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Hakes Almost Anything Pos
sible to Happen in Unfortun
ate Russia at the Present
Hag Terrorised the Government Offi­
cials and Courtiers Favor
Extreme Measures.
Aaaoelated Preaa Cable *0 The Bn»lu
St. Petersburg, July 18.—The poli
tical barometer Is again falling. The
confusion which seems to have taken
possesslon of the upper spheres since
the efforts to form a coalition minis
try failed, coupled with the alarming
reports from the Interior and the atti
tude of parliament, make almost any
thing possible. There has been a
marked renewal of the apprehension
that a crisis may end in coup de etat
^against parliament. The assassination
of Vice Admiral Chouknin and Gen
eral Kozlov, a discovery that behind
the murder of the general was a big
"plot to kill not only General Trepoft
but Prince Putiatin and other courtiers
and a* general epidemic of assassin
ation, which has terrorized not only
the local authorities but even the
police, together with the wild destruc
tion of property by the peasantry In
lialf a dozen provinces during the last
few days, have again strengthened the
small part of the court which believes
Jn resorting U) "extreme measures."
The adoption by the lower house of
parliament of an address to the coun
try will, it is feared, place in the
bands of the reactionists the needed
lever to move the emperor.
Peasants Show '0 Partiality In
Destroying Pro|fi$£,pf
Friend orFoe.
Annodotfd Preaa Cable to The Bvtilu
St. Petersburg, July 18.—DIs
patches from the Interior continue
to tell without interruption the
stories of the burning of manor
houses, robberies, murders, col
lisions between peasants and the
rural guards. The center of the
peasants' uprising is the Voron
ezh province, where peasants in
their mania for the destruction of
property, do not discriminate he
tiveen friends mid enemies, as is
evidenced Ity the complete de ves
talion of the estate of M. Kokosh
kine, one of the most prominent
constitutional democrats in the $
lower house. Today's reports de- •$
scribe the situation in that prov- $
ince as hoiieiess from the stand
point of the landlords. The situa
tion is almost as bad hi the Pol
lava and Smolensk provinces. In
Tambov ]rovince eighty peasants
arc reported to liavc been killed
or wounded by the dragoons.
Massed Band Parade With
1,000 Musicans Playing at
Once a Feature.
Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evening Timed.
Denver Colo., July 18.—It is esti
mated at the Elks headquarters that
there are now forty thousand visitors
In Denver of whom 26,500 are Elks
and members of their families. The
feature of the celebration' today was
the massed band parade. There were
nearly 1,000 musicians in line, playing
brass instruments.
The selection of the next meeting
place was the first order of business
at the session of the grand lodge this
forenoon. Philadelphia, Baltimore and
St. Joseph, Mo.,"are competitors.
"Two Women Will be Tried for the
Murder of George Mitchell.
Aaaoelated Preaa to The Eveilif Tlmea.
Seattle, Wash., July 18.—Esther
Slitchell and Mrs. Maud Creffleld were
formally charged with murder in the
first degree for the killing of George
Mitchell, Esther's brother, today by
Prosecuting Attorney Mackintosh. The
-women were charged jointly, only one
Information being filed, and it is
probable that they will consent to
liave a single jury determine their
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Miller
yesterday received a letter froip O. V.
Hunt, the father of Mrs. Creffleld, in
which he says he feels in duty bound
to aid both women.
•tart to
The Electrical Workers' Union
of San Francisco Tie Up
Street Car System.
Aaaoelated Preaa to The Eveafas Times.
San Francisco, July 18.—Mem- $
bers of the electrical workers' $•
union, who are in the employ of
the united railroads, decided this
morning to go on a strike after
receiving an ultimatum from the
company In reply to their de
mand that while willing to grant
un increase of wages from $&50
to $8.75 for 10 hours' work It
would not grant an eight-hour
day. It Is possible that the street
•S" car system will be tied up If the
strike Is made effective. The
power houses cannot operate.
A New Yofrk Son Stabs His
Father for Interfering in the
Courtship With the Young
Man's Sweetheart.
The Father Had Gone to the Girl's
Home to Chastise His Son, for
"Sparking"' Her
Associated Press to The Bvenltff Times*
New York, July 18.—During a quar
rel between Conrad Schirmer and his
19-year-ol'd son Conrad, at the home of
the son's sweetheart. Miss Clara
Lazarus, in Hast 104th street today,
the youth stabbed his father with a
piece of broken glass, inflicting prob
ably a mortal wound. The elder
Schirmer several weeks ago ordered
his son to cease paying attentions to
Miss Lazarus, but the youth had be
come engaged to her and his mother
pleaded his cause. The father then
consented that the boy should marry
the girl when he was 21 but Schrimer
declared that Conrad must stop stay
ing out so late nights when calling
on his sweetheart. Last night the boy
remained very late and the father
went there in search of him. When
the father atempted to chastise the
son in the presence of his finance the
boy resisted and in the struggle that
ensued the father broke through a
glass panel of the door. Miss Lazarus
attempted to interfere in behalf of
the boy and Conrad seized a piece of
broken glass and plunged it into his
father's side inflicting a dangerous
wound. The wounded man was re
moved to the hospital but refused to
make a charge against his son. Con
rad was arrested.
Was Used as a Motive Power For the
Shah's Auto.
Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea.
Paris, July 18.—The chilk-like shad
of Persia holds the record of having
driven a motor with the most expen
sive brandy as motive power instead
of gasoline.
When the shah received his new car
he was as excited as a child with a
new toy and insisted that it should be
set going at once.
Gasoline is not yet a common com
modity in Persia. The place was
searched, but not a gill of the explo
sive spirit could be found. The couf
tiers trembled for their heads as they
told the sublime ruler the truth.
The shah fumed and then his cur
iosity led him to inquire the nature of
the fluid required. It was spirit. The
shah brightened at once. He had lots
of it, 1868 brandy specially purveyed
to the imperial household. The brandy
was brought, the tanks filled and new
motor car soon hummed along under
the explosive force of probably as ex
pensive a brandy as can be anywhere
AFTER $300,000,000.
Hidden in a Lake of Columbia Is the
British Syndicate.
Aaaoelated Preaa Cable to The ESvealai
London, July 18,—Five hundred mil
lion dollars' worth of treasure, hidden
in the bed of a mountain lake In
Columbia is the prize for which a
syndicate of British capitalists is
working. Although their project was
initiated six years ago they are qt the
present moment as tar irom realizing
it as ever.
This enormous treasure Is shown to
be at the bottom of Lake Guatavlta,
near Bogota, Columbia, which lies iu
the crater of an immense extinct vol
cano. This lake many centuries ago
was the sacred lake of the Chibchas,
a strange native tribe who at one time
numbered something like 1,000,000.
The superstitious natives threw gold
and silver into the lake to appease
their god.
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Jerome Given Another Dajj in
Which to Show Cause Why
He Should Not
imorlated Preaa to'The Evening Tlmea.
New York, July IS.—Justice
McLean adjourned until tomor
row the hearing on the writ of
the injunction obtained yesterday
J- by counsel for Harry K. Thaw to
prevent District Attorney Jerome
and the grand jury from examin
ing further witnesses in the Thaw
murder case. The court jester
day ordered the district attorney
to sliow cause why the writ of
prohibition should not be made
permanent and today the lientfns
was to have decided whether or
not it should continue in force. $
A Decision in the Bay State
Gas Company Case Made
Famous by Lawson.
SUED ROGERS FOR $3,000,000
Amioclateil Preaa to The Evening Tlmea.
Boston, July 18.—A decision favor
able to the plaintiff was handed down
today in the United States circuit
court in the case of George W. Pepper,
receiver of the Bay State Gas company
of Delaware, against Henry H. Rogers
of New York In the suit to recover
three million dollars to be due the gas
company in connection with the sale
of the Boston company. The court
orders that the proflts shall be appor
tioned by a master between Mr.
Rogers and the Bay State Gas company
of Delaware, but if no definite equit
able rule is ascertained then the
amount shall be apportioned halt to
Rogers and half to the gas company.
The court finds that Mr. Rogers was
guilty of no fraud.
Russian Revolutionists Trying to Get
Them Through Sweden.
Aaaoelated Preaa Cable The Bveala*
London, July 18.—The correspond
ent at Copenhagen of the Dally Tele
graph reports that Russian revolution
ists are again trying to import arms
by way of Sweden and Finland. The
Swedish authorities, the correspondent
states, have seized not far from Stock
holm 20^00 rifles that had been des
tined for a Finnish town. The wea
pons were hidden in fruit casks.
She Reproaches Her Son for
Dismissing Counsel and a
Rough House Ensues.
ABMM-lated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea.
New York, July 18.—Mrs. Wil
Ham Thaw, the prisoner's mother,
and Mrs. Carnegie called at Harry
Thaw's cell aud remained as long $
as the prison rules permitted. It
was reported about the Tombs
after she left tliat Mrs. Thaw re
•'5 preached her son for dismissing
3 Ucott and insisted that he should
continue to act as Thaw's counsel, &
and a stormy interview resulted
in which Thaw maintained that lie
had acted wisely in dismissing
'S hint. There were tears in Mrs.
•$ Thaw's eyes when hse left the
e- -5- ••$•» &•<£• •$ $•$•«-
She Was Formerly Miss I.eiier
AMMoelnted l'rikNM Cable to The Eveuluff
•$' i' $ $ $» «$• $
London, July 18.—Liuly 4'urzon
of kcddlcstown is dead. She was
formerly Miss Lcitcr of Chicago.
S •$ $ *£••$§•$
Lady Curzuu. of Kedleston. was
Mary Leiter, daughter of Levi Ijeiter
of Chicago, and was in her own right
(he possessor of three million dollars.
From Chicago 'he family moved to
Washington and later traveled exten
sively and entertained lavishly.
The Emperor's Cabinet to Retain Their
Aaaoelated Preaw Cable to The Evening
St. Petersburg, July IS.—As a
further proof of the change of the
spirit at Peterliof It was learued
today that Emiieror Nicholas has
trY &***»*
*jte o*
requested the members of the
Goremykiu cabiuet to retain their
Aaaoelated Prem to The Bvenlag Tlmea.
Milwaukee, Wis., July 18.—The as
sociation of agents of the Northwest
ern Mutual Life Insurance company
elected R. J. Wood of Sioux Falls,
I S. D., president.
mm Mr
North liikota.
Showery tonight and
Thursday. Cooler tb
ulSlit ill West por
Between the Warring Central
American Rpublics at 6
O'clock This Morning.
Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evenlag Tlmea.
5 4 3 •$ $•$$• $ S & 8 $•
Washington, July 18.—Au ar
mlstice between the warring Cen
trai American republics went into
effect at tf o'clock this morning.
Mr. Munox. Guatemalan minister,
called at the state department
today and announced that he has
been advised by his government
of the selection of three commis
sioners and a secretary to rep
resent Guatemala at the peace
conference. Tliey will go to Son
.lose. Guntemala, in time to board
the Mnrbleliead wliioh is exj»epted
to reach there tomorrow.
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The Agricultural Department
of the Government to Ex
tend Its Scope.
Aaaoelated l'reaa to The KvenlnK Tlmea.
Washington, July IS.—The bureau
of statistics of agriculture has so ex
tended the scope of its work that its
reports will hereafter cover a far
larger number of agricultural prod
ucts than in the past, the added list
including alfalfa, hemp, broom-corn,
kafir corn, sorghum, blue grass, millet,
sugar beets, Canadian peas, cow peas,
beans, cabbages, onions, tomatoes,
apples, lemons, blackberries, straw
berries, cantalopes, watermelons and
The last issue of the crop reporter
includes a statement of the condition
of the new articles, showing that in
none of them is there a full crop
throughout the country. Montana is
the only alfalfa growing state that
comes up to the standard in that
article. Minnesota takes the lead in
hemp with a full crop. California
shows the highest yield in sugar
beets with 98 per cent. There is a
noticeable falling oft in apples, several
states showing not to exceed 60 or
70 per cent, a full crop. A similar
condition exists with regard to
Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea.
Philadelphia, July 18.—At a meeting
held here of the commission having in
charge the arrangement of the dedi
cation of the new capitol building on
Harri8burg on October 4 it was an
nounced that President Roosevelt will
be the orator of the day.
A Greek Pedestrian Who is
Doing a Walking Stunt
Around the World.
Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea.
San Francisco, July 18.—Nicho
las George, the Greek pedestrian,
S4 years old, has arrived here
from Australia en route to Buda
Pest on a walk around the world.
He must on tills pedestrian trip
walk 80,000 miles in three years
and three months and at the end
of that time get a purse of $20,000
from the International Tourist
club of Beda Pest. He commenc
ed Ills trip at Cairo, Egypt, No
vember 17. 1904. According to
his story he walks thirty miles
8 S '»"$ 4 4
41 $ 4
From North Dakota Are Enter
ing the Boxing Tournament
for Western Canada Cham
pionship in Winnipeg.
The Tourney Promises to be the Big-
gest Sporting Event Ever
Pulled Off in Canada.
Evenlac Tlmea Special Service.
Winnipeg, July 18.—The amateur
boxing tournament for the western
Canada championships, which will be
held at the Auditorium theater all
next week, in conjunction with the
moving pictures of the Jimmy Britt
Battling Nelson lightweight champion
ship fight, promises to be the biggest
thing of the kind ever held here. En
tries for the tourney are being sent in
to the secretary from all parts of the
province, and also North Dakota, while
it is probable that Kenora, Port Ar
thur and Fort William will be repre
sented as well. The local entries show
indications of being numerous, all the
more prominent of the local amateurs
having decided to enter the competi
Jim Cranston, of Brainerd, will like
ly compete in the middleweight class.
He is a powerfully built fellow, ac
cording to reports, and has had con
siderable experience in the ring. He
has written for information regarding
the bouts. Harry Le Croix, of Grand
Forks, desires to compete in the light
weight class, while two boxers, Jack
Long and Fred Humphries, are ex
pected along from Fargo. Earl Dack
will likely come from Kenora for the
lightweight class. Dack won the Man
itoba championship in this class last
year, beating Jim Page, and the local
scrapper will have a chance to even
up this time. A couple of Porl Ar
thur boxers, one in the 125-pound
class, and the other a lightweight, are
anxious to compete, and have so noti
field the Crescent club. Vernon Aus
tin will probably come along if a suit
able opponent can be secured to meet
him. There area couple of local wel
terweights who think they could stay
with Austin for half a dozen rounds,
and if they show form in the opening
bouts of the tournament, Austin will
come along to meet them for the cham
Nearly all the local boxers are in
training for the event. Harry Ham
bleton, the welterweight, who boxed
Dave irons, will take part, and so will
Alf Mitcheson, who reached the finals
in his class two years ago. "Kid"
Buchan will defend his title in the
bantam class, but reports have it that
he will have no easy task this time,
as there are a couple of local young
sters with their eyes on the honors
in this class. All the classes are Ail
ing well, and there will be some
spirited contests before the champion
ships are decided.
The special bouts which will round
out the program for the week will be a
feature of the program. William
Lauder, the Scotch champion, and Art
Edmunds, of Toronto, who boxed six
rounds to a draw last spring, will go
ten rounds on Wednesday, July 25.
They have agreed upon the match,
which is at catcliweights, and will give
Lauder about twelve pounds the bet
ter of the weights. Dr. J. H. Baird
has been mutually decided upon as
referee of this bout.
Imported German Workers Create a
Riot and Many Leave.
Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea.
Richmond, Va., July 18.—The strike
at the Riverside cotton mills in Dan
ville yesterday which led to the im
portation of thirteen Germans to work
in the mills reached a climax today
when the foreigners on coming to
work were stoned by the strikers and
driven from the grounds. The Ger
mans arrived from New York Sundav
and their importation was due to
scarcity of labor. About half the
newcomers have left the city.
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The Evening Times Steads tor lihtk
Dakota Interests at all Tims aai
under all Circumsttt
Governor Folk Tells Retail
Merchants to Patronize Their
Home Papers and Thus gill
Off the Mail Order Business.
Build I'p the Local Papers and They
Will Build I'p Their Home
Aaaoelated Preaa to'The Evening Tlmea.
Jefferson City, July 18.—Gov. Joseph
W. Folk, in addressing the retail mer
chants of Missouri in convention here
yesterday, spoke against the mail or
der business and favored advertising
in the town papers. He said in part:
"No me'rehant can succeed without
advertising in one way or another.
Patronize your town papers, build
them up, and they will build the town
up and build you up increased trade
and greater opportunities. Do not be
afraid that your business is going to
be hurt by the recent exposures of
wrong doing in the commercial world.
No man who is doing an honest busi
ness can be injured by the light. All
business will be better for the clean
ing process it is going through and
for the stamping out of evil."
Admiral Skyrdloff Will Take Charge
of the Black Sea Fleetsky.
Cable to The Evealan
St. Petersburg, .July 18.—Admbet
Skrydloff, who succeeded Admiral
Makharoff in command of the Rus8ian
fleet at Port Arthur, after the death
of the latter, has been officially named
as commander of the Black Sea fleet,
succeeding the late Vice Admiral
Postmaster Cortelyou and Family 6*
Salmon Fishing.
Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evening Times.
New York, July 18.—Postmaster
General Cortelyou, accompanied by his
family sailed today from this city for
Nova Scotia on the steamer Prince
Arthur. It is Mr. Cortelyou's Intention
to stop at Halifax for a week or two
and go from there to Cape Breton on a
salmon fishing expedition with Pro
fessor Alexander Graham Bell.
General Castro Empties the Prisons On
His Resumption of Presidency.
ANNodated PreMt* to The Evening TImm,
Washington. July IS.—Advices re
ceived at the Venezuelan legation hera.
confirm the report that Gen. Castro in
commemoration of his resumption of
the presidency, has pardoned all of
fenders sentenced by the state courts.
The 'prisons have been completely
cleared. The advices further state
that, the confidence which prevails at
Caracas has been reflected in an ap
preciation of values of Venezuelan
bonds. These have risen 5 to 7 points.
President Castro has not yet formed
his new cabinet.
Opened by Request of Emperor
William and Rare Fabrics
Are Removed.
Aaaoelated Preaa Cable to The Eveilu
Aix Le Chappelle, Prussia, July 17.—
The sarcophagus-of Charlemagne was
opened at Emperor William's wishes
aud in the presence of high dignitaries
of the Catholic church and provincial
authorities for the purpose of examin
ing the precious cloths. These and
other relics were found in good con
dition. Three documents were found
dated in 1481,1483 and 1881. The older
of the two fabrics dates back to the
second half of the tenth century and
contains figures of four elephants.
The other is of the twelfth century.
The fabrics will be taken to Berlin
with Cardinal Fisher's permission by
Prof. Lessing, director of the royal
museum of industrial art. will be
photographed and returned and re
placed within the sarcophagus. Th*
sarcophagus was first opened in 1,040
A. D. by Emperor Otto III.
A South Dakota Town Has Over Oav
Hundred Cases.
Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evenlag
fpswich, S. D„ July 18.—Over on*
hundred cases of typhoid-fever ham
already been reported in this Beetkm
as the result of drinking lemonade at
a celebration at. Evarts, S. D., recent
ly. The water used In the lemonade
was taken from an old well that
not been used for several years.

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