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THE REGISTER
LAMAR, - - - * COLORADO.
It may be true that the crinoline ia
coming in again, but L It is, golf for
girls ia going out.
William Waldorf Astor hasn’t done
anything foolish for a long time. Per
haps he's in a sanitarium.
I *
A man never can realize how foolish
he looks until his picture is published
on the front page of a newspaper.
If. as an eminent authority asserts,
“all Ynoney makers ‘have projecting
chins," Russell Sage must be a sight.
It is true that we are a trifle giddy
on the Fourth of July, but what can
you expect of a nation only 128 years
old?
Sir. Henry Irving announces that he
will make a farewell tour of America
next year. May he live to make many
of them.
Why is Jt that we never find a bank
cashier embezzling and going to jail
who has not always been a model to
young men?
Yakutsk, in eastern Siberia, is mak
ing a bid as a summer resort. It. - is
officially declared to be the coldest
city in the world.
The Rev. Charles Luther Kloss pun
gently says that the devil and Mr. Rus
sell'Sage are the only two people who
never take vacations.
A New York state man recently
dropped dead while pushing a lawn
mower. It's not always safe, after
ail, to get in the push.
Jiylging by the way the Japanese
areAcarrying on the war. we should
say/without hesitation that they are
qualified to play baseball.
Public opinion in England demands
that women'shall put pockets in their
dresses. WJftat good would it do—no
body could ever find them?
During a bargain counter rush in
Brooklyn a riot call was sent for the
police. Yet we continue to refer to
women as the weaker sex!
A government transport recently
sailed for the Philippines with $17,000,-
000 of silver coin in her hold. Few
of us would refuse to "hold” that.
That Chicago professor who says he
has demonstrated that a man can live
on fifteen cents a day. ought to lose
no time In living down to his profes
sions.
To the man past the prime of life,
how different are the boyhood memo
ries of mother’s knee, according to
whether he was kneeling at it or bent
over it.
One reason why so many of the
ancient Romans were able to turn
their thumbs down was that they
didn’t celebrate with firecrackers in
those days.
The Atlanta Constitution thinks
that a pretty face will cure a broken
heart. Only trouble is that 'it often
breaks the party of the second part J
in the operation.
Russia's Baltic squadron is going to
sail with sealed orders. It may be
taken for granted that they’ll be un
sealed In a hurry if the fleet happens
to meet any Japs.
A lot of Boston girls who inspected
the 9|. Louis Pike the other day pro
nounce it harmless, and even elevat
ing. The Pikers cannot do less than
return the complloent.
In a Missouri town two eccentric
couples were recently married on a
flying trapeze. It is by no means the
first time that Cupid has caught a
y oil rig couple on the fly. »
Lunatic asylums are said to contain
a larger proportion of piano-tuners
than any other class of men. The
piano habit has certainly caused a
good many people to “get mad.’
A thoughtful contemporary is of the
oplniqb tfhatr* there are "too many
small men in politics.’’ And some ob
servers say that there are altogether
too many small bills in them. too.
Is there anybody who hasn't got a
degree, a (liploma, nr something of
that'sort ? If so. will they please rise
and signify it. in order that the inad
vertence may be corrected some other
year?
The -man who lives to* make money
prsf<Vs a glowing epitaph on a tomb
to iiving happiness. Rut. he is con
sidered wise in his hearing, and he
does nut hear the truth that is spo
ken- behind ljls back. ;
The fditQr of the Newark Sundav
ICall he carfV decide the
old dispute as to whether "To-morrow
is Saturday” is proper English. Let
himfjlr.y to say "Yesterday I*-, Tb,nrs-
will: fcrh.fps get.’some
the subject.^
An export witness in New York re
cently gave a technical analysis
of a "highball." fftan. a profefeslomnl
point of view. We should now hear
something along these lines from the
point of view of the customer who
lias had too many highballs.
COLORADO NEWS ITEMS
An immense flow of gas was struck
In Savannah oil well No. 8, in the
Boulder district. July 22nd. at a depth
of less than 600 feet.
An excursion of over 400 people from
Montrose. Delta and intermediate
j*olnts visited Ouray July 10th and
spent the day sightseeing.
An ordinance has been passed by the
City Council of Denver and signed by
the mayor, providing for the issue of
bonds to build an auditorium.
George Geim shot a large cinnamon
bear four mile? from Palmer on
the 17th iust. He also killed a cub al
ter trying in vain to capture It alive.
Visitors returning from the World's
Fair praise the work of the Colorado
Promotion and Publicity Committee,
which is sowing information broadcast.
The full amount donated by Andrew
Carnegie for the erection of a library
building at Colorado Springs. SIO,OOO,
has been received by the library board.
The business of the Moffat road,
both passenger and freight, is so much
larger than was expected that the com
pany is having to hustle for new cars.
The summer school of the State Nor
mal School at Greeley closed a highly
successful term July 22nd. It lasted
six weeks and 2CO teachers were in at
tendance.
The acting director of the mint at
Washington is reported to have stated
that an effort would be made to inaug
urate the coining of money at Denver
by January Ist.
Ed. Morledge. a fireman in the em
ploy of the Colorado Springs & Cripple
Creek District road, was run over and
Instantly killed in the yards at Crip
ple Creek July 17th.
In the settlement of St. Thomas. Las
Animas county, a few days ago. Felippa
Zarzigliero, a little Italian girl, two and
one-half years old. was killed by .a
stray bullet fired from some unknown
point.
By a recently-adopted city ordinance
in Cripple Creek a license of SI,OOO a
year is required of all foreign trading
stamp combines and SIOO a year from
all local merchants using the trading
stamp?.
Thomas McMullin. former marshal
of the town of Bachelor, near Creede.
was found in a demented condition,
near the Hoosicr mlne'in the Cripple
Creek district, a few days ago and was
placed in custody.
Conductor Thomas’ World’s Fair
prize chorus of over one hundred
voices, which captured a prize of $2,500
in the first-class competition at St.
Louis, is arranging to make a tour of
the larger cities of the state.
Special services were held on the 19th
inst. at tlie Glen Park Chautauqua in
honor of the memory of Frank M.
Priestley, former president of the so
ciety, to whose self-sacrificing labors
the society owes much of its success.
Miles McMahon, a long-time resident
of Trinidad, was killed instantly at
the new mine of the Valley Coal Com
pany. a few miles west of Sopris. July
22nd. by the falling of a smokestack
that was being raised with blocks and
tackle. "
The Northern Colorado Fair Associa
tion will soon be incorporated. It is
proposed to hold a big lair at Fort Col
lins next fall. A large amusement park
will be established two and one-half
miles from town, with grounds for rac
ing. baseball, polo, etc.
On Colorado Day at the St. Louis
World’s Fair in September it is pro
posed to distribute twenty carloads of
melons and fruit from the Arkansas
valley. The rest of the world will be
able to get some idea of our annual
melon and fruit day celebrations.
The Ethiopion Protective and Benefi
cial Association, of which Isaac B. At
kinson is manager, is reported to have
380 acres of land in Huerfano county
and wants to start an old folks' home,
and industrial school and a hospital
for the benefit of colored people.
The school officers of the district in
which Mr?. Rose Norgard was teaching
in Garfield county closed the school two
months before the expiration of the
term for which she was engaged. She
took the case into court and was award
ed a judgment for pay for the full
term.
It is announced that George W.
Vallery, general agent of the Burling
ton railway in Denver, who has been
selected as general manager of the
Colorado Midland, will l»e succeeded in
his present position with the Burling
ton by his brother. J. F. Vallery. who
will take charge of the office August
Ist.
Game Warden Charles A. Purlngton
recently arrested a ran* liman named
August Schempp, living on Oak creek,
six miles from Sidney. Colorado, for
killing a deer July 16th. Schempp was
tried for the violation of the game laws
before Magistrate E. F. Gardner of
Steamboat Springs. He was fined $25
anil costs, amounting in all to $34.
C. W. Taylor, state senator from Gar
field county, has been appointed ref
eree under the bankruptcy laws for tht>
counties of -Garfield, Pitkin. Mesa.
Routt. Rio. Blanco and Grand. The
ap|K>intinent comes from the United
States District Court in Denver, over
which Judge Moses Ilallett presides,
and the term of office is for two years,
beginning July 18th.
Mrs. Grace Espy Patton Cowles, wife
of Major Cowles of Fort Assinniboia.
in Montana, died at the post July 22nd
of convulsions, after an illness of three
hours. She was about forty years of
age. and during 1897 and 1898 was
state superintendent of public instruc
tion in Colorado. For several years
she "held thd- chair of modern languages
in the Agricultural College of Colo
•rado.
The Denver Chamber of Commerce is
planning to give a banquet in honor of
F. H. Newell, chief engineer of the
United Stntes reclamation service;
, Gffford Pinchott. chief of the division of
forestry, and W. A. Richards of Wyom
ing. the first part of next month. These
men compose a commission recently
appointed by President Roosevelt to
Investigate the question of irrigation
in the West. The commission will be
in Denver from August 3rd to sth. and
during that time they will meet with
experts and discuss land and irriga
tion questions.
HEAVY RAINFALL
DOES DAMAGE NEAR DENVER.
Washout In Platte Canon Delays an
Excursion Train With Nearly Or\e
Thousand People.
Denver, July 25.—The Republican
this morning says: The storm yester
day was one of the most severe, while
it lasted, that has ever visited Den
ver. In five minutes fifteen-hund
redths of an Inch of rain fell, and
ninety hundredths of an inch camq
down during the storm. No serious
damage was reported in Denver, al
though much inconvenience was
caused to many.
The greatest damage was done in
Platte canon, where, because of the
washout between Dawson's and Buf
falo. on the Colorado & Southern, over
a thousand of the Knights of St. John
and their friends, who held a picnic
at Dome Rock, were held until an early
hour this morning. They were
brought down by a special train. The
regular train on the Colorado &
Southern on the South Park division
was not able to get out at all last
night and a large number of fishermen
were held there and they will not be
able to get out until to-day.
Heavy rains occurred along the
Moffat road, although no serious dam
age was done. A washout and wash in
took place on the Colorado & Southern
between Golden and Forks creek in the
Clear Creek district. This, however,
will be soon repaired. Traffic was re
sumed last night.
The heaviest storm known there vis
ited the region of South Platte canon.
The stortn in the canon began at 12:30
in the greater part of the district. The
trouble started with a heavy cloud
burst at the top of the divide form
ing the water shed between Buffalo
creek and Dunaway. This was fol
lowed by another cloudburst at Well
ington lake.
The water from the two cloudbursts
rushed down Buffalo creek and the
gulches in Buffalo park. Several mile?
of track between Dawson’s and Buffalo
on the Colorado & Southern were
washed out at intervals and so great
was the damage that no trains could
be carried by the washout. The regu
lar train. No. 72, will not he able to
get down until to-day sometime, if it
can get out then.
There are a great many fishermen
on this train who went up to spend
Sunday fishing and they were tied up.
Ail of the .hotels, inns and cottages
above Buffalo were filled to overflow
ing and the stranded passengers made
the best of the situation.
There were about 1,000 persons at
the Knights of St. John picnic at Dome
Rock, and they were not able to get
to Denver until an early hour this
morning. The two trains of excur
sionists left Denver yesterday morn
ing shortly after 8 o'clock, and they
were put down at Dome Rock.
The engines were taken to Pine
Grove for the purpose of turning them
around, but before they could get back
the cloudburst had come and the track
was washed out. A train of ten cars
was sent out of Denver last night at
8:20, which reached Dome Rock about
11 o'clock, and the Knights and their
families and friends were brought to
Denver early this morning.
The damage done at Buffalo park
was great. Bridges between Lake
Wellington and Buffalo Park were
swept away, and several miles of
wagon road was washed out. the dam
age to the roads being estimated at
$2,000. The Buffalo Park dam and the
county bridge w*ere almost totally de
stroyed. The water rushed down from
the divide in a wave forty to two hun
dred feet wide and fifteen feet deep.
Hundreds of trees were washed away
and a great deal of damage was done
to private property.
TO NOTIFY PARKER.
Committee Will Wait Upon Democrat
ic Candidate August 10th.
Esopus. N. Y., July 24.—Judge
Parker has fixed August 10th as the
date for the ceremonies notifying him
of his nomination by the Democratic
national convention as a candidate for
the presidency.
Judge Parker reached a decision con
cerning the date in a long consultation
with William F. Sheehan yesterday,
and a telegram was at once 6cnt Champ
Clark of Missouri, chairman of the
committee named by the Democratic
convention to notify the nominee for
President.
Representative Clark is expected to
call a meeting of his committee, prob
ably in New York, and he may also
come to Rosemont to talk over the ar
though no plan for such a conference
rangements with Judge Parker, al
though no plan for such a conference
has yet been made.
The program for the ceremonies at
Rosemont August 10th will follow pre
cedents laid down for similar events.
It is known that Judge Parker Is im
pressed with tlie simplicity of the cere
monies which took place cn the occa
sion of President Lincoln's second
nomination, and also when Judge Thur
man was informed of his nomination
for vice president. The speeches both
times were marked by their brevity. It
is the plan now at Rosemont to have
the notification follow closely the form
of the earlier ceremonies, it is not ex
pected that Judge Parker will talk at.
length, or that he will discuss inti
mately any of the campaign issues, but
will leave this to the letter of accept
ance. which will lie issued a week or so
later.
Judge Parker’s Resignation.
Esopus. N. Y.. July 25. —Judge Park
er has addressed letters to some of
his associates of the New York Court
of Appeals, seeking their advice upon
the subject of his resignation.
It may be said upon competent au
thority that Judge Parker has not de
termined what his action will be in re
lation to severing his connection with
the bench, and. in fact, it has not been
settled that he will resign at all. Ho
desires to confer with his assistants,
or at least to obtain their opinions, as
he thinks such a course toward them
the courteous one for him to take.
CONDENSED TELEGRAMS
W. J. O'Brien of Baltimore Is the
newly elected grand exalted ruler ol
the Elks.
Gerard Reiter, supreme secretary of
the Catholic Knights of America died
at St. Louis on the 15th Inst.
Owing to the long dry period, forest
fires along the British Columbia coast
have given unusual trouble this year.
Owing to a backward spring, cold
weather and floods the corn crop in
Kansas is likely to fall considerably
below the average.
The Grand Trunk Pacific amended
charter bill passed the Canadian sen
ate without division. The bill author
izes the construction of a now trans
continental line.
Of fifty-seven presidential postofflees
in the state of Washington, forty-one
showed gains in the last fiscal year
which entitle the postmasters to ad
vances in salaries.
Twenty of the Texas World's Fair
commissioners have advanced SSOO
each to raise the sum of SIO,OOO need
ed to pay the first indebtedncss.of the
Texas exhibit at the Fair.
The national transcontinental bill
received the royal consent by the dep
uty governor in the Canadian Senate
and is now a law. This is the Grand
Trunk Pacific railway measure.
There was a public reception at the ■
Mexican national pavilion at the
World’s Fair July 15th in honor of the
re-election of Porfirio Diaz to the pres
idency of the Mexican republic.
The civil tribunal of the Seine has
cancelled the appeal in the case of
private companies against the Panama
Canal Company, condemning the for
mer to pay an indemnity of $20,000.
W. L. Gaynes, an American partner
in a Mexico City publishing firm, has
mysteriously disappeared and fears
are felt for his safety. The business
was prosperous and large contracts
bad been made.
Samuel Plummer McCallum. one of
the wealthy oil producers of Pennsyl
vania and one of the odganizers of the
Republican party, and later of the Pro
hibition party died at Franklin, Penn
sylvania, July Ith. .
A Tangier dispatch says that Kald
Benliimaa. chief of police, has been ap
pointed governor. General satisfac
tion is expressed over the removal of
the late occupant of the governorship,
which was one of Raisuli’s stipulations.
O. F. Cook, discoverer of the Guate
malan boil weevil eating ant. has
wired the Department of Agriculture i
from Texas that the new ants are de
stroying the cotton boll worms and are
attacking similar injurious insects with
even greater avidity than they do the
boll weevil.
Dr. Guachalia, former Bolivian min
ister at Washington, declares in an in- ,
terview that there need be no fear of •
an aggressive policy by the United
States against America. The
United States, Dr. Guachaila asserts, t
is the friend of all the South Ameri
can republics and anxious to losteg
their progress.
Authoritative announcement waa
made at Union Pacific headquarters a
few days ago that the Kansas division
of that road will be double-tracked
from Kansas City to Topeka at once.
The material has all been ordered and
part of it is on the way from the steel .
mills. The construction work will be
gin in about six weeks.
After leaving a note containing di
rections for his funeral and requesting
that files of newspapers he had edited
in Kansas in pioneer days be sent to
the Kansas State Historical society,
Frederick W. Braun hold, seventy years
old. a former printer and publisher,
committed suicide at St. Louis July
17th by shooting himself through the
heart.
The Santa Fe announces that on
September Ist it will open its hotel at
the Grande Canon in Arizona, and 1
which is to be called , the El Tovar,
and which has been built at an ex
pense of more than $200,000. It will
be under the management of Fred
Harvey. The Santa Fe has built the
hotel for the especial benefit of tbe
tourists.
A drunkard cannot be compelled to
pay his bar bills. Such was the de
cision rendered by Justice Callahan of
South Chicago in the case of George
Huber, owner of the Ewing hotel,
against Gus Llnderman. Huber sued
for a bar bill amounting to $39.50, and
the justice decided that as Llnderman
was a drunkard Huber had no busi
ness selling him drinks.
A recently enacted state law requir- '
ingn journeyman horsesboers to be »
registered has been declared unconsti- }
tutional by the appellate division of )
the Supreme Court of New York. Jus
tice Hatch, writing the unanimous |
opinion of the court, said he failed to
see how the regulation of shoeing <
horses has any tendency fo promote j
the health, comfort, safety and welfare !
of society. 4
Berlin newspapers complain because J
the international jurymen to award
prizes at the St. Louis Exposition are
required to pay their own expenses.
One newspaper points out that the ex
pense of the hundred German judges
amounts to at least $02,000. Other
newspapers suggest that tlie above
outcome shows the Germans acted too'
hastily in accepting the invitation to
exhibit at St. Louis.
A statue of Pasteur was unveiled at
Paris July 17th in the presence of a
distinguished assemblage, including
President Loubet. the cabinet minis
ters. the ambassadors and representa
tives of the medical fraternity of Eu
rope and America. The statue shows
Pasteur seated in a thoughful attitude.
The base has an allegorical figure of <
Mercy succoring those afflicted with
pestilence or disease. {
The Associated BUI Posters and Dis
tributors of the United States and Can-'
ada. assembled in international con*,
ventlon on the World’s Fair grounds,
tendered without cost to the exposition
management its service, guaranteed at
more tha* a million miles of boarding
throughout the United States and Can
ada for the entire month of AugusL
The proposition was accepted and will
be carried out. The cost of the ser
vice. thus given free, is estimated at
a Quarter of a million dnllara.
COLORED PEOPLE STRIKE RENEWED
ENUMERATED BY THE CENSUS. UNIONS ALLEGE BROKEN FAITH
In Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexi
co.—Colorado Has Over Eight
Thousand.—Very Few Are Illiter
ate.
Washington. July 25. —The census
bureau has completed a bulletin on the
negroes in the United State?, and it is
the most exhaustive compilation of its
kind ever made. It contains the negro
]K>puiation by states, counties, cities
and lesser divisions, and gives the oc
cupation. degree of illiteracy, etc.,
among the colored population with
minor details. The total population of
negroes is given as 8.833.994 in 1900,
the census year. In 1860 there were
4,441.830 negroes in the United States.
Colorado—There are 8.570 negroes
in Colorado, of whom 4.473 are males
and 4,097 females. Of the total of
8,570, 3.215 are males twenty-one
years and over, and 448 of these are
illiterate.
Former Arapahoe county leads with
a colored population of 4,106. Pueblo
county, 1,404; El Paso county, 1.033;
Teller county, 310, and 1-ake county,
204.
Delta, Dolores, Kiowa. Kit Carson.
Phillips. Saguache and Yuma counties
report no negro residents, and the re
maining counties have from 1 to 200
negroes.
In 1880 the colored population of
Colorado wa? 2.435, the total popula
tion being 194,327. The present total
population of Colorado (1900) is
placed at 539,700.
Wyoming—Wyoming has a negro
population of 94<», 631 of whom are
males and 309 females. Of the total
of 940, 481 are males twenty-one years
and over, of whom 103 are illiterate.
Albany county has 170 negroes, Big
Horn county, 3: Carbon 200; Converse,
7; Creek. 4; Fremont, 3; Johnson, 3;
I-aramie, 309; Natrona. 7; Sheridan.
27; Sweetwater, 181; Uinta. 23; Wes
ton, 3, and Yellowstone National
Park. 1.
New Mexico —New Mexico has 1,610
colored residents. Of these 1,023 are
males and 587 females. Of the total
number of negroes. 775 are males
twenty-one years and over, of whom
126 are illiterate.
RIO GRANDE EXTENSION.
Report That the Line Will ’Be Built
to California.
Pueblo. Colo.. July 25. —It Is re
ported here that in addition to the
building the line of the Rio Grande
from Marysville. Utah, to Cedar City,
for the purpose of opening the Colo
rado Fuel and Iron Company's depos
its there, the road will he extended on
into the iron fields of California, where
the company also owns extensive iron
beds.
This, taken in connection with the
announcement that the .ail mill of the
Minnequa works is to be enlarged, and
that the Rio Grande and Missouri Pa
cific companies will erect large ma
chine shops here, clears away many
mysteries regarding local preparations
that have been going on for the past
year on the lands of the companies.
It is stated that with the completion
of the new mills the Minnequa works
will produce 5,000 tons of finished ma
terial per day and that this will mean
the shipping In of at least 15,000 tons
of raw material.
Among the new auxiliary plants
that are being spoken of is one for the
manufacture of steel slabs. This will
be along the same lines as the sheet
mill and that for making billets. The
tube works are said to be one of the
improvements to he made first.
The force at the Minnequa works is
being increased daily and another
blast furnace will be blown in to-mor
row.
Denver Packing Houses.
Denver. July 25.—The News this
morning says: The packing houses of
Denver stand to-day exactly where
they did one week ago this morning.
The settlement and renewal of the
strike followed so closely that but lit
tle change could he made in the stock
and meat situation in Denver and Col
orado. and to-day the western packers
are prepared to supply the whole west
ern country. The situation involves
these elements:
No raise in prices. A rise at this
time would be robbery, say the pack
ers. Complete preparations to meet
the western demand and make inroads
on the Missouri river market.
Union stockyards will receive 2,000
cattle this week. Plenty of stock in
call for the whole western country.
Every Denver packer is again ready
for the critical situation which the
strike in the trust plants has precipi
tated. The Western and Colorado pack
ing house managers last night stated
that Dut few men had been discharged
and tnat a full force would be work
ing to-day. preparing to meet all local
demands. Managers of both plants in
sisted that there was not the slighest
reason for a rise in prices and that
they would sell meat at the same oid
figure.
An Important Water Case.
Denver, July 24.—A Fort Collins dis
patch says: An important water case
will come before the District Court at
the September session. A number of
farmers owning water in the Douglas
reservoir have brought condemnation
proceedings against the Water Supply
& Storage Company to compel the
company to carry this water through
its canal and distribute the same in
the laterals belonging to said farmers.
Judge CJarrigue? has issued a tem
porary order, requiring the canal com
pany to carry and distribute the water
to the proper laterals to be paid for at
the rate, of $lO per 1,000.000 cubic feet.
At the September term of court this
question will be decided permanently
and it will be of great importance to
farmers over the state, as it will de
termine whether owners of reservoirs
can condemn a right of way for their
water through established canals at a
rate fixed by the court.
A number of farmers have given lib
erally toward the fund to pay the ex
pense of these proceedings so that a
final settlement may be reached.
President Donnelly Orders Men Out
Because Packers Have Not Kept
Their Agreement.
| Chicago. July 23.—The stockvards
strike, which was renewed yesterday
morning in Chicago and all the other
points where the big packing compa
nies have branches, because the strik
ers were dissatisfied with the manner
in which the employers proposed to re
instate their former employes pending
a settlement for arbitration, will con
tinue for a number of days, at least.
A joint conference between represent
ative* of both sides of the contro
versy and representatives of the al
lied trades in an attempt to bring
about a peaceable adjustment of this
second strike was unsuccessful and
the meeting was adjourned last night
ai 8:30 with the understanding that
another conference would be held to
day.
While the Immediate provocation for
the renewal of the strike was appar
ently the failure of the packers to take
back a large proportion of the strik
ers who returned for work yesterday,
me real cause of the rupture was in
ferred to be a circular issued yester
day by the packers. The circular pur
ported to explain to the public the
agreement entered into with the labor
leaders. Seemingly the circular could
bo taken as implying that the agree
ment did not bind the packers to re
empJov all of the men who walked out.
The construction the labor leaders had
placed upon the agreement was that
all should he re-employed within forty
five days.
When the S.000 butchers and their
helpers went Into the yards here yes
terday to take their old places the gen
eral greeting received was:
“We cannot take back more than
half the regular force.”
Immediately there was a woeful dis
! play of chagrin and disappointment.
The men held a conference of an Im
promptu nature and reached an agree
ment to act as a unit or not at all.
"You must take us all hack, or
none,” came the reply of the union
! men. The p'ackers refused to accede
to this, and a committee was sent to
see President Donnelly. The latter
I was quickly in communication with
his advisers. Within an hour and a
half the decision was reached to re
, open the strike. President Donnelly’*
■ telegram was accordingly sent to all
unions.
SWALLOW NOTIFIED.
Prohibition Candidate Accepts Nomi
nation for President.
Indianapolis. July 23.—Dr. Silas C.
Swallow of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania,
and George W. Carroll of T*exas. Pro
hibition candidates for President and
vice president, were formally notified
of their nominations yesterday.
A. G. Wolfenbarger of Lincoln. Ne
braska. chairman of the recent nation
al Prohibition convention, delivered
the notification address to Dr. Swallow
and Homer L. Castle of Pittsburg no
tified Mr. Carroll. The occasion
brought many prominent Prohibition
ists of the country here. The meet
ing of the national committee to dis
cuss campaign plans was also held
here to-day.
In accepting the nomination. Dr.
Swallow said:
"It is with profound pleasure, and
a corresponding sense of responsibil
ity. that I acknowledge the honor you
have conferred upon me In making me
your candidate for the presidency of
the United State? of America, the
highest office in the gift of any peo
ple. because the head of the greatest
nation of the world now. as in 1776.
I regard your nomination, even if as
sured of defeat, which I am not. a
greater honor than a nomination and
election from any of the parties sub
sidized and controlled by tho liquor
traffic.
“It is a principle of common law
that the individual may not so use
his person, property or liberty as to
infringe upon the rights ond privileges
of others. Or. if so using, he must
without fail indemnify the injured by
making good the loss. It is a fact, un
controverted by all save the parties In
interest, that the 250.000 liquor deal
ers in America, through their busi
ness. constantly and seriously Infringe
upon the rights of all our 80.000.000
people and that they do not indemnify
us for the damage inflicted.
For every dollar they pay Into our
treasuries, municipal, state and nation
al. it costs us. in providing for the i»-
sane. paupers and criminals their
business produces. $16.50.
“Who is responsible? The voters
are the real culprits. They are the
principals in a business in which the
liquor dealers are but the agents. The
informed voters, and especially the
Christian voter who admits in his
church resolutions that no Christian
should vote for saloon parties and
then does so vote, admits that he Is
not a Christian, though professing to
to be.
"Our party stnnds for a country so
financially, politically and morally
clean as to make it an object lesson
to be imitated through natural selec
tion by the effete civilization of the
Old World rather than for a country
whose ideal government must be can
nonaded into those whom we would bo
nevolently assimilate.”
Carrie Nation Assaulted.
Elizabethtown. Ky.. July 23—Carrie
Nation's career was temporarily but
violently interrupted last night when
A. It. Neighbors, a saloon keeper,
struck her twice with a chair, knock
ing her down and producing a scalp
wound. The assault occurred at
Neighbors' saloon after Mrs. Nation
had berated Neighbors.
Russia Consults Jurists.
London, July 23.—The Brussels cor
respondent of the Telegraph says the
Russian government has addressed
several prominent members of The
Hague arbitration tribunal requesting
their opinions on the seizure of th#
mails by Russian cruisers.

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