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Guarding the Bank of England.
The Bank of England's nightly guard is drawu from the guards stationed in the Tower of Loiidou. The custom of providing a httie gurrisou of guards for the Bank of England every night dates back to 1780, the time of the Gordon riqts. The troops are made very comfortable in the bank, and the officer in command is provided with a dinner for himself and two friends. Of course an allowance of wine, sat isfactory from both points of view, is made. The vaults of the Bank of Eng land would make hue robbing. They frequently contain fifty millions ster ling. Several keys are necessary to open the lock to the whitewashed vaults, and each key is in the posses sion of a different person. The gold lies piled ou trucks to facilitate re moval or is heaped against the walls in sacks. Legs That Hear. One of the strangest and most un expected of file uses to which we could Imagine a leg as being put is that of an organ of hearing. Yet such seems to be one at least of the functions of the fore legs in the cricket. On the outer side of the tibia a small oval space may be seen, in which the strong armature which covers the rest of the body Is reduced to a thin and mem branous condition, making thus a sort of window or drumhead. Communi cating with this, inside the leg. are the ends of a nerve, and it can hardly be doubted, therefore, that he whole apparatus constitutes an auditory or gan. A Curious Boat. According to a Chinese legend, there lived in Canton 200 years before Christ an artist named Lim Kao Poung. who won an immortal reputation owing to the fact that lie was able to fashion out of a bean pod a boat, complete with rudder, sails, mast and all other necessary appurtenances. Moreover, on the exterior of the boat were en graved various maxims by Confucius. For this masterpiece, it is said, the Emperor Tsi Fou paid him 1.000 taels. A Manager. “And what right have you to call yourself a manager’** asked the emi nent and irate actress after a stormy rehearsal. “I suppose." was the deferential re ply. “it is because I have managed so long to escape with my life."—Wash ington Star. Business. “How shall I prove the sincerity of tny devotion?" asked the young man who had been so long coming to the point thai doubt had begun to ac cumulate against him. "Call the parson in as a witness." suggested ihe young lady, who meant business. ALCOHOL is almost the worst thing for consumptives. Many ofthe “just-as-good” preparations contain as much as 20% of alcohol; Scott's Emulsion not a drop. Insist on having Scott’s Emulsion FOR SALE BY ALT. DRUGGISTS A Reliable Remedy FOR CATARRH Jmm Eli's Cream Balm y"' $&/ is quickly absorbed. \jsv£* K Gives Relief at Once. It cleanses, soothes, heals and protects the diseased mem brane resulting from Catarrh and drives away a Cold in the Head quickly. 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At Bridgeport, Conn., as many as twenty persons were killed and about seventy injured in the wreck of the Federal express, a fast passenger train over the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad, bound from Wash ington for Boston, The train was hurled over a thirty foot yaduct at I'arifield avenue and State street by an open switch. Fire started in the wreck but Bridegport firemen quickly put it out and assist ed in rescuing the injured. The express left Harlem river an hour late. It was going at high speed when the open switch was struck a mile and a half west of the Bridgeport station. The switch was near the tow er at the junction of Fairfield avenue and State street. There was a tre mendous crash, an instant of intense silence, and then the injured passen gers began shouting for help. Five cars went off the viaduct, only three of the train being left on the track. The engine, twisted into junk, was IOC feet south of Fairfield avenue. Behind were the mail and baggage cars, while Pullmans and coaches were in a mass at the lear. The day coach was crushed. In this the deaths were many. The Pullmans were crumpled up, but appearances were that the passengers were pro tected in a measure by the strength of the efivs. With the firemen and doctors work ing as fast as possible the dead and injured were laid on the lawn of Mrs B. A. Horan in Fairfield avemie. As fast as ambulances came the injured were sent to hospitals. In the wreckage of the engine was found a body believed to be that of the engineer, who died at his post. A baby about a year old was found in one car. It was alive, but had be come separated from its mother, Mrs. W. V. Clephane, both of whom suffer ed with minor injuries, chiefly wounds in the head. In another coach Mrs. Whaton of Philadelphia was taken out alive, but her child was dead beneath her. Mrs. L. W. Page of 2223 Massachusetts avenue, Washington, who was with her maid and child escaped, with miner injuries. The i assengers included the mem bers of the £t. Louis Natio: al league baseball team, w T ho were on their way to Boston. The ball players were in the last Pullman and escaped injury. They went on to Boston in a special train, which was made up at 6:30 o’clock. The mistake of a switching crew in the New York yards saved the lives of most of the players. When the team boardea the train out of Philadelpa a they were in the fourth car from the engine, but when the cars were taken off the ferry after circling Manhattan island the switchmen ac cidently put their coach at the end of the train. All of the team’s baggage, including uniforms, was lost in wrecked bag gage car. PETTIT FOUND IN LAKE Head of the Peavey Grain Company Drowns Near Chicago. Near Chicago, 111., James Pettit, 49 East Cedar street, president of the Peavey Grain company, one of the largest grain companies on the Chica go board of trade, was found dead in two feet of water in the lake a few feet from shore at Highland Park, a suburb. Mr. Pettit, it is declared, was in the habit of taking an early morning dip in the lake before making his daily trip to Chicago. The Peavey company has retired from the commission' business as a result of its president’s death. * The grain company is separate from the elevator company. The Peavey Elevator company, whose trademark is PV, wiil continue, and is not affect ed by the retirement of the oommis sion firm. BEAUMONT WINS RACE Frenchman Takes First Honors in In ternational Aviation Contest. Andre Beaumont, the French army lieutenant, won the SI,OOO mile interna tional circuit aviation race which end ed in the field at Vincennes. As he had won ihe Paris to Rome contest, Conneau brings added glory to the French navy, of which he is an officer. Carros was second and Vidart finished third. Of the fifty aeroplanists who took wing at Vincennes June 18 nine reach ed the final goal The course took the airmen thiough four countries, from Paris across Belgium and Holland, ov er the English channel to London, and back. Prizes aggregating about SIOO,- 000 will be distributed. Justice Frank A. Hocker Dead. Justice Frank A. Hcokor cf the Mich igan supreme coirt, died suddenly from heart trouble in a railway station at Auburn, N. Ywhen about to take a train for his home in Lansing, Mich. MRS. ELLA FLAGG YOUNG. President of the Nation al Education Association., TEACHER HOST IN FRISCO Mrs. Young of Chicago Outlines Work Before Big Meeting. The forty-ninth eonvenlion of the National Educational association opened in the Greek theater of the University of California at Berkeley. The educators were welcomed to Cali fornia by Governor Hiram W. John son, Mayor P. H. McCarthy of San Francisco, C. C. Moore, president of the Panama-Pacific exposition, and President Benjamin Ide Wheeler of the University of California. Re sponse was made on behalf of the delegates by Robert J. Aley, president of the University of Maine. After an address by President Ella Flagg Young of the association, out lining the work of the convention, the state treasurer’s report and the report of the board of trustees showed that the association is faring well finan cially. DIE DIVIDING POWDER One Man Is Blown to Atoms by an Explosion. Trying to divide a keg of powder in fail and square manner Vendring Goo iish was' blown to atoms and John Se menich is dying of terrible burns in a local hospital. The men were friends and worked together as miners near Greensburg, Pa. They were dividing a keg of pow der. They knew only one way to make a fair measurement. Placing the keg on a table, the men stood before it. Goolish took out a handful and placed it on the table beside him. Se menich did the same. The tedious process was continued until only one handful remained. At a loss how to divide it, it was finally decided to set it off. Unthinkingly Goolosh touched a match to it. There was a puff and the two larger piles of powder also exploded. Goolisit was blown through the roof and killed, and Semenich was fatally burned. FIGHT ON COAL CARRIERS United States Starts Suit Against Le high Valley Railroad. At Philadelphia Friday the govern ment renewed the fight to dissociate the great coal carrying railroads from their virtual control of mines and thus vitalize the commodities clause of the interstate commerce law. A test case against the Lehigh Valley railroad was filed in the federal court. That the Lehigh Valley Coal com pany, Ccxe Bros., Inc., the New York and Middlefield Railroad and Coal company, and the Locust Mountain Coal and lion company are not bona fide coal companies, but merely ad juncts to the Lehigh Valley railroad and are “devices for evading the com modity clause” is the government’s principal ccmplaint. 237 HORSES CREMATED Fires in Chicago Also Cause Property Loss of $600,000. At Chicago two hundred and thirty-seven horses were cremated, a hundred more were imperiled and a property loss aggregating approxi mately $600,000 was caused by two fires which destroyed the transfer stables of the Arthur Dixon Transfer company, South State street, near Fourteenth, and the storage ware house belonging to W. C. Reeble & Brothers, 2513-2533 Sheffield avenue. Three firemen were injured in the Dixon stables fire. General Bingham Resigns. General Theodore A. Bingham of New York City, once ponce commis sioner, resigned from the office of chief engineer of the bureau of high ways, of which he became incumbent on May 1 by appointment of Borough President McAneny. General Bing ham gave as his reasons for resigning the fact that the methods he had in stituted in his cff.ce for accomplish ing things did not coincide with the administration of the borough presi dent. GENERAL NEWS Clarenre S. Darrow of Chicaga, for many years one of the best known lawyers and radical thinkers of Chi cago, who is now in charge of the de fense in the Los Angeles Times dyna miting case, has given up his Chicago apartment, dissolved his law partner ship and has resolved on the comple tion of bis present case to retire from the practice of law and abandon Chi cago as a place of residence. The firm of Darrcw, Masters & Wilson wat dissolved a month ago it is learned The dissolution was due to Darrow’s ill health, advancing years and a de sire to devote the rest of his life tc study and literary work rather than to the drudgery of the law. President Taft spoke on arbitration and currency reform to the Hoosiers at Marion. He was the guest of the town of Marion in particular, but al: Indiana joined in the welcome. En thusiastic crowds greeted him at ever\ station along the route of his journev and he was interrupted in his work on his speeches every little while bv calls for a speech. He made short ad dresses at half a dozen places fron the platform of hi scar and chatter with the people who gathered to gree him at every stop. The heat was in tense, the thermometer in the presi dent’s car registering over 100 de gress. Mr. Taft, however, stood it re markably well. At London, Eng., a fashionable audi ence, assembled in church for a wed ding, was disappointed when the bride elect, I.ady Constance Foljambe, i half-sister of the earl of Liverpool comptroller of the king’s household failed to appear for her marriage t'c the Rev. A. H. K. Hawkins It is believed that the discrepency ii ages of the bride and bridegroom twenty-six and forty-six, was response ble for Lady Constance’s change o: mind. Lacy Constance attained noto riety two years ago by climbing th spire cf Whitwell church. There w s hot fighting in the harboi district of Amsterdam between rioters on the one band and police and troom on the other in the early hours of the day. The strikers stoned the polic* and the troops replied with rifles The striking shipping men then pro duced revolvers, and in the fusilladt that followed a number of persons re ceived bullet wounds. During the rio* the street lamps were extinguished The troops ultimately routed the strik ers and laiei patrolled the streets ii strong detachments. It is likely that within a few days Senator Penrose, chairman of tin finance committee, will ask the senati to fix a date by unanimous consent foi a vote on the Canadian bill. The in gurgent senators declare they have in intention to obstruct and, with a fev speeches yet to come, they will lx ready for a vete cn the Canadian biU There was a general feeling arounf the senate that that body was neare to an adjournment vote than has beet generally believed. Three Presbyterian clergymen have departed on the Carona to visi all the Presbyterian missions of tin world. They are the Rev. Charles E Brandt of Chicago, secretary of th< foreign board in the central district; the Rev. Dr. William R. King of Mon mouth, 111., chairman of the foreigi missions committee of the synod, anc the Rev. Dr. W. H. Reherd of Water 100, la., chairman of the synodiea. committee of lowa. At Princeton, Ind., on learning that his father-in-law, John Miley, hat filed an affidavit against him for chilf desertion, Webb Slifer, thirty-tw< years old, is alleged to have fired hii home and left it. Neighbors seeing the names burst in the door and fount coal oil had been poured on the floo: of a closet where the fire was burnin? fiercely. The first tariff vote of the Unitec States senate was taken with the re suit a victory for the president. The vote was upon the amendment of Sen a tor Cummins of lowa to the Canadiai reciprocity bill, adding meats to the free list provided in the me ,sure. The amendment was defeated, 14 to 32. A telegraph message Just received in Noblesville, Ind., from Buf falo, N Y., announced the murder o! Reuben Benjamin Pooler by two la borers. He w r as known in Indiana as Benjamin Pooler and for many ytu”‘ was assistant superintendent of the Central Indiana railroad. At Greenfield, Ind., the township assessors of the county were docked $25 each by the county asses sors, and they threaten to sue the county if the money is not paid. The amount claimed is for Sunday work, which the commissioners say they have no right to pay. At Rockyford, Colo., Robert Har ris, a negro, shot and instantly killed Chief of Police A. B. Craig and mor tally wounded Jacob Kipper, night marshal,, when the officer o went tc to Harris’ home to place him under arrest for causing a disturbance. Because cf bis conviction at Co lumbus, Ohio, for aiding and abetting bribery, Rodney J. Diegel is deprived cf his office of sergeant-at-arms of the senate and also of the right to hold any office in this state. House Democrats started investiga tion of charge that President Taft Cf i nived with the Morgan-Guggenheim in terests in railroad deal in Alaska. Janies Pettit, prominent board of trade man, was drowned in Lake Mich igan, near the Moraine hotel at Hig land Park, 111. 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