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DEATH REMOVES FAMOUS BRITON Joseph Chamberlain Expires After Long Illness. STRONG FOR IMPERIALISM His Policy as Premier Undoubtedly Responsible for Great Britain's War With the Boers. "London, July 4.—Right Honorable .losepli Chamberlain, one of the most commanding figures in British nation al and international politics, is dead. He succumbed after a protracted ill ness. The end was peaceful. Mr. Chamberlain's last public ap pearance was at a garden party on •the grounds of his Birmingham home 'May 0 last, when, with his wife anu son, he received several hundred con stituents. Mr. Chamberlain was Wheeled out on the lawn in a chair and appeared verv emaciated and feeble when lie lifted his hat to friends and neighbors in acknowl edgment of their .salutes. Mr. Chamberlain's death came as tan entire surprise, as the condition .of his health was not publicly known |io be worse than at any time in the past two or three years. Mrs. Chamberlain was a daughter of .W. C. Kndkott, secretary of war un der President Cleveland. "King of Birmingham." Chamberlain was born in 1Sfj in ^Birmingham, which he held political ly in the hollow of his band. He was known as the "king of Birmingham." All the seven parliamentary seats of the great manufacturing city are held by Chamberlain nominees and a poli tician lie opposed was simply wasting time when lie made the race. The dead statesman started politi cal life as a Radical, but left Glad stone's party on the issue of home rule for Ireland, to which he was op posed. lie held the highest posts tin ker Conservative administrations and as secretary to the colonies from to 1902. He went to great lengths to gain his ends and was the most cordially hated and loved political figure of his time. His imperialist!!- policy, which led to the South African war. was the cause of assaults upon his person. None of them were successful. WOMAN HELD WITHOUT BAIL Coroner Accuses Mrs. Helen M. An gle of Murder. Stamford, Conn.. July 4.—Because expert testimony showed that a trail of blood ran from the lower hall of the building up two flights of stairs and into her apartments and because she would make no statement Mrs. Helen M. Angle was held without bail by order of Coroner .John .J. Phelan, who is investigating the death of Waldo R. Ballou. Ballon was found dying on the side walk in front of the building where Mrs. Angle lived. She told the police that he fell down a flight of stairs while intoxicated. CONFIRMS THREE MEMBERS Senate Acts on Federal Reserve Board Nominations. Washington. July 7. -Three of the five members of the federal reserve board nominated by President Wilson —Charles S. Hamlin, W. P. C,. Hard ing and A. C. Wilier—were confirmed by the senate. The nomination of Paul \I. War burg of New York and Thomas D. Jones of Chicago probably will not !e acted upon by the banking and currency committee before the end of the week. It was stated in high official circles that Mr. Warburg will ask the president to withdraw his nomination. STRIKE IN BRITISH ARSENAL When Engineer Is Dismissed 12.000 Men Walk Out. Woolwich, ling.. July 7.—Tiie entire working staff of 12,000 men of the government arsenal here, which sup plies most of the guns and ammuni tion for the British army, has struck. The action of the men was a pro test against the dismissal of an en gineer who refused to erect machinery on a foundation constructed by non union laborers. HENRY W. DENISON DEAD Had Been Connected With Japanese Government Since 1880. Tokio, July 4.—Henry W. Denison, •fegal adviser of the Japanese depart ment of foreign affairs since 1880, died in St. Luke's American hospital. Mr. Denison was stricken with paraly sis a week ago. Storm Fatal to Thirteen. Skagway, Alaska, July 7.—Thirteen (persons were drowned in Lynn canal ^»y the capsizing of the gasoline Haunch Superb, which, while bound Ifrom Skagway for Juneau with twen ty persons, was struck by a gale. DR. AND MRS. CARMAN Chief Figures in Killing of Mrs. Louise Bailey. Mrs. Edwin Carman, wife of the Kreeport (L. I.) doctor in whose home .Mrs. William Bailey was assassinat ed, is a handsome woman, as her photograph shows. Mrs. Bailey called on the doctor, who says he did not know her, and after spending an hour was about, to leave with a prescrip tion he had given her. A hand smashed the glass of the window of the office on the ground floor, a pistol was pushed through and Mrs. Bailey was shot dead. Mrs. Carman, it developed later, had been jealous of her husband. She had seen him kiss a nurse in his of fice. She did not like the visits of women there. So she had a dicto graph installed from his office to her bedroom, and she often listened to his conversations with women pa tients. On the occasion of Mrs. Bai ley's visit, she said, she was not listening. LORDS ADVANCE HOME RULE BILL Irish Measure Passes Second Reading by Big Margin. London. July 7.—The house of lords passed, 27M to 10, the second reading of the bill to amend the Irish home rule bill. That the house of lords would pass the bill in order to amend it in com mittee was a foregone conclusion, but there was surprise that only ten "die hards" could be found to vote for Lord Willoughby de Broke's motion for its rejection. The Marquis of Crewe, in closing the debate for the government, chal lenged the opposition to guarantee that there would be no civil war in Ireland, even if the bill was amended totally excluding Ulster. For himself he did not hesitate to say that if John Redmond, the Irish Nationalist leader Sir Edward Car son. the Clster Unionist leader: Will iam O'Brien and two or three other Irishmen could get together, it would be a better augury for some perma nent arrangement than any other kind of a conference. HIS WOUND PROVES FATAL Assailant of Butte Mayor Succumbs to His Injuries. Butte, Mont., July 7.—Eric Lantala, the Finnish miner who attacked May or Louis J. Duncan in the latter's of lice because of the executive's refusal to deport a correspondent of a Mich igan Finnish newspaper upholding the Western Federation of Miners and who was shot by the mayor, died of the wounds. Lantala refused to make any state ment to the county attorney in regard to the affair, although to others he as serted the mayor shot him before he stabbed the mayor. SAGAMORE HILL GATE SHUT Colonel Roosevelt Inaccessible to Out ter World. Oyster Bay, N. Y., July 7.—The gate leading to Sagamore Hill was barred for the first time in years and Colo nel Roosevelt was inaccessible from the outer world. It was learned that he cherishes the hope as strongly as he expressed it in 1912 of breaking up "the solid South" through the Pro gressive party. BOMB DESTROYS TENEMENJHOUSE Terrific Explosion Results in Four Deaths. POLICE MAKE GHASTLY FIND Believed Accident Occurred While Bomb Was Being Prepared for Use Against Rockefeller. New York, July 6.—In the ruins of the Lexington avenue tenement house wrecked by the premature explosion of a powerful bomb which killed Arthur Caron and three other persons the authorities found evidence that Caron's apartment was the center for the distribution of inflammatory liter ature which was printed there and at the time of the explosion it was ap parently a bomb factory, filled with the ingredients of death dealing mis siles. A small printing press, revolution ary pamphlets and circulars, an elec tric dynamo, two electric batteries, cartridges and bits of steel were among the articles uncovered, which tend, in the opinion of the police, to show an anarchistic plot at assassina tion. That a demonstration, halted by the bungling of some one who was preparing an infernal machine for its mission, was planned against the Rockefeller family in Tarrytown is the theory upon which the authorities are working. Faced Trial at Tarrytown. Two of those killed in the wrecked apartment were prominent agitators, who were to be placed on trial at Tar rytown on charges of disorderly con duct in connection with the campaign of demonstration inaugurated against John D. Rockefeller, Jr., as a protest against his attitude in the Colorado roal mine strike. The body of the fourth victim of the explosion was found. It was that of Charles Berg, known in I. W. W. circles as "the big Swede," an asso iate of Caron. The other victims were Charles Hanson and Mary Clas ton. The woman lived in an apart ment next to the one occupied by Caron and his associates. A gruesome but suggestive piece of evidence was a severed hand which clutched pieces of wire made ready for connections. The authorities be lieve that the owner of this hand was in the act of making an electric con nection for one of the bombs and a battery when the explosion occurred and he was blown to pieces. FOUR PERSONS ARE SLAIN No Motive Apparent for Chicago Wholesale Murder. Chicago, July 7.—A family of four was killed by blows from an ax in their home in the German settlement of Blue Island, a suburb. The victims were Jacob-Neslesla, a German laborer, seventy-two years old his wife their daughter, Mrs. Martha Mansfield, twenty-four years old, and her two-year-old daughter. The bodies and the blood stained ax mutely told the story when the crime was discovered by neighbors. Whether the butchery was the work of a maniac, or of a person seeking revenge was not discovered in the first cursory investigation. INTERRED BENEATH CHAPEL Bodies of Assassinated Archduke and His Consort. Artstettin, Austria, July (1.—-The bodies of the assassinated Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his consort, the Duchess of Hohenberg, arrived here and were interred beneath the castlet chapel with a simple ceremony. The funeral procession crossed the ferry over the Danube at Poechlarn at 2: M0 a. m„ with the route lighted by torches, and the cortege reached the end of its journey at 5 a. m. The coffins were placed in the chapel of Artstettin castle, where priests and nuns said prayers at the side of the catalfalques for several hours. LIPT0N'S~LTMTTED OUSTED Army Canteen Scandal Costs Con tractors Their Job. London, July 7.—Baron Lucas, as representative of the government, for mally announced in the house of lords that Lipton's Limited had been removed from the list of contractors for the British army. This step was taken as a conse quence of the recent scandal in con nection with army canteen contracts, for which several army officers and civilian employes of Lipton's Limited were convicted on charges of receiv ing and giving bribes. Road Is Sold for $6,001,000. Wichita, Kan., July 7—The Kansas City, Mexico and Orient railway was sold here for $(,001,000 to a reorgan ization committee representing the bondholders of the company. The bid was made by A. M. Wickwire of New York city. There were no otbtr bidders. THE COURIER-DEMOCRAT, THURSDAY. JULY 9, 1914. GEORGE FRED WILLIAMS. His Resignation as Minis ter to Greece Requested. WILLIAMS ASKED TO RESIGN United States Minister to Greece Will Lose His Position. Washington. July 6.—President Wilson has requested the resignation of George Fred Williams, American minister to Greece and Montenegro, as a result of Mr. William's public statements regarding the situation in Albania. Mr. William's own report on his statements were taken up at the cabi net meeting and afterward Mr. Wil son decided their effect was such that it would be improper for Mr. Will iams longer to represent the United States in the Balkans. MEANS HUERTA WILL CONTINUE IN POWER Few Votes Cast in "General Elections" (or Presidency. Mexico City, July 7.—Dictator Hu erta is leading in the farcial "general elections" held Sunday for the presi dency. It will be weeks before all the re turns are in. It is considered a certainty that the elections will be held invalid be cause of the small number of votes and that Huerta will be again con tinued by the Mexican congress as "provisional president." The constitution provides for an election throughout Mexico. The fed erals control only a small part of the republic, so the elections cannot be legal. Moreover, in the sections con trolled by the Huertaistas, only a few of the voters "registered their will" at the polls, according to advices here. New Minister to Sweden. Washington, July 7.—Ira N. Morris of Chicago was nominated by Presi dent, Wilson for minister to Sweden. GRAIN AND PROVISION PRICES Duluth Wheat and Flax. Duluth, July 7.—Wheat—On track and to arrive, No. 1 hard, 92^0 No. 1 Northern, 9T%c No. 2 Northern, S(H4'aS9%c. Flax—On track and to arrive, $1.601/i. South St. Paul Live Stock. South St. Paul, July 7.—Cattle— Steers, $6,000)8.75 cows and heifers, $5.00(?i7.o0 stackers and feeders, $email@example.com calves, $6.00(7S.75. Hogs —$S.00(7 8.10. Shorn sheep—Lambs, $3.50(ft 9.00 wethers, $firstname.lastname@example.org: ewes, $2.00 (Ti 5.25. Chicago Grain and Provisions. Chicago, July 7.—Wheat—July, 79%c Sept., 79%c Dec., 82%c. Corn —July, 66%c Sept., 65c Dec., 53%c. Oats—July, 36%c Sept., 35%c Dec., 36%c. Pork—July, $21.70 Sept., $20. 25. Butter—Creameries, 26%c. Eggs— 17*4@17%c. Poultry—Springs, 18@ 20c fowls, 15c. Minneapolis Grain. Minneapolis, July 7.—Wheat—July, 87%c Sept., 81 %c Dec., 82%c. Cash close on track: No. 1 hard, 92%c No. 1 Northern, 89%®91%c to arrive, 90%@91%c No. 2 Northern, 87% 89%c No. 3 Northern, 85%@87%c No. 3 yellow corn, 63*£@64c No. 3 white oats, 34^@35c flax, $1.62^4. Chicago Live Stock. Chicago, July 7.—Cattle—Beeves, $email@example.com steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org cows and heifers, $email@example.com stackers and feeders, $firstname.lastname@example.org calves, $6.75® 9.75. Hogs—Light, $email@example.com mixed, $firstname.lastname@example.org heavy, $email@example.com rough, $8.06(3)8.20 pigs, $7.40(3)8.30. Sheep—Native, $firstname.lastname@example.org yearlings, $0.35(0)7.50. IN NORTH DAK News of the Week From Many Sections of the State. SURDICK ISSUES STATEMENT Williston Man Declares He Will Loyally Support Hanna for Re-Elsction. U. L. Burdick, defeated in his cam paign for the Republican gubernato rial nomination, will stand behind Governor L. 13. Hanna, his successful opponent, in the coming general elec tion and Williston friends of Mr. Bur dick are also going to back the Han na candidacy. Mr. Burdick in a statement published at Williston makes it plain that he is for Gov ernor Hanna for re-election. "Last March when I announced I was a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor I stated that so far as 1 was concerned there would be no appeal from the verdict render ed by the Republican voters on June 24. I did my best to place the pro gressive Republican case before the people of the state. The primaries have come and gone and the verdict has been rendered and, according to the returns, Mr. Hanna has been nominated. "I am still a Republican and will take defeat with a smile as I have heretofore taken victory. A poor loser would not make a good winner. I am going to continue the fight for progressive principles within the par ty, but I believe that the primaries af ford the proper place for so doing. I shall give my support to the Repub lican ticket placed in nomination at the primaries. "Upon my return from the campaign a jury term of court was on at Willis ton and I have been engaged every minute in trying criminal cases. As soon as this work is out. of the wav THE ROYAL BAKING POWDER ABSOLUTELY PURE Insures the most delicious and healthful food By the use of Royal Baking Powder a great many more articles of food may be readily made at home, all healthful, de licious, and economical, adding much variety and attractiveness to the menu. The Royal Baker and Pastry Cook," containing five hundred practical receipts for all kinds of baking and cookery, free. Address Royal Baking Powder Co., New York. 0PIE READ, AMERICAN NOVELIST. whole population will be glad to learn that Opie Bead, the great American novelist, Is coming to Chautauqua. There is no man living with a keener knowledge of human nature and none better able to play on the emotions that sway men's hearts. Mr. Bead will give us his latest production on some passages in the experi ence of Old Lim Jucklln. It is bubbling over with delicate humor and wholesome humanisms of fine variety. 1 I shall avail myself A' the opportunity of writing personal friends. I feel especially proud of the vote I re ceived in the counties where I have lived and where I was well known." WORST THANKS THE VOTERS Defeated Candidate for Senator Will Support Gronna. "Now that the battle is over and the victory won—by Gronna—it would, nevertheless, be ungrateful on my part not to express my gratitude in strongest terms to the friends and6 friendly newspapers who so loyally and earnestly supported my candi dacy and that too without money and without price. Though defeated, I am not, however, lonesome. There are others. Nevertheless, I wish to ex tend thanks to every voter who plac'd an in the square opposite my name on June 24. "I would not exchange my friends for the senatorial toga. It is especially gratifying to receive such hearty sup port from my home town and from elsewhere wherever I am well known. "The Republican majority having nominated Senator Gronna it becomes our duty to elect him £nd the balance of the ticket in November. He shall have my support. "The farmers in whose interests 1 have devoted the best years of my life, preferred Gronna, which was their privilege. I do not question the wisdom of their choice. However, with their permission I shall continue to be their loyal servant in the future as in the past. The farmers are my kind of people. I firmly believe in the future of North Dakota as an ag ricultural state—especially in the me dium sized farm, intensely cultivated, and the beautiful, satisfying country home that is to be. To further these ends I shall continue to labor." BOLT KILLS CHILD ON KNEEA North Dakota Father Revives in Time to Save Wife From Fire. Lightning killed a child on the knee of A. Johnson in Sargent county and stunned another child and the father. Johnson revived in time to put out the fire started by the bo'.t and saved his wife, who lay unconscious.