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JUNCTION CH NION The Daily Up ion receives the Associated Press report each day. Special correspondents at Fort Riley and in county. The Daily Union is delivered, by carrier each evening in Fort Riley. The Shoppers ail read The Union. SEVENTEENTH YEAR.


THE STORES CLOSED IS A 101 LOSS FEAR FOR ASQU1TH a HELM Two Engines and Sk Can in Ditch Near Ottawa. Ottawa. Mareh 30. Passen ger train No. 2, eastbouud on the Missouri Pacific railway, was wrecked near here at 9:15 o'clock Sunday.

The two engines pulling the train and four cars left the track, one engine turning over and a baggage and mail car, the smoker and a tourist sleeper going Into the ditch. The dining car left the rails, but kept upright. Engineer Brown, Fireman Miller and a dozen passengers were Injured. WILL Rl'N FOR COMMISSIONER. Bernard O'Malley ill He a Candidate From This City.

It's rumored that Pernard O'Malley will be a candidate for county com missioner from this city at the election in August. When asked regarding tho rumor Mr. O'Malley stated that he had not decided to announce Just yet, but it was true that he was going1 to ask for the nomination on tho Democratic ticket. This year the Commissioner is elected from the Junction City prceinct. At present the oflfce Is held by Mr.

James Furrow. HELVE1G MAKES A RECORD GETS PENSION BILL THROUGH HOCSE IN 40 MINUTES. The Kansas Man as "First Termer Is Making a Name For Himself In Congress. Washington, March 28. Congress man Guy Helverlng of tho Fifth Kan sas district, holds tho record for speed In passing a general pension bill through the house.

Last week Helverlng was in chargo of the bill reported from the committee on in valid pensions and he put through the bill, carrying pensions for 203 veterans of tho civil war in just forty minutes from tho time he was recognized by tho speaker. CAN RIDE WITH. CARRIERS. New Rule of the Post Office Depart. ment.

Here after roHd commissioners will be accorded tho pi'ivrlge of riding with-rural carriers for 'inspection of roads. Tho new rule was announced in the January supplement to the Postal Guide and is as follows: 'Tostniasters at rural delivery of fices aro Instructed to penult road supervisors or commissioners having direct charge of the highways over which rural delivery routes aro In op eration to rido over tho routes with rural carriers when such road off! cials are actually engaged In the per formance of their duties in connection with the Inspection of the roads." Tho new rule will be of great ad vantage especially to county superintendents of roads who will bo enabled to Inspect many miles of roads dally without going to the expense of horse or auto hire. ENGLISH COAL MINERS STRIKE. Over 85,000 Walk Out, Demanding Minimum Wage Rule. Leeds, England, March 30.

Thirty- five thousand coal miners of the York shire pitts struck, and ono hundred and thirty-five thousand others gave notice that they would quit. The strikers demand a minimum wage rate. At the Unlversulist Church. One valuable characteristic of the sermons of Rev. C.

If. Emmons is their power to arouse self inquisition. Tho question, What is right, and how shall I direct and control my actions, Is Invariably aroused In tho mind of tho hearer. The sermons yesterday were teeming with this spiritual influence, "Good Master, Wiiat Shall I Do to Inherit Eternal Life?" became the Inquiry of each listener as well as that of tho young man who came to Jesus with It, and from his answer they learned that the mere keeping of the commandments, in a passive way as law-abiding citizens, is not the whole duty required. In almost every life there conies a time when some supremo sacrifice, as great as the young man was when asked for, the giving of his fortune to the poor, and only tho soul which can moot this test in whatever form It conies, may rise to tho.

full heights of Christian blessedness, Rev. Emmons' account of tho Es-senos, a learned and devout sect of that time, was most Interesting, The evening sermon on the text: Am I my brother's keeper appealed to the best instincts of every heart. Rev. Emmons said: "The world today Is moved by a growing snnso of human brotherhood." Ho then reviewed graphically the various upheavals and conditions of unrest and rebellion against injustice and oppression, which are agitating tho many lands and which guided by the power of God will bring on more equitable and spiritual relations between man and his brother man, Tho music of tbo choir was fine and the service of song which preceded the sermon an Inspiration to tho devotional spirit. The Lenten services will be held in the church parlors on 'Wednesday ev- Under Sentence of Death for Another Crime, Pardon Refused.

Jefferson City, March 30. Governor Major today refused to pardon James Schruiu, now serving a ninety-nine year prison term for the murder of Mont Hall in St. Francis county, and by refusing to pardon him made it impossible for the sheriff of SL Francis county to hang Schrum for the murder of Glnt Gibson. The sentence of execution hanging over Schrum has been approved by the state supreme court, but the sheriff of St. Francis county cannot get possession of Schrum to lead him to the gallows until the governor pardons him.

WAS A PROMINENT JUNCTION MAN George W. Martin Was Major and a Public Man. This morning Mayor Thompson requested that tho business houses of this city close during the funeral hours of the Hon. George W. Martin.

Every house in the business district complied with tho request and all seemed anxious to pay respect to the former townsman. Mr. Martin came to this city when the town was started. For many years ho was one of the leaders in tho upbuilding of the little city. As editor of tho Union he made many a fight for tho betterment of the town that has made tho town what It is today.

He held many public offi ces and was mayor of tho city at one time. MAKE PAYMENTS ON FINES. Missouri Lumber Companies Send Cheeks to Supreme Court. Jefferson City, March 30. Two c.heckB for five thousand dollars each wero received by tho supremo court to apply on the fines of tho Missouri Lumber Mining and tho Central Coal Coke lined and ousted for violation of the anti-trust law.

A check for one thousand dollars was received on the lino of tho Missouri Lumber and Land Exchange, ASK A JOB FOR CALDWELL. Kansas Delegation Wants Him Ap pointed Minister to Persia. Washington, March 30. Senator Thompson and tho congressional delegation from Kansas today asked presli dent WilHon to appoint John L. Cald well of Fort Scott, as minister to Per sia.

POSTMASTER AT MANHATTAN. John M. Winter Is Nominated President Wilson for Oflire. Washington, March 30. John M.

Winter was today nominated by the President to be postmaster at Man hattan, Kan, WAS SHOT BY RIS BROTHER ROY CLUGSTON', AGED THREE, WOUNDED WITH .22 RIFLE. Accident Occurred Yesterday Morn. Ing-Boy, Shot In Thigh, Suffer, ed From Loss of Blood, i Roy Clugston, three years old, a son of Sergt. aud Mrs. Clugston of West Tenth street, wus shot through the thigh yesterday morning by his brother, John, aged five.

Sergt. Clugston, a member of tho Sixth field artillery band at the post, had secured a .22 rifle, Intending to kill a cat. He stood the gun, which was loaded, against a bureau and left tho room for a mo ment. The boys got tho gun, and whllo playing with it, It was accident ally discharged, tho bullet entering tho thigh of tho younger old er boy ran to his mother to toll her of tho accident, and Mrs. Clugston thought that ho had shot himself until tho younger boy Bald, "No, mama, It's mo that is shot," Tho bullet severed an artery and It Is said that only tho prompt attention of a physician saved the boy from bleeding to death.

His condition today Is very favorablo, and ho will recover. MI ST RAISE OCR OM POTATOES. Quarantine on the Foreign Article on Account of Diseases. Washington, March 30. Warning that tho United States hereafter must produce enough potatoes to supply home consumption on account of most sources of foreign Imports being closed by a plant disease quarantine has been Issued tho department of agriculture.

This Information Is highly Important to tho potato producers of Kansas, particularly those in the eastern part of tho state, which is one of the greatest potato producing sections of the country. In a statement it Is pointed out that Germany has solved tho problem of supplying its own needs with this important foodstuff at reasonable price, regardless of annual variations In yield, and that tho United States might well look to that country In Its efforts to better its potato industry. Fred Barcsel was In from the east Saturday on business. 'O- Mr. Bernard Blanken of Clark's Creek, wns In the city on Raturdny.

An Advance of 25 Cents Is Scheduled for April 1. New York, March 30. Coal dealers have announced that the summer prices of coal which go Into effect on April 1, will be 25 cents a ton higher for the corresponding date of last year. The prices for April and May will be 6.S0 for the family sizes of hard coal, increasing during the summer to J6.90( in September. The summer scale In 1913 started at 6.25 and in September the price was $6.75.

The Pennsylvania mining tax and advances in wages of coal bargemen are given as causes of increase. WILSON TO THE DEMOCRATS. They Should Have no Hesitation lu Voting' for Tolls Repeal. Washington, March 30. President Wilson today declared that on account of the contradictory statements of the Baltimore platform, the Democrats should have no hesitation in voting for the repeal of the Panama canal tolls exemption.

The president emphatically characterized the exemption as a subsidy and pointed out that one plank in the platform expressed opposition to subsidy direct or indirect, while another plank declared for tolls exemp tion. He asserted there should be no doubt among Democrats as to which should take precedence. President Wilson said that the Btory that he had entered into bargains with Great Britain through Sir William Tyrrell, private secretary to Sir Edward Grey, was one of a number of Insults introduced in the congressional debate. He declared that he wanted to express his regret that what had promised to be a genuine difference of opinion, seemed to be degenerating Into an attempt to discredit the administration. Representative Doremus of Michi gan opened the day's debate in the house with ant attack on the administration's stand.

0W HAVE THE WIRE STRUNG. Electric Cars ire Shoved Up Past Eureka Lake. The men at work on the inlerurban line from Eureka Lake west did a lot of work last week and Saturday the electric cars were running as far west as the Odd Fellows The poles and cross arms have ben put up far ther west than the lake but the line has been put up temporarily so that the cars could shove the freight cars loaded with the stoel ahead, over the line. The bridges between the Odd Fellows home and Ogden have been completed and; the line -Will bojntq Ogden before trie 1st of May. William Shane, was in from the south Saturday.

WAS ALMOST A CLOUDBURST HEAVIEST RAIN IV YEARS BE-TWEEX ELLSWORTH CARNIERO. RIvcc Raised Nine Feet in an Hour Track Washed Out 1H Inch of Rainfall Here. Tho heaviest rain in years full be tween Ellsworth and Carniero along the line of the Union Pacific on Sat urday night, according to Engineer George Fritz. The downpour was al most a cloudburst. The river raised nino feet within an hour and considerable track was washed out by the flood.

A heavy hail accompanied the rain, and in places the hailstones lay a foot deep on the ground. There was no rain ten miles west of Salina on the Plalnville branch, ac cording to Engineer Blair, who re turned from there yesterday. The local rainfall on Saturday" night amounted to an inch and one- eighth, and will be of great benefit to the wheat. The ground received a thorough soaking. A hard hail fell, but did no damage.

The rain started here Just before 6 o'clock and continued at intervals through the night. Sirs. C. If. Lee in Her Old Home.

The friends of Mrs. J. C. H. Lee very much enjoyed her short visit here on Saturday and Sunday.

She was a guest in the G. A. Rockwell home, and was entertained at dinner on Sunday by Mrs. A. L.

Wagenseller. Mrs. Lee said her daughter Jose phlne was sn active worker in the Camp Fire Girls organization in New York and that she had learned the work in the same school with Mrs Emmons, tho leader here. This was the Sidney Lanier School in Maine The organization has proven Itself in the East fully equal In usefulness to the Boy Scouts, and Is held in high repute. The girls are trained to hold home-making In great esteem and to practice the higher social graces and refinements.

And they are given cans thenic exercises for physical develop ment. Mrs. Lee went to Denver to visit her sister, Mrs. S. D.

Walling. Death of Mrs. Kurfae. Mrs. Alfred Kurtze, mother of Al bert Kurtze, who bas been very ill for some time, died at the home of her son northwest of this city Saturday evening.

The funeral was held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Bap tist church, WETZEL SCHOOL HOUSE WAS DE. STROYED BY FIRE. WIS STRUCK Bf LIGHTNING Happened During Severe Electrical Storm Saturday Mght Furniture Was Burned. Tho Wetzel school 8 miles east of Junction City, was struck by lightning during the electric storm Saturday night, and burned. Farmers living nearby saw the tire but were unable to save the building.

Most of the contents were burned. A telephone message this morning said that only an organ was taken out. Miss Rosella Hartman of this city, was the teacher at the Bchool, which had nine pupils. The term would hive expired in two weeks. The school will be rebuilt at once.

THE JUNCTION CITY BOYS WON. Defeated Feet RHey Boys in a Good i Game of Ball. The Junction City boys ball team from the 9th street school defeated the boys' team from Fort Riley Sunday afternoon in the game played at Riley. Tho game went ten innings and was a fight from start to finish. The final score was 10 to 9 in favor of the home boys.

Manager Harry Leithoff and Captain Orran Mullins are trying to get a game with the Og-den boys for some time in April. The members of the teams that played yesterday are: Fort Riley John McCarey, catcher; Eddie Dunn, pitcher; Grant Herzog, 1st base; Walter Herzog, 2nd base; Hugh Martin, shortstop; Harry Arnold, 3rd base; Carl Riber, center-field; Alfred Arnold, left field; Francis Herzog, right field. Junction City Chester Woodward, catcher; Robert Tamplln, pitcher; Gaylord Rose, 1st base; Leon Chris-tonson, 2nd base; Orran Mullins, shortstop; Ewart Palmer, 3rd base; Harry Leithoff, centor field; Millard Ickes, left field; Richard Brooksl right "field; -o THE PRIZE WINNERS. People Who Made Correet Guesses in (lie Butter Cream Bread Contest. The contest to guess the name of Murray's new bread closed Saturday night and the winners of the prizes are Mrs.

Jack Howe, Mrs. Selber and Mrs. More. Mrs. Howe submitted the first correct answer, Mrs.

Selber the second, and Mrs. More the third, and by calling at Murray's Bakory they will receive' the corresponding prizes. From now on Murray's Bread will be wrapped as soon as it comes from the oven and thuB insure the customer the most sanitary and perfect bread. Intends to Stay In Kansas. When C.

E. Chase returned from Oklahoma this morning he heard the rumor that he was going to leave Junction City and locate in Oklahoma, and at once hunted up a reporter and contradicted the story. Mr. Chase has no Intention of leaving Junction City. He has just returned from a business trip through Oklahoma and states that it is no country for a man to go to who wishes to engage in business.

Times are dull in Oklahoma and people are leaving the state. Mortimer Durbon is home from the State Agricultural College. Fred Settgast was In from Clarks Creek, Saturday afternoon. Weather forecast The lowest temperature last night was 44 and the highest this afternoon was 64. year ago the temperatures were 40 at 8, 82 at 4 and 53 at 9.

The forecast is unsettled tonight and Tues day; probably Bhowers. Not much change in temperature. Washington, 30 Unsettled weather with frequent rains over near lv all parts of tho country was pre dieted iby the weather bureau tonight for the coming week. "Temperatures during the next several days," the bulletin said, "will average above the normal over the eastern and southern states and near normal along the northern border and in the Rocky mountain region and on the Pacific slope. A disturbance, cen tral Sunday morning over the south ern plains states, will move slowly northeastward and be attended by gen oral rains the first part ofihe'weck in the Mississippi valley and the (lis tricts east thereof.

Another disturb ance that Is approaching the north Pa citic coast will move eastward over the northern states and cross the cen tral valleys Tuesday or. Wernesday and the eastern states Thursday or Friday. This disturbance will be at rains and be followed by a change to considerably colder weather in northern and central states east of BRITISH PREMIER ASSCMES SECRETARYSHIP OF AR. ACCEPT SEELY'S RESIGNATION Sir John French, Chief of Stuff, and Sir John Ewart, Adjutant General, Quit the Army. London, March 30.

Colonel Seely, secretary for war, resigned his portfolio in the British cabinet today. The resignation was accepted by the premier. Premier Asquith himself has decided to take the secretaryship of war. Sir John French, chief imperial of the general staff of the British army, and Sir John Ewart, adjutant general to the forces, definitely resigned from the service today. The premier's announcement that ho himself would assume tho portfolio of secretary of war, caused a sensation.

He added that, as provided by law, he would retire from the house of commons until his constituents In East Fife re-elected him. CORX EAR-WORM EXPENSIVE. Costs From Four to Light Millions Yearly to Feed Him. Manhattan, March 30. It costs tho farmers of Kansas four to eight million dollars a year to feed the corn ear-worm, according to investigations nmdo by James W.

McColloeh, assistant entomologist at tho Kansas Agricultural College. Extensive examinations have been made, each of tho six years, and It has been found thut at leust sixty per cent of tho ears produced In tho state are In lured, and that threo to twenty per of the grains on these ears are destroyed. "Tho Injury does not end with the destruction of tho graln.v," explains Mr. McColloeh, "for it has been found that certain molds and bacteria develop wbero tho worm has been feei ng, which in many cases produce blind staggers In horses." Ttjo corn ear-yorm is destructive to tbo sorghums, arid tomatoes, as well as corn. It is able to fly long distances, and Is thoreort; a serious pest to control.

No method has been found to eliminate entirely tho damage done by the ear-worm, but tho Individual farmer can greatly reduce tho injury to his crop by 'ant ing a thoroughly prepared scod bed ns early ns it is possible to do so ivoid a set-back from cold weather. A series of experiments ou the time of planting corn to obtain Coo maxi mum yield and the minimum amount of corn ear-worm Injury, has been carried on at Manhattan for 'the last bIx ye-irs. Corn planted on May 1 produced tho largest yield, and Injury duo to corn ear-worm was least for the corn planted at that time. ENACT FIRE ORDINANCE Eskrldge Will SafoirtiHrd Against Future Blazes. Eskrldge, March 30.

Stringent fire ordinances have been passed by the Eskrldge city council as a result of tho disastrous fire which wiped out a largo part of the business section of Eskrldge on March 15. Tho first ordinance creates a "flro district," In which no wall structure buildings shall bo built except those constructed of brick, stone, concreto or other non-combustlble materials. Shingle roofs are barred. All buildings except residences, must have fire walls four feet high and fire proof doors. Special permits must be issued before a building shall 'be erected.

Tho second ordinance makes it a misdemeanor to allow accumulations of rubbish within the fire limits. Eskrldge has been visited by threo serious fires and tho council intends to enforce the new fire rules. i i Place Ban on Gay Gowns. Frankfort, March 30. The Frankfort school board has decreed that material for.

commencement dresses shall not cost to exceed $5 and prospective gradual eu have been notified that they cannot appear on tho stage In expensive gowns. That there will bo no drcsB parade of sweet girl graduates Is mude emphatic in tho order of the board. They will not only limit all graduation gowns toan expense of $5, but will refuse to permit fancy dresses to bo worn at the graduation exercises. SKarhet Sleports LIVE STOCK. Kansas City, March 30 CATTLE Receipts, 13,000 steady; 5 lower.

Prlmo fed steers $8.50 to $9.25. Dressed beef steers, $7.40 to $8.50. Cows and heifers, $4.35 to $8.75. HOGS Receipts Btrong; 5 higher. Bulk of sales $8.30 to $8.55.

Top price $8.60. GRAIN'. Kansas City, March 30. WHEAT Mav. 85 split; July, 82V.

CORN May 68; July, 70. CITIZENS OF THE CITY PAID RE- SP1CT TO G. W. MARTIN. IS A PIONEER PunemI Held From the Presbyterian Church In This City This After, noon Burial In Highland.

The people of Junction City paid a tribute to one of the pioneer Junction City men and Kansans this afternoon when the business houses of this city closed during the hours of the funeral of the Hon. George W. Martin that was held from the First Presbyterian church. Mr. Martin passed away at his home in Topeka Friday evening.

Funeral services were held this morning at 10:30 at the First Presbyterian church in Topeka in chargo of Rev. Estey. Tho largo church was filled with prominent men of the state who wished to pay their respects to one of the last pioneers of the state. The honorary pallbearers were Chief Justice W. A.

Johnston, Colonel George W. Vealo, J. N. Harrison, Arthur Capper, William E. Connelley and John E.

Frost. The active pallbearers were Charles Sessions, W. R. Kercher, John Waters, T. A.

McNeal, W. J. Russell and Elon S. Clark. The funeral party arrived in Junc tion City this afternoon at 2:30 and was met at tho depot by friends and members of the Odd Fellow lodgo, and the members of the Canton.

Accompanied by tho Sixth field artillery band the procession moved to tho First Presbyterian church. For a short time tho body laid In stato nnd many called to pay respect to their former townsman. The services at tho church wero In charge of Rev. llarshaw and Rev. Hart.

A quartette. Mrs. T. W. Horn, Miss Maughlln, F.

Durand and Frank Brower, gave several selections. The honorary pallbearers in this city were Copt. A. C. Pierce, J.

E. demons, S. W. Pierce, Captain Trott, F. I CL Wv 'Chaso, John Montgomery mid Cnpt.

B. Rockwell. Tho active pallbearers wero W. H. Mackey, J.

II. Cullen, G. Rockwell, T. B. Kennedy, J.

B. Henderson and Harry Montgomery. Tho services at Highland cemetery were In charge of tho Odd Fellows, of which organization Mr. Martin had been a member for over fifty years. MEN MAY STRIKE.

General 'I'ie-l of Railways In Italy Is Considered. Rome, March 30. Another general strike Is threatened at mi early date in Italy. Eighty thousand, railway employes are agitating for an amelioration of their condition of employment which would represent an Increase of $10,000,000 in the state budget, Tho employes held several meetings today, tho most Important of theBo at Aneona, a great railway center, at which It was decided that If the gov ernment refused to glvo satisfactory answer to tho demands of tho men a general railway strike would bo pro claimed April 15. Serious reprisals also were threatened, particularly If tho government attempted tho mill tarizatlon of tho railway men, which would mean calling them out under arms and enforcing military discipline.

At the Ancona meeting, Enrico Mala- testa, an anarchist leader, promised tho support of his party to the rail way men, and tho Republican and Socialist leaders gage a similar prom ise. RAISE OWN TOBACCO. Tom Morgan Would Save Big Expense In Home Culture. Leavenworth, Kan. There Is a prob ability of tho fnderal prison hero en toring into the manufacture of its own tobacco during tho present adminis tration.

There Is a probability of part of tho prison farm being set aside for the 'cultivation of tho fra grant weed. If this is done the government will bo saved a considerable annual sum which now is being spent for chewing tobacco. Warden Thomas W. Morgan con ceived the idea of manufacturing to baeeo products, quite as he has conceived other notable Ideas during the brief tlnio he bas been at the head of the big institution. By manufacturing tobacco products at tho prison It would ho unnecessary to pay tho gov ernment tax of 8 cents a pound.

An nually there aro 18,000 pounds of to bacco consumed at tho prison, and that costs the government $5000. It is figured that If tbo prison had its own llttlo plant there would bo a saving of at least one-half, and tho Industry would provide work for many of the prisoners who now aro forced to remain idlo during certain hours of the day Tobacco for the prison could read ily bo raised on tho prison farm Farmers in this vicinity have conelu sivcly proved that tho best quality of tobacco can be raised on Leavenworth county soil. It may be tried this summer, although there is nothing defin ite )n the matter. REBELS ANXIOCS REGARDING FATE OF LEADER AND ARMY. INTO TRAP AT GOMEZ PALACIO Rebel Vanguard Ran Into Ambush at Cost of Many Lives and Much Ammunition.

Chihuahua, March 30. For seven days General Villa has urged his battle against Torreon. For six days the fight has been the bitterest and the loss of life the heaviest in the recent history of Mexico, judging from the meager dispatches received from the front. Constitutionalist sympathizers are anxious as to the fate of the lead er and the remnants of the twelve thousand men who marched to Torreon. Reports that heavy reinforcements are hastening to relieve Gen eral Valasco, the federal commander at Torreon, are received here with misgivings.

From stories told by the wounded brought here, the rebel vanguard ran into a trap at Gomez Palaclo which cost them dearly in men and ammunition. SUES PLOW COMPANY. F. L. Garten Would Recover Money Paid For Stock.

Salina, March 30. A suit for the performance of a memorandum contract, or judgment for $500 with in terest was filed against the Self Con tained Power Plow company in the district court today by F. L. Garten. Mr.

Garten alleges that he was offered a foremanshlp in the proposed factory at $125 per month provided he bought $500 worth of stock in the company. This he claims that he paid and says that he has not been given the position, that the proposed factory has not been built and that his efforts to get the $500 back are unavailing. Mr. Garten in his petition states that in Juno, 1913, he was approached by W. C.

Nash, who represented himself as an agent for the company, stating that C. J. Dowling, secretary, and general manager, had sent him. Ho asked Mr. Garten, it is alleged, concerning taking the job of foreman of the assembling department of the factory at $125 per month In consideration of tho plaintiff purchasing five shares of stock.

Garten claims that it was represented to him that the factory would be built and start operation right away'and that orders for over 100 plows were then on the linoks. Also that the mninnnv wns In corporated for $100,000 and that 70 PK cent of this wns sold and the rest practically all spoken for. Mr. Garten says that ho then went to talk with II. F.

Baler, president of the company, and was told that the company was to build right away and that he should Bee Mr. Dowling. On June 10, he says, he talked to Dowl ing and that he told him to go ahead that it was all right. J. P.

Sullivan of Solomon, a director, told him that there were 100 orders in, says Garten Again on Juno 13 Nash approached Garten, tho petition alleges, and he decided to take the job. Mr. Garten says he received the menioran' dum of contract and turned over a check for $500. The means used were false and fraudulent and were used only to get him to purchase worthless stock, Garten says. He also says that no stock was ever Issued to him for his money.

The plow company is the one which made an effort to locate in Salina last summer. Various negotiations were on with local organizations and fin ally it was announced that the factory would bo located and arrangements were made to secure a location. Mr Garten lives on Highland avenue, and recently has been engaged In the real estate business. o- ATTEMPT TO KILL ZELAYA. Assassin Attacks Former President of Nicaragua in Spain.

Madrid, March 30. A dispatch received here from Barcelona Bays that an attempt was made to assassinate Jose Santos Zelaya, former president of Nicaragua, at Casa Torres, where Zelaya resides. A man who Bald his name' was Rosas, and who declared ho was Nicaraguan, entered the residence of Zelaya, drew a revolver and fired at the astonished ex-prcHident. Zelaya was not hit by the bullet Rosas was immediately overpowered and ar rested. Rosas told the police that Zelaya when president of Nicaragua was re sponsible for the death of Rosa's uncle, and that he had been pursuing him ever since in order to avenge his dead kinsman.

Funeral of Mrs. Ervin. The funeral of Mrs. George Ervin was held yesterday afternoon at d'clock from the home, 506 West 14th street, Rev. J.

W. Hart being in charge. Interment was in Highland cemetery. Mr. and Mrs.

A. Rosey and family were in from the east Saturday, The Dally Union 10 cents pr week the Rocky mountains.".

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