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VOL. LI1I. NO. 151.
ROCK ISLAXD, Hili., MONDAY, APRIL 18, ly04.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
PREPARING FOR GRAND
NAME FULL TICKET
FIRE IN HOSPITAL
TRIES TO CHEAT GAUM
ATTACK OM PORT ARTHUR
Socialists of Illinois Hold State j
Inmates in Panic Crowd the Up
AND MAY BE SUCCESSFUL
Convention at Peoria
per Windows Seeking
Fleet of Seventy Trans
ports Said to Be
LAND TO THE NORTH
Togo Tells in Detail of
the Last Assault
Tien T.-.in, .ril l From several
sources reports have liecu received
lien; .-saving a .Japanese Heet of oer
70 transports is heading for Kinehou,
north of I'ort Arthur.
Twenty Snips at Suns Jin.
Feoul. April Is- Thirty-three Rus
sian. ujif ! Sungjiu ou the night of
Tion-Tsin, April 18. A report lias
Itcon received hero that Port Arthur
Mas bomlrardod all day Frldiiy. jmd
that tho action was continued Satur
St. Petersburg. April IS. A dis
pell h from Port Arthur says sever
al eye-witness's n$wrt that a Japa
nese cruiser was lost outside of I'ort
Arthur April 12 ly striking one of its
own floating mines.
SENT ON BY RAIL
St. Petersburg. April is. The first
of five new submarine boats building
at St. Petersburg and 40 wagon loads
of ammunition were dispatched today
to the theatre of war. The submarine
boat, which was sent off in section:
is elliptical in hape and fitted with
HALF DELEGATES CHICAGO ANSI
Question or Immediate Demands
Carries After a Hot
Row at Opening of New
FRANTIC TO LEAP TO DEATH
One Dead, Fire Are Seriously In
jured Ijoss to Property
(iovernur John Collins, Chicago.
Lieutenant Governor A. IJ. l'rower,
improved electrical apparatus for fir- N'-' -?'n-
MISS EVALD TO BE BRIDE
OF REV. COKRAD E. HOFFSTEN
Invitation hae been issued for the
wedding of llcv. Conrad Kmanuel Hoff-
sten. pastor of (Jraoe Kngiish Luther
an cliurcli. am! Mis Anna i idelia
l.vald, caugliier of Mr. ami Mr.-. Carl
A. Kvald. of Chicago. The cereinonv
will take place at Lutheran Kmanuel
church. Chicago. May 11. at 7 o'clock
in the evening. Kev. and Mrs. Hoff-
sten will be at home Thursdays after
Oct. 1 at their home on Fort v-fourth
Secretary of State Peyton Poswell,
Attorney tieneral Samuel Plock.
Auditor Albert Ki-emenn. Chicago.
."school Trustees Mrs. (iertrude
Preslow Hunt. May Wood mansee. V
. Dalton, all of Chicago.
i eoria. in., .pril is. I lie state con
tention of the socialist party, held in
DOORS KEPT LOCKED
Raines, Hill's Man, is
Chosen to Wield
Albany. April Is. I he democratic
state convention to elect delegates to
the national convention was called to
rder at - thi afternoon. There was
this city yesterday, placed the above I great confusion, resulting f rom orders
Full Keport From Toko.
Tnkio. April IS. At last an official
reprt of the act ion off I'ort Arthur
in which the- IJnssiaii Iwittlosuip IVtro
jrivlovsk was sunk, has been received
ly the Japanese government from Ad
miral Toto. The reK)it says that at
BRING $2,500,000 IN LACES
FROM IRELAND TO THE FAIR
lueentow n, Ireland. April 1. The
steamer Ktruria. which has sailed for
evv York, carries the Irish section
for the St. Louis exposition. It in
cludes lace valued at $2,500,000 and
several tons of soil gathered from the
four provinces. The exhibit is accom
panied by 7- persons.
ticket in nomination. I he convention
had tlie largest attendance in the his
tory of the partv, 20 delegates being
present, half of whom were from
Cook count v.
The only excitement was at the ev
ening session, when maioritv and
minority reports were presented tin
the immediate demands question. F.
W. Knoche. of the Chicago socialists.
given to keep the doors closed until
the last moment. The crush was tre
I'ollce Were Helnleta.
The aisles were filled with a yelling.
scrambling crowd. I he police were
all but delpless. Hats were smashed,
chiming torn aim Jaees scratched in
Former State Senator Caines was
GRAND DUKE CYRIL,
midnight of April 12 a Japanese tor
pedo flotilla laid mines at several
IHunta outside of Port Arthur, across
the channel, and that on the l.'Jth the
Japanese spiadron enticed the Russian
Bg.tuidTon outside tlie harlKr. and then
attacked it. The I (use tans starttxl to
retreat and the Petropavlovsk struck
a Japanese mine and wis sunk. An
other Russian ship was seen to lose
her freedom of action, but could not
Sinking of Kiift.lan l-t rnrer.
At dawn of the Pith, after tho mines
had Uvn placed, the Japanese flotilla
discovered a Russian destroyer outside
the harlor. attacked it and sank it:
another Russian destroyer discovered
outside mansigcd to escape. The Jap
anese had tw iinti slichtly wounded
in this action. The lomlardment of
Port Arthur on the 14th Is then de
tailed, but does not differ from tlie
dispatches heretofore printed. Admlr
ai Togo says the Ju panes ships stif
ferfd no da maces In these actions.
Japa Are Very Much KIatel.
The Jninese are elated over the
fnioecses they have won at Port Ar
thur. They are also proud of the
achievements of Vice Admiral Togo,
particularly of his newest strategy of
"ountermlTdng the enemy's harlor and
decoying him across this field of mines
to an equally dangerous flank Attack.
japs just took a few notks
Then Engineered the Scheme That
Urought Ilater to the Russians.
The success of the system of placing
deadly counter-mines is due largely to
a series of careful olservations made
by tho Japanese during their previous
attacks on Port Arthur. The Japa
nese saw the Russian fleet hwve the
harbor and return to it several times,
and they 'discovered that the Russian
warship followed an identical course
every rime they came out or went in.
evidently for Uie vun&se oCavoidits
their ovvii mines. Tlie Japaiu-se took
boa rings on this course. When tlie
do-troyer division; of the Japanese tor
pedo llotilla laid the ciintcr-inines dur
ing the night of April 12-13 they placed"
them along this course.
The weather of the night of April
12-13 favored the work. There was
a heavy rain, the night was d;irk and
cloudy, and the Riislans searchlights
playing over the channel failed to re
veal the presence of the Japanese' de
stroyers. Rear Admiral Iowa was in
command of the Japanese squadron
which decoyed the Russian shlis over
the lick! of mines. His squadron con
slstod of the cruisers Chitose, Yp&hino.
Kasagi and Takasago. all unarmored
vessels, which prnted i tempting
iKiit for the heavier Russian shlp.
Yieo Admiral Togo dire ted the fleet
attack. He had the battleship Hat
suse. . Mikasa. Asahi. Shikishima.
Yahima and Fuji. He waited thirty
miles out at sea until Rear Admiral
Dewa signaled hiiu by wireless tel
graph to come In. His vessels then
dashed at full siiood toward the en
trant of the barlior. All the Iwittle
ahlps under Yieo Admiral Togo are
capable of a speed of IS knots and
they quickly covered the distance.
It is not clear wliat warned the
Russians that they had lcn trapiwd.
but they probably discerned the hat
thjdiip squadron on the horizon and
jftreated precipitately to the harlvor.
Yice Ad mini 1 Togo diid not succeed in
preventing the Russian from entering,
but did force them to a disastrous re
treat, which ended in the destruction
of the Petropavlovsk and the disabling
of the PobWda. After theseccurrenc s
the cruisers Niskin and Kaisuga were
istl to bombatd Port Arthur. They
mssons the highest angletl guru in th
flet. capsible of throwing shells to
the elevated Russian land works,
which are beyond attainment by the
a vera T naval wenin.
Expressions of regret at the dotith
of Yieo Admiral Mukaroff are gener
al here. Sveaklng for the naval staff
Commander Ogasawnra has published
a lengthy stateimut in which he la
ments the death of the Russian vice
admiral, and pronounces it to le a
loss to the navies of the world. The
Japanese report that the wreck of the
Petropavlovsk lies southeast of Golds
en Hill, one mile outside the entrance
to the harbor.
St. Petersburg. April is. It is as
serted here with great posit iv eness
Ku-si.i has purchased two warships at
Scliicliau and Killing.
j championed the minority report and elected chairman.
bitterly denounced the opportunists.
Nominated later for delegate to the
national convention, he refused it
r'from such a crowd." Attorney Sey
mour Stcadmau led the tight for the
measure, which finally was adopted
by a vote of 00 to 5S. K. H-Limit-en.
of Chicago, was chairman of the
meeting, and II. J. A"iehle, of Chicago,
Investigation ot Death of Private
Young Does Not Fix
FOUNDER OF DIXON COLLEGE
PUT IN JAIL FOR CONTEMPT
Dixon. 111.. April IS. Professor.!. I
Dille. a prominent member of society
in Dixon and a member of the Melh
odist church, has been sent to jail for
.-ix days for contempt of the county
court, and is now serving his sentence
The matter in dispute originally grew
out of the possession of property
claimed by the Dixon llusiness college
of which Professor Dille was the
founder and for many years the head
1 he property is practically in tin
hands of his father-in-law, Mr. Flint
who is also prominent in Dixon. An
aiiempt was mace to save Trofessor
Dille from actually serving his jai
sentence, through the resort o;
habeas corpus proceedings, but the
ipplication for the writ was refused
by Circuit Judge Farrand.
The. property involved was not large
several hundred dollars, including law
books, pictures ami other personal
property, but a good deal of feeling
has grown out of the case, and Pro
fessor Dille refused to disclose the
whereabouts of the property or mak
responses to the proceedings of court.
He claims that the property i.s hi
THE EMPRESS OF RUSSIA
i. I'eiersimrg. .pri is. the em
press is suffeiing from innuena
which is almost epidemic here.
Senate and Ilonse in RrleC
Washington. April 18. I he entire
d:iy in the senate was given up to tue
consideration without action of a bil
for the modification of the agreement
of the Indians of the Devil's Lake rs-
ervation In North Dakota for the sale
ef their lands.
The routine work on the general
deficiency bill was nearly completed
by the hou Tlie feature of the day
was a speech of criticism on Theo
dore Roorsevolt, the Republican presi
dential candidate"' by ratterson of
Gov. Vardaman Says Roosevelt is
Held Dangerous by Southerners
St. Louis. April 1. tiov. Yardaman,
f Mississippi, in an interview here.
"Politically pea king. President
Iloosevelt is more to be feared than
war. pestilence or famine.
"He is looked upon in our state and
in the south as all that is bad an 1 dan
gerous for the country.
"He represents that which works
n!y for the power of the one usurp
ing the power of the governing ImkIJcs.
"His action in the case of P.ooker
T. Washington was a great mistake.
It is considered so throughout the
south. It is looked upon as a mis
take in every wav.
"Hooker T. Washington is a good
nigger. He is all right, if he only
keeps in his place.
"Through the Washington incident
and other high-handed acts. President
Roosevelt has lost the vote of the
"In the whole state of Mississippi
with a million ami a half of inhabi
tants, voting inhabitants. I don't be
lieve he would receive over 40 votes.
""What influence has Rryan in the
south? He has much. Rut I don't
think that there U any likelihood of
his trving for the nomination.
"Parker is strong in the south, but
I hope that Mississippi will send its
delegates to the convention unin
structed. so that when a good man is
put up they will be free to vote for
"The democratic platform will not
be the same, I feel sure, for there are
a number of dead i-sues to be elimina
ted. "My position on the money question
is the tame a it was four years ago."
I'ciisacola. Fla.. April is. That
there has been no rioting iiinoutr the
blue jackets and landmeu since Sat
urday night, when one artilleryman
from Fort liarranacas was killed and
four or five blue jackets were wound
ed, was due to ilie presence of three
detachments i f marines, heavily arm
ed. During the night in I early morn
ing the blue jackets made efforts to
purchase arms and ammunition.
While the marines were on guard duty
ashore many nine jackets were arrest
ed and sent back to the ships in
1 he coroners jury, on investigating
the death of Private Young, returnee
a verdict that he came to his death at
the hands of unknown persons.
COAL MINERS END
STRIKE IN IOWA
Sign Agreement With Operators Tor
Two Years and Go to
lies .Moines, April Is. Coal opera
tors and miners signed an agreement
today, under the terms of which Iowa
mines will be oiieratcd for two vears
dating from April 1 last. The miners
returned to work today.
WARSHIPS FOR THE FAIR
HAVE REACHED MEMPHIS
Memphis. Turn.. April IS. The
United States gunboat Nashville and
the torpedo loat dMroycr Lawrence,
on their way to take part in the open
ing exercises of . the Louisiana Pur-
ch ise exiKosition at St. Iouis. have
arrived here. The Nashville Mil! have
to house her topmasts before ste can
get under the bridge.
INDIANAPOLIS HOTEL BURNED
Occidental Filled with ;,( Takes Fire
and Initiates Ex-ape In Their
Indianapolis. April is. Fire which
for almost two hours threatened to de
stroy the principal retail district was
discovered in the Occidental hotel. Ev
ery fire company in the city, as well as
those from the outlying suburbs, was
summoned. The house was filled with
guests, and a panic was narrowly
averted. There were manv narrow ea-
caies from the A mies and suffocation.
the inmates being compelled to leave
the building clad only in their night
The hotel, which fronts for half a
block on Illinois street sontb of Wash
ington, was valued at $liM". and is
cutted. The loss is estimated at .".
0. The following is the list of losses
to business houses on the ground floor
of the building: I'erger's pharmacy.?S.-
0": Kioro's candv kitchen. $.".."sni;
Ruben's Clothing company, $.1.fi:
Raphael Millinery company. fl0.HX);
P. J. Ryan, hatter. $s.uio; Henry Rerst
beim. jeweler. $1.0uu; Rennie A. Mil
ler. 2.500; A. Schomber. cigars, $1.0OO.
In every case the lems Is lulls CM'Ubi
by insuxaac tT ...
Indianapolis. April IS. While the
city tire department, reinforced by
eouipanitt? from the suburbs, was be
ing taxed to its utmost fighting tire
at the Occidental hotel, an alarm was
turned in from St. Yhuvnt's hospital.
When the first fire company arrived
one life had been lost and several
were seriously injured in tho panic
that followed. Harriet Leahv imnned
from the fourth iioor and was in
One or the Injured May !!.
The injured are Miss Kale Reach.
believed to be fatally Injured by fall
ing from third floor while trving to
escape by means of a rope made of
beil clothing: Sister Superior Stelia.
seriously injured by shock following
a surgical otwratiou; Sister Nordica.
seriously injured by shock; William
Schneider, a patient, who at the time
of the fire was undergoing an op
eration: Henry N'-hols, Connersville,
Just oiiorated upon for appendicitis.
ran down stairs and is in a critical
condition. Several other nurses and
attendants were more or less bruised
in their endieavor to escape from what
they thought was instant death.
Panic on the Third and Fourth Floors.
At every window on the third smd
fourth floors were vrowded the panic-
stricken men and women, screaming
for help to those o nthe street below.
The panic- that raged on the third and
fourth floors continued until long aft
er the fiie had been quenched. Pa
tients w ho had just undergone ourgical
opreations rushed from their lieds to
the wiudows). and ntteuirted to lhrovv
theniselves to the ground. In the rear
men, and women were making ropes
of bed clothing by which Ley escaped
to the ground in -low.
Other I a tali tie Are Feared.
As an unusi:al number of surgical
operations were performed in the hos
pital on' Saturday many of the pa
tients, carried from their beds bv tho
rescuers, were in a oiitieal condition,
and tlie physicians in charge fear that
many fatalities may result.
Hero Who Saved Twenty-Seven.
.lames nawsoa. an emaciated pa
tient, worked heroically nmong tho
panic-stricken mw and women In the
third. floor. One after another he
pulled away from the windows those
who wore prepaiing to jump to the
street below ami piloted them through
the smoke to places of safety on the
first floor. After saving twenty-'seycii
nurses and patients from iossilIe In
jury in this manner he lost conscious
ness; and was carried into the male
ward, where nndical attention was
given him. and he revived. Smoke
caused all the panic. The tire lass doos
not exceed 1.1410.
LOSSCS TO THE
Disaster seems to have followed
fast the. Russian fleet at Port Arthur.
The element of misfortune probably
the result of inefficiency among :he
officer; also lias figured materially 1o
lessen or impair uie naval lorccs oi
the c.ar. The loss to the fleet has
been as follows, the list being given
in the order of occurrence:
t'arev itch, battleship, torpedoed at
rt Arthur Feb. s: not yet serxicea
Itetivan. battleship, torpedoed a
Port Arthur Feb. s; not vet repaired.
Pallada. cruiser, torpedoed at I'ort
Arthur Feb. S; not vet in service.
Askold. cruiser, damaged by torpedo
Ft '. s; now in service.
Yariag. armored cruiser, riddled by
the Japanese at Chemulpo Feb. .. and
later blown up by her commander.
Korietz. gunboat, blown up by her
commander at Chemulpo Feb. 11.
Yencsei, transport, blown up by a
mine near I'ort Arthur Feb. P.. !l."i
Roxarin. cruiser, blown up near
I'ort Arthur Feb. bi. 1115 men losing
Petropavlovsk. first class battleship,
unk April PI. over fM lives being lost.
Itra-hni. torpedo boat destroyer,
unk bv Japanese fleet April i:?.
I'obie !a. battleship, damaged April
not vet repaired.
Destroyer, name unknown, sunk in
torpedo boat fight March 10.
Diana, cruiser, damaged in bom
bardment March !.: now repaired.
I he Sevastopol, the latest reported
loss to the lliissians. was first eouimis-
ioned in ls'.Mi. and is .f lll.lUJO ions
Lisplaceinent. She tarries four 'Z-
Neidermeyer, Car Barn
HATCHES AND PENCIL
Eats Heads and Cuts
Veins in His
inch guns and has four torpedo tubes.
er speed is 17':. knots and her full
oal c:i paeit v 1 .).,() t oils.
FAMILY REUNION ENDS IN
A POLICE COURT SCENE
Kokomo. I ml.. April IS. There was
a reunion of the Abney family In May-en-
I .rose's court as the result of which
live brothers and four hrthcr-in-Iaws
were fined for intoxication and riot.
After a banquet fallowing a primary
election, the Abneys bombarded a re
sort. In the melee a woman shot
Abney in the leg and put the others to
flight with her revolver.
HARMONY AT HARMON
HAS CEASED TO EXIST
Sterling. 111.. April is. An alder-
mamc feud in Harmon, near here. win.
it is feared, lead to bloodshed. All the
aiiierineii are heavily armed for self
protection. Mike Jhirke lias been ar
rested on a charge of trving- to burn
up ihe town. Aid. Kcngler's store
was w rccU"i bv ovnaiuite and defec
tives and hloiidhoii ii'ls are out looking'
r t he dv namiters.
AN INSANELY JEALOUS
WOMAN KILLS ANOTHER
Pittsburg. April Id. Y.'hile walking
along Airbrake avenue in Wilmcrding
Mrs. Laura Ilebach. aged .".2 years, of
Piteairn. was shot and killed by Mrs.
Hugh P.eiiinger. with whose husband
Mrs. K.ib.-icli was strolling. Heninger,
who first drew the tire of his wife, was
shot in the leg. Mrs. Heninger and her
husband were both locked up in tlie
Wilmcrding jail. P.eninger's injury i-t
merely a llesh wound.
The Pcningcrs and tin- Uebrachs are
neighbors, end it said that Mrs. P.eiiin
ger was insanely jealous of her hus
band, lie left home early in the even
ing for Wilmcrding. and he protests
that the' meeting with Mrs. Itebiaeh
was purely casual. When Mrs. P.eii
inger realized what she had done she
collapsed. She is the mother of two
children, ngitl Yl and 14 years, respectively.
MAYOR ORDERS ARREST
AND IS FATALLY SHOT
Sioux City. Li.. April IS. Mayor
John P.unn. of Washta. Ia.. was per
haps fatally shot by Harry Thompson
a well digger whom the mayor had
ordered placed in:d r arrest for dL-or
dcrly conduct. Marshal Wilcox at
tcmpttd to make the arrest, but
Thompson resisted and escaped. lie
then procured' a revolver and hunted
up the mayor and fired three shots at
him. one of which look effect in
M iyor Punn's neck. A mob of loo
men attempted to lynch Ihompson.
but Sheriff if ogam who txd; char,
of him. got his prisoner on board of
Chit-ago. April Is.- Peter Nictlet
mever, leader of the car barn baulits
condemned to die on the gallows next
I'rida.v. made two desperate attempts
at suicide toda.v. lli condition is
Swallowed "OO Heads.
Nicdcriiieyer first swallowed the
heads f about LMH) matches; then with
a sharp lead pencil he opened the
veins in the left wrist. I imn being
discovered bv the guard he was taken
to the hospital, where the wound was
ressed. but soon after, while appar
ently unconscious. Nieuerniev er tore
off the bandages anil reopened the
wound, lb- unconsciously uttered a
groan, which brought the attendants
to his bedside. The bandit pleaded
with the doctors to allow him to die.
Letter Found In Cell.
In a letter found in hi- cell Nieder
mever expressed repeni a nee. but glor
ifies in his 1 rage and lovally to his
companions in crime, and savs he at
tempted suicide to show the public he
could cheat the gal.'ows notwithstand
ing' the close guard placed over him.
It is believed the pho-phoiiis front
the matches has buriie 1 him so se
verely thai his life cannot be saved
for final snutting out on Ihe gallows.
a train, and oscajied.
TWO BOYS KILLED IN AN
ELEVATOR IN NEBRASKA
rails City, Neb., April is.-1 wo
boys. Lester Kerinode and Alfred
Poyd. aged repecth cly 7 and !." years,
lost their lives while playing In an
elevator. Unaware of the Imys' pres
ence elevator men opened the chute to
fill a car. and in the rush of the grain
the boys were tallied under uud
Submarine Boat Run Over and
Wrecked Lost by Three Seconds
reunion. April At tin unveiling
f the Nelson memorial at Path the
carl of Selborne. first J.rd of the ad
mirable, announced t bat there had
een recovered from the wrecked sub
marine boat A I. which was sunk
March is and it entire crew lost, the
emains of the optical tube and part
of the conning tower. wi!4i mark- en-
aiding tlie accident to le explained.
'"The officer in charge light fre
quently to have scanned the horizon."
said Lord Selborne. "but he had or
ders to look out for his 111:1 jest V "s ship
.luno, and in his anxiety to observe it
he forgot too long to scan the hori
zon. "The officer suddenly saw looming
in his field of vision the how of a
great ship. He rapidly turned Ids
tube, saw the ship wh right 011 top of
him. and immediately made his .sub
marine boat dive, and to thvw the
tragedy of the event it appears that
there were only three seconds bc-
iwcen ine crew and saiciy. 1 nree sec
onds more would have taken the sub
marine boat under the ship.'"
If ul a lUMigli Time nt Sa.
Chcia-o. April IN. With be.- flecks
covered with snow and the ninety pas
sengers glad to ri .:',! shore again the
loodrich line sliamei Porg!a reached
p rt many hours overdue, having en
countered one of tin wor.-'t hurricanes
in the history of the lakes on her trip
C hild linrned to Drath.
Newcastle. I ml.. April IN. Annie
Pundy. iiswl ! years, was burn! to
death during a tire which destroyed
the home of John Murphy. Mrs. Mur
phy and 2-days-old child were almost
suffocated wh'n they were carried
from the burning house. (
"TIME AND TIDE," LEERE'S
NEW BARGE, IN THE WATER
Ihe hull of the pleasure vncht,
"rime and Tide." which the Lambs at
( linton are building for C. II. Deere,
was launched la-t week. The Clinton
Herald describes what the boat is to
be when completed a- follow:
"Time and Tide." which is
10O feet long anil is feet wide,
with two decks, which are to have
canva- sides, anil will be supplied
with swinging- chaiiv. hammocks and
all the accessories for spending a sum
mer day delight fully . The approach
from the main to tin- shade deck is
by mean of a broad open stairvvav,
which will be of handsome finish, and
leads from the forward room ,,f tho
first deck. This room i ii, by u, j,nd
is lo be tilted up with plate glass mir
rors, two handsome cabinets, g till
rack-. and other appurtenances.
Leading back from the main room are
six staterooms, bath room, dining
ervant ipiarlers. and cold
laiil. The kiti hen is a very
allair. !xi:;. and has four
spacious cupboards. The toilet rooms
are as on this deck.
All of the rooms are healed by
hot water, and lit by electricity, the
power for the pump a;:d dvnniuo being
fiiidi-hc'l bv a gasoline engine;
Time and Tide" is a barge, ami
when it carries it owner ami hi
friend over the water of the Missis
sippi and it tributaries, will. as3
its name implie-. await for no man.
except the pilot of the steamer who
has it in tow.
IROQUOIS THEATRE IN
HANDS OF E?TERN MEN
( hie-ago. April 1. According to a
report from the east, the Jronuoix
Iheafre ha- passed into the hands of
llich v Harris-, theatrical managers, of
New York City. The deal was closed
la-t Thursday, according to the storv.
the firm buying all the rights and
privileges of the Iroouois Theatre
BILL IS PASSED BY HOUSE
Washington. April is. The bouse
passed the general deficiency appro
JInklns How I.- your son gettlnir
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