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1 HE CALUMET NEWS IS A THE WEATHER: FAIR TONIGHT AND WED NESDAY. SLIGHTLY WARMER TONIGHT. i MEMBER Or T; IE ASSOCIATED PRESS. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY. VOL XXI CALUMET, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 9, 1912. NO. 137 r CONVENTION IN NEW YORK IS ADJOURNED After Formalities are Over Ad Adjournment is Taken Un til Tomorrow MAY BE NO INSTRUCTIONS This Question Discussed Today But is Not Yet Settled In Kentucky Today District Conven Hons Ar Being Held. Mary Contests. Ku luster K. Y. April !t. The dele Kittlon t the Republican state con vention that nut today to select four dclegutes-at-lurge to the Chicago CQB VenUoMi and adopt a platform, were carefully canvassed this morning tons certain their sentiment regarding the instruction of delegates for Toft. When the convention was called to order Temporary Chairman Nicholas Murray Butler dcltvcicd ar address. Senator Root Is lending the forces in favor of instructions for Taft, while siat Clialrmea Harms believes .in un ,1 itructad delegation will t- the erlaei tourse, Inasmuch M it is conceded the delegation will he fav raill to the re nomination of tie- president. Vfter the appointment of a commit lee which will draft the party plat I'orm, nominate the delegates and dab 1 iissj the question of instruction, .lie convention adjourned until tomorrow Many Kentucky Contests. Louisville, i., April 9, Whan the state convention meets tomorrow to choose four delegate-&t-l irge, the i re lentiais committee win have nearly three thoee&nd aatjlaali l pam upon. Blxteea detmjhtaa to the KeptshUcan national on ant tog Mill lie chosen at i iatrict conventions in Kentucky this afternoon and tontwht. The ilrst. aec ond and sixth district, held conven tions yesterday and instructed for Taft. Th" eoataali ar sufficiently numer ous to awing the majority In tomor row's i .inv ention either way. Roosevelt Charges False. Washington. April u. In a state ment on the Kentucky situation, given out at the Tail headquarters todaj Henator Brad lay. of Kentucky, asserts the "claima of ihe Rooaeveli munag- iK ire entirely false In many rcspei ts. and partly false In other. The cry of fraud is Intended to cover their own deformity, nnd their groundless con tents are Intended to destroy party liarmonj and defeat the will of the pi "pie." DAN A LA080N MARRIAGE. Southern Belle Becomes Br.de of Prominent New Yorker. 1 1 leal a, ra., prii I Man) at omi Itent guests hHve arrived here from New York and other cities In the North I' d the. S.uth to attend the wedding ('morrow cvcnlne, at the home .i Mr. t'. T. I.ndyon Oft Pearhlree road, of W m Agnes latdami and lr. Charle.1 Daaa, sun of the lat .. Clsarlea a. l"ina, of Kef York. at fcw Agnes Lad '"ii i the eldest daughter W Charles. T. Unison, a prominent member ol the Atlanta bar. Mr. Dana, who Ii i I ta graduate ami luwubei of lh Iforh assembly me; Item Ladaon while imveiing In Europe live reari ago, A lew days after the widdlng Mr. and Mrs. Dunn will start for Eur ope "ii u wedding trip of eeveral montha duration. Baxter's Daughter Weds. Nw York, April I. Man) quests I "ihd the Church of the Heavenly Rest Ins afternoon Tor the wedding of Mi KaUierlne Ruler. laughter of tfourfjs Baxter of KajoavtHa former gov ernor f Tenoeatea. and Rum ell Bur- I 'e, h-'ii of Albert C Barrage of Boa ton, The wedding parts Included meets II 'in Knoxviiie. Minneapolis. Buffalo 1 " '"ii and Philadelphia Weds T. R.'e Secretary. Toronto, nt.. April . - The wadding "I Miaw Iora Augusta ITimc. da ug I , t I Mr. and Mrs. Frederick A Prime "' lhla ity, ,nd KVank Harfjar, private retary to (ML !Thao4org Roeaevelt look Uce thla efterniKm in St. Thonuura Church The ceremony was t"ll"-weH ty a large rei.ption at the home the hrMe'e pari i DUBUQUE DRIEST HONORED. Notabls Gathering at Inveetiture of Rev. Geerge W. Hear Today. Duhuqea, u , April . The luveetl tur of H.-A Oeagmj w afaar, pastor "i Kt. Mary's ohajreh. with the title "' froihonotary apHioit ,ltiv b ' tmon him n i 'up. i'is x took looaj and was attended ailh "'''"""te ceremonies in which many 1 4 pnmt of the Roman Ca -t.s.k part. IncWenta.1 to the in yeatltare, whkh .on slated in th. flv ng of the mitre, the pectoral ernee and '' l"g- a sermor appropriate to the Ketne?" " Pr"rnP'1 hy Arxhi,ih.. WICKERSHAM TO QUIT THE CABINET WILL NOT SERVE AGAIN IF TAFT IS RE-ELECTED BECAU8E OF AN OLD AGREEMENT. Washington. Apill Attorney Qeej. end WMterahaat will not servo In the cabinet after March fourth If President Taft It re-elected. This statement to day la of unquestioned authority. It is unnmuiecd TTIiifcsiahaMi entered the cabinet with I distinct understanding not to serve more than four years and rnarle H professional arrangement ac cordingly. It Is stateu Taft and ttli k crshum arc In accord as to tl.c i.nti trust policy ami that today's anmmiHe- taaai hi without eoMtloe! ahjnlffcance. MORE LAND FOR ENTRY. Fourth Unit of Shoshone Irriqation Project Opens April 22. Washington, April 9. The fourth unit of the Shoshone irrigation pi ojc. t in Wyoming win he opeeajd la home stead entry hy the oernment on Ap ril This unit lies to the north and west of the town of Powell, and contains some of the hnest land on the project. Tin- farms ure mostly eight acres each, and homcseekera are In vited to laveetujate the opportunities afforded by thU opening. Ahout dve hundred families aiv al- readv established on the first tin. units and have 1uilt roads, schools and churches. The project hi.s railro id 1a eiUtlea rural delivery tclephiuu-a, and there are thriving- low ns at stiort in ier a Is. The Shosijone prejejej lies in a re Kion of ureal scenic beauty with a dc litfhltul ami healthful climate and a fertile soil. The rc lamatnm serv h -has prepareci a booklet fully dcscrtl lMs this ggotlen and giving detailed Irfor matlon as to methods of acquiring them farms. The Shoshom" projec t Is believed to he one of the best sections in tin west for general farming. It Is a fin. dggr country. The faruiers are now ship ping an avciagc of l.500 worth ej nam to Millings. A new creamery 's under way ut Cody. AMllfg la the main crop, j inducing fnnn thrcs- to si Ions H'r annum. Tie new alfalfa meal n ill at Powell w ill j.y the farmers under contract ...5l ier ton loose, at the mill, for a period of live yearn. Another prohtablc crop js sugar heels PENNILESS WITH FORTUNE. Pittsburgh, Pa April .. ('lainiini; they OWg property worth over JlSU.aoo ,et ai- penniless, with no income tor their own agqspeel or to keep Ihelr son. who l'reshman in Princeton, in the university. Thomas MiKH'onnell and his wife lied a petition in I'oinmon Paage court asking tliat the Safe De posit and rrnst comian. b compelled tj furnish them with an Income. The Ma ( 'olinells state they placed the property in the hands of the trus company to manaige and the trust comiany o monaed the pnep erty that the People'! Saving hageha which is alleged to be cioeaty conaeot ed with the trust company, entered iudgmeiit against the property and Sn tiel It up the plalnlitTs ure unairle la borrow any money. MANY MORE YET TO BE RESCUED WORK OF BRINGING FLOOD VIC TIMS TO SAFETY IS Dl F FICULT TASK. Memphis. Tenn., April h The dikca guarding thousands of aCTta in Arl..ii gej and Mississippi a-'ainst the tlood tide of the Mississippi river held dr. i early todav. Vorth of this city Up river Is falling. The river here has fallen considerably. South of Men phis the river Is rising. The Wall ol caring foi tin- Rood vic tims is piov lng s riotih. The greater nuinoer j them driven fiom ihelr home. st far buve sought refuge at Hlekmu.ii. Tiptmivlllc. forest City. Helena. Ail;., and this city. Th- I rew of the I . S. S. Amphitrlte. am bond Ii. Ihe harbor of Memphis, has rcc lved Instructions to assist In running the n)od victims, one at ti e Amphltrtto'a boats went to Wlinoiik, Ark., this morning to bring a partv r ported ma rooned aboard a. rait to t Ii lie city. Over r thoui ind jairsona, half et them Hood refugees, are it llidcl Term. fre stor in that the houses there are no longer habitable. and that two-stor house re crowded. The remainder of the coaimur.ity la on a hill side without shelter. The. slock is without provembr. Provisions havt been loaded on skiffs to reach Rldgelv . ntn-nt aeven to eight rnllea an hour iiiusi lie encountered. Two stea-mhoats rc.n bed Tl tonville vestorday wilh provisions. At iMiaa landing "3 surtererK were picked up withut slioes. A Mrs. Maker ami two children on taft mode of two loga, their place of refuge for thrc days, nete rescued near Cherokee. Tenn. Whooplne cough has broken out among the children of refuges at Tip tonvllle. Two negro children died yes tenia v when a boat cavdrd. CREATES A STIR IN THF HrtllSF IM MIL IIVUUL Rep. Lindbergh Would Have Mem bers Disclose Their Corpor ation Affiliations RESOLUTION IS INTRODUCED Claims Wall St. is Controlling Money Trust Inquiry Declares Some Committeemen are In fluenced by Enemies of the People. Washington, April I.- I'iiarglng that Wall street and the corsra tlons are controlling the money trust investiga tion, itep. Lindbergh today introduced a resolution to Oomyel every incmbei of the House to disclose his corpora tion adulations. The resolution would compel ea i mermber of the House to tile his own bank holdings and those of his family. The n lines of the members who failed to do so would be published In the ongr.'saional Record "blacklist." dining close ujMin the insinuations of Rep. Randall of Texas, it iH-mo-crat. that members of the House ami Si nate had corporation connections, the resolution created a stir. In a statement explaining the pur pose of resolution, Lindbergh declared seme of the committee members "me oantrollad by persons whom personal work is hostile to the publU.- interest." Chairman Pujo. of the banking - i i i -mlttee, today announcel the indetlnlte p stponement of the Inquiry, saying he desired to go over the ground work with the committees statistician. Representative Mroussard told the Senate llname committee today that the I'nlted States will los' one hun dred' and fifty- million dollars if Hie free sugar bill became a law. An act of Congress creating a bu reau of child labor In the depart iient of commerce of hilbor wits signed to day by the president. The reel Ideation of Um elit it . patent laws la now- contemplated by the FjhHrga committee on iatents. This task v as determined upon In v iew of the Mipicme Court s decision In the pat ent case, and denial ostcrduy of a re hearing. The committee hoi- to have the legislation ready for passage at this session "I Congress t p"s-iole. GENUINE HUMOR HERE. Some Amusing Answers Submitted by High School Students. Chicago. April t. OM hundred bejfl of the preparatory seiiool for tin IiIm forest universitv, all graduate- of high schools, md many ver IS years ol age. were tested for Ihelr general knowledge by the faculty, and the n -sult would gtve Weber & Fields BtaaM ideas. One hundred (puehtlons vver -submitted. To the ipiestlon. who wrote "Chant cler." and who i playing the hadum part in the country, three answei.-d "Shakspere; Jam- Addiims is playing It." tit hers were: "Two living American poets -llarrv Kemp and Kdyar Allan Poo. "The twelve disciples, of Christ were Matthew. Mark. Lathe, John. Petev. Paul. Sim m, Judas, James, Nilmchatl aeaaar, iVuthar and Agamemnon. ' . ' 11 leroejlysphioa are relics left iii the atedlevaJ aaraa." "The ataaon tad Magm thea former ly was the mark of furthest Mouth ex ploration.' "OlH'rannncrgaii. n thrifty CtUaeee seaport, is Meted for the eaxcoUoni hemp and rice egpOftCd from then " "A ehlinnev does not draw well w hen the lire is Ilrst started been us the flames have not yet found the flue." "Canudson was tie- first to reach the south pole." "Peerless Cham e headed the Na tional league batting average list last I ear. "VN hut does ; you&fj man owe to his future defendants In regard to health.' To get mat tied." It was the "Plu P.oy of the Golden Weal" that recently caused a riot in an eastern city. "Madame Sherry h one of the Wagnerian operas. "In what city are women allowed greatesl rbglits." "Reno, Nev." To the ipM-stlon, "Who cMiried ott Helen of Trov ' laine ihese answers The Indians'' "Homer." "Oaniel, "Oy -pales. " "Ihe I elelel.iluiu was aoiuethlng that went with the recall " "Why doe a person lose a day in croaalng the Pacific tsean from iar. 'rancsco to Japan?" "There is too much dela." "An Inrpc-ctlon M each end." BOWLING ENTRIES RECEIVED. A number of entries have been re- civod by the promotera f the mmjaaf oafJSaT) bowling tournament, which N to be pulled off on the Y. M. C. A. bowling altera April II to 30. All n trlea must he la by April 1'. Those who have already entered teams are Tamarack. Independent Commercials Alimeek. C ft H. No. 1, Mohawk, and the Mitchell team of Hancock. The C A H will enter Mnother team. It Is announced. MAY REDUCE SIZE OF PAPER MONEY SECRETARY OF TREASURY ALSO WILL ASK CONGRESS FOR UNIFORM DESIGNS. Washington, April !. -Secretary of Treasury MacVeagh vsdl ivi omniin.l to Congress soon that ila paper money of the frilled States Ik- substantially reahat I la size, and every denoinina llon be made unifoi in In design. 11 is aantentgdated t make all notes alx by fHt Inches, a rodUOtloa of one third In size. filiform National iwink notes, instead of the multiplicity of de signs now in use by the seven thou sand banks, will 'be proposed. PRINCIPAL ATKINSON RESIGNS. Will Take Old Posit'on as Principal of a aSginaw School. F. A. Atkinson, principal f the Washington wheel, haa resigned his position, to take effect at the end of the school yea;- In Juik-. Mr. tkinson lias accepted the prlllci pa Iship of the John Moore school, ut Raginnw a po sition he held prevlenis to coming to Calumet. Prof. Atkinson ha been connected wth the Washington school. Calumet school district o. a for the past eighteen months, ami he has madN nu merous friemlK who w ill regn ' his de parture. JURY RECOMMENDS MORE SAFEGUARDS WOULD PREVENT FUTUR DROWNINCS AT HOUGHTON DOUGLAS FALLS. "The Jurv Andg that th said Eugene Sullivan came t i his oe.tli oy a ciden tul drowning on the Ith day of pril. about .' o'cloek in the evening, at the Hough ton -Douglas falls in S. h ml township. Houghton locntv Michigan, and era recommend ttit tiai auihcud- ties of said township provide .vine Kind of protection tin to pt ven: ;w -cidents In the future." The above la the verdict by the Jury, composed of Richard ifchvurds. chair man, Bernard Hohmdmm, I: I'. Shear er. Joseph Balatar. John It. Peterson and Charles Adams, at the Impicst con ducted by Oatmaer wiuiam Piaher la the Lmvlmn town hall this aften n aa a result of the fatal accident at the falls last I'ridav afternoon. The rec Ommemtatlon that precautions be tak en at the falls to prevent similar in cidents will be revived with much in teiest throughout the copper country, and it is believed will result in safe guards ibelng established. 4 : OSKALOOSA BUSINESS v MAN ROASTED ALIVE. Oskaloosa, la.. April !'. Thomas Cat nev. aged sixty-six. ! a prominent liiisincss man. Aas V literally roasted alive here to- day. while Irving to get furnl- lure out of a burning shod. Carney h:i. germ Into the build- ! ing when a pile of burning 'boxoH fell acres the doorway. t4 ObtriletiTlg the exit. V I I ! I J f'I ! FIRES AT HER HUSBAND. Chicago Woman Does Little Damage, Howover, Shots Going Wild. 'hiago. April '."."I Wish I hail kill ed him. He ha.1 been staying iiwav from home all night and I am tired of it I found letters from other esotneii in his clothes." This wa the statement of Mrs. Loufe IS. Itltchev after slv fired eight shots at her rtuehend, Charles A. RIMhey, preeident o a pot -trait OOmpmayi In their home. one bullet struck his shoulder, another bit his arm and six went wild. Itltchev Is not In a serious1 condition. The woman w as arretted. JURY DISMISSED TODAY. The jurors for the Februarj tenn of circuit court were paid off and dis missal todav. all of the cases on the civil calendar having een oomph ted except that r Slbilskl vs. Jeffery . fee which the Jury is still out. The term was on" of the longest on record In Houghton county. : NEGRO DISCHARGED BY COURT, PUT TO DEATH. Shreveport, La., April 9. Pis missed because positive pfej .was lacking when ar raigned yesterday on the charge of having written letters to a young white woman. Thomas Miles, a negro, aged twenty nine, was lynched during the night. The IkxIv was found to day swinging from a tree and riddled with bullets m-h-Hx 111 1 II I H H It HEAVY VOTE IN ILLINOIS TODAY Great Interest is Being Taken in Preferential Presidential Primary Contest IS OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE Every Precaution Taken to Guard Against Fraud Many Detectives and Others Employed. Some Trouble Experienced In Chicago. Chicago. April .-Vetera today are cngug. (I in casting ballots in a state wide primary, considered the most Im portant In the history of Illinois, in Chicago the day davvmd bamiMfUtty and Qm fore list for the atate was fair weather, it was early predicted more voles than ever before cast in a pri mary election in the stat: would bej recorded. fin- .lection is important nationally for th- reason it is the first time a presidential preferential vote is Lting cast. The names of Taft. Hooae- velt and LasTollette appear on the Re publican ballot and Clark and Wilson on the Democratic. A preferential vote also is being taken for I'nlted stati - senator. Near Cairo it was said the VOteM were making their way to the polls in many instances in boats. In other parts or the flooded district the Vetera experi.'uced inconvenience in reaching the polls. In Chleaca the women were vastly interested In the election, a lit tie billot here putting up to the. voters tin- propositi Oa whether woman's suf- fregja should prevail. Iflktenalvc precautions to vieven; frauds were taken when two hundred lotectleea ami score of In vmilaalnta. employed by the election board, were assigned duty to the lodging house pterin ts. This fori e was sugglemented later by several hundred students who volunteered their services. The first violence refsirtcd was in the eighth congressional dlstriit where AMt'l mail Powers was eiosirtK: the renoniinatiou of Conaressman Oullag her. Detmsrat. Thomas O'ltiien, a jo litical worker for OallaKher. was as saulted aaj severely beaten by thrci unidentified men. ,m arrests were made. Serious trouble between negro work ers for Taft and Roosevelt was averted in one of the pris fnets of the s oml ward bv the prompt arrival of police in response to a riot call. lOach Hide accused the other of unfair tactics. Hun Ireds of v oters in the first ward left the polls without voting because of the failure of the officials to get the voting machines in operation for sev eral hours after the polls opened. Mrs. Erickson. wife of the assistant state's attorney caused contusion amoigj 'he workers for woman's suf frage in the twenty-third ward by ap pearing at the isills ami opposing I "i i s for women. heavy vote against woman suf frage was cast in the river warda, a COrdlng tO the reports received. FEUD LASTS FIFTEEN YEARS. Bloodless Compact Revealed by Arrest of One of Principals. San Mcrnar.lino. Cal.. April 9 Novel to set foot upon eoch other's sidewalk, and always to be prepare, 1 to shoot to kill If they should meet out skle the city. Is the at fg me compact that far fifteen years has been in existence be tween C V. Richardson and Joseph ami John Shafer. prominent business men of this place Their pi - 1 i listness are opposite each other on ourt street. This fompact was violated recently v hen Joseph Shafer. trying to entch a better glimpse of an aviator, crossed 0 his enemy's sidewalk. Richardson came firth with a Jump to make an attack. Shafer Med to his own side of the street, but hurled hack a chal l nge. This aroused Richardson, w hose high voiced reply made it possible to secure Richardson's arrest for ilsturb ing the pe.e e. At the trial the strange compact made nubile Richardson was found guilty, but the Jury recommended mer cy. The lend started fifteen vears ago. when is bachelors Rl hardson and the Shafer brothers oceuplcd adjoining houses. Richardson troke the bachelor atmosphere by marrying, and the tight was n. Several court cases have griov n out of seemingly trivial .piarr.is befween the contestants. STEAMER STILL ON FIRE. Captain of Ontario Believes, However, the Boat Can Be Saved. Monauk Tnlnt. April 9 Fire, which broke out 1 1 t v v estei da v morn Ing among the cotton hales on the steamer Ontario, was still blazing to day. Thtvilght found the crew of for ty, none of whom had slct for thirty hours. Htill pumping water into th hoM. Tlie captain Is of the opinion that once t hi fire la extinguished, thej Cheag" April ! I'ackev M.l'ar vessel, although on the rocks, csn hejland todav received an ffer i tn saved. Althoitgh rtadly damaged, he (thousand dollar guaranty to tight Mutt thoisght the steamer was not beyond I Wells the l;ritlsh lightweight i bam reealr. Jplon ai . w York April it. VERMONT claimed hUU rut PKEblDtM UNEXPECTED ACTIVITY OF ROOSEVELT FORCES OF LIT TLE AVAIL IT IS SAID. Montpetier, VI., April I natwilwHra it lead, i s who have gathered here for to mon,,vv's stat' i -'invention to select the dehgates-at-large to the I'hlcago con vention agree that Taft is likely to hav e "fair sailing." so far aa ihe Green Mountain States is concerned. At the same time the TaJt supporters express surprise at the unex;ccted activity on the part of the ltoosev . it fun c. t'ntll ten ilajs ago there apM'arcd to be lit tle poMSibilitv that the Roosevelt s. n iliuent in Vermont would crystallze in to anything like active, opposition to the Taft movement. Since then, how ever, the Roosevelt leaders have been at lively at wis- k, their efforts being i hietiv aarjamstaatafj la tag Beeaml dis trict, wiiich selects its two dclegatea tamay. The First district, whkh meets today in Murlington, and the state convention here tomorrow are gen. rally coiicedid to Taft. Maine Republicans. Rang or. Me., April 9. Views ex pressed bv the delegai.s alrcad. ;. the field presage a bitter contest m the Republican state convention, whii ii i. to meet hCte tomorrow for the selec tion of delegates to the national con vention at Chicago. Moth the TaA and Roosevelt factions are especially de sirous d' viior in Maine, because of the et't.-ct it may have upon the primaries and convention t be held later In the other New Krvgland state. Taft will have the greater num . i ol instructed dclegaP in the Maine con vention, but the large number of un inslructcd delegate makes it Impcs sible to predict the result with cer tainty. Bay City Banquet. Ma; City. Mich . April A. -At the McKinley iub bamiuet, which in to be eiv.n here tomorrow night on the eve of the Republican Suite convention to select delegates t the Chicago conven tion, the Taft administration will bo represented on the speakers' list by BOjl tary of 'ommerce and IgahaC Na gel. Former Senator Allx-rt J. Bever de ot Jdujuiiu will appe:v a tho chief spokesman lor the Roowvelt andi da v . Teddy in Pennsylvania. Plttahuiaj, Fa., Ami I 4aganaaaj with a spetx-h in this city tonight. Col. Roosevelt plans to mak. a whirlwind tour of Petinsv lv aula in an effort to si ure us many as imsstblo of the nlx iv -tour lebatcs to the Republican national convention who will be se lected in the State iwimaries next Sit urday. In acklition to delivering set speeches in Pittsburg. Philiaielphia ami xrantoti tie win make numerous car-end addrcss-s in the large cities and towns. COPPER SUPPLIES DECREASE. New Vork. April !. The statement of i ne oper i 'reducers association tcr March shows a decrease of stocks o.i hand of ,r7J.431 ismnds. compared with the pr.wions month. The production for the month was l., 691,601 pounds, an increase of 9,606,992. TWO HUNDRED OR MORE DROWNED LA ROE NUMBER LOSE THEIR LIVES WHEN EXCURSION BOAT SINKS IN NILE. Cairo. P) pt April A lareja num ber of passengers were drowned last night by the sinking of a Nile exi ur slon steamer in collision with 'nether -team. r. near Q Iro. The steamer car ried three hundred passengers who were makina an Faster holidav tup t the River Iom. It is not yet known how ma.nv lives were lost, but one re port estimates two hundred were drew nod. It ts considered improbable mv Am erican tourists were n board. REFUSES TO DRINK; SHOT. Chicago Man's Quarrel With a Com panion May Result Fatally. Chicago. III.. April . Uecsuse he refused to drink another glass of Rudolph Hoffman, aged 4!, was shot and prohaftdy fatally wounded todny by John Rauer. The nun were drink ing beer with a companion In thetr room "I will never drink nnother gla.s of Isvcr as long as I live," said Hoffman as he refused to drink with Hauer. A quarrel resulted and as Hoffman at tempted to leave he was shot by Bmmr, McFARLAND GETS OFFER SCORES THOSE rrnu titiiitiit DUTY OF C.O.P. At N. Y. State Convention Dr. But. ler Assails Exponents of Re call of Judiciary GIVES REPUBLICAN PLATFORM Says Party is Infested With Pat ent Medicine Men Befor New York Convention, Colum bia University Head Denies Par ty is for Sale. Rochester, N. Y., April !. Ienuncia tion of the critics ot the Republican party within and without its ranks, of political patent medicine men,'' of "the men who would destroy the in bpendent Judiciary" and of those who tell us that we must buy their political patent medicine or fail to carry the next providential election." formed the k note of the address be fore the Republican state convention here tiday of Nicholas Murray Ilut ler. president of Columbia I'nlversity. the convent ion's temporary chairman. "The Supreme Issue of lilL'" was the subject o Dr. Hutbr's address. This he defined as "the maintenance ol our Republican form of government.-' In conclusion, lie declared that the chief measures of progress con fronting the nation ware the enact ment of a workingman's compensation law enactment of proter monetary legislation, revision of proper mone tary legislation: revision of the tariff, supplementary legislation to the anti trust law, Judicial settlement of in ternational disputes: economy in gov ernment, and legislation to shorten the law's delay. He said. In part- "What criticism is made of the Re publican administration of the nation during the past sixteen yeors? Then is. first, the honest and fair criticism of our opMnntn from whom we differ in many matters of fundamental isdi tical polk'j. This criticism is a na tural and aaaajamrj incident in the condia t f a reputtdhaji fonu of gov ernment. Sex'oud. there is vrils ism from an element whih. however rum t reus, is certainly in full possession of its powers of speech, and which ie found in part within the ranks of our own party and in part within the ranks of the Democratic party, it includes the whole of the SK'iallst party as well ag some of those whose mental egaV dltioi: i one of such tdlssful elevation that they mi. t find any political as sociation piite satisfactory to them. Assertions Are Groundless. "These critics tell us that we are be hind the times; that we are, in the significant languaare of the gaming t..Mc. stand-patters; that we have lost tom b with the march of progress; that we are oAit of sympathy with the set isfax'tioo of the deepe.st human m-eds and with the alleviation of human suf fering; that we put property rirhts hagra human rights: atsi that sisiia. means violent it possible, peaceable if necessary must 1x. found to free the mjsejtmmujt from our raraly .inn on trol. "To one who knows the political his- t"i-v of the I ' ii j ted States, these charges seem -strange. I idol. QajM wondei whether he is really listening to the speech of sin- men or to the incoher ent ravines of Hcdlam. "The answtr cincs beck that our whole form of government is askew, that the Republicans and the ls-mo-ats are equally at fault, that all de partments of the government are con trolled by spe ial and material inter -ests; and tlmt tkB people, whose gov ernment It is, have no kuiger any voi -In its management If these state ment were made of the government oi Russia In the seventeenth century, or of the government of China under the Mumhii kings, or of the govern ment of an nnrefonmtl Turkey, they would neither surprim- nor ahum us. i'.ut tiny are made of the government i. the Cnit'fi States-. These statements are so prcjxtMtcrou. s contrejry to re- vrui'd and demonstrated fart, and In trinsically so absurd, that unless we were constantly hearing and reaxhng them we might have difficulty In pr suading oursvtvee that they are roally made "Thw extra ordinary statements ap. pear to mean. ; tar as they mean any thing intelligible, either that the Aai- in an M ij; are .ncmpeiterit for sell -k vernment, or that they have crmtevl a grivernmental machinery which, while In form under- pciiar eontroL Is really maniuued by private and spe--lal interests. The Recall of Judges. Kxanurie for a moment these aWel natives. If the American jwopo- are lneiinnetent for self-government, then It can make little difference whet pro gram we propose or whet camMdatrs ol Sooner or later a people in- compitent for self-government will pass under the lMel of a despot where they belong. it ippHrs. on further Inquiry, that what is really meant Is that represent. Continued on I'sgfe Four.