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THE CALUMET NEWS 1 HE CALUMET NtW8 18 A f THE WEATHER: MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRE88. TODAY'8 NEWS TODAY. I I LIGHT SHOWERS LATE TO NIGHT OR FRIDAY. x. VOL XXI CALUMET, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL IJ, 1912. NO. 139 GREAT DISORDER AT THE MICHIGAN REPUBLICAN CONVENTION ROBERT H. SHIELDS IS NAMED TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN BT TAFT COMMITTEEE MEMBERS Attempt is Made by Opposing Tem porary Chairmen to Open Meet- ing: at the MILITiA AND POLICE STOP FIGHT Jack Cremer, of Marquette, a Taft Man, Hurls a Roosevelt Speaker Prom the Platform TWO CONVENTIONS ARE HELD Bay City, Mich., April 11. The T .(ft Roosevelt factions disrupt ed the Michigan state Republican convention today, and after a sen sational three-hour fij ht the Roosevelt leaders and delegates, after electing a national delega tion, withdrew to carry the ques tion of disputed delegates before the national convention. The Taft forces claimed the regular convention and began the organ ization. They will elect six dele gates atlarge to the national con vention. After waiting for three hours, Beveridge told the leaders he would decline to deliver his sched uled address. It is said the sena tor took the position it was not for him to decide the legality of either convention. He then with drew from the armory. Bay Cttjr, Mi. h.. April 11. With all c- h-gates-at-largc to I he Roptrblu an icnnl comention and tla- im.'siLc ol I ...Mintf th, tntc eot.vent1.rn for ih.1v! x"n"ls- r I ett -.it; aiybran: W emulous. imihhlte pi the prize Mi. higan Ti.li!"1 l5Ui's; 11. K. Ilougey. of ml Hoofevelt itcpublican entctv.i the Traverae: Theodore Joalya, of Adrian: tate convchtloa here to.iav attempt- and D. Oordon, of Mldlaml ii tn mi i vsv ihian tam i , Roosevelt Wins in Maine. LSI i d.-lejates leftNU) mn he placed, Ail.-r a nlyht spent m oonfefeaii , s. at which r.o ajiieeincit ".id- reflected, th. leadera of Path side ordered their fol lowera to "ftpnd lit and tiKht 11 out n the ivr." The bitterness rami' t.- a head with :ast night 'a apeclal meeting r th.- m - orlty or the .ncmbers ol the stale central patnntlttee, which took nctintJ rovaarttla to Thii. sfter this action :,n poseible uu'ims of compromieina the flghl apparently went a -ffllmhli rimj Mayor WopaVafl piacad almost the .utile police lotce on duty in the COH ent Ion hall and many detectives were present to aravattl poaelbie dlaordt. Militia Company on Guard. I'oilowing up the initiative diaplaytHl at the special state central committee meeting1 the Taft mammers pushed ' h. ii .id aula ;e l as air inc . hai i;e ! the convention auditorium shortly af ter uiiduiKht. Arraasavaenta were made I.. kee, out till papgaan laeking or .ientiala. I apiain He. !-w ith anl member:, of oinpiuiy H, aatl nai guard, paoh 1 ii.ii'Ke of the convent i hall act. r. Ihe time scheduled for le open in ; ..' !;. cetnenlloll. I he Uoosevelt and Taft delegiaio:8 front Detroit kept outside the building. I'p to 11 o'clock then was no .lisoider, although waiting dftcgntcw cxpiesyeil impatient Shields Leads Taft Forces. While the militia held the front of 'he entrance of the arinory against eighteen bundled delegates and run l. sled h legal e. menrDers of the state Mitral committee headed by llobi ri H Shi. Ids. of Houghton, were atinilt 'l to the hall nt th- side cntrnmc ill. Tall lorcoM thua secured the first iragettc advantage In the light in the control of the convention. A little later t'halrman Knox and rtner Senator Mevertdge. of Indiana. were admitted at the ride en- J irance Knox protested auainst the BC lioii of his (immittee hut he was ot . d down. The committee proceeded i" house Shields temporary halrnuin nd went ahead with the agattajl BT longemanla for the delegates waiting "iitrtde. Shields ggJd he expected lo "i'll the convention to order at 1 o'clot'k. WhHfl the Taft forces held the ar tiory In this manner the Rooeeve'd ' ol.ri conlerred at a hotel s. vctai s,iuates distant and prepared to .o to ihe convention to seat their IggR) ' halrmaa, Tinman II. Newberry. Shield's Orders Obeyed. Rcfore the doors of the hal! k IV tl Shields ordered the militia and ...die. to admit only those delegatts with ' 'ids h.-arlng the signature of S. i I lrj King, of the state calral oom mittee. OhalrVMsg Knox instructed the auarda to allow no one to enter galea 'a- carried a card banting Ma ghnaa- ure. Vftar ri'-eiing conflicting orders the guards opened the front doors. nl " legates henrlng cards signed l.v Kum u,re admitted. Thus the T.f( for. - "" " the hull, d spite the frantic el Same Time Toils of the contesting Raeaaweft men to gain entrance at til side doors, win dows anil basement . Jack Cremer Gets Jiolent. The opposing chairmen uttemuKod at the MNJM moment to open the cnv... lion. W. D. Oor0O of Midland, a Ib.os.vclt c.inniiti. .!!). in, sprang to the ill P Mti .iii.-mpi.-.l to addrilgg the '(invention. He wax hurled from the pi e J. I Cromer, of Maripict to, editor '! the Mur.iiette Chronicle, a Taft num. 'Ihe polio ami militia fort ' d hick a hundred nu n u In. sought to teVka a hand in the affair. All at tempts to nuiet the 1 1 el eft a t 'H weenie I USeh'SH. Despite the disorder, both the Taft anil Roosevelt fore en attempted at lie MUM time to organize the conven tion. Two policemen stood guard, .wer I'orm.-r Senator Albert M.- ci idf . wlm bad been swept from his seat during! .... the (jor.ion-Cremer light The K' scvelt lore s named as dele. uu,eH-ai -i.hhc, - .oern.it tiEnorn. has Kangor, Me. pril II The candi dacy of I'olone! Hoos. velt will be sup ported by Maine si tw. le dclettatesi in th.- Republican aaiioaal oaatVantlais. Ten wete chos.ii at the Republican slate convention and at three "f the four district convention held ve.nr day afternooii and last night. The Oth er two were elected i Week ago in the Itral d'strht. Instruitiene were not formally glveg in the case m the fourth ilisliict dclegrataa Pul all those chosen were named en ball ds headed 'Roose velt delegate." The Roosevelt leaders had a good working majority In the state conven tion, the vol. tor (it lnajglgg) g atlga being i t! to j-.it. Taft Victory ir Vermont. Ilontpeeiar, vi.. April 1 1. - r the iglit V'erutont delegates to the Repub lican convention at I'hk.igo. two dls iri. t delegates will no instruct d UM Taft iimf two for Roosevelt. The four cel. c.it.s -at - large nr.- unplei'.ged, al though the slate convention ycsicrday mdaraed Preeideni Taft'a admitUatra tion and all four dale V a tap exprehu d a peraonai desire for bis rdnonttnatien. Roosevelt Men Spring Surprise. -lav Ion. Mo. April II. The St. Louis county rteptpattcaa convention sprang gUTprlea today n the Taft leaders by electing :i solid Rooaevelt delgajatloti to the stale convention Accor.lillK to the Roosevelt leaders this itl-'ire- HobaevehYg control of the state con vention, ami will give him four dele pates-. it -large, with the slate'n en dorsement. Roosevelt Campaign Cards. Washington. April 1 1. 'hairman Olxon of the Roosc.clt committee slat ed that L'.fiOO.OOO cards have been dpi trlbutcd t voters IP Pennsylvania, hearing the names ot the Roosevelt Aetagatea nt Baturday'a prlwiatipa, en dorsed by a fuscimlle of Roosevelt's signature. ThU action is dug t the ''hargct- tint delegates not in rympalh with Roosevelt have been put on lick ets In many districts as "Roosevelt del egates" Complete Pennsylvania Tour. Philadelphia. Pi Aril Jl Rsse xelt started out fresh bnlay for the last leg M Ihe present Rieaklng tour. I'm too hapftv to talk." ww all he had to say In the way of an Intel view before he left. His tour today takes him through part f the ggdtafgl ml ..I R iinsv lv aiiia and he will ar rive In New York Int. this afternoon. ENGINEERS TO HOUGHTON. The rnlumet KiiKineets buke Icll team will have n the r. :m o'clock street i at i roin the end of the car line si Sivth street this evening. taf Houghton, wbete they will meet th" team representing the Hough! n Light infantry and later will attend th" ban- ..ii. i gatggj arranfad wt the Honffctai company. Thaau who win make the trip are gaatjamin, Rugiarfprd, Hanrj .Johnson. Futon. I "rank H'ann. NN Liu. l.v man FYlmodlg and Knowles. PREMIER TALKS EOR IRISH BILE Home Rule Measure Is Introduced In The Commons By Asquitb Today MAJORITY OF PEOPLE IN FAVOR Declares Minority Should Not Thwart Will of the Many Great Crowd m Galleries When Long Expected Bill is Presented For Consideration. London, April 11 The Irish hem rule hill. I he third effort made by tin Liberals in a quarter of a century to settle the itiaiTcl between Of I gait ain and Ireland, was introdiK ed in the CownuMM this afternoon by lYeimii As.puith. The oflkial title of the 1 1 1 la "The government of Ireland bill." The dlploi matle and public naltaclgg aerg ilil.d to Opacity, oveiv neat In the House heiiiK occupied and an overflow itoad on tin- gangw.iv s. The premier wag greeted witli he. 0 from tne Nate nulists ami Libert Is w in n he roat to speak. The people of It - I nrt, he said, w i . in favor of hoi:e rule and the right Oi the relatively small minority of llsici to veto the will of the vast Majority 1' the Irish people 'COtlld not he admitted. The ibill provides for the establieh- n ent of an Irish parliament, consisting o: a Senate and I'ommons with pawef ' - baa fhM .. .l l , ,'"; ' government in Ireland. Provision is mude tor the protection of retlgtoui equality. The lord lieutenant of Ireland is to hAve power to veto or miftpend 'hills' on Instruction of the Imperial exevu- I tive. The Irish pa rllnnient Is to have lower to reduce or discontinued I in - i perlal taxes, excepting income tax and J stamp and estate duties. EUGENE PERREAULT HERE. Marvelous Piano Player and Vance ville Artist Visiting Here. Bugjana Perraault. who. with htt wife, has been in vaaoeville for the past three year la visiting in alu met. Mrs. IVrreault is UBdaTdUlllg ir.atment In a hospital at Davenport, In., but will shortly Join Mr. IVr reault here and spend several weeks recuperating, Mr. and Mrs. Perreaull hav e. In en head-liners" on vaudeville bills on ull the large cir nils, having isltcd nearly i very ggftlgW of the country. Their apeclaltj la unlajne and ma haa a bin hit everywhere. Mrs. Per. reeull does character work, and is ac companied on the piano by her ho: band. Mi. Perreaull Is a natural mu sician, a skilled manipulator of the keys. As the haying goes, he cm ' 'make a piano talk." lie plays anv thing front n "rag" to Liszt's Rhap.o i No. j. lie dallghM in playaajg gad on' of his chiefest pleasures is to ha,vc his friends choose a selection, for he enn play it. Apparently there is no end to his lepertoire. His playliur is I delight fully expreentve, rtaptnilng tht Varying moods of rompogfiiona in a jmanner to excite admiration. NEW BISHOP CONSECRATED. Rev. F. A. McGovern Becomes Bishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Omaha. Metk, April II. In the area- nee of a great gathering of prelates and priests from a dozen Slates and of the Catholic laity of thla city and vicinity the Rev. h A. McOcarern was today cons. , rated bishop of Cheyenne' Wyo In succession to the Most Re. .'ames .1 K.ine, who recently be came archbishop of ltit)u.tie. Th. ereinony t.ok place this morninn ii St. John's hitrch. The consecrated prelate we Vrchtdshop Keane. II. was assisted by Mlshop Scannell o' ' gM 1st and Blahop Carrlgan of MosU 1'itj Blahop Tihen of Liniin preach' .d I ha caaaacretioti sermon. HUGHES 50 YEARS OLD. Washington. 1). C. April 11 The season oi birthdays is on :n the Su prania Oanri or the Dntted states. Vu ilay is the ;0th annlversnry of the birth of Jttatlce Hughes, the youngest mem ber of the court In slnt of years. et Wedaaaaag Jnatloa i o y win be yean old and Jngtl i Vandnveuter DEFEND THE PRIMARY FUND. LKnafng, Mich . AntU 11. -The nn nual Joint meetina of the Michigan puhiic arhool aupat latanaawta and school hoard members Mill be held in linsing April is and 1!. Kfforts will he ggntlnntd to defend the getwai'i shooi rand t inran it from beii.K abolished hy the l-ulslnture. and sin oppose passa i I a uniform text book law which inanv educators disfavor. honor women of THE CONFEDERACY MONUMENT UNVEILED AT CO LUMBIA SOUTH CAROLINA WITH IMPOSING CERE MONIES. Columbia, ft, i lArollna'a evei laKtin Women of the 'onl'i the lit m t monument tprtl II. BoMth mi tin rial to the !. ;a. 1 , said to be lo women ever i. i".i independent l v i v a stati, was iinvelled lure today with splendid Cyretnuoloa, The tlcVernor and ...her officials, the State military, the I nlted Daughters af the Confederacy, Liu Tinted 'onfedcraie Veterans and deli nations of college siu.l. nis and other visitors in. m all parrs ol ihe Slat participated In the rei . inon i . The monument U'u d"s!gticil by Wellington Riiiksltil.l of Niw Vol'. The central figure depl ts n Southern woman, dig nind and beautiful, wan ;ng to be .rimiicil n the tlgm generations unborn alinll heat the .-on- In the rear. in elth. r side are olh-T figures representing the South, bear ing laurel to lay q the hetoim -Th. m. .st Important ins.riidinn on the monument says: "In this monument j of a great people U'xllfviiiH to th. mhhme devotion of the women of South Carolina ' ihelr rountry'H tl.-ed." MAD WOMAN AT BIER. Aged New York Mus dan Found Dea'J in Weird Manner. New Yoi'k. April ii. Lou la ;. Par ma, an aged muUtclan, director ol the ! 1 K -onaarvptor ol StUi Harlem, ili.-il sud.len . . vuJentlv lion: natural causes but under weird cir- i cumstunccs. H's bodv va.s ti-. v er. n in a l.cked room w !lu- con:- t ..tm; , where a woman also was found suf fering from a mental strain ami who Wgg later taken to U llevttc hospital for aaaaaaapUaav uv i.vtii .us n . , lal.iishe.l. Attention of oi ipants ol tr iid- mg was aitraci,.i to tha director';' aoosa iv peais oi hyaterloal laughter issuing from it. Whag the dOOff was hroken in, the bod) of the man HOI on a bed which w is littered with paper and clothing. Beside the body sat lot hysterical woman. Mystery In the . uat deepened as in quiries lis to th. identity of tie wollu.l. in the baae Wile prosecuted To the h.oitsi keep, r at the conservatory she was known tcry.' "ihe woman of mys- VOTE IN FAYOR OF NEW CONTRACT SAID NINETY PER CENT OF SOFT COAL MINERS HAVE VOTED FOR AGREEMENT. Indianapolis Ind., April 11. "Ninety ment or the eciuipment should txi suJ Pr cent of the soft coal miners have jei ted fo unjust criticism, in his opin approved the jroM)sed two-year wane 1 ion. ccntra.'t, said Secret ury Treasurer I'erry of the Min. Workers today. Next Monday the tellers will count the Oal lots here and h oflgolal renull will be known by night. Favorable in the West. Daa Motnea la., sprtl n Nearly iif- teen thousand miners of District 13 1 trioua h. ro the reraaiaa of OeneraJ voted yestcr.iav on the proposit mi; ofIhSlp Keari.v. who was kilhil n the aeoaptlntl the new" amgge agreeraent I battle of Chaatilly, while lending drafted at Cleveland Ohio. 'H..- remill his division of the Third Army Corps of the balloting will not he known for aeveral days, it said the propositi oi win be ggeapted. GOVERNOR SIGNS BILLS. Measures Passed by Special Sessions Are Made Laws. Lansing. Midi.. April 11. Oovernor sborn has affixed his signature to tin following bills: House bills: - Amending aci incorporating rltlca ol the fourth class ralataVC to raising tive par aani of the ttanghle propertj for graatfcm f acnnal hnHdings, etc Amending law relative i.. tin admls slon of nttorm v s to pmctlca at H" bar of the state. Authorizing township of Altiion In Calhoun CO Wit) to bortow monev in pay ccrialti Indebtednani to the count) of CuJtMUn ami gchaal dtotrlota. rroviding for an ggfpiuprtatlon t er-t nrmoi i. s Ariel Ir law to preset ihe foi the comliM , inir and prevent fraud at elec tions. Amending law providing fof th pro tection of birds, making .dosed gang 1 on iuall. s. n .t. Mlla: Constitutional amendment providing f..r womnn suffrage. f.in to praveal graWat antral ol saloons I ih bill nmcndlng bass law. Authnrhdn'g board of supervisors lo appiopri ue money Par ggjra ultnral mi- prot . in. ni MINISTERS TUNNEL WHY TO FRFFIMM M M I 11 I I.LLUVJTI Political Prisoners, Sentenced to Fifteen Years, Escape From Montenegro Fortress THEIRGET AWAYSENSAT10NAI Dig For Ten Months and Finally Reach Freedom Successfully Conceal Operations From Wardens, Although Nearly Discov ered at One Time. Lon Ion. April 11.- The thrilling es cape .d th.- faraaer (ofeifn miniater ..i .Montenegro. .1 uv anovl. h. with other r minlaterg who were fuftqa prisoners in the fortress at Podg i1t.a, is related in a Oonptantnopla dlapatott. Jimanovieh was ImfangOgpu with g Stole of colleagues in l!07, timler sen tence id serve Hfteen years for c.n- ipirg v against the dtiai, and for planning- the assassination of cabln-t ntiniatera and courtiers and also kuik allcholai ii he pi-ovei recnJeltradrt to their plans. at .lunaiiovf h ami M. Rml.c if -ii. who was president of the MontegTin ebanrher, grata nbnHnad to the same .ell. They hafgg tnnn.laig ten months ggjo and disposed of the evacu ated .iirih by throwing it down a drain. They worked assiduously, hiding the hobs they made with mat tresses am! feigning sickness. They prevented the removal of the muttrcsses and procured the removal l of their foot chains. After that the v ardent of tha fortress were augcas along of them gnd they were nearly discovered at one time, tnt Juvano vieh allayed suspicion. They continued tunneling and com rriunlctied wTtli the .ells of 'their ..; l agues, who shared in the digging Eventual!) they reached freedom on apM dark niu-lit. One of the prisoners died and they buried him. It is under stood the others escaped with Juva novich. SUGGESTS IMPROVEMENT. Precaution That Should Be Taken Here to Aid the Firemen. In ilscussing the recent hie In the I tollman ihns. a prominent Red Jaa- et baaanegg man ami one who has had considerable experience In fighting Dree, suggest. si that all buildlngjg af three r more stories si; "ii 1 I le pro vided with tire escapes and "open COCk" lofts, that la a lofl with an Open ing m tap roof. In ihe Itollmann Hal lire, which seemed to center larg -lv In the loft or garret, shortly after it broke out. the firemen would have been ahle to tl" much more effective Work, and pos- sihly have prevented a heavy loss, had t ti. y- heen aide to reach the garret !V means of an ienlnig in the roof. They did the ilM-St they could under the cir- i amntgniag and neither tha ddpart- MOVING GEN. KEARNY'S BODY. Remains of Civil War Hero Being Brought to Northern Vault. New York. April 11. With the bou rns befitting the memory ..f an lllus- of the Army of the Potomac wete re moved from the family vault In Trin ity i'hurchv -ard today to the t'ity Hall. Tomorrow tha bed) will ic ldai-.M on i spe, ial train and taken to Washington. where It will be interred In Arlington Cemetery, an appropriation of lftdl lulv ing been -na.le b) CgggganJ stanrnifV home State of New Jersey to cover the st of removal and ceremot MORE EPISCOPAL BISHOPS. Vacancies New Existing Will Be Filled at Conference Today. New York. April 11 In response to the call of the Presiding Mlshop, th Rt, Hcv. Daniel R. Tutth) of Missouri the IJj.isi'opMl House of Kishops as sembled In this city today for a ggagdaj m.-iiing. The iJs i : the m. e.n.g Is understood to he to fill ViUaneles now existing in the House of Itishops Several sees ale now vac mi. among them South Imkota. The see contains many Indians n-id there has been talk of creating a separate diocese for ihe Indians and elect In an Indian clergy man t- te bishop (f t. TEN MILES OF SHADE TREES. K.nnewiok. Wash., April 11. The poopm r Kennewteg '-Minv- plant, d leu miles of sha'le trees along the I ..n'. of the Cohitidd i ItHer as their con tribution t" I'e State-Wide ehsetvanie of Arbor luv Ibisin. ss in the town was gent-rally ggNBjgn I while ih- cltir.ens turned gfd en mase for the tree planting, asks ruling on (QUESTION WHETHER MEMBER SHIP IS TO BE 490 OR 531 IS NOT YET SETTLED. Washington. April 11. A ruling from lh '1. p.ii i in. nt ol Justice vvhcthei I he electoral cafiajps thut vsiii Naaaa th ta xi president will . .insist ..I 1'JO or ;,::i inemiM-rM has been asked ihe I otitic roiniintiee on Jndieiary. Tbe larger Nuntbei is in ineetUn on the K'ound that f 'oiigi seaWuitl reapportlotnaeal Mill net he in.efTe.t until March l'ounh. The quewtlon will not effect the coavaettlnet as the national com oiittees have fixed the number of dele gate arbitrarily in accordance w.th ihe new appol t it.nmelit. AGED 114: IS IN WANT. Woman Whc Gave Sixteen Sons to Army Asks Pension. Washington, April 11. -Mrs. S..'i'.h w..ne of Jacohsburg. Hel.nont .inin ty. ( ., who is 114 years old, aocoedhtg to authantlg records. g an applicant for an increase in pension from $1. to $IOU a month. A special hill in her behalf. intr.Kluced by Kepresent i tiv .- 1- rat:- is of hi. is now under I oanldgriUiuU by tin- eonunlttec on invalid ganatana, Alts. Sweenev's first husimnd was ('haries Brandan, g ggtgeet af the Heal Onn war. She b.re hiin ivventv-two Children. Upon his i.'ith she 'as gMUTtad tQ William Swu nev. who had eleven children, making; a combined lamtly of thirty -three chihir.-n. Six teen of Mrs. Sweeney's sons enlisted in th. union army during tic civil yvai. one son, John Brandon, of company K. Fifteenth Ohio volunteers, dl g in the Andersonville prison. He was her chief support and on account of his death he was granted pension at i month. Mrs. Svve. nev is now in feeble health ml r :i ; n-l a : . .rdiHK 1" the evidence submittetl i the house commui.e. She is almost be hi less ujol requlraa constant attendant. An oi painting Of Ike gtgteen so Idler sons of Mrs. Sweeney hangs in the s , at. -house at ('..Iambus. ns an ex hibit represent! i. k the gi eat est number id soldiers from one family to enlist In the union army from any state. FIELD HOSPITAL HEAD Col. John Van Rensselaer Hoff, Found er of Movement, Retires. Washingf. n. I. ".. AfTtl 11. Col. John Vim nUrueaetaer Baff, of tho tlnlt ad sttites Army Madlanl Corpn aaaaad hi a. tiv.- ntraaf Of forty years in the army aadny. having been trangdaraad ... the retired list by operation gf law on account of age. CaL Hoff is known as the creator of the I'nited BtMaa i i Id Hospital as it exists in the army today. 11. Is responsible als,. t.,r mm h of the d. v elopm.-nt in sanitation its a bmncll of medical gHanca. Oak Hoff is a na tive of New Yolk State and entered the army soon after the close of the gfffj war. Be was conspicuous for his services in the great army camps es tablished during the w-ar with Spain Later ue fad duty aa chief gurgeen pal tlen. Chaffee's staff, wlagg the allitd armies ent"i ed l ckitig during the lVx er troubles. If. 1m.". he refirescnte.l the I'nited .states as militat "os. rv ei during the Kusso-Japanese wai. QUEEN'S MAID OF HONOR. Lady Eileen Butler Becomes Bride of Marquis of Stafford. London. April 11. With the King and ii smiliiiK approval. l.a.K 1 i- d. en Butler, the yueen's nvoet aann tiftil maid gf honor, today became the bride of tha Maixpiis . t Staftord. at the most brilliant wedding that London . Xpecfs to se, this season. The hriib ,s ,,u, .uughter of I,.rd and I -i.lv ; Iinesborongh, while the bridegroom is the s.m and heir of the Duke of Suth erland. St. Peter s was the scene of the wed ding ceremony. The bride, who was plven away h her father, had no rew er than fourteen bridesmaids. The bridal town was of rich brocatelle. Isitterned with a large ddgn in told, it was In the form of a. Venetian lobe, cut sqimre to outline a yoke I t old Irish la. .- The we.l.llns: r.-ccption was held at tlrosvepor House, lent for the occa sion by the Dak. and Duchess of Westminster. It brought lagjathei VW tually all f the member" of London's highest social set. and was as brilliant as the marriaare ceremony. GOOD BASKET BA!.L. Some g .od basket baP games were witnessed last evening .n the V M. t . V N.wspapcr league. The News team defeat, d the Journai team 13 to 10, ehilr the Miner team defeated the Pai' ah htl by the score of 2i tn I ne of the closest games played this season in the league. The Times team swamp ed the :.i.ettes. the final ggarg being M to ?7. 1 he Times tnm leads the league, and it Is general l.v ..needed th.it this team will win th.- league championship. NO TRUTH IN REPORT POPE PUIS IS DEAD Catholic World Greatly Stirred by Dispatch That Pontiff Had Passed IS NOT IN CRITICAL CONDITION News Sent Out From Madrid, Came With Suddeness Health of Head of Church Unsatisfac tory But He is Attending to His Duties. Rome, April 1l.The report of the death of the pope is untrue. The pope continues his dady au diences. He -eceived today Cardi nal Delia Volpe, Prince Borghere, Senor De Estrada, the Argentine minister at the Vatican, and fam ily, and Count and Countece Jonghe. Afterwards tHe pontiff greeted a number of Italians and foreign personalities. Madrid. April 11 A dispatch re ceived at the Xutu iatuTe this morn ing announced tho pope, was dead The absence of any word from Rome for more than an hoor after the receipt of the first dispatch from Madrid, to gether with a complete lank of Infor mation at the offices of the cardinal, other Catholic dignitaries of this and other countries added a further ques lion a.s to the authenticity of the Ma drid r. Hrt. Rome did not . ..iittmi the repuri wod no other capital ot Kprop.. with he exception of London, report ed the receipt of any messages on tha sublect. The. London message was identical with that which reached here. The Madrid report of the death of the pope came with startling sudden ness, and was taken with all reserve until the direct news denying it -was received from Rome. Nothing within the last few .leys hss Indicated the is in a critical condition, al though his health for some time has l I unsatisiactet y. On March J5 he WggJ compelled to suspend his audi ences for a few days, awing to a egajgn, gnaaaggauatsal 'by catarrh, on .Match '.'7 he resumed his audiences. Among those he greeted that day were three hundred Americans. They noted a slight pallor and some hoarseness in the pontiff's speech, hut beyond that there was m evidence of serious phy sical disability. No News Received in U S. "Washington, April 11. The Charge d Affaires of the Papal legation said lo hail no Rome advices confirming' the report of the death of the poiie. It v as said if a ills-patch had boon sent to Madrid an identical dispatch would have been sent to Washington. Car dinal Karlev al New York, had receiv ed no news of the death. London Without News. London, April 11, -Secretary of Car dinal Hoiirne says he hvar.l nothing: ot the death of the poe as rerted in i Madrid dispatch. Error Caused Death Report. Madrid. April 11. -The statement I at the p. p.- wns .had was due. it Is believed, to an error in deciphering a iiussage from Koine, PRESBYTERY MEETING. Copper Country People Have Promi nent Places on Program. Copper country representatives at the annual spring meeting gf the Lake Superior Presbytery at Eecenaba. had I prominent place on the program, yesterday. Rev. Prank P Knowb-s of Houghton gave an interesting ta'k on the Sunday school woik ywterday icern ng and lr. 1 J. Stalker of Calu met, who is a member of th .-ollege beard, gave g tHlk on the work the gi gam is doing and a simitar dls. us sion on the work of the Presbyterian Lrotherhood. At the meet inn of the Woman's Missionary Boclety, held In conjunc tion with the Presbyterv meeting. Miss Kthel MacKensle of Calumet read a pnp. r n, rh Stranger Within our Ghttag The Presbyterv meeting came to A - lose last night ar.d the delegates from Calumet and other parts of the copper coiinirv ar- expected home today. JARVINEN-LEHTO MATCH. Jarvlnen and Lehto. the well known Pinnish cat. h-as-catch-can wrestler, will wrestle in Muluth Thursday even ing of next week for a mine of Jl,"'!0. Considerable lera) Interest in Isdng manifested In Ihe outcome. Saturday ivenmg mxt w eek .Inr vimn and Zbv sr.ko will meet st the ' ' -trs. fnd the piomotcrs predict there will he :i .-rv large attendance.