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Family Secrets Exposed! Doings of the Van Loont. Calumet' Horn Paper. A new feature See page 7. VOL XX CALUMET HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY AFTERNOON JANUARY 26, 1911 NO. 73 , Evening Complete Without r CALUMET NEWS L FOR TWO YEARS. New Apportionment of the Nation al House Will Not Go into Effect Until Spring of 1913 ELECTORAL COLLEGE LARGER Passage of Crumpacker Bill Also Will Make National Conventions of Both Big Parties More Bulk Than Now. Washington. Jan.. UG. The elze of neither the political national conven tions of next yt'ar nor the electorate college will Ibe changed Iby, the Crum packer hill malting- a reapportionment of the house of representatives, even though that 1)111 shull -puss at this ses sion. The new apportionment will not take effect until I.March 3, 1913. If the membership of the house fixed by the Crumpacker 11)111 433 Js accepted by copgn.'H, the national conventions of 1M6 anil the electorate college of that year and succeeding years, will ,bo considerably Increased. Tho elector al college which elected the president and vice president two years ago was riin;M)sed of four hundred and eighty three votes. This Is based on tho ag gregate representation of tho states In both (branches of congress. Two hundred and forty-two was a major ity in the electoral college at that time. "With the membership of the house increased as proposed by the Crum packer 'bill the elze of the electoral college will fbe Increased to 531. When Arizona and New Mexico come into statehood there will be forty-eight states entitled to ninety-six senators to which, for electoral pur ). scs, there must ibe added the house membership which will then be 433. The man who is elected president will then have to receive 266 electoral votes, or 24 more than were necessary to elect Mr. Taft. The national con ventions will show the effect of the Increased representation moro than the electoral college. As a general rule thse conventions are twice the size of the electoral collge and have in ad dition delegates from tho territories governed by the United States. If the Crumpacker plan L adopted, and the Democrats follow the rule they have heretofore followed in ap xrtloning delegates, their convention will "be made up of 1062 delegates from tho states and twenty-four delegates from the territories, making a total of 10S6 delegates. The democrats have adhered to the rulo that a two-thirds vote Is necessary to nominate, and If they stick to this rule it will take 725 votes to name a candidate for presi dent. Kepublican national conventions, un der the new apportionment, and un der the rules that have heretofore been followed by that party, will Ibe com 1'oscd of 1072 delegates and 537 votes will he necessary to nominate. With tho wheels of legislation so ibndly clog ged it is by no means certain that Representative Crumpacker will get his apportionment -bill through, but the prospect iseems to be tMt it will pass If the chairman of th commit tee on census can get It to n vote. The senate scenHa disposed to acquiesce in i any action the house may take in flx i? Its membership. COPPER COUNTRY DISTANCES. A. Danielson Furnishes Information of Interest to Sportsmen. J. A. Danielson, surface foreman of tho C. & II. Mining company, has sup 1'lied The News with some interesting data concerning the distances from the 1- nke Superior Ship Canal to Copper Harbor, via the county road route. The information should prove of interest to hunters, fishermen, and others having occasion to use these particular routes. Here are his figures: ' From the Ship Canal to the Lake Su perior Waterworks, via the Lake Shore route, 5 3-G miles. Prom the Lake Superior Waterworks tn F.agle River, via the lake shore, 14 2- 5 miles. Prom Ragle River to Eagle Harbor, nlso along the lake shore, 5 1-5 miles. Prorn Eagle Harbor to Copper Har l,,,r. 12 4-5 miles. Mr. Danielson states that the dist ance from Calumet to Copper Harbor 'la the county road, is 32 2-6 miles. It also Is worthy of note that the total distance from the Lake Superior Ship Canal to Copper Harbor, via the lake hore route. Is 37 2-5 miles. SELL NEW HAVEN MINE. CoPper Country Company Disposes of Its Interests. Negotiations have been concluded ""ring the past few days by which the Haven Coal Mlnlnar rnmnanv. composed almost entirely of coper country stockholders, has disposed of Properties about air mtlrs nnrfh f Owanso to a new company of which uirioR Noud of Detroit is president. I Kean of Detroit, general manager end W. F. M,,on of Detroit, auditor ,1111111 iiii CONGRESSMEN n.j secretary, it Is said that the ven ture was entirely successful from the standpoint of the local owners, but that they had no desire to continue in the management and for this reason dis posed of their holdings. The extension of the Ann Arbor railroad which was built by the copper country promoters to facilitate operations was also sold to the new owners. It Is understood that the copper country men at present employed at the property will continue to work for the new corporation and that the work ing force will be increased from about 40 to 175. SENDS JUDGE FRESH PLUG. Carolinan Wanted Harlan to Chew Out An Opinion on Tobacco. Washington, Jan. 26. John Marshall Harlan, justice of the supreme court of the United States, Is to have u good thew of tobacco. At least a two-pound plug of a famous brand of North Caro lina product is on the way to him, and the donor, the president of a tobacco company at Winston-Salem, is building hopes upon a favorable opinion from the bench of the highest tribunal. Justice Harlan chews plug. During the argument of the American Tobacco case he Interrupted an attorney for the trust to inquire in a tone In which a suggestion of plalntlvcness might have been discerned: "Why Is It I can not get good chew ing tobacco nowadays?" Justice Harlan knows what good chewing tobacco is. He Is from .Ken tucky. Chief Justice White is another member of tho supreme bench who chews. Formerly, when Justice Harlan sat on one side of the late Chief Justice Fuller and Justice White on the other, it was necessary for them to summon a page if one wanted to borrow a chew from the other. In the shifting about of seats due to changes In the person nel of the court, these two cronies were seated side by side. For the last two years, therefore, It has been necessary only to give a nudge when one wanted to borrow a chew from the other. Justice Harlan some time ago took occasion to deny the story he had sum moned a page and dispatched him to Justice White to borrow a chew of to bacco. Justice Harlan In his emphatic denial of the story, exclaimed: "It was White who borrowed of me!" LOCAL MEN SUCCESSFUL. C. I. Bashoro and Charles Jones Win Poultry Show Prizes. C I. Ulrshore and Charles Jones, chief train dispatcher and Laurlum agent of the M. R. R,, respectively, were signally successful In the poultry exhibition that Is toeing conducted at the Amphidrome this week. Mr. Ra shore won first prize with a pullet of the white Plymouth rock variety, and a second In the cockerel class. He scored 95 1-2 points with his pullet, w hich Is the highest averaged bird that has ever been exhibited in this section. The previous best bird shown had scored 94 1-4 points. Mr. Ilashore had ten white Plymouth Rocks at the ex hibit, and the birds averaged the re markable scores of from 91 to 05 1-2 points, showing that he has a splendid collection of this particular breed. Mr. Jones, who exhibited the same variety of fowl, won a second prize in pullets, a second with a full grown male bird, second prize with a hen, nnd third with a pullet. Like Mr. Ila shore he was highly complimented on his exhibits. SEES WITH GLASS EYE LENS. Boston Savant's Sight Restored by Ar tificial Optic. Boston, Mass., Jan. 26. Through a most remarkable operation, the first of It. kln.l. the evesleht of Dr. William Copley Wlnslow, noted archaeloglst. historical writer and former Episcopal minister, has been restored. In place of the natural lens of the eye he now has a glass lens, which performs the function of the natural lens that the surgeons removed. Four years ago Mr. Wnlslow's sight failed nnd cataracts were found to be tfmlr.g over the eyes. These contin ued until he was blind. Dr. Frederick Spaulding. a prominent specialist, op- crated upon him in the Hessey hospi tal. The cataracts and tho lenses of the eyes were removed. Then there was substituted the glass lenses, which flash to the brain the picture upon which the eye rests. Without the glass lenses there is nothing but a glare of light. TENDERED FAREWELL. ti, members of the Calumet X-Ray club tendered a farewell banquet to E. C. Hlney, one of the memDers oi me club at the Y. M. C. A. Inst evening. Mr. Hlney leaves about February 1 for 'v,in ivhri he exnects to locate. George D. Westermnn presided over the meeting as toastmasier nnu mi dresses were made by President Ar thur Orlbble and by Mr. Hlney. Luncheon was served and the evening proved a very enjoyable one. GUNBOAT ACCIDENT REPORTED. Washington, D. C. Jn. 26. The Navy department Is Inclined to dis credit the reports of an accident to the gunboat Wheeling, en route to Quanta namo, Cuba. ANY WOULD SEE LANDIS. M Famous Chicago Judge Draws Large Crowds to Superior Courtroom. Superior. Wis., Jan. 26. Judge K. IM. Land In. who Is hold ins federal court In this city for Judge Sanborn, Is proving a great drawing card. The 8eslona are being attended by many persona who are desirous of seeing the famous Jurist. A grand. Jury in at work. A few important case will bo Investigated besides that of Professor Tllhnan of the University of Wiscon sin, whl Is expected to be Indicted on the charge of sending Improper leters through the malls to university co eds. Several girl students are present to give testimony. NATIONAL CORN SHOW. Greatest Exposition of Its Kind Ever Attempted. Columbus, fx, Jan. 26. With the opening of the National Corn Exposi tion In this city but a few days dis tant, e arrangements for the big show are practically completed. The exhibition will be the largest and most notable affair of its kind ever held. Eight Immense buildings on the Ohio State Exposition grounds will be used for the exhibition. More than thlrty fivo states have Installed competitive exhibits. Twenty-five state agricul tural colleges and experiment stations have sent scientific exhibits. These deal, in a practical way, with nearly every phase of the science of agricul ture. The National Corn Exposition was organized five years ago. The first show was held in Chicago. Since that time the show has been held In Chi cago, Omaha and. Columbus. Tf the movement is successful the Rhow prob ably will be held in Columbus S. C, where the South Atlantic States Corn Exposition was held last fall. The exhibition which opens here next Monday and continues for two weeks will be marked by many special feat ures of vital Interest to the Y. M. C. A., churches, colleges, schools, the farmer nnd the city man and their families alike. The National Rural Life Con ference will be an. exceedingly Im portant adjunct of the show. Other meetings during the exposition will In clude those of the American Breeders' Association, the Ohio Corn Improve ment Association, the Ohio Dairymen's Association, the Ohio Conservation Association, and numerous live stock associations. KEATING. Besides High Grade Shipments, Low Grade Is Accumulating. Keating has issued a report to its stockholders, from which the follow ing is extracted: "In our letter of November 9 advis ing you that the Improvements were completed and we were prepared to commence the output of ore on a com mercial scale, we told you that we be lieved after November the mine could earn fully $15,000 per month, assuming, the ore values remained as high as our average values for October. For December Just closed the net earnings, above all expenditures will exceed $25, 000 and the value of ore Is being dem onstrated to be very high, as follows: October 38 cars gold per ton ..$17.74 November 31 cars gold per ton 21.20 December 53 cars gold ler ton. 24.10 "We do not care to make an nctlve speculative market for this stock, but we want our oM stockholders to keep In mind the large possibilities of this property: The large acreage owned by the company, its now complete equipment for economical extraction, the fact that we are only working on one vein when we have surface show ing equally as good on two other veins within reach of short crosscuts; and above all that its values He in an Iron sulphide with gold contents, and Is not dependable on the state of the metal market at any time. "We want also to call your attention to the very large tonnage of low-grade concentrating ore that we are leaving in the mine nnd on the dumps which will, when the proper time comes, prove a very considerable source of earnings. All the developments of the past two months in our drifts may be summed up as exceedingly pleasing. NEW BISHOP CONSECRATED. Fr. Edward Kelly Becomes Bishop of Cestra and Detroit. Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 26. With all the splendor of the Roman Catholic ritual, the Rev. Father Edward D. Kelly was consecrated here today as bishop of Cestra and auxiliary bishop of eDtrolt. The ceremony took place In St. Thomas' church and was the first of its kind to be performed in Michigan in more than a quarter of a century. Several eminent prelates of the church participated in the ceremonies, to gether with a large number of the clergy. EGGS DROP IN CHICAGO. ..Chicago, Jan. 26. Conditions In the egg trade have "been In a deplorable state for several days, but a climax was reached yesterday when Chicago dealers found it necessary to knock off 3 cents a dozen on prkes. This latest drop Ibrought quotations to 7 cents lower than a week ago and It cents lower than a year ago. THE WEATHER. t V Rain or snow tonight. Colder Friday. Tmperaturesi Midnight, 34; 3 a. m., 34; 6 a. m., 34; 9 a, m., 34; Highest yesterday, 14. WOULD ELECT DELEGATES AT TIIEJWAIIIES Rep. Lord May Introduce Bill for Popular Selection of Repre sentatives to National Conventions . SENTIMENT WOULD DE SHOWN Under Such System People Would Have Oportunity to Express Thsir Preference of Candidates for President. Lansing, Mich., Jan. 26. The organ ization of a league at Washington to boost for primary extension and other 'peoples' measures," with Gov. Osborn named as an official, hus set the "prog ressive" bee buzzing in thejiegislature, with tFjjp vcsult that it Is certain a move will be made for a presidential primary to elect delegates from Michigan to the national convention In 1J12. Rep. Oeorge Lord declared today that un less some other member steps forward to father the measure, he will Intro duce it. Gov. Osborn has already expressed himself as favorable to tho scheme that would permit the republican voters of Michigan to declare direct ly for themselves, whether they nre satisfied withv President Taft for their candidate or whether some other man would suit them better. He is not so much interested In the presidency, he declares, ns he is in giving 'the people the fullest possible direct ex pression of their choice as to the offi cials to be elected. "I haven't decided fully In my mind, whether It would be best to vote di rectly for delegates to the National convention, or whether it would be better to simply have an advisory vote, as In the case of candidates for United States senator," said Rep. Lord. "Under the latter plan, the names of the candidates for president would be printed on th.i lllot, and the dele gates to the convention would be mor ally bound, as the legislature was on the senatorshlp, to follow the popular dictation. I think the plan to elect the delegates directly is the best, how ever. "My main reason for advocating presidential primaries la that I believe the primary system should be extended to the fullest possible limit. Then, if it fails, abolish it altogether. It has proven successful so far as it has been worked out in Michigan, and I see no reason why It will not prove successful all the way. I am in favor also of the primary being extended beyond the governor and lieutenant-governor to all state officials. I, myself, expect to be a candidate for secretary of state, two years from now, and I am perfectly willing to submit my cause to the peo ple." The idea of a presidential primary started in Oregon. Iowa Is one other state . that it is already practically pledged to the movement and Wiscon sin and other states where progres sive republicanism has secured a firm footing are apt to get in line, it Is be lieved. It is stated that Gov. Osborn nnd his friends have no idea of al lowing Michigan to take a back seat in the matter of "progression." GREAT COMMANDER OF THE I.O.T.H.M. MAKES DENIAL The News Is In receipt of a, com munication from Mrs. Frances II Hums, Great Commander of the Ladies of the Modern Maccabees in Michi gan, In which she makes a denial of the report that one of the branches of the L. O. T. M. M. would Join another or der In a joint Installation also that any other society would have the use of the free bed endowed by the L. O. T. M. M. for members in this state. Mrs. Hums says: "A news Item published in one of the upper peninsula papers a few days ago to the effect that the Ladies of the Modern Maccabees will Join with an other society In a Joint installation is misleading and utterly absurd. "Another misleading statement that has been called to my attention Is the report that is In circulation that an other woman's society members can have the use of our free bed in St. Jo seph's Hospital In Hancock. This bed was established by the Ladies of the Modern Maccabees for the free use of Its members and according to our ar rangement, cannot be used by any oth er society." Local members of the order have been advised that Mrs. Kehoe, of Ray City, whose suit against the Indies of the Modern Maccabees has been await ed with much interest, has, ( after a thorough Investigation of the" matter, withdrawn the action, stopped further proceedings and voluntarily surren dered her certificate and transferred to the new schedules on the last day of December. This Is taken an acknowl edgment on her part that the U O. T. M. M. hnd the right to Increase rates. fact, he has the entire population of Fulton guessing. Colonel Townsend attended the dedi cation of McKInley bridge ut St. I.rfui8 in October. Congressman McKInley confided to him that he was craving a meal of country ham. Colonel Town send, on his return to Fulton, obtained a high-grade "hog shank" und ex pressed It to the congressman. Mr. McKInley was pleased mightily. To show his appreciation of the colonel's kindness, he has expressed to him a quantity of "Philadelphia scrapple." This he claims excels even the best Missouri ham. Now Colonel Townsend doesn't know what "Philadelphia scrapple" Is, neither do his numerous friends In Fulton. He has questioned everybody versed in culinary art, but the best he has got ten, so far has been a shake of heads and shrugs of shoulders. Friends of the colonel's are divided in their guesses. Some believe it will prove iv highly palatable dish, while others contend that it Is something par excellence In the refreshment llr.e. In the meantime the colonel Is In a quandary as to how elaborate he will have to prepare to receive the "Phila delphia scrapple" the mysterious and euphonious "package" having not yet arrived. BAR EXAM. IS FAVORED. Law Faculty of U. of M. Wants Ex emption Law Repealed. Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 2. When a-ked as to tho reasons for asking the regents to petition the legislature to repeal the law admitting graduates i from the University of Michigan law school to practice In the state, with out first taking the ytate il.ar examin ation. Dean liates of the law depart ment said this morning: "This Is an action the faculty look after duo consideration. There has been criticism for some time by mem bers of the bar because of the fact that while students from all other professional departments on the camp us had to submit to an examination by the state "board of the different pro fession., the law school was not sub ject to this final test. Now, as a mat ter of fact, the state ibar examina tions will not ibe ns hard ns are some of our examinations, and no student graduating from the university ought to fail in them. The members of the bar throughout the state believe that Mich an examination will raise the standard of requirements for admis sion to the lar, and the law faculty are glad to co-operate with them in attempting to get this measure through tho legislature." MORE GUARDS AT JACKSON. Warden Simpson Bound to Stop Opium and Whisky Smuggling. Jackson, Mich., Jan. 26. In an ef fort to eliminate the smuggling of opium and whiskey to prisoners at the Michigan state prison here, Warden Simpson announced today that extra guards would be employed nnd no more visitors would be allowed at the pri son. Three shifts of guards will be provided In the future Instead of two. The walls will be pntroled at night as v eil as day, while heretofore they have been unguarded after the prisoners were locked in their cells late In the afternoon. Relatives of inmates will be allowed a short visit at infrequent Intervals in the presence of guards. No hand shaking or kissing will be permitted. Warden Simpson also announced that he would open a store at the pri son where tobacco and clothes could be purchased by the inmates. Previously these purchases have been made at the city stores, the amount expended av eraging $600 per month. The prison store will be run on a co-operative ba sis, the benefit of the profits going to tho inmates. TAX CONFERENCE PROPOSED. Rep. Lord Favors Meeting of City and Co. Delegates. Tensing, 'Mich.,, Jan. 26. Rep. Geo. Lord of Detroit will introduce today a resolution authorizing the governor to cnll a conference of delegates from each city nnd county, together with ftate officers nnd legislators on taxa tion matters. It Is proposed that these delegates assemble here at Lansing with all citizens who care to attend and that the present taxation system of the state "be thoroughly considered previous to the effort on the part of the legislature to revise the existing la vs. B. F. KEITH SIXTY-FIVE. Well Known Theatrical Msnsger Cele brates His Birthday. New York, Jan. 26. Renjamln F. Keith, the well (known theatrical man aer, ceKbrated his sixty-fifth birth day anniversary today. Mr. Keith la a product of New England. He began his career as a candy ".butcher" with a small traveling circus and subse quently opened a dime museum in Roston. He was one of the pioneers In the vaudeville Held nnd l now the proprietor of a chnln of Fucccssful theaters extending from Roston to the mlddlo west. BAD FIRE AT PELKIE. Farmer Sustains Heavy Losses Through Early Morning Blaze. Advices 'which have Just been re ceived from Pelkle, "Mich., "bring the ArM news of a bad fire which occurred at th( farm owned by Isaac WataJa, located about one and one-half miles east of that location early yesterday morning. The fire started In a hay loft at about five o'clock and was of unknown origin. All of the barns and nuthouses were destroyed and besides luting a large quantity of hay and al ino.st uii of his tools and farm ma chinery, the farmer lost one horse, two cows and u large number of chicken. There was practically no insurance on the buildings. The family Is reported to "be In al most destitute circumstances and neighbors are rendering all assistance possible. BIG LAND RUSH PREDICTED. Edmonton Alta., Jan. 26. Sixty townships or a total of about 1.400.000 acres In the Edmonton land district will be thrown open for homestead purposes next month. This will, it is expected, be followed by one of the greatest rushes for land ever witnessed in tho city. The land is being advertised in local papers by the land office under regula tions which require a months notice he fore It Is thrown open for homesteads. It la part of the 3,000,000 acres sur veyed last year In central and northern Alberta for homesteads. 400 BUSY ON STEEL PLANT. Preparatory Work Completed and the Buildings Started. Duluth, Jan. 26. The work on the steel plant Is progressing satisfactori ly and the buildings are beginning to take form. Work is being continued throughout the winter, and a force of from 300 to 400 men is engaged. The enormous amount of preparatory work has been completed, or nearly so. The huge bridge Is carrying trains. The site has been largely cleared and leveled and It is crossed and recrossed with railroad tracks. The company is completing a huge sewer to drain the site of the plant. 565,000 SPENT FOR RELIEF. Duluth, Jan. 26. The members of the Red Cross forest fire relief com mittee returned yesterday from Reau dette nnd Spooner, where they held a meeting and acted on fifty cases from outlying points. The committee has expended $65,000 for dwellings, provisions, clothing, hay, feed, medi cines, etc. The committee will make Its final report to the Red Cross socie ty about March 1. ELKS POSTPONE PARTY. Owing to the death of Fred Roehm, one of the members of the Calumet Lodge of Elks, the dancing party which was to have been held on Fri day evening has been postponed until February 3. The Elks will meet at the temple next Sunday afternoon for the purpose of attending the funeral of Mr. Roehm. AUSTRALIA CELEBRATES. Sydney, N. S. W.. Jan. 26. In all parts of the Commonwealth a pubile holiday was kept today in celebration of the 123rd anniversary of the found ing of the city of Sydney, 'which was the first ipermanent white settlement In Australia. FIGHTING IN MEXICO. El Paso, Texas, Jan. 26. A Herald correspondent at Shafter says fighting Is still going on south of there. The Federal loss is heavy and fifty caval rymen are surrounded by rebels in the mountains south of OJinaga. HOUSE ORDERS INVESTIGATION. Washington D. C. Jan. 26. The house today ordered an Investigation Into the delay In' getting the report of tho Ralllnger-Plnchot investigating committee into the hands of the mem bers. GIFT HAS TOWN GUESSING. Congressman W. B. McKinley's "Scrapple" Puzzles Fulton, Mo. Fulton, Mo., Jan. 26. Congressman W. It. McKInley, head of the traction system bearing his name, has given Colonel N. L. Townsend of Fulton, a member of Governor Herbert S, Had ley's staff, a subject for deliberation. In HONDURAN REBELS. Washington D. C. Jan. 26. The revo lutionists have been defeated near San Antonio Honduras. It is reported Com mander Valasquez wus killed. The tunnel under the Seine for the Metropolitan railway of pails when completed will be the largest sub-river tunnel In the world. The work Is be ing done, by American engineers. . .;. .j. j J LOCAL BREVITIES. . .;. .j. .;. a . .j. .;. .;. .j. .. .;. .;. Capt. James M. Wilcox and wife have left Calumet for Roston, where Capt, Wilcox was called on business.. George Stanley Rule, district agent of the Franklin Auto company. Is a Calumet business visitor. Mr. Rule Is a noted auto driver, having gained fame In the Vanderbilt cup races. Local Norwegians and members of the Fremad society are considering t plans for the holding of the annual celebration of the ninety-seventh anni versary of the Independence of their I land, which falls on May 17. MUCH INTEREST IN PROJECT TO ADVERTISE U. P. Believed That Meeting to be Held at Menominee Will Culmin ate in Large Coloniza tion Movement MANY ACRES ARE AVAILABLE Large Tracts That are Tillable and Now Vacant Will Be Offered to Settlers Publicity Cam paign Proposed. Sault Sre. IMarie, Mich., Jan. 26. In an Interview with railroad offlclaU and other gentlemen interested in the or ganization of the Upper Peninsula Publicity bureau, who were in the city this week, it is learned that the plan Is .bustd on even broader lines than was first anticipated and which, if carried out will 'bring about a speedy realization of the hope f the resi dents of northern Michigan insofar as it relates to the settlement of tho thousands of acres of the now vacant tlliaible lands of this region. The railroads and large land owners are already Interested in the extent that an advertising campaign of very arge -proiHirtlons is assured for the Upper Peninsula country as a whole if the residents themselves how the proper spirit und perfect the proposed new organization, at the coming meet ing to be held at Menominee. The welcome and co-operation In which the plan Is being received wherever it has become exploited augurs well for Its final and permanent success and Jus tifies the belief that a colonization movement of large proportions is at last about to take place in this penin sula. While tho promoters and those most Interested in the movement would make no definite statement regarding it, they strongly hinted that in ad dition to all the possibilities of this country being exploited on a large scale, it may not ie impossible to en large on the permanent advertising plans and eventually Include a scheme of permanent displays of northern Michigan products In large cities, and possibly a display car to tour the country after the manner of the Northern Pacific and Great Northern campaigns, so successfully used in colonizing their territories In the west and northwest. One feature of the present effort to organize all of the interests of the l'w'r Peninsula Into one effective ex ploiting machine tshould not be over looked by such of the residents of this section of the state as can make it convenient to attend the Menominee meeting, and that is that the invita tion is open to anv and all individuals who are interested and that the pro ject of the formation of the bureau is entirely In their own hands. Tho date of the meeting has not been an nounced ibut will be given due pub licity and in plenty of time to allow all who desire to make their arrange ments to attend. The interest displayed In the Soo and in Chippewa county relative to the movement was particularly pleas ing to the officials, and they had hopes that the same interest would be dis played in all of the other upper penin sula counties. They highly commend ed the action of the board of super visor In arranging to send a delegation to the meeting a -well as the help af forded them here by the Rusinesi Men's Association and Ibv individuals generally. GIVES UP OFF-SIDE RULE. English Pony-Polo Players Preparing for American Games. London, Jan. 26. An Important statement has been issued from head quarters at Hurlingham. It is that, in view of the prospective International match against America the offside rule be suspended for one year in all tourn aments and matches played at Hurl ingham. Other clubs are also invited to try a similar experiment for the 1911 season. The "Recent Form List" was abolished and Its place taken by the "Hurlingham Polo Handicap List" This step being one of great Interest may be traced directly to the visit of the Mcadowbrook team In 1909, when those In authority were deeply im pressed by the effect on the game caus ed by the suspension of the above rule. The resolution of the Hurlingham Club will certainly increase the Interest In the coming season's pol from the xlnt of view of both spectator and player. FUNERAL OF FRED ROEHM. The funeral of the late Fred Roehm will be held Sunday afternoon, with services at the residence on Willow avenue at 2 o'clock. Rev. Luther K. IiOng, pastor of the Calumet Congre gational church, officiating. Interment will be in Lake View cemetery. The funeral will be under the auspices of Montrose Commandory, Knights Tem plar. All of the other fraternal socle ties, with which the decedent was con netted, also will attend.