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Without THE CALUMET NEWS THE NEW CALUMET NEWS Ado Toll You Whoro to Get tho Boat Bargains. Calumet's Homo Paper. VOL XXX CALUMET HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY AFTERNOON FEBRUARY 4, 19" NO. 81 CALUMET REBELS TO MAKE JUAREZ CAPITAL OF OLD MEXIGO InsurgentLeader States That After Capturing That City He Will Rally All His Forces There WILL MARCH ON MEXICO CITY Will First Proceed Against Chihuahua City and . Ultimately Against Stronghold of President Diaz Himself. Kl Paso, Texas, Deb. 4. At 5 o'clock this morning Juarez was lined with Milliters, M)lice, guards, and federal u ml state rurals expecting attack at any moment. No reinforcements for tho federals are In sight. The rebel forces of ore. c and Blanco are reported to have formed a Junction last evening at Bauche, eleven miles south of Juarez. The Insurrectos are said to have four rapid flro guns, one "Long Tom" and four Howltxers of ancient model. They are reported to be all armed with Krag Jorgcnsen Titles of the latest pattern. The official notice of the Intended attack upon Juarez reachedthe Ameri can consul at 10:30 o'clock last night. In Hits notice Orozco said he'd attack within twenty-four hours. Couriers from his camp, ten mites from Juarez, this morning said he expected first to rcconnolter the town before striking and that he was awaiting reinforce ments. Juarez, too, was looking for reinforcements for the federal garri son, but revolutionists said none might be looked for from the south where Robago and Ills shattered command wire. Orozco told friends yesterday he In tended making Juarez the capital of Mexico, and rallying all of his follow ers there would start on a march south eigalnst Chihuahua city and ultimately against Mexico City. . Fighting Around Coyame. Presidio, Texas, Feb. 4. lighting between the Insurrectos, and Federals under Dorantes, will be renewed around Coyame. The Insurrectos at tacked the Federals when Dorantes at tempted to lead his command back to OJinaga. It Is declared Dorantes' troops looted Cuchilllo Pa Bade during their lltght following the Insurrecto attack. More than one hundred Insurrectos escaped yesterday near Mulato. American cavalrymen are enroute from.Marfn, Texas, to this point and are, expected tonight. At present. Deputy Marshal Warren is the sole representative of the Unit id States in more than 100 miles from the Kio Grande. Single handed be has arrested several bands of Insurrectos who were using the American side of the river as a highway. RAISE WAGES OF PASTOR. Man Who Peaches for John D. Will Get $12X00. New York, Feb. 4. It Is announced that the board of trustees of "-e Fifth Avenue Baptist church, of wl " h John 1. Rockefeller Is a member, l..:.i voted a salary increase of 2.0(o to the pas tor, the Rev. Charles F. Aked. This will make his salary $12,000 a year. Dr. Aked will leave New York within a week for a vacation trip to Califor nia. He has accepted' Invitations to speak in several churches in the west. CLUE IN ARNOLD CASE. Missing Heiress , Visited Washington Just Before Disappearance. New York, Feb. 4. The fa-t that Miss Dorothy Arnold made a trip to Washington, D. C. and remained there for several days shortly before her dis appearance on December 12, was made public today by John S. Keith of tho law firm directing tho search for the CATHOLIC BISHOP IS DEAD. Lincoln, Nob., Feb. 4. night Rev. Thomas Bonacum, for 23 years, Rom an Catholic .bishop at Lincoln, la dead, ged sixty-four. Uwiocum. was the plaintiff In the famous suit to oust father 'Murphy from the parish at Seward and which for years was a sensation In eecleclastlcal circles. ' ARCHBISHOP RYAN RALLIES. Philadelphia. Pa., Feb. 4. After a bad night Archbishop Ryan showed an Improvement early today which was attributed by the attending physicians to his Iron constitution and wonderful vitality. The Archbishop's heart la still very weak. WAR VETERAN PASSES. Is iMolne. Ia., Feb. 4. Chastlne 'M. Snyder, general clerk In the office of Governor Carroll and a well known n'd. roldler, Is dead, aged ixty-four. UN sister Is ,Mrs. Frank I Litton, wife the former owner of the Washing ton Post. missing heiress. Mr. Keith declared, however, that this trip had nothing whatever to do with the girl's dlsap Icarance. "Out of tho dozen of possible clues we have failed to develop anything new," ..Mr. Keith Bald. "We are still searching 'for IMIss Arnold on tooth sides of the Atlantic. We Investigat ed thoroughly tho circumstances sur rounding the Washington trip, but have found nothing to help us In tho search." MeCURDY TO TRY AGAIN. Aviator Will Try to Conquer the Flor ida Straits. , Key West, Fla., Feb. 4. J. A. D. McCurdy intends to make another ef fort to conquer the Florida straits with big aeroplane .by a flight from Key West to Havana, according to members of the life'boat crew which rescued him after he fell Into tho sea In his attempt to reach Havana yes terday. The aviator will not attempt a flight from Havana to Key West, it Is said, giving as his reason that Key West has no background to aid him In Jlx img a course, while tho Cubun moun tains can bo seen while miles at sea and provo a great help. GERMANS KILL NATIVES. Avenge the Deaths of Whites in the Caroline Islands. Berlin, Feb. 4. Tho official re port of the rising of natives in Ten ape, Caroline Islands, a month ago. In which four Europeans and Ave friend ly natives were killed, says that on January 13 the police stormed the cliffs on which the insurgents were fortified. The German cruisers Cor moran, Planet and Fmden co-operated with a bombardment. One German was killed and two were seriously wounded. A German column since then has been hunting down the In surgents, of whom not more than fifty are active. GHOST FAILS TO WALK AT LANSING HOUSE AND SENATE EMPLOYES WITHOUT PAY SPEAKER BAKER STANDING "PAT." Lansing, I.Mich., Feb. 4 JThe ghost was terribly nilbsod "by all tho em ployes of the legislature yesterday. Even the senato employes were stung through the action which started in the house and today? although pay day not an employe has received a dollar. Speaker Baker of the house carried out his threat not to sign tho pay roll and when It was presented to him this morning ho calmly refused to sign up. Of course this action meant no pay for the house employes. Over In the senate Lieutenant Gov ernor Ross rtgncd the pay roll for si ven days' puy for all the employes and they were Jubilant until the vouchers wero presented to the audit or general who refused to honor them. As tho auditor general is under bond he Is naturally bound by the opinion f the attorney general on legal mat matters until the supreme court has s.iid the attorney is wrong. Talk of Ousting Sraker. In the house a storm Is raised by the action of Speaker Baker In refus ing to sign the pay roll when ordered to do so by the house Itself. The op- M)iient3 of the speaker are declaring loudly that he is in contempt of the house and should be punished by re moval from his scat. There are many who declare they will vote to declare the chair vacant but nobody Is anxious to take the initiative. Meantime Baker sine kes his pipennd says: "They can do what Ihcy like but 1 want to say anatn I will not sign that pay roll until the supreme court tells me to eV so. Moreover I have rot noticed any of the employes of the house or of tho senate quitting their jobs becnino of the reduction In their pay. As a niattT of fact I don't believe there are any employes of the house who ever earned so much mon ey in a week before as they aro earn ing here n'W with or.e clays pay cut off. For instance the proof readers are getting $6 a day. That makes them draw down a week under the new system. Now I don't believe one of them ever drew $20 before, so I guess they will manage to live for a while yet. If they can't they always have the privilege of quitting because I find there are several hundred of persons In Michigan who nrenxlous to take their Jobs even at the reduced pay and would doubtless accept them if we cut It still further." EMMA CALVE IS ILL. Prima Donna Has "Indian Fever" and Cancels American Tour. Isnn Angeles, Feb. 4. Emma Calve, the prima donna. Is seriously 111 In Kobe, Japan, with an attack of In dian fever, and her forthcoming Amer ican tour has been canceled. Mme. Calve started eastward from Europe some time ugo on a concert tour around the world. During her engagement in Calcutta Mme. Calve contracted a species of slow fever, and by the time she reached Japan she was Ro 111 that at Kobe she was forced to abandon the tour and submit to expert medical treatment. LEE CHRISTMAS. AN AMERICAN, Military Leader cf Revolutionists In Honduras Takes Over Ad-; ministration of Puerto, Cortez GOVtRNKItHT TROOPS IFAVE Yankee General and His Men are Well Received by the Populace. U. S. to Offer Mediation to Rival Faotions. Puertoy Cortez, Honduras, Feb. 4. General Lee Chrlrftmas, the revolution ary military leader, has taken over the administration of this city, evacuated several days ago by the government forces, and held by International troops, pending the arrival of the Rev olutionists. Christmas and -his men were cordially received by the popu lace. U. S. to Offer Mediation. Washington, D. C, Feb. 4. Pending the receipt of word from General Bo nllla. Revolutionary leader In Hon duras, concerning the tender of the good offices of the United States in an endeavor to restore peace in the re public, the American government will take no further action. Commander Davis of the gunboat Taeoma Is to communicate the offer to Bonllla. If he accepts the mediation of this gov ernment, the United States will for mally undertake the task of attempt ing to bring the fac tions together with ultimate peace In view. Rebels in Haytl Make 'Headway. . Washington, D. C, Feb. 4. The Revolutionists In Haytl. according to a rumor which has reached Port Au Prince, the capital, have captured Fort Liberty, Onanamlntat and Trou. This Information was conveyed to the state department today In a telegram from American Minister Furniss at Port Au Prince. FREIGHT TO CHANGE TIME. South Shore Lengthens Schedule 20 Minutes to Handle More Cars. Supt. Smith of the Mineral Range railroad, stated thin morning that he has received notice that the arrival of the freight train into tho copper coun try on and after February 12, will he Just 20 minutes later than at present. Tho train now reaches Hancock dally at 5:50 p. m. Tho change in lime of nrrlYul Is for the purpose of reducing tho rate of speed in the trip from Chi cago and to handle more cars. Tlw South Shore road will not make any changes In its passenger schedule, It Is believed. The same schedule to tho Straits of Mackinac, Including the Soo, leaving here at 9:45 o'clock each morning, nnd to Duluth and other points leaving Calumet at 10:13 o'clock each night will foe ac'hered to. There Is every likelihood, however, that .both the Northwestern an St Taul trains will arrive in Calumet one hour later each day, and leave one hour earlier, on and after February 12. EMIGRATION FROM IRELAND. Report Shows Big Increase in 1910 Over Year 1909. Dublin, Ireland, Feb. 4. Last year's emigration returns show that 32,457 Irish people left their native land for other countries during 1910, and that three out of every four went to the United States. This shows an Increase of nearly 4,000 over the previous year, and over 6.000 of these emigrants traveled on prepald-passngo tickets. An undue proportion of the emi grants left from Ulster, the most pros perous province in Ireland. This is probably owing to the fact that there are proportionately more agricultural laborers and artisans in the north, for it Is from this class chiefly that emi grants are recruited. As land pur chase progresses, the Irish farmer will gradually become more and more set tled and contented, while on the other hand the laborers and artisan, having no Interest in houses or lands, will em igrate readily in senrch of higher wages. England and Scotland employ thousands of Irish harvestmen, who leave their own country annually to work for farmers who appreciate them and pay them well. HEARING ON RECIPROCITY. Thursday Set as Date to Closo Hear ing Lumbermen May Not Oppose. Washington. D. C. F!b. 4. Chair man Payne of tho House Ways and Moan's committee nnnounced today that the hearings before that commit ted regarding the Canadian reciprocity agreement will to a close next Thurs day at 5 p. m. The lumbermen today said they would not opposo tho lum ber schedule If logs were put on the free list NOTED PRESBYTERIAN DEAD. Neenah, Wis., Feb. 4. Rev. Dr. J. E. Chapln aged eighty, former state mod erator of the synod of the Presbyterian e'hurrh In Wisconsin is dad. NO EQUALIZATION BOARD. Michigan Without One and Legisla-4 ture Must 8upply Want. , Lansing, Mich., Feb. 4. Michigan has no state hoard of equalization. It will be up to tho present legislature, t'j In some manner provide for such a body in order that taxes may be prop erly and equally, spread throughout the state and upon all class- of prop erty, This discovery was msde at a ses sion held with the governor at which tho attorney general, tb member of the committees on taxation In both houses, wm railroad attorneys and other taxation nharps wero 'present. At this time It wag discovered, or at least announced, that under the new constitution the board of equalliwUinn had been knocked out and some sort of -body to perform its functions would have to be created by tho present leg islature. At this session, too, the state tax commission, which wan represented, argued strongly to tho effect that the ad valorem system of taxation is all right and should not be ch:ined ex cept that It hud not, up to date, been properly administered and. thnt now tho fctate tax commission tuiu)d ?o "liven a wider range ef powers to in- estimate levy assessments. A largo mmiVr of tnKritI.ui - ques tions were considered, the governor expressing his views plainly on all vtibjec ts. SWEENEY 13 QUALIFIED. New Secretary of Raijroad Commis sion an Experienced Railroader. Lansing. Mich., Fclu ' .4. Wlllard N. Sweeney of Day City, who was chot-en by the state railroad commission to succeed Samuel Kelb'y as stcretary of the commission, will begin his new dutlea next Tuesday. Mr. Sweeney appears to bo admir ably i.l tied for the position, ns be ha a had llftcvm years of ruilroad experience with the Michigan Central railroad and for the last two years has been county clerk of Ray county. Prior to that time he was deputy county ch'ik. The new secretary will enter the office on trial and will le on probation for probably 90 days. MAY POSTPONE TRIAL. Bigamy Case Against Mrs. Doxey is Docketed for Monday. Clayton. Mo., Feb. 4. The bigamy case of Mrs. Dora Doxey Is docketed for trial hero Monday, but another postponement may be ordered on ac count of the ilJii'f! of the defendant. Mrs. Doxey Is accused of marrying William J. Frder while she was the wife of Dr. Loren B. Doxey. Last sum mer Mrs. Doxey was tried In St. Iouis on the charge of murdering Krder and was acquitted. The bigamy case has been set for trial several times, but each time Mrs. Doxey lias been unable to attend, owing to illness. WARM WELCOME FOR WHITE. Ottumwa, la., Feb. 4. Two thousand citizens welcomed home John P. White the new! elected president of the United IMlno Workers today. The pa rade was headed by tho Iowa brigade hand which escorted Whlto to the hall where tho formal reception was held. PARLIAMENT TO OPEN ON MONDAY EXTRA PRECAUTION TAKEN TO PREVENT SUFFRAGETTE DEMONSTRATIONS NEAR. WESTMINSTER. London, Feb. 4. Everything Is In readiness for the opening of parlia ment Monday. In view of the stirring national Issues with which the speech from tho Throne is bound to deal the event Is certain to attract extraordin ary nttention. It Is learned that the greatest precautions are being taken to prevent any suffragette demonstra tion In the vicinity of Westminster on the day of the opening. There are few scenes more Impos ing than that to be witnessed in the House of Lords when Parliament Is opened by the King with the full state ceremony. It is customary for his Ma jesty to wear the brilliant uniform of field marshal, which is partly conceal ed by his great state robes. The Queen likewise wears over her gorgeous gown a clonk of snowy ermine. Her small diamond crown and the bright ribbon of the Order of the Garter add to the brilliant effects of her appearance'. Besides their Majesties sit the Duke and Duchess of ConnaUght and other members of the royal family, while clustered around are the great officers of State. Teers In their robes make n line of white and scarlet along the back benches. In front sit the peer esses In beautiful dresses, with white plumes waving In their hair and dia monds glittering In countless tiaras and pendants. .. . 4 j Jf - THE WEATHER. v 4. .J. Snow flurries to-night or Sunday. Colder to-night. Temperatures! Midnight. 20; 3 a. m., 12: a. m.. 11; D a. m., 9; highest yesterday, 29. GOULD WEDDING ELABORATE ON Miss Vivian Gould to Join Eng : 'Iish Peerage Through Mar- riage With Lord Decies of London. SMART SET IS INTFRfSTfD Groom is Famous Polo and Cricket Pyr Saw Services in. Cam . paign Against Mad Mullah ! and in Boer War. New York. Feb. 4. Tho .wedding (of j Mj.ss Vivien (ioiild, second daughter ,of ; Mr. and Mrs. .George J.. Gould, and Ioi"d Deelcs of London, , which is to j take place Tuesday,, .is' the'talk of! fashionable New York. The affair now promises to be more gorgeous , and elaborate than was contemplated hi the early plans. From present indica tions it will be' the most notable affair of the kind that has taken place In the, metropolis in a long time. . The ceremony will be performed at 4 eciock In the afternoon in fashionable St. Bartholomew's . church In Madison Avenue, 'iilshop David ,11. Greer will officiate, assisted by the rector, the Rev. Dr, LelRhton Parks. Will Be. Pretty Service. I Lord .Declea will await bis bride ut tho altar, with his cousin. Lord Alastair Graham, of.'tbo Rojal Navy, a son of the Duke of M en t rose, who will be his best, man. ,Mlts Edith Gould will at tend her. sinter as maid of honor. The bridesmaids will bo Miss Emeilne Holmes',, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Jabish" Holmes of New York; Miss Louise . Cromwell, daughter of Mrs. tyivcr Cromwell of Washington; Miss Beatrice Claflln, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Claflin of New York und Lakewood; Miss Allison Pierce, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Winslow S. Pierce of Bayvtl'.e, L. I.: Miss Hope Hamil ton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Hamilton of New York, and Miss Hannah Randolph, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Randolph of Phila delphia. Bachelor Dinner Tonight. Miss Gloria Gould, the live-year-old sister of the bride, and Miss Diana Dalziel, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Y. Dnlzh r, will be the Mower girls. The ushers are to be Karl Per cy, Lord Camoys, phoenix Ingrahain, Robin Gray, Robert H. Russell, Frank W. Crowninshield, Monroe Robinson, and Anthony Drexel, Jr. Tonight, at Delmonico's, Lord Decies gives his bachelor dinner, with his best man, the ushers and several other Intimate friends as his guests. Ceremony at Church. The bride will enter the church on the arm of her father, Mr. George J. Gould. She will wear a robe of white satin trimmed with point lace. The veil will be of point lace and will ex tend to the hem of the train. After the church ceremony the bridal party and guests will be driven over to the Fifth Avenue home of the Goulds, where on elaborate reception will be hfld. For the last week mechanics, deco rators and chefs have been hard at work preparing for the wedding and reception. Tho town house of the Goulds has passed through an Internal transformation, and has left the hands of the painters, decorators and up holsterers more magnificent than ever. Bride Not Yet Eighteen. The bride of next week is not yet eighteen years old and made her so ciety debut only a few weeks ao. She is the fourth child of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Gould, there being two older brothers, Klngdon and Jay. and Mrs. Anthony J. Drexel, Jr., an elder sis ter. She has a brother and two sis ters much younger than herself. Miss Gloria Gould being the baby of the family. Miss Gould Is rather tall, slender and dark, with a richly colored complexion, and Is fond of outdoor pports. Iist May she nccompanled her family abroad to attend the wed ding of Miss Margarette Drexel, sister of her brother-in-law, and Viscount Maidstone, and It was during this visit that she first met her future husband. Lord Decies Forty Five. Lord Decies Is forty-five years old and succeeded to his title a short time ago throuph the death of his brother. He Is a Lieutenant Colonel of the Seventh llussards and a member of the Distinguished Service Order. He has fought In many campaigns, serv ing against the Mad Mullah. In the Matabele war and the Boer war. He is famous as a polo player anl a cricketer and Is kefnly Interested In hunting and racing. The peerage of Lord Decies is an Irish one and does not carry with it a seat In the House of Lords. It was created Just a century ago In favor of the first Marquis of Waterford's younger brother. William Beresford. Not First Alliance. The members of the Beresford fam ily are closely linked to America through marriage. Tho youngest brother of Lord Decies, the Hon. Ar thur Beresford, married Miss Florenoe Miller of Providence, R. I., and they now make tflelr home on a ranch In Alberta. John George Beresford, an other of the family, took for his bride Miss Emllie Iselin, daughter of the lute Adrian Iselin of New York. Then there was Ixrd William Beresford. who married the American widow of the Duke of Marlborough, who before her first marriage was Miss Lilliam Price, daughter of Commodore Cicero Irice of the United States Navy. MOODY SCHOOL CELEBRATION. Graduates Gather to Mark Twenty .Fjfth Anniversary. Chicago, 111., Feb. 4. Hundreds of giad,uates. and former students of the Moody Bible Institute, the school founded, here by the;laie D. .L: Moody for the training of liible teachers, are returning-to the city to participate In the celebration of the twenty-Uftb an niversary of the founding of the insti tution. The Jubilee celebration will begin tomorrow which will be the seventy-fourth anniversary of Mr. Moody's birth. The exercises will last through the entire week. The pro gramme will include the anniversary sermon by . Rev. Reuben A. Torrey, former superintendent of the institute, and 'lectures by such well known di vines, evangelists and other religious workers e s Bishop Cheney, Bishop Vinoent. Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman, John Willis ISacr, Charles M. Alexander and Rev. Charles Stelzie. BISHOP HICKEY 15 50. One of Youngest Members of Catholic Hierarchy in America. Rochester. N. Y.. Feb. 4. The Right Rev. Thomas F. Hickey of this city, one of the youngest members of the Roman Catholic hierarchy In America, received congratulations today on his fiftieth birthday anniversary'. Bishop Hickery was born In Rochester and received his education at St. Joseph's Provincial Semmary in Troy. In 1905 he was appointed coadjutor to Bishop McQuaid and upon the de-ath of that prelate In 1909 he succeeded to the bishopric. WILL PROTECT THE ANTELOPE GOVERNMENT IS PREPARING TO ; SAVE LAST OF GREAT HERD THAT ONCE SWARMED THE PLAINS. Washington, Feb. 4. Game Warden Rush, of the Wichita Game Refuge in the State of Oklahoma, has Informed the Department of Agriculture of the receipt in good condition of 8 head of antelope, which came from the Nation al herd in the Yellowstone Park. Through the generosity of members of the Boone and Crockett Club of New York, funds were furnished for cap turing and transporting these animals from Wyoming to Oklahoma. The news of the arrival of the antelope at their destination has been received with satisfaction by the Department officials, who are much Interested in the attempt to preserve this interest ing game animal. The pronghorned antelope Is unlike any other antelope on the face of the earth, and has so many peculiarities that naturalists class It In a family by Itself. Formerly existing by thous ands on our open Western plains, It has now been so reduced In numbers that Its absolute extinction Is certain In the very near future unless protec tion Is given to the few remaining. It does not do well east of the Mississippi River, and enn not be successfully bred In captivity; but It thrives if allowed to roam practically free within large enclosures and under conditions close ly approaching the natural ones. In 1908 the Biological Survey esti mated that the total number of ante lope In the United States had been re duced to 17,000. Of these about 10,000 wero in Montana, Wyoming, and the Yellowstone National Park, and, the remaining 7,000 were distributed in 12 other states. On the Wichita Game Refuge It Is hoped that the antelope will find them selves in surroundings suited to their Increase. The Wichita Js really a Na tional Forest, and Game Warden Rush acts as Its supervisor and attends to all the business involved in Its admin istration. But on tho Wichita, which was set aside by Act of Congress at a National Game Refuge because of Its especial suitability to act as a breeding place for the wild creatures of the plains and lower Rocky Mountain re gions, the importance of the game work has overshadowed the ordinary uses of a National Forest. There are over 150 National Forests, but only two National Game Refuges. TO HEAR MASCAGNI'S SUIT. Postponement Will be Asked When Case is Brought Up. Rome. Feb. 4. Announcement is made that a postponement will be asked In the trial of the suit brought by Slgnor Pietro Mascagnl, the com poser, against Llebler and company, the New York theatrical managers, when the case comes up In Milan next Monday. The purpose of the com poser In bringing the suit Is to free his opera "Ysobel" from any engagement under nn American contract, thus per mitting him to produce,' the opera wherever he may please. TAKE THE-Uff OF A PERSIAN MINISTER TODAY While Returning From Parliament Sani Ed Dowleh is Slain by Two Daring Armenian Assassins MURDERERS ARE AT LIBERTY After Killing Two Policemen Daring Assassins Make Good Their Es cape Are Pursued By Spectators. Teheran, Persia, Feb. 4. Sani Ed Dowleh, Persian minister of finance, was shot dead in the street today. Ills assassins were two Armenians. The minister was returning home from a meeting of parliament when he was attacked. Death was almost In stantaneous. As he fell the murderers lied, pursued by persons who "wit nessed the killing. They killed two policemen and escapt. THE FUR SEAL QUESTION. Houghton Man Receives Letter from Bureau of Fisheries. According to a communication which a Houghton man has received from H. M. Smith, acting commissioner of the. bureau of fisheries of the department cf commerce and labor, there is a re mote possibility that fur-seals may be Introduced into Lake Superior, al though he states that the department has never given the matter any thought hitherto. From time to time articles have ap peared in the press of the country sug gesting the stocking of Lake Superior with fur-seals. This Houghton man made an inquiry which brought an ex planation. It appears that the bureau of fisheries has now at Washington & pair of young fur-seals which were brought down from the Priblof Is lands In the fall of 1909 and have been kept in captivity ever since. These are the first fur-seals that have ever been successfully retained in captiv ity. They are kept in a large pool of fresh water at the bureau, fed reg ularly and properly and have grown apparently quite as rapidly as they would under natural conditions. The experiment Is interesting and gives some encouragement to the bureau to believe in the possibility of introducing the fur-seal into waters which It did not previously occupy, but whether or not the animal will thrive in Lake Su perior remains to be demonstrated ac cording to the information received from Mr. Smith. There has been some interesting talk of raising seals to compete with the fur prices demanded by the large fur companies of Alaska, and it has been suggested that the price of a sea! skin coat can be lowered to a sum within the means of the ordinary per- HONOR DOLLIVER'S MEMORY. Methodist Churches of Iowa to Ob serve Memorial Sunday. Des Moines, la., Feb. 4. All of the Methodist Episcopal churches in Iowa and many in others sections of the cenjntry have arranged to observe to morrow as "Dolllver Memorial Sun day." in recognition of the work of the late Senator Jonathan P. Dolllver in advancing tho work of the church and supporting its various benevolences. CHILD BREAKS COLLAR BONE. The three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ioonard Wlllmann, of Seventh "treet. Red Jacket, accidentally "broke one of in collar bones last night. The Child was iplaylng after It had 1een placed In bed, and accidentallly fell to the floor, causlnv the fracture. It has "been reduced, and the 'hoy Is rest ing easily. Mr. Wlllmann In In the em ploy of Baer Bros. HACK WINS; POLE LOSES. Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 4. George Hackenschmldt, the Russlon wrestler, won from Ous Schoenleln (Americus) of Baltimore, Md., In straight falls here last night. The first fall came In 1:20:30. and the second fall In 18:15. CITY TO PAY WATER BILL. After Superintendent W. J. Hntton had signed an agreement that the P.s canaba Water company would net raise Its rates the present year and that It would continue to furnish free water for street and park sprinkling purposes and after Alderman Valen tine, Oarrity, Klrkpatrlek and John son bad fought the action, the city council votI to pay the hydrant rent al bill, amounting to $4,487.67. Super intendent, Hatton pleaded that the company was 1n iflnanclal straits (be cause of the refusal of the city and private water consumers to settle.