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Vol. V. ' Q Calumet. Houghton County, Michigan, Saturday. November 14, 1896, No. 6. RUSSIAN VESTS. The carmenta are made from tie bent domestic woolen fabric, lined through 0,t with all-wool fl unci and InUrltned both front and back wlh Textile Buck ,kla and they are Unpenetrable By the Cold. Tuejbaveadouble-breHKU'dlrontaodblKhr.iirtrtiancut about the neck, thin making tbem moHt tnoronicn tnnjr and throat protector. To persons who are easily subject to cold, and tboae who are exposed to the weather in driving, etc., we recommend them rery highly. HOUGHTON. ED HAAS & CO. CALUMET, Nobby Clothiers and Outfitters. BY BANDITS Do Not Succeed in Robbing th i ram, However. TIlttEE PEOPLE SERIOUSLY HURT. imu inner The Eagle Drug Store WJ C J ( J hounds have Ha jiiNt received a complete Mtock of the bent brand of fancy toilet .nap. on the market. They also keep a Cue line of perfume. Call and look over the targe assortment. -:Perseriptions -.- Compounded:-p With extra care and the tnot reasonable price charged for them. CLEMO & MITCHELL. Fifth Street. - - Red Jacket. DON'T READ THIS, The Wrec k and Attempted Robbery Occur Id a Lonely Spot Near Montgomery, Ala. Young Tough of Iliuhnell, 111 Arrest ed In Iowa Charged with the Itrutal Murder of a Vouug Lady The Record of Criminal Doiog. I Montgomery. Ala.. Nov. 14. Train i robbers held up and caused the tele Bcoplng of the 2:30 a. m. train from Louisville on the Louisville and Nash ville road Thursday morning. The train was bound for New Orleans and the holdup occurred at a lonely spot In a wild country four miles from this place. The engineer saw an obstruc tion on the track, but too late to stop his train, which went crashing; down a steep embankment. The ties were cut and the rails spread. The train, comprising two small coaches, a mall ar, and two passenger coaches, was completely wrecked. The track was torn up for fully 200 yards. Three per sons were seriously Injured. John Thwatt of Atlanta, bound for Dallas, Tex., was tho most seriously hurt. lulled I inter the t nr. Two other passengers were pinned moking tar and only after hard work were rescued, could not be ascertained. ame from Louisville. Blood- been set on the trail by the railroad detectives, but as yet no dew ha been obtained. Suspicion rests on a colored track walker, who was arrested near the scene. He claims to have been posted there by the com pany to watch for wreckers. He has been held. The damage will be fully loO.OOo. The wreck was not complete enough to satisfy the robbers, It Is thought, ns they failed to attempt to the wreck. There were too many survivors able to defend themselves. Unless You Need Them. $1.50 $2.00 $2.50 $15.00 enough or a Will purchase a length of beautiful all-wool waiting, for a man' panta, pant and vest, roan' coat boy' suit. win mirrtinufi nhoiit the same uuautitv in imported woolens, in t.ta t,i,. h.t thert I Home nice goods suitable tor Indie' coat. iciii TinrtLaon .nm nf the verv best, imported woolen and Ritfh twreil. In this lot notne of the lengths are enough for a ladieB' skirt. Will pm-chase a 123 overcoat, about 38 chest. Thi ia made of afinw F.neU-h Kersey, with a ullk velvet rollar; pist the coat VOl Mi Tontll A It RESTED. lie Killed ii i.'.vl I I'mbing Her Off a Tr.ilu. Hu lii'ston. Ia.. Nov. 14. V. hen Del bert lt-:il::hier of Uushnell, Ins., steppni nil the rui.mgt'jn passenger train h.-io Thursday he stepped Into the anus i f n waitijg policeman. His arrest wua caused by a ttlegram from the puller authorities cf Uushnell ask ing that he be arrested and held till an olilcer could arrive for him. On the arrival of the olHcer It was learned Ihit F.erkshler. who Is but 17 years old. Is (barged with the murder of a young girl of Uushnell named lay lor. It Is charged that while riding with iur op the platform of a passen ger train Rome ten days ago he kicked her off. causing her to rail oeneatn the wheels not far from Uushnell. Her tmiiu wnB comnletelv cut in ha.t at the hlns. hr death being lnetaniane ous. Young uerKsiiipr was uvn. to Uushnell for trial. He Is said to ne a member of a gang of tough men wno Infest Uushnell and whose actions are larirrlv Inspired by the reacing or m erature of the "Dead wood Dlcii styie that tailor that come from below charge f 40 for. A few misfit Tante rery cheap. OateS, The Tailor WrTickete to all Part of the World. . . Barrette Tailoring Co. . . Special Sale on $6 and $7 Pants. Suits and Overcoats $18 and upwards. Spe Miot and Robbed. Omaha, Nov. 14. "Blanche" Kenne dy, a well-known man about town, was shot twice and rotteu 01 in . and some valuable diamonds at the door of his apartments In South Omaha . nVi.Mk Fridav morning. Me is rtnlnf n liv but not necessarily danger ously hurt. Kennedy did not noiu nm hands up quick enough and the shots were fired. Kennedy feu ana wasseiseu and robbed. Mfe Sentence for Conrad. TUomnlneton. Ills.. Nov. H.-tnri Conrad was Friday sentenced to prison for life for the murder or wmiam uope. n.v. r nromlnent farmers near r-ai.viiiA and last spring Conrad dur- i- ni.orr stabbed cope, wno uieu UK v.-..-. ... . fow moments. Ex-Oovernor r ner, i- -A'm nttnmov. will make a motion for a new trial. aed lit Way Out of JU Toledo, O., Nov. 14-Frank Crawford. jail here at an eariy nour cial attention given to repairing uniforms , -rS n.c.n irttlnir himself to the tn-ound with a auilt. He una in jau ior iu.v. and Is a dangerous criminal. tattle Thieve Freed by m Mob, ,.,. i. T.. Nov. 14. C. C. Holton i t A Khenaru. uromiiiviiv men who were recently convicted of wholesale cattle stealing and sentenced to five years In trie pvnutnuii. ., .id of a masked mob have escapeu from jail. . Hotel Dolroed Hre. .eMium.nnrt. fa.. Nov. 14. The Ul g st !:otei at feinetmoit was destroyed w.. Thursday. A boarder namea Vhlte left the lamp burning In his ho went to work and an .t...inn followed. The boarders maae narrow escapes in mtn Tl r.i,.mr a son-tn-law of Mrs. Sowers, the proprietress, propped dead i- v.. ..on from ine ournm llesldes the hotel u"u ' " and a business duiiuiok - r. destroyed. The loss win oe auoui $13,000. . Narrow Ecape of Five Men. jov. 14. The tug L. Johnson tnppea on n. - steamer V. ! ''""u", t" -.. .7 . - tho ninnin CI me " " . . ... t..i.i mnmlnir. Her crew M v. .nen ""? 'n'0..,;' "''-I .!Z i. v w.vea. nearly frozen and W III) v " f thoroughly exliausted Will Be Eseunted In Ilao. vi- Nov. 14 The mother WEAKNESS OF THE TEXAS. If the Late Accident Had Happened at Hen fche Would Have Hunk. Washington, Nov. 14. The Inquiry which Is proceeding at the New York navy yard behind closed doors into the circumstances vnder which the Texas aank at her dock recently, it Is re ported here has brought to light a further startling structural weakness in the ship. It was noted here with surprise that the telegraphic reports of the sinking of the Texas showed one engine room filled through the water tight doors, closing it off from the adjoining engine room. This led to In vestigation and it has been found that the bulkheads separating the ship Into supposedly water tight compartments are ao light they sprang under the pressure of watr and caused great leaks. Although the magazine Is sepa rated from the engine rooms by a con tinuous bulkhead without a door open ing H was soon filled by the water which ran around the edges and through the seams of the metal. A naval expert Is authority for the state ment that If the Texas' sea valve had broken as It did, out at sea. the vessel would surely have foundered owing to the filling of the bulkhead and doors KNIGHTS OF LABOR. Constitution Changed to I'enult OrganUa- tton of Mluore. Rochester, N. Y., Nov. 14. In the meeting of the general assembly of Knights of Labor Friday the entire morning session was taken up by the committee on laws, and at the noon re cess this committee still had the floor. The principal measure passed was the changing cf the contitutlon In regard to the formation of Junior assemblies. Thla permits he organization of per sona from 14 to 21 years of age into junior assemblies. The report as passed will now be submitted to the referendum. The assembly also decided to take legal steps to restrain other labor or ganizations from using, the property and name of the Knights of Labor, se cedera from the knights having In some cases taken the name and property of that order upon the formation of a new organization. A telegram was received from Cleveland. O., signed by members of the Altrurlan club, now In session there, sending fraternal greetings to the general assembly. Menmer Three Friend Lllieled. Jacksonville. Fla., Nov. 14. The steamer Three Friends, which was seized at the mouth of the St. John's river laBt Saturday evening by the revenue cutter Houtwell, acting under orders from the treasury department at Washington, through the collector of the port, was formally libeled ar.d attached Friday. The boat is now In charge of a deputy marshal. The li bel Is under section 5.263 of the revised statutes which provides against the fitting out of an armed vessel to cruise or to commit hf UliU against, sub jects or property of any foreign coun try with which the united estates is at peace. Are Entirely Fain. Washington, Nov. 14. Mr. Dupuy de Lome, the Spanish minister, Friday, In response to an inquiry as to the re- nnrta of notes passing between the United States minister at Madrid. Mr. Taylor, and the authorities there, showed the following cablegram from the minister of foreign affair at Mad rid: "The cablegrams from New York and Washington published In London, referring to supposed notes of Mr, Taylor and the Spanish government. .r entirely false. There Is not the slightest foundation for such rumors which are undoubtedly of filibustering origin." tM-untlonnl fcene In Court. St. Joseph. Mo., Nov. n. Tnere was sensational scene In the criminal court here Thursday morning. A wit ness testified that Attorney James Moran had given her $32 to leave the state and not appear In a case. Moran admitted that he had tried to settle the case in that way. Judge Culver in structed the grand Jury to Investigate the case and return Indictments. Moran Is a prominent attorney and a member of the lower house of the Missouri leg Islature. HELL m CTAMED Sensation in the Cass of the Al leged Dynamiter. 31VSTi:iM0tS WITNESS IN (UHIT. You Burn Money when you waste fuel Try our . New Era Radiator for heating the upper rooms FRANK B. LYON, Do You Want to Build a House? B. If So, So BAJARI & ULbfc i H SS: Contractor, and Bolldem, and Dealer. In AH Kind, of Lumhnr finfth. Doors. Moulding, Aiso Brick and Lime. In fact everything In the Inmber line, and of the Terr beet and latent pattern. r,7n? Havana0' l e ws deported to l.V but wflf be returned to Havana for execution. South PaVnla fr Kryan. . v-11- s n.. Nov. 14.-The lie- iVrn surrender the state to the Kyan " ectoV; Tby about 400 majority. iv- un the state officers. Pioneer Voter at a Unniiet. Hartford, .Conn.. Nov. 14. Thirty three men. each 77 years or age, sat ai dinner at the United States hotel Thursday afternoon. They were the members of the Harrison Veteran as sociation, and had voted for General William Henry Harrison In 1840 and for his grandson. Penjamln Harrison, in 1R88 and In 1J92. The dinner was given to celebrate the election of McKlnley and Hobart. for whom each of the vet erans voted. LauKh at the Story. St. Taul. Nov. 14. Among those In v.i. irv wno are wen inrormea on catholic affairs the story about dla clplining Archbishop Ireland Is laughed at be Ira spoken c.r as ine concoction pf those who were on the defeated plde In the recent election, ana seeic mis means of getting at one to whom they .rtit some of the Influence that brought about that result. May Wheat S1.U3 L2. Ran Francisco. Nov. 14. Wheat In the local market reached the highest point Friday morning touched since 1891. and S cents higher than the hlgh- rwint reached three weeks ago. It rmened strong and closed very excited May opened at i.tu per ceniai. wna high at $l.G3v. ana ciosea at ii oa-f; December opened at $1.56Vi and closed at $1.5TU- Latet from Kentucky. Frankfort. K), Nov. 14. The ofnclal counting of the vote shows that Cash. the first elector on tne ticKei tor ic Klnley and Hobart. has ilS.054. Smith, the hlchest of the Dryan and Sewall elctors has 217.736. Smith defeats the lowest McKlnley elector. McKlnley-. plurality Is 258. taking the two highest votes. ( utM Not To IU Hold. via.tri.l Nov. 14. Premier Canova declares he knows nothing of a propo Minn for the sale of Cuba to the Insur gents. He says the Idea is aDsoiuiciy absurd and Impossible, and not to l entertained for a moment. Itarat Free delivery. Washington. Nov. 14 -Hural free de livery has been established at Sun Pratrla. in Dane county, Wis. The ex periment will be trld with four car riers there. lie ! Ill Name a ".lone." and Jaj He Ha lleeu .Making liijiilri lor the lirltUU Ooverumeiit IU'11 latr H lieu the Witi .Vipar ".lumV Mint le Juiik iI uu li ixli rK.uiato" i lu- tru t.uii.." London. Nov. 1 1. louring Hi.- exam ination Fliday ut ll.e liuw str. et police court of fcdwaid J. Ivory.aaas Kdard L'ell, the lush-American uln.n-keeper of New York, and alleged dynamiter, there was an exciting feature. Ivory was arrested two months aio at Clan go. arid since that time has been brought up once a week for examina tion, only to be remanded to unother day. Friday, however, a witneBJ who gave his name a Jones," was exam ined. When this man appeared in the box lvory'B face thowtd consternation. The prisoner seemed to be completely staggered by the appearance of "Jones," who it la understood, has for years been Identified with the Clan-na-llael and ether Irish-American socIj ties. The prosecution expec.ed that Jones" would unravel the secret story ot the physical force movement. Employed by the iritlh tioci uu nt. Replying to questions upon the part of C. F. Gill, who piotecuted lor tne treasury deoai Inient. Jones" ald he was a native of Armagh and wasi em ployed by the UrltUh government to make inquiries at Manchester in 18UJ and that in 18'Jl he was tent to Amer ica, where he continued his Inquiries. In November, 18J1, "Jonea" continued. he entered the employ of wholesale grocers In New York city and remained with them until lwu. when he opened a business of hia own. "Jones" re mained in New York until September of the present year, all thla time, ap parently, making inquiries ' for the Jirltlsh government. He auueu mat early in 1VJ he met William Lyman (president of the Irish National alli ance), and Inland in New York city, and learned of the exUtance of the Irish nationalists' organization, known among It members as the "United Irish" or "T. 11., whose executive body. "Jones" further atatea, was known by the letters "D. A. Continuing. "Jones tald that onin- structions ' he joined me oi-Kumwuun and was initialed into a camp known as the "Shamrock club, among those present at his Initiation being Lyman, Holand, Gallagher, Kearney and Tynan. They afterward, "Jone." added, formed a new "camp, wnicn a called "The Nally club," tne mem bership of which Included Mearns and Nolan, who had been connected wun an explosion in Dublin. Treasurer of the "Nally Club." Jones" further slated that he was elected treasurer of "The Na:ly club," whose meetings. It appears, were or the most secret description, the "dis trict orders" being burned after being read, and after initiation the members were known by a number, ran ot tni subscriptions, the witness also testi fied, were contributed to a revolution ary fund ar.d calls were p.aa. tor money to pay for celebrations of the death of the "Manchester martyrs" and to aid the convicted dynamiters. Replying to further questions. Jones" said that while on nia way o the Chicago convention of 1895 Kear ney Introduced the prisoner Ivory, to the witness as a "broiner. iynan mid o Donovan Rossa. according to "Jones." were present, and Tynan said that Ivory belonged to his "camp" and had been known to him in uuunn pre vious to ISS'i. "Jours'" rear of rubllclty. Jon-s" caused a semsatlon during the court proceedings by suddenly ad dressing the magistrate and saying: A reporter Is taking a sKeicn oi me. I fear for my safety." The maRtstrate. Mr. augnan. men ordered the reporter to desist, but a prison attendant soon afterward said to the magistrate: A reporter is writing a description of 'Jones.' " The magistrate thereupon sierniy re marked: i will not allow even a written De scription of the witness to be made." After the close or tne proceru s Jailer remarked to a representative of the Associated rress: Jones' Is a dead man. i am giau I am not In his shoes." Incident si the Hure Show, v..- York. Nov. 14 During the ex ercising hour Thursday morning at the horse show Rawlln L-ownea or waier- bury, Conn., was thrown from his mare. Klttv I.. and was sugiuiy nun. i.mei In the day Lnaries nusicu ui . was upset in his tu;.Tgy. out receives no Injury. The variety, actress wno was refused admittance Wednesday night made another vanl attempt to ride Thursday afternoon. The horse was equipped with a man's saddle, and she was attired in aivkiea sains ana tan-colored lox coat. Lake Meamrr Mllng. Toronto. Ont.. Nov. 14 Vesselmcn here are very anxious as to the safety of the steamer Arcalia. which left Fort William for Montreal with a cargo of wheat on Nov. ine vceei n nui reached Fault Ste. Marie, which ordin arily only a run of thirty-six hours. She carries a crew of seventeen men. nil cf whom are Canadians. In addi tion to her cargo fhe carries supplies for the lighthouses on the lakes Three McKlutey Fleeter from Pelaware. Wilmington. Del.. Nov. 14 Governor Watson Issued a proclamation Friday declaring that alt cf the votes cast for James O, Shaw and James O. Shaw, Sr., for presidential t lectors shall count for James O. Shaw, as his name was on several ballots In two ways. Thl will send three Mc Klnley electors fn in Delaware to the eKctoral college, llulldt r TrUI r the Iowa. Philadelphia. Nov. 11. The battleship Iowa made lfl.27 knots an hour on her builders' trial trip Friday. Her guar antee speed was sixteen knots an hour for four hours, and her builders receive $50,000 for each quarter knot in excess of sixteen knots on her ofSlclal trial Ulp, which Is yet lu be made. CURRENCY COMMISSION. , It Mar Ho Looked loon with Faor at Thla tMloa of CongreM. Washington, Nov. 14. During the last Besslon of congress Representative Heatwole of Minnesota introduced a resolution providing for a non-partisan currency commission. By Its term, the president should appoint nine citlxens. eminent in trade, political economy. and banking, to act with the comptrol ler of the currency, as a commission of experts to offer recommendation, for needed changes In "our present inade quate banking system" and to report Its recommendations to congress. This resolution, It la said, may be pressed during the coming session of congress, especially In vlw of the fact that con siderable discussslon has been engen dered as to currency legislation In the next con Kress. It is known that tne banking and runwuy committee of the house, to whom the -Heatwole resolu tion was referred, was not favorably Impressed with it. because the commit tee believed itself competent to evolve a satisfactory currency scheme. A. nothing was accomplished In the last session, it Is now possible that a cur rency commission may be looked upon with favor, especially as the prospect of definite financial legislation i. some what remote. National W. C. T. U. in Session at St. Louis. DELEGATES MilBEIt ABOUT 500. VOTE OF. CONFIDENCE. It It r tutted la tho French Chamber of ' Oeputtea. Paris, Nov." 14. The Republican newspaper, are unanimous In express ing the opinion' that the proceedings In the chamber of deputies Thursday evening resulted In the utter collapse of the Radical leaders' plans and In an undoubted victory for the Mellne cabinet, whose majority of 324 yeas to 225 nays on the demand for the vote of confidence Is clearly Republican In character. The newspapers attribute the result to the lack of skill of M. Mirman. the socialist deputy for Rhelms. who at tacked the government for forbidding the congress of school teachers, etc., and to the fickleness of the speech of M. Bourgeolse, the late premier, who denounced the conduct of the bishop, and said that the Catholic congress had a political aim and was directed against civil society. TorklHh Reform llaro Ilegnn. Paris, Nov. 14; At a meeting of the French cabinet Thursday M. Haneta. the minister for" foreign affairs, an nounced that the execution of the re forms had been commenced at Con stantinople. He added that all the persons taken Into custody who were believed to be Innocent have already been released, and he confirmed the advices from Constantinople to the ef fect that the official summary of the reforms to be put Into execution by the Turkish government has been pub lished and that the provincial authori ties have received Instructions to exe cute them Immediately. Hawyer-t phaui Wedding. Madison. Wis., Nov. 14. The mar riage of Miss Caroline Upham. young est daughter of Governor and Mrs. W. H. Upham, and Mr. Phlletus Horace Sawyer, only aon of Mr. and Mr.. Ed gar P. Sawyer of Oshkosh. took place at the executive residence here at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon. The cere mony was performed In the bay win dow of the east parlor of the executive residence, which was beautiful In white and green, under an awning of emilax studded with white roses, carnations and chrlsanthemums. The groundwork of the room was of palm nd ferns. Free Thinkers In Convention. Chicago. Nov. 14. Free thinker, from all over the United States and from England were present at Wash ington hall, 70 Adams street Thursday morning, at the annual congress of the American Secular Union and Free Thought federation. The assembly was especially honored by the presence of George W. Foote. editor of the Lon don Free Thinker, president of the British Secular society, and successor of Charles Bradlaugh, and also of Charles Watts, vice president of the society. ' House Committee on Appropriation. Washington, Nov. 14. The commit tee on appropriations of the house will meet on Nov. 30 to begin the prepara tion of the appropriation bills for the (nm nr session. The committee will divide Itself Into subcommittees on the various bills and endeavor to have the different measures ready to report at an early date after the opening of con gress. The appropriations committee will have a week', time before con gres convene. In which to work on the bills. - Are Fighting for Cuba. Frankfort. Ky., Nov. 14. Informa tion has been received here at last cor roborating the rumor that Henry and Dalton Arnold, formerly of this city, who were supposed for two years past to have been drowned In Biscayne bay. Florida, are in the Cuban army. The news come, through Hon. Robert Wlckliffe of New Orleans. They are serving under General Garcia. Girt Break Ont of a Convent. St. Louis. Nov. 14. Three girls es caped from the House of the Good Shepherd by breaking a couple of locks, sliding down the water spout from the third floor to the yard and then climb ing over tho high wall w hich surrounds the Institution. Two of the girls. Anna i.arkln and Isabel Poland, were ar rested a few hours after they escaped. The third party is still at large. Corner-Mone Laying. Jacksonville. IH". Nov. I4.-At the Illinois college Tnursday occurred the laying of the corner-stone of the Jones memorial library building, the magnifi cent present of Dr. H. K. Jones, the profersor of mental and moral aclence. In the college. The building was cou pled with a liberal addition to the en dowment ot the instltutlon. Schooner Driven Ahoro. Cleveland. Nov. 14 The schooner Rrenton was driven ashore Just east r,f the river rlcra Friday morning In a terrific storm of wind and snow. The life saving crew succeeded aner mucn dilllculty In rescuing the crew of five men. The schooner 1 pounding hard and will soon be a total wreck. Illlt a ( aadidate for fenater. Galena. Ills., Nov. 14 The Galena n...oit. mibllshes an Interview with Congressman Hltt. in which he author ise, the use of hi. name ae a candidate for United State, senator. I . - koaue of the PUtlnquUhed Worker In Philanthropic Fields Who Are lu Att.ud Me The First Session Called to Order by Natluaal President Miss Francis Will ard Point la Her Address-Letter lie eelved frwsn Lady Henry nomerset. St. Louie. Nov. 14. The twenty third annual convention of the national Woman'. Christian Temperance Union opened In Music ball Friday with the greatest attendance of any one previ ously held. At least five hundred ac credited delegates were present ana as many more visitors from every por tion of the country. Among the dis tinguished workers in philanthropic fields in attendance are Miss Agnes E. Hock of England, secretary of the World's W. C. T. U.; Mrs. Maud Booth of the American Volunteers. Mrs. Gwyneth Vaughn of Wales. Miss Rebecca Kurkortan of Armenia and Rev. F. D. Greens, secretary of the Armenian relief committee. New Tork. Three .esslons a day for five day. will be beld during the convention. Called to Order by Bliss Wlllard. It wa. considerably after o'clock, the hour scheduled for meeting, when Miss Francis Wlllard. national presi dent, called the gathering to order. Previous to thla all the women Identi fied with the "original crusade" were called to the platform. As Miss Wlllard stepped to the front she was received with a salute of waving handkerchiefs. The exercises began with the reading, responttlvely, cf the crusade psalm, the 146th. Mrs. Henrietta L. Monroe, pres ident of the W. C. T. U. of Ohio, of fered up a prayer, the delegates stand ing. After the singing of the crusade hymn "Oive to the Winds Thy Feara" the roll of ex-ofllclo members by the recording secretary, Mrs. Clara C. Hoff man of Missouri, wa. read. The report of the executive commit tee wa. then made. It was In effect a report of what had been done at the meeting of the committee Thursday. and related to the work of the con vention and the national union. It was decided to make March 20, birthday of General Neal Dow, a prohibition rally day. Mis WilUrd' Address. There was some more singing and Miss Wlllard then made an address. She said her annual address w as partly prepared when the call came to work for the Armenian refugees In Mar seilles, and since that time It ha. been Impossible for her to complete her message. She therefore gave a famil iar talk to the delegates. Mention waa made of the previous convention held Were In ltt, and Miss Wlllard added: "We have marched far since then, the alignments of partle. having changed, the labor movement ha. ta ken on proportion so vast that no one speak, lightly of It any more, the peo ple are forging their way to the front, misguided often, making pitiful path. In the wilderness, following false lights and relegating the fight for a clear train to the Spartan band of Prohibi tionists, when if labor would win It must make the temperance reform the ark of God to be born in the very van of Its swift gathering army. fat l p All Night. "In 1S92 some of ua sat up all nlsht with the committee on resolutions of the great labor convention, with Its thousands of delegates, pleading with them to put a prohibition and a home protection plank in their platform, and they would not." The speaker said that prohibition In politics has been. Is now, and Is to be, the embodied protest of the home agalr.fct the saloon. When the white ribbon women plighted their faith to the movement. It had polled only 10.000 votes. In 1SS4 the number rose to 150. 000. and had gone on slowly Increasing until 2S0.00O had been gathered, but ow ing to the great controversy concerning the free coinage of silver this party, like every other, had split In twain In the memorable year of 1896. and the vote' had fallen off to about 200,000. out of 14,000,000 ballots. Miss Wlllard touched on the work done , for temperance In the .everal states, and then spoke of the Armen ians and of the excellent work done by Mr.. Stevens of Maine, Mr. Fessenden and Miss Blackwell of Massachusetts In finding homes for the refugee, .ent over by herself and Lady Henry Som erset. Letter from Lady Henry Somerset. "A letter from Lady Henry Somerset of England wa. read. It wa. ad dressed: "To my comrade, of the na tional W. C. T. V." and said In part: "I profoundly regret that the compli cations here In the enterprise to which I am pledged and the duties growing out of my son's recent marriage and my mother's Impaired health, render It Impossible for me to cross the ocean this autumn, that I might receive the Impetus and Inspiration always Im parted by association with my Ameri can sisters of the white ribbon. It Is a. certain a. anything In thla chang ing life can be that I .hall attend the World's W. C. T. U. convention In Canada next autumn, and I am earn estly hoping that your annual meet ing may be held In some city not so far away but that I may be able to be present at that great gathering as well as the biennial. The caus? of Armenia Is deeply enshrined In all u hearts and I feel sure that you will plan broadly and wisely to comfort those whose unspeakable calamities should open to them the door of evtry Christian heart and home." Soft Coal Operators' Doings- New York. Nov. 14. The meeting of the presld.nts of the Ohio soft coal railroads has adjourned. It wa decided -to restore the old tariff, which had been cut from 40 to 50 per cent. The advance In state hnslnrs goes Into effect Nov. $4. The Ohio coal operators will meet at Columbus on Monday and Tuesday of next week to Indorse the action taken by the railroads. CI rand Juror List To Ue Itcvlsed. New Yolk, Nov. 14. The board of commissioners of grand Jurora haa agreed to th. demand tf the Knight, cf Labor and American Federation of i.hAf that the list from which grand I Jure, are selected be revised- Yard at Foot of Portland Street oral 1ft ell Bryan stronghold.