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THE CALUMET NEWS THE CALUMET NEWS It A MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED THE WEATHER: SNOW FLURRIES TONIGHT tress. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY. OR WEDNESDAY. RISING TEMPERATURE. J VOL XXI CALUMET, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY AFTERNOON. JANUARY id, 1912. NO. 65 THREE CHILDREN DIE FROM COLD Mother Found Unconscious Beside Them in Snow Bound Moun tain Home FIVE CHILDREN DIE IN FIRE Deering Home Near Prentice, Wis., Destroyed Today Mother and Oldest Boy Endeavor to Sava Little Folks, But the House Collapses. H.izard, Ky.. Jan. 18. Snow bound in their mountain cabin home, three children Hi Mi.. NaiH v Alli'n Fuzzy. il iJuping, near thin town, perished 1 1 1. in i lie cold and Mm. frizzy was found lyllkg unconscious beside their tro.ni tsulles on the Moor. A neighbor noticed no smoke Issued from the chimney a tut iIuk Ids way through the snow Into the cabin. A .sean-h revealed the fuct thai there uiih neither food nor fuel in the house. KITorts to revive the mother proved annvthitdj Five Children Die in Fire. Prentice. Win.. Jan. lU.-Two buys atil three girls, ranging from one to thirteen, children ni Win P Hpy, Were OAMT Wd t death today when the lueiinn home, two mile:, from lure, was liiiined to the (fiounil. Mrs. Icer and the oldest hoy were nillkiii't the COWS, at the time. As they reached the hoi-e the bttlldtnj Collapse!. NATIONAL BOARD OF TRADE. I rportant Legislation to be Consider ed by Congress. Washington. I). C, Jan. 16 With I . da program calling for the dls n of many of the Important inut-1-rs pending before Congress, tile Xa -lioaal Board Of Trade began its forty - m ml annual meeting- at the New Wllard Hotel today. Many coin ii'erclal organizations scattered thrrnagllOUl the cotmtry were repre- nt'il nt the opening The meeting aside tomorrow for the cnnsld . ration of the corporation problem. other lending' matters of discussion subjects of bunking f will Include th. and currency reform, the creation of in. n -nu rt Isu n tariff commission and the question of making the Panama, canal fret to AMerteaa eoaatwtee ship ping. NOT YET A WELL MAN. Marshal Trudell May Hava to Undergo a Third Operation. M m Ita i Joat : h Trudell li not b1 b well mnn. A few iluy ago he nniVcr v ent a se, nd operation, and now it Is at.. I by his friends he will have ; ndergo third operation before he i : ii permanently reov er Marshal Trudell, who ulso in chief of Tied Jacket's lire department, had praetloalty pacgajtwd hrotn his Initial i" ration when he was culled upon to lhl the Lambert lire on north Fifth street or Put Years eve Hi ooa " i te( a severe cold, which resulted In renewal of his old trouble, varl- vetWs, heme the second and prob ably the third operations. 0FFICER8 ARE E ZCTED. Finish Farmers' Mutual rir Insur ance Co. Directors Meet. The directors l the linnlsh Farm Mutual tneuranee company net ! t evening- In the company s fliec "' lOighih sireet. Red Jacket, and acted officers as followa: I'leshlclit S. P. Waal.. Vice pi. si. lent Katan Jowa, Si-creiury J. P. Westola. X MaW Seeretal v is. ar Hook Treasurer- Sakris Niemeta. H Treasairi i Brte Kahehv Trustees Peter HOhnlmm, J. Pi lu kurl, and Mnn w Kilpela. GOV. BREWER INAUGURATED. ' ' Rl 'n. Miss.. Jan. 16.. The tnau Ruratioa of Kan M Brewtr of Cterki '"'le as govHinor of the State of Mis today was attended by the i'ua1 ei reinonies conducted In the ' 'ence of members of the buisla 'urn and many other spectator-. I I I '"wng the installation of Governor HreweT the oath of ofllce was udsnlnla ered to Theodore J. isilbo, the new '"tenant-governor. COL. WOODWARD RETIRES "nsr.ingtnn. I), c, Jan. 16 After ' han :ls vears1 service. 'ol. ('has. W "'ihvntil, of the 'iast Attlllery '""I's, wa trnnsformed to the retired "l of the army tday on hla own ap I 1,1 "I m Co Woodward la from M "viand and wns grnduated from the west Point academy In 1S77. CALUMET BOYS IMPROVING. r,wnshlp Clerk Martin believes that M' of GBhMiel township have on a more humanitarian spirit "s not n "Ingle winrrow a head has '"n hrongit Into his office by a boy for more than n week. This is good ,h he sparrows and the boa. ' ""ng to Clerk Martin. PLAN MICHIGAN CAMPAIGN. Brilliant Democratic Orators To Brought To This State. Washington, Jan 16. E. It Wood, Michigan's iHiiiocrallc natlunal . .,m mliteeman, 1uis not only secured n.i the Michigan delegation the llnest headquarter any si.iie wilt possess In Baltimore, hut has ul. art In motion I Plans that will result In Michigan en joying me orator) of the prize spell binders of the Iletno, ra In the next few weeks. 'The BOttimora convention headquar ters for Michigan will be In the Jl. i.i Belvedere. Haliimore. The parlors will he tuken possession of Monday. June the day hefore the convention opens. 'Hie Belvedere is ,,ny three blinks from convention hall. The Democrat have act uslde the six week. beginning February IB and ending April l for feasts In Michigan. Senator hue I.eu. of Tennessee, ban heen secured us orator for three hau- luets. Hoke Smith, ex-governor of (leorghi. and newly seated Failed States senator, is another probable guest, also Senators Qofo of Oklahoma, Culberson, of Texas, and J. Milton Pal mer. The DemooruUe state central committer Is arranging for a series of banquets throughout the tate. RE8T0RE ARMY CANTEEN. New York, Jun 16. A meeting to arouae interest for the restoration of the army canteen was held at the Waldorf-Astoria today under the auspices of the National League for the Civic Education of Women. A number of prominent army men delivered ad dresses strongly favoring the restora tion of the canteen. Many army men and their wives were present and acted as patrons of the gutherlng. COAL MINERS IN NOTABLE MEETING WILL FORMULATE DEMANDS TO BE MADE WHEN REPRESEN TATIVES NEGOTIATE WAGE 8CHEDULE. Indianapolis. Ind.. Jan. HI. Delr- Kales, m in . seining three hundred thousand organized coal miners, guth-e-ied In conv ent ton here today, In one of the tnoxt Important conferences in the history of the coal Industry In the United stales and Oaniia. The con - . nt ion will formulate demands to be made by the miners when iheir repre sentatives meet the mine ownrs to ne gotiate a new wage contrac t to go Into ten I April 1. nexl. DEATH OF OLD RESIDENT. Mr.; Jane Sanders Passes Away at Homo of Daughter. Mrs Jane Sanders, aged 7" list Aug-u.-t, died lasi night nt the home of h.r daughter, Mrs. Kd. W .lames, INti Calumet uvenue, following an Ill ness which laslml year. Il.r husband died some years ao. Seven rhildrel. rurvive. Feted, of oshkosh. Wis.; Mrs. Sarah Steplietis. of Victoria. Out.; .hunts H.. of Marquette; Mrs. 1M W. James, of Calumet avenue; Walter, of Laa riant; Hlgar. Of Hutte. Mont, and Krel of Calumet. The following broth ers und .sisters also aurive: John Ople, of Australia, who is visiting nt the present time in Iondon, Eng.; Mis. Charles Kctallark. Of l.aiiritim. Wil liam opie. of St. Austell. Cornwall: Rttd Mrs Sarah Hasseit. of Mine Hill. N. J. The funeral will likely be held Thursduv afternoon, with cervices at the Calumet M. K. (hunch. Rev. C. I. A da DM ofl'u dating, and Interment In Lake View cewsetery. The dai eaaed was a member of Klieabt th Uebekali lodge. i. ii . i.. tneiubees of whom VrfleVJ attetul the funeral. The lute Mrs. Sanders was well known in this community where she leslded for the,ust forty years. She was a life-long member of the M. K. hurth. and was amocialed with the Caluniet m. I throughout her resi dence In Calumet. The news of her de mise will he received with regret by a large nnmbei ot fi lends. Morn In St. Austell. Cornwull. Kng., the late Mis Sa-liders tame to the copper countiy in the e.nry sixties, o cuting ut the (Juincy mine. She spent about fifteen years there. and then moved to Caluniet. It is expected that members of her family- will arrive in Calumet to attend the funeral. Fred, of Oshkosh. Wis.. Is on the way hele and Is exe tod Thursday noon. The mother of the deceased passed away aliout two years ago in Corn wall, uged 8 yearn' mention of the dentil being made in these columns at the time. BUTTER PRICES ARE SOARING. Chicago, Jan. 1. Rlxty cents I pound If the price retail dealers 1ok for. Quotations this afternoon reach ed t"c. the highest In the city's market history. INDICTED BANKER OROPS DEAD. Cincinnati. Jan. !. Thomas F. Mc Clure, president of the Metropolitan I'ank A Trust Co. of this city, when It was closed two m nths ago, drop ped dead In the Fe.iernl building to day. McClure was under Indictment In connection with the bank failure. ARGUES AGAINSTI INVESIGATIONS Rep. Levy of New York Declares Proposed Inquiries Should be Dropped BUSINESS IS BEING INJURED Appears Before the House Com mittee on Rules Judiciary Committee to Favorably Report on Proposed New In auguration Date. w a hington, Jun. !. Representa tive Levy ,,t aw Yotk. urgued befor. the House rules committee today against the proposed Investigation of the -.Mon.y trust, " shipping comblm and the International Harvester Co He thought laws should be dialled p, uid industries. "Continual agitutlon nguinst buslnes. enterprises is injuring the business of the country," he declared. Rep. Lindb.r, ..f Memphis, opposed Levy's position, und said. "If the bank ers are doing wrong and fleecing the public, the public ought to know about it." A representative of Arhuckle Bros, (laimed n JlL'J.r.OO loss in 110 because of the shipping syndicate's disirlmln- tion. New Inauguration Date. The House Judiciary committee to day or lered a favorable report on the resolution changing the date of the presidential inauguration from March four to the last Thursday in April, and the terms of congressmen to begin the second Tuesday in January instead of March four. For Women Suffrage. Rep- herger of Wis. onsin today pro posed a constitutional amendment for women &ufirage. In he Senate today Rayner declar ed against amending the arbitration 1 1 city Leather Inquiry Begins. Washington. D. C. Jan. IS. Hepri sentalive ahoe manufacturers and tun ners from various parts of the conn trv appeared before the Tariff Board today to give their views as to the best methods of conducting the investiga tion of the board into the leather schedule. In addition to consulting with the shoe men and tanners the board will send Its own agents into the field to study the Industry and gather statistics upon which to base its con clusions. SENATOR LORIMER CROSS-EXAMINED POINTS IN HIS STORY ARE AT TACKEDDECLARES HOPKINS COULD NOT HAVE BEEN RE-ELECTED. Washington, Jan. 1G. Senator Lori BjejF today faced the ordeal of MOSS examination. One of the first points to he attacked was Lorlmet's story 01 an election contest In Chicago, in whi li he claimed that Carter Han son, then mayor used the police nguinst him to create a public Impression that Larifnor and his followers were at tempting to steul the ballot boxes. He fite,l thai as One of the Instances of alleged persecution at the hands of. Ms political enemies A contest for possession of the ballot boxes was In the courts, and the commissioners of il. . lion called Upon the police to kec. possession of them. lorlmer, how ever, insisted the use of the police was purt of s plot against him. I.orlmer told the committee that the reason of the ill-feeilng between the Lor later followers and Albert Hopkins was that "after we sent him to the Senate be turned on every one of ue and we felt no obligations to send him hack." Larimer declared Hopkins had no friends und COttM not have been re elected. Much of the morning session was spent questioning Txrtmer on the po litical situation regarding the sena lorhil cr ntest of 190!. SKIN GRAFTING OPERATION. Word has been received that Mutt William Marjamua of Tellurlde, Colo., formerly of this city, who was almost electrocuted it Tellurlde some time ago, has undergone a second success ful skin grafting operation. He has one nmre operation to undergo. Me expects to return to Calumet in the spring. TO RATIFY MOROCCO ACCORD. Paris. Jan. 16. -The ministerial dec h rat ion selling I i I h the policy of the new French cabinet covers a variety of subjects. One of the most Important declarations Is that the lYanco-Ocr-man accord on Morocco win be rati fled. CARELE88NE88 CHIEF CAUSE. Sixty Per Cent of Fires are Said to be Preventable. Madison. Wis., Jun. 10 Sixty per cent of the total number ..i Rrei may be said to he due to cm lesaness This conclusion is reached frorn perusnl of a report mnde by I. n Webster. sec retary of the Wis. onsin legislative committee for the Investigation of flr Insurance conditions on fire hisses of 1910 in forty-four American cities whose annual rep.uts be has studie 1 The approximate annual loss in these cities, he says, is Itn.uoo.ooo, or about one-sixth of the total annual fire loss ol the United States and Canudn. "Great as this loss is," says Mr. Webster, "It would not seem so de plorable if the greater part of it were not preventable. It is safe to say that 60 per cent of the t..t..l number of fires In these cltiea ns well as In the United States in general are due to careless ness. Thus 10.H per cent nr.- a used by the careless burning of rubbish; 6.:t per ent by eareleea handling of matches; lO.sfi per cenl 1 1 .pi del tl i iilmivys and furnaces; cigars, cigur- ettes and pipes are no smnll contrib utors to this enormous loss, being 3.9V per cenl of the total. Defective fur naces, sloven and stove pipes also are among the contributory caus.-w Incendiarism, about which more has been said and written than any other cause of tires, contributes but l U p r cent of the total. It may be said, however that a considerable mini -her of causes were reported as sup posed Incendjlnry' which have been siliteu to the total ot unknown . .u - s IN GEN. CORBIN S MEMORY. New York. Jun. 1 f, A bronze tablet to the memory of the late Major Gen eral Henry C Corbin. r. S. A., was un veiled in Sorbin Hall, Oovernor'e Ibi and. today with Interesting ceremonies. The memoriul was provided through subscription by about 11 ft y represen tative men of the country, Including senutors, army ofticer.-, financiers and others. DOUBT ITALIAN NAVAL VICTORY TURKS SAY IF THE STORY TRUE ONLY SMALL REV ENUE L UTTERS WERE LOST. IS Constantinople, Jun. Id. - The minis ter of murine has not received an) in formation regal ding the right oft Kim lida, in the t.-d Sen, where the Ital ians declare they fought and sank seven Turkish grin boats on Jan. . after a sharp battle. The Turkish minister of murine points out. if the story of the encount er between the Italian fleet and Turk ish vessels should prove true, the on ly Turkish boats along; the Arabian (oast of the Red See were small rev enue cutters armed with a single small caliber yun, and they w .-re quite ineap- able of wlthst. tndine: an attack bv warships. Mora Trouble For Turkey. Vienna, Jan. 16. it was reported to day lioui Saloinka that MontciioKro. preparing for a conflict with Turkey, is arming its population on the frontier with repeating ride. The Turkish garrison is heir,- reinforced. ATTEMPT TO KILL PREMIER FAILS BOMB THROWN AT YUAN'S CAR RIAGE KILLS TWO SOLDIERS AND INJURES OTHERS HE ESCAPES. Peking. Jan. 1. A bomb thrown at Premier Yuun's carriage this morniny killed two soldiers and Injured seven teen other persons, several of whom may die. Several horses belonging to the military escort, besides those at tached to Yuan's carriage were killed. The hoinb throwers were arrested. Yuun's assailants were three China men, said to be prominent revolution aries. They were standing on the sidewalk and when the premier's car ilage was about thirty yards from them one threw- the 'bomb. His aim was so bad, however, that the missile exploded twenty feet from the car riage. Yuan escaped unscathed. The force of the explosion was so great that houses hundreds of yards away were shnken. Throns Abdicates Todsy. Ran Kranclsco, Cal., Jan. 16. A ca ble messa-e lo the Chillis; Sa i Ya' o a Chinese newspaper here, suvs the news hud reached there from Peking that n proclamation ol ulvlhnl ion was published bv the throne todav "PIPE DREAM." 8AYS T. R. New York, Jan. 16. Col. Roosevelt) declared today he "Is not discussing pipe dreams," when asked about re ports he was favored by the steel In terests for nomination. "That's a depth of tamfooMfl to which I can not go," he said. FAMOUS EDITOR DIESJN ITALY Henry Labouchere of the London Truth, Foe of Public Abus es, Passes WAS FREE LANCE IN POLITICS He Exposed Many Wrongs, Polit ical and Otherwise Member of Parliament For About Half Century, But Declined to Join Any Cabinet. Florence, ituly, Jun. IB Henry La- bOUOhere, editor of London Truth, died bajej ibis morning. I ntil a few years ago Labouchere was on.- of the most prominent Inde penden' politicians In tho British Isles. He w is a member of Parliament for about half a century, but always de clined to take office in any cabinet. Hjr political views were extremely radical, but he preferred to give ex pression to them us n free lance In the Commons. He wielded a very caus tic pea. which was used freely In his weekly newspaper, Truth, of which he was proprietor and editor, and in which he exposed many abuses in po litical, commercial and diplomatic life. He was at one time in the diplomatic service und serv. d as an attache at Washington In 1854. but retired from the service ten years later to enter politics. Owing to falling health he had resided in Italy since 1906. WISCONSIN EXPLOSIONS PROBED Indianapolis. Ind., -Jan. 16. Dyna mite explosions at Creen Bay, Wis , in November, 1 !(, Superior. Wis., Aug ust, 1910. and Milwaukee, 1911, were investigated by the Federal grand jury today. Two Portage, Wis men, said to be relatives of ortle McManlgul, were examined in connection with the dy namiters' transportation of explosives to points in Wisconsin. REVIVAL SERVICES. Spec ial n v iv al sen Ices nre being conducted at the Tamarack M. F church this week. Rev. W. H. Colly cott, pastor of the Osceola and DoSJtow IL F. chinches will have charge of the services this evening. Much interest is being manifested in the meetings and it It expected good results will be attained. SWEDISH WOMEN GRANTED SUFFRAGE ARE HENCEFORTH TO TAKEFULL AND EQUAL 8HARE WITH MEN IN POLITICS IN SWEDEN. Stockholm, Jan. 16. -Women arc henceforth to take a full und equal share with men in the political life ol Sweden. A speech from the throne at the opontng of the Riksdag toifav contain ed the announcement of a bill to be Introduced, enfranchising women and making them eligible to election to the Riksdag on the same conditions as men Every Swede over twenty-four years of nge, and not under any legal dls nblllty, has tho right to vote for mem bers of the second chamber. BULLET IN HIS HEAD. Son of Wealthy Marinette Lumberman is Found Dead Today. Marinette. Wis. Jan. 16. Henry Mu.lieson. aged twenty, son tf . A Mitcheeoji. u wealthy lumberman ol this city, was found dead today with a bullet wound In his head. The coroner s.ud the shooting was accidental. M l cbeson bus been in poor health. Memphis Business Man Shot. Memphis, Tenn.. Jan. 16. John T. Marstein. manager of the wholesale de portment of u local coal company, was shot anl killed by W. T Avery, for meilv a t ea i estate dealer, todav. The shooting- occurred at Avery's home Avery. In Jail, declined to state the cause of the quarrel, but asserted lo Und In self-defense. EXAMINING PACKERS" BOOKS. Chicago. Jan 16.- The counsel for the government continued the exam ination of the books of Morris A Co.. In the packers' trial todav Hooks showing sales of dressed beef from 190 to 1910 were exhibited. I BISMARCK COLLEAGUE DIES. Merlin. Jan. 16 .--Joseph M Yon Rad owlti, formerly Herman ambassador in Constant inoplc and Madrid. Is dead. He was probably the last surviving colleague of tPsmar. k in the building of th. i m in empire. CRITICIZES MINING LAWS. Governor Clark of Alaska Makss His Annual Report. WushliiKtoii, Jun. I , ThefO are serious delects in the general mining laws of the UaMad States as uppiied to Alaska, and theaa defects are te coming mote apj..mr.t. in the opinion ot Governor Clurk. expressed In his I annual report to Heeretury of the In terior Fisher. , The existence of provisions which tend to retard development und t encourage mere simulation has often been oniplaine.l of by Intelligent and! peeajMaatve mining men In the Dad ted States, IN says. "In Alusku," he adds, "there is still more ground for com plaint. l..r the owners of mining claims 'ii many cacen reside elsewhere and nuve no Intention of operating claims The motive to tbtveiop ss a condition or ownership is entirely wanting In Alaska." Litigation Too Frequent. fine of the worst discouragements to mining development under present conditions, be asserts, "is the frecpient and long-drawn-out litigation in the courts oyer the mining claims and wa ter rights whli h the present system induces-. Commenting on the fact that there was no increase in population in Alas ka during the last year, the governor declares that "any -onslderuble in crease in the population of the terrl-j tory must await a more liberal gov ernmentnl policy us a whole, including a revision of the present land laws nn.l the enactment of new ones, und fur thermore, in some measure a more considerate attitude on the part of tin press nnd the people -,n the states to ward the development of Alaska by highly capitalized interests" BURNS TO DEATH IN PRIVATE CAR GUY 8. STEWARD OF THE COTTON BELT RAILROAD DIES IN WRECK OF THREE TRAINS. St. Louis, Jan. 16. C.uy L. Steward, agricultural and Industrial agent of the Cotton lie It railroad, waa binned i.. lea th in a private car. In a wreefc n which the trains of three different roads collided this morning at Keis-c. Mo. When the Cotton Holt passenger leached the yards the track was blocked by a Chicago eV Eastern Illin ois freight. Hefore it cleans! the Cot Mi Helt train wa struck from the rear by an Iron Mountain freight, all Hie trains c lashing together Steward's car was In the rear of the usscnger train, and the Iron Mountain engine plowing into it, the fire from its eejejbM set tire to the car. Steward was once a prpfoenoi In the Lansing, Mich., high aehooi HULBERT FAMILY FUND. Trustees of Quincy A. Shaw Estate Ask Instructions Concerning It. George V. Loverett und Howard K Rrown, trustees under an indenture made by the late Quincy A. Shaw, have filed a bill In equity In the Su premo Judicial Court usking for In structions, says the Boston llnanclal New s. It appears tliat In 1S67 Mr Shaw went Into a businese deal w ith Kdward .1. Hnlberi, and it proved to he a losing venture for Mr. Mulbert Mr. Shaw, who felt a moral obligation to make good the losses ol Mr. Hulbert, on Ap ril 21, 1875, set aside a fund of $120. 000, the income of which WW to be paid annually to Mr. Hulbert. and to continue to his wile and children. The trustees were also gMven a wide lati tude as to the use of 'he fund. Mrs. Hulbert died on Dec fj, 187, and Mr. Hulbert died a few years ago at Rome. Italy. There are living chil dren, grandchildren , and an adopted daughter of Mr and Mrs. Hulbert, and as some complications have arisen the trustees desire instructions from the court as to their duties. CUPID WINS AGAINST ODDS South Dakota Couple Travels Through Five States To Wed. IaCrosse. Wis.. Jan. 16. Traveling through live states In older to find a place where they minht wwl legally, Miss Anna Sletsnw ! Voodo k i S D , and Sletse Sletsma of Psrestburg !u the same state, were married here 1 1 slay . They are first cousins and for that reason were unable to matry In South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota Nebraska or Iowa. HELEN TAFT GOOD SHOT. Washington, n. C, Jan. 16. Miss Helen Tuft, daughter of the Presldi-nt. was walking across Lafayette park from the white house when a mischiev ous urchin hit her In the back with a snow lull Then he hid behind a park bench. Miss Tnft turned and saw lh youngster, and making a snowball for herself, threw it straight at the Isd. T: hit him squarely and knocked oft his cap. The surprised youngster grinned bis admiration. Miss Toft laughed and v. ent away. WANTS TO GO TO CONGRESS. Chicago, Jan. 16. Frmer United States Senator William F Mason to day announced his candidacy for ihe nomination as eongreesmen-st -large from Illinois on th. Republican ticket. STARVING. SELL THEIR CHILDREN Terrible Conditions Exist Among the Peasantry of South eastern Russia MANY ARE DYING OF HUNGER Dispose of Boys and Girls to Nomads to Get Funds Firs In Japane Town Render, Many Thousands Homeless, Destroys Over 5,000 Houses. London. Jan. 16 Terrible conditions among the peasantry of outheatm Russia are deputed m a i. a-gram from a doctor in Orenburg. The. doctor says thut the starving peasantry in the government of Orenburg, on the River Cral, owing to not having received as sistance from the authorities, are cell ing their children to Khirgese nomads In the government of Saratov. Many Psple have died from hunger und dim ease und tmire than seventy per cent of the children in some of the village are stricken. 3C.000 Japanese Made Homeless. Osaka, Japan. Jan. 16. Fire this morning swept the southern haff ot Osaka. According to official figures. 6.268 buildings were destroyed and 30.- imh) persons made homeless. During the first four hours the flumes con sumed more than thirteen hundred houses. Old Hotel Partly Burned. Boston. Jan 16. The Revere house. MM of the oldest and most famous ho tels in New Kngland. was partly de stroyed by fire today. All the guests escaped. One li reman was killed. The loss is $100,000. CANNOT OMIT OBEY." British Chaplain Claims Would Be Lnvalid. Wedding London, Jan. 16. Tbe omisaion -of the word "obey" from a marriage serv ice celebrated in church is illegal and invalidates the ceremony, according to p sensational announcement by Rev. Hugh Chapman, chaplain of the Chapel Royul Savoy, this afternoon. Hefore the altar ansKl Miss Cnn Ixigdale, daughter of Commander Dug cale and niece of Vjyi-ouni Peel, with Victor D. Duval, walthig- to be mar ried. Both are prominent supporters of the militant .stiff rogeties and they had decided that the word "obey" should lie omitted from the marriage service and hod communicated their le. si. .ii to the chaplain. Just before the time Hpproached for the ceremony, Rev. Hugh Chapman sought legal advice und obtained a ruling which la likely to Imalidate many marriage. Miss Injgdale and Mr. Duval, after the announcement by the chaplain, de cided to ...v.- their objections and rie marriage ceremony proceeded. HERE NEXT SATURDAY. "Mudamo Sherry," One of ths Best Offerings of the Sesson. .Madame Sherry." the seiNfational musical production of a decade is to return to the Calumet theater next Saturday. Jan, 20. this being one of the cities included in the second trans continental tour of this greatest of all musical plays. Each year In the theatrical world, there are Just so many successes plays that Immediately grip the public und cause them to a-o to the theater nUrbt after night, .and applaud and en joy the work Of the artists uppearing One of these few successes, there is gsn tea Hy one that strikes a note much higher so much so that it stands practically alone Such an one was "Madame Sherry 1;- success was ini mediate and lasting as wus verified by the hundreds of thousands who flocked to see it wherever produced. Lsn-al theater-goers will remember with pleasure the former engagement in this city und few there an- who will not avail themselves of the opportuni ty t nee und hear it again. DEATH OF LITTLE GIRL. F.va the three months' old daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. William Makala. of Centennial Heights, died this morn ing. The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon, at I o'clock, from the resilience. Rev. A. Heidemunn sjfje i ating. Interment will tve In Lake View eemetery. EIGHT WORKMEN KILLED. Diiisbnrg, Ceiniany Jan. 16. -Eight Iron workers were killed and two oth ers seriously Injured by n bursting blast furnace in the vicinity off this city during the night. OLD TURFMAN IS DEAD. Ios Angeles. Jan. 16. James F.. II iK"e. Mjciii itv -oru a veteran turf man and driver of harnese horses, known all over the Fulled Slates, died here t .dav Hague formerly lived In Piatan in.