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King Alfonso, we are confident,
could get a wife of the right kind r>y
Let the presses be stopped to an
nounce the glad news from New York.
The shad are running.
The sculptor who swallowed his
false teeth had to submit finally to
being carved by the surgeons.
From the way it is talking war Just
now, Peru must be getting jealous ot
the attention Venezuela is receiving.
Newspaper mention is about nil the
profit that comes to the average poor
man who falls heir to a fabulous for
That new antitoxin of laziness will
Lave to be produced in enormous
quantities If everybody is going to be
If we did all the things that we in
tend to do, we’d soon find that we
shouldn't have time to intend to do so
many.— Puck.
We respectfully suggest that the
baseball reporters ought to be a little
more polite and refer to it in future as
the “saliva” ball.
The prayer of a condemned mur
derer in Pennsylvania is that he may
be permitted to return as a spook and
haunt his enemies.
Bernard Shaw would better refrain
from any sarcastic comment on Jim
Corbett's ability as nn actor of Shaw’s
or any one else's plays.
A woman who married a poet ap
plied for a divorce asserting that there
was enough dirt on his person to
make ground for the action.
J. G. Phelps Stokes says his engage
ment to Miss Pastor was “inevitable.”
Own up. benedicts, all engagements
are the same, nren’t they, now?
Says the sarcastic Philadelphia
Press: “It is easy to see that Phila
delphia is going to win both of the big
baseball championships this year.”
A Croatidi! emigrant -with a mus
tache a yard in length has settled
down in Washington. I). C. He’ll find
Washington a town for his whiskers.
• "Taste buds" have been discovered
In the larynx like those on the tongue.
A long neck is no beauty in a man, but
it may add considerably to life's pleas
The Cincinnati Enquirer asks:
"Was Hamlet really mad?” Probably
not. He hadn't seen the performances
of any of the people who were to try
to play him.
There are fears that the frost may
have hurt young tobacco plants in
Kentucky. Did you ever have a friend
who smoked what appeared to be frost
bitten cigars?
Parisians who wish to score a cen
tury of life now breakfast on "yag
hurt” exclusively. Yaghurt tastes like
cream cheese "gone bad.” Allow us to
die young, please.
Alfred Austin is reported to be at
work on a poem dealing with the
Russo-Japanese war. That ought to
make them agree to have peace with
out haggling over terms.
Of New York's 16,000 babies born in
the last four months, less than ten J
came to the wealthiest section of Fifth
avenue. Storks, don't like to scrape
their toenails on brownstone.
"Will you take the chair once occu
pied by Immanuel Kant?” said the
German government to Prof. Munster- i
burg of Harvard, and Prof. Munster
burg responded promptly: “Can't.”
Dr. Gladden says lawyers should :
not defend people whom they know to
be guilty of wrongdoing. But did a j
lawyer for the defense ever believe it i
was possible for anybody to be guilty? j
There ought to be joy among the j
college girls, now that the U. S. cir
cuit court of appeals, considering the
question of duty on pickled limes, has
decided that they shall be admitted
John L. Sullivan now blesses the
language with a new word. “Willl
wallapus” is intended* fo indicate the
look of the man who boxes in the!
modern crouching position. And it |
It is not true that the revival of in- i
terest in stilts of plate armor is due to I
the opening of the baseball season. It j
is merely a coincidence that it is syn- i
chronous with the beginning of the!
umpires’ work.
The theatrical trust gentleman's
statement that $30,000 is too slim n
season's profit on one production 4 isn't
very cheering to those of us who had
Moped to be able to afford to attend
the theater a little more frequently
next year.
M. Vignnud, secretary of the Ameri
can embassy at Paris, announces, af
ter forty years of study on the sub
ject, that Columbus was a humbug.
Luckily. America is now at a point
where her feelings won't be hurt by
tbo discovery.
It is reported that there is a wide
spread and growing desire among the
young men of this country to rush
away to Panama for the purpose of
helping to dig the canal. We regard it
as our duty to publicly announce that
the walking on the way back from
Panama is very poor in some spots
The Boston Globe asks if the Prin
cess Victoria Patricia of Connaught, a
possible bride for King Alfonso, can
speak Spanish. Love speaks all lan
guages. —Louisville Herald.
With an occasional halt for a word.
President Gives Farewell Banquet to
His Companions On
the Hunt.
Denver, May B.—Glenwood Springs
dispatches last night give an account
of the President's doings yesterday.
President Roosevelt entertained his
companions on his three-weeks' hunt
in the Rocky mountains at dinner to
night. After the dinner he bade them
an affectionate farewell, and promised
that all would live forever in his fond
est memory. At the dinner were P. B.
Stewart of Colorado Springs, Dr. Alex
ander Lambert, Guides Jake IJorah,
John Goff, Brick Wells, Jack Fry, and
G. M. Sprague, Courier Elmer Chap
man nnd Secretary Lieb.
The News correspondent says: Sec
retary Ixieb was the only outsider pres
ent and from 7:30 o'clock until nearly
midnight, reminiscences were told and
retold. Stories of previous hunts were
dilated on and finally the party settled
down to the telling real good animal
stories, things they knew from their
own personal experience, such things
as would gladden the heart of a Set on
Thompson or a Roberts, and when the
party finally broke up, thd President
came out rubbing his hands and declar
ing that it was the jolliest time that
he had had since the hunt began.
The guests came in every kind of
clothing. Guitles Goff and Borah wore
blue jumpers with big slouch hats.
“Chaps” covered their legs and jang
ling spurs rattled and banged along
the velvet carpets of the hotel corri
dors ns they diffidently walked back
and forth. Cook Jack Fry wore his
blue Jeans outfit, with the trousers
carefully tucked into a pair of high
cowboy boots. As cook he has no need
of a big hut and he wore a jaunty golf
Hunter H. W. Wells was the real
dandy of the party. He had made a
great nnd mighty effort to appear in a
costume befitting the honor of his host
and the result was varied and startling.
A pair of corduroy trousers with pat
ent leather shoes and high canvas leg
gings. a flannel shirt with a red silk
handkerchief tied around the neck,
these last evidently in honor of the
President who wore similar clothing in
camp, a mighty revolver strapped
around his waist and a blue jumper
for u coat. Anderson, Sprague and Al
len all wore their every-day clothing.
A Republican special Follow
ing liis usual custom, thy President
spent a quiet Sunday. Three weeks
ago the railroads planned to run excur
sions Into Glenwood Springs to-day,
but the plan was discouraged by Sec
retary Loeb, who announced that no
program would be permitted which
called for nn address by the President.
In spite of this fact large numbers of
people came in by every train and
rather than disappoint them, Mr.
Roosevelt stepped out on the gecond
floor balcony of the hotel after lun
cheon and spoke briefly, lie said:
"1 did not anticipate having the
pleasure of meeting you to-day, and as
it is Sunday 1 ant not going to try to
make a speech to you. I shall merely
say how greatly 1 am enjoying my visit
to this beautiful state. I wish that in
the last week tip in the mountains
there had been a little more weather
like this. If there had been, I think
w would have gone about two bears
better. But still, ns we got ten, I do
not think we have got any right to
“I ant sure I need not tell you how
much I have enjoyed my holiday here
and how deeply I have appreciated the
kindness with which I have been
treated by all the people of your state,
the people of your cities, nnd the
ranch men right in the immediate
neighborhood of where I was hunting.
It is n great pleasure to see the men
of Colorado, and an even greater pleas
ure to see the women, and I do not
know but 1 ant even more glad to sec
the small folk.
"I shall not try to make you a
speech. I shall simply say how
glad 1 am to see you and be your
The President's party was up early
to-day. After breakfast a limited
amount of important mail was gotten
out of the way and then the party went
to the Presbyterian churclW An invi
tation to the President and his party
was extended yesterday by the Rev. j.
Wilson Currens and was accepted.
Just as the party was about to leave
the hotel, photographers requested a
sitting that would include every mem
ber of the party. Chairs were grouped
on the lawn in front of the veranda.
As soon as the pictures were taken
the. President had a brisk walk and the
party arrived at the little church ten
minutes later, all out of breath except
Mr. Roosevelt. He seemed to enjoy
the walk. Along the street he was
cheered and he responded by lifting his
hat frequently, patting children on the
head, nnd bowing to their parents.
In front of the church the Sunday
school children stood in open forma
tion and as the party passed through
the little folks sang. The church was
crowded and hundreds of people stood
outside ns near the open windows as
possible. The Rev. Currens preached
on the subject of the responsibility of
the Christian. Church. He made no ref
erence to the distinguished visitor ex
cept in his prayer, when he asked that
the President be given the strength to
carry on the duties of his office.
The congregation remained standing
until after the presidential party de
In Honor of Prohibition.
Topeka. Kan.. May 7.—ln nearly all
tlje churches in Kansas to-day special
services were hold in honor of the
twenty-fourth aniversary of the enact
ment of the prohibitory law. A state
ment from the state temperance union
was read at each of the services and
support was pledged to Governor Iloch
in whatever method he may use to se
cure the enforcement of the law.
It Is expected that active work will
soon be started in the direction of clos
ing the saloons in the Kansas towns
where the license system prevails.
Governor Hoch reiterates his an
nouncement that the law will be en
forced in all portions of the state re
gardless of public sentiment.
Surplus for Policy Holders.
New York, May 7.—James W. Alex
ander. president of the Equitable Life
Assurance Society, to-day made public
a letter written by him to Edward A.
Woods, manager of the society at
Pittsburg, in which he asserts that the
surplus of the society is held for*the
exclusive benefit of its policy holders
and net the holders of the stock. Mr.
Alexander also takes occasion in the
letter to deny the rumors that he will
Believe Combined Fleets of Rojestven
6ky and Nebogatoff Can Safely
Reach Port Arthur.
St. Petersburg, May 7.—Admiral
Nebogatoff’s junction with Vice Ad
miral Rojestvensky is now considered
by the admiralty as practically as
sured, and hope for a successful issue
in the approaching struggle for mas
tery of the sea is greatly encouraged.
Nebogatoff Is regarded as the
Blucher of the situation and. indeed,
he is said to resemble him greatly in
temperament. He may lack his strat
egy nnd finesse, but like the Prussian,
he has bulldog courage and is a born
fighter, who goes straight for the
If Vice Admiral Kamimura. like
Grouchy at Waterloo, fails to prevent
a juncture of the Russian fleets, as the
admiralty here believes he has, the
impression is strong that Vice Admiral
Togo will not dare risk an open battle
against the united divisions of Rojest
vensky and Nebogatoff. but will pro
tect himself by torpedo attacks and
poslbly a long range action, being pre
pared to draw off in the event that he
lse unable to make an impression.
Naval officers are prepared to see
Rojestvensky lost half his convoy, but
in fact of the united divisions it is be
lieved that Togo will accomplish little
or nothing in the way of opposition
to the advance to Vladivostok, and
that he must be content with the aid
of the army and make Vladivostok
another Port Arthur.
If the fleet reaches Vladivostok in
tact. however, naval officers here
claim that victory is won.
Although there Is a little more than
100.000 tons of coal at Vladivostok,
with the reinforcement of the fleet ty
the Gromobol, Rossia and Bogatyr. and
the torpedo boats and submarines no .v
in the harbor there they claim that
Rojestvensky could drive Togo off the
eea and leave Field Marshal O.vama'i
army stranded in Manchuria.
Simultaneously with the increasing
tension over the approach of a sea
battle, comes news that Field Marshal
Oyama is pressing the Russian right
along the Liao river north of Fakowan.
as if he is beginning a general enga**v
Federal Authorities Ask Injunction
Against Moffat Road.
Denver, May 7. —The second move
in the Gore canon controversy on the
T mrt of representatives of the United
tates government was made vest* 1 ?,
uay when ft bill for an was
filed in the Federal f*7,urt asking that
the western & Pacific
fail road restrained from construct-
its line through Gore canon. The
suit is similar* to the one Instituted
several days ago, which asked that the
right of way of the road be vacated.
This one is a little stronger. It de
mands speedy action to prevent the
road from getting into the canon.
The papers were served on Charles
J. Hughes, counsel for the road, last
night. A hearing in the matter has
been set for next Thursday before
Judge Moses Hallet^.
Besides the road the Colorado-Utah
Construction Company Is made a de
fendant and various officials of the
two companies are also included. The
hill is signed by Earl United
States district attorney, and William
H. Moody, attorney general.
It Is alleged that the government en
gineers had it in mind to make a res
ervoir of Gore canon as early as 1901.
long before the Moffat road was organ
ized. The value of the situation as a
reservoir Bite Is set forth and It is al
leged that It is the key to the water
ing of about 500,000 acres in Califor
nia. Arizona. Utah and Colorado, 95,000
acres being in Colorado alone. A mil
lioa people could be maintained on the
Jands Upw arid which this reservoir
could irrigate.
The rood hfts three* rights of way
surveyed, it is claimed, one going
through Gore canon at an elevation
above the proposed dam. another
around Gore canon and a third through
the canon at the level of the river.
It is claimed that the government
would be glad to have the road built
at the elevation above the dam.
Japanese Push Forward.
Gadgeyamiana. Manchuria. May 7. —
Since April 29. Japanese have been ad
vancing slowly and intermittently,
pushing forward their columns suc
cessively from right to left under cover
of a screen of Chinese bandits. The
advance has resulted in straightening
the alightment of the opposing armies.
Russian detachments, which were far
advanced on the flanks being forced
to retire.
It is reported that the Japanese
armies in the center have been rein
forced. The force of Field Marshal
Oyama’s disposal, according to infor
mation recently received. Is 348 bat
talions, or 390,000 men.
The Japanese are said to have
armed 25.000 or 30.000 Chinese bandits
with captured Russian rifles. The
Chinese population has been drafted
by the Japanese for road making and
entrenching, and roads are being con
structed to Sinmlnpu, Banchensee and
Crowe Has Flown.
Omaha, May 8. —Chief of Police
Donahue to-day personally offered a re
ward of S2UO for the capture of Pat
Crowe, wanted in connection with the
Cudahy kidnapping. Although the
hunt for Crowe had been kept up con
tinually since Saturday morning, no
clew to his whereabouts lias been ob
Incensed Against France.
i London. May 8. —Special dispatches
from Tokio to the London morning
newspapers represents that the Japa
nese feeling Is becoming highly in
-1 flamed at France’s alleged failure to
prevent ostentatious disregard for the
prlciples of neutrality by the Russian
Pacific squadron.
Governor Davis Coming Home.
Washington, May B.—Secretary Taft
has cabled Governor Davis at Panama
to return at once to the United States,
placing Colonel Gorgas in charge of
the administration of the canal zone
until the arrival there of Governor Ma
Governor Davis is suffering from ma
laria and his physicians advised him to
leave the isthmus to recuperate. He
has resisted their appeals, however,
fearing that his sudden departure at a
time when the health conditions on
the isthmus are adverse would be mis
There were no labor riot* on Easter
Sunday in Russia, as had been antici
It is reported that Senor Zenit, Mex
ican minister to Austria, will be pro
moted to Mexican ambassador at
Expert calculations show that the
peasant debts remitted in Russia by
the recent imperial decree amount to
about $45,000,000.
On April 27th Dr. D. K. Pearsons of
Chicago, announced gifts to live south
ern colleges. The amounts range from
SIO,OOO to $50,000.
The London Sportsman states that
the stallion St. Mac Lou, by St. Simon,
out of Miml, has been sold to Sulzber
ger of Germany for $50,000.
The question of constructing a canal
to connect the Black sea with the Bal
tic has again been taken up by the
Russian minister of finance.
Commissioner James R. Garfield of
the federal bureau of corporations is
in Pasadena, California, visiting bis
mother, Mrs. Lucretia Garfield.
Commencing May Ist, blast furnace
workers in the Pittsburg district re
ceive a ten per cent, advance in wages.
A total of 15,000 men are affected.
Fire insurance companies doing bus
iness in Mexico, principally German
and British, have agreed to advance
rates from thirty to forty per cent.
Cosl/na Wagner, widow of the great
composer, has discontinued her suit,
against Heinrich Conreid, growing out
of the American production of "Parsi
Articles of incorporation of the
United Shoe Machinery Corporation,
with a capital stock of $5f».000,000 f
have been filed at Paterson, New Jer
The record price for wool in the his
tory of Montana'was reached May Ist,
when a Philadelphia firm bought 350,-
000 pounds in Lewiston for 25 cents
per pound.
A gift of practically $50,000 to the
Old People’s Home of Chicago from
Nathaniel S. Bouton is involved in two
real estate conveyances that have been
filed for record.
The painting of “The Man of the
Mantle,” by Carl Melchers, the* Ameri
can artist, has been purchased by the
Italian government for the modern art
gallery at Rome.
The 390,000 acres of Kiowa, Co
manche and Apache Indian lands in
Oklahoma, now leased for grazing pur
poses to cattlemen, are tp be leased
July Ist for agricultural purposes.
A police census of the District of
Cpljynbia just completed, shows a pop
ulation of 322,445, being an Increase of
43,727 over thy fedgytjJ census of 1900.
Of this population 227,C07 is white.
Tile Illinois House of Representa
tives has passed a bftl establishing a
state sanitarium for the treatment oj
persons afflicted with tuberculosis, and
appropriated $50,006 for the purpose.
An anonymous donor has given $50,-
LOO to Columbia University for erect
Ing and equipping a college hall Tor
undergraduates, to l>e named in honor
of Alexander Hamilton of the class of
The transport Sherman sailed from
Ran Francisco May 2d for Manila via
Honolulu, with the Ninth Infantry, 7CI
men, the second squadron of Seventh
cavalry, 250 men. 142 recruits and
three hospital corps.
Four hundred ConfederXle veterans,
members of the local camp, are to be
guests of the U. S. Grant post, G. A. R.,
on Memorial day In New York City,
and from 9 a. m. till late at night the
veterans of the two armies will mingle.
The French cable connecting Cadiz,
Spain, with Tangier, provided for by
the Franco-Spanlsh convention, has
been completed. The cable belongs to
the French government and will
strengthen French interests in Mo
Stephen Connell, who has been at
tached to the United Sjtates secret ser
vice department in St. I .on is for the
past year, has been appointed head of
the secret gyvice department at the
Lewis and ClarYc Exposition at Port
land, Oregon.
A blanket fraud has been issued by
the postofflee department against the
Home Co-operative Company, which
had an office in St. until a few
months ngo. The fraud order was is
sued on the ground that the company
is operating a lottery.
Arrangements are nearing comple
tion at the Lick observatory for the
three expeditions that institution is
shortly to send out to various parts of
the world to observe the eclipse of
August 30th, next. One of the Lick
parties is to go to Labrador, another
to Egypt, and the third to Barcelona,
A long-standing controversy between
Indian and white claimants over a
tract of land in Argentine, Kansas, has
been decided in the United States Su
preme Court in favor of the Indians.
The principal representative was one
George Washington, a son of Susan
White Fellow, to whom the Wind was
patented in 1859.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has
denied a rehearing in the rase of State
Insurance Commissioner Host against
the Equitable Life Assurance Society.
Host sought some time ago to compel
the Equitable to distribute several mil
lions of its surplus funds among its
policy holders in Wisconsin and the
court decided adversely.
The navy department is arranging
to carry out a plan for establishing
wireless telegraph communication
from the Philippines to San Francisco.
Arrangements are being made to in
crease the power of the stations so
as to maintain unbroken ranges of
communication from Cavite to Guam,
then to Midway, thence to Hawaii, and
between those islands and to San Fran
A parliamentary return just issued
shows the number of British emigrants ,
who went to America in 1904 was
nearly double the combined total of
those emigrating to all British col
onies. Thus, out of a total of 453,877
leaving the United Kingdom. 291,845
went to America, being 40,000 more
tiian in 1903, Canada attracted the next
largest number, 91,684; 32.278 went to
South Africa and 1,410 emigrated to
Australia. The rest went to various
parts of the world.
Dividends amounting to over $17,-
300,000 will, according to the statis
tics compiled by the Journal of Com
merce, be paid to stockholders of in
dustrial corporations in May, against
$16,700,000 in May a year ago. This
gain is attributed to a number of ad
ditions to the list, and also to increases.
Ambassador Meyer has moved into
his new residence at St. Petersburg,
the palace of the Countess Kleimlchell,
formerly occupied by the Spanish em
bassy. The American ambassador is
becoming increasingly popular and is,
making a splendid in/presslon In im
perial circles.
Wants Immunity From Punishment—
Served in Boer War—Has
Since Lived in Chicago.
Omaha, May C. —Pat Crowe, the al
leged kidnapper of Eddie Cudahy, son
of tlie millionaire packer of Omaha,
and for whose arrest rewards aggre
gating $50,000 have at different times
been offered, walked into the office of
the World-Herald at 1 o’clock this
morning, accompanied by Thomas
O’Brien, proprietor of a hotel here.
Crowe stated that he had served in
the Boer war, fighting with the Boers.
He returned to this country after the
war and lived continually, according to
his statement, quietly in a South Side
flat in Chicago. He says he has been
in Chicago nearly three years and that
■he has visited Oipuhq on three differ
ent occasions during that time.
He stated that he had been negotiat
ing for several days for immunity from
punishment in case he should surren
der himself to the authorities, although
he declined to say with whom the ne
gotiations are being held.
He said that In ease he was permit
ted to remain in Omaha and have in
dictments against him quashed, he
would probably get into business at
Crowe has been at the home of his
brother, J. J. Crowe, who resides in
Council Bluffs, and runs a saloon.
He was asked ,if he had a hand in
the famous Cudahy kidnapping, but de
clined to either deny or admit iiis guilt.
The interview lasted for nearly an
hour, during which Crowe was appar
ently ill at ease.
The crime with which Crowe is
charged is that of kidnapping Edward
Cudahy, Jr., whose father is the pro
prietor of a large packing establish
ment in this city. The kidnapping oc
curred December 18, 1000. The kid
napper demanded a ransom of $25,000
for the boy, but he was set free near
his father’s home by his captors, who
got no money.
Following the kidnapping
Cudahy, Sr., offered a rcAvard of s!?>,-
000 for the capture of Crowe, and this
offer was followed by another of a sim
ilar nature by the city council and
county commissioners. Other rewards
were also offered, bringing the aggre
gate amount up to $50,000.
After the interview to-night Crowe
left for the home of his brother in
Council Bluffs. What action. If any,
will be taken by the authorities is not
Militia Reorganization.
Denver, May C.—Colorado's militia
is to be reorganized under the provi
sions of the Dick act and Adjutant
General Wells. Brigadier General Bell
and Inspector General Rholz
the work, assisted by GeHWal Coo‘per
of the U. S. A., military adviser to the
The purport of the Dick law is to
organise the militia of the various
states exactly as the army is organ
The question of armories at various
cities was discussed. The state should
own its own armories, but it has never
had the money and is compelled to
spend considerable sums in rent an
nually. Propositions have coine from
three towns In the state to build ar
niorleg for the state, which shall It
time become Its property. To do that
would involve a larger expenditure for
rent than has been customary, and
whether It can be done is n problem
for the military board to solve. Prop
ositions have come from Captain C. C.
Spicer at Colorado Springs. Majoi
Crary at Boulder and Captain Towne
at Greeley. Others even more favora
hie may be presented at tlie next meet
Britt Defeats Englishman.
San Francisco. May C.—James E
Britt of California became champion
lightweight of the world last night
when he knocked out Jabez White ol
England at the close of a magnificent
twenty-round battle. With just twenty
seconds to go Britt hooked the English
man with a left on the jaw and the for
eigner went to the mat, where he lay
flat on his hack for eight seconds, He
staggered to his feet bul wag power
less to defend hlmseßand Britt swung
right and left on his Jaw. The referee,
to save the fllUcky Englishman from
needless puhlshnient, stopped the con
test. although White was still on his
feet, leaning up against the ropes in
a helpless condition. White was car
ried to his corner and in a few min
utes revived sufficiently to make a lit
tle speech in which he said:
“I fought the best I knew how. I
received fair play, but Britt is fr'd
dently the better man.” .
Utah Railroad Automobiles.
Denver. May 6.—C. O. Baxter, Ren
tal manager of the Uintah railroad in
Utah. Is making extensive purchases
of new equipment for his road in Den
ver. Among the equipment already
purchased are three Pullman sleeping
cars and three track automobiles.
Mr. Baxter will use automobiles in
two ways. He will run one automobile
service as an extension of the rail
road from Dragon to Vernal and will
use another on the railroad trnek. hav
ing secured large autos with flange
, iron wheels made especially to fit the
rails, this service extending from Mack
to Dragon.
The automobile trains will alternate
with the trains of railroad cars. The
autos are provided with n broad can
opy top and side seats. Each vehicle
will carry fifteen or sixteen passen
gers. Running on a level railroad
track, a high rate of speed can be
maintained. The use of automobiles
on railroad tracks is the next thing to
the gasoline motor car which the
Union Pacific railroad had in Denver
recently. »
St. Petersburg Expects Trouble.
St. Petersburg. May 6.—Undeterred
by the complete order which prevailed
in St. Petersburg May day, according
to the western European calendar, and
the energy and potency of the govern
ment’s measures to prevent disorders,
the Social Democracy committee is go
ing ahead with plans for great demon
strations May Ist according to the
Russian calendar, which falls on May
14th according to the western calendar.
Much depends on the tfmper of the ■
workingmen, which varies from day to
day. At present the workingmen ap
pear to be disinclined to a program of
rioting and pillage, but it is quite prob
able that a strike on a large scale will
he declared May 14th. Railroad strikes
especially are anticipated.
The head officials of the Santa Fe
Railroad Company, presented H. U.
Mudge, the retiring general manager,
with a solid silver coffee set, valued
at SI,OOO. Mr. Mudge becomes second
vice president of the Rock Island.
Majority of the Jury Said to Be in
Favor of Acquittal—Case May Not
Be Tried Again.
New York. May 4. —Having failed
to reach a verdict and declaring that
they were hopelessly disagreed, the
jury in the Nan Patterson case was
formally discharged at 2:20 o’clock
this morning.
Although the result of the balloting
of the jury was not revealed, It is said
that the majority favored acquittal.
The woman may not be tried again.
In his charge to the jury Recorder
Goff said:
‘‘This case has nothing extraordP
nary in It. So far as the testimony
two persons most spoken of dur
rig the entire proceedings, the de
ceased, a man by the name of Young,
a race track man, had this defendant
to live with him as his pistress. The
man's death, because of the personal
ity of this man Young, had nothing in
it to excite your passions or your pre
judices. He was a mere gambler, a
race track follower. Therefore, J?ou
should be able to consider the facts
calmly without prejudice and passion.
"If the accused falls to take advan
tage of her privilege to make a de
fense. under the advice of her coun
sel. her failure to do so must in no
way be held against her.
‘‘Of coArse, gentlemen, you must not
think that, because of the humble po
sition of this woman, you should not
give her the same consideration as if
she occupied a more exalted position
in society. Whatever her position, she
is entitled to the same legal rights
as the most prominent and most con
"If there be a reasonable doubt in
this case on the evidence, this doubt
must be thrown Into the balance for
the defendant. A danger lies In the
remarks of counsel which might take
your mind off the direct issue. You
must avoid this dang?»v”
Heavyweight Champion Means to En
gage in the Mining Business.
Cincinnati. May 4. —James J. Jef
fries, champion heavyweight pugilist,
will retire from the prize ring and
from the stage and go into business
with his brother Jack in California,
according to a statement made by him
to-day. He will leave the stage May
15th, arrangements having been made
to cancel all engagements after that
date. Jeffries takes this fletioi; at the
request of
this". says that pugilism does
hot pay.
Immediatelv nfler hte piTSeht week’s
engagement in Cincinnati, in the role
of "Davy Crockett.” Jeffries will go to
Chicago and fill an engagement of one
week there. This will he his last pub
lic appearance*. One Week from next
Monday in Chicago, is the time set
by him for his permanent retirement
as a fighter and an actor.
"I may possibly take a summer trip
to Europe with my wife, after which I
am going into the mining business
with my brother Jack, and 1 shall here
after devote my time to it. The prin
cipal reason for my retiring from the
ring and from the stage is that my wife
objects. That has been the controlling
influence in my reaching this determ
ination. I hnve decided to quit fight
Ing for all time. The Inst fight I had
in San Francisco was fairly well pa
tronized. and although I won the big
end of the purse, there was hut little
In it for me. I have determined, along
with my wife, that it is not worth
while to go Into the ring any more.
The public Is fickle. I am well pro
vided with this world's goods, and I
am done with it all. Billy Delaney is
also well fixed and he will retire from
the business with me. When my en
gagement ends in Chicago, one week
from next Monday. I shall make my
bow as a public character and shall
never again go either on the stage or
Into the prize ring.”
Modern Woodman Convention.
Colorado Springs. Colo.. May 4.—At
the third biennial session of the Colo
rado camp. Modern Woodmen of
America, held In tain city yesterday.
J. L. Mayfield of Granada was elected
state consul and S. R. Volls of Grand
Junction state clerk. A. P. Martin of
this city withdrew from the race for
consul, making Mayfield's election
fallowing are the delegates elected
to the national convention to be held
in Milwaukee June If. to 23 inclusive:
O. E, Wescott. Colorado Springs:
F. B. Easterly, Denver: Gfiy Adams.
Boulder; W. Si. Irwin. Cripple Creek,
and E. J. McMahan. TYlnidad.
The alternates are:
W. J. Maddox, Canon City: James
Bninton, FV>rt Collins; C. E. Olmstead.
Holyoke; A. P. Martin, Colorado
Springs, ar.d J. R. Harris, Denver.
The next state camp session will be
held, in Greeley in 1907.
Better Prices for Potatoes.
Denver, May 4. —A Republican spe
cial from Greeley last night says: Po
tatoes commanded the highest price
since January to-day. They were
quoted at 25 cents for pearls and 30
cents for rurals. The advance was due
to a greater demand in Kansas, Okla
homa, California and Washington.
Thirty carloads are leaving the Gree
ley district daily.
It i*s estimated that 2.000 carloads of
first-class potatoes are still In the Gree
ley district, and that there will be no
trouble in placing these on the market
within a few weeks. The inferior po
tatoes have been used In feeding stock
an/1 for making starch at the factory
here, which Is using COO sacks a day.
Land Offices Maintained.
Washington. May 4.—On the show
ing made by the registers and receiv
ers of the land offices at Lamar and
Del Norte, Commissioner Richards has
decided not to consolidate either of
fice with Pueblo at present. It is
certain, however, that unless there is
a marked increase in business in the
Lamar and Del Norte land districts
they will be joined to the Pueblo dis
trict. The showing made by the offi
cials barely justifies their continu
Wireless Telegraph to Panama.
Washington, May 4.—The compre
hensive system bf wireless telegraph
service being established by the bu
reau of equipment of the navy depart
ment contemplates connecting New
Orleans and Panama. This will neces
sitate the installation at New Orleans
of a powerful station, as the distance
between that city and Panama is about
1,300 miles. There Is a clear seaway
across the Gulf of Mexico and the
Caribbean sea, without land obstruc
tion between (he two objective points.
Hair a XVninnn Was Freed from Trotiltlet
That II utl Muilv I.ifo Wretilieil for
Many Years.
The immediate causes of headaches
vary, but most of them come from jx>oi
or poisoned blood. In auumiia the blood
is scanty or thiu ; the nerves are imper
fectly nourished and pain is tho way in
which they express their weakness. In
colds the blood absorbs poison from the
mneous surfuecs, and the poison irritutes
tho nerves and produces pain. In rheu
matism, malaria and tho grip, the poison
in the blood produces like discomfort. Iu
indigestion the gases from tho impure
matter kept iu tho system uffect the
blood in the same way.
Tho ordinary headache-cures at best
f;ive only temporary relief. They deuden
be pain but do not drive the poison out
of the blood. Dr. Williams’ Pink Pills
on the contrary thoroughly renew the
and tho pain disappears perma
nently. Women in particular have found
these pills an uufniling relief iu heud
aches caused by amemia.
Miss Stella Blockor recently said: "Dr.
Williams’ Pink Pills did mo a great deal
of good. I had headache nearly ull the
time. After I had taken three boxes of
these pills I becam entirely well.”
"How long had you suffered?” she
was asked.
" For several years. I can’t tell the
exact date when my illness began for it
came ou by slow degrees. I bad been
going down hill for many years.”
" Did you have any other ailments?”
" I was very weak and sometimes I had
fever. My liver and kidneys were uf
fected as well as my bend.” , t
” How did you come to tako the rem
edy that cured yoil?”
" I saw in <t southern newspaper a
Statement of some person whe* was cured
of a liko trouble by Dr. Williams’ Pink
Pills. My physicinu hadn’t done me any
good, so I bought a box of these pills.
After I had taken one box I felt so much
better thnt I kept ou until I became en
tirely well.”
Miss Blocker’s homo is at Leander,
Louisiana. Dr. Williams’Pink Pills are
sold by all druggists. Besides hendache
they cure neuralgia, sciatica, nervous
prostration, partiul paralysis aud rheu-
The St. Louis woman whose hus
band wants a divorce because she re
fuses to talk to him ought to have no
trouble in finding another husband.
Insist on Getting it.
Some grocers say they don’t keep
Defiance Starch. This is because they
have a stock on hand of other brand*
containing only 12 oz In a purkase.
which they won't be able to sell first,
because Defiance contains 16 oz. for
the same money.
Do you want 16 oz. Instead of 12 oz.
for same money? Then buy Deffance
Starch. Requires no cooking.
French Alligator Farm.
It Is reported that several French
dealers have recently visited America
to purchase stock for an alligator
farm which they purpose starting in
the south of France. Alligator skin
has become so highly prized througb
out France that the animal dealers be
lieve It will pay well tp raise the alli
gators on this, the first farm of its
kind in the world.
Japanese Officers in Camp.
During the winter just passed, Jap
an’s generals along the Shakhe spent
their time variously. "Genera! Nodzu,”
according to Japanese newspapers.-
"studied typewriting. General Kuroki
kept barn-yard fowls. During the HeP
kautai engagement General Kodanm
slept at all for a whole week
but did not seem one whit the worse
for his experience.” General Oyama
was reported as b<*ing "the same ro
bust, merry-hearted gentleman as
• ver "
New York’s Water Supply.
That the population Now York
City will have reached. €.700.000 twenty
years hence, and that the city will be
driven to draw a water supply from
Lake Erie, or the Adirondack region,
is the opinion of the joint committee
on city affajrg forests of the New
York Board of Trade- and Transporta
tion. which has been investigating and
made Its report to the full board.
The committee found that in 1925
the water power of the Catskili region
will be entirely exhausted if the pop
ulation of this city continues to in
crease ut the present rate.
Very Plain in Some People.
A great many people go on suffer
ing from annoying ailments for a long
time before they can get their own
consent to give up the indulgence
from which their trouble arises.
A gentleman in Brooklyn describes
his experience as follows:
"I became satisfied some months
ago that 1 owed the palpitation of the
heart, from which 1 suffered almost
daily, to the use of coffee (I had been
a coffee drinker for 39 years), but 1
found it very hard to give up the bev-,.
"I realized that I must give up the
harmful indulgence in coffee but 1
felt the necessity for a hot table
drjnk. and as tea is not to my liking. I
was at a loss for awhile what to do.
"One day I ran across a very sen
sible and straightforward presenta
tion of the claims of Postum Food
Coffee, and was so impressed thereby
that I concluded to give it a trial. My
experience with it was unsatisfactory
till I learned how it ought to be pre
pared—by thorough boiling for not
jess than 15 or 20 minutes. After I
learned that lesson there was no
trouble. Postum Food Coffee proved
\o be a most palatable and satisfac-i
tory hot beverage, and I have used # it
•ver since.
“The effect on my health has been
most salutary. It has completely
cured the heart palpitation fi*> m which
I used to suffer so much, "particularly
after breakfast, and 1 nAver have a re
turn of it except whcti I dine or lunch
away from home and am compelled
to drink the old kind of coffee because
Postum Is not served. 1 find that Pos
tum Food Coffee cheers and Invigor
ates while it produces no harmful
atlmulation." Name given by Postum
Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
There’s a reasou.
Ten days’ trial proves an eye open
er to many.
Read the little book, "The Road to.,*
Wellvillo” In every pkg.

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