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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - February 19, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Jul our. Thompson pvt Lisher ice Latty bldg., court St. Entered at Tho pos office at Defiance Ohio a mail matter the second class. Daily evening edition Only delivered by carriers to City subscribers.4 10c per week. By. Mail outside City $3 per year Cash in Advance. By mail six months,.$1.75. By mail three months.$1.00. press Quot wednesday evenings. Per year $1.00, Cash in Advance Long distance Telephone no. 14 Northwestern Telephone no. 34 a Heap Homes in Texas and Arkansas. Short news rotes they come from Many parts the world. If Dong t3e Cotton Belt route land that can be bought for $2.00 to $5.00 an acre and up Cut Over Timber ground that makes Good grazing land furnishing Range ten eleven months 9f the year farming land for porn wheat outs Cotton some it peculiarly adapted to Quick growth and Early maturity fruits and vegetables such As peaches pears plums strawberries tomatoes potatoes onions cabbage melons finding Good markets Fin the North at fancy prices account excellence Quality and earlier maturity than in other sections. An Ideal place for the Small Means cheap fuel cheap building material Long growing seasons Short mild Winters a land tit Sunshine and plenty. Let tis Send you literature descriptive this Coon try. Quot Homes in the Southwest a a glimpses Southeast Missouri Arkansas and n. W. Louisiana a a a through Texas with a camera a a fortunes in rowing fruits and vegetables a the diverter a a fruit and truck growers journal. On first and third tuesdays each month the Cotton Belt route will sell a Way tickets from St. Louis Thebes Cairo and Memphis to a Points in Arkansas Louisiana and Texas at half the one Way rate plus $2.00, round trip tickets at one fare for the round trip plus $2.00, allowing Stopover going and 21 Days return limit. For full information address e. W. La Beaume g. P. Amp t. A., is. Louis to. Representatives the various claimants to the estates the late . And mrs. Charles l. Fair Are preparing for a severe Legal contest at san Francisco new York and Paris. Delirious and imagining she was taking part in a stage scene miss Lillian Nester an actress sprang from a second Story window the Baptist Hospital at St. Louis and struck her head the pavement. She sustained injuries that will cause death. The British gunboat harrier has captured in the red sea three pirate ships with their entire Crews. The great prevalence smallpox in the Coke Region has prompted the officials the h. C. Frick co. To Issue an order calling for the free vaccination All its employees and their families. As the Frick co. Has about 50,000 men its Rolls this order will affect about 300,000 persons. Ten thousand dollars has been expended for vaccine virus. Fire at Himrod a mining Village Pear Dansville 111., burned the mine store Oil House and dwelling buildings the Kellyville Coal co., besides a Saloon the Post office and several Small buildings. The loss is $100,000. At Buenos Ayres Argentina part the Navy department building was destroyed by fire. The loss is estimated at about $800,000. The Plant the Western steel car and foundry co., at Hegewisch 111., which had been closed account a strike the engineers and firemen has reopened under police Protection. Ten non Union engineers and firemen were secured and it is now feared that the members the car makers Union will strike in support apartment recently for supplying \ the ousted engineers and firemen. 4,666 tons Armor. The Carnegie fifteen Hundred men Are employed. Information recent Date collected in various and condensed for the convenience Busy readers Congress. On the 9th . Carmack made a speech in the Senate attacking the conduct american soldiers in the Philippines. The House spent the Day in considering legislation for the District Columbia. On the 10th the House adopted the conference report the department Commerce Bill. The remainder the Day was devoted to the sundry civil appropriation Bill. The feature the Senate proceedings was . Morgan s speech the statehood Bill which he said was being used to blockade anti Trust legislation. In the Senate the Lith the conference report the department Commerce Bill was adopted. Messes. Morgan and Depew debated the statehood Bill. The House spent the Day in consideration the sundry civil appropriation Bill. On the 12th the Senate spent the Day in executive session. The House considered the sundry civil appropriation Bill Bat made Little Progress. By a vote 241 to 6 the House the 13th passed the Elkins Bill to prohibit the giving rebates by railroads to shippers. The Senate debated the statehood Bill. Shut their doors. Police raid three turf exchanges in Chicago. Managers a investment companies9�?T found a great Many people who were willing to part with their Money bad were opened at the Navy de Low rates via Missouri Pacific railway Aud Iron Mountain route. Both one Way and round Quot trip from it. Louis and Kansas City to Points to Kansas Missouri Nebraska Utah Colorado. Arkansas Texas Louisiana and Pacific coast Points. Through tourist and Standard sleeping cars from St. Louis and Kansas City. Cree reclining chair cars All a Rains. Best dining car service. Write for illustrated printed matter and full particulars. G. A. A. Deane lr., 200 Sentinel bldg., Indianapolis. The verdict. Quot Quot what was the coroners verdict a asked the stranger the Man who was returning from a Lynching party. a suicide a a yes he deliberately courted destruction. let himself get caught cheating in a poker Star. Polite . Bleva. A Bibbs makes it a Rule never to give jits4 seat in a crowded car to a Young a How about the elderly ones a a ooh he a too polite to intimate that any woman is a Brooklyn Eagle. _ a crying necessity. A what the world needs a More a More poets Why there Are so Many poets now that they can barely make a a yes but if there were More them they live at . Were still with him. Judge i see you lost a couple front Teeth in the fight. Prisoners no your Honor i i drat lose them. Judge but they Are missing. Prisoners yes but i swallowed them. A Cincinnati enquirer. Fertile in expedient. Garry you let the other fellow put his Arm around you. Dolly pshaw we were dancing. Garry but i can to dance. Doily then w by done to you take Nae Tsoi for a Sleigh ride in. Y. Sun. Proverbial philosophy. Myrtylla is Quick with a proverb that a fall she remarks As we walk a Lead to roam and love makes one perfectly positive that the longest Way round is the shortest Way a judge. _ common phrases. And Bethlehem companies presented precisely similar bids the Price asked ranging from $400 to $420 a ton making the total teach bid $2,333,-�40. A dispatch from Knoxville Franklin county miss., states that eight men have been bound Over to the criminal court in Bonds $2,000 each to answer charges intimidating negroes for the purpose causing them to leave the county. The Tennessee Senate has adopted a Resolution instructing the Tennessee delegation to the next democratic National convention to urge the nomination a Southern Man the presidential ticket. Dissatisfied because the alleged employment non Union labourers in driving bolts 130 Union carpenters engaged in the construction the manufacturers building at the Louisiana Purchase exposition struck. The British bark Crown Germany from san Francisco has arrived at Queenstown and landed 30 the Crew the belgian Steamer Mas Kelvine from new Orleans for Antwerp. The Steamer was abandoned in a sinking condition january 31. The Central committee for the Relief the famine sufferers in Northern Sweden has received from America about $17,500. Besides this amount considerable sums have been Scull to individuals by american sympathizers for distribution to the needy. The mayor Colorado Springs col., has written to Andrew Carnegie that the City will accept his proposition to give $50,000 for a Library provided the Council would appropriate $3000 annually. Owing to a strike the ring spinners and carders numbering 250, All j the Cotton Mills the Cocheco manufacturing co., at Dover n. H., have shut Down throwing 1,500 hands out employment. The strikers complained that they were forced to work 20 minutes overtime without extra in the private collection George Kunz now exhibition at the new York museum natural history is a Diamond imbedded in the Center forty Pound meteorite. The Diamond is the purest and hardest Carbon but dark in color. With several other Small particles Diamond dust it rests in a Small jagged area less pure Carbon about the size a Large Marble. Advices received from Guatemala announce that the entire Republic has been declared in a state siege. At Salt Lake City Utah the Atlas Block a Large five Story building was totally destroyed and the Central Block adjoining in which is located the Salt Lake hardware co., was damaged by fire. The loss is estimated at $500,000. Stockmen report that cattle Are perishing by hundreds in the Range country near Bonesteel n. D., which is heavily covered with Snow. One Herd 30 steers stayed one week it a single acre. When found eleven were dead and the remainder were suffering from wounds inflicted by ravenous wolves. L. A. Morris one the most famous Western scouts and Indian lighters is dead at Albuquerque n. In 1-870, Morris with 13 men killed chief Janeka and 30 Apache warriors who had been terrorizing the Community. Morris was wounded in the neck one his men killed and ten were wounded. The Leader after being shot killed Janeka with his last Bullet. Congress awarded Morris a medal for bravery. Slyfield for several years in command the Detroit and Cleveland Steamer City Mackinac is dead Detroit. It is said him that no a boat under his command Ever Anet i if a serious Accident. The Detroit Board education has begun suit to recover from the Bondsmen Henry r. Andrews former cashier off the wrecked City savings Quot Bank and treasurer the Board $481,431, which amount school funds the Board had Deposit in the City Bank when h. Suspended february to 1902. The Best six shots with a carbine in the department off the East As demonstrated at the recent practice were singularly enough All members the Porte rican provisional regiment. The Hest shot with a regular army Rifle also belonged to the Forto rican regiment. Fire caused by the explosion an automatic Boomer in the Pennsylvania Railroad shops at Pitcairn. Pa., destroyed the passenger car repair Section and Cabinet shop entailing a loss $15,000 to the company. Over too men were work in Thea depart a it showed the face daily news. Truly wonderful. A Szo miss Mary Dey Tell me Dat you shall Tell my Caracter by my Gindt a a Well to begin with you re a Ger a. Nan a each prominent men in newly Ork City Are Back the movement undertaken by the child labor Bureau to make sweeping changes in the Laws that relate to the employment children. Investigations carried for the last six months show that parents have sent their children into lives slavery. Boys and girls tender years have been compelled to work from 12 to 14 hours a Day for from $2 to $3 a week. At Cambridge mass., an indictment charging the murder miss Agnes Mcphee at Somerville in october last has been reported against George l. O. Perry the Young negro who was arrested in connection with the series murders and murderous assaults which occurred in Boston and Vicinity in the fall. Perry is dangerously ill in prison. As a result the investigation brought about by the. Recent attempt certain inmates the state Reform school at Ogden Utah to Burn the buildings the officials have unearthed a conspiracy among some the girl inmates to Poison the teachers and others in authority at the school. At least two girls Are concerned and Poison enough to kill a thousand people was found in their Possession. Congressmen now have their shoes shined Ait Boot Lack stands w hich Cost $55 each. Uncle Sam has just paid $110 for two these luxurious utilities. The new Boot Lack stands Are solid mahogany with embossed leather seats and backs. Extravagance is rampant in the House. Representatives now sit in chairs that Cost $25 at wholesale. The Kansas Senate has adopted a Resolution asking Congress to Call a constitutional convention for the purpose so amending the Constitution that United states senators May be elected by direct vote the people. Haste in the we Ork repairing the ships in the Brooklyn Navy Yard is the order the Day. Repeated commands have been received from Washington directing that no delay be permitted and that All ships be put in commission As rapidly As possible. To obey these orders it has become necessary to employ about 200 additional machinists. At St. Joseph mo., Oscar Dillon a widower jealous mrs. Hattie Dunn one his tenants shot her twice one Ball entering her head and another her breast fatally injuring her. Then Dillon killed himself firing a Bullet into his head. The estate Norman Kittson valued at Over $3,000,000, has just been closed in the pro Bate court at St. Louis nearly 15 years after that Well known capitalist died a train Between Chicago and St. Paul. The St. Paul Trust co. Was in charge and the estate was divided equally among the ii children All the blacksmiths and their helpers employed by the Chicago shipbuilding co at South Chicago have gone strike following the action the boilermakers Iron shipbuilders and ship carpenters. The unions Are striking for a nine hour Day Aud advanced wage one person was cremated two fatally Hurt two others seriously injured and seven buildings totally destroyed in a fire which visited Tarentum a. At new York City Wilson p. Foss Haverstraw a. A. Won the championship the National association Amateur billiard players by defeating e. W. Gardner Passaic n. J., by the score 300 to 149. Six firemen were badly burned in a natural Gas explosion following a Small fire in a dwelling at Pittsburg. All will recover. The explosion partly wrecked the building entailing a loss $1,500. The fourth assistant postmaster general has received the resignation mrs. Harriet m. Foster postmaster at Troy Grove 111. Mrs. Foster has been connected with the Troy Grove Post office for 45 years. The salary the office is $391 a year. Judge Thomas in the United states District court at new York City sentenced William h. Kimball former president the seventh National Bank to a Fine $5,000 for conviction Over Cert fiction checks. The Fine was paid by Kimball. A Complete system wireless telegraphy is to be installed the Borders lakes Ontario and Erie for the coming season. The system used will be that invented by . Lee de Forest new York. There will be stations at Detroit Cleveland and Buffalo. At Topeka kan., plate Glass window fronts four the finest a Chicago feb. 14.�?three turf investment company offices were raided Here Friday afternoon by detectives and a number attaches arrested. The head a fourth concern warned the proposed movement made his escape before the detectives arrived. The different firms visited by the police were the h. Brolaski co., 356 Dearborn Street Benedict amp co., room 703, no.�?o225 Dearborn Street the mid continent investment co., 185 Dearborn Street and a. Demarest amp co., the eighth floor the Temple court building Dearborn and Quincy streets. When the detectives reached the Demarest place the president the company a. Demarest could not be found and there was a number patrons in front the locked doors clamouring for payment. The raids followed a general police order to close All fraudulent turf exchanges in Chicago. Three squads detectives started out simultaneously to round up the alleged offenders. There Are numerous other a turf investment establishments in Chicago and further raids by the police probably will be made. The circulars seized in the offices raided reveal several ingenious new schemes. Letters from men women and boys in nearly every town throughout the Middle West were found with hundreds communications from chicagoan. Although no definite estimate the amount lost to investors can be made at present it is said the total will run into hundreds thousands. Trade review. Ments and they barely escaped wit Iii loons and two drug stores were their lives. I ,. Am smashed to bits with an a in the it is wonderful a a tit bits. Break even. A How much do you suppose you taste smoking in a year a a about enough to for the time von waste in preaching against 3rooklyn life. Perfectly Safe. Cautions Dame Are you sure this Vorse is suitable for a lady to drive Job master yes a. a a very in. A negligent Hose mum. And wont let you a Bim into . Chairman Burrows the Senate committee privileges and elections has been authorized to report adversely upon the claims for Back presented by the Legal representatives senators from Southern states who entered Congress at the time reconstruction. Judge John w. Simonton the Dauphin. Pa., county courts is dead at Harrisburg. Pa., after an illness one month. Judge Simonton was serving his third term As judge Atid was regarded As one the Ablest jurists in the state. Previous to becoming judge he was District attorney for two terms. Hands miss Blanche Boise a disciple mrs. Nation. The damage amounts to hundreds dollars. R. Miller with Many aliases who secured transportation from the Rock Island the Wabash and the great Western railways forged checks has been sentenced at Des Moines la., to eight tears imprisonment in the Penitentiary. A committee from the 650 carpenters who have been strike at Wilkes Harre .pa., for two weeks has notified the master builders that the latter a proposition $2.75 per Day has been rejected. They will remain out for $3 a Day and eight hours. A at Anderson iud., Walter Nessel co operative company will be formed treasurer the Muessel brewing for the purpose taking contracts co., South Bend ind., and one it the work to be done by the strikers. The wealthiest men in Northern in j the 14th the House passed the Diana has been found guilt per sundry civil appropriation Bill also jury and sentenced to from two to 325 private pension Bills. The Senate fourteen year in the state prison at spent most the time in consider Okli Bigan City. I at Ionio the Indian appropriation Bill. Demand for products is not equalled by the Supply. New York feb. 14.�?il g. Dun amp weekly review Trade says disproportion Between Supply and demand is still a Factor strength in Many commodities retarding much work and in some cases postponing important undertakings and improvements. Wages have been advanced voluntarily and also in response to demands by organized labor. Relief to traffic congestion is still confined to a few favored districts and a flippers cannot Hope for prompt deliveries until Lake navigation opens. Earnings continue to show splendid gains Over former years. Orders for Spring shipment Are heavy in All Staple lines and the Advance business for fall is unusually Large testifying to the Confidence buyers in continued Prosperity. Sound conditions continue to prevail in the Iron and steel Industry with few developments note. Coke is in somewhat better Supply making it possible to operate blast furnaces with less interruption than was experienced when the month opened but there is constant complaint the Scarcity and High prices commanded by pig Iron. Failures for this week numbered 230 in the United states against 240 last year and 20 in Canada compared with 33 a year ago. Scalded to death. An Engineer fireman and brakeman killed in a wreck the Bac Washington pa., feb. 14.�?in a frightful wreck at Vienna station the Baltimore amp Ohio Railroad about 14 Miles West this place Friday three men were killed the train to which they belonged was piled in a confused mass the tracks which were torn up for several Hundred Yards and All traffic is blocked the Road. An eastbound freight train struck a Large Boulder lying the track in the Cut just West Vienna station. An eastbound through freight was going towards Pittsburg at a High rate Speed. Just West Vienna is a deep Cut approached by a Sharp curve. The soil above the tracks in the Cut had loosened from recent Rains and a Quantity rocks had tumbled to the tracks. The slide occurred a few minutes before the train arrived at the spot and As the train was going at a High rate Speed there was no stopping in time to prevent the crash. The engine was thrown High into the air and alighted its Side pinning the three men under it and the escaping steam literally scalded them to death. A million Tor Charity. St. Paul minn., feb. 14.�?the will mrs. Cornelia Day Wilder Appleby Only daughter the late Amherst h. Wilder a Well known millionaire Railroad contractor was made Public Friday. The amount covered by the will probably somewhat exceeds $1,000,000. After making a number minor bequests it is provided that the bulk the Large estate be invested for the Benefit the worthy poor the City St. Paul without regard to color religious belief and independently any organized charities hospitals other institution with a Central administration building from which what is to be known As a the Amherst h. W Ilder Charity shall be carried . A flood in Mississippi. Jackson miss., feb. 14.�?pearl River continues to Rise. The water has spread Over the Rankin Turnpike one mile West Jackson and Many acres Are overflowed. The waterworks Plant is submerged and water is supplied to residents from wagons. They remember the Maine. Havana feb. 14.�?at a meeting americans Here Friday it was arranged to hold memorial exercises at the wreck the Maine next sunday the fifth anniversary the disaster. A subscription was raised to decorate the wreck. A murder at new Castle a. New Castle a. Feb. 14.�?one Man was murdered and three others seriously Hurt in a stabbing affray in the Centre Street italian settlement yesterday. Mariani Nitz who did the cutting is in jail charged with murder. The dead Man is Frank Rod onto. Gardner wins from Weinig. Boston feb. 14.�?George Gardner Lowell was too Good a fighter for Al Weinig. Of Buffalo in the ring the Maverick athletic club last night winning the decision in the seventh round. The referee stopped the bout to save Weinig from a knockout. A destructive Hurricane. Buda pest feb. 14.�?a terrible Hurricane visited this town yesterday and did enormous damage. The roof was blown off St. Elizabeth a Church five statues saints around the Church were thrown to the ground and other works Art were shattered. Sixty persons were injured. A a Americus defeat Dwyer. Baltimore feb. 14. A a am Eric a a jus Schoenlein this City Defeated m. Dwyer new Haven con&Quot., last. Night in their wrestling Matlz ii. Americus got the two Falls i 22 end 46 minutes catch As catch can St in. The agony is Over. Agreements Are signed by Wohleb the venezuelan blockade will be raised and captured ships returned Washington feb. 14.�?herbert w. Bowen venezuelans representative in the peace negotiations at Washington last night signed with each the allies representatives Here a protocol providing for the reference the question preferential treatment the claims the allies against Venezuela to the Hague arbitration tribunal. The final formalities occurred at the British embassy. Immediately the signing the last protocol cables were sent to London Berlin and Rome announcing the fact. By the provisions these preliminary protocols which have required More than three weeks constant negotiations Venezuela makes two distinct gains the immediate raising a blockade from which she had been suffering for some weeks and the return All her vessels War and merchant which have been captured by the Allied Fleet. Great Britain Germany and Italy receive Advance payments �5,500 each great Britain receiving her payment the signing the protocol and Germany and Italy within 30 and 60 Days from Date. Germany in addition will receive five monthly payments until the full amount paid her in Advance Aggregates $340,000. As a guaranty for the satisfaction their claims . Bowen pledges the allies a share with the other creditor nations in 30 per cent the customs receipts the two ports la Glaira and Porto cabello. It is stipulated by the protocols that the claims the creditor nations shall be adjudicated by joint commissions to consist in each instance a venezuelan a representative the claimant Power and in ease a disagreement an Umpire to be named by the president the United states. La Glaira Venezuela. Feb. 16.�?the blockade has been officially raised. The commander the British Cruiser Tribune the Only warship Here sent an officer ashore yesterday with the announcement that the Tribune would leave for Trinidad. The populace is wild with Joy. Caracas feb. 16.�?the news received from All the venezuelan ports except Coro and Higue Rote is that the foreign warships sailed away yesterday. The government immediately receipt the news that the blockade had been raised sent troops in All directions to crush the revolution without giving the rebels a moments respite. Maine disaster. Fifth anniversary her destruction observed. The battered Hulk the battleship which lies in Havana Harbor was draped by americans and cubans flags at half Mast. Havana feb. 16.�?four Hundred a americans sunday afternoon observed the fifth anniversary the destruction the Maine proceeding to where the Maine now lies with a Flag draped with Crape and a Wreath which was Hung the wreck As a tribute to those who lost their lives in the disaster. Representatives the cuban veterans association to cd part in the ceremony and brought the finest All the Floral offerings. The exercises were purely memory i hunted Down. Or. Ames the Fugl tits sex mayor Minneapolis is arrested in new Hampshire. Hancock n. H., feb. 16.�?broken ii spirit a physical wreck and changed probably beyond recognition . Al Bert m. Ames formerly mayor Minneapolis and who is wanted ii that City an indictment for attempted bribery was discovered sunday in the Home a local minister and placed under arrest by sheriff Doane Manchester. So pitiful was his condition that he was not locked up but left in charge a Deputy to await the arrival officers from Minneapolis. After his arrest however Ames communicated with sex United states District attorney Charles j. Hamblett Nashua and obtained his services for a fight which he says he will make against extradition. Italian thieves. They defraud life insurance companies. One the gang conferee and Tell How they made Large Sams Money oat a system fraud that existed Tor to years. New York feb. 12.�?an exposure the methods the conspirators in the recently discovered italian life insurance frauds was made yesterday by the confession one the men j concerned. It appears that the frauds have been in operation for ten years during which time the insurance companies have been defrauded hundreds thousands dollars. In . Ames has been Here for several one instance a company paid out $20, weeks although his presence was not known outside the Home Rev. Ial references calculated to revive c. Chapin who sheltered him. Mrs. Animosities being avoided. The uni Chapin is a sister the woman who gently arrested and released under Doo one fraudulent risk. The head the conspiracy . Kroutel says was Bartolomeo Cirino who was re $6,000 bail. The usual plan operations was ted states legation was not repro accompanied Drames and who is seated minister Squiers holding that supposed to be his wife. The knowl i any possibility stirring up the Edge this relationship probably make an application for insurance feelings the Spanish residents by to detection. 1 sheriff Doane received a comm Iii Coal strike commission. Argument ended commission will consider verdict in secret session. Philadelphia feb. 14.�?the Anthracite Coal strike commission after being in Public session for More than three months closed its open hearings Friday with an All Day argument by Clarence s. Darrow in behalf the miners. The commission will meet in secret in Washington next thursday and begin the consideration its award. It is expected that by the end this month the arbitrators a will be ready to make their announcement. If an increase in wages is determined upon the increase is to Date from the first last november the commission having decided upon that Date october 31. Or. Darrow took up the 13 evictions the Markle property and with language that was extremely Strong he pictured the eviction a sick wife and a Blind woman. A you May Roll together All the cruelty and violence committed in the Anthracite Region a he exclaimed a and you cannot equal the fiendish cruelty John Markle when he turned these helpless people into the Street simply to satisfy his hellish a this contest is one the important contests that have marked the Progress human Liberty since the world began one Force pointing one Way another Force the other. Every advantage that the human race has won has been at fearful Cost. Every contest has been won by struggle. Rome men must die that others mar _ Turkey prepares for War. Constantinople feb. 16.�?in official circles it is asserted that the Porte a has received from the Powers assurances regarding Bulgaria Pacific intentions and that it has been greatly relieved thereby. At the same time the tension has not been relieved. The military Council has completed plans for the mobilization the second and third army corps and has decided that in the event it becoming necessary to take the Field in Macedonia marshal Edem Pacha the Generalissimo the Greco turkish War will have the supreme command the Quarter a million men which would be available there. Decided in favor strikers. Chicago feb. 14.�?there will be no More strikes elevator conductors and janitors Chicago office buildings for five years As a result the work the Chicago Board arbitration which has been considering the grievances the unions against the building managers association. This decision which All parties to the Case agreed to abide by includes recognition to the elevator conductors and janitors unions and concedes the increased wage scale demanded by the strikers. A Good Road convention. Detroit feb. 14.�?nearly 150 delegates were present Friday at the first session in the Wayne hotel the annual meeting the american Road makers and the International Good roads conference. Twenty two states Are represented. Found a stolen treasure. Albuquerque n. M., feb. 14.�?the greater part the $10,000 Worth watches and jewelry stolen from the Safe s. Vann amp co., jewellers Albuquerque. November 12, 1902, was found under an old barn by two boys yesterday. A Bis Deal in natural Gas. Pittsburg. Feb. 14.�?the Mann no lures a Light and heat co., this City has purchased the holdings the William Flinn Syndicate in the Wheeling natural Gas co. For $3,416,-500. The Deal is said to be part a scheme to consolidate All the natural Gas interests in Pittsburg. Public exercises Eomme Mortve a bitter incident in the War ought to be j avoided. The cuban government offi j rials finally decided not to attend but. A government launch accompanied the procession to the wreck j United states Consul Rublee vice Consul Springer and some represent tires the United states army were present. A United states quartermaster s launch led the Way to the wreck followed by two Small steamers loaded with americans and numerous Little Craft. All about the Harbor american and cuban flags were flying at half Mast. The strains the dead 1 March played by the band the United states artillery corps floated i across the water As the procession 1 made its Way to the Maine. After completing the decoration the forlorn wreck the boats clustered i around the launch the awning deck which was utilized As a platform. After a prayer offered up by Rev. Or. Mcpherson general Nunez the governor Havana province who is also the president the cuban veterans association spoke in Spanish to the effect that the Cuba veterans would never permit such an occasion to pass without testifying their regard for those whom the cubans were proud to regard As comrades. Ernest Conant delivered the memorial to Tress. Other speakers urged the cubans. Spaniards and americans in working out cubans destiny. The ceremony concluded with the sounding a a taps Philadelphia feb. 16.�?the new battleship Maine built to replace the warship the same name which five years yesterday Sank in the Harbor Havana As the result a submarine explosion sunday left her Dock at the league Island Navy Yard and anchored Iii mid Stream. Cation from chief police Gregor Minneapolis asking him to go to Hancock and see if Ames had sought Refuge at the Home his sister in Law. The sheriff came Here and after an investigation placed Ames under arrest. Or. Ames is wanted to answer to in the name some person in a practically dying condition a healthy substitute being presented for medical examination. In cases where the original a a risk lingered too Long to satisfy the conspirators a substitute body was used which to collect the amount the policy. These bodies Are said to have been furnished.,. By Joseph Taipan an italian under an indictment for attempted bribery taker who is now awaiting. Trial in and also for defaulting his $10,000 bail Given at the time his indictment. V the prisoner is reported to have declared that were he a Well Man he would return to his Home and face the charges but that under the circumstances he would make a desperate fight. Very satisfactory. Attorney general Knox discusses the anti Trust Laws recently enacted. Washington feb. 16.�?attorney general Knox who is known to have prepared the important features the anti Trust Bills now enacted into Laws being asked As to How they were regarded by the administration said a the legislation affecting the trusts the tombs. In some instances false death certificates were presented said to have been signed by Cirino. Or by two italian doctors who Are now under heavy bail. So Well organized was the scheme that there was a regularly appointed Board directors that used to meet every week to discuss the payments premiums falling due and pass upon the matter the substitution bogus bodies in the Case a a risks that did not die until the payment premiums became too heavy. A mine disaster. Two men killed a narrow escape ten others from a similar Fate. Duluth minn., feb. 12.�?two lives were lost and ten men had narrow passed at this session Congress is escapes As a result a fire in no. 3 satisfactory to the administration. A j Shaft at the Spruce mine owned by very Ion. Stride in Advance has been the j United states Stee corporation accomplished add the promises last j a eve eth Minn a yesterday. Fall have been made stood. 1 switch lock broken. Wreckers derail a train and an Engineer and fireman Are killed. Washington feb. 16.�?investigation the Southern railway wreck which occurred at Ravensworth. Va., Early sunday morning when train no. 33, the new York and Florida express dashed into an open switch confirms the opinion that the catastrophe was malicious origin. Or. Gordon Jones superintendent the Washington division the Southern railway says the track is known to have been in perfect shape Only a Short time prior to the wreck and that an investigation afterwards showed that the lock the switch had been broken and had been taken entirely away. is More inclined to the belief that some enemy the Road desired to wreck the train and that no robbery was intended. Both Engineer John Purvis whose Home was in Alexandria va., and Walter Wigginton. The fireman died at their Post. The former a body found under the engine burned and terribly mangled. Two postal clerks. Victor p. Hammer and n. W. Borden living in this City were injured in the wreck quite severely. Bullets for two. A woman in killed at Lebanon pa., and her alleged Slayer murders a policeman. Lebanon pa., feb. 16.�?-a woman was shot dead the Street this City saturday night in full View scores persons and in resisting arrest the murderer killed a police Man before he was landed in jail. Rho dead woman was mrs. Ira Baker aged 22 years. She was standing a Street Corner with her husband and several friends when a Man who at the time was not recognized stepped up to her and shot her in the head she died in ten minutes. The Assassin escaped. The husband suspected David shawl aged 25 years who was convicted but was out Ball pending application for a new trial for robbing mrs. Bakery a Stepfather John Brownsberger $350. She was the principal witness against him. The police at once instituted a search and Shaud was located. resisted arrest and during a desperate struggle with the policemen he killed Cyrus Schaffer one their number. was finally landed in jail without further trouble. A the giving and taking Railroad rebates is prohibited by a Law capable effective enforcement against corporations As Well As individuals and the courts the United states Are clothed with jurisdiction to restrain and punish violation. A the act creating the department Commerce vests in that department Complete authority to investigate the organization and business methods corporations engaged in interstate and foreign Commerce and to j that end to compel the testimony j persons having the desired knowledge. The legislation is concise in its terms but very comprehensive in its scope. Under its provisions a fair Opportunity will be afforded to test the effect upon the tendency towards Industrial monopoly its guarantees no favor for the great producer As against the Small one. A discretion is lodged in the president As to the publication facts useful to be publicly known and a Wise administration the Law promises much that is helpful and nothing that is harmful. Pathetic ceremony. The fire was caused by the explosion a lantern which was left near the Edge i the Shaft the second level 150 feet below the surface ninety feet deeper in the mine 12 men were at work in a Drift which was being put through from no. 3 to no. I Shaft. There was no escape for them except by Way no. 3, a which the fire was raging. There was no ventilation for them and they were in total darkness the lights from their candles being Little Avail. They groped to the Point where the Drift joined the no. I Shaft. When they could no longer see fire above they began climbing the ladder. Ten the men reached the second level. Two Brien and Matthews were overcome when about 40 feet from the Point safety and fell Back to their death. The firemen fought the fire by carrying their Hose Down the no. I Shaft and through to the Point where the Blaze originated Quick work in extinguishing the fire saved the lives at least ten men. Arsenal ablaze. People Gloucester mass. Honor the memory neighbor who lost their lives at sea Gloucester mass., feb. 16.�?nearly 1,000 people including men women and children from All walks life crowded Atlantic wharf yesterday and witnessed the Beautiful yet pathetic ceremony when 74 Flowers emblematic oif the 74 lives sacrificed in tile fisheries from this port during the past year were cast the Waters Gloucester Harbor by 74 children. Following the exercises at the wharf a memorial service was held at the City Hall. Rev. Charlton read the names the fishermen whose lives were lost during the past year and Brief and the dresses were delivered the speakers clock this morning at which Horn a store Onop at Rock Island Burna causing a loss ,500,000. Rock Island 111., feb. 12.�?�?oshop a a the principal Issue storehouse at the Rock Island Arsenal was destroyed by fire last night with it contents. The latter included cavalry and infantry equipments every description and 1,000,000 rounds Krag Jorgensen smokeless ammunition. The contents were Worth $1,500,000. The building a massive Structure three stories High erected 20 years ago at a Cost $400,000. The flames in the great government institution endangered property Worth Many times the amount lost fire was under control by i murdered a1 the threshold. Oil City pa., feb. 16.�?mrs. Beulah Zillifro. Aged is years was shot while entering the Back door her fathers Home at Brady Bend saturday night and her husband Harvey Zillifro aged 20, is missing. About two weeks ago Zillifro was driven from Home by his wife a father because the latter claimed he had ill treated his wife. Saturday night As mrs. Zillifro was entering her Home accompanied by her father a Shotgun was fired from a Small shed at the Side the House and the woman fell dead. Broke out again. Washington feb. 14.�?the Root and Mouth disease has become serious again in Massachusetts and . Salmon. Chief animal Industry will return to Boston in a few Days to investigate the situation. Famous lawsuit is decided. Duluth minn., feb. 14.�?the famous Mueller Case involving title to valuable Ore bearing land the mesabi Range was decided in the District court Friday. The decision is in favor Ivos Merl the plaintiff and record owner in every Point. An artist suicides. New York feb. 14.�?andrew j. Teggin an artist whose pictures have been exhibited at the Academe design took chloroform yesterday and died soon afterwards. Leggings death was the end Fine years dread Brights disease. A nosed wages. . Feb. 16.�?the Massachusetts electric companies controlling All the electric Street car lines in Eastern Massachusetts outside Boston have granted the request the employees for increased wages. The decision affects 2.522 conductors and Motorman who Are divided into six grades. A terrific Snow storm. Lafayette ind., feb. 16.�?a heavy Snow storm has prevailed Here for 12 hours. All the trains Are late Telephone wires Are damaged and country roads Are almost impassable. Sutton lose the first game. Paris feb. 16.�?louis cure France ton the first game in the International championship billiard tournament last evening defeating George Sutton America by 500 to 415. The Only other entries in the tournament Are Sosson America an Ltd Vignaux France. Caught in Reading. Philadelphia. Feb. 16.�?George Nelk a Young Man Germantown pa., who is accused killing his Mother and murderously assaulting his sister last wednesday was arrested Simony in Reading a paying eloquent tribute to the lost fishermen adding words sympathy and Comfort for their survivors. These memorial services Are conducted annually. During the past 72 years the sea. Has claimed 5,046 live from among the fishermen Gloucester Harbor. Nine Hundred and eighty nine widows and 1,980 children have been left to mourn these tragic deaths. Seven Hundred and thirty two vessels have been lost a teamster9 crime. Hamilton o., feb. 16.�?samuel Keelor a teamster aged 40, yesterday killed his wife aged 30, and then j Cut his own Throat. was considered insanely jealous. locked i the door his bed room and with a Hammer killed his wife and afterwards beheaded her body with a saw. then Cut his Throat. While under arrest he is cared for at the Hospital and it is thought that he will recon i . Mrs. Keelor expressed the desire to visit her sister at Madisonville and this enraged Keelor so that he would not let her get up and after a quarrel he killed her. Stowaways wanted to fight. Algiers feb. 16.�?the austrian Steamer Margherita from Trieste and Girgenti for new York put in Here sunday and landed 18 sicilian stowaways who smuggled themselves aboard at Palermo. Maddened by thirst the stowaways had armed themselves with knives and appeared deck where they threatened to attack the officers. Muskets were dealt out to the Crew who succeeded in Over awing the sicilians. The Steamer then headed for Algiers where the stowaways were handed Over to the italian Consul. A sleet storm Ardmore. To. Feb. the worst sleet storms in years prevails throughout this Section Indian territory. The storm be an late saturday night with a decided fall in temperature following the heavy Rains the past few Days. W Les Down in All direction. Columbus o., feb. 16.�?a severe Fleet storm prevailed throughout Central Ohio sunday and last night. Wires Are reported Down in All directions. Interurban electric lines Are being operated Only with great difficulty. 8100000 fire to. Detroit. Feb. 6.�?the Detroit Sylph Ite fiber works in Delray was destroyed by fire sunday. The loss is $100,000 and is covered by insurance. Tho Plant will be rebuilt. There were several narrow escapes from death among the employees and firemen who were fighting the flames. A blizzard in Kansa. Topeka kan., feb. 16.�?the worst blizzard the Winter prevails Over Kansas. Snow accompanied by a Strong North wind fell All sunday and the temperature is near the Zero Mark. Maj. Blunt the commandant made the estimate the loss Given before the Rock Island Arsenal is the largest in the United states. St. Louis gets them. Olympic games will be a feature the world9 fair. St. Louis Fob. 12.�?�?oeverything settled. You have olympic games a is the wording a cablegram received from Michel la grave worlds fair commissioner at Paris France. By the Louisiana Purchase exposition officials. The meaning the cablegram ii that the olympic games which were originally intended to be held in Chicago in 1904, will be held in St. Louie during the worlds fair the International committee having so derided. Through the Aid a. G. Spaulding. Of Chicago and others prominently identified with the matter decision was made favourable to St Louis though dependent upon the ultimate decision the International committee in the olympic games to which the whole question was finally referred. Terrific explosion in a mine. Wilkes Barre pa., feb. 12.�?a serious explosion occurred wednesday at no. La Colliery operated by the Lehigh and Wilkes Barre Coal co., at Plymouth four Miles from this City. Eight men were burned and injured two them seriously. A naked lamp carried by one the men in the mine ignited a feeder Gas in one the Chambers which exploded with a terrific Force causing havoc for hundreds Yards in what is called the Bonnett vein. Timbers were hurled in every direction doors in the mine Cut Loose from their hinges. A for woman Topeka kan., feb. 12.�?the Kansas legislature yesterday contrary to sex >eet.ations, finally ended the aspirations the women Kansas to vote for presidential electors. The vote in the House the equal suffrage proposition was 51 for and 62 against. France Louise i divorced. Dresden feb. 12.�?the Crown Prince Saxony was yesterday granted a divorce from the former Crown Princess Louise after several doctors had furnished expert testimony in the Case. �?Tuni4 exploded. Tamaqua pa., feb. 12.�?a heavy explosion Gas occurred yesterday in the no. To mine the Lehigh Coal and navigation co. Frank Boyle a Miner was probably fatally burned and his Helper. Joseph Carr seriously injured. The Gas was ignited by a lamp which Boyle carried. Blizzard it a used death St. Johns n. F., feb. 12.�?four More deaths due to the recent blizzard Are reported. The first train for six Days reached this City yesterday. Railway traffic is still delayed Byr heavy Snow drifts

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