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Isn't It about time for the young
Ji!Klau to show tbernnelvesT
There are mill lume peopl Who
won't boont if they cnn't knock.
CivillznUon hae still a great work to
do in Asiatic Turkey.
Good follows do
the best Judges.
not alw.y prove
Let in at Irani disarm Die bad man
who carries a hip-pocket (sun.
Tbe husband t question:
you gH that hat?
Tbe fatal gift of beauty la not hurt
ing ttte new sultan.
The angel of peace Is Id a constant
tste of apprehension In Turkey.
Let us bop that peace bas bee
clven the Impetus It deserves.
That Tillain of a tsetse fly makes
rotr common fly look like a household
When omen get the ballot will
they expect trading stamps to go along
In the far east it s a wise country
that knows what revolution It is the
London's taxice.b charge is U cents
a mile. With us it's apt to be what
the taxlcabby thinks we've got.
Now that the United States has
shown the world its new navy. It can
afford to advocate peace.
Some of the British papers re talk
ing longingly of an American alli
ance. They do not know America. '
Women worry too much, claims t.
women physician. How much is Just
Delaware reports the peach crop de
stroyed again, but the milliners report
that the demand for peach baskets la
as active as ever.
Some facts are coming to light
that indicate tbe interior of China to
be less barbarous and benighted than
The appearance of the prince of
Wales as a contestant for tbe Ameri
ca's cup would possibly leave Sir
Themes Lipton without occupation.
Motorltis may not be classified
among the diseases to which human
ity Is subject, but It is raging as much
as the orthodox one and is quite as
fatal as any.
r4 J - f .
Atlantic City Insists -that the ar
tists who model beach sand Into stat
ues of Venus shall hereafter drape
their productions. A Venus rising from
the tea foam with clothes on would
bave made Praxiteles 0 and Jump off
Automobiles are a necessity of mod
ern life, and their general use ought
to be encouraged, but there is no rea
son why they should not be used with
due regard to the rights of nonutters,
who are an overwhelming majority of
the public. Those who have at heart
the progress of automobillng as an in
dustry, a sport or a means of trans
portation will find it to their interest
to suppress the many reckless driv
ers who bring their own occupation
The athletic girl and the baseball
bat make a combination which, like
the great American game itself. Is
hard to beat A burglar out in Seat
tle, Wash., found that out While en
gaged !u the interesting occupation of
burgling the home of a resident of
that city he encountered the girl and
the big stick. The result was the
knockiug out of the burglar, who
dropped several thousand dollars'
worth of plunder and was glad to es
cape without broken bones.
An Interesting outcome of LI Sum
Ling's visit to Pekln Is the formation
of a China-American Friends assocla
tln. The modern tendeucics of the
Celestial empire are illustrated by the
fact that this movement was the cul
nilnatloti of a banquet given to the
Hongkong newspaper proprietor by
"leadlug Chinese Journalists." They,
wito many oniciam, usieneo witn ap
preciation to the story of their guest's
experiences in tbe United States, and
louaieu rresiaem tan as a warm
friend of their country.
President Northrop of the Univer
sity of Minnesota probably would not
feel qualified to enter a Marathon
race. Hut be baa shown himself pos
teased of good qualities as a sprinter,
even at 6S years of age. He saw two
students smoking on tbe campus, and
as that was against the rules tbe
president started toward the young
uien to admonish them. Tbe offend
ers took to their heels, and the pres
ident took after them. What was
more he caught them, and "gave It to
them good and proper.
Perhaps if the experiments in mak
ing paper out or cotton stalks and
coin stalks are successful, the Idea
will occur .to some Inventive genius
or making paper out of weeds.
The German bogle man will not
catch h'ngluud because the brave,
IX) I J unions are not watching out
Kvery now and then the very mention
uf a German invasion throws them
Into a panic. Hut, then, we had some
t.( tbe earn nervous feeling ourselves
about that Spanish phantom fleet
hit it luvlellly ruvUtu'd cur ceaaC
MOnO OUTLAW CHIEF KILLED
Jlklrl th Famous Outlaw Has Always
. Fought tin Whites Leading
Manila, P. I. In a denigrate fight
near Patian on JoU Island Jlklrl. tbe
famous Moro outlaw chief was killed
and his entire band exterminated by
detachments of regulnrs and consta
bulary under Capt George L. llyram
of the Sixth United States ravarly,
operating In conjunction with a naval
flotilla of the Mosquito fleet under
Lieut. Commander Slgnor. The Amer
ican loss was one private killed and
three officers and 20 enlisted men
and one sailor wounded.
Private O'Connell of troop A, Sixth
cavariy, was the one man killed among
the Americans and the officers wound
ed are Lieuts. Kennedy, Miller and
Arthur II. Wilson of the Sixth.
Capt, Byraru'a cavalry with a few
scouts and constabulary and a de
tachment of sailors under IJeut. Com
mander Slgnor, located and attacked
the outlaws in the mountains not far
from the coast. The Moros fled and
took refuge In a large cave. The
column of troops and sailors sur
rounded the place but Jikiri refused to
surrender. A concerted attack was
made, the Moros fighting desperately
tn the mouth of the cave until the last
member of the band was dead.
SUFFRAGISTS ELECT OFFICERS
Selection of a Meeting Plac for Next
Convention Was Left to tht
Seattle, Washington. The Nation
al convention of tbe National Woman
Suffrage association elected the follow
'resident, Rev. Anna II. Shaw,
Moylan, Pa. ; first vice-president, Mrs.
Rachel Foster Avery, Swarthmore,
Pa.; second vice-president, Mrs. Flor
ence Kelley, New York; corresponding
secretary, Miss Kate M. Gordon, New
Orleans; recording secretary, Mr.
Ella S. Stewart, Chicago; treasurer,
Mrs. Harriet Taylor Upton, Warren,
Ohio; first auditor. Miss Laura Clay,
Lex'ngton, Ky., second auditor. Miss
Alice Stone Blackwell, Boston.
The question of the next convention
city was left to the general officers for
decision. The candidates were Sioux
Falls, S. D., and Washington, D. C.
A MONUMENT TO JOHN CALVIN
With Solemn Ceremonies a Massive
Coroner Stone Was Laid in
Geneva, Switzerland. There has
laid In this ancient city the corner
stone of a massive monument to tbe
reformation. The ceremouies were
most solemn and Impressive and were
participated in by representatives of
a number of the great peoples of
the world. Tbe event was a central
feature of the celebration of the four
hundredth anniversary of the birth of
ohn Calvin, which has drawn to
Geneva a large number of prominent
Protestants from numerous lands
Oalvin was born on July 10, 1509, and
n 1559 he laid the foundation cf the
church of Geneva. His grave, at his
own request, was left unmarked and
cannot now be identified.
The World's Best Athlete.
Now York. N. Y. Martin J. Sheri
dan, the giant New York policeman
and member of the Irish-American
Athletic club, the mould's best all
around athlete. Increased his famous
point score of 7,130 V4 to 7,3S5 In the
all-round championship contest of the
Amatuer Athletic union which was
decided at Celtic Park, Long Island, in
conjuctlon with the annual athletic
carnival of the United Scottish clans.
GERMANS WISH TO DICTATE
English C.erjymin Who Made a Tour
of That Country Find a Desire
London, Kng.- The bishop of Sail
bury, who was one of a deputation of
clergymen ho recently made a tour
A Ueruiauy, addressing the angllcau
and Foreign Church society said that
be did not think that there was any
real desire for ar among tbe Ger
mans. At the same lime he found
considerable desire for the power of
making war and for the possesklun of
such naval and uilMtary supremacy as
would enable that country to dictate
to Europe in a crisis, or, if necesnary
to dlcUtto to the Untied States.
Son of Kansas Educator Drowns.
Emporia, Kansas. Uvli Smith 19
years old, the son of Alva J. Smith
bo was foraerly president of the
Kaaax AcaiV-my of Science and is
well known a a geologlMt, drowned In
the Cottonwood river near bera
toung snmn was swimming and waa
seized w ith a cramp.
Large Parade in Honolulu.
Honolulu. The paradu held in cele
bration of the Fourth of July was the
largest ever seen in this city. Major
Samuel W. Dunning of the Twentle:h
Infautry, a portion of which Is station
sd bore, was la command.
The Death Toll at St. Louis.
St IxiuiB. Mo. Two deaths were
addod to the previous fatalities as In
eldeiit a the Independence day celo-
brmloa. At mldnlKQt -'uj Injuries,
ranging fiom ser.oug to mere minor
hurts, bad leva recorded
P -p' ,7ty A.7
SUGAR TRUST KEN INDICTED
ANOTHER GIGANTIC TRUST SUIT
HAS BEEN COMMENCED.
Charged With Conspiracy In Restraint
of Trade Under Criminal Clause
New York, N. Y. Through 12 men
empannelled as a federal grand Jury
the United States government has laid
the ground work for another gigantic
anti-trust suit In the Indictment of the
American Sugar Refining company as
a corporation, six of its directors and
two prominent lawyers. The de'end
ant company and the Individuals were
charged with conspiracy in restraint
of trade under a criminal clause of the
Sherman anti-trust law which provides
as a penalty upon conviction a fine of
not more than $5,000 or imprisonment
for not more than one year, or both,
la the ease of the Individuals and a
fine of not more than $5,000 In the
case of a corporation.
The Individuals indicted are Wash
ington B. Thomas, president of the
American Sugar Refining company;
Arthur Donner and Charles H. Senff
and John E. Parsons, all of New York;
John Mayer of Morrlstown, N. J.; Geo.
H. Frarler of Philadelphia.
All 'are directors of the company.
The others Indicted are Gustav D. Kis
sel and Thomas B. Harnett counsel for
Adolph Segal, whose plant tbe Penn
sylvania Sugar Refining company, was
shut down by the trust and whose
fight in retaliation with the testimony
brought out In this suit for f30.000.000
amages, recently settled out of court.
largely furnished the basis for the
MR. WRIGHT'S MOTOR STOPPED
The Aeroplane Was 60 Feet Above the
Earth But Landed With Little
Washington. D. C. Resembling a
glint bird swooping down upon Its
prey the Wright aeroplane after the
motor which propels H had come sud
denly to a standstill, glided grace
fully to earth after having made two
The machine was on Its way around
the Fort Myer drill grounds for the
ninth time in Us second flight when
the motor stopped, 60 feet above the
earth and exactly lu the same place
where the propellers blade broke last
September which resulted In the fatal
accident that terminated the trials
at that time. In gliding to the erth
the machine struck a tree and was
swerved around with such force that
the kklds were broken and the right
wing were ripped. Mr. Wright was
And the Admiral Cllghted the Jill
Honolulu Tbe training stiadrou of
Rear Admiral I J let) 1 has Sailed for
Japan. The admiral's list of Invlu
tlons to the dinner given on board his
flagihlp 1o the Japanese consul and
prominent citizens of the Japanese
colony, Included all the editors of the
local Japanese press except Editor
Soga of the Jljl. which is recognize
as the organ of striking plantation
Memorial to Stephenson.
Washington. D. C With laipres
sive ceremonies a granite memorial
t Dr. B. F. Stephenson, founder of
tae Grand Army of the Republic ha
been unveiled here. President Taft
was present and made a brief six pen
and the era'lnn of the day was dellv
ered bl Representative J. Hampton
Moore of Pennsylvania.
A Censor for English Drama.
London, tug. l lie house or com
mons has appointed a committee
both houtes to inquire into the censor
ship of the drama, a step caused by
prohibition of several of Pernard
Tobacco Manufacturers There.
Washington, V. C. The Indepen.!
ent Tobacco Manufacturers were give
a bearing by a sub-committee of Lb
committee on fluance regarding meas
ures now before the finance commit
0 CONVINCE US OF OUR SINS
ichop Williams Thinks We Need
Some Real Patriots In Place of
the Present Day Kind.
New York, N. Y. "For the moat
art organizations for mutual admira
tion, which indulge In harmless pa
triotic buncombS, such as teaching
kindergartens of foreign children to go
through flag drills and sing the star
pangled banner," was the way Blsn-
p Charles D. Williams. D. D., of the
Kplscopal diocese of Michigan, defined
he DauKhtcs of the American Revo
lution. He also put In this class the
Sons of the American Revolution, the
Colonial Dames, the Order of Cincin
nati and "Ad Infinitum," as he ex
pressed. He diagnosed latter-day troubles as
'This false patriotism of Idle pride
n our past and blind confidence In our
future has so possessed tbe popular
mind that he who ventures to crlti-
Ise our national character makes him
self a prey of popular fury and scorn.
The greatest need of America to-day It
line of prophets to convince' us of
our sins sins that are palpably mani
fest to all who are not wilfully blind
Ins which have invariably, throughout
the whole course of history, brought
in their train the decline and fall of
WAS OLDEST YALE GRADUATZ
Chester Dutton Who Graduated
1833 Died in Leg Cabin Near
Corcordla, Kansas. Dutton, who
was the oldest groduate of Yale, Is
dead at bis home of old age. He had
lived in a log cabin with his wife on
the banks of the Republican river
near here since 1S42. He was gradu
aied from the law department of Yale
in 1S3S. His widow and several sons
survive him. Dutton was compelled
o give up his chosen profession be
cause of a disease of the throat
Mr. Dutton was notified about a
year ago by the secretary's office at
Yale that he was the oldest livlug
graduate. The other two graduate
nest In order at that time were Henry
Hedses of Urldegehampton, N. Y.,
and William F. Coo;er of New York
City. Both were members of Dutton'a
class of nZi.
Glass Worker Get Raise.
Pittsburg, Pa. Announcement Is
made that beginning July 6 the Mac-
Ueth-Evans Glass company of Pitts
burg, one of the largest manufacturer
of lamp chimneys In the country will
restore the rate of wages In effect
three years ao before the Introduc
tion of the sliding scale. It is an In
crease of 25 per cent
A Court Martial for Lieut. Nettles,
Washington, D. C. The president
has ordered a ruurt martial to meet
t Denver, Colorado, July 6 for the
trial of First Ueut. Clarence S. Net
ties. U. S. A. on charges of financial lr
regularities preferred by Gen. 1 bomas
Commanding the department of Colo
Raided Chinese Lottery.
Washington. D. C Charged w1:
using the United States malls for lot
tery purposes three Chinese sho.)S
were raided and their proprietor ar
Sentenced Millionaire to Jut
San Francisco, Cal. According to
a decision n-ndered by the supreme
court of California, William B. Brad
bury, a millionaire, must serve one
year for perjury.
Not Body of Leon Ling.
New York. N. Y. Paul SIgcl, the
father Of Elsie Sigel visited the For-
bam morxue and pronounced positive
ly that the body recovered from th
Hudson river Is not that of Leon Ling
the man accused of the murder of hi
daughter on Juue 9.
Fire Swept Cobalt, Ont
Cobalt, Out Fire swept throug
Cobalt causing a loss of f.'l.'iU.OuO t
IJuO.UUO at least one death and th
injury of six persons. It Is estimate
that 2.000 persons are homeiet.
THE CORPORATION TAX PASSED
Was Substituted for the Incemt, T
ad Became a Part of the Tariff
Washington, D. C. The corpora
tlon lax amendment, suggested by
President Taft, drawn by Attorney
Oeneral Wlckersham and precented to
the senate by Mr. Aldrlch. chairman
of the committee on finance, Is an In
tegral part of the tariff bill as that
bill now stands.
After much tribulation the senate
reached a vote on the proposition
shortly before adjourning at 7 o'clock
and the amendment was agreed to by
the large vote of 60 to 11. With all
modifying amendments disponed of,
many Democrats voted with most of
the Republicans for the amendment.
Only three Democrats voted against
the provision on the final vote, but
some refrained from voting at all.
The test, vote was on the subsitu
tlon of tbe corporation tax amendment
for the income tax provision and oa
that vote 45 senators cast their bal
lots In the affirmative and 31 In the
negative. On this ballot all the Demo
cratic votes were cast In favor of the
Income tax, which also received the
support of a number of the insurgent
THREE VICTORIES FOR HARVARD
The Yale Crews Were Not Able to
Keep Up the Lick This
Ned London, July 2. Harvard and
her crimson blades swept Yale to de
feat la three struggles In the Thames
river In the annuaj regatta between
the two universities. The 'varsity
elght-oared event was a magnificent
struggle from start to finish. This Is
the first time since 1SS2 that Harvard
has had as many as two consecutive
victories and probably it will be as
cribed to the adoption of a defi
nite rowing policy. More people saw
the races than ever before weighed on
the banks of Thames and the 'varsity
eight race alone was well worth ihe
Yale's defeat was not due to any
mishap but simply the result of her
antagonist beiDg Just a little better, a
trifle more powerful, a little better off
In reserve strength at the trying point
which camo after the three miles. In
this regatti, counting the minor events
larvard had six victories over crew
wearing Yale blue.
AIL FOR A NEWSPAPER MAN
Fred Warren of G rard, Kansas, Sen
tenced to Six Months and
Fort Scott, Kansas. Fred War
ren, business manager -of a Socialist
piper published at Glrxrd, Kansas.
as sentenced to six months In jail
and a fino of 11,500 by Judge Pollock
In the federal court here for alleged
violation of the postal regulations in
ending through the malls a printed
offer of a reward of H.OuO to any one
who would kidnap ex-Gov. William S.
Taylor of Kentucky and return him to
A motion for a new trial was over
ruled. The Socialists of the country
bave pledged $35,0o0 to support War
ren tn bis defense.
Descendants of th Signer.
Philadelphia, Pa. The Dt srend-
ants of the Signers, lineal descendants
of the men who In 1776 affixed their
names to the Declaration of Independ
ence, held their annual meeting in
the old state house, In tbe same
room where their ancestors adopted
tbe famous document. The sessions
were presided over by the president.
Albert Mctiellan Mathewson of New
Creameries Want Rat Modified.
Topeka, Kansas. Attorneys fur the
Wlnflel.l, Belle 'Springs, Concordia,
Leavenworth, Ottawa and Junction
City creameries and the Continental
creamery of Topeka, have filed an ap
plication with the state railroad boird
for a mollification of the order made
by the board a short time ago in the
matter of express rates on cream
shipments in this state.
The Champialn Fetes Opened.
Crown Point, New York. The
fetes in celebration of the tercen
tenary of the discovery of Iike Cham
plain has begun here in I ho presence
of a multitude of persons. The ex
ercises are taking placo near the
ruins of old Fort St. Frederic and of
Fort Crown Point.
Coldest Fourth In Nv York.
New York. N. Y. Fr itni"peud
ence day In New York V J'ot )vr
was unseasonably cool, .it 7 'clock
lu the morning the thermo.ie!rr regis
tered 58 degrees, the lowest mark for
the Fourth of July recorded siuce the
weather bureau was established here
A Railroad Compromise.
Little Brock, Ark The Hock Island
the Frisco and the Midland Valley rail
roads have agreed to the proposed ad
justment of the rate litlgutlou by
which all suits pending will be dis
missed for a period of one year, the
new court to order tariff and 2a
cents paaingcr rales put into effect
and that separate accounts be kept in
the Interstate and lntrestaie traffic,
with the provUlo that said accoun t
shall be open to Inspection of th
slate railroad coUiuUablon at slated lo-
CELEEiUTED ALSO DEARIC
ARRANQtD BY AMERICAN CITI
ZENS IN COUNTRY OP BiftTH.
Crown Prince Represented Kltig Frede
rick and a Letter Was Red From
Copenhagen. The Danish A meriran
association the members of which are
American citizens arranged an elabor
ate celebration of the Fourth of July
at the National exposition at Arhus
and it was carried out with great suc
cess, constituting a festival of novel
character. Features of the celebration
were addressrd by tbe American min
ister. Dr. Maurice F. Egan and the
Danish minister at Washington, Count
Crown Prince Cbrlstlan and the
crown princess were present, the
crown prince representing King Frede
rick who recently expressed to Dr.
Max Henlus of Chicago, one of the
prime movers In the celebration regret
at his Inability to attend personally
and his best wishes for tbe DanUh
All the members of the American
legation. Premier Neer?aar and many
of the government officials attended.
The exposition grounds were crowded
with not less than 40.0n0 people and
the Immense festival hall was In ade
quate to bold all the Americans and
Danes taking part In the various cere
monies. A scene of the greatest enthusiasm
following with the singing o the na
tional anthems and a rsn'a'a "The
Fourth of July" by Ivor Klrkegrade of
Racine, Wis., and music by Carl Hunch
of Kansas City.
THE DEFICIT NOT SO GREAT
The Actual Amount Was About $25
000.000 Less Than Officially Esti
mated Last December.
Washington, D. C. Treasury offi
cials are pleased at the present show
ing of the government finances. Ordi
narily a deficit in the government rev
enues of IS9.S11.155, as shown by the
statement would r.ot be a matter of
congratulation. Nevertheless at the
close of the fiscal year lfo'J the treas
ury officials eivress much gratifica
tion that the official estimate of a de
ficit of $114,000,000 mad hist Decem
ber has not been verified and are hope
ful for a continuance of the improve
ment which has been especially noted
during the last four months.
OKLAHOMA GAS FOR OTHERS
Kansas City Attorney Hear of a Mus
kogee Decision Invalidating
the Present Law.
Kansas City, Mo. Scarrltu Scar
rltt & Jones, attornejs in the Scar
rltt building, announce that their of
fice had been notified of a decision
filed In Muskogee. Ok., making Invalid
the law that prohibited the piping of
natural gas from the state. Under this
decision, foreign corporations will bo
allowed to sell the natural fuel in
other states. The derlrlon will have a
direct affect on Kansas t'lty because
the Kansas Natunil Gas company,
which supplies gas to this tity, ex
pects to use the Oklahoma fields.
A Wreck Near Kansas City.
Kansas City, Mo. One man pro
bably was killed and thre, dangerous
ly injured in a wreck on the Missouri
Pacific a half mile west of Ikidson.
George p. Reed of Osawatomle, Kaa
the engliuer, who was pulling a pas
senger train for the first time, has
not been found. He is believed to be
burled under the wrecked i-ngln. Jo
h T. Boyle of 941 Armstrong ave
nue, Kansas City, Kuji., the fireman,
received Internal Injuries. The one
hundred passengers and reiiijiuder of
Ihe train crew escaped with a sever
A Woman Aeronaut Injured.
tawvll. Michigan. Mrs. Dell
Moliell, a woman halhwinlKt of Grund
lupus, was itlmoHt killed by elec
tricity before a Fourth of July crowd
while making an ascension here. She
caught among some hUh tension
power wires as tho tmlioun roce and
was torn away from it.
Fraud Practiced on Indians,
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.- That
hundreds of thousands of doliar have
been taken from Oklahoma Indian al
lottees throiinh fraud, by dishonest In
terpreters, was the glt of tho report
made to the department of Interior by
District Indian Ajent H. N. Cubb of
Bargains Caused a Panic.
Detroit. Mlchljsau. Half a doien
women were datmerously Injured
when a cry of "fire" caused a panic
In Kresge's five aud ten cent store.
One Child Is said to bu fatally Injured.
More Favor "Safe and Sane" Fourth.
Boston, Mass. While Springfield's
lead of seven year in the systematic
arrangemeut of pageantry parades,
sports and organized fireworks as a
program for a "safe and sane" cele
bration of the Fourth has not been fol
lowed generally, there Is noticeable
among New Kngland municipalities
this year a strong tendency agalnut
tho discharge of Ore arms or of giant
firecrackers aud high power explo
sives. lASt year Spiingleld's record
was one without lost of life, serious In
Jury or large fires.