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V DELDINO, MICHIGAN. Elghtleia men of Toledo have foira ed a trust. This looks like a blind deal. 1 Mrs. W. K. Vanderbllt, Jr., Is taking cooking lessons. Now let the hired girl beware. ' Venezuelan soldiers seem to think that foot-racing is the greatest of tsol dicrly accomplishments. President Poubet'a life has been threatened. The people of France are becoming restless again. Py the way. Just ask your wife what the phrase, "the differential sugar," means, Of course you know, yourself. If the Prince of Wales comes we can promise him that the menus will always be presented in our choicest French. If a successful airship ever be de vised it will be worth far more than the $230,000 Sir Hiram Maxim offers to pay for it. The ordinary wedding is closed with a ring on; but that telephonic matri monial alliance down In Kentucky end ed with a ring off. King Edward belongs to twenty clubs and probably nothing disagree able would be done even If he should not .pay his dues. Belgian socialists who want the "one man one vote" plan evidently Intend to do the voting for their wives, as we do In this country. William Waldorf Astoria has given 1100.000 to an English university, but when last heard from he was still waiting for that title. And the greatest victory that Wis consin Grand Army veteran ever won was in securing three kisses without having to pay for them. Kubelik and Paderewski no sooner wind up their season than it Is an nounced that the seventeen-year lo custs are headed this way. Some people are not bothering so much about the price of meat since the cost of c igarettes is being reduced All kinds of living are not dear. Kansas City has a bribery scandal It seems to be a mere matter of discov ering the briber In order to put all American cities on the same footing. nfito,lae""Un"itecrstates. It will be remembered as an extra dry year. A man with a live body and a dead mind has been found In Chicago, but nobody Is reported missing from the railway station bureau of information. The habit of talking back at the preacher during the delivery of his sermon is becoming so common as to make church services unusually attrac tive. Having seen a few portraits of King Leopold we shall not be surprised at anything the people who see the origi nal every day may take a notion to do him. Mr. Morgan Is getting perilously near that place on the public stage where Alexander posed while he wept because ho had no more worlds to conquer. It has been. brought out in a Connec ticut divorce suit that the man was drunk twice a day for 3C4 days In suc cession. Why he missed on the SCSth is not explained. Carnegie advises young men not to strive to obtain more than a compe tence. He will not have to plead very hard with the majority of them to get their consent. An Illinois girl wrote her name and address on an egg and put it in a crate with others to be shipped east. She is still waiting for a matrimonial proposition to hatch out. The prospect of having American college yelh at Oxford seems to dis woman and proved that though mar riage may be a lottery there are no blanks for the man with a will. The originator of the comic valen tine has Just died at the age of ninety. He lived in Philadelphia and was therefore very slow about facing the ghosts of his numberless victims. Since a Waukegan Judge has decid ed that egg money is the legitimate perquisite of a farmer's wife, there will be a chance for some women to buy new dresses oftencr than once in flre years. Paris has prevented J. Tierpont Morgan from carrying off one pair of iron doors, but the city ought to be careful how It treats our covetous mil lionaire. He may yet transfer the J-itin Quarter to the Ilowery, New York, or Clark street, Chicago. People who are in the habit of sell ing their old books to the junk men should keep the fact In mind that an old volume bearing the date 16t7 brought $1,100 in New York recently.l There was nothing valuable about the book but its 'age. Ill Hunting Up the Wrecked Algonac Bank Assets. SAW SON CRUSHED TO DEATH. Ludlngtoo Mao Struck by Ughtnlu.gr She llobbed the Mourner -I.atet Happen ing la all I'arti or the State ltrleflr Told fur Thene lluy Days. The AlKonrtc Ilnk. The bearing in the Algonac Panldn"! Co.'s receivership, before Peferco in Pankruptcy Davock, was held and a number of witnesses examined. At torney Frank T. Wolcott, for Receiver Lewis T. Pennett, was seeking to elicit Information from the witnesses which would tend to discover more property that should be properly added to the assets of the failed institution. The two principal Items of that kind are the proceeds of the mortgage executed by Financier MeKen.ie Just before bin departure on the Kean fiyin. upn which a loan of $:..."!M) was obtained through Attorney llanna, of Sarnia. and the $lt.HM worth of collateral In possession of the Moore Pros.' bank at Marine dry. " security for a $9,000 loan. In the mortgage case Attorney George . Moore asserts that it was executed to save something for the Kean fnniilv out of the wreck, and as it Is held by the alleged innnoeent pur chasers, and the money secured there on has boon turned over to Mrs. Kean, its whereabouts will have to be discov ered before It can be contiseated. In the matter of the bank's collateral, so much thereof as can be shown to have been received by the bank within the four months prior to the failure, can be recovered back to the receiver un der the bankruptcy laws, but upon this question the testimony adduced was very hazy. Charles Doyle, manager of the Ma rine City Hank, was somewhat uncer tain in 'bis evidence, and It was not clearly established bow much of the collateral would become subject to the bankruptcy laws. Cashier McKenzie was present at the hearing. There was quite a strong array of legal tal ent present to help unravel the snarl. The examination was adjourned until next Friday. Mobbed th Monrnera. A woman arrived in Adrian over the Monroe branch of the Iike Shore Tuesday night and tried to get the ticket agent at the depot to chance a $10 bill. She Hashed a twenty on the hotel people for lodging, registering as "Alice Wilson." Arrayed in a brand now suit of blue, she had a $1(m bill changed so she could get her breakfast. A Detroit detective soon after arrived and at once gathered her in. He said she had stolen $;00 in bills in Detroit. having masqueraded as a mourner and !.!.- I iUn Twielrot tt nnnthor ifmurtici' .3VJl9-4iAd X JtlVisS.-. AJpeaJ young name Is Alice Cornell alias Clark. .She had spent most of the money. Ihfif rt Testimony. The leading paper read before the Twentieth Century Club at the last day's session in Kalamazoo was by Miss S. E. Kay, who has worked out as a hired girl for nearly twenty years Her subject was 'The Problem of Household Help." ' She handled the question without gloves and created a veritable furore among the ladies pres ent, Pev. Caroline Part let t Crane and other voting it the most scholarly and meritorious paper of the year. Though Miss Kay used bitter sarcasm nt the expense of the housewife who employs a maid, she was given an ovation at the close of her paper. A Snd Dentil. Mrs. William Serlbner. an aired ladv who resided alone about four miles from Durand. was found In a Held all but dead. She bad been 111 and started out In the evening to set help. Her strength gave out and she lay In the Held all night. Iwing discovered the next morning by farm hands. She died in a few hours. The relatives knew the old lady 1ml Jier money, and so far about ?Jku. has been unearthed from under the carpets and in different places. In one place there was a square covering about ten yards of .$1 bills. Struck Uy Muhfnlnir. A severe electrical storm visited Ludington Saturday afternoon caus ing great alarm. William Latin, a well known citizen, was struck by lightning while lying on a couch in his house. The holt came down the chim ney and passed through the stovepipe to Latin's body. Hi back and one leg were terribly burned, but the unfor tunate man was not rendered uncon. scions. The doctors say be cannot live. Strangely enough. Latin's house was not damaged in the least, nor were any other members of the family Injured. Sat Her Son Killed. Pefore his mother's eyes. Merrill Pe vette. the lO year-old son of Win. Pe vette. a blacksmith of West Pav Cltv, had his life crushed out at the Hart street crossing or the Michigan Cen tral Saturday night. The boy was go ing down town with bis mother. When they came to the Hart street crossing the boy started to run across the street. A train of flat cars being backed over the crossing struck the boy, knocked him down, one wheel passing over his head, crushing It so death was instantaneous. The Item for JCO.OOO to enlarge the Kalamazoo ofliee, which passed the senate was rejected by the house com mittee. The 1" months-old babe of Mr. Clark, a Pan via township farmer, fell into a tank of water and drowned Sat urday. James Payson. aged 101 years, is dead. He was born In England, and had leen a resident of Carson ville since ls47. More money than was needed to start a bank 'in Cadillac was sub nerlbed by the enterprising business men of the town. A Mad Him I ii err. Trtorln.r nlitiT lit i he dtzzv sneed of m mi in nn hour, and whizzing thrnnirh tuitions where the train ought o have stopped, was the thrill ing experience of the passengers on imnr-fi iho rimnd Trunk Western, due in Flint a few minutes past 11 each evening. The train came Into the sta tion ttaturdnv night at full speed, aim made no attempt to stop. At this Junc ture the conductor and braKemau nottcliiL' Hint something was wrong, applied the emergency brake, and the train was brousrht ton standstill in me yards. Investigation developed the fact that the engineer, PUly Prown, of Port Huron, had become demented, nnu that the lives of the passengers were nt the merev of a madman. Another engineer was put on and the train pro ceeded. r Gaiiihllnif Dehte Void. Representative. John P. Gordon, of Marouette. wins his suit which in volved a check for $1)7 alleged to have been given by him in payment of a poker debt. The suit was against the Lnnsinsr State Savings bank, which cashed the check, and which contend ed that the fact that Cordon drew ids pen through the space designed for the name of the payee, made the ciiecK payable to bearer. The court held to the contrary. The bank can now re coup against the individual who Is ul leged to have won the pot. Itallroad Knrnlnir. Another big increase in the earnings of Michigan railroads Is shown by the statement for March, issued by Pall road Commissioner Osborn to-day. The total Michigan earnings for the month were $.t.r.l.:J.;9 i7, as against $3,242, 421 1)4 for the corresponding month of last year, nn increase of $.5ll,So7 71. The earnings for the first quarter of the present year Avere $l),t)S."i,211. as against $1.K)7..7J3 for the correspond ing period last year, the per cent of In crease being 10.ST, the largest reported for some time. A I. ft on nt Ifll.OOO. Lightning struck the general store of L. A. Saunders, of Hamburg, Sunday morning, and in a few moments W. A. Shelter's general store and J. L. Kls by's hardware store and postoflioe were a mass of flames. Heroic work upon the part of citizens saved many neighboring buildings. Puby Kisby, son of Postmaster Kisby. fell from the roof of a store, fracturing his arm and hip. Loss, $11,(xm; insurance, $0,(mh.). Made 1 1 1 nt liiatiiir. About April l John H. Murphy, a young farmer living near Smith's Crossing, had a quarrel with a neigh bor named McFarlane and his wife over a line fence. Mrs. McFarlane. it is claimed, called him vile names. This affected Murphy's mind to such nn ex tent that be has gone insane and was so adjudged. AIIOIM) TIIH STATU. Cadillac will have its gas plant run ning July 1st. ' A $IO,on gas plant Is to Ik estab- -m'yVTerlously disappeared from home. Dr. K. T. Morris, who has been at tending the family of Win. Horsington. of Maple Grove, smallpox patients, has been quarantined and shut in. The thieves who the other night cleaned out the store in which is lo cated the postoince at Haslett Park, took the ofllce c lock with them. Galesbnrg having secured modern facilities In the way of electric lights and transportation, now adds a thor oughly organized tire department. Milton Finch, the inissing Flsie man. who was thought to have been mur dered, was found at Jackson, wander lug about in a demented condition. Howell command, Spanish War Vet erans, has been organized In Adrian. There are L'o charter members. Ma J. llolloway, who led the boys In Cuba, Is captain. Two children of Andrew Schwab, of Frankenlust township, were bitten by a mad dog. The victims were brought to West Pay City, where the wounds were cauterized. Mrs. pobert Drury. the wife of a well-known Gilead township farmer, gave birth Friday to three baby girls weighing 17 pounds. Mother and chil dren are doing well. The balance In the state treasury at the close of business April .".. was $2. JlTO.tHlT.lO. The receipts of the month of April were $24H.7(1 and the dis bursements $21KU b". William Schram was arrested in Cass City Saturday for stealing a horse from a party near Pad Axe. He had sold the horse and was Just pre paring to leave town. Jonathan Sprngue. the oldest Odd Fellow in Mic higan, died in Ann Arbor Sunday of pneumonia. He was born in New York in IMS and came to Ann Arbor at the age of uo. Iron Mountain has a soc iety that in sures the members against the loss of their cows by death, whether from dis ease or accident. During the past year t ight claims we re paid. Fifty-one diamond rings and a dozen and a half of gold watches, all valued at nearly $1.k, were stolen from the show window of Traub Pros. & Co., Detroit, Friday morning. Pobert Hinder, a butcher of Hattle Creek, bought 27 head, of cattle Thurs day of Lyman Ogden. a farmer who lives four miles from Fnion City, for which be paid $2,.".i7.S7. Mrs. Lizzie Coffee and her paramour, Frank Kipen, who disappeared from Allegan two weeks ago, were found living together in Fairmount, Minn., ni rested and brought bac k. Pccause little Helen Slever and Leta Moore, of Grand Paplds, didn't move far enough off from his father's prem ises when ho ordered them to do so, Carl Woodward, aged 13, is alleged to have struck the children In the face. Helen complained of pains In the tem ple and Is now in a serious condition. Pcv. P. G. Malone hails from Lan sing. He spent the night in the Grand Paplds loc kup and for a very peculiar reason. An officer found him in the net of peeping through a window and pinched him. The divine said he was looking for ft furnished room, and wanted to see if it was satisfactory be fore making application. The non-union men In the besieged Puhl Co. plant in Detroit are supplied with Winc hester rifles to defend theu selves in case of attack by the crowd of union inolders about the place. Purglars broke into the convent of the Sisters of St. Agnes in Menominee by sawing panels out of the doors. They were discovered and frightened away by the occupants of the building. Mrs. Christina Haywood, one of the most prominent ladles in Alpena, was arrested for forgery Saturday. She was arraigned and pleaded not guilty and . her examination was set for MayS. The postoftlce in Napoleon, also the store of W. S. Plackmar and the meat market of P, p. Tracy was robbed last night, the robbers taking $S0 in stamps from the postoMlco and a small amount of cigars and tob acco from the store. Miss Demmlck, an aged pioneer of Pose City. Ogemaw county, was thrown from n buggy and two ribs broken, her shoulder dislocated and other Injuries indicted, width may prove fatal. Frank Gotovzlnskl, aged IS, an oil er In Putter's mill. Ludlngton. was caught on a shaft and whirled to death. When found the body was wound around the shaft, and every bone broken. James Cloonan, aged 22, nn cnuployo of the Muskegon Hoom Co., whllo breaking a log jam below Pig Paplds this ufternoon. fell in and was swept down the river. His body has not yet been recovered. Win. Shaffer, of Lake Odessa, was attacked by a vicious stallion Friday night and sustained injuries which may prove fatal. Shaffer's right leg was terribly mangled and he was otherwise injured. C. T. Puneombe's store in Keeler was burglarized Friday morning, nn explosion of dynamite blowing the safe to pieces and nearly wrecking the building. Several hundred dollars were taken or destroyed. August Fischer, the man whose skull was smashed by the bursting of an emery wheel over whic h he wjs work ing at the Gale works. Albion, last week, died Sunday night without re gaining consciousness. All iVre Marquette section men working between Flwell and Paines junction on the Grand Paplds & Sagi naw division struck for higher wages Monday. They had been getting $1.1." per day and want $1.40. Niles papers say that the Indiana electric railway has decided to cut Niles out and go by way of Puchanan from South Pend to St. Joseph, be cause the Niles council has been dila tory in passing a franchise. Norene Wehlon, the Jackson girl, who tried suicide at Lansing recently by the carbolic acid route, claimed to be under IS years, and, when a so journ in the Industrial school for girls was proposed, she was more than will ing to go. Mrs. Geo. Hughes, of Saginaw; Mrs. William Parrctr, of Ionia, and Mrs. P. Pemberton. of Algonac, sisters who were separated when children, from Ikft-Vr'tfvtfdr bnine hi Detroit iw mri nine. Standard time went into effect in Pay City at midnight May 1, the reso lution passed by the common council specifying that hour for making the change. The schools will run on the new time, and so doubtless will every store and manufactory. J. C. KIder, of Deshler, O., reports that a Canton syndicate has bought several sections of land in Newaygo county for the purpose of starting n sheep ranch on a large scale. As a starter I.m head of sheep w ill be sent fiom Ohio this spring. The vlll.ige of Ped Jacket will have 0." saloons this year, that number hav ing been granted licenses by the vill age council. The receipts from the sale of licenses is large in Ped Jacket and the village averages about $3o.(MX from that source each year. P. M. Thomas, of Charlotte, lias Just completed a $1.".imm residence, made of field stone. Failure to get a solid foundation Is causing the building to settle, sonic parts going down four Inches. It is now occupied by Mr. Thomas, but the fear of a collapse may cause him to rebuild. Frnst Hei irlch. a Detroit painter and well-known G. A. P. man. i)0 years of age. was seized with hemorrhage of the lungs while In the act of making a speech Tuesday night in Arbelter hall and fell dying as he walked through the doorway of the room adjoining the place where he was speaking. Sunday's storm did considerable damage in Saginaw and vicinity. The barns of the Saginaw Pealty Co. were burned by lightning, together with a .fJ.tXM) Sphiiu colt. Ten buildings in all were burnec1. John Pobinson, one of the barn mei. was severely burned in attempting t rescue the horses. A meeting of the contrac tors of Cal umet. Hanctek and Houghton has been held aid the organization of an association fir mutual protection will be formed. :t is not proposed to con solidate the building Interests of Houghton cointy, but the contractors will get togeher and a sort of trust will be formd for the regulation of prices, wages etc. Several yens ago Harry Ingersoll and wife, of Iji using, we're sent to prison for armi. Ingersoll was sent to Jackson, wdle his wife went to the Detroit house of correction. Their terms cxpircdsomo time ago. and Mrs. Ingersoll has eoininence'd proceedings for divorce. Sie alleges that her bus baml Induced ie-r to participate In the crime mentioied. and that she hnn seen nothing tf him since he was re leased from pison. After an exiting chase of 12 hours the Keeler posofilee robbers were cap tured. One o' the burglars fell with a bullet In his ody. which entered left of the spine at I passed near the heart. The other mat then surri'iiehTed. The wounded croo; refused to give ills name: the other claimed that his name was Poyd a ni that he comes from Grand Paplds About $-"0 worth of the stolen statips were1 recovered be sides a bag of ilver ami gold and $1."0 in bills. Thewouneled man will re cover. P. S. Don:, elothlng dealer of Deckenllle ant Sanilac Center, com mitted suicide Sunday by hanging. II IS UP 10 GAINER Ml "Monstrous" To Recall Him Says Lodge. HIS RECORD IN THE ARMY. Major Cornelias Gardner la the Central Figure of a Warm Debate Ills Charjrea Must be Invetljratet First He Mast Make iood or Face a Court Martial. Warm Senate Debate. The senate? warmly discussed the Phllllnliie mi.Kti.m Saturdav. the ma jority members taking an innnlng. lp te this time the minority practically has had a clear field in the debate, the Dolicv of tlm nialiiritv being to permit the criticism of the Democratic mem bers of the body to proceed without in terruption. Mr. Spooner, of Wisconsin; Mr. Lodge, of Massachusetts, and Mr. For aker. of Ohio, spoke In defense of the administration, of the army, and of Gov. Tail. They spoke hotly, and al most unrestrainedly. The result was one of the most spirited debates that has yet occurred on the Philippine question. While the debate took a wide range, It revolved around the resolution calling for MaJ. Cornelius Gardener in the Philippine Islands, to appear as soon as possible before the Philippine committee as a witness. A cablegram from Gen. Chaffee was read by Mr. Lodge, saying that It was im practicable for MaJ. Gardener to leave the islands at present, as be was an essential figure in a court of inquiry which was Investigating the conditions of the province of which he was pro vincial governor. Senator Ledge in referring to the matter of the immedlate calling of Gardener said: it is perfectly mon strous to bring MaJ. Gardener here and allow him to make his accusations in a committee room of the senate, when the olllcers against whom he makes them are thousands of miles away In the Philippines." I t t (iinlnir Nmv. It Is up to MaJ. Gardener to make good on his c harges in connection with the conduct of the war in the Philip pines, else he will have to face a court martial, lie Is being blamed as large ly responsible fer the trouble that has been raised in congre ss, and some very uncomplimentary things are being said about him. Gardener was never very popular In the army, and now that he has brought himself into prominence by the re'pnrt lie wrote, all sorts of stories are being told regarding his army record, which is seemingly being lookeel up for fu ture use It Is claimed that Gardener lias no brackets to his credit as a light er and that he has always had a fac ulty of avoiding the firing line. He was detailed as governor of Tayabas, but the tale Is being circulated that ho wanted the position, while other of r tireier rod to remain on active The war department will leave no stone unturned to force the Issue, es pecially as Gardener has not shown himself to be as well fortified with facts as his report Indicated, and un less lie can make out a whole case It Is very like ly that steps will be taken to retire him to private life. Death of Totter Palmer. Potter Palmer, for nearly half a cen tury one of Chicago's most prominent business men, died Sunday night at his residence on Iake Slmre Drive. The exact cause of Mr. Palmer's death lias not yet been determined, lie had been sufTering for several weeks from a nervous elisorder. but as lie was able to be about the house, his condition was not thought to be serious. When he retired Saturday night, he was feel ing. If anything, better than for sev-e-ral days. During the night, however, he seemc'd te lose all his energy nnd In the morning he was unable to leave his room. lie gradually grew weaker dur ing the clay and at ."Ho in the evening, he suffereel a sudden collapse from which he expired. The physicians who were attending Mr. Palmer are at a loss as to the ultimate cause of his death; apparently he had no organic troubles. I'lml C'ubnn Cnnrei. The Cuban senate and house of ren- resentative's assembled at noon Mon. day in the palace. Gov.-Gen. Wood made an address wishing the leirisln. ture success in the work they were alxuit to enter upon. He Informed them that no legislative power would no vested in congress until after tho formal transfer of the government. Their work now was to tins nnmi credentials and to Inform the military government, oilicia I v. who hn.i selected pre'side-nt and vice-president senators ami members of the house of representatives. The senators met in Iho c gutldo and the rettresent.ntlino t i, Ceunm.-rndaticia General de la Marina building. Tlie Sfrleken Queen. A message from fasti.. Monday morning, says Queen Willie! mina Is still alive. None of the doe tors attending .r majesty left fhe pal nee Sunday night, and neither the oueen mother nor Pie prince consort went to bed. It was announced at mid night thaf Wllhel.nina bad be-en pre maturely conflnevl ni ; oVIoek Sunday ev.mlng. !W. Pose,.st,.i, Dr n(H,;. slngh and the othe r eloctors were n at tendance. The queen suffered intense An i official estimate of tofnl cost of he South African war to March .11, Severn girls are known to have been Killed ami morn ti.m. ., , .... , , ....... ri in c 1 1 1 1 e 1 1 e m i during a panic In a Philadelphia cigar factory Wednesday. Arrangements f(r fhe visit to this country next October of the eeluca tlonal and financial commissions of Pngland have been completed by . fred Moseley, the Pritlsh capitalist who has spent considerable time in the United States preparing the ft in. erary. Strikes ire Niuuerons. Strikes went nto effect for an eight hour day and lc reused wages Thurs day In the follwlng cities: Klght thousuil men are out in Pitts burg, the trade Involved being struc tural Iron worers, carpenters, brick layers, sheet intal workers, slate and tile roefers, !lslde electrical wire workers, porta h; nnd hoisting en gineers and w0el and metal lather. One architec t tias specifications on work aggregate $io,oK),ojO, which is being held up b the labor trouble. More than 2.O0 skilled laborers are on strike in Ptfalo for higher wages. Most of these no carpenters, n few structural iron.venkers, and the others plumbers. About r0 driers of coal wagons, all members of th Drivers' union, struck in Pochesfcr. .. y.. for higher wages and shorter waking hours. Two thousad men employed in the building trade- Went on strike in Youngstown, ; Two hundrei and fifty Toledo, O. iron molders no on strike. They do run ml an ndvaice in wages of 10 per cent. Machinists aid henchmen to the number of 1,'Jn in sl dozen large saw mills and molting mills In Hudson county. New Je-Sey, went on strike for a uniform rate of $2.50 for an eight Hour day. More than l.tfio men of various trades went on ctrike in Toronto, Can ada, for an ine-ease in wages, includ ing bricklayers, carpenters and ma chine wood wokers. wire wood nnd metal lathers, carriage and wagon workers, and jevelry workers. The electrical workers and their helpers In Paterson. X. J., struck in a j body. The hoel carriers also went out. J lie carpenters have been out for sev eral days. President l'llma'a Troubles. The enthusiasm over the visit of Presldent-eelect Palma to Santiago continues, but. :ceordlng to dispatches received by the' local press, political Jealousies and nvy follow his foot-ste-ps. and the two peditical parties the Nationalists, a majority of which Is composed of negroes, and the Pe publieuns, representing the white pop ulationare witler anart than ever. Senor Castillo, leader of Pepubllcans, ami .senor liravo. leader or national ists. are not on sneaking terms. Many persons have applied to the president-elect fer positions, ami to these he has said that ntlioes will lie given to those who are competent, and that a man's war record does not necessarllv mean that he has ability to 1 manage public affairs. co.ni:si;i nkws. The president sent the nomination of II. Clay Kvans to bo consul-general at London, to the senate Saturday. Win. Henry Moody, the new secre tary of the navy, took the oath of office at the navy department Thursday. President Poosevelt has nominated Congressman W. H. Moody, of Massa chusetts to be secretary of the navy. The Amalgamated Association of Iron. Tin ami Steed Workers has adopted thojBoIutlonjj-ovIjllnffJ orjn 000 to $100,000. A move has been made to nolle prcsse the thre e assault eases growing ot:t of the row e;n a street car In Washington between Senator Money and Conductor Sharer nnd Fireman Hooper. The monthly statement of the public debt shows at the close of April :i0. l'.wrj. the debt less cash in treasury amounted to .pO.'UL'.OTO. which Is ii decrease as compared with April 1, pxrj. ef sumo,:;.-,;. Frank O. Westlak. who nsserts he Is a descendant of the famous family of Prussian patriots of that name, has been arrested at New York on the charge of stealing a large amount of jewelry and clothing from the Grand T'nlon hotel. The king has pardoned the oflieers of the Fulled State's cruiser Chicago who have been imprisoned at Venice. They will be immediately handed oer to the Fnited States consul, from whose- charge they will be transferred to the Chicago. The monthly coinage statement Is sued by the director of the mint shows , that during April. 15H12. the coinage executed at tlie mints of the Fnited States u ununited to JST.I.'ILK'IM, as fob lows: Gold. $:l.4S0.:;i.i; silver, 27.1; minor coins. $2tL'..1fU). Under a special order which allowed three hours' debate, but which cut off all opportunity of amendment, the? house passed an omnibus public build ing bill which will distribute $17,4or,. 4."0 among 174 cities. As the bill cov ers into the treasury $1,."S.",hx, the total amount carried by the bill is re duced to that extent. The monthly comparative statement of the government receipts and expen ditures shows that during the month of April. 1JMI2. the total receipts were ?4.V2I."...".10, a decrease as compared With April. l.K)l, ,f $..W2.(KK). The ex penditure's lor me month aggregated $0.'.)'..-u;. which ieaes a surplus for the mouth of l.:no.et. inchennans trained dogs ami monkeys will be one of the particu larly Interesting acts at Wonderland and Temple theater. Detroit, next week. Charles p. (Jrapewln ami Anna Chance will again bo seen in "Above the Limit." the funniest playlet that was ever written. Then there will be seen and heard Arthur Doming, our olel-tlmc minstrel friend. Plane-he Ping, the fine singer, and Lynch V .Tewell. the former the gnatest clog dancer, and the latter a noted soprano, will also be prominent anieuig the en tertaine rs. The Kansas City Star prints an ap peal for money, food, clothing or feed for stock from drought-stricken farm ers of Fulton county. Ark., on the Mis souri Hue. The farmers, who lost their crops during last year's terrific heat, passed a strenuous winter, spring find ing them prac tically destitute, and now they appeal for aid to tide them over till their spring crops shall be gath ered. Dr. J. W. Taylor, grand high priest of the grand chapter of the P. A. M. of the United States, has granted a dispensation, for a chapter in San Juan. Porto Pico, nnd will soon grant another for n chapter in Mauila. C.ov.-Oen. Taft nn the "Water Cure." Gov.-Gen. W. II. Taft. of the Philip pine islanels, in his address before the students of Yale college said. wun. rcsnect to the evidence as to the water cure and other cruelties, it must be re membered that the nrmy or -io.oou 10 V0.000 men. by reason of the guerrilla warfare carried on by the insurgents, had to lo divided Into TAHi posts, many of which we re commanded by first and second lieutenants or captains, and sometimes by sergeants, ami mai me detachments in the field far exceeded the number of posts; that this ex- plained how It was possum, wun many engagements dally, excepuon.11 instances of such abuses might occur without tvnlfvlng the conduct of tne- nrmy, which on the whole was humane and considerate toward the natives. A Trim Cjelente. A spc : I from (Jranbury, Tex., con firms the report of damage done at (Penrose by a tornado Tuesday. One additional death, making a total of eight, is reporteel, ami three of the In jured' probably will die. There were ."7 persons injured, but with the exception of three, It is thought that all will recover. In Glenrose, buildings were total ly destroyed. More- than 100 persons iir.inelKs nnd destitute of food or shelter. The tornado destroyed farm property and cnps for a distance or five miles north of Glenrose and seven miles south. The hay shed and elevator belong ing to James Lindsay, of Smlth Creek, was destroyed by tire, causing a loss of $5.ooO. The building con tained considerable hay and grain. BASK BALL. Pelow we publish the standing of the Americ in and National league clubs up to and including the games played on Monday, May .". AMERICAN I.EAGCE. Won. Lost Ter ct. Detro't 3 .!7 St. ahih 0 -M0 Thilsitle-lphia fi IJoston 5,f Washington 5 6 Chi;i.'o S H Haltlmore. e 4" Cleveland 8 .XB NATIONAL LKACiCE. Wen- Lost. Porrt. Pittsburi? H - -M' Ne w York 1 s -"'ST ('niello " f Hoston 1 7 s, Philadelphia- K -'t' Urooklvn 6 -4W Cin.innati '- St. Louis.... 3 l' n AMl'SKMKXTS IN DKTKOIT. WEEK KNOIN'J MAY 15. Df.thoitOpk.ua IlorsE-"Mrs. Patrick Camp bell" Kvenlnt's at !. Sat. M:tinee at 2. Lvc tfM Theateh.-Pike Co. "The Moth and the Klamc"-Mat. :fe. Kve. 15c. iV. .Mk 7f.c, WitiTNK.v tJiiANO "Hast L.vnne" Matinees toe-. I e anil V. Evenings loo. Hks and .Hoc. WoNiKKLANl-Afterncens at 2 and 4. 10c. Po aud Joe. Eve. at 7 : Jo and H : It, loc, 2)c and 26c. Till: MAHKKTS. Detroit. Cattle: The cattle buyers ctHlm that they are unable to dispose of their lr.! fuTce h. It I.- mi,i that some of the largest whole-sale l,;itchrs of the city tre loaded up with eoippHf-s that will last two or three wicks: Milch cows, tronjr for Rood kind, average price. t'b to f.V; choice steers, Jiei r.0; jjood to choice butcher Fleers. 1.0)0 to 1.10, pounds. 4(rt 90; liht to ood butchir steer and heifers, $1 T'VWr.; common to fair butcher bulls, .".ik(3 !)".; Kd shippers' bulls, Jl 405; feelers unci stoe-ke-rs. Jl V'j5. piheep Mest clipped, lambs. $iVfifl 10; best wool lambs. f! 2rfr 7li: light to pood mixed lots. It ri"3; ve-arllncrs. 5"1j .r0; fair to Bond hute-her sheep. Jl'ijfi; culls and com mon. t.V(i'.l 7". Hogs Light to pood butchers. 70Ti 75; pips and light yorkers. $t5 3'(ej eio; roughs, jr. r.O!f.; roughs. l-:l off. Chicago. Cattle: . Depreciation In th price of cattle and reduction In consump tion during the past week are sail on the most trustworthy authority to have resulted in ft loss of fjnej.ooi to the live ftock raisers adjacent to Chicago: Ooo'l to prime steers. p S1 SO; poor to me dium. $1 .Vi'iie'i 4: Mockers and feeders, XI rV'ir; cows. $1 4(Vto 7.": heifers. J 2"iB; runners. $1 4'fi2 4: bulls. $2 2.V5 40; calves, $25; Texas fed steers. '(aC, 2.". Phe ep C.ood to choice wethers, $o fiO''i fi 10; fair to choice mixed.. $1 7j'u5 ."0; west ern sheep. $. 2.VS6 10; native lambs. $4 7jJJ f iV: we-stern lambs, $5 &J; Wooled C'eilorados. 17 13. llogs Mixed and butchers. $', TO-Vj-T 13; gc.cid to choice heavy. $7'i;7 2Z: rough heavy. 7.v7; light. $H 5:vjti f0; bulk of fales, $) Wi 7. (i nil n. Detroit. Wheat; No. 1. white. Wc; No. 2 red. S7c; May. lfi.m bu at V7o; July. 10,000 bu at K'k; 23000 iu at Me; No. 3 red, 84c; mixed winter. 7c per bu. Corn No. 3 mixed, 64c; No. 3 yellow; G4M;e per bu. Oats No. 2 white. 41'2e; No. 3 do. 1 cir at 4i'.c. closing nominal at 474c; rejectefd, 2 cars at 40e per bu. Chicago. Wheat: No. 3. 73?;c; No. 2 red, Wc. Corn No. 2. Cc: No. 2 yellow. fi3fi3ip; Oats No. 2. 4Mi 43V..C-: No. 2 white, 44; 43'je; No. 3 white. 4l4'.c. I'roel nee. Hutter Creinierlcs. extras. 2; firsts, 2Vit22c fancy selected dairy, lOtH:; pack ing sto'K. l'.ie.e. Cheese Choice state. October, 13& 130 per lb. Eggs Candle d. fresh receipts. Ific per d7.. Honey No. 1 white. Welle; light amber, liKillc; dark amUr. S'ile; extracted, tij) ej'-e per lb. Marde sugar New made, 12o rxr lb. Apples Fancy, $114 30 per bbl; choice $.1ii4 3 per bbl; common. 2 per bbl. potatoes Michigan, out of store, 90 $1 (4) per bu: new lb rmuda. $2 30 per bu. Onions Michigan. $1 23 per bu; Spanish, tl 73; Hermudas. $3 per bu crate. poultrv I'.rollers. l.VuK.e; live hens. 10c; old roosters, fie; springs, lie; young ducks, oi lo.-; young turkeys. 10'(cllc; geese. 7'iSc per lb. Dre ssed fowl. 10c; chickens. 11c; ducks. Wi2v; ge-ese. inlOc; turkevs. young, limine; old, PKullc. Pressed calves Fancy, S'yS'c per lb; fair. ;r7y per t j jay Prices en balled hay. new. nre ns follows: No. 1 timothy. $11 3nil2; No. 2 110 Mi; clover, mixe-d. $10'j 10 30; rye straw. 'viif, 30; wheat and oat straw. J.Vuj fit) per ton In car lots. f. o. bv Detroit. Wool Detroit buyers nre paying the fol lowing prices: Medium and coarse un washed. V'tVo; tine do. 11c; do ducks. 7c; unwashed tags. 3c per lb. A swindler armed with a bosrus let ter of credit ami giving seven different aliases, has cleaneil up about $2.(XX from hotelkoepors In middle, western and eastern cities with bogus checks drawn on the Karl Fruit Co., of Cali fornia. A coroner's jury at St. Louis. Mo., has decided that the killing of Mrs. Nettle Fargo by her husband. Hurry P. Fargo, was an accident. Fargo re turncd home unexpectedly. He found his wife out. anel rhe did not return tmtll midnight. She was accompanied by ft man. Fargo tried to shoot the nian, but the bullet struck bi wife.