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UNABLE TO COPfi WITH STRIKE
SYMPATHIZERS AT NOR-
FOLK, VA.
THE MILITIA IS CALLED OUT
Martial Law Will Be Declared and ao
Entire Regiment Will Patrol the
TownCars Are Derailed and Ob-
structed, Trolley Wires Out and Free
Fights Between Guards and Crowds
Occur.
Norfolk, Va., March 5.A mob of
500 strike sympathizers thronged the
streets of NorfolK on which the main
line of the Norfolk Railway and Light
company's cars are run and the police
were unable to cope with it until the
cars, which were guarded by detach
ments of military and nad run with
difficulty during the day, were housed
in the barns. In the locality where
the barns are the military was in con
trol. Cars were repeatedly derailed,
wagon loads of stones were piled on
the tracks and free fights between the
military guards and the crowds oc
curred during the day at frequent in
tervals. In one difficulty a sergeant
ran a bayonet into the arm of H. H.
Harmansof, a barber. Mrs. Harmansof,
who was standing by her husband at
the time, knocked the sergeant to the
ground with both lists and discolored
the face of Lieutenant Gale, who was
near. Several soldiers were struck
by missiles thrown through the win
dows of the cars. A number of ar
rests have been made, both by the po
lice and military.
A conference was held by Mayor
Beaman, Police Chief Veltines and
Colonel Higgins, commanding the Sev
enty-first Virginia regiment, eight
companies of which are now in serv
ice, relative to placing the city under
martial law. The police force of 100
men has been on duty for 48 hours
and is unable to meet the emergency.
Martial law will be declared in Nor
folk in the morning. Four more in
fantry companies from Emporia, Suf
folk, Smithfield and Franklin, making
the entire Seventy-first regiment, have
been ordered out.
The strikers have cut a mile of trol
ley wire in the city. The troops are
now guarding the power plant. A de
tachment of a Newport News com
pany under Captain Gilkerson is on
duty.
Common Councilman S. H. Kelly,
also a leader of the strikers, offered a
resolution at the council meeting to
revoke the street railway franchise
for lapse of two days in running cars.
The resolution was referred to a spe
cial committee.
NO MORE POOLING.
Freight Bureaus of Western Railroads
Dissolved.
Chicago, March 5.The dissolution
of the Chicago-Kansas City, Chicago
Omaha and Sioux City and Chicago
St. Paul freight bureaus has been de
creed by the executive offrcers of the
Western roads. No action was taken
in regard to the Western freight bu
reau It was contended this was not
a rool or organization that could be
constiued as being illegal, but simply
a statistical ^ureau for the compiling
of records and the issuing of tariffs.
It is probable that it will be kept in
tact and some prominent traffic man
will be elected chairman A notice of
withdiawal from tne three bureaus
given by the Northwestern on Satur
day was met by the Milwaukee and St.
Paul and the Chicago and Alton, which
gave similar notices. This frustrated
all further attempts to resuscitate the
organization.
This action by the Western roads is
said to be caused by an intimation
that the federal authorities will en
force the interstate commerce and
Sherman laws.
FELL TO THEIR DEATH.
Three Miners Instantly Killed at
Mount Pleasant, Pa.
Mount Pleasant, Pa, March 5.
Three miners employed at the Stand
ard mine were instantly killed in a
mysterious manner. The men were on
the cage which was conveying them
to tho top when suddenly they were
seen by their compaions to fall. A
miner who was on the cage at the time
said that one ot the men had lost his
holding and in an endeavor to save
himself pulled down the others. Alex
Seibert, aged 45 years, was the only
one of the victims whose name could
be obtained.
CAPTURED BY FARMERS.
Two Burglars Gathered in by Gran
gers Near Belvidere, Ills.
Belvidere, Ills., March 5.After a
pitched battle with revolvers and shot
guns eight farmers trailed James Mil
ler and Daniel Butler through the
darkness by means of their tracks in
the snow for eight miles and finally
captured them. The men were found
in a pumping station on the railroad,
which was surrounded and besieged
for four hours before they were in
duced to surrender. The two men
had been discovered looting a general
store and the postofnce at Herbert, a
small village near here.
Largest Plant in the World.
Poplar Bluff, Mo., March 5.The
Palmer box and stave factory was en
tirely destroyed by fire, entailing a
loss of $300,000. The plant is owned
by Dowell M. Palmer of New York
and is said to be the largest of its
kind in the world. Six hundred men
are thrown out of employment.
The Work* of Mischievous Boys.
La Crosse, Wis., March 5.The po
lice have discovered that the attempt
to wreck the mill of the La Crosse
Lumber company with dynamite was
the work of a gang of mischievous
boys, who say they simply" wanted to
see what would happen."
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THE KLERKSDORP AFFAIR.
Onslaught of tne Boers Was Delivered
With Unusual Impetus!.
London, March 5.Telegrams re
ceived here from Klerksdorp describ
ing the attack upon and capture by
the^oers Feb. 24 at a point southwest
of Kleiksdorp of 467 British soldiers
who were acting as convoy to an
empty wagon train show that General
Delarey laid his plans with consum
mate care and precise knowledge of
the ground.
The third Boer attack upon the con
voy was delivered from various points
and was most determined. By sheer
recklessness they sought to ride down
and overwhelm the British defense.
The British guns shelled the charging
Boers, but nothing stopped their on
slaught, which was delivered with un
usual impetus. The convoy mules
were subjected to a heavy fire, and,
deserted by tne native drivers, the
mules stampeded, putting many of
the defenders temporarily out of ac
tion and causiitg the wildest confu
sion. For two hours the British held
out. They then divided and were
overwhelmed. few minutes of cau
tious fighting and all was over. The
Boers galloped along the line firing
at every man who showed the slight
est tendency to resist until they
reached and captured the guns. In
the excitement the Northumberland
fusileers, who had been cut off, suc
ceeded in fighting their way out for
some distance. When their ammuni
tion became exhausted they charged
with bayonets, but were speedily over
powered.
By 7 o'clock in the morning all re
sistance was at an end. The dead and
wounded were scattered all over the
field. Broken wagons and panic
stricken horses and mules made a
scene of indescribable confusion. Not
until General Delarey came in person
was anything like order restored. He
stopped the Boers engaged in strip
ping the British wounded by the free
use of the sjambok, but they contin
ued the work of despoiling directly
his back was turned.
BRITISH 'ARMY ESTIMATES.
Mr. Broderick Asks for Nearly Sev
enty Million Pounds.
London, March 5.In introducing
the army estimates, 69,310,000, in
the house of commons, the war secre
tary, Mr. Broderick, entered into a
long defense of the war office, which,
he contended, had done its work well,
considering that a war has never be
fore been waged on such a scale as
the South African war. The war of
fice was feeding aOO.OOO men and 243,-
000 horses in South Africa and there
were no complaints on that score. In
regard to recruiting, Mr. Broderick be
lieved the limit had been reached. No
reduction in the strength of the army
could be expected and probably the
Indian garrison must be increased.
The country had already had enough
experience of allowing the colonial
garrisons to sink below their proper
limits. In regard to the much dis
cussed question of volunteers, Mr.
Broderick declared that if the volun
teers were to be a bar to conscription
they must make themselves efficient.
It was proposed to establish a volun
teer reserve of men over 40 years of
age, who were unable to comply with
the ordinary regulations, ,and estab
lish during the present year a militia
reserve of 50,000 men.
PRESENTED BY VAN SANT.
Prince Henry Receives an Address
From Minnesota Germans.
Chicago, March 5.Prince Henry
of Prussia was given further opportu
nity to enjoy his expressed desire of
meeting American citizens at close
range. During the day he listened to
an address from the Central bund of
St. Paul, placed a wreath on the Lin
coln monument in Lincoln park and
enjoyed a luncheon and reception at
the Germania club. The presentation
of the address by Governor Van Sant
was the first detail of the day's official
programme. The prince received the
governor and the committee accom
panying him in his public parlor, after
he had eaten breakfast. The prince
said in response that he would prize
the address very highly as another of
the expressions of good wishes that
had come to him everywhere as the
ambassador of his brother, the em
peror.
Ireland's Woes Discussed.
Chicago, March 5.The woes of
Ireland and the wrongs of the Boers
were kindred subjects at a meeting of
the Irish nationalists held in this city.
The meeting was primarily held to pay
tribute to the memory of Robert Em
mett, but the South African war occu
pied almost an equal space with the
Irish patriot in the addresses that
were made. The chief address of the
evening was made by ex-Congressman
Lentz.
Philadelphia Sails for Guayaquil.
Washington, March 5.The navy de
partment has been informed of the de
parture of the cruiser Philadelphia
from Panama for Guayaquil, Ecuador,
where she will show the United States
flag for the first time in several years,
an event which resident Americans
have recommmended as likely to have
a beneficial effect upon their status in
Ecuador.
Found Hidden Gold.
Carbondale, Ills., March 5.Hidden
in a building at Tamaros, formerly oc
cupied by two brothers, Alf and
Charles Froelich, as a saloon, $8,352
has been found stored away in an old
tin can. Of the money $8,000 was in
gold. The find was made by Frank
Sanford, a half brother of the Froe
lichs.
Hohenzollern's Officers Entertained.
New York, March 5.The officers
of the imperial yacht Hohenzollern
were entertained by the Liederkranz
society and the Anon society at the
former's hall. The occasion was called
a "social evening." There was a pro
gramme of vaudeville specialties and
refreshments.
Would Stop Sunday Funerals.
Louisville, March 5.The Louisville
Ministerial association has appointed
a committee of ministers to confer
with the Louisville Undertakers' asso
ciation and "officers of cemeteries in an
effort to do away with Sunday fu
nerals.
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The thousands of German resident
in Milwaukee joined heartily in the
welcome of the young prince, to whose
house they once owed allegiance, and,
veterans of the German wars gath
ered from throughout the state to as
sist in the reception.
The special train bearing the prince
and his party ran up from Chicago
over the Chicago, Milwaukee and St.
Paul railroad and there was an enor
mous crowd at the depot awaiting its
coming. There was a cheer when the
prince appeared and another, louder
than the first,* when he reached his
carriage outside the depot grounds.
Mayor Rose and Admiral Evans en
tered his carriage, and, flanked by po
lice and guarded by troopers of the
First Wisconsin cavalry, the drive
through the city began. Just outside
of the depot were 1,000
Veterans of the German Wars.
They had come here from many dis
tant points in the state, and they gave
the prince a volley of cheers as he
passed them. The business streets
were blockaded with people and the
police had to fight to keep a drive
way clear.
The reception of the prince as he
drove through the streets was wildly
enthusiastic, and there was an ovation
when he entered the Exposition build
ing for, the public reception. Asjie
appeared on t-ie stage, escorted by nis
staff and the reception committee.ffthe
mass chorus of 600 voices sang "pes
Deutsch Lied."
There were 10,000 persons packed in
the Exposition building and it was
some time before they were sufficienf
ly stilled for the exercises to begin.
Speeches of welcome were made \by
Mayor Rose in behalf of the city, For
mer Congressman Deuster in behalf
of the German residents, Governor
Lafollette in behalf of the state and
Captain Court. The great chorus sang
again and as the prince arose to leave
the hall the crowd broke into cheers.
He touched his cap in salute and
smiled as he turned to leave the stage.
The fire run iollowed the public re
ception and it made a spectacle that
was both novel and exciting. Thirty
two pieces of apparatus, marshalled
by Fire Chief Foley, were raced for a
mile at high speed.* They ran two
abreast and 200 feet apart. Darkness
had come and the engine lights made
the picture all the more inspiring.
The prince was then driven
Through Illuminated Streets
to the Hotel Pfister, where the banquet
was served. The illumination was
very pretty, hundreds of strings of
electric lights were arched across
Grand avenue and Wisconsin street,
hundreds of buildings were outlined
in light and high up on the tower of
the city hall printed in incandescent
lights were the words, "Welcome to
H. R. H., Prince Henry." Especially
pretty was the lighting of the Court
of Honor on Grand avenue. There was
a great display of bunting and under
the glare of the lights it looked even
more attractive than in the daylight.
The dinner at the Pfister lasted
about two hours. The decorations of
the banquet hall were very elaborate.
The principal table at which the prince
sat was literally covered with Ala
bama smilax, arching gracefully over
the place where Prince Henry sat, and
hung at the ends with roses and car
nations. A feature of the banquet
decorations was a miniature in flowers
of the German yacht Hohenzollern,
which was suspended from the center
of the hall. Three toasts were pro
posed, those of the president of the
United States and the emperor of Ger
many being drunk while the orchestra
played national airs of the respective
countries. These were followed by
the toast, "Prince Henry ot Prussia,"
to which the prince responded.
At the conclusion of Prince Henry's
remarks Mayor Rose presented to his
highness an elegantly bound album
containing photographs of Milwaukee's
public buildings and some of the beau
tiful residences of the city.
Prince Henry left Milwaukee for
the East at 10 o'clock on a special
train. A large crowd greeted him as
Jie took his farewell.
JTHE PBINCETOtf T^KIONf HTTRSDAY, MAECH 6, 1902.
PRINCE AT MILWAUKEE
IS ENTERTAINED BY WISCON-
SIN'S METROPOLIS FOR
SIX HOUrtS.
ENTHUSIASTIC AND UNIQUE
The Royal Guest Takes a Drive
Through the Business arid Residen-
tial Portions of the City, Attends
a Reception, Witnesses Run of
the Fire Department and Winds Up
With a Banquet.
Milwaukee, March 5.Milwaukee
was host to Prince Henry of Prussia,
for six hours and gave him a reception"
that was highly enthusiastic and enter
tainment that was unique. His spe
cial train came at 4 o'clock and at 10
was away again on the long run to
Niagara and New England. The inter
vening time was all given over to the
reception and entertainment of the
royal visitor. It began with a drive
through business and residential dis
tricts in review before a crowd that
numbered 200,000. Then there was a
public reception at which Governor
Robert Lafollette and Mayor David S.
Rose voiced the official welcomes, and
the united singing societies raised
their voices in mighty chorus. There
was also a splendid illumination and a
thrilling night run of the Milwaukee
fire department. Later there was a
banquet at which the prince met the
leading citizens of the city and state.
Considering Chinese Exclusion Bill.
Washington, March 5.The senate
committee on immigration has begun
executive consideration of the Chinese
exclusion bill. The members will con
sider the measure with great care
and decided to take it up section by
section. The opinion is expressed
that several meetings will be neces
sary to complete the work.
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Minnesota House Passes Bill Amend*
ing the Law.
St. Paul, March 5.The house
passed, practically without opposition,
Senator Schaller's bill removing mu
nicipal and school officers in cities of
10,000 or less from the operations of
the primary election law.
Sherman Smith's bill for a constitu
tional convention was tabled after it
was lost by default and the house
spent the remainder of the session in
debate on the judiciary committee's
bill for proposed constitutional amend
ments.
Senator Halvorson's bill, which pro
posed to have the members of the
state railroad and warehouse commis
sion appointed by the governor, in
stead of being elected as they now
are, occupied one hour of the senate's
time and was finally defeated.
The judiciary committee introduced
its substitute bills for bills providing
for a constitutional amendment relat
ing to inheritance and income taxa
tion. The substitute-was adopted and
placed on general oruers.
APPROPRIATION INCREASED.
Executive, Legislative and Judicial
Bill Ready to Report.
Washington, March 5.The senate
committee on appropriations has con
delude consideration of the executive,
legislative and judicial appropriation
bill for the next fiscal year. The com
mittee added $315,525 to the expendi
tures provided by the bill as it passed
the house, making the total $25,490,-
195. An amendment also was inserted
providing for the transfer to the classi
fied service of the clerks temporarily
employed during the war with Spain,
and providing for their permanent re
tention in their present places. The
house provision continued the service
of all such clerks for one year more.
There are several hundred of them.
ITS FATE IN DOUBT.
House Spends Another Day on the
Rural Free Delivery Bill.
Washington, March 5.The house
spent another day in discussion of the
bill to classify the rural free delivery
service and place tne carriers under
the contract system. No vote was
reached, as the list of speakers is still
large. The fate of the bill is in doubt,
although the impression prevailing is
that it Will be defeated. Before de
bate began the conference report on
the Philippine tariff Dili was adopted.
The vote was on party lines, except
that Messrs. McCall (Mass.), Little
field (Me.) and Heatwole (Minn.)
voted with the Democrats against
adopting the report.
SCHOOL CHILDREN STRIKE.
Accuse Their Teachers of Riding on
Boycotted Cars.
Terre Haute, Ind., March 5.Eighty-
five school children of Seeleyville,
Ind., on the Terre Haute and Brazil
in,terurban, gathered about the Seeley
ville school, marched into the rooms
in a body and carried out their books.
They announced that they were quit
ting the school because two of the
teachers ride on interurban cars on
which non-union trainmen are em
ployed.
About all the children belong to
families of union coai miners who are
in sympathy with the Terre Haute
street car strikers.
THE SHIPPING BILL.
Senator Frye Concludes His Remarks
on the Measure.
Washington, March 5.The ship
subsidy bill was further discussed in
the senate by Mr. Frye. His remarks
were directed principally to the Re
publican senators and he gave further
expression to his views that the sub
sidy bill was a logical response to the
demands and principles of the Repub
lican party and that in its preparation
he had obviated the objections enter
tained by senators friendly to the
measure. No other senators desiring
to speak the bill was laid aside for the
day and a number of other bills were
passsed.
Moody's Name Mentioned.
Washington, March 5.Prominent
among the list of possibilities to fill
the vacancy to be caused by Secre
tary Long's retirement from the cab
inet is the name of William Henry
Moody, a Republican representative
from the Sixth district of Massachu
setts and said to be connected by
marriage with Senator Lodge. Mr.
Moody is 49 years old, a graduate of
Harvard, a lawyer "by profession and
has served three consecutive terms in
congress, where he has attained some
of the most influential committee as
signments.
Czar Asks Loubet to Visit Him.
Paris, Marca 5.The Figajo says
that President Loubet has received
an autograph letter from the czar in
viting him to visit St. Petersburg and
requesting him to fix the date when
he would do so. This letter will be
submitted to the cabinet at its next
meeting. The end of May will prob
ably be decided upon as the time for
the visit and M. Loubet will stay in
Russia four days.
Stole Checks and Invoices.
Youngstown, O., March 5.A mail
bag containing invoices and checks of
the American Steel Hoop company,
amounting to $20,000 which had been
left at the Lake Shore station to be
sent out, was found in a box car in
the Lake Shore yards. The letters had
been opened and the checks taken,
but payment has teen stopped.
Agree on Passenger Rates.
New York, March 5.The various
steamship lines plying between this
port and Europe have finally united
in an agreement as to passenger rates,
and although the White Star and Cu
nard lines are not signers to the agree
ment it was authoritatively denied by
a prominent steamship official that a
rate war was impending
Daughter Witnesses the Tragedy.
Evansville, Ind., March 5.William
Cox shot and instantly killed his wife
and then put a bullet into his own
brain. He cannot live. Cox, it is said,
has threatened to kill his wife on sev
eral occasions. Ihe tragedy was com
mitted in the presence of their little
daughter.
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PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
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IS SPREADING RAPIDLY
THE REBEL ION IN KWANG SI
PROVINCE IS BECOMING.
SERIOUS.
FORMER CHINESE SOLDIERS
Rebels Are Believed to Be Part of
Marshal Su's Disbanded Army.
Their Propaganda Includes the Over-
throw of the Manchu and the Found-
ing of a Chines DynastyMore Mis-
sionaries Massacred.
Hong Kong, March 5.The rebel
lion in Kwang Si province is spread
ing rapidly. Signs of unrest are al
ready apparent at Kwe Lin and Nan
King, the newly opened river treaty
ports.
The Canton viceroy has dispatched
troops to the scene of the disturb
ances and has stationed over 1,000
men at Kwe Lin and Nan King for use
in case of eventualities. The rebels
are believed to be former soldiers of
Marshal Su, who were disbanded on
his promotion. Their propoganda,
which has spread far and wide, in
cludes the overthrow of the Manchu
dynasty, the founding of a Chinese
dynasty and helping the oppressed
and needy Chinese. The French are
said to be secretly supporting the
rebels.
Peking, March 5.The government
has ordered Marshal Su to resume
command of the rebellious soldiers in
Kwang Si province. It is doubtful if
he will be able to control them, as it
is necessary first to pay them their
overdue wages.
The French legation here has re
ceived a telegram saying that the
rebels have killed a French officer
near the Tonquin border.
MISSIONARIES MASSACRED.
Priests in Kan Su and Kang Shi "rov
inces Killed by Chinese.
Victoria, B. C, March 5.Reports
of two massacres of missionaries in
China were received by the steamer
Empress of India, which has arrived
from the Orient. In Kan Su. Fathers
Van Mirhaeghe and Bougaerts were
murdered by a band of Chinese, in
cluding soldiers, who attacked their
mission. The first named priest was
killed instantly by a sword thrust, but
the latter lingered for five days, suf
fering from terrible wounds. It is
stated that the attack was made in re
venge for the deposition of the son of
Prince Tuan by the empress dowager
at the request of the foreign minis
ters. The magistrate of the district,
being friendly to foreigners, warned
the missionaries, but they were at
tacked before they could get out of
the way. The other massacre took
place in Kang bhi, Father Juljen be
ing attacked while he slept and cruel
ly murdered. His Dody was mutilated,
both hands being cut off. His two
servants were also killed. The vice
roy has sent a troop to hunt for the
murderers.
CAUSED BY AN ICE GORGE.
The Platte River at Louisville, Neb.j
Is Two Miles Wide.
Louisville, Neb., March 5.An ice
gorge which began forming above the
Missouri Pacific bridge near this city
Monday morning has reached formid
able proportions and the Platte river
has risen higher than for 20 years and
now covers a stretch of country two
miles wide. The tracks of the Chi
cago, Rock Island and Pacific railroad
are washed out for half a mile and
trains will be unable to pass for sev
eral days. All trains on the road will
be run by another line until the wash
out can be repaired.
The tracks of the Missouri Pacific
road began to wash out slowly and it
is feared they will be in bad condition
by mornipg. No trains can run over
the threatened portion of the track.
The Missouri Pacific bridge across the
Platte river has been considerably
damaged, but is still in condition for
use. The wagon bridge will probably
have to be abandoned for several days.
East and west of the city the Burling
ton tracks are washed out in small
patches and it is feared they will be
impassable before the night is over.
Twenty families living in the low
lands have been compelled to abandon
their homes and go to the bluffs. All
their effects were left in their homes
and they are being taken care of by
friends.
AS PRIVATE pITIZENS.
Boer Delegates Are to Be Received by
Secretary Hay.
Washington, March 5.Messrs.
Wessels and Wolmarans, accompanied
by Montagu White, consul general for
the South Atrican republics at New
York, who have been in Washington
for several days past, have arranged
for a reception by Secretary Hay.
This reception will be purely unoffi
cial, the Boers occupying the status
of private citizens of another country
sojourning in the Lnited States. The
delegates themselves are reserved
when questioned as to their mission
and as to their pretensions respecting
official recognition by the department
of state.
Water Is Falling at Paterson.
Paterson, N. J., March 5.Condi-
tions in the flooded section of this city
are much improved. Between mid
night and 10 o'clock there was a rapid
fall in the waters. On River street,
which was most affected by the flood,
the torrent still rushed along and pas
sage, even in boats, was impossible.
The Plague in Australia.
Melbourne, March 5.A single case
of the plague has been reported here.
It was traced to a steamer from Syd
ney, N. S. W. There have been 46
plague cases at Sydney since the out
break there, of which 14 have proven
fatal.
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Unrest In Southern Europe.
While something approaching indus
trial peace quite generally prevails in
3his country, there are demonstrations
of unrest and dissatisfaction in cer
tain quarters of Europe of more than
usually serious and menacing charac
ter. Notable examples are the recent
riots at Triest and Barcelona. The
Austrian troubles, it is asserted, are
clearly traceable to anarchistic agita
tion, while the Spanish crisis arises
from the dissatisfaction of laborers
with their wages and conditions.
The situation at Barcelona culminat
ed in a general strike, involving some
80,000 workmen of various classes and
trades, resulting in the placing of the
city under martial law. There was for
a time an almost complete stoppage of
business and traffic in this most im
portant commercial and industrial city
of Spain, with consequent widespread
distress and the loss of many lives and
the destruction of much property. The
situation was only relieved by the
adoption of drastic measures by the
government, which leave ugly wounds
and seemingly intensify the bitterness
existing between the ruling and em
ploying classes and the laboring
masses, though the latter are for the
time overawed and calmed.
In Austria the anarchistic outbreak
is regarded as of the utmost serious
ness, and there is a possibility that the
ramifications of the movement spread
farther than appears on the surface.
In connection with other elements of
dissatisfaction and disintegration, the
effects of this outbreak at Triest may
be exceedingly troublesome to the
Austro-Hungarian government and the
house of Hapsburg, which, with the
dynastic scandals and the racial
schisms that have agitated covrt, par
liament and subjects for some years,
has at best none too strong a hold
upon the fealty of the people.
The State apportionment of the cur
rent school fund has been completed.
There are 1,695 pupils in Mille Lacs
county sharing in the apportionment
which for this county amounts to the
sum of $1,4440.75.
L.. Fryhlinjf, the Tailor,
makes suits and overcoats to order at
about the price of ready made cloth
ing. He has a big line of spring goods
that are greatly admired by good
dressers.
Samaritans Elect Officers.
The Modern Samaritans at their meet
ing last evening elected the following
officers for the ensuing year: M. L.
Wheeler, G. S. A. G. Larson, V.G. S.:
B. D. Grant, P. G. S. C. P. Walker,
S. and F. S. J. L. Larson, Treas. E.
M. Farnham, H. P. G. E. Rice, Levite
A. H. Smith, C. M. Geo. Neeley, J. M.
J. Stangler, Centurion Wm. Geckler,
Watchman Dr. G. R. Caley and Dr.
T. L. Armitage, Medical Examiners
Trustees, L. S. Briggs, two years and
N. N. Agren, three years.
The Samaritans have decided to give
their second annual ball at the opera
house on the evening of April 1st.
Galichio's orchestra has been engaged
for the occasion.
BLUE HILL,
The town board met last Tues
day.
E. L. Morford moved to Eagle
Lake last week.
Some of our new farmers are
moving into town.
W. E. Bailey and Ben Mergel
were at Big Lake last Thursday.
John F. Bailey and Chas. Carle
man were at Big Lake last week.
Next Tuesday is town election.
All is quiet on the Potomacno,
no, we mean the St. Francis.
Mr. and Mrs. James Stevenson
and their son Elmer and wife,
were Elk River visitors last week.
H. Mergel has not been so well
for a few days. The spasms took
a violent form. At the present
he is improving again.
Clint Hoyt and Edith, his sister,
started for North Dakota last
week on the lookout for a new
home in the northland.
C. W. and Clarence Taylor are
on the rampage for skunks and
wolves this winter. They gath
ered in ten skunks on Monday last
not a good day for skunks either.
What will the harvest be when the
chances are more favorable?
Rev. Haight preached at Green
bush last Sunday. We are pleased
to note he will again fill his ap
pointments on his circuit. Geo.
Galbraith preached at Santiago in
his stead. No services in Blue
Hill on account of small pox.
Frank Shrofe has had the small
pox after all, and has been at large
to go where he pleases while he
was broken out with this infectious
disease. It must have been known
to our town board, as the doctor
so stated when he went to see the
patient. This careless method of
treating this disease will infect the
whole county and State. There
should be stringent measures taken
to stamp out the disease before
warm weather comes, which will^
develop it in a more virulent type. f%?
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