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RUSSIANS DETAIN 1RITISH MAIL 8TEAMER8 THREE HOURS GERMAN AND ENGLISH PRESS INDIGNANT Passage of Volunteer Fleet Through Dardanolleo May Cause Internation al Interference Japan 8orry?That Other Nations May Take a Hand LONDON: The Dally Mail's Aden correspondent says that the British 'steamers Woodcock and Dalmatia wore held up by the Russians in the lied Sea and detained for three hours. The correspondent says that the captain of the Russian volunteer l'loct steamer St. Petersburg ha3 no tified the British residents nt Aden to wire the British consuls at Suez nnd Port Said that he would seize any British steamer bound for the Far East if the contents of th'elr packages were not clearly shown on their manifests, according to inter national law. Too Daily Mail's St. Petersburg cor respondent says that two more steam ers of the Russian volunteer fleot'now at Odessa have received confidential orders to leave this week for the Red Sea and to seize British vessels which are alleged to be carrying contraband of war. ADEN: The British steamer Persia was forcibly detained for an hour in the Red 8ea by the Russian volunteer fleet steamer Smolensk, which trans ferred to the Persia a portion of the Japanese mails seized on the North German Lloyd steamer Prinz Hc.inrich July 15. The Smolensk confiscated two bags of the Prinz Heiurich's mail destined for Nagasaki. TOKIO: Russia's seizure of mails in the Red Sen, its interference with vessels of Germany and England and its disposition to send embroy .war ships to the Dardanelles are deplored by Japan, as threatening to involve other nations In the war. The Japanese contend that the regu lar mails are legally Immune from confiscation. They demand that St. Petersburg restrain the Russian ships in the Red Sea and cease its attempts to force the sultan to abuse his neu trality. The Toklo government is anxious that the world should leave Russia and Japan to settle their quar rel unmolested. BERLIN: The newspapers strike a sharper note in discussing the seiz ure of mails from the Prinz Heinrich and raise a unanimous demand for a Bpeedy apology. The Tageblatt re fers to the trial which the Prussian authorities began on July J 2 at Koen Igsberg, at the instance of the Russian government against seven social democrats accused of smuggling an archistic literature into Russia, and says: "It Is not a bad Jest of history that this infringement of international law should strike precisely that power which unmistakably reveals Itself at Koenigsberg as to a too subservient tool of Russian reaction and- police ar bitrariness." LONDON: The Suez correspon dent of the Dally Mall, under date of July 19 says: "The German steamer Sambla, It Is Ftated, has been seized by the Rus sians and is expected here within a day or two." The Constantinople correspondent of the Daily Mail In a dispatch dated July 18, says: "A Russian cruiser has just passed through from Odessa with several guns covered with canvas on her dqek. She also caroled torpclo tubes. " RITI8H NATION AROUSED Very Bitter Feeling Against Russia on Account of Piratical Attacks LONDON: The Associated Press Interviewed many prominent persons connected In close touch with the gov ernment relative to the solzure of British vessels by steamers of the Russian volunteer fleet in the Red Sea. As a result of theso inquiries there is shown to bo a remarkable hostility against Russia, of the bit terness and strength almost without precedent since the Crimean war, !Even the most conservative, who have been in tho service of the government for many years and who openly de plored the haste with which they thought Groat Britain had plunged, into the Transvaal war, now frankly declare for a policy of reprisal against what is regarded here as Russf.i's vio lation of treatios and her piratical at tack on British commerce. The war like tone of such papers as tho Times, tho Standard, tho Morning Post and the Daily Telegraph, which in national crisis heretofore almost in variably have advised caution, has had its Inevitable effect. There has been stirred up a storm of indignation among all classes in the United King dom, the strength of which the gov ernment itself can scarcely gaugo. These who deplore the outbreak of the war between Japan nnd Russia and insisted 'publicly and privately that Great Britain, suffering finan cially after her South African experi ence, must not, at all costs, be drawn into the far eastern 'struggle, arc now among the most outspoken c,oniplons of a physical force that wi. jvent the repetition of the Malacco incident in the Red sea. LARGE MELONS WANTED Horticultural Exhibits Needed for the World's Fair GUTHRIE: C. A. McNabb, who has charge of the agriculaurtal and hor ticultural exhibits from Oklahoma at the World's fair, has written to tho secretary of the territorial board of agriculture that he wants 100 of tho best watermelons grown In Oklahoma this year. These melons should weigh from fifty to one hundred pounds each, Any melon grower who wants to send an extra large melon should prune or pinch off all of tho melons but one or two, supply plenty of water to the roots and the vine and then watch them grow. Mr. Mc Nabb also states that a car load of Oklahoma watermelons of prime qual ity is wanted at the World's fair Okla homa day, September 6. Any persons having melons, fruits, vegetables or other products of extra fine quality, which they desire to have exhibited t the World's fair should correspond either with Mr. McNabb, who may be reached by addressing in care of Oklahoma World's fair commission at St. Louis, or with Secretary J. B. Tho burn of the territorial board of agrl culture at Guthrie. CHARGES AGAINST BEAUCHAMP Enid Bank Failure Causes More Trouble for Officials ENID: Charges against Associate Judge Beauchamp of the Fifth Judicial distirct of Oklahoma have been filed with the department of the Interior at Washington in connection with Beau champ's having appointed a receiver for the Citizens' bank of this place, which failed April 20. It Is alleged that the judge had a loan of about $6,000 from the bank and had no au thority in appointing Robert Denton, who is Beauchamp's intended son-in-law, as reclver for the same. There are said to be several charges In con nection with the above bank which has not yet been made public! Feminine Way "Have you read that new novel everybody is talking about?" asked the first dear girl. "Only the last chapter," replied doaT girl the second. "I wonder how it begins?" THE WOMAN'S CORNER TOPICS PERTAINING TO BOTH KITCHEN AND BOUDOIft. Plaited Bolero an Attractive Costume Fancy Blouse Waist Belt an Im portant Accessory to the Summer Wardrobe. Belts and Girdles. The belt Is one of the most Impor tant accessories In tho summer ward robe. Kid reigns supremo for outdoor wear, but the deep, 1830 girdles of heavy moire antique or tri-shaded soft Loulslne ribbon are the correct things for setting on tho fluffy frock, with Its frills and flounces. There was a time when woman thought ono belt a season all that was necessary. Times havo changed, and now she must havo at least a dozen leather and silk belts to be at all Aell strapped together. The most chic kid belts are six inches in widtli and are finished In the back with three scallops and three flat brass buttons of not oxtrome size. The fastening may bo a brass buckle, eight inches long, with long, sharp prongs piercing tho kid. The buckle alone costs 4. The simplest while swlss or dimity gown can be made to look really hand some with the aii of a stunning white moire girdle, especially if a half dozen imported buttons of the kind that puts aomo jewels to shame arc employed in Its construction. Intended to hold the sash ribbon firm ly. It is placed in the center of the back and tho girdlo adjusts Itself In uuiuiai ium: iiuiu una poiiu. Fry Fish in Olive Oil. Any fish' fried In olive oil will be found more delicious than If either butter or lard has been employed. However, nono but the ry best Im ported oil should be ukocI, nnd it should bo allowed to come to a "blue heat" before the fish is put In. This can bo tested by throwing in little pieces of bread with the crust re moved. If they bocome a golden brown while one counts ten the oil is about nt tho right temporature. Use sufllclcnt to float the fish, as it is one oi the paradoxes of tho kitchen that the more greaso used In frying, lh less grof v will be tho article fried. Plaited Bolero. Jaunty little Jackets of all sorts aro to be notod among the smartest and lat est models, but no one of them all is m o r o attractive than the plaited bolero with wide sleeves of elbow length. This very excellent example is made of taffeta and trimmed with silk braid, but is adapted to all soasonablo materials, while tho trimming can bo varied again and again, and when like l the entire stole and collar can bo of lace or applique, or various other devices can be employed for further elaborat ing the design. The bolero consists of fronts, back and sleeves. The back is laid in a broad box plait at the centre, with out ward turning plaits at each side and the fronts In outward turning plaits for their entire width. These plaita and the outermost ones extend over the armseye seams, so giving the broad shoulder line. The sleeves are in bell shape and box plaited, falling loosely over the full ones of the fash ionable waist. At the neck is a collar with stole endB, which is applied over the jacket on indicated lines. The quantity 'of material required for the medium size is 4 yards 21 inches wide, 3 yards 27 inches wide or 2 yards 44 inches wide, with 6 yards of braid to trim as illustrated Just a Hint. y A novelty veiling, which Is at tractive because of the odd combina tion, has royal blue and grass green designs on a navy blue foundation. Each figure is made up in equal parts of the two shados, the pattern being an oval. The edge is neatly finished with an inch wide hem. All sorts of fabric and silk gloves are. on the market, the coolest of all being the open meshed silk. They will stand very hard wear and are of fered in a variety oL stylos. For driving, meshed silk with soft leather palms are sold. These are the proper wear for golf If any gloves at all are required. Nothing much easier has yet been devised for. the draping of a girdle than the- latest former on the market. This is simply a narrow blade of steel, some four Indies in length. At either end are tiny teetll ind slides JBu wWcwMasflB (1 1 Mjilf9CBki TO Jffes Fancy Blouse Waist. Waists made with fancy yoke of various sort nro among the favorites of the season, and are exceedingly a t tractive both in the fashionable thin silks and the Y Ir.KhiW Una that aro so well liked. This ono is peculiarly charming and h made of mercerized batiste with a yoke niado of bandings of the material held by faggottlng, and Is trimmed with Teneriffe wheels. The material being washable the lining Is omitted but when silk or wool fabrics are used tho fitted foundation is in every way to be desired. When liked the yoke can bo of all-over material or it can be made from either laco or other or namental banding held together by Ftltchlngs or by banding of a contrast ing sort. Tho waist consists of the fitted lin ing, front, backs and yoke. Both the waist aud sleeves are laid in fine tucks, which are stitched for a portion of their length only, and which pro vide soft fulness below. The yoke ifi separate and arranged over the waist, tho closing being made at the centra back. The quantity of material required for the medium size is 4 yards 21 inches wide, 3 yards 27 inches wide or 2Va yards 44 Inches wide, with 15 yards of banding or 1 yard of all-over material 18 inches wide for yoke and cuffs and yard of silk for belt. Misses' Blouse Waist. Young girls are always charming when wearing full waists made of soft material. This one is peculiarly at tractive and includes an. oddly shaped yoke which is eminently becoming and which gives the drobplng shoul der line. As shown the material It embroidered ba tiste, with yoke and cuffs of Val enclennes lace fin ished with little ruches of plain muslin, and Is un lined, but there are innumerable fabrics which are equally appropri ate. Many simple silks of the season are quite sufficiently youthful and such light weight wools as chal He and veiling will be worn the sea son through in addition to the large number of cotton and linen fabrics offered. The waist consists of the fitted lin ing, front and backs with the yoke, and is closed invisibly at the back. When lined the yoke can be left free at the lower edge if preferred, but when the lining is omitted It Is at tached permanently at its lower edpe on Indicated Uses. The sleeves are the favorite ones of the season and at the waist is worn a soft crushed belt. The quantity of material required for the medium size (14 years) is 4V4 yards 21 Inches wide, Stf yards 11 inches wide and 1T yards 44 inches wide, with 94 yard of all-over lace aa yard of silWfor belt.