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CORONATION TO BE
Absence of Any Preparations for
Germany on August 0 Is .Re
garded as Significant.
KING MAY SUFFER A RELAPSE.
It Is Pointed Out That No One Has
Seen Him but the Members of
the Royal Family and
NOT YET ABLE TO SIT UP.
Premier's Guarded Reply in Com
mons to Question Concerning
General Holiday Also
SPECIAL RV CABLB TO THE XEW YORK
HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
London, July 2i Copyright. 1902.) "Will
there be a coronation on August 3. as an
nounced officially, or will there be an
other postponement? There Is no gainsay
ing the fact that general feeling In the mat
ter is very pessimistic.
It is true the doctors reports about the
King's progress are very Satisfactory.
The complete rest his Majesty Is now en
Joying on board the royal yacht Is proving
of great service to his physique.
But. apart from what is allowed to be
made public officially, not a whisper is
heard from anybody who has seen the
King. Nobody on the yachts cruising on
the Solent ever gets the merest glimpse of
thi JCinSr' ho ,s hidJon lhlnd an awning,
while pleasure craft must steer a consider
able distance away from the royal yacht.
Fear of n Relapse.
The fear that there may be no corona
tion on the date Hied is intensified by the
manner in which preparations are being
carried on. or. rather, by the lack of .prep
aration. Those who have duties allotted to
them in connection with the ceremonv have
been summoned to rehearsals only two days
before the date fixed, which Is taken to
indicate that, if need be. the event en
again be postponed at the last moment.
Even with all their favorable bulletin
the doctors have still some fears of a re
lapse, necessitating another postponement
It must be remembered that the King 1
not yet able to get up from a recumbent
position, for a story that he had been al
lowed to take a short walk on deck one aft
ernoon was promptly and officiallv denied
In fart, on the day on which his Majestv
was upiKsed to have taken a walk he
never rame on deck at all. owing to the
nasty weather. He Is not able, or Is r.ot
permitted, to move without being helped
and people are shaking their heads doubt
fully. o roller Regulations Yet.
Then, again, as to the outward prepara
tions being so far behind, no police regu
lations have yet been published, which Is
considered very strange, as the event Is
only a fortnight o.T.
Furthermore, the Prime Ministers' an
swer to a question in the House of Com
mons whether August 9 is to be a bank
holiday, has not served to lessen public
pessimism. The result of such inquiries as
the Government has been able to make in
this matter, he said, tends to show that the
balance of public opinion is in the direction
of turning the customary half-holiday of
Saturday Into a bank holiday on the occa
sion of the coronation.
Why did Mr. Balfour use such curlouslv
halting phrases as "tends to show that the
balance or public opinion is In the direction
of turning." etc.. in obscure reply to a df.
rect question whether the day is to do
made a general holiday or not. This reply
seems to have had a rather Irritating r
fect on the public mind because It Is thought
that If the coronation has been definitely
fixed, as has been announced. It is now time
in Justice to the public that these matters
rtiould be finally settled.
Stand Sen for Sale Cheap.
Whether there Is to be a coronation or
not. It Is falling very fiat indeed. The elab
orate decorations cf some of the big man
sions In the West End haie been carefully
preserved for the restoration of coronation
day. but there will be Htle or no street
decoration. For Instance. St. James slieet.
which presented such a magnificent spec
tacle on June 26, Is not. I understand, to
be decorated at alL
Seats on the stands alongside Westminster
Abbey, which had been disposed of for as
high as 25 guineas (030), and the money re
turned, are now offered for use on August
9 for from 1 to S guineas (J5.23 to HI). So
far. it is believed, there are very few takers.
The shock of the King's serious illness
came so suddenly that people have not yet
had timo to regain heart. The fnmira vis
itors have all gone away and the hotels ars
half empty. Indeed, the hotel manufactur
ers are anxious to let it be known generally
that there Is no Increase In prices.
BAILEY AND BEVERIDGE
WILL MEET ON THE STUMP.
Former Will Spealc for Democratic
and Latter for Rennbllcan Nominee
for Congress in Texna District.
Austin, Tex., July 26. Senator Albert
Beverldge of Indiana has accepted the in
vitation of the Republican Congressional
Committee of the Fifteenth District of
Texas to make a number of speeches in be
half of John C. Scott, the Republican con
gressional candidate In that district, ac
cording to the announcement made yeiter
day by Charles Pearce. Mr. Scott's cam
Senator J. W. Bailey will canvass the dis
trict In tho Interest of John Gardner, the
Democratic nominee for Congress.
The two distinguished statesmen will
make their campaign during the month of
October and an effort la being made to have
them raet ach other on the stura-; In
The Fifteenth District borders on ti Rio
Grande for more than 600 miles and has a
targe Mexican population. Owing to the
cattle and sheep growing lntereti of the
district, it is normally Republican as now
constituted under the new apportionment.
Bereridge and Bailey art scheduled to
ivttie. in an the principal town- is the dis
trict, lnciodics several hordar point.
DOME OF VARIED
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The picture hows tl-e workmen finishing the spir.il roofing on the oiithenrt pavilion of
the building locking toward Art Hill In the di-taie Tt-e p ilii from which the
lw is taken "bows the e rnleo immediately beneath, near where it joins the lower
framework of tit dome
SKINKER ROAD POEM CONTEST
ATTRACTING ATTENTION OF MANY.
- TIutp N prowinj; Interest In the Sk Inker road jirizo poeiu contest. Scores
of poems, some very ooil and some not so rood, have re.ielied this ollke.
Some are serious, some breathe the sp irit of sylvan romance and yet others
are lightly humorous.
The contest will remain open until noon September 1. and all the world
is invited to participate. Poems to receive the most careful consideration,
of botli author and reader, should lie short. Each contributor Is request
ed to inclose Ids name and address on a M-narato sheet of paper. There arc
no other conditions.
The prize is $TiU H offered by The KepnbHc and $25 by Mr. Thomas K.
Sklnker, present head of the Sklnker family. An interesting illustrated ar
ticle on the subject of the Pkinkor home will be found on iigc 1. part II,
this uioriiiuc. K
s. . . ... ..-,. . : rour-niins cr me countv is ,-e. irv anil
01 G Si A PnRlPQLOC1 " ls falling very fast. Lite corn' I al-
rLflp! A uuiibi1toojSs,ldSnrffieSi!sr-
Iutei national Meeting of Life Sav
ing Societies Proposed for
The Society of the Hospitable Breton Res
cuers of France is pieparing to hold on In
ternational congresj of live-paving and
maritime security organizations at the
World's Fair. President Roosevelt lias been
asked to give prestige to the congress by
accepting the title of high protecting mem
ber of the congress.
David J. Hill. Acting Secretary of State,
has transmitted to the Exposition manage
ment the iettet rrom the society to the
President as posa-sslng interest to the
World's Fair authorities. It reads:
Excellency: For the past thirty years
our society has been occupied with the es
sentially humanitarian question of life-saving
and appeals to all persons Interested
In such questions. Therefore, we have al
ready organised several International con
gresses and are now organizing that of
"We have received the approval of nearly
all nations, and we reckon as patrons and
members a number of foreign sovereigns,
the Pope, the King of England, the King ot
the Belgians, the King of Sweden, the Em
press of Russia, the Queen of Spain and the
Qun of Portugal. All of the Powers will
be represented by the congress nt Nantes,
and the questions that will be discussed in
that congress are of universal Interest,
such as the regulation of the approach uf
vessels and the lines of route"' far vessels of
liiuai: 4uci'&iiii; wiiu in.v lWIl liuuei
consideration since 1S02 wil' not yet bo
solved nt the next congress, but they will
have made great progress, and we have the
thought that they might possibl) be settled
at a congress which will be held at St.
Louis at the Universal Exposition which
will take place In that city in li-H. If wc
obtain the realization of this project It will
be the glory of the United States to have
completed that work, the aim of our ef
k. or i may .mi:kt iieiii:.
!. I.oul. Drlrcntlon Will Try to
Urine Com riilion to M. I.unlx.
The Si. Ixiuls leics.tlo,i in the Supreme
Lodge of the Knights oi Pythias uml the
Biennial Kncampment of the I'ulformed
Rank, to be lipid in San Francisco, will
make an effort to have the 1WI meeting ot
the order held in this city.
John J. Brown, of Vandalla. III., secre
tary of the Illinois World's Fair Commis
sion, writes to Si. ixiuls members of the
order that h! headquarters during the en
campment will be at the Palice Hotel In
San Francisco, and that he ls willing to aid
In the matter or securing the next meet
ing for the World's Fair lty. Other promi
nent members of the order in other States
have written offering their services for the
AitnGYnan ,piu:.ss cojimissioa.
OrKunlxatlon Will Make Kxtenslvp
Kxullilt at the Kxposltlon.
Jose de Ollvares. World's Fair Commis
sioner to South American countries, has
cabled to the Exposition management that
the combined Argentine press" has appoint
ed a commission to the Fair and that the
organization will make an exhibit, which
will have great Influence on the South
A letter received yesterday from the same
source states that Grnnja Blanca. one nt
the largest commercial establishments in
South America, has Informed him that it
proposes to make an exhibit at the Exposi
tion. Grsnja Blanca Is located at Buenos
Amateur Editors Convention.
The United Amateur Press Association
decided ot Its recent annual convention in
Philadelphia to meet !n St. Lculs In 1933.
Charles A. Wendemuth of St- Louis, who
attended the convention, says that a meet
ing place for 1304 has not been chosen,
but he believes the association will como to
this city In that ycar.
Pine Bluff, Arlc, July 26. Jefferson Coun
ty's CommUwioner ot Agriculture, j. ji.
.Hudson, makes the following report ot crop
"Cotton in Jefferson County has deter-
j lorated 10 oer cent during July. Onlv Io
I lated showers. In the southern part of the
J county have occurred during this k.
FOUND DEAD IN FOREST PARK.
Agcstine Ilrignole Shot Himself in
Agotine Bragnole. an Italian, of No. 311
Franklin avenue, committed suicide some
time yesteitlay morning In Forest Park by
shooting hlmelf In the mouth."
Officer A. Wlnkel or the mounted police
fund his body about 0 yards north, of. the
Jefferson bridge about 338 In the after
coon. John Shea of No. I5 Olive street saw a
man lying In the same spot at S o'clock in
the morning, but thinking It was some one
sleeping, did not notify the police.
In Brignole's clothes were found $:.!. a
lKHtle of medicine purchased from I-oiils
Schurk's drug store. No. 31 Olive street, a
card of the St, Louis Social flub. No. H16
Franklin avenue, and a letter directed to
lilmsWr on Franklin avenue, the number be
ing torn off.
The prescription for the medicine was
, written by Doctor A. C. ItoWn-on of No.
j 341C Pine street on Friday. Doctor Robin
i son. says- the fellow came to his office ami
acted very queerly. saying he was very
nervous ami Knew sometntng awrul was go
ing to happen to him. He asked for a pre
scription to quiet his nerve-, which Doctor
Robinson gave him. Inquiry at the Frank
lin avenue addrev. where Brbrnoie lived
with a cousin, brought out th" fjet that lie
had left the houo vry early, saying he
was going In search of work. Hl relatives
do not think the lack of emplovment led
to his action In rommltt'.'iR suicide, a' he
was known at a gnod waiter awl bartender
and could get a position whenever he
His body was removed to the morgue and
nt a late hour last night no order for its re
moval had been given.
HE WILL RETURN TO PRISON.
Albert I. Forbes -Must Serve
Twelve Years for Forgery.
I, . . iA, .!. ..,..,, .
jviiien ij. rwiui;. iiie iivii liar veicrail
who violated his iwrole from the Indiana
Penitentiary, after serving two jears on a
forgery sentence for fcurteen erf. and
who surrtndcred to t'hier of Defectives
Iwsmomt. wl.I be returned to the l'.intn-
J il.il to-uay.
nlti ..jnml re-vuvu a irspunaive ".e.e
Kiam jMnerday tioiu Hie I'cm.entlary hu
thorities nt Michigan city. tlina that an
onicer uouhl be etax for Forties. According
to the laws oj Indian.! the prisoner, who Is
U lears old. mu.t serve tho remainder of
ills t-entence. twelve year. without
"I ntver sinned lwt once, conscientious
ly." he said, "and that was when I lorgeil
a note lor HLX. wheu 1 couldn't get along
without the money. I paid my victim bick
with pension money while In prison, but, oi
course, that did not lessen my punishment.
I was paroled through the efforts of my
friends, who promised me a good ttosltinn.
but when they broke their piom.se I lost
courage I should have returned to prison,
but freedom was tempting, and I lle. I
regret my step ami feei that I should rot
pass from thi liie with a buruen of sin
ffwrfaXs.-1 wouM servi my ,erra ,f
INDORSE CHARLES D. iREAVES.
Malvern, Ark., Republicans Hold a
Malvern, Ark.. July M. The Republican
supporters of Charles D. Greaves, candMaie
for Governor, held a mass convention to
day in the courthouse here and perfected
a permanent organization. A County Cen
tral Committee was formed and the commit
tee elected D. D. Maddrey chairman and
Kdward H. Tennehill secretary. Strong
resolutions were adopted renouncing the
Republican machine men who styles thsn
The convention indorsed President Roose
velt and his administration and pledged Its
support to C. D. Greaves for Governor. The
matter of etlectlng a county ticket was eft
to the discretion of the County Central
Committee, Ben M. Foreman of Texark
ana addressed the convention and exposed
the methods of the Ciayton-Remmel taction.
MO.. SpNDAY. JULY 27, 1902.
ALL OVER TEXAS
Torrential Downpour Covers Two
Thirds of the State Traffic
COTTON CROP BADLY DAMAGED.
It Is Estimated that Loss on This
Alone Will Reach the Sum
of Three Million
Dallas. Tex.. Julv 26. There. is no Im
provement In the Rood and railroad situa
tion In Texas. If anything, the situation
Is worse than It was last night. Rain con
tinued to fall last night and to-dny over
two-thirds of the State. Great freshets
prevail in the Pecos, the Colorado, the
Brazos and the Trinity rivers and their
tributaries. The d.imace to railroads will
reach Into the hundreds of thousands of
dollars. Many miles of track must be re
built, many mere miles nre under water,
scores of washouts have occurred and
numerous Iron bridges washed away.
Daniel Co;rsdell. a banker of Granbury, In
Hood County, gives it as his opinion that
the damage to the cotton crop of the Lower
Brazos Valley will reach from tZOW.COO to
J3.CkJ.fti No through train have reached
Dallaj to-day from the West on the Texas
and Pacific, and none from the South on the
Missouri. Kansas and Texas, the Cotton
Belt or the Gulf. Colorado and Santa Fe.
The Santa Fe has fost a bridge and LOcO
feet of track between Clifton and Valley
Mills. The Missouri. Kansas and Texas
has several washouts and a bridge gone at
the Cotton Belt crossing near Hlllsboro.
It Is feared that the big dam near Hllls
boro will break and cause disaster. The
Texas a.nd Pacific reports that the rain Ust
night on its line as far west as Balrd was
territlc It Is not known what the condi
tion Is around Big Springs, because th
town is isolated, tracks under water, wires
down and many washouts to be rcpnl-ej.
The road hopes to get Into Colorado City
with relief trains some time to-morrow, but
does not expect to get Into Big Springs be
Waterbound naisensers, as fast as they
are reached, are being transferred by boats.
One btidge near Pecos has been replaced
four times' since last Sunday and as often
swept away. Several washouts and brldgi
have been repaired and made to hold near
Thurber. Gordon and Balrd. Through trains
from the east to EI Paso are not expected
to run regularly till near the end of next
A strange feature of the flood is the fact
that at what Is known as the Dlvld-. nt
Willis Point, on the Texas and Pacific,
seventy-five miles east of Dallas, no rain
has fallen for ten months.
In the last week It has rained all around
that spot, but not a drop has fallen there.
The rains have fallen from one end of the
State to the other and the operating depart
ments ot all roads are uneasy on account
of the liability of any and all streams to
get on a rampage.
Reports from Graham. In the Panhandle,
say the Brazos is much higher than dur
ing the famous rise in 1S76 and that peo
ple down the river may look out for a big
flood. A Waco bulletin said the Brazos
had risen thirty-five feet there and the
water was five feet deep In the streets of
There are washouts on the Texas Central
line In the Bosque Valley, and trains are
running no further west than Whltnsy.
Two bridges over Steele Creek are gone.
The Cotton Belt Is cut off from Gatesville
by a washout at Iyon River. It is feared
the I.eon bridge will go.
OFFER CITY FREE LIBRARY.
Mr. and Mrs. Honck Make Liberal
Proposition to Cape Girardeau.
Cape Girardeau. Mo.. July S5. Mr. and
Mrs. I.ouIs Houck hae offered the city of
Cape Girardeau a free public library. They
agre to furnish a building with equipment
and books to represent an expense of C0.
VK. not countlnr the real estate, which they
also agree to give.
All this Is upon the condition that the
cltv will perpetually maintain the library
by an annual tax of 2 mills on the dollar
on taable property of the city. Mr. Houck
will alto require that the city furnish free
light and water and fuel for the building.
This offer wa made to the CommercUl
Club and citizens at a mass meeting at
the Courthouse last night. A committee
was appointed to arrange terms necessary
for the acceptance of the offer.
ARKANSAS CENSUS AGENTS.
Permanent Appointments to Pro
cure Ueports on Cotton Crops.
Pine Bluff. Ark., July M. Under direc
tion of the Census Bureau the following
agents have Ju: been appointed in Arkan
sas b Xatl: i". E.kln of Washington:
Pulaski County. James V. O'Halr. Little
Rock: Arkansas. S. M. Hamilton. Dc Witt;
Lincoln. T. II. Free. Varner; Desha. Jack
Bernhardt. Dumas; Drew, William D.
Rogers. Montlcello; Bradly, Henry C
Hale. Warren; Calhiun. D. W. Bass. Hamp
ton; Ouachita. J. 11 Parker. Camden; Dal
las. Henry R, The mas. Ramsey.
This Is an Innovation In the Census Bu
reau, by which it ls expected that a more
Intelligent Idea of the trat-cn's cotton out
put will be realized. Kacb agent will re
port from his county three times each sea
son. The aiipolntments are permanent.
EDUCATOR IS SERIOUSLY ILL
President George F. Urvant Suffer
ing From Stomach Poisoning.
Kansas City. Mo.. July 25. George F.
Bryant, prlnclpnl of the Independence High
Scllool. president of Christian College at
Columbia. Mo., and president of Woodland
College. Independence, ls seriously HI at his
home In McCauley Park, near Independence.
He was selzei with symptoms of ptomaine
poisoning last night about 7 o'clock. He
ts 62 years old and came to Independence
about twenty years ago from Columbia.
"Last year he was elected principal of the
Independence High School.
Mr. Bryant is a son of John Bryant, who
Is also very ill at his home In Independence.
ANGELL DIED OF HYDROPHOBIA.
Uutler Citizen WaB Bitten by Mad
Dog in April.
Butler. Mo.. July 2S.-James Arurell. Street
Commissioner ot this city, died to-day of
hydrophobia, having been bitten by a mad
dcx last April. j
JOHN W. GATES'S LATEST FLYER.
News advices from Chicago are to the effect
lu airships for the purpose of competing
After Much Bragging, lie Returns j
Precipitately to Caracas With
Three Thousand Men.
REBELS GATHERING IN FORCE.
Retreat of Venezuelan President
Has Greatly Depressed His
Followers and'Knd of Gov
ernment Seems Near.
WHIerastadt. Island of Curacoa, July 25.
President Castro of Venezuela has returned
to Caracas from Barcelona, owing to the
Imiiosslbllity for hlra with his array of 3.C0O
men to attack the revolutionists waiting
for him Intrenched at Aragua, capital of the
State of Guzman Blanco.
He departed without firing a single shot,
notwithstanding his proclamation in which
he said he would fight one against ten.
The moral effect produced by his retreat
is disastrous for the Government end
gives nn Idea of the strangest of revolu
tions, which latterly has spread toward
the center of Venezuela.
The revolutionists are at Chaguaramas, on
their way to Orituco. sixty miles from Ca
racas. Pres'dent Castro's new plan Is to attack
the revolutionists near Valencia, where
they arc assembling from all directions.
General Rlera with 13M men being on the
way there from Corro.
General Solagnle. with 7,000 men. Is
marching to the rendezvous from San
Felipe. General Mendco. with U09 men. Is
bound there from RarqulslraMo, and Gen
eral Matos, leader of the revolution, ac
companied by General Mnnagas and large
forces of revolutionists. Is also headed for
The Government of President Castro can
not hold out much longer. Funds are
needed badly. Trains on the Caracas Rail
road are being held up dally by the revo
lutionists. GIRL DIED RATHER
THAN RETURN TO WORK.
Took Carbolic Arid While In Company
of Wealthy Yimng Vale Student
nt Double Reach Home.
New Haven. July X Because she had
had a taste of dissipation and could not
bring herself back to work In tho shop.
Etta Cook shallowed carbolic acid at the
Double Beach lloii'c last night and died
la tho arms of Alfred Austell, one of the
brightest students In Talc as well as one
of the wealthiest.
The Cook girl had ben employed by the
Winchester Repeating Arms Company till
six weeks ago. She then resigned at tho
request of Austell, with whom she had
ben Irlendly lor a ear. Since that time
she had been much of the lime at the
Double Beach House. They had a room
Austell had been making plans to leave
this city on Monday and go to his home
In Atlanta. Ga. He received a Yale law
school diploma last June and there was
nothing except Miss Cock to detain him in
New Haven any longer. Ho planned to
make the Journey by automobile, taking
the longest trip ever made by a Yale stu
denta total of 1.CC0 miles.
Yesterday afternoon Austell called for
Miss Cock In his automobile and took her
from this city out to the Double Beach
House. They had enjoyed shooting out
around Branford and other places In the
fast machine and then went to the Double
Beach House. They went to their room and
remained there till lato In tho evening.
They had retired.
f Suddenly Miss Cook sprang up and went
into a smalt closet which was used as an
anteroom and which contained a bath.
Austell thought nothing of her action till
he heard a groan. He Jumped Just In time
to receive the falling body of the glrL She
collapsed and died In his arms.
Austell was stricken with Brief, He sum
moned help and everything that could be
done by the hotel employes was carried
Into effect. A physician was called, but
there was nothing for him to do. Th
girl had been dead some time. Miss Cook
was 19 years old and an orphan. Coroner
Mix wlU Investigate the cause ot the sul-ctfrs.
that the great plunger will take a "flyer"
for the St, Louis World's Fair prize.
TO IMPEACH JUDGE
Their Conrse, It Is Announced,
Will Depend on Decision in
WILL APPEAL TO PRESIDENT.
If Organizers 2s ow in Jail for Con
tempt Are Not Released, They
Will Ask President Roose
velt for a Pardon.
Indianapolis. July It The United Mine
Workers may try to obtain the impeach
ment of Federal Judge Jackson of West
Virginia, who restrained them from holding
meetings, to Induce men to quit work, and
Imprisoned several of tho organizers for
violating an Injunction?
The plan of action Is not definitely out
lined, but It Is- probable that the Impeach
ment proceedings will be begun soon. If
Judge Jackson, after & final hearing, re
fuses to dissolve the Injunction.
Secretary Wilson admitted to-day that the
miners contemplate this course and that a
complete transcript of the case, including
the complaints and Judge Jackson's deci
sion, will be prepared for submission to
President Roosevelt and the Senate. Tho
miners also Intend to give to the public
the evidence In the case.
Wilson says that the miners will not
ssk President Roosovelt to interfere with
the Injunction, as. he says, they realize that
the President Is without power as to In
junctions, but if the habeas corpus proceed
ings fall to release the organizers, the
President will be asked to pardon them.
The habeas corpus proceedings will ba
begun as soon as th: papers can be made
MISS SARAH VAN ALEN A BRIDE.
Father's Wedding Gift Was Check
Newport. R, I.. July 2i The wedding of
Miss Sarah Van Alen. youngest daughter
of James J. Van Alen. to Robert J. Collier,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter F. Collier of New
York, took place this morning. Tho mar
riage ceremony wns performed at Wake
hurst, the home of the bride's father. In
the presence of the immediate Van Alen
family only. The knot was tied by tho
Reverend William B. Meenan. rector of St,
Mary's Roman Catholic Church, nssbtcd
by the Right Reverend F. X. Byrnes of
Following the house ceremony a high
nuptial mass nt St. Mary's Church was cel
ebrated by Bishop Byrnes and assistants.
Neither Mr. Van Alen nor Mrs. Wm, Astor,
the grandmother ot the bride, was at the
church, from which It Is Inferred that the
bride's father would not sanction a Cath
olic church wedding, and from the fact that
Mr. P. F. CollIr was) not at the house it
Is Inferred that Mr. Van Alen was not .n
sympathy with the wedding, but could not
prevent It, as his daughter was of age.
The guests at the church, besides the
wedding part-. Included Mrs. Stuyvcsont
Fl3h. Harry Lehr. Mrs.'Adolph Ladcnburg
and Miss Rives. Following the mass the
bride and bridegroom were driven to Wake
hurst and thence to tho New York Yacht
Club station, where they boarded the yacht
Rahada. They will pass their honeymoon
on the yacht.
It is understood that Mr. Van Alen gave
his daughter as a wedding present a check
for K09.000 and that Mrs, William Astor
gave the bride a valuable diamond brooch.
Miss Van Alen became of age on July i
and Inherited a large estate, mostly per
sonal property, left by her mother. She
Joined the Catholic Church about a year
ago In opposition to her family.
RIVAL FOR FUSION "TICKET.
Kansas Straight-Out Populists Call
Topeka. Kas., July 2S. Kansas straight
out Populists ore to put a full State ticket
in the field against the recently named Populist-Democratic
A call for a moss convention to meet in
Tcpeka on August 1 was Issued to-day by
J. H. Lathrop and N. Robblns ot Topeka,
who represent the straight-out party that
nominated W. H. Barker of Philadelphia
two ysars ao y
PEIOE FIVE CENTS.
THE WORLD'S FAIR
Senator William A. TIarri9 of Kan
sas Departs for Europe ott A
FOREIGN LIVE STOCK EXHIBIT-
lie Will Arrange With European
Breeders to Make Distinct, ,
Tvpical and Character- $
istic Showing. ,G2
" The Republic Bureau. "V
llth St, and PennsylranU Aye.
Washington. July 25. Senator William Ai
Harris of Kansa9 and Mra. Harris will salt
from New York next Wednesday on tha
Whlto Star liner Majestic for Liverpool.
The Senator will go to Europo as the
special Commissioner of the Louisiana Ptnx
chase Exposition, and his mission will be tor
arrange with European stock breeders andi
traders for exhibits of foreign breeds ofl
live stock at the Fair.
Mr. Harris will bear credentials from tht
State Department and letters to TJnltedl
States diplomatic and consular ofneers, di
recting; them to co-operate with him in his
plans. He will also take with him personal
letters from Secretary Hay, introducing him
to European Government official.
The Senator said, to-day that his Idea wa3
that the exhibit at St. Louis should ba
made a great international live stock show.
The breeds, he said, should bo distinct
typical and characteristic. Through Am
bassador Choata bsvwill endeavor to arrange '
with King Edward for the exhibition of tha
royal herd ot Shorthorns at Sandrlngham.
and also the herd at Windsor, which was
owned by the lata Queen Victoria. He wilt
spend six weeks abroad, in course of whlcit
he will visit points In Great Britain
France. Germany and Holland.
The Senator Intended to go to Russia, an
obtain soma of the distinct breeds of Rus
sian horses for the Fair, but he will not
have time to do this and. Instead, will ne
gotiate with soma of tho Russian breeders
through United States Consuls at St,
Petersburg and other Russian cities.
Ha will return to the United States about
September 1 for tha campaign in Kansas.
Ho stated to-day that he Intended to put im
four weeks of hard wort for tho fusion
State and county tickets.
ANOTHER HONOR LIST ISSUED.
Medals and Certificates for Officers
and Enlisted Men.
Washington. July 25. A general order has!
been Issued by General Milej, commanding
the army, announcing the award of zaedalsM
ot honor and certificates of merit to oCl-J
cers and enlisted men for spcclaUy merl-w
torious duty. The awards cover a periodW
beginning with the Civil War and extending.!
to last winter and are in addition to sj
list published two years ago, when the flrsw
awards were announced.
In the present list are the names of Geai
eral Horace Porter and Colonel Albert Inl
Mills, superintendent of the Military Acad-J
emy. both of whom are given medals for-;
acts of bravery, tha former at Atlanta anJ
the latter at Santiago. The medal of honozM
list, in part, a as follows: j
William E, Berkhelmer, Major, Artffierjr
Corps. U. 8. A.
William C Bryan, Hospital Steward, tj
Bernard A. Byrne, Major. Thirteenth; In.
Robert O. Carter, First Lieutenant. XT. 3,
R. E. Emmett. First Lieutenant; ITIntlk
Frederick Funston. Brigadier General. 1
James Kephart. private. Company C,
First Battalion. Thirteenth Infantry.
John A. Logan. Major. Thirty-third in
fantry. U. S. V. (deceased).
William H, Sage, Captain. Twenty-third
Georgo E. Stewart, First Lieutenant, Fif
teenth Infantry. U. S. A.
George W. WaUaco, First Uestenant,
BRITONS FIGHT MAD MULLAH,
Kill 150 Tribesmen and Captnra
Much Liv.e Stock.
Aden. Arabia. July S. The British expe
ditionary force operating' against the Mad
Mullah in Bsst Africa, after scouting;
northeast of Damot over an absolutely wa
terless country, learned the general direc
tion of the Mullah's forces and his prison
ers, and sent off a mounted column, under
Colonel Cobbe. which, after an eighty-mile
chose across the desert, came in contact
with the tribesmen, killed 150 ot them and
captured 400 camels and 10.000 sheep. The
British had eight men killed and four
ENGLAND BEATEN AT CRICKETw
Sensational Finish in Game kWitH
London. July IS. Australia won the test
cricket match with all-England by three
The flnWh was tho most sensational ever
witnessed In England.
This morning the Australians were dis
missed for eighty-six runs in their second
Innings and the Englishmen set about tha
task of making up the 123 rounds which
were required to make them winners, but
they barely failed to accomplish this, owing
to a rain-sodden wicket.
WAS A THREE-CORNERED FIGHT.
Lively Shooting Among Farmers in
Temple, Tex.. July It At Holland Tex.,
seventeen miles south of here. Charles Pea
cock was shot and killed; Tom Harris mor
tally wounded, receiving eighty-seven buck
shot in his arm and body, and John Bird;
the third principal, escaped uninjured, ia a
three-cornered fight to-day.
All of them were respected farmers, and
the trouble ls supposed to have originated,
over alleged slighting remarks made con
cerning a member ot Peacock's family by
ono of the other two.
t LEARNS IN MIDOCEAN
THAT FATHER IS DEAD.
Qucenstown. July 2S. Clarence H.
Mackay. eon ot the late John W.
Mackay. who was a passenger on
V board the Cunard Line steamer Cam- '
pania. from New York. July 19, which
arrived hero yesterday, received tha
news of his father's death by wire- t
less telegraphy at 3 p. m., July It, ,
from tho westbound steamer Saxo-
4 nla, of tho same line.
Mr. Mackay received a larss num. 5t
A bar ot telegrams here. The wireless ll S
news created the greatest sympathy
for Mr. Mackay amonjj tha Cam-
panla's passengers. V
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