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AUTOMOBILE WRECK
fast Sputhern Passenger Train
Smashes Machine,
TWO KILLED- OTHERS INJURED.
Auto Passenger Car With Eleven Per
sons Aboard Caught in a Deep Cnt
?fcy. a Southern Passenger Flyer.
Birmingham, Ala., Special.-Two
were killed outright, three fatally in
jured^and two others may die as the
result of an accident, in which a
Southern Railway passenger train
near Westlake crashed into a large
automobile below Bessemer Sunday
afternoon.
The automobile maintains a regular
passenger schedule between Bessemer
and Westlake and it was carrying
eleven passengers Sunday to the lake
Sunday afternoon. The machine was
struck by the fast passenger train
shortly after. 4 0 'clock and was almost
?omple?ely demolished. '
There is a steep grade leading
down to the Southern tracks just be
fore Westlake is reached and' as the
highway is in a cut it was impossible
for the chauffeur to see the train or
.for the engineer to see the automo
bile. Those of the automobile pas
>esnger5 who escaped with injuries
'state that the locomotive whistle wa3
not blown for the crossing.'
The front wheels of the large au
tomobile had just run on to the rail
road tracks when the engine struck
it. .The passenger train was running
at a high rate of speed and plough
ed its way through the forward end
of the machine.,
As it was but one and one-half
miles from Bessemer ambulance? and
physicians were quickly summoned
from that city. The injured vere
all taken to the Robinson hospital in
Bessemer. /
"Down With the Pope."
'.San Sebastian, By Cable.-The gov
ernment's rigorous measures and the
formal renunciation by the clerical
junta of the threatened demonstra
tion ? in this city insured comparative
tranquility Sunday and a largely at
tended bull fight was the chief in
cident of the day. From daybreak
the streets were patrolled by cavalry,
infantry and gendarmes, while heavy
bodies of troops were held in readi
ness in the barracks at Miramar
palace, where the queen mother and
the royal children are in residence.
The gravest incident occurred last
evening when groups of clericals as
sembled shouting "Death to Spain!
Lom? live the Pepe!" Thousands of
indignant people rushed towards the
manifestants and only the personal,
intervention, of the Governor at the
head of a platoon of p?lice prevented
fi.n attack." Nearly one hundred and
?fifty arrests were made.
Many 1 amusing scenes were- wit
nessed. Priests leading trudging
hands of. peasants took to th?:r heels
when they found tho city in the pos
session of the military. The peasants,
?( ail their courage gone, were dis
v armed and easily persuaded to re
turn to their homes. In some cases
the soldiers were compelled to supply,
with food the poor people who had
come into the city to rail at the gov
ernment.
The local authorities are convinced
that the clerical demonstration
masked a ?arlist plot. Clericals are
extremely indignant at the govern
ment's repressive measures.
Mother of Twins at Ten.
Jacksonville, Fla.. Special-Tishie
Delaney, a negro girl, ten and a half
rears of age and an inmate of an orp
hanage, gave birth Friday night to
twin girls, according to a birth certifi
cate filed with the board of health here
Saturday. Both of the children will
Jive, it is said.
Great Monument in Memory Pilgrims.
Beverly, Mass., Special.-President
Taft's visit to Prctvincetown Fiiday
to assist in the dedication of a
towering monument of granite erect
ed in memory of the Pilgrims was
made notable by an impressive naval
review in the land-sheltered harbor
behind the hook of Cape Cod.
Boy's Marble Swapped for Diamond.
. Atlanta, Ga., Special.-rWhat is
-said to be the cheapest price on re
cord for a diamond rinsr was turned
np here by Detective Cowan of the
local police force. The price was one
small marbi*;- dingy white and with
nicks-all over it. The purchaser was
r*small negro boy and the seller an
other urchin of the same race for
whom the police are now searching.
There is no clue to-the original own
er of the gem nor as to how it came
into possession, of the small party of
the-first part*in the swapping trans-'
action. The value of the stone ii
under $100.
First Par?te Board in U. S.
Atlanta, Special.-The first parole
board to be formed at auy of the
United States prisons, in conformity
with the laws passed at the hast
'session of Congress, bas just been
organized at the Atlanta prison by R.
x V. Ladow, of federal prison.
Prisoners who have- served one
third of their terms are eligible to .
parole. Or; thc 800 inmates of the
Federal prison here?. -200 are on thi
eligible list. >
Woman Wants < Wendling Reward.
Louisville, Ky., Spe?al-Mrs. C. A.
Muena, of Hume, Mo., from whom, it
?3 understood. Chief ?rf Detectives
Carney learned the address of Joseph
Wendling, has puVin.alclaim for tie
rewards offered for the | arrest and
conviction of Wedling. .ri^irs. Muena,
in her letter, says that s%e is 4' wear-j
ied> out with telephone",, calls ami
newspaper reporters," and claims her
business in Hume has been, injured to
such an extunt that she will have io
-""i to some other place.
"CHINA FORM CHINESE"
Boycott Proclaimed Against Ameri
can Goods by Chinamen.
Canton, China, By Cable.-A boy
! eott of American goods and mer
I chants, on similar lines to the onb
; which several years ago caused mil
I lions of dollars' damage to American
trade in China, has been proclaimed
here in response io complaints of the
treatment of Chinese in America.
The specific cause of complaint this
time is ihe objection of the Chinese
of San Francisco to the detention
sheds on Angle Island in San Fran
cisco Bay. They have been endeav
oring for some time to have them re
moved to San Francisco proper in
order to secure better treatment for
arriving Chinese.
The boycott is proclaimed by the
Chinese self-government society of
Canton, an organisation conducting
a propaganda of "China for the
Chinese," and for governmental> re
form to which Chinese in San Fran
cisco ?appealed by letter.
An appeal has been issued to
Chinese abroad asking them to co
operate in the -boycott.
?Virginia Mayor Killed Himself.
Roanoke, Va., Special.-A special
from Ridgeway, Va., says Detective
Joseph Funk of the Baldwin Detec
tive Agency of Roanoke, who has
been investigating the dynamite explo
sion which caused the death of May
or A. H. Bousaian of Ridgeway on
the night of Sunday, July 24, is satis
fied that he-has solved the mystery.
His inquiries have convinced him that
the case was a peculiarly horrible one
of self-destruction. He has so re
ported lo the town council of Ridge
way and the report has been accept
ed officially and is universally be
3i>ved to be correct even by Bous
man's closest friends.
Mr. Bousmau was deeply in, debt
SLUMP IN THE AUTO BUSINESS.
Bottom'Seems to Have Dropped Out
Notwithstanding Boosting Efforts
of Manufacturers.
New York, Special.-Indications
point to the bottom having fallen out
of the automobile business. The
manufacturers, it is reported in trade
circles, are making strenuous efforts
to keep up a show of continued pros
perity, but it is also said that they are
not selling their product, but are stor
ing machines throughout the country
at their various agencies to, prevent
the public realizing the tnie condi
tions of the market.
Several large concerna are laying
off men and giving all sortii of rea
sons fu? so doing, except the staten
ment that they areoveistocked. TWD
or three of the largest factories re
cently closed entirely, 'ostensibly for
the purpose of taking inventory, but
the workmen were not given any d?fi
hite time at which to again-report for
work, and it is not expected; that
these factories will again be in oper
ation this year.
A well-known automobile agent of
this city said Friday that all cars
would undoubtedly be, selling at from
25 per'cent,to 50 per cent less than
present list prices within the next
two or three months. Ha added:
"The trouble with the automobile
business is that the farmers and peo
ple of the smaller cities and towns
have not taken as kindly to the idea
as was anticipated. The farmers find
.that the. cost of keeping them in re
pair and operation is more than the
cost of keeping horses to perform the
same work, and while there was, for
a time, a tendency among the farmers
to invest in the machines, the demand
for cars from this class of buyers has
practically stopped, and I venture to
say we will not again sell to the farm
ers to any extent until prices are ma
terially reduced. "
Ohio Lawyer Assassinated.
Cleveland, 0., Special.-A body
identified as that of William L.
Rice, one of the wealthiest and most
conspicuous attorneys in Cleveland,
was found in the street near the Rice
mansion on Euclid Heights shortly
after midnight Friday. There were
two bullet wounds in the head and
the right hand was shot off. A hasty
police examination led to a belief-that
he had been murdered.
Congress for Deaf Mutes.
Washington, Special.-A congress
of deaf-mutes which is soon to be held
in Kansas City has invited most of
the diplomatic representatives of for
eign governments in-Washington to
address them.
Among the invitations received was
one at the Chinese Lesration here. It
is said in diplomatic circles that
China would probably not be repre
sented, as the legation was finding it
.difficult to secure an. interpreter who
could turn Chinese into signs which
the congress mhrht understand.
Tramps Tin Big Battle.
Cumberland, Md., Special.-Ar.
abandoned coal mine on the outskirts
of Fairmont was the scene of a fierce
battle between two factions of a
score or more of tramps, who have
been making the place their abiding
place. One man, who gives his name
as James Hines and says he comes
from Charleston, W. Va., died ak the
Miners' Hospital, and it is believed
another tramp, "Jim" Sullivan, was
sh*t tc death and that his body is in
ihe woo is near the mine.
Destructive Forest Fires in Northwest.
Request has been made for troops
to protect national forests in Mon
tana and Idaho from forest fires and
to assist in extinguishing the flames.
The most serious situation exists in
Montana and Idaho. The forest ser
vice is in close touch with the district
officials in these States where the
flames have swept over nearly 200,000
I acres, entailing losses which it is
known already have reached nearly
$500,000 and which m.iy amount to
millions when tho Idama?re can be
more clearly estimated. \
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? TflE NEWS MINUTELY TOLD)
The Heart of Happenings Carved
From the Whole Country.
The Mississippi river at Burling- j
ton, Iowa, has touched the low water
mark established in'1864. !
Louis Schishe, in his day known as
or.e cf the world's greatest cornetists,
died at Los Angeles; 83 years old.
Netgctiaiions with their employes
looking to a settlement cf the strike
of cloak makers has been declared
off.
Old Confederate Soldiers of South
Caioliua will assemble at Spartan
bur?. August 17 and 18.
Tne nass book system, used in ordi
nary savings institutions, will be
adopted for the proposed postal sav
ings banks.
The commissioner of police of New
York wants farmer boys on the force.
Accordingly what is known as the
mental te3t of policemen, will be made
less severe.
Beal estate transfers recorded in
Atlanta during July of 1909 amounted
to $1,567,439. i The increase is $220,
621.82.
This yeai* the first Georgia bale
of cotton was raised by M. A. Rainey,
of Baker County, and was sold for
30 cents per pound. The bale weighed
412 pounds, and was graded middling.
It was, rushed to Savannah, where it
was sold at auction for 27 cents the
pound.
One of the new Dreadnaughts* au
thorized by the last Congress will be
built in the New York Navy Yard.
It is possible that the other ship also
i may be built by the Government. The
new ships will be of 27,000 tons dis
placement, and larger than the Wyom
ing or Arkansas, now building;
Notices have been posted in the
seven cotton mills of the Amoskeag
Corporation, Manchester, N. H., an
nouncing the t ntire plant will be sbul
down on August, Liv and reopen Sep
tember 12. The company, in connec
tion with other cotton concerns, bas
been curtailing the output since
spring. The closing will affect 15,
500 operatives.
Cincinnati, Ohip, has a population
of 364,463, according to figures made
public by Census Director Durand.
This is an increase of 38.561, or 11.8
per cent, as compared with the popu
lation ? in 1900. The population cf
Bonham, Tex., is 4,844, as compared
" with 5.042 in 1900.
Sultan Mulai Hafid's atrocities
have stirred up European nations,
and his answer to a note of pretest
was to invent a new form of bar
barity for a woman captive.
The entire police force of the'town
of Guttenburg, N. J., with the'excep
tion of the chief, has gone on a
strike. The men object to doing duty
on Sunday, unless they.are granted
some other day of the week off" as
^ompensatmn. The force consists of
eight men. ~ --.
J. O. V. Wise, a California f arr??:
er, claims all reeords for a grass
hopper harvest. In three days he
' garnered 125 bushels of hoppers. He
used oil to kill them. Wise says
he will dry the grasshoppers and
feed thom to' his chickens next winter.
The Newburgh, N. J., Fabrikord
Works, reputed to'be the largest ar
tificial leather plant in the world,
has been sold to the E. f. Du Pont
de Nemours Powder Company, of
Wilmington, De4., a concern whose
assets aggregate approximately $73,
000,000. "The price paid was $400.
000.
Hugging a pretty saleswoman of a
Boardwalk store, at . Atlantic City,
N. J., in spite of her protests, is a
serious offense in the estimation of
City Judge Keffer, who committed
Pietro Conide, a love-smitten youth
to jail for 90 days.'
Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Jarhoe, of
Kansas City, occupied ceMs at the
Joilet, 111., police station because the
woman masqueraded with her hus
band in male attirer. They have been
M hoboing" since their marriage a
month ago, just for fun.
A bill making it a misdemeanor for
any company to employ messenger
boys under 16 years of age between
the hours of 9 p. m., and 6 a. m.,.
was passed by the lower house of
the Georgia legislature.
Esperantista will be invited to hold
their world's convention in 1915 in
New Orleans. During the congress at
Washington a lecture will be given
on New Orleans as the "logical
point" for the Panama exposition.
Thousands of acres of unappropri
ated lands which were eliminated
from the national forests and re
stored to the public domain by re
cent proclamation of President Taft
will bc thrown open to homestead
settlement and entry thi3 fall, accord
ing to orders issued by Acting Sec
retary Pierce of the Interior Depart
ment. The lands are located in Colo
rado, New Mexico, Washington, Ore
gon, Utah, Idaho and Wyoming. The
secretary also has restored to settle
ment on October 22 and to entry on
November 2l about 9,220 acres in th?
Great Falls, Mont., land district form
erly withdrawn.
lb is estimated that, nearly 200
Christiars and Mussulmans have
been massacred in the Hauran dis
trict, Constantinople, in the last few
days.
The Treasury Department has dis
continued coining $2.50 gold pieces.
There is an accumulation of approxi
mately $2,000,000 worth of them in
the Treasury vaults at present. Al
together about $30,000,000 have been
eoined. There appears to be little
or no demand for these pieces. |
Postmaster-General Hitchcock was
gratified when he returned home from
Europe to learn of the fulfillment of
his prediction of a $10,000,000 reduc
tion in the yearly postal deficit.
As a result of thc failure of Gov.
Harmon's endeav
street ear 9trik<
whose Business li
fected, are seeki
disputants a i
There hos been
and it is possi;
clays all the li
THE SHERLOCK tiOL?
-Week's Cleverest Ct
DRIFT TO THE CITIES IESS PRO
While Still Large, Statisticians
Judging From Early Tabi
"Washington.-American* continue
yielding to the lure of the etty. Fig
ures of the thirteenth cen?is now be
ing compiled show that. The attrac
tion of the average wage of $1.50
for an eight hour day In the city is
stronger than the drawing power of
the $20 a month and "kep" for the
twelve and fourteen hour day on the
farm, but there are indications that
the tendency toward the cty is slight
ly less. It is too early yeito make an
accurate estimate.
Advance census figues Indicate
that 60 names will be aided to the
Hst of municipalities havhg a popula
tion of 23,000 and Upvard. There
were 160 names on tljatiist ten years
ago. The 25,000 population places
call themselves thrlvfag cities. Each
has been deemed important enough
by the makers ol shndard publica
tions like the Wond Almanac to wan
i-E.nt a place in theh*Jstatistics. Now
the list will be so big that the more
daring editor? areSxpected to raise
the minimum to 5(OOO. A few de
cades-ago lt w.in on? 10,000.
: About two-thirdsu! the newcomers
inj?UL^LOCJLlist ai in the states in
?he basJndrainedT b the Mississippi
and north of Kentu.^y. The ethers
are in New York ?nv New England,
the South and the Midle West.
Less Growth in S W Large Cities.
Taking the reporti o an even dozen
cities from Providence,R. I. to East
St. Louis on the we\t and Jackson,
Miss., on the south, sven show a
smaller and five a larg*? percentage
of increase during the t^ years end
ing in 1910 than durln. the decade
from 1S90 to 1000.
During the "last tep-Jar peri0d
Washington increased bu is.8 per
cent., as against 21 per c,t. during
the preceding ten years. r0vidence
gained 27.S per cent., as agcst 32.9
per cent., from 1S90 to 191), -wil
mington, Del., made an inease 0f
14.3, as against 24J5. Colui1USt Q.
increased her gain frcm 42.4 ir c'ant'
from lS90,to 1D00 to 44.6 e ias?
decade. Lynchburg, Va., a ci suo.
TAFT'S MESSAGE WU C?V
Economy in Governmsnt, inser
Trials and Taff /
New York.-President Tait's nu
je
Si
sage to the coming session of co
gress "will cover fourteen prlnclpij
subjects, writes a staff corresponden r>
of the World from Beverly. How eachoj
c-f these will be treated has not bv>nj,
settled in detail, but in a general way .
the President has made up his mind '
on most of them. The subjects'are:
1. Conservation. Recommenda
tions will be guided by reports from
Interior department experts now in
vestigating and 'from congressmen,
each of whom will report for his own
district. The only official informa
tlon is that the recommendations will
be constructive and progressive, but
within the law.
2. Economy In government. This
Bubject bas progressed no further at
present than pruning In the depart
ments. A commission I3 investigat
ing and the administration is trying
to find some way of large saving with
out touching army and navy appro
priations.
?.. It is hoped the railroad 6tocks
and bonds commission, though not
yet appointed, will .report in time to
get into the message.
To Remedy Law's Delays.
4. As Mr. ; Aid rich has^aac^ced
his intention of retiring March 2
next, it is expected that he will sub
mit the report of the monetary com
mission to the coming; session, and
that the President will base recom
mendations on it. Both this item
and the preceding one may be cov
ered in special1 messages.
5. Reform ?in federal, civil and
criminal court'practice is a subject
on which the President feels earnest
ly. He was unable to get any action
at the last session and will lay the
subject again before congress.
6. Ship subsidy, or the subsidizing
of mail carrying steamers, will be
urged again. >'
7. An act fleing employers' liabil
ity and supervilng employes* com
pensation will Ve urged. This aufc
FeniiQne Motes.
Mrs. Catherina Van Voorhls of
Rochester, N. Y.? made the largest
flag that ever floated over the capitol
at Washington. \
In London there are sign? that the
day of the gigantic hat ls on the wane,
nES OF THE OCEAN!
irtoon, From the New York American.
NOUNCED, CENSUS INDICATES
Think They See Falling Off,
ilatiqns of the Figures.
stantially as old as the Buckeye cap?
Ital, made a greater . stride, her in
crease being 56.1 per cent.
Jackson, the capital of Mississippi,
stands at the head of municipalities in
the older sections of the country in
the matter of gain. She grew from
r,8l6 in 1900 to 21,262 this year,
in increase of 172 per cent. Yet the
?itizens of Jackson are clamoring for
mother count, believing the growth
vas really greater. During the pre
:eding census period her growth was
'rom 5920 to 7816, or 32 per cent.
The seven cities that grew faster
jetween 1890 and 1900 than between i
L900 and 1910 are Washington, Prov
dence, AVilmington, Moline (111.),
Kun Arbor (Mich.), Peoria (111.)
md Cumberland (Md.). The five
hat increased their gains the past de
:ade are Columbus, Brownsville
Tex.), Jackson, Lynchburg and East
it. Louis.
Drift to Cities Less Marked.
Statisticians in the census office
'Ciieve that while the drift is still to
ward the cities, it was not quite so
naricea as it was ten years ago; that
here may be just a little eddying
rom the cities to the farms or that
ewer farm boys are responding to
he call of the city. But there can be
0 certainty until long after the total
opulatlon has been figured out and
ntll after the figures prepared by the
inmigration bureau showing the des
Ination of immigrants have been con
Ldered In connection with the census.
The 62 count/'ss of Tetas that have
cen reported show a population of
27.008, as, compared with 551.944
1 1900. an Increase of 48.7. They
re well scattered throughout the
tate and are considered fairly repre
mtative. Texans are counting on
n increase in the house, Ifythe pres
at ratio is maintain'; 1. of at least
mr and possibly five members. At
resent Ohio ha9 21 members of the
ouse and Texas IC. Texas expects
? nose Ohio out of fourth place and
>me in the procession immediately
Tier Illinois.
ER ll LIVE SUBJECTS.
vation, Railroads, Delays in
Imong the List
ct, too, is under commission Investi
tion:
8. A centralized bureau of health,
espite all opposition that was devel
ad to the plan the President be
eves that all government official?
ho look after sanitation and public
saith should be in one bureau.
Battleship Program Unchanged.
9. A new form of government for
?^ka. What the recommendation
w be will depend largely on the re
P?of Attorney General Wlckersham
an<?ecretary Nagel, now in that ter
Titc. The probability is that it will
iavta commission form of govern
menather than anything like a rep
res?is^ form
-"The previous recommendation
that Onctions do not Issue without i
?i?8* iexcept *n emer?enc,es, and
that iriji cases hearing be held at
the earst possible date will be re
peated.
?V11' i appropriation to carry out
tue postisavIngs bank law wJU be
asked, ai^t wiU havo t0 be a large
one.
mu12-,, battleships will be urged.
The Presiit has gaid he "{n agk
?3$?^S?pW*?r untUrtne Pan
am^S??i is compleftd/'^
".igh Justices to b? Named.
-13. L is probable that^the Presi
dent MllW an appropriation to for
tify th c\nal at the coming session.
That ison\ of the things he w?l con
sider wljn'he visits the isthmus.
VoVably a part of the report
of the tajmboard will be. submitted.
Chairmat Baiery of the board wiU
have a $p?rt in Mr. Taft's hands
Boon. In ddltion, the President will
appoint a td?f justice and two' asso
ciate justics ot the Supreme court
and five juices of the newly created
Commerce curt. No change will be
recommend et in the Sherman anti
trust act untj the Supreme court de
:lsioni in tht tobacco and, Standard
Oil cases have tested che strength or
weakness of thi pr?sent lay.
The Re\? of Labor.
Tho average pa^ for women In the
Industries is T4'.50 V*.j>.50.
The Maryland peiut?btjsry is pay
ing the convicts onlj 2 G e?i>ts a day.
tor making shirts. \
Rail rna H toto?r?oT>w<-t.?^? -- '
Great Conclave Presided
Master Melish-Wendi
Elaborately Decora
.st Spectacu
Chicago.-Marching to the music ot 11
forty-two bands and the almost equal-1 1
ly melodious cheers of hundreds of
thousands of their relatives, friends
and admirers, some 50.000 Knights
Templar took part August 9 in the
.greatest parade ever held by the or
der. Their waving plumes and fine
uniforms were fittingly set off by the
beautiful decorations of the streets and
buildings, and the scene was one that
will not soon be forgotten by those
who were fortunate enough to witness
it
This magnificent parade was the
climax, in a spectacular way, of tho
thirty-first triennial conclave of
Knights Templar, whiqh opened here
on Sunday, Aug. 7. In accordance
with the time honored custom of the
grand encampment, the doings of the
week bejjan with divine service.
Begin With Divine Servies.
The'air knights selected Orchestra
ball for this purpose and entirely filled
Acting Grand Master Melish.
the body of that hall to listen to
sermon on "Templarlsm" delivered by
Rev. Dr. George H. MacAdam of Mad!
son, Wis., in the absence of Sir Knight
George C. Rafter of Cheyenne, Wyo
very eminent grand prelate of the
grand encampment The music was
In charge of the grand organist of the
grand commandery of Illinois, the
choir consisting of several male quar
tets belonging to the order in this
state. The Grand Encampment of the
United States marched to the hail es
corted by slr knights of the various
commanderles of Cook county, com
manded by Benjamin S. Wilson, chair
man of the escort committee. In many
of the leading churches of the city
special services were held which were
attended by visiting knights and their
families.
Monday was devoted mainly to the
receiving of the grand and subordinate
commanderles and escorting them to
Lheir hotels. It is estimated that fully
LOO.OOO visitors came with the knights
md that about 300,000 other excur
sionists have -locked to the city this
iveek in con*--- rjuence of the conclave.
3f course every hotel was thronged
ind thousands of the visitors found
luarters in private residences.
On Monday evening all 'the local
ind visiting commanderles kept open
louse at 'their respective headquar
ers, and many of the visitors found
heir way to the various amusement
larks and the theaters.
Parade of The Knights.
The "grand parade" of Tuesday Was
he largest parade of Knights Templar
ver held. The preparations were
lab?rate ana Michigan boulevard waa
jost elaborately decorated. The slr
nights formed In line of march on
tie boulevard south of Thirty-first
treet, and signal to move waa given
y the guns of Battery B, L N. G., the
etachment for the purpose being
omposed of Knights Templar all of
rbom are members of the battery,
"ho same detachment fired the salute
) the grand master.
Marching northward In Michigan
?ulevard, the parade passed, near
[ubbard court beneath an entrance
rch built In the form of an ancient
attlement with its towers and tur
3ta This was intended to represent
i\ entrance to the city, and as the
A. >n passed under lt buglers sta
oned on Hs heights heralded the ap
roa ch of each grand division.
Next the knights came abreast of
ie first gtand stand, one-half mile In
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'HIE WIND AND OUR NERVES
Vhy tne Cool, Pure Northwest
Breezes Are More Invigorating
Than Thdw From tho Last
The east wlndk bug the earth more
Josely and gather moisture, dust and
lader la. Thoy ar? v cold and humid,
altogether forming sn enervating in
lutnce on human and animal life and
rendering lt susceptible to the dis
ease germs which the winds carry
md cdssemlnate.
The cool, pure northwest winda
:ome from a region ot toy,, highly
alectrlfied air where ozone exista ia
comparatively large quantities. Thej
ire Invigorating. The framework ol
nerves in the human being is like a
aettcate electrical apparatus, the
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Over by Acting Grand
jr ful Parade Through
ted Streets Is the
liar Feature.
ength. and this needed no decora
ions, for it was filled to Its capacity
nainly with ladles whose beautiful
?ummer costumes made it like a vast 1
farden. About 50,000 persons were la
his immense stand, as at its'center
vas a gorgeous throne on which sat
he acting grand master^ William
?romwell Melish of Cincinnati, who
lecame head of the order on the re
cent death of Grand Master Henry WT
tugg of Providence. R. L Mr. Meliak
/ill be regularly elected grand master
r?fore the close of the conclave.
Just north of the Art Institute tho
iarade passed before another re vie w
Qg stand In which were Mayor Busse,
he city council and the park commis
ioners.
Beautiful "Templar Way."
At Washington street the marchera
urned west to state, where they ea
ered on the "Templar Way." TU?
tretch extended from Randolph to
'an Buren street and was made beau
[ful by a handsome %rch and massive ,
Corinthian columns of pure white
rected thirty-three feet apart on both
Idea of the street Festoons of natur
I laurel connected the columns, and
be bright red cross and the shield
nd coat of arms of the order were? .
rominent in the scheme of decora- ?
lon. ,
Moving south to Jackson boulevard,
ie knights again turned west, and
ear the federal building passed be
>re yet another reviewing stand
hlch accommoda*... Governor Deneen
ad his staff. Marching north on La
alie street, the parade passed bev
eath the grand commandery arch of
are white which spanned the street
. the La Salle hotel, the headquarters
'. the grand commandery of Illinois,
his was a beautiful structure de
gned by one of Chicago's most fa
ous sculptors. Upon its top stood
ie figures of mounted knights four- ,
?en feet high. At the new city hall
i Washington street the parade waa
smisEsd. after marching forty-three
locks.
Care For the Marchers.
Everything that could be thought
! for the comfort of the paraders and ,
ie spectators was done by the local
)mmittees. In nearly every ' block
ong the line of march were statten
1 physicians who were also knights
implar. with trained nurses and
luipment for emergency cases. Ia
Iditlon. emergency hospitals to be
?pt open day and night daring th?
inclave were established . at many
>ints in the center of the city, and
the West Side ball park which waa
ilected as the place for the compet?
re drills.
Wednesday and Thursday were tho
iys set apart for the drills for which
.ndsorno trophies are awarded, and
,nd concerts, sight seeing and many
ceptions were on the program.
Entrancing Scenes at Night.
The scene In the streets at night
is especially beautiful, for all thai
ches, festoons and columns of \ tho
corative scheme were brilliantly II
?ainated, and on State street. In ad
Jon to the "Templar Way," the mer
ants had put up decorations that .
tnsformed the great shopping dis
ct into a veritable fairly land.
Undoubtedly the most spectacular
it ure of the night display was the'
mderful electric set piece erected
Grant park on the lake front, re- i
aduclns In colossal size the official !
iblem or badge of the conclave. It '
s 150 feet high and Its 5,000 power
electric lights of varied colors
lliantly illuminated all that part of
i city. *
viuch of the success of the conclavo
iBt be attributed to the efforts of
in D. Cleveland, grand commander
Illinois and president of the tri
vial executive committee. Arthur
cArthur of Troy, N. Y" ls the very
lnent grand generalissimo of th?
nd encampment and W. Frank
ree of San Francisco the grand
italn general.
imong the moat noted of the vialt
masona from other lands are: Tb?
?ht Hon. the Earl of Euston, pro
nd master pt the great priory ot
jland and Wales; the Lord Athhmv
\ past great constable; Thomas
.ser, great marshal; R. Newton
kne,' past great herald; F. C. Vant
ter. past great standard bearer;
J. Homer, acting grand master ban
bearer; John Fergueson. past pre- ,
tor of England and Wales, and tb*
ht Hon. Luther B. Archibald, moat
nent grand master of the ?Teat
ny of Canada, and official staff.
' - spirits, melancholia, distorted
ital outlook, faulty wlTrttstlnn
1 disease.
"he opposite effects flow from tba
thwest winds. The west and
thwart winds keep the mucous
nbranes of the bodyj?agoodworkv
order. - TH?- -wonting ~Ol IkioiStero
ch is always present with the east
d disappears. Absence of any
d If long continued has a bad ?C
: on the human body and mind.
. prolonged calm means lack of ven
tlon on a great scale. The winds /
re to mix in normal proportion?
gasea which compose the atm'*
!ie an? in thiB way they are/ra"
ii** to health ap to ? ?*****
nt\,Beyond about 20 ml*
ir their influence begins p be un
orabie. f
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Driven Outr''
3ught jay wife a horse
and sh/ drove me oct
ll, I bought my wife .a.
e drives rae out
i Statesmen.

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