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Rational Organizer Visits Des
Moines to Qo'et Mis.
PACKINj PUNT HAY REOPEN.
Price of Pork Goes Up Since Close
of Establishment at Iowa Capital
and Local Capital la Considering
Fes Moines, July 8. F. J. Murphy
f Detroit, national organizer for the
Structural Iron Workers' union, has
been in Des Moines endeavoring to se
cure an adjustment of labor troubles
at the Des Moines Bridge and Iron
works, with a view to having union
men take charge of the business.
Members of the city council were
called In as arbitrators to assist in
the settlement because of the fact that
work on a city contract for construc
tion of a viaduct over the railroads
has been held up for months because
of the labor troubles. The situation
among the iron workers also Involves
other building trades, and It is ex
pected the company will accept terms
that will be offered.
Upholds Moon Law.
In the district court Judge De Graff
granted a permanent Injunction re
straining the city council from Issuing
Baloon licenses in excess of eighty-six,
the number to which the city is en
titled under the Moon law. This rul
ing will result In the closing of the
seven saloons to which the council Is
sued licenses on the day following the
licensing of the legal number of eighty
six. In ruling on the injunction Judge De
Graff upheld the Moon law In its en
tirety, deciding against the theory
that licenses granted by the city coun
cil are perpetual. He holds that all
licenses In Des Moines expired on
July 1 with the petitions of consent.
Price of Pork Goes Up.
Since the closing of the local pack
ing plant this week, which occurred as
soon as the sale was concluded to Chi
cago parties, the price of pork in the
local market has advanced and the
price is said to be now 2 cents a pound
higher than last week. This fact has
. spurred Des Moines people on to make
an effort to form a local company and
secure the reopening of the plant.
CONFER ON WESTERN RATES
Representatives of Iowa Manufactur
ers Will Attend Milwaukee Meeting.
Des Moines, July 8. G. A. Wright
man, secretary of the Iowa State Man
ufacturers' association, and W. IS.
Hunckle, traffic manager of the asso
ciation, left for Milwaukee to attend
the western classification meeting to
be held on July 15. The meeting will
be attended by representatives of
manufacturers' ' associations from all
states in the west.
Many items of interest to Iowa man
ufacturers will be taken up at the
meeting. Mr. Wrighttnan announced
that there are nearly 100 items on
the docket that affect the Iowa manu
facturers Shippers from all sections of the
country will meet at the LaSalle hotel
in Cnlcago on July 10 to protest
against baggage requirements that
have been made by all railroads and
which will go into effect Jan. 1, 1912.
The new requirements will restrict
the handling of baggage and the ship
pers declare that the rules will be a
hardship on all traveling salesmen
carrying large sample cases. Ways
ind means for protesting against the
r?quiiements will be arranged at the
GOLD COVZRS SIX ACRES
Deposit on Farm Near Garner Assays
$83 Per Ton.
Garner, la., July 8 After a careful
Purvey It has been found that the gold
deposit here covers an area of six
at res. The deposit is on the J. J.
Ltushy farm south of town and sam
ples of the "dirt" have been sent to
Rapid City, where it tests $83 per ton.
It is said that "dirt" yielding but
$10 per ton pays. Examination of the
vWinity discloses similar looking de
limits, but none of them have been
t ted. If the gold can be found cov
ering enough :irea an attempt will be
made to Interest capital to mine It.
Husband and Wife Die Together.
West Point, la., Jnly 8. While the
urulns of "Asleep In Jesus" was being
Hnrig by the church choir, In closing
the funeral service over the body of
Mrs. Henry Weber, the dead womnn's
huband, who lay critically sick In an
adjoining rnm quietly slept away.
Watchers by his bedside said he
r.reathod his last while the closing
verse of the snng was being sung.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Weber were past
eighty years of age and had been
Women Start Ice Riot In Cleveland.
Cleveland, July 8. Two hundred
women started a riot at a station of
the City Ice Delivery company because
they could not get all the ice they
wanted. Some one spread the rumor
that the distribution was to be dls
lontlnued altogether, and at that the
women rushed the doors and threw
stones at the windows. Three women
MEETING OF CABINET
Session la Meld In Presidents Private
Office. Cooled by Ton of Ice.
Washington, July 8. When the cab-n-t
came straggling into the execu
tive oflices thy found the temperature
3f the cabinet room, In spite of all that
anxious doorkeepers and electric fans
could do to' keep It down, well up in
the nineties. They sat in uncomfort
able leather chairs perspiring freely
and making more or less vehement re
marks about the weather. When the
president entered he found so much
"heat" that he immediately Issued an
executive mandate that the session be
held in hla private office. This office
Is cooled by breeies from a ton of ice
stored beneath It. The refrigerating
apparatus keeps the thermometer
down around the eighty mark and
makes it easier for the president
than for congress to contemplate the
probable date of adjournment.
Attorney General Thinks Statute
Will Rid State of Bcolleggers.
Des Moines, July 8. Attorney Gen
eral Cosson is interesting himself iu
the Beebe law requiring county attor
neys to secure and publish the names
of all persons holding federal liquor
In a letter sent out to the county at
torneys of the state, In response to
many inquiries received from them,
he points out the way to secure the
When Representative Beebe was
preparing the bill to be presented to
the legislature last winter, he con
ferred with the attorney general and
the latter consulted internal revenue
collectors. Thereby a plan was de
vised whereby the county attorneys
can secure from the federal officers
the names of persons who hold federal
licenses, yet do not comply with the
mulct law nor do not hold a registered
pharmacist's permit. Such persons are
bootleggers, under the law.
He directs the county attorney to
go to the records In the county aud
itor's and county clerk's offices and
secure a mulct license, also a regis
tered pharmacist's permit. This list,
he directs, should be forwarded to the
internal revenue collector with in
structions to All in the list, all other
persons who hold federal licenses.
This will give information concern
ing every bootlegger In the county.
In conclusion of his letter the attor
ney general snys:
"In my opinion, this is a tnost salu
tary piece of lio.uor legislation, and if
the several county attorneys of Iowa
will avail themselves of all the ad
vantages of this law, there will be very
little bootlegging In Iowa from now
DECISION IS SUSTAINED
Frank Schneck and Mollie Stewart
Must Scve Life Sentence.
Topeka, July R. Frank Schneck and
Mrs. Mollie Stewart, convicted of the
murder of Mru. Jane Schneck, will
have to serve the life sentence Im
posed upon them by the district court
of Franklin county, where they were
tried. This decision was handed down
by the Kansas supreme court.
The case was one of the most sen
sational ever tried In Kansas. The
bodies of Mrs. Schneck and her two
small children were found stabbed to
death in their home in Centropolls,
Kan., Feb 4, 1907. The husband and
father and Mrs. Stewart w.ere con
victed of first degree murder July 12,
1908. Their appeal to the supreme
court was based on the fact that the
trial court had refused them a change
CASTRO IN VENEZUELA
Exiled President Succeeds in Eluding
Vigilance of Nations of World.
Washington, July 8. Clpriano Cas
tro, the exiled president of Venezuela,
has eluded the vigilance of the nations
of the world and landed In his native
country in disguise at Castllletas, on
Gojira peninsula, according to a report
to the state department from Caracas
confirming a rumor from that capital.
The Venezuelan government is mak
ing strenuous efforts to cope with the
situation and frustrate any revolution
ary designs of the former president.
General Joge Pello, a friend of Cas
tro, has been arrested at Maracalbo
and others of his followers are said to
have been imprisoned. Ills family is
reported to be at Calcutta.
VGREY BEARD" PASSES AWAY
Last of Famous Regiment Dies at
Home in Marengo.
Marengo, la., July 8. Alexander
lumskln, the lust of the famous
"gray beard" regiment, died, at the
age of ninety-five years. All his fam
ily are connected with the church, one
daughter a missionary to Honolulu and
a son a Presbyterian minister. He
was a member of a large Scottish fam
ily Immigrating here about 1850.
Brown Not Out for Kenyon'g Job.
Des Moines, July 8. That he Is not
Intending to be n candidate for the
I nlled States senate to succeed Sena
tor W. S. Kenyon is the statement
made by w. C. Brown, president of
the Ne York Central railroad, In a
telegram from his home at Lime
Case ot Harm Dirksen ot Boyd
County First to Be Taken Up.
DR. VICTOR CF LINCOLN DEAD.
pioneer Dentist of Capital City Passes
Away Bid for Water Main to School
for Deaf Is Rejected by State Board
of Public Lands and Buildings.
Lincoln, July 8. Among the first
cases to be taken up by the advisory
board of pardons, which is composed
of Dr. Butler of Superior, E. O. Maggl
of this city and John O. Yeiser, Is that
ol an aged German convict. Harm
Dlrksen, who was convicted of crim
inal relations with his stepdaughter
and sentenced to six years in the state
Damage Suit for Lincoln.
Earl Kerr, injured when he fell from
a city electric light pole some time
ago, has sued the city for damages In
the amount of (10,000, having filed a
claim with the city clerk for that
amount. Kerr claims that the pole
which he mounted extended into the
ground only thirteen Inches on ac
count of tinny excavations which has
been made by the city and which he
was not aware of at the time he as
cended it. This, Kerr claimed, was
negligence on the part of the city.
Dr. H. C. Victor Dead.
Dr. Henry C. Victor, one of the old
est practicing dentists in Lincoln, Is
dead. He sustained a slight stroke of
apoplexy four years ago and since that
time has been In poor health. For
the last two years he has been prac
tically helpless and under the care of
his devoted wife. He was a member
of the Elks, Ancient Order of United
Workmen and Modern Woodmen. Dr.
Victor came to Lincoln from Olney,
III.. In April, 1886.
Deaf School Bid Rejected.
The board of public lands and build
ings has rejected bids for the con
struction of a water main to connect
the stnte school for the deaf at Omaha
with the private WHter company which
supplies water to Omaha, because the
bids exceed the appropriation of $5,000
made by the last legislature. The
board will confer with the city engi
neer of Omaha In regard to a revision
of his plans for the main.
Lincoln Boy at Annapolis..
Arthur C. Davis, son of Dean Ellcry
W. Davis of the state university, has
passed final examinations for admis
sion to the United States naval acad
emy at Annapolis. He Is now at
Annapolis and will enter at once upon
Lis duties as a member of the first
N0HRIS MEN LOSE LANCASTER
Clerk of Norris Brown Named for
Lincoln, July 8. The Norris forces
loHt the first round in the senatorial
fight when the Lancaster county con
vention selected Frank E. Edgerton,
deputy attorney general and late a
clerk to Senator Norris Brown, as a
member of the state committee from
this senatorial district. Edgerton's
name was reported by a committee,
and met with much opposition from
the progressives. Postmaster Slzer
ended the rumpus by moving to table
a motion to reconsider the vote by
which Edgerton was named, and the
convention adjourned with tho Norris
men still wondering what had hit
Nels P. Hansen, a prominent local
Republican, was named as chairman
of the county central committee and
fifty-six delegates were selected by a
Omaha Gets Mail Headquarters.
Washington. July 8. After an In
vestigation Into the respective advan
tages of th'j several cities applying
for the headquarters of the new di
vision of the railway mull service, re
cently authorised by congress. Post
master Ceneral Hitchcock has finnlly
decided to locate the executive offices
at Omaha. The new division la to In
r'ude the states of Nebraska, Colorado
I nd Wyoming.
Two Girls Arrested In Male Attire.
Thermopolls, Wyo., July 8. Two
girls, giving tho names of Mary John
son and Clara Peterson of Scottsbluff,
Neb., attired In boys' clothing, were
arrestPd here. They gave their ages
as seventeen and nineteen years and
declare that they had beat their way
from ScottshulfT on freight trains.
They said that they wanted to go to
Montana to get Jobs as sheep herders.
Brunson Is Sentenced to Six Years.
Hastings, Neb., July 8 Walter 8.
Brunson, alias Alfred I Young, the
M-lf confessed bigamist from Grand
Island, who recently married a young
woman from this city without obtain
ing a divorce from a wife In Michigan,
was sentenced to six years In the nenl
tenttary by .T'ldge Dtingan.
Cattle Sent to Market.
Ijiwrence, Nell., July 8. On account
of dry pnstureg most of the cattle in
this vicinity, both old and young, are
being mnikctsd at the river for what
they will bring, which will soon have
the country drained of stock.
MYSTERY IN A DEATH
CEAUMONT WINS AIR RACE
Nine of Fifty Entrant Complete In
ternational Circuit Race.
Paris. July 8. Lieutenant Conneau,
whose racing name is Andre Beau
mont, won the l.WO-mile international
circuit aviation race, which ended at
the aviation field at Vincennes.
As he had already won the Paris to
Rome contest. Conneau brings added
glory to the French navy, of which he
is an officer. Garros was second and
Vidart finished third.
Of the fifty arroplanlsts who took
wing at Vincennes on July 18, nine
reached the final goal. Two of the
racers I.e Martin and Landron and
Captain Princetau, who had been de
tailed to work out certain problems
in reconnolssance In connection with
the race, were killed on the opening
day. Several others received more or
less serious injuries ffrora falls.
The course took the airmen through
four countries, from Paris, across Bel
glum and Holland, orr the English
channel to London and return. Prices
aggregating about $100,000 were given.
The nine survivors started at Calais
nt 6 a. m. on the final leg to Paris,
making a stop at Amiens. Klmmer
ling had a bad fall into a wheat field
near Boulogne Sur-Mer. Hla machine
capsl7.ed and was demolished. The
aviator, for a wonder, escaped injury
and gamely motored back to Calais,
where he procured a new aeroplane
and made a fresh start.
Vidart was the first to arrive, set
tling down on the field at 8:35 o'clock.
The others followed In this order:
Gibert, 8:45; Garros, 9:15; Beau
mont, 9:2'; Renaux, with his passen
ger, whom he carried throughout the
lace, 10.25; Klmmerllng, 10:31.
On arriving Klmmerllng announced
that Vedrlnes had smashed his ma
chlno at Amiens, but was starting
again with a new one.
WEEK IN TRADE
Hoi Weather and Shut Downs
Have Depressing El.'ect.
FUTURE OUTLOOK FAVORABLE.
Inquiries for Pig Iron Continue In
Excess of Actual Trading, With Buy
ing Reported From AH Sections As
Seen by Dun and Bradstreet'e.
New York, July 8. Bradstreefs
ays: Excessively hot weather, half
yearly shut downs for repairs and In
ventories, vacations and holidays have
combined to make last week a quiet
period In trade and Industry. While
the hot spell now apparently moderat
ing has been helpful to trade In light
summer fabrics and wearing apparel
at retail, that branch of demand has
hardly equalled expectations, while un
certainties as to crops have tended to
restrict or repress operations for the
Industry generally Is quiet over the
turn of the year period. Caution and
conservtlsm, withal a fair degree of
optimism In the face of the depressing
weather conditions, are in evidence In
Cotton goods are quiet and much In
terest lies In thnt crop's progress,
pending which operations are closely
Failures for the week were 180.
Wheat exports for the week aggre
gate 1,347,275 bushels. Corn exports
for tho week ure 976,077 bushels.
Trade as Seen by Dun.
Dun's Weekly Review of Trade
rays: Actual business is reduced by
the extreme heat extending over a
wide section of the country; other
wise developments are favorable. In
quiries for pig Iron continue in excess
of actual trading, but there Is buying
In ail sections. There Is more anima
tion In footwear, due to the arrival of
many buyers in the New England mar
ket, but purchases are confined to
current requirements. The leather
markets hold firm, but the recent holl
day served to check demand and show
manufacturers are now engaged In In
ventory taking. Supplies of sole
leather are limited. The hide market
continues well maintained, with a fur
ther advance for packer nBtlve steers.
TWO SENTENCED TO JAIL
Kansas City Officers Who Refused te
Obey Court Order Held for Contempt.
Kansas City, July 8. E. I. Farns
worth and John P. Tlllhof, members of
the fire and water board of this city,
were ordered sentenced to Jail for
contempt of court by Judge A. O.
Lucas In the circuit court. The sen
tence Is a result of an extended con
troversy over the payment of salaries
to certain employees of the water de
partment. Under a new civil service
ruling, men who had passed the civil
service examinations were put In the
places of nine old employees. Tho old
employees refused to resign and the
fire and water board refused to pay
their salaries even when the court or
dered It. Both men Rave bond and
filed a motion for a new hearing,
which will be considered Monday.
Mrs. nntterson-Tbe ladles of the
parish got up a baby show for the
benefit of the hospital.
Mrs. Chatterson-Was It a success)
"Oh, howling success!"
SIX OF STOKES'
Counsel for Defense Fails to DIs-
I cover Who Suppressed Them.
DETECTIVE SECURED MISSIVES
Admits He Secreted Missing Corre
spondence "They'll Make Interest
ing Reading When They Are Pro
duced," Says Miss Graham.
New York. July 8. Where are the
rest of the Stokes letters? How did
they come to be suppressed? Who
suppieseed them and why? These are
the questions that Robert W. Moore,
of counsel for Lillian Graham and
Ethel Conrad, tried to get answered
In their preliminary hearing on the
charge that they attempted to murder
W. E. D. Stokes, the millionaire hotel
man, when he called at their apart
ment to get possession of the letters.
The questions were not answered to
Mr. Moore's satisfaction, but he was
able to advance so far that he will
rest his case today after one more
witness has been called the elevator
boy who took Stokes to the girls'
apnrtments on the night he was shot.
Ou cross-examination Stokes told
how he first met Bthel Conrad; how
she enlisted his sympathies anew for
Lillian Graham, who, sick and penni
less. Stokes said Miss Conrad told him.
had attempted suicide; how he came
to call on fie two girls after Lillian
Graham's recovery, and wlmt his senti
ments for them were. Ills narrative
only faltered when he was questioned
about the missing letters.
Were More Letters.
Only once did Stokes show signs of
"What become of those missing let
ters which you admit having written
and which were In Miss Graham's pos
session on the night of the shooting?"
"I haven't the remotest Idea," said
Counsel for the two girls cnlled to
the stand James Cumnilngs, a house
detective at the Ansonla, owned by
Cummings said he had searched the
girls' aptrtments two or three days
after the shooting with three Central
office detect Ivee and found the letters
on a closet floor behind a trunk.
Subsequent testimony was that Cum
mings hnd delivered the letters to a
Mr. Oleason, personal counsel for
Stokes, who hnd passed them on to
former Judge Oleott, In charge of the
case for Mr. Stokes, who In turn de
livered them to the district attorney's
Cumnilngs, the detective, had not
counted the letters, he swore, and did
not know their contents. Judge Oleott
swore thnt the package, as It reached
him, contained twelve letters.
"There were eighteen of those let
ters at least." said Mr. Moore, after
the hearing. "Who suppressed them?"
"They'll make Interesting reading
when they are produced." ndded Miss
Graham. "I would not dare tell you
what's In them. You would not be
lieve me, but when I get out of this
trouble I'm going to use them.
They're a scream."
STEAMER SANTA ROSA LOST
8econd Officer and Three Members of
San Franelsco, July 8 Second Of
ficer TC. Itowson and three members
of the crew of the Santa Rosa were
the only ones drowned when It broke
up off point Argnello, according to the
latest B.tvlres received at the Pacific
Coast Sronmshlp company's office
h?n. These men lost their lives
while trying to put a line nshore.
Removal of the passengers and crew
began at 5:45 p. m and was completed
at 10:20. A special train left Honda,
Cal., for Los Angeles. There was no
suffering among the passengers.
t Shonts Troubles 8ettled.
Paris. July 8. The correspondent
learns authoritatively that an amicable
settlement has been arrived at be
tween Theodore P. Shouts, president
of the Intnrborough Rapid Transit
company of New York, and his wife,
who Is living In Paris. The papers
nerved on Shonts a fortnight ago In
the suit of Mrs. Shonts for separate
maintenance and for freedom from
marital obligations have been with
drawn. Kitted Cult Leader, Says Mrs. Bridges.
Chicago, July 8.Mrs. Lucille
Bridges frequently kissed Evelyn Ar
thur See, founder of the absolute life
cult, called him her "dear" and wrote
letters to him while he was In Jail,
telling of her love for him. according
to her testimony given at the trial of
the cult leader, who Is charged with
abducting her seventeen-year old
daughter, Mildred Bridges.
Two Hurt When Auto Turns Turtle.
Boone, la., July 8. A touring car
with a broken rear spring turned tur
tle on Claybank hill, southwest of the
city, throwing O. W. Button, owner, a
banker of Grand Junction, and B. A.
Gulso Into a deep ravine lielow. Both
men arc In a critical condition.
ShalliMberger in Smaihup.
Wansau, Wis., July 8 Former Gov
ernor K. C Sballenberger of Nebraska
was sllght'r Injured In a train wreck
ROMANCE OF ITALY AND IOWA
Italian Couple Married in Marshall,
town After Devious Courtship.
'Marshalltown, la., July 10. That
love will find a way was demonstrated
here when Antonio Cerlno, an Italian,
Fhoemaker of this city, and Norgt
Morto of Castelvetora de Celere, Italy,
were married by a Justice of the peac.
That an American divorce is viewed
with little respect in the domain of
the pope Is one of the things Certao
has learned In this second matrimonial
He formerly lived at Quarry, near
here, with hla first wife. They quar
reled and separated and Cerlno a
cured a divorce. Then he returned to.
Italy to secure a wife and met 8eno
rlta Morto. Taking the precaution to
take with him his decree of divorce,
he learned when he got to Italy that
It was of no force In that country.
He and his bride-to-be determined to
come to America to wed, but th
senorita was stopped by the medical
examiuer at Naples because of defo
tlve eyesight and Cerlno departed ou
the long Journey nlone. When h
reached home he wrote to his sweet
heart and sent her money to tak
treatment for her eyes. She wa
cured and then was allowed to leav
her native land.
Ten Per Cent Dividend Declared
by Organization at Sibley.
Sibley, la., July 10. The Farmers'
Co-Operatlve society here, which baa
Just closed up another year's business,
has added still more luster to the plan
of co operation. During the last twelv
months they have crowded very close,
ly to the $1,000,000 mark in the vol
ume of business done. Another 19
per cent dividend was declared and)
they have enough money on hand to
place them In good shape for thl
The largest commodity handled was
oats and upwards of 150,000 bushel
were handled and this cereal turned in
a profit to the association of $3,119.
Only a net profit of $326.22 was real
ized from the 11,000 bushels of barley
handled. About 40,000 bushels of corn .
was taken In and this was sold at
profit of $881. On coal handled they
made $429. The total profits reached"
$5,04(i.5 1 on an expense of $3,04295,
leaving a good net balance on the.
right side of the ledger.
When It Is considered that the great
gain to the farmers through the co
operative plan Is not the profit, but
the best price the n. iket will afford
la paid for every bushel of grata,
taken In, and this is tho great revenu
KICKS AUTO00WN BANK
Hone Damtges Steering Gear of Can
and Injure Two Persons.
Northwood, la., July 10. A hors
kicking at an automobile which had
suddenly appeared tu the roadway wa
the cause of an accident which may
prove fatal for Dr. Bennett Porter ot
Albert Len, one of the best known,
physicians In southern Minnesota and
northern Iowa. Carlton Ielghty, hla
companion In the automobile, was alio
Dr. Porter and Ielghly were return
ing from a wedding two miles north of
here, when they came upon Beveral
boys leading horses to pasture. On
of the horses began kicking at the
machine .ind got his leg through th.
front wheel. The animal's leg wa
broken and the Btecrlng gear of the.
machine so dumaged that It went
down an embankment, pinning Its oc
Taunts Cause Suicide.
Cedar Rapids. la., July 10. Hla
mind unbalanced because of taunt
of his friends concerning a story
which had been circulated about htm.
(1. M. Rallsback, twenty-eight years
old and unmarried, committed sulcld
by cutting the arteries In his arm and
swallowing poison. His body wa
found by his father In the haymow
of the barn. .
Invention Proves Successful.
Centcrvllle, Ia July 10. An Inven
tion that successfully Bolves the prob
lem of shocking grain by machinery
has been tested and found perfect ta
the field test. It Is the Invention of
C. R, Raney, son of R. J. Rancy, mem
ber of the county board of supervisor.
A large company went out to the farm,
to see It work and were greatly
Train Grind Man to Pieaes,
Ames, la.. July 10. C. F. Brody of
Dubukue was ground to pieces by a.
southbound freight His head was
crushed and trunk hashed. Pieces of
his body we-e scattered over four
miles of track.
Pays Heavily for Farm.
Hopklnton, la.. July 10. Henry
Helms, a farmer residing near this
city, closed a deal last week by which,
he buys the Lew Schemmll farm of
220 acres for the sum of $24,000.
Hidden Fortune Mine Sold by Receiver
Dead wood, S. 1)., The property or
the Hidden Fortune Gold Mining com
pany, one of the biggest mining com
panies hero, was sold at a receiver's
sale to Kirk O. Phillips, trustee for th
creditors, for $15,000. The property
has beon Involved for sora year la
k bitter contest.
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