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mm* 'res 'Mi y«':vs, 11 if' -i f: s*# ^Li,ji-w^• *1 & i^W^i®4WsSS IN TEN YBAIS OKAN^ FOKKS WILL ftE A CpPY QF 40.000 VOL. 1.,'NO. 6. \$f' 'Alp Savannah, Oa., Jan. 6.—After six years of continuous effort to have Ben jamin D. Greene and John F. Gaynor brought to trial for alleged conspir acy with Captain Oberltn M, Carter of the United States army, to defraud the government out of millions of dol lars' In the harbor improvements at Savannah, their case will be called /'for trial here next week before Judge Emory Speer, in the. United States court for the southern district of Geor gia. The trial bids fair to be a great event. It was ah Dec. 8, 1899 that Green and Gaynor and the other, membero of the Atlantic Construction company, were indicted by, the United States Grand Jury here for conspiracy to de fraud the United States and causing to be made and presented to Carter for his approval and payment fraudu lent accounts. These Indictments were covered by the extradition charge in the treaty as "participation in fraud by an agent." On Noy. 18 last two ad ditional indictments charging embez zlement and receiving the money- that was alleged to have been known to have been embezzeled by Carter were returned in the Federal court here gainst the same parties. The events leading up to these in-, dictments were brought to light in the trial of Captain Carter, which, laid bare, frauds involving such enormous ,6ums that the public stood aghast. In :1888 Captain Cartel', who was regarded as one of the ablest engineers in the employ of the government, was .sent here to take charge of the improve ments of rivers and harbors, the work on which called for an expenditure of more than three million dollars. He fvv vfl^! P. E Wife of Phil Sawyer Gets a Decfee and 150,000 Alimony. il OshkoBh/ Wis., Jap. ®.—Judge Bur- I' -nel this afternoon granted a divorce ,to Mrs. Caroline Upham. Sawyer from 'ker husband, Phil H. Sawyer, the ,-^ground given for the action was the .^,v, tfailure to support her properly. •••e"^:«4«ourt. ife The" Mr. Sawyer, the defendant, made no, TeP'y to" the suit, which was,quickly disposed of. However, it 1b' known i'.'^that a_ reply had been drawn up be decree was handed down, but ife :it was withdrawn shortly alter with- .i«ont coming to the attention of the court orders $50,000 to be paid ifeii gtb the plaintiff as a final division of if -1' ^e property. Mrs.' Sawye fii Sawyer is a daughter of Former & i'rv., Gov. W. H. Upham of Marahfield. She J- Vr1 ^'Vhas been-very prominent socially In Oshkosh and for some years she was I "a leader .in all society events in the %S^®saw^UB^ city- ""Mr. Sawyer is a grand sou Of the late United States Senator ep!| I in. iSi ipife 1 W Sawyer. His father, Edward R. Sttw as well as his son himself, is most Prominent 111 the affairs of Osh' tfc-. ^ijjjitosh and very wealthy. wsisss* good many things come to the ""M* who Is so busy hustling that he lias no time to wait. Crowbars mine under straight goods. 1 Edwards of |. family home REFUSES TO he head of DEElgMYSTERY Beat Detective Tallent is Baffled in Attempting to Locate the I Slayer off a ^ominent New Yorker. t, New Haven, Conn., Jan. -The mystery of the shooting of Charles of New York at the Hiller homestead last Tuesday night, waB apparently as deep as. ever when MY- 4 New York, Jan. 6.—Ida M. Butte., of Marietta, Ohio wa» the first witnesB before Cohtmissioner Sanborn, who is conducting the Standard t)il hearing in behalf of the state of MtBBOuri. Henry H. Rogers was a witness later in the day. Mr. Rogers refused' to anawer the question' as to whether, he was a Btockhoidei' qf thie Standard Oil company, and Attorney General Hadley of Misourl asked to have th^ question, and ityusa} to answer cert^ fled to the supreme court. MAKE PLANS TO/RECEIVE THE 8TEA1|E« CHARLESTON Charles ton S. 7ah. 9^—Blaborate preparations are belngf made^by the peopie of Charleston tpr the recep-^ tlon to be.j^veh -tO: her^wunesake, the new J0.000-ton protodted- cruiser Charleston, whttih ip to arrive htte Oie flmt of the d»y. The featu^s Q^tb# vlttt/iHll Tie the presentation of a handsome sU-. ^er service by the olty. Secretary Wtter to thiui1 a) keepevMi Green and Gaynor, Fugitives From Justice tor Alleged Buncoing of Uncle Sam Will Save to Stand Trial Next Week in the Courts pi Georgia. so managed matters that the Atlantic Construction Company, of which Green and Gaynofc were the head, got control of practically all the contracts. Carter F. Gaynor and the younger Gaynors were arrested on the indictment re turned in Georgia and brought before the United States Commissioner in New York City oq Dec. 14, 1899. Then followed along legal struggle against extradition to Savannah. Step by step the case was fought and when the United States Supreme court finally swept away all obstacles between them and their trial. Green and Gaynor fled to Canada, and their bail bonds were forfeited. It is said, that the bondsmen were afterwards reimbursed by the fugitives. The fight of the United States gov ernent to secure the extradition of the fugitives from Canada, was probably the most noted case of itp kind in his tory. For a long time it looked as though Green and Gaynor would come off victorious. Every effort to secure extradition proved futile. The fugi tives were located in Quebec and all the court proceedings there resulted In their favor. The prosecution 'then took steps to have the fugitives trans ferred to Montreal where decisions more favorable to the United States government were expected. Greene and Gaynor were virtually kidnapped and taken to Montreal, but here again the prosecution was outwitted, for tha authorities decided that the prisoners must be returned to Quebec. Upon the return to Quebec Mr.. Justice Caron returned a judgment, holding that there were no extradition crimes charged in the complaint, and setting the fugitives at liberty. The prosecution had no remedy by CHICAGO WOMAN IS SHnDmlliu BY BOARDER Chicago, Jan. 6.—Mrs. A. W. Gen try, aged 26,. wife of the president.of the Universal Trading company, was murdered today for some unknown reason by a man whom the police, de clare is F. J. ConBtantine, a boarder In the Gentry home. Mrs. Gentry died before she could make a statement. FOUR MEN KILLED BY Economy is the thing that makes you go hungry today fcir fear that you may be hungry tomorrow. ItJs all right to brag about your an cestors. You will frrobably be the last one who can do so. Coroner Mix and the detectives re sumed their investigations today. De fectives think now that Edwards wap not shot In the bed in which he was found, but was carried there after the shooting. icSRiS? -.v•- '-J ••".•'«•- wi DYNAMITE EXPLOSION Chicago, Jan. 6.—Four men were killed, three fatally hurt and twelve were maimed by an explosion at the plant of the Dollse & Shepard at Gary*.111., fifteen miles from Chtcagq. Two men were warming dynamite for blasting and it became Ignited CHRISTMAS ||. SUNDAY ,11 Russia will Celebrate the Day Tomor row and Precaution^ Are Being Taken by the Authorities. St. Petersburg, Jan. 6.—The author ities are taking the utmost precaution to prevent disorder during the Christ mas holidays which begin tomorrow. The congregation of crowds has1 been strictly forbidden, but the Russian custom of entirely suspending work, during the holiday season will add to the order. The .indications are that throughout the empire the celebra tion of the day will be confined to the religious observances with an entire absence of the usual festivities. The imperial family will spend the day qttietly in the seclusion of Czarskoe Seloo. t- COURT OF ARBITRATION MAY BE ESTABLISHED. Washington, D. C., Jan. 6.—It is now understood that one of the objects of Secretary-Root's proposed visit to Rio de Janeiro next July in the capacity of a delegate to the PanrAmerican con ference. is the creation of a sentiment in favor of the establishment of 'an in ternational American court of arbi tration, devoted excusively to the peaceful, settlement of disputes aris ing among, the governments' of 'the western hemisphere. Although most of the Latin-American governments have subscribed to the principles of The Hague convention, It Is realized that there would be a great saving-of flmfe and money If th^re ^ere a simi lar arbitration^ tribunal on this con tinent more convenient, than, The •/Hague.' CABNE6IE LIBRAHY IS DEDICATED IN OHIO, Warren, O:, Jan. 6.—The handsome new Cafnegle library was dedicated todasr. withInterMting ceremoniee.. Aqdr^s^i -we^e delivered by_Judg^: Wtlll^naf|'.^8pe^r'ofColumbU8,WU)Utm H. Br«jtt^i$to librarian of Cleveland, and other men of promlnence. Angto-'Ai^rleRn -bnlm might be de flned ekchange of a riA girl No man will evei- h*-satlsSedrW N® *?an trill «ver bo" r9«M»e qpjM^ltuteU that he al- titwt •^Hss'sis •&$&'' apppeal from this judgment discharg ing the prisoners, to any Canadian court. There was a possible remedy by application for allowance of ap peal to the British privy council. The United States made this application and an appeal was granted. At .the final hearing the privy council re versed Mr. Justice Caron's judgment. On March' 4, 1905, the prisoners were again brought before Commissioner Lafontaine at Montreal and the hear ing resumed. Appeals to the superior court) at Montreal to the King's bench, to the supreme court of Canada and finally to the privy council in England failed to 8top the proceedings. On Sept 23, 1905 judgment was rendered sustaining Commissioner Lafontaln's judgment at all points, and the pris oners were delivered on Oct. 7 to the United States marshall for the south ern district of Georgia. 'Two days later they were committed to the Chatham county jail here to await trial. They were accompanied by their wives and families who have since re mained here ... occupying luxurious quarters at the DeSoto hotel. Both Greene and Gaynor appear in the best of health and spirits. The prisoners •ccupy two rooms on the top floor of the jail. The furnishing of each room consists of a bed, two chairs and a table. The prisoners have retained the best counsel that money is able to procure and It Is evident that they intend to continue the fight inch by inch. It is estimated that they have already ex pended more than one million dollars to escape the trial which is now at hand. Now that we are started In on the new year, and the peoples' thoughts are turning toward what 1906 has in store, The Evening Times reporter has taken occasion to feel the public pulse regarding outdoor amusement and en tertainment and, naturally, baseball heads the list. We find that the peo ple are just as much interested in baseball as ever In fact, it has come to be almost apart of,our national life, and rightly so, for it Is, per se, the American game. That the cities com prising the Northern league circuit will have baseball during 1906 seems to be a foregone conclusion. As to the exact make-up of the circuit, that is, as yet, an open question. It is almost .a cinch that Croqkston will not be a member of the 1906 circuit. The League. Flnaiu-tM. We find that the league, as an cir ganization, is in the best shape than at any' time during its existence. Every obligation has been met and, from a financial standpoint, it is oh a sound foundation. The 1906 dues to the National Association of Profession al Baseball Leagues is fully paid up for every franchise in the league. All of the reservations have been proper ly filed with the national secretary, and every player who finished in the Northern league is on the reserve list of tiie national association. AgalMt Tebeaulom. We find out from President Kent that there are "big things" doing in the National association that the at tempt of Tebeau, of the American as sociation and Griffith of the Eastern league to monopolize the National as sociation and reorganize it against the "minor" leagues has stirred up a great rumpup,/and the' "minor" leagues are on the warpath and will, un doubtedly, properly "clean up" Mr. Tebeau and the arch-conspirators. At the meeting, held in December in New York, the matter came up, and the "minor" leagues had the "clasB A" Before Judge Church. Two civil actions were tried before VJudge Church this morning in whicli R. B. Griffith was the olaiutlff in each, the sutB being brought for the pay ment of merchandise bills saiu to o4 owing to him. The action against John A. Johnson to recover^ IU-28 and' costs was continued- until Monday. That aglanst J. Goldstein went by de fault, the defendant failing to appear ftnr a judgment was entered for the amount, $28.20 and cost. FACTORIES ARE CLOSED St. Petersburg, Jan. 6.—All factories and industrial enterprises are clbsed for the holidays and will remaln closed until after Jan. -22. -the' anni versary of "Red Sunday." FIRST REASON'S «AME OE'llSll INTERCOLLEGIATE HOCKEY New York, Jan. «.—in the St. Nicholas akatliig rink tonight the hockey'teams of Princeton and Colum bia line, up' for the first of the sea son's games of the Intercollegiate Hockey league. Besides Princeton and Columbia-: the league comprises Jfete/ Harvard ^nd -Brown universities. All the universities 'have planned'to put strong sieves on foe ice and a lively, season .is expected in this most: stren uous of the wlnter eoilege spoils. Harvard, three times the winner of the Intercollegiate championships is: again the fayorite with the .critics., Vale and. Princeton also-have promis ing squads' and are expected :to finish well- to the front in'the' race. Some men are ao fast that the^'are in debt to'FatMft Time ten: year?vby: foe time foey are forty. -*mfceMSrj A SOUAKE DEAL GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 6,1906.-EIGHT PAGES. A Veteran Who Saw Many Bloody Fights in the U. S. Stervice.4 Washington, D. C., Jan. 6.—Rear Ad miral Glass, commanding the Twelfth and Thirteenth naval districts, will be placed on the retired list tomorrow on account of age. He is the first of four teen rear admirals who will leave the active list during the present year. Admiral Glass is one of the best known officers in the navy and few, if any, have seen more active service. Born in Kentucky in 1844 he was ap pointed to the naval academy in 1860 from Illinois and graduated in time to take part in some of the stirring naval engagements that marked the close of the civil war. As ensign he was pres ent in all the general engagements in Charleston harbor in 1863 and at the close of the war had risen to the grade of lieutenant. He reached the rank of rear admiral Oct. 9, 1901. Admiral Glass commanded the old cruiser Charleston of the Asiatic squadron In 1898 and convoyed the first division of American troops to the Philippines. He commanded at the capture of the Ladrone islands June 20, 1898, and served as captain of the port of Manila after its surrender in August of the same year. He is re garded as an authority on marine in ternational law and has written sev eral books on the subject. Clothes are said to make the man. His wkife's clothes often break him too. After running to weeds the pretty widow reaches for orange blossoms XHE NORTHERN LEAGUE fellows voted to a stand-still. The matter, however, did not come to a head, and an adjournment was agreed on to January 9, in Chicago. This meeting will take place at the Audi torium hotel .and the Northern league will be represented. President Kent will be unable to attend, but he has requested some of the club members to attend this meeting. It will mean much to the "minor" leagues, of which the Northern league is one. Un doubtedly this meeting will result in great advantage and.benefits to such organizations as the Northern league, and other leagues of this class "D." Therefore, generally speaking, it is safe to say that the outlook for base ball in 1906 is bright, that is, so far as organization and legislation can make it. The Local Sentiment. As to local sentiment we fiud that the fans—the people who have made Grand Forks famous as the best base ball town of its size in the world—are just as much for baseball today as they ever were. It is problematical, however, as to just who will handle the franchise at Grand Forks this year. We understand that Mr. Stanchfield does not care to guide the destinies of the Grand Forks team another season—although be is the sole owner of the Grand Forks fran chise at the present time. The peo ple of Grand Forks are indebted to Mr. Stanchfield. for one, of the best and—without question—the cleanest ball teanis chat ever represented this city on the diamond, and it is to be regretted if he cannot see his way clear to take the team another season. As a business proposition a ball team is the best advertisement that any city can have and the work of Mr. Stanch field did with the ball team iast year certainly reflected great credit on the city and his services should be ap preciated. Will Move Ball Park. We understand the ball park will 500,000 DOLLAR LOSS BIf FIRE Fire in the Retail Quarter of Kansas City is Under Con- (trol this Morning. Kansas City, Jan. 6.—Fire in the re tail quarter last night destroyed the three story brick building of the Col umbus Buggy company on Walnut street, near Tenth, the adjoining build ing occupied by the Kimball Piano Co. and foe Hettinger Bros. Manufactur ing company, and damaged the Com merce building, occupied partly by the National Bank of Commerce. The bunk's loss was confined principally to an addition which it btiilt to the Com merce, building about a year ago. The revlBed (list of- losses in last night's fire places the total damage at slightly more than half a million dollars and insurance at two-thirds that amount. The property damaged and destroyed occupied two-thirds of the,block on foe south side of Walnut street, between Ninth and Tenth streets: Hie fire ^as under'control at 2 o'clock this morning, 'v^', APHILADELPHIAN SWELLS THE CONSCIOUS FUND Philadelphia, Jan. 6.—Tift largest donation to the conscience fund ever received here wa», handed to City Treasurer Schoch todaV by a tnessen '*n». contained 91, andfoennknowaiaender ln a note stated ihat it was an overcharge for city work. Religion will noticeep at all so long! ARMY (A*1 SA A A S*J Washington, D. C., Jaw. 6.—Ever since the anti-canteen law was enact ed there has been a persistent effort to repeal it. The effort has been re newed with redoubled energy this ses sion. The plan of attack has some new features this year. The army officers generally are opposed to the law and many of them have been quoted to show that the soldier being deprived of. liquor within military lim its persists in going outside of those limits and filling himself up with the vilest kind of stuff that this practice results in prolonged debaucheries and wholesale desertions, threatening the overthrow of all discipline. The ad mission of these things does not speak very eloquently for the enforcement of army regulation, nor does it prove that a soldier who was allowed a few drinks each day within military limits would not, as a consequence of those few drinks, all the more desire to go outside of the limits for more. It is what the lawyers would call„an argu inentum absurduin. It isn't reason able to say that it is easier to control an enlisted man who is partly drunk than it is to control him when he is sober, for that is, what the argument amounts to. This year the campaign against the prohibition statute has been opened with a pathetic appeal to the senti mental side of congressmen. This ap peal is made through the medium of a novel written by an army officer. Cop ies have been sent to the members of both houses. The heroine in the book has a brother, or perhaps it is a lover, in the service. He drinks. She grieves. He isn't so bad inside as he is outside military bounds, but being deprived of the privilege of patroniz have to be moved from its present lo cation and the' owners are prepared to make changes that will be of great advantage. As announced in The Evening Times yesterday, a meeting of the league at Ouluth will, undoubtedly, be called the latter part of this month, or at such time as will suit the convenience of the members of the board of control. At this meeting there will be a com plete new set of officers elected, and the circuit for the coming season will either be fixed or a committee ap pointed to arange for same. It is understood that three good sized towns in the copper region would like to come in. However, no one at the present time is in position to say positively just what cities will be in the Northern league circuit next season. .It is safe, however, to say that the old guard wil be represented —namely: Winnipeg, Grand Forks and Fargo, in the Red river valley. In talking with President Kent, re garding the league's affairs, he ad vises us that he has been so busy since 'the close of the season that he has hardly thought of baseball, but that he is very much interested, and, that while he will not be officially con nected with the game next season, he will give it every assistance within his power. He is in favor of starting the season earlier and closing not later than the 15th of August. His popularity and ability as the head official of the league has won for him a host of friends among the fans and players. With a good "circuit and a shorter season, it would seem as though 1906, which promises to be so prosperous from a business standpoint, should be also the most successful season of the Northern league. With all of the coun try tributary to Grand Forks organiz ing amateur and semi-professional teams and leagues. Grand Forks is sure to reap the benefit incideut there to, provided they have a representa tive team in the Northern league. The Alumni Arc Disgruntled. The alumni of the State University are registering a kick against the pro posed change of colors of the institu tion. They say if it is attempted that there will be a row which will reach the ears of the faculty and the powers of the state. An organized effort will be started to prevent it. They be lieve foat the colors belong to the alumni as well as the undergraduates. NOT GUILTY OF HAZING Annapolis, Jan. 6.—It was officially announced today that Midshipman De catur of Portsmouth, N. H., has been found not guilty of the charge of haz ing and he has been released and re Stored to duty. WEDDING OF ENGLISH SOCIETY MEMBERS./ London, Jan. 6.—A wedding next week that wil be of interest in the United States is that of Miss Muriel Beresford-Hope and Mr. Evelyn Mijr ray. The bride-to-be is a daughter of Mrs. Beresford-Hope and a grand daughter of the late Gen. D. M. Frost of St. Louis up* to the time of his death, About .five years ago. The bridegroom la the eon of Sir George Murray. Both Mr. Murray and foe bride-elect are prominent in society and their Wedding promises to be one of.the 'notable events of. foe London season. The ceremony Is to be solemnised 'at foe residence of the bride's' uncle. Sir I^ewis Molesworth. •"•'•As a rule more mistakes slip through the mouth than through the /flpgers.. An Effort Being Hade by the Army Officers to Have the Canteea. Law Repealed but it is Expected that Their Efforts Will be in Vain. fiWl ing an official bar he is forced to drink unofficially. This takes him into the adjacent doggeries. The girl goes along, not for the purpose of drinking with him, but to save him from him selfj She fails and is herself drag ged down into perdition. So two lives are lost instead of one, and we are left to wonder if the girl wasn't very foolish to throw herself away trying to reclaim an unreclaimable scalawag when there are so many good young men in the world. Now it is easy to see how the novel ist might have saved both the soldier and the young lady had congress act ed promptly and repealed the anti canteen law, thus giving the poor fel low a chance to drink himself to death by degrees rather than to force him to take the short cut to eternity. And the girl, too, would have been permit ted to drag out a longer existence in self-sought misery. But congress didn't act promptly—congress seldom does things in that way. Incidentally it may be said that there isn't the slightest probability that the anti canteen law will be repealed. It has been announced that Miss Phoebe Cousins is here to urge repeal. Miss Cousins has been a prominent worker along reform lines for many years—so many, indeed, that she doesn't care if we say half a century. In this connection it is related that another woman prominent as a writer and lecturer came here a few years ago to promote the sale of a certain brand of California wine. Of course she got a fee. Her wine banquets were pretty well attended for a time and she did effective work for her employers, but it was done at a fear ful sacrifice of personal prestige. MORALES IS WILLING TO RESIGN PRESIDENCY Washington, Jan. fi —-The state de partment has received news from San Domingo that Morales agrees to re sign the presidency if he will be al lowed to leave the country in safety. The proposition is said to be agree agle to the de facto government. COFFIN DISMISSED BY THE COURT MARTIAL Washington, Jan. 6.—The record of the court martial in the case of Mid shipman Coffin has been received at the navy department. He was tried for hazing. It is understood the sen tence of the court is a dismissal. FAST MAIL IS DITCHED A Southern Pacific Flyer Wrecked Injuring Three of the Train Crew. Reno, Nev., Jan. 6.—The fast mail, west bound on the Southern Pacific, was ditched near Harney at 11 o'clock last night. Three of the train crew were injured, one seriously. Details are meagre, on account of the wires being down. Compromise is the result when each party in a controversy is afraid of the other. There's a lot of difference between a broad mind and a swollen head. Some men are mostly remarkable for the things they don't do. Those virtues are at home in a man which he manifests at home. The lift of your life is the proof of your love. wt %7« An Insane Woman is Detected in the Act of Applying Torch to a New York Tenement §uilding. and New York, Jan. 6.—A naked insane woman directed by warmly clad was detected applying a torch to the hallway of the five story tenement in Eldredge street at day a man- QUADRUPLE HANGING IN GEORGIA POSTPONED. Valdosta, Ga., Jan. 6.—This was the date originally fixed for the quad ruple hanging of J. G. Rawlings, his sons, Milton and Jesse and the negro, Alfred Moore, convicted of the murder of the Carter children last June. An appeal £o the supreme court, however, has served to indefinitely postpone the execution of the death sentence. GOVERNOR HERRICE GIVES A FAREWELL DINNER. Columbus, O., Jan.6.—Governor Her rlck entertains the members of his military staff with an official dinner at the Columbus club tonight. Tomor row the members of his staff will ac company the Governor to the Broad Street Presbyterian church. to attend divine services. STORIES Philadelphia Ledger:— "Jlagley slept In foe lockup, I believe. Drunk and disorderly, eh?" "Sh: He says he was guilty of ar son." "He thinks .that sounds better. He was burning his money, you know.'' Chicago Tribune:— ^on-started in life, I believe, senator," said the re porter, "a poor boy." "Whoever told you that, young man," answered iSenator Lotsmnn. lies egre giously. I whs foe fattest baby of foe ftuaily." There are two kind* teehelore— ohe foat wouldn't be «uurtied if they tmL .ssr/Wi ohe foat wouldn't be-married it they to leave the bad il» to conld and .foe other that cohldnt he JV.V Last Edition PRICE FIVE CENTS. LAW -'O' yv.'W'&iJ There is an impression among con gressmen that before any effective progress can be made among the en listed men the officers themselves must, by example, point the way to re form. For instance, in what light would President Roosevelt appear as an advocate of railroad rate reform if he himself were managing a railroad that gave rebates? This is only an Il lustration Intended to show In what light the army officers who favor the canteen appear when they undertake to exploit their scheme* Unfortunately, the average enlisted man is not a responsible being. An army officer might be able to drink moderately an enlisted man never. He must be kept away from liquor, or liquor must be kept away from If the states where military posts am located would prohibit the manutee ture and sale of liquor, if only wlthia a six mile zone outside of post limits, the war department would no doubt be exceedingly glad. FOR ANNUAL MEETING OF NATIONAL FARMERS' UNION Dallas, Texas, Jan. 6.—Members of the executive committee and oOwr prominent workers of the National Farmers' union, which was first or ganized in this state, are rounding up here for their annual meeting. The membership of the organization now embraces state unions in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Alabama, Georgia, Texas,. Indian Territory and Louisiana, and. is expected to extend in a short time to Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri and probably South Carolina. The' selection of a national headquarters, and other business of importance will: occupy the coming meeting. A RESIDENCE IN ST. PAUL Boiler in Heating Plant Ex plodes While the Family Were Eating. St. Paul, Jan. 6.—Low pressure of a boiler, heating the residence of George H. Watson, 390 Ashland avenue, ex ploded this morning just as five mem bers of the family were about to sit down to breakfast. The house was completely wrecked. Mrs. Watson, who sat in a chair in the sitting room, was thrown against the ceiling and landed in a corner room where the flooring about four feet square had not been shattered. She was bruised but not fatally hurt. Other membere of the family escaped injury miracul ously. BAD WEATHER INJURES THE STEAMSHIP WISCONSIN Boston, Jan. 6.—For 14 hours the Leyland line steamship Columbia, which arrived here today from London, was at the mercy of the sea in a storm on account of an accident to her ma chinery. She broke down on Dec. 20 when about 800 miles out from Lon don. In a heavy gale at 5 o'clock a. m. the air pump to the main- engine broke and the ship was helpless. Un til 7 o'clock in the evening the veBsel pitched in the trough of the sea, re peatedly shipping vast quantities of water. At that hour repairs were completed and the vessel resumed her course. She had continuous bad weather until she reached the New foundland banks. NUDE FIREBUG break today. Both fled whein discov- ered but the woman was caught. She said she was Helen Braner and was the housekeeper of the building, but none there knew her. /Vr INJURED FATALLY Hoosic Fails, N. Y., Jan. 6.—Seven, were injured, one fatally,, when the Montreal express on Boston & Maine road was wrecker at Walloomaac early today. Engineer Wardwell was seriously, and brakeman and five passengers slightly hurt Boston, Jan. 6.—President Tnttle, or the Boston and Maine road said the wreck of the Montreal 'express pas deliberately done by some one Wii* wedged foe switch open and left signal to show a clear track. FIRST STEAMER SAIL8~ Wi IN NEW HAVANA SEKYICK Mobile, Ala., Jan. 6.—The new wMk ly service between Mobile and Havpaa was inaugurated this afternoon, with 'J the sailing of a steamer for tbe Cttbm. capital within an liour afte O* «i» riva} here of the limited jitindtrom Chicago pver foe MohUe ^ThfiTrltl .road.. The ocean.. serviM^M^m -'tar1' maintained hy'tha")^:.at«uiMir2»MM: George of the Haitian to be run on, a ,fotatyHiii." .yigr \.f$U tf-'cWId 1 ]m worm tfcaa"