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ROCK ISIiAND, HiL., AyjsOysJDAT, MKCll 3 6, 104.
PKICB TWO CJ5KTS.
INSIST IT'S FALSE
HAS TAKEN LID OFF U
Russians Assert They Have No
And the House Is Wroth at It3
Inflicted Upon German Settlers
Intention of Leaving
Own Work, Says a Geor
Decided by a Vote Taken
in District Yes
terday OH THE WAGE SCALE
is Accepted With
Reduction of 5
Indianapolis. March V. National
officers of Ihe United Mine Workers
of American say today from reports
received from local.-, which yesterday
voted mi ihe s nljj-t of accepting the
off it of the operators that the two-tear.-.-
cale is -accepted, and that
there will le no strike. The result
will bo announced as soon as the
fount is completed.
Oult Work to Vote.
Indianapolis, March 10. T;,e 1CM.
di) 1 mini i-m of the U. M. XV. in
Indiana. Illinois, Ohio, western and
cfiitrul Pennsylvania. Michigan. Iowa,
eatern Kentucky, West Virginia aiid
Maryland dropped their pkks at noon
yesterday to mst their ballots on the
proisition to accept or rcfue the of
fer of the mine owners for a two
years' scale at a reducticn of 0V2 per
cent, from the present scale of wages.
Tin' voting was done Ly ballot.
Yntr Srettv To I W- .Mixed.
So Information ran Ie obtain d at
the national hindquarters of the U. M.
XV. regarding t lio result of the vote.
Telegrams from Indiana towns say
that at r.oonillo the report is cr.r- J
Tint that the miners, except In one
instance, voted in favi r, of rejecting
the operators" compromise. The min
ors at the!'. 1. Scales coal mine voted
in favor of an acceptance of the pro
posed reduction. At Xulliv;n the pre
jiondrrancp of sent iniciit seemed to bo
in favor of accepting the reduction.
. Ilrs7.il L-M-al Xoten "No," ;
The vote of the liazil local result
ed in 174 to against the acceptance
of the reduction. Two locals in the
northern part of the district, where
sentimeut was supposed to have Ix-cn.
in favor of a ctrike, gave a large ma
jority in favT of 11 cct.nl nig the riduc
tion in wages. At Petersburg the vote
of the loiil was 41 to HI in favor of
rojeding the compromise proposition.
The three miners locals of Daviess
county voted against the acceptance
of the proposed reduction by a total
vote of 210 to 119.
Michigan For AiVeptane-e.
. Ita y City, Mich., March 10. A re
port that is Ix-ing generally accepted
here, coming from a reliable source,
is to the effect that the vote of the
miners of the Saginaw valley on the
proposition submitted by the opera
tors at the. Iudianapolis convention
Is two to one in favor of accept
ance. The vote will not be given out
until after It is counted at national
Coshocton. .. March Id. Ixm-pI
members of the United Mine Worker?
voted almost unanimously against a
ELKHART LOSES A BIG
STORE IN $100,000 FIRE
Klkbart. Ind.. M'anh !'. Fire here
Tuesday totally destroyed II. It. Sykes
V t'o.'s news store. Falling walls in
jured three firemen and two bystand
ers. .John Mlddleton and .1. W. Whea
ton. The loss is complete and it is
estimated at $!). mi. Insurance on
the goods and building is ?TMXK.
FRENCH STEAMER THOUGHT
LOST HAS ARRIVED SAFELY
Halifax. -V S.. March 1C. -The
French line t earner Pro Patria.
thought to liiMi' been Iot. arrive.! at
M. Pierre today. She wa- caught in
the ice and remained helpless many
ASKS PROMOTION IN POSTAL SERVICE .
ON THE SCORE OF HONESTY. THE IDEA!
Dtfhith, Minn.. March K'.- Samuel t.
P.ute, a rural mail carrier t.f Stan
hope, Iiva. has caused sonic amuse
ment in department circles in Wash
ington, ltute wrote a letter tinder
date of Feb. 21 to Presi U nt Ibs.
wlt, observing he bad noticed that
the foiirlh assistant postmaster gen
eral had been convicted, that the aet
inir asuMant was on the sick list, and
anticipating that an appointment was
to he made, wrote to the president to
sav that he would like substantial
prmiotion himself. "I nm not a poli
tician." P.ute wrote, "but I trust 1 am
an honest man. While I am a small
potato politically, my ambition is as
COMES TROTS. HIGH AUTHORITY
Important Developments Still Lack
ing the Fr Eastern"
St Petersburg, March 10. From the
Light's-1 official quarter the Associated
Press ha.-: received information that
there is absolutely no foundation for
the rumors ier.sistently sent out from
Tokio that the Russians are abandon
ing Port Arthur. 'Tt is the veriest
onsense," said the official Informant
of the Associated Press.
Fleet Probably Innide
London, Mar i'h 10. The latest re
ps rt from Tokio says that it is be
lieved there that the Russian Port Ar
thur fleet has left that harbor for
parts unknown, probably Vladivostok.
Japanese scouts can see nothing of
Makaroff's squadron in the harbor at
Port Arthur. All the Russian ships
are inside the harbor now if they
have not left as reported the Ret
vizan having been towed in fast week,
anil it would not be easy to see tlit-in
from the outside.
American Arret1 a -Spy.
envmuipo, March It;. A miner, a
citizen of the United States, returning
from the mines at Unsan. was :ir
rested north of Pinir Yamr bv .Tar-
mese on suspicion of being a Russian
spy. He was speedily released whtu
bi.s identfty was establL-hed.
ItuRMlan Wan Traitor.
St. Petersburg. March 10. (apt.
vkov. of the Manchurian commis
sariat seriee, is to be court martialeI
ind shot for acting as a snv in the
iay of the .Japanese.
KAN IS FOUND INSANE
Springfield. 111., March 10.-A dis
patch from I.os Angeles. Cab, says:
'Lucia n F. Harkin. a machinist who
scaped from the state insane asylum
at FIgin. III., and who fallowed Mi.-s
Auteii. daughter of a Chicago 4-ap4tal-ist.
across the continent in an effort
to renew his unwelcome attention
her. lias, been adjudged insane in the
probate eor.rt hero. The court ordered
liim committed pending a jury trial.
FOR LITTLE AFRICAN WAR
P.erlin, March' 107 The government
has sent to the reichstag two supple
mentary appropriation bills to the
Ibiti-IIMU budget, asking $ 1 .07.1.0OO for
expenses connected with suppressing
the Ilercro rebellion in Ccruian South
west Afri-a. This includes a pro
visional estimate of J?."iiO,00O for dam
ages to settlers for losses in property
JURIST DIES AT LAP0RTE
LatMrte. Ind.. Man-h Id. Judge
Jonathan XV. t'rni'pai !( r. asseciaie
justice of the supreme court of New
Mexico during President McKiniey's
administration, antl a cousin of Repre
sentative ( 'rumpacker, is lead of
typhoid fever, aged oO. Judge Cium
packer had served two terms as state
senator, and was for years a leader in
Indiana Republican ioIitics.
FREAK OF FACTORY E0YS
flicy I'infl the tV (-titling Vi.-intM ami Tum
a t liaravari in a tsl of tiood
rr.nwfordsville. Ind.. M;.rch V:
Oliver Canine and Miss Cinderella Mil
ler were irfarried at thefurnb-lied home
ITcpared by the lTidegrooni. but the
merry wehling guests, whose antici
pations of a lounteous feast had been
high, were disappointed. The Valads
and sandwiches, the ice cream and
cake hal all been placed cn the back
porch during the ceremony, nm when
the caterer went to sorve tiiem they
It. developed that a large party of
factory lnys had come to the place
with the intention of givii'g the couple
a charavari. before they began the
nois however, they discovered the
viands en the itorch and quietly de
canjited with them.
a good-ied thun!ertorin. I
also written Dolliver and t'011-
The letter u;i referred to lo-.t mas
ter tieneral Payne, who Teferrctl ii to
( ii! Service Coiiiinissioner A. W. ( uni
fy, vvilh the comment: "1 think you
will agree with me that the writer,
on account of his genera! information,
is entitled to rapid promotion."
Mr. Ci!fv returnel the letter
Pay tie. with the following com- ,
ment: "The commNsioii entirely t. ere room, a building separate from
agrees that Mr. Ibtte is entitled to j ,j,e prison, an d thus had a good oppor
every consirieratirn. but regrets to no-j tunjty to away. Cole went east
tire that he regards as prima facie i on' an early train, having bluffed a
evidence of honesty the fact t!:t lie -f policeman at the deiot. Officers all
is not a politician." i ait, the line Lave been notified.
Murderer Wants His
WRITES TO GOVERNOR
Repudiates Meddling of
Attorneys but in
Albany, X. V.. March 1-5. ( i . ( ue!l
has recent"! a mot ext raordlnarv let
ter from Frank II. I'.nrms-. a sailor.
etiiidcniiieil to death fi r the murder
of his captain, requesting the inter
ference f the executive to prevent
any attempt to delay the ei cm ion.
Rurness i confined in S"ng Sing am!
was to have been executed Fel. s,
but the executirin a stayi'd by an
appeal to the court ( f appeals by his
The let ter says in substance t he
writer believes himself deserving of
the death penalty, which lie wants
inflicted with all the speed possible.
declares he does not want a new
as he has a violent temper which
he is unable to control and probably
would commit other crimes. The gov
ernor will take no action in the mat
ter. CAPS CAUSE LOSS
OF THREE LIVES
Kxploion at Chicago Followed by
Kire That Hums
Chicago. March 1;. A box of per
Cissian c;:js exploded i:i the factory
o' the Chicago T y cud Novelty icni
!! n.v. Lightcenih stnvt and Western
nvemte. causing the death of three or
more persons and the Injury of sever
al others. Fire followed the explo
sion, and the plant was practically
destroyed. The l'ames made the le
moval of the dea.d and iujuicd tliiii
cult. The known dead are: Harry Jor
dan, foreman, instantly killed; J. XV.
I,i:i.'ki. ltj years old; Joseph I.andow
ski. laborer, burnt d to death. Other
employes are thought tf be buried in
the ruins, but at this writing no
more deaths have been reported.
The injured Frank Stuckzyowskl.
legs and head crushed; Peter Jacob
son, crushed .ilrtut the legs and ai
domcn: Flnu r WicksUom. burned; Ma
tilda Itossborotigh. odice girl and sle
liographer. bur:;ed and crushed; John
Ad;ins. burned and lK't:isd; Charles
Nelson, burned and crush. 'd. not seri
ous; Pernard Sehaeffer, burned and
crushed aiiout boly; May Jordan, sis
terof the foreman, burned and bruised
by the explosion.
Jordan, the foreman, was 'handling
the box of percussion e.ps when the
accident occurred. He had placed the
box on a shelf, when in some manner
a toy riCe oa the shelf pierced the
box and s-et off the explosives. The
property loss was about .-l(000. di
vided between the building and three
HAY GO TO WORK
AT BIG REDUCTION
T.n Workers Offered Choice of 20
I'er Cent Ia-hh or No Em
ployment. Pitts! ur
! - s 1 ci :t
. March A piepositlon
:I p-itted by the American
j'in Plate company to the
Am;il'.:i ma ted
S;t-el and Tin
Association of Iron.
Workers, which, if ac-
will give employment to thotj
of idle union sheet and tin
plate workers. The offer was the re--rit
of si series of i-onfcrcucos be
tween otlieers of the company and the
A ma Igauia tel A ssocia t ion.
It iTovid.'s for a general reduction
from the association wage M-ale of
2i icr cent, and the company agrees
to put all of its idle plants in opera
tion as soon as the association accepts
"TraBly" brapet from I'rison.
Slaniuette, Mich., March A
trusty of the name of Cole, who has
1 three vcars to serve, has escap"d from
, i, rwnitentiarv. He. was erm.Ioved in
BRISTOW REPORT IS UP AGAIN
Griggs Makes Merry with the Situa
tion and liaises the Laugh.
Rural Mail Carriers.
Washington, March 10. The house
had another lively debate while consid
ering the postoffiee bill, the Pi ;tow
report ebniing up again. Also the ru
ral free delivery matter was the sub
ject of a good deal of debate. The
clainK of the letter earners for in
creased pay also watt espoused by
Cromer of Indiana. He speke if the
insulhcicncy i f the pay i f the. rural
mail carriers, and said they should not
be denied the privilege of acting as
agents for newspapers.
"At whoe suggestion was it," in
quired Mann, "that this privilege has
Think All the 1'r.ttul i)iscv-rel.
Cronrer saKl It came from Fourth
Assistant Postmaster Pristow tirst,
and then from the y.osto!Iice commit
tee. He had. lie said, no criticism
to i-fl'er against tJeneral Pristow. "I
think," tsaid he. "lie Las been houest
in the administration of postal affairs."
and he received Pepublicau applause;
when he at!d"d: "I am no well satis
tied with the investigation he Las made
in the posiol.ee department that I be
lieve 1:0 fraud cr i-onuption yet ri
rnains there tf be exposed to the peo
ple." Until the status of rural letter
carriers should be lixed. and their pay
increased, he thought thfy should be
allowed to serve newspapers to the
patrons of the rural route.
Nome Kemark 011 'Lobbying.
Griggs of Georgia assailed the let
ter carriers' organization for the man
ner of making its demands on con
gress and aid the carriers had made
an effort to intimidate confess into
.1 feeding to these demands. He wan
interrupted by Purleson of Texas, who
asked, if the executive order prohibit
ing government employes from lobby
ing before congress was a "jest." "I
always have thought so," Griggs re
plied; and he said further that if he
was representing the present occupant
of the Wliite House as his attorney
he would enter plea of guilt- and stop
further investigation. '
KRI9TOV7 KKl'OUT COMES IT AGAIN
Hearting of the. Keport Is Criticised by
Itep resmat i vrs.
During his remarks Griggs referred
to the recent report of the postoffice
department as the "Pristow report."
and this opened up afresh the dis
cussion of that document which had
brought forth isuch a storm of indigna
tion from members of the house. He
pain i nar as a memncr or the com
mittee he did not see how the com
mittee could have done otherwise than
to m.ike the report public. "Was there
any tiling in it which authorized the
committee to print that data under
tin h -ading ChargesConeerning Mem
1" of Congress.' Inquired Cooper of
c; :tgs -aid he, of course, did' not
indorse that, and it was unfortunate,
whtienpou Ovei street. chairman of the
committee, explained that as soon as
he sivv the heading he notified the
government printing office that it was
r.ot justified by the manuscript. Coop
er sarcastically remarked that he nev
er had known the government print
ing odice to print anything that was
not in the copy.
"I understand the heading was writ
ten in the posiotlice department,"
Griggs said in reply.
P.artlett of Georgia said the houe
FOfUi would tind out who was responsi
ble for it. Grcsvonnr suggested that
it would be wise to wait until the
house knew more about the matter,
but Cooper insisted that tie report
should not le credited to General Prls
tow. HOIST 11Y Til KIR OWN PUTAKD
Situation of Itrprc-iitati ve as I-scriltrl
l)jr lie nrvftcntativr l.rigi.
(Iriggs. however, maintained that it
was I!ristov"s rei;rt. Continuing be
called attention to what ho termed the
"ridiculous itosition the house had
placed itself in." "We sought to tn
vestmato the iwistoffke department."
he said, "and you gentlemen turned
out hi-re like hornets and insisted that
th. whole department from top to bot
tom must be investigated." Ilotlv lie
pu'iiicans and Homoirats. lie aid. had
declared that they wouid "tear the roof
off the old thing.' and h inquired
"what did you doV The house got
scared and turned tail." Amid laugh
ter and applause he chided the mem-lrf-rs
of the house with having started
out to investigate the department, and
Laving wound up by having the de
partment investigate them.
"That was a great coup on the part
of the department." be said, with sar
casm. He poked fun at thel'epublicans
for having ro ressdily yielded to the
persuasions of the party leaders and
voted against a departmental investi
gation, adopting instead "a miserable
resolution investigation yourselves."
The IJepnbliean organiaation, lie said,
was the finest la the "world. ."T&cre j
Republicans of Delaware
Oppose Civil Ser
vice IN STATE CONVENTION
Addicks Reads Resolu
Uover. i;el., .March Id. i lie union
republican state convention was held
here today. The platform adopted
fav.-r.s the pre.-ent tariff and advo
cates the repeal of the civil service
On behalf of ihe resolutions com
mittee. Ao'dicks read the resolution
commending President Koosevelt and
his administration and inst meting t he
celcgates to the Chicago convention
to vote for los nomination. The res
oi'ilion was adonted.
THIRD ASSAULT ON
U. M. W. OFFICER
Indignation Expressed Over Colora
do Action at the National
Indianapolis, March Hi. At the" ra
tional headquarters of the United Mine
Workers indignation was . expressed
over the assault In Colorado en Chris.
Kvans. Evans is, nearly r.O years-old
and despite his long service in vari
ous olhei.'.l capacities with the min
ers had never before been assaulted.
He was editor of the United Mine
Workers Journal in this city for sev
eral years, and served as national
statistician for the organization.
Prior to being sent to Colorado Ins
November by the natior;il executive
board he had charge of the disburse
ment of funds in West Virginia to the
strikers. He is the third official of the
United Mine Workers who recently
has been assaulted in Colorado. The
other two men were assaulted and
seriously Injun d were XV. II. Fairley,
member of the national executive
board from Alabama, and James
Kooney, member of the national ex
eeutive board from Missouri.
Socialists JIaUe Nonjinallons.
Jackson. Mich.. March 10. The
Socialists have nominated city and
ward tickets, as follows: For mayor,
Ceorge Iiimond; recorder. James S
Shannon: justice of the peace, tleorge
M. Stanley; for school inspector John
5s nothing like it. he continued, "from
J:.lii!s Caesar down to 'tJeneral' Koose
voir, which latter remark provoked
Townsend rf Michigan gave notice
of an a uh nduient he would offer to
the hiil to Increase the salaries of ru
ral free delivery carriers to SJ-OO a
year. Cockran critici.-ed Cleveland,
McKinley and Koosevelt for "using
naval vessels as private yachts." and
the departments, for ti e number of
horses and carriages they used and
tho amounts expended for "flunkies.
bras- buttons and the like.
Hughes of Xt'W Jersey vigorously
upheld the right of letter carriers
through their members in congress
to ask for fair treatment.
CLKKK 1IIKB ALLOtVANTES
Iowa ?Ian' Bills for an Increase Tbersa
ij. Ortain I'ontofflce.
Washinu'li.u. March 30. Two bills
have been introduced by Keprcsenta
tive Ibrdsall. of Iowa. Hue authorizes
the postmaster general to allow to
pr-t masters in third-class ollices out
of tin surplus revenue of the respec
tive others an amount for clerk hire
in niU'ition to allowance for "separat
ing MTvioe." as follows: In ofh'ces
where the salary of the' postmaster is
?1.;. where the salary is Sl.-
Vi ;. .c.vai; where the -.ihtry is 1.7fO.
St-: m 1. and whre the salary is Sl.MO,
The other bill authorise the post
master gem;;I t design it. ofMcrs at
thtf ir.t: rs(-i ion of mail routes as '.'k
tribr.Tirjg cr sepaiating offices and
make reasonable allovvatue for c'cik
hire for tl.b. work.
SAntle (nil Hons in Brief.
WashhigbHi, Jfjircli 1;. Th senate
passi.il the fortilieation apiTopriatien
bill afte- a three hours' discussion of
the aiH.ndn.ei.t authorizing the pur
chase? of an experimental toi-ix do loat
and the provision for the purchase of
sites of defense works In the Hawaiian
islands, both of which were agreed
to. An executive session was held.
OVER A HUNDRED VICTIMS
Put to Death by Incb.ee, Bodies DU
tnembered and Nailed
Perlin, March 16. Letters from tier
man southwest Africa have arrived
here giving details of terrible treat
ment of German settlers, 113 of whom
were killed outright or tortured to
tieai u 111 tne uistrict 01 Ukanaudja
Women cut raged. dismembered
ind with pieces of their budu
u;:iie:l to the doors of hoil
boys mutilated and left t t die
were frequent spectacles.
CAN WORKERS AT
Attack Teamsters for llefusinc
Join in a General
Chicago. March 1(5. A labor riot
broke out between striking can work
ers formerly employed at the Ameri
can Can company plant, -!7 Indiana
street, and union teamsters, which
was only suppressed after a battle
with the police. For t-everal days the
strikers have been attacking drivers
for the company because they would
not joint in a sympathetic walk-out.
The light reached a cliaif.x in a des
perate effort to beat up the men who
drove the wagons.
Having been appealed to for assist
ance the Teamsters' union sent a bod3'-
guard of strciig -aim men to the barns.
with instructions to allow no one to
interfere with the wagons. When the
wagons apptarcd they were attacked
with stones and other missiles and the
ngnt continued until tne police ::r
rived and dispersed" the mob, arresting
two of the strikers.
SEEKING TO RETIRE ONLY
DEMOCRAT IN CONGRESS
Des Moines. Iowa. March 10. The
onlv democratic congressman in the
Iowa delegation is to be legislated out
of oftice if the bill introduced into the
Iowa legislature by Representative
(ireene, of Madison county, becomes
law. The bill has for its sole object
the securing- of a solidly republican
delegation from Iowa. It provides
for a redist riding of the state bv
which the present republican eon
pressmen, 10 in number, will be care
tor 111 separate 01st net s. ami tne one
democratic member. Congressman
Martin .1. Wade, of John. -011 county
will be placed in a solidly republican
district with Maj. .1. F. I.aeey, of the
Sixth district, .as his opponent.
REPUBLICANS PUT UP
MEN FOR LOWER HOUSE
Knox.. Ind., March 10. Uepublic
ans of the Thirteenth congressional
district renominated Iteprcscnkitive
ISriek by acclamation.
Mount Vernon. Ind., March 10.
Representative llcmenwny was renom
inated without opposition by the Re
publicans of the First Indiana dis
trict. Joseph M. Hudspeth, of Hoone-
ville.-and J. II. Os!orn. of this place.
well! Mdectcil as delegates to the Chi
cago .convention. Mrong resolutions
instructing for President Iloosevilt
WOULD HAVE A NATIONAL
PARK IN SHENANDOAH
Wa sh i ngton, M rch' 10. Itepresenta-
tive Flood, of Virginia, has introduced
bill providing for the appointment
of a commission of three army om
eers to acquire a Kite for a civil war
memorial park in the Shenandoah
VaJ.'ey, Va., near Staunton, Va.
ONLY ONE BOAT MISSING
IN WRECK AT QUEENSLAND
I'risbnne, Cjueetisland. March 10.-
Ml but one of the boats of the I'rit-
ish steamer Aramac, which was
wrecked Sunday morning on the Ilreak
Sea Spit, off Queensland, are safe. The
missing boat contained between twen
ty and thirty persons.
GALLANTRY TO ORDER
CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA YOUNG MEN
Philadelphia, Pa.. March K,. -Thirty
oung men of fashionable West Phil
adelphia have organized a society for
the side purpose of f iirnishimr atli-
piatf male protection to the gentler
ex who are compelled
t 1.0 .....
night or who ir alone
to places of
imusemeiit. It matters not whether
the eseort-s-ckiiig maid le fair or
ark, 'Jit or CO. fat or slim, according
to John Dougherty, who is president
and founder of the club. All that in
Austrian Students Break
Windows of Royalty.
IHANY ARE HURT
Russian Students Ex
pelled for Advising
Vienna. March 1(5. The palaces of
Emperor Francis .Joseph and Arch
Duchess Clothilde at lliulapest were
stoned by a mob composed of stu
dents and workmen vesterdav even
ing, resulting in windows being brok
en, because the buildings were not
decorated in honor of the anniversary
of tire revolution of 1S4S. A number
f persons were injured. Many ar
rests have been made.
Russian Students In Troultlr.
Herlin, March 10. Thirty I'ussiaii
Indents, several of them women, have
received from the police notices of ex
pulsion in consequence of participat
ing a meeting Saturdav to prolest
igainst Ihe government's permitting'
KusMan police agents to watch Rus
sian residents in (lerniany.
HAS WORST BOYS
Mothers Told so by It. fl. Kirtland,
Superintendent of City
Flint, Mich., March 10. Superin
tendent It. II. Kirtland. of the Flint
public schools, in addresses befor
mothers' meetings, has charged ttmt
the youth of this city Is in a wors
condition morally than anywhere elsi
in the state. The direct cause of the
superintendent's charges whs a type
written ioom of indecent nature cir
culated in school. Heeause of this
he had lioy McLean a boy of 17, ar
rested on ii serious charge.
Kartland assumes to have control
over the boys and girls out of schiol
as well as In, and is making a fight
on the tobacco merchants. Recently
Rev. XV. Dudley Powers, rector of St.'
Paul's Kpiseopal church; J. Dallas
Dort and XV. A. Paterson. who are at
the head of Fliu't big carriage fac
tories, and others, started4 mo vent en t
to organize a young men's club, so
that the bo.vu could have some nice
place in which to spend their spare
time. This club was roasted by Su
IMPORTANT POINT AT ISSUE
National Supreme Court l Ierll as to
the finality of Immlgrmilon Com
San Francisco. March 10. In the
United States district court Judge de
Haven h.s denied the motion of the
United States attorney that the writ
of habeas corpus f-ued oiu in. the case
of Lee Wing Chang be dismissed. A
notice of appeal was given and :the
matter will be taken directly to the
United States supreme court.
An interesting ipiestion is Involved
in the final outcome of the case. 'It
will determine whether or not the rul
ing of the immigration commissioner
Is hn:il in cases of Chinese who seek
to enter this country on the pleas that
thev are natives thereof. Recently
Judge Ray. of the northern district
of New York and Judge Wheeler, of
Vermont, held that such was the case.
The matter is now tiending In the ap
"ancn of Bepnblican.
Washington. March 10. A call hai
been issued for a caucus of the Re
publican members of the senate and
house to be held in the hall of the
house Monday evening next at 8
o'clock to elect members of the na
tional Republican congressional cam
MAY BE HAD OF
necessary to secure an ccort in to
apply Jt the club any evening and
pick out any member, who in compell
ed by the by-laws of the organization
to perform hi duty or else pay a fine.
Members of ihe club are enthusiastic
over the success which has greeted
their project. It is said they will
shortly publish, a book containing
photograph of various members.
Then the escort bureau can be called
up on the telephone and the desired
protector ordered out.