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r~ -f" Willmar Tribune. By The Tribune Printing Co. WILLMAR. MINN. MEWSOFAWEEKIN RECORD OF MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS TOLD IN BRIEFEST MANNER POSSIBLE. AT HOME AND ABROAD Happenings That Are Making History —Information Gathered From All Quarters of the Globe and Given In a Few Lines. Washington? The committee of audit and control of the contingent expenses of the United States senate decided to report back to the senate the La Follette res olution for the reopening of the Lori mer case with a statement that the contingent fund of the senate is suf ficient to defray the expenses of any Investigation the senate may order. Congressional inquiry into three big corporations was assured by action taken in the national house of repre sentatives. The corporations for which anti-trust regulation will be Bought are: The United States Steel corporation, the American Woolen company of Boston and the United Shoe Machine company of Boston. Officers of the state department at Washington are pessimistic over the probable result of peace negotiations to be held in northern Mexico between representatives of the Diaz adminis tration and the insurgent army. What ever the result may be, it is feared it can have no effect upon the revolution in other parts of Mexico, which is spreading rapidly. A marked victory for popular elec tion of senators was achieved by Sen ator Borah in record time when the proposed constitutional amendment was favorably reported at the first meeting of the reorganized United States senate committee on judiciary. The measure now takes Its place at the head of the senate calendar. Representative Harris of Massachu setts has introduced a bill in the bouse for a retired list in the life saving service of the United States. A similar measure was defeated in the last congress after a spirited fight Domestic ^Wwfc City Chamberlain Charles H. Hyde was indicted for bribery by the grand jury at New York. The Indictment is based on evidence that Chamberlain Hyde forced the Northern bank to lend $130,000 to the Carnegie Trust company and was a gainer by the transaction. James Wood, son of a prominent Morris (111.) family, was arrested while taking away a package which had been placed as a decoy in answer to a letter demanding $1,000 from Oscar Collins. President Taft opened the third National Peace Congress in Balti more, scores of eminent citizens of this and other countries being pres ent Governor Osborn of Michigan has signed the bill prohibiting fraternities in the high schools of the state. A Dominican university, the only one of its kind in the United States, is to be erected in New Orleans, at a prob able cost of $200,000, according to an announcement by Rev. Father Lorent, vice-provincial of the Spanish province of New Orleans. The Bank of Rosemont, Neb., was entered by robbers and the safe was blown after the third explosion. The robbers made away with $1,500. Startling conditions in Missouri almshouses and penal institutions, de scribed as a disgrace to a state so rich and prosperous, are contained in the report of the state board of char ities and correction. John Poole, a wealthy farmer living Four miles southeast of Fowler, Ind., was arrested on a charge of murder following the finding on his farm of a partially decomposed body supposed to be that of Joseph Kemper, a farm hand, who disappeared December 12 last under circumstances which led Emory Poole, son of John Poole, to the belief his father had made away with the man. To protect a bond issue of $35,000 made by the Rogers (Ark.) board of education so that a high school build ing may be built the lives of 18 young men were insured for $1,000 each. The board will pay the premiums on the policies. The government accepted $1,180,000 In compromise of the suits against Duveen Brothers, the New York art Arm accused of customs frauds. The books and papers of the firm will be retained for evidence in a criminal ac tion. Indictments against three senators, two representatives and sergeant-at arms of the Ohio senate were returned by the Franklin county grand jury. The legislators were indicted on the testimony of three Burns detectives and are accused of soliciting bribes Failure of the Lowell (Mass.) po lice commission to act-upon applica tions for liquor licenses, which has re sulted in the city's being "dry* in spite of the fact that the citizens voted for license, has reached tfte courts. More than $150,000 worth of opium was burned in the electric power house furnace at El Paso, Tex., under the direction of Deputy United States Marshal H. R. Hillebrand. The opium had been seized by customs officers. Rev. L. G. Parker, pastor of the Methodist church of Sterling, Neb., was driven out of town with stale eggs by Irate citizens following an investigation of his conduct with the daughter of a prominent citizen. In a closely contested election James H. Preston, Democrat, has been chosen mayor of Baltimore for the next four years over former Mayor E. Clay Timanus, Republican. Muncie, the largest "dry" city in Indiana, voted "wet" by 510 majority. The "wets" carried eight of the twelve precincts of the city. The Ohio legislature Is threatened with what may be the greatest bribery expose, in regard to the number of persons involved, that ever came to light. It is reported that private de tectives have obtained evidence which will lead to the filing of charges of accepting bribes against 19 of the 34 members of the senate and against 30 of the 117 members of the house. Franklin MacVeagh, secretary of the treasury, was made defendant in a suit for $100,000 which was filed in the circuit court in Chicago by Charles P. Leach, formerly collector of cus toms for Cleveland, O. The suit against Mr. MacVeagh is to collect damages for alleged libelous state ments made against Leach. The New York Medical Journal an nounces, after careful study of the sub ject, that persons caught in close quar ters at great fires are the victims of speedy and probably painless asphyxia tion. Unable to stop his train in time to avoid a burning bridge encountered as the locomotive rounded a curve near Ravenna, Colo., an engineer on the Southern Pacific railroad took a chance with fate, opened his throttle to the last inch and brought the 200 passen gers behind him safely through the flames. An interlocutory decree of divorce in favor of Mary W. Gates, suing Charles G. Gates, son of John W. Gates, was signed by Supreme Justice Gerard at New York city. After a fight lasting for four months, the Ohio state senate passed the bill providing for the Oregan plan of electing United States senators. It has passed the house and goes to Governor Harmon for his signature. Personal Nels Poulson, donator of a $100,000 fund to promote closer relationship among the Scandinavian people, died in Brooklyn, N. Y., as the Scandina vian-American society in Baltimore was applauding the announcement of the gift. Lutherans of St. Louis and Mis"souri, with hundreds of visitors from all over the world, will hold a celebra tion in that city May 14 in honor of the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Dr. C. F. W. Walther, the Lutheran writer and preacher. Archibald Clark Wadsworth, son of Gen. Elijah Wadsworth, who was on Washington's staff, and father-in-law of former Governor Richard Yates, died at the Yates home in Springfield, 111. He was seventy-eight years old. a The shop men of the Pennsylvania railroad on the Pittsburg division, ex tending from Pittsburg to Altoona, Pa., went out on strike. The officers of the unions assert that about 10,000 men are out Four mysterious attempts within a month to burn the new high school building at Niagara Falls, N. Y., led the board of education to ask the po lice for protection from the incendiary. Foreign Announcement is made in the Geneva newspapers that Andrew Car negie has presented $125,000 to the Swiss government to found a hero fund on the same basis as that which governs the fund in other countries. The sacred and inviolable Mosque of the Covenant in Jerusalem has been despoiled of several of the most val uable relics of the tribes of Israel by a party of English archaeologists who recently have been excavating in the vicinity. Among the articles taken were the ark of the covenant, the censer, and other sacred vessels which have been treasured for centuries. London reports bring the informa tion that the Icelandic parliament has passed a bill giving the right of suf frage to all women who have reached the age of twenty-five years. Rebellion, brigandage and anarchy are stalking through the western half of Kwangtung province, China, mur dering, pillaging and burning Loyal troops are fighting desperately to crush the uprisings. At Christie's London auction May 19 the famous ring which, according to tradition. Queen Elizabeth gave to the earl of EsBex and the non-return of which resulted In the beheading of the earl and hastened Elizabeth's death by grief, will be offered for sale. Advices from Canton, where the revolutionary movement started, Indi cates that Americans and other for eigners have escaped harm. Accord ing to the best Information available no foreign missions have been mo lested by the rebels. After the application of closure, clause two of the parliament bill, which is the most Important section of the British government's measure for the curtailment of the powers' of the bouse of lords, was carried In the house of commons 299 to 195. SS8SION AT WINONA DECIDES ON MEETING PLACE FOR NOV. 1— REPORTS ARE MADE. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS ARE HELD Business Men's Association Give Dele gates Auto Ride Around the City.—Assignments for Sunday. Winona. The college of Metho dist bishops spent all of T~" day in executive session. The fol lowing bishops* reported their work: Bishops Quayle, Hamilton, Berry W. Neeley, Anderson and Nuelsen. The chief matter under considera tion during the morning was the place for the next meeting. Bishop Will lam A. Quayle extended an invita tion for Oklahoma City, Okla. It was accepted and the bishops will hold their next meeting on Wednesday, No vember 1. An interesting detail of the after noon was the visit of T. D. Collins, a wealthy lumberman of Nebraska, Penn. He is well known to the board of missions of the M. E. church, it having been favored by him with many handsome gifts amounting to more than $100,000. Mr. Collins was a close friend of the late Bishop a A. McCabe, whose battlecry startled the church, when it was first heard, "$10,000,000 for missions." Mr. Collins' principal business here was to impress a great movement to enlarge the subscription list of all Methodist periodicals. It is said that (f the ministers and district superin tendents led by the college of bishops became active at once in thjs depart ment of church work, Mr. Collins pro mises a handsome donation to put the church papers on "easy street." An automobile ride around the city was arranged by the Winona Business Men's association to the great pleas ure of the bishops after a most strenu ous day's labor. In the evening the bishops were en tertained at different private func tions in various homes. Saturday three sessions were held. The ap pointments for Sunday were made as follows: Bishop Mclntyre, First Con gregational church, Winona Bishop John L. Nuelsen, First German Meth odist church, Winona Bishop Charles W. Smith, First Baptist church, Wino na Bishop Thomas B. Neeley, First Presbyterian church. Winona. Outside of the city the following assignments were made: First Church, Bau Claire, Wis., where the new church is to be dedicated, Bishop John Hamilton First church, Mondovia, Wis., where a new church is to be dedicated, Bishop Joseph F. Berry First church, Rochester, Minn., Bishop Earl Cranston Kasson, Minn., Bishop David H. Moore Fowler church, Min neapolis, Bishop William F. Anderson Olive church, Chicago, Bishop William A. Quayle. Rev. E. M. Evans, pastor of the Trinity Methodist Episcopal church in Des Moines, Iowa, was in the city and secured Bishop Joseph F. Barry to consecrate a class of deaconnesses on June 16. and to dedicate the new church there, costing $40,000. The whole amount is subscribed so that no money will be asked on the day of dedication. The closing sessions of the St. Paul district, German Methodists, were held. Rev. J. J. Hoffman, of St. Paul, was elected a fraternal delegate to confer with the conference of the svangelical association which meets at Blue Earth City next week. The prob lem at that time will be union of small churches of each denomination in a few towns in Minnesota. An extended discussion participated In by nearly all of the bishops was had in regard to how the church may make its labors among the colored people of the south more fruitful. Rev. C. A. Thiele, of Nerstrand, spoke on "The Preacher and the Pul pit." Rev. Hoffman of St. Paul, was heard on "St. Paul as a pastor." "The Evangelical Sermon," was the topic by Rev. M. G. Dorsdall. Rev. H. W. Koenig and F. C. Schultz of Waseca Bpoke on the topic, "The Family Altar and as a Factor in the Development of the Christian Character." Rev. W. E. Baumgarten's topic was "How can the Spirit of Revival be Perpetuated Through the Year?" Rev. S. A. of Red Wing, gave his "Address on the Bible," and Bishop Charles A. Smith, who is attending the college meeting here, gave an interesting interpreta tion of Methodist law. The following committees were made public: Episcopalian—Bishops Cran ston, Berry, Bashford, Neeley, Quayle and Hughes. Law and administration—Bishops Warren, Moore, Burt, Anderson, Smith, Mclntyre and Mallalea. FIND BODY OF MISSING MAN. Hat Gives Clue Which Results In Gruesome Discovery. Parker's Prairie. The body of Charles' Gunderson, who has been missing since last May, was found on the farm of Alfred Malmgren, for whom Gunderson was working at the time of his disappearance. Malmgren found a hat which he recognized as one belonging to the missing man, and, making a search of the brush near by found what remained of the body. INSANE FROM SEEING HUSBAND. Renville Woman Sent to Asylum After Visiting Spouse. Renville.—Mrs. Ole G. Othus has been committed to the state insane asylum at St. Peter following a trip to that institution during which she saw her husband, who has been con fined In the institution for several months. It is believed that the shock of seeing her husband in the asylum, unserved the woman and caused her t* lose hsr reason. Three children toft without parental cart. TIRES OF WORKING FOR NOTHING Colonel Davidson Not to Be Active 6n Waterways Commission. St. Paul.—Colonel J. H. Davidson, who, since November, 1909, has been chairman of the waterways commis sion created by the 1909 legislature, declares that, while he would for a while nominally continue In that capac ity, he did not intend to "spend two more years sacrificing his time and money." The resolution creating the waterways commission provided that they should serve without pay, but Colonel Davidson put in a bill for $2,. 040.70, of which $1,500 was for salary and the balance for expenses. The bill passed the House, but the Senate committee trimmed it down and then it was lost on account of the adjourn ment of the Senate through the mis take of a clerk. Colonel Davidson also attributes the failure of the Senate to pass the bill to the influence of attorneys for the water power companies, which were fighting the Spooner water supply bill, which Colonel Davidson drafted. He said that he has put all his time and energy into the work during the last two years and consequently is a poor man now. Ralph W. Wheelock, secretary to the governor, said that the .work done by Colonel Davidson during the past two years was entirely voluntary and that the position of chairman of the commission was only nominal. He added, however, that the governor felt that he was morally obligated to help the colonel in getting back his ex penses, and that efforts would be made to compensate the chairman of the waterways commission by August 1, at least for part of his expenses. TAWNEY MAY DESERT WINONA. If Time Permits He Will Take Uo Law Practice Elsewhere. Winona.—Whether or not former Congressman James A. Tawney con. tinues his residence in Winona is de pendent entirely upon the nature of his new duties on the International boundary waters commission. Mr. Tawney yesterday denied that he has been contemplating the purchase of a home in Minneapolis or even that he had thought of such a matter. "My future work is as much un known to me as it is to those friends who are interesting themselves in re gard to my future residence," said Mr. Tawney. "I am anxious to resume the practice of law and if the work on the commission does not require all of my time, I intend to agaha become a full-fledged lawyer. In that event I may leave Winona for a field where the law business will be more profit able than in Winona. But, ttf course, that is a matter that the future must decide and I am not anxious to leave Winona." Mr. Tawney received his first appli cation since his appointment to the boundary commission. It came from the Erie Sanitary Canal company and seeks privileges and water rights along the line of the Canadian boundary be tween Lake Erie and Lake Ontario in New York. The Winona commissioner Is under the impression the commis sion will be kept busy most of the time. BOARD TO CLEAR STATE LAND. Reclamation Officers Name Counties in Which Work Will Be Done. St. Paul.—Members of the new state reclamation board, W. R. McKenzie of Bemidji, A. J. McGuire of Grand Rapids, and W. J. Brown of Warren, met at St. Paul and qualified for the office. They designated the 10 counties in which the 40-acre experimental tracts are to be closed under the pro visions of the Lennon bill passed by the last legislature. They hope to have actual work started in less than two weeks and to have the land cleared so that it can be put on the market before fall. Under the law ten tracts are to be selected and half the land on each tract cleared by the state. The land is then to be sold for a minimum of the appraised value plus the cost of clearing, to be paid on the usual terms of 15 per cent down and the rest any time within 40 years. REV. A. OFTEDAHL ACCEPTS CALL To Be Pastor of Branch of Trinity Norwegian Church. Minneapolis.—The call is extended to Rev. A. Oftedahl of Rochester* to be come pastor of a church to be formed by young people and other English speaking members of the Trinity Nor wegian Lutheran church. No place has been secured to hold services, but it is expected the church will be of ficially formed in about a week. Rev. Oftedahl preached his farewell ser mon at Rochester, May 14. While English services have been held Sunday evenings in the church for 18 years, the young people became determined to organize a church which would not interfere with those who wished to have the services conducted in the Norwegian language exclusive ly. CASH WHEAT IN MOVEMENT. Changes on Liberal Scale Mark Trad ing in Minneapolis. Minneapolis. Changes in the ownership of cash wheat at the Cham ber of Commerce was on a liberal scale, making the first transactions— the maturing of the May contract. Up to noon 1,250,000 bushels were deliv ered, involving about $1,000,000. A rather unusual feature in connection with the tenders was the acceptance of considerable wheat by the Armour Grain Company of Chicago. Taboo Indian Thumb Mark. Duluth.—With all du* respect to Puddin' Head Wilson, the Indian de partment has turned a distrustful eye on the thumb mark signature. The In dian agent at Walker has been notified that hereafter all signatures of In dians to official documents by thumb mark must be witnessed by some re putable person who can write. Here tofore the thumb mark has been con sidered so absolute as to require no witness, but the recent White Earth investigation has caused doubt to arise. MR. WHITTIER CLINQtt TO JOB. Attorney for Boys' School Head Inti mates Client Will Fight. St. Paul. F. A. Whittler, the superintendent of the state training school for boys at Red Wing, will not resign his position on the contrary he will make a struggle to retain it, according to Mr. Whittler's purposes as gathered by members of the state board of control and Governor Eber hart from assertions of Frank Wilson, attorney for Mr. Whittier, who main tains that the latter cannot be re moved until formal charges have been made against him and proved in the course of a public trial. Mr. Wilson will insist upon this statutory right for his client. The people of Red Wing are organizing, and it is said they intend to stand by Whittier. The governor was informed Friday that a demonstration of in dorsement was being planned to be held in Red Wing early next week. Governor Eberhart and members of the board of control held a long con ference, but all refused to disclose more than that nothing definite had been determined and that another con ference would be held. RECLAMATION BOARD CONVENES Will Select Ten 40-Acre Tracts to Be Used for Experiments. St. Paul.—Members of the new State Reclamation board, W. R. McKenzie of Bemidji, A. J. McGuire of Grand Rapids and W. J. Brown of Warren, met here and qualified for the job. The board will meet again in a few days to select the ten forty-acre ex perimental tracts which they are to clear under the provisions of the Len non bill passed by the last Legisla ture. They hope to have actual work started In less than two weeks and to have the land cleared so that it can be put on the market before fall. Under the law ten tracts are to be selected and half the land on each tract cleared by the state. The land then is to be sold for a minimum of* the appraised value plus the cost of, clearing, to be paid on the usual terms of 15 per cent down and the balance any time within the forty years. PUPILS TO COOK OWN LUNCHES. New Scheme to Be Tried In Rural Schools of State. St. Paul. Something new in the way of school lunches is to be tried tried this spring in a number of the rural schools under the direction of the agricultural college extension di vision. Miss Mary L. Bull, domestic science expert of the division, proposes to try in a number of schools te have the children cook their own lunches at school instead of bringing cold lunch es. The children will take turns in bringing materials, and soups, chow ders, cereals and vegetables will be cooked under the supervision of the teacher, enough at each time to sup ply the whole school. If the plan is found to work well it will be advocated for adoption in all the schools. TAKES LAND DEPARTMENT JOB. Theodore A. Nelson Now Manager of State Land Sales Bureau. St. Paul.—Theodore A. Nelson, chief clerk in the land department of the state auditor's office, has been promo ted to the job of manager of the land sales department, a job created by the last Legislature. His salary will be $1,800, an increase of $300. The law permits the payment of a salary of $2,500, but Mr. Iverson pro poses to use the remaining $700 for advertising state lands, in addition to the $5,000 appropriated for that pur pose. The job of manager of the land sales department was created by the law which provides for monthly sales of state land in certain counties. Mills Wait for Rains. Crookston.—Plans are being made by the Crookston Lumber company to ship in logs to start the sawmilf here and keep it going till the drive gets down from the vicinity of St. Hilaire, where they are tied up from lack of water. There are 30,000,000* feet be tween Crookston and St. Hilaire fn the Red Lake river and millions more in Red lake ready to be brought to the source of the river as soon as the ice in the headwater lakes has gone out, which is expected this week. The logs cannot be driven down, however, till a heavy rain falls, as the water is at a very low stage. Finnish College Burned. Duluth.—The Finnish college, which has for several years been conducted in the old Spirit Lake hotel, was burn ed out. The building was totally de stroyed and the loss Is estimated at $10,000. There were fifty students in regular attendance at the college. The origin of the fire is unknown. The college will be established in aaothef building. Seeding Really at End. Thief River Falls.—Seeding of the smaller grains is almost finished in this section. The ground is in better condition than in many years back. With the proper weather conditions from now on a bumper crop will surely be harvested. Land buyers from the southern part of the state and from Iowa and Illinois are coming in eves? day. Pennington county has excellent prospects of doubling its population iff the next five years. The Commercial club of this city is planning on a campaign to effect this result. Beat Line Holds Election. Winona.—A meeting of the stock holders of the Diamond Jo Line com pany was held at Rock Island and the following board of directors elected: Captains, John Streckfus, Joe Streck fus, Roy Streckfus traffic managers, D. W. Wisherd and George E. Sudlow. President John Streckfus and D. W. Wisherd will go to Dubuque in the near future, when an inspection of big packets, the St. Paul and the Quia cy, at present tied up there, will be completed prior to the departure of the boats for St. Louis. COWAN IS CLEARED IMPEACHMENT COURT AQUITS AFTER BALLOTING TWO-AND A-HALF HOURS. NORTH DAK. JUDGE VINDICATED Respondent Given Majority or Unani mous Vote in All Other Instances —Seventy-four Counts in Charges. Bismarck. Judge John F. Cow an, on trial before the state senate sitting as a court of impeachment, was acquitted at the hands of that body. President Burdick announced to the respondent that he had been found not guilty on each and every one of the 74 charges and specifications con tamed in the articles of impeachment presented against him by the house of representatives. The verdict of the senate was made certain after two and one-half hours of balloting, in which there was a to tal of 79 roll calls. Only at one time did the prosecu tion secure an even break with the defense, that being on a charge of purchasing liquor in a drug store, when 23 voted guilty and 23 not guilty. On every other specification the re spondent was given a majority vote, while on some the vote was unani mous. On charges of drunkenness, first disposed of, the highest vote for con viction was 21, which ran down as low as being unanimous for acquittal. Only three senators voted to con vict on the charge of habitual drunk enness. On the charges of delaying cases, the votes on the 40 ballots that were taken on each of the several specifica tions never went higher than 20 for conviction, while in a major portion of those cases the respondent received a vote of two to one. On the charge of presenting false certificates to the state auditor, the vote was 28 not guilty and 18 guilty. When President Burdick announced the verdict of the impeachment court, Judge Cowan standing before the court, cheer upon cheer rang through the big chamber, from the galleries and halls filled with crowds of inter ested spectators who had watched the final act of this dramatic case, the most remarkable the state has seen. It was fully five minutes before President Burdick was able to restore order and make his gavel heard above the uproar. During the wild scenes that followed the announcement of the verdict, chairs were overturned and desks were torn from their places as the crowd rushed to congratulate Judge Cowan. Tracy Bangs, attorney for the de fense, who had been opposed by his brother, George Bangs, also was warm ly congratulated. It was not until late that the state senate finally concluded its work and adjourned, the closing hours being marked in strange contrast with* the proceedings that have been in pro gress for so long, speeches by mem bers serving to restore that feeling of good fellowship that seemingly was enabled to slip away during strenuous days of trial. One of the interesting features of the day's work came when Dan Bren man attempted to challenge the right of Senator Simpson of Stark to act as a member of the court or vote upon the specifications in the articles of im peachment. A petition was presented to the court by him proclaiming that the Stark member had never intended to act in good faith, but the petition was not even made a part of the record by the state senate, being laughed out of court. The voting came on much more swiftly than anticipated, and the close of action was greatly different from the proceedings that have been carried on since March 28. The Cowan case had stirred up one of the most bitter political controversies in the history of the state. Ice Rate Raise Suspended. Washington, D. C. Proposed ad vances in freight rates on ice made by the C, M. & St. P. and other north western lines averaging 10 per cent were suspended by the Interstate Commerce Commission from May 5 to Sept. 2, 1911, pending inquiry. Twin City Markets. Minneapolis, May 5.—Wheat, May, jc July, 99%c No. 1 northern, $1.01% No. 2 northern, 99%c No. 1 durum, 89%c No. 3 corn, 51%c No. 3 white oats, 31%c barley, malting, $1.07 No. 2 rye, $1.06 No. 1 flax, $2.58%. Duluth, May 5.—Wheat, May, $1.00 July, $1.00% No. 1 northern, $1.01%. South St. Paul, May 5.—Cattle— Steers, $email@example.com cows, $firstname.lastname@example.org calves, $email@example.com hogs, $firstname.lastname@example.org sheep, yearlings, $2.00®5.50. Chicago Live Stock. Chicago, May 5.—Cattle—Market slow beeves, $email@example.com western steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org stockers and feed ers, $email@example.com cows and heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org calves, $email@example.com. Hogs—Market generally 5c lower light, $firstname.lastname@example.org mixed, $5.65@ 6.02% heavy, $email@example.com rough, $5.50 @5.65 good to choice heavy, $5.65@ 5.90 pigs, $firstname.lastname@example.orgS. Sheep—Market steady native, $3.00 @4.60 western, $email@example.com yearlings, $firstname.lastname@example.org lambs, native, $4.25®6.10. Eight Scalded in Explosion. Cleveland, Ohio. Eight men were scalded, two so seriously they may die, when the main steampipe to one of the boilers of the steamer State of Ohio, operated by the Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Company, exploded at the Ninth street pier. The State ui Ohio, which is a passenger boat ply ing between Cleveland, Erie (Pa.), and Buffalo, was being overhauled and re paired in the Cleveland harbor in preparation for the first trip. Prac tically all the members of the crew were aboard. A serio-comical incident When King Gustaf of Sweden visited the interna tional tourist exposition in Berlin the managers of the exposition were so po lite as to cover up the sign showing the Norwegian department. The Ger mans wished to save the king from be ing reminded of the Norwegians, who broke loose from Sweden in 1905.. The Norwegians admit that the Swedes had nothing to do with the scheme. But the Norwegian press has gone so far as to propose that the Norwegians withdraw from the exposition as a pro test against the humiliation to which they were subjected. The Aftenpost en, Kristiania, Norway, says: "The German gentlemen would not have dared to offer such a disgrace to Eng land or France. The great nations look down upon the small ones with Immeasurable haughtiness. We can not recall a single instance of the flag of Norway being subjected to such an Indignity as this." The Malmotidnin gen, Malmo, Sweden, says: "In Swe den the sympathies are wholly on the side of the German exposition commis sioners. As the Swedes were not per mitted to give the Norwegians a sound drubbing in 1905 it is always pleasing to see others give them a little les son and remind them of their little ness." FINLAND. American millers are much afraid that duty on foreign flour entering Fin land will shortly be imposed. Formal application to the senate to this effect has already been made and, this has come from certain Finnish mills Wiborg provinces. A resolution has also been passed by the Russian cham ber of exporters at St. Petersburg, ad vocating such a measure. Under the customs arrangements between Russia and Finland flour is one of the arti cles passing in free from Russia into Finland. Hitherto foreign flour and millstuffs have also been admitted free, but, in the event that the above application be granted, the Finnish market will become a preserve for Russian millers. That the request will be granted there is little doubt. SWEDEN. The Stockholm radium home treat ed about one hundred patients last year, and the results were so encour aging that the work will be continued. The city council of Malmo changed the name of a street in Sofielund, a suburb. The new name is Sabovagen —the Sabo Way. But the people of the suburb have raised a loud protest against the name. They want a name which means Linder street. A big tree blew down on a train as It approached Fagerlid station, on the Gothenburg and Vastergotland rail way. The tree struck two passenger cars, crushing 26 windows. Bits of glass flew about the ears of the pas sengers, and they were badly scared, but no one was seriously hurt. A Finn was killed by a train at Malmberget, and he was to be buried the next Sunday. The funeral took place according to the plan. A young lady died about the same time and was to be buried the following Sun day. Before taking out the coffin the relatives and friends of the girl wished to look at her features once more. But imagine their consternation when they found, instead of the girl, the frightfully mutilated remains of the Finn. The bodies had been ex changed in the chapel. Servant girls are in clover in old Sweden nowadays. If a girl adver tises for a family place in Stockholm she may be sure to have from thirty to forty offers, and if she gives her telephone number anxious housewives will stand on tiptoe listening to the terms dictated by the girl. Among the ordinary terms may be mentioned: from five to seven dollars a month in cash, much time off during each week, a summer vacation, and no evening work. Many girls are willing to work only for families of two persons. If they are told that there are children in the family they very often answer that they do not figure on such posi tions A Stockholm reporter called on Aogast Strindberg, the poet, the other day. *£*e poet looked pale and worn on account of mourning in the family. When asked ft he had seen the call in the newspapers for a national sub scription for his benefit he answered in the negative. He had not read it, but he knew just about what it con tained anyway. Yet he asked the re porter, "Is it the intention to give me that present January 22 next year?" The reporter answered that this was stated in the call. "By that time I suppose I am dead," said Strindberg. "I have felt quite poorly of late. It is old age that begins to assert itself." This was all he would say about him self. The affairs of the Hola people's high school have been discussed in the press for about three years past. A man living in the neighborhood has taken pains to cut out everything printed about this matter in the pa pers published at Hernosand and Ornskoldsvik, and by pasting the clip pings together he got a string that was 1,000 feet long. The water falls office of the nation al government has ordered a civil eng ineer named Rossander to make in vestigations as to the feasibility of transmitting electric power from the Tollhattan water falls to Copenhagen. Stockholm is facing the problem of establishing practical trade schools. Prof. Frans von Scheele has proposed a plan which is largely copied from the schools of Munchen. He proposes schools offering each child one day's work a week. The plan also includes instruction in sociology#. It __ WM SCANDINA VIAN NEWS Prlnolnal Events Gathered In the OldScandinavian Countries aws wcalcu.- iated'thaT three "schools would ~be a fair beginning. The estate of the late Gustaf Frod ing, the poet, left a surplus of $30,000 after all debts were paid. The de ceased had made arrangements for gffine $1,700 to kit sjek nurse, Miss 8igne Trotalg. NORWAY. The Vivestad church, annex of Ramnes, was destroyed by fire. The fire started in a barn belonging to Mr. Gaasland, the precentor, and from this it was carried to the church, which was reduced to ashes in about an hour. The church was a four-hundred year old wooden structure. The altar piece, the pulpit, and the baptismal font were saved, but the organ, which was new, could not be removed. Hammerfest, the northernmost city in the world, has had a regular whisky war. The city authorities decided to close the retal liquor stores at six o'clock in the evening. But the po lice force did not see the matter in the same light, and the anti-saloon people got up a demonstration. A large crowd of people marched thru the streets under a banner with the mot to: "Down with the Drinks! We De mand the Enforcement of the City Or dinance!" The procession was head ed by the president of the city council and the pricipals of the schools. The chief of police had prohibited demon strations and addresses in front of the liquor stores, but the people threat ened to throw him into the sea. It is proposed that three ships of the American squadron visit Bergen on its trip to Europe. The Kristiania Ver dens Gang makes some curous com ments on this plan. Why not visit Kristiania? Such a visit would be a token of the good feelings existing be tween the two countries. Then the paper proceeds to give the following explanation. The competitive strug gle seems to be dragging Norway into the swirl of international political cal culations, and in case of naval war be tween the two powers the waters off Bergen are very apt to be the scene of the decisive clash between the two navies. "The North American navy* says the paper, '"numbers among its officers the greatest of the naval strat egists of our day, Admiral Mahon, and this explains why Bergen is pre ferred to Kristiania. The numerous officers of the battleships shall have a chance to make a preliminary study of the future theater of war, which Germany is plowing thru with her best ships and men." Telegrams from London state that Captain Roald Amundsen is no less than eight months ahead of Captain Scott in the race for the South Pole. This is inferred from telegrams about the arrival of Fram, Amundsen's ship, at Buenos Ayres. South America, April 18. Amundsen sent a message with the ship, but he did not date it. In this he says: "I landed on the Antartic ice barrier with eight men, 115 dogs, and provisions and fuel for two years. The station is 78 degrees, 24 minutes south and 352 degrees west. We be gin to push south when the Fram leaves. All is well." The London Dally Mail says that Amundsen's plan is the most comprehensive in the his tory of polar explorations. As far aa can be found out, Amundsen started in February, which in the southern hemisphere corresponds to the month of August in the northern hemisphere, that is to say, near the close of the short Antartic summer. This mean* that his expedition will have to meet unknown dangers during the Antarctic winter with its continual night DENMARK. Prince Valdemar, the youngest son of King Christian IX, has been ap pointed vice admiral in the Danish navy. The spiritists of Copenhagen are in a gloomy mood. One of the leading spiritists of the city gave seances, charging an admission of 67 cents Mr. Lyngs, a teacher and editor of a newspaper called the Truthseeker, waa among the attendants, but he was there to look for fraud. He had a kodak with him, and he took pictures of the scene. The first time he failed, but the second attempt was success ful. He took a picture of a tabic which rose while the hands of fire per sons rested on It. Twenty-five persons were present and witnessed the phe nomenon. The picture explained the mystery. Between the three legs ol the table was seen a foot holding i1 up. The foot belonged to one of the five persons seated around the table. The picture was taken with a stereos camera, which gives two pictures at a time, so there was no chance foi doubt. Mr. Thomas, the man who gave the seance, made a long but very obscure explanation. He did no1 deny that cheating had taken place, but he was the one that was cheated by Mr. Lyngs. He claimed collusion between Mr. Lyngs and the man own ing the foot that held up the table, Mr. Thomas says that he hopes to set the day when the spiritistic phenom ena shall be explained by dsmg el photographs. It is said that the Danish labor or ganizations sent millions of their sav ings to Swedish banks before the lock out because they thought that undei the circumstances it might be safer tc keep the money in that country. The tuberculin test for animals thai are to be exported will be abolished July first. The farmers and others interested in stock are glad to get rfd of the test, which often caused fevei and made the animals look sick. Some boy scouts are supposed to responsible for a fire in a park nt.i Copenhagen. The wireless telegraph station ii Copenhagen is open night and day. Ig the day it works for a distance ol about 300 miles, in the night about four times as far. The radical members of the folket „,„ i*g made great preparations for pass 1 0 a of n8ur *H Kg, •a 4 ^5 UK against the cab inet, but the result was a vote el confidence. The Danish government is content plating the construction of a harbot north of Kronberg palace, at Helsia for. The cost is estimated at $2«MSj 1000. """•Jr.