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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL
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NORFOLK NEBRASKA FRIDAY JANUARY KJ 191J.
20 KILLED IN
DESPERATE FIGHT 18 WAGED ON
THE RIO GRANDE.
1N8KRRECTO8 DEAT FEDERALS
b\ A Dnnd of Eighteen Rebels Holds at
Bay 175 Federal Troops All Day and
Drives Them Back A Newspaper
Correspondent Slightly Wounded.
Comstock , Tor. , Jan. 12. Moro than
twenty men were killed In a desperate
battle between , the Mexican federal
woldloro and a small party bf insur
gents on the bank of the Rio Grande
west of thin point yesterday.
The Insurroctos had only eighteen
men and for three hours they hold at
T > ay about sevonty-flvo rurales and
about 100 Infantry soldiers. When
darkness ended the battle the Inuur-
roctoa hold the field and the federal
troops had withdrawn a couple of
miles and camped.
The Insurroctos loft a couple of
hours later for their mountain headquarters -
quarters , fifty miles away , carrying
< helr wounded with them.
Of the eighteen insurroctos , two
were killed and seven wounded.
E. S. O'Reilly , a correspondent with
'the Insurroctos , received a slight
PORTUGAL'S ' STRIKE
COMES TO AN END
MINISTER OF INTERIOR WITHDRAWS -
DRAWS RESIGNATION ,
Washington , Jan. 12. The strike of
the commercial employes of Portugal
has ended , the railroad strike prob
ably will bo settled today and the min
ister of the interior has withdrawn his
resignation , submitted yesterday as n
result of the labor troubles , according
to a cablegram received by the state
department today from the American
hargo d'affaires at Lisbon.
UNCLE SAM TAKES A HAND
Those Who Executed Two Americans
In Nicaragua , Must Pay Penalty.
Washington , Jan. 12. Actuated bj
" the determination that these respon
elblo for the execution of the Amor
leans , Cannon and Grace , during the
Nicaraguan revolution , shall bo pros
ecuted , the state department todaj
asked Consul Moffat at Managua for i
loport on the situation.
Death of Mrs. C. C. Johns.
Lincoln , Jan. 12. Special to Tlu
News : Mrs. C. C. Johns , wife of C
C. Johns , secretary-treasurer of tlu
Gtato press association , died at Et
Elizabeth's hospital In this city today
Cancer was the cause of death.
APPROVE PEARY PROMOTION.
House Committee on Naval Affair
Would Make Him Rear Admiral.
Washington , Jan. 12. The Batei
nlll proposing that congress extern
thanks to Cnptaln Robert E. Pear ;
and retire him with the rank of roa
admiral as a- reward for his pola
.achievements , was approved today b ;
the house committee on naval affairs
Pass $35,000,000 Bill.
Washington , Jan. 12. The nous
passed today the executive and judl
clal bill , carrying approximately $36
000,000 , and then adjourned out o
respect to the memory of the late S i
'ntor Hughes of 'Colorado.
RAILROAD RATES EXORBITANT.
i.lve Stock Man Says That Ta <
Should Stop Proposed Advance.
Fort Worth , Tex. , Jan. 12. That th
Irolght rates proposed by the railroad
of the United States would bo a dlrec
and admitted violation of the Sheruia
anti-trust law and that a strenuou
fight should bo made to defeat th
plan was declared by Judge Samuc
Cowan , attorney for the National Llv
Stock association , In an address bofor
the annual convention of the organ
"If this association has not courag
io stop this advance In rates by fen
ing President Tnft and Attoinoy Goi
eral WIckersham to prosecute th
railroads , " he said , "it should disban
at once. "
Ike T. Pryor , former president of tb
Texas Stock Raisers association , pr
sented the annual report of the con
xultteo of transportation which assor
ed that the Santa Fe system had mad
a profit of 59.3 percent
A TOWN IS BURNING.
"Welch , W. Va. , Is Threatened Wll
Welch , W. Va. , Jan. 12. A fli
which started In Hudson Bros. ' sale <
tore early today has destroyed so
eral buildings and threatens the e
tire town. Bluoflolds has been t
quested to send flro apparatus to a
slst the local department which is u
able to conquer the flames. The Io
eo far Is estimated at $100,000.
ADMITS KILLING HER BABY.
Nebraska Mother , Aged 23 , With 8
Children , Murdered One.
Broken Dow , N"fc 'on. 12. MJ
CONDI ) ION OF THE WEATHER
Temperature for Twenty-four Hours.
Forecast for Nebraska.
Maximum . . 21
Minimum , . . 5
Barometer < . .29.90
Chlcngo , Jan. 12. The bulletin Is
sued by the Chlcngo station of the
United States weather bureau gives
the forecast for Nebraska no follows :
Snow tonight and Friday ; much
colder. Cold wave- west portion to
night and east portion Friday.
Nettle Mowhntt , wife of a farmer liv
ing near hero , was arrested on the
charge of killing her 4-wooks-old baby.
The woman , who Is but 23 years old
and the mother of six children , con
fessed to killing the baby , saying she
had too many children to care for
Authorities who examined her assert
she Is Insane. She Is In the custody
of the sheriff ?
FREIGHT RATE RAISE
IS FURTHER HELD UP
SUSPENSION OF PROPOSED IN
Washington , Jan. 12. Further sus
pension of the proposed freight ad
vanccs in official classification and
Western Trunk line territory probablj
will be from February 1 to March 17
forty-flvo days. Announcement of the
suspension may bo made later today
TWO YOUNG BOYS
DIE UNDER TRAIN
THEY LAY WITH HEADS ON RAIL
APPARENTLY WITH SUI
Springfield , Mo. , Jan. 12. Two boy :
believed to bo Soney Stofflo of Soutl
Greenfield , Mo. , and Roy Plege of Fall :
City , Nob. , wore killed by a frelgh
I rain near Holman , Mo. , four mile ;
east of here today.
The boys were lying with the !
heads resting upon the rail and It 1
believed they committed suicide. Stol
flo was 14 years and Plego 17 , accord
Ing to papers found on theirperson.
THREE CHILDREN GRIMED
Trio of Little Tots , Left Alone li
Home , Burn to Death.
Minneapolis , Jan. 12. Gladys Boot !
aged 4 years , Andrew Booth , aged
and Evelyn Booth , aged 1 year , wor
burned to death and Mrs. Berth
Booth , the mother of the children , wa
seriously burned by a fire which d (
stroyed their homo at 3231 Forty-firs
avenue south. Mrs. Booth had lei
her babies alone In the house whil
she went to a neighbor's house on a
errand. She received her burns whil
trying to rescue her children when sh
discovered the house in flames.
ROSEBUD AG'NT RfcPRMO [
Circular Letter Regarding Implement
Recalled by Department.
Washington , Jan. 12. The buron
of Indian affairs has ordered the wit ]
drawal of the circular recently Issue
by Superintendent Wood of the Ros
bud Indian agency directing that tt
Indians be allowed to purchase t
farm machinery except of makes co
trolled by the trust , and the superl
tendent has been officially reprlman
ed by the department for his , action I
issuing the circular.
The circular was brought to Co
grcssman Hitchcock's attention son
time ago by Nebraska implement dot
ers who were being dlscrlralnaU
against in favor of the trust.
Mr. Hitchcock took up the matt
on the floor of the house with Co
gressman Burke , chairman of the I
dlan affairs committee , who first d
nled the existence of such a clrculi
and later , when Mr. Hitchcock pr
duced a copy of It , tried to defend
Mr. Hitchcock also demanded an I
vestlgatlon by the bureau of Indian i
fairs , with the result stated.
The bureau states that It finds tl
superintendent's motives were no ii
proper but that ho erred In judgmei
FATAL WRECK IN MISSOURI.
Two Killed , Twenty-flve People Inji
ed In a Collision.
Frederlcktown , Mo. , Jan. 12. TV
were killed and twenty-flvo perao :
injured when a passenger and frolg
( train on the Iron Mountain rail ci
. 'llded ' at Marquand , a small town s
miles south of hero.
Among the dead was the engine
of the passenger who was the fath
of the freight engineer. The dead :
William Homes , Fredorlcktown , N
W. A. Paul , Bismarck , Mo. , engine
of passenger train.
The passenger was the regul
southbound local. The freight trs
was trying to makeup time and to §
into the siding at Marquand befc
the passenger arrived at 4 o'clock. T
itwo trains met just outside of t
i. town. Both engines were demolish
s and the mall , baggage and chair ci
of the passenger train thrown fn
The Injured passengers , all of win
were from towns nearby , were * i\
x to tho- Missouri Pacific hospital at
I Louts on a special train. No others
talltios are expected.
AN OMAHA MAN
GROSSMAN REFUSES TO ACT AS
NO CORPORATION TOOL , HE SAYS
I With This Exception , House Standing
Committees Are 'Provided Resolu
tion Calls for Probing of McBrlen's
University Extension Funde.
Lincoln , Jan. 12. Special to The
News : With the exception of the
chairmanship on corporations , which
was refused by Grossman of Douglas ,
the house standing committees were
all provided this morning as recom
mended by the committee.
Mr. Bulla submitted the report and
it wan adopted without question , as a
resolution to have the speaker appoint
the committees had designated.
Immediately after the vote Gross
man was on his foot and after de
nouncing in strong terms the insinua
tions that have been made against
the Douglas county delegation as cor
poration tools , positively refused to
accept the corporation committee
chairmanship. It is considered very
likely that it will bo offered to Shoe
maker of Douglas.
To Investigate McBrlen.
A resolution to investigate the funds
of the university extension work made
by Jasper L. McBrion was introduced
by Prlnco of Hall early In the morn-
The house today voted down E. Hos-
podsky's resolution to allow each
member fifteen cents a day for post
Revolt Against Omaha.
The Insurgent of the democrats by
rising In their might succeeded In
knocking out a good many chairman
ships that had been slated by the
Douglas county element. Bulla and
Grossman , both of Douglas county ,
were displaced. It amounted to a pio-
test against Douglas county domineer
I I lu the compromise effected Bulla
gives up the chairmanship of llv
stock and grazing to Skeon , but ro
, mains a member of the committee ,
Ho said he was glad to step aside foi
so good a man as Skeen and is more
anxious to see the delegation work
harmoniously with the state than foi
Quackcnhush getij " .a.chnlrrnanshlr
of judiciary In place of Grossman , wht
Is given the chairmanship of corpora
Following Is a list of the Important
chairmanships assigned :
Cities and Towns Morlarlty.
Finance , Ways and Means Gall a
Privileges and Elections Lawrence
Engrossed and Enrolled Bills W
Revenue and JTaxes McKisslck.
Roads and Bridges Botts.
Live Stock and Grazing Skeen.
Public Lands and Buildings East
Other Asylums Grueber.
Banks and Banking Sage.
Fish and Game Motzger.
The first Sunday baseball bill of tin
season was introduced by Leidigh. I
permits licensing Sunday baseball be
tween 1 and 6 in cites of moro thai
CHINA'S ASSEMBLY DISSOLVED.
National Session Ends After Storm :
Clashes With Throne.
Peking , Jan. 12. The national af
sombly which met on October 3 wa
dissolved after a session both storm ;
and characterized by frequent clashe
with the throne and the grand councl
but which nevertheless had been prc
ductlvo of good , intentions of the sp <
clal mission being to prepare the wafer
for a general parliament In 1913.
The edict of dissolution was read 1
the assembly. The grand councillor !
with the exception of Prlnco Chlnf
were present. The prince regent dl
not attend the final session.
The palace and the assembly oac
appear to have learned a lesson fror
the deliberations. The throne ha
been made aware that the people ar
determined to have a voice in the go1
ernment. The radical element ha
been made to understand that ill-a <
vised legislation or movements di
signed to undermine the central go'
ornment will not be tolerated.
Find Cecil Grace's Aeroplane.
Brussels , Jan. 12. The Chronlqi
says the wreckage of Cecil Grace
aeroplane has been washed up on tl
beach at Marlakerke" , Belgium. Tli
cap and glasses belonging to Cec
ir Grace were picked up in the Nort
sea off Marlakerko about a week ag
Grace has not boon scon or heard froi
since December 22 , when he was lei
while attempting to cross the EnglU
channel from Calais to Dover ,
Oklahoma Weather Change.
Tulsa , Okla. , Jan. 12 , The the
momoter registered 80 degrees aboi
zero at 2 o'clock , marking the hotto
January day in the history of Okl
homa. Within eight hours the tot
poraturo had fallen fifty-two degree
it being but 28 above at 10 o'clock.
LIFE'S ' DISAPPOINTMENTS
SIOUX CITY CHEMIST TESTIFIES
IN HOGREFE CASE.
TRIED IT ON FROG , FROG DIED
A Neighbor Testifies to Mrs. Hogrefe's
Death Dr. Williams and Dr. Morris
Took Out the Stomach and Sent It
to Morningslde College.
Wayne , Neb. , Jan. 12. Special to
The News : The state Introduced a
number of witnesses yesterday in the
Henry Hogrefo murder trial. The evi
dence was resumed this morning.
The first witness wa OJiarlpg Elljlnp ; ,
stepfather of Mrs. Hogre/e , who said
Ills daughter sustained a slight para
lytic stroke as n child , which left her
slightly lame , but otherwise she was
perfectly healthy. Ho had always been
p. friend to Hogrefo till his daughter's
Dr. J. J. Williams , coroner , who con
ducted an Inquest with Dr. Morris of
WIsner , testified that they removed
the woman's stomach and sent It , with
two boxes of salts , to Dr. W. W. Scott ,
then chemist at Morningslde college ,
Found Strychnine in Stomach.
Dr. Scott testified to receiving the
stomach In a , glass jar , and the salts ,
He said he found strychnine in the
stomach. A live frog died In fifty-five
minutes from an Injection of the stonv
ach contents. There was no poison in
Mary Bergt , a neighbor to Hogrefes
arose at 5:30 : on the day of the deatli
and went to the pump. Mrs. Hogreff
came out , laughing and cheerful. AI
7:30 : Hogrofe came to Bergt's house tt
say that his wife was sick. Mrs. Bergl
found Mrs. Hogrefe in a chair , hei
limbs rigid , head back. Mrs. Hogrofe
said she had eaten salmon the night
before , thought she was poisoned anc
feared she woujd die. Dr. Morris wai
telephoned for'but Mrs. Hogrefo weni
from ono convulsion into another am
died before the doctor could arrive.
TOURISTS ARE "HUNG UP. "
An "Around-the-World" Company Goei
Broke and Travelers Suffer.
Boston , Jan. 12. The filing of thi
bankruptcy schedule of the Collve
Tours company In the United State :
district court , showed that betweei
twenty-five and thirty persons wh (
had paid for tickets for a tour aroum
the world are "hung up" at varlou
points in Europe and Asia. The lie
bllltles of the company aggregate neai
ly $49,000 , with assets of less thai
Among those who had paid the coir
puny for a passage around the worl
are residents of Texas , Callfornk
New York , Ohio and Canada.
May End Chicago Strike.
Chicago , Jan. 12. Garment worker
voted to give the strike conference
board full power to make a seitlemen
with clothing manufacturers. Pcac
negotiations will be opened today a
The now peace proposition of th
striker is similar to the ono subuili
ted by the committee of the councl
and refused by the strikers , excop
that It provides for the relnstatomcn
of all men and women now on strike
whllo the previous one placed a ba
on all strikers suspected of acts c
Tennessee Vote On Senator.
Nashville , Toiin. , Jan. 12. The fin
joint ballot for United States senate
was taken by the Tennessee leglsl
turo and resulted : McMillln , 57 ; Sa
dors , 32 ; Fltzhugb , 22 ; Frazler , If
Luke Wright , 2. Necessary for cholc
67. Only one ballot was taken.
TAMMANY HALL GANG
HE FAVORS 8HEPARD FOR SEN
ATOR , MURPHY OPPOSES
New York , Jan. 12. Two facts in
the United States sonatorshlp fight in
this state cropped out. Tammany Hall
and Charles F. Murphy are opposed to
Edward M. Shepard of Brooklyn as a
successor to Chauncey M. Depow , and
Mayor Gaynor urges his selection.
Mr. Murphy spoke for Tammany and
himself before departing for Albany.
The mayor recorded his endorsement
of Mr. Shepard In a letter made pub
lic. It is addressed to State Senator
Frank M. Loomls of Buffalo and says
in part :
"I can say only that I am heartily
in favor of the election of Edward M.
Shepartl us senator. Ho stands for
everything which is best in politics.
His election would bring great credit
on the state of New York.
"During a generation the state of
New York has been represented in the
the United States senate by men who
were mere lobbyists from their youth
up , or corruptlonlsts In politics.
"We have now the opportunity to
set our face against that. Will wo do
It ? There never was a plainer case
and If It be evaded the bad effect
thereof will long survive. "
MAY BE ANNULLED
AUDITOR IS HOLDING UP VOUCHERS -
ERS AND WHOLE SESSION
MAY BE HELD UP.
Columbus , O. , Jan. 12. As a result
of contentions made by attorneys that
the present session of the general as
sembly Is being held contrary to the
law which provides for sessions only
in even numbered years , State Aud
itor Fuller held up vouchers of three
of the employes for salaries. He re
fused to put the question to Attorney
If the claim of unconstitutionally la
upheld all the acts of the present ses
sion , including the election of a Unit
ed States senator , will bo invalidated ,
The assembly passed a law providing
for a change In the time of holding
I session , some years ago , so as to per
, mlt legislators-elect to take office in
the January following election.
I Before the picsent session began
former Attorney General Denman sug
gested that Governor Harmon avoid
i possible difficulty by calling the pros
cut session as an extraordinary one.
[ I The governor decided not to do sc
'as ' he considered the action of the as
sembly three years ago was in accorc
_ | with the spirit , If not the letter , of tin
, I constitution.
Stephensqn Denies Charges.
Washington , Jan. 12. Senator Ste
phenson said of the charges filed will
the governor of Wisconsin agalns1
him : "Tho report now made is bj
three of the old committee who re
fused to concur with the majority
They did not then submit a report
but have waited until a legislature hai
been elected which they regarded ai
favorable to their plans. Two o
them are no longer members of tin
legislature. So far as the charge
have come to mo they are wlthou
foundation and wholly false. "
For Johnson-Kaufman Battle.
Chicago , Jan. 12. H. H. Frazoo , :
local promoter , and Jack Gleason , wh
aided in arranging the Jeffrles-Johi
son fight , offered a purse of $50,000 fo
a twenty-round fight between Johnso
and Al Kaufman , the San Franclsc
heavyweight , to be fought in Londoi
coronation week. Kaufman has ai
copted the offer and promoters oxpoc
to receive an answer from Johnson ti
SHOT BY ROBBER
REUBEN ELTON DYING FROM A
TWO MEN ATTEMPTED HOLD UP
T.VO Shots Were Fired , One Striking
Elton's Hand and the Other Passing
Through His Neck , Severing an Ar
tery Robbers Not Captured.
Omaha , Jan. 12. Reuben Elton , a
druggist at Twenty-fourth and Bristol
streets , this city , is lying at the polnl
of death from the effects of a pistol
shot fired by one of two men who at
tempted to hold him up In bin start ;
Two shots wore fired , one making a
wound on one of Mr. Elton's hands
and the other passing through his
nock , severing an artery.
The robbers have not been captured
M'CALL ON THE TARIFF.
Says House Should Retain Its Power
in Making Schedules.
Washington , Jan. 12. Representative
tive Samuel W. McCall of Massachu
setts , a member of the ways am
means committee of the house , before
the national tariff commission conven
tion commended the present tariff
board and urged that it be made a
permanent body. He said in part :
"The prime purpose of such a com
mission Is the scientific determina
tion of the economic facts necessary
for the information of congress , but
what is of really more Importance ,
for the Information of the people.
"Tho cost of production here and
abroad Is a proper subject of inquiry
but I doubt whether it deserves quite
the importance that has been given
it since It found a place in a political
platform two years ago. If there are
a hundred different concerns engaged
in producing different articles , are
wo to take the cost of production of
the most efficient one of these concerns -
corns or of the most expensive ? If
we take that cost which is the high ,
est in fixing the tariff , the other nlne
ty-nlne are likely to fatten upon an
unnecessary amount of protection.
T. R. SAYS WE EAT TOO MUCH.
The Colonel Declares Your Children
May Suffer from Your Waste.
Boston , Jan. 12. Colonel Roosevelt
ippeared before the Harvard forestrj
school and addressed the students.
During his remarks he said that II
the people of this generation enjoj
eating up everything our children ant
the nation for the next thirty years u
come ought to have , we will show our
selves to be mighty poor citizens.
Bomb No. 50 in Chicago.
Chicago , Jan. 12.A dynamite bomb
the fiftieth In a series that has beer
attributed variously to gambling anc
labor influences , was exploded In tlu
rear of a hardware store owned b :
Fred Werdell. The Interior of th (
store was wrecked and the occupant !
of four Hats above the store were bad
ly shaken , several being thrown fron
their beds. Every window In tin
building was broken. Wordoll dc
clared ho knew no reason why tin
bomb had been directed at his ston
and the police were unable to local
any evidence which would point t <
the Identity of the person who placei
China Has Serious Famine.
Peking , Jan. 12. Famine condition
In China are becoming worse. It I
reported that a thousand people ar
succumbing dally , many falling on th
roadsides. Minister Calhoun exprcssn
himself as hoping that the people c
the United States would send furthc
aid to the sufferers.
fHREE GIRLS MISSING IN A PENN
LEAK IN METER CAUSE OF IT
Workmen Hnd Not Properly Connect *
ed Meier and as a Result a Five and
Ten Cent Store Filled With Gau.
Then It Exploded.
Connollavlllu , PH. , Jan. 12 , Mo-
Creory's Flvo and Ton Cent ntoro.
North Plttsburg and Apple strootn ,
burst Into flnmes at 10 o'clock today
when a gas explosion wrecked the
building. The flro which followed
communicated to adjoining structured.
Thrco young women clerks nro miss
ing , two clerks and the assistant man
ager and n carpenter nro In the hos
pital dangerously burned , whllo a doz
en or nioro other employes are In their
homos suffering from Injuries inoro or
loss serious. By noon the flam OB wora
under control and the property loss
had boon placed at $75,000.
There wore customers In the store
when the explosion occurred , but the
exact number is not known , nor have
their names boon learned.
The known missing are :
Chrlstobal Smith , aged 17 , clerk.
Nolllo Mitchell , aged 19 , clerk.
Mary Wagner , aged 17 , clerk.
Front Wall Carried Out.
There were about twenty customers
in the store when the accumulated gaa
lot go. The front wall was thrown
into the street and in falling carried
with It a largo number of electric
Ada Mitchell , a piano player em
ployed in the store , complained to
Manager Poff of the strong odor of
gas and he went to investigate. Before -
fore his return the explosion had oc
Miss Mitchell , who was sitting by
the piano , was hurled with the instru
ment from the back of the building
through Its cntlro length and Into Ap
Clerks Caught Under Wreckage ,
Fire appeared to start In all parts of
the building and within a few minutes
other walls began to fall. Merchan
dise was scattered upon the floors ,
many clerks being caught under the '
Later It developed that there had
been , two xocplosionB one Is- the CltU-
zens National bank , the front of which
was blown out
The cause of the disaster lies in the
removal of a meter , it Is stated. Ac
cording to Manager Poff , workmen
neglected to make the proper connec
tions. Gas escaping from the pipes
tilled the store and probably the bank
building. Tills wan Ignited In aomo
manner and the explosion followed.
SENATOR CLARK GOES BACK.
Wyoming Man Gets Party Support and
Will Return to Washington.
Cheyenne , Wyom. , Jan. 12. At a
joint caucus of republicans of the leg-
lain tin e held last night Senator C. D.
Clark was chosen as the nominee of
the party to succeed himself , the vote
being 44 to 39. This means that Sen
ator Clark will have the full party vote
and will be re-elected to the United
5 MILLION FOR CANAL FORTS.
J ' - - " ,
President Taft Sends Special Message
to Congress Urging Action.
Washington , Jan. 12. President
Taft today sent to congress a special
' message urging the forUllcntiou of the
Panama canal and recommended that
| an appropriation of $5,000,000 for the
initiation of the work on the proposed
defenses be made at the present sea-
, slon of the congress. He forwarded
with the message the report of the
special army and navy .board recom
mending tortillcatlon of the canal.
SAYS PEARY GOT NEAR POLE.
Expert Fixes Him at 1 1-16 Miles from
the Exact Spot ,
- Washington , Jan. 12. The house
t committee on naval affairs completed
their examination of Captain Robert
, Peary on his claim to reaching the
I north pole. Hugh C. Mitchell , a
skilled fomputor of coast and geodetic
survey , testllied that he handled
Peary's observations. Mr. Mitchell
said ho had figured that Peary when ,
lie made his furthermost camp he was
less than five miles from the polo and
that In his inarches on that last day
of his trip he passed within ono and
one-sixteenth miles of the actual polo.
He did not fix Peary exactly at the
Mr. Mitchell believed that Peary'a
observations could not bo Inked. The
committee will hear Admiral Chester
today and review the testimony at an
early executive meeting with a view
to passing on the bill for Peary's re
tirement as a rear admiral.
Gotch'a Honeymoon on Stage.
Humboldt , la. , Jan. 12. Frank
Gotch , the world's champion wrestler ,
was married hero at C o'clock to Miss
Gladys Oostrlch , at the homo of the
brldo's parents , Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Oestrlch. Immediately after the wed
ding ceremony Mr , and Mrs. Gotch loft
for Chicago where Mr. Gotch will ap
pear upon the vaudeville stage for
ono weeks' engagement.
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