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0v THE WEEK Important Happenings of the Past Seven Days. Item Gmthered Item All of the World Condenmed Small Space for the Beneit of Our Readea~ Per~on~LL * --' - North German Lloyd steamer was badly damaged in a colli- in New York harbor with the Neville, recently. Clark has been placed in at Fort Reno, Ok., succeeding Penrese. Louise Moncheur, daughter of Moncheur. Belgian minister to States, died recently in after a brief illness. Leonard Brown, an Oklahoma embezzler, has been arrested in Col. Kountze, a wealthy pic- banker of Omaha. Neb., died re- in Watkins Glen, N. Y. J. J. Tigert, of the M. E. South, is dead at .Tulsa. L T., brief illness. Campbell, a prominent mere- of the St. Louis bar and a Civil veteran, died recently of heart Harris, of Ohio, declared hls to recommend an income in his first message to the Clay Pierce, president of the Oil company, is re- to have been indicted at Aus- Texas, for perjury. famous Italian tenor, Enrico was found guilty of annoying in Central Park, New York, his fine assessed at $10. The case appealed. Schmltz, of San Francisco, arrived at New York from tour. He emphatically his innocence of the charges for which he has been in- In California, saying it was a of his political enemies to get H. Smith, president of the church, pleaded guilty to a of unlawful cohabitation in Lake City and was fined $300. Nlmee, llBneaUalo recent storm on the Great caused a heavy less to shipping well as 23 lives, Trans-Mlsslssippl Commercial hem elected H. D. L0veland, California, president and A. F. of Colorado, seerstary. Mu~ L T., was selected as the place holding the next congress. National Association of Thrash- b[anufacturers has adopted resolu. favoring a prompt reduction of tariff. the nine months of this the exports of lumber from the Stat~ amounted to $61,000,- an increase of 33 pet. sent over same time last year. sitting ten days the 40th an- convention of the National adjourned at Denver, Col. It decided to establish a weekly pa- te be devoted entirely to the in- of the order. supreme court Of Missouri has the writ of ouster against the Jockey club og St. Louis for its charter by allowing bob on horse races at its tracks. Mono~ railroad has decided to the courts the decision of the Commerce commission railroads cannOt give transpor- for newspaper advertising. mandamus suit has be~nk filed in circuit oourt at ~dlay, 0,, to the Buckeye Pipe Line com. to furnish oil transportation to refiners. Nebraska Bankers' association gone on record as opposed to the of mlrreney reform proposed by committee of the American Bank- unociation. to the report of the Ktm. railroad oommissloners, the 16 in the state operate 11,038 of track, including main lines branch lines. The Atlantic liner Kaiser Wilhelm Orosse and the British Mail Orinoco met in collision in t'harbor at cherbourg, France, r~ Several passengers on each were killed or injured. The on the ~Kaiser Wilhelm transferred to other steamers for America. ~llowing an all day bitter fight, delegates to the Ok- constitutional convention William H. Murray, of Tishch for president. The Kansas referees in bankruptcy r met at Topeka and dlecussed fe~ and rates of expenses. &ftor a week's argument on a'mo- to the Indictments in the Comstock land fraud at Omaha, the motion was oven ! and the triaia proceeded. The' American Federation of Labor a cablegram to President him to lnvimtllate in ]Porto Rim) with vieW to aiding the islanders in sapiratione ~or con~glete eltl- 1men were killed and eight r injured by- the votkqme of The snOW storm that has prevailed all over New Mexico and Northwes- tern Texas was so severe and came with so little warning that it is feared great damage to livestock and sheep in particular will result. President Roosevelt signed an or- der while on the isthmus of Panama which eliminates the office of govern- or of the zone, all authority being vested in Chairman Shonts and the canal commission. A storm of wind and rain which originated along the gulf coast swept northward through Alabama, Missis. sippi and Tennessee doing great damage. A bomb was exploded in St. Peter's at Rome where the great church was crowded and while a scene of great confusion followed there was no fatal- ities. The sound steamer Dix and the Alaska steamer Jeanie collided in Puge~ s~und and 40 persons were drowned out of the 80 aboard the Dlx at the time of the disaster. It is asserted that certain members of the liberal party in Cuba have a plan for the establishment of a per. manent protectorate in Cuba by the American government. President Roosevelt has cabled New York parties declining t~ suspend his order dLSmlssing colored troops of the Twenty-fifth regiment "unless there were new facts bearing ou the case. The Mellon brothers of Pittsburg, Pa. are to build the independent pipe line from the Indian territory oil field to Port Arthur, Texas, and ex. pect to spend $8,000,000-on the pro- Ject. The little town of Henneger, De- kalb county, Ala.. was recently struck by a tornado and not a build, lng was left standing. No fatalities were reported. The clerk of the national house of representatives has issued his official report- on the membership of the new congress. It shows 222 republicans and 164" democrats. Secretary Metcalf has directed a federal investigation of the action of the fire insurance companies in the settlement of the San Francisco losses by earthquake and fire, The failure of the Chicago na- tional bank is to be investigated by a special federal grand jury early in December. The published report that Andrew Carnegie was to give $1,000,000 to pro- mote the cause of internatlonai arbi- tration has been emphatically denied. The American Sugar Refining com- pany has been found guilty of ac- cepting rebates from the New York Central railroad by a federal Jury at New York. The National Grange has voted to hold its convention in 1907 at Hart- ford, Conn. The order of Secretary of War Taft holding up the discharge of three com- panies of colored troops at Fort Reno has been rescinded and the discharge will continue without delay. The pros ident in a cablegram from Porto R!eo declared new facts would alone cause a suspension of the o~der. Attorney General Coleman has fried ouster suits in the Kansas su- preme court against the mayors and corporations of Pitsburg and Junc- tion City for failure to enforce ths state prohibition law. The Hawaiian Planters' assoe'a, tion Is planning to manufacture de- natured alcohol from the 14,000,000 gallons of molassee produced annual. ly. A distillery will be erected at Pearl Harbor. In the presence of a distinguished company, the body of James Wilson, a great figure in the American revo- lution, which lay in North Carolina for 108 years, was reinterred in Philadelphia. The Arctic steamer Roosevelt with Commander Peary on board reached Sidney, Cape Breton, in a partially disabled condition rec~ttiy. After tempOrary repairs are made the vessel will proceed to New York. All on board were well. After an invutigation the officers of the Kaiser Wilhelm Der Creese ;were blamed for the recent collision with the steamer Orinoco off Cher- bourg, France. Two masked men in an attempt to hold up the St. Charles hotel at Ar- kansas City, Kan., shot and instantly ktlleff the night clerk, William (]off. and wounded S. A. Halpin, an at:or badly that he died a few hours lab *er. The robbers escaped. The fine Of $18,000 recently Is, pOsed upon the New York Central railroad for giving rebates to the su- gar trust makes a total of $126,000 which the VanderbUt lines have been fined within a month. Henry Papineau, of Chicago, has been held to the grand Jury on a charge of murdering him paralytic wife by pouring gasOline on her clothing and setting fire to it. The American Federstion of Labor has indorsed the political pOliCy of President Gompers daring the last campaign and urged a continuance ot the activity" along independent lines. Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., were recently visited by disastrous floods. ~The Southern rmmig~tibn anff Edu- cational conference.=~has effeeted a permanent organl~Rion -With Coy. HeYwa~ of South Caro]ln~ a# p~ ktent' Ot the* ~tm~dean So- NEEDED CHANGES RECOMMENDED BY ATTORNEY GENERAL OF COLORADO. TO SAVE INHERITANCE TAX Sllould Be Special Clerk in Auditor's Offioe-~hould Change Make-up of 8tats Land Board~Railroads should Bs Exempted From Flat Tsx Law. D~nver. ~ With recommendations MAIL QUESTIONS GRANGERS WANT CHEAP PAPER POSTAGE AND PARCELS POST. TWO COMMITTEES REPORT Next Convention Goes to Hartford, Conn.~Strongly Indorse Good Roads Movement ~Want Automatic Bells at Railroad Crossings. Denver.--At the session of the Na- that the State Land Board be~changed tlonal Grange %Vednesday the following entirely in Its organization; that a / clerk-be appointed in the auditor's of~ t rice to look after inheritance tax~L~ol- l lections: that the law be changed and that a law be enacted compelling al2 corporations organized under the laws of the state to be explicit in the pur~ poses of their organization, Attorney General N. C. Miller submits his bien- nial report to Governor McDonald. In it Mr. Miller states that while for- merly the criminal work of his office was the most important, it is not so now. "The work that requires the most time," he says, "relates to the civil law. For instance the revenue act imposing the inheritance tax has made an im- mense amount of labor for this off]co. Although the law imposes no duty on this ofllce to look after the collection of the inheritance tax, yet the governor resolution, introduced by W. F. Hill of: Pennsylvania, was adopted: "Whereas, The Postmaster General has recommended an increase in the second-class mail matter rate from one cent per pound to four or five cents RHEUMATISM STAYS CURED M.~s. Cote, Confined to Bed and ill Oonstant Pain, Cured by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. Rhemnatism can be inherited and that ~act proves it to be a disease of the bl~