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NOVEMBER 6, 1903,
ior; Dr. Do Xa.1u.cs, minister of -finance;
Herr Hieronomyi, minister of
commerce; Count Michael Esterhazy,
minister of agriculture; Herr Berzer
Ticsy, minister of instruction; Dr.
Pless, minister of justice; General
Mylry, minister of national defense.
'in addition to all these labor trou
bles, it was reported from Chicago on
OctbjSer, 29 that fourteen hundred
brlckmikers have been laid off, being
td!i that there would bo no more work
fo?them until late next Bprlng It
Is said that' the prevalence of shrikes
and the increased cost of building In
Chicago has practically stopped all
A collision occured .on October 28
off Hakodate, Japan, between, two
Russian steamers and one sank. Of
the 100 passengers and crew on board
the ill-fated steamer, only 5G were
It was announced from London on
October 29 that Sir Thomas Lipton
has definitely withdrawn his offer to
present a cup for a .transatlantic
yacht race in 1904, and has made way
for Emperor William, who will pre
sent a cup through the New York club
or the Atlantic Yacht club.
or general sessions in New York city
on October 30.
The Red Cross society, through its
president, Miss Clara Barton, has de
cided to take immediate steps to re
lievo the suffering of tho Macedonians,
These people have been exposed to
many hardships and are in a most de
According to advices recently re
ceived irom riayti and Santo Domin
go, it Is believed that it is the pur
pose of the revolutionists to attack
the capital as soon as possible The
blockade of tho port of Puerto Plata
has made provisions very dear
throughout Santo Domingo and it is
feared that if the insurrection Is to
continue, much suffering may result.
In a railway wreck that took place
on October 28 neat4 Dean Lake, Mo.,
eighty-five miles east of Kansas City,
thirty people were injured, some fa
tally, and Mrs. Emma Booth-Tucker,
consul in America of the Salvation
Army and wife of Commander Booth
Tucker, was Icilled. Mrs. Booth
Tucker was the second daughter of
William Booth, founder of the Salva
tion Army, and was veil and favor
ably known all over America.
An Associated press cablegram from
St. Petersburg, under date of October
29, Bays: An official dispatch from
Mukden, Manchuria, says: "A detach
ment of Russian troops entered the
town yesterday and reoccupied the
guard house. This action was in con
sequence of the weakness displayed by.
the Chinese, who do not fulfill their
promises, and owing to. general fer
ment prevailing here."
Tho riots in the city Bilbao, Spain,
.miHrmo anl tho carrlson. although
reinforced, is finding much difficulty
Id coping with the situation. Famine
prices are already being charged for
provisions and hundreds of people
Have fled from the city. In a conflict
that took place on October 28 six per
sons were killed and a hundred In
jured It is said that acting under or
ders from Madrid, the governor of the
city has summoned the mine owners
to a conference.
An Associated press cablegram from
San Juan, P. R., under date of Octo
ber 30, says: Secretary of State Hay
has informed Governor Hunt that he
has instructed the United States min
ister at Madrid, Arthur S. Hardy, to
piesent to the Spanish government a
claim for $40,000 for Porto Rican
school pensions, seized by Spain in
the'San Juan bank after the American
occupation of Porto Rico and during
the armistice which preceded Spain's
final withdrawal from the island.
.For tho second time within, two
months, Samuel J. Parks, the New
York walking delegate of housesmiths
and brldgemen's union, was convicted
of the crime of extortion in the court
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Da, Mxlb UvDioxii Co., Elkhart, Ind
tho next generation, to her child, and
that child could livo on it, and. it
could go on. Thero was loft for the
Bister and hor family an income tiat
was' much" larger, much larger than
Philo'Bonnott had for his family dur
ing tho first row years of his life.
And tho half-brother I feel like
The Bennett Will.
(Continued from page 5.)
of. If he could daro for mo what ho
was willing to dare in a campaign,
may I not endure for him the epithets
and tho contempt of the lawyer who is
seeking to- break tho will of a man
who earned his money as honestly as
any man ever earned money? Go
among your business men and find a
man, if you will, who could more
truthfully say of every dollar that ho
had "this dollar has no blood upon
Starting in life a poor boy, ho had
worked his way up and by his hon
esty and by his integrity, by his in
dustry and his knowledge of business,
he had made himself a competency.
And then when he had made himself
that competency, instead of being won
away from the people among whom
he was born, instead of having his
sympathies changed by his prosperity,
Philo Bennett was tho same common
man that he was in the beginning;
ho was the same friend of all tho
people, and when ho came to examine
any question ho examined it from the
standpoint of the masses. In the let
ters that have been presented you will
find that he makes reference to the
"masses" and to the "people."
According to tho laws of your own
state, he had a right to dispose of that
property as he pleased, and if my
friend here insists that he did some
thing wrong, let him indict the legis
lators of his own state; let him con
demn the people who make tho laws
of Connecticut, for under the laws of
Connecticut, he had a right to dis
pose of his property, and they cannot
question that right If ho had desired
to do so, he might have cut off every
relative but his wife; if he had de
sired to do so, ho might have left every
dollar of his property to any person
he pleased, or to any institution that
was his right That was his right
u. der tho laws of Connecticut, but, in
stead of doing that, he first made
what he believed, and what he said
in liis letter, was an ample provision
for his widow. He estimated ?25,000 in
residuary fund, besides $?o,000 in his
specific bequest, and he said to her in
'"This "will 6V0 you a larger income
than you can spend while you live, and
will enable you to make bountiful pro
visions for those you desire to re
member In your will."
He gave her more than she could
claim under the laws of the state of
Connecticut as against his disposition
of it He made this provision and then
What? Did he exercise his right to
cue off his relatives? No. He pro
vided that his sister should have $20,
000, his sister's daughter sliould have
$1,000, and in the residuary sum he
estimated there would be $12,500 more
for the sister, $32,500 for tho sister,
enough for her to live on the interest
of it, and if she lived upon the inter
est, it could descend unimpaired to
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