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THE NORTH PLATTE 8EMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE.
FOR IHE BUS! IN NEWS EPITOME THAT CAN SOON BE COMPASSED. MM EVENTS ARE MENTIONED Home and Foreign Intelligence Con denied Into Two and Four Line' Paragraphs. WASHINGTON. Senator Chamberlain has Introduced a bill to advanco'ono grade all army, navy and public health service offi cers working more than bIx years on the Panama canal. Senator Plttmnn's bill to rcllovo miners on the Seward peninsula from performing certain work on their claims becauso of tholr destitution by recent floods and Arcs has been passed. . Miss JesBlo Wilson's wedding gift from senators a silver service will Include a tea service, coffco percola tor, compote, vases, candelcbra and trays, alt fittingly inscribed and will cost a little more than $1,000. Present freight rates on grain maintained by the Chicago, Milwau kee & St. Paul railway ill Iowa were held by the Interstate Commerce com mission to bo rcasotiablo. The com mission refused tho application of the road to lncrcaso tho rateH approxi mately 10 por cent. Only in tho sonso that tho demo cratic party will bo responsible for currency legislation and thcrcforo must direct its progress docs Presi dent Wilson bolievo tho currency bill will bo mado a party measure Ho told callers that Uo qxpcclcd it would bo a non-partisan bill when com pleted. Jose Santoo Zclaya, former dicta tor of Nicaragua, now In Now York, wai 'Jciod an audlonco at tho Depart ment of State. Tho' formor dictator sent an emissary to Secretary Bryan to oak for an appointment, but did not emmunicato tho naturo of his busi ness. Mr. Bryan declined to see him- Tho 280-year prison sentonco im posed onC. M. Summers, president of the First National bank of Juneau, Alaska, for misapplication of funds, has been sot asldo by tho supremo court Tho indictment charged sixty flvo ofTensoB and tho trial court sen tenced him to flvo ycarH on each, Tho supremo court hold that only ono count should have boon included in the lndlctmont. i Six per cent a year is mado tho le gal rato of lntorest in tho Panama canal zono by an oxocutivo order pro mulgated by President Wilson. A higher lntorest rato cannot bo charg ed except by sub-contract In writing and any contract stipulating a higher rato than 12 por cent a year shall bo void as to the interest Any rato in bxcosb of 12 per ocnt is declared to bo usurious and persons paying such usurious rate may recover It. , DOME8TJC. Richard West, mombor of tho Ohio national guard, died of blood poison ing as a result of a bullet wound In tho arm Inflicted by Lieut W. L. Mil ler, his superior officer. The stato at Chicago closed its caso against C. P. Bertsho and James Ryan, clairvoyants charged with having swindled MrB. Hopo McEldownoy of l.a Crosse, Wis., out ot S15.000. When Mrs. M. T. McKalg, a guost nt a fashionable Pittsburgh hotel, aroao she found her room had boon entored during tho night and her Jewels val ued nt $5,000 had been stolon. In splto of lila bollof of a wcok ago that 'he was sufforlng only from plight attack ot bronchitis, George E. Waddell, famous as a baseball pitcher, and known everywhere as "Hubo" Waddell, has loft Minneapolis to bo gin a battle with tuborculoBls at San Antonio, Tex. Tho Western Union Telegraph com- Jmny has formally abandoned Its light n tho supremo court against taxos Imposed upon It by the various coun ties in Oklahoma. Tho company claimed tho value of its property had been set at three times that fixed for similar property owned by individuals Jn the state. , Nation wide prohibition to bo ac complished through an amendment to tho federal constitution was tho keynote sounded by spenkoiB at tho national convention of tho anti-saloon league at Columbus, O, Tho Daughters of the Confederacy rofused flatly to recetvo grootlngs from tho Southern States Woman's Suffrage conferonco oftor tho organ ization of that body watf effected. This notion was taken on tho grounds, that tho daughters must eschew politics of all kinds. An appropriation of $1,1 57,400 for foreign missions was made by tho general commltteo of foreign missions ot tho Methodist church. This 1b $48,405 In excess of last year's appropriation. Fourteen thousand pupils crowd the night Bchools of Buffalo. Cincinnati talks of erecting a build ing in which to house a permanent ex hibit ot tho city's manufactured wares. Soven men wero drowned when 15 construction laborers were thrown in to tho wator from a llatbottomed boat, which caplzcd in tho Lnchine canal, at Montreal. San Francisco elected a tax col lector, a police Judge and seven super visors In a quiet, non-partisan elec tion featured principally by tho activ ity of women at tho polls. Thrco men aro dead as the result of an explosion in tho Hlgglns-Martin Coal mine at Mine Ridge, Ind. Sam uel Stuthard und William Purcell, shot flrers, woro suffocated, and Henry Poff, engineer, died from heart failure ibrought on by excitement. With the price of beef Bteadlly in creasing in Argontina, despite that country's preparations to enter tho American beef market In competition with1 tho home raised product, Alber to and Carlos Do Ibarra, representing tho government of Argentina and per sonal intorpsts, havo como to tho United States to study hog raising. George J. Gould, for twenty years prosldent or tho Manhattan Railway company, which operatos Now York's clovated system has retired in favor of Edgar L. Marston. Mr. Gould con tinues however, as a director und ono of tho chief -stockholders. His sue sessor represents the holdings in tho company of the gonoral education bdard founded by John D. Rockefeller. Tho appeal of tho Creamery Pack ago Manufacturing company, an Illi nois corporation, from tho decision of tho 8upromo court of Minnesota, which ousted it from doing stato business In Minnesota, becauso of alleged viola tion ot tho anti-trust laws, was dis missed by tho supremo court of tho United States because tho company had failed to print tho record of tho proceedings In tho state courts. Tho appeal of Gcorgo Fred Wil liams, formor congressman from Massachusetts, from tho probato court's decree dismissing him as oxo cutor of tho will of Amy M. Stark weather, was denied by Justlco Tan ner in tho superior court at Provi dence, R. I. The caso has been In tho courts twenty-throe years. Wil liams was dismissed after ho had been adjusted guilty of unfaithful ad ministration. Indictments charging tho unlawful uso of money In recent elections in Warren county, Ky., woro roturncd by tho grand Jury at Bowling Oroen, Ky., against six prominent politicians including three successful candidates for county office and indictments charging vote selling wero returned ngalnBt fifteen persons. Chargos against practically every candidate in tho recent county democratic primary election and against men prominent In tho Bowling Green municipal elec tion aro under Investigation. FORFIGN. Officers and bluejackets ot tho Amer ican battleships Arkansas and Florida wero spectators at an imposing army revlow in honor of tho birthday of King Victor Emmanuel. 4 Gustavo Eiffel, tho Fronoh engineer who built tho famous towor in Paris bearing his names has Just been hon ored by tho SmlthBoninn Institution, whoso regents havo votod him a Langley medal. Tho French cabinet has approved tho recommendation ot tho flnanco minister for the Issuo or $200,000,000 of perpetual 3 por cent government rents. Mis Ollvo C. Purser, tho llrBt to ob tain a scholarship at Trinity college, Dublin, aftor womon wero admitted to the univorBlty, has Just been appoint ed tomporary lecturer on English his tory In tho institution. A special train convoying tho king of Saxony was wrecked by tho derail ment ot a baggugo car noar Klorlt szsch Junction, a short distance from Loipslo. Tho king was uninjured and proceeded on foot to tho station, whore ho boarded another train. Roports from Panama that In Au gust thoro was not a slnglo death among tho 12,481 whlto American men, women and children In tho cannl zono add another ovldonce of tho won dorful success of Colonel Gorgus as a sanitary o 111 cor. Viscount Haldano, tho lord high chnncollor, speuklng at Edinburgh, and Augustlno Blrrell, chief Bocrotnry for Ireland, addressing an audlonco' nt Bristol, woro subjected to suffragef disturbances. A dead cat thrown at Mr. Blrroll sot tho meeting in an up roar. Tho offondors woro ejected and a gonoral light onsucd. Gonoral Victoriano Huorta hns tacit ly refused to accedo to tho demands of tho United States, expressed In an ultimatum sent to him by Presi dent WIIsoii'b personal representative, John Lind, Colonel Thoodoro Koosovolt was the guest ot honor at a groat banquot at tho Colon thentor at Buenos Ayres, at which covorB woro laid for more than a thousand. In tho afternoon ho wit nessed a review of tho troops at Cam po Mayo, Ho also witnessed tho un voillng of a status to Gen, Sherman.' WILL STAY III GAME HUERTA REFUSES ABSOLUTELY TO GIVE WAY. MEANS LIFEANO DEATH TO HIM Dismisses Minister Who Has Op posed Him Last Officer of Diaz Agreement Mexico City. It has been learned that tho American charges had seen President Huerta and from tho presi dent himself had learned that ho would not resign and would listen only to bucIi proposals as wero com patible with his own dignity and that of his country. This was the substanco of a report which, it Is said, Mr. O'Shaughnessy has mado to Washington. , . Mexico City. What doubt remain ed regarding General Huorta's inten tions with respect to compliance with tho American demands for his own elimination was removed from tho minds of most Mexicans and foreign residents by his peremptory dismissal of Manuel Garza Aldalpe, tho minister of tho interior, who was looked upon as tho head of Huerta's cabinet Manuel Darza Aldalpo led that group of tho cabinet which hold tho conviction that it would be host to accedo to that portion at least of Washington's demands which meant tho total abandonment of power by tho provisional president, and he Id said to havo been tho only ono with sufficient courage to discuss the sit nation frankly with his chief. It was ho who called at tho Amor lean embassy recently and Induced Nelson O'Shaughnessy, tho charge d'affaires, to send to Washington his appeal for the reopening of the no gotiations. Senor Aldalpe's resigna tion was demanded at a cabinet meet lng at President Huerta's house. Huorta is said to havo reiterated at this meeting tho statement thathe would not resign, that with him it wob a caso of life and death and he was disposed to play out tho game. Will Revise Banking Laws. Washington. With tho administra tion currency bill duo to bo reported to tho senate this week after long do (ay, a plan to revise the national bank ing laws to meet the new currency system has mado its appearance In fcglslatlvo circles. It will Includo im portant questions originally contem plated as a part of tho currency bill, but set uBldo until the next session of congress when a general revision ot banking lawB has been promised by the administration. In connection with this proposed re vision congress will tako up tho far reaching question of rural credits. Ono of tho provisions which probably will bo Inserted In tho now law will forbid interlocking directorates in tentlonal banks. An effort has been made to put this prohibition In the pending currency bill, but tho ad ministration i has maintained that It should go Into tho new banking law. Tho Senato banking and currency administration supporters havo de clined to consider a scheme for guar anteeing national baitk deposits with tho understanding that that question would bo taken up next session. Will Not Go Back to Husband. Stockholm. The ofilclal news cgency announces that tho Prlncoss Mario, wlfo of Prlnco William of Swe den, has declared her determination never to return to her husband, and that all efforts to induce her to con sider her decision havo failed. Prlnco Wllholm nnd tho princess, who was tho Grand Duchess Pavlov na, daughter of tho Grand Duko Paul Aloxandrovuch, woro married at Tsar- koo-Selo In 1908. Tho Princess loft her hUBband recently on account of domestic troubles, and It has boon ro lortod that negotiations woro proceed ing between tho courts of St. PotorB burg and Stockholm for tho dissolu tion of tho marrlago. Wire Tappers Yield Secrets. - Now York. Two wire tappers visit od District Attorney Whitman at his homo and mado confossloiiB that aro expected to aid tho prosecutor ma terially In his Investigation of stato monts that high police officials havo shared hundrodB of thousands of dol lars with swlndlorB who paid tho po llco 10 por cent of tholr prollts for prptectlon. Electrocuted High In Air. Chicago. Mlchoal Poland, twenty soven years old, a painter, In sport climbed to tho top ot a 150-foot steel tower carrying uloctrlo wlros across tho Chicago river. Poland cumo In contact with tho cables nt tho top and waB olectrocutod. Wilson Successor of Morris. Chicago, HI. Thomas E. Wilson, who entered tho employ of Morris & Co. at a salary of $4 a week has boon elocted prosldont of thut company, Bucceodlng tho lato Edward Morris. Bill to Increase Wages. . Washington. Congressman Lobcck hn introduced a bill classifying em ployes of th6 bureau of animal iu dustry and providing each class re celvo an annual wage lncreaso of $100, BRIEF NEWS OF NEBRASKA. Osceola will light her streetB with rlectroliers. Hastings is preparing to hold a chicken show during tho winter. Tho directors of tho Kearney base ball club aro facing a $3,000 deficit Spelling bees are becoming popular again in the schools of York county. Wymoro is planning to organize a stock company and build an opera house. Tho Hastings Woman's club Is agi tating a home for aged people at that place. The socialist co-operative store at Fnlrbury Id facing bankruptcy pro ceedings. Tho coal famine at Anselmo has been broken by the arrival of several cars from Wyoming. Construction work on tho Omaha, Lincoln nnd Beatrice Intcrurban will begin actively next spring. Rev. G. W. Stansbury of Blair has accepted a call to the pastorato of tho Baptist church at Central City. Over a score of conversions was tho result of tho revival at the Chrlstlon church at Shubert, just closed. Tho fiftieth nnniversary of tho mar riage of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Wilson of TocumBeh occurred last week. The Republican river at Oxford has less wator In it now thnn it has had for forty years at this season of the year. Mrs. J. Barber of Tecumsch is suf fering from burns about the arms, re ceived when a gasollnq Iron exploded. August Boese, a farmer living near Falrbury, was severely bitten by a horso while working around the ani mal. William Bowcn, a 12-year-old Ne braska City boy, lost his right foot when ho attempted to board a moving freight train. A flro originating In the creamery building at Curtis destroyed a number of business houses, including the tele phono exchange. The Methodist church at Pawnee CJty has raised a fund of $1,700 to in stall a pipe organ nnd to repair the church building. A municipal free legal aid bureau will be inaugurated by tho city com mission at Omaha immediately after the first of tho year. Ray Donlen caught a fifty-pound cat fish by pulling It out of a shallow pool where It had floundered at Ashland. It was nearly four feet long. Mrs. Qually of North Platte wai burned to death by starting a fire In her stove with hay. Tho hay blazed up and set her clothes on fire. A fow days ngo Miss Pearl Carey of York struck her left hand with a hammer. Blood poison resulted, and she is unablo to lenve her homo. Truman A. Barbour, a resident oi Harvard since 1871, vras found dead In his bed by a neighbor, death sup posedly resulting from heart failure. Game Warden Rutenbeck went tc Marysvllle, Seward county, with 2,000 young crapples, bass, catfish and bull, heads, which ho planted in Lincoln creek. For the first time in the history oi Gage county grain men are bidding equal prices for corn and wheat. Both grains aro selling for 75 cents a bushel. Lorenzo Plnneo, who disappearei from his home at York about a week ago, was found at Stromsburg and re turned to his home, greatly to the re lief of his parents. Farmers living in the vicinity oi 'Howe report heavy losses ot hogs from Cholera. Vaccination was re sorted to by tho hog raisers and the epidemic Is now under control, Principal Kate McHugh of Omaha high school received more votes at tho convention at Omaha than all others put together for nomination as a can didate for president of tho Stato Teachers' association. Henry Scheleo lost seven head ot horses at his farm, northwest of Waco, from eating food that had been pre pared for his hogs. Several more ot lis horses that ate tho food are sick. Ho figures his loss at about $1,300. Tho water In the lake- near Seward known as Bignell's pond, became so low that It was necessary to remove tho fish to keep them from perishing. Curator Gllmore of the Nebraska rausoum severely criticises tho "movies" of the Wounded Knee battlo as being historically untrue and Incor rect. Rico Bros.' railway circus, which haB been tied up In Shelton since Sep tombor G,' has been shipped to CWCago. Thirty-five cars of stock were Bhlp ped from Harrison nnd Coffee Siding In ton dnys. A delegation of Gago county people, 300 in number, in chargo of Fnrm Demonstrator Llebcrs, visited tho state farm at Lincoln nnd put In tho day studying its workings. Tho first oxhlblt of the Jefferson County Llvo Stock Improvement asso ciation, given in connection with the farmers' institute nt Falrbury, was n success In every particular. Miss Nina Workmnn hns filed a claim for $25,000 against the city of Lincoln for tho loss of her husband, who was electrocuted by a heavy voltago electric wire on tho street thoro a fow weoks ago. John Snider, a Hastings slaughter houso omploye, Bllpped on the floor with a knlfo In his hands, almost sev ering his loft wrist. In tho amateur class at the shooting tournament at Hebron last week, E. W Vnrner, editor of the Adams Globe, won first money, with a score of 101 out ot a posslblo 115. Jerry Fonton, ono of the pioneer citi zens ot Richardson county, and the fnther of Warden William T. Fenton of tho stato prison, died at tho home ot his daughter, Mrs. M. C. Riley of Dawson at midnight, November G. Ho was 83 years old. A SHARP PRACTICE KANSAS CATTLE MEN PLAY A NEAT TRICK. GOSSIPf ROM STATE CAPITAL Items of Interest Uatherod from Re liable Sources and Presented In . Condensed Form to Our Readers. To Tax Mall Order Houses. T.ution of Montgomery Ward, Sears-Roebuck and all mall order houseB that do business with the peo plo of this Btato Is tho stop which Representative George Jackson of Nuckolls county believes will ultimate ly be taken In Nebraska and other western states. He voices that opln Ion In a letter recently received by tho state revenue and taxation com mission. They should be taxed on the volume of business done with the people of this state," ho writes. "I do not be lieve that this step can be taken just yet, but wo are undoubtedly drifting toward that very thing." Mr. Jackson calls attention to an other condition which confronts many of tho sparsely settled counties of tho western part of the state. Assess ments ln Kansas, for intance, havo been made on March 1, and in this state one month later. In February, Kansas cattlemen drive tholr herds across tho lino into Nebraska and thus escape when the assessor mukes his rounds ln tho Jayhawker state. Two or three weeks later they drlv them back Into Kansas and thus gel out of tho Nebraska assessor's path Thus they escape taxation In bolt states. Grants Extension of Time. . Tho state board of Irrigation has granted O. P. Ross of Omaha the .equivalent to a two-and-a-half-yoar ex tension of time for completion of his proposed water power project on the iPlatte and Elkhorn rivers. The de velopment Is planned near South Bend and will undoubtedly reach both Lin coln and Omaha territory If carried through, much sooner than would be posslblo with any of tho projects far ther up the Platte river. The move is particularly significant because in .taking the step the board not only overrides tho drastic vlows held by the lower houso of the last legislature, but also takes a decisive stand for de velopment of the state's resources. Many Inspections by Commission. The food, drug, dairy, oil, weights and measures commission, under the control of a single head, received a total of $9,272 in fees, of which $1,408 was for permits of various kinds. Up ward of 1,400 inspections were made during the month, including the follow ing: Grocery stores, 3.35; meat mar kots and slaughter houses, 15G; hotels and restaurants, 148; cream stationa 195, and saloons, 5. There were twel6 prosecutions put under headway and 170 sanitary orders written. Oil and gasoline inspection fees totaled $7,382, or $2,300 more than for the same month last year. During the week there wero 467 weights and measures Inspections mado which brought in $76.70 in fees. Prison Association Issues Statement It having como to the knowledge oi tho Nebraska prison association that unauthorized solicitors are raising funds by asking aid In the name oi the organization, Its officers havo Is sued a statement asking posslblo con tributors to request credentials from' any one claiming to bo acting under its authority. The only authorized agents to securo funds in the state are Rev. B. M. Ixmg, Mrs. Margaret Cams, officers of the asspclatlon and resident directors ln tovns over the state, and all other porsonB claiming to represent the association are acting without authority and Imposing upon its patrons. Governor Morehead has named tho following Nebraskans as state dele gates to the national rivers and har bors congress .which is to meet at Sioux City within a few weeks: C. J. O'Connor of Homer, Mark Murray of Pender, H. F. fehumway of Wakefield B. C. Enyeart of Tekamah and II. C Van Dusen of Kennnrd. Information relatlvo to mobilization of Nebraska national giiard companies has been asked for by the contral division of tho foderal war department Tho data sent to the department will Includo location and strength of each company, proposed regimental mobili zation points nnd figures on trnnspor 'tntlon, tlmo nnd cost to assemble the mou. The request for tho Information Is not deemed significant Inasmuch as tho Nebraska guard has recently un dergone a rearrangement and the changes have not been given ln full to tho federal authorities. Convicts at tho state penitentiary who want to tako the state university correspondence school courses, bul have no money to buy books or writ ing material will be furnished with those articles nt tho oxpense of the state. This' was decided at a confer ence between tho board of control and Chief Jub(Ico Reese of thG supreme court, formor Governor C. II. Aldrlch and Rr.v. J. E. Storm. Thirteen of tlu convicts havo already ordered booki and supplies costing $12.72, for whlcb thoy will pay out pf their own earnings. NEWS FROM STATE HOUSE A collection of native plauts from Moxlco has recently boon received by1 Dean Bessey. Tho order for tho col lection was placed a year ugo with a professional collector In California, hut has been delayed on account ofj Che unsettled nondltlons Id Mexico. On the first ot Jnnuary, nearly all county offices will be vacant owing to tho fact that no election is held this fall, These vacancies will bo filled by tho present officers who will hold, over, under the law which says they shall serve until their successors aro electcd and qualified. Majors Walden nnd HollingBWorth. tho former chief medical officer of the national guard, havo returned from an official trip with General Hall to tho Bruning band headquarters and tho Davenport infantrymen's armory. At Bruning, R. B. Stratton was added to tho medical staff of the Btato and wns given tho rank of first lieutenant. Twelve Nebraska counties havo abolished the office of county assessor ln tho past year and a half under aa almost forgotten enactment of tho 191L session. Tho work has been put on. county clerks. The counties thus act ing are Buffalo, Pawnee, Furnas, Fron tier, Gosper, Hnrian, Hayes, Hitch cock, Hooker, Lincoln, Loup and Wheeler. The university of tho future may conduct a largo correspondence course. That is, if tho present systom of extension works. Ono by ono dif ferent subjects havo been added to the extension work at the University ot Nebraska until now. tho course em braces nearly everything except a few of the sciences and tho professional courses. ' Cholera serum enough to treat 10,000 hogs was produced at tho stato farm, plant last week. Four hundred thou sand cubic centimeters was the totat amount produced, which figure makes the local plant ono of the largest in output in tho country. Tho serum la sold for 1 cent a centimeter, which, makes tho total revenue derived dur ing tho year approximately $2,000. Governor Morohead is opposed to young men Joining the state militia on the ground that it breeds Idleness-. Ho talked to Norfolk boys at a boys banquet given by the commercial club. "I am opposed to militarism," he said, "and am not enthusiastic over our stato militia. I am opposed to boys Joining it, becauso of tho Idleness It breeds. They'd better attend to busi ness." A special "secret service" inspector whose identity will not bo made pub lis has been put to work by tho State Food Commissioner Harman to travel over tho stato investigating stock foods and tonics for purity and stand ards of quality required by the Ne braska law. A good many complaints havo como in recently that adulter ated and inferior stock foods and medicines aro being sold in the state. The prize fat cattle for the Inter national live stock show at Chicago, which begins November 29, are being rounded into shape at the university stato farm. The Nebraska school will send five Angus, two Hereford, threa Shorthorn and three Galloway steers to the show. Tho cattle will bo shipped to Chicago, November 25. Last year at the International show Nebraska carried off $880 in cash prizes. ' I The laboratory of the state board ot health in tho capltol building is being fitted up. Tho last legislature appro priated $4,000 with which to equip a laboratory to be maintained under tho board of health to aid in tho investi gation of health and sanitary problems of tho state. Much of the equipment for the new laboratory has now boen put ln place. Dr. William F. Wild of Chicago will have churgo of tho lab oratory. I Railroad companies doing business in this stato do not have to send bag gago on the same tralnB on which thoy transport tho passengers, according to a new operative rule called to the at tention of Adams people who havo complained becauso trunks followed arrivals at that town rather than be ing sont there on the same train. The rule has been In force for some time,' but has only recently been called to tho attention of complainants boforo the commission. , Advocates of prison reform are pre paring to tako up with Governor Morehead tho caso of the four Cherry county convicts, Alma and Georgo Weed, Harry Heath and Kenneth Mur phy, who wero trusties at the stato ponitentinry nnd whose liberty has been cut off becauso of the insistence of people from that part of the Btato that tho men Bhould not bo allowed outside tho prison walls. Just what effect this will have on tho various prison reforms lately attempted at tho Institution is problematical, according to prison officials. Tho Austin Irrigation Ditch company, of Sherman county has boen incorpor ated with a $10,000 capitalization, fully paid up. W. S. Fletcher and half i dozen other Sherman county busi aess men aro behind tho project Tho penitentiary lighting plant can ae put In shape to carry tho stato house, asylum, and penitentiary loads t a cost of $12,000, moro or less, in tho opinion of a "group of stato of Icials, who visited thoro recently in iho hopo of fixing upon a solution for present troubles, ! UNAr . i.wWi