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World Events For the Week I
Chairman Taggcrt of the Democratic National party is presented
W with a Rocky Mountain burro, -the "mascot" for the coming cam
paign. John S. Sherman, Republican vice-presidential candidate is wel
comed to Utica, New York, his home, by thousands of people.
Secretary Taft holds an important conference with Speaker
Cannon and George B. Cortclyou in Washington.
A head-on collision between two fast specials on the Missouri
Pacific railway near Knobstcr, Mo., results in the death of nine people
with thirty-six injured.
P. W. Madscn withdraws as bondsman for A. W. Nelson, in
dicted for Utah National bank robbery and H. M. Dinwowody is sub
stituted. r Ogden is making extraordinary preparations for its forthcoming
- county fair, to be held this fall.
It is estimated that the wool clip of Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and
Montana will exceed one hundred million pounds.
Thomas F. Raymond of Newark, N. J., and Sidney Smith of
Chicago were appointed receivers of the United Box Board and Paper
The Central City Stove Company, of Newark, Ohio, is looking
over Salt Lake City with a view to establishing a local plant.
A movement is started in Salt Lake having for its object parking
around Ensign peak.
The Utah Spray Manufacturing Company has been organized in
Ogden. The company will manufacture articles for the spraying of
Joel Chandler Harris, the noted poet-author died in Atlanta, Ga.,
aged 60 years. He was known as "Uncle Remus."
Rear Admiral Thomas died in Del Monte, Cal., of heart disease.
It was the hottest day in Salt Lake's history.
"Battling" Nelson defeats Joe Gans in the seventeenth round in
San Francisco.
A tornado visits New Mexico, resulting in the death of six and
the injuring of about sixty.
Prof. Ross G. Marvin of Cornell university agrees to take Arctic
trip with Commander Peary.
Mary Mannering, the well-known actress, files suit against her
husband, James K. Hackett.
Burglars are very busy in Salt Lake.
A number of delegates to the Democratic National convention
from western points pass through Salt Lake.
Fifty-five thousand people attend the resorts around Salt Lake.
A large number of state cities and towns fittingly observe the day.
United States Senator George S. Nixon, of Nevada, declares his
state will go for Taft.
Canada will throw open to settlement 28,000,000 acres of lan1 in
Saskatchwan and Alberta counties.
Eight people killed and forty injured in a wreck on the narrow
gauge railway at Alameda, California.
The Chicago Tribune announces that as a result of the observance
of the Fourth throughout the country there were seventy-two deaths
and 2,736 people injured.
i Senator Murray Crane and Representative Lawrence of Massa-
chusetts reach Hot Springs. Arkansas.the advance guard of the poli
ticians who will conduct Taft's campaign.
Kentucky, according to United States Senator McGreary of that
state, will vote solidly for Bryan.
For masquerading for nine years as a man, Mrs. August Sieb of
New York was sentenced to five days in the workhouse in that city.
The heat in New York is so great that it is driving many people
Ten people were drowned in a flood at Lincoln, Nebraska.
All the cantons of Switzerland, with the exception of Geneva,
restrict the sale of absinthe. .
Sixty Cossacks take position behind British consulate m Teheran
in expectation that many refugees would attempt to escape. The
. British charge d'affaires has protested to the Persian government.
Caleb Powers of Kentucky will wed Miss Eleanor Bonham of
There were seven deaths and five suicides in Chicago on account
of the heat. ...
Rumors of the probabilities of an acute diplomatic situation in
the far East has resulted in hundreds of applications for enlistment fll
with the battleship fleet. jH
It is rumored in London that Princess Victoria will marry Frijof 'H
Nanscn the famous Arctic explorer. H
Postmaster-General Meyer will commence a crusade on all anar- H
chistic papers and periodicals published in this country. H
William J. Bryan is almost prevented from leaving his home at B
Lincoln, Neb., on account of the severe rain storms. The roads were IH
impassable for some time. jfl
A force of 3,000 ruralcs and federal troops arc closing in on a band H
of insurrectionists in Mexico City, Mexico. It is reported the rebels 11
number nearly 1,000. fH
The Utah delegation to the Democratic National convention want H
to nominate Samuel Ncwhousc as vice-presidential nominee. Mr. IH
Ncwhousc refuses to have his name presented to the convention.
Mayor Bransford of Salt Lake sticks to his determination to have jH
James Dcvine named as fire chief. The leading members of the ;l
American party have protested to the mayor, but he insists he will
stand by his appointment and that Mr. Dcvine must be named. M
Mrs. Mabel Blanche Cutler Butler, daughter of Gov. Cutler, has M
filed suit for divorce against her husband. Mr. Bntler maintains that iH
she cannot get the divorce. H
Reports from the East indicate that dozens of people arc dying M
from the heat. M
The Democratic National convention is all for Bryan. M
Wm. Glassman of Ogden announced that he will give up the H
Ogden postmastership, October 1st. H
Mrs. Grover Cleveland issues a public letter of.thanks and grati- i
tude through the press, in response to the many messages received on ,H
the death of Mr. Cleveland. jH
Madame Anna Gould and Prince Hclic dc Sagan were married fH
in London. H
The Arctic steamer Roosevelt, commanded by Commander Robert jH
E. Peary, left for the Arctic regions. i jH
A demonstration in favor of Bryan lasted one hour and thirty- I H
nine minutes at Denver convention. Fred Dubois is seated from i H
Tdaho. Col. Guffy of Pennsylvania is given adverse decision in scat- H
ing of his delegation. The convention, is harmonious and cnthusi- I H
A number of Chinamen have been smuggled into America by way H
of Galveston, Texas. H
Frank H. Hitchcock is named as Republican national chairman. H
The Lusitania made a day's run of 643 miles, breaking the former H
record of 641 -miles. H
A meeting of automobilists from Salt Lake, Davis and Weber H
counties is held at Lagoon and resolutions passed having for their H
object the making of better roads between Salt Lake and Ogden and H
Salt Lake and Provo. H
Gifford Pinchot, head of the forestry service will be in Salt Lake H
Win. Spry of Salt Lake announces his candidacy for governor. H
Several mass meetings will be held in Salt Lake to protest against M
the proposed new $600,000 bond issue. H
A huge four county fair will be held in Ogden this fall under the M
direction of Box Elder, Davis. Morgan and Weber counties. M
The fifteenth infantry, stationed at Fort Douglas, is making pre- M
parations for its maneuvers at Colorado Springs, August 1 to IS. H
(Continued from Pago 16.) H
Accordingly we suggest that the best available expert in the
United States be obtained for fighting such fires as may break out
near the Temple, Wandamere, Saltair, the Salt Lake Theatre, the Daily ,fl
Smith's office, the Mutual Improvement Association, the Z. C. M. I. M
and other important edifices and that an assistant fire chief be selected M
to fight such fires as may occur in the more inflammable, less pros-
pcrous and more dangerous neighborhoods. For this latter job we
offer the name of Thomas Kearns. M
Let us keep our eyes open for the bright spots in life. There are
plenty of people looking for the dark ones, who will take particular
care to point them out to us when they find them. M
If it were not for the sorrows, the joys of life would not seem
half so good. M

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