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HfeAOTION UOUND TO COME.
Railroad Man Pradictt Aavorio Fool
inft Toward! Nailor' r
uiovflmna, Ohio, May 21. lrol
dent Wlllliun II. Onnnlff, of tho now
iur, uiiiuiK'i Bi. i)uih Ilullrond
company, (Nlckul Plato) IjoIIcvch In tho
rcifumcor o ai. toads by tho nation
ar.i 4h iflto, but roKimls tho prt-Hcnt
Hctivitics of 1'ioiililorit Jtooaovolt as pro-
uuunvu in iinrm io uio country in uorio
rnl. Hp thinks that mHroufl
tlcn shouhl bo accomplished by liberal
coniwrvfttlflm, olo 111 effects will bo
folt by tho noonlo.
"Tho pendulum Is swItiKlnu In ono
uirccuoti now," nalil 1'roflltiont Cannlff
today, "but It can not all to swing
wwn, hiiu wnon ii swidkb Uiclc it is
bound to swny a good deal In tho other
direction. I do not mean by that that
wo nocu tear a nnnnolal panic-; but I
do mean simply that thoro will n
retarding of tho progrtwilon of tho Inst
nvo years lor which tho country will bo
uiu worno on.
"Nations must havo thoir h
Kosd Into history and roe whero Caoear
was lauded by his people ono day and
perhaps tho next was rallod at. Tho
president has struck a key note that
has mot with ready rcsponso on tho
pnrt of tho people, only it la not always
sane lo bollovc that tho approval of tho
nmwHpfl Is assuranco that tho moot good
is to corno to tho biggest number of
pooplo, for (ho world often applauds a
man and later on discovers that what
thoy approved has done them no good.
"It will not bo long oro the whole
situation will bo rottlod into oven run
ning again, but not until after tho nen-
dutum lias had its swing a little tho
FOLK HEAR8 GRAFT 8TORIE8.
Members of Kansas City Police Force
Bring Tales to Qovernor.
Kaneas City, Mo., May 21, Gover
nor Joseph W. Folk loft for Jefferson
City today after a conforenco with tho
local polico commissioners, regarding
graft charges that lusted until 1 o'clock
this morning. lie had but a few hours'
sleep last night and early today con
tinued conferring witli persons from
different walks of lifo, who trmdo him
acquainted with various phases of police
corruption. Among his callers woro
policemen and polico detectives, who
nio raid to Iiavo laid bare numerous ir
regularities, evidently In the hopo of
gaining immunity for themselves. Gov
ernor Folk's investigations havo con
vinced hi in that thoro Is a very, strong
ullianco existing botween tho Metropol
itan Hlreet Itailwiay comjumy and the
polcu force. A high olllcial of the po
lice department is authority for tho
statement that within two yoars this
alleged ullianco has been encouraged by
tho heads of tho departments. Mayor
llenrdsley )uu repeatedly wiid that po
licemen have been ovorreulous in solv
ing tho ttreeU-ar companies, when pas
songers have been injured In accidents.
It was charged that instead of taking
HteMi promptly to relievo tho sufferings
of the Injured, the policemen notify tho
claim agents of the company.
RUSH RAIL8 TO FAR EAST.
American Factories Busy With
Orders for Japan.
New York, May 21. America's in
duntrlal invasion of tho Far East is now
in full awing, and Japan Is pouring a
golden stream Into tho Unltid States
for steel rails, cars and locomotives.
Twolvo mllllcn dollars already havo
been oxpended in this country for rail
road supplies to be used in thoconstruc
tlon of Southern Manchuria railways,
and it Is now learned that contracts in
volving millions of dollora oro ponding.
Deliveries of mils are being made, and
for tho noxt threo months steamships
chartered by Japan will ply across tho
Pacific bearing valuable cargoes of steol
Manchuria will bo strapped with
Amorican steel rails from Dalny to
Mukden, and tho traveler will rldo in
cars of American manufacture and
drawn by locomotives built In this
country. Thousands of dollars havo
beon spout in promluma to Amorican
manufacturers for quick deliveries, for
the Jnpaneso Insist that these rallroada
must bo built anu in run upn.ui.
wlthhr two years. Japan's representa
tives wore told to go ahead and got tho
railroad supplies at a" costs.
Burglars Crack Big Safe.
Mlesoula, Mont., May 21. -Cracks-mon
flhntterod tho door to tho treas
urer's vault of Missoula county at an
early hour this morning, but boforo
they secured tho money they wero
frightened away. Tho treasurer's offlco
In the court bouse Is within 75 feot of
tho county Jail. Tho explosion was
heard by tho prisoners in tho jail, but
owing to tho fact that the deputies
woro engaged in arresting soveral bus
picloiiH characters, nobody in authority
knew of tho ottomptod burglary until
Pesos So'.loty In Utah.
ai i.ii,.. Hliv. Mav 21 . 8tops to-
ward the orgunUatlon of a peaco socie
ty in Utah havo boon taken. Governor
John O. Cutler prodded ovor tho meet
ing, which was nttendod by a number
of prominent Mormons and sovoral
Gentllo clorgymen. A commlttoo was
appointed to .draw up a p tan. It I. Id-
tended to exronu mo
NEWS FROM THE NATIONAL CAPITAL
CRISIS IS REACHED
SAW BROWNSVILLE SHOOTING.
Editor of Mexico Papsr Saw Negroes
Kill Bartendir Natrous.
Washington, May 23 Paulino D.
rrcciaao, editor of a Mexican nows
paper In Urownsvlllo, Tox., and an
oyo-wltncss to tho shooting of Frank
Natous, tho only man killed In tho
orrray thoro, was on tho stand today
beforo tho Honnto commlttoo on mil
itary nftairs. Dramatically tolllnc his
story In Spanish and having It Inter
preted for tho committee, ho proved
to bo tho most Important witness
during tho prosont hearing.
When tho shooting began, Pro-
clado was sitting in tho court In tho
rear of Tillman's saloon. According
to his Btory today. Mr. Crlxoll, who
conducts a saloon across tho street
from Tillman's placo, ruBhod In ox
cltodly and roportod that tho "ne
groes wero out." Tho doors to Till
man's saloon wero immediately
closed and barred and Natous. tho
bartondor, started across tho court
to bar tho gato which connoctcd tho
court with tho alloy. Prcclado fol
lowed, but boforo ho bad emerged
from tho saloon In tho court ho saw
flvo or six negro soldiers In uniform
enter tho gato. Thoy fired sovoral
shotB, and Natous throw up his arms
and, exclaiming In Spanish,
"Oh, my Ood," fell on hla back.
Ho was killed Instantly. Another
bullet grazed Prcciado's hand and it
bled urofuBoly. Still another bullet
passed through Prcciado's coat and
vest near tho loft breast pocket and
broko his glasses, which wero in a
caso in tho pocket. Tho men immed
iately proceeded down tuo alley.
shooting as they went.
Ho sworo positively tno mon woro
FORAKER CONFUSES POLICE.
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Woman Gat $000 000 Funds,
nitt.t,.. Mv 21. In a popular
of ton days, the
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Accuses Witness of Telling Different
8torles Than Before.
Washington, May 22. Threo
members of tho BroWnsvlllo, Tex.,
polico force woro questioned today In
tho Investigation being conducted by
tho Sonato Commlttoo on Military
Affairs. All testified concerning the
incidents attending tho Brownsvlllo
affray and all became somowhat con
fused under cross-examination by
Senator Forakor when ho called at
tention to discrepancies botween
their stories today and thono told on
tho stand on a previous occasion.
Policeman Vlctorlanlo Fernandez
testified that ho heard tho shooting,
and as ho ran downtown from his
homo ho was summoned to tho Till
man saloon, whero ho found tho bar
tendor lying dead. Ho gavo It as his
opinion that tho man had been killed
by negro soldiers. Ho said no h
seen no soldiers that night, as most
of tho Bhootlng was over boforo ho
got down town.
Senator Forakor called attention
to tho testimony boforo tho citrons'
comrnlttco In Brownsville two days
after tho affray, when Fernandez
told a vivid story of having boon
chiiHod by two nogTO Boldlors, who
fired several shots at. htm.
Manufacture Want Tariff Revision.
Now York, May 23. The National
Association of Manufacturers of tho
United States went on record as In
favor of a revision of tho tariff and
tho negotiation of moro treaties.
Somo debating preceded this voto on
tho report of tho commlttoo on tariff
and reciprocity. Tho committee
based its recommendations on a poll
of tho 3,000 members of tho asso
ciation. Of tho total number reply
ing G5 per cont declnrod for lmmod
lato rovlslon, whilo 20 per cent ex
pressed a "stand-pat" sontlment.
Eight por cont bellovod that tho tlmo
for revision had not arrived
8tevens Dont Want Railroad dob.
Washington. May 23. According
to Mrs. John F. Stovons her husband
has not boon offorod tho presidency
of tho Northorn Pacific Railway by
Jamos J. Hill or by anybody olso.
8ho stated tonight that tho report
that Mr. Stovons was to bocomo tho
head of that railway system origi
nated In Wall Btroet. Mrs. Stovons
says Mr. Stovons now has threo of
fers under consideration but none of
thorn has any rolntion to tho prosl-
doncy of tho Northorn Pacific.
Pugilist Pardoned by President.
Washington, May 23. Tho Do
partmont of Justico today prepared
and transmitted to the Whlto House
for tho President's slgnaturo, when
ho returns from his outing In Vir
ginia, a warrant for tho pardon of
John L. Lonnofl, tho marino corps
prlvato who is sorvlng ono year's im
nrlBonmont at Governor's Island, N.
Y., for desertion. Lonnon Is a nophow
of John L. Sullivan, tho formor pug
lllat. whoso intercession with tho
presldont resultod In clomonoy.
"Woman in Blue" Arrested.
Woshlngton, May 25. Mrs. Isa
bella A. Case, who attracted somo at
tention ns "Tho Woman In Blue,"
who tried to boo tho President at
Oystor Bay Inst summor, and who
ban slnco Bought to boo tho Presldont
. a m A. I 1. J. ...
waB arrosiou noro ibbi uinnt
chargo of Insanity and takon to tho
Houbo of Detention, ponding exami
nation. Sho Ib 40 yoars old.
Coal Production In 1006.
Washington, May 21. Tho total pro
duction of coal in tho United States in
1000 was 414,030,681 Bhort toiiB of
2,000pounds, valued at $512,010,744,
Pennsylvania contributed 200,640,084
short tonB. West Virginia has sup.
planted Illinois as the second coal pro
President Returns Home.
Washington, May 24. Tho Presl
dont and Mrs. uoosovolt, who navo
AOT ON HARRIMAN rV.ERGfcR.
Commission Will Decide Suit Regard
less of Court.
Washington, May 24. It Is not
tho intontlon of tho Interstate Com
morco Commission to await tho re
sult of tho proceedings to compel E,
H. Harrlman to answer certain in
quiries that wero put to him In tho
Now York Investigation beforo tak
ing action on tho gonoral subject of
In tho opinion of members of tho
Commission, It may bo a year or
moro boforo a final decision can bo
reached regarding tho refusal of Mr.
Harrlman to answer questions. The
proceedings will bo Instituted In Now
York tho latter part of this month, or
tho first of next month. It Is expect
ed that, If tho court upholds tho
Commission, Mr. Harrlman will
carry tho caso to nignor courts.
Should tho lowor courts bo adverse
to tho Commission, It Is probable
that It will carry tho matter up, In
asmuch as a right of tho Commission
Tho caso would hnvo been brought
earlier, but tho attorneys of tho
Commission havo been engaged oq
other work. Tho arguments In tho
Standard Oil cases, which aro to take
placo in St. Paul, will occupy tho
attention of Messrs. Kellogg and 8ov
orancc, and thoy will not be able to
tako up tho Harrlman matter until
after theso aro finished. Without
rofcronce, however, to tho determi
nation of that question, the Commis
sion will consider tho merits of tho
general inquiry Into tho Harrlman
lines and reach Its conclusion on the
facts presented. Tho indications are
that a determination of tho case will
be reached in a fow weeks.
CUT IN MAC PAV,
Government May Reduce the Com
pensation of Railroads
syt. . . T f Art rptta vmaiiI Inn
of tho Burlington 'in cutting tho rates Sail FrailClrCO MOSt H3V8 SBttll'
on transcontinental mall to meet tho , , . .
competition in servico and tlmo of the fjlfjnt Willi IfflQT UQlODS
Rock Island, is having an Important
bearing on the question of mail com-1
ponsation generally. .
It bnpttotttoyolunUry rgn COMPLETE SUSPENSION OF WORE
tlon made by tho Burlington is being
seriously consldeied by tho postmaster
gcnoral in determining whether tho to
tal compensation received by tho, rail
roads shall be reduced, between $5,000,
000 and $0,000,000 annually.
Thla fact becamo apparent, It is
stated, last Wednesday, when a com
rnlltoe of prominent railroad men
called on the postmaster general with
a petition asking him to rescind the
order requiring the total tonnage car
ried orer a mail route for one week to
be divided by seven, instead of six, In
arriving at the average tonnage car
ried. Such a division as the postmast
er general is insisting on will reduco
the mail compensation nearly 14 per
The chairman of tbe.commlttee was
W. W. Baldwin, assistant to President
Harris, of tho Burlington. Baldwin
was tho man who conveyed to the form-
Building May Stop and 60,000
Men Become Idle Money
San Francisco, May 21. A meet
ing of tho BuIldorB Exchange ha
been called for Wednesday, at which
time tho contractors of tho city who
aro erecting tho structures now ris
ing In tho rains will dlscusa the
question of stopping work until nor
mal conditions are resumed. In case
such action is taken 50,000 mea will
be thrown out of employment.
Tho car strike, tho other labor
troubles, and a tightening morxey
CANNOT FINISH CRUISERS.
Labor Union Troubles In 8anFran-
Washington, May 22. Tho Union
Iron Works has just given up the
task of completing tho cruiser Cali
fornia, as also building tho South
Dakota, a cruiser of similar type.
The South Dakota Is now 07.4 com
pleted and work on her is being car
ried on. It is regarded at tho Navy
Department that, in view of the
labor troubles, tho completion of
theso two cruisers marks tho end of
naval construction at San Francisco
for somo time.
Tho reports to tho Navy Depart
ment from San Francisco show the
California to bo 99. 6 per cent com
pleted. All that remains to bo done
is a little work In tho turrets, con
siderable painting and finishing up
of odds and ends. Tho California Is
a Bister Bhlp to tho West Virginia,
which is now tho flagsnip of the Pa
cific Const fleet. Tho contract price
of tho California is $3,800,000. Her
kocl was laid May 7, 1902, and aho
was launched April 28, 1904.
Northwest Postal Affairs.
Washington, May 2C Postmast
Oregon Mayville, Laura E. Mc-
Connell, vice M. S. Thomas, re
moved; Placer, Ruth W. Scovlll, vlco
Molly Irwin, resigned.
Washington Columbus, Milan
Robinson, vice K. T. Stark, resigned;
Po-Ell, George H. Dodge, vlco J. G.
Dunlap, resigned; Piedmont, John J.
Cunnea, vice N. N. Bell, resigned.
Rural free delivery carriers ap
pointed for Washington routes East
Spokane, routo 2, Frederick L. Hu-
glll carrier, S. J. Payne substitute;
Spokane Bridge, routo 1, William F.
Galloway carrier, Wallace Galloway,
er postmaster general the proposition of market have brought the present sit-
tbe Bur incton to cut its rates io meet uauon anoui.
tho Rock Island competition. The
postmaster general intimated that in
viow of the voluntary reduction, it
might bo difficnlfc for him to be con
vinced that the mail pay could not
stand a general cut.
PRI80N FOR SCHMIfZ.
Prosecution Will File 70 Indictments
and Put Him Behind Bars.
San Francisco, May 20. The graft
prosecution, now that it has the assur
ances of Ruef that he will tell the com
plete story of corruption to tho grand
jury, has turned its attention to Mayor
Schmitx. Beforo the end of the week
Asaistant District Attorney Heney will
ask the jndge to give Bcbmitz into the
custody of a special elisor. In order to
bring this about, the prosecution will,
if necessary, file 70 indictments against
Bchmitz. These indictments will
charge the mayor with having been a
party to the priberr of the members cf
tho board of supervisors in all the
crooked deals in which they engaged.
The testimony of Ruef is explicit on
"Mayor Schrnitx knew what the su
pervisors were doing and was a party
to every deal," said Roof.
With 70 indictments against him.
the mayor's bail will become prohibi
tive, and, if plans cany, he will be
ordered into the custody of William J.
Biggy, who Ib at present Ruef's jailor.
I OST CONTROL OF ZION.
1 a J...IMn. ilnira' waantlAtt fit
reasons for beltiK what tlun aas-wlatlon ot mis ei y . peon .'b ". '-rr.w -V
rT?1?? .0 a building fuiid of W:mZ: d ",Y this Vltat
, .mormauon to w m 'j'iX '8:46 Wednesday night.
Relief of Greek Refugees.
Washington, May 25. The State
Department received tho following
"Owing to great numbers of refu
gees arriving In Greece from Bul
garia and elsewhere in Turkey In
Europe, tho Greek Chnmber of Dep
uties before adjourning for tho Eas
ter holidays, authorized a loan of
10,000,000 francs for tho purpose of
furnishing theso refugees with tho
implements, etc., necessary to onnblo
them to begin llfo in their new
Tangled Up In Red Tape.
Washington, May 22 Because tho
law provides that no person shall bo
ro-enllsted in tho military service of
tho government whoso previous ser
vico has not been honest nnd faith
ful, somo difficulty has orison in
carrying out tho directions of tho
prosldent that John L. Lonnon bo
pardoned on conditions that ho re
onllst fqr a full term in tho Marino
Corps. Lonnon Is a nophow of John
L. Sullivan, tho ox-puglllst, and ia
now sorvlng a term for desertion.
O'Brien Succeeds Wright.
Washington, May 21. It was an
nounced at tho State departmont today
that Thomas J. O'Brien, of Mlohigan,
United States minister to Copenhagen,
will become ambassador to Japan in
September upon tho retirement of Luke
E. Wright, who has given notico to tho
department that ho wishes to leave tho
nervioo ai mat uato, A successor to
O'Brien has not yet beon selected.
Rates on Petroleum Too High.
Washington, May 23. Freight
rates on petroleum and its products
irom unio and Pennsylvania to SL
Paul, Omaha, Sioux City and Sioux
Falls constituted tho subject of a
hearing boforo the Intorstato Corn
merco Commission, Tho complaint
is that tho tariffs In forco are ex
cosslvo and unreasonable
Two Desths From Plague.
Washington, May 23, A cable
gram from Honolulu to tho Marine
Hospital Horvico in this city, reports
,two deaths yesterday from plague
land one new case of that disease.
Vollva Deposed by Court as Success
or of Dowle.
Chicago, May 20. Zion City was in
a turmoil today when it became known
that Judge T. M. Landis, in the United
States Circuit court, had recognized
Deacon John A. Lewis ae the legiti
mate successor of John Alexander
Dowie, the dead founder of the N rth
Shore city, and has thus practically
ousted Wilbur Glen Voliva from lead
ership. Coupled with this sensational devel
opment, it became known that, in
etinging loiters, threo of Voliva'a sup
porters havo denounced him aa a dema
gogue and a traitor. It is rumored in
Zion City that if Voliva attempted to
lead an exodus ho could not secure a
following of more than a dozen persons.
Edwin H. Conger Dead,
Pasadena, May 20. Major Edwin H.
Conger, former American amhaesador
to Mexico and minister to China dur
ing the Boxer trouble, died at tho fam
ily home in this city last Saturday.
No hope for his recovery had been held
out by the attending physicians for .the
past 24 hours. Daily for a week past
Mr. Conger has grown weaker, and it
was known that he had' but a few hours
to live. The" family was at tho bedside
when the end came Chronic dysen
tery was tho direct cause of death. He
wa8'04 years old.
No Contempt Intended.
Boiee, May 20. Prosecuting Attor
noy Koolech haa completed his Investi
gation of the circumstances under
which Harry Orchard, principal wit
ness for the state In the Steunenberg
murdor caso, was interviewed, and
presented the District court with a re-
nnrl nYnnAraflnc fmm flin r o .?n nt
improper motives all persons connected prove
with the incident. He found that tho
only motivo that tho newspaper men
had in interviewing Orchard waa to ob
tain nows from him.
The financial and 1b-
duBtrlal situation at the present mo
ment is graver than It has been since
the big disaster. Every attempt will
be made to Induce the builders to
continue work, but President Kent,
of the exchange, stated last night
that many of the members of tho as
sociation had expressed themselves
in favor of stopping work until tho
situation could again be restored to
the normal. Loans are being called
in and the interest rate has been ad
vanced from 5 and 6 to 7 and 8 per
A statement has been promised to
day from Heney and Spreckels, and
this may serve to clarify the situa
tion. The reolgnatlon of the com
mittee of seven when Heney and
Spreckels made their final refusal to
co-operato has Berved to complicate
SENDS ARMY SOUTH.
Nexlco Preparing for Trouble
Republic of Gualemaba.
City of Mexico, May 21. Mexican
troops are being moved to the Gau
temalan frontier over the Pan-American
Railroad, according to advices
received yesterday. In what num
bers or for what purpose these sol
diers are being moved southward la
not known outsido official circles.
It was also learned that the War
Department had countermanded the
order dispatching the Mexican gun
boat Tamplco to the port of San
Jose de Guatemala and there take on
board Senor Gamboa, the Mexican
Minister to Guatemala, who was to
have gone to San Salvador. The Tamr
pIco is still in the harbor at Salina
Cruz, but the Mexican Minister la
still in Guatemala City.
An American business man now in
the city, who arrived from San Sal
vador a fow hours ago, says It Is only
a question of time when President
Flgueroa of Salvador will be con
fronted with a formidable revolu
tion. An authority says conditions
in the latter Republic are rapidly ap
proaching the chaotic stage now
existing in Guatemala. Open war
prevails In Honduras among politi
cal factions, each led by a Presiden
ENSIGN SHOOTS HIMSELF.
Cortmartial for Row
Washington. May 21. The Navy
Department today received a dis
patch from Santiago, Cuba, stating
that Ensign Alfred T. Brlsbln, who
was In a difficulty with the polico of
Santiago about a fortnight ago with,
sailors from tho Tacoma, had shot
himself through the lung nnd was in
n serious condition. Ensign Brlsbln
Is In Santiago.
Tho official Investigation of tho
troublo with tho Santiago polico ap
pears to havo developed the fact that
Brlsbln was drinking with tho sail
ors, which would doubtless havo re
sulted In his being court martlaled.
Brlsbln entered Annapolis Naval
Academy from Pennsylvania In 1899
and graduated In 1903. Ho was
born In Idaho.
New Order of Telegraphers.
Minneapolis, May 20. Tho dissatis
fied members of the railroad telegraph
ore' ordor, which is holding its annual
convention, in Minneapolis, held a ses
sion today and organized tho Order of
Railroad Telegraphers, Dispatchers,
Agenifi ana oignai luon. tho now or
Reduced Rates Withdrawn.
Tacomn, May 21. Reduced rates
over the Northern Pacific Railway to
Middle Western cltlos which wero to
havo beon mado have been with
drawn because the Interstate Com-
morco Commission has refused to ap-
tho lower fare. It Is not
known whether tho cheap tickets
havo boen taken oft tho market tem
porarily or for tho entire summer.
Agents of tho Oregon Short Lino nnd
tho Union Pacific assert that they
aro Instructed to sell transportation
on tho basis of ono faro plus $10 for
tho round trip to all Middle Western
Congratulate the Czar.
St. Petersburg, May 21. A tele
gram of congratulation on tho frus
tration of tho recont regicide nlot
ganixatlon is a protest against the action ?ee? .Bont ,to tno Erano.ror Dy tna
oi uie regular txxty ib relumsing to re
instate L. K. Marr, who was expelled
for alleged irregularity. Upwards of
100 were present.
Scurvy Rages In Russia,
Bt. Petersburg, May 20. The report
of the medical Inspector in tho famino
district of Samara, and Ufa and in the
Turgal Steppes, AElntio Ruesia, says a
irg proportion ot uioee attllotod with
Octoborlsts, whoso second national
convention opened hero yostor-.
dny. Tho truth ot tho ronort con
corning the plot 1b now officially ad
mitted, and a communication con
corning it has alroady beon propared
and only awaits tho Emperor's ap
proval boforo being published. It
may ho gazetted tomorrow morning.
Will Not Nurse Her Royal Babe.
Madrid, May 21. Owing to the
aeurvy aro children, Slnco January 15 'many duties requiring hor attontlon,
when ecurvy first became meni tn Queen Victoria has given up the ldo
TIfa. mnvlniio 11,,, "i n " , or nursisg tno t rinco oi me AfituriSB,
re B- a nurso has been obtained fer
, tereu nave averaged 107 dally. Tho
average sow w several times greater.
hlra, from tho province of Santa An-.