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EOCK ISLAND ARGU
VOIi. Mil. NO. 1G2.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.., WEDNESDAY, API1IL 27, ly04.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Said to be Cut
St. I'etcrsbui g, April 27. The gen
eral staff believes one of the1 Japanese
columns, while attempting to cross,
the Yalu at Turenchen, sustained a
severe lo.-s owing to an uncxiected
shelling by a Kussiun battery from
the opposite, bank, which destroyed
the .Japanese pontoons. The Japan
ese, the general stuff says, tried to
cross the river at six or seven, differ
ent points and succeeded only at one
Ku.Imd Aralo Seen.
London, April 27. A dispatch from
Kobe, Japan, says several vessels be
lieved to be Russian were again sight
ed off Wonsan, Koreu, today.
In Not Confirmed.
St. Petersburg. April 27. Tin- ad
miralty has no continuation of the
current report that Wonsan (Gensan),
Korea, has been bombarded.
Port Arthur, April 27. The situa
tion in this vicinity today is un
changed. Report CrnMlnC Frustrated.
St. retensbnrg. April 27. It Is re
torted that an attempt of the Japanese
to cross the Value hns been frus
KucfMnful Tent of Submarine..
Port Arthur. April 27. The experi
ment with submatlne loats here have
been attend! with hrillant ucewss.
All 8 quiet In t!he region of the fort
ress. VIdivMitok Sqnadran Cat OfT.
Paris. Ajril 27. A je-i:il to The
Journal fnin St. Petersburg says that
n jHtan squadron has got letwecn
the Yladiivos-tok squadron that visited.
Hen-San, am! tlmt the Russian thii
vre cut off from thrir port.
Kept Dlapiitrhea Secret.
St. Petersburg. April J7. The
censor's committee did rot give out
diit-patches rovivel regarding move
ments of the .ta'utit- to cro (; the
Yalu river, und stating that they had
Iiegun. It was intimated that Informa-
tion hul lecn received that the Japa
nese had crossed the river, but this
was nccompflnied by n statement that
the stKfess.of the enemy shonld In no
nse 1 regarded as an imiortant vlo
tory. the Russians having no Intention
of vigorously contesting the jvasage,
their plan being to annoy the enemy
ss much an i ssille.
lap utwltlel t h KiisiiImii.
It Is evident from the 'iisjtitchcs re
ceive.! here that hi order to render n
crofting forcible the JiUKinose made
a feint on Tatung Kau while the
troos actually cnttsed some miles up
th rivT Ttear Tchaniidjlou. Two com
panies were first thrown luto Man
churia, and entrenched, and Immedi
ately under the over cf their guns
Loratlon of the Klrt tight.
It Is regm'Hl as irrvlmble that wlien
these trnoj are in eutHcIcnt mini hero
they will march along the Manchurian
bank of the Yalu In the dire-tioai of
Anturtg. near which lies the road on
whit b the advance can continue to
Kong Hoang Tchang. where the first
determined-, stand of the Russians will
1 made. No report has been received
here, official or otlHrwise, showing
casiuilties on either ddc.
KKW FKATI BK AT PORT AKTHTR
Nemt Time the Japs Co There It Will Be
Ft. retervburg. A Til 27. The
cntrane into the service of four sul
marine bouU at Port Arthur means
the addition of a new and formidable
weapon for the defense of that strong
hold. The dispatch of the I oats in
tactions over the ruilrvtad luis been
shrouded in rsetTeey. und even today
many in St. Petersburg are inciiiHii
to fcuM the rert by oliicials of their
M"esenee at Port Arthur, or to acvept
flw information a trustworthy.
An effort now to close or blockade
Port Arthur will be too dangerouR, it
is thmsht. for Vice Admiral Togo to
attempt. The defrtrwlers of the port
will le able to guard against Japanese
chips atjiudicT. The. officials, bere are
WIFE MUST OBEY
. EVEN IN CRIME
Novel plea in Defense of Chicago
Woman Who Geta an
Chicago, April 27. Edward Travis
and wife, of Baltimore, were today ae
quitted on the charge of shoplifting
This is the ease in which the plea was
made for the wife that she should be
held innocent because whatever she
did was bv her husband's command
and according to the bible the woman
must obey lier husband at all tunes.
Chicago, April 27. The novel legaJ
plea that a wife is compelled under
Bibicul laws to obey her husband, even
If the husband commanded her to aid
him in secreting stolen protverty, wa
advanced by counsel for Mrs. Lizzie
Travers, who is on trial here with Ler
husband, Edward Travers, for shop
lifting. Mrs. Travers is said to come
from a prominent family in Baltimore.
Her maiden name is said to have been
Weaver, and a relative is said to be a
member of the Maryland legislature.
Travers Is from New York.
Much sympathy has been expressed
for the woman, and Assistant State's
Attorney Rarliour brought tears to the
eyes of the woman when he declared
that sha was a victim of love. Confes
sions made by each of the defendants
immediately after arrest in a Chicago
store were submitted to the jury. Mrs.
Travers confessed that she and her
husband had stolen from a number of
department stores here.
CLOSE CALL FOR 600
MINERS IN A FIRE
Got Out in Safety Through Second
ary Openings When Break
Seranton. Pa.. Ap.il 27. The Pine
brook breaker of the Seranton Coal
company was almost completely de
stroyed by tire. The loss Is estimated
at $UO.oo. and it is insured for ."m per
cent, of its value. All of the Goo men
at work in the mine when the Are
broke out. together with the mules,
were pot out iu safety, through sec
ondary openings. It being the dinner
hour the breaker boys were at play In
the breaker yard and therefore In no
The mine has been in operation fifty
two years but is good for twenty mere
and the breaker will be rebuilt at
once. The company will provide
places at other mines for as many of
the W0 hands as can be accom
modated. The others face a six mouths
RIOT IN SANGAMON COUNTY:
HEARST WINS ON ROLL CALL
Springfield. III.. April 27. A riot
was precipitated in the Sangamon
county democratic convention yester
day afternoon when Chairman Charles
Werner attempted to gavel through a
resolution instructing the delegates
to support W. II. Hearst. (Juiet was
not restored until the Hearst leaders
allowed a roll call on the proposition,
which had already been declared car
ried. On the call the Hearst support
ers were victorious, ami the state del
egation was instructed bv a vote of
114 to 74.
Delegates to the congressional con
vention were instructed for Congress
man Pen F. Caldwell. The convention
also indorsed Charles .1. Keitler for
MAN ROBBED OF $400 IS
FORCED TO THE P00RH0TJSE
AValxish. I ml.. April 27. Jolm
Koonse. SO years oldi hats gone to the
ixvorhouse as a result of a robbery of
wliich he was the victim a week ago.
He was staying tcmiorai1ly at the
home of Scott ICeno. and about a wrek
ago a little sack in which was $t0,
the price of a small piece of land on
which he had long lived, was stolen as
WRECKED STEAMER COLON
WILL BE A TOTAL LOSS
San Fi:incico. April 27. The Mo--.
clmnts Kxehange has rcci Ivd a dls
pateh from Acniutla. Salvador, stating
that the steamer Colon, which recent
ly struck a rock and was tetu htl at
that phne, will be a total loss as her
Kick ajrears to le broken. The al
vage of the cargo Is being attended to
bv the ca4aln.
net certain that tne .1 a j. nines have
Hubmarine totit. as they iossessd
none leforo the war, but since the be
ginning of hostilitis they undoubtedly
have kiM down a numler of fheru.
The Kussian submarine loats may
mkii have an opirtunity to dtnnon
strate the value of their type in war.
asi the Japanese fleet is nixrtei at
Chcfoo, ami the Interval of time it Is
usually alKent from I'ort Aitiur has
SkrrdlotT fs4Ma to Frost.
St. Petersburg. April Vice Ad
miral Skrydloff left St. Petersburg for
Moscow today. His departure was
marked by scenes similar to those
which accnnianied the farewells of
Their Controversy Reopened by
the Pennsylvania Man, Who
Supplies a Hot Roast.
DECLARES TARIFF IS THE ISSUE
Charges the New Yorker With Hav
ins Been on All Sides of the
Washington. April 27. Speaker Can
non today ruled the Cochran resolu
tion, for an investigation of the Dal-
zell charge that Cochran had cam
paigned for McKinley for "hire" in
ls'.HJ, was not privileged matter.
Washington. April 27. The Cock
ran-Dalzell dispute was given another
"whirl" In the house and the remark
were, if possible more personal than
they were last Saturday. Dalzell be
gan the entertainment by replying at
length to Cock ran. He snid a bunt
ing question iu the coming campaign
was the tariff and that the Democrat
ic leacVrs were all for free trade more
or less. Then ihe came to the con.
troversy on Saturdaj. He said that
the press disjatches intimated that he
laad nvide an unjust attack ou Cock
ram. "On the contrary, he saidu warni'
ly, "he made a mean and contemptible
attack on nie."
Declare Himself Justified.
Dalzell explained hLs remark of last
Saturday by saying that he had been
informed" that It was profitable to
Cockran to fcupport McKinley when,
he old. He vehemently declared that
" U1VI UIVAJ. A. Pa HU ,
he exclaimed1, "that I was justified
In making tliat charge, lecause it Is
the current belief to this day that
the gentleman received money for po
litical work." To support his charge
he eJild he would mention fcome facts
and circumstances connected with the
history of Cockran.
Attack. Cuckran'i Political Kerord.
He then, read from a number of
documents to show that Cockran start-
(vlasa green backer, and In IS'.mS stood
with the McKinley side because he
was for sound money. "For sound!
money in 1V.5," he said., amid IJepub
licn.n applau.se. "traveling all over th
eontincmt: in IfXK) in support of Ilryau
green backer, sound money man. free
silver man. He has been a Pryanite
and an nnti-P.rrnnlte. He was for
Bryan in IfNM). Is he for Pryan rnwV
So far as he could judge. Dalzell
said. 1m wis for "some gentleman up
In Now York, or may be in New Jcr
QIOTES A HEARST NEWSPAPER
A iso I hp ew lork Tribune Kmls with a
The Democratic side of the house,
he sah Lad gotten hysterical when
on Saturday he would not disclose the
name of hits informant. He then read
from the New York Journal, published
by Coekran'si eolhtigue, W. R. Hearst,
in August, isnil. n statement that
Cockran was for McKinley, "a position
which." said the publication, "to those
who remember his arer in congress
does not seem to Involve such a strain
on his feelingis as might be supposed.
especially with rumors in the air of
?2r.0.0O0 checks out of Hanna's 'educa
tional fund.'" He quoted from an
article In. the New York Tribune In
ISO,'!. In wlliich the stattment was made
that Coekntn evidently had leen deep
ly Incensed by the charge that he had
sold his oratory to the fusion cause,
but had lieen hired for a larger prlco
Dalzell closed amid wild Republican
applause with a most bitter denuncia
tion of Cockran. He referred to thot
gentleman's speech lefore the Demo
cratic conventioi which sent him to
congress, in which Cockran said: "We
have reached a ivoint where the coun
try Is regarcd as an International
hoodh:rn." Facing the Democratic
side and looking directly at Cockran
Ialzell declared that that utterance
was of as much Interest to them as
it was to himself. "If rhere 1h ary
hoodlums amongst us." he said, speak
ing with much vehemence, "they are
not t he product of American soil. Amor
lTin Institutions or American civiliza
tion." He was Interrupted with loud and
prolongl Republican applause. Con
tinuing, he s;ii!: "They are to be found
rather amongst tl.rse adventurr rs who.
having left their own country for their
country's good, tind in the field of
American politics prolific source of
notoriety and iHf: men who without
eoi "science and without conviction fii.d
an ojiortunity now with one iarty,
now with another, to find a market
for their peculiar wares, among r !,i h
Is not resi-ectalvility." He took bis
wat amid another storm of Republic
Cockran replied briefly, but bitterly,
lie referred contemptuously to tie
newspaper evidence by which Dalxcll
justified his charge, ami denied every
allegation made by the Pennsylvania
niemler. including thote referring to
Iiolitical inconsistency: ald he fuld
always protect him-if from Dalzell
by "choosimg my own side of the
street." and then introduced resolu
tions providing for a committee of five
memlcr8 to investigate DalzeU's
Senate And IIoom la Brief.
Washington, April 7. The senate
IS BLOWN UP
Much Damage Done
City of Pitts
SIX MEN VICTIMS
Church and Five Other
Pittsburg. April :'T.
the Paltimore & )lii
An engine on
hound, exploded early todav
Tenth stre-t and Pradi
men were fatally
Five buil;ngs were wrecked.
the St. Louis Polish Lutheran church
partly demolished. The cause of the
explosion !: unknown.
REAL "MRS. WIGGS"
Throws Jar of Slop
I.o'ilsville. April L'7. Mrs. Mary
Pass, the original "Mis. Wiggs of the
Cabbage Patch." was presented in the
poliec court on (lie c harge of throwing
a jar of slo: on the head f Mrs. Emily
Smith, of Hiizlewood. a suburb of
Louisville. The scene occurred !u the
rear of Mrs. P.is' domicile, whither
Mrs. Smith went after iepeired knocks
at the front door failed to gain a re
s'Hinso. Mrs. Pass contended that her life
has been madi miserable by the visits
of people from all sections and dimes.
who were prompted by none other mo
tive than curiosity. Mrs. Smith, on
the other hand, maintained that she
was prompted by a spirit of charity,
gaining the impression from the book
that "Mrs. Wijrss" as in need of assist
ance. The case was adjourned until
SIX TROLLEY LINES WILL
RUN TO THE FAIR GROUNDS
it. Louis. April Ui. Peglnning Sat
urday morning. April 3. two new
Ktreet car lines will be operated to the
World's fair grounds from the business
center of the city, making a total of
six trolley routes to the exposition.
passert the military academy appro
priation bill, the last of the supply
measures. An Amendment for the es
tablishment of a number of camp sites
was thrown out on a point of order.
The senate took a recess until 10 a.
m. toHay. An executive session was
Halzell and Cockran renewed their
dispute In the house, occupying txnr
ly the whole session. Finally CocLtUli
offered n resolution for an Inquiry as
to whether he had lieen paid for his
services in the McKnley campaign. A
point of order was ending against it
at adjournment. A resolution was
adopted inquiring what action had
been taken by the department of jus
tice relative to the coal trust, etc.
Gen. Joseph Dickinson Dead.
Washington, April . Hrigadier
General Joseph Dckimon. the last of
the adjutant generals of the army of
the Potomac, and chief of staff under
Generals Hookorand Meade during the
civil war. Is d-ad after an Illness of
three montlx. He was 7.' years old.
For years he had htn a sufferer from
I'ajrite To lie Hark Friday.
Washington. April 27. Postmaster
General Payne has telegraphed here
from Charleston. S. C. that he ex
pects to retirn to Washington In-
Corteljon Kntertalna the Frllnt.
Washington. Airil -. President
and Mrs. Roosevelt were entertainril at
a cabinet dinner by Secretary and Sirs.
CAPT. SART0RIS WEDDING
SOLEMNIZED IN CHURCH
Paris. April 27. The wedding of
('apt. Algernon Sartoris. grandson of
the late Gen. Grant, and Mile. Ccr
maine Ceeile .Sou fllard. niece oi Charles
E. Hall, of London, took place this af
ternoon at the church of St. Honored
Evlau before a large and fashionable
OUR COTTON BEST
Opinion cf French Mill Men
That They Are Bound to
COMPETITION IS IMPOSSIBLE
Cannot Itdize the Product of Other
Countries-Lou bet Keviewa
Troops at Koine.
Paris, April 27. Several large manu
facturers from Poubaix and Lille
caused a sensation at the meeting of
the syndicate of cotton and woolen
manufacturers here by refusing to join
. . . .... .
me igio-i raiico-iteigian society or
ganized to oppose extravagant pecu
lation on the I'nitedi States cotton mar
ket, as well as to eiuourage the growth
of cotton in tlu Sudan. Kgvpt, ami
other p:uts of the world. After a noisy
tumult the opjiosing lneiiibeis stated
their reasons for their views as fol
Only One Kiml of Cotton for ltuir.
"Kacli of these objects Us impose-ihle
of achievement. The American manu
facturers themselves are practically
ivowerless before the dLsastrcus Influ
emces of linan :;il ndventiireirs In New
York and New Orleans. If they ait?
Iowc?rIess we are much more helpless.
There Ls only one kind of cotton pos
sible in the long run for our industry
the cotton of tie southern states
of America. We all know it and might
nx well agree on it. Attempts to utilize
otlur kinds of cotton dining the past
fifteen years have lxen totally unsuc
cessful to fay nothing of the expense
of oix'tiing new fields. Where relief
for our pieycnt situation lies we k not
know, but it is certainly not to he
found in the direction advocated."
Would Lower lli Duty on I In Staple.
Most of the memlvers of the syndi
cate deplore thiis outsivokcnnoss as cal
culated to reate a lid effect. The
meet Lag ended, however, without the
pasi-age of thepropi.sed measure. "Talk
alxuit Aniericjif bluff:" sakl one of the
outsoken manufacturers. "If such a
measure had l ieu adopted It Would
have merely !eon a tremendous bluff,
intended to frighten American ottoii
growers, who would in reality not have
ft It In the least disturbed. What we
ought to do W. to force the government
to reduce the exorbitant duty on cot
ton. This would enable American grow
ers to cultivate eveial more million
bales a year than at present. Tluit U
the only hope from our point of view.'
CANNON MAY RUN WITH
ROOSEVELT IF HE WILL
Chicago. Anril 27. ".Toe Cannon, of
Illinois, will be the next vice president.
If he can be persuaded to accept the
nomination." declared Governor Cum
mins, of Iowa, at the Auditorium An
nex. Governor Cummins left Ies
Moines immediately after the legi.-la
tnre adjourned, presumably to go to
French Lh k Springs. lie impressed
upon his Interviewers that he had just
returned from th elndiana health re
sort, but he would not say he nad not
been to Washington and he announced
that he did not want to talk politics.
It has been reported, however, that
during his absence Governor Cummins
has journeyed to the capital of the
country and has leen approached by
people who wanted him to run with
Roosevelt. He denied this emphatically
and said it was preposterous.
DES MOINES STRIKE BEING
GRADUALLY BROKEN UP
1 ics .Monies. Ia., April 27. The re
turn of over roo union men to work
is believed to have broken the back
bone of the li'ht between the labor un
ions and the contractors. Plumbers and
electricians an still holding out. anil a
majority of the mill men have refused
to accept the terms offered by the em
ployers. Painters, also, are holding
out. but the carpenters and the brick
layers are for the most part resum
BIG DELEGATION LEAVES
FOR METHODIST CONFERENCE
Chicago. April 27. Neirly 400
atKtors and laymen from Chicago and
nearby cities and towns left last night
over different roatis to attend the gen
eral conference of the Methodist Epis
copal church at Los Angeles, liegimiing
May '3. A special train of ten sleepers,
dining car and baggage coaches over
the Chicago and Northwestern railroad
carried a majority of the delegates.
IOWA FARMER? ROUND UP
NINE WOLVES IN A DRIVE
Waterloo. 111.. April 27. Farmers of
I Mick Hollow conducted a wolf drive,
killing nine of the pests that have ter
rorized the country. Several uo-s
were lust. The wolves cross d the ice
ou tne .Mississippi, coining iroui me
Misouri mountains, ami have chased
children and killed much stock.
BUSINESS SECTION OF
BRAINABD, MINN., BURNS
Rrainard, Minn.. April 27. A file
which started at midnight and i- .-til!
burning destroyed the greater part of
the business portion
of this town.
THE ITALIAN ARMY
French President Receives
tional Honors on His
Rom April 27. President I.oulot
drove to the Piazza d'Armi with tuecn
Helena and revii wcd-'JO.Ot'O troops. M
Loubct and the qiuhmi were accom
panied by King Victor Emmanuel aiu
the royal princes, and followed by sev
eral hundred staff officers and the for
ciigu military attaches. The Pim-io
Ileiulits. the .laniculuni and Mi-ntt
Mario, surrounding the Piazza d'Armi.
were o;-upiil by several hundred thoi:,-
inil p-ople cluering and shouting,
w hile military bands played the "Mar
The president expressed to KJug Vi-
tor Kmnfcinucl the highest satisfaction
with the efficiency and martial I mm ring
of the troops, esivecially admiring t!w
Dersaglicri. who with their quick step
and waving cocks fesi titers in their
luita marchevl i;ut In. their m4t char
acteristic manner. Returning tj th
Quiriikil through the city the president
and the roval partv passl through
the Piazza li Simuna. where tlie his
toric steps of the church of the Trinita
IeMon,ti wen entirely coven-d w ith
flowers. prolucing a gorgeous effect.
M. lAMiU't and the king later visited
the Roman Forum, where they were
received by Prdfessor P.eui. dirtn'tor of
excavations, who In their presence un
earthed thre p.re-hL-toric toudrt. As
M. LoulK-t left the spot he said tl-e
forum was most Inspiring, as Ising the
cradle of the Latin race. He then vis
ited the Coliseum, and the unfinished
monument to Victor Emmanuel II
The whole of Rome was illumiiratiHl at
night. M. Loubet, the king and the
princes wen present at a reception
given at the capjtol to 3.000 guests.
Two Iayt' Convention of Republicans
Closes With Instructions
Indianapolis. April -'7. The republi
can state convention today nominated
a ticket headed by .1. prank Ilanley
and unanimously adepted a platform
which pays high tribute to Roose
velt's administration, instructs the
delegates to support his candidacy,
and reaffirms the principles of the
Indianapolis. April 27. The dele
fates to the Republican state conven
tion met in Toinlinson hall in what hi
said to lie the largest and most enthu
siastic convention ever held by the
iuuty in the state. Speeches were
heard by Representative Watson. Sen
ators Fairbanks and ReveriJjge. Gov
ernor Durbinand Representative Fred
IjimIls ai:-.? E. S. Hol'iday. and John
C. Chancy, Republic:! n congro-sioi:al
nominee in the Second district. Tin
keynote speech of Wats-on was consid
ered a intxN'l or oratory, and he was
frequently interrupted by applause.
When Senator Fairbanks and Itev
eridge entered the convention hall the
ex n vi nt ion stood and cheered wild y
for several minutes. At eveTV in nfJon
of the name of President Rotisevclt
the applause was loud and prolonged.
Poth Senators Fairbanks and P.ever
idge were given ovations when calhd
ujion to address the convention. Wat
son was elected itornianeiit chairman
am5 Harry A. Strohm secretary of Ihe
convention. After electing presidential
elector, national delegates and alter
nates theoonveiitlou adjourned to meet
this morning at U o'clock.
STATE G. A. R. IN SESSION
AT THE CAPITAL CITY
Springfield. III.. April 27. Hundreds
of veterans of the civil war are here
to attend the annual encampment of
the department of Illinois. G. A. R.
H;e weather is cool and cloudy. Th
citv is protuseiv decorated with Hit
national colors. 1 he council ot ad
ministration held a meeting at the be
hind hotel vesterd.iv afternoon. Last
night a grand camp tire was held in
the new state arsenal. The Woman
Kelief corps. Sons of Veterans, and
Ladies of ihe G. A. R. are also holding
meet ni' s here.
SISTER OF GUSTAV MARX
INSANE SINCE HANGING
Chicago. April 27. -Hat tie Marx, the
4-year-pId sister of Gustav Marx, one
f the three. car barn bandits hanged
at the county tad last l-ridav, has lost
r mind a- the result of the crimes
and subsequent execution of her
brother. I'ntil a few das ago the
voting woman was employed in a
ressmaking shf p n the north side,
lie was fond of Gu-tav and appeared
much ocpresse-! miring ins t ria I. When
her brother vv.-is convicted and the
death sentence nniMiscd she telt the
dow more keenly than her mother,
who has endured her sorrow stoically.
Kobhrt Cot Away with $2,200.
Elgin, 111., Airil 1. A threotory
buiiding has been wrecked by robbera
blowing up the safe of H. J. Schuetl
& Son at I'ingree Grove. The rob
bers tttapeil with. $,200.
Flood Situation Acute
Opposite and Above
Thousands of Acres of
Louis. April 7. Early today the
is.-ippi registered here and is
rising. There was a slight break
levee north of St. Louis ou the
side. The tlood tlircatcu-
ing MadNoii. Venice and Granite City.
Level Willi Street..
he water has risen to the level of
the streets in West Madison, find peo
ple are abandoning their homes ana
seeking satetv ou Inyli grounds.
It is estimated l.M) families havo
been forced to' leave their homes hi
the Missouri river bottoms. Tcnthous-
mil acres of farm lands arc inunda
Calioklu I'oiler Water.
Relleville. III.. April 27. It is report
d the town of fahokiu. III., a few
miles south of here, is entirely tinder
water. Most of the residents have
left their homes to the mercy of the
he Okavv river is out of its banks.
and at .New Athens. U miles east of
I.elleville. ci millions are verv bad.
0LNEY WINS MAJ0RI1Y
OF BAY STATE DELEGATES
Rostou. Mass.. April Democrat
ic conventions lor the election of de.'e-
rates to the national cnncntion at
:t. Louis were held in the It cotigres
i"nal districts of the slate yesterday.
i ud in all but four of the districts del-
fa tes either pledged or favorable to
ic nomination of Liehard Olney for
the presidency were chosen. (If these
lelegates 2.1 are claimed for Olney,
ix are conceded to Hearst, while one
is unpledged and noncommittal.
UNCLE SHELBY BOOSTS
pril 27.- Senator ( ul-
resscd the senate today on the
of the country's foreign rcla
I he speech was a careful re
the diplomatic or in I erna I imi-
(piestions which have been dispos
ed of during the McKinley and Roose
velt administrations. He said under
these admini-1 rat ions more important
diplomatic piestions have been
brought to a successful conclusion
than under any previous, administra
tion of the I n it ed States.
STRIKE IN BUILDING
TRADES AT LOUISVILLE
f.otiiss ill.. April 'J7.--AII the union
cai nters in Louisville. iiiiiiiIm Ing
about h:. and forty n of the ximo
trade not member- o4' the w giinl.a
tioii. w ill ko ii strike next Monday
for a closed shop and eight hours, with
pay for nine. The cabinet makers. Job
pi-intent and bricklayers have been ou
strike everal week.
GRANT'S FORMER RESIDENCE
GIVEN TO CITY OF GALENA
. II!.. April -27. --The 12th nn
bration of Gen. Grant's birth
held here to-lay. The f at ure
presentation by Gen. Fred I).
Grant to the city
d Galena of the res
occupied by hi
COLLAPSE OF CAGE THROWS
43 DOWN 2,000-FOOT SHAFT
.folia n ik sluJi g. April 27. ' The col
lapse of a cage in tin ftobiinson ndin
precipitate! forty-three native i.(jo0
feet to the bottom. All were kllledi.
The lottoni of the idisift is a quagmire
of Luman remains.
CONGRESS HOPES TO FINISH
ALL BUSINESS TOMORROW
Washington, April y".- Congress is
endeavoring to dispose of all matters
before it so as to adjourn sine die to
morrow. One Kthilol Not Heady.
St. Louis. April 'SI. It has been de
cided bv the I'hi.-fppinc World' fair
board not to open ti( reservation and
exhibits to the public until May 14.
The condition of the weather has re
tarded work. After the opening of the
World's fair, April TA), visitors will Ik
admitted to the ciiarteL but the natlvo
villages and exhibit building will U(