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The Omaha Sunday Bee
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VOL. XL1IL-NO. 3.
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BATTLE AS GREAT AS
. RAGES If MACEDONIA
Hundred Thousand Bulgarians and
Eighty Thousand Greeks in
LINE IS FIFTY MILES LONG
Result Will Be Deciding Faotor in
REPORTS ARE CONTRADICTORY
Dispatches from Sofia Forecast Vic
' tory. for Bulgarians.
GREEK STORY IS DIFFERENT
VutiR Dispatch to Hellenic Paper In
- , Acvr York Olven Detailed Ac
count of U rent Victory for
VIENNA, July 5. The Bulgarian troops
tire reported by the correspondentjot tho
Tagoblatt to have reocciiplcd Ghevgtieh
at the point or the bayonet after tbe
Greeks had been In pessesalon of Ilia
place for forty-eight hours. The Bul
garians are reported to be advancing on"
Iigrl Palanka, where a Great battle with
the Servians la' imminent.
Desperate fighting has been in prog
ress between the Bulgarians and Servians
slneo yesterday near Velea (Kohrlll), ac
cording to the Sofia correspondent of the
Neu Frel Presse. He says the Bulgarian
tioops repulsed the Servians with heavy
losses and expect to occupy Velea shortly.
The same correspondent telegraphs that
a great battle extending over ah area
of fifty miles Is being fought north of
Salonlki, where '80,000 Greeks are opposed
to 100,000 Bulgarians. The Bulgarians
had made a number of minor attacks
since lost Monday with the object ot
Inducing the Greeks to take the offensive.
The bait was taken and the battle wa
bfcRtin. "The result "Is expected to be a
.deciding factor in the Greek and BU1-'
The strategy of tho Bulgarian com
manders forced the Greeks to abandon
several fortified positions near Salonlki,
Lar.agasa Lake and BeBhlk ,Lakc. The
Greeks are now threatened by an out
flanking attack by a column of 50,000
Bulgarians advancing from the south ot
Grrrkn Cnptnre Totvji. '
SALONIKI, July 5. The Greek troops
ttdayVcaptured from the Bulgarians the
r.mall town of Italians, on the railroad;
from' Salpnlkl to 'Serres. It Is ponsldereo.
, the rnost Important position In the vlcln-
. putittyiel to 'Ulo; no'rthtat, TH
Jd-Veji ,'on&Kih sides were considerable.
'.fs'-rJi-i'iBftiyWrt Rvn'tlnn. oC Hraljcars.
BELGRADE. July 5,-BulgarIah. troops
have attacked 7.ayetchar. a Servian
frontier town, according to reports Juat
received .here. A serious engagement it,
pipoctea during the day. The news
paper state, that tho Bulgarian troops
hgve been driven from the fortified posi
tions they had taken up on the left banks
Sf the Rivers Bregatlhltxa and Zhelen
ltsa after their first defeat Largo num
bers xif prisoners were, taken by the Ser
vians. The Bulgarian attach on Zayet
char was repulsed after' a severe battle.
Pmfcxra "VU Not Int?rfrr.
LONDON, July 5. Although no ex
change of views has taken place between
the European1 powers, it is understood
that there -will be no Intervention in the
Balkan conflict and that the belligerents
will bo left to fight out their quarrel, as
yraa the .case during the recent Turkish
- A disgraceful Incident marked the ar
rival at Belgrade today of 3Si Bulgarian
prisoners of war, according to a special
dispatch from the Servian capital. The
prisoners were marched through 'the
Streets. In the presence or immenso crowus
tat Servians, Vfho closed In cheering wildly
at trjo rear of wagons loaded x with
woUndeoJyingthree deep, many of , them
apparently 'd$Jjjg. Even this dldjnot stop
the enthuelasOc outburst of the mob and
the correspondent adds that pence be
tween the two nations Is Impossible after
1 ftrenf Victor- for Greeks.,
EW XORK. July t A story of the
battle! between the Bulgarians nnd-Greeka
af KUklsb, twenty-five miles to Jthe north
of Salonlki, was. received by the Greek
dally newspaper Atlantis today direct
from Salonlki. H says:
"The battle between the Butgarlansand
Greeks Tit Kllklsh ended at 10 o'clock In
the morning of July 4 in the complete
defeat of the Bulgarians after a severe
bombardment ot the town by the Greeks,
who carried the place" at the point of the
bayonet. The town wa then occupied
by a part of the Hellenic troops, while
; their comra'des, continued the pursuit of
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Cowparatlvo LocI Itecord.
1911 lSli. 1311. 1910.
Highest yesterday M n 107 89
Lowest yesterday. 7? li I! S
Mean temperature St S3 $ 79
Precipitation W .05 .05 T
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Norm?' .'temperature 7
Kxe'es for the day , 6
Total- excess since March 1 ...193
Deficiency since March 1 1.11 Inches
.Normal precipitation .isincn
L Deficiency for the day Hindi
Tctsl rainfall since March 1. MM Inches
jPeflelency for cor. period. 1112. 6.?S Inches
Nt indicates trace of precipitation.
A. wbiw. iocai forecaster.
NEW DIRECTOR OF TRAFFIC OF
THE UNION PACIFIC.
B, U WINCHED!!
WINCHELL SUCCEEDS SPENGE
Former Head of Frisoo System Joins
Union Pacifio Foroes.
BECOMES TRAFFIC DIRECTOR
Appointment, Which Was Annoanoeil
at Hcrt York, Becomes IflftootlYo
July 10 Will Have Of- ,
flee at Chlcax
NEW YORK, July, 6.-B. L. WlncheU.
formerly president of the St. Louts &
San Francisco railroad and latterly re
ceiver for the system, a position which
he resigned yesterday, has been appointed
director of traffic of the Union Pacific,
railroad. Announcement of his appoint
ment was made here today.
L. J. Spence was formerly director ot
traffic of tho Union Pacific-Southern Par
ctflc systems, .hut the dlssoulutlon 'pro
ceedings necessitated his rcrignltis from
one of the roads and he assumed the
position fbr the Southern Pacific only.
This left the Union Pacific vacancy which
'Mr. .Wlnchell now fills.
Mr Wlnchell's appointment, .is. effoc-
tlve July 15, with Chicago headquarters;
Ne'vr Receivers for Krfauo.
ST. LOUIS. July 5. "An .order was filed
in luq. loacrai' tusiric; .court nere-iouay
appolnUrigXtuarfrc.- Nixon" and WW
lkm Af, .Bld'dle? 'successors: -tps B. Le Win-
choll, In the receivership of-.the St. Louis
& VMf Francisco railroad, 'Before the
recejvorsnip -iney were vice presidents
of the. Frisco and-Are now-In, charge ot
operation and traffic, respectively.
Tho order; which was Issued by Circuit
Judge Sanborn of St Paul, specified that
Nixon and Biddla each are to furnish
bond of 1100,000,
DALLAS Tex., July, tt-Federal Judge
Meek appointed Avery Turner of Atria-
rlllo and G. S. Schleyer of Fort Worth
as receivers for the lines of the St Louis
& San Francisco railway system In
Texas today. Turner Is vice president ot
the Panhandle lines of the Santa Fe sys
tem and Schleyer Is president and' sen
era! superintendent of the Texas lines
of tho Frisco. Bonds of 135,000 each were
required of the receivers.
Located in Germany
WEBSTER, S. D., July B.-(Special.)-Joseph
Loch, wanted here for the mur
At&at Jfohn 'Sehutler at 'Andpver last
March, and who wan located inv Germany.
succeeded In evading the German police,
and Is still at 'large. He Is believed to
be either In Germany or Hungary. State's
Attorney Weddel and Sheriff Garrlck
have received word from the Austro
Hungarlan vice consul at St Paul that
1,och had been located In that, country,
lrt)t hod fled befdrai he could be appre
hended'. Jtlt seems that" in February Schuller
wrote his parents a.tjfeKetevaros, Hun
gary, that he expected to return home
iext fatl and that his friend, John Loch,
would accompany him. About 'Aprlt ' t
Loch appeared at the home ot Sehuller'a
Barents and Informed them that he had
worked with Schuller during the winter
in lumber camps, and that they had gone
together to St. Paul, where Schuller let
him, departing for the west with a
'stranger. A few day later Schullfr's
parents received word from America that
their son had been murdered at Andover
nnd that Loch was probably the murv
derer. The constabulary won sent to-itr-test
Loch at his home, a few miles .from
Feketevaros, but Loch had. fled. IITial
In his possession at his home a total ot
ubout S500 In cash, and told, severaf-con-tllctlng
stories concerning the last time
J ho saw Schuller-
J Sehuller'a body was found' lit a 'hay
taok tjear Andover on April 1. It- had
Ktn horribly mutilated by the murderer.
and the 'only clue to the identity of the
victim of the murderer was a small menv
randum book, which led to the dlscov
jery that the 'dead man was Schuller, that
I bo had had on deposit in a St. Paul bank
'. the sum of $300. which he had drawn out
jon March 5, and had departed for the
J west with Loch.
JAPANESE TAKE, LEAD
IN CELEBRATING FOURTH
NEWCASTLE, Cal., July K-Newcastle
would not have bad a- Fourth of July;
celebration yesterday had It not been
for Japanese residents. Most of the
American townsmen had gone oil visits
q neighboring' 'cities so the ' Japanese
built a platform In a field, decorated it.
with American flags, Japanese ianternr.
invited Americans to attend and pro
vided day and night -fireworks and free
A Japanese acted as master of cere
monies and introduced the speakers, sev
eral of whom were Americans.
FIRST BAG MAKES A
LANDING IN MICHIGAN
Kansas, City II Comes to Earth at
Goodrich, According to Dis
patch from Aide.
POSITION OF MILEAGE UNKNOWN
Other Balloons Believed to Be Still
in the Air.
ALL MAY BE ABLE TO. QUALIFY
Aero Officials Think They Can Enter
GOODRICH NORTH OF DETROIT
Basr Vv Over Klutcen Hours and
Covered 030 Miles, According
to Unofficial Compntn-
KANSAS CITY. Mo.. July"5.-The fol
lowing dispatch was received by the As
sociated Press here this afternoon from
G. E. Qulscnberry, aide of the Kanitas
"Balloon Kansas City II landed ttt
Goodrich, Mich., at I o'clock, exactly.
Don't know our position or, mileage."
The descent of the ICWnsas City II was
the first landing of any of the four con
testants reported. Aero club officials hero
announced that assuming that the Good
year, the Million . Population and tho
Kansas City Post still were in the air
they probably would win the right 'to
enter the International race' in Europe
next year. Aide Jutsenbcrry Is on the
news staff of the Kansas City Star,
John Watts, pilot ot the Kansas City
II, won second place In tho national
race of 1912 and competed last yeartit
tho International raco from Stuttgart,
Germany, beUig forced to make a pre
cipitate landing In Russia, after covering
1,175 miles. ,
Goodrich, Mich., where Watts landed Is
100 miles northwest of Dotrolt. The Kan
sas City II, was In tho air eighteen hours
twenty-nine minutes and covered approxi
mately 630 miles airline distance, accord
ing to unofficial computations. The bal
loon sailed under the colors ot tho Kan
sas City Aero club and both pilot ind
aide live here.
Of the three balloons given an open
field for the winning, the Goodyear ot
Akron, b,', the Million Population Club
ot St. Louis and the Kansas City Post
Of this city, all were In charge of ex
,3fade First Trip In 10011.
R, H. Upson, who with R, A. D. Pres
ten as aide,, manned the oGodyear, madj.
ht ftrat tri. with Lieutenant Frank !v.
i.anm,- u. a., rrom raHs'in.iway jib
was aide to G. U Baump's)rrijiw;;
dlanapolls, flying an old bac-ajjo, porned
Goodyear In tho international' 'race -jost
year. The present Go6dypar Is a hew bag,
constructed by- Upson, himself, especially
for the national race
Captain John Barry, pilot of tho Million
Population Club, Is 67 years old and Das'
made more .than fifty flights. Two years',
ago he raced the Million Population
Club to second place In the International
race and again last year competed In
that contest, driving his balloon to the
shores of the Batllo from Stutgart. Al
bert Vonhoffkan of. St Louis Iff aide to
Captain If. E. Honeywell, pilot of the
Kansas iCty Post balloon won the- first
place In the national raco lost year and
third place In the International contest
He,la 42 years old and has followed
aeronautics since he was 14 years old,
He Is a balloon manufacturer. His homo
is in St. Louis. Ward Glfford. a news
paper man ot Kansas City is his aide.
From Prison, Dies
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, Neb., July 5.-(Hpec!al.)
Awattlnr tho action , of the supreme
court on his application tor a writ of
habeas corpus allowing his release from
the penitentiary, where he was sentenced
for thirty .years for murder, John"
Walker, an Omaha Indian, stepped into
the operating room at a local hospital,
to be operated on for appendicitis, but
before he could reach the operating table
lay down on a couch and expired.
Walker had served ten years of his
sentence and had applied tor his release
through habeas corpus proceedings,
which were heard before ? the supreme
court last week, but upon which no de
cision had been handed down.
He was sentenced for kllljng another
Indian on the reservation.
Auto Owners Eefuse .
to Take Injured
Boy to Hospital
, MINNEAPOLIS,) July B,-Refusa4 of
four automobjte owners to carry a boy
to a hpjpltal 'may result In the death ot
John MoEwen. 12 years od. He was in
jured Friday night 'during a fireworks
display, when a skyrocket went astray
at one ot the city parks and struck him.
The big stick was fast In his leg while
a policeman, carrylnx him In his arms,
.walked up and down'beforo a long raw
of cars, pleading for some one to take
him to a hospital.
An automobillet who heard the appeal
finally came to the refceue,
"I don't want my children to get wet."
one owner previously said. "My wife
rnd her dog afe In my car and I can't
take the boy," explained' another.
The National Capital
9a(nrdar, Jaly &i 1013.
- - '
Not in sersion: meets Monday.
Cnuous put finishing touches on tariff
Debate resolution for conducting ,a
lobby investigation and inquiry ot the
f that "2omcjr . zrmrED yrT",, VyyZ'A' W&Zv etvxx.
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Drawn for The Bee by Powell.
TO PUT TESTIMONY
UP TO PROSECUTOR
Members of Legislative Committee
ok Kirk Ooct.sf Liviag Want
'' .Looal '.'Actio'it.
ATT0KNEY-- ' GENERAL SILENT
County Attorney Indicates lta Will
"tLoolc Over Tetituony and Urlnsx
' S Action l"Hc Thinks It
The testimony takon by the house com
mlttco on the high cost" of living last
winter in tOmaha is to be placed' In the
hands of County Attorney Magney by
members ot the" commltteo who are
anxious to see some kind of, proceedings
started, against members of tho Produce
exchange in Omaha Since tho attorney
'general has started no action against tho
exenango, as was recommended by tho
commltteo when the report was made to
the legislature, tho members, of the com
mittee aro anxious to liuyo proceedings
started loyally. Tho county attorney has
indicated that he will look over tho tes
timony' presented and that It he finds
any action of the exchange or Its mem
bers4 to be criminal he will start proceed
ings. ' Tho transcripts abound not only in tes
timony about' tho existence of the black
list system, whereby grocers who do not
pay their bills every week are given no
more credit, but contain much testimony,
concerning the rapidity with which some
of the produce men have grown rlph dur
ing the very period in which scorts of
retailers failed in business In the city
Tho testimony ot V. J. Hunter, a grocer
at 29M North Twenty-fourth' street, for
example, traces the rapid rise of .several
"of the produco ' commission men from
the days some ten or more yearsago
when they were drivers on produce
wagqns, to some of the most prosperous
business men of Uhe city. Ho mentions
the "names pf tho firms nnd pays while
thrsi boys drove wagons on a email sal
ary a few years ago, they now' live in
fine houses, drive, large touring cars and
wear huge and -costly diamonds, to say
nothing of the 13,000 and 15.000 trucks they
use in the conduct' of their business, At
tho same Urn a this witness gives a list
ot retail grocers who have had to go out
of business while these men were making
A. Aglnskee, grocer, of Seventeenth and
and Chicago streets, testified how a trav
eling man named J. Marks had bought
eggs in the country for 12 and 13 cents
per doxen and then, Just for fuu; priced
eggs at tho Produce exchange when he
came in. Theywere qMoted to him at 22
or 23 cents. The traveling man said:
"Aren't you afraid to ask that price
when I can buy eggs out. In tho country
for 12. and 13 cents?"
"Well, you better keep still about that,
If you can." replied the commission man.
at Summer Home
CORNISH, N. H-. July 6,-Prceldent
Wilson, in search -of relief from tho siz
zling weather at Washington, found a
temperature of 9Q degrees In the shade
awaiting him when he urrlvcd at the
Wilson summer home about noon today,
Mr. Wilson and their youngest daugh
ter, Miss Eleanor, met the president at
the railway, station In Windsor, Vt,
where also a Utile party of villagers wel
comed him with a cheer, Stopping only
long enough to nod his acknowledgments
and lift his hat, Mr. Wilson Joined his
family. In a White house automobile and
motored through the miles of dust to
The president mtde It Plain to the cor
espondents that he would do no work
while here- He will remain here until
Tuesday or Wednesday.
CHARTER MAKERS SEE FINISH
Hopo to Have Their Work Com
pleted During Coming Week.
MUCH WORK IS UNFINISHED
Frobaltly to Be Submitted to n Voto
of the People Hpalo TIiuq In 8ep
tcmner Takes Tlsao to
The home rule chartor.yMers. 'll;tini'J
Ish their work this week a preia,ipry-
explanation signed by tho' officers of the
convention and a majority ot the mem
bers will bo filod with the city clerk,
Tho clerk will publish tho charter in the
official paper for thrco wcokB, at least
once each week. The council will then
call A special election not earlier than
thirty days after the final publication to
submit tho charter to a voto ot the people.
"Lawyers hold that tho law providing
that tho work of writing tho chartor shall
be finished within four months from the
date of election of the charter tfoinjnls.
sinn is dlroctory rather than mandatpry'
said Chairman Victor Rosowater of tho
convention, "but the chartor will bo com
pleted this week."
Chapters on civil service, enumeration,
of tho powers of the city, distribution ot
administrative work and local improve
ments are yet to bo submitted or acted
upon by the whole convention.
The convention has not yet fixed tho
salaries of the commissioners nor the
limit of the departmental funds, tho same
having been loft blank In the finance
' Since the head, of the department of
finances and accounts loses contrql of
the office of city comptroller, or auditor,
as it is called in the charter. It is planned
In tho chapter on distribution of admin
istrative work to make up for this by
glylng the commissioner of that depart
ment other duties.
Tiip chapter on local improvements wilt
contain much of the present law on Im
provements, but will eliminate the paving
Although the charter will probably be
finished this week Chairman Rosewater
says it is unlikely that 'it .will be sub
mitted to a vote of thb people before
Forty-One Deaths on
Fourth Not .Caused
NEW YORK, July 6,-WhlIe the move
ment for safety and sanity In the eels-!
bratlon of the Fourtfi ot July worked
wonders in the reduction In the number
of victims of gunpowder, dispatches
from a score ot different points through
out the country as noted here account for
forty-one persons killed in a variety ot
other accidents Incident tp tho outpour
ing ot the holiday crowds.
Twenty-eight persons were drowned,
five persons were killed in automobile
accidents, five In a single train accident
and two killed in aeronautic sport,
This count, being made from the com
paratively few reports of minor, trage
dies filtering through the crush ot holi
day nows, outnumbers more than twice
the gunpowder accidents of the day.
The list of drowning accidents, known
definitely to be as many as twenty-eight,
Is probably far from the correct total.
Such tragedies are so frequent that un
less two or more are victims at a time
the accidents aro not reported. In this
city and vicinity, alone, there were ten
drownings yesterday, and the New Eng
land district reported five. There were
six in the Ohio river at Louisville, three
at LaCrosse, Wis., three at Pittsburgh
and one at Buffalo,
Incidental to the day there were also
five persona killed by lightning, one
(variety of holiday tragedies that tbe safe
jUna sane movement is unsuie w rcacn.
Largo Structure in Wales Destroyea
ATTEMPT TO WRECK CITY HALL
Bantu ( r ouuu unr .hit
.:at Button, Lancnhtr'eWTat
Is Issued for Miss PaltW
hurst. LONDON, July '5,A Methodist chapel
In the west sea coast town of Pellhell,
the construction of which recently cast
110,000, wus destroyed by flro today and
nn attempt was made also to burn down
the Baptist tabernaclo in the same town.
This Is the fourth cose of aacrltcgo in
northern Wales In a week. Ab usual
When an Incendiary fire occurs nowadays
the militant suffragottes are .sdspbeted
by tho authorities, However, no evidence
was found to incrimlnato them.
Another serious attempt by militant
suffragottes to commit an outrage oc
curred at Bolton. Lancashire, this morn
ing. Tho caretaker of the new town
hall, which cost 1150,000, discovered a
parcel containing explosives In tho let
ter box. A fuse which was attached
had been lighted but had gone out.
Miss Annie Kennoy and Mlas Rachil
Barrett, the flint of whom was undergo
ing eighteen months' imprisonment and
tho second nine months imprisonment
for committing malicious damage to
property, were released from Jail agnaln
today, suffering from the effectsjot a
hunger and thirst strike. Miss Kennoy
is reported to be very ill.
Many ot the Imprisoned suffragettes
refrain from both food and water and
consequently their condition weakens so
rapidly tliut the authorities ore obliged
to release them from Jail more fro
'tuently on license under the provisions
of the "cat and mouse bill" by which
they are set at liberty and rearrested
on their recovery.
Miss Sylvia Pankhurst failed to appear
at Bow street police court today to an
swer a summons charging her with in
citing a crowd to raid the official resi
dences in Downing street Of Premier As
qulth and Chancellor pt tbe Exchequer
Lloyd Georgey when a' violent . conflict
between the police and the suffragettes
with their sympathisers took place. A
warrant was at once Issued for her ar
rest. Bank Clerks Robhed
of Oashfor Pay Roll
NANAIMO, B. C, July K-TWo bank
clerks carrying &S00 In currency from a
bank here to tho Cumberland mining dis
trict, were held up and robbed of the
money lato yesterday by two highway
The robbers had cut telephone wires In
the vicinity and several hours passed be
fore an alarm could be given.
A posse Is said to have surrounded two
suspects marooned by high tide on a spit.
SUFFOCATED IN TUNNEL
8T. LOUIS. July 6,-SutfoeaUng pas
sengera of a southern railway train
stumbled blindly through a mile-long
tunnel to reacn wo outer air wnen mo
-engine, baggage and mull can were de
railed midway in tho boro near New Al
bany, Iud., today.
Reports of tho accident, received by tho
superintendent of the road here, stated
that while no one was hurl, dozens of
persons were partly overcome by gases
from the locomotive and sought safety
by scrambling through car windows and
groping their way towards the entrance
of the tunnel. Traffic through the tun
nel was delayed five hours while .the
tracks were being cleared.
DESERTED BY VETSs
ON THEIRWAY HOME!
Great Reunion Commemorating De
cisivo Battle of Civil War Prac
tically at End,
VISITORS WATT FOR TRAINS
Walk Over Dusty Roads and Streets
to Railway Station.
WEATHER WORST OF THE WEEK.
Old Confederate Veteran, from North
Carolina Drops Dead.
OFFICIAL CLOSE COMES TODAY
Army Officers Make Merry at ss
Dinner In Bin- Mesa Tent They
Hare Used Jointly-with News
GETTYSBURG, Pa., July S.-A great
reunion of the blue and tho gray, com
memorating the fiftieth anniversary off
the battln ot Gettysburg, practically coma
to an end today, although tho camp.
where more than 60,000 old soldiers wer'
cared for during tho woek, will not offi
cially close until tomorrow.
All day long weary veterans walked
over the' dusty roads and streets to tha
railroad stations In tho big camp and la
the town ot Gettysburg nnd stood or sat
around under tho rays of a scorching sun
white tho trains to take them homo were
Walt fftr Their Trains.
There were no flying banners, blaring)
bands or marching columns. Tho veter
ans camo to tho stations and-watted pa
tiently for tho announcer with his Mk
megaphone to tell them their trains wcra
made up, Usually about twelve coaches)
constituted a train and the railroad peo
ple faced the biggest problem of tho wcte
.1. ttukt.iitt lu-ucu ii milt itnnjt
It was tho auJUrlest and most uncom
fortable day of the week. Ono old soldlef
in gray from North Carolina dropped
"iead In tho crowd at the town station of
one ot the railroads. He was H, 11
Hodges ot Union Hill, N, a
Camp Practically Deserted
Tonlsht the camp was practically de-t
tcrted. The olectrto lights in the sixty
two streets 'In the camp were burning;
brightly, but tho streets themselves wero
deserted Have for tho hurrying book end
forth of soldiers and workmen who hayo
already begun the task of dismantling:
tho caml. Two months will elapse before
tho camp on which tho tenia were pitched
WJJJ, hav,& .beepjjestdrcd, to JJ original
over.? ' ' s Wfi '
Tonight the1 army, officer; aaoe a week
of tho hardest sort .ofrworki made morryi
nt a dinner in tha big mess tent which,
they have tui'od jointly with the news
paper correspondents, General Liggett
prcitlded nnd all tho officers present wcra
felicitated over Uio wonderful success of
whit has been described as an army that
will stand us n, model for all the coun
tries of tho world for years to coma,
DR BIRNEY SURRENDERS
AND IS RELEASED ON BOND
MA80N CITV, la., July 6,-(f5poctal.)H
Dr. E, H. Blrney, wl10 for tho last br
weekB has been evading tho oWicersTbasi
surrendered to the .nutoorltleg; of laoyds
county. In company with his' attorney,
John Bennlff. and hjn. broth Dr. C Gc
Blrney of this city, ho motored to Charles
City, where ho gave, nlmse'if up. Ho waj
immediately taken befeten Justice of the
peaoo and,' bonds were .fixed e, ItS.OOOi
which were atonce seeuted. rafd no, re
turned to Ills aid homo la Nora Springs
and was again united ..with hta. family.
Dr. tilrney states tliat' ho has: been In
close praxlmtty to tiljf - pity ever sines
I ho trouble arose. il Js under Indict-
ment tor performing nn. operation upoa
a youmr woman whose, .death soon fol
lowed. ' The report spread ehe bad died
from appendicitis. The body was taken
from Dr. Btrney's home at Nora Springs
nnd was buried at ift homo- at Ilopklng
tnii. A report was soon afloat that there
wttH some Irregularitx'fn the death and
the parents, who confessed that they hart
arranged with- Dr. Blrney for the opera
tion, made a confession of all that was
done. When their story was told senti
ment against Dr. Blrney was at high,
pitch, and the criticism ot the parents: was
equally severe Dr. Blrney, will have h
trial at tho September term.
National Swedish home
dedicated free ofdebtf
.BOONE, Ia July E.-8pec!al.)-Th Na
tional Swedish Old Peoplo'a home, a new
structure Just dedftated In this city, la
now free from debt. The home was mode
possible by the Commercial association,
donatlhg $5,000 and by tha untiring worle
of Rev. J. If. ITedfitrom of this city, who
solicited nnd worked even oa fawest
as California. Ho has Juat returned from
the national conference in Minneapolis
and there the last of tho indebtedness
wao raised, news of which was received,
with Joy by the people ot this city. Tho
home is an ideal place, elegantly fur
nished, splendidly ventilated, with, a great
colonial porch on the front. Everything
has been arranged for tho convenience)
of the old p.'oplo and nothing Is being
left undono to make their declining years
Pleasant and happy.
ARE MOST NUMEROUS
NEW TCORK, July 6,BaoheJor criminals;
putnunjber tho married ones in this city
In the ratio of nearly three to one. as
is shown In the annual report of tho chief
clerk ot the district attorney's office
There were 1,063 convictions ot unmar
ried men and TS9 convictions ot married;
men In the last year. Of tho women con
victed, slxty-slx wero married and 109
were single. A classification of the crime
show that the married man la Jn tha
minority in practically every crime except
attempted suicide. Of th total number
ot convictions $34 were tor second of
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