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Liues in Comparath
*4W*0999 HE average monthly i:
something less than
this a Japanese of t]
five or six in comfori
ple pleasures dear tc
do not consist of fea
to places of amusemf
peculiar and completE
er gazing" is the Jai
costs nothing to the family that is wi
reach some spot particularly beautifie
season's flowers which, in their turn,
the new year. On these expeditions,
takes its allowance of rice and tea, of
its feast is only such as it usually ei
works on an average twenty-six days e;
from sun to sun. He doesn't work a
doesn't accomplish as much in a given 1
worK thoroughly, he is efficient, as a r
sufficient for his needs.
He lives in a neat little house of tv
absolute bareness. For this he pays *
to the kindly climate of his land, he k
of fuel. A little charcoal for a tiny hib
be done on this (: on a less ornamenta
called the kitchen. His charcoal and I
month, and for this he has all the fuel ,
nothing about the sting of rigid econor
else. He has to pay about $3 for enoi
Ily a month, and his only hardship real
provide for him the little luxuries of d
joy. And he has his fish and vegetal
than $1 a month; and after everything
a small supply of sake, for tobacco,
dressing of the women of his family, a
ing public bathhouse that is so necessa
United States comes
N igan, Pennsylva'-., a
the order named.
place, producing at
third of the gross y
established among t
10'73, and it was froi
learned how to make
mont state experimental station under
the subject about which there was muc
ried forward slowly through a series
are only a few days, relatively, in the
When the investigations were con
lished. It outlines a mass of interesti
cuniary value to those engaged in the
Self recording pressure gauges atti
wc1l, were used to show the actual -for
ing the day. All the water of the pi
mueans of exit, unless tapped, being by
demonstrated that the leaves of the a
2-40 pounds of water, the water conter
of their whole substance, the total wati
It was shown that a tree in 10 day
piration. It is suction, chiefly during
tissues of the tr~ee, to be run off durih
the pails, and then converted into sug
ently not wholly determined as yet, bi
presence of a certain gas in the trees]1
* Honest India
Both Seeking SOE
gamepaBy William Ju
HERE should be no'i
II~llvidualist and the hon
T ~j believe to be best fo~
Ii~~Ithe abuses of indivil
At present private r
an undeserved odiur
the advantages of cc
And the duty of imn
by the fact that the socialist is incline<
that it will be easier to induce the goa
It has passed into the hands of a fewr
Ists unite in declaring monopoly to bE
hoj~ing to retain the fruits of monqpol;
the ultimate appropriation of the bene:
The individualist, on the contrary.
tries ceases to be an economic advanta
he helieves, further, that no economic
monopolization of all the indus-:ries ir
compensate for the stifling of individua
individualists who thus believe stand ft
which they are willing to measur'e agai:
iSystem for B
By Frances Me
+c.4..4.++gg Denver, the probatia
4 ' to its highest :point.
4 -v. ed a report sys;tem v.
U . ing track of the prog
++ Each boy broug
,4.,4...,..$ forth a nurmber of out
+s++++ he is re-uired io p
MM.+.~ morning a..e i
At these Gaiturday morning sessic:
to sit on the bench. He goe down er
.0A each one with the dee'pest perscg
c,,n-ratuiates the boys and tells the o
on the -cops' now, because he has cut<
ethr-r bzoy in the class." If the report i
ktindi questions until he gets at the cat
"The Children's Court in Amnerican (C
TO RE.MOVE PAINT FROMI STEPS.:
So c"t- 'when thie house is "ein~
donel up paint i spilt ov'er the steps
and it .is s1me1mes difficult to -'
rid (:i i n hs case. make a' strong'
ese Laborer 3
>e Comfort on Eigh:
icome of the Japanese workman is now
$8. And this is a high average. On
ie laboring class can keep a family of
and cleanliness and enjoy all the sim
the Japanese heart. These pleasures
sting and drinking to excess and going
mnt, but are the pleasures afforded by a
: love of nature in all her moods. "Flow
anese expression, and "flower gazing"
[ling to tramp any number of miles to
I by a luxuriant display of one of the
fill every month from the new year to
vhich .we would call picnics, the family
fish and smll pickled vegetables, and
ijoys at home. The Japanese laborer
ich month, and his hours are ordinarily
; hard as his brother in the West, he
ime, not by any means; but he does his
ule, and his pay has always been quite
ro rooms, spotlessly clean and simple to
omething like $1'a month, and, thanks
nows nearly nothing about the expense
chi is all he needs, and his cooking can
I one in a wee bit of an additional room
ight together cost him less than $1.25 a
Lnd light he finds necessary. He knows
iy. Rice costs him more than anything
igh of this commodity to keep his fam
ly is that his income is not sufficient to
iet that I-is more fortunate brothers en
les, too, each costing him a little less
is paid for he still has enough left for
hair-cutting and shaving, for the hair
nd for the daily hot bath in a neighbor
ry to the well being of every Japanese.
of all the maple sugar made in the
from Vermont. New York, Ohio, Mich
id New Hampshire, production being in
'or a century Vermont has held first
the present time from a quarter to a
ield. The making of maple sugar was
ie Indians in Vermont before the year
a the Indians that the early settlers
this delicious luxury. In 1S97 the Ver
took a careful and exhaustive -study of
h that was obscure. The work was car
>f years because of the fact that there
rear when the flow of sap is on.
pleted an exhaustive bulletin was pub
ig and important material, of direct pe
making of maple sugar.
ched to the trees, and to the roots as
:e of the sap flow at different times dur
tple enters through the roots-its only
the transpiration of the leaves. It was
verage maple sugar tree contain about
.t 6'f the leaves being about 71 percent
sr weight of the tree being 1200 pounds.
s' time lost nearly 590 pounds by trans
the night, which draws up sap into the
tg the day through the sap spouts into
ar. What causes this suction is appar
it thie station authorities show that the
ias an important bearing on it.
iety's Best Good.
~nnings Bryan. 4 m
infriendliness between the honest indi
est socialist; both seek that which they
society. The socialist, by pointing out
lualism, will assist in their correction.
ionopoly is putting upon individualism
, and it behooves the individualist to
getically to this problem in order that
mpetition may be restored to industry.
ediate action is made more imperative
I to supp~ort the monopoly, in the belief
emnment to take over an industry after
aen. The trust magnates and the social
an economic development, the former
Sin p~rivate hands, the latter expecting
its of monopoly by the government.
contends that the consolidation of indus
ge when competition is eliminated; and
advantage which could come from the
the hands of the government could
I initiative and independence. And the
yr a morality and for a system of ethics
st the ethics and morality of socialism.
oy Offenders ~
wie Bjorkm an.
> system has, perhaps, been developed
To the regular work of officers is add
hic even surpasses probation in keep
ress ,f the delinquent toward reform.
ht into court is given a card setting
'stions that bear upon his conduct. This
resent at court every other Saturday
s been filled Out and signed1 by his
is Judge Lindsey makes it a point not
ong the boys and examines the report
solicitude. If the report is good, he
.her fellows that "Billy's got the laugh
butr swipin things and is beating every
:bad, the judge follows up the boy with
tse and decides upon a remnedy-From
yLife, ir the Monthly Review of Re
A NEW USE FOR PAPER.
A new use for paper in which wo
men are likely to be interested has
ben dscovere~id in the adaptation of
:isse paper for rugs wdich are inl
t:yced especially for summer use an.!
look something~ like a fine grade of
mlatig. T-e patterns. however, are
moe int:'iate thaa uua: in matting.
The rus ich may ebent or fold
NWS IN S1ORI ORD[R
Epitome of Current Happenings of
Interest Briefly Told.
The Fourth of JuIy was generalli
observed in Manila.
An inspection of Chicago baker
ies showed many of them to be un
Dr. Harry Frieden;aid. of Balti
enore, was ie-elected prksident of the
American Federation df Zionists.
The Central Conference of Ameri
!an Rabbis received a number of comn
mittee reports and took action or
some of theii.
Aetion was taken to revoke the
:-harters of the French Liek Spring
Ilotel Company. of which Thomas
Ta-gart is president, and the Bader
springs Hotel Company. both al
French Lieb. Ind., it beii allegel
-ambling is allowed on the primises
Fears are entertained :'or the safe.
tv of the steamer America. whic
left Mediterranean ports with 15(
:)ersons on board bound for New
The Arlon Singing Society of Bal
imore took part in the prize singing
for the first class of organization a1
President Roosevelt disposed of :
lot of accumulated correspondence a
Sefretary Bonaparte has invite(
Ihipbuilders to debate their own an<
Ithers' bids for battleship construe
tion and the recommendations of the
Naval Construction Boari.
A night session of the RNussiar
Cabinet was held. but the nature o:
the (:scssion was not disclosed.
Two more Warsaw policemen weri
mnurdered by Russian teorists.
The French Chamber of Deputie:
ainulled the election of Count Bon
Natalian troops killed :.30 rebel Zu
Is yesterday. but have not yet ine
tlie m.ain force.
The Lafavette collection of relic
shown at the Chicago Exoosition wa
4o!l at auction in Londin for $27,
In an interview in London Hon
Wiliam J. Bryan said the list of can
didates should be open until the tim
comes to choose a candidate for th
Rev. J. W. Jenkins, D. D., superin
tendent of the Methodist Orphanage
at Raleizh, N. C., and a veterar
Methodist minister, died at his hom
in RMeigh on July Fourth of paraly
W. E. Henry, who has been for nin
vears librarian of the Indiana Stat
Library and made it one of the bes
of its kind in the country. is to be
come librarian of the University o
Washington at Seattle.
Prof. R. S. Tarr, of Co-nell U~nivex
sity, will conduet an expedition t
Alaska this summer with four assisi
ants and a number oIf packers. Thi
expedition will study the Malaspin
and Bering Glaciers and make a ri
connoissance survey of lhe bed roe
geoloy otf the reion0I between Yakt
tat and Cottroller Bays.
Dr. Cressv L. Wilbur. who has jaI
been appointed chinet statistician fc
vital statistics ini th Census Burea
at Washington hans acouirted an iti
national repu:tat ion as ani auithlor 0
mortal ity~ and mo rbidityv subjiects.
For its white popuuiIIn Sout
Africa is perhamips the grea test miarkt
in the world for musical inistrume:
It sp1ends for t hem $L1.00(.O0 az yea
half of wh ich is for pianos.
Germany has just revis~ed its rai
way tar it. which invoves a muh!ill
eat Ion of tiets, it is calcultd thr
a traveler with-~ a small family gain
from M ul house to Bale will hind bin
self futrnished withI sixty t ickei s.i
addi tioni to whi:b are those for ba;
The Socialists of G;eorgia, assen
bled in State convnio in afIter 'i
tendi ng ani unheeded in vi tat ion1 lol
inc. tom a uinion of inutercst s to t hm Poi
ulist State conveintion. r omniinted
full State t icket headed by. J. B. O~
borne, of A tlanta for Go':ernor.
English art illery volunteers ar
armedi with obsolete field pieces. bi'
have done their best tovwardl mak in
them formidable bypainting thbet
the new grenish-gray colo)r.
C (aptain Pepton Bibb commit te
suicide in N~ew YXork. HIe was a ii
tive of Montgomery and came froi
a distinguished family.
Dr. Albert Ernest .Jenks, recentl
chief of the ethnological survey
the Philippines. has beei. electedt
an assistant professor'ship in thle dIE
partmrenit of sociology in tie Uivers
v of Mlinnesota.
The second east ward t raiis-Atlanuti
race between the Hamheurg-Amier
enni line steamer D~entschhaind and th
French line steamer Laprovenio onde
this morning with a deccisive victor
in favor of the G er*mn boat.
Thie liaussia n( GovernmeniIt's Aer::
rian bill has been co mpldetedl.
There is gOod~ promIis of 0 sloe t ruti
bursting ini Wash ingtonIi. Step1s har~
been taken by l~catl aut horitiis te
wa rd an inIvest i'Zitati of thle busines
relatIions of lhe ice meii of the cit
Fatmilies are payiiin' about thle smin
price as thy did ten days ago bu:
the quantity of supplies is abont Ioml
TheC aredOIts of Oxflord Universit
for 1905L havye just been presen ted t
('Ioe'ion 11. and exhibit a Surlut
forY the fihrst tie for mianvyvears. A
he en'd oft 190'4 there was a defici
'f uarl 2.57U 1)ut this has been cot
vete .int a credlit hahm uee ofI iiem
Las Sanra mornuintheu
;cver:'r If ! io go to he 1ar ta\tI:
IS NOT A CANDIDATE
Mr. Hearst Not Seeking Place
on Democratic Ticket
HE PREFERS BRYAN OR BAILEY
Publisher-Congressman States in San
Francisco That He is Not a Can
didate for Next Democratic Presi
dential Nomination- Appreciates
Mr. Brayn's Inclusion of Him in
List of Eligibles and Would Let it
Stand, Bryan, Folk or Bailey,
Though Preferring to Substitute
Stevenson for Bailey-Praisas Mr.
San Francisco. Special.-Congress
man Hearst said: "I would like to
state very positively that I am not
a eandidate for the Democratie presi
dential nomination in 1908.
"Mr. Bryan said the other day in
London that there were others be
sides himself who had claims on the
nomination. through services reder
ed the Democratic party, and men
tioned pleasantly Messrs. Folk, Bail
ey and myself.
"While appreciating Mr. Bryan 's
compliments, I must decline to be
considered a candidate. Let the list
stand. if Mr. Bryan pleases, Bryan or
Folk or Bailey. For my part I would
substitute Stevenson for Bailey.
"Mr. Bryan's services to Demo
cracy are too well diagnosed to be
rehersed. He has led the party con
spieuously in two presidential cam
paigns and one senatorial campaign.
In the national house of Congress lie
has made issues himself and expound
ed them with brilliancy unapproach
Difiant Passenger Slain.
An unusual tragedy was
enacted on an exeursion
Sunday morning.in which aman nam
ed Ellison. form Autrvville. was shot
and instantly killed by a Mr. Bledsoe.
a citizen of Stedman. The train.
crowded with passengers. .was pass
ing between Roseboro and ANutryville
in Sampson county. Rising in a
crowded coach, and displaying a re
rolver in each hand. Elliston, who
was the worst for drink. announcced
that lie was going to kill everybody
in ihe car. "That'vo won't.''
claimed Bledsoe, who sprang to his
t feet. pistol in hand. and taking deli
- berate aim. fired. The bullet siruck
C Elliston in the forehead. killin" hinm
instantly.' At Autryville Bledsoe
- ave himself up to Sampson count y
Sauthorities. The -dead man still
-rasped his revolvers. each withI
Severy chamber loaded, and near him
Swas a jag of whiskey.
Arkansas Hits Oil Trust.
-Little Rock, Spee-a.-A tiornc'y
General Rogers and Prosecuting At
ed suit against the Waters .Pierce Oil
Company. alleating a conspiracy to
control the output andl prices oft oil
Sanld asking damages in the sum of
.$2.000.000. They also ask that the
Sonmplanyv forfeit its right to do busi
ness in Arkansas. The bill alleg.es
that the Waters-Pieree Oil (Comipanuy
is associated vwith thle Stan~da rd Oil
Company. Republican Oil Company
~Topeka. Kansas. Special .-Th omas
.Tohnson and .James Carson. I adian
aTerritory stockmen, wer killed in
the rear end collision of freight trains
at Maple Hill, Kansas.
-Both Shot by Injured Husband.
-New Orleans. Special.-Peter Man
alo shot his wife and Adam Roux be
eause lie found the latter in his house
Sunday morn ing at ani early honur.
Mrs. Manalo is probably fatally in
juired. hut Roux wvas only slightly
twounded. Mana ho. who is the keepu
er of a market. weint to work and the
shooti-ng occurred a fter his returin
-Bids for Building 20,000-Ton Battle
a Ship Asked.
Washington, Special. - Seretary
SBonaparte has issued a cirenlar iin
~vit ing ship designers and~ ship build
ing firms to submit planis for the 2t.
000-ton bat tieshiip a uthoriz~ed by 'on
gress. The naval bureaus have also
been inst ructed to prepare like planus
for coniparnison with tiIhose suubmiit ted
by the private bidders. The preloinn
nary plains are. to he submitte by l
November 1st. next.
Killed by Bolt During Storm.
tHartsell. Ala.. Speial.-Duing a
terrimec storm wvhich swept over the
lowver end of the country Sunday
a teacher. wa struck and another
son was badly injiured. Two mules
:lso were killed oni Nunn's place. Tel
eeraphiic and telephonic systems in
this part of the counitry have been
Holds up Fivc Coaches.
Arrested in Germany On Order
WAS PLANNING ROYAL MURDER
Seattle Brick Layer Against Whom
German 'Government Had Been
Warned and in Whose Home Police
Found Bomb Factory After His
Departure, is Arrested in Prussian
City, Where He Has Relatives
Baggage Not Yet Searched Because
Forwarded to Another Port of Ger
many-No Bombs Found on Him.
Altona, Prussia, By Cable.-It be
came known that August Rosenberg,
an alleged anarchist from Seattle,
Wash., was arrested here Tuesday Ju
ly 3, as he was leaving a train arriv
ing at Altona. Acting on information
received from the police of New York,
the authorities were watching for
Rosenberg. who has relatives living
here. Rosenberg, who was accompa
nied by his wife, came to Europe on
the Hambure-American Line steamer
Patricia, which left New Your June
and arrived at Hamburg June 29. The
prisoner affirms that he is an Ameri
can citizen. His baggage has been
forwarded to another port of Ger
many and has not yet been searched
by the police.
Independence Day Fatalities.
Chicago). Special.-The Tribune
publishes the ninth annual summary
of deaths an injuries caused through
out the United States by the celebra
tion of the Declaration of Independ
ence. The fiaures are as follows:
dead, 38. By fireworks, 9; cannon. 1;
firearms, 11; explosives, 7; toy pistols
4; runaways, 1; drowning, 5. The
injured are 2,789. By fireworks 3,
099; cannon, 261; firearms, 393; ex
plosives, 697; toy pistols. 304; runa
ways, 35. The fire loss is $66,.450.
In Chicago the dead are two, injured
157. Last year 42 persons were kill
ed outright but when lockjaw -nd
other diseases induced by the injuries
had completed their work over 400
-lives had been sacrificed. The num
ber of injured is in excess of last
year by 358.
Pavlinic Gets 18 Years.
Newport News, Special.-Juiian
Pavlinic was convicted of second-de
gree murder in the Elizabeth City
County Circuit Court and was given
18 years in the penitentiary. Sen
tence was suspended for four months
to allow an appeal to the Supreme
Court. Pavlinie shot his wife in their
home near the city limits about two
months ago. The woman had been an
inmate of the Williamsburg Asylum
and the man said she had extracted
from him a promise to kill her if she
showed signs of insanity again. she
perferrime~ death to reincareration
in the asylum.
Pay $1.250,000 For Alabama Coal
Mobile. Ala., Special.-The Gulf
Coal and Coke Company of Mobile
sold to J. P. Hanson. presider t of
the Georgia Central Railroad and his
associates seventeen thousand acres
of coal hands located in Walker and
Jefferson counties, this State. The
consideration is said to be $1.250.
000. Hanson 's associates are said to
be the Pratt Coal and Coke Comn
pany, of Birmingham, Ala.
Cases of Ice Men.
Toledo. 0., Special.-The circuit
court suspended the workhouse sen
tence of Miller, Watters and Bryan,
the ice men who have been in jail two
weeks, while lawyers were fighting
to get their cases in the circuit court
All convicted ice dealers have had
sentence suspended and are cut on
bond. The circuit court will not reach
the cases until fall.
Miss Douglass Won.
Wimbledon, Special.--Mary Sutton
of California. lost the tennis champi
onship of Great Britain which she
won last year, being defeated by Miss
Douglass two to nothing.
The Dreyfus Case.
Paris. By Cable.-Procurator Gen
eral Baudouin in the Supreme Court
concluded his argument in the Drey
fus case formally asking the court to
quash the verdict of the Rennes court
martial without a retrial. Maitre
Afornard .thie counsel for Dreyfus im
mtiiatelv began the closing address.
Mr. Tucke? to go to Nqorfolk.
Norfolk, Special-Harry St. George
Tucker, president of the Jamestown
Exposition, has leased the home of the
late Albert Grandy, newspaper pub
lisher, on Freemason street, and with
his family will come here to live about
October 15. The Lmome is one of the
handsonmest in the city and is one ot
the e'iv's most desirable sections. Mr.
Tucker is now in Lexin::ton visitin
his famil s. ile will deliver a speech
t (liftoni Forge.
Swindler Get'; Long Term.
Boston, Special-Ferdin and Borges
formerly of Indiana. and one of the
promoters of the Ubero Plantation
Company, was sentenced to serve
from 12 to 13 years in the State pris
on for lareeny and conspir'acy. Bocr
tess was convicted on 7:1 counts of
lareny andl one of' conspiralcy. He
was indieted with former C'ongress
man Owen. of Indiana, who has not
ELEVEN ARE KILLED
Lives Crushed Out By a Runa
TRACK STREWN WITH BLOOD
Miners Passing Along Track Between
Mining Towns Near Altoona, Pa.,
Are Run Down and Killed by Car
Started Down Steep Mountain
Grade-Wheels Covered With
Blood and Shreds of Clothing, Some
of the Bodies Lying Half a Mile
Apart and No Two in Any One
Altoona, Pa., Special.--Eleven men
who were returuing from Portage to
PuAtan, both mining towns, were kill
ed shortly before midnight on the
Martin branch, a spur running from
Portage to Puritan, a distance of four
miles, by a runaway car, which had
been started down the steep mountain
grade by some unknown person. The
miners had been to Portage and were
returning to their homes. When the
car was finally stopped near Portage
i- was seen -hat the wheels were cov
ered with blood and shreds of cloth
ing, and an investigation disclosed
the bodies of the men lying along the
track. Sonme of the bodies were half
a mile apart. Not more than two bod
ies were found in any one spot.
The railroad track is generally
traversed by people going from Port
age to Puritan. Cars never run over
the line v.fter nightfall.
For Bryan and Aycock.
Greensboro. N. C., Special.-Tbe
Democratic State convention, in ses
sion here, went on record with a res
olution virtually endorsing William
Jennings Bryan and former Gover
nor Charles B. Aycock as the nation
al ticket in 1908. Mr. Franklin Me
Neill was renominated for corpora
tion commissioner on the first ballot
and the consention ratifed the work
of the congressional and judicial con
ventions and adopted a platform re
affirming allegiance to the principles
of Demo-eracy. The proceedings were
Cholera at Manila.
Manila, By Cable.-Cholera of a
virulent type has broken out among
the natives of Manila and the sur
r1u] 1ning provinces. Four Americans
in Manila have been stricken to date,
and one American, Charles Sheephan,
has died. Twenty-one cases and 16
eaths are reported. The provinces
report 26 cases and 23 deaths. There
has been one death among the soldiers
at Fert McKinley. that of the cook,
ClniItian G. Dwight. of Company C,
Sixteenth Infantry. The disease is of
the most deadly type..
More Warsaw Police Killed.
Warsaw, Russian Poland, By Cable.
-The terrorists' determination to ex
terminate the police force shows no
signs of wavering. Two more police
senreants were adIded to the already
long death roll. Both men were shot
and killed ini the streets and in each
case the ass:sins esesiped. Another
policeman was killed this evening. A
patrol which hurried tto the scene
of the murder fired a volley, killing
a p- ser-by. Every policeman has
now been withdrawn from the streets.
Dr. Feist's Trial Continued.
Nashville, Special.-The trial of
Dr. J. Herman Feist, charged with
the murder of irs. Mlangrum, which
was to have been begtm in the crim
inal court here, has been continued.
Neither side is said to be ready to
go to trial.
Condition of Cotton.
Washington. Special.-The crop re
porting board of the Department of
Agriculture finds the average condi
tion of cotton June 25 was S3.S, com*
pared with 84.G May 25, 1906. June
25. 1905, SS. The corresponding date
1904 and the ten years average 84.1.
By States-Virginia 88; North Caro
lina, S0;. South Carolina 77: Geora
82; Florida 77; Mississi)ppi 88; Louis
iana S7: Texas S2; Arkansas S6; Ten
nessee 84; Missour-i 91; Oklahoma 9(
andl Indian Territory 84. The United
To Revoke Charter.
Paelia, Ind.. Special-- Attorney
General Miller. actingz under instr-ue
tions from Governor Hianly, filed an
action to revoke the charter of the
French Lick Sprines Hotel of which~
Thomas Taggart. late chairman of the
Democratic National Committee. is
president. It is chiarged that gamb.
ling is allowed on the property.
Yellow Fever Outbreak
New Orleans, Special.-Reports
that yellow fever has appeared in
Cuba were made public by the
Stae beard of- health. The reports
come0 from the Louisiana health in
spectors residents in Cuba. who say
cases of fever were reported June 17,
20. 26 andl 27. The yellow fever out
b-ak is reported at Nipe, on the
actheastern coast of (Cuba, where
sveral deaths are reported.
Topeka. Kan.. Special.-When the
Ponlist State Convention was call
ed to order the pr-incipal contest in
:ighnt was as to whether or not the
)artv should name a full ticket. At
he caucus of the leaders it was decid
ed to recommend that the convention
maeno endorsement of any other
ieet as a whole, it is believed the
covntion my endorse some of the
HEIR TO TH RONE
Great Popular Rejoi ng Over
Event in Berlin
PRINCESS-MOTHER DOING WELL
Crown Princess Frederick William
Safely Delivered of a Son and.
Heir to the Throne.
Berlin, By Cable.-Crown Prin
cess Frederick William was safely ac
couched of a son. The boy is well
formed and strong. The guns of a
battery of artillery bl:gan to fire slow
ly in the square opposite the palace
about noon and tens of thousands
within hearing of the salute s'asppea.
in the streets or paused in their work
counting the guns, for it had long
been announced that 72 shots would
be fired for a girl and 101 for a boy.
Seventy-one-seventy-two - seveinty
three, then the city knew that an heir
presumptive had been born. Au hour
later a half million copies of the offi
cial gazette containing the official
proclamation of the event were given
away. The Crown Princess and
Prince are in the best of condition.
Speak on July Fourth.
Oyster Bay, Special.-President
Roosevelt delivered a Fourth of July
oration to his townspeople in the nat
ural amphitheatre in a grove at Oys
ter Bay. Referring to the work of
this Congress in the direction of Fed
eral control over business, he said:
"We have accomplished a fair
amount because we have not tried
to do too much, and because we ap
proached it without rancor. "In this
task we have come in contact with
some people we did not like and in
protecting property we have been
forced to protect some of the prop
erty of the fellow we didn't want to.
When it comes to the control of cor
porations, the ones that need control
I will curb without regard to oth
$750,000 Lumber Mill Fire.
Beaumont, Tex.. Special.-The Sils
bee Mills of the Kirby Lumber Com
pany, together with the yards con
taining five million feet-of lumber and
numerous buildings, were destroyed
by fire. The tire originated from a
hot belt in the mill. The loss of lum
ber will reach half a million dollars,
while the loss on machinery will ex
ceed $200,000. The property is am
ply insured. The Kirby Company
has had three mills destroyed with
losses aggregating over $2,000,000
during the past year.
New York. Spe-;ial.-William Hoge,.
president of the Commercial Travel
ers' and Trust League has invited
Mr. Rooseveit em the recep
tion to be tendered Mr. Bry nii
his arrival from Europe early ia Sep
tember. Mr. Hoge explained in his
letter that the Commercial Travelers'
and Trust Leazue is not a Democrat
ic nor a partis.an organization in any
sense and that the organization re
gards Mr. Roosevelt as being as much
opposed to trusts as is Bryan.
First Bale of 1906 Cotton Crop.
New Orleans, Special.-The first
bale of cotton to be shipped from the
1906 crop in the United States is
reported on its way here from
Brownsville. Tesas. It was constgn
edL to the New Orleans Charity Hlos
Trial by Court Martial
Constadt, By Cable.-The Russian
trial by court martial of Veie Admi
ral Rojestvensky and his officers of'
the torpedo boat destroyer Bedovisi
for surrendering to the enemy after
the battle of the Sea of Japan,, be
gan. Several Japanese seamen and
two surgeons have been summoned as
witnesses. They are expected to fur
nish evidence regarding Rojestven-'
skv's condition at the time of the
surrender. The penalty of convic
tion is death.
Chicago Ordinance Limiting Number
Chicago. Special .-A n odrdinance..
limiting the number of saloons to one
for every 500 persons became a law
without Mayor Dunne's signature at.
the adjournment 'of the city couneH
By the terms of the measure no new
saloon license can be issued after Ja
lv .i1. The 'licenses which' are in
force on that date may be renewed
Seeks to Bnforce 2-Cent Mileage Law.
Richmond. TVa.. Special.--The attor
nev General of Virginia commenced
proceedings before the State corpo->
ration cmmission to enforce the
Churchman two-cent passenger m~Ie
age law by filing a petition and coiu
plaint on behalf of' the State against*
the Atlantic Coast Linr, allecing vio
lation of the law. The commission
made an order cit~ig the road ir,
question to apear and make answer to
the complaint on the 2Sth instant.
New Bern. Special.-A white man
by the name of Burgess who has been
in the employ cf one of the lumber
ills in this city~ fell on South Front/
street and fraetured his skull. dying
intehospital shortly afterwards.
ie had been o. a protracted spree
nd was drunk at the time the acei