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ROCK ISLAND ARGUS.
VOL. L.I1I. NO. 4J1
ROCK ISliAND, ILL., WEDNESDAY, JUNE SSl, 104.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Text of Reports That
Come by Way of
Two Thousand Are Re
ported Killed or
OF MINERS IS MADE
Scene of Death and De
struction in Nebraska.
Four Thousand Attend
Their Gathering at
Coroner's Jury Fixes Responsi
bility for the General Slo
Great Rush at Opening of 9,000,
000 Acres of Land in
Vuiet at Victor Thontfh Place in Still
l ader tbe liule of the
IS NO CONFIRMATION
Russian Battleship Said
to Have Been
Tokio. June 29. It ll nnofllctally re
ported that three forts southeast of
Port Arthur irere attacked ami cap
tured by the Japanese Sunday. No
confirmation is obtainable.
It is said Fort Soshoshan wa.s cap-
tared Ural ami forts Chiekaashan and
Cbltanabaa fell soon afterwards. The
Ruaalaai retreated vest, leaving iu
dead or wounded. The Japanese lost
three oUcers and 1") men killed or
wounded. They captured two guns
and a quantity f ammunition.
.Inna Hnki- Mend J daoee.
Hal Cheng, Jane 29. Th Japanese
are continuing to advance Itoih Biuyen
and Pens Wans Cheng. Gen. Oka is
also moving; south from Senuohen.
Qen. Sumsonoff is contesting his prog
ress, but is not offering serious re
sistance. A Japanese force advancing
from Motien pass is composed of three
regiments and 10 batteries of artillery.
A fore.- of equal strength is advancing
from Fenshui pass on the high road to
Liao Yang. A Hank move on the lat
ter is supported by a column marching
Fear They will Br Cm on.
Tien I sin. June 29. It is reported
tbe Russians were defeated about 1
miles asl of liai Cheng yesterday and
owing to the rapid advance of the
Japanese, the Russians at Tachekiao
are hurriedly retreating north, fearing
to be cut off.
Dm ( nll Today.
St. Petersburg. June 29.- There is
no truth in the report that a portion of
t'n' second Pacilic squadron will sail
from Cronstdal today for the far east.
lliiNMlaii tin i i I. li I ll Itn iiuneil.
St. Petersburg, June 29. The re
port has just reached the Associated
Press thai a Russian ironclad rammed
the Russian battleship Navarin at
Cronstadt this afternoon. Details are
St. Petersburg. June 29. Twenty
two sailers were drowned at the Bal
tic works today during experiments
with the torpedo boat DelftU which
had been converted into a submarine
boat. Four officers and men were
on board when the signal was given
to submerge the boat without first
properly closing the manhole. The re
sult was the vessel sank.
The emperor today Inspected the
condition of the ships destined for
the far east.
FILIPINO EVENS SCORE:
TAFT RIDES THE GOAT
New Haven, Conn.. June 29. "Bill"
Taft was iu town only five hours yes
terday, but hi- had to ride the goat be
fore he got away. In an unwary mo
ment the secretary of war had accept
ed an Invitation to Join the Book and
Gavel society of the Yale Law school.
He was closeted in dungeon surround
ings for about fifteen minutes, and then
retired to his hotel to change his
clothes, which wer dripping with per
spiration. "No more college initia
tions for me this week." were the part
Secretary Taft secured his invita
tion to join Hook and l-avel through
Salvador Zagagossa. a cousin of
Aguinaldo and a Yah' law school stu
dent. ROOSEVELT AND GARFIELD
"BACHING" AT WHITE HOUSE
Washington. June 29. Commission
er of Corporations James R Garfield
is just now a member of the White
House family. When Mrs. Roosevelt
went to Oyster Bay last Friday the
president fear.tl he would become
lonely, so he invited Mr. Garfield to
Oome up and stay with him until Sat
urday, as Mrs. Garfield also is out of
They practically have converted the
White House into a bachelor's balL
They have breakfast alone together,
but generally have guests for lunch
eon or dinner. It is predicted that if
Mr. Roosevelt is elected Mr. Garfield
will be given a place in the cabinet.
Yoarnareat 'n arrant man -.l.
Norfolk. Ntb.. June 29. Miss Win
nifred Han ley. a teacher, and Con
gressman Burton I- French. Idaho's
only represent stive and the youn-r
in the country, were married here yes
terday. They left immediately for
MATE FLAHNIGAN A COWARD'
ThuM Accused Arreated and Held In
Bonds Prom $1,000 to
New York. June 29. The coroner's
jury in the Slocum inquest has re
turned a verdict finding:
That the immense loss of life on
the Slocum was due to misconduct of
the directors of the Knickerbocker
That Capt. Van Schaick is criminal
That Capt. Peace, of the Grand Re
public, as captain of the steamboat
company fleet, is criminally responsi
ble in that he failed to properly equip
the Slocum with a fire apparatus.
That Mate Flannagan acted in a
That the action of Inspector Land
berg should be brought to the atten
tion of the federal authorities.
Held on Bond.
The conclusion of tin; coroner's in
quiry into the Slocum disaster was
readied after nearly four hours' delib
eration. The directors of the Knick
erbcker company, the captain of the
Slocum. Capt. Pease, commodore of
the company's fleet, and Inspector
Lnndberg were held criminally re
sponsible and warrants issued for
their arrest. The charge in each case
was manslaughter in the second de
gree and the bail was fixed in the
sums varying from $1,000 to 25,000.
SHIPPERS JOIN IN
A BIG ASSOCIATION
Foundation of Organization to llr
slat ItaJIroads is
Chicago. June 29. The foundation
wa.s laid here yesterday for a perma
nent organization to be known as the
American Shippers' association. The
object is to adjust in the future all
matters of dispute concerning freig.it
rates that may arise between the vari
ous shippers' associations of the coun
try and the railroad companies. It is
proposed to take into membership in
this association all merchants' and
manufacturers' associations between
Maine and California.
The plan is the outcome of a meet
ing of mnnufact urers and shippers in
the territory from the Mississippi
river to the Atlantic seaboard and
north of the Ohio river called at the
Auditorium Annex yesterday by the
Illinois Manufacturers' association.
The purpose wa.s to formulate plans
to resist the railroads in their propo
sition to establish ii uniform bill of
lading with an increase of 2" per emit
charges for the assumption of liability.
Tlii- primary object of the new asso
ciation will be to knock out the pro
posed uniform bill of lading, and to
that end a fund of 200,000 is to be
A Committee was appointed to draw
up a plan of organization.
AMERICAN 8TEEL $8 A TON
LE8S ABROAD THAN HERE
Cleveland. O.. June 29. One of the
interesting features brought out at the
hearing before the Merchant Marine
commission today was a statement by
James G. Wallace, of the American
Shipbuilding company. He said Amor
lean steel was delivered at Belfast for
$24 a ton. while the same steel cost
purchasers in this country $::2 at Pitts
burg. He was immediately questioned
by members of the commission, and he
stated his authority for the statement
came from the assistant sales agent
of the Carnegie Steel company, who
gave as his reason for selling steel so
cheaply that they wanted to keep the
mills running. "If that is so. it is an
outrage and ought to be remedied."
exclaimed Senator Gallinger and his
statement was applauded.
TWO MEN KILLED IN FALL
DOWN SPRINGFIELD 8HAFT
Springfield. 111.. June 29. Benjamfs
Rhodes and Wilson Reed, contractors,
were killed yesterday in the new shaft
at the mines of the Kirkwood Coal
company, near Shelbyville. when the
hook on a bucket in which they were
being lowered into the shaft broke,
letting them fall 9 feet.
Hit in lit i- tie.- (aa.M it (truth.
Winona. Minn.. .lune 29. A bum
ble bee is responsible for the fatal in
jury of Mrs. M. O. Howe, of this city.
While out riding her horse was stung
by the insect and dashed over a 2"
foot bank, landing the carriage on a
pile of rocks. Mrs. Howe's daughter
also was hurt.
Prlnee llrnrj lilvm Bnnqurt.
Kiel. June 29. Prince Henry gave
a banquet last night which was at
tended by King Kdward. Emperor Wil
liam, and other notables. Both the
king and the emperor responded to
Capture Large Amount
of Supplies From
Buenos Ayres. June 29.
ported battle at Tupamoae.
In a re
Uruguay, last Wednesday and Thursday the
Fniguayan government had 600 killed
and 800 wounded. The revolutionists
bad I'M) killed anil 600 wounded. The
revolutionists captured a big quantity
of war supplies.
Mor of n MrHnrutrr.
Buenos Ayres. June 29. A corre
spondent at Bage. a Brazilian town
near the Uruguayan frontier, reports
that a Courier sent by (Jen. Sara via ar
rived there with a report of the battle
at Tapumbac. Fighting began on
Wednesday of last, week and continued
the following day. The government
forces lost (00 killed and SOU wounded
and the revolutionists lost 100 killed
and ;" wounded. The revolutionists
captured a big quantity of ammuni
tion and armaments.
I r Another Sourer.
Another dispatch from Bage says
the rear of the revolutionist forces,
under Mariano Saravia. a brother of
the chief revolutionist, defeated gov
ernment troops under Gen. Renavence.
The revolut ionists occupy excellent
positions. (Jen. Bonavente has resign
ed his command, having been criti
cised by the president after the battle
because he had ,iot supported Calar
ras. In the battle at Tapumbac the
aggregate number of killed and wound
ed is estimated at 2.000.
ENGINEER FINDS PIGEON
INSIDE HIS HEADLIGHT
Philadelphia, Juno 29. When the
Mount Pocono express pulled into the
Broad street station yesterday the en
gineer eound a carrier pigeon crouch
ing inside the headlight, the lass of
which had been broken. The pigeon
was stunned but otherwise unhurt.
The bird must have been struck by
the headlight as the train was dashing
through the mountains.
BOYS DROWN AT WIB0NA:
Winona. Minn.. Juno 29. Frank Ne
wtek and Harry Olszewski, aged S atid
13 years, were drowned yesterday af
ternoon in thi- Mississippi river. They
were playing on a raft. Two other
boys saw their companions sink, but
paid no attention to the accident. In
the evening when they went home to
supper they told their parents what
had happened. One body has been
ATTACKS ISLAND RULE
TAFT LISTENS TO 0LN1T
Cambridge. Mass.. June 29. At the
banquet of the Harvard law school
yesterday Secretary Taft. Richard
Olney and Chief Justice Fuller were
among the principal speakers. Secre
tary Taft responded to the toast of
"President Roosevelt." Olney in his
address gave considerable attention to
the situation in the Philippines. In
referring to the American rule in the
islands, he indirectly attacked it as
KNOX AND C0RTELVOU
TAKE LEAVE OF CABINET
Washington. D. C June 29. Attor
ney General Knox and Secretary of
Commerce and labor Cortelyou took
leave of their cabinet associates at
the semi-weekly meeting yesterday.
Their successors. Secretaries Moody
and Victor H. Metcalf. are expected
to take the oaths of their new offices
Friday, the beginning of the new
fiscal, year. Paul Morion. Secretary
Moody's successor in the navy de
partment, probably will not assume
the duties of his office until next Mon
day. MRS. JACK LONDON FILES
BILL ASKING FOR DIVORCE
San Francisco. Cal., June 28. Mrs.
Jack London, wife of the novelist, now
serving as press correspondent in the
far east, has filed suit for divorce. In
fidelity is the ground alleged and the
name of Miss Anna Strumsky. who is
alleged by Mrs. Ixtndon to have
alienated the affections of the novelist,
frequently appears in the petition.
Miss Strumsky and Iondon collabor
ated in literary work and at the time
of his departure for the orient some
months ago she was a passenger on
the same Pacific liner.
Victor, Colo., June 29. The fourth
and. Gen. Bell says, the last deporta
tion of union miners from this city
was made at 7 o'clock last night.
There were 34, making a total of 1S1
to date. Four deputy sheriffs and a
squad of the national guard, under
command of Capt. Moore, have orders
to leave their prisoners at Colorado
Springs, the home of most of the mine
owners of this district. Peace and
quiet prevails, but martial law is still
in force. Gen. Bell says he will leave
for Denver in a day or two.
Denver, June 29. The :19 men de
ported from Cripple Creek last night
under military escort arrived in the
city today, joining the colony of 2o
exiles already established here. It
was Gen. Bell's intention to debark
the men last night at Colorado Springs
but the authorities of the city so
strongly protested the train was for
warded to Denver.
IN ROWING RACES
Cornell, the Favorite. Fairly Van
Poughkeepsie. X. Y.. June 29. Syra
cuse is now the giant of the Hudson. hav
ing defeated the crews of the universi
ties of Cornell, Pennsylvania, Wiscon
son, Columbia and Georgetown. Six
teen pupils of James A. Ten Eyck in
a few short but stirring minutes' trial
at the sweeps dealt a blow at Ameri
can rowing that has no precedent in
the history of the sport in the Fuited
In the four-mile eight-oar varsity
race, and in the freshmen two-mile
eight-oar race, the oarsmen won by
handsome margins, coming out of ob
scurity so marked that the friends of
Syracuse could not find takers for bets
at 1 to 12. Crone! won the four-oar
versity race1 with ease.
Over the beautiful Highland course,
the Syracuse 'varsity eight won the
greatest event of the intercollegiate re
gatta, and this after her sturdy young
sters had. quite as impressively, won
the freshmen event. Cornell, her
nearest competitor in both events, and
for years peerless on the Hudson, fin
ished second, while Wisconsin trailed
DECLARE FOR BODY
TO GOVERN CHURCH
Rabbis of Jewish Reformed Rody
Take Important Action at
Louisville, Ky., June 29. The com
mittee on synod at the conference of
American rabbis today reported a rec
ommendation establishing a synod for
the central government of the church.
This is the most important step since
the foundation of the Reformed Juda
ism, the congregations having hither
to been practically independent.
Ixuisville. Ky., June 29. The ques
tion of Sabbath observance which has
for some time been a vital one in the
Jewish Reformed church was before
the central conference of American
rabbis for a short time yesterday, but
was finally left in abeyance till next
year. The merits of Saturday and
Sunday services were not en
tered into because it was decided that
a formal report had not been received
from the committee on Sabbath.
OTHERS AT ST. LOUIS
Former Relegate Makes Confession
Covering Yeara of Corrupt
St. Louis. June 29. Charles A. Gut
ke. a former member of the house of
delegates, who was convicted on the
charge of bribery, has made a con
fession, detailing the methods of se
curing money on legal cases pending
before the house of delegates. He
gives the names of bills and amounts
alleged to have been received by mem
bers of the combination of delegates
for the voting of each. These sums
vary from a few hundred to $75,000 for
the suburban bill. (Jutke also alleges
Kelley had told him he had received
$50,000 for going to Europe when his
presence in St. Louis jeopardized men
HELEN KELLER IS GIVEN
DEGREE AT RADCLIFFE
Cambridge. Mass.. June 29. Helen
Adams Keller, the deaf, dumb and
blind girl, whose wonderful achieve
ments have made her name familiar
throughout the country, yesterday af
ternoon received the degree of bach
elor of arts at Radcliffe college.
FOUR ARE KILLED
Many Homes in
Holmesville, Neb., June 29. A tor
nado near here yesterday killed four
persons, fatally injured a third and
caused the severe injury of five oth
ers. The tornado followed a sultry after
noon and came in the shape of a funnel-shaped
cloud. It struck several
buildings before reaching the Harris
home. At the latter place part of the
family reached a cellar in safety, but
Mrs. Harris and her son Lewis and
a 6-year-old daughter were unable to
Great damage was done to crops and
several farm houses were destroyed,
but the occupants sought safety in
cellars. Several buildings were blown
to pieces here and others unroofed.
hut no casualties are reported.
Itent rlee SiillVrw.
Beatrice. Neb., June 29. The worst
hail and wind storm in the history of
tlie town occurred late yesterday.
Thousands of windows were broken
and several roofs shattered. Crops
suffered greatly. No one was Injured.
( luiiiiiiiirMt fIoimIm Valleys.
Pittsburg. June 29. Over ;on
homes, business houses and school
houses were inundated in two to 10
feet of water in Robinson's Run hol
low and Chart ier's valley by a cloud
burst last night. One life was lost,
the damage is $100,000.
ir,ini Ioiw ijr Cyclone.
Cheyenne, Wyo., June 20. Word ban
been received here of considerable
damage wrought by a cyclone in Wes
ton county. 'lYees were uprooted,
ranch houses blown down, haystacks
scattered and live stock ami several
persons injured. Tbe twister passed
over the country and narrowly missed
a pas-enger train on the Burlington
FIRST REGIMENT OF STATE
GUARD TO CAMP SATURDAY
Springfield. 111.. June 29. A detail
of fifty men from the 2nd infantry.
Illinois national guard, has arrived at
Camp Lincoln to put the camp in
readiness for the arrival of the regi
ment next Saturday. When its week
of camp duty is ended the 2nd will
proceed to St. Louis and spend a week
at the world's fair. A reception will
be tendered Gov. Yates at the Illinois
building on the world's fair grounds
Tuesday evening. July 12. Adjutant
General Scott will move his office
headquarters from the statehouse to
Camp Lincoln next Saturday.
MAKES GLASS ALL SUMMER:
MORE PAY FOR EMPLOYES
Pittsburg. June 29. The American
Window Glass company has advanced
the pay of the cutters and flatteners
2 per cent, and has also given a
guarantee of $15 per week market
money. A revision has been made in
the wage scale and wages are now
almost, as high as the original Phila
delphia scale. The American com
pany proposes to operate all its ma
chine equipped plants throughout the
summer months and will be the first
company that has ever attempted to
make window glass in the hot months.
USE DYNAMITE TO BREAK
UP SOUTHERN FARO BANK
Houston. Texas. June 29. Thieves
last night worked a successful scheme
for the robbery of a gambling house.
A piece of dynamite was exploded un
der a poker table and the crowd of
100 immediately made a rush for the
exit. During the excitement someone
grabbed the bank roll at the faro ta
ble, getting between $ 1,800 and 11,600.
Asking Ai! Tor Mrikers.
Indianapolis, Jane 20. circular
asking for financial aid for the striking
members cf the Western Federaticr: of
Miners, and strongly condemning the
present situation in Colorado, are lw
Ing received from the Fderation of La
bor by various national unions in this
John K. McLean for Cleveland.
Washington. June 29. 'Tbe positive
statement is made here that John It.
McLean, of Ohio, is in favor of the
nomination of Grover Cleveland at the
St. Iyouls conventionand that he stands
ready to deliver the forty-six votes
from Ohio to Cleveland.
MUCH STRIFE INDULGED IN
Militia st One Time Asked for. but
Deputy Sherin'a Did the
Omaha. June 29. Nine millions of
acres of government land in Nebraska
were thrown open to homestead entry
yesterday. At the United States land
office in Nebraska many persons, a
large percentage of women included,
had gathered to secure choice sections.
The crowds ranged from 60 at North
Platte to 2,000 at Broken Bow. 2.im0.
000 acres being subject to entry at
the latter named place.
Akrd for Mill! In.
Considerable strife was indulged in
by the prospective entry men for first
place in tne lines, and at Broken Bow
the authorities were at one time afraid
they would lie unable to handle the
crowds. The sheriff telegraphed to the
governor a request that the militia at
Broken Bow be ordered out to pre
serve order. The governor, after a
telephone interview with the United
States land agent, declined to order
out the militia, but gave orders that a
company be held in readiness for
service. A number of deputy sheriffs
wen- sworn in who prevented serious
I'll- Claims for Employer,
Among the crowds at Broken Bow
were many cowboys, who. it is alleg
ed, were on hand to file on sections
now under the fence by cattle barons.
The railroads carried a great number
of jiersons to the land offices at
O'Neill. Alliance, Sidney and North
Platte. At Norfolk nearly a thousand
were in line. .
POINTS TO CASE OF
MURDER AT ST. PAUL
Body of Woman With Throat Round
found in the Mississippi
St. Paul. Minn.. June 29. The body
of a stylishly dressed woman aged :?
was found floating in the Mississippi
river here with a silk tie knotted
tightly around her neck. Indications
are the woman was murdered.
DECISION LIMITS THE
POWER OF MAGISTRATES
Macon. Ga.. June 21. United States
District Judge Kmory Speer of the
Western division of the Southern dis
trict of Georgia, has rendered an opin
ion of Car-reaching importance, involv
ing the authority of municipal courts
all oyer the country to sentence vio
lators of municipal ordinances to local
chain gangs. The case came before
Judge Speer for a writ of habeas cor
pus, applied for by Henry Jamison,
a negro, for release from custody of.
E. A. Wimblish, superintendent of the
Bibb county, Ga., chain gang. Judge
Speer. in a lengthy opinion, decided
that the superintendent, was without
authoritv to hold the prisoner and di
rected his Immediate release. In pass
ing on the case Judge Speer called at-,
tention to the fact that commitment
from the recorder's court "was a sen
tence and nothing more," and that
there was no finding of guilt or Inno
cence by the recorder.
GEN. CR0NJE TO MARRY AT
ST. LOUIS FOURTH OF JULY
St. Louis, June 29. On the American
national fete day. Gen. Piet Cronje,
the famous Boer soldier, is to wed. His
admiration for the Americans is so
strong that he has selected the Fourth
of July for his wedding day in prefer
ence to Sunday, devout man that
His espousal of Mrs. Johanna Ster-
zel will take place at 11 o'oclock iti
the morning of the Fourth. The cere
mony will be private, in deference to
the wishes of the general, whose ideas
of the sacred character of the event
will not permit him to sanction the
presence of a crowd.
Wed u ( mint.
Paris, June 29. The church wed
ding of Miss Leishman. the daughter
of the American minister to Turkey,
to Count lxiuls De Gontaut-Biron. took
place yesterday. There was a large
and fashionable attendance of French
and Americans. The civil ceremony
took place Saturday.
Hnapp Mast Dir.
Columbus. Ohio. June 29. The su
preme court has reversed the decision
of the circuit court which granted a
new trial to Alfred A. Knapp. of Ham
ilton. Ohio, the wife murderer, and
fixed Aug. 19 at the day on which he
shall be electrocuted.
.mp.rr of "Dial Dead.
Mount Vernon. Ohio. June 29. Dan
Emmett. the old-time minstrel and
composer of "Dixie, is dead, aged 86
MILES STILL IN DARK
Homer L. Castle in Ad
dress Scores Old
Indianapolis. June 2!). The 10th
national prohibition convention was
called to order today in Tomlinson
hall by National Chairman Oliver W.
Stewart. Four thousand delegates, al
ternates and visitors were present.
After prayer, welcoming address
and response Stewart introduced Ho
mer 1.. Castle, of Pittsburg, as tem
RMm oi,i Parties.
Castle's address was devoted chiefly
to a denunciation of the republican
ami democratic parties. He referred
to Roosevelt as the hero of bloodless
San Juan and called the democratic
convention to meet next week "ll
crowd of uncaged hyenas." After the
announcement of the committees was
read a recess was taken until 2.
Miles Mill Vn Ciilmim.
The attitude of (Jen. Miles is still a
complete puzzle to the prohibitionists.
Whether hi will accept or decline a
nomination for the presidency at the
hands of the national convention is
the all-absorbing question around
which the business of the convention,
for the present at least, revolves.
John G. Woolley, of Chicago, appar
ently answered the quest ion late yes
terday when he distributed a letter
from the general apparently declining
the nomination . But it seems now
that the letter only further complica
fanned n SUimucde.
The distribution of the letter, with
the vague sentence which may or ma
not be construed to mean a declina
tion, succeeded In causing such an
alarming stampede from the Miles
band wagon until Mr. Woolley took In
the situation and called a hasty meet
ing of the Mibs leaders at the Im
perial hotel. The letter was discussed
then' and a statement was issued
which declared that the Miles letter
was "not capable of the construction
of declining the no.ninat ion." and that.
Gen. Miles would accept a "hearty and
enthusiastic nomination on a states
manlike and comprehensive prohibi
WHIPPING POST IN USE
AT LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY
Lexington. Ky., June 29. In ac
cordance with Police Judge John
Riley's whipping post decision recent
ly delivered, John West, a 14-year-old
colored boy. was given ' lashes In
the public square here. Injuring pri
vate property was the charge against,
him. His coat was removed and tho
lad was lashed with a buggy whip in
the presence of more than 1,000 citi
zens. FIVE BI8H0PS AT THE
EP WORTH LEAGUE MEET
Roekford. 111., June 29. Several
hundred delegates to the annual state
convention of Illinois Kpworth
leaguers are in Roekford attending
the meetings of that body, five bish
ops of the Methodist church are among
GERMAN GUNBOAT SENT
TO PORT AU PRINCE
Berlin, June 29. The German gun
boai Panther has been ordered to sail
for Port an Prince Immediately.
Uothn Stop I nr.,
Philadelphia. Pa., June 29 Moths
by hundreds of thousands poured down
on the northeast section of the city
last night. They invaded ice cream
and beer saloons, drove out occupants,
extinguished arc lights, and stopped
trolleys. Kensington, Tacony and
Frankford looked as though in a snow
I-elfer'n Personal Eatate.
Washington. June 20. The personal
estate In Washington of the late Levi
Z Letter, the Chicago millionaire, has
been appraised for the probata court at
IMd&aiO. Of this sum f.T434,810 is
in various industrial and railroad
stocks. ;i,K) In lxnds, $25,000 In
Ixiok and 13,000 in horsey and car
riage. Tlie appraisement of tbe real
property In the etate here has not yet
been made. One of tbe attorneys In
the --a.se said that tho total amount of
the estate left by Lelter would approxi
mate $18,000,000. , . I