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DEN ED. DOANE. Publisher. JASPEK. - IN! JAN A NEWS OF THE WEEK THE LATEST NEWS OF THE WORLD BRIEFLY TOLD NORTH, EAST, SOUTH, WEST Foreign Lands, Throughout the Na tlon, and Particulaly From the Great Southwest. CONGRESSIONAL. A b:ll was Introduced In the house Friday by Mr. Loudenslnger (N. J.), chairman of tlio committee on pen sli ns. providing for a blanket pension of 1 14 por month for the widow of any officer or enlisted man of the army cr navy, who has died or shall here after die by reason of wounds or in Jury incurred or disease contracted In the line of duty In any Indian war or the war with Mexico or the civil war. provided the marriage took place prior to or during such service. If the marriage was subsequent to that service, a pension of $12 per month Is provided for. A monthly pension of $10 is provid ed for the widow of any officer or en listed man who served 30 days or more In any of the Indian wars, or 60 days or more in the war with Mexico or 9U days or more in the civil war and was honorably discharged. In this ease the widow is relieved of the necessity of proving death to have resulted from service. A monthly pen si. n f ?S Is provided for widows as last described, whdse marriage ante dated by five years the date of the husband's death. There were four representatives of lnrgv commercial interests before the house comm.! tee on banking and cur rency, all of '.hem opposing the Aid rich current i bill, which they de clared would do no good and might result In it. 'üb harm to the business Interests of the i ountry. Victor Mora wc fz of New York made an extended argument against the bill. The other speakers wt n K. W. Clark of Detroit, Frank De La Lanne of Philadelphia and Horace White of New Yurk. Tho hf arlng will he resumed Monday. Thf dove of peate hovered over the fcf is- Frida Instead of interminable re II rails and clashes of party leaders cn questions of parliamentary law, there was an orderly session, devoted almost entitPh to the conMdenitlon of the naval appropriation bill. Both Chairman Fus of Illinois and Mr. Padgett of Tf-nnssce of the commit ter on naval affairs made exhaustive speeches, justifying the action of the C"nmnttee m reporting what they characterized as a conservative naval prog.am for the next fljcal year. Messrs. Favrot of Louisiana, McKln lav and Knowland of California plead ed for a navy of such size as to be capable of upholding at all times the honor of the country at home and abroad, while Mr. Dartholdt of Mis souri advocated a halt in naval in croas and the substitution for it of arbitration In mr.tters of International disputes. Many other speoches were made under the order of general de bate on the naval bill, but they were cn other subjects. The list Included Messrs. Webb of North Carolina, who faored the regulation of interstate traffic in Intoxicating liquors; Lamar of Missouri, who wanted a stricter Sunday observance law for the Dis trict of Columbia; Touvelle of Ohio, who pleaded for a monument to the men under Generals St. Clair and Va ne, who fell In battle against the Indians; Perkins of New York, who desired free wood pulp; Kustermann cf Wisconsin, who emphasized tho ne cessity for decent American legation buildings abroad and Mr. Aiken of South Carolina, who pleaded for a re fund of the cotton tax. MISCELLANEOUS. "Wholesale Indictments against the Missouri Pacific, the St. Ijuls & San Francisco and perhaps other ralirond corporations having their main offices In SL Louis, charging the granting of rebates, are expected as a result of an Investigation being conducted by the federal grand Jury' now in ses sion Little Rork, Ark. Floyd Grounds. 11. and Frank Will but Ii, 13, wore smothered to death in n wheat bin at Dunkle. 111. They wnn- playing In the elevator when thc- Innped in the bin and were 'i!i u down in the grain. It was five inirmtps before any one knew the boys were in tho bin. lohn Iang. Jr., and James Smith, bcth or Houston. Tex., are believed to luvt been drowned during a squall on (Jalveston Bay. Both are missing an '. rfllpf p,irt1c In motor boats find r. 'a:, of b' at or missing men. N' v York court decides that Jnnl tor must have well ventilated roomB. Railway presidents say a pooling l.iv would bo tireless to them, and hat what Ir needed Is tho logallzlng of tiafflc associations and agree- j a no bo found hie salary of $1, (f enr Insufficient to provide for Mr .ir pendent mother and slstor, and at the snnio timo leave enough for him to marry the girl he loved, Lieut. David Q. Lindsay of the United State signal corps shot and killed himself. Tho action of tho PhllatMphln cltl tens' committee In appropriating $5.oo( of the city funds to be used In tng municipal work to the unemplojfd at the rate of $1 a day wa denounced by a majority of thom present nt n tum l ing of the couference of unemployed labor. A resolution was adopted con detuning tho committee's action. Through the lnqulslltvenos of brother, the marriage of Miss Lena Chatiey of IJellevllle. 111., to Arley Wn tins, a teacher in the Mount Yemou schools, has bfon made public. The weddiug was celebrated In Uollovllle last October. Tarraut county. Texas, is aroused over the triple tragedy of M. F. Uor- rell. his wife and Infant daughter, who wero murdered in their homo at Wnu teg. They were beaten into uncon sclousness with clubs and died. Mexi cans are suspected. Twenty-four hours rain has put tho Trinity river out of Its banks, the ovor- tlow at Dallas. Tex., mnking tho river mile wide. Two negroes were drowned. Many yards of railroad track have beon washed ouL Tho crest of tho Hood Is reported at Den ton. Flftoen-year-old William Stulkey of Brooklyn shot and fatally wounded his father. Johii, 31. who was quar reling with his mother. Immediate ly after the shooting the boy ran away and has not been seen since. Stulkey is dying. Two thousand persons are reported dtad in disastrous floods which have occurred In the province of Hu Peh, China. Most of the victims were occu pants of junks. Japanese authorities Investigating the attack on the American consul at Mukden, claim to have discovered evi dence that Consul Gen. Straight struck the first blow. The other Japanese In volved are said to hnvj then gone to the assistance of their countrymen. A full report has not yet been made on the occurrence. The government is not prepared to sue the paper trust, but has hopes. Attorney General Bonaparte so notified Speaker Cannon in response to the speaker's recent house resolution of In quiry. Tho police authorities at Port Ar thur, Man., are having trouble with the 10 Doukhobors who aro under ar rest for parading without clothes. The "Douks" refuse to eat and will not dress themselves, and it is feared some will starve to death. Representative Lllley proposes to congress the abandonment of six naval stations as mere money sinks ami submits resolution asking presi dent to appoint commission of 1 n qulry. Secretary Root and Ambassador Bryco sign treaties appointing com missions for tho elimination of Cana dian boundary and settlement of fish ery disputes. The financial panic of last fall has so increased the number of insane per sons In public hospitals that Dr. Fer ris, presldont of the New York state lunacy commission, has been led to is sue a public statement, showing the necessity for tho Immediate construc tion of a new hospital near Now York city. France and Portugal have closed an agreement to exterminate cannibalism In Guinea. Tlfe Portuguese troops and native allies 1p the recent cam paign there have made It an Invari able rule to eat the bodies of the enemies they have killed In battle and several Europeans are said to have met the same fate. Letters have been sent to all na tional banks by the comptroller of the currency reminding them that they must not contribute from bank funds to political campaigns. A law forbid ding such bank contribution was passed by congress last spring and the letters are merely a reminder to tho banks. Following an attack on 12-year-old May Morris at Longvlew, Tex.". Albert Temple, a negro, was captured by a posse and lynched. He confessed and was taken to the courthouse yard. A rope was placed around his neck, a horse driven from under him and he wns left hanging. Ten miners were killed by a gas explosion In the Norton Hilf colliery' at Somersetshire. Eng. The first par ty of rescuers narrowly escaped death from the fumes and several are yet In a critical condition. Fearing that othnr3 might be in jured by his example. Day E. Elmore of Los Angeles began eating after fasting for 43 days. Recently a SL Paul man died as the result of a pro longed fast to reduce his Ilesh. an Elmore concluded that the example was bad. Elmore's fast reduced his weight .18 pounds. Believing the health of his Infant boy Is of more value than tho mer accumulation of money. Theo. H. Price, cotton king, winding up his business nffairs preparatory to mov ing to France for a long stay in Brit tany, which it is hoped will restore hlo son and namesake to complete health. Safe-blowers entorod the jewelry store of P. Lundy, No. 711 Market street, Snn Frnnclsco. and secured dia monds, watches and other Jewelry val ued at $50,000. Tho store Is In the best-patrolled district fh tho city. The 2C delegates from Wisconsin to the Republican national convention will go instructed to work for Ihe nomination of Senator Robort M. La Follette. In spite of tho efforts of his enemies to defeat him. he won In nil parts of the state and people of Wisconsin showed that he la their choice for tho presidency FIRE DESTROYS BOSTON SUBURB LOSS PLACED AT $9.000,000 CHELSEA, HALF COVERED BY INSURANCE. 3 BODIES FOUND; MANY HURT Area of 484 Acres Swept by Flames Which Destroy Public Build ings Troops and Police Out. Boston, Mass. Chelsea river Mon- day morning checked the 12-hour march of the fire which laid In ruins more than one-third of the city of Chelsea. The property loss Is estimated at $9,000,000; 10,000 persons nro home less; three dead bodies have been found in the ruins; it is probable that two others have perished; between 200 and 300 are injured, and nearly 100 missing. The heart of Chelsea, a city of 2C.000 Inhabitants, with a large majority of its churches and schools and nubile buildings and its city hall, was a black ened, smoking mass of wreckage as the sun rose. Troops Guarding the Homeless. The Sixth Massachusetts was or dered out to protect tho property that escaped fire and the homeless who are encamped about the city and its sur roundings. Relief work was put In operation Monday. Two negroes were shot and wound ed by militiamen while trying to loot a Broadway Jewelry store in Chelsea. Two other men are reported to have been shot when detected In the act of entering one of the Chelsea savings hanks about 9 o'clock Sunday night. Insurance Covers $5,000,000 of Loss It Is estimated that about half of the financial loss, or $5,000.000, is cov ered by insurance. A feature of the disaster Is the promptness with which the big Insur ance agencies came forward with statements that they were ready to pay losses In full. While tho insur ance companies are hurd hit. It is be lieved that not one will default In the payment of claims. BLAST SHAKES TOWN. Two Tons of Nitroglycerin Explodes Near Chicago, Chicago, 111. A terrific exnlo- sion in tho Aetna mills of the Dupont Powder company Monday, at Miller's Station, Ind., near here, wrecked build- lugs In the neighborhood and caused heavy property damage in towns with in a radius of IS miles. An early report was that a number of men had been killed and Injured In the night shift of 20 employes, who were reported to be on duty at tho time. Some of these men wers unac counted for after the blast. Chief of Police Knopf, at Aetnu, was authority for the statement that no persons were killed or injured, and mat an the night shift escaoed. Four thousand pounds of nJtrogly- tciiu was in tne giant charge that buuok me earth for miles around. uesiuents of the villago were thrown from their bods by the concussion and wan were injured. Postofflce Safe Blown. A 1. . uncus, in. me safo In ... ,uiuwu-e at Lenzburg, four miles south of here, waa blown open n.c. un.uKiycenn Sunday night, and l. all the money In tho Vault, taken o one was aroused bv tho vniDi.. Postmaster William Muser found the ",e wrecheu when he oponed tho of- flee Mondnv tnnmln. ri . clew to the Identity of the cracksmen. More Troops Out In Florida. i-cnsacoln, Fla.-Add!tlona troops -. .ucri.-u to the city Mon day as a result of rioting in con nectlon with the strike of street rail ay employes. The city was Monday lhorOUB,,ly t ,cd but no 7 " ""Uü unng me early hours to . ... -ih. street railway officials de ciinlng to operate until tho n,i,ui-, troops gave further guarantee of the ou.ulj oi me strikebreakers. Farmer Slays Two. Kennett. Mo.-W. R. Hell, single, 41 years old, recently from Sha ron. Tenn.. was brought here to jail Monday by Deputy Sheriff Darby ',,S5m ,f CamPbe1'. ho "Ving shot and killed two men. Marlon Bridges and Rph Ilrldgeman. i miles so u. west of Campbell. Temperance Leader Dies Portland, Maine Camuel L. Carle ton, one time head of the World Organization of Sons of Temperance, died here. 8C years old. Morton Not to E3e Santa Fe Executive. Chicago. Ill.-"Tliere is absolute, ly nothing In tho cossln Mmt i to become tho head of the Santa Fe or any other railroad." declared Paul Morton of New York nt the Audito rium Annex hotel Sunday. American Consul Beaten. Shanghai Far more strlous than first advlcoK indicated, was tho attack oll the American consulate at Mukden. Not only wiu the -.. donee Invaded, but the corsul himrrlf was beaten HOOSIER Latest News of Towm NEW REMONSTRANCE FILED. Selma and Smlthfleld Voters Are Op posed to Saloons. Munde. Tho voters of Llborty township, Dolawnro county, in which the two villages. Selma and Smith fluid are located, mndo It clonr that they uro of the samo mind on the sa loon question as they woro when thoy filed a blanket remunstraneu two years ago. A now remonstrance containing tho names of 32S voters. 127 more than needed to make tho romouBtranco ef fective, was placed In tho hands of the county auditor, the Immediate causo of the action being tho applica tion of Jnmes Dean for a license to sell liquor in Selma. Denn will make no further effort to obtain a license. Selma never had a saloon within her borders until the oil boom. when, for a short time, the saloon elemont pre dominated In tho township. When tho oil field went down, however, tho tem perance element reasserted Itself and for two years has been successful in keeping liquor establishments out. It Is said by Anti-Saloon league members that as fast as blanket re monstrances expire In this county. they will be renewed and that there will be even less trouble to keep tho county "dry." outside of Muncle. bv means of remonstrances, than ever before, as the antl-saloon sentiment has undoubtedly grown rapidly in tho last few years. All Delaware county. outside of Mundo proper, is now dry territory, except for one or two sa loons In small towns where licenses J. E. WATSON, REPUBLICAN Republicans In remote parts of tho state have met the announcement of the nomination by the Indianapolis convention of James ID. Watson for the governorship with good feeling and party spits promise to have no were granted before the filing of re monstrances, which UcenseE have not yet expired. Boom Industrial Life. Anderson. The offort to com plete the great factory movoment has reached the crucial point All business was susponded in the city, the streets were decorated with flngs, bands of music paraded the street and hundreds of business and professional men canvassed the entire city In an effort to sell the remaining lots of the 1,200 donated for the purpose of locating 12 large factories In this city. Nearly one-half of the lots hnd been sold previously. Axel Breaks After Da9h. Wabash. Clifton Rodgcrs of this city, after completing a run of 20 miles through the country In 30 min utes, was startled upon arriving at homo after slacking speeding to be hurled from the machine by n broken axle. Had the machine broken while he was making almost a mile a minute speed ho would doubtless hnve been killed. Rodgers Is n fear less driver, but this was his best rec ord. He was only slightly bruised bv his fall. Gloves Yield Up Diamond. Richmond A diamond ring val ued at approximately J12G has beon forwarded to the Fort Wayne Glove and Mitten compnny by Pogue, Miller & Co., hardware donlers of this city. The ring was found a few dnyB ago by David Snnds. a snlesmnn for tho company, and upon holng de- Bcrihed by the owner was forwarded. Tho ring was found In a consignment of gloves. The glove firm was notified that somothlng valuable had been found, whloh would be restored to Its owner upon receipt of a description. HAPPENINGS Interest from Vortousi la Indiana W&DS DIVORCEES; QUITS PULPIT. Pastor Blama Self When Truth Is Learned Will Leave Country. Gnrrutt. -When ho discovered that hu hud united In marriage a couple, both of whom had been divorced. Rev. William Stephens, pastor of tho Bap tist church in Garrett, reslgnod his pastorate, thinking that ho had vio lated one of the laws laid down In tho twenty-third chnptor of Jeremiah. Rev. Mr. Stephens nays that In Ills conscience he cannot forgive himself, although he Is not really to blame for the action. Ho intends to leave soon for Africa as a missionary, saying that ho feels thero is no placo In America for him nt present. When ho first learned the fact, Rev. Mr. Stephens nearly collapsed and the members of his congregation were at a loss to understand the cause of his trouble. Dosplto efforts of the members of tho congregation to Induce him to remain, his determination to lenve tho country' Is steadfast. Revives Old Tradition. New Albany. After r lapse of many years, search lias been re newed for the "hidden treasure" In tho "loop" on Silver creek between this city and Jeffersonvllle. While tho Identity of the searcher is not known, excavations nt different points of the territory encircled by Sliver creek. and known ns the "loop," furnish con elusive evidence that such a search Is In progress. According to a legend that has been handed down since Hie NOMINEE FOR GOVERNOR part In the campaign which Is now on. His selection by tho session has been taken with good will, Republican lead ers, declare, and in party circles which are supporting his election is looked for. early part of the nineteenth century, a freebooter, hard pressed by the law. burled In the "loop" $30.000 In Span ish silver coin. "Drys" Call Off War Dogs. Hartford City. Contrary to ex pectations, the temperanco forces did not make a fight against the four applicants for a liquor license In the commissioners' court. Tho applicants were J. W. Stunrt, owner of the In gram hotel bar, which hns been closed for tho last two months; Kugeno Ab bott, J. A. Mills of this city, and Rich ard Cook of Montpeller. The temper ance forces say It was useless to make a fight before the commission ers, as that body has shown itself to be In sympathy with the liquor dealers. Holds Self Under Water. Glenwood. With a determination to end his existence, Matthew Pyke, 83 years old, jumped Into a cistern on his farm, near Glenwood, and, taking; hold of an iron pipe In the cistern, held himself under tho water until He was drowned. lie was found iy Leonard umisay, a tennnt, tho body still remaining In cn upright po sition. Newsboy Discovers Body. Wlunmnc Ed Hnlllnger, 32 years of age, was found dead on tho street near his home by a newsboy. He had left his companions n short time after midnight less than two blocks from where ho was found. Incendiary Becomes Active. Ilenryvllle. An Incendiary was actlvo In Ilenryvllle and burned '.. Tnvlnr lint funlnrv nnd nontnntR. Including a gnsollno onglne, separators, boxes and box material. The damage Is CHtlninted at $4,Ü00. Jesus Anointed at Bethany Saitj Scksel Lmoa Ut April 19, isoj Specially Prepared LKSSON T1.T-J.,,,n ir i n vri 3 KM.IWN TKXT-"We W rnuse he nrt luvwi u,- j jh. TIMK Jpkus r.. t,..l j, ttlal,v .. dny, Mnrrh 11. A. I jt. -lx j,V9 tho Pm8ovt. 11,- r,irl tl.. i t-x Saturday. th J.Hjh Sabbath 'mlHl Nt nuiMH-t. The taut t . evening. PLACK.-Thw Itou.xe nf Simon h In llrtlmny, on tht Mount ' Comment and Suggestive Thojgft Put in a single word the su!. : j our öcripiuro passage. Is S i . different ways of serving Chr - e - tho way Christ prefers. No oil.. ; snge In tho Illble presents thes.- w so vividly. Therefore it Is a j.a--of great nnd fundamental inij. i- Gelklo Imagines that "the s,. had often pondered how they , . show their gratitude for all . had been, and all that he h.v! -n them." Mary showed It by aT:, Christ's feet and head (Ma't with very precious olnttin-n' ointment wo are to understand : a liquid perfume than what w monly know as olntmont.' Sc ,r was common to anoint the h-1 guests, but anointing the feet a a very special honor. "Nard" Is an unguent frm head or spike of a fragrant Ku dlan plant belonging to the Valeriana, which yields a Ju!-.- Melons odor." Thayer. This a orally translated, "jilstlc nar ndjectlve meaning "pure, cr or "drinkable," as some oin--were drunk, mixed with win may indicate the place wI.k. nard came. "A pound (Latin, librae . tN' weight In the Roman einpir-- -over 11 ounces avolrdupoU " 1 Greek Test. The estimate of Judas iv r. w 300 denarii, "a day lalx.rers w one year." Kxpos. Greek Tv-' 1 to $300 or $600 of our mon- of roses sells for $1.2" r m- It was kept In a crisp tr f! haster (Mark), called an a . Just as we call a drinking u---of glass a glass. It was a cruot, having a cylindrical f top. Pliny compares thse -a closed rosebud." Pn f. Ma Vincent. Tho tables were low som"- " more than a foot hlph. nnd " reclined around tbro. loan1' elbows, their feet Stretch"! from the table. " We rr-cmli picture of Aaron when au ' the priesthood (Psa. 13.".:2i ' here the fulfillment of th t; tho great High Priest was for tho sacrifice. She who l.al often sat at his feet, now tt them, and .alike for love. rp--p and followshlp of his swffertn- not wipe them but with her r-j Edershelra. "This simple a claimed tho self-humiliation of bounded love, elng that the ing of a woman's hair was a ri. unusual self-abitadonruout " -Commentary. This deed of Mary bocar::- mous. as unnst propnosiea . 1 (Matt. 26:13). because. 1. It was ft beautiful exainrl- ' fine virtue, gratitude. 2. It was a beautiful oxam; . sacrifices gladly made by lev- 3. It was a beautiful exa-' 5 love's courage. Mary was w.. face misunderstandings, sneer tlous criticism, and smiles uf r Her great love brushed the--like cobwebs. Most service calls for similar courage, f: : first stammering attompt of the convert to speak for Jesus to large tasks of the missionary a: reformer. But love for Christ cas It all easy. 4. It was a beautiful fore-gl.rr Christ's great sacrifice. "Tb. wae tho dying of Jesus. In a Christ found In It the vory spirt' ' was leading him eo steadily 1 1 vary, tor Jesus, line -iary, ia -everything In saving men." R H. Morrison. 5. It furnished a beautiful :1 tlon of Christ's ready recepti loving service. Tho disciples . ' but Jesus praised. 6. Rut. fine as it was. Mary Itual devotion to Christ would been Just as fine If It had compnnlcd by household ministe to his needs. "A kinsman f was once entertained by a gifted w an, who was so much absorbed 'n Interesting conversation that got to Inspect tho 'spare r wm j which he slept, and In which b- ri the night in exasperating rr with a silver soup tureen wh: I $ before had been concealed fr tr " burglars In his bed; and I on'' agreed with a cynical female who observed, on hearing th that clever and devout womt-n sometimes most wisely 'pray a: iao ami uon hnuso. more,.'" Potter. Mary may have done wo arc not told. Practical Points. When Christ asks us to d h aJ work. It beames nt once of i Importance, and Invested with dignity. Thoro Is splendid service in as well as Id works. In love .i ns In active mlulHterlng to tbt one. Those vrnoee special gifts tlvlty and those whoso min is rather to Inner devotion, should a dato ono anothor. "Christian needs the devout and studious c. anothan, but not less tho robust and bro!c Lutbw.