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WILLIAM J. BURNS.
Detective Responsible for Ar rest of Alleged Dynamiters. SCORE OF PEOPLE KILLED Passenger Train Plunges Down Gorge in South Africa. Cape Town April 23.—A passenger train on the Kooeira railroad plunged to destruction in a rocky gorge 250 feet deep through the collapse of the Blaaukrantz bridge, thirteen miles from Grahamstown. Twenty-one passengers were carried down with the coaches and killed. Their bodies were torn to pieces and inextricably mixed with the de bris of the cars which were ground to splinters. NEW WITNESS TELLS ABOUT SLUSH FUND Duluth Man Gives Evidence in Lorimer Probe. Springfield, 111., April 21.—Before the Lorimer legislative inquiry com mittee William Burgess, an electrical contractor of Duluth, gave testimony corroborative of that given by wii nesses who had preceded him, con cerning the existence of a Lorimer jackpot of $100,000, which, it has been said, was raised through the efforts of Edward Hines, the lumberman. Burgess told of a railroad journey on the Winnipeg flyer between Duluth and Virginia, Minn., in March, 191L. Burgess said that a man named John son, of a trade publication; Randolph, John and Carl Weyerhaeuser, C. F. Wiehe of Virginia, a brother-in-law of Edward Hines, and another man were in the party, which was in the smoking compartment of the sleep ing car. The witness said that the subject of William Lorimer's election came up in the course of conversation. Bur gess, during his chat on the subject of Lorimer, said he expressed the opin ion that Lorimer had used money to effect his election. "You don't know what you are talk ing about, Wiehe said to me," testi fied Burgess. Burgess then testified that Wiehe said lorimer never spent a cent, but that a jackpot was raised by Lorimer's friends to effect the election. "I know what I am talking about,' Wiehe was quoted by Burgess as say ing, "because I put up $10,000 for that jackpot." _ CANNON ATTACKS THE PRESS Denounces Attitude Taken in Fight for Free Print Paper. Washington, April 20.—A bitter de nunciation of newspaper influence in connection with the fight over free print paper legislation during the last national campaign was made by for mer Speaker Joseph G. Cannon in a vigorous speech in the house, in con nection with his opposition to the Canadian reciprocity bill. Representatives Hanna of North Da kota, Nelson of Wisconsin and Sloan of Nebraska also attacked the agree ment in the debate in the house. RECIPROCITY STILL TO FORE First on Legislative Plans of Canadian Government. Ottawa, Ont., April 20.—Both the senate and house resumed following the Easter recess. Both parties will caucus to consider the programme for the remainder of the session. The question of securing a vote upon the reciprocity agreement still is foremost In the plans of the government lead ers and a member of the house pre dicted that parliament will ratify the agreement within a fortnight. MRS. M. T. SCOTT. Is Again Chosen Pres ident General of D. A. R. MRS. SCOTT AGAIN CHOSEN! Re-Elected President General of Daughters of Revolution. Washington, April 22.—Mrs. Mat thew T. Scott of Illinois was declared re-elected president general of the Daughters of the American Revolu tion for the next two years. Of the 1,086 votes cast Mrs. Scott received 614, her apponent, Mrs. William C. Story of New York, 466 and six of the ballots were blank as to choice for president general. Tellers spent al most twenty-four hours in counting the vote. With Mrs. Scott was elected the en tire administration ticket, except one vice president general, who received ten votes less than the number neces' sary to elect, aud for which position a new ballot will be taken. PARIS POPULATION 2,846,984 French Metropolis Retains Its Place as World's Third City. Paris, April 20.—Paris retains its position as the third largest city in the world, the census taken last month showing a population of 2,846,986. The present census shows ail in crease of 124,255 over the figures of 1906. Big Hotel for Pittsburg. Pittsburg, April 21.—Negotiations have been completed for the construe iion of a twelve-story, 700-room hotel at Sixth avenue and Smithfield street that will represent an investment of $6,500,000. GRAIN AND PROVISION PRICES Duluth Wheat and Flax. Duluth, April 22.—Wheat—To arrive and on track—No. 1 hard, 99%c; No. 1 Northern, 98%c; No. 2 Northern, 95%@96%c; May, 97%c; July, 98%c; Sept., 91c. Flax, $2.57. Minneapolis Wheat. Minneapolis, April 22.—Wheat— May, 97%@97%c; July, 98%c; Sept., 90%@90%c. On track—No. 1 hard, $1.00%; No. 1 Northern, 99%c©) $1.00%; No. 2 Northern, 96%©)98%c; No. 3 Northern, 94%@>97%.c, St. Paul Live Stock. St. Paul, April 22.—Cattle—Good to choice steers, $email@example.com; fair to good, $5.00© 5.50; good to choice cow's and heifers, $1,506x5.25; veals, $firstname.lastname@example.org Hogs—$5.85© 6.05. Sheep—Wethers, $4.25© 4.65; yearlings, $4.25® 5.00; lambs, $5.00© 6.00. Chicago Grain and Provisions. Chicago, April 22.—Wheat—May, 91c; July, 88 1 s ©88%c; Sept., 87%©> 87%c. Corn—May, 51%c; July, 52%c; Sept., 53 %Cu 53 %c. Oats—May, 31%c; July, 31%c; Sept., 33%©>33%c. Pork —May, $15.70; July, $email@example.com%. Butter—Creameries, 15© 21c; dairies, 13© 18c. Eggs—13©)16c. Poultry— Turkeys, 14o; chickens, 14c. Chicago Live Stock. Chicago, April 22.—Cattle—Beeves, $5.15©6.60; Texas steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org; Western steers, $4.80©)5.75; stockers and feeders, $email@example.com; cows and heifers, $2.6o©>5.75; calves, $4.75@6. 60. Hogs—Light, $6.00@>6.37%, mixed, $5.95©>6.33; heavy, $firstname.lastname@example.org; rough, $email@example.com; good to choice heavy, $5. 95@>6.25; pigs, $firstname.lastname@example.org, Sheep Native, $3.00© 1 4.70; yearlings, $4.30©) 5.25; lambs, $4.50@>6.25. I WIBAUX MAC Hi R. R. BUSHMAN, Proprietor ** * ** E QUIPPED with trip-hammer, drill press, turning lathe and all the up-to-date machinery for doing all kinds of steam and gasoline engine repairing. In steam-engine work I can pnt in stay-bolts and new flues, and can raise and repair damaged crown sheets. Can make repairs for any gasoline engine on the market. I will have an expert ready tit all times to go out and do your experting and make repairs in the field when necessary. New lays made to order to fit any make of plow. All kinds of Wagon Work; I will repair the old one, or build a new one to order Bring me Wood Work of any description, and I can assure you it will be done right. 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