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Governor Pattison, of Ohio, died
Juno 18 at his homo near Cincinnati,
Andrew L. Harris (republican), lieu
tenant governor, la now governor.
Senator Allison of Iowa is seriously
The Minnesota republican stale con
vention has nominated for governor
A'. L. Colo and for senator Knuto
The National Editorial association
In session at Indianapolis, tabled a
mo'cion to ask congress to exempt edi
tors from the- autl-pass clause.
wounded. The bomb was thrown from
the balcony of a house in Alexand
rovsk street. A clergyman named Fe
doroff was among those killed. Im
mediately after the explosion Jews
began to Are from, the windows of the
house. Meanwhile the enraged Chris
tians attacked the Jewish stores in Al
exandrovBk and Euraz streets, demol
ishing tho fixtures and windows and
throwing the goods into the gutters
and beating and murdering the Jews.
Many JewB fled to the railroad sta
tion, pursued by the mob, which killed
several there. Three JjWS were
thrown from second story windows
of the building."
Senator Chauncey M. Depow is at
Muldoon's physical culture sanatarium
at Whito Plains, N. Y. He is reputed
to be improving in health.
A Pittsburg dispatch to the Chicago
Record-Herald says: "Thirty-seven
leading democrats of western Penn
sylvania today Issued a now declara
tion of independence, breaking with
Col. James M. Guffey, the national
committeeman, who has controlled the
party in -this state for years. The
revolt against Guffey has grown to
large proportions, and his adherents
have openly announced that they will
unseat any anti-Guffey delegates who
may be elected to the state conven
tion. Te insurgents demand that
the party fuse with other reform or-
Eajailc-ns in Pennsylvania, nomi
nate Lewis J. Emery for governor and
break the power of the Standard Oil
and Pennsylvania Railroad Companies
in state politics".
Robert B. Roosevelt, uncle of the
president, is dead.
Representative Mondell of "Wyom
ing, republican, bitterly criticised the
Nolll-Reynolds packing house report.
His criticisms were greeted with
Former Judge George W. Brown,
recently one of the counsel In the
trial of the packers in the federal
court in Chicago, is dead.
It is announced in Minneapolis that
Commander Booth Tucker, whose wife,
the second daughter of General Booth,
met death In a railroad accident in
November, 1903, will be- married to
Miss Reed, at present in charge of
the Salvation Army forces in Ireland.
of the rocent agitation. To this must
bo added tho home loss through re
duced consumption, which is estimat
ed at as high as 10 per cent, or $75,
000,000. There you have ,$200,000,000
loss to the industry as the result of
the attack upon it. A crop failure
that cost that much would be a ter
rible calamity. The effect is perma
nent to a large degree as regardB our
foreign trade. Our foreign trade, al
ready depleted by hostile tariff legis
lation, will be only a fraction of what
i was and should be, for the presi
dent's report will be taken as a con
firmation of the suspicions and lies
disseminated by our. foreign competi
tors: I consider the estimate of 50
per cent reduction in our foreign busi
ness very conservative."
eluding the -Armour brands, Helmet
brands and Mitchell's brands, to a
contractor for two cents a pound.
The contractor complained that the
meats were bad and returned tho
cases. The officers who sold tho
canned meats testified that he sub
sequently ordered the "filth to be
dumped Into the sea," and much of it
afterwards floated ashore, much was
picked up by Kaffirs, who ate it, with
the result that a number of them died
of ptomaine poisoning."
Church Howe of 'Nebraska, the
present consul at Antwerp, has been
appointed consul at Montreal, Canada.
On June 18 President Roosevelt
signed tho bill admitting Oklahoma
and Indian Territories to joint state
hood. The new state will be Oklahoma.
"Armour & Co., Swift & Co., Cudahy
& Co., and the Nelson Morris Pack
ing Co., were convicted at Kansas
City on the charge of accepting rebates.
The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
railroad company was found guilty in
the federal court of Kansas City, of
granting rebates on the packing house
shipments to four packing houses.
Sentence was deferred until June 22.
Representative and Mrs. Longworth,
formerly Alice Roosevelt, are being
royally entertained at London.
Henry G. Ware tried at Cheyenne,
Wyo., for illegally fencing land, was
sentenced to pay a fine of $300 and
be imprisoned for one day. For eight
years Ware held 150,000 acres of pub
lie land. Secretary of Interior Hitch
cock is investigating the reason for
the light sentence.
The Standard Oil trust hearing by
the special commissioner at St. Louis,
has had several postponements on ac
count of the absence of H. Clay
Pierce. Pierce has announced that he
will appear any time after July 2.
Attorney General Motidy ha3 ordered
criminal proceedings against tho Lake
Shore railroad, and certain officers,
on the charge of granting rebates to
the Standard Oil trust.
Senator Blackburn was chosen to I
succeed xne lute senator uorman as
minority leader in the senate. Mr.
Blackburn's term will expire in March,
1907, and he will btf succeeded by
"" The Union Pacific management has
issued an order declaring that by
July 1, local passenger fare -between
all, main line points in Wyoming,
Colorado and Utah will be three cents
John D. Rockefeller is in France,
and a cablegram to the Chicago Record-Herald
says that "the petroleum
king is receiving the homage which
is paid to any foreign sovereign who
honors France by dwelling on her
soil for a while."
Rev. John T. O'Connell, who deliv
ered the baccalaureate sermon at
Noter Dame, declared that the "mar
velous business tact" commonly at
tributed to the captains of industry is
nothing but common robbery.
An Associated Press dispatch under
date of Blalystok, Russia, Juno 14,
says: "A Jewish anarchist threw a
bomb among the Corpus Christi pro
cession, which was in progress here
today, and killed and wounded many
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i Vi. i ,WUbUliuence me unris- Gillette and Grannls, former vice
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jews ana demolished their shops, ance company, were indicted for forg-
xxuuuiuua oi persons were killed or ery and perjury by the New York
tlvo It needs something to mechanically d 2st
Its contonts and cathartics, purSveacto
arc used. vh ch kIvc only temporary relief iS'
8Ctaomach?y d,BC8tby Wt W thflmlSS'uS
Modern science recognizes the fact thit it
Is the nerves that furnishes mntivJ .iSK .
cest the contents of tho stomach. l
The nerves affltate and mix the food and
stimulate i the secretions. When they become
weakened they lack energy, and IndlSSn
dyspepsia, sour stomach result" ,nu,fftstlon'
will relieve obstinate cases of Indigestion a
lhaenrves?maCh tvom "SfSen
"I had severe stomach trouble. Dr miip
Nervine, and Nerve and Liver Pills cured mo
I can now eat anything without trouble "-
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gist will return your monev. .
A dispatch from St. Louis says:
"Judge Withrow, In handing down a
decision in Circuit Attorney Sager'3
suit for $1,000 damages against the
Pittsburg Plate Glass company held
that corporations are not forced to
answer questions put to them by the
secretary of state as to whether they
belong to trusts. This ruling, if it is
sustained, will nullify a statute which
put a weapon Into the hands of the
secretary of state against trusts In
Missouri, -enabling him to obtain state
ments under oath from corporations
as to whether they were members of
Foreign governments have taken
part in the investigation of American
packing houses and haye called, for
An Associated Press cablegram un
der date of June 15, follows: "A
fresh lot of questions relating to the
Chicago meat packing disclosures are
being prepared for presentation in the
house of commons next week. Mich
ael Hicks-Beach, son of the former
chancellor of the exchequer, will ask
War Secretary Haldone to inform tho
house of the quantity of Chicago can
ned meat supplied to the troops in
South Africa during the late war and
what proportion of enteric deaths
ought more properly to have been de
scribed as due to ptomaine poisoning.
Another question is based on the dis
covery in the dining room of the house
of commons of a box marked 'Armour's
(St. Louis, Chicago and Kansas City)
chickens.' Frederick B. Smith, un
ionist, will inquire what portion of
the food supplied to the members of
the house committee came from Chi
cago. There was an incidental men
tion of canned meats in the course of
today's Inquiry into the South African
war stores scandals. Evidence was
given to the effect that army officers
sold 20,000 cases of canned meats, in-
An Associated Press dispatch, un
der date of San Francisco, June 15,
follows: "Two distinct earthquake
shocks in rapid succession were felt
in this city and Oakland at '9:40
o'clock tonight. The movement
seemed to be from the west to the
east, and was of several seconds' dur
ation. No damage was done. Two
more slight shocks were .experienced
at 11:35 tonight." '
Heroism of the Women
Almost the last of those who are
accorded honor for their "heroism at
San Francisco are the women, and
especially the trained nurses. It is
agreed that no others showed' such
coolness, such unflinching courage as
they. No call was awaited, but they
sought for the wounded and walked
without faltering amid scenes that
even strong men could not endure the
sight of and from which they ran
The good done by that band of de
voted women is -not to be estimated,
and it is only just beginning to be
appreciated and put on record. Due
praise has been given Funston and
his aids for their work. The polico
and firemen have figured largely in
the dispatches. The doctors have
not been overlooked, but the nurses
are still awaiting their shares of the
common glory of fearless and skillful
service. Buffalo News.
A Boston newspaper quotes one of
the officials of Swift & Co., as say
ing: "Our gross sales have been av
eraging $200,000,000 a year, and we
do about one-flfth the meat business
of the country. More than 25 per
cent of the total meat business is
foreign, or say, $250,000,000; Fully
half of this .will be lost as the result
THE PRIMARY PLEDGE
I promise to attend all the primaries of my party to be held between
now and the next Democratic National Convention, unless unavoidably
prevented, and to use my influence to secure a clear, honest and
straightforward declaration of the party's position on every question
upon which the voters of the party desire to speak. ' "
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