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NANMt II. hlVkKIll,
Can the Eye Be Believed?
TYnf. Clnpnrede. of a Swiss univer
sity recently asked a claass of 54 atu
5ents eight simple question concern
ing the rooms they dally visited lit the
school. "Are the columns In the ves
tibule round or square?" "Is thcro a
window facing the doorkeeper"! box?"
"Is the ceiling In the large amphithe
ater plain or decorated," nnd so or..
Forty-five of the 51 students de
clared that there aa no window at
all; eight remembered that there was
a window, but each, and ail attributed
a wrong situation to It; one, more
sincere than his fellows, candidly
owned that he had not the least Idea
whether there was a w indow or not
As regard? the shape of the columns j
In the vestibule, only six answers were
correct By way of cos'lmiing the '
experiment, one day a man conaplcu-1
ously costumed burst Into the class- i
room, wh?ro he performed cer'ala an-1
tics and tittered certain emphatic j
phrases prearranged with the pro
fessor. He was theft thrust out of
the door as if he had been an ordinary i
unauthorized intruder. Here was a j
scene, says the Grand Magazine, eml- i
nently calculated by reason of Its !
strangeness and unexpect,edner.s to
Impress the Imagination of tho tu-1
dents. A few days later, on some ;
pretext or other. Prof. Claparede ,'
asked his pupils to describe to the ;
best of their recollections the person ;
and acts of the masked man. Out of
the 22 students who had been present
on the occasion only four described
the man accurately. The rest either
admitted that their recollection of the
aeene was absolutely at fault or pave
such a description that it might have
applied to anybody rather than the
correct person. -
Tha Mississippi's Power.
A 1 10.000.000 dam to be built across
the Mississippi, furnishing a force
which will generate 211.500-horse pow
er, ia the latest word in civil engineer
ing circles. This dam will furnish
more power than does Niagara Falls
t the present time, and is being pro
moted by a syndicate aggregating
1300.000,000 in capital, who have al
ready spent $50,000 in preliminary sur
Teys. etc. The article gives a clear
account of the curious, difficulties
which had to be overcome in promot
ing this project showing the govern
ment had Bjx-nt $3,000,000 in building
a canal for navigation of the river past j
the rapids opiKisite Keokuk, la., and
that tlie new water-tower scheme
would necessitate the overfloodlng o!
this great national canal. But, never
theless, says Technical World, con
gress was Induced to look with favor
on the undertaking, as the promise
was made that, although all the fed
eral works in the neighborhood would
be drowned out, new ones would bt
constructed without cost to Untie
Sam. and that $40,000 a year would
ultimately be saved the government
in the cost of operating their cauel.
It is expected that the actual construc
tion work on the dam will commence
the first of the year.
If we may accept lite expvrt opinion
of tho famous son of a famous father
pulpit eloquence has suffered a decline
According to Kev. Thorn Spurgeon.
son of tho late Hey. C. li. Spurs;. -on,
the sermon of to-day Is no longer tro
iower It w. It is possible tho mod
!in sermon may be couched In equally
forcible language, but Its influence
cannot be compared ltb that wield
nd by the exhortations of a generation
or more ago. The puntor to-day, re
inntks the Cleveland Plain Ifc-aVr.
faces a very different audience, an an
dleuce that Is at once critical Sad
largely unimpressionable, it doesn't
ask for rhapHodles, it is Impervious to
warning lessons, 11 refuses to have Its
feelings harrowed up. This was not
the congregation the old lime giants
of the puliiils facd. They were not
handicapped by such consideration as
temiier the eloquent flight of the
preacher of today.
Paris honors famous literary men
by naming streets after them. The
death of lionrlk Ibsen bas started talk
of thus commemor ating the great Nor
wegian. A dramatist of the lighter
aort declared his readiness to vote for
Hue llenrlk Ibsen on condition that
there should aluo bo a Hue DJornst-Jerne-BJornson.
This, he explained,
would not only be homage to the au
thor of "IV nd Human Power," but
would be pi cctlva of amusing re
sults in the rase of cabmen, as uo
doubt it would.
( Down lu l'euusylvauia the other day
a trunk exploded and nearly killed a
railroad baggageman who was hand
ling It roughly- - That sot lies it! The
man with a weak and wobbly old
trunk may help It out some by mark
lug It plainly; "Explosive! Handle
A bank cashier wanted in Switser
laud has been located. He wouud up
lu Waterhury. Conn. The Swiss watch
tiis movements closely, doubtless, sod
aio reudy to make a tas o.ti .11 Lliu.
Tha Kansas Man Will Da Sent
Home at Once.
Secretary Taft Keel Called I pan
l.tplalu k) 4.ra. Ilrll Will
Havana, Cuba. G?n. Frederick
Fnns'on will not continue In com
mand of the American forces in Cuba.
Gov. Taft announced Wednesday night
that he and Gen. Funston will leave
Havana for the I'nlted States on Sat
urday on tha battleship Ixuislana.
With them will go Assistant Secreta
ry of State Bacon, and the affairs of
Cuba will be left in the hands of Gov.
Maroon nnd Gen. J. Franklin Bell.
In explaining thU change of plans. Gov.
"Gen. Funston w.ts summoned on
hurry call from th Pacific c ast be
cause he was well acquainted with
many of thei insurgent chiefs here
and it was thought he could aid u.s,
83 he did greatly in bringing the rr.en
la arms to an agreement. General
Funston was put temporarily In com
mand of the troops in Cuba merely a"
a convenience until Gen. Be'.l should
arrive. Gen. Funston, Mr. Bacon and
myself, with Mrs. Tuft and Mrj. Ba
ron and our secretaries, are return
lng to our permanent duties."
Had the proosal to srnd threa et
pedl:lons to Cuba been carried out.
Gen. Funston would have remained
at Camp Columbia as the commander
of a brigade. Ths close association
between Gov. Taft and Gen. Bell In
the Philippines Influenced the provis
ional governor to make a requisition
upon President Roosevelt that Gen.
lieil be placed in charge in Cuba.
Tkrrr Woadrrfal Batflrahlua.
" London. Eng. The Daily Tele
graph Wednesday aays that three ar
mored cruisers now under construc
tion, the Inflexible end IndomlnitabU
on the Clyde and the Invincible at
Elswick, about which much secrecy
has been maintained by the admiral
ty, are in reality battleships of as
heavy broadsides fire as the Dread
naught, but very much faster. These
vessels will, in fact, be the most won
derful ships ever built for any navy
In that they will have great?r offen
sive power than any two battleship
now In commission in any f eet in the
world, combined with extraordinary
speed far in excess of anything hlth
All Art Soldier la Knrrif.
Washington, D. C The Spanish
War Veterans attended a banquet
tendered in their honor at the New
Wlllard hotel Thursday nlshL The
principal eaker was Secretary ol
the Navy Charles J. Bonaparte. Af
ter bringing greeting from the pres
ident. Secretary Ronaparte said the
safety of the American republic will
always depend on the readiness of
its citizens to remember and to act
under the remembrance that every
citizen Is a soldier In reserve.
Xatlonala 1. Amerlraaa O.
Chicago. III. The world's
championship series Is again even, the
local National league team FrlJay de
feated' the American league 1 to 1
Each side has now won two gam-n.
Curiously enough, both national vic
tories have been on the American
grounds wbil the white stockings
have earned stu'cess on their rival's
Shot a Hrhanl Tcarbrr.
Cleveland, O h i o . In the
presence of .'iO pupils In tho South Eu
clid school Harry Smith. 25 years old,
shot 1.) death Mim Mary Shepard.
a teacher i vcars old. Wednesday
tifterii'wti Cnrm-ied behind tho burn
in the rear of liU home in Warren
j vll! two limns later. Smith shot him
; self through, the head, dng lriHtr.nl
la tit llllrre! ef .4cil Mltn.
Mar!.all, Mo.-IU.bert K. Ruff,
of this city, attorney for Mrs. Agj.;le
Myers, left Thursday nlj.iit ti ap
pear before the I iiited States su
premo court In Wah!ngtou to auk for
a writ of error t stay the execution
of his diem.
Mole la Marbla l.ai,
Kaluga, llussla. Revolutionists
here have succeeded In obtaining
possesion of a box containing the
section of a imi bine gun which was
bound for Mom'ow from the Tula
ftbork frit far Tea Klaalra.
Albuquerque, New Mexico.-The
most severe earthquake shock in
months was felt at Socorro, N. M , at
1:45 o'clock Frlda afternoon. It Is
said that the shocks were felt con
tinuously for tea minute.
A llaaajarl lo Urm. rnaaloa.
Havana, Cuba.-General Frederick
Funston was the pnesi of honor at a
farewell banquet Friday night given
by th Cuban Veterans' Association.
Many of the general's former com
rade In arms were J'resent.
To lla a Boat l iar.
Kansas City, Mo The contract
made with the Mlsouil KWcr Parks
et company tj operate a boat line
between Kansas City and St txiuta
was ratified by the repi esentatlves
c.f various commercial organizations
Tiflls. Uunsls A quantity of load
sd bombs, rifles, rsrtrtdges and dug
(is have been found in two Arme
nian churches at Siiusha. Several
priests :vo been arrested-
THE AMERICAN FARMER AS
Every nation that enjoys prosperity and exhibits a healthy national vi
tality is rooted to the soil, and all its other industries are clustered about
tillage as the branches spring from the parent stock that nourished them
all. Extract from James J. Hill's speed at the Chicago Commercial as
GOULD NOT OUTLINE POLICY
Secretary Taft Told Cubans Much
Dipended Upon Themselyes.
ot l alll Iloarat Klrrlloa lias Brri
Scurril M ill I'rol (atonal Got-t-ranavat
Havana, Cuba. The United
States through its peace commission
ers Is not ready to announce when it
will withdraw from tha island of Cu
ba and surrender the reins of govern
laH'Qt to the Cubans, but thU action
ran not be taken until the time ar
rives when fair elections are assured.
This statement was made by Gov.
Taft lriday as a sort of valedictory
address to the revolutionists' com
mittee, with which the American com
mission -rs dealt lu Inducing the reb
els to ceuse hostilities and negotiate
peace. The committee had a confer
ence lasting an hour with Gjv. Tuf:,
Assistant Secretary of Slate Bacon
and Charles K. Magoon, who Is to
succeed Mr. Tafi as provisional gov
ernor, and at 1U conclusion expressed
satisfaction with the position taken
by the provisional government.
Headed by Alfredo Zayas', the com
mittee visited Governor Taft for the
avowed puriiose of requesting him to
declare the policy of ths United States
toward Cuba and the policy of 'he
provisional governor concerning ap
polnlineuta to public off.ces.
The Americans lUtcii"d carefully to
all the representations of the commit
tee and then Governor Tuft r. -piled
pointedly that he could not outline ths
policy of the United States more
clearly than wasdone in bis proclama
tion establishing a provisional gov
ernment for the island. He addej that
as the repres. ntutlve of the Utilt 'd
States he was Just as mixtion to sur
render governmental affairs to tli- Cu
bans us the Cuban were to r. gain
Ihem, but tiie wi-( coiiiiul: loii i s
were under the rcpoio.llillty to build
uu coed'.'.!, us which would make tho
Cubau governm-nt a s'.ul.lo one.
Governor Tuft would lui predict
when' such a satisfactory condition
would bo reached, but be said the Cu
bans themselves could hast'-n that
time If they were disposed to do HO.
A fair mo I huii. si lection on the r
u!ts of Which the Cuban people wero
willing to abide. Governor Taft dir-rl.-red.
was necessary before tho Unit
ed Slates woqld f. e Justified lu with
drawing from the island.
Hnalbrra llallar Strike linilrd.
K n o x v 1 1 1 e, T e n n. Local
South-m railway machinists and
heliM-rs who went on strike at (Vstcr
shops here last Monday, Friday re
ceived orders from Washington to re
turn to work Saturday morning. They
claim to havj obtained the full con-i-e
salt ma demanded, sn Increase of 25
cents per day, or 3 1'3 for ten hour's
Wichita, Kan Judge Wilson In t fie
district court decided Tuesday that
the board of education bas th power
under the iw to eialiilsli and uiatu
taln separata schools In Wichita. Ne
groes say thut the case will be taken
to the statu supreme court.
V'rrara I'arllamrat lo Mori.
Paris. France Tros cabinet has de
rided to convoke parliament for Oc
tober 25. The great -r xrtloa of tha
session will attain be devoted to till
vexed church, and state sepuratloa
Washington, I). C. Hazing has
disappeared at the United States mil
itary academy, according to the an
nual report of the superintendent
lirtg. Geu A. I.. Mill , which WS
male public Wado-'slay.
Til 2 VODEiiN ATLAS.
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FOUND ANOTHER BODY.
Rrmalaa of a Womai Takea from
I atlrr a Car W wlnl at l lra
arroa Hlier tirptrmbfr IS.
Guthrie, O k 1 a. A six-cial to
the State Capital from Klng'Uher
says that the body of a woman was
found Wednesday afternoon under ta
smoking car of the Rock Island pa
senger train which went Into th-
Cimarron river near Dover September
18. It is impossible to learn anything
definl ely of the Identity of the vie
tlm. Th? body is said to l In a bad
!y decompose 1 condition.
That th remains of other passen
gers will be found in the wn-ened
coach when finally explore! is almo:
The portion of th- car visible above
th.' surface of the rtver is the haunt
of lniriietiM flocks of t.tuiards and
j other birds of carrion. This U taken
j as an indication of ihe presence of
d. u ! bodies.
Tlr? mad and baggie car hive
: I I'i'n burned by ihe railroad conp.-.
, ny, which has asked for more time
In dl-poslng of the smoker.
' SPANISH WAR VETERANS.
Tar sl, I Irrlrd Oftl.-rra llavo a
I'laa for Kataailaalaa aa Aaarna-
Mr Krarrtr 4 all aa I'rraldral.
Washington, D. C. Captain Ham
ilton Ward. Jr , the newly elected com.
tuaiider In chief of the I'nlie l Spatin-h-!
American War Vett ns, aecompan.ed
by J,,hn I-wls Smith, the r.'-wly el
ected adjutant general of the orgauiia-
lion call d on President Itoosevi-lt
IThurs!ay. Captain Ward talked with
thr- p resident atx-ut the prtwisitlon to
-'establish rifle clubs iituoni; the veter
ans of the Spanish wir nnd to neate
the vleriins Into homeililnr tike an
assembly reserve at least a nucleus
that might lw used by the I'nlted
States ill case of war. The question
will be iKkoij up by Captain Ward and
lis officer The matter of closer re.
:latlons with the Grand Army of tl.a
; liepuldic aiso w ill be given careful ut
t.inloii by the new iidniiniHti.itlon of
the Spanish Wir veterans.
Trrrllori Oil in Trtaa.
Tulsa. I T. The Guffcy iYtrolctim
company of Beaumont, Tin. 'linos
tliy puichated a '" acre tank (mill
lu-.ir Tulsa and will commence Im
mediately the storui;n of S.ooO.ftoO
barrels of oil from the Tulsa field. A
loading rack bus been built near the
Glenn pH.I and tnn shipment by rati
of 5,'mmi barreli dally bee ins at once.
r'roMart t poa t-'rea Sela,
Mock Island, III. Free distri
bution of aceds by congress w.tj
frowned upou In a remiotlon adoptod
by the Farmers' National coligroas
Thursday. It rett.mmeiided that mon
ey thus spent bo devoted to Investi
gating agrleulturul methods In foreign
lands and Introducing tin in here
through agricultural schools.
Vnron Mia rrlllloa.
Washington, I. C RepreaentJ
live negroes of the south, on behalf ol
their race, have rudplaliit-d to the
interstate commerce commission ol
the us? by railroad of the south ol
"Jim Crow" cars for Interstate pus
l.lllla Krirr la I aba.
Havana, Cuba. MaJ Kean, of tin
medlcMl department, said to the Aso
elated I'ren Wednesday nlj.iit cou
cernliig fever conditions lu Cuba, thai
Ihvre was only one esse of yello
fever In llavaua, two In Cruces and
I'rrarblaa llolr Wir.
Algiers There Is grow lot
unrest among tha Moors In the district
of Taflh It lu th ) southern psrl ol
Morocco. F.mlssaiies of the rvoll4
trlhei are preaehlog holy war.
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KANSAS ANT1-TRU6T iUlT.
I'roj-M-rtlntt Are lo Ita Kllett la (he
aprrma Court Aanlaal the I u
trrnntlonnl llnreatrr t'o.
Topeka, Kan. Fred S. Jackson,
slstant attorney general, will file
criminal proceedings against the In
ternational Harvester cotnparry In
the supreme civirt Saturday because
of alleged violations of the Kansas
anti trust law. These will be the
first criminal proceedings under the
anti-trust law since Its passage In
this state. The proceedings will
consist of 100 different counts. GO of
which were filed Friday.
The action will be brought against
the) corporation Itself and will be
brought for the purpose of collecting
the penalty attached by law for
violations of the anti-trust law.
Assistant Attorney General Jack
son and .the other men connected
with the attorney general's office
have been collecting evidence for
months neninst the International Har
vester company nnd are satisfied that
they have a strong case.
MAY PROSECUTE ARMOURS.
Federal Authorities Iraeil to I'r.
rfrd Aaalaat ttie t'hlenao I'aek
rra br rhllailelpala ttltlelal.
I'hllad-Iphla, I'a Action by the
federal authorities against Armour
Co. will be urged by State Imlryand
Food Commissioner Warren, whe
this week ctiused warrants to be I
sued for the arrest of several of the
company's agents in this city on the
charge of exposin'g for sale hams and
other meats containing borarte acid
Assistant Dairy and Food Commit
sloner Oliver I. Schick and N. 11
Crltchficld. secretary of agriculture
of this state. Thursday went tc
Washington to meet Secretary cf Ac
ricuilure Wilson and I r. H. W. Wl
ley, chief chemist of the department
and lay the facts In the case before
The meats alleged to have beer
"doctored" were discovered on Sep
tern her 11 and ns the pure food art
became operative on September 1
Commissioner Warren declares tbf
company Is liable iiuder the fedeiai
laws for violation of this act.
CONQUERING A RIVER.
Aftrr I ir-raalna tl.ooo.tMHi la
irl Ibr olnrado Mat lie It,
(arara to In aaaarl.
' Ios Angeles. California In ten
days, according to official estimates'
by W. J M-gan, f the Cllf.ml!i
Ieve.pwent company. th work of
diverting tlie (V.)orad.i river bni k t': :
Its old course will be finished sni the
beginning of the end of the Saltotj
sea will i, an asured fact. By Thur s
day the railroad trestle being built
across the river will be finished and
the dumping of rock Into the stream
will begin rt once. The company hai
three steiini shovels at work at the
quarries and will transport the r.a-k
to the river on K0 cirs. each of HV
000 pounds rapacity. j
Tlie company officials have not the
Slightest doubt ss to the success ol
the scheme and say It will be wo(tu
all the money sK-nt on It. a ftguia
How totalling close to ll.Ovd.OoO.
ARKANSAS RIVER CASE.
rVdrral Saprrma Carl Po.lp.ara
be llrarlaa lalll a Kali llrara
Washington, I). C Becaue ol
the constitutional que:, ns lnv.,vei
the supreme rouit of the United Stat-s
Tuesday postponed the hearing of the
Irrigation c.tt-f f K.insn versus ,!o
rado, relating to the disposition ot
Ihe ws-ers of th Arksn-.i rlvrr un
til a full bench is sm-ureii by the np
imltltineiit of a Biicceisor to Jiutice
Brown In response to question from
counsel the thief Justlc- raid tint
whll-' the courl s.Miipathled wl'h Hi
attorneys In their des;.r for a Sx-e,ty
trial Im could glve.n,, promlsa when
It could be bad beyond the ns-urancn
that the case would b? tart-i m t,,
head of the calendar as soon as Jus
tice Itiown s siK-CiMsnr Is appoints 1.
Mrark arar Hifii, Haa.
Wamegu, Kansas. Sviu ' nr-
sons were Injured surlously and many j
morn slightly in a wnk which , i
curred at 8:30 o'chn k Tuesday nl.sjht
two miles east of -Wani' iro on the Un
ion I'aciflc railway. Four car on the
Overland limited, No. 101, ww thrown
fniui the truck by a broken, rail and
Ihe wreckagfi Is strewn over a dis
tance of a quarter of a mile. The en
gine, tender, bsKgago and mall cura,
together with the smoker did not 14 v
Chicago. 111. The general man
igers of the railroads In Chlcugo, who
recently received ricmiirwt.. fi-i.m th..
union switchmen on their line, that
. ,ik, ,..- j- 1
llons be grated, have decided
fuse the demand of the men.
Frost KIIU I alias la l.rorala.
Atlanta. (Ja, President l!.vrvU
ordnn of the Southern (V.tton Ass-hI-llon
estimates (list brlween forty and
Ifty thousand bales of cotton wns
.tiled In tlix.rgU alone by Wednes
ay night's cold snap.
I.orkoal 1 arralraaa la ( bleaao.
Chicago, Illliiols A liH-kout of
10, (mm) tiuiidlng liades employes la
hiialciied as the result of numerous
lytnpkJ hetlc strikes on vmious build
tig how being elected la the down
UIAMU0.NS OF THE W01M1).
Smrrleaa l.eaane Team Won Title
br llefaatlaa National 1'iisr
J.. Oat of
Chicago, 111. Tho Chlrngi club ot
the Aiiierlcan H.iseliall league ts tho
champion of the world. My winning
Sunday's game, ft to ft, avalnst the
local club of the National, toe Amer
icans e!ii tied the riijl t to float tho
championship ;s iirsnl hs well asthe
pennant of ihe Amotlcan league, to
ride to the grounds next season In car
riages and to have "World's Champi
ons'' lettered on the blankets worn by
their horses. Sunday's game was the
sixth of the series and the fourth
victory for the Americans.
The grounds were full to bursting,
the gates were closed and the play
was begun at 2:15 o'clock. Co.nj.ietely
encircling the giounds was a closely
packed crowd of enthusiasts.
The attendance at Sunday's game
was 19, 'J1H, making the total attend-
, ance for the series P'..Mj. Toe re
ceipts f r Sunday's gum.) were $20,
I KC1 and he total for the six gLines
was JUC.r.tO. Of ..this amount tho
! players' share is $:;::. ioi TO. The
I American league team, wilh 21 m.n,
will receive Cj.i'.'l.i::. The Nation
l als' share for 19 men Is $i.r,ai 17.
j The receipts for 4 he last year's c:..i:n
: plonshlp Serb s were ICS.t'C, and of
America n National series
ARMY IN THE PHILIPPINES.
ru. Woott Oppoara aay Kroortloa
aaa Kavora 4tllaa Amllrrr
Mil tatalry lo lorrr.
Washington, I. C. An arciinenf
against Jiie reduction In Ihe number
of troops In th li:llippln s Is made
i ''i'- ';,J- ;,1- l--onard W.skI. com-
manding that division In his annual
report. The total garrison on June
30 last, Bumbred 20.f.43 men. "We
are far from home." says Gen. Wood,
"and la case of foreign disturbance,
even with al! our troops coneeotratej
at Manila, the force available would
' I barely sufficient to defend it from
' a serious attack. Moreover, a strong
gurrison should be ma'Ut.ilned here
untl! strained conditions have passed
! tie a. W(kkI suggest adding me
I artillery to the preat nt garrison and
' Sending to the I'ttililpluei one aqu.id
roil of each of the cavalrjr reg..tt tit
', lU tha l ulled States.
Tb Aaaoal lS.-lt Ma. 9lrilar4l
from SM.irjr.il la ltt.k.1 lo
SKlMtllRHI a IIMMi.
Washington, I) C. I'lKtmsit-i
General Cortelyou has given odt as
ailvne.ee statMiient of the receipts dnJ
expenditures of the iH.stal servict. or
the fiscal year enJlng Junu Z . l'
It shows a reduction of the annual de
ficit from IH.iTl'.iht fur IV'i to 110,
61C.;'.'6 for l"(i, over $4.00.1.10, of
2 7 :i j-er cent.
The total receipts fur lie'ij were
f 1C126.96.36.199M!. au liicrea.- over i;5 ol
$la,loi;.l!S, which is the grea'ist in
crt-ase for any year In the hlstoty ol
the service. The per cent of Increase
in receipts for .Uor Is 9 SS us Com
pared with C.4 3 for 1 '5. The total
expenditures during !'.oG were 17S,
419.779. an Incn-as- of 1 1 1.O.'.o.OlO Over
The per rent of Inrrvase 19
rrpemlltuii-s Is les tiian for a num
ber of years and la smaller by ono
thlrd than the lr ceut of lucreasa
Itarrlraar la I'ralral Va.rrl.-a.
New (.li leans, 1-a. A wireless
tuessage Iroin llloefl) . Niciiigu. to
the Tlmci IVmociat Sunday nUlit,
that a severe hutrlo,in In I'ort
Union, Costa Hon, bus 1 .-. . I a q.iai
t r of a million doliurs ilaiiiage.
Daly a IttNirnllmiHl liflruar.
'loronto, Canada - Pi esi.l. m linck
bqi 11, of the Bank i.f Toronto, Sunday,
t ave out a sisi .-uu tit nlnj Gi itersl
Manage)' MrGIll had l en making fslh
slali'loi lils on the bank's hooks for
ye .1 s and tliat In Anoint, 1 Mo
Gill lost, f l.oo-I.O.HI, speculalllig In t u
Stock luaikei a The prosldeul Sl h
diM tiot ioi-uf t. voter lulo ti Initial
pfosecutlon of former general Uian
ager aa uu Individual. MeUlil has not
Horkrfrllar Moaey for kfiruri.
Wushiiigton. 1- C The annouuee.
ment was made here Sunday that;
JoliU H. Il.icki'felW bas made a con
ditional gift of $:i."oo for a biitldiug
fur the negro branch i f the Washing
ton Young Men's Christian Associa
tion. The condition liuisised Is that
an additional $'".. 000 U- rulsed for
the site and lull filing.
ttrat Mala la Tasaa.
Houston, Texas. A heavy ruin has
I ,ttll, a ov,'r lh" grB"r ,,f TM
uuiiuk tue imai -1 nouis caurii.K n.n-
sidetahle damage to th cotton crop.
There will be heavy loss In rice.
II a Was tb olaral Ksslsrrr.
Kansas City, Mo, The Bock Is
laud Hallway company sent th body
of Martn A. Ix'iiahan lo UavcntMiil,
la., Hutuiday night In a .private car.
Twenty five relatives and Meioli no
compaiilvd It. Martin l-cnahsn was
the old st riiKlucer In tlm eiupl-y of
the Hock Island railroad. He had
bt-en cotitlnuousuly In the service of
tlm company fi-vn.i IsTJ ii,.ti his death
Frldny of csiicer. For uiauy years bs
had a pssseiiyer train run betweeSV
Ksiiiaa CUV and llertngtou, Ksu