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f THE CALUMrT NEWS ISA I MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRE88. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY. THE CALUMET NEWS THE WEATHER: FAIR TONIGHT AND 8UNDAV. VOL XX CALUMET. HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER II, 1911 NO. 301 CHINESE ADMIRAL LOSES FLAG SHIP Defeat of Government at Hankow Even More Crushing Than First Reported U. S. TROOPS MAY BE SENT Men in the Philippines ere to be Held in Readiness Missionaries re Warned. Pekinaj, Oct II. There is . doubt that more serious new than that of the lrfat of the government troops by the Ib-volnti, mists at Hankow Wednesday has been n-e a-ived xi t ivkmg, hut not published. There are pertdstent ru mori that Admiral Sah Cying PiitgTs flagship was sunk or captured. It la reported the Rebels are now holding llwange-hnw at the narrowest pednt of the Yang lM Klang river and that they also are In posae-ssion of L-Chang and railway near Kvarif8hiil. The result of Wednesday's flKhtlnx has caused a general fe-cllng in the for eiKii legations that the situation is now critical. Diplomats at a meeting have considered China's foreign finan cial obligations. hina has requested the postponement of the payment of the Hoxer indemnity. A belated telegram from Chang Sha states the fall of that city Is Imminent. The missionaries of this (Chi -Id) province have been warned by a stu- d. nt that there will be a Revolution ary outbreak near Peking, tomorrow. Kvldently trouble Is brewing at Ti.n Tsln. The National assembly convenes at Peking tomorrow. There Is a senti ment that this body Is unfriendly to the throne. Foreign legations are tak ing military precautions hero an. I at Tlen-Tsln for the rotOCtion of the citizens of their respect ive countries. It Is rumored Admiral Ping's flagship was sunk or captured and that tin rebels are llOeaing 1 1 wangchow. U. S. Troops May Go. Manila. Oct, 21. Merchants here to day received notice from the naval au thorities to deliver at once all food supplies which have been contracted lor on liebalf of the Marines. It I announced this- assembling of supplies was a preen iftlonary measure In view nf the possibility of the entire force be ing depatched for cinortrcnc v duty In forelal concessions at Hankow. ARE PREPARED 10 COPE WITH STRIKE OFFICIALS OF THE ROCK ISLAND SYSTEM, HOWEVER, DO NOT BELIEVE MEN WILL WALK OUT. " " i -I. Vice Preside nt Melcher. In charge- of the operating de partment of the U . k Island, de-dared today thai the new wagc. schedule of feted by the shopmen who are taking a strike vote would not affect the earn Ing power of the men. "It was charged that in the schedul which we presente.l to the shopmen's committee, over-time was abolished, ' ho mild. "This is untrue as our scale Is as high as the old one. "If a vote Is being taken, we are not alarmed. The men don't want to strike and I believe the result will show this. We are In good condition to cope with a strike situation, however." ROBBERS COMMIT MURDER. Cairo, in., net. 21.-Three masked men toda entered tie- saloon of John Schahic at (irnyvllle. shot and killed Schal. h, w unded his brother, Andrew Be hatch, and robbed the cash register. The rohbers escapert. IAEI TRAVELS IN INSURGENT STATE President Enters South Dakota and Will Visit Number of Cities IS IN THE BEST OF HEALTH Good Condition is Attributed to Fact He Denied Pastry, Mors Especially Pie. News Forecast Of the Coming Week Washington. D. C, Oct. 21. 'Return ing from the west. President Taft will (TOM South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin, cl...sii,K tbe week In CMoasjO where he will arrive Saturday for a stay of three days. The Important points at which he will stop during the week will include Aberdeen. Man kato, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Oreen Hay, Appleton. lahkoeh, Pond dn Ley Milwaukee and K.o inc. I ROBINSON RESTS TODAY. 4 Davenport, Iiu. Oct. II. Avla- tor Robinson, who yesterday flew from Dubuque to Rock- 4 Island on his trip from Mlnnea- 4 polls to New Orleans, expected to rest today and repair his by- ! h dro-aeroplanc, which has a leaky tank. He has not et de- termlned when he will eontln- ue his (light. 4 44444M44x44i UNIFORM CERTIFICATES. Kansas Superintendents of Public In struction To Urge Them. Topokn, Kan., Oct. 21. The adoption of a plan of certifying teachers where by they may teach in any state, was the principal task outlined for the An nual Confer nee of Stale Superintend ents of Public Instruction, at the three day convention In progress here. Twenty-seven stales were represented. Cr years educators have lit en work ing for a life certificate for teachers pOOd In any state of the Cnion. The bureau of education of the department Of the interior has made nn investiga tion regarding the common recognition I certificates and will report lis find ings at the conference. CLOTHING IS NEEDED. TWO COMETS IN THE WESTERN SKY ONE VISIBLE AT NIGHT JUST AF TER DARK AND THE OTHER IN EARLY MORNING. Associated Charities Cannot Meet All Demands Upon It. The annual Moating or the Calumet Associated t'harltb s' It:;' can will be held early In November. I he tot yet to be set. Miss Hansen, in charge of the association, has asked The to issue tin appeal for more clothing. ipat bally children's. The association's shelves are prac tically depleted, and the demand for children's and adults clothing is IsTlng the association's capacity to the limit. n person having old clothing or bearing apparel of any kind to dis pose of would confer a favor on the Bureau by either mailing a postcard or using Ihe telephone. WEDS PERSIAN PRINCESS. F'gin, III., Oct. 21. News has been SSOeltOd by Mrs .l imes A. Carlisle of 'he marriage of her nephew. Sidney Nprague-, to a prlnc ss who la a niece of the rounder of the Persian religious cult of Hahuism. and his adoption of that faith as a life work. Sprague went t" dance from oshkosh. Wis., several roafl ago to study music. San .lose. Cal . Oct. 21. Astronomers now, according to Dr. Altken of LIck observatory, are observing two bright comets, one In the western sky .short -Hj after sunset arid the other also In the western sky In the early morning "The former, at present," said Alt ken today, "Is a conspicuous object for naked eye obscrva t i- n. having a bright head and a tall seven degrees long. It should he looked for a little north of the sunset point immediately alter dark. It probably will remain visible a week longer." In addition to the-e two bright coin ets, at least four others, visible only through telescopes, are known to be in tin- neighborhood of Ihe sun. Kdgeinont, S. I).. Oct. 21.- President Taft was up before 7 o'clock this morning to make his tlrst speech of hs three days' tour Of South jiakota, the first Insurgent state he has traveled 111 since leaving California. The presi dent's program calls for stops at Pierre, Custer, I lead wood, Lead, Stur- gls and Itapid City. The president Is in the best of health. Undoubtedly this Is largely lue to the diet which Is insisted on for him by Major Rhodes of the army, his official physician. Por Instance, the president is denied all pastry. Yes terday for luncheon, the cook baked some savory hot apple pies. Bverybody In the car knew it except the pre-sl- eient. They supplied him with fruit and when the mid-day meal was ended the conspirators retired to one of the state rooms where a table was set for pie. They feasted royally on the pas try, while the president sat alone and neglected In the observation en 1 of lib car, wondering what had baoOHM of his staff. Kvery day that pie la on the menu Hie word Is passed along the line to 'stand by." Some dav the president h going to discover the de- celt that Is practiced upon him and there Is going t be an awful row. To Discuss World Peace. Pierre, S. IV. Oct. 21. A committee headed by OOVarnOf Yes ey, Congress man Burke and Mayor Stephens has everything In readiness for the recep tion and entertainment of President Taft who is to spend Sunday In this city. The president will be entertain ed at the home of Congressman P.urke. he will attend the Methodist Kplsco sal church In the morning and after ward take luncheon with Governor VesBey at the St. Charles- hotel. In the afternoon he will deliver an address In the Auditorium on the subject Of world peace. Uovernors of all the Southern tatea have been Invited to meet at Uallas Monday to discuss the cotton market situation and agree upon some con certed action looking to Increasing ihe price of the staple. A primary sieOtlon is to be h. Id In Arizona Tuesday to nominate candi date for governor and other state of ficials, congressmen, indues and county officers to be voted for at the fir.-1 state election next lieccmber. The Episcopal House e.f Hishops is Lc meet In special so.-j.ion In New York Thursday to choose five new bishops for missionary distric ts. ELECTIONS IN EIGHT STATES National Issues Will Not Be Ex tensively Involved! Until Next Year HANG EFflGV OE MRS. STANNARD RtV. RICnESONi DID NOT OBJECT OLD BAY STATE FIGHT WARM For First Time in Fifty Years Demo crats Threaten to Get Legis lative Control. Advo- MORTALITY RECORDS. EXPECT8 HEAVY TRAFFIC. Robert S. Hair of Chicago, repre sentative of a well known Prcneh i amship line, wan in Calumet yestel day and stated that he expects a heavy Irans-Atlautle traffic during the com ing season. He does not believe this will apply to the copper country, how ever, or that the holiday traffic out of the copper country will be heavy. WILL BE ENTERTAINED. The Young Pe iple's societies of the Protestant chun-ln ilumet are to bo entertained the evening of Oc "hcr :to. In the f, M. c. a. under the auspices of the Phllathea clues in charge of fJejaOeji Westemian. In vitations are being extended all young people's societies In the district, anl It ts expected the response will be large. Stork Still Gaining on Grim Reaper. In Michigan. lansing. Mich., Oct. It, There wcr. :' v"','. deaths in the state during the month of Seplember. according to the mortality report Klveti out by the sec retary of state Tuesday. A deafaaat of deaths is noted as compared with the month of August. Although the number of ib alhs of Infants under one year of age slight ly exceeds those returns for the pre ceding two months. ,the returns for the three summer months. July. Au gust and September, are very encour aging when compared with the year 1910. The records show that 2.411 In fants under one year of age and H73 children, age one to four years, died during the summer months of 1910. while the figures for the same period In 1911 are 2.019 and r7 7 respectively. Important causes of death were as follows: Tuberculosis of lungs, 150: other forms of tuberculosis. 206; ty phoid fever. 54: diphtheria and croup. .IS; pneumonia and bronchial pneu monia, 78: Intestinal diseases In chil dren under two years. .13; Inflnensa, 4; cancer. 151; violence. I so. As companil with the month preceding an Increase Is noted In the number of deaths from tuberculosis of the lungs, typhoid fever, diphtheria, croup and whooping cough There were four deaths reported from infantile paralysis. There were 6.020 births reported to tha department as having ivcurred In the state In the month of September. MARRIED THIS MORNING. Miss Antoinette Sherlnger and John Shutte were married this morning at St. Joseph's Slovenian church. Rev. Pr. Klopclc officiating. The brides maid whs Miss Annie Sherlnger. sis ter of the bride, and the best man Pe ter Mehebhlch. Mr. and Mrs. Shutte will make their home In Yellow Jack tL i sUi FRANZ LISZT'S CENTENARY. Musical World to Honor Memory of Great Composer. Vienna, Oct. 21. Beginning today and continuing through tlx- coming week the entire musical world will join in paying tribute to the memory of Franz Liszt, the famous pianist and composer, on the occasion of the cen tennial anniversary of his birth. Spec ial observances will be held in Hun gary, the land of his birth; in Vienna, where he made his llrst professional appearance; In Weimar, where be was the d. lector of the Court theater; in Paris, where he achieved some of his greatest triumphs, and at Itayrueth, where his death occurred in 1886. Probably the most notable of all Che observances, however, will he that at Heidelberg, wh. ie a four days centen nial festival was begun today with Saint -Saens. Richard Strauss, Husoni. I.udwlg Hess and other famous must chins taking part. Observed In New York. New York. oet. 21. In observance of the centenary of the great Hungarian composer, Fran. Liszt, who was an Abbe of the Roman Catholic church, a refill lent high mass w as celebrated by Mgr. Kdwards, Vicar ibneral. In the pres. I,, e of Archbishop Parley, In St. Patrick's Cathedral this morning. The sermon was preached by Mgr. Lavelle. and music selected from the works of Liszt was sung by the cathedral choir. The Memorial rhurch sjf th eate. in Phllad. Iphla, will be the scene of a notable dual ceremony Saturday, when the Hev. Dr. Hhiiip . Rhine lander will be consecrated as bishop "N'djutor, and the Rev. Dr. Thomas J. Carland, as suffragan bishop of the F-piscopal dloeeei of Pennsylvania. Xotable gatherings of the week will include the annual convention of the National YV. C. T. V , at Milwaukee; the I'pper Mississippi Hiver Improve ment Ass4M-latn.il. at Alton. III.; the Catholic Young Men National Pnion. In Washington. D. C; the Internation al American I'litity Conrrress. in Col umbus, O., and tha llrst national con ference on cM and social develop ment, at Madison. Wis. Washington. D. C, tk-t. 21. There will be elections m eight states and in a number or the hading cities of the country two weeks from next Tuesday. In Mbsssjm 'h u setts Kantucky, Maryland. Khode Island. Mississippi and New Mexico a governor and other state of ficers are to be chosen; In New Jer--ey and Virginia, a legislature only; in New York, several members of the state judiciary, and in Nebraska a su premo judge, rodent of the state uni versity and railroad commissioner. In IVnns.v Ivania. Ohio, Ftah and Califor nia, municipal officers are to be select ed, while in New York county a num ber of Judges and a sheriff are to be trotad for. vvv.:;.v:vvv.;.. v BIG GAME IS PUT OFF 4 v FOR THE FOURTH TIME. Philadelphia, fa.. Oct. 21. The fourth world series game In - : tween the Mhletlcs and Clauts ! was postponed today for the fourth time. Cmb r the rules I the game will be played lure i Monday, or the tlrst dear day. Pain fell heavier to day than v fr any time since the present w,t v ! weather set in last Tuesday. : BIG THEATRICAL EVENT. First Presentstion of the "Garden of AHah" Today. New York, Oct, 21. Not In several years has a theatrical event aroused s much Interest In the metropolis as the Lbbler production of "The Oarden of Allah." which was given Its first performance this afternoon at the Cen tury Theater. Mine. Mary Anderson Navarro and Robert Hlchens, who col laborate! in the authorship, witness, d the performance. The cast Is a highly notable one, including as it AOSSJ Mary Mannerlng. Lewis Waller and other players of wide reputation. FIRST VISIT SINCE 1876. O. Mayotte Amazed at Great Growth of Winnipeg. Frank o. Mayotte. special officer for the Houghton County Traction com pany, was a Calumet business visitor this morning Mr. Mayotte returned yesterday from a three weeks' visit to Winnipeg. Man.. It being his first visit there since 1876. He states he was amazed at the great growth of Winni peg. When Mr. Mayotte was there there as an enlisted man In the Sec ond Itattallon of Canadian Infantry. Winnipeg had only about 500 Inhabi tants. Today It has 200,000, and Is growing rapidly. After serving two years In the Infantry Mr. Mayotte en listed In the Northwestern Mounted Police, and served two years on the frontier. RECEIPTS WITH TICKETS. Copper Country Agents of South Shore Get Instructions. Copper Country agents of the Du- luth. South Shore and Atlantic rail way have received personal Instruc tions this week from J. A. Michaelson, relative to the issuing of receipts with all tickets -old, upm which the two cent fare bill -assed at the last session of the legislature would provide a re bate in case the law is found to be constitutional. The new ruling issued by the (Tatted States district court at Da troll goes In effect today. Ticket agents of the South Shore yesterday received combination tickets and receipts. No refunds will be made for trips up to and Including five miles for the road Is legally allow, I to charge three cents per mile for a trip of not more than five miles. As the South Shor. road only . teuds to Houghton in the copper country, the nearest place to Calumet, to which a passenger can purchase his ticket and expect a refund In case the railroad Iohcs Its case, is Cliassell. WOULD DIVORCE NOVELIST. Indianapolis, Ind., Oct 21 Mrs. Hooth TarUington, wife of the novelist and playwright, today tiled a suit for divorce. She charges the defendant with cruelty, and asks the custody of herflve-ycar-oltf child. Mrs. Tarkington before her marriage was Miss Laurel Fletcher, d.iughtc of a millionaire banker of this city. At his death he left her a large for tune. She 1- a writer of verse. THATCHER-ANDERSON. Brilliant Society Wedding Solemnized in Washington. Washington. D. C. Oct. 21 Promi nent socictv folk tilled st John! Bp I copal Chun h at noon today for the wedding of Miss Kthel Anderson. daughter of Joseph Lung north Ander son, ami Dr. Henry Clark Thatcher of New York The bride ts a cousin of Representative Nicholas l.ongworth of Ohio and also or Lnrz Anderson, the United States minister to Belgium Dr. Thatcher is eraM knows, in medical circles and w is formerly on the si i'"1 of the Johns Hopkins Hospital In Hal- tlmore TEA WORTH A FORTUNE. Practically all of the contests, state and municipal, are on local issues, with no national inactions Involved. Afford ing an exception to the rule, bowarar, will be the SSMM aj test th us in sev eral comji-cssioiMl districts where vacancies exist by reason of the death of the ln unulbonl sla the last election. Includ ed among the districts where elections will be held are the Fourteenth Penn sylvania, the Seventh Kansas. the Third Nebraska, the First New Jersey, and the Tenth Tennessee. Two Warm State Fights. The chief Interest of national poli ticians in tie state . lei lions is dlrecl ed toward Massachuse tts and Rhode Island. I loth are industrial states arid are directly concerned in the tariff, which has been brought forward as prominent issue in the campaign. Covernor Fobs is a candidate for re election ,as governor el MassiHhusett.- on the Democratic ticket. Louis A. ! rothingham, at present lieutenant novel nor. i Me Republican choice for governor. While Republican leaders appear confident they will enrry the state this year, many observers feel more than doubtful about the pms pect, and wouhl not be at all surprised at the re-election of (Joverilop Foss. For the first time since the Repub licans lagan their long lease of power in the Bay State, now more than fifty years ago. their control of the legis lature is seriously challenged this year. Rhode Island Uncertain. A condition of uncertainty about the result in Rhode Island is also report ed. in view of the fact that last year Governor Pothier, Republican, had but a small margin of victory over lewls A. . Waterman, the Democratic candi date for governor. This year the same candidates h. ad the tickets, and under the circumstances the Democrats nat urally hive hopes that they will be victorious. In Kentucky, while the Republicans are putting up a rather stiff fight, the Democracy is generally expected to win. ihe- latter has an able and well known candidate for governor In th person of James It. McCreary, former governor and Cnited States senator The Republican ticket is headed by Judge Kclwanl C. O'Kcar. The legis lature to be elected in Kentucky Will fi se a I'nited Slates senator to suc- oeeel Thomas H. Pay liter. The elec tion of Congressman ollle M. James to the senatorship is a foregone conclu sion. Other Close Contests. In Maryland there is a straight con test between last Democrats' and Re publicans, with the I 1 1 -MUMi enjoy ing a slight advantage in the race by reason of the dissension in the- Denio cratic ranks. The Democratic candi date for governor is Arthur P. iforman. son or the lata Patted States senator opposing Mm on the Republican ticket is Philip Lee (lelclsboroiigh, a well known cltizem of Haltimore. There Is only one ticket The- Pi ne crotic in Mississippi, and the result, of course. Is not doubtful. The next governor of that Commonwefillh Brill be- Karl M. nn wcr. 1 prominent lawyer of Clarksdale. In Nebraska, though Ihe officers to be- chosen are of relaiiv.lv small Im portance, a spirited campaign has been carried on with an eye to future re sults. The legislature to be chosen in Irglnla will be the election af two l ulled Slates senators, but the- choice- of these has already been determined in the primary. New Mexico's First. Hen M. xlco will hold her first state 1 lee tlon for . ongressmen. governeur and other state officers. Judiciary and leg islature, and 1 eiunty others. National politicians are Interested In the result because It will Inc rease- the numerical strength of one or the other of the two parties lp Conare'ss. The sister state V h una has de. i,b- t to dc-f.-r the FORMER PARISHIONERS OF PAS TOR ACCUSED OF MUR DERING GIRL, ARE AROUSED. Hyannus. Mass., Oet. 21. An effigy St Ib v Ric he-son was hung today from the limb of a tree- in the yard of the I'aptist church, of which the clergy man, accused of the murder of Miss Avis UnsjelL was formerly pastoi. Qsj a board, nailed to the foot of the tree, wim painted these words: "Guilty read Luke- 17-2." Luke 17-2 reads: "It were well for him ir a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were- thrown into the ea. r.-.:he-r than that he should cause one of tnese little ones to stumble." Was Perfectly Willing to Have Husband's Body Examined, Says Dr. Hanna DR. LARNED ON STAND TODAY Chicago Prisoner Tries Suicide. ''hicago, HIh., int. 21 Harry Imvle. a prisoner awaiting trial in the county Jail, tried to end his life today by Jiving from the fourth tier of cells about fifty feet. He struck his head against the marble floor of the corridor and his skull w-tiM fractured. Physicisn Who Attended Stsnnsrd Tells Why Post Mortem Ex amination Was Ordered. DESPERADO IS KILLED. Ontonagon. Mic h.. o t m When Mrs. I sinse Siannard, on trial for tho murder of her husband by administer ing strychnine-, appeared in cout this morning, she . . rue-d much refre-shed afjer her night's le;ep and stated that she- had rested well. Twice during the morning session the- defendant was af fected slightly by the te-stlmonv intro duced and sobbed (juicily. At the opening of the morning ses sion, it was anriounc ed that the prese c ution had withdrawn tie; miltlsa ask. d Ir . iamej nf Cr, -i nland late 1 .-steiday att.rnoon. concerning what Mrs. Stannard had said to him. when he was called to Mm Stannard home to treat her busbar. 1 -m March 26. The defense had obi.-c u-d saj the grounds that communie-atlons made to physicians by any person eajMersjad In a murder trial were privileged r.nd must not be revealed. Dr. Larned on Stano. Dr. Larned was the first witness called this morning and he testiPed he had been called to the Stannard horns at 11.30 o'clock, March 26, to treit Mr. Stannard and that he thought he was suffering from the after effect of al coholic excess. On direct examination Prosecuting Attorney Jones, tho witness stated he had heard nothing about poison or convulsions that morn ing, and that if he had. he would n.,t have made an alcoholic dtagT'.sis. Dr. I-arned testified that he came back about t o'. lock, after the death cf Mr. Stannard. and found the condition of th-- body sue h that he felt he couldn't make out a death certificate. He no tified the coroner and ajh sd fee a pen rnorte-m examination. Ir. A. H Kvnna ,,f Rockland ami Lr. W. B. Hanna of Mass e'ity n:-TnTe,1 t this post n.ortein LORD MAYOR OF LONDON HEADS ''XJ1 "' '"a t ion. Dr. Uafnad tdMtted C at ail of the oriranw bl v,.., r " iieum in Salt I,ake City, I'tah. Oct. 21 -Further particulars of the "shooting up" of Cokevllle. Wy oming. Thursday night by a gang of Ave men. show that one of the gang. Identified as Kd. Hacon. was killed. Rucon was shot through the heart elurlng a battle- between the gang and a posse- of e itizeiis. DECIDE FATE OF CRYSTAL PAIACE MOVEMENT TO SAVE HISTO RIC PLACE FROM HANDS OF AUCTIONEER. London, Oct. 21. hall the Crystal Palac,' be saved to tin pes.pl,. of Brit ain, or shall the- w-onilert'iil hnlMln. now gracing the heights of Sydenham be removed to make room for the vil las wMiich are spreading around London like a network? This is a eiuestion up- Pe-rniAst in the public mind todav. Whatever the lsue may be. certain it is that the historic structure will not be- lost to the public without a strug gle. The Lend Mayor has convened a meeting to be- held at the Mansion Hoiwe ne-xt Monday of all bodies and Individuals Interested in the- preserva tion of the building. At this m-c tine the probabilities are that the fate- of the place will he settled. Should no feasible Sjaajeetlon fee made the place will be disposed or at auction next month. The story of the Crystal Palace Is one- of romance, and is most intimate ly connected with the life of the late Queen Victoria. Tooted first in Hv.b- I'ark for the great exhibition of 1861. it was in 1854 removed to its present site cm Sydenham slope and was open ed by the Queen with great pomp and ceremony in that year. It soon became a national institution af which e v.rv Tlrlton was proud, and the story of Its splendors spread to all parts of the world. Wbe-n it was partly destroyed by Are in 1866 the late- King Kdyvard. then Prima- of Wales, led the move ment for raising the funds necessary for the reconstruction of the building. MINE DISASTER IN ITALY. Palermo. Sicily, net. 21. An explo sion has occurred In a mine at Tva l olla. It Is reported one hundred per sons were killed or injured. Boston. Oct. 21. More than 1 ,2r.0.aon I bedding of her first election until De pounds of tea perhaps the- Costliest I celllbe-r, shipment that e-ver came to Boston arrived yeste relay afternoon aboard the steamer Jesserlc, from China. There are 12.167 pro kages. and em h pac kage is so big several men are required to lift It. , The tea Is worth a fortune. In N'e w York county the- He publicans have fused with the Independence I-asue, the Citlsens' I'nion and other so-called Inch pendent organizations on Ihe county ticket, which Is made up of ja number of court Justices and a sher iff. The contest for members 0 the genera! assembly also is receiving at tention because vhe Republicans are paring no efforts to win lack this branch of the state le-gislature. which last year went IHmiocrallc for the- first time in many v ears Munecipsl Campaigns. In point ef Interest several of the municipal campaigns exceed that of the state contests. Pittsburgh and Phila delphia. Cleveland. Cincinnati and To ledo, Salt lAke City and San FYnncis- -nll are- the scenes of bard fights for control of the- municipal offices. In practically all of theme municipal contests the reform ipiestlon is a dom inant issue. To thee e.untry as a whole these elec tions, both state and municipal, will be f interest chiefly as they will serve to indicate the drift of popular opin ion concerning the imrties. Perhaps th-y will leave the outlook no e-learer than It is at present, but If for any reason one party should show decided gains In the voting, the fact all be e lasslfled as an Indicator of what may '1 ippcn ne xt y ear. normal condition and that denth had not resulted from disease or ardent, so he determined to have a nliasjllual analysis made. The stomach. liv.-r and kidneys were sent to Ann Arbor. In charge of Coroner Corgan. Resson For Pott Mortem. In a direct examination Prose u:ing Attorney Jones asked the witness Hid Mr. Stannard say any thing about having a sense of impending death?" " I would rather be excused from tes tifying to any communication with my i'.ueni. answered Dr. learned. "Doctor, you will answer." interposed Judge- Flannignn. "There was no such statement made hy Mr. Stannard." Concerning his statement to Mrs. Stannard, as to what ailm. nt b. r bus.' band was suffering from, Dr. L-arned said: "I told Mrs. Stannard. I b, li.-v, d her husband to be suffering from to,, amok caucus. There had been a cauc us the night before." "Why was the post mortem h-'d. asked Attorney Jones. "I did not feel as if I could make out a death certificate, as in the case of a death from natural causes, and b-s red a post mortem, so that the cause f 'batb might he more definitely ascer tained." answered the witness. In cross-examination. Attori.c r Oil sW asked the witness If he hail said to Mrs. Cook, sister of Mrs. Sf-in-nard's. after tin death of Mr Sian nard. 1 am surprised that he died." I mac have said that," answered the wltm-ss. Mrs. Stannard's Attituds. Drs Hanna and Evans testified that they w .-re present at the post morte m examination and corroborated the tes timony of Dr. Larned. on cross e rnaUon by Attorm v sfjsntii. nr. Hanna testified that he told Mrs. Stan nard the examination was to be made to determine the exact cause of Mr. Stannard's death. She seemed per-t-ctlv w illing, he said, that the examin ation be made, showing no reluctance w hatever. Coroner Corgan. tho next witness called, ieacrtbed the method of taking tne various organs to Ann Arbor, stat ing that they were, sealed In glas re ceptacles. He said that on his arrival at Ann Arbor he found that Dr. Victor C Vaughan was not there and that his office was in c harge of his laboratory assistant. Miss Pauline- Wurster of Crhana. 111. Miss Wurster te-stlfled that the suit case containing the glass receptacles Continued on page eight. McNAMARA TRIAL RECESS. Los Angeles. Cal , Oct. 2L-Although there was no session of court toJay in the McNamara trial, it proved a busy day for all connected with the case. Judge Hordwoll found time to consld t n 1 1 . rous recommendations ffored i-v the counsel, while the attorneys of both sides were engaged In getting great masses of evidence together.