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NEW CALUMET NEWS Ada TaJI You Where to Gat tha Bast Bargains. VOL XXX CALUMET HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, MONDAY AFTERNOON FEBRUARY 6, 1911 NO. 82 TVVO MORE FOR IDE UNSEATING OF MR. LORiMER the late William John Hlgglns, who died six years nijo. The deceased is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Mary SIncock. Ar rangements for the funeral have, not been announced but it will likely be held from the Calumet M. K. church BRITAIN'S KING READS MESSAGE TO PARLIAMENT FEDERAL TROOPS OUTGENERAL THE MAJOR G. 0. SQUIER. GEORGE VON L MEYER. Of PRINT PAPER ENTER PROTEST Army Officer Who Invented Multiple Telephone 8ystem. Secretary of tha Navy, Who Seeks to Introduce Business Methods. MEXICAN REBELS on Wednesday or Thursday. Ho Evening Complete Without THE CALUMET NEWS Calumet's Homa Paper. Senators Burton and Young De clare AttltudeToday, theFor mer Defending Cullom From Attack APPEAL BY PROGRESSIVE CLUB Newly Organized Republican League Issues Request to Country to Bring About Direct Elec tion of Senators. Washington, D. C. Fob. 6. Senator lturton of Ohio toduy spoke againBt the adoption of the committee report exonerating Iiorlmer from charges of bribery. At the same time he took oc casion to defend Cullom from the Inti mation Bailey of Texas made Satur day that the means used to elect Lori mer were the same as had been em ployed in the election of Cullom. Young Aga'n&t Lorimer. IK-S Moines, Ia., Feb. 6. Senator Young announced today he will vote to unseat Lorimer and for the popular flection of senators. May Vote on Lorimer Case. The situation has changed somewhat In respect to the Lorimer case. It now looks as If there may be a vote during the session. Senator Burrows, chair man of the committee on elections, has promised It, and there are others who favor Senator Lorimer who deny that there Is any plan to filibuster against a vote. As this matter Is entirely In the hamls of the senate and requires no nc tion by the house any day before March 4 will be sifflclcnt for the re cording of the senate decision as to whether Senator Lorimer is to con tinue as a member of the body. Direct Election Appeal. Washington, D. C, Feb. 6. An ap peal to the country to assist in com piling the adoption of the resolution providing for th popular election of senators was issued today by the exe cutive committee of the national Progressive Republican league. Friends of the movement aro requested to wire or write their senators Immediately. Its Paasage Indicated. 1 Senator Borah is determined that there shall be a vote on his resolution in time to obtain consideration by the house. He will urge the senators who oppose it to make their speeches early In the week. After waiting what he believes to be a reasonable time, he says he will insist upon continued con sideration until a vote Is had. The In dications are that he has sufficient votes to carry out his program. The situation Is extremely Interest ing. A large majority of the Repub licans are opposed to the resolution, but the progressive Republicans and the Democrats control the situation by two or three votes. Several efforts were made by Senator Rorah to have a day fixed on which to take a vote, but un nnimous consent thus far has been re fused. If the resolution . passes t! " senate. It Is not known what Its fate .il lx in the house. This resolution will en counter a crowded calendar and per haps an unwillingness on the part of th! members to give time to a measure in which they have so little concern, Scores Newspaper Men. Washington, l. C, Feb. 6. A re markable scene occurred in the House today when Rep. Macon, of Arkansas, arraigned newspaper men, who he claimed sought to Intimidate him, and dramatically asked what protection the members of Congress had. The In cident was the outgrowth of a passage Saturday between tho Arkansas repre sentative and a newspaper corres pondent whom he had denounced. The House adopted a resolution pro viding for tho Investigation of the In cident by a sub-commltteo of the Ju diciary committee, which Is empow ered to summon and examine witnesses under oath, and to report by Februa ry 18. OSBORN GIVES ADDRESS. New York, Feb. 6. A discourse upon the role that Michigan men are des tined to take In leading the pVogress of their country was the keynote of an address delivered Saturday night by Governor Chase S. Osborn, of Michi gan, before the "national dinner" given hy Michigan University Alumni of th Knstern States. Governor Osborn said, in part: "The prestige and potency of a Uni versity depend to a great degree upon the usefulness and loyalty of Its alum-nl- The stronger the alumnla and the finer hla fibre the greater Is his re sponsibility. Michigan men are doing their part In the service of society. Everywhere they are giving their "irength and courage and charity, to the Work of inli-lnir th nrnhlom of elf government. "Everywhere Michigan men have hastened to buckl. on the armor of (S by American Tres Association. both public and private endeavor. Their accomplishments in all walks of life are an honor to their Alma Mater. To these line college men of yesterday and to those who will recruit their militant marks tomorrow I would give every encouragement to keep on bravely in the way they have been go ing. I would urge them to lead In the battles for our country and our civil- i l.ation. The pendulum hns swung briefly away from the fundamentals of our civilization, which I would state as being found In the simple but sternal truths of Christianity. "Our Christian civilization of today Is contesting for human service with Huddhlsm, Mohammedanism, Drah minlsm and the lesser beliefs that seek to guide the people of the world into human pathways. Often times the very simplicity of Christian virtue and Its common presence falls to Impress the younger mind trained In the great universities of America and F.uropc. Our Immature scholars Incline to turn to Plato, Tythageras, Zarathustra and Confuclas, as offering In their nebulous attractiveness more agreeable mental pabulum. They do not at first always remember the failure of these philos ophies to uplift the world In a practic al and catholic manner. "The more serious task of leadership today is to guide our people back to their mourlngs of truth and love. Let science have its swing and philosophy its Hying, but let us remember that ours Is a civilization of Christ and that all we have In Christendom grows out of the persistant interpretations and applications ofthe religion of the Nuzarene. Agnestlcian Is cowardice. Infidelity Is a disease. Apostacy Is j disloyalty. "Men educated In popular universi ties like Michigan must and will help the public to bear the burdens of high er and fuller education by giving of their means and influence to the ex pansion and growth of their Alma Ma ter. Michigan men are pioneers. Lot them blaze the way for a now philan throphy that has for its effective pur pose the financial strengthening of these splendid state Institutions that haveS.cen up to the present sustained by the people, but which must in the future, in order to live and compete, ihnve a share of the profits In their in vestment In their alumni, which has made their material succors possible." AUTO LICENSE CASH. Total Th"s Year Will Exceed Last Ye?r'a Aggregate of $66,000. Imsing. Mich., Feb. . Iast year the cocrotary of state's depnrtmoiit re ceived ai proximately $6n,tM0 from tho Fale of automobile and chauffeurs' li censes, thereby establishing a new record, but Secretary of State Martin dale bcli?vcs the amount received thl vear will b" considerably larger. Mr. '.M irtlndale bases his estimate on tho amount that has been paid In up to th- present time. Since the new licenses vsere placed on sale his de partment has roc-lved J29.947. nearly half as irvj?li was paid In during the previous twelve months. When the new license plates were received. Secretary Marttndale notified tho f lice departments of every city, so that drivers can not use the old rum be? plates. All'of the money received from the salo of automobile licenses Is turned Into tho general fund of tho state treasury. ARCHBISHOP GAINS STRENGTH Philadelphia. Pa.. IVb. 6. Arch- blh ; Ryan was a mue suo.. . morning after a good night and took .1I1 food. S Rlshop Whltaker, of the protestant ,.......,,ni diocese of Pennsylvania, quite 111 wlh the grip, is resting eas ily. SMITH BEATS THOMPSON. Sydney. New South Wales. Feb. 6. Dave Smith, Australian middleweight champion. today defeated 'Johnny Thnmoson. the American pugilist, on point. In a twenty-round contest. Representative Appears Before Ways and Means Committee to Argue Against Can adian Reciprocity SAYS INDUSTRY IS IN DANGER Canadian Would Reap Advantage if Treaty is Adopted, He Declares Gets Little Sympathy From . the . Committee. Washington, 1. C. Fob. 6. The House was and means committee to day received three protests av.alnst I Canadian reciprocity. The most Im portant wus from t!ie manufacturers of iprint paper. The, questions and re marks of the inemiber.1; seemed to in dicate little sympathy with this pro test In resopr.se to questions from Rep resentative I'.autolt or lllinol.', Mr. Hu go, representatlng the manufacturers, said the price of print paper In the United States went up after the pass age of the Payne-Aldrleh law. Huso said the "price, was abnormally low during the tariff agitation preceding the enactment of the Payne-Aldrlch act, and the Increase since its parage had been duo to the return to normal prices. Clark of iMIssouri wanted to know If the increase was not due to "you gentlemen artificially fixing the pike." That Hugo denied. T1t manufacturer said that the placing of print paper on the free list would smash the Am erican Industry. Randall of Texas suggested that that was what the man ufacturers said would happen If the duty was reduced eighteen months ago. WOMEN TO VOTE TOMORROW. Prepared to Exercise Right of Fran chise at Seattle Election. Seattle, Wash., Feb. 6. In tho elec tion here tomorrow tho recall will go to tho stiffest test It has had since It was first adopted as a feature In the government of American municipali ties. The election is to decide whether the present mayor, Hiram C. Gill, shall bo made to give up his office. Charges of corruption in the police department and unrestrained vice evils were made the grounds of the recall petition. Mayor Gill, as a candidate for re-elec tion, Is seeking vindication at the hands of the voters. His opponent is George W. Pilling, who is the can didate of the Welfare league, repre senting the reform element. The cam paign has been one of the Intense bit terness. Mass meetings have been held almost nightly to protest against the conditions alleged to exist In the city and ministers have appealed from their pulpits for the citizens to aid In the fight against the social evil. One of tho most interesting features of the contest Is the fact that the votes of the women of Seattle may decide the issue. The women of this state wero granted the right of suffrage at the last td teflon and this la the first oppor tunity afforded them to exercise that right REHEARING IN RUEF CASE. San Francisco's Political Boss Fight ing for Freedom. San Francisco, Cal Feb. 6. The case of Abraham Ruef, tho former lo- litlcal boss of San Francslco who was K ntenced to fourteen years In the pen itentiary for bribery of a supervisor, came up for rehearing today In the state supreme court. Ruef was con victed two years ago after a trial that lasted nearly four months and which was made sensational by the attempt to assassinate Francis J. Henney, the special prosecutor In the case. Since his conviction every twist and turn known to tho law has Wen employed to save the former political boss from prison. Recently he has been enjoying his lllerty under $230,000 ball. The main contention in support of the pre Kent request for a new trial Is that the receiver of the bribe is an accomplice and equally guilty with the giver of bribe money, and that thus far his testimony is Inadmissible. Should this contention bo upheld by the supreme court. In opposition to the opinion ex pressed by the appelate court, many of the principal witnesses against Ruef would bo disqualified from testifying. DEATH OF AGED RESIDENT. Mrs. Mary Jane Higgina Passes Away at Age of 73. Mrs., Mary Jane Hlgglns, aged 73. died at 10:30 at her home on Iroquois street, Laurlum, today. Old age was the cause of death. The late Mrs. Hlg glns was a pioneer resident of the cop per country. She was-English born and came to the Lake Superior country forty-aeven years ago, settling at Han cock. Mrs. Hlgglns made her home In the Calumet community the past thir ty-seven years. She was the wife of CONCERNS MRS. EDDY'S SON. Court is Asked to Restrain Him From Contesting Will. . Concord, N. II., Feb. 6. An answer to the bill of equity filed by George W. Glover of Lead, S. IX, who seeks a writ of certiorari in the effort to' have the will of his mother, tho late Mrs. Mary Raker Eddy, founder of Christian Sci ence, declared Invalid, was presented In the superior court late Saturday night by counsel for the executors of the will. The answer disputes the claim of the petitioner In the bill that' the statutes of New Hampshire and Massachusetts prohibit tho First church of Christ. Science, In Roston from legally receiv ing tho residuary bequests, which amount to about 11.500.000. While tin statutes in question limit tho amount of the bequest to any one church the defendants aver that the bequest of Mru. F.ddy Is Intended "for denomina tional or other uses which are not con fined to one church." The defendants deny that there Is no regular system of educational and charitable work connected with the mother church and say that "on the contrary the fundamental purpose for which the church was established and exists, namely the promotion of the doctrines of Christian Science, is es sentially merltable." Another irirc'rul argument set forth Is that' George- W. Clover has released nil claims ns heir to the estate of his mother and has bound himself never to contest or question 'any disposition of the property she might make. The defendant nsks that the present bill be rsmlFsed and that Clever .bo enjoined and commanded by the court not to bring, maintain or prosecute in any court uiiy otherproceedlngH relat ing to an alleged claim of interest In .Mrs. Kddy's estate. GIVES HINT TO DEMOCRATS. Roosevelt Ssys There's Room For Progress in That Party. New York, Feb. 6. An editorial ar ticle In the current issue of the Out look, to which Col. Roosevelt is con tributing editor, and which is suppos ed to reflect his sentiments, endorses the new Republican league and makes the suggestion that there Is room for a similar organization In the Demo rrRtle. nartv. The article says: "We welcome the organization of the National Progressive Republican league to promote popular government and progressive legislation as a sign that In one of great parties It Is seen that special Interest vs. public welfare is the paramount Issue." BUSSE WON'T RUN AGAIN. Mayor of Chicago Announces That Ha is Out of tha Race. Chicago, III.. Feb. 6. Mayor Russo announced eurly today ho would not be a candidate for re-eW'tion this -pring. Alderman Charles. K. Merrlam, of Chicago, the Unlv.erslty professor who headed the iM'erriam Investigation comirnls.lon, and John R. Thompson, former count treasurer, are the lead ing aspirants for the nomination on tho Republican ticket. There ure three democratic aspirants for nomination at the primaries, former Mayors Dun- rcn and Harrison and Andrew J. Gra ham, u banker. 4. r : THE WEATHER. y 4. 4. 4. .j. .j. .J. . 4. Snow tonight and prcbably Tuesday. Warmer tonight. Temperatures: Midnight, 10; 3 a. m., 'j 6 a. m., 9; 9 a. m.. 10. Highest yesterday, n. JUDS0N C. CLEMENTS. Georgia Democrat Who Is Head of Interstate Commerce Commission. VV''V 'v;v'r v'vS tt-rUi f - "l V:,, . u : .. . . -i C : , iky y:V&1 mm Ceremony of Opening Parliament , '.Was Strictly in Accordance j With Time Honored j Custom. . - EXPECT IMPORTANT SESSION Many Popular : Measures to be Acted - "- t ' - i ' - Upon But it iav Hoped to Have Business Disposed of Before . Coronation in June. la ill London. Feb. 6.. Thq royal stand and tho union . Jack, of old. Unglaud tugged and tore In the brisk wind froiji the spires of the houses or Rurllamoit this morning, a silent token of "thf fact that the day designated for the reassembling of Parliament had ar rived. The usual crowds began to as semble outfid.j the Rates of Westmin ster I'alace ard at un early hour, and by noon several thousand people were massed about the outer entrances to the legislative chamber. ' The crowds which lined the route from Rucklng- ham I'alace to, Westminster, to view Ht.((lal comi)08ltln or ,n ntial the royal procession, also were unus- , fum.tIonSi all(l lne readjustment of re ually larKe. - Guardsmen, - assisted ' iatlona between the two bouses. nunoreos oi ponce, Kepi me upeciuiors back, but they had little to do. According to Precedent. In view of the stirring national Is sues with which the speech from the Throne was bound to deal the pictur esque ceremony in the House of Lords was never attended wMh more glamor and splendor. The ceremony was In strict accordance with precedent. The procession to the chamber whs of the ! felony but in drafting the bill a Joker same c haracter as on the similar o- J h11ipc1 In and if the proposed act be casions in the past, and within was loonies 'a law there Is every chance of seen the same state pageantry, historic dresses, and revival of ancient forms. After robing. King George and Queen Mary entered the House of Lords and j occupied their thrones, beneath a can- opy, with the great officers of state clustered about them. King George Reads Message.." Directly the royal couple took their places the King said, "Pray be seated," and then followed an Interval whllt Rlack Rod summoned members of the House of Commons. Lord Loreburn, Lord High Chancellor, then approach ed the throne, and on bended knee handed his Majesty a copy of the speech. The King put his cocked hat on his head, and while seated re ad the speech in a loud, clear tone, amid In tense silence. At the conclusion of the rpeech the King rose, and, giving his hand to the Queen, descended the throne, and the ceremony camo to an end. Unusal haste was shown by those present to leave the precincts of the chamber, as If anxious to discuss the effects of the official pronouncement. In making the declaration of faith, King George used for the first time the amended form, adopted at the last session of Parliament and which omits the traditional reference to the Cath olic church, which was offensive to the adherents of that faith. Important Session Expected. The present session of parliament Is expected to be one of the most mo mentous in the modern history of the United Kingdom. This expectation appears certain of realization If the present programme of the government coalition is carried out, and that this will be done, or at any rate will be at tempted, there Is full reason to be lieve. The government regards the result of the la.te election as a popular man date for It to proceed rigorously with the policy It adopted In the last Par liament. It has, moreover, nof only a ajorlty sufficient to enable It to do bo. but also a majority requiring It to do so. Adjourns Before Coronation. How far tho government will he able to get with its programme is a matter of much speculation. It is hoped that all contentious measures, if not nil the business of the sessiom will be dis posed of before the coronation, whicn Is to take place the latter part of June. Rut to do that will require an extraor dinary expedition of business. There will necessarily be a debate on the ad dress, lasting two of three days. Im mediately thereafter the government intends to Introduce Its Mil Tor the abolition of the veto power of lords. In addition to this there are several other Important matters that will require much time. Anti-Veto Bill. The manner in which the anti-veto bill will be dealt with Is already a sub Ject of keen discussion. Refore the election It was declared by the highest government authorities that the bill must be passed letter perfect, without the slightest amendment. That de claration served as , good campaign material, but whether It will bo strict ly adhered to Is doubtful. It Is regard ed as more than likely that a spirit of concession and compromise will pre vail. Rut even If a compromise on the anti-veto bill Is promptly effected the session Is bound to be epoch making In the history of Westminster. It will US r ;. :. : v r. . : v , if ....... j v ' u' '' r V. ' -- J 'St- by American 1'sess Association. almost certainly mark the passing away of purely ' hert-dltary privilege in Rritish lawmaking, the reconstltu- llnn (Vin ,,.,,...r lluinl,.r ..lthr In ELKS ARE INTERESTED. Proposed 'Law In Washington Hits Membera of Order. Spokane, Wash., Feb. 6. Desiring to effectually stop the slaughter of the few elks remaining In the state of Washington the state legislature pro poses to make the killing of an elk a many members of the Renevolent Or der of Elks breaking rock at the state penitentiary. One of the provisions of the bill Is six years In the penitentiary and a fine of $2,000 as the maximum or three years Imprisonment and a fine of $500 as the minimum, If a person has In his possession) between Novem ber 1 and September 15, an elk tooth. the emblem of the order, unless he can prove In court that he did not himself kill the animal. Members of the R. P. O. K. are clamoring for the defeat or amendment of the bill. The part of tho act which makes killing an elk a felony Is not without precedent In California it Is a felony to kill an elk at any season. HEAVY STORM IN CHICAGO. Traffic is Demoralized, and the weath te ia Freezing Cold. j Chicago, 1111., Feb. 6. The enow and sleet which accompanied last night's storm, continued today to ham per traffic. Fully- two-thirds of the elevated train service Into the city could not bo operated and there was hardly less serious . Interference with the steam railroads. Trolley lines met with almost unsurmountable drifts In tho suburbs and for a time were en tirely out of commission. Instead of growing better, the sit uation threatened to become worse for a freezing temperature set In and gave promise of havoc with the al ready overstrained telegraph and tel ephone wires in all directions. Twelve Serious Accidents. Police records this afternoon show ed twelvo serious accidents to Chica- goans as the result of tho storm, one of them being fatal. Mrs. Jane Rob erts slipped off a third-story porch and was dashed to death on the ce ment ourt yard. Five policemen were knocked down from patrol wagons as they slewed over slippery streets and wero taken home; three women fell exhausted Into snow banks, one with a broken ankle, and -wore not found for hours afterwards; two men were "bit by street cars In the blinding snow, and another became exhausted and was frozen about the feet and head when found. Iavrnrort. la.. Feb. 6. Heavy snow storm tied up street railway traffic and delayed railroad trains for hours here today. Burlington. Ta., Feb. 6. A Llizzard lias raged here for tho pnst twenty four hours. Impeding all klns of traf fic. Six Inches of snow fell. BASEBALL TRANSACTIONS. Davenport. Ia., Fob. 6. Th-i Iaven- port baseball club today traded In fielder Fred Johnston for Outfielder Finney of the Ottumwa club. A. gen erons cah consideration accompanies Johnston. Milwaukee, Wis.. Feb. 6. .Pitcher John Nh holron, of Kau Claire, was today slaned by tho Milwaukee Amer ican association baseball club for the coming eaon. BIDS FOR TORPEDO BOATS. Washington. D. C, Feb. . Pi-Is were opened at the Navy Department today for the construction of the four submarine torpedo boats that were Authorized at the last session of Con jgTtss. Three Hundred Soldiers Fight Way Through Insurgent Ranks and Reinforce Juarez Garrison ATTACK ON TOWN IS DELAYED Insurractos are Forced to Withdraw to Replenish Ammunition and Sup pliesAeroplane to ba Used by th U. S. Paso, Texas, Feb. 6. Out-gener- alled in their efforts to prevent the en trance into Juarez of Col. Rabago and three hundred federal troops from the south, tho Revolutionists under Oroz co were reported this morning to have retired to Salamayuca, twenty miles south of Juarez, to replenish their sup plies of ammunition and await rein forcements. Th whereabouts of Ororco and other rebel leaders and commands is puzzling the federal officials. The members of the Insurrecto Junta de clare the rebels ran out of food and water and had to withdraw, tout will attack as soon as Orozco is reinforced by men from OJlnaga, east of here, and others from the Vicinity of Galea na Casas Grandes to the south. With the fear of Immediate attack dl'slpated, the tension in Juarez Is greatly relaxed and business houses' aro opened again. Aeroplane Wili B Used. Washington, D. C, Feb. 6. As far as an aeroplane can discover. General Hoyt, commander of the department of Texas, will probably soon be In a position to determine the facts as to the activities 'of the Insurgents along: the Mexican border. Conflicting re ports make the situation uncertain to the American troops endeavoring to maintain neutrality. Today, General Wood, chief of staff, let it e known at least one aeroplane will ibe Imme diately employed in observation work along the Rio Grande. Others will be added If necessary. Rebels Capture a Town. Washington. D. Cm FeU . The cap ture by the .Mexican revolutionists of San Ignacio, a town opposite Fort Hancock, Texas, was reported, to the state department today. BIG VICTORY FOR STATE. Decision Against Wir Companiea Means $200,000 Mora in Taxes. Lansing. Mich., Feb. 6. The deci sion of Judge Denlson of the United States circuit court at Grand Rapids in declaring the ad valorem tax of tel egraph and telephone companies con stitutional means, the payment of some $200,000 to the state, unless the decision Is reversed by the United States supreme court. In addition to this amount $130,000 has been paid by the companies. It also means that the wire companies will be obliged to pay their taxes annually In future, which means about $250,000 a year. The case was started May 12, 1910, when the Citizens' Telephone compa nies of Rattle Creek, Jackson, Grand, Rapids and Marshal and the Michigan State Telephone Company of Detroit, the Twin City and Renton Harbor, and the Union of Alma, served an injunc tion on Auditor-General Fuller, re straining him from attempting to dis pose of their property for taxes levied in 1909. The companies alleged dis crimination, as companies whose an nual tolls were less than $500 were exempted. The amount due Includes $20,000 interest. GOULD WEDDING TOMORROW. Smart Set Eagerly Awaiting Fashion able Social Event. New York, Feb. 6. All preparations have Jeen completed for the wedding of Miss Vivien Gould, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Gould, and Lord Decles of London, which Is to be the foremost event of Its kind In New York society this winter. Four o'clock tomorrow afternon Is the hour fixeJ for the ceremony, which vill be per formed In St Bartholomew's church and will be followed by a large recep tion at the Fifth avenue residence of the bride's parents. PLAYS WITH MATCHES; DIES. Keota, Ia.. Feb. 6. While on the way to a rural mail box, Leah Anderson, the five-year-old daughter of Sanford Anderson, stopped to play with matches on the porch of a neighbor's house. Her charred body was found a few hours later when her mother went In search of her. GERMAN AVIATOR IS KILLED. Berlin, Feb. . Lieutenant Stein of the German military aviation service was killed while making a flight over the military aviation field at Doeber Its today. Ills machine fell.