SUMMARY OF NEWS
FROM WORLD OVER
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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
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
Turkish troops and Arab irregulars
attacked the Italian outposts in the
outskirts of Ileughazi and siceeedled in
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.
.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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
.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,
'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
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
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
SENSATION AT FORT RILEY.
Attempt Made to Blow Up and Destroy
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.
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
Mrs. Hawley, Idaho, Low.
Iloise, Idaho.-Mirs. Hawley, wife of
Governor .Tames II. Hawley, of Idaho,
was operated on recently, is in a crit
(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
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
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
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
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
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
Exceeds All Expectations.
"The western governors' special tour
has assumed larger proportions than
Y its most sanguine friends ever hoped
"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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
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
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.
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