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No Tainted Ada.
NEW YORK, March 6. — Friends to
day are wondering if the long impris
onment in Sing Swig has unbalanced
the mind of Albert T. Patrick, convict
ed of the murder of Win. Marsh Rice,
ihe Texas millionaire, ten years ago.
Patrick argued his application for free
dom in a hubeas corpus proceeding
before tile appellate division of the
supreme court in Brooklyn, yesterday.
He shouted incoherent and umuzing
accusations ut Recorder Goff, who pre
sided over Patrick’s trial for the mur
der of Rice, and against District At
loriie> Jerome and everybody else con
nected with the prosecution, lie wan
dered far from Die point* oTi which'
tne court hud asked http to argue and
apparently wanted die appellate divis
ion to review.the findings of tile court
of appeals, the court of last resort,
fthich already has passed ou ills case.
At times he wept. Again lie turned
to the spectators In the court and ha r
ialigned them. Again lie addressed
invectives to Assistant District
Attorney Taylor, who appeared tu
oppose his release. Once, at least, the
presiding Judge bad to interrupt and
call him to order.
fie tumbled through Ills argument
ui least four limes during the three i
and half hours he wan Oil his feet. \
Even tbe justices grew drowsy toward
the end uud Jumped with a start each
time lie thundered out the old accusa !
Dons iu»a more vociferous way.
Throughout bis argument Patrick
interred to himself as "the relator ’ |
and never *n the Hist person.
"I an. here to argue before your j
honor,” lie suid, "because the pena*
sentence passed upou the relator is j
more horrible than the death sentence j
could possibly be ”
At another point he said: "The trial |
of the relator was a conspiracy. The!
Rice estate spent S3,UOO.UUO and the!
county of New York spent SIOO,OOO to
send the relator to ills death.
•’When a dishonest Judge and dis
trict attorney can railroad an iunocent
man to prison notwithstanding a seru
tfby of me facts shows him to be per
fectly Innocent, then, indeed, the
• foundations of our liberties are imperil I
Patrick was addressing the specta
tors ut tills point and Justice JeiiKs
r.Crmonlshed him to address the court.
Patrick apologized, but was soon turn
ing around stretching out h& arms
•to the spectators again.
When he at length turned to th<*
consideration of the illegality of the
commutation the Justices straightened
up. Patrick dropped all his previous
argument against Hie Illegality of his
ioliVlctloil and assumed, as he said,
ior the purpose of ids argument, that
ids conviction was legal. He said th ■
the governor had no right to commute*
n sentence of death without the con
sent of the relator.
District Attorney Taylor, replying,
"Asa matter of law or fact. *r<
rtiator must either stand by the com
mutation of his sentence or repudiate
it logically or legally, the matter
-lands thus Either .the relator was
legally spared the death penalty or he
was now was.not the.com
uiiitlttlon is void, dnd a » though It had
never been”
"Give me liberty or give me
death!" inteirupted Patrick at the top
of bis voice. Jumping up and waving
ids arms.
"please do not Interrupt tne, said
Mr. Taylor.
Patrick sat down and Mr. Taylor con
tinued. saying gravely that If Patrick
repudiated the commutation of his sen
tence there only remained the carry
ing out of the sentence originally im
posed. death. It might sound cruel to
rrgne so, Mr. Taylor said, but the re
tutor had left him no choice.
Mrs. Patrick sat beside her husband
In court. She seemed much affected
by what he said and his manner of
addressing the court.
At the conclusion of the arguments
the court announced that two weeks
would be given for the filing of briefs
Patrick was taken back to Sing Sing.
CLEVELAND. O, 0., March ti
Thomas E. Schmidt, former state sen
H u»r, who conducted the Municipal
tree’stock exchange in which the 1
Cleveland railway stock was sold at
par, with an advertised guaranty of
redemption, with six per cent Interest <
at uny time, testified before Federal j
Master Belford in receivership hear-j
ing yesterday that his wife re<Jj*emed
.*»0 shares, getting -par ami Interest,
the day before the referendum elec
tion. That Fred C. Alber, auditor of
the Munlcapal Cos. redeemed $2ti,500
worth of stock at this time also was
admitted. Thais Indicates that Insid
ers in the Municipal Traction Cos. un
loaded their holdings of stock In the
Cleveladn Railway Cos., holder of the
franchises and lessor to the Municipal
before the franchise was repudiated
by a referendum vote. The stock re
deemed Is declared to have lieen that
of Ben Cable. Mayor Johnson's rela
tive and counselor.
KALAMAZOO, Mich., March ti
P Goodwin, representing Albion
college, won the twelfth annual state
Intercollegiate oratorical contest for
men His subject was ‘ The upward
trend. Harriet Marian French, rep
resenting Hillsdale college, won the
women * prtr.e. Her subject was "The
octopus of greed."
Jf you want a pure Iluuld food, drink
Stroll’s Malt Extract. P’.ori*; Main 3lfl
for a «los«n bottles. Also at drug
{English Beauty Nay
Wed Foxhall Keene
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I'leltir# mIioMM lll>m Muriel \\ lUnu. nut
el’ I lir most Im-miiIIIuI nuiurn of Luk- j
limit. Humor link* hrr uumr nilli
lliui of l-'o«lmll Kerne, mid It In l»e
--llev t-<i in miiiiv t-lrelt-*, i Iml m« nwou I
it* Krtnt*** tlltnrrt- In per feet rd, hr
it til 10-’-rj H!nn Wllnou.
The closing of negotiations, Thurs
day, fur the purchase of the Filigree
homestead. Woodward und Putnam
uvea., by the Eastern Star Temple as
sociation Is another feather fn the cap
of Horner Warren & Cos. This is the
latest in a long line of big transactions
In which tills firm has figured, extend
ing buck over a long term of years.
tii'tißuctlons which have made for a
bigger und a greater Detroit.
The Filigree property is valued at
s3.»,ont). but the price paid by tile East
era Star association is something less
tliii 1. that. There is lUU feet frontage
011 Woodward ave. and ttie lot is 300
feet deep. This gives the new owners
plenty of loom for the building of an
auditorium on the site. As now plan
red. tills will cost about $20,000 and
will be connected with ttie* main build
ing. The new owners take possession
Oct. 1.
Arthur G. Griffin & Hro., 330 Elks'
temple, have made the following sales
House and lot to Wlll. Staunch, Hol
comb-ave.. $2,200; lot to Charles A.
Griffin. stidO; house and lot to George
lot to Charles B. Huff.’ Cruwford-ave.,
l.vuOOy -house and lots to Alice 1-a
Grave. Phtladelphta-ave., $4,300; house
and lot to Mr. Robinson. Clalrmount
ave., $3,700.
LINCOLN, Neb., March ( —R. Mead |
8 hum way was hanged at 2:35 this j
afternoon foi the murder 01 the wife j
ol his employer.
Bishop Wins Long
Light Against driest
Lor Church Property
LINCOLN, Neb., March ti.- The Ne
braska supreme court lias rendered a
decision in favor of Bishop Bonacum.
of the Catholic diocese of Lincoln, in
his fight of ten years with r r. William
i Murphy, stationed at Seward, Neb., for
[possession of St. Vincent’s church.
The supreme court sustained the
| findings of the district court of Si
ward county ousting Fr. Murphy from
! Si. Vincent's parish church property.
' sustaining, so lar ms u • ivll court has
| Jurisdiction, the church contention
I that in the case of Fr. Murphy, “the
! gates of heaven are closed to him” by
the decree of excommunication pro
nounced ny tne btsnop.
The struggle between the bishop
am the prie.-d b**gan when Fr. Mur
1 phy was pastor of the < hureli at
, Tecuniseh. Differences w ith the bishop
arose, and he wa> transferred to the
Seward parish. The trouble did not
j cease, and finally, in HtOl, Bishop
I Bonacum excommunicated him.
The parishioners were loyal to Fr.
Murphy, the trustees refusing to sur
n nder the church property to his sue
lessor. Six times the case has been
in the district court and three times
remanded f by the supreme cuurt.
Twice It was taken to Rome.
! Fr. Murphy has a state wide reputa
tion as an orator and temperance ad
-1 locate. Bishop Bonacum is at pres
ent abroad and was recently in audl
j eji( e with the pope
More than 4<*.000.000 pound* of c<v
ia leaves are annually harvested 'n
South America, a vast Amount being
brought to this country for manufa>
tuic into tocsins, (
TORONTO. Out.. Mar. ti. — Flossie
Kinruide, sister of Ethel Kinruide.
who was murdered in her home in
Hamilton, will testify at ihe inquest
into tnr sister’s death, when it is
held In Hamilton, that her sister wus
killed by a tramp. The mime of Ur*
person who slew the Kinruide girl
may never tie known. Although a de
tective is following Flossie Kinruide.
I she will not be arrested. The prose
|eutlon lias failed to secure damuging
1 evidence.
The case is made more mysterious
Lby the Rritleal'conittttori TjT Patrolman
i Hairy Smith, who was shot while at-’
i tempting to arrest a burglar in Ham
liltoti. The latest report said lie was
lying dangerously 111 In Hamilton. The
man who shot the patrolman escaped.
He is said to bp the same man who
shot Ethel Kinruide and unless he is
apprehended the mystery in the Kin
raide gill’s death may never be
(\ Montrose Wright, friend of th*
I Kinruide family, says that she killed
her sister." lie said, "but this surmise
is without foundation. It will be
shown at th** inquest that all ‘-iich
statements are unfonnd* and. When
ihe ;el Is her story nil will be cleared.”
\\ right says the shooting of Patrol
man Smith will stop all the suspicion
directed towards Florence Kinraido
Reminded that Florence nad said it
was not a trump who killed Ethel Kln
r.tide, Wright said this statement was
n*iade while the girl was In a delirium.
Wright would not permit the report
ers to ask Florence Kinruide whi. h
story is the correct one, saying it
would revive her delirium.
WASHINGTON, March 6—The sen
ate in executive session yesterday
confirmed the nominations of mem
bers of President Tafts cabinet.
The confirmation of the entire Jlst
was not obtained, however, without
some comment 011 tile pari of senutoin
but It did not amount to opposition
There were sarcastic remarks by Sen
ator Bailey over the selection of Mr.
Nagel and bitter criticism by Senator
Tillmun of Meyer.
When tiie name of Mr. Nagel was
reached, Senator Bailey remarked that
lie understood Mr. Nagel was a Stand
ard Oil attorney. Senator Borah of
Idaho, explained that he had made
inquiry into the matter and had found
that on one occasion the St. Ijouislaw
firm of which Mr. Nagel is a member
had written an opinion for the Wa
ters-Pierce company, a constluent
concern of the Standard. That was
the only connection Mr. Nagel ever
hud with Standard OH, Mr. Borah
Mr. Bailey was satisfied, or appear
ed to he. with the explanation. The
Wuters Pierce company i« the concern
which Mr. Bailey represented.
.The v ,W.rvp” •»*» a -PV* nt
the Democratic side on the extreme
right hand of the vice president is
known, was rendered interesting by
flu* location there of Senator Root
among the new senators. It is in this
portion of the senate that are located
"tiie Insurgents," the new Republican
senators, who are not altogether pleas
ed with their committee assignments
und who are Inclined at times to re
volt from the policies of the majority.
llrtmlt Mint virility I Siituriluy dIkM,
cloudy, prutiMlil) with llatil rulu or
mum 1 Sontlii). portly t-loudy, cooler
Sunday ofternooo or nltclill »lmln
wlilftloK to northwesterly.
Lower Mlchlpunf I nncttlei! foulpht
with probably »uow tlorrleMi Sunday,
portly cloiltly| moderni# \ nrlnhle
Alexander, Umbrella*, 2tt Monroe.
Fat Men Whose Aggregate Weight Is 4.152
Pounds Attend the Taft Inauguration
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A x J’ " 'y) ?• . * W 1. . -rjS r
Her# l« a part of the Vr* York <lrleu ntlen. which **w I'reeldent i afl Itinnunrated. It l*i the •■•at Men’* clnh of
thr *lsth assembly dlatrtct of >••* lurk. There are 13 men In the iloh, and their naurrante "Hnht AIM
pound*. Picture mu* taken when three men were rniijlni la n foot rn*-c at on# of their ontlntt*. Hea«l-
Ing from left to rlnht, the rai-ere and »»elpht* are« I’t. Dotilrt, 3*«* poon«l«t llell \\ lleoii, 4*lo pound*:
Peter Th*raber|er, 313 p«>uad*| Jo# Ooekrr, 3*MI pound*} Jack Hobluaua. 3ho pound*) Jacob Kolia. SAS p**uad*|
Jack l*rollt, 330 pouad*.

NASHVILLE. Tenn., March ti S. J
Binniug, u witness tor the defense in
! th* trial i>f Col. D. B. and Robin (.’o*>p
|*i uml John D. Sharp, for tin* murder
lof kornier Senator Carmack, lias been
! arrested on a warruni sworn to by th**
j state. He Is charged with perjury.
The specific allegatluu is that when
1 he testified that lie saw Senator Car
j mack twirling the cylinder 01 his re
wilvti he swore to u lie.
; Not only *ll*l the* stale tear to pieces
| what was left of the testimony us Bln
! I. ing, hut it challenged tin* riglu of the*
I Cooper* to be on Seventh-ave. at all
ion the day of the killing, it did this
(by impeaching the testimony of the
i governor and others who asserted that
ihe Coopers were invited to the* man
sion and thai while on their way there
ihey met Carmack ami a street duel
t followed.
• T{je stafp Oegau its attack on the
testimony for tne defense when two
witnesses swore thui Binning, tie*
night of the tragedy, said to them, if
• I had been five or ten minutes earlier
1 would have seen the killing
Luter In the day the slate intro
duced witnesses attacking the reason
the defense gave for being on the
street Senator earmark must traverse
lto get tu his apartments This rea
, son wus tnar Gov. Patterson had sent
1 for the colonel, and Robin accompanied
his father.
AJt.-Gen. Brown, Judge Bradford.
Col Cooper and Robin Cooper testified
that after Col. Cooper left Bradford's
other just before the shooting, Geu.
Brown recalled him to talk to the
governor over the telephone, and that
it was in obedience to the governor's
command that the men were on Sev
enth-ave., on which is tiie executive
mansion.’when they met Carmack.
Two witnesses swore that after Col
Cooper left Bradford's office he neither
returned voluntarily nor was recalled
to the phone by any one. And one.
Miss Daisy Lee, declared that lnstea 1
of the governor’s calling the colonel,
the colonel, at Judge Bradford s sug
gestion. <ulled up the governor at the
capital The latter testimony, how
ever, was not permitted to reach the
J In rebuttal, too, the state attacked
Judge Bradford. Miss Lee testified
that he told her he could have shot
Carmack himself with as little re
morse as lie would have shot a rattle
snake. She also swore that Paul Da
vit* another defense's witness, de
clared to her he would perjure hlmaei.
to get on the
Speaker Cannon Will
Endeavor To Have May I
Named for Inauguration
WASHINGTON. March 6.—Speaker
Cannon, of the house of representa
tives. declare# iu favor of changing
the date of the presidential inaugura
tion from March 4 to May l, and says
as a representative iu congress he
' will lend every aid to bring this about.
"1 witnessed tiie dreadful weather
conditions that prevailed In 1872, when
four or five hundred people caught
their deaths." he said. "1 recall the
Hart Ison inauguration wdth tiie soak
ing. chilling rainstorm and the snow
and icy fc»le that made life miserable
at Cleveland’s second Inauguration.
It the change of- date is w»A\io St
might as well he fixed‘later than April
for erfln Aprß rain would cause great
discomfort udn much sickness and 1
should think thut .VlHy 1 would pro
vide more certainty of fair weather."
KALAMAZOO, Mich.. March ti.—
While playing ball on the high school
campus, Donald Rockwell, youngest
son of Dr. A. H. Rockwell, was seri
ously if not fatally injured by being
hit in the ear by u batted ball. The
boy was looking info tiie field when
the ball was batted and he did not see
It. lie was unconscious for five hours
and in extreme agony
Donald Rockwell is a brother of
Robert Rockwell, who was taken to
Johns Hopkins hospital ut Baltimore a
f(Vw days ago to undergo an operation
| for a peculiar malady of the right eye
Which threatens his life
■ MW 1 1 1
k*N|»*h«if of kdwiml 11. Ilurrluiau. *h # nuinl rullroMil ill MU uud Unnuclrr. It
mu. (Mkra nt Mr. llwrrlnian'M rimp at Sna Antonio, Texaa. Hr aalnrtl
Kt-trn pound*. Iltr flr*t wrrk h# a* In th# ramp.
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A quarrel over the attentions of a
Fort Wajne soldier is blamed for th •
stabbing »f May Andrews. 22 years old.
in the dance hall of the Palms saloon.
No. 333 Gratlot-ave., alter midnight.
Friday I’aney Virard. 23 years old.
and giving her address as No. K 4 Cham
plaln-st.. is under arrest charged with
inflicting three knife wounds in the
Andrews girl’s back. Ihe victim of
the Stubbing wus taken to her home.
No 26 Beacon-at.. in a carriage.
The Vlnard girl is held on the charge
of assault with intent to do great
bodily harm.
WASHINGTON, March ti—The sen
ate y**w\erdny fwGed to confirm •Go
nomination for five federal judgeships.
Most noteworthy of tturse cases is tjmt
of Milton D. Purdy, formerly usslstput
to the attorney general who was nom
inated by President Roosevelt to be
United States Judge for the district of
Mr. Purdy failed of confirmation
owing to the opposition of Senator
Nelson, of Minnesota. He has been
serving as Judge by virtue of a recess
Under the constitution, Mr. Purdy
ami four others, one each in Alabama.
North Carolina, Ohio and Alasku, ure
stopped from further performing their
duties as judges If Mr. Purdy Is re
nominated Senator Nelson will oppose.
Ah member of the senate committee
on the judiciary he 1h In u position to
hold up tiie nomination Indefinitely.
The Alubumu case was that of Judge
Hundley, who was opposed bitterly.
Job Printing done rliclit. 'rim#* Prlut*
Ins Cos., IS John R.-»t. Phone 1491.
! ROME, March 6. —One of the most
perplexing problems to be dealt with
by ihi- authorities is the disposition
of the ownerless property found !
I among tiie ruins of Messina. There I
I lias been recovered un enormous quail- j
jllty of coin, Jewelry of every descrip
tion, art treasures uud curios
The property found is still stored i
ion board the battleship Dandolo, now
J lying at Messina. Tiie ship forms a
j strange museum, a unique treasure
I house. In a gloomy compartment of
the Ironclad, below the water-line, the
{valuables are packed away. The walls
<*f tkc treasury* cfcawwbec are tits, tvou
I sides. Os the ship and heavy iron
fdoors give admittance; th*» entrance
being guarded by two soldiers.
The value of the articles thus
stored is nearly six million lire, th**
gold coin alone being worth a million
’lire, chiefly consisting of old coins.!
| w hich, according to the custom of the
'inhabitants of Messina, have been
[hoarded by families for generations at
| home instead of being sent to the
Rings, bracelets and watches are to
lie seen In large numbers, sorted out
according to tholr apparent value. I*
is underuood that the more valuable
goods will ho taken to Naples or
Rome and will be exhibited for n
time in order to give an opportunity
for identification by the owners.
WASHINGTON, March 0. (JifTord
Plncbot, forester of the United
States, has selected the University ot
Wisconsin as the location of the lab
oratory of the forestry service for
which the university of Michigun lias
made a hard fight.
Mr Piachot has been juggling with
the official announcement to this es
! feet for several days Under arrange
I m«*nt with certain flewspapera he was
to have made it public to*lav He sur
prised every one by announcing that
! iu* would have nothing to say until to-
I day al the earliest, as in his Judgmeut,
because of the ronditton of tetegrapn
wires, tin* news could not be sent out
so that it would first reach th** news
papers with which he ha<l au under
; That Wisconsin lias won out and
i Michigan and tin* University of Min
: nesota. ihe third «undulate for the
laboratory, have lost, may be accept
ed with absolute certainty.
The story is that Wisconsin was se
letted because, In the opinion of the
forest service, it was nearer the cen
ter of the Meld in which the experts
of thut branch of the government are
I . %*T 111 l'l' % I.O—llprnllia
HI'FFAIJ *, Mtu <li *> «8p*cl«l. i—
t’Hlll* A Ipt* ♦> >ar*. flt-iuli Hogs
lt*'i eipt* l" t ar* strong, le-av.v J*) i*u
<i*i*f», >*>rkt*r* s*« 7J> ti *s.*'t. pis**. I*.;*..
MI. •■ |> I ter-el pis |i* car*, slew. hint
laitil*** $Y tin'll 7 Yu; r olls. ITfuT 1 •'•. >*-.o
ling*. $•; 7:»4* T w- thi r**, ST. , ,‘i S , int «•
$5 2SV I'alve* |st/**:.o
Htrhrri *#MlllnK#r. *#t-r#litr> aml *r-a
#r*l mnNna#r trf lit#
linilliiT* company, tiled Friday In hi* !
i Uj-iiu*-, No—|lniK».«*-*#Lr. from hlawt ]
polaoninK Mr St hllllng-r was burn |
It n yrmany U years ;»*<> and tame
l*#trolt in 18SJ . H.* la *utvlv#d
by his wlf# and I*-V#ar-t>ld *wn.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LANSING. Mich., March 6—The
throttle has been pulled wide open ou
the investigation of state department
methods of handling state tax land*
and state tax homestead lands.
The legislative committee appointed
to investigate these matters, composed
of Reps. Maxey, of Baraga; Uleel, o!
Ray City; Dusonbupry, oi Isabella;
Guy Miller, of Detroit, and Oates, ot
hnughlon, nail vubpeaned the head
officials of tlte uudltoi general and land
commissioner's departments to. appear
before Jhelp W h.yo.kq „utu|, papqfs
an»l they were on hand In force with
stacks of documents.
The work was largely pertaining to
learn Just how the details of these de
put t merit >- could be reached and tbe
length ot time required.
Kach *netubei of ihe committee en
tcred Into the questions which were
mostly answered by the deputies and
clerks who appeared very guarded l»i
every word they said. Only by col*
stain probing could the committee get
facts on specific points, yet at the
close Ol this session Auditor-General
Fuller and Land Commissioner Rus
sell each profusely offered all the aid
possible. Some sharp talk between
Maxey and Deputy Auditor Simpson
drew out from the latter that he had
advised with Attorney-General Bird as
to whether the department could, un
der existing laws, withhold these lands
from sale on a resolution simply from
the legislature. The opinion was given
that when money is tendered the de
partment must sell until anew law
is enacted in place of the present laws
is enacted in place of the present
laws governing these mutters. Simpson
[said with emphasis: "We can’t risk
th» responsibility of a possible viola
tlon of the law' for long, although sales
hu\e been suspended since the resolu
tion passed.” This Indicates that when
money Is paid or tendered for state tax
lands they will he sold, at least, till the
Maxey Mil becomes law.
Dusenbury and Gen. Fuller debated
the question of mineral rights which
the committee feels should be re
served to the state. Fuller contended
Y this would confiscate the original
lowner’H right of reserve to minerals
‘when he sold It. but Dusenbury, on
(close questioning, showed that tbe
state acquired these lands through
non-payment of taxes and thus se
ettred all titles to it. for the original
owner loses his mineral right by not
peeing that the taxes were properly
Coming to th** documents a few Im
portant facts were struck which gives
a lead on more to come. The method
•of would-be purchasers seems to bo
[sending to the departments for ile
!sin ript lons of state lands In any par
ticular county. Those lumls bought
by writing only jtro setoff to the
purchases if the full price as ap
praised In the land office or assessed
I by supervisors in the unditor general s
(office accompanies the letter The
1 big deal was brought out:
rimtuer iuuul Cos.. cil sagniaw,
IpupghU state Jauds In )k‘ v » past few
months from both departments
amounting to something over 100,iM.:0
acr* s. They could not work out the
exact acreage on so short notice, for
the small amount of $12.8t»k.88. Max
«• ytook the may locating many of
these descriptions in territory famß
jlar to him since childhood and knows
that much of this hind contains some
of the richest minerals In tlw etatr.
and to his own surprise located two
pieces of land this company had
bought ms some he supposed he own
• • Well.” said Maxey, ”1 am will
ing to lose some property if we can
only preserve what Is left to poster
ity.” referlng to stale lands with min
eral and forest wealth.
The lands bought by this company
are scattered through several counties
and Indicate very careful selection of
the best lands. Questions as to Just
how they could get at such choice
property brought no light in that line
but the committee hopes to throw it
info the limelight before they get
done. *
During the probing Gov. Warner
! anti State Game Warden Pierce were
brought into the affair with queries
las to where the state lands they
• bought were located and were told in
l Ugetnaw county, but the matter was
pushed no farther.
luirge quantities of land are bought
fu the name of Wright and Wilkin
son, the first named an ex-clerk of the
i auditor general’* department, and the
ol that .•-.’.laraant.
From the few letters compiled today
the following Is the number of acres
with price they paid for same. Forty
(acres for $Mi, another of Iku for sl6u.
s'ill another of Mu sot JihJO, and SBO
acres for $320. The Geneva A
Mining t’o. is down for 120 acres at
sl2o. and one L. .1. Miller got 560
acres for S7OO These are all select
parcels of land said to ra:ytc tu actual
value from s2v to $t»T» pur acre.
The committee requested each de
partment to run out details which was
agreed upon and data is to be ready
: next week when the probing will con
V party of si. l.ouU elt> • facials aad
|mi 111 It* Itaklins corpora i ion raglarrra
\ l«lt*-d th«* Detroit municipal electric
I'ghiiriK plant Friday, to sea If they
t o'iM *N un any information useful
t theti problem of lighting the cen-
Ir.t! portion of their city. The party
tn> lutlea J t\ Travflla J. P Whyte.
H. .■< Sanderson. iL 11 Way. W. N.
Dixon ami J. C. Thiedermar.
There are few ureas in the world
. ..v! gypsum i* so univeraarrjr
1 spread as along the shores of th* Per
jwlan Gulf Pure selenite frequently la
j found traversing tbe beds.

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