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VOL. XXXIX-NO. 49.
BOLIVAR, TENNESSEE:, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1904.
SUBSCRIPTION: $1.00 Per Yeai
Arrival of the Russian Armed Trans
port Lena at San Francisco
the Cause of Comment.
IS SHE DIRECT FROfl VLADIVOSTOK,
OR HAS SHE BEEN 0,1 PATROL DUTY?
Hear-4lmirnl (inoilrlrh, t'oiiimniid
ln the Pnclfle Station, Han lleen
limtraclrd t Aneerlaln What
"Are Hie IntcntioiiN of the Hum
, ' Minn Commander. (
fean Francisco, Sept. 12. The state
ment that the Russian armed transport
Lena left Vladivostok 31 days ago and
arrived here with foul boilers has
aroused considerable speculation and
ditxrussion. The average of a fairly
fast steamer from the Russian port to
San Franciso is from 28 to 30 days,
and it is pointed out that the Lena
would not hive been permitted to
leave Vladivostok - in such condition
that a month's voyage woUlll 1 1 lrtu,illy
disable her. Local shipping men inz
dine to the belief that the Lena has
been out of Vladivostok longer than
a month, and has been so long patrol
ling the high seas in seirch of Japan
ese merchantmen and other vessels
carrying contraband that rhe was
forced to put in here for renovation.
Another surmise is that the Lena
was so long out without getting sight
of a prize that the put in here for in
formation concerning the movements
of the enemy'? vessels and for further
inst ructions. This step. It is claimed,
f-he was clearly entitled to take under
the neutrality laws, affording her 24
hours' stay, and that the niDve was
ronsidercrl safe may be judged from
the known absence of .Tapan3se war
ships in thi& vicinity.
i lie l,ena Main laet.
Tt is conceded in shipping circles that
the main finest of the Lena was the
steamship America, which flies the Jap
anese flag, and which would' be open to
capture at any place on the high seas.
The America left Hong Kong for San
Francisco three days ago richly laden.
It is a question now whether the Amer
ica will cross the Pacific, as she will
probably call at Guam for cable ad
vices, and be informed of the danger
awaiting her. Honolulu is another
port of call where the America could
The Korrn Buraprd Search.
The Pacific Mail Steampship Co.'s
Heamcr Korea, from Hong Kong, via
Yokohama, is due here, and possibly
escaped search by the earlier arrival
of the Lena.
The presence of the Lena will have
an influence for a time on the char
acter of the cargoes pent from here to
Admiral Goodrich has notified the
"Washington authorities of the arrival
of the Lena and has asked for instruc
tions. Olllr.KS TO ADMIRAL liOOPRICH.
Vlie Runnlau Cruller' Commander to
Re Anted Hi" Intentions.
Washington, Sent. 12. The navy de
partment received a dirpateh from
Rear-Admiral Goodrich, commander of
the Pacific station, stating that the
Russian- armed transport Lena had ar
rived there, and that her commanding
officer claimed that his ship's engines
and boilers were in need of repairs.
Later In the day the telegram will be
referred to the state department for
Secretary Morton has telegraphed
Rear-Admiral Goodrich, directing him
1o detain the .Pacific squadron at San
Francisco and' to inquire of the com
mander of the Lena what his inten
IT CAVSED A STIR.
TJie prrHenee of the I .etui Caused
!tlr in OHlcinl t'lrelen.
-Washington. Sept. 12. Admiral
Goodrich's report cf the presence of
the Russian transport Iena in San
Francisco harbor caused a great stir
in official circles here. The entry of
the ship was entirely unexpected, and
was a disagrechle event, tor it had
been hoped by the officials that Amer
ica would escape being drawn in the
necessity of making close decisions re
specting the rights of belligerent ves
sels in our ports.
Seo'j. Morton Sonsht dvlee.
Secretary Mcrmton promptly sought
the advice of the state department,
tending Capt. Pillsbury, acting chief
of the navigation bureau, over to see
Acting Secretary Adee. The latter, in
turn, called for Judge Penfield, the de
partment's solicitor, and a conference
ensued between the three men lasting
half an hour. Then the statement was
made that, after all, this was not a
matter which at this stag" concerned
the stat department, but. rather, it is
within the jurisdiction of ibe treasury
department. The presence of the Rus
sian transport, so-called, in San Fran
cisco harbor, involves the application
of the United States neutrality laws;
and it was said at the state depart
ment that it was the duty, under the
president's proclamation of neutrality,
for the officials there the collector oi
customs at Portland and the United
States district attorney at San Fran
cisco, to take any steps necessary in
this matter. In-other words, the case is
purely internal as it stands, though it
may become externa at any moment,
and thus require action by the stat
department in the event that another
action, Japan, Tor instance, officially
calls attention to the Lena's presence
in San Francisco harbor.
There Ik !Vo Difference.
It is said at the state department
that in international law ihere is no
difference recognized between a trans
port and a battleship, though there
seemed to be an intimation conveyed
in the San Francisco dispatches that
the captain of the Russian ship
thought otherwise, and was disposed to
claim exemption from the rules of war
applying to naval ships.
That being the case it is probable
that the government here will follow
closely the course p-ureaicd by Ger
many, France and China in cases where
Russian naval vessels sought shelter in
their harbors. The first thing to be
done is . to find out the exact condition
of the Lena, and whether or not there
actually exists need for repairs. If it
should appear that the vessel is really
seaworthy, she-must go to pea at once,
or, at least, within 24 hours of notice
to our officials of her arrival in port.
She may take on a supply of coal, but
e nly sufficient to move her to the near
est home port, and it will be part of
the understanding upon which this coal
is furnished that it . is to be used for
no other purpose; American ports must
not be made the basis of hostile opera
tions against either of the belligerents
The enrent Runainn Uortw.
Vladivostok and Port Arthur are the
nearest Russian ports to San Fran
cisco, but it is possible that our govern
ment would- recognize the fact that
they are absolutely closed by blockade
to the Lena, and thus sanction the
departure of a ship for Rusisa south
ward by way of the west coast of South
America, Cape Horn and the Atlantic
In the event that repairs are found
to be actually necessary, the time al
lowed for them will he fixed' by our
government experts, and when they are
completed, though it is understood that
they must not proceed beyond a point
sufficient to make the vessel seaworthy,
she will be allowed to depart for Rus
sia if she takes coal in San Francisco,
or whence she pleases if she goes out
under her own -coal supply.
May Re Held nt San-FrancUeo.
It in believed at the navy depart
ment that the conditions will not be
allowed to shape themselves so that
the Lena can go out of San Francisco
harbor to prey on American commerce,
even though this 4s carried in Japanese
bottoms. In fact, the impressions pre
vails that the Lena will he tied up at
San Francisco until the end: of the war,
the crew remaining aboard if the Jap
anese government does not object, and
this is not likely in view of the prece
dent established in the case of the
A?kold. or they will be comfortably
quartered at the training station on
Verba Buerra island, in the middle oi
the harbor. It. is believed that the
Russian captain will not be adverse
to this interment, as he is probably a
refugee, and without hope of being
able to keep the seas and escape the
penalties.' cf neutrality laws until some
opportunity affords for him to carry
ihe Lena safely throu.gh the Japanese
blockade into Vladivostok.
AT CHICAGO STOCK YARDS.
A hoot Twelve Thousand Men Ap
plied For Work, Lis Than Half
IlelnK Taken Oul
Chicago, Sept. 12. It is estimated
that about 12,000 men applied for work
at the stock yards Monday. About
4.800 of the applicants were taken back
by the packers. Many of the non
union men failed' to report for work,
but a number appeared on the Lake
Shore & Michigan Southern and other
railroad?, giving rise to much dissatis
faction among the union men. A few
clashes however, were reported, chiefly
fisticuffs between negro strike-breakers
and white unionists.
About 14,000 non-union men are still
at work in the yards.
REFUSED TO ACCEPT A CUT
A. Strike Instead of Resumption at
the American fteel nnl Wire
Work at Sharon, la.
Sharon, Pa.. Sept. 12. Instead of " a
resumption of the American Steel &
Wire Works at. South Sharon the com
pany ha? a strike on its hands. Prep
arations had been going on for sev
eral days to get the wire, wire nail
and blooming mills in shape for start
ing. "When the men reported the wire
drawers were notified of a 20 per cent,
reduction. They refused to accept it,
and struck. An immediate settlement
cf the trouble is not looked for.
WHILE ,HE PEOPLE SLEPT
Rohliern Blev- the Safe of the Rank
of Palmyra. 'et., tint Kaon pert
Lincoln. Neb.. Sept. 12. Robbers
blew oppn the safe of the bank of
Palmyra. Neb., and escaped without
arousing the reopie of the town. They
took an unknown amou,nt of cash, and
the bank officers are trying to learn the
amount," which may be small. Three
charges were fired, it is thought, after
midnight. This is the third safe rob
bery in eastern Nebraska in the last
Peace Delegate Robbed.
St. Louis. Sept. 12. Albert Gobat,
of Switzerland, a delegate to tne inter
national peace conference, was robbed
of $60 in money and a letter of credit
at the Southern hotel. The valet of
another delegate has been arrested aod
Big Time for Farmers.
The farmers of the southern por
tion of Carroll county arc making
preparations for a big time at the
me sting of the farmers' Institute
on October 1 at Hollands' Grove,
seven miles south of Huntingdon.
Tillers of the soil from all parts of
the county arc expected to be pres
ent. A good programme has been
prepared for the occasion, some of
the features being as follows : "Ben
efits to be Derived from the Farnv'
ers' Institute,' It. C. Hill; "Scien
tific Farming' J. It. McKinney;
recitation, "Living On the Farm,'
Miss Lutha Holladay; "Horticul
ture," S. A. Brown; "Winter Stor
age," T- M. Hampton; "Woman's
WTork," Mrs. S. C. Abcrnathy;
"Home Entertainment," Miss Mol
lie Iioark; "Country Schools,"
Countv Superintendent X. E. Tray
wick; '"TlieBible in School," Prof.
Lavcook; speeches by the little
folks. A committee composed of W.
N- Abcrnathy, G. E. Phillips and S.
J. Belew have the affair in charge.
Here's a Snake Story.
J. B. Dill, of the Seventh district
of Carroll county, reports a rather
remarkable occurrence in his com
munity recently in the snake line.
Mr. Dill and two little sons were at
the home of Sebe Smothers, and
Dill's boys and a grandson of Mr.
Smothers went to a pond to water
the horse. Directly they returned
and excitedly asked for a gun, say
ing they Tiad found the largest
snake they had ever seen. The party
went back to the pond and two shots
were fired, at the reptile. One
struck the snake in the head and the
other in the stomach, the latter
making a gaping wound. The party
were amazed when they beheld a
number of young snakes crawling
from' the interior of the big snake
through the wound in its stomach-
They kept coming out until there
were just twenty-three c'f them, and
their average length was nine and
one-half inches.' All were killed.
The mother snake was a swamp
moccasin and measured nearly four
Must Be Demented.
Mrs. John Bayard, wife of a
cropper living in the Seventeenth
district of Montgomery count, was
barely prevented from cutting the
thro.it of her 18-inonths-old child
and then taking her own life. The
husband and father was on the front
porch of his home when he heard
his wi'fc threaten to kill some one
and to then take her own life. He
rushed into the house and saw her
with an open razor in her hand and
her child in her lap. The father
rescued the child and the mother
then raiV from the house toward a
nearby creek, but fell on the way,
was picked up and taken to the
house. It is thought that she was
suffering from temporary insane-
It is said that some weeks ago Mrs.
Bayard took several shots at a man
whom she saw about the place look
ing for a stra' cow. The man fled
and was not wounded.
Thomas White Captured.
After hiding for nearlv three
months in the mountains of Over
ton county, Thomas White, 17 years
old, wanted at Carthage on the
charge .of complicity in the murder
of Sid Vaden, was arrested at
Xashville last week. White wa3 at
the Union station, about to leave for
the Indian Territory, when taken
into custody- Vaden was killed by
D. W. White, an uncle of the boy,
at a farm about five miles from
Carthage. Vaden?s -live stock, it
was 01011?"'., had trespassed on
White's farm, ancrthat led to an
altercation. Vaden came to White's
home, and, it is claimed, was
armed. White called for his Win
chester rifle and his nephew took the
weapon to him
The killing fol-
Dennis Brothers Shot.
Sam and Joe Dennis, brothers,
were shot and fatallv wounded at
Nashville by Henry Spain. Sam
Dennis and Spain were attempting
to induce Marink, another of the
Dennis brothers, who was intoxi
cated, to return home, when Joe
Dennis appeared on the scene. Joe
interfered, claiming that Spain was
mistreating the drunken man, and
the shootmjr followed.
Powder Mill Sold.
By a deal involving more than c
million dollars the Dupont Powder
Company, of Wilmington, Del., has .
become possessed of the" property of
the Chattanooga Powder Companv,
whose offices are in Chattanooga
and whose mills are at Ooltewah.
The mills of the Chattanooga Pow
der Company are the largest of their J
kind in the South and it is probable ;
that the Dupont company will at .
some time in the near future in-!
crease the capacity of these mills
Death cf a Good Man.
B. T. Harton, one of the oldest
citizens of Dyersburg and of Dyer
county, died at Dyersburg last week.
He was in the 85th year of his age,
and died of no particular disease,
but simply laded away died of old
age. He was one of the best and
most charitable men that ever lived
in anr community, and his charities,
kindnesses and benefactions were
extended to those who most needed
help- The poor and the afflicted
will miss his kindly Alices, and he
will be missed by a very wide circle
of friends. He leaves a large fam
ily of children and grandchildren
and relatives ov - West Tennessee
and Southwestcn -,fucky.
Jackson Colleges Open.
The Southwestern Baptist TJni
versity and Memphis Conferenct
Female Institute, Jackson's two
leading denominational schools, the
former representing the Baptist and
the latter the Methodist denomina
tions, opened their fall terms last
week. The attendance was large for
both institutions, and both start out
with most flattering prospects
Dropped Dead in Parade.
Joseph. Ixatli, of Knoxville,
dropped dcad'while participating in
the .Knights J emplar parade at han
Francisco last week. He was 06
- r i v (
jural a ui a""" aim ii uiriiiiici ik tuvui
de Leon Company of Knoxville and
Alhambra Temple Mystic Shrine of
Chattanooga- The body was brought
home 'for interment in Anderson
Spiders' Bite Fatal.
At Knoxville last week Mrs. Xn ri
me B. Drain, a widow, died from
blood poisoning, dua to a spiders
bite. She was bitten by the insect
while sitting on the front porch of
her home on the night of August
30. This is the second death at
Knoxville this season from the
same cause, Mrs. J. C. Wilson be
ing the first victim.
Cut to Pieces.
Bud Kcalason, while working at
Jackson's saw mill, near (Jleason,
happened to a serious accident. He
was carrying off some lumber from
the saw when one end of the lumber
struck the saw and jerked him
against it, cutting him almost to
pieces. All tho flsh was torn from
his leg and he was also cut in the
Official Y. M. C. A. Call.
The official call for the twenty
sixth annual convention of the Ten
nessee Young Men's Christian As
sociations states that the invitation
of the Bristol Association has been
accepted, and the convention will be
held in the "Border City" October
Children Run Away.
The 14-year-old son and two lit
tle daughters of Ifans Suiter, a
farmer living five miles south of
Clarksville, have Wt home in a
canoe and there is no clew to their
present whereabouts, according to
the last reports received. Their
father is in search of them-
Complaint comes rom Cumber
land City to the effect that certain
parties have been making a habit of
dynamiting fish by the wholesale,
contrary to law. It is proposed to
take steps to prevent this in the
Examinations for Superintendents.
Stafe Superintendent S. A.
Mynders is sending out letters to
county court chairmen calling at
tention to the law providing for the
examination of candidates for coun
ty superintendents. The examina
tions will be held October 3, 4, 5
Filipinos at Knoxville.
Six Filipino boys have arrived at
Knoxville to become students at the
University of Tennessee. Four of
them will enter the law department
and two will take an agricultural
Eloping Couple Escape.
Joe E- Leinari, son of a wealthy
farmer, compelled Sallie Smith,
aged 18, to elope with him in a
buggy near La-follctte. The couple
were pursued by the girl's brothers,
but escaped by fording two rivers.
Twelve Counties Approved.
The Board c'f Equalization has
approved fhe assessments of tho fol
lowing counties: Cannon, Grundy,
Hawkins. Jefferson. Loudon, Mc
Xairy, Union, Rhea, Sequatchie,
Terry, Washington and Van Buren.
The assessments of Maury and
White counties were approved with
slight changes. The assessment of
Davidson county realty was ap
proved, but the personalty was
passed until the corporate interests
had been investigated.
HOUSEKEEPING IN EGYPT.
Some Points of Information for Those
Who Contemplate a Visit to
An Englishwoman who has spent a
number of years in Egypt, and has ac
quired a fund of information concern
ing manners and customs in the land of
the Pharaohs, says the Brooklyn Eaile,
gives the following points about house
keeping in Egypt:
"Before embarking on housekeeping,
it is advisable to gain some little ex
perience of the ways of the country and
above all of the ways of the wily na
tive." she says. "A few weeks in a
hoarding house, or better still, as the
guest of a friend, would be by no means
ill-spent. It pays best to adopt the
methods in vogue; a hidebound adber
ence to English ways spell . disaster,
especially to a beginner. A practical
Arab phrase book is a great help, and the
numerals especially should be mastered
The coinage is complicated and difficult
to identify, wherein lies a golden oppor
tunity for the peculations of the domes
tic staff; therefore, the mysteries of hi?
piasters, little piasters fuddehs, and mil
liems must all be conquered.
"A -house should be chosen in as airj
a position as possible and a fashionable
quarter is not a fashionable quarter for
nothing; it generally implies salubrity.
If a flat be in question, the top story Is
the best (and generally the dearest),
the ground floor) being considered un
healthy. Plain painted furniture is the
most serviceable, and the house can be
.made pretty and cozy with curtains,
cushions and draperies that are easily
picked "up at leisure in the bazars. Iron
bedsteads and mosquito nets are essen
tial; mattresses are usually stued with
raw cotton, and should be periodically
remade, whilst loose rugs are better than
"Crockery, glass and kitchen utensils
are best bought in Egypt, but linen may
well be brought from home, and will suf
fer little deterioration, for (peace to ho
tel guests, who tell another tale) laun
dry work is a fine art in Egypt and by no
means over-expensive. Muslin dresses,
blouses, etc., can be got up tojerfection
and a regular customer can arrange for a
fixed price per dozen articles, exclusive
of elaborate garments.
"The servant qustion is proverbially
a vexed one, all the world over; but with
a little study and management and a
fair average of luck, it need not be unduly
harassing in Egypt. Men are employed
for all domestic service, with the excep
tion of children's nurses; and as there
is no caste system one or two men are
quite sufficient for a small household.
Most people keep a cook and a suff raggl
(or waiter) , with a house boy for general
service; but many manage quite com
fortably with only one man. English
maidservants, with the possible excep
tion of confidential maids or nurses, are
seldom satisfactory, and nearly always
an anxiety. '
"Among the strong points of an Arab
rervant are his silence and self-obliteration,
his automatic performance of his
daily work (though some count this a
disadvantage), and his willingness to
accept responsibility. It is a great com
fort to be able to say: "Get this done,
and don't ask me how.' The Arab be
comes a great man directly, and by tn
genious shifts, known only to the native,
will manage and contrive the impossible.
He is delighted to do the fussing, and
the mistress can sit Etill and await the
"Even the novice had better avoid
English-speaking servants; there are
exceptions, but as a rule they are imper
tinent and overbearing. The language
is not an insuperable difficulty; the Im
perative mood is all that is required, and
much can be conveyed by the aid of
'sighs and wonders.' But it saves
trouble to have a man who is used to
English ways and has served in an Eng
"The cook does the catering; he goes
to market every morning, and brings
back just sufficient for the day's re
quirements. As a check on his expendi
ture the mistress should herself occa
sionally visit the market, or compare
notes with friends. English groceries
she will probably prefer to buy herself,
at an English shop, and the baker and the
milkman will call daily. With regard
to milk it is impossible to be too care
ful. The very " best English laterie
Bhould be patronized, and the milk de
livered in sealed bottles. All milk
should be boiled- before use. Water
should be boiled and filtered for the
table, but .nearly every one takes bot
tled drinks. The expense of life in
Egypt work out at about two-rhirds in
excess of a corresponding style in Eng
land. "House rent is high. The rent for a
six-roomed unfurnished flat in a good
position in Cairo is upward of 80 a
year, all included. A cook's wages are
anything from 2 a month upward; a
houseboy gets from 1 10s., and a suf-
fraggi nearly as much as the cook.
Arabs make excellent cooks and are
very clever at using up unconsidered
"Success in housekeeping In Egypt, as
elsewhere, demands a little care and
trouble at the beginning; the first fort
night is everything. The regime once
established and let no personal incon
venience stand In the way of firmly es
tablishing it a- general supervision is
all that is required in future, and all
ihould go well."
Aren't you ambitions to rank as a
captain of industry?"
"No," answered Senator Sorghum.
I'm satisfied to keep connected with
the paymaster's department." Wash
Smiles and kisses are much more ef
fective than tears. And they don't dis
turb the neighbors so much. Chicago
HEWS IS MEAGER
FR0H SEAT OF WAR
The Russians Said to Be Continuing
Their Retirement Toward
THE JAPANESE ADVANCE 15 SLOW,
PROBABLY DUE TO EXHAUSTION.!
Field Marnlml Oytn Hfporti n
Urge Body ot KukdUd Cavalrj
at Ftntlw, Between Yental and
Makden, Bat Are Merely Keeplaa
ln Tonch With Him.
Mukden, Saturday, Sept, 10, via
Pekih, Sept. 12. The Russians are con
tinuing their retirement to Tie pass.
The Japanese advance is slow, though
the military situation is not unfavor
able to them. Many Russian com
panies now consist of only 30 men.
Notwithstanding the Russian reverse?,
the retreating troops are cheerful.
MKRELV KEEPING IN TOUCH.
A Large Body of Rnxiaii Cavalry
Between Vental and -tlukden.
Tokio, Sept. 12.--2 p. m. Fild Mar
shal Oyama 'reports that a large body
of Russian cavalry has appeared at
Pintaitzu, easward of the railroad, be
tween Ventai and Mukden. He adds
that the Russians are merly keeping
in toujeh with the Japanese.
FROM l.IEIT.-C!K. SAKHAUOFF.
Says No larsce Force of arnnee Hat
Been Seen North of Yentnl.
St. Petersburg, Sept. 12. A dispatch
has been received from Lieut.-Gen.
Sakharoff, under Sunday's date, re
porting that no large Japanese force
has been seen north of the Yentai fail
road, hut that south of there there are
many large camps of Japanese.
The Yentail railroad referred to by
Sakharoff is probably the branch road
connecting the Yentai coal mines with
Yentai, on the main line between Liao
Yang and Mukden. .
LOSSES AT MAO VANG.
Official Fianres Sent By Minister
Grlncom at ToUlo.
Oyster Bay, L. I.. Sept. 12. President
Roosevelt received, through the state
department, a cablegram from United
States Minister Griscom, at Tokio, giv
ing revised official figures of the losaes
at the battle of Liao Yang. As report
ed by Field Marshal Oyama. the Jap
anese losses during the several days of
the battle were 17.500. while the Rus
sian losses were 20.000.
FOIMI DIM I1VM IHX1.RT8.
Japn n cmc Found Dam Onni Bulleta
AnonK Captured Munition!).
Washington, Sept. 12. The Japanese
legation has received the following ca
blegram from Tokio:
"The Manchuria army reports that
two kinds of dumdum bu.llets were
found among the munitions of war
captured at the Liao Yang battle. They
resemble cartridges intended for the
Russian rifles of the type of 1891. Some
of the wounds inflicted on the Japan
ese, it is thought, were caused by bui,
lets of this description."
Aliened Hold-Up Man Arretted.
Livings-ton, Mont., Sept. 12. Sheriff
Robertson has arrived here with Ray
Glover, charged with being a partici
pant in the recent holdup of the Ore
gon Short Line at Kammerer, Wyo., in
which the express messenger was
robbed of a large sum of money.
To Marry a Frencli Marqala.
New York, Sept. 12 Formal an
nouncement has been made by Mr. and
Mrs. James B. Oliver, of Pittsburg, of
the engagement cf their daughter
Edith to the Marquis Alfred Dusmel
de Smours of Paris. The wedding will
occur in this country this fall.
Killed In Friendly Boxlna- Bont.
Atlantic City, N. J., Sept. 12 In a
friendly boxing bout Alexander Tilgh
man, a waiter, has received a body
blow which was followed by almost
instant death. His opponent was a
fellow waiter. The matter was treated
as an accident.
To Observe Louisiana Day.
St. Louis, Sept. 12. Gov. N. C.
Blanchard of Louisiana, accompanied
by about 60 relatives, 50 members of
his official staff and the famous Wash
ington artillery, of New Orleans, ax
rived Sunday, to participate on Louis
iana day at the World's fair.
Fierce Storm Near Dalian, Tex.
Dallas, Tex., SepL 12. Reports
reached Dallas Sunday night that a se
vere storm passed over parts of the
northern part of Dallas county and the
southern parts of Hunt and Collin
counties. Sunday evning, doing much
damage to cotton and farm property.
Dined the f'nnnlrM.
St. Lou,fg, Sept. 12. Countess Spot-tiswood-Macklin,
of Paris, formerly
Miss Sallie Brjtfoh. of this city, was
entertained at dinner at the St. Louis
lub, Sunday night", by W. A. Gallen
line. Thecountes9 is visiting the
An Ancient St. Loulaan.
Gonzales, Tex.. Sept. 12. Dr S. H.
Darst, one of the wealthiest citizens of
this section, who whs born in St. Louis,
84 years ago, just before Missouri was
admitted to the Union, is arranging u
visit "the World's fair.
The International Electrical congres"
13 in-session at St Louis.
The Baltic fleet has nailed from
Cronstadt for the far east.
Charles C. Garrett, former sheriff
of St. Louis county, Mo., died in St.
Lottis, Sunday, after a brief illness.
The Russian armed transport, Lena,
has arrived at San Franaito and has
asked permission to make repairs.
The United States geological survey
announces that statistics as to well
will be kept and printed from time to
A steam launch collided with
steamer on the upper Delaware river
and seven or eight persons were
The Russian emperor has called out
the army reserves in several govern-,
ments, the new men beinsf intended to
reinforce the army in Manchuria.
The American Bankers' association,
which convenes this week in New
York, is expected to have quite an en
tertaining and instructive session.
The pastor of the Oyster Bay Epis
copal church delivered a discourse,
Sunday, on "International Peace:' in
the presence of President Roosevelt.
Sheriff Henchen of St. Louis county.
Mo., has ordered the proprietors of im
moral shows opposite Delmar garden
to close at the instance of Att'y.-Gen.
Former State Senator James Orchard
was arrested on an attachment at
West Plains, Mo., and gave bond to ap
pear at the Farris trial 'In Jefferson
City in December.
Delegates to the Interparliamentary
union were the guests of the Business
Men's league, of St. Louis, Sunday, at
an informal reception and luncheon at
the Glen Echo club.
Robbers who attempted to blow open
the safe of a bank at Tuscola, 111.,
awakened the citizens, who fired mor
than fifty shots at them, wounding one
man. The thieves escaped.
Residents of St. Louis and their
visitors awoke Monday morning to
find the temperature down to about 60,
and light overcoats and fall wraps
Reports of the bureau of statistics
show that the commerce of the Unit
ed States with its noncontiguous terri
tories for the last fiscal year has been
most profitable and far in advance of
On top of the already high . price
zinc ore in the Joplin (Mo.) field has
advanced $1 a ton, and all of the re
serve stock of the district has been
purchased and some ore .bought in ad
vance of production.
l.ls-htnlna- Kills Two Boys.
Marshall, 111., SepL 12. In the course
of a storm, Sunday afternoon, lightning
struck the barn of Frank Patton, threa
miles east of here, and instantly killed!
two sons of Ross Burkholder, aged C
and 11 years".
Stasre of the Rivera.
I iChange Rainfall
Stations. GaugeI24 hours In 24 hr
Plltsburs 6.0 0.2
Cincinnati 5.0 0.1 .14
St. Louis I 6.8 0.1
St. Iiul 5.0 0.2
Davenport ! 3.6 0.2
Keokuk 2.5 0.0 .01
Kvansvtlle 3.3 0.2 .04
Memphis 4.7 0.2
Louisville 3.3 0.1 . .04
Cairo . 8.0 0.0 .10
New Orleans 4.2 U) .02
MONDAY. . Sept. 11,
Grain and Provisions.
St. Louis Flour Patents, $22.214.171.124:
other grades. J4.40;5-3y. Wheat No. i red,
$l.i:tft 1.14. Corn No. 2 mixed, 51rt52c
Oats No. 2, 32V2j33c. Hay Timothy.
$:i.."of,i2.cO; prairie, J.50Ji8.50; clover.JlO.O
"flo.OJ. Lard Choice steam, 6.52,,ic. Pork
New mess, $10.92Vs. Bacon Breakfast,
WV1UV2C. Butter Creamery, 15ff20c.
fiairy, 12316t:. Eggs Fresh. 1719V4c
Wool Tub-washed. 21?i35c; Missouri and
Illinois combing, ll'.-iJioc; other grades.
Indianapolis Wheat No. 2 red, $1.09;
No. 3 red. 11.03. Corn No. 2 white. 5S4c;
No. 2 yellow, 54c. Oats No. 2 mixeJ,
new. 32c. Hay Timothy, $9.00tjl0.25.
ChicaRC Closing quotations: Wheat
September, $1 0!?i; old, $1.12; May, $1.14;
December, $1.12. Corn September, 52Tic;
December. 51c; May, SOVic. Oat Sep
tember. 31fi31c; December, 32'ic; May.
34iV35c. Pork September, $10.55; Octo
ber, JVV65; January, $12.40. Lard Septem
ber. $7 00; October. $7.05i7.07V4; January,
$7.12U; May. $7.27Vi. Ribs September.
$7.31'i; October, $7.40; January, $6.55. Hy
September, 73c; December, 75c; May, 7Sc
Live tock Mnrketn.
Si. Louis Cattle Fancy exports. $S.00SJ
6.25; butchers, $4.25T(5.4o; stockers, $3.oo.i
3.75; cows and heifers, $3.25'4.2j. Ho?s
l'ackcrf, $5.6o'fr5.S-; butchers. ?5.f0'n5..k;
light. $ri.0Wri.H5. She ?p Mutton sheep,
$3.23(Li3.75: lambs, $3.75&5.40.
Indianapolis Cattle Good to prima
teers, $o.0ora5.85. Hogs Best heavies.
$5..Wr5.90; medium and mixed, $5.7575.83.
Sheep Good to choice, $3.00fi3.50; lamba,
$3.50'(t3.75; spring lambs, $4.50&5.50.
Kansas City Cattle Native steers.
$3.7.Vi5 90; southern steers, $2.50: 3. 75 ;
southern cows, $2.00i3.00; native cows and
heifers. $1.755t4.75: stockers and feeders,
$i.25'frl.25; calves, $2.50fi5.75;western steers.
$3.2Vri4.50. Hogs Heavy, 5.5o'o5.t0; pack
ers, $5.55fi5.70; pigs and lights. $5.4iXfi5.7u.
Sheep Muttons, $3.254.00; lambs, $4.50 6
5.70; range wethers, $3.254j4.0i; ewes, $2.73
Chicago Cattle Good to prim" steers,
$5.60f(:6.15; poor to medium, $3.50.a5.2D;
stackers ami feeders, $2.25it3.S0; cows,$1.5
65.00; canners. $1.50'2.25: calves, ti.o'io
6.50; Texas-fed steers, $3.0Vfi 4.00; western
steers, $2. .v?i4.60. Hogs Mixed and butch
ers. $Ti.5O0i6.OO: good to choice heavy. $5.ij
Si5.55: rough heavy, $5.1S'i5.oO; light, Ji.Ofr)
4.o5. Sheep Good to choice wethers. $3.5(1
tz4.15; fair to choice mired.,- $3.25'a3.f';
western sheep, $J.0"' 4.15; nutivo lamb-v
$4.eor7 6.25; western lambs, $4 5tJ5.75.
Quotations for cotton range as fol'owa
St. Louis, 10c; New York. 10.90c; Mem
New York. Sept. 12. Close: Money on
-rail easy at 'nfiil per cent.; closing bid.
'V.Vered at ?B; time loans steady; 60 dajV
2?i'i3 per cent.; irt) days. 3; six month V
otit'A; prime mercantile' paper. 34'
per cent.: sterling exchange steady at de
cline, with actual business in bankers'
bills at 4Si.90 for demand, and at 44.5''.ii
4M.55 for 60-day bills; posted rates 45-5 anvl
&'; commercial bills, 484liW4S4; bar sti
ver, Sfi3; Mexican dollars, 454. Govern
ment bon weak; railroad bond weak.