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only newspaper published Newport News that receives t full news report of the A? elated Press. VOL. XII. NO. 180 Portions of Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois Swept by Electrical M Wind Storm. NUMBER ARE KNOWN 10 BE DEAD Reported That One or Two Towns Have Been Practically Wrecked and That Loss of Life Has Been Very Heavy?Train Blown From the Track by the Gale. tHy AHHOciatcd Tress.) ST. PALL, MINN.. Aug. ".? Ruhr, hall, lightning and a HCvcro storm, the hitter approaching a tornado did damage last night in Minnosota, Wis? consin nnd Northern Iowa which at present is incalculable owing to tho telegraph and telephone lines beingi in such crippled condition that de? tails are hard to get. Tin- storm was scarcely felt In the Twin Cities. A short shower lasting for a few lhin-1 uies accompanied by large hall stones was the only indication of. bud weather. A special to the Dis? patch from Albert Lea, Minn., half way across the border of the State I says a tornado is reported to have, destroyed the village of Joyce, Iowa, about fifteen tulles southwest, of Al? bert Lea, nnd one known dead re? ported, while many are Injured. The same correspondent says that other reports say twenty persons were kill? ed. Prom Wlnona a special report says I hat t wenty or more buildings used for manufacturing purposes and four warehouses wen- unroofed. The town was in darkness at night owing to wires being down and no street cats were operated until late today owing to the trolley wires being down nnd the tracks being blocked by fallen trees. Scores of frame buildings In Wlnona were wrecked. Scarcely a shade tree remains un? damaged. Many structures were unroofed, fronts of stores blown til | and general havoc caused. All wire communication oast and south has been cut. off entirely since the storm. Wind Wrecks Train. Green Hay passenger train Number ti which left Wlnona at live o'clock last evening was wrecked by tho wind about a mile east of Wlnona. Tho train bad been halted on tho main track behind a dense wall or willows where It was hopod to oscapo the Rtorm'a fury. Nevertheless two coaches were picked up by the wind, carried a distance of eight feet and toppled over an embankment. Ii. Sichenhausen, of Sparta, Wis., a commercial 'traveler Buttered a brok? en collar bone. H. Fuller, of Marl leu, Wis., mail clerk and brakeman Schulte wert! also Injured. Reports received today from south? ern Minnesota, indicate enormous damage to crops, many dispatches tollihg of total loss. The latest, esti? mates of the damage is about $11)0, 000. Several hundred feet of track of the Chicago & Northwestern Rail? road north of Trumpcla along a high dike was washed out to a depth of twenty feet. Three Killed in Iowa. MASON CITY, IOWA, Aug. 7.? Three persons were killed and four injured and thousands of dollars dam? age was done through this section of, Iowa last night by a tornado. The dead; Ashland Tweed, a farmer of Hantontown, his wife and son. Great Damage Done by Hail. PANA. ILLS., Aug. 7.?A neavy thunderstorm Hwopt over this Section last night and lightning killed Krank Henderson nnd Peck Roberta. Throe men in a wagon were knocked sense? less by lightning. Great damage was done to crops by hail. TWO KILLED IN ROAD RACE BETWEEN AUTOMOBILES Contest for a Supper and Twenty-five Dollars Near Milwaukee, Wis., Ends In Death. (Ity AsBor.lated Press.) MILWAUKEE, WIS., August 7.?A race hot ween two big automobiles be? tween Milwaukee and Oakuchoe, a distance of about 2,r> miles, with a supper nnd |2? na tho stakes, today resulted in a frightful accident to ono of the ears, and the death of two of its occupants and the painful, though not fatal, injury of two others. The machine collides with a bridge over Elm creek, ten miles west of Milwau? kee. The wrecked car Is owned by Alderman John Koerner. while Frank Maklern owns the other machine which reached its destination In safe? ty. The four men were in an automo? bile owned by A bit man Koerner of Milwaukee. Koerner. however, was in another machine which wnu leading the way uu the trip. It is supposed ft thiit the steering gear <>f the Goor nor maohlno became jammed. The four occupants of Ihe machine were pined under the heavy ear when It overturned. WOULD IMPORT IMMIGRANTS. Louisiana Makes Test of Case Where Spaniard's Fare Was Paid. NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 7.?in seek? ing to test the new Imlgratlon laws prohibiting a state from prepaying the passage of Immigrants, the Lou? isiana and Federal authorities clash? ed today. Goroiilmo Garcia, an In? telligent Spaniard, the medium of the test, was landed from the steam? ship Kxeelslor from Cuba, and in n few hours had been ordered deport? ed by a speeial board of Inquiry edited by Peter II. straiten. Chief immigrant Inspector. Garcia, on the advice and sugges? tion of Reginald Dykers. representing the Louisiana Immigration Depart? ment, announced that he would ap? peal to the authorities at Washing? ton. The Spaniard will remain here until a decision is made as id wheth? er he is to In- refused entrance be? cause Louisiana paid his sea fare from Havana to New Orleans. MOTOR MAKES RECORD. Union Pacific Gasolene Car Beats Overland Limited OMAHA, Aug. 7.?Union Pnclllc gasolene motor car No. 10 yesterday heat the Overland Limited in a 200 mile race from Omaha to Ninth Platte. The motor left Omaha half an hour later than the Overland, the fastest of the transcontinental trains; and reached North Platte Iwcnty-flvo minutes behind the train, which It had trailed all the way. At one time the motor attained a speed of sixty live miles tin hour. The ear Is on Its way to Denver, where it will be placed in commission bei ween that city and Carr, one hun? dred miles .to the north. L will take the place of a regular passenger train which Is now run on that line. SILK MILL STRIKERS RETURN. ./ilkes-Barre Girls Accept Offer of Half an Hour Cut in Work Days. W1LKESBARRB, PA., Aug. 7.?Tho striking silk mill workers of this city today made an agreement with tho operators and will return to work to? morrow. Tlte parents of the girl workers op? posed 'lie strike an,] when today the operators sought a conference with the strikers' committee and offered to reduce the work day to in hours and 1G minutes with a half day on Saturday, a round reduction on half an hour a day, the strikers willingly agreed. From Love to Deadly Drugs. NORFOLK, VA., August 7.?Leon? ard Watkins. twenty-STX years tibi, drank enough laudanum here yester? day afternoon to kill an ox, and nil because tile girl lie loved would not be his. Falling to die of one ounce, the desperate Romeo drank a second but all to no purpose. For although Wntklns had recently tried lo destroy himself by drowning, he was rescued after rising the third time, nutl Cupid has so fortified the constitution of the unhappy man that neither perils by water nor laudanum by the quart am sufficient to quench love'a lamp. Chandler Can't Go to New York (By Associated Press.) NEW YORK, August 7.?If .lohn Armstrong Chandler, the wealthy New Yorker, who escaped from all Insane asylum in this slate several years ago and fled to Virginia, where the courts declared him sane, comes blick to New York to prosecute a suit he has instituted to get control of his property, he will do so at the risk of being relncarcerated us a lunatic, according to a decision" by .ludge Hough In the United States circuit court today. BIG RUSSIAN LOAN UP. Report That Emperors Discussed Plan to Rebuild Navy. LONDON. Aug. 7.?In a dispatch from St. Petersburg a corespondent of Germany and Emperor Nicholas <>f Russia discussed, during their moot? ing at Bwlnemundo, a proposal that Russia should negotiate a loan of |t',2,?oo.ooo in Germany, on' condition that this sum be expended exclusive? ly for I lie rebuilding of tho Russian navy, and that orders for warships be placed only in Germany. Champion Clothier Defeated. (By Associated Press.) BOSTON. MASS., August 7.?The sensation of tho day at Longwood In tho play for the LongWOOd Clip was the defeat of W. .1. Clothier of Phil Sdelphla, National champion, by F. C. Colston, of Baltimore, a former Yale champion. The heat was Intense and when the men finished their fivo set match both were exhausted. Ten to One Shot at Saratoga. (Bv Associated Press.) SARATOGA, N. Y.. Aug. 7.?Julia Powell at 10 to i won the Splnaway stakes. 5V4 furlongs, nt Saratoga to? day, defeating a good Held of two year old Hilles by a length. The Whitney entry, Statnnia was the fav? orite but third wns the bust it could do, half a length behind Half Sov? ereign. NEWPORT NE1 FRENCH KILLED A80U1j 300 BY BOMBARDING That Number of Natives Met Death as Result of Firing Upon Casa Bianca. ?QQRtSH TROOPS GIVE UP ARMS Admiral PSiilibcrt's Squadron Expect? ed at Casa Bianca Today and It is Probable That a Landing Will Be Made at Once?Germany Sanctions Action Being Taken. (Bv Associated Press ) PARIS. Au?, i.?A special dispatch from Tangier this afternoon says that the Moorish troops composing tho garrison of Casa Blaitca have I? en disarmed ami thai their arms ami ammunition have been deposit'd at the Kreuch consulate, Tit. Moor? ish officials have confined the protec? tion <>f the city to the Kranco Spanish consulate. The cruiser Chayla con? tinue to lire and disperse the Moorish horsemen who approach tie- city. The government expects that Hear Admiral Phtllbcrl's squadron with General Drudo, commanding it"' French expeditionary force on board which proceeded from Oran. Algeria, at the highest speed, will reach Casa Binnen tomorrow. Upon the ar? rival of tin/ general at the Moroccan port the subsequent action of the French force win be decided upon. Additional advices state that Hie number of Moors killed or wounded during Sunday's bombardment of Casa Bianca at 300. The French charge do affaires has made the fol? lowing formal demands on the Mo? roccan government. "First?That the Moroccan author? ities at Casa Bianca place themselves under the orders of the commander of the French force. "Second--That the security of the French citizens nt Fe/, and olner places In the interior be guaranteed. "Third?That the Moroccan author? ities hasten the n parntioil lor the murder of Dr. Matichamp. Fourth?That the Moroccan author? ities expedite the preparations for the application of the reforms agreed up? on by the Algoclrals convention." The semi-official Temps says Princq Radolln the Gorman ambassador, has expressed to Foreign Minister Pilch on the absolute assent of Gormnny to tin? measures necessitated by tho ant! foreign agitation in Morocco. CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTING TO ASSAULT WHITE WOMAN Frank Hitchcock, Aged 37 Years, of Alexandria, Held for Grand Jury Action. (Special to the Daily Press.) ALEXANDRIA, VA.. August 7. When the case of Frank Hitchcock. 117 years of age, charged with attempting to criminally assault Mrs. Susie M. Reach, wife of Reginald Roach. 22 years old, was called for a prelimi? nary hearing before Justice Parker In tile Alexandria county court tills morning the prisoner waived exami? nation and Iiis ease was referred to the grand jury. It will probably be heard the third Monday in October. The alleged offdltSO occurred near Walker's school house at 7 o'clock yesterday morning as Mrs. Reach was proceeding to tie- home of a friend. She alleges Hint Hitchcock . np pronclied her and after making ad? vances threw her to the ground and endeavored to assault her. SUMMER VISITORS SEE POOR PERSONS GROUND 70 PIECES Victims Were Hotel Employees at AI lenhurst, N. J., and They Were Hit by a Train. (Ity Assoclnted Press.) ALLEN]1URST, N. J? August 7. Four persons, employees of tho Nor? wood House, were Instantly killed to? night when their carriage was run down by a Pennsylvania passenger flyer known as the Ranker's Special, at the Corlies avenue crossing. Tho Corlies crossing is just south of the local station of the New York & Long Branch Railroad and the station plat? form was crowded with Summer visi? tors, who witnessed Hie accident. Ed? wards had slopped his team at the mossing where an excursion train drawn up at the station, blocked the road. As the excursion train drew out Edwards started his horses ami the carriage was squarely on tho rails when the flyer, southbound, and the approach of which hurl been hidden by the Oppositely moving special, tore across the roadway. Horses, carriage und occupants were ground to KIs the bodies of Edwards and the women being frightfully mangled. WS. VA., THURSDAY DEATH OF OHLS DEAR DROVB HIM TO SUICIDE Grief Made Life Not Worth the Liv? ing for George. W. Dclamater, Of Blttaburg. (Hy Associated Press.) PITTSBURG, PA., Aug. 7 -Goorgo Wallace Bolumntw, once candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, and ?hu served ns State Senator from Crawford county from lss? to 1800 committed suicldn 'hy shooting today in his ollhvs In the city. Grief over the dentil of his father, Georgu U. Dolnmnter, at Mcadvlllo. Pa un May i> and the sudden death of his sou .1 nines Scot! DoltlUinler in June at Coiinellsvllle, Pa., Is believed to be the cause of his suicide. Not Bought for J. P. Moryan. (Hy Associated Press.) LONDON, Aug. 7.- The manager of the London in,inch oi Duvene Broth ors says there is absolutely no truth in the report that the art subjects collected by the late Rudolph Kann und bought by Duvene Brothers for $5,000,000, were purchased in behalt of .1. Pterpont Morgan. The Duvonds add that thoy propose to sell the col? lection In Paris; Big Ho.Kb to Abide by Law. (By Associated Press.) LANSING, MICH. Aug. 7.?Tho state railroad commissioners depart? ment has received letters from Hie Lake Shore. Michigan Central. Wa bnsii ami Hig Four railroads stating Hint they will comply with the new two cent rate law when It goes into effect September IT Railway Wreck Was Criminal. (Hy Associated Press.) ItALISIUII, N.'G. Aug. 7.- An affi? davit charging that the killing oi three men in the Southern Railway hi eck near Auburn last night was uy criminal net or default, was today sworn out before tho coroner ol ibis county who has empanelled a Jury. Sweeping R,:ihoifi Decision. (Br Associated JfeprcBa.) MADISON, \\ IS.. Vim. 7 -Hy a sweeping iteclslon .iiiYuy ' frdin the railroad rate commission all the charges of livestock between nearly all parts of the stale and Milwaukee nre reduced approximately 20 in 25 per cent. The ruling Is considered one of tho most Important over made by thu commission. Today's Exposition Program. Knights of Columbus Day. CONVENTIONS MEETING. National Jobbing Confectioners' association. National Confectionery Sales? men's Association. Municipal KlectrlclailH. Christlau Bros. College Alum? nae Kniguts of Columbus. 7::;e a. in.?(kites open. 10 a. in.?And hourly thereafter oxnihltloil of weather bureau earthquake recorder, Government RuildiiiK A. 10:30 a. in. to li!::io p. m.?Ses? sion of Model School. 11 p. in.? Preparation of large weather map from reports from all parts of tho country. Govern? ment building A. II a. in.--Knights of Columbus Day exorcises, Auditorium, 11 u. m.?Airship Plights, by Bcnchy, weather permitting. 11:30 a. in. to 12:30 p. in.?Mex? ican National Hand concert. Re? viewing stand. 1 p. in.?Biographic and Stern opticon exhibition, Scenes on In? dian Reservation, with lecture, In? terior Dopartiacnt, Government Building A. L:3U to 2:30 p. in.?Violin and Piano Recital, Karl J. Pfouts and Edwin BhonerL 2 p. in.?Biographic, exhibition and lecture. Seines .In Yosemlto Valley, Government Building A. 2:30 lo 1:30 p. m.--Phinuoy'a United Slabs Hand. Auditorium. 2:30 p. m.^?United States Life Saving Sei .ice Drill at station. p. m.?Illustrated lecture, "lie. claiming the Desert," by Mr. J. C. Walls. P. S. It. S.. Interior De? partment. Government Building A. 4:30 p. m. Organ Recital, it. A. LnaluG Smith. Auditorium. 4:30 p. in.- .Mile. Bogert's Don bio Somersaulting Automobile? On tho War Path. f> p. in.?Dress Parade, Twenty third Infantry. i> ii. in,?Beacliy's Airship Plight. 5:30 lo t'>:.'IO p. in ?Mexican Na? tional band concort, Reviewing 3tand. 0 p. m?Drill, Battery "IV Third Regiment Field Artillery. 8 p. in. -Phlnnoy'a Cuited Stales Hand with chorus "f 300 children I in his famous "Fire Side to Hat tlcfiohl," Reviewing Stand. Leo's Parade , i ' R:ir, p. m.?Fireworks. s to 11 p. in.?Dancing. Conven? tion Hall. 0:.'!<) p. in.?Mile Bogert's Dou? ble Somersaulting Automobile, on the War Path. | , AUGUST 8, 1907. BRILLIANT BANQUET GIVEN AT CHftlERLIN Knights ol Columbus Honor Distin? guished Guests of the National Council. COVERS LUD FOR THREE HUNDRED Monsignor Falconlo nnd Archbishop Qlennan the Principal Speaker? Knights Go to Exposition in Force iToday to Celebrate Their Day. Fish Fry nt Virginia Beach. A notable feature of the annual con? vention of lb-' National Cotmcll, Knights of Columbus, now in prog rcBfj ni Norfolk, was a brilliant ban ?tuet given last night at thu Chamber lilt Hotel. I)l,| I'oltil. In honor of the distinguished guests of tin- Cotmcll. Cocora won- laid for three hundred nnd around tin- I'.tuquol board WOfO gathered some of tin- most dtstlngulsh ed prelates In America, and MouBlg hor Fnlc?ulo, tin- Papal delegate to this country, AddrosBOs. word made by Monslg nor Falconlo and Archbishop (UoimitU, of the diocese of st. Louis. Then- ad dresses, which wer,- conservative, though enthusiastic in lone, related chiefly to tlio -welfare of the Catholic church and the order of Knights of Columbus. The Qhaniberlln dining room was tastefully decorated for the occasion, the National colors being used. The menu cards were unusually elaborate. GREAT GROWTH SHOWN BY KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Thirty-seven State Councils Have Been Organized In Eight Years. ffly Associated PrcSt.) NORFOLK, VA., August 7.?Follow? ing n business session this forenoon, at which considerable secret business was disposed of the Knlgllts of Colum? bus adjourned to Cape Henry on the Atlantic ocean front where an Old fashioned Virginia fish fry was en Joyed. The annual reports of the supreme officers show a growth of the order In the last quarter of a century unpar? alleled In tin- history or Catholic frq, tcrnlsm In America. The order or? ganized in Connecticut in IXK1! re? mained an Institution in thai slate only until ISSf.. win- It was established in Rhode Island, and thru spread to New York and other states until il Is now fourlflhlng not only in everv slate of Hie union, but In every pro? vince of the Dominion of Canada. In? cluding Prince Kdward Island. New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, the re? public of Mexico and the Philippine Islands with a total membership of ISd.OCG, dividend into II state conn cils, 12 territorial jurisdictions and 1,223 local councils. The grentest growth has been In the past eicht years Hie order In that time having Increased from :tsi local councils and from 22,0006 Insurance iin,| 20,202 associate members lo its present membership, the Increase in state councils having been 37i The finances of the order have Increased with the membership and are now in fine condition. Tomorrow's program includes ex? ercises at (he exposition grounds, the day being known as Knights of Co linn bus day. The program includes addresses by Governor Claude A. Swansea of Virginia; President Harry st. George Tucker of Use Jamestown Exposition; Supreme Knight Edward L. Hearn, of the Knights of Colmn bus; Right Reverend Benjamin J. Kolloy, bishop of Georgia; and Mini signer Falcon !o. Elaborate programs by tho various bonds ami the Ringing of national air: by a chorus of ram children nre in eluded In tho features of Hje day. At the close of the addresses tc be delivered from the reviewing stand on Leo Parade .the United Stales reg ulnrs am) National Guards enenmpoii at the Exposition will be reviewed bj the slate officials and church dlgnl taries. BATTLESHIP CONNECTICUT OUT ON OFFICIAL TRIAL Government-Built Vessel Has a Serie? , of Fourteen Runs Over the Dockland Course. ROCKLAND, ME., August 7.?In n m rlcs of fourteen runs over a mean tired course outside of the harbor to day, tin- first class battleship Con tied lent, the first battleship of tin class built by the government, made a Bhowlng which wh8 satisfactory to Roar Admiral Robloy I). Evans ami the trial hoard. The average spec! of the best five runs was IS.7:! knots. The (astest mile wan made in 10.01 uncorroctod. When the titln) correc i Hons Mli< IlinilO 11 Is estimated (hill those riKtircfl will bo reduced i?> is.s In lior flvo beul raus Iho Louisiana, a sister hIiI|) of tho Connecticut, which | wan Millt by the Newport News ship? building Company, atinlucil an aver? age speed of 18.69, The trial was liinrrcil by n inlnl no chlent. I.. M. Turner, a rlrchinn ?>? the first class, who was borrowed from the bilttlOHhlp Ohio for the- lest, was killed by a b?cket of ashes fall lug Oil hint. The weather conditional lodnj wero porfect, COL HARRISON GtVES HOLIDAY AT THE FOR] Nearly Every Officer and Man Had] Day Ofl Ycr.terd.iy?Tugs Huns To Exposition. (Front a Staff Correspondent.) OLD POINT, VA? August 7 Praises ?>r Colunol Harrison, com mnildnul of Fort .Monroe, are lit-liiK | Billig tonight. Today the colonel lie nlnrcd a "general holiday" at the Fort und nil duty that was not abso? lutely essential was dispensed with. Practically every officer ami man on | the reservation had the day to him and ns I bis was "pay day," the order was more Hum welcome. All day long- two government Ingu were plying between Old Point and Hie Jamestown Exposition und a ma? jority of the mm commissioned bill eel's ami men. visited Hie Tercenten? nial during the dny. Those who have' families carried them along, This In said lo be the tlrsl time III the history of the fort thill such nil older hau been Issued. SOUTHERN DOES NOT WANT TO DEFY ALABAMA Governor Comer So Informed at a Conference by President Fin ley'6 Reprerentatve. (Hy Associated Press.) MONTGOMERY, ALA.. August 7 ? Vice President E. 1,. Russell, of tin Mobile ft Ohio, representing President Klttley of the Southern Hallway und Attorney Woothurly o( Birmingham; com limed .their R?nJorcDCtl wit h Gov? ernor Conor toituy regarding thd con? troversy between the State o( Aln l?|init and the Southern. That It was not the Intention of the officers of the Southern Ittillwny lo defy the Slnte of Alabama is covered in statements made by vice President Russell! tie declined that the removal of the ease from the State to the Federal Court was In regular order of business and that It was not so removed in time to come under the provisions of the new law. Hallway officials discuss with con (corn tho finding of an Indictment at Marlon, Ala., yesterday, fearing that it may cause complications. Tho Southern was Indicted there for vio? lating tin- law in doing business with? out a license. Governor Back at the Exposition. Richmond, va., August 7.?Gov? ernor Bwanson lofl this afternoon for tin- Exposition, where lie will address the convention of Knights of Collllh lms in the allllltorluin tomorrow, Fri? day night the Qpyornor will be one of the principal speakers nt the annual banquet given by the Knights. The Govornor Rtutcd ibis morning Hint he would he unable to spend his annual vacation on ids farm In Pitt sylvanlu this year, owing lo his num? erous engagements ami the unusual rush of work in connection with of? ficial business. Lynching Is Averted. CHARLOTTE, N. 0., August 7.?A lynching was narrowly averted at Conover. N. C. yesterday morning, [ the mol/s intended victim being a ne? gro named Yanks Potroo. Poiroe at? tempted to assault a prominent while woman at Calawha Springs, and after Hoeing n short distance was caught by Mr. Signum and another man. Twenty Killed In Passenger Werck (Hy Associated Press.) BERLIN, August 7. A pnssohgor train was derailed last night between Posen and Thorn. The two engines ire overturned and three cars wer demolished. Tin- minister of rail? roads anoiinccd thai up to noon today the bodies o (twenty persons had been recovered from He- wreck. Conductor Ticc Fatally Hurt. ROANOKE. VA., August 7.?Captain lohn T. Tb-o, a conductor on the Nor? folk and Western Railroad, was fa? tally Injured Monday night near Blue ' field, W. Va, lie was passing over his train from lie- cab to tl.ngllio, and l''ll from bis train, sustaining a fracture of several ribs and internal injuries. Child Burned lo Death. LEESBURG, August 7. -The body I of Eva llollis, the 6-year-old daughter I of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph llollis. who was burned to death in Washington, [will arrive at Lincolnla tomorrow' for I burial. Murdered for Her Jewels. (By Associated Proas.! MONTI-: CARLO, Aug. 7.?The evl donee secured here indicates Dial Therese Williams,; parts of whose body were found in a trunk and in a valise at Marseilles, and who la n well known frequenter of the gaming tables was murdered for her Jewels THE WEATHER. Cloudy with poDslbly chowers Thursday; Friday fair with light! variable wliuls. PRICK TWO CENTS MODERN LADY GODIVA RIDES IN COVENTRY She Was Decoriously Attired In Masses of Hair, Pink Fleshings and Clouds of Gauze. CLERGYMEN LEFT TOWN FOR DAY About One Hundred Thousand Persons Flocked to Ancient City in England, to Witness the Renewal of the Fa? mous Procession?How the Cutom First Originated. - H J (fly Associated ITohh.) COVENTRY. UNO.. August 7. ? Mounted on a white palfrey and de? corously clothed In musses of hnlr. pink fleshings ami clouds of gnu tu a modern l.ady (lodovln, today gave a representation or the historic bride through ih city's streets. Coventry has been l-ady Oodovta mad tor months. When a revival of'the pro? cession, last witnessed In 1SS7. was first mooted there were many who desired strict adherence to tradition, even to tin- nudity of l.ady Oodlvn, but tho autl-nudlsts effected n com I promise, und a vaudeville actress whose specially Is to display herself I In groups of living statuary, was en? gaged lo represent tho historic bene? factress of Coventry. The actress, who is alleged to have said thai Hhe could make half a dosen summer frocks out of the gau/.e, look an hour und a hull to arrange her trailing hair nnd long draperies and then a special committee bud to approve of her costumes before tho modern Lady dodlvn was permitted to tnke her place In the pageant. Many of the local clerity. who have been preaching itg.iiust the fleshings as being sugges? tive of nudity, lefi the city tempor? arily, hut iiiiihI of the people of the country and eighty to one hundred thousand from the outside had u night of IjBdy Oodlvn as she traversed ihn six-mile route ami of the splendid pa? geant or which fiho was llio central figure. Lady Oodlva, who flourished about the middle of tho olovonth century was the Wife of LoqfriO, End of Chester. She wan a woman of great beauty and piety and the hem-faclresr, of many churches und monasteries. According to the legend. Lady Oniriva begged her hllSlXind lo relieve Coven try of a burdensome lax and he con? sented to do r.o on the condition that slid should ride naked through the. market place. This she did covered only by her long hair nnd thus won relief for the people. According to some versions of the story the peo? ple were commanded to keep within their houses while- Ivtdy (inillva passed and only one "Peeping Tom" disobeyed, ami he was nilracdlousiy stricken with Jdlminoss. SENATOR BEVERIDGE WEDS MISS EDDY IN BERLIN United 8tates Senator from Indiana Forsakes Single Life for Mar? ried Bliss. iHy Associated Press.) RERUN. Aug. 7.?Miss Katharine Eddy of Chicago, sister of Spencer F. Eddy, first secretary of the American embassy here, and Senator Albert .1 lluverldgo, of ludlnnn, were married here today. The civil rite, according lo the German requirements took place in the registrar's office at noon and the religious ceremony, whicu occurred later at the American em? bassy technically within American jurisdiction, was performed by Rev. Mr. Thomas ('. Hall, formerly pastor of the Fourth Presbyterian church. [Chicago. Moth services wero of the most simple character, only relatives and a few intimate friends being present. The principal drawing room of embassy was converted for the occa? sion In a provisional chapel contain? ing a small altar, before which Rev. Dr. Hall stood with a background of plants. Augustus N. Eddy, father of Hie bride gave her away. Her wed? ding gown was of white satin trimmed with lace and having a long train. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was given nt the house of Spencer F. Eddy, Ambassador Tower proposed a loast nt. the bride nnd groom to which Senator Reveridze responded. Several hundred congrat? ulatory telegrams were received. American Tobacco Company Dividend (fly Associated Press.) NEW YORK, Aug. 7.?The Ameri? can Tobacco Company today declared on Its common stock the regular quarterly dividend of 2Vfc per cent and an extra dividend of 7V& per cent against 2Vd regular nnd 5 per cent ? extra at the last previous dcclara . Hon.