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SAMTA FE TRA1M UPSET Coacl.cs in Eighteen Feet of Water at Pomona, Kansas Chicago Child Drowns. 500 AHE RESCUED IN BOATS tTnprecedented Bains Swell River and Do Great Damage in Missouri Valley. Weakened by excessive rains and covered with water to a depth of two feet, tiie road of the Santa Fe line, one-half mile east of Pomona, Kan., gave way under the weight of tie nee ,ond sertlon of west-bound passenger train No. 5 at 3 o'clock Wednesday fterncon. Three coaches turned tur tle cn the right of the embankment nnd now lie In eighteen feet of water. The 4-year-old daughter of Mrs. Car rie Ho.-,e of Chicago was drowned. Two jof the 300 passengers on the train were injured. C'of-.rhra Toppled Oyer. The train had been detoured from the main line to the Emporia cut-off to avoid a flood blockade and encoun tered rising water a mile from Pomo na. A stop was made to examine the track and the train slowly entered the flood. Half the dlHtance to the depot had been traversed when the baggage car left the rails. The smoking car find the day coach followed, turned from the rails and slipped gradually Over the embankment and down Into eighteen feet of water that filled the slough nt the side of the roadbed. The turn was made so slowly, however, that the passengers, previously warned of the dangers of the track, succeeded In gaining the tops of the coaches that etlll stood upright In the flood. A relief train from Ottawa enme In sight through the rifting waters at 5 o'clock, but was compelled to return for additional boats and coils of rope to steady the boats against the swift current. Four bouts, manned by ex pert crews, took the passengers off. Homes were found for all the refugees At the farm houses and In the village of Pomona. float Is Swept Anir. One of the first of three boats to Teach the spot was caught in the wreckage and lost. The rescue train on its second trip plowed through two feet of water for three-quarters of a mile before it reached the point from which the boots were launched. In Pattonsburg, Mo., the dead are Ceorge Talmer, a harness-maker, and Harrison Walker, a section man, and D. Bower and wife, B. C. Nelson, a gro cery clerk and a man named Scott are missing. During the morning a call for aid was sent out from Pattonsburg, a town of 1.000 In Daviess County, Which was reported under seven 1,0 ten feet of water, and relief train Were made up at St. Joseph and Kan sas City. A dispatch from Santa Rosa, Mo., tated that the St. Joseph relief train was marooned between that place and Pattonsburg. Teh water had gone up until it was two feet over the track. Two Kansas City boats which started from Pattonsburg to the train are missing. But one St. Joseph boat got through. The engine whistled all Sight to guide the boatmen. The worst flood of the year Is raging In the pes Moines River Valley. The river has reached the fourteen- foot mark and threatens to go higher. Thousands of dollars' worth 'of corn has been swept away. Residences in the southern part of the city of Des Moines wore surrounded by a foot of water. Every railroad running trains Into Des Moines is hours late. 5? ' The University summer school, un ifier the direction of Dean George y, tames, hint begun. It promises a turgor attendance than lust year, when 1,200 students attended. The Chicago school board has decid ed to ubolinh Latin and algebra In the lower grades und readjust the course of study, making It more practical. A training school of domestic science for firls Is to he established. In the recent examination of fores try In the University of Michigan, William W. Morris received the murk of 87.73, the highest murk won In the recent forestry examination In all the universities of the country. He has been almost wholly self-supporting 'While at the university. ' The feature of the Macalester Col pege commencement, aside from the formal announcement that the en dowment fund of 1450,000 had been raised, was the recital given by the department of music. The Minnesota Indian School at Mor ris will not be taken over by the State for an agricultural station for a while. The government has appro priated 127,000 to maintain tlio Indian school i.utll the State takes hold. St. Joseph's Academy granted di plomas to thirty-one girls who finished the courts at that Institution in St Paul last Week. The commencement exercises were held outdoors. Arch bishop Ireland delivered tho address. in Des Moines, Iowa, Miss Maud Kwing and Miss Ida May TllJen utbool teachers, were ariestud haigb with having beaten y-yeur-old David Kuplain. Crivilz. Marinette County, Wis., Is to lif.ve a new agricultural school, pro- vlt'lr.g the residents of the county will tloiii'ib elyhty acres of tsullahlo brid for that jiurjioe. All of t it! .!Vl'!:ty C!l' o;;:Mios of Wisconsin, except Florence County, were represented at th University of Wisconsin fast year, In the total en- 4ro.'hueiit of 4,521 student TAT11ER OF THE TARITF BILL. ,1 .; .1 - Nelson, W. Aldrich. United States Senator from Ithode Island, and fath er of the tariff bill now before Con gress. HAS TEN OR MORE WIVES. John Madson Alleged to Have Duped Twenty-four Women. John Madson, wanted for bigamy In nearly every large city In the United States and many of the smaller ones, is in the hands of tho police of San Francisco. The authorities already have established that he married ten women and either was engaged or married to fourteen others. Each of the twenty-four women duped by Mad son Is said by the police to have lost money through his friendship. Nine of the women whom Madson married are: Mrs. Minnie Allen, 1418 Madison street, St. Louis, from whom he got 450 and a diamond ring. Mrs. Alice Richardson, St. Louis, who lost $200 before Madson disap peared. Mrs. Katherlne Haughnian, St. Louis, who lost $1,000. Mrs. Maggie E. Bloom, Hannibal, Mo., (who sold her home for Madson, Mrs. A. Farran, Koeheport, Mo., from whom he obtained $2,000. Mrs. Sylva Pollard Do Boimett, San Francisco, who lost her borne as a t6 ult of the wedding. Mrs. Henrietta Leopold, San Fran cisco, who lost $2C0. Mrs. Jessie Tretheway, Stockton, Cal., who threw him out of her house when she tried to borrow money. Mrs. Mary Wiggins Drown, Spring field, Mass., who lost $500. Madson Is said to have deserted each woman within a few hours after marrying her. Besides the women to whom the records show he was mar ried, ho was either engaged or mar ried to women in the following cities: San Francisco, three; Oakland, Cal., two; Memphis, Tenn,; Lawrence, Kan.; Jonesboro, Ark.; Santa Rosa, Cal.; Gettysburg, Ohio; New Orleans; St. Johns, Mich.; Hamilton, Ont. He also Is said to have a wife in Ger many. Almost without exception his victims have been widows or divorced women of middle age. U. S. VESSELS IN PROUD ARRAY. War Ships Valued at $200,000,000 Assemble for Maneuvers. Skirting the inner tip of Cape Cod there lay In the harbor of Province town, Mass., and near-by waters Sun day night the largest and most notnble fleet of war ships ever assembled for active duty under the Stars and Stripes. Every vessel of the half hun dred Is In readiness for practice ma neuvers which will tax the ingenuity and skill of the foremost naval minds of the country for the next month, the vessels. Including fourteen bat tie ships, cruisers, torpedo boats, sub marines, refrigerator ships, tenders and supply ships, numbering fifty-four vessels, all told, and representing a valuation of nearly $200,000,000, were drawn up In two parallel lines. Monday morning early two divisions of the fleet went outside for practice and maneuvers, two other divisions re maining Inside, which will be the pro gram throughout the maneuvers, the divisions alternating In the work. FIND COUNTERFEITING PLANT. Mllwaukrr I'ollre Arreat AVonirn mn! lilt ilr.-ii In llnld.' A quantity of counterfeit dollars, half dollars and quarters and a com plete counterfeiting plant was discov ered by the police In a raid on a cot tage at 525 Reeds street, Milwaukee. Mrs. Hajdukovltch, her three small children, and her sister, Anna Helen ovlch, the latter charged with attempt ing to pass a bogus coin, were ar rested. Vfii Iteiiut fur Knnaaa tHy. The passage or the Union station ordinance by the City Council and its signing by Mayor Ciltlcnden puts Kan sas City a stop nearer to a new pas senger depot to take the place of the rannthucKle structure that has been nn eyesore for so ninny years. .tepnya llo)ltui Tliefl. Fifty years ago a boy stole $f.0 from Dr. R. H. Hart well, a Thoniastown, Ga., druggist. The other day it was announced that this oy, now a well known physician In Naslniile, Tenn., hud repaid to the three dnuglitcrs of Dr. Hartwell $H)0 conscience money. Unuara II nl hy Imlliin l.aak. A severe earth shock occurred at 3 a. m. Thursday and was felt from Rawalpindi, the capital of tho Rawal pindi division. In India, to Chltral, the capital of the state of Chltral. Sev eral houses were thrown down. Tin shock also was felt ut Iskurdo, ttu capital of RultlHtun. Kill-il In ri.K.l Hurl. In a pistol duel on the street in Monroe, La., V. J. Webb shot und killed 8. L. Braeey. Webb received Several tsllgM woundJ rV,t :&l-niif A GOxIGEOVS SPECTACLE. Epocbmnklr.g Events Recr.I'.ed by Lake Champlain Tercentenary. One of the most roniarknMo cele brations In the h!'ory of th3 country was that held In northern New York, where tho tercentenary of tho discov ery of Lake Champlain by Samuel De Champlain, the French explorer, was fittingly observed. The Dominion of Cnn ula was represented by several hIAh officials; the United States by President Tart; New York by Gov. Hughes, Vermont by Gov. Pronty and France and Great Britain by ihelr ambassadors, M. Justerand and Hon. James Ilrlce. The fete commenced at Burlington, Vt., with special reljglous observance. The celebration proper began at Crown Point, Monday. There are lo cated forts and redoubts which loom ed large In the history of the French and Indian war and the American revolution. During the week at vari ous points about Iake Champlain there were scheduled 23 pageants or ta bleau::, 9 representing the history of the Iroquois confederacy down to the arrival of tho French In this section of the country and 15 illustrating the religious ceremonies and social cus toms of the Iroquois and the Algon q ii I n h In war and peace. The most Interesting and gorgoous of the page ants were the two depleting the- dis covery of the lake by Champlain and the battle between the Huron-Algonquin nllles and the fighting Iroquois In which the explorer had a hand. Canadian and American Indians, de scendants of the warriors who fought with and against the great French ex plorer, took part In these tableaux. Great interest attached to Fort Ti conileroga, which was captured dur ing the revolution by Col. Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain -boys. The fort Is being reconstructed at a cost of $500,000 by Mrs.Stephen II. P. Pill, daughter of Colonel Robert M. Thomp son, of New York, who Is so deeply Interested In the patriotic history of the section that he Is giving the money for the reconstruction of the fort. The west barracks were com pleted In time for the celebration. Plattsburg' day was celebrated Wednesday. Near this city Benedict Arnold fought and lost tho llrst naval action of the revolution. His flagship, the Royal Savage, has been lyin$ where she sank in that fight for 133 years. Tho barge Revenge, one of Arnold's fleet, had been raised and was in the pageant. On Thursday the center of attraction was at Burling ton, Vt., where many delightful histo rical pageants were enacted. CROWDS AT C. E. CONVENTION. Acuaal Meeting of Religious Body Opens In St. Paul. The twenty-fourth International Christian Endeavor convention formal ly opened In St. Faul, Minn., Wednes day, when the annual meeting of the United society of that body was held In the Ryan Hotel. Later the trustees held their annual meeting. The first big genernl meeting was held Wednes day evening. President Clark called the delegates to order In the Audi torlum. All day crowds of endeavor era poured out of the union station. A systematic arrangement was followed In order that the newcomers might bo properly cared for. Every delegation was met by some official of the recep tion commlttoe and cards of instruc tions were given out, directing each member of the convention to the church where his headquarters aro lo cated. , BLAST KILLS AT CHURCH. Bomb for Fireworks Display Ends Religious Fete with Tragedy. Threo persons were killed and a panic among the several thousand per sons in attendance ensued when n bomb was exploded at a celebration of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church In Kansas City. One of the parishioners constructed the bomb by filling a sec tion of gas pipe and plugging up one end. The crowd witnessing tho fire works iturged about him when he ig nited the fuse. Pieces of pipe flew in all directions, Htrlklng the three victims nnd stunning two policemen. Windows In the church adjoining the lot where the celebration was held and In many houses were broken. CARRIED UP BY LEGS 500 FEET. liny of lO An-lilrnlHllr Cansht In Itopra of Aaerndlnur Halloon. In the presence of 20,000 people, gathered on the lieach to celebrate the Fourth. Jesse Wyman, a 10-year-old boy, was caught in the ropes of a bal loon during an ascension - at Santa Cruz., Cal., Monday afternoon and car ried hend downward 600 feet In the air. 3eores of women. Including the boy's mother, fainted, as they saw the little fellow carried away. As the bal loon drifted out over the ocean, Virgil Moore, the aeronaut, drew the boy up to him and held him close to his side on the trapeze bar. A launch rescued the aeronaut and boy later when the balloon touched the water. MAY BE WARf HouiKlnry lllaputr Urlwrrn I'rru anil llullvla (anav of Trouble It Is believed that war between Peru and Bolivia Is Imminent because of the disorders at La Paz following the decision handed down by Argen tina In the boundary dispute between the two other countries. The admiral ty announced that Chile will remain neutral, but Is preparing to send war Hhips to protect Chilean Interests. llrronl Tlmlirr Dm I la Maalr. Tho Bluckwell Lumber Company has bought tho entlrt- timber holdings of the Menaslm Woodenware Com pany In northern Idaho, amounting to 20,000 acres, for $2,2.',o,non. This Is the largest timber deal ever made. $n,OIM Mulfn In I'lialultlor. Tho postofllce l'i the center of the city of Vienna was robbed of $25,000 Whllo an oltii'lul was called to the tel ephone, probably us a ruse, the thlevet reuched across the counter and ab stracted gold notes to that amount. WILL TII3 '..,' Standard Oil Now Wants to -Minneapolis Journal. STEAMERS COLLIDE; 14 DROWN. Ore Freighter Sinks in Three Min utes Crashes with New Boat. Three minutes after the steel steam ers Isaac M. Scott and John B. Cowle had collided in Lake Superior early Monday morning, about a mile nnd a half off Whiteflsh point lighthouse, the Cowle had gone to the bottom in fifty fathoms of water, carrying with It fourteen members of its crew. The Scott, although fcadly damaged about tho bows, put back to Sault Ste. Marie, where it arrived In the afternoon with part of the Grew of the Cowle. A heavy fog was responsible for the colllsloon. Tho Scott, a new boat on its maiden trip to the head of the lakes, had Just passed the light at Whiteflsh point and straightened out Us course up the lake when suddenly the John B. Cowlo loomed up through the fog broadside on to the Scott and only a few feet away. The Cowle was downbound with 8,000 tons of iron ore in the hold. The ships were so close that it was said to be Impossible to avoid U col lision and the Scott crashed into the side of the heavily laden Cowle. For fifteen feet the bow of the Scott pene trated the side of the Cowle. Tons of water rushed into the great opening. Immediately after the collision a line wub thrown from the deck of the Sott to the forward deck of the Cowle and three members of the crew es caped to the deck of the upbound boat by this means. The rest of the crew who were saved Jumped frora the sinking steamer into the lake, some without life preservers, and wore pick ed up by the Scott and the ste-amer Goodyear,' which was a short distance astern of the Scott when the collision happened. Capt. Rogers, of the Cowle, was one of those who were rescued by the Goodyear. or The St. Paul Y. M. C. A. have open ed nn outdoor gymnasium. The aniuiul rowing races between Ynlo and Hurvurd on the Thames were won by the crews of Harvard. Cornell won on the Hudson. The base bull team of the University of Wisconsin has about decided to nbnndon the project of visiting Japan us had been planned. Minneapolis made It four Btralfht over Indianapolis for tho series by taking the lust game on the home grounds in tho twelfth Inning, 4-3. Tho spring meeting of the Montreal Jockey Club was n huge success this year. At the closing events a major ity of the tlnishes were close und ex citing. Tho frequent rains have retarded training throughout the country, and us a result the trotters and pacers are at least three weeks lato in their "preps" for the races. Lou Dillon is creating quite a stir on the Iit-rlin tracks. After being In retirement for nearly four years she proves that she bus loBt none of her old-time speed. The record she now makes Is 2:02 3-5. A novel experiment hus been tried in Cincinnati. It hus been demonstrated that base bull cun be successfully played by electric light. President Her mann, of the National Base Bull Com mission, pronounced the attempt a suc cess. The New Zealand rower, U. ArnBt, defeated W. Webb, In a contest on the Wanganul River, N. Z., which victory allows Mm to retain the sculling cham pionship of the world. His record Is i miles In IS minutes, 14 3-5 sec onds. ' The Chicago Automobile Club have sustained losses amounting to $20,000 aa a row.t of the Crown Point meet, und they buve decided to drop nuto races from the schedule for l'JIO. If tho races ure given they will be con ducted on vastly different lines. A few years ago the three heat, svery heat a race, plan found many followers, and for a time It seemed '.hat the system would take the place jf the other, but It is gradually being ilttenrded, and there will bo few races if that character this season. The fourteen stakes to bo decided luring the Kentucky Trotting Horse Breeders' Ansoolatlon's thirty seventh mnuul meeting nt Lexington, Oct. 5 :o 15, inclusive, have closed with a .otal entry of SS9 horses, an average of forty two nominations per race. COW KICKT I v N. " .' I J I II Milk the Dairy Business Cow. T API'S ITINERARY ANNOUNCED. President Will Visit Many Western Cities, but Not Alaska. ' President Taft has given an outline of the tentative plans for his trip through the West and South this fall. The President has abandoned all Idea of visiting Alaska this year, largely owing to the fact that Mrs. Taft will not be able to go with him. As son as the tariff bill has received the action of the President. Mr. Taft will leave Washington for Beverly. He will remain there until Sept. 15 hl3 fifty-second birthday when he hopes. If Mrs. Taft continues to Improve, to begin his Western Journey. Tho Pres ident will head direct from Beverly to Seattle, stopping for brief visits en route at Denver, Salt Lake and Spo kane. After visiting the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition the President will swing down to the Southwest, stopping for a time at Portland, where he will be the guest of Senator Bourne, and proceeding thence to San Fran cisco and Los Angeles. Ban Diego will be the next stop and then will come a trip Into Arizona and New Mexico. The President will stop for a time at El Paso, where he expects to meet President Diaz, of Mexico. Other stopping places will be San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Austin, Dallas, Charles P. Taft's ranch near Brownsville, Houston, New Orleans for the deep water ways congress. Ba you Teche country of Louisiana, Jack son, Montgomery, Birmingham, Macon, Augusta, Savannah, Wilmington, N. C, Richmond, and Washington. NEWC0MB, SCIENTIST. IS DEAD. Military Funeral for Noted Astron omer in Washington, D. C. Prof. Simon Newcomb, astronomer, mathematician, traveler, and rear ad miral, retired, who-dled at his home In Washington, D. C, was burled with military h-mors In Arlington Cemetery Wednesday. High officials of the gov ernment attended and the honorary pallbearers Included prominent men. Prof. Newcomb is survived by his widow, a daughter of the late Dr. Ha3sler, surgeon, U. S. N., and three daughters. Dr. Anita Newcomb Mc Gee of Washington, Mrs. Francis Wil son, and Mrs. Edward Whitney, both of New York. Simon Newcomb was the recipient of more degrees and similar honors abroad than any other American man of science. He was the first American associate af the French institute since Benjamin Franklin, and was decorated by Kaiser Wllhelm with the order "Pour le Merlto fur Vissen schaften und Kunsten." He was a writer on political economy as well as in his own peculiar department of learning, that of astronomy. FIGHT FOB THE PENNANTS. landing; of C'lnl a In thai Principal Dan Ilall LeaTOa. NATIO.NAL LKAUUE. W. L. w. I. Pittsburg .53 20 PhiladsVa .34 39 Chicago ...44 26 St. Louis ..27 41 New York. 41 28 Brookryn ..26 46 Cincinnati .40 34 Boston.... 22 49 -AMERICAN LrAOCIX. Detroit... 47 28 New York .33 39 Phlladel'a .45 27 Chicago ... .33 39 Boston ....44 32 St. Louis ..30 44 Cleveland .41 32 Wash'tfton .23 49 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. W. L. W. U Mllw'kee ..45 39 Ind'polis ..43 41 Minn'polls .46 40 Columbus .42 44 St. Paul ..41 38 Kan. City .37 43 Louisville .43 41 Toledo.. ..37 45 lllark Hand Trrrarlsvs Klehmonil. Tho Black Hand or some similar agency Is operating In Richmond, Va. Wealthy men have received letters threatening the abduction of their chil dren If the writers were not paid mon ey. With such alarm did one of the recipients regard the letters that he forthwith sent bla wife and children to a nelghbor'ng city. Two An Ilanuril for Murdsr. Joe Veltre and Bruno Carbone, both foreigners, were hanged in Indiana, Pa., for the murder of Hobert Tozier, an old soldier, who was shot to death on July 18, 1908, at G!en Campbell, near here. Plat lroa Produtflaa Jo laps. With tha exception of three stacks, every blast furnace In tho Shenango Valley, In Pennsylvania, Is in opera tion. The pig iron production iron that locality has increased SO per ent during the last four months. THE WEEKLY 1101 Founding of tha city of Qusbsa by gtmud da Champlain. 1101 Hudson, on his first vorsfs, ar rived oft ttis banks f KawfsunoV land. lITt Nsw Jersey divided Ints East and Wsst Jsrssy. If (l Boston visited by its slata arsat firs, 1TTI William Ewn bscams prssldsnt of Osorgta.... Washington arrive! at Cambridga to take oMimnl of tfc Continental army. 1TTI Continental Congrsas sdoptea Las's resolution of lndeptienoa, nd it was proolalmed tw days later. 17TT British force under Burgevne be gan tha Investment of Tleasidaro- fa. . HOT President Jefferson Issued a proclamation forbidding all Inter course witk British ships of war. 1112 Americas frigate Kssex sailed from New Tork en a cruise against the British. Virginia militia defeated Che British In battle at Craney Island, in Chesapeake Bay. 1J29 Blllstrla surrendered to the Rus sians. 1S49 Boston and Buffalo were eon aected by telegraph. 1148 Convention at Utloa nominated Martin Van Buran for President of the United States. 1181 Large section of San Francisco destroyed by fire. 1151 The Legislature of Kansas met at .Pawnee and organised. II S9 M. Elondln first clossed Niagara Falls on a tight rope. 1111 The Union Paclfto Railroad ahar tared by Congress. HIS Beginning of the three days' bat tle of Gettysburg Oen. SJchenck proclaimed martial law In Balti more. . . .Second day of the battle of Gettysburg. 114 The Federals were repulsed la attacks upon the Weldon railroad in Virginia. 1ST I Prince Edward Island entered the Dominion of Canada, with James Colledge Pope as the first premier. 1111 President Garfield fatally shot by Charles J. Gulteau. llll The Indian chief Big Bear cap tured In Canada. lilt Nineteen persons killed in avoi dant on the Norfolk and Western Railroad. llll British warship Vlotoria sunk by the Camperdowa in oolllsiofi off Tripoli, with loss of 4lt lives.... The Mouth Carolina liquor dispen sary law went Into effect. 1114 Opening of the Tower Bridge, acrose the River Thames at Lea den. 1115 Statue of Gen. James Buford un veiled at Gettysburg. HIT Celebration of Queen Victoria's diamond Jubilee. llll Spaniards made an unsuccessful attempt to retake San Juan hlU ....American troops defeated the Spanish in battle at El Caney.... American squadron destroyed the Spanish fleet oft Santiago. 100 Russtan Imperial ukase publish ed. abolishing in a large measure banishment to Siberia. 1M4 Victor H. Metcalfe of California became secretary of commeroe and labor. 101 Million -dollar -Are destroyed 100 houses at Three Rivers. Quebec William H. Taft resigned al Secretary of War. BODY PERTECTLY PETRIFIED. Hot a Feature Changed of Weutt Buried Forty Years Ago. A remarkable case of tha petrlfao tlon of a human body has Jnst ootte to light In Buckingham Count, Va Whan Cimm Pattsson, one of the bsst known men of Central Virginia, 4U4, about two months ago, his last recusal was" that the body of hit wife should be exhumed and burled beside him Several days ago tha body of Mrs. Pat tsson, burled nearly forty years ago, was disinterred, and througa the glass of the coffln it was discovered flat tha body bad been petrified. Those who saw the body wars astonished at tha absolute llfellbeness of the face; not a feature had been changed. As torn years ago the body of ft child disin terred from the same cemeUry was found to have been completely petri Isd, it ta thought that peoullar min eral properties of the soil account for the petrifactions. RAILROAD VOTES." The proposed new ore t arrying rail road from the Cuyuna range to Duluth Is an assured enterprise The St. Paul road has gained en trance into Yellowstona Park by pur chase of the Yellowstone National Park Railway. The reorganization of the Chlcasa Oreat Western railroad Is being stren uously pushed. B fall It is eiDsoted that this line will be out of tha handi of the receivers. The State of Missouri has appeals from tha recent decision ef Federal Judge Smith McPherson, ooutlnulng In force a temporary inujnetion restrain ing the circuit attorney from proseout- lng an Injunction suit against the ral roads. Tae Great Northern Railway Com pany pleaded guilty befors Xudjen Ainiuaon, oi in unuea states court t Fargs. to a violation of the Itl-hou' Uvs ptock shipment law In two In stances, and the ceurt Imposed n flat of 300 in each caue. I Work of Congress I The finance committee forces com pleted arrangements Wednesday for the final vote on the tariff bill In the Senate Thursday. The straight in Income taxers were afforded the oppor tunity they have so long been working for, a chance to vote directly In favor of the Income Instead of the corpora tion tax, and they were defeated 28 to 47. The corporation tax amendment was thus finally made a part of the tariff bill and Senator Clapp, of Min nesota succeeded In having It amend ed so as to Include holding companies. After a hot debate or. the customs court the finance committee's provis ion was acceirted. Senator La Folletta offered several amendments, but they were rejected. The House was not In session. - s After a long speech by Senator La Follette and repeated attempts at amendment, almost all of which were failures, the Senate passed the Payne Aldrlch tariff bill shortly after 11 o'clock Thursday, and adjourned at 11:18 at night. Senator Bradley of Kentucky succeeded in amending tho tobacco schedule so as to remove th free sale of tobacco "in the hand.' This clause Is said to have caused foray9 of the night riders. Free hides and free boots and shoes were again defeated. The House held a session which was largely formal. The at tendance was large. During a session lasting nearly four hours the Philippine tariff bill and the bill automatically continuing the Porto Rican budget were passed by the Senate Friday. Only a nominal re sistance was offered by the minority to these measures. An amendment by Senator Johnson (Ala.) declaring the intention of the United States even tually to grant independence to the Philipplnes was opposed as being out of place In this bill, and was rejected. Senator Culberson sought to limit the operation of the Porto Rican act to July- 1, 1910, but hl3 amendment for that purpose was defeated. The Sen ate entered upon an agreement to ad journ three days at a time until the conference report on the tariff bill Is ready for consideration, and also not to enact any legislation when It does convene. After a debate of an hour and a half the House referred the tar iff bill to the conferees, disagreeing to all of the 847 amendments of the Sen ate, by a vote of 17S to 151. Eighteen Republicans voted against this action and one Democrat voted for it. Chair man Payne's plea to have the conferees- Bent to the conference unhampered with instructions was granted. At 3:26 the House adjourned to Monday noon, when the Joint resolution providing for the submission to the several States of the Income tax amendment to the Constitution will be considered. The House, after four hours' debate' Monday, adopted by a vote of 317 to 14 the Joint resolution submitting to the various legislatures for ratifica tion the proposed amendment to the. Constitution empowering Congress to levy an income tax. the Democrats vot ing to a man for the amendment. Ad journment was taken until Thursday. ' .- ine senate was in session iwentyr mlniltan TllAonir iifllniii.nlni, at 19'OOar until Friday. The major portion of the time of the sitting was devoted to a discussion of the unanimous consent agreement not to transact any busi ness while the tariff conference la In progress. Senator Carter tried to have passed a bill pertaining to the affairs of the District of Columbia on the ground that the bill was "such a little one" that no harm could result from Its passage. But Senators Lodge and Culberson, standing guard over the In terests of the two sides of the cham ber, objected and thus prevented ac tion. The House was not in session BRIEF NEWS ITEMS. According to an official statemen. given out by President Frank M. Mil ler of the Louisiana Game Commis sion, 5,500 deer were killed in that State during the season just closed. The longshoremen, who have been expected to go on a ctrike on the Great Lakes, disapproved of the measure when it was put to a vote, and the ballots gave a big majority against the strike. The home of W. H. Whalen at Tuc son, Ariz., was wrecked by a dynamite bomb. No one was hurt. Whalen for merly was superintendent for the Iowa division of the Northwestern Railroad' and lived at Boone, la. August A. Busoh, vice president of the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Associa tion, Is suffering from serious Inlurlo? as a result of a fall through a foot bridge on his country estate In St.. Louis County, Missouri. The war department in Washlng--ton Is preparing to notify the city ol Chicago that the Indiana and Lake street center-pier bridges are a men ace to navigation and must be re moved before Dec. 31. 1912. Adolph Deutsch, Sr.. of New York, refused to obey an order of the chil dren's court to whip his boy as an al ternative to paying a fine of $2. He also refused at first to pay the fiije, but paid it under protest. As the result of a desperate knife duel which took place between twe Indians mounted on the name horsi on the Colville reservation In Wash ington, Little Tom killel Bill Allen by nearly severing his head from his body. President David Starr Jord.m ol the University of California and Prof.' Prince of Ottawa. Ont., have been in conference hi Toronto over the regu lations governing tho Ainci-lc.in Cana dian fisheries treaty. Tlicy wera sit ting as a commission on t he sn'.H-t. r . ,, l o . i. . . urn. jaruu o. u.m-, me iejuei of Coxey's army that iuvudi'u Wash ington In l-'.4. arrived in the capital the other nllit. He said that under similar conditions he would do it again. Coxey is owner of an arsenic mine in Virginia and Is advocating a duty on arsenic.