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1903 JULY 1903
SDK. HON. TUBS. WBD THUB. PRI. SIT.
All the News of the Past Seven
HOME AND FOREIGN ITEMS
News of the Industrial Field, Personal
and Political Items, Happenings
at Home and Abroad.
THE NEWS FROM ALL THE WORLD
The exchanges, at the leading clear
ing houses in the United States dur
ing the seven days ended on the 26th
aggregated $1,904,072,524. The de
crease compared with the corre
sponding week of last year was 5.1.
Delaware is in dread of race riots
owing to the helpless attitude of the
state government over the burning
of neg ro at Wilmington and subse
quent street fights.
General John R. Brooke was re
elected president at the meeting of
the Society of the Army of the Poto
mac in Boston
The percentages of the baseball
clubs in the National league for the
week ended on the 28th were: Pitts
burgh, C83, Ne York, .649 Chicago,
.(507, Brooklyn, .527 Cincinnati, .500
Boston, .397 St. Louis, .317 Philadel
Forty-three divorces were granted
in Chicago on the 27th.
Harvey Logan, train robber and des
perado in the Knoxville (Tenn.) jail,
lassooed his guard with a wire, secured
two revolveis and escaped.
The percentages of the baseball clubs
in the American league for the week
ended on the 28th were: Boston, .638
Philadelphia, 586 Cleveland, .545 Chi
cago, .528 St. Louis, .510 Detroit.
.453 New York, .451 Washington,
Shamrock III. defeated Shamrock I.
in the first trial in American waters
The president has ordered new regu
lations which will prevent glaring
abuses of the civil service law.
Jesse McClaln, a nonunion man, was
shot and mortally wounded while on
duty as a watchman in Chicago.
A microscopic laboratory for pure
food investigations has been estab
lished in Washington by Secretary Wil
President Roosevelt's home-coming
was enlivened by the rivalry of Oyster
Bay factions which vied with each oth
er in an enthusiastic welcome.
The white man was called a demon
and monstrosity by Rer. M. W. Thorn
ton (negro) in a sermon at Wilming
ton, Del., and the blacks were advised
to be their own sheriff.
Christian Science communion serv
ices at Mechanics' hall, Boston, were
attended by 15,000 delegates.
Arrangements are complete for the
meeting in Denver in July of the twen
ty-first international biennial conven
tion of the Society of Christian En
Great damage was caused by a storm
ove rthe southern portion of We st Vir
All freight handlers employed by the
Ro ck Island, Misosuri Paciflc, Santa
(Fe and Grand Island roads went on a
strike at St. Louis
Col. Robert A Ammon, of New
York, who feloniously obtained $30,500
stolen by William P. Miller and was
convicted on the latter's testimony, has
been sentenced to the penitentiary.
A heavy rainfall in the northwest
broke a dangerous drought and in
sured a bumper wheat crop.
Lou Dillon broke all records for a
mile to wagon for trotters, going the
distance in 2:04% in Cleveland.
Riley Brock, who married the di
vorced wife of Gen. Clay, of Whitehall,
Ky., was run over by a train and killed
at Longview, 111.
An expenditure of $152,000 voted by
the last Illinois legislature for the
Illinois and Michigan canal has been
enjoined by Judge Thompson, of
Cornell won the 'varsity four-oared
race at Poughkeepsie half a length
Pennsylvania was second by four
lengths, with Wisconsin third and Co
lumbia fourth. Time, 11:33 2-5.
Angered over her refusal to marry
bxm H. Worden, of Carmel, N. Y..
killed Edith Roscoe at Sherman,
Conn., fatally wounded Mrs. Sherm an
Roscoe and then shot himself.
Three negroes, Garfield McCoy,
George McKinney and Wiley wore
taken from jail at Newtown, Ga., by
a mob and hang ed for the murder of
Fire in the power plant of the
American malting plant at Milwau
kee resulted Jn proper ty loss of
Admiral Evans fears an uprising in
China and asks that an adequate force
of marines be stationed at danger
Lord Mayor Samuel, of London, sa ys
it is useless for the Jews to hope to
influence Russia by agitation
Adolph Wuth killed his divorced
wife at South Bend, Ind., and then
took his own life.
Regent C. A. Gardiner, in an address
at the university convocation of the
state of New York, at Albany, urged
that education of negroes be assumed
by the federal government, and said
the entire nation was threatened by the
Additional indictments have been re
turned against August W Machen and
the Groff brothers in the postal cases.
Rabbi Joseph Silverman, of New
York, in an address to the central con
ference of rabbis at Detroit, Mich., ad
vised dropping of further agitation over
Russian massacres in view of President
More than 10,000 Christian Scientists
made a pilgrimage from Boston to Mrs.
Eddy's ho me at Concord, where she ad
W. .Brown, of New Orleans, and his
associates in the cotton bull clique are
said to have cotton entirely cornered
and their profits may reach $20,000,000.
Twenty-three persons were injured,
wo of whom were likely to die, by an
elevator accident at Pittsburg.
A heavy rainstorm in New York city
flooded some of the streets to a depth
of five feet and did much damage.
The new cup yacht Reliance defeated
the Columbia and Constitution in a stiff
breeze over a 30-mile course at New
port, R. I.
Two hundred and thirty-four miners
are believed to have been killed by an
explosion of gas In the Union Pacific
mines at Hanna, Wyo
Andrew Diggs (negro) was taken from
jail at Scottsboro (Ala.) and lynched for
attempted assault on a white girl, and
the sheriff was wounded while resisting
Over 100 indictments have been voted
by the grand jury against proprietors of
saloons and dives in Chicago.
Richard Tebbetts, a seven-year-old
Rockford (III) newsboy, was found
murdered two miles from the city
The government receipts during the
year just closed were $558,887,526 87,
leaving a surplus of $52,710,935.56.
The world's record for a six-furlong
dash was made in Chicago by Dick
Welles at Washington park, in I'll 4-5.
The government's weekly report
shows crops advancing favorably in the
central valleys, corn continues to im
prove and the Iowa crop will be near
an average one.
A cyclone killed eight persons at Wil
der, Minn., demolished farm buildings
and destroyed everything in its path,
40 rods wide and about eight miles long.
R. M. Love, Texas state comptroller,
was shot to death at Austin by W G.
Hill, a discharged employe, and the lat
ter was fatally wounded in a subsequent
struggle with J. W Stevens, an em
W. E Corey, 36 years old, has been
made active head of the $100,000,000
United States steel trust, and C. M.
Schwab remains president in name
With the exception of one store, th
business part of Paint Lick, Ky., was
.swept away by fire.
A severe windstorm, followed by a
flood of rain, did great damage in
western Wisconsin and eastern Min
Mrs Miles O'Rourke was tortured by
a tramp until she gave up $2,000 In mo n
ey near Clearfield, a
In the past seven days 22,000,000 bush
els of coal were shipped from Pittsburg,
breaking all records.
The government has made reservation
of over 90,000 acres of land in Porto Rico
for the war, navy and treasury depart
ments, and for the department of jus
PERSONAL AND POLITICAL.
Frederick Hartman, the first stage
driver in Illinois, died at Eureka, 111,
aged 88 years.
Cyrus L. Pershing, who was presid
ing judge of the Schuylkill county
courts during the trial of the members
of the notorious Molly Maguires, died
in Pottsvllle, Pa.
Ex-Congressman Thomas J. Clunie
died at his home in San Francisco of
acute kidney trouble.
The Russian goNemment has de
clined -to receive a petition forwarded
by President Roosevelt from American
Jews relating to Russia's treatment of
her Jewish subjects.
The czar of Russia has pardoned 79
Finlanders who evaded military serv
ice in 1902.
King Edward's birthday was official
ly celebrated in London and at all the
home naval and military stations
The revolutionary sentiment in Rus
sia is said to be spreading, and the anti
Semitic agitation is declared to be as
suming a dangerous phase.
Chamberlain's tariff projects have
been definitely put back beyond the
present session of the British parlia
ment and will be made an election is
Ninety persons were killed and 60
injured between Bilboa and Saragossa,
Spain, by a passenger train, which
jumped the track on a bridge and
plunged into the river
Severn students of Zurich lost their
lives by a snowslide in the Alps.
Opponents of the Panama canal were
defeated in the first trial of strength
in the Colombian congress in special
session at Bogota.
The high price of American cotton
has caused the closing of English mills
and owners fear the industry will be
A revolution is said to be certain in
Colombia if the Panama canal treaty is
defeated by congress.
A race for sailing launches at Kiel
was won by American boats over 14
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Emperor William and United States
Ambassador Tower hauled the main
sheet together on the kaiser's yacht
Meteor during a race at Kiel.
It is now said that 100 persons lost
their lives in the railway accident near
Dan Godfroy, the famous bandmas
ter of the Grenadier guards, died in Lon
don, aged 70 years.
Abyssinians surprised the Mad Mul
lah's forces in Somaliland and killed 10,-
000 spearmen, captured all their cat
tle and 1,000 camels.
The United States European squad
ron ,under Rear Admiral Cotton left
Kiel on its way to Portsmouth, Eng
A protest has been made by Japan
against the invasion of Corea by 150
Russian troops, and warships have
been sent to Yalu river by Japan and
In a semi-official note issued by Rus
sia it is intimated that the govern
ment will resent any interference on
the part of the United States in the
All the miners who are members of
the United Mine workers of America
in the Birmingham (Ala.) district,
numbering about 13,000, have suspend
ed work. N formal strike has been
declared, the situation being referred
to as a suspension.
The republican state convention of
Iowa renominated A. Cummins for
governor and John Herriott for lieu
Charles Evans, a negro suspected of
murder, was taken from the jail at
Norway, S. and lynched.
Four deaths and over a score of pros
trations occurred in Chicago the 1st.
Nearly all of Greenville, N yas
destroyed by fire.
During the fiscal year ending June
30, 604,924 aliens arrived at Ellis Island,
New York' as against 479,791 for the
fiscal year ending June 30, last, an in
crease of 125,133.
Six hundred calkers, shipwrights
and joiners went on strike for a reduc
tion in their working hours and an in
crease in wages.
As a result of the investigation of
the postal service, a change in the
methods of investigating routes for
proposed rural free delivery service
has gone into operation by order of
Postmaster of General Payne.
Postmaster General Pay ne issued an
order abolishing the position of physi
cian in postofnee at the close of busi
ness on June 30, 1903.
John Barret, commissioner general
of the St. Louis exposition to Asia and
Australasia, has been appointed United
States minister to Argentina, vice W
Four negroes in jail at Norway, S.
C. were taken by a mob and badly
T. Akey hand blown off by a giant
firecracker at Grand Rapids, Wis.
The United States government will
increase its fleet of transports on the
The United States European squad
ron arrived at Danish ports.
Frosts in the Lake Chalice valley,
Mexico, destroyed crops to the value
The Washoe smelter at Anaconda,
Mont., closed down, throwing 1,000
men out of employment.
A heavy snow storm prevailed at
Butte, Mont., the 1st.
Jacob Moss, an alleged burglar, es
caped from jail at Eau Claire, Wis
MINOR NEWS ITEMS.
There are now 17 murderers a watt
ing execution in the state of New
Peter I. of Servia is credited with be
ing the most intellectual mojiarch
tha-t' country ever had.
A Chicago cereal food company re
cently ordered 50 tons of ink for use
in printing their packages.
Queen Alexandra of England has re
vived the bonnet, and feminine Brit
ain is prepared to accept it.
Earnings of the American Locomo
tive company for the fiscal jear ended
June 30 are figured at $32,863,730.
John Mitchell, president of the coal
miners' union, is writing a book which
will deal with the industrial problem.
Santos-Dumo nt went to breakfast in
his new airs-hip, No 9, soaring over
Paris, and returned witho ut mishap
to starting point.
Advices from Guam announce the
birth there of the first American child
on the island. It is a girl, and its
father is Pajmaster Ryan.
M. LebauriVs mysterious attempt to
build an empire in northwest Africa
is attracting the a-ttention of the Span
ish and British governments.
The government is investigati ng
charges of short weight and other
frauds in seeds distributed by con
gressmen among constituents.
R. T. Daniel, who owns many blocks
in Spokane, most of the town of Trail,
and 10,000 acres in Cuba, left
Glasgow, Ky., 25 jears ago without a
Maj. Fred Muller has concluded in
Santa Fe N a series of successful
experiments in raising silkworms
fr\m eggs furnished by the depart
ment of agriculture.
Samuel R. Cox died near Bristol*
Pa., at -the age of SG in the house
wherein he was born, never having
been absent one night from the old
homestead in all his days.
Brown & Fleming, New York con
tractors^ are accused by District At-.
torney Jerome with making $1,000,000
in three ears from dock concessions
secured through Tammany pull.
A report submitted to the annual
meeting of the American Library as
sociation, in session at Niagara Falls,
shows that $10,306,400 was donated to
the founding of libraries fc_ the year
ended May 31
Climate and Crop Bulletin.
The week opened cool, but the tem
peratures rose slowly all the week.
There was hardly any rain during th
week, except in the extreme South
west, till the scattered showers of the
morning of the 28th, and the more gen
eral showers of the morning of the 29th,
which latter seem to have been heav
iest in the middle South and the mid
dle West in the dry regions the raini
will afford only momentary relief.
From the counties of the Minnesota
valley northwa rd the oats, barley,
flax, corn and grass on spring plowed
land and on sandy soil are injured
the drought, or th ey are in danger oi
injury, but on the fall plowed land and
an clay soils these crops are in good
condition to stand the dry weather,
chough they are not progressing much
on all fields the surface is very dry.
but on the latter soils it is moist below
the surface. I the poor places wheat
only six inches high is shooting tc
head, and late sown barley and flas
are unsprouted. Grass and pastures
In the Minnesota valley and south
ward there is plenty of moisture in the
uplands, and in the southwest, corner
of the state the lowlands are wet in
the middle South and Southeast, the
lowlands need rain to soften the hard
surface soil. On the uplands the small
grains and grasses are doing well, but
low land crops are ge ne -ally poor.
There is some rust on the wheat and
oats in the middle Minnesota valley,
but the dry weather has checked it, and
also the rank growth of those grains.
Barley is generally heading well, and
oats are coming into head. Clover and
timothy hay is being saved. Ry ie
Inspectors of the state dairy and
food department returned from in
pection tours in different parts of the
According to E K. Slater, of the in
spection in the southern part of the
state, the reputation of Minnesota
butter is seriously threatened by
conditions there. Mr. Slater says that
the introduction of hand separators
and the la methods of caring fo i
cream are making the quality of but
ter there lower every month.
In the central part of the state con
ditions are all that could be desired
Inspector B. White, who returned
from an extensive trip all through
that section, said that butter is im
proving every week in counties
through which he has been and that
the finest quality of butter in the
world is now being manufactured
there. A long as the southern part
of the state, however, pulls against
this effort to boost butter, it will be
slow wo rk for the dairy department
to reach desired results.
I is believed, however, by the dairy
officials, that a vigorous campaign in
the southern part of the state will ul
timately result in far better condi
tions there. The department has had
so mu ch to do that it has been un
able to give the southern dairymen
the attention which they should have
The state dairy and food department
has learned that some of the preserved
"strawberries" and "raspberries" sold
in Minnesota are mixtures of timothj
seed, broom corn, glucose and sngar.
The department has prosecuted Bince
Jan. 1 sixteen dealers for selling adul
terated preserves, jams and jellies.
Broom corn when put throu gh a
steam process, it is said, resembles
raspberry seeds and when mixed with
glucose, acids and sugar mak es a fail
imitation of "preserved raspberries.'
Timothy seed, while more expensive
than broom corn, is mixed in a similai
manner with glucose, acids and sugat
to make "preserved strawberries."
Prosecutions of this kind are ma de on
a law passed in 1901 providing that
adulterated jams and preserves shall
be lableed "mixed and adulterated."
So me manufacturers, finding that they
cannot sell the goods with the label,
have endeavored to pass them off as
The department in the last few days
has collected 8105 fines as follows:
Adulterated lard, 835 adulterated spi
ces, 830 adulterated baking powder,
Does Mot Apply.
Insurance Commissioner E H.
Dearth was advised by Attorney Gen
eral W. B. Douglas that the new law
requiring fire insurance companies in
towns having fire departments to con
tribute 2 per cent of the premiums
collected to firemen's relief funds,
does not apply to premiums collected
in 1902. This will save the companies
doing business in Minnesota nearly
The total premiums received in
towns having fire departments in 1902
was $4,267,307.27. The apportionment
for firemen's pensions on this amou nt
under the old law amounts to $45,-
449.12. If the new law applied, the
apportionment would amount to $85,-
The premiums received in St. Paul
were $773,463.63, on which the appor
tionment under the old law aggre
The Minnesota land office matter
has been finally settled. Commis
sions were issued to Jones and Oak
ley, the officers to manage the new
Cass Lake land office.
The Mississippi river betwe en St,
Paul and the St. Croix river is very
likely to become unnavigable later In
the season unless unusually heavy
rains fall in the northern part of thv
John Gardner of St Paul was
appointed inspector in the labor de
"I wwh to state," said a freBft young law
yer, JMing in court, "that the rumor to
the effect that John Doe, now under
indictment for murder, haa attempted to
commit suicide has no foundation in fact.
I saw him this morning, and he haretained|
me to defend his hfs.'
"That seeim to confirm the rumor, said,
the lodge. "Let the case proceed."Lippin
A 'Woman'* Back.
Dublin, Mich June 29th.To the many
women who suffer with weak back and pains
and tired feelings in the small of the back,
the experience of Mrs. Fred Chalker of this
place will be interesting and profitable.
Mrs. Chalker had suffered! a very great
deal with these back pains and although
she had tried many things, she could find
nothing that would relieve her. The pain
irept on in spite of all she could do.
At last she chanced to read the story of
another lady who had suffered with the
backache, and said she had been cured by a
remedy called Dodd's Kidney Pills, and Mrs.
Chalker thought she would try the same
After the first two boxes had been taken
according to directions, she began to feel
some better, and she kept on till at last she
Her pains are all gone, and she very
grateful. She says:
Dodd' Kidneiys Pill
helped me greatly, and I will always recom
mend them as a cure for Pain the Back.
Would Need It.
BanksThe officiating clergyman is the
PanksI understand that he received
very large fee from the groom.
"He did but it won't last the minister
very long, as the young couple are going td
live with him."Judge.
If you have not decided where to go, or
how to go, don't fail to get a copy. It is
certainly worth sending for, and reading
carefully after you get it. It.tells all about
the pleasant places on the Michigan Cen
tral, as well as the New York and New Ene,
land resorts. Send two red fttamps. Ad
dress O.-W. Ruggles, G. P. & T. A.,Dept.
Young LawyerMadam, you need some
one to take care of your property and pro
tect your interests.
SheYoung man, I've just got married.
"Yes. I know your husband."Detroit
World's Fair, St. Louis, 1904
Of CQUJW you are going to visit the Fair.
You want to see what it will look like We
have a beautiful bird's-eye view (18x36
inches) which will be sent on receipt of 10
cents, silver or stamps. Address, GliORGE
MORTON, G. A., "The Katy," Box 911,
St. Louis, Mo.
"I cud finish de churnin' after me break
fast, mum. Dis work gives yer an appetite
"Yes but I'm afraid breakfast may not
give you an appetite for work."Puck.
I.OW Simmer Tourist Rates
Via Chicago Great Western Railway.
Round trips to Colorado, Utah, Black Hills,
New Mexico and Texas points. Tickets on
sale daily June 1st to Sept. 80th. Good to
return Oct. 31st. For further information
apply to any Great Western agent, or J. P.
Elmer, G. P. A Chicago, HI.
She Didn't Go.-He (after a tiff)-"Go-
in_ home to your mother, enr one
&s7Tam" He-"Huh! What do you
suppose she'll say to you?"e She-"She'Uup.)
say: 'I told you so.'
Tito Boston N. A. Meeting.
The Michigan Central has issued a quaint
souvenir of the Boston N E. A. Conven
tion, containing interesting accounts oi
Boston from old histories, and, illustrated
with fac-simile cuts from the New England
Primer, etc. Sen? for a red stamp by O. W.
Ruggles, G. P. & T. A., Dept. Advrg.,
Accommodating."Oh, let me like a sol
dier die!" exclaimed the leading man of the
barnstormers. "Oh, if I only had'a gun'"
exclaimed some one in the gallery, in a tone
that savored of genuine sympathy.Mexico
Ladles Ca Wear Shoes
One size smaller after using Allen's Foot
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Addtress A. S. Olmsted, Le Roy, N
Put a beggar on horseback and he'll ride
to the first place where he can sell the
Piso's Cure for Consumption is an infalli
ble medicine for coughs and colds.N. W.
Samuel, Ocean Grove, N. Feb. 17,1900.
What a good world this would be if all
men did v\ hat they boast of.Chicago Jour
Stops tlie Cough.
and works off the cold. Laxative Bromo
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Experience takes dreadfully high school
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Opium and Liquor Habits Cured.
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