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MEMBER Or THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. TODAY S NEWS TODAY. VOL XXI THE CALUMET NEWS f THE WEATHER: " FMiR AND SLIGHTLY WARMER J I TONIGHT. SATURDAY CLOUDY AND WARM. CALUMET. HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 29, 1912. NO. 128 NEW PROPOSAL MADE BY SOFT COAL MINERS Abandon All Original Demands and Ask Only Increase of Five Cents Ton MAY PREVENT BIG STRIKE Operators are Considering Propo sition This Afternoon British Miners Taking Strike Vote To day Some Ask for Their Wages. Mr eland, o., March it. a .1 111. alls Of preventing a strike In the hi Hi mi nuUH fields, the miners proSOS- ed to the operators today to abandon all mill I union demands and aak ..lily for an Increase of the cents pel I1.11 over tin- present scale an.l l r Mve hour on Saturday Instead of tight The operators, win argue the proposi tion this afternoon with a prospect . si re ptsaot or rejection before night British Miners Taking Vote. London, March St. A million minora are balloting today or the quest ton ..1 i-eturntnsj to work under tin- govern iHni minimum was act. T"he returns will be officially announced on April 4. tiut It will Ix- after Heater before all iii.- miners win have returned to work. A considerable number of miner); went to the pits in the various dls tricts today, Some of the miners asked that wages he puhl tomorrow as I heir families ore starving. NEW STATE LAW HITS 498 SCHOOL DISTRICTS. Landing, Mich.. Mar. h ft. I h- r. nro 4t8 of the ".rt.t:: school dhtricts .. MichUran that will not share in th next apportionment of the prlntar: si hoot fund this year, Superintendent ..1 l'u. die Instruction L. I.. Wright has compiled figures urhlch ''.ill are Incom 1 id. but .thi ws the STtneH nmnt- r rf districts; that will be site It .1 bj th i.w pentad it th" last regular 1 of the hgislaluir and which provldr-d that any hc1.oo district In the atat.' Iiaving enough primary s hooi m-uic. on hand 10 pay teach rsf was a fhi two yours could not share In in pri mary s -hooi sgtportlonnient. Tweaty-seVen school districts ir. Wayne count? will be affected, as follows: pgnjliiilli township, tin-.- ills trictn; oratlot. three; Kcorsc, one; . ireendeld, right ; n imira 1 '.. four. Huron, tlr.ee: l.nvonla. lour. Radford oh.-: liomulus. four: Sprlngwcll. one; Hunsptsr, thre-. and Taylor, two. rhe number of school districts af fected is n it as great as was ex,.c i cd. A large number of the IM districl have large amounts of money on hard and the total or their surplus will amount to several thousand dollars. ThaSl figures, boWCVer, arc not yet omplete. ZIEHK TO MEET LEHTO. Tinnish Champion Agrees to Throw Him Twice in Half Hour. Joe auahr and Karl Lehto hav e i.ccn matched to wrestle in 'he catch-as-i;atch-caa style it So; Ransje lo morrow e.ei.lng. in .. ' dleap. Init io agreeing to throw i. hr two Unas in thirty minutes. Then- are many who PTC fS to believe the p'lnnish champtaa cannot do this. It li belltved I hQ bout will be an interesting "if. and a large crowd is expected. Sthr has been working oul for thli match, and will weigh ISO 1 nth i.ehto is fully ten pounds heavier, is a clever and sclentlli - eatch-aa-Cltch-tan wrctHler and his friends prodlcl lie can put Ziehr en his back tl ' within the thirty-minute limit DISCUSS EDUCATIONAL TOPICS. Ann Aibor. Mich., March It. la ran mnoher of school 1 a h, is audi priinipalH are attending the annua! maetlraj of the Mtoalsjan Bohoolmai l era' club, the gemral s. which wero held tocay in University I:. II. VOCnUpnaJ training, th-' enter and teii'iiera' pensions wart I three I end Iff subjects dealt with In 1 1.- addressee and discussion-. The Arctic tern ftti its summer vacation 11 0 sill .r..:..:..;..:.v.;..;..;..;..;..:..:-.::.-:--:'vvv:,ivvv : LOSS IN WYOMING LIVE STOCK. DUE TO STORMS. $11,000,000. v Cheyenne. Wv U " 11 11 J : The otiice of the state Immtfra- v : Hon commission. Which obtain- V e( reports from every county In v the atate. statea that the loss v In Wyoming lire stock from the J recent snow atorma and COW v v weather amount W eleven BUI ;' lion dtdlnra. In many Instances v : entire herd- of cattle were wip- J : e, out. fctdfy section reported v v a heavy loss of sin SP. j I:..:..:..:..4..:.w..:.v.:.v:vv::"' SMITH NOT A GANOID ATE FOR DELEGA TE AT. LARGE Michigan United States Senator Defines His Views on Protection-May Not Accept the Party Platform Washington. Mareli t$. Senator William Alden smith win n. 1st so 1 if umstnneoH heroine a candidate for delegate t the Republican national ecavsattea at Chteajra. Kslther win n oonsldir hhntslf bound absolutely by Ihe MaMotm which that souventlon way adopt lie is committal to the f V'i' protaotioa without eod tlons ..r qaalMcatJoas. This Hiiinmur Jsses an authorised interview in which hi sxpri ss.-h bts position 'Sonic of my friends rather Insist upon my becoming s can.ii.iate for del cgate to the Chicago convention," said Stnator Smith. "A similar suggestion PI mes (Tom those who wish to commit nil members of Congress to the views which ii' 1 I,.- . m pod led in the Repub In . in ,. itioi in. Laft there bS any mlB- nii ier standing let it ic knows now that I am tint 1 candidate for .1. le gate gad shall not he. I should IH.o I" put It Slroagnr than that were It not that I would lie scorning to refuse what has not heen formally offered. Then' are many good Itcpublicans In Michigan not otherwise honored by the party who oiiRht to he given this op portunity."' Loyalty to Platform Depends. "S niitof, in the event that yon tin not go to Chicago as a delegate, will ou be bound by the platform willilj 1 lie . .invention adopts'." was asked. "That depends. ' the senator replied,! "upon whether the platform conchies with what I believe to be the senti ment of my sta'.'- bSSl good. I was le senator before the convention Si MH met In Chicago. My view up on public qOOSt Ions v. as w ell known to the people of Michigan. Knowing my STATE TO VOTE ON WOMAN SUFFRAGE LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL AND IT WILL BE PUT UP TO VOT ERS IN NOVEMBER. Utn-ing, Mich . March '-!. The li. .use vest. ) lay afternoon, hy a vole ,.f 7". to It, psSSTiil tlv bill providing for a vote at the tall elect ion on i oonstttuttonal amsndmsnl panttav woman s.itlragc The bill now goes to the governor for Ida signature. Oov.l Mnaor Oaborn recommended the pass-1 ssjc (. the hin. Raarassntatlvas Laoaal r.hd KsppHff voted "yes." RspfCSSnt-J ative i;,lw;.rds voted "no." The Senate defeated the statewide J primary r lo i". Bauntors .lames ami Fowls voting fOf it and Senaior Iforiarty agdfnst The iiii to sulunll .,, ;, rotfl an initiative end referendum . srnstltutlonal amendment tailed of the iiiimsssry two-thirds majority. Tb VOtS was II to It Senator .lames: rotSi fOf the bill an I Senator Kowiej and Morlarty against. It Is said here thai Chase S. OstoOffi ayfl moat ci lainly DC S enniidate lot ,, .. lection aa govenmr of MlchigHn. i- .i, i, k H. Kellv says wry fraaklj i ,,lal OsDOfffl Is Lo.ing into the Retd and therefore be win be can lldntc for ,,.i;resM.ian-iit-large and not for gov ernor. CHINESE SOLDIERS LOOTING NANKING GERIOUS OUTBREAK OCCURS IN CHINESE CITY. NEW REPUB LIC IS LAUNCHED. ihmiji iia iKxurrod Hi. 11 a serious ..u. , Kanhlni snd that soldier- are loot- mn sati sslvt ly. Sun Appe?ls to People. Nanking. March -' ' m rafjrasentattve ot Pros ni rat odav receiv.,1 m - Mr. Sun the preu 1 11 1 .a I s, .l af Ihe l.cmbli, ... Chtoa. Simultaneously the names of the n v cabinet wer Bclall) ,r,.o..n. ed Or, Sun Issued a messagi f ' ' " ' cams netting mm " f1 :""" , ,,. ths aea rorarnment 3ADLY KICKED BY HORSE. Gor3. Berrym.n Will Be Laid Up For Some Time as Result. MM H.rrvma.i. ttf Wit s.--t. I l.ams,.,- I. UH employ of m.n han.s. WM b.oh W ,n . .estcrday hj S lm.se ... th , niarai, .am. Whlie n M - ' will ie confined lo broken, ijcii... .... u....... for some time. It appeals lU he we,,. intO the -I- '' a::..--' jj-tsi ";:;: ,,,,,, and coal n. ed Meainf 'miitilv or errman M was,,., , an,,,..,, nach Mah Mai rKa a Halted range. To thia must he L. I. -- H 1- " serious htjerie views tbC paoptS (hose ms senator. It c. rtainly wua not my duty t. conform to a platform made sutwegaeBt to my elactlon If that plalfonn did not ac i.' d w.ih my views as known at the H; ie of my election und with my judg ment farmed at auj time as to the basi IntSrtS of Michigan. I take orders hrat from the people of Michigan. 1)1 reetiona as to my conduct In the Sen ate are elassltleil In importance as fol lows: Flrat, the wisn of the p...;.. Of 1 he state as nearly as I am sMe to determine it; second, my own Judg ment as to the state's last interest, lastly, the platform pledge of the tar ty. Strong for Protection. "Il was much the sam way as to the peace treaties. 1 know there was 00a slderaBh sentlrasni far them araoni worths ieo lc in .Michigan. Hut rn.v .hnigment was that the treat es were harmful. Ml only to the state, but at so to the naiion as a whole, ft was not easy to oppose them, but I con si. '.red It my duty. T have not had 1. tfOSCU letters from the state citi. i- -llM in attltttde as to thpae matters. Mostly the people of Michigan, ho far aa my letters Indicate are dtatrnw .1 1 1 Rive llbertv of Judgment, trusting to the uptight motives of their senators." "Sine- you taatS tlllH view of the party's jilatform, aenator, what means have the people or Michigan of know ing what y ur attitude will be on pub lic questions?" "I am a stroma protectionist and I think the Ameihan 1 pie will he itrOQfJ protectionists, after anoihei dose of UndsrwOOdiSm," declared the Minntor. "They n ay know my posi tion as a protectionist to start with. The;, did know it when tney SlCCtCd me before. 1 haven't (hanged. II' I WSTS to writ- the tariff plank of the China go platform of ill) It would Mf I Ve icalTIrm our Adstlty and coiid rtence in the principle of pr. teetion to American Industry ami labor." HYDE BRIBERY TRIAL MONDAY FORMER CITY CHAM3ERLAIN OF W YORK CITY TO FACE SERIOUS CHARGE. New Yi.rk, March '.!!'. I 'iIcm; son,. new Assay tatorvones former ci'- . I.an b. li Lin 'I: iri- s II. Hvdc will bt srralfTned bcjoI Monday In the Crhn-j inal Hranch of the Supremo 'otirt t stand uJM for the pan h is aihged t.i have played In Ue banking s un.) '! that haa involved the head.- of the defunct Caraeajls Trust company, ths .os.ph is. iioin banklm satorariaes and till New York political mat hinc. in the Indictment retaraed against him the former City Chamberlain la ehaig sd vvith bribery la connection with the r.'.OO.OOH larceny from Ihe paraesjls Trust com puny. Hyde vvin be the fourth man of col. l ie of plolidne.it politicians, ban.; OS and promoters to face a i 1 1 in on iihafffas KTowirsj out of the failure of the Cainsfla Trust cornpany and ii," coHapaa of the Robin banks. Bas's of Indictment. The fornor Clt.v Cliainliciiain was Indictsd chi. ny on ths tseOrooay of Joseph :. Ib.bm. owner of a strlai 01 1, Miiks and industrial enterprises, wn.. Slhated thsl HVde, himself and William J. Cummins, convicted on a ehai ,1 ssnfecasllttf Jiio.ooo from the Carne gik Trust coinpa.u. met in HydCs 0f lice In IKIo, while Hyde nvijs City L'hafrdssrlaia Hata taef conferred with Joseph B. Kehiiinan. former president of the Carnegie. Trust company, con victed later of making a false report ,,, ths State banking examiners, and, h roordint to RObua Hyde toM him that It he WOUM Come through with a loar. 10 the th.n tottering Carnogle Trust company, he, Kjuda. would see thai th muntdpM deposits were increased in Robin's Noi l la i n Hank. If Robin bad refused,. BC, ordlnsj to hla story. M v U threatened with having the Ctty monev then In Ma baah withdraw 11. The bank was In m condition t Maud such withdrawals and In had to a- , ...I,, to Hvdc s semands, Robin avers. Bcittances in the oaaaa of both (MMn and Cumin It have been In Id up, and it Is runio.e.' that the) are Mat ly t turn Slate's evidence against Hvdc. hoping la this way to escape serving ternat In prison, it is understood that JuatiOS Vernon M. Davis, who presided oy , ,. ths in..: Of 'unit. , ins and Reich man, will preside ..ver the Hyde trial. FOUNDERS DAY AT GORDON. i!,rnesviiie. 0., M uch it. Today's eolrhratlon of I minders' da at (.or ,i..n iimtltute was made notable b tin dedication of the new $1. olhlet le Hehi 11 mi the laying of the eornerston ,,.. new academic building, Man." alumni and other frh-nda of the college attended the eetobratla. RACE SUICIDE! WELL, NO! salt Ufce fit. v. Mar.h II Mahoa !j 1 1,1,1 B. flauaon. a pioneer of 18ls. retarv to Hrigham Youns;. la dead. . 11.. I....1..U ii u Idow. L'7 chll- 1 area Bs. n .v . I dren. It7 Krnnd children and 14 trrcat ! v 1 nntt - TtMtt uLU v CHICAGO GIRL IS v KILLED BY A DOG. v Chicago, III., March 29. An- v ns De Calvo, three years old, v ! was killed by a large New v v Fn jndland dog today while vis- ! iting at the home of a neighbor, v The child attempted to play v with the animal whil it was d eating a hone, vhen ths clog v t suddenly attecked the girl. The v ehild'a throst was torn open and the victim blod to death, v ! The dog wss killed. .;. s fc-- ea'a5fc C X - GEO. CARAH. SR.. ANSWERS CALL PIONEER RESIDENT OF HOUGH TON DIES AT HOME IN HOUGHTON SHORTLY BEFORE NOON. in the death of (Scarge Caruii, Si. f Houghton, whlph .sciir.ed ai his home at 10:. "Ml odlock this morning, alter j'.n illness of four weeks' dura tion, the topper eOimtrv loses another of those si, 1 ling pioneers who have been Identified will, its progresa and history for more than half a century. The. exa. t cause of death Is unknown. Mr. Caruh ws horn in Cornwall, I'ngland, 4 years a... lust January, and in 1854 ho cams to Vmerica, land ing In N'ew Voik. II. remained In 'ew Jersey for s shmt lime and later came to the copper country, locating at Phoenix. From there he went to Ontonagon, where he remained until is,",,", when he returned .. Kngland ami man j. d M i Keturuh l'e;in e. In lv;:'. Mr. Carah again caine to America, accompanied by his wtf and thrc children, and tin v took up their residence at ti"- BtWton nnd Ubanj .nine. Later he wartcod at Iho Prank tin, Qulncy snd Mtsntle mines, and iii 1K74. he establlaacd grocer) husl ness in Hougii'on, will, his brother, under ihe firm name of deorgc Caruh and llrothcr. the stoic being located OH the site Of the .r. I,! Dee Hotel. I'pon n tiling from tins business, Mr. Carah look up l.la Jtealdencc at Han cock for a ahhrl tinte ind l ,t-r Ton ducted a farm on what is now known as the South Ride. Dining the last sigh I pears, Mr, Carah had lived s re tired life In Houghton. Mr. Carah leaves no Brothers or sis ters. He is Mirvivisl bv the following children. Mrs. Mary A. Chubb, Mil waukee; Mrs. A. Steva ns, Iron Mountain: Mrs. C.eorge V. Dowall, hlnytes, Ifetwaska. W1U J. of Lake i.in den. c.eorge II. and Minn Bessie Carah 1 f Houghton. Mrs. Chubb is tit present ill and will bs unable to come to Houghton to at tend the funeral !ta arrangements win ho made until the other absent members of the f niily are heard from. MANY FAMILIES ARE DRIVEN 01)1 If Levee Breaks the Damage Will Be Large. May Be Loss oi Life In Nebraska. Hi. Louis. Mo., March p, The river stage is at twelitv -seven feet, Ihe high est for Much since the records have been kept at St. lamis. Thirty -one feel is predicted bv the first oi the week. Although no liv m have been lost by the Incidental rise of the river, many families have been forced to leave th.ir homes. Qov. Detssen of Illinois has arranged fr th reller of ihe fam ilies forced from tlnir homes b the high water. Hickmrn, Ky., Threatened. bOttlavHIe, Ky., Marrh 2. Advicea from Hickman. Kv.. this morning sa) the mvee protecting the town is men aced by the aftsaMadapl liver flood. While thcr,. Is no danger to life, fam ilies havm" moved from the it , see- tion. the damage to property, should the levee break, would he large. Floods in Nebraska. ninoha March 2. -The breaking ill of the Ice In Ihe rlvera oi .Nebraska is aaustng some of the, worst floods the state has known In man) leara Much SCQpert; llamage has already rescliod. Thue are rumors of hwa "f Ufa. Ths water in many places Is the hi. in .-1 la fori.v years. TWO NEGROES LYNCHED. BlachlMinf, 8. March 29. Two n -grtfCh were lynched near In re earlv 10 dav after an unusual attack on 1 whit, ma. 'Ihe nearoes, Joe Hrinson and Frank hlscoant. are alhfied to liave fatted while man to ilnnk whiskey and then, when he was IntOXtOatsd, to have atta. I .1 him. Kaiiv lodav s. - anal men hraaa lata the otty tan. took fan prisoners to a blacksmith shop and shot them. Auaiieenients have been made for a ltasket Ixill I a mo between the Y. If. c. A. Juarors. and the ik. Undan team, as preliminary to the Mf match at the bhjM Ouard anm.rv thw eveninu between the Y. M f. A and Ihe Calumet Kn'.'ineera. Hth pSBaSS T. R. LIKES IHE T An TARIFF PLAN Roosevelt Declares in Favor Permanent Commission to Investigate Costs oi IS FOR SCIENTIFIC REVISION Old Methods of Revising Sched ules Unsatisfactory In Address at Albert Lea, Minn., Hs Says Masses of People Should Sc Considered. Albeil Lea, Minn.. March It, Theo dore ttooaevelt detlveiad aa atl.'.rtas Hers thlw aftrnoon on the tariff. His train slopped at Albert usa for a brief period an its wai from Cedar Rapids i st. i'ani. foio.iei Rooaevett spaas at follows: ll Si l.hber iTd Wit I sp..K.- follows on the tarilT at Sioux lalis. hai inn gl Bs over the speech most care fUll with my lamented friend, the lat ' Senator Dolllvcr, whose ideas it cx presscd as well ns 11. y own: "Win never nun just dke aoraelvet possibly .ml much heller, hut prob ably not in ihe least worst oonltu ually fall to give us tho results we huv! .1 richt to expect from their ef forts, we may jut as well make up our minds that the fault lies, not in their personalities, but in the condi tions under which they w.nk; and profit comes, not iron, announcing them, but from seeing that ths condi tions are changed. This is esp 'tally true N tariff makhagv it lias bean son ojuetvety shown, by experiments re pen ted ICStS and avain. that the n.eth oda of tariff waiting by foiiovs . which h ue n. obtained U-t so gstni rears, raanot, from ths rary gatafi ol the ease, br1.: really satlsfaetorv re lilts. With the pies-nl rill, made hy the name methods as ita predeces sor and SS that predecessor's predeces sor, there Is grave dissatisfaction. Tlie people know that then are gOtgU thing! in il which ate not light,' am' therefore they tend t. iispent the. as I think, flame numerous things In It whu h arc right. They know that the system on v. hi.it il was made, the same System on wlm h il.; predecessors were made. . neon r.m. s B scramble of scitish intersata ke watch the aaViav portant general hrtaraat of the putjHn is necessaril.v more or less subordin ate. Thee was a time when this .scramble was regarded aa the natural course la tariff sashing; and was not resented, The people demand, ami rlKhtly, Hint the profit of the speci.il interests shall be sulNi.dlnated to the yem ral welfare in every case. Must Change the Methods. II la this attitude -practically a new attitude 0 1 the people whloh must be met in daaliag With Ihe present taiiw. and wilh nr. peseta lo am. nd the pres- ul tariff. Very little improveii,. nis. indeed, will follow am attempt to re- vlso the tarilT h methods hitherto aasd Th-- thing to do it to aaaogai the in. tic is. i hetleve that this country is ;ully committed to the principle oi protection; bat it- is t" pretention at a principle; lo pi.ite.lio.i primarily in the Interest Of the standard of living of the Anmrican workliiK.nan. 1 be lie that wi.en protection ueoomse, aot a prim iple hut a privilege and a pr--ti 1 sg ST, 1 at her a juurble of priv i- lagag and neaferoaoas then the Amer ican people disapprove of it. XoW to . ..no. t ths trouble it is neoeatary, it. the Brat place, to get In mind want we want, and, In the next place, to kcI in mind cieaii.v the method bv which we Imp,- to obtain what Wt vvant what we want is what I have already said--a square deal in Ihe larlff as in statT thing eias; t square deal f.. tat wags earner; a sonars deal for tin am plover, and a SQUaTS deal for the Son era I public. To obtain it, wo must have a thoroughly eiicient ami well tqutppod tariff oommlsolon. Must Benefit the Masses. The tariff Oaghi to be a niateii.l issue, and BOt I moral issue: hut if, lantead of a sgaare deal, m A-t t crooked deal, then It becomes -TV smphntlcally a moral issue. What .e desire, srhen 1 saj we 1 sag gasaatag ..f the American people In a tatih is su. h a measure of protection aa Wtl! eiiually.e the cost of production here n, abroad, ind as- Ihe coat ol pro. dm Hon is principally labor e,,at. tins means primarily a tartfl sulhclent to mak. up for the difference In tatter 1 sl here and abroad. The American public wants the American lahorln man put en aa squellti with ether ott 1., ns. so t I he shall have the '.bililv to sohfcsvs tin- American ttedsjard of liviiiR and the lapollv 10 enjoy: and to do this, we must see that his WSejgg are got lowered by improper compel! tin. 1 wilh interior va. workers aJuo.o' ,,h waue workers who are pr.itf poorly and who live as no Americans are willing to live. But tht Unci .a: public (bus not wish to sc. the. tarltf St tliaiOi m to beiictlt j rlniarlly a few wealthy men. Favors Tariff Commission. Aa a means toward the attainment of the end 111 I. W . V e II (V e IIS V ( I lb - vised nothing in any way SO cffeftlv. as a tariff commission There ahouhl he . . onmiM..n of well-paid ex,s ris. (Continued on : AMERICAN RESIDENTS v IN MEXICO ARMED : FOR OWN DEFENSE. : Washington, March 29. It is ! announced that Ambassador v Wilson of Mexico City, has dis- trihuted to Americana one v I thousand rifles and revolvers S ! for their own defense. The v I- Mexican government counten- ances the arming of foreigners, v I Other governments are taking similar safeguards and all will v be prepared against possible at- tsek. : ANOTHER KILLING IN NEBRASKA PEN ONE CONVICT SLAYS ANOTHER, ! STABBING HIM AT BREAK. FAST TABLE. Lincoln, Nets, Man h 'J'.t The state penitentiary, th,- scene of tat reacal mutiny in which three olikiala wen killed, was Lntoy the n ene of ariotlier killimr. Convict Charles Davis stabbed and killed Convict Jdin Stroi.jr at the breakfast table. Davis vv is taken in cha.Ke by- a uard. Davis said he had been f.e qusnlly threatened by Strong and clalnis he killed the ncuro in sell d -Caaaa Slror.K had a bad record, hav- lag frsgusutij secured a knife from guards and used It on fellow convicts, but without serious results. PYTHIANS ENJOY REUNION. Columbia Lodge Team Confers Third Rank at Charity Meeting. Charity lodge No. Ill, KnlKht of I'ythlas, acted as hosts last evening to one of the largest and moat enthusias tic Pythian meetings held in this city for several months. The third rank was taaagattaad by the team of Co lumbia lodge of Houghton, in a man ner that brought form many compli ments from those 1.1. sent. Almost tifty Houghton and Haucock I'ythians w.re present, having made the trip on a special street car, and there also was a large delegation of Iuuiium Knights in attendance. Following the business of the even ing chicken bouillon was served gag smoker and informal tOOta! session enjoyed. It. J. McVeigh acted aa toast master and addresses were made by some if the moat prominent local and visiting members. SMALL FIRE ON TRESTLE. ThrOUgh some nVSanS a piece of Um ber n the street railway trestle at lioiida beiame ignited at noon yes tcii.iv. but the tire was extinguished before much damage was done. One of the conductors on the through ear not ice, 1 a.noke Issuing from the trestle end StOPPtd tin- car und investigated. Ho found a piece of timber ablaze. Water was promptly secured, and the Art nut out. The charred piece of timber has been replaced. GREAT RACE ON RIVER THAMES OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE TO MEET IN ANNUAL CONTEST. OXFORD IS FAVORITE. I t.adnn. March :"..--The ganal lively interest is manifested among all classes in the annual eight-oar, . 1 boat ra. e between the osfbtd aad cam- gf1dge varsity crews, which is to be rowed tomorrow over the historic Thames nmiras from Putney t. Inert lake. Hundreds of lovens of aquatts sports, wilh I liberal Int. rmiimiing of the b.tiing fraternity, Uned the riant banks Ualay to watch the final prac tice work wilh a view to forming I . .il lusions on the relative form of the two cr w s The OKf OKI men are good htVOtttgd but thofnntabs have t he advant age of weight and some ..f the .ritiey believe they may be abb- to wear down their opponents in the latter part f the rue. . The general opinion, howev er, lm lines i .hviIv in Caver ,.t the Ononis na fan ureal jsiiiit far C Itll laat is the llniah in the two boats It is pointed out that Hie Ogfatd Mnlsh ia hard and ( ban, while the Cain-bridge finish Is not near ly so goad First Race in 182. The brat boat ..ice belw II th ford and Cambridge nnlvir-iiv 1 rewa took place at Henh y as long ago as is'i. ptaea th aariy 'r,0f the rac- has i.e. 11 rowetl every year without an in termission on the course from Putnev to Mortlake. ( f the siM y-elght rac. a low, 1 1 (txiord baa now won thirty- sevell while I'll.l.bMOUe has Sll'111'cl thirty, with a dead heat in Wit, l'be early alruggles h twe 11 th, Dark BtttOt nnd the i.lKht BhtSS : nd. r Iho in oat primitive conditions. Sliding aeata we.e us-d for the Mr. 1 Itlme in DT3. but ouiiiggers of a kind w.ie introduced as far tank aa 1S4 :n v!i oxford won the ra . on a foul, and ten years later received another bhaxlleas htory, the Camhridce !,..at hav ing tank. PLOTTED TO OVERTHROW GOVERNMENT Fifty Members of the Industrial Workers of World Make Admissions Store of 12,000 Pounds of Dyna mite Found at Santa Anna, Calif. Foreigners Who Follow Red Flag. aS Diego, Cai.. If arCh Ll'.That nearly tfty members or Ihe industrial Workers of the World, arrested here, admitted they were trying to over throw the I'nited States government, is contained in a report the falifornia authorities an- sending the immigra tion bureau at Washington. The examination of fifty prisoners, nearly all foreigners, has Just been finished. The report states tho men declared they recognized .10 font, of government, no flag except tho red .me To the gSSUgnda, "What Is the, red ling symbolical of?" the answer vivas. 'Wood." Big Store of Dynamite Found. At the insiaii. . of the Huthorities a gun st ue at Santa Anna was investi gated today, and more than twelve hundred pounds of dynamito found in the building was seized. Reference to tin- gun store was discovered In a memorandum book belonging to one the Industrial Workers of th.- World under arrest bore, with fifty other members of the organization, who, it is alleged, made an admission lasts nhrhl that a concerted effort to over throw the I'nited States government .as being comteniplated. A "move on ' ordinance w ent Into ef fect here last night. A crowd that gathered outside the business district . as . l.-red by the police to disperse. Part of the . rowd refused, whereupon the officers smashed the speakers' stand forcibly and scattered the gath ering. The police used clubs freely. GRETNA GREEN MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES AT AUCTION London, March 'V. -Many celHirated romaacea that occurred during tho reign of the three fJeetptl and Williaiu IV., and In the early Victorian era, w ere called by the attic at Sot Itchy g gga day of the original ee. t ill. an s of mar rianes at (Jretna ttrecn. The lot em braced more than one tho.iatind run away match cet tili. at.-s, upon some of wiil'-h appeared the 11 lines of men and women of wide celobritv. tirctna was the nearest and ttagt ac cessible point in Scotland from th- sis ter kingdom, and In its neighborhood fugitive marriages were long contract ed. The practice is said to have been begun by :t tobacconist named John Pelgley, who lived to a great au', and died In 1X14. The general assembly, In ISI'6. vainlv att mpted t suppretii the. system f (irctna flreen marriages, but .111 act passed in 1 .'' made Hitch mar riages Hhagal after that year, airless one of the persons married had lived in Scotland 'l dav s. TAMARACK CRICKET MEETING. The Tamara. k frh k t team will hold r ttnnual n.eeijng tomorrow. The team will be re-organized for thu season. It is expected there Will ho a large attendance if jplavivrs and others interested. Tho Tamarack club is ..tie of the oldei.1 in the copper country ami has a spiendi.i osenant pitch on Its grounds just back of tho Tamarack hospital. The club haa many players to draw from this Kum nier, and expects to be in the running I..; tli. league honors. :vvv:".":":-:,vvv"X"X'SMX',!"H"!"5r : BEET SUGAR MEN t) WILL FIGHT HARD : AG4INST FREE DUTY. : : Milwaukee. Wia.. March 28. Kepreae. natives from aevn- teen stat, s met today and se- v lected Truman O. Palmer to conduct the fight of the bet sugar men against free augar before the Senate committee at v 'hltmt"n mxt week. I "Free sugar means the prsc- : tical lose of miliums of dollars ! involved iii the ieet sugar fac- : torles," said C S. Mtrey of v Colorado. A bard fight against the bill will he waged. grand children .