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THE CALUMET NEWS
f THE WEATHER: THE CALUMET NEWS IS A i MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED I I RAIN TONIGHT OR TUES PRESS. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY. DAY. COLDER TUESDAY. VOL XXI CALUMET, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, MONDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 15, 1912. NO. 142 TITANIC, BIGGEST BOAT IN THE WORLD, MAY BE DOOMED r HITS AN ICEBERG OFF THE BANKS OF NEWFOUNDLAND; THE 1,470 PASSENGERS SAFELY TAKEN OFF Most Startling News Which Has Come in From Sea Since Advent of Wireless Telegraphy ON MAIDEN TRIP TO NEW YORK Two Steamships Many Miles Away, Get Distress Sig" nals and Rush to Rescue of Big Ship LATEST REPORT IS THAT HALIFAX, APRIL 15. THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT MA RINE AGENCY RECEIVED A WIRELESS LATE TODAY THAT THE TITANIC IS SINKING. STEAMERS ARE ENDEAVOR ING TO BEACH HER. THE VESSEL COST TEN MILLIONS. Wireloss at noon showed that the passengers of the Titanic, from Southampton for New York, which struck an iceberg off New foundland last night, were being transferred to the steamer Car pathia, wh-ich left New York Ap ril 13 for Naples. At that hour twenty boat loads had been trans ferred to the Carpalhia, and allow ing forty to sixty persons capaci ty to each lifeboat some eignt hun dred or twelve hundred persons had alraady been transferred. The Liner Parisian, close at hand, was .-.susting in the rescue. The latest reports indicate Ihe transference of pastengere is bemg earned on successfully and safely. Trie sea is smooth and probably all the pasaanners of the Titanic are safe. While bedly damaged the Titanic is still afloat and is mak'ng its way toward Halifax under its own steam. The accident occurred at 10:25 last night, four hundred miles south of Cap! Race jnd about eleven hundred miles east of New York. A wireleJs from one of the Ti tanic'e passengers said: "All pas sengers safe." The Titanic's passengers will be landed at Halifax. w York. April I.". A midnight w I relets received from tin- tcamliip! I'M. mil announced that tin- liner ;it '.2'j o'clock last night MriM k ;ir. loe I burfl 'ff the bank of i w iiurdlnial i n ikI h'hk In a Kinking condition. Tin last ward Kent by the operator said the M wi hh apparently doomed, "Hink-i Ing by the head," ami thai the women passengere were lM'lnn rushed lnt tin'1 iili' boats. Tin fr ass-unrig feature! was that the weather was ca Itu and I i loar. The steamer Virginia:; me hundred and aavawly miles nw.n. got fehp TI-! Unit's virelc distress signals and rted at full speed to the aeene The Virginian should ranch the Titanic by I" o'clock this morning. Th Olympic, tine hundred ami Hixiy miles away, heard the dlatreaai calls and should ! ih thi Titanic nt '- o'clock this af 1 i noon Titanic on Maiden Trip. The Titantie Ik on Its maiden trip and t ntrii a fourteen hundred and aev nty r-asyengerp. Aboard are Mr, ana lrs. John Jacob Aftor. Alfred ;wnne Vandertrilt, Major Afcfiabmld Btttt alda President Taft. r. D. HJllet, artist, President Hay of the Grand Trunk ri ad, W. T. Htoad and llcnjamln Cug- geiihcim. Steamship men here today cbJafae tcrixed the disaster as the most tartllltg news w hich hu come in from sen ain-e the advent of wireless teleg- mj He. .1 ..I Slnkinn "7 ' " . HW rK, vpril i- 1 rkrm frees lust night received from Cape ' the following At 10 IT. last night the steam-hip Titanic a lied Q- O." anM reported having struck an IceWrg The st . a m -ei aald Immediate asitatice w.-i re nuired A half hour afterward BaV "thr-r message came, report! Op the) v.ere slnklnp hy the head and that Mi. a imoa pnfp beipp pHl off 1,1 ,if' hints. The weather was aim and clear, and Titanlc'a erlmleaa . pernio' '' ported, and gave the Misltl"n ol the vessel as 41:48 north latitude, and no M u.st leapt pjd Rertdtaj the Vlminlan and OtyWspiC, I he steamshlr BaltU-. two h Mad red miles east of the Titantie, also Is niak- iiiir nil rnaal'hle wpeisl low ai d the scene o the accident. The laet alanak4 from the Tltnni Ware heard i)v the Virginian at 12:'.'" a. m. The wlreleaa onierator on the Virginian eays the signals wore bhir 'id an1 pndfl aftnitlv. 2.330 Parsons on Board. LINER IS NOW SINKING The Titanic 1h the liigmst boat in the world. She has on boari'., Is sides fourteen hundreil and seventy assen tfOT. a crew Bf rtbertap ajpht Inindicd and sixty. A large iK-rcenlagc, if not i a majority of the pastw-ngers, are Am t i n ms BJad newspaper paatoM uimt Iic sieed today thy inipilrics fnuu hun- (Iritis nl persons asking for the lat- cat newa of the act ident. Vice I'reai- Ii nt l-ianklin. the highest oillclal of I the White star line, here, spoke rcaa- Mirlngly. any ing: We are absolutely aattafled if the steamer was In I colli hion with an Iceberg that the vapJM is In Bo danger. With numerous water Hht compartmentH the reports shoukl hat t imse apy sci inns anzSaty," Many Icebergs in Way. The 'presence of an unusually large nunnner of IcHn'rgs in the vath of trans-At lantic liners waa Indicated bjf wireless last week. Twelve hours te loro tlie news of the Titanlc'a ueci I'mt the HcriouH men u e of iciliei-gs was pa Ui ted out by the arrival here of tin steamer t'ai mania, which re- iMirted having dodged twenty-live Met iliergs, apme of them more than aV feat hiuh. The Caraajaata reisirted the BtoamaMp Niagara haul hud the worse extierl.-nce. hav imr iMimped into two I larpe !cr-; which punched holes in ' n r hull. The Titanic uiidouutedly run i 'nto the .same ico hank. Passengers Transferred New York. Ai-ril 1.".. The tranHferj el pas aaaapafl from the (MaPMad Titan-' I it la MM uniler way and twenty Imat Pads hare alreadj I u taken aibourd ; the ste une hip CarpathlH The aewe f the transfer was con tained in a wireless received by Vice Prcsiih nt t'ranklin from Captain Had-j deck of th" steamship tuympu'. rne dispat.ii stated the steamships Paris-, Ian and 'arpathla was in utten lance upon the TltMdp, Liner is Stilt Afloat. Montreal April tt.iAa saioglcldl llalliax report says the Titanic Is siill alloat anil making Its way alow-' y toward Halifax. PLANS FOR CHINA. P-etnier Convinced Country is Re aligning Itself to New Conditions. Shanghai. April 1 " Premier Tang Shao VI. speaUing on the snhji 'I if the .sta'l.llshmcnt of a stable aytcn ,,f jrn eminent, in the enepaa of ap . . . . . k. - i ...I ..II (1. . Intcrvit w. said that no i'ifi " admlnlstriitlv -e mil hinel would he in rklng order at Peking hy May 1. He pointed out thai a vast nunwar ot oe- tail and dimculties of atljustnieitt had epttpad delay In making a start with the new administration. Tang Shao Yi ha d.vlde.1 to leave for P king in a few days He eonsld .h.i a milltar,- Isn'vuuard as es- tort Is unnecesKHrv and h in ,n,i in rf rear the aotdlery m tared that in Peking. i Ipanelal omnlicatlons. he npye) la.ve been largel, responsible for the .l.h.v ol his departure. The majority Of ilv.se WhO had lMcn selected a- member! Of tin- cabinet he said, had -eeapiad Hie offered imludlng the foreign minister. Thn naaaaler considers that the for- elgn legations and the press are undu- , l,,,ntient He is llrmiy coiiMot I- I. t IKV'I S- rnai no- i tontine itir t.. the neae stat. 4.. I I J '111(1 Is realigning itself ..f al to the ft cab cnndltlona and at the same time ,uleiing down. Wilhur T. OfPney tli State consul, has now former ITntted turned over the ,,,., ,,at- to his successor, Ti nney. Prof Ci l. HAS FINEST New York. April LIGHTHOUSE. r,. what Id PaH to be the (Inert lluht-hoiiiM in the ...i ii i ItU Innond. Staten ls- world, locat lund whs nut into eomm dsslon today. 1. l-'li, il-1,1 the lleW H 1 ' ' eh .nnel leading into New York l.av and 1 Jj visible for twenty-one mlleo. The light la of 300,000 (Ulidle pow-r CHICAGO MAN MURDERED. CM, ,go April IV -vVntone ijuetar. Ked thlrtv. was called to the door of Ms home thla morning and tabbed to ath Seven men a..a,. cm - plklty in the murder were arreatet. BATTER DOWN THE CONVENTION DOORS Police Force Entrance Into Sev enth Regiment Armory, Chi cago, Held by Militia CO. DEMOCRATIC MEETING HOT Rival Factions Finally Name Two Sets of Delegates Sullivan Forces Withdraw and Hold Their Convention in An other Hall. Chicapo, April isTwo kppdrad and; lift p iindmen i his inornlng fnriin ti ( or. Inn around the Keventh replmenl aiinoi v , where the i ' iniMTatic county OOPVentit.n was In- h.hl. Aliatllc lo. the control ot the i (Hi entl'iu Is la ing waged hel wein the Sullivan and Hi iisi Harrison forces The police were sent to assist in enforcing the or ders of t'otmty Judge Oppapa, who ap pointed Election Commissioner i .ar necki (a Republican) to organize the coin ml Hp. Inside the armory one hundred mili tiamen remained throught the night. The guardsmen were upheld by a re straining order of SuiKrlor Judge Me Kiale) agalnst rwens. Bkfhl tric ruling of Judge I hundred police wore held in reserve. Cparpaold was refused aMSsfatttauaoo to the armory 'hy CapsPta Ibjajap of the Seventh regiment, who explained no (Mat would 'he allowttl to enter the hullilinr except those authortaed by John MeQUIen, lessee of th- J ! building, and county chairmen of thej Ii i lotratic COP Van tl OM. The Harrison I Hear-; dajanjaPP met in a nearhy hall, ' p dec ted tenxporary officers, lnarchel to the armory and awaited develop ' n.cnts optfdde, Coroner HofTman and 1 n mimiier of deputies arrived and bc- F.an sei-vliig the Injunction issm d bp Alt Klnlcy. At noon COUttty Jndpe Owen ap pared at the iirniorv ami demanded ihea&ir ix opened, Bakap mfuaad . -jr" i !i !ii .i . f (ioora. Asslatant OWef BthntdWui with an nx began battering tin doorn. fter the doors were battered the H( n st -Harrison delegates BJad In and in o. eeded in the seats. The militia 1 II - sli' offered no reslatannce. Thai Sullivan deh gates w ent to nn-j otlur hall to holt" their convention.' With tV'o St Is of delegate the state! convention at I'eoria will l otiliged i I,. decide which tat Hon U will seal. Reoublican Convention Harmonious. Otllnaan. IIIH April It, The laeaap. Iican tnunty convention met today in an atinowpheie of harmony. Reaolii-j doM endorsing the a Iministratinna Of Taft and Deneen were adopted. N i refereme was made to the canutuac Of Tart to aucceenl himself. It wag ex p 041 td the convention would name men i.ledce.l to Roosevi It and that almllar Inxtrnetlons would be ji1v'll all (no' i i ngn ssloiial district delegutee ex ce.pt Mu fifth district which waa car ried h Taft at the primaries. GEN. HORACE PORTER 75. Soldier. Orator and Diplomat Receives Congratulations of Frienda. Xew York Aoril t."..-tien. ilotacc , S1( r. orator and dlphatnal icceitred the conprntn kit lane of a hm.t Of frienda tl roughout t'no (onnti to lav on the o cislon of h'a se m liflh hlrtii(li annUcrsaray. QeHOral I on r Is repelled to be In the best of health. n Wednesday of thas wk he ia to deliver the PtPtlan at the an- - i lllng of the John PPad foptp statue in Waahlnatoa. it anat Colonel rralaC, Mho while I'riitid States nmbnasador to irppjubi found the ratPatap f the Itcvohnloiiary naval hero In an aban doned appaaiat in Paris anil had them luoiight tc their present tratapp pPaPa iii ,i vault of the ehapel at the Anna polis Nave I Academy. , HIPPOPOTAMUS A PIGMY. German Hunter Captures One Alive,, Also Dwarf Elephant. onrton, Airll IS. News has been received here that 'apt. Hans Hchrom l.urak, the well known Herman big name hunter, who Is a1 (present in LI-j Ii. rla. has captured and hs-s to hrinn alive to KuroH' a pigm nipopotamiis. death Iry the -p. lalists of Mm o1 w hl' h anky three atulTeil spocimene j Charles W, HOTee, the Amerlran hank are aetlaTad to exist In the world. , I of, hai begun his Until Ming at Ufa. Copt, S-hiomlnrgk has alwi allot a (The specialise- who examined Hie pigmy hippopotamus of the same kind American Pirate ht me convun ed Uial and has further dtaPPVagea an un- bp , an not live six mortthe, and th. known ilrawf elophant which. npaP I IwppoT hPfl Bean tied a gay. toaUsttoaa fOtty ariiwn, attalna the slae of a cow!pM,r f B,Mhrn lainpe a hi lost an,j of which ho ho to aeeure Ing apci linen. a liv SUGAR DOWN TWENTY CENTS. , w York pril .V -Refined flwm' aaa reduel ten centa per hundred j pound today. Refined -ugar waa m!uce,l ao addU .tlonal ten centa at noon, making the reduction twenty cents. 'GRANT S puce TO BE FILLED S0OH FALLS ON PRESIDENT TAFT TO NAME SUCCESSOR TO THE DEAD GENERAL. Washington, a,.i 1",. I'nuldi.nt '"al'i s i will Ih ealii tl nvon t" wict t an ofllcef of high rank s- command llr' eastern d4via4on of the arn y as well as to name an of'ii t r to the rank of major faeneral i aucceed Uencial Krednrhk l. (Irani, who died e ral jitu.N.s ;to at New York. Three names hav. Ismmi BUtratated as coiiuuandera ot the ca-.it in div.sii.i m order of tin ehiaieeH ihey are Major Seneral Thomas n iui . r. s. military apuleni) auporinten- ' delil. Major i id ei ii Willia.u II ( art r, a-astai t ciiiid ol tin- genorul st.m. BrlpadierOenera1 Tanker H. Hits ceeanMaadtaBi the dapai tntant of iho cast at New York. (ieneial 'artci had been i i Lul I i (omnum) , ,,.,, ,,,,,. . lh.e plans miht he changed i-isil. Practically all the l rigaM r gen. i .t!., seem to be posalbillt - for the pr i iiiotion to major Bjata tr il-h'p. I'i'ik. -dier-OfneeaJ l'Yederlk Kunetort, eon". aiandlna the departraerit of tin Luzoti in the senior among the hriKadiers. Fie ia only 47 yearn oh! and a'lU not Teller until H:'i. Thla latter phaac acta to prevent Ids mp; the t,m altlon a that would teal to lltv.k the promotion of olicers nlder than hlm- aeif. p.i : ividier-( '.eneral t'l I '-nco It. K warda, dsaol of the Insular bureau, ia mentioned as I"- possibility for the va cant hrlgadler generalship. He now holds the title ihmtigli hla pren4 of- WATER TO TOP OF TELEGRAPH POLES MANY BUILDINGS AFLOAT AND PEOPLE HOMELESS AT TAL LULAH. LOUISIANA. Talluhth, la., April 15. As fir .. He can reach, north, eaat and wescj from tap htuheai pont In this town nothing hut water can bo aeen. Tkp .MiKsissip; i's lli.o.l title is sw.epingl through the town with the sped ( i null race. ,M:in huildlnga arc iiiloat and scores (rf p i sons are homeleaa. A inile and a half north of here tlx water is up to the OTOaa arms ol the u l - gra h poles. The streets are full of 4oat. ana rnfte carrying household pooda ind getting people out ot ovoruoAea houses, (t is ImpaavjBaPl at this tlmt to estimate tin- iiioncU'ry li.ss. Tlnci snids of (attic, aheap amd Ions will perish. Thousands of uvrvx "f laud. IPaWh already pi mud. are ruiiu Xiiie-te.itlis of the population in lue o ci Mowed difctriit are nigro -s. LIVELY SESSION EXPECTED. Dauonters of American Revolution to Have a Ho'. Election. Washington, U. t'.. April 15. Merc man waa an lnsign4JtePat tnatuic in Memorial Continental Hall this aftci noon. when the scnty-tlrst Continen tal Qoncreea of the Dftpphtera of tin niini ,in Havoiutlop was formotij opeiH-d with an attendance ol near I J t.Ooo women, representing all seCtkNM of the country, 'ride la election year with the Daughters. The obi etruggh hetwecn the administration, party, headed by Mrs. Matthew T PcQtl j aiaptilaill general, and the insunreiu-. heaaled by Mn- wunatti cumminpa Story, of New Vi.rU, will aga n break into life, It is said, ami an exciting eePJPJ ntion is ppectPB. The pre leadings of the com i attoti will octnip) the entire week. S venl notable features ot entertaiirnient have I. ecu ariaiiKed to interapei He the utni ness session . Tie liid(iii and Mrs Taft will m-eive the rarleg.iteb at th White House Thrrrday aftornoon. C. W. MORSE'S END NEAR. American Banker G van no Hope by Specialists in Europe. Florence. iiat tprfl i'. Doomed to earthly pleasure H- is Hiiflermg Irom Kright's disease, arterial t Uresis, and sev,.ral miivir allmonl. HEAVY TRADING IN WHEAT. hleago, April l.Y -Buyer and sell era alike whlpaawed t(Mla in wheal. The market swiftly whirled up. then down end op again over a range of nearly four cent. Trading wn heav GREAT TRIBUTE JO SEC. KNOX Guns of Venezuelan Fortress Break Silence of Century in Honor of United States PEOPLE TENDER AN OVATION American Diplomat is Delighted With Popular Reception Friendliness of the Populace the Feat ure of His Visit to That Country. Puerto fafialln. Veiuiiclt April ij. When se-ictary of St.it" Kimx visited here the guns of i laatlllo i- la Qabeetp, i lommanding the eastern extrenilii ot beautiful Lake Valenola, broke tin si lt ii ot u ceatary in honor of tin gap etnuient that wrested from Spain her sole remaining jk.ss. -sum ;;i the New World. The compliment I more easily ap preciated when the hlsiory ol the fa- Baoug fortJAoathana i reoatted. TUsp arofa built of stone in the etgttteepth cepuir) to protect the Spanish aet tiara t from the lncians. In the war of Vene zuelan Independence, the works were taken hv th" re vdutioniHts, luu In -cause of their historic associations and the Ini orn veneration for aaytbinaj Spanish. th- ciiiiqiierora peefeed that their gBPl slaiiild not siamk again. The vow was brokap by oomntoa consent, in ford i nt; to the Miniate Of Kbreipg Iffaira, flehaial m. a. MaaePi who cleverly called upon the Becretaey of State to ttiok into the faces of the crowd that siilTeil al'oilt him and judge lor hlnisi If whether the" ettnllee and i heei a were frdtii the heart or prc- ,ii lauded IIIIOU'II t.Illciai llllllliiai". Coining iivun the Foreign Minister, tin.-, bad pa i lit uiar point, for tlen. AlaP a i re'ognlzed as tcoat pro nounced "Antl- Aiuerlcan." People Very Friendly. The friendline of the poptthaCa was the feature of the diplomatic visit In V enezuela. Thousands swru.-d aJiout Hie Svretar s carriage w..uhk theii hats, vheering and laughing, more like an merle an crowd than h.ul bat n gPtt with before in the Knox itinerary. BUenOg fell when he opened his mouth, and when he had concluded an address Of which mot on In a thousand had understood a word the air mng with! (heirs. But when compliment were paid In Bpaakeh to the United states amilea lighted the racee of the throng It did not take the natives long to learn the music d the "SUM Spangled Hannor" and Invariably as the BTpt lar soumkd off came tlie hats and this means something under a tropical aur.. Mr. Krox was delighted over the pop ilar ice, ptton and at the conclusion Of hla set gpeOCh at the dinner given him by the President in the Palace of Miration, on the night preceding his dejmrUire, he s laii.ied with frank neap and BMaah feeUng i "1 had not suppose 1 that ilnre wa so great and gfii' s hospitality in v'el'.e.uela." Dinner Chief Function. Tlie dinner was the chief function of the visit. Tin eapatjr guest., ir eluded ill high governim-ntHl officials ami the resident diplomata with their .vivca. The South Air.eiaan Mlni.stt is and rvolaldy the Spanish Minister, Sil i. io hYrnandcx Vallan y Alforato. wcr tordial towatd the w hole vidt. i he CgiafP Minlsier. Qeneral Ignaelo An drade, who BMUrHed :i Wisconsin wo man. anM the Brazilian charge. 1r Luelllo da t'uiiha D Mesial, were ran triendlv. Ir. Jbaa Korda, the I'uliiin bang Minister, waa at all the fur,, urns and at '" of the moM largely atteuii ed altaina -the r.Hcption given b- Min ister and Mrs Northcott. at the Unit ed Stales Legal i'm- look occasion 10 chat with Mr. Kno on topic pj no a eaPapetOd With international af fairs At most of the function Hie Prti -lie nl accompanied Mr. Kti". thoi-gh li.n.ial Males was always to the for.-, speaking for the president, who doee not iniiiniiiml KnulUdi. ami dlruetapj at t rj thing. Some Witness Bull F.ght. An afftilr not on the lie ai program and I" which Ml. Knox and Mr Map who whicrtd the honor ai all timeo with the sei retai . were i ol Invited. va a hull light Sal in day afternoon Those American:- who from cunosit.v looked In al the slaughter were greet -ed even more holleroiialy Uian w.je the .Mai Adores, and wre (pillt pre papal for Ihe honor . h n the particu lar faxoiite of the hull ringside, alter throwing hi clonk into their hox. an noiintetl. grandiosely, that ho wa nbmit r diepatc h hi four-letgel fs' fir the honor f the Untied JtaU ami our distinguished gueeta." A mo ment later he was t e.l on the home of the in'furlaifd beuat and i4l but gave up his life. On the trip today from Caracas to Continued on Page Five. iPATBIOTiC WAVE SWEEPS FRANCE LIK AN ELECTRIC SPARK IT HAS REACHED EVERY QUAR TER OF NATION. p,u it-. Api ii i.'i The i xtraordjbiarj outhurat of patriotism that la sweep ing over France has reached ucii proportions that it is mn the , hiel subject of discussion among Parisians mill foveign residents. Since the trials with Hernia ny on the aubje '. of Mo rocco last unimer. a revival of the i t h i ouphoul the coun- ti v. An Opporptptty (bt expression of this aaanagaaPl was presented wh. n proniMieiit Palis newMpapeM startenl a fund for the gift of aeroplanes for mili tary peVPOtPB to the gnvernment. France has rea hed the definite eon-l elusion that the aeroplane will 1k her great weapon in tinu- ol war. and th" patriotic moenieni. tht iefore, haacfn ttnd on the pr.u ti( al scheme of fur-1 alahlnaj the nation aaJth su"fti it rit aero plane to make France a formidable i Wader in aerial navigation. The movement ha pasMod like ggtj t l.-t tru- spark all over France, and in almost every city, town and hamlet pirblic subscriptions have Ueeti open ed rot- the presentation of aeroplanes to the ar: .y. Men. wono-n ajad hil dren. north and south, east and wet. are contributing their mites to the fur tie r, hi o of the cause and It is b' lteved that when the national fond is completed the citizens' aeroplane flot illa will astound the world with It numerical strength. Americana in Pat is, Joining in the Rplrit of the. movement, have started In on their own account and have opened o subscription to w hich a large pumWr of thorn 'have already contrib uted. MRS. LA FOLLETTE TO AID. Wi'l Campaign in California to Help Candidacy of Husband. S4n I-Yanrlrco. April 1 1 . --Thomaa K. Kase. preaident of the siM I Follette leapuei annotmcea1 thai Mrs. ii Ptf4 lelte would conduct a sp-ech-mMki!rZ nampnbap ,n CaHfomka !n the interest ol her hushand's cantMdncy for the Re puMican noiiiinntion for president, she pfjl aoconpaury the viuitc.r iii i a 1 1 f or 1 1 i. ' alttr th.- Oregon prim aries and will make addresses to the omen voter in the prlndiel cLiea. Mrs. Kniily Montague Hiehop sent to California as a personal representa tive of Senator Im Follette. now de livering addresses in southern t'alifoi nla, will soon come to San Francisco. WOULD IMPRISON DUELISTS. Bdl Before French Chamber of Depu tiea to Siop Practice. Paris. April Its The WM proiKislnfc Rap and imprisonment for duelist:? and their seconds has passed live comnutte, stage with honors and the chamber ,f th put its in. iv make the hilt a law soon BORaa months :i Mle lenui'. I priest deputy, declared duels to be at torly aPaaaaP and dsngeroua aid intro duced a hill at the cliamixT caning ".r i.,il sgajppinag of from six gPp to three naontha for those who engage in Lhepi as prtasppale or aeeonda. And the siitot of a aamsaaaper arhsch prints an article insinuating that any man has refused to challenge another to a duel, or has refused to respond to a ehalleitge lo Opo, will he similarly imprisoned or lined The bill will collie UP in the chfUnber alter the Fast, r holidays. PLAN NEW KRUPP PLANT. German Manufacturing Concern May Budd Branch at Spandau it.-rlin Anril 1.V -The big Krupp -,..rUs of sll. where Henimny taannOt armor plate and war material are in iiulfactlired and of wMgP a wo- r, in Is the Ilea I. are repoiien n considering .nUilishing a la rge bra nch I I'll' e - li.ctorx al Spandail. a siiouro "i i i -Hp, Negotiations are ull to kj un der way between the authorities of Spundau and the Kruvp fri.rai n.ns lor a suitable track .r Ian I. At Span dau la one of the fortresses which nuartls the ibrman . ipttal. and there also has lain In a bin ""cr sue e ttTt, i;;u nun "'in of the Indemnity paid by i ,,,,.., PMgft tan only 4e nseil in Uermnnv's next war. LOUISVILLE'S NEW HOTEL. I l-.aljivllle. Kv.. Alirll lh Tmla I witnessed the .on.pletlon and ePPP ! inu of a notable addition to the list of bonagviihl hoetelrle. the New Henry I PTaltetaon Hotel. Th new hotel is j located on Walnut street, bataragg I'ourth and Fifth strretn, in Ihe heart of the buansaPJ district It contains l4 ginet roome. and waa tbuilt t a I coal of ;:n noft. WAGE INCREASE FOR 2.000. Willlinantic, Conn.. April 1" A ten prr cent wage increase was put into aeTecl lodaj at the mi He of th. m.-r-Ican Thread company here. More than ",(Mu operatlvea are benefitted VICTORY OF COL. HQQSf-VELT IS A BIG SURPRISE Gets Sixty-Five, and Probably More, of Seventy-Six Penn sylvania Delegates WILSON IS DEMOCRATIC CHOIC He Will Have Seventy-Four of th Seventy-Six Delegates STATE CONVENTION FOR T. R Regular Republican Organization Re aPtPPj Its Worst Defeat In Years. Philadelphia, piil Iii Coionol Tin i dore Roosevelt's sweepiiKg victory iu I'dinsv 1 va'na al Saturday's priiucry election keeps growing as the returns continue to pagan BP Inconiplete returns fiom every prr- cirs-t giv th termer paPaafanaC sixty he of the tftates st venty-aix delegateh in the iteputblicun national lonventlgp. The IUsevelt sunpoi tcrs. howver. aro (lainring sixty-seen. and later returns may -ari"y the figure to tlwt total. Colonel Roosevelt anag fifty-three of tie sivtv-iour district national dele gates and ills follower elected cnoagh delegates to the stale ((invention to e,e thaaa oagataai af that body. The slate coin ention will luuiie twelve del . -.it. -at-large. Wilaon Democratic Choice. Oovatnoe tVoodrow Wilson tf Nev. Jery, who had no orgunized opoai lion, will have seventy -four uf the bev eniy-nix del.ate from Pennsylvania in the Democrntlc nntionol tynvention. In the Twenty eighth -ongree.doral district, the two Denocrstlc nation! deh-eatcs Us ted, are favorable i lian.p c'lark. Politicians look gpon tagt triun.ph of Cuhajsal Roosevolt with astonishment. The supporters of the former president were without c. state or.rarixation or wHfaont an arpa nixation in many of the lhirt-lwo -onKressional distre P The reKTilar Repullican agppataa turn headed ly Fnited States Senator Penrose, which had withstood the fury of many a olitical storms, received a crushing defeat in the loss of control of the state convention, it i the flrat time in the present i-neratioii that it lias lest control of that Isxly. In addition to naming the twelve del-egatet.-at-l.irse to Chicago, the con vention will select thirty-eight presi dential elect ore, four cansnoaton for congreaainen-at-large and gPgafkaPPal for state treasurer and auditor general, all to be voted for it th November i lei tlon. Roosevelt is Elated. Ojatar 9tar, s. t . April 15. "We hit I hem middling hard," Colonel Rooae velt said 111 reference to his srAet1in victory in the lniij Ivanla priinarj. The colonel " as greatly elated and ex hibited a heap of messages ellt hitil. giving details of the results and ox tt nding congratulation Connecticut Republit.ana. N'ew Hi i ii. Conn.. April !.V--Th adv. (!! e euai l ..I delegates arrive.: m New Havirt today to attend the Ke pepahOPP convention which will algal the del. gatoe-at-lurirc to the naii M U dent will ha. a walk over in the con vention will meet lure temori-ow and will reovain in seasiou two dys. TPa Taft supporters claim that the Presi dent will hive a wal-over In the con vention. EtoeaeveH men are niaking m delinite claims. Hut It is kaown , I Till 1 . Willi ..ll.l 'ltd. - ( .() ) j( s ,lr,(k),r !UM aevcrnl other ureanlaenl leaders maniriing only a lukewarm lUJiPWI of the pridnt. Lhr Utsiaevell followers entertain a !lpe that somelhlnar ma develop in the convention that will at least brinff atxMit nn nnlnstructt l delegation. Bryan m Harrr.on'a State. Oajtagapjaag, . April 1. -Willuun .1. Ill m r.ri iv. .1 Hi ' ' oblis t-eiav fit"-, N'ew York lo la-gin t scries id diti( il speeches which the opponent of Har mon believe will do anything but ac an. ho Ohio governor's and ii lev.- I for th IemK iatl prerld.nt4al nomi nation. Mr. Pi n an. whose bitter tp isiattion to Oovernor Harm oar" a agpfff dentlal aspiration I will known, will be heard tr. 'olumbu; and ir several oihor 'hlo cities thiring the w .-k The Harmon camimign manager. eaklng In referetae to the Irrann programme, tie. dared today they had no fear what ever that anything the Nebraska leader could say In hi speeches; wisuld ln .luro the Oh amor In the least Woodrow Wilson in Georgia. Fanta. Ha., pril I " The iiirg. admli i rs el c ilrow W ,1s in are pre paring Mil cnthi'siaati.- r option for the ' w Jer governor when he Continued on Page Wx.