The Forest Republican. (Tionesta, Pa.) 1869-1952, February 19, 1913, Image 1

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VOL. XLV. NO. 52.
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Burgess. J. 0. Dunn.
Justices of the JVuce C. A. Randall, D.
W Clark.
Qtunatnien. J.W. Landers, J. T. Palp,
O. B. KohliiHon. Win. Suiearbaugli,
It. J. Hopkins, O. K. Watson, A. B.
OonsUMe L. L. Znver.
Collector W. H. Hood.
&:Aoo IhrectmB W. C. Imel, J. K.
Clark, 8. M. Henry, Q Jainieson, D. H.
Member of Congress P. M.Hpeer.
Member of tfenaleJ. IC. P. Uall.
AtsemblyK. R. Mechlins.
President Judge Vi. D. Hinckley.
Assocxate Judge-Hmaue Aul, Joseph
M. Morgan.
rrotlxtmotary , Register A Recorder, re.
-H. R. Maxwell.
tSheritr Win. H. Hood.
Treasurer W. H. Bra.fle.
Commissioners -Win H. Harrison, J.
C. Hoowden. II. H. MnOlellan.
District Attorney l. A. OarrlngHr.
Jury Commissioners J. B. Eden, A.M.
Ooroner Dr. M. C Kerr.
County Auditors -Ueorge H. Warden,
A. C. Gregg and H. V. Shields.
County IturveyorKny 8. Braden.
County Huperintendent J. O. Carson.
Kecular Term mt !awrl.
Fourth Monday of February.
Third Monday of May.
Fourth Monday of Hnptember.
Third Monday of November.
Regular Meetings of County Commis
sioners 1st and 3d Tuesdays of month.
Church aad Mabbata Hrhaal.
Presbyterian Sabbath School at9:45 a.
m. : M. K. Sabbath School at 10:00 a. in.
Preaching in M. E. Church every Sab
bath evening by Kev. W.N. Burton.
Preaching in the F. M. Church every
Sabbath evening at the usual hour. Kev.
U. A. Uarrett, Pmtlor.
Preaching in the Presbyterian church
every Sabbath at 11:00 a. in. and 7:30 p
ii. Rev. H. A. Bailey, Pallor.
The regular meetings of the W. C. T.
U. are held at the headquarters on the
second and fourth Tuesdays of each
in 'nth.
' PI' N EST A LODUK, No. 369, 1. 0. 0. F.
1 Meets every Tuesday evening, in Odd
Fellows Hall, Partridge building.
U. A. R. Meets 1st Tuesday after
noon of eai-h mouth at 3 o'clock.
137, W. R. C, meets first and third
Wednesday evening of each mouth.
Tionesta, Pa
. Atinrnnv and Counsellor-at-Law,
Office- over Forest County National
Bank Building, TIONKSI'A, fA
Warren, Pa
Practice in Forest Co.
OtHeein Arner Hiiildinu. Cor. Elm
and Bridge Sts., Tioneata, Pa.
Rooms over OilizeiH Nat. Bank.
PhvHiclan it Nurirnon.
Eyes Tested and Glasses Kitted.
Physician and Surgeon,
of Oil City, Pa., will visit Tionesta every
Wednesday. Se lilin at the Central
House. Selling bones anil treatment nl
nervous and curonlo diseases a specialty.
Greatest success in all kluds of chrouic
J. B. PIERCE. Proprietor
Modern and up to dale in all its ap
pointments. Every convenience and
oomlort provided for tne traveling pu ti no
R. A. FULTON. Proprietor
Tlonseta. Pa. This is the most central I)
located hotel in the place, and has all the
modern Improvements. INo pains win
be spared to make it a pleasant stopping
place lor tne traveling puiuio.
Shop over R. L. Haslet's grocery ktore
on Elm street, is prepared do an
Kinds of custom work from the finest to
the coarsest and guarantees his work to
give pertmt satisfaction. Prompt alien
lion given to mending, and prices rea
sonable. JAMES HASLET,
Furniture Dealer,
Next to Sunlight
the nerer flickvrinff, bright lamp flame 1
from the best 1 riple-Kcf ined
Pennsylvania Crude Oil
Family Favorite Oil
Your dealer ireU it in barrel, direct
tromourrcfinenes.---1 J.
FREE-320 page book-all about ol
Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Armistice Broken When Madero
Seeks to Improve Position
resident Taft In Pursuance of Wi
Plan to Be Ready For Invasion Has
Arranged For Transport Service.
The truce between Madero and Diaz,
the contestants for control in 'Mexico
City ended by mutual consent several
hours be.'ore the time originally
agree upon.
Machine guns on the roof of tho
arsenal at once began sweeping Sail
Juan Plaza sou 111 of the Alameda,
where the federals had been taking
positions for a renewal of the assaults
on the rebel fortress.
There was little heavy gun firing,
but General Hnerta had placed Max
ima on the roofs of the tallest build
ings In the neighborhood of San Juan
market and was attempting to get into
closer range with the arsenal.
Later there were sortle3 from the
arsenal and Feliolstas and Maderistas
fought with the bayonet in the narrow
Bt reels between the market and the
citadel. The hand-to-hand fighting was
.uiioub on the west side of the Plaza
de San Juan.
The ancient church of San Josede
LoHiiaturulej was subjected to the in
cessant volleys from the rebel guns
and was damaged.
l he American residents are safer
today than at any time since the re
volt began. Although the end of the
truce came sooner than expected there
was sullirient time for the American
lmbnssailor to remove hundreds of
his countrymen from the center of the
ity to the Coiouo Hemaua and the
The diplomatic corps have not lost
hope of bringing about peace, but the
difficulties are admittedly enormous.
Diaz insists that he will not cease
firing on the palace until Madero and
the government resign and until he
lias received absolute guarantees that
the Madero Influence is at an end.
i he president, contemptuous of the
action, hold. fast to his office support
ed by General lluerta.
The truce was broken when General
Diaz found that the federals were dig
ging entrenchments and advancing
heavy guns. The rebel commander
immediately turned his Maxims upon
the .Maderistas, holding that the presi
dent had violated the armistice.
Nearly 500 Americans have left the
city for Puebla. Trains have been
running toward the gulf and the
frontier with fair regularity, but few
people have entered the city.
The capital was almost gay on Sun.
day for the first time since the re
volt began. The armistice encouraged
thousands back to the center of the
ity. The shops were open, several of
the larger markets received supplies
rom the country and people were able
to buy food and other necessaries.
From dawn until afternoon the
streets were crowded. There was
feverish activity. Citizens staggered
under burdens of food and clothing
which they were removing to places
of refuge. The well-to-do were able
to obtain ca.'h from the banks and
there was more money in circulation
than had been seen In the city fop
eight days.
The greatest boon of all was the op.
portunlty given to the Red and White
Jross organizations and to volunteer
sanitary organizations to remove such
things as Imperilled health and were
in a way to produce pestilence.
For a week the sanitation has. bees
indescribable. The forty acres of the
Alameda were strewn with the bodies
it hordes. The cavalry had used the
ark for bivouacs and their position
had drawn destructive shelling from
.lie arsenal. In many of the principal
streets bodies of soldiers and of citi
zens had lain for days buried under
wreckage of buildings.
In San Juan de I.entran street
twenty federals had been killed on
Friday by the explosion of a shell In
a warehouse, where the men were
nunrtered. The volunteers, made up
of Mexicans directed by Americans,
Gpanish and German doctors, were
able to remove many of these bodies
and to lessen to some extent the peril
of pestilence.
Great heaps of garbage were burned
In the streets and in the squares. Sani
tation experts examined the water sup
ply for the purpose of seeing if it had
been contaminated.
For seven days a city of 500,000
(iople had endured warfare which
recognized none of the laws of cU'i
llzed lighting. Six-inch field guns had
dueled at a range of from four to
twenty blocks, sweeping the finest
streets of the city with their shells.
Night and day the people were
alarmed by the terrific roar of the can
nonadlng and were driven from
quarter to quarter as the zone of fight
ing extended. All classes Buffered.
Dozens of line residences were
wrecked. Some of the most ornamental
buildings of the capital will have to
be rebuilt at enormous expense.
A conservative estimate places the
number of dead in the week's fighting
at 1,000 and the number of wounded
at more than l.iiOO. This Includes
citizens and foreign residents as weU
as soldiers.
The Maderistas were by far the
heaviest losers. Diaz 1oct croballv f.0
Ruined Part ot Mexico City;
Destination of U, S. Ships
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The tipper map shows location of the
arsenal held by Diaz and his rebels
and the American consulate, with the
V. M. C. A. building, which was shot
full of holes. The lower map shows
Vera Cruz, Tamplco and other points
where the United States battleships
are due to arrive.
killed and 200 wounded. The federal
troops, because of their hopeless
frontal attacks on the arsenal in the
face of deadly machine gun Are, lost
probably 600 killed and probably 1,000
in wounded.
Army Transportation Arranged.
Although at Uie siate and navy de
partments the impression Is conveyed
that the accounts of the fighting
coming from the city of Mexico are
wildly exaggerated, it became known
that as early as last Thursday the
government made overtures to the
Southern Pacific company for the
charter of two of the largest vessels
of the Morgan line for the purpose of
transporting troops from northern
ports to gulf ports.
At a meeting of the Southern Pacific
directors in New Voik last Thursday
the proposition made by the govern
ment was discussed, and while it was
not acted upon if the government
wishes two vessels on a moment's
notice as was requested, the vessels
will be forthcoming.
The government has offered the
Southern Pacific $73,000 each for a
month's charter of two of Its largest
and most powerful vessels. The ves
sels mentioned are the Comus and the
Antilles, either of which would be
capable of transporting about 2,200
troops on each trip and either vessel
is capable of making the trip from
New York to New Orleans In four days
and to other gulf points in a little
longer time, providing these points
are nearer to the Mexican border.
Taft Cannot Accept Measure Because
of Illiteracy Test Provision.
President Taft vetoed the immigra
tion bill, believing that the illiteracy
test prescribed would not prove satis
factory and would be objectionable.
Senator Lodge, who has charge of the
measure, announced that an effort
would be made to pass It over the veto
and there is a good chance of success.
"I do this with great reluctance,"
said Taft. "The bill contains many
valuable amendments to the present
Immigration law which will insure
greater certainty In excluding unde
sirable Immigrants. But I cannot make
up my mind to sign a bill which in Us
chief provision violates a principle
that ought In my opinion to be upheld
in dealing with our immigration. I
refer to the Illiteracy test."
Allegheny Canal Bill Reported.
Canalization of the Allegheny river
from Lock No. 3 at Springdale, Pa.,
to Mahoning, sixty miles from Pitts
burg, is given impetus by the action
of the senate commerce committee,
which reported the bill already passed
by the house. As framed by the sea
ate committee the measure carries a
total of $4ti,572,9.18, which is $."i,700,
000 more than was appropriated by
the house and $20,000,000 more than
the appropriation of last year.
two Attempted Sorties Result In Loss
of 1,000 Men.
Two attempted sorties by the be
leaguered Turkish garrison of Adrlan
ople last week were repulsed by the
Ilulgariaus. .
The Turks lost more than 1,000
killed and wounded, according to the
official report of the Bulgarian war
a Castro Given Liberty.
Ex-Dictator Castro of Venezuela Is
free to roam at will over the country.
Judge Ward in N't Yorit sustained
' bis haticas corpus writ.
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Six West Virginia Sotons Now
Charged With Bribery
True Bills Quickly Handed Down by
Grand Jury at Charleston Colone
Edwards Not Among the Indicted
Twelve indictments against six mem
bers of the West Virginia legislature
five brought under a felony statutt
and seven charging misdemeanors, ir.
connection with the votes taken on the
election of a United States senator
was the result of the first day's work
of a special grand Jury convened lu
the Kanawha intermediate court.
In addition to Delegates U. S. G.
Rhodes, II. R. ABbury, David K. Hill
and Rath Ruff and Senator B. A.
Smith, the five members of the legis
lature who were arrested last Tues
day on evidence secured by Burns
operatives, another victim fell into
the dragnet. He Is Delegate George
S. Vanmeter of Grant county, Civil
war veteran.
Vanmeter was indicted under the
misdemeanor statute and stands
charged with accepting a bribe oi
$2"i0. He is charged in the Indict
ment with receiving the bribe rrom
Guy Biddinger, the Burns operative,
who was supposedly a confidential
agent of William Seymour Edwards.
No indictment was returned by the
grand Jury against Colonel
the senatorial candidate, who was
charged in a warrant upon complaint
of Delegate F. S. G. Rhodes with the
attempted bribery or Delegate John
H. Smith. The latter was before the
grand Jury and, after his testimony
had been received an additional indict
ment was issued against Delegate
Rhodes, charging him with the at
tempted bribery of the Tyler delegate
with an offer of $2,000 for his vote.
The six accused members of the
legislature were arraigned in court
before Judge Black, following the re
turn of the Indictments and bond In
the sum of $2,500 each was given.
They must answer to the charges on
April 28 at the next term of the in
termediate court.
Burns detectives are said to have
worked up the case and a dictagraph,
said to have been placed in Rhodes'
room, played an important, part in
trapping the accused legislators.
Rhodes, the delegate who placed
Isaac K. Mann in nomination, is said
to have been the game for which the
prosecutor played from the beginning,
ami it was stated after the arrest that
of the $22,000 paid out in marked
money to the legislators he received
$13,000. Duff, it is alleged, was given
$2,000 and each of the others $1,000.
With Several Others She Is Charged
With Conspiracy.
The arrest of "Mother" Jones',
famous agitator; C. H. Boswell, editor
or a Socialist paper; Paul J. Paulson
of the International Organization of
United Mlneworkers of America;
Frank Partley, a Socialist leader, and
others brought rapid sensational de
velopments in the West Virginia coal
strike situation.
"Mother" Jones and her associates
are charged with conspiracy and as
accessories before the fact in the death
-of Fred Bobbett, bookkeeper of the
Paint Creek Colliery company in
Four additional companies of militia
were ordered to the strike district by
Governor Glasscock. Two are from
Parkersburg and one each from Mor
gantown and Sutton. Six companies
are now in the field.
Federal Jury Finds Combine in Crim
inal Conspiracy.
The so-called bathtub trust was
found guilty of criminal conspiracy
In restraint of trade by a jury in
United States district court at Detroit.
The act as charged Is a niisilemeanol
and the penalty provides imprisonment
not exceeding one year, or a fine of
$3,000 or both.
Last November the so-called trust
was dissolved by the supreme court
in a civil suit. The criminal case was
a retrial, the first trial having result
ed in a disagreement. The jury re
quired four hours to reach a verdict.
Fines ranging from a $1 to $10,000
Were imposed on the twenty-seven de
fendants in the convicted bathtub com
bine. Greek Fraternities Banned.
By a vote or i;! to 10 the trustees
of Wooster (O.) university voted
to abolish Greek rraternities. Judge
Frank Taggart of Wooster and Samuel
G. McLure of Youngstown are report
ed to have resigned because of the
action taken. L. H. Severance, a rich
Cleveland man, had refused to con
tribute to an endowment fund unless
the fraternities were abolished.
Wilson Formally Declared Elected.
With elaborate ceremony the senate
and house in joint session canvassed
the electoral votes of the various
states of the Union and wflicially do
clared Woodrow Wilson ot New Jer
sey and Thomas H. Marshall of In
diana elected president and vice pres
ident of the United States fur the
term beginning March 4.
Sunbury (Pa.) Lad Firea Upon Father
and Chief of Police.
C. K. Rosslter, a business man of
Sunbury, Pa., and Chief of Police
Kerstetter were bch shot and prob
ably Injured fatall when they at
tempted to remove Rossiter's six
teen-year-old son from Ills I4me to an
insane asylum.
The boy hid in the garret. When
bis father and the chief of police went
up for him he opened fire with an old
army musket. Rosslter was shot in
the neck and Kerstetter received
wounds in the head and stomach.
Druggists Are Bunkoed.
Westmoreland county (Pa.) druggist
were bunkoed by a stranger represent
ing himself as a deputy sheriff. The
man, it is said, would caH on drug
gists ami after exhibiting a badge
would tell them be had Information
they were selling liquor without a
license. After a chat the deputy
would agree not to make a charge in
consideration of a cash payment.
Checker Excitement Kills.
Seth Wheeler, a patient in the
North Warren (Pa.) State hospital,
died as a result of excitement due to
a game of checkers with another
patient. Wheeler's men were in a
tight position and he gave the game
deep thought His opponent touched
him and the body fell to the floor.
Wheeler had been dead lor almost ten
minutes before his opponent knew it.
Eight Prizes For Best Corn.
For the purpose or encouraging boys
under twenty-one years of age to en
gage in corn raising Dr. W. Frank
Beck, Blair county (Pa.) representa
tive or the Btate board ot agriculture
announces the offer of eight prizes
for the best exhibit for the year, four
for dent corn and four for flint corn.
The prizes range from $20 to $3.
Deer Dies From Exposure.
Despite the fact that it had been
blanketed and carefuly nursed, a deer
that employes of the Penn Central
Light and Power company at Altoona,
Pa., rescued from the Juniata river
after it had broken through the ice
while trying to escape from pursuing
dogs, died from exposure.
Oil City Man Has Freak Pig.
A freak pig, which arrived in Oil
City, Pa., addressed to W. E. Chelton,
has been attracting considerable atten
tion. It weighs 230 pounds, is nearly
two years old, is pure white in color,
perfect in condition and is possessed
of six perfectly formed legs.
Leghorn Hen Lays a Large Egg.
Daniel Slagle of Templeton, Pa.,
sent his son-in-law A. M. Dilty, of
Vandergrift, an egg which measures
6 9-16 inches in circuniTerence and 814
inches over the ends. It weighs ex
actly four ounces. A Leghorn hen
produced the egg.
Money Gone; Shot Ends Life.
Albert Brechtel, forty-seven years
old, a rarmer of near York, Pa., after
squandering, it is said, several thou
sand dollars recently inherited from
a relative, killed himself by sending
two bullets from a rifle Into his head.
Married in Mourning Gown.
Believing that postponed marriages
are unlucky Miss Sophia Crumb im
mately after attending the funera
-VlWL$tner in I1allvllIe' 1a- wal
married to Frank R.. ilcArran stil
wearing her mourning gown.
Mimic Duel Leads to Death.
Alexander Samik, aged twelve, oi
Shoaf, Pa., died as the result of a blow
in the right temple given, it Is alleged,
by John Bankovich, twelve years old,
with a pick handle In a quarrel over
a game.
Freight Wreck Costs Two Lives.
Two were killed, one was seriously
Injured and two others were slightly
injured in a collision between two
Pittsburg and Lake Erie freight trains
near Layton, west of Connellsvllle, Pa.
Caught by Death at Age of 105.
Mrs. Judith Gompton, aged 10".,
died at Braddock, Pa. Up until her
death she had the record of being
the oldest negro woman in Braddock
if not in western Pennsylvania.
Convicted For Slaying Policeman.
Henry Vesber In Erie, Pa., was
found guilty of murder In the sec
ond degree for killing Detective Ser
geant John T. Grant. Tho Jury was
out. four hours.
Fall Results Fatally.
Mrs. Madeline Moritz, aged ninety,
one of the oldest citizens of Mead
ville, Pa., i: dead, the result of a fall
several weeks ago in which she broke
her hip.
Bride Fifteen, Groom Seventeen.
Janet Margaret Mitchell, aged fif
teen, and Frank Rhodes, seventeen,
both of Waynesburg, Pa., eloped to
Cumberland, Mil., where they were
Little Girl Burned to Death.
Franco Cudlc, aged five, died In her
home In Pittsburg from burns re
ceived when her clothing caught fire
while she was playing around a gas
Ninety Want License In Beaver.
Ninety applications for liquor
license were filed in Beaver county,
Pa., this year, an Increase of ten over
Ipst year.
Levi Shoemaker Dies.
Levi Shoemaker, aged 0l, of Berlin,
Somerset enmity, Pa., Is "ead at his
Other Liquor Measures to Rest
Awhile in Committee
Measure That Would Give State Aid
For Vocational Education in Penn
sylvania Introduced in the House.
The house law and order committee
reported affirmatively the Rockwell
local option bill, indefinitely post
poned the Walton measure on the
same subject and delayed action for
one week on the Steele prohibitory
The action or the committee In re
porting the Rockwell bill was unani
mous, the liquor men considering it to
be the part or wisdom to not oppose
the bringing out of the measure. The
Walton bill supporters say that It was
W. F. Whitman of Venango who voted
with the liquor men on this proposi
tion. The Rockwell bill would allow
boroughs and cities of 10,000 or more
population to vote separately on the
granting of liquor licenses, the smaller
divisions of a county voting together.
State aid for vocational education
would be provided by bills introduced
into the house by C. M. C. Campbell
of Allegheny and Harry M. Showalter
of Union. The measures are com
panion pieces and were prepared In
the department of public instruction.
They are credited with having the sup
port or the state board of education
The Showalter bill directs the state
board of education to investigate and
aid in the introduction of industrial,
agricultural and household arts educa
lion and to initiate and superintend
the establishment and maintenance o'
schools and departments for vocation
al education.
These definitions are set out in the
"Vocational education means any
education, the controlling purpose oi
which is to fit for profitable employ
ment. Industrial education means tc
fit for the trades, crafts and manii
facturing pursuits, Including the occu
pations of girls and women carried
on in workshops. Agricultural educa
tion fits for the occupations connected
with the tillage of the soil, the care ol
domestic animals, forestry and other
wage-earning or productive work or.
the farm. Household arts education
Is to fit for occupations connected
with the household."
The judiciary general committee of
the house has reported out the Stein
resolution, providing for a commission
to Investigate the subject of mothers'
pensions and report to the next legis
lature. This action Indicates that
nothing will foe done at this session
in the way of mothers' pension laws.
Frank Gray of Philadelphia hss put
a bill In the house to limit the service
of jurors in the common pleas and
quarter sessions court to one week.
When the lists were drawn the county
commissioners would be requested to
publish them in the newspaper In the
county having the largest circulation.
The Leslie resolution to Investigate
the charges made against the Mor
ganza reform school was defeated in
the house.
Under a bill by Representative Kern
of Montgomery rabbits, squirrels and
pheasants could not be killed or cap
tured during the season except on
Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, lie
also has a measure to make a closed
season or five years on quail, begin
ning on Nov. 1, 191.1.
The old Quay county bill is back
again, having been introduced by W.
L. Adams of Luzerne. Under Its pro
visions a new county would be carved
out of lower Lirzerne and upper
Among bills finally passed in the
house were:
Bigger To prohibit the making or
dissemination of false or misleading
statements or assertions concerning
any merchandise, securities or serv
ices and providing penalties.
Benson Joint resolution for ratifi
cation of income tax amendment.
Khrhardt Prohibiting frauds In ob.
tainlng minors' certificates required
in certain employments, and extend
ing to truant officers the enforcement;
also bill prohibiting and punishinic
frauds where minors are employed In
anthracite collieries.
Allen-Repealing act of assembly
for sale of bread by the pound.
Among new bills introduced were:
MrAlecr Regulating the custody of
records of criminals during trial of
Scott. S. R. Amending penal code.
Allen Repealing acts for prevent
ing clandestine marriages.
No Gouging at Inauguration.
The Johnson bill to prohibit Wash
ington hotels and boarding houses from
raising their prices for the inaugma
tion and extending the 'ame restr'.c
Hons to cabs and taxioabs. with pen
alty ot a fine of $100 for each viola
tion, was favorably reported to the
Ohio's Oldest Mason Celebrates.
John C. Moore of Weston, 0., cele
brated his ninety-first birthday. Mr.
Moore is Ohio's oldest Mason.
General Woodford Dies.
General Stewart L. Woodford, ex
United States minister o Bpilr., died
in New Trk las', week.
Mexican Revolt Pictures;
in Center John Barrett
ami. f. x i ivj.u - ti i.' is r
-- - . . 1 1
l'hotiis (i by Anu iUan Tress Association
Upper picture shows two types of
guns used by the rebels and what the
gunners look like. At the left in this
picture is an up to date machine gun
and at the right an old style muzzle
louder. Bo. torn picture shows a street
battle in Mexico. The man in the
center is John Barrett, director of the
Pail-American union, which is support
ed by the twenty-one republics of
North and South America and the
Caribbean, who wrote to President
Taft proposing a plan of mediation.
Captain Scott's Diary Tells of Suc
cessful Dash.
The disaster which has overtaken
Captain Robert F. Scott and four of
his companions in the return Journey
from tho south pole came as an utter
surprise to London and cast a gloom
over the community which has been
unequalled inre tho death of King
Kdward. Confirmation of earlier re
ports was received in a message to
the Royal Geographical society.
Those to die with Scoit were: Dr. 10.
A. Wilson, chief of the scientific staff;
Captain L. K. G. Oats of the Innisklll
ii:g dragoons. Lieutenant II. R. Bowers
of the Royal Indian marine, the com
missariat olllcer. nn d l'ctly Officer E.
Evans of the British Royal navy.
Captain Scott's party reached tho
exact point where Roald Amundsen
planted the Norwegian flag at the
south pole. A Union Jack was set up.
The first day at the pole, according
to the diaries, was cloudy with the
sun obscured. The next day was clear
and the sun was visible. Sights were
taken. Captain Scott used a four
inch theodolite. This was different
from the course of Captain Amundsen
who used u sextant with an artificial
horizon, but the location of the pole
by tho Norwegian and English ex
plorers differed by only hair a mile,
and thus both of tlieni were practically
at the same spot.
These facts were recorded in the
documents found on the bodies of the
dead explorers.
Stirring Events of Week Have Had
Little Effect Dun's Review.
Dun's Review of Trade says this
"Business maintains its position of
steady, conservative expansion, as yet
unaffected in any material respect by
the stirring events happening or Im-
1 ding In many parts of the world.
Although the renewed war In tho Bal
kan peninsula continues to put a
strain upon the international markets,
it is noteworthy that the situation in
Paris seems easier.
"While the eastern railroads are
threatened with a strike of firemen
there Is still a prospect of amicable
adjust ment by arbitration. Railroad
purchases or equipment continue to be
the leading feature of the iron and
steel trade, which maintains its favor
able, aspects."
Turbulence In Japan.
Residences of government officials
in Japan are under constant guard be
cause of the popular unrest now mani
fest In that country.
Farewell For "Uncle Joe."
Attended by notables a farewell
banquet was given retiring Congress
man "liicle Joe" Cannon In Wash
Butter Prints, :S!lf( .'!!' i : rubs, SSVj
fi!!!). Eggs Selected, lMfl-". Poultry
liens, live, IS.
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JCvlOUSiO; good. $7,755.1 S; tidy butch
ers, $7.5U; lair, $t)(itl.7i; common, $5
ffrti; common to good fat bulls, $4 SO
(fi7, common to good fat cows, $J.50
fiti.50; heifers, l.25'(t 7.75; fresh
cows and spriimers. $50JT7j. Sheep
and Lambs Prime wethers, $0.50
.75; good mixed, $i!ff0. 40; fair mixed,
$ff.V:0: culls and common, $:'.l?4;
lambs. $5.50 11 L. 25; veal calves, $10.50
roll; heavy and thin calves. $78.
K;s Prime heavy hogs, $S.ti5; heavy
mixed. $S.70; mediums, heavy York
ers, li'i't Yorkers and l'igs, $8.7";
roughs, $7.50'5j 7.S5; Btas. $0.5037.