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I I Ill Ir'Nl Ill I IINI , H, I II l II II lll, ll l llI II llll II I I I I III II IIII IT Ill ~ III l llllll Ill sOme more lenient state. It would clos~ up the divorce mills that now thzivs to the detriment of public morals. The Electoral Colle~e. There was no telegraphic r~por~ at all of mectings of the electoral college last week at the capitals of the various states. This fact shows how far away the country has drlfte~l from the plan of the constitution in Lhe manner of What proml~es to be the most sen- i ....... ,.. sational murder trial Kansas City has : presidential electors. Under the lef:ter ever known will be fought out when ! LULU PR,~E of the constitution the people wauld Lulu Prince Kennedy faces a Jury to ~[~-~D,~r not vote even indirectly for president. answer the charge of murdering her They chose only presidential elector's, husband, Philip H. Kennedy. The who wer~ entirely untrammeled in coroner's Jury has recommended that voting fol~ president. If the spirit and she be held for murder in the first de- letter of the eonstitution were followed gree. That means that a demand for / in practice the meetings of the various .bodies of"~residentlal electors would be of as much importance as attaches ..... -J to a national convention or a presideu- PHIMP-H tlal election under present circum- stances. Now the meetings of the pres- ]~EHHEI~ idential electors are mere legal forms. They never will become otherwise ufi- less a successful candidate for presi- dent should die between the election and the meetings of the electors. For instance, if the apprehensions of the country regarding Mr. McKinley's Ill- ness last week had 'been fatally ful- filled the electors would have faced the problem of choosing a president who / had not been nominated as a candi- date. They would not have been com- pelled to choose Roosevelt, although that might have been the natural , course. ' Americar~ Cos! in Europe. The January issue of the United. ,. States consular reports is devoted goes out to a woman under such el'r- largely to the prospects ef American coal in Europe. The last year has cumstanees was given to her. It was been noteworthy for the arrival of car- alleged that the man she shot had been goes of American co~I in Europeau forced to marry her by threats of death ports, where it was never seen before, at the hands of he]; father. especially in countries bordering on But since that time there has been a the Mediterranean. England also has change on the face of the evidence, been startled by seeing a few cargoes Testimony was given before the core- of American gas coal landed at Brit- her's jury which gave rise to the sus- ish ports, but high freights still pre- picion that Kennedy was the victim of vent our coal from competing serious- a conspiracy in wh'ch the family of ly with the British product in London, the woman were concerned. Dr. R. O. even with the abnormal prices existing Cross. the physician who was inter- there. The only genuine invasion of viewed by Lulu Prince last November, European markets is in Mediterranean , a few weeks before the alleged forced ports, where the question of freight marriage, testified that the girl tots does not" play so important a part. him at that time that she was the wife Hitherto the EngIish mines have sup- the infliction of the death penalty will band, the trial will probab:y be bKter- of Case Patten. a baseball player who plied all deficiencies in continental be made by the state and with a we- ly contested and attract widespread is now at Westport, N. Y. Should Europe, and Cardiff steam coal is the man on trial for life, 'after the nSto- attention. When the news of the ki,l- that prove true the case will assume a standard for steamships at all ports riety that has been given to the case ins of Kennedy by his wife was first vastly different aspect from that which from Liverpool to Hongkong. But since the day she shot down her hus- published the sympathy which usually was first presented, prices have almost doubled during the ' --'~---------~---------~ past year, owing to the shortage in fill Iml II [I I I I I SUpply.' Cardiff coal now costs over Trouble O er Lo an ,~ at Cardiff. $7.50 at Marseilles, $13 at Rouen and $45 at H0ngkong. Pocahon- tas coal, the American e'quivalent of J , ,,I , , the Cardiff'article, is delivered at Mar- seilles for $6.68 a ton. For over a month ~l'~n for 2)x~orce ~eform. the $50.000 statue t The State. Bar association of New ln~rance Asa]~ ,.~ri3(e Lo~e~ of Gem John A. Lo- York has formulated a divorce reform One of the leading subjects which gan, ordered by law that would stop certain ~bjection- came before a great convention of Aus- congress in 1887 able practices if it were adopted by the trian manufacturers in October last and mc