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W. A. SHEAR, Pub. J. H. KANE, Mgr. WIBAUX, MONTANA NEWS or WEEK SUMMARIZED DIGE8T OF THE NEWS WORTH TELLING CONDENSED FOR BUSY READERS. Washington Notes. The president has reappointed Rear Admiral C. W. Rae to be chief of the bureau of steam engineering and Rear Admiral Capps to be chief of the bu reau of construction and repair. The importation of diamonds and other precious stones for the first ten months of* this year shows a decrease of more than $6,000,000 as compared with the corresponding period of last year. The Schley-Evans feud originating at the battle of Santiago threatens to break out afresh when congress meets. The administration intends to press a bill creating a rice admiral and give Evans this rank. Schley's friends want action postponed. The monthly statement of the col lector of internal revenue shows that for the month of October, 1007, there was an increase of receipts compared with' October, 1906, of $S71,309, and the increase for the four months of the present fiscal year was $3,743,347 over that of the corresponding period of 1906. Personal. Francis Thompson, the poet and au thor, is dead in London. He was a brother of Lady Elizabeth Butler, the artist. Former State Senator Flinn of Pitts- ' burg has allowed his friends to know j that he will be willing to part with $2,000,000 for a seat in the United ) States senate. E. A. Handy, general manager cl the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern railroad, died in the Passavant hospi tal in Chicago. He had been critically 111 for some time. Denis Costigan, for many years a j well known figure in sporting circles, died in New York of consumption. Costigan was perhaps best known dur ing the fighting days of Jack Demp sey, whose close friend and second he was. | Accidental Happenings. Fire gutted four buildings in Omaha causing a loss of $75,000, The business district of Cleary City, Alaska, was destroyed by fire. Loss, $250,000. Several business houses at Peoria, 111., were burned out, causing a loss of $300,000. The village of Chain, Iowa, was wiped out by fire, but one building be ing saved. Loss, $50,000. The establishment of (he Mills & Averill Tailoring company in St. Louis was gutted by fire. Loss, $100,000. Two fast trains on the Yandalia line met head-on at Vevay Park, 111., and Joseph McCleaner, an engineer, was Instantly killed. Chicago Great Western train No. 1 crashed into a buggy at Alta Vista, Iowa, seriously injuring Neil Conroy and Mattie Kelly. J. R. Eckstein, a wealthy lumber dealer, was killed in a collision be tween an automobile and a wild loco motive at New York. Three workmen were instantly kill ed and four probably fatally injured by the fall of a cage in a 100-foot shaft at the waterworks tunnel, Toronto bay. Fire destroyed the Baltimore & Ohio freight sheds in Chicago. Eight freight cars loaded with merchandise Were burned and the total loss was $50,000. Sulzer's Harlem River Park, an up town Coney Island, on East One Hun dred and Twenty-fifth street, New York, was destroyed by fire. The loss is $300,000. Blood poisoning resulting from hav ing trimmed a corn and applied a corn plaster two weeks ago caused the death of Mrs. Benjamin Kimball at St. Louis. She 'was the daughter of Mexican General Fernando Lopez. George Padgham, a law student in Drake university at Des Moines, poured linament on pancakes, suppos ing it to be maple syrup, and was made critically 111 by swallowing some of the medicine. The linament had been placed in a tumbler in the pan try. Foreign. Richard Croker will leave Ireland next week for Cairo, Egypt, where he will spend the winter. Tomaso Salvini, the actor, is seri ously ill at Florence, Italy, of an af fliction of the heart. In view of his advanced age much anxiety is felt concerning the outcome. Count von Pueckler, the well known Jew baiter of Germany, who at vari ous times has come into collision with the law, owirig to his excessive anti-Semitic agitation, has been sent to an asylum for the insane. A military contributor to the Ber lln Vossische Zeitung says that tha supplementary machine gun compa nies which the army authorities re cently decided to organize and attach to the infantry will carry a weapon partly made from aluminum and so light that* one man can carry'tha stand while another carries the guq itself. Before leaving Windsor castle for High-Cliffe castle, Kaiser William, it is stated, left $10,000 to be divided as tips among the servants. Commodore R. D. Buckman, an American and naval adviser of the sultan, has been promoted to the rank of rear admiral in the Turkish navy, with the rank of pasha. Famine conditions are threatening the Vesternorrland and Vesterbotten' -districts of Lapland, where deluging rains have had a disastrous effect on the crops. Milch cows must be slaughtered to keep the people from starvation. With the object of protecting the agricultural industries, Venezuela has increased 10 per cent the duties on lard, butter, rice, wheat, corn aud beer, and 25 per cent on the duty on straw paper, potatoes, milk and some grades of glassware. Mexico has ceded Magdalena bay, upon the coast of Lower California, to be used for the purpose of a coaling station by the United States navy. This is considered the first fruit of the recent visit of Secretary of State Root to that republic. The tearing down of the old Chris tiansborg palace at Copenhagen has disclosed a valuable collection of models made by the late Reels Smith, the well known Danish-American sculptor, one of whose famous works is the Sherman statue in Washington. Crimes. Frank H. Warner was convicted In New York of murder in the second de gree for the killing of Esther C. Non ling. Mrs. Anna Woodward, wife of Will iam Woodward, near Decatur City, Iowa, committeed suicide by drown ing herself in Grand river. The wo m&n had been in poor health. The jury in the case of Aud Me Munn. on trial at Kenneth, Mo., charg ed with the murder of Arch Brown, whom he shot and killed Sept. 8 last, returned a verdict of acquittal, based cn the "unwritten law." J. W. Cabanlss. president, and C. M. Orr, cashier of the defunct Exchange Bank of Macon, Ga., were indicted by the grand jury on charges of embez zlement, felony and misdemeanor. President Cabaniss is charged with embezzling $50,000 and Orr $90,000. State's Attorney Healy of Chicago announces that he proposes to investi. gate the reports of a combination among the mrlk dealers for the pur pose of raising prices. The price of milk In that city has recently been raised by the large dealers to 8 cents. Charles L. Reinheimer, a carpentei of Chicago, shot and instantly killed his sister-in-law, Mrs. Annie Lewis, and then shot himself twice in an ef fort to commit suicide. The result ol his injuries is uncertain. The tragedy grew out of a quarrel over the dissi. pated habits of Reinheimer. Ralph Flanagan, twenty-two years old, cashier of the First National Bank of Pleasantville, Iowa, shot himself in the head, and he will die. He left a letter to his father saying that worry at the bank caused him to commit the deed. He had been cashier two years, and his accounts were apparently straight. General News Items. Approximately 500 saloons in Okla homa were closed as the result of the state-wide prohibition provision in the stare constitution. At Iowa City, Iowa, a jury awarded John Canfield $49,000 against the Rock Island for being crippled in an acci dent on that road , * The Missouri supreme court has de elded that It was not a violation of the law for a person to give a friend a drink of whisky in local option coun ties. Five big steamers have been char tered and possibly ten will soon be running in a new line of mail steamers that will be operated between the Pa cific coast and Australia and New Zea land. Arrangements have been complet ed to give Portland, Ore., a live stock show next fall that will be fully equal in size and scope to the one that took place during the Lewis and Clark ex position. The emperor of Korea has issued an edict to his subjects exhorting them to unanimously join with the au thorities to secure order throughout the country and promote the indus trial advancement of Korea. Judge Lar.nlng in the United States court at Trenton, N. J.. has announced the appointment of J. Kearney Rice of New Brunswick as receiver for the Arizona Smelting company and the Consolidated Arizona Smelting com pany. It took 3,000 loaves of bread, 150 pounds of arsenic, 50 pounds of phos phorus and 500 pounds of lard to pre pare 250,000 portions of rat poison which were distributed by the health officers of Seattle, who are waging the campaign against the rats of that city. The rats must go, for the bubonic plague germs have been discovered and five people died from the dread disease. Asserting that her husband, John Lennox, has a passion for economy which is a veritable mania, Mrs. Stel la Lennox of South Bend, Ind., has begun divorce proceedings. She says that her will not allow her to use gas to read by when in bed. Lennox is b man of means. By a divided court the appellate di vision upheld the right of the legisla ture of New York to delegate to a com mission its power to fix a tariff of rates for a public service corporation. The constitutionality of the new public service commission act was involved in this case. Mtltl) BANK CHIEf KIL1S Sill DEPOSED PRESIDENT OF BOR OUGH BANK OF BROOKLYN IS SUICIDE. DISGRACE TOO MUCH FOR HIM DESPONDENT AND FRIENDLESS, HE CUTS HIS THROAT AND WRIST. New York, Nov. 28.—Howard Max well, deposed president ot the Borough bank of Brooklyn, under indictment for grand larceny and forgery, and who was released Monday night from jail on $50,000 bail, committed suicide yesterday. He cut his throat and left wrist with a razor and a penknife when in the bathroom of his home in Brooklyn and died last night at Long Island College hospital. Maxwell, who was locked up Thurs day. had felt his humiliation keenly and during his incarceration had ap peared hopelessly despondent. Widow Is Penniless. Shortly after he became a bank pres ident. four years ago. Maxwell mar ried. When he became Involved Mrs. Maxwell signed with him all the re lease deeds to realty that stood in his name, and his suicide has left her penniless. Maxwell was released late Monday night from the Raymond street jail. There was some difficulty in obtaining bail and officers of the jail reported that Maxwell was greatly broken up. All Monday and the day before he lay on his bed and appeared to be oblivi ous to his surroundings. Makes Ghastly Discovery. Maxwell spent yesterday forenoon quietly at his home. Yesterday after noon he announced his intention of taking a hath and going for a walk. Shortly before 2 o'clock Hannah Scott, a colored maid, heard a sound as of some cne falling on the second floor. Hurrying up stairs she discovered the banker lying on the bathroom floor, half dressed, with gaping wounds in his throat and left wrist. Dr. C. E. Brown, the family physi cian, was hastily summoned. Operation Fails. The hanker was bleeding so pro fusely that- it was decided to remove him to Long Island College hospital, where an operation for tracheotomy was performed. The windpipe was found to be nearly severed and his left wrist was cut almost to the bone. Maxwell died within a short time after the operation. Soon after tKe physicians began work over him the banker lapsed into unconsciousness, and during the few and brief half-lucid periods that followed he made no statement so far as known. EIGHT POISONED BY PIE. One Woman Dies After Attending Ba zaar Supper. Racine, Wis.. Nov. 28.—Great excite ment prevails in the town of Franks ville, Thompsonville and the village of Corliss over the wholesale poisoning of many people from eating chicken pie at a bazaar given in Corliss this week. Mrs. John Leonard, forty-two years old, is dead at Thompsonville, and the attending physicians state that she died of poisoning. Seven other per sons are in a serious condition. FRIENDS MERE LEECHES. When Man Has Blown in Inheritance His Cronies "Cut" Him. La Crosse, Wis., Nov. 28. — Having squandered an Inheritance of $1,000 in a few months on new-feund friends, James Ryan of Savanna, 111., yester day was committed to the county jail after having spent a month or more sleeping in barns, penniless. Ryan spent the money in high living, but in formed the court he could find no friends to assist him when his money was gone. PRICK OF HATPIN KILLS. Woman Accidentally Jabs Head; Car buncle Forms and Death Results. Waterloo. Iowa, Nov. 28.—Mrs. Earl Downs is dead as the result of a pripk from a hatpin. Mrs. Downs was sight seeing in Colorado, and while in Den ver she jabbed her head accidentally while putting on her hat. A carbuncle formed and an operation' was under gone which resulted in her death. Ship Grain to Twin Cities. Westhope, N. D., Nov. 28.—The ac tion of the Westhope Commercial club in asking aid front the jobbers of the Twin Cities to secure cars in which to move the grain crop had the desired effect. Many farmers are shipping their own grain to commisricn firms in the Twin Cities and Duluth. Is Sixth Hurt by Feed C -.rit-r. Appleton, Wis., Nov. 28.—' . e cut ting feed for stock, Frank Wiegand's left thumb was eut off. He is the sixth farmer who has lost a pari of his hand in feed cutters ir- this vicinity this month. Scalded Child Dies. Henning, Minn., Nov. 28.—The one year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Knudson died yesterday morning as a result of falling into a pan of boiling water and being terribly sodded a few days ago. WHEAT IS AGAIN ON THt MOVE GRAIN MEN BELIEVE CONDITIONS ARE RAPIDLY RETURNING TO NORMAL. Minneapolis, Nov. 28. — Wheat is moving in normal fashion again and the week's shipments front Duluth are ex pected to exceed the average for ,ntany weeks. The result of this return to shipment Is to relieve the monetary situation to a great extent. It Is estimated that fully 3,500,000 bushels of wheat will be sent from Du luth during the week. Considerable wheat has been contracted for, to be delivered In Duluth by Dec. 1. in the hope of shipping it out by water be fore navigation closes for the season. The St. Paul and Minneapolis bank ers and grain men who have furnished the necessary credit to keep the wheat moving even during the currency shortage are greatly pleased at the re sults of their efforts. Reports front all over the Northwest indicate that the conditions are fast assuming normal proportions. The receipts of grain are also In creasing In Minneapolis. A good av erage has already been attained, and it is increasing daily. The business is increasing despite the temporary setback when the currency stopped and the credit system had to be ad justed. DIE VIOLENT DEATHS. Four Tragedies Mark Day Near Cen ' terville, Iowa. Ottumwa, Iowa, Nov. 28.—Four trag ic deaths have occurred in the vicinity of Centerville within the last twenty four hours. James Todd vas killed in a quarrel with Albert Jackson, near Mystic; George Weston was acciden tally shot and killed while in company with Fritz McGregor at the Diamond mines; F. A. Moore, a brakeman on the Keokuk & Western, was caught while coupling cars and died shortly afterward, and John Gathereole, an other brakeman on the Keokuk & Western, was picked up lifeless on the tracks. HARRY EELS SHOT. Toledo Pitcher May Never Be Able to Play Again. Des Moines, Iowa. Nov. 28.—Harry Eels, pitched for the Cleveland Ameri can league team, was accidentally shot in the leg at a hunting camp near Sandstone, Minn., by a gun in the hands of Josh Clarke, who was a mem ber of the Toledo team with Eels last year. Eels was brought to a hospital at Ida Grove. Iowa. The injury is seri ous. and it is thought that his pitching days are over because of probable per manent lameness. MURDER AND SUICIDE. Chief of Waukesha Fire Department Kills Sweet'eart and Self. Waukesha. Wis., Nov. 28.—Charles Wheeler, assistant chief of the Wau kesha volunteer fire department last night shot and kille l Miss May Lynch and then committed suicide by the safine means. The tragedy took place in the kitchen of the home of Frank P. Staer, president of the Wisconsin Canning company, where the woman had bet a employed for some time as a servant. The tragedy is believed to he the result of a lover's quarrel. RIPON FLOUR MILLS BURN. Fire, Probably Started by Tramps, Causes a Loss of $30,000. Ripon, Wis., Nov. 28.—The big Ar cade flour mills owned by the Nohl Milling company were destroyed by fire last night. The loss is $30,000, with $15,000 insurance. It is believed that tramps sc* fire to the building after breaking into the office and find ing no money. BOY OF NINE IS DROWNED. Breaks Through Ice on Pond at Ma dslia. Madelia, Minn., Nov. 28. — Earl Loomis, nine years old, was drowned here yesterday afternoon in a deep pond south of town. While playing on the ice he went cut too far and broke through. It took two hours' searching to recover his body. EVA TANGUAY IS ILL. Cancels Detroit Engagement and Goes to New York for Operation. ■ Detroit, Mich., Nov. 28.—Miss Eva Tanguay, actress, has been compelled to cancel her vaudeville engagement at the Temple theater here this week and has gone to New^York to submit to an operation on her throat. 99 AND TIRED, KILLS SELF. Wealthy Farmer Decides Balance of Life Isn't Worth Living. Fall River. M?rs„ Nov. 28—At the age of ninety-nine years, Charles W. Chace. a well-to-do farmer, decided that life was not worth living and com mitted suicide. He left a note saying that he was tired of life. Murdered by Burglar. Kalamazoo, Mich., Nov. 28.—Horace S. Davis, fifty-three years old, a prom inent business man, was shot through the heart and killed hv a burglar early yesterday. Davis had grappled with the intruder when the latter threaten ed to kill Mrs. Davis. Speed Limit Law Stands. Madison, Wis., Nov. 28.—The con stitutimiality of the law limiting the speed of trains to six miles an hour in cities and village was sustained by the state supreme court. CZAR IS SHORN OF PART OF HIS TITLE DUMA MEMBERS DECREE THAT TITLE OF AUTOCRAT MUST BE CUT OFF. WHOLE SECTIONS WITHDRAW DRAMATIC SCENE IS ENACTED WHILE MEASURES ARE DIS CUSSED. St. Petersburg, Nov. 28.—The duma last night decreed that the title of au tocrat. which has been borne by the emperors of Russia for centuries, is no longer tenable with the regime inaugu rated by the manifesto issued by Em peror Nicholas in 1905. At the close of a great constitutional debate the Rus sian parliament, by a vote of 112 to 246, rejected the word "autocrat" and then adopted a reply tc the address from the throne unanimously, amid scenes of excitement and prolonged singing of the national anthem. The result Is regarded as a fine vic tory for the Constitutional Democrats under the leadership of Prof. Mllukoff. The final vote was taken after the demonstrative withdrawal of the ex treme right Social Democrats, mem bers of the Group ef Toil and the Poles. Dramatic Scene. After a stirring debate which lasted until almost midnight, M. Plevokko, the deputy from Moscow, summed up the arguments on either side and urg ed the leaders of the Octoberist party to draft as judicious a compromise as possible. The house proceeded to vote on the amendments to the reply, taking up first the word "autocrat," following the rejection of which there was a dra matic scene. The members of the extreme right held a hurried conclave In a corner of the chamber. Count Dhorrere de clared that the monarchists could not participate in a vote on an address in which the emperor was shorn of his rightful prerogatives. Thereupon fifty of the extremists left the chamber. Poles Are Turned Down. Prof. Milukoff on behalf of the Con stitutional Democrats expressed his willingness to accede to the omission of the specified word "constitution" and the moderate members of the right followed suit, adhering to the Oc toberist program. The duma then took up a series of minor amendments that had been pro posed by M. Dmowski of Warsaw which related to the aspirations of the Poles and the other subordinate nationalities of the empire, and reject ed all of these by an immense major ity. Thereupon the Poles declared that they would refrain from voting. The remaining parties in the duma accepted the address unanimously. ARABS SEVERELY PUNISHED. French Bombard Several 4 Insurgent Villages. Lalla, Marhnia. Nov. 28. — The French column which was engaged in a serious fight with the tribesmen Sunday and Monday returned yester day after administering severe punish ment to the insurgents in the shape of a bombardment at several villages. The sudden outbreak of hostilities on the Algerian frontier is the result of long smoldering resentment of the lo cal tribesmen against the French oc cupation of Oudja. QUIET IN LISBON. But Difficult to Foresee What May Happen. London. Nov. 28.—A special dispatch to the DaBy Telegraph from Lisbon by way of the frontier describes the cap ital as being outwardly calm as a re sult of the royal decrees forbidding political gatherings end newspaper comment on the political situation, hut, says the corresnondent, it Is ex tremely difficult to foresee what may happen. BAD MONEY CIRCULATED, Postoffice Inspector Is on Trail of Counterfe ; ;ers. La Crosse, Wis., Noov. 28. — Post office Inspector E. E. Fraser of this city has spent, a week searching for counterfeiters who have circulated a large number of spurious ten-dollar bills of the "buffalo" type in the state and Northwest. His efforts have proved unsuccessful, as no trace of the criminals has Snow Storm in the Ea*t. Jamestown, N. Y.. Nov. 28.—A heavy snow storm prevailed here yesterday. The snow is from ten to twelve inches deep. Railroad traffic and trolley lines are behind time and tha telegraph and telephone service is badly crippled. County Sch?cl Ready. Grand Rapids, Wis., Nov. 28.—The new $17,000 county normal school building has been completed and form ally opened. John Mitchell Leaves Hospital. La Salle, 111.. Nov. 28.—John Mitch ell. president of the United Mine Workers cf America left the hospital yesterday for the first time since he submitted to an operation for appen dicitis, six weeks ago* He took • drive for over an hour and on his return said he felt much better. A VALUABLE HOME RECIPE. Will Break Up a Cold in 24 Hours on Cure Any Cough That Is Curable. Mix one-half ounce of Concentrated oil of pine with two ounces of glycer ine and a half pint of good whisky. Shake thoroughly each time and use in dosdB of a teaspoonful to a table spoonful every four hours. The renowned throat and lung spe cialist who established a camp for con sumptives in the pine woods of Maine, and whose remarkable cures there at tracted international attention, de clares that the above formula Is one of the very best remedies obtainable for an acute cold and that it will strengthen the lungs, relieve coughs and heal the bronchial tubes. Also, that it will cure any case of hing trou ble not too far advanced iff the patient will assist by plenty of outdoor exer cise, inhaling deep, long breaths every few minutes. The ingredients are procurable of any good prescription druggist and easily mixed at home and should take its place as one of the most valued remedies in the family medicine chest, t Inquiry at one of the leading drug gists elicited the information that Con centrated oil of pine is put up for dispensing only In half-ounce vials se curely sealed in round air tight cases in tended to protect it from heat and light. The oils sold in bulk and the patent medicines put up and labeled "Oil of Pine," are to be avoided be cause owing to their Impurities they produce nausea and are useless as a medicine, besides they sometimes leave permanent kidney trouble. From the Deep. First Fish—What's the latest news? Second Fish—I haven't heard, but there's a man on the shore now who is going to drop me a line. BABY ITCHED TERRIBLY. Face and Neck Covered with Inflamed Skin—Doctors No Avail—Cured by Cuticura Remedies. "My baby's face and neck were cov ered with itching skin similar to ecze ma, and she suffered terribly for over h year. I took her to a number of doc tors, and also to different cdlleges, ta no avail. Then Cuticura Remedies were recommended to me by Miss G—. 1 did not use it at first, as I had tried so many other remedies without any favorable results. At last I tried Cuti cura Soap, Cuticura Ointment and Cuticura Resolvent Pills, and to my surprise noticed an improvement. After using three boxes of the Cuti cura Ointment, together with the Soap and Pills, I am pleased to say she is altogether a different chHd and the picture of healtth. Mrs. A. C. Brestlin, 171 N. Lincoln St., Chicago, 111., Oct. 20 and 30, 19(16." THE CAFE REVOLUTIONIST. He Isn't Doing Business Any More in Havana and Is Discouraged. Maj. Herbert J. Slocum of the Sec ond United States cavalry has been detailed in Cuba for some years. Iy was he who brought the guardia ru rale in that country up to a point of efficiency, so that the island is safer now than ever before. He and his guard have been very keen after the persons who plot in surrection, and as a result the few remaining recalcitrants have had a miserable time of It recently. Some one commented- upon the fact that there were nq more parties of revolutionists to be seen about the cafes in Havana talking blood and drinking coffee. "No, we've stopped the cafe revolu tionist," said Maj. Slocum. 'How do they like the change?" he was asked. "They don't like it at all. They don't think we play the game fairly. "Every well conducted revolutionist thinks that a cafe is the place to plot in. But since we've driven a few of them out to the mountains in the rainy season revolutions have dropped away off in popular favor. "It isn't such fun plott-ing in the wet and there's no one around to see what a hero you are." You know how worthless are the "tips" you give out? Well, the "tips" given out by others are equally value less. WHAT WAS IT The Woman Feared? What/ a comfort to find it is not "the awful thing" feared, but only chronic indigestion, which proper food can re lieve. A woman in Ohio says: "I was troubled for years with indi gestion and chronic constipation. At times I would have such a gnawing in my stomach that I actually feared I had a—I dislike to write or even think of what I feared. "Seeing an account of Grape-Nut3 I decided to try it. After a short time I was satisfied the trouble was hot the awful thing I feared but was still bad enough. However, I was relieved of a bad case of dyspepsia by chang ing from improper food to Grape-Nuts. "Since that time my bowels have been as regular as a clock. I had also noticed before I began to eat Grape Nuts that I was becoming forgetful of where I put little things about the house, which was very annoying. "But since the digestive organs have become strong from eating Grape Nuts, my memory is good and my mind as clear as when I was young, and I am thankful." Name given by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich. Read the little booklet, "The Road to Well rille." in packages. "There's a reason.*'