The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922, April 15, 1904, Image 6

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    THE ALLIANCE HERALD
T. J. O'Kecfe, Publisher.
ALLIANCE,
NEBRASKA.
News in Brief
John Mitchell will not tnko charge
f tho strike In Colorado.
Martin 15. Wood, who for thirty-five
rears was loenl manager of tho Wol
rn Union Telegraph company at Kan
ms City, Mo., died of paralysis, aged
lu years.
Another rnlnlHterlnl crisis Ib Immi
nent In Chile, nnd the present coall
ton of partlos In tho cnhlnot wlllprob
ibly give way to a new party, formed
jf tho liberal element.
Reports havo been received at To
tlo from Plug Yang to tho efTcct that
nhen tho JapnncBO scouts entered
Wlju on Sunday last they found the
town deserted by tho Russlnns.
At Schenectady, N. Y., olght bun
ked employes of the General Electric
.'ompany struck because tho company
refused to discharge a union man who
had been fined for violation of a union
rule.
Major John I,. Rlttlnger, former con
ml general to Montreal, Is seriously
ill at a hospital In St. Joseph, Mo. Ho
underwent a surgical operation a fow
inva ni?iv which has left him in a
greatly oxhausted condition.
The secretary of war has directed
hat permission bo granted to tho
irmy Young Men's Christian associa
tion to establish its work at tho vari
ous posts of "the army in tho United
States nnd In the Phlllpplno islands.
JIurton II. Matloon, formerly stato
icnator and ex-treasurer of tho Water.
;on Savings bank, pleaded guilty in
Iho supremo court nt Wlnstod, Conn.,
to four charges of making false en
tries in tho boohs of tho savings bank.
Tho supreme court of Ohio hasr af
firmed tho verdicts of tho Lucas coun
ty court In tho cases of Albert and
Hen Wade, brothers, who nro under
sentence of death for tho murder of
Knto Sullivan at Toledo several years
ago.
Already Alton H. Parker has 233
delegates to tho Now York stato con
vention to select delegates to the na
tional democratic convention. This
Is a majority of tho stnt.o convention,
which will be composed of 450 dele
gates. In tho courso of the budget discus
sion ' in Calcutta tho viceroy. Lord
Cur.on of KcdlcBton, In nn effective
speech, reviewed the last flvo years of
Indian administration nnd declared It
was his expross lntontlon to return to
India.
"Dr." Doyle's Zlon City Is profiting
by tho strllco now going on in the big
printing and publishing houses of Chi
cago. The employers are sending
tljelr bookbinding work to outside
towns, and n groat quantity is going
to 'Ann.
Tho result of the voto In the vari
ous Michigan locals of tho United
Mint- Workers of America show that
tho proposition of tho operators won
out by a largo majority. Tho result
Insures harmony In tho Michigan dis
trict for two years.
Senator Simons introduced a bill to
creato a permanent commission to In
vestigate tho sovcrnl executive dopart
mentB of tho government. It provides
for a commission of flvo persons, not
more than thrco to bo membors of tho
samo political party.
Among tho many generous responses
which aro coming to the Countess Cas
slnl for tho fair to Do hold In Wash
ington on May C, for tho benefit of
tho Russian Hod Cross, were two
checks which enmo from New York
ono for $1,000 nnd tho other for $500
President Roosevelt nnd Representa
tive Hull, chairman of tho military nf
fairs committee of tho house, discuss
ed a bill which provides a higher rank
for army chaplains, In which tho pros
Ident is interested. It is urged that
sufficient provision is not mado in the
present law for rewarding any army
chaplains for meritorious services.
A letter was received by Mayor
Wells of St. Louis from Commander
John Hubbard of tho gunboat Nash
ville, now nt Pensacola; Fla saying
that ho had been authorized to an
nounco to tho authorities of St. Louis
that tho navy department had decided
to send a torppdo boat destroyer to
St Louis under" escort of tho Nash
ville. Tho warships will reach St.
Louis nbout April 23.
The president has pardoned .Leonard
Alverson, Waltor Hoffman and Will
iam Waderman, convicted In New Mex
lco of postofilco'robbory, and sentenc
ed to ton years' imprisonment, of
which they havo served all lm nlno
months. These pardons aro granted
on the earnest recommendation of tho
governor of New Moxlco, tho warden
of the ponltcntlary and the district at
torney and trial judge, because of tho
unusually good conduct of tho prison
ers. At San Francisco, George Darton
surrendered himself to tho pollco. say
ing that he was wantod in Lucas coun
ty, Ohio, on a charge or onibozzlcinont
of ?1,100 of tho county's funds. He
was formorly county clerk and says he
left Toledo on October 27, coming di
rect to Snn Francisco.
John P. White, president of tho Iowa
Mlno Workers, and Charlos II. Morris,
president of tho Iowa Operators' asso
elation, havo called a second confer
ence. The conference was asked for
by tho minors and Is takan to moan
that the strikers will submit and the
strike bo settled soon.
FIFTY YEARS OLD
AN APPEAL TO THE PEOPLE OF
NEBRASKA.
THE STATE'SjScENTENNIAL
The Committee In Charge Issues a
Public Statement A Propel Ob
servance of the Signing of the Kansas-Nebraska
Bill In 1854.
Tho committee ot citizens charged
with tho work of arranging for tiio
soml-centennlnl of Nebraska, May 31,
havo issued tho following:
To tho Peoplo of tho Stato of Ne
braska: On May 30, 1851, tho presi
dent of tho United StnteB approved
yvhnt is known nB tho Kansas-Nebraska
bill, tho most important legislative
and executive action In tho history of
tho country west of tho Missouri river
ulnco tho Louisiana purchase was
mado under tho direction of Thomas
Jefferson. Tho fifty years that havo
ulnco elapsed havo been prolific in
groat events, but none arc more wor
thy of noto than tho development that
has como during tho half century to
tho Trans-Missouri section of tho re
public, nnd especially to tho states of
Kansas and Nebraska.
Tho undersigned, a committee of
citizens, have been charged with tho
duty of arranging for a seml-ccnten-ninl
celebration of this event.
Dy both fcdornl and Btate law tho
30th day of May of each year Is do
voted to memorial observances of the
gallant spirits who In their lives serv
ed their country during tho great war
of 18C1-C5. That day being thus de
voted to holy purpose, it has been
thought best to hold tho exercises
properly incident to the seml-ccnten-nlnl
on Tuesday, tho 3lBt day of May.
Thus will como a proper recognition
ot Memorial day, and jilso pf tho Im
portant fact that tho stato of Nebras
ka received aftor the great war a
larger proportion of ex-soldiers than
any other state in tho west, nnd these
soldier-citizens havo added greatly to
its development.
Japanese Qoldlero Ready
Tho Grand Army of tho Republic,
which hns had direction of tho me
morial observances, has boon In tho
habit fqr years of detailing members
of tho organization to address tho
.scholars of all schools throughout tho
state on the lnst school day prior to
tho 30th day of May, and It haB re
quested that on tho Sunday preceding
that date, In nil tho churches of tno
otato, tho clergy should make fitting
roforonce to tho incidents of note
proper to the day and Inculcate pat
riotism and fitting sacrifice for tho
republic.
Tho eommltteo suggests to the
Grand Army and to tho clergy that it
would bo most fitting, In tho schools
and in tho churches, to call attention
to the fifty years of growth and pros
perity that havo come, not only to
tho United States, but especially to
tho part of It in which our lot has
been cast, and on Memorial day it
certainly will bo appropriate that all
who address tho peoplo, while- giving
fitting tribute- to those who served the
country and havo passed away, should
mako like reference to tho progress
that has been mado during the half
cntury that will closo upon that day.
On tho 31st day of May, in tho city
of Omaha, there will bo proper ob
servance of tho signing of tho Kansas-Nebraska
bill by the president of
tho United States. Tho detail of tho
exercises will shortly bo published
and tho city of Omaha invites all citi
zens of tho stato to Join In this cele
bration by local ceremonial If they
wish, but proferably within tho limits
ot the metropolis of the state.
Tho committee takes pleasure in an
nouncing that a son of Nebraska, who
has achieved great distinction and
prominence by reason of his ability
and coquence Hon. Henry D. Estn
brook, now of Now York will deliver
tho oration of tho day befitting tho
occasion. It is expected that other
speakers of worth and prominenco
will recount tho Interesting events of
the fifty year3 that havo passed since
the birthday of tho state of Nobraska.
Military and civil parades will nlso
be nu incident, and tho latchstring of
Omaha will be out in hoarty welcom
ing to all who wish to glorify the
ovent of May 30, 1854.
Guarantee Railroad Investments.
WASHINGTON Sonator Louge re
ported favorably from the senate com
mittee onftio Philippines tho Lodge
Cooper lilUtb amend tho Philippines
civil government act by allowing the
issuance" riT bonds for municipal Im
provements and guaranteeing a 5 per
cent Income- on tho cost of railroads.
Senate Confirms Baxter.
WASHINGTON The senate on
Tuosday eonflrmod the nomination of
Irving F. Baxter as United Statds at
torney for the district of Nebraska.
a X8t. I (
DIE IN A WRECK.
Rosebud Sioux Killed In a Railroad
Accident.
CHICAGO Two passenger trnlns on
tho Chicago & Northwestern railway
collided between molroso park nnd
May wood Thursday.
According to reports received nt tho
general superintendent's office In Chi
cago tho wreck wan calmed by tho
fog. Trains Nob. C and 10 woro in
tho wreck.
Tho trains which collided woro tho
Oregon express nnd the fast mall on
tho Chlcngo & Northwestorn railway.
The express train was run Into by
tho mall train. Doth trains were east
bound. Physicians wore promptly hurried to
the scono. As soon an possible tho
Injured woro taken to Maywood and
Chicago.
All the victims of tho wreck wero
Indians. ' Tho dead aro:
Killed Head, skull crushed; Philip
Irontatl, Jr., body crushed; Thomas
Como Lnst bodv crushed.
Tho Injured are:
Ulg Chief Whltehorse, body crushed
and legs broken, will die; Luther
Standing Dear, crushed nbout body and
head, will tile Annio Goosefacc, crush
ed anout bodv will die; Mrs. Thomas
Como Last, wife of one of tho killed,
cut nbout head and shoulders; Tom
mlo Como Iast, G years old, son of
tho dead, head bumped and believed
to have been made temporarily lnsano
from fright; Sammy Lone Dear, head
cut and body bruised; Abraham Good
crow cut about head; Dlind Eagle,
cut about head by flying glass; Llttlo
Elk, head cut and bruised; Charge tho
Enemy, head cut and body bruised.;
Head Chief High Dear, at tho head ot
the delegation of Sioux, severely
crushed nbout the body; William Sit
ting Dull, son of Chief Sitting Dull, 27
years old, seriously Injured.
Tho -joach eontalmngi the Indlnnr
was n light day car. It was com
pletely wrecked. The rear end of tho
coach ahead was also damaged. After
the collision tiio passengers In tho
other conches of the two trains hur-
to Start for the Front
rled to. the repcue, and after a hard
ctrugglo pulled them from beneath tho
wreckage.
Chief Whltehorse, in chnrgo of tho
Indians on tho train, was fatally in
jured. Tho bodies of the Indians who
had been killed outright woro laid on
tho pralrlo besldo tho track( Chief
Whltehorso boing carried with them.
Ho said ho knew that death was near,
and requested that ho be placed near
his dead companions. Tho chief was
propped up and sat stoically whilo
physicians worked over his Injuries.
He smoked a pipe qulotly and showed
no signs of tho pain he must havo
been suffering. Ono by one the other
Injured Indians were slowly taken
from tho splintered car an,l placed
on tho ground near their dying chief
and dead comrades. The physicians
hurried from ono to another of tho
Injured, administering to the wants of
all, while arangements were, being
mado to tako them to tho nearest
hospital.
Tho Indians wero from tho reserva
tion near Rushvlllc, Neb., and their
Journey east was primarily for show
purposes In Europe.
Persons who were on the train said
that tho collision unquestionably was
tho result of thy dense fog which
stretched from Lake Michigan many
miles westward.
Egypt's Word Pleases Russia.
ST. PETERSBURG Russia has re
ceived satisfactory assurances from
tho government of Egypt regarding
tho passage of ships through tho Suez
canal. The inquiries on tho subject
woro prompted by reports that tho
Egyptian government contemplated
adopting measures, contrary to tho In
ternational canal regulations, which
might embarrass Russia In sending
colliers and supply ships to tho far
east, when tho naltic fleet sails
for
tho Pacific at the ond of Juio.
More B?et-. Than Ever.
GRAND ISLAND The factory of
tho American Beet Sugar company has
begun tho work of extracting jgar
from the remaining syrups through
tho Osmose process.' About forty
men will bo employed for thirty days
at this process.
Annual Mormon Conference.
SALT LAKE CITY Thanksgiving
for tho prosperity and growth of tho
church marked the socond day of tho
annual conforonco of tho Mormon
church In this city. "It must bo dis
couraging to tho eaomlos of this peo
ple," declared Apostlo A. O. Wood
ruff, 'whore they look over tho past
and see that all thoy havo done to
crush this church has only tended to
strengthen tho church and increase
tho faith of tho saints. Tho clouds on
tho horizon do not shake tho faith of
tho saints."
AS TO CONGRESS
MAY BE READY TO ADJOURN BY
THE 28TH OF APRIL.
THE PROGRAM FROM NOW OH
Work on Appropriation Bills Well in
Hand Four Days' Discussion Look
ed for on the Postoffice Appropria
tion Measure.
WASHINGTON April 28 has been
discussed in committee rooms und
nmoug senators and representatives as
not at nil an Improbable date for tho
termination of tho present session of
congress. Tho pension appropriation
bill has been received from the houso
nnd reported from tho'seijnte eommlt
teo with an amendment. Discussion
of servico pension legislation, It Is be
lieved, will bo exhausted before the
bill Is placed on its pnssage, and tills
measure, therefore, Is not considered n
barrier to early adjournment.
The army appropriation Is agreed
upon except as to four amendments,
which are In conference, and It is
thought thero amendments will not re
suit In much further discussion in
either body of congress. Tho confer
ence report of tho agricultural bill has
been agreed to in the senate, but no
action has been taken by the house. A
second conference has been ordered on
the fortification bill on tho senate
amendments for tho purchase of a sub
marine boat for instruction in coast
defense nnd making nn appropriation
for the completion for a certain typo
of disappearing gun carlage. Roth the
nnal and tho district appropriation
bills aro in conference. Tho confer
ence report on tho Indian appropria
tion bill has been mado and is likely
to cause debate for ono or two days.
Four days' additional discussion is
looked for on the postofllcc- appropria
tion bill. The amendments that havo
been adopted aro not of a character
that will tie the bill up In conference
for more than two or three days. It
It expected that tho sundry civil bill
will bo roported from tho senate com
mittee on appropriations on Tuesday
nnd tho mllltnry academy bill will bo
ready by the timo tho sundry civil bill
is passed. It is expected that the gen
oral deficiency bill vlll bo reported
to the house not later than Tuesday.
No call has yet been Issued, but re
publicans leaders of tho senate antici
pate holding a meeting of the steering
committee early next week to agree on
a general program for tho remaining
day of tho session.
PROGRESS IN IRRIGATION.
Unexpected Difficulties Tncountered
in aome Localities.
WASHINGTON The progress
made In the Irrigation work of tho
government is rovlewcd in a publica
tion issued by the geological survey,
which points out tho necessity of
great caution and conservatism in
the extension of tho reclamation
work.
It says that of tho irrigation pro
jects favorabl; reported in 1903,
which incluaei those on the Truckco
river in Nevada, on the Salt river in
Arizona, on tho "Milk river in Mon
tana, on tho Sweetwater river in Wy
oming nnd on tho Gunnison river In
Colorado, the Nevada and Arizona
projects havo been found feasiblo and
construction of the engineering works
along tho Truckco and Salt rivers
lias progressed to a reasonable ex
tent. Tho Montana project, however, has
presented unexpected engineering dif
ficulties ns well as complications re
garding water rights so that prog
ress Is slow. It has been found nec
essary to modify the first plans In or
der to achlovo early results.
The Wyoming project, as at first
outlined, has been found impractica
ble. A better reservoir site than that
on tho Sweetwater river, however,
has been discovered on tho North
Platte, so that a larger scheme of de
velopment may be worked out thero
In the future.
Very great engineering difficulties
are encountered in the accomplish
ment of tho Colorado project. Tho
amount of arid land thereby reclaim
able Is less, too, than was antici
pated. .
Won't Open Sunday Again.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. Sunday was tho
last Sunday, at the World's fair
grounds, as on April 15 the grounds
will bo closed to all visitors until
tho fair opens formally and there
after will bo closed on Sunday. More
than 25,000 persons took advantago of
the fair weather and visited tho
grounds Sunday. The private car of
E. II. Harrlmnn of the Southern Pa
r flc road was switched into tho fair
grounds and remained all night, being
occupied by President Harrlmnn and
jus party.
Woman Enrolled as a Cossack.
ST. PETERSBURG. Tho war min
istry has granted the potltlon of Mme.
Pousch, daughter of Colonel Maxiow
condorow, who desired to be enrolled
in a Cossack roglment. The minis
try has ordered her enrollment.
Beet Sugar Made in 1903.
NEW YORK Tho annual meeting
of tho stockholders of tho American
Beet Sugar company was hold Tues
day in Jersey City. The old directors
were elected with the exception that
H. Rleman Duval was choson to suc
ceed J. Archibald Murray. Tho re
port of Prosldont Henry to Oxuard
showed that during tho soaEon of
1903-04 tho company produced 81,053,
100 pounds of refinod sugar. The
company owns factories In California,
Colorado and Nobraska, and is capi
talized at ?20,000,000.
ALL IN WATERY GRAVES.
Three Men Drowned While Returning
from a Hunting Trip. (
OMAHA. J. W. Pctinell, W. M.
Haskins and Smiley Baxter, all of
Council Dluffs( were drowned in Lake
Manawa Friday evening by the over
turning of tho row boat In which they
had spent the nftornoon hunt'ng.
Thoy wore returning to the pnvlllon
when their boat was caught in tho
trough of the high waves, raised by
tho terrific wind that swept across the
lake.
Tho drowning occurred a short dis
tance ofT tho point of land opposlto
tho pavilion. Robert Drown, who
lives at Mannwa park and who saw
the men In tho water, put off with
n boat to their rescue. Ho found Pin
noil nnd Daxter clinging to their over
turned boat. Hnsktns had been swept
away by tho waves. Drown found It
Impossible to get either into tho boat
without danger of swamping and be
gan towing Pinnell to shore, Plnnoll
clinging to tho stern of Brown's boat.
About forty feet from the landing
Pinnell, chilled by the icy waters,
slipped from the boat and sank. He
did not rise, and arter a short search
Drown rowed back after Daxter. He,
too, had disappeared.
ON ACCOUNT OF COAL STRIKE.
Iowa Railroads Are Laying Off Train
men. DES MOINES, la. On account of
the coal strike tho railways announc
ed Tuesday that at least 500 men will
bo laid off at once. Seventeen switch
ing crews and nineteen full train
crews running out of Dcs Moines and
Valley Junction quit work Tuesday.
Similar action by railways centering
at Boone, Beele Plaine, Oskaloosa, Ot
tumwa and Albia will mean the loss
of work to about 1,000 men.
Churches here are closed on account
of the strike and the schools havo
been closed for a week until coal can
bo secured. Only one school room in
tho city is open.
-A call reconvening tho Joint confer
ence at Des Moines in r fow days, at
which n settlement is looked for, .will
bo issued.
LEADER OF YAQUIS IS KILLED.
Captured and Promptly Executed
When Identity is Discovered.
IIERMOSILLO, Mex. Manuel Gua
vc8l, who hns been lor five years at
tho hoad o tho Yaqui rebels in So
nora, and who in that time has in
stigated many uprisings, first in ono
section nnd then in another, is dead.
Guavesi was discovered among the
prisoners taken by Captain Darron In
an engagement with a band of sav
ages near Datamote nnd was immedi
ately taken out and shot as Captain
Darron was not prepared to tako any
chances. His prisoners numbered al
most ns manv men as those of his
command.
Guavesi met death bravely. Ho had
expected to be executed when his
identity was discovered. It was Gua
vesi who was in command of tho Ya
qui force which ambushed and almost
annihilated a whole company of the
Twemloth battalion near Zamroata in
the rebellion of two years vjo. Both
Captain Co so Gomez and Lieutenant
Joso VallcJo were killed In tho am
bush. Ind)ct3 Pueblo City Officials.
PUEDLO, COLO. Eighteen Indict
ments were returned by the grand
Jury. Charles Walkder, alderman, is
charged with bribery in one count,
John L. Kirkland, street commissioner,
Is Indicted on four counts, and ex
City Clerk W. L. Smith has thirteen
charges preferred against him. In tho
charges against Klrtland larceny and
false pretenses are alleged, and
against Smith are charges of uttering
false instruments. All three men were
arested and furnished bond.
Panama Wants Recognition.
PANAMA. It hns been decreed by
the government that all tho consular
representatives of nations who havo
not formally recognized tho republic
of Panama will bo unable to continue
official relations with the government
until such recognition has taken place.
Tibetans Attack English.
LONDON. A dispatch received at
tho Indian oilico says that General
MacDonnld's infantry, whilo recon
noltoring near Kalapango, encounter
ed 300 Tibetans, who opened fire.
Thero we-o no casualties.
Appoints a Circassian General.
ST. PETERSBURG. The army or
gan announces the appointment of
Major General , Prince Oroellnnl, a
prominent Circassian nobleman, to
the command of the Caucasian cav
alry brigade.
Scth Bullock Sees President.
WASHINGTON. Captain Scth Bul
lock, superintendent of tho Dlack
Hills forest reserve, called on tho
prosldont and later took luncheon with
him at tho White house.
John C. S. Harrison Dead.
INDIANAPOLIS, hid. John Cloves
Short Harrison, for many years a well
known citizen of Indianapolis, strick
en with paralysis Monday, April 4,
died at Los Angelos, Cal. He was
born at Vlncennos, Ind., May 7, 1829,
the only child of Benjamin and Louisa
Smith (Bonnor) Harrison and grand
son of President William Henry Har
rison. He was mado a government
director of the Union Pacific railroad
seven years under President Grant
and ono year under President Hayes.
A FIGHT AT SEA
RUMORED ENGAGEMENT OF THE
RESPECTIVE SQUADRONS.
NOTHING OFFICIAL IS KNOWN
Believed Japanese Fleet is Covering
Arrangements for a New Landing
British and American Newspaper
Correspondents Held Up.
PARIS Tho St. Petersburg corre
spondent of The Echo de Paris says.
that Admiral Makaroff went out from
Port Arthur Saturday morning, a Jap
anese squadron having been signalled
as in tho oiling. It is rumored, tho
eorrespondent says, that a sea light
took place, but nothing concorning it
is officially known.
Looking for New Landing.
LONDON A correspondent of the
Times at Wei Hal Wei, cabling under
Friday's date, says that the result of
a week's crulso leads him to believe?
that tho Japanese fleet Is engaged in
covering nrrangoments for a new land
ing of the troops recently mobilized.
A close blockado of Port Arthur 1b
not maintained, presumably because
of Information regarding the state of
tho channel. Certainly up to the pres
ent no Japanese transports havo en
tered the gulf of Pe Chi Li.
Correspondents Held Up.
SEOUL The steamer Sumino-o-Mnru
called in nt Chemulpo to take
on board 300 men belonging to tho
First division. The newspaper corre
spondents on board tho Suminoyo
Maru wero not permitted to land and
a correspondent who was fiero waiting
to go forward with the Japanese troops
was refused permission to embark on
tho steamer.
A dispatch from Toklo, dated April
1, said the first party of correspond
ents, consisting of sixteen men, most
ly British nnd Americans, had left
Toklo that day for tho front, and that,
they would sail from Mojl, Japan, ore
April C for an unknown destination.
While the departure of these news
paper men from Mojl has not been re
ported, possibly because of the Japan
ese censorship, it is possible that the
correspondents referred to in tho
above dispatch aro those who wero
to have left Mojl last Wednesday.
Chemulpo is about a two days' run
from Mojl.
It has been sad also that corre
spondents who attempted to go for
ward contrary to tho wishes of the
Japancso authorities would not be af
forded tho facilities given to writers
who waited until the authorities were
ready to have them move.
PROMISE JAPS WARM RECEPTION"
Preparations to Circumvent Attempt
to Bottle Up Port Arthur.
PORT ARTHUR.. Preparations
have been mado to glvo the Japanese
a warm reception In case thoy again
attempt to block tho harbor. Vice
Admlral Togo was right in surmising:
that Vice Admiral Makaroff Is respon
sible for tho change in Russian tac
tics and tho inspiration of Russian,
seamen.
A Signalman - named Aronkonso,.
who, during tho bombardment of Vlad
ivostok, remained nt a smnli signal
station on Askold Island near the ene
my's ships and wired Information of
the movements of the enemy to tho
fortress has been decorated with th6
cross of St. George.
BANDIT'S SWEETHEART DEAD.
Girl Who Refused the Hand of James
Younger Expires in Oklahoma.
ST. PAUL Word has been receiv
ed in this city of the death in Okla
homa of Miss Alice .1. Muller, a well'
known newspaper writer and author
Miss Muller was 29 years of age and'
had suffered from consumption for
some time.
At the timo of the suicide of James
Younger, tho former bandit, it was
stated that one of the casuses leading
to the act was his Inability to marry
Miss Muller. She at one time con
ducted a weekly paper In Los Ange
les and was later on tho staff of a
Salt Lake City newspaper. She was
the author of several books.
President Fires Hawaiian Judge.
WASHINGTON John W. Kulua,
United States judge of tho Second cir
cuit of Honolulu, on Thursday was
removed from ofilce by President
Roosevelt. Recently an. Intimation
was conveyed to Judge Kalua that on
tho expiration of his term on July next
he would not be reappointed. A few;
days ago the judge practically sus
pended tho work of his court by au
journlng all pending criminal cases
1111111 Juno 6, tho day after the ex
piration of his term of office.
Hanna Memorial In Ohio.
COLUMBUS, O. The joint logisla-
tivo committee on the Hanna Memo
rial day oxorcisos has announced April
20 as tho date for holding the exer
cises. Senator Dick will dojiver tha
momoriai oration.
Discussing Negro Education.
BALTIMORE. Md. Tho association
of presidents of land grant colloges
and principals of normal and indus
trial schools met in this city on Tues
day "and will continue In session for
three dnys. This association is com
posod of tho presidents and principals
of various colored oducatlonal Insti
tutions throughout tho country. Tues
day's proceedings wore opened with
addrossos by Prof. J. N. H. Waring
and several others. President R. R.
Wright of Georgia delivered his an-
nual address.
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