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Don't deepair evir poor business. Despair never did and never will help. Ad vertise in The News. It count. It moang succete. no Don't despair over poor buainosi. Dotpalr navar did and navar will ha I p. Ad vertiaa in Tha Newe. It counts. It means success. VOL XIX. CALUMET HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY AFTERNOON SEPTEMBER 9, 1910. NO. 258 lo. BIG CAR FERRY GOES DOWN IN LAKE MICHIGAN . vis, fain Sinks Twenty Miles Off Sheboy gan, and There are Conflict- 1 ing Reports as to Loss of Life ONE REPORT SAYS 39 DEAD Only Threa Savad According to Mil waukea Advicat, Whila Luding ton Raport Says Twanty Lost Their Lives. Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 9. The Fero Marquette car ferry No. 18 sank In Lake Michigan, 20 miles off Sheboygan at 7:30 o'clock this morning. Thirty-nine members of the wero drowned. Only- three crew were (saved. Conflicting Reports. Detroit, Mich., Sept. 9. Tho of ficers of the steamship line Insist none of the crew of car ferry No. 18 drown ed. Twenty Dead, Says Ludington. Ludlngton, Mich., Sept. 9. A wire less message from a passing steam er placed the number dead In the car ferry disaster at twenty, includ ing alt the officers. Crew of Fifty Aboard. Ludlngton, iMJich., Sept. 9. Later Tho disaster to Car Ferry No. 18 oc curred 20 miles north of Tort Wash ington, Wis. The causo of the sinking has not yet 'been ascertained. The lost vessel carried a crew of fifty men nnd had on 'board two lady passengers, said to "be from Saginaw. Of these, twenty were drowned. The boat was valued at 1400,000 and Us cargo at ? 150,000. North Dakota Victims Drowned. Newport News, Va., Sept. 9. Ac cording to the men landing at Old Point Comfort from the battleships, tho three men who mot death aboard the North Dakota yesterday were not killed by the explosion but were drowned when tho fire room was flooded to prevent the spread of the flames and explosion of the magazine located Just over the fire. The bodies were recovered when tho compart ment was pumped out. KING GIVES PRAYER BOOK. Anglican Church, in Canada Holda Bicentenary Celebration Annapolis Royal, N. S., Sept. Notable representatives of the Angli can Church In England, Scotland nnd the United States, as well as delegates from every diocese In Canada, took part In tho celebration here today of the bicentenary of the Church of England and Canada. This place was appropriately selected for the cele bration, as it was here that the first regular services In Canada according to tho use of tho Church of England were held. The Bervlce was one of thanksgiving for tho capture of the fort by the British troops under Gen eral Nicholson. A magnificent prayer boo- 'ias been presented fijy King Oeorge V the lo cal Anglican church In cor. emora tlon of tho bicentenary anniversary. Tho volume is bound In red Niger morocco, nnd is elaborately inlaid, gold tooled, and set with amethysts. The chief feature of the design on the front cover Is a cross, composed In In terlaced lines, with the monogram I. II, S. inlaid In the center. The pre sentation of the prayer book was made today by the Bishop of London, who has been one of thcjcadlng Par ticipants In the bicentenary exercises. WILL ATTEND U. OF M. Fourteen-Year-Old Siamese Boy Will Study Medicine. New York, iSept 9. Awaltlng the Immigration routlue to take Its course at Kills IsAmd la awarthy youth of 14 years, Henry Hleka. who came all tho way from Slam to study medicine In the University of Michigan that he may go back as a practitioner among the people of his native land. Taken from the steerage of the Teu tonic, where he traveled to save ex pense, Hicks, although Tie produced a railroad ticket to Ann Arbor, four pounds of English money and a draft on an Ann Arbor bank for 148. has been held for two weeks -because he Is under IB years of age. unaccompan ied by either parent, and "likely to be come a public charge." The youth said his father was an Welshman who 'dice! recently, leav ing a fund of $3,000 for his education. His storv Is so straightforward that the cash has been referred to the de partment of commerce and lahor, which will verify tho amount of his Inheritance. DIES ON BOARD TRAIN. nt. While the i train NO. O Denver & HW ranu was moving over Tennessee ' r Kmvr nresumably Jrom Ottuirrwa, Iowa, died suddenly from GAYNOR . IIE'SQKDIDATE BRANDS STORY IN NEW YORK PAPER HE IS AFTER GOVERN OR NOMINATION AS FALSE. New York, Sept. 9. I.Ntyiyor Gayno? refused to discuss for publication a report recently published In a New York morning newspaper that ho Is a receptive candidate for the Democratic I'omli'.utlon for governor of tnts state but the New York World will quote him as denying authoritatively ithe truth of audi a rejtort. Uoth the mayor's personal and ex ecutive secretaries are former World reporters. The denial Is as follows: "I speak formyself. No one l au thorized to speak for me. If anyone is 'olng so It la under false pretenses. I have not discussed politics with any body and will not do ko. I am still a sick man and am trying to get well. I have no Interest In politics. If peo ple continue to bother me about such matters I will go away where I can have o u let. "No political leaders have Wen to) see me. If anyone had done so I would not have listened to him. The Accent people of New York know that I am a sick man and am trying to get well." The above Is the first utternnco of politics attributed to .Mayor Gaynor since he was shot in the neck by James J. Gallagher on the morning of August 9. .. ... - KEtfEOTDGES OSBORN SUPPORT DTFEATED CANDIDATE CON GRATULATES SOO MAN OS BORN FLOODED WITH CONGRATULATIONS. Detroit, Sept. 9. The plurality of Chase S. Osborn for the Republican nomination . for governor has grown to 31.000, with tho prU'ilbllity of at taining still larger figures before all the belated returns come In. Town pend's majority over Burrows for the senatorial nomination also is Increas lng and now promises to exceed 40, 000. Burrows has carried only seven counties. John Q. Boss of Muskegon has carried Wayne county by a plu rality of 5,000 In the race for the nomination for lieutenant governor. Kalley Pledgee Osborn Hia Support. Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Sept. 8. Chase S. Osborn this afternoon re ceived the following message from Patrick II. Kelley: "The contest Is over and you have won. riease ac cept my congratulations on your nom ination. Now for a united party for the November election." Osborn Gets Many Messagea. Mr. Osborn Is literally swamped with congratulatory messages and offers of support. Thousands have r.mired In since it became known that he was the choice of the Republicans mr chief executive of tho state. Kvery nook and corner of the Wolverine commonwealth Is represented, as well as every state in the Union, and tney rnme from men in every walk of life Mnniiom in the state did a candi date for office receive such an over vote as did Chase S. Os hnrn In fhlnnewa county, wnne MuBselman got two to the combined one of Osborn and Kelley in Kent, his xnnntv nseorn here , got over ton to one. combining his opponents Oahorn recc ved Z.474, tt.euey 109 and Musselman 142. JOHNSON FOUND GUIITY IN THE CIRCUIT COURT The turv In the case of Soloman Johnson, charged with assault with Intent to murder, the complainant be ing his sister-in-law, Matilda jonn on at 3 o'clock this afternoon re turned a verdict in tho circuit court r tiiIHv Tho case was hard fought on both sides. TRAIN KILLS TWO MEN. Wntrtown. S. D., Sept. 9. II. II. Hagen, aged 32, a Minneapolis and at fl Tnilway section foreman. nn,i v V rattlek. aged 20, a sec tion hand, were killed by a passenger train In tho local yards today. Hagen htmaoir from the train when their hand car was struck by the pas ,...- mln nnd Attempted to save Tattlck. In that way ho lost hla life HAVE YOU 20 CENTS MORE? Washington. D. C. Kept. 9. Every one In the IT. S. should have twenty cents more this month than he had lust. There were J3.tr.fi.72e. 847 In circulation September 1 and the na tion's wealth per iraplta was then 154.83. The other twenty centa la ac counted for y the Increase of about ventv-two millions In circulation Murine the month. There was a large Increase In the deposits of gold. tl AM LTON CLUB IS WROUGHT UP OVER INCIDENT orimer Has Hosts of Friends Among Membership and Rum blings of Revolt are Heard From Them Now WILL RESIGN If HE DOES So Far, However, He Has Not An nounced He Will Leave tha Or ganization Because of Roots velt'a Rebuke. Chicago, 111., Sept. 9. Tho Hamil ton Club was greatly wrought up to day, following the Roosevelt-Lorimer Incident of yesterday. Lorlmer has a host of closo friends In the club and from these today came rumblings of revolt nnd readi ness to rebuke President Batten for accepting Roosevelt's ultimatum re garding the banquet. They say If Lorlmer resigns his membership in tho club they will do likewise, but so far he has not given the word. " " "' " President Taft's meeting with Lorl mer at a number of functions when In Chicago last March is declared by members' to have made the Roosevelt move all the more unexpected. MISTAKEN FROM BURGLAR. Woman Shot and Instantly Killed in New York Home. New York. iSepL 9. 'Mistaken for a .burglar, Mrs. Louis Gels was shot and Instantly killed in tho hallway of the house in which tdie lived on ISast Ono Hundred and Eighteenth street by Kurt Welslloig, a "boarder. The dead woman's husband,' Louis Clels, also was struck In the arm iy a "bullet from WelslloK's revolver as he stood behind a hall roorway (firing at the supposed Intruders In the Oels apartment. Wcis fiog was arrested on a charge of homi cide. Burglars recently visited the house In which the tragedy occurred ami last night the Oelses and Welsflog sat up with neighbors In an adjoining apartment to watch for an exported eappearance of the marauders. Noises n tno dels aparimenc oi an ij hour led to the suwpkion that bur glars had entered It. Mr. and Mrs. Ids entered their rooms to Investigate and Welsflog hid Ibohlnd a hallway door. When the latter saw two forma ush out f the Gels doorway In the darkness he apparently Jumped at the conclusion that they were burglars and opened fire. The first bullet struck and wounded Gels. Weisflog, who Is a youth of 19, did not hear dels cry that the marksman was making a mis take anil continued firing. His sec ond bullet struck Mrs. deta m mo heart and she fell dead. REO SALES $8,379,747.96. Over $1,600,000 Spent for Labdr and Materiala Latt Year. Lansing. Mich., Sept. 9. At a meet-no- of the stockholders of the Reo Motor company the following board f directors was elected: R. M. Owen, R. II. Scott, R. E. Olds, J. E. Roc and D. E. Bates. The directors elected the following officers: President and general manager, R. E. Olds; vice president, R. M. Owen; second vice president and factory manager, R. H. Scott: secretary, J. E. Roe; treasurer, , E. Bates. The report of the last year's busi ness shows that the company's sales for the 12 months amounted to $8,- 279.747.96 and that over $1,600,000 was spent In this city for labor and In ma terlal secured from local manufac turlng Institutions. The report was especially gratifying to the stock hnMora n well as the outlook Tor this vear'a business. Mr. Roe, formerly cashier of the Inslni State Savings bank, began his duties with the Reo company this week and succeeds E. F. Teer as sec retary. WON'T RUN WITH HEMANS. nattle Creek. iM.lch., Sept. 9 Though nominated tiv the democrats for llcu- ennnt-trovcrnor. Mayor John Bailey reiterates his statement tonight that he will not accept the nomination There f Jnvt a hint In Mayor 'Bailey's rufusal that he doesn't care to play second fiddle to ,Mr. llemans. Col. E. I Markey. democratic choice for state senator, aUo decline to run HOLD OPEN AIR MEETINGS Mnntrenl. Sent. 9. Today's most notnhlA contribution to tho program of the great Eucharlstlc Congress In session here consisted of an open nlr rellelous service held this morning In Fletcher's Field, at the foot of Mount Royal. Thousand's of persons gather ed about the temporary altars and listened to the sermons "preached by Archbishop O'Connell of Boston and Archbishop Touchette of France. COLONEL'S TOUR NEARING CLOSE ROOSEVELT IS GIVEN CORDIAL GREETING AT CINCINNATI MAKES LAST STOP AT PITTSBURG Cincinnati, O., Sept. 9. Upon his arrival here this morning Colonel Roosevelt found tho city filled with visitors and the streets gayly decor ated In his honor. A reception com mittee, was in waiting at the station to escort tho distinguished visitor to his hotel. Later there was a rldo about the city and a reception attend ed by the leading citizens. A visit to the Ohio Valley Exposition and a public address constitute the remain der of the Roosevelt program In Cin cinnati. The ex-President will remain hero until tomorrow morning, when he will depart for Pittsburg, which will be the last stop of his present tour. The train bearing" the Roosevelt par ty today, stopped at Torrenoe Road, a few mile's beyond the city limits, where an automobile, was in waiting to take the Colonel and Congressman ingworth to "Rockwood," the Long worth family home, where breakfast was served. Mrs. Iivgworlh met her father when ho reached Rockwood. Only ne fpeech was made by Roose velt between Chicago and Cincinnati, at Hamilton, where he spoke briefly to a large crowd, To Speak on Civic Advance Pittsburg, Fa., Sept. 9. A notable public utterance by ex-President Roosevelt on the correction of muni cipal mlsgovernment and the need for such correction in American cities Is expected to be made in Pittsburg to morrow. Colonel Roosevelt comes to Pittsburg as the guest of the civic commission of this city and It Is un derstood that the subject of his speech will bo "Civic Advance." The address will be listened to by one of the most cosmopolitan assemblages ever gotten together In this country. American workmen Gorman, Hungarians, Ital lons, poles, Croatians, Welsh and Ne groes will sit side by side with lead ing merchants, professional men and captains c-f Industry to hear the ex Presldcnt's view. my good citizenship and Its relation to municipal govern ment. WESTERN UNION SHAKE-UP RUMORED. i PRESIDENT THEODORE N. VAIL. New York. Sept. 9. Wall street Is rife with rumors regarding an exten sive upheaval In the management of the Western Union Telegraph com pany, which would place Theodore M. Vail, president of the American Tel egraph & Telephone company, at the head of the telegraph corporation, to succeed president Robert C. Clowry. At the main office of the Western Union President Clowry declined to make any statement. President Vail of the telephone company, which cor- noratlon recently absorbed tho est- ern Union, admitted that some time a so President Clowry had expressed a desire to shift the burden of respon sibility to some one else who might be selected. This statement seemed to lend cre dence to the report, although Presi dent Vail was careful to state he knew of no plan on foot a tthe present time to effect such a change.' It was learn ed, however, that, whether or not president Clwry leaves, there Is to be a thorough shaking up throughout the country. The reorganization plan Is said to be so far-reaching that even tho operators themselves ' will feel the effects. Within the last two weeks there have been numerous conferences at the general offices which have been attended by officials which have been attended by offlelaJs nnd heads of di visions from all over the country. As a result of these meetings It Is now said that a number of drastic changes In the physical operation of the telegraph lines w. be put Into effect during the coining week. " , . , 4 COUDEN FIRED FROM CUSTOMS SERVICE TODAY Cashier in Office of Surveyor of Customs zX Cincinnati Dis missed on Charge of Iusubordioation TOLD Of WARRItitR SHORTAGE Big F-yur First Learned of Warriner'a Spoculctiona Through Couden Treasury Officials Dis approved of It. Washington, D. C, .Sept. 9. Frank M. Couden, cashier In the ollice of the surveyor ' t customs of Cincinnati was disclutrgcd from the .service today. Couden's removal was ordend on the specific charge of Insubordination In that he absented himself without leave from hln office. Couden went to the state republican convention at Columibus after permis sion to do so had ibeen refused by Amor Smith, surveyor at" CTicliInatl. That w;s the technical charge against him and Senator Dick of Ohio, with out avail, came to his defense. No charge Is formally made against Couden as fsr -n.s known because of the connection of his name with the Wunlner emibcKzloment scandal In the I'.lg Four railroad. It Is common knowledge, however, that the officials disapproved of Comlcn's conduct as Indicated by tho revehitlons in that defalcation. It la said that It was through infor mation of Couden that the Big Four learned c.f Warriner shortage. The tieasury officials were of the opinion Couden should have told his superior oflicers of what he knew Instead of telling it to n political leader, who In turn took It to the railroad officials.'., CHICAGO'S AMPLE SCHOOLS. Can Accommodate City's 300,000 Pu pils New Buildings Opened. Chka.o, S-.pL 19. '"Every lone of Chicago's 300,000 school children to at tend school every day and to have a seat" is the boast of school authorities with the opening of tho public schools. For the first time plnce Chicago grad uated from the village into the city class, the school facilities are ample to uccoinmculate the total school pop ulation. There may be some crowding In certain sections, consequent to the changing of districts at the open ing of. the year, but as soon as ad justments are made there will ibe room for every pupil, nnd half day sessions will become a thing of the past. Five new buildings of the most mod ern type, and a half dozen additions, will open today and will Increase the seating capacity by nearly 10,000. it is planned to install a large num ber of emergency kitchens throughout the city, thus reducing the distance which cookery pupils will have to tra vel to reach a school thus ecpjlpped. OUR RAILROADS SUPREME. Efficiency Proved Beyond Doubt at Berne Conference, Saya Lane. Washington, Sept. 9. "I return from the International Railway Conference at Berne. Switzerland, with much greater enthusiasm over the American railroads as agencies of transportation than 1 ever had before." This statement was made by Frank lin K. Line, a member f the Inter State Commerce Commission, who Was one of the representatives of the Unit ed States to the conference. "The conference established beyond question. I think, the supremacy of the American railroad from the stand point of efficiency." continued Mr. T.ane. "One of the questions that is ir in mv mind la as to how the Fajronean railroads manage to pay 4, 5 and 6 rer cent. In dividends, with the small volume we have. I have seen more frek-ht moving In a single hour at Chicago, Pittsburg and Jersey City than I saw In an entire month In Eu rope. Of course, the answer of tne p.ii-oi.oaii railroad man is tnnt xneir railroad systems are entirely adequate to the need of their countries, ana that Is proibafcly true." FAIR TONIGHT WITH FROST. SATURDAY FAIR. SLIGHT LY WARMER. Temperatures: . TWO STORY SIATS ARE, TO BE THE THING THIS WINTER.. AKD. NO DOUDT, TEN- STOKYJsqiS Midnight 3 a. m. 8 a. m. . . 9 e. . . Noon ... . .50 ...47 ...46 ...50 ,...55 Highest yester I day 65 MURDERER MAY ' ; PLEAD INSANITY BERTRAM G. SPENCER FACES TRIAL TODAY FOR CRIME TO WHICH HE HAS ALREADY CONFESSED ' Springfield, Mass., Sept. 9. A plea of insanity will probably be" relied up on to save from the electric chair Ber tmirr tl. Spencer, the self-confessed highwayman, ..and murderer, whose case wus culled for trial In this city loilay. Spencer Is charged with the murder of- Mlsn Martha IV Blackstone on the night of 1 March 31 -last. Tho murderer, It Is alleged, .was the cli max of a curler of crime extending over many years and which the young man had successfully concealed by working steadily every day and ap parently leading a' respectable life. The killing of Miss Blackstone oc curred at the' home of Mrs. Sarah J. Dow In ono of the suburbs of this city. Mrs. Dow, her two daughters and Miss Blackstone, who was a guest for the right, were seated In the sit ting room about a small table, when an Intruder made a demand for money from the dlnu.g rsm. They looked up to see a masked man in tho dark diMirway threatening them with a re volver. Mrs. How retained her com posure and replied, "We have no mon ey," but Miss Blackstone in fright Jumped to her feet. and ran scream ing into" an' adjoining rom. The burglar said, "It you want to get killed, keep on screaming," and fired as he spoke, the bullet entering Miss l'.lackstone's breast. Death, followed instantly. The murderer turned the revolver on the group, shooting Miss Harriet "Dow la the herul.amV serious ly wounding her. " The. assailant then made his escape through a grove sur rounding the house. For several days posses aided by bloodhounds scoured Springfield and the entire vicinity In a vail effort to obtain a clew to the murderer. The authorities concluded that the per petrator of the crime was the same person who had been burglarizing Springfield homes for two years past and who had always escaped detec tion. Finally" a citizen whoso home had been entered somo time previous ly turned over to the police; a gold locKet which he believed had been dropped by tho burglar while escaping over a fence In the rear of his house. Initials were engraved on the locket and with this clew to work on the police finally arrested Spencer, a young clerk employed In a local es tablishment. The Initials on the lock et correspond with those of Spencer'B sister. The young mnn broke down tinder a Si-hours' merciless grilling, and confessed that he was the mysterious masked burglar nnd tho murderer of Miss Blackstone. In his confession Spencer made It clear that, associat ed with" his overpowering desire to steal, were an Intense love of ex citement, and a high degree of per- sonar vanity. This latter the young man had gratified for two years by baffling the police and reading the newspaper accounts of his exploits. He told the police that he had ex perienced no qualms of conscience from his crimes. He revealed a car eer of almost lifelong crime. Follow ing a blow on the head while he was a small boy, In Lebanon, Conn., his native town, he said, he began to steal at the nge of nine. Later, while still a youth, he held up young women on the highways nnd entered houses By engaging in legitimate occupations by day, he had always escaped de tection. BROWNE FOUND NOT GUIITY ILLINOIS SOLON ACCUSED OF BRIBING LEGISLATORS FREED OF CHARGE BY JURY THIS AFTERNOON. Chicago, III., Sept. 9.The jury In the Browne bribery case this afternoon returned a verdict of not guilty. Browne was accused of bribing leg islators In connection with the election of Senator Lorlmer. The first trial ended In a disagreement. BIG CONGRESS CLOSES Plenty of Interest on Last Day of Conservation Congress . St. Taul, Minn., Sept. !. The dele gates to the National Conservation Congress, which has been In session here the entire week, manifested no abatement In Interest when they as sembled this morning for the conclud ing session of. the. great gathering. Following an Invocation by the Bev. Henry S. Swearlngen addresses were delivered as follows: "The Conserva tlon Program," Gilford Tlnchot, pres ident of the National Conservation Association; "Conservation True Pa triotism." Mrs. Matthew T. .Scott president general of the National So ciety Daughters of the American Rev. olntlon, and "Saving Our Boys nnd Girls," Judge Ben B. Llndsey of Den ver. NOTED CAREER CUT SHORT BY DEATH TODAY Solicitor General Bowers of Uuited . States Dies Suddenly at Home . in Boston Early This . v . . Morning. IN LINE FOR HIGHER HONORS Would Have Been Appointed to the U. S. Supreme Court Had Ha Lived Never Lost a Case While Solicitor General. Boston, Mass., Sept. 9. Solicitor General Lloyd W. Bowers died here today of complications arising from an attack of bronchitis. He was 111 about two weeks. Death came sud denly while Bowers was talking with his family. A blood clot In his heart caused almost instantaneous death. Bowers was CI years of age. . His Career Brilliant. Washington, D. C, Sept. 9. Solic itor General Bowers was a graduate of Yale in 1879, and the Columbia law school, 1882. He was made general counsel of the Northwestern railroad lu 1893, and appointed soon after Taft's inauguration as solicitor gen eral of the United States In charge of the government's business before the highest judicial tribunal of the coun try., , r.. : -.; , . Bowers figured, conspicuously-In the gossip about the succession to one of the vacancies in the supreme court of the U. S., and was even serious ly discussed with Governor Hughes of New York in connection with the chief justiceship . itself. ' The President had mado no secret of his intention to appoint Bowers to the court, upon a favorable opportu nity in the near future. He received national attention last March. when alone, he defended the constitution ality of the corporate tax provisions of 'the Tuyne-Aldrlch tariff act. be fore the supreme court. During his term as solicitor general no case which ho argued was decided against him. One decision regarding, grazing on forest reserves went against him by an equally divided court, but later the case was set for a re-hearlng. HOO HOO'S ANNUAL HOOT Nineteenth Annual Convention in Session at San Frenciaco San Francisco, Cal., Sept. 9. Del egates from many parts of the United States and Canada were on hand this morning when the business of the nineteenth annual convention of the Concatenated Order of Hoo Hoo was begun. The session was short and of a perfunctory nature. Early adjourn ment was taken to permit the visitors to enjoy the festivities of the Ad mission Day carnival now In pro gress. The principal feature of the gather ing, aside from the regular business, will be the "embalming" Monday, of W. A. Hadley of Chatham, Ont., the Grand Snark of the Universe, who, by virtue of the ceremony, will be given the degree of "mummy" and will be come a deified member of the ancient house. The Hoo Hoo organization is a fra ternal and social adjunct to the Na tional Lumbermen's Association, and has for its motto. "Health, happiness and long life." Founded at Gurdon. Ark., In 1S92, it has had a rapid growth and now includes among Its members hundreds of lumber dealers, railroad traffic officials and newspa per men through the United States and Canada. The organization is governed by the "supreme nine," con sisting of the Grand Snark of the Universe and eight other officers. Its annual meetings are always convened at nine minutes past nine on the ninth day of the ninth month. TO CONFER WITH OLIVARES. Consul Moffat la Ordered to Go to Managua. Nicaragua. Washington, Sept. 9. Because of his special familiarity with American and foreign Interests aa well a with general conditions on the Atlantic "oast of Nicaragua. Consul "Moffat at Blueflelds, has been detailed by the state department to proceed to Mana gua for a conference with Consul Oll vares. It was reported recently that JIr. Moffat had been appointed head of a commission In this connection, but It was said at the state department today that he will act In an unofficial capacity. It is explained that the de tail Is based upon the desirability of having the consulate at (Mmnaigua fully cognizant of everything affecting Am erlan Interests at tho present time, when Gen. Rstrada Is understood to be undertaking various reforms and building up a new administration Tn Nicaragua. Consul Ixe at Pan Jose. CVsta Rica, has -been Instructed to take charge of tho Blueflelds consulate during Mr, Moffat's absence. heart failure.