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t " ffef sfarmington (Tiraw. PUBLISHED IN THK INTEREST OK ST.FRANCOIS COUNTY state PUBLISHED EVERT THURSDAY r THEO. D. FISHER, AT ONE DOLLAR A YEAR T ntamim wtiala iim aair . aa I . is fsne t saaaarlhen Mvta otuMt U aalr. Ta lsas Mm TINS sr. always the a.epl. f ta. aatr a. .- Ihsar .piabta. aa all rablt. steas Bt tsval tmpaetasa. VOLUME XXIX. FARMINGTON. ST. FRANCOIS CO., MO., THURSDAY, AUGUST H, 1902. NUMBER 3ii. A WEEK'S HISTORY The Important Happenings of a Wwk Briefly Told. IN ALL PARTS OF THE UNION 4.11 the. Latest Srwi of Interest from Waxhiintim. From th East, Um West and the Sooth. THE LATEST FOBEIGX DISPATCHES mo WHINUTAJ. Tbe roiniiilrslnncr nf pension, ssys that Irglslstion enacted by Ilia last session of ro.vgrrse will result in at lesst 10,(100 new prn.ionrrs, msktng total of over I.oimi.ooo. In ar avion In Washington th Ns tlonal Retail llutrher.' aaus-iatloa de nounced I hp allrgrd hrrf I mat and de led method, of curbing iu power. National liank throughout thr country show remarkable growth snd prosperity. thr greatest pain llng l Individual dcpo.lt.. Articles of fotrlgn product Ion that have oner paid 1 t may Iw rrailniit ted free hfn properly identified uo Berrrfary Mm. THE KIT. For thr murder of Mary McCarthy Way 17. rmt. Aaron llalla i put to death in thr electric chair In Sing King (S. V ) prison. Kir io.ae. tn thr t'nitrd Htatreand Canada, in .lull aiiimiutrd to tlOO:.,. 1K. sgslti.t tli.74i).ouo in the tarn month In lisil. At Shenandoah annrd peace pre vail., although Ihr Prnnayltunla strike di.trk-1 shown niurh unreal anil outbreak, art frsrril. five collieries lalunl Ml I.S0n.Ort0 have Item flooded ami ruined at Shco- ntloah. I'b. A prlr.t warned fien. (iohln n: Shen andoah. I'a.. that thr Lit huanians are planning to attack ihr troopi. Thr president wu highly pleased at thr murkamsn.hlp of thr ffiinnrra on 1hr Way florr lit tirrrn point. I,. I., w ho rrrrivrd rmunU and prair frm him- t the Amirhan rigar farlory In Trintor, N. J., atriklnp (firla )rr a w.lirr raplain a niniilitir and plKlrd thrmftrhri. to krrp up thr fiffht. In a rufr nl Allnntir City. N..I . At tornry l.rnrrnl Knox waa afiuiitltrd hy t harlr T. S horn, a t'ittbnrt mil lionaire, and ThriHlor (ramp, hip buihlrr. In Wrt Virfrinla roal nilnra romll t(on arr aid to lr an fnrablr tn rmployra that a atrikr la prartk-ally JmjMifcMililr. In Ihr iinthrm lir ftr!d In Trnnayl rania forripn lrikrr arr ald to liatr dri'iilrd to cut an rar off rvrry man who rrturna to work without thrir prrmiakion. tiMT n iot Trl. At lnrklmrg. Va., Jmgr doff decitlrt! it IwiIh'hk corpus rnr ttit frtt thr niintTH. and thry mil.! rrvr jil hrntrnrr itnHird hy Jiulffr Jarknon for contritipt itf rourt. K. A. l'arkard, attornry for .lohii A Ttowlr, who rrrrntlv joinrd Ion, bun pitrn up liolh .ion an.) ltowlr'a law tuo.inri.1. Nrnr t rrton, Vuh.. Harry Trnry raraiK-U ttrroti rohtirt, 4'oniinittrtl auk-iflr after rilirrna from that town wouiidrd anil rluiKrd him into a whrat Hrid. Ilr hntl !rrn huntril hiitrr .lunr V, nnd had killrd no lri than ail pr non. In a collision lirtwrrn frrifrht and work trains near Khodra, In., 13 nirn wrrr killrd and iOinjnrrd, Katrlla Tolton, of Wratvillr, nd who.r husband ramr Drar lrlii(f lynrhrd for hrr aiipNHrd murilrr, r turnrd to hrr homr from ("hirairo. Kurthrr rrxirt nhow that nig nirn took part in thr train rohlirrv nrar Kavanna. III., that one of thr roldirra m killrd, and that thr amount atolrn would not rxctrt 'Z,!M0. A (rulr awrpt Ijikr Mk'higan, wrrrk Ing two yat-hta and ratiainir a liig wa trropout nrar Ht. Joarph, Mirh. In an addrraa at I rlwna. (., Senator llanna d-Iarrd that, all labor di-putri could be art tied by arbitration, and aid the Civic federation', rfforta for trn month fallrd but oner. At their country home, nrar Klliott. Cal., Io Milder, wife and three rhil ilren were burned to death. Jasper I). Ward, one of the mort prominent attometrA la Colorado, died at Dearer. He w tnetnbrr of con g res from Illinuia In l7i- la convention Wsahinirton retail butchers adopted rraolution. rerom mending beef bounty. K route to California Indiana Knlfrhta of I'ythjaa narrowly eteaped drath by cloudburst nrar Florence, Col. Ha In ba fallen all over eaatrra Colo rado, breaking a lonjr droueht. la many places It amounted to f loud bur, t, iloine (Treat damafrr. The Nrbraika prohlbitlonlati hare nominated 8. T. Ikjviea, of Otoe coun ty, for iroernor. Near Raton, N. it., nine peraoaa were drowned by a rlmiUburat. in a coal mine nrar Trinidad, Col, aa explosion killrd li mrr. Further rriortt ahow that IS per mm were killrd and 0 injured la tbe railway colliaion at Rhodes, la. Frank R. CbandUr, real estate deal er la Chicago, failed with liabilities of wio,ooo and assets of fTS.noo. A mob hanged Harry Beatoa, a IT y ear-old negro, near Homer, La, for assault oa tbe four-year-old child of D, W. Fortson. At St. Paul tve men wera arrested as son pert s In tha BurllBgtoa train holdup near Savanna, 111. la arssiuB in Cha-apo tha Feder ated Catholic societies expressed sym pathy for the friars Is the Philippines a ad foaildeare in. the praaMaat'a abiU- abosea. r. Tot V1.000.0M thti 'faBibrls ' Steel r tnispsay, of Peaasylvanla, has pur- chsaed tbe Btpublie troa mtnea ta Mlchifc-aw. - la Colorado the dtasoeratki eotma tlo h' been called to meet In Pwo ver Bepfrmber t, and tha republican lata eoBTsatlct tha follawicf da;. , At JopIlA, Slo, Jsssrs MeArkla.agtd V) veers, w.s arrestea oj ih cfaarft of aiuf a eoontsrfttter aad large cjnantitj of fpuiious coia h dlacoe red. V. Judge Hum, of the linmsey eouute court. thr Minnrtota inhcrltnuc tax law i in.ld. The democrats of Wyoming ' nominated (ieorge T. lleck for go?, eraor. rnnr.K.1 itki.i..k( r. I). While, American anihtiailir tn tiernisny, hsi rripnr'I. to takref feet Notembrr T. Ill hi-nlih la gien aa thr eauie. Steamers City of Venire snd Sepuin collided In Lake llrie off Itonilrau, lan sds, snd the former asnk in deep wa ter. Three peraona were ilrownrd and three Injiirrd. I'bilippinr frisr" hatr trnr.frrrnl thr title to a purt of Ihrlr litnil to un American aj'ntp 'lr, arrortliiig to a I'aris nuiioe. Tbe king returned to I.omlon anil was grrrtrd by chrerina; thioK en route to D'K'kintrham pnliuT. Ilr a pcared to be well. Thr allrgrd insult of a HaTStiu "" Herman to .Mrs. llrrherl t"J. Sinrr wife of the American minitrr. may rsu.r ititrrnstionnl complicui ion. Tratrling otrrlnnd froni Tnrih to Nrw York. Harry de Wlmll, the r plorrr. found a illnfr in SiiM-i m hrre oulaide new. hud not airiwil for year. Cnhan arr id tn lr pliumlng rr tsllstnry iiiraiirra iikih ihr coiisilt urnla tif aenHtoru anil repre.entiitixes who r.ppoied reciprocity. It la aatd that thr miltnn I'n- refuted tn grant eowr.ion. loionii li-miera who arr triking .rlllrmriit of .lewi in r.)ri.tine. Thr kinir i-ui-il a priM-liuti.it ion of thank, for ai mpnih hown iluriug his Illness. LATfca) kKWt, W. .T. rtrysn said at Muw'a'lnr, la. nit the Mil, that tbe interview with him at itu.on City wa unn-li.ilile. He said be would rut lie a camlidnte in lW)t, and while he would not promim; nrrrr to be a randiiUlr acnoA undri any cin-utuatfincr., be hml no plans looking for thr future nomination for any other. Thr body of the young woman found on thr tiiftht of the 7th in a vacant lot iu Chicago Int. Item iilrnti flrd aa that of Mis Minnie Mitchell, and the poller are looking for Will iam llartholin, who m with her at thr time of hi r disupix-araurr, as tbry believe she was murdered. L. A. Seward and W'. fl. ,lul!. trav eling men, started a subscript inn lint at Kldorudi), Ka., on tHr Mil, to raiae funds among thr travclintr men of Kansas to a. suit in appealing .lraie Morrl.on's esse to the supreme court. Thry any other mprrs will soon be started. The Navajo IndiitttH in Colorado art suffering severely from the riiretH of thr brat and drought. They liue hud little clue than boriw meat to cut for some time, mid aniens the gon-rn-Dtrnt asMiKts thrtn thry must eturve during tr romlrg winter. W. II. Riley, rommla'.-arr of !h big lake diiaiiHge mstrict, and rend ing on the II. C. Solomon farm in the MiH.is.ippi liottoui, nrnr Murphys lM.ro, 111., miinli-red in hi. hed by on unknown mini on the night of thn 7th. n. a. Muroe, or rpnni.'ni Mo., a locomotive engineer on the r'ri.eo, ia looking for hi. runaway wife, w ho, nr rlniin., deserted him mid look I.UOQ of her own moiiey and 1 100 i.. his. The body found in the ditch at Msyfiiir, near ( hieiign, ws Identilli'd as that of Amelia .Miller, n sufferer from ilright's di.rnse. and death in be lieved to have hern by suirldr. r.T direction tif F.mprrar Wiliinin, I'ruf. I'phiira, the sculptor, w ill go to Washington in (h'totier t attprrtn tend thr erection of thr stiitur of Frederick thr tireat. Fred Itisrling, a new.paper man, formerly of Miirphyshoro, III., was fatally wounded In a murderous is ssult made on him at Hhawnrc, . kla. on the Nth. hiiHs I.. T. Hurt, Mia. Maggie Kocr- ner and lewey l.inu ey, injured la the crossing accident at I'liducah 00 tha 7th. dird on the 8th. In a fight betwren Italian. In Nrw York, on tbe loth, one of thrm rut another with a knife, severing the jugular vein and killing hi in instant ly. The dead man's wife and children and other relative, but hed their fares in the blood that flowed from tha wound. A bulletin l.suiil in IxmdTin, on the 10th, the (Uy after the coronation, says his majesty bore the strain of the ceremony perfectly well, and ex perienced but little fatigue. He hail a good night, and his condition was in every way satisfactory. While digging for water near Mass City, Mich., on the th, a vrln uf oil was uncovered which gushed out In large volume, and soon covered sev eral acres to a dh of some Inches, no apparatus being on hand to atop the flow. Forty-one American r misers snd gunboats, tha largest nuatber of American warships ever together la Asiatic waters, asaemblrd at Cavite, P. I, on the ftii. and Crwd 21 guns In honor nf King Edwards corona tion. A wind and rain storm that broke over Kansas ('Hy, Mo, on the morning of the 3"th. la said to have been the most severs In 15 years. Considera ble damage ws done, but no Uvea were lost. On and after Tuesday, August It, the Public Ledger and the I'tiila dxl phia Times will be consolidated, and will thereafter appear under the title of "Public ledger and I'liiladvlpliia Time.'' John IV.lge atut Henry Hughes, well-known farmers of Calvert City, Xt, near Paducah, were fatally in jured, o. the night of th tin, by jumping from a moving passenger train. '' At Webb tif jr. Mr, early on tha morning of the 10th, City Marshal Ulch waa abut and instantly hilled by Joe (iklcon, who waa ia turn killed by a policeman. Beualor Jamra C. McMillan, of Mich igan, died auddruly ot heart failure, on the mnrwiBjr of the loth, at m atuainer boms at Jlnchrr-b)r-the-bra. Mass. Sing dward has mad a gift to the Bail mi ot Osborna home, Isia uf Wight; ona of tha fuvorlto residences of tha lata fjuesm Victoria. ft. . flower, a faratar, -at VHmt, illch, oa tha loth, killed hi wife with in (z afi4 Utea h.ajigeo' hiaMell. MISSOURI STATE NEWS. Nm.l Dealha. 0. C. Ilryson, aged M, at Isioi.iana, Suddenly. Ilrv. Hr. J. It. Coxe, Methotll.1, aged 9, at Trenton. Wi. once oolrd evsn frlist, but had liero supersnuusted. Mrs. Kli'iilieth Mshou, 19, nrar .Irf. ferson ( t. U. F. Millard, at Houston. I'ivon .1. I'o.t, a prominent bii.inesa msn and memlirr of the city council Of HriHlkfielll. W illiam ForaLer, agrd W. suddenly of heart fuilun-, at his homr at Cm truliu. ilr n. n cousin of Senator Forukrr. of Ohio. Dntiil Wiigncr, former Judge of the supr-iiir 'ntrTof Missouri and au thor of the Wiifruer Statute., at Can ton, at the age of 77. M's. Mnry A. Smith, aged 7.-.. in Clay county. Klliert H. tlann, a wrallhy farmer of Hiiehunnii county, agrd TV Ml.. Susie I'roctor, SH, at Fayette. I). A. Smith, 77. at Liberty. John H. UroiKlwntrr, sj, at Molriy, .Miner t oclniii, pioneer tif Huchao sn county, aged . t:l'p.a la a -B.aca." Hrir Kinder, lora Di.hnmn and ftra Collier, young girl, northwest of Wsrrcii.liurg. Thn imay to Kansas City to meet their rwerthenrta and get married. The latter' were Virgil ItUhman. "file" Smith and Dirk Iih mnn, young men who had gone to Knn-uk City from the community where the girl, lived. Stephen Collier, father of torn Collier, went to Kan sas Citv shortly sfter thr eloirrs left, and -the trio, with the men, save Smith, wrre arrested by the police. The girls were taken home. A tlaailaas. tee's trlaa Heacst. Snniuel I'rvor, noted bandmaster and father of Arthur Pryor, the cele brated trouiboni.t, who, while lour ing with Soils, wa. personslly com plimrntril by King Kdwanl, Is dying at hb home in St. JoHeph. When it became cililmt that death was near. Prof. I'rvor .umiuonrd his band and ordered the leader to conduct a con cert of lively nlr. The band plarrd under thr sick man's window. Ma flee la a Little Twwar. Fire sturtril Iu tbe hsrdwsre .tors of C. F. Mikewli, at Orrick, Itay coun ty, and an entire block, excepting one bank building, waa consumed. The bn. in estimated at $23,"iK), artly in sured, Mr.. F.lla S. Gordon owner four of the building., on which there is a .mall iiiMirancc. The po.t oftire was de.troyetl, hut the mail wa. saved. Ualil Ilk aalvlale. Mi.s Miiry 1'niling. agrd so, who ar rived at St. .lo.eph, from Milwaukee, Wis., a few diiy. ago and sought em ployment n. a nurse In a howpital, whs found dent! in ln-d under circum stance. Hint Miint to suicide. Re.saalMrea1 ar Seaalwe Vese. - A recent letter from Hrnator Vest to Mr. Ijiisley Himroll. of Sweet Sprins, siIiIm-iI him nf the fact Hint he had nominated him to the po sition of tiiul.hipuinn in the I'nited State, navy. Sll.swwrl's Seaatars. Senator ockrell will depart from Waxhiiii-ton in a few day. for hi home In Warren.hiirg. Senstor Vest will not return to bis home until tha fir.it part of tlctolter. A lls.ssier r (he rvlstl.. Mrs. Minerva Taylor dirtl in St. Louis, aired Kl. Her grsnilfstlur, l.ndwig Harhrr, served in the rrvolu ti.iunrv war, and her father in tha war of 11'.'. rtke (elleae te m Rekallt. 'I be contract haa been let for re building l'ike rollege buiiuing, at Howling drecn, which was binned lat winter. Work will tie started im rordialely. Xm Place tw Pal Iter. Ileltie June., a negro girl refused .dtuittance to tbe statr reform srhool on account of color, hss been released from rii.toilv. She waa convicted of tolibrrv. Killed Ills Brwlber.U-l.aw. Walter II. SkUounkk waa shot and in.ta.it I v killed, nine milrs north of Neosho, by h' brotber-in-Iaw, Krwwn big. Had feeling had existed for soma time. W tlllass U. W. Haraarw. William I. W. Ilarnartl, aged Tt, died In the city hospital at St. Louis. Two of Mr. Ilaruard'a wife's aistrra- marrinl hrothrrs of Mrs. IT. H. (irnnt Mark Twala'a stestlr. In regurd to reptsrt that he intend ed to remove to Mim-ouri.Mark Twain ss;,s: "I have not heard of the re port, and I dmibt It correctness. Kaa Meat la th Wale. Two women have recently conmltV led siilriilr by ilrowrning la the rive at St. lAinis. On. Jumiied from a fer ry boot and the other wailed In. Dewwswd M a Bwallea Oeeli. Frank I. Boise, , a prominent real estate man ot Hrdalia, waa drowned while attrmjitlng to ford a swollen creek. Leaves wife and family. Peeved ratal. John Forest, a merchant of Rrova Springs) Wright county, died from the effects of a stone wound Inflicted by John Randolph, In a light. A Sr )! f'amrte). The HligoaY Fjtstrrn Railway Co. haa been chartered; capital, llll,0oo. Will build road from Klign, Oent county, to Dlllard, Crawford county. W. tt. BasKh ApsMwalee). One. IXxkrry appointed Willism R. Smith to be tressitrer of Wayua county to fill a vacancy caused by tbe vralgnatioa ot 1. H. CIIht. Wilt- Carrg ftst Iswrassw aa. ' The board of manager of ststa asylum for the insane at tit. Jivseph have decided not to Insure the bolid. bag, rates being too high. , title ftp tbe Maasvaarf. ' At Central City, Jasper county, Joa nne Murray lulled Charles Da via. U ar ray's wife desertad bin forth aeevnd iio, and wsnt to Davis. Cat. Pike M. TVss..sa. Cot. Pike U. Tliotosoon, U, cx-ob redarate soldier, and a friend of . tog Vast,, Sled aaar Sister. . ll'IE 111 Th Terrible Calamity Thai Surtled Bowen, Cel., and Vicinity Tburtdaj Evcolof. ELEVEN BODIES OF DEAD RECOVERED. The Heseas rarlv t'asspellssl as pead Operaileas tlwlac la Aa es,lstla af Plre DaaspTba Talal Ilealh Llat Will Iteaeh at keaat TSIrte.. Trinidad, Cot, Aug. . The rescue party at the How en mine, near tha town ot llowrn, where a disastrnua explosion occurred Thursday evening, was compelled to suspend work at me o'clock Friday morning owing to firedamp. At that h ur the bodies of 11 dead hstj been recovered;. There were at least 1) turn in tbe mine at the time of tbe explosion, and all were undoubtedly hilled. Tbe Kaama laa. Michael Csssidy, single. .'antes Hunter, slnglr; m'ner. Frank Croats, married; miner. Joe benches, single; miner. W. II F.lllott. miner. relipe Fena, miner; Mexican, ala gle. L. P. Jensen, miner; single. II. Creech, single; driver. J. Kranolly, miner; single. (tsrnr Uerg, miner; single. Joe tiordon, colored; single. Arthur Myers, miner; single. Tilden Winfleld, colored; single. He das la the at I a. No gss has ever been discovered In thr minr, and It la the r pinion of tbe oflicials thst tbe accident was caused by a premature shot. The powdrrhouse at the month of the mine, containing about 1,000 pounds of blasting powder, wss ex ploded hy thr shocks in tbe mine, and great damage was done ta the mouth of tbe slope, Hw Was Maaip Bkakea. The town of Dowrn. situated about a quarter of a mile below the minr, waa .hskrn and a number nf windows broken. Immediately after the ex plosion almost the entire populstion of the town ru.lied to tbe mouth af thr mine. The explosion occurred about 1,000 feet from the surface. Tbe mine waa quickly filled with gss nnd smokr, and those who escaped Instant death wera undoubtedly suffocated. Oae Mas Slaws ta Pleeee. Mike Cassidy was blown to pieces. His brsd wss picked up nearly 100 feet from where the body was found, am ' leg are still missing. The body of James Hunter was ter ribly mangled. HARD ON WY0MIH0 TIMBER. Tr Issssens Pares! s'lres ra ta Wlthla a Pew Miles ml tattle l-ake, Wt.wl.s. Battle Lake, W'yo., Aug. 9. Three Immense forest fires are burning fiercely within a few miles of this town. Hundreds of thousands of dol lars' worth of some of the most valu able timber In Wyoming has been ile al roved, and unlr.a the flamr. are checked by rain, the loss will range Into the millions. On the west fork of tbe Kinrsmp ment river, one of the most beautiful forests in the state ia being ravaged by fires that started in three different places, but which have now spread in to one gigantic blase. The amount of timber that wilt be destroyed there alone is estimated at least 1 1.000,000. No little cnucern ia being manifested for tbe safety of the towns of llattle Lake and Rambler, which lie a mil and a half apart. Tbe origin of the fire la attributed to aheep herders and camp movers. BRYAN STATES BIS POSITION. Will Hat Be a Caaaiawl la luevt, bat Will Rat Prasslsa Never la ft a raadlaate Aaala. Mtucatiae. Is., Aug. 9. William J Bryan settled for all time the ru mors that he will be a eandldate for president in 1WM, in aa Interview Fri day while on tha way to Danville, 111. Col. Bryan, when shown the report that he might again b a candidal, was much nettled and expressed him self in no uncertain manner. He said be wanted the matter aettled right bow, no ther could be so further question. Tha Mason City interview, he said, was unreliable. "I will not be a candidate for prea Ident tn 104," said Mr. Bryan. "While I would sot promise never to be a candidate again tinder any circum stances, I v bo plana looking for th future nomination for any office. I am perfectly content to do my work a a private citizen and enjoy my edi torial work. 1 shsll continue to ad vocate with tongue and pea reforms which I btllev to ba necessary." JUST ORDINARY TRAMPS. I. Past Polte TheaaM Thejr Rs a Baal at Train stabhsra n War Oalr Traasa. Bt. Paul, Minn, Aug. Five men arrested her Thursday night on sus picion of being tha Burliugtoa train robber, prove to be ordinary tramps. Nothing about theta Indicated that they ar bad Men, and Chief of Fo, Ilea O'Connor scouts the idea that they had anything to do with th rait tsrry. Ita say they woM not tiavel together If they had. T Adaeaaa VauVca Mass. TlingliaBtton, Ji. Y, Aug. . The Chinese minister, Wu Ting-fang, has accepted an Invitation ta address th union awknei af this city oa Labor day. Tata la tha first Invitation ot tha .dnd over extended to a China snaa. . .. TV Was tat Masret, ' Cap Baytloa, Eayti, Aog. V Th army sndar (ieav. Korde, mialvter of war of th trTlslona gowsranaent, hat, rttakwa trt. JaJeoaa aa4 htarreav lailar C0HFIDEHCE IN ROOSEVELT. Prte (atawll tvetetlea Ateat stesalallea la Maer la Mat. vera la the Philippines. Chicago, Aug. ..- The trmprr nf th rnnvention nf Federated Catholic Ho rielies relative to Archbi.hop Ire land s warning not to Interfere with the F'uillpplne quretlna was put to the test at the closing session Thursday. John T. Keating, a national officer of the Hibernians, offend a substitute resolution for those previously brought before the meeting. Mr. Keating proptsted that the delegates dismiss the friars ami the I'hilippln school qur. lions with a mere expres sion of satisfnetion with the manner in which thr subject is being bandied by the Vatican and the administra tion. This was along the lines ad vised by Archbishop lrelnnd. When a motion on the substitute waa put there was but one anirmatlve vote, and that one was Keatiug's. The con vention then adopted tbe following resolution tin the subject: "We hereby rxprrtut rmiHdetire that Hon. Throdore Roosevelt, prr.ldent of the t'nitrd State., will perform his duty under the ron.tltution anil laws, and our firm belief that he will insti tute a rigid judicial inquiry into any abuses by sulrardinate government of fleisls in u-jr territorial possessions and promptly rectify such abuses. We are especially confident that In his dealing with ihr serious problem arising in the Philippine inland., prop erty and personal rights guaranteed by treaty, laws and the constitution will be faithfully safeguarded and protected." ROOSEVELT TO THE NEGROES. Preslal Welles a l-etler af aa are at Hels I aahl la Allead the Meeilaa Astasia, Us. Atlanta, (is., Aug. 7. Strong d drears drliverrd by prominent lead ers of the rare ms..e Interesting to day's session tif thr Nrgro toung Proplr's Christian suil KVucat una rnngr.s. k ne ot the features of th tint's meeting wss the trailing of th following Iftter of regret trom j res ident Itoosrvrlt: "Corre.K.iiding Sevretary Nrgro Young l'roplr's Christian and Kducs tional Congress: My lear Kir tour letter of recent date, referring to the priosrd .Negro Youn;? l'popie s con gress to le 1 rid in Atlanta, August to II, IISM, hs lieen received. very much regret that it will not be possible for me to attend, but I take pleasure in oeoding to the congrrss, through you, greetings anil brat wishes for its surer, and inculcating in the young people of your race principle of right thinking, of un swerving Integrity, and of thorough- i nr. in whatever part thry may taku in the world s work. TIIWHKinr lKOf. VF.LT. In addition to the morning and evening exercises, piayer meetings wrre held in the morning at the vari ous theological seminaries, ami dur ing the afternoon ninny delegates giithere..! at the different cnureiics ;o discuss the future of llir negro race. PRESIDENT TO BE HONORED. t Bteaa t lver.ll r Will t'aafsr De Bee af l.L. I. aa lllaa Srkls. Ivy Heelv1 the Israrve. ( hicugo, Aug. President Jtooa Vrlt will receive the honorary degree of LL.I) from the I'nlvrmity of Chi cago during his vl.lt to Chicago In the fall. October 3 ha been fixed as tbe date for the reremony. A sperlul Convocation will be called and the affair will be as rlaborate aa a full commencement, with the ex ception that tbe president will be the only man to receive a Uiplonia. Pres ident Roosevelt will he tbe second president to oeeome an alumuua ot the I'nlverslty of Chicago by accept ance of the honorary degree. Presi dent McKlnley received the title oi doctor of laws November 16, 1398. THE PERNICIOUS K ATI PUN AN. A Delaehaaeat af tha Tatrteealh la- faalrp After a uSsi That Lot a Villas. Msaila. Aug. . A detachment of the Thirteenth infantry was engaged near Marirelex, llstssn province. La ton, last Monday. The Is drones had looted a village located on tbe mili tary reservstiiia and the detachment of tbe Thirteenth waa dispatched against them at the request of the people and officials of the village. The ladrones opened on the soldiers from cover; the Amerlrans replied to this fir and quickly dispersed th Fill pinna. From records captured by avea of the Thirteenth It was learned that th ladronea were member of the Katr punaa aociety. The framework and organization of thin branch nf the Katlpunan extends through the prov inces of llstssn, Ilubtcan. Illial and Cavite. The movement, however, is not regnrdrd seriously; It has no leaders nf prominence and the men are without arms. fhasTre's Last Philippine Tear. Manila, Aug. R. Orn. Chaffee will leave Manila next Monday on board the I'nited States transport Ingalls for his Until tour of the Philippine is ia n dr. He purposes to vl.it the prin cipal stations In tha southern is Isnds, including Lake I-anao, la th Moro country ot Mindanao. - Deellaee the Basstaartm. Springfield, 111, Aug. .Prof. B. R. Maxwell, of Monmouth, haa decline1 tha nomination for trnste of th I'nlvcrslly af Illinois, mat! by th densocratic at ate eon vent ion. Parti, Sset - CTrtirsve. Chlcsgo, Aog. t -Issue Goldamlth, onoe a prosperoua cigar masutsct- orcr of Chicago, is ander arrest Mr bt eonuecttWrs with what la said to be a systematic plrtn of f oeeing unlr-a cigar Ubtls. . ties PwesUsa OaaMst, Mobil, Akt, Aug. a Tbe varioos oyster canning ami packioif eoa paalea la Mlssisslpjil. Louisiana snd Alabama will, it t aaid, aombia ua dor betd, with a aapital of tt,'a. in li The Prophecies of th Soothi yer Have Been Finally Shown, to Be Fallacies. THE KIMS AND QUEEN INDEED CROWNED, A t rraalal el W.asnsl Stee With All Ihr Sarraaatllaas wf Medlar, at Paasp aa I'lreaas tanee Set la a ttetwa Kraaaa wrk Kstwaril ! the Ordeal Well. Lon Ion. Aug V.- King Flward and Queen Alexandra wrre crowned In Wrstniin.trrabbey shortly sflrr niwin Saturila. Though tne ceremony was berrft of some of the elaboration and pageantry originally contemplated, it lackrtl little In thr way of spectacular perfection. The whole ceremonial was of a insgiiitlcrntly-tlecorative rharaeter. and pre.eute I a con.tntit I,,' changing panorama, round the two central flpitres enthroned In their robe of velvet, ermine and rloth-of-gold, amid.t thr dl.tiiigui.hrd assem blage of actors, the fulfillment of whose various role urce.kitatrd con stant movement. lateresllaa C'ereaaaMlal. F-ach stage of thr rerrttiouy, with its old-world usages, furni.heil its quota of Intercut, while the Interior of thr noble church, filled a It was with ofliriatlng prelates in vari-col- nred rapes, with princes and diplo ma ta, officers In gold-laced uniforms. : 4 v.- f'l V BllTUH KUYAL CaUWM. with heralds, pur.ulvsut. snd oth er rfheem of .tnte in medi eval rontontr., with ieers and errr.cs In rich rolie.. with orient I potrntules In many hiiett rainienl, with men uf all tyes and all shades of conMCion frnn distant points ol the new crowned monarch's rmpirr, with Its dutiiig ill.pl. y of jewel, ami wraith of rolor, presented a pic ture whir i in Its com til tied brilliancy and ttlatlncttou hss seldom bern ex celled. Csltssat Ahaat th P.I.' As the hour approacbetl for the de parture of thr royal procolou, rx ritrmrnt about Huckinghuiii palace wss most marked, i'unctuiil to time j the silv sure guard of thr royal caval cade issued from the archway, thr horses of the trooper curvetting llervon.lv as they faced the wall of humanity that rhrrrrd thrlr coming. Shortly afterward came the prince and princess of Wales' proce.aion, and filially, within a few minutes, thrlr majesties' Mute coach upiercil at the gutcway, a id the king and queen amlied and bowed In rr.pon.e to the mighty roar of cheer, that dwarfed all previous welcome.. A stassarhahls sae. The scene in the vicinity wa re markable, tin the roof of thr pulsee wrre perchrd a nuiubrr of fashiona bly dressed ladies, members of the household, and thrlr cheers, with tbe fluttering of thrlr hsndkerchiefs as tbe king and quern entered the royal coach, gave the signal for th deaf ening plaudits of the populace which greeted thrir majesties as they emerged from the gates. The ovs tion was taken up by thr crowds which thronged the Mail and was re peatedly ticknowirdgrd by the occu pantn of the Mate roach. The Klas iMkfl Pal. The king looked pale and rather fine drawn, and waa by no mrans as brown and rnhu.t as previous re ports had led one tu expert, and while punctiliously bowing from side tu side, he did so with a gravity very unusual to him. The queen, liealdc him, was radiant. Shr mvrr looked better. The rhrers which greeted the pair were loud and unmistaka bly genuine and very different from the perfunctory applause which usu ally greets the appearance of mem bers of the mysl family. Th Three Preetoes. The three processions to the abbey were carried nut according to pro gramme and the only striking feat ure of the first two were the gor geous atate rarriugea and the beau tiful trappings and horses. The progress of the royal cortege was marked by no special Incident with th exception of an accident to Lord Edward I'rlham Clinton, one ot the gronms-in-wailing. It waa n con tinued triumph, and readied its cli max on the arrival at the abbey, where there was a scene of u paralleled enthusiasm which did not cease until their majesties disap peared in thr annex. Im Weataalasivr Aha?. In Westminster abbey the door, of that edifice were scarcely opened and the gold stick, and ushers nnd bare ly found their stations befor th seats began to fill. I'cer and peer Use swept Up the nave, ibelr scarlet and ermine making vivid contrasts with the deep blue of the carpet. (A. they arrived befrre the thrones they aeparated, th peers going - to the right and the ihiith ta tbe left. K.ven when practically empty, th bhey presented a tnteresling, pic turesque effect, th oddest feature or which consisted In every aeat being practtcalTy covered by a large, whit official programme, in the center of which was placed a small, deep red book of service. Without th tspee trie or tight furnishing of tiers up on tiers of aeat winch rose 10 tret airb, tha conn bins tkm , of whit and red prtigramBKs by Itself produced a gab. effect. A INMstliaelp Jsraattral tttort. ' A peculiarly beautiful Best waa II presented by the kii.g's and tbe queen's boxes, comprising hslf s dos en rows of chairs In white satin re lieved only by the crimson of the seals. Ilryond llir structural decora tions for the seating of Ihr specta tors, there waa little attempt at any dixplay, ami the old gray sri-he. lent their stately prr.irrtive to the scene, untouched by flags or any plenm of color. The various chairs to be u.rd In the king slid quern in the service at tracted Mfial attention, but whnt j inevitably caught the eye wa. the , glittrring array of gold plitte, brought j from vnrl'ii'M royal tleo.itarie, j ranged nlong the rluinerl and behind , the altar. Amid.t ther surrounding. the earl lii r lin I, the duke of Nor folk, rc.plrmlcnl in white knee breeches and hrnvily embroidered coat, hurried tu snd fro, directing the final toil- l.rs. Hy trn o'clock the Inlrrlor of the oliliey presented s blairr of rolr. Along thr nave, which was lined by grrnnlirr., every rhalr ws. taken up by high oflicrrs of the army and navy mid other. In equally hand.ome equipment. taserlesns Presrat. tin lop of thr arch srpsrating the nsvr from the rhsucel wit the stir pliced orehr.lra. In stsll. within, with the other ambs.iuiitor., were the I'nited State ninlMtsKsdor, Jowcph H. ( hoate nnd Mrs. ( ho.tr. nnd many ofhi'lnl.. During the long wail, rMivIn A. Ab liey. the Antcricnii artint. who was cominis.ioned to psiut the coronation scenr In the alilx-y. and who wore court uniform, took careful note of thr surroundings for thr hi.torlc pic ture ordered by the king. Thr peeresses took advantage of thr long Interval to stroll up and down, but the .er. sut .toliilly swslting thr arrival of the sover eign, their ermine rapes precnting a solid mn.s of white. The Or.! Res. The rerrmonle lie gnu with thr tre-conM-rralion of the regalia. Thr pro ce.Moli of clergy with tbe rcgnlia theu proceeded from thr altar to the annex, nil preaent standing up and the choir singing "O, Hod, Our Help In Ages Past." Preceding the rt-guliu ranie the Ixivs of Wctiniu.ter sliiiey, followed by thr children of the chiiM-l royal and tne choir in rovsl uni form.. The duke of Connuught took his plsee tie.iiie thr prince of Wale, ill the sbliey a. thr proecHion entered, luiwing un be Mt.iM-d thr prince. The Klaa aa Bjaeea Arrive. The archbi.hop of Canterbury took hi. seat in front of the coronation chair, and the enrl of llaMiury, the lord high chancellor, seated himself by hi. side. Sevcrsl minute. clup.et1, however, in-fore the king and quern came in .ight of those gutbered about the throne. Suddenly "Vivat Alexan dra" wn. .hooted by thr boy. of Wrstnil'wMVc r, utl thr qiiren, walking .lowly to Hie left of tlie throne. gslneil hrr chair and knelt at a silken prie (lieu, her tnngiiiflcent train of rloth-of-golii iK-iug lifted out of her way by six wai'lct-conteii imge.. 'I'wvi or three minute. Inter came thr hosr.r cry from thr Wr.tmiiiHtrr Imiv. of " ivat llrx K Ivvarilu.," with bls.ts from triiniirla. Yrt there wa. another wait. "What hns become ot Ihr king'.1" was a.srd by the ieople who wen ...lilt off from .ight of the Itnve. The queen wiiited patiently, the organ cvi.n.1 .iid then retimed, there wu. io.:hcr fitufiire of trum pets, another choru. of "Vivat," and King Kdvvunl appeared and walked to his chsir in f roi o. t.ie tnrone, bow ing to tbe tpteen as he passed, and then knelt down In prayrr. The Reeeaaltltta. After removing hi. somewhat unbe coming cap, bir majesty stood up, and the archbi.hop of Canterbury, in a trembling voice, reuil tbe Recogni tion, beginning: "Sir., 1 here present unto you King F.dward, the undoubt ed king of this rraliu," etc. There was a hoarse .hout, and tbe blending of the rholr and thr people, women and men. In the cry: "tiotl save King Kihv.nl." Several times this was rr rsted, and thr abliey rung with loud fnnfarrs. Again thr king and quern knelt and the archbi.hop of Canterbury walked to the altar and commenced the com munion. While the gospel was Wing read the king stood erect, supported on each side by thr bishops in thrir heavily embroidered ropes. During the singing of the creed all the mem bers of the royal family turned east ward. King Kdwsrd snd Uurea Alex andra followed the service carefully, frequently looking at the copies of tbe service which thry held in thrir hands. Asslnlsralla f th Oath. The administration of the oath fol lowed. Standing before the king's chair, the archbishop asked: "Kir, is yuur majesty willing to lake tbe oath? The king answered In firm. strung tones: "1 in willing, etc, his replies being easily heard high up in the triforium near the roof. Then tbe Inkstand waa brought and the king signed the oath. He did not advance to the altar but sat In the chair he had occupied since the srrv ivc brgsn. While the choir sang "Conic. Holy (ihosl. Our Soul's In spire," the king remained seated sad the queea stood up. The Aaaalallaa Cereaaaar. Attrr the trrhbishop's anointing prayer a gold canopy waa bi ought over the king's chair and bis majes ty divested himself sf his outer roue and thrn walked to the ancient chair, while the choir sang Sesdok's an them. The anointing ceremony waa scarcely seen, owing to the canopy. The spectator were just able to dis cern th archbishop of Canterbury4 mot lone. After th prayer the king donned th columbines, si adonis, thrn resumed bis seat, and from a scarlet silken roll on which the prayers were print ed he large type, and which was held by the dean of Westminster, th arch bishop of Canterbury read tha pray ers and delivered tba sword to th king, who did not go to the altar, the word being taken to him by th dean of Westm'.aiter while hi majesty re mained standing. - - Th seailM avast tha Th annilta and tba orb were the delivered to the king, according to the programme. When th king acid out hi hand for th ring, the archbishop at Canterbury hat djflMulty ia auliog it, but busily, with trembling hands, he placed it on the tip of his majes ty's finger, reading thr prayer simul taneously, the king biuiM-lf coin pin ing the process of putting on tbe ring as he withdrew his hum!. Later, the archbishop had .iuiilnr difficulty, owing to ncarsichtcilne... in placing the crown ou tlie kind's henil. Iu fact, the'cholr started "liml Save the King" while the archbiNbop of (an terbury was still striving to place tha crown on the rulrr'n head. and n great shout went up nnd the electric light were turnrd tin. Jar Rells an Arltllrrr Salales. A. Ihr acclamation died uvvuy the clanging joy-liclls. the noise of gnus and thr .hunting of people oul.ide m-net ruled into the abliey . where the king .till sut, inotionle... III. dyxliug crow ti on bis head and hi accptr held firmly in hi. haiul. After Migi-g ""He ( rung uud play the Man," and the 1 1 i It lr- having been prewulrd, the king advanced and knelt while he received tbe bencdie tiou. Refer the threat Thrwee. Ilr thru walked to the grrsl throne, where he .food on the dui. for the first time, surrounded by noble. Th archbishop of I unterhui v followed, tbe king lieiug obliged to stand while awaiting the arrival of the archbish op. ILiving pl.iced the king iiMin his new throne, the archbishop knelt and jmid lioiimgr, thr aged prrlutr .csrre ly lieing able to ri.e until the king u..i.tcil lii in ai.d himself raised tba art hhl'-hop's hand, from the step of the thronr. Tbe archbishop , who M-cmcd to le in a faint, bad to be practically carried to the altar. The incident crested ron.idcriible excite ment end .evcrul prelate ru-hrd for ward to help tbe primute. Klaa as Heir Appareal. The next M-rHon to uiy botunge to hi maie.v ws. the prince of Wales, who knelt until King Ktlward held out his bllllil., which lie kiioicd, after touching the crown as a sign of feal ty. The prince ot Wales thrn started to leiurn fo hi. .est, when the king drew him hui-k nnd put his arms around him and ki-ci him. After tins the king oner more gave th prince hi. hand, tin. time to .hake, and the hearty vigor of King Kd ward's grasp showed thst hi. hand st any rate bsd not loet it. strength. Xobllltr Swear r'raltt. The duke of Norfolk, iih curl mar shal, secoiiipiiiiird by representa tive, of each grade of the nobility, reml the ontli lieginuin; "1. the duke, carl," etc., "do heroine your liege man of life and limb," clc. Ie-icctive rep. rcsenlative. next touched the crowu and ki..evl the king', cheek, the duke of Norfolk l.-ing the only js-er to read the outh. This jMirtiori of the service wa. consiilrraMy shortened. Th leserp l:atairMe. The queen then rose nnd. accom panied hy her entourage, pn.eeileil to the altar atrss, where, under a pjll of cbithvif-gobi, she wn. quickly crowned by the archbi.hop of York, .upiortrd by tbe bishop.. She was then led to the throne Is'sidr Hint In which the king ..it and her cntbroni stion was accompli. hot. The queen bowed o King IMvvanl and both wulked tu the aliar uml received the communion, uftrr delivering their crown, to the lord great chamber lain and another officer appointed to hold them. The pugrs. while their majestic, kneit, still held the queen's mngnitlrent long ttsin with the rest of the noble, present kneeling. The re.t of the sM-etiiele wa. impressive and wa. made more brilliiiiit by the rlrrtrir light. traerahle Arrhblahsp af t aatrr harr. Hy a great rffort the archbishop of Canterbury wa enabled to conclud the service, and the king and quern rrpairrd to St. reward's chsM-l. Neither of their majesties returned to thrlr thrones after thr communion, but remained at the altar. The srrv Icr, which was completed with th singing of tr dram was brought to a close without a hitch. The king exhibited no outward traces uf fatigue. IM-partare Preaa Ihr Ahbrr. Thr deartiire of Ihr king and qurcn from Ihr nhliry was sign. led by another salute, thr massed bands playing "(iod Save the King." The en tire route of their majestirs' return to the palace was msrkeil by scenes of rntbusiasm similar to those which greeted their progress to the sbbrv, the more circuitous route through Clubland and Constitution hill giving the hundreds of thousand, of person oeciiiyii'g the stands, windows and roofs an opportunity of greeting tha nrw crowned king and his consort be fore they re-entered Hurkingham pal ace, which tbey did in tbe midst of remarkable scenes of enthusiasm, the entire crowd from Constitution hill downward, joining In singing the national snthrm. Appear Oa th Raleaar. Shortly after the return of tbe king and quern to the palace it waa of ficially announced from there that tbe king had borne tbe ceremony well and that he hnd suffered In no way from fatigue, and this was confirmed by tbe presence nf the king himself when, in response to the repeated plaudits of the rrowdx, his majesty, sccompanird by thr queen, appeared on tha balcony in their robes snd crowns. Tbe faces of both were suf fused with smiles as they heiwrd rr pratrdly thrir rerognition of tha warmth of the applause. Berry Store la Trral.s, K. J. " Trenton, N. J, Aug. 11. About a score of buildings were unroofed snd otherwise damaged by a terrific storm that visited Trenton about Ave o'clock Sunday, and was ticarribed by those w ho saw it as a tornado, Tha prop erties Injured were ia the center of the city and th electric light and tpillry wires at that point were torn down, suspending trolley service and causing a ixvrtlun of the eity to be bt darkness. Fortunately no erne wa in jured. The dams gs can ai be esti mated to-night, but it will probably not exceed WW. laareale Msmep Orst-rr stasia. Washington, Aug. t. Although th agar are not yet sll in, end May not be until c'tsmit th 1st of October, It h now estimated that th asoney order buslnes of the post oflie 4e partmeat will show a net increase of about UO.000,000 during toe last fis cal yea. '