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number of the. Anoeiated Prtaa. Teday'i News. Today, THE CALUMET NEW THE WEATHER:- SHOWERS TONIGHT OR SATURDAY. COOLER SATURDAY. VOL XX IKS SEEKS TO niSPRflVFxTflRY IUIItUII.UVll HY F iW 1 ULU Ul UMI Airaln nn Stand Tnil... U. t. b ww " vuaj, "C IU duces Documents to Show He Was Not in Chicago at Certain Time DENIES STATEMENT BY HETTtER Declaree H. Did Not Toll Lumberman Ho Elected Lorimer to Senate. Makea Several Admiaaiona When Queationed. Washington, D. C, June 30. nines was again before the Lorimer com mittee loaay. lie had a number of documents br which his m m. i u... .i,t - - February about the time Kunk claim, Hlnes called upon him to refresh his mruiory as to the allege,! contribution to the Primer fund. k mi.iw limes was not in in,cago last lime's presented bills for services rendered him nt Washington, preced-j In., Miirrh foortl, II., uH..,l.....l ..7. . .. . .' ?."V.';v' ""; 0111 migni nave neen contracted hv li wife, who remained at a hotel when he went to IMilladclphia. lie denied, how- ever, that he went to i'lilcago. nines unn me iiiuiiii iii jniiincr wns eiecie.i l. , .... ...... .. . -o ... k . .rtKu,- ....... Chicago, and irot 'his Info'rtu'al ion limit x.u.ui.t-, o e.euw.i u y ie.cpi.one iroiu wie Associated I'ress. Ilines said that Just as he received the news he met Herman II. Hettler, lumoerrnan, ana merely 101a mm ne understood Lorimer v,i fleeted lit denied Hettler's statement that he I 4 lllnaet ' c.l4 ! l..l I, l. I I ' l" 1 "rui" ' uia u myseir. personalty.- ne said ne ana Jteiuer were on iriendiy terms. Ilines nald he did not know how much im.ney the lumber. . Juti-rwts raised for the expenses of the commit- tee in Washington during the turift legislation In 199, which was about the time Lorimer was elected, lie ad mitted that he must have known the amount expended about' tfie 'tliiie ' lie was asked to contribute to the ibtl c iency, llo was willing t. make aftl- davit it was not seventy-five thousand dollars. Ilines declared he- was ''absolutely certain ne was not misiaicen atx.ui thls testimony that Aldrlch stated to him the president was anxious to have Lorimer elected. Asked about the denial of this from the Vhitt House after his testimony at Springfield, Ilines merely said such a denial had never been "called to his attention." This afternoon lllne.i said he talked! with Ix.rlmer over the 'phone Just after his election." Senator (lunula said,"! thought you Raid you did not talk with- Lorimer. Ilines then said he meant he talked with th Associated Tress. Stephtnaon Election Probe. Washington, D. C. June 30 (Another senatorial election investigation tlon wan placed before the Senate committee on elections today. w !' I a ml with the rivalry of the several fac full certified records of the IKhttlvel,. . iirtv Having the most Investigation of the election of Sena tor Stephenson, of "Wlscondn, wfre received by the vice president. lal'J before the Senate and referred to the committee. MINISTERS ON JOY RIDE. Neenah. Wis., June .10. While giv- Ing a party of four Danish Lutheran uiinlsters an auto ride about the c ity. Antone Nielsen, a prominent c hurch j member, was arrested for speeding. The policeman, mounted on a motor ceie, chased the speeder and com pelled the entire party to g to the police atatlon to pay the fine. NEW PRIESTS ORDAINED. Notre Dame. Ind., June 30. Six new I priests were ordained for the order of the Holy Cross at the I'nlver.dly of Notre Dame today. They will occupy professor'H chairs in colleges of the order in the United States. Included n the number are: Rev. William Hoi- Ker. Clifford, Mich; and Rev. William Cunningham, Helvldere, III. ASLEEPMANYWEEKS PHveiruuo .y nn irwr THATLii VANDALIA, (ILL.) GIRL 18 DYING. Vandalla, III., June 30. Phyalclan.' Mending MIbm llar-el Schmidt, who ha been sleeping almost continuously for .. v -.!.. 1. dvlnK. 'n.ru W. M., ,1" lir ir ' - ' I ven weeks.. believe sbe is om- today It appeared for a time he h.d Hopped breathing. Her r.arly '"at she hd utoni ' "ren.liles became rigid and coio. .,... her vliuiit., tailor she re-l Tonded to restoratives. She has not 'een awake more than Ave houra in fh'ven weeks, and her cae ha p ri,,n the nhvslelans. Her parents have be,. ..1.1. teleerama and o.w,.ir.;i ..in. telecram ami 1 J " " . " , GIBBONS JUBILEEIKING REVIEWS I BELOVED AMERICAN CARDIAL WAS onD o r,FTy YEARS AGO TODAY. I Haul more ti.i 1 - ...... : f iirrtimi turv 7 , r"llr"l,', hi,lr Church and quart,.,. ' ""mbcr of l). Siin-I -,..i.,,., ',. Ml. o.l II ., - - ... -, , Mill- llls,n'ii"ii which ,. America n - iit'iiiri. ai'a .....i i, 3". thru t. t'.a.s ii June prelate w.im i.rd.iij.,.,1 r"f-m ;,, it u .... ...... 30. i,ml ,, he w.,s lnv,.M(.(1 n piliic.-l Insignia ,,v The double ii.Mi. .. ' I'" today with..ut ,',.., ,' vance beyond (he sc,!ai lnJls,:,.s III"UI III." (OCCJe ... I .1 ece.pt t,y his Kh.i.,.,,,,. ,,f a .,, number of congratulatory I. Mr,-, iUll telegrams from friends :,,i lhr.iiiRh.int Ameilca. Added (,, ,, American greetings wcic f,.rious messages ,rom the Pope ,, r, ,.. serial friends ai the Vt.. .... Cardinal ii. ...... I. J'""ice was cle 1 Lratc, Home week ago i,v " h eh a ?, 7 , vlty eX p '', Vr,M"nt Tnfl' WMte 1 . h"v'"' '"" ' "'l'."i,nV """r ,,",hl"- "l,"ul i"p middle- of October, when the n Is more :)uitjbl. than at pres ent, the ecrli-Ki:.t ...... I.-.. . . . . ..... i ioM 111 take Place. At that time It h n.i s .1 ...... .. 1'" inc most noted MelateM nf tti. .1 ... . . . hm.u.s .-r th. it alibi,,,!,. ... .11 . .'. I itaiinnoif to iin honor to tli. I' .r.i .1 11 null 11 111 a r it 111 r..........i.i.. 1.. NVx, ,,., .., ; i i1f 77 ,,. ,11 n , ........... ....... IMJ.IJM Cl.O.I health, although i.p l u r. I ..... .... I an.i no continue,, 1,. .,,..Y... ... iv. active duties of his m,n HOT FIGHT IN KENTUCKY. Heavy Vote Expected at Democratic Primary Tomorrow. Iuiisvllle. Ky.. June 3n. on the eve 01 me Kentuck.v democratic primary at the end of one of the most inter eating and hitt.My fought carni.a.gns f. Ue Grass Statfl p,.on ,n pulJe years, each of the factions and candl dates expresses confidence and an tin usually heavy vote Is anticipated to , nrrw Nominees for state nftlcers from go vernor clown are to be selected and a candidate Indorsed for United States senator to succeed Senator Thomas II. pa ,,ter, " w lios. term w ill ex'plr In March. 1313, and whose successor will I he elected hv the next leclsl.itnre Senator I'anler having withdrawn from the contest, Ollie M. James, rep- hesentJtlve of the First district In I Congress and one of the most conspic uous leaders of the democratic party m Kentucky, has the field nil to him self. Two aspirants for the gubernatorial nomination will light it out In the pri mary. They are James 15. Mct'reary who formerly sat In the I'nite.l Slat. senate, and William Addams. whose limine Is In Il wrlsoti county. Interest ,lf, contests are on for the noinina u,,,,., fr lieutenant governor auditor attorney general, superintendent of nubile Instruction, and commissioner f agriculture, labor and statistics Though the Honor question and vati mis ot)0r state Issues have been dls quea-l(.,ltlM.,j (np campaign as a whole has J(ren conducted along personal lines conspicuous part In the fight. SPLENDID CROP OUTLOOK. Lower Michigan Men Report Fruit Treea Promiae Large Yield. Several of the lower Michigan men attending the Masons. (Stand Chapter . rrtin )n Marouete were Interview . rp.,rdinK (he fruit outlook in lower UrnK;tn tu,d n reported that It had never been better. A resident of Hat tie Creek staled that the trees in that locality were fairly breaking now 11 with their load of fruit. This applies to all fruits, he said, the cherry erc having been the largest In years, while the outhk for apples Is exceptionally good, it was the same Mnry from the netch country, and barring unexpected . weather from now on, the L(rn,.n ,.,.,, u,a year promises to be the largest in the history of the state. Throughout the upper peninsula, as far as can be Jearne.i. a pieine.... ..... anticipated. There have been In (f( ninf, tr(,st and all vegetation Is wrf,k of . average ,-,, i-vcr since early spring, there has been plenty of rain and the hay crop, .especially, promises to be a rec orH breaker. 1 ne s.r,i ... . . ...,-, now helm? harvested. In this locality in the best In years, and the outlook for nil small fruits is e.t...... in nil Mother Nature has been un- usuallv bountiful in ner re.,.....- ... - - agricultural Interests of Michigan this year. AVIATOR WINS 12,500. perlln. June SO.-lllrth. the Oerman aviator - who. ' " fo Rp(.. monoplane, new n ... . minutes, Hn. 34S miles In Ae hour la the winner of a prise !.. WORKMEN KILLED StVtn tiw SEVEN WORKMEN KILLED. RutTalo. S. Y.TmTso-Seven wor were crushed to death and seven ri..,iui. Injured bxiay .v otnns .,. deoart onmpst ...... .he ndlapse of in. n" new pumping CALUMETHOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE TROOPS FROM THE COLONIES Long List of Coronation Cercmon ics and Festivities is Con cluded Today-Brilliant Spectacle DOMINION DAY CELEBRATION Sir Wilfrid Laurier Unable to .main in London to Take Part Croat Function and Saila Today for Canada. Re London, June 30 The picked trooj no came nere for the coronation from the Overleap Pominlons hii.I from In dia wire reviewed by KIllR Cieorgo it lim klimham Palace this morning. The event concluded the long li.;t of coro- naiion ceremonies end festivities which hive kept Loudon astir since the beginning of June. I ne scene on the terrace was a very niimiiii one, the Kuropean military and levee .lifss being quite outdn.ne by the splendid apparel of the Indian piln.es. The great lawn below the terrace was a marvelous sight In red yeiiiw, Kteeii and blue. TI10 sikhs, lieng.ilcse and other Indian contln gents made a strong contrast to the khaki-clad troops from Canada, iAus trali.i and other parts of the empire. At tne word of torn ma rid, lance:-. rifles an.? carbines were grounded, and the contingent, having gone through Fome cimple tactics and again should end tlielr arms, tiled past the royal r!,lll1.v. talullng their majesties and receiving medal. coronation. commemorating the Dominion Day Celebration. London. June 30. With the vener able Iird Strathcona In the chair and ids royal hlghncs-s (he duke of Con- naught as the guest mf honor, today's doinii.ioii day dinner In London prov ed to be a highly notable public func tlon. The dinner was followed by a reception nt the Imperial Institute, which was attended by neatly live thousand guests. Among them were many of the notable Canadian visitors to the coronation and eminent repre sentatives of all other parts of tne empire. Sir Wilfrid Coming Home. London. June 30. Sir Wilfrid Laur ier, who has been the mo.it conspic uous figure in the Imperial Conference and also a leading participant in many of the coronation functions, sailed for home on the Kmpress of Ireland. In taking his departure at this time Sir Wilfrid has been obliged to forego much of the entertainment arranged for the Colonial premiers, but ne de sires to reach Ottawa as soon as pos sible to be In rcadinc.:s for the reas sembling of parliament. Rutherford Resigna. Ottawa. Out.. June 30. dr. John O Rutherford. C. i.M. U.. today resigned his position as veterinary general and live stock commissioner for the do minion of Canada. Trior to taking of. flee some .-lx or seven years ago dr. Rutherford served In the Manitoba legislature and in the Dominion house of commons and It Is understood to be his intention now to settle In Alberta with a view to re-entering political life. ALL RECORDS ARE BROKEN. More Marriage Licenses lesued in June Than Ever Before. County Clerk N. I. Kaiser an nounced this afternoon that more mar riage licenses have been Issued during the month of June, Just closing, than in any previous month In the history of Houghton county. A total or 107 licenses were Issued, this number ex reeding b.v "tie. the total for the month of June 1!07, which was the highest previous record. SHERWOOD TO Y. M. C. A. CAMP. Thyslcal director Sherwood of the Y. M. ' . A., will leave soon a iter tne Fourth for Torch Iike, Antrim coun ty, where he will attend the state camp for boys, acting n one of tiie leaders. On his return he will make arrangements for the local Y. I.M. C A camp, which will be held during Aug ust at Orand Marals. Keweenaw coun ty, an I leal site, having" been secured there. WILL NOT EXCLUDE JEWS. 8t, Tetersburg. June 30. The Amer ican embassy has made representations to the Russian government regard ing A.mericnn Jews who are buyers at the fur fair at Tyumen. Hnd orders were sent today to the Tyumen author ities not to exclude Jews from the fair, pending the decision of the central government. TROOPS TO QUIT TEXAS. Washington, C. June 30. The president today authorized the with drawal of four regiment. from the maneuver division nt San Antonio. Texas. . HAS QUEER MANIA MAN ALLEGED TO HAVE FAKED SUICIDE IN HOUGHTON TRIES IT AGAIN. Ishpeinlng. Mich., June 30. A utran ger who Is. believed to be the same man who pulled off the alleged fake attempt at suicide .t Houghton a few Weeks ago. and who, according to press dispatches, sub.-equenlly enact ed the same stunt in a southern Wis consin city., got Into the limelight in a -similar uinoncr. lavt evening in Ish peming. t gave his name as Win. Jennings. He U nKcd about thirty and is a. good talker and a neat dress er. He arrived in town on the Chica go & Norwcstein northbound train yesterday afternoon. Jcn.jlngs .filtered Thomas Atwell's saloon in the. Tet.g.,Pe block ou Main street and called f..,- glass of 'beer. Me was served with I he beverage and after drinking It he Informed the bar t.l.der be bi.tl liken poison, at the raine time manifest lug signs that he had swalloM en some pow erful drug. Dr. W. S. 'TiStte was summoned. The physician administered an emetic, fol lowing which the man was removed to the Ishpeinlng hospital. Jennings ex plained thai he had taken a white bi chloride tablet of .-e ven and one-half grains In the saloon and prior to tnat had swallowed h nuinb. r of blue tab lets of the (.-..me kind. Ills pulse was normal, however, and there was no frothing at t V mouth; neither did the man appear to be In great agony. To. physicians were suspicious that the attempt at suicide was a fake', and this suspicion expanded when th stunt at Il'oughlon was recalled tn mind and It was see-n that practically all the circumstances were similar, even to "the woman in the crtsc," to whose failure to reciprocate his affec tions Jennings ascribed Til. alleged de- tire to put an end to bis life. The man Is still unoVf observation at the hospital. (Jennings said la.t niRht that he formerly was in the saloon business on "Customs street," Honolulu, and had come to the State three months ago. lie claimed in conversation witn I liferent persona to be tn his way to dululh to procure cbolcal work and also to ! headed for Ironwoo.l to take a Job as eb'etri. ian. Ti.lded he Is the same man who perpetrated the al- rd fakes at Houghton and in south ern .Wisconsin ...id 'there belief thai he Is the same Individual, his Is a ie- ullar case, to say the least. AT THE Y. M. C. A. Swimming Lessons Will Be Brought to Close Tomorrow. The swimming lessons that are be ing given .this week to pupils who 00k lessons under Irf. Callis last we-ek, and olhers who decided to take the lessons during tho present week, will be brought to a close tomorrow venlng. 'physical director Sherwood stales that the classes have been a success. Tennis is being played daily on the M. C. A. courts back of the Llks' Temple. The game Is becoming, quite popular locally. The courts are in cx- cllent condition. Those wishing to artlolpate In the game are asked to communicate with the physical direc tor. $1,200,000 IN GIFTS. Harvard Univer&ity Received That Sum During tho Past Year. Cambridge, Mass., June 30. flirt to the amount of Jl.L'00,000 received by Harvard unlver-'ty during the last year, were announced by President Lowell to the 2.000 or more Harvard men gathered for the alumni meeting in the quadrangle he-hind Seaver hall. Almost slmultaneeiusly with this an nouncement William C llorden of Chicago handed to President Ivowell a check tor $ 1 00,000 as the gift of the class or ISKfi to the university, to be Invested In the college funds and only the Income to be used. RULING IS AGAINST SEE. Chicago, HI., June 30. iludge llon ore. sitting In the criminal court, to day ruled that Kxelyn Arthur See must anuvcr to the remaining fourteen counts In the Indictment. The court formally vivcr-ruled the motion to take the case from the Jury. The de fense then proceeded with the presen tation of Its case. CRIME OF A MOTHER CRAZED BY EXTREME HEAT SHE KILLS THREE CHILDREN AND HERSELF. Lockney, Texas. June 30.- Searchers tod.ly found the body nt Mrs. Maude McCrary, e.f ls Angeles, Calif., hang ing from a windmill atthe rear of the house she has been occupying there. and the bodies er her three children. with the-lr throeits cut, In some woods near the dwelling. It Is iMdleved the woman was craned by the extreme heat. She left n.T nrother's house with the children e-s-terday. and went to a vacant boose. The Indications are that after cutting the children's thre.ats with pieces of glass she tossed the bodies Into Ihe weeds and then hanged herself. SUPREME COURT WANTS TO KNOW ABOUT MERGER Judge Streeter Is Ordered to Show Cause Wh His Order Denying Injunction Should Not be Vacated C. & II. CASE IS APPEALED F. W. Denton and W. A. Chadbourne Representing Ahmeek Stockhold holders Take Proceedings to Suprame Court. Lansing, Mich., June 30. Judge AI bfrt i. Streeter, circuit Judge of Houghton county, was ordered by the Supreme Court this afternoon to show cause by July IS why a writ of man damns should md be issued by the Su preme c ourt to Impel him to vacate the order issued by htm or. June 3, In which be denied an application made by Kre .b i i k W. iHMiton. ami Wahle J mar A. Chadbourne, for an Injunction restraining a consolidation of the Ah meek Mining company with the Valu met & llecla Mining company and the eight others that arc propositi for a general consolidation. LUTHER WRIGHT MAY RUN. May Seek Governorship if Osborn Won't Take Second Term. dctroit. Mich., June 30. The 'Held of gubernatorial possibilities In the event of Oov. Osborn not running for h second term has been added to by (he quiet tip that has gone out about the slate that Luther L. Wright of Iron wood, now serving his third term us (superintendent of public inslruc lion, will be a candidate. Mr. Wright Is in Ihtn.lt and, while he is making no personal declaration of the fact, friends have been busy .r several days getting the word about that If Hie Ibid is left open b.v the governor remaining out of the- race Mr. Wright will probably be among the entries. Mr. Wright has won an enviable record since he has been In charge of the state educational department. He has brought the common tchools of the stale up to a high plane and has been directly responsible for many re forms in educational methods. Ills standing before the state Is em phasi.e.l by the fact that he was re nominated for both his second and third term without opposition. FIGHTS MIRROR; LOSES. Detroit Man in the Hospital as Re ault of His Battle. detroit, June 30. As the result of a fight with a figure which looked at him from a mirror at his home, 74 Flnley street, (leorge llogan Is in draco hospital with hi arms and hands badly cut and Is In a serious condition from loss' of blood. llogan returned home after an 'af ternoon off and happened to look In to a large plate glass mirror. What he saw there disgusted him, and he struck at it. lie Imagined the figure was striking back at horn and a love ly fracas resulted, with llogan doing all the fighting. When the mirror had been so shattered that tho figure no longer insulted him lie fell exhausted. BG SHIPMENT OF TEA. Tacom.i. Wash, June 30. Sixteen hundred tons of unct.lored tea. the largest shipment of the new crop to reach Puge't Sound this year, arrived from Orient on the liner Panama Alaru yesterday. The shipment is 22.139 chest, an Important Item of the 7,000 ton cargo brought by the liner. Un der the prevailing regulations tea from the Orient must be uncolored. REICHMANN IS SENTENCED. New York. N. Y., June 30. J. 11. Relchmann, former president o'f the Carnegie Trust Co., convicted of mak ing a false report to the state bank ing department, was today sentenced to four and nc-half months In pris on. TO HEAD UNIVERSITY. Washington. D. C. June 30. The res ignation of Dr. Klmer E. Prown as I'nite.l States Couwnlssloner of Edu cation became effective today. Next fall Dr. Hrown will eider upon his new duties as chancellor of New York Un iversity. GATHERING OF HOO-HOOS. Hutchinson. Kas.. June 30. Many prominent representatives of Ihe lum ber trade In Kansas. Oklahoma and Missouri gathered here today to fake part In the State convention of the Concentrated Order e.f llo-lloo. MANY WOUNDED IN RIOT. Vienna, June 30. Two hundred per rons were , wounded In election riot ing at Kalnsz today. Troops sloped the fighting. 30, 191 1 OFFICIALS AROUSED CUSTOM OFFICERS INCENSED AT CLAIMS OF GERMAN CUT. LERY MAKERS. Washington, D. C, June 30. Outturn officials are aroused at the action of C.erman cutlery makers, who have rep- tesented to their government that al legations of fraud and under-valuation of Imports are a scheme to favor their American competitors. Treasury officials say they hav pos itive evidence of instances where Ger man cutlery manufacturer have pre pared e.ne set of price lists for the American custom house and another for the private use of their custom ers. The Herman government Is Investi gating the situation In the Soiling, ..-r district, from whence comes marly a.l the German cutlery imirUd to the United States. EACH WIN AN EVENT. Yale and Harvard Crews Even in the Preliminaries. New London. June 30. A Yale vic tory In the freshman eight was (be curtain raiser In the annual r ,atta be tween Yale and Iltrvard today. The weather Is favorable ami the attend- am-e of friends of both colleges unus ually large. Enthusiasm is unbounded. The first race, the freshman eights, was Bche'.lubsl for 10:30 o'clock, but did not ttart until nearly an hour later. Roth crews took the water at the crack of Ihe starter's pistol 'and In the first do.e-n strokes Harvard pulled out one length ahead. The Yale men, however, soon recovered the di;;t ance and parsed their rivals, crossing the line first. Official time: Yale 11:53; Harvard lDr.a'i. The varsity Mibstltute fours then started on their two-mile stretch. liar vard Jumped into the lead at the start hy a half length, but Yale quickly drew up on almost even terms. They raced pretty well together, but near the line Harvard spurted, and crossed three lengths ahead, official time; Harvard 13: 37 ; Yale 13:52. CALGARY EXHIBITION. Most Notable Induetrial Show Held in " ". "Western Canada. Calgary. Alia.. June 30. The Cal gary Industrial Exhibition, ror which preparations have been making for nearly a year, was informally opened today. The formal opening exercises will takeplace tomorrow In conjunc tion with the Canadian Day celebration and the exhibition will continue through the entire week. In many re spects the exhibition this year Is the most notable affair of Its kind ever held in Western Canada. The grounds at Victoria park have been much im proved and several new buildings er ected. All departments of the fair are well tilled with attractive exhibits. PARIS EXPRESS DERAILED. Paris. June 30 T.ie Empress. Havre ror Paris, was derailed by train wreck ers at Pont De L'Arche. near Louviers lat night. None were Injured. Cop le of the Guerre Soclale -were found lying beside a rut In the rails. Tho press today-, strikes a note of alarm and demands that the new ministry put an end to revolutionary activity and outrages. TROOP A TO LAURIUM. Troop A. Copper Country Cavalry. of Hancock, organized for the purpose of taking part In Hancock's "hoine- oming." has accepted an Invitation to take part in U'lurlum's Fourth of July parade, the Laurium executive com- Ittee having been notllied to that ef- rect this arternoon. The company Is a strong one, and should make a de- ided hit here. NATIONAL BANKS SOUND. Washington. D. C, June 30 The to tal reserve held by the National banks at the close of business June 7th was J1.47K.H1.0O0, or $121,871,000 i',ne the amount required by law. Th- ievlse.1 estimates indicate the closii.g fiscal ear of 1911 today, will find the federal treasury showing a mrplus of $33, 000.000. PRESIDENT TAFT INVITED. President Taft will be Invited to visit Calumet, on the occasion of bis trip to Houghton to attend the M. C. M. reunion. August 8. The invitation will be extended by the members e.r the Calumet branch of the Rritish Amerlcan club, at their tegular July meeting. OPENED TO SETTLEMENT. Washington. D C. June 39. Ap proximately ROO.'khi acres of land have been opened to settlement under the registration plan, through the presi dent's proclamation. Of tbl 4..0.000 In the Pine Ridge snd Rosebud Indian reservation in South Dakota. BIG STEAMER IS WRECKED. Victoria. It. C. June 30 -The steamer Spokane struck In the Sy- mour Narrows last night and was reached. The pnssengcrs were land- eel, but two are repotted missing. NO. 2CC BIG MANEUVER GROUNDS FOR THE U.S. ARMY President Taft Urges Acceptance of Gift of 5,000 Acres and Purchase of 35,000 Acres More SENDS MESSAGE TO CONGRESS Proposed Site Recommended by Spe ciat Commission and is Near Jf Chickamauga Desired for 'jj General M'ilitary Work. .j) WMshlngton, D. C. June 30. Pres ident Taft will send to Congress today, a Fpceial ccmmisbiuii'M report rc-vm-mending the acceptance : a girt of. five thousand acres of iand near Tul lohoma. Term., and purchase of Sj,'0' acre nearby, at $12:00 per acre, for a permanent maneuver ground. In spection camp and rifle and urtillery range f.,r the lT. S.( urmy, Tho coin- . mission was appointed to itivcsti&ato the availability of tites near Chicka mauga Park, Tcim. Tho Mto fc.lcctcd. in not far from Chlckaina ua. RECEIVER IS WANTED. Minnesota Stockholders of United Wirclews Seek Court Aid. Duluth. Minn., June 30. At a special term of court to be held Saturday of this week the Cnited Wireless Tele graph will have a chance t show why a receiver should not be appointee! b manage the local business of the com pany. A 'number of stockholders, who claim that the company Is poorly man aged, have petitioned that a receiver be appointed. Yesterday Judge dibell M-t Saturday morning as the time' Tor the hearing. The stockholders also want n writ or Injunction issued restraining lhot;o at present in elwerge rroni transferring ihe property In any manner r from interrering with the management by othe r parties. Samuel P. Williams, William II. ' Harbison. Prank dries back. Christopher Hearn. George II. Clowes and William E. McC.overn are the stockholders who brought the ac tion r.r themselves aud other stock holders. & It is charged that ..fibers of the company have failed t perrorm their luties and that the affairs or the com pany have been mismanaged, lie- celvery have ! n appointed for t lit company In Maine, New Je-rsey and New York, i'.oyle & P.o o and E. J. Kenny are the attorneys r.r the plain tiffs. RECORD IN PATENT OFFICE. Number 1,000,000 Soon to b Issued by the Department. Washington. June 30. The United States government will Issue its one millionth patent for an invention on Vug. 1 next, and the lienor will go to an Inventor who has been ebsignated b.v President Taft. ComntiFi ion. r of Patents Edward Truce Moore has been looking forward for some time to a celebration of thrt issuance of patent No. l.ooo.fioo. Sev eral weeks ago president Tart received letter rroni an American inventor. saying that be would like to bave tho honor d receiving No. l.iioo.oni). Tho president asked the commissioner to comply with the request. IT it were ind incompatible with the regulations ff the office. . TWO BOYS DROWN IN TUB. Playing Pirate Ends Fatally for Un skilled Mariners. Kenosha. Wis.. June 30. Chester Georgeii and Carl Wjsocki, each aged 10. were drowned in a clay pit this afternoon while plavlng pirates. They rigged up an old tub as a boat. It capsized In twenty feet of water, and the lads drowned while a crowd of children, including Carl's brother. watched the tragedy. The lifesuving crew dragged the pit tor two bourn beTnre recovering the corpses. MANY ARE INDICTED WIRE MANUFACTURERS SEEM CONFIDENT, HOWEVER, THEY WILL ESCAPE. New York. N. Y, June 30. Federal Indictments agaln-t nine wire pooU and eighty-four wire manufacturers ami their employes, on charges of re training trade, were the subject mat ters vf consideration today by the sev eral defendants and their counsel". The defendant will appear In person, or by (counsel, before the IT. S. circuit court next week. None of the .defend ents had any statement to make today, though one e.f the counstd in liio caso remarked he did not think the cnea would ever come to trial. '..era or avmpathv from nil pani the conn ' ' .. I" front'