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TUB PAKMIMdTON TIM KH I'lllvriNO IIMI'AM. K.bll.liT. rxnMINCTON' 1 I MISSOURI. A Kansas HlllU.LIl a,ueU lof in su Mg for a tii v ui'.'i.v li n; never i It: .11 I,. A London 1 1 -iclali says nnc a!coli"lisni. New wno liin'1 incn'dles kam has )t- nt ol roi 1 i. I 1 - Mi good : Ii;r it ill :i.-,-i-: ni in-ill); bnied to li bins a i: )i ti. It i- a sad tiling In hear of $.""0 Wnlth ul ii.-,:ie .-..!lll-!K L-nlilU ll I II I 'llll'l.t w In it h- mak" a smell M(J ! pli i -anti r than ran In- i utlu-'i it ftrtiij hi'nl.-ig th- )hiin il-i- ul an nidiuaiyi i'" i nil bilHl .- ii: il lowl. I (Ini ol tin ,it!i ullii i:iN ot the ?!,iiil.ir"i "il Mii:..niy inlin!'-, on tin ! n :te .-- stand i . 1 1 1 ' tli.it In didn't1 I !! what h; salary wa- He mil .t have a patten: an I cxt i .n.tdin.tt uu i i'i a. -in'- wit" to have iiU'Wd linn to1 ito "li in till.- fooli-h way I . r so lung u t.Mo I .l iiii, Howard l.nicombe, years nil. a v-'i ran ciii.ltoe ol 'In- pension n!! "i- anil 'lir man ho taught Andrew !';:, i -;r I rb-gi ,ln , lias jnt died at I', ii. illi-. M l lion In- i" 'ii. il I : .in ii!!.i i' 'iia iimniiis ai;o Mi. Caitiegle jt.no 1. 1 :n tt iii'iiMoti of lion a month .Yi lit" . Tin- natives ut tin" Saiulwii h l.-.'an'l rs!mia'o wniin n io ilioir wi-iuht 'llio I'hiin' :- ii'iinn' t Ih-iii to liavo id" fiil lll. il l.-"-t urn' Murk !" h A Kil l tun' !n- ia:iioi-il ai l.iiio ami war a no- f . il 14 In saiir a SoiiiIi Si'a l.-lan-lir ( i-ita.n .Mriiaii iiilnrcs rt rjiiiro tlirii liii'li-i to have ihrir t.'clli liii-il iu'o tin' M-inliliiri.'V of a Haw. It) il I' llii; a II" al'.'-- Y III"' forll.l nf a "'-I- -niii- iliniim 1.. ri'mrs of tlie niitli: Jli-- 1 1 rrii-t S. l.oavitt, our ol tin' tiiitiil'i - .if tlio ll.'irvaid pliiilii' crah " ;i in 1 1 in i in forro, lias n-i-i-ntl) il:-.ivi'ii-i ilii in- varlali!"' star Tln-'- lali'il a'lilitinns io tin- l.nnivll twl-'li 'ti iiolni". of liL'lit inakr a 1'it ill r.f I 1 .-'ai-. wlilili Miss l.oavitt has Ul-ioi l. Jm:tr.; his srliool rart-t-r tin- kaiser -.'" a iii-iilol of tin stii'liotis liri-ii'iin Voii!h. Ho took liis ilnro a., iin or il;n:o I 1 1 1 i 1 In tin1 oulillr si-limil nt Cas-il, iinil Minlli'il anil jilayisl wit li (lir oi!i"r srliolars. At the llnal "'V Bniiaatian In wa.s. itiroil, only t-inli In t!i" list. Imt tlirii Io- wan two v i-ai-H voiir:-"-: -Iian liis riiniianirnis. iiiol w;i.s r:t;I. T I rnnslili'i''"! Io liavo dime so tvi-11 '.ha i lii- timir was lliiliilialrly tii-i'oi ;tt"-d. In a if- -nt r. pori of tin- Imri-.-iu of mil:::i:ion It l.s shown Hint I'll per rent, of tlie enlisted tni'ii In tin' navy me native limn Ainri Iraim. and tliuj iluritii: (lie ."ear CI ier rent, of !f. men iii:ilifl'il Inr reeiillstnii-nt did re fulls!. II In highly il-siralij thai tli man In-hind the unn lie a Hum of ox rN'rleiire. and it Is best tluit ,l"' mini who may I nlleil upon ia ''u:hl six mid he horn midrr tlio lli lloatH nhii"' his shiti. Col. Ilarnsdilr. a piotiilnent rlt'ren of rittshuii:. was Havellni; throiicli In dian terrlioiy. While s'lollini; aioiiini Musk't!i-e he met an niil rol'in d worn nn who s"eni"'d to I"' an Inlen st Ini; I'hiirarter. and a-do-d: "Aunty, how many people are there in this i-itv.'" Tin' iircros..- eoiisldi'ii-d cravely I'm- a I'rw lnoiiii'iii s. and then said; "Ur!l, Iiosj. I rei'loiti Ihrio's ilinu: .".iihiI. i:i ciudiio: llu while toll.:-." Col Hams diii"' siiy-- he I lnTi'iipoti saw a til .'! i! liii'traiion of Imw inii'-li ili-pi-mls upon tlie ioupoint OKIalioina's slat- wili lie added to tlio flm: on .!ul I nel year If the formal admission of tin- stun- In the union takes plan" heloie : li.it Mine. Tlio war mill na departments Iihvi aitreed upon the nrriimtemont of tlio 4t! Htais. to ui-rotunuidate the new chip, ami to niuke it easy to add twai nioro when New ,Meiro and Arizona are ad mitted. The plan provides for fouf lows of I'ichl sliirs earli, anil two rowu if seven stars earh. The rows of seven are llie .soroui! Hiid the lift li . The rows of seven ran lie made into rows of I'luht when tin" other tend Mi'luti are admitted, and the nrraiiKe Dient will then lie alisolniely regular. The most powerful Individual In China today is Yuan Shi Kal, t-lie viceroy of Tientsin. He is virtually th(" dictator of the oniono, Iiavint' aa lila ally the ukpi) empress dowamu-. No decree Is issued from PrkluK without lils apiuovnl. He is rreditiil with hav Ins caused the Chinese noveruinent to Issue the recent ant I -opium decree Viiaii Is a man of Kri'at force ot char acter, and a believer In progress. He has taken many stops to modernize b!a country. Numerous attempts have been made to assassinate lilni. It Is toped tliut tlirounh his efToris China will be transformed Into a pro?resjvo land. Cuotitckoiic wai lot rod tied To Kuroie by M. Ie la Coiidauilue on Ills return from Peru In 173C. "It Ih," said Its discoverer, "a most sin gular resin, as iimrli by the use to which It Is devoted us by Its imture, which in u problem to our most ex port chemists." Strance that wnen a letter writer means to niiick-rnke the editor ho al ways starts in with, "I have been a constant reader .if your paper, and have always considered you Just ami fair." THS PROPH Or -s Xtif? ti Listen to my weird prediction! Th-rt will be an awful coil, And the workingman will auffer, If men don't stop pounding oill COLD IN NORTHWEST i TEMPERATURt OF FROM 6 TO 32 DECREES BELOW ZERO. 'WARM IN THE OZARKS Hotutt Winter Day Known in the I Land of the Big Red Applet, and BudB Swell. St. I'aul Minn --Aei ending to In formalin!. lerrhi-il li tin- ln,a i weaiber iil'Hi-ni r, a i old wavi- of j coii.-iilenildr intensity has d.-v. . opi'd Hi tin- wake of tin- ti ,-avy simw Ktoiiii In eastern Moniiiiia and we.-.t- em Norlli Dakota. KeadliiKS at Ma j Hons in the ('miaillan nonhwest ! snowed tempi-rat up s rani;iiij; from II t below zero at Min i..,a to :il! b low ' iit llattli ford and Swift Current. In I the I'lllted Slates tin- roldest plaee ; was Ham . .loni., where there wns a subzero mark of L'J il- nr.-es. Diln-r , telllpelittilres were: Helena. Mont., II lielow, Mlli-i; Cily. Mont., Ill below; Hlsinarek. N. ),, i; below; Wllllston. i N H. IS below; Hovils lik"'. N. U.. 1 ii In low . Hot Day in the Ozarks. Sl'rliii;ll"-I"l. Mo Sunday was the hottest winter day ever recorded In the Oarks as far as known, the thermometer iixIsieriiiK TT do trees nliove zero 1'ru irowcrs fear for the Mifety ot fruit, as buds are swelllim. Should the weather con tinue unsi asonnbly warm a few days and a cold snap follow, heavy losses to fruit would result. Severe Weather in Montana. Heli na, .Mont The worst spell of winter eM,i-rieiii-.-,l lu Montana fir many rars Is now pri valllnc, rilllMl.lIU heavy snow, i--pi-elhiy in the northern part el tin- Mate, and xt'.'in.-ly coin weather Is stopping I he I opi-ia'ions of ttalns. i iid.ini'eiiiii; the Im-s of (iilile. sheep and even men- arlim huniiin lite lu ii'iuotn districts. Root to Visit Canada. i London. K'ik. -The Washinu'on cor- ri'si-oii lent of I lie Times says that, al'hon-h the fact is not m-ni'ially known, liectetary of State Itoo!. with bis wife and il;i in-lit !-, will j:dt Karl Cirey, governor Ki'ieiiil of Canada, at Ottawa next week. For a Killing, lii'iatnr. Ala,- A jury pave Wny niand Moore, who was eharireil with Ih.- kllllnL- of rollcetnan ,1 I.eni .lotu's, on Nov 21, 2a yi-ats In the state penltentlary GIRL MARRIES DYING MAN. Knowing His Condition She Insists on Ceremony. Sernnton, I'a. There wa re no smiles nor congratulations at the weddliiK today of Miss Hostile C Shift! of this city and Harry M, Harris of Madison, as the bridegroom was dy inn. .Miss Sloat and Harris were to be married soon, hut the youim man was taken 111. His fiancee nursed him. Harris made a noble tlchl for life, and his sweetheart aided him In every possible way. but It was of no use. The doctor finally told the stricken man that the end wan near. He sent for his llaneee and she Insisted on the inarrlniro tnklim place. A few- hours later the bridegroom breathed his lust. Small Pecelpts in Northwest. Chicago, III. The receipts or wheat In the northwest continue small, and severe snow blockades on the rail roads banish hope for any Immediate Increase In the movement. The Opinion In France. Perls, France. The pope's unre served condemnation of tlie new sepa ration law, while expeci.:'d, can only result lu furtlmr embittering the con t:t between church and state, ns the French bishops must follow the or i!en of itotnu, regardless of their la Civld i?l idee. ET JOHN D. jr. tit' 1 mmsmb THE EMPIRE neeoscolomies: i GERMAN COLONIAL DIRECTOR WARNS THE KAISER. Without Them, Dernburg Sayo, She la Dependent On Other Countries. lleilln, (l.-rinany Colonial Director 1 leriiliui'f; explalni-d tie fouiidutloii of Kmp-'ror William's smalleil world's policy at 1 In- convention of the (li r man chamlii r of i-iinine rrc. I.ayltiK Hiuat slr-nS upon the rolouinl enter prlsi'S of ( e riii.-iny and tin; develop- tnetit of her colonies, lien- Di-rnburi; said: "The (ierraati colonial questions i liie qtiestiiui of the future of national labor, tli.' ipit -st Ion of the bread of mil lions of industrial workers, and th ipiestliin of . the employment of (J:-!' man rapital In trad"-, ptiidiirtlon and nav iKallon." lu prcsrhtliiK the farts leaditiK up to these cotieliislons. llerr Llenihiiii said that tb ICni'llsli-spcakliiK nations of tlie middle of the eighteenth cm tury nunilii'ieil H.i 011,111111. while the iorniun-spt-ur.l;iK -lalioiiK iiutnberi'i 2ii,iHMi(ii.ni. To-da' 12ii, nun, nun speak IviiKlish and only 7u.MiMi.eain sin-ak Ci r niiin. (formally has lonr a position of il lative Importance in tlie world be cause sin- had no colonies and was di 'pendent more than ever on oilier count l ies for raw materials and food supplies. Heir Pornhure; explained the rapid development of tin- I'nlted States and Its Inrrt'iisim; economic importance" and commercial influence throughout lint western hemisphere, to the detri ment of Kurop, an nations. I.lnht and electrical power plants In Ilrazll had pustied from (leiinan Into American hands: Kirat tiilnliic; iinli'ilaklni;H on the I'aclflc const of South America were In the hands of the citizens of the I'nlted Stiites; Japan ami h I'niti'd Stall's were favored by shorter freight routes, and were thus itnlnint: on (ierniany in supplying the Cliim-s market; and the planters of the south ern tttalos of tin. Culled States were tryliii; to arraiitt"" for the control of the price of cotton, the advance of 1 cent per pound nioanlnc an additional cost of sii, nun marks to tlio world's manufacturers. TO WED ROMANOFF. Ciar Expected to Allow Princess to Marry American. Ithacu. N. V, Word has just reached Cornell that I Jr. Jerome ltar ker handheld, formerly ot Hlngliani ton, a brilliant graduate of the col lege. Is about to marry In Russia the Princess I.lba I.omrln of the family of the reigning house of Russia. IT. I.andfleld Is filling the chair of his tory at the I'lilvctTlty of California. He Is In no wise, dependent upon his salary. ns he is independently wealthy. It H necessary that, the czar shall approve of the marriage of a ltomatioff. and Dr. I.atiillleld write in j a cousin in this country that ho is j confident lie will win the czar's ap I proval. Accidentally Killed His Cousin. Clarksvllle. Tenn. I'pshaw Hroadio, 20 years old, was shot nnd Instantly killed by his cousin, Dab Hroadle, 1C. Former Mayor Marshman Dead. Kansas City, Mo. Hubert L. Mursh man, a former mayor of Kan sas City, Khb., died at his homo In that city of a complication of dis eases, 8ged 59. RACE FEELING IN A SCHOOL, White and Colored Children Riot in Chicago. Chicago. III. A. feeling, which has stirred the pupils of Copernicus school more than a week, culminated In an upon light between the negro and white children. A number of the pupils were Injured. Hetwocn two and throe hundred children took part in the riot. The belligerents fought with stonos and clubs, icme of toe girls using batplns. IN CONGRESS The Hause. The prosliiint sen! t i congress u message urging some action luwurl remedying tli.- sllua'.ioti caused by the liK-ak In the Colorado l. '.'; null miles In io a- Hi-. International biiiiiidat line in Mexico, and which thica '-ns the property of the Imperial vullej of California. Mouse committee ilrride to rieuiii fuetid cut of III per l ent in p-.iv ot rail roada for rallying I'niU-d Slate.; inaila. The in ai i a ii t ' i ii was lis. on iiud i i discussion In tlie lioll.ir of lii-Je es.-li , tatlvi s Whiic tlie army appi opria lion Mil was up, K - pi rseii I at t ve Mo; ie!l, of p.-iins;. Ivauia. Intimated Hi.;: he would like to attach a pal ;o-1 a ' i ilnilu; awiiy with tin- anii-caiilei u l i .. . Ill Hue with a bill he had iult'idur I i in the llrst srjaion of the Ffiy-iiiut.il Congress. j H" i'les, niative Oragg. of T.-Xiis. in trodueei! a Idll to iipproirl.tte $1,27". "Hi'i for the eoiiHtruclion of sea wai!-- and -1 1 1 -. 1 1 1 1 . 1 1 1 1 1 1 to protect Die s.l. si Irrli d fur fill tltlCiltioll woi i.s in (ial ve-ton. H a vote of 70 to I. the S- nan passed a lilll providing that lnilwa-. employes engaged in liatidilni-, train sliail not work more than sixteen cut.-s'-cutive hours, which period is to be followed by ten liouis off duty. U Is believed that the rejection of the 1 1 In ti to build an island at the mouth of the Chesapeake bay for de fense is probably the must, important step taken by the house committee on military affairs. Tlie committee re fused to accept the suggestion of a sub -committee, which recommended that an iippioprlutlou be made for s survey of the proposed Improvement Lively di bate in house over main taining maneuvers between pgulais and state militia. The Senate. There will be an extra session of tin senate immediately after the adjourn ment of tlie i'ii-si-iil congress for tin purpose of d allng with a new treaty with Santo Domingo. Washington. D. ('. Thr first speech in defense of the right of It I Stnoot to a sea' In the senate was do llv.-ri-d by Senator Hopkins, of Illi nois. Mr. Hopkins took the ;nisl:ioii lh.it senators were not fedi'ral oflicers to tin- extent that the sonu'e could pass ii their iiuallllcaiions and eligibility, or could Impeach them for hU'h criinis or misdemeanor. If n senator was to lie punished. It must be done b the state or federal courts. Only federal oflicers. he maintained, win- Impeachable, and this Impeach ment must be for nets committed as such federal oflicers. Washington. I. ('Alarmed by re ports that the house committee on rivers and harbors will not Include the project for a 14 -foot waterway be tween Iickport, III., anil St. Ixiuls. in the rivers ami harbors appropriation bill, the Illinois and Missouri delega tions in congress called on Chairman llurtou and asked for Information con cerning the status of the project, mid also sought a pcistpoaenien: of th" completion of tlie bill until lirpreseni i tlve l.or.mer. of Illinois, who Is now II'. can return to WaHhltigloa and resume Ills work as a member of the c nn mlltee. Mr. Ilurlon expressed an unwilling ness to ii. lay presentation of tlie re port long, as such action might en danger the passage of tin- measure. Mr. Ilurlon ask. I that repn setita- lives of tile tWO Stiites viltlt hill! .lITalll in .laniiarv M. wh-n In- will d. clib how lung tin- comiui'tre can wall for the return of Mr. Ijirinu-r. Mr. Ilurton asked .Mr. Madden If thv delegations would oppose a survey f ir a 11 foot waterway from Chicago i ll I hi" w ay to the gulf of Mexico. Mr. Madden replied that tiny would nit oppose such a survey, but would r. -l be willing to accept that In lieu of an appropriation to begin the work on the project In Illinois. A Wild Man Recognized. Houston, Tex. A wild man cap tured in the woods near Rosen berg, Tex., has been recognized ns Roscoe Hoiighion, who disappeared from Fort Ileml county. Texas, sev eral years ago and was long uluco mourned as di-nd. He Is tin- son of a wealthy farmer, nnd his disappear ance was attributed to a love uffalr. Old Kearsarge Engineer Dead. Syracuse. N. Y. Hurdett C. (low ing, chief engineer of tlie Kear sarge ut the time It was wrecked In 1MI4. Is dcud at Tally, N. Y his birthplace, aged I'S. Ho had been on the retired list : ire 189."i. To Visit Lawton Monument. Washington, D. C President Roose velt today decided to go to Indlauap oils decoration day to attend the un veiling of a monument erecteu In hon or of the memory (f Gen. Henry W. Lawton, who was killed In the Phil ippines. NITROGLYCERIN LETS GO. Kills Manager and Scares a Bunch of Italians. San Francisco, Call. Ed Bmlth, manager of the washing house In the nitroglycerin plant at Vlgorit powder works, at Point Isabel, near llerlteley, was killed by an explosion of 3.0UU potindB of nitroglycerin. It Is pre sumed that the explosive been m a over- heated. No one else was hurt. A number of Italians, panic-stricken by tho explosion, rushed into the bay, where they were nearly drowned. Terse Telegrams At r.ardwMI. Ky.. a rear-end colli sion between freight trains occurred, In which four men w. re killed and sev 'ral injured. Failure to observe a danger bioi k signal is t lie ulleg. d cause. While pioppid up In bed. Gov. Win ner of Michigan was sworn in for his second term as chief executive of the state. '"he Frisco-Hoc k Island lines bine artaugi'il for the enustmrtlon of docks and 'erminuls at Galveston, Tex. The Isthmian commisiion opened bids from prit:te run" rartors for the completion of tin- Panama canal. W. .1. Oliver, of Ivtii'.willel, Tenn., and An son M. Hangs of New York, associat ed together, were tlie lowest bldd-os, $tl. 7fi per centum upon the istlinaled cost. Ally. Gen lladlcy of Missouri re fuses to bring suit to dissolve tha merger of the I'nlted Kallwu) Co. and tlie Suburban Co, traction lines. In St. l.ouis, believing that the eonsoli d 'Ion whs l:t. I ul. John Sin'.'h's cuiifesslon of Cox mur der. Implii a-itig oiln is, creates sensa tion in .Tncksou. Ky. Sixteen girls ami four youths are burned to death in factory at Gei.e polslieim. (ii rimiiiv. Speed is Illinois ! gislature's cry. Speaker .Hun iloff determined that per sonnel of committee shall be named early. Heavy snowstorm 111 Kansas, Okla homa and southwest. The flow of rash from the Interior to New York during the past week has been heavy. Never In tlie history of the New York money market has the demand for capital been so heavy. This de mand, coupled witli tin- Impossibility of supplying It. has stopped the loan ing of funds for wild speculation. Of the I5.niin hales of cotton sold in Liverpool Friday, l.'I.KiMI were from America. ' The French government. It Is ru mored, inii'iuih to Introduce In the chamber of deputies a measure provid ing for a tax on incomes. Snow blockades will prevent tho extensive shipment of wheat from tho Dakotas until spring. Then lake nav igation will be iip-n. and Minneapolis mills, some of which are now closed down for want of grain, fear that tlie w..ent will pass on to the east. The two Japanese arrested at Port land, Ore., on suspicion of Dr. John son murder, released. The miners' m ike at Giildrteld. Ncv settled on opera'ors' terms. After 'veek ot stormy weather, dur ing which railronds suffered. Hie sun shines in southern California. Three hundred tons of flour shipped from Stockton via San Francisco, for China, to relieve the famitio. Archbishop Montgomery, Catholic, died In Sun Francisco. Horn lu Daviess county. I'.y,, Dec, 3d. 1S47. California State Federation of La bor refused to Indorse boycott agnlnst Japanese and Koreans. One hundred union carpenters on strike in Memphis because window frames were made In nn open shop. Gould stocks wink on New York market, presumably based on suits lu Ml souri against the alleged com binations of ic". roads. The Hank of I-lngland directors re run d Thursday to reduce the discount rate belo C per cent. Future corn, wheat, onts nnd pin visions advanced sharply In Chicago. Heavy rains r- ported to have dam aged fall sown wheat lu Ohio valley. Cornelius H. shea wns placed on witness stand, but before he could give testimony court adjourned. Hsliince in l ulled States treasury, Inclusive of $1 50.(100, JUJ gold reserve, JL'l2.ia.,-.U. President Roosevelt may withdraw his order relative to negro troops. Ilalley's forces carry seven counties in Texas In special legislative election. F.mployes of six of the big railroads entering St. Louis are holding Impor tant conference In St. Ixiuls. Government attorneys seek writ to compel E. H. Harrlman to remain in Interstate commerce commission's Jur isdiction. Carlisle Institute, for the higher ed ucation of Indians, Is In danger of be ing abolished. There has been no reconciliation be tween the duke, and duchess of Marl borough. The centner's Jury holds the train crew and the night train dispatcher at Haltlmore responsible lor th" ti r rlblo wreck nt Terra Cotta, on tbs I). & 0. Srranton, Pa., under martial law In typhoid epidemic. Huslness men of St. l.ouis nre pleased with result of conference be tween Terminals commission and rail road officials. By Wireless "No News of Ponce." Savannah, Giargla. Tl.e wire less station operator here states that he lias received a message from the steamer Carolina, at Porto Rico, say ing: "No news of Ponce." Mauna Loa In Erupti.n. Honolulu. Hawaii The crater on the summit of the volcano of Mauna Iajb belched forth fire about midnight. The eruption forms a magnificent spec tacle which Is visible for 100 miles ut sea. Cut Off Mother-ln-Law's Head. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. George C. Wapp, supposed to be Insane, was arrested, charged with killing Mrs. Frederick A. Freund, his mother In law, by cutting off ber bead with a razor. He says she talked too much. AGAINST THE BIG OIL CINCH HANCOCK COUNTY GRAND JLJ R Y RETURNS 939 INDICTMENTS. Sheriff Starts Out to Hunt for the Rockefellers, Rogers and Other Millionaires. Flndluy. O. Thr. January panel of the Hancock county grand jury has re lumed 'Jolt septua'e l:idlctni"nts against the Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, the Standard On Co. ol Ohio,' the Ohio Oil Co , the Hui keye Pipe Line Co., the Solar Rctinery Co., the Manhattan Oil Co.. John 1J. Rockefel ler, H. II. Rogers, We.by Tilford, .Inhii D. Arclibold, Frank tj. Harstovv, William Rockefeller .-.ml F. T. Cuth bert. They are lormally charged with being members of a trust tor con spiracy against trade. Sheriff on a Hunt. Sheriff Graves and his deputic: begin at once to seive a copy of the indictment on the deli iidauts. If Hancock county wans in each, case, fines aggregating f.t.s.ono can be UtfM'SSl'tf . When the report of the grand jury v as liled, Prosecutor David, on ins own motion, milled tin- indictments: returned lust September ngiiins. John D. Rockeleller, M. G. . .ias, J. ,M. Robertson and H. P. .Mcintosh, the last thiee named being olliceis ul the Standard Oil Co. of Ohio. WHAT SHOULD EE DON t. Hill Believes in the Building of Addi tional Railway Trackage. St. Paul, .Minn. Gov. John A. John sun has received u long letter from James J. Hill, president ol the Greut Northern itullioad Co., lu which the railway magnate deals exhaustively vvliit the various piius.-s ot llie rail road problem. Mr. Hill sets out at length what. In his opinion, is responsible lor tile ex isting situation and wiial should be done to remedy it. Tlie western country has grown so fast that tlu- railroads hav ineii nn aide to keep pace Willi it. Mr. Hill says, and lie believes the building ol additional trackage Is the best solu tion of the problem. He says It would require a perma nent Investment of Ji.lun.iHHi.nm) tt year for live years to provide the rail roads of the country wlih means tt handle properly the business already in sight, unci not allowing for luture growth. EIGHT MEN DEAD. Two Hundred Were Trapped in a Coal Mine at Clinton, Ind. Clinton, Ind Fight men nre ileaoV uud two seriously injured us a result of an explosion In mine No. 7. The dead: Joe Joseph, F.dwnrd Wold, Herman Drehemer, Anton He tttilk. Joe Poliudo, John Gpgor, Leo pold Pajlk, Frank Dabrovnckl. Injured: Anion Abe, Charles Osborn. Two hundred miners had descend ed. Terrific explosion shook the in terior of the mine, followed by a sheet of llamo and clouds of smoke. It is believed a miner set lire to a keg or powder by a spark from his righted lamp and the explosion Ignit ed gas in the mine. For fccverul hours it was Impossible to enter tlie mine on account of the beat. The trap ,oo,-8 had been blown down and air could not circulate. The bodies of the dead when finally routui were badly buru-jd and dislig ured. TAX VALUES IN NEW YORK CITY" Carnegie's Personal Property Double That of Rockefeller's. New York Andrew Carneglo will be the heaviest personal taxpayer in New York If the list of assessments mad"! public by the assessors Is not ammemlod. Tho value of his personal property is fixed nt Ja.Oiidoo, and that or John 1 1. Rockefeller at 12,500,000 The total assessed vulue or real and personal property n the city, ac cording to the assessors' res-ort Is now Stl.710.7JI.lsr,, n .,-,;. s0' n, about tO.-,,noo,ouu over that of last year. The Ilussell Sago estate Is assessed at :,U.OOO.OUO, and the taxes on it amount approximately to $73.-,,000. What the Utes Told the President. Washington President Roosevelt gave an audience to six X'te Indian chiefs, who IcU their reservation In I'luh last summer, went on a ruropagy and are being held as prisoners nt rort Meude, s. D. They told tha president they are anxious to settle among the Cheyenne river Sioux In South Dakota, being willing to pur enaso lunds from their funds The president promised to take up the mnt ter with Mr. Leupp. the commissioner of Indian nffitlra. The Lies will soon leave for tho far west. Say It Would Reduce Lake Levels Washington-Chicago's application Tor permission to reverse tho current of the Calumet river, In order to pro vide the city with a proper system Of sewernee mt .oi ... , "oh opposition at . , ot-cromry x8fL A m.i.ln.in 11.. I- Tho ...... win v -i vic association and tha u turners' association that it wnwbt mm., ....i... contend , - "u euuBiHnuai re duction In the level from thj bead of Lake Michigan to the fetiif of St Lawrence. Sccretnry Taft took the tratter under consideration for a few days. substantial re-