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THOUSANDS OF FLOOD
VICTIMS TO BE FED
DETACHMENT OF TROOPS AID IN
WORK OF DISTRIBUTION
CAIRO NOW IN GREAT DANGER
Six Miles of Levee to Be Protected
Protected and Soldiers Are Aid
ing in Work-Levee Cut.
SpYri.ncfi.l. I11 (;overnor l)unne
and \d tju ,slt ( -e.neral Dickson are
piot, lIlr : It, (I(d ItiiI thlousand rIfu
.', t- ni tih t Ih Ilod-stricken dlistructs
of S.utl,.rn lilnims. GeneIIral I)iiksoO
is Il!. i1 liih" to , 1o lto the various refulge
tal.s- %ih.h Ihave. been established to
dli.trtb ute iulpli's to the ll. A de
tail uI'ltl of trolops will aid him in the
Levee Cut Below Shawneetown.
TI'u,..da}'s de' h loinle ts. epitonized,
I.e ,e ciut below Shawneitow n to
allow 'lie \rttr rto (-onI.- in gra dually,
in ,ltl rI to ive tI h- town fromi de
stunt .Aippeall;i fromi Epiworth. Ill.,
i it' 'oullfni., for st;ltl to siend miotor
b0l,0t- t<( rl'+'+"-Ile I itlrson.s inrlllol'tOIH in
thi ' W l;ba h hto ttml ls.
'Tropl, b.irin isenti to Mound C'Ity
forced toI goi to t(aip on iftl't rllit Of
raitlId l ashiutul at1 lmakel trip from
('airo to M und, l ('it oni tllug.
.;aor of I'iulas.ki wwires that a hand
of oine hlundrel d trap:. is ilntrTering
witlh \ork of protc.tin tllhe city.
All hoil, - of saivin tIhe dr;:iinaie, dis
trirt l vei nnear ('airo abandonedll. and
territory of lone hundrllelld llliquare miles
will soon le (located to depth of five
to fifty feet.
l,ee' whitch protects c'gairo from
Ohio river in dtii Iiiirous conlldition.
with river rising at the rant of one
tenth incJh all hlour.
Requesllt Miadei Siecretary of War
Garriisonj for use of I niited States
boata on which to hoiuse one huIndred
state troops now on duty at (iiro.
Iaytlt,n Txcx --The sitiuation at Day
ton: Forty llthousand persons must be
fed, clothed alld housed for a week
Many thou.sand persons. who lost
their all when their household goods
were swept away. must bh cared for
indefinitely. They must be provided
with a few necessary household ar
ticles, such as bedding, p,ts and peas,
stoves and a few dollars. A half all
lion dollars could be ,used in this way
by the relief committee.
Fifteen thousand houses and bili
Bess buildings must be rehabilltatsl.
Two thousand houses and other
structures, or what remains of them,
must be pulled down.
Thousands of tons of debris aust
Following are some of the accos
plishments since the flood broke over
the city Tuesday morning:
The water works pumping statios is
in operation but the distribution of
water Is greatly retarded by op
pipes in wrecked houses. The prsS
ure is feeble but growing stronger Y
leaks are checked.
The main sanitary sewer is in G1
eration, although many of the latesll
leading from houses are clogged with
mud or backdd up with water.
The flood sewer, separate from the
sanitary, will be in opertlon thisWe
week. These sewers cavty off the
rainfall from the gutters and are gu&.
ed now to .remove the water i
pumped from basements.
Telegraph service Is fast catda
up with requirements. No braver we
iee have been performed than thag
by the telegraph and telephone h
men, who made possible the
scation of news to hundreds of th
sands of friends and relatives oa
tonians. They waded and swam
floods and entered tottering b
unhesltatingly in pursuit of their
There is enough food and
for present needs, but reliefl
required on a Ilmlnishhlang sJai
By order of Giveraor Cox, thelI
of martial law over Dayton w *
tended to take in the whole
Monday. The flood did more 11
sweep away property, for it
away the city sdmilistration
rarlly at least and brought In
amounts to a commission form
Immediately martial law wms
claimed the municipal adminl
Washlnltlo .--AlI placese
by the flood In such a way as II
help are receiving it, and It is ,
Ileved there is uay suffering ap ]
now from want of food or et ,,,
was the report Sunday to AMg
General Andrews from Major
Wood. chief of staff, who, wit
retary of War Garrison, is li
heart of the flobded district d
relief operations. He added -
while loss of life had been h }R
was not anything like the rell 1,_
"Do not send any more go
supplies," said the report,"U
d t's represeatative .
un equset It. Any supp
able Iaould be held for
neea rther down the rive". <
Noroie has received the
of the supplies sent to Colun
is busily engaged in shipptng
to points whe re qulred."
Checks in Sunday's mall.
$26,000 from Boston, $10.0
Hartford, Conn., and $25,000
brewing company, amounted
000, bringing the total ar
erom Columbus, Ohio, la
Bicknell. national director
American Red Cross, reported
had established headquarters
statehouse and that he woul
close relation with the state
lief committee, uas well as
army. He said he had b
tremely satisfactory coal
Governor Cox and the oth
Parkersburlg. Va--The O
rest has reached
VOa. There and -t :gle
at fhelleilie gUhA ar
GllANS TAKE ADRIANOPLE ALLENS DIE IN ELECTRIC CHAIR ARMY AIRMEN BREIK RECORDS, TWmNTNIN IENNIAL STAE SAnFES
AFTER ONE OF THE MOST STUB.
BORN DEFENSES IN HISTORY
Turklsh Commander Carried Out
Threat to Burn Town, As Fires
Are Burning in Every Direction.
Lo don f l 'ri: .rt o'li. has fallen after
one of the ilit t stubiborn defiises. in
the histol ,,I wart.;re anl d 'Il'thtalaa,J
cording t", news re''leid by the
Bulgarian I.Sation at Loi.ionli W\ednes.
day, has sutteregd a likfe fate.
The intformaltion fregra rdng Tehartalja
may refer tl t ihe townl of that nlalntie
and sot the, fortificat!iorts. although it
is possible' Ithe Bulgarian,s carried all
Sbukri Pa';sha. the defender of
Adrianople,. haindedf his sword to (;Gei
rl jSavoff. tile Ilulgarian generalis
slo, not. hlowever, before carrying
out his threait to destroy the- towli
rather thilla let it fall into thie hands
of the ulllc.irians.
From all accouints, the arsenals,
stores and mnuch of the town are- in
flames. It was also reporte-l that
Shukri had taken his own i,,, but
this pro'ed untrue, as after deciding
resistanci as ino lontger possible, lie
,set word to (;tchiral Sav.off thlat lie
was burnilin the city.
General S~ioff has a lltliintedl a conl
mandant of tlihe city to nailltain order.
The Bul;lri an ;iand .lii \i- i i cavalry
will be utilized for this purl. .e Ge(n
eral Savofl. who ('llllllmmandd th forts
around .\dri;anople, enteredlirl thli city.
The bat'tl which precedied thie stir
render (ncollienced Sunlay nlight with
a three hours' bollbarlrlllnt, later thile
besieging tromps in the east ad;anlcing
I st double quick under thlie allre of
searchlights to attack thlie advance
works at Maslak. .\ter a fierce dle
fese lastilg thliroughout Moliay tile
Turks retired froml Itie forward forts.
After niovilng forward toward the
chief fortress. thle !hulgarians rested.
it was then observed that althllough
great progress had beetn niade in tthe
I east, in iother sections eniiormoulis
losses had result ed to the lBulgarians,
who madm Stlllall -lgains.
History of Adrianople.
Adrianople, the former Turkishi ca:lpi
tal, withstood tlihe .get ai a rei t
Bulgarian armly for over five nmonths,
the first gun hatinlg bi,n fired at tliit
fortress October 5. Shukri Plasa. the
commander in chliief. had under hi In
within the encircling forts what; was
considered the flower of the Turkish
regular army. The main portion of
the garrison consisted of the Fourth
aray corps, to which had been added
any regiments and batteries which
had been drawn in before the advanc
lag Bulgarian army.
. The fortifications, which have been
sabjected to almost continuous bom
bardment by hundreds of field and
sige guns for about 160 days, were
very strong. They consisted of forty
modern forts, composing a semi-circle
around the northern half of the city
from east to west, with minor works
between. On the south of the city
there also was a series of forts, but
much dependence was placed on the
eharacter of the ground there, which
was formed of treacherous marshes.
The city contains about 801,00 in
habitants, half of whom are Turks and
the others Armenians, Israelites and
The city has had a varied history
lieee its foundation in the second cen
tari by the Roman emperor Hannibal.
A great victory was won there by the
Goths in 378 and another by the Avar
Ias in 586. Twice the Russians have
msaupied the city, first in 1829, when
they forced Turkey to give independ
iaes to Greece, and again in 1878,
whvo they occupied it without resist
The present siege, however, with an
army believed to be composed of more
tha 100,000 Bulgarians apd 30,000 Ser
vias, constantly bombarding the city,
hams one of the brightest spots in its
history. The Turkish garrison has
Wlag George's Body Landed in Greece.
Athens.-Esacorted by foreign war
-hip, the royal yacht Amphitrite,
bearing the body of King George, ar
lited at Piraeus shortly before noon
Thnarsday. The coffin was carried
asbore by the princes and placed on
a gun carriage which was drawn by
foty-four sailors to the railway sta
trn. Dense crowds, displaying em
M is of mourning, lined the route.
Relief Funds Pouring In.
New York.-Funds for the relief of
the flood sufferers in Ohio and In
dan Thursday began pouring into the
veLous relief bureaus and the aggre
Sgate has reached lenerous propor
tms. The local Red Cross announced
'lthat with the fund collected by Mayor
Byrnor, amounting to $26,130, it had
a hand for relief work over $100,000.
Miss Hyde Deteats Mrs. Hurd.
Plinehurst, N. C.-Miss Lillian B.
Iyde of the South Shore Field Club,
Inaq Island, Wednaesday deefated Mrs.
J. F. Hurd of Hamilton, Ontario, in
the final round of the annual amateur
guol tournament for women. Miss
Hyde won 4 up and 3 to play.
Governor issues Quarantine.
Austin, Te.-The governor Thurs
"lp issued his annual spring quaran
Site proclamation puttinlg up the bars
'against all infected placea south of 25
dLgrees north latitude. The quIran
Sne becomes effective April 1.
pleasanton is Booming.
SPleasanton. Te.-Due to the fact
_ mt the San Antonlo, Uvalde and
G8rlf railroad is locating its shops and
lsandhouse at Pleasanton, there is a
hl ailding boom on that has not been
squaley in Southwept Texas.
S Refuses to QGili Election.
City of Mexico.-The permanent
tom nisalon o congress Thursday re
fsed to ratify the executive decree
elling for elections on July 27. The
e0nmmission leaves the decree with
S earess. which will convene April 2.
- Sli4tory Hotel Projected.
San BeSlto, Tex--An architect is
i, at workt om preiiWinT, plans for I
mflr hA SIB UltO lB the Bear fin
GOVERNOR REFUSES TO INTER.
FERE AND ALLENS DIE.
Thus Ends the Hillsville. Va.. Court
House Killing-Father Electro
cuted First, Then Son.
Ri lhmiondi . Va.- 1t;nt:I,!n a lpraver
arit i 1 in haii ail ,di ,ly th t he was
product 0t the Vir:F'a muineta iu,
whoiii. retusal to a;lcce-, t a short plrisonl
termn lor a iiinior offen se led to the
\\lhohil a; li court hoIlusll.' t rd' rin ll ille- ;
ville one year ago, liimped, to the
death chalir in the state peniteintiary
I'rid;ay. Pefven Itlllltltis lhi'ead of
('latilid Swanson Allenri, his stelt
Tile senttence of the coui.rt, hield lup
for six houllrs whiile dlpi-rate anil
draniatic effortis were tbei' II ltadie
sa\ve the condll mnlltlild io-n iiy ieleventh'
hour appeals to the lieieutiienanit gov
Prtnor, was speedily ordereld to pjroe-ed
wheln (;ove(rnor Mlann lihatelld IIaH'k
ito Virginia soon ilenouglil to take
ci;harge of a situaltiotin vwhich w;as i-xc.it
I il to ai dearee. The prison stpeiir
Inteindent, actinll entirely ithlli the
la\w, ariu i-l i at ' c(lock inll t ll rll
ill. to deter the f xec1tion. gi illv e .\t
tlrn'ly Ge(,lral \\'ii ilamls ait i,(:;q rtull
ity llietlwhlh o Ii liasl. upon til,' cin stl
tot ionality ofi the riclt. iof I.l ut nIaitl
Governoll r E:llyso:, to ill,:cl 're..
"J all ri g t live r11l.1111t is ti :1
o,'eliock Fridlay niorning of lth alilion
taken in tilt' Allen t .-ie tlet'r I ic'!t
the city. I consid)iered it my -duty to
hurry bactk. I simply lde lre to re
peit lthat after the most ciarftiaul x
atlliiinit lii of the et\idenle cei ini this casie.
I hle\ Iinot thlie sli ihtest dloult of the
gnilt of I'loyd and ('laude Alhen, and I
will not interfere. The law iiust take
The jury which, under the law, is
retluitied to afitness the i-ts ijtions,
asseuibled outsidel tile t ,en'itelltilary
gates,. lhortly belfore 1 o loeck. tIing
lini tllera witlh thlie crosdi. The pro
granit as originially annouincedl was car
ried out withou tl iange. While two
ministers, who have been untalterilln
in their loyaltytto taile (olinetititlt rintlen,
wvere teilling theltn _goi ye, thel- -. t ,1 i1si-:
sttpcrintetnu ient stelittpedl intoi thi ((r
ridor which selparated tl lie tells of
father anid sonl and rc;lead the dileath
warranti. F'loyd Allen, still limpingi
from the wounds he received in tlhe
lIillsville court house battle, said the
last teairfil farewell to his boy and
went with the prison guards to the
death chamber. A groan escaped him
as he sat in the chair while the strapj
and electrodes were being fastened
about him. The current was turned
on at 1:22 o'clock, and in four min
utes ther surgeon motioned to the su
perintendent that he was dead. The
body was speedily removed.
Again the chair was tested, while
Claude Swanson Allen, namesake of a
United States senator, was being led
through the corridor to the chamber
door. Though a trifle pale, he march
ed with measured stride, his head held
high, his 'etharkable nerve with him
to the end. As lie took his seat he
moved his arms to assist the guards
who were adjusting the straps and
went to his death silently and un
Wild Animals Killed.
Taylor, Tex.-G. E.eKing of Taylor,
who is a member of the Texas Sieep
and Goat Raisers' Association, is in
receipt of a statement from Secretary
B. L. Crouch of San Antonio of the
number by counties of the different
kinds of wild animals killed and the
amount reimbursed by the state to
the counties under chapter 32 of the
acts of the regular session of the
thirty-second legislature, from Sep
I tember 1, 1912. to'March 12, 1913. The
report comes from the state controll
er's office and covers 116 counties for
a period of six months. During that
I time bounties were paid on 2,025 lobo,
gray and timber wolves, 24,740 coyotes
and 6,437 wild cats, for which the
sum of $31,051.50 was paid by the
state and reimbursed to counties pay
lag the same. In other words, during
the six months 33.202 depredating ani
Imals were killed, for which bounties
amounting to $31,051.50 were paid.
Mexican-Sound Freight Accepted.
Houston, Tex.-Freight for polnts
south of Chihiahbua will be accepted
by the National Railway of Mexico,
according to advices received at local
freight offices Thursday. Both El
-Paso and the Laredo gateways have
Sbeen closed to traffic for some time
on account of the activity of revolu
tionists in the northern and central
part of Mexico.
Sells Two Hogs for $6.35.
Bay City. Tex.-Colonel J. Cleve
land Saturday sold two hogs for the
Lhandsome sum of $53.25. The colonel
says that they are what he calls the
"cow hog;" that is, they run on the
Irange with his cattle and just try to
grow as big as the cows. The com
5bined 1eight of the two was 71
Mrs. Jessie May Eaton Indicted.
SPlymouth, Mass.-Mrs. Jessie May
Eaton was indicted Thursday for the
Umurder of her husband. Rear Admiral
5Joeper 0. Eaton. The widow is 20
- years the junior of the naval officer.
The- Indictment charges that Mrs.
Eaton placed arsenic in a cereal drink
which the admiral took with his meals.
The First New Potatoes.
SHarlingen. Tex.--The first new po
Statoes for this year were sold in the
Smarket Saturday. They were from
the J. T. Avery farm.
Taylor, Tex.-The fruit crop, garden
truck and other young vegetation are
thought to be practically a total loss
as a result of the freeze. The met
cury registered 27 degrees Thursday:
Houston, Tex.-Effective April 1,
two additional trains between Houston
and Brownsville will have regular rail
way mail service.
l eld Marshal Viscount Woisley.
Sone of the most famous of modern
-British sMilers, died Tuesday at
j Mem e Draam a in his 5Kth year.
FLY FR':O) TEXAS CITY TO SAN
ANTONIO WITHOUT STOP.
World's Records for Distance and En
durance-Attained Speed of Ninety
Miles an Hour-Fly at 2.000 Feet.
San .\A In:o, Tex --lr?.akincl two
worli =ir t ' re ,,rI- r one u n r i .li r:nlet".
'it Ie nil ~.L " r rI tl( aiL,' N I tth a o p tS;lln
ý,,r L.., uten.a.nt 'IT. I ,\v. 1:Ilin:, of the
i nanl n i- of Ir t' |il nltIe S tatesl
arm y, woir liu te.ir ,ant W. t'. Sh .i
man in the |lpa se.'l " s. , iarrived
;at Fort S; ,a 1l0 . tr ot in hip ae'roplatn .
Stt.trdav, vri.ekile the, e'ntir,, tlisht
\about a sm| . lotan ing en route.
A lallltn_ w,.ts Ili I made until exactly
aln hour aftir arrital the 'tators dloe
IN THE PATH OF THE OMAHA TORNADO
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The devastation caused by the Omaha tornado Is graphically illustrated
bj this photograph, takon at Lincoln boulevard and Tlhirty-fourth street.
directly in the path of the storm.
lag turns about the field in the in
terim for the pleasure of the spec
Official cognizance of the arrival
was taken by Colonel Charles Treat.
Lieutenant Milling steered the air
craft throughout the flight from Texas
The trip was by no means an easy
one anvl a thrilling story of this long
journey through the air was told by
the two lientenants, who, though they
did not appear fatigued when they
landed, suffered somewhat from the
cold of the higher altitudes. Some
time after leaving a stiff southerly
wind carried the machine oa:t of its
intended course, and several times
swirling currents of such force were
encountered that the engine became
almost impotent in forcing progress.,
WRECKED SACRED HEART CONVENT, OMAHA
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Just before the full force of the tornado struck Omaha the nuns of the `
Sacred Heart convent took refuge la a house across the street. A monal
after the last of the women had left the soaveat Its walls collapIsep
and a drop of more than 100 feet at &
time was necessary. Lieutenant Mill
ing estimated the machine was blown
more than fifty miles out of its course.
An altitude of about 2,000 feet was
maintained. A maximum speed of
ninety miles an hour was attained
when the aeroplane was driven before
a head wind of high velocity.
"' had the time of my life." said
Lieutenant Milling.' when. smiling
broadly as best his benumbed features
would permit, he landed and received
the congratulations of Colonel Treat
and other army officers who marked
Cyclone Victims Number 154.
Omaha, Neb.-Two more victims of
Omaha's Easter Sunday tornado died
Sunday of injuries. They were Mrs.
Pearl Adams, a bride of three weeks,
and Mrs. E. S. Snyder. The total
dead now number 154.
Cement Brick Factory for Yorktown.
Yorktown. Tex.-A local architect
and builder will install a cement
brick factory at Yorktown. The new
brick will be harder than the com
mon clay brick and it can be manu
factured at less cost.
Texan Buys Louisiana Plantation.
Alexandria, La.-The R. G. Maddox
plantation on Bayou Rapides was sold
Wednesday for $24.000 to Day Pattison
of San Antonio, Texas, who will con
vert the place into a modern stock
Waelder Votes to Incorporate.
Waelder. Te.-The election which
was held Wedmesday to decide whetbh
or or not the town shoald incorporate
rslted ton a vote of 67 for and 18
A Great Treat Arranged for Public,
and Sor-e of World's Greatest
Singers WIll Be Heard.
Iloil stii.n. Ti'x. - The twit fty n r nthi
hie ial l at. ; i, rfest will be htlli
i1n Houstoin M1ay , ti alnd 7. with a
iautini, for tllh schoolil chil!r ni of
IlllHoustollll t n ll the \ nlinL (of N1;i" i.
Folr aIttr actl llns, lthe irr;all.:ln r nt
coniinitt.e hais .ectired two of Ith*i
\woirlil's .rea: stl ýinl.zers,', nillther (of
one of I he l;eadin symphony o'illi rclhet
tr:,s of the Inlited State. The bhril
lianil :inl;inri societiies of IilHoustoni wIl
itake a promnlinent part ;andl '1 il lnling
sil'oetliS of Tex';is hi %ti notifidl the
liil i'orilitte t hi t t they \ ill ailttiend,
%whille sieveni olthers may do so. 'Thiru
will also be a festival chorus of the
school children of Houston on the
evening of May 5, and it is anticipated
that at least 5,000 of them will join
in singing "America."
Chief attraction will be Minme. Marie
Rappold, prima donna soprano of the
Metropolitan Opera Company of New
York City, who is now in Europe on a
Of no less fame, but not so well
known in the United States, is the
famed German baritone, Carl Schlegel,
who is now making his first tour of
the United States.
The St. Louis, Symphony Orchestra,
under the leadership of Max Zach,
will make a special trip to Texas for
the Saengerfest. There are 50 mem
bers of this most excellent musical
organisation and they are really doing
great work under their able leader,
himself a talented musician of consid
The direction of the combined musi
cal societies of Houston has been en
trusted to the capable leadership of
Hu T. Huffmaster and Julien P. Blitz,
said they will shortly be ready to for
mally announce their plans.
The Texas Male Choruses.
Arthur Classen of New York wUl
be the leader of the combined Ger
man-Texas Singers' League chorus,
and it is anticipated that at least 25
of the societies will be represented.
Following are the clubs which have
notified Mr. Ueb that they will sure
ly be In attendance:
La Grange-Singing Society.
San Antonio-Beethoven Maennez*
San Antoio--Deutscher Maenner
The following clubs are preparing
to coms but o~dal notice that they
will a as not yet been received:
New &rmat -Mfi
TURKEY ACCEPTS THE
TERMS OF POWERS
OTTOMAN GOVERNMENT UNRE
SERVEDLY AGREES TO PRO
POSALS FOR PEACE.
VAST TERRITORY CEDED TO ALUES
To Abandcn Crete-Frontier Starts at
Enos, Follow:ng Course of River
and Ending at Midia-Great
Loss of Bulgarians.
('onstan.ltinoplh,. Th"': T turl.-h -- o
.ernteni t ihas de(lt'ird that it ulnre
Ierviedly (, eptll tihe' teirms (rof i.i10
prolposed by the y l- t . ;ro, Itl lpow rs.
Tile ltirin (lttee haulid'd the Otito
m an a lt'J,;aniei' it) till- ii ian of til'
diplomil :.:e c(orps 'lTiu-,d;:y, a("ii inl
panitd by Ianl ;xpretsi of thanks to
ithe poweirs for thitr Limeilati n
Trile tierns of ei ,iii!i;o oli-red by
lthe uirliiopean powers to "rlTuirk.iy andii
the [halkan aliles wer4,:
"1 i] i. ' .Iru nt mr of t ,hi Ottollml I lnt
pir in Elr-ioptilt- shall Mart i t Ii:u -
und, followini th. e I " h oure of theI l ai l
rluta retr tuil Ihinie that il tit l.Vi
Ir l t, l h t ut.h il end at 1l id i-. .A ll i.ui i
t o -i'i s :i t u al t el . w i .e -I o f t h is li n et s ,h 1; '
be (,oded by lTurK, ey to 1h11 ;'li,,ld
. a ie .. n 1.th . e "\: io t of .lh;.s s,
the ibuilltatlioln e w hich nshall t
lixedl by the lsieis.
" 1'. " l Te i " r(e n o ' f n th. .1aR.i ;i
Il. lds [uil be Iu , i.i d y the, pw .i . -.
I . T urk.y ai .hail abanm(!ou .il il ini
4.h. The l e rs (iia llr not faomrahily
ientertain the ii -i, m I ii loar indul llttt ,
lbut wi IIl a liil l 'he ;l s li to pa irt(iliti
in the di.ss-,-ion of petti a in Pai';is
for in ei uitabi , ln- I lt of thi i ir
participation in l ih ( Ltt o i m l debt tanl(
iin the tin ni (ial har;eli is of the dlis
tric'ts lt o Ii' Iut:ui,'uid o:ir to 1 ,
TU'rikey is to behi a ed ti ti ' i :ke a,! il
the labhrs of thl r it u alnli-siuin.
Thei' lifet powers ehlare at tl i
same time that ason io s I theei- im a.
are o miplhti I. tho,-iiii : s all c.hi 8 ,".
(iln Friday lah t ! Mirmlh :"I ilhlaiarmi
notified haer i((nel!a;ne i the l'offtr of
mediation, but persisted in her de
I and foru i al ' in ilitu i ro n ti pri
posed to a:stit ute al for ort lineu
from %lidia onli the l' il k S."; to lthe
Gulf of Saros at the top of the penin
sula oif Gallipoli.
According to an official report rom
tulgarian army headquarters the ca, p
ture of Adrianople cost the Hulgariansi
ftrem l10,0lo to 11,110il killed and wound
ed and the Servinans 1.2100. '
The Bulgarians made prisoners of
40 generals, 21,10tl other officers and
60,000 men. The Bulgarian besieging
forces numbered 129,000 men with 380
guns. The Servians numbeerd 40t,0i
with 98 guns. The Turks had 200
siege guns and 450 to 500 field pieces.
FL0 VCJIMS EATING ACORNS FO FOOD
Relief Needed for 200 Families and
500 Men, Women and Children on
Atchafalaya River in Louisiana.
New Orleans, La -A representative
of Archbishop James H. Blenke was
dispatched with all pdssiblg haste
Wednesday to ascertain what relief is
needed for about 200 families, in all
about 500 men, women and children,
driven from their little truck farms
and homes near Grande Pointe,
Breaux Bridge and Arnaudville, La.,
by the rising waters of the Atcha
falaya river. The stricken district is
approximately 100 miles from New Or
leans. Frantic appeals for bread and
bread only for the starving hundreds
was sent by Father A. Blanc of
Grande Pointe to Archbishop Blenke
Tuesday night. Some of them are
eating acorns to stave off death by
starvation. Others, driven by hunger,
steal at the peril of their lives, Is
the message of Father Blanc from
It is probable that the New Orleans
relief committee, organized last year
during the floods, wrtl be called upon
to give several hundred dollars of
reserve funds to provide food and
other relief for the victims of the
American Shot and Klilel..
City of Mexico.-Albert H. law
rence, manager of an American-qtra
ed sugar plantation near El Potrd0,
Vera Cruz, wasr shot and killed Tues.
day, the poice authorities alleg, by
Charles Baillet, a Flrenchman elndploy
ed on the sugar property.
Democrats Sweep Chicago.
Chicago, Ill.-Democrats swept the
city In Tuesday's municipal election,
Sreturning thirty-two aldermen and the
superior court Judge, city clerk and
I city treasurer. The proposed bond lIs
sue of $Z 880,000 carried.
Locating Locks and Dams.
Waco, Tex.-Colonel C. S. Riche of
, Galveston has surveyors at work on
the Brazos river near and below Mar
lin, locating two more locks and dams,
5 making half the number required to
secure light-draft navigation to Waco.
Will Plant 5,000 Pecan Trees.
Houston, Tex.-M. A. Halbert of
Coleman, the pecan expert, was in
Houston Tuesday making arrange
ments for the planting of 5,000 pecan
trees at Westfield, near Houston.
Austrian Warships at Antevarl.
Vienna-Part of the Austrian squad
ron is reported to have reached the
Montenegrin port of Antevart; the re
mainder is held in reserve at Cattaro.
.Transports with 3,000 Infantrymen
aboard accompany the warships.
Morgan's Body in Three Caskets.
Rome.-The body of the late J.
Pierpont Morgan, after it had been
embalmed and dressed, was Tuesday
inclosed in a walnut coffin lined with
white brocade. This was then placed
In a leaden casket, and finally in a
.bird case of heavy walnut with gold
and silver fittings
g Antis Win at Harper.
.arper, Tex.-Tbe lees optio. else'
tion hbld Monday e ldIn a vctor
Ifer th\at atls by three votes,
LEARNING TEXTURE OF SOILS
One May Learn How Much Water
Different Kinds of Sail Will Hold
by Sample Test.
If anyoie, wi.h.s to ; :.'" to him'
sel ho(,'. IiItlh m orr, \' "i', r :r'ii . . Tile
o ill d , l wh t'han ,th ,.:.. ,.-t i' u 1t'l
thllr '.' 11:1t1 "t. ' l ca ll it' : /' . i
\\it ;a nlo; : II, h 11 :1 ot: h! h v1 . .9
n tI.h' h ti Tnlt . a, ! I '1 . a ,l il ill
toll c 1\ ma t I th "* ..hti, r wIth a| rit c'l
l a,i)i I s u,! . I, II fll 'd i ~t l! it , I. l t ..
if t-' (i rill as tI. ii-t arol o"t i hi
hat:1 Th.in ill the caan w vitol Tih. d:ark,
ric th top Si ,l fr. t I1*" ~ o. 1 II.t, after
t iT ling a\al \ the 1 l" a ,i'- a'l t other
cI'alItsie' It .iTalls Pairk th!' -mil in aill
of iitt 1n t l,\It rýll I d l : Itiu! iT i a;ill theV
will h ild PuT Ti,'' i a i lt> If! t nil in
i-onil' Ilaie l\haer tll-., will dry out
thioro ruel: ly \ IT ,d g i :i lci'.s is n thel
lkitchen hhindl thhe stl\
1'h.en hlii are all Hell drier d, poTr
a half pinrt of watear - li i over the
top of each can oft li It peat this.
pltting theb ianti e lr moulTtl it" ;1ater on
ea'- . soil. until the eater lh ins toI
trickl, fronm the ho, , in lthie b llotil of
ithl an i:sa
'he eatuer 111 thu-an to rili from
thle cal l contTainin t nil fir-t. a:1u it
this n he plied so that the n athr
'aenn b" Ie:Inclt d Iet h"' s "e d t can
i. toiill h lo :"l11i lie- e later lhii :anii
will hild I th i n the l r!: Sil, 1 byl b
the samie AiThod IrT no' I.i b 'in hol
lranlh oTil'' watr the sei1 full of hlT*
Tnhu wi!l hotl th;an i. ve :T havy clay
coil d( wvoid of nh !.mus
FATTEN SHEEP FOR MARKET
Cull Animals Can Be Pmlpared Ean
ier in Season by Turn:nq Them
Into Rape as Pasture.
All ,aPi and -'ilh \ (T,;r ,o \es ,s the
.'n l d : il :I ot .i l lh re I,. li,',p . ouild
Ii, cullI 1 ii out tii f:-tT : a shiorT ial.m
bufor.- the ,railn 1s IrTI itd in withl thll
hrei..di o ne, i. l 'lh T 11 i.:!l -l-lu, (-ll be
fatt ledil a,'rlio r it ll i, , isl l iv turn
lit thel into ta r lpeha ' I l a' s stre
bilu if yml r . oftf too late ,s; ialt
food s r 'q.:iln . In ' ::R, h',ed floek.
!a, e s iT i ire i )fit kl - TIn tntil th.-v tike
of ih a,- sl:,. I ir I "'. o are worth
miiore thuin tit .u :irn.. llT II it u.alnod
flbik it de.s Int I,,y a , kI " p ''e's that
1do not hlavi .soiiTi l Tnu 'I st . An old
we i. lil..ly to pt r. ,r l.ti:fi:.'ory.
Ii ce!'ecthing r;in:i . Th, alit: -.ihuld be
to selec, t th.iose that ar' .TroaTl In the
poiti.t in ahich h . .. . . 're, weak.
For instance. 'w.aes lt;t 'i ;ire an open
coat and are narrow in a.isteld should
he bred to rams ithat atr strong on
those points. By this method a very
uniform flock can be established in
a very few years. It Is a good Idea to
turn the ram with the ewes in the
evening after he has been fed and
take him out in the morning before
being fed. A ram should be well fed.
Bran. oats, roots of vegetables, make
a good ration with clover as rough.
QUITE USEFUL WAGON BRAKE
Attached to Any Stationary Part of
Vehicle, It Will Effectively Hold
While traveling through the mouun
:ains with a horse and carriage. I
found the brake shown in the illus
tration exceedingly useful, writes W.
C. Thompson of Millington. N. J., In
the Popular Mechanics. It is con
structed as follows: The base is made
of an iron wagon tire. 28 inches long
and three and one-half inches wide.
with a slight curve on the front so
that it will not catch in stones or
A Wagon Brake.
other obetacles which are firmly set
In the roadbed. The sides are made
of one-inch square hickory sticks bolt
ed to the base with three bolts fo
each guide, the rear elds being curvedi
to allow the wheel to enter easily, eds
a hole is punched in the front for a
rope or chain, the other end of which
-is attached to any stationary part eI.
the wagon. If the wheel is allowe
to rest in the center of the brake 1i
' will effectively hold the wagon en a
I , Rape Sseodiag.
Tlii Deeding rape broadcast from
three t five pounds of seiced are re
, quired tobhe acre. If sown In drills
e from one o two poundse of seed are
suflicent. I quality and condition
of the sol ill give the euact
amount, lightet oseed being used om
rich and clean graund. The coaditiom
of the seed bed shaould be finee, fr
A light top dressing nf manure may
be applied and the crop responds very
readily to such treatment. As a soil
ig crop, it is desired to secure all the
SIgrowth possible, so the more perfect
we cai make the condition tlhe
greater will be the results.
ints for Flower Lover.
Plant sweet peas early in rich, mals
soil, in the open. Later, mulch the
The petunia is one of the mo
free-flon ertaing annuals. It requires a
great deal of water.
Sweet alyssum is lovely for borders.
U'se wood ashes when setting out
Mignonette liKes cool soil.
Give pansies a rich, cool, moist soft
and keep the blossoms picked.
Salvia is one of the most beautiful
of all flowers. 'Give it a rich, sandp
Sulphur for Chickens.
A few drops of little liquid sulphup
in bucket of water is fine for chick.
aes in dry weather, once or twtie a
Slol for Peas.
Give peas rich ground and a sae
eo tloAn each season. Work the
grond thoroughly. Plowing th1
wound in the fall is an advantai.