THE CALUMET NEWS
FAIR TONIGHT AND
CALUMET, HOUGHTONCOUNTY, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 7, 191 1
AGAIN IN U. S.
IN MEXICO DY
Atlantic Fleet Has New CommanderSchroeder
Hauls Down His Flag After 47 Years' Service.
Th Calumet Newt it a
numbir of the Associated
Today's Naw Today.
Executive Head of Corporation
Denies Company Planned to
Get Control of Ohio River
SEN. OLIVER MAKES OHARGES
Declares Monopoly Was Sought
Through Absorption of Othar Com
panies. Chairman Questioned
. About Tennessee Deal.
Washington, D. C, June 7. Judge
Gary, executive head of the IT. S. Steel
corporation was a witness again today
before the Stanley anti-trust commit
tee of the House. Gary was Intorro
Kitted further on the absorption of the
Tennessee Coal & Iron Co. by the steel
Charges, alleged to have been made
by Senator Oliver of Pennsylvania
that the steel corporation is endeavor
Ing to pet control of water transpor
tation on the Ohio river, through the
jihflorptlon of the Pittsburg Coal &
I oke Co., and the Monongahcla River
company, were presented to the com
mittee today by Robert C. Hall, of
Gary replying to questions by Chair
man Stanley denied the Bteel corpora
tlon had any such plans in mind.
Judge Gary again declared Presi
dent Roosevelt and Secretary Root not
only sanctioned the absorption of tlx
Tennessee Coal & Iron Co. by the steel
corporation, but held It to be neccs
flary to avert a widespread financial
disaster In 1907. and that Roosevelt
mid Root seemed to fully recognize the
necessity for the merger and accepted
It as Imperative if a financial catac
lysm was to be averted.
WILL VISIT CALUMET.
Altnough the Detroit Hoard of
Commerce member., who will arrive
at Hancock and Houghton Friday, will
n t visit Calumet In a lody It Is ex-PM-td
that a number of them -will
come here to call on friend among
tln buslrict; men. A., local delegation
will go to Portage Lake Friday morn
ing to assist In entertaining the ex
MRS. JAMES PASCOE TO
HEAD W. II. M. SOCIETY
OFFICERS ARE ELECTED AT SES
SION THIS MORNING.
MISS EMILY BUTTERFIELD
Officers for the ensuing year were
e lected nt this morning's session of the
district convention of the Woman's
Home Missionary society of the
Houghton district, at the Hancock M.
K. church. The new officers are as fol
lows: President, Mrs. James Pascoe, Han
cock. Vice President. Mrs. W. J. Rloy, Cal
umet. Corresponding secretary. Mrs. A. K.
Recording secretary, Mrs. Jeremiah
Ret tens, Hancock.
Treasurer, Mrs. Joseph Rashlelgh,
Ifc'partmcnt eecretaries Mite boxes,
Mrs. John lJelhrldge, Ishpemlng;
Voung People's work, Mrs. Wllllim
Tonkin, Calumet; Literature, Mrs. F.
D. Sherwood, Inurium; Reading cir
cles. Mrs. J. I). James, Calumet: Sys
tematic beneflelence, Mrs. C. L. Adams.
Calumet; Deaconess' work. Mrs. W. M.
Wiard, Liurium; Temperance, Mrs. G.
I. Westerman, Lnurium.
The principal business to come be
fore the convention this afternoon will
be the address by Miss Kin II y Rut
terfleld of Detroit on the theme, "The
Tusk Re fore Us." The address doubt
less will bo a very Interesting one.
The convention was opened by the
retiring president, Mrs. W. M. Ward,
yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Ward made
a brief address as did Mrs. W. II Mar
vin of Hancock and Mrs. Walter R.
P.ruee of Detroit, formerly of Hough
ton. Reports wcrejecclved from the
department secretaries showing the
society to be In excellent condition In
every way. Temporary committees
were appointed as follows:
Knrollment Mrs. F. Rundell, Mrs.
W. G. porut and- Mrs. John Lees.
Courtesies Mrs. Harris, Mrs. W. R
Resolutions Mrs. C. I. Adams:
Mrs. W. O. Smith and Mrs. Joseph
Meeting place Mrs. II. Hosking and
Mrs. T. R Mitchell.
Ht. Petersburg. June !: The Km
press's thirty-ninth anniversary was
observed as a general holiday through
out the empire today. The health of
her Imperial Majesty Is officially stat
ed to be hetter than for some time
Secretary of State Appears Before
Senate Committee, and Says
Amendments May be
DEBATE ON WOOL Dill OPENS
Democrats and Republicans Will Ar
gee Proposed Revision. New Re
public of Portugal to be Re-,
cognized by U. S.
Washington. D. c, June 7. Secre
tary of State Knox apieared' before
the senate finance committee today
to further explain the Canadian reel
pmcity agreement. The committee
hopes to take a final vote on the mea
sure tomorrow. , .
Knox, it Id understood, .reiterated
the contention of the administration
that aniendmtnta to the reciprocity
measure would be ratal to it; Senator
Lodge moved the reciprocity Mil - be
reported favorably!,, Hcyburn miovod
It be reported adversely. -A long dis
cussion followed and the committee
adjourned until tomorrow without fin
Lorimer Committee ' Approved.
Ry a unanimous vote the senate to
day approved the action of the com
mittee on privileges' and elections In
naming a sub-committee to conduct
new Lorimer Investigation. The
sub-committee Is clothed with wide
authority and will begin IU work, Im
Debate on Wool Bill.
General debate on the Underwoid
wool bill 1m on the House program
today, with , Underwood, Democratic
leader, and author of the iroposed
bill vipening in favor, and Mann, mi
nority lender, and Payne, former
halrmnu of the ways and means
nmmittee, to speak against the pro
posed reduction of the wool duty.
Will Recognize Portugal.
The American legation at Lisbon
has been Instructed t, accord the of
ficial recognition of the United States
to the republic of Portugal Immedi
ately upon the adoption of the con
stitution by the assembly.
Marines to Leave Cuba.
The two thousand marines assem
bled at Guantanatmi, Cuba, when the
situation In I.Mexico nssumed a critl-
al phase, were today ordered, north
In addition to ordering the marines
home It has been decided to Etart a
northward movement of the troop
mobilized along the southern tor
LOCAL STUDENT IS WINNER.
Calumet Bov Takes Massachusetts'
Art Guild Prize.
Vincent llaranoskl, a pupil In the
"aluinet publ'c schools la the -winner
of the first prize In the art contest
conducted under the auspices of the
Massachusetts Arts Guild, a drawing
submitted to the guild Judges togeth
er with a number of others, by the
school authorities, without the knowl
edge of those who drew them, having
been selected as the lest received.
When It Is considered that the guild
Judge pasa upon from 15,000 to ls,
000 drawing er year. It will be seen
that the honor Is a signal one. Those
ho receive -first prizes are given hon
orary membership I" the guild and
badges will gld decorations and
those who receive second prizes nlso
ecolve honorary membership- and
badges an. I honorary memberships are
arded to the winners of third and
In addition to the first prize alcove
mentioned, two second prizes ami a
number of third and fourth prizes
and honorable mention were won by
number of Calumet pupils.
APPOINTS MILITIA OFFICERS.
M.' N. G. Promotions are Announced
by Governor Osborn.
Lansing. ' uMlch.. Junc71. (Governor
Osborn today made the (.Mowing ap-
dntements In the M. N. G., all being
promotion: Harry w. ncrysirom,
rand Rapids, second lieutenant, com-
a .... twtr n,,rm If
any w., pieconn iiuuimj, --
Ranehroft. C!ie4x.vgan, first lieutenant
ompany K., Third Infantry; "Frank r.
Dunnbacke, 1mlng. captain, company
Second Infantry; Martin C. Clip-
Lansing, captain, company
Second Infantry; Knit I H- .an.scr,
rand Rapids, ompany G, Second in
fantry; CUne S. Reurmann, Grand Ra-
idea. dental surgeon for M. N. ';
oscoo Graves. C.ddwater. first lieu
tenant, company A. Second Infantry,
and WiMllam A. f enner. ucirou, m.M
lieutenant nieilical corps.
NEW REVOLVER MARK.
San Francisco. Cal.. June 7. James
Gorman of San Francisco yester
day established a new world's revolver
record at the Shell Mound range, scor
ing 467 for fifty shots at fifty yards
on the standard American target. The
former record. 465, was made by Capt.
Cnlklns at Springfield, Mass., In 1901.
Mexico City is Especially Hard
Hit, Many Buildings, Includ- .
ing Military, Being
ADOBE HOUSES ARE CSUMBIED
E-timated That Seventy SoHiera A'e
'Among Victims, a Well as Many
! Civilians. Shocks Record
ed at Many Places.
Mexicr) City, June 7. -An earth
quake this morning wrecked several
I uiicilngs. Including the ap.ll'cry quar
tirs, where many Soldiers wens burie,
4i ioe iuins. ine deal and vvouiiJ.d
ire re. (mated at seventy.
, Several persons were killed t'lroucli
the collapse of the building - occiir.led
by the street railway power plant."
The shock was followed bv an' ex
pjosion of gas at the .armory bar
racks, which added to the ''horror of
the scene. - ' ' " I .
.MKKie nousea crumbled, out -the
dead In these cannot be numbered at
present. The shock was most severe.
i.v reii in the western part of the
.', though buildings in tint central
part of the capital were ro-.ked. '
Violent Shocks Recorded ' '
Washington. D. C, June 7. Selm
p oifaphs throughout the country wore
'cried early todr.y by the mr.-.t severe
earthquake recorded In several years
The tremors began at fi:0f a. in. and
siear'iiy increased In Intensity. The
maximum of the north and south
movement was reached at 6:22: t5 an,j
lasted eight minutes while the maxl
iiiiimi i'hmi linn west movement was
recorded nt 6:24; lasting ten minutes
The tremors died away at 7:51 a. m
Shocks at Many Places.
Chicago, lUl.. jjune 7. KartlKiuak t
shocks were registered t tilt morning
nt New Orleans, Ja. Mobllo, Alg.,
Irfiw-ence, Kansas, jClevc.'ai el, Ohio,
St. Louis, Mo., and New York city.
Father Grosse, who traced the vibra
tions as recorded at St. Louis Hni
verslty, St. Louln, estimated that when
the flrst vibration was noted the
earthquake was In Venezuela, and that
when the tremors ended It was 2,200
miles from Wt. Louis.
HELD BACK BY ICE.
Steamer From Seattle Unable to Land
at Nome, Alaska.
N.ime, Alaska, June 7. The steam
er Corwln. which arrived from Seat
tie with 102 passenger Monday, has
been unable to make a landing be
cause of heavy Ice floes and rough
sea. The Corwln went twenty miles
up the coast to Olomen yesterday,
hoping to find a suitable landing
there, but was unsuccessful and re
turned to her former position off
Nome. The Ice still stretches six
miles out from shore.
MAP OF YORKTOWN FIELD.
Interesting Relio of George Washing,
ton Placed on Sale Today.
New York, June 7: Some Interest
ing relics of George Washington were
Included In a collection placed on sale
today at the Merwln-Clayton rooms.
Probably the most Important Item on
the list was a rare contemporary map
of the field of Yorktown, said to have
been eng-aved nt thi rpecial request
of General Washington. The map
was designed by Scbastlnn Raurnan. a
military engineer of the Continental
army, and engraved In Philadelphia In
1782. The map Is dedicated to "His
Kxcclloncy, Gen'l Washington, Com-mander-ln-Chlef
of the United states
LUTHERANS. IN CONFERENCE
Will Discuss Closer Affiliations With
Washington, D. C.June 7: The
General Kynod of the Evangelical
Tjiitheran Church of the Unl 1 States,
the oldest of American Lutheran bod-
les, assembled In the Luther Place
Memorial Church In this city today
for Its forty-fifth biennial convention.
The conference Is attended by (several
hundred delegates representing 300,
000 members of the church. The ses
sions will last a week or longer. Pro
posals for a closer affiliation with
other denominations In church and
mission work will be discussed. The
conference bIsm Is expected to take the
final steps for the adoption of the new
common Lutheran hymnal.
DR. BROWN IS SPEAKER.
Washington. D. C, June 7: A dis
tinguished audience filled the Relascn
Theater this morning at the com
mencement exercises of George Wash
ington University. The principal ad-
drpws was delivered by Dr. Klmer Ells'
worth Rrown, United States commis
sioner of education and chancellor
elect of New York Unl verslty.
' ' ' J V. ' ' v-Vv'
After forty 'on rears' sen leo In
. . - . . . . , , . -f"i.u.,u, m-uiuu ociuoiMHT reiinquisueu conimana Or the At-
Ronth f- r u ?UV r"."1 II,,SO sU,,h:,,5r; SrotHSw has a splendid record In the navy. He was appointed from
South Carolina on Sept. L. lstJI. as n luhlshlpmaii and was made ensign on April id, iscd. On July 1" 1S70 ha
was promoted to the rank of master. Ills next advancement was to a lieutenancy on Oct. 20. 1S72. Hewn made
Iln,i?JlnmCOmn;!M , n, S?',,t- -7' 1S'M' ahd hH(l t,,e 'nm!s8on during the Spanlsh-Auicikan war. He wan ex
ecutlve officer of the hnttkship Massachusetts. lying at DryTortugas. when the Maine was blown up In Havana har
SmIc!!!'! aTI'T OI,e.of ho c,urt t,f ln1"iry to Investigate the disaster. He took part la the capture and
puking of Admiral Cervera fleet when the Spanish admiral attempted to. escape from the harbor of Santiago, and
ror bis part In this action the administration advanced him three numbers on Aug. 10, 1SDS On March 3 1SC9
he was promoted to the rank of commander and for several years succeeding looo did important service a's gov
eruor of the Island of Gimm. Oste. haus was npiointel to the navy from Missouri, lie wns graduated from the Na
Tai academy In 18,0. Lutil his latest promotion he waa commander of tha second division of tho Atlantic fleet U
Is sixty years old.
ATTERSON AMUSEMENT CO.
HAS SEVENTEEN BIG SHOWS
TWO FREE ACTS BESIDES CON-
CERTS BY BAND.
ADVANCE AGENT ARRIVES IN
Harry S. Noyes, In advance of the
Patterson Amusement company, ar
rived in Calumet today on business
connected with the appearance of this
company nt the mid-summer carnival
to be conducted In Lnurium the week
of July 3. Mr. Noycs states that the
shows are meeting with marked suc
cess everywhere tills summer and that
the season Is a very successful one. He
expects to leave Calumet again today,
but other representatives of the Pat
terson company will arrhe here in
about a week to personally supervise
the preparations for the carnival. They
rill assign space In the Lnurium driv
ing park for each of the seventeen big
shows and co-operate with the local
committees in arranging details.
The list of attractions to be brmu'liU
to Calumet shows that the Patterson
Amusement company ranks with the
best In the country for in addition to
the seventeen paid shows, there are
two free shows every day and baud
concerts by Prof. Kasl man's twenty-
five piece band all afternoon and even
ing. The following are sonic of the
shows to be seen here.
Patterson's trained animal tdiow.
ild t'o be almost eipial to a two ring
circus, including feature acts by train-
wild and domestic animals, lions.
tigers, ponies, dogs, goats, mules, oxen
and a herd of four performing baby
The Nomla Show Tho company .in
cludes thirty people, In by far the
most elaborate musical comedy pro
duction ever attempted under canvas.
including comedians, trained lionises
and other features.
Patterson's Annex An ensemble of
human curiosities, equalling tiny side
The Old Plantation company of
slngerit, dancers, musicians and com
edians. from the sunny south, who
give a minstrel performance, "Uncle
ph's Return from the South."
The Class mowers- A highly In
structive exhibition of glass blnving,
Including spinning ami weaving. Sou
venirs for every visitor.
The penny Arcade Including new
and up-to-date pictures.
Tiny Mite Not a pony but a five
ear old horse. Zi Inches high and
elghlng but f.i pounds.
Zchax A performance of Kast In
Flee Circus Trained flees, tauchttoi
perform an Innumerable number of
Carlos A man who weighs 7."0
Deep Sea Divers Showing the work
ttm ihiv rram. i ,ni..nt c?.. c-
fIVE DEAD AND SEVERAL
INJURED IN FREIGHT WRECK
FOUR TRAINS PILED IN HEAP
WHEN ONE JUMPS TRACK.
SMASH-UP ON NEW HAVEN ROAD
Fairfield, Conn., June 7. Five dead,
several persons injured and four
freight trains piled in a heap, is the
result of a wreck on the New Haven
road near here after midnight last
night. The trains wrecked were the
regular New York fast freight and
three extras. One of the sjctras Jump
ed the track, crashing into a train
passing on another trak. Two trains
following close behind each of these
crashed Into the wreckage. Two boil
ers exploded and the wreckage caught
fire. The dead are all trainmen.
ATTENDING CHURCH MEETING.
I!ev. J. K. Cur.on, former rector of
Trinity Fpiscopnl church. Houghton,
now secretary of the fifth missionary
district of the church, with headquar
ters in Chicago, nrrived in Calumet
tills noon to attend the convention of
flie M.irUitte diocese which opened in
Calumet today. Rev. Curzon will ad
dress the convention on the mission
ary woik being conducted by the
church and will stay In Calumet
throughout the week, lie will make
another visit to Houghton a month
SPECIAL PRESBYTERY MEETING.
A special meeting of the Lake Su
perior Presbytery has been called for
June 8, at Marquette, fr the purpose
of installing the Rev. Amstutz, as
pastor of the church In that city and
n'so to dismiss, the Rev. Mr. Shier
from the church nt Palitka.
Rev. Dr. Rogers, moderator of the
Presbytery, will preoide at the instal
lation, while Rev. Dr. "Mitchell of, Man -sllqu
will preach the sermon.
Rev. Allen of lshpemlng will charge
the pastor and Rev. Wilson of Glad
stone will charge the congregation.
of ihe divers at the bottom of the sea.
The Squeer.er A mysterious place,
with winding passages and other funny
Mabel That Strange Girl Said to
be n remarkable attraction.
Herman A special entertainment of
Patterson's $.10,000 Steeple Chase
Said to b- the largest and safest riding
device ever built. Imported into this
country from P.ngtand.
In addition to the above shows, there
are three others substituted during the
last few weeks for other attractions
which have been dropped.
i r f .. x . r
. . .
2,000 REFORM! RS ATTEND
CONFERENCE AT BOSTON
TO CONSIDER CHARITIES AND
GOV. FOSS AND DR. ELIOT AMONG
Boston, Mass., June 7: The thirty
eighth annual meeting of the National
Conference of Charities and Correc
tion which began a week's sessions
in Roston today, has brought together
nearly two thousand men and women
who have made a study of the best
means of caring for or reforming the
incorriglbles and defective, feeding the
hungry, educating the ignorant and
reforming the transgressor.
Prominent nmong those scheduled
to address the conferene are Gover
nor Foss of (Massachusetts, Dr. Cha.
W. EliJt of Harvard, Sherman C.
Klngsly of the Chicago bureau of
charities. Miss Mary K. Richmond of
the Russell S.a.re Foundation, Rev.
Washington Gladden of Columbus.O.,
Dr. George W. Goler of Rochester,
Jacob A. Rii, the New York soclol
ogist and author, and IMrs. IHorence
Kelley, secre tary of the National Con
In connection -with the conference
meetings will be held during the week
by tiie National Conference on Truant,
Rackward. Dependent and Delin
quent Children, the National Confer
ence of St. Vincent de Paul, the Am
erican Red Cross, the Association of
Poor Iwiw Officials, the NY.tionr.t Pro
ballon officers Association and the
National Jewish Association for So
ELKS AT TRAVERSE CITY.
Many Interesting Features for An
nual State Meet.
Traverse City, Mich.. June 7: One
of the biggest crowds ever gathered
in Traverse City was on hand today
nt the opening of the State conven
tion of F.Iks. All the loca' lodges of
the on'er throughout Michigan were
represented by large delegations. The
opening exercises were held this
morning, followed by an afternoon de
moted to en'l rtainmMit. The strreet
parade will 'be held tomorrow and
the competitive drills on Friday.
WOLVERINE MAN ARRESTED.
Julius Torek, of Wolverine, has
sworn out a complaint In Justice Fish
er's court charging IYsnk Paull. also
of Wolverine, with making statements,
to the effect that he had committed a
crime. Torok told the court that he
had received a threatening post card
In the Hungarian language. from
Paull, while the latter was located at
Sp kane. Wash. Paull Is now resid
ing at Wolverine. He will be brought j
Into court thl. evening. , j
Victorious Rebel Leader is Ac:
claimed by Thousands of
ENEMIES PLOT TO KILL HIM
Arrests Are Made and Loyalty of Fad
oral Troops is Questioned. Said
Revolution is Planned by
Mexico City, June 7. Amid the
wildest enthusiasm, Francisco I. Ma
dero, Jr., today entered the seat of
government which he overturned.
The demonstration was the greatest
the capital ha.j known in a generation.
Ruslness was suspended, the streets;
were gaily decorated and tens of
thousands of people enthusiastically
acclaimed the revolutionary leader.
The noisy welcome began the mo.
ment Madero emerged from his car
and stepped into a waiting carriage.
Rowing and smiling right and left,
(Madero was driven to the home of his
father. Throngs that lined the way
fell in behind as the carriage passed
until a great noisy, friendly proces
sion was formed.1 Scores f civilian
societies, political organizations and
hundreds of soldiers were in the pro
cession. . .
Rumors of a plot against (Madero's
life were rife today, as were reports
that secret arrests had been made.
Former chief of police Vlllacencla way,
arrested last - night, Immunity as
members of the houae of deputies is
snld to have stayed the arm of the
law against others alleged to have
been Implicated in the plot.
Loyalty of Troops Questioned.
Juarez, Mexico, June 7. -Indications
that plots against 'Madero were grow
ing In influence and extent were man
ifested from several quarters today.
The loyalty of certain beads .f Fed
eral troops ha been brought' Into
question. As a result of the allega
tions 1,300 federal troops, which were
to have left Chihuahua for lower Cal
ifornia to assist in suppressing; th
revolutionist., have been summarily'
ordered not to go. Advices tele
graphed to Madero were that if Fed
eral troops go f lower California the
outcome would be doubtful. In 'the
meantime United States cities are be
ing1 hunted for alleged plotters.
New Orleans, "La., June 7. -Another
revolution In Mexico with ""uvetnc
Dls of Oaxaca, a nephew of t'.io re
cently deposed ruler as Its promoter
and ruling spirit. Is said to be taking
shape, acordlng to private letter re
ceived here yesterday. .The letter says
Dlnx has ten thousand men, well arm
ed and equipped, and several rapid
BASS CONSIGNMENT COMING. ,
George Williams, division pasenger
agent of the Corper Range railroad,
has received word from (Seymour Ro
wers of Detroit, chairman of the
Michigan fish" commission, that the
fish car with a big conslnment of
young bass for the copper country
will be sent here the latter part of
this month. The fi.h will be planted
In the lakes of Houghton and Kewee
naw counties. Bass have been plant
ed every year in copper country lakes
for several years, and It is expected
that In future years good basa Ash
ing will be avallalife In nearly every
lake in this district.
NEW CANADIAN COINS.
Gold Pieces Will Be Accepted at Pat
in tha U. S.
Ot'l'wa, Ont., June 7. Final ap
proval of the designs for the ne.vr
Canadian $5 and tlO gold pieces are
expected shortly from London. They
probably will be accepted at par In
the Pnited State. At present th
only gold pieces In use In Canada are
American pieces. The number of
these is surprisingly large, the receiv
er general for Canada having In his1
possession on December Si, n less
than $8.0A0,000 worth.
BIG PARADE OF STUDENTS.
The pupils of the Calumet high
school, headed bj drum major Roy
Rorgo and th high school band, par
aded yesterday afternoon In I murium
and Red Jacket In honor of Peter Ml-
helchlch. who won the oratorical hon
ors of the hlRh schools of the state.
There were fully seven hundred young;
people In line. Mr. Mlhelrhlch occu
pied a place of honor, belngr seated In
a decorated carriage drawn by a score
or more of husky high school youths.
GLOVE FACTORY IS BURNED.
Iowa City, Iowa, June 7.Rate &
Sons' glove factory ami tannery burn
ed today. The los Is $7fi,000. ,
xml | txt