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THE MINNEAPOLIS JOURJOIL.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
THE. AMALGAMATED IS UIiELY TO LOSE ITS GREAT BATTT.F
. SEEMS AT HAND
Large Number of Employes of a Pittsburg
Plant of the National Tube Company
Return to Work.
Peace Conference in Progress at the Office of
President Schwab of the United States
Pittsburg, Sept. 4.—The strike at the
Pennsylvania tube plant in this city is
practically broken. This morning 150 of
the strikers went to work in the plant and
Superintendent James McMutt says the
plant will be running full in a few days.
The rest of the strikers, about 600, will
meet this afternoon to decide whether
they will return to work or not. It is
thought they will decide to return. Every
thing is quiet about the plant. The men
are getting the plant into running order
and every person seems to think that the
Etrike at the plant is over.
End of Tube Strike Thin Week,
It was stated at McKeesport this morn
ing that It was believed the tube works
Etrike would be over before the end of the
■week, and that the full force of the tube
mill, 6.000 to 7,000, will be back at work
Monday morning, as there is a strong dis
position among the men to get back in the
WHAT WILL COME OF IT?
Peace Conference Held in Preitident
New York. Sept. 4. —A conference at
which conditions of peace in the great
steel strike are being discussed is in
progress at the office of the United States
Steel corporation. The participants In
clude President Charles If. Schwab of the
United States Steel corporation, Samuel
Gompers, president of the American Fed
eration of Labor, President Mitchell of
the Mine Workers, Secretary R. M. Easley
of the Civic Federation and Harry White,
secratarj of the Garment Workers' asso
ciation. The conference was arranged
this morning and was asked for by Samuel
Gompers and John Mitchell, who are be
lieved to be acting in behalf of President
Shaffer and the Amalgamated association.
They reached here early this morning and
were Joined by Messrs. Jenks, Easley and
White. When they entered the offices of
the United States Steel corporation they
were received br Mr. Schwab and shown
txi the consulting room. Veryl Preston
and some of the officials of the subsidiary
companies Joined the conference. None of
the Dartlclpants could be seen and the
basis of tlie discussion could not be
I \I)KU LAW'S PROTECTION
Deputy Sheriffs to Help a Tin Plate
Plant It«■ miime.
Pittsburg. Sept. 4.—Preparations have
been completed for the starting up of the
Demmler tin plate plant at MceKesport, j
and the resumption probably will take
place late this afternoon or to-night. The
start will be made with a full force of
deputy sheriffs on guard, the American
Tin Plate company having served notice
on Sheriff McKinley of this (Allegheny) i
county that violence was feared. The in
troduction of the strong arm of the law
into the steel strike will, it is believed,
undoubtedly bring about a crisis in the
situation. In some quarters it is thought
SYERDRUP FOUND BY PEARY
Event Said to Have Occurred on the West
Coast of Greenland—Faith That
Andree Still Lives.
Mew York Sun Spoclaf Sorv/ca
Gothenburg, Sept. 4.—News has been received here that Peary has found Sver
drup, the Swedish explorer, who left for the north pole three years ago on the
western coast of Greenland. It is believed that Sverdrup, who sailed in the Fram,
the ship that carried Nansen so far north, was unprepared to go around Greenland!
The report has caused a great deal of anxiety here among those who hoped that
Sverdrup would find Andree somewhere on the east coast of Greenland.
Andee's brother resides here, and he believes that hia brother is still alive, not
withstanding that it has been over four years since the explorer 1 sailed away in his
Tromsoe. Norway, Sept. 4.—The Russian ice breaker Ermak, has arrived here,
the voyage planned from Nova Zembla to the mounth of the Yenisei having been
abandoned owing to unbreakable ice barriers. The Ermak discovered on the south
east coast of Franz Josef Land several hitherto uncharted islands and mapped the
islands of Nova Zembla.
Wet Blanket for the Czar
Copenhagen, Sept. 4.—The remarkable coolness of the people in regard to the
czar's visit continues. This is declared to be undoubtedly due to the Finnish ques
tion, Finland being regarded as a part of greater Scandinavia and the Pan-Scandi
navian feeling being never more intense than at the present time. The very day
that the czar arrved n Danish waters a party of Finnish singers who had been en
ihu3iasncally received, departed. It is asserted that the emperor will not visit
Pcavcy Elevator Made Regular
Special to The Journal.
Chicago, Sept. 4.—The Peavey Grain company's elevator was made regular at the
meeting of the board of trade directors yesterday afternoon. The company agreed
to furnish a bond and agree with the conditions imposed by the directors. Several
minor difficulties had arisen between the directors and the officers of the company,
bat u» arrangement has been made and a settlement effected.
it may lead to an early settlement, and
in others to a conflict. The request for
protection was made by Superintendent
Lauck and Sheriff McKinley at once made
arrangements for dispatching a largo
number of deputies to the scene. This
will be done this afternoon. President
Shaffer will be on hand, or have a trusted
assistant at the plant to see that no vio
lence is done to strike-breakers and that
his men make no demonstration.
This morning 400 men went to work in
the National Tube works. There was a
crowd about the entrance to the plant,
but the strikers failed to make good their
threat to prevent the men returning, and
there was no demonstration. The men
who went back to-day ere threaders, ma
chinists, carpenters and molders. The
furnaces have not been put in operation,
but the machinery is running and the men
are finishing left-over stock for small,
short-time orders. The management said
the different departments will be started
as fast as the men report for work.
At noon it was stated that the Demmler
plant would be put in operation to-mor
row morning and that fully to-thirds of
the old men have signified their inten
tion of going back if protection <s given
them. There will be from fifty to seven
ty-five deputies on guard when resump
tion is made.
President Shaffer received a telegram
from President Gompers of the American
Federation of Labor denying the state
ments that a committee had been ap
pointed to investigate the charges made
by Former Vice President Hickey of Mil
waukee. The telegram says the report
was absolutely without foundation. There
was no meeting at Buffalo and he iGom
ptrs) was there to deliver a labor day
At Newcastle, Pa., notices were posted
to-day by John Relss, district manager J
of the National Steel company's plant at
that place, that the mill would resume
next week, and those desiring employment
should make application. The wages and
hours of work will be the same as given
the former employes, and any person ac
cepting a position will be retained, re
gardless of whatever settlement may be
made with the former employes of the
Workinarmen to Maintniu a Xevr
Chair in Chicago University.
Special to The Journal.
Chicago, Sept. 4.—Labor men are to es
tablish a professorship, at the University
of Chicago to teach ethics and moral phil
osophy. It Is claimed by those interested that
labor has as much right to teach scholar
ship as scholarship has to teach labor.
This professorship will not be in the pay
of the university but will be supported by
contributions large and smell from labor
men all over the country.
British I nlon.i to Appeal.
Swansea, Wales. Sept. 4.—The trades union
congress continued to debate to-day the Taff
Vale decision. #In voting on the recom
mendations of the parliamentary committee, j
the congress was unanimous In declaring that j
an appeal should be made to parliament to
alter the law, and that an authoritative de
cision should be sought as to whether peace
ful picketing was illegal.
WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 4, 1901.
A Whisper ot Shevlinin This
ILLINOIS FOR "TEDDY"
The Governor Makes Direct Over-
tures to Roosevelt.
MINN. TO HAVE A CANDIDATE
Lorimer, Roosevelt's Illinois Boom
er, Has Shevlln's Name at
From. The Journal Bureau. Soon* dS. Font
Washington, Sept. 4. —Former Congress
man William Lorimer of Chicago, one of
the republican bosses of Illinois, has per-
mitted it to become known during his
present stay In Washington that Govern
or Yates of Illinois is anxious to be nom
inated for vice president in 1904, ami to
that end, on the assumption that Roose
velt will capture the nomination for the
presidency, that Yates has made more or
less direct overtures to Roosevelt of a
combination Tor the capture of Illinois
and other western delegations. Roose
velt, it is said, diplomatically declined to
enter into any agreement with Yates, but
listened to his story.
Should Roosevelt be nominated for the
presidency his running mate would prob
ably come from some western state which
announced itself early in the contest. ll
linois is likely to be such a state. Lori-',
mer was greatly interested in Roosevelt's
trip to the twin cities this week. He
thinks Minnesota is. as solidly for him as
Illinois and will in time "produce a candi
date for the vice presidency. At present
he does not know who the candidate will
be, but has Tom Shevlin on his , tongue's
end, because of Shevlin's prominence as a
Roosevelt boomer. . v
—W. W. : Jermane.
AFLAME FOR "TEDDY" j ],
All Illinois Republican Factions Are
United. Upon Him.
New York San Special Servie* , ;
Washington, Sept. 4.—Ex-Representative
William Lorimer of Chicago has arrived in
Washington. He brings astonishing news
regarding the political effect of Vice
President Roosevelt's recent vlst to Illi
nois. ' He says that Colonel Roosevelt . has
received such assurances from republican
leaders of all factions that vthere can be
no doubt that the delegation to the repub
lican national convention of, 1904 will be
a unit for his nomination for president.
Said Mr. Lorimer: \
I have never seen a . larger outpouring of
republicans than occurred at Springfield upon
the occasion of , Colonel Roosevelt s visit to
that city as the guest of Governor Yates, and
I never saw greater anxiety than was ex
hibited by those who were there to reach the
vice president and assure him of their sup
port. It was not so much a matter of political
expediency or of a desire to get j into the
band wagon as it was a spontaneous outburst
of sentiment in | bis favor. , It had | been, np- •
parent lor a long time that Colonel Roosevelt
was popular v ith the | republicans lof Illinois,
but I doubt if any one understood the depth
of the sentiment in his favor until be visited
Springfield. For my own part. I have not the
slightest : doubt that , the ;, delegation .y from ;
Illinois to the next republican national con- i
vention will be a unit for Colonel Roosevelt.
Neither - have I;■ any i doubt h that others :'of
the: great | northwestern states will also [itlect
I delegations:that,will■ vote for him in 4 : the con -
I vention. :. .¥»; i'< a*** ffMtly a popular idol ,
with:; the people to-day than any- other man
in public . life. • . V -^- -
HIS MINNESOTA SPEECH "
German Newspapers Promptly Pro
ceed to Hare Spasms.
Berlin, Sept. 4.—Several papers comment
upon Vice ' President *: Roosevelt's speech
at the Minnesota state fair regarding the
part the United States should play among
the great nations. : Says , the Vossische
Zeitung: . ■.'.■■-; ~:[„..'-'■ .'.- ""- ."■}, ;
One sees how leading American politicians
demand an extension jof ■ the | sphere of • power
of the United States. r One sees this. purpose
more sharply! emphasized lin the opposition
offered to European ..influences. One sees,
also, how the United States claim domiciliary
rights in the internal and external • affairs of
all American countries. If people outside of
the United States are really in error regard-
Ing the intent of the United States, the
Americans j themselves; are| to : blame. Mr.
Roosevelt spoke ruite in the ■well-known tone.
The utterances of the vice president re
ferred to are interpreted by. the Vossische.
Zeitung to mean that the United States
must use their forces against any Ameri
can country designing to attack,. and that
the Washington government must then
again mix itself in * matters which, j ac
cording .to international :-;: law, it really
should have nothing to do. The Berliner
Tageblatt says: , ' V;
The speech of the American-vice presi
dent is .a; reassertio of ' the > Monroe doctrino
in the Jingo sense and shows how widespread
in the United States is the chimera of Euro
pean powers seeking territorial expansion; in
the western hemisphere. . / ;
The Lokal Anzeiger says: V ; .
Mr. Roosevelt claims for the United -States
GERMANY "SEEING THINGS" AGAIN.
the roue- of arbitrator and dictator of ', all
America, where as no European power shows
the slightest disposition to interfere.
. . "PIATG". FOR: ODELL "
Secretary Root's Brother Prophesies
ns to the Empire State. : ' •
Saw York Sun Special Srrvic*
Carrollton, Mo., Sept. 4. —Dr. Oren Root
of Clinton, X. V., a brother of Secretary
of War Elihu Root, is a visitor here. Dr.
Root has lately been all over the west and
in many pieces noticed the western senti- j
ment that is being awakened for Roose
velt. In regard to this he said: . 7,1"" f
: New York will not present Roosevelt's
name, but will, on the" other hand, be for B.
B. Odell, the present governor of the state.
He claims that Roosevelt is out of touch
with the New York machine and that he
-18 entirely too erratic for the leaders to
trust him. He. aeserts that -Platt burled
Roosevelt in the vice presidential chair in
order to; eliminate him from New York
end national politics. He declared the !
men who control New York I are for Ben
jamin B. Odell. He said: - -
He has made a most excellent governor,
surprising not only his friends but his
enemies. He acts on all public questions as
he thinks best and will turn down a friend
as quickly as those opposed to him. He has
proved that he is not owned by the machine,
but rather owns the machine.
Prom what Dr. Root said there is no
doubt in his mind that New York will
present to the next national republican
convention Odell's name as its choice for
the nomination for president. He does
not think Senator Hanna will try for the
"TEDDY" IN CHICAGO
Relnctantly Declines to Address the
Chicago, Sept. 4.—Vice President Roose
velt passed through Chicago this morn
ing on his way east, leaving at 8:30 over
the Lake Shore road. A committee from
the Marquette Club headed by President
William L. Bush met the vice president
at the Union station upon his arrival
from Minneapolis and tendered him an
invitation to address the club on Chi
cago Day, Oct. 9. The Invitation was de
clined, however, on the ground of press
of other engagements. Said Colonel
It would give me genuine pleasure to ad
dress the Marquette club, but I positively
cannot do it this fall. It would not be
square to the others whose invitations I have
declined, I have hail over thirty requests
to speak in Chicago, and I could not possibly
accept your invitation and make an address
to which it would be worth your time to
Colonel Roosevelt said he had received
2,000 invitations to speak since Jan. 1,
You see I am obliged to apportion my
speeches so as not to cause too much offense
to any one section.
Sioux City, lowa, Sept. 4—Rev. Robert Bag
nell : of I the First Methodist', Episcopal , church
ha< ; accepted a call ,th© pastorate; of Metro-.
»oXltaiiiJC«nj>te, N#w Y#"N ':' ' i ■'- >" ■ ,
Senator Controls Republicans
of That Section.
IS HE AN ASPIRANT?
Up to Now He Has Enacted the Role
HE MAY HELP ROOSEVELT OUT
True Significance of All the South
ern Ontburats for Mr.
Front The Journal Bureau. Koom S3, Pott
Washington, Sept. 4.—Although the re
publican national convention is still three
years distant one of the most important
strokes for securing its control has al
ready been accomplished. The southern
delegates will, unless the present plans
greatly miscarry, be responsive to the nod
of Marcus A. Hanna and the group of
Republican inner managers of which he
is the head.
This information comes from excellent
sources. Of late several occurrences in
southern politics bearing upon this fact
have been misunderstood. A speaker In
the Virginia republican state convention,
for example, proposed Mr. Hanna for the
presidency, and the applause which fol
lowed was significantly prolonged. From
Alabama inklings of a like feeling have
recently come to light. Now, this has
been construed as indicative of a desire on
Mr. Hanna's part to be a presidential can
didate, and that his friends were setting
up pins accordingly. Such an inference is
not warranted. Mr. Hanna has not yet
come to regard himself seriously as a
presidential candidate, but he does de
sire to control the next republican con
vention, and he has found so easy a way
of doing it that to lay down the sceptre
of power already in his grasp would in
deed be an extraordinary sacrifice.
Mr. Hanna has never "let go" of the
organization which he built up in the
south for the convention of 1896. His
lieutenants have told the colored brethren
who principally composed it to keep their
ranks intact, to make as few changes as
possible, and whenever, from death or
other cause, the admission of a new man
into their charmed circle is necessary, to
see to it, that the new-comer will adhere
to the old understanding. These men are
told not to worry about the new presi
dential candidate, that before the time
comes, Mr. Hanna will communicate to
them his wishes; they in the meantime
retain control of the local organization,
and wait developments. This is all that
the southern outbursts for Hanna for
president have meant; they have been a
public recognition of allegiance to him in
any form that he may desire it. While
waiting for concrete application, the
southern organization men cheer for him
much as they would for the abstract idea
of justice or patriotism, or for an em
blematic figure on a monument. But these
cheers will be commutable into direct
votes for whoever he decides upon for the
The southern delegates compose fully
one-fourth of a national convention, but
they give a strategic strength far greater.
The control, in one man's hand, of a
block of state conventions which can be
sprung from time to time in such a way
as most effectively to influence the coun
try, is of the utmost value.
The country has not ■ forgotten Mr.
Orosvenor'a series of predictions in 1896,
which did so much to -strengthen-, the
hearts of the ; McKinleyites i everywhere.
The totals were Vso gratifying I) that few
readers went into an j analysis of ; them to
.Continued ok 'Second, Pace. , ■-
16 PAGES-FIVE O'CLOCK.
GO FAIR RECORDS
First Three Days of the Fair Give
Total of at Least 90,000 Paid
State and Territorial Pioneers Turn
Out in Large Numbers for
Their Special Day.
Smash, smash went records again at the
state fair to-day.
The management shortly afternoon were
estimating the day's attendance at 35,000
which added to the attendance of yester
day and the day before makes in round
numbers 90,000. Last year the total for
the first three days, when every individual
sightseer had been counted, was only
59,249, and that was thought to be large.
The grand total of last year's attendance
was 118,438, which figure with good weath
er ought to be left far behind to-morrow,
with two days to spare in which to es
tablish a new record.
This is State and Territorial Pioneers'
Day. Wednesday of last year wa3 St. Paul
day. That day the figure was 33,435, which
will be below the figure of to-day, when
the turnstile totals are added.
The crowds began to arrive early. The
9 o'clock cars were jammed to the steps
and at 10 o'clock it was necessary to re
inforce the crews at the gates. As usual
the Minneapolis gate was. getting the big
gest share of the work.
The railroads took large numbers to the
ground. It is estimated that 5,000 were
brought in from points north, northwest
and west of Minneapolis.
The gand stand was packed to the limit
: again to-day. It was estimated that the
total admitted were about 7,000, while
2,000 that wanted to get inside were re
f To-morrow is Livestock and Dairy Day
and ought to be a big one, as the.two
interests are among the greatest of the.
state. The one-mile running race will add
greatly to the interest in the racing pro
Before 10 o'clock this morning it was
evident that it was to be one of the big
days of the fair. The crowd appeared to
get an earlier start than on either of the
preceding days. By noon the number of
admissions was far in advance of that of
noon yesterday. The fair management
believes that the arrangement of special
days this year tends to keep up the in
terest in the fair all through the week and
more evenly distribute the crowds. The
attendance from points outside of the
twin cities will undoubtedly be larger to
day, Thursday and Friday than it was yes
terday and the day before.
Pioneers Oat in Force.
The state and territorial pioneers had
their innings to-day and the "old-timers"
were out in force. The log cabin, the
fair-ground home of the pioneers, was
packed from an early hour until late in
the day. Every section of the central
and southern part of the state was well
represented. The officers of the Pioneer's
association estimate to-day's meeting to
be one of the largest ever held, in spite of
the fact that many ol the pioneers are
reaching an age where it is difficult for
them to attend such gatherings.
Throughout the morning the pioneers re
newed old acquaintances and exchanged
reminiscences. They voted the present fair
a wonder and termed it the greatest agri
cultural exhibition ever given in the west.
Edwin Clarke of Minneapolis, member of
the executive committee, was In charge
of the arrangements for the day. Among
the interesting relicg exhibited by him
was a ticket of admission to the first
agricultural fair ever held in the territory
in 1855, in the days when Hennepin county
always had the biggest farmers and the
biggest cabbage. The ticket reads:
: Territorial and Hennepin Co. :
: AGRICULTURAL PAIR. :
: ADMIT BEARER. - •
: J. H. Canney, Secy. :
Two meetings in -which the pioneers
were interested were held during the day.
One was an informal meeting of the Pio
neer's association held in the institute
hall at 2 o'clock. Ex-governor John S.
Pillsbury. president of the association,
presided. Several short addresses were
made and interesting reminiscences re
lated. Th«re are 1,800 members in the
The \nrthrop Guards.
There was also a meeting during the
day of the old Anson Northrop guards,
one of the volunteer companies called
into the service of the territory when the
I EVENTS OF THURSDAY AT THE FAIR I
I Live Stock and Dairy Day I
¥ ' ..'.,.' ..-. :'&
<£> Morning—lo a. m.—Auction sale of Hereford cattle. ''■'."." -.- .'^
<«> Afternoon—Aerialistic exhibition by the Bickett family. Balloon ascension. <$>
<§> Band concert. Lionel Legare, spiral globe exhibition. Changes rin Tol- '<$•
<$> bert running combination. Running race, flve-eighths-mile heats, $200 <$»
<§> . purse. One-mile dash; purse, : $200. 2:24 class trotting; purse, $1,000; four- .<&
<$> teen entries. 2:30 class pacing; purse, $1,000; fifteen entries. . <$»
<S> Evening—Three • races ;by the : Tolbert running combination. ; Band \ concert. •* <$»
<$> Running race, one-half-mile heats. Running race," one-mile dash. Pain's <$»
■■•> "Last Days of Pompeii." HJBHJB! <$»
<» '/,-■■-• - :*; '■■:;•;•- -■._^_____l__.. - .<*
<$> * ■ IN MINNEAPOLIS -' ; <*
<$> 2:15 and 8:15 p.m.— Rossa concerts at the Exposition. ■-. ,V.\y -^
| ♦ 8:15 •p. I m.—Haverly's Minstrels at the Metropolitan; ; Mathews ft Bulger «t • ♦
<i> the Bijou. ♦
Indians were inclined to make trouble.
Fort Ridgley was in danger and Governor j
Ramsey called for volunteers to go to iti \
relief. The Anson Northrop guards were i
ready before evening and made a night j
march that brought them fame. A. Barn- '
ard of Minneapolis, is secretary of this
association which originally numbered \
ninety-eight. The representation thisi
morning was small, but the old vets made
up for it in the interest they aroused'
by their tales of the early days. Ex-Gov-«
ernor Ramsey was present.
The Women's Part.
The Minnesota Territorial Pioneer**
Woman's club contributed to the succese'
of the day. The club has a total member
ship of about 300, and judging by the war
they flocked into the log cabin early ia
the day, most of them were present. Mrs.
H. E. Hazzard of St. Paul is president.
Mrs. Harriet E. Reeves of Minneapolis,
secretary, and Miss Carrie Stratton of:
Minneapolis, treasurer. During the en
tire week they have carried out the ar
rangements for the aocoal enjoyment of
their members perfectly. On Monday
Mrs. Hazzard, Mrs. Hill and Miss Strat
ton of Minneapolis were the hostesses.
Tuesday the entertainment of guests was
in charge of Mrs. Hill, Mrs. North of St.
Paul and Mrs. Wurts of St. Paul. To-day
the hostesses were Mrs. Harriet B.
Reeves, Miss Stratton, and Miss Jennie
Foster of Minneapolis, and Mrs. Allen of
Mrs. S. A. Adams of St. Paul, who came
to Minnesota in the early forties, was
one of the visitors. Mrs. Hazzard, of the
Woman's club, has been here since '48.
The ladies had prepared the home of the
pioneers of the day by decorations of flow
ers and flags. Mrs. Hazzard pointed out
the new curtains and an old-time "Old
Glory" as features to be remembered.
Relics Were Plenty.
This has been a great day for the reli*
enthusiast. The old-timers brought man/
interesting mementoes of early days with
them. There was a belt and pipe which
Hole-in-the-Day, the famous Chippewa
chief, had presented to one of the pioneer*.
The first cradle in St. Paul, called the
Larpeuteur cradle, made its regular an
nual appearance along with the Godfrer
cradle, first rocked at St. Anthony withla
sound of the falls. Edwin Clarke exhib
ited a chain brought in by one of the ■,
pioneers from Little Falls. This did dutjfct
during one of the first lynchings in Min
nesota. Three Indians who had com-^j
mitted murder were strung up in '57 bj*;
a party, at the head of which was Ansoa;
Northrop. The chain was buried with thej
reds and recovered only last year. This!
is its first appearance in public as a his-}
Former Governor J. S. Pillsbury Is on«
of the pioneers who is enthusiastic ovePJ
the future of the Minnesota fair. He be-,
lieves the state is in shape now to build
itself into one of the greatest expositions
en the continent.
AT THE RACE COURSE
The Blk Grand Stand Again Crowded
to the Limit.
The grand stand was packed again this
afternoon with an enthusiastic crowd, to
which Minneapolis contributed the major
portion. The racing program was good.
The matched roadster team exhibition on
the half-mile track was a warm competl-.
tlon. The Judging of harness horses on
the half-mile track followed.
The crowd was much interested In tha
half-mile running race, as fair crowds
always are. The 2:22 pace and the 3:36
trot each brought out a good field of
starters. It was another perfect day for
the balloon ascension and the crowd gave
plenty of testimony to the fact that it wai
pleased with the afternoon's fun.
The evening crowds are the largest la
the history of the fair. To-night tha
regular specialties will be given Including
the running races, which have proved very
popular. There will be changes in tha
Tolbert running combination, which Is gir«
ing some first-class exhibitions.
WHERE HAY IS KIXG
Altkln County's Exhibit of Grans**-.
Other Conntr Uliplayi. ' ,
Professor James Atkinson of the low*
agricultural ' college at Ames, lowa, ha*
begun his annual task of judging th<*
county exhibits. The latter. have : never
been so satisfactorily- situated and th«
managers of the county booths. are more
than pleased with the conveniences , an.l .
arrangements of the new agricultural
There are eleven counties entered for «
share of the $1,200 hung up :In prizes.
One of these is Aitkln county, which won .