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Ready for Reception of
Visitors f
The Meeting at Buffalo Promises to Be
tha Laigest Encampment
Ever Held
Associated Press Special Wire.
BUFFALO, N. V., Aug. 22.—Buffalo Is
all ready for the army of veterans who
are on their way here to attend the thir
ty-flrst annual encampment of the
Grand Army of the Republic. During
the night hundreds of veterans and their
friends arrived, and today they are com
ing ln by thousands. It Is estimated that
from 15,000 to 20,000 came in today.
The various railroads entering Buffalo
report that In addition to the hundreds
of regular trains schedules have been
prepared for 245 specials to arrive here
by Tuesday noon. Among the promi
nent arrivals are J. Corey Wlnans of
Camden, chief of Clarkson's staff, and
Daniel Ross of Wilmington, Del., a can- |
didate for Junior vice commander-in- i
Camp Jewett, as the city of tents is
known, is all ready for the inhabitants,
and while It will not be formally opened
until 4 oclock tomorrow afternoon, a
number of posts are already installed.
Ample arrangements have been made
at the camp and elsewhere for the care
of the sick. Three hospital tents have
been erected at Camp Jewett, each in
charge of a competent staff of physi
Among the later announcements of
candidate to succeed Commander-in
chief Clarkson are the names of John C.
Llnehan of New Hampshire, George H.
Innes of Massachusetts, James A. Sex
ton of Chicago and J. P. S. Godin of
Col. Wlnans of Camden, chief of
Clarkson's staff, estimates the number
of visitors to Buffalo during the week at
200,000, making the largest encampment
ever held.
In speaking of the choice of the veter
ans for the next encampment, Col. Wi
nans said that so far as his Information
went there was but one choice among
the delegates and that was Cincinnati.
There seems to be a feeling, he said,
among some of the eastern people that
Ban Francisco wants the encampment,
but that Is a mistake. San Francisco
is preparing to make a bid In 1899. With
regard to the encampment being held ln
Richmond, Va., he asserted there is
nothing ln it, The people down there do
not want it, and the veterans do not care
to go there. The chief objection, he said,
was the certainty of unpleasant compli
cations over the color line. Notwith
standing this view, the Young Men's ;
Business association of Richmond has
opened headquarters here and is making
an effort to secure the encampment.
Col. Wlnans says Pennsylvania will
send the most people to the encampment,
with New York second and Ohio third,
ln attendance.
The decoration of the city with bunt
ing and electric lights Is elaborate.
Nearly every building in the business
section is bedecked. On Main street op
posite St. Paul's church, ln the business
center of the city, stand the welcome
arch, It }s a monster structure in the
form of a monogram composed of the
letters "G. A. R." This is surmounted
by two shields, standing on which is a
golden eagle, bearing in its beak an
electric device with the word "Wel
come." At night 2500 Incandescent
lamps illumlnat ethe arch.
In Lafayette park are displayed twen
ty-two designs representing the various
army corps badges.
Across Main street, looking north
ward from Lafayette square, stands the
triumphal arch. The structure is built
to represent a piece of solid masonry,
standing high above the street. The
large center arch spans the street at a
sufficient width to admit the passage of
the columns, and on each side of the cen
ter arch are smaller arches of the same
A block beyond the triumphal arch, at
the entrance to Chippewa street, stands
another arch, the gift of the colored peo
At the circle at the junction of North
■treet with Porter and Richmond av
enues are the reviewing stands, marked
by the national colors. There are two
of them, placed one on the north and one
on the south side of the street. Their
total seating capacity is 4000. President
McKinley and other distinguished guess
will review the parade from one of the
Camp Jewett, named ln honor of the
mayor of Buffalo, a city of 3500 tents,
provided for the accommodation of the
Visiting G. A. R. men, is situated at the
front, a broad plaza on the city park
system adjoining Fort Porter and over
looking Lake Erie, the mouth of the Ni
agara river and the Canadian shore. At
Its entrance on Porter avenue, a few
i>locks below the reviewing stand, is
another arch. It is made to resemble
granite and forms an imposing entrance.
The tents in Camp Jewett are mostly
Of the Indian tepee pattern. Tbey are
arranged ln street, the central avenue
being named in honor of General Grant.
On the north the streets are named af
ter Generals Sheridan. McLelland,
Meade, Pope and Burnside. Those to
the south are Sherman and McCook. The
cross avenues are Franklin, Porter,
Hancock, Rosecrans, Hooker, McDow
ell, Schofield, McPherson, Stanley, Lo
gan, Halleck, Bell, Thomas and Granger.
At the exit from the camp and on the
line of the Fort Porter ramparts stands
the fifth and last arch. It is in the form
of a horse shoe and finished In imita
tion of iron.
One of the most brilliant feautres will
he the living shield, which will be pro
duced on Wednesday, the day of the pa
rade. Four thousand children from the
Softools will form the shield, which will
stand on Chippewa street below Dela
ware, at the point where the line of
march turns from Chippewa street Into
tbe avenue. Its position will be such as
to faoe the marching columns for the
two blocks. The children have been on
rehearsal for weeks.
The platform upon which the children
will sit will be built squarely across
Chippewa street, cutting off all traffic.
It is to resemble a large grand stand,
the seats grading upward as the eleva -
tion increases. This will give the shield
the appearance intended, namely, of
resting on an easel. The seating space
will be square and the figures dressed in
red, white and blue will be so arranged
as to form the outline of a shield with
red and white stripes and with white
stars in a blue field, surrounded by a
border of black. Boys in black garments
are to form the black background, while
boys and girls dressed in red, white and
blue will filll in the stars and stripes and
the field.
These children of the shield will be
divided Into two reliefs, to avoid the fa
tigue of remaining in positfon for about
seven hours.
The first two thousand will take their
places In the morning Just before the
head of the column moves and will re
main In position until about half of the
procession has passed. Then they will
be relieved by the second division, which
will remain in position until the last man
In the New York state department has
passed. The children of the shield will
all day long sing national anthems and
patriotic songs to the accompaniment
of music.
The race for the national presidency
of the Woman's Relief Corps is exciting
much Interest. Mrs. Martin of Missouri
seems to be the choice of the greatest
portion of the delegates who have ar
rived. Illinois has again put forth Mrs.
Thomas J. Miller and Mrs. Helen M.
Griffiths of lowa is also a candidate.
The contest for the office of senior
vice-president lies at present between
Mrs. Susan E. Atkins and Mrs. Ellen
M. Putnam, boti members of the local
Few of the prominent women con
nected with the various Relief Corps
have yet arrived. Mrs. Katherine Hirst,
national president of the Ladies of the
G. A. R, came in this morning.
Experiments Will Be Made With
Cruda Petroleum
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22.—The secre
tary of the navy has ordered Lieut Na
than Sargent to proceed at once to the
oil fields of Pennsylvania, where he will
make a careful investigation of the va
rious grades of petroleum produced, ln
the region with a view to its use for
fuel for marine engines. Upon the con
clusion of this work he will report to
the authorities in charge of the Newport
torpedo station and plans will be drawn
up for an oil engine which will be placed
in one of the new torpedo boats now be
ing built by the Herreshoffs. This will
be the first attempt to use oil as fuel
for the torpedo fleet, but from the success
which has been attained by this motive
force in swift steam launches owned by
private parties both here and abroad, the
navy department looks very favorably
upon the experiment. Some of the ad
vantages expected from the new fuel are
economy of machine space and conse
quently greater fuei carrying capacity,
economy in the cost of fuel and' the abil
ity to develop extremely high steam
pressure under forced draught. The plans
for the new engine are not yet laidand
will depend largely on the report on the
various grades of petroleum at com
mand. It is possible that with this In
novation in fuel will come the use of
steam turbine engines, whose success in
the English torpedo boat Turblna has
marked a decided epoch in the develop
ment of those fleet destroyers abroad.
Export of Lumber
CHICAGO, Aug. 22.—The Timberman
gives the following summary of the
year's lumber exports from all United
States ports: The quantity of our ex
sports of forest products for the year
"ending June 30, 1897, as compared with
those of the year ending June 30, 1887,
show ap Increase of slightly over 100
per cent, and as compared with the aver
age for the five years beginning July 1,
1886, shows an. increase of a fraction '.ess
than sixty per cent. The total value of
our exports of domestic forest and lum
ber products for the year endln? June .'O,
1897, as compared with the previous
twelve months, was $39,624,800, against
$31,947,108, or an increase of 24 per cent.
Bad Burglars
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22.—0n Sat
urday night burglars entered a house on
First street owned by the Peter Donohue
estate and occupied by John B. McNam
ara, at one time private secretary to
Donobue. The intruders ransacked ail
the sleeping rooms on the second floor of
the house and carried off with them
jewelry and clothing aggregating over
$1000 in value. While the housebreakers
were at their work the members of the
family were on the first floor of the house
playing billiards. There is no clue to the
He Was Unhappy
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22.—Frank
Snodgrass, 30 years of age, formerly em
ployed in a laundry at Benicia, killed
himself this afternoon by firing a bullet
from a revolver into his right temple in
the apartments occupied by himself and
wife in thelodging house, 124 Sixth street.
Domestic unhappiness is supposed to
have been the cause. He left letters im
plying that he had intended killing his
wife before committing suicide.
Killed a Boy
lndo Tonlottl, a 14-year-old boy living at
1115 Montgomery street was shot in the
cheek this evening by Joseph Dobbas, a
watchman in the employ of Gray Bros.,
contractors. The boy with several com
panions was throwing stones at Dobbas,
who drew his revolver and fired at the
crowd. The bullet struck young Ton
lottl in the face and lodged in the upper
jaw bone. Dobbas was arrested charged
with assault to murder, He was re
leased on bail.
Peruvian Finances
LIMA, Peru, Aug. 22, via Galveston.—
The government has presented a
recommendation to congress urging the
immediate consideration of a project to
collect the customs duties in sovereigns
at the rate of ten soles each, or the
equivalent, and favorable differences to
be employed in imported sovereigns.
Hanged by a Mob
WILLIAMSBURG, Ky., Aug. 22.—El
eanor Sullivan, convicted yesterday of
the rape of Sarah Lawson, and sentenced
to twenty years in the penitentiary, was
taken from jail last night by a mob and
hanged on the timbera of the bridge
across the Cumberland river.
For lubricating oils, Garlock packing ln
lectors, etc., see Machinery and Electrical
company, m-W North Mala atreet.
Marching Steadily Toward
Professor Jordan Returns From the
Breeding Grounds and Reports
on the Work Done
Associated Press Bpeclal Wire.
PORTLAND, Or., Aug. 22.—Dr. David
Starr Jordan, commissioner ln chief of
the fur. seal Investigations, with George
A. Clark, secretary of the commission,
arrived in Seattle on the Revenue cutter I
Rush, Captain W. H. Roberts command
ing, and passed through Portland today
en. route for San Francisco. The party
left Unalaska on the morning of August
Dr Jordan reports the satisfactory
completion of the summer's Investiga
tions by the two commissioners. Mr.
Macoun, the Canadian commissioner,
had already left the Pribyloff Islands,
and the British commissioner, Prof.
Thompson, was about to leave on H. M.
S. Amphion. Mr. Lucas of the American
commission remained behind for a week
or ten days and will go direct to San
Francisco on the steamer Del Norte.
The breeding grounds show a shrink
age of about ID per cent compared with
last season; the hauling grounds a
shrinkage of 33 per cent. This is about
what was predicted by the American
commission last year, and their conclu
sions are fully vindicated in all import
ant regards. The primary cause of the
shrinkage of females on the breeding
grounds is the pelagic catch of last fall
and the present spring. To this le added
the loss due to the starving of orphaned
pups in 1594, which should this year have
appeared to give birth to their first pups.
This starvation in 1894, affecting, as It
did. in like measure the male herd, is the
cause of the diminution of killable seals
on the hauling grounds.
The decline of the herd is everywhere
more distinctly marked than it was last
year, owing to the effects of the resump
tion of pelagic killing in Bering sea after
the modus Vivendi of 1891. For 1898 the
shrinkage will be still greater through
the destruction in 1894 of unborn pups
with impregnated females killed. Thus
the evil effects of pelagic sealing in any
particular year are still most clearly felt
three and four years after. Even if pe
lagic sealing should be stopped at once,
the decline of the herd must go on until
after 1900, because of the after effect due
to the destruction of nursing and un
born offspring.
The pelagic fleet In Bering sea numbers
about twenty-nine vessels, as against
sixty-eight last year. The reported
catches are light and unprofitable. No
seizures have been made.
The only new fact discovered this year
has been that a parasitic worm infesting
the sandy rookery areas is the cause of
the early mortality among pups which
was ascribed in a general way last year
to trampling.
The early mortality, as a whole, shows
a decrease relative to the decreased
number of animals. Branding of young
female seals, which will begin after Sep
tember Ist, will be carried on by Col.
Murray, chief agent on the Islands, and
Mr. E. E. Farmer, electrician. The
skins of the branded cows returned this
year to the Islands show clearly the per
manency of the mark and its efficiency
to render the skin unsalable without in
jury to the animal or to the herd. Brand
ing has the same effect upon the fur seal
that branding calves or shearing sheep
has on those classes of animals. The idea
that the seals might be driven away by
branding is s-heer nonsense.
The catch of the schooner from the
Japan coast reported to have taken
branded skins there was examined in
Unalaska by Captain Hooper and no
such skins were found, nor were any
branded skins shown to have been taken
on the Asiatic coast. The seals fre
quenting this coast area distinct species.
The salt lagoon on St. Paul island has
been fenced and the males too young to
be killed this year will be herded there
unfil the close of pelagic sealing.
Permanently Retired From the Fili-
bustering Business
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22.—Tihe Brit
ish steamship Ethelwlld, Captain List,
arrived at this port from Port Antonio,
Jamaica, tonight, having on board as
passengers, in addition to Commissioner'
of Navigation Eugene Tyler Chamber
lain and Dr. Parker of Washington,
twelve of the crew of the alleged filibus
tering steamship Bermuda, which has
been seized there by the government. It
wa» learned from Mr. Chamberlain that
Captain Murphy of the Bermuda had
been adjudged guilty of violation of the
quarantine laws and sentenced to pay a
line of £100 or to undergo thirty days'
imprisonment. He chose the latter and
is now serving his time. The Bermuda
will be sold by the British authorities.
Not Well Insured
WOODBURY, N. J.. Aug. 22.—The.
main building of the H. P. Thomas &
Sons Co. fertilizer manufactory on Mon
tauk creek, near Paulshore, was burned
today. The loss Is estimated at 1250,000,
upon which there is about $100,000 in
surance. The buildings covered about
three acres and contained expensive ma
chinery. Only threeof the smaller build
ings were saved.
College Societies
NASHVILLE, Term., Aug. 22.—Next
Tuesday the Sigma Chi fraternity will
meet in this city and continue in ses
sion four days. Seventy-five delegates
from the various chapters are expected
and with a large number not delegated.
During the session the convention will
have a day at the centennial exposition.
Swept Over Niagara
NIAGARA, FALLS, N. V., Aug. 22.—
Frank Webster of Buffalo; Warren Bush,
21 years old, of Chicago, and Charles
Giasner, 29 years old, of Chicago, who
have been camping on the banks of the
Niagara river for the past week with
l several companions, today hired a emrfll
boat, the Lasalle, and started to row
across the Niagara river to the Canadian
aiiore. Their boat was upset and the
men were seen struggling In the water.
Before assistance could reach them ail
were carried over the falls on the Cana
dian side. The bodies were not recov
Tournament Teams Make Trials for
the Trophy
STOCKTON, Aug. 22.—Stockton's old
time team which defeated every club
against which it played at the first of
the season, was gathered together again
today and defeated the San Francisco
Athletic club by a score of 10 to 2. Peters
jnd Iberg, the old Stockton battery,
were in the points for the home club,
while Wheeler and Ford represented
the visitors.
SAN FRANCISCO—At today's base
ball game in Central park the Santa
Claras beat the Union Iron works by
a score of 15 to 6.
NAPA—The Reliance baseball team of
Oakland met with defeat at the hands of
the local team today. Mllwain pitched
for the visitors and was hit very hard.
SACRAMENTO—The Gilt Edge ball
club of this city today defeated the Vio
lets of San Francisco by a score of 24
to 0.
SANTA CRUZ—Santa Cruz won the
ba.'.uail game at Watsonville thisafter
noon with the Watsonvilles. Score 11
to 4.
PROVIDENCE, R. 1., Aug. 22.—The
Loulsvllles were defeated at Crescent
park today by the Pawtucket team of
the New England league by a score of
S to 6. Jim Corbett played first base for
Pawtucket in good' form, accepting thir
teen chances and getting a base on balls
and a single. Bannon, an amateur,
pitched good ball throughout
Lively Politics Tends to Dullness of
LONDON, Aug. 22.—Money is abund
ant, although rates rose sharply at the
beginning of last week on the expecta
tion of the withdrawal of gold from the
United States. The quick response of the
continental exchanges indicate that if
the United States wants gold the conti
nent is ready to supply it, and as a conse
quence rates eased off again. Sliver
Is fairly steady at 24d per ounce, owing
to the Indian demand. Only a small
business has been done during the last
few days, the disturbed condition of pol
itics in India and in Turkey and the un
settled condition of Wall street tending
to depress prices and to restrict dealings.
There was a slight Improvement at the
end of the week under strength of bet
ter news from India. Consols, Indian
loans and home rails improved slightly,
but there was no advance in the Amer
ican section, where the business still
continues very small, though it is hoped
the rise in wheat will furnish a fillip later
on. The following show a fall for the
week: St. Paul, 1%; Norfolk preferred
and Southern preferred, Atchison,
Louisville, Denver and Northern Pacific,
%. A few of the bond issues declined
irom % to Grand Trunks are some
what easier. Canadian Pacifies, how
ever, follow Wall street prices. All lines
of stocks are severely affected by the fall
in silver. Mining securities are dull and
Object to Abolishment of Their Tribal
CHELSEA, I. T., Aug. 22—Today the
report reached here that the Keetoowa
society, an organization among the
Cherokee full blood Indians, had threat
ened personal damage to the members
of the Cherokee commission, should they
enter into an agreement with the Dawes
commission looking to the destruction
of the tribal government, and as a re
sult there is much stir in full blood cir
cles of this district. It has been pri
vately known for some time that the
Keetoowa, which is a powerful organiza
tion, was very much averse to treating,
but that they should openly threaten
onuses much surprise. It was the
Keetoowas who last winter sent a full
blood delegation to Washington to en
deavor to persuade congress to prevent
their government extinction, alnd they
also are the leaders of the scheme to
(.migrate all the Indians to Mexico when
their government is abolished. This so
ciety has about 500 members ln this dis
trict and control the politics of the na
tion. The citizens of this district are
fearful lest the full bloods will rise in
arms to prevent any action.
Capsize a Baft and Five Are
TORONTO, Ont., Aug. 22.—Five chil
dren" were drowned in the harbor this
afternoon by the capsizing of a float.
The dead are:
Albert Driscoll, Gertie Harvey, Jack
Bethel, and two unknown.
The float waa twelve feet long and six
feet wide. It was made of rough timber
and used for conveying workmen from
the mainland to the breakwater, a dis
tance of 100 yards. This afternoon 21
boys and girls l , ranging from 8 to 13 years
old, crowded on the raft intending to go
bathing. Half way across the channel,
where the water is very deep, the raft
capsized. All the children were thrown
into the water and all save five were res
Wholesale Killing
NASHVILLE, Term., August 22.— J.
B. Rich, a young white man, shot and
killed his wife tonight at the home of
her mother in East Nashville. He then
killed his brother-in-law, shooting him
twice, Inflicting fatal wounds. Rich a
week ago filed a bill for divorce, alleging
infidelity. Today he was arrested,
charged with kidnaping one of the chil
dren, and it is supposed the arrest en
raged him and led to the commission of
the crime.
Burned to Death
CARSON, Nev., Aug. 22—Oliver Long
abaugh died in Empire this morning as
a result of being burned a few nights
ago. He was carrying a candle on retir
ing and fainted. Before help could ar
rive his legs were burned to a crisp and
his body was blistered and burned in a
horrible manner.
Quick Ferry Service
Southern Pacific company will establish
a twenty-minute ferry service on the
broadguage route between this city and
Oakland, beginning about September 1.
The Piedmont and Oakland will con
tinue on the line and will be supple
mented by the Encinal, which has just
been rebuilt and enlarged.
Y. P. S. C. U'S
Conclude the Ninth Aunua
Every Man Who Would Follow Jesus
Christ Must Leave the Two Old
Associated Press Special Wire.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 22.—The
ninth annual convention of the Y. P. S.
C. U. passed Into history today. The
place of meeting next year will not be
decided until the general committee
meets In October, but Albany, N. Y„ has
the call.
Two consecration meetings were held
this morning, one for men led by the Rev.
R. A. Torrey and one for women, led by
Mrs. Edith Livingstone Peake. Both
were largely attended..
The pulpits of the city and suburbs
were filled with visiting pastors this
forenoon, and praise meetings were the
This afternoon John G. Wooley ad
dressed an audience that crowded the
hall and galleries to the doors. His
speech was characterized by radical
temperance utterances and it created a
"After fifty years of education, evan
gelization and legislation the saloon Is
commander-in-chief of American poll
tics," was one of his utterances.
"There are two reasons why the church
fails in the combat," he said, "one being
because her gunners feel that the recoil
of the seige guns might Jar the stained
glass windows and interrupt the offer
tory. By 'gunners' I mean the manag
ing officers. If they would stand to
gether at the polls to sustain the par
value of her political declarations they
could throw the old parties upon their
beam ends and leave nothing to be done
but to take the slippery old derelicts into
port and break them up; second, and in
a real argument of our citizenship, pro
hibition would take the first place upon
the program without a rival or a ques
"Do not fall of my meaning. lam not
here ln behalf of the Prohibition party.
But I assert that you must jodn it or
make a new party, or leave the church
dishonored and disabled.
"I say that every man of you who
would follow Jesus Christ must leave
the two old parties. You cannot keep
that company and have Him with you
at the polls."
Shot the Judge
WOODSTOCK, Vt„ Aug. 22.—Thomas
C. Saver, Justice of the peace for Wind
sor county, waa shot this morning by
William W. Lawrence while standing on
the piazza of his residence, the ball pen
etrating his right lung, lodging under the
shoulder blade. The wounded man is
reported as resting quietly tonight, and
ihe attending physician thinks he will
recover, although his age, beyond 60
years, will tell against him. Lawrence
surrendered himself to the sheriff after
the shooting and was lodged in Jail. Mrs.
Lawrence some time ago left her hus
band and Judge Saver was appointed a
guardian for their 7-year-old daughter.
The Judge af trward issued an injunction
restraining Lawrence from Interfering
with the child and Incurred Lawrence's
Mormons Mobbed
COLUMBIA, S. C, Aug. 22.—Raids by
whitecaps have been of frequent occur
rence within the last few days in Fair
field and Kershaw counties. These raids
have been altogether against the Mor
mon elders and their sympathizers. On
Saturday a band of 120 masked whitecaps
went to a house about four miles below
Camden in Beulah section, took out the
three Mormon elders, stripped them and
administered a whipping. It is supposed
that the whitecaps came mostly from
Fairfield and that the Mormon eldere
who were whipped were the ones tlhat
escaped the whitecaps on a previous oc
casion at the house of a man named
A Persecuted Patriot
NEW YORK, Aug. 22.—'Manuel
Plaues, the supposed Spanish anarchist,
who arrived here on the Cunard liner
Umbria yesterday, has proved to the
satisfaction of the federal authorities
that he is not an anarchist, but is a
much persecuted Cuban patriot. He vis
ited the barge office today and presented
proofs of his statement which satisfied
the officials, and he will not be molested.
Money for Missions
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 22.—At the
close of the Christian Alliance conven
tion this evening a collection for mis
sions was taken. Eleven thousand dol
lars was contributed within a few min
utes, making $14,000 in all. Several la
dies threw their diamond rings into the
collection boxes and many men did the
same with their watches and jewelry.
London Anarchists
LONDON, Aug. 22.—The anarchists
held a meeting this evening in Trafalgar
square and the utterances of someof the
speakers provoked disorderly scenes.
The police, however, had taken precau
tions which effectually prevented any
3erlous developments.
LONDON, Aug. 23.—A dispatch to the
Times from Brussels' says the Official
Moniteur announces that Great Britain
has granted to Belgian products the
pame privileges entering Canada that
have been already granted to those of
A Burglar Converted
CANTON, 0., Aug. 22.—A merchant
policeman, Charlea Hemminger, sur
prised burglars in the basement of the
Isaac Barter & Sons Savings bank early
this morning. The guard of the party
opened fire on the officer and the latter
shot one of the men who had been tn the
cellar. Th burglar died at the hospital
later without revealing his ldenty. Tha
burglars had a big lot of tools and ez
plosives ln the cellar and were no doubt
professionals. The bank Is a strong one
and generally believed to contain a large
sum of money.
The Great Futurity Will Be Run
NEW YORK, Aug. 22.—The greatest
2-year-old event of the year, the Fu
turity.is to be run on Tuesday at Sheeps
head Bay. Howland, the son of Hindoo
and Imp. Richochet, is likely to be the
favorite. The horse, however, who has
shown himself to be unquestionably the
best 2-year-old of the year, Hamburg, is
not entered.
"If Hamburg were only entered," said
his trainer, Chas. Patterson, today, "I
would not have any fears as to the re
sult. He is the better colt of the two and
Is in condition to run the race of his life.
He is the best race horse I ever saw and
I own Ornament.
"Howland performed well at Memphis
and those who saw him became so en
thusiastic that they declared him un
beatable. Howland had the call over
Hamburg, so let him keep it."
Trainer Patterson nevertheless thinks
Howland has the best chance of the Fu
turity candidates to get the money.
On Friday last Howland was sent six
furlongs in l:lsVi, tffs best time he has
yet made at the distance. This morn
ing he was sent out for a "breather," but
was not allowed to fully extend himself.
Several caught him in 1:17. Either
Clayton or Wilhite will ride him Tues.
The second choice In the betting is
likely to be Thompson's entry, The Hue
genot, and Gibraltar. The former Is a
brother to Henry of Navarre and has
won two races so far. He arrived to
night from Saratoga.
Gibraltar is fresh in the public mind
as the conqueror of Frohman and Varus
in the Undergraduate stakes at Bright-
on Beach last Tuesday. If the track is
heavy he will bear watching.
Mike Dwyer's Previous has not been
performing very satisfactorily of late,
but It Is said that Saratoga has done
wonders for him and that he will be up
to the form displayed by him when he
won the Great American stakes at
Gravesend. He will have the advantage
of Sims on his back.
Plaudit, the likely son of Himyar and
Cinderella, is at Gravesend, but is re
ported to be a little under the weather.
O. H. P. Belmont's Great Bend, J. E.
McDonald's Central Trust, J. G. Fol
lansbee's Murrillo, J. B. Keene's Enril
and Hayman & Frank's Demagogue
have been seen in public and will b:
seen at the post. Their chances, how
ever, are considered those of outsiders.
Central Trust worked three-quarters
over the Sheepshead Bay track this
morning in 1:16%. David Gideon's
Frohman will also likely be a starter,
but he Is a very different horse today
from what he was in the spring.
At least a dozen youngsters will go
to the post in the Futurity and the stake
will be worth in the neighborhood of
A Big Crowd Turns Out at Tacoma,
TACOMA, Wash., Aug. 22. —Twenty-
five hundred people attended the second
day's bicycle races of the meet held here
under the management of the Tacoma
Race Promoters' association. The track
was in good'condition and weather per
In the one and a half miles professional
handicap Whitman of Los Angeles
spilled in the stretch at the finish, car
rying down Sherrick and Deemer. All
received eevere bruises, but no bones
were broken. The unusually large at
tendance at the meet today is an in
dorsement by the people of Sunday rac
ing and C. A. C. C, of which the local
association is now a branch, and is
thought to have gained a permanent
foothold in this part of the northwest.
One-third mile, professional—A Jones,
San Francisco, won; Allen, Spokane,
second; G. Sherrick, Tacoma, third.
Time, 44 3-5 seconds.
One mile open, amateur —Wing won,
Mott second, Shlpp third; time, 2:39.
One mile, professional—Vaughan of
San Diego won, J. Sherrick second, Zei
gler third; time, 2:18 4-5.
Two mile amateur handicap—Wing
(scratch) won, Coltor (60 yards) second,
Shlpp (60 yards) third; time, 5:23 2-5.
One and a half mile handicap, profes
sional—Vaughan (65 yards) won, Ziegler
(scratch) second, Allen (35 yards) third;
time, 3:15 4-5.
Make Trouble for the Authorities in
Bohemia *
PILSEN, Bohemia, Aug. 22—The dis
turbances which began on Friday by the
fanatical opponents of the Jews were
resumed yesterday. They arose from a
quarrel between a German Jewish stu
dent named Hartman and a Bohemian
student named Schmidt. While the po
lice were escorting Hrtman from the
town hall an anti-Jewish mob attacked
them and then emashed all the windows
ln the synagogue, the Jewish schools and
the houses of the best known Jews.
The authorities called out the military
to euppresa the riots and the troops pa
raded the town from 4 oclock In the aft
ernoon until 11 in the evening, when a
regular system of military control was
established. An order has been issued
forbidding public meetings of any
directing all householders to close their
houses at 9 oclock in the evening and
warning the heads of families to keep
their apprentices and assistants indoors
after 7:30 ln the evening. The police
have made twenty-nine arrests.
Injured by a Trolly Car
NEW YORK, Aug. 22.—A tallyho
coach carrying a number of the mem
bers of the John Palmer association of
Brooklyn was run Into at Coney Island
tonight by a trolley car and wrecked.
Fifteen of the occupants of the coach
were injured. Anna Drlsler of Flatbush,
and William M. Ruffy of Brooklyn, the
driver of the coach, are believed to be
fatally hurt.
Shelter for Insane
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22.—An addi
tion, to cost $60,000, is to be erected on
the grounds of the Mendocino asylum for
the insane at Ukiah and three San Fran
cisco architects have been selected to
prepare the plans and Specifications. The
new structure is to be four stories in
height and constructed of brick and
Wants His Money
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22.—1t was
learned late tonight that there-is a pos
sibility of a serious hitch in. the arrange
ments for the Green-Walcott fight. In
fact, it la said In sporting circles that the
contest may be declared off altogether
If the National Athletic club refuses to
agree to the demands of O'Rourke, man'
ager for Walcott. O'Rourke declare*
that his man shall not enter'the ring un
til the managers of the club have de
posited with a responsible party a certi
fied check for an amount equal.to tha
estimated percentage of the receipts
which will accrue to the pugilists. He
has not yet made this demand officially
on the club, but It Is generally believed
that the proposition, when made, will ba
Two More Plants Projected in Alame-
da County
OAKLAND, Aug. 22.—The manufac
ture of beet sugar will be an Important
dustry in. Alameda and Contra Costa
counties during the coming year. Two
large plants will be put ln operation
very shortly, one at Crockett, as an
nounced a few days ago, and the other
at Rodeo. The incorporators of tha
company that will operate these plants
with a capital of $2,500,000, are: A. W.
Starr, A. D. Starr, N. D. Rideout, Alfred
Bannister, Justice Greely and Albert
Miller. Senator Perkins and George W.
McNear are interested in the corpora
The Rodeo plant of the Union Stock
Yards company was never used for the
purpose originally intended. The mag
nificent equipment, costing $1,000,000, (#3
been standing idle for about five years.
The second plant Is Starr & Cos. flour
ing mill at Crockett. The flour ma
chinery will be taken out and replaced
by sugar refining apparatus. The ma
chinery for thi3 mill has already been
The company has already had agents
In the field interviewing farmers and
ranchers ln Alameda, Contra Costa, So
lano, Napa and neighboring counties
with relation to the raising of sugar
beets. They have offered $3.50 a ton.
Hare and Hounds
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 22.—Four
thousand people saw the coursing at In
gleside today. The talent was hard hit
all around and the backers of Sir Walter,
Vigilant and Tullermore pulled down
big money. John Grace was In the sad
dle and James Grace slipped the leashes.
The run down ln the all ages stake re
sulted in a pretty win by Moondyne 11.,
with Royal Buck a close runner up.
Mercy May, the speedy representative
of the Mlramonte kennels, won the con
solation stake, with Princess Marie sec
Killed His Father
WINNIPEG, Man., Aug. 22.—Near
Whitewood Adam Grega, aged 28 years,
killed his father, Andrew Grega, aged
C 6, with an axe, nearly severing the head
from the body. The murderer then
bade adieu to his wife and walked 24
miles to town, where he gave himself up.
The murder arose over a quarrel over
Catalpa Jim Dead
NEW HAVEN, Conn.. Aug. 22.—Jas.
Reynolds, known as "Catalpa Jim," died
at his home in this city today. Mr. Rey
nolds was one of the leading spirits in
the old Fenian Brotherhood, and his fit
ting out of the Catalpa expedition made
his name widely known throughout the
A Rifle Record
HOUSTON, Tex., Aug. 22.—Adolph
Topperwein of San Antonio, Tex., made
a remarkable performance today.break
ing 975 clay pigeons out of 1000, using a
22-caliber repeating rifle. This breaks
his own record of 955 out of 1000, which
was the world's record until today.
Undelivered Telegrams
Undelivered telegrams for Kelly De
nora, Drumstake, W .R. Hamilton, Law
rence Noble, Mrs. A. E. Lauder.
The Danger in Canned Food
The mischief that now and again'arises
from the consumption of tinned food is
not proved to be referable to the presence
of metal. Tin is a comparatively harm
less metal, while the iron over which it
is veneered is quite free from risk. The
lead in the solder employed may, how
ever, give rise to poisoning, but we be
lieve that so well Is the sealing process
cone Ohat cases of this kind are rare.
The dangers of tinned food generally
arise from an Inherent change In the
food itself, and.there is no doubt that
the longer the food is preserved the
greater is the chance of its being un
wholesome, while, as is well known, as
soon as the food thus preserved is ex
posed to the air certain changes rapidly
set ln, and for this reason the food should
be partaken as soon as possible after the
tin is opened.—Lancet.
The Agile Fox
An extraordinary Incident was wit
nessed last week on the Midland railway.
Between Harpenden and Chiltern-green
a fox dashed on the line in front of an
excursion train. Many of the passen
gers who happened to be looking out of
the windows thought it had been killed,
but to their astonishment and amuse
ment Reynard was afterwards seen mak
ing his way towarde a neighboring wood
minus his tail, which had been cut clean
off by the engine wheels.—London Tele
graph. ——=====!========»
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physical giant? That Is just the question to
which Dr. Sanden has devoted twenty years of
study. It is true that men who look strong
ARE weak in this respect. Dr. Sanden haa
found the cause and and explains It in his
little work, "Three Classes of Men," which be
sends free by mail, sealed from observation, or
can be had at his office. It gives lull informa
tion relating to
Dr Sanden's Electric Belt
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