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Mm fliwrt Cayvaa. who. mom
her other asaladlee, to bow said to bs
lane MM, kaa bMa living In a
hmm Isktad eaaltarium for ntanr
tfha. where her condition haa bwa
worse. The once beautiful
Hill ker caraar aa a pubi c
Than aba appeared aa Dolly
Duttoa ta "Haiel Klrke," nearly tw.n
ty years ago. This waa bar nrt Im
portant ante am, and sines then, until
hr rt,lrsent about three years ago,
she has keen one of the leading actress
a on the American (Use. After "Hazel
Klrke" waa shelved M is Csyvan
played "May Blosaom" with exceeding
merit. In thla role ahe woi the un
atlnted pralae of public and cii lea. She
alao played In "The Wife," "The Char
ity Ball" and In other drama) man
aged by the Frohmans and A. M.
.Palmer. 8be la a. native, of .Maine, and
waa born in 1858. In her prime Mlas
Cayvan waa a woman of exqulste
Why XUt Ha-Otn'1 IOO.OOO,
OOO. President Lincoln, In the first year
of the civil war, prophe ld that, if the
secession movement could be promptly
auppreased, the United Stat a would
have a population or 103,108,(03 la
He baaed thla prediction on the per
centage of lncreaae In population from
170 to 1860. The increase fion 1799
to 1800 waa a little over 85 per cent.
From 1800 to 1810, the Increase was
86.06 per cent There waa a decline in
the ratio of lncreaae In the next dec
ade, but In 1850 there was an increase
of 36.87 per cent, and In 1860 an ln
creaae of 35.58 per cent, making an
average decennial Increase of 34.61 per
cent In population for the seven y
years from 1780 to 1860.
Aasumlng that thli ratio of Increase
would be maintained, Mr. Lincoln pre
dicted that the United S a'ci wou'd
have a population of 42.323 000 In 1870,
M.W7.000 in 180, . 76.677.000 In . 4890,
103,208.000 In 1900, 138,918.000 In 1910,
1M.8S4.000 ia XO, and Z&l.fSO.OM) In
But the civil war came, and the per
centage of Increase from 1860 to 1870
fell to 22.(3 per cent The percentage
of Increase went up to 30 per cent In
1880, dropped to 24.83 per cent In 1890.
and to 21.83 per cent for the decade
ending with 1900.
The population in 1870 . failed to
reach Mr. Lincoln's estimate by 3,761,
000. In 1880 the population was
8,811.000 below the estimate, 14 055,000
below In 1890, and 26,913.000 below in
1900. The ratio of Increase for the last
decade waa the lowest In ninety years.
Could' 4 rirst 9roKr.
James Boyd, who celebrated his sev
entieth birthday and his fortieth an
niversary as a broker on the New York
Stock Exchange last week, was one of
the early bankers and brokers of Chi
cago, and waa the originator of the
term "stump tail" as designating cur
rency. He was an extenalve dealer in
gold and paper money during the war,
and was the only person In Chicago
who obtained dally reports on the gold
market In New York. At that time,
on account of the expenae, the Chi
cago newspapers did not have a t'l
graphlc market service from New
York, but depended upon Mr. Boyd for
ill the Information they received. Tbey
banking hoase of James Boyd aV Broth
ers, 34 Clark street, waa then the
headquarters for financial news In that
:lty. Mr. Boyd went to New York son
after the war to what appeared to be
a wider Held and confl-.el himte f to
the New York Stock Exchange, where
be at once made a leading place for
himself and haa remained In actl-e
bualness until now, having practically
retired at the age of 70. The first pur
chases of stock by Jay Gould on the
New York Exchange were mala
through Mr. Uoyd.
Tho TrobUm of Coeducation.
In all that Is said at university com
mencements this year nothing will
merit snore serious attention than the
references to coeducation wh'ci oceir
In the annual report read by D. Bos
brlgbt at Northwette. n. The Evan
ston institution Is not one from which
we should expect to hear any doubts as
to the advltabl! ty of the systeaa. It
haa teen thoroughly comas! tel to t
and one or lta most conspicuous ex
emplars. Yet Dr. Bonbright exclaims:
la the- system of coeducation in
Northwestern Ualvers ty still on trial?
The facts here, as at Stanford, seam
to ahow that It is a system which can
not be kept In a state of equilibrium,
because the phenomena of the high
schools are repeated at the universi
ties. The latter tend to become gi.-ls'
colleges. In ten years, fr ej ample,
the girls' attendance at Northwestern
bss Increased from 36 per cent t? near
ly 50 per cent, and tbl year theie
are more young women than y.un;
men In the graduating class. The gen
eral tendency has been incr.aed by
the policy of encoui aging gifts for dcr
mitoriea for. the young women in pref
erence to the young men, and Dr. Bon
bright suggests that the girls' enroll
ment should be limited by the capacity
of the dormitories.
A (Tit ltd ScitntUt.
Lord Dun more, who crossed the At
lantic to attend the grand convocation
in Boston of the Christian Science
"Mother Church," is the moat Intrepid
traveler of whom the British peerage
boasts, and he looks It He Is a stern,
rugged, grizzled man of about 58, with
a big bushy beard, a hard and rather
fierce mouth, and a chin that makes
hlm'do anything and go everywhere.
He lost an eye through an accident
during a shoot at the late Lord Lov
at's place, and this adds somewhat to
his - washbuckHng appearance. His
great Journey was to the Pamirs,
where he shot the famous Ovlspoll.
His adventures In this strange land he
told in a book. Lord Dunmore has one
son. Lord Flncastle, who weara the
V. C. for an act of heroism during the
last Indian frontier war.
To Giii io-dl rrl:
The Duchess of Sutherland Is one
member of the English nobility who
proposes to throw off the shackles of
mourning for the dead queen. Of course
charity will be the excuse, but London
society will be none the less pleased
and relieved for all of that The
Duchess has arranged to give a great
fete at Stafford House on June 26, the
proceeds of which will go to the Life
boat Saturday fund, a charity that has
suffered considerably since the Boer
war began. Ticket will coat 116 each.
The number of guests will be limited
to 1,200. The fete will Include a per
formance f "The Comedy of Errors"
and a concert, at both of which only
stars of prominence will appear.
Lanjtiagt in tht Thilippintt.
It waa first reported that Spanish
was to be the language of the Fill
nino courts for five years, but Judge
Taft's code has been amended on m
lion of Mr. Ide to that both Spanish
and English may be used In court pro
ceedings, and the records must be kept
In both. This modification was de
sirable because the language of the
government which controls the coun
try should appear In all the official
records, but any forcible attempt to
make English the language of the peo
ple would certainly end In failure and
a modification under gentler Influences
will require years for its accomplish
ment. Though the Spaniards were In
possession of the Islands for three cen
turies and more, Spanish had not be
come the universal language of the na
tives when the Spanish rule was ter
minated. There were several uinereni
languages and between twenty and
thirty different dialects, and many of
the people knew no Spanish at all.
Time had simply sufficed to make It
common mar the seats of government.
Current Topics f
Commercial Feature of China.
The predlctloa cf Jean de B oca that
a regenerated China would revolutlos
Ise International commercial con el
tiona by competing for. the world's
markets Is much nearer the troth than
the notion that the oriental empire la
somehow to give all to other nations
and receive nothing in return. The
country is not a wilderness of natural
wealth which can be absorbed by tba
outsider. It haa- an enormous industrial
population as well as unequal utter
si resources, and because It haa both
it presents a peculiar problem.
We find our greatest trade with the
United Kingdom, whose people poeaaaa
a high degree of manufacturing skill,
but who dwell upon such a restricted
territory that tbey must get their food
and the raw materials for their work
elsewhere. Tbey took from $640,699,
989 worth of our exports during the
ten months ending with April, and
sent us $119,994,370 worth of their ex
ports.Of the tremendous bill which
they paid us no lees than $340,000,000
was for provisions, cotton and bread
stuffs. During the same pertod China sent
us $15,803,147 worth of exports and
took from us only $7,423,348 worth of
Imports. The figures look pitiably
small after those for the United King
dom, and though it is certain that they
will be Increased while China is In
transition, we have nothing that Is
permanently necessary for the supply
of China, any more than we have the
power to exploit the country as if it
were a new and undeveloped land.
Here Is Virgil:, Markham, the only
child of Edwin Markham, the poet. The
Infant already shows his father's love
of nature, and the author of "The Man
With the Hoe" will buy a farm at
Westerly, S. I., to develop his young
ster's fondness in this direction.
A. mu4tne44 -Education.
President Forgan of the First Na
tional bank of Chicago, has added his
testimony to that of other leading Chl
cagoans in regard to the shortcomings
of our public schools In teaching the
rudiments of a practical business edu
cation. In his. address before the
graduating class of Lake Forest Uni
versity he outlined the educational
qualifications which he regards as
most helpful In attaining success In a
business career. They are few and
1. To be able to write a good legible
hand, to make good figures, and to
place them correctly the units be
low the units, the tens below the tens,
and so on.
2. To be able to add, subtract and
multiply rapidly and accurately.
3. To be able to express yourself
clearly, briefly and grammatically in a
letter and to spell the words correct
ly. Elementary as these qualifications
are, Mr. Forgan says the young men
who possess them are rare. Though
he has taken many youths Into busi
ness, he says he can remember scarce
ly one who could be relied upon to do
the simple things just enumerated.
Many of them were graduates of high
schools, yet they could ' not always
write legibly, figure accurately, or spell
correctly. Perhaps they could write
a thesis on mythology, physiology or
biology, but they had not mastered
the first rudiments of the business In
which they hoped to make a livelihood.
Mr. Forgan says there must be some
thing wrong with a school system
that produces these results, and his
belief is shared by nearly every suc
cessful business man who employs
young men and women.
Member TMUppine'4 Supreme
Gen. James F. Smith has been ap
pointed a memberoftheSupreme Court
of the Philippines by President McKIn
ley. He is a veteran of the civil war
and also saw service in the Hispano
Amerlcsn conflict He is 68 years old
and a graduate of Wett Point
TUB OF DISASTER
ill of Them Doing as Well m OeoLi Ba
SOME LOST ALL Of THIS EITECTS
The Basalt ef Taars af ladaetry aad Mlf
Oaalal Utterly Wiped Oat MaeaMaa
Laaklag Over aa OM Bary lag 0read
Other Befcraskn Betas.
STUART, Neb., June .26. The vic
tims of the Naper disaster are doing
well Mrs. Anderson and Theodora
are being cared for by ber father
and brother; Mrs. Greening and
Oaugbtei, the only ones sunlving
out of a family of seven, are at
Schoenfeldts, kindly attended by
friends. Bertha Anderson will not
die, as reported. Otto Merta and
Henry MeM: a ill get well.
. -The Andersons lost everything
poultry, stock, bouse, barn and crops.
They had two $20 gold pieces in a
trunk, which was to defray expenses
of furnishing their house. The trunk
was splintered and the money lost
Mrs. Anderson had been on the claim
four years . and, had a good home
stead. Their new house, the result of
years of Industry and self-denial, was
almost ready for use, the shingles be
ing just on and the siding done.
No- a piece of the building remains
and there la no trace of the frag
ments. The Mertc boys lost everything.
Mrs. Oreening had-some stock and a
homestead. Her frienda will pay the
funeral expenses. The unforunate
people were industrious and worthy.
Naper has raised $150 for the suffer
ers and Butte $200 for the Anderson
family. Stuart will raise a subscrip
tion. Nb help outside the vicinity
has yet been offered.
HUNTING BURIAL GROUND.
Elder Riddle and Brother Looking Over
Old Mormon Fort.
NIOBRARA, Neb., June 26. In
1846 a settlement of Mormons at
tempted to make a borne on the oppo
site side of the Niobrara river. Traces
of this short-lived settlement of the
saints still existed when the first
white settlement was made In 1856.
An old mill burr was found on the
island and what waa supposed to be
a canal for power purposes existed.
An old Mormon elder named Isaac
Riddle, from Utah, and his brother.
J. H. Riddle of Crete, who were mem
bers of the ancient settlement, nave
been here for two days. They are In
search of the remalna of relatives
who are said to be here, also to look
over the ground where they had
. It is thought that they may be
looking for treasures that were bur
led here, but this is not credited.
They say that they never worked the
mill burrs by water power, but by
horse power, and that supposed canal
was a freak of nature.
The history of this Morman settle
ment has been try meager and until
now no one has been able to tell
anything about that part of the early
white population In this section.
DATE OF THE REUNION.
O. A. B. ta Meet at Baatlags the last
Week la Aagast.
LINCOLN, Neb., June 26. The date
of the annual state O. A. R. reunion
at Hastings haa been determined by
the G. A. R. council of administra
tion. The reunion will open August
26 and close August 31. It was deem
ed best to select the last week In Au
gust because a lull In farming occurs
then which will enable farmers to at
tend. The old exposition grounds,
where the reunion waa formerly held,
haa been secured by the citizens of
Haatlngs and will be at the service of
the G. A. R. department J. J. Bu
chanan la manager and T. J. Creeth
Is secretary and quartermaster for
the committee chosen by the citizens
of Hastings. Persons who desire to
communicate with the citizens' com
mittee in regard to the reunion may
address either of these gentleman.
Bas Laaek With the President.
WASHINGTON, June 25. For the
first time since she waa brought home
from California In a feeble condition
Mrs. McKlnley today was able to go
downstairs and Join the president
while the latter was at luncheon. She
remained at the table for some llttli
time and then returned to her room.
Will Pinter A ad I tor's Ofllee.
TECUM8EH, Neb., June 26. Murry
Townsend, son of Mr. and Mrs. Al
Townsend of Tecumseh, has accepted a
cerkshlp In the office of State Auditor
Weston, and has gone to Lincoln to
enter his new field of work.
Arrange for Rarl Delivery.
TABLE ROCK, Neb., June 26. The
mall boxes for the two new rural
mall routes out of Table Rock nave
arrived and arc being distributed.
TEE UVE STACK MA32T.
Ktet Qaalatlaas freas Seath -Ow.ha
aad Baaaae City.
Tattle There waa a liberal run ef cat
tle and as a result packer did not have
to hurry In order to get all the supplies
they wanted. It was late before the mar
ket opened and the tendency was to
pound down prices all around. Receipts
included close on to ninety cars uf beef
steers. Buyers went tha rounds and bid
lower on nearly everything. Hellers were
holding for steady prices, ao that It was
lata before much of anything was done.
Some of the better grades sold at a rea
sonably early hour at Just about yester
day's prices, but all others were very
slow and In most cases a little lower.
Packers did not seem to care much
whether they got the cattle or not, so
that It was rather late before the bulk
of the offerings were out of flrt hands.
Cow stuff alao sold lower unless In the
case of some of the choicer grades of
heavyweight cows and heifers. They
were not far from steady, but the light
stuff and the commoner kinds, and par
ticularly the grasserfl, could be quoted
very slow and 510c lower. Choice bulls
were about steady, but others were
lower. The same was true of veal calves
and stags. The light receipts of feeders
continued today, and, in fact, there were
not enough offered to make a test of the
market. The few that changed hands did
so on a basis of Just about steady prices.
Hogs There was a fairly liberal run of
hogs and buyers went In from the start
to get their hogs for less money. The
opening market was weak to 2'c lower,
and after the first round it was gener
ally 2c lower. The close was weak at
the decline. On the start some of the
packers went around and picked up the
better loads at and some at 85.95,
and as high as $6.00 was paid. The bulk
of the hogs, however, sold at $5.90 ani
Sheep There was not a heavy run of
sheep and the market held just about
steady. Trading was not particularly act
ive, but still most everything was out of
first hands early In the morning. A bunch
of grass yearlings and wethers sold .'it
$3.35, while a bunch of native fed weth
ers brought $3.85.
Cattle Best beef steers and heavy feed
ers, steady; others, Iai5c lower; cholcs
dressed beef steers, $5.35(65.80; fair to
good, $4.85fft'5.30; Blockers and feeders, $3.25
4R?5; western-fed steers, $4.755.50; Tex
ans and Indians, $4.205.25; Texas grass
steers. t3.1S4j4.15; cows, $2.754.50; heifers,
I3.50e6.15; canners, S1.75&2.65; bulls, $3.00
4.50; calves, S3.5O&5.O0.
Hogs Market 2'c lower; top. $6.10;
bulk of sales, $5.9(Kg.05; heavy, $6.006.10;
mixed packers, S5.90&6.05; light, $5.70(9
5.86; pigs, $5.5095.65.
8heep and Lambs Sheep, active and
steady; western lambs, $4.50&5.25; western
wethers, S3.50&6.O0; western yearlings,
I4.28tj4.78; ewes,, S3.25&3.75; culls, $2.&03
3.00; Texas grass sheep, $3.2563-90.
BOERS ARRIVE AT BERMUDA.
Datch and European Prisoners Waiting
to lie Landed.
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 29.
The British transport Armenian, hav
ing board the first shipload of Boers
prisoners to be quartered on Darrels
end Tuckers Island near here, arrived
In these waters today.
..The Armenian bad a good passage
of eleven days from the Island of St.
Vincent. The prisoners sricm to be in
good spirits, though rather ragged In
appearance. There was no infectious
dlseaaes on board and tJit ship was
allowed pratique. The prisoners are a
mixed lot of native Dutch and Euro
peans. The water supply of the new
arrivals is scarce, as the weather has
been exceedingly dry and the condens
ing apparatus of the camos has not
Krnpp Wants Another Test.
WASHINGTON, D. C, Jue 29. The
Krupp works have applied to the navy
department for the test of another
group of their new armor plate for
war ships, a group of this plate hav
ing failed to pass a test held at the
Indian Head proving ground a short
High Praise for Oar Amy.
LONDON, June 29. Dunne the de
bate on the army reorganization bill
In the house of commons today Lord
Welleeley declared that the United
States army was the finest of Its size
In the world. He said its superiority
was due to good wages.
Omaha Boad Hulldi r Dead.
HUDSON, Wis June 29. H. L.
Preston, a master builder of the Om
aha road, was found dead in hi room
today, having expired while dressing.
Mr. Preston was one of the best known
railway men In this part of the coun
try. Violation of Oaaaa Laws.
MARSHALLTOWN, la., June 29. At
the result of the watchfulness of the
officers and members of the Marshall
town Fish Protective association,
three arrests were made for illegal
World's Fair Site Approved.
ST. LOUIS, June 29. The World's
Fair National commission at its ses
sion tonight approved the Forest park
plto and adjourned.
Peyton's Pint Wife Is Late,
SPOKANE, Wash., Juuo 29. The
suit of Mrs. Helen M. Peyton of Den
ver against Colonel Isaac N. Peyton,
a wealthy mining man of Spokane,
ended today In a decision by Judge
Richardson, finding for the defendant
on all points. The plaintiff, who
was the first wife of Colonel Peyton,
sued for $500,000, or half hie property,
claiming the divorce he atcured was
not legal, end asking that it be set
aside,.. " ,
Spain 8o Far Forgats Ear
as to Utmngt Tnda,
CCUNTIY li. CEKERAl R2tttS
Baawakealag aad Bagsasratlaa I
Be Aat to rllw the Uaaarai I
lag tip aad Bead) Maeat that She
War Braagbt Aawat,
WASHINGTON, Jane 27. In spite
of the dia:rimliatiD tariff, vtbe out
look for United States trade In Spain
la hopeful, according to Consul Gen
eral Lay at Barcelona, in a report
which makes up the greater part of
the latest extract from "Commercial
Relations,' made public by the bureau
of foreign relations, State depart
ment. Since the old trade treaty waa can
celled with Spain no new compact baa
been effected to take its place and
hence Spain Is obliged to impose max
imum tariff duties on American goods,
which amount to discriminatory rates.
However, it is thought that the ef
forts of Mr. Storer, as minister to
Spain, will soon bear fruit and that
mutually satisfactory traderelattona
between the two countries will be es
tablished. In aplte of the drawbacks,
American goods at elevated prices And
ready sale in Spain and any feeling
against the United States as a nation
engendered by the late war la fast
Consul Brown, at Carthagena, states
that he had hundreds of applications
during the past year from young Span
iards who are desirous of settling in
Cuba. He also says it is a positive
fact that Spain, with the burden of
past reverses still partly upon it, fc
advancing with slow but steady strides
on the road to prosperity The poor
er classes are getting higher wages,
all classes pay more taxes and have
more money to pay them with and
the entire regeneration of the country
has begun with commendable vim.
CARS PILE IN REAP.
Calvert Near Para, lad., Gives Way
Coder Wabash Limited.
PERU, Ind., June 27. Thirteen per
sons were killed and about fifty vere
seriously injured in a wrrck of train
No. 3, the westbound Wabash limited,
nine miles west of this city, at 12:30
a. m. today. The dead are mostly
Italian emigrants, en route to Colo
rado. Many of that Injured undoubt
edly will die.
Two sections of train No. 3, one
coming from Detroit and the otber
from Toledo, were consolidated In
thla city into a train of eleven cars,
making up the flyer for Its Journey
to St. Louis. ' It consisted of a com
bination baggage and express, com
bination baggage and smoker, day
coach, emigrant coach, three chair
cars, three sleepers, and the private
car of General Superintendent William
Cotter, Iron Mountain railway. Hav
ing left thla city one hour late, the
train was speeding westward at a high
rate, when at a point nine miles west
the engine plunged through a tres
tle which had been undermined by
the recent heavy rains.
The embankment on both sides of
the little stream dropped at a sharp
degree a distance of fortv feet Ow
ing to the momentum of the train
the engine appeared to leap nearly
across the abyss, plunged into the
soft earth on the opposite side and
fell back to the bottom. Engineer
Butler and Fireman dama were
thrown from the cab, but not serious
ly hurt. The express car and the first
chair car were telescoped. The emi
grant car, followed by two chair cars,
went down on the left side of the
track and the first sleeper pitched
forward upon the mass of debris. Its
windows and trucks were broken, bnt
none of the occupants were injured.
The remaining cars also left their
trucks, but were not badly damaged.
It was in the emigrant and day
coaches that most of the death and
Injuries occurred. Heavy foliage lin
ed the banks on both aides of the cul
vert, the approach to which waa over
a "reverse curve."
Iasaaa froas Cigarettes.
OTTUMWA, la., June 27 Thomas
Colllngwood, 19 years of age, waa ad
Judged insane today and ordered taken
to Mount Pleasant. Colllngwood had
been employed at the Dnln Manufac
turing company's plant und ia said
to have been forced to give up bis
work on account of the excessive use
Henderson Chats With Kins.
LONDON, June 27. David B. Hen
derson, speaker of the United States
house of representatives aald to a
representative of the Associated Pross
this afternoon: "I have never enjoyed
n greater half-hour Interview than the
one I had with King Edward yester
day. Ho was perfectly frank and.
tble. He looks forward f even more
cordial relations than now exist be
tween the Engllsh-speaki:g nations.
America has a Arm friend In him."
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