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MICHIGAN PEOPLE AND WHAT THEY ARE DOING. Detroit Detective Hclievo They Have I About I'nravelled tbe "Myrtle Cooke" Hyatery. Saginaw Suywer Bleeta with m Fright itf ul Death. Other Occurrence. That Detroit Myntrry Cleared Up. The mysterious "Myrtle Cooke" case, Xvhich has been the sensation of De troit for over two weeks, hus at last been cleared up, and the old adage, 'murder will out," has again proven true. It will be remembered that the girl died at a lying-in hospital, Feb. 3, and two months later it was accident ally discovered that the body was be ing kept by an undertaker to experi ment with a new embalming Uuid. &fr&! Lane, who runs 'he hospital; Dr. eaman, who attended the girl, did Some tall lying, sa ing that they did bot know whero the girl came from, that they only knew her name was AijTtlo Cooke," and that Blie died from natural causes. Nothing could ho proven, and it was thought the cecret would never be solved, when a woman who had known the dead girl told a startling story to the police, which was noon corroborated. The name of the poor unfortunate girl was Kmily Hull, aged -'7. She had been ruined by Kev. J. Hell, of Uirming ham, England, a well-known Church of England clergyman, with a wife and (seven children. Hell had sent the girl to Detroit to have an operation performed, and this was done by Dr. tSeaman and she died as a result. The evidence being so strong, the Lane woman, her husband and Dr. Seaman were arrested. j A Horrible Sawmill Accident. I The sawmill of Wall & Webber at Saginaw was tho tho scene of a fright ful fatal accident. Frank Labelle, a circular sawyer, was w-arming a saw by holding a board against it while it rapidly revolved. In come manner he was drawn to ward the saw. He put his right hand out to save himself. Four fingers were taken oflj; then he slipped, his head striking the saw. The top of his head was cut oft on a line about an Inch above his eyes. As he rolled olf his left shoulder struck the Raw and a jgash eight inches was cut deep down into his lungs before the other work men dragged him away. Although frightfully injured, Labelle lived an hour, retaining consciousness until a few minutes before his death. La Lellc has been a circular sawyer about nine 5'ears, and was regarded as nn expert. He was about 3.4 years old, and leaves a wife and six children. I State Council Royal Arcanum. The grand council of the Royal Ar canum convened at Flint. The grand secretary's report for the year ending .April 1, ISO.!, shows a net membership of G, 101 and the grand treasurer's re port for the year shows tho receipts to have been $10, 133.22, and the disburse ments $7,5'i0.30, leaving a balance of 2,612.02. During the year there have been 50 deaths in the state. The new officers are: S. F. Woodcock, Jules, .grand regent; vice-regent, L. Eden borough, J lay City; orator, A. (1. Pitts, Detroit; chaplain, Ueorgc Reynolds, Saginaw; guide, J. R. Johnson. La peer; warden, D. K. Cramplon, Mon roe; sentry, A. II. Histon, Flint; trustee, II. It. Raxtcr. Grand Rapids. ' I'annle Fox'a Sad Death. Fanny Fox, aged 18, daughter of W. IL Fox, of Rives Junction, died at the Good Samaritan home, Jackson, one hour after giving premature birth to a child. Sheriff I'eek, acting under in structions from the prosecuting at torney, went to Hives Junction and ar rested Curtis Harwood, aged 24. who says lie is a cousin of the dead girl, on the charge of murder. Dr. J. 1). Jvorth, one of the oldest and most eili cieut physicians of Jackson, was taken into custody by the sheriff on the same charge, on the statement of Har wood to Prosecutor illair that Dr. JCortU had performed the operation which caused the girl's death. Mordrr and Suicide nt Jacknon. ' Elijah Stewart, aged 21, colored, of Jackson, shot his wife three times with a 32-caliber revolver, placed the muzzle of the gun in his own mouth and fired a bullet into his brain. Of tho three bullets tired at the woman, one entered the head, just back of the left car, taking a downward course; another struck the frontal bone and glanced off, after making a llesh wound, and the other cut a furrow in the side of the neck. The cause of the hooting was jealousy. The Stewarts have been married 11 years and have a con 10 years old. Later in the day Brown died, but his wile may recover. Small Hoy Fatally IlurueO. Ralph Ploughman, aged 5 years, fell into a lonIire nt Muskegon, and was terribly if not fatally burned, his ab domen being literally cooked. Ho walked to his homo a block distant with his clothes atjame. His mother became helpless with fright, and the boy was only saved by the thoughtful vess of a 7-year-old brother, who wrap ped a blanket about him and smoth ered the llamcs. MICHIGAN HAPPENINGS. ; 1 A summer normal school will be held at Pctoskey. ' A gypsum plant will soon be estab lished at St. Ignace. South Haven is thinking of buying an electric lighting plant. ' Albion college will conduct a sum mer school during the month of July. The Hammond Guard is the title of a new military company at Jackson formed by young men of the First Jlaptist chdrch. Grand Rapids is facing a shortage of nearly 8150, out). It is believed it will be necessary' to raise her assessed valuation quite $.",003,000. Tho Denton Harbor" Y. M. CL A. is tiow enrolled in tbo state association and has a membership of 215 and an ' average daily attendance of 50. Owing to "the illness ,of Judge Jack eon a tinal rVUefwhifr cannot be had on the income tax case before the U. . supreme court before October. "Counterfeit dog tags are fooling tho dog catcher at Ann Arbor. JfJCharles Norgreen, while temporarily insane, shot himself at Stephenson. A 3-year-old daughter of John Rosino was kicked to death by a horse ut Coral. David Liberman, an Adrian butcher, was killed in a railroad wreck at Gales burg, Pa. Plans are being drawn for a new armory for the Alpena guards, to cost about 3,000. Alonzo Sanborn filled himself full of buckshot at Alpena. Domestic troubles and temporary insanity. The famous German brown trout are being planted in tho Pero Marquette and Droadman streams. Ludington now ranks as the second city of the world in the production of salt, Manistee being the first. Cedar Springs citizens will rout all the disorderly people in town, even if their houses have to be dynamited. Ephraim Towne, of Allegan count', aged 71, was thrown from his buggy and received possibly fatal injuries. Wm. Gray, a recluse, was found dead in his homo at llangor. There was 250 in his pocket, which he had saved. Gov. Rich issued a proclamation rec ommending that the people of the statu generally observe May 3 us Arbor Day. . While workmen were razing an old Tjuilding at Scolicld the building fell on a boy named Smith, causing fatal injuries. James Terflinger was painfully wounded near Indian River, the result of a shot from ambush. He suspects a neighbor. Chris Ames, of Adrian, aged 19, claim that his father knocked him senseless with a bar of iron, and has had the old man arrested. Fifty co-eds at Olivet ask to join the athletic association, and as this woula result in big tlnancial gains, they are very likely to have their way. Sturgis people talk of tar and feath ers for a chap who allowed his wife and little ones to go to the county house while he supported another wo man. Pert Noerdlinger, a young newspaper man of Pentwater, is under arrest charged with obtaining goods of C. E. Moore, of Shelby, und.r false pre tenses. Mrs. Sarah E. V. Emery has pre sented the Universalists of Lansing with a church site, worth 0,000. She is a well-knowr Populist writer and speaker. Two cakes of Rlack river ice sent from Port Huron to Ann Arbor for analysis were found to be impure and dangerous to health, and Port Huron is alarmed. Ferdinand Hoffman, a Port Huron saloonkeeper, placed in jail because he neglected to pay the G a week ali mony, says he wiil rot in jail before he will pay a cent. The sawmill of Nadeau Ilros., located at Xadeau, on the line of the Chicago & Northwestern railway, was totally destroyed by file. The loss is SiO 030; partially insured. The body of an unknown man was found in Huron river near Ann Arbor. The body had been seen there all winter in an upright position but had been thought to be a stump. The Masonic home at Grand Rapids is in need of funds, and subordinate lodges throughout the state have been called on to contribute to a fund to pay the annual expenses of S'5,000. . Rev. F. C. Lee, of Three Rivers, in a sermon against saloons, said that many bondsmen were wholly unqualified, and warned them to withdraw or he would complain against them in court. Mrs. Otto and Mrs. John Willetts, of Pennington, were struck by a Michi gan Central passenger train and car ried l.r0 feet and then thrown down an embankment. Doth were painfully cut and bruised, but will recover. Alfred M. Todd, who ran for con gress on the Democrat-Prohibition-Free Silver-Populist ticket in the Third district, says his defeat cost him S1,4lr, exclusive of lawyers' fees, to test the anti-fusion law, which case ho also lost. John Leon, of Grand Rapids, went to Duluth, and began kissing every woman he met. While walking two blocks ho kissed six women, and was about to run tho score up to seven when he was run in. The judge gave him Gl days. A scheme is on foot to have Kalama zoo college atliliate with the big Chi cago university. The gains to Kalama zoo would bo very many, while losing none of tho present advantages. The matter will bo considered by the trustees in June. John Harrod, tho married Negro who eloped with Lillie Dixon, a pretty white girl, pleaded guilty at St. Joseph and was sentenced to Jackson prison for two j'cars. , He was arrested in Milwaukee, brought to Michigan, con victed and sentenced inside of 48 hours. Owners of the coal mines at Albert are complaining bitterly of the Cincin nati, Saginaw &. Mackinaw railroad, which charges 50 cents a ton to haul coal from Albee to Saginaw, a distance of 11 miles. Very littlo worlf is being done ut the mines on account of tho high tariff exacted. Charles ITlrich was arrested at Houghton charged with murder. The dynamite factory of the Hancock chemical companj' exploded over a month ago, killing Dominick Christina of whoso body only scraps of flesh were fonn;L Ulrich had threatened Christina. A Pinkerton detective claims he has clear evidence that Ul rich committed the diabolical crime. The pardon board has relieved the overcrowded condition of Jackson prison by selecting 50 convicts con fined there and recommending their transfer to the Ionia reformatory. The convict were selected from among the younger prisoners, and with reference to their acquirements In the line of industries carried on at the latter Institution. It Is probablo that further transfers will be made in I tho near future. Holding officials are corresponding with a well-known shoe manufacturer I of Rossvillc, IU., with a view to cstab I ltahing a factory. STATE LEGISLATURE. Senate. 61th day. Hills passed: Amend ment to the law for tho formutlon of gas com panies; relutlve to tbo sulo of lauds for liquid ating the debts of e-.'aies; amending tho fran chise feo law by providing thatcorporatlo nsof reincorporating Khali pay the same franchise feoastiio.se tilling articles for tho first tln. Tho bill to abolish tho law requiring landlord to give notice before evicting tenant who rent by the month or less was killed a few days ago, but wan reconsidered and panned at the insti gation of Senator Thompson wnocoutrola more rented property In Detroit than any other per son in tbe ttate. In committee ol the whole the senate agreed to tho 47.000 appropriation for tbe Kchool for the blind. Attempts were made to reduce the mining school appropria tion to (7.V000, but were unsuccessful and it was agreed to at f lU.l.nOO. A bill agreed to gives the officers of the Soldiers' Home military titles and police authority. The bill, propos ing a bounty of 20 cents on woodchuck scalps, was defeated. tiov. Klch sent tho following nominations, which wero continued in executive session: To be member of tho board of trustees of tho Upper i'enlnsula asylum for the Insane Claude W. I'uKe. of Newberry, und Henry W. Jones, of Houghton, for a term of six years; (ieorge i .. l.oope, of Hessenier, and Charles T. t'alrbairn. of Jslipeming, for ,a term of four years; Theodore V. HurrMcU. of Saulte Ste. Marie, and Arthur A. Henderson, of Newberry, for a term of two years. The bill providing for llsh chutes In all river dams, was passed. HoL'nk. Bills passed: For the incorporation of mutual companies for insuring against loss through lrealui:;o of plate glass; amending tho law relative to the care of the Insane; for a public ganjc prescrvo in submerged lauds in eastern part of Monroo and Wavne counties; for general protection of game: incorporating tne Male Dairymen's association. Tho House struck ot the toll roads by repealing the charter of the iJraihlvilie i'luuk Koad company. A bill drawn on the theory that tho county seat Kmmett county was never legally established at Harbor JSprmgs and authorizing the people to vote on the question of its removal to i'etos key was detcated. The gcnerul charter bill for incorporating third-class cities occu pied a largo portion of tho day. Speaker ior don offered u suggestion in regard to these general charter bilis which will probably be adopted. It is In the form of a local referen dum to save the necessity of cities coming to tho legislature with small siuabblea of only local interest. Mr. Gordon suggests an amend ment to the constitution whicn will give to cities under the second, third and fourth class charters, a larger measure of local self-government than they have ever before enjoyed In this state. This amendment contemplates that after the general charters have gone Into effect, changes in the charters applicable only to local communities may be made by each community Itself. These local amendments must first be adopted by a two-thirds vote of the council and then submitted to tbe people who. by a majority favorable vote may give them effect. Senate doth day. The appropriatloa for the school for the blind $17,000; conferring military rank and police authority upon tbe Soldiers' Home officers. The committee on state affairs reported without recommendation the bill authorizing the acceptance of the ML Pleasant Normal school by the state. Among the measures agreed to In committee of the whole were the compulsory education bill and tho bill establishing a state bourd for the regu lation of medical practice. A substitute for the uniform liquor license bill passed by t lie House was ordered printed by the Senate. The substitute places the amount of tho tax at f.vio. the name us the House bill, but leaves tho matter of closing the saloons on secular holi days to the common councils of cities a sort of oral option feature. The date on which the tax becomes due each year is fixed at Julyl instead ot May 1 to conform to the federal gov ernment license. Hoi sk-No bills passed, the day being spent on the bill to allow tho Detroit Railway joint use of lower Woodward avenue, Detroit, with the Citizen's Street railway. The bill was defeated. Senate. 6;'.th day. mils passed: To compel repairing of plank roads within live days from time complaint Is made: amending law for in corporation of historical and biographical eo cleties; for examinations of candidates for Agricultural college by county commissioners: making it a misdemeanor to fraudulently use union labels: making cities and townships In St. Clair county primarily liable for all claims incurred in c ase of uersons sick with contagious diseases; Instructing state board of uud tors ,o settlo claim of Urand Jdgo, LO.UK, against the state; prohibiting taking of tish from inland lakes, save by hook and line in the hands of the person fishing: amending law for preservation of public health: for examination of girls sentenced to reform school be. ore com mitment; amending law relating tosa eof lands of minors and others unJer guardianship. In committee of tLe whole Senator Jewell s bill wnich brought the Michigan Central under the operation of the two cents a mile law, was agreed to. Horse. Only local bills were passed. Tho charter for fourth-class Cities was agreed to iu committee of tbe whole. Senate. 67th day Bills passed: Foster Ware compulsory education bill; Incorporat ing the Michigan Dairymen's association; incorporating the Order of h'alhbono Sisters. Small attendance prevented the transaction of a great amount of business. House. The day sessions had to be abandoned because of tbe luck of a quorum, and it was not until the evening session that anything was accom plished, and then the time was vpcrit In com mittee of the whole. The bill to locate a nor mal school at ML 1'leasant was agreed to. as was the bill authorising the governor to detail a judge from one circuit to assist the judge or judges in another where business may have uccummulatcd beyond tbe normal capacity of the courts. An amendment to the good roads law of 'J was ulso atrreed to. providing that tho nets of county road commissions in laying out or vaeatmg u road, must be approved by a majority vote of the supervisors. MINOR MICHIGAN NEWS. The two-year-old boy of Thomas Knight, Jr., of Adrian, was killed by a train. A shipment of ten miles of wire fence was made from Adrian to Cape town, South Africa. The annual meeting of the Michigan Equal Suffrage association will be held in Saginaw, May 7, 8 and 0. David Isaacsen, a Finn at the North Quarry mine at Calumet, was instantly killed by leing struck by a descending skip. Neil Rlair, a farmer near Saginaw, was found drowned in a ditch under a wagonload of furniture which had overturned. Gardner Munson, aged 14, was seri ously shot by a companion, Frank Lafferty, while hunting and fishing near Chesaning. Bernard Lovejoy was sentenced to Marquette prison for 10 years from Grand Rapids for a crime similar to that of Oscar Wilde. The hot water boiler of the range at the Lgnew hotel at Mt. Clemens ex ploded and two of the kitchen em ployes were Injured. The boiler went through the roof. Deputy Sheriff W. E. Hobson, while serving papers on Peter Joslin, at Copemish, was attacked with a club and his neck almost broken. Hobson then broke two of Joslin's ribs. Roth are now in bed. The 3-year-old daughter of Philo Moore, near Munger Station, was burned to death while t playing in a small hay-thatched shed. The parents were away from home and an 8-year-old daughter was caring for the child. Charles Church, of Midland, took down his revolver to see if it had got . rusty. After looking into it and see ing that two chambers were empty he ! pulled the trigger. The bullet went through the side of his house, entered tho house adjoining, striking a Mrs. . llodgers on the leg. i At St. Joseph the residence of 8. C Rosenberg, C. N. Kingsley and I. W. Allen were destroyed by fire, which originated in the upper story of I'osen berg's resldenco by, exposure of live electric wires against the wood work. The total loss was about 812,000. Several barns and minor buildings were consumed. CASUALTIES. Ij.1I. Key, CO, a prominent rial road ofllclal, was Instantly killed by being run over by an engine at Elkhart, Ind. The burned body ot an unknown man, supposed to have been a tramp, was found In the ashes of a straw stack at Elwood, Ind. William Neuman, 33, was killed while working In llershey's sawmill at Still water, Minn., by a sliver which pierced his head. Miss Vlllltta Camburn..G5 years old, of Tipton. Mich., was fatally burned. Her clothing caught Are while she was burning the raklngs of her dooryard. FOREIGN. Five thousand employes of the Paris omnibus companies are on strike. A mural tablet In honor of the chem ist Pasteur was unveiled at the cen tenary celebration of the Ecole Nor male, the chief college of France. In' the bye-election for the German Reichstag at Eisenach, Herr Cassel man (Social Democrat) defeated his agrarian opponent by a large majority. Messrs. Croker and Dwyer have ac cepted an Invitation to run horses at the Whitsuntide meeting at Baldovlc, near Dublin. Jockey Blmms and Trainer Campbell will accompany them. The treaty of peace between China and Japan Is unfavorably criticized In leading political circles, and the send ing of two additional German war ships the Kaiser and the Princess Wll helhelm to the east Is generally ap proved. The dispute between Great Britain and Nicaragua Is being witched In Europe and the opinion of those com petent to pronounce upon the matter Is decidedly against allowing Nicara gua to get off too cheaply. Nothing Is known In London of the report In circulation In the United States that the Prince of Wales will visit the United States In the autumn In order to be present at the races for the America's cup. Senor Thedlm has been appointed Portuguese Minister at Washington. The elections for members of the Serv ian Skuptschlna passed off quietly. The government scored a victory, a large majority of Its candidates being re turned. The dispute In the British boot and shoe trade, which commenced in the middle of March, growing out of the In troduction of American machinery, etc., has been settled by compromise. There has been another violent earth Quake shock at Lalbach. LABOR NOTES. Employes of the David Bradley Man ufacturing Company visited Kankakee, 111., where the new site of the factory Is located. Fifty Austrian miners were disarmed at Cincinnati. Iowa, and none of the miners were allowed to enter the town. Miners at Dubois, Pa., demanded a restoration of rates, and the operators are asked to reply by May 2. Miners of the Pittsburg district will hold a convention to realllrm their de mand for 69 cents a ton. The Keystone iron works strike at Kansas City has been settled. The men secure their demand for ten hours a day. Sixty mines were represented at a con vention at Pittsburg. Pa. It was voted to continue the strike for the 69-cent rate pending the action of a conference with the railroad operators. The weavers In the Westerly, R. I., Woolen company's mills will return to work. An Increase of wages and steady work have been granted. The plate-glass syndicate held a con ference at Ellwood, Ind. It Is said operations will be resumed at the Ell wood plant May 1 with an increased force of 1.000 men. The strikers of the Llnwood mill cf North Adams. .Mass., have returned to work after having been out three weeks. The old schedule of wages de manded by the strikers was granted. The Philadelphia Press In comment ing on the contemplated closing down of the Coleralne colliery, says the in dividual anthracite operators have for some time been seriously thinking of shutting down all their collieries, but no one was willing to take the Initiative. CRIME. Edward Cutslnger's house near Am ity, Ind., was robbed during the ab sence of the family of Jewelry and other valuables worth $1,300. Willis Schmltz, 25, has left Clinton, la., leaving a note saying he"was short in his account with Company E. Iowa National Guards, of which he was an cfllccr. Jerry S. Frlel shot and killed Michael J. Shotts near Sioux City, la., and sur rendered to the police, claiming self defertse. Thomas L. Laford, an American civil engineer, has been killed near Zacate cas, Mexico, by another American named Gordon, with whom he was mak ing a prospecting trip. Sheriff Shaw was fatally shot near Klngwood, W. Va., by horse thieves. They are In Jail and may be lynched. Charles Coles, driver of the stage al teged to have been held up near Prince ton, Cal., has confessed that he robbed the boxes and invented the hold-up story. T. C. Kenyon, 61, committed suicide by hanging at Akron, Ohio. He was connected for twenty years with the Whitman & Barnes Manufacturing companv. A. T. Williams, the alleged default ing treasured of Bayfield county. Wis., who disappeared In 1831, has been ar rested and taken to Ashland. He de nies his guilt. Sensational stories are current In Ta coma, Wash., that Paul Schulze, who killed himself recently, was largely short In his accounts with the Northern Paelflo railroad. Thornton Parker, colored, was hanged at Winchester. Va., for assault on Mrs. Melton. Frank Fuller, also colored, was hanged at New Orleans, La., for murdering Henrietta Gardner, SPORTINQ NOTES. Huret, the French bicycle racing man. believes he can ride 100 miles on the track In four hours. Kennedy Child, Secrets ry In name but not In fact, of the National Board of Trade of Cycle Manufacturers, Is now an alderman In Hartford. Conn. The worlds' championships for 1893 will take place at Cologne under the auspices of the Deutsches Uadfahrer Bund (German Cyclists' Union), Aug. 17, IS and 19. There will be three con secutive days of racing. NEWS OF MANY KINDS NEWS OF INTEREST AND MORE OR LESS IMPORTANCE. rtuatl, jermany and Franre I'rolmt Against the Japan-Chin Treaty Hawaiian IVar that da pan In After Th?ni. I'realdent of I ranee In Danger. Europn Don't I.lkn China. Japan Treaty Perlin: Tbe Koelnische Zeitung says: Since it was apparent that Japan was not disposed to be moderate in making demands against China, a move was made to establish an understand ing between tho powers. A complete agreement was reached by Germany and ilussia and tho co-operation of France was secured. The three powers will now proceed to take joint steps in China to protect their interests. The object is to prevent Japan from en twining herself so tightly round China so as to be able, in case of need, to shut off the latter entirety from Europe. St. Petersburg: A scmi-oflicial note has been issued to the newspapers here to the effect that the Russian govern ment is in no wise hatisiied with the China-Japanese treaty, und will act iu concert with other powers in protect ing the" interests of Europe. Paris: The Debatssnys: The Japan ese occupation of Liao-Tong is a men ace to both Pekin and Korea. It Japan expects Russia to renounce her policy toward Korea, she probably has made a great mistake. Moreover, France will not leave Kussia isolated in the east, anc1 Germany is not disposed to regard indifferently Japan's encroach ments. Japan's conditions of peace are immoderate. Her ambition ought to be brought down at once England will incur a grave responsibility if she separate, herself from the rest of Europe at this decisive moment. Hawaii Kfam Japan. Correspondence from Honolulu says that Minister Thurston has arrived from the United States and states that there is no change whatever in his orticial relations with Secretary (ires ham, contrary to newspaper talk. Col. V. V. Ashford has been pardoned out of prison on condition that he leave the islands not to return. It is positively known that public sentiment in Japan is strongly turned in the direction of taking Hawaii. While the native Hawaiian still con stitute the largest nationality, 34,000 to the Japanese -3,000, the latter have tho largest number of male adults, being '0,000 to the natives 10.000. There can bo no doubt that a small Japanese squadron with 1.000 troops, co-operating with the resident Japan ese, could easily overcome any resist ance possible for all the rest of t he population of Hawaii to make. The safety of this government against an early conquest by Japan must be in the protection of the United States. Falling in that, appeal must bo made to Pritish protection. To Anslni4te France' I'reldent. Paris: The Petit Journal declares that the anarchists have arranged to make an attempt to assassinate Presi dent Faure. The paper asserts that men are engaged in the conspiracy, and that one of the number. a deserter from the French army, of the type of Caserio Santo, the assassin of Presi dent Carnot, has left London for the purpose of carrying out the part as signed to him, that of the actual as sassin. It Don't l'lcae (ireat Ilrltaln. London: The Globe newspaper saj-s that tho answer of Nicaragua to the ultimatum ol Great Iiritain regarding the expulsion of Minister Hatch, Brit ish consular agent, from JSicaraguan territory, is not acceptable to the Brit ish government and that steps to enforce the ultimatum will bo taken immediately. NEWS IN BRIEF. The Standard octopus will absorb the oil lands in the Big Sandy valley in Kentucky and West irginiu. Hon. George W. Carlisle, aged ''.) years, a brother oi Secretary Carlisle, died ut his home in Independence, Ind. The Florida house passed without a dissenting vote a bill making April tho confederate Memorial day a legal holidaj-. Two men were killed and live in jured by the collapse of a large derrick in tho Chicago Ship company s yards at South Chicago. Mrs. Wm. K. Vanderbilt, the most I recent of society divorcees, and Oliver I Hazard Perry Belmont were quietly 1 married near London. All the local passenger trains of the M., K. & T. railway system now arrive at and depart from the new Union station at SU Louis, Mo. Forbes Gummcrson, a Lapeer black smith, has gone insane from tho gold cure and subsequent dissipation. He has suffered a stroke of paralysis and lost the power of speech. The New York assembly concurrent resolution submitting to a vote of the people a proposed constitutional amendment providing for woman suf frago has passed both senate and house. Tho Paris Figaro gives currency to a rumor that Dr. Hansen, the Arctic explorer, has found the North Polo and that it is situated on a chain of mountains. The story is regarded as without foundation. A railroad engine was held up by highwaymen in one of the. busiest parts of tho Chicago switching system at midday. The engineer and lireman were attacked by three men and each robbed of a watch and money. Mrs. Delia T. Parnell, mother of the late Charles Stewart Parnell, was found uifeonscious beside a road near Bordentown, N. J., and in a critical condition. She had been knocked down, badly injured and robbed, pre sumably by tramps. John L. Sullivan, the ex-champion i V I U.l'j 41 -..t,4 ' pug, uruvfiy runucii n i.uo naiiaiaucv of Margaret Donnelly, a cook at a Bos ton boarding house, when her clothes were on fire. John wrapped a big rug about the woman and extinguished the llames, his hands being badly burned. ' The Income tax of Massachusetts Is estimated at. ?l,,,':o,0.)0. THE KENT CASE. A Vlitlt to the Work nt t'm I'.ritlHli Xortli Amerieaa Note Company. Ottawa, Out: A visit paid to thu works of the British North American Note Printing company in whoso em ployment is Mr. O. II. Kent, thereport of whose recovery from Bright s dis ease with all itsaecompanying horrors of swollen limbs, convulsions, coma and fearful pains, has been the unse of so much discussion in the city, show ing that he is still in the enjoyment of the health which he has gained by a judicious use of Dodd's Kidney I ills. For a man who may bo said to have had one foot in the grave, and whose health is despaired of, he presented a remarkable, picture of health and vigor and pursued his work ut tho heavy presses without any indication of weariness. He is loud in his praises of the remedy which cured him. Dodd's Kidney Pills are put up in round, Hat boxes with blue labels and red band. The public is cautioned against i nitations and substitutes. If your druggist has not the genuine they will be forwarded on receipt of price, 10 cents a box or 0 boxes for S2.M) by addressing the proprietors, the Dodd's Medicine Co., Ltd., Buffalo, N. Y. Moody' Texas Tahernaele Caved In. Dwight L. Moody, the great evangel ist asked his great audience in the large tabernacle at Ft. Worlh, Texas, to pray for rain which was so badly needed. That night 10,000 people as sembled and in the midst of the ser vices the rain came down in torrents and the great congregation joyfully sang "All Hail the Power of J"esus Name." But suddenly a crackling noise was heard and then the roof sank and the rafters gave way and the heavy timbers and boards covered with tar and gravel came down on a portion of the congregation. A panic ensued and would have resulted in a serious disaster, but for tho coolness of Mr. Moody. As it was, about 40 persons were injured, but only one fatally. Fire Nee roe Lynched. Great excitement was caused around Greenville, Ala., by the brutal murder of Watts Murphy, a popular white man, by the Negroes. Mur'phv was a prominent young farmer, being a nephew of the late Gov. Watts. After murdering him, the Negroes placed his body on a brush heap and burned the heap. Three Negroes were ar rested and confessed, implicating two others, and all were being taken to prison when a 'mob overpowered tho oflicers and lynched the five, among whom wero two women. Gen. MrCook Retire. After serving continuously in the service of the United States of a period of 43 3'ears, Major General Alexander McDowell McCook retires from the army at the age of 64. The McCook family was a family of lighters. - Dur ing the late war live of them were on the Held, a father and four sons, and four of that number attained the rank of general. But with the retirement of Gen. McCook the army has no ollicer of that name on its rolls. Tho heaviest floods in 27 years caused the overflow of the Connecticut, Mer rimac and other New England rivers, causing stoppage of many mills and factories. In some places the rivers rose 18 to 22 feet. The murder of Mrs. Ella Forsyth, who disappeared at San Francisco, is now laid to Theodore Durant, who was arrested charged with murdering two young women in Emmanuel church, San Francisco. THE MARKETS. i.ivi: STOCK. New York Cuttle Sheep I.ambs Hojjs Pest srrade ..f4 Zt'Ki c5 0.) ,5K) h0 Lower grades. 2 8i'j4 0J 3W SID lluffalo Hot grudc4...$fl1?5 7.1 f4 9) J5 80 $. 34 Lower grades. 2;.ii3 7j a 03 4 00 4W C lllfMgO Best trrades...?.-. 0110 01 f 1 50 ?." M f.'iOO Lower 'rudef 2 70x4 75 3j 4 OJ 4 25 Detroit - Hest rade ... $4 VI . 0(1 $ 1 2i S5 00 f " 0.1 Lower Kradc. 2 5J i4 Oi) 2 75 a 'JO 4 85 I'lttHlMirj; V.cut urn let.. .4 31 15 11 f. 2! jtf 01 $1 11 Lower KraJe.i. 2'.H) i4 HvO 3 6) 4 75 Ciiu-ltiriMtl Best irradi's . .5 0.1 100) $t .10 8100 f 4 0.1 Lower trrado.t. 2 7 j J,4 8J 2 25 3 5J 4 Oo C,ev lund Host jrrade-4...4.7V",5 01 $4 51 $ 71 SI 10 Lower grades. 2 25 $4 3J 2 2 3 5'J 4 45 ;n viN, ktc. Wheiit. Corn. Oats. No 2 red No 2 mix Xogwhito New York-Kt atUV M'i fto'4 3d u.M t CM.nxo R7 .M'i 45 , i4.t X". .'U Detroit li) 4-1 t4rt ai'iMlVl Tole1o lii) .)', 44 ,j,w i ;u. rf;u Cinrinntttl 0',i Hi 4ci'4-)4ti'4 34 ((ir.it'i Cleveland-(HI iW' 4IVM7 34 '3t' ritlBbiirg-WfuBJ; 4tl -p4tJ'4' 34!t34 Detroit. Bay. No. 1 Timothy, ?! 75 10 0). Potujoos, 5 i 70. Live Poultry, Chicken. 9: Turkeys. 0 y 10; Dtieks. 1011. Ems, strictly fresh. 11V112. Butter, fresh dairy, liitls; creamery, 1921. REVIEW OF TRADE. Dun s says: In every upaeulatlve department business in growing, but this Is really the least satisfactory teuture of the situutlon. Cotton, oil und whrtt climb above export price, so that the marketing of products abroad must be checked. .and money 1 absorbed which oiixhl to be employed in productive industry and in dis tribution of product to consumers. Kvery bodv knoww thu oil has not risen 2)0 percent because it is intrinsically more valuable, nor Is wheat actually worth moro than It wus two or three weeka atro. but the expansive an t uplift lug force has unfortunately taken to specula tion rather than ti production, and ho we have higher prices in all speculative markets with out a larger demand for consumption. Outside of speculative markets, the lnost Important featuro is tho rise in the price of beef, but which is largely due to the control of sources of supply by a few strouir corporations. Th?re ousrhl to be. but apparently Is not. suOlcicnl power In the hands of the government to meet any such conspiracy against tne public, and the proposal of Secretary Morton to admit Mexican cattle and cattle from Canada on easy terms for the ben'!t of consumers Is heartily commended though It Is not likely to have much inluence. in iron and steel the situation ts rather disappointing. Tne cotton mills are. encouraged by Improving prices and are fairly busy. Sales of wool at the three chief eastern markets and the production oi goods Is at uresent lanrer tnan It has been at any other time for nearly two yoars. failures the past week in tho L. S. were 211 against 2 1 J last year. The South Haven Sc Eastern railroad, a narrow gauge lino from Canton to South Haven, has been sold to tho Chicago A West Michigan, which will take possession June 1. Tho two rail roads intersect at (Jran 1 Junction. The purchase means that tho C. & V. M. will have a new lake port, South Haven, and be enabled to do a good fruit-carrying business. Mrs. Dridget D. YVeltenheimer, of Muskegon, wants .,o K) damages from Saloonkeeper Krghardt Young, who, she says, sold her husband thellroor that led him to assault Victor Liai holm and resulted in a 50 fine.