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YOLUME XXXJV.-JSTTMBER 10.
COLUMBUS NEBRASKA. WEDNESDAY. JUNE 10.1903.
WHOLE NUMBER 1.726.
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STRIKE IS OYER
UNION PACIFIC AND WORKMEN
THE 1EM TO KTU1I TI
All Old Emcloyes to Be Rci
Wrtheut Discrimination Rt.cc
Work Will Not Re Enforced May
Gc on Piece Schedule or Not.
STRIKE DECLARED OFF Jane 3
aad all old men return to work
ALL OLD MEN REINSTATED, with
AVERAGE INCREASE in wages of
about 7 per cent.
ilATTER OF PIECEWORK left to
discretion, of employes.
03IAHA. The Union Pacific ma
chinists, after being on strike for over
eleven months, on Wednesday reach
ed an agreement with the company,
the enscsMal points of which are
thoe stated above. The boiler mak
ers having previously adjusted mat-
tera with President Burt and Presi
dent Harriman in New York, only the
blacksmiths now remain without the
fold and they began negotiations for
peace with President Burt immedi
ately upon the conclusion ot the ma
chinists' affairs. They will continue
their conferences until an. end Is
.reached. Every indication, points to
a settlement with them
The anal settlement of the ma
chinists was effected and ratified
Tuesday afternoon. For three days
the five members of the machinists'
international executive board had
been in conference with President
Burt and Superintendent McKeen at
headquarters here. The local and dis
trict committees took no active part
in the deliberations until the terms of
the agreement had been reached and
then the local and district men were
invited to participate in the ratifica
- tion. This procedure was mutually
agreed on at the outset. From the
first of this " conference the utmost
secrecy as to the deliberations has
been observed. The only statement
made came at the conclusion of the
Hugh Doran. chairman of the ma
chinists' executive board, officially an
nounced for the workmen that the
strike had been settled along the
lines indicated above and thai the
terms were entirely satisfactory to
Late in the day this statement was
made officially at Union Pacific head
quarters, as comprising the cardinal
features of the settlement:
L The settlement was made on the
same basis substantially as that of
the. boiler makers, which, was in ac
cordance with the recent telegram of
3lr. Harriman to Mr McNeiL
2. All old men are to be reinstated,
without discrimination, if they desire
to be and make application within
2. Strike is declared off June C and
men return to work June S.
4. The matter of piecework is to be
4eft to the men themselves.
5. All men are to return to work in
the spirit of friendliness, cherish no
animosity and old discipline is to ob
No new men are to be employed. I
durinz the sixty days within which old
men are siven to return to work.
The machinists say their wage
schedule has been raised on a grad-
-uated scale, averagmg about T per
cent. The question of what to do
with the non-union men who took
strikers' places and those who were
employed m the shops when the strike
began and remained there was not
dealt with in the terms of peace, but
was left to adjust itself.
PROMPT TO ACT.
Will Supply Subsistence and
WASHINGTON. D C The war de
partment is exerting its full powers
and goinz to the extreme warrant of
the law in aiding the flood sufferers
in -the west. Putting aside all tech
nical questions as to the power of
the department to move in the mat
ter without violating the law prohib
iting the expenditure of government
supplies without direct order of con
gress. Acting Secretary Sanger h
assumed full responsibility for the ex
tension of relief where it is necessary
to save human life, and if necessary
congress will be asked later to ap
prove this exercise of authority.
By direction of the department the
military officials in the distressed re
gion will not only provide tents to
shelter tne homeless, but will be al
lowed to exercise their judgment as
to the issue of such military supplies
and rations as can be spared from
the military nosts.
Vraoman's Resignation Accepted.
CHICAGO I1L The board of ad
minisrratioc of Rnskin university has
accepted the resignation of Walter
tt -... . ..- -i,-,,. -- h
w if f '- -f -- u iA3uKrei wiiaiuuu iciiCliLC l
to his personal or business affairs.
The beard emphatically declares
against the propaganda of political
socialism, though one of its depart
ments is sociology, with courses in
economic and industrial history" and
economics from the union labor stand
point. CfFcrc Government Aid.
KEARNEY, Neb. President Roose
velt on being informed of the flood
situation in Kansas, telegraphed Gov
ernor Bailey offering government aid
to the sufferers. He received the fol
lowing message from the governor:
"Our people deeply appreciate tne
solicitude EhowB. by your dispatcn.
Topeka. Is herowaHy meeting- the sitaa
tion thus fan Later- development will
show- extent of need."
y'BMr P H amV-BmBm amem MRBk
H 'amaammi anac
Car Filled With
tie Boat ear kjus. wjwekis.
the history of railroad disasters oc
curred some time ago- in Arixone. The
Maricopa and Phoenix train was rush
ing across the Tcmpe bridge, eight
miles from Phoenix, whe a span of
the bridge gave way, hurling the en
gine and three ears to the dry, sandy
aed betow. It was a mixed train, the
arst three cars being freight csts aad
the rest passenger carriages. The
Tourth car. filled with passengers.
APPEAL FOR HELP.
Frrsm the Flood Need
TOPEKA. Kan. The flood situation
in Topeka Tuesday night can be
briefly summarized thus:
Known dead, forty-eight.
River fallen three feet and now re- i
ceding at the rate of two inches an uigs and destroying the Gainesville
nour. 1 cotton mills. The greatest loss of life
Distress will be great among the is reported in the destruction of the
refugees. . cotton mills, where about eighty per-
Governor Bailey issued a proclama-' sons are reported killed and" scores in
tion calling for help for flood suaTerers jured.
of the state. Eighteen persons were killed in the
Fifty deputy sheriffs armed, with city between the center of the town
Winchesters go to North Topeka to and the railroad station, where four
protect property, with orders to shoot
footers whenever they are caught stealing.
Governor Bailey's proclamation call- standing, but badly wrecked. The see
ing for outside aid was decided upon ond and third floors were completely
at a mass meeting, when the governor demolished and the employes caugnt
was requested to issue the calL It under the wreckage and mangled.
was decided to make this a general
appeal for- the people all along the
flooded districts of the state, as well
as those in Topeka.
The plan is to make Topeka the
headquarters and to distribute the aid ed. The roof of the electric car bam
from here to the other parts of the was lifted and the building badly dam
state. There will be this general ap- aged. The 'ailroad depot suffered
peal made, an appeal through the fra- also. Nearly every employe in the
ternal organizations and other appeals Gainesville cotton mills was killed, in
through various societies. eluding a large number of children.
A meeting of the representative peo- The Southern depot was blown down,
pie of North Topeka. who arc now on The Gainesville iron worKs were de
the south side, was held to arrange molished and several people perished
for systematic protection of their prop- in the wreck. The Gainesville cotton
erty in North Topeka. Immediately oil mills were blown down. The old
after tie meeting a large number of Piedmont hotel, now used as a school
armed men left in boat3 for the north and apartment house, was razed and
side, where they will guard property, half a dozen or more people were
; t killed in ir. The Richmond hotel was
GOVERNMENT LENDS AID.
Commander at Fort Leavenworth
WASHINGTON. D. C Adjutant '
General Corbin received the following
dispatch from Colonel Miner.
manding at Fort Leavenworth:
lssue 10.000 rations to Kansas City,
Kan., las'- night. Need was impera
tive. Ask to have action aaoroved.
Rations .for this command up to 20th adon. 'mis is one
hQ r&ia,- h w , ... ...af tae largest cotton mills in the
the country to the west of us it will
be destitute ot food. Advise shipping
raaons here as central point to meet
this demand, x wo companies of en
gineers and pontoon train are in read
iness to be sent west Believe they
might be of use at Lawrence."
The department has taken no action
yet upon Colonel Miner's recommenda
tion for concentration of supplies at
No Habeas Corpus for Wright.
WASHINGTON. D. C The United
States supreme court has refused to
grant a writ of habeas corpus in the
case of Whittaker Wright, the finan
cial operator who is in custody in
New York awaiting extradition on
charges made in England. The opin
ions affirms the decision of the United
States circuit court for tne southern'
district of New York.
Secretary Moody Will Quit.
WASH1SGTON. D. C It is an- ?
nounced authoritatively that Secre-J
tary Moody of the navy will not re-'
main- in. the cabinet longer than the i
present term of President Roosevelt.'
Mr. Moody expects then to resume
the practice of law.
Smallpox at Salt Uke.
SALT t.attr, Utah. Over fifty
cases of smallpox nave been discov-1
ered in the southeastern part of this '
eirv The disease, on arrniinr nf ir
mild form was at first taken for
csdeken pox and children attended !
seaooi aad tfceir parents attended '
church and" dances while suffering j or O'Farrill and the other arrested
from the disease. The health officers-! innicipal efficers from the amnesty,
believe nearly every family living in bnt a amendment offered by- the na
ftir section of the city has been ex-' tionalist senators' was adopted, tor
posed and a (juaranrine will result. cin.dig all offenders.
Acoroves Chamberlain's Plana.
LONDON--Among the latest to ex- SAN FRANCISCO. The United
press fall approval of. Colonial Setr-' States transport Logan sailed for Ma
tary Chamberlain's zoUrerein pfan is na '& stop at Gaum on the sot
Premier Sedden" of New Zealand, who ! "i voyage to unload 190 tons ot
declares that Germany's attitude to-'military supplies. On board were
ward Canada is a blessing- in rffg. eighty-eight of the Fourth infantry,
guiae- Sir Henry CampbelT-Banner-! 2s5 Thirteenth cavalry and 15
man. the liberal leader, has decided to cabin passengers. In. the- treasure
drop his amendment on the subject,
as thfl; second reading stage of the.1
tnarrce bill win afcrd opportunity for!
discussion of the matter.
Nicely Rafaatf and Swayed en the Verse ef
hangpoiseiL oven J
apparently in a skiver of doe.be Had
it fallen it most have dragged the next
car with it, and the occupants of both
have been crushed in the debris. It
amis;, however, half an and half of! tho
bridge, aa if ready to jump into space,
tipped down at quite an angle toward
the ground. The passengers all got
out safely. The only fatality in this
accident was that of a Pima Indian
who was stealing a ride and got
caught in the debris.
A. TORNADO SOUTH.
GAINES VTLr.K Ga. Just after the
roan hour Monday the ciy was strucic
uy a terrific tornado, killing nhafcly
100 persons, injuring 130, unroofing
the Ciry hotel aad other large buiW-
large stores were blown down.
The cotton mill was a three-story
building. The first story was left
It is estimated that there are at
least seventy-five bodies under tha
wreckage of the third floor, and it i3
nor known how many persons on the
second floor of the building were kill-
wrecked and several perished along
with It. One hundred and twenty-
five cottages, a school house and a
church were blown away in the negro
section of e town. Five brick stores
on the main street of Gainesville were
com-Vwept ay. In an 20'J aulldmgs ara
i demolished here.
The furious- wind next struck the
plant of the Pacolet cotton mills at
New Holland, two miles from.- the
south, employing more than 600 hands.
The storm spared the Pacolet factory,
hat entirely demolished 100 of its cot
tages, standing nearby and tenanted
by its operatives. Here the fatalities
were greatest, upwards of thirty-flve
persons being- buried in the ruins of
the cottages. Bodies were blown hun
dreds of yards and many of them
when picked upbore no semblance to
humanity. The trunK of. one young
boy was found with the head decapi
tated as if by the guillotine.
From New Holland the tornado
swept onward to the east in the di
rection at White Sulphur, a town of
about leo persons. The extent of its
destruction there cannot be definitely
ascertained, but reports so far re
ceived indicate considerable lass of
Princess Goes -za Trance.
YTENNA According to a dispatch
from Salzburg, the grand duke of Tns-
cany will go to Lindau on June 12
to meet his daughter, the former
crown princess of saxony, for the first
time since her flight with the French
tutor, M. Giron. The princess win
then go to France to take up her pe
manent residence at Castle Ronnan.
Pasaes an Amnesty RilT
HAVANA The senate, by a vote.
of eight to three, passed a bill grant-
' ajanesty to everybody arrested in
connection wita. aisuurnances wnicn
arose cut ot e strike ot the cigar
leakers lst November. The bill as
originally drawn up excluded ex-May-
meIU "eney andTSuppi
t2 is stored 2.000,000 pesos of the
new" Philippine coinage, and 1600,000
ia. gold for payment of the army in
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT REACHES U
FflHAL VBjGHbE HK
Friende at the Seat ef
jetce ta Have Him Back in
After the Lang Trip, Ceveriitf,
WASHINGTON President Roose
velt returned to Washington, at T
o'clock. Friday night from his memor
able trip of aver two months throagh
aat the west. He was given a hearty
reception by the people of the capi
tal, who lined the sidewalks as bis
carriage, escorted by the battalion of
high school cadets, was driven to the
White House. The president cordially
responded to the greetings given, kirn
aad repeatedly- stood sp in Ms.og
riage and waved his hat and bowed his
acknowledgments. He looked toe
picture of health.
There was a large gathering of offi
cials at the railroad station when the
president arrived. They included
Secretary Root. Secretary Hitchcoclr
and Secretary Cortelyou and Postmas
ter General Payne. Drawn up in line
were Commander-in-Chief Kimball of
the Department of the Potomac of the
Grand Army of the Republic and a de
tachment of Spanish war veterans un
der command of Colonel Hodgson.
The president spent a very few min
utes in exchanging greetings with the
assembled officials. He talked long
er with Postmaster General Payne
than with any of the others, the later
throwing his arms about the president
and apparently whispering to him.
The president, accompanied by his
brother-in-law. Captain W. S. Cowles.
in full uniform, then entered a car
riage and with his party, which, includ
ed Attorney General Knox Secretary
Wilson and Senator Fairbanks of In
diana, was escorted by a battalion of
high school cadets along Pennsylvania
avenue to the White House grounds.
At the entrance to the grounds the
cadets halted and the president and
his party passed them in review. The
avenue was lined with people and the
applause which the president received
on every hand was outspoken and cor
dial. The fire engines of the city were
stationed at the intersecting streets an
the avenue and the tolling of the bells
added to the welcome of the presi
dent. While the review of the cadets was
taking place a large crowd of people
repaired to the rearaf the White
House, where the Marine band gave
a concert in honor of the arrival home;
of the chief executive. The people ex
pected that the president would ap
pear for a moment to acknowledge
ue greeting home that would be giv
en him, and in this they were not dis
appointed. The band played the "Star
Spangled Banner." aad then, as the
president appeared on the portico,
struck up "Hail to the Chief." The
president made a brief speech.
ONE MILLION PEOPLE STARVING.
Women and Children Are Freely Offer
ed far Sale.
HONG KONG The estimate of Gov
ernor Wong of Kwang Si province
that over one million natives are starv
ing in that province is pronounced here
to be approximately correct. The dis
tress in certain districts Is more acute.
Cnildren and women are freely offer
ed for sale. The rice harvest promises
well, but it will not be available for
from four to six weeks. Extensive re
lief operations will be diflJcalt without
foreign supervision, which will be hard
to obtain in Kwang SL
Assistance has been sent to that
province from Hong Kong and Canton,
but the funds available are becoming
TEST THE WIRELESS SYSTEM.
Messages Exchanged Between Mayors
ef Chicago and Milwaukee.
MILWAUKEE. - The flrst official
test of handling wireless messages be
tween Chicago and Milwaukee under
the Marconi system was successfully
carried out Tuesday evening. "Mes
sages were exchanged between the
mayors of the two cities, also between,
the business men who were at either
end to witness the demonstration. The
electrical conditions in the atmosphere
at times interfered somewhat with the
At the stations at either end signal
poles 240 feet high have been erected.
The instruments are sheltered in a
small building in close proximity to
the 3ignal poles. The system will be
used to conduct experiments with lake
In Government's Faver.
WASHINGTON D. C The court of
appeals in the District of Columbia
decided the second class man matter
case in favor of the government, re
versing the decision of the lower court f
The case was that or the postmaster
general against Houghton inflTm &
I Ou and invoivi&- tne arrni isafi m to
the mails as second class 1T matter
of certain puoiications.
Shake Haneto While Dyjnay
EL PASO. Tex. Two men. are dead
and ee is dying as tae result at an
other Texas duel at Eagle Lake, when
Marshal Emard and TTITTbbi McDow
saot each other ta death, aad Pierce
Hammond, a bystander, received a
mortal wound. McOow sent JQsard
and as he fell ShsarC shot XcDow.
tb& latter aaying- as he feH; "We are i
both lose for, let aa be frfeaifcr Tftey
then shook smai ami died.
FACTORY GIRLS GIVEN CHEAP LODGING.
amfll 'ejVRr afaaPI
i eta aafeBBBml WatlSmTmPemmsaP-' " CamTal
. . R
of Irving in LowelL
Is aaei t fee lees than in any other
American dry. JL man can get good
board, aad room, for $2.30 a week, and
a woman for $1.75. The corporation
boarding-aoases have made the living
so cheap. These boarding-houses were
MAC HEN IS INDICTED.
Grand Jury Returns True Rill Against
Head of Rural Delivery. i
WASHTNGTON-The grand jury on!
Friday reported an Indictment against i
August W. Machen. former superin-f
arrested several days ago. charged I
with sharing profits on government
contracts for letter box fasteners. The
indictment was brought for violation of
section 5501 of the revised statutes.
the penalty for violation of which Is a
fine of not more han three times the f
amount asked or accepted or received
and imprisonment for not more than
three years. The amount which the
indictment states he received illegally
As an incidental ,!r nt rh. ;oi
ligation. Thomas W. McGregor for-!
meriy of Nebraska, in charge of the
matter of rural delivery supplies for i
the Pnsrnffw rfanan-mr ; txt,k;
ton, and C. Ellsworth Upton, one of
his assistants, today were arrested
on warrants sworn out bv postoffice
inspectors. The charge is conspiracv
to defraud the government the gov -
eminent in the purchase of pouches
from C. E. Smith of Baltimore.
Mr. Machen was in court with his
attorneys when the grand jurv report-
ed in his case and immediatelv gave
honrf in tho. m nt n n. ,;.- ..
.. uuu. . .u,uu-j mi iau ap
pearance. NAMES OHIO TICKET.
Myron T. Herrick Nominated for Gov
ernor Without Oooositian.
For fJivrr!ni fTPnv T tnrooTfr-
For Lieutenant Governor
WARREN G. HARDING
For Auditor.. WALTER. D. GLTLBERT
or State Treasurer.. TV", s. iicKXNXON" !
For Attorney General .
..ArGUSTL'S m. snoiSBS
For School. Commissioner.. E. A. JONES
For Member of Board oC Public
Works GEORGE K. W.VTKLNS
COLUMBUS. O. The republican
state convention closed Thursday
after nominating the state ticket, en
dorsing Hanna for another term in the
senate and- Roosevelt for another term
as president. of acres of land.
While Senator Foraker was presid- Sheriff McCuIloch wires from At
ing. the delegates formulated the wood that he has Dewey and his men
campaign cry of "Hanna. Herrick, under arrest.
Harding and Harmony." It seemed to
be the policy to have "harmony" on
the ticket as well as in the declaration
of principles. While-all conceded that
it was "Hanna's year," yet he would
not use his influence except that for
the head, of the ticket he named his
neighbor.. Myron T. Herrick. for gov
ernor. The senator's great friend,
George B Cox. of Cincinnati, certainly
named Warren G. Harding for lieuten-
ant governor and Wade Hampton Ellis
for attorney general, as well as being
the most potential factor in nominat
ing Judge Summers.
More Land for Settlement.
SALT LAKE. Major James Mc
rAiigfalin. representing the govern
ment,, has closed a treaty with the
Uintah Indians, as a result of which
L250.00Q acres of reservation land win
be thrown open far settlement in Oc
Counterfeit Twenty-Dollar Bill.
WASHINGTON. D. C The treas-
ury department announces the ap-
pearance of a newcounterfeit. a pfao-
tographic reproduction of the $20 is-
p8"6 at the National bank of Minneap-
A" Anawer Filed. Cuban Treaty 1 Bead.
PHUJLDELPHLA, Pa. The Penn- HAVANA. The permanent treaty
syivaaia Railroad company filed in the ' between Cuba and the United States.
United States court of. appeals an an- accompanied by a message of trans
swer to the suit recently instituted by mion -ram President Palma.. was
the Western Union Telegraph com-
panywwhich asked the court to modify
ft decree, which held that the Penn-
syivaaia Railroad company had a legal
naht to remove the poles and wires Lomicn has been instructed to ascer
of -the telegraph company from along j g attitude of the London finao
the rigfct of way ot the railroad, com- cjerg regarding the prospective Cuban
J33?" loan for 10.000,000.
rifteen Hundred Need Help.
ASHTNGTON General Chaffee
sent to General Corbin a copy of
the following dispatch from Lienten-
at Gaisesvine, Ga.r "Fifteen";
people dependent upon char-t
ity; 2W- serionslr injured."
Artinery Oatrict ef ManHa. f
'AaCrru- An order was is-
sued sere creatra; the arrinery. dm-j
trie ef Manila toinctede all the coast
..add" artillery aboot MasHa:
established years ago to shelter girla
curfew sounds at 9 o'clock and the
doors of the corporation boarding
houses are locked at 10 o'clock. Girla
who are out after that hour must ex
plain. DESPERATE FIGHT
lN WH,CH COWBOYS KILL THREE
lik rare cause of trouble
( The Father and Three Sons are Killed
Outright and another Son so Badiy
Hurt That It Is Thought He Cannot
ST. FRANCIS. Kan. Authentic re
ports received here from the scene of
Wednesda2- night's tragedy in the
f auuL" ""' UL CUUfll-T """cate ma;
the Dewey cattle men wen1- to the
nerry cattie rancn ana Kiuea r.. Jl-
Berr owner of ranch; A. J. Berry,
G. A. Berry; fatally wounded EL F.
! Berry, and seriously wounded Sam
l ot taese were sons ot s. 31. Her-
j Tae Eerry verston oC mter
. 1S taat three oC them were workin
' m the Ueld and two of them at tfae
house' nnarmeiL when a gang of the
Dewey men- with Chaancey Dewey at
their faead' rode up and deliberately
attemPteri IO 11 them all. Dewey al-
' Iesea thaC they wenc av-r to ?et a
Water tank thac beion?ed the land;
. rhe BenT3 Penefi n
' hat they did the killing in self-
There has been bitter feeling be
tween the Berrys and Deweys ever
since the Deweys commenced ta ac
quire title to all rhe land tney could
in the southeastern part of this
county and the adjoining corner of
r ti -. .
n-iwimu. snennan ana mamas coun-
,. . ,
UeS Be,TrS 3re e feW
wfao bave stayed with their homes.
and have been in continual litigation.
Ir js saM that cfaanncev Dewev and
- f - ".
di(i tlle sfacoting. The coroner's jury
finds that Channcey Dewey, from be-
hind a sod wall killed one of the
Berrys and mortally wounde.. another,
and that the Berrys were unarmed.
The tragedy resulted from the ever
present flght between cattle and
ranch men in this section of the coun
try. Tfae Deweys belonging to a rich
Chicago- concern. They cvn thousands
HARRI MAN-GOULD INTERESTS-
NEW YORK The Evening
gram printed the following:
"According to stories current in im
portant financial circles Wednesday
the control of the Erie railroad has
been acquired by a combination of
GouI,i' Harrinian and Rockefeller in
terests. ana the road will be made
the eastrn connection of the Burling
ton, Union Pacific. St. Paul and Gould
systems. Tne Pennsylvania has been
crowded out. although Pennsylvania
interests, have been heavy buyers of
Favors Chamberlain's Plan.
LONDON A telegram was receiv
ed from Albert BracT:in. the attorney
general of the Australian common
wealth, saying that the Australian
commonwealth and all the govern
ments at the separate Australian
states approve Colonial Secretarr
chamberlain's proposal. Only an ex,
trsme seiluan of free traders oppose
.. .,. -., ;..., t ;. .
sureti for the new policy when it is
kxidax .fcu ai mtuicujr; ixxtii'Ji 14. us tmi
g senate and referred to the r
committee on foreign relations. The
government organ. La Discuscioa. aa-
nonnces that the Cuban minister at
Make Less Money Than Before.
BUFFALO. N. T. Joim Mitchell
an,? the fcur vice presidents of the
miners union in the anthracite re-1
icn held a conference Sunday rela- f
tive to the various disputes between !
their miners and their employers
growing out of the recent strike ,
awards. President HitcheU says that
the miners make less money than be-'
fore rhe strike A conference will be
called in "Wllkesbaree scon, to consid-
er the- situation furthers
amu , a
Yi i n 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 : i n a i it
It is officially announced that Presi
dent Louhet will proceed to London
oetween July IS and 20 to return the
visit of King Edward.
Present indications are that the
Yukon's output of uld this season
will exceed that of last year by from
Jl.000.000 to I3.00O.Q00.
The directors of the United States
Leather company met at New York!
and declared the usual quarterly div
idend on the preferred stock.
A ferryman aad eleven chiliren
were drowned as the result of the
capsizing of a ferryboat on the river
Warthe, near Dembro. Poland
Lady Henry Somerset has- resigned
from the presidency of the National
British Women's Temperance associa
tion on account of her health.
iteP-raaent Commander Smtih of ,
the Kansas G. A. R. has fixed Sep
tember IS-20 as the date for holding
the state reunion at Lawrence.
3Irs. Richard J. Oglesby. widow of
the farmer governor of Illinois, was
taken in a special train from Chicago
to Elkhart, owing to her critical ill
ness. Savings deposits in Chicago banks
have passed the SIOO.000,000 mark. In
the past year they have increased
upwards of 122.000,000,. or more than
2 per cent.
Three men were killed by a caving
bank in a mine near Cecilville. CaL
The victims were Will Luddy. a news
paper man, and two miners, named
Booth and Cady.
The Southern Presbyterian general
assembly decided against consolidat
ing the office of the general superin
tendent of Sunday school and young
W. J. Bryan announces that he is
perfectly willing to give up the lead
ership of his party, but he will not
consent to a surrender of the silver
plank, in the platform.
Emperor William has presented the
New York Yacht club with a gold
sup. two feet high, to be known as.
tne emperors cup to be competed
cor the first time next falL
The navy department has decided to
send the battleship Kearsaze to Kiel
is flagship of the European squad
on instead of the Alabama, which
could not be prepared in time.
It is stated that out of 2t)O.OQO.flt)0
people in Africa, only 2.000.000 have
ever heard the gospeL In the Soudan
region alone there are 30,000.000 who
re without religious instruction.
Considerable anxiety has been
aroused by a recrudescence of the
activity of 3Ionc Pelee. The general
zouncil urges the immediate evacna
ion to the entire northern part of the
An active movement has been set
3n foot in southwest Louisiana to se
cure the commutation of the death
3entence of A. E. Batsan of 3Iissouri.
convicted of the murder of seven
nembers of the Earl family
Head camo ilodern Woodmen of
Vmerica has been officially notified
hat concessions would be made by
he various railroad lines in connec
ion with the coming head camp, to
be held in Indianapolis June 1.7-20.
The program far the international
concert to be given at Berlin under
'he Wagner commemoration society
.n October, has been arranged by rhe
musical committee. Profl Stillman
Kelly of Yale will conduct the over
ture to his opera. "Aladdin." as the
The Wabash railroad will take 500
Nebraska school teachers from Chi--azo
to Boston for the annnal meet
ing of the National Encampment as
sociation. July 2. The party will
travel in two special trains and will
make a stop at Niagara Falls and
other points of interest.
The secretary of the interior has
received a telegram from F C. Hub
bard, world's fair commissioner for
the Indian territory, announcing that
325.000 had been subscribed by the
citizens of the territory to secure the
I23.Q0U appropriated by congress for
the territory's exhibit at St. Louis.
The excess in the treasury receipts
over its expenditures for the first
eleven months of the fiscal year
amounts to $:JS.34i.in5. and treasury
experts estimate that for the year the
surplus will be about 344.000,000. The
toral receipts for the year to date
are 151053.471. and the total expendi
tures S471.5S4.S55. The surplus for
the present month is $5,528,210.
S. E. Pette. inventor of the ma
chine for making paper bags, died at
Cleveland. O.. aged 81 years. He
was a native of Foxboro, Mass.
Over fifty cases of smallnox have
kea discovered in the southeastern
part of Salt Lake City.
The armored cruiser King Alfred
has been selected to take the Prince
and Princess of Wales to India in the
Far want of sufficient evidence I2S
policy shop cases were dismissed at
good, it is 3aid that the wheat crop j
of 1313 in this country may break
ail records. It is estimated that
Kansas alone win harvest 1Q0.0Q0.IM0
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The Italian population of New ,
York, which must now be toward
250.000. in increasing, by immlgra-
tion. at so ranid a rate that it is likely"
to be somewhere about 300,0) in
1910.. for its natural increase is also '
The council of Trinity college at I
Dublin has recommended rfrr the '
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