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The rpie;n of Holland 1 Mid to b
an enthusiastic farmer. Luckily she
can afford it.
The front In a wonderful animal.
Think of tho thing! it eats u4 tl
rich milk it give.
It would be something of calamity
If one of those floating mines should
strike the sea aerptnL
A New Jersey bridegroom fainted at
the altar the other day, but It ia But
recorded that he "got away.
When a woman is mad clear
through sometimes you can tell It by
the extra sweetness ia her sniii.
When you see portrait of Mrs.
Eiiss, that octoroon adventuress of
New York City, you wonder still more.
If ppace Is scarce they can desig
nate Just as well by printing the names
of the two opposing generals, Fatkin
Another trouble about educating the
pi rig is that they get too wise to put
up with man's rules for the regulation
Sea serpents come In striped effects
this summer. Proprietors of resorts
will have to repaint their old serpents
or lose trade.
Georgia farmer cured of rheumatism
by a stroke of lightning. Physicians
are now trying to cure him of the
stroke of lightning.
If King Edward does attend the Ox-ford-Cambrldge-Harvard-Yale
the Yankee college boys will win cr
snap a, tendon trying.
Never mind if it Is an old Joke.
When anybody a.ks you: "Do you
think It Is going to clear up?" reply
languidly: "It always has."
A western man committed suicide
because be could not guide his auto
mobile. Most men guiding automo
biles prefer to commit homicide.
. Troubles never come singly. On the
contrary, they come in packages, and
the bigger the package a man tries
to carry the more trouble be has.
Did It require an appalling catastrophe-
to teach Inspectors that a few
pounds of rotten cork tied up in rotten
canvas do not make a "life preserv
er"? The emperor of Korea still has his
crown on reasonably straight, but bis
fears intensify that the rough-house
proceedings ail around him will Jar it
The Boston Globe reminds us that
"Dammet" Is Swedish for dust. It
may relieve your . feelings some of
these windy, dusty days to speak
The suggestion that families ought
to keep goats should be enthusiastic
ally received. With a goat in the
Louse every mu could be his own se
The decision of the treasury depart
ment that pigeons are birds and not
poultry seems to be in line with a de
cision promulgated some time ago by
the late Noah Webster.
The next time a member of the Go
let family gets married it might be
well to avoid the mob by having the
ceremony in a submarine boat or on
a coral reef somewhere.
"Quite frequently this year's Juns
bride Is lajit year" sweet girl gradu
ate," says the Boston Globe. Cut alas
for poor mama! The same frock will
sever do fur both events.
The Italian now ia the Connecticut
State's prison on a life sentence who
prefers to remain there to being par
doned and sent bark to Italy must
have left bis couutry tor bis country's
No-Vacation Russell Sage should
write a letter of appreciation of Judge
Miller of Mississippi, who says that
high wages cause idleness, because
men do rot have to work all the time
for a living.
A New York woman who was worth
175.000 died the other day and left
her husband only 15 because he tadn'
kissed ber for nearly seven years. Per
mitting the htwt to grow old doesn't
According to a new encyclopedia,
poverty la caused by four things
drink, Inefficiency and (birtletanesS,
crime and a fondness for roving. One
ether cause that inli;bt be mentioned
Is a lack of money.
A Los Angeles woman wants a di
vorce from ber husband because he
brought snakes luto the bouse. If tbe
divorce is granted on this ground, It
will constitute a sweeping end unn
jieeted victory for the W. C. T. U.
A Philadelphia chemist claims to
),ave discovered a process whereby he
can reduce the price of radium from
1 6,000,000 to less than 1300,000 a
pound. With miut and almost every
thing else soaring skyward this mutt
be welcome duti to ti.e strutting
Roosevelt for Prssldcnt; Fairbanks
for Vlco President,
After tho Nominating Speeches Were Ma do
the Roll of Gtatcs Was Called. Of tho
004 Votes Cast 004 Were for tho
Nominees. Convention Closed
With tho Dest of Feeling. A
Full Report of Proceedings.
CHICAGO. (Special) For the sec
ond time in the hlBtory of Republican
conventions, a national ticket waa se
lected without a dissenting vote.
Theodore Roosevelt, for president,
and Charles W. Fairbanks, for vice
president, received every vote in the
No fewer than 10,000 men and wo
men participated in the ratification of
the party program and the consequent
roar of cheering and handclapping
was deafening. The band stationed high
among the girders of the hall, was
drowned by the tumultuous, unbound
ed' demonstration. Hats were tossed
In the air, state emblems were waved,
and flags, beautiful trl-colored, shim
mering silken flags, fluttered from ev
ery hand as though stirred by a gale.
When, from sheer exhaustion, the
throng lessened Its tumult. Speaker
Cannon found his opportunity. Going
to the very edge of the platform he
knelt and pounded the floor for order.
It was 10:30 o'clock when Speaker
Cannon called the convention to trder.
Without preliminaries of any kind he
announced the order of the day and
Instructed the secretary to call the roll
for nominations for president. By
agreement, Alabama, the first on tbe
roll, yielded to New York. Former
Governor Black made bis way to the
platform. Speaker Cannon took him
to tbe front and Introduced him to
Mr. Black entertained his audience
by a discussion of party principles. He
oom pared Republican standarda with
those of other parties. He led up to
the nomination gradually by defining
the type of man best suited for the
party color bearer.
As he named Theodore Roosevelt as
tbe best eiample of that type the con
vention rose. The New York deleg
tlon led in the cheering, which almost
Immediately spread to every part of
the floor, to the galleries, and to the
crowds which filled the entrance and
overflowed into the streets.
When Governor Black made his
speech nominating Prestdatil Roose
velt to succeed himself as president
the delegates in the Republican con
vention proved there Is no absence of
enthusiasm In their ranks when ocra
slon Justified tbe exhibition of that
quality. Fur twenty five minutes the
great throng told Its approbation of
the convention's choice for president.
While the demonstration was at its
height. Chairman Cannon stepped to
the front of the stage. He held In his
hand tbe banner which was wared In
1SG0 when Lincoln was nominated and
hlch has liw used In every ronven
tlon since. The flag showed the wear
and tear of many similar contests.
8enalor Beverldge was recognized
by tha chair for the purpose of see
ondtng the nomination of Mr. Roose
velt for president. He was followed
Shoots His Sweetheart.
OKLAHOMA CITY. O. T. (Special.)
While scuffling over a revolver In a
rooming house at 302 West Grant
street Wednesdsy afternoon with hi
sweetheart, Ha'tie Mow lea, a young
man named Groin shot ber. Both say
the shooting was accidental. The girl
was shot In tbe legs, and it Is thought
she will recover. Groth I In Jail. I
There I always roeibluK pitiful
about a man in a corner.
It : L '
by George A. Knight of California, Mr.
Knight had a voice which fairly thun
dered through the hall.
The delegates. In their eagerness to
exhibit approval of the nomination. 10
cepted every signal for renewed cheer
ing. . At the conclusion of every second
ing speech the performance was re
peated and the speakers themselves
were generally applauded.
The roll was called and the unani
mous votes of delegations recorded
for Mr. Roosevelt without incident un
til the ns me of New Jersey was
reached. New Jersey asked unani
mous consent thst the call be dis
pensed with and that the secretaty of
the convention be Instructed to cast
the entire vote for Mr. Roosevelt. The
objection was general and every Itate
accepted the opportunity of casting it
entire vote for the president
Pandemonium broke loose again
when the speaker announced that
there were 994 votea and 994 had been
cast for Roosvelt A great picture
of the President was carried through
Alabama again yielded its place at
the bead of the list when the roll call
waa started for nominations fur vice
president. Tbe rank was this time
given to Iowa, and Senator Dulllvar,
taking the platform, named Senator
Fairbanks. The speech was on elo
quent endorsement of the candidate's
qualifications snd was received with
tremendous applause. Seconding
speeches were made by Senator De
pew, Senator Foraker, Governor Pen
ny packer, of Pennsylvania, and Sen
ator Carter of Montana. All were ap
plauded to the echo, and tbe great
popular demonstration which greeted
the unanimous nomination by tbe cou-
ventlon was an enthusiastic tribute to
tbe Indiana statesman whose name
was thus Joined with Roosevelt
When Illinois, Nebraska. Missouri
and Owrgla were railed, announce
ment was made that the candidacies
of favorite eons had been withdrawn.
The entire vote, thertrore, was cast
for Senator Fairbanks.
The usual resolutions of thanks to
oflcers of the convention and to com
mittees on arrangements wero adopt
ed and the great body was adjourned.
When the convention was called to
order Friday the galleries were filled
for the first time. Tiers of people
were standing In the aisles and back
of the rows of seats. It was known
that the popular feature of the con
vention tfie making of nominations
was the programme of the day. The
attendance waa flattering to the ora
tors chosen to present the names. It
was known .Thursday mat do contest
of any character would develop. As
surely as President Roosevelt waa the
choice for the first place on the ticket.
Senator Fairbanks was wanted as bis
E Governor Harris Hurt.
ARDMORE, I. T. (Special.) Ex
Governor E. M. Harris, of the Chick'
asaw nation, was seriously. If not fa
tally, Injured Friday afternoon by b
Ing thrown against a tree, while out
rldlug. For several hours be has Lucu
BRIEF BITS OF NEWS.
The first through tiala for Victoria
Falls over the Cape-to Cairo railway,
left Cape Town Fil-lsy amidst eutbua-
WEARING RUSSIANS OUT?
The Japs Have Begun to Maks Dally
Attacks en Port Arthur.
CHICAGO. (Special.) A dispatch
to tha Dally News from Chcfoo says:
Another demonstration took plr
off Port Arthur Thursday, Firing
ran from the forts about 10 a, m. and
continued until 1 p. in. The pro
gramme wns about tne same as on the
previous day. The destroyer and
torpedo boats pursued the same tao
tlcs and an auxiliary cruiser lay oft
the Islands t.rtil the firing had ceased,
when It proceeded eastward at full
At 8:30 the same evening firing be
gan heavily from the bluff, with much
activity of the searchlights, indicat
ing the approach of torpedo craft. A
little later the sound of more distant
firing waa heard, evidently from the
land side of Port Arthur, continuing
ontll 2:30 this morning, with a brief
renewal at S a. m. During that period
there was an almost uninterrupted
thunder as of field guns and volley fir
ing, punctuated with crashes of siege
BULLET IN HIS BRAIN.
President of Bank Commits Suicide In
Jail at Dallas, Tex.
DALLAS. TEX. (Special.) J. A.
Maya, president of the Elk City bank,
of Elk City. O. T.. shot himself in the
brain Thursday night In the Dallas
county Jail, and died a short time
Mays was arrested at Creenvlllo,
Tex., four days ago by I'nlted Stales
officers. He was charged with b!lng
abort a large sum of tho bank's funds.
He was brought to Dallas and I'nlted
States Commissioner Fink held him In
15,000 bond which he was unable to
Mays was 40 years old and had a
family at Elk City. A coroner's In
quest Is to be held and the body prob
ably will be shipped to Elk City for
Two British Warships Sink.
PARIS. ( Special.) A dispatch to
the Temps from Ajacco says the tor
pedo boat destroyer sunk there on the
night of June 1C waa Ut Rat. belong
ing to the squadron of Rear Admiral
Walker. During the night maneuvers
the Oat collided wit bthe detsroyer
Stag and sank In deep water..
LONDON. (Special.! The ad
miralty Sunday received a cable mes
sage from the China station announc
ing that the British torpedo boat de
stroyer 8parrowhawk struck an un
charted rock off Chesney Island, at
tne mouth of the Yangjse Klsng yes
terday and sank. No lives were lost
A Royal ReceptiCA.
SEOt'L. The members of the Jsp
anese diet, the former attaches and
the newspaper correspondents who are
making a tour of the theater of war.
as guests of the Japanese government,
were received by the Emperor of
Korea Saturday. The Crown Prince
of Korea stood at bis majesty's side
during the reception. The emperor
said he hoped the correspondents had
found Korea interesting and hospit
able. Frederick VUller. rei.lvlnir for
the correspondents, said he and Ms
colleague appreciated tho courtesies
extended to them In Korea,
Street Car Collide.
CHICAGO. Eleven persons were
Injured and many more were slightly
hurt In a collision of two street cars
Sunday. A northbound Wallace strm-t
car crashed Into an eastbound Thirty,
first street car. Both cars were
crowded aad niBny of the persons
were Injured In attempting to Jump
from the cars. It la believed that the
brakes of one or both of the cars
Five Persons Drowned.
NEW YORK. Five persons were
drowned off Forty-seventa street.
Brooklyn, by the overturning of the
sloop yacht Elsie and Katie, in a
storm that swept over New York Hun
day. Eight other persons who were
on the yacht at the time were rercued
by members of the Second naval bat
tlllon. who put out In whaleboats from
their armory at the foot of Fifty sec
Number of Books Printed,
raul Otlet, tbe secretary of the
Brussels International Bibliographic
Institute, estimates tho duuiImt of
printed books since the Invasion of
printing to January, ISMio, at l!.lC3,ooo
works, and the number of periodicals
at between 15.0o0.000 and 18.000,000.
NOTES OF KANSAS CITY COURTS.
Jessie P. ganders was Wednesdsy,
by Judge Blover, In the circuit court,
gi'suU-d a decree of divorce from U
C. bander on a cross-bill, he bavlug
filed tbe original suit.
Ellison Necl, the attorney appointed
by Judge Blover Tuesday aa receiver
of the King-Maxwell Faint and Giar
Company, qualified as such by glviui
bond for fJU.QOO.
After nearly a quarter of a century
of married life, F. 8. Ithrop institut
ed divorce proceeding against bis
wife, Amanda Ijitbrop. Their mar
riage occurred March 29, lkS3.
The action of tbe weather during
the past twelve years having eaten
away the steps ou the north side of
the county court house workmeu were
engaged Wednesday In tvarlng the old
sandstone a ay preparatory to erect
Ing new stone step.
the rlftevnth street grading pro
ceedings. Involving that part of tbe
tborouglifure bvivcn Qnlucy avenu
and tbe HL I-oul ua Francisco
rail ay track, will In (.card in Judjj
mover's division of the clicult court
FrIJay. A !- -lal jury (inpauik-d
la that court W-.lii-.,;y
BATTLE AT SEA
ADMIRAL TOGO TELLS HOW HE
DEFEATED THE RUSSIANS.
RUSSIAN FIEIT DRIVEN BACK WITH LOSS
Two Torpedoes Ware Thrown Into a
Battle Ship of the Pertsvtlt Type
and the Vessel Sank at Once The
Russians Trltd to Escape From
TOKIO. In a supplementary report
of the last naval battle at Port Arthur
Admiral Togo says:
"June 23, my combined fleet at
tacked tbe enemy off Port Arthur
arly In the morning.
"The fact that the battleships Per
esvlet, Poltava and Sevastopol, with
the cruisers Bayan and Pallada, Dlrna,
Novik and Askold, preceded by sev
eral mine dragging steamers, were
emerging from tbe harbor entrance
was reported to me by wireless tele
graph from a scouting ship.
"Then, according tto arrangements
previously made to provide against
the euemy's cgreas, I hastened to the
appointed rendezvous, aending my
fourth and fourteenth destroyer flotil
Ias to watch the enemy's movements.
"At 3 o'clock In the afternoon my
fourth and fourteenth flotillas en
gaged seven of the enemy's destroy
ers, which were covering the drag
ging oK-rallons, and defeated them.
One of the Russian vessels, catching
fire, fled into the harbor. Tbe Novik
came out to cover the other flotillas
and Joined the main uect, the enemy
had cleared the fairway with the aid
of their dragging steamers. The No
vik steamed out to sea. Our third
fighting squadron, keeping in contact,
drew the enemy southward on a south
easterly course. Our first squadron,
waiting for the enemy, had concentrat
ed all Its destroyers. At 6: IS o'clock
our first squadron sighted the enemy
eight miles northwest of Gugan island.
The Czarvitch waa leading, with the
Novik and the destroyers on Its right,
and they steamed south.
"At 7:20 o'clock our distance from
them was 14,000 meters. The enemy
changed the course slightly to the
starboard, and we followed them, try
ing to draw tbe enemy's van.
"At S o'clock tbe enemy altered
their course to tbe north, and we
turned eight points and steamed In
line -ill suuset. At twenty minutes
after S o'clock we parted eight points
and 1 ordered tho torpedo craft to at
tack the enemy.
"At 9:30 o'clock, when five miles
distant from tbe harbor, the four
teenth flotilla made the first attack on
the rear of the enemy's fifth flotilla.
"Folio's lug this tho enemy were
thrown Into disorder and ruuld not
make port, so they anchored at 10:30
o'clock In tho homestead, where we
attacked them eight times before
"At 10:30 o'clock our sixteenth flo
tilla dashed forward from Shroson
point and launched two torpedoes into
the bows of a battlesnip resembling
the Peresvlet, which Immediately
"We could ascertain no further re
sult until morning, when we saw the
battleship missing and two vessels of
the Sevastopol and Diana class unable
to use their engines.
'Friday. June 14. the enemy's fleet
entered the harbor, some towed and
others unW their own steam, the
last getting In at 4 o'clock la the aft
Tbe newspapers published eulogistic
article upon Vice Admiral Togo's
Two Brothers Electrocuted.
LANCASTER. PA. Two brother.
Benjamin and Edwin Gosbkey. were
electrocuted at their home near Wa
bank, white picking cherria. A wire
carrying a current for arc light run
through the branches of the tree.
Benjamin climbed a tree to pick some
fruit, when be was suddenly seen to
fall, catching on a limb below. Ills
brother went to his assistance, and
when be touched Benjamin's body he
waa precipitated bead first to the
ground. He survived but a short time.
Benjamin was dead when taken from
the tree. It Is presumed that Benja
min came In contact with the electric
light wire, and that bis brother also
touched It when be went to his aid.
Killing Heat In East
NEW YORK. One death and elev
en cases of prostrstlon were reported
aa the result of the excessive beat
here Sunday. The teinerature for the
past twenty four hours averaged 11
degree higher than the average tem
perature of tho corresponding date
during the last twenty-five year. At
noon the thermometer registered 90
WASHINGTON. According to the
weather bureau figure, Washington
waa tho hottest place in the I'nlted
State Sunday, the thermometer
reacnlng a maximum of 94 degrees. In
Boston also It waa very hot, the offi
cial temperature In that City being 92
Two Russian Defeat.
TOKIO. A portion of the Japanese
troop at Takushaa were In two en
gagement on Thursday. They first
surprised and routed a squadron of
Cossacks posted at listen Chlaya, ten
miles northwest of Eantaokon, on the
road to Tashlrhau, and next repulsed
force of Russians who occupied a
bill north of Hsntaokon. Tbe Russians
retreated to the northwest their artil
lery and Infantry postd at llsla Ha
Tou covering their retreat. The Rus
sian left sixty uesd on the field.
MAY REASSEMBLE DIET.
Minister Von Plehwe Avers to Harsh
Maurs In Finland.
RT. PETERS III' H 1. (Special.) M.
Llnder, vice president of tlm Finnish
senate, In conference Hominy and
Monday with Minister of Interior Von
Plehwe, discussed the policy of the
Russian government In Finland In
view of the assassination of Governor
General Bobrlkoff. Minister Von
Plehwe expressed himself as averse
to harsh measure In consequence of
the act of one man whose view were
only held by a small minority of ths
people, but will recommend that tha
policy of General Bobrikoff be con
tinued. The question aa to whether or not
the Finnish diet shall be convened Is
now under consideration.
It has been pointed out that the
Swedish party la opposed to the re
assembling of the diet because It Is
certain to diminish their own Influ
ence. It Is learned that M. Llnder
earaectly recommended that elections
of member to the dk-t be held.
MAN CRAWLS FOURTEEN MILES.
Lost In Weeds and Accidentally Shot
Himself in the Thigh.
Dl'LL'TH, MINN. t Special.) Alex
ander McMillan, aged 25. Is fighting
for life in tbe hospital at Two Har
bors, after crawling for two days and
nights through the wood with a thigh
shattered by an accidental gunshot.
McMillan became lost in the woods
last Saturday while Mazing a trail
to Sitltio from hi claim, fourteen
mile north of that settlement.
While standing on a rock looking
about for the trail bus gun was acci
dentally discharged, shattering the
bone of the thigh. He stsnrbed the
blood with bandage ( torn from bis
clothing and then began to crawl to
ward home, having alghted a blaze on
one of the trees.
For two day, weak from loss of
blood, hunger and thirst, be made his
way homcwarJ. When he arrived be
was nearly dead. Neighbors carried
him fourteen miles to Sfcibo on a
stretcher and from there he was taken
to Two Harbor. He may recover.
MUST CO TO THE TREASURY.
Money From Sale of Indian Exhibit
to B Kept
WASHINGTON. (Special.) In re
sponse to an Inquiry by Secretary
Hitchcock, tbe treasury department
Monday ruled that money derived
from tbe sale of Indian exhibits in tha
Indian Territory building at the
world's fair could not be used to de
fray tbe expenses for the return of
the unsold articles, etc.. to the terrl"
tory. It was held that all Such moneys
should be turned Into the treasury, as
well a thi money recelred from the
vale of the construction material aft
er It dismantlement at the rloe of
the exposition. Thi ruling wlil throw
expense Incurred upon the contin
gent expense of the Interior depart
ment BRIEF BITS OF NEWS.
The Tyrone I'rogre l now Issued
under the direction of John W.
Griffin, an experienced newspaper
The controller of the currency has
extended the corporate existence of
the First National lank of Wiuflcd,
Kan., until June 5, ls;.
The Stillwater, Oklahoma. Gaiette
ha changed hands. J no. P. Hlnkle,
formerly of the Ripley Times. I the
purchaser and will personally look af
ter the editorial department
Twenty thousand persons of all
clasea in Lima and the suburbs pa
raded through the renter of the city
Saturday proclaiming General Nichol
as d I'erola as a candidate for tbe
presidency of Peru. The scene wa
one without precedent
Post office have been discontinued
a follows: Oklahoma Hampton, Cus
ter county, real! to go to Weatherford;
Gladle. Garfield county, mall to Gar
ter. Kansas Como, closed, city malt
will go to Clyde; Tower Springs, Lin
coln county, mail will go to Lincoln. 3
The steamer llevtr, the first to cros
the Pacific ocean under ber own
team. In li'ii, lying wrecknj at tbe
mouth of Vancouver barbor for twelve
year. I to be raised by the city of
Vancouver and placed on exhibition at
Stanl.-y park, with a placard reciting
the historical event In wtiicb she look
blowly, but surely, tbe neacpapcr
of the country are putting their sub
scription department on a strictly
cashin advance basl. It's good busi
ness and good for the business. Tbe
Macon Times Ik-mocrat aud the Put
nam NewsJouruat are the latewt Mis
souri converts to this great business
President Roosevelt has appointed
Rear Admiral RoMcy D. Evans, Ruar
Admiral Henry R. Manney, Brigadier
General A. W. Greely, Lieutenant Com.
mauder Joseph L. Jayne and Profes
sor Willis S. Moore, chief or the
weather bureau, as a board to con.
Stder the question of wireless teleg.
raphy In the service of the national
The Enterprise I tho name of a
new paper at Ilartlesvtlle. P. A. Iotto
I managing editor and J. Johnson and.
others aer It financial spousor.
Tbe Belknap prize in natural history
at Yale ba been dlvded between W,
W. Duke, of Kansaa City, and P. It
Mitchell, or South Britain, Conn.
Tbe transport Kllpatrck, having on
board 400 Porto Rirana, sailed from
San Juan for Boston Saturday, aud
the Sumner, w;tti imi teachers, sailed
for New York. The teachers will
spend two month In educational a
auiuiiuu la tbe t'tiltvd Suite.