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' m Angeles, 01.. July 18. Tho Nn
tlonnl Rdueatlonal neeertaUon was
railed to oNr yesterday by Hon. P. Q.
Btorey ot ike 1oal oxecHtlva oomntlt
tee, The pavilion was crowded, and
iiumhcre ot visitors felted to gain ad
After nit Inrocntlon by Rev. C. Fttrto
Clark, the delegates were welcomed
by (lav. Henry T. Gage on ImIiaK of
the slate, Dr. IBtmir II. Drown on bthalf
at the Unlvsrstty at California, nnd
Mayor Pm) Waten on behalf of the mu
nicipality, who told tin visitor thn
they bad tli freedom of the city dur
ing Ibelr stay.
Responses to the welcoming ad
ilreeees wore made tiy N. 0. Daughterly,
superintendent of schools nt Peoria,
1 II. i Dr. Kmerton R. White ot ColtttK
Iws, 0.. nnd J. II l'hllllti. tuperlnten
(lent ot schools nt lllrmlngham, Ala.
After the orcheittrn had played
Moxert'i overture to "Don Jnan," Prce
Ident HJlplmlct 0. Lytic at MUUrvlllo.
Pa., delivered an nddrsos.
At the evening seeolon, Dr. W. T.
Harris, United Slates commissioner ot
education, delivered an IntereatliiR ad
tireei en "An IMuentlonal Policy tor
Our New Possessions."
Henry 8. TownHnd, Inspector Ren
oral at the eehooh, jf Hawaii, spoke an
the subject, "The ltducntlonal l'rob'.etn
In He. wait"
Washington, July 11. The war dc
Hutment received natlco some dnys
ago tlmt tho Filipinos were organizing
expeditions to Intercept the American
transports to nnd from Manila, most ot
which for some time will be carrying
It Is evident that a very small host'lo
raft, with a slnglo gun, especially n
rapid fire gun, could seriously Injure If
nut sink on unprotected transport.
To meet this hind ot attack, two
transports are to be armed at once.
The navy has been called upon to sup
ply tho guns and ammunition. H Is
planned to place ono or two six
pounders on cenh transport, and this
will servo as sulhclent power to resist
the attack of anything tho Filipino are
likely to bring ngaliut tho ships.
Tho guns havo beon shipped from
the llrooklyn navy yard lo tho Wash
ington gun shops, whero thoy will bo
lilted for sorvlco. Tho guns will bs
thlppd to Ban Francisco In duo lime to
he tisod on tho outgoing transports, tho
first ot which will nlso carry guns Tor
Ihe transports which may hereafter
lenvo Mnnlln with vnltiitblo material,
returning volunteers or discharged or
Ban FranelMo, (Ml., Jtfty 15 Mall
advices from (lunlemalft confirm tho
report ot an approaehtriK crista In the
Central American republic. That Ike
dissatisfaction will lead to a revolu
tion against tho administration at
President Cabreni seems hardly likely
In view at tho fact that there Is no
money In tho country to organise any
thing approaching n formidable Insur
rection. Uprisings In tho elty are,
however, expected, and while they
might not result In Cabrera's downfall,'
Ihey will onuse great loss to Invented
It la by no meann unllkoly thatfor
elgn Rovernmenln, especially the
United States and Clormnny nnd pos
sibly Hnglnnd, may be called upon
to Interfere, It they liavo not been
renuosted to do mi already.
Cabrera appears to bo maintaining
himself In nfllca purely nnd simply by
force. Numerous tale ot political
prisoners being shot to doath by Uiolr
guards, noting undor his order, arc
being circulated. It Is said that 600U
refugees In Salvador and as many
mare In Mexico and Honduras arc
ready lo take up arms ugalnst Ca
Louisville. July 12. A special;
from Williamson. W. Vn.. says:
Kllaa Hatfield, tho noted desperado,
and son of "Dovll Anso" Hntnald.'
leader of the Hntflold-McCoy feud tllnti
cost lit lives, surrendered to (lov. At
klneon of West Vlrglnln In person yes
tcrdny nt dray. Hatfield shot Sheriff;
Hills a wcok ngo and has been holding
off a posso In tho Kentucky moun
tains. Ho ont word that ho would
surrender to Oov. Atkinson only.
(low Atkinson and guards arrlvod at
arny after him. Hatfield Imme
diately approached and snook nnuuic
with tho governor. Tho prisoner lefti
with the governor for Huntington.
Hatfield looks for acquittal on tho
ground ot self-defense.
Baltimore, Md., July 11. Following
are tho new southern enterprises re
ported by the Manufacturers' Keeord:
Arkansas. An lee factory nt Forest
City, the purchase ot 10,000 acres at
llrjnn n MhoVrMik.
Summit of Pike's Psak, Colo., Jul)
II. Han. William J. llrynn came up
yesterday (rem Colorado Springs. The
entire ascent at the peak was one con
tinual ovation, enmps being decked
timber land, tho drelnpmenl ot which J mil In the national enters and scores
for lumber will necessitate the eree- of pleasure seekers from all over the
lion ot two sawmills and the building eeunlry wero lined up along the
of from eight to ten miles at railway, 1 track to cheer the silver leader as tho
Alabama. Waterworks nt Oneonlo,
tho orectlon of between 000 nnd 700
cake ovens upon tho properties secur
ed In the recent largo deals.
Florida. An electric light plant
and telephone exchange nt Motitloollo;
machine shops nnd roundhouse at Ml
Georgia. An ochre mill nt Carters
Ho received the following dispatch
from J. J. Dlekey, western superin
tendent of the Western Union Tele
graph company, dated at Denver:
"I congratulate you on your eleva
tion." Mr. llryan sent the following reply:
J. J. Dlekey, Denver: Thanks. Wo
vlllo; a cotton mill of BOOO spludliw J reached the tap In safely. The nver-
nnd loo looms ut aroeusboro; n crco
soling plnnt nt Augusta; n planing
mill, sash nnd door factory at Mneon.
Kentucky. Stovo foundry nt Au
gusta! distillery at Louisville.
Louisiana. A $O,000 rice mill at
(luoydan; a rice mill at lwsterwood,
with dally capacity of 300 Imrrels.
Maryland. A mill to develop Umber
lands nt Frlendsvlle; telsphone facto
ry at Dalllmore; butter dish factory at
Mississippi. Waterworks and sew
orane at Aberdeen; rebuilding of for
tl1' vr factory at Meridian.
North Carol Ini) lllo mill nt Fu
yottovlllo; addition to sash-card fao
llocklngham; factory at Hllsaueth
City; enlargement ot cotton mills nt
Mayndnn; grain elevator ot 10,000
bushels' capacity at Halelgh:
story cotton mill with capacity of SOW
spindles and 310 looms at Bholuy.
Booth Carollnn. Flour mill at
Vorkvlllo; saw mill with dally capacity
ot 40,000 feet ot lumber; dry kilns at
Tonnoseeo. Three hundred coke
ovens In connection with the develop
ment of 300,000 acres of mm! land In
age grade of the road being one foot
to sixteen. WILLIAM J. 11HYAN.'
The day was ns perfect as has been
;kcu here, nnd (here was no difficulty
In seeing Denver and Pueblo nnd
mountain peaks 110 miles distant.
To lla 1rtetlit Agnlntt.
Paris. July 11. It Is rumored that
as a result of the revelation of the In
human cruelty procured upon Dreyfua
while on Devil's Island, M. Lettatt. the
minister who was responsible for the
orders to M. Daniel while In charge of
tho pennl settlement where Dreyfus
was confined will beproceededngnlnst,
tho government not confining lis no
tion to tho dismissal of M. Dsnlel.
M. Dtfordl, tho handwriting export,
who testified tlmt Dreyfus was the nil
twoJtbor of tho hordereun, still remains at
me neau or mo nntiiropomotrlc do
partmont. but has been deprived of
his olllclnl duties.
Huron Ilnulnoy. another of tho arts
tacratle promoters of the domonstrn
itlon against Lobet at Autell, has boon
It Is understood that M. I-oubet
also desired lo pardon llaron Christl-
anl, who made the assault on lilm.luit
Cumberland. Itoano nnd otbsr coun- the cabinet decided that this was oulto
Una. n.l.llll.i.. n tlx. nlr.nl .I... .....
oik or lite question.
plant ut 7.I110
Washington, July 12. Surgeon Ocn
srnl Sternberg has rccolved two cables
from MoJ. O'llellly, chief surgeon at
Havunn. regarding tho yellow fever
situation. In the first he says:
"Hnvnrd ut Santiago telegraphs re
vised list showing 122 cases, with 24
deaths. Including four officers Fibri
nous. Clondennln, MoUughlln and
Htwole; also twenty civilian cases
and live deaths. No casmt in camp In
last throe days. Headquarters or
lerd to Interior."
Tho other dispatch reports two addi
tional cas of yellow fever at Man
ranlllo, live In all,
UcUflioil frniu iJimrHi.lliif.
Skin Francisco. Col., July 12.-te
passengers who arrived here from the
orient on the steamer Nippon Marnu.
and who wcro quarantined on account
of suspicious deaths of som ot the
imsscugers, who were supposed to havo
died of tho bubonic plague, were re
leased train quarantine yesterday, attrr
a confinement ot fourteen days.
Hiluenlart of Ouloril Ymitll,
Detroit, Mich., July 12. Thoro wcro
about 136 delegates present yostordny
In tho convention of tho Amorlcnn,
Association of Kducntors of Colored
Youth when Hov. 8. W. Ilraden re-.
quested Hint tho commlttecon rcsolu-
Hons take somo action on tho talk,
of W. W. Uoyd of St. 1nils before the.
Christian Undcavor convention. Uoyd's,
,i.,.t iinv llrniif.ii nlilpcted 10'
nuiuo niwv tun.
were: "If Christ wcro In tho south,
and his mother or his wife or daughter)
wnr-niiiriinnit llV a nCSTO lirlltC. WOUldj
he rcsont It?" wcro followed by a par
tlnl dotenso ot lynching.
I'nlnl In 1 1.
Now York, July 12.-Flre In a crowd
ed nva-story tonomont In Monroo
street early yostorday morning rcsult-j
od In tho fatal Injury to five persons.
and the overcoming by smoke of eight
Fatally Injured: Mr Ileberca llnsok,
Itoso llnsok, her daughter. 12 yoars, In
haled firo; Mrs. Tllllo Silver, burned on;
tho head and body; Itoslo Silver,
daughter, six years old, burned on
head and body. Sam London, who,
boarded with tho Silver family, was
burned on the head and body and In
To fro r hl 1t.
London, July 12. Tho house of lords
last evening passed tho second reading
of tho bill requiring shopkeopers lo
provide scats for tholr assistant by
a voto of 73 In favor to 2S opposed.
Tho marquis ot Salisbury, prime min
ister nnd secretary) of state for foreign
affaire, spoko and voted against tho
tics; addition to the
mines nt Mossy Creek.
Toxos. Distillery at Fort Worth,
doubling tho capacity of tin cotton
mill nt Cuuro; round bale ginnery at
Vlrglnln.-Inoronslng rapacity of
tho Iron furnace nt llrlstol; replacing,
a lire-proof foundry at Lynchburg; n
stave mill at Itnannke; Increasing ca
pacity ot Hour mill at Dublin; saw
mill at Iladford.
Wost Virginia. Sixty coke ovens nt
Ilonwood; wntorworks at Montgomery;
electric light plant nt Point Pleasant.
Washington, July II. A-tlng under
Instructions from tho president. Adjt.
(Ion. Corbln has sent telegraphic In
structions to den. Urnoko. command
ing In Cuba, den. Otis In tho Philip
pines nnd (Icn. Davis in Porto ltlco,
to glvo provisional recognition to tho
Spnnlsh consular ofllcluts In those Is
lands. They have beon notified ot the
appointment of various consular mil
olals of Spain ncrrcdlted to tho mili
tary department undor tholr Jurisdic
tion, nnd directed thorn to permit
them to oxorelso tholr appropriate con
I'tiMglit lAUn n TlernM.
Chicago, III., July 11. Mrs. Ann
Hlltalieth IngcrHOll of Pnliiosvlllc O.,
who kidnaped little demld I.nplnor,
was taken to the Jollet penitentiary
i yesterday. She fought like a tigress,
j and It required three men to take bar
from hor cell lo the cab In tho J u II
Handcuffs wore placed upon the
woman, hut slip twisted ono hnnd free,
i struck Jnllcr Whltmnn In the faco and
tore her clothes unit off.
Whon the Jail olllco was reached tho
aged kidnaper threw hciself upon tho
floor, toro hnndfuls of Iwilr from her
heud. srrnnmlng and kicking with
frantic rneigy nt tho Jailer and his
assistants. She was flnnlly curried out
bodUy and hold by main force on tho
rldo to the depot.
nmintUrr Vntlj Hlnni1.
Taeemn, Wash., July 10, Tho Fair
banks-Poster Alaskan boundary party
returned from the north yosterday and
Interviews with mombera at tho parly
Indicate tlmt tho watershed an White
wm. hack at Hkagway ana uyea, win
be accepted as the International boun
dary line at that point. The White
and Chllcoot passes constitute the
storm center ot the Alaska boundary.
t these pclnts the Canadians hotie to
secure concessions lunt win enauie
them to secure a port of entry Into the
Klondike gold fields. All other parts
at tho country thereabouts where con
cessions art looked for are ot little Im
portance compared with Lynn eannl,
which Is the key to tho situation. Sen
ator Fairbanks, when Interviewed,
placed importance on the fact that he
must stt with tLe Joint high commis
sion In August, but declined to state
what lines ot argument he would take.
Hegardlng boundary matters that
wore discussed during the four weeks
spent In Alaska Senator Foster de
clined to apeak.
Personally," he added, " I am op
posed to yielding an Inch ot United
States territory. A careful Investlga
lion, however, demonstrates that there
may be different constructions placed
upon the treaties Involved as regards
ihannols, the situation at looser Islands
nnd tho like. Hut In the main tho
United Stale Is plainly given n strip
nt territory north ot Portland cnnnl, or
thereabouts, ten marine leagues In
land, oxcept whero n woll defined
mountain raitgn plnces tho Iwundary
nearer the coast. Mnny contend that
tho watersheds Imrk ot Sagway and
Dyeo are the dividing lino. On tho ono
sldo are! tho headwaters ot tho Yukon
and on tho other the streams (lowing
Into Lynn canal, lletween those two
districts thoro Is a chain ot mountains
which, In tho opinion ot some, bring
tho boundnry line some eighteen
mlU nearer the coast. Thin seems to
be a fair expression ot the American
view ot tho boundary question, lly
this construction of the treat) It is
held Hngland will receive tho joflt
of every point tlmt can bo fairly and
honestly granted. On tho other hand,
howovor, tho Canadians nnd many of
tho English hold Hint tho boundary
should bo drawn thirty miles or ton
mnrlno tongues Inland from tho head
lands, lly such n construction ot
courso Lynn canal would bo an Inlet
Into Canadian territory nnd ten ma-
rlno loaguoa inland from tho headlands
at tho cntrnnco would bo many miles
south of Skagwny and Dyca and hones
Canada and Hngland would havo tho
covctrd port ot entry without a ques
tton ot doubt. Ah I look upon It per
Honally, Lynn cnnnl Is a part of tho
ocean, therefore, It would bo unfair
to draw a lino thirty miles Inland
from tho wntcrs to bodies ot water of
that nnture and call It tho boundary
under tho troaty."
As the consequence of a lookout at
Tampa, Fk., WW elyarmakors are un
employed. Dr. 1C U Hamilton, ono at Arkansas'
most prom I u en t physicians, died at
ItlchiHoiid. that state.
lly the bursting ot the cylinder of
a steam thrasher near (llarksvllle,
Tetin., three men were badly Injured.
W. 1). Uoyd, n promlner.t young bus
Inssa man ut Jackson. Miss., died from
the offsets ot on overdose at morphine.
Postmaster 1). II. Hniltli at Opellkn,
Ala., has rocelved from Washington n
balance af $M.0i due him for servlcta
rondercd In 1S0S.
H. W. Wealher'urd. an engineer on
the Roiitherti railway, was aseaiMlnated
whllo asleep In n ooaeh at Tussumbln,
Ala. Ills son Is under arrest ahargod
with the deed.
The eighth annual convention ot the
Southern (1 rowers' association was held
at Ashovlllo, N. C, and was tho larg
est and most onthuslnstlo In the hls
tor ot the nssoolntlon.
Tho Chattanooga Southern railway
I having refused to accept tho valuation
placed upon Its property In Georgia a
board ot arbitration Is to bo appointed
to adjust the matter.
Mrs. L. A. ltlco, a resident of San
Antonio, dropped dend of hoar! disease
while walking along a street in Atlan
ta, On. Mrs. ltlco was n nlcoo ot for
mer President Tyler nnd a first cousin
of tho Into (len. Hobort It. Leo.
Tommy White, tho boy who Is
charged with murdering his father,
mothor nnd slstora near Athens, Ala.,
ns captured at Montgomery. Ho
olnlms a man named Lawsou killed his
father and thon mndo him murder his
mothor nnd sisters.
About fifty men omploycd In a tie
oa in p on Wildcat mountain, twenty
miles from Fort Smith, Ark., drank
wnter from an old woll nnd everyone
was taken sick. Several have died. The
woll had not bun used tor sevoral
Seattle, Wash., July 11. The con
gressional party, Inoludlng Messrs.
Pnync, Hull, Steolo, Heatwole, DaWell
and Warner, arrived here yostorduy
front Alaska. Thoy expressed (hem
solves well pleased with their trip.
Congressman Payne, who Is a mom-
bcr ot tho Joint high commission, gavo
special attention to tho boundary ques
Washington, July 11. The secreta
ry ot agriculture has been appealed to
on bohalf of tho Hood sufferers ot
Texns to send a supply of
corn tor their use Ho has
been compelled to decline ns the de
partment has no appropriation for
such a purpose. Secretary Wilson Is
sending nut all the quick-growing gnr
don seeds tho department has In store
with the hope that they may he plant
ed In time to bo productive this sea
son. A telegram (o tho secretary
from the chairman of tho Houston ro-
lief committee estimates the number
ot plantors affected nt 16,000. Ho says
they are In great distress.
To ll UUfttj In CnllikUrnl,
St. Petersburg, July IS.Tho
mains ot tho eznrowltoh will
lirauitht here and Interred In the cathe
dral of the fortress.
Telegrams of condolence huve been
rccolved from Queen Victoria, King
Humbert and other sovereigns.
Tlio late grand duke was an Ilngllsh
scholar and an earnest student of nn
Ttl matters. He onto tmnslaUd Cnpt.
Alfred T. Ms ban's "Inlluelies of fa
Powor Upon IllaUiry."
Washington, July 12. The leerelary
t slats has tent Ambassador Csmbon
of fnttm an answer to the tatter's
meHt (titer submitting the clalR. of
MUs Iran Favre tor ! 10,00 damages
attending the rapture of the French
stoamer Ollnde Itodrlguez, on which
he was a iMMssenier, by the cruiser
New Qrloana durlag the blockade ot
riaii Juan. The secretary reviews the
iarln in niHeh dotal I, ami states tho
roHclHtlon that tua uoverutusnt Is not
liable ni this claim.
Hrl In 8frrlry.
T ondon, July 12. The parliamentary
socretary for tho war ofllce, Mr.
Wyndhnm. replying to a question In
the house af commons yesterday, snld
the communication published by the
London Times on July S giving tho
uamos or liritlsii niucers uetniiou m
proceed to Snnlfe Africa to organise
tlin farces there, had been sent with
the knowledae af the marquis of
Undsdown, secretary of state for War.
The resldsnce of Mrs Mollle Shack-
leU, at Austin, valurd at (8000, burned.
Washington, July ll-Charles B.
nthus, 41 years of ago, formerly a
well-known hotel man of this city,
bet ad killed hlmsolf yesterday. He
was at one time a proprietor at me
ICbUlt house ami later at Wormlsy's
hotel, but the latter Merprlse proved
a failure, llrood hk over this ana
other misfortunes. Including the loss
of his wife some titac sue. are ill
causes ascribed for the rash act.
Martin fur Clinlriiutn,
Itlohmond, Vn., July 11. Senator"
Thomas SI. Martin of Vlrglnln Is to be
boomed by his friends for tho chair
manship of tho national Democratic
committee. The movement has boeu
quietly englneorcd by some oasteru
and southern Democrats who are tnt
pleated with the manner In which the
!p- Is being oonductod liy Chairman
inrtln Is looked upon nn one af the
best political organizers In the country.
Street rnr riots at Loudon, Ont.,
caused much excitement.
All lint Una Klllail,
Columbus, O., July 10. All but ono
of tho members of tho family otWlt
llnm llclnhard of this city wore killed
and tho remaining one wis badly In
Jurcd by a Dig Four passenger train
yesterday. Tho dead:
William Itelnhnrd, aged 41; IUchnel
Ilolnhnrd. his wife, aged 40; William
Itolnhard, 14; Arthur Ilolnhnrd,
Hnrl Itolnhard, 7; lldwnrd Ilolnhnrd, G
Injured: Clarence Itolnhard. aged 14
rnllnr bono broken
Mr. nnd Mrs. Itelnhnrd nnd their
llvo children wcro out for at nftcrnoon
drive nnd wero passing over tho Wood
ward avenue railroad crossing when
Dig Four passenger train crashed into
Jacksboro vote- to Incorporate,
Oranit tlitUa 0-a,l
St. Petersburg, July 11. The grand
duke, ncorgt.. brother of tho aznr, Is
dead. Tho grand duke, (leorgc, ot Hub
slit was born April 27. 1871, and had
been In III health for n number of
years, suffering from consumption.
Tho heir apparent died nt tho Imp-trial
palaro In the cnueasus, where he
had been milling for his health's
The grand duke died of n violent
and sudden hemorrhage af the throat.
Salt Lnko City, Utah, July 10. A
warrant based upon a complaint sworn
to by a represontatlvo ot a Now York
nowspapor linn boon Issued from
County Attorney Putnam's ofllce far
President Angus M Cannon ot tho
Mormon church, charging him with
polygamy, which Is cited ns bo lug con
trary to law. Tho affiant cites a Ions
list ot witnesses In support ot the
abovo charge, Including Senator Can
non, Martlm A. Hughos Cannon, wlto
ot Angus M. Cannon; Ixircnzo Snow,
president of tho Church of Jesus Christ
of Lnttor Day Saints; Oov. Wells,
(leorgo Q. Cannon, counsol for tho
First Presbytorlan church; Joseph F.
Smith, Herbert J. Orant nnd J. T.
Hammond, secretary ot state.
fight nt I'laiilr,
Nathvllle, Tonn., July 10. Near
Plkovlllo, Tonn., nt n picnic Saturday
n battlo ooourrcd, In which eight men
wore cither fatally or seriously
wounded. On ono sldo wero three
IIovo brothers nnd ICas llnnklns; on
the other side Carroll Hoals, two
hrothors and his son. Kit Reals was
fatally wounded In the broast, Carroll
Seals was shot In the shoulder and leg,
Hrvln Seals Is hit In tho thigh, whllo
lias Hanklns Is wounded In the head
fatally. A man nnmcd Wlllard hod
his head fractured with n club.
Tho body, badly mutilated, of an un
known .man was found nn the Tyler
Southeastern railway track, near Claw
ChwrEil Willi Kllllns l'llun.
Denver, Oolo.. July 12. Atvln II.
imulel at Denver and J. A. II. Hlllult
of Kansas City were arrested last night
an warrRHts issued bp Justice Nichols
af Oolilen. on complaint of the humane
,wwlty, on a charge ot killing pigeons.
Tho Colorado law permits the shooting
at pigeons at (he trap, but the humane
society claims It Is Invalid. Daniels,
who Is a millionaire, will test the law
In the highest oourts. This Is the re
sult of the recent match between Itlll
olt and Daniels for the Dupvnt cup.
The Central Texan Medical associa
tion convened at Waeo on the uiu.
Attorney General Smith has re-elveJ
letters from the attorney general of
Ohio and IHtlslana, expressive at their
desire to attend the anti-trust confer-
Charges ot alleged violation ot elvll
service rules against Senator (lalllnier
are being Investigated.
flrirklayers at work on the oil will
and Hoard block, at Paris. Tex., who
were getting H &O per day, struck
Areminnlaa llrr I'nlh-r.
Washington, July 11. One ui the
happiest women In Washington Is
Miss Annie Wheeler, the (daughter of
Qen. Joe Wheoler. Iko Is got ax to ac
company her father to the Philippines.
Miss Wheeler has ueen appointed a
nurse by the vnr department, and so
she goes In an oltlelal capacity.
flhe studied herself for tho commls-
ton. mid after her record In the hos
pitals In Culm and the camps In this
country tnu ueparimeni grained nr
I.HIga Hum IMnitanrait,
Carrolllon, O., July 10. Two thou
sand six hundred nnd eleven dollars
In an Iron box, shipped by the Amsr
lean Ilxpross company far the J. II.
Somen) Coal company of Cleveland, to
pay Its minora, were mysteriously sto
lon from the depot In which the ex
press company bad IU olllee. There
Is no elew to the thieves.
A score at miners are reported
have died at scurvy In Alaska.
Washington. July It.-Tbe (Imeler
has arrived at Singapore. She earrli
a lame earsjo of fresh refrigerated
Iwot, IhIms1s4 for the Hoot In the
Philippines, The aavy department Is
greatly inlarsotod in tho Mseeos ot
thta experimental ohlpmsnt, aa we
now make hoary pure moms of Austra
lian beef for the supply of the fleet In
Km it tun.
Llnsoln. Ns July 10. W. J. llryan
has denied that a carload of melons
toot him by J. II. MeHnehern & Oe.,
at Morvsn, Q., was Intended ns a gift
He was merely asked to plaee them
en the market here, lie turned tno
our over to a merchant, who sold the
melons and paid the freight bill.
Midway. Ky., July 11. Meter With-
erspoon. n leading trotting nurscman
and capitalist, had a terrible light yes
terday with Matthew Martin, a brother
of State Senator Henry M. Martin,
over n business misunderstanding.
Martin drew a pistol nnd It Is claimed
Wlthorspoon drew a knife. When the
men wore separated after much dllll
cully Marlin was badly cut and may
die. Wltherspoon was unhurt. Mar
Un't pistol was not tired.
Three oajes at plague are reported
at Alexandria, llsypl.
Illcclrlral WorU-n Nlilka.
Washington, July 11. About 100
mombera at the local electrical work
ers 'union, comprising nearly all such
wurkmen In the elty, strusk yesterday
for a raise from 2 to fCBQ to $3 per
day, and far eight Instead af nine
hours work per day.
W. P. MtQuIre was ground to pieces
by a train at liurkholts, Milam eounty,
(len. Joo Wheeler Is to sail from
San Franselsco for Manila on the 20ih.
Admiral Cervera has been acquitted
by court-martial ot blamt) In connec
tion with the destruction ot his Heel
In the batt'.e ot S.ntlaso harbor.
In attempting to Jump out ot his
vehicle during a runaway at Hender
son. M. (luest was dragged several test
and killed. His head struck a bridge
nnd his body was so badly torn as to
bo almost unrecognisable.
Leroy MeHlroy, a former clerk In the
Richelieu hotel. San Franolseo, was
arrested at Chicago, ohargi witn
stealing 16000 worth of diamonds from
two Uoaton ladr guests of tnat Hotel.
Us confess ed.
Washington, July 10, Dlip.itches
have been received at tho suite de
partment from l rosldcnt gohtirmnn
ot the Philippine commission giving
some account of his Journey to thi
southern Island ot the nruhlpo ago.
He finds the condition In mcst ot tho
Islands extremely gratifying. Them
Is a dlsKMltlon almost everywhere
south ot Luzon to accept American
sovereignty. President khiirinnn ex
pects to arrive at San Francisco about
Waililnatuii killing fliiltliad.
Washington, July JO. The Nt ar-
agua canal commission hu flnlshel Its
present session t Washington, and the
members scattered to wind up their
personal and professional business ba
te re starting for the field. It has
been settled that the field fores taken
from this country will number about
seventy-five, all told, in addition to
wbatevor local help may be picked up
an the Isthmus. Scene ot operation
will be visited.
ltooioT'll Ml Ulilla llniiia.
Washington, July 10. Oov. Roose
velt ot New York arrived Saturday af
ternoon and went to tho whlto bouiw
with his baggage.
Ills being a guest ot the president)
confirms the belief that wben he
stated recently that bo was not ft
procidentia! candidate, but In favor of,
McKlnloy's rsnomlnatlon, be meant It
Roosevelt expects to make the rasa la
1901, and expects to havo UcKialey
support Uia, as McKlnlsy has faU fteirj