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THE AHGTJS MOXtfATi
OOHNEOTS DIRCOT WITH
Summer Tourists' Rates.
VIA UKK AND RAIL
TO ALL. POINTS
EAST AND WEST
For Particulars Inquire at
ruDtr Station, City Ticket Of.
R. I. I. Utpot. 1R03 SacoodAi.
l'boa 1128. 'PboM OiO.
L. F. BERl'.Y,
Geo. Paaa. Act.
Room 40 MeHuu Bldf. FboaaSS
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Hern's a recreative and instructive
trip for teachers or any. others,
whether attending the National Edu
cational association meeting or just
taking advantage of an attractive trip
at a very low rate. ,.v
You can go direct tnrougu icatta
ooga and Knoxville. Tenn ; Ashe-
vllle, N. C; Spartanbarg and Colum
bia, S. C, or Atlanta and Augusta,
(a.. and return same way or diverse
routes, or from Charleston over the
Southern railway through Norfolk.
Richmond or Charlottesvill. Va., at
one fare for tho round tr'p; or via
Southern railway from Charleston
through Washington, at a tille high
er rate. !
Round Trip Rate From Rock Isl
and, III., to Charleston S30.70.
Tickets on sale July 2, , & and 7.
good until Sept. 1, 1900. tith stop
Dvers any place desired scith of the
Ohio and Potomac and last of the
Mississippi rivers. Our looklet en
"The Land of the Sky"
illustrates with beaatlful engravings,
and gives valuable informaioa about
the mountains of western lorth Caro
lina as a summer resort Also our
SUMMER HOMES" Alder and
BATTLEFIELD" folder; will inter
est you. They are all frei.
There are Mountain Rerta in East
Tennessee. Western Noth Carolina
and In Virginia, where yoi can spend
a month on the return t ip. and get
good country board at very low rates.
Give us some idea ibout what
points in the sonth you hive in mind.
VVe will cheerfully answei any and all
questions, and may be able to en
hance the pleasure s of yur outing.
It will cost yon but 2 cents postage.
WILLIAM H. TAYXOE. A. G. P. A..
Southern Kr.. Lottsvllle, Kj.
3. C. BEAM. Jr.. N. W. V. A..
Southern Ry . SJS Deartwra St., Ca'cago, Ill
NOBBY SPRING SUITING.
All the very latest novelties In fpriag suiting will be
iouna now. on aispiay at
118, 20. 22 and 25 and
OB at. P AaMDOST.
PARDON Ss SON
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DIRT DEFIES THE
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tw vaiuei at 3HU.mj. xne aamage
;-c the vessel projer is placed at about
800.fiOO. The damage done to the
Kaiser Wilhelin rier Grosse Is estimat
ed at 2.V.
One lighter containing o,(iOf bags of
nuznr was destroyed, the loss leing
27.00O. Eight larj;p and eleven canal
boat were either burned or sunk with
heir cargoes; total valuation, $12.,0U0.
The Hobokeu Shore railroad had a
number of ear burned and other
property damaged: loss, XT,'!. Minor
losses on floating property, burned at
the fire proper or net on fire by burn
ing driftwood will amount to about
$2).M. The personal losses sustained
?y tliose atoard the steamship can
simply be surmised, as there is no way
of aseertainiug this at the present time.
IOWA MAN IS MISSING.
Reported Iead by Telegraph and UU
Wife Looklnc lor HI in.
Chicago, July 2. Mrs.. It. E. Walsh,
of Clinton, la., called at the health
department and asked if any record
of the death of her husband had lieen
received there. Mrs. Walsh said she
received a telegram from the Union
station. Chieago. saying: "It. E. Walsh
la dead. What shall be done with his
: The alleged deceased being her hus
band. Mrs. Walsh hurried to Chicago,
I. tit upon inquiry at the I'nion station
she was unable to discover trace of
any man having died there. The tele
graph operator rememlered having
sent the telegram and said the man
who sent it said he would come back
for an answer. He did so, and ap
peared very nun h disapiointed when
he found there was no reply.
"Long" Jonea Oat of the Rare.
Milwaukee, July 2. "Long" Jones
has announced that he is no longer a
candidate for the Ufpuhlii-an nomina
tion for Governor. This Is the result
of the victory whieh La Follettc has
achieved over him in Waukesha coun
ty. The Jones men did not give up the
fight until resolutions were passed by
the First assembly district of Wauke
sha county Saturday afternoon in
structing the dt-lgatiou to vote for La
Ljnehers To Go for Life.
Dallas. Tex.. July 2. The 6tate
court of criminal appeals has affirmed
the life sentence of Ed Cain and Bob
Stevens, convicted of assisting in the
lynching of three white farmers in
Henderson count in May, IMity.
HEWSACTS" IN OUTLINE.
The following have leeu nominated
as representatives from Chicago con
gressional districts by the Democrats:
First. IMn IIorutciii; Second. John
J. Feely; Third. George I. Foster, re
nominated: Fourth. James McAn
drews: Fifth. William F. Ma honey:
Sixth. Emil Iloevhster: Seventh, Will
lam V. Peacock.
The emperor of Anstria has con
ferred uimiii the Countess Chotek. bride
of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, tin;
title of Princess Ilohenlterger.
The Chicago Building1 Trades' Corn
ell has exielled the Bricklayers' ulV
ion and canceled the union card given
President McKlnley when he laid the
iHistottice corner stone in that city.
The reason Mrs. Aubrey postponed
her wedding a day was that the Epis
copal minister at Bar Harbor, Me., de
clined to marry a divorcee whose hus
band was living.
President and Mrs. McKluley reached
their Canton, O., home Saturday and
the whole town turned out and save
them a royal welcome.
The Illinois statutes restrictUur the
sale of adultered roodstuffs went
into effect yesterday.
Bear Admiral Philips, commander
of the Texas at the destruction of Cer
vcra's fleet, who said: "Don't cheer
boys; the pnr fellows ae dying." died
of "heart disease at Brooklyn navyyard
Twelve business houses burned at
Brown' Valley. Minn.. Saturday. Loss,
.7.".KR; insurance, !30.UX).
The steamship San Bias, from Cape
Nome, has arrived at Seattle, bringing
?l.NM.iNi) in gold dnst. .,
Fire destroyed the concentrator and
smelter of the Detroit Copjier Mining
company at Moreiicla. A. T., ;he loss
Russian press and people i:rge the
czar to act alone in China.
P&ris Nationalists are fnrous be
rgu the government will net permit
Marchand to attend a recepti-n at the
Indian of I lie Kainy It ver and
Ieach Lake districts are threatening
to go on the warpath inspi-ed thfre
into by American whisky.
Merchants and planters f the Isl
and of St. Croix. I). W. I., want de
United States to buy the ishnd.
One Thousand Sheep Iolonel.
Helena. Mont.. July '-. S ate Veter
inarian Knowles has received word
from Livingston that 1M sheep be
longing to W. W. Brasley t Son have
been poisoned. A rival stockman Is
said to have objected to tt sheep be
ing grazed on that range.
Result of a Week's Sremtlax is Lasoa.
Manila. July 2. A wees'3 scouting
In northern Luzon resnltfd in fifty
rebels being killed and forty wounded.
Cne American was killed.
Uns fcnglin s. bpring suits
upward. Call and examine
ksvxt a. ruirox
DR. HARPER ON RUSSIA.
Preeldeat ( Ckle-aa rIverIy
Talka of Tolatol and the CaaM
Dr. William Raney Harper, president
of the University of Chicago, arrived
at Xew York recently on the Hamburg -
American Hncr Anguste A'ictoria. For
the past two months be has been mak
ing a tour through Russia, inspecting
the educational Institutions of that
country. Incidentally he met Emper
or Nicholas II and Count Lyoff Tolstoi.
"Our Interview "with the emperor."
said Dr. Harper to a reporter of the
New York Times, "lasted for half an
hour. In the party with me were M.
Uyerson and CharleltchInson, pres
ldent and secretary of the University
of Chicago board of trustees, and
Charles It. Crane, who recently endow
ed a chair of Russiau literature and
history m the university. e were
introduced by Count Muravleff, minis
ter of foreign affairs, the emperor re
celving us at his country place. In
' Nicholas Is a most prepossessing
niau ia every way. He was standing
when we entered the reception room
and shook hands with us all round
After that we talked informally in
English, the conversation being prln
elpally about America, and the emper
or showing n vivid Interest in every
thing about this country. He com
mented on the hospitality of our peo
ple, haying that he had often heard of
It through Bussians who had visited
the United States.
"Before we left him the eniperor
you roust remember that he doeau't
like to be called czar said he would
be glad to assist us In selecting Rus
sian lecturers for the chair that Mr.
Crane has established In our univer
sity. His majesty showed a marked
Irterest " In educational matters all
through our conversation and wanted
to know everything about ur Amerl
"Before reaching St. Petersburg I
visited Kiev, Llmberg, Cracow and
Moscow, and It was with the schools
'olleges and polytechnic institutes of
these cities that I chiefly Interested
myself. At all of them our party was
received with great formality, a nnl
formed guard receiving ns and the di
rectors displaying much pride In show
ing us the results of their work.
T was wonderfully impressed with
the fine educational advantages avail
able to the upper classes of the coun
try, but equally with the lack of school
facilities for the mass of the people,
The country, however, is steadily pro
gressing, and I believe those in power
are working for universal education.
But this end cannot be attained at a
jump, and at present there are not
enough teachers In the empire for its
"For two days of my stay in Russia
I saw a good deal of Count Tolstoi,
wbo is still, despite his great age, full
of intensity and interest in the world's
affairs. He wanted to know why Amer
ica . was not more strongly for the
Boers, with whom he said it was prop
er for us to sympathize. He himself
Is heartily on their side, as Indeed is
the great majority of the Russian peo
Dr. Harper went on to say that he
had seen Count Popadaneskoff, secre
tary of the Russian synod and practi
cally the head of the country's religious
life, and several members of the I in
pcrlal Geographical society. All of
these were asked and consented to as
sist in the choosing of lecturers for the
newly established course of Russian
literature In the University of Chicago,
for which a different native Russian
scholar Is to be engaged each year.
DISCOVERIES AT CORINTH.
Some That Have Dt Made by the
The crowning piece of good fortune
In the excavations which have for four
years been carried on at Corinth by
the American school was attained dur
ing the last few days.
The only fountain mentioned by Pau
sanias in the Agora was found and
was absolutely intact, with the bronze
lions heads from which the water once
flowed still in their places In the face
of a wall, says the London Daily JJaiL
The floor with holes under the spott In
which the women In old Corinth .used
to place their watt-r pitchers 1j 244
feet below the surface of the sol to
day. In pushing into the Agora to the west
of the Propylsea there appeared in
great confusion parts of a large build
ing, massive architrave block! with
their faces richly carved witl vari
ous ornamentation, cornice bkeks to
match, and along with them a series of
colossal statues, male and fens!e, for
tunatelyand the fact Is excel tlonal
with their heads. These weref.ollowed
by some fin? reliefs, both Qeek and
Roman, particularly a fine' bead of
Ariadne In a state of perfect preserva
tion, as If it had Just com from the
Other buildings adjacert to the
Agora have been partially or wholly
laid bare, and the work is rill In prog
ress. But the crowning molt of this
year's work will djub'ns be this
fountain, the top of wb M is the bac
on which once stood tir-'fJroMe Posei-
The probability is I J fins that the
massive architectural! -cks and the
colossal statues fell j ya the Propy
la?a. a reconstructioil f which will
probably be possible, f $
A Xew Cam9$ Bvtteau
Judge Wilson of Jfr?rado displayed
a sample of the Dr fe-atic campaign
burton at Kansas fcet the other day.
It Is the form of a titi' r leaf, says the
New York Tlmey -&he Inscription,
strangely enough, jgr gold letters, and
Is as follows: , j
"Democracy s' for blmetailieir,
net luouometaP jrv
"People, not ii,'
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TWO FINE BOAT RACES.
'Varhitj (ion to Pennylvanla and Fresh
men' to Wleonln.
Poughkeepsie. N. Y., July 2. One
of the most magnificent races in the
history of college acquatlcs for years
was the "varsity nice rowed on the
Hudson iurse Saturday afternoon.
Following it was :n equally exciting
two-mile brush anions the freshmen
crews. Here is the record: Universi
ty ra e. four mihf : contestants, Penn
sylvania. Wisconsin. - Cornell. Colum
bia and t;eorgetiwn; rowed at C:55
o'clock. Pennsylvania won. rime,
l'J:44 3-." se-ond: Wisconsin second. In
l:4t X Corneil third, in 20:04 1-3:
Columbia fourth, in 2:S l-.: Ueorge
town fifth, in 20:11 !-.". Freshmen
race, two mile: contestants, Pennsyl
vania. Wisconsin. Columbia and Cor
nell; rowed at J p. m. Wisconsin won.
time, y-4.- 1-Tk Pennsylvania second. In
U:o4 3-.: Cornell, so close to Pennsyl
vania that her tune was not taken;
Columbia fourth- time not taken.
Pennsylvania and Wisconsin during
the whoie four-mile struggle kept their
shells lapped and at no time was there
clear water between them. The same
was true oi the Cornell. Columbia
and Georgetown crews. The fight be
tween Pennsylvania and Wisconsin be
came so exciting from the continued
uncertainty that the crowds aboard the
observation train fairly : lost them
selves In frantic excitement.
Latest Rerord of the Ksperta Standing
of League Clubs.
Played. Won. Lost. P. C.
Brooklyn 3T 20 .G3tl
Philadelphia .13 23 .580
Pittsburg ."S Hit 28 .517
Boston 54 27 27 .500
Chicago 57 27 30 .474
Cincinn.-.tl '' - 30 .4fi4
St. Lous 53 24 20 .4o3
New York'. 53 1!) 34 .359
Chicago. July 2. League base ball
records for Saturday were: At Pitts
burgPhiladelphia 3, Pittsburg 5; at
St. Louis New York 1, St. Louis rt
eight innings, darkness; at Cincinnati
Boston 0, Cincinnati 4; at Chicago
Brooklyn 1, Chicago 8. (Sunday) At
St. Louis New York 1. St. Louis G; at
Cincinnati Pittsburg , Cincinnati 0;
at Chicago Brooklyn 5. Chicago 6.
American League: At Buffalo De
troit 21, Buffalo 9; at Kansas City
Chicago 4, Kansas City 6; at Indian
apolis Cleveland 3. Indianapolis 4;
(second game) Cleveland 0, Indianapo
l'sv4;..t ,Mllwankee-T-MInneapolis 4,
MilwdUWee 5. (Sunday) At Buffalo-
Detroit 6, Buffalo 11; at Kansas City
Chicago 10, Kansas City 11; (second
game) Chicago 4. Kansas City 1; at
Milwaukee Minneapolis 3, Mil wan
HE STANDS BY SILVER.
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minutes was on nis way to tne railway
Another noteworthy event yester
day was the conference of Chairman
Jones, of the national committee, with
Croker, ex-Seuator Murphy and other
influential leaders concerning the plat
form, and another was the first serious
consideration by the convention lead
ers, of a plan to reach such an under
standing on the platform that the way
will be open to nominate Bryan for
the presidency uu July 4.
Hunter to Go to Lngland.
IndianaiHdis, July 2. John Mitchell,
president of the United Mine Workers,
announces that John M. Hunter, presi
dent of the Illinois Miners' associa
tion, had been chosen by the executive
council of the American Federation of
Labor as one of the four delegates of
this organization to the British lalwr
congress. In Ixndon. next September.
Getng to Snrpresa Indian Enthusiasm.
Duluth. Minn.. July 2. Company A.
Third regiment. M. N. ;.. left on a
special train this morning at 1 o'clock
under orders from Governor LInd to
proceed to the scene of the Indian up
rising in the Rainy Lake region. It
is not expected that fighting will occur,
bat the men do not expect to return
for a couple of weeks at least.
Base Ball Player Badly Hart.
Terre Haute. Ind.. July 2. Carter,
left fielder of the Bloomington team,
while on his way to the base ball field
was severely injured. The platform
of the street car on which he was
standing was strnck by a switch en
gine. It is thought one of his feet
will have to be amputated.
Dakota Variety of Weather.
Grand Forks. N. D.. July 2. Heat,
drought and high winds have been
followed by frost, and while the wheat
crop has not been damaged mucn it ' f
a worse off In places than It was intir.
day. The temperature at 5 a. m. Kr J
il ir w 31 anil h'tr nntrhea of wb - c
have been hlt
Hny-TlmntiT. K3!'o; prairie, IB to 110.
Potatoee aSe: new, 60c.
Butter Choice to fair: 14a, fresh ere
Hens Te per pound.
Spnng enlekeaa, S3.00 per dozen.
Ducks ?c ,
Coal Soft. lie.
Cat tie itecher per foveorr.
44ft&c: cows and heiii
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