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-Plrst Cts? to. Osftlade at Canton, O.,
sr.d Then an to' Keokuk, Iowa,
1 I ' anil. Elssudiere.
Waajlcgica, P. C While the pres-
araibs&i' for President Roosevelt's.
western' .trip hare beea suScieatly ar f
ranged to r-,n:aJj it certain that .the. j
tou? Will he one of the meat gpectae-
nlar-crer-undcrtaken by him. He will '
leaye. fccre- nest Monday and will be
ahiect from the. seat of government
until' the twenty third, of October.
TBe trip has 'three distinctive ob
jects& ,Tbe .dedication, of. the, JScKin
itvf'nSaycclcrT at Cautoa, Ohio; the
iacl'HJstlcn.-ci'tie 2Iic2iEs!ppi river with
a vl6w Sa Arousing Interest in a shio
chaXLci- IroSL its mouth to Keokuk,
IutoC ani he great lakes and the se
curhjs.of: a- period of recreation for
Cft-chjef executive before the btisfai-
irqf-lta dutlss of the winter. Inc!-
'.; iXiif there will be some speahes on.1
:,2. f-'Jv jouraey.
'. Ii-carrct issues.
which will dealt
TJ:a Jav at Gaatoa on iloaday, the
:.qtl will bo of little mere than aufll
oljgni: duratiuzL tx permit the president
Vrrjjay hl3 tribute, to the memory of
hlsriihxaeiatc predecessor, but he will
thero meet Vice President Fairbanks
and a ucmbcr cf other eople of note
and wlU xsie a long speech. He will
then cross direct to Keokuk. Tuesday,
?he hit c October he will be given a
notubla public reception, dcliverln:
au address, raid beia his journey by j
ljcufc doTV the Father of Waters, said 1
to- lie, r.-iCi the exception of a' short
voyage hy President Pierce, the 'first
trip oa tae river ever male by a pres
ident. At Keokuli, the prcsIdentiJil party
will be met br the governors of
'wenty-tZirea states, ail interested i?
projects looking to the deepening of
the. channel of the Mississippi aad the
general jmprcvcnient of inland navi
gation. These on another boat consti
tute hia guard of honor to Memphis,
where the party, will arrive on the voy
age at St. Louis on tie 2a of October,
and a; Cairo, 111., on the 2d, and at
botl points speeches bearing upon the
'onntiy's future will be delivered by
Repcrtc from all points at which
stevBs are to be made Inuicate that the
party vrill' be entertained oa a lavish
cale throughout. At' Keokuk there'
will bo a water pageant, and inaay
r-itizens will coaoy the president down
tho river in crafts of all sizes for
twenty or thirty miles and a number
of them will accompany liira ail the
ivay to Memphis. At Memphis the
president will find the deep water
"ways convention in session" and Hz
will deliver a speech.
Then the president will turn his
bask en civilization for a period cf res:
and span, in the wilds of northern
Mrs. Sarkett at Washington.
Washiastoa ilrs. D. J. Buri:ett,
Avife of Senator' Burkctt, arrived in
the city with her children. The Dis
trict of Columbia schools begin Mon
day and it was for the purpose ,of
placing tho little ones of the Burkctt
family in their grades that Mrs.
iiurkctt arrived before the senator,!
who is expected later,
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Will Stay at Eldora.
3dora, la. EL S. Blydcnburgh, who
bus been breathing the air of freedom
and. independence and pronounced
"not guilty" for the iaunIer,of his
wife by judge and jury, has decided
that he. will cominuc to reside right
here fat' Eldora. and will take up tho
trade ef cement contractors
i Immigration en the Increase.
London Over 177.0C0 Bsitish and
Irieh emigrants went to the United
States and Canada during the last
year, according to a board of trade
return, Issued. The total is greater
than that of any year since 1SS7.
MEMORY OF M'KINLEY.
Thousands of Persons Soon to Gather i
Canton, O. Thousands ot persons
from many parts of the country will
gather in Canton next week to again
honor the memory of the late Presi
dent William 3!cKlnley. On that day
the splendid and imnosine memorial.
built by contributions iron hundreds j
of thousands of persons iu this and
other countries and erected under the
direction .of the McKinloy Memorial
association, will be dedicated.
The president of the United States
will be the principal speaker of the
occasion and crber distinguished men
will make addresses.
Racs to Become the Heir.
Edinburgh The annual historic
"red hose" games have just been hell
on the village green at Carnwarth.
According to the conditions in the
charters granting the lands, of Leo
and Carnwath to the Loekhart'l
family, this race must be run an-'
nualy at a stated period. The winner
lieccmes the heir in succession to the
estates, should the Lockhart family
die oat without issue within the en
suing year, his name being proclaim
ed by the Cross of Edinburgh.
' Heavy Movement of Grain.
Chicago Western railroads are
making special cilorts to prevent a
congestion in grain traffic, which is
extraordinarily excessive for this
season. It was said on Saturday that
oa three roads, the Northwestern,
the Burlington and the Milwaukee,
'there are bow more than 5.000 car-loads
of grain en route to Chicago.
It is the intention of the Northwest
ern to start .1,000 empty cars for the
west at once. It was said that the
other roads would soon have an equal
number 'of empties on the1 way.
PRCnAnATlQN3-t 'intL FOR MICK tan Uaitod'Ststes clrc.Ut court oa
Ti-rrinT'AiiMPMT s Hr to a lengthy ojdnloa granted tt
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THZ OLD RATE CTILL 6TAN03.
tCctermlrutk to the Minnesota RaU-
- read Matter.
fit PaelWaune Wllhwm
I request of tao complaining atrurlioMH
J ore of the railroads operating la afia'
I'nesota that a temporary tBtoaotloa
i issue asalart the ccmnaadlty rata
CTajjtc 1, tjo last state legislalwre.
ft Tie court, however, made proliml-
nary rulings with the attorneys for
the state la three other points. FIebL
tat'the esercisa ofthe ratemakias
poorer by the state does not interfere
with interstate commerce, .gocnad.
that merchandise rates ordered by
the state railroad commission Septanv
bcr 1, 1906, shall remain In force,
Third, the 2-csnt passenger1 rate ea
acted lay the last legislature ia not
confiscatory and shall remain ha ef
fect The injunction only affects those
rates wblca were to have taken ef
fect June 10 last, hut which did not
because of the' restraining order of
In his opinion the. court savagely
arraigned the Minnesota legislature.
"There is no question," .said the court;
"but tnat such legislation (referring
to the rate laws of the recent ses
sion) 13 vicious and a disgrace, almost
to the civilization of the age. It ia a
reproach to the intelligence and sense
of justice of any legislature which
would promote acts of that kind'
a The court opened with an explana
tion that the stockholders of the ten
railroads had made a sufficlant show
ing to get' relief. He said he mu&'t
overrule the demurrers of the state to
the bills cf complaint It was evi
dent,' ho said, tiat the railroad offi
cials did not hesitate to act on the
requests of the stockholders not to
observe the legislative rates with any
belief on their part' that such rates
were fair; but hesitated because of
too severe criminal penalties for vio
lation of the state laws. Ee bad no
doubt but that the directors and of
ficers of the railroads were entirely
justified in refusing to hazard the
penalties that might fall upca them In
talons steps to save tlie stsclcfcolders
t from loss,
CCREAN? INVITING TROUBLE.
Possibility Japan May Sss Fit to An
nex Hermit Kingdcra.
Tokio The possibility that Japan
may have to annex Ccrea seems
again to have arisen. Marquis Ito
is quoted as having said that it may
be. necessary to alter Japanese policy
owing to the present situation, and
that if the Corean people persist in
their attitude cf unfriendliness, it
will be the "last day for them." Tosio
papers ere receiving reports that in
surgents, including one band of 800,
are gathering around Sccul to attack
it. Iioving parties of Coronas under
tho leadership of ex soldiers are kill
ing 'Japanese oOlcials and civilians
and Coreans suspected of being pro
Japanese. These parties flee to the
mountains upon the approach of Japa
nese troops, but not before suffering
WILL MEET IN OMAHA.
Gats City Captures Convention of Mu
.Norfolk, Va. The League of Ameri
can Municipalities adjourned sine die
Friday after selecting Omaha for the
1503 convention over Atlantic City,
Niagara Falls. Los Angeles and Du
luth. Officers were elected as follows:
President, J. Barry Mahood, mayor of
Baltimore; first vice 'president, Silas
Ccok mayor East St. Louis, 111:; sec
ond vice president, Horace L. Wilson;
mayor, of Wilmington, pel.; third vice
president, Emerson Coatsworth, mayor
of Toronto; fourth vice president,
Henry M. Beardsley of Kansas City;
secretary-treasurer, JcJhn MaeVica-V
Ds Moines, la. ' '
To Reform Turrets.
Washington Secretary Metcaif
made public some abstracts from the
report of what Is known as the "tur
ret board' The changes recom
mended in the turret are practically
embodied in the twelve-Inch turrets
of ' battleships twenty eight, and
twenty-nine, but it is proposed to bring
the. old turrets of all types of the
ships now in commission up" to the
same efficiency, giving structural-separation
of the guns from the maga
Aeronaut Falls 2,000 Feet
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ton' aa aeroasut, dropped 2,000 feet to
J4, ., , Vfo.l ru,ntmr foil.
Troy, O. Edward Richards of Day-
death at the Miami county fair
grounds. When Richards cut the par
achute loose it fell only a few feet
when it struck a heavy wind and was
iossed until several of the ropes broke.
Richards shot to the ground like an
arrow. He struck in a tree and was
Officers Accused of Fighting.
Manila Captain James R. Lind
say and Captain Henry S. Wygant,
both of the Thirteenth infantry, have
been arrested by Colonel Lough
borough, their commanding officer, on
the charge of engaging in a fist fight
Bad Wreck Occurs on
Mexico City There has beea a dis
asenms wreck on the Mexican Central
railroad. A freight train and a pas-1
sengcr train came into collision at En
carnaclon, near the city of Agues Cal
ientes, and thirty-two persons were
killed and tairty-lhree sustained in
juries. There are no prominent per
sons among the killed or wounded.
Delays Two-Cent Fare Case.
Philadelphia Owing to engagement
of Attorney Genera! Todd in connec
tion with the prosecutions of the cap
itol .fraud cases the argument of the
ity's exceptions to the court's ruling in
the Pennsylvania's railroad's 2-cent
rate suit, which was to have been
heard in common pleas court Saturday,
has been postponed till next Saturdaa.
This delay precludes all possibility of
getting- the matter before the supreme
court and disposed of before October
1, the date the new rate law becomes
effective. -z j
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MORE ARMAMENT TO E ASKB3
' FtR BY PRESIDENT. '
MIKES WANTS OF SERVICE
TVw New wtttethlns, Dry
for the Pacific and Increase ef
Pay far the Man.
Washmsten, D. C While
has been much talk of the aeminla-
tratteas jaaae plans and .tie
dent has been given the Nobel
prise, aha administration program lor
the next session of the congress
seems to indicate anything bat aaaa
donment of military activity ay the
preaant government. , -
It has become known that the pres
ident has decided to. ask the congress
to authorise two new battleships at
its next session. This will . be la
spite of the Implied pledge of last
session that there would be but one
battleships asked for at each session I
of the congress through the balaaoe
of the administration. The request
will be defended on the grounds
which will only be discussed In axe
entire sessions of the senate and of
the naval committees of the two
houses. There will undoubtedly be
strong opposition to the course.
As a further Indication cf the mili
tary plans of the administration, the
congress will only discuss in execu
tive session neds of the army. Again,
it Is planned to ask the congress for
an increase in the pay of all officers
aud men, ranging from 6 per cent far
lieutenant general to 35 per cent for
the enlisted men.
Again, the congress will be asked
to make appropriation for the build
ing of -another dry dock en the-Pacific
coast Mr. Metcalf, the secretary of
the navy, since his return, has given
an inkling of the intent in this con
section within ths past forty-eight
"lcurs. It is now taown that he went
io the Pacific coast with specific in
structions to look over the situation
and report to the president.
CREAM RATES ARE ISSUED.
State Railway Commission Announces
Shedulc for Roads.
- Lincoln The State Railway, com
mission issued a schedule of rates for
cream. They are virtually, the rates
which the Burlington had promul
gated. The order of the commission
specifies that shipment shall be on
passenger trains, that the short lines
may make the rate and that the min
imum charge shall be exacted on ten
gallon cans. The schedules are:
GisUtace cf one to twenty miles, 10
cents for five-gallon cans. 13 cents Tor
eight gallons, 15 for ten gallons. Dis
tance of 101 to 110 . miles, for tho
same capacity .of cans respectively,
25, 25 and 27 cents. Distance of ninety
one to 100 miles, 23, 25 and 27 ceata.
WOODMEN AFTER MILLION.
Head Consul Talbot Issues Appeal to
Camps of the Order.
Lincoln Head Consul A. K. Talbot
of the Modern Woodmen of America
has issued from headquarters at Rork
Island. I1L, a proclamation asking all
of the 12,090 camps of his order to
hold anniversary celebrations on Jan
uary 5. He asks .each camp to initi
ate twenty-five members on that date.
bringing the total membership to more
than 1.000,000. ,
Strike Still Unsettled.
Antwerp Concentrated efforts were
made to effect a settlement of the
strike of dock laborers, but they were
PETTIBONE CRITICALLY ILL.
Miners' Leader is Unabla to Appear
When Case Is Called.
BoisSy Idaho George A. Petttbeno
was unable to appear In the diatxiet
court to have his case set for trial. An
affidavit of the attending physteaa
states that Pettibone is suffering from
ulcer of the bladder, which, unless
soon checked, will prove fatal it says
an operation may be necessary, sue.
fears the patient will be unable to sur
Burkett Against Big Shows.
Lincoln Senator E. J. 3urkctt,
who left for Washington Sunday, de
clared that he would fight the Alaska-Yukon
exposition appropriation in
congress. He declared that the ex
position at Jamestown had been a
lamentable failure and he would oppose-all
such projects, in the future.
Woman Balloonist Killed.
Olean, N. Y. Mrs. Carrie Myers,
23 y.ears old, of Springfield, Mass., a
professional balloonist, fell from a par
achute 1,000 feet above the fair
grounds, here, and was. dashed tc
death in view of 8,000 persons.
Americans Spending Money.
London Something like 00,000
Americans have visited London this
year. Between them these C0.000
Americans have spent about 87.500,
000, chiefly In London. This calcula
tion ia based on figures supplied by
one of the largest hotels.
Going to Siberia, t '
St Petersburg A telegram re
ceived here from Riazan says that
501,000 emigrants have passed through
there since the begianlng.of the year
bound for Siberia.
More Yellow Fever Found.
Washington In a dispatch troo
Havana, Governor Magooa says that
four new cases of yellow fever were
discovered at Cienfuegos Thursday
and three Saturday. All are of Span
iards, except one American soldier.
Threaten Railroad Strike.
London A seneral railroad strikai
is threatened in England as the re-1
nit- nr tho wmv atrnei of thn rati. I
road men's union with the British j
railroad companies for the recognition ;
of their ergaalzation. t j
T1M2 TflOSE CKaDRERvWEW
CASH SUNKEN BY MR ROGERS
OIL MAGNATE OUT WfiOOJOOO
Forced to Part With Gilt Edge Stock
In Order to Make Good Hia
-New York Reports have been cur
rent in Wall street for some time
that H. H. Rogers of the Standard
Oil company hrd been heavily inter
ested in the tidewater railway pro
ject in Virginia and that ho had lost
heavily by the investment The
Evening Post says that It can be
stated positively that Mr. Rogers in
curred a personal obligation in the
tidewater project much in excess of
$40,000,000. The Post also says the
situation has been entirely cleared
. The Evening Post says:
'Confirmation was obtained in
Wall street of reports to the effect
that H. H. Rogers was heavily inter
ested in the Tidewater railway pro
"According to the stories previous
ly circulated upwards of 40 per ceat
of Mr. Rogers' fortune has been in
volved in the tidewater investment.
It was reported that the personal
obligation incurred amounted to $40,
000,000. It can be stated positively
that the sum is much larger than the
amount named, also that the situa
tion has been entirely cleared up.
"In order to meet the demands
made upon him in connection with
the construction of the railroad, Mr.
Rogers was forced to dispose of a
large amount of 'investment stock at
av sacrifice. All during the recent de-
i cline in prices the vice president of
the Standard Oil company sold gilt
edged stocks, such as Standard OH,
Consolidated Gas. Union Pacific and
"Some five or six years ago,
against the advice of his friends, Mr.
Rogers started to build In West Vir
ginia a low gfade read, which would
parallel the Norfolk & Western. , His
object was to carry coal and lumber
to tidewater. The line was to be 444
miles long. Only 125 miles have
: "Only a few months ago, in or
der to raise $10,000,000. for the tide
water road EL H. Rogers Issued his
'personal notes secured by 180,000,000
first mortgage bonds, $10,000,000
stock and 110,000,000 dividend or In
terest paying collateral. These 6 per
sent notes were endorsed by H. H.
' "Hallway officials who save
watched the construction of the road
with Intense interest from the be
ginning say that the project, even at
tills stage, la more or less proble
matic - It -Is confidently believed,
however, that with the sacrifices 'al
reday made in disposing of high
priced securities, Rogers is In a posi
tion to gain h?.s end and see the mile-,
Tom L. Johnson Wine Again.
Cleveland, O. Returns from ward
primaries, held Thursday evening, re
nominated for mayor by the demo-
orattr. nltv nnnvntnn Saturday hv BIS
.km.M Tho ftwlfoatinna alcn am
that all of the candidates for places
on the council ticket who had the In- i
dorsement of the mayor, Including
Councilman E. B. Haserodt, republi
can, who was recently defeated In the
republican primary and who has been
a supported of Mayor Jonnson's street
railway policy, have won.
Kidnaping Puzzle Solved.
Now York Another Italian kidnap
ing case that has puzzled the police
for a month has. been solved. Nicola
Tomaso, 4 years old, son of a boot
black in East Houston street, was
found standing in front of a house In
Fifth avenue. The boy said a man
aamod Toay-took him and two little
girls aad another boy away on a
trolley ride, and told him to -rait on
the street until he came back. The
poHppww" found tlm while he was
waiting. Nicola's father got many
threatening letters before leaving.
Vannutelli Not. Coming.
Seme The Vatican authorities de
nied the report that Cardinal Vincen
so Vannutelli was going to the United
States to attend the fourth eucharlstic
congress of the Roman Catholic
church In America or for any other
Editor Sniff Geta New Trial.
Ifean, la. A. H. Sniff, editor of the
Missouri Valley News, convicted ef
laaaahMgh'teror the killing of M. sL
Brandlgo of Missouri Vslley March 5,
1907 was granted a bow trial .
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- TTIIIO-OUT OF THE WAY.
GQ AFTER THE PAPER TRUST
NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS CALL
ATTENTION TO THE SAME.
Promise Financial Aid in Prosecution
and Want Tariff Removed from
Paper and Pulp.
New York At a special meeting
here Wednesday the American mews-
paper Publishers' association in
structed the committee on paper to
bilng to the attention of the presi
dent and the department of justice
information concerning an alleged un
lawful combine of paper manufactur
ers, that has resulted, it was claimed,
in an artificial stimulation of prices
lu newspaper stock. The association
also went on record as In favor of
the immediate repeal of the' tariff on
printing paper and wood pulp im
ported from Canada. This sentiment
was expressed in resolutions; which
further provided for an assessment
upon the members to defray the ex
pense incurred by the association in
assting the government in any prose
cution of a combine that n.ay be un
The adoption of the resolutions fol- j
lowed several hours' discussion of a
repoit submitted by Don C. Seitz of!
the New York World, John Norris of I
the New York Times and Conde Ham
lin, formerly of the St. Paul Pioneer
Press, who constituted the committee
The resolutions follow:
'In view of the information sub-
mitted to the American Newspaper J
. .. . . . . ... t.
Publishers association by its commit-
tee en paper, iadicatlns that unlaw
fu! combinations of papcrmakers nave j
been organized recently; that artificial
stimulation of prices of paper had
been accomplished and that judicial
prohibition of such efforts has been
"The American Newspaper Publish
ers' association' hereby instructs its
committee on paper to invite the at
tention of the president and depart
ment of justice 'to these movements,
which are weighed as conspiracy in
restraint of trade, and we give these
instructions to the committee in order
"First, that the authority of the
existing statutes for repression of
trade combinations may bo Invoked,
"Second, that the defiance of recent
Judicial action prohibiting participa
tion in such combination by certain
western mills may be punished
"Aad that tho president of the
United States may be pat in posses
sion' of Information which shall equip
him to. advise congress of the abase
of tariff powers by papermakers."
TWENTY SEVEN MEN KILLED
Explosion In Shield ef Japanese Bat
tleship is Destructive.
Forty of the crew were killed and
Injured on board the Japanese battle
ship Kashtmi by the explosion of a
12-lnch shell within the shield, after
target practice near Kure at 4 p. m.,
on September 9. The Kashlma aader
command of Captain Koizumi, reached
Kure at 0 p. m, where the wounded
were placed In the hospltaL The fat-
si lieutenant, two
d one staff officer, the rank
and ot whom to not The
exaci ueiau rescuing u .
the explosion are lacking, hut it was
terrific and the ship is badly damaged.
The explosion followed an attempt to
remove aa unexploded shell from the
CANADIAN. ENGINEER ARRESTED.
Authorities Censure Dominion Rail
read for Their Action.
Toronto, One The coroner's jury In
vestigating the recent wreck on the
Canadian Pacific railway at Calen
doala. In which seven people were
killed and others injured, made its re
port and directed the arrest of En
gineer Hodge and Conductor Grimes.
The Canadian Pacific Railway com
panyj was also blamed for putting in
experienced men in charge of passen
Robbers Make Bkj HauL
Spokane, Wash. Forty thousand
dollars, mainly in large bills, Is now
declared to have been secured by the
robbers who held up the Great North
ern train jaear Rexford. Most., September-
12. This money is reported to
have been shipped by the Commercial
National bank of Chicago to the old
National bank of Spokane. It is
stated that the banks were insured, so
that neither bank 'will lose anything.
No trace of the robbers has been re-1
ported though vigorous search has
beea la progress. !
emoiuou .PRorrrs m
' EiaM Years,
New Terk-Oeiviag iase aae taam
del wockiaaa af ate fetaaiar al'eass.
faay af Nov J
af the ee tilled Ol
lags. OGaiaetiag the
m esolilaa ef the
paalia view far the im
asoas profits mae ay.
ia efgat years, fsssa ltSf to ltft.
mauve tae standard .Oil
t statement spread usee the
was saowa to have earaed
I4M.316J34. or at the rate ef asaaa
than tl.0O.WW a year. Itdsrtrlbaed
to its shareholders ia the
S3OS.359.403. While Oa
sweats shew that the aaseta of ike esav
pany crew from S2ta.7tL52S to Stn
eamlag these vast sums' the stale
534j53L The cap.tal stock m fSJSs
knowledge af the exact profile af
dard Oil have strive to Mala Ska
area, which Mr. KaUag
ptoclag mpoa the record af
The Standard OH
statameat of ito kasli
than declaration of dividends. It
basiaess may be gauged.
The hearlag aroagat oat an
formation which Mr. KaPegs;
from the Standard Oil
Kellegg obtaiaod a statement
that the Standard Oil campaai
Jersey controlled by stock ownership
over seventy companies eagaged ia tka
refining and tho transpertatioa by pipe
line of oil on September 14. 1SS7. The
Stadard Oil compaay aad alwaya care
fully guarded the list of Ito subsidiary
companies and the amount of ito share
holdings. The list showed that tkva
Standard Oil company of New Jersey
owned. 999,000 cf the total capital stock
of 1.000,000 of the Standard Oil com
pany of Indiana, that was recently
fined $29,240,000 for rebating.
Mr. Kelloeg'a efforts at tho aeariag
to obtain information of tho records of
the liquidating trustees who had charge
of the liquidation of the Standard Oil
trust and the changing of tho liquida
tion trust certificates for the hares of
the Standard Oil company of Nov Jer
sey were not rewarded.
Mauritania Soon to Feltewv
London The Cunard Line
Mauritania will leave Its baiHera
yards at Wallsend for its first spsed
trials off the T-ne. Afterward It vD
return Tor its fittings and furnhthia.
It is 790 feet long, cearared with
the Lusitanlas 787. Its gross
CACSIE CHADWICK IS BLIND.
Prissner Cclisnses and it is Believed
She Will Not Live Lena.
CclTnbus, O. Mrs. Cassle M.
Chadwick. noted witch of finance, who.
peeing as Andrew Carnegie's natural
daughter, swindled Ohio and eastern
banks and capitalists out of millions
in loans in bcus securities, was
stricken with a nervous collapse at tho
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penitentiary, which has left her band.
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"r- "ondiiion is serious and it is tne
; opinion cf the prison paysfclans test
she -will never live to serve out hcr
ten years sentence, two years cf
which she has now completedd.
THAW'S TRIAL IS DELAYED.
District Attorney Jerome In no Meed
to Hasten Proceedings.
New York When the criminal
branch of the supreme court opens
next month and the case of Harry K.
Thaw, charged with the murder or
Stanford White Is called, Martia W.
Littleton, senior counsel for the oe
fense, will demand immediate trial tor
the accused Pittsburger. District At
torney Jerome, it Is understood, win
oppose an immediate hearing of tne
case, aad it Is believed some date ia
December will be agreed upon.
Tho Election in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City. Okla. Returns re
ceived from the larger cities and coun
ties of Oklahoma and Indian Territory
up to midnight indicate that 'the con
stitution of the proposed new state has
been adopted by a large majority;
that the prohibition clause of the con
stitution, which was .voted on sepa
rately, has been ratified, and that toe
democratic state ticket headed by C
N. Haskell for governor, has beea
elected over the republican state ticket
headed by Frank Frantz. present gov
ernor. DENVER NEXT MEETING PLACE.
Raney Re-elected Commanding. Gen
eral ef Patriarchs Militant.
St. Paul Denver was selected sy
the sovereign grand lodge of the Ocd
Fellows as the place of meeting next
year. General Manley A. Raney of
Iowa was re-elected commanding gen
eral of the Patriarchs Militant and he
has been the first officer of that ran
to wear the new insignia of his office
which was voted by tbe grand lodge.
Baptiste Raising Big Fund.
Philadelphia A fund of $100,000
for church extension and missionary
work has been raised with the rast
year by the Baptists of Philadelphia
to commemorate the 200th anniver
sary of the formation of the Phila
delphia Baptist association. So lib
eral has been the response that it id
expected that the contribuUons wiO
greatly exceed 8100.000. The money
will be turned over to the various
church enterprises during the ann!
Ternary celebration, which will begin
October 1 aad continue a week.
Suit Affecting Land Grants.
Portland, Ore. John J. Snyder,
president of Columbia county, has
filed In the federal court acninst the
Oregon & California railroad and the
Union Trust company to test in a
court of competent jurisdiction the
question as to whether the railroad Is
compelled by the acts of congress of
April 10, 1869, find" May 4, 1876, to
permit citizens of the United States
to settle upon the lands granted by
the acts of congress in quantities sot
to exceed a quarter of a section to
anrany one settler at 82.50 per acre.
aMay, M aaassaK asaa
aTCMTE MEWS AND NOTES IH 450K-
local water beads to the
at S22.etS were sold to the CHy 3sa-
David City far $.2.
la operated by a total
killed ia aa accMdoat at the KM
padiag earn tasce miles
of Uaooav Bo attempted
work mala aad fell aader the
oa a farm aorta of
asaowa from a acne a
jariea skat will keep aim
CL Fox. charged with towlng
eaecks, had his acariaw ia tho
sy coart at Neaoaska CSty aad
aoamt over to the district coast
he asm of $500, sat not aeiag
to give Bail was remanded to
Tao trustees of the African Metho
dist Episcopal chwrch at Nebraska
City, have filed a' suit agahsst the city
ef Nebraska City, asxlag for U.tOP for
the changing of the grade of taot
street on the west aide ef their pie-
After fourteen years af 'steady ser-t
vice, J. A. McRea has resigaed hia
peeftiOB as station agent of thhe Bar-'
Kagtoa at Central City. Mr. McRae
durtag his service at that polar haaj
rack to build ap the
George Keeler, formerly ef Cedar,
Hafts, where he west wrong and'
helped to blow up a Bank, aad who'
m bow an Inmate of the state peai-
teatiary, has asked for a parole, run
ning to Robert Paul, who vouches
fo rhim Keeler was sent up for rcvea
years and has served sheet forty .
The railroad commissioners receiv
ed a letter from A. W. Sallivan of St.
Louis, general manager of the Mis-
souri Pacific railroad, in which he ia
fcrms the bean? the road Is working:
as fast as possible geftfns the lines
in shape and that in the furore the
Rime haste as at present wil lbe used,
to comply with the board's order.
A horse at Angnst Jens livery bam
was killed in a peculiar manner at1
Fremont. An employe of the place,
was leading the animal to te water-'
lag trough in the rear part of tho
building when the floor gave way un
derneath them. A hydrant which was.
directly under the body of the hoisa
penetrated its stomach, killing it
The executive committee of tho
Frontier show which to be held In
Hastfngs in October has receive sef
ficient entries for riding and roping
contests, yet these entries continue
to come in. Interest is manifest in
this unique festival from all parts of
the state. Business men are cooper
ating to make it a complete success.
The twenty-fifth anniversary of the
founding of the M. E. church In Plereo
will be celebrated next November
the date to be announced later. It is
the Intention of the pastor and the
official hoard to have a feast of good
things for the people at that time.
A number of prominent Methodist
divines will be present to nonfat rn
At Elk City. Wesley vGeba feH from
the hay loft onto Unbroken handle
of a bay fork, which entered his hip.
mulcting a very serious wound. He
bled profusely until toe arrival of
Dr. Agce. Will jJexaader. to attempt
mg to hold a fractkws horse while a
steam thresher was passtag, was
thrown against the fence. Breaking
two rilm and otherwise bruising him
The official retnraes from the pri
mary election have now beea received
by the necretaiy of state from every
county save Valley. These shew tho
vote of Reese to he 29.917, Sedg
wick 22.C44. For railway commission
er: Clarke, 18,847, CaMweR 38.78.
The unofficial vote of Valley county
gives Clarke 88, CahtweH 3t smhtnt
Clarke the nominee, therefore, by a
plurality of 114.
Grand Island had the most apee
tacnnr and threatenhnr are last week
it has suffered for years. An elevator
owned by A. D. Sears, and tho old
Presbyterian church, formerly a
school building used as stores for
hay, were burned, the elevator being
completely and the school and church.
landmarks, partially destroyed. The
lames had reached the 'cupola of the
elevator before the department arrived
and it was unable to save mnch of
Three expert gtovemakem. Abbto
Chapman, JaOu Brockway aad Blanche
Freeman, have arrived from Glovers
vllle. N. Y. aad are worklag In the
Pmttsmoath glove factory, which ia
running at full blast. ',
A miM seaaatiea) was sprang; hi
Waterloo when during tao anon- hoar
Harry Tattle waa captured hi the act
of rifling-the-' money diaoet to tan
store of P. G. Rohwer A Co. by Louis
Hancock of the firm, who had beea
deputised for the very purpose of
watching the young man
hid hi the store.
Charles Greiners threshtog
burned on the farm of Dan -rr.
four miles south of PapflMoa. Mr
Chase lest 800 bushem of oats aad
Mr. Greiaers sew thresher to a totol
Sheriff 'irnde of Gage county re
turned home from points to Kansas
and Missouri in search of R. MeadT
Sumway. the supposed slayer of Mm.
Sarah Martia. who was found mar-
eorea over a week ago at her
near Adams. The oMcer m
to lad any cine that would loaf
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