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Notification of the general's action has been duly received by the foreign consuls, w r ho are assured that the pro visional government will do all in its power to protect foreign interests dur ing the present period of widespread unrest. Li Yuan ilung has commanded the rebel forces in and about Hankow ever since the present outbreak be gan. It is believed his elevation of himself to the presidency will be ac cepted by the revolutionists through out the couutry. The proclamation of a Chinese re public Is the answer to the imperial government's overtures implied in its surrender Thursday to the nationals' demand for a termination of the revo lutionary movement In consideration of immediate au-d sweeping reforms. It is taken for granted that the gen eral did not take his present action without satisfying himself concerning the trend of popular opinion. There is as yet no news from Han kow when the advance against Peking, threatened 'Thursday, will begin, but the prediction made here is that Gen eral Li will proceed slowly, taking town after town, until the capital is in the natural spread of the revolution ary movement. MUST ENFORCE SHERMAN LAW President Denies Political Mo tives in Trust Action. Chicago, Oct. 28.—In a speech here, which was regarded as having a di rect bearing upon the government's latest trust prosecution against the United States Steel corporation, Presi dent Taft denied in vigorous language that the administration was being in fluenced by political motives. "I would rather cut off my right hand," he exclaimed, "than to do any- j thing to disturb the business of this : country, especially with a motive of j cultivating political success." The president said he wanted it to he understood for all time that he in tended to enforce the anti trust law to the letter. "Statements as to what 1 may be re sponsible for in bringing about busi ness troubles, however regretful I may be that it is so, cannot turn me from the duty that lies straight before me," continued Mr. Taft. JOSEPH PULITZER. Noted New York Editor Dies Suddenly on Yacht. DIES ON BOARD HIS YACHT Joseph Pulitzer, Famous Editor, Ex pires Suddenly. Charleston, S. C., Oct. 30.—Joseph j Pulitzer, proprietor or the New York I World and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, I died aboard his yacht, the Liberty, in j Charleston harbor. The immediate i cause of. Mr. Pulitzer's death was j heart failure. He had been in ill health for several days, hut until a j lew hours before the end none sus- J pec ted the gravity of his condition. Mrs. Pulitzer, who had been sent for, arrived from New York and leached the yacht shortly before her husband died. REVOLT SPREADING RAPIDLY Two More Important Chinese Towns (n Hands of Rebels. Peking, Oct. 25.—Two important towns, Klukiang, in the province of Kiangsi, and Sian, capital of Shensi province, have fallen into the hands of the revolutionists, materially extend ing the area of the uprising, disheart ening the government and giving new confidence to revolutionary leaders. Sian was regarded as a government stronghold. Consular reports from Kiukiang say the people burned the taotai's yarnen and declared in favor of the rebels. The imperial troops made no serious resistance. Kaifeng, in the province of Honan, is in a serious position because the lo cal officials practically have aban doned the whole place to the soldiers. WOMAN GETS. FIRST CHOICE Drawing for Rosebud Lands Begins at Gregory, S. D. Gregory, S. D., Oct. 25.—Winner of j No. 1 in the Rosebud land lottery was Mary J. Kendall of Rapid City, S. D. The first ten names drawn were as follows: t. Mary J. Kendall, Rapid City, S. D. 2. Frank D. Boyles, Gregory, S. D. 3. William Rothmeyer.Makane.Mo. 4. Solon D. Johnson, Kellerville, 111. 5. Charles W. Cordes, Rapid City, S. D. 6. Richard O'Malley, O'Neill, Neb. 7. Leonard W. Ellmaker, Omaha, Neb. 8. George K. Laban, Newton, Kan. 9. Clement J. Daegling, Chicago. 10. Frieda Gudatk, Fairfax. S. D. TAFT ISSUES PROCLAMATION Thursday, Nov. 30, Designated as Day of Thanksgiving. Chicago, Oct. 31.—A day of thanks giving and prayer on Thursday, Nov. 30, was prescribed to the whole coun try by President Taft in his Thanks giving proclamation. Following a long statement of the country's reasons for tiianksgiving the proclamation sets forth: "I, William Howard Taft, president of the United States of America, des ignate Thursday, the 30th of Novem ber next, as a day of thanksgiving and prayer, and I earnestly call upon my county men, and upon all that dwell under the flag of our beloved country, then to meet in their accustomed places of worship, to join in offering praise to Almighty God and devout thanks for the loving mercies he has shown us." Rich harvests, industrial prosperity, enlarged markets, freedom from fam ine, pestilence and war are mentioned In the preamble of the proclamation. Kills Brother While Hunting. Galesburg, 111., Oct. 31.—Harry Nel son, aged eighteen, died in a hospital here from loss of blood caused from a gunshot wound. While hunting the boy was accidentally shot by an old er brother. The deceased is the soi of a prominent farmer living nee Woodhull, 111. SMO KE EL CENTO & LAMEDAILA Handled by Local Dealers PICKERING BARI WEATHERS & PICKERING, PROPRIETORS | - - 1 Dealers in | Fine Wines, | Liquors and | Fresh Cigars MAIL ORDERS SOLICITED I Prompt attiotion to out-of-town trade I-1