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KVIIXI.VO IU'U.I2TtN JlOXOI.UI.f, T If. MONDAY, NOV. 48, 1910
NATIONAL IRRIGATION CONGRESS MOLDS EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL SESSION.
j. A. GiLMAiN;;
Shipping and Commission
Short Stories For Evening Hours!
AN AQUEOUS TRAGEDY ,'
(Uy liilkeley Cower )
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UgiiUluuil fait tluu tho eighteenth
natluiiul irrigation longress was held
l'i the illy mituej lor tlm tilLo of In
dlj'is that IliKt practiced the ancient
art of In l;utlm In this countiy iliu
1'ueblo tithe These Indians Inhabited
poitlons of Statim of. Ni w .Mexico anil
At 17U1I.I ai well as southern Colorado
Tlitlr descondunts nro still cultivat
ing the land and piactlclng Irrigation
when tliu Hpunlsli i.ini' to these parls
centuries igo. Trutos of the woik of
this tribo arKllll to be round 'ri the
Kt eat lotithwcst, and tho i urvel of
modern ongliiLoilng h the picilsloli
with which they construUeJ their
ditches and their wolks The nation-
(Continued froai Pace 1)
rpcak of rindltluni;..tliero than nl
nio.it anv enrrcpondent in tho world.
He raid Hits urirnlng that tho
llrltlrh )n tlirt Tar 13 wt weru opposed
to tho Anglo-.liip.itiehe ntllan e and
that It would not ho runewed if tho
picssmo tlio-e was strong enough to
block It. Tho ngreunient has four
j ears tt to run nnd cverj tiling will
ho done by tliu Ilrltlsli In tho Orient
to preent their government renew
ing the ugieenient on an tiling likn
Its piecent lines,
China Needs Time. :
"All China needs s' time, nnd vHli
no nuUldo Intcrruiiinro she cm build
Up the grcntott mitlon-lli tlio l3.iBt.
Japan lealles that when China gets
Into her stride that great empire
will l,tf40ie real nation of the. Ori
ent nnd j'-innii herself will h'o a' sec
ond. It Is mi tills arcciimt tliut
Japan Ij doing overj tiling possible
lo Mo k tho attempts of the United
Slates lo maintain the integrity of
the,, empire," said Mr. MiCnrd.
"China is rerunning her monltary
fiyetom to a gofd exchange basis, tho
R-imo as that In lapan and the 11(11 -
lpplnes, anil this will mem much
to tlm countrv. I
' "Aflor all. tho pilnclpal dllllculty
ViEWS AND INCIDENTS IN
27 -It was n 1H5l KjwT'
and (Miually Hi' ,.
Mhi.ro: iArr I
111 Inlgatlpp congress lias born n f.ie-
uir ior genu since us inception ni ino slogan oi mo congress best ex
Salt I.'ilUf X'lty In IS'Ji, nnd It Is nAl ' plains 'ts imposes -"To save thu for
too much to say that national policies, efts, stole the floods, reclaim tho des
havo been formulated in the result of crts and mako homes on tho land"
lnCliJria Js jn finanri.il ojio and If
th?,i::npirt' ism (hiinuw larga sujjjj
cf money at ordinary lntcs of Inter
est, nnd the t'nltcd States and (ior-
many (.ili'Kcep otlier nations from
partltlculiig up the couuti) then It
will nil come out light.
"I have written und talked thl.j
.subject yforV manvi en ry'-.Coiitlnusii
Mr Mlllaul. "ami l' helle'o 't'oHily
that the EknfUlun In Clilna.ls moro
acute than It bus liecn at any time In
the pait ten je.irs. China Is build
lug up an army, she has three largo
Fchcols for officers .but It takes tlmo
to train them, nnd then theio Is the
lack of money to do things nioro
ccj Inevitable Calsli.
"Cvouts mo so t-liaping theanoives
that within, probably, three jears
the clash between Japan and tho
United States limit come, nnd the at- j
:. Hindu. oD Japan Is growing morn
hoVtlle every day.
I'pcn tliu smf.i 0 everything
reemB smooth, but down deep theio
are currents at work which must
tend to an open rupture or tho stir-
face In the riear future.'
Mr. Millard-''! going to Now York
Tor a few uinntli?. lint nxnerts to
1 etui h. to Clili:i'',vlth;lu a hplt- je.ir
and flicuMio1 Intonil -tii stay tluro
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I Ilo bolloves almt 'China during thq
nrvt fw in.iru U ln"l,o Ihn vm lev I
ltlt() W,,., (i,0 hg evouts of blstoiy; lerelved postponement. All On com
wm j10 drawn and he will ho tliero lug H for reheailiig tomorrow, while
to eco It all. I"10 rharges against Wong Cluing
, m . mny be aired In court on Wednes-
ir.nVh Ilo lie tin l iter Tear. !''
CONNECTION WITH RECORD
Its Inlluence Members of cublnots
und congress and high department of
ficials have Item among Its leaders,
a t:il the annual gatherings liuc
brought together the largest bodies
of men of strong personality, power
of Initiative, high diameter and ac
knowledged nhlllty lor the consider
uiloii of (ine.UloiiH of vital Importance,
to the whole country. The work of
tho congress Is helpful, tho purpose
helng to assist tho K'Opto of thu en
tile country as well as those In this
hind of mugiilllcant distances und pos
sibilities and bring them together.
The sale of opium by parties not
autlilirl7cd b' daw to dispose of what
Is termed on tho existing Btnttites as
"u n.lionnus drug," teeelved a
i light check In the arrest made by
Chief of Deteitlves Arthur Me
Dihllo nnd his men l.i3t night.
Wong CI10113 and All On in tho
keepers of places In Chinatown dis
trict whero persons ijddlcted to
"hitting tho pipe" nro wont lo gath
er nnd commune by tliu aid of tho
The officers aie determined to put
n stop to the piomlsruous sale or
"plum at Bit li pl;i"es and a lnlt to
tlie estnlillfhineiils.. ciii(luclinl by the
Clilnon1 developed the Bale of two
"'"'1'1 nmnutiH cf the drug. Tho
Clilnero In cacli -iii-o had attempted
" societe tho dnpo within empty
m't sliclls. Suvcrul of these coulnln-
rs tilled with opium wore conns.
Marked coIiib wero omplojcd In Re
curing, evhleire ugnlust thp men.
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They wero ariulgned before Judgfl
t.ytllOr tills niOrlllllg. llllt tllO CQHOS
BREAKING FLIGHT OF WELLM
Wl.oft-I vvni feat an Invitation to
join a cbttntiy house part In the mosl
ellglblo part of Hurrey Lulng given
to uudeiHtliud that tho at. mictions
would Include a harvest home, golf,
toi'iilK, riverside raniplng-out, ul Ires
co midnight fcuppern uhd posslblo
moonlight rlddj the eonrso of duly
appeared obvious, und I packed Be
ual portmanteaux with llanuel and
duck suits, cuiiunei bunds, bitupm,
puggarees, und buckskin shoes. Vis
ions rose before me of wiivlng corn
fields, lasclnutlug girls lolling In
dreamy mtitudes In dancing gon
dolas, river banks III by Clilnise lan
terns, gambols amid the liny, hard
won triumphs on tho tennis courl,
roysteilng" oveiilngs iiiund tho llre
ulde, 11S I speed down tho line behind
1111 illu.Hrnted pnpor and n clg.uctle.
It was unfortunate that 11 shower
was In piogioss 111 the uum met 11:0
ut fie station, which developed Into
an Icy drizzle ns we diove along and
ended In 11 tliuiiderslorm nt tlm gate
lodge. I I111J forrouuu. to Include
mackintoshes, inulllers and sea boot.1
In my liigguac. and mv stylish new
suit -a "ciHatlon" when I lclt Ixiudon
clung o me like a bulbing drejs and
ruined ihe erTect of my ilppear.wc In
tho hall. IinKed, 1 destiojed loveral
valuable carpets in I EiiuvlulKil my
way upstairs und wrung myself out
In my bedroom.
Among the Ingredients of our party
wore, of course, (Icncrnl und Mrs.
Tomperton (our host nnd hostess),
tho lormcr n martinet with a llrey eyo
and n crimson complexion : ulso a
young Mr. Algernon lleaiicliamp, who,
us his name implies, had a cheerful
look, und n round, unthinking face:
tho usual wit or the party, tlm usual
sporting girl with largo muscles and
thick boots, and leveinl otlier -r.is-clnnllng
jomig persons of tho sanio
Wishing myself hastily down and
changing clothes, I descended to the
drawing rocini Hero tlii' Ceneml
nssiiicd mo that It was the most de
testnblp dflyjie'had ever seen In this Ji'dlons of so.neUiIng hot und b.Iiu
conrounded country, utmost, as It I , u"it'ii2' ...
had nriungol Uie weatber nt my per
sonal expenso, Algeruoli lleaiicliamp
modllkd this pissliulstlc uttltudo by
saying that they had only hud a wivk
of rain, iin'd a nis'l-ilro it would Ijn
conslderabl)-lighter In-a day or two.
Miss Kansliawtf, Ihe, must i.iseltiallng
of tho young l.jdlos pioent, felt cer
tain that wu should nil le ve to''y
111 the Iioulu together, und, I ' 1,
glanced approvingly nt me a . Aid
Tho Bteet lUlcd for a vvhllo as II
will, even In up English August. Ti e
goll links wef), Imiiosslble, but we
played tenuis. This was unlucky, for
I am 11 splendid golf player or should
be, with 11 llttlo moro practice
whereas I am n mute iu tennis, and,
Instead of coming out strong as a
lion of Hie party, as 1 had Intended,
I soon established my position as 11
general butt. Wo Hogged tho damp
sodden bulls about the oozing court.
I fell and destroyed a new suit of
llatiuels, springing my iaciuct badly;
but the laughter tit this amusing In
cident had barely subsided when a
hurricane came up from tho south
west und drove us In.
Moreover, dinner wns to have been
served at fresco, amid the weeping
willows and to thu accompaniment of
the Chinese lanterns Iierclnbeforo
specified, and us our hostess was ono
of those devoted housewives to whom
the displacement of saltcellar or the
mislaying of 11 enrroway bun Is n sort-
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mis dislocation of domestic routine,
tlio transfer of un cnllio dlniior from
the banks of tho river to tho dining
loom en bloc, was simply u cntns
tiopbc. And as tho dinner was neces
sarily 11 cotd ono, nnd several guests
wuio already wheezing badly, tho
night's lavolry fell Hat. Algernon
Ucnuchump stood n large part of the
AN AND BALLOON AMERICA.
evening staling wltli forced cheerful
i'hms out (ill to tho soaking lalvu,
whistling, sotlo voice, "Hocked fn the
Crndle or the Deep," which, owing; to
t!ie shileklng of tho wind nnd 'the
battering of the rain on.,tfic wtjulovv
paiiei:, sounded etinnguly lipproprl
nte. , '
Miss 1'anshawc and myself, howev
er, bad each discovered that the oth
er was hot fit thu moment engal-ed,
nnd so contrived lo cutortntn one 'mi
nt her successfully.
et this was tho broiling AugiLtt
holiday I had pictured lo myself.
The snow held off wondei fully nil
next morning, but no 0110 had tho
beait 'o bathe, except the General,
who did I', all the yenr round, iind
l.roku the len Willi n plckaxo In win
ter, when balked by thu flost "We
filled In tbu time with billiards, ping
pong, und even pictilio postcards.'
Ill the aflernoon Ihe fog blew nvv.iy
nnd, the sua becoming visible at
(Jreeuwlcli tor peroral minutes, It was
decided i makn a start ut tho liarVer.t
home for Heneral Tenipcrton's homo
was conducted on such cast-iron prin
ciples that theio would be u harvest
homo even If Icebergs were coming
down Ihe river and tho huylleld wai
iluder six leet of snow. Wo put. on
arctic costumes and sallied out to tho
hay, where In n very short time I
picked up Bevcrul imefiil hints as 10
which end of the hay-loik to use, nnd
wilder lo loss tho bav or dig up the
earth and plant It in the ground roots
I was disappointed In harvesting 1
hud Imagined It pastoral, picturesque,
libllle, especially In the direction of
lionie-brovved ale, cider, and afternoon
tea quaffed on a downy bed of golden
buy "Instead of which" wo hoisted
damp chunks of silage about the
Ktealiilnir Imvlleld. disturbing nests of
Itiril&t r!ifd linir.flrfiivniul iliirlnlnn fiml '
n largo selection of tho mure obnox
ious species of Hold vermin. The
cooling drinks wetu left cevuroly
alone; vre wanted hypodermic In-
1 1110 young tauies wero suoruy 111
that sweet frame ul mind caused by
the ruin of expensive I'crlstan gowns.
Mm cover, Gencial Tentperlon came
ilut suddenly In the light ol a business
man ot liicrfdlbe'-ji)c'un.nV!s,'sw6re nt
tho money loss' on his hay, compared
tho piollts with those of previous
vars bv a series of calculations by
double entry. Bhowlng a disastrous de
ficit on tliu ciedlt side for the present '
And I did not Improve his temper
by laming ono of Hie plough horses
for life, I believe by driving it on
lo tho knives of a machine-cutter.
I Wu wore Just starting tho harvest
rong in a plaintive wall when the
thundei storm . recommenced ut tho
point where It bud left off. Tho rlt
of our party proposed to get Into the
river to keep dry, but Instead wo ran
for n barn, nnd from hero wero trans-
1 ferred, under sacks und tarpaulins to
the house. Here wo chnnged again
we had done nothing but change since
we cnino und General Tcmpeiluu
drunk several gallons ot un unusually
fit ey brand us n preservative against
the microbe, which Bluntly after
wards caused him to lull asleep und
snore In n furious tone of voice. i
Tho paper begun to coma off tho
wall In the drawing room after din
ner, and the excitement of this drove
Mrs. Temporton to l.cr bedroom,
where the vu'er ruino In through
the root In tho middle of tho night
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; nnd tho household had to bo iiwak-
cued to pump It out,
It is 11 remarkable fact ami 0:10
derogatory to human nature that If
n dozen people are kept In ono house
for several days they will probably
discover one another to ho disreput
able, and end by refusing to bo 011
speaking terms. Wo had now reach
ed this stage With General Tomperton,
but tho rigors of un Imgllah summer
prevented It going uiiy further. Next
morning the barometrical forecast In
dicated a probable fortnight ot Inces
sant rain, and wo abandoned tho
tramp ucioss the heather, the punting
expedition nnd the gondola entertain
ment and evening concert on the lawn,
and Ibokid up tho next train back to
Miss Fiinslinwo nnd myself, In Bay
ing good-byo, mado tho preliminary
prepurutlous for becoming engaged
Tho sporting glr) dpclurod to iiti con
fidently (but It was, tlurottetieiit house
she bud ever been In, and Immediately
iiltn winds thanlceil Mfs, .'Teinperlon
for tho delightful tlmo ubo bad been
giving us. J1.
Wo lclt Hcaurhnmp on tlio trout
Ltup whistling naval aim or a mel
ancholy tendency to thu ilslng tem
pest. i .
Mexican Port Works at Salina Cruz.
Whllo lor some months thero has
been no activity In tho development
or tlio port workil nt Sulllia Cruz,
Consul I.owIb W. Haskell now miliar-
stands, on reliable- authority, that In
11 short tlmo tlio work will bo rorward. '
Additional docks with largo ware
houses adjacent will ho ronstiuctod
and tho flue, large diy dock mado'
avallablo by dredging out nnd tide
fpiato channel thereto,
Pnri'otfc fc Co..
BadgcrV FYro i!xtiuisiior Co.
Ylcuiimn Clock Co.
Ro'yiV.Staudard Ty'pevfV.it.obl :
Aachen & Munich Fire Jus. Co. ,A
FOKT STKF.ET. NK.AU MF.HCHAKT ' '"' ,
r.s rcoiI as was evev I'ir.Je en a farm boiler than the aver
are told here. '1'""' "
6K rdn THE AUS rRtIAN. - 'i
We have son:c. ftcs'i liill. Aik fuf it.
.SOLE, SALMON, 1'OM 03P. EOO.I COD, HADDOCK.
Extn Qualty. ' " "
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TAKE TIME TO
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AURslocK o WHQLESALE.CANRIES.cfrom
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everything. Special rales " for ' delivering
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