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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.
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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.

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