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CURRENT EVENTS CAR FERRY 30 PERSONS
OF THE WEEK
Ludington, Mich, Sept. 10.— Thirty
lives were lost today when Pere Mar
quette ferry No, 18, bound from Lud
ington to Milwaukee, went to the bot
tom o f Lake Michigan. The dead in
clude Captain Peter K ilty , o f Luding
ton; S. F. Sezepanek, o f Chicago,
General Resume o f Important Events purser and wireless operator, whose President to Find Out Truth o f Ald
signals o f distress brought assistance
Presented In Condensed Form
rich’s Statement That $300,-
to the sinking steamer, and two mem
0 0 0,000 Can Be Saved.
fo r O ur Busy Readers.
bers o f the crew o f car ferry No. 17,
who lost their lives in an effort to res
Beverly, Mass.— A force o f experts
Colonel Roosevelt has finished his cue the crew o f No. 18.
E ly Colbean, o f Saginaw, Mich., a w ill be put to work shortly in the de
Roosevelt compliments Pittsburg for member o f the crew o f No. 18 , would partments o f the government at Wash
make the 31st victim , but it is believ ington to locate the “ leaks” .
putting the “ higher-ups” in jail.
T a ft
ed he was not on board when No. 18
wants to know how much o f the $300,-
The total attendance at the L iv e foundered.
stock show in Portland was 46,000.
The steamship company issued a list 000,000 that Senator Aldrich says he
Mrs. Seligman, w ife o f a prominent o f 45 names o f survivors o f the wreck, could save the government by conduct
N ew York merchant, w ill sing in grand all ‘ members o f the crew, most of ing it on business lines can really be
whom were brought here tonight on saved.
P ere Marquette No. 17. E ight bodies
Adm iral Eavns, endorses San Fran
I f it is possible to conduct the go v
cisco as the place fo r the Panama ex
Today’s disaster is one o f the worst ernment on the lines o f a well-run bus
position o f 1916.
in the history o f navigation on Lake iness establishment, the
Nine men were killed by fallin g rock Michigan. The car ferry Pere Mar wants to know it. I f not, why not.
in an open cut which the E rie railroad quette No. 18 was the flagship o f a
E very department is to be gone
is making at Jersey City, N . J.
fleet o f six steel car ferries owned and
operated by the Pere Marquette R ail through minutely. The wastes are to
The Eucharist congress which has
be noted, lost motion located, duplica
just adjourned at Montreal chose V i
marked and a rational economy
enna as its next meeting place.
and the cargo, which included 29 load
A prominent St. Louis man, a de ed cars, at $100,000 to $150,000. The
A t a m eeting o f the cabinet, which
scendant o f a wealthy fam ily, w ill total loss w ill exceed $500,000, which
w rite a book exposing St. Louis so is fully covered by insurance in Lloyd’s has been called fo r September 24, and
which w ill be succeeded by a series of
“ Ferry No. 18 sinking. H e lp !” was such meetings from day to day, fo r a
Lorim er has resigned hiB member
ship in the Hamilton club, o f Chicago, the wireless message that
week, the matter o f economy w ill be
and a great loss o f membership is the first news o f the disaster to this
one o f the subjects discussed.
scheduled to follow.
The flash was repeated continually fo r president is looking to the development
Gold bars to the value o f $57,500 nearly an hour, but was unsigned.
o f some practical plan whereby the end
disappeared in transit from Fairbanks,
The cause o f the disaster is a mys
Alaska, to Seattle, and lead bars were tery. Among the survivors the con which he has in view may be accom
found in their place.
clusion seems to be^that the car fe r r y ’ s plished.
doings of the World at Large
Told in Brief.
The mother o f Alfonso, o f Spain,
threatens to abandon the country per
manently, on account o f the tactics o f
Premier Canalejas in the religious con
Oscar Hammerstein w ill build the
world’s finest opera house in London.
Pope Pius X takes extra precautions
against the growth o f modernism in
The servants o f the shah’s palace at
Teheran, Persia, have gone on a strike
for wages due.
An American diplomat declares this
country may be forced to occupy or
annex the Panama canal country.
A Jap at Chehalis, Wash., paid a
fine o f $525 to avoid going to the peni
tentiary for an attempted burglary.
Three men are known to be killed,
several injured and many missing as
the result o f an oil explosion on the
battleship North Dakota.
An Alaskan miner was overtaken
and devoured by wolves.
man was pursued by them fo r two
weeks, but finally reached a settlement.
The Texes legislature has instructed
its congressmen to work for the repeal
o f the Fourteenth amendment, which
confers the righ t o f franchise upon
Escaped convicts from a road camp
near Lyle, Wash., set file to the tim
ber to prevent pursuit by bloodhounds,
and serious forest fires have started as
The county treasurer at Tacoma,
Wash., is selling $153,526 worth o f
delinquent tax certificates against the
property o f the Weyerhauser Lumber
Systematic Effort Will Be Made
to Cut Down Expenses
A fte r the manner in which he went
about selecting a stocks and bonds com
mission, the president is proceeding
carefully in the organization o f such a
corps o f experts that w ill enable him
to g e t the best results with the $100,
000 appropriated by the last congress.
He already has had experience in forc
ing economy in the executive depart
ments o f the government.
He lopped off $10,000,000 from the
navy estimates last year, without in
juring the standards o f the navy, and
the army establishment underwent a
sim ilar cut. He has enforced economy
in other departments, and is constantly
urging upon members o f his cabinet
the necessity for holding down their
So fa r as is possible, it is desired
to g e t some capable and efficient offi
cial in each o f the departments to offer
a comprehensive plan fo r reform. It
A C C U S E D BRIBER C LE A R E D .
is not meant that this man shall be a
spy. But from his experience in the
W eeps With Joy at Verdict and Em department it is believed he ought to
be able to point out where there are
duplications, waste or other loose bus
Chicago — Attorney
O ’N eil
Browne, o f Ottawa, 111., legislative
minority leader, charged with bribery
$ 5 7 ,5 0 0 D IS A P P E A R S
in connection with the election o f W il
liam Lorimer, o f Chicago, to the Uni
ted States Senate, was acquitted by a Gold Bullion From Alaska Replaced
By Lead Bars.
jury in Judge Kersten’s division o f the
criminal court. The jury, which took
Seattle— Gold bullion valued at $57,-
eight ballots, was out 21 hours.
On 500, part o f a shipment o f $170,000
the first ballot the jury stood eigh t to from the Washington-Alaska Bank o f
four fo r acquittal.
The final juror Fairbanks, Alaska, to the
standing out for conviction was won Horton national bank o f Seattle, on
over to sign the verdict o f acquittal at the steamship Humboldt, was stolen in
2:35 in the afternoon.
transit and lead substituted in the
The verdict was returned in open strong box that had contained the bul
court a few minutes before 3 o ’clock. lion.
Immediately the courtroom was in an
The gold when it le ft Fairbanks on
uproar. It was ten minutes before a Yukon river steamer fo r Dawson and
bailiffs stopped the cheering.
W hite Horse was contained in three
a fter water compartment filled through
an open or broken deadlight, which was
followed at the last minute by a burst
ing o f bulkheads.
Leaving Ludington at 11:30 o ’clock
last night with a fair, but stiff, wind,
and carrying 29 loaded cars, the ferry
made good weather fo r five hours on
its course to Milwaukee.
A t 4 :30 o ’clock word was sent to
Captain K ilty that his boat was rapid
ly making w ater aft and that the
pumps were unable to keep even with
the inflow. K ilty headed his ship with
all speed toward Sheboygan on the
Wisconsin shore, and as the water
gained nine cars were dropped off the
stern o f the ferry to lighten her, but
this gave the vessel only slight and
temporary relief. A t 7 :30ja. m. the
boat’s buoyancy could no longer sus
tain it, and she plunged beneath the
money was paid to N ew Y ork legisla
"H ush” Fund Discovered.
tors through brokers, who gave the
recipients generous opportunities to
N ew York— The charge that thou
sands o f dollars had been deposited to
Roosevelt refused to sit at the table his credit by representatives o f street-
with Senator Lorim er, o f Illinois, at a railway interests was made before the
banquet at Chicago. Lorim er ia ac investigation committee o f the legisla
cused and practically convicted o f ex ture against ex-Senator Goodsell, o f
Extracts from the
tensive bribing In the state legisla Orange county.
thoroughly books o f the brokerage firm o f Elling-
grilled the legislature in a speech be wood & Cunningham showed that in
less than five years $24,800 was placed
fore the Hamilton club.
to the credit o f the ex-senator and that
The International H arvester com at least $13,300 o f this amount had
pany has been declared a trust by the been furnished by officials o f street
railw ay companies.
It is believed Secretary Ballinger
w ill be vindicated by the conservation
Governor Crothera, o f Maryland,
promises some startling disclosures in
connection with the cocaine business in
A brilliant meteor
Northwestern Oregon Sunday, and re
ports are that pieces o f it w ere picked
up near Wood burn.
California legislators cheered at the
reading o f a constitutional amendment
to allow the state to raise money fo r
the San Francisco fair.
A lone robber shot a flagman and
then robbed the passengers in a Pull
man car while the train was passing
through the yards in St. Louis.
Two men were drowned in the St.
Lawrence river by the overturning o f
their motor boat, while their wives
stood helpless on shore but a fe w feet
H onor Given to Stork.
Tulsa, Olahoma— Official
tion o f the anti-race suicide tendency
o f the people o f Tulsa county, where
the birth rate since statehood was es
tablished has overwhelm ingly exceed
ed the death rate, was taken when the
stork as the emblematic bird o f the
county. A heroic statue o f the Roose-
veltian bird w ill adom the facade of
the new courthouse,
which is to
be built at once.
Balloon G oes 265 Miles.
Topeka, Kan., SepL 10.— Word was
received by telephone tonight from E.
S. Cole that he and H. E. Honeywell,
who went up in a balloon here at dark
last night, landed at 10 a. m. today ten
miles north o f Panther, Oklahoma.
The distance from here to Panther is
265 miles. The trip was made at the
rata o f a fraction more thann 18 miles
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Reverie, like the rain of night, re
stores color and force to thoughts
which have been blanched and wearied
by the heat of the day. W ith gentle
fertilizing power It awakens within us
a thousand sleeping germs and, as
though In play gathers round us ma
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the use of talen t Reverie Is the Sun
day o f thought, and who knows which
Is the more important and fruitful
for man, the laborious tension of the
week, or the life-giving repos* of the
Sabbath— Amlel's Journal.
Mothers w ill find Mrs. W m ilo V s Soothing
Byrup the b*- s t rem edy to use foi their children
lu r in g the teeth in g period.
To a Certain Sweet Extent.
“ Do you wholly trust me, darling?’’
murmured the young man to the fair
creature who was sitting beside him
on the front seat of the trolley car.
“ I do to a certain extent.” she re-
«ponded after a little hitch of hesita
"W hat extent?” he asked, anxiously.
"W h y,” sho explained, “ I would trust
you to the extent of not being afraid
of there being any poison in a box of
candy you might send me by mall.’’
The children of an Infant school In
Wales are taught very much by signs.
The hand of the teacher sloped sig
nifies "oblique;’’ the hand held flat,
horleontal;” the hand upright, “ per
pendicular." One of the Welsh bishops
was preaching one day In behalf of
the school, when, observing several
children whispering together, he held
bis hand upright In a warning man
ner, meaning thereby to Impose st-
lonce, on which almost the whole
school. In the midst of the sermon,
shouted, out, "Perpendicular!”
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Plot Against T . R. Feared.
Columbus, O.—Superintendent Ansel
o f Goodel Park, where Colonel Roose
velt spoke Sunday, has turned over to
the police a siutcaae containing a quan
tity o f gunpowder, which had been
found near the speaker’ s stand.
though it waa reported that the suit
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dynamite, this waa denied.
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W ere W e ll Taught.
A few years ago the French govern
ment acquired by purchase from a
wooden boxes and was in care o f the private collection a wonderful alarm
Alaska-Pacific Express company. When clock which was once the property of
the boxes were opened by the Canadian the great Napoleon and which not
customs officers at Dawson the gold only tells the time of day, but, as well,
bars were found to be as stated in the the day, the month, the year, the
express company’ s papers.
mean solar time, the phases of the
The boxes were opened again at the moon, and indicates, in Euldltlon, the
United States assay office in Seattle, quarter hours. Its attachments also
and one contained pigs o f lead, not o f lncludo a thermometer.
gold. The seals o f the box were in
tact when it reached the office, and it
was evident that the robbery had been
committed by removing one end o f the
box. The gold was insured against
loss by the express company.
Prose Poet Is Found Dead.
Philadelphia— Believed to have com
mitted suicide at least a week ago to
get re lie f from the pangs o f an in
ternal disorder, Jdhn Scanlon, better
known under his pen name o f “ W alL
Mason,” was found dead in his studio
at 913 Arch street.
was due to a search made by a sister,
whb had not heard from him for a long
er period than usual. In addition to
being an artist and illustrator, Scan
lon, wrote poetry in proee in a humor
ous style which waa published in sev
eral o f the leading magazines.
According to Russian law no ms*
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o f eighty can contract a legal mar-
rlage. No other country nowadays
Imposes such a restriction. In ancient
Rome, however, legislation on this
point was even more stringent, the
maximum age limit for men being
sixty and for women fifty.
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