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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - January 15, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance societies masonic. Hall Corner first and Clinton streets third floor Defiance comma dry no. So k. To a regular conclave second Friday of each month. R. W. Wortman e. A. Viers recorder. Of con of e e Council no. 55 r. Amp 8. M., regular Assembly third Friday of each month. L. H. Davis it. I. J. Phelps recorder. En-8a-Woc-Sa chapter no. 89 r. A. M., state convocation first Friday of each month. W. H. Mcclintock ii. P. A. Viers Secretary. Tuen Dawie Lodge. No. 185 f. Amp a. M., stated communications first and third wednesday evenings of each month. J. Phelps w. A. Viers Secretary. Omega Lodge. No. 564 f. Amp a. M.,stated communications second and fourth wednesday evenings of each month. Geo. S. May jr., w. Roy Webb Secretary. Tariff Reform How much there la nobody to Day demanding free Trade. What is to be done to Chance for democrats. Odd fellow. It. Defiance Lodge i. O. O. F. No. 134, meets each Friday evening. Block 8. W. Corner Clinton and third streets third floor. Oscar Smith Noble grand. W. T. Young Secretary. Knights of pythias. W. S. Hancock Lodge. K. Of p., no. 207. Meets each monday evening. Hall n. W. Corner Clinton and first streets third floor. J. Daoust G. Edgar k. Of r. Amp s. Knights and ladies a Blac Caberea. Fort Defiance tent no. 156, k. O. T. Meets each tuesday evening. Hall Lewis block�?8. W. Corner Clinton Aud third streets third floor. Karl May commander. We. Gilson record keeper. A Glaize hive l. O. T. a no. 121. Meets each wednesday evening. Hall Lewis blocks. W. Corner Clinton and third streets third floor. Katherine Sites l. Emma try record keeper. National Union. Anthony Wayne Council. N. To. No. 88. Meets second and fourth tuesday evenings of each month. Music Hall third floor second Street. Edward so Esler president. L. Daoust. Recording Secretary. W. Daoust financial Secretary. Red men. Grand Glaize tribe i. O. R. M., no. 172. Meets each thursday evening. Diehl blocks Clinton Street second floor. We. Crossland Sachem. Frei a. Schlosser Of r. Royal Arcanum. Defiance Council. R. A., no. 67. Meets first and third mondays of each month. Hall a. W. Corner Clinton and third streets second floor. W. A. Kehn ast Regent. Peter Dickman Secretary. Knights and ladies of Columbia Eureka Council k. Amp l. Of c., no. 55. Meets each tuesday evening. Hall a. W. Corner Clinton and second streets third floor. Amos Ewing Counselor. We. Stewart scribe. Federal labor Union. Defiance Federal labor Union no. 10474. Meets each monday evening. Schultz Hall Clinton Street. De. F. Dirr president. Fred Zollers Secretary. The elks Defiance Lodge b. P. O. E., no. 147. Meets each thursday evening. Elk Parlours a Clinton Street second floor. We. Bohannon e. R. Peter Sei ble Secretary. The democratic leaders a generally agreed that the Tariff will be a leading if not the leading Issue in next years Campaign. They Are preparing for the fray with that idea very firmly fixed in their minds. But what will be their demand in the premises How far will they propose going in the matter of revising the present schedules for years says the Washington Star the democratic party was known As the party of free Trade. Men like or. Watterson or. Mills or. Vest or. Russell of Massachusetts and the late Frank Hurd of Ohio All avowed free Trade principles. And they were very influential in shaping their party a course on the Tariff. Or. Watterson in two National conventions Defeated an Effort to straddle the Issue. He insisted on a straighten declaration and got it. Or. Cleveland a Success in 1884 was achieved not so much because of any specific declaration of his party in its platform As because of the divided sentiment of the republicans respecting or. Blaine. But in 1892 or. Cleveland w As elected on a platform which promised Tariff Reform in heroic form. At last it seemed we were to have a measure which should express to the country the meaning of 16 years of vigorous Tariff agitation. Ten thousand leading editorials and twice that Many eloquent stump speeches were to be written into Law. But Congress walked. The measure that had been promised could not pass that body. A great Many people it so turned out had been writing and talking on the Tariff question either without sufficient knowledge of what the country wanted or what their party was Able to perform. There were democrats who proved to be As pronounced protectionists As any republicans in commission and Between them they made a spectacle of the Tariff Plank of the democracy a without an i Mae and without Leader the Outlook for them never was Darker. The Boston Herald which has no Bias against the democracy has been looking Over the ground and says it cannot see any Chance for that party to carry the country in 1904. It looks at that 137 majority against the democrats in the electoral College in 1900. Knows that the majority would have been Iriah bigger in 1902 if a president had been elected this year and does not understand How they can escape defeat by a very Large Adverse vote two years hence. The Herald is not exhibiting any feeling in the matter but tells this As a contribution to the political philosophy of the time says the St. Louis Globe Democrat. Many other intelligent newspapers Are in the same quandary As a Bur Boston contemporary. In fact very few democrats it is Safe to say look for Victory for their party in 1904. No Leader is in sight around whom the bulk of the democrats would rally. Bryan has his own faction but most of the democrats East of the Mississippi Are against him and he himself does not look for another nomination. Hill has been discredited by the defeat in new York and by the socialistic Coal Plank in his state platform which was denounced by Many representative democrats outside of his state and by some in it. Even his candidate for governor Bird s. Coler took pains during the canvass to say that he did not favor that expression. Gorman has very few friends among the masses of the democrats and Cleveland who is mentioned in connection with the candidacy by a few democrats is impossible of course. Moreover the democrats have no Issue so far As the country has been Able to learn which w Ould raise up a Leader or attract any considerable number of voters. They have been a Railroad Deal. Lake bit Ore and Baltimore so Ollie companies secure a majority of to Reading Stock. Baltimore Jan. 9.�?president Loree of the Baltimore amp Ohio Railroad on thursday officially confirmed the published report of the Purchase for his company of Stock in the Philadelphia amp Reading Railroad and the subsequent Sale of a part of that Stock through the Pennsylvania co. To the Vanderbilt interests. He said that the control of the Reading was acquired by he Pennsylvania Road on behalf of the Baltimore amp Ohio Road through Kuhn Loeb amp co. Of a total of 2,800,000 shares this firm secured Between 1,200,000 and 1,400,000 shares in the interest of the Pennsylvania. Then the Vanderbilt and the Baltimore life Ohio w Ere invited to take the Purchase s Between them. This was to bring the Reading into the Community of ownership scheme originated by the Pennsylvania Railroad and the new York Central without conflicting with the Law s of Pennsylvania we hich prohibit the Pennsylvania Railroad from owning control of a competing line. The Vanderbilt named the Lake Shore amp Michigan Southern Railroad to take up their share of the Purchase and the transaction involved the issuing of about $25,000,000 in Bonds. The Pennsylvania selected the Baltimore amp Ohio and this company financed the requirements with part of the Money derived from the recent Sale of $42,-500,000 of Stock. President Loree said that the deals make a substantial addition to the mileage operated under the Baltimore amp Ohio influence doubling the same As follows present b. Amp o. System 4,400 Miles affected by Deal 4,405 Miles. Total 8,805. Or. Loree said that the management of the Reading we Ould continue As at present. Troubles of Venezuela. The old and the new. Grand army Republic. Bishop Post no. 22, g. A. R. Meets a each tuesday evening in memorial Hail Clinton Street. Gardner Dabney commander. L. Beardsley adjutant. Women a Relief corps. Bishop corps no. 247, w. A 0. Meets second and fourth thursday afternoons of each month at 2 30, in memorial Ball Clinton Street. Mary Bell president , Secretary. Daughters of veterans. Hannah Boutelle Camp no. La. Meets each wednesday evening at memorial Ball Clinton Street. Zadie Lee president. Nora Seible Secretary. Fan of Kiks ? the new i wonder if the old Guy will know enough to move on. Union veterans. Phelps command no. 4. U. V. U. Meets Friday evenings of each week in u. V. U. Hall a. W. Corner Clinton and third streets. S. Ashton commander. R. Hall adjutant. W. V. R. U. Ladies auxiliary to Phelps command no. 4 meets each Friday afternoon at 2 Rn., in it. V. U. Hall. Mrs. 4. Robinson president. Mattie Gleason Secretary. Ben Hur. Arries court no. 6, tribe of Ben Hur. Insurance order. No meeting place. Geo. W. Kirk chief. Karl Groweg Secretary. Knights of Honor. Defiance Lodge no. 71, knights of Honor. Insurance order. No meeting place. John f. Hamilton. Dictator. Henry Klein sr., recorder Fores i ers. Shawnee court. Independent order of foresters no. 51. Meets first and third tuesday evenings of each month. U. V. U. Hall a. W. Corner Clinton and third streets second floor. J. Daoust chief Ranger. Frank Ferguson Secretary. Red Cross. Defiance comma dry no. St order of the Rei Cross. Meets first and third mondays of each month. U. V. A a. Hall a. W. Corner Clinton and third streets second floor. By l Hull commander. We. Ort scribe. American yeomen. Defiance Homestead brotherhood of american yeomen. Meets first tuesday of each month. J. W. Lynde Foreman. G. Edgar correspondent. Home guards. Defiance Home guards no. Meets third thursday of each month. John Adams Counselor i t. J. Leaming Secretary. 59 Aid society. T German Aid society. Meets second and fourth monday of each month. Hall a. W. Corner Clinton and third streets. .1. Walz president. F. J. Papen age financial soc a. Turnbull Aid society meets first and third wednesday evenings of Euch month in red menus a ii. P. Hiu pm an president. John Young rec riling Secretary. Ladies German Aid society. Meets first and third thursday evenings. Hall a. W. Corner Clinton and third streets second floor. Barbara Winkler. President. Mary Winkler Secretary. Latest platform. A Hodge podge Tariff Bill which recognized the principle of Protection As distinctly As the Mckinley Bill had done was passed and the free traders were routed. Nor have the free traders recovered their old form. Nobody to Day is demanding free Trade. On the contrary Many of the men who followed the free Trade Banner so Long Are now declaring that the country will not have free Trade just As they Are declaring that the country will not have free Silver. But How much Tariff Reform do they now propose what is their line of thought on i hat subject How far away Are they from their position when they were challenging the protected industries to a struggle to the death the Tariff is undoubtedly a live Issue and the time has come for both sides to be specific. A Prosperity showing. Splendid resume of it a banking Lav lust us fifth de by a Republican Congress. The National banking Law the work of a Republican Congress went into effect in 1863. There were organized that year 134 National Banks with a capital of $16,378,000. The next year 453 Banks were organized with a capital of $79,366,950. But it was not until after the close of the civil War in 1865, that the National Banks became an Index of business conditions. In 1865 1,014 Banks were organized with a capital of $242,542,982. In 20 years the Banks increased in number to 2,650, having a capital of $552,s99,715 and a surplus of $143,771,-121. In 1892 there were 3.671 Banks with a capital of $686,573,015, with individual deposits amounting to $1,765,-422,933. And Loans and discounts aggregating $2,153,498,829. In the panic year of 1893 there was a falling off of $400,000,000 in the resources of the National Banks and in the year following a decrease in number of Banks in capital and in circulation. Since Iso however there has been a steady increase in the resources of the Banks Aud As an Index of the growing Prosperity of the last six years the reports for 902 Are most encouraging. There Are now 4,666 National Banks in the United grates an increase of 375 in the year or one for every Day. The resources of the Banks increased in the year now closing at the rate of $1,000,000 be Day or from $5,722,730,-635 in december 1901, to $6,104,091,-916 in december 1902. In the same time the individual deposits increased at the rate of $500,000 per Day. Amounting in november to $3,152,878,796, against $2,964,000,000 one year ago. $1,765,422,983 ten years ago. And $1,639,688,393 six year ago. The Loans and discounts increased from Catholic knights of qi0 j $3,038,2o5.44< november 2o, 1901. To Branch no. 2. Meets the second sunday of i $3,303,148,091 4-0 the same Cate in i90_ Parah society. Meets first and third wednesdays of each month. Rooms Over the Preisendorfe store. Geo. Beard president. De. Hummer Secretary. Catholic Socie Hes. Catholic knights of America Branch no. 142. Meets every third sunday at 4 p rn., Corner filth Aud Jackson streets a St. Johns Hall. Christ Diehl sr., president. J. Walz Secretary. Catholic knights of America Branch no. 478. Meets fourth sunday of each month at 4 In., Corner Washington and Arabella streets St. Mary a school Hall. B. Gorman president. J. S. Haller. Secretary. K each month at 4 Rn., fifth and Jackson streets St. Johns Hall. L. Krutsch president. Joseph Veit Secretary. Catholic knights of Ohio. Branch no. 27. Meets the first sunday of each month at 4 Rn., Washington and Arabella streets St. Mary a school Hall. J. S. Haller president. W. J. Bohannon Secretary. St. Bonifacius benevolent society. Meets first sunday of each month at St. Johns Hall. Frank a. Walz president. Joseph Veit Secretary. St. Aloysius Young menus society meets second sunday of each month at 4 Na.,. Johns Hall. Social sessions each tuesday evening. Of amp de Masanz Secretary. Forced to drop Silver ism militarism and imperialism they dare not make a fight on the Tariff and there is no Issue for them in the trusts for the republicans have preempted that question. The Outlook for the democrats was never Darker two years before a presidential election than it is at this time. Their party is so demoralized and discredited in fact that it is of no use even As an opposition. From present indications it ill enter the coming canvass under the Cloud of foreseen deserved and overwhelming defeat. Uliey May be settled in Washington without resorting to the Hague tribunal Caracas Jan. 9.�?United states minister Bowen has received orders to leave Venezuela next saturday for Washington where he will present the venezuelan ease to the British German commission. An american warship will Call for or. Bowen at la Naira. After two Stormy meetings of the Cabinet All the conditions set Forth in the replies of the Powers to president Castro a last proposals in the matter of settling the venezuelan dispute through arbitration have been accepted by Venezuela. The government considers these decisions unjust but declares it is obliged to yield to Force. The conditions of the Powers cover Cash payments to the allies and guarantees for the payment of the balance of their claims. The question of raising the blockade will not be considered. Washington Jan. 9�?there is a reasonable Prospect that the venezuelan trouble can be settled without invoking the machinery of the Hague tribunal. Minister Bowen has been named by Castro As his commissioner and if the few Points relative to conditions precedent Are settled Arnica Bly it is expected that the British and German governments will name their ambassadors at Washington As commissioners in their own behalf to Confer with minister Bowen. The commission will meet in Washington. Peace is proclaimed. Between the National and. American baseball leagues. Cincinnati Jan. 12.�?peace was officially proclaimed Between the National and american baseball leagues when the conference of their respective committees adjourned Here saturday night. Following the adjournment of the joint conference of committees of the National and american leagues there was an informal conference of the National representatives Here sunday. While the time was spent largely in festivities Over the declaration of peace there was much talk about the meeting of the National league Here on january 19. President Robison of the St. Louis club said the meeting next week was called simply to say a a Amend to the proclamation already made. It was stated by others that with five of the eight National league clubs already fully committed to endorsement no trouble was expected from Boston or the two clubs of greater new York. The Only National Absentee was James a. Hart who returned to Chicago with ban Johnson Comiskey and Killilea of the american league. Pulliam and Dreyfus left yesterday the latter feeling Good Over the agreement shutting the american league out of Pittsburg. Among the questions informally discussed yesterday was the expected interchange of championship games Between All teams of the National and american leagues so that 15 instead of seven visiting clubs would be seen at each place. This matter May be brought up at the National meeting Here next w Eek As Well As at the american league meeting in new York next month. A human Cigar. Customs officials arrest a Nan who was encased in tobacco new York Jan. 12.�?customs officials on saturday night arrested Jacob von Sternberger charged with smuggling tobacco and subsequently made a search of the steamship Finland lying in the North River. Von Sternberger who is employed on the vessel was found to be wrapped with tobacco which was cleverly concealed under his clothing. Several months ago the customs inspectors unearthed a plot to bring Sumatra tobacco from Antwerp into this country without the payment of duty. Two seizures of considerable portions resulted. Saturday night inspectors Hooley Angel Cipperly and Nevins saw von Sternberger leave the Finland and noticing that he was of Peculiar shape halted and searched him. They found Many thin bundles of tobacco under his clothing. The vessel was then searched and while the officers were at work the Crew of the Finland made a raid on the Dynamo of the ship for the purpose of shutting off the electric lights. The chief Engineer and the custom House inspectors Drew their revolvers and drove the men Back. The inspectors then sought police assistance and completed their search. They did not succeed however in finding anymore tobacco. Six customs a cd police officers Are now in charge of the vessel. Street car collisions. Atter six months the Burlington train robbers Are rounded up. Sensational confession a murder a wounded fearing he night give them away a buried their Booty in the band and Sank the boat la Crosse wis., Jan. prisoners on the some train they Are alleged to have held up six months ago at Marcus 111., four men who Are believed to be of the gang which robbed the Burlington train at that place were left at Savannah 111., by the train on thursday night and were taken to Gamt Carroll the county seat where they will be arraigned on the charge of holding up the train. The Story of the findings of Clews and their subsequent capture is interesting. A detective Charles White visited every Nook and Corner of the Mississippi River Between Here and the place where the robbery occurred to find the person of whom the robbers bought the boat w hich was found sunken with Sand in the River near where they had temporarily buried their Booty. It took him thre4 Arctic blasts. They sweep the Northern states temperature noted at various Points Omaha neb. Jan. Ulm sunday was one of the coldest of the Winter one degree below Zero being registered in the morning and last night the thermometer was lower. The cold wave extends throughout Nebraska parts of Iowa and South Dakota. Burlington la., Jan. 12.�?with his temperature five degrees below Zero Snow is Drifting before a heavy wind. Kansas City. To. Jan. 12.�?the lowest temperature of the present cold weather was four degrees above Zero Early sunday morning. There is much suffering among the poor owing to the High Price of Coal but there is no Scarcity of Coal. In Many towns of Kansas and w Estern Missouri however fuel cannot be purchased. Milwaukee wis., Jan. 12.�?thermometers registered two degrees below Zero Early last evening. Springfield. 111., Jan. 12.�?a heavy Snow fell saturday night and sunday and the temperature fell rapidly during the Day. Last night thermometers on the streets registered one degree below Zero with the Mercury still falling. State gleanings. A record of recent occurrences in Ohio. Cannot exempt them. St. Paul minn., Jan. 12.�? although the thermometer registered but two Ailt Anne it i exempt property rom an a Legal decision that affects Tbs to Olton of Public Utility corporations Columbus Jan. stale judge Thompson on Friday Mace a declaration in deciding the Case of the Western Assurance co. Against Sims treasurer which May re Roll either in the Willis capital Stock tax Law being invalidated or the Public Utility companies being compelled to the Willis capital Stock tax notwithstanding that Law specifically exempts them because they an excise tax on Gross earnings. In the Case at bar the Western Assurance co. Sought to enjoin tie Franklin county treasurer from collecting tax on the company a securities deposited with the state treasurer because Hose securities represent premiums already taxed. Judge Thompson held that the tax must be paid and that the Ohio legislature has the right to Lew additional taxes months and he was not successful in degrees below Zero sunday was one additional tax because it pays Antii til he reached la Crosse when in i of the most disagreeable Days of the kind of tax. Then he expire mar a us it i a declared the provision of the Willis company with detective William by Winter. A High Northwest wind Nam of the local Force after two greatly intensified the cold. While weeks of unremitting work they to i fuel is scarce and High conditions Ca ted the Man from whom the Skiff have not yet reached the famine had been purchased. He and his wife i stage and there is but Little suffer Law exempting the excise Corpora Tio Cis to be unconstitutional. Went to Chicago on wednesday night to identify the four alleged robbers. The robbers so the detectives found went Down the River in the Skiff taking four Days to make the trip and were joined at Dubuque by two others which made the party six in number. One of these robbers wore a pair of shoes just purchased in Dubuque. He was the one who was killed during the robbery. It develops from the Story of one of the robbers that the dead robber was killed by their own party. They had a secret code of signals which they were to use. The dead robber in coming around the train did not give the signal and was shot. He was not killed however for after the Safe had been blown open and the robbers a hitched the engine they put the wounded Man on Board. One of the party said to him a can you talk yet a he replied a yes a whereupon one of the party shot him through the head killing him instantly. They then had a discussion As to whether to Burn the body in the firebox but decided to throw it out of the engine cab which they did. They then abandoned the engine and got into the Skiff went across the River buried the Money and sunk the boat. Is he a deserter Tom Reeds last words. Express the great speaker loyalty to the Republican policy of Protection. This is a in Over last year of $264. 893.644, a gain Over december 1892, of $1,639.gss.393, and a gain Over december 17, 1s96. Of $2,420,740,634. These figures says the Chicago inter Ocean speak Well for the National banking system created by the Republican party and record unerringly the Prosperity of the six years of Republican Rule. A a the three or at speakers a says a democratic contemporary a Are Clay Blaine and Reed and the last was not the these democratic discoveries of the Supanor merits of the opposition should More prompt.. Louis Globe Derao Cral since the death of Thomas b. Reed the democratic newspapers have taken great Delight in commending the views he entertained with respect to the governments policy for the control of the detached possessions of the United stares. The anti imperialists have extracted much Comfort from his utterances in opposition to the attempt to hold and govern the philippine islands. The enemies of the government have however completely overlooked one of or. Reeds latest Public utterances concerning a Republican policy of National importance. Reference is had to his discussion in the North american review after the election of 1902, of the question a what shall we do with the Tariff a in that paper or. Reed gave a Strong endorsement of the policy of Protection and he urged that the Tariff be let alone says the Cleveland Leader. A what would you say a he asked a was the Ideal Industrial condition everybody at work. Now we have everybody at work. And yet we think we want something else. If we keep on fussing we shall get it. With All the world except England including her own colonies of our opinion with Success embroidered on All our banners we Are invited to surrender our View s and give place to a beaten continuing or. Reed said a we ought to let the Tariff alone we ought to defend it against All Comers for the Good of the nation. We Are doing More than Well and need not Hunt for disaster. That will come in due of the Wingier Law or. Reed said a we have a Tariff carefully drawn which has served us Well. That Tariff is Only five years old. It has brought us away up on the Hillside of Success. It has no connection with the great corporations except what it has with Small corporations and individuals. No att ack by repealing the Dingley act can Hurt one without hurting All. Any disturbance of that kind Woald disturb Trade in ways with which we Are All too there was never any doubt of or. Be eds a absolute loyalty to the theory of Protection and his latest utterance on the subject is respectfully commended to the free Trade anti imperialists who Are quoting him with so much glee. Of or. Bryan being in Good health w ill live to see Gold the Universal medium of Exchange and the utter failure of his latest calamity predictions. He will have the unique distinction of standing All alone on a Shver basis still proclaiming a sacredness of the ratio and declaring that All the world is wrong but journal. Oort martial of a gunner will bring up novel questions of naval Law. Washington Jan. 9.�?the Navy department has decided to court martial gunner George Ford thereby promising to raise Many Complex and novel Points in naval Law. Ford was gunner on the Columbia at the new York Navy Yard and about october 15 last disappeared. After two months absence following the regulations his name was dropped from the naval service and the new naval Register about to appear records him As a deserter the first time that such an entry has been made in the Book within the memory of the oldest official. A week ago Ford walked aboard the Columbia and reported for duty. He denied that he deserted asserting that he had been living in Brooklyn. He said he had no valid excuse to offer for his absence but insisted that he was not a deserter. The question first presented was whether Ford could be tried at All lie technically being out of the naval service but this Point the department has decided in the affirmative. Another Point is whether if the court acquits him of desertion Ford thereby is not restored to the service. One Han killed and four persons injured at Homewood a. Pittsburg Jan. 12.�?one Man was killed and four persons injured in a Street railway collision last night. A Liberty Avenue car was standing in front of superintendent maxwells office in Homewood when a big Frank Stow n Avenue car ran away on the Grade behind it and crashed into the rear of the stationary car with great Force. John Saltey a policeman standing on the rear platform had both legs crushed and Al Init amputated. He is dead. W. Lamrick standing with Saltey had one leg badly crushed. Mrs. Laura Chapman and or. Morris passengers were both seriously Cut about the head and shoulders. Lewis Lowe Motorman of the runaway had his head and hands badly Cut. His condition is serious. An inspector who was on the Farr Las town car says the Motorman tried both Power and hand Brake but neither would Check the cards Speed owing to the Slippery rails. Double tragedy. A Toledo an kills his wife and himself in a hotel at Adrian Neh. Adrian mich., Jan. b. Ohio aged 45, of Toledo yesterday shot and killed his wife Elizabeth aged 35, and then fired the 32-calibre revolver at his own breast. Both victims were dead the woman with a Bullet wound through her heart when a crowd of people who heard the shots broke into the parlor of Platte a hotel where the tragedy occurred. The of uple had been living apart and the woman was an employee of the hotel. She had charged that her estrangement from her husband had been due to the latter a abusive treatment of their 14-year-old daughter. Ohio came Here from Toledo on thurs Hay and landlord Plait fearing trouble had hesitated about allowing him to see his wife but finally consented when Olio promised that he w Ould not again trouble Platt with such a request if he was granted the interview. The couple Hail been conversing alone in the parlor about a Quarter of an hour when the five shots that ended their unhappy lives rang out in rapid succession. . Detroit mich., Jan. 12.�?lower Michigan was yesterday in the grasp of a Snow storm that in the Western part of the state assumed the proportions of a blizzard. Lake Michigan was lashed by a 40-mile an hour Wand into a condition that made it impossible for any boats to leave their ports for Chicago. At Benton Harbor the Street car service is stalled and sunday trains on the m., b. H. Amp Railway had to be abandoned. Three Rivera and Niles report a blizzard the temperature very Low and trains delayed by the Snow. Fatal fire. One woman burned to death and another jumped from a window and was killed. New York Jan. 12.�?mrs. Florine Henry the wife of Philip s. Henry a wealthy Coffee merchant and daughter of the late millionaire banker Leonard l cwt Sohn was burned to death sunday in a fire that almost entirely destroyed the residence of the family at 54 East fifty sixth Street. Alberta Erickson 8 Domestic jumped from a fourth Story window and received injuries from which she died shortly afterwards. The fire which originated from an unknown cause had gained considerable headway before it was discovered for when the first alarm was sent out the House was in flames from cellar to roof. A mrs. Henry a two infant children were saved by their nurse who ran with them to the Street immediately after the discovery of the fire. Or. Henry who w As slightly burned was rescued by a policeman who entered the House before the arrival of the firemen. It was supposed that his wife had also made her escape. After the fire had been extinguished mrs. Henry a charred body was found in her bedroom on the second floor. Apparently she had succumbed to the smoke while attempting to reach a window. She was 25 wears old. The Coal famine. She found tinny victims. Marietta Jan. 8. A mrs. Laura Stackhouse alias Laura Miller alias Irene Monselle of this City was arrested wednesday for using the Moi is for fraudulent purposes in advertising that she was seeking a husband and extorting Money from applicant. Her business has been extensive throughout the United states Ami government officials say it has netted her thousands of dollars. The aures of mrs. Stackhouse clears mrs. O. Hazelrigg wife of a prominent Oil operator of Williamstown w. Va., w to had been held under surveillance by mistake. The women Are said to be a destructive fire. Cleveland Jan. 9.�?the association Hall of the Young menus Christian association building Corner of Prospect and Erie streets was destroyed by fire at an Early hour thursday morning. The miraculous escape of four women in their night clothes from the burning building and a hot air explosion which threw 16 firemen including chief Wallace Down a flight of stairs were the principal features of the fire. The property loss is about $75,000. J Roosevelt will speak in Canton. Canton Jan. 7.�?president Roosevelt has accepted an invitation to attend the banquet to be Given by the Canton a publican league in Canton. On tuesday evening january 27. The banquet is to be in Honor of the birthday of the late president Mckinley. His birthday Falls on the 29th. Inst., but on account of a state engagement of the president on that Date the banquet was arranged foe the earlier Date. They want Taft. Worked Well during a storm. Sydney b. C., Jan. 9.�?marconi will leave Here monday for Cape cod to give attention to the completion of the wireless trans Atlantic station at that Point. He took advantage of tuesday nights Snow storm to test the behaviour of the wireless system under Adverse weather conditions. Messages Ware sent to England successfully. There was a severe storm on the English coast at the time but the messages went across without a hitch. Cupid got Busy. Kokomo ind., Jan. 9.�?three months ago j. It. Walters a former resident of this City w Rote from his new Home at Rugby n. D., that 500 bachelors in that neighbourhood wanted wives. The letter was published in a Kokomo paper. As a result nearly too girls wrote to or. Walters offering their services As wives to the lonely bachelors. The names of the writers were placed in the hands of the men and individual correspondence followed. As a result 48 Howard county girls Are getting ready to marry the Dakota Farmers. Explosion killed two men. Marshalltown la., Jan. 9.�?john Matthews and Charles Bradfield carpenters were killed yesterday in an explosion at the Gas Plant at Mapleton. The explosion wrecked the Plant broke nearly every pane of Glass in Iowa and damaged surrounding buildings. Bank robbed or $4,200. Louisville neb., Jan. 9.�?the Bank of Louisville was broken into and robbed of $4,200 Early yesterday. The robbers drilled into the Safe from the rear avoiding the burglar alarm. There is no clue. Exceeded the required Speed. Boston Jan. 8.�?the torpedo boat destroyer Lawrence the first of her class built by the fore River ship and engine co., successfully passed her final government trial yesterday in a dash across Massachusetts Bay at a Speed exceeding the required 26 knot an hour. _ cholera attacks oar soldiers. Manila Jan. 8.�?the american Garrison at Mormok Island of Leyte has been attacked by cholera. Nine men of company a eleventh infantry were seized by the disease and five of them died. People of Juanila urge the governor to remain in the Philippines. Manila Jan. 12.�?the general regret of the filipino people at the possible departure of gov. Taft resulted yesterday in a popular demonstration for the purpose of urging the governor to remain in the islands. The streets had been placarded with signs saying a we want governor Taft a in English tagalog and Spanish. A crowd of 3,000 Meu marched tos Malabanan Palace the governors residence. Upon reaching the Palace speeches were made by representatives of the Federal Liberal and nationalist parties in which the governor was urged to remain. In replying to the addresses gov. Taft said it would not be decided at present whether he we Ould leave the islands or remain until next August. He assured the people that if he did leave the present policy of the american government would suffer no change. Judge Otis Dies. Chicago Jan. 12.�?judge Lucien Otis who came to Chicago 47 years ago from Ohio died at his residence yesterday aged 83 years. Before coming to Illinois or. Otis was judge of the court of common pleas for the counties of Huron Eria Sandusky Ottawa and Lucas in Ohio. Among the members of the bar who practice at that time in his court were Rutherford b. Hayes afterwards president of the United state and Morrison r. Waite afterwards chief pus Tice of the United states supreme court. It has reached an acute stage in Eastern Pennsylvania despite an enormous production. Reading pa., Jan. 12.�?the Philadelphia amp Reading Railroad officials claim that for the week ending last night More Anthracite cfca.1 was taken Down the main line than for any previous w Eek in years. The total is 10,200 of All classes of cars or an average of 1,700 cars for each working Day of the week equal to nearly 225,000 tons. This was distributed in the company a territory As far As new York and along its branches in this state and elsewhere. The Coal famine throughout this declared the bequests illegal. St. Paul minn., Jan. supreme court yesterday held that a bequest for masses and education of priests is a Trust not authorized by Law. Father Phil Shanhan died a1 year ago and left a will giving $500 Section has reached such an acute for Massas $1,000 to father Fitzger i Starte that Many industries in the Ald for the education of priests and smaller towns will soon have to close $12,000 to Bishop Cotter also to be j and in the country districts the Dis used for the education of candidates Ress is so widespread that teams for the Priesthood. Relatives of the have started for the Schuylkill county deceased priest contested the will. Vie Leod wins. Cleveland Jan. 9.�?the wrestling match last night Between Dan Mcleod the worlds Champion and ton Mclnerney the Irish Champion resulted in a Victory for Mcleod. Nerney won the first fall in 14 minutes and Mcleod took the second and third in 21 and 24 minutes respectively. The match was one of the Best Ever witnessed in this City. Coal famine in Toledo. Toledo Jan. 9.�?the Coal situate is in Toledo has reached the Point where a physicians certificate is required by local Coal dealers before they will sell even a ton of Coal. The certificate must show that there in illness in the Home of the would be purchaser and that Coal is necessary As a safeguard for the patient. Postmasters appointed. Washington Jan. 9.�?the president yesterday sent the following Nomina Lions of Ohio postmasters to the sen ate Clayton h. Bishop Centerburg Peter Schatzman Glendale William h. Baum Batavia Lucius a. Austin Granville Albert Buss new Bremen l. Ii. Wadsworth Wellington the probate court of Houston county sustained the will but the District court declared it invalid. The decision of the supreme court sustains that of the District court. To observe Mckinley Day. Columbus Jan. . Nash Baal issued a proclamation calling upon All Coal Fields 3q and 40 Miles Distant to the schools colleges and universities Supply pressing necessities. J of the state to observe the birthday Iii answer to the criticism that if anniversary of William Mckinley. So much Coal is mined and shipped thursday january 29, with a proper Why it does not relieve the famine ate exercises in the afternoon at the i it is stated that there Are Many in j school buildings d us trial establishments that do not King Alfonso has a narrow escape. Madrid Jan. 12.�?As King Alfonso dowager Queen Christina and the court were returning from Church saturday afternoon a Man who afterwards gave his name As Feito fired a pistol at one of the carriages in the Royal procession. The Bullet went wild and no one was injured. The escort of civil guards threw themselves upon the would be Assassin and overpowered him. Feito was taken to the police station where he said he did not desire to kill the King but the grand Chamberlain the Duke of Sotomayor. Gas overcame chinamen. Providence r. I., Jan. 12.�?eleven chinamen were overcome by Coal Gas in it a chinese boarding House in the a a Chinatown of Providence yesterday. One of them Don Doc the proprietor of a chinese grocery was dead when found. Two others Are in a critical condition. The others will recover. A congressman Dies. Washington Jan. 12.�?representative Thomas Tongue of the first congressional District of Oregon died suddenly at his residence in this City sunday morning of heart failure Fob sowing a attack Ai indigestion. Phipps9 grand gift. Philadelphia Jan. . L. F. Flick president of the free Hospital for poor consumptive Here last night announced that Henry Phipps of new York formerly a partner of Andrew Carnegie had contributed $300,006 for the establishment of an institution in this City for the treatment and study of Consu Paon. The institution is to. Be known As a the Henry Phipps Institute for the study treatment and prevention of it will be so endowed As to derive an income of about $30,000 to $40,000 annually. Or. Flick will be director of the institution. Sternberg to succeed Wolleben. Washington Jan. state department has been informed that Baron speck Yon Sternberg is to come to Washington As a minister on a special Mission. Meanwhile Herr von Wolleben present ambassador a who has been granted a sick leave is not expected to return to Washington from Germany. He left the City without saying Farewell o the president or Secretary Hay but the ambassador is an extremely sick Man and his condition is accepted As sufficient excuse for any omission of form in his departure. La Cacas is recaptured. Caracas Jan. port of to Zacas was reoccupied thursday by forces of the venezuelan government. After a fight with the revolt r Monist of one hours duration. To Zacas which is about 40 Miles Northwest of puerto cabello has been occupied for the last four months by the revolutionists. Whisky prices Advance. Louisville ky., Jan. Herald says a fall new whiskies of the crops of 1899, 1900, 1901. And 1902, were advanced 2ys cents a gallon yesterday by the local goes Back to prison. London Jan. Tangier of respondent of the morning Leader says a the Sultan fearful of Tbs growing popularity of his brother Ulai Mhammed has ordered him to be imprisoned again. The american protestant missionaries have been compelled to leave Fez. The situation is broke worlds record. St. Louis Jan. worlds record for one half mile indoor skating of 1 20 2-10 was broken Here last night inv Harley Davison of St. Paul who covered the distance in 1 20. Use Coke or Vitamin ens and that Many scores of these must be supplied with Anthracite to keep them in operation. Coal dealers Combine dissolves Cleveland Jan. 9.�?the retail Coal dealers association is no More. Succumbing to the weight of Public opinion and with the grand jury a grip Coal famine causes via by deaths.,Chicago Jan. Hundred i in omd them the dealers thousand persons in Chicago Are suf Fering from ailments directly due to cold and exposure resulting from the Coal famine according to the weekly bulletin of the health department. Serious results Are already seen in a heavy increase in the death rate and the health department brands the men responsible for the situation As a guilty of constructive met at the chamber of Commero. Building thursday and dissolved. Child burned to death. Madison Jan. 7.�?the 4-year-Orl son of Charles Diebler agent of the i Lake Shore Railroad at Perry was left alone a few moments and a cured a few matches. His Mother on her return found him in flamed from the effects of which he died. Oyster orders an election. Columbus Jan. 7.�?adjt. Gen. By Ger has ordered an election for lieutenant commander of the first battalion of the naval brigade at Toledo to select a successor to Lieut. Conn g. A. It. Legislation committee meets Washington Jan. 12.�?the committee on legislation of the grand army of the Republic has been in session Here. It considered mainly pending legislation for Aid to veterans in j Mander Welbon who with his whole seeking appointments to the Public staff resigned because the adjutant service. A was a j general a department refused to take pointed Ami they visited the president fhe training ship Hawk away Frona and postmaster Genera in the inter Cleveland battalion and give it est of legislation to prefer those who j the Toledo crowd. The Convent Ioia served the Lankin in the army or Navy j3 to be held in Toledo january 14, in the civil War in appointments re i Aiko the election january 21. It i petitions or promotion in the Public understood capt. Mcnally of Toledo service Over other persons. I he com wh1 chosen Mittee returned Home satisfied. I an come in but can to get oat. J Lisbon Jan. 8.�?the City Council Chi Lisbon has in effect turned Down til application of Max g. Goodman and other Clev Elanders for a franchise fan a Street railway which these men propose to build through Lisbon. The line is to extend from Youngstown to East Liverpool by Way of Canfield and Salem. Lisbon Council granted the privilege to enter the town and run the tracks to the Center of it. There the right of Way comes to an end wit i no outlet to the South something necessary for Lite promote ors. A Good idea. Marion Jan. state institution for the care treatment and education of indigent crippled and deformed children is recommended by the com Mittee appointed by the associated charities of Ohio to investigate the needs of miners strike ended. Coshocton. Jan. local agr craters ended the strike of Coal miners yesterday by granting the sit cents per car increase demanded. By Tail prices have advanced to to Centi a Bushel the big heat puce since tit Deil War. A murdered by a Footpad. Philadelphia Jan. 12�?edward Powers a produce merchant was killed Earl sunday morning by an unknown highwayman who attacked him on the Street a few blocks from his Home. Powers body was found at Daybreak by a policeman. Powers i conducted several stalls in the West Philadelphia Market and left there about Midnight saturday with $250 on his person. This Money was missing when the body was found. His Gold watch and Chain had also been taken. The merchants Skull was crushed by a Blunt instrument. Lawyer froze to death. Omaha neb., Jan. 12.�?William d. Beckett a prominent lawyer of this City was found yesterday on the Roadside five Miles West of the Cit Frozen to death. Beckett had been ill for several Days and he is believed to have wandered into the country and to Havee fallen exhausted where hew As Gen. Samuel Thomas Dies. New York Jan. 12.�?Gen. Samuel Thomas the we Ell known Railroad Man and financier died last night at his Home in this City. A was 63 year old

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