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Senators and Deputies of
France Elect Ray
mond Poincare
H Versailles, France Jan 17. Sena
tors and deputies of France arrived
rbrouRho.it Ihe forenoon today to take
part in the election of a new presl
m dent of the republic Preaidenl Fal
I I lieries' seven-year term expires on
if February 18.
Nominally 897 representatives ol
the people were entitled to vote to
day in the national assembly, con
vened in rhe ancient residence of the
kings nf France These official elecl
ors included deputies and 300 son
ators, but the number was reduced,
owing to the vacancies caused b
deaths and resignations or by illness
Hundreds Arrive on Trains.
Most of the senators and deputies
rame out from Pans on special trains
provided by the government and a
few arr.vcd in motor cars nr carri
ages With them came some 1.500 rel
atives and friends
Premier Raymond Poincare and
the members of his cabinet arrived to
gether some hours before tbe voting
began Jules Pams. the minister cif
agriculture, was not among them He
had sent to the premier early today
bis resignation and notification that
he had accepted the candidate fur
lit the president of the republic.
Premier Poincare immediately dos-
" j ignated Fernand David, at present
minister of commcrrp, to take over
also the portfolio of agriculture
It was thought on this occasion
owing to the multiplicitj of candi
dates that had been mentioned., that
several ballots would be necessary
1 According to the constitution If three
ballots are cast without a result the
candidate then holding the highest to
f tal of votes Is chosen as president.
Election on First Ballot.
Out of tbe nine presidential i l i
tions that have been held since the
5 foundation of the third republic In
1JJSJ 170 seven have been decided on the
first ballot Only at the elections erf
. Sadi Curnot in 1887 and of Felix
1 Faun- in iri." were two ballots neces-
I r?arv Earn ballot occupies almost
three hours, as the deputies and sen
ators are called upon separately in al
phabetical order to place their ballot
papers in the urns
Brilliant Decorations
II f The interior of the palace, w hicb
.I;i-ps frOTD tb time of Louis N i V
was brilliantly decorated. The floor
I i of the congress hall itself was ar
" Tanred with 900 chairs covered in
p r!rrk leath- r The members of the
w ! two chambers took their places in ac
cordance with their political group
ings Outside the palace in the spacious
grounds there was great animation
all day. the park being filled with
motor cars and carriages, while many
liveried domestics and thousands of
curious foreigners wandered about.
These were interspersed with mount -ed
troopers for the purpose of keeping
Special Wires to Paris
nB Twelve special telegraph wires had
ltS been laid from Versailles to Paris,
UjS; for the use of officials and newspa-
n per correspondents, and doens of
! special telephones wore installed to
clt insure rapid communication.
IlilS' The huffet of the palace was heav
iV i l v stocked with food and thousands
enii of bottles of mineral water
ifie The national assembly was opened
promptly at 2 o clock this afternoon
Ei by Antomn Puimst. president of the
senate, who read tbe decree of con
vocation in a loud, clear voice
Every inch of space in the g Bat
1 T hall rt;tf occupied. Nine-tenths of
I j the spectators in the galleries were
' ' women Ever-, body present was lis
tenmc with strained attention when
111 suddenly a thunderous voice in the
II J hall shouted
v e protest against
SThe rest of the phrase was lost I
in a tumult of cries and exclamations
The voice wa6 that of the Conserva- j
tkc deputy, the Marquis Albert de i
Dion, who, when the uproar had
somewhat Bubsided, started afresh: j
"W'e protest against the election of i
1 the president of the republic hv par-
j liametir instead of fcn the people "
eT The assembly was agitated anew by
a shout from a Sociallsl deputy,
Mn "Down with the emi I e
'tj The Republicans replied bv cheer- j
'Jr! ing "Long live the republic '
fctf1 Order Restored.
aft Senator fluids', v bo is a veteran
parliamentarian, gtaduallv restored
u order by admonishing the ssombly
Blew that gueh interruptions were dcplor
S able and futile, as well as being con-o'
' ra r I to the rules of what waK mere
! ly an electoral college, where motions
land speeches whatever their charac
ter, were not permissible
I First Ballot-
Premier Raymond Poincare re
ceived ::m votes and Jules Pams 338
votes on the first ballot for the elec
tion or another president of the re
public Another ballot was thus ren
dered necessarv. a8 neither retained
an absolute majoritv of the total
Second Ballot.
Premier Raymond Poincare obtain
ed 4LTI otes on the first ballot and
Jules Pams 327, according to the cor
rected result. A second ballot must
therefore be taken, the number nec
essary for election being I3S
Poincare Leads.
Premier Poincare led Jules Pant
his principal opponent, by more than
IO0 votes on the lirst ballot and was
within six votes of the neeessarv ab
solute majoritv for election
The details of the ballot were as
follow s
Raymond Poincare. lL,f. Jules
Pams. 3J7; Marie Eduardo Valllanl.
63; Paul Deschanel. i$: Felix Ribot
in. Leon Bourgeois. 4; Alexandre
Millerand 3; Alfred Mascuraud 2; I
Theopile Delcasse, 2; Anton Dubost.i
1. Henry Rochefort 1 blanks. E
The second ballot bean immediate
Poincare B'ected.
Premier Poincare was elected pres- j
idem on the second ballot
The result of the second ballot was:
Raymond Poincare 183, eletedi,
Julius Pams 29L Marie Eduard Yail
lant, 00.
Strongest Man in France.
Raymond Poincare, the new presi
dent of the French republic, is one of
the strongest men who have partici- !
pated In politics in France within re- J
cent years. He Is In his fifty-third j
year and has been in politics snce
his early youth having leen elected
deputy in 1877.
M Poincare has been a minister in I
many French cabinets, having served I
as minister ,of agriculture, minister j
oi public instruction, minister of fi
nance, and as premier
He was vice president of the cham
ber of deputies for four years He
became premier and minister of for
eign affairs on January M Inst year
Lawyer by Profession.
M Poincare is a lawyer by profes
BiOD He is also a prolific author
and is a member of the French acad
emy, which gives him rank as an ;
He made a great personal sacrifice
when he became premier, for he gave,
up an extremely lucrative practice at!
the bar. His eloquence is a proverb
In France and even his strongest po-
litical opponents express confidence
in t he honesty of his purposes.
Father and Brother Prominent.
President Poineurt's lather was a
prominent public official and one of
I his brothers also occupies a hich post
j In the government service.
Madame Poincare was Mmle Hen
rietta Benuccl, an Italian. She and,
her husband have occupied for many
ears an apartment on the Avenue
ides Champs Elvsee. and they will I
not have far to go when they leave
for the presidential residence, the i
1 Palace of the Elysee, on February IS I
Life-line to Ship Breaks
and Only a Few
Are Rescued
Oporto. Portugal, Jan. 17. -Contrary
I to previous reports only a few of
the 129 passengers of the British
steamer, Veronese, wrecked near here
vesterday. have been saved. The ship
si 111 is in a perilous condition and the
only life line to the shore broke after
only thirty-three women and children
bad been rescued
The sea. however, has become more
moderate and the salvagers are mak
ing eftorts to establish another life
. nu
Lockhaveu. Pa.. Jan. 17 Passen
gers on the Pennsylvania's Washing
ton flyer, which left Moston at 10 4fi
o'clock last night, had a narrow es
cae from death today when the train
ran inlo a boulder that had rolled off
the mountainside.
All but one of the string of steel
jcars were derailed and overturned
but tbe only erson injured was an
'express messenger.
I First Aid to
Your Pockeibook
It is the advertisements of reput
lacV able merchants and reliable manu-
facturers that appear every day in
1 But there le a class which preys
upon your pocketbook to a greater
extent than all the punishable
1 thieves in the world. The manu-
-rrt facturerw of adulterated foods
' worthier clothing, and unreliable
home needs DECEIVE you into be
lieving their products are of the
jod BEST, They are worse than com-
mon thieee. for they cheat you
out of health, home and much hap
piness Your greatest protection from
this class Is through the adver
tising of conscientious and honest
manufacturers who mark worthy
goods with a distinctive brand or
THE STANDARD advertlse
i ments are First Aid to Your Pock
etbook because they protect you
igalnst the unreliable products.
Head them closeh ami constantl;.
j every day. You will then be sure
i of purchasing honest goods at
honest prices "To know what you
want, is to get it."
Ex-Premier Sends Letter
-Arrangements for
Duel Are Made
Versailles, Fiance. Jan 17 Premier
Raymond Poincare vas insulted b)
former Premier George Clemenceati at
the opening today of the national con
gress for the election of a president
M Polucare- at once appointed Arts
tide Briand, the minister or Justice,
and U U Klotz, minister of finance,
to act as his seconds and to arrange
a duel
Considerable commotion was caused
by a siranucr seeking to obtain en
trance to the palace When he was
stopped by a gendarme and asked his
business he pulled out a revolver and
"This election should not take
He was at onee disarmed and ar
rested A number of other BUSpecU also
were taken Into custody The gov
ernment took unusual tnilltarv and
police measures along the railway
lines from Paris to Versailles, which
were guarded the whole distance by
military men posted at lutervals of
LOO ards.
Police and Troops Guard
V force Of I policemen drawn
from all cities of Prance was brought
here this morning; as well as de
tachments of troops of all arms, while
the garrison of Versailles vas con
fined to its quarters.
The incident between Poincare and
Clemencean arose out of a letter sent
by the former premier to M Poin
care, the contents of which were con
sidered offensive bj M. Poincare
Explanation Demanded.
The premier promptly sent his two
seconds to ask tor an explanation,
and unless this should prove satisfac
tory under the customs of France the
incident will result in a duel.
During the proceedings of the na
tional assembly George Clemenceau
made a satisfactory explanation to M
Briand and M Klotz, who had been
sent to him by Premier Poincare rel
ative to the letter he received last
evening from the ex-premier.
Incident Closed.
The incident is therefore consid
ered closed. Deputy A de Monsie and
Paul lloncour, former minister of la
bor, also quarreled in the porrldora
of the palace-of Versailles as a re
sult of which M Monsie sent h!s sec
onds to M Boncour.
C a s es Unequalled in
Medical Science All
Are Healthy
Easton. Pa. Jan. 16. A family in
which the mother and three children
are each provided with two hearts,
cases said to be unequaled In medi
cal science, has been discovered here,
according to Dr James BSorganstein
He has called several fellow physl
i urns In to examine the family and
tlu- have verified his statements
In each case he founJ both of the
hearts performing their functions, one
in each side of the chest. The moth
I er and children have always been
normally healthy, although they are
' confined at present by a chiekenpox
j quarantine. The woman Is Mrs. Bur
ton Perkins and her children are An
na, Allen and Doris, ageu 11 and
4, respectively. It has been arrang
ed that one of the children shall ap
I pear before the Northampton Coun
j ty Medicnl societv at Its next meet
ing for observation.
Prosperity Never Refore
Equalled in History
of Country
Washington. Ian 17. Prosrlty I
never before equalled in the hlstorv
;of the country marked the manu
facturing Industries of the United
'States during the calendar year of,
1912, according to B statement Issued!
today by the federal bureau of for- I
elen and domestic commerce The
bureau's statisticians based their
statements on importations of ma-
Iterlals used in manufacturing and on
I the movement of domestic materials'
Ifrom the point1; of production to thej
Values of materials lor manufac
I taring materlala imported reached
the record figures of more than $02,
1 000,000 during the year.
San Diego. Cal., Jan. 17. Coaling
the cruiser Denver for the run to Aea
pulco was begun Ibis morning at 8
o'clock from the navy collier Jus
tJn. It will take about eight ho'rs
to coal and the Denver may leave l or
th(. south late this afternoon
All other supplies arc on board
Consul Edwards reported to the
state department this morning from
ACBpulco thai there was no ehnnce I
In the situation therp and thai the
British warship Shearwater would
remain In port until conditions be
came normal, or the Denver arrived
The embassy at Mexico i n ie-
I porta an attempt at revolutionary out
break in the state of Tlaxcala, but
i that federal troopa have been dls-
( patched,
Denver to Sail.
Washington, Jan. 17. The cruiser.
i Denver ordered to Acapulco, Mexico
to protect Americans endangered by
the rebel Padillo and his baud, viii
steam ftom San Diego. Cal. todav. j
I The ship vvas to have sailed yester
day She will got to Acapulco In I
'about four days.
Trains Trapped Between
Bridges Burned by
Mexican Rebels
. .
El Paso.VTex., Ian 17 The miss
ing southbound passenger train of
I Wednesday and two troop trains Have
been trapped by the rebels burning
bridges on the Mexican Central rail
way below Juarez, It was learned def
initely today.
Among the marooned passengers
are many prominent American and
Mexican mining and cattle men. in
eluding Alberto Terrazas a millionaire1
j of Chihuahua.
Man Who Robbed Mail
Car Will Be Given
Ten-Year Sentence
: Kansas "itv, Jan 17. Wells
Launsberry of Medord. ure.. who
t last August robbed a Tnail ear oil "fi
I L'nion Pacific overland train, between
i Kansas City and Lawrence, Kan , wae
1 found guilty todav jn the federal
I court in Kansas City. Kan
The verdict was returned on one'
count According to the instruction1
of the court each count calls for aj
(sentence of ten years in the penlten- !
Sentence Deferred
Sentence was deferred. The plea
ol the defense was insanity The
I government introduced expert alien
ists, as well as citizens of Mediord.
Lounsberry s home, to refute that
' plea
Held Uo Six Clerks-
LounsberT) held up six mail clerks.
! forcing one to bind the others and
', blindfold them After rifling the reg
istered mall sacks and placing bis
loot in a bag. he stepped off the train
I at Lawrence, boarded it again a mo
ment later and bid In a Pullman
; berth, where he was captured by the
conductor and detectives as tbe train
Centered Topeka.
Constitutionality of Wis
consin Pure Food Law
to Be Tested
Washington, Jan 17 A fight be
fore federal and state pure food off I
jcials over the right of Corn Produce
'company of 20 Broadwav . y. to
label one of its products, as a corn
syrup rather than "glucose ' wag re
newed today before the supreme
! court.
The point in Issue was the consti
tutionally of the Wisconsin pure food
law. under which two crocers in that
state were fined for sellim; the com
panvs 'corn syrup not labelled in
'accordance with the slat law
Moscow Russia. Jan 17. A Russo
Amerlcan society was lorined here
today for the purpose of cultivating
mutual knowledge anions the people
of the two countries, to further trade
relations and to arrange an exchange
of visits.
The initiative in the matter was
taken by Consul General John H.
Snodgrass. professor Ivan Chrlsto
forovlc Qxeroff, of tbe University of
Moscow, and Professor David N Col
ovuln, of the Agricultural institute.
Washington. 'a" 17. Senator
iTownsend's resolution inatructlag
lttorne General Wickersham t0 iu
ivestigate alfairs of the Crow Indians
of Montanr. passed the senate todav
without debate or opposition.
President of a Steamship
Company Admits Shin
ping Trust Methods
Washington, Jan it. Atlantic
coast shipping trade is practically
controlled bj a combine or the At
lantn -oil! and Wesi India Sle.im
sliip company. New York and Porto
Ki o Steamship company t'lyde line,
Mallory line and Eastern lino, and th
Insular line, according to a. h Bull,
president Of the A. It. Bull Steamship
Company who testified today before
the bouse shipping trust committee
The combination. Mr P,ul said. op.
crated under agreements with the
railroads, bv which the railroads re
fused t" pro rati with any Indepen
dent lines on b-ss than full cargoes.
He added It was almost impossible
lot ;in Independent company to see.ur
wharfage facilities because the rail
road! owned or controlled the term
inals at most of the ports.
Played Football on Lot
With the Strange
Looking Package
New Turk, Jan 17. A dozen boys
nlav ing football with a pasteboard
box In a vacant lot in Brooklyn to
day sat down to rest after half an
hour's play
"That's a funny looking box,' said
one of them. "Let's see w hat's inside."
They undid the strings A four-davs-old
baby boy. naked anil to all
appearances dead, rolled to tbe
ground A policeman took it to a hos
pital Half an hour later it was crying
lustily. It will probably live.
Special Tribunal For
Hearing Civil Em
ployes1 Cases Urged
Washington, Jan 17. The creation
of a new court to deal exclusively
rllh the complaints and petitions of
,vil employes of the government is
suggested to eongress by the Nation-!
al league of Government Employes,
which closes lis annual convention
here today
Steps were taken to bring into the
organization all of the 3Sn,non men
in the various federal departments,
and charters for four new chapters I
of the organization were issued
The league's strenmh at piesent is I
said to be mainly in tne east audi
its membership includes government
workers in the navy yards, arsenaTs.l
proving grounds, powder station?,
customs houses and postoffices.
In advocating the addition of a spe
clel tribunal in the judicial system,
j George L. Cain ol Lynn. Mas- pres
ident of the league, insisted tiial some)
Mich arbiter, distinct from the civil
service commission, was necessary.
"Tbe purpose and duties of this
court." he said in bis annual report,
"would he to receive complaints from
civilian employes of the government
and to act officially on the same in
an expeditious manner, according to j
the law and facts presented by wit
nesses in an open hearing."
He would extend to the court Juris
diction over the matter of pay ana
No Bunny Hugging Al
lowed at the Wilson
inaugural Baii
Washington. Jan 17. William C.
I fiUStia chairman of the Inaugural
committee, held an Inaugural confer
ence with members of the committee
today over President-elect Wilsons,
letter suggesting that the committee
,,m-i. !e, the feasibilit) ol ittlns
'the usual inaugural ball. Me said the
.committee would dp all possible to
mee, the wishes of Mr Wilson The
president ele. fs loner had no.,
reached he committee except through
the press and formal action was de
ferred until the committee comers
I with Mr. Wilson.
heart dk was held on a house res
olution to hold the ball in the pension
b li Heating on a s.mliai reso-
view of Mr. WflaaM letter
Washington. Jan 1" Should there!
. i wugu'rsl ball, despite P .
dent elect Wilson's wish lo the con-1
trary, there may be no turkey 'rot
ting, bunnv bugging nor grizzly ear
ing. if It is held in the pension build
ing. Representative Roddenherry today J
offered an amendment to ihe resolu
tion authorl7inLr the use of the pen
slon office Which IS worded aS fol- I
"That the grant of the use ol the
pension building for the Inaugural
ball is expressly upon the condition
and with the limitation that for the
prevention of acta of public indecencv
the following Bo-called dances are
.absolutely haried and prohibited:
'"Grixsly bear gyrations: the bun
n hug tenderloin movement, the
turkey trot contortions, and all like
vulgarisms of the hooche cooche
dance aiir all similar forms of gym
unstir convulsive movements sugges
tive ot the degenerate rcvelric of
the segregated districts.'."
Doctor Hopes to Replace
Damaged Joints With
Silver Ones
Ban Francisco, .fan 17 Through
an oieration performed on a small
dog. Dr Milton Francisco Clark ol
this citv. believes he has discovered
a new method insurgery which will
make possible the substitution of sll-;
ver and diamond geared joints for;
damaged human swivels, and restore
the use of arms and legs to thousands '
of afflicted persons Dr Clark fitted
the dog with a ball and socket heel
joint of silver, with pivots of dia
monds yesterday, leaving all the:
nerves and tendons intact and fasten
ing the tendons in a way which he t
believes will give the dog the full use 1
of his leg
The dog came out of a state of
coma today and kicked vigorously
with the remade leg.
Dr. Clark Is the medical represent-,
ative of the King of Greece in San
Boston. Jan. 17. The lastinc of the
white race is involved tn tne ques
tion of the social evil, said Presi
dent Charbs W Kliot or -Harvard
-university., in an address at the City
rlub. last nisht "We have got to re
move this evil.' he continued, or this
country will not be ruled by the race
that is now here
'The family life of the white race
is at stake in its purity, healthful
ness ami fertility. We have tried the
policy of silence and the policy of
i segregation but there is no cure ex
cept the observance by men of the
same standards that almost all races
demand of their women. "
Great Earth Slides Are
Again Moving Men
Working Desperately
Washington, lau 17 -Great earth
slides have started again :n CulebrS
cut in the Panama canal, according to
information received here One of
the slides alone Is expected to throw
1,000,000 yardi of earth and rock in
to the canal, unless the steam shovel
j crews w ho are working desperately
succeed In checking it.
Another slide, at Cucuracha, which
v si supposed to have halted two years
ago, asain has beguu to move rapid
ly and the earth sank four feet in
I 17 minutes on the afternoon of a.Jn
! uary completely covering two rail
road tracks.
The engineers anticipated these
movements and had allowed for them
In their estimates, but it will take n
full month s work of the giant steam
shovels to get rid of the debris.
Ixis AnRcles Cal. Jan. 17. Mrs.
! Marcelina Bllsalda, if5 years of age.
and said to he wealthy, the oldest
woman In Los Angeies. concurred yes
terday in an application for a marriage
i license for herself and Pleasantino
I .eon. aged SO. The license was is
sued I. eon suld today he would attempt
to have a recent court order appoint -Ing
Mrs. Claudia Lugo, ber grand-J
daughter, the n?ed woman's legal j
guardian, set aside. Mrs. Lugo will
contest the action.
( olumbus. O, Jan It'. - The Ohio
senate adopted today the Joint reso
lution reaffirming Ohio's acceptance
of the amendment to the federal con
stitution providing for the direct elec
tion of United Stales senators
Loudon. Jan. 17. ''upturn Edgar
Miller, captain of the Hurllngham
Polo c lub. w ill sail for New York to
morrow to complete arrangements for
the polo matches for the internation
al cup.
Leader of Auto Bandits I
Stoutly Refuses to I
Reveal Names I
Chicago, Jan. 17 James A. Perrr,
Confessed leader of the band of auto-
I mobile bandits who have committed
a score ol daring robberies In the
past sixty days, ftrmlv refused todav
to reveal the identity of his asso- H
'There were four of us, but I'll nev
,er tell ihe names of tm pals," said (H
Perry. I have told all l am going H
to about ihese holdups."
Perry slept soundly after making a
confession or his career to Police
Captain Lavln and state's Attorney
Hoj ne las) night
Was a Switchman
Mrs Pearl Rathjen. who live In
the apartment building where Perry
i was arrested, told the police today
that he was working us a switchman
in Ce'daT Rapids, Is , when she met
him three years ago.
"I had no idea he was robbing peo
pie." she said "I thought he was
working nights in some respectable
! business "
Shot Policeman.
Admission of Perry that it was he,
who fired the shots at Policeman
Fred Stieken. who was wounded by
automobile bandits at West Monroe
street and Fifth avenue, led to a pus
z'ing situation, inasmuch as Stieken
already hid identified Allert Charest
and lanie Mitchell as the robbers H
who shot from the automobile. Mit- fH
chell and Charest have been booked
on 8 charge of assault to murder the JH
policeman, but both deny the accusa-
Walter Scott, 20 years old, arrest
ed with Perry, refused to talk with
the police. j
fn Hr
Disseminator of Deadly
Germs Again Taken ' Hj
to Hospital B
Sacra nienton. Cal.. Jan. 17. Harry
Olson, peramhualting typhoid incu
bator, is still hatching deadly germs
To his record of having caused SO
cases and three deaths another death
has just been added.
This beats, it is said, the record
of "Tvpboid Mary." famous in her
day In New York.
Between August, 1908. and Febru
ary, 1912, when he was a sailor on
the ship Acme, twenty-six men con
j traded typhoid fever from him and
three died
Olson vvas detained and isolated at
the United States Marine hospital.
Last October the doctors thought
they had conquered the army of or
ganisms, and Olson was freed under
probation. He got a Job on the steam
ler Noyo. hut not a month had elapsed
before two men were attacked with
typhoid fever One of them died.
Olsen was discharged to prevent a
mutiny among the crew, and he roust
now go back to the hospital for fur
ther treatment
Olsen may be subjected to an oper
ation for the removal of the gall blad
der. which has been found to act as
an asylum for germs
Sun Pranclsco, Jan. 17. R. C.
Thackar, former New York repre
sentative of the C'ahfornia-Atlautle .
Steamship company, the failure of
which was announced here January
4, applied yesterday to the state bar
bor commissioners for docking accoun
modations for the Luckenbach Steum
ship company, which be said immedi
ately would inaugurate a Jlrect freight
service between San Francisco and
Balboa, the western terminus of the
Panama canal Thackar Is vice pres
ident of the Luckenbach companv
Tbe steamships Pleiades and Lew -is
Luckenbach will be the first boats
on the new run Both are in port
awaiting cargoes The steamer LyTS
and one other vessel of about 6000
tons will be added within two months,
providing the biweekly service, in
competition with the American- 11a
wallan and Pacific Mail Steamship
Havana. Jan. 17. It is reported here
that Robert Orr, general manager of
the I'nited Railways of Havana, who
Is now in St Augustine. Fla., is con
ferrlng with Henry Flagler over
proposition to Install regular ferried
between Key West and Havana. It
Is proposed to transpott entire trains
across the straits of Florida.
oo Bfr
Seattle, Wash. Jan. 17.-Aulev
Cault, aged L'S years, killed his la
ther during a quarrel at the fatnilv
home at Hobart Uist night Thevoutig
man had begun to attack Tils mother
when the elder Qaull interfered and
-hot through the heart.

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