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member of the Associated Press. Today's Newt Today. THE CALUMET NEWS We cover the local field with a fine tooth co u every c'ay. All tit newt alt the tirre. VOL XX CALUMET HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 24, NO. 123 TRAIN ROBBERS LOOT CARS AND TAKE$20,000 Five Masked Men Rifle Mail and Express on St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railway EASILY HAKE THEIR ESCAPE After Appropriating Money They Get Away in Automobiles. North . western Train at Denison, Iowa, Alto Robbed. Coffeyville, Kansas, March 24. live men held up the St. Louts, Iron Moun tain and Southern railway train, No. 104, between Coffeyville and Lenapnh, Oklahoma, shortly after midnight, and after robbing the mall and express cart, escaped. The loss la Bald to be $20,000. The train had just pulled out of Le napah when the engineer heard "hands up." Turning he saw a masked man on the tender pointing a revolver at him. Four miles further on the train stopped In the bandit's order and the other masked men appeared. Two stood guard to prevent the passengers leaving coaches, while the others marched the engineer and fireman to a conch and locked them In. One re mained on guard whilo the others forced the express men out of the ex press car. They blew the safo to pieces, leisurely examined the pack ages ,took what they wanted and dis appeared In waiting automobiles. The passengers remained huddled In the coaches. As soon as the robbers dis appeared the trainmen returned to their places and brought the train to this city and notified the sheriff. Northwestern Train Robbed. Denison, Iowa, March 24. A masked man, who climbed aboard the rear car of the Northwestern train last night, forced the flagman at the point of a re volver to go ahead ln.o the sleeper. The stranger held up two passengers, securing fifty dollars cash, a diamond ring and a gold watch. He escaped. Two Men Get $2,500. Blue Mound, Ills., March 24. Two robbers walked Into the First National Hank about noon today and drove Francis Peck, the assistant cashier In to the vault, ami compelled him to un lock the safe and hand out $2,f00 In currency. They then locked Peck In the vault and escaped. Peck was In the vault twenty minutes before he at tracted attention. Bank Robbers Get $4,600. Hudson, Kansas, March 24. Five men blew up the safe of the state bank early today and after seriously wound ing Max Rice, the watchman, who at tempted to grapple with one of the robbers, escaped with J 4, COO. Robbery in Missouri Town. Curryville, Mo., March 24. Robbers Mew the safe in the bank here last lilght and escaped with $1,000. ARCHIE BUTT. A MA 'OR. Washington, IV C, March 21. ('apt. Archibald W. Putt. President Taft's military aide, today became a full fledged major in the army when tho president signed his commission. THREE YEARS IN THESTATE PEN HEAD OF MAIL ORDER HOUSE, CONVICTED OF SWINDLING HIS PATRONS IS SEN TENCED TODAY. Cincinnati. Ohio, March 24. William P. Harrison, head of a mail order house, convicted of using the malls to defraud, was today sent to the peni tentiary for three years and fined $1, 000. It was alleged he advertised and sold through the malls a vacuum car pet cleaner and a washing machine, neither of which would do tho work it was claimed It would do. HONOR FRENCH SOLDIERS. Monument to be Dedicated in The.r Memory Next Month. Annapolis. Md., March 24. An event of International Interest will take place here next month, when, under the auspices of the National Society of the Sons of the Revolution, a mon ument to the memory of French sol diers and sailors who gave their lives In the struggle for American Indepen dence will be unveiled on the campus of Rt. John's College. President Taft. Ambassador Jusserand and many high officers of the army and navy of the United Stites will attend the dedlca Hon. MAY MAKE THE GOVERNOR VETO COMMITTEES SAY THEY WILL ASK BIG APPROPRIATIONS DESPITE HIS WISHES. Iansiiig, Mich., 'March 24. Govern or o.-born Is to bo given a chance to use his veto power. This has been decided by the committees on high ways of both branches of the legis lature. It may also como about In one or two other casts. Commissioner Ely of tho highway department claims that the leat that has been expended for highway pur poses in the last several years Is $230. 000 and points out that it Is Impos sible for the department to do effi cient service for less than this am ount. The committees called on governor Otfborn today to find out how much of an appropriation he would stand for this year. Ib) told them frankly that $200,0410 was the outside limit The committee then took counsel with Itself and decided that It would pass an appropriation of $230,000 any way and let the governor exercise his veto power if he wished. Tho same situation prevails with reference to the special appropriation for the nlverslty of Michigan. The University has asked a total of $575, 000, and tho governor has announced he would stand fur only $175,000. The committer therefore has about cpme to tho conclusion that It will appro priate a considerable amount more and let the governor veto If he de sires. Four-Year Term Bill. Lansing, IMIch., March 24. Rep, Dunn's bill providing for the four-year term for governor and the aippo.'nt mcnt of the other state officers by him to form his cabinet was put to sleep In committee when seven out of the nine men on the committee voted to Indefinitely , postpone oonsl leratlon. Mr. Dunn promptly served notice on the committee that unless they agreed to roort out the bill he would take the fight en to the floor of tle house and try to take tho bill away from the committee. The bill naked by the Chiropractic wr.s hit hard In committee when It amended the bill so as to provide that tho chiropractic must have at least two years training before being per mitted to (practice and added a still further provision to the effect that thoo who are now practicing with out having had two years training shall discontinue and go hack to the school for further Instruction. Two-Cent Fare Bill. The two-cent fare bill for the upper peninsula railroads has been reported from the committee favorably. This bill has been a great point of argu ment ever since Its introduction. Al most every week, representatives of the upper peninsula, railroads have been to Lansing to appear before the committees In opposition to the bill. They now receive 3 cents per mile north of the straits and the worst the I oid expected to got from the com mittee was a compromise at 2V4 cents. Put the committee after long consid eration agreed to report In favor of placing the If. I'. Roads on the same basis as the lower peninsula roads nnd the bill will go before the house on that btsls. Presidential Vote in Primary. Lansing. lMl.ii., March 2 4. Senator Leo of Detroit has Introduced a bill based on the Oregon plan of elections which extends th primary vote to ihe nomination of President and Vice President. T hu bill provides that on a petition of f.00 votprs of the state or one per cut of the voters In n congressional district, the n.m' or candidate may be placed on the tic ket. Voters are ,lvo:i a flrvt and sec ond vote for each olllce. Ti e time or the nrimary Is flxol at not less than 4.-, days before the first Monday In June. Makes Flat Mortgage Tax. "The senate committee on taxation cleaned ui Its l"te with the excep tion of one bill. The Mil of great in terest r!Krted favorably relates to the mortgage tax which hHS been a bone of contention for years. A regis tration fee of r,0 cents upon each $10 of the mortgage Is to be charged up on recording the mortgage nnd It Is forever after that free from taxation of any sort. This does away with the : double tax upon mortgages and makes it . possible f seme revenue to be derived from every mortgage record ed whether It oomes from Tanks or otherwise. Under the present laws a large Bharo of the mortgages filed are so concealed that It is imtpossim,. rr nnv revenue to be derived rrom them while those which are not con cealed are subjected to a doifblo tax. This measure Is trongly ravorea ny the Orange and seems to have a good chance of passing. EXPERT APPRAISER ENGAGED. Davenport. Iowa, March 24. One preliminary step In tho negotiation of the proposed sale of the Davenport Water company's plant to the city wftt . . ur.n v T1 Turneaure, taken iu - - ..- - . .. -inr Cot rae of the dean oi m r-nnm . . University of Wisconsin .arrived to P prnise the value of Ihe plant. EXECUTION Of AMERICANS MAY CAUSETROUBLE It is Said That One of Men Shot by Order of Court Martial in Mexico Was not an Insurrecto INVESTIGATION IS ORDER! D Friend of Ham Dignowity, Reported a One of the Victims, Declares He Wat in Mextc6 to Pro tect Property. New York, N. Y., March 24. "If Ham Dignowlty was khot by (Mexican Federal solcMcru," said It. O. Johnson here 'today, "there Is going to be trou ble about It. Ham was in Mexico to protect his property and family and for nothing cl-e. lie was no Insur recto and had no part In any revolu tion." Ham Dignowlty was reported last nigni 10 nave ceen moi ny oruer oi . a Mexican court martial far taking pnrt In the Insurrection. Dignowlty was a mining engineer and owned considerable property In Mexico. Investigation is Ordered. Washington, D. O., March 24. The state department has ordered nn In vestigation of tho reported execution of American, by a Mexican court martial. Diaz in Good Health. C.alveston, Texas, March 24. Presi dent Dlajs continue? to enjoy good health, according to Dr. Geo. H. Lee, a member of the faculty of the Uni versity of Texas, ami a prcperty own er In Mexico, who returned today from a trip to Mexico City, where he had a long talk with Dlas a few ilayi ago. Lee expressed It a his personal opin ion that Diaz requested tho United States to send troops to th; border, fearing the revolution would reach ruch proportion the government would bo unable to guarantee pro tection to Americans and their Inter ests In Mexico. He thought the Mex icans would bitterly resent any real Interference on the part of tnc Unit ed States. Peace Proposal Expected. El Paso, Texa. 'March 24. Minis ter Limantour's modified statement published here today create! much satisfaction among the Insurrecto leaders. It was. regarded as substan tiating the hope that some form of peace -proposition will soon emanate from Mexico City. Attack on Juarez Feared. Kl Paso, Texas, March 24. The ac tivity of the Mexican troops at Juarez continued today, the sentries having been doubled last night in expectation of a possible attack by the Insurrectos. C. II. Converse, of Glendora, Califor nia, has filed additional evidence that his son, Lawrence, and Edwin Blatt of Pittsburg, now in Jail here, were cap tured on American soil. This evidence has been forwarded to tho state de partment. MORE THAN ONE HCKET. There Likely Will Be Opposition to Regular Township Slate. Tho evening's convention In the Washington school hall for the pur iposo of 'placing in nomination the candidates aspiring to offices in Cal umet township undoubtedly will be mv of the largest attended political gatherings ever held In the township. There are fourteen candidates for the office a of justice of the 'peace, and seven candidates for overseer of high ways, Including the present Incum bent, Alex Sllvola. A fight 'is also on for commissioner of highways, George Hall, Sr., fipposlng the re-election of Chirles Mugford. There Is no known opposition to the re-nomination erf James MaeNaughton for 'supervisor, George Martin for clerk, or William Lamore for treasurer and Indications point to theso three being re-nomlnated by acclamation. It la believed that following tonight's convention tne or more tickets In op position to the nomination ticket will be put In tho field. STAGE PLAY AFTER 50 YEARS. Roston, Mass., March 24. "Hlppoly tus," a play In blank verse written by the late Mrs. Julia Ward Howe more than half a century ago, was given Its first production at tho Tremont Thea ter In this city this afternoon by Margaret Anglln and her company. The play was originally written for Edwin Pooth In 18r,9, but Its production was delayed and finally abandoned. FIGHTERS ARE MATCHED. St. Joseph, Mo., March 24. Eddie Howard, the St. Louis lightweight, has been matched with Jlmmle Cain, of Sioux City, for a six-round go here March 28. At the same time Packy McForland. the Chicago lightweight, will box with Jake Darada. of South St. Joseph, for fifteen rounds. BASEBALL MAN PASSES AWAY M. STANLEY ROBISON, OWNER OF 8T. LOUIS NATIONAL LEAGUE CLUB, OIES AT CLEVE LAND. Cleveland. Ohio, March 24. M. Stan ley Roblson, owner of the St. Louis National League baseball club, died of blood poisoning at the home of his sister-in-law v'Mra. 1-tank De llass Roblson, today. Long in Baseball. St. Louis. Mo., March 24. M. Stan ley Robison first became identified with baseball In St. Tuis in 1899. He and his brother, Frank De Has Robison, owners of the National League base ball club of Cleveland, transferred their club and franchise to St. Louis. They continued to own the club until 11)08 when Frank De Hans Robison died. Since then Stanley has been the prln- clpal owner. Roblson bought the Cleve- i expected Russia will' soon' 'declare war land club In "J against China. The rate at Lloyds to Roblson was C4 years old and was 1 cover risks on the outbreak of ho3till born In Dubuque, Iowa. He was one J ties within four weeks doubled this af- of three brothers and the last of them to die. The funeral probably will be held Monday, Roblson was 111 a year with blood poisoning. He spent several weeks In n rMrnrrn hrt.nitni n,i h:,d bint r turned from Panama, He was very despondent. Notwithstanding his con dition his death was a surprise. He Is survived by his sister-in-law and by a sister, Mrs. Schuyler Hrltton, also of!ucts- this city. HIS TERM EXPIRES SOON. Reappointment of Shumway as Secre tary of Health Board, in Doubt. Lansing, Mich., March 24. There Is considerable speculation In cnplto cir cles these days as to whether Dr. F. W. Shumway, secretary of the state board of health, will be re-appolnted by Gov ernor Osborn. It is known thnt Dr. Shumway's friends have been busy in his behalf for some time, but whether or not their support will be sufficient j to convince the chief executive that Dr. Shumway should be continued in the office which he has held for some i time, is not known. -Dr.- Shumway- has 'many friends among the medical fraternity of the siaie wno wouiu do g.a. co see mm. continued In the office, tut he also has some political enemies who would like j to get his acalp. His term expires the j laiier pure oi una mnnui aim uniii : then his fate will known. not be definitely NO RACE-SUICIDE THERE. Juvenile Population in Chicago it of Large Proportion!. Chicago, March 21. The Juvenile population of Chicago, shown In a so clo logical report compiled from the (school census, shows no falling off In the birth rate. The total Juvenile pop ulation Is (placed, at 814,115 most of whom were born In this city. The statistics were complied by Wil liam L. 'Podlne, superintendent of compulsory education and show f. 907 families with seven or moro chil dren. Of these families the German nationality leads with 1.099 families. Polish families aro second with 1,044 and Americans third with 1.0C2. There are 1,72'J families with eight living children, fi94 with nine, 210 with 10, 5 with 11, 19 with 12, and three with 13 each. LAUNCH LAKE FREIGHTER. lKraln, O., March 24. Tomorrow Is the date flxqed for the launching of the steamer Thoma. Walters, which Is being built at the American Ship building Company's yards here for the Jones and Laughlin Steel Company. Tho new vessel is one of the. largest ever built on the lakes, being 600 feet long, 08 feet beam nnd 32 feet deep. KAISER IS IN VIENNA. Vienna, March 24. Emperor William who Is on his way to Corfu, arrived In Vienna today nd met with an enthus iastic reception. The Archduke Fran cis Joseph and the officials of state met the Emperor at the station and nn Imposing military cortege traversed the city, escorting the Imperial visitor to the Hofburg. TRY ALLEGED BRIBER. San Francisco, Cal., March 24. The case of Louis Gl tss, former general manager of the pacific States Tele phone and Telegraph Company, who la charged with bribery of the Ruef SchmiU board of supervisors. Is to he called In court tomorrow for the sec ond trial. Glass was convicted at his first trial, but the verdict was set aside by tho appellate court. NEW STEAMSHIP SERVICE. flumbnrir March 21. Th denart ... ..... . . - ore or tne sieamsnip iiarceiona xooay from Hamburg for Montreal marks the lo ., n. ru Ion rst a nsur unnLlv iin le between Germany and Canada. The steamers are to be run under the di rection of tho Canada line and will ply from the ports of Hamburg, Pre- I men and Rotterdam to Quebec and I Montreal. CZAR SAID TO BE PLANNING MR ON CHINA Disquieting Private Cables Re ceived by Busioess Houses of London, Risk Rates Doubling r.EtfSriAl ' EMPIRE OBSIINATt Believed in English Financial Circlet That Open Hostilities Will Soon be Declared. 'No Settle ment in Sight. London, March 21. Private cubles received by London b:slnoKj houses to day aro disquieting. They tissert it Is ternoon. China Remains Obstinate. st- I'ftersbyrg. March 24. An offl clal despatch from Peking today state states that China remains obstinate regard ing the question of freedom of Russian trade in Mongolia, malntaing that Rus sia Is entitled merely to import non Chinese poods and export local prod- JUMPS OUT OF WINDOW. Marquette Man Lands Uninjured In a Pool of Water. Virginia, (March 24. A man, reala tctin. r PL ihe" Central hotel as. Geori;" White, Jumped from a third story window tlure early yesterday morning and wns later found fitting In a pool of water In the alley at the rear of the hostelry. lie had on only a night shirt and oemod to "e quite contented. When I e .ma le th. leap ho landed or. the rocf of a shed adjoining the hotel building, from which he slid to Ihe ground In safety. The Mstanco from the third stry v. I'l.iow to the shed. Is about 2j feet ;ani, ,t a mIr.ult, ifo was j not injuro(. when ,akni to tne je Nation v hUp (ohl e 0(.(.r:, u,at ho w-a nrf,,,0f1 by nl1 (.npip,, Ju!st wno , rorriirj, .er,, h could not ex- T ,i.,in He is being taken care of at the . Ity prison and every effort Is being made to learn something of the man. He registered ns coming from Mar- queue, Mich., and a lvicc from that place are being awaited to establish his Identity. White Is a man of me dium height, of dark complexion and about 35 years of age. The man did not appear again In the hotel lobby after he had been as signed to his room. White was well dressed when he appeared at the ho tel and had some money. CHARGE MAY BE CHANGED. Less Serious Accusation May Be En tered Against Defendants. Steve and Peter Nicholich will be ar raigned before Justice Fisher this af ternoon. In connection with an alleged stabbing affray, which took place on February payday night In the Scher inger saloon on Oak street. Tho defendants were charged orig inally with assault with intent to do great bodily harm lojs than the crime of murder. It Is probable, however, that this charge will be changed at the ar raignment this afternoon to one of as sault nnd battery. The court and prosecuting attorney have this matter under advisement. Peter Scplch was brought before Justlco Jackola this morning to an swer a charge of slander preferred egnipst him by Mrs. Mary Jelich. The defendant has entered a plea of not guilty, and the ense has been adjourned until April 12. Sepieh has obtained the necessary bonds, and Is at liberty. WILL GO TO HOUGHTON. The boys of the Calumet high school will hold a meeting this week for the purpose of practicing some yells. A big delegation will go to Houghton In two weeks with the representative of the local high school to the oratorical cemtest. Headed by the school band the students wl'l march to the hall, end Calumet yells will be given at fre quent Intervals. The high school will charter a special street cur, which will leave Calumet at 7 o'clock. SCALDS PROVE FATAL. Scalds received through falling Into a pall of hot scruO'11 water proved fa tal to the two and one-half year old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Rata of Wolverine yesterday. The little fellow was playing with a boarder at the Ratz home yesterday morning and ac cidentally stumbled Into the water. I Tim Kiirrm received resulted In the of the child yesterday after. . noon. TAFT HAS PINK EYE. Washington. D. C March :4 Pres ident Taft is suffering from a bndly In Tamed eye, probably an attack of Pink Hye. GLASGOW PLANS i BIG EXPOSITION INTERNATIONAL SHOW WILL OPEN EARLY IN MAY. PREP ARATIONS ARE NEAR- ' ING COMPLETION. Glasgow, March 24. The cpacious exhibition palaces that have boon go ing up in Keivingrove Park are rapidly nearlng completion and the indications aro that everything will be In readi ness for the opening of the gretot' Inter national exposition at the beginning of (May. The two largest buildings are to be devoted to exhibits tliustratlng the history of Scotland and to it display of tho work of Scottish artists. Another notable feature, prepared 'specially In honor of the memory of ;Lord Kelvin, will be an exhibit to Illustrate the pro gress of electrical and engineering dis covery and invention and the develop ment of electricity as an applied science. Among the lighter features ef the exhibition will be a processional pa Reant of historical vessels on the river. Ships of ull kinds, . from the earliest Viking galleys to tho present day ocean liners and battleships will be repre sented. The pageant will be largely Illustrative of Glasgow's part In the progress of steam 'navigation. CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION. Peter S. Newton of Chicago Coming to Calumet March 31. Peter S. Newton f Chicago, Secre tary of the seventh district of the civil service will be In Calumet on Friday, March 31, for the purpose of conduct ing an examination of applicants for civil service positions. Examinations will be conducted for the following jk rltlons: Apprentice Plate Printer Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Elevator Conducted. Press Feeder. Stenographer, field, departmental and Isthmian Canal service. I Stenographer and typewriter, field, departmental or Isthmian Canal eerv- jlccs. ' j Typewriter, field, departmental or 'Isthmian and Canal services. I Sub clerical. I A large number of applications hive j already been received for the examina tions for these positions and it is ex j pected several will take the tests on ; the above date. BLIND HYMN WRITER 91. j Fanny Crosby Observes Anniversary Very Quiet'y. Bridgeport, Conn., March 24. Re celving congratulations from many : parts of the country, Fanny Crosby. the famous blind hymn writer, today observed her ninety-first birthday an niversary, surrounded by relatives and friends, giving up a part of the day also to a general public reception. Miss Crosby, whose full narro Is Frances Jane Crosby Van Alstyne, has been blind ever since she was six weeks old. She was married in 1838 to Alexander Van Alstyne, who died In 1002. He was a musician and set some of his wife's best known verses to music. Her hymns have been sung everywhere in the work of evangeliza tion. She has written more than 3.000 hymns In all, among the best known being: "Safe In the Arms of Jesus," "Jesus, Keep Me Near tho Cross" and Jesus the Water of Life Will Give." OSCEOLA DELEGATES. Selected Last Evening to Attend Township Convention Tonight. The following delegates were chosen at precinct aucus held last evening to attend the Osceola township con vention tonight: Precinct No. 1, James Rowe, Wil liam .Vealc, J. M. Sweeney. Precinct No. 2. Thomas J. Donlan, George Kit to, Nelson Desrochors. Ray Eldrldge. Precinct No. 3, Henry Waters, John Dingle. James Hendra. William Rope vear, John Vivian. Precinct No. 4, James W. Shields, William Gerbe, William Little, A. I Purban, Delore Reauchamp. POWER FROM NIAGARA. Another Canadian City Secures Cheaper Electricity. St. Thomas, Ont., March 24.- Hydro electric power generated at the falls of Niagara was formally turned on In St. Thomas today, adding another to tho list of cities In this section of Canada that are now securing the cheaper power for lighting and other ptirposes. The event was made the oc caslon for a municipal celebration at which Hon. Adam Reck, originator of the hydro-electric power legislation was the guest of honor. WOLVERINES TO BANQUET. Chicago. Ills.. March 24 The Michi gan Society of Chicago, composed of former citizens of Michigan now re siding In this city, has completed elab orate preparations for Its first annual banquet, to be given tomorrow night at the Blackstone Hotel. - The guests of honor at the banquet will be Gover nor Chase S. Osborn of Michigan and Governor Charles S. Deneen of Illinois. MANY FIREMEN 'i HURT. SIX Of THEM FATALLY Sixteen Go Down With .Factory Roof When it Collapses Dur ing Costly Blaze in Mil waukee Today FOUR ARE DEAD: TWO DYING Others in Hospitals Suffering With Injuries Middleton Company's Hat Establishment Burnt Fire in Chicago. Milwaukee, Wis., March 24 Sixteen firemen on the roof of the Middleton company hat factory went down when It collapsed during a fire that destroy ed the building today. Ten firemen were taken out in a few minutes and rushed to the hospitals, all more or less seriously hun. The financial loss Is 1100,000. Four firemen died of their Injuries. The dead: Captain Jacob Hentz. Richard Burke. Lieut. John Hoollhan. Fred L. Elchor.i. Dying: Peter Janssen. Hammond. These two are dying: Vincent Mar ches and Paul Fenske. Big Fire in Chicago. Chicago, Ills., March 24. Fire today damaged the property of the James White paper company and the Pro gress Publishing company. The loss Is $70,000. Fayette, Ala., Burne. Fayette, Ala., March 24. The entire business section of Fayette was burned today. The loss exceeds $200,000. ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. Many Clergymen to Assist in Centen nial M. E. Program. The anniversary services to be con ducted at the Centennial M. E. church on Sunday, In commemoration of the fourth anniversary of the dedication of the church will be of a very Impressive nature. District Superintendent. Rev. Jimes Pascoe of Hancock, will be in charge of the morning servl" nrd Rev. William Smith of Trlmountain will preach In the evening. A platform meeting will be held In the afternoon ct 2:15 o'clock, at which several of the best known clergymen of the copper country will speak, including Rev. Isaac Wilcox. Rev. James Pascoe, Rev. William Smith, Rev. J. Collycott, Rev. Herbert Shaw, Rev. J. A. Farquhar and others. The regular choir of the church has arranged special music to be rendered. The Centennial church was erected end dedicated in 1908 and Is one of the finest In the copper country. Since Its erection the membership has shown a marked Increase and good work Is be ing accomplished. 20 TO 1 SHOT WINS RACE. Liverpool, Eng., March 24. The Grand National Steeplechase handicap for 3.000 sovereigns, for five-year-olds and upwards, was won today by Glen slde, an outsider, against whom the betting was 20 to 1. MUSI TREAT ALL SHIPPERS ALIKE RAILROADS OF COUNTRY MUST DISCRIMINATE IN MATTER OF RATES RULES I. C. COMMISSION. Washington, D. C, March 24. The railroads of the country In the future will not be permitted to give to one shipper as against another shipper any preference In the matter of rates on Interstate shipments. The commission today decided that rates restileted to the use of certain shippers and not open to all shippers alike are unlawfuL WOOL MEN WILL FIGHT. Salt Lnke City. Utah, March 24. Of ficers of the National Wool Growers' association after a conference has de cided to oppose revision of the tariff as It affects wool, and will have a strong lobby at the special session of Congress. THE WEATHER. Fair tonight and probably Saturday warmer. Ttmperatureet Midnight. 16; 3 n. m., 14; a. m., 1(5; 9 a. m., 26; highest yesterday, 26.