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THE CALUMET NEWS
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THE WEATHER:
SNOW FLURRIES TONIGHT
AND THUR8DAY.
CONTINUED COLD.
PRESS.
TODAY'S NEWS TODAY.
VOL XXI
CALUMET, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 10, 1912.
NO. 60
WANTED DIM TO
SUPPORT CALHOUN
Senator Lorimer Declares 00 Stand
Chicago Tribune Asked Him
to do So
REFUSED, FAVORING DENEEN
Urged His Friends Early to Sup
port the Governor
Executive) on Other Hand, Frequently
Suggested That Lorimer Become
a Candidate.
Washington. Jan. 10. Lorimer con
tiniied III testimony today before the
investigating committee. Ho cnntln
iimI n recital of cvemts which 1m1 uii
to his Oectlon by the legislature on
May 26. 19r9.
Lorimer naltl a representative of the.
chl.-at? Tribune urged him to support
Willlum J. Calhoun for senator, but
he refused to do so. and that when
He-necn's name was first presented he
advised his friends to support the governor.
Mr. T.rlmer on the stand, yesterday
said:
Mr. Peneen thought that some of
Mr (MitcflKo friends, particularly the
t hii-H.n newspapers, would not let him
baOOOAO senator. Mr. Ogleshy. the llen
te n.mt governor, wan not satisfactory
to them, because they would lose the
InAMtKO that goes with the governor's
office. And. besides, he didn't think it
.insistent to take the senatorship af
ter Mr. Hopkins had received n plur
ality in the primary. In the meon
tlme. h thought he could keep enough
of hi f rlemls opposed to Hopkins to
. eiit his election."
d Governor Deneen ever suggest
that you become a candidate?" he
was asked.
"Freriuently. He said 1 I oul.l be
i v. ted, but T never took him aerhuia
iy, until all the other candidates had
I . en exhausted. Ho made the sugges
tion every time we had conference."
TO ELECT TWO SENATORS.
Virginia Legislature to Re-Elect Swan
on and Martin.
Richmond, Va.. Jan. 10. The general
assembly" of Virginia convened teielav
ami organized for its regular biennial
session. rl in the session will mom
tiie. election of two I'nlted States sena
tors. There will be no contest for
either tQga, however, as the results of
the recent liemocrath piimar Insur.
the re-election of both Senators Svvan
scm and Martin. The former will get
the short term and the last-named the
long term. Following the election of
senators the legislature will olw t ..
score of Judges tind various othei oifi
cLuls. i
Tile legislative business of the ses
sion promises to be of more than
rdlnary interest and Importance,
overshadowing ail other measures will
be those relating to taxation, the It
iiuor iiuestion and the contract sys
tem of prison labor.
NAVIGATION IS
LESS DANGEROUS
314,763,885 Passengers Carried
in Year and Only 392 Lives
Are Lost
MANY FLEE FROM EPIDEMIC.
8,3 35 VESSELS INSPECTED
BOB PLANS ANOTHER TOUR.
Michigan Will Have Another Chance
to Hear Wisconsin Senator.
Washington. Jan. 10. - Senator .i
Toilette of Wisconsin, upon his re
turn to Washington from an et.-n-fiv
speaking tour througli Ohio.
Michigan. Illinois and Indiana, in the
interest of the Republican Progrcssiv a
campaign stated:
'It is my intention to continue
th.-se appeals to the iiennlc to sun-
port t ht- Progreasie Republican cans"
and to take, tare of their own Inter
ests. I shall return to Ohio, Michi
gan. Illinois and Indiana, and go W. -i
to Kansas. Nebraska. Iowa,. Dakota
and Minnesota. I shall also make
speaking tries into New Knglatid, New
York and other Kastern states."
Collisions and Wrecks Cause of
Most of Deaths
Of Total Number of Deaths, -18 Were
8uicides and 113 Du, to Perils
of the Sea.
Austin, Texas, Jhii. k. -Kitty famll
is. mostly women and children, seek
litsT a haven from a meningitis epl
demic in uortbern Texas, arrived here
lotto?. A large number of families Is
.-mho or iij.T- imniK ii iiiroilKII, ' route j
. .-Kin ;iiiiuiin. iiver tnree nuiulicii
cases of the disease with a high death
rate, have been Oflii inll repotted from
Several VfeogO cities.
TROOPS CLASH WITH MOB.
Paris, Jan 10 Th. police and troops
clashed today, with labor demonstra
tors In the vicinity of the Palace of
Justice, where oaveroJ unionists are to
be tried for distributing revolut binary
circulars amotic, the soldiers. Many
on both sldea were injured and nn
rrcious arrests were made
FIVE BURNED TO DEATH.
Notre Dame Du Hocre Potior, Que.,
Jan. l't.- Feiur children and a man
were burned o death tills morning
when josepii DaaJtoehors' home ami
ibstro .ed. Mrs DesRoi hers was o
badly burned she- may die.
CARNEGIE TELLS
STORY Of STEEL
Appears Before the House Investi
gating Committee Today
as a Witness
WILL PLEAD GUILTY.
Deo
SCORES THE BANKING SYSTEM
Says Bill Now Before Congress
Would Prevent Panics
Supplies Probers With Statement Re
garding Steel Industry and
Tells of Career.
THEIR MAJESTIES SAIL.
nomltuy, India. Jan. 10.- King Em
peror George and Queen Kmpress Mary
tub uked on the Peninsula and Orien
tal liner Medina today en route for
England. As on the outward trip the
.teamship will lie under the convoy
of two battleship of the British navy.
NEW ATLANTIC
FLEET POWERFUL
SEEK NETS IN ICED RIVER.
Raglnow. Mich., Jan. 10. With I
of stamping out net fishing ln(
Rag'miw Pay river ami lt tributaries.
State Deputy flame Wardens Trude!l,
Ely, Kidder. Ellsworth and Carpenter
are in Snglnaw carrying on an active
enmpnign against the violators. Ra
far four nets have been found south
of the city, but no nrre-ts base bON
tnnde. The work of locating the nets
Is extremely hard as the Ice In the
river is about a fool thick.
CONVICT WORKS
Off MORTGAGE
LIFE TERM PRISONER IN OREGON,
ALLOWED FREEDOM TO SAVE
FAMILY, GOES BACK
TO PEN.
ONLY ENGLAND WILL BE ABLE
TO DUPLICATE IT IN SIZE
AND EFFICIENCY
THIS YEAR.
Washington. Jan. in -There we-- e
Mb 4 accidents in uhieb Inn -lei
lives Were lot, out of H4,7tMiS pas
sengers can led. during the oar ended
June JO last, on the steam vesaelB.iv
inired by law to report the number
' ' ' passengcis to Supervising Inspector
Oeneral lille-r of the Steamboat-Inspection
Service. Department of Com
mene and Labor. Of the whole num
ber lost, 113 were from accidents in
cidents incident to the perils of navi
gation, ami 4K were from suicide and
other causes beyond the power Of the
service to inert; leaving 231 which
can be charged fairly to accident, col
lision, or foundering. This means that
SOl. 981 passengers were (allied for
each life lost, whether or passengers or
crew, and from all cuuses.
Classified according to causes the
accidents ami iOetttal are distributed
as follows: Hie, 7 accidents. n
deaths; explosions or :u-cidcutul escape
of steam, 11 accidents, deaths;
snugs, wrecks, and singing. 11 aeci
dei ts. 1H deaths, accidental drown
ing. Ill; miscellaneous. 6!.
The loss of life was due lurgeiy to
the following disasters:
On September it, lsio, the steainei
i'eie Manpiette No. 18, from Luding
lon. Mich., bound for Milwaukee Wis.
with a cargo of loaded eats, sank L
from some unknown cause. Twenty-
seven lives were loot, manv beina kill- ! HARRIMAN ROADS MAY HAVE TO
d by the sea and flouting w reckagi
NEW POST FOR SHUSTER?
St Petersburg, Jan. 10
Vremy t says Sinister. American, for
merly treasurer-general nf Persia
probably will he appointed l'nitc.l
States minister at Teheran.
FIRE THREATENS COLLEGE.
Philadelphia. Pa.. Jan. If. Fir at
Villa Xova college, twelve miles from
this elty this afternoon, threatened the
destruction of the college group. The
fire was confined to the upper floor
of Strltns Hall.
SUGAR IS AGAIN REDUCED.
New York. Jan. 10.- Refined sugar
was reduced ten cents per hundred
pounds today.
LOST ALL NAMES
Of STOCKHOLDERS
Portland, Ore.. Jan. 1 -Given his
freedom from t lie dreg. penltentla
rj lust spring that he n ht work olf
the mortguge on a farm belonging to
his wife's aged parents. William IfO k
haw completed the task and reported
back to t lie prison, where he will be
confined as long as he lives. Mack
gained the confidence of the governor
and impressed upon htm his desire to
save 'his family from want. The pris
oners pledge whs given that If reb .is. d
Ions enough to lift the mortgage he
would return to serve out his term and
he was us good as his word.
Mack shot ami killed u bartender In
Giants Pass two yours ago in a dis
pute over the price of a drink. He
gave himself up and ln wile anil her
parents mortgaged their home, to sc
enic him a trial. Unit Muck wus con
victed uml sentenced to life Imprison
11 cut. leuving the fumlly without sup
port and with ruin impending.
Inning the months of his parol,
Mack has wielded the blacksmiths
sledge and his wife worked us cook in
' logging cump. The lurtu that wus
involved in debt is located near Spo
kane. NOW that the obligation is paid.
Mack returned to pri-on cheerfully and
' " s hi,, long term with composure.
He does not ask for tiny further fu-
V ol S.
8AYS TEDDY WON'T RUN.
New York. Jan. la. -Henry L stim
n. secretary of war. said after hin-
heon with Theodore Roosevelt ; t oy
ier Bay recently, according to n
morning paper, that In his opinion Mr.
Roosevelt Would never be a candidate
for the presidential nomination against
li. si. lent Tslt.
REPUBLICAN IS SWORN IN.
Annapnllw, Jan, 10. Phillips Lee
' I ddsboiough. the first Republican
govern ir of Maryland in sixteen years,
and second otnee the civil War. was
Inaugurated today.
Washington, Jan. 10 -deal as was
the Atlantic Meet In I : 1 1 . this year
will see that organization grow Into a
fighting tleet that no nation on earth
save tlreat Hrituin. can duplicate in
Net ml efficiency.
Next month the fleet will be reor
ganized, and then for the first time the
Mugshlp of the commander In chief will
be independent o the five divisions of
battleships and cruisers. Heretofoic
the flagship has ulso been the flagship
of the first division, and the com
mander in chief. In addition to his
tt spoiisibllitles U flOSH commander , lias
also exercised separate command of a
division.
The reorgunulzution will go into ef
fect when the fleet assembles off
t'.tiantunumn next month. At that time
the dreadnoughts Florida and Ptuh
will become a part of the fleet, and
then for the first time the I'nlted
States will have ready for action a di
vision of battleships all of which are
of the dreadnought or ull-big-guu
type.
Honor to Connecticut.
The fiugslUp Connecticut, now the
first vessel in the first division, will
then cease to be the first division flag
ship and become the fleet llugshlp, and
will not b attuched to any Of the
divisions.
The Klorldu will become flugship of
the first division, the Louisiana will
i Hag-hip of the s. . mid. the Georgia
n.imhip of the third, the Minnesota
flagship of the fourth and the armored
cruiser Washington ilagship of the
fifth division.
The first division will then become
for the first lime a division of dread
naughts. These will be the Florida,
I'tah. North IMikota. Delaware and
Michigan. These five vessels hav In
their main batteries a total of 48 1
inch fciins, more Ihuu twice as muny us
there are in any two of the remaining
divisions combined. To officer and
man this division MM men will lie
necessary.
The combined displacement of this
division will be i!i,;,Mi ions, which Is
greater than the tonnage of nil the
American batt leshlps and armored
i miser that took part In the Spanish
war.
BRYAN MAY PICK WILSON.
Philadelphia. Pn., Jan. 10 An even
ing newspaper ipiotes Hi. van us saying
he has not vet decided upon his pres
idential candidate, that he wants a
strong, active progressive ami that
Wilson seems tile most progressive. He
is not in favor of a third party.
DEL CASSE SUCCEEDS DE SELVES.
Purls. Jan 10. Theophile I l Cnsse.
until now minister of marine, has ac
cepted the portfolio of minister of for
eign affairs, succeeding lie Selves, who
resigned voaterdity. Other changes are
rumored.
on October 10, mm, the steamship
Arkadia sailed irom New Orleans, La.,
for San Juan. P. R., carrying 4 pas
sengers and n.", crew. The Arkadia u is
never heard from again and is sup
posed to have foundered and all on
board lost timing the hurricane of Oc
tober 14. 1910.
on January 10, mi. the coal-laib-n
barges Trevorlon, Corbin, and Pine
Const, In tow of tho towing steamer
Lykens, from Southern Coalport to
Salem, became detached from the tow
ing steamer di-ring- a gale went ashore
on Cape Cod uml were wrecked.
Seventeen of the crew of the baizes
Were lost.
on June :. 1911, one of the flues in
the outside of port boiler c.r the
steamer City of 8t. Joseph collapsed
while the vessel was en route up the
Miasisslppi River. 22 of the crew being
drowned by jumping overboard r
scalded to death.
Expenses of the Service.
During the fiscal year the sum of
$4-41.fi0.86 was expended for the sal
aries of the officers and clerks of the
service, and the sum of $101,09.96 was
paid for traveling uml miscellaneous
expenses, the grand total being $.".4J.-
N0.IS, an increase of $14,430.80 oref
the previous year. This increase Is
due to the reorganization of the ser
vice and the Installation of the new
filing y stem, which has made the work
uniform. The expenditure for the year
ending June 30. lyi2. will be less than
that for the fiscal year ended June
M, 1911.
Tests :,9ltJ marine boiler plates
were made at the mills by assistant In
spectors, and 3,60.'. were . acc epted. If
rejected.
Life preservers were inspected to the
number of J10,L':.9. of which 209.:..'9
were passed. 730 rejected. These fig
ures show an Increase of .13. 42:; In the
number for the previous year.
There were 14.006 officers of nil
guides licensed. Applicants numbering
1.31 1 were xiiinliiPd for color blind
ness, 30 of whom were found color
blind and rejected, ami 1.287 Mssd.
There whs uii increase of 299 in the
number examined and 287 in the num
ber pusmmI in the previous year.
Thete were 7.S67 domestic vessels,
with a tonnage of fi. 164, 719. Inspected.
u decrease of 98 in the number and of
1 80. HI tons BrOW the year before.
There were 468 foreign passenger
steamers, with a gross tonnage of 3,
330.267, examined, an Increase of 4.
with a tonnage of 20a. ;;9.V
The total number of vessels of all
classes Inspected during the year was
K.33V with a gross tonnage or 8.494.
f$$, a decrease tf 94 in the number
end an hMfMM In tonnage of M9M
us compared with the figures for the
preceding year.
Laws Better Understood.
During the yen considerable work
was done in connection with motor, ves
sels, especially the licensing of owrn
fora for motor vessels carrying pas
sengers; and It is stated that the pro
visions of the net of Congress approved
June 9, 1910. relating to motor hosts,
are now better known than before,
with the result that the law (s being
effectively administered. Tin- hull In
spection of veseels Is also more thor
ough than ever before, and the rule
ADVERTISE FOR NEW LIST
THREE BODIES IN N. Y.
FIRE RUINS.
New York. Jan. 10. Fireim n ar. atUI
working on the burning rums of the
Kui table. Life Assurance society's
building. The ruins still hold the bodj
of Kattulion Chief William Walsh, and
two watchmen employed bv the com
IK'iny also are missing and are believed
to have perished in the fire in which
six lives were lost.
The records: of the Harrtmnn railroad
lines showing the names and address. -:
of forty thousand stockholders were
lost. "A duplicate set of names, with
out addresses, wus k ::! bv the Mer
cantile Trust Co. It Is not known If
these have ineen destroyed. If they are
it will be necessary to advertise for
the names and addresses of all holders.
Washington. Jan. 10. Andrew Car
negle was a witness today before the
House committee investigating the
I ii it eel States Steel corporation. Car-
The Novoe I 'e W w,,n,, (l iucidate many
. I details of the organization and ooera-
tion Of the -steel trust."
Carnegit once expressed u willing-
ress to appear, but recently declined on
the ground he waa one of the defend
ants in the government suit against
tin steel corporation. He was then
peremptorily .ummoricd.
Carnegie furnished the" committee
with a statement regarding steel In
dustry conditions, and told of his ca-ri-er
in the business from the outset.
He had a hard time Interesting capi
tal at the start, but did not know ex
actly the comiKiny's capitalization in
the sixties, though admitted it ex
ceeded half million.
Carnegie considered the American
banking system a 1 'disgrace to civiliza
tion," and declared panics were due to
this system.
"Panics spread ruin, and If the hill
now be i Congress is passed you will
have something to prevent such pan
ics," he said.
Attacks the Sherman Law.
Ciirnegle, in his statement filed with
the committee, criticized the Sherman
law and pointed out where, front hl.
point of view, businesa Is impaired in
ei i,i in fields by the onforceme-nt of
that luw, but expressed the )elief a
satisfactory measure fluall will be
e Voiced one- w hb h will not go farthe r
than is actually necessary to pn-v.-n!
ri'St taint of trade und monopoly. Noth
ing revolutionary is required, Im said
He adih-el that there In no cause at
present tor either alarm or hoste upon
the part of the courts, Congress pr..
ducers or consumers.
Chicago Physician Will Not
Guilt of Wife Murder
n.-g.m in . j id 'fii. ut tiirtie s
for Dr. Harry Klerln Webster, the
young Chicago ptiysi.ian. nave an
nou need that when he is urrulgm-d on
Fridaj, he will plead guiltv to the mur
der of his wife, liessle Kent Webster,
whose body was found in a lonely ra
vine In Ogle- county on Sept. 16. laat.
The victim of the murder, is said
to have been the- third wife of th.
young phywteian. In 1904, at Ra in.-.
Wis., he is said to have married Miss
Ma H tiral't, a vouug Chicago wo
man who later dlvein e him fur de
sertion and cruelty. A ear aco this I
. . ... I
THIRTY PLANTS
ARE SHUT DOWN
Cold Weather Compels Manufac
turers in Fox River Val
ley to Close
PLOW FALLS TWO HUNDRED FT.
month Dr. wm mam.-.i Mis ,,. i Avalanche Causes it to Roll Down
ar,,.- .v.i.,,-u.,,,,,1. , (;i Tii.. game I . 1,.
mountain aide
wek. according to the- fu.-ts brought
t- bKht by the police investigation, he
se-.r.tly married Miss Ibssie Kent,
young nurse whom he met in the
Chicago hospital in w hb h he wus serv
ing as an Interne.
His love for his second wife, Mrs.
Zoe Varieey Webste-r, is believed to
have furnished the motive for his de
sire to riel himself of the third wit.-.
HJs term ef service as an interne w.us
about finished and it was his intention
t.i Join his second wife and establish
lilmseif in the- pra.-tue of his profes
sion.
On the morning of September 16 ha
la alleged to have lured Mrs. Itessie
Kent Webster awuv from Chlcairo on
the pretext that lie wished her to meet
Ids itarents who t .-sided near the town
of Dixem. Arriving at Dixon the couple
drove away in an automobile ami that
was the last time the ouirg wo
man was seen alive. Some days later
her body was found concealed In a
ravine. The victim had met death
through a knife wound In the back of
the neck which the examiners declared
mid have be-en Inflicted only by a
person having a knowledge of surgery.
Hopes to Escape Death.
Oregon. III.. Jan. !. Dr. Webster
refused today to eliscuss the announce-
MOBl he would plead guilty Friday to
tie murder of Kessle Ke-tit YV.-ot.-r
lie- is not preparing a detailed confes
sion. Webste-r see-ms hopeful he will
scape w ith a life sentence.
Grand Rapids Train Arrives Twenty
Four Hourt Late After Being
Stuck in Snow.
TROOPS OFF FOR CHINA.
S. Wil
HOTEL GUESTS
BADLY SCARED
FIRE AT REAR OF THREE CHICA
GO H08TELRIES FRIGHTENS
GUESTS WHO LEAVE
ROOMS.
Continued on l"ge Klve,
Chicago. Jan. 10. Fire In the t'ream-
ery Package- Manufacturing CeCs
building at the rear of three hotels on
North Clark and IKnzie streets, today,
caused a hundred guests to flee imin
their rooms. The loss is $30,000.
None of the hotels were touched by
the flames. One Olson, an actor, who
was Bleeping in one of the hotels,
thought. When he- saw the- flames, that
the hotel wus on Arc. He prvmpll.v
threw his suit case and trunk out of
a OOCOiai storv window, and was stand
ing on the le-elge preparing to leap
when a police nan appraised him he
was in m danger.
Have Strong Force There
for Guard Duty.
aiarma. Jan. in. The true. pa order
ed to China are prepared to start im
me.llately. The detail consists of
battalion of Infantry, heispital corps, a
machine gun platoon and a Held serv
Ice wagon train. other troops an
held in readiness here.
British Troops Also Go.
Hong Kong. China, Jan. 10. A de
tae-hment eif Indian troops, with ftel
and machine guns, were- disputched to
day from here to Canton to reinforce
the compliment of British troops al
ready stationed there.
No Demands on China.
St. Petersburg, Jan. 10. Official de
nlal was mmle today of the reports
that Russia Is planning tin- e.ccupa
Hon of Mongolia or had named de
mands upon China.
NEW VANDERBILT
HOTEL IS OPENED
NO EXPENSE SPARED TO MAKE
NEW YORK'S NEW HOSTEL
RY ONE OF FINEST
IN WORLD.
OTHER BANK ELECTIONS.
ART IMPLICATED
BY M'MANIGAL
SCORE OF PERSON8 SUMMONED
AS WITNESSES IN THE rEt'
ERAL DYNAMITE INVESTIGATION.
The following directors were named
at the annual meetings of tho First
National bank of Calumet ami the Ke
v. ceii, i-v RRvings' bank Mohaw k, held
yesterday afternoon:
First National of Calumet Oapt.
Thomas Hoatson. Thomas M. Lvon
lOelward Flseth, Kdward RvHn, Nor-
man W Haite, Jose-ph W. S.dden. Jo
seph Hermann, John D. Cuddlhy. Os
car Keokonen and Jeihn Knox.
Keweenaw Sav ings Hank. Mohawk -Fred
Hmith. F. 8. Carlton. Frank H
c.eti h'-ll. William If. Thieiman. W T
King. Winnr,! J. Smith A. K IVt. r
nann. U. C might and J P. Peter -
urn.
CALLED TO TORONTO.
Roy D. Maine, manager of the Crowr
theater leaves this evening for Toron
to. In response t a measnge receive-d
toelay announcing the d-ath of a rela
tive. He will be accompanied by his un
cle. Charles Milne. Mr. Milne stale.
that he will he gone nheeut eight elays
ami on his re-tuin will resume his du
fes at the Crown.
TRIPLETS BORN DAY APART.
Chcvonne. Wyo.. Jan. 10 Mrs. Her
man Carlson gave birth to ene baby
cae-h ekiy for three succ essive dav- The
third ve.iimrster. a girl, was born tei
day. The other two hens. 00 MM eme on
cae-h of the two preceding dies. All
three are apparently healthy.
lmllanapolK Jan. 10. Subpoenas fo;
scenes e.f p.rse.ns believed lei know
about explosions In New York City,
Pennsylvania. Ohio, Illinois. Iowa ami
oihe-i ...Ints. grOT issued toel.u by Ihej New Yerk. Jan. If. Wireless dis-
New York. Jan. 10 With the e.pen
ing today of the new Vanderbllt Ho
tel anothe r was added to the long list
Of palatial hoatetrlea for which M
York Is famous the worhl over. The
hotel, which ia of the skyscraper type
occupies the site of the old Vanderbllt
residences at Thirty-fourth stre-e-t and
Park avenue.
So far a the exterior of the building
is collect-tied it closelv I.sembles other
structures eif the same general class,
but inside the hotel is said to set a new
high mark for cootilness and luxury.
The Interior fittings alone cost threc
eiuarters Of a million dollars. In ev-e-ry
salon of the hotel there ia an
oil painting copy of some old master.
The rugs and carpets cost about $200,
ooo. and the furniture is all of the
new glass top pattern, with satin er
linen scails beneath the gi.ess
The strue ture is declared to be ab
solutely fireproof. There is not a bit
of wood In the construc tion. The bed
room floors are all concrete ami the
baseboards are marble-. The doors, win
dow frames and sashes are stel. There
are no wall papers used in the elece-
rations. the OOMMui'O belnej all of stone
and the walls of the rooms painted
and panelled.
The owner of the building is Alfred
Owynne Vanderbllt. He is not inter-
ste-el in the management of the h.itel.
though he has reserved eine entire floor
for the use of his bride and himself
when they are in the city.
Appleton. Wis.. Jan. 10 The power
plant ef the Wisconsin Light, Heat ac
Power Co. here was ton ed to dose and
about thirty manufacturing plants
have shut down on account ef lack of
power, exvaaloned by the freezing up of
the mieldle dam in the Fox River boOf.
Plow Ron. Down Mountain.
Kaliapcll. Montana. Jan. lo. -An av
alanche of snow near Java carried a
rotary anow plow on the Great North
ern railroad down the mountain side
for two hundred feet. Travel iag Kn
glneer Allen and Engineer Brullport
were buried under the snow and d-h-ris.
Their bodies have not been recov
ered.
Tram Stuck in Snow.
Grand Raplda, Mich., Jgn. 10 Train
No. 1 on the Pete Marquette, due here
from Chloaajo at :1'0 yesterday morn
i::g. re-ached Grand Ramds t went v.
four hours hue. Bulled In anow
dints near Eat Saugatuck all yeater
day. the water gave out, the Area
were almost extinguished, and with
lack f foed there waa considerable
MifTering among the passengers Itefoia
the train was released.
Some Western Trams Abandoned.
Portland, Ore,, Jan. 10. The heaviest
snowfall In the histeiry of railroading
in the Pacific Northweat has played
havo, with truffle on the Oreou
Washington Railroad 4k -Navigation
and the Spokane, Portland A Seattle,
railroads. Rlghu of way through the
I'olumbia river gorge are blcx-ked with
snow drifts twenty to forty fe-t deep
and extending many miles Numen.ua
westbound, trains are etalle-d. Kast
bound traffic practically has ben
nlMiliilotied.
INSANE NEGRO AT BAY.
Rochester. N. Y.. Jan. 10 William
Pwiman, an insane negro, today at
Scottsville killed his father. While a
pe.sse was attempting his arrest Dep
uty She-rlfT Hirmingham was killed and
two deputies weiunde-d. A posse of Na
tional Guardsmen and police have gone
to the scene in automobiles.
RULING FAVORS PACKERS.
Judge Carpenter Strikes From Record
Alleged Armour Notations.
Chicago. Jan. 10. Judge Curpemter
today, on the motion of the defense,
strut k from the record in the packers
trial certain papers and letters bearing
notations purortlng to be In the
hnnelwritlng of J. Ogden Armour. Oth
er papers bearing similar notations
purpoitlng to be In the handwriting Of
either dcfcnelaute were permittee) to re main
in record, but the court ruled out
Witness Pratt's teetlmeny identifying
th. ha rid w ritinsr
U. S. DESTROYER ROE SAFE.
government erhials conductlna the
federal grand Jury's investigation of
the- elvnamit i ..nsplracy. The- mane
K'ltne si-a are salel to be railed be-caii-ee-eif
He w ilise-leesure nillele- bv Oili. Mr
Matgttjjnl,
pat- lies re-e-e i V ed bete- t.xliv tell of tile-
snf- passage i the nulf stream Of
the I'niteel States torpCelo bout ele--
stroyer Roe, enroute with other naw
e-ruft lo Ouantanamo, but no appar
etiilv hen
SOCIETY OF EQUITY MEETS.
Ow enslHiro, Ky . Jan. 10. Nearly
very county of Kentucky wus r.-.i.-
seuteel at the oe-ninit here to.lav e.t
the state convention eif the Amer
ican Society of Ro.ulty. The discussH.vn
f the- ro-oporatlve movement and oth
r mat (era of grtt importance tei the
farmers promises to make- the meet
ing eme of unusual Interest.
TRIPP HEADS WE STING HOUSE.
Naw York. Jan. Ltv Guy K. Trhp.
of tost on. was todav elected .ban nan
ef the board of directors e.r the West
inghouse. Electric Manufacturing
Co.. siiceedlng the late Robert Mather.
MRS. SPARLING
IN COURT TODAY
BUT NO TESTIMONY IN HER BE
HALF WILL BE SUBMIT
TED AT THIS
HEARING.
Had AJie. Mich.. Jan. 10. According
to attorneys for Mrs. John Wesley
Stirling, charged with pedsonlng her
twenty-year-old son. Scvriei. n testi
mony for the defendant will be pre
sented at the preliminarv examina
tion today.
The prosecution expects to aubmit
evidetiee similar in many respects to
the testiineiny offered at the prelimin
ary examinatmn four weeks ago of Dr.
Robert A MacGregor. of l l! bound
over te stand trial on a first degree
murder i harge in connection w ith
young Sparling'a death.
Scyrlel Sparling. whose stomach,
when analyzed, showed tho presence eif
arsenic, was one of four members of
the ill-tatcti family to die f rom a sus
picious aliment. The vlcera ef his
brother Albert, was also found te con
tain arsenic. Peter, another brother.
ami John Weale.v Sparling, the father.
were the other two victims of the
deadly malady or of poison
GUTENBERG BIBLE IS SOLD.
MOV York. N. Y.. Jan. 10. In less
than two minutes bidding for a bible
ran up to $1' 7.5(H) at last night's ses
sion of the Hoe library aue-thn The
ire-asure Was a copy of the famous
Outenbcrst bible of 1460, the original
of which was sold from the Hoe col
led urn last spring for $r.ij.tKo It was
secure by llernard Quatrtch of n
don. The total realised at tod's sale
eif about L'OO volumes wns $14.44.
IN MEMORY OF JOHNSON.
Rabigh N C, Jan. 10. A marhl
bust of Governor Samuel Johns.. n one
of the earlo-st governors ef North
Carolina, was placed in the- rotunda of
lhe State- House here I inlay. The e-ere-meenies
were In charge ef the Neerth
Care. Una rr.md l !. .1 Ma-..n of
w hi. h Governor Johnson was the
grand master

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