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TAFT WILL WIN,
ON FIRST BALLOT
JvTm. Barnes, Jr., Chairman of New
"York State Committee, Says Pres
ident Will Have 555 Votes.
EOOSEVZLT WILL HAVE 468
Says He is Confident These Figures
EOOSEVELT MEN TALK BOLT
Taft Leaders Laugh at Threats to
Form New Party.
FLIRTING WITH LA FOLLETTE
( nmr on Adoption 01 iwpon i
the t oni niittck on Cre
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CHICAGO, June 14. After a careful re
view of the situation William Barnes,
jr.. the New York state chalroian, to
day asserted that President Taft would
be nominated on the first ballot.
"Ths president will have 655 delegates
on the first ballot," he said. "Roosevelt
win have only 468. I am confident that
these figures will represent accurately
the first nominating vote In the conven
tion." Mr. Barnes wbs asked if he woul con
duct the campaign in New York as 'state
chairman if Colonel R&osevelt was nom
inated. "There is no question about that," he
replied. "Roosevelt will not be nomi
nated." Roosevelt Men Talk Bolt.
Delegates to the convention, in antici
pation of the coining to Chicago of Col
onel Roosevelt and a history making
episode in American politics, today went
back to the first nomination of Abraham
Lincoln in 1860, in efforts to find a paral
lel for the fight being waged here.
Roosevelt men, kept at a" high pitch by
frequent conferences and mas meetings,
in which their leaders attacked the ac
tions of the national committee with bit
terness, pointed to the death of the old
whig party as their theory of what may
happen In Chicago next week.
Taft leaders, declaring that the action
of the national committee in seating the
Roosevelt delegates from Missouri was
Indicative of its fairness, laughed at the
predictions of Colonel Roosevelt's fol
lowers and the continual talk of a bolt.
The Roosevelt managers today an
nounced that if all the remaining con
tests before the national committee are
decided in favor of President Taft he will
lack fourteen votes of the number neces
sary to nominate. These figures and
others compiled at botfv Tft and Roose
velt headquarters brought the situation
down to a point where discussion of a
deadlock and ' possible '''dark horse"
candidate loomed large.
Figures of Roosevelt Men.
Colonel Roosevelt's leaders further de
clared that as the situation now stands
the Taft forces actually count less than
ten votes in their favor. Others insisted
the yesterday's developments in seat
ing Roosevelt delegates from Missouri
left the president eleven short of a bare
majority on the temporary roll.
The fight for the uninstructed delegates,
the southern delegates and the thirty
Fix La Follette delegates from Wiscon
sin and North Dakota today becane In
tense. Every possible argument is be
ing used by the campaign managers on
both sides to get the advantage in these
The Roosevelt men directed ,an effort
toward the southern delegates in attempt
ing to make them believe that they would
represent an absolutely certain majority
against President Taft's side, both as to
the nomination and matters pertaining to
organization of the convention.
As a result of the tightening, of the
Taft-Roosevelt lines, the La Follette dele
gation looms larger than ever as a strate
gic force and in the calculations of the
managers of the other camps It ranks
a close second to the southern and unin
structed vote in the convention.
Flirting with La Follette.
It was pointed out that if President
Taft is not in control of the convention
from start to finish, La Follette will hold
the balance of power. The question of de
bate among leaders was whether or not
this possible balance would be used.
Roosevelt leaders frankly said they ex
pected the aid of the La Follette strength
in a combination to defeat United States
Senator Elihu Root as temporary chair
man. To this end the Roosevelt forces
have suggested that they would be will
ing to support any candidate for the tem
porary chairmanship that the La Follette
men might choose.
Waller T. Houser, Senator La Follette's
campaign manager, today, however, re
peated his assertions to the effect that
the La Follette delegation would posi
tively avoid all combinations of any char
acter with any other candidate. Mr.
Houser declared that the La Follette or
ganization Is looking ahead only to the
senator's political future and the success
of the policies which he has advocated
in his fight through the various state
William Barnes, Jr., of New York, in cal
culations tabulated personally, announced
that President Taft would have 57 votes
on the temporary roll call of the con
vention. If this claim be found correct
v, hen the national committee compiles the
Hearing of contests tomorrow the presi
dent would have a majority on paper of
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For Nebraska Generally fair tonight
and Saturday, except unsettled In east
For Iowa Showers and thunderstorms.
Temperature at Omaha Yesterday.
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Committee Waits on Contests
Early Adjournment Because Cases Were Not Ready to Present
Idaho Proxy on ProceedingSr-Nebraska Delegates
Called to Meet on Monday.
BV VICTOR nOSE WATER.
Editor of The Bee and Chairman Republican National Committee.
CHICAGO, June 14 -(Special Telegram.)
The committee session grinding on con
tests was comparatively short today, in
fact the shortest since we have been
sitting. The early adjournment is ex
plained, as is also the adjournment of
yesterday, on the ground that the con
testants and their attorneys for the cases
on call were not ready to take them
up, and that if time were allowed they
might by agreement arrange to consoli
date them and thus get through with
them more quickly than without the
delay. The only contests passed on were
those from Oklahoma and Tennessee
arising from dual factional organizations,
the question being which should be rec
ognized as regular. Here, as in most
cases of this kind, the evidence is con
flicting and contradictory and largely a
matter of preponderlng weight. During
the hearings this morning A. R. Cruzen,
formerly well known in Nebraska politics,
but now residing in Idaho, from which
he comes as a delegate, sat as a proxy
for Senator Borah.
"I am glad I had this opportunity to
come In here," said Mr. Cruzen, who
by the way, is a red hot Roosevelt man.
"People outside have a very mistaken
notion of how your proceedings are being
conducted, and do not understand that
there are two sides, where merits may
be nearly evenly balanced. I do not be
lieve there would be much criticism if
people could see and hear for them
selves as I am doing.
The substitution of proxies ontinues,
although chiefly on the Roosevelt side,
where the star proxy is Francis G.
Heney, who acts as if the position of
Committeeman rfom South Dakota, be
longed to him, and he had only to loan
It to its owner, Thomas Thorson, when
he did not want to use it himself. Mr.
Heney, however, has tamed down notice
MORE CONTESTS SETTLED
Ruling is Against Roosevelt Dele
gations in Three Districts.
ROW OVER OKLAHOMA CASE
Taft Delegates in Third District
Are Seated After Acrimonious
Discussion Lasting- Two
CHICAGO, June 14.-Eight delegates
designated, as supporters of President
Taft were declared entitled to seafs in
the republican national convention by
the national committee today as the net
results of Its hearings of contests prior
to 12:30 p. m. Four of these two each
from the Third district of Oklahoma and
the Second district of Tennessee were
victorious over contesting Roosevelt
The republican national committee post
poned until tomorrow the Texas, Vir
ginia and Washington contest hearings.
The committee adjourned at 2:50 until
9 o'clock tomorrow morning.
Contests from the First South Carolina
and First Tennessee districts involved
factional fights between Taft adherents,
no Roosevelt men appearing as claimants
for the seats. The two contests involv
ing issues between Taft and Roosevelt
supporters were decided by viva voce
votes, the Roosevelt members of the
committee being unable to obtain a roll
call. In both cases the question at issue
involved the regularity of rival conven
tions. Walter L. Houser, campaign manager
for Senator La Follette held a seat in
the national committee's meeting today
representing Committeeman Alfred T.
Rogers of Wisconsin.
Nearly two hours' of acrimonious argu
ment this morning had as its net result
the transfer of the two delegates from a
single Oklahoma district, the Third, from
the "contested" to the T8aft column. The
Issue hinged upon the regularity of rival
conventions held at Tulsa, the Roosevelt
delegates appearing as contestants. No
roll call was taken, the decision being
by viva voce vote.
Oklahoma Case Taken Up.
The republican national committee was
called to order at 9:20 a. m. with thirty
members present. It immediately began
consideration of the contest In the Third
district pf Oklahoma.
A. A. Davidson, appearing for the
Roosevelt contestant, said the question
as to which set of delegates should be
seated on the legality of two conventions
held at Tulsa on the same day. With a
majority of delegates declared for Roose
velt, he said the convention was held
according to the call. Sixteen of the
mineteen counties were represented by
361 delegates, declared Mr. Davidson.
. "The Taft faction has not even a tech
nicality to stand upon," he said. "Re
alizing a majority of the voters were for
Roosevelt, the' Taft men decided to hold a
convention of their own. They went to
a place not designated in the call. We
sent a photographer to take a picture of
their convention and the photographer
was kicked out In their convention only
J20 persons, including spectators were
Roosevelt Chairman Deposed.
Joseph A. Gill, heading the Taft delega
tion, declared that just before the com
mittee met at Tulsa, on March 14, the
committee "deposed" its chairman, W.
S. Cochran, who favored Roosevelt, "be
cause of his arbitrary and irregular rul
ings and because he had changed his
residence and was no longer a member
of the committee." Six other Roosevelt
men also were excluded because their
proxies were not acceptable, he said.
"The bolters proceeded to hold a con
vention in the opera house contrary to
the official call," declared Mr. GUI.
i "This meeting bad no temporary roU of
delegates prepared by the congressional
committee and had no credentials front
the several counties."
The question involved was as to which
of the two conventions In Tulsa complied
with th. call. Francis J. Heney, holding
a proxy, asked Mr. Gill whether it was
the custom to designate the place at
which the convention was to be held.
Mr. Gill replied that in this instance the
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ably and is neither so boisterous, nor
so superlative, he was a few days ago.
Unfortunately, he cannot retain himself
from assuming the role of prosecuting
attorney, while presumed to be sitting
as a juror, and undertaking to cross
examine counsel under pretense of ask
ing for information. After ejaculating
Interrogations in long succession th)s
morning, he sought consent to attack
"just one more question," which re
solved itslef into a series of about a
dozen questions. I could not pass the
temptation, when he sat down to say,
"Mr. Heney having concluded his Just
one question, the chair now recognises
Mr. Lowden," and the laugh was on
The expectation is that the contest
hearings will be finished tomorrow, and
the next big Job will be the reception of
delegates and distribution of badges and
tickets. As national committeeman for
Nebraska I have Issued a call for the
delegates-elect to eet Monday morning
at 11 o'clock at the LaSalle hotel for the
purpose or organizing and agreeing on
committee representation. I have added
to the notice the information that I will
have the tickets and badges for the Ne
braska delegates ready for delivery at
The report that Colonel Roosevelt is
to appear on the ground In person is the
live topic of conversation. Incidentally
there is a rumor that he will take one
of the profles at the disposal of his cam
paign managers and himself sit in the
committee. The committeemen do not
put any stock in this last ruor, particu
larly as he could gain nothing by so
doing, but should the colonel come to
the door properly equipped with creden
tials he would be cordially welcomed and
granted all the privileges and perquisites
that the members of the committee enjoy.
Three Men Meet
High in the Air
ELIZABETH. N. J., June 14.-Three
men met a horrible death high in the air
here today on a high tension electric
wire. For more than an hour their
smoking bodies remained swaying above
the street until removed by firemen.
The victims were William Willridge,
Frank Jackson and Albert Burbank, all
linemen. Willridge was adjusting a metal
cross-arm on the pole when he came in
contact with the wire. Death was al
most instantaneous. Jackson, and . Bur
bank, who were working on the pole be
low him, climbed up to his aid only to
meet death as he had. '
The tragedy occurred In the heart of
the residential section of Elizabeth, but
the horror stricken witnesses of the af
fair could render no sid.
Say Two-Thirds Eule
BALTIMORE, June 14.-DemocratIc
national committeemen gathering here
expressed the opinion today that no
moves would be made to sbrogate either
the unit rule or the rule that provides
that a two-thirds vote shall be necessary
to nominate a candidate.
"No intimation has come to me," said
National Chairman Mack today, "that
any move would be made to do away
with the unit and two-thirds rules and
as those are questions that would have
to come first before the national com
mittee It is likely that I would know
about it. The two rules will undoubtedly
continue In force during the coming con
vention." Marines in Cuba
Prepare for Attack
HAVANA, June 14.-The United
States marines stationed at El Cobre,
ten miles west of Santiago, have thrown
up entrenchments and are well prepared
to resist any attack.
The Cuban gunboat Balre arrived here
today bringing as prisoners .Gregorio
Surin, a noted negro leader, and ten
The United States transport Caesar ar
rived off Santiago today and trans
ferred supplies to the gunboat Paducah
for the marines stationed in that vicin
ity. The mayor of Palma Sorriano reports
that the conditions there are most seri
ous. Over 4,000 persons have taken refuge
in the town where they are sleeping in
the streets and are absolutely destitute.
The conditions, according to the mayor,
recall the horrors of the reconcentrado
days, when General Weyler was endeav
oring to crush the Cuban revolution.
NEBRASKA CITY JOCKEY
PROBABLY FATALLY HURT
NEBRASKA CITr, Neb., June 14.
(Speclal Telegram.) Silas Haynes, a
Jockey, was riding a running horse be
longing to White Sandley of this city
at the races of the old settlers' picnic at
Palmyra yesterday afternoon when his
horse was thrown and he fell under the
animal, which struggled to Its feet and
dragged the rider some distance with a
foot fastened In the stirrup. His leg was
broken and his body was badly crushed.
Physicians have little hopes of saving his
SUIT TO FORCE SALE OF .
KANSAS CITY CAR LINE
KANSAS CITY, June 14. Boston holders
of underlying bonds amounting to $7,243,
000 brought suit In the United States
court here today against the receivers of,
the Metropolitan 8treet Railway company
to foreclose the mortgage and fore the
sale of all the lines.
V$$" maybe YlueO
From the Baltimore American.
COLONEL 0FFF0R CHICAGO
Roosevelt Starts for Convention City
Late This Afternoon.
ISSUES ANOTHER STATEMENT
Says States that Endorsed Him la
Primaries Furnished Two-Thirds
at Republican Electoral
Votes Four Vears Ago,
NEW YORK, June H-Theodore
Roosevelt announced this afternoon that
he had decided to go to Chicago per
sonally to lead his fight for the nomi
nation. He will leave New Tork at 5-30
this afternoon over the New Tork Cen
tral. Colonel Roosevelt said he was going
to Chicago in response to the unanimous
demand of the Roosevelt delegates. He
will be accompanied only by Regis H.
Post, former governor of Porto Rico.
"Is your decision the result of what
you have heard from Cuicago today?"
the colonel was asked.
"I have heard a good deal," he re
sponded. "All I've got to say," he con
tinued, by way of explaining his action,
'"Several delegates have been In to see
me here today and I have received
countless telegrams. The absolutely
unanimous demand of the delegates who
have already reached Chicago is that I
go. They say that the action of the na
tional committee in the California, the
Arizona, the Indiana? the Kentucky
cases is such as to make the issue abso
lutely clear as to whether the people
have the right to make their own nomi
natlon or whether a small knot, of profes
sional politicians Is to be permitted to
steal that right from them.
DeleKates Want Hfin.
"The Roosevelt delegates demand that
I go to Chicago not as a candidate, but
because for the time being I stand as
representing the principles for which the
rank and file of the republican party
have overwhelmingly decided In the
states where they have had the oppor
tunity to express their wishes at pri
maries." "These states where the rank and file
of the republicans have declared for mo
and for the principles which I represent
include those casting about two-thirds of
the electoral vote that was cast in the
last two elections for the republican can
didate for president. In the primary elec
tions in these states Mr. Taft nas ob
tained between one-seventh and one
eighth of the delegates.
"The delegates who thus represent tho
people themselves feel that the people
have declared themselves beyond the pos
sibility o? misrepresentation, and they are
not In the mood to see the victory stolen."
Colonel Uoosevelt will reach Chicago at
4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon and the ex
pectation is that he will be In the con
vention city before the national commit
tee has disposed of all Its work In de
ciding contests. It was said by some of
those near to Colonel Roosevelt that a
good deal of Interest attaches to some of
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The National Capital
Friday, June 14, 1912.
Met tt noon.
Resumed debate on legislative appro
Met at 11 a. m.
Took up final debate on sundry civil
Adopted the senate amendments to res
olution for international maritime conference.
Uncle is Wondering
When He Will Get a Vacation.
President Taft Says
There Will Bo No
WASHINGTON, June 14.-"There will
be no third candidate. All the Informa
tion I get is that I will be nominated On
the first ballot with votes to spare."
That was President Taft's answer t
day to a visitor who asked his position
in regard to a compromise candidate at
the republican national convention.
Friends of the president In Washington
today said that If he were not renomU
nated he would decidedly oppose either
Senator Cummins or Senator La Follet'e
as compromise candidates. The presi
dent's opposition to these two senators
his friends said, would be based largely
on their attitude toward the courts and
the recall of Judges and decisions.
Some of Mr. 'raft's friends declared to
day that If he were contronted with the
necessity of naming his preference for a
compromise candidate they believed he
would turn to some man like Senator
Root of New York or former Vice Presi
dent C. W. Fairbanks of Indiana. U
became known today that Mr. Falrbanl'
Is the president's choice for chairman of
the committee on resolutions.
With Military Honors
WASHINGTON, June 14-Lleutenant
Lelghton W. Hazclhurat, the army of
ficer who was killed In the fall of a
biplane on the government aviation field
here Tuesday, was burled in Arlington
national cemetery today, with unusual
Though the army regulations call for
only a platoon of Infantry for an of
ficer of his rank, the entire garrison of
Fort Myer, consisting of the first squad
ron of the Fifteenth cavalry, the second
battalion of the Third field artillery and
the cavalry band and every officer and
enlisted man of the aviation corps were
turned out. Orville Wright also attended.
Eight other aviator officers were hon
orary bearers and the body bearers were
enlisted men of the aviation school.
Lieutenant Hartehurst's body was burled
beside the grave of Lieutenant Selfridge,
the first United States army officer to
give his life for . the development of
Vanderbilt and Moore
Win Coaching Prizes
LONDON, June 14. The honors of the
coaching marathon In connection wltli
the Richmond horse show was divided
today between Alfred G. Vanderbilt and
Judge William H. Moore, who took first
prizes for road and private coaches, re
spectively. Twenty-three competitors
started from Hyde Park corner and drove
to Richmond and a large crowd cf
spectators gathered all along the routi
to see the four-in-hands pass. Mr. Van
derbilt also was awarded the second
prize for private coaches.
STATES HAVE RIGHT TO
REGULATE INSURANCE RATES
COVINGTON, Ky.. June li.-By refus
ing to giant an Injunction to the Citi
zens' Fire Insurance company of Mis- j
sou'ri against the regulation of rates
made by the recently created Kentucky
state Insurance board, three federal
Judges, Circuit Jude Dennison and Dis
trict Judges A. M. J. Cochran and How
ard C. Holllster here today upheld the
right of the state to provide regulations
for insurance rates In this state.
ODD LETTER FROM KANKAKEE
Marshall t YilUsca Reoeivei Orb
, y " Offering Possible Clue.
SAYS LOOK FOR CUNNING NEGRO
Missive signed Stephen Moore De
clares Knows of Person ' Who
Make Business of Kill.
VILLISCA, la., June 14.-Speclal.)-Of
the many peculiar developments of
the Moore murder case, none was of a
more mysterious Import than that of a
letter sent to Marshal J. H. Horton on
Thursday. The letter received by Mr.
Horton was as follows:
"KANKAKEE, III., June 11, 1912,-To
the Sheriff, Vllllsca,, la.: I read your
tragedy. While you will not cease to
pursue your theory of the crime, I
beg to suggest as follows: Mak inquiry
If a colored man, a stranger, has been
in your city. A man of marked appear
ance, easy address, a gambler, very cun
ning. He Is eslly Identified by this fact
he has a crooked wrist, which makes
his hand quite stiff. If any negro has
been In any places near to this crime,
I will have many, things to say to you.
If no such negro has been seen, no harm
is done. We had a family In this county
destroyed Just In the nianne ryour
family was destroyed knocked In the
head with an ax. This colored man
murdered them. He makes a business of
killing families. He is not Insane. He
f reuuently comes to Chicago and stays
around the Twenty-second street negro
settlement. Ordinarily he moves around
the mines and miners near Pittsburgh.
He will kill a family as easily as he
would kill a nest of rates.
"I am a lawyer. Been In practice here
fifty-five years. If such a negro has been
there I will tell you who killed this
family Yours truly,
"STEPHEN R. MOORE."
Marshal Horton has answered the above
and notified the sheriff at Kankakee to
find out who calls for the lettet. A big
asylum Is located at Kankakee and It Is
possible the letter may have come from
an Insane person.
Closd to Hallam,
LINCOLN, Neb., June 14. A tornado of
violence, but limited in extent, caused
damage to the farming community in the
southern part of this county this even
lug. Th town of Hallam narrowly e.o.
caped, but only minor damage was don-
there by a heavy hailstorm which fol
lowed the wind.
Two miles from Hallam the farmhousi
and outbuildings of Christopher Keller
were torn to pieces. The family saw the
funnel-shaped cloud approaching, took
refuge in the cellar ond escaped unhurt
Not far from the Keller farm the home
of John Slserllne was also completely
wrecked. No one was Injured. Telephone
wires are down and It Is Impossible to
larn further details.
Strychnine in Beer
is Fatal to Two Men
ST. JOSEPH, June 14.-Philip Schelbe !
and Henry Ell more, young mn, were
found dead in their room today, having
swallowed strychnine In beer last night,
after they had dared each other to do so.
Mexican Insurrectos Prepare to
Make Last Stand Close to the
MAY RESULT IN LONG SIEGE
Federals Likely Not to Attempt
MEN ARRIVE BY TRALNLOAD
Practically Entire Mexican North
western Has Been Evacuated.
REBEL CHIEF MAKES DEMAND
Rides into Perron Blanco at Head
of Followers and Demands of
Merchants Tber Give Him (
Five Hundred Pesos.
JUAREZ. Mex., June H.-The American
border may again be the scene of fight
ing between the Mexican and federals
and the revolutionists. Train loads of
rebels arrived here today from Casas
Grandes and other points on the Mexi
can Northwestern railroad, practically
evacuating the entire railroad to the
government troops, about 4,000 of whom,
under General Jose De Lus Blanco, have
formed a cordon just west of the rebel
The arrival of all available rebels here
It taken to mean that Juarez and ter
ritory between here and Chihuahua on
the Mexican Central railroad will be held
by rebels at any cost In the event the
rebels of nothern Chihuahua make their
last stand here it is considered probable
that the federals may decide not to
assault the town, but lay siege and cut
oft reinforcements and supplies from tho
south, Two machine guns and, two mor
tars arrived today to be used In the
defense of Juares.
TORREON. Mex.. June U.-The rebel
chief, Pedro Otis, with slxty-slx follow
ers, rode Into Perron Blanco, Durango,
and demanded of merchants' that they
deliver 600 pesos to the rebel chief, ac
cording to reports reaching here today.
The rebels were given 36 pesos and hur
ried away without doing damage, when
they heard federals were coming. This
city is quiet. ,,
WOMAN HELPS PRISONERS
ESCAPE FROM GUARD HOUSE
CHICAGO. June 14-Mrs. Delia Law
rence. 25 years old, yesterday aided five
prisoners to escape from the gusrd house
at Fort Bhertdan, where they were heldi
awaiting a transfer to Fort Leavenworth.
She rented n automobile snd drove it
lies the trust 4 house at an appointed
time. When ? the prisoners saw tha
machine coming they broke down a door,
eluded the guards, leaped , Into the
machine and sped away, Several hours
later, after a company of soldiers had
been celled out to look for the escaped
prisoners, the woman was arrested on an
elevated train, bound for Chicago. She
and one Soldier had left the party shortly
after the machine reached Evanston.
She attempted to leap from a window to
avoid arrest. A man believed to be one
of the escaped prisoners Jumped from the
train when soldiers took Mrs. Lawrence
Mrs. Lawrence Is a seamstress. She Is
not living, with her husband. Efforts to
Induce 'her to tell why she aided the men
In making their escape proved futile.
GIRL GOES TO GERMANY
TO MEET FUTURE HUSBAND
IOWA FALLS, Is,, June 14.-(Speclal.)-Mlss
Lydla Schmidt, who was born and
reared southeast of here in north Grundy
county, sail from the port of New Tork
tomorrow bound for Germany, where she
will wed the young man of her choice,
Rev. William Herberts. Rev. Mr. Her
berts has been attending a theological
school in Lelpslc and will remain another
year In that country continuing his studies
preparatory to entering the ministry of
the Presbyterian faith in this country.
OLD H0TEU AT WEST
POINT DESTROYED BY FIRE
WEST POINT, N. T., June lt-The old
West Point hotel, a four-story brick
structure owned by the government, was
burned out today. Most of the content
were saved. The entire military force at
the academy turned out and fought the
flames and helped remove the furniture.
After thirty years under one manage
ment the hotel was taken over by new
lessees two months ago and refitted
BOY DIES OF BLOOD
POISON AND LOCKJAW
MITCHELL, S. P.. June J4.-(Special.)-The
little son of Andrew Ellweln, a travel
ing man of this city, died this morning
as the result of blood poisoning and lock
jaw. A week ago the boy was coasting
down a street ' and plunged into an ex
press wagon with his little coaster and
he was Injured about the head. In which
a deep gash was cat. His case was not
regarded as serious until blood poison
set in and lockjaw followed.
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