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PoblUhml Krnrr Friday Moraine.
TILLMAN I'KICK, Proprietor.
All the Ifeffs of the Fast Seven
HOME AND FOREIGN ITEMS
News of tho Industrial Field, remind!
and Political Items, Happening
at Homo and Abroad.
JHE NEWS FROM ALL THE WORLD
Kcgent C. A. Oardlner, In nn address
nt the unlveriilty convocation of tiro
state or New York, nt Albany, urged
thnt education of negroes bo assumed
by thn federal government, and paid
J ho entire nation waH threatened by tho
An expenditure of $1l2,001 voted by
the last Illinois legislature for thn
Illinois and Michigan canal has been
enjoined by Judge Thompson, of
A heavy rainstorm In Now York city
flooded some of the streets to u depth
of tlvo feet and did much dnrnnge,
The new cup yacht Iteliance defeated
the Columbia nnd Constitution Iti n htlff
breeze over a liO-mllo course nt New
port, It. I.
Two hundred nnd thirty-four miners
are believed to havo been hilled by an
explosion of gas In the Union I'acillo
mines at Hanna, Wyo.
Andrew Dlggs (ncgio) was taken from
Jail at Scottsboro (Ala.) and lynched for
attempted assaidt on a white uirl, nnd
the Hhcrlfr was wounded while resisting
Over 1 00 Indictments have Ik en voted
by the grand Jury against proprietors ol
cnloons and dives In Chicago.
Klchard TebbettB, a seven-year-old
Iloekford (III.) newsboy, was found
murdered two miles from the city.
The government receipts during the
year just closed were ?.r,.",K.SS7,r)2,'..S7,
leaving a surplus or tK,",'X'.T.r,l.
The world's record for a slx-furlong
dash was made in Chicago by Dick
Welles at Washington park. In l-fi.
The government's weekly report
tshows crops advancing favorably in the
central valleys, corn continues to Im
prove and the Iowa crop will be near
an average one.
A cyclone killed eight persons at Wil
der, .Minn., demolished farm building?
nnd destroyed everything In Its path,
40 rods wide nnd about eight miles long.
It. M. hove, Texns state comptroller,
was shot to death at Austin by V. (i.
Hill, a discharged employe, and the hit- ,
ter was fatally wounded In a subsequent
Mruggle with J. W. Stevens, nn em
ploye. W. I3. Corey, no years old, has been
made active head of the $100,000,000
United States steel trust, and O. M.
Schwab remains president In nnmo
With thn exception of one store, the
business part of Paint Uck, Ky., was
hwnpt awny by lire.
A severe windstorm, followed by n
Hood of rain, did great damage In
western Wisconsin ami eastern .Min
nesota. .Mrs. Miles O'ltnurke was tortured by
a tramp until she gave up J.iKiO In mon
ey near Clearfield I'a
In the past Beven days 22,000.000 bush
els of coal were shipped from 1'Ittslmig.
breaking all records.
The government has made reservation
of over '.to.000 ncies of land in Porto KIco
for the war. navy and tieastiry depart
ments, and for the department of Jus
tice. A tornado swept Faulk county, S
P.. doing great damage to propert
and Injuring several persons.
The army transport Sherman sailed
from San Francisco for Manila with
one squadron of thn Twelfth cavalr)
anil the Seventeenth Infantry.
The village of Whltehouse. O.. was
nearly wiped out by lire,
The public debt statement Issued on
the 1st shows that tho debt decreased
?10,070,::!l0 during the mouth of June
fash .'rt tho treasury. $::si,:!lil,27r..
Total debt, less cash in tho treasury
Snow fell to tho depth of several
Inches at Ilutte, Mont.
Wesleyan university at Mlddleton.
Conn., conferred the honorary degree
of doctor of laws upon Leslie M. Sliaw,
secretary of the treasury.
Alan-n-Dalo broke the world's rec
ord for one mile over a circular track
at Washington park, Chicago, running
the distance in 1:37
Postmaster dcnernl I'ayno has Is
sued an order abolishing the position
of physician In largo pout offices.
The new department of commerce was
launched In Washington, tuklng over
fcvcrul Important bureaus from other
American relations with Hussla are
In it delicate Mate because of the Jewish
massacre at Kltsulncff
A WEEK S RECORD
A Texas union has been sued by th
itato for alleged nntl-trust law violation
In boycotting a firm which employed
nonunion workmen. A year's prison
sentence or $.".0 dally fine Is provided.
Hooker T. Washington, In nn address
at Louisville, Ky., appealed to the ne
groes for self-control, and declared that
the recent lynchlngs In northern stntea
have simplified the rnce question by
making It national.
The percentages of the baseball clubs
In the National league for the week
ended on the Rth were: Pittsburg,
.097: New York, .0.'!!); Chicago, .591 ;
Cincinnati, ,ri08; nrooklyn, .r,0S; Bos
ton, .11!?; St. Imis, .?.?,?.; Philadel
President Koosovclt delivered nn ad
dress nt the celebration of the two
hundred and fiftieth anniversary of
the founding of Huntington, L. I., and
;irged his hearers not to rest on great
ness achieved by our forefathers.
Dr. Wiley, of the agricultural de
partment, denounced soda water nnd
Iced tea, declaring that m.e of the la
ter Is simply suicide.
The percentages of the baseball clubs
In the American league for the week
ended on the fit It were: Boston, .011;
Philadelphia, .r,7S; Cleveland. .r.::i!;
New York. ..".OS, Chicago. ..'.OS; De
troit, .17..; St. i.ouls, .h'.O; Washing
Kxports nf tl3 United States to Can
ada during the last fiscal year show nn
Increase of $1.1.000,000, while imports
Despondent oer bad luck. John
Donoghue, of Chicago, a sculptor, com
mitted suicide at New Haven. Conn.
Four men walking tiom Alma to
l-eadvllle, Col., were caught In a bliz
zard and one of tllem had his face
Patrick Maher killed his wife and
hjmsclf nt Atlantic, la. He was tem
The battleship Wisconsin nnd cruis
ers Albany. Cincinnati and Italelgh
have been ordered to China by the
navy department, to reenforce Itear
Admiral Kvnns' squadron, now there.
Fourth of .Inly accidents In Chicago
and elsewhere, reported to date, result
ed In fi2 deaths anil the Injury ot I!, 00."
Fvansvllle. 1ml., was terrorized by
a mob that broke into Jail to secure n
negro and lynch him. Several negroes
weie killed In ilots anil a white boy
was shot. The governor ordered out
Fifty persons were believed to have
been drowned by the bursting of a
dam at Oakford park, a pleasure re
sort near (ireeiishurg. Pa . and build
ings weie swept away.
The Hammond Packing company's
main building at St. Joseph, Mo, was
burned with $l,noo,000 loss, and two
men were killed and a doen Injured
Changing of the Jewish Sabbath oh
'ervance to Sunday was decided
against by the American rabbis' con
tention at Detroit.
The first telegraph message around
(he world was sent by President Itoose
velt to mark the ompletlon of the I
Pacific cable between San Francisco I
and the Philippines. '
Kx-Cov. Stevens, of Missouri, ac
cused "Col." lid. Ililtler with offering,
him $20,000 for the appointment of
Hie hitter's son as cvlse commissioner '
I'l'.ltsox 41, (Ml I'OI.ITII VI..
Iowa republicans renominated A B
Cummins for governor, John Herrlott
for lieutenant governor, Charles A.
Bishop for supreme Judge, David .1.
Palmer for railroad commissioner, and
nominated F J. Rtggs for superin
tendent of schools. The platform com
mends the present state administra
tion, favors the renonilnatlon of Presi
dent Roosevelt, Indorses the policy of
protection and Just tariff rates.
Chirk Waggoner, for :!0 years an edi
tor of Ohio newspapers, died at th"
Toledo hospital, aged SO years. He was
editor ilf the Blade from lfwO to IS 05,
and editor of the
from isor, to 1S70.
Charles Hathaway, widely known as
n builder of street railroads. Is dead nt
tils home in Cleveland, O.
Iowa socialists are planning ni au
tomobile campaign through that state
to secure 12.000 votes.
A protest ban been made by Japan
ligalust the Invasion ot Corra by Kjil
Russian troops, and warships have
been Kent to Yulu ricr by Japan and
Dan (iodfroy, the famous bandmas
ter of the Grenadier guards, died In Lon
don, aged 70 years,
The International automobile rnce In
Ireland for the James Cordon Bennett
cup wan won uy .icnat.y, a memoir or
me licrmnu team, wno covered tne dis
tance (if li70? miles In six hours, .10
minutes and nine seconds.
Bulgaria appealed to tho powers to
prevent a conflict between Bulgaria
By it decision of the court of th"
Notth nt Port an Prince, more than 50
Haytlcns have been doomed to perpet
ual banishment, among them being the
late President Firmln and family and
Oeii. Salnuvo ami brother.
lindgen inscribed "Liberty or death"
were worn by Bulgarians killed In a
battle with Turks.
Official notice has been Issued by the
Russian foreign ofllcn that tho United
States will invito rebuff If the Jewish
Veil lion U forwarded.
Tne tteaty covering the naval an!
coaling sta'Ion liases and tho treaty
placing the isle of Pines wholly under
Cuban sovereignty havo been aigned at
The Cermnn foreign office denies a
report of Intention to file claims for
Indemnity against Cuba.
A curl demand has been made on
China by tho British and Japanese
ministers for the Immediate evacuation
of Manchuria by Russia.
Wllllnm rtudolph, who, with Oorffe
Collins, robbed the Union bank on
December 20, 1 !()' , and killed Pinker
ton Deteethe Charles .1. Schumacher
on Jnnuary !M, escaped from the St.
Louis jail on tin- 0th.
Before- the firemen could arrive fit
ters of charity from the House of
flood .Shepherd in Kansas City, Mo., on
the Cth, assisted in lighting a lire that
destroyed the sexton's house at. Mount
St. Mary's cemetery.
Thomas W. I.nwson filed, iti the
Massachusetts supreme judicial court,
on the 0th, his declaration In the suit
lie has brought against the Bay Statj
C.as Co., of Delaware, for $1,7:10,000.
fiver twelve hundreds of the 1,,",0')
employes of John nnd .lames Dolmoii
carpet, mill, Philadelphia, on the 0th
voted to return t.o work. No concession-
haw 1 n made by the firm.
An i-suc of $7 "..ODD of -jo-.vcar five-per-cent.
gold bonds was voted by
the directors of the Litchfield - Madi
son liaili'oad Co. at a meeting held in
Springfield, HI., on the ith.
Mrs. F. L. St. John, a. prominent so
ciety woman anil church worker, was
killed, on the 0th. in New York, by
being thrown into the rapid transit
Midway by nn electric ear.
Admiral Dewey, on the 01 h. re
signed as president of the Thomas
.1 etl ci on Memorial association, and
l.ieut.-Ccn. Nelson A. Miles has been
elected to succeed him.
(iov. I'cahodv of Colorado, on the Otli,
removed (ioorgo W. Thatcher as eom-
mis-imier in chief, and Van I'. House,
a.s member and treasurer of the ( obi-
' rndo World's fair hoard.
i Joseph .1. fiill, republican, of Stcll-
' hciiillc, ()., on the 0th. sent his re-Jg.
nation to liov. Nash as the member
of congress from the Sixteenth con-
l the request of l.'cccWer Smith)
of New York, Lewis Xiviu, on the 0th,
consented to icniaiu as president of
tbe i'nited States Shipbuilding o.
At a in. 'cling of the trustees of the
Stanford university, California, on tbe
I 0th, Judge l.eili, of San Jose, resigned
as pie-ident of tin- board.
1 The annual convention of the Amer-
I ican Flint (ihiss Workers' union con-
, veiled, on the 0th. in Cincinnati, with
'SOU delegates present.
' As a icsiilt nf the breaking' of the
Oakford Park (Pa.) dam, on the 0th,
'JO persons are known to be dead find
10 are missing.
MINOR NEWS ITEMS.
The bubonic plague, which has now
been i,,lla mote than six years, shows
no sign of abating.
The thirty-third annual convention of
'the Ci rmau-Arycricnu teachers of Iho
j United States was held at lirle, Pa.
I ltev. J. W. Cross, of Lawrence, Mass.,
the oldest living Harvard graduate, has
Just celebrated his ninetv-lll'th birth
day. , President Diaz has Inaugurated tho
work upon the Pantheon, Intended as a
.monument to the lllustilons men of
Postmaster (leneral Pavue hasaward
ed the contract for printing the money
order blanks of the gov rnmenl to Paul
, Herman, or Itutherford. N. J.
J Recorder Brown, of Pittsburg, who
', dlnl mysteriously on March l.'i. Is be.
jllevcd to have been murdered. Poison
I was found In the stomach by a chemist.
John Barrett, commissioner gem ral
of the St. Louis exposition to Asia and
Australasia, has been appointed United
States minister to Argentina, ce W. P.
Senator Hanna, In a speech at the
dedication of the Salvation Army bar
racks in Cleveland. ().. declared he
would Join that organization If lie had
time to preach.
Plans Tor a gigantic city oiflcc build
lug and terminal for railways and
j bridges are being perfected in New York.
The building is to be 15 stories high,
, a id Its ultimate cost $50,000,000.
i The Chinese dirt ctor of commerce
I has been unfilled by the powers, except
I the United States, that silver will not
I be accented for Indcmnitv. and that
will be seized unless gohH'ls
Count Casslnl, the Russian ambassa
dor to the United States, lias gone home,
and It is said to be doubtful if he will
return on nccount of the friction be
tween him nr.d the state department at
Technically trained engineers are In
greater demand than ever In the history
of Industrial enterprises, nnd supply Is
far too htunll to meet It. All the coun
tries of the world are culling for engi
neers. Marshall Field, of Chicago, before
sailing for Uurope, discussed the busi
ness situation, with (special reference
to the west. Ho snld the chief danger
comes from orgr.nleo labor, and de
scribed the situation as precarious.
: NEWS FROM MISSOURI. I
ltev. .M. P. Hunt, of St. Joseph, bus
been elected president of (Irultd
lilvcr college at (Jalhitln.
(iov. Dockery ordered the Missouri
state board of arbitration to go to
the Flat river mining district in
southeast Missouri to settle a miners'
Mrs. Jennie McCoy, wife of u proml
nent Moberly eltlen, was attempt
ing to drive across the Wabash rail
toad track at Moberly when her
horse became unmanageable and the
1'uggy was struck by t train, Mrs.
McCoy receiving injuries from which
she died In ten minutes.
More than .1,000 teachers, it is snld,
are now attending the approved sum-
l ' schools of this state, if the
state's people were as much disposed
to pay the teachers good wages as
the teachers are to lit themselves for
good work, Missouri would have
much belter public schools.
Prof. (Ircenwood, principal of the
Kansas City schools, has about de
cideil that he will not accept the
position oll'ered him by the world's
tair commissioners to arrange tlie
stale exhibit of the school work. Mr.
(ircenwood has been collecting ma
terial for a history of Missouri, ami
lie thinks that l fall he will begin
work upon it.
(iov. Dockcr.v issued a proclamation
offering a reward of .L'0( each for the
arrest anil conviction of the unknown
murderers of Delia Johnson, who
vas killed in Shannon county, and
lor the arrest and conviction of J.
I. Crossw bite. ,d' Monroe county,
who i- wanted for the assault of
iola While. The rewards hold good
tor one venr.
Berl Norton!, assistant United
Slates attorney and prominent in re
publican polities in the First district,
advocates the Indor-einenl of Joseph
W. Folk- for governor by his parly.
"Why wouldn't H lie a good plan,"
be -aid to several republican lenders,
"if the democrats nominate Folk for
rovernor, for the republicans to also
pi him at the head of our ticket?"
Willani Ki'toii Ogle and William
Weibling', of Lebanon, disappeared
May 1, mid nothing has been heard
from l hem by friends since. They
were seen last at Cuba. Mr.-. Nora
Ogle, wife of William Ogle, is dis
tiessed over lu'r husband's absence,
and requested the authorities to
find him. Wielding i- her brother.
She fears that they were victims of
tlie Hood and were drowned.
Contractors who are erecting the
big' bridge over the Osage river for
the St. I.oiiis-h'aiisiis City line of the
Rock Island are making much belter
time 1 1 1 it 1 1 espected and trains will
be crossing1 the structure within itO
davs. When this bridge is completed
the work of pushing tlie track on
westward will proceed more rapidly
than ever, and it is claimed that
trains will be running through from
St. Louis to Knii-as ity long before
the opening of the world's fair.
Because her father opened an en
velope containing some returned
verse- she had sent to the Ladies'
Home Journal. Maude Cage, :i2 jcars
idd, of Oronogo, ran awa.v from home
several days a,'o. Tlie surrounding
country was searched for her. but
fruitlessly, and it was concluded that
she had gone to Utah to join the
Mormons. About this time a young
man who acted peculiarly went to
work on a farm near Cartilage lie
wore blue bib overalls, a juniper, soft
shirt and a 10-ccnl hiekor.v hat, and
did as much work a- anybody, pick
ing berries and pitching hay, but he
iiisi-teil on sleeping apart ill the bam
and hi- voice was decidedly fcininJnc.
The farmer became suspicious, the
"farm hand" was arrested and her
The IiohhI of regents of the state
normal school lit Cape Oirardeau
has awi.iili-il the contract for tlie
academic hall to I -i-clcd on the
(olb'ge campus. This Is the building
for which flic legislature of Missouri
appropriated .200.000 last winter. It
will In- one of a group of four to
oecup.v the normal campus. One of
the buildings will lie a boiler nnd
power house, from which the group
of buildings will I c lighted, heated
nnd ventilated. 'II I her two build
ings ire the science liall. jiiHt com
pleted, it ml the training hall, now
being erected, and to be completed in
August, each a beautiful stone liuild
liuilding 701i:i feet, three .stories,
liuilt ol white limestone. The
academic hall is to be a building 200
feet front by 170 feel deep, with 12
foot basement, ami two stories over
Mime, reaching a height of IS feel to
caves, and a central dome rising to
an altitude of 110 feet above the
ground. The campus occupies a
beautiful rolling piece of gr id of
nbout .l.'i acres, on a sightly elevation
1.10 feet above the central business
portion of tlie city, situated in the
Immediate suburb of Cape filrardcan,
eoniiuanililig a superb view of about
40 mill's of the Mississippi river. Cape
(iirardeau i- a beautiful city of about
7.000 Inhabitants, situated high and
rolling in the most plensnnt, genial
and healthlcbt belt In the state.
President Loubet of France Goes tt
London to Return King
A BRIEF STOP AT BOULOGNE-SUR-MER,
Allrnilril l.n; Ihk of (In- Corner
Stone of llip .ev llimln nnd The
l.rfl for l.inuliin Vln Dover A
.olnltle Iteeciitlnn at (lie l.attar
I'luee and In l.ondun.
I'nris, July 7. President Loubet left
here Monday morning on his way to
Kngland to return the recent ofliclal
visit of King Kdwurd. He was ac
companied by Foreign Minister Del
easse and a hatf-doen other function
uries, who composed his suite.
stoi' ,t not t,(x;.M:-st ii-mi:h.
Attended I'o unit lit I (in Stone I.liylnn
lit tlie ev( lliixln.
Iloulogne-.Sur-.Mer, France, July ".
PrcsidtWit Loubet arrived here at 10
a. m., and was accorded a hearty re
ception by the assembled crowds. He
proceeded immediately to the docks,
In order to attend the ceremony of
laying tlie foundation stone of the
After decorating a few notabilities,
M. Loubet proceeded to the French
cruiser (luielicii, which sailed for Do
ver, Kngland, at 11:.'0 a. m.
ix i:nci,isii v.'ii:iis.
rrlwil unit It plioii of I'rcNldrnt
I, nutlet it l)o el.
Hover, Fug., July 7.-The French
cruiser (iuichen, having President
Loubet on board, was sighted at 1:40
immense crowds of people lined the
sea front, which presented a gala ap
pearance, the decoratioiM being on a
scale far in excess of anything pre
viously at tempted. As soon as the
(Inielien was sighted, the Shcerness
llotilla of torpido boat destroyer
steamed out to meet her, and escort
ed the French cruiser through a dou
ble line of I'.rilish battleships and
cruisers, cvtciiding - milco, and
forming the most impo-iug naval dis
play ever seen off Dover. All the ves
sels were dressed from stem to stern,
and their crews manned ship and
mingled their cheers with the roars
of the guns tiring salutes and the
strains of tlie "Marseillaise" from the
Facji ship gave the president a sa
lute of 1 guns as the (iuichen
passed, and, th; band of each vessel
in turn took up the ".Marseillaise,"
The (iuichen anchored off Dovel
shortly after one o'clock, and C'X'
changed salutes witli Dover castle.
M. Loubet left Dover for London at
L':.!ll p. in.
The entire route to the railroad
station was lined with troops, bands
were stationed at intervals, and tho
strains of the "Marseillaise," followed
the president throughout, each band
taking up the tune as the cortege ap
proached. AHIIIVAI. I.N MINIIOX.
The I'lrHt Krcnch 1'rei.lilriit lu X'lmli
the ISrltUh 'niltiil.
Loudon, July 7. .M. Loubet, the
first president of a republic who ha5
ever represent (I the French nation nr.
a guest ol I lie lii nisn conn, .iiuicu
in London from Dover soon after four
o'clock- Monday afternoon and was.
greeted at the Victoria railroad sta
tion by King IMward and the prince
of Wales accompanied by the cabi
net ministers and a host t f other dis
Long before the arrival of
the presidential party an enormous
crowd had occupied every point from
which a sight of tlie visitor could be
obtained. The station itself was
handsomely adorned, special features
being tlie plentiful use of the French
national colors and of the monogram
"1!. F." ( l!epubliiue Fn aise) and
an abundance or llowers in lines, of
red, white and blue.
King Fdward wore a field marshal's
uniform ami the grand cordon of the
Legion of Honor. Tlie. prince ol
Wales had an admiral's uniform.
They awaited Hie king's guest on
the plot f rni.
The kinp; stepped forward as the
president aiiglited and repeatedly
shook hands witli him. King I'.lvvard
then introduced tlie prince of Wales,
the duke of ( aiubridge, the duke of
Fife, Premier Italfour, Foreign Min
ister I.aiisdowne, Field Marshal Lord
Kohcrts and others, who were all in
full uniform or court dress.
M. Loubet then presented tJie mem
bers of his suite to the king, who
warmly shook hands with them.
After Inspection of the p-nanl oi
honor, the king and M. Loubet left
the station nnd entered a state car
riage, in which the prince of Waloi
and the duke of Connauglit were al
so seated. The vehicle, escorted by
a detachment of Life (iuarils. was
then driven through the crowded
tn'opdlucd and well-decorated street!
to St. James palace. M. IvOiihct wa
loudly cheered everywhere.