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Majority of the judicial
delegates are uninstructed.
Xone of the Twelve Candidates lias Enough Apparent Strength to
Insure Nomination Out of 7H Delegate, :7si Are I'nluimpered,
While It Takes XiG to Nominate All Are Confident of Suc
cess Aspirants Are on flic Scene and Have Established
Headquarters Over l0lil Victors Are Expected in
Springfield by Opening Time Tomorrow.
German Huler Honors American
Financial Potentate With
Special Audieiue.
Jarrv Tracv Forces Farmer to Row
Him Over Sound From Near
Seattle to Madison Point.
Forces Family to Supply All His
.Seeds, Leaves Them Bound and
Gagged and Impresses nired
Hand Into Service.
Posse in a Tup; Follows Fifteen
Hours Later Desperado Prob
ably Will Escape to Wild
Woods of Washington.
Seattle. "Wash.. July 6. Harry Tracy, the
Oregon convict, has again eluded his pur
suers after a display of great daring. His
fast set was to impress a farm hand Into
mbarking on the Hound In a rowboat lata
resterday afternoon, and at noon to-day
Sheriff Cudlhce d'artereil the rug Sea Lion
Ind with a "posse started In pursuit.
According to Information received at the
Sheriff's office here to-day. Tracy slept In a
rraveysrd on the outskirts of Seattle after
bis battle Thursday night with Seattle ot
ters. Friday morning he proceeded to the
ranch of a man nsmed Fisher, secured food
and slept and rested in the woods all that
(Jay and night.
Early Saturday morning, he appeared at
be Meadow Point. 0:1 the waterfront, three
miles nrth of Seattle, his original point
sr landing. From here he compelled a.
Japanese fisher buy to row him to Madison
Point, twelve miles across and down the
srund from Seattle. He dismissed the boy,
declaring that tne latter would be killed
by Ti..y"s pal Jr i,e told of the trip.
si'ni:n r.uni.v because
or pretty utile cim.
They landed near the home of Franchcr
John . ! and Tm y watched the hou? for
an hour, to make sure of the number of
men there. Finding: but two, he entered
and announced that he Intended to kill every
one on the ranch, ar.d take charge of the
place for a few days. He added:
"Rut. after seeing your pretty little girl. I
will kill no one if ou all mind me. I will
be her" all day."
The family prepared breakfast for Tracy
and put on, plate on the table against the
This Is not right," declared the convict.
Tut the table in the middle of the room
fend all pit down with" me.""whlch was done."
Tar' then read Friday evening's papers,
and, after learning how lire. Vau Horn had
betrayed his proence in her houe to the
butcher boy, said he had been careless m
not keeping every one In that house con
stantly under his eye
"My carelessness In this respect made It
necessary to kill two officers," he said.
He forced the Johnsons to give, him, a hun
dle if c'.othlng and hats and six days' sup
ply of food, cooked for him. put on John
son's suit of Sunday blaok and had the food,
clothing .ind blankets made Into bundles.
to now tiii: boat.
At S he bound and tightly gagged the
Johnson family, made their hired man. An
dchson, carr the bundle to Johnson's row
boat, put Anderson In the boat at the cars
and started down tho sound.
Mrs Johnson released herself and tho
others two kours later and notified Deputy
Sheriff McKay. who lives at Madison Point.
JirKa) secured a boa, and sent word to
Seattle this morning.
Sheriff Cudlhee was summoned from Both
ell and at 10:3). with several men, started
down the Sound In the Sea Lion, an electric
tugboat, looking for the desperado end tho
farm hand.
However, as Tracy hcl fifteen hours
start, he will make good hlj escape. The
supposition Is that he will row all night,
prohahlv kill Anderson, fdnk the boat and
disappear Into the wild forests of Northern
"Washington, whtr he may lle many days
on his supply of food.
.Declares He Is "Treasonably Plot
ting With Republicans.''
mEPrnur spkci l.
Mexico. Mo.. July 6. Secretary of State
S. B. Cook, writing to the Intelligencer of
this city, under date of July 3, says In ref
erence to W. H. Phelps's standing In Jas
per County politics:
"In your Tuesday's issue you fall into the
(common newspaper error of crediting W. H.
.Phelps with 'heading the Jasper County
(delegation to the Democratic State Con
tention.' "Jasper is the largest county In South
west Missouri. It has three legislative dis
trJcts. with a total of twenty delegates In
ithe Democratic State Convention. The East
ern, cr Carthage, district has six delegates
.and the other two, Joplln and Webb City,
lbave seven each.
"In the conventions which were held
Monday. Phelps controlled the Carthage
district, which elected him one of the six
delegates. The Joplln and Webb City dis
tricts unanimously elected delegates who
are uncompromisingly opposed to Phelps
"In the enUre fifteenth Congressional
District, which Includes tho counties of Ber
ry. Barton, Jasper, Lawrence. McDonald.
Newton and Vernon. Phelps has been able
to control only six delegates from the Car
thage legislative district.
"The Democrats of the Fifteenth Con
gressional District have led the-rlsht against
lobby dictation and party treason, and Jas
per County, as a whole, has borne an honor
able part la the contest. Under the leader
ship of the Joplln Globe, the Democrats of
-asper have driven out every vestige of
Pbelpeism frcm. the two principal districts
of the county. Gilbert Barbee of JopUn,
who has done more than any one man In
Southwest Missouri to expose the real char
acter of the Phelps following In Its alliance
with Kerens. wlU be re-elected to the Stato
Committee by the solid vote of the district,
excepting, alone, tho six delegates from
Carthage. With Mr. Barbee wllTbe elected
3d. T. Davis, who occupies a Ilka position.
"It Is but simple Justice to the loyal
Democrats of Jasper that then facts bo
t stated, to tho end that they shall not be
(Credited with electing a man as delegate to
the State Convention who Is now and has
lbeen for months treasonably plotting with
tthe Itepubllcan party manager for the. pur
tpoee of electing the Republican lobby can
t&date to the United States Senate.
'VS. Ji. JCO0K."
Springfield, Mo.. July t. -Willi all of the
twelve candidates for fie Democratic Su
preme Court nomination In the city two
dajs before the nominating convention will
meet no one dares to predict with oiifldttnce
who will he the successful three. The dele-
gates who have arrived show by their un
Crrtalnt that no prearranged Mate will go
through the convention.
Few Delegate Instructed.
One of the things that surprte-e the politi
cians now here H the s-mall number of
actually Instructed delegates any one ran
dldute can islm-. out of a total of 710 votes
in the convention 375 are absolutely not In
structed1 frr anybody. As but 350 votes con
stitute a majority, tho preponderance is en
tirely free to do as It please'. Of course,
many delegates are known to personally
favor one candidate or anotlifr. but even
that Is very different from b-1ng Instructed.
Only slxty-thr-e loimtU-s. instructed, and of
these a large number Instructed each for
the one t-miliuate. leaving the delegation
free i.s to the others.
I. lot of Instructed Yoiea.
Following is the liM of Instructed votes
for each candidate. Burgess, 77; Sherwood.
W; Valllant, 4", Woodson. V9: Hugher. 21;
Silver. 14; Fox, 41. Waller. 43. Gates. 43;
W. Graves. .. A. Graves, IS, Davis. Is.
Every Candidate Hopeful.
Every candidate Is hopeful and none dis
couraged by the prospect. All admit that
the vlci&ry will ba to the men who will
make the best party nominees.
To-night the Metropolitan Hotel is
crowded with politicians from every part
of the State. They have been arriving on
every train. Delegates and visitors have
been turned over to the Bureau of Infor
mation, which has sent them to the hospi
table private homes of Sjiringfleld's best
citizens. The smallest hotels are being
lilted and by the time the convention meets
this city will have about ,( more popu
lation than usual.
Headquarter Established.
Judge James D. Fox of Frederlcktown
was the first candidate to establish head
quarters. He came In yesterday afternoon
with a number of friends from Southeast
Missouri. He Is on the "ground floor of the
Justice Gavon D. Burgess came down thli
morning from St. Louis with Perrv
Bader and has established himself on the
parlor floor of the Metropolitan.
Judja A. M. Woodson of St. Joseph It alsj
on hind with his brother, Banjamin J.
Woodson. Judge Alexander Waller of Mo
berly came in early this morning with W.
A Wyaft. James R. Lovell and William
Kelly of his own town and former Itepre
sentatlve J7. J. Winters of Milan, all of
whom have been buttonholing delegates in
the Interests of Judge Waller.
-uuhv. .u.uci xuw.s vi jiarsnau nas es-
tabtlshed headquarters across the street
from the Matropolltan Hotel, whore Rep
resentative Matt W. Hall, C. A. Knight
and other Saline County lights are doing
effective work.
Judge E. M. Hughes of Montgomery City
arrived on the evenlnrr tnln fm-m c t n..t-
and has headntmrter npe thM, nt t...i.. I
Judge TV. W. Graves o: Butler is also
established across the street, being unablo
to oecure rooms at the Metropolitan.
Judge Kdward P. Gates came in this
evening and Is at the Metropolitan.
Judge Edward Silver is down from Jef
ferson City with enthusiastic backers from
the Eighth DItrt and along the river.
Judge Thomas A. Sherwood has been
'pending the pat week en his farm near
Springfield. He spent the morning with the
polltlc-ians and roturntd home for the rest
of the day. He will open headquarters to
morrow morning. His son, Adlel Sher
wood, of St. Iul. and Emmett Newton of
Springfield are do'ng hard work for Judge
Judge Alexander Graves came in this
afternoon from Lexington with a number
of delgates and Is receiving visitors at th"
Judge Leroy P. Valllant did not arrive un
til late to-nlgbt. He will be at
thc 1
Many complete delegations have arrived
and are. now dlscusing tho situation.
Among the counties which are fully rep
resented arc Saline, Clay. Montgomery.
Randolph. Chariton. Carroll. Livingston
nrd Moniteau. The delegates from each of i
4iei(j LU&lllir. IliltC --! .i-V v iru lUi
favorite sons, natural or adopted, and are
losing no time In creatlrg sentiment favor
able to their candidates.
Three A'onilnatlns Methods.
The politicians have been quirk to see
that much depends upon the form In which
nominations are made. Three methods are
proposed. The so-called blanket method,
by which the delegates will vcte for threa
candidates at once: the three receiving the
highest majority being declared the nom
inees; nominations singly, whereby on each
roll call each delegate will have but one
vote, and a modification of the two meth
ods, whereby the delegates wai vote for
three candidates at a time, but making
enly one nomination.
Xo candidate to-day professed to be In
favor of the blanket method. Nne of them
thinks that he has a majority of the dele
gates, and. falling a combination with
other candidates, he can see no advantage
In making the three nominatJrns at once.
Most of the candidates say that they are
In favor of making the nominations one at
a time- The only objection which has Jwen
raised to this Is that some of the counties
have given Instructions frr three men. This
would necessitate a fract'onal voting which
would be unusual. Whether the combina
tion scheme will develop Into a compro
mise remains to be seen. It Is urged that
the combination method will enable the
counties which have been Instructed for
three candidates to cast full votes without
Some of the candidates announce that
while they are oppesid to the blanket
method generally they would not refuse its
advantages If they were sure of the neces
sary number of votes to nominate by use of
it. Others are opposed to It In any event,
among them being Judge Hughes, Judge
Silver. Judge Waller and Judge Alexander
Speculation as to Outcome.
It Is Impossible to give an estimate of
probable strength. Much depends upon who
Is the prophet- Some think ail three- of the
present Justices will be renominated. Others !
,UXU1K m&fc rut win uv Kuic ui uroajfc wo
slate by a oomUuatlon with Burger and
Valllant. Still other think thut the nine
so-tailed "outsiders." or those who ute lot
Justices, will get together ai.d form a com-
bliutlioii. i-Line of them are willing to form
j a .-uniWiwlloij whereby nomination: will L
! made H.ngl.
Judge W. W. Graves ! developing
strength In msHy ijuarterrf becauM? of 111
recent decision repealing the whlkv ta
CoHgrest.man lJod Is mo-t prominently
mentioned for temporary chairman of the
cuni-entlon. Others suggested are Judce
Johua W. Alexander of Ia-.lvw County,
and former Senator rharles E Peer of
Warrenlon. The State Committee will meet
Tuesday morning at irjtt to select the tem
porary officers. S-ta-etary Hsrrv Edwards
arrived from Jtfferon City thU evening
and will distrllmte the Ih-t of delegates to
morrow morning.
Springfield Is uIng every effort to make
the convention a success Accommodations
ar lieing provided easily. Both the Spring
field Club and the Elks hae thrown their
door oven to many Incited vIltors. Em
mett Newton and Frank B. William-are In
charge of the buieau of Information, next
to the Metropolitan Hotel. Members of the
Beccptlon Committee meet every Incoming
train. The decorations of the Baldwin
Theater have been completed, and prac
tically everything U In readiness for the
foment Ion.
A large contingent cf SL 1-ouis Demo
crats arrived on the Meteor to-night. In
cluded In the number were Harry B. Hawes,
Judge Jumcs Mcfafferj. Thomas P. Bar
rett. James M. Selbert, Ford Combs, Bruce
Starke. William J. Flynn and others.
Judges Valllant and Sherwood will proba
bly get the majority of the St- Louis votes.
P. . BL'ItTOX.
Southeast Missouri Delegates Pas
Through St. Louis.
Delegates from Southeast Missouri to the
Democratic Judicial Conentlon to be held
at Springfield, beginning to-morrow, passed
through SL Lrfmis yesterday on their way
to the convention. Most of them went on
the afternoon train, while a few remained
oer until eenlm. dlscuslng the prospects
of their various candidates.
j Stoddard I'ounty. represented by about
twenty delegates, announced Itself as be
ing sclld for Circuit Judge James D. Fox
of Frederlcktown s one candidate for
Judge of the Supreme Court. So did the
delegation from St. Francois County. Stod
dard County Is the stronghold of Judge J.
L. Fort of De,xtee. Wh0 withdrew from the
race In faor of Judge Fox. The delegates
from Scotland ar.d Putnam counties were
uninstructed. and they stated their Inten
tion of "sizing up the situation" and stand
ing by the etrongen candidates.
Blpiey County ssnt lt three delegates
! with instructions for Fox; In fact, the lat
ter was paid the high honor of being al
lowed to make up the list comprising the
The Southeastemers consider Judge Fox
one of the ablest Jurists In thn State. He
; has occupied a place on the Circuit bench
for a quarter of a century, in wnlcn time
very few of his leclsitns have been re
versed. Chairman Selbert of the State Committee,
who will open the convention, departed for
Springfield on thj afternoon train, accom
panied b Colonel Martin L. Clatdy.
The dcl'gates who departed cterdar
were divided in their opinion as to how long
the convention will last. It all depends,
they say, on the method of making nomi
nations. If It is decided to nominate the
three candidates receiving the larrest num
ber of votes oa the first call, the seslnn
will not extend over two days, but If each
j candidate Is voted for separately It will re-
quire an extra day to finish up the buI
Following are the delegations which de
parted from St. Louis yesterday:
Stoddard County J. L. Fort. Ralph
Wammack, K. C. Srence. W. C. Keaton. C.
A. Mosely. George Houck, J. B. Howell
and A. L Harding.
St. TrAncois County Judge H. Sle'th. W.
M. Harlin. W. B. Rarlden. W. L. Hensley.
J W. Highley. ti. W Morri". John H. Ma,
luou. George iliiams. Hector Keith.
Jeire mirks. M. W. Huff. Joseph C. Wll-
uam and W. S. Anthony.
Sc.ti.md County John D. Smoot. John M.
!.i;i:ie. j. ii, isoyu anil nou-rc 1. v ofii.
Ripley County K. C. Barrett. J. C. Shep-
par. I and T. F. Lane.
Putnam Countj Zach Brawford and Xels
J Franklin.
1 i.e -!iuitic repcsenteo in me i weniy
seventh .TiK'Irlal District, which ems to be
"d fer Tov. are rt Francois. St. (Iraf-
Ua(lson. Rolllnger and Perry.
Patriotic Celebration at First
Christian Church Last Night.
The Christian Endeavor Society, as rep
resented In the First. Central and Crmpton
Heights Christian churches, held patriotic
services last night at First Chrlst'an
Church. N'o. 31K Locust stre-t. Xatnc.il
patrlot'sm was the theme. In connection
with Crj'-stlan duty.
After ihe voluntiry tj Doctor C. C. Van
dfrheck and a smg srv'ce led by J. H.
KM-g. H. H. H"dgon rend n scripture les
son, nrd prayer was offered n the Rev
ererd R. B. Hclscr. Miss Art' Hyatt sang
the "i"inr Spanclrd Banner" as a solo, and
flve-mlnute talks were made bv Bruce E.
Roe. H. If. Wilton and W E. Wagner.
During riie singing of the "Red. White
and Blue." by tht eong-egatlon. hundreds
of small Amerean fias were waved The
chairman. Mlrs Bessie- B. Splcfr. strod in
the center of the platform under the folds
of a large flig. which fluttered rrettnv
from the draft of electric fenr. The ros
trum and organ were decorated In the nas
ttcnal colors. An address by J. I. McCiel-1
Isnd. prescient of the St. Louis Christian
Endeavor I nlon. closed the"exercl.ses.
Oklahoma Citizens Will Hold
-Meeting to Consider It.
KErrmjc special.
Tulsa. I. T.. July t-The business men of
the Creek Xatlon will meet at Sapulpa
July 10. to take action on the proposition
to annex the Creek Xatlon to Oklahoma.
The Creek Council will be asked to avail
Itself of the privileges extended by the act
of Congress of March ?, IKS. which pro
vides that when any of the five civilized
tribes shall signify their desire they may
by proclamation of the President be at
tached to Oklahoma.
This law Is known as the organic act for
Oklahoma, and has seemingly been over
looked by the people of the five tribes. It
Is now thought by many to offer a solution
of the political difficulties which have so
long beset the Indian Territory.
Kaiser Said to Have Left Yatht
Corsair Willi Not Quite So Smil
ing a Countenance as When
He Went on I.oaid.
spuciai, nv caiu.k to .tiir vntv VOP.K
L'erliu, July C (Copyright. VrC V' J
Pierpont Morgan ar.d the Kaiser tlna.iy
catne face to face on Thun-dny last.
The one man feared beyond all otlirrs by
the German exporting and commercial in
terests cordially received his Majesty en
board his steam yacht the Corsair at Vt.rX.
The Kaier did not trust himself alone n
lard Ihe Cotalr, but had Herr Ballln. the
director general of the Hamburg-American
Line, by his side to coach him.
Putting question? to Mr. Morgan, the
Kaiser wanted to know all about Mr. Mor
gan's plans and what further conquests he
i-ontemplatej for making the American
mvrchant marine Invincible on the high
teas, but eyewitnesses say that the Kaiser
did not leave the Corsair, after a full
hour's "confab." with quite as smiling a
countenance as he had when he stepp J on
board and shook the promoter of the great
Transatlantic Steamship Trust by the
The Kaiser frequently has expressed his
desire la private conversation to meet and
"size up" the man whoe achievements on
the other side provoke visions of the
"American commercial Invas-lon."
He communicated this desire to the
director general of the Hamburg-American
Line, who recently was decorated for hav
ing succeeded In keeplrg the G-rman
steamship lines out of the clutches of the
Amer.can shipping trust.
yot Oterruigrr to Meet Knisrr.
vlt was believed that Mr. Morgan would
visit Berlin shortly after the n-go:intIons
were concluded In Indon. but Mr. Morgan
did not show himself very eager to accept
the Invitation for an audience with the
Mr. Morgan received the Invitation to
pay his Majesty a caU on board the Im
perial yacht, the HohenzoIIern, Thursday
mornlng. The previous evening the Kaiser
had Invited the other leading Americans at
tending the Kiel regatta. Including Mr.
Clement A. Grisccn. Mr. 1. A. B. WIdener.
Rear Admiral C. L. F. Robinson ar.d Mr.
Allison V. Armour, but the reports did not
indicate that Mr. Morgan was Invited.
As &oon as the Kaiser had the opportuni
ty, the signal was communicated from the
HohenzoIIern to the Corsair that hlx Majes
ty would repay Mr. Morgan's vL-lt of Thurs
day morning. -1 ."
At any rate, the Kaiser had this oppor
tunity to take the measure of the man
who is giving hi people most Impressions
from the commercial standpoints.
It Is unncce-viry to recall what the
KuLer sold about American trusts and
"men like Morgan," while talking to a well
known French authority last fall. In that
Interview, the Kalaer d scribed the huge
American trusts as the greatest peril con
fronting combined Eurie, against which
the uniud nations had no alternative but to
form a defensive union.
Vienna. July C The Xeue Frele Prcsse
has published a satirical editorial on the
fat that J. I'icrpost Morgan took luncheon
with Emperor William on board the im
p trial yacht Holu-nzollern at Kiel July 2.
The paper remarks.
"Without his cheekliook. Mr. Morgan
would never have been the Emperoi3
The article harp throughout upon the
prolmbllltles of misfortune overtaking the
"Napoleon of finance." and says that,
guided by the Imagination, his trusts appear
to be excellent, but that the first moment
public confidence Is disturbed the system
will undergo a severe trial.
The Xeue Frcle Prcsse concludes by say
ing: "Could a thought reader have penetrated
the secret recesses of the minds of Em
peror William and his guest, what startllrg
contrasts might he not have discovered.
In Emperor William's mind, perhaps, a
yearning for fame and splendor; In that of
Mr. Morgan the hope of new trusts and
rising rn-es. How fortunate It Is that so
cial politeness veils such opposltes."
If Present Rate of Improvement
Continues He May Go On
Hoard bv End of Month.
London. July 6. King Edward's progress
to-night continues favorable. It Is said that
if Ids improvement proceeds at the present
rate he probably will be well enough by
the end of the month to be transferred to
the royal yacht In Southampton waters.
A bulletin postid at 3 this morning said:
'The King's pr rrfs continues to be In
ev-rv way satisfactory"
Soon after the hutleun wis Issued, Queen
Alexandra and Princess Victoria visited
Mai thorough House, where they attended
divine service with the Prince and Prlncss
of Valc3. The (jueen staved within Buck
li.gham ralace for the rest of the day.
Most of the churches In the United King
dom celebrated to-cay the announcenunt
that King Edward wis out of danger, with
Informal thanksgiving services.
The Government has Issued order that the
Indian and colonial trcops now In London
shall postpone their departure Indefinitely.
These orders are due to the strongly ex
pressed desire of the Indian troops es
Recially to see the King before they return
ome. and they also Indicate an intention
to retain the tru ps here until the corona
tion. The colonial and Indian troops will
participate in the reception to be given
Lord Kitchener when he arrives In Eng
land, about July 12.
Miss Ida Sanford Sustained In
juries Which May Prove Fatal.
Miss Ida Sanford. 3 years old, of Xo.
113 Talmage avenue, while alighting from
the excursion steam City of Providence
at the fcot of Olive street last night, fell
from the gangplank, a distance of several
feet to the brick-paved levte.
She was removed In an ambulance to the
City Hospital, where her Injuries were
pronounced serious. Doctor H. L. Xietert.
uper!ntendent of the institution, said the
Internal injuries suvtalntd might prove
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Torrents of Ifain. Aided b Cloud
bursts. Overflow Rivers and
Sweep the Country.
Telegraph and Teleply.ne Wires
Are Down in West of State.
So Reports Cannot Pe
Buffalo. 7s. Y.. July C A terrific rain aal
,. fiuiui rct icit.u .cw liri ai
an ettrlv hour toln- Rivers .in.l rr .tr.
rose rapidly, overflowing their hanks ard
sweeping away nues anti uarns an 1 I.e
stock. The loss will reach Into hun'reds cf
thousands of dollars.
Ttlegraph and telephone wires are down
and communication with small Owns in
Wyoming. Xiagara and Cattaraugas coun
ties is difficult to cstablHh. This ci'y was
not in the path of the storm.
A dispatch from Arcade says the flood at
that place claimed ene victim and dlJ dam
age to the extent of J1W.6.9. Minnie Loper.
who kpt a bakery on the bank of the
creek.- was drowned early In the diy. The.
downpour 3nd the cloudburst above the vil
lage turned the creek Into a torrent. The
water rose very rap illy and was severaj
feet deep on the lowlands before any one
realized the dancer "-. Lopers hakeshop
was swept out Into 1..0 street, but It had
not gone far before it fell apart. Miss
Leper's body was recovered.
There were many narrow escapes. At
Yorkshire, two m'les below Arcade, the ap
proaches to the bridge were washed away,
but tho bridge Is standing. Miles of road
way are so gullied or buried In debris that
they will have to be rebuilt. At Sandusky.
a few miles from Arcade. It Is reported
that two house were washed away. From
everywhere come reports cf live st-ck killed.
The loss to Individuals will be very high.
am! the low to the town from the destine- 1
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Portase. N Y July fi. The worst storm
ever known In thi section is now sweeping
!own the Gmeste Valley. Rain fell heav
lly for twentv-four hours ind at an early
hour this morning a cloudburst sen: thi-s.tre-ims
ever their banks. The river Is now
a torrent, a mile w!0. At S this morning
all persons living In the lower part of the
town r. to abandon their homes. The
farms . 10 laid waste and few crops cin be
saved. Houses ard barns were swept down
the rlvrr. The roadbed of the Pennsylvania
Rallrend Is washed out In mnnv places.
Hornellsvllie. X. T.. July 6. A trrmeicous
t'ewnpour of rain early to-day caused one
of the worst floods of the- year In thN
v'clnlty. All of the lower part of the city I
was soon flooded. Railroad traffic In both
(iirectlons was completely tied up all day
ar.d not n train arrived In the city after 2
a m. Three houses were undermined and
carried away.
Pike. X. Y.. July 6. At daybreak this
morning Pike was under i.iur feet of water
Almost every bridge over the creeks In
Niagara and Allegheny counties and In the
southern part of Wyoming County was 1
T-cshed away. It Is estimated that ttte
damage In this town and In the Immexllat
vicinity will amount to a quarter of a mill-on
dollars. Much stock was killed.
Batavla. X. Y.. July 6. The heavy rains
of the hist six da) 3 have swollen Tara
wa nda Crejk to a detrec never before
known, even In the worst spring freshets.
A heavy downpour fell at midnight, making
the situation perilous for persons living
near the river. At 330 p. m. the flood came
over the bonks of the crek. which are fifty
feet high. Hundreds of acres of farm lands
are under water and t.ie damaze will ba
Wells. Minn.. July 6. A wind and rain
storm passed over this section last night,
doing great damage. Four miles wist of
town It demolished one cf the largest barns
In the county, killing E. R. Cook, its own
er His wife and son were also In the barn
a: d were pinioned dawn by timbers and
unable to asetst Mr. Cook. A number of
hi'scs and cattle In the barn were also
Wichita. Kj.s-. July . -A very heavy rain,
amounting at St Anthony to almost a
cloudburst, fell over ten countlep In Central
Kansas to-day. It will delay harvest to a
greater or less extent. I tancc east of the bridge over the River Des
CLOinilLRST IX IDAHO. I Teres, the courle were thrown out. After
Hope. Idaho. July S.-A cloudhurst at EJ- 1 belrg treated at the City Hospital. Miss
llsport. east of Hope, swept away twelve j Vaughn went to her home. Cook remained
or fifteen houses and washed out two miles 1 at the hospital.
tt track on the Xorthern Pacific. There j Struck by nroken Trolley.
was no loss of life. For a considerable dls- t. ,., were ii-ht!v tntre,t ins
tance around ESllsport the country Is rlocd- I , Tw0 B,!'?.!,,. .V
cd. The creek Is bank full and swift and ! crday afternoon by the breaking of a trol
aH the trestles are gone from Clark's I ley wire on the Grand avenue line, at Mas
Fork to Hop. j r.olla street. Louis Zott of Xo. 303S Oeyer
.. 1 avenue Jumped from the car and was
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lairse Part of Nebraska Is Coder
Lncoln. Xeb.. July 5. Reports from the
Stale show that during the past two days
heavy rains have fallen, doing much dam
age to wheat In the shock and causing oats
to lodge. HaU storms and devastation by
small streams are reported In the
vicinity cf 'York. Geneva. Blue Hill. Elm
Creek. Hastings and Harvarjl. The Xe
maha is out of its banks, and In tact all
low land In the western part of the State
has been flooded. Wheat In some localities
has begun to sprout In the sheck.
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Joseph Kozlowsky. US Years Old.
Killed on St. Charles Electric
Line Yesterday Afternoon.
Collision on Uroadway IJesults
Serious Scalp Wound of
Michael Louders
Other Accidents.
Joseph Kozlowfcy. 13 years old, living at
Xo. ins Xorth Eleventh street, was killed
by a car of the St. Charles Electric Line
yesterday afternoon one mile and a half
west of the city. The body was badly
Kozlowsky had been visiting relatives
near Xormandy and was returning to the
city. Ho was walking along the track on a
curve when he saw the car approaching.
The man attempted to get out of the way,
but the car was running at such a high rate
of speed It bore down upon him as he was
about to step on the outer rail.
Kozlowsky was' knocked down and fell
under the fender. The forward trucks
passed over his body, which was caught
under the motor box and dragged cearly
100 feet before the car stopped.
The remains were picked up and carried
to St. Vincent's Scmlnacy. Coroner Arm
strong of St- Louis County was notified.
He will hold the Inquest to-day.
Thrown From Cnr Platform.
Otto Cook of Xo. 4317 Morgan street and
Rose Vaughn of Xo. CIS College avenue
were thrown from the rear platform of an
east-bound Chouteau avenue car last night
r.ear Forest Park. Mlns Vaughn was cut
on the face and head. Cook was uncon
scious for a few moments He sustained a
sprain of the right hip and was Injured on
the head. An ambulance was summond and
the man and woman removed to the City
Cook and Miss Vaughn were returning
from Forest !ark Highlands, and. owing
to the crowded condition of the car. were
compelled to stand on the rear platform.
'As the car rounded the curve a short dls-
,...!,. he the fulllnz- wire. He was thrown
to the ground. His right hand was cut anl
he was bruised en the tody. Charles A.
Laumer of Poplar Bluff. Mo., a guest at
the Laclede Hotel, Jumped and was cut on
the hands. Traffic on the lino was delayed
half an hour by the accident.
Kneel Fractured by Fall.
Mrs. Fannie Meyerson. 59 years old. liv
ing at Xo. 2731B Lafayette avenue, sus
tained serious Injury yesterday afternoon
while getting off a Bellefontalne car nt
Chouteau avenuo and Grattan etreet. She
fell tojtfce pavement and suffered a fracturu
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Br a Kpubllc Pfce- grapter.
For Missouri Fair Monday and
For Illinois Fair In aonth, ihoneri
1 In north Monday; Tuesday fair.
For Arkansas Fair Monday and
For Texas Fair Monday and Tues
day. Page.
1. Majority of the Delegates Are Unin
structed. Floods Play Havoc in Xew York State.
;. Was Visitors' Day at Montesano Park.
3. Yates Has Trouble With Appointees.
4. Cardinals Almost Shut Out Xcw Yortc
. Browns Defeat Detroit.
Pace Entries.
3. National Turnerbund in Annual Session.
Big Crowds Attend Service In Tents.
Ancient Hebrew Marriage Ceremony.
C. Editorial.
Facts Are Refused by the Party Organs,
Amounts Required for Debts and Inter
est. Stage Xews and Xotes.
7. Baby at a Bonfire Enveloped In Flames.
Hundred Million for Improvement.
8. Republic "Want" Advertisements.
9. Republic "Want" Advertisements.
East Side Xews.
10. Sermons and Services at the Churches.
11. Grains Lower on Curb.
Live Stock.
River Xews.
13. Thieves Invaded Hardware Store.
World'3 Fair Water Supply Was Cut Off.
Put Business Cares Aside for a Day.
Seriously Hurt in Fall From Church
of the right knee cap and Internal injuries.
Conductor John March says tho car was
rtanding still and that the woman's fall
was caused by the heel of her shoe catching
on the step. Mrs. Meyerson declares th
started before she was off. The Injured
woman was removed to her home.
Car Struck a 'Wagon.
Xorthbound Broadway car No. 1703 struck
a wagon driven by Michael Landers of
Oakvllle. St. Louis County, a short distance
south of the city limits last night. Landers
was thrown to the ground and sustained in
ternal Injuries and a deep scalp wound. The
wagon and contents were demolished and
the horse was so badly Injured It waa
Other Accidents.
Car No, S4 of the Cherokee street division
Jumped the track yesterday morning wbHa
rounding the curve at California and Geyer
avenues. The sidewalk was torn up and a
lamp-post demolished. The passenger
were shaken up but escaped Injury.
William English, a saloonkeeper at Xo.
3) Eugenia Btreet, was thrown to tt
ground last evening while attempting to
board a Laclede avenue car at Twentieth,
and Market streets. He sustained a sprain
of the left wrist and bruises on the head.
Tho Injuries were dressed at tho City Hoai.
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