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THE RICH MILL TRIBUNE
Hit KIUIY & HrCKl-.HV, Publishers
CI.Al'DIC A. JiROW.V, Editor.
te-it!i;r a divorce
easy a lying.
nowadays la at
t ' "n If K'i"'i I new meditating war
t would not mention It.
Gov. i:j-nrd Casper Stokes of Now
jersey wns at otic time a teacher In a
! i ih o school.
Chickens in t ho clly are A luxury
whether they be In the back yard or
on the dinner table.
in the blessed eta of airships nn
cue will be able til wreck the traius
by pulling tip the rail.
Caruso's s.iliiry U JJ'j.'i.O'tt) a yar.
J I ousht to te Able to have hi own
private monkey house on that.
Thore Ss one thing to bo said In fu
Vor of a backward spring. It short
ing the reason for mad dog scares.
Census statistics say that only ono
woman in five works, Put the other
four li.Hf father and others busy.
Secretary Root must have feuild
Food dyspepsia cure, for ho says the
world Is all right and growing better.
It is quite natural tbkt the roofer
should have hifh aspirations. He has
lor.rned that there la always room at
I he top.
An Ohio man has walked from New
Yoik to ZnnesvIIle in search of health.
Anyhow, the defective rail peril didn't
The name of the new heir to the
Spanish throne has as many stories as
a uky-scraper. It Is to be hoped that
te can live up to lt
The near naturalists naiurally do not
like the president for showing them
up. Near-naturalism Is great graft In
the magazines Just now.
Fishermen observe with relief that
the president has made no protest
against misrepresentations as to the
sue- and habits of their kind of fame.
Frlck is reimrted to have lost SO,
000,000 and SO pouiuls. A pound for
Cith departed million ts not eo much,
but bow light be would be now had
te l.'st ;r.0,t00.0v0!
Tbe Chicago lady who told her hus
t;.d that sha bated bim with "the
tissing halo of hell" was apparently
!.sig--ej by nature for a headtitier on
cr.e of the Chicago papers, says Potstcn
Alabama has five ioriner governor
i'lil llvtr-.-;. They are Rufus V. Cobb.
letted la tSTS and 1SS0; Thomas O.
Jones, elected In Ui-0 and Wil
liam C. routes, cl.-cted In li'fi; jo
eph F. Johnson, cl.-cted la and
JM-! and William D. Jelks. who sue
( led to the office on the deaih of
WUSii.m F. Stamford and was elected
to a fill! term In lfKC.
It isn't emissary for a person to ro
to Europe nowadays to get the name
cf being a gtobe-trolter. An euter
j rising New Yorker will for five dol
lars i 'i.tster your baggage with red.
white and yellow label of Kuropcaa
t.e'elc r'canishlp lines and railroads,
f h label tearing a elate stamps on
It that will defy detection from the
rnu:ne. ay the Kxprc-Cit-tle.
Tbe laiwls are oid in lots of 40 and
ls-.-l.ide different itineraries. Faca s-et.
fcnwever. Is sold at the am price,
-.d tbe d'-iler, at b.(-e httl stor
aa be purchased Kunpfan noveltiea.
i er.j.ivins a larc and lneres!n
Kenc-d lutenkl lu trio prmcnra
tl-m (if h Alhambia la Uiati!fete I
Itself In Spain. Tbe eocrur of Oraa
adft baa bud builditiK eip-: and tu
fliK'ntl.il cltlein iu t to Uincii" plans
fer pri'Veittinit tii palice ftrai K"!r.g
Itii; Into roiiiplett !'. The atruc-
me aa li:iin In tho t!iiiten'h een
tuiy, Ktut i n prtKed thiiiurh various
iv.iiritu.lea. Whin the French etic
usttd it in 1M2, they blew vtp ao;ue of
tl toei to ill Ktroy it !we no a
fo. (:, an.1 in ISJt it eatia(tej
by an i u th jua ke. CJiieen l"ieila In
t (Med l.ei self in ll In Im'I. and bn
ln the wMk of r'iis:liix It to li
m I k lnul CM'i,ii!in o far ai that ciuM
l Mil-: UlUe-i.
Acord'nit to the latest tarns frm
tlie t1;!iee ceiiiius, the -ii:plr- l.kt a
It-pulktiou of fully i'-i'tf.e'tl jkt
!!, t-:ion,'h, certain!)-, tu have en-
.N-ut.'e lr, Ruentv on th future tf
tie ttoiUI if they ail 1 e.-ome (t-lltkt-
ih,I. ti U the H!sU.i:i:y f !erMa
ti 'tl that Hi s in the,. b:iu.iiej i4
l.i i ef At-lati. s that tn j s thx n-'lt-1ar)
tu4ei:s of th wosld aaaie.
l'u;.ve,io eUillraiiin ajut he pr
rid; t.J alllienj-h S prt.p4ct of
aa Aa'atkr inxasli'u of llio ettetn
couiii.seaM rvnu'le, o o'aK-rvaitt
r.J !ie aa observer as AJuiii! Ma
la.l l-s miv.l Kurvi of tbe iril
4'f t e
to prepare af.caat it-
X'a.i a",i..ii mi- en tuejjls a.one
Tiii U tbe i..s a tijf m i.iauy it
the ( .11 -. i:'e lj,lti ,.f Serine itir'iae
t T. r.,.l tl.elf wv ut. Ik shop
h-;c tie tti, st.'iien Ulls pnn Ulm
t!: t'-e I money to lc-id ,i Ur&t
ire ;.'l collatt ral.
li g' til f;.t the hor
- 3 K . i . M t.i buriy tp
; r ;.p( r,M. xt
i ' i i : li ' ' ;i I I il.f
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1 ! t t (!. sa 1 I "
SHOULD BUY YOUR COAL KOW
Conditloni ia Korthwfst Miy
Y'ors Thafl Last Year.
Ths Irtentata Cofor"rca Commission
and Railroad Both Sound a
Warning to Contumera
Wiihtivston, D. C. Stsoniious
measttrea have bein adopted hot It by
the government and by the railroads
to avert a fuel famine in the wvt and
northwest which la thought to be lm
pending ne.t winter. Howard Elliott
presideut of the Northern Facine rail
road, recently wruti to CnuiilssUnr
l'ie of the Iiilcr.ilate commerce com
mission smruchtinic tin? probability of
a fuel f.uiilne In the west mid north-wc.-t
tint winter thai lulsM rseerd
In Its Ferlous pos.-ihiH'.ies, the famine
of hist wlnt.-r. He advised that ev
ery effort be made by the commission
to lndiico cunstinier?. Including t.e
Rovorument to lay In supplies of coal
durlus tho summer months, pending
the movement of tho crops In the ear
ly autumn. Commissioner IJine hum
illately took up the matter wish Socro-
tarys Garfield and Taft, urging that
conl supplies at all depots of the pov
ernme'.it be- put In at as early a dU'
a possible. The. subject was consid
ered at the last cabinet meeting held
before" rres-ldent Roosevelt left Wash-
Inpton and It was decided that tho
auKKestlon rhould be adopted.
Commlsslonrr IJtne has received
from H. T. Staun'.o'.t. chairman of the
railroad commission of Montana, a cir
cular which the commission kas Issued
r .-iwetins ars Investigation Into tha
subjivt of the coal supply now In siht
and to be available for th? use of citl-
sens of Montana durlnir the winter
months of 1?'j7 :id l?vS. The Inquiry
Showtf that a coal shortasre cxceedlnit
that of the past wlnteT Is not onlv
psrie but probable, unless steps
are taken to avert It. and tho com
mission advises the people to put In
their supplier of coal at the earliest
posy i tie date.
Schmit Seek Release.
S.,n Francisco, Calif. Mayor
Pchmltr's attorneys late Thursday
evening applied to th district court
of appeal for the release cf th
mayor on bail by writ cf habeas cor
pus, Sittoon showin.es; are mad In
the petition and at least one of them
Is dtvldedly cnsatior.). It is a docUr
ation that the mayor is suffering from
an Incurable disease and that impris
onment In a Jail will cause his dtata.
It is understood that the disease r
femtd to is an.affectiou of the Kid
neys and that Is bus advanced to a
A Two Cent Rate In Kansas.
Toprka. Kan s.i.'.. An order for
a f.'ut twrt-ccct pi'.svncer fate in
the stale cf Kansas Is about to be
Issued by the state board cf railroad
C( mmissioners regardless of the fate
cf the two-cTit fare- rates In other
states. ' It is sai.1 that some cf the
Kansas commissioners have taken up
the matter with the railroad officials
in an informal matiuer and there is a
strong possibility that the railroad i
will cot Huh! the order. The rail
roads niv said to be dWsittsfieJ llii
the mil' ace bock plan, as it la a great
annoyance to the conductors.
AoVI Wlil Stay.
Washington, DC The f.nmal
uiiouncen-nt by Viscount Ha:s'il.
the Jopanese lulnlstHv f. r for,,.sn af
fairs, in a Toklo d;siatch puolihed
Friday thf.t Ambassador Aokl la to
be r.-ttlned at Washlrg ton Is re
Ittrded here) as clearly eftal lish.ti j
the fac; that lli pivsetil Jap'tneti'
n;lMl-lry, b.-. 1,-d b Marquis Saioisji
has arstircd itself ef the stipHrt of
both the unionist and c:u -ervative
parilen in !' prt sent attitude towsird
Telegraphe'S' Strike I Off.
New Yelk As the result of the
vi;l cf Mr. Neil!, commissioner of la
Ixir, hixl follow in nu-si-stioiis I".:irf.
by bl.ii Jin &! Ju-r::-.-".i'. ef th dift.-r
finv .te-u tl,e Wt.-,;n Fr.ion
Tt lvtf"apa con.pany atnl I o ei.eor s
has teu ri-ji l,i'tl i. I there will be
eo sliil.e Tharxdu..- riorn:n tid
Cl.!ry, pr---! ! nt .f t'.e We.-t. m
I'ti'.i.n, h i '.i d a b-t'er to Mr
Ke.il, oul'lj.ili t.:e jee iti-n if bis
roiepat'T, n?nl t'.ls Is eduiit tedly a,is
fai lory i ail ,.-"e oi:iivii ril.
D nJ W th Ccrperor Wil iam.
Kaiset ;,f!,i-c Yacht Club, Kil. tor
it.si.y tlii;KTor Williitm guve what
niii.Ii t bo e'l- d an A --i'c-mi ex-nlu,;
n the lm;-UI ae!.t Il.it eiu. !!, i n
Frtday lit-jtit lie bad Aiiil sa,l,ir
Tower auJ Jeph WUrinii, I .lent.
Coniti-and.T Howard, the ('nt-t-4 H at'j
attmhw f lUrtln. auJ IJeut. tm-
aiat.der t;tl-ii. tt.o t i.it.-i t-'it. s r. t
il attache at f.o-,-n to d.uto-r and
et them In envt -rn1 a f r aona
Tbe Des Kto.nea Pian f C9irnm-nL
I v Moine Ry ha o.vr hehi.'iij
majority th clit.-tits of s M.-iuts
Thwrsday adopted wbat l Una as
the 14.' Motue ptaa go-. . r :t . nt, a
nioJ Meat ion t.f th eon i.iiUi form
;f jr.-111! i 'lilt dl.!..1 . l'ie (ij-i
ia Gvln-ti u, Tea. Tin trt y'.:n
provide for an ti e.iustion if t'e
srd ttii li e el.c l a l y te j
nty as a wN-'e f flte cv:-."-..' nera j
all n-.f !. " el.'.! tSrir r-ti-
tu c.-f :;-irr-, fi.e as e.,itor d
. ; " tt f ; r et cf ' jft-
NO REIPCCTCR OS'
I ' X ll .1 i
- '.r'i, .! '.y; If
nr ! : ' lf!f
Unclt Sam Cal'a
LIQUOR INTERESTS ALARMED
SapiJIy Growing AntI-Saloo Senti
An Immensa Slush Fund Is Being
Raised to Atterrpt to Meet Pro
Atlantic, City. N. J. Injection
rf anti saloon pintitmtits Into the
platforms of both Brest political
parties In tlie next national campaign
was predicted at Thursday night's
sessions of the National Who'esale
Liquor Dealers association conven
tion. Call was maiff for the federa
tion of liquor lnt(T-st I nthe Vnited ' Klver ShiphulldtnB company cf Quin
States not onlv to rntvt tho present Mass-' lth llJ cf .3T7,'XK. wer
sweep cf prohibition agitation, but to
j prepare to check the movement In
ithe presidential conventions of l?c8,
speaker declaring that growth of the j
crusades against liquor win lorce i:ie
patty leaders to recognize tho ne
cessity it placing fcOtiw "platform doc
trine'' dealing with tbe wuhject before
the1 people at the coming t lection.
Organisation of a prest campaign
fund to meet the new conditions was
advocated by tbe protective burtan
of the a.-ci.!tion and brg contribu
tions to this fund from every lhjuor
Interval were urgevl.
EX-SENATOR BAKER DEAD.
End Cam to the Kansas Lawyer and
Politician at H s Home In Lcav
I.c;n enw.u th, Kan. Ev Senator I-'-i-clen
linker d'ed at his home on Third
avenue, to this city; at 1:15 o'clcxk Sat
urday morning. He was unconscious
for 36 h.uirs preceding his death.
Death resultM from acute Itright's
dlfeaw. He had been 111 nearly a
year aud had not leva able to leave
bis home to ro down town for six
I.tscli-n Faker was born In Ftilton
county, Ohio, June 8, 1S41. He came
to I-n-uvpnwor'h In lS"'.'.t His brother.
H. 1. Paker. one of the pior.evs of
l-eaveiiortli, was In the hardware
buhlnesa ter', at that time. He left
an et.tat estUr'ated to le worth a!)ut
ljO.poO. He Bccuui'ilhled bis fortune
In the practice) of law. His dtvemioim
into lxilitles were expensive' for bim
aud of no material ruin. He was l.t-t-enl
to the V'lli'.ed Ft.ltej sensti In
lV.'C and served one Ufm. -Mr. IUker
was a Mason and that order will have
Charge of the funeral.
Tucker Lost tbe Suit.
Ic4Vrnworth. Kansas The Jury
tu th- c. of the t'tule fa'ii
till comiar.y. in wM 11. H Turker,
Jr. o'i:ht to have !fce rs-eiver ai-polnU-1
by th Half supreme court
r.rnov-.-J. rt turned a ft diet W.Mue
day liudlns aitilist Turker. The
vti.ilet was tit ten out by J.i.!ge
Amldoii, lu ti e Fnite.1 Slates' d:.
trlet court, and ll was asrrced to by
t!.e Jury i:i-n the court's IriKrue
Taft Inspects tbe Post, -r 4
jtv r.w rrth, K.rin.i. S.-crvtary !
Taft was ti.et at- the fcU'.ivl here !
I y Gt tieral Hall, cuniinandant of!
the p"i an l -certed to the Lt t
irr s rtlii. iire ili'tc brejf.ii.t w as
reM. The prof-rmiiihe of Ite day
lii.l id.d a g-M.eiul t-.pec!h.n of the
military .ivli-s' c! c.l buil'iug of
the l-"t, and a drea review cf all
the troop now a"eti.bied here.
Kentucky Republican Ifbminat.
li'ijisv-.ile. Ky. Tbe K.n;bll.jiiis of
K'rttut ktr In 'he txte conter.tSoa
Weda-fuljy .!.:!. t sel.-'rd the Hon,
Au: jiiii K. Ni;l-.a if lAimsviil' as
their car-iJiiJUtf f of p.oerfur an4
afoit.d a i lat form wi'!ou! d.m.-it
lug i-t.s. Ti e (,ii,t. tt bt twe-'j the ad
I.eitrDls ef Y,.e l'r!-td'ti l.ilit-nftks
rid j-.t retr cf War Tjft Sii iv
,,-. warm I ut !'.( was tut
OH" rvj-ort u.'i.'.::g oii CJ:. ll.'ulf st.i
tu.--.lv r 'r-g a fn'i iti .; fr a
W t.O t
HOME - MADE HALOES.
S.' I P;U
V W i
Up th Coil Trust.
THE GREATEST EVER BUILT.
Contracts Let for Two Monster 20,000
Ton Battleships of tha Dread
Washington. IUds were opened at
the navy department at Bo:in Thurs
day for the construction of two Amer
ican "Droadnauyhts" or That are of
ficially known as battleships Nos. ;S
and 23, each to be of approximately
10.000 toes displacement, the cost of
each not to exceed IC.OOO.OOO, exclu
sive of armor and armament. Th
total cost of each when completed Is
estimated to be $10,000.'000
TUo Newport News Shipbuilding
company of Newport News, Va., with
one bid at 3s;.0f'0 and tho For
the successful bidders.
Tb arrangement of the' main bat
tery gun is to be such as to per
mit a broadside fira IS per cent
greater than that of the broadside of
any battleship built, or, so far as Is
'known, under construction. The aver
i age elevation of the axis of these)
j gnus is expected to lie greater than
'that of any known battleship, thu af
! fording a distinct advantage In long
jrar.ee firing under all conditions of
The art-i.i! total weluht of hull and
armor in the proposed designs for thu
ships is approximately 3.000 tons
greater than in tbe largest twittleship
so far built. The design contemp'atcs
an arrangement for the? installation cf
reciprocating or turbine machinery.
LAND FRAUD CONVICTIONS.
Fine and Jail Sentence for Ofiha
Men Who Are Alleged to Have
Omaha. Neb. Thomas M. Hunt
ington and Ami n. Todd, .were sent
enced by Judgt Munger In the I'nlted
States district court Thursday to pay
a fltie cf $1.00.) each and to bo Im
prisoned In the Fondas county Jail for
. three luonlha. Frl Hoyt was sen
I fenced to pay a fine cf tl.fiOO and to
! stand c'mmlttd to the Douglas coun
ty until the flue Is pail.
The. st-Dtencetr art the result of the
conviction cf the three men after
a ten days trial on an Indirtinmt
charging conspiracy to d. fraud th
I'nitetl states out of rf.neKlon and
title to larte (rats cf land lu Sher
idan and Cherry counties, thU state,
by means of false, fraudulent and fic
titious entries and for subornation f
Tha d. fe!u!aiit gav. notice of ap
peal to the t'ii'.,'l Slates circuit roiut
cf aopt-al on a writ of ii rror and ex
ecutnl a bond In the sini of Jj.ooo.
Tt.U constitutes the second or lai't
group cf defendant In d-.e Richard
and CuriistoCi Case.
RccketeUST Paid a Fine.
New York. John 1 Uo.kef.-ll
wu1o,!iol..le, lu which Srf. K'X'kefel-
l. r .! beirig mthT hurriedly J.-iven
: to hi co intry horn Tburday ws
js-opp.-d by a constable at KItnsford
tvl er chauff Jr w as t ubserjueutly
; (iuivj 1:5 for exceeding the sr-es d llru
!lt. Mr. Rocket. Her wld the fine.
Covernjr Folw Grants Respites.
Jefferon City. Governor Folk
Tuesday gtat'.fed r tpl!e4 until July 25
to Ann in k and John Pnniks, sentenc
ed t.1 l.w bar.cd at I'onton ou June
iT. and l. Williatii aauh. Jr., ut.der
s.-i.t.n.e ti I bailed Jjl 15 at
Secretary Wilcon Defiant.
Wasl luit-.n. D. ,C. ll. y r. 1. 1 n g
Hh S.-.it.iiy Wilti.i, the crltultial
Court h.jird the t Mimotiy of a cuuiti-r
of tt!.e-s la th trial of K. 8.
Hoiuitu, Jr. n tbe rbarg cf cousplr-li-i;
t J defraud the goveTnmcLt
ty divulging ci.i'.ri'.et.ui.l Information
c.rceri.tt.g the C'--t-. ti f rcn. Th ac
rdary it t!t bt tjid not t!ai.!f
f.ketf tut JaiK- I Jif irviia t Jon rctelt
d t if !. tu.eaa cf tjtU!ics, but
rc-lti'alLrJ th llht to Biflk etl
i-.iiii- of )t ea sod (iv? tl.eiu (A
ftt 1 ' J 'I-.-
LIGIITKING FIRED OIL TANKS.
Ths Glenn Pool and Other Fields Sus
tain Loca of liOO.OOO Wind
Also Wss Strong.
Tulsa, I. T., A tornado swept
over thla section of Indian territory
ently Sunday mornln.n entititng dnm
sko to property rstlmKted at neiiily
I r. (0,000. Tho tenifie elctrlcal utorm
was accimipanled by wind and tho
lifhtiilnn struck oil lank till over
th iti lil continent fi.-ld. In tileiin Jxh1
near Tulsn, a 60,0 -0 barrel tank of the
Quaker Oil and Gas company the
100.000 earthcrn storage tank of Victor
Oil and Gas company and a dozen oth
er small tanks wvre struck by Iljfht
nlng and Sunday nlht were "till burn
ing fiercely. Win. S. Mowrls, of this
city suffered the 1om at Cooly I'lnl'f of
nine 1000 barrel tanks and the Stand
ard Oil company's tank farm at tho
same luce was almost totslly de
stroyed. Reports receive! from Ra
mona. Ochalata, Newata and other
points tell awful rtoriei of devasta
tion. Wind at various placers unroofed
housrs. uiir-tM trees and unprece
dented fail of ruin Inundated several
viilii)t"s. As far ai Is known no lives
have been sacrificed, a'tbourh many
Inlurles resulted. Tb storm was
most widespread known here In year.
Two houses In Tulsa were struck by
lightning and partially d.i-troyed.
Gov. Johnson Would Bs President.
Omaha. "We hear a treat deal of
Mr. rtryan as the next nominee for
president, but I want to tell you now
that Minnesota will have a word to
say about this; Minnesota will have
a man before the ce'xt national con
vention In the person of Gov. John 3.
Johnson. He is a candidate, has
strength and will continue to devekp
more strength until the convention
meets when lie will po before ft a
forniiilabie candidate." This state
ment was made here Sunday by Frank
A. Pay, private secretary to the pov
rrr.or wtio was eu route to the Pa
Want Tracks Made Ssfe.
Fort Scott. Kan. -President R-josc-velt
and the governors of several
states have been asked to aid the
National t'nlon of Railway Track
men in the campaign for. greater safe
ty In railroad travel. J. I. Sheppard
of this city, orctary of the associa
tion, calls attention to the fact that
while state and nntlonal Inspection ex
tends to lifirly everythlntf else, there
Is rto djuate supervision over tall
Kidnaped Bey Murdered.
New Orliwns, Two miles In the In
teiior of a llg swamp near tills city
the beadlecs body of Walter I ;o nana,
an Italian child betwen 7 urn! 8 vears
old, who was kldn:iK-d and h-Id for
Ifi.OOO rans.om tw( weeks axn, was
found by the pollen and v;i:.lantes Ju?t
before d.iybteak Sunday. He bad been
strangled to d-ath, iieeonling to the
confession of several Italians held by
An Indian Drowned at Haskell.
Ijiwrer.ce, Kan. Rouinaldi Chabetf,
a Fue'lit Indian, agil 17. a me.nher
of this year's graduating class tit
Haskell, was drowned In the Waka
niM Saturday nUht while swimming.
Short funeral scrrlrrs were held ut
Haskell Sunday aftemoon and the
body was sent to Hlllsboro, New Mv
Ico, for burial. He was preparing to
po home to his wople at once.
Jackson Scents an Ice Trust.
Topeka. Persistent retxirts that
th attorney general Is making rlglj
lnvKi(Knti.in Into the buslucHS meth
ods of thu Ire companies In the larger
cities cf Ihe state hnvp been heard
for several days. It I asserted that
the utlornev general Is piunnlng a
eii.a of atilltrui.t suits agitinst tin
Ice cwpantea fr violation of th Bn
ti !rut laws.
A Defiant As Ever.
Dublin. Irrlan.l.-J,.l,n K RedmotK
delivered an addrcs at Wexford Hun
day at tht. ecu ,ny sit tending tho
unveiling cf a memoiUi t.i w. xford
lacs who fell a the- ball!,, (f v.
rtoM. In ITl'i He K.iv n d. flanl warn
tug to Hii'.Uh t at.-: in n mating; ' V
tell Fniiland that w.. ),uto b.-r rule
Utterly as did U! forefathers, whn
th. y hoj rh.-ir bio. d on this spot We
tell her thai we are as much rebels
to t.T rule tod iy as our forefathers
weie lu -..S We t. 11 l.r thut o ca
cbang.. Unit haired only by g, anting
freedom and so 1 nir n she wiUioli's
fretdoin t U tl ..,! r,.,v a q,K.
Hon of rxpedl. i.,-y how i.m ;,y ,
me;,,, ve .; ati ll e r.t the pw. i
that bo'ds our eoun'ry in U. nl.e.
Closinj Alchlson Sa'oona.
Atehiwm. Kan In olifdleti. n t or.
ders erti by the hi,., iff ,i th,
chief t.f iHdlce. At.llson's ssl.K.ns
closed Saturday i,l,,t. I a,.rv,.lK
ti-WI.-r the nbetlff found a5 pi.eea
the cilr and s,ibiirb where lntoxt
Cuting li'juors wrie sold.
Loctiata Take Ih Woods.
Alton. Ill A horde of lo.ieHs has
settled among t(, tr 4lf
is'i'ular pl.nl.-j jrroiuid mar
trrt fcnJ d,Ju Neiy ,,K hlid
out of the ,kiJ(. ti. lu.iu.w ,.,
u.h'ked for ! a,vi,l,ir,la( bt t,i,v,,
dlpartd ucder the ..iUugl;U of
It instvts IUiK, j.,,-, rt.MB,j tIl
Uck for a lime bjt ev. niually n, n tho
tardier Linls w.tp ditvt-ii away n,rt
( Ue v;.rl y viiown a
evn-t.-n .ar Imun.." a,i .
are con.ii,, ,n j.,,, J--,plw
Ceased t-nj !. t"!!. w
IN GATFS' NAME.
Capitalist to Buy tH Tessa Interest
of the Wtr Pierce Oil
ThIpr, I. T. It ts repeatedly
rumored anionic prominmt oil men
Id thin city Hint John W. Gates,
tho controlling splilt lit the Teias
company has entered Into n scr-'e-tnent
with H. Clay Fierce to pur
chase the intercut of the Waters
Tierce company In Texas. It Is said
the deal was arranged la St. Iula on
tho recent Tlwlt of Gates to tho south
west. It is Impossible to Ret a
confirmation of thi report
This much ts known that tho
Standard Oil company Is making no
apparent effort toward building a
pipe line from Tulsu to the gulf, as
the Texas company and Gulf Tip"
Line company. On the other band
the Standard s favorably dispor-rd to
the Texas company and it at pros', r.t
Installing several Immense tank
farms In IndiBa territory, where mil
lions of dollars' worth of oil is be
ing stored and which must have a
gulf pipe line outlet to be market
aide. Tho met hods . of the Texas
company and the Standard are th
same, which strengthens the belief
among th? oil men that the tw-o com
panies are one and the same.
MAY PRESS DISARMAMENT.
Gen, Porter Reserves Right to Pre
sent Question at Peace Confer
ence at The Hague.
The Hague. The surprise cf
the second session of the peace
conference Wednesday afternoon wna
the formal reservation by General Hor
ace Poil.r on behalf of th Fnift-1
State of tht ri-ht to preient the
question cf lltiiltitlon of armaments.
Togethtr with this, be also rc-servc-J
the rinlit to introd'ico thp thject f
the colleciion of contr.tctii.il d.b's by
force. . Whit1 tv.!s reservation was
made quite naturally, la accordance
with a r.otico served on Russia d ir
ins the preliminary negottations last
spring and In ord'T that si'enre bow
might not be construed as acq.uK
ceiicr In the restriction of the work of
th conference to the limits of Rus
sian programme it Is believed to indi
cate a flnn revolve on tbe part of the
Washington government after see
ing the trend of the situation hre tt
raiiie t!u question later If It birome
apparent that the subject l going by
To Test Transportation Question.
Chicago. A test rasn to d"ter:nin
whtther the railroad hare the rijibt
to Fract Interstate newspaper tians
pc'rlatlon In payment for advertising
was begun brie Thursday by the gov
ernment. District Attorney Sims, rcp
rchentlng the Interstate coniuirris
commission, filed suit against the Ci.l
.igo, Indianapolis at Ioilv i'ie fa'l
wi.y D'klug that It be enjoined frets
rurryttig out coiitr.eis for tr.iti'jsr
tation lu.tde with a lnagay.liie.
Cleveland's Condition Not Serious.
Princeton. N. J. Actor-ling tn
a slatcment issrud from the t. ti
of Former President Ch ve!rt,4
Thursday night the alarming report
irenl are practically ground'es. Th
former prestdtnt is suffering from
an attack of acute Ind'festlon, but no
operation ha Nen perforni.-d nd
none wa contemplated, the 'at
Fines for Russian Newsoaper.
VoHCtiw . Thn Ruskl Vlodomtistl,
the veteran UlM-ral organ, has b-co
ftn.'d 0 for publishing an article In
Imlcul to the government- Four other
newspapers weie fined sums ranging
from $r.o to I'nX) tch, and sin.ilar
fines have b-ii Imisised on hew spa
tier In FUbstok, Sumaru. Poltava,
Tiflls and JO other tow ns.
Telegraph Operators Co Out.
San Fiitncii.ro, Calif. Strike t!J
d ii San FlanrUeo had anotl.er nrie
added to th list Friday afiei uo.it
hen the tel. traplj tiperatoi tMii
plore I by th.. Western t'uloii and pos
tal T bi'rnph cuiipantea left Weir
k) ot 3: Hit o . tu k And w aliie.l out
of tii.t t trie. They ileinsioi d nn in
cr .i td :'5 p.-r cent In w,ii.-.
No Strike In Rurola Now.
Si. pettmloaig. Rus.ia A cuif. r-
tlt,. Ftlla.V t f del. -.rat. 'tt tt'pl-ei.T.tlrig
all the revol'.i'toiiary groups- io lie!;i,ff
t!o pi ll.-h foi-ialli ts, utiio,, nf rail
way eiiipbiMs, tlinup of Toll and peiv
Si.tit purti.s, voted by 47 to 14 Volt
to rt ).- t th" proioiNii to il.x l.ue a
g. uei ut it ilkc as a resiiie to the dirt-
kollil loll L,f pai liillhl lit.
A Big Four Wrtck.
Coliiiiibim. O A lUg Four ps-.i n
mT train whll going 60 mile an
hour was d.i-illcl In this city lu.-
lav, tho etiiilne and all tiic oai-hoa
tut ii.-d ovif on their sides and jet no
OIK was st'iloiu.y lujuie.l except lt
llremaii who Jiimpe.1. Tb concht
weie tilled witlj j.iiioo-.ij,,,
Foraker bt II Defending Posit. on. '
Put In Pay, II - Seiintof J. J) J ora
ker add i. ,,.,! tt,0 Ni,tilMli a-j. U
tln of Fielnl Ai:. ita hei Fil.la.v,
Heii.it. .r I'Miakt-r defudr.t ihu tlKsi.a
bill, wbli li h tt.tlm,! i a i . mi, .,.
re me.lv. When ,,ir pnforeed. fi,.,- nil
th" ei.U of tb rtbat M'ei-. He
def. ml, ,( l,t .;,p,,!i,, ,, u, u,.
buitl bill nn a triple imumU tl.At It
Wa iii.n.M i ...ii jr on s". ...int of ike
Hint, i.ee ef l, riklns bin, (i,.(t it
s lu t -It t tf .t janult niir .
l"-u In i.,u;tiio,i r ,, t,,
f' l-iitl t lot-