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International Line Is Commenced V-S BORDER Of SMUGGLING MUST CEASE Insurrectos March. Ammunition For Targets. Insurrection May End Calexico, Cal., March 17.—The Mex ican insurrection has Anally extended to the American border and further developments are likely to result. Fir|ing from the American side cf the international line, Mexican cus toms officials at Ilgodones sent a vol ley Into the insurrectos, the latter replying by firing across the line into the American town of Andrade. No one was wounded so far as is known. It is believed by many that the insur rection will soon be terminated. Must Cease Smuggling. El Paso, Tex., March 17.—In sub stance an order received by federal officers here is to the effect that smuggling of arms and ammunition across the Mexican frontier from El Paso must cease. The order is sup posed to have emanated from Wash ington on the representation of the Mexican government that El Paso has been the chief point from which help has been sent to the Insurrectos and the place in which the revolution has been planned and fostered. The assertion of Minister Liman tour 'that hereafter Americans caught fighting with the insurgents will not be shown any special mercy has Insurrectos on March. El Paso, Texas, March 17.—Interest In Mexican insurecto activity yester day centered in the district of Juarez. Actuated by a report that within the next three weeks the Diaz govern ment plans to open up the railroads to the city of Chihuahua, and to Insti tute an aggressive campaign not only about the towns but in, the country, Madero's force of 1,000 Insurrectos has begun a 150-mile march from Casas Grandes toward Juarez. Ammunition for Targets. San Antonio, Texas, March 17.—The arrival of the ninth cavalry and the fourth artillery will make possible the formation of an army division un der General Carter. A large amount of a munition also is due here within a few days. General Carter swept away Intimations that the amunitlon was intended for use in intervening in Mexico with the statement that it will be used for target practice. The three-inch field pieces also will indulge in target shooting, the range at Leon Springs, twenty miles from here,be ing used. Opportunity for City to Secure Hospital l&b-t-Asbto lot upon which the Salvation Army people will erect a building AO by SO or 85 feet, four stories and 'basement The two upper floors to ?Si|be thoroly equipped for hospital pur-. Exposes. The second floor would con "'^igtain the officers' quarters xf the Sal vation Army in the rear, and offices for two doctors in the front. The ^assembly room of the Army is to be located on the first floor while the bajSjKO^pt, which will be ,built, tow. feet above the ground to permit of windows, will be thoroughly equip* ped for associated charities, or relief wtork as it is called in the Army. The superintendent, assistant superinten dent and business manager are to oo cupythis floor. Mr. Thonnes stated' that in case the city decided to supply the lot the Solvation Army people would begin at once the construction of the new hospital building and rush it to com pletion as rapidly as possible. Selec tions of lots for the purpose have al ready been made by Mr, Thonnes aiid his associate which would be desir able for their purposes. Mr. Thonnes will be in the city until next week. At Witchita, Kansas, the Salvation Army have a building 74 by 100 feet, six stories where they have one of the most modern public hospitals in the country. At Aberdeen they recently dedicated a new building, and, al though it is not utilized at. the pre sent time as a hospital proper it is in charge of the officers for relief, or associated charities work. Wholesale House May be Built this Year With the approach of spring, signs of renewed activity in the building trades is apparent on all sides. Ex cavations are being rushed for foun dations of buildings to be construct ed at an early date, while plans are being made for others contemplated this year. Painters and paper hang ers are already getting busy. Among the large structures which are likely to assume proportions in this city is a large wholesale hou&e. A large wholesale firm from another city contemplates locating here and one of the local representative busi ness men has proposed to construct a building |^r, the purpose which will represent a floor space of 15,000 feet. The building is to be 50 by 150 feet three stories high, caused consternation here. Fifteen ""fettericaus eaplfci'ed-at Gnaas Grindcs- -the new garage Sf the are still in jail in that place according to report. The Mexican authorities say that it Is improbable that they will be shot as bandits. Wolf Auto Co. to be erected by Henry Wolf on Second street S. E., will pro bably be asked' this week. Work will likely commence about April 1. The new structure will be 50 by 100 feet two stories and a basement The first floor and basement will be util ized by the Wolf Auto Co. and the second floor will be cut up into flats. It is likely that operations will, be gin on the construction of the new residence of Herman Sperling about April 1. He will build an up to date residence, modern in all its appoint ments. It is rumored that Otto Rau will build on his lot adjacent to the Christian Science church this sea son. The prqposed structure is to be 50 by 100 feet two stories. Excavations are being made for. the New Riley apartment house which will be the most modern building for that purpose in the city. The bouse formerly located on the Tot which is to be occupied by the Wolf Auto Co.'s garage and which was occupied by Mrs. Barrett, was removed this week to lot 11, block 14, Brock's addition near the Gar field school on the east B. A. Thonnes of Mlneapolis, pro moter for the Salvation Army, is in the city in the interest of a hospital for this place. He appeared before! department had made good progress the city council Monday evening and defined his plans to that body, but no action was taken in the matter. Mr. Thonnes detailed his plans to a repre sentative of this paper as to 'how this place may secure a public hos pital. The city is asked to furnish a suit- Bide. Fire Destroys Fine Residence Dr. Jones Dr. Jones fine residence on the north side is practically a total loss as the result of a fire which occurred in the building Monday afternoon. Most of the contents were saved. The flames were fanned by a strong wind and before the arrival of the fire in consuming the structure. The ori gin of the fire is unknown, but is be lieved to have originated iti the chim ney in the attic between the ceiling and' the roof where the flames were first discovered. Dr. and Mrs. Jones, both of whom were seriously ill and in bed at the time were removed to a nearby resi dence. They are reported to have been no worse from the excitement attendant on the occasion. The doctor has decided to rebuild. P. h. Brown of Garner* la., otte of the salesmen for a Cleveland refinery, .has,: accepted South Dakota territory and will make his home in Watertown. For Sale—A young bull calf for $2.00. A G. Ellis, 411 8th St 8. goods. 0 Is Nipped From Officer's Room In Broad Daylight Saturday Afternoon UNADULTERATED NERVE5 Displayed By John Yodloski. ^Wfll Need No Overcoat For ,, Tlurty Daiys 4. jf'i Nipping Chief of Police John: Kee gan's overcoat while that official sat in an adjacent room may appear as quite a joke on the officer, but not so with one John Judloski, a violin Re pairer of Willow Lakes, who ts serv ing a twenty days' term in jail for the offense. The coat was taken Sat urday afternoon while the Chief had stepped into the municipal court .judged office for a few minutes and had left his office door open for, a few minutes in order that he might hear the telephone in case it shoiild ring. Even the chief was at first-inclined to treat the matter as a joke when Tie stepped into the office to procure bis overcoat, for the stiff zephyrs were being wafted across the' country at the time, and, having recently recov ered from a long siege of ilness the officer was loath to embrace the breeze without'the protection of an outside coat. But when the actual situation had dawned upon the Chief, Oh, mamma, it was a case in which, had he met the gentleman garbed in his coat, pa tience would certainly have ceased to be a virtue. Officer Opheim appearing upon the scene and being appraised of the facts-'-wafi'SOoii W'Tli^Hun? was not tong before the keen insight of this vigilant officer had his man wearing the Chief's coat in tow for-a cell in the tombs. When arrested Jodliskl treated the whole affair in a nonchalant manner. He had removed the billy which was in the overcoat to' £is hip pocket and all that was acking to bring out a pseudo chief police of Watertown was the star which visually adorns the chief's coat, but in this case happened to be attached to another coat. When brouglit before Judge Myers the prisoner was at first inclined ti treat the matter as a joke, until the words "20 days," rang out clearly from the court. He said that he had been drinking and that, as' it was a cold day, "he only intended to wear the coat tor a few hours and return it. "I no meant to stel your over coat," said he to Chief Keegan, who made the complaint against htm. It Is the first instance where anything has been taken from the office of the chief of police. Cool, unadulterated nerve is to bo admired In case it is directed in the right channel. Jodloskl certainly had bis nerve with him on this occasion for he not only opened the door and spoke to the chief while in the mr ipal court room, but afterwards went Into the Chief's ofllce and conversed with others, all the time wearing the officer's coat. There might have been some exten uating circumstances in connection with Jodllskl's case had he been con tented to leave intact the attachments about the cell in which he was placed. But when the officers called at his temporary abode they discovered that an effort had been made to break Jail and that a strong bar had been been broken and the lock dismantled to such an extent that it becamo necesBiry to cut the latch. In all probability Mr. .Todliski will shun anything that has the semblance of an officer's wearing apparel in the future. sfc-T HUB FURNI8HING STORE/'' A gents' furnishing store is to be opened at 106 Oak street N., by A. W. Self of Sioux City, la. Mr. Seff has already commenced moving goods in to the place and will soon be opened and doing business. The Hub'trill be the name of the new store which will carry a fine line Cjise People To Give Demonstration .... Of Their Road Machine ..Here RAILROAD RETRENCHMENT Great Northern Objects to Building Sidewalk Says Its Rep* Wg, "resentatives '''The road roller question was again in evidence at the m'eeting of the city council Monday evening. The Case company is ready to demonstrate its machine upon the streets of "Water town and in a letter from S. Ad dison addressed to the council he stat ed that he was ready at any time to, demonstrate his steam roller provided the members of the council would de signate the street and put up the dirt. The street and alley committee will take the matter under advisement and In all probability a stretch of terri tory on Kemp avenue east, will be al lotted for trial of the machine at an early date. If, as has been suggested, the city and town should co-operate in the expense of the machine a de cided benefit woud doubtless be the result to both sections of this coun try. The result Of tue demonstra tion will be watched with interest by both Watereown citizens and the ru ral element. For Public Hospital. B. A. Thones of Minneapolis was present and called the attention of the members to a proposition of the Salvation' Army in regard to the es tablishment of a hospital In this place provided the city would donate a lot for the building. No action Regarding an alleged mistake"'Mi the survey at the premises of Charles Boyce on the north side who present ed claims for damages by reason cf his having planted trees and complet ed cement work all of which would be required to be removed according to the new survey, a committee will investigate the matter. Gets His $200. The suit of Gunder Shold again3t the city was taken up and it was thought best to pay the judgment of 1200. Mr. Shold's suit resulted from dam ages claimed by closing up Plum St. which cut off the access to his pro perty from one side and caused it to depreciate in value. Ho sued for $,1000. Retrenchment Apparent. Retrenchment, which has been the password of the railroads of the country since the decision regarding freight rates and which has apparent ly been passed along to tlfe Great Northern offices in Watertown was apparent when G. H. Windsor and J. W. McKinnon, representatives of iUe road, appeared before the city council at its last session and protruded their indigent arguments regarding the de mands of the city fathers that the railroad company go ahead and con struct a cement sidewalk adjacent their property in compliance with the city ordinance in such cases, on the same principled as other property owners in the place are expected and who do not hesitate to do it. It is the general impression after listening to Alderman Luck's remarks regarding the matter that 'there is enough grit to supply the foundation for the construction of the sidewalk in question in the council, provided the railroad does not comply with the demand 6f the august body of the city of Watertown. The damage case of John Hanten was referred to a committee wi^h full power to act. Mr. Hanten wants damages becaase a waterway is not sustained by. the city and causes his lot to become flooded. Ordinance Brought Up. Ordinance 237 was passed to its second and third reading. .sSLf This ordinance /provides for city inspector to inspect wiring, plumbing, installation of gas, and for the testing of all meters. $ast from Maple its first reading. Ordinance 287 proVldlng^br .11 cation of the alley in block"'3, Mar tin's- railway addition, passed its first reading. Ordinance 236, introduced by Alder-: man Fahnestock,:by request, provid ing for the correction of t£e ordinance for a sewer in Ways addition in which the W, D. Sloan property was not pro perly asseated.passed its first reading. Ordinance 238, introduced by Alder man Luck providing for the sprink ling.of certain streets and alleys passed its first reading. It was decided to punish. offenders wfoo failed to take out building per mits by:enforcing the.law-which caw rles a fine of $10. Entertainment by •'W' Ordinance 225 introduced by Alder man Bawley providing for special as- sessment for a seyrer on,Kemp avenue Tele^i W I IS IS iif -Cropping 1,700 acres is no small trick, but that is what Jacob Kltz will do this year on his large farm hold ings four miles north of town. And this acreage does-not include all of Mr. Ritz' real eBtate holdings in this section of the state, such as large tracts held for pastures and meadows. To crop 1,700 acres requires a small company of men and many teams of horses. Fourteen horses are employ ed In 'dragging and seeding. A re serve of_ll horses, including a few cOlto, on the farm are held in case of an emergency. A drag 26 feet in width is used to prepare the soil. From 35 to 40 acres are seeded each day. Mr. Ritz will begin seeding the lat ter part of March or the first of April and will finish in May. One man is employed during the season in clean ing the seed. Mr. Ritz does not ap prove of draging when the ground is dry, as the winds Remove much of the top soil, but would put the drag on wlhon the soil is damp. He was a native of Germany,-but has been in this country about 2i years, coming here when the country was in a-crude state. He visited the fatherland last winter.' CUT THE KNEE CAP. •While Fred Comnlck was driving a horse Saturday the animal stumbled, throwing the driver out of the vehicle. In landing on the ground he struck some sharp substance, causing a se vere cul on the knee cap or his left leg. Ke was -otherwise considerably shaken up by the fall, surgical atten tion was rendered and, though, he is doing as well as could be expected, he will be- confined to the house for several days. ., WOULD SmS Philomathean Society Following the opening of the meet ing by Chairman LawreriSe O'Toole and roll call and reading of the min utes of the last meeting, the Philo mathean society of the Watertown high school rendered the following selections Friday afternoon: Piano duet—Misses Jenny and Ag nes Nicholson. t* ,*• "W, Piano solo—Ruth Moiganv- r- Review of play, "Blue Bird," Madge Banks. Reading—Estelle Bartlett Violin solo—-"Flowers and Ferns] Clifford Bates, Discussion—"Resolved, -that the government should own and control the railroads." Affirmative, Law rence O'Toole negative, Raymond Berry. Piano duet—Nellie Rowe and Rho da Fahnestoek. W Monologue—Lloyd Horswill. V4 Original story—Russie Wiley. Two selections were given by" the glee club following the work- of the critic. Ttfiss Bigelow. Jacob RitztCr 1,700 Acres this Year NEW ROYAL NEIGHBORS.-ftS Three new members were initiated into the Royal Neighbors, the ladies' auxiliary of the Woodmen, at the meeting of the lodge Wednesday even ing. Lodge work was followed by a supper attended by the ladies and thalr husbands and other gentlemen members of the order. Music and other diversions rounded Out the eve ning's pleasures. Telegraph I I S»Eastwood Failr T» Exchum Bat The Governor Was To Sidetrack The Ambi^: Of This Woman There is nothing, more cpmmend able than being, ambitious and theref are doubtless few people \?}u are:' acquainted with Sis Baatwood would for a moment make the impeachment that the erstwhile edi tor has no ambitions of her own." recent events over at Pleire wou£ tend to strengthen such 'a^cotavlcSff tion in the minds of the popUtacei»?S The torsades of th? worn an for go? 4s. ing it alone and free from any hand^ cap of the harmonizing Influences of'flg associates is strongly apparent from# recent occurrences over at the "stat&3l capitol. Charley Day of the Sioux Falls A|^|? Bus-Leader'very nicely and succinct!^ sizes up the situation in which Sis wfljyig apparently the would-be spoke-in th^S wheel. He says: if "It was resolved by the three tail?*5 ors in Threadneedle street in London that? "the people of Elngland. choUld itev rule.' This was followed by the mf animous adoption of the resolution^ 'ReBolved that we are the For two hundred years, people laughed at it, because, in a Itye, takes the measure of so. much tbat parades in the habit of reform. ''The legislature of South Dakfl^/w.i has just had an experience wM.. fs-y- something similar, tut ha4 the tense to step on the selfish plan of an £..| promote the welfare of thS1 ^stat©-^. with an appropriation attached. rpfil "At the present time, we have ite| South Dakota a woman's board o|||| three, appointed by the governor, who) visit the state penal and charitable In stitutions, inspect methods in vogu£, especially with regard to the physical and moral welfare of the inmates,and make to die proper officials such re ports as they see fit. Mrs. Lydte. Eastwood, formerly the editor of ®|s:. Watertown Herald, is one of the three members of the board. It iB repoi^oA^ that the board is not in harmony with? Mrs. Eastwood and that when makes her vlBits, she goes alonet "About the time Aat the legislature met, a company of women called on., the governor, this member of the wo* man's board being among them. The, spokeswoman said to the governor., that Mrs. Eastwood had preared a bill! reducing the number of members on the board from three to one and that would the governor kindly appoint Mrs, Eastwood, as that bill passed "The governor's reply is not record ed, nor is it necessary to the present purpose. "This was followed by the introduc- tion of the Eastwood bill. It is house bill No. 314 and was Introduced by Mr. Norbeck by request. The bl}l pro vides that the woman's board shall be reduced to one member, that that member shall have complete powers. of Investigation, that Bhe may visit any state institution at any time and stay there as long as she likes, that the Btate shall pay ail of her expenses and a salary of $1,500 a- year besides/ and that an "emergency" exists antf that the bill shall go Into force and effect right away quick, so that the governor could appoint Mrs.EastWood and the salary promptly ..begin tojjsJJi: «-V? In. "Of c&iirae the bill wai id!led,"and this enterprising woman will not be able to settle down into a comfort able berth at the expense of the two other members of the board. Just what the governor will do, we can not guess, but a good many men would overlook her claims to reappointment when her term of office shall expire—• primarily because she has. shown her connection with the work is not la the proper spirit, and also because such a board should be able to work in har-. mony. 'Only so can good results foK low. Meanwhile this side light. on the ways of the reform folk is most entertaining."