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THE 8EMIAVEEKLY TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE. NEBRASKA.
LI8T OF SUPERINTENDENTS FOR STATE FAIR. LEGISLATIVE LEAGUE BANQUET Items of General Interest Gathered from Reliable Sources Around the State House. Western Newspaper Union News Servlca. Secretary Mcllor of the. state board of agriculture lias announced the fol lowing list of superintendents for ull departments of the 1916 state fair: Amphitheatre J. H. UeynulUH, In dlanolu. Auditorium-C. O. Crown, Oulbortson, HuihIb-W. W. Cole, Nellfih. Hoys' Encampment Charles Struder, Lincoln. Camping Ground -V. Arnold, Verdon. CollHcum V.. T. I.eftwlch, at. Paul. ConcfssloiiH Hiram Meyern. Lincoln. Keed and Forage J 11. HannM, Up- Ia?'lah Kxhllilt W .1. O'llrlon, Gretna. Gates K. U l'urci II, HroUon How. Gencrnl William Foster, Lincoln, PRIMARY ELECTION. Tuesday, April 18, Is Day Set By Law. Governor Morelicad hafl Issued hie proclamation for n primary election to bo hold Tuosday, April 18, for the fol lowing purposes: To express a proforenco for candi dates by each of the political parties for president ond vlco president of tho United States. For nomlnntlon-at-largo of two can didatcs at largo and one from each congressional district in tho stato fo: presidential doctors by each of the political parties. For tho election of four delegates at-largo nnd two from each cor.gros slonal district in the stato to tho na tlonal convention of tho respective po lltlcal parties nnd for a like num her of alternates. For tho election of one national committeeman for each of tho said political parties. For tho nonpartisan nomination ol two candidates for chief justice of tho supremo court to (111 vacancy nnd six candidates for Judges of tho supreme court. By onch political party, tho nomina tion of ouo candidate for United Statos senator. Ono candldato for congress from each of tho six congressional dis tricts. Also candidates for tho following of fices: Ono govornor, ono llcutounnt governor, one railway commissioner. two regonts of tho stato unlvorslty. ono stato auditor, ono stato troasuror, ono sccrotary of stato, ono nttornoy general, ono commissioner of public lands and buildings, one superintend ent of public Instruction, thirty-three stato senators In twenty-eight sena torial "districts, 100 representatives from tho sovonty-soven districts. Dls trlct Judgo. fl. HOQUE ef Crete, Nebr., ex-presldent of the State Corn Improvers' asioclatlon. For many year Mr. Hooue hai been prominent In thli movement. Guards Adjutnnt General P. L. Hall, Lincoln. Newspapers Peter Youiirci-s, Geneva. Sanitation J. II. Taylor, Waterloo. Tlckete JoHcnli Hoborts. Fremont. Transportation W. 1J. Hchurmerliorn, Lincoln. ClaHH A Horses, L. W. Leonard, l!aw neo City. ClaBH U Cattle, 0. H. Hall. Waterloo. ciaBs c swino, o. g. aniitn, Kearney, Class D Sheep, W. C. Caloy, OrelEh-ton. Claxs K Poultry, A. II. Smith, Lincoln. Class K Agricultural products. T. IJ. Keedlc, Mlnden; assistant, Jolin Huslk, Able. Class G Dairy, W. C. Andreas, Beat rice. Class II Domestic products, Mrs. 1' E. Urown. Central City. Clans I llees nnd honey, William, James, Dorchester, Class J Textiles, Mrs. J. P. Mastcr- mnn, Lincoln. Class IC Kino nrts, Mis. Mae Morlcy T.lfirnln. Class I Educational, Lulu Wblford rawnee City. Class M Machinery grounds, W. V Banning, union, Class N Machinery hall, Jncob Hass Chalso. Class O netter babies, Mm. C. V. Le Mar. Osceola. Class 8 Speed, II. V, nlesen, Beatrice assistant, James i-arno, Nelson The Legislative Leanuo Governor Morohcad will occupy tho toastninstcr's chair at tho banquet of the Nobrnska Legislative loague on tho evening of February 26, accord ing to announcement mado by Henry C. Itlchmond of Omaha, secretary of tho league, Friday morning. Mr. Itlch mond. called upon tho govornor at his office and obtnlnod his cotiBont to of flclato at tho head of tho spoakors' table. Tho banquet will tnko placo at tho Llndoll hotel, starting about 0 o'clock. Among thoso who arc oxpoct cd to talk are John M. Thurston of Omaho, It. B. Windham of Platts mouth, T. J. Majors of Peru, W. J. Taylor of Morna, John Mattes of Ne braska City nnd W. It. Patrick of Objects to Commissioner's Figures. Tho flguros cited by tho Nobraska railway commission to provo that the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Rail- road company can maintain a 2 cont passenger rato over Us Nebraska lines and still realize a fair profit nre not at nil satisfactory to tho Rock Island. Tho company has a lot of figuros of Its own showing that the rato is un reasonable and unfair. In a thlrty-pago statement filed with tho clerk of the fodoral court Thurs day afternoon E. II. Smith, an ac countnnt and rato export omploycd by tho Itock Island, mnkos an oxhaustlvo rovlow of tho "volumo of exhibits" propnrcd by U. G. Powell, rate export for tho stato railway commission, nnd details wherein ho bollovcs Mr. Pow oil nnd tho commission havo erred In propurlng tholr sldo of tho enso In tho suit brought by tho Rock Island to bring about a higher passenger rato. Somo of tho commission's figures,- Mr Smith maintains, should not bo given sorlous consideration. Otliors, ho ar gues, woro reached without apparent basis of fact. EASTLAND IS! FREE FEDERAL JUDQE AT GRAND RAP, IDS ADSOLVE8 OWNERS IN DICTED FOR MURDER. ' ENOUGH TO SHOCK 'MOST ANYBODY TO ESCAPE TRIAL AT CHICAGO Jurltt Clarence W. Sessions Rules Ac cused Men Need Not Leave Michi gan and Asserts Charges ot Con kpnacy Were Not Proved. (JranU Ruplds, Mich.. Feb 21. Six men t harged by the government with M.junBlblllty for the loss of more than iUU lives In tho Eaatlnnd dlaaatcr no not nave to go to Chicago to aiunu trial I his decision was handed down on Fiiduy by Federal Judge Clarence W. fcM-n3!oiiB. sitting as u commissioner in tho district court hero. Ho denied Ihe governments application ioi n warrant of removal for the defendants, i ull ol whom live In Michigan. : Tho llndlni', or the court moans ( practically that none of the defond ; nuts will ever he placed on trial by tho government. There Is a possibil ity that If nny of thorn Journey Into other states than Michigan they may i bo seized nnd another attempt at ex- 1 tradition made, but it is declared to be a remote one. Tho men, Indlctod hero, who fought extradition and defeated tho govern ment arc William 11. Hull, president Of the St. Joseph-Chicago Steamship company: George T. Arnold, general manager; Harry Pedersen, captain: Joseph M. Erlckson. chief engineer, and Robert Hold and Charles C. Eck llff, federal Inspectors, Judgo Sessions. In his opinion, said tho government had failed uttorly in nil attempts to show conspiracy and negligence. In making his decision tho Judge said: "Tho dead cannot be restored to llfo The sorrows of tho living can not bo lessened by claiming other vic tims. Tho mnjosty of tho law cannot bo uphold and vindicated by taking men from tholr homes to stand trial among strangers upon accusations which there Is barely a scintilla of proof to stiBtaln Tho evidence In this matter wholly falls to establish the prohablo cause for believing any of thoso dofendants guilty of any crime charged In tho Indictments." iSgAj S; s? CHICAGO TRIBUNE " GIVES MEXICAN DAI 123 PERSONS FROM U. 3. KILLED IN REPUBLIC IN LA8T SIX YEARS, SENATE LEARNS. LANSING REVEALS FIGURES- RUSS TAKE ERZERUftl 121 PERISH IN MINE FIRE GRAND DUKE REPORTS GREAT VICTORY OVER TURKS FLAMES' SWEEP COPPER SHAFT AT BUTTE, MONT. More Than 40,000 Made Prisoners Two German Commanders May Be Lost. London, Fob. 18. Led by Grand Duke Nicholas, tho Russian nrmy of tho Caucasus bus captured tho great Turkish fortress of Erzorum, In eaBt- rrn Asia Minor. Tho following otllclal statement was nlvon out on Wednesday In Felro- grad: "Grand Duke Nicholas has tele graphed to tho emperor as follows: God has granted to tho bravo troops of tho army of tho Caucasus such creat heln that Erzeruai ha3 Iwtnit tnlrnn nftnp flvn dnvH nf linnrfiCtf- HANS SCHMIDT IS EXECUTED dented assaults. " 'I am lnoxpresslbly happy to an Unappropriated Cash Funds. Thero Is now In tho hands of Stato Treasurer Hall tho sum of $91,835 In old, unappropriated cash funds which ought to bo turned Into tho gonoral fund nnd used for paying tho miscel laneous expenses, of tho stato govern ment, nB recommondod by Stnto Ac countnnt DcPranco In a report mado to tho govornor and tho auditor. Of this amount, $90,568 is fees turnod In by tho food commission prior to April 1, 1915. Tho remainder con sists of these Uoma: Auditor's foca, $514; stato bonrd of Irrigation, $3,2GG; stnto dairymen's association, $234; Btato veterinarian, $215; gamo und fish commission, $38. Accountant DoFranco finds further that there Is In tho hundB of Treasurer Hall $45,480 of fees and cash funds tho status of which Is uncertnln. Ho cnllB thoso monoys "unadjusted ac counts" and makes no recommondo Hons concerning them. These ac counts are as follows: Board of health secretaries, $1,411; board of plmrmucy, S2.G0G: bonrd of osteopathy. $3GG; Bollovuo. Sccrotary Richmond hoprs I t,oar,i of optometry. $152; board ot oIbo to sccuro Marsh Elder, tho famous cmbalmors. $38,240; railway commls Former Priest Pays Penalty tor Slay. Inn Girl In Sing Sing Prison. Osslnlng. N. Y.. Fob. 21. Hans Schmidt, tho unfrocked priest who murdered his sweetheart, Anna Au muoller. was put to death In the olee trie chair In Sing Sing prison on Frl day. His Inst words were: i senu n nenrty greeting to my mother. My Inst thoughts are of her, Qood-by, nil friends." With a firm step ho walked to bis death, nnd on his way to tho chair bo asked forgiveness rom alt he had "offonded or scandalized," nnd In turn forgavo ull who hud offended him Threo shocks wore necessary. It Is believed Anna Aumueller was murdered on September 2. 11)13. It wa3 on September 5. 1913, that part cf her body was found tloatlng In the river off Woodcllff, N. J. When ho was arrested tho priest mado a full confession. Ho said ho had killed the girlmid that ho hud cut her body Into nine pieces nounco this victory to your Imperial majesty.' " Mere than 40.000 Turkish troops wero captured In Erzorum with tho Investment of the .ortrcss, according tc Tlfils dispatches Two noted Ger man leaders, Field Riarshals von dor Goltz nnd Llmon von Sanders Uavo rocently boon reported at Erzerum. It Is net yet known whother they es- caped. Erzerum Is tho chief town In Ar menian Turkey, nnd as tho center of Important roads and strategto lines Is of vast lmportanco. Kb capture opons a new road to Constantinople, It has a population of about 45,000, and lies at an altitude of. 5,250 feet In tho Caucasus mountains. It was first bold by tho Turks In 1517. Workers Aro Suffocated While At tempting to Fleo From Blast Two Rescuers Lose Lives. Ilutto, Mont., Feb. 17. Twenty-onb dead and missing sums up tho extent of tho fire that visited the depths ot tho Pennsylvania mlno, one of tho properties of tho Anaconda Copper Mining company. Nine bodies havti been reccvored; for the missing, no hope is entertained. All wero victima of a firo which started near tho air shaft of tho mlno about nine o'clock at night. Two of the doad wero res cuers, who were overcome while at work underground. All others wero suffecated while try ing to. escape. Thb disaster wns tho worst In Uuttb, with tho cxcoptlon of tho powder explosion January 15, 1R95, when nearly Blxty persons lost thlr lives. Two hundred and twenty men woro at work In tho rermsylvauta when tho cry resounded through the dopths, "Gas has broken Ioobo." Tho dead: Zoblna Bardwell, Bert DuL'ong, Georgo Tlppett, John Sodor- man, Jack Brennau, William Kelly, Nell Brennan, Willing Mitchell. Tho missing: Fred Cumow, Frank F. -Ferguson, John Iuch, Frank Mc Enay, William F. Roynrlda, Walter Steege, Leo Whlttnoro, Brance I White, Ed Pfcfferle. Charles R. Solf. David Carlson. All night roscuerB went down the shaft ut great risk to thou. solves. More than ono hundred trips wore mado by parties of rescuers after the firo was discovered. LUSITANIA CASE HELD UP AMBASSADOR. MARYE TO QUIT populist speaker ot tho house In tho 1891 session, for a toast. Form of Primary Ballot Uncertain. Secretary of Stato Pool declines Just at present to muko any official rul ing on tho form ot tho ballot to bo used In tho state primaries, April 18, Tho last legislature changed tho bal lot law for general elections so an to havo tho names of tho candldntos and propositions printed In threo columns, Instead of ono, thoroby cutting down tho length nnd Increasing tho width of tho Bhoot. Mr. Pool Is personally of tho opinion, however, that tho Rlausrr act rotating to tho ballot for general elections does not apply at tho primaries, and that tho party tick ets should bo mado up nccordlng to tho old stylo. Others nt tho capltol take a dlfforont vlow, pointing out that tho legislature never Intended to havo two different ballot forms In uso, that tho primaries nro governed by tho gen eral election law, except whoro thoro is specific provision to tho contrary. An opinion from tho stato let?al de partment, will probably bo secured by tho sccrotary of stato for his guidance. RATIFIES NICARAGUAN PACT sion'a bluo sky foos, $2,700. All of thoso moneys, except tho last item, havo accumulated since April 1 last year. j Cash funds of tho stnto Institutions 'under tho board of control, tho stnto unlvorslty and Its brnnchoH, tho state normnl schools and certain depart ments, all of which woro specifically appropriated by tho 191G logUlaturo, now havo balancos aggregating $G7, 829, tho state accountant reports. Tho grand total of all caBh funds and fees In tho hands ot tho stato treas urer Is $208,150, Lorenzo D. Woodruff, n Lincoln printer, has brought suit in district court, against Govornor Morchend, as ox-ofllclo chnlrmun of tho bureau of printing, nnd E. A .Walrath, deputy commissioner of tho bureau of print ing, to reBtraln them from permitting tho Mllburn ft Scott Printing com pany of Boatrlco printing tho copies ot tho procoodlngs ot tho Nebraska Stato Historical society. Tho contract was lot to tho Boatrlco firm about August 10, 1915, but tho historical so cloty haB not yot furnished any copy for tho book. Beauty Not a True Standard. Declaring that physical beauty la not a true standard for Judging tho worth of a woman, University ot Nebraska glrlB, ns roproflontcd by tho senior and Canal Route ancJMavnl Base Treaty Is Approved by the Senate, 55 to 1B. waaniugtn.., I'oi). si. Tho senuto on Friday by a vote of 65 to 18 rati- lied tho long "ending and porslstontly opposed Nicaragua!! n-cnty, whereby tho united StuteB would ncqulro a 99 vear option on tho Mcarnguan Canal routo and a naval baso In tho Gulf n' 1'om.et'D for M.lk'U.OOO. Included In the ratification rcsolu t'on waB a provision declaring that Ho United States In obtaining tho unvul base does not Intend to vlolnto any existing rights in tho Fonseca (iiilf of Cofltn Itlcn, HonduntH nnd Snl vador, which hud protested against the proposed acquirement. Immediately after the sennto had nrted, Senor Chaminorro, tho N'lca- laguan minister, .aid ho expected ratification of the convention by tils government would soon follow. Brings Suit to Enforce Payment Tho counties of Guro and Stanton having refused to pay tho state for lie euro of Inmno putlenls, suits of tho stnte to recover .will bo tried In lunlon societies of tho Blnck Masnuoa l tho Btipromo court. J. H. Broody of nnd Silver Sorpcntn, havo rofuaod to , Lincoln hna been appointed roforoo to nomlnato twonty from tholr number for n "beauty section" In tho 1916 university year book, tho "Corn huskor." The resolution of rfusal to ruggert tho namoa of tho twenty most heautlful girls, was unanimously mlontcd at a meeting ot tho two societies. tnko testimony and report Undines of fact nnd conclusions of law, Tho county of Stanton owes tho stato about $5,000, ond Gago county owos considerably more, according to tho potltlon of tho Btato. Three yoaro ego W, B. Howard, Btato auditor, com- liuuiced tho collection ot $96,000 due Lansing Satisfied With Revised Agree ment, But Wants Assurances on Liners' Safety, Washington. Fol. 18. Tho Luslta- nia caso Is held up and tho entire question of BUbmarlr-n warfaro ro opened as a result of tho Gerruan and Austrian declarations that armed merchantmen shall he sunk without warning, It wan declared on Weducs dny by n high official of tho utatn do partment. After a conference with Count von Bernstorff, the German am bassador, Secretary cf Stato Lansing announced that the Lusitunla caso de pends "upon how subniarino warfaro Is to bo conducted In tho futuro." Tho revlBo of the Lusitanla answer, sub mlttod by the German anibussad-r, Is Washington Report Says U. S. Dlplo mat 'at Petrograd, Has Broken Down Under War Strain. Washington, Feb. 17. United Stutos Ambassador Georgo T. Marye, at l'o trqgrad, Russia, has broken down un dor tho war strain. He has decided that ho mustretlrn from tho diplomatic service. Confidential atlvlcoa received hero n Tuesdoy say that tho ambaa nador either already has roslgnud, cr will do so In tho Immediate future, Ambassador Maryo's confidential Bicrctnry, Ray Baker, reached tho United Stutes Monday, and hurrh'd to WnBhlngton. Ho declined positively to dlwcusB the report that h had Ueen commissioned by the ambassador to Secretary of State Says That Govern ment Is Military Rather Than of a Do Facto Character Information Requested by Senator Fall. WahBlngton. Fob. 19. Part of tho state department's datu on tho Mexi can flltuutlon, asked for by Senator Fall, woro transmitted to tho senato on Thursduy by President Wilson.. Under motion ot Chairman, Stono ot tho foreign rolntlons commltteo the records wero ordered printed ns a pub lic document. Americans killed in Mexico from causes that can bo attributed to tho revolutionary disturbances during, 1913, 1914 nnd 1915 wero placed at IS; thoso who had disappeared In Mox lco and whu wero ;irobably killed from, causes that can he attributed directly to tho revolutionary disturbances, G; those killed, apparently through mo tives of robbery by bandits or othcrn ( not Including thoso killed by Indians), 10; thoso killed by Indians, apparently I through motives of robbery or revenge. 12; thoso killed from miscellaneous- causes and causes not dolinitoly stated, 30. Tho total number of Mexicans killed. In American territory ns a result or border troubly other than those result ing from firing across tho border, the report says, in 1913 to 1915 Inclusive, was 89. Mexicans killed in American territory na a result of firing across tho International line during engage ments in border towns in tho samo perlod wob three, a total of 92. In a letter from Secretary Lansing accompanying tho report It Is Bald that 7G American citizens woro killed. In Mexico In tho years 1913, 1914, 1915, as against 47 In the threo years pre ceding It, and that 2G civilian Ameri cans and 1G soldiers wore killed on American soil In tho same threo years. as a result of Mexican troubles. Accompanying this letter nro numer ous departmental reports favorably de scribing conditions In Mexico. In describing tho Carranza govern ment, Secretary Lansing wrote in tho-rcport: "It cannot bo said that tho do facto government of Moxlco Is a constitu tional government. Tho do facto gov ernment, llkto tho majority of revolu tionary governments, Is of a military character, but that government has committed Itself to tho holding of elec tions and It is confidently expected that the present government will with in a reasonable time bo merged In or succeeded by a government organized, under tho constitution and laws of Mexico." TLtf report Bays regarding tho deaths of Americans: "When tho murder of American citi zens wub reported the dopartment of stato mude representations for tho ap prehension and punishment of tho as sailants, and In somo instances tho de partment's representatives made bucIi representations to the appropriate of ficials on their own Initiative." Secretary Lansing further said that order along tho Mexican border was gradually being restored. Prealdont Wilson, In a brief letter forwarding tho report, said he ap proved of Secretary Lansing's letter submitting tho data. ffenator Fall expressed disappoint ment because tho president and Bee rotary of stato doomod it to the pub lic Interest to withhold somo of tho Information, requested. "The report Is about tvhat I expect ed," ho said, "and la of llttlo value. It in only Intended to scatter the firo of critics of tbd administration's Mexi can policy." Senator Fall was particularly disap pointed becauBo reports of tho Bra zlllat minister, roportB of American consuln and consular representatives woro withhold. BatlBfactory to tho administration, and Present his resignation to President SWEDEN ASKS U. S. TO HELP It was admitted that It would bo for mally accepted, provided tho adminis tration Is told that passenger ships nro not to bo sunk without warning. Wilson. Ambassador Marye waH born In Maryland, but has lived for many yeHrs In California. NINE DIE IN THEATER FIRE School Children Lose Lives Ourina Panic In Opera House at Mexla, Tex. Mexla, Tex., Fob. 18. Nino persona wero burned to death and fifteen peo ple injured when a tiro hero destroyed tho opera house, whoro tho public schools were holding an art exhibit. Sovcrnl other stores and residences wero destroyed by tho flames which U. 8. Refuses New Sea Order. Washington. Feb. 21. All diplomatic and consular officials abroad havo been notified In a circular communi cation from tho stnto department that !he noaltton of tho United States In that merchant ships havo a right to originated In a grocery storo rectmlly carry dufenalyo armament. closed, pooooooooooooc 8 FLASHES 8 OFF THE WIRE oocooooooocooc Copenhagen, Feb. 17. Thn Swedish government Iiuh decldod to usk parlia ment for $G,200.000 to defray tho cost of maintaining neutrality defenses, says a dlnpatch from Stockholm, Ammonium, Fob. 17. According to the Kchi, liolgo, threo porBonr, wero killed nnd ton wounded nt Aancinedu, Belgium, when uonoitn aoldlors fired Into a crowd assembled to protest ngalriBt furth'-r uc.rrcun requisitions. Formal Note to Washington Accuses Britain of Violating Law and In sists "in Freedom of Sea. Washington. Fob. 19. The first def inite International action looking to tho co-operutlon of neutrals for tho common purposo of preserving their rights under lnturuatlonul law againBt violation by belligerents becumo known hero on Thursday with tho re ceipt uf a formal note from Sweden to that "lid. The note accuses Britain of willful violations of international laws, partic ularly In tho snlzuru ot mails, and usks thtj United Statcb government to co- opernto with Sweden and poBBlbly with .Hhur countries in upholding their mutual rights. Eloper Sent to Prison. Mayison, W1b Fob 1ft. Charles Follansben of Waterloo, Wis., at Su perior wob Bonionccn to two nnd a half years In Leavenworth prlsou for violation of the Mnnn act Follansboo eloped with Mrs. Anna Kelly. Missouri Stockman Killed. St. Josoph, Mo Fob, 21. John Ber- ryman, lending stockman and promi nent here for somo yenrs, wan shot and klllod by Wllllnm B. Richardson. an employee. Tho two mon quarreled over a business deal. Alleged Train Bandit Taken. KHiniiinrror, Wyn., Fob. 21, James Cutler, aj;i:d twenty-three, a sheep herder, wbb arrested charged with holding up and robbing a Union Pacific puHsti.igf.-r truln at Rock Sprlugn ton days Ago, $30,000,000 for Hungary. Berlin, Fob. 21. Tho Hungarian minister of finance haa concluded ar rangementB v-ltb a group of German Imuke for a loan ot $30,000,000 Tho loan will be covered by. 5 per cent treasury bonds Flames Wreck Steel Plant. Bridgeport, Conn., Fob. 19. The plant of the Farlst Stool company was almost destroyed by ilro, with a loos ostlmatod at about $450,000. Tho com pany funilehod steel for tho Reming ton Arms company. Woman'e Estate $1,674,054. Now York, Fob 21. Miss Cathorlno A. Bliss, a daughter of Cornelius N. Bliss, loft an cstato estimated in a Solons Threw Inkwells. Oklahoma City, Okla., Fob. 21. Tho greatest disorder prevailed In tho house cf representatives when the lln Btato tax appraiser b report filed at was passed botweer. Ncsbltt and Sams hml hnpn mnrnnrifMl hv thn flnnd $1,074,054. 8ho possessed a collection during ardobate. Several inkwells worn fnrv.ipht hmirn nr mor ro. i i 11. -1 i nn nnn I I - - Ol jowuib woriu uiiuuBi fov.uuu. thrown. nnr.,, hnro. Relief Sent Flood Towns. Natchez, MIbb., Feb. 21. Partial re lief for tho situation at Newollton, La., where 2,500 persons, mostly col-