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Saturday Julv 25, 190S. rc Ijabor news ! Quebec Pageant "Court of Henry IV. at the Louvre. A4blgrate convention of union labor xnn will be held In Memphis, Tenn.. on. August 19, to nominate candidates for the legislature. The convention wtll consist of delegates from the labor unions of Memphis and the farmers unions of Shelby county. It is expected that the Australian commonwealth old age pension scheme trill cost $9,000,000 yearly. All indi 2nt persons over 65 years of age who have resided in the Commonwealth for wenty years, will be entitled to a .pension of $2.4v a week. The Indianapolis labor organizations have recently leased a farm of thirty acres west of the city, which they ln- . tend to improve and use for picnics and outings. A park committee has been formed, with a view of rals'ng funds for the purchase of the beauti ful natural park. The International Brotherhood of .teamsters will hold Its annual conven tion In Detroit the week beg! zust 3. At the same time th "eamsters i' America will annual convention in St- Louis. An effort will be made to bring about tl e consolidation of the two organizations. The annual report of Ernest Mills, secretary and treasurer of the West ern Federation of Miners, which was rutm!tted to the convention of that organization recently, showed that the organization had lost more than five thousand members during the past year. An effort will be made to ascer tain the cause of the decline and to stop It. A settlement, affecting fully 10,000 men In Pennsylvania, Ohio. Wisconsin, Michigan, Missouri and Illinois has re cently been reached between the West ern Bar Iron association and the Amal gamated Association of Iron, Tin and Steel "Workers, and the wage scale was signed for the year ending June 30, 1909. By its terms the puddlers are given a cut of about 8 per cent In wages and the finishers an average re duction of about 2 per cent. JIBS, RONALDS TO VISIT THE UNITED STATES. New York, July 25. The announce ment that Mrs. Pierre Liorlllard Ron alds , and her daughter, Mrs. Ritchie, wore among the passengers sailing on theLusltanta for this city today, Is one of geat Interest to New York society. MrsjRonalds, though an American, has beenfor many years the acknowledged ruler i of London society on Its artistic side. She is a member of King Edward's set anda great friend of Queen Alex andra. Her company visit will be the first she-thas paid to the United States In over -twenty years. Mrs. Ronalds was Miss Mary Frances Carter, of. Boston. Nearly fifty years ago she married Pierre Lorillard Ron- , i! I ; ! FBBBBBBBMsBBBBBBn '5i4mP I fill nXMhVxlT I I nning Au- l-W4 TA :he United K Jfr$ Tv f (Ufi?fe 4 tion to the welfare of her adojri couclr;-, locg sjfo irt-n tha he.rts the impulsive Spaniards, and In Ui3 fact as well as In the constant per formance of acts of charity and ben- ; evolence. she finds perfect contentment i i and enjoyment. The poor are especial ly attached to her. They love her for her deeds of kindness among them. From the time she came to Spain irt ; 1S79 as the bride of the disreputable , Alfonso XII., the conduct of Maria I Christina In all things have been : worthy of nay queen or woman. Gift- ed with great intelligence and uncom mon tact, she escaped all political pit falls and fullfllled the duties of her high position without partisanship. Aided by a sound judarment and and ?. noble character, she was able to dis : charge her royal duties tM regent in I simple, honorable way that u--n tha prais of all Eurr53. When she assumed tii functions of queen regeat the gene: impression in Efurope was that fpMw had agaiu entered an era of revolutionary .-cita tion, but Europe was mistaken. Ther. were some troubles In Maid and mil itary Insurrection bmk ut at pom points in the provlneat ---nd. judging by the prev!us history s? 'pain. these migrft have caused the downfall of the monarchy, had not the queen regent been liberal as well as wise. Marta Christina has one principal hobby, the collecting of playing cards. She possesses a large number of curi ous packs, many of which have no little historical interest. One set, made of J I Ivory, is bel ieved to have belonged to OSS1! Prince Eugenie, who fought with the W"JH I Puke f Marlborough and to have ac- it. m i compameci mm in a:i nis campaigns. 1 The collection also contains some ex- W:Wffraiixa i T- -v tteumiy rare tarus ui r.gypuan, y ra o- Xs.. .v . I . . ..... lan, r rencn ana hpamsn manutacture. Quebec, July 24. Glorious weather attended the military review and the ceremony attending the dedication of the plains of Abraham as a national battlefleld's park. The prince of Wales and Lord Roberts rode out to the plains together. They were constantly ac claimed, the commander-in-chief shar ing honors with the prince. At the review 5,000 to 6.000 men from the different ships iji the port and 12,000 troops marched past the review stand. First in the line of march were the sailors from the French ships, who were given that position as a compli ment to the French founders of the country. The second place was given to men from the United States war.ship New Hampshire. Then came a num ber of men from the British ships, af ter which came the military organiza tions, including two Canadian regi ments, of which Lord Roberts la hon orary colonel. The dedication of the battlefields was an informal affair. The prince of Wales handed over a sum of $450,000 to the governor general, which he said had been intrusted to him through the patriotism of the British citizens of Canada and the empire and the gen erosity of French and American sym pathizers, in order that the historic battlefields might be acquired as pub- aids, a cousin of Pierre Lorillard, the millionaire tobacco man. She lived eight years with her husband and they had four children. Then they decided that they were uncongenial and sepa rated. It was not until a few years ago. however, that they were divorced. Mrs. Ronalds went abroad after the sepration and played a brilliant part In the court life of Napoleon I Ill's un happy rule, and with the fall of that feeble dynasty, went over to London to dominate a second capital. Her wit and grace, no less than her artistic talent and Infinite tact, have given her a power In London society, the Influence of which It Is hard to estimate. HAPPIEST ROYAL WIDOW. Madrid, July 25. Queen Maria Chrls- $100 Reward, $100. The readers of this paper wtll ba pleased to learn that there is at least one dreaded disease that science has been able to cure in all its stages, and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarh Cure is the only positive cure now known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh be ing a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Ca tarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the sytem, thereby de stroying the foundation of the disease, ad giving the patient strength by, building up the constitution and assist ing nature in doing its work. The proprietors have so much faith in its curative powers that they offer One Hundred lollars for any case that it fails tu cure. Send for list of testi monials. Address F. J. CHENEY & CO., To ledo. O. Sold In- nil Pruggists. 75c. Take Hall's Family Pills for constU pation. One Original Saxon Crypt. tlna, who successfully guided the dest- evidenced by the fact that the anni- 1 lic KJlilJ -ines of Spain during the sixteen years ; versary of her birth was kept a gen- j Saxon crypt in Great Brlta.n 1? tfm at between the death of her husband and : oral holiday. Hexham abbey, it being built wholly OS the coming of age of her son. the pres- ! Maria Christina is perhaps the hap- 1 Roman Btone6, there being also many 11c possession . for all time. In accepting the gift, so made on the three hundredth birthday of Canada, Earl Gray declared he accepted the sacred trust in the name of the gov ernment and the people of the do minion. l'rlnee Decorntca Monuments. This ended the ceremony and the prince rode to both the Wolfe monu- the fight in which the French arms were successful, and deposited a wreath on each. Another enormous crowd of persons, estimated at 10,000, attended this evening's repetition of the pageant, the smoothness of the performance being greatly admired. 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