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BETWEEN TWO FIRES, TURKISH ARMY IS IN A BAD POSITION. Bay of Severe Fighting Re*nlt» In a Splendid Victory for the Greek Troops — Conflicting Reports as to the Outcome. Athens, April 21.—News has reached . here that the Greeks, after a desperate battle, Lave captured and burned Dam- wsi. Viglia is still resisting. Another division of the Greek troops has traversed the Revenl pass and captured three blockhouses. This division has almost reached Damasl, where it will effect a union with the force that captured the town. Twenty thousand troops under Gen. Smolenltz displayed the greatest bravery. Revenl lies twelve miles northwest ot Larlssa. Edhem Pasha, with a force Variously estimated at from 10,000 to 14,000 troops, led seven assaults against It Monday, but all were repulsed by the Greeks. Crown Prince Constantino has telegraphed here that the Turks at that point were completely and finally repulsed. The news of the capture of Damasl puts a new complexion upon the situation on the frontier, is a great encouragement to the government, and is Hkely to have the most exhilarating effect upon the spirits of the Greeks, who had been greatly depressed by the reverses of £helr troops at Xillouna ,'pass.' This success and the fact that the fall jot Prevesa seems imminent virtually offset the calamity at Mllouna, If the Greek divisions effect a union at Dam- asl, as la expected, there is nothing in the way of their prompt advance to Elassona. If Tyrnavo falls into tho hands of Edhem Pasha and the Turkish troops sweep down upon the plain ^ind advance to^ Larlssa to meet the force concentrated there under the crown prince, they will be between the "two grandUWiBloWoTThe Greek~armyr This seems to have been the object of Greek strategy. It is stated here in well-informed circles that the eastern squadron of the Greek fleet, which will shortly bo re- enforced by the Ironclad Spetzta, is planning an Important movement. This Is probably directed against Salonica. If this is made with dispatch, it is quite possible that the Greek ships could reach the gulf and shell the town of Salonica before the Aegean squadron of the Turkish fleet could interfere. The object of such a bombardment would be to cut off the Macedonian line of supplies to Edhem Pasha's ' camp at Elassona. Should the Greek troops advance from Damasi to Elassona the line of Turkish supplies could be cut at that point, and render the naval movement unnecessary. And It is possible that the brilliant success at Damasl •Will cause a modification in the sea program ot the Greeks. Taking a general survey of the field the fortunes of war thus far are pretty evenly divided, but the chances for the immediate future are decidedly In favor of~the Greeks. -The-government—has addressed — a note to tbe foreign ministers and consuls in Greece, calling their attention to the fact that Greece has adhered to the declarations of the Berlin congress of 1850, and expressing th$ hope that foreign governments will respect the laws of neutrality. GKEKKS OCCUPY MITYLENE. Volunteers Cut the Salonica Railway Near Kavala. London, *Aprll 21.—A^tha Morning Post from Constantinople says that the report that the Greek volunteers have cut the Salonica railway, near Kavala, Is not confirmed. But the Greeks have occupied Mitylene and Chios after a sharp engagement with the Turkish troops. A telegram to the Times from St. Petersburg says that Count Muravleff, the Russian minister, has dispatched a circular note to the powers advising them to observe, an expectant attitude in case either Turkey or Greece should request intervention. The correspond• ent understands that all the powers have agreed to continue to hold Crete with the forces already there. A dispatch to the Times from Cairo says that the Turkish government has called upon the • khedive to expel all the Greeks from Egypt. As the Greeks number 50,000 and are the chief promoters of. commerce and trade, their removal is desired by none save • the old Turkish party. It is probable that France will undertake to protect them, and thus the expulsion will be avoided. Sends a Second Squadron. Constantinople, April 21.—A second Turkish squadron left tbe Golden Horn this afternoon for the Dardanelles. It •oonfligts of the ironclad Orhanlen, the monitor Hifsirahman, the corvette Hansoura, five torpedo boats and four -steamers which have been converted Into cruisers. Liberals Win In Halifax. Halifax, N. S., April 21.—The Jlber- abt swept the province by the elections Cor the local house Tuesday. Practically complete returns show the election . of thirty-one liberals and seven conservatives, making the liberals as strong in the house under Premier Murray as in the last. The conservative leader, John F. Stairs, was defeated in Halifax City. Xo Control luUluu" Affair*. Washington, April 21.—W, A, Jones /t Wisconsin and Robert V. BeH of have t>eeii offered and have tbe'wapective offices of COHI- ELECTIONS IN ILLINOIS. Town* Through tlif> .State Choo*p Tliflr AdmlnHtriif Ion 1 *. Waukcgnn, 111., April 21.—Dr. Wiliam W. Foarco, R young democratic druggist, will be Waukegan's next mayor. Pearce Is pledged to city ownership and improvement of the harbor and a less extravagant municipal service. The rest of the republican ticket was re-elected by large majorities. Spring Valley, 111., April 21.—James B. Nelson was elected mayor, Frank Powers city clerk, John L. Murphy city attorney, I. J. Jagodzlnskl treasurer, 3. A. Frankey inspector. Rockford, 111., April 21.—The election n this cf.ty resulted In a sweeping victory for • Mayor Edward W. Brown, anti-American Protective association and businessmen's candidate, over the :orces of the American Protective association, led by C. J. Kinnle. The ilection of aldermen resulted In license victories in every instance but one, and he will be the only representative of the no-license In the council. Bloomington, 111., April 21.—C. F. Xoch, republican, was elected mayor by a greatly reduced majority. The repub- Icans elect nine of the fourteen aldermen. Elgin, 111., April 21—The election in this city resulted In the choice of the entire republican ticket. Freeport, 111., April 21.—The democratic city ticket was successful from top to bottom. The democrats control the council by one member. Peorla, 111., April 21.—Peorla Tuesday held the hottest municipal election in Its history, resulting in a democratic victory. Col. John Warner, the democratic nominee, was elected mayor by a plurality of seventeen, Tho Others on the democratic ticktjt were elected by only slightly increased pluralities. The republlcane elected three out of tho ceVeh aldfcrmen. Etefcatur, 111., April 21.—The republl- cang elected the entire ticket. Elections were" held Tuesday in all the-Gitios-and-villagea-of-Illinoia-tbat- are organized under the regular municipal charter law of the state. The contests in the larger towns were over political issues, in the smaller upon the question of license or anti-license. Great Y. M. C. A. Convention. Mobile. Ala., April 21.—Arrangements have been completed for the thirty-second international convention of the Young Men's Chrifltian : 'assocla- tion in this city to-day. Already some 300 delegates have repbrted, and there is every indication that there will be not less than .600 in attendance. Homes have been opened to all the delegates who will accept entertainment. A banquet will be given in the temperance hall in the evening, after which the regular session of the cpnvention will open in Princess theater, which has been tastefully decorated with the flags of all nations. There Is a fine display of the educational department of the association, which shows the marked progress in it since the last convention two years ago. bctt or anybody-else for a tlme^jL^--^ had earned a rest and meant to have It He added, however, that he proposed to follow Corbett's example as dictator of the prize ring, 'and his reply was that the latter should earn a reputation as a fighter Instead of a boxer before, he presumed to challenge him. Kelly Confesses the Murder. Montrealj"~Que.~ April 21.—Joseph E. Kelly has confessed the murder of Cashier Stlckney at Somereworth, N. H. He admitted that he committed both the murder and the robbery, and says. he.had no accomplice. He vehemently Insisted, however, that he had had no Intention of killing the cashier, but that he had to do it because the man recognized him. After felling Mr. Stlckney with N blows on the head he slashed him with a knife. He added that he hid the remainder of the- mon- ey_at_SL_Cletr-Jwhlch.is_not far^from St. Justine de Newton. The chief then decided to go and find the money, and started off with his prisoner and his companions for the early train. Bandit Makes a' Confession, Kansas City, Mo.,' April 21.—John F. Kennedy, alleged leader of four men who held up the Alton express in Blue Cut, Dec. 23, Is on trial for his .life in the Criminal Court. James Flynn has turned state's evidence and testified that while the detectives were hunting tor him ten days after the robbery he was serving on a jury In the Circuit Court in this city. Flynn gave a detailed account of the hold-up, the preparations for It, the flight afterward, to the minutest details. Greek Fatrloti Leave Texai. St. Louis, Mo., April 21.—Specials say that the first body of Greeks to depart from the southwest for the seat of war to fight for King George has left Texas. The men are headed by Alexander Sta- vrianos, who started from Dallas for the east to St. Louis, thence to Chicago and New York. At Marshall, Tex., a number of Greeks from Houston and Galveston joined the Stavrianoa party and others will be picked up at Little Rock, Ark. At New York they will sail on the first steamer that can be taken. , . _ ' Heavy Fro»t Kill* Fruit. Joliet. 111.. April 21.—Fruit buds, berry blossom* and garden stuff were killed by the heavy freeze of Monday night. Ice nearly an inch thick formed and the, ground was frozen to a depth of two inches. The thermometer showed 23 degrees above zero. Joliet has many vineyards, orchards and truck gardens that send trainloads dally to Chicago. Nothing was saved. MurtluelH'i Severe Lo»s. Jlome, April 21.—Archbluhop Martinelli, the apostolic delegate and representative of tbe "pope in the JJalted Slates, Uas Juet sustained A severe l by the death of faia only uurvivlng brother, th« Augvatinlaa Jsuoak, Father MarUueilf. The archbisho brother, Cftr«ift»i MortimUi; disci NO ACTION IB TAKEN, SENATE WILL NOT DISCUSS CUBAN QUESTION. Sir. Morgan'* IlclllKrrency Resolution Tnlccn Up Hrlcfly, bnt Panned Became Mr. Hitlo In Absent—Agricultural Appropriations Made. Washington, April 21.—Senator Morgan's resolution declaring that a state of war exists In Cuba was discussed jrlefly In the senate Tuesday and then went over for a week owing to the ab- eence of Senator Hale of Maine, who las been active In opposition. Mr. Mason (rep., 111.)'offered a reso- ution directing the committee on rules ;o report a rule providing for a limitation of debate and for ordering the previous question. The resolution went over. . The agricultural appropriation bill was then taken up and passed without amendment. The bankruptcy bill was next formal- y laid before the senate, and Mr. Allen (pop., Neb.) announced that he would obstruct In every way possible any bankruptcy bill which Included involuntary bankruptcy. Mr. Nelson [rep., Minn.) amended hla substitute bill BO as to overcome criticisms heretofore made. Mr. Morgan gave notice that he would seek to secure a test on Lhe pending Nelson substitute by moving at 4 p. m. to-day to lay the substitute on the table. Corbett Would fight l-'Hi-ilmmoni. New York, April 21.—James J. Corbett Tuesday formally challenged Robert Fltzslmmons to meet him again in tho prize ,rlng, and deposited $5,000 as a forfeit. Philadelphia, Pa., . April 2L—Fitz- slmmons declared he meant to pay no Two Electrical Executions. Columbus, 0., April 21.—The first electrocutions In Ohio took place shortly before 1 o'clock In the annex oi the Ohio penitentiary. William Haas was 17 years old at the time of the commission of the crime for which he died. He was in the employ of William Brader, a truck farmer, five miles out oi Cincinnati. July 3, last year, Bradei went to market, leaving Haas and Mrs. Brader at home. Haas attacked the woman, cut her throat with a razor and set fire to the house. William'Wylle shot his wife at Cincinnati July 22, 1896. Americans Join tbe Revolt. Panama, April 21.—The correspondent in San Salvador says advices to hand are to the effect that many Amer- lcan-elt!zens-are-implicated-in-the-re- volt In Honduras. In an Interview a member of the Central American diet said that If these Americans were captured and the merited punishment should be meted out, they would soon be claiming the intervention of the United States through diplomatic channels, which, under the circumstances, should not be granted. British Officers Tender Service. London, April 21.—Several British offlcers,-both-on the active-llst^and be- longin'g to the reserve, have offered their services at the Turkish embassy, one of them volunteering to equip thirty men for service against the Greeks and to bear, all the expenses of taking them to the frontier. The officials of the. embasy have referred all such offers to the government at Constantinople. Kills Ills Brother's Captor. Fort Gibson, I. T., April 21.—Ike Rogers, the man who captured Crawford Goldsby, alias "Cherokee Bill," came in on the 10:30 o'clock train Tuesday and had only alighted on the platform when he was shot and killed by Clarence Goldsby, a brother of the desperado. Not less than 20 persons were on the depot platform when the shooting-occurred. • Decision Is Made Public. Washington, April 21.—The text of Justice Brown's opinion, delivered in the supreme court Monday in the In- diarapolls street car case, was made public yesterday. The opinion was favorable to the City Railway company, but was based entirely upon the seven-year extension to Us charter, made in 1880. ; Gentry Will Not Hang. Harrlsburg, Pa., April 21.—The board of pardons has recommended a commutation • of the death sentence Imposed upon James B. Gentry for the murder of Actress Madge Yorke, to imprisonment for life. Governor Hastings approved the "recommendation. Gentry was to have been hanged next Thursday. • Italian Expedition Mot Uoatroyecl. Rome, April 21.-^The Italian Geographical society has received news of the safety of the Botego expedition, reported to have been destroyed by the Abyaalnlans. Cape Squadron lias Bulled. Capo Town, April 21.—The Cape squadron has left Port Natal for a destination not known here. Auotlttr IL— The DR. HUNTER WEAKENS. Confirm* Report That ftp T» Ready to VFIthflratv. Frankfort, Ky., April 21.—-Those who have up to this time doubted that Dr. Hunter, the Indicted republican nominee for the United States senate, would ivlthdraw gave «p x all hope Tuesday when they learned that he had la- sued the "following statement over his own signature: "I. have gone over the whole situation carefully, and I admit that I do not know where my one vote is to come from. Under the circumstances [ am willing to say that I shall not prolong .the fight beyond a reasonable time, when I see that it is hopeless. This proceeding before the grand Jury has had absolutely nothing to do with my change of front. It has not been a factor in the fight, except to solidify and strengthen the loyalty of my friends. It was simply a transparent conspiracy to. defame me. "W. GODFREY HUNTER." Just when he will withdraw is a matter that is as yet doubtful, but In all probability he will get out of the race :o-day. But he will not do so until he and his supporters have settled on a man to become the nominee of the new caucus. . . Chicago Uonrd of Trade. Chicago, April 20.—The following table Bhows the range of quotations on the Chicago board of trade to-day: AIITICLK5, • v . Wheat—Apr May. July Sept ., Corn—April. May.. July Sept , Oats—Apr... May July Sept. Porlf-May.., July July Sept.... thtr'bs—Ma. July Sept High. ..TjjX '?& •I.HO •..40' Low. .72% .24 .25 8.42V4 4.2TJ. Closing. Apr.20 Apr.19 .78W •72k .18* •1.30 4.87 -72 .76 .75 .76 .75 •72K SA.% •:?,* b.OO -4:20 — 4.80 4,40 4.75 4.77K 4.85 100,OOO,OOO Ounces of Gold. Washington, April 21.—Australia has this year reached the 100,000,000-ounce line In her production of gold. That is, she has, since'1851, produced that amount of gold and the yield of that precious metnl is on the increase. .Victoria has produced 61 per cent of this output. Consul-General Maraitta, who submits the figures in this connection to the state department, shows that the yield last year was 2,375,948 ounces, an increase of 16,000 "ounces over the production of 1896. Think Many W«re Drowned. Natchez, Miss., April 21.—At Bayou Videl, in the lower portion of Madison parish, the water from the Blgf* crevasse caught the people unprepared and unaware of danger. Word was sent out from that locality requesting thai boats be sent there at once, ate the people were drowning. How many wer< actually drowned is unknown, but Tlhomas Blackman, his wife and infant are known to have been drowned, -and-Tr-FT-KeHs-came-near-losIng hU life in attempting to save them. It it -believed—others-have-perished.—TaHiU- lah, La,, the capital of Madison parish is flooded from, the Biggs, crevasse. Passed Eighteen Foot M*ri.,,, Warsaw, 111., April 21.—^^^feis- sippl has passed the eig|||*ri-foot mark, and people are leavlng^iortions of the districts protected by the levees. The river has overflowed the St. Louis, Keokiik and Northwestern track on the Missouri side, and trains are running through the water for miles. Water began pouring into Alexandria, Mo., over the railroad embankment, but the flow waa stopped. Mack's Murderers Have Confessed^ Independence, Kas., April 21.—Frank Oxford and his sixteen-year-old brother-in-law have been placed In jail at Vinita, I. T., charged with the murder of Joel Mack of this city, whose body was found on the river bank near Nowata two months ago. The boy has confessed and implicated Oxford. He says -he-shot Mack and that .Oxford cut off the victim's head; He told where the head had been burled and It was found and brought here. A lynching ia feared. Rich bnt a Murderer. Victoria, Mexico, April 21.—'A wealthy American sugar planter, known by the name of George Richards, died at his home 30 miles south of here, and It Is Just learned that he left a confession, written'In English, of having murdered two companions in a mining camp in Arizona twelve years ago! He robbed them of their savings and escaped to Mexico. He married a Mexican woman after cqming here. Presents for China's Emperor. St. Petersburg, April 21.—Prince Uohtomsky, imperial chjimberlaln and editor of the St. Petersburg Vledomostl, w,lth Lieut. Andreyevsky of the Emperor's 'Bodyguard Hussars, has left Odessa on the volunteer fleet steamer Nljni Novgorod for the far east. They take with them eight tons of presents from the czar and czarina to the emperor of China. Cubans Burn Their Foes. Havana, April 21.—The band of Spanish guerrillas accused of-killing the forty pacificos near Mangas last week were followed by Cubans, who captured fifty-five of them. The guerrillas were bound hand and foot and placed in a small building, which was fired, The Cubans stood by and taunted them with their recent murders. All were cremated. Baker and Jeffries Matched, San Francisco, Cal., April 21.—The Olympic club has matched t Jeffries of Los Angeles and Henry Baker of Chicago for-a purse of $1,700 for a twenty-round contest, to he decided on the night of May 21. The loser is to receive $200 from the purse. American Bicycles Are favorite*. Washington, April 21.—Victoria last year imported "bicycles' valued at T l,478,715, aocoraing to United States Consul-General Marattg. The wheels sell at prices ranging from $58 to $145, and American bicycles are favorites. Upend Monty on Harbors. Victoria, N. S. W., April 21.— New Sjouth Wales has spent $12,000,000 for harbors in forty years, exclusive of the coat of the port of Sydney, and will spend $1,500,000 for Uie name purpose thin year. Itoliutku I< April 21. — Representative llolmuu ot lailliuia sfiow&d much Tuesday umi Dr. Burweli, , n*>w regards hi* condi- AN APPEAL JOE HELP, FLOOD SITUATION SERIOUS AT PEMBINA, N. D. Two Hundred Persons Bald to B« In » Destitute Condition— Water* Continue to Blue Everywhere In Mississippi— Other Flood News, Washington, April 21.—Secretary Alger Tuesday received the following telegram from Pemblna, N. D.r • • "The storm of Monday In connection With the flood has left over 200 people destitute along the Red river In this country'. Aid Is needed at once. Can anything be done? The local committee Is unable to render sufficient aid." As the department has no agent In that section It will communicate directly with the mayor of Pemblna and probably authorize him to extend aid to the destitute. The following report came from the Inspecting office at New Orleans: "J have had Interview with parties represented to r me as responsible, who report that 372 persons, Including men, women and children, are destitute from the overflow In tflie vicinity of Nestor,, on the left bank below the organized levee district, and have practically been In that condition for several weeks. II Is recommended that rations 'be shipped to,them for three weeks." """"MINE "WORKERS" MEET. Anntml Convention of Iho Indiana m«~ trlct Opens In Terrfl Hunt*. Terre Haute, Ind., April 21.—The annual convention of the Indiana dte- trlct of the United Mine Workers mfct Tuesday, but with the smallest representation in ten years. The operators ot the northern field, who have one- half of the output in the state, have decided not to deal with the organization and most of their men have left Hhe organization. The operators of the southern field will send a committee here Thursday to meet the miners and will ask for a reduction In the price ot mining from 60 to 51 cents. The average price paid in the northern field is 47 cents an*l the southern operators say that this being the fact they cannot continue paying the 60-cent price. There are .no representatives from Illinois, which state recently adopted the proposition for a Joint board to settle wage disputes of the two states. The Indiana convention will follow suit, but with the northern operators' of this state not Joining In the movement It is not expected to be of practical benefit. Until a few months ago the Indiana operators Insisted that the miners of the two states must get together to uphold prices, and now that there is a prospect of doing this the Indiana miners are incensed at the action of the northern operators In withdrawing from the former relations with the organization. BEET SUGAR CULTURE. Farmer* Interesting Themselves In 'a New Industry. Washington, April 21.—The agricultural department Is being importuned from all parts of the country for beet sugar seeds. In view, of the unsatisfactory prices received for staple crops during the past few years and the prospective increase in the duty on sugar, farmers in all sections of the union evidently intend to experiment with beet sugar culture. Heretofore beet sugar growing has been confined almost exclusively to Nebraska, Kansas and California. The agricultural department has sent beet seeds this spring to about 'thirty states and territories. The demand comes from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, the Dakotaa. Texas, New Mexico, Iowa, Wisconsin. Minnesota, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York. Stop Cartridge* (or Greece. Atihens, April 21—While the Turkish government is experiencing no difficulty whatsoever In obtaining all the small arms and ammunition that It requires from Germany, 200,000 Mauser rifles 'having just, been dispatched thence to Constantinople, an entirely different policy is being observed by the powers toward Greece, for the Austrian authorities have just/ prevented a. cargo of 7,000,000 cartridges, addressed to the Greek war department at Athens, from leaving Trieste. Insane Man Kills Himself. St. Joseph, Mo., April 21.—Thomas Marshall, once a conductor, an inmate of the state lunatic asylum No. 2, cooked himself tq death in a bathtub at that institution. While the patients were at supper he managed to elude his guards and escaped to one of the bathrooms, where he turned on the hot water, filling the tub, after which he plunged In and was soon scalded to death. f Railroad Paymaster la Indicted. Kansas City, Mo., April 21,—J. H. Aldrioh, ex-cashier and paymaster of the Kansas City, Fort Scott & Memphis railroad and its branches, was to-day Indicted by the grand jury on the charge of embezzlement. Aldrioh was arrested over a week ago, admitted that he had used f27,000 of the company's money Intrusted to him, and was released on heavy bond. Are Miu»liiK Braxlllau Troops, Rio Janeiro,, Brazil, April 21.—Twenty battalions of federal troops are mossed at Queimados, and a strong movement will -be made in a short time against the rebel Conselheiro'a positions. ' • : . . Tlie Uruguayan government has presented, a heavy claim against Brazil for permitting the passage Bf rebels across the frontier. To Arrest lira. Los Angeles, Cal., April 21.—Sherlfl Burr has received a telegram from the sheriff of Hennepln county, Minn., re questing him to arrest Mrs. Laura Aus tin on & charge of abducting her own child, who was awarded to the custody o! her former husband by the Superioi court of that place. The sheriff has not yet succeeded iu louailag ifra. Will Not Aid Ivory. Washington, April 21.—The United States government, will not support the demand for Indemnity upon the British government of Edward Ivory, who was for some time in prison in London under suspicion of 'being concerned in a dynamite plot .and recently filed with the state department a demand for an Indemnity of about ?100,000. The proceedings to which Ivory was subjected, lt_has 'been_found,-woro regular in every respect and similar In every, point to those that would be imposed In the' case of any foreigner or native In the United States, so there Is no substantial reason for the .interference of the United States government. Armor 1'lato-Makcro Object. Washington, April 21.—The proposition made to congress by Secretary Herbert that congress provide for the establishment of a government plant for the manufacture of armor In the event that the armor-makers refused to accept the maximum price of $400 per ton has aroused opposition on the part of the manufacturers of war material throughout the country. 'Their argument is that the work can be better done by private enterprise and that nearly all Important inventions lu modern warfare are due to private Inventors working • outside government shops. Discuss Labor Questions. Washington, April 21.—The executive council of the Federation of La-.. bor continued Its sessions here Tuesday.. The questions discussed were not of general public Interest, but related mainly to the policy to be pursued by. trades unions over employes when called upon to do work other than that for which they were specifically engaged, The council will probably continue In session until Thursday. Uxoil \Veat Park Funds. Chicago, April 21.—S3. S. Dreyer, defaulting west park treasurer, and ex- . banker, told Special Master in Chancery Frank L. Wean yesterday afternoon in substance that he had used the funds of the board-to llquldato-the^— '—, partnership debts of his financial concern from the very day the money was turned over to him by Fred M. Blount,. his predecessor. Luuu AsBoclatlon In Trouble. Davenportf Iowa, April 21.—The> Home Protective' Building, Loan and Sayings Association, with a membership confined mainly to the Roman. Catholics of this state, is in the hands, of a state examiner, who has temporarily closed the office. John J. Ryan, secretary of the company, has been, missing for several'days. Mad Dog Bites Children. Chicago, April 21.—Seven children were bitten yesterday by a dog believed to have been suffering from hydrophobia. The victim^ were attacked by the animal in the street in front of their homes, and. in some cases the lacerations were eo painful as to ba serious, though rfo deaths are expected. Ineffective Anti-Trust BUI Passes. Albany, N. Y., April 21.—The antitrust bills in their amended form, with, every provision to which the attorneys of the corporations objected eliminated, were passed In the senate to-day by a. vote of 30 to 20, six Republican senators voting in the negative with the- democratic members. Cold Wave In Indiana. Indianapolis, Ind., April 21.—The cold wave which swept over Indiana Monday night did much damage to fruits. There wea hard freezing in every part of the state. In Bome4ocali- ties tbe temperature was as low as Iti degrees above zero. Protest Against Humphrey Bills. Chicago, April 21.—Five thousand Chicttgoans filled Battery D last night and voiced their disapproval of the Humphrey street "car bills. Strong resolutions denouncing the passage of the bills were passed without opposition. Tntnio Was Seriously impeded. ' Waterloo, Iowa, April 21.—The cola wave reached its worst Tuesday & drisaliag rain, with the freezing, seriously '...*.,. JSK........

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