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rnblUhMl f.rrrr Frldar Mornln.
TILLMAN l'Klt'K. I'roprlctori.
Hajipeninfrs of tlie Past Seven
Days in Brief.
ROUND ABOUT THE WOULD
BHiialticH and I'ircH, I'crsoiial and Po
litical Note, HiihIiichs FailiiriM and
KcFiimiitions, Wi-utlicr Ilccord.
DtTELLKiKXCK FltOM ALL PARTS
Oorge W. Beavers, under Indict
ment for alleged postal frauds, is de
clared a fitKitivo from Justice.
A new world's mark for one mile arm
300 yards was set at the Harlem rar
tracK In Chicago by (Irand Opera, whe
ran the distance In It It ,'!-Ii.
Two additional victims or the aceldon'
M Ihc National league baseball park ii.
Philadelphia arc dead. making the tola,
number of deaths 11.
K. K. Johnson, bookkeeper for the
f'ommcrclal Hanking comiiany In Du
tilth. .Minn., confessed to embezzling
11.1,000, and the ban I. was compelled tt
The grand Jury Invcstigallng the re
ffi-t lynihlng at Danville, HI., Indlctf-n
Sleeping car porters employed by
the I'nllman company seek the aboli
tion oT tips and an Increase In wages.
The senate Hiibeommlttee conferred
wllb President Roosevelt at Sagamore
Hill on n currency bill which will hf
Introduced at the coming extra session
The battle ship Massachusetts struck
n ro(k ri'-ar liar Harbor, .Me., and sev
eral plates wen; cracked.
Thousands of negroes In (ionrgla
have lif.cn robbed by a northern ncgrr
named .Mitchell under promise of se
curing pensions for them.
The American fishing tug Sllvel
Ppray of Krle was fired fin and dam
aged In Lake Krle by the Canadlar
revenue cutler I'etrel while In debat
able water near the boundary line.
The legislature of (leorgla bai
passed a resolution forbidding tin
whipping of female convicts.
Secretary Shaw removed Henrj
Ives Coliti, architect In charge of tin
Chicago federal building;.
Burglars secured Jl.'jtjO from the pori
filllce it Sin rmnn, S 1).
Sp'clal session of ((ingress may bf
fall'-d for October liibli ad of Now lulu r
ah a remit of tho fltiam o ommittcc'
(finfi renci- with President Itoiscvclt.
Hf ports from 1,301 bankers In 2'
western and southern s.tatcB show pnoc
cori(illloriH there for financing crops.
Blue (Jriiss. la , was swept by Harms
the lown hall, 'opera house and scwra'
ni-lderiieH and bat ris In lag deslroyi d
Ily re(insl l he world's fair manage
incut at St. I.ouls has fixed October 7
1WM, for anll-clgaretle day
Six firemen on the stf amchlp KnMlnnr
mutinied boenus.o they wire not giver
mashed potatoes for dinner. Tln-strlk-crs
wire arrested and placed In Jail nt
South Haven, .Mich . cbargfd with urn
tiny on board ship while al i-eu
President Hooscvelt will be asked hj
rtilna arid IMiselu to arbitrate, the Man
Damage s.ilts ngalnst labor unions am
members; of unions aggregating $i:tl,00(
have tiff ri filed in Chicago court.
Gilbert Twlgg, an Insane man, flrrc
Into a crowd of pr ople at Wlrifleld, Kan.
Killing thr.-e, and then killed hlim-eir.
In a train wrick near .Melrose, N. C.
nngliKfr .1. II. Avtrlll, Jr. Flrcmai
AVIIIIam Hair ami Braluman W. II
Kherrlll wire killed.
During the month of July, the firs
month of the present (ln-al yiar, al
most ".000 new rural mall rotitis haw
been i Rtabllbhed.
Frank Nell won the world's tiantan
weight championship ty knocking out
Harry Forbes of Chicago in the second
round at San Francisco,
Tim perrcntnpcR of tho baseball clubt
In I In; National league lor the weeli
endfd on thfi 10th were: Pittsburg
.fcf.7: Now Y(rk, .012; Chlct.go, ..VJR;
Cincinnati, .630; Jlrooklyn, .481; Bos.
ion, ,42G; Kt. Louis, 310; Philadelphia
(leiirge II Kvnna killed his wife anr
JilniHcIf In KanuaH City. Mo.
A couplo who registered as II. Smltr
ni, d v.-1 fti commlttld suicide In a bote)
nl New Haven, Conn., by turning yon
flreat damage was dorm by a tor
nado which swept tho funning counlrj
wwthwe.st of Norfolk, Neb.
Boycotting of bachelors and employ,
men I only ot married men, Is urged bj
Mayor Knotts, of Hammond, Ind.
Tlie percentages of (lie baseball clubi
in tho American league for tho weel,
rrideil tm tho 10th wero: Ilo.ston, ,i',i:i;
Philadelphia, ,r.C0; Cleveland, ..11.1;
Now V-irk, ,r.05; Detroit, .fio.l, St
JviuIh, .IC'jj Chicago, .100; Wa-ihlnt;-)ivn.
THE WEEK'S NEWS
Dan P KcIIr, the oldest hank oftl
rlftl In point of service In Ohio, died
it his home in Cleveland, aged 7S
The North Atlantic fleet arrived at
Oyster Hay and was reviewed by I'n-s-'dent
KooMivolt and distinguished
Masked men nrar Dupyer, Mont., took
a herder from tho sheep camp of Joe
Sturgeon and, carrying him ten miles
,nto the mountains, tied him to a tree
and whipped him to'death.
Owing to domestic trouble, Kdward
Kojschenska, a Decatur, III., saloon
keeper, tied a strap around the trigger
of a shotgun, raised the hammer, and,
looking Into the muzzle, pulled the trig
ger, IIU rally blowing his head to piecos.
The limited New York exprens on the
Pennsylvania road ran Into an open
switch at Van Wert, O. The engineer
was Instantly killed, the fireman fatally
njured, while 11 others were more or
less seriously injured.
George W. Gonser, of Kokomo, Ind,,
former ilf puty secretary of state, Friday
committed suicide In Indianapolis by
plunging beneath a train of Dig Four
cars. He first slashed his throat with a
razor. Worry over financial embarrass
ments canted the act.
A hailstorm cleaned out several thon
and acres of grain north of I'ast Grand
The jury In the case of Curtis .Iftt and
Thomas While, charged with tlie as
sassination of .JamfH It Mareum, at
Jackson, Ky , returned a verdict of
rilllly, fixing tin- piinlshmeiil of uch
.t life Imprisonment.
JarncB J. Jeffries retains the world's
heavyweight championship by knock
ing out Janus J Corbet t In tin- uriili
ound In .Mechanics' pavilion In San
President Ilooevult addressing .1.000
Homan Catholics, members of the
Holy Name So'l'iy of Itiooklyn, urged
-lean speech and action as the true
marks of an American citizen.
Militia .sentries at the Danville
(III.) Jail wen- attacked by unknown
persons and many shots were ilred by
the guards: and one marauder was
Suppression of mob law v.as drclared
necessary by Justice John Woodward
in an addiiss at Chatitauiia. N. Y., to
nrovo that popular gow rnmf-nt Is suc
cessful. Charles M Schwab Is behind big
lallors' trust to he laurichfd in New
York next sek. It will establish stort?.
In every largo r Ily In the country, em
ploy half a million men and own mills
for making cloth.
ri:itMvi, ami roi.iTir.w,.
Gen. H. K. Hryant, ex-dean of the
Wisconsin university law school and
president of the Male fish commission,
dfid on a (rain near Toronto, Can.
II. I.. Woodward, who had a national
riputallon as a trap shooter, died at his
home In Itrockton. Mass., agi d .'18.
Kx-Oov. Lubbock, aged h7, arid Miss
I.iiii Simtt, aged 10, were married at Ahl
Mrs. Maria I.etllla l.ish, known as the
nlilfst woman In Iliililmore, died at iho
age of 102 years.
Mr and Mrs John I, Wayne born the
same day fiS years ago, dli d within a few
hours of each other and were hurled to.
gi t In r In Albany. N Y
Financial legislation and otlur work
of the proposed extraordinary session
of congriss were illscnsHid at Oyster
Hay by the prisldenl with n-viral of
Fifty Uvea were lost, hundreds of per
Bons Injured, towns and plantations
overwhelmed and $10,000,000 damage
done by a hurricane In the Island ot
Pope I.io's sealed apartmnits in the
Vatican were opened by Mgr Caglano,
and nearly a million dollars were found.
l)eath:i In the Jamaica hurricane, are
likely to nnrh 200, and the property
damage Is estimated at $12,000,000.
Utilitarian Insurgents have massaend
the Inhabitants of the large Turkish vil
lage of Keuatl, near Monastlr.
Minister Heaupre. at Bogota, states
that no final action has yet been reached
on the Panama canal treaty.
The Servian ministry has ri signed be
cause of discord between those who par
ticipated In the murder of the king and
fiuccii and those who did not.
Vice Admiral Cervera, who surren
dered to the American licit off Santia
go lie uiba, has, resigned the position
of chief of staff In the French navy.
The total number of deaths caused
by the tunnel disaster In Paris Is 111.
Tho British house of lords has agreed
to the Irish land bill In the form finally
approved by the house of commons.
Dispatches from Santo Domingo say
that a plot to murder Gen. Alejandro
Wo y (HI, the president, has ben dis
covered. The Kate department ban been In
formed by Ambassador Choato that th
first meeilnK of the Alaskan boundary
commission will be held at 11 o'clock on
September 3 In the British foreign of
fice. The British parliament closed until
November 2 with the usual speech from
the king. Ser-slon was notable for the
passage of the Irish lar.d bill and for
the stir causey by Chambi Main's pref
erential t-iriff proposals.
Vetfrans of the army of the Philip
pines celebrated occupation day In Ma
dia with a parade.
Rtisaln order ri war ships to nail for
TiT'rklsb waters to enforce 'ler.iP.iiuh
made by the czar lor Ihc killing of the
totiHiil of Monastlr.
A court-miTllal held at Monas.tlr
ronilemntd -the gendarme, llallm. to
death for the murder of M. Itostlwnskl,
the ltusslari cons il at Monastlr, The
sentence vns Irniri' dlately carried out.
Ituss.la, it. Is said, propones to have
on army of lico.ooo men In the fnrmst,
to be used In the event of trouble with
Tor the firRttlme In the hlBtory ot
the country the president of the Unit
ed States reviewed and Inspected in
time of peace n great fleet of United
States warships. The ceremony was a
magnificent and impressive naval spec
tacle. The review occurred on loni;
Inland sound two miles and a half off
the entry to Oyster Hay, N. Y on the
The third annual exhibition of the
Missouri state fair opened at Kednlla,
Mo., on the 17th. The five new bulld
!ngn constructed thlsi year have been
ffilly fompleted and are nearly filled
with exhibits. There was n complete
readiness thlH year for the opening,
and the fair Is said to he the best one
held since It became a state institution.
St. Louis and Salt Lake City, Utah,
are the chief competitors of Denver,
Col., in the contest for the meeting;
place fif the, national (5. A. It. encamp
ment In lloi. All three cities tire mak
ing strong tights, but talks; with many
delegate?, Indicate that St. Louis stands
a good chance of capturing the prize.
Grasshoppers were so thick 111 Heil
Lodge, Mont., on the I7th, that they
were plastered on the locomotives of
the trains and the wheels were so slip
pery that, when the engines stopped It
was dlfllfiilt to start them again. They
have eaten the range bare.
Pnt Hodgers, one of the six men who
broke from tho Butte (Mont.) Jail on
the 8th. wrote a letter, fin the 17lh, In
which In- said he would give himself
nil If City Detective Murphy would
light him a duel. Murphy accepted tho
A head-end collision took place, on
the 17th, on the Carthnge-Joplln elec
tric railway three miles from Carthage,
Mo. Motorinnn Joseph Baker was
killed, .Motoi iiian l-M. Hedge fatally
hurt and 2.1 other persons seriously in
The pope, on the 17th, gave $20,000
for distribution among the poor of
Home. Tin; pontiff seems lo have
finite reiovered his health, as he Is
IvIiik more audlencs than before he
lilffered from his recent faint InK fit.
A flag floated from the Chicago His
torlial Soilely building on the 17th
almost the only reminder to Chicago
that It was the city's one hundredth
Tin- printing plant of the Lanlng
company, at Norv.nlk. O., was prac
tically destroyed by lire early on tho
17th. Lois, $100,000; fully Insured.
MINOR NEWS ITEMS.
Gen. Miles lias accepted the presldf n
cy ol the Thomas Jecrhon Mi uiorial
Wall Btl'fct now plan h John D Kock
felli r alii ad of .1. Pierpont Morgan ag
the world's greau st financier.
A monster cheese weighing two tons
will he manufactured In New York state
and sent to the St. I.ouls exposition
The coiriiiiKsIpn appoint! d to select
a sculptor to design a statue of Gen.
McClellan, to he ended In WasiUng
I n. has chosin Frederic MacMonnI) s,
of New York
Jacob S. Johnson, of Fair Haven,
Mass., Is tin- only surviving member of
I'eary's famous expedition to Japan,
which opened the ports of that country
Charles G. Kmery. a wealthy tobacco
dealer, of New York, has purchasid
Grand View park, an Island In the St.
Lawrence river, 20 acres In extuit,
which will be turned Into a free sani
tarium for poor children.
Dave Tohee, only brother of the late
murdered clibf of the Iowa Indians, hat
bieu elected lo the chieftainship of tho
tribe In Oklahoma.
King Kdward and Queen Alexandra
carried 200 ions weight of trunks with
them during their visit to Ireland.
Capt. Henry Hash, of Boston, Is the
last surviving olllcer of the mllltla com
pany that participated In the famoua
L. O. Kmerson, composer of "A Life
on the Ocean Wave, I'he Ivy Green"
and otlur songs, celebrated his S:id
birthday at Boston.
The kirprerne court of North Carolina
has affirmed a lower court's award of
Itr.O to Henry F. Sfawell, who was
struck by 1-1 bad eggs while campaign
ing in moo.
The conif r stone of the Davls-Klklna
Presbyterian college, to which former
United States Senators Klklns and Da
vis conlrlbiiti d upwards of 100,000, wai
laid at Klklns, W, Va.
Miss Mary B. Illxby, of Pasadena,
Cal,, has discovered the flrtt commis
sion Issued to a lighthouse keeper In
this country George Washington,
signed the dm umtnt appointing Joseph
Gnenleaf at Portland Head, Me.
Young German engineers are urged
by Privy (V, ir.or Lulu, ncentl rr.
turned from an American tour, to visit
tho 1'nltf d Sta'eK and see Improved fuc
NEWS FROM MISSOURI. J
A Folk club was organized at Dexter
with JuiIkcTI. L. Foot, of the Twenty
second district, tm president.
Tho death rate In Kansas City last
month was the highest In the history
of the city, ;i21 deaths having been re
ported, City Marshal Vlncc Coleman shot
and killed Runts Cox at Dalton, Cox
wai gelling fish in the street. Cole
man wasi' arrested and lodged In Jail
nt. Keytesvllle. He is a brother of
Charley Coleman, who was killed last
April in Keytesvllle by Will White,
A special Mnrk Twain day has been
Bet for the world's fair. The National
Mark Twain association has been or
ganized at Hannibal, the boyhood
home of the great humorist, nnd will
hold Its convention at the exposition
June LI, lfi nnd 17, mot. The last day
lias been specially assigned as Mark
"W. T. Atha, living tlve miles south
west of Nevada, the other day killed
a hlacksnaki- about 4 leet long, which
he found In a hen's nest on his farm,
He noticed that it had what seemed
a swelling- in one part of its body and,
on cutting it open, took out a large
corncob e).'ht Inches long1, which the
fitiake had .swallowed small end fore
most. A difference over ten cents precipi
tated a light between Joseph Moore,
white, and John Mattox, a negro
miner, at the Ardmon- (amp, near Ma
"on. Alter several blows were ex
changed .Mattox pulled his pistol and
nhot Moore through the heart. Mat
tox Is known as the "king of the
camp" among the negroes. He es
caped. According lo records on file at the
office of the secretary of the state
hoard of agriculture there are about
2:1.1,1 !: acres of vacant public land in
.Missouri which may be homesteaded
or purchased outright lor $1.2.1 'an
acre. Much of this land is well lim
bered and some of It Is adapted to fruit
orchards, while, of course, a large
pai l of It Is worthless for agricultural
Kph B. Cockiell, son of Senator
Cockrell, (-1 Warreiisburg, Is now liv
ing on a .'iOOO-acn- sugar plantation
near the clly of Mexico, .Mr. Cockrell
Is arranging to place on Ills plantation
a modern sugar mill, which will tie
the only one of its kind In that part
of .Mexico. Cockrell likes Mexico anil
says It presents fine openings for younts
Americans who have a little capital to
A negro boy attended school at Chll
llcolhe six years before the school di
rectors learned thai his home was In a
fountry district. They intend now to
make the country district hand over
$70. It a child lrum one district at
tends school in another, and his pa-
rents can't or won't pay his tuition, the
district in which he lives is legally
liable for bis tuition at the rate of
$11 a year. Tin- money cannot be col
lecled after a lapse of live years, so the
Chlllleoih.; district loses: pay for It a
first year's insiructoln of the Inter
A correspondent al Oltervllle do
Bcrlbes an Ice cream church social as
a success in every respect except tlie
following Incident: ".Seven or eight
couples came down from Smltliton to
enjoy the social and while they were
nt the table some smart young man
or boy at Oltervllle started a game of
throwing eggs at the Smltliton crowd
and soon a number of others Joined
In the sport. The consequences were
that most all their clothes were spoiled
or ruined." But the Keneral success
of the occasion must have sent the
Smlthtonlans home in high spirits.
Orrln McClean, of Powersvllle, was
nrrested by the federal officers and
taken to Kansas Clly on tho charge
of "bootlegging" whisky. Several wit
nesses testified as to the perainbulal'iry
habits indulged In by McClean In iho
dispensing of liquor, while numerous
witnesses testified on behalt ol the de
fendant. McClean wan bound over to
the United States grand Jury nnd re
leased fin his own recognizance. Pow
ersvllle Is a local option town and It
Is the desire of citizens there to carry
out the expressed wish of the people
tti make the place prohibition In fact
as well as in name.
This dispatch recently came from
Columbia: Out of ::00 exchanges re
ceived this week at the Herald utile
228 are shouting for Folk for governor,
many of them contain full-page pic
tures of the scourge of tioodlers, and
there are perhaps 228 columns of edi
torial matter booming the young attor
ney for governor. The country press
Is almost solid for Folk. Such a stale
of unanimous sentiment has perhaps
never before been observed In Missouri
Hoone eountV farmers are especially
warm In his support for tho reason
thadmost of them know the candidate
by slht. When the Butler trial wu
in progress hero In November tho male
population of Boone county turned out
en masse to see the millionaire black
smith, Incidentally, but to see Folk In
particular. Since then the young at
lorney has been the lion of tho hour
In this vicinity.
Bodies Slain by Bashi-Bazouks Fill
OFFICIALS ARE IN CONNIVANCE
rillMKf. anil llt-ntro)' Xumbrr at
ClirUtlnii Vlllmc'-ft mi Nenrly
I'linkr I he llltrr Willi Mu-tllntt-il
Berlin, Aug. IS. According to a ills
patch to the Frankfurter Zcltuiis, tin
river Drln, near Monastir, Macedonia,
Is red with blood and nearly choked
with mutilated bodies of Innocent
women and ehilden, who have been
massacred by bashl-bazouks.
A dispatch received from Uskub says
that 000 bashi-bazouks, under com
mand of Albanian chiefs, who are no
toriusly cruel, have pillaged and de
stroyed a number of Christian village
In the districts of Dehre and Okrlda.
The Turkish athorltles, It is added,
connived at tlie outrages and furnished
the hashi-bazoiiks with old uniforms,
in order that they might appear to bt
Confidential reports from Constanti
nople express tear for the sultan's pep
:onal saloty. The Albanian palace
guards at Hie ylldl. kiosk are much ex
cited over tlie execution of llallm. the
sentry who shot and Killed M. Hosktiw
sky, the ltusslari consul at. Monastir,
because of tlie fact that the soldlet
was an Albanian.
HiiftNliiii Siiiiiiilrtiii SnllM.
Sebastopol, Aug. 18, The squadron
of the ltusslari Black sea. licet, which
has been ordered to the Turkish toast
tailed Monday. Ii In under the coin
uiand of ltear-Admlral Krueger.
Bucharest, Bouiiianla, Aug. IS Aft
ing War .Minister Bratlaiio lias orderei.
theKovcrnnieut powder factory and
small arms ammunition depot to pre
pare large quantities of ammunlllou
''11 Slum II-miinIIiIIII .
Sofia, Bulgaria, Aug. 18. Tlie for
eign diplomats here are anxiously
watching the effect of the memorandum
which the Bulgarian government, lias
presented to tie powers on the subject
of the condition of affairs In Mace
donia. They fear It may excite popu
lar opinion In Bulgaria and point out
that such emphatic, outspoken criti
cism is usually reserved for manifesto;;
issued on the eve of war.
YIohIciii trmy Re-i:iirircil.
Constantinople, Aug. 18.- An Im
perial Irade ha:: been issued calling nut
r2 additional battailous of tmopt
(about r,2,000 men) lrom the Kuropoan
province of Turkey, in consequence ol
Hie spread of Insurrection In Mace
donia. Those troops comprise 20 bat
talions of reserves of the first class
from Hie Adrlauoplo and Salonica arm
corps. 'I'he balance are reserves ot the
GIVEN UP BY THElVATER.
Tlie lloillrn if (ii-iirue i:uua anil.
Alia Florence llroun, .WIrmIiisv nl
(ilittrrntlllr, . V., Found.
(lloversvlllc, N. V.. Aug. 18 The
body of (leorgc Kvnns came to the sur
face of Canada lake early Monday
morning. Dynamite wns exploded be
tween the Island where the boat was
found and Nigger bay, 'Sunday, and the
head and shoulders appeared above the
Later In the day the body of Miss
Florence Browu was tound, coming to
tho surface of the lake, near when! the
boat was found adrift, but where the
dragging had been unsuccessful. Both
bodies were' viewed by the coroner and
then taken to Johnstown.
The two young people had been miss
ing Jur some days, having gone for a
boat ride and not returning. Mr. Kvans.
was to have come Into a fortune, Mon
day, and both were well known.
ONE DEAD, FIVE INJURED.
Fatal llrml-Ou ('tilllaliiu On liar Chi-t-niio.
Mllnuukrr Sc Nt. I'aul
.Nrar I.untt l.akr, Wit,
Milwaukee, Aug. 18. One man in
dead and tlve others are seriously In
jured as the remit ot a head-on colli
sion between passenger trains on the
Chicago, Milwaukee St. Pnul rail
way, respectively leaving Madison at
(1:20 and Chicago al 7:4.1 a. m., Mon
day. The trains met two and one-hair
miles east of Long Lake station on au
count, It In thought, of a inlsunder
islanding or orders. The dead man,
who succumbed lo his Injuries two
hours after tho aeddont, was the ex
press messenger, the Injured belnj; the
englnemen of both trains and a bajj.