The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923, September 18, 1903, Image 6
."? J N' , LOWERS RECORD Crcscoua Gains Victory Ovor Timo at Lincoln QOES THE MILE IN 2:081-4 l Clip llnir Necrnrt From If Is lCrnnl fur llrflf (lllln Truck Twriitr 1 IiiiiikhIiiI 1'eoptn Sfo Him li tli I'ur (JcrBceim clipped one-hn!f ftroiul fnvni his riHonV on u hnlf-n. In traik nt the stale fair grounds, l.lnroln. Nrl BopliHiilicr R. The wr ulerful troltor did .i mill) In 2 0S', niu when lie (IiiIhIiuiI the performance, lip allied back before the Judges' Htand n ilit a lilr, crowd mi If nothing liml happ 'iifd. !! actually iiclpi'l as .If lie llimiKlit peo ple ern.y to ict nxtilctl over m III tie (t thing i'vlircai.ing a wtirlil'tt record. Tlio horse was In pel fed form The tr.iilc Wii.T. excellent The da) was Ideal iiiub the enthufiinMii of thousands diovc III 'inltital to do his lii'st. Un der riicIi conditions, It was not strange Mint tlio lii'.st time hpretofoio iiiikIo should lip lowered. That thin should have lin)pi'iil on thu track oT the NiOlrnnlcH. stale fair association caubed no -little Ki'itlUcntloti After cvor.il wntnilng'up miles, the KDrir) stallion appeared with his run ning iik-Uch ami the speeding car. Thorp war. no Jockeying, Kverythlng moved Mint clock wink At n iiiartrr lH.st four o'clock ho received the woidword "do," With enrs pointed' straight nhend, tho marvelous unlriial tplllod to his work at a pace from which ho pvpr r.wnrved till the finish. Ho made- tlii- quarter In :!-. the second quarter in i lie same time, the third 4ii ".Cj and tin; last in :!Hi. going uroiind ovcrj foot of .the way without ii hitch, n flip or;u'break, Ry hls'bldp vwe tlio runners RullopInK like mad iud just n little behind on the outside was the p.wiug ear coining HKp a inon ler wIUi the, rush nf its jiuiuy tons' momentum Hut Crefleeus kept Mead ly on from I he first tick of the watch Oil the signal that work was ended, his tremendous strides (ovciiug Krotiud tin it has never been covered before In Nebraska., It was ecstacy from a horseman's standpoint to watch Milk-nnil p-'ifccl hllss to contemplate the feat when It was diiun. Thousands li cored tint animal and his driver Mr. Kolchuni, as they appeared hefoie thu umphit heater. And when tlio an nouncement of the time camp, tlio vast crowd roco pii masse and gave the royal aiiliunl his due of apprecia tion. About 4 o'clock thu automobile came n the tiacli and thu runucrs fol lowed. Charles Scully created a sensr lion, appearing In a low sulky with An unknown. .1 It. Couch by name. Mike, Hie Tramp, the raw, lanky anlma', that always puces Oroscuua, followed, driven by I'd Mitchell. WhMo the drivers wio getting in trlvi, C. 13. IMmxcr nt the car about iho track for Htcnm and In ti vory t-jv minutes, the trotter appeared and (lie race was on Cresccini was off 111 a flaBli. Ills rcnt charicl eristic, la ability to rush and he bIhiwh It frmi the beginning, though the llnlsh. calls Tor the aamu power to a Krcar decree, lleforo tlio crowd rcall.ed.lt tho word had been ipn and th trial wus on. TIioukU only an exliltion inllo, with time as J ho oppori't, It was a race. J'ho rexiner had the center for tho fiihl ha'X and the auto came steaming uly riittlo way behind on tho otit Hldp.Ueforo the positions wero noted all wen down tho Unci; n round tho llya turn. Tho automobile at tho fart had a slow lire ami laired, but iUrcscoua hncw ho was against tlmo uud thcro was no lai; about him. Tlio riiniKJr Itepl Just u little, hi tho lead tuid tho car bohlud. Theie beonicd no rluuiKO 'n tho work of tho tmttor. Ho buckled down to his Rait from the pole mid apparently kept 'it. CouiIur In on' tho KtrotPh with a Rround covorltiR .wIiir, ho ranio ui)der the wlte in 1:04 1'or tho half. Ho kept a steady motion and tho runnpr's work on tho side coined to havo nothlifR to do with tiif action, Mr. Kotchtim drovo with if tawtj In his hand and knew the itpced. Ho talked to Cresccus all tho way around and Crescons niluded, "Como on now, can't you do better than this?" said tho owner to his tmlllng servant Tho Hotter kept steadily on .without the touch of the whip. lOxcltomcnt was everywhere but on tho track over ly tho three-quarter polo which had bpon passed In l:3ti&. Tliero wa enough causo for pxcltc ment thcro, but every animal and overy man wns bendluK to his work with redoubled energy. The horso IiussPd tho car. They turned Into tho jitrotch with a momentum that seemed in carry with It n preslenco of record breaking. On. cnmt Cresceus and on thundered tho pacemakers, t Down to tho wlro camo tho sorrol y.ntalllon jioundltiK tho earth with his forefeet as he reached forward, each step n leap. In his eyes wns tlio look of victory. Ho showed tho confidence of accomplishment. Ho camo on and on llko iv powerful engine that brooks no stopping. With tho crowd stand ing breathless Cresceus camo under tho wlro a record breaker. Ono run ner was a neck nheart, but the other and tho auto had discreetly retired to let tho world's champlou havo his honors. Not tho least pleased of nil was Cieorgo H. Kctchum, who held- the rolns. Wonrlng n Binlle so broad that his gonial fnco could scarcely contain It, ho drovo back before the oniphttho xlor bowing his acknowledgments of tho ovation, So Intimately connected Is tho work of tho horso with the dl lectiou of his owner that tho spectn orB felt the honors should be di vided. At the stables .Mr. Ketchum gave his homo an affectionate caresa as tho Ki-oonw (foranionced their care. To re porters he said ho was highly gratified with the result. IN JACK FROST'S HANDS Corn Will .MnkiMi It lie rni IMIiu W:rit WtUlllIT ('llMllllll'l The UnlveiFlt of NebniHlia weather cro bulletin, IsmiuI Hcptcinbcr V sus The pnat wicl, has been warm and dry and gcnrinlly favotnblo fur agrl' cultural IntcittitK. The minn dally temperature has av prnped 2 ipcrc(M alio( the normal In eastern months and fi decrees abovo In western. Tho maximum teinpcin tnTs were bftwrcu Si) dcRrrcs and !Rt dejints on four das of the week gen erally, and ellghtly bWmv SO il green in the other three dajs. In thesouth- etcrn part of the Mate the niaxl uini temperatures exceeded !)0 de- cefi on three ilays. The minimum ' npernlurcsf wero between CO and (JO i ;n'es. , The rainfall was confined to light, ttcrod showers, occurring on the i or filh. In a few northern uiiin i 4 the rainfall ranged from a' quarter - a lilt l mure than half' an Inch, but ncrally it was Ipsa th.iu a tenth of i i, Inch, mid In n large portion of tho iitate no measurable amount fell. Threshing ami haying progiPSEcd rapidly, the dry weather of the week being especially favorable for this character of work: threshing fiom shock Is now well 'advanced ' and threshing from stack has begun. In some central counties some grain still In shock Is sprouting. A large eiop of wild or prairie hay Is being seemed In the northern and western parts of tho tlate. ' While corn has matured somewhat slowly In enslern counties ahd nerds warmer weather, still It has inndo a substantial advance and condltlonsuro, moro promising than a week ago. "in, western counties corn hns matured rapidly and somo early planted In, southern and western counties Is now beyond danger of Injury by frost. Harly corn Is denting. The corn, ei op promises to Im excellent if not in jured by frost, but two or thriiA weeks of good weather without severe frost is ncqdeif toj mature a considerable portion, of the com crdp. while some late fields need moie than a month. Plowing is well udwiiU'ed, with the ground In excellent condition. Sowing of winter wheat Is generally begln- 'nlng nutl will bo pushed lapldly In the next two weeks. Potntots are u short crop In most parts of tho sl'ite; however. In a few localities a fair to good crop is re ported. SiiKnr beets are doing well und promlso a good crop. , Pastures and lauges are in an un usually r.uwl condition, and linage of all kinds lb' plentiful. ' NuMounl Crop Coiul lloim 5Tho nntlonnl weather bureau's week ly crop bulletin says: Early corn Is maturing rapidly, some (ields being safe from frost. a:(L' cutting Is In progress in southern audi central sections of the corn belt. I .a to' corn has advanced satisfactorily gen-, orally in tho great corn states, exceptj In Iowa, and under favorable condi tions the bulk of the crop will be safej In two or three weeks. In Iowa It Isl maturing slowly and the crop needs; rain In Knnsas. Arkansas, southern Missouri and the mates of tho upper Ohio valley. Spring wheat harvest Is ncnrly com pleted In the northern Hocky moun tain states and threshing Is general.' Italns have again delayed stacking nnd' threshing in North Dakota, nnd this' work has been Fomewhat retarded by damp grain In shock In Suuih Dakota,! nud by damp weather, which has; caiiFPd damage to wheat in shock and' stack. i Complaints of rust and shedding arp) general throughout tho cotton belt,; and as a result tho condition of cotton has deteriorated during tho last week.' Prospects for an average crop of ap-; pies are reported from portions of Newl England, the inlddlo Atlantic states. Iown, Kansas and Oklahoma; a light! crop Is promised in Missouri, less thnii the average In Now York, although thtJ fruit Is or better quality, Drouth conditions havo delayed plowing In th Ohio valley and Okla homa and mom rain is needed to pre pare tho soil In Washington. Excel lent progress has been mado with this work tu other sections and wheat seed ing has begun In Missouri, Kansas and, Nebraska. USE FLAG FOR ADVERTISING MunnigrrH of Tolmcro llmivn Arrested n Now York. In order to test tho constitutionality, of the. act passed by the New York; legislature at Its last session prohibit lug the uso of tho American flag for, advertising purposes on cigar boxes,' cigarette and tobacco purchases, J. It. McPlke. manager of tho cigar depart-, meat of a wholesale grocery store in New York City, submitted to nrrestj and was taken before Justlco Dlanch nrd of tho supremo court on a writ of habeas corpus, charged with having, exposed for salo and sold two boxs orj cigars containing advertising mutter in which tho ting appeared. Counsel for McPlko held the law unconstitutional. Any question in volving tho uso of tho American flag, either for advertising or other pur poses, he held, was tolcly within the purview of congress, us It was a mat ter of federal and not stato sovereign ty. Justice lllanchard parolod McPlko until Friday, when ho will enter a; pro forma order dismissing the writ,' thus upholding the constitutionality ot the net. McPiko's counsel said that an appeal would bo taken. Child Crippled lr Kenper Llttlo ftve-ycar-old Esther, daughter of Fred Grimm, a farmer living flvo miles east of Norfolk, Neb., was hor ribly cut In a mowing machine The llttlo ono had secreted: herself In tho grass to surprise her brother, who was driving the machine. Before tho sickle could bo Btopped It had taken the en tiro flesh off tho calf ot tho left leg and cut oft tho small hone. It la feared that the child will be nerma. I neatly crippled. OUTLOOK NOT BAD Crop Figures, as a Rule, Ahead of 10-Year Average NEBRASKA SHOWS UP WELL Corn of SUtr thirdly Kqual to Tlmt of I.uU Year, lint KrttcP Tlitfii, Mutt at Ilrr Neltlilir -Itaporl of HtntUlU Inn Other New The monthly icport of the chief of the burpau of statistics of the national department of arlcultuie will show the condition of corn on September 1 to have been SO.I, us compaicd with 7S.7 on August 1, 1!I0::. 8-1.3 on Septem iber 1. 190:!. 51.7 at the corresponding rlate in l!)0l, and a ten-yenr average of fro.:!. These flgiues, as well as thoFP on other crops, indicate the condition' oir September 1, and no attempt la made to anticipate the results from fiitute weather conditions. The following table shows for each of twenty prlmlpnl corn Mates tho oiidltion on September 1 of the last two years, with the ten year averages: Sept. 1. Sept. 1, Ten-year Stnte I'Muols In .va 'irutilca . . 1!)03. 1P02. Average. 80 83 S 09 OS 82 73 S.'i 87 SI SI 83 82 87 88 78 sr. 82 85 79. ...t" .SO m S2 101 01 102 ::7 00 00 , 72 82 93 M HH SO 00 84 SI 78 80 90 84. K uisas 7 1! Mn -oivri 7ti T.x.M !M IniLaua 7i' (lOOrgla 8!i Tennessee 01 Kentucky 81 Ohio .'...('.7 Alabama 00 N'oith Carolina ...80 Aikansas W) fWlHKlfKlppI OS Virginia 81! limit h Carolina.... SIJ h'outh Dakota 80 pkhihomn .72 Pennsylvania 70 United States S0.1 WINTKK AND SPIUXC. WHEAT. The average condition at harvest of winter and sprlng'whcat combined was d.7, against SO on September 1, 1902, .2.8 at the coricspondlug dato In 1001, iiud a ten-year nerngo of 78.3. Tho following tnblo shows for the principal wheat states the condition on Septem ber I of the last two years, with ten year averages; Sept. 1, Sept. 1, Ten-yenr State 1903. 1902: Average. Kansas 80 49 08 Minnesota ,..70 81 80 North Dakota 73 94 75 South Dakota 8S 03 70 Nebraska 75 90 72 California 70 ' 78 82 Missouri .ri3 101 7S Indiana 00 88 ., 74 Ohio 7i VJ 70 Illinois DO 00 ' 00 Pennsylvania 82 80 81 Oklahoma 81 .00 81 Tcmis S3 DO 75 Washington ..v...78 03 02 Tennessee 07 50 !. ! i o wa 04 74 S.'i (.Michigan S5 00 71 United States 74.7 80.0 78.3 The averago condition of the oat crop on September 1 wns 73.7, ngalnst 79.5 on Augiibt 1, 1003, 87.2 on Septem ber 1, 1902, 72.1 on tho corresponding Mate In 1901, and a ten-yenr average ot W.O. KUSUUES ON OAT CROP. The following table shows for each uf tho ten principal oat states the con kHtlon on September 1 of each of tho Hast two years, with the ten-yenr nvcr ages: Sept. 1, Sept. 1, Ten-year Stnte 1903. 1902. Average. Illinois 70 iown G7 Wisconsin 81 S5 81 00 80 100 87 95 SO 80 07 90 S7 107 83 98 84 100 88 99 84 87.2 SO. 6 Minnesota 79 iNobrnska 70 Indiana 08 JNpw York 95 Pennsylvania 83 Ohio 78 .Michigan 84 United States 75.7 Tho nvorngo condition of bnrloy on September 1 wub 82.1, ngaiust a ten yoar average of 82.2. Tho average condition of ryo on September 1 wns S4.1, agnlnst a ten year average of 85.3. The nverngo condition of buck whent on September 1 was 91.0, against a ten-year average of 84.4. Tho avcrago condition of flax on September 1 was 80.5, against S0.3 one Month ago. Tho averago condition of potatoes on September 1 was 84,3, against a ton year average of 7C.0. Tho avcrago condition ot tobacco on September 1 wns 83.4, against 82.9 ono month ago. Of tho thirteen principal clover seed producing btntcs', four, nnmely, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa, report Increased acreages, while all tho other principal states, except Cali fornia, In which stato tho acreage is the same as last year, report de creases. In Colorado nnd Utah condi tions nre below their ten-year aver ages, while all other principal states report conditions nbovo such averages. Tho average condition of ryo on Sep tember 1 was 93.0, ns compared with 92.0 one month ago. Tho number of stock hogs now be ing fattened Is 5.1 per cent less thnn the number one year ngo. Reports as to slzo and weight of stock hogs In dicate a condition of 95.1, as compared with a seven-year avcrago of 91.2. NEWS IN BRIEF Ardmore, I. T. An engine and four teen gravel enrs went through a brldgo near Hugo on tho Arkansas & Choc taw road, killing four of tho train crew. Nashville, Tenn. The union na tional association nt postofllco clerks was addressed by Representative Georgo W. Harris of tho American fed eration of labor, who advocated organi zation and atllllatlon with the federation. DEMANDS 'HIS DISMISSAL 1'iilto.l .Stit" Ha Itoqiniftril tlmt Tur ' key ilcliruil nn (llctiil United States Minister Lcishman has presented a demand to the Turk ish government for the dismissal of Ileshld 1asha, vnll of Ilelrttt, on the ground thnt so long us he Is retained In olllce the lives and property ot Amerlcnns In Uclrut uie insecure. Tho porto hns not yet tcplled to the demand- nor has thctelieen any develop ment In connection with other Amer ican claims. Tho dispatch of Nazlm Pasha to ilelrut from his post at Damascus la considered to bo a picllmlnnry stop toward a settlement. Nazlm Pasha received an enthusiastic reception up on his arrival at licit tit. a crowd at the railway station, cheering1 him re peatedly. Tho town was then perfect ly tranquil. According to tlio latest telegrams, however, the consuls con-i tluue to transact their business with Itoshld Pashn, vnll of Beirut. MAY ORGANIZE REPUBLIC l'lHii. Which, If Vurrlail Out, Would Mm ii u Itotulutlon lit l'liniiiim Representatives of strong Interests' on the Isthmus of Panama, who make their headquarters In New York city, are reported to bo considering a plan of action to bo undertaken in co-operation with men of similar views In Panama anil Colon to bring about n revolution and form an Independent government In Panama opposed to that In Hogota. There Is much ner turbatlou on the Isthmus on account of the failure of the canal treaty, which 1h ascribed to the authorities at Hogota. and the natives of Panama think it is to their best Interests for n no wrepubliq to be formed on tho Isthmus, which may negotiate- directly with the United States n now treaty. "ACCIDENT Af WAHOO Woiiuin mnd Itor .Herlomly Hurt !y KuntiMHjr Hone A distressing accident befell two of tho employes at the postolllce in Wa hoo, Neb., Wednesday, resulting from u runaway horse. I'o3tniastcr Ander son's son. Carl, aged 'fourteen, nnd Mrs. Claude Smith wero driving homo after tho distribution of the evening malls, when a few blockB from the postofllco' tho horso became frightened and ran away, overturning tho carriage and Injuring both occupants In a very serious manner. Tlio boy struck on his head nnd was rendered .uncon scious. It Is fenrcd nlso that he is injured internally and may never rally. Mrs. Smith sustained a broken leg, both bones being fractured at the ankle, and 'is otherwiso badly bruised, but her Injuries are not considered so serious as tho boy's. , Home net troyeil by FJr The residence of D. L. Halues, la the cast part of Franklin. Neb., was total ly destroyed by lire. The tiro was not illscovcred until tinder such headway thu& It. was Impossible to save a thing. Mr- Haines anil, wife are In Indiana vlsftlng and tho loss will be very heavy On them. Not a cent of Insurance was carried and tho fact that thoy aro be tween seventy-five and eighty years of ago will make the loss much more severe. rrotmts lluvr- KftVrt After listening to the protests of Bheep owners against th recent order compelling tho dipping of all sheep on account ot the prevalence of scab, ;tho board of sheep commissioners at Cheyenne, Wyo.. modified the order so as to allaw flocks not affected by scabs to have clean bills ot health, In spection to bogln nt once. Mob In llelgriide StrreU A mob at Helgrado, Servla, made a great demonstration ngalnst the nows papors which have defended tho army oflleers recently arrested. The crowd attempted to proceed to the -Turkish legation, hut was dispersed by tho po lice. Many persons wero slightly In jiucd. A tSnnrrnl Strike Ordered A general strike was ordered at the Nelson Morris packing plant In South St. Joseph nt noon Thursday and the plant Is practically at a standstill. Tho trouble wns caused by tho refusal of the superintendent to discharge a fire man who was charged with being un fair to union workmen. Twolve hun dred men aro out. Ittch Chlnnnian Flnatlr Land Under bonds furnished by friends in Now York city, Snm Ho Sang, tho wealthy Chinese merchnnt of Hlmrnra, has been allowed to land here. Ho Sang Is a rWtlsh subject and was born on tho Island, but was held up by tho Immigration ofuelals under tho Chinese exclusion act. Ho was detained on ship nearly a week. HERE AND THERE I.lmn, Peru A regular passenger train on tho way to Croyn with ex Presldont Romana and a party of his friends nnd Alfred MncCuue, nn Amer ican, to whom tho government has granted a concession to build a rail road In Peru, collided with a descend ing train. Ono person was killed and thirteen others were seriously In jured. Senor Romana and his party and Mr. MacCuue escaped with a se vcro shaking up. St. Paul, Minn. A special from Hel ena, Mont., says: Carey Snyder, alias Georgo Savage, was arrested' at Colum bus by Kansas City detectives on a chargo of having held up a pawnr broker and his wife In Kansas City a year ago and robbed them of 17,000 worth of Jewelry. Cleveland A 3-ccnt fare ordinance was passed by the city council, the first ot Its kind in tho city. Mayor Johnson Is said to be Interested- la tho new lino which, according to tho conditions of grant, must bo In opera tion by the first of April, 1904. (AUSTIN DRAGNET Nnmos of Six Indicted Postal Officials aro Published MACHEN CHIEF OFFENDER Other, llourtrr, Wero Wllllnc Work em In tho I'lot to SivliKlWi the Nn tlonnl Ooterniiu-iit .Ira Ac rtiurd of Attcliilit In DefrnnJ 'A Washington, September 11, dis patch says: United States District At torney Reach today announced that thu six persons numed In the seven In dictments returned by tho grand Jury last Tuesday are: George W, Heavers, fornipr chlpf of tho division of salaries and allowances, postofllco department. August W. Mnchcn. former general superintendent of e free delivery sys tem, postofllce department. James W. Drwln, former postoriice Inspector, with hcatlqiinrtcrs In- San Francisco. II. George H. Huntington nnd Isaac A. McGclhan. both of New York city, owners of the Columbia Supply com pany of that city. K. D. Schcble of Toledo. O., a den tist, and Interested In the firm of May bury & Kills, of Detroit. Mich., lettur box manufacturers. Reavers, Machen nnd Erwln nre named Jointly In one Indictment for conspiracy to defraud the United States. Another Indictment Is agaltust McGcihnn, Huntington nnd Mnchen for conspiracy to defraud tho United States nnd still another is against tho same three for conspiracy to commit bribery, both under section 5440. II. S. Schnbcl nud Mnchen nre indicted Joint ly for conspiracy against the . United States and ngaln for conspiracy to commit bribery. Another indictment Is agnlnst Mc Gclhan and Huntington for bribery, and the last Is ngalnst Machen- plngly for accepting bribes under section 5301, revised stntutcs. All tho Indict ments aro based on transactions relat ing to the supply of letter boxes and paekago boxes ami devices. Somo sen sational chnrges are made. Tho, In dictment against Reavers, Machen anil Krwlti' alleges that the Postal Device and Improvement company of San Francjsco, formerly the Montague In dicator and Ixittor Rox company, was composed almost entirely of western postal employes: that In1 1900 It sent postal employes; that In 1900 It Bet aside 1,000 shares of stock for "for warding its Interests" and that armed with this authority Its president. Dan iel S. Richardson and Inspector Erwln camo to Washington, saw Heavers, Muchcn, Heath and others and got an order for equipping 2.0S9 letter boxes with their device. The indictment says the company was systematically relieved of its obli gations in tho way of paying freight, crating, painting and printing cards for tho devices It was furnishing. Tho indictment charges that Reavers and Machen1 owned stock under nssumed names. Most of the thousand shares of stock set aside, the indictment says, went to different postofllco oflteials, and again President Richardson came to Washington, and following an in crease In the contract price ho got for the company, dividends wero paid on the stock. McGclhan, principal owner of the Columbia Supply company of New Yorlc. Is ennrged with agreeing to pay Machen 50 cents for each dollar and a quarter paid on the paekago box contract by tho government. Specific payments to Machen aro cited In consideration- or increased compensation and under tho package box contract, ostensibly for attaching a different support to tho boxes. STATE FAIR FINANCES Tremurer Mrlntyro of SoMiiril Ktl niiiten n Surplua of 47,000 Tieasurer E. Melntyre of Scwnrd gave out a statement of tho cash re ceived during tho Nebraska state fair with an estimate ot tho total amount that will be puld In from all sources. He ahows tho cash receipts ns follows: Mon,l,a" 2.5S0.00 ?"e",Bj 8.S02.50 Wednesday 3,902.25 Thursday 8.030.00 1,rlda' 4,052.30 Total $28,043.01 Amount duo from R. & M. for sale of coupons 7.8R7.D0 State appropriation 2,000.00 Cash balance from last year. 2,000.00 rT,lTotal , 140.930.51 Tho estimated expenso of tho fair Is In the neighborhood of ?30.000. in ad dition about $4,000 worth or perma nent improvements were placed on tho grounds in preparation for this, year's exhibit. They constltuto new barns and grading the rae track. This will leave something llko ?7.000 to the good Tho board ucxt year will bo In. shape to make some needed changes and to erect permanent necomniodatiotui for exhibits that were greatly crowded this ycur. Killed lijr Dllputlo Alexander l.indsey and Jospph Dougherty were shot and killed last night by two deputies who wero trying to arres-t them at Camden, Tenn., on the- chnrflo of assaulting Daniel Stock dalo, nn nged white farmer. Stockdnle ls In a precarious condition. Customs Inspector Thomas R. Contes and Lieutenant Osborne, constabulary supply ofllcer, both stationed nt Snn trcdlno, who were arrested on the charge of misappropriating government funds, havo bee ntried and' convicted of the crime. Lieutenant Oaborno has been sentenced to ten years nnd In spector Coates to eight years' impris onment. Dean Tompkins, trensurer of tho province of La Union, has also been convicted of forgery, hut scn- S. w b?,n rc8.crvo1' The minimum penalty for the crime Is Imprisonment for twelve years. ARE ORDERED BACK .Striking Coal llnrm Told to IXnm Work hy doliu Mitchell John Mitchell, president of' the unit ed tnluo workors.of America, arrived In Kunsas City Friday to "confer with the mine owners nud initio Avorkers of district No. 25 in nn effort to scttlo their differences, which caused tha Btrlko of eight hundred men at Novln ger, Mo. Mr. Mitchell hold lnfurmnl conferences with the operators anil , representatives of the striking miners from the time ho nrrlvcd until late Inst night, when he gavo an ultima tum to the striking miners In thn form of an order for them to go bad: to work In obedience to the contract of their own ropiescntntlves with tho operators, which contract, Mr Mitchell nays, they htivn disobey by striking.' ami remnlir at work until the scalo for the coining year, tinting from Sep tember 1. can' be ngreed upon. Mr. Mitchell fitither told the representa tives of tho strikers that, no effort would be mado to adtsjouaoluolnlu would be made to adjpst tho wale for Hit coming year, until the men go bad; to work. President Mitchell or doied the men back to woik, not at the request of the operatois. but upon hU own Initiative. !eeauso ho bellevm that the miners by striking hno vio lated their agreement with tho ojicr ators. ' The rtrlklng conl miners at Novlnger voted In mabs meeting Friday. after noon not to return to work in the mines until they receive assurances tlmt they will be paid for "brushing." resident Mitchell received a mes sage to this effect from the committee which went to Novlnger Thursday night to urgo the men to return to work. Ho conferred with Vlco Presi dent Lewis and President Colvlllo and Secretary Maul of the unions of dis trict No. 25, nnd It wbb decided, to Issue a call at onco for a district convention of miners to meet in Kansas City and) take up the entire controversy. WILL PROBABLY UNITE Moderator of (lenernt Amtomlilr Kayi t'rehytrrhin Will (let Together A Denver. Colo.. Sept. 11. dispatch says: The Rev. R. I- Coylo, moder ator .of the general assembly of tho Presbyterian church, who has Just re turned to his homo in this city from a lecture tour in the cast, believes that tho time Is not far distant when tho twelve different Presbyterian churches In1 tho United States will become one. This probabllltl, he says, la due to the reconstruct lom of the creed ft, his de nomination which took place last May. Cahinlstlc and Armenian lines which have so long kept his nnd- tlio Cum bcrlnnd Prcsbyterlnn church sepnrated hnve now, he says, been effaced and at present no distinctions other than cer emonial separate tho two great re ligious orders that began as one In thu days of Cromwell. "Another step," said Dr. Coyle, "that our church took at tho last gen eral assembly in May and one that tends toward tho unity Idea Is to cm phoslze Christian education. With In tellectual development many sordid dis tinctions that tend to keep churches separated will bo obliterated. Our church now has an educational com mittee nnd upon It has been imposed tho duty of raising 512.000.000 for edu cational pin poses. Most of this money will bo spent upon schools In the west, for our institutions of learning in the east are In good shape flnan dally." FRANCE MAY ENTER IiiHtrm-t Admiral to C3nt Rpndy to Hot Into Turkish Tronble A Paris. September 11, dispatch says: The commander of tho rFench Medi terranean squadron' at Toulon has le coived orders to hold In readiness to leave for the Levant n naval division consisting of the battleship Brennus, the nrmored cruiser Trevlllo, the sec-oud-chtss cruiser du Chayla, nnd tho third-class cruiser Ltnois, under tho command of Admiral Jaureguiberry. Reports received by the foreign oiricn nt Parl3 from Constantinople said there Is renewed agitation' among tho Mus sulmans within the city, and fears aro oxprctsed of a Mussulman attack on the Syrian population. This agitation followed the appearance In tho Turk ish pnpers of accounts' of the Bulgar ians dynamiting trains and blowing up tho steamboat Vaskapu. Tho govern ment considered that official sanction of the publication of tho news was the best means to avoid- exaggerated btorlcs of tho explosions. As tho gov ernment had rigorously suppressed any montlou of explosions during tho past twenty years, tho recent publications caused widespread agitation-. Cull to Prayer Following tho helpful custom of pre vious years, a committee nriolnted by tho ministers' union of tho city of Lincoln call the churches to tho stato to prayer on Wednesday, September 23. The scopo of tho prayer Is to bo left largely to the commltteo of arrange ments In tho community whero special scrvlcps are held, u Is suggested, how ever that prayers be made for a re Mval; a blblo study; an' ovangellstlo nwnkonlng; moro aggressive efforts iu missionary work among tho Indians, jiilsoners. nnd neglected clnsso in, the nome land; for nn increased interest In world-wide missions; for municipal and national ollklals and voters In this IT'."11?,'1 that n"ilernncc, impurity, and other evils may be overcome It is recommended that each church hold a meeting during tho day and that, when practicable, there bo uulon ser Mecs held iu tho evening. More than twenty women' and child- honT ITsn,,C(1 rrom a tenement) Se. flrt '," lAinK l8lam City early !ii7i., i rvlozin l,(rf!ona wero sllghtljl ami spread rapidly to a six-story dot" n en thinCnt najolnln. Vur police, uihiin iro ncarb' r,,8hcd '"to the tw n vSna,Ul blK0c l Betting oul twenty persons who, but for thelJ me y arrival, would, havo ijerlshcd. i ffr",1 a Woman l hc Herman T.." c""B,lt ' , u ulU1Url b unhurt. A I i A rs vK i- JS ( . t. VT ft" .V, -' f r s: !t. "-SWC -..'