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offered his condolence to Japan
ese ambassador over Mikado's
Taft also received answer from
new emporor and empress of
Japan thanking him for sympath
London. Goodwood race
meeting, one of the biggest so
cial stunts of season, began today.
King George present- H. P.
Whitney's Bashti, American
horse, is favorite.
Tarrytown, N. J. John D.
Rockefeller learning that Catho
lic Foreign Missionary society
had obtained option on 3 pieces
of property adjoining his Pocan
tico Hills estate, went out, over
bid society and grabbed the land.
Port Arthur, Ont. Union man
killed. 4 policemen wounded and
others beaten and clubbed in riot
of striking dockworkers. Militia
arrived and stopped trouble.
Cleveland, O. 3 persons in
jured by explosion of magazine at
Austin Powder company plant,
near Newburg. Windows shat
tered at distance of 7 miles.
Catskill, N. Y. Authorities in
vestigating death of Dorcas
Snodgrass, Mt. Vernon girl, be
lieve that she may have com
Los Angeles. Clarence Dar
row resumed stand in own de
fense this afternoon.
Cheyenne, Wyo. J. Warder
Jenkins, who murdered his wife,
sentenced to hang. State will
seize his $20,000 es'tate to pay
costs of trial.
Phoenix, Ariz. Gov. Hunt,
Warden Sims and '21 "honor'
convicts are marching from peni
tentiary to prison camp, 150 miles
away, without guard as part of
Gov. Hunt's prison reform expeii
ment. Springfield, 111. Last Sunday
Rev: A. W. Williams preached on
"You Cannot Serve ' God and
Mammon." Today he quit his job
and sued church for $500 back
Washington. Refusal of Taft
to accept resignation of Judge
Hanford confirms rumor that
President intends making "hor
rible example" of Seattle jurist.
Tokio. New Emperor of Ja
pan will call extra session of par
liament and outline his plans for
continuing moderization of coun
try. Kansas City. State conven-
Banks Say, do you think you
own this house?
Tanks Not eggshackly, but I
got a lean on it. ,