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VOIi. IjIII. NO. 145.
ROCK ISIiAND, XLIi., THURSDAY, APIilL 7, 1904
PRICE TWO CENTS.
CHANGE OF FAITH
A BOMB FOB
BREAKS OVER LAWS
IN SUPREME COURT
President Smith, of Mormons,
Issues Order Doing Away
President Roosevelt Suspends
Lynchehaun Case Argued Before
Civil Service Rules to Fa
Highest Tribunal of
Russian Report Reflects
on Methods of
RAISING FIRE SHIPS
Will be Turned to Ac
count in the
St. Petersburg, April 7. A corre
spondent of Yostthny Yostnik states
many of those slightly wounded in
the lirst bombardment of Port Ar
thur have died as a result of poison
oils gases emanating from Japanese
A dispatch from Port Arthur says
three of the Japanese fireships sunk
in Ihe attempt to block the harbor
hate been raised ami towed into the
harbor, win-re they are being armed
with raiid-fire guns for service
against the enemy. It is reported
there is a lack of locomotives and
other rolling stock for the Chinese
Ldtndlnz Supplies on Yalii.
Tokio. April 7. A Seoul dispatch
sa.s Japanese supply steamers are
landing cargoes at various points on
the Korean shore of the Yalu.
Tuke Advantage of Kaater.
Ft. Petersburg. April 7. There- Is a
Fiiperstition that the Japanese will
make a desperate effort to take ud
va nt si go of the Uusslan army and navy
it the Master jerIod. which began to
!.iy. as the British and their French
alli-s did whenthey bombarded Odes
sa at Kastfr in 1ST..", but tlw authorities-
have ai titlt-ijiu tcnl such n probabili
ty. Central Kuropatkin and Yioe Ad
infiiil Makaroff h.ivo token sjierial pro
cautions to guard against a surprise.
I 'tiring the Russian Master festival,
which lnst three days, alt business
will be euspeuded and all the ovorn
inent departments will Ik- closed. Rus
sian Master is distinctly a dennK-ratie
festival. The salutation 'Christ Is
risen!" levels all ranks. The lggnr
in tho street can kiss the cnjpcicr,
who b head of the church.
IVar News from tlie front.
Dispatches received here by tho em
peror from CenernI Kuropatl.in say
thit an exchange of shots occurred,
between Russian cavalry and Japanese
skirmishers near Wlju. The Russians
sustained no losses. Five Jajmnese
were killed. The number of wound
ed Is not known; also that opposite
Turinltchon. on tho island of Matuzeo,
In the Yalu. Russian volunteers had a
skirmish with a Japane se outpost from
AY I j ii. There were, no casualties on
the Russian Fide, but six Japanese
were killed. The stores of a Russian
village near Yongampho, south of
YiJu. on the Yalu river, have been
wriikod nnd burned by a detnehment
of Japanese infantry numbering fO
ltaanlan Constructing Intrt-iii hmr nt.
Shanghai. April 7. It Is not N-lieveJ
tli.it the Russian troops between An
tmig ami Chiu-Tion-Cheng, about ten
miles north of Antung. comprise the
main Russian force, and consequontly
the engagement expected at or near
these places prolwibly will not be de
cisive, but only a forerunner of larger
operations. The Russians are construct
ing Int r hchmeiits at several points
on the Yalu ami Tunien rivers. Those
Intrenehnients are not nmpVtl. how
ever, and If the Japanese succeed in
forcing their way past one line it will
give them a distinct advantage and
make it more difficult for the Russians
to concentrate and opio them.
Ilkatlo Hold ('oiiffiTnrr.
Toklo. Aprii 7. A conference was
held at tho imierial headquarters be
fore the tlurono. at which Lieutenant
Ceneral Tcr.iuthl. minister of war;
Yle Admiral Yamamoto. minister of
the navy: commanding office rs in tho
army and navy: Major General Ishl
moto. vice minister of the navy, and a
mimlior of the elder statsinen were
present. It Is undorstood that the re
cent naval camjalgn was di.s.-rjs-d
and detailed reports of Yieo Admiral
Togo's operations were read. If any
conclusions regarding future op-ra-tions
wcto r-a-lil at the conference
they were rot made public.
WAS ONTO IHE JAPANESE
Korean Who Admire the Rnnimi Talk.
Krljr at Fort Arthur.
Port Arthur, April 7. The Asso
ciated Press rrespondent lias had an
interview with a high personage close
ly connected, with the emperor of
Korea, who left bis native land be
en vf1- of the administrative reforms in
troduced through th Influence of the
Japanese, Aptareutb" reflevtiaa the
Conference at Salt Lake City Renews
Adherence to WoodrofT
Salt Lake City, Utah. April 7 As a
climax of a dramatic scene that thrill
ed 6,000 persons in Salt Lake taber
nacle yesterday afternoon, the Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,
in general conference, formally re
newed its adherence to the Woodruff
manifesto against polygamy, deelar
cd that all plural marriages are pro
hibited, and announced that any mem
ber of the church authorizing, con
tracting, or solemnizing such mar
riages would be liable to excommuni
Text of Proclamation.
The pronunciamento, introduced bv
President Joseph F. Smith as a se
quence or the s-moot investigation
and adopted unanimously by a reso
lution introduced by Apo-tle Francis
M. Lyman, president of the quorum
of 12 apostles, is as follows:
"Inasmuch as there are numerous
reports in circulation that plural mar
riages have been entered into con
trary to the otlici;il declaration of
President Woodruff of Sept. 2(5, lS'.m,
coiiunonlv called the manifesto, which
was issued by President Woodruff
and adopted by the church at its gen
eral conference Oct. (i. 1M0, which
forbade any marriage violative of the
law of the land. I, Joseph F. Smith,
president of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Dav Saints, hereby
itlirm and declare that no such mar
riages have been solemnized with the
auction, con-cut. or knowledge of
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints, and
"I hereby announce that all such
marriages are prohibited, and if any
Nicer or member of the church shall
isstime to solemnize or enter into
an sucli marriage he will he ileeni-
d in transgression against the church
Hid will be liable to be dealt with ac-
ording to the rules and regulations
hereof and excommunicated there
from. JOSKI'Jl F. SMITH."
views of the emperor tins personage
I saw the Jattancse action. It is on
attempt to apply to Korea the policy
which tThe F.ritish have adopted in
India. My country has reason to sym
pathize with the Ilussinns, knowing
the justice of their ixuiey toward the
natives of Amur, where many Koreans
Smallpox Beport Kxasgerated.
Yale. Mich., April 7. The report of
a 8inaliiox scare here is much exagger
RAILWAY TRUST NOW FIGHTING ON
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE
Northern Securities Company
Wants the Help of Laws
NEEDS THEM IN ITS BUSINESS
Which at Present Is to I Vat Ilarriman
Ct a!. Injunction Applied
r at New York.
St. Ijul. April 7. I.ivs of various
western states prohibiting parallel lines
from owning or controlling each other,
which were so vigorously attacked by
the Northern Securities company when
the merger was Ix-lng formed, sudden
ly have b-en found advantageous to
iierger interests, inasmuch as they
may be employed to prevent the Ilar
riman popIo from obtaining control
of the Northern Pacific.
This ranie to light when It was
learned that Attorney Cenernl Iono-
.111. r.f Montana, who had been sum
moned to St. Paul by the Croat North
ern interest, was importuned, to use
the strength of tlie Montana laws to
prevent tho Ilarriman interests.
through tho Oregon Short lino, from
getting control of the Northern Paeit'c.
Attorney Conors 1 Donovan was closet
ed with the Croat Northern officials
frrr some time. It is supjtosed tlwit ns
soon as he returns to Montana he will
repare an action. .
Olhrr State To Ttf Asked.
Then are one or two other western
stan which have similar laws, and
tlie legal departments of these states
will Ik asketl as to their willingness
to act. That Montana has loen asked
to take the matter up is confirmed !n
a t-minclj" official statement by tbe
Croat Northern interests, as follows:
The question cf tie legality of the
purpose outlined in the petition will be
fought in the preliminary battle, and
is admittedly a ground on which the
company will oppose the petition.
Rights of tho Oraroa Short List.
The rii)t of ihe Orei'cn Short. line
Alfonso's Life Endan"
gered on Visit to
OTHERS ARE HURT
is Strong in the
Madrid, April T. An official tele
gram from Barcelona states that as
King Alfonzo was leaving the exhibi
tion a petard was exploded, injuring
two peasants. One arrest was made.
Visits the Factories-
Pareidolia. April 7. King Alfonzo,
accompanied by Premier Maura and
War Minister Linares, started this
morning on a round of visits to the
factories, where he conversed with
the working people. Ft cry w here the
king was accorded a most cordial re
Hotbed of Republicanism.
P.areelona. Spain. April 7. King
Alfonso arrived lure for a fortnight's
visit to Catalonia. The king, who
was accompanied by Premier Maura,
War Minister Linares and a numerous
suite, had a respectful reception.
which has not been marred thus far
by an untoward incident.
The visit of the king to BareeIon.ni,
the hot-bed of republicanism, has been
causing tho greatest disquietude in of
ficial quarters, since it was feared the
Kcptihlicaus and Socialists would seize
on the opportunity to vent on tlie kin:
their hatred of Premier Maura, whose
strong method of dealing with the
strike rioters have made him exceed
ingly unpopular. Large numbers of
anarchists and other suspects were ar
rested during the past week, and as a
precautionary measure a cruiser, threo
gunboats and a large force of gen
d'aruies were sent to Bam-lonia.
GETS DRUNK AND IS FINED
Clinton. Iowa, April 7. M. L. II os-
tctter. a temperance lecturer, who de
livered a stirring address in the First
l'.aptist church Sunday night, spent
Tuesday night in jail and yesterday
pleaded guilty to a charge of intoxi
to nopi'ire a majority interest in tlie
Northern Pac ific w ill be qr.es-tloni d,
s-inco under the liws of Montana and
other states, to which the western line
is subject, there is grave doubt that
it could legally hold the Nortnern Pa
cific if it so desired. These laws, tho
company will contend, prevent the Ore
gon Short line from either owning or
voting the stock which it demands."
TTOt'I-D RESTRAIN THE COMPANY
Injunction Akvl to I'revnnt the Matins
of tl- Stockholder.
New York. April 7. Vice Chancellor
r.ergi n ha signed an order in Jersey
City to show cause why an injunction
should not be issued to restrain the
Northern Securities company from hav
ing a stockholders meeting April 1M;
from distributing any stock of tho
Northern Pacific Kailway company and
from taking action in regard to the
reduction of its capital stock.
Application for the injunction was
made by the Continental Securities
company which asketl the -ourt of
chancery to compel the Northern Se
curities company to return to the orig
inal stockholders of the Northern Pa
cific Tailway and of the Crcflt North
ern Pail way company the stocks for
merly held by them. uion the same
terms under which the stock of the
two companies vas acquired by the
Northern Seouritiescompany. The com
plainant comiKiny held stock in the
Northern Securities company. A'tu
ments will le heard next Monday in
Officials of the Northern Sii-urities
company said they know little of Vie
suit, but that their representative in
Hobokcu had been served with the in
junction pajers. "We will meet the
complaint with the statement that the
Northern Securities' plan is perfectly
just and legal." said a representative
of the Securities company.
Rank Rnpriit for Rusine.
Akron. O.. April 7. The Akron Sav
ings bank, which eb.s4-d Tuesday, bis
reouenedi Its doors for business, with
SIXTY TIMES TO M'KINLEY'S 3
Shown by Report Sent to Speaker
Cannon by Civil Service
Washington. April 7. A report sent
to Speaker Cannon by the civil M-rvice
commission shows that while Presi
dent McKinley suspended the civil ser
vice law three times for flie purpose
of making appointments without re
quiring the applicants to take an ex
amination, President Iloosevelt has
suspended the law 00 times for the
purpose of appointing persons or al
lowing their promotion without ex
amination. The persons whom President Mc
Kinley appointed were .lames X. Ty-
ner, Harrison .1. 1 'arret t and liiftorti
Piuchot. who was made chief of the
forestry division in the department of
I e talis of Suspensions.
In details the suspensions of the law
by Mr. Koosevelt are: as follows:
Thirty-three appointments allowed
without examination. In this head the
positions covered by the oroers range
from a position in the Indian service
to a coachman in the navy depart
ment. lJeven reinstatements were al
lowed without regard to the vear lim
it fixed by the rules, ie certification
Hithori.cd without regard to the con
dition of the apportionment; one re-
-uance of certiiicate authorized; one
certification allowed without regard
to Ihe position of the name of the eli-
ilile; four transfers allowed from un
classified or excepted positions to
classified positions; one transfer al
lowed from tt mporary to permanent
classf'-l position; two transfers al-
low efjf.vJitlH ut regard to rule requiring
x in fhs prior service, one transfer
alloirod with regard to the rule re-
piiriag tlie same line of work; three
temporary appointments extended
without regard to the limitations of
the rule; one acceptance of applica
tion for examination allowed notwith
standing age limit fixed lv the rule.
TRYING TO CLEAR
Several lawyers Working on Case of
Lawrence Sanborn, of
New Orleans. April 7. Seeking to
straighten out the matrimonial tangle
in which Lawrence S. Sanborn, of Pos-
ton. is enmeshed, two lawyers from
Poston are here engiged in looking up
the rccoids of the ease. Ixcal coun
sel tiro to b engaged in an effort to
have the second marriage of Sanborn
to Miss Cerda Oh'sen. of Sweden, set
nsid. Sanborn married Miss Ohlsen
under the representation that he was
single, though In- had previously
wedded in Itrooklyn.
I 'of ore the papers were signed the
first Mrs. Kanlorn entered n dramr-tie
protest In Judge Downing's court. Tho
next day Judge Downing affixed his
signature and Sanliorn and his first
wife left the city, subsequently turning
up In San Antonio. Tex., where Mrs.
Sanborn was painfully hurt in a run
away accident. Miss Ohlsen's where
abouts is unknown. The lirst Mrs.
Sanborn is said to le with her niothcr
In law in Massachusetts.
MOB OF LYNCHERS
People of Belleville Assist in Keep
ing Guilty Ones Out or
PePeyii!,.. in., April 7. Many of tho
Citizens of P.r-IleviUe ii iVe set the seal
cf their approval on the lynching of
I.ivid YVyatt. which occurred hero
June l:i5t, by giving money to lynch
ers to aid tln-m in paying hues which
have been imposed on them for partici
pation in the affair. These men. four
teen in minilx-r, were each lined S.V)
and costs by Circuit Judge II. I. IV.
Holder at the January term of court
n their plea of guilty to the indict
ments of. rioting wfci-h, had been re
turned against them by the grand jury.
Some of the men were unable to pay
their linos at the time and they were
allowed a few weks in which to get
the money. Frank Schilling and Al
port YVelier. two of the men who had
:ot paid, were taken into custody by
the sheriff. Subeription papers were
cireulab-d among the eitlzcnsund Schil
ling succeeded in raising alout $40.
while Welter's friends raised all but i3
of the amount needed.
Game I Tie Asatn.
St. Louis. April 7. The St. Louis
National League team defeated the St.
Ixiuis Ameri-ats in the fourth game
for the local championship. Kach team
has won two games. The score; JSa-
UonaLi C, American 2. .....
Disaster to Party
Way to See Roosevelt.
26 DEAD OR HURT
Survivors Flee From
Scene in a
Maywood, 111., April 7. Sixty-three
Indians in a special car enroute to
Washington to see President Koose
velt were smashed into by a Chicago
it Northwestern mail train near here
today during a dense fog.
Three Indians were instantly killed,
three fatally injured and 2l others
more or less seriously hurt. The In
dians who were not pinned in the
wreck tied in a panic across the prai
rie. All the victims of the wreck were
Survivors Chant Over Dead.
After the bodies of the dead had
been removed from the wreckage and.
placed in a row beside the tracks an
incident probably unparalleled in
railway records took place. The unin
jured among tlie Indians gathered
about and led by Chief Iron Tail sol
emnly chanted the Indian "deep song."
Crush io Tunnel.
Parkershurg. W. Va.. April 7. One
trainman was killed, one fatally hurt
and three seriously injured in a col-
ision in a tunnel near West I'nion on
the llaltimore iV Ohio road today.
The passensrers escaped with slight
COURT DELAYED HALF HOUR
WHILE PRISONER SHAVES
Jackson. Ky.. April 7. "P.uniiner"
Spicer. charged with the murder of
James Johnson. delayed the proceedings
in his hearing thirty minutes while he
shaved. I'pon making his appearance
Judse llargis postponed the examina
tion until t morrow, owing to the ab
sence of witnesses.
Taft To Tie Spooner'a Ciuenl.
Madison, Wis., April 7. Secretary
of War William II. Taft will be in
Madison May 12, tho gmt of Senator
Spooner. Secretary Taft will address
the national convention of the Psi Vp
silon college fraternity hero.
LABOR COMMITTEE FOR FOSS BILL
Distinguished Prelate Presents
Strong Argument for
DECLARES STRIKES ARE HADES
Strikers Injured Morally by Tbeir
lOjpcrience in Waging
Washington. April 7. Members of
fhe house committee on labor b'sfi ned
to a jcoeli from Rishcp Spalding, of
Foot-la, I II.. in favor of the bill fa
thered by Volney W. Foster, providing
for a commission to arbitrate lalor
difficulties. Fishop Spalding s-aid that
the passage of the bill "would reduce
existing evils and would pave the way
for industrial peace," juid paraphrased
Sherman in saying tlmt strikes are
Kind of Ruilnrns TTiat Should On.
Answering questions by Acting
Cliairmsin Vn-eland. I'dshop Spalding
fa id it was not his opinion that the
proposed tribunal would never bo
oall-l upon to determine the iui-KtIon
of what Is a legitimate profit on th
Invstnioiit of capital. Its province
would b to settle disputes as to hours,
treatment and pay of employes. A
fair wage, he said, was determined
In the soft coal mines f tho w st
by the condition In the mines ami tl.e
cost of living. Whre a business? did
not iK-rmit a living wage fi fording
to th" l"u;tel Sf.itcs standard of liv
ing that bnsinc.-s should cease, de
clared, the bishop.
Strikes -Morally Injnrion.
Men v ho went out on n strike, he
F.tld. wcr.t back injured morally, aid
not the sanif men. The children of
strikers had l-een taught to taunt chil
dren of other workmen. AskeI if ho
dM not lelleve conditions were improv
ing Dishop Spalding said; that it did
not seem so to any ext"nt. He ta'd
tie riotous condLt'-jes daring the an
DECIDE CHARACTER OF OFFENSE
Fate of Kitradltlon Treaty in the
Balance Turner Hear
ing. Washing! n. April 7. Argument has
been heard in the case of Thomas
Walsehe. or James Lynchehaun, in
volving an Interpretation of the ek
traoi.ion treaty with t'reat I ritain.
Lynchehaim is an Irishman who while
residing on A chill island in ISD-l made
a murderous r.ssault on his landlady,
Mrs. Agnes McPowell. and was sen
tenced to imprisonment for life. Ks
caping in limy he came to the United
Staff's. When arrested in Indianapolis,
he denied his hhntitj', but the couifs
held that he had not succeeded in
establishing that he was not the man
Crime Held Political.
Tlie 1'nitcd States commissioner,
however, refused the man's extradition
on the ground that the crime was o
litical and therefore not extraditable
under the treaty. The question be
fore the supreme court, therefore, deals
especially with the character of the
offense, and was argued from that
point of view. Tlie supreme court's
decision may determine whether the
extradition treaty shall live or die.
Caso of Aiinrelilst Turner.
Washington. April 7. The lirst ensp
calculated to elicit an opinion from the
United States supreme court on Ihe
provision 'of the act of March :. V.'?..
prohibiting the landing in the I'nibd
Slates of theoretical uiiarchists from
other countries, has been argued In
that court. The case is that of John
Turner, an Knglishman who soon aft
cr landing in New York last October
was taken into custody at the instiga.
tion of the board or' immigration and
ordered deported. The order has been
sustaim-d by Secretary Cortelyou and
the circuit court for the southern dis
trict of New York.
J'ayne ; on a Ilraltli Trip.
Washington. April 7. Post ma si cr
General l'avne has left here on the
Norfolk boat for i poind of recupera
tion at Old Point Comfort. Va. Though
considerably better than he has been
sir.ee his illness first confined him to
his bed he is far from being a well
Bnried on Sliiloli Ijr.
Washington, April 7. on Ihe annl-
voiarv of the battl" of Shilob, where
he was seriously wounded, the late
(Jen. Americtis V. Rice, of Ohio, was
buried at the National cemetery ut Ar
l or II.---t Sacar Mod.
Washington. April 7. The senate
has passed a resolution authorizing the
printing for free distribution of 110.
0m copies of a recent reiort on the
beet sugar "Industry.
thracite "strike wire not ns i.ail as tne
newspapers had made them, nlthough
there was picketing and always would
be violence in strikes. "I don't he
lie.o there is in America any class of
employers who deliboratily do their
men wrong," declared I'dshop Spald
lnr. Condemn thn Sj-inpatli-llc Strike.
lie did not believe, he said'. In sympathetic-
strikes. The strike, he re
plied, when asked if he would deny
labor organizations tin right to strike,
was the one wca'Km of labor organiza
tion, and to deny that right would
be to deny the right to organize, but
tho great object sought, lie added. Is
to bring nlfout iMMceful settlements
without strikes. Ijilxir organizations,
he raid, had accoinulished much gonl
Krnate and lloaae in Uriel.
Washington. April 7. Hepburn nd-dross-d'
the senate at length on tho
subject of pure food. II" contendil
tliat a very large ptoiortion of foods,
dnias and liquors were adulterated
and that many drugs were absolutely
poisonous. Quarles' amendment to the
iMxstoflice appropriation for grading the
salaries of rural free delivery carriers
was di-elared out of order. The com
mittee amendment bearing on the sal
aries of carriers and regulating their
service for private individuals was nc
cepted. The bill was still pending t
adjournment. An executive session
In a five-hour ses-ion the house
passed seventeen bills relating to the
IMstrlct of Columbia, ami the Fowman
omnibus claims bill, carrying approxi
mately .irjs,u' for the payment of
small claim. The Alaska delegate bdl
was pending at adjournment.
CONGRESS ACTS TO ALLOW
ACCEPTANCE OF SNUFF BOX
Washington, April 7. Senator Cul
lom has reported favorably from the
senate committee on foreign relations
a bill to authorize Herbert W. I'owen,
minister of the Urdti-d States to Vcr.e-Zd'-la.
to accept The gift of a gold snufT
iox conferred, on him by th shah of
Officers of Loyal Amori
cans Are En
BY STATE OFFICERS
Plot to Make Away With
the Funds Al-
Springfield. 111.. April 7. With
. .i . ... .i t, i
charges tuai emcer: ui me uiijiu
t'irclc. otherwise known as the lra
ternal Army of l.oval Americans,
with headquarters at Springlield,
hac misappropriated over $.UMitl of
the film's of the society. William K.
Yredeiiherg. state superintendent of
insurance, has secured an injunction
temporarily restraining the organisa
tion from doing further business.
Yredcnburg ask-; that the injunction
be made perpetual; lliat a rcceixcr bo
appointed, and the assets be convert
ed and (list ribiited.
l ulou of Socle tU'M.
The bill recites that on Sept. 7,
l'.tOl), the Lo.vul Americans was organ
ized under the insurance laws of tho
state, and that in September,
tl'e society absorbed the Fraternal
Army of America. taking the
name of flu- Fraternal Army
of I.o.al Americans. in Febru
ary last the society merged with the
Koyal fircle. March Wl, tho
stale superintendent of insurance de
tailed Lucius l'foiits. V. II. Yates and
L. K. t'ieaveland to make an examina
tion f the books and affairs of the
The bill further alleges that II. .1.
Dunn, supreme president of thel'oul
Circle, in October, l'.HK!. anil February,
l'.IDt, drew $:;i).OUO net authorized by
(lie executive council, and for which
there was no adequate consideration.
The money, it is declared, was drawn
through a conspiracy entered into by
K. .1. D'iiiii. who at that time va- su
preme attorney for the Fraternal
Army of Lo.vnl Americans; .lames A.
Fasley, supreme treasurer; IMwin I.
Smith, supreme president, and Ira .1.
I'.ell. supreme secretary. The exami
nation is alleged to have shown that
during I'.in:! Smith and Hell omitted
from their statement to the, depart
ment claims for insurance, amount
ing in $'.:.', s-i'j.
TWO IOWA BANKS
FORCED TO CLOSE
Both Belong to II. S. Green, of Dow
City, Who Says All Debts
Will lie Paid.
Marshalltown. la., April 7. The Ex
ehauv" bank, of I ow City, and th
I'.ahk of Buck I'rovo, Crawford coun
ty, have failed with reported total lia
bilities of half a million dollars aiuk
assets of only 1. 0.i mn. Both are owned
by II. S. tJreene. of Iov City.
. t'reene S4IVK tin- assets nrt- iM-twecn
.7.-..(k nnd ."tKKi.boo greater than tl.o
direct liabilities, nnd depositors will lx
I i i 1 in full. He says the direct lia
bilities aggregate only L,K.(HK. S'wcu
lation in western cattle Is the causn
of the failure. X. Wilder, of Dow City,
has been apioiiit-d receiver of the two
PUT AT 79,900,389
Census Department Intimates In-
crease Has Been Nearly 1,
OOO.OOO Since lOOO.
Washington. April 7. The census
bureau today issued a bulletin which
ive- the estimated population of th"
toiled States for I'.lO:!, exclusive of
Maska and the insular possessions.
at 7J.)00.:;s'jI ;ui increase i f ?,,'MZ.HU
since the census of l'j(K).
MINERS OF IOWA CALL7T1
FOR ANOTHER COS. WHENCE
Osk'doosn. la.. April 1. An otilcktl
t.nll has l;c n Issued from miner' head
quarters hi re fr,r a Joint mii-ting of
operators and mine on April 11. at
which it 1.4 certain Mime agreement
will 1h reached and the differenced
Ix-twem the miners and ojerators at
isfactorily adjusted. It Is predicted
that the l",b striking miners In Iowa
will be back at .work within a week.