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THE WEATHER:- FAIR TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. MODERATE TEMPERATURE. VOL XX CALUMET, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 6, 191 1 NO. 210 RELIC Of THE PIONEER DAYS TO ELECT SENATOR IRELAND READY 511 LIVES IS TOLL "RAffLES" HAS RIVALS IN THE SINKING OF MAINE NORTH DAKOTA TO ENTERTAIN SENATOR HOTLY ATTACKS BILL GOVERNOR HOKE SMITH SEEM3 TO BE FAVORITE CANDIDATE HOT WAVE BROKEN IN WEST AND RELIEF IS PROMISED EAST TOMORROW. CENERAL BIXBY DECLARES BOAT ROYAL GUESTS EAST AND WEST WAS SUNK BY EXPLOSION FROM WITHIN. IN GEORGIA. Th Clumt News la a member of the Associated Prese. Today'i News Today, MICHIGAN Y' M. C. A. Boys Uncover Treas wes of Early Michigan Wilderness Hermit While Digging ROMANCE BROUGHT TO UGH Trinket and Secrets 0f Hsrmit Who Claimed Unnatural Powers Cauio Wild Search for Further Treasure at Corey. Corey, Mich., July 6, A romance of the days when much of the state of Michigan whs a wilderness was brought to light today wTicn boys at the South Bend, Ind.. Y. M. C. A. Hum mer camp, while digging a hole for a llagftalf, brought up a rusty iron box cnnffrtinlng two rusty pistols of an cient pattern, resting In a bed of flax a plain gold ring, apparently a wed ding pledge to eome pioneer bria a (diver cased watch of Swiss manu facture, a small dagger, a rust stalmV hunting knife, and some leather bound books dated 1767 to 1S19. among them a bible, "Children of the Abbey" and uif hook 01 rag uon." 'i Here were also several school boons, a number of pennies bearing dates of 1781 tu 1834, rum-pies oi suver, leau anil copper ores and arrow heat's, a collection ot pebble. and deeds dating back as far as 1739 and relating to property at Plymouth, Conn. jn explanation or ine mvstery was found in a letter left by the owner, In part, It Is as follows: "This chest Is the property of Heze- kla Thomas, formerly of New Kngland. later of the Michigan wildern I , a spiritualist Ootl believing, and my spirit still roam over these lakes In full moon seasons, guarding my val uables and deposited possessions, for they are many and vaVd. C,od gavo me many wonderful secrets but be muse of a great sin he took them all away but one, the lca:t of them, the turning of sable stones Into gold. I have burled this secret by the body of old Duckwlng In the Hlg Swamp fSod rest my soul. God has tilled the earth with gold. The devils do not believe It but has he not promised 'Seek and find?' The blue heron Is wise and the night owl, but man Is an ass, for he walks not In the ways of the most high." More Chests. A little of the story of a peculiar old hermit, Thomas, is known here. Geo- KneveU, who lives In a portion of the house built by Thomas. nys, that, as n boy. he recollects finding carefully secreted collections of pebbles In the house. It Is Jald Thomas' wife de serted him and that the queerness be- came noticeable about the same time. He roamed the woods talking to fti trees and animals, and believed he could transmute certain stones Into gold. After selling his home here, Thomas moved to an Island In tiie lake, which. In one part of his letter, he refers to as the "abode of the seven devils." According to another letter found In the box there Is an other chest burled on the island. A map. which was among the contents. Ives directions for flndi" still an other idlest, the key to w I Ich Is said by the owner to be hidden '.n a tree. The whole neighborhood Is excited over the search, which was Immediate ly begun for the remaining chests. An other part of the letter in which Thomas revealed his secrets reads: "The Island Is doomed forever. It D the abiding place of seven devils, be ware! Fish die, birds drop as they pass and man disappears In the cav ernous dept' s of the cave." Another excerpt of the letter pos sibly refers to his recreant spouse. "The luck stone" saved her from the evil one. The knife is that which drunk his life's blood and Is cursed forever. The books were her posses sion from older days, before the great shadow fell. The man may claim his papers; Puck wing knows how I came bv them. He died for lack of faith. The guns were his, that were found Upon his body. He had obtained the ring but the spirits bound 1dm. The gold pebbles were my own. the prod uct of my genius. Place them In the spring at midnight ,ns the blue heron passes the warn p.. All believing, noth ing doubting. I will old you. The spir it bids me hasten. I must tie gone. Pa re well." Thomas' body was found In the woods fifty years ng. He had been frozen to death. Atlanta, (la., July C The senatorial situation in uttractlng much attention "mi wie neur approach of the date when the Georgia legislature will chot.se a successor to Senator Terrell in the United States senate. The bal loting will begin next Tuesday and all signs point t a spirited contest. Sen ator Terrell, who was appointed to till the heut of the late Senator Clay until the legislature could choose his suc- .t-s.iur. In u CJIUJt.lute for election to the full term of six years. The had ing an. li. late, however, appears to bt iiokc .-muni, who was Secretary of the Interior under President Cleve land and who has just been Inaugurat ed for the second time as Governor of Georgia. Governor .Smith. It is under stood, has long aspired to a seat in the United Stutes senate ami his sup porters are now pn paring to make a fctrong light for his election. On the other hand, the anti-Sniltii element. whith Includes many prominent politi cians In all sections of the State, will leave no stone unturned to prevent his election. A number of other candi dates for the toga are receiving more or less attention. One of those whom it Is believed could make a formida ble showing tdiould he decide to make an active tight is Pleasant A. Stovall, the Savannah editor. "Tom" Watson, the former Populist leader; W. A. Covington, one of the authors of the state prohibition law, ami sevtral oth ers have announoed their candidacies. BIG N. E. A. CONVENTION. San Trancisco Welcomes Teachers and Educators. San Francisco, cal July 6. Hund reds of delegates ami visitors are ar riving In San Francisco for the annual onveiitiou of the National IMucalioii Association. For the most part the ally arrivals are going to the nearby resorts Ho remain until the end of the week, when they will return for the convention proceedings. Saturday will be the opening day of the gathering. he next day will be "F.ducatlonal Sunday," and special sermons will be reached in all the city's churches, he real business of the convention will begin Monday afternoon, when the first general session will be held in the reek Theater of the University of 'alifornla. Elaborate Program Has been Pre pared for Visi of King and Queen. Much Loyalty Is Manifested ORANGEMEN fffl SLIGHTED According to Itinerary Their Majes ties Will Leave Emerald Isle on Day of Their Celebration To Wales Next. Dublin, July ft. trutli, all Ireland. in anticipation of King and Jucc'. in from all points -All Dublin, itntl In is on the qui vise tile coming of the Croud are pouring ami It Is estimated Chicago, and otic il t nt -three exacted 1m hot wave, hot wave rain and i III., July ;. Two hundred alhs and two hundred s.v- prostrati.ins was the toll Chit-tiro's record breaking which lasted live .lays. The was broken early toda. by cool i, i,. ,;.; 4t nine this morning the " t mperature w as 7x compared with !.'! at the tame In yesterday. The hundreds of n which cities from the seaboard west to tht have exchanged durin,. days account, according to review for the deaths of 4:! ws dispatches North At la nth plains states the past four i cartful persons Norwegian Array Officer Confess . es To Daring Burglaries in , Fashionable Brooklyn. Like Romance WOMEN BURGLARS SUSPECTED BANK EXAMINERS MEET. Con- OIL MAGNATE'S LOSS. Son and Daughter Perish and Home la Destroyed. Vlborg, Finland. July fi. -The pala tial country house here of Ludwlg No te, the multimillionaire oil magnate of St. Petersburg was destroyed by Mre Tuesday night. iM. Nobel's son nd daughter, aged 7 and f respective ly, were burned to death. Their gov erness made nn effort to save her charges and upon falling went raving mad and attempted to commit suicide. The parents were In St. Petersburg at the time of the disaster. Delegates from Several Statea vene at Chicago. Chicago, 111.. July 6. National bank xamincrs from North Dakota. South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wis consin, Iowa, Michigan, northern Indi ra and northern Illinois rounded up in Chicago today for their annual con ference. The examiners will spend two days in the discussion of methods with a view to nrrixlng at the highest grade of etliclency in the examination or banks. Co-operation among na tions, state and clearing-house exam! tiers is one of the Important subjects that will receive attention. SUGAR ADVANCES. New refined York, July C All grade! sugar advanced ten cents per hundred pounds today. WILL RENEW EIGHT GOVERNMENT WANTS TO SEP ARATE RAILROADS FROM THE COAL BUSINESS. Washington, D. C, July G. The gov ernment will renew its tight to disas sociate ine great coal carrying ran iiads from their virtual control of the mines and thus vitalize the commodi ties clause of the Interstate commerce laws. A test case against the I.chigh Val ley railroad will be filed today In the federal court In Philadelphia. That the I.ehlgh Valley Coal Co., Coxe Pros.. Inc.. of New York and Middlcficld Kailro.nl and Coal Co. and Iocust Mountain Coal & Iron Co. are not hon aflde coal companies, but merely ad juncts to the I.chigh Valley railroad and are "devices for evading the com modity clause," Is the government's principal complaint. It Is also alleged the I.chigh Valley railroad, with the object of removing competition has caused the I.chigh Valley Coal Co. to contract at a loss for the output of other anthracite operators. nrwt nas transported the coal over its own lines and thnmgh tin coat company uxeii the prices In New York and other markets. KING HONORARY HERO. Washington. July B. King George of Fngland has accepted honorary membership In the American Cross of Honor and toe cross of that organiza tion. The organization I made up of Americans who have received medals for acts of heroism. Honorary mem bers are President Taft. Kmperor Wil liam, the king of Italy, the president iif France. Theodore Roosevelt and Andrew Carnegie. j that the normal population of Dublin, about H.-.O.KOO, will have swollen to 1, ouo.uoo by Sat unlay, the day on which their Majesties will make their cntiy into the city. The roal visit t.. Dublin will ex tend over tour dajs. The ollicial ar rangements are cakulalid to keep (heir Majesties bllsv almost from 11... hour of their arrival until their .1. allure, 'in,, date of departure, by the way, falls on July 1.', the day the I'l ruci "laiigemen noio in- r ureal an- mal celebration. Some of the leaders imonK mo orangcmen nave not been slow to take otic use tit the King tie parting from the country on that au nlversary. and have petitioned him. in steatl, to visit I liter s capital, Lclf'asl As all the arrangements tor the my visit were concluded months ago, how- ex ci, u was impossible to make an change in the itinerary. Fin thet molt it would not be at all expedient fo the King to visit liellast on orange mens day us it would almost nurclv provide rioting between the Orange men and the nationalists. Their Majesties are expected to ar rive at Kingstown on the loyal yacht Victoria and Albert early Saturday morning. On their arrival at Dublin Castle the King and Queen will bo re ceivetl by the Lord Lieutenant, bearing the sword of state. The apartments which their Majesties will occupy at ine ensue nave men completely re furnished ami redecorated for the my al visit. On the afternoon of their ar rival their Majesties will leave the castle and proceed to the Royal Col lege of Science for the opening cere mony. Afterward the will he escort ed to Ttinity College, where an ad dress will be read, to which his Majes ty will make a reply. Leaving- Trin ity College the King and Queen will go to the Phoenix Park race course. and will drive thence to the Viceregal Lodge. The first day of their visit In Dublin will com hide w ith a state ban quet at the castle, for which invitations have been Issued to several liundrc.il of the officials and best known resi dents of the Irish capital. Program For Other Days. A full program has been prepared for Sunday, beginning with the attend ance of the King anil Queen and their suite at the service In St. Patrick's Cathedral, followed by a visit to the Artane Industrial School. A visit to the famous Ieopnnlstow n race course and a state bamiuet at the castle will be the chief events of Monday. During the day his Majesty will hold a levee at the castle. Tuesday the King will inspect the Royal Irish Constabulary at the Vicer egal Lodge, ami will attend a review of the troops and the presentation of colors in Phoenix Park. In the after noon there will be a garden party at the Viceregal Lodge, ami In the even ing1 a court will be held at Dublin Castle. Wednesday afternoon their Majes ties will leave Dublin from Westland Roy station. On arriving at Kings town they will depart for home on the Victoria and Albert. On their way to Fngland their Majesties will make three days' stop in Wales for the in vestiture of the Prince of Wales nt Carnarvon Castle, which event will take place on the day following the depar ture from Dublin. irom in., neat and c:gdy from drown ing a total of .-,11. Incomplete as tin record Is from the failure of many points to report specifically the number of such tie tails, it hi iM rerlous a showing as I.-; remembered for many years, If not n record. Relief is Promised. AVa-hington, D C, Jufy ft. Cooler weather tomorrow is promised by the forecaster to the North Atlantic States practiically the only section of country where the hot wave, that spread from coast to coast, remain" unbroken. Hy tomorrow night. Pon ton, now one of the four hottest places In the country, will get relief It Is predicted ami the worst and most pro longed spell of heat Flnce 1901 will be broken. .New York Still Warm. New York, N. V.. July 6. A block -fide In the subway tpday capped the climax of the misery of the liot wave. When the s'alled trains finally reach ed their stations, fainting passengers had to he helped out by the score. While the blockade lasted, the list of heat prostrations grew faster than at any previous time since the hot weath er beg-in. Manv had to be taken to the hospital. At ten o'clock deaths were reported. Attired in Men'e Clothing, Female Raf fles Are Believed to be Operat ing With Great Daring in Colorado Springs. Long Drought Broken. Chicago, 111., July fi. With rain moistening the parched corn Ileitis of Illinois. Nebraska. Iowa and North ern Kansas tlovciirktt tor hat cereal here dropped to the extreme of three cents at the opening today. Kansas City, Mo.. July fi. The two months' drought in western and north western Kansas was broken today by in Inch of rain. iew York. N. Y., July C Adven tures rivaling those of the Invincible Raffles were laid bare to the Urooklvn polite last night, when Lieut. Karl Von Meta-Meyer of the Norwegian army. JS lie tttlcl liinivelf ii-i.u ,......,.. I .... a 7 barge of burglary. Smiling und Self possessed. Von Metz-Mever entertain ed the officers with Stories of how, at tired evening clothes and carrying cane, ne entered at least eighteen Ihe i lashioi.uble lirooklyn residences, gen eianj wniie ine occupants were at iMnner and took articles valued at !. M ' . "u .oei-.iej er claims to conn iiom a prominent Norwegian family aim says ne came to this country to study banks and banking laws on three 'years' leave of absence. lucid, taiiy ne sought an American wife with money. Women in Men's Attire. ( olorado Springs. Colo., July C Fe male Lairics. attired In men's clothing, the police say, have been perpetrating many of the burglaries that have oc enrrod In the fashionable noith-cnd district of Colorado Snrlnirs durlm. the last several weeks Thai Hi. i-urgiars were women was not known until Tuesday. wniie miming the home of Mrs. An na Williamson, a girl allowed u heavy watch fob, which she was In the act of removing from Mrs. Williamson's dresser to strike against the furniture and awaken Mrs. Williamson. "When the latter awoke she saw the burglar standing near a window, anil a street light disclosed her form to be that of a woman attired In men's clothing-. The burglar pointed a revolver at Mrs. Williamson while she made her exit through an open window. Washington. D. C, July C The loss of the battleship Maine was caused by the explosion of her three magazines .o niu ii eueci as mat produced up on the vessel could have been caused by an explosion from without. Such Is the opinion of General William II, lilxby. chief of engineers. United tates Army, who has returned after a personal Inspection of the work of raising the Maine. enerai mxtjy said tonight that n portion of the deck'over the magazine was blown upward and laid backward and that there were numerous con tlitlotis of the hulk, as It lies in III vann, width prove this. No explosion Toni the outside, he said, could have caused the same result. "What the primary cause of the ex plosion was." said General Plxby, "never will learned." General Plxby does not believe that the bodifH of those who lost their lives wll be found In the Maine. He says they are burled probably I'imi feet more from the wreck in the mud. BUSY FALL PREDICTED. A MODERN "ENOCH ArtDEN. pokane. Wash.. July 6. When Judge Henry L. Kcnnan granted a de free of divorce to Daniel ltcdican of -pokane, from Lillian M. Hcdican. liv- ng In central Massachusetts, there was disclosed material lor a modern version of "Fnoch Anion." They were married In 1 SI7 ami lived here until 1 ! t , when ltcdican went to Alaska to build a railroad for M. J, Heney, pass ing the following eight years In con struction camps. Meanwhile, his wife returned to her mother's home In Massachusetts. where, after seven ears, the courts declared Hcdican legally dead." and Mrs. Hcdican mar led a second husband. Is Reported That Traffic is Increasing All Through Country. According to railroad officials the latter part of the year 1!M1 will be a busy period. Crop conditions are most encouraging mid railroad men look for ward P) oiif of the busiest fall seasons that the country has ever had. Al though business started off slowly last spring, the period of dullness has prac tically passed. It Is said that Canada will have the biggest crops she has ever produced, tiie estimate being set at 2h,im)0,imh) bushels. Crops- In the western and northern states, will be ninth larger than for several years past, and it is said that many of the railroads In wes tern territory will be taxed to their capacity to handle the freight and passenger trallle tiie corning fall. Says Reciprocity Bill Will Sur render the Market of the American Farmer and Bring No Return PRESIDENT IN PREDICAMENT Fractional Row Over Selection of Re publican Chairman for Alabama May Place Taft in Delicate , j Position. i D. C. July C An eciproclty tjIII on at- the "BLACK HAND" OUTRAGES. Un- New York Man and Son Buried der Buildings. Xew York. N. Y.. July C Firemen had to dls Clovanno Madonfa and his son Joseph from the ruin of their RPK-ery today after the place was wrecked by a bomb. They were not "Washington. t.ok tui the i ground that ir surrenders the market of the. American farmer without anv recoiniH iise, that the agreement was :l usurpation of authority by the prcsi nt . ajid that the bill should have orlgioated In the lloijv as a i-eeiiuo measure, was made In the Senate to- lay by Senator Cmnna of North Da kota, a Republican Insurgent. Taft In Predicament. Washington, D. C. July B. A frac tional mw over the selection tif the Republican state chairman for Alaba ma, boiled to the sulfate at the White house today and has put President Taft in the predicament of choosing between I'tst master Central Hitch cock Mild Secretary C. I . HilleS as the political adviser to the administration. Prominent citizens of Alabama to day declared the president should al low t'helll settle their row them selves. Secretary Hilles and I!.ok r T. Washington are -understood to the backing J. u. Thompson. while re pub an National Committee m.in Harker. with the knowledge of Hitch cock is hacking Peter M. Img for state chairman. GATES IS ILL IN PARIS. Son Rushes Across, But Says Father Is in No Danger. New York. July f.. Charles f. dates rushed aboard the Maurctania yester day, Just before It hacked out into the river mill t ...!. i.ncgu,,, i.. t,.:., ua badly hurt but much frightened, for j f;lturi Jlfin w (UU, Ul is , , Paris. There wasn't a stateroom left. WRECK ON SOO LINE. FARRAR DAVIS WEDDING. Be- Richard Harding Davis Sister comes Bride Today. London, July ft. of Interest to Am ericans in London was the wedding here today of Miss Norah Davis of Philadelphia and the Rev. Perclval F. I'arrar. The bride Is a sister of Ri h- inl Harding Davis, the novelist, while Mr. I'arrar is a son of the late Dean I'arrar, ami is rector of the church at Sandrlnghim, which Is attended by the King ami Ouecn. ELKS AT ATLANTIC CITY. NEED 50,000 HARVESTERS. That Many Are Required According to Canadian Expert. Winnipeg, July ft. One hundred and sixty-two thousand farm hand will be required this car to harvest the grain crop of the three prairie provinces. This I the estimate made by Sir Wil liam Whte of the Canadian Pacific. In 1!W0 the number of men engaged for this work was ItS.noo. Iiom 40. nan to fifl.nftrt men will have to be brought Into the country If the full needs of the situation are met. MANY ARE HURT IN RIOT. Amsterdam. July ft. A number of persons were wounded here today In a fight between striking seamen and police nml troops. The rioters used stones and revolvers while the troops replied with rifles. The strikers were routed and troops are now patrolling the streets. Atlantic City. N. J.. July ft. Head quarters for the national convention of the Klks were established at the iitdel Strand today by Crand Kxaltod IJuler Hermann nml other grand lodge ofllcers of the order. The advance guard of delegates and visitors is put ting In uti' appearance and an attend ance of fully 100,000 Is expected when the convention Is opened Saturday. Three Killed and Four Hurt in Colli. V sion. Duluth, Minn., July ft. Itecause the conductor and engineer on a travel train out of Superior failed to read their train orders, three men are dead and four are seriously injured, and the Chicago-Duluth division of the Soo Line Is out of commission. I he gravel train which left Superior yesterday- morning In a heavy fog. tiasiicu neati-on inio nn extra con sisting of an engine and caboose from l'olysmith, on the Nemadji river bridge, six miles out of Superior. The dead are II. W. Martin, engineer. Chip- pew a Falls. Wis.; J. W. Wilmont. fire man. Chippewa Falls, Wis.; One man, name unknown, and the Injured are: L. A. Harlin. brakeman, residence un known; P. Mattls. workman, Abbots- ford; Patrick Kurgan, fireman, resi dence unknown. this Is the second time In five weeks that a bomb has heen exploded In front of their establishment. The former explosion filled the father's leg full of nails. MaiVonla received threat enlng letters from the "Rlack Hand" und several month ago his nenhew was shot to death. HEAVY GOLD OUTPUT. Seattle. .Wash.. July 6. Advices re ceived by Seattle banks from their correspondents at Fairbanks, Alaska. say the season's gold output In the Tanana district will be at least $."..- 000,000 and may reach ffi.OoO.ooO, ex ceeding by a million ant? a half the estimates made two months ago. Late reports from Fairbanks state the spring clean-ups show that records will be broken n the Fairbanks, Dome ami Pedro Creeks. INSANITY GAINING WILL RE-ELECT CLARK. Atlantic City. N. J.. July 6. Fil! of enthusiasm for a successful meeting. thousands of members of the Society of Christian P.ndenvor arrived here to day to attend the International con vention of the organization. The for mal opening takes place this evening but the election of officers will be held this afternoon. Rev. Dr. Clark, foun der of the society will be re-elected president. The big feature of the con vention tomorrow will be the visit of President Taft. CENSUS FIGURES DISCLOSE CREASE OF 22.6 PER CENT IN SIX YEARS. IN- "P.ut I simply won't leave the ship," saitl Mr. Cates. "My father is ill ami I've been summoned by cable." Turn ing to the reporter he added; "I on't make It appear that my father is in danger. There is no cause for alarm." The purser gut him an oiticet's cabin. MAYOR SEIDEL IS HURT. Explosion of Defective Gas Burner In jures Him. Milwaukee, July ft. As the result of the explosion of a gas heater in his home. Mayor I'mil St i. 11 w as burned about the face. His hair was. singed ami one eye Injured. While It was t trough t for a time that thy eye wan seriously injured. It l expected that tiie mayor will be able to attend hi official tin ties by the end of the week. STIMSON TO CANAL. THIRTY-EIGHT VICTIMS. Sane STEEL CONFERENCE OVER. Itrussels, July 6. The steel men to day concluded the business whith tailed them together. A committee of thirty was appointed to work out a plan for an international steel organ isation ami to submit the same to the lull conference when called. Judge (!aiy who'was made, chairman of the committee feels that distinct progress has been made toward the end which Is so much desired. U. P. MAN SHOT BY ROBBER. Cryrtn Fills. Midi.. July ft. Frank Itonone, nn Italian working In a lum ber camp near Republic, Is probably dying as the result of being shot by John Murphy, a robber. Monday even ing on a lonely stretch of road south of Republic. Ilonone In In n hospital while Sheriff Lehamn Is searching for. Murphy, who bus probably escajved. Fourth Reduces Casualty List This Year. Chicago, 111., July C. Revised fig ures on the number of deaths and In Juries In the t'nlted .States due to the celebration of the Fourth rt Julv show that to date .IS lives were sacrificed rl,"'""s discharged .luring that year and 1.217 were Injured, as compared !,,r,,u,lt expiration of sentences. with 44 killed and 2.4S.1 Injured last or ,M,,r rvafonn. Including also deaths, years and ft2 killed and 3.346 Injured Washington, D. C. July 6. Acting t ensus Director Falkner has received from Dr. J. A Hill, chief statistician for revision and results, a preliminary unt of the population In Institutions comprising prisons. Institutions for Juvenile delinquents, almshouses and institutions for the insane and feeble minded. The enumeration includes the number present In the institu tions January 1. I'.UO, and the num bers ndmitted and discharged during the year 1H10. A few Institutions re main to be heard from. According to this preliminary count the prison population. January 1, 1910, was 109,311; the admissions or com mitments to prisons during the vear 1910 were 462..r.30, and the number of reported in 1909. Fireworks claimed! eighteen victims, firearms twelve, gun powder five and toy pistols three. was 4iS.996. The number of paupers In alms houses on January 1. 1910, was 944. The number admit ted durinr the year 1910 was 106.4..7, and the nuni her discharged or dying during that year was kmi.n..x. in 1904 the pauper Muskogee, Okla., July ft. A quarrel population was S1.7C4 at the beginning over a girl nt a country dance nenr me year; ine ntimissions tiurmg ine 11 HURT IN QUARREL. hire today, resulted In a general fight In which eleven nun were stabbed. It is believed one of the injured will die. and the wounds of several are serious NO FIGHTING IN PORTUGAL. Lisbon. July fi. The reports of fighting In Lisbon and elsewhere In Portugal, between the Loyal troops rml monarchist sympathizers are un true, , year were 81.412, and the discharges or deaths "T.SSfi. The enumeration of the Insane In nslum indicates a very striking Increase In this class. In 1904 the number In Institutions was l.'.O.l.M. In 1910 this number had Increased to 1S4.123, an Increase of 22. ft r cent in six years. The number of commit ments to Insane asylums during 1904 was 49.K22. and during the ear 1910 was &9.C2S, an Increase of 20.2 per tent. New York. July tl. Secretary of War Xtimson sailed today for Panama t make' bis first inspection of the pro gress of the canal work and the details f its fortification. Incidentally. the Secretary will stop at Havana to view the ruins of the battleship Maine and w ill also visit Porto Ri o to in quire into questions of sanitation anil the present method of ( boosing munic ipal judge". CHARGES AGAINST HILLES. Norris Writes Letter Attacking Pres ident's Secretary. Washington. l C!., jiy ,Th charges that Charles p. Hilles, secre tary to the president I acting a the bead of n "political news bureau" whbh "suppresses the truth ami Is sues ungrounded and false reports," as to the sentiment concerning presi dential candidates, wire made today In a letter from Representative Norrl of Nebraska, Insurgent leader In thn house, nddressed to the Nebraska Pro gressive Rcipublic.in league. Hilles, It I charged, "sni "pressed" the facts re lating to sentiment favoring the can didacy of Senator IaFidlette for pres ident. ,i CARTERS' STRIKE WORSE. Manchester. I'ngl.ind, Julv ft. The rituatlon growing out of the strike of carters was further complicated today by the enforced idleness of thousand. of cotton operatives. Many mill worn unable to ohtnin coal or other supplies and hive been compelled to shut down Ind' "riltf ly. Several hundred coal rs struck today In sympathy with carters. in 1 1 the SAY BLOOD MADE STAINS. Marinette. Wis.. July 6. The st ilns on the clothing of Charles Raoe, barged with the murder of Mrs. Ann i Marlow. are said to be hum.in blood by lr. Ile-Meon and llayto'S, expert analysts of Chicago.