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Must sell this week for $500: 6 1-2
acres of alfalfa, 1 1-2 acres in cante loupes; fine water facilities; 3 room house; stable, etc. E. E. Pascoe, 110 N. Centre St. BEPUBL House ir Churchill Addition Wanted: I have a cash customer that wants a small home in this, addition. Come In quick. E. E. Pascoe. 110 Norta Cen ter st. 1 JILIi1 .JB-JLLM ! I I V I! JSP g FIFTEENTH: YEAR. PHOENIX, ARIZONA, MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 27, 1904. VOL. XV. NO. 3D THE ICAN STOPPED SHORT Russian Account of Naval Engagement of June 23 THE ISSUE YET IN DOUBT It Is Said To Be Admitted at St. Peters burg That Three Warships Were Lost A Chinese Report That as Many Jap Vessels Were Damaged. St. Petersburg, June 26. Under date of June 26 Viceroy Alexieff telegraphod the emperor as follows: "Our Port Arthur squadron, commanded by Rear Admiral Wieslhoft, consisting of six battleships, live cruisers ."ml ten tor pedo boats, put to sea at 8 o'clock on the morning1 of June. 23. "According to .reports received from signal stations on Liao Ti-esh Sshan promontory, the ships went out without accident. 'When our vr-.-sls reached open wa ter the enemy's lleet, consisting of nine large ships, of which three were battle ships and twonty-two torpedo boats, was sighted on the horizon. Our nii:dron attacked the enemy. "I'p to present ! have received no news of the result of the fighting." Up to tonight the Japanese ieporc of the late loss of three Russian ships at Pot t Arthur has not been published al though the authorities allowed the pub lished statement that the squadron h'.icl made a sortie and also news of the h.sis of a Japanese torbedo boat , destroyer. The admiralty is unwilling unnecessar ily to alurm the public by the circula tion of such statements entirely on the authority of the enemy. On the other hand according t a foreign naval attache the admiralty today admitted that Rear Admiral Wlestheeft, the noval commander of Port Arthur hart lost one battleship and two cruisers hut in the absenc of details, there was an inclination to be lieve that the ship struck mines. Thi Japanese version of the fight is r ceived with reserve. hOW IT WAS DONE. A Tokio Account of the Sinking of the Ships. London, June 26 Central News has received a dispatch from its Tokio cor respondent, dated June 26, saying that a (let a Med acount of the naval battle at Port Artiur has just been published there According to the account six Russian battleships, and three cruiser. came out of the harbor on the morning of June 23 and remained out during the day. They Ftaried to return to the harbor in the evening when the Japanese attacked, eight different as saults being made by torpedo boa'.3 ONLY 33 DAYS OU can't tell mouse how woman iumo. Y this advertisement how many good shoes I we have to show you, that you really need, that we can save you a big round J I dollar on, and more. Come and see I them yourself. A FEW NETTLETON MEN'S SHOES, worth $6 and $7 at. .' ' ABOUT 36 PAIRS OF LADIES' HANAN & SON SHOES, wrth S5.00- nt ' 150 PAIRS OF BOYS' KID, CALF AND RUSSIAN COLT snuLa from the best factories in America, stylish, strong, comfortable shoes, for every purpose, worth $3.00, C at...... -t' 24 PAIRS OF LADIES' LINEN OaFORDS, suitable to wear with sum mer skirts; cool comfortable, durable, and worth T5c a pair j more than we ask AEOUT 300 PAIRS OF LADIES' $4.00 BOOTS, lace and button, turn and welt soles, all styles of lasts, light, soft, dress shoes, heavy, dur able street shoes. They are WDrth every cent of the former J T T nrlce at '--- ABOUT 200 PAIRS OF LADIES' serviceable and stylish boots, th-i Children's Shoes I Something give for Nothing N. C. WILSON, MANAGER SHOE DEPARTMENT " M'KEE'S CASH STORE during the itight. and lasting until dawn of Friday. . The Ohiraraka twice torpedoed a bat tleship of the Peresviet type and saak her. A battleship of the Sevastopol type, and a cruiser of the Diana tyje were disabled and towed i'vway. The tleet returned to harbor Fridir The newspapers euloize Togo's prompt ac tion. HEARD THE BATTLE. The Eig Guns Were Fired at Ssa and Not at Port Arthur. Che Foo, June 26. Steamers passing thirty miles to the westward of Liao Tie Shan last night did not hear any firing. This leads to the supposition that reports of the guns heard hevi were in a naval battle southeast of Port Arthur. Chinese arriving here report that the Japanese army Is within oevtr. miles of Kaipdng and that the Russians have fallen back to Yamchiarien Just north of Kaiping, where the gunboats' will not be so effective. They also de port that the Russians are entering1 the gates of the ancient city of New Chwnng ;n the north part ' of New Chwang. A Chinese wlro arrived from the vi cinity o Port Arthur in a junk reports that at daylight last Friday mo-ning l".i Paw two lirge Japanese shins and throe to'pcco boats withdrawn fio'i the lleet off Port Arthur. The vens.'Is were all damaged. MYSTIFYING MOVEMENTS. An Abandonment of the Japanese Junc ture in Front of Kdropatkin.' St. Petersburg, June 26. The general staff has received the following -dispatch from Lieutenant General Sak haroff dated June 23: "On the morn ing of June 25, the enemy's advance guard which was occupying the valley of the Kho river ,ten miles southwest of Kai Chau, fell back six miles. "On June 24, a Japanese detachment cf two companies of infantry and two rquadrons of cavalry approached the, village of Siadiau lit thu mountain seven miles from Kai Chou in a south erly direction. The patrols cf the enH emy also appeared at Khouaivanf m a locality fifteen "and a half miles east of Kai Chau, and four and a half fniles northwest of Chapan Pass, a detachment of the Japanese advance guard has occupied the village of Taoiirthoon on the road from Siu Yen to Kai Chau. "The Japanese patrols are also pDst ed between Kriadahoon and Madiava Isa on the read from Khansa o Siakho Tanou. Paddzlatey and Pantchanion passes on the road from Siu Yen to Kal Chau continue to be occupied by the enemy. There i. no change In the lo cality from Siu Yen to Haicheng.' Our rifles hai a skirmish cn June 24 with Japanese patrol on the road from Fen? Wang Cheng to Hai Cheng, fifteen and a half miles northwest of Feng Wfeng Cheng. The cr.emy had or.e killed. To ward the evening of June 24 we found the Japanese were advancing from Sar ganhoon via. Haicheng. Their advance guard composed of two companies oe Minlfd the villaee of Kangapouzo. A small body of the enemy aIo occupied by the looks of far it can make You can't tell from I $3.75 .$2.85 V $2.00 BOOTS, good, strong price $1.35 .... . 1 a i a 1 5 to 8, worth $1.50, at 8 1-2 to 11. worth $2.00. at $1-25 11 1-2 to 2, worth $2.50, at $1.60 With every purchase of shoes, amounting to $2.00 or over, we will you hKtb one Dome ui me u- mous TRILBY SHOE POLISH for 25c. Sells v Tungopouse, five miles Selujan. northwest of JAPANESE WILL NOT JOIN. Llao Yang, June 2t. The second Jap anese army under General Oku Is with drawing all along the line, having ap parently abandoned the Intention ol effecting a juncture with General Kuroki's army. INDECISIVE FIGHTING. Liao Yang. June 26. Reports of fir ing between the advance guards ure continually coming in. The battles are Indecisive but they show that the Jap anese are moving forward regularly on each front. This- Is corroborated by official dispatches. , WILL TAKE KAI CHAU TODAY. New Chwang, June 26. A Chinaman who is known to the Associated Press correspondent as a Japanese agent, says that the Japanese plan to enter Kal Chau unopposed not later than Monday and they expect a battle near Tashlkitao. If victorious they w'.li 1 place troops on New Chwang Immf di ately. PURSUING COSSACKS. Mukden, June 25. Major General Mitsohenko, with several companies of Cossacks were attacked by a consider able force of Japanese rwest of the Ya'.u river on June 25. The kt.Ker were routed and pursued tweilve . hours. They sustained heavy losses. JAPS' LOSSES AT VAFANGOW. Washington. June 26. The following cablegram was received at the Japan ese legation today from Tokio: '.'Gen eral Oku reports that our casualties at Telissu were 247 killed, including seven officers and 946 wounded, including forty-three officers." . LOGGING CAMP DISASTER. Ten Men Killed by the Bursting of Flume. Kemmerer, Wyo., June 26. A reuort has reached here that ten men lost their lives at Kendall's logging camp, at the headwaters of Green river, southeast of this place. It is said that the accident was caused by the burst ing of a flume. The reports cannot be verified. INCREASING MYSTERY. "ie Continued Absence rr-.ir. of Mr. Loo- Paris. June 26. Not .a word has been received regarding the whereabouts- of Kent J. Loomis, brother of Francis B. Loomis. the American, assistant secre tary of state, who disappeared from the steamer Kaiser Wilhelm 21. at Ply mouth on June 20. The case is one of increasing mystery. GORY MISSING LINK. inding of Body May Establish Case of Murder. Meivin, Iowa. June 26. The finding today of the body of Peter Johnson, who disappeared on Feb. 13, 1903, sup plies the missing link m what is ue- Irevcd to be a murder. Fred Hokuf, Johnson's hired man, is now in the j Osceola county jail, charged with the murder. Hokuf lived on the Johnson farm until his arrest and always main tained that Johnson had gone on a long visit. He also disposed of nearly all of Johnson's personal property, o RAILROAD MAN DIES. Chicago, June 21. Alfred P. Iiig low, general western freight agent of the IJaltimore & Ohio, died here today of acute jUr'ght's disease. Mr. Bige low, who came to Chicago from Zones ville, Ohio, when a boy, was one of the host known railway men in the we3t. ARCHBISHOP GUIDI DEAD The Head of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. Manila, June 26. Mgr. Guidi, the apostolic delegate to the Philippine Is lands died tonight of iheart failure. The funeral will take place next Friday and the remains will be interred two months later at Rome. Washington, June 26. A , cablegram was received tonay at the departmen from Manila announcing the death there today of Archbishop Guidi. o ' DESERTERIS CAUGHT. South Dakota Man Soon Army Life. Wearied of Sioux Falls, S. D., June 26. George Menth, aged twenty-eight, left here this afternoon fcr Sioux City in charge of a government officer. He is accused of deserting from the United States army. Menth's home ia at Hartford near fcioux Falls. About five months ago he enlisted in the army. Soon tir ing of the life of a soldier, he deserted, Recently he returned to Hartford and was arrested at the direction of the Uriited States military authorities. If convicted by court-martial Menth will have to serve frcm two to five years in priscn. CONFESSES INCENDIARISM. Winnipeg, Man., June 26. At For Williams Adolph Taucob has been ar rested, charged with incendiarism. He confessed to burning buildings to the value of over $2,000,000 within a year, including the city hall, McDonald engl neerintr nlant. Klevator U, Canadian t pr : 1 .. . . ....... 1 - v.npi-lc nml iliro'! i acme r-iiiwu aiuiA uim lngs. NATIONAL COLLIERY MEN TURN TO WORK. RE- Wilke-harre. Pa.. June 26. Work a the Naitional Colliery of William O'Con rell & Co. was resumed this "morning the trouble between ,-the mine worker and the officials being adjusted. MILLIONS WANTED Suits Are To Be Brought Against Slocum s Owners The Demands Will Aggregate Six Mil lions and the KnicKerbocber Cdm pany Will be BanKrupt. New York, .June 26. The Kniekor becker Steamboat company, according to Attorney Alpheus S. Frank, has betn guilty of such negligence in the pro tection of the General Slocum that it has made itself amenable to suits that must Inevitably drive it into bank ruptcy. Not the mere value of the Slocum'? hull, but the extent of the owners' as sets, says Mr. Frank, constitutes the limit of the company's liability. On behalf of injured persons and re- Wives of victims of the disaster," he said, "we shall bring immediately in the state courts suits for damases. Th suits that will be brought by thoso onceraed will aggregate more than SG..O00.00O. The company will doubt less file a petition in the. United State r,,irt asking: that its liabilities be li mittd to the value of the hull of the pssel. A copy of this petition will have to b? served on all claimants. From the fact 'that the company has. beyond question failed to comply with he statutes relating to life preserving pparatus and other passenger pro- wtinn and from the fact that an.V la i ma n-t has the right to oppose the yranting of such petition.there is ' .in dttiibt that the petition will be denied "In a case of negligence such as this. not the bare value of the hull, but the extent of the ownins company's entir assets Is the only limit to its liability The limitation to the value of the hull was designed largely to encourage the mercantile marine, and does not apply the case in Question. I have con sulted the law very carefully on this rioir.t and am convinced that the en- ire assets constitute the orlv limit-- ion." Mr. Frank added that the company havimr total assets, amounting to aorr.i 00.000. it would be unable to me the judgments to be found against it and with the denial of the Detit!on would have no alternative but to iit i petition in bankruptcy. Mr. Frank said he, had already bo.iir ntrusfed with the cases of some thir ty representatives of victims, and tfcat with Frank M. Hardenbrook. his as sociate, he expected -to beyin the first batch, of suits -Monday.1' i' FOR FARMERS' USE This Country's Exports of Agricultural Implements They Will Amount This Year to $25,- 000,000, Exceeding Those of. Any Earlier Year by $4,000,000. Washington, -June 26. Exports of agricultural implements from the Cni- ted States in the fiscal year about to end will amount to about $25,000,000 in value. This is am increase of about 4,- C00.00O over las-t year and about 9,000,- 000 ever the preceding year. In no class of manufactures exported has the growth been more steady and per sistent than in that of agricultural im plements. The earliest year In which' the value of agricultural Implements exDorted was of sufficient importance to justify a separate statement was 1864. In that yeair. the-total value of agricultural im plements exported was" $611,152. In 1870 the total was $1,000,000. speaking In rcund numbers; in 1880, $2,250,000; in 1890, $3,750,000; in 1895, $5,500,000; in 1900, $16,000,000; In 1902. $16,250,000; in 3903, $21,000,000, and In 1904, as above indicated, is likely to reach about $25, OOO.OCO. Comparing this year's exports with those of a decade earlier? the fig ures, in 1904 are practically five times as great as in 1894, the total for 1S94 be ing $5,027,915. Comparing the growth in exports of agricultural implements with that in other articles during the same period, it may be said that cars and carriages have increased from $3,330,000 in 1894 to a probable $12,000,000 in 1904; chemical, from nearly $7,500,000 in 1894 to a prob able $14,5CO,0C0 in 1904; scientific instru ments, from $1,500,000 in 1894 to $8,000, 000 in 1904, and manufacturers of leath er, from $14,000,000 in lS94,to approxi mately $33,000,000 In 1904. while agricul tural implements have increased from $5,000,000 in 1894 to a probable $25,000, 000 in 1904. The principal foreign markets for American agricultural Implements arc shown in a table just prepared by the department of commerce and labor through its bureau of statistics. It shows that of the $19,000,000 worth of agricultural implements exported frcm the United States during the ten months for which detailed figures are available, nearly $10,000,000 went to Europe, $4,000,000 to South America. $3,000,000 to North America, $1,500,000 to Asia and Oceania, and a little over f half million dollars' worth to Africa. Considering the exports by specifl" countries, Argentina is, in ,1904, the largest customer, the exports thereto In the ten months of 1904 bning $3,592, 010, against $2,500,COO in the same months of the preceding year and $1. COO.000 in the corresponding months of 1902. Next in magnitude is Russia, out exports to that country In th? ten months ending with April, 1904, being valued at .$3,133,442, a decrease of about $300,000 as compared with the corre sponding period of last year. France stands third, the experts of agricultur al Implements to that country in the ten months under consideration being $2,513,061, an increase of nearly a half million dollars over the same months of 1903. The other countries tc which the exports of agricultural Implement? reached a total.. of, one" mffUcnl' or up wards in the ten-months -perioi are, In the order named: United Klngdcm, $1,383,978; Germany, $1,245,233; and British Australasia, $1,226,271; each cf these countries showing a eubstanti?.! increase over the exportations of last year. ' Mowers and reapeis contribute about one-half of the total expertations of agricultural implements from fhe Uni ted States, while plows and cultivators supply about one-sixth of the total, the remainder being made up of miscellan eous tools and Implements grouped un der the general term "All other agri cultural implements and parts of." lx- ptorts of mowers and Teaper have steadily increased, having grown frfcm $2,372,93 in 1S92 to $8,818,370 in 1992, $10, 326,641 in 1903, and in the fiscal year 1904 will amount to about $13,000,000. Exports of plows and cultivators have also rapidly increased, having grown from $397,735 in value in 1892 to $2,791,- C92 in 19C2 .and $3,169,961 in 1903. and will be fully $3,500,000 during the pres ent year. Other agricultural' imple ments hav increased from $1,024,310 in 1892 to $4.677.27S in 1902. .$7,510,020 in 1903. and a probable $8,500,000 in 1904. WESTERN PACIFIC AT WORK. Surveys and Water Tests Are Now Be ing Made for Road. Salt I.ake City, June 26. According to a statement from C. M. Suence. a Nevada mining man, representatives th! mysterious Western Pacific are once more actively engaged in the field driving stakes, the latest survey pxss- imr within three miles of the town of Wells. Nev. The same corporation has a number of men at work driving for water, taking Samples of the Same and sending the sealed jars back to Chica go for . analysis by the same-expert chemist who some months aga teste! the waters encountered west of Grants- vine., near Great Salt Iake. . : In course of conversation with one of the engineers Mr. Spence say that tha surveyor told him that they were trying to find a line from Salt I-Ake to S.ia Francisco which would not exceed :i grade of 1 1-2 per cent. However, to obtain such a line, it will be necessary to do some extensive tunnelinj. PORTUGUESE TROUBLES A Revolt Agarnst Their Authority in South Africa. London, June 26.: A dispatch to tha Central News from Lisbon, says a pun itive expedition is about to be dispatch ed to Portugese West Africa In conse quence of the threatening attitude of the natives there. Since the revolt of the Hero trSbe the natives of both' east and west Africa have been showing signs of insubordination which Have caused the government much uneasi ness. BUYS KOCK ISLAND'S NOTES. First National Bank Takes Loan of $7, 500.000 to Run Three Year. New York. June 26. The announci ment'was made vesterdav that the First National Bank had bousht $7,500,000 in notes from the Chicago. Rock Island 'i Pacific Railway Co. The notes run three years, hear interest at the rate of 4 1-2 per cent, and are secured by t1;e company's first mortgage and refunding 4 per cent bonds. It is understood that J. P. Morgan & Co.. Bla'ir & Co.. ancLKidcler. Peabody & Co. share, in the purchase with the Firrt National Bank. ' The price at which the notes were sold to the bankers was not announc ed. It understood, however, that tin hankers set a commission which makes the loan cost the Rock Island about 5 ner cent. It fs said that most of the notes already have been sold by the bankers to investors at slijsfrtly below oar. SHOT HIS WIFE. Would-bc Murderer Later Jumped Deth From Fourth Story. ta New York. June 26. John Lemcnt. colored, a typewriter, shot and seriou3 ly wounded his wife today and then killed himself by jumping from fourth story window. The wom.in who is 'n a serious condition :at a hcs-. pital told the police that thd shooting was the result of her refusal to live with Lemott. also her refusal to lead GILT EDGE INVESTMENT I FOR SALE 40 acres of choice land, all in splendid stand of alfalfa, round and cross fenced, good well, dwelling house plenty of shade, water right in Maricopa Ca nal, situate west of town i n excellent neighbor hood. ( . Owner leaving valley, will sell for low figure, upon reasonable terms, if taken at once. For full pirticulars call and see - D WIGHT 8. HEARD Cntar and Adama Strt. an immoral life. They hid be'n sen rateil for some time.- she said, and th shooting followed her refusal to resume marital relations. Lemott jumped from the window just as a policeman, who h.i.i heard the shots and the woman'a cries for help, entered the room vhru the shooting occ urivd. Lemott was ;r. years old. FATALLY SHOOTS HIS FATHER. Omaha. Neb., June 26. George Prock, aged IS years, tonight shot and fatally wounded his father John M. Prock. who. it is alleged, was in the ac,t of in flictinz injuries on the son, which the tter declared endangered his life. DUEL FATAL TO BOTH. Marion, 111.. June 26. A pistol en counter between gamblers, fatal to the participants, took place here today. Juer Meredith and John Barth, who had been quarreling, met in a saloon. Meredith began firing on Barth. three shots taking effect. Although in a dy ing condition, Barth fired three rounds. One shot hit Meredith in the mouth, one went through his head just above the eye and another through his heart. SUNDAY BALL GAMES The Results of Contests on Several Diamonds. NATIONAL LEAGUE. CHICAGO, 7: PITTSBURG. 1. At Chicago RIIIe Chicago 7 13 Pittsburg. ......... '. ...... .. 1 7 Batteries Weimtr and Kling; Miller ami . Smith. CINCINNATI. 5; ST, LOUIS, 7. At Cincinnati R H E Cincinnati....'.. ............. 5 12 St. Louis. 7 9 Batteries Walter, Jiellum and Sschlei; Taylor and Gray. P.ROOKLYN, 8; BOSTON, 2. ': At Brooklyn R H Brooklyn ;,8 14 Boston 2 10 Batteries Garvin and Ritter:'JFiDher and Needham. AME..ICAN LtAGUE. ST. IOUIS. 2 At St. Louis St. Louis , Cleveland CLEVKLAND.,7. . R H ". 2 10 . 7 11 E Batteries Sudhoff, Siever and Kai ho; Moore and Bemis. CHICAGO, 5; DETROIT, 4. At Chicago R.HI ( FIRST GAME. Chicago : .. 5 6 Detroit. ....... ' ; 4 8 Batteries White. Patterson and Sul livan; Stovall, Killian and Buelow. SECOND GAME. CHICAGO. C; DETROIT, 2., Chicago .'. : .'. 3 8 Detroit -2 7 Batteries Smith and McFariand Killian and Wood. WESTERN LEAGUE. FIRST GAME. ' OMAHA, 10; ST. JOSEPH, 4. At Omaha R H Omaha '. 10 13 St. Joseph '. 4 10 Batteries Companion and Freze Oh inn a nd Garvin. OMAHA, 6; ST. JOSEPH. 5. -SECOND GAME. Omaha 6 10 St. Joseph 5 9 McCarthy, Brown and Gondins Mauphin and Diehl. SIOUX CITY. 3; COLQ. SPRINGS, At Sioux City R H Stoux Cits: . 3 8 Colorado Springs 4 8 Batteries Cadwallader and Kellv Skppec and Baerwald. SIOUX CITY, 3: COLO. SPRINGS, RECOXD GAME. Colorado Springs .' . 1 3 1. Sioux City 3 4 Lindeman and Kelly; Villmnau and Baerwald. FRUIT CANS! We have them in one and two quaits. They are all ? Shop made. Remember we guarantee every can we sell. Also a full line of Preserving Kettles, etc; D. Ii. BURTIS, 15 E. Washington St. Coffee AFs. RESTAURANT: Ice Cream and Sherbets. i Wholesale and retail. THE LAMSON BUSINESS COLLEGE Offers every Inducement to the young pc-rson wishing to study F-ookkeepIn;?. Business Forms,' Commercial Law, Arithmetic, Grammar, Lettt r Writing. Penmanship, English Composition, Spelling, Reading, Civil Government, Com mercial Geography, Shorthand and Typewriting. Come up to the College and lets talk the matter over. Right now is a good time to. enter. College office is open all day, including Saturdays. The Lamson Business College, Plicenix, Ariz. THE PHOENIX NATIONAL BANK PHOENIX. ARIZONA. Paid-up Capital $100,0u0. Surplus and Uniivlded Profits. $75.00(1. . E. B.GAGE, President. T. W. PKMUERTOX, Vic Presl Int. H. J. McCLUNG. Cashier. R. li. EURM1STER, .Assistant Cashier. Steel-lined Vaults and Steel Safety Deposit Boxes, General Bank ing Business Drafts on all principal cities of the w.orld. DlRKCTOIiS: K B. Guse, T. W. Pemberton, F. M. Murphy. T. M. Ferry, K. N. Fredericks. U H. ChauntirB. F. T. Alkire, J. M. Ford. It J. M.-Clung. THE PRESCOTT NATIONAL BANK FREJSCOTT ARIZONA. Paid-up Capital. $1X),000. 'surplua and Undivided Profits. $,000. F. M. MURPHY, President. MORRIS COLDWATER. Vice PrIJent H. N. FREDERICKS, Cashier. W. C. BRANDON, Assistant CashUr. Brooklyn Chrome Steel-lined Vaults and Safe Deposit Roxe. A central bmr lng business transacted. Directors F. M. Murphy, E. B. Gape, Morria Goldwat-r. John C. Herndon, F. G. Brecht, D. M. Ferry, R. N. Fredericks. Lonu Distance Telephone No. b&L . . . THE AIR RACES Flying Machines After the World's Fair Prize A SCORE OF CONTESTANTS Phoenix Represented by a Mysterious Character Who Is Trying out His Racer in Mid-Heaven in the Dark ness of the Night. St. Louis, June 26. A ne - era In rapid transit, with the beginning of an evolution in travel, is likely to have its inception in the great airship contests at the World's Fair, which Leein this week. The liberal purses offered a awards aggregating $200,000. bring en tries from all parts of the world, anil there is sure to be something doii.c. Every ambitious .inventor of a flying - machine has entered the competition and many kinds of airships will be In evidence. Many cash prizes are to U awarded. Tile largest is a prize of $!mvmh) in lUo aeronaut whose average Fel shall Lv the greatest in three trips. Under tJw? rules of the contest every craft may pass ovtS' the course in a ontinumis flight as many times as desired, and the time as recorded by the fudges will be the average time in which it covtrs the full course. No trial will be tv- Kidc red unless the full course is rov ered. and the aeronaut mast 'make three complete trips around the co-irse at an average speed of at l?ast twen ty miles an hour. The triab will con tinue during the months of July. Au gust and September. Twelve acr-3 Included in a fence thirty feet high near the administra tion building of the fair constitute a windbreak and starting point for the races. The competitors include all tli great airship inventors cf the world, Santos-Dumont, Sir Hiram Maxiio Prof. Langley, Leo Stevens. Octav Chanute and' others aln-ady wcil known being among the number. Be sides these distinguished aw Lai nal- gators' there are scores of utknown in ventors, who have been :i willing ihw opportunity to bring their machines In to prominence and compete for the "ble cash prizes offered by the Louisian Purchase Exposition company. Ai; ships of various kinds ere prepar ing for the races ever the aeronautic course.' One Inventor from Memt.lii. Mo., M. McGary. ha an gg-shaii bag forty-eight feet long- ty twenty one feet wide, attached to which is a car twenty-one feet long. fiv feet wt and four feet deeD. This machine T propelled by four immense wlnss i)at temed after the wings of the common house fly and is steered bv a rudJi" shaped like the tail of a Osls. The In ventor claims that the wlnjs of a flv have a pulling power with bath the up ward and downward strokn and that his machine therefore has twice th power of those with propellers fash ioned after the wlnxs of a b'rd. W. M. Morris, a Monte Vista. Colo rado mining ma nhas constructed a machine which he thinks wl'l solve the problem of aerial navigation. It is 15l feet long and thirty feet lr diameter, made of i aluminum without any sum bag attachment. Its inventor claim for It a smeed of 100 miles an hour In a steady flight without lunging, tlltlr.jr or tinrlns. and he feels confident of carrying off some of the honors in th ereal aerli.1 races. Another Colorado man. Fi. A. ICind ler. of Denver, will enter the content with an nlrshixi which he rlalm will cover eighty miles an hou:". His ma chine consists of a balloon with can vas flaps three feet wide extendlnz en tirely around it .for protection ualnt a sudden descent. These flaps are limp except in case of too sudden h descent, when they open out like f. parachuic. ThU Is only one of several safety ap pliances which belong to th Kiridler Continued on Pa gs 8. FORD HOTEL: European and American plan. Parties desiring bus for any part of city call 'phone Main 512 or Main 73. Ford hotel .