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   Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - May 21, 1910, Galveston, Texas                                69TH-YEAR NO. 59 TOTHEUTEKIK MILLIONS OF PEOPLE. RULERS AND THEODORE HOOSKVELT 1VKRK THERE. SPECME MOSIWPOSII6 iaued the Patrrantry Attending Quern Victoria'! the Royal Tomb Home. London. May ami rep- resentatives of the powers of all the world paid the litsi tribute today to Rngland's great monarch. Eilirard VII. whose body now rests in St. Georges chapel at Windsor Castlo, where the bones of Edward IV, the Sixth and KlKhth Henrys. Charles I. the Third and Fourth Ooreos and William IV are en- tombed. Bright sunshine followed a night of thunderstorms that swept the city and soaked the funeral decorations of'royal purple, the halt-masted flags and the wreaths of evergreens and flowers that nuns .ilons the line of march, but had no deterrent effect on the gathering Icousundii. who from niidnigiu until aawn sought points of vantage from which to wittcii the passing of the cor- Lo'ndon's millions filled the streets and open places as they have never been AII i f-uiler a funeral or at n festival. All the pageantry that marked the burial of Victoria was us naught when compared with the magnificence of to- days spectacle, which, though it passed through a multitude of hushed people reverently bent, was splendid in accom- paniment of gilded coaches, brilliant uni- forms and decorations. Roosevelt In Miiftl. Far surpassing the ceremony attend- ing the removal of the king's body from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall, the procession today Included nine sover- eigns, the former president of the United States Theodore Roosevelt, w'lio was alone unarrayed In uniform: heirs to several thrones, the members the royal families, the members of ttieir households, the. officials of the govern- ment field marshals, generals and ad- mirals whose names are synonomous with Brnnin s achievements In war detach- ments of troops of all the British arms and representatives of foreign armies and navies in variegated uniforms, mak- ing a solid phalanx of glittering colors. Wltlt Ariutt Reversed. The lines of red-coated soldiers were drawn as oh that other great occasion of England's mourning nine years ago, with arms reversed and regimental flags dipped to the ground. The vast throngs along the streets were massed so tightly that those once caught found it impos- sible to move. The great viewing stands covered with mourning: emblems, were crowded the rOrf tops black, and through this multitude, from among whom not a. whisper arose, the gun carriage that bore the king's body moved to the strains of funeral marches, the tolWng of bells and the booming of minute euns very different from many a day when Ed- ward, .In the glory of his reign, went to meet his people and be acclaimed. Vet Animali. At Westminster Hall the widowed queen, going to spend a last few min- utes beside the body of the king, was assisted from her carria'ge by the Ger- man emperor, upon whom the loss of his royal uncle has lain heavily. The em- kissed the hand and cheek of Alexandria and passed her to her son King George. Here the queen mother, glancing the luith emperor of India and sover- fif r- i "K'st Order of the Gar- ter. God save the king." murmur of "God save the king arose frcm the assemblage nJ, Canterbury jiro- nounce.l the solemn benediction Then xvu8 and the procession ot'iTs Vnlrance" ln tn" order ElSward VII remained be- fore the. altar, later to find a permanent ilv, SxP royal tombhouse in Albert Memorial Chapel Services In Meilro flty. Mexico City. May 2u._Memorial serv- K-es for the late King Edward VII were held In Christ Church here today. The interior of the church -was impressively hung with purple dr-iplngs and wreaths. At the entrance appeared the Brlthh coat of arms, surrounded bv flags. President Dlna attended, accom- panied by his chief of staff, and was escorted to Rls seat by Reginald T. Tower, British minister to Mexico. Services were conducted by Rev. Jonee Bateman. pastor of the church ill of the members of the diplomatic "oorpal with the exception of the minister of France, who is absent from the city, were In attendance, and manv organiza- tions of the city, i.-.cludlng "the British Club, the American Club, the Y. M. C. A. and several societies, were represented by special delegations. The e'difice was filled to Its utmost capacity. MAY .21. Pl'BLlC HEARINGS BALLINCER- Pl.VCHOT CASE WILL END SATURDAY. CHARGES AGAINST US Stated That H, Vm Intorraatlo, Ac, quired In Government Sen-ice Profit Himself. Sit- Sim-S SUMMARY OF NEWS STATE. Commissioners Mayfleld and Williams have completed tariff. draft of new cotton tered gripping the arm of the king and pathetically gazing unon the animals Ed- ward had loved so Then she en- tered the, hall with' King George Km peror William and the duke of' Con- naught there to offer a silent prayer nnd watch the removal of the coffin to the gun carriage. Roosevelt Inconspicuous. The order of precedence in the pro- cession was governed by kinship as re- lated to the position of the sovereigns. The special envoys of the United States Inconspicuous "Jin "he Kln'l George gave him marked attention at tile Texas League results: Oklahoma City 12, Dallas L': Shreveport S, Fort Worth 0; Houston 2, Waco 2. Intangible values will show increase of Jl.000.000 over last year. Houston astronomer declares that head of comet has left tall. In ruling on the anti-nepotism law the attorney general rules that a school board can not employ principal who has married aunt of wife of a trustee. Captain Joe Shely, who was Instru- mental in breaking up the Qarza revolu- tion on the Mexican border several years ago, died at Kan Antonio yesterday. cars of watermelons were shipped irom Brownsville. Hailstorm results in destruction of truck crops In vicinity of San Antonio. Losses estimated at GALVESTON. Beach amusement parks, weather per- mitting, will be opened this evening for the-summer season. Galveston men form' cotton concen- trating company with guaranteed hold- ings of Solicit bids for build- ings. Services in honor of memory of his late majesty, Edward VII, were held at Trini- ty Episcopal Church. Galvcstov. Business League indorses New Orleam as logical place for holding Panama Canal Exposition. Colonel Walter Gresham, back from Washington, says Texas items in rivers and harbors bill will be carried. Rainfall of Friday up to midnight hour measured 1.75 inches; heaviest precipi- tation since Feb; 27. Committee from city board inspected three places of slaughtering stock for market; hold meeting today. Willie Simmons, colored youth re- ceived sentence of twelve years In peni- tentiary on charge .of burglary. Sandcrabs and Bronchos battled for twelve innings, when darkness called the game with the score 2 to 2. Washington, May all the tes- timony to be presented before It, the Balllneer-Pinchot Investigation commit- tee took steps today to bring to a speedy conclusion the congressional which has been in progress months. Two days next week, Friday and Sat- urday, have been allotted the lawyers to' make tholr cJosing arguments, then the public hearings will end. The attorneys then will have fifteen days In which to Inquiry for four THE WEATHER. Washington Forecast. Washington. Msy Texas p ;tr.d Sunday; I cooler Sunday In interior: moderate I brisk to southeast winds on the i coast. I West In southwest, j showers and cooler Saturday or Sat- unlay night In north and east. Si day fair. t clouny Saturday; I showers at night or Sunday; moder- I ate south to southwest winds J WILLIE ate the t lovely pie that i Sister Alice baked. J He tied himself In p retzel J style, because J his tummy ached; In agony he toss- f ed In bed. his system racked J and pained, J While they dis- sected Sister's J pie to see what It contained. CHANCE OP NAME OF MKTHODIST EPISCOPAL CHL'HCH TO AMERICA INSTEAD OF SOUTH, ?'her things, declared that no Intelligent .jji eM'rcied or desired social j Blshopi I ,r Ik, Veto. Bishop w. A Cannier of tr-r collbgti of bishops, read the minutes of a session which the bishops held immedi- ately after the adjournment of the morn- Ing session, stating that the college had the adopted calling for In cxpMrfi'n -hi' namf ot Ihl-" Church. "Candler" .tawVVliMl.'m ESTABLISHED 1842 TEW FAW THE CHANGE Mlblv TVin. Delegation fo the N Ecumenical Pre- sent Gold-Headed u niIds' chansre would involve tbe way for "ileallon. f1rei tlmfr yince 1S94 i hat th? ave exercised their right to GlavU' Stroke of Both sides still have the opportunity bulky record papers and affidavits of a certain character. Attor- ney Vertrees, counsel for Ballinger, to- day put In the agreements between L. R. Glavls and W. w. Barr, a land broker of Seattle, to show that Glavls had a pecuniary interest In obtaining timber lands from the government. It was the avowed purpose of the "defense" to show that In this matter Glavia used the in- formation he obtained while In the em- ploy of the government of testimony at the trial of the Cunniqcham coal land cases also Vertrees, who iaid Tn S i, that Glavls and Special Agent Jones knew there was nothing in the charge that the Quggenheims were plan- MoniS t0 of the Cunningham claims wfienHhey took the affidavits of the Cunningham claimants, and that Glavls and Jones deceived the claimants. The attorney also had said the testimony bore out the contention made In the Cun- ningham affidavit prepared by Ballln- R? that there was no agreement with the Guggenheims prior to the location of the claims. In rebuttal, Frank Spauldlng, a stenographer in the office of the chief of the field division at Seattle, who has previously testified for the defense con- statements in the tes- J Analysis brought brilliant J wonder Willie yelled; 2 The doctors labored at that pie to j note down wh'at it held: 2 They used cold-chisels and an ax, a S crowbar and a saw, s And sawed and chiseled, chopped and filed until their hands were raw, So leaving It, they made j Willie doesn't die; o I It's lucky that he got sick ere he 2 tried this other pie." J (By The News Staff-Poet. 1 J DOMESTIC. and The senate discussed armament the house discussed the tariff. San Francisco officials will not inter- fere In the Jeffries-Johnson fight. Public hearings In BalllnKer-Pinchot Inquiry end next week. Reproduction of the Bailey-Russell letter arouses speculation among Tex- ans at Washington. King Edward's remains Interred with great pomp and ceremony. coffin, with the 'Germah Queen Mary following LINEMAN KILLED Southwestern Employe Sustained Broken Neck In Fall From Pole at Dalian Yesterday. Special to The Koisi. Dallas, May K. Keffer, aged 19 years, employed as a lineman by the Southwestern Telegraph and Tele- phone Company, Cell from the top of a. pole this breaking his neck. He was carried to a nearby drug store, but died in a short time. He came here about four months ago from Oklahoma n e es- timony of A. Chrlstensen, who succeeded Glavls. Christenson testified that he had never visited the grand Jury room in the federal building at Seattle, where the twenty-six mysteriously missing let- ters' were found in a box containing Glavls' personal effects. He also swore he did not know Glavis' personal effects were stored there. Spaulding swore today that he had ac- companied Chrlstensen to the grand Jury room soon after Glavls' dismissal. He said he had told Christensen on that oc- casion that the boxes stored In the room belonged to Glavis. Spuuldine ChriBWnsen's testimony that he had never asked Spauldlng to find his note- book was flatly contradicted by Spauld- lng. The latter also testified today that he had carried some papers to the grand Jury room and the missing Cunningham letters might have been among them. Spaulding, on cross-examination, how- ever, contradicted his statement about carrying the letters Into the grand Jury ould MAYSVILLE, 5IB.VR PAULS VALLEY, IS WIPED OFF THE M AP BY A TWISTER, PENS KILLED Three Lives at Are .Down and Unobtainable. Big Hailstorm. room, admitting that he not re- member carrying anything but book e letters in poi Glavls letters which were said to have to the room. The letters in point are the which been found in a box. Spaulding was the only witness called In rebuttal. His testimony wound up the long line of verbal evidence. BUSINESS HOTJSES BURN Pauls Valley, Ok-, May a small town fifteen miles north of here, was wiped off the map by a tornado this evening and several persons were killed, according to reports tonight. The town of McCarty. near Maysville, was nearly all swept away and three per- sons were killed. All wires are down and details can not be learned. Relief parties probably will be sent out tonight. One of the hardest hailstorms In the history of this section swept over a stretch of country near hern this even- ing, in places practically obliterating all signs of vegetation. Killed In a Tornado. Madill, Ok., May S. Lindsay, an oil mill operator, was killed in a small tornado this evening. Ten houses were blown away. Special to The Xavs. Asheville, N. C.. May 'Hemon has been squeezed" and there are now. no remaining Issues of vital Importance awaiting the action of the general con- ference of the Methodist Episcopal Churoh South. When the majority report of the committee recommending a change in the name of the church came up today for oonpideratlon, a subject of the deep- est Interest was presented and much ora- torical eloquence which has been In cold storage-keeping for many days past, was In readiness to be liberated and turned loose upon the conference, which wai anxious to proceed with business, finish it." work and go home. The minority report In favor of letting the name remain as It is was first acted upon and was lost by a vote of S3 for and 153 against. The majority report In favor of chany- Ing- the name was then adopted by a of 154 for and 84 against During the discussion of this measure some fine speeches were made both pro and con. Dr. A. J. tjamar of Alabama but most effective address. After the" strictest he remarked. I am a Southerner. At the age of 16 years I was wearing the gray and at 17 I stood with that shattered host at Ap- pomattox. The name will do us neither harm nor good In certain states, bift wnen our brethren from other sections come asking for relief and saying it is hurting them, I say let no name stand in the way of accomplishing good." Dr. Alderman of Texas also made a strong speech favoring the, change in the name and In the course of which he "I am Southern 'from ray boot-heel" to the point of the highest hair on the "top of my head, but we have outlived .the name wbich in its significance limits our clrurch to a Southern boundary." A.fternoon SenKlon., At the afternoon session the bishops filed a veto in writing on the constitu- tional ground that the action of the con- ference In voting a change of name could not be submitted to the annual confer- ences for ratification, unless the report been adopted by the requisite two- thirds majority. .At this juncture, In order that" the question might be submitted to the cliurch a resolution was introduced ask- ing that the question be submitted to the annual conferences. The submissionists on this vote 150 to 63 secured the neces- sary two-thirds, and It will go. Now in ;yted. report of the committee on mis- GALVESTOX SIEJf ORGANIZING COMPANY TO flt'ILD PLAT- FORMS AND SHKUS. Considerable discussion followed a ecommondatlon by the committee on re on re- tismal service fof o- th. committee was favorably acted of th upon. THE MILflf LETTER LOCH BACK OF Pi 35 Will Cover Ten Acre, and Will be Con pleted by !S'ow Bring Invited. An Important step toward the of increased facilities for the concentra- tion of cotton in GJlvrston was taken THE REPRODUCTION IK THE NEWS AROUSES SPECULATION AMO.NG TE.XANS IN WASHINGTON. Seven Structural Consumed by at Waynoka, Ok., Entailing Loas of Approximately Arrlvn! at Windsor. r the body of the monarch was placed -l floral carriage, and the procession PLASTERERS INJURED. Fnlllns; Seaffold at Tnylor Rcdulta In Injuries to Five. Spatial to The News. Taylor. Tex.. May falling of a twenty-foot scaffold In the International Great Northern Railway Company'g new machine shops hers this afternoon precipitated three plasterers and two colored helpers from their elevated posi- tions to the cement flooring below, a distance of about twenty-five feet. All sustained painful and some of them BC- ripus Injuries. Richard Blankensteln of Waco, Jack Evans of Dallaa and another plasterer, whose name waa not learned were the white laborers, who sustained fractured ribs, cuts and pulses about their heads and shoulders, and perhapa internal Injuries. Will Russell and Will Foster, colored helpers, were also pain- fully and probably seriously Injured. AH were taken tonight to the railway com- pany's hospital at Palestine for treat- chestor and Windsor. The casket w; Hurla] Servlt-e. The funeral parly overflowed Int Prince Consort's Chanel. The .rrvic-e of the Church o Fr was followed -How Blpst They." the King at arms advniu-fri to the al'11- spoke as followf: a.s imich Vlnlnflnn of Quarantine. Special to The News. Washinijton. May 20.--The bureau of animal industry announces that pursuant to its policy to prosecute men who vio- late the Southern cattle quarantine laws, it has obtained a conviction In the United >tates Court for the Western Division of North Carolina at Asheville. when a stock farmer entered a plea of guilty to R charge ill' violating the law and regula- tions and was fined niid costs. The offense consisted In driving on foot cer- tain cuttle from Fannin County Georgia through Polk County. Tennessee, "which two i-mintles were under quarantine Into Cherokee County. North Carolina which county was the quarantined Special to The Waynoka. Ok., May business houses, comprising half a block, were de- stroyed by fire hers today. The fire originated in a hotel, and In the absence of water protection and a fire depart- ment spread quickly over the block. The loss will approximate J20.000. All build- Ingi were frame and consisted of a room- Ing house, hotel, meat market, barber shop and two pool halls. The Elks' phar- macy and the Enterprise printing office were practically wrecked by citizens in an effort to check the flames. ELKS AT LITTLE ROCK. Second Annual Rouulon of Stnle Assoda- a Feature. SpaoiB] to The News. Little Rock, Ark., May second annual reunion of the State Association of Elks was attended by more than visitors yesterday. Every section of Ar- kansas sent large delegations. The busi- ness session of the meeting consisted  i larsre yard elevated to a level with the car door, and on each side SL thei there will also bo open platform space. The two sheds will sides and ends to admit used by T1 in- Among those Texas members of con- gress who do not question the authen- ticity of the Russell-Bailey letter there is this difference of opinion as to au- thorship of the signature. By some it Is ier construction. Four serve the concentra- wf igSouVS Plans provide for what Is claimed will be the finest concentration facilities in Texas. The capacity will be equal vt" De offered for cotton can be examined, classed concentrated for shipment! and it is the purpose of the company now in process of formation to- meet this de" Yoimp Lndy Drorrnert. Special In Corpus Chrlstl, Tex.. May yest.'rriav afternoon the body of Miss .lossir Groenvolt. IS years of age. who gone for a walk hours previous rimm in a pond her home on ;i farm iif.ir here. Alter viewing the. re- til's mnrninp .lustice Wlician ren- (juer Din. The ruins of the hove been well explored and It Is that all the l.odipK have hecn recovered, the total not exceeding Hilrty.flve. Tlienter Meet. Special to The New York. May of the National Association of Theatrical Pro- ducing Managers and the officers and managers of thf- Theater Own- ers Association held a joint meeting In the offices of the former organization In the Times huildiiiB. yesterday The committee, appointed hv the di- rectors of the Theater Owners' tlon. comprising Messrs. .Inlm Cort J I Coleman Albert Wcls. C. P. Walkr'r and' Jacob staled the objects ami plans of Ihe association and pledged that association to jnln with the Prndiic K Malingers' t.nion in thn "elimination of Kraft and other prevailing evils" of theatrical business. Krle Hiilnen Wnges. New-Tork. May full agreement between the Erie Railroad and" Us con- ductors nnd trainmen on an advanced schedule o.f wages was rcachi-d hern to- night al a conference between Vice I'res idnut .1. C. Smart of the railroad and rep- of the employes p Announcement of the. settlement was made by W. C! president nf Hie. Hrotherhoori of Dallwny Tralniiieu w' with A. R Onrrotsnn. 'president of t'hV ,.f T! I 1 1 11 I (H! ENJOINED JJFFICIALS. Connty Special to Tho Nown. Bcevllle. Tex.. May county Judge and commissioners of Bee County have been enjoined hy g. o. Hamblen a farmer living In I he vicinity of Camiliih, making a change in the Beevillo- tonlo Railway ooimties. Bee have comrHct- the Blanco. The road sought tr.Ve'd'is- cuntinued has In use ever since l'i9 organization of the the lioner avers that miiny and costly im- provements have been made by proportv owners nlong the route, which wm hi materially affected by the "The action is soim-thlng novel in the courts of this srctloa, it hitherto having been nf tl.c-Jountv cnnimlssioners in locating roads ur in changins those already In use is final. .Dr. Jerome Duncan of Texas was re- elected to present Dr. Detwller with a gold-headed cane as a testimonial in ap- preciation of the excellent entertainment which he as host has provided for the conference, Asheville, N. C.. May of the new bishops presided for the first time since their ordination at today's sessions of the General Conference of the M. K. Churoh South, and each presided with a grace and dignity pleasiSg to the gates and visitors. The debates on the question of the change of name took up the greatv part of both morning and veterans pleaded that the name be kept as it is. Others thought It was time to do away with sentiment and give the church i name which would be most acceptable to the congregations in the West. Nomenclature. The measures adopted at the morning's sessions to change the name of the church to the Methodist Church was vetoed at this afternoon's session by the college of bishops. Later the conference voted to change the name to the M. E. Church in America, and requested the bishops, as It I? a constitutional association, to have LUC annual conferc-nces vote on the question. Not until the next general con- ferencei can the name be legally changed If by three-fourths votes the members of t.ie annual conferences Indorse the change. It is being predicted tonight that the church at large will not accept the change, and equally confident are the delegates who favor the change that the conferences will support them. Rev. H. M. Dubose, D. n., made one of most ringing speeches in favor of -.-QUently resembles the member's handwriting so, closely as that Senator Bailey suggested friends that the signature looks like a clumsy attempt )o imitate Secretary Jaynes way of signing the seiator'i name to letters. vr whcS the letter was published In The .News. The News correspondent sought to give Senator Bailey an opportunity to make a statement, but the de- clined to be interviewed The News correspondent asked W. B, Jaynes, Senator Bailey's secretary whether he wrote the Russell letter Mr Jaynes smiled happily as he said' "I have nothing to say." by seme to have written it. was suggested, but Mr merely observed: "I have noth- ins; to say. Ts It safe to say that you did write was the next venture but Mr Jaynes. still smiling affably, made hla departure without answering ..ont fatlllties are to be wl" be a demand from. interior exporters, as. well as local ex-' Posters, for space to concentrate. Burtl; ?FSDOOn and MePadden, two largo cotton firms, are now concentrating Tti in Galveston, and I? isBan- ticlpated that many others will o many others will do the railroad commission in a recent incl'eases of point for concentration. Ga veston as It Is expected further that, beslnnlna Ith the new season, there will be' 1 Biirnlnry nt Ornnjre. Slipolnl to T.he Oningo. Tex.. May entered the Snblne clothing store last night hy prying open the rear door with chlsnia and stole men's clothlnK, Including seven suits, n-lth several extra pair of pan I" collars, underwear and still cases to thii amount nf nbout A reward "has c.ift-iefl liy tiie .sheriff and mar-aimi of sufficient amount to Induco du Nome Rood work on the trenuous effort ou Nome KOOU worK on the ense ,1 vtr (iHHiors in strenuous effort Is being i hampered Uv the ..ffUws to capture theVulHv pnrt i, Lj to ihnlr chiifch. numi-'-ous HI. Jtinrl Vvr r debate was Interrupted to Yhe here where, the. guilty narties I from Ihe g Mt> Uavo I Church. EpIsuSpil i. Kav. E. L. Bourjor, unong callln? the church the Methodist Episco- pal Church in America, and at the con- r.usion of his speech there was continued applause and the waving of many hand- kerchiefs. Bishop Collins Denny presided at this morning's session of tne conference. The "sual devotional services were conduct- ed by Key. J. s. Simon, the British Wes- leyan delegate. The committee on education nominated the new hoard of education and the com- mittee or, publishing interests nominated the new publishing hoarn. both of which were elected hy the conference. The. name of Bishop Hons was first on tlm board of education. Rev. 13. n. Rflv. E. 11, Dexter, the conference host, was presented with a handsome c.ine hy the delegates, and an Invitation was rend hy the mayor of Asheville asking the eoA ference to return four years hence rjl" Wjitklnn secretary of (he conference a.iked that ,i measure proposing to nav Ihe secretaries for Ihelr services he wl-h drnwn. and it was grantrd. I'urlrijr the dfliato on chnntflnK the name Ihe from Ihe West rte that Ihe work of their pastors In the West was Ri-eflly hampered word "South" attached to r TEXANS ABEOAD v In New Yorfe. to The Newt. New York.. May Texans registered at New York hotels: San Breslln E. Broad- A' N" Kl Park Avenue, Miss I. L. West- cott; Herald D. Parker. In St. Loul.i. to The St. Louis. Mo., May y._ Texans regis- tered at St. Louis hotels: Terminal A. W. Miller, Mrs Miller and family; Planters A W Milli-r and family. oimir Dnlla.1 Southern. H. A. Foster- Ter- minal. Mrs. and Miss de Azevedes- With the mors general use of the port hill of laoln? S' -will be increased. The outlook I: d. It Is claimed. s therefore for O. 3. Cnmmlnifs- 'Innters, Bon Stewart; Jefferson, J. Nfil- Fort J. D. Oxsher- Marquette, w. R. Bennett, H O Menohem. Planters, man J. P. Krnnz. H. R. Hug-lies. C. B Baker c. T. Melvlns San Angrlo-Mnrqlielte, J. M. Hea'tton El Thomas- Cain lnn' Denlsnn St. Jnmes, Fred'A. Els- StrnTTrml A. A. Frank libch." In ChlcilKii. Special to Thf Chicago. Ill May regis- tered at C'hk.-.so Mr' nnfl TVm- Fort S H Cownn- Great Northern, A. f. cownn' Mr-nnd A. B. Pnclflc.' Blank- lii VISIBIE TOUIOHT Comet AVI1I Be on the Olrntlal From R I'ntll 0 O'CIoeh Despite MoonMhlne. Terkes Observatory, Williams Bay Wls., May comet tonight was under observation here In the west from to o'clock. Astronomers first observed .It through a four-Inch, telescope at At o'clock phenomenon was visible to the naked eys and remained so until it became lost be- hind a cloud bank at H-.XO. ll set at 91 "The comet appeared as of the brlght- nerj 'Af a the magnitude" said Professor Edwin n-jst "Xn tail was observed. "The comet should be visible to naked eye tomorrow night from 6 to a o clock amf In spite of a bright moon, too Whether it will appear without the tall remains to be seen.'1 Olicerrrd In the Kanl. San Jose. .7al., May 20. Director W. W. Campbell nf Lick Observatory snld to- nlghl to the Associated Press: "Hallr.y's comet was observed nt Licit Observatory this morning In the eastern sky. H Is Impossible to determine at this time whot her we passed through tha southern side of the tall during the llprht hours of yesterday or the earlv nours of the evenlnfr. when the sky was bright with moonlight, or whether rnlssod It altogether. Observations oh- tiiincrl on the first few evenings In western sky may supply the data re- quired for settling this Interesting quei-   

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