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E. & THAYER, Publisher. WAUSAU, - - WISCONSIN. SUMMARY OF TEE MOST IMPORTANT HEWS. Sunday. Governor Hughes of New York dis approved bills calling for State’s ex penditure of $4,713,747. Joseph C. Sibley swore the congres sional nomination in the State of Penn sylvania cost him $40,698. Adrift ten hours on a captized yacht, two Chicago high school athletes were rescued as their craft sank. Secretary Knox issued a statement saying he will stick in the cabinet in stead of making the race for Governor of Pennsylvania. Theodore Roosevelt held political conferences at Oyster Bay with Sena tor Lodge, Representative Longworth and Secretary Meyer. Monday. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., weds MUs Alexander in church filled with roses. President Taft urged on party lead ers the necessity of passing the cam paign publicity bill. Promoter Rickard, at Reno, opened negotiations with business men for Jef fries-Johnson battle. Governor Hughes sent a message to the New York Legislature asking for direct nominations law. The Michigan game warder was kid naped by Wisconsin fishing tug he cap tured and marooned on island in lake. The discovery of smuggled arms and ammunition in Mexican border States leads to police raids and revolution i3 checked. Tuesday. Two hundred persons were known to have been killed by German floods. The Harvester Company filed a brief denying all charges made in a Missouri suit. The conference report of the admin istration railway bill was delivered to both houses of Congress. The Associated Banks of Chicago appealed to Congress to suspend pay ment of the corporation tax till the P”oreme Court may decide pending casts. Wednesday. The defense in the Browne bribery trial in Chicago made a sudden attack on White in an effort to prove that his confession was the work of a black mail plot. The officials of the United Wireless Telegraph Company were arrested by the government on a charge of fraud ulently using the mails to clean up millions through the sale of stock. Governor Gillett, of California, or dered the Attorney General to prevent the Jeffries-Johnson fight. Mayor Pat McCarthy, passing through Chicago, ex pressed defiance of Governor Gillett and said -Jeffries-Johnson fight will be held in San Francisco. Thursday. Italian divers failed to find Porter Charlton's body in Lake Como. Dr. Gustav A. Gayer, of New York, ended thirty-one day fast in good phy sical condition. Twelve were killed, 250 hurt by autos In six months, in Chicago, says official police report. The Senate passed the bill to admit New Mexico and Arizona to separate statehood and a conference agreement was foreseen. Delegations from all over the coun try with the West in the forefront poured into New York to greet Theo dore Roosevelt. The regulars in Congress went down in another defeat at the hands of the insurgents on a rule curbing the pofer of the Speaker. Friday. The State closed in a sudden climax in the Browne trial in Chicago. The Senate accepted the report of the conferrees on the administration railroad hill. Roosevelt greeted America by wire less as his ship steamed steadily near er New York harbor. Senator Burrows called a committee meeting and assured action on the Lorimer bribery charges. Richard Parr, New York customs deputy, is to get SIOO,OOO reward for exposing the sugar frauds. James A. Patten of Chicago and seven others wer indicted by a Fed eral g'and jury in New York for con spiracy In cotton pool case. Saturday. The Senate ordered a searching in vestigation into the right of William Lorimer to his seat in that legislative body. The railroad and statehood bills reached their last goal in Congress and the former was signed by President Taft. The United States government began ouster proceedings against Great Lakes Towing Company. Theodore Roosevelt reached New York and was given the greatest wel come ever accorded a private citizen. The House passed the bill admitting New Mexico and Arizona to Statehood, concurring in the Senate amendments. American visitors to Oberammergau Passion Play suffered great inconveni ence because of poor accommodations for tourists. NUBBINS OF NEWS. A resolution was adopted by tho low- r branch of the Louisiana Gennl Assembly ratifying the proposed fed eral income tax. The Senate adopted a resolution providing that the General Assembly submit the question to pop ular vote in the State. The Dominion government has now definitely reserved the entire eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains from the American line northward to the fifty fourth parallel as a forest preserve and to protect the water supply of the vast prairie section. Its area is about 14.- o<H> square miles. For the first time in the history of Sweden two women haVe been elected to the municipal council of Stockholm. One was elected by the Conservatives and one by the Socialists. ’ Frederick Skiff, of the Field Museum of Natural History of Chicago, was elected president of the American As sociation of Museums at the conven tion of Museums at the convention in Buffalo. Henry S. Barker, chief justice of the Court of Appeal* of Kentucky, accept ed the presidency of the State Univer sity of Kentucky, succeeding James K. Patterson, the oldest college president in point of service in America. HUNT IMMIGRANT KNOWLEDGE. Government Agents Investigate Nearly 20,000 Families. Nearly 700,000 industrial workers, comprising 200,000 families in 250 com munities, have been investigated by special agents of the immigration commission’s series of reports on im migrants in industry, which will be presented to Congress from time to time. Twenty-five or more branches of in dustry in which immigrants are engag ed have been investigated or investiga tions are under way. They include cotton goods, iron and steel, meat pack ing, clothing, glass, woolen goods, oil refining, copper mining, silk goods, leather gloves, furniture, sugar refin ing, tobacco, implement manufacture and anthracite coal'mining. The object of the investigations is to determine the effect of the more recent immigration on industries, na tional industrial workers and commu nities as well as the progress of re cent immigrants as residents of the United States. WOULD CUT ALIMONY. Massachusetts Judge Gives Solution of the Marriage Problem. William C. Waite, justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court for the past ten years, has found a solution for th. 9 divorce problem. He has sev ered many nuptial knots. "I think if the courts were less liberal in granting alimony,” says the justice, “there would be fewer mer cenary women seeking divorce with an eye to a succeeding income. Again, I would say that the courts should compel the person seeking a divorce ;o prove that he or she is without blame. The newspapers tend to make women who have grievances against their husbands bring divorce action because of the lurid stories about enor mous sums of money paid for alimony. s(es, I believe the number of divorces can be materially reduced.” Medical Colleges Rebuked. In a report on “Medical Education n the United States,” just out, from :he Carnegie Foundation for the Ad vancement of Teaching, Abraham Tlexner reflects seriously on tlje edu cational standards of a large number )f American medical colleges. He says hat the entrance requirements are fenerally too low and that the.e has .seen for years a great over-production >f untrained doctors, due to the exist ence of numerous proprietary schools commercially managed and depende it >n fees for support, and that the rela .ion of the schools to the hospitals is ill wrong, all of which is officially in lojrsed by President Pritchett of the foundation. According to this report, he country is supporting three or four imes as many doctors as it needs, nostly of this inferior quality; that the schools are producing two or three imes as many as can be assimilated; hat instead of the 155 schools now ,-x --sting, one-fifth of that number would letter serve the public if properly con lucted and distributed. Names of the it and unfit colleges in various cities ire given publicity in the report. Vegetarian Diet Testa. A French scientist named Tissier las concluded a series of experiments showing that hard work may be done >n a vegetable diet with less consump ion of food than under ordinary cir cumstances, says the Literary Digest, •eferrinj? to a report in the Revue Scientifique. Tissier, it appears, found i method of treating intestinal trou bles by transforming poisonous mi ’robes into a norrrial condition. It con-- lists in rendering the intestinal me iium uninhabitable to noxious mi crobes and favorable to those that ar rest putcification, pure cultures of the atter being administered. The diet orescribed is one in which carbo-hy- Jrates predominate, all meat, eggs, nilk and cheese being forbidden and ,'ruits and vegetables being prescrib 'd,' except the legumes, are found too rich in nitrogen. This diet was tried on two men engaged in ac tive professional work for a period of iwo years, and they not only flour shed on it, but ate less in quantity chan would be required of the ordinary ■neat diet Medical Men Hold Convention. Several thousand physicians attend ed the various sections of the conven tion of the American Medical Associa tion in St. Louis. The most striking ’eature of the various discussions was i series of papers read by Dr. Welch of fohns Hopkins and by other big men explaining the new and practical meth >ds of curing and preventing disease without the use of drugs and urging loctors to depend more on nature un ler proper regulation of the conditions >f the patient. Monument to Confederate*. A monument erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy at To edo to the memory of the Confederate joldiers buri&d there on the site of a federal prison during the war was un veiled, the address being delivered by Jen. Gordon of Memphis, eommander m-chief of the Confederate Veterans. Confederate and Union colors were dis played side by side. British Publisher Dies. Sir George Newnes, the wealthy pub lisher. who founded Tit-Bits and wno owned the Westminster Gazette and leveral other papers, died in London, at the age of 54. Prise of Two-Motor Flyer. At the New York Press Club's din ner to Glenn Curtiss, the editor of the Scientific American announced that Edwin Gould had offered a prize of 515.000 to the person who shall produce the first aeroplane successfully utiliz ing two motors and two propellers. His idea is that the aircraft should have reserve motive power. At the same dinner the Evening World established i permanent silver cup trophy for the best amateur flight of each year, under conditions to belaid down. Brewer* Srr Rritrr Time* The report of President Hostor, of the United States Brewers’ Asser tion, in annual convention at Washing ton. asserts that while the prohibition has been at its maximum, the sale of beer has increased by some 90.000.000 gallons, and tlu t of spirits 11.000,000 ■■rations for the Ust fiscal year. The re port admits th* people are becoming more temperate, and yet holds that the consumption of liquors steadily in creases. Congressman Boutelle told the convention that prohibition did net prohibit, and that it resulted in a dan gerous increase of the drug habit. The report of the Federal Bureau of Statistics for the month of April dis closes an unsettled condition, with cur tailment of output in such important staples as iron and coal, and decreased movements of cotton, wool and live stock. Gvatn remained active, al though the export demand was light The American Railway Association re ported a surplus of freight cars to the number of lel.OSa on April 27. hut twe weeks later the surplus was 127.14$ but the total number in use during the past four months was 19 per cens greater than in the same months W last rear. MISSOURI SUITS ASK OUSTER OF PACKERS Attorney General Begins Quo War ranto Proceedings Against Lead ing Meat Concerns. TRUST CHARGE IS THE BASIS Armour, Morris and Swift Co.’s Ac cused as Principals in Trade Conspiracy. Attorney General Elliott W. Major of Missouri began ouster proceedings against five meat packing companies Monday by filing quo warranto infor mations in the Supreme Court at Jef ferson City. The corpoi-itions attack ed are the Armour Packing Company, Morris & Cos., Swift & Cos., Hammond Packing Company and the Dressed Beef and Provision Company. The Armour, Swift and Morris compa nies are accused of violating the anti trust law, and, with the Hammond and St. Louis companies, as subsidiary concerns of the National Packing Com pany, of conspiracy to control the busi ness in Missouri. The five companies are named in two petitions which ask that the cor porations be excluded from all corpor ate rights, that their licenses be for feited and that all or such portion of their property as the court may deem proper be confiscated, or in lieu there of a fine be imposed. Armour, Swift and Morris are charged with having entered into a conspiracy in 1909 to control the prices to be paid by retail and wholesale dealers in live stock, poultry, butter, eggs, dairy and agri cultural products, dressed meats and by-products from the business of slaughtering live stock. WIRELESS OFFICIALS HELD. Heads of United Company Accused of Unloading Worthless Securities. united States postoffice inspectors raided the handsome Broadway offices of the United Wireless Telegraph Com pany in New York and caused the ar rest of Christopher C. Wilson, presi dent of the company; Samuel S. Bo gart, first vice president, and William W. Tompkins, president of the New York Selling Agency, which, officers of the wireless company say, was former ly their fiscal agent, but has ceased to represent them. Chief Inspector Mayer subsequently gave out a long formal statement in which he charged that, although the company has been running at a loss, the price of its shares has been ad vanced by manipulation to fictitious values and that individual officers of the company have sold out their stock to the general public at a profit esti mated in one instance at between five and ten millions, with other instances in proportion. Wilson was released In $25,000 bail and Bogart in SIO,OOO bail for appear ance on July 12, when a further hear ing will be held before a Federal com missioner. Tompkins was arrested at hib farm near Mahopac Falls, N. Y. PATTEN IS INDICTED. Chicago Trader and Seven Others Held for Conspiracy. James A. Patten and seven others were indicted in New York by a special Federal grand jury, charged with con spiracy in restraint of trade under the Sherman anti-trust law. This is the first fruit of the government’s attempt to prove that manipulating the cotton market is against the law. It is alleged that the accused men formed a pool for the purpose of cornering and arbi trarily fixing the price of cotton. Those indicted are: James A. Patten, Eugene B. Scales, Frank B. Hayne, William P. Brown, M. H. Rothschild, Sydney J. Herman, Robert M. Thompson, Charles A. Kittle. The first five gave bail of $5,00), as required, through counsel. For ’;he other three, who were neither present In court nor represented by lawyers, bench warrants were issued. Patten has been known for years as a corn and wheat speculator, and more latterly as the “cotton king.” Frank B. Hayne and William P. Brown are well known cotton operators of New Orleans, and Eugene B. Scales is a leader in the same line in Teyas. STATEHOOD MEASURE SIGNED. President Uses Two Pens in Con verting Historical Bill Into Law. The bill admitting Arizona and New Mexico to statehood was signed at 1:49 o'clock Monday afternoon by President Taft. Two pens were used in affixing tne signature. "Approved, William H. r ” was signed with a solid gold pen, made to order of Postmaster General Hitchr cock, who has done much hard work in putting the bill through. ' Taft" was written with a big eagle feather pen, presented by Delegate Andrews, and “June 20, 1910," was written with the gold pen. The eagle feather was car ried to the White House in a big leath er case. After the President had affix ed his signature. Secretary Norton used a blotter and gave it to Delegate Andrews, who wanted it for a souvenir. After signing the bill the President congratulated the citizens of the terri tories who were present and was hear tily congratulated by them. BEES STING HORSES TO DEATH. Animals, \tta<*kel bv Iloney.MaV er Pinnae Into Hive*. A team of horses attacked by a few honey bees, on the Virginia side of the Potomac River, near Washington, plunged madly into twenty hives, up setting them and releasing an army of 80,000 angry inhabitants, which stung the horses to death. George Law, the negro driver, fled pursued by thousands of the bees and was terribly stung. His condition is serious. FOWL'S BITE KILLS WOMAN. First Know a Case of Rabies from Sack a Sourer. Mrs. Gertrude Crompton, of Philadel phia, died, according to the physicians, from rabies. The woman had been bi"- ten at her home several days ago by a large rooster. aßd this is the first time in medical annals that rabies is known, to have developed from the bite of a fowl. The total union membership in New York State at the end of September, IMS. was 372,729 in 2.36s unions. FLY TIME. - • ~ ilinniapolis Journal. STATEHOOD BILL PASSES SENATE Action Insures Admission of Arizona and New Mexico Union. Two more stars, making forty-eight in all, will be added to the American flag as a result of the action of the United States Senate in unanimously passing the bill granting Btatehood to Arizona and New Mexico. The House having already acted, the measure went to a conference commit tee, which will arrange the differences in the two measures adopted, and sub mit for the approval of Congress aDd the President the act under which the territories will be admitted into the Union. The Democrats had feared the Re publicans would endeavor to postpone the report of the committee, thus kill ing statehood for this session. But they received positive assurances that delay would not be attempted and that Congress would not adjourn without action. Thus has ended victoriously a strug gle of years on the part of Arizona and New Mexico to be admitted as separate States. United, they could Hike re ceived statehood at the time this nigh privilege was accorded to Oklahoma. But the Arizonians objected to amalga mation with the New Mexicans and strenuously opposed the plan. The terms upon which the grant is made may not meet with the full ap proval of the residents of the terri tories. They may feel that onerous conditions have been imposed in some respects, but there is not the slightest doubt but that they will accept them and lose no time in qualifying for the improved status which has been of fered. LAW VIOLATION COSTS ?45,000. Conatrnction Company Punished for Attempting: to Bring: in Aliena. The largest judgment ever entered by a United States court in favor of the government growing out of a pros ecution for attempting to bring alien laborers into this country in violation of law, has been reported to the depart ment of commerce and labor from Tuc son, Ariz., where the jury rendered a verdict of $45,000. This was SI,OOO the penalty fixed by statute, for each of forty-five aliens whom it was attempt ing to import. The defendant in the suit was a construction company of Los Angeles. Ths It won’t be long before you'll have to begin shopping for Christmas. The Nicaraguan insurgents were Just hungry enough to eat up the enemy. Part of the tangle in Tennessee poli tics is over the question of tanglefoot. Mr. Halley’s comet was one star that got along without employing a pres-? agent. That carmine patch whiVh suddenly appeared on the map is the State of Nevada. From the slow, toiling prairie schoon e- to the mile-a-minute flying machine is a far cry. Persons who wish to attain immor tal fame by doing stunts with aero planes will have to start early in order The comet reversed the order of hu man weaknesses bv losing its u il in stead of its head. Unfortunately, the nimble-footed mi crobe and the frolicsome germ aJso love ti_i warm weather. Though the sporting writers strange ly overlooked the fact. Gov. Gillett also has a terrific punch. An overheated tailor's goose caused a fire in a Chicago building. Still, roast goose is all right in its place. Let the graduates take courage. It is cut of them that we shall make our fu ture presidents and captains of indus try. The Sundry Civil bill feels that it has already gone through the entire campaign of 1910. Wait until we have intercollegiate aviation contests. They will be rather more exciting than the mile walk or the high jump. A Bridgeport (Conn.) man with a broken head insisted upon being mar ried in spite of his injury. He knew what was coming to him. anyway. A woman expert employed by the government was able to make pink bis cuits out of some of the adulterated flour which she discovered. Maybe the biscuits merely blushed on discovering that they were discovered. BIG PRIZE FIGHT FORBIDDEN. Jeffries and Johnson Not to “Scrap” in San Francisco. Governor James N. Gillett, of Cali fornia, has directed Attorney General U. S. Webb to take whatever action may be necessary to stop the fight be tween James J. Jeffrie.s and Jack John son for the heavy-weight championship of the world, which is scheduled to be fought in San Francisco July 4. The Governor was impelled to issue this order by pressure from Washing ton. San Francisco is attempting to secure national legislation in favor of the Panama-Pacific Exposition. It has been directly intimated to the big in terests of California that the proposed Jeffries-Johnson fight is standing in the way of such legislation. “I am running San Francisco. I am taking no order from Gillett or his Attorney General. You can bet your last dollar that the big fight will be pulled off in my town just as adver tised.” Mayor Pat McCarthy, of San Francisco, skipping from depot to de pot to catch a Pacific coast bound fly er, delivered this ultimatum in Chicago. STANDING OF THE CLUBS. Progrran of the Pennant Race la flnae Ball Leagues. NATIONAL LEAGUE. W. L. W. L. Chicago 33 16 St. Louis ...24 27 New York ..29 21 Brooklyn ...23 27 Pittsburg ...24 22 Philadel’a ...21 26 Cincinnati ..25 24 Boston 18 34 AMEBICAX LEAGUE. W. L W. L New York ..30 16 Cleveland ...19 24 Philadel'a ..31 17 Wash’gton ..23 23 Detroit 35 21 Chicago 20 27 Boston 25 24 St. Louis ...12 37 AMEBICAX ASSOCIATION. W. L W. L Minneapolis .44 19 Ind’polis ...28 34 Toledo 38 23 Milwaukee ..24 34 St. Paul ...38 24 Columbus ...24 35 Louisville ..23 39 Kan City ...22 S3 WESTEBN LEAGUE. W. L. W. U Denver 32 23 Omaha 27 27 Wichita 31 23 St. Joseph ..20 30 Sioux City .30 23 Topeka 21 28 Lincoln ....27 26 Des Moines .24 32 GOVERNOR VETOES BILLS. Mnghe* Chapa $4,71 3,747 Off the Ap propriation Bill in Nfexv York. Cn the eve of the extraordinary ses sion of the New York State Legisla ture, Governor Hughes sent anew bombshell into the camp of the legisla tive leaders by announcing a sweeping cut in the appropriation bills. With one swing of the executive ax he lop ped off $4,713,747 from the State's ex penditures. Kanana Need# 40,000 Harvester#. Basing his estimate on recent re ports from the wheat belt of the State, Charles Harris, dfrector of the Kansas free employment bureau, said that Kansas will need about 40,000 harvest hands this year. His earlier estimate was 20,000. Ten lost In Steamer Collision. The French freight steamer La Ro chelle, from Bordeaux for Liverpool, was sunk in a collision with the Brit ish freighter Yews off Skerries, Ire land. Ten members of the French ves sel's crew were drowned. SoltJtn of Jolo Tour* World. The Sultan of Joio. who received an nu;tics from British North Borneo and from the Philippine government, has sailed on a tour of the world. He in tends to spend two months in the Uni ted States. He tarries with him Jolo pearls valued at $250,000. (inard for Treasure Van. A guard of seven uniformed em ployes will in future guard the United States treasure van of the bureau of engraving and printing when money is transported in the capital Pay# *10.898 to Win. Joseph C. Sibley swears he spent $40,598.83 in the recent campaign ia which he was nominated for Congress in the Twenty-eighth Pennsylvania Dis trict. Kaaaia a Population I C0.00.',2(K>. The population of the Russian em pire. including Finland, according to data collected by the governmental sta tistical department for 19M, has reaeb ied 150.095.J00, an increase of 33,199,- 000, or 26.2 per cent since the last general census in 1897. BROWNE PROSECUTION CLOSES. Summary of Evidence Introduced to Support Bribery Charges. As an unexpected climax to the most dramatic session of court since the be ginning of the Browne bribery trial in Chicago—a session fairly crammed with tense situations —State’s Attor ney Wayman the other day announced that the prosecution had completed its case. The entire day’s session had been one succession of victories for the State in the tangle of legal technicali ties that were injected into the trial by Representative Lee O’Neil Browne's lawyers. The evidence introduced to support the charges of bribery against Browne may be summed up as follows: Representative Charles A. White’s story told of three payments, the last of which was SBSO, given him at the Briggs House, amounting to SI,OOO, which Browne made to him to vote for Lorimer. Representative H. J. C. Beckemeyer told of a similar cash payment, but said that there was no previous under standing. Representative Link told that he re ceived SI,OOO of “Lorimer mo&ey,” but without previous agreement. The register of the Southern Hotel, St. Louis, was introduced to prove that Browne was there on the date named by White. References to the “jack pot” corrup tion fund declared to have been dis tributed by Representative Wilson at the Southern Hotel were made in the presence of the jury three times, but were stricken from the records. France, one of the most prosperous of nations, has the largest public debt, more than $7,000,000,000. Japan has now more than 200 tele phone exchanges, more than twice the number it had two years ago. Spanish telephone companies make their charges according to the occupa tion of the patron. Social clubs pay the highest rate. The new Sultan of Turkey has cele brated the first anniversary of his as cent to the throne by pardoning a large number of prisoners. It is denied in Vienna that there is any agreement with Germany under which that power may buy the Aus trian Dreadnaughts in case she needs them. England’s birth rate last year was the lowest on record—2s.sß a thousand of population. This is nearly 1.0 below the rate for 1908. which showed a slight increase over 1907, the first for many years. Not content with being the gayest city in the world and the most beauti ful, in the minds of all true Parisians, Paris is preparing to spend some $390,- 000,000 in the improvement and embel lishment of the city. In order to reduce the amount of flying dust on the line between Fort William and Winnipeg, the Canadian Pacific has made a special appropria tion of $250,000. This sum will be ex pended in spreading selected gravel and broken stone over the grade. A National College of Agriculture Is soon to be est.-i.dished in Pretoria. Gen eral Botha has promised to set aside $500,000 as a first installment for the execution of the project. Milking machines are extensively used in England and Australia. Twelve machines will milk 250 cows in a little over two hours, although each cow must be finished by hand. The results are quite satisfactory. After a childless marriage of six years, the birth of a son and heir to the throne of the Grand Duke of Meck lenburg-Schwerin has caused great re joicings in the German royal family and throughout the country. It Is reported that the Cunard Steamship Company Is contemplating constructing a tremendous new steam ship of 500 gross tonnage, with a speed of 22 knots an hour. The Mau retania, the big turbine of the same company, has a displacement of 22.500 ton# and a speed of 26 knot*. In the Ctate of Yucatan. Mexico. ated by native Mayas and exiled Yaqji Indians in a virtual state of slavery, a:: armed revolt is now ia progress, start ing in that section where the a*live In dians are still at liberty. The move ment is also said to be aided by the Spanish population of the section. KING WELCOME IS CHEN COL fIOOSENELI York Makes Remarkable Dem onstration When Ex-President Reaches American Shore. THOUSANDS GO TO GREET HIM Greatest and Most Enthusiastic Re ception Ever Given a Private Citizen in United States. The homecoming of former Presi dent Roosevelt, Saturday, was one of the great events of the year and was marked by the biggest and most en thusiastic otblic demonstration that has ever beta given to a private citi zen in America. He was met down the bay at New York by a reception committee of 300, appointed by Mayor Gaynor, by members of President Taft’s cabinet, by Governors of States and other distinguished men. Capt Archibald Butt, the President’s aide, carried a letter of welcome, and sev eral hundreds of thousands of citi zens from all over the country joined in the roar that started at the Bat tery and continued to 59t,h street as the colonel rode along. Made a Stir Abroad. No man in private life ever made such a stir abroad or is likely to cause so much' noise at home as Col. Roosevelt. He embarked for Africa shortly after his successor took office, a little more than a year ago. While in the wilds of the Dark Continent his movements were noted in the COLONEL BOOSEVELT. newspapers of the world quite as con tinuously as they were during the brief interval that he tarried at Oys ter Bay. Scores of places with strange names —native villages in the African jungle that no one had heard of be fore —became for the time being as familiar to the public as Schenectady or Skaneateles. Since he emerged from Africa the former President has been hurrying homeward by easy stages. He has left a trail of excitement behind him ev erywhere in the staid Old World. Even the German Kaiser, when he was run ning in his best form, never came within a block of him. In Egypt Col. Roosevelt told the British and the Egyptians a few startling things. In Rome he and the Pope turned their backs on each other. His enthusiastic desire to set people right, according to his own personal views, did not make such a stir in France or Hol land or Germany, but it reached its climax in England, where he hoarsely told the big British Empire just where to "head in.” In New York and in America generally innumerable people either have been figuratively on tiptoe or else have their ears to the ground trying to figure out in ad vance just what game the mighty hunter will go after now that he is on his native shore. New York’, Demonstration. The German steamer, with Mr. Roosevelt and party aboard, was met at quarantine by the revenue cutter Androscoggin, carrying the committee ef 300, and by three other boats, with distinguished welcomers aboard. Hun dreds of other vessels carrying thou sands of sightseers Joined in the wel come and then falling in line the na val parade proceeded up the Hudson River to 59th street and then back to the Battery, where at 11 o'clock Mr. Roosevelt and those invited to attend the subsequent exercises disembark. After these exercises a land parade formed, Col. Roosevelt riding in the first carriage, and proceeded to 59th street, where it was dismissed. This procession was made up of distin guished glests in carriages, a large force of mounted police, civil war vet erans, Spanish war veterans, Rough Riders and various civilian and uni formed organizations. Along sth ave nue for two miles organizations were lined up on both sides and between these living walls Col. Roosevelt rode in a blaze of glory. Hundreds of thou sands of people came to New York from places as far west as Pittsburg and Buffalo, while many were there from points In the Middle West and Far West. Arctic Expedition *all. Carrying a bountiful supply of trin kets and gumdrops for the Igloo, the steamship Beothic, chartered by Harry Whitney of New Haven, Conn., and Paul J Rainey of New York, for a hunting expedition in the arctic, sailed from 3outh Boston. Chirkrn Milad pi>n- F.lahtccn. A chicken salad served at a law.i party given by the Ladies Aid Society of the Edgewood Congregational Church, Pawtucket. R. 1.. is sad by th police to have caused the illness of eighteen persons, who are suffering from ptomaine poisoning. Beat Han to Death. In a frightful battle at a cabin near Rock Springs, Wyo., one miner was beaten to death, one probably far tally wounded, and three o*hers badly injured. Aalifutnre# Dill to tke Fore. The House rules committee decided to give one day each to consideration of the Week* Appalachian forest re serve bill and the Scott anti-option measure, to prohibit dealing.? in cotton futures unless an actual transfer of cotton is made. This probably assure* a vote in the House on these two meas ure# at the present session The general election# which recently were held in Australia are now known to have meant a sweeping triumph far the Labor party. tfINXhCIAT CHICAGO. R. G. Dun & Co.'s weekly review ol Chicago trade says: "While the volume of payment! through the banks presents another unfavorable comparison, the record of trading defaults makes a good exhibit and business generally settles down tc the calm usually preceding the har vests. The notable improvement this week was the warm weather and its immediate salutary effect upon the leading retail lines here and at the interior. Seasonable goods have been urgently bought and stocks of ap parel and other merchandise now un dergo gratifying reductions. Heavy movements also appear in grain, hides, lumber and factory outputs. "Country merchants express contl dence in prospects of large sales in the fall and purchase liberally. The only drawback is uncertainty as to probable course of prices for the tex tiles. The attendance of buyers here compares favorably with this time last year. "Mali and road orders equal expec tations in dry goods, clothing, millin ery, men sand house furnishings "Rates for commercial paper show no change, but money bears an easier feeling and deposits increase moder ately. The markets for bonds and local securities reflect conservative invest ment, and there is also a smaller vol ume of new- building permits. 1 “Bank clearings, $269,511,653, are -4.4 per cent under those of the corre sponding week in 1909 and compare with $220,309,879 In 1908. "Failures reported in the Chicago district numbered 19, as against IS last week, 26 in 1909 and 93 in 1908. Those with liabilities over $5,000 num bered 3, as against 7 last week, 9 In 1909 and 9 in 1908.’ NXW YORK. Irregularity and relative quiet are still the ruling features in trade and Industry, but evidences of improve ment in western distribution are rather sharply in contrast with the re ports of slow trade recently received. Warmer weather is the key to the bet ter crop and trade reports received this week from the West, Northwest and Southwest, while cool, moist con ditions along the Atlantic coast, now r disappearing, have been a bar to trade and cr n developments in the East. Business failures in the United States for the week ending June 16 were 178, as against 189 last week, 21 tc in the like week of 1909, 254 in 1908, 165 In 1907 and 178 in 1906. Business failures In Canada for the week num bered 27, whleh compared with 36 last week and 26 in the corresponding week of last year.—Bradstreet's. Chicago—Cattle, common to prime, $4.00 to $8.85;, hogs, prime heavy, $7.00 to $9.67; sheep, fair to choice, $4.50 to $5.67; wheat. No. 2, SI.OO to $1.02; corn. No. 2,61 cto 63c; oats, standard, 37c to 39e; rye, No. 2,74 cto 76c; hay, timothy, $9.00 to $17.00; prairie, SB.OO to $15.00; butter, choice creamery, 24c to 27c; eggs, fresh, 16c to 18c; pota toes, new, per bushel 75c to SI.OO. Indianapolis—Cattle, shipping. $3.00 to $8.00; hogs, good to choice heavy, $7.00 to $9.55; Blieep, good to choice, $3.00 to $4.50; wheat, No. 2, 9Ue to* $1.00; corn, No. 2, white, 61c tc 63c; cats, No. 2 white, 39c to 40c. St. Louis—Cattle, $4.00 to $8.25; hogs, $7 00 to $9.70; sheep, $4.50 to $5.25; wheat. No. 2,94 cto $9Sc; corn, No. 2, file to 63c; oats. No. 2, 38c to 40c; rye, No. 2,76 cto 77c. Cincinnati—Cattle, $4.00 to $7.50; hogs, $7.00 to $9.65; sheep, $3.00 to $5.00; wheat, No. 2, $1.05 to $1 OS; corn, No. 2 mixed, 60c to 61c; oats. No. 2 mixed, 37c to 38c; rye, No. 2, 81c to 83c. Detroit—Cattle, $4.00 to $7.00; hogs, $7.00 to $9.60; sheep, $3.50 to $1.75; wheat, No. 2, $1.03 to $1.05; corn, No. 3 yellow, 6lc to 62c; oats, standard, 39c to 41c; rye, No. 1,79 cto 80c. .Milwaukee —Wheat. No. 2 northern, $1.04 to $1.07; corn, No. 3,58 cto 60c; oats, standard, 37c to 39c; rye, No. 1, 75c to 76c; barley, standard, 65c to 6Gc; pork, mess, $23.00. New York—Cattle, $4 00 to $9.00: hogs, $7.00 to $1000; sheep, $4 00 to $5.25; wheat, No. 2 red, sl.Ol to $1.03; corn, No. 2,65 cto 66c; oats, natural, white, 41c to 43c; butter, creamery. 25c to 29c; eggs, western, 18c to 21c. Buffalo Cattle, choice shipping steers, $4.00 to $8 60; hogs, fair to choice, $7.00 to $9.75; sheep, com mon to good mixed, $4.90 to $6.15; lambs, fair to choice, $7.00 to $3.00. Toledo-—Wheat, No. 2 mixed, $1 07 to $1.04; corn. No. 2 mixed, 58c to 59c; oats. No. 2 mixed, 38c to 39e; rye, No. 2,78 cto 79c; clover seed, $6.80. Joseph A. Young, formerly general superintendent of the Southern Pacific Railway at San Francisco, has been elected president of the Northwestern Commercial Companies snd of th- Alaska Steamship Company, placing him at the head of all the Morgan- Ouggenhe.m Interests In Alaska and on Puget Sound. Five towns on the Northwestern spur from Tyler, Minn., to Astoria, ir Deuel County, South Dakota, have in duced the Business Men's union of Watertown to Join them in an effort t secure an extension of the line from’ Astoria to Estelllne, a distance of ■ , twenty mil***. The towns ir Astoria, Arco, Ivanhoe, Hendricks and Tyler. The buckwheat crop last year amounted to nearly 16,000.000 bushels, the average being 10.8 per acre. The trea) value of buckwheat cakes con sumed was estimated at about $15,000,- 000. If officials of the Northwestern and St. Paul railroads can agree upon the plan, the tunnels now encountered .iy ■ oth lineg east of Sparta. Wi* . will be eliminated and the roads will combine to build a deep cut through which their parallel tracks will run. The St. Paul's tunnel at Tunnel City is 1.840 f.et long, while the Northwestern's is 2.700. Ravages of the cut worm are begin ning to show up in the vicinity of New Richmond, Wis In many fields of rye, oats and barley patches an acre in ex tent are down and dead as a conse quence of the pests.