the strike which
thev think will follow.
Twenty-five hundred lithographers
have struck rather thau lie locked
ST. PATRICK'S DAY LITTLE
OBSERVED BY THE ENGLISH
London, March IS. St. Patrick' day
was little oliserved In England. Few
flags -were flown and there was little
demand for shamrocks. Queen Alex
andra made her customary gift of
shamrocks to the Irish guards. Each
man was presented with a sprig ou
parade at Aldershot. In Ireland the
day was generally observed as a holi
day and business was suspended.
FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND
NEWSPAPER MEN AT FAIR
. St. Louis. March 18. The pro
gramme for the national and interna
tional jiress congress at the World's
fair, beginning May 1(5, has Just boon
completed. It is expected ' that 400,
000 newspaper men will be in attend
ance, and of these more than 100 will
be editors of leading foreign papers.
Alleged ltoodler fcunpcmlcd.
Milwaukee. March IS. Michael
Dunn, inspector of buildings, has been
sus'MMided by Mayor Rose, and Depu
ty Tax Commissioner Frank Illniinel
steln has resigned his office. Roil
actions resulted from the grafting In
dictments brought against them by
the grand jury. Most of the men in
dicted have been placed under arrest
and ure out on ball.
Admlnlntratlon Ia Indoraed.
Noblesville, Ind., March 18. The
Republicans of the Ninth Indiana dis
trict, represented in (ongrcas by Chas.
R. Landis, selected as delegates to
the national convention W. II. Marker.
of Tipton, and George Dinwiddle, of
Frankfort. Resolutions indorsing the
national administration were adopted.
Wine In a Close Constituency.
London, March IS. The. polling for
a candidate to fill the vacancy in th
parliamentary division of East Dorset
caused by the accession of Humphrey
N. Stuart to the peerage, resulted la
a victory for the Liberals, u. n. Lyeii,
the Liberal candidate, defeating Van
Raalte, the candidate of tbe Conser
vatives, by 82 votes. In the previous
election. Stuart defeated A. Allen, hi 3
Liberal opponent, by 90 votes.
Arrested for Fatal Stabbing-.
Petoskey, Mich., March 18. Bill
Riley, Peter Shrarn and Bill Teagan
are under arrest as the result or toa
fatal stabbing of James Collins in a
local saloon. It Is alleged that Riley,
who had been scuffling with Collins,
stabbed him over tbe heart with at
Jack-knife. Collins is not expected to
Carnecle Institution ef Washington.
Washington, March 18. Speaker
Cannon has introducM a bill "to in
corporate the Carnegie Institution at
A ashington." The institution Is -capitalized
at $10,000,000 and ltd object a
are stated to be to encourage In too
broadest and most liberal manner In
vestigation, research and discovery.".
Springfield Pioneer Dead.
- Springfield, -III., March 18. John C.
Lamb, a pioneer of Springfield, is dead,
aged 7 years. He had resided hera
for seven ty-tbrce i years. .