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VOLUME XXXIV.-NUMBER 24.
COLUMBUS. NEBRASKA. WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 16. 1903.
WOOLK NUMBER 1.740.
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ONAPARTE AND CONRAD.
WHAT THE LATTER AFFFIRMS
Investigation by the Lawyers Made at
the Personal Request of President
Roosevelt and Independent of the
WASHINGTON By direction of
President Roosevelt a thorough Inves
tigation has been made into the
charges preferred by Seymour W. Tul
loch against the management of affairs
of the Washington. D. C postoffice.
This investigation has been made by!" until 1847.
Hob. Charles J. Bonaparte and Hon.
Holmes Conrad, special counsel of the
government in the prosecution of the
postoffice cases, and it is independent
and supplementary to the report made
by Fourth Assistant Postmaster Gen
Mr. Bristow's report. Mr. Conrad
says, was simply a collection of facts
in the case reported by postoffice in
spectors and contained no opinion as
to the merit of the charge. The in
vestigation made by Messrs. Bonaparte
and Conrad v.-ill go into the merits of
the charge and will express an opinion
as to whether or not the accused
sons are vindicated or are guilty of
the offenses charged against them. Thcj
conclusions drawn from their inquiry wUh BllIgaria whIIc the gofla corre
will be emobdicd in a report which will j sponiJents are eqnav inslBtent as to
be submitted to the attorney general tfc prudrnt aIld correct attitude of
the latter part of the week. Whether, prInce FardInand acd hls govern.
or not this report will be made public ' ment
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that matter rests with the officials of I
the administration. No prosecution
will aris" from any results of the in
vestigation, as the offenses, if any have
been made, are barred by the statute
Mr. Conrad said he and Mr. Bona
parte had been engaged for five weeks
in the inquiry. They had examined
muniuEu.; u .-uu, reu.. ,
witn an cnarges on me suojecc maaei
by the Treasury and Postoffice depart
ments. The president, said Mr. Con
rad, was very anxious that the whole
matter should be gone over carefully
so that if persons named in the charges
or Mr. Tulloch were not guilty they
should be vindicated and if they were
that this fact might go on record.
Their duty had been to act in the ca
pacity of a master in chancery and
report on the facts as they found them.
It was not a party affair with the
president. Mr. Conrad declared, but an
honest desire to get at the facts in
the case, both democrats and republi
cans being involved in the charges.
The president was anxious to have the several men on the deck of a tug boat,
matter thoroughly sifted and any crit- prof. Manley. who was in the car. at
iciso. credit or blame arising from onCo had the machice placed inside,
the inquiry would be borne by him. The structural weakness which this
i second accident indicates may require
Postoffice Investigation to End. j mucn work before a launching is at
WASHINGTON. Postmaster Gen- tempted. Prof. Langley was not here.
eral Payne said that when the federal
grand jury in this city disposes of the '
psstoflice cases now before it the in
vestigation in Washington will be
practically complete, leaving maters in
New York still to be closed.
Plague Condition is Serious.
MARSEILLES. The unofficial re
ports make the plague situation seri
ous. The dead, it appears, includes
four women and one man whose
bodies were covered with bubos. leav
ing little doubt as to the nature of the cial document, consisting of a letter
disease. 1 addressed to Cardinals Vannutelli.
. Rampolla. Ferrata and Yves y Tuto,
Wants Booker xs Train Waiters, j confirming their appointment by Pope
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind. The Inter- Leo. as a celebration of the fiftieth
national Stewards' association in ses- anniversary of the dogma of the Im
sion here adopted a resolution urg- maculate Conception. The letter,
ing Booker T. Washington to estab- which is brief, is followed by a prayer
lish at the Taskegee institute. atto the Virgin Mary, which win ac
training school for kitchen and dining , qnire importance as being the first to
Tried to Kill King Peter.
VIENNA Special dispatches give
an unconfirmed report of an attempt
en King Peter's life at Nisn oa Sat
urday. It is said th?t stones were
thrown at the royal carriarge. one
striking the king in the face, and a
pistol was fired from a neighboring
window. It is also rumored that
the Sixth Servian regiment, notori
ous for the part it played in the re
cent regicides, has been ordered to
Memorial f?r McKinley.
CANTON. O. The second anniver
sity of the death cf President McKin
ley. next Jlcndav. win be observed in
this city by a memorial service in the
church which he attended during his
Dan Patch Breaks a Retard.
LIMA. O. Dan Patch broke the
world's pacing record of 2:04 en a
half-mile track on the Lima Driving
park, going tze distance in 2:04.
DEATH OF A CHURCH PATRIARCH.
Right Rev. Thomas Clark Dead at the
Age of 91.
NEWPORT. R. I The Right Rev.
Thomas March Clark. bishop of
Rhode Island, and by virtue of his se
niority presiding elder of the Episco
pal church In this country, as well
as the oldest bishop in the Anglican
communice. if not in the world, died
suddenly Monday at his home in Mid
dleton. Bishop Clark was born in Newbury
pert. Mass., on July 4, 1812. He was
once deacon of Grace church in Bos
ton in 1836. and advanced to the
priesthood in November of that year.
He officiated at Grace church until
1843. when he left for Philadelphia,
where he was rector of St. Andrew's
He then returned
to Boston as assistant rector In Trin
ity church, and finally become rector
in the Church of Christ at Hartford.
Conn. He remained there from 1850
until 1854, when he was consecrated
bishop of Rbohde Island. In 1898 he
gave up the active duties of bis dio
cese. BLOODY DEEDS AT HAND.
Macedonians Threaten Violence of a
LONDON Speciil dispatches from
the near east published here Tuesday
morning furnished little news regard-
Per-,ing t;e situation in tne Balkans. All
t the correspondents at Constantinople
b t aDDarent daner of war
Acconnts from both Turkish and in-
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I uiftcui OUUH.CO ua ,u uti hi vu m
Macedonia show that the work of ex
termination is proceeding unchecked.
I and although apparently realizing the
i danger of a conflagration, the powers
, r.re making some attempt to interfere.
; it is believed that nothing of a serf
' ous nature will be done until after
the meeting of the czar and Emperor
Fnncis JosepQ at
Vienna, when it
, may be too late. The insurgents are
' now said to number 26.000 well armed
: and efficiently commanded men.
MISFORTUNE PURSUES HIM.
Prof. Langley's Airship is Once Mora
WIDE WATER. Va Prof. Lang
ley's airship was disabled again Wed
nesday by the wreck of the starboard
propellor. which broke under pressure
of its own velocity about the middle,
one of the blades dashing against the
frame work and doing considerable
damage. The blade whirled through
the air at a fest rate, barely missing
but a test would have been made if
all had gone well.
FIRST DOCUMENT OF PIUS X.
Addresses Letter to Certain Cardinals
ROME It has been announced that
Pius X would announce Tuesday his
first encyclical addressed to .the Cath
olic hierarchy and people throughout
the world, but this was incorrect.
The pontiff published his first offi-
bear the signature of Pius X.
Old Soldiers' Meetings.
NEW YOriK. The adjourned meet
ing of the Society of the Potomac will
be he?d in conjunction with the
meeting of the Amies of the West
at Washington. October 15 and 18
next. General Daniel E. Sickles will
represent the society at the unveiling
of the Sherman statue and Gen. John
R. Brooke, ths president, will re
speed at the banquer. The headquar
ters will be at the Ebbit house. A
large crowd is in attendance
Gives Out the Statistics.
WASHINGTON The' interstate
commerce commission made public
statistics covering part cf a general
report on the state regulation and tax
ation of railways in the United States
in 1902. It shows that thirty states
CTcrcieed control over railways
through commissions aad says the
legislative tcscercy during the past
twelve years has heea ia the dl
reeties of acre eMc!ent control over
ACTS ON DEMAND
TURKEY REMOVE THE GOVERNOR
WHO WAS OBJECTIONABLE.
LEISHMAIS NESTICE LATCH
Chekla Bay Says that Peace Has Been
Established at Beyroot City ia New
Quiet ami the People Are Resuming
WASHINGTON The following bul
letin was posted at the Navy depart
"Admiral Cotton telegraphs from
Beyroot, September 10. that the gov
ernor general of Damascus has been
appointed acting governor general at
Beyroot and has expressed a desire to
settle the case of the American vice
consul .satisfactory to the United
States government. Beyroot quiet,
business improving, confidence in
creasing." The State department had authentic
advices that Governor General Naxim
Pasha of Damascus, who has been ap
pointed acting governor of Beyroot.
is a trustworthy and broad-minded
man. and Minister Leishman has been
Instructed to advise the sublime porte
that the Washington government is
greatly pleased at the immediate
granting of its request for the removal
of the governor of Beyroot and the ap
pointment in his stead of a responsi
ble person and one favorable to for
eigners. A long cablegram reached the State
department from Minister Leishman
on the general Turkish situation,
which has not yet been made public.
The prestige of Minister Leishman
at Constantinople has greatly in
creased since the appearance of the'
European squadron off Beyroot, and
the scope of his representations to the
porte has also increased in the last
few days. It Is understood our gov
ernment will push to an early conclu
sion all its pending claims against
Chekib Bey. the Turkish minister,
was a caller at the State department
Friday, bringing further reassuring
advices that a "condition of absolute
peace has been established at Bey
root" CONSTANTINOPLE The American
consul at Beyroot reports that the sit
uation there Is improving, tnanns to
the confidence inspired by Nazim
Pasha, who has succeeded Reshid
Pasha. iumors of fresh outrages con
tinue to reach Constantinople, but
these reports are deliberately spread,
with the object of creating the impres
sion that the present situation at Bey
root was caused by the arrival there
of the United States warships.
As a matter of fact the general state
of affairs is chronic at Beyroot. In
security has prevailed there for
Cotton Can Land If Desired.
WASHINGTON The navy depart
ment has received a cablegram from
Admiral Cotton at Beirut, saying he
Is prepared to land a force for the pro
tection of the property of American
citizens if the situation demands it.
New President of Chilean Republic
LIMA Senor Candamo was Tues
day installed as president of the re
public. The house of congress was
Nebraska at St. Louis.
LINCOLN. Neb. At a meeting of
the Nebraska commission for the St.
Louis exposition arrangements were
discussed with prominent exhibitors to
have entries ready for the Nebraska
exhibit at the exposition. October 18
will be Nebraska day at the fair, that
being the anniversary of the day the
first territorial governor of Nebraska
took the oth of office.
Hanna Is at His Office.
CLEVELAND. O. Senator Hanna
was at his office for a brief period
Thursday for the first time since his
illness. Mr. Hanna is still determined
to go on the stump in the republican
state campaign which opens Septem
ber 19, notwithstanding that it will
probably be against the advice of hisi
Condition af the Treasury.
WASHINGTON Tuesday's state
ment of the treasury balances in the
general fund', exclusive of the 5150.
000.000 gold reserve in the division cf
redemption, shows: Available casa
balance, $235,284,092; gold. I106.73S.
142. To Guard Frontier Carefully.
SALONICA Palace authorities, act
lag upon advices received here from
the Turkish minister at Belgrade.
have telegraphed to the vali of Kos
siao. instructiag him to guard the
Servian frontier more carefully, be
cause the Servian revolatkmary com
mittee is said to be holding meetings
at many places, and is organizing
bands, distributing bombs and explain
ing the use of them to their follow
Captain Barclay Steps Up.
WASHINGTON Rear Admiral Ca
sey, recently detached from' command
of the Pacific squadron, was retired on
account of age. after nearly forty
seven years of active service. Captain
Charles J- Barclay, commanding the
Paget Sound aavy yard, will become a
rear admiraL Captala B. P. Lambert,
who la ordered to command the South
Atlantic eejBsdroa, near stands at the
head of the Hat of captains and win be
come a rear admiral soon.
ATROCITIES BEYOND BELIEF.
Turks Dig Flesh from Living Wemaii
with Packet Knivea.
LONDON The Dr'ly Mail's corre
spondent at Moaastir, ia a dispatch
dated September 6, claims that him
self, the British vice consul, MacGreg
or, and aa American saiesioaary Bias
ed Bond', are the Intended victim
of Turkish revenge Because theyjre
ported the Turkish atrocities. If their
murder ccold be compassed, it would
be fathered upon the Bulgariaas.
The correspondent describes farther-1
atrocities by soldiers. In one caserj
they flayed a little girl's head, while!
in another they dug the fieah from
under a woman's arms with, pocket'
knives in order to see the workmg of
A Constantinople dispatch to the
Daily Mail, dated September 10. says-j
the porte telegraphed to Washington
asking to have the American squad
ron recalled from Beirut, but the re
quest was refused. Minister Leish
man declared that it would remain un
til the departure of the late vali. Res
PENSION LIST GROWING LESS.
Beneficiaries Drop Below the Million
WASHINGTON The annual report
of Commissioner of Pensions Ware
places the total number of pension
ers now on the rolls at 996,545, of
which 725.356 are soldiers and 267.
185 are widows and dependents. Mr.
Ware announces that it is not prob
able that the pension roll will again
cross the million line, the high water
mark having been reached a year
Five of the pensions are on the roll
on account of the war of the revolu
tion; 1.116 of the war of 1812; 4,734
on account of Indian wars, and 13.874
on account of the Mexican war. The
average annual value of each pension
is now 133. The total annual value
of the Spanish war pension roll has
Commissioner Ware makes the fol
lowing recommendations: Laws for
feiting the pension or right to pension
of any man convicted in court of an
infamous crime; prohibiting the giv
ing of pensions to women who marry
soldiers after the soldiers become old
pensioners; a different method of ex
amining applicants for pensions. Mr.
Ware stamping the present system as
uncertain, unsatisfactory and of an
enormous amount of political friction.
Mr. Ware says the bureau has gain
ed on the current work 100.000 cases
during the last two years.
CHARGES NOW PUBLIC.
United States Attorney Gives Names
cf Men Indicted.
WASHINGTON United States Dis
trict Attorney Beach on Friday an
nounced that the six persons named
in the seven indictments returned by
the grana jury last Tuesday are:
George W. Beavers, former chief of
the division of salaries and allowances,
postoffice department; August Maehen,
former general superintendent of the
free delivery system postoffice de
partment: James W. Erwin, former
postoffice inspector, with headquarters
In San Francisco; George H. Hunting
ton and Isaac A. McGeiban. both of
New York City, owners of the Colum
bia Supply company of that city, and
Eugene D. Scheble of Toledo. O., a
dentist and interested in the firm of
Maybury & Ellis of Detroit, Mich., let
ter box manufacturers.
ST. LOUIS FAIR THREATENED.
Westingheuse Strike May Tie Up Im
PITTSBURG: Pa. The strike at the
East Pittsburg plant of the Westing
house Machine company threatens to
tie up important work on the St.
Louis fair buildings.
President O'Conncll of the Interna
tional Association of Machinists has
taken the matter up with President
v.ompers of the American Federation
of Labor. It is claimed that the sup
poit of that body has been assured'
and that a meeting of the executive
council of -the American Federation of
Labor has been called to meet at
Washington on September 21. when
the question of calling out all union'
men employed on Westinghouse con
tracts on the fair grounds will receive
consideration; providing an appeal to
be made tn the Westinghouse people
in the meantime by President Gompern
is net satisfactorily answered.
Ferdinand in Strict Retirement.
BERLIN The Lokal Anzeiger on
Friday published a dispatch from So
fia. Bulgaria, saying that Prince Fer
dinand has not yet returned to the
capital and that he is in seclusion at
the castle of Euxlneograd, with sev
eral of his favorites, all the approaches,
to the castle being strongly' guarded
by soldiers. All the purveyors for
the royal establishment, it is added,
are searched before being allowed to
enter the castle.
Hanna a Live Man Still.
CLEVELAND, O. Senator Hanna,
referring to the sensational reports
sent out to the effect that he had
suffered a relapse and that his con
dition was worse than at any time
j since he was-taken ill. said Friday:
"Well, some ofZthe aewspapers may
j be trying to kill me off. hut neverthe
less I am still attending to baalBaaa
every day. although it is true I have
sot entirely recovered my normal condition."
MUST STEP DOWN
UNCLE BAM DEMAND REMOVAL
OF THE VALI.
LIFE IS UKtfE WITH MM
United States Minieter LatoNnan
Makes the Risuiet. hut the Parte
Has Nat Yet ReeJied to the De
VbwAPJV Iff DhbvwIMBvi
CONSTANTINOPLE United State
Leiehataa has presented a
to the Turkish government
for the diantlaeal of Jteehid Pasha,
vali of Beyroot, oa the greuad that ao
long aa he la retained la theoBke the
of the fbrtlleaUaaa of Adrlaaople.
Beyroot are lasecnre. . The .porta haa
not yet replied, to the demand aor haa
there been any developmeat in con
nection with other American claims.
The dispatch of Nazim Pasha to
Beyroot from his post at Damascus is
considered to be a preliminary step
toward a settlement. Nazim Pasha
received an enthusiastic reception
upon his arrivaL 'at-Beyroot, a crowd
at the railway station cheering him
repeatedly. The town was thea per
According to the latest telegrams,
however, the consuls continue to
transact their business with Reahld
Pasha, vali of Beyroot.
Advices from Beyroot received here
state that uneasiness still prevailed
among the Christians there and that
the exodus to the' mountains contin
ued, but no fresh disturbances had
Rear Admiral Cotton confirms the
reports that he can land 500 marines
aad bluejackets from Brooklyn and
San Francisco In case of urgent aec
rttjr., . .
Nothing is known here anent any
arrangement made by other powers
for sending war ships to Beyroot.
Private advices from Kirk-Kllisaeh
state that while the Turkish regular
troops are conducting themselves
well, the Albanians are Insubordinate
and are pillagteg and burning villages
and are even threatening their own
officers when they are ordered not to
Up to September 7 twenty-seven
battalions of troops had been concen
trated in the Kirk-Kilisseh district. .
An Imperial., trade has been issued
ordering the repair or reconstruction
of the fortifications of Adrianople.
ChateIJa, Erzeroum and the Bos
phorus. PARIS. Advices . received by the
French" foreign office from Beyroot say
that Nazim Pasb. the vali of Syria!
is making a thorough Investigation of
the causes of the recent disorder at
Beyroot and that he has given assur
ances to the foreign consuls that he
will severely punish the guilty.
Under the circumstances. It ts
added, the French. British and Italian
consuls have decided not to ask for
the landing of American marines as
(contrary to the Constantinople ad
vices), the excitement has subdued
and the Christian refugees who fled
are returning to their homes.
PAUL MORTON AT OYSTER BAY.
President Also Hears Report on Al
leged Indian Frauds.
OYSTER BAT, L. I. The president
entertained at luncheon Paul Morton
of Chicago, vice president of the San
ta Fe railroad system; Francis E.
Leupp of Washington, and Lieuten
ant Gordon Johnston of the army,
who was a member of the president's
regimenfof Rough Riders.
Mr. Leupp. who is a Washington
newspaper correspondent, was ap
pointed by the president several
months ago as a commissioner to
make an investigation of alleged In
dian frauds In the Oklahoma territory
He has completed his work and made
his report to the president.
Dipping- Order la Modified.
CHEYENNE. Wyo. After listening
to protests of sheep owners against
the recent order compelling the dip
ping, of all sheep on account of the
prevalence of scab, the board of sheep
commissioners Tuesday modified the
order so as to allow flocks not af
fected by scab to nave clean bills of
health. Inspection to begin at once.
Lieutenant Suttan Murdered.
MANILA Lieutenant Sutton of the
constabulary was murdered by a mob'
of native policemen at Cebuago a few
days ago while attempting to arrest
a policeman for disobedience of or
ders. Omaha Steer ia Dead.
MILWAUKEE. Wis. A prized
shorthorn steer belonging to W. F
Christian of Omaha passed to. the hap
py hunting grounds Wednesday morn
ing. He had brought it from. Omaha,
where it captured the red ribbon. A
string of red and blue ones floated
over its enarers. It was taken ill
with bladder and kidney trouble in
Omaha, but appeared 'to have recov
ered. Tuesday night is suffered a re
lapse and died-
v Porta la Preparing, far YaV.
SALONICA, European Turkey The
latent orders, received from the Turk
ieh goneiameBt are regarded here a
a sure indication, that the porte en
tertalas serious apprehensions of war
Sixteen battalions of Mootahafase. oi
eecoad reserves, hane been caBed to
anas' fat the SalcuicaUekub aad Moa
astir districts, and the artillery aad
cavalry reserves of the Adrlaaople
and Smyrna divisions have 'also been
Sixty Pcraena Caught in PsetofWco In
vestigation. ' WASHINGTON After aellberatiag
for several weeks over a mass of doc
ameata submitted by the opotoace in
specters, the federal graad Jury in this
city oa Tuesday returned seven in
dictaeats In postal cases, lavolviag
sixty persona All the ladictment
were heat off the public record and
both the oSke and district attoraej
refused to discuss the iadrtmeats oi
the parties iadicted. The Identity ol
the iadicted individuate was thus left
a matter of conjecture.
It la expected that arrests will oc
cur tomorrow morning and that thr
Postomce department will have om
aaaouacemeat to make during th
forenoon. The graad Jury action proh
ably marks the beginning of the end
of the Investigations that have been
in progress since the middle of March
Voluminous evidence has been laid be
fore it as a result of the laquiry, and
while the present report of the Jurj
disposes of most of the cases, there
yet remalas several to be passed up
When the latter are disposed of. ac
cording to Postmaster Payne, the in
vestJgatloa so far as the work at
Washington is concerned, will be at
an end for all practical purposes. Sev
eral of the persons iadicted today live
outside of Washington. They will be
arrested as soon as bench warrants
can be served.
TORONTO Mr. Stern declined to be
seen when a reporter called at his
home. He referred all callers to hi3
attorney. Mr. Stern's lawyer said that
his client was ready to appear before
an extradition Judge and prove his in
nocence, which is interpreted as a dec:
laratlon that extradition proceedings
will be fought to the end. He will not
leave the city, the attorney said, and
if an extradition warrant is secured
Mr. Stern will at once leave for Wash
ington. TO ENFORCE PURE FOOD LAW.
Soma Foreign Goods Are to Be Shut
WASHINGTON. D. C The agri'
cultural department is making strong
efforts to keep out of the country
all imported goods, the entry of which
is prohibited under the pure food act.
Since August 1, when the act went
into effect, approximately 600 ship
ments of meats, wine, olive oil. etc..
have been held up pending an exam
inatioa as to the determination of the
question whether their use is prohib
ited in the country whence they are
imported into the United States. Up
to this time only one shipment, con
sisting of white wine, has been re
The special agents and consuls
abroad keep the department advised
by cable of all shipments of good 3
which may come within the prohibi
tions of the law, and instructions are
sent at once to the collectors at the
ports where they are to arrive to hold
them in warehouses and send sam
ples to Washington for analysis.
MONEY TO RECLAIM bAKU.
Commissioner ef General Land Office
Makes Report of Cash on Hand.
WASHINGTON W. A. Richards,
commissioner of the general land of
fice, has made public a statement
showing the amounts to the credit of
the reclamation fund from sales of
public lands In the several states and
territories during the fiscal years oi
1901, 1902 and 1903 under the provi
sions of the act of congress approv
ed June 17. 1902. It is shown that
during the present year there has
been covered Into the treasury from
the proceeds of the sale of public
lands in sixteen states and territories
the sum of S8.4S1.493. making an ag
gregate of $1(5.191.836 as the total
thus far received and on deposit in
the United 8tate3 treasury to the
credit of the reclamation fund. Ol
this amount Nebraska contributed
during the present year $118,838. and
a total since 1901 of $354,036. Dur
ing the year 1903 South Dakota sold
lands credited to the reclamation fund
valued at $239,420. making the total
received from that state $5464)82. Ja
Wyoming lands were sold which
brought $272,923. during the currant
year, making an aggregate of $653,686
dariag the last three years.
Western Pioneer Dead.
ST. JOSEPH. Mo. Samuel Jacobs,
a pioneer in the history of early life
of Ksnttat and Colorado, and a rail
way builder, is dead, aged 82. H
was the grandson of General Johii
Andre, a brother of Major Andre of
Saemfe Money in -Salt Lake.
SALT LAKE CITY. Utah General
Superintendent J. P. Young of the
Rio Grande Western railway on
Thursday announced that the city
council of Salt Lake would be pre
sented at its next meeting with a pe
tition for accessary franchises for im
provements for the Denver & Rio
Grande system in this city, aggregat
ing nearly $1,000,000. This will in
clude the erection of a new station
to cost at least $200,000.
Admiral Sumner to Retire.
WASHINGTON. D. C Rear Admir
al Sumaer. commander-in-chief of the
South Atlantic station, on Wednesday
hauled down his flag and will return
'to the United States. He retires in
Jim anal Jack aa Meat,
LOB ANGELES. CaL Champtoa
Jam Jeffries aad Jack Monroe have
agreed to meet in this city October
IS for a twenty-round contest.
Biimtiiiimi Nii ..& f
X UftZf HUOiAMS.
Iinnim in linn ii i a in
Congressman Vincent Boreing ot
Kansas Is critically ill with paeu
Word comes from Paris that Rich
ard Croker. who is at Wantage. Eau
is desirious that Arthur Gormaa be
the democratic aomiaee for president.
A dispatch from Kobe. Japan, says
three Japanese have been arrected oa
suspicion of plotting the assassination
of the premier of Japan. Viscount Kat
Mrs. Anna Bellow, whose husband
is an employe at the 'Frisco Ice house
at Ceresco, Nevada, shot and killed
her 18-year-cld daughter and then
J A New York man. after overpower
ing a policeman, ended his lire under
an elevated train, 'a panic resulting
among the hundreds of people on the
train and platform.
The village of Sant Antimo. near
Naples, has been destroyed by. fire
One woman was burned to death and
twelve persons were injured. AH the
inhabitants are homeless.
The Berlin Tageblatt says the Ger
man Levant liner Pyrgos has been
blown to atoms in the Black sea by a
Macedonian bomb. The Pyrgos car
ried a crew of twenty-three.
- Sir Charles Eliot, the hizh commis
sion for East Africa, is said to have
reported strongly against the British
government's project of a Zionist col
ony in the East African protectorate.
A large four-ma6ted schooner found
ered near Southeast lighthouse in
Rhode Isalnd. No trace of the crew
has been found. It is believed the ves
sel wa3 run into and sunk during the
The final session of the Fraternal
Order of Eagles, which had been In
convention in New York for several
days, was held Friday. Baltimore va:
selected as the place for the next na
At Vinton. Ia.. the two-story brick
building occupied by Qnlnn's grocery
store partly collapsed, killing William
Johnson, a laborer, and injuring five
painters. An iron corner support gave1
war while the building was being re
paired. There Is a movement oa foot ttf
have New Mexico agree to Join Ari
zona for single statehood. The effort
will be to join the two territories Into
one state. Delegate Smith of Arizona
bas consented. The plan is to present
congress with a petition asking that
this be done.
Franklin Farrel. Jr.. a Yale grad
uate and the heir to a fortune estimat
ed at $8,000,000 has entered the employ
of his father's iron foundry in Ansonia
as a toolmaker's apprentice. He is
working ten hours a day at a grind
stone, learning to sharpen tools fa;
The Pittsburg Dispatch 13 authority
for the statement that President The
jdore Shafcr of the Amalgamated As-
rotation of Iron, Stee! and Tin Work
ers is missing mysteriously. He start
rd for Cleveland to attend a meeting
of the sheet metal workers, and has
aot been seen since.
" Commencing Monday morning acd
continuing for one week, not less than
.'30.000 spindles, one-third the entire
number in Fall River, Mass., will be
idle, throwing into idleness 12.009
operatives, who will lose $S4.90O in
wages, and is due to the depressed
condition cf cotton.
The ministry of the interior has di
rected the police president of Berlin
to organize special police, in plain
clothe3, to protect woman and girls1
from the attentions of men on the
streets. These daylight insults are
probably practiced more in Berlin than;
in any other Continental city.
Figures compiled from records by
the local internal revenue officers
show -that the sweet wine output for
Southern California for the season of
1503 will exceed 1.309.000 gallons. The
output of brandy Is estimated at 40.000
gallons tax-paid, and 250.000 gallons
free of tax for fortifying purposes.
A special from Bristol. Tenn.. says:
Miss Cloyetta Brownlow, daughter of
Congressman W. P. Brownlow of
Jonesboro. Tenn., eloped with Mark
E. Pritchett, a llverman of Jonesboro.
aad they were married at Bristol. The
attentions of Pritchett to Miss Brown
low are said to have been opposed by
The comptroller of the currency has
received a report from the receiver of
the Groeabeck National bank of Groes
beck. Tex., giving the total liabilities
of the bank at $163,159. and the esti
mated value of the assets at $144,691,
showing a deficiency of $20,465.
In reply to a question regarding his
reported intention to retire from the
leadership of the Liberal party in the
British house of commons, Sir Henry
Campbell-Banaerman telegraphs that
there is "no truth whatever" in the
Miguel, the ordest town in Mex
ico and the spot where Cortex landed
and established headquarters, wan
swept away by a hurricane.
Probate has been granted In London
for the late James McNeill Whistler's
estate, valued at $50,000.
Alleging that it gives foreigners the
benefit of German knowledge the pa
pers are trying to get the government
to limit the number of foreign stu
dents at the universities.
A Missouri professor says alfalfa
will grow on Missouri soil.
Mrs. W. J. Bryan says there Is no
truth In the rumor that Captain R. H.
Hobeoa aad Miss Ruth Bryan are en
gaged to be married. This is In denial
of a report to that effect from Waynes
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