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New Elections In Cobb May Not
WRECK ON INTER URBAN.
WHAT MAY MEAN ANNEXATION
Further Intervention Would Bring On
Inevitable Annexation Wanted
by Fpw People.
Washington, Dec. 29. Occasional
rumbling or rumors of littio sideshow
insurrections popping up in certain
provinces of Cuba arc tending to keep ,
the United States from forgotting tlio
Tacoma-Seattle Passenger and Work
Trains Meet on Curve.
Tnconia, Wash., Dep. 27. Intorurr
ban train No. Jl. bound from Seattlo to
Tacoma, and a work train consisting of
a motor and flvo flatcnrs, collided head
on in a cut about a milo cast of Milton
Wednesday morning. Two persons
woro killed, ono probably fatally hurt,
and 14 moro or loss badly hurt. Tho
first coach of tho intorurban passenger
was telescoped, and two of tho flatcnrs
piled on top of it.
There woro about 20 pnssengors in
tho telescoped smoker, somo of whom
strangely escaped with only slight in
juries. Tho car was entirely domol
ished, and somo of tho passengers were
hurled 20 feet In tho living wreckage
Train No. 3 from Seattle was lato
and had orders to sidetrack at Edge
wood to let No. 0, tho passongor for
TOO MUCH RED TAPE
EDUCATION IN PHILIPPINES.
Present Free Alcohol Law Use
less to Help Farmers.
AMENDMENT WILL BE PROPOSED
problem it has to deal with down thero. pnss. ino wore inun was
Tl.nrn n on,n n,,!. in tl.io nrnl.tom ' glVCll Orders at Mlltoil tO follow No. 0
that have received littio attention as far . to Edgowood. C. 11. Foss, a brakoman
as the public is concerned, but which
liavo occupied and are now occupying
much attention on tho part of high gov
ernment officials and administration
advisors among the members of con
It is n fact not generally known that
our government entertains grave fears
regarding Avhnt may happen following
the Cuban elections m January. A
great many have believed that inter
vention by the United States will have
accomplished its purpose as soon as a
new government has been chosen by the
Cuban people : that our forces would
withdraw after inaugurating this new
government with tranquility estab
lished. That is the rosy view of the
situation, and everything would be
lovely if our high officials woro sure it
would work out just that way.
But they are not sure. President
Hoosevelt, it is understood, has grave
doubts about the effect of the coming
election on the defeated party.
If we be forced to do any moro inter
vening there will be an effort by a cer
tain element to force annexation, which
some of our ablest statesmen insist is
something that comparatively few peo
ple in this country want. The admin
istration recognizes tho embarassing
situation that may confront it and, after
President Roosevelt's warning to Cu
bans to "be good" in the future or take
tho consequences, the question is just
what course shall be pursued if the
Cubans don't stay good.
STOCK TOO LONG ON JOURNEY
Railroads Will Be Prosecuted
Washington, Dec. 29. Secretary
Wilson, of the department of Agricul
ture, today transmitted to the depart
ment of Justice the nine additional
cases of alleged violation of what is
popularly known as the "36-hour law,"
which provides that railroad companies
ehall not detain stock on cars for a
longer period than 28 hours without
food and water, except with the consent
of the owner of the stock, and then
longer than 36 hours.
The cases were one each against the
Great Northern, the Oregon Short Line,
the Southern Pacific, the Union Pacific,
the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern,
and tho Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
and three against the Santa Fe.
on tno work train, was sent to .Lugo
I wood on No. 6 with orders to Hag No
3 and hold it on the sidetrack until tho
work train cleared. Ho either failed
to place tho flag or thero ivas a misua
dorstanding of orders. Foss disap
peared and cannot bo found
No. 3 pulled out on the main track
as soon as No. 6 passed and being lato
started down tho grade at a good speed.
Half a milo this side of Edgowood on a
curve that runs through a deep cut, it
mot tho work train. Tho curvo is so
short that it was impossible -for the
crows of either train to seo the other
until too late to stop.
The trains camo together with a crash
that was heard half a mile. Tho two
forward cars of tho work train went
over the platform of tho first car of tho
passenger, striking it at an anglo on ac
count of the curvo. To this fact alone
is duo tho escape from death of every
passenger in the car
THEY ALL "CINCH" UNCLE SAM.
Railroads Gst Three Prices for
Chicago, Dec. 28. Statistics com
piled by tho representatives of the
United Typothetae of America and tho
American Weekly Publishers' associa
tion, organizations which are vigor
ously fighting the movement to increase
the postage for second-class mail mat
ter, shew that the government is pay
ing tho railways three times as much
on the average for the transportation of
mail matter as the express companies
pay the lailroads for like service. j
On the basis of the postmaster gen
eral's statistics, the publishers assert
that the government during the fiscal
year ended Juno 30, 1907, will pay the
roads almost $23,000,000 moro than
the express companies would pay them
for haulinc the same tonnage. The
printers and publishers compile the
statistics to show that tho government,
for the purpose of reducing the annual
poatoffice deficit, rather should reduce
its outlay for the transportation than
no , increase the rate for second-class mat
"One of the chief needs of the gov
ernment is an expert traffic manager,"
said W. D. Boyce, a Chicago publisher.
"It then would get as good rates as the
WILL CONFER ON JAPANESE.
Bonaparte to Consult Devlin on San
Francisco Case. 1
Washington, Dec. 29. United States
Requirement as to Registration Makos
It Impractical for Farmers
to Havo Stills.
Washington, Dec. 27. For several
years past thero has been a very active
movement in favor of tho passage of a
frco alcohol law, which resulted last
session in tho enactment of a law re
moving tho internal revenue tax on al
cohol to bo used for commercial pur
poses. Tho demand for legislation of
this charvactor camo principally from
farming communities, and was based
upon the theorv that if the tax were
romoved farmers would be able to man
utacturo from their surplus grain, veg
etables and fruit sufficient alcohol to
supply themselves with power, heat
Congress responded readily to the
demand, and when tho law known us
tho free ulcohol law was approved, tho
general impression was that tho United
States had entered upon a policy sum
lar to that which is in voguo In leading
European nations, and that the fanneis
of tho country would reap a great ad
vantage. It has transpired, howover,
that these advantages are not so wide
spread as was at first supposed. A
close examination of tho law shows
that each distillery must bo supplied
with a distillery warehouse, from
which tho alcohol may bo withdrawn
and deposited in a bonded warohouso,
whero by a rather tedious process it is
denatunzed and then relieved from tax,
This would, of course, oxcludo what are
known in Germany as agricultural and
produce stills, whero special apparatus
is very generally in use which enables
tho small producer to manufacture al
ohol for his own use.
In order to carry out tho original in
tention of tho law as understood
throughout tho country, Senator Hans
brough, oi xsorth Dakota introduced an
amendment to tho free alcohol statute
The amendment Is as follows:
.that ior tho convenience or persons
engaged in the distillation of alcohol
in quantities that would not justify
the additional expense of a distillery
warehouse or a bonded warehouse for
each establishment, and who employ
approved apparatus with sultablo al
cohol tanks attached, designed to bo
locked and sealed by an authorized
government officer, tho commissioner of
nternal revenue, with tho approval of
tho secretary of tho Treasury, shall,
under rules prescenbed by him, ar
range for tho proper denaturing of any
alcohol of the required proof so distill
ed, such distillation and denaturing to
be under all the terms and conditions
of this act applicable to such cases."
Director Snys Schools and
Washington, Dec. 20. Tho sixth an
mini renort of tho director of education
In tho Philippines concerning tho aotlv
of tho educational work In tho
islands for tho year otidlng Juno .10,
1000. shows that thoro aro now 3,100
primary Bchools In tho islands, with an
avonico of 370,551 pupils, bovon nun
dred American and 0,224 Filipino
teachers are employed. AH of tho
school divisions, tho report says, con
ducted teachers institutes, varying
mm four to six weeks hi tho difforont
provinces. Tho instrucuoii given wna
,ilvli1iil between tho common branches
of tho intermediate courso and special
i.mim nf instruction, such as school
,M,r.iiiiiu' diiinnflfie Hfioni'o. primary
r . i ;
ndiiMtr in l work and moinoos oi urn-n-
. . . . I I .Ml
Thoro aro 2,451 primary scnooi uuiiti-
lngi In tho islands owned by tno mu
nicipalities and, in addition, a number
. - . . i . a . . . . . t
of buildings belonging to mo provinces
but not constructed originally for school
purposes aro used. Private Instruction,
the report says, plays a largo jxirt in
tho intellectual condition of tho islands.
Many of the.-o schools aro supported by
the Catholic church, with a history
murium' back several decades. Somo
of these institutions teach English, al
thoiiL'h In practically all of them bixin
ish Is tho basis of instruction. Tho
Filipino teachers. Dr. Barrows says,
continue to gain in reliability, strength
of character and moral puiixwo
. WILL BOOST JETTY
Congress, Likely to Mdke Work
BURTON WOULD RUSH PROJECT
No Appropriations Made Unless
commended by Engineers Co'
lllo Canal Will Get Cash.
SENT TO DUNGEON.
Many Russian Officers Receive
alty of Surrender.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 20. Tho court
martial which has been trying Hear
dmiral Ncbogatoff and 78 officers of
his squadron for surrendering to tho
Japanese in tho hattlo of tho Sea of
Japan handed In its decisions tonight.
Vico Admiral Nobogatoff, Commander
Lichino, of tho coast squadron; General
Aprin. Bear Admiral Gregorieff, of
the coast defense ship Admiral Seni
vien, and Lieutenant Smirnoff, who
succeded to the command of tho buttle
ship Kicolai, were sentenced to death,
but in viow of extenuating circumstan
ces and the long and othorwiso blame
less careers of these officers, the court
will petition tho emperor to commute
the sentences to 10 years imprison
ment in a fortress. Four other officer
are fcentencod to short terms of im
prisonmint in a fortress, while tho
remainder are acquitted.
The trial of Bear Admiral NelKigatofT
and tho officers of his squadron begun
in St. Petersburg December 5. I hone
cased were divided into three cntognr
ies First, Bear Admiral Neliogatoff
and the commanders of the battleships;
second, the officers who advocated tho
surrender, and third, tho officers who
did not endeavor to prevent the surren
MAY TIE UP HARRIMAN LINES.
Washington, Doo. 24. Tho nvor and
iiirbor bill will bo reported to tho
ioiiho of repicsentatlvos about January
14 and will pass that body tho sumo
week. Tho coiuinlttoo on rlvors and
harbors has distributed tho proposed
items to sub-committees and on Decem
ber 31 tho whole committee will got to
gether and liegln tho actual framing ol
the bill. It will probably tako two
weeks to perfect tho measure.
In formulating tho bill tho Iioiiho
committee will strictly observe Its rule
to make no appropriation for any pro
ject that Iiiih not boon recommended by
.a I t .
tho ciuei oi engineers ana approved by
the engineer board of review. Theo
officials in turn will recommend no up.
proprialion unless tno project has won
surveyed and endorsed by tho local en
gineers. Thero will bo absolutely no
divergence from this practice and all
states will faro alike. In liko manner
the committee) will recommend no ap
propriations in excess of tho amount
estimated by tho engineers, but in most
instances will materially cut these esti
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mand for appropriations coining from
all parts of the country, It will bo very
remarkable if tho committee atitlioriy.es
appropriations as huge as recommended I
by tho engineers. 'Ihoro Is n probubil
ity that tho improvement of the mouth
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liiiii iv. iiinuii-n vimiiiiiiuun ciiiiniriiciiim
until the south jetty Is comploU-d.
There is littio or no liklihood that tho
Celilo canal will bo made a continuing
contract in tho forthcoming bill.
Over 1.200 foparato appropriations
havo bcon asked for by tho delegations
from tho various states; tho bill as
rejwted will probably contain 400.
Naturally with this heavy cut, part of
it must lo expected In Oregon and
EIGHT PASSENGERS KILLED.
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FORChD ON CONGRESS.
IT DENIES JURISDICTION.
Standard Raises New Technical Point
Against Government Suit.
St. Louis, Dec. 28. The Standard
Oil company of New Jersey and GO-odd
District Attorney Robert F. Devlin, of otiier corporations and individuals al-
San Francisco, who was called to Wash
ington by Attorney General Bonaparte
for a conference regarding the exclusion
of Japanese pupils from the public
schools of San Francisco, arrived last
night and will be at the department of
Justice today Mr. Devlin refused to
discuss his mission, declaring that the
matter is in the hands of the attorney
"Two weeks ago I had a conference
with tho San Francisco board of educa
tion, at the request of Attorney General
Moody," he said, "when a statemont of
facts was agreed upon and forwarded to
the attorney general. A few days later
I was called to Washington and I do not
know officially that I am here to discuss
the Japanese question."
lied with it, as defendants in the gov
ernment's suit to break up tho alleged
oil monopoly, today filed a motion in
the United States Circuit court attack
ing the jurisdiction of that court to
bring in nonresident defendants by pro
cess, and petitioning the court to vacate '
the order of service issued by
Sanborn November 15.
All of the defendants join in tho mo
tion except the Waters-Pierce Oil com
pany, which is a resident oi the eastern
President Shows That Frauds
Traceable to Bad Laws.
Washington, Dec. 27. President
Roosevelt has made it necessary for
congress materially to modify the pub
lic land laws before tho closo of tho
present session of congress. His spe
cial message sent in last week indicates
tho reforms most needed, and in tho
main his recommendations are likely
to be carried out. They do not differ
materially from the recommendations
made a year ago by tho public land
The president emphasized tho fact
that tho obsolete or impractical land
laws aro largely responsible for the
Judge ! frauds that have been unearthed during
the past year or two. Tho coal land
frauds aro duo almost entirely to the
impracticability of tho existing law
under which public coal land can bo
Greatest Year Since 1888.
Chicago, Dec. 29. More miles of
railroad were constructed in the United
States during tho last year than havo
been built during any year since 1888,
according to tho Railway Ago. Since
January 1 last, (1,007 miles of track
havo been laid on 388 lines in 44 states
and territories, making tho country's
total railway mileage 223,311). Tho
largest amount of railway building dur-
No News Since September.
Washington, Dec. 28. Complaint
has been made to the Postoffico depart
ment that- no newspaper or magazine
mail has been delivered at Fairbanks,
Alaska, since September. This is duo
to the fact that the mail contractor is
obliged to carry 800 pounds of mail on
each bi-weekly trip from Valdez, and
practically this enure amount is now
aro as largely duo to the impractical
timber and stone act.
division of the Eastern Judicial dis-, acquired. The extensive timber frauds
trict of Missouri. Henry S. Priest filed
tho motion as counsel for all the par
ties'. Accompanying it was tho affida
vit of Charles T. White, assistant sec
retary of the Standard, who certifies
that all the petitioners aro non-residents
of this district.
Labor Scarce in Mexico Also.
Mexico City, Dec. 27. Tho scarcity
of labor Is botherinir the railroads as
well as other enterprises just at pres
ent. It is reported that in the Luguna
district, adjacent to Torreon, labor is
Firemen on Sunset Route Threaten
Houston, -rex.. j;ec. tho new
featuro of tho striko of tho Southorn
Pacific firemen was the assertion made
by Second Grand Master fcjhea, of the
brotherhood, that unless an adjustment
of the differences witli tho men now out
on this division is made, the order is to
bo given that the entire Harriman sys
tem ol railroads shall Ioso tho services
of tho Brotherhood of Firemen, includ
ing those engineers who aro members,
ho asserting that 80 per cent of the
switch engineers and a goodly number
of tho road engineers will end their
services on tho road.
Mr. Shea insists that 025 men on the
Texas and Ixjuisiana lines of the svs-
tern obeyed tho striko order Sunday,
out uenoral .Mnnagor ray, of tho road,
declares that not moro than 400 men
quit work, and that practically all of
tho places havo been filled. Thero is
no interference with operation of
trains, according to tho statemont of
Mr. Fay, but a number of nwitch en
gines at division pointH ure reported
idle in tho yards. No disordor of any
Kinu nas oecii reported.
Great Increases In Immigration.
New York, Dec. 20. Figures just
compiled at Ellis island indicate that
Passenger Train In North- Dakota
Hits Switch Engine.
St. Paul, Dec. 21. A special to tho
Pioneer Press from Eudurlin, N. D.,
Loaded to its full capnclty with
people going to their homes in the hast
to spend the Christmas holidays, tho
south IkmiikI train on tho Minneapolis,
St. Paul it Sault Sto. Mario crashed
into a switch engine at the west end of
the railroad yards at this place at 2:10
o'clock Sunday morning.
f! l t 1 t . t It 1
r.igiu men were kiiicu nuirigni ami
one lias since died of his injuries.
Twenty seven were seriously Injured
and it is likely that tho death list will
lo added to.
iMI of tho fatalities occurred In-the
smoking car, which wiih completely
telescoped by tho baggage car, and
only two of tho occupants of this car
I ho wreckago took fire from the over
turned stoves used In heating tho cars
and there was a raX'o between tho res
cuers and tho flames, lly almost super
human efforts the rescuing party mail"
aged to fight off the flaim until all of
the dead and injured had been removed
from tho wrecked cars, which then wero
allowed to burn.
so scarce that as high as $4 a day is at the present rate of increase 1 ,283,415
offered to cotton pickers and that even J more aliens may bo expeced to xnitor
ing the year was done in Texas, whero made up of first-class, or letter mall
The government pays fl. 45 per pound
for getting mail to Fairbanks, and
lower classes havo to wait until thero is
a shortage of first-class matter.
701 miles of track wero laid. Louisi
ana and South Dakota aro ulmoat tied
for second place.
World's Charity Dries Up.
London, Dec. 20. Nicholas Shiss
koff, who wa8ono of the trustees of tho
American famine fund of February,
1001, has Eent to London, accompanied
by an appeal for funds, an account of
tho famine in Russia. "Fifteen years
ago," said Mr. Shisskoff, "when" tho
famine was less serious, wo had $4,
000,000. Rut now, when it is great
er, wo havo only $500,000." Mr.
Shisskoff estimates that about 30,000,
000 peasants will need assistance.
at that price it ih difficult to secure all
the labor necessary to pick tho crops.
Tho crops in that district aro reported
to bo good, and unusually heavy, but
the lack of labor prevents tho work of
securing tho cotton in tho usual time
for that product.
Eager to See Roosevelt.
Manila, Dec. 20. Tho Filipino
plo aro elatod over pros reports
President Roosevelt contemplated visit
ing tho islands noxt summer, ' Tho na
tive press received tho announcement
with enthusiasm, A
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Strike Broken at San Antonio,
San An'onfo, Tex., Dec. 28. Local
Southern Pacific officials say that the
Brotherhood of Firemen's strike on this
division of this system is broken, that
all freight and passenger trains aro
moving along with full crows, and that
they have more firemen than they havo
engines. A striking fireman was ar
rested horo today for entering an en
gineer's cab at tho Southorn Pacific eta
toin, Tho order issued Monduy not to
receive freight has been rescinded.
Pioneer of Alfalfa Growing.
Topeka, Kan., Dec. 28. Ilarrlsion
Parkman, tho man who first brought
alfalfa from South America and plant
ed it in tho United States, died at ,
I Einporiu, Kan., aged 73 years. (
Precious Coal Pile Burned.
Piorro, S. 1)., Dec. 27. Tho coal
house of tho Northwestern railroad,
witli all coal on hand, was totally de
stroyed by firo started by tho explosion
of a lantern this evening. This will
this country through tho immitiration
station on F.llis Island next year. "The
number of aliens who will land at New
York this year," said Immigration
Commissioner Wiithorn, "will approxi
mate 1,050,000 persons, iiH against a
total of 850,010 who landed horo in
1005. Using these figures as Jtho basis
for an estimate in 1007, wo may expect
1,283,415 aliens to arrivo in 1007."
Inheritance Tax Not Retroactive
Washington, Dee, 20. Tho Supremo
court nf Mm iTtiW
itrn!n AiiArodmu ( . ... .1 .. ..All ' t .i .. m
up.uwuun iui 'wow uuy unui eiued tno inheritance tax case
u nun vuui nuppiy mi, uo secured. ii- 'irullo Cahen
though tho money loss is noLgreat, tho
present coal shortage over this entire
territory makes the loss rather a sori
ous ono and ono that will bo hard to
Too Slow In Unloading Cars.
Tokpoka, Kan., Dec. 27. Referring
to tho congested condition of tho -railroads
at present, Mr. J. H. Hurley,
general manager of tho Santa Fo, says:
"The car shortage is not to bo charged
to lack of equipnfunt. Consignees
might roliovo tho congestion if they
would unload cars expeditiously. For
instance, thero aro today 14,000 loaded
cars in Galvoston awaiting unloading,"
and other h 'tntwu iiiul
ino win oi me lato Muthias Colby, of
New Orleans, against tho tax author
ities of that city. The state law pro
yiding for a lax on bequests was at
tacked as unconstitutional. Tho opinion
was delivered by Justice McKennii,
who affirmed tho decision of tho Su
premo court of Louisiana.
Adopt New Pistol for Army.
Washington, Dec. 20. Secretary Taft
has appointed a board of officers to meet
January 15 at tho Springfield armory,
Hpringfiold, Mass.. for tho ii.ir.ww,. ,.
ascertaining a design of uutoirmtlo pistol
or revolver best adapted to fulfill tho
.uimu'umu or uio military sorvlco.
Cattro Is Seriously III.
Trinidad, Colo., Dec. 24. AdviceH
received hero from Venezuela aro to tho
effect that tho health of ProHident
Castro, who Ih at Macuto, Is becoming
moro und moro alarming. An opera
tion Js deemed necessary, but tho weak
ened state of the Hick man does not per
mit of an attempt in this respect being
made. Tho sailinir of General Jose
Manuel Hernandez is not confirmed,
hut rutiiorB of a serloim revolutionary
movement In the western part of Ven
ezuela continue to bo circulated. The
press Ih muto on tho subject.
London Suffers from Influenza.
Now York, Dec. 24. A dispatch to
I ho World from Imdoii roports that
iniiueiiza of a particularly virulent typo
ih raging there and as usual Its victims
Include many prominent people. Tho
lord chancellor and tho archblHhop of
Canterbury are barely convuIcHcont,
while Arthur Balfour and Speaker Low
ther are both norlously ill. ThodoctorH
recommend sun baths iih the best euro
Thieves Rob Welli-Farro it Rw
& Comnaiiv's express box. saidto
contained $30,000, was stolen (run
comn.-inv's o ire here list mm
tho arrival ol tlio tram from Tt
'Edward Crofton, tbefne4Moar,e
lied on his way to San Francisco.
Efforla of tho load toliceand I
Im vii lu-nn iiniivnlllnif Id CDHCrt
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thieves. Charles Ferrell, t
, , ,ilr..
iriAiiiiui rn inn nui i huuu ui
1UK tJlllu III vmwm
1,1 J 111 Mill Pf) IliiV li'V s- v
tho Million with tho purine
,H,rt nf ilm Muliawk oreil
which have Un stopped on seven!
..uin.iu .inriiuf tin List few day.
t !. ..!... U'nllj.VonwlllwMcai
admitted thirty thattho amooatot
ronwry nuum ... - .
mto.ooo. i o win Know 1
much was stolen when idrlcei
Reno from Tonojoh toinorrof.
Will Slcnal New Year.
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observatory .will sen !
mil fnnr WT10B OI fvn .l
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,n. n Mum HlL'IiaiS wn""-"
v..,.l. InulimtOf 110 Wg"""'6 -
Htandiird time ron ol uie
,.u, T-Vuittrn. v
"i ...in lw, the same iKItw"7
1 III.,. Hint, in UDO mV . ,..
unit i in . i..a.tv
iim notir aim -,vv i.
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Hllent interval ol urn '
tho exact hour
Town ona. .
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iiii'iim" .'i"" v . .... AAHnm
A violent tmm
' . . . i i f xnaaui-- .
i . ..i- ji.i.. .iinrnnii:. ti..
hut London has enjoyed only 75
iitcs' HiiriHliIno In XI days.
Appeal to "Ku Klux KUn "
Atlanta, Ga., Doo, 24. Following
tho posting of small notices, printed In
in tlio Htnets ourlv todav
ing tno "iv. K, Jv." to meet thlH even
ing with arniH, Mayor Woodward today
offered a reward of $200 for ovldonco to
convict any person ofp OHtlng Htich no
tices, or In any way Inciting riot. No
Horioim Importance Ih attached to tho
lllv .1 it
Ol 1110 u im in "- - . nnCJpii
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i iinviiiu u
.yflro, which Blowiy- ;
coal vein. '
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... bill nasHeu v" " ., .mm
ci- - . .,in,. ni . , ika
ii ronmrkamo -:. 0-cioci
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morning t 'Vfor tl9lncp
tho inumhers voted J J Llpi,J
eomhllcd With eww
iim Austrian " 'i .ttm
J'vw v for unnr" ton
an oiofliiunv - .. aliuruv
on tho ground HBWObIe.
it would causo e.
".,.. at 70 05'
w.mhinuloiii I'0?, 't'ua 1
.in ri, ..out today lec " .rt
.. .i l inn uivv, ihn
miir UI I vllr UI' m i n trn
ounccfl woro offoreu