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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: FRIDAY, MARCH 15. 1!X7.
AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
DiiciHiioi of Park fcltw th Pretaiiine
Toplo Oter the City.
CENTERS ABOUT THE SYNDICATE TrACl
Mmkna af Kw Board ot Ftr. and
Police C.aamlssloaers All Prow
Ineat la Political Affairs
f tbe City.
Llseusslon on the selection of city parks
occupied the attention of the rflen molt In
terested In city affaire yesterday. Out of
the eight sites offered It Is not thought
that the city will purchase more than three
or four at the most There is considerable
difference of pplnlon as to the desirability
of the different sites, due chiefly to the
difference of locality. The most expensive
site offered Is Syndicate park at $21,000.
The expressions of the councllmen would
Indicate that this tract Is one to be pur
chased. There Is, howerer, a strong party
In opposition to this. They are the peoplo
who desire the Caiwady tract, lying farther
to the southeast. They maintain that the
prices on Syndicate park are far too high
and offer In lieu their tract for $16,000.
This site, they argue, is much better in
every way than the site farther north.
Frank Morlarty of the Packers' National
bank - said that he believed at the time
the bonde were voted It was the under
standing that Syndicate park should be
one of the sites selected and that this ar
gument was used during the campaign, and
It was this Idea that prevailed In the elec
tion. But Mr. Morlarty thought that the
council would do welt to save a part of
the money for Improvement purposes. This
was one of the features of the original
ordinance. It provided for the Issuance of
bonds for the purchase and Improvement
of park"- If n" the nncy "Pent for
parks, their value would be lessened for
many years snd $8,000 or $10,000 Judiciously
spent for Improvements would, he thought,
satisfy the public much better than the
possession of that much more land.
P ' C. Caldwell was not favorable to the
purchase of Syndicate park for the ex
pressed reason that It was not the cheapest
nor the best location. He thought the land
company offering the site had reserved too
much residence property around the park
and had offered South Omaha, the hole,
A. A. Wright, an eastslder, was also op
posed to the Syndicate park proposition,
but favored the Cnseady tract. He offered
$T0 worth of trees for the park If the
council should see fit to purchase It.
It was rumored that the council was to
hold a meeting yeBterday afternoon for the
purpose of making a selection, but no such
EJ. R. Leigh, the secretary of the park
board, declared that he was opposed to
the purchase of more than three tracts
e,nd he wished to have at least $8,000 left
for tho improvements. "If tlw council
should purchase Syndicate park, the Ryan
tract and Barrett ft Dee's park In the
southeast and pass over the rest," he would
have no objections, nor did he think that
the park board would In any case raise
an obstacle to 'the purchase. It Is very
likely that the council and the board will
get together on the proposition at an early
date. With little expense the water In
the artificial lake In Syndicate park could
be raised four or five feet and coyer a lot
of muddy and low ground. With this Im
provement and KQod streets and drives the
park would be ready at once for the en
joyment of the public. .
Judgment Against City.
' Judgment was rendered against the city
in the case of L. O. Steams, who' sued tor
I38.E0O for Injuries received November 14,
1903. Stearns fell off an embankment In
the alley back of Frank Koutsky's resi
dence and received severe Injuries. The
case was taken to the district court and
came to trial early In th. week. The Jury
rendered Judgment against the city for
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$2,100. P. A. Walls wss attorney for the
plaintiff. This esse first came up when
A. II. Murdock was city attorney. In his
report to the council he recommended a
settlement of the case for ll.rtO. The coun
cil refused to follow the advice of the city
attorney and the case was brought to trial.
After three years of litigation the Judg
ment of $2,100 was rendered against the
city. The present attorney, H. B. Fleharty,
said he would file a motion for a new
trial but If it were not granted he would
not appeal the case as he considered the
evidence unusually strong In support of
the Stearns claim. Stesrns was an expert
carpenter before his fall. Since then he
has been unable to e.ixn the former wages.
The bank at the point where he fell was
about thirty fet high. It had been graded
Into the alley about seven feet and no
protection hnd been provided. This made a
strong case of circumstances.
May Proseeote Aekerman.
Now that the probability Is that Oeorge
Aekerman will recover from his self In
flicted wound with suicidal Intent early In
the week is great. It may be that he will
have to face a trial for his alleged crim
inal act. Chief John Brlggs said that he
Intended to consult with the county at
torney on the subject. In view of numerous
threats which Aekerman has pronounced
against his wife and "the Indications of his
temper as shown In his attempt on his
own life. It is thought some action would
be warrantable to prevent Injury to other
parties. Since his recovery Aekerman has
maintained that the shot was accidental.
Hew Police Commission.
The appolntmont of A. H. Murdock, W.
P. Adklne and W. C. Lambert as the mem
bers of the new South Omaha board of
fire and police commlsslonrs, was an
nounced from Lincoln last night. A. H.
Murdock served as city attorney In South
Omaha before the election of W. C. Lam
bert, the democratic nominee. Since that
time he has been deputy county attorney
under Judge Slabaugh. f
W. C. Lambert, who represents the denr
ocratlc party on the board, was formerly
attorney for the city and Is well known
In South Omaha. During his two years In
office he lost only two or three cases In
which the city wns a party, and in his
appeals so far as he represented his cases
before the supreme court was successful.
W. P. Adkln Is a member of the firm of
Homes-Adkins in the livery and transfer
business. In all political campaigns he
has figured prominently. He was a mem
ber of the city council under Frank Kout-
sky. He served as president of the council.
Ho was the republican nominee to succeed
Mayor Koutsky, but was defeated In the
last municipal election by Thomas Hoctor.
IMaa-le City Oosslp.
The condition of Mrs. H. O. Klddoo at the
South Omaha hospital Is considered good.
George Parks Is suffering from a painful
attack of rheumatism and Is confined to his
An ton Ina Yacklenncy. Thirtieth and J,
died yesterday. The funeral was in Bt
The Rantist voting DeoDle gave a social
at the home of the pastor, Rev. George Van
Winkle, Thursday evening.
The condition of R. B. Montgomery is re.
ported considerably less favorable than it
has been or some lime pasi.
The following births were reported yes
terday: M. L. Church well. Eighteenth and
Harrison, twin girls; Joe Balda, a girl.
The Christian Endeavor society of the
First Presbyterian church Is to give a so
cial at the church one week from tonight.
On of the infant twin girls of M. L.
Churchill died yesterday noon after Its
birth. The funeral will be at 10 a. m. today.
1. Clough, aged 88 years, died at the
county hospital after an illness of over two
months. He was an old resident of South
The death of Mrs. Anna Smith) wife of
Fred Smith, Thlrty-llrst and L street, oc
curred yesterday. The funeral has not
The regular meeting of Phil Kearney post
and Women's Relief corps is scheduled for
Saturday night tn Modern Woodmen hall.
Business of importance will be considered.
The following are the officers of the
church session of the Presbyterian church:
J. L. Duff, president: Sam MacDowell, vice
president; K. M. Rohrbough, treasurer;
William Barclay, secretary.
William Haskall has been out of town
for the last two weeks on a hunting trip.
He brought back the limit of game. He
had three or four Canada geese, several
speckled brants and a tine string of duck,
lie said the snort was excellent In the sec
tion he visited.
This evening the Athenian Debating so
ciety of the South Omaha High school and
tne Ciceronian ueDutuig society ot tne
Omaha High school will debate on the
question: "Resolved, That the time has
come when tariff for protection should be
abandoned by the L' nit yd BUtee."
TRIEBOR'S DECISION PLEASES
RoIlaK of Arkansas Judge Streasjrtli
ens Plea of Government Under
WASHINGTON, March 14.-Informatlon
has Just been received by the Interstate
Commerce commission of the decision of
Judge Trieboi; of the United States district
court in the eastern district of Arkansas
sustaining the constitutionality of the em
ployers' liability act in the case of Henry
Bplaln against the St. Louis ft San Fran
cisco Railway company. Judge Triebor
agrees with Judge Hanford, in the western
district of Washington, in holding that the
enactment was within the powers of con
gress. United States Judges Evans and McCall
recently have decided that the law was un
constitutional. It Is announced by the In
terstate Commerce commission that the
president, through Attorney General Bona
parte, has taken steps to have the deci
sion of these Judges reviewed by the su
preme court of the United States, owing to
the importance of the question Involved.
At the request of Attorney General Bona
parte, who will argue for the constitution
ality of the statute, the supreme court con
sented to advance the cases on the calen
dar, and they will be heard on April I.
SMITH ON RATE CONTROL
OoTtrnnr of Georgia Afdresdri Cinoinstti
Shippers on Transportation.
COMMISSION SHOULD HAVE MDRE POWER
lie Says It Shoald Be Given
Anthorlty to Rrsilit Stork
nd Bond Issaes and
CINCINNATI, March 14. The danger In
unrestricted management of railroad prop
erties and the necessity for government
control to prevent discrimination In rates
wwe urged by Governor Hoke- Smith of
Georgia In ah address on "Transportation"
at the third annual dinner of yhe Cincinnati
Receivers and Shippers association nere
tonight. Governor Smith said:
Left without restraint, the railroad com
panies can fix the value of lands. They
can determine the profits of merchants.
They can control the business or the manu
facturer. They can make nnd unmake
towns and cities. The condition of de
pendence by the public upon them In
creases from day to day.
A few years ago the transportation com
panies were controlled by many and varied
interests. Now they are largely consoli
dated and several Interests control nearly
three-fourths of the entire railroad mileage
of the United States.
These Interests may be designated as
syndicates under the names of Harrlman,
Morgan snd Hill, Vanderbllts, Moores,
Gould, Pennsylvania and Rockefeller.
While they eontllct at times, tneir strug
gles are In the matter of acquiring prop
erties, not In the operation of properties,
and their conflicts result not In better or
cheaper transportation, but In more stocks
and bonds, upon which the public must
rurnlsh money to pay nivioenos.
The control of the railroads of the coun
try has parsed from trained railroad op
erators to bankers, who speculate In rail
road stocks. A notable result of this con
dition is the withdrawal of authority from
the local management and local superin
tendence, the reduction of salaries to those
Artimllv rinlnff- tho wnrlr nf tranHnortntlon.
and the dwarfing of the power and capacity
of the men upon whose management the
public must Immediately depend. To this,
at least In part, is due tho recent tendency
toward a less efficient service.
Stork Jobbing: Paramount.
The Interests controlling the railroads, as
a rule, study the problem of making Im
mense fortunes at once out of increased
stock and bond issues. The right to earn
a Just Income on the actual Investment In
the properties does not Interest them. They
are careless of the. duties owed by, the
transportation companies to the public.
The railroad properties of the United
States are capitalised at over $1 J.0OO.OUO.O0O.
Careful estimates of their actual values
show them to be worth less than $,000,0ii0,-
OtiO. The public, therefore, is being called
on to pay excessive rates for transportation
to make Interest and dividends on $7,000,
OOO.fliiO of watered stocks and bonds. These
bonds and stocks rest like a permanent
mortgage on tne industries or those en
gaged In the various avocations of life.
The transportation company Is 'a public
enterprise. The railroad Is built by the
use of the state's power of eminent do
main. The publlo Is entitled to a voice In
the charges which are made by the rail
road company for carrying passengers and
freight. These charges must be reasonable
ana rree mm discriminations.
The duties of a railroad company are
dual: First, to the public; second, to Its
The public must look to the states and
to the nations to protect their rights. When
we realize that over half the stocks and
bonds Issued by the railroad comnaniea ot
the United States are speculators, and not
based upon money actually Invested in the
properties, we see how recklessly the rights
of the public have been disregarded.
Legitimate Rights of Public.
I present to you no struggle of labor
against capital. I urge no contest of pov
erty agaiiiBt property.- I plead for tne
rights of the property owners and their
employes of the United States, of the men
owning Industrial and manufacturing en
terprises, of the men owning agricultural
Interests and of the great body of the peo
ple dependent upon their efforts. I plead
tor the legitimate rights ot the public
against the mismanagement of quasi-public
Instead of 'exhausting the capacity of
our transportation companies to pay divi
dends on watered stock and bonds, the
public is entltlud to huve all the money
realized from the sale of stocks and bonds
Invested In the properties. Thereby the
facilities of the transportation companies
should have been improved. The public
was furthermore entitled to a reduction in
transportation charges as the volume of
business increased and the cost of service
That there is a trend of thought more and
more favorable to government ownership
of transportation companies I do not doubt.
While there aretdvantuges as well as dis
advantages to be derived from govern
ment ownership of all the railroads, It Is
hardly more than an ucademlc question at
present. Anything approximating whole
sale government ownership would be impos
sible for many years to come, and the
remedy Immediately before us must neces.
sarily be to penfect the legal authority in
properly constituted agents to regulate and
control, and then to enforce, through these
agents, the rights of the public.
The rate making power has been given
to the national railroad commission. We
should not be afraid to place upon that
commission men sufficient in number to
handle these questions. Their pay should
be ample and a seat upon the national
railroad commission should be regarded as
one fully as exalted as a seat upon the
supreme' court bench of the United States.
Additional Powers Needed.
Additional powers should be given to the
commissioners. Bonds and stock Issues
upon Interstate railroads should be sub
mitted for their approval, and none should
v permitted unless ttie money derived
from their sale Is. to be spent upon the
properties made liable for them.
ir-insporiauon companies should not be
permitted to load Jnwn their properties
with stocks and bonds for speculative pur
JMies. The railroad commission should
have the fullett power to compel proper
facilities to be furnished. Any effort by
railroad Companies to retaliate with a re
duction of servlre or by cutting pay of
employes should be met by severe personal
puuiRhment to the guilty officers. State
commissions should be empowered with full
authority In matters of Interstate trans
portation. Public sentiment should sus
tain state and national commissions In the
most vigorous enforcement of the duties
confided to them.
One of the discouraging features of the
situation Is the carejess exercise of the
power of Injunction by federal and state
Judges. If this cannot be limited by legis
lation It Is to be hoped that these officials
will In future at least fully hear the facts
of a case before they Interfere with co
ordinate branches of government.
Limited railroad ownership, national,
state and municipal, may be necessary to
siipplement national and state control. '
The people are dally gathering informa
tion UDon transnortatlon Questions. They
realise as never before the unjust burdens
wnicn nave been placed upon mem. ine
future Is full of hope.
GREY DEFENDS DAVIS' ACTION
British Foreign Secretary Replies to
(estlon Involving; Jamaica
LONDON, March U. The Incident Involv
ing Governor Swettenham of Jamaica and
Rear Admiral Davis, U. B. N came up
In the House of Commons today in a hypo
thetical question by Jesse Colllngs, liberal
unionist (who was In Kingston at the time
of the disaster). Mr. Colllngs asked If
It was In accordance with international
law and international etiquette for an ad
miral of a foreign country to land an
armed force In a British colony without the
permission of the British government.
Secretary Grey in reply said: "No, and 1
may add that no such rights were claimed
In the incident referred to. What I am
convti.ced of Is that while, in the pres
ence of such a catastrophe, there naturally
was a certain amount of misunderstand
ing, the American admiral was inspired
by single-minded motives and a desire to
relieve suffering. Another construction
placed on his action is most unworthy and
Mr Colllngs then asked If the fact did
not remain in opposition of the govern
ment's policy when armed troops were
landed when there was no cause, but
the foreign secretary replied: "According
to my information, the question covers a
statement which is not borne out by thei
The foreign secretary's tribute to Ad
miral Davis was heartily cheered by the
members of the house.
HONDURAS TWICE BEATEN
Iflcaraarna Hears Krlayn Gains Victory
nd Rebels Defeat Troops
MANAGUA, Nicaragua. March 14. The
following dispatch has been received here
from President Zelaya of Nicaragua, dated
Sanchez, Honduras, March IS:
The enemy was completely defeated at
Maraita today after two days' fighting. I
have confiscated at Corlnto 1,000 rifles
destined for the Honduran government.
The Honduran revolutionists yesterday
defeated .the forces of President Bonllla of
Honduras near Tegucigalpa, after fifteen
hours' fighting. The revolutionists cap
tured seventy officers and soldiers. Many
men were killed or wounded on both sides.
The commander of the Honduran troops
was Minister of War Barahona,
WASHINGTON, March It The Navy de
partment received a dlapatch today an
nouncing that the gunboat Princeton left
Acapulco, Mexico, yesterday for Corlnto,
Nicaragua. The Chicago la now at Aca
Julta, Salvador, and these two warships will
look after the American Interests affected
by the war between Nicaragua and Hon
duras. The Princeton probably will arrive
at Corlnto tomorrow.
BODS VOTED FOR ATLANTIC ROAD
Total of Two Hundred Thousand
Seems to Assure Construction.
ATLANTIC, ;a., March 14. (Special.)
The Atlantic Northern and Southern
railroad now seems assured. A 5 mill
tax In support of the road was voted yes
terday In Clay township of Shelby county
and Sharon township of Anderson county.
The tax proposition carried by a vote of
ICS for the tax and 138 against. The
road will only run about a mile and a
half In each township, but the tax car
rled easily. The levy will realise about
$3$. 000, payable JVi per cent In the year
1608 and ZVi per cent In the year 15 OK
This makes almost $'00,000 raised for
the road. The work of construction will
commence as soon as the executive board
of the company can make arrangements,
There will be a meeting of the board of
directors Friday evening.
WATERLOO HAS JEW LABOR FIGHT
Two Handred Moulders Threaten to
Strike for Shorter Dny.
WATERLOO, I v. March J 4 (Special
Telegram.) A general strike is threat
ened by the union moulders of this city,
over $00 in number, together with all
their assistants. Demand was made two
weeks ago lor nine instead of ten hours
work, at a compensation of II If per day
The proprietors are not willing to grant
the request. The union is one of Water
loo's strongest labor bodies. The mat
ter now rests with the national organls
tlon, a reprenentatlve of which has been
here in conference. Waterloo is one of
the strongest union cities In Iowa. Th.
street cars are running under guard
There are forty extra policemen in the
SHORT TALKS BY
L. T. COOPER
TRAINMEN VOTE ON STRIKE
Members of the Brotherhood West of
Denver May Demand Higher
OAKLAND, Cal., March 14.-Forty-seven
thousand men, the membership of the
Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen west of
Denver, are voting whether to go on strike
to enforce demands for an increased scale
of wages. The poll, the most extensive
movement toward a general strike since the
Railway American union tie up of 1894, has
not been finished. Indications are the last
ballots will reach national headquarters at
Cleveland, O., about March 25.
The issue seems to depend mainly upon
the position taken by the Switchmen's
union, which, as an organization, is not
recognized, it Is said, by either the railway
managers or the. Brotherhood of Railway
Trainmen. The master of the local Switch
men's union, No. 162, said last night:
"My opinion Is that the strike will not be
called without the co-operation of the
switchmen. The Brotherhood has been
asked to co-operate.
CET BACK AT THE DOCTORS f
Patent Medicine Bill Amended tj Apply to
FrescriptioEi aa Well.
SHAKEUP IN CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS
Measure Which Wonld Legislate One
Member Out of Office and Materially
Chance the Countenances of
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES, March 14. (Special.) In
the house today the patent medicine bll
was amended so that the terms requiring
that the Ingredients be printed in red Ink
on the label on the bottle shall apply to
doctors as well except that it may be
written In red ink Instead of printed. Fear
ing further emasculation of their bill the
authors got It referred back to the com
mittee on public health and Ihey claim
they will have reported out the national
pure drug bill. The bill was drawn snd In
troduced by Dr. Clarke of Fnlrfleld. It
was supported by the other physicians of
the houpe. When It was taken up for con
sideration today Miller of Bremer moved
to amend so that the Ingredients of a doc
tor's prescription must be written hi red
ink in plain English on the' label on the
bottle or package.
The congressional redisricting bill that
mixes the congressional districts all up and
which was prophecied some 3ays ago, was
Introduced today In the house by Mercer of
Pocahontas. The bill changes the lines so
that Crawford county, :he home of Con
gressman Connor of the Tenth, will be
over in the Ninfh with Congressman Smith.
Dawson's home county, Jackson, Is
changed from the Second to the Fifth and
Cousin's home county, Cedar, Is changed
from the Fifth to the Second. Blrdsall's
home county, Wright, Is changed over into
the Tenth and the Third district Is left
without a resident congressman. The
changes are as follows: Davis is taken
from the Sixth and put In the First; In the
Second Jackson is taken out and Cednr Is
added; in the Third Wright Is taken out
and urundy added; in the Fourth no
changes are made; In the Fifth Jackson Is
added and Grundy and Cedar taken out
In the Sixth Appanoose and Marlon are ad
ded and Davis taken out; in the Seventh
Boone is added and Marlon taken out; in
the Eighth Mills and Montgomery are ad
ded and Appanoose taken out; In the Ninth
Monona and Crawford axe added and Mills
and Montgomery taken out; In the Tenth
Wright Is added and Boone and Crawford
taken out; In the Eleventh Monona is taken
Asrree on Aa-rlcultnral Schools.
It is believed that an agreement ha
been reached by the persons pushing the
various agricultural high school bills. It
la now proposed to raise the necessary
funds for erecting the buildings by levy
ing a one-tenth mill tax, which will build
one school each year. It is proposed to
erect one such school In the center of
each quarter of the state, all to be under
the direction of the State Agricultural
The Pioneer Lawmakers, association In
their session passed resolutions indorsing
the movement in the legislature to have the
remains cf Governor Ansel Brlggs removed
from Omaha to Iowa, and a monument
erected, also indorsed to plan to have the
state publish a roster of the soldiers. W. J,
Molr of Eldora was elected president of
the association; Isaac Brandt, secretary
E. M. Stedman and J. M. Davis, assistant
secretaries. The vice presidents named are
H. H. Trimble, Keokuk; Samuel McNutt
Muscatine; William La rr a bee, Clermont
Jed Lake, Independence; W, B. Thompson
Cedar Rapids; E. M. Epperson, Eddyville
M. A. Dashlel, Indlanpola; W. S. Dungan,
Charlton; H. W. Rothert, Council Bluffs
C. A. Ericson, Boone; R. A. Smith, Spirit
Lake. The executive committee consists
of P. M. Cassady, C. C. Nourse, G. L. God
frey and T. C. Haines.
Antent Thought to Re Absconder,
Ralph G. Palmer, city passenger and
ticket agent for the Milwaukee railroad
here, has disappeared and an Investigation
of the books ot the office by the company's
representatives has led to a charge of ab
scondlng with $3,000 of the company's funds
being lodged against him. Palmer's where
about lu unknown.
BIk Assessments Raised.
Aa a result of a compromise between the
city assessor and the big public service
corporations of Des Moines, the assess
ments this year have all been raised with
the exception of the gas company, and
negotiations are looking to an increase with
it. The companies have agreed not to ask
the Board of Review for a reduction. The
street car assessment Is practically doubled
and the electric light company and water
worsts company asseiwments nearly so.
Many people who talk to me say: "I
feel half sick all the time. I don't Just
know that's the
matter with me."
This is general de
bility. Its very
who get it in this
shape have my
aren't sick enough
for bed so they
drag around and
their families get
There are two
causes for this condition; bad habits and
a weak stomach. By bad habits I mean
eatlrig Irregularly and too fast and not
chewing tne rooa morougnjy. tne
stomach gives out and loss of appetite.
bllliousness, constipation and general de
bility result. First get the stomach in
shape and then be jnore careful in the
future, and the worn out, despondent,
half sick feeling will be a thing of the
Two bottles of Cooper's New Discovery
will put the stomach in shape. Common
sense will do the rest. There are fifty
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this to be true because they've tried It.
Here's a letter from one of them: '
I was all run down from overwork,
lost ambition and energy and could i.ot
sleep. It was difficult for me to attend
to my work owing to that tired out feel
ing. I secured two bottles of the New
Discovery medicine and determined to try
It. The result delighted me, for renewed
strength and vigor and energy came with
the first few doses. It's effect was ulffer
ent from anything I had ever taken. I
finished tho two bottles now and feel
well and strong again." E. McDade, $29
Dix Ave., Detroit. Mich.
ALASKAN VOLCANO ACTIVE
Natives of Aleutian Archipelago Fear
Part of the Islands Will
SEATTLE. Wash.. March 11 Word has
been received here from Vnldes, Alaska,
that the volcano on the Island of Akutan,
off the peninsula of Alaska and not far
from Unalaska, was in active eruption
when the steamer Dora passed the Island
at 2 a. m. February 22. All the passengers
weer aroused to witness the sight, which Is
said to have been a magnificent one.
At about the same hour a severe earth
quake occurred at Unalaska, although It
did no serious damage. The natives of the
Aleutian archipelago were alarmed, be
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We hear favorable reports of tnese fa
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GARFIELD HAS GRAFT REPORT
Ho Action on Idaho Affair Until He
Reaches a Final Cos-claslon.
WASHINGTON, March 14. Secretary of
the Interior Oarfleld has received a re
port from a special agent at Boise, Idaho,
relating to alleged irregularities between
contractors under the reclamation service,
The secretary has not reached any con
elusion regarding the difficulty and will
not adjust the matter until a final con
elusion hss been reached. It is under
stood that the difficulty had Its origin in
politics and has been under investigation
by special agents for some time.
COAL PRICES TO BE LOWER
Anthracite Will Go to Spring Level
April 1 Large Stock on
PHILADELPHIA. March 14.-Anthracte
operators have agreed to make the usual 60
cent reduction In the price of prepared coal
on April 1, when the new spring schedule
will go into effect. If there la any decrease
In the price of pea coal it will not be more
than 26 cents a ton, the operators aay.
Because of the large quantity of coal on
hand and the slow demand the thirty-two
collieries of the Reading company the mines
will be shut down all of next week.
t Deth ot Maurice Oram.
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