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FROM WORLD OVER SHORT ITEMS CLIPPED FROM DAILY PAPER DISPATCHES DURING PAST WEEK., Review of Happenings in Both East ern and Western Hemispheres During the Past Week-National, Historical, Political and Personal Events Told in Short Paragraphs for the Busy. Ilarvard college has 5,884 students. A rain and snowstorm settled over the Chicago and the Ohio valley Sun day. This week will be, perhaps, the most notable in the history of the revolu tion in China. Thomas Noble Miller, aged 76, mer chant, manufacturer, inventor and pio neer steel man, died recently in P'itts burg. Turkish troops and Arab irregulars attacked the Italian outposts in the outskirts of Ileughazi and siceeedled in routing them. At the recent session of the innual convention of the International Sea men's union Seattle was chosen as the meeting place in December, t9Il2. At Los Angeles, ('al., Samuel I'. Ayers of Boston shot and probably fatally wounded his son at a hotel Sat urday and then committed suicide. The New York Sun nnoun('cs that the controlling interest ini that paper has been purchased from the estate of William Laffan by William C. Reick. The third killing during the strike of Hlarriman line shopmen at Houston, Texas, occurred when Thomas C. Lyons, a carpenter, was shot dead. 1,yon was from Kansas City. After a sensational preliminary ex amination Dr. Robert A. MacGregor of !Ihly, Mich., charged with the murder of 'yril Sharling- of h'bly, wai bound over to a higher court. Washington.--Many lawyers from va rious parts of the counlry camee to the supreme court chalmbers Saturday to attend a memorial meeting in honor of the late Associate Justice John M1. Harlan. .lohn Norton iGrifliths, conservative member of parliament for \Vednsburv, l says that within the next six -years England and Germany will be at war and all of Europe will feel the effects of the conflict. At Sydney, Australia, The Amer ican middleweight boxer, "Cyclone .Johnny Thompson, was defeated re cently on points in a conutest of :'0 rounds by a middleweight boxer nam edl Rice. William .1. (ummins, convicted of the theft of $140o,000 in connection with Ii the affairs of the defunct ('arnegi, Trust company, was granted a cerlititfi cat.e of reasonable doubt by Suplre me Court Justice Cohallon, on the groundml that lie was examined before the triall. Mrs. E. II. Hllarrimnan has receiveli 6,000 letters asking help since tlhe ldeat i of her husband two years ago. A tahu lation shows that the amount asked 1 I the writers reaclihes a total of $1:i0,000, 000. The fortune left Mrs. IHarriman Lvby her husband amounted to $149, 11000,000. Investigation of the proposel ad v.nees in freight rates on pa:lking house products and fresh meats t'roil points in the southwest to northern and western destinations instituted lby the interstate commlerceo colnmiission cainl not be concluded this winter. The con mlission has suspended the increaises until June 16, 1912. San Francisco.-Former Mayor Eu gene E. Schmitz will go to trial some time in January either on the charge of extorting bribes in connection withl the granting of the IUnited Rahil.rods trolley franchise or with the fixing of the gas rae gas immediately after the great disaster of 1906. The principal witness against Schmitz will be .\hra hami Ruef. Portland Lady Shoots Self. (hiicago.-While telephoning to FIranII Cockrell, a Chicago lumber dealer. formerly of Jerseyville, Ill., to reproalch him for his refusal to marry her, Mrs. Emma Robinson of Portland, Ore., a guest at a hotel, shot herself Saiturdai and was taken to a hospital in a serious condition. Afraid to Let McManigal Go. Los Angeles.-Sheriff Ilammell says that Ortie E. 'MeManigal could not go out of the state of (alifornia unless absolute assurance could he given that the confessed dynamiter and aneom plice of the McNamara brothers would be returned without extradition pro ceedings. LOS ANGELES SPECIAL EXCUR SION VIA O.-W. R. & N. from Spokane January 19. Specia train Pullmans, observation and dining ears. Write or call for particulars and it in erary of trip. A. Mae('orquoduile, 1). F. & P. A., Spokane. 6 If reindeers. have hoofs has Santa Claus? NORTHWEST NEWS NOTES Saloons will open iin Coeur d '.\lene City December 2ti. Ground will be broken shortly in San Francisco for a milliuondollar marine supply depot. The epidemic of mumps ill the W\\rd nei schools is maltking ilroads ilto the attendalce and the school worl;. .1li the recent deal h of Mrs. MIar-S i ('ulbertson, aL pioneer. of in rth ]ila.lho passed away. Mrs. ('nlbertson li\i.I in Trosy for nlore than :2 yeialrs. Victor ui'.inii ged :18 year s,, :a lar tendILer tfrom I'P r'tlalnd, co( mu)i itte l stli (ide in Seatl l ly drinking ,arbli acid Saluda y. I'. A. l)Igge'tt, well-k uown piomeer of Spokane amn f'at(her of -x-.\aIvor Floyd L. Dn:ggett, is dangerously ill at his ioime in S:mdpoint, IIdho. llnniberliei of Hlltlherm IdHlho,. reple seating 800,000 arers of timber, have pledged the University of Idaho $7li ,100 to construct a forestlry building. tH. \Wild, lprodluce merchanit t t ort land, shot and slightly wounded E. P. Lyle, at real estate dealer, as the result itf aI qlai'rel over Ia younig woman. The ldefunct .late B]ank of Coalimerce of W\allace lpaid its third dividend, liionday. This dividend is for 5 per cent, and raises the total to ao per cent. Mrs. Luelll I "rlbes, 23 years old, of Twin Pills, Idaho, cnmniitted suicidie by taking lat iini l it Medfoid, ()I. O (,. Hier father, I'. I'. Iicl'hnind, .of Twin fl'alls, is reputed ia man (i of means. Th'l'el g\ernnuit hospiSiall n the Plort Peck (Mont.) reservation was lestroy led y lire, Sundlay. The inmates were taken safely out of the lbuilding., but many lost their cloiit lhing and i rl lisonal efflects. illembers of the Plains, Mont., lhiglh school hell a pillic reception Satur day evening, the oeasion celebrating the news that the high school had been placed on the niecredited list, of tie state uniiiversity. Wesley 1). 1''letcher, hnried Sun day, was one of I'endleton's best known residents. lie was a lisllsiceiiin of con siderable ability and for several years was the leader of the famous I'endle ton "'boy band." The Pcifice coast lhandiep, the big event in shooting eirehles on the ('onst, has een secured lby the Portlitil (Innm ulub. The date for the alffair will be in .lJuly, when the Elks attending the l national convention are here. Vineouvier, B. C.-A. n interurhla ini trol ley cear bound for Vancouver to New Westminster ran away four miles down ] a steep grade Saturday, but the con ductor locked the 20 passengers in and the car stuck to thlie trak, so thai ill sirvived the terrific ridle. At lmliaier, Ore., Mrs. W. A. Morris, agei1 ,I sears, dtid reiilitly. Mrs. aMorrii s ( lmile( froiim Missoiuri. She w s I the iiiotliher of 13 chil-irh n, nine nf whs)iom sir-i\ive heri. She -watis iihe grnd moiith,'r of ,8 graunidhliilhirin, whoii :il all living d : Igralt-gra.nlllimother tIf 30, only prima facie ev'idem'e against himt did not save \\alter Watson, clhnarg with attemtlintg to pass . $2 bill which had been raised to $10. from prison. ]ederal Julge Marslhall sentoned hiim at Halt Lake C'ity to three and on halfl years at Leavenworth. After lingering in a setmi-conscious conditio for :almost two weeks, lii dolph \White. aged 25 years, a mining man., who was shot twice, one bullit lodging in the brain andl another' in the foreheild, while huntinig with a companion, Frank Lorang, nar Forestf, died at W\inchester, Tdaho. \While assisting friends in landing in enorllllots pig into a wagonl at Lewis ton J1. ('. Riggins, Idtho da ioneer anil owner of Riggiiins' hot springs, south east of (Irangeville, was blitten on the calf of the leg by the maddened brute, the crate in which the anlimal was con tained giving away, allowing thie boar to fall on Mr. Riggins. Eight years in the pienitentiaryv wO:s the sentence awalred to the Rev. lJohn 1i. Iledberg, aged 26, who, until five weeks ago, was lastor of a. Swedish mission church i at Annaconda. He had been brought to Bozemlln froml St. Paul to answer the 'allegation that lie had obtained $i000 from Miss ('hristi in Mattson and other persons of Bozeman on the plea that it was to be used fort charity. Not guilty was the verdict of the jury in the ease against U. S. (irant Evans, former cashier of the Farmers' Hank and Trust compilany of Kendrick, 3daho, charged with falsifying the bank hookls in an effort to cover up an :l legned shortage of ablout $13,000 of tll bank's funds. I)istrict court minedli ately adjourned for this term, leaving the relainlling ases against ]Ev'ans un the calendair. The American londing company has already paid tlie alleg.ed shortage. Mrs. Sparling Arrested. [had Axe. e Mich.-Mrs. Carrie I. Sparling, wife of the late John Wesley Sparling, and mother of ('vril, Albeort and Peter Spiarling, all of whom avre dead, is u dl(er arr(est, ('harged witi the death of her son ('yril. O)f the 11:i electri, t'urnaces for theI produilction of steel now in operatiion terniany has 2R, France 22, thei Unitld States 8, and Englanid 5. I DENVER SCENE OF POLITICAL FUSS 10,000 PEOPLE OATHER AND PROTEST AGAINST CHANGE MADE BY THE MAYOR. Mayor Speer Had Ousted Henry Arn old From Office of County Assessor When the Consolidation of bity and County Offices Occurred-Crowds of People Oppose Mayor's Action. lD)enver.- Miore than 10,000 plersons participated in a deumonstration in front If tihe state alluitol against 1IMayor liobert W\. . lWeCer and( the coullil as :i resilt of the ousting of henry .I. Arnolld from the oflice ot The public had been invited to join in the d(emoins(ration against Arnold's eroiwd, Arnoldl was hoisted upon the shoulders of several anti-Slpeer enthtusi aIsts and w)as ca(rried toward thie coulrt house. a few blocks away. Arnold to Employ the Law. " I do, n(ot lropose to regain iby force the oullic to which the people'(l elected m13." MIr. Arnohl hadl said, "but I shall reoccupiy the ollice undler the law." "*ou 0won't have to wait for the ]law," s'III )1(ll shouted('l frOll the crowld. "V Will put youl in the ollice where you lelong right now," carne another voice, d 1) illllll(ll crowdi closedl aroiund l the ousted ollicial and he was caught ul aind a rush begunll for the counIt. building. (Cooler counsel pre vailed, however, and the crowd dis peIrsed, ftter threats hald been made to take possession of tile assessor's offlce. Only Official Not Reappointed. MIr. Arnoll was the only official not reapplinted lby Mayor Sipeer under the recent consolidation of Denver city and county by the supleilnie co(urt decision. State Senatoir Ilirula, hilts is now in possession of the oflice, having, with the assistance of the Denver police, ejected Arnold earl- 'y Thulrsday. The Iltter has filed suit to recover the office. When MLayor Speer ousted Assessor Arnold, he accompanied his naction with a letter to Arnold, saying that the as sessor was not working for the best in lerests of lDenver, aod aceussed Arnold of having lowered assessaments of cer tain ipersons for fihe benefit of Arnold's isulllrance IbuIsiness. i HOTEL POTTER ANNEX BURNS. I Famous Santa Barbara Resort Suffers $50,000 Loss by Flames. Santa Barbara, Cal.-The annex tn the Hotel Potter, one of the principal tourist hostelries on the Pacific enost. was destroyed li tilre Saturday. The! loss will reach abnut $50,000. It is thought the fire was started hby al explosion of gasoline in the dryivii' room of the laundry. A few peop, were injured, none fatally. May Call Big Strike. ('hiiii(.go.--.\After : a meeting of rlire sentatifves of strikers on the Illinois Icentral ia d the Il:ll riman railroi ds. if was said that a general strike of shop men on all railroads between (hiengu anl tlhet Pacific coast might result from t conference of internat ional union of ficers to Ibe held in St. Iouis. S.impathy for the striking shopmen of the .Illinois tentral railroad and the. Ifarrimanu srsteiil is said to have enused the agituiton. .\bout 0,i00o0 imen are iilvolved. Congress Adjuorns Thursday. W\ashington.-A sharp division of seutintent among senators regarding service pension legislation, protests against large congressional expendi tares, the Russiau treaty question, col tinied investigation iand enactment of deficiency hills into law will keep con gress busy this month. Both houses will adjourn Thursday until .Tanuarv 3. The Sherwood "dollar_a-day pension bill," which lthe house has passed, proh ;ably will not find an easy way in the senate. Festivities at Delhi End. Delhi, India.-The great dnurbar, with its round of festivities, lasting since tile arrival of the king-emperor and queen empress on December 7, was brought to a conclusion December 16. Their majesties left the camp in state pro cession, the road to the station being lined with British and native troops. King George has departed for Nepal on a shooting expedition, while Queen Mary has gone to Agra. Utah Wreck Not Serious, Salt Lake, Utah.-Word was received that the Salt I.ake limited of the Los Angeles, San Pedro & Salt Lake rail road was dereniled near Mannix, 15 miles east of Daggett, Sunday, and the conductor, two mail clerks and two cooks in the dining car were slightly inljnred. Iyammond, Jr., an Inventor. New Haven.--John Hays IInmniond, Jr., son of the well-known engineer and a recent graduate of Yale, has sue eessfully completed a series of explri miiets with an apparatus for tlh wire less control of a marine torpedo. A n electric ambulance, equipped with the newest apparatus for handling injured animals, has been stationed in ]Boston's heaviest teaming district. FROM MINING CAMPS The Boundary mines shipped 7,400 tunis of ore during the last week. The frame building over the hoisting power p.lant at the Hosmer coal mines uanr ,'ernie, B. C'., burned Sunday. Development work will be com. menced in the near future on the Pow. hartton mine, in the Wardner (Tdaho) district. .lohi . Flemuing, a metallurgist and nill Ihsigner of wide reputation, died . It Itei. Nev., of injuries resulting from a If:ll from ;( local hotel roof. .\-is of ore from the ElllperOr alid I Lil, -io' mline, 1' milhs north of lie f l]i,. i'ash., in Ihle (Okanognan dis trit., ,11 ii vahlus ofl $t54..8 to the 'The .olitn.r Smielting comprany hras rlin over the holding of the 'aceific (a'ol SImelting-Mrining-Refining coll pallv it ilhy-, Mfont., and *s planniing to, er.I'ti a hig smelter at Lilbby. .\f : recent dir(ectors' rmeeting in (':hinet, Mic(h., orders were issued for the inumediate ronstructiot n of a lnrge adilition to the ('Clumet and Arizona smr.ltr in D)ouglas, Ariz. The expenmdi tu'e of $1,500,000 is involved in this workl, to lie stalrted soon. " \\e have opened upl oure of the fin('- 'al )prOSPects that I hIav\e run arios during 20 years' experienee in idrillig o)n the property of the Pliouse Tiih,,r h,\velopment companiy, four and :i h:ilf miles southwest of lPalouse 'itv. :it the forks of the Panlouse river l1 I 'ri, r creek," says '. E. Allen, drilli contractor. 'I'IT SloeCr Star mine, at S:rndoni. I. .. will lbe on a shipping basis lby the' list of the year, and Superinterd ,nt ()sea':r White reports that he *ox ir, toI keep on that basis thereanfter. c:i interest to the miining industry of tli, inrthwest is the big mill 1iroject of the' Itiltte & Superior (Copper compl)any o' Itiitte which plans by the applilla tion if the Hyde process to eoncen triti, vast bodies of zinc ore opened in the IMllerk Rock mine, just east of lUit'. This mill will have an initial e';llm'ity of 750 tons a day, and will he so c'onstructed as to adnmit of the adrhi tion of further units. CONVICT POET GOES FREE. Work to Educate Illiterate Prisoners Wins Release for Albert Ferguson. Al bert Ferguson, convict poet and magazine writer, who left the Missouri peinitentiary recently on parole, owes his liberty to some extent to the fact that while in prison he conducted a school for illiterate prisoners. More thani one convict who entered the prison, unable either to read or write, left it with a fair education because of Ferguson's efforts. It is said Ferguson is a member of i:n excellent Kentucky family. lie gave his age at 24 when lie entered the penitentiar .lanuary 22, 19N6, under 10-year sentence for robbery fronm Kansas City. SENSATION AT FORT RILEY. Attempt Made to Blow Up and Destroy by Fire. A deal for an immense area of tim ber land in western Washington suf .lunction ('ity, Kan.-Military ollicers at Fort Riley are continuing their in vestigation of the alleged plot to an nihilate the post with fire and dynan mite, details of which became public with the confession of Private Michael Quirk. The losses total $107,600 and are declared to be liberal estimnates. Chaplain Implicated. Olustee, (Okla.-The Rev. (Charles M. Blrewer, former army chaplain, who is alleged to have been implicated in the dynamite outrages, has returned to his home here, having been releasd on his own recognizance after messages to Fort Riley inquiring whether officers would come for Brewer brought no re slpoIse. Mrs. Hawley, Idaho, Low. Iloise, Idaho.-Mirs. Hawley, wife of Governor .Tames II. Hawley, of Idaho, was operated on recently, is in a crit ical condition. (Governor llawley has been away on the governors' special, and ia daughter is in the hospital in a serious condi tion following child-birth. She is kept in ignorance of her mother's condition, although the two are in the same hos pital. Mexican Indians Starving. JTunarez, Mexico.-The condition of the Tamnahuara Indians, located in the mountains west of the city of Chi haulina, is said to be deplorable. As a result of the revolution, these Indians, who were active in the revolutionary cause, made no crops and are now on the verge of actual starvation. Big Fire in Los Angeles. Los Angeles.-The Colyer Van and Storage company's building has been destroyed by fire. More than 2000 per sons had goods stored in the warehouse and the loss reached $150,000. Chink Reformer Goes to Hongkong. Singapore.-Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the i Chinese reformer, whose name has been I mentioned in connection with the pres. 1 idency of the proposed Chinese repub lic, has left for Hongkong. "Bud" Mars at Stockton. Stockton, Cal. - Aviator "' udI " Mars has arrived in Stockton anid an nounced that since the flight here a year ago lie has completed a tour of the i world. I IOVERNORS' TRIP iRAND SUCCESS ARRIVED BACK IN ST. PAUL AFTER 4000 MILE TRAVEL OVER ENTIRE EAST. Great Crowds Met Them on Return Brought Back Two Extra Governors -Ohio and Nevada Had to Get in Procession-Trip a Grand Success in Every Way. St. 'Paul.--The western governors have returned to St. Paul from their 4,000-mile tour of the east. Saturday they had little time to rest after their ardJuous trip. They were taken in hand by a local reception committee upon their arrival and escorted to the Northwestern Land show, given a luncheon by the citizens of St. Paul and after taking dinner at the homes of prominent citizens were guests of honor at a formal reception at the state capitol. The governors stood in line in the rotunda of the capitol ,for two hours while a continuous line passed through and greeted them. Sunday aft ernoon the governors were guests at a concert given by the St. Paul symphony orchestra. Crowd at Station. Although snow was falling when the governors' special arrived from its tour of the east, there was a big crowd at the station to meet the executives and each was enthusiastically received. Members of the party were escorted by the reception committee, national guardsmen, a battery of which fired a salute of 17 guns, and mounted police to the Northwestern Products show. Each governor spoke briefly. (overnor Harmon was especially well received. He pointed to the fact that the governors' special made more stops in Ohio than any other, state and said his presence here was due to the fact he coult not resist the temptation to come and to the further fact that the oher governors had convinced him there was no better preparation for public service than to visit the Land Products show. Governors Are Enthusiastic. Seven governors were on the special when it left and nine returned on the train, the additional executives being Governors Oddie of Nevada and Harmon of Ohio. The governors, whose purpose it was to bring the east and west into a closer social and business relation ship and exploit the resources of the various states represented, are en thusiastic over the results of the trip. Former Governor Brady of Idaho, chief of the expedition, summed the accomplishments of the trip as fol lows: Exceeds All Expectations. "The western governors' special tour has assumed larger proportions than Y its most sanguine friends ever hoped for. "The result of this tour will cause the people of the east to turn their faces toward the -west; the different sections of the country will become more harmonious and we will in the future be one great unified nation. "We have taught the people of the east that the great co-operative feel ing existing'in the west is the secret of our success and they have learned that the secret is worth emulating. "Our exhibit cars have been visited by more than 90,000 people, who have studied and been astonished at our greatness.' Prayed and Sang by Wire. ('hicago.-Telephone wires to carry rayers and hymns have been strung by the Rev. David D. Vaughan, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church of Harvey, Ill., to the hoflues of his invalid paishioners. A sound mag nifying transmitter in the pulpit gath ers the details of every service and scatters them to those who are unable to attend church. The wires were strung by Dr. Vaughan himself. Hie had the assist ance of only one man, Lyman Hinsdale, a son-in-law of Thomas B. Lytton, one of the enforced "shut-ins." Most of the work was done by lantern at night or in the early morning. Nat Goodwin Settles. New York.-A settlement has been effected between Nat Goodwin and Edna Goodrich by which the actress received $115,000 in cash'and real estate to the value of $500,000. Miss Good rich secured a divorce from her hus band last March. The reported settle ment is in lieu of a marriage pledge of half the income from $500,000 worth of real estate and stocks. Bishop Kendrick Dies. Los Angeles.-The Right Rev. Tohn Mills Kendrick, aged 72, Episcopal bishop of Arizona and New Mexico, died at his home here Sunday. His widow, who has been ill for some time, is not expected to live. A daughter living in Phoenix is also reported to be critically ill. Holy Ghost Man Gets His. D)urhamn. Me.-Rev. F'rank Weston Sandford was sentenced by .TJudge Clar ence rIale on six counts of manslaught er. Sixty years in a federal prison, or a fine of $60,000 or both, is the max imum penalty that he may be called upon to pay. I] YOUNG VANDERBILT MARRIES Bride Is Grass Widow By Name of Mrs. Hollis McKim, of Baltimore. Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and Mrs. Hollis McKim, formerly Miss Margaret Emerson of Baltimore, were married at Rysgate, Sunday afternoon, the bans having been announced in the custom ary manner. - Bride's Mother Announces It. Haltimrore.-- A onnoncement of the marriage of Mrs. Margaret Mcliil to Alfred Gwy\nn Vanderbilt weie made here today by the bride's mother, Mrs. Emilie Emerson, divorced wife of Cap tain Isait Emerson. of this city. For several yers thlie names of Al fred G. Vanderbilt. the chief heir of Cornelius Vanderlilt 's millions, and Mrs. Smnith Htollis McKint have been ilosel,' associated. Everybody Divorced. Mr. Vanderbilt, who is accounted the richest of the younger set of million aires, was born in 1877. He Imlarriedl Miss Ellen French, J.anuarv 11, 1907. His wife sas granted an interlocutory decree of di, orce May :2:, 1900o. The name of Mae Ruiz, the divorced wife of Antonio ]uiz, i former mem her of the Cuban legation at Washing. ton, cane up in the trial of the suit. Mrs. Ruiz committed suicide in Lon dlon, 1909. FIND 21 MORE BODIES. Swells Death List at Bryceville Coal Mine to 84. Bryceville, Tenn.-Twenty-one more bodies have been found in the Cross. Mountain mine in \vhich an ,explosion occurred recently. This brings the death list to 84. President Stephenson of the Knoxville Iron company, owner of the mine, says he believed this ae counted for every man entombed. Five were rescued. Fifty-nine women were made widows and 147 children left fatherless as a result of the disaster. Only one of the 84 men killed carried life insurance. The relief fund has passed the $20,000 mark. 'Would Organize Sheepmen. _ s Omaha, Neb.-''" Economic Distribiu tion of the Products of the Sheep In t dusrty" was the subject discussed by o P. G(. Johnson of Blackfoot, Tdaho, at e the wool growers' national convention. Mr. Johnson declared for the organiza tion of the sheep growers, which would prevent the great fluctuation in re ceipts of sheep at the packing centers, tlhs insuring more stability in price, which, he said, would benefit the con I sumer as well as the producer. At the e sheep show the University of Wyoming J took all the first prizes for fat sheep. Chicago Schools As Social Centers. 3 Chicago.-It has dawned on Chicago that the immense in vestment of publio money in well lighted, well heated and well ventilated school ibullings may be utiliged to a far greater extent for the , thlic welfare. Shiaengo has now jtdii.d with eager tness the widespread iloventeit to ex tend the social uses of tho public schools, Nine of them will lie lopened at least two evenings a week as 'social ceol r tors. President's Messages to Come. \VWashington, 1). ('.-One more itesw sage prolbably will lhe snurt to congress tefore the wool tariffl' mysage. It will deal with the goveurnment departments, After the ('hristmas recess the presi dent will sendl in messages dealing with Alaska, the cotton schedule,. with the report of the tariff board on that sub ject, the postal eommlnission's report and problably one onl finanitial and monetary reforms. Emigration to Canada Grows. Ottawa.-A government report re cently made public shows that immi grant settlers to the number of 282,0001 arrived in (anada during the eight months from April 1 to l)eeemiber I. Of this number, 180,000 arrived by ocean ports and 120,000 from the United States. The figures-show an in. crease of 16 per cent over the immi gration of the corresponding months of 1910. Girls Will Sue Stokes. Nto- York.-Counsel for Lillian Gra. hat and Ethel C'on:rad, who were acquitted of the lcharge if having as stulted W. E. 1). Stokes, millionaire sportsman, ly shooting him in the legs while lie was a visitor to their apart. ments, announce that the show girls would file damage suits against Stokes for false imprisonment and malicious prosecution. Peking Legations Guarded. Washington.-The foreign troops in Peking ats legattion gnuards numbler 2,10:, or more than two-thirds of a full army brigade, necording to a report to the state department. The force is made up as follows: American, 320; Aus tria,. 86; Belgian, 21; British, 338; French, 301; German, 121; Italian, 177; Japanese, 292; The Netherlands, 48, 48, and Russian, 399. World-Wide Peace. Now York.-P-l'lns for it world-wide camttpaign in the interests of peace, in which approximately $500,000 will he spent during the first year, have been adoptedt by the trustees of Andrew ('arnegie's gift of $10,000,000 for the promot. n of international amRity. LOS ANGELES SPECIAL EXCUR SION VIA O.-W. R. & N. frot Spokane .TJanuary 19. Special train Pullmans, observation and dining ears. Write or call for particulars and itin erary of trip. A. Mae('orquodale, D. F. & P. A., Spokaine.