Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on May 13, 1897 · Page 2
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May 12.—Tlj? of the senate amendments to the civil appropriation bill waa fln- iehed by the house Tuesday and the bill sent to a conference. President Cleveland's forest reservation order was the subject of much debate, and the house voted not to concur in the «enaf.e amendment to annul the_ order with the understanding that the conferees Ehould arrange an amendment which would hate the same effect. The most Interesting debate was on the appropriation of f 50,000 to improve Pearl harbor in the Hawaiian islands, which was rejected by a vote of 85 to 58. Mr.'HHt (111.), past and prospective chairman of the committee on foreign affairs, earnestly urged the Importance 'of taking steps to confirm the title of this government to the harbor in view of the senate 'proposal to abrogate the Hawaiian treaty." Mr. Cannon replied to Mr. Hitt, suy- ing that this government was in no danger if congress did not make the appropriation at this session. The harbor had been granted to the United States absolutely, for all time, he &ald, and was as much our property aa any harbor on the Pacific-coast, The item was opposed by Mr. Sayers ', because, he said, as soon as Pearl harbor had b6en improved the government would be called on to expend several millions to fortify it. Instead of lookr ing abroad for objects of legislation congress should look to'the relief of its own people. . Mr. Bayers warned congress that the next step in line with the proposed policy would, be annexation. He warned them not to be frightened by the report that England would take possession of the islands. Comparatively ffew Republicans wore present, and the'Yote.waajnearlyi_a^iiai;^ -ty one:" Half a^ ^ozen^peniocratF and •JPopulista, including CummingB (N. T.), 'Tate (Ga.), King (Utah), and Populists Simpson and Ridgely (Kan.), voted to > -concur, and about a dozen Republicans, .-among them Cannon, Hilborn, Parker, Moody (Mass.), Broderick (Kan.), Bromwell (Ohio), Linney (N. C.), voted not to concur. The Pearl harbor amendment was^ent to conference. ;* DINGUS Y IS INTERVIEWED. Criticise* the TarlO BUI a« Amended by 1 the Senate Committee. (Washington, May 12.—Chairman Dingley of the ways and means com- mltee, whose name is borne by the new tariff bill,'was requested to' give some statement as to the probable additional revenue that would be yielded ^fle first year by the senate tariff bill, as 1 well as by the house bill, and he spoke as follows: Mil recommended by the senate finance committee (abqut 706) appear to be multitudinous, yet .about 200 of them are mainly verbal — such as substituting o for u, leaving about 500 which change rates. This is about the number of amendments to the McKln- ley bill adopted by the senate of 1890, and of these remaining 500 a large proportion involve nothing of consequence. There are, however, many amendments which are important, not only on revenue but other grounds. "The effect of these amendments, as a whole— outside of the amendment Imposing a duty on tea for two years and a half and the amendment increasing the Internal revenue tax on beer'-44~centB-a,-barTel for 'the same period, and the increase proposed on tobacco and cigarettes — is to produce .leas revenue than would be yielded by the house bill. • "The ways and means committee expressly said that while there could be no question that .the house bill would In any event yield "sufficient revenue to carry, on the government, and leave a surplus the second year of its opeF- ntion— which nobody even now contradicts-7-and probably .sufficient for the first year if it coujd be promptly put in force, yet if there should be a delay in its enactment beyond 'May 1,' anticipatory importations would jn- evitabjy cause a serious inroad ,in, the prospective revenue for the first year. "If the ways and 'means committee had supposed that the bill would be delayed as long ad now seems probable, it Would have said that such delay would inevitably result in largely nullifying the revenue qualities of the "bill the first year through importations of woo}, sugar and other articles, before the new duties should go into force, unless such a "retroactive provision 8s was placed in the bill by the house could be maintained." ~t<r „ 44 JtfV'v Jar i .*, Cuban Uobftte Not May 12.— The Cuban occupied the entire attention of the senate Tuesday, the debate taking a wide range and at times becom- tog spirited when comparisons were Juada between the attltuUe of the former administration and the present eae on the subject of Cuba, The de- fcsto finally went over until today. A partial conference report on the ladian appropriation bill waa agreed to, • ' • ; in AauMfei Keokufc, lows, May Jg.— Ta? lodge Aecieut Order of •s and <-lti?»n<? by th<* Iwvl m^nR? of thp Woman's Relief Corps, degree work by George H. Thomas Post of Indianapolis, and degree wofk by tJ>» Ladies of the Grand Army ot the Re public. At the recaption the gussta 0 honor were Q«n. Lew Wallace and Ma}. T. S. Clarkson of Omaha, Commander- in-chief of the Grand Army. TO TAX INHERITANCES. SnpreHiB Conn S»ft tfce taw t* Springfield, 111., May 12..—The Supreme court of Illinois' holds tha inheritance tax law of two years ago constitutional. The decision to that effect was filed-Tuesday in the ease of Kochefsperger vs. Drake, in which the treasurer of Cook county sought to collect the tax under the law from the heirs of John B. Drake. The opinion was written by Judge Phillips. The court not only upholds the right of the legislature to tax inheritances, but sustains as well the progressive rate of taxation provided for by the law of 1895. NICARAGUA INSULTS AMERICA. Gunbent tncy B. 8end» Solid Shot After a New Orlean* Merchantman. New Orleans, La^ May 12.—The American steamer Rover, trading between here and Honduras ports, was fifed upon twice by a gunboat of the Nicaraguan government Solid shot was used. The American flag was flying from her peak at the time the shots were fired. No previous warning was given her commander ot the desire of the gunboat to overhaul her. A vigorous protest will bo made by the owners of the Rover through the secretary of state an'd damages will be asked. Proceedings In Illlnol* "Home. Tuesday morning passed to third reading the senate bill, amending the garnishment law. Mr. Trowbrldge's bill to provide for the establishment aiid maintenance v of manual training departments for high schools, was passed. Mr. Hammer's uniform text-book bill was taken up as a special order- on third reading, and passed by a vote of 91 yeas to 28 nays. , For Sanitation of Streams. Indianapolis, Ind., May 12.—Gov. Mount appeared before the state convention of health officers Tuesday and called attention to the contamination of rivers. Cities and towns are forced to draw their supply of drinking water from many of these streams, into which filth is constantly'poured. He urged upon local health ofllcers the ne-. ceeslty of preventing the contamination of streams wherever possible. • ringroe'n Bills Are Failed. Lansing, Mich., May 12.—The Pingree men won the first round in the house in the fight over the railroad bills. The entire "day Tuesday was de- jfoted-io-thelr-conslderation-ln-eomnilt tee of the whole, which finally agreed to the bill substituting local for specific taxation, and also to the bill making a flat 2-cent passenger fare for all sections of the state. Both bills, it is conceded, will fail in the senate. Kentucky Encampmo: •• I* Ended. ^Lexington, Ky., May 12.—The state encampment of the .Grand Army of the Republic was ended here Tuesday. The time was devoted to the business of the order. The election.of ofllcers resulted as • follows: Department commander. Judge AT TV Tharp, of Winston; senior vice commander, R. F. Martin, Louis? ville; junior vice commander, J. B. Spiers, Lexington. Cuban Insurgent* Luud Supplier. . Key West, Fla...May 12.—An expedition has landed at the mouth of the Tayabacoa river,. near Tunas Zasa, in Santa Clara province, coming to shore within view ot a Spanish gunboat, the Ardilla, which feared to make an attack. The insurgents took the arms and supplies into the interior, and marks were found on the beach made by the landing of heavy guns. Wlscoiuin Knights of I'ythlag. Janesvillc, Wis., May 12.—The twen r ey-sixth annual convention of the grand lodge, Knights of. Pythias of Wisconsin, convened In this city Tuesday. The ; Grand Temple of Rathbone Sisters is also in sepslon, and the ten chapters in the state are well veprW sented. The membership of the Knights of Pythias in Wisconsin Is now about 8,675. • - ." .. ••-•-." .Victory for Fulton. 111. • Fulton, 111., May 12.—The effort to remove the ofllce of the head clerk of the Modern Wopdmen of American from here to Rock Island W8» settled Tuesday in favor of Fulton, The Supreme court -reversed and remanded the case, with instructions to make the injunction perpetual. , Juuu * Springfield, III., May 12.—The senate Republican caucus hss decided in favor of sine die adjournment June 4. Without doubt the house will concur in the selection of this date. BUI I* Springfield, III., May 12.—The bill allowing owaere of class "A" warehouses to buy and sell f r$ia aa well as to do a the eeuite Springfield, ill.. May 12.—The May 1 crop reports received at the department of agriculture on the condition of winter wheat In Illinois cmrrobo- ratei the reports made earlier in the season as to the extent of the damage done by winter-killing 'and floods to the crop. Tn« summary says: "In the northern grand division of the state 68 p«r cent of the area seeded Is reported destroyed by these causes, leaving but 18,500 acres for harvest. The worst reports come from central Illinois, where 82 per cent of the area seeded Is killed, 141,000 acres being left for harvest. In the southern division 61 per cent was destroyed, or 555,000 acres, thus leaving 361,600 for harvest. "Taking the state as a whole into consideration, we find that of the 1,749,000 seeded to wheat last fallj, 1,229,600 acres were either entirely destroyed or BO nearly so that they have been plowed up and the ground Will be devoted to other crops. The amount lefj, 520,600 acres, is the ^smallest wheat area ever harvested in Illinois. In northern Illinois the May 1 condition is reported as 64 per cent of a normal; In central Illinois, 48^ per cent and in the southern division, 52 per cent, the state average being 51 per cent. "The amount of old wheat in producers' hands on May 1, 1897,, la below the average, although greater than In 1896, there being 2,016,600 bushels reported this year. This is the smallest proportion of the crop ever reported." WHEAT HAS IMPROVED. * Comparatively Favorable Report Comes from Indiana. 4tadiaMPoll8, i n d. t . May 12.—Tha weekly crop bullqtih for Indiana' nays, In part: "Plowing for corn progressed most rapidly during the favorable days; much corn was planted In the central and southern portions, and some In the northern portion. Wheat improved much. Rye is in excellent condition; in some of the fields in the southern and central portions ty is heading. Oats are coming up and look well. Clover, timothy, meadows and grass Improved rapidly, and look fresh and green; • meadows promise large crops of hay this year." Crop Report from Iowa. Des Molnes, Iowa, May 12.— The state's weather and crop bulletin, sent out by the state service, sayst -. "A large area baa, been prepared/tor corn; arid reports from all districts indicate that, a good beginning has been, .made in planting, and the work , IB now being rapidly pushed to completion. Spring wheat, oats and barley are generally doing fairly well, the chief drawback being a tendency of the soil to bake in fields where the ground eetted;" ~— Missouri In Bad Shape. Columbia, Mo,, May 12.—The, report of the condition of Missouri crops, by the weather bureau, says: "Corn 'planting Is about completed. However, corn is not In the best condition, the ground not being good and cut worms are doing damage in many localities. .Wheat and oata. have suffered, but as a rule both are doing well at present. Chinch bugs have appeared in large numbers in many places,". •• ,, : . .;_;..,; :.: : '. , ,.„_.•.__/..• 1 Minnesota Crops All Right. St. Paul, Minn., May 12.—The weekly crop report -for Minnesota, says: "Wheat seeding in the flooded districts is well advanced. In other sections all small grain seeding is practically finished;'in the southern half of the state most of it is.up and grow,- ing finely. ,. Corn, potatoes, flax land is being prepared rapidly, and -corn planting is about completed," Cliuse the Wrong 3Ian> Milwaukee, Wls., May 12.—A man suspected of being Pouch, the Waukesha murderer, was seen hear Racine Tuesday afternoon. Farmers mounted their horses and hurried ahead of him, spreading the news. Telephone messages were also sent, and soon a large posse of under sheriffs and armed farmers assembled to meet him. He was much surprised at the commotion he had caused, and readily established his identity ,as an innocent farmer. Win In Quebec. Montreal, May 12.—The Quebec provincial elections took place Tuesday and resulted In the complete overthrow of the 'conservative party. In the last legislature the parties stood: Conservatives, 50; liberals, 23. These JSgureg have been reversed as a result of tbis election, the liberals having elected fifty members, with a probability of fifty-three, and the conservatives abou twenty. • ' J?or » Piudoa Springfield, 111., May 12.— The iumso appropriation committee ordered reported favorably the senate bill providing for the creation of a state board of pardons after striking out the appropriation clause, . i iiefuate;!. IN- May 12.— The. University 01 Illinois track team went dowu before the University of Chicago & dual meet Tud84fty by ft score ol tf to 13. • Pitt*. „. Me to Bronklyn, Qam^e at St. Loui* anfl Louisville were pterenMC Th*> only rtsenses fn standiER were the reversal of New York and Cleveland, and t&o regaining of a share of second place by Louis-rille and of fourth by Cincinnati. Scores: /— At Chicago— I Cincinnati .... ...10 201100 1—8 Chicago .. i. l 0001001 2—5 AtPUtflburg— Boston .... ..,.,,092000000—2 Plttsburg i.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 C 0—0 At Washington— Baltimore ... ....310 00002 0—6 Washington ... ..20000100 0—S At Cleveland- Cleveland ... .,..0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 *—7 Brooklyn ..* 0 0000000 0—0 Louisville, Ky., May 11.—The Louisville-New York game was prevented by wet grounds. St. Louis, Mo., May 11.—The St Louis-Philadelphia game was postponed on account of rain. Games today: Cincinnati at Chicago, Philadelphia at St. Louis, New York at Louisville, Brooklyn at Cleveland, Boston at Plttsburg, Baltimore,at Washington. . At Columbus—Columbus, 5{ Indianapolis, 1. ..',.Minneapolis, at St. Paul —Wet grounds. At Grand Rapids—Grand Rapids, 13; Detroit, 7. St. Paul, Minn., May 11.—The St. Paul-Minneapolis game was postponed today on account of rain. •Weitern Association. At St. Joseph— St. Joseph, 13; Peoria, 5. i At Burlington— Rockford, 13; Bhr- llngton, 6. . .At Des Moines— Des Moines, 3; Dubuque, J, ^^^^ -__'- .._ .*^_-'-^ n±n==z At Qulncy— Quincy, 10; Cedar Rap- Ids, 8. • Athrai, May J2.—A collective from the cowers oa th« subject of mediation has been presented to the Greek minister for foreign affairs, M. Skotilondis, by the Russian minister here, M. Onou, The Greek government has accepted the conditions imposed and has confined its interests to the care of the powers. The following" Is the text of the note of the powers: "The representatives of France, -Italy, Great Britain, Germany and Austria charge M. Onou, the repre* ssntatlve of Russia and the deaa of the diplomatic corps, to declare in the name of their respective governments that the powers are ready to otter mediation with a view to, obtain an armistice and smooth the difficulties actually existing between Greece and Turkey on condition that the Hellenic government declares that it will proceed to- recall Its troops from Crete, adhere formally to autonomy for Crete and accept unreservedly the .counsels wMch the,powers may give in the Interests of peace." The reply of'the Greek government was as follows: "The royal government in taking the note and declaration of the Ilusian representative, acting in the name of the ministers of the powers, declares that it will proceed to recall the royal troops from Crete,-* adheres formally to autonomy for. Crete, and confides the interests of Greece to the hands of the powers." As soon as the reply of Greece to the note of the powers was handed to the representative of the powers the latter telegraphed the Greek decision to the representatives of the powers at Constantinople;;with the request that they obtain an 4rmlstice. 6- ! • Michigan League. At Lansing— Bay City, 8; Lansing, 2, At Jackson^— Jackson, 8; Port, Huron, At Kalamazoo—Saginaw. 14; Kalamazoo, 4. BIO CONCERN FAILS. William*, Brown « to. of San Fran- cUco Go to the Wall* Sau Francisco, Cal., May 12.—The wellrestabllshed firm of Williams, Brown & Co;, wholesale shipping and commission merchants, is In financial difficulties. Its liabilities are said to be $600,000, but its assets are believed to be sufficient'to nieet most of Its'ob- llgatlons. If the creditors will grant an extension of time the firm hopes to resume business. . For tha past nine years the firm has been recognized as one of the most active houses in the Australian import trade. The .direct, cause' of the failure Is said to have been the failure of Australian consignees to meet bills drawn against them for heavy ship- men ts-of-graltt.--A-great deal'of-inbnejr was lost by the firm in its fruit'oper- ations in the Fresno market and in the Columbia river canneries in which they were Interested. lowa Stiver Men Meet. : ' Des Moines, Iowa, May 12.—A conference of .free silver Republicans,' attended by fifty leaders,, was held here Tuesday preliminary to the Democratic central committee meeting to-day. It was informally agreed that the Democrats, silver Republicans and Populists should maintain separate , organizations. The three state conventions will- be held on the same day in Des Moines the latter part of July. The state-ticket, according to present plans, ,w*ll be divided as follows: .Silver Democrats, governor and supreme Judges;.'p'r pullets, railroad commissioners and lieutenant governor; free silver '. Republicans, state superintendent. Suuday-Scliool Workers Meet. Belleville, 111., May, 12.—The thirty- ninth annual convention of the Sunday School Workers of Illinois met Tuerday In Liederkrantz hall. The convention being non-denominational, all Evangelical bodies are represented, and there is a far greater attendance than was expected. Along with each delegation has come a number of interested and zealous Sunday school workers, BO the town is crowded with more •% visitors than it has seen in many a day. FlutU Jloly War Vunecewary, Constantinople, May 12.—The porte has given positive denial to the statement that the Shiek-ul-Islam hag issued a circular to the Imams In Constantinople and the provinces foreshadowing a holy war, and to the report that the sacred .edict was already being being prepared. ..... 8»f« Blower* Oet BS.OOO. Decatur, Mich,, May 12.—Burglars, supposed to be from Chicago, blew open the safe of Edward Cleveland at in Tuesday morning and secured |2,000 in money and jewelry, Pardoned by <jov. Uyake. Anamosa, lo^wa, May 13,—Governor Drake baa pardoned Mrs. Amelia Evans, She killed a mar* whose meddlesome letters almost estranged her and her husband. Houia Blow* Up. Marquette, Mich., May 12.—A dynamite packing house belonging: to the Lake Superior Powder company blew up, a»4 J)8ii HSUTI* wa» blown Uj The procedure befor? the will be strictly in ftccordaaee with There will be no emotional or sensational appeals, TBS attorneys *ay thef will b« costetit to fiepend npoa tteta and the force of argument to save their client. It Is not the fatention of Mr. and Mra, Currant to ftccompaay th* attorneys to Sacramento, M it Is as- derstood that the governor Would BO* see them should they present themselves. fiurrant is sanguine that tlse governor will act favorably on his &i>- pllcaUon. tto«rd of Trade. Chicago, May 11.— The folloing table shows the range of quotation oa the board of trade todaj;: Wheat—May Jnly. Sept: Corn—May... July.. Sept ,. Oftt»-May,.. July.. Sept Pork—May.;. Jnly........ Bent Lard—May... July ..,..,. Sept...,. .. Ehtfbs—May July Sept Higb. .84 JM) .18' B.OO 8.05 4.00 4.1U 4.70 Low, 3$ MX 8.93^ 4.65 4.07^ Closing, May 11 8.60 8.95 4.00 4.07^ MaylO -& .~l peace: : ";", " There is a sense of relief in Athens at the prospect of an immediate end to the calamitous war. There Is no excitement,'and no popular demonstration is anticipated. The government has notified the Greek army of the mediation of the powers. Royal Neighbor*.in Bcmloo. Rock Island ,111., May 12,—The sixth annual meeting of the head camp of Royal Neighbors, the ladles' auxiliary of Modern Woodmen, convened Tuesday morning. ' The afternoon session- was devoted to the reading and, consideration of the supreme officers' reports; Which show a gratifying growth during fpj^^rma-^hfe-la_H^ "rial members is 30,000, of whom 10,000 , , MAY DEFV POWBK8. Hloblllzatlon of, Large Force* Cauaei General Anxiety. : • London, May 12.—A dispatch to the Standard, from Constantinople says: "It Is reported that orders have been sent out for the mobilization of the Oth' and 6th army corps reserves stationed at Bagdad and in Syria, and for the lmmediate"diapatch of fifty battalions to Konleh, from which point they will be. taken to Ismeed, in' Asia Minor. These preparations, -which -Involve an expense that Turkey is quite unable to bear. o"annot he Greece, and they excite anxiety, as Indicating that Turkey is preparing either to confront a more formidable foe or to place herself in such a strong position that she will be able to Ignore ^-~~ -against- JJrQgram_ofiietture» and-cllnlca.- tlon.?' ______ Say Thousands AreHomelesK. London, May 12.—A dispatch to the Daily News from Lamia, dated Sunday, says that 80,000 Thessallans - are herded there and in the neighboring villages after the successive flights from Tyrnavos, Larlssa, Pharsala and, Domokos. The most pitiful scenes are witnessed on every hand, i Thousands of women und children are lying exposed to the continuous heavy rains. Most of their, carts and horses haye been; requisitioned by_ the .military. Fires are of nightly occurrence and villages are burned wherever the Turks are to be seen. Tjhe r Greek authorities have endeavored to supply -bread to thousands of the homeless, but their efforts are almost unavailing, ; • "* '.,' '•- ";: Coat of tue War. •' ' ..'•;" ;'-' Constantinople, May 12,—The expenses of the war with Greece are estimated at £5,OOp,OOfr J (:?25,000,pOO), which Greece will pay as an indemnity, in-annual, installments, 'guaranteed by the Thessali^n revenues. :• ' Policy Not Agreed jUutm,,: -. Indianapolis, Ind., May 13..—About 300 policy-holders of the Mutual Life Insurance company of Indiana met here Tuesday and discussed the affairs of the company. The temporary receiver submitted a report which showed the liabilities to exceed the assets by about $100,000. Most of the policy-holdere were in favor of having the affairs of the concern wound up at once,,, but the meeting adjourned, without definite action, An amended complaint alleging misappropriation of funds by the officers of the company waa filed in court. U»meay'i C'ttehier )• Cie»r*d. Oarlyle, 111,, May 12.— A Jury decided Tuesday afternoon that B. H: NIehbff was not guilty of embezzling the funds of the defunct Ramsay bank, of which WEB cashier. Niejjoff was charged with the . larceny of several notes, which it was alleged belonged to the Ramsay aesets. •'. It was proved that these notea were nof the property of the bank. . ' • M«ty aeucU 878,009, Columbus, Ohio, May 12,— The "do- lcatlon of Cbgrlea Henry Damsel, head bookkeeper of the National Bank of Columbus, way reach $75,000, it 19 Bank Examiner Sturdevjiiit to make public the results of partial Inquiry jpto the bank/0 af- but admits that the far ex««da 1 are enrolled In the beneficiary department. • • , • Matthew* Hakes a Denial. Indianapolis, Ind., May 12.—Ex-Goy. Claude Matthews denies that he is an. active candidate to succeed David TUP-' pie in the United States senate.'" "I cannot say," said he, "that I would not be glad to have a seat in the senate, but Senator Turpla and I have long been the best of friends, and I-have no knowledge as to what his intentions are about being a candidate to succeed himself." - - • "~* UentUtc Muet at Peorla. -< ' Peoria, 111., May 12.—The thirty-sec- - •* ond annual meeting of the Illinois ,,; State Dental Society was begun In this /' this city Tuesday, with fifty .members ~-'<f of the'profession, f including tWo la-' .' dies, in attendance. -The meeting will" continue four days, with an'extensive/: C. R. Taylor of Streator, president, delivered his annual'address and It was discussed. •...">, % GOT, Bradley Declares Hlmielf. ley refused to allow Dora Creech, a 12- ' year-old glrlj convicted of perjury in Owsley county, and sentenced for one year, to come to the penitentiary, an$ ' granted her a full pardon. The governor threatens to pardon every Juvenile' convict out of both state prisons unless < the legislatures at once provide funds for state, schools of reform. _ tine I* Oiuvn. Omaha, Neb., May 12.—The annual convention of the-Young Women's Christian Association in Omaha was "a"' very animated one.''At its conclusion, it was decided to exclude from active • membership Catholics, Unitarians and ' Salvation Army adherents on the ground that they are not Evangelical, The amendmentto the constitution ^as , adopted J)y twp majority. -•..', Roman catholic Knight* Meat/ y Mobile, Ala, Ma» 12.—The Roman. '• Catholic Knights of America met here -Tuesday.' Official reports show that the knights have made progress, th» order showing substantial net gala in- membership since the biennial convention of 1895 at Omaha. The present tptal membership is 23,470, Illinois* quota being 1,473. ,. Bribery Committee Not Appointed, '• Springfield, 111,, May 12,—Sneaker '' Curtis, contrary to general expectation,', did not announce the committee df five • to investigate the charge of att«mpte4 bribery preferred against'W.'C. Gar-'' rard by Committee Clerk A, L. Hamii- >• ton> ' IS ie stated that tha c&mraittse : will not be named until after today* fl fight on the Humphrey bills. «.• Speaker* of Note X>r««eut. V Kokomo, Ind,, M«?y 12.—Tfao thirty- ninth annual meeting of the General. Association of Congregational Churches and Minister* of. Indiana Iw- gaa here Tuesday. There are 800 preachers and church workers present- < Many speakers of prominence are oii the program. - , i'owlur lUotlnj^a Are Madiuou, Wig., May 12.— The Fowler brothers of Superior were arralgnacl io the Federal court Tuesday on a graa4 jury indictment charging them with. misapplication of national bank funds. The Fowlers pleaded not guilty sad ball in the sum of |5,QGO each was fur- k, May 12 creasing, and tha f re*Ujr, solaier» ara

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