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THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY
TwImESl Mean the Last Week of MidSummer Cleanup
Hi II MflTHQ PUP
!. H ..K!!U!1 UHMi
to Be the Banner Week of the Season.
niul Dangerous Tiip I- liein
Af( oiiij Iii-hml by An
The Prices Made Are Intended to Produce That Happy Result.
1 rw A i
OTHER ATTEMPTS HAVE FAILED
"WoihIpi fnl 1-V.ii- of Mountain
('linil)iii Ai'i'oinphi-lie.i 1
K. Tom l-YUh of
RKPuni.:c srnci u
Cleveland, O. 'uly S-Tno automo'illi.sts
are iion attempting the fe s-o ortcn at
tempted, but neve.-before accomplished the
ru-slng of the continent In a motor car.
Tho men who are Joins till, arc E Tom
retell ct Warren. O. and Doctor II Nelson
Jacl.-on of Hurlinston. Vt
li.li 1" Mill In Color-do. but .is he vtirt
cil a ions tln.c .iftcr the doctor and by a
far ffimp difficult route t'-e reco-d ho is
in iking 't considered most remarkable by
!" tell expect"; to reach Ner lorl: Cltv
e.-rly In Si:tti"ber H will rass through
Cleveland on Ills trip KaM
Two cirs ago Uex.s'id- r '.Virton. nccim
p.mieil b Char1""! 13. Shanks, started upon
the trip, but soon came to gr.cf in the
luieksands of the Nevada Desert Several
other expeditions inre then have made the
attempt but failed
Doctor Jii"V--on left san rranclrco on the
morning of M i 23 The trip to Sicramenln
U"! ruicle -ih"Ut p-irtioul ir incident Doc
tor Jcek-on elccidcd to go northward first.
tht.r nvouur? some of tiie desert and the
rouh traveling threuch Ncv ida. I't.ui and
Colorado, and at the same time being able
to --co the imtmiflccnt scenerv of the norm
country lYom Sacramento tin- route was
directly north into Oregon, through the
Great Desert The second daj out the
camping outfit vns lost, and thereafter the
travelers subsisted on cold lunches, or
fonictimri on tiie memories of lunches they
bad the day before At one time they were
thirtv-slx. hours v Ithout food.
FARMERS LEND ASSISTANCE
Tiie Oregon Short Une Railroad was
reached at Ontario. Idaho, and then the
route was northeast to Mackfoot. and from
thcro to 1'ocatcllo. From this place they
followed the line of railroad to Granger.
There were no serious difficulties encoun
tered except sand and rocks, and these the
ngino pulkd them throuch and over At
Granger It was fourd necessary to so about
plxtj miles north and over the foothills to
Cli2.vci.np btcausj of the heavy rains. From
t heyenne t.ie 1'i.ion racific Railroad was
followed to Omaha. This part of the trip
was the hirdest traveling because of the
rainn and washouts.
rTiVren ".rst K0011 -rfneIil: aer leaving
California ws re.iclird when the tourists
struck the old military road in the west-
SSrI,,;rt ..or X1"- From Omaha to
Chicago the route was along the Chicago
and Northwestern Railroad. The route
JonKe" th doct0r 'na'' about 4-M miles
Three times the doctor was obliged to
call upon farmers with horses to pull the
fufflclent: othcse ' motor proved
Tim.10-? dnot lea" s?" Francisco until
rn?,i?i Tc:ar " throush Ilenecia.
Cordelia. Su!on. Falrneld. Vncavllle
h.frVun.cl1 ,wn"" taken. Dixon. Daviville'
Hm? f00,,1ind'K0lnR. ln a!1- fort -six miles
out of tho planned route. From Sarra
"Ifto 1-etch sorted across the Sierras.
Ulfncult road than the one followed by
Jackson. In writing home of his trip oxer
the Sierras bv a path neer before cov
ered by an auto. Fetch savs:
From the Fummit a "serpentine ro-id
leads down the xery precipitous east side
of the Sierras to tiie lake villey or Lake
iHil" nm11.'-, dndlng SOS feet In two
tnlles Ofncial d-ta from the Immediate
aiclnlty would teml to Increase this fig
ure somewhat. The footing or. this sei
Jietillne road seemed good, so it wis de
cided a make a drop, record If possible.
The ear started from the summit a 10 35
clock baromete 23 C3 imhes. and
reached the bottom at 10 44.3U o'clock:
udometer 324H barometer 23 S. The brake
blnled when !-;at upon
DltOVE ACTIOSS LAKE VALLEY.
"The ronil is so tortuous that It may be
teen paralleling itself four times from one
point at the su-nmlt. The drhe across the
sandy lake alley to Mejjsr's Station, and
further to LakCslde Hotel, located astride
of the Nevada boundary (until a recent
resurvev dcnroW this peculiaritx) was
imeventful. The snow, of which, but little
was seen along the road, and none within
easy icach covered the northwct expos
ure of the ad'acent mountains, especially
SJ o5i2unt TnlIac. .0 feet. After dinner
V ., "' :il,1 row c-mc by far the
most difficult climb or the dav although
local information had not premrert tli
party for expecting ant thing so difficult as
the performance already accomplished
A hill one mile long, of 10 to 12 per cent,
ror-ah with loose stones and bowlders pro
jecting In the track ltd upward to the Ne
xada side of Lake Tahee from C.230 eleva
tion to 1,300 again, the Nevada summit be
ing of the same height as that in Ciliforfria.
1,V1!flpPriture was K decrees rahrenheit
nnu little air was stirring. Frcm 2 20 o'cl ok
to 3M we climbed the one-mile grade in
ferred to mid another but little belter, in
all over 1.00 fet In one hour and ten mln
uts, practically al' on the low gear. Aitf
. yw a sunrl"e followed The nature of
the desc-nt to Canui V.fllev Ind been reo
reenttd as gradual and eaW Neither op
erator or observer krtvv that there was a
question of mi almost sheer dron of "400
feet ill a distance which would project on a
r.orlscnt.il plane not more than two miles,
probably less, but o twisted around on the
mountain sijc as to measure six miles in
road length, and pitched in many placer as
steep as 17 per cent, according to the grad
ometcr The start down had been made at
:I J1'0,100. n"d when the lmttom was
reached at 4-47 o'clock it seemed to have
taken mnrc then nn hour so crowded with
Imprrssio.is. not all ir them comfortable,
but none commonplace, hnd been the ble'
thiitv -seven minutes nctuallv e'apsed. of
which nearly ten minutes hail been ued in
i ooling the brakes. The baromctpr had
risen from 23 3 to 23 C2 Inches."
BREAKS SILHOUETTE RECORDS.
Illinois Perpeant Semis :5o Out or
40 Dulleth Through Mal;.
Springfield, III. July 2.) -Oscar .M. J'etei
Fon. Ordnance Sergeant of the Second Jn
lantry. I N G.. broke all silhouette records
on the riile range at Camp Lincoln jester
daj.when he tent thirty-five out of forty
bulltts through one of the figures in what
Is. known as a "U fklrml'h "
Peterson has quaillled to shcot in the
Mato team, which will compete this fall
against the team of the National Guard of
Minnesota. Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Tho "11 skirmish"' drill N the most d'lK
cult tas'v in the range work. Shooters be
gin at the 0-jard point and fire In rebus
until the 2u0-.vaid maik is reached, when
tl cy return to the slurring, point, the sights
1 eing adjusttd en the run between firing
Carpet and Rug Department
Third Floor, New Building.
In this department you will find all the requirements
for floor coverings.
In Rtis from the small door size up to the large car
pet rugs, in Tapestry, Body Brussels, Velvets, Axminster
In carpets we handle all the leading makes, and you
will always find the latest designs and colorings from the
leading mills of the country.
When looking for carpets or rugs we would appreciate
a visit to this department. ,
Vmlnr I'orcli Shades give
P-rfttt protection from the
sun. jet afford a free cir
culate n cf air The weather
will not affe-t these shades.
Made in All Colors,
Thl i is the best Torch Sh id
made and we recommend it
W. D D. G. Co
Muslin Underwear Department.
Second Floor, Annex.
$1.00 Each Infants' Reefer, aces 1, 2 and 3 years, made of -white
pique, round cape, collar trimmed with insertions
of embroider j and deep ruffle each
Ladies' Colored Petticoats.
7oc Ladies' Petticoats, made of fancy strip: percale, umbrella
shape, deep flounce, finished with three small '""7 f"
- ruffles, usual price SI. 25 Monday JL
98: Ladies' Petticoats, made of striped seersucker ginzham, um
brella shape, knee flounce, trimmed with three QQ"
ruffles each UL
en's, Boys' and Children's Clothing
Discount from the regular prices
in thsss departments.
' V 1
, Second Floor,
Your choice of our entire line of high-grade form-fitting garments. Every suit
strictly new ami up lo date. Xot a paiment in the stock that has been made oer
four months. These goods ire all tailor-made, rcady-lo-wear goods of the cry newest
cut ami pattern. Serges, Worsteds, Taney Cheviots, Homespuns, Flannels and
Twerds in the weares and colors that you will ses only in the finest merchant tailors'
shops. The prices we are making allow you to purchnse the finest in Trousers or
Suits at the cost of the cheap kind. Wc make the neressary alterations to insure a
perfect fit without extra cost.
SUITS from $6.38 to $26.25.
PANTS from $2.25 to $4.50.
Boys' and Children's Clothing.
Main Building-, Second Floor.
An opportunity seldom offered to buy seasonable garments is thi
one-fourth-off sale that we are now making, as the late Spring has left
the stocks larger than usual and you are offered the choice of our en
tire assortment of both regular and Regatta Wash Suits and rants
at about the cost of production.
LIGHT AND MEDIUn WEIGHT SUITS from $3.00 up.
WASH SUITS from 50c up.
KNEE PAN1 Sin light, medium and washable materials from
MEN'S, BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S
Hat Departmerit-Main Buiwinccond
J ' (f- anv Panama or Straw .
4 ll Hats in these stocks. .
Kvery hat a new one and the origical price was a verv close
jN- one, making this an exceptional offer, coming as it does in the height
of the season.
i S. " 1
Cloak and Suit Departments.
Second Floor, Main Store.
All Our Summer Garments at Greatly Reduced Prices.
Vhateer your requirements may be whether a Wash Shirt-Waist Suit, a cool Organdie Dres, a Wash Skirt,
a Llzht-Weight or Traveling Wrap, a Lawn House Dress, or some Wash Dresses for the Children vre can supply
- your wants now at half and even less than half the prices yon were asked to pay
for these same goods a month ago.
$1.00 for $3.50 Shirt-Waist Suits.
A detailed descriotion of our Mock of Women' Wash SJlts In Im
possible the tIes are o man- and varieA-sufflcient to say
that they come in etery washable material, are all bright,
fresh and new. In all colore ami combinations, lncludins hun
dreds of all-white Suits and the prices are half, and ln many
cases les than lia if
J i h
81.00 for J.i:i) Wash Suits
2.0O for S"W Wash Suits
9.1.00 for JS.00 Wash SUts.
S.1.7B for n-3 Wash Suit'.
1W.no for j;o m Wash Suit".
?7J!0 for 113 0" Wash Suit".
$6.50 for $15.00 Organdie Dresses.
Our stock of Orfrantllp Dresses Is ery large and Includes an as
sortment of all that Is new and desirable ln stjles, colorlnss
and materials. Hundreds of all-white Dresses for misses from
14 to 18. and In women'; sizes from 32 to H bust measure. On
Monday our prlcei will bo half anci less than half, as follows:
KitXO for J15.0O Orsandi Dresses.
?KX,I) for 17 M OrRandie Dres"e.
aio.DO for CO 00 Orpandle Dresses..
l'J"0 for 115 00 Organdie Dresses.
Stn.UU for C0C Organdie Krcsses.
35c for Girls' $1.00 Wash Dresses.
Thousands of Wash D rcsses for Kirls of from i to 14 years. In a
bis arltv of stle and in e-.rry ivashable material, detailed
descrlotions of which are unnncesarj. SuiTlcient to say thit
they are dcs'rable in eery tespect and that the prices asked
tir this $7.50
are half and les than hall
:H5c for Olris Jl 00 Wash Dreses.
rioc for Gtris" Jl 1.5 Wash Dresses.
Be for GirK tl M Wah Dresses.
sjl.00 for Girls' JiW Wash Dresses.
For this $1.25
Wash Sailor Salt.
S1.25 for Girls' 12.30 Wash Dresses,
l-to for Glrli' .") Wash Dresses.
9 l.TS for Girls' S3 B Wash Dresses.
V3.0O for Girls' J4 CO Wash Dresses.
45c for $1.00 Wash Wrappers.
We liae an Immense stock of Wash Wrappers. In lawns.
dimities and percales, in rerv new pattern and deslsn;
all mirV with full riounce Kklrt. finished right; in all
sI?p- from 12 to 4t bust m-i'iire The price now Is linlf
nnil lfs tlinn hnlf, nn follunsi
-iric- for SI Wi Wash rapper
Top for 11 SO Wasli Wrappeir.
.1.1 I...- .im'WnT. Wpannord
SI ji. for H.'fl Wash Wrappers.
no for t3 00 Wash Wrappers-
75 for $3 Wash Wrappers
Chiffon Capes and Summer Wraps at Half Price.
Our entire stock cf Pongee Silk and Linen Coats now
marked to half price-S5.00, $6.00, $7.50, $10.00,
$12.50 and $15.00 for Coats worth from 910 to 930.
Chiffon Lace Capet, in a hundred different styles, marked
down to close out quickly $3.00, $5.00, $6.00, $7.50
and $ 10.00 for Chiffon Capes worth from $8.00 to 920.00.
First Floor, Main Store.
The closing week of July will mark the lowest prices on
Wash Goods over made in this citv.
200 pieces Fine Printed Batiste for Dresses and Kimonas, C -sheer,
beautiful goods, reduced to, a yard .......-'-
200 pieces Lanark Dimities and Glcnroy Batiste, sold 1 ").,
freely nil summer a' 15c reduced to, a yard J
400 pieces 36-in. Printed Shirt Madras, lovely swell 1 Olp
styles for suits and worth 20c reduced to, a varl- 2-
100 i ieces 32-inch Chambrny Madras, in all the new
plain shades of blue, tan, buff, etc., a yard
50 pieces 2'J-inch Mercerized Oxford, in army blue, tan
and sky, well worth 40c this little lot, a yard
100 pieces Blouse and Blay Irish Linen for coat suits,
pongee and shrunk finish, a yard, 20c, 25c, 30c and..
200 dress lengths of high-class Embroidered Swiss Muslin and
Silk Tissues, worth $1.50 to 33.09 a yard you can select
anything we have at HALF PRICE.
Thp prices quoted on tlir follow 'is
sefsonabl Groceries we know are too luw.
hut we want to moe tln coeds, if not
Ioiik before our future purclnsrs vi HI 1j"kIii
to arrle, and we need th rocm. Tor Mon
dnj nnd Tucsd.i we offer-
.ILMvET TIH.nTS Daintv
desserts at 2 pkes for . ".
IMI'ORTCI) SAnDINHS r- ,
Two cans .OC
1ItlA sisgi: ,i
In tomato sauce C
WontTSlCR s,T -, ,
Imported; per Mi slC
MOMRC'II llKl:t) i!i:, Tomato
sauce: "-lb. r.ina, regular oc .
price lSe 2 foi -3C
MOXtRCIt IIAKKI) I1HAS are beyond
question thf finest raekel We not onl
warrant them as to quality, but warrant
them to pleasn ou.
GRPK Jl ICC-Pcr pint. -o,.: ,n .
per quart tuc
DeO-on & Rraun-'; Assorted i -
I'lCKI.O Quarts 3C
1V-I'Z. 10 IllilflJSt rt'i
AnM txrhold frrr ' eirinVns Kl'n
rlan Mineral Water. Special prices by
Curtain and Upholstery Dept. '?.
Tor the last four days of the month we offer tremendous bargains all over this floor. Every
item is at a special price.
From our curtain sale of the past two weeks we have left about 500 single pairs of curtains. To
cloie them out we have marked them 4 price. If you need one pair of curtains now is your opportunity.
100 Single Tapestry Portieres
these are curtains that if
they were purs would be
worth 54.50 and $5.00 the pair
F.l'U klit t'1
Remnants of Furniture Cover
ings Vz yards in pieces,
worth f3.00 to ffi.00 per yard
to close we have marked them
All Fancy Silk and Embroidered
Sofa Pillows for the balance
of the month X PRICE.
The following Furniture we
have marked to HALF PRICE
for Monday only: All Tabou
rets and Tables. Tcakwood
Pedestals and all Burntwood
1,000 yards Silkoline, our regu
lar 15c grade, to clean C
up. pattern JU
1,500 yards Swissoline for sash
curtains and bed drapes, 15c
grade, Monday, C,
per 3ard J
Linen for furniture slip cover
ings, worth 40c per 1 C
yard, at, per yard 1 JL.
2,500 yards Curtain Lace, 42 in.
wide, worth 30c per 1 0 1 -yard
Shirt-Waist Boxes and Box
Couches, only a few on the
floor, Monday X PRICE.
Upholstered Leatherette Chair
Seats with adjustable fasten
ing device, at, Cr
BARR'S BASEMENT SUMMER TRADE-BRINGERS.
I jj afyjjp
i H 1
A carload cf our regular to 00 I.awn
Svingb, Just recclej. s.hould hae been
liere four weeks eatlltr; freight was de-
iaeil; ou arc tie gainer, as we ha-
Suit Case3, Trunks, Etc
Wrcss Suit Case, genuine cowhide leather,
linen lined, re-enforced corners, steel
frame, full rUcted and sewed, brass
snrinK lock and catches, stronc hind!.
21-inch size; aluc $5C0i p j gQ
our special at, iJ)J."C
Indies' Oaiu as-Co ered and Pained
Traveling Trunk, 4 hardwood slits on
trp, 2 all around body, deep Bet-un !raj.
iiat box at.d extra hklrt tray. ?S-lnch
size:nlue J10EO; CC "7C
special price .4)0 tO
Slepmer Trunk, canvas cncred and pnlnt
ed. brats bound, shet-steel bottom, has
brass Kxceislor lock. 2 lit aw l ather
straps, B'de bolts, strunc liardl". bs"
truy. Rixe 3G in.; Value J1I7.".; efl fin
special price tpy.UU
S9-foot Slandird 1-plv Untden Ho.
toup'ed ; n luc f 1 FC: C "2 On
special rrlce O.OV
Heavy Price Reduction.-; in
Now Is the Time to Secure Bargains.
We have just receHtd GO Ilcfr.'Beralo-s
and Ice Boxes that i.ere dtl.ied .in ac
count of rectnt Hoods, that s(u uiil 'iae
been delivered four weeks no, ird on
nccount of lateness of season we live
made the prices very low to clem them
Xo. 41 North Star IJefrlser.itor has m tnti
lated cork llnlnir. holds 100 His. of iL(.,
nn" cm, s'7e uxxu, aiue Clfi Cfl
$28 00; reduced to....
No 42. same as abow. holds 125 lbs if ise,
s'ze 4321li. alupJ3lO-3. CTT flft
reduced to P.Ul
No S0' North Star Kefrlgerator has gran
ulated tori, lininir. holds 12j lbs. ot Ice.
size r.f!c22.,3. aiue J21 00; T J f(
reduced to 4H-VU
No CI North Star Apirtment House Re
frigerator. Tills refrigerator has thre"
shelves In provision chamber, holds Gl
lbs ef Ice. size 30tltEO: alue(P 7 Cft
521.0U. reduced to J)10tDJ
No 1 Imllan.i Kefrlgerator. made of bOild
oik and ash, has galvanized Iron shelves,
zinc lining, holds CO lbs. of ice stz Zx
11x2... value $12 DO;
No. 2 Indi.-Mn Refrigerator, same as nbov .
Iioids 1W lbs. of ice, size 33X2ix4i; vanu
i educed to
No 14 North Star Ice liox. made of hard
wood galv'ini7d iron shelves, linlls 100
ins. ot ice, siz 35X23X32; value c"? rK
$12 00, redueed to
We have marked down all our floor sam
ples of Refrigerators, of which we have
only on of a kind. They are tile-lined,
rnnmel-lined and galvanized and zlnc-llncd.
Bargain Pickings From Barr's
Big Busy Basement.
Japanned Flour Cans. 100 lb. size Sc
Hatchets, steel blade We
Ice Picks Tc
Meat Saw a3
Spring Balance Scales
Molding Hooks, dozen !c
Cork Screws "
Star Wringer. Iron frame Me
I'otts's Iron Handles Oe
OU Stoves, one burner ""
Shove!?, polished blade "
Sorinkllne Cans. at. size, painted 115c
Trays, papier mache. size 10x8 In.
1emon Squeezers (retlnned)
Wire Carpet Beaters
World's Kalr Airships
?" . 9
STOLEN HUMAN HAIR WORTH
$3,000 IS RECOVERED.
VISITED ST. LOUIS RELATIVES.
David lioden, Pullman Commissa
ry, to Return to Mexico.
David Itixlen. who for the last several
cnr has been connected with the Pullman
Palace Cir I'tmivim. will return lo-nlcht to
the Citj oT Mexico after a visit of thre" '
wccKs to relatives and friends In St. Lou' J
Mr. Rodcn is u sen of the late David
Itodeu, a well-knawn business nun of St.
lxuN. and was himself In burners in this ,
city for mnnv ve.inv He 13 now commissary j
of supplies for th Pullman company, with
l.e.idouarters ln the C ty of Mexico. ,
Un Itis present trip from home lir Roden
has also made shuit visits to New York add
Chleagi) on matters eennec'ed with his de- j
;aritcer.t at the company. t
Detective Meet Mnn nnil Aomnn With
SntelielN nnil ee Tufts Protrud
ing l'roni Crevices.
New York, July 25 Three thousand dol
lars vvoith of human hair, which, it is
charged, was stolen a montlrago fiom Gus
tav Klmpel's wholesale store, was recovered
by chance, and four persons were arrested
as a result.
After "the burglary Detective Sergeants
Duggan and Klnsler of the Central Office
Mian worked hard trlng to find some one
with 000 pounds of stolen human hal:. but
failed, and finally abandoncJ the rearch.
Walking through E.sex ttreet on another
case they saw a man t.nd a woman coming
out of a house. Roth cirried satchels.
The detectives noticed that little tufts of
hair were protruding through crevices in
one of the satchels. They arrested the pair,
v.ho would make no explanation as to their
buslncfcs or movements. The prisoners were
Ms. and Mrs. Harris Dcrliuskj. dealers in
Th detectives carched th housn and
found a trunkful of hair and hair goods, all
ot which was liter Sdentirted bv Klmpel
The detectives also arrested Wolf Ievy and
Robert Ginsberg, occupants of the place in
which the hair was found.
Magistrate Brann. in the Tombs Police
Court, held nil four fcr examination.
Trlnl of Jnlla Uhorkoivlcc.
The case of Julius von Uhorkowlcz, the
organist of the Slavonic Church, at Twelfth
street and Park avenue, who was charged
by Charles Hollos with assaulting his wife,
will come up In the Dajton Street Pollco
Court Tueseday morning. The Reverend M.
Duchon, pastor of the church, made the
following statement yesterdaj: I never bad
any personal quarrels with my organist, as
is stated In the newspapers, but I lost my
kindness toward him onlv after the accusa
tions were made against him I never saw
anything wrong In his conduct until ho
was accused, several das ago. I have noth
ing to say until after I hear the verdict nf
the court, and am entirely Indifferent in this
question, and am sorry that I have jrot
mixed up In affairs other than my own.
The members ot the .church are so strong
against him that he will n;ver ba permitted
to enter the church again."
fiAILROADS PREDICT AN
ENORMOUS WHEAT YIELD.
rrlco Agent Snyn HonilVi Trnfllc In
"Wheat Alone Will Knrn Dividends
on First nnd Second Preferred.
New York, July 25 Reports received in
the New York offices of the railroads which
dtaln the great Southwestern agricultural
belt Indicate that the wheat crop, which
Is nearly harvested, v. Ill exceed the estl'
mates made three week." ago
The Atchison and the St. Ioul-. and San
Francisco have canvassed the tributary ter
ritory to their lines very carefully ln order
to obtain data for estimating the necessary
car supply. The reports from the Atchison's
agents estimate the wheat harvest in Tex
as at 25.000,000 bushel?, in Oklahoma at 40,
OOO.OW and in Kansas at 03V5i,0OO bushel".
Estimates made by the Frisco indlcite a
yield of 100,000,eo0 in Kansa0. the intimated
for Texas and Oklahoma blng identical
with those qf the Atchison.
Adrlces received at the Atchison offices
Jtate that the secretary of the Kansas State
Board of Agriculture estimates the wheat
yield of lOO.uoO.OUO in Kansas, the estimates
and cotton arc ln a satisfactory condition,
but are still about two weeks delayed.
Atchison officials expect an average vleld
of corn nnd a hsrvest of 3,250,000 to 3,M0,O;
boles of cotton In Texas
1!. I.s WInchell, v Ice pres'dent and general
manager of the St. lyiuls and San Fran
cisco, -em thU" telegram to President U.
F. Yoakum, who Is en route to I.a,c
George, where he has a summer home:
"Alter n trip through Kansas. Oklahoma
end Indian Terrltorv. 1 am sure our wheat
traffic alone will cam our dividends for the
vear on the first and second preferred
stock. Corn looh fine, and in mani sections
is now assured. Cotton is improving every
dsy. and we hnve no doubt of a large
vleld Traffic in s'ght is enormous, and. in
spite of our large recent additions to equip
ment, we are short to-day on cars to move
rrrain and lumber. On the Enld-Vemon line
we are now loading more than forty cars
of rcw wheat dilly. This division opened
for traffic last February. There are from
e.ne o four new elevators built or building
at each of thee st-itlon. as well as new"
cotton gins, oil mills and compresses."
Vlni-trr IMiimlicr-i' River Ontln-;.
The Association of Master Plumbers of
Ft. Iuls will give their annual excursion
and nutlrg on the steamer ("orwin H. Spen
cer to Riverside Tark Wednesday, July 2D.
i: D. Hornbrook. president of the National
Association of Master Plumbers, will be the
guest of honor. An Interesting programme
tULs been prepared for the occasion.
SON'S SHAME IS FATAL
TO FAITHFUL MOTHER.
She Dies of n nroken Heart While?
Her Roy In In Prison A-rrnlt-
Denver. Colo. July 23 In a little cottags
all bare and deserted lies the bodv or Brid
get Logue. The doctors say she died from
paralysis. The stroke was due to a broken
heart, broken because of despair dark,
deep despair for her roy. In the county
jail, on a little cot. weeping bltteriv be
cause he knows th- cause of his mother's
death, lies the boy. John I.ogue. once the
source of all her p.-ide and hope, convicted
of a-rsault Ith a long term In the Peni
tentiary staring him ln the face. There !s
nothing bad In his heirt now. He Is only
a lad. and as he lay there and moaned, nil
he could say was: "Poor mother! poor,
dear mother! She was a'.r.avs good to me.
and I know that she believed in me. She
knew that I was not guilty, and she Is tho
only one who belie d me."
A week ago the mother went to th
West Side Courthouse to attend the trial
of her son. She testified that he was al
ways a good boy to her. and that she had
done her best to bring him up as a good,
boy should go. The evidence was too great
for the Jury to overcome and he was found
guilty of a foul crime. That night th
mother went home alone. When she went
to the Courthouse she believed she would
take her boy home with her, and that he
would reform and never go In bad company
again. As he sought the lonely little cot
tage her heart was already dead.
'that night she- was taxen 111 with her
old complaint. She sank rapidly, and only
n.-ked that she might once more s"e tho
boy for whom she hatS toiled and from
whom she had extected so much. He was
allowed to go and see her. He could not
look h's mother In the face, and she saw
that all her hope, all her trust had been
In vain. The doctors were ca'Ied. but thev
could do nothing for a broken heart. At 1
o'clock In the afternoon she died. Sentence
rns not vet ben impesed on the boy. and ns
will be allowed tn attend the funeral. Then'
will come the sentence and the trip to tho
-cldrnt:lllr Shot Ulmielt.
New York. July 25. Coolcy Baum, the 1-yecr-old
son of Mrs. William Baum. acci
dentally shot himself while carlessly hand
ling a rine. The ball entered the left breast,
penetrating the cavity Just above the heart.
The wound is u dangerous one.
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