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(By Associated Press.)
Beverly, Mass., August 1-0—Presi
dent Taft has declared tbat his idea
of an ideal vacation is to do the
same thing over again every day.
Consequently he played golf this
morning, attended to a little official
business after luncheon and late
this afternoon had a long motor ride
with Mrs. Taft. Tomorrow morning
the president will play golf, after
luncheon he will attend to a little
6 fc
(By Associated Press.}
Spokane, Wash., August 10—John
D. Rockefeller as a philanthropist
and as an example of, the nation to
copy was held to the consideration
of the National Irrigation Congress
today toy W. J. McGee, secretary of
the inland waterways commission of
Dr. McGee frankly said he ad
mired Mr. Rockefeller. He regarded
the Standard Oil magnate as a man
among millions and saw no reason
why a million other men could not
be as successful as he.
Dr. McGee was speaking of water
as a thing .which in value to the
human race in proportion to all
other neeeil«ii*iA.lOOito 1. He —:.,.c,,,....,
urged the conserva«onvOf:wate*~on^^ ^protection
power, irrigation and transports?
tion. The address of Gifford Pln
chot, chief forester, oaus^\ v..some-:
thing of a sensation.
T. Allen* United States district their property.
(By Associated Press.)
Caracas, 'July 24—The much her
alded appeal of Clrpiano Castro to
the Venezuelan congress after being
read in joint session and referred
by -Castro's friends in that body to
a special committee for report, has
died a natural death in the commit
tee room, anf instead of the desired
report the curious expresldentlal
message has been archived,
a Mast spasmodic effort of a few
fri||dg of the late dictator to awak
en pome sentiment for their fallen
idol?has failed and the expatriate
in Santander has not even had thi'
satisfaction of having his words pub
lished in the Venezuelan newspa
pers as must have been his wish.
Thefaystematic spoliation of the for
tune! which Castro left behind him
in ^Venezuela has proceeded with
SUCK gigantic strides that after the
firsf^six months, the five million
dollars of known assets have been
alrjfijsi totally wiped outi- S
ials not having socialistic ten
the only newspaper which
ppear in this city tomorrow
be the organ of^ trade, unions,
wer.:' "'.'.. tV^'f
ty strikers were arrested tb
dayfpor attempting to wmpel agri
cnl^ral laboreraW le**«their wor*.
& &
Sffckholm, August 9—The com
posffcore struck this evening
strlfce of printers wll]
geraoral because some
vineijll unions are refusing to break
theft contracts with employers.
of the pro-
A a result of refusal of news
vendors to distribute the editions of
official business and late tomorrow
afternoon he will take a long motor
ride with Mrs. Taft. The president
is a sticker for system and he is
applying it to his vacation. The
only change 1B that some days
plays, good .g°M and on others
does not. Today was one of his
good days, and he went the round of
1$ holes in 101, defeating John Hays
Hammond, his only opponent, and
"topside" man in the summer golf
cabinet by three up.
forester, appealed for safe and sanS
lumbering and for the conservation
of water. This subject was also dis
cussed by B. M. Griffith of Wiscon
sin, and B. T. Campbell, of Canada.
J. N. Teal, appealed for enlarge
ment of scope of waterways on the
Pacific coast., He pointed out the
possibility of making navigable the
Columbia river for a distance of
2,500 miles 'by applying the cost of
a single battleship to the work.
He declared that river transporta
tion Is the greatest of automatic rate
J. B. Chilberg, president of the
Alaska-Yukon Exposition at Seattle,
appealed, for ^re-afforestation of
streams: A resolution was offered
urging state legislatures to remit- a
part of taxes of farmers who plant
trees along the roads adjoining
(By Associated Press.)
Honolulu, Aug. 10.—That the pror
longed strike of the Japanese planta
tion laborers is a thing of the past,
is shown by the fact that practically
all of the strikers are now, seeking
reemployment. The soup kitchen at
the labor camp here which has been
maintained for three months by the
Thu\j4 Higher Wage association, has been
The plantations are still employing
strike breakers to the" number of 2,000
and are refusing to take back the
strikers who acted as leaders.
Jamestown, N. D., Aug. 10.T-WMen
•confronted with a series of Questions
regarding the disobedience of
straining onier'issued severaVmbioLths
before, Benj. SL ShocMex andhltwifej ,.
As a result Mrs. Shbckley was sent
home/and Mr. Shocktey was sent to
prison for a' week, to do penance for
the sins of both. .He,will,,jao glvqn
another whirl at the quia nOTt.Satur
iay.W:'- v,
Tad prison sentence wi# given in
connection with the prosecution of
Shockley and his wife for falling to
regard a restraining order issued by
the Judge to'keep thw ftoW%tri^
pass on the,farm of Gorthy
neiy'-'Courtenro^ *•..
ey were#uaanoned to
court Saturday evening to answer to
the charge but failed to *ppearvItep
uty Sheriff Jackson was seijrt oufefwitk
a bench warrant Sunday, and took
(By Associated Press.)
Sail Lake, Utah, Aug, 10.—Senti
ment at the National encampment of
the G. A. R., tonight, was regarded
by a strong element as favorable to
Samuel R. Van Sant for commander
in chief. Atlantic City also seemed
ii in the lead as the place for holding
the 1910 encampment
Nevertheless, friends of Judge Wm.
A. Ketcham, and the advocates of
St. Louis will not concede defeat.
The election will be held Thursday.
The convention seekers and support
ers of candidates worked hard today
but thousands of old soldiers in the
city had more important matters to
attend to.
"If amusement interferes with your
business, cut out the business," is
the motto of the veterens, And lithey
are living up to it.
(By Associated Press.)
Chicago, August 10—Peace nego
tiations in the street railway situa
tion in this city dragged today. Qn-r
ly one conference was held between
the union men and the officials of
the companies, and this resulted in
nothing more than a postponement
of the final issues. Both sides .are^
fighting to get all the advantage
:*4the^-can out^jaf the .Situajion^Ac-^
cording to Walter L. Fisher, the
city's representative in the confer
ences, nothing has arisen so far that
leads him to think that the trouble
will not be settled amicably within
a few days.
^^^_^ (By Associated Press.)
Leavenworth, Kansas, August 9—
Only eight feet from steep iiver
bank Missouri Pacific passenger
train No. HI, from St. Lodite to St.
Joseph, northbound, left the track
in South Leavenworth today ,: The
engine was torn to pieces and .all
cars indudlng.sleeper^umpe^ from
the railed but no person- was injured,
of the tender of engine: breaking
down. The tender was torn loose
from the locomotive. The baggage
car was thrown on its side. It turn*
ed to the west towards the bluff in
stead of east toward the water, or
the entire train might have been
pitched into the river.
(By Associated PresslT
York, August 10—Donald L.
ambitiftul young flrian
iose offices 'constituteVt mere-
ly desk room in ai dbwntqwn note
broker's office is 'to'th« Tombs to
night in default of $50,000 bail, and
thereby hangs a tale of' tangled fi
nance through which somebody in
WaU street, hipped P. Augustus
Heinz, one time copper king, for
$40,000. ••.*''i ^v:-.«i^ .•'•
Persche is charged With larceny
of Hd.i&OO, a profit obtained the
sale of K.ifOJ^shares Q|„.Q:
comxd^P^i- 4.60
an agent for Heinz placed with the
Wlndsorr Trust compsihy this cjty
jaslecurity loan of |%000^/ln
the same manner, as yet unerplain
the stocX^*|. ^?L^4 ,M
(By Associated Preas.j
Chicago, p., Aug. 10.—By.winning
today** game from Brooklyn, Edward
the Chicago National's sen
satiolafcl pitcher, is Bald to have equal
led .tie record for consecutive vic
tories"'with the pitching slab at its
present ^distance, 60% feet from the
home plite. Jack Chesbro establish
ed record of fourteen straight
games wjhile pitching for Pittsburg in
190& ff«
record twenty-four straight
games made by James McCormlck of
Chicago 'Nationals in 1886, waB 6s
tablEshed before the pitching, slam
wair moved back to its present dis
tance from the batter.
(By Associated Press.)
Paris, Aug. 10.—A staff correspond
ent of the Figaro, who was a passen
ger in the Sirius, sends to his paper
a thrilling narrative of the voyage.
He says that after crossing Mont
Blanc the wind blew the balloon
a*vay from the plains and up among
th^ mountains. Nights was falling
aid a storm was rising beneath was
Nothing but perpendicular walls of
rock and narrow gorges.
.'IpOnly five sacks of ballast were left
to hare continued the flight
have meant extreme danger.
M^ Sjjelterine shose a narrow ledge
at aTsltitttde of l^Ometers for- land'
Inf. To miss it meant death to' all
but with marvelous skill he y-ought
the balloon down and landed at the
edge of the chasm.
Terdsmen saw the descent and ran
to ther ^jiteistance of the aeronauts.
The b&uctn was deflated just ts the
storm bra!
(By- Associated Press.)
Rochester, N. Y., Aug. lO.^Neither
the inquest into the murder of Anna
Schumacher today nor the search
that has been continued by country
and city police, has-afforded anything
like aSTBubstantial oiue to the man
who Assaulted and brutally killed the
17-year-old girl last Saturday.
The innocent character of the girl
was easily established and the opin
ion is generally entertained that the
murderer was not a tramp but some
one familiar with the vicinity in
which the crime was committed and
who is now in the city or near It.
bank/ but was turned over to a
clerk acting for Persche, and at the
latter's orders, thrown on the curb
market and sold .for approximately
$90,000. How Persche .obtained the
capital to carry through the deal,
and why the stock was relinquish*tary
by the trust .company are points to
be cleared.
After his arrest this afternoon,
Persche intimated that there were
"men higher in the transaction,"
but refused to say more, upon the
advice of counsel. He was arraigned
hjtey|^^,a|!pnoon befojp| ,a«?n,agi8
tra|*. an4 after unsuccessful efforts
was committed to the Tombs, al
though his counsel later procured a
writ of habeas corpus returnable to
morrow. His examination was set
for Friday^
(By Associated Press.)
Annapolis, Md., August 10—Mrs.
Rose Sutton Parker, whose testi
mony has been looked forward to
as of surpassing interest in the
death on, October "lZ, 1907, of her
brother, Lieut. Jas. N. Sutton, Jr.,
was the center of attraction at the
session of court of inquiry today.
She took'the stand smilingly, was
a willing witness and demonstrated
clearly that her memory of her in
terview with Lieut. Adam shortly
after her brother's death was much
better than was the recollection of
Lieut. Adams on the same points.
His testimony a& to what was said
•during this six hour interview was
(By Associated Press.)
Stockholm, Aug. 10.—It still is im
possible to foresee the end of the
strike, which has been in progress
for some weeks. However, it is hav
ing little influence on the social life
of the capitol. Perfect order is being
maintained and no sign is visible of
special measures that have been tak
en to prevent outbreaks, though it is
known that the government is keep
ing extra police and troops cl03e at
hand In case of an emergency. Pood
again is pleantiful and prices are be
coming normal. There has been no
seMous -decline in prices of securities
on the Bourse.
Street car and cab traffic in the
city continues, the municipality hav
ing ordered the cabmen to resume
work or forfeit their licenses.
(By Associated Press.)
Marietta, 3a., Aug. 10.—The excite
ment following the apening of an as
sult trial here today was increased
tonight when shortly after 6 o'clock
an unknown negro attempted to
criminally assault* Mrs. J. W. Hicks,
wife of an engineer on the Louisville
& Nashville railroad.
It is admitted that even a sus
pect of the crime would be in dan
ger of being lynched if captured to
Mrs. Hicks Was preparing to put her
baby to bed when a negro, who had
concealed himself under her bed,
grabbed her by the ankle. She
screamed and in attempting to free
herself from the negro h-er clothing
was torn from her body. Frightened
by tho screams of Mra. Hicks the ne
gro ran from the house.
Canea, Island of Crete, August 9
—The Greek flag was run up over
the fortress and the Oretan mili
barracks here on July 27, the
day after the evacuation of the is
land by the international troops,
was lowered today as a result of a
protest of four protecting powers.
Athens, Greece, August 9—The
Greeg government today handed to
the Turkish minister a formal reply
to the ?Q!0!9^nQt.e -'-"lrtrieth asked
Greece to ""feXpreflS her disapproval
of ABnexatioii. agitation in Greece,
and to declare that she had no am
bitions regarding the island.
The reply affirms Greece's inten
tion of maintaining an attitude of
neutrality with regard to Greece.
very largely, "I do not remember,"
in character.
Mrs. Parker is positive in her
statements as to what was said and
done. It was notable from her tes
timony that whether Adams and
Sutton were friends, Adams and Mrs.
Parker parted most amicably after
a little dinner party pasting a couple
of hours and ending about midnight
at a local restaurant at which Adams
was one of Mre. Parker's guests.
It was remarked, too, that Mr. Blr
ney, counsel for Lieut. Adams, did
not press Mrs. Parker to any ex
tent on cross examination. Indeed
it may be said that this feature of
(Continued on Page 8.)
A strike of railroad men is im
probable as the men fear that in case
they go out they will lose their rights
to pensions.
The theatres are filled nightly and
the cafes and restaurants are being
From many industrial centers thru
out Sweden come reports, of more or
less complete resumption of work.
Most of the newspapers are issuing
small sized sheets.
There was a story meeting today
of railway, telegraph and telephone
employs concerning the strike, but
its result is being kept secret -.
The financial weakness of the
unions makes the success of present
movements problematical.
(By Aao'-iated Press.)
Kenosha, Wis., Aug. 10.—Former
Judge Jos. R. Clarkson of this city,
who wandered away from home last
month under the spell of a strange
impulse which drove him to manual
labor and who was found after weeks
of search working in a button factory
in Sabula, la., gave up the profession
of law today. Tomorrow morning his
name will go on the payrool of a.
manufacturing firm in Kenosha. .-#
"Give me a place where I "can do"
manual labor," he told his friends.
"I want to work with my hands and
enjoy the pleasures of man wos is
absolutely engaged rtn the production
of something of tangible nature.
While I am improving my muscles I
also will improve my mind, with the
ultimate view of entering the work of
church. I ought to be able to earn
$3 or $4 a day in a short time."
The formal dissolution of the law
partnership of Clarkson and Rob
V. Baker, was announced tonight.
Valley City, N. D., Aug. 10.—Th«
Sheyenne river has claimed another
victim this season. John Miller, a
well known young man of this city£
aged 23 years, in company with sev
eral companions, went to the rivef
near the.l^toouse and almost oppol
site the neV county hospital, for a
Miller, it is said, dived from a bi||
spring board into the water, disap-*
peared and failed to com up. Hfl|
companions gave the alarm and abas*
5 o'clock his -body ma recovered.
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