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VOLUME XXXFV.-NUMBER 21.
COLUMBPjS. NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 26. 1903.
WHOLE NUMBER 1,737.
SESSION IS OYER
ATTENDANTS AT G. A. R. MEET
ING STRIKE CAMP.
GEN. BLACK APPOINTS OFFICERS
Traynor Is the Nebraska Member of
Council of Administration Reports
of Officers Resolutions Eulogizing
SAN FRAN'CISCO The national
encampment of the Grand Armv of the
Ropuhiic closed its thirty-seventh an
nual session Friday afternoon, after
a protracted morning meeting. The
newly elected officers, with the excep
tion of Junior Vice Commander Kes
slcr. who is now on his way from the
Philippines, were installed.
- The following appointments were
announced by Commander-in-Chief
Adjutant Ccncral C. W. Partridge
Quartermaster Major Charles Bur
rows of New Jersey, reappointed.
Judge Advocate Oencral James
Tanner of Now York.
Inspector Ccncral E. B. Wesson of
Council of Adminstration Nebras
ka, Andrew Traynor; Alabama, M. D.
IVickersham; Arizona, George Atkin
son; Arkansas. A. A. Whissan; Cali
fornia and Nevada. A. V. Barrett; Col
orado and Wyoming. U. S. Hollister;
Connecticut. A. C. Hendricks; Dela
ware. Samuel Worrell: Florida, Chas.
Donovan; Georgia. G. A. Sumcrford;
-Idaho. George M. Parsons; Illinois. T.
JJ. Scott; Indiana. II. A. Koot; Indian
Territory. James Itedficld; Kansas. T.
II. Coney; Kentucky. Jacob Scibert;
lyoiiisiana and Mississippi, C. C. Shutc;
Elaine, Louis Wclbinz; Maryland, R.
S. Suiistroni; Massachusetts, J. W. S.
liarsey; Michigan. K. II. Fenton; Min
nesota, I. W. Collins; Missouri. J. T.
cw; Montana. S. II. Hansell; New
Hampshire. I. II. Foster; New Mexico.
John R. McFie; New York. James
Owens; Noith Dakota. S. K. McGin
ni.s; Ohio. A. A. Taylor: Oklahoma,
A. W. Taylor: Oiegon. W. M. Ingram;
Pennsylvania. Thomas C. Sample; Po
tomar. B. F. Eutreken: Rhode Island.
J. T. Lcnvon: South Dakota. A. B.
Nelson; Tennessee. N. Hacker; Texas.
R. M. Moorcs; Utah, W. W. Bostaph;
Vermont. A. C. Brown: Virginia and
'ington and Alaska. S. W. Clark; West
Virginia. G. B. Woodcock; Wisconsin,
Philip Cheek; Iowa. S. C. James.
The reports of the various retiring
office! s were adopted and a vote of
thanks given each fr efficient service.
It was resolved to telegraph President
North Carolina. E. W. Fuller: Wash
Roosevelt the resolution favoring the
pensioning of veterans of 6'J years of
ag. which was adopted yesterday.
The encampment unanimously
adopted the following resolution. In
troduced by Captain P. II. Coney of
Resolved. Th.v we congratulate that
splendid soldier, exemplary command
er and patriotic citizen. General Nel
son a Miles, upon his attainment of a
distinguished and honorable retire
ment atter a matchless record as a
soldier of over forty-two years of
service, without just criticism of his
official conduct, which began as lieu
tenanf! in the Twenty-second Massa
chusetts infantry, progressing by the
brightest grade of heroic patriotism
from Manasses to Appomatox. during
the gie.it est of all civil wars, from
1M"1 to ISYi.l and illuminating this ref
old by his great military achieements
as a successful Indian lighter, and
acain as a great mi tary disciplin--aiian
FEARS OF MORE MASSACRES.
Powers Very Anxious Over the Sit
uation in Satonica.
CONSTANTINOPLE The ambas
sador of the powers have again drawn
the attention of the porte to the fears
of massacres at Salonica. and have
demanded the adoption of immediate
and effective measures for the pro
tection of the foreign consulates and
the subjects of the various powers.
Letters received here from Uskub
say there is evidence there of a great
feeling of unrest. The mosques are
guai ded by troops, and it is feared
they may be attacked.
Servian refugees are arriving at Us
kub lrom Dibra. having fled from that
place owing to the fear of a massacre.
The Albanians in that district have
burned a number of Bulgarian vil
lages. The Socialists Are Oivded.
BERLIN. The socialists are enti
tled to have appointed from their
party one of the three vice presidents
of the reichstag on account of their
increased representation, and the
other parties appear willing to con
cede this. The socialist leaders dffcr
as "to whether they ought to accept
the office, because it would limit their
complete freedom of obstruction and
opposition. Herr Bebel takes this
Nine Months for Jellying Emperor.
BERLIN. Konrat! von Fielitz. an
ctor. was sentenced to nine months
imprisonment on a charge of lese
niajeste in lbelng the German em
peror in his jokes at the theater.
Fielitz was engaged at the German
theater at The Hague at the -time
when the emperor was honoring Field
Marshal Lord Roberts in Berlin. He
sang couplets voicing the feeling
among the Dutch against Emperor
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YACHTS SAIL IN VAIN.
Reliance Gains Many Minutes in Drift
ing Match for America's Cup.
NEW YORK One of the biggest
crowds of sightseers and 5achtsmcn
that ever sailed down Sandy Hook to
witness a battle for the yachting su
premacy of the world, returned to
New York Thursday night disappoint
ed because the wind failed, leaving the
yachts disabled. Nevertheless the
crowd was jubilant in the conviction
that Sir Thomas' latest challenger,
like the two which had preceded it,
was doomed to return to England
The first race for America's cup
was declared off at the turn when Re
liance was sixteen minutes in the lead,
having gained that much in a fifteen
mile drift. Of course the race was
not absolutely conclusive owing to the
light and shifting character or the air,
but in a fifteen mile beat to windward,
a portion of which was sailed in a
driving rain, Reliance showed its
heels to Shamrock III in commanding
style, and that, too, under weather
conditions supposed to be to the par
ticular liking of the challenger. Fife's
latest creation has been heralded as
a wonder in light breezes in windward
work, especially with a jumpy sea on,
while Reliance, in its trials, had done
its best reaching and running in a
whole sail wind. Yet today, with a
breeze varying from one to twelve
knots and against a long ground
swell, the defender outfootcd and out
pointed Shamrock III.
OYSTER BAY THEIR MECCA
President Has Many Callers During
Dav at Summer Home.
OYSTER BAY. L. I. Financial leg
islation and New York state politics
were the principal topics of discussion
Friday between the president and his
Early in the day Representative Hill
of Connecticut talked with the presi
dent of the prospect of enacting
remedial financial legislation at the
approaching session of congress.
William D. Murphy of New York, a
long-time friend of the president, also
discussed financial legislation with Mr.
In the evening Secretary Cortelyou
of the department of commerce and
labor and Representative Babcock of
"Wisconsin were dinner guests of the
president. Secretary Cortelyou spent
the night at Sagamore Hill.
Governor Odell of New York also
had a three hours conference with the
URGE MILES FOR. GOVERNOR.
Massachusetts Democrats Would Put
Him in Gubernatorial Chair.
BOSTON The Globe, democratic,
says that General Miles., who is a
native of this state, has been suggest
ed by some of the politicians in the
party as a possible nominee for gov
ernor of Massachusetts on the demo
cratic ticket. Should he be chosen gov
ernor, it is claimed, he would be a
logical candidate for the presidency.
The Globe adds that General Miles'
friends say he would accept the nom
ination for governor.
Place for Miles' Son-in-Law.
WASHINGTON.Major Samuel Re
ber. signal corps general staff officer,
has been detailed secretary of the
army war college. He is the son-in-law
of Leut. Gen. Miles, retired.
Massacre Women and Children.
LONDON. According to r Belgrade
dispatch to the Daily Mail, the Turk
ish troops, under the pretext of pur
suing revolutionary bands, have de
stroyed the villages of Armenska.
Arphrobi. Lctschani. Peckopanje,
Neklazi. Zelnch. Patelle and Banitza,
massacreing the women and children.
The male inhabitants fled to the
mountains and joined the insurgents,
who are especially numerous in that
Breaks Globe Trotting Record.
SEATTLE. Wash. James Willis
Sayre, the globe trotter, reached Se
attle at 4:15 Wednesday afternoon. At
5 o'clock Mr. Sar.re had been gone
from Seattle exactly fifty-four days,
eight hours and fifty-five minute?; The
best previous record, made by Charles
Cecil Fitzmorris, was sixty days, thir
teen hours and twenty-nine minutes.
Thus Mr. Sayre has broken the record
more than six days.
&OXE& Icup iAQ'nyy
BLACK IS CHOSEN
SELECTED AS COMMAN'DER-IN-CHIEF
OF THE G. A. H.
NEBRASKA HAS A KOMffiATIOH
The Arizona Candidate, However,
Wins Out on the Second Ballot.
Boston Selected as the Place of
Meeting for 1904.
Commander-in-Chief Gcrteral John C.
Black of HIInolH.
Senior Vice Commander Colonel C. Ma
son Keene of California.
Junior Vice Commander Colonel Harry
C. Kossler of Montana.
SurReon-in-Chlef Georgo A. Harmon of
Chaplain-Chief Wlnfield Scott, Arizona.
SAN FRANCISCO. The Grand
Army of the Republic Thursday se
lected Boston as the place in which
the encampment of 1904 will be held,
and elected officers.
The only contest was over chaplain,
for which two ballots were taken. On
the first ballot Bross of Nebraska re
ceived 288 votes, Scott of Arizona. 306,
and Bradford of Washington, 3".
Bradford withdrew and Scott was
elected on the second ballot.
Boston and Denver were the only
places named for the next place of
meeting. Before the ballot had pro
ceeded far it became apparent that
Denver had no chance and it was with
drawn. Boston was selected by accla
mation. The remaining officers will be chosen
Friday and the committee on resobt
tions will report. It is expected thrat
the encampment will be adjourned at
During the afternoon a recepHion
under the auspices of the Press club
was held at Mark Hopkins Institute
of Art. In the evening there was a re
union and dog watch by the nawil re
serve which during the day had. paid
a visit to the Mare Island navy yard.
The commander-in-chief was received
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Union Square hall and the Woman's
Relief Corps, department of Massa
chusetts, held a reunion in Golden
Gate hall. All the social functions
were well attended.
The trip across the continent proved
too much for one of the veterans, and
the convention heard the sad news
Thursday that Samuel Birch, a mem
ber of Boser Post. No. 379. Arcanum,
O.. was dying at a local hospital.
The Medical department reports the
health of the veterans as good as ever
since their arrival only sixty-five
cases being under treatment, all of a
Prize Sugar Beet Exhibit.
OGDEN. Utah. II. O. Havemeyer of
New York, on behalf of the American
Sugar Refining company, has offered
a cup valued at $500 for the best ex
hibit of sugar beets raised in the arid
or semi-arid regions, to be shown at
the irrigation congress in Ogden next
month. Commander Booth Tucker of
the Salvation Army will appear before
the congress and speak on "Coloniza
tion." Santos Dumont's Health Broken.
PARIS. The Temps says M. San
tos Dumont is going to Brazil to re
store his broken health and that ac
cordingly the experiments with mili
tary balloons have been postponed.
In Chinese Famine District
LONDON According to mail ad
vices from Hong Kong, missionaries
returning from the famine district In
Kwangsi province, south China, report
that conditions there improved. The
harvest had commenced and the free
distribution of cereals had ceased in
many places early in July. It was ex
pected that necessity for further dis
tribution of food would disappear en
tirely in a few weeks.
Insurrection Is Gaining.
ROME. Dispatches from Bulgarian
sources received here indicate that
the insurrection in the Balkans is
spreading and daily gaining ground.
The headquarters of the revolutionary
forces are in the high plauteau of
Baba Pelister, which is considered
the key. to the viloyet of Monasflr,
and the insurgents are strongly post
ed on all roads leading to Salonica
THAT CANAL PACT.
It Is Rejected by the Senate t
'WASHINGTON A cable dated
August 12 has been received at the
State department from Minister Beu
pre, at Bogota, . saying the Panama
canal treaty has been rejected by the
President Roosevelt was immediate
ly advised of the news. Mr. Beaupre'a
telegram being forwarded to Oyster
Little additional information con
cerning the action of the Colombian
senate could be obtained at the State
department and Mr. Adce. acting sec
retary, would not indicate what
course the government was likely to
It will be impossible for President
Marroquin to again submit the treaty
to the Colombian congress in its pros-,
ent form, as the senate, having re
jected it, cannot again come before
that body except by its own vote.
President Morroquin, however, can re
submit the treaty with slight amend
ments to the senate and thus reopen
the canal debate. It is believed at
the Colombian legation that President
Marroquin will adopt some such
Dr. Herran, the Colombian charge
d'affaires, has received an official ca
ble from the Colombian secretary of
! state dated August 13, containing the
brief announcement of the senate's
rejection of the treaty, on the day pre
vious. The reason given for the rejection
ofthe treaty was thealleged encroach
ment on Colombian's sovereignty
which it was contended would result
from the treaty. This information
was contained in a dispatch received
by Dr. Herran the Colombian charge,
from Foreign Minister Ricos at Bo
gota. The view, taken by the senate was
at variance to that held by the gov
ernment of Colombia, which felt sat
isfied when it submitted the treaty
that there would be no loss of Colom
bia's sovereignty if the treaty was rat
ified. Incidental to the general question
of sovereignty was that of the lease
of tjie strip of land through which the
caal was to be constructed and the
drjbate in the senate indicated that
tliis was regarded as paramount to a
gale of the land and therefore objec
tionable. When the treaty was sub
mitted to the senate by the commit
tee to which it had been referred,
seven of the senators favored it with,
COLON, Colombia The rejection of
the canal treaty by the Columbian
senate has produced a tremendous
sensation on the isthmus. It was gen
erally believed the treaty would pass
with some modifications. There is
reason to suppose the majority of the
members of the senate regard the
Spooner amendment to build a canal
by the Nicaraguan route if the Pan
ama route was rejected as a mere
threat on the part of" the United
States. They are convinced that the
Nicaraguan project is imposssible and
that the Unitel States will again deal
Russian Demands Presented.
CONSTANTINOPLE The Russian
demands on Turkey, growing out of the
recent murder of the Russian consul
at Monastir, M. Rostkovski, were for
mally presented at the Yildiz palace
yesterday. Notwithstanding the warn
ing which Russia addressed to the Bul
garian government it is generally be
lieved here that the Russian naval
demonstration in Turkish waters will
dangerously encourage the Macedoni
ans, who, it is asserted, will interpret
Russia's action as being the first step
towards intervention in their behalf.
More Rioting in Crotia.
VIENNA A fresh outbreak of riot
ing has occurred in Crotia. At Za
cresio. upon the occasion of the cele
bration of the birthday of Emperor
Francis Joseph today, 1,000 peasants
gathered in the town and destroyed
a Hungarian banner. The rioters were
resisted by the gendarmerie, who shot
three men and wounded many others.
At Komesina the peasants pillaged
stores and killed two persons.
Longest Fence in the World.
Helena. Mont. The fence about the
Fort Belknap reservation, which is
forty miles long and sixty miles wide,
has been finished. It probably is the
longest fence in the world and has
taken years in building. The plan is
to protect the flocks and herds of the
Groventres and Assiniboines from in
trusion, as well as to keep them 'from
Millers Favor Reciprocity.
FARGO. N. D. At a meeting of the
millers of North Dakota and north
western Minnesota held here, resolu
tions were adopted favoring reciproc
ity between the United States and all
t.o countries importing American
The resolutions also endorsed the
action taken by the Millers' National
federation convention neld in Detroit
favoring reciprocity between the
United States and Canada.
Turnkey Kills a Convict.
RAWLINS. Wyo. James Williams,
a convict was shot to death in his cell
in the state penitentiary Tuesday by
Ernest Goodsell, night turnkey. Reach
ing through the bars, Williams seized
Goodsell and wrenched his keys from
bis hand. After a struggle. Goodsell
succeeded in drawing his revolver, and
shot Williams in the head. Williams,
who was serving a sentence for" grand
larceny, escaped from prison June 5,'
last, but was recaptured. '
SRAND ARMY MARCHES THROUGH
AST CROWD WITNESS PARADE
Empty Sleavas and Limping Gait Eio
quent Reminders of the Sorrow and
Glory of War Badger State Makes
a Good Showing.
8AN FRA?piCO. Tei. thousand
survivors of the civil war was passed
n review Wednesday, marching to
he martial tunes that inspired them
.o endeavor forty years ago. Above
.he national colors, borne by every
narcher, proudly floated torn and tat
Veterans with empty sleeves and
'Tttplng gait" were eloquent "reminders'
jf the sorrow and glory of war. Un
like the parade of yesterday, with the
juick marching line of youth, today's
procession was the measured and
steady tread of age. As the different
divisions marched along waves of
sentiment passed over marchers and
spectators. There were many sturdy
heroes in line, but they waited for
their weaker comrades and the col
umn halted often on its two-mile
"It's my last march," said many a
grizzled veteran as be started out. "It
is now or never, and I am going to
One bent old man 70 years old with
the Wisconsin delegation could not be
dissuaded. His gait grew slower from
block to block and he would have fall
en had he not been held up by two. of
his comrades. Two civilians stepped
from the spectators and led him out
of the line.
In the long line were men from
every corner of the land. Veterans
who had perhaps enlisted from Maine
or some other far away state wore the
badges of western commonwealths,
showing the growth of the nation they
fought to keep intact. Of all the
states, California excepted, the one
that had the largest number in line
was Illinois, but Ohio was a close sec
rod. ' Almost every delegation had an em
olem. Ohio Its buckeye, Connecticut
i wooden nutmeg, Minnesota a loaf
jf bread, and so on indefinitely. There
was something distinctive to each
group. The Men from Vermont, the
Green Mountain state, bore a line of
seven green banners, each containing
a letter, the whole spelling the name
of the state.
At tne neao or tne procession rude
a veteran on a bicycle. Whenever
(he marchers halted he circled around
like an expert and kept pedalling away
with the ease of a boy until the line
moved on again.
One thousand men marched under
the yellow banner of Illinois. Colonel
Thomas G. Lawler, past commander-in-chief
of the Grand Army was at the
head. As usual, the Badger state posts
fell in after Illinois and closed up the
first division. There were 300 in line,
led by General Arthur McArthur in
civilian clothing, keeping company
with General Amasa Cobb, former
chief justice of the supreme court of
Nebraska, and General Lyon, chief
justice of the supreme court of Wis
consin. CANNON AND ALLISON MEET.
Neither Will Discuss the Object of
CHICAGO. III. Senator William B.
Allison and Congressman Joseph G.
Cannon of Illinois, slated as speaker
of the next house, held a conference
at the Auditorium Annex, but neither
statesman would discuss the meeting.
"I saw Senator Allen." said Con
gressman Cannon, "but there is noth
ing I can say about our meeting. I
am on my way to Nebraska." Senator
Allison remained but a short time in
Chicago and, as he did not see any
other politician during his visit, it is
surmised that he came especially for
the conference with Congressman Can
non. Lady Constance to Wed.
LONDON The engagement of Lady
Constance Mackenzie and Captain
Fitzgerald of the Eleventh Hussars
has come as a great surprise to so
ciety. Lady Constance has for the
past three years set everyone won
dering what she would do next. A
year ago she created some excitement
in the United States by riding astride
along the sidewalks of Aiken, S. C.
Her relatives could do nothing with
Fresh Riots in Croatia.
VIENNA Fresh riots have occurred
in Croatia. At Zaoresio, on the occa
sion of the celebration of the birthday
of Emperor Francis Joseph. 1,000 peas
ants gathered in the town and de
stroyed a Hungarian banner. The
rioters were resisted by the gendarm
erie, who shot three men and wounded
many others. At Lomesina the peas
ants pilled stores and stoned the mil
itary, who killed two and wounded
Mobilize Bulgarian Troops.
SOFIA,, Bulgaria Orders have been
issued for the mobilization on Wed
nesday of two divisions of reserves'.
It was rumored that they will be em
ployed in strengthening the forces of
the frontier to prevent the passage of
Bulgarian bands into Macedonia. The
officials, however, state that this
rumor is unfounded and that the re-
j serves were called out to undergo
their customary training of fifteen
ARNES NAMED FOR LEADER.
Nominations by Nebraska Republicans
in State Convention.
For Supreme Judge ,
....JOHN B. BARNES. Madison
For University Regents
W. G. WfclTMORE, Douglas.
C. S. Allen, Lancaster.
State Chairman .
HARRY C. LINDSAY, Pawnee
LINCOLN The republican state
convention here Tuesday nominated
this ticket with practical unanimity,
adopted a declaration of principles,
and by resolution launched the boom
of John L. Webster of Omaha for vico
presidential place on the presidential
The convention was marked by a
spirit of harmony and absence of con
tentious struggles more pronounced
thanjn.any8tate cQnvention,' of recent
years. Considering the fact that there
were no issues to be fought out, or
conflicting candidacies to champion,
the attendance was better than was
expected. On the roll call 1.02S votes
were recorded out of a total of 1,051,
the eleven counties which were unrep
resented being those most sparsely
settled and remote while of the dele
gations present most of them were
PRESIDENT WILL NOT TALK.
Is Disappointed at the Action of Col
ombia. OYSTER BAY N. Y. Upon the re
turn of the president to Sagamore Hill
Monday evening from reviewing the
fleet, he found awaiting him news of
the rejection of the Colombian canai
treaty. While ho naturally was dis
appointed at the action of the con
gress, he docs not desire at this timo
to make any comment upon it.
When it was learned recently that
the Colombian congress intended io
amend the treaty, it was understood
that an intimation was conveyed to
the Colombian government that such
amendments as were proposed would
be unsatisfactory to this government.
The rejection of the treaty followed.
It is quite certain that the action of
Colombia will induce some consulta
tions of importance in the near future
and possibly some action by congress
at the extraordinary session.
TURKS DEFEATED IN BATTLE.
Three Battalions of Troops Make At
tack on Insurgent Band.
SOFIA, ulgaria. A fierce battle is
reported to have occurred in the neigh
borhood of Monastir.
1.000 insurgents and after the fight had
raged for six hours the Turks were re
pulsed with the loss of 210 men killed
The insurgent loss is not given.
Reports received here from Con
stantinople and believed to be authen
tic confirm the previous statements to
the effect that when the Turkish
troops recaptured Krushevo they
slaughtered the entire Christian popu
lation without exception, and it is
pointed out that among those killed
were the employes of the government
tobacco establishments, which were
under European control, as the pro
ceeds from these establishments were
assigned to the payment of the Turk
KANSAS FILES AMENDED BILL.
Litigation Over Use of Water of River
WASHINGTON, D. C The amend
ed bill of the state of Kansas in tho
case instituted by that state against
the state of Colorado to restrain tho
latter slate in the use of the water of
the Arkansas river for irrigation pur
poses was filed today in the United
States supreme court. The amended
bill makes seventeen of the leading ir
rigation companies, which secure
water from the Arkansas river, parties
to the suit, whereas in the original bill
the state of Colorado was the only
defendant. It is alleged that the en
tire flow of water in the Arkansas
river has been appropriated by Col
orado and by corporations organized
under the authority of that state.
Crosses Arctic Circle in an Auto.
WASHINGTON. D. C Postmaster
General Payne has received a cable
gram from "Charles J. Gliddon, who i3
making an extensive automobile tour
of Europe, saying that he had so far
covered 3,500 miles, and that he had
crossed the Arctic circle in his ma
chine. He also stated that he had of
ficially deposited with the Swedish
government an American flag which
he had carried across the Arctic circle
Detective Tarred and Feathered.
PORTLAND. Ore. A special to the
Oregonian from Hillsboro, Ore., says:
D. J. Tromley. who claims to be a pri
vate detective from Michigan, was
tarken from the city jail by a crowd
of twenty-five young men and was
tarred and feathered. Thromley, it is
alleged, has made himself obnoxious
to the women who reside in the vicin
ity of his boarding house. After he
had. been tarred, he was told to
Washington Wcods Ablaze.
SPOKANE. Wash. A great forest
fire is raging near Elk. about twenty
five miles north of this city. It is re
ported that 1.000 acres in a belt of
white pine and cedar has been burned
over already and unless rain falls the
loss will be heavy. A hundred men
have been fighting the fire since Sun
day night, but they are powerless to
control it. It is estimated that from
12,000.000 to 15.000,000 feet of timber
has been destroyed.
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t Itfff TOEGMMS.
The czar and czarina have left St.
Petersburg to attend the army manue
vers in the vicinity of the town of
Pskoff, 162 miles away.
A British expedition has been sent
to explore Hudson Bay for the pur
pose of determining whether a new
grain route is practicable.
The meeting of Senator Hanna and
ex-President Cleveland on the same
platform will be the greatest event of
the year in the heavyweight class.
The secretary of the treasury has
awarded the contract for gas fixtures
for the public building at Cheyenne.
Wyo.. to CasBidy & Son of New York
W. L. Pettit. for many years assist-
at Fort Wayne. Ind., shot and killed
himself. Ill health is believed to have
been the cause.
.The amended bill of the state of
Kansas against Colorado to restrain
the latter state in the use of the
Arkansas river for irrigation purposes
was filed in the United States supreme
The order directing the Fourteenth
cavalry to sail for tho Philippines,
which was held up for a time, has been
renewed and the regiment, which is
now in Arizona, will sail in about two
The War department has dropped
from the roll Second Lieutenant Max
Sulnnn. who has been absent from the
Department of Texas without leave
for several months. He stands charged
Alfred H. Smith, now general man
ager of the New York Central & Hud
son River railroad, began his success
ful career twentv-flve years ago as a
railroad mr.n in the office of the Lake
Shore in Cleveland.
There is no truth in the report cir
culated in the United States by a news
agency, that the Russian vice consul
at Monastir. Dr. Mandelstram, who
succeeded the murdered consul Rost
kovski, had been shot near Monastir.
The Massachusetts statistical bu
reau finds that the men engaged in the
liquor business average higher returns
than the employes of any other in
dustry in the state. It is generally
supposed that a saloou keeper is not
in the business for the purpose of
Mosses Pollock, said to be the old
est publisher and bookseller in the
United States, is dead at bis home in
Philadelphia. He was born in 1817
and Kiwitt oovptifr.twn wars in th
book business. Most of the great
American libraries were indebted to
Pat Rogers, one of the six men who
broke from the Butte Jail, has written
a letter in which he says he will give
himself up if City Detective Murphy
will fight him a duel. Murphy accept
ed the challenge, saying he will meet
the outlaw at any place and with any
weaponr- he may name.
The first international congress of
wireless telegraphy adjourned in Ber
lin after resolving to keep its proceed
ings secret for the present, but it is
learned that the majority reached an
agreement regarding the principles of
the control of international communi
cation bv wireless telegraphy.
A special from Albuquerque. N. M..
says: The boiler of the engine pull
ing the castbound limited on the
Santa Ke exploded at the Maguirc
mine, three miles from Kingman. En
gineer Fitch was blown 150 feet and
Instantly killed. Fireman J. II. Bland
was Heriously injured, one log being
crushed and his face scalded by
In the United States court at Port
land. Oregon. Judge Bellinger set
aside the breach of promise verdict
for $22,500 recently awarded Miss
Birdie N. McCarthy, a school teacher
of Wayne, Mich., against James Hey
ford of Lake counts', Oregon. Judge
Bellinger says the verdict is so exces
sive as to imply that the jury acted
under the influence of passion or
Grasshoppers are so thick in this
section, says a Red Lodge (Montana)
dispatch, that they are plastered each
day on the locomotives of the trains
j and the wheels are so slippery that
when the engines stop it is difficult to
start them again.
A cloudburst at Cerro Prieto. Son
ora. on Sunday wrecked the stamp mill
of the principal gold mine at that
place. The floods also carried away
10,000 tons of tailings, valued at 40.000
which were being worked for gold by
the cyanide process.
George Wyndham, chief secretary
for Ireland, who now figures promin
ently in the public eye in connection
with the Irish land bill, is sometimes
spoken of as "the knight errant of
English politics," because of his in
stinctive love for forlorn causes.
The postmaster general has issued
orders for the establishment of the
free delivery service on November 1.
next, as follows: Sheridan. Wyo.. two"
carriers, one substitute, nine letter
boxes; Lemars, la., three carriers, one
substitute sixteen boxes, with posts.
Official experiments in feeding hogs
with corn in Alabama showed that the
cost of the gain in weight was ZVz
rents a pound, in Massachusetts 2 4-5
cents, and in Vermont 3 7-10 cents a
Ethnologists are of the opinion that
when America was discovered there
were not on the Contipent of North
America any more Indians than exist
A man's crookedness often gets him
Into financial straits.
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Pfeys Interest on Time
Deposit and Menkes
Looms on ReeJ Esta.te
Issues Sight Dretfts on
New York and all
Foreign Countries. 9
Soils Steamship Tickets
Buys Good Notes and
Hfns ft? Cuitt,niirrK
when they need help.
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Wm. Bucher. Vlce-Pres.
H. A. Clark. Cashier
A. M. Clark
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