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1"roday's the Day and the Show Is Here RH A GROUP OF MERRY JESTERS WITH RINGLING BROS' CIRCUS. Show will be given on South Fifth s street east. Parade will start at *:80 o'clock this morning. Line of march: South Fifth to Biggins avenue; acros bridge, north to Main; on Main to Woody; on Woody to Railroad; on Railroad to Higgins; on Higgins to South hn the early dawn, this morning, the irst of the four long, yellow trains ,'buieg the circus will wind its way pbnto lsaoula. If about that time any walidful oltisen hears a noise on the .atorning air that sounds like a reunion 6f d*g wheels he need not be disturbed. It will simply be the simultaneous cx plolson of a number of alarm clocks the openilig salute on the arrival of cireus day. Today will be the one glad day in the year when we are all boys and girls aganl, for it will not alone be the fond little Willies who will be down to the ailtoad tracks to see the trains come ip, but all the grownup Willies whom time has matered into Williams and Mills. The Ringling Brothers are go lag to bring into the city today the largest circus they have ever traveled with, and their record is one of ful filled promises, and there is a modest young man in town who says that this year they are not only going to do all they advertise but add compound in terest to it. The first train, known as "the Fly aing quadron," left Btutte at 10 o'clock last night and brought the commissary 'department and the smaller tents that SAVIAORS GATHER I IN CHICAGO MANY OF THE SETTER KNOWN I SIRDMEN WILL TAKE PART IN THE GREAT MEET. Chicago. Ad. 11.--Virtually all the better-known Amerecan aviators and a dozen foreign flyers are here to night teady fur the opening of the international aviation meet tomorrow. i The daily duration events start Gt 3 o'clock. The financial returns to the avia- I torn will be in direct proportion to I the actual time they remain In the I air. This plan was adopted as the mnost likely to Insure efforts for rec ords. Ansan inspiration to make continued attempts to go higher and further, each aviator will receive an addl- I tional $2 a minute whllq In the air. The nine-day program includes a dally duration test, a daily speed con- I test for both monoplanes and bl planes, a cross-country, over-water event and an altitude event. In addi tion there will be passenger-carrying and trick flying contests. NEWSPAPER PLANT WRECKED., Louisville, Ky., Aug. .11--Following an explosion in the engraving depart ment, fire this morning wrecked the building of the Loulville Herald anlt destroyed the plant. The explosion oc curred after all editions had been plul lished and comparatively few persona were in the building at the time. The loss will amount to about $115,000. KILLS HERSELF AND 80ON. New York, Aug. 11.-After two un successful attemlpts, Mrs. . stautiek of 'Hlbbing, Minn., ended her lIfe and that of her 6-year-old son, Leo, today by inhaling ras in a room in a Broad way hotel. Mrs. Sautiek was to sail this morning for Austria. Fall Beauties NEW TAN BUTTON BOOTS NEW SUEDE BUTTON BOOTS NEW VELVET BUTTON BOOTS NEW PATENT BUTTON BOOTS NEW GUNMETAL BUTTON BOOTS NEW STYLE LACE BOOTS CLASSY, UP.TO-DATE FOOT ' WEAR FOR MEN AND WOMEN MAPES & MAPES SA:5TCs QUR WINDOWS are pitched around the "big tops" of the moving munkipality of "Jilngling* ville." On this train comes the 70 cooks and waiters who look after the appetites of the 1,280 people who live with the show. The steward, A. I. Webb, and John Nevln, the "24-hour man," who looks after all of the physi cal arrangements in advance of the big equipment, arrived yesterday. Nevin laid out the lot, bought the feed for the stock and, with the advice ol the local authorities, made up the route of the street parade, as an nounced above. y The early morning reception corn y mittee that will meet the trains and be out on the lot will see much of In terest in the way of circus living. All n of the cooking is done by steam and I. lith a neatness of preparation and service that will fill with envy the soul of any housekeeper of a family of five. B t Steward Vebb has been f feeding circus Ipeople for 25 years and there are two things he always does n gives them all that is good, and plenty s of it, and at the same time does not d let a scrap go to waste. Bef'ore the o other three sections grrive he will e have a hot breakfast ready and an In n teresting item of it will be the cooking d of 4,600 griddle cakes, which is just - a trifling detail of every morning's a breakfast. After the parade he will d have lunch, and after the show dinner. Then he will pull down and go on, it followed ever by an anticipation of a appetites. ii The commissary ¥department not only has its steam bollers and steam tables, but it has 86 feet of range.s, bake ovens for pies and cakes, a refrigerating k plant, grocery wagon, butcher shop and a distilling oultfit that turns out 600 gt gallons of water every day. In a day RELIEF. EXPECTED FROM HEAT I HOT WEATHER IN CENTRAL WEST STATES MAY NOT LAST MUCH LONGER. e Kiansai (ty., Aug. 11.-Wilth than 1 derotormns predlc'td for tilnight or to - morrow', tihe southwest has prtnise ofi r relle fronm the excessive heat of the list three dlays. In general through 3 out the terrltory wihi.ich hais been siz zling, It was (ruin onle to three de grees cooler, but the humidity was Sgreater today than before. The ternm a perature wa 103 degrees In Kansas e City, one person dying land five others being overcome. At Montgomery, Mo., the heat cx d panded the rails of the Wabash rail iway, but this was dltscovererd in time to, prevent an accident. Tlemlperatures reported today: Montgomery, Mo., u 100; Joplln, 100; Wichita, Kan., loo;; - Leavenworth, Kan., 1I2; Oklahotma ('lty, 101; Muskogee, 99. r _ PRESIDENT DESIGNATES q THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY Ws lashington, Aug. 11.- President STirt, it was learllned todaily, will desig - nate T'hursday, Novelllber 30, as s Thunksgiving dlay this year. It always e has been the custoltii to fix the lust Thursday in the month. This year there has be, sollcme dotlht beicause No. vemiber ihalpened to includt fivte in. Iltead of four Thursdays. 'l'he \hite - Holti"use has been blelncg.' d b)y thl:ntrilll t inliltgers andltl those. in charge of tcol d legi football gaiue's to settle this doubt y so that definllite a lrraligli elllllts citll, hie' Smadeil, for th1' i unusual alrriay f sii ecall 1i iperformanccnes atii spicrts that iiark tihlo dllly. [ this big family consumes over 5,000 pounds of beef, 1,000 pounds of bread, 100 layer cakes, nearly a quarter of a ton of butter, 000 pounds of sugar, three barrels of flour, 160 pounds of ncoffee and 30 pounds of tea, and so r many more details that It sounds like a relief train. And one man does all this, and he is "Ollie" Webb, the best Aatured fellow who ever fed a circus I multitude and picked up baskets of I the fragments. Yes, fragments, for all the fat not used is made Into soao and turned ovet to the wagon washers. And, while on detail, there are two men with the outfit who do nothing Ielse all season but grease axles. How's that for you folks who complain about life being so prosaic? The show also I carries Its oan barber shop, harness makers, blacksmlths and wheelwrights and its own postmaster, too, and It has to be Jules Turnour, the famous I Prench clown, for he is the man In the I company who can get away with the SI2 languages and dlale.ts spoken ft the performers' tent. t Those who visit the ctrcus this year will find many innovations in arenic I amusements. To begin with, the big tent is larger than ever, being 480 feet t long and seating 14,000 people. In the Siseating arrangement chairs have been i introdc.ced on tole grandstand making I it as comfortable qs a thehter. Not only this tent, but all others, are lighted both with electricity and gas, generated by the circus' own plant, while every one of the 108 cages In the zoo Is Illuminated on the Inside by In candescent globes. The menagerje this Sseason Is of unusual Interest, including over a thousand specimena. Its infant class will appeal especially to the lit lie people, for there are two lion cubs that were bornl on tour, two baby SINGERS WELCOMED 1 TO BUTTE THIRD ANNUAL 8AENGERPEST OPENS SESSIONS IN THE SMOKY CITY. lButte, Aug. 11.--(peceal)-With the words of "Montarls" the new state song, echoing fronm the throats of 150 ( singers, the first triumph of the t.hird Montana State saengerfest was brought to a close at the Orlon theater t here tonight. r The grand oonePrt was the feature I of the day's happenings incident to I the gathering of Montana's CTerman singing societies in the Treasure state metropolls. The arrival of the Gallatin Maen nerehor yesterday morning accom panied by a goodly delegation from I Boreln'an. found a of the societies I SIncluded In the Montana State seen- I gerhund in readiness for the concer' t and the competitive singing at ^o lumblh Chtrdens pavilion Sunday after- I noon and evening. t With a I)rief business session held at I the German ball this morning, the saeng'erhbnd commenced the day. t State Presldent John ,a. Strohol pro tidetd antld Illde his anlnual reolrt on I the work of the singing societies throughout the state. The credentials I enmmittee made its report and brief t addresses were made by F. W. Kuphal of M lnsula, ex-president; ('arl Welss Sof elllenla, ex-president; l'. Fischl, treasurer of tilhe saengerbund, and Jo t seph Felshein of Bosenman, vice r hunde's president. Folilowing the business session, the visitor andti their wives and children t enjoyed the circus parade and then I were tntertallned at luncheon at the t - homes of their various friends. In the t afternoon iunny attended the circus, while the singers held a rehearsal at I the theater. ' The concert at the Orion tonight was a veritable melange of melody. It brought together the Treasure state's sweetest singers. Every number was encored and applianded to the echo. The choruses by the Montana Saen gerbund and the numbers by the Gnreat Falls, Missoula, Helena, Hoze man and Itutte societies were unusu ally good. The song by the Butte Ho. hemians proved an enjoyable and di versifying feature of the program. A duet by Frank J. Fills and Anthony Harks and Mrs. MaUttle Collins' solos were worthy of espeeatl mention. IRRIGATION IS STUDIED BY SECRETARY FISHER Provo, Utah, Aug. 11.-Completing a two days' inspection of the mammoth irrigation project In Strawberry val ley, Secretary Waiter L,. Fisher of the department of the interior, 'traveled through Payson valley today with F. H. Newell, director of the government reclamation service, and General Passenger Agent F. A. Wadlelgh of the Denver & Rio Grande railroad. The party spent last night at the west por tal of the tunnel and the nearby In dian creek dam. Tonight a banquet was tendered Secretary Fisher and his party by the Provo Commeretat club and Governor Spry was present 'to extend an offi clal gr'eetuing. camels, an Infantile jackass that ca kick at any angle known to geometr. five baby elephants and Tom Tinkel whose age no one knows, but who I said to be the smallest elephant eve shown. The parade will leave the shoe grounds at 9:30 in the morning an it is promised that it will be a sur prise to even the veteran circus goei it wlli make a fine display of th I ngling horses drawing tableau car and open cages, while there will be cavalcade of beautiful stock mounts by men and women In rich costume of the Ponce de Leos period. A rer novelty will be a great car drawn b 16 camels, which have been broken t bit and rein. Nearly 400 persons appear in th arenlc performance on the two stagei three rings and the web of aerial ap paratus above them. Nearly all c these are foreigners and new to Amer clea, the ends of the world having bee ransacked for new things of dare an skill. The menage and high schow acts have been highly praised and the intluduce a number of new rider Every w'ell-known name in circusdoi is among the ring riders, and for coni edy and skillful acrobatic turns th show this year fairly excels. FifC clowns make merry during the psi formanco which concludes with series of races. to it Is here. Circus day and II fever which we begin to feel alwa. at that time of the year when it crocus peeps out on the bank and th first blade of grams comes up on th bald front yard. 8o call us early, mother dearest, Call' us up, not call us down; For we must be up and seeing The circus is In town. I BLACKMAIL FAILS FOR ONCE r AGED WOMAN REIPONSIBLE FOR ARREST OF TWO WOULD-BE BLACK HANDERS. e Chicago, Aug. 11.-AP'bHe C. K. O. e Billings was driving his champion 0 gllling Uhlan to a niW' world's rec d ord for trotters at Cleveland today, a his mother, Mrs. A. I. Billings, de r spite her 89 years, was making a lit tie record of her owt In capturing e would-be blackmalletg, who are al a leged to have made threats in true n Black Hand fashion. e John Mills, a negro, and John Hen dricks, a white man 'about 27 years old, were arrested. Yesterday Mrs. BIllings received a n letter demanding that $500 be wrapped a in a bundle of old clothes and given - to a man who would call today and ask for work and for a package. Mrs. BIllings promptly notified private de tectives, who called the police to their aid. The officers were secreted about t the grounds of the Billings home on e West Lake street today When Mills ý. appeared. "I want a joh about- the horses n here," Mills said to the maid. s "We have no such work here," she s replied. f "Well, then, how about that pack tI age?" Mills asked. s At this point the maid Invited Mills I, In and notified Mrs. Billings, who was In bed. The maid was given a bundle e of old clothes, but there was no money concealed within it, and she e landed this to the negro asking him n to wait a few mulrents. Then the n detectives were notified and the ar e rest followed. e Mills said that last night he met a s. stranger, who told himn that he could It earn $50 by going to the Billings home and asking for work and about the it package. Mills led the officers to a It saloon where he poinited out Hen dricks. Mills said he was the tool of s Hendricks and knew nothing of the 4" threatening letter received by Mrs. I- Billings. PROBABLY SUICIDE. - l"ort Benton, Aug. 11.-The coroner's A Jury investigating the sudden death y f City Marshal linl'ler, who dropped Sdeadl in the streets the other day, re turned a verdict that he died from "atry('it.ttine poisonintg, probably self Inflicted." The onily known cause is iffi'hial diffiiultihs ~i a minor char ac'ter. SProtnct Yourself! Get the original and genuine IHORLICK'S SMALTED 'MILK ý The food drink of all ages. t .l"o r Infants, Invallls, and Growing r- children. Pure Nutrition, upbuilding 1- the whole body. Invigorates the nursing mother and the aged. Rich id milk, malted grain, in owder form. 1e A quiok lunoh prepsred In, a minute. or Take no substitute.., Ask"'y Hl2t ek'l. 1 In no Combine or Trust Merchandise Reductions For the Month of August All purchases for the first half of the year 1911 must go before our mid-season inventory. $5,000.00 WORTH OF OVER-ESTIMATED WANTS FOR THE PUBLIC Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, Boys' Clothing and Ready-to Wear Apparel for Women and Misses Will Be Hurried Out of the Crescent Store Flfteeri Days' Sale THE CRESCENT FOR RELIABLE ADVERTISED MERCHANDISE AND PRICES * MO V/as' T/Hcfgj Co. SITUATION BETTER IN LONDON STRIKERS IN CAPITAL WILL RE TURN TO WORK-LIVERPOOL STILL BOTHERS. Liverpool, Aug. 11.-The crisis In the dockers' strike was reached today when the leading shipowners gave no R tice that unless a settlement were reached by Monday they would attempt to effect a lockout in all the indus tries in Liverpool. The shipowners complain that In spite of their recent agreement with the dockers, sectional strikes have 'n taken place. They warned the union leaders t!;at unless they could hold y, their men to the terms of the agree ment, a serious situation would arise. Huge quantities of meat are tied up In t- refrigerators and the stock of coal is ig rapidly running out. I. Additional cavalry and infantry were brought to the city today, but there was te little disturbance. Serious rioting occurred here late t- tonight. A mob wrecked about 20 rs shops and looted them of boots and clothing. Nearly 600 additional troops a who arrived in the city tonight met !d with a hostile reception. Ed nded in London. 's. London, Aug. 11.-The strike of e- dockmen, lighter men, coal porters and Ir car men, which, for several days has it seriously disturbed all business In mn London and resulted in a shortage of Is foodstuffs, coal, petrol and other ne cesistles, was ended tonight with the es settlement of the lighters' dispute. The men were conceded an eight oe hour day and an increase of about 25 per cent in wages. It is expected that t. the men will return to work Monday. The strike leaders tonight issued a Is manifesto declaring the determination is to inforce the demand that every man lo concerned in the strike shall be rein. to stated to his formner position. ti Although the strike in London has m been terminated, labor troubles are te threatened in several provincial towns r- besides Liverpool. The corporation tramway men in Glasgow decided to a night to strike, while minor strikes Id have begun in Newcastle, Hull and to Edinburgh. SMADERO'S OPPONENTS WANT DIAZ TO RETURN ' Lucerne, Switzerland, Aug. 11.-Gen th eral Porfirlo Dias, former president of ti Mexico, has received many cablegrams e- from opponents of Francisco I. Ma in dero, urging him to return to Mexico f- and restore order. One message front is the Mexican Society of New York, In r- forms the deposed pxecutive that the society is getting up a huge petition begging him to intervene in the Mexi can disorders. The society has re elected Dias as president. General Dias does not heed these communications and is looking for a 0 villa here. His health Is excellent and he takes short excursions into the I surrounding country. S DýPUTY SHERIFF SHOT. El Paso, Texas, Aug. 11.-Deputy Sheriff Brentwood was wounded last night in .a battle between a posse and bandits; who yesterday held up offl Scals of the Chino Copper company g near Hurey, N. M, he SHOPS TO REOPEN. m. Marshall, Texas, Aug, 11.--The gen e, 'eral shops of the rtexas & Pgcifio , ailroad. will reopdel with full' oree August 15. About 1,000 men are ln volved. _ IBLISSFULLY HAPPY ARE ELOPERS YOUNG CHAUFFEUR AND HIS BRIDE HAVE MONEY AND WILL, TAKE A TRIP. e Newport, R. I., Aug. 11.-"We have plenty of funds and soon we are going to take a trip to Nova Scotia," 'wrote John Edward P. Geraghty In a long e letter to his father, John S. Geraghty, t received today from his son, who eloped with Miss Julia French, the young dau:ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Tuck French of Tuxedo, Newport and n New York. Mr. Geraghty .talked over the long. distance telephone with his son, who a was at the home of a cousin, Mrs. I Joseph Harris, in Springfield, Mass. Mr. Geraghty would not tell the nature of his talk or the contents of the let ter, but said the couple had plenty of s money and contemplated a honeymoon trip to Nova Scotia. He does not ex pect his son home for some time. s The parents of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Tuck French, left today for a their home in Tuxedo. They would say 0 nothing for publication in regard to 1 the elopement. It was learned from s friends, however, that they had decided t to make no attempt at interfering with the bride and groom. The young Mrs. Geraghty was 18 years old last spring and, therefore, of legal age to marry without her parents' consent. Friends d of the bride here say her family has s decided to let matters take their own n course. Bliss. ie Sprlngfield, Mass., Aug. 11.-Ap parently unconcerned as to what the - public or their parents thought of their 5 elopement and blissfully happy in each Lt other's company, Mrs. Julia French + Geraghty, the Newport heiress, and a her chauffeur husband, John Edward e Paul Geraghty, passed today at the a home of Mrs. Joseph Harris, Geraghty's couslin,' in this city. Declarations of their intention to stick to each other s in spite of all that the bride's parents e or others might do to part them, and 's of their complete happiness, made up n the major part of statements given out from the Harris home today. Ger ' aghty admitted that he had retained a d Springfield attorney to look after their interests, but only as a mater of pre caution. MUCH.WANTED CROOK . ARRESTED BY POLICE iSan Francisco, Aug. 11.-Word was received by the police here tonigh 5 that Charles Funk. wanted in San ' Francisco and 18 other cities 'bn ° charges of obtaining money by false pretenses, was arrested late today in Stroudshburg, Pa. Funk is said to a have victimized two Ban Francisco merchants, whose names the police refuse to disclose, on the pretense of opening a large factory here and se curing their indorsements to his a checks. He is said to have been re leased from the Ohio state peniten tlary a year ago, MAGAZINE BLOWS UP. 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