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Leased Wire Dispatches rmiT DAILY Today's News Printed Today THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR. THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1911. PRIfT TWO TFNTS ON TRAINS AND NHWtl riiv,c. inutLiiio, stands, nvB cbnv. JOURNAL C v fflOi ARE H I OR AS RESULTOF STORM Steam Sealer Newfoundland May Have Sunk During Blizzard Whcih Swept Eastern Coast of Canada One Theory Is That Men Were on Ice Floes and Were Unable to Regain Ship During Gale Red Cross Ship Sends Message and Has Fifty Corpses on Board Steamer Southern Cross Three Days Overdue . Curling, X. F April 2. More thnn 2(10 men from the steam whaler Now- foundland were either dead today or lost on the ice floes off Cape Kace ns a result of the blizzard which swept the const Tuesday and Wednesday. The news reached here by wirelss froln the lied Cross ship Florizel, pass ing th Straits ot lie'.lc Isle with 0 of the corpses on board. The message did not say definitely whether or not the Newfoundland wns sunk, but the im pression was gathered here that the! moil were on the ice seal hunting when the storm came up suddenly, anil they Were iinnlile to regain the ship. An earlier account from St Johns was interpreted to the effect th.Pt the New foundland had readied that port with Washington,' April 2, President Wil Kin announced today that John Linnd is rliont to return to the I'nite I States. J!e will Fail for Galveston tomorrow on the hospital ship Solace. Tlie presi dent insisted his emissary was not re called, but was returning merely to re cover his health, which has become im paired by his slay in Vcrn Cruz. The executive added that Li ml would po back to Mexico if necessary, (., soon as he is phvsicailv aide. From Galveston i. ...Ill j i' i. T ! .1. c.. lie iii nil to iicinu liii'K cpims Jtjr , : " Ti-.ircon Pwcttcally Captured. i,,.,,.., i,,vi.. a,.,.;i " i.,n,.',,. a two hours telegraphic conversation between Generals Carranzn and S'illa, rebel officers here today declared that to all intents and purposes Torrcon hud been in Villa's hands rinec last Tues- lr" : iday nfternnon. Only two remnants of the federal garrison was still holding out, they snid, and it was momentarily expected he would capture these. Carranza mid Villa had their talk last night. The former, with the mem bers of his cabinet, took complete jos ncfsion of the main telegraph office, excluded evcrvnne, opciators included, nun . lie c.c'puoii vi wieir im .1 in i me , iL.i. - ..I....... ' telegrapher, ami went thoroughly into ' the situation. Later Carranza 's chief of rtnff outlined the conversation. Unexpected Dofeiiro, Of the two federal bodies which were Mt ill resisting the rebels Bt Torrcon, it was stated that one occupied a fortifiej adobe structure in (he southwest part or ,own wnere, n, una express..! .r, it was "offering an unexpected '1'-- , ' . . . 1 jip rest ot ,e garrison, accnr.uu, """" ". ".in ,.'. , " 'f4 . ' . iVrn?. ...MK n, ,hi, iu, in linvitinn o l,.u- ml iu unli.livvui-.l n-hprn ' . , . , , ' " r. """ 't; P1," . . . ii was oxpunneu tnat miia na.i nen nu fur nu tm.ail.li, aniiiiiinci .li.i tt.,u-i. ' . . 1 . " . uf Ins successes because he did not want to frighten off any federal re inforcements who might be on thi-ir wnv to Torrcon. GO TO CALGARY TEAM. Sacrniueiito, CrI,, Wolvertoii, of the league club, nniioun ed today that I'it. liers tinge and Keegnn, Sacramento yniingsleis, hiuI InfiOder Pick l,eniu;:i, if San Jose, have been turned over to j.laiinger Hii.d; I'everenux, of the t'al lli'iy team, of the We-tern t'linndian I. i.i'iie, under an optional Htn" inci.t. N.dvertoii coaiders tlieii giel pros lects. Cntcl.ir Itenimcr nud Outfit l.ler lillipie hii'.e been release I iiin ondi i'dially. V I lover. Fnulnnd. April ". I 'id ling with the Sj.nni-h steamship .Iom de Aramliurii in n fug rtf lloodwin Mind-, the Mcrvmshi) Main", bound (run Leu bo; ' to French 1'nrt", wis unk today. Tus rescind the Maine's .-rev.-, v The l'e Ar.imbiiru lei;. he I),wi r Mnteilogiic.l nnd almost : in Ling. 1 OCEAN a report of the loss of nearly 175 of the crow of the steam whnler Southern Cross in the same storm This story proved to be erroneous, though how the mistake occurred wns not clear The Southern Cross was, however, three days overdue, and trje gravest fears were entertained fo rits safety. There were 20 ships in the sealing fleet which put out from St. .lohns March. :il, rind must have run into the hli'.'nnl und the ice pack. Most of them were exceptionally staunch craft, and it was believed thev could success fully combat the floes. In all nearly 4000 men were in the senling fields when the storm struck the licet. sriNTunrr IN3I3TS impossible FOR CRIME TO BE COMMITTED AS CLAIMED. I Vest falem is still talking about the r.ltnck ninde Monday, on. County At torney f.'ingo, of Marion eoilntv and Police Matron Lynch, of Salem, by Attorneys 11. N. and If. F. Mclnturff, who were dctepdiiig Joseph Scott Mon day nfteninim in a case wherein he was .charged with mistreating a 12 vear old giil while on a flower-picking expedi tion. The Mclnturffs insisted that the , crime could not possibly hnve been com mitkvl, alleging that the circumstances oilttilll'il were bevond reason. H. N Mclnturff claimed it was a plain case ; or railroading a man to jail lie said ." i""'- J'hc te-timonv against this man, I) ytvir.-i old, is that he assaulted this 12-year-old girl, the crime of rape while licr brother stood within 2 feet of them and looked on, and his own daughter Utllfl.l lll. ,li,!n,,. . ,,. ,,.! ,1,., .,, (,,.' , hill was covered with flower pickers and the ground was open and in plain i sight of all who wished to look. It shows that the girl was willing for th crime to be committed, and the brother did not object, it shows that, ho re turned home and told the mother and (iimily of the girl about what had ha pencil and they sent tho boy and girl i - , i,,, ,,,,,., ....,,: 4l, al.... ,1 seised ,, hiil (lanui,u,r .., mt ths(, ifoud parents havo allowed the girl ro visit in their home ever since tho crime i wns committed i "We have brought hero tho neigh hers of the accused who have known ,im fr V(,ur8 und . ,h ,v ht of rhnrantri "T, llal,Klltl,r of ,,e a,(.UHH sw,,Rr, she was never more than ten feet from 1 her father nil .lav and that he was nev , bf )l(r t,mt uo (m,h icrime wns ever committed "Mr- ! yor honor to hin, tins nmii over to the grand inry ..... ... . ' ' I says tnat is a matter of little or no con scpience. 1 do not so regard it. Mr ; i, . wnM mt hftvo le . . ....... n iione to li i in tor all the monev in Sa- b in. It i. an awful thing to have this nan lay in jail until next September wliile his family are starving, he him sell laving recently gotten off a be of sickness where his life was .lispnirod Aiiril 2 .Manager f' "" "il"N.v testimony as was giv-Saer.-mi'nto Const ''" .,"'r' ,".llv' ani1 011 8,"'h a aineup us is so cviucnt nere. "I want to protest with all that 's in me ai;aiiit the ease which our pov erty st riclien citizens are railroad to ll:" pen. Hundreds of thoe in tho pen ought to be out and while thousands on the ont'.ide ought to be in. W slumber over a vol.ano of iniustir which since time will burst upon and overwhelm us.'' Triondj of Paul Schmidt, the gonial member of the firm of Hoggs Ai Co., krr ''i-vs. nie catiiig furtive eyes in his diie li. n now. Just what 1'nul has I'ci ii up to remains to be seen and can not be dcrtrniinrd exactly as yet, but 1 aaie liunior has it that he is going to travel down a narrow isle son and he is not going to go alone either. What's tlie answer? Andy Anderson, formerly a member of The Capital Inurnal mechanical force, now working in Silverton, .'ro; ped in on the 'bunch" this after- unon for a little visit. Mr. Anderson swos that Hilvertou is htimmijjg right along and every bo ly in the Iinvenport , ton n is l'r-!lng'fiue. General Douglas Succeeds French ALSO UNDERSTOOD KINO GEORGE WILL VISIT WRATH ON ATTACH ES OF HIS COURT. Loudon, April 2. General Sir Charles Douglas was appointed chief of the im perial general stafaf and first military member of tho army council today, as succssor to Field Marshal Sir John French, who resigned as a result of the controversy- over Irish home rule. Tt was understood King George probably would dismiss Beveral attaches of his court as a mark of his displeasure at having his uaino draggd into the al fair. FERGUSON'S RECEIPTS GROW AND EXPENSES DECREASE In response to a request for a com parative statement as to tho receipts and cost of running his department during the past three yeirs, the follow ing letter, dated April 1, has been re ceived by Governor West from Insur ances Commisisoner Ferguson: "I have tho honor to report that in 1011 the receipts of the insurance de partment, were $04,02S).S" nd tha ex penses of the department were $14,J2o. 10. In 1013 tho receipts were $119,- :!0,i)7, while the expenses were $11,- 71.00. As between tho two years, the uxpavers profited from the receipt3 of tlio department last year in the sum of 124,1)00.70, and saved in the oxpenso ncount the sum of $:i,254.01. Kver since I have been at tho head of tho department the volume of busi ness and the receipts have increased while the expenses of tho department have decreased. "The receipts for 1912 were 3 10,- 704.44, an increase of $lfl,K10.i)7 over tho receipts of 1011. Expenses for 1012 were 13,.-I28.tl7, a fcaving of $1,001.03 from the cost of the department for the preceding year. The 101.) receipts, nmountiiig to if 11 0,1. '10.57, were an increase of $2.- S(i-U2 over thereceipla of 1012, while the expenses for 1013 were $11,071.00, another drop of ifl, ;.). 19. This de- rcase in the expense of tho department is due to a general saving of miscel laneous expenses, such as stationery and supplies, printing, postage, etc 'During the year 101. i the depart ment, issued (,o03 agents licenses, 1,- 242 being for hto insurance, 4,000 tor fire insurance, and l.bfil for miscel laneous insurance. There aro 2S0 com panies of various kinds licensed to do business in tins state. "RUEE" WADDELL BURIED. Fan Antonio, Texas, April 2. 'Kube" Waddell, tho famous baseball pitcher, who died here yesterday of tubercu losis, will bo buried this afternoon in Mission burial park. The. funeral ser vice will be conducted by Rabbi Sam nel Marks. The funeral arrangements were made by the Klks lodge here, Members of the Sun Antonio baseball lub will attend tho services. PASS LI PREDICTED Said That Southern Pacific ani Hill InterostB Will Engage In Struggle For Citizens' Road. SOUTHERN PACiriC SAID TO NEED IT TOR COAST LINE, Eollef Hills Would Invade Medfori Io Strengthened by Negotiations Started by Burke's Visit. Portland, Or., April 2. That the Southern Pacific and Hill interests are about to engage in a struggle to secure possesion of the railroad being built l.y the citizens of OrantH Pass to Cres cent City, was the report given con siderable attention in transportation circles todny. It was declared Hint the Southern Pacific wants and needs the line to form nn important link in its "all coast line," between Portland und San Francisco ns that railroad would be without a direct line should the gov ernment be Hiiccesful in dissolving the Southern and Central i'ueific. The Southern Pacific and Sr.ntn Fe jointly own the Northwestern Pacific, which extends from San Francisco along the const toward descent City. 'Decently, however, the Southern I'ueific under took the building of an extension of its own. This line could be connected with the ('mints Pass road at Crescent Citv. The belief that the Hill roads seek to invade southern -Oregon was given strength recently by. the visit of Judge Hurk", n representative of J. J. Hill, to Medford, where h entered into negotiations for the purchase of the line from Medford to Jacksonville in behalf of the Hill Interests. This line could easily be the initial step of the Hill rosds to extend the Oregon Trunk line through southern Oregon over the (irnnts Pass rood nest to the coast and thesce to San Frnn- CISCO. ADMITS HE IS GUILTY OF THEFT Sailor Says He Made Off With $30,000 in 4 Checks and Money Orders. GETS CONFEDERATE TO AID IN SWINDLE Tells of Haul and Sends Him to Cash Order, But He Gives Police Clue. San Francisco, April 2. David Wil- liums, aged 21 years, an English sailor from Sydney, confessed today to the theft of checks and money ordorB re presenting about $30,000 from the regis tered mail poucn on nonrit tno steam ship Venturn three Iduys before tho vessel arrived ib San Francisco rrom Australia. Wililnms Blippcd at Sydney ns fire man's meas boy. His duties took him nil over the ship, so it wa3 nn ensj matter for him to get into tho mail room. Ho chose 2 a. m. and tho regis tered mail pounch from Tutuiln, Pago l'ago, for the theft. He found no coin, ho Bi.id but a largo sum in money orders and paymaster 'b checks from the naval station nt lunula. Some ot the papers, which he thought he would have difficulty in negotiating, he threw overboard, together with the: rifled mail sack. Then he sneaked back to hiB bunk. On 1 1 ) u arrival in San Francisco the robbery was still undiscovered and Wililnms got ashore safely. Ono of the first porsons he met was an old acquaintance, Joseph tiorn, a 17-yenr-old actor. He told Horn of Ids haul and they arranged to co-opernto in realizing on tho plunder. Weduesdny night Horn walked into a -Market Htrcet store, se lected a pair of shoes and offerod a $100 money order in payment. It chanced that tho store had recently lost $05 through cashing such an order and the result wns that Horn was ques tioned closely. Ho quickly becume confused and the police were summoned. Horn would not tell much, however, so today he was released with a detective trailing him. He went directly to illiams room, where the pair was arrested and turned over to the federal authorities. Wililnms confessed to I'ostoffiee In spector O'Connell, doing his best to shield Horn. Despite his denial that he had nceom plices, secret service agents said they were sure he, und possibly Horn, were members of an organized gang of mail roobers. OLYMPIA MAY BE DARK. Olvmpin, Wash., April 2. Olympia will be in total darkness at night if the city officials have their way. Th council accepted the recommendation of the mayor to cut out the street lighting and savo $000 a month. Tho electric company, however, will attempt to en force through tho courts, a contract which it claims does not expire until January next. Underwood and Hohson Hopeful BOTH FEEL SURE THEY WILL BE ABLE TO SECURE NOMINATION FOR SENATOR. Ilirmlnghnm, Ala., April 2. The ra. tit ween Hepresontutivo Oscar I'n.t. r wood and Hichmond I'. Hohson to se cure the Umocrntic nomination for ('nit cd Slates senator to succeed tho hit Snator Johnston will clusn Hnturda llobsnn was scheduled to make fro-n 20 to :10 speeches dnilv throughout the re mainder of the week. Supporters of 1 nderwooil will hold mnss meetings to morrow and Saturday in tho principal cities, and claim their candidate wi bo nominated bv a plurality of l!.".nn'J, Hohson is conlideiit, but ho is giving out no figures The Weather TrTislW,' The Dickey Hirl cays: Showers in Oregon tonight and Friday; mil foutherlv winds. vtf HtA HAT . t OLD TOWN RAZED BY BIG BLAZE Loss of $1,000,000 Is Result of Fire Which Visits St. Au gustine ,FIa. IMPORTANT HOTELS TOTALLY WIPED OUT One Woman Believed Fatally Hurt and Troops Held Ready for Looters. St. Aueustine. Fla., April 2. Fire did at least 1,000,001) damage here to day. For a time St. Augustine's com plete destruction wns tnreiucneii. Toward noon it was beboved that tho flames were under control but they a still Bweeping the waterfront. Federal troops were hold in barracks ready to act if looting should liegin. The burned area at that timo covered everything between Charlotte, Treas ury, Houpolitn and St. Oeorge streets. The buildings destroyed included the courthouse and the Claremont, Vedder, Munson, Florida, ' entrnl and Atlantic hotels, Lynn building, Geneva theater, and Joseph apartments. The Mag nolia house, another well-known hotel, wns on fire several times but wob finally saved. Through tho boat house ceper b presence of iiun.i scores or aliiable racing bouts, which the keeper cut loose from their dock and turned adrift, also were saved, The city light ing plant was also put out of commis sion. Woman Fatally nurt, So far ns known the onlv casualty case wns that of an unidentified woman who jumped from a third-story win dow in tho Florida hotel, broke her back and at last ncouuta from the hoa pitnl, wns dying. It was la tho Honda's Kitcncn inni today. As it Bprend the guests from the other hotels poured into tho streets, ninny of them scantily attired. Jinny had snutclicd up money mm loweiry which thev carried in their hands. As many of them as possiblo wero cared fur at the i'once de I.eon nud the other large hotels, all of which, it was bo lieved would be saved. Wholesale Robbery Foarod, The confusion and excitement, how ever, were frightful and it was in the fear of attemptB at a wholesale robbery of the refuees under cover of mo com motion that steps were taken to secure military aid promptly in case it sliouia bo needd. Of the buildings destroyed, aside from their cash value, several were of historical interest. The Hotel Vedder wns one of the oldest in America. Headquarters for the fire refugees relief were opened at the old slave mar ket. WOMAN IMPERSONATES MRS. JACKLINO AND GETS $5,000 Santa Monica, Cal., April 2. Hums detectives aro Bearehmg today for Mr Thomas Fogarty nnd a veiled woman who impersonated Mrs. J. H. Jackling, wife of 1). V. Jackling, Salt Lake t.'itv opper magnate, thus socuring friJMJU on a forged check. Fogarty was formerly in the restau rant business and wns well known here Some time ago ho approached officials of the Merchants Commercial and Sav- ini:s bank and asked them to cash t'i.000 check for Mrs. Jackling, whose financial status was well known to tho bankers. After wiring tho Utah cap ital, the officials agreed. A veiled woman was brought to the bank nnd the check cashed. Mrs. Jackling, who was ill in St. Catherines hospital at the time the check was cashed declares it a forg cry. WASHINGTON WOMEN WORKERS TO GET AT LEAST $10 WEEKLY filyinpin, Wash., April 2. Women workers in tin state of Washington will receive !() a week at least. This wage was determined upon by a con ference consisting of three employers, three employes and three represent)! lives of the gcnerul public. Their nr. HiiimoiiB r.'.'.j in in .-n 1 1. 1 ion will undoubt edly be followed by the minimum wni;i commission, The wage will apply to workers who nrc over IS years of uge. The confer ence left it to the commission to fix the wages of those under PI and to determ ine rules for apprentices, CEUISER GOES TO ALASKA. Hreiiierton, Wash., April 2. It is an nounced here today that the armored cruiser Maryland, upon the completion of repairs at Mnro Hund, will arrive nt the navy yard hern in a few days, fake on n full load of find coal and iro.-e.-d to Controller bay, Alaska and to Cook's inlet, Alnvka, where it will take aboard 0"i) tons of Mutanuska coal. The Maryland will initko com plete tests of tin? quality of tho coal for naval purposes. Pickled Heads Create Scare CORONER'S OFFICE NOTIFIED BUT IT IS FOUND THEY BELONG TO POLYCLINIC. San Francisco, April 2. Workmen engaged in repairing a Fillmore street building, occupied until last November by tho San Francisco Polyclinic, were horrified today, on accidentally upset ting a pickle vat, to seo four human heads and a child's body roll out. Thinking they had found the victims of a quadruple murder, the workmen hur riedly notified tho eoronor's office. An investigator sent from thoro to the poly clinic's now location was told the vat, containing tho heads ami body in pre serving fluid, had been loft behind by mistake. UNION PACIFIC WILL BE ALLOWED TO CUT MELON New York, April 2. Justico Green- baum of tho stato supremo court de nied today tho Equitable Life Assur anco societ's application for nn injunc tion restraining the Union Pacific rail road from cutting its $S(),000,000 melon for tho benefit of common stockholders, Tho preferred stockholders are entitled, according to tho decision, to 4 per cent and nothing elso except in cases where a company's altairs are being wuund rp. The equitable will appeal. ELKS WILL INSTALL NEW OFFICERS Tins EVENING The Klks this evening will install officers for tho ensuing year. Those to receive the honors are; r.xallod ruler, Milton 1j Slevcrs: lending knight, A. J Anderson; loyal knight, Harry Wen- leriilh; lecturing knight, Ar.le L. Wal lace; tvler, Klmcr Giles; secretary Geo L. Snv.ler; treasurer, Chester Cox, and trustee, Geo. 1'! Waters. I ho hJks propose to have high ,inks lollowing tho installation or oiliccrs, and some fine things to out will prob ably bo forthcoming before the oven ng is over. JURY INSTRUCTED TO FREE FORMER WARDEN, AFTER WEST, LAWSON AND OTIIEBS GIVE EV IDENCE Portland, Or., April 2. Circuit Judge McGinn today took the prosecution ol Prank II. ( iirliss, on a charge of at tempted extortion, from the jury, am ordered them fo return n verdict of lie initial. A few minutes Inter ( urtiss had resumed his plnce as chief criminal leputy for Sheritf Word, winch he re signed when indicted on the attempted extortion charge and a charge of ac cepting ii bribe. The latter charge wns dismissed by Judge McGinn. Tho direeled verdict followed testl mony by Governor West, Colonel II. K Lawson superintendent of the peniten tinrv, and Sheriff Word Governor West testified that f'urtiss wns appointed superintendent of the penitenfiiiry and had been let out, lie cause the penitentiary finances had be coin.i deficient $11,0011 during the months of James' control, making n to tal deficiency of 1 7,000 He said thai Curtiss had taken the place nt. a sal ary of ifliloo a year, which ho had hoc drawing as warden, and had turned the extra $100 a venr, to which he wns on tilled, over to tho stale, to help make up tho deficiency He said Curtis had never collected the money due him un der that, arrangement. Alter the governor had completed his tstiinonv, and the other two witness.' had testified to Curtiss' good character, Judge McGinn broko into tho exiiiiiina tion "It is a matter that ought to have been made public. Hero wns a inlin going nroiiiul with tho slur representing the sheriff, going down into these places and extorting money. No ninn with flic authority this man nan wnr lug a star representing Iho sheriff, would have acted III the wny he did. lie should hnve been with that other man only to help him, but he had been drinking, and I think 1 know ns much about the drink habit ns anybody, may. be more than some people. The gover nor says that when this defendant drinks he knows uit what he is doing, hen he drinks his wife has to go mil find him. Now, why should anybody waul to lake n loan like that and pill him In prison. Go has got Ins lesson hi this matter, and there Is no question in the world Hint he will benefit by it. He lui-1 no criminal intent, to do any wrong. That Is the ucw 1 take of it, and if he were convicted would pa roln him." In releasing Curds, Judge McGinn said: " Frank, old buy, let this bo a le'son to you" Curtiss replied that It would be. Trof, Allen, of the University of Oro gun, addressed the high ichool this lit teruoon on, "New Values." I) those candidacy soliciting friends; what compelling fellows they are. IS SCARED T0DEATH BY BLAZE Jas. Thompson, Resiidng Alone in an Old Shack, Succumbs to Excitement. NEIGHBORS SAVE HIM FROM BEING BURNED Drag Him From Building After Lamp Is Overturned, But He Soon Dies. John Thompson, an old man who has been residing nlouo in a little shack near tho end of tho pavement on North apitol street, was virtually frightened to death early this morning, when hn overturned a lamp which wns burning in the building, and which set fire to the place. Thompson has been ill tor a number of months, and he lived all alone in his little cabin north of tho stntu house several blocks, lie attempted to put out a conl oil light this morning, and in . sonio wny overturned tho tnblo upon which the lamp wns standing. Tho nrning oil soon set fire to the house, and, had it not been for kindly neigh bors, Thompson would havo been burned up. The helpless man wns carried out of tho burning building, and when laid on tho ground ho died almost instantly. Coroner ( lough made an Investigation this morning, and stated that Thomp son wns practically frightened to death. While in a teeble condition, the man was far from being subject to sudden death under ordinary conditions, states tho coroner, and the extreme excite ment, wid fright, occasioned by the fir and his helpless physical stato simply resulted In death. Thompson's bo.lv will probably bo held pending further information con cerning any relatives that' may be liv- m. work is abou't'completed ON COUNTY COURTHOUSE. The work of remodeling the court house is nenring completion nnd when It, conies out of the lunula of tho car penters, plasterers and painters, it will bo a practically new three-story build ing in place of the old two- Btory ar rangement. This was made possiblo by fact, that the upper story ot the oiu building had 21-foot ceilings nnd t'lo new will bo practically 12 feet mi height. The offices wil be moved around tn suit the new araiirgements. Tho county clerk will move upstairs directly over his present quarters, while tho assessor will move into tho clem h ouice. ino county court room is on the south sido up stairs, while Department Two of tho circuit, court will occupy the northeast corner of tho building on the Hccon.l floor, and Department Ono the south east, corner. With the remodeling of the courthouse, wh;ch has been very in geniously done, there will bo room for tho county's needs for some years. Tho moving of tho clerk's office up stnirB was done for two reasons, first, to bo in closer touch with the courts, and second and principally because there was no vault room down stairs, tho present vault being filled to tho doors. Tho mnklng over of tho interior of the courthouse Is ono of the best jobs tho count court has done, for tho county certainly was up against it. It was either make more room in the pres ent building nr build n new courthouse, nnd tho court has got around tho ex penso of a new buildiug very cleverly. GOULD MAY BELL MISSOURI PACIFIC TO ROCKEFELLERS. New York, April 2.--Iteports that George J. Gould may sell tho Missouri Pacific railroad to a syndicate hcnilou bv John 1). liockefellcr were freely circulated about the stock market today. The prospective buyers, ii iin said, want to acquire ".oo'.OuO shares of stock, if the deal goes through it mny Involve the liio Grande, the West erin Pacific, and the Iron Mountain railroads. E: Cairo, ill., April 2. While their guards were eating in a nearby restaurant, William Wilson and five ofh.-r prisoners today sawed from a jail cage, broke through a brick w'ull and escaped. Wilson was sentenced to hang April !M for the murder of Special Officer Logan lust January. Ill.io.llnmnds lire trailing the fugitives. . It can oly be Imped that the mom unfit oucs woa't bo nominated.