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Spanish-American Islands. General Bellarmino of the Filipino army has surrendered. It is rumored at San Juan that Dr. J. H. Hollander, secretary of Porto Rico, will resign. The Cuban constitutional convention rejected the preliminary draft of an election law for the island. Arthur Ferguson and Daniel Will iams were appointed secretaries in the new Philippine government. General Maximo Gomez says Cuba desires freedom, but will eventually be annexed to the United States. Conservatives in the Cuban con stitutional convention are trying to secure the adoption of plural voting General Gomez sailed for Havana. He declared that he Is convinced 'Americans sympathize with the Cubans. The governor of Guam in a report to the Navy department said the trouble with the marines there had been settled. The duke of Tetuan stated in the senate at Madrid that Spain had re fused several times to sell Cuba to the United States. Capt. McCalla. Just home from two years in the Philippines and China, said Japan’s army will be a great factor in the east in the future. In Chieago, what are known as White Boxers have started a move ment to resist the negro and Chinese races —by violence, if necessary. Tim transport McClellan sailed for the Philippines bearing Senator Baker and several members of the house of representatives, who will Investigate conditions there. Details of the alleged offense of Captain A. S. Brown, the burning of a Fllpino town, for which he is to undergo investigation, have been re ceived in a letter which says that a native spy killed a corporal, mistaking him for Captain Rowan and the natives than attacked the town. About fifty Filipinos were killed and about a dozen prisoners were killed while trying to escape. The men caught the spy who murdered Daly. They would have tortured him to death, but somo man with a cooler head than the others shot the wretch In the head. The town was burned. South Africa. Marais, the well-known Cape rebel, was hanged at Middlebrug, Transvaal Colony. Mr. Kruger has definitely aban doned his American visit, on account of traveling fatigues as well as the clearly expressed attitude of the United States government. The Dally Mail gives sensational prominence to mall advices from Vlakfonteln which attribute to the boers Inhuman . atrocities that the censor would not allow to be described by cable. “A couple of boers,” says the Dally Mali's correspondent, "who were armed with Martinis, walked around among the dead and dying. Some were turned over to see if they were dead. If It were otherwise, then one or the other of the boers shot them." The Dally Mail protests vigorously against the suppression by the censor of such details. China. Commercial rivalry Is causing a deadlock In the Pekin negotiations. Anew boxer movement is being started, according to Chinese Intelli gence from Slanfu. Pu Chun, the hep apparent, with other members of Prince Tuan's family has gone to join Prince Tuan on the borders of Mongolia, and there are strong indica tions that Prince Tuan 1b preparing to march against the foreigners with the tacit approval of the empress dowager. Domestic. Chicago July wheat. 63Vfcc. Gen. Daniel E. Sickles is seriously ill. The Sunday-closing law was more generally observed in Atlantic City. The total attendance to date at the pan-American -xposit ion Is 1,799.868. Carnegie's g fts for libraries during the last year amounted to $11,319,500. Nearly $22,000,000 worth of proclous stones were Impel ted at New York last year. Pierre Lorillard, the millionaire tobacco manufacturer, died In New York. Edwurd Luthy, & New York book maker. killed his wife and wounded himself. The National Artificial Leather com pany, capital $1,000,000. was tn coperated. Mrs. Barrett Eastman, daughter of the late Carter Harrison, seeks a legal separation. It Is said Andrew Carnegie still has $250,000,000 to give away In public benefactions. S. P, Stryker of South Williamsport. Pa.. Is In jail for challenging a man to fight a duel. The Gedney Pickle company’s plant at Pralrio du Chien, Wls., was de stroyed by fire. The revenue war tax collections for June 13, 1898, to May 31, 1901, amount ed to $310,053,303. Dr. John S. Pillings of New Yol k was elected president of the Americas Library association. Frederick E. White, son of Ambaa- j sador Andrew D. White, committed suicide at Syracuse. Chicago experienced the hottest weather, July 10. ever known. The mercury went to 104. Indianapolis bankers are to build a Coney Island on Michigan beach, near Chesterton. Ind. A man supposed to be J. Wilfred 1 Blondin, wife murderer, was arrested 1 at Grahamsville, N. Y . Alfred B. Kittredge was appointed senator to succeed the lute Senate! Kyle of South Dakota. New York papers have renewed their attack on Willis L. Moore, chief of the weather bureau. Fifty thousand applicants will register for the 13,000 farms in the Kiowa-Comancho country. Gus Ruhlin gained two falls in succession in a wrestling match with Fitzsimmons in New York. V/hat is believed to have been Father Marquette’s crucifix was un earthed at Frankfort, Mich. Wisconsin live stock men are con siderably worked up over glanders, tuberculosis and kindred diseases. Andrew Carnegie has declined to run for mayor In New York as he has too much other business on hand. An order has been received foi 100,000 tons of Tennessee and Ken tucky coal to be shipped to Venice. Nearly ten thousand people leave Oklahoma City for El Keno to register in preparation for the rush for land. The mail stage running between Morrison and Fair Haven, 111., was burned and a sack of mail destroyed. The body of Chris. Harm, a prom inent merchant of Ute, lowa, was found in the Soldier river by small boys. Thomas G. Barker was taken to Trenton prison to begin his five years’ sentence for shooting Rev. John Keller. It is said Rev. John Keller, of Arlington, N. J., will seek vindication of the charges made by Mrs. T. G. Barker. An Alton passenger train was wrecked near Norton, Mo., and four teen persons wero killed and forty Injured. Japanese fishermen won the Van couver fishery war, largely outnumber ing the strikers and their sym pathizers. A. Cary Smith, of New York, has received a commission from Emperor William to build him a 120-foot cruis ing yacht. Col. Mosby of civil war fame was appointed special agent of the general land office for Minnesota and Nebraska. Alfred Norlin of Minden, Neb., con fessed embezzling of county funds. He was given six years Im prisonment. There are about 900 cases of leprosy in the United States proper, and nearly every large city has one or more cases, Carl Jansen, supposed to be insane, murdered a woman and is said to have horribly mutilated a little girl in Denver, Col. A system of floating hotels was Inaugurated in New York for the benefit of business men during the heated season. The Chinese minister filed a claim for $500,000 against the government for injuries Inflicted on Chinese in Montana riots. Tommy Welch of Mattoon, 111., 9 years old, says he was kidnapped by gypsies and escaped after gnawing through his bonds. Charles Ferguson of Wilkesbarro, Pa., who deserted his wife thirty-two years ago, returned to find her the widow of another man. The Ohio democratic state conven tion refused to indorse Bryan and the Kansas City platform. --..Dourne w-as nominated for governor. William E. Fitzgerald, president of the Milwaukee Dry Dock company, died of injuries received In an ex plosion of acetyllne gas. A claimant to the Rogers millions may appear In a person represented to be son. daughter or widow of the dead locomotive manufacturer. Mayor Carter H. Harrison received a letter from Harvey, 111., warning him to leave the city at once as there was a plan on foot to shoot him. The sultan of Turkey deposited $95,000 with the American minister to settle American claims growing out of the Armenian troubles. C. S. Young of Ypsllanti, Mich., obtained Injunction prohibiting the at tention to his wife of a man he feared would alienate her affections. The crops of the northwestern states are still in good shape, but south and southwest considerable damago Is done by the hot, dry weather. The steamer Queen, just in from Alaska, reports that beer is very scarce at Dawson. The price has risen fwm $75 to $l5O a barrel. Prince Alexandrovitch Galitzin, who once duped the New York “four hundred” by a fake art sale, died In Bloomingdale asylum a pauper. Salvis Janero, engaged In the South Omaha bull fight, was tosesd by an in furiated bull about forty feet, his aid? being bored and two ribs broken. The national council of educators adopted the report of the national uni versity committee that no bill yet offered in congress Is practicable. The trial of Robert S. Fosburg. charged with killing his sister, May j Foshburg, Is expected to be reached at Pittsfield. Mass., within a week. Several hundred persons were ! poisoned at Ada, I. T.. by drinking J lemonade. Three children are re ported dead and many seriously 111. The Younger brothers were released from prison by the 'Minnesota pardon board after twenty-five years imprison ment. They must not leave the state. Five-year-old Eddie Smith was j drowned at Newark. N. J., while trying to rescue his elght-year-old brother, and the lads died in each other's arms. Rev. Dr. E. T. Perkins, rector emeritus of St. Paul's Episcopal church, Ixmlsvllle. Va. t died. He was bom In Richmond, Va October 6, 183S. Herbert L. Bridgman, started In command of the fourth Peary relief ex- pedition, says he believes that the explorer has already discovered the Pole. Negotiations are to be reopened between the Amalgamated Association and the United States Steel Corpora tion, which may avert an extension of the strike. At Oakland, 111., Colonel L. D. Carter was seriously stabbed by Logs Bailey, a notorious character, while the latter was attempting to steal Carter’s horse and buggy. Russia has proposed to rescind its action in imposing additional dutes on American goods if the United States will not collect countervailing duties on Russian sugar. Mrs. L. G. Zabariskie and daughter of Brooklyn, N. Y., who fell into the “paint pot,” a natural cauldron of boiling mud in the Yellowstone park, will probably recover. The entire coal transportation east cf the Mississippi river will be divided among the railroads controlled by the Pennsylvania railroad, the Vanderbilt and the Morgan interests. After various attempts to disperse a mob of Dowieties at Evanston, the mayor ordered out the fire department, which turned the hose on them and quickly broke up the crowd. The body of Hazen S. P'ngree, former governor of Michigan, was placed in a vault in Elmwood ceme tery, Detroit. Over 5,000 men took part in the funeral procession. The endowment rank, Knights of Pythias, was found to be $500,000 in debt, with $135 in the bank. The financial methods of John O. Hinsey were criticised by the supreme council. The government report of the crop averages on July 1 shows the spring wheat crop of the northwest to be forty points ahead of a year ago, an I five points ahead of the ten-year average. Roy Boyce, a private of company D, Delaware national guards, was shot and killed by Private John Allen at target practice. Boyce was scorer and raised his head from the pit as Allen fired. It is learned that Perry Heath, who was one of the board of directors of the defunct Eleventh National bank of New York, and his brother, Fletcher S. Heath, who was vice president, will not be prosecuted. President Shaffer anounces that all main differences between the steel trust and steel-workers have been adjusted and that at a conference terms of final settlement of trouble will be announced. At Great Bend, Kan., 16,000 acres of wheat went up In flames. The fire was started by an unknown man throwing a lighted cigar into a field of wheat stubble. The loss will ag gregate 300,000 bushels. A. H. Hummel, a well-known New York lawyer, was seriously Injured bv the overturning of his carriage while driving in London. Miss Irene Perry, an American actress, who accom panied him, was slightly injured. Evidence is accumulating against the aged Charles Dunn, charged with the murder of 10-year-old Alice Cothrell at Wallen, Ind. A maid servant was arrested as an accessory on the testimony of a hired man. James E. Yeatman, a wealthy resi dent of St. Louis, died, aged 84 years. Though a slaveholder, he supported the union in the civil war. It is said that Winston Churchill found in him the orginal of one of the characters In The Crisis. J. M. Damron, aged 46 years, formerly district attorney of Johnson county, and a warm friend of Senator Cullom and other politicians, died at Phoenix, Ariz. After leaving Illinois he distinguished himself in law and politics In Californa. While "Professor” Smith was at tempting a “slide for life” at Water town, N. Y., his apparatus broke, and Henry Phillips, of that city, fell 30 feet to the ground. Phillips died. It has been discovered that, the rope holding Phillips was cut Steel rail manufacturers, forming what is known as the steel rail pool, have formally agreed upon S2B a ton as the price which will be asked for the coming year. This price Is $2 a ton higher than that agreed upon at the steel rail pool meeting last fall. Efforts are being made by Peru and Bolivia to induce Venezuela and other South American republics to refuse to participate In the pan-American con gress in case there should be no modi fication of the proposal that arbitra tion be limited to future questions only. Judge Ferdinand B. Earhart. post master at New Orleans, is dead. l T e was civil judge in the ’7o’s, deputy collector of the port in 1890 and United States district attorney under Harrison and Cleveland. He suc ceeded J. R. G. Pukln as 'postmaster In 1901. Professor Leconte, of the University of California, died yesterday in the Yosomite valley, where he had gone for a brief outing. He had a national reputation as an instructor In philosophy, history and sciences. He was born in Liberty countv, Georgia, In 1822. A Bohemian janitor, for revenge for having been discharged from the em ploy of the United Banking and Savings company of Cleveland, for laziness, circulated a report that _he bank was unsafe. The rumor started Ia run on that institution which crazed thousands of Bohemian residents. At Mount Pleasant. Pa., a BalUmore and Ohio accommodation train from Connellsville, Pa., crashed into an engine on a siding and was wrecked. Those most seriously hurt were: Mrs. Victor Woodward, Lancaster, Pa.; Engineer Ridenour and Samuel Fish. Lowell, Mass. The accident was caused by an open switch. The treasury department has diawn wari.arts aggregating $1,000,000, or $25,000 for forty-five states and two terriories, being the maximum amount provided for by congress in the act of Aug. 30, 1900, for the endowment and maintenance of colleges for the benefit of agriculture and mechanics arts. This act provided a minimum sum of $15,000 for that year, with an annual Increase of s*,ooo for ten years, up to $25,000. Mrs. Sarah Belle Tanner Taylor, wife of W.diam S. Taylor, ex-governor of Kentucky, 1 ut for more than a year a resident of Indianapolis, died of hemorrhage resulting from heart disease. She was 40 years of age and was born at Morgantown, Ky. She went to Indianapolis a year ago last May, following her husband, who came during the fall before to escape the vengeance of the Goebel followers in Kentucky. The inscription “from the children," fastened with a bit of white ribbon on a wreath of ivy leaves, with a bunch of blue sweet peas in the center, was placed on the casket containing the remains of Edward Parker Deacon, whose funeral was held at Newport, R. I. The feature of the funeral was the appearance of the widow of Admiral Baldwin, stepmother of Mrs. Deacon. Deacon killed his wife’s paramour in Paris a few years ago. He was a rich Bostonian. Foreign. A hot wave has been prevailing in London. Riots at Seville, Spain, were sup pressed by cavalry. Prof. Ludwig Gaupp, of the Univer sity of Tuebingen, is dead. Franz Ttenz, leading circus pro prietor of Germany, is dead. More than 4,000 persons have been drowned by recent floods in China. The storms in Haiti have ruined crops in the southern part of the island. Prince Christian of Denmark will visit the United States in the comin g spring. Andrew D. White, United States ambassador to Germany, will resign, next year. Order has been restored in Argen tina by the withdrawal of the debt unification bill. Prince von Hohenlohe, formerly chancellor of the German empire, died at Ragatz, Switzerland. Prominent English liberals at a con ference voted to sustain Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman as leader. The Duchess of Albany, widow of Queen Victoria’s fourth son. is about to be betrothed to Lord Rosebery. English temperance leaders are seeking the establishment of temper ance professorships in universities. The portrait of Lady Louise Manners by Hopper was sold in London for $70,250 to B. Altman of New York. The death is announced of William James Stillman, the author and journalist, at his home in Surrey, Eng. Count Boni de Castellane’s brother Stanilaus married a daughter of the Cuban multi-millionaire Francisco Terry. The countess of Essex, formerly Miss Grant of New York, has es tablished herself as a house agent in London. The British foreign office Is ap parently not ready to consider anew Nicaragua canal treaty owing to the Illness of Lord Lansdowne. The Russian government has just sanctioned the laying of an oil pipe from Baku to Batoum. on the Black sea, a distance of 561 miles. It is reported that John D. Rocke feller and J. P. Morgan have decided to establish a banking-house in Paris w’ith a capital of $10,000,000. Speaking at the reception of his son. Prince Eitel Fritz, into the German army, Emperor William said: “The noblest weapon is the sword.” Pope Leo XIII. has sent a letter to the superiors of the French religious orders sympathizing with them for the adverse legislation recently passed. Paul Neumann died of paralysis of the brain, aged 67 years. He repre sented the Hawaiian government at Washington and In various capacities before annexation. The Duke of Aosta, heir to the Italian throne, fought a duel with and severely wounded a Russian, pre sumably the duke of Luchtenberg. who made a slighting remark about Queen Helene. Remunerative Patience. Jack's Mamma —Henry. Jack is in disgrace in school again. He has been writing love letters to a little girl, and her parents found them and have complained to the teacher. Jack’s Papa—And whose little girl is it? Jack's Mamma—lt's the daughter of Sooem. the lawyer. Jack’s Papa—Good gracious, this is serious! I don’t see any help for it— he’ll have to marry the girl. Jack’s Mamma —Henry! What non sense! She's only nine years old and George Is but twelve. Jacks’ Papa—Yes, I know. But Sooem will wait. You don’t know Sooem. He’ll wait until George is twenty-one and then he’ll sue nim for heavy damages for breach of promise —and charge him interest on it for nine years!—Cleveland Plaindealer. Dr. Niels Flnsen of Copenhagen, discoverer of the new medicinal rays, is a young man. shy, slender, but full of enthusiasm. He says sunlight will do more good in the end than any adaptation of electricity. New England Women Have an Abiding Faith in Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound. After year* of struggle to attain and merit public confidence, with a firm and steadfast belief that some day others would recognize in us the truth, good faith, and honesty of purpose which we know we possess, what a genu ine satisfaction it is to succeed, and to realize the uplifting influence of the merited confidence of a vast army of our fellow beings. Thus stands the Pinkham name in New England, and all over America, and nowhere is the faith in Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound greater than in New England, its home. Merit, and merit alone, can gain this. ORGANIC INFLAMMATION. “ Deab Mbs. Pinkham : I was troubled very badly with inflamma tion of the bladder, was sick in bed with it. 1 had two doctors, but they did me no good. A friend gave me Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Com pound, and it helped me. 1 have now taken three bottles of it, and I am entirely cured. It is a God-seud to any woman, and I would recommend it to any one suffering as I was. I think, if most of the women would take more of your medicine instead of going to the doctors, they would be better off. The Compound has also cured my husband of kidney trouble.” Mrs. Mabel Gookin, Box 160. Mechanic Falls, Maine. 1 'ERVOUS PROSTRATION. “ For two years I suffered from nervous prostration, the result of female weakness. I had leucorrhoea very badly, and at time of menstrua tion would be obliged to go to bed. Also suffered with headaches, pain across back, and in lower part of abdomen. I was so discouraged. I had read of Lydia E. Pinkham’s Com rmnd, and concluded to give it a trial. wrote to Mrs. Pinkham. and received a very nice letter in return. I began at once the use of her Vegetable Com pound and Blood Purifier, and am now feeling splendid. I have no more pain at monthly periods, can do my own work, and have gained ten pounds. I would not be without your Vegetable Compound. It is a splendid medicine. I am very thankful for what ithasdooe for me.’ I — Mrs. J. W. ,T., 7G Carolina Ave., Jamaica Plain, Mass. If Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compo’ind will cure these women —whv “°‘S- yOU cann( ? teU untll y° u tr y it- 1* you are ill, and really want to thL nl 1, commenc ® } ts at once, and do not let any drug clerk persuade you that he has something ot his own which is better, for that is absurd. 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He went over his books and found that he had some $12,000 worth of unpaid accounts. He made out the bills, and addressed them to the husbands or fathers of his customers, directing the bills to their offices. Within sixty days he had received $9,600 In checks. His invariable rule now is to send all his bills to the husbands, fathers or the male members of his customers’ families. When no male member ex ists he insists upon a cash transaction Small Melon Crop. Reports from the souhwest Georgia are to the effect that there has been a decided reduction in the melon acreage this year and that in addition \ to this the condition of the reduced acreage planted is very unfavorable, j so much so that a very small yield is expected. Rain and wind storms hav? ' done much damage to the plants, a considerable falling off in the canta loupe crop is also reported. 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I cannot praise it enough, and would recom mend it to all who suffer from any female weakness.”— Mrs. H. S. Ball, 461 Orchard St., New Haven, Conn. SSOOO -^ eh ,he c Stl Ci *y Bank o* Lyrot, SSOOO, which will he paid to any per son who can find that the above testimonial letters are not genu ine, or were* published before obtaining the writer’s special pe* mission. Lydia JS. Pinkham Mbdtc’HX Cos. acreage along its line, and a very marked falling off is shown over last year, which also fell much behind the year previous. There are 314 acres on its line north of Quitman and 425 acres around Quitman. Two years ago there were about 2,000 acres and last year about 1,200. Mrs. Stowe in London. “Mrs. B. Stowe and family have at' rived. We are very much amused with the young ladies, so extremely different from anything in the shape i °f young ladies one ever saw before; , talking much, giving their opinions ■ most decidedly on all subjects; never I saying, ‘Good night,’ ‘Good morning.’ 1 ‘ Tf you please,’ or ‘Thank you;’ their elbows well on the table at diiM nor; saying, ‘Ma’ at every wor knives in their mouths. All strikes one; but I have been drivijK with them today, and discovered good points; great and most proper admiration of thpir mother, who reads all her books to them before they are published, and clever and dis criminating appreciation of their tspautieß. Mrs. Stowe has always bad a passion for writing ever since she was quite a child. ’Uncle Thin’ she wrote every word of herself' now she always has someone to dictate to. She Is very pleasant and Interesting to listen to; but I do not think one *ould discover her wonderful powers from her conversation.”—-From Some Records of the Late Life of Harriet. Countess Granville.. Miss Barkis—l suppose you never dream of marrying? Bondsby —Oh, sometimes —after a late and particularly indigestible sup per.—The Cigarette.