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MARION, OHIO, TUESDAV, JULY 11, 1911.
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OLUMJE XIX NUMBER 305.
PRICE TWO CENT
FRIGHTFUL WRECK ON NEW HAVEN RAILWAY AND 17 REPORTED KILLED
Many Wore Injured andi
Taken to tho
WRECK CAUSED BY SPEED
Train Was Rounding a
Curve When it Struck the
There Were Seven Coaches
in the Train and all but
Two Went off the Rails.
Itnto or Speed Was Nearly (10 Ml leg
nn Hour Which uus Simply Crim
inal .o Doubt Train Was Itiiu to
3lnko up Time.
By United. Press; -Wlrri.
Bridgeport, Cdrin., Jul; U'.RushhiK
eastward forty inljos nn diouijthb Fed
oral oxpruHs on tlejgw(; ililX"" O1"
road plunged over a thirty roof'vlu
dtict on tho outskirts of this elty, at
0:30 o'clock this mornlnR killing be
tween twulvo and fifteen pcraoiiH and
Injuring titty-five, of whom twenty
will probubly die.
Tho wrockugo caught lire uhnont Im
mediately, and tho city (lro depart
ment had to bo called to prevent
many of the passengers being roasted
to dcuth In tlw wreckage.
Running at High Speed,
Tho train, mudo up of onglne, bag
gage car, two two-dny couches and
nyo slcepeis'i was more than nn hour
behind ,Unio and was running at
Jgij amdij through tho suburb. As
tb;dvVhe reached, tho viaduct at
Sl&wlK'W" "nd '''"I1""0"1 avenue, In
Wc'sit I (Bridgeport, It swayed fur over
IndUhe front, of It struck the coping
dfiliqlyindiict. . !
, ThojJJiflimct threw the engine front
tho street, carrying wnn it nn or mo
cars with the; exception of tho two
rear Pullmans. i
Tho two day coaches, wcro torn to
pieces' ' and most of tho dead wcro
later' round In theso cars. Tlw heavy
Pullmans nllod mi on tho wreckage,
the whole forming an Indescribable
mass of torn and twisted wood, Iron
and steel, which mode tho task of re
moving tho dead and Injured most
, IMhieiigcrst Started Rescue.
Passengers In tho two cars which
remained on tho tracks started tho
work of rosciw Immediately and they
Were aided by tho police und llro de
partments of this city.
It was necessary to chop a nolo
through tho roof of tho topmost cars
to got ut tlw injured und dead bo
low. In plunging to tno streot tho express
blocked all trolloy trainee for soveral
hours, There was a brilliant elec
trical display from tho torn trolley
Ayt'.TtfJ but nono of tho passengers woro
"electrocuted ns was early reported.
Wreckers came from Now Haven.
Bridgeport, nnd tho Harlem river
yards nnd ambulances nnd doctors
from this city.
Tho road-blames tlw dead engineer
for Vho accident. In an olllclal stute
moi't tho road suld that ho violated
the rules In taking a cross over on
the viaduct at' too great spcud.
If rldgoport, Conn., July 11 Seventeen
peij'sons are reported kilted and forty
InJJirod. In a wreck of tho Washington
oxjpress, caist bound, on tho Now York,
NJjw Haven & Hartford rullroud, near
hrc, this morning.
STwelvo doad wcro counted shortly
ojfter tho crash at 4 o'clock this
inornlng. Tho express run onto a sld-
-rna nnd tumbled over a bridge at Fair
field lavenuo lnto tho Brreot. Tho
dead wero found In tho forward coach
es. The St. Louis National leaguo base
ball team onrouto to Boston were In
tho ItiBt two coaches. Nono of thu
players was Injured.
At St. Vincent's hospital, this city,
tho following list of doud und Injured
was given out:
DEAD Unknown woman.
lnfunt hoii of doorgo 8. Hugers, U.
C. W. Chrlstlo, Philadelphia.
Mrs. Qcorgo Rogers und her lnfunt
Unldentflled young woman.
Unidentified boy, three yours of
Unldontllled woman, about fifty
Englnoar and fireman of tho Culon-
al express, numes nut known,
Nogro passenger ubout thirty.
Two unldentltled children.
Ha by Ilurtmun, daughter of Mrs.
Louis Hartman, of Nowllold, Now
DYING Mrs. Buriih Cahnbro,
iPhlladelphla, und lier tlirco children,
Christie, Tony and Ida.
Eleanor Wilson, olven, Philadelphia.
Mr. Murdock, Somervillo, Mussuch
usetts. Mrs. IMcConpor, riilludolphla, ribs
INJURED Mrs. Bertha Monroo,
Mrs. Mary Walker, Washington, D,
Mrs. Mury McCann, JtCty. I'hlludel-
Mary McSweonoy, address unUnowii.
Mrs. ' James H. Hoyee, sixty-two,
Washington, D. 0.
Mrs. Mary Note, sixty-live, Wash
ington, 13. C.
David Klssnor, thirty-eight, New
Frank Von Pfclfur, Philadelphia
' John Vn Pfclfer, ulna, Head Wile,
O. K. Rogers, Washington, 1) C ,
member United Suites coast urtlllen.
Itogcrs stated that his wife nnd two
children had been killed In the wreik.
Carl Frusor, colored, fort -nine.
JoKcphlno Walker, Philadelphia.
George It. Saunders, GG, New Lon
At tho hospital, the authorities had
licard that ovor twenty had fooii kill
ed In thq wreck.
AT ST. VINCENT'S HOSPITAL.
Mnry Hweenoy, I'hlllpshurg, Pnn
sylvanla, nged sixty.
AT RRIDOEPORT HOSPITAL.
Iltinry Clirlstman, Mlddloton, 1'enn-
MTwnMtiry Sccolol, Philadelphia.
' MlsSfcCirrlo Holmes, Philadelphia.
MrST?. Hnrrls, Phlladclphlii.
Mrs. Mary Hartman, Philadelphia.
Miss Mattle Cornish, Philadelphia.
Mrs. Mary Johnnon, Tree Creek,
South Dakota, going to No. 33 Holys
ton stp?ot, Jamaica Plain. Possible
fracture of tho left arm, not seriously
Kdwin M. Oreon, Huntington, renn
Hylvnnln, narrow escape from suffu
catlon. Will recover.
A woman about forty-live yenrs of
ago dlod at St. Vlneont's Just ns she
was brought Into the hosnltal
fl'he wreck Is said to have been
caused by tho engine swaying as It
shot past n cross over nnd striking
thq sldo of tho viaduct
Of t!ra seven coaches on tho train,
only two kept the track. The engine
nnd five coaches toppled over Into
New Haven. Conn., July 11. Slat
ing thut thirteen persons were killed
and 42 Injured In the llrldgoport
'wreelfij'"'1")'. -'hi New Haven rail
road's press agent, imadd 'tho i nIJi1Jtv
lng statement: "' '
"Train No. 2 lftfilrHel,d at a-20
a. 111.V niiil )Vi wrccKfil at 3:S5 a. m .
consisted of lnlted Staiim lsh cnmmlH
slon car, ba'ggage ear, coach and six
sleepers, totn nine curs.
The onglno nnd ,Mrpt six oars IkO
the rails at the cross over and vjnt
down the hank,' most of them In the
street at FalrlloliJ avenue. Of the
remaining three sleepers, two are still
on the rails, while one of the sleepers
"The accident was due to the en
glno striking tho cross over from
track No. '-' to track No. 4 at a high
rate of speed, ostlmnted ut uloso to
sixty miles an hour.
"Time card rules specify llfteeli
miles an hour.
The killed are Engineer A. M. Cur
tis, Fireman W. A. ilyan nnd cloven
"The Injured urc Conductor M. J.
Furoy and forty-one pussengors. They
are being tuken euro of In different
hospitals nt llrldgoport. Some of the
passengers havo 'proceeded uu their
wa,y to Iloston."
W. II. Saundors, or Now London.
wa,s sitting nlongsldu his wife In tho
day coach when tho wreck took place.
His clothing took llro and ho managed
to extinguish tho flames only after his
arms and hands hnd bum badly burn
ed. Mrs. Saunders was pinned undnr
tho wrockugo und rescued by llremen
who cut away tho sldo of tho car.
Winn tho llremen cut a hololn the
sldo of the llrst of tho wrecked Pull
mans, a man crawicu wirougn mim
ing his suit enso nftor him. Ho had
dressed In h berth und said ho wns
not even scratched.
, llrldgoport, Conn., July 11. Who
bedlonco of standing orders which
compel trains ontorlng this city to run
nt u slow rntc or speed, is tho reason
aligned by tho Now Haven offleluls
for thu wreck of tho Inderal oxproiw
In West llrldgoport, early today, when
thirteen persons wero killed nnd more
than fifty injured, of whom many will
dlo. Engineer A. M. Curtis and Fire
man W. A. ltyan wero crushod under
Tho train, running ut high spood,
, num. iumn ' ""',...
tiimnud the track at n iresuo nnu i"
juinptu mu iii-" '
- engine and all at 'the car, excopt two
rmir PulliniinH piled up Irr tho road
way thirty root below. Tho two ours
uninjured woro Idled with tho players
or tho St. Louis National league base
ball team, und they dldhorolo work
getting tho dead and injured out of
Curtis, tho dead englnoor, was un
familiar with tho run and did not
know that tho switch was set for his
train to cross over to tho outside
track ho that It might make tho
llrldgoport stutlpn stop,
. .Murder .M.vitcry.l
X1n..nn la.. Jllll'll. Olllclllls h-OW
today uro confronted with what Is be
lieved to bo u burning murder mystery
following tho discovery of tho body
of Frank Suorwny, forty-flvo, farnwr.
burled in his own barn yard. There
were three bullet holes in Suerwuy's
skull. Ho had been missing inw
SCENES IN SICILIAN CITIES WHERE THE
Uotu J.ih 11 It , .irl of ill i.i.igiHii hokva a ,outlurn 1' iK and
Slelh li 1 1 ati tii' I stMr.il iitits lrim tw nb to u denths a d.i Ine
been oi irting In Medina iiiil Palermo . n.lltlons um been tiu worst
In PUz'i and IJHi" naitves have )( onie p.ini strlekni "Urough the invasion
or the dread ilim asi ililih Is almost ImpiM-ilile to mr
C. G. PEnnCE
Leading Insurgent Candi
date for President of Na
James A. Barr of Stockton
Leads the "Old Guard"
Prof. Moore of Yale
Hy United Press Wire.
Run Franeiseii. July 11. With n
dozen department meetings scheduled
for this afternoon, the delegates to
the annual meetlnif of the Nntlonnl
Educational uiMoolntlon devoted the
morning to pnlitlou with the presi
dency fight the center of attention.
carrdl O. 1'enrce, of Milwaukee,
who has been madu chairman of th
uomiuulinn and resolution committees.
Is tho leading Insurgent candidate far
thd presidency, lie will probably lie
elected, although Profeiutor IE. C
Moore, oi Vkb. la showing greiij
strength. The insurgent are claiming
Ut or the SO members or the nomi
James A. Ilarr. or .Stockton, ut
present Is tho leading "old guard"
candidate lor the presidency.
The Oakland teacher' organisation
and the local chamber of commerce
today entertained the delegate. with
Iliiu u Season or Tlirlllersi.
St. Louis, Mu., July 11. Tho tit.
ouls Cardlnuls aro passing through a
'u..,.., ,.t -tlirlllofM." ICIrat. Owner
""" -- , y ;.
jnnlv Itn dtisiiii il ml befure tho
playing season opened and his will
ruvealod the llrst woman umjur league
bnsolmll magnate, Mrs. Helen Hath
away Robinson llrlitou. Thun Mru.
Urltton suod for dlvuruo.
TJnipIro Kfem BlilBKS'l Manager
UroHiiUhun und was llnwl $50. Uresnii
luin wus tlw closest witness of tho
Mugeo-Flnneruu slugging In Phllsdol
jihlu yosterduy. Toduj: the Curdlnali
narrowly escaped Injury ' ' railroad
wreck at Rrk.goport, COjin.
' Tho three-cornared Jght for the
right to admlnlater RphlnHon's will
was resumed In court bore today.
Sandusky, O.. JuliNlUi'llorn with
out brnlus, tiryd of Hfo., and ever one
down u me, so 1 aid .toady to die;
take care of nuithr, K wToto WUHan)
Hoti'mon, 3C, a faanai' ut Hnlnrock.
Then be lu't und kllleil himself lie
left Jl.uOu in tho ,bank.
CHOLERA HAS AGAIN APPEARED
' i .J Ji '.." "- " "-11 IBI
Large Crowds Follow Him
From the Court House
Hooting and Jeering.
His Attorneys , , Becoming
Fearful That lie May be
Convicted His Book
lly Unit id Press Who.
Chicago, July ll Upjn threuts thut
Uao been in.. Me TOgalnst Evelyn
Arthur Seo. tin .'"lodWinan" and the
Intense state oC I'uHtdniiilnkm ugidnst
thO "prophet" t'.la OTliSed the court
olllcluls to double thifrgunrd In the
court room, In .intlalpiitln or a de
monstration against tl "reveulor" in
tlw event he sinmld TBatfreed by tho
youthful Jury tint Is Raprlng the case
So strung lias lieeumu. the feeling
against tho founder ffftAWlute l'lfo
that large iron ds follgjvpd Si-e for
Hevoml blocks when UMJaft the court
room w(terlla, ''"offir nnd Jeering
him) wlille bolder splrTOtniude threats
If he Is freed. See, njnfelonlly afraid,
Hod in terror Into a njngliporlnK build
Even Seu's atuiriu
fear Hint the "Uod n
" may be
uouvlotod. While til
gainst him Is ulinoNi
Mtantlul, It Is M1CI
of many pussaK' x fl
Truth and the Absop
nr the Hook or
Lire on Trial
have done mn M to JnJliro See's cane.
Attorney Frainis J.mllahan opened
for tho defense t"layafills speech was
one of thu blttirist wttucUB on tho
state's uttorne.i. tiiulmolW nnd the
press evwr heard lng3hl&ago court
room. He declared tljTTij "persecution"
of Sao whs a conspUJBTy on the part
of tho stato's atti'indyWtn gain fume:
tlw police, to gain nfastlga. and the
proes., to sell papers,
Coshocton, o jHtyijpi-A. big mili
tary parade i tl' lo department
Qouuoll, Pntrlarihs iBlaut, I. o. o.
F.. Wits tho feai "I' QfflJtB convention
horo today. Tin fBUftwIng newly
oleotod olf leers vw re JRft lino;
Prosfdeu t (leueralKv, u. Blocker,
Mlamishurg; vbr pcplent. Colonel
Pprry D. Kimiip, ' 'S ty police or
Tolodpi ROorotan. LISRpi(ant Colonel
SV. L. Jiynn. 1.im nimrottHiirer, Lieu
tenant Colonel 1 C. Onrrett, Dayton,
Ohio. ' .
To be Expected from Alfal
fa Fed Cattle and Sheep
In the United States but In
creasing in the Canadian
Alfalfa Acclimatized Found
to be Great Fattening Food
llesL Alrairu Imported n-nm Germany.
.Millions or Acres In Western Canada
Can be Utlllcd.
Uy United Press Wlro.
Chlcagu, July 11. Hope for ohoaper
meats in the United State is held out
b the rapid growth of the ulfnifa-retl
Kef-cuttlu and sheei Industry in the
western provinces or Canada, atten
tion to which has Just been called by
the arrival In that section of the ud
unce guard of an Invading army or
Australian sheep growers. F. W.
Rilrlwin, an Australian wool king
with iK'itdiiuurters In Iondon, recent
ly purchased l.ono acies In Alberta
ror sheep ruining purposes. Mr. Fulr
baln Is the largest grower of wool In
the world and his determination to
havo his son engHg In the sheep In
dustry In western Canada Is taken
as an Indication that his future opera
tion on a large scule will bo on this
A stud or tho business at thu Chi
cago stockyards and nt thu other imck
lag center In this country und the
reports or tho rederel government In
dleutes that unloiw the live stuck or
thlH country Is largely Increased, or
thoro Ik some relief from our neigh
bors, the prices of meats will con
tlnuo to- remain high and may go
higher, " r. y '
Thcro are four million 'fewer cat
tle In the United State than there
were four years ago, whllo thero ure
approximately seven million more poo
plo to reed. Tho cattle number 17,
JT9.000 according to the government
figures. In 1907 the number wns M,
r.OB.ODO. The number or cattte de
croaheil In the United States In tho
last year by 4.4 por cent. There was
a slight Increase In thu number of
sheep, although thore are fi.750,000 few
er than thero wero In 103. The fol
lowing tublo of parcentage lnorease
In the last year In tho United States
and the provinces of Manitoba, Sas
katchewan and Alberta show how
western Canada Is rapidly preparing
to moot tho moat dollclt In tho Uni
Increase in thu United States
year, - per cent.
Increase In Canadian provlno-'s,
Increase In Canadian provinces In
ear, -7 -pur cent.
Decrease in thtf United States, 4.1
Thus our northern neighbors are In
creasing their supply of sheep moru
than twice as rapidly as wo are, and
they ure maintaining a substantial In
crease In thu cuttlo supply whllo wo
uro unablu to make any gain.
Alfalfa that has been ucclimutl&ud,
and that has been found by experi
ments to be as good us any fattening
food for cattle, sheep or hogs, Is re
sponsible for most of the rapid
Tho alaU'a which has buen found
to be the' best producer for this part
of the country was Imported from
Germany by a settlor In Northern
Minnesota nearly sixty years ago.
His name wus Wendell n Grimm, nnd
tho ulfullu has boon given his name.
Tho plant has becomo thoroughly
Amerlcnulzod and u series of exhaus
tive tests both In Canada and the
United States havo proved It able to
take caie of ItMf nnd furnish bumpor
crops under even ndvorso conditions.
Exierlments conducted between 1901
nnd 199 at tlva Indian Head "experi
ment station In Saskatchewan provod
Grimm cnpablo or nvoraglng three
nnd a hair tons of hay to tho acre,
withstanding a temperature of moro
than forty degrees below zero, und
with only nineteen Inches of rulnfull
during the growing season.
Mr. Angus Muckny, superintendent
of the experiments, reported:
"From tho llrst tho Grimm alfalfa
has never been winter or spring klllod
In the teast and on this account 1
consider It tho most vuluublo strain
for this country."
Thoro uro millions of ucros or land
In Munltobn, .Saskatchewan nnd Al
liens which can bo converted into al
falfa rattening Holds for cattle, sheop
,and hogs. Mr. Fntrbaln saw tho pos
sibilities in tncBo ncros ami instoau
or buying a small cuttlo ranch as he
originally Intended bororo arilvlug In
Calgary, ho decided to purchase tho
4,000 acres for sheep.
"The western Canadian province,"
he sold, "will supply the world with
wheat and meat In tlmo to com, 1
make this statement from tho stand-
point of one who is in u position to
know what the future has in storo for
this country. Now that H Is being
rendered accessible to tho markets of
the world through the construction of
the two n"W transcontinental rll
luiids, the Canadian Northern Pacific,
this C'luntrj will be developed beyond
tlv expectations of the most optimistic."
No Passengers Were Lost
on Santa Rosa Penuri-
ousness of Steam Ship
lly United Press Wire.
San Francisco, July 11. Thttt the
wireless was u menace und not a help
to the passengers on the Ill-rated
steamor Santa Rosh, which weiit on
the rocks near Surr, Culirornlit, last
wook, was the testimony given bofnre
Steamship Inspectator Holle and
Rulgcr here today. Despite thffact
tlmt It Is established thut lio,,p
sengcrs were lost, the InspectoiSh .flr'Al
making a searching Investigate? JVU
to tho circumstances surroundhTOgk
The Inrpilry has developed that rffl
lain Farla held the passongcrs on tho
vessel nil of Friday because the Pael
llc Coast Steamship company at San
Francisco kept Inquiring nT him by
wireless how much It would cost por
bead to trnnsror them.
Wireless Operator Morgan nnd Cap
tain Erlcsoii, or the steamer Contralto,
which was standing by long Wore
the Santa Robr sank, sworo thnt last
Friday arternoon when tho sea began
to rise alarmingly. Krlcson offered to
take on the paswiigors. Fnrln refused
to transfer them, they testified, until
the stenmshlp olllelals In San Fran
cisco had glvon permission.
Tho Inrpilry Is proceeding today.
TIk company olllelals now admit that
they sent messages to the Santa Rosa
which occasioned delay in getting the
passengers off 'nnd endangered their
Nearly Completed his Aerial
Trip From Boston to
Uy United Press Wlro.
Washington, July 11 Almost tin
heralded, save by a few enthusiasts
and farmers, who rose with the dawn,
Harry N. Atwood, tlw nvlator, tudny
all but completed the tluiil lap In his
record breaking aortal Junket from
Huston to Washington.
Amid tho cheors of the ajmy avia
tors nt Uncle Sum's aerodome at Col
jgo Park. Maryland, eight miles from
this city, the sky pilot and his pns
uengor. Charlos K. Hamilton, co
partner In norlal trips, landed in their
Rurgess-Wrlght biplane at G:50 a. in.
Thoy had loft Stommers nt S:50 a. m.
Raltlmnre. at 4:4G a. m.
Atwood's font, culminating today,
marks a new record In American nvl
atlon. Cities, rivers, bays and oven
tho ocean, offered no serloiiH obstacles
to the Intrepid young pilot In his air
trip from Now England to tho south.
It Is estimated that ho covorod COO
mllos lu tho lust twelve dnys, achiev
ing his boast, despite two acchk-nts
at Atlantic City and the handicap of
Atwood declared that h.- and Hamil
ton would lly from College Park into
tho capital lato this avonlng and clr-
clo th Washington monument.
Camp Attempts Suicide.
Denver, Col., July 11. Mstery to
day surrounds the attempt or Rich
ard R. "Camp, mnnnger or the vast
estates of 11. C. and D. P. Rumsey
lu Ruffalo, to end his life In his room
lu a local hotel by cutting his throat
with a razor. It Is bolloved he will
Camp has been unable to make
any statement. Ills friends in Den
ver have no explanation of ills act.
Camp came to Denver. Juno 29. to
look after the Interests held by the
Rumseys in tho Colorado gold min
ing und smelting company.
In Camp's effects was found an ac
cldeut card directing in case of death
or accident that word he sent Horace
. Rerenn, tiOl t'humbeJ ut Com
merce building, Ruffalo,
Rail I'lajcih lu Wui'k.
New York, July 11. Roger Rresna
ban seems to be thu nll-AmurluHii all
around champion hero. Tho Curdlnnls'
manager wus llrst-uld-to-tho-lnjured
nurse ot tho wreck of the Washington
Roston oxpnass on tho Now Havon
railroad this morning.
He telephoned several of his friends
hero that ho wus uninjured nnd then
In answor told how h and Edward
KKIney nnd Ivoy Vlngo saved a wom
an, pinned under tho wrockugo from
Nono of tho baseball players wus In
JiiivhI, although all wero shaken up
when tho sleepers lort tho rails. Thu
ears woro on tho roar or tho train
and did not follow tho other coaches
down the embankment.
Chicago Operator Sulicidoa
Because of Financial
INVOLVED A MILLION
Secret Meeting of a Life In
surance Managers to Do-
Pettit Carried Largo Lifo
Policies but They May bo
Rank Claim to lie Protected by Ware
House l(fuliii I'cutuy Kiel a tor
Company Not AITcclcd.
ny United Pross Wlro.
t, inicago, July 11. Close on the
els of the mysterious death of Junius
ttlt, wrho was found dead In loss
inn a foot of wutor in Lake Mlehh
gau at Highland Park and the an
nouncement of the Ponvoy Grain comr
pany of which he was president and
general manager, that It had rotlrod
from the commission business, thero
vvere rumors today of a secret moot
ing held laat night by life Insurance,
men at which It is said it was de
termined to demand an autopsy be
fore paying the lurge pollelos IPottlt
Rotween 700.000 and 1,000,000 Is
ln olved, it Is said. In the retirement
of the firm from the commission busl
ness. The Peuvey Elevator company,
which Is a separate corporation and '
known In every groin center by Us,
laiunus trade mark "P. V.," Is not Uf
feeted In any way by the action of
the Peavey Grain company. '
The retirement of the l'eiivey abUtf
company Irom the commission busl
lies followed meetings of ortlcerrt or
jthe Corn Exchange National hunk and
the 'First National bank, which nr
-u.id to have made big loans. Tlig
banks declare they uro protected by,
warehouse rocolpto, but tiicir coiitln- ,
ued activity In probing tho affairs -.,.,..
Pettit Indicate very clearly that thyjHi,
fear a possible loss. ' ('
Pettit curried lurge Insurance ioH , rf
icles and It Is reported thut he hud.
recently secured an additional J20,(i00 '
policy. One policy or IJB.000 accident
Insurance Is known to exist. ' '
Peiiuw Company Continue.
Minneapolis. Minn, July 11. Al- .
though the Ptavey Grain company
will discontinue Its commission busi
ness, the Peavey company will con
tiiuie to operate terminal elevators
and conduct a general warohouso busl" '
ness, according to F. U. Wells, vice
president or F. H. Peavey & Company,
"Mr. Ilettlt's death removed the
manager or the brokerage llrm," tnld
Wells, "und we are unablo to till his
place, so we discontinued thut busl
ness. Pettit was prosldcnt of the) '
Peavey Grain company which wo
owned. Creditors or tho Peavoy Grulri
company may rest nsstirod thoy will
lose nothing; nor will the closing or
thut llrm lnvolvo V.
II. Poavoy &
Dissensions In .Mexico.
Mexico City, July 11. Porslatont
rumors of dimensions und roports that
a cabinet clrsls Is approaching, Indi
cate that ull is not working smoothly
In tho new Mexican government. An
attempt. It Is declared, is being mude
by the Mnderlsta group to oust the
Clontllleo element fronl tho cabinet,
tho charge being mudo that thoy are
That typical "Diaz methods" "are
still resorted to wus Illustrated In tho
arrest nt Puebla of Congressman Car
los Martinez and four state represen
tatives of Pebla, on tho ground that'
they were plotting ngalnst Mudero.
Tho prisoners were roleusod upon
ordors from President Do La Rarra.
but tho Incident has Intensified the
Paris, July It, With tho politeness
of two duellists, but each watching
that the other gnln no advuiltugo of
position, France and Germany are
ditfeustdhg the Moroccan situation by
means of an exchange or notes and
conferences between tiio French am
bassador in Berlin, M. Jules Cumbom
and the German foreign office
So rnr tho negotiations uro purely
Tho Paris press proteases to bolleve
thut besides England, France bus the
support or the United States und Rus,
sla, and Is therefore In a position ot
advantage over Germany.
Wiinlh tlu Job,
Evnnsvlllo, ind., July 11. Writing
to Karl Grey, governor gonnrul of
Caniidn, today, J. A. M.nnlon, tirty, ot
Evunsville, asks that ho bo permitted
to take .ho place or Mrs. Angelina
Nnpolltauo on the scaffold at Sault
Sto Mailo, Ontario, next mouth.
"I am sincere when I write you
offering myself as u substitute for
Mrs. Nupolitano ir your court and
your department of Justice insist that
a life must bo taken to expiate tho
killing of tho scoundrel whom Mra
Napolltano slow," Munluu declares.