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FROM WORLD OVER SlOn ITEMS CUPPED FROM DAILY PAPER DISPATCHES DURING PAST WEEK. Be view of Happenings In Both Eastern and Western Hemispheres During Past Week—National, Historical, Political and Personal Events Told in Short ; Paragraphs far Everybody. Rockefeller is richer than ever since the dissolution decree. His oil stock has increased enormously in value. All passengers from Havana for the United States are now subject to seven days' detention on arrival on this side. Dr. Charles W. Eliot, president-emeri tus of Harvard university, who has been making an extensive visit to Japan, has returned. London.—Dr. Oliver Colley Maurice of Marlborough, Wiltshire, haB died from pneumonia, contracted while following bis profession. President Taft says that he will not make any extensive campaign trip this fall. He declined an invitation to at tend the Minnesota State fair in Sep tember. John J. Manning, president of the National Mulleablo Castings company of Toledo, Ohio, was killed Saturday night, when hiB automobile crashed into an electric car. Industrial troubles are causing great anxiety throughout New Zealand, and the impression is growing that a gen eral strike will break out in the spring (September). The president probably will got along for the next four months without a secretary, as C. D. Hilles was recently made chairman of tho republican na tional committee. A plan to preserve the neighborhood of public parks and gardens and *he best views of the country auund Lon don has been devised by the London county council, with the approval of the home secretary. The Japnnese cruiser Naniwa, which, commanded by Admiral Togo, fired the first shot of the Chinese-Japanese war, sinking the Chinese transport Kowshing, was wrecked at North Island in the Kurie group recently. A complete new system of water mains has been installed on the grounds of the Spoakne Interstate fair, assuring exhibitors of excellent fire protection, and making it possible to check a blaze before it can spread. The Cleveland Grays, the famous Ohio militia organization, were in Frisco, Sunday for a three-day visit. They were met by the California Grays, a band and a committee of citizens, and marched to their headquarters. General Henry M. Duffield, adjutant general of the Twenty-third brigade, army of the Cumberland, in the civil war, and in command of the Second army corps in Cuba during the Spanish American war, died recently at Detroit, Mich. At Louisville, Ky., Charles T. Rogers, for seven years a member of the Louis ville staff of tho Associated Fress, died Saturduy from burns received July 1 in a fire that destroyed his apartments. The death of Mr. Rogers was the third resulting from the fire. Charged in an indictmont voted by the federal grand jury at Los Angeles with setting fires or causing fires to be •tartod on the Cleveland forest reserve, E. S. Babcock, president of the Los Angeles & San Diego Beach railway, nnd one of the wealthiest men in San Diego, is under arrest. At Los Angeles Harry Weber, a mar ble layer, shot nnd killod his wife ro ently, and theu blew out his own brains. Weber was 31 years old and his wife was 26. They were married about a year ago in Portland, Ore., whero the young woman resided. Her name prior to marriage was Rose Wilson. SAY ITALIANS READY TO STOP Would Pay Turkey Indemnity for Tripoli and Islands. Paris.—The Italian government re cently informed the powers in an unoffi cial way that it was ready and anxious to bring the Turco-Italian war to an end, according to information from an authentic source. The Italian government expressed it self as willing to pay a heavy indem nity to the Turkish government for tho transfer of its sovereignty rights in Tripoli to Italy and the Turkish isl ands in the Aegean sea already occu pied by Italy. Spain Told Where to Head In. Lisbon, Portugal.—According to the Portuguese newspaper Paiz. Spain has received a collective note from Eng land and Frane pointing out the princi ple of international law which obliges Spain to respect the republic of Portu gal and to enforce neutrality on the frontier. Will Act on Panama Bill Now. Washington.—The senate voted 40 to 34 to make the Panama canal bill unfin ished business. This substantially rc* fuses Great Britain's request that the bill be held up pending diplomatic nego tiations. An effort to put democratic tariff legislation ahead was lost. 1 SPORTING NEWS ITEMS Zimmerman, the Cubs' sensational thir l baseman, again leads the National league in batting. Forest Smithson world's record in the 110-meter hurdle, is to marry again. A1 I'alzer is affectionately referred to by ardent admirers as an enlarged edition of Terrible Terry McGovern. Joe Jackson, the Naps' star outfielder, has at lust jumped into first place for batting honors in the American league. The baseball team at Kellogg has finully been financed and the new man agement is now scouting for playerB to form a team. American athletes took the two fea ture events—the 400 meter and the 3000-meter team race—at the Olympic meet Saturday. Big Jerry Meek, the Victoria catcher, is pulling away from the field in the race for the 1912 batting honors of the Northwestern league. Victor Morris Smith Jr., holder of the world 's amateur record for aeroplane speed, was instantly killed at Ravens wood, Calif., Saturday. Frank Mantell of Pawtucket, R. I., and Vic Hansen of Coalinga, Cal., mid dleweigbts, have signed articles for a 20-round match at Salt Lake. Surgeons are trying to get George Edward ("Rube") Waddell, once the most famous pitcher in baseballdom and now on the Minneapolis payroll, back into pitching shape. The horse show at the Spokane Inter state fair will be unusually good thiB year. Many entries of fine stock are promised, and a number of novel fea tures are to be introduced. John G. Kling, present manager of the Boston Braves, is worth approxi mately $100,000, because he did not fol low the wishes of his father that he engage in the bakery business in pref erence to baseball. Jack Curley, the promoter of the Johnson-Flynn fight, Bays that he lost $15,000 of his own money besides $10, 000 which was put up by Las Vegas business men in his recent venture. In spite of the fight being a losing propo sition, Jack Johnson was paid $31,000, the amount agreed upon. The moving pictures of the Wolgast Rivcrs fight have been developed. They show practically every blow of the fight, but do not show that Wolgast fouled Rivers in the thirteenth round. In this round the men are shown fighting head to head and Rivers falls slowly to the canvas after receiving a quartet of body blows from Wolgast. Wolgast, appear ing very weak, is shown stumbling over Rivers' outstretched foot. According to the pictures Rivers was on the floor full 10 seconds. who holds the Automobile racing in the Pacific northwest has been placed on a firm basis with the announcement by the Ta coma business men who subscribed tho funds for holding the big motor speed carnival on the prairie south of that city on July 5 and 6, that a permanent racing association would be formed im mediately and a fine brick speedway constructed on the site of the present road course. Profits of the racing moot just closed will be the nucleus of a fund for the building of a brick track, which is to be modeled after the famous Indianapolis motor speedway, on which the world 's record average of 78.72 miles an hour was made on Memorial day. Canadian Shot Breaks Record. London.—Corporal Mortimer, a Cana dian marksman, Saturday scored a world's record at the 1200 rango in the Kings Morton match riflo shoot at Bis ley, making 73 points out of a possible 75 with his 15 Bhots. South Africa Big Winner. Stockholm.—South Africa, which heretofore has played a modest part i* this Olympic drama, came to the cen ter of the stage at the moment of its culmination Sunday, winning the mar athon race, the most important number u^on the Olympic program. This might have been honor enough for a small na tion, but South Africa also won second place by a secure lead. Tho winner of tho classical marathon was K. K. McArthur, a tall Transvaal policeman. His compatriot, C. W. Git sliaw, camo second into the stadium several hundred yards behind, and third to appear was the American, Gastron Strobino of the South Paterson A. C. CLAUDE ALLEN JURY DISAGREE Trial of Hillsvllle (Va.) Man Must Be Held Again. Wytheville, Va. —The jury in the case of Claude Allen, one of the mem bers of the Allen gang, charged with the assassination of court officers at Hillsville, Va., reported Monday that an agreement was impossible. The jury was discharged and another venire was ordered. Pays $150,000 for Fainting. New York.—A New York art publi cation announces that another European art treasure, Mantegna's "Virgin and Child," has been transferred from a continental gallery to an American col lection. The r.ew owner of the picture is Benjamin Altman of this city and the price paid was $150,000. Bailey May Be Bight. Washington.—Senator Bailey Texas, in n farewell address nt a pri vate dinner, predicted that if condi tions in tho United States continue to change as much in the next 30 years as they have in the last 30 the coun trv would face n condition paralleling that of the French revolution. of TERRIBLE WRICK NEAR CHICAGO THIRTEEN PEOPLE KILLED AND OVER TWENTY INJURED IN THE CRASH. Fast Mail Crashes Into Overland Ex press At Full Speed—Oars Are Tele scoped—Gas Lights Start Fire After Engine Plows Through Sleeping Oars —Ghouls Bob Victims, It Is Said. Chicago. — Thirteen persons were killed and 15 to 20 were injured in a wreck on the Chicago, Burlington A Quincy railroad at Western Springs, a suburb of Chicago, at 6:30 a. m., Sun day. Coming through a fog, with supposed ly a clear track ahead, train No. 8, a fast mail, ran full speed into the rear of train No. 2, known as the Overland express, from Denver, which was stand ing still on the track, telescoping two of the Overland's Pullman cars. Mrs. W. A. Wilcox, who was in charge of tho tower from which the block signals were controlled, said she was certain the block was thrown against both trains. One Victim From Montana. The dead: Francis A. Barclay, 20 years, Bil lings, Mont. George Brownson, 55 years, Gales burg, 111 b., engineer train No. 8. A. F. Bunch, Chicago, 30 years old, negro porter Pullman car. Mrs. C. M. Hart, wife of a physician at Canton, Ohio. Mrs. E. G. Pohlmann, San Francisco. Mrs. E. Stearn, 40 years, Lacey Iowa. Boise Woman Among Killed. Lillian Kelly, 22 years, Boise, Idaho. There are throe women, a girl and boy still unidentified. All the dead except Brownson were taken from the rear coach of the Den ver train. The locomotive of No. 8 plowed through this car, halving it and crushing out the lives of passengers, many of whom were in their berths. On into the second coach the loco motive sped. Half way through that car it veered to the left, derailing the sleeper. The locomotive was entirely stripped when it stopped. Gas Lights Start Fires. Fire started immediately from the gas lights in the sleepers. Many vic tims, pinioned down by heavy timbers nnd iron, pleaded for death or delivery from the flames. Members of the fire department of Western Springs and La Grange were on the scene within a few minutes and put out the fire. Ghouls are believed to have robbed the dead before they reached the mor gue in La Grange. More than a dozen of the large diamond sets were missing from jewelry, and although most of the dead appeared to have been per sons in comfortable circumstances, a dime was the largest sum of money found on any of the bodies. An official of the interstate commerce commission was on the scene early, as sembling material for an investigation. "Never Mind Me"—Conductor. Conductor Frank Hughes of Hins dale, HI., was one of the first injured taken out. He was held down by de bris in one end of the second Pullman coach. "I wish I had gone with them," he told his rescuers. "But never mind me, get those other people out." a a G. N. TRAIN WRECKED. One Man Killed and Several Passengers Injured in Smash in Minnesota. Fargo, N. D.—One man was killed and several passengers are said to have been injured when the Oriental Limit ed, tho Great Northern's fast Pacific coast train, was wrecked Sunday at Ashby, Minn., a small station 74 miles east of here. The cars left the track and rolled over an embankment. They took fire and six of them were sumed. con Big Politicians Summoned. Washington.—August Belmont and William F. Sheehan have been invited to testify this week before the senate committee investigating political cam paign contributions in 1904 and 1908. An invitation was sent to Thomas For tune Ryan, but he has left the coun try. Postmaster General Hitchcoek, who directed Mr. Taft's campaign, and Representative Lloyd, chairman of the démocratie congressional committee, also have been asked to testify. Cause of A airship Fall. Atlantic City, N. J. —The explosion of the gas envelope of Melvin Vani man's airship here on July 2, which caused the death of its crew of five men, was due, not to the action of the sun's rays, as at first supposed, bnt to a fault in construction, directly the exhanst of the engine, thus ignit ing it. This is the conclusion reached by Charles Hillman, an expert, who has just concluded an investigation of the disaster. a over Uncle Sam'a Finances. The report of the comptroller of the currency on the condition of national banks .Tune 14, as compared with April 18, shows gains of $71,737,834 in loans and discounts, $13,513,733 in cash and $113,410,075 in individual deposits. W0RTHWE8T NEWS NOTES | Valier, Mont.—Sheep shearing on the E. E. ranch is finished, 8000 sheep being clipped. The new $30,000 rural high school at Fort Lapwai, Idaho, is to be one of the types of rural schools provided with modern equipment. Boys and girls under 18 years of ago are being offered some handsome pre miums for vegetable displays at the Spokane Interstate fair this year. A straight carload of Black Republi can cherries was shipped from Clarks ton, Wash., Saturday night to Chicago. A second car of the late variety of cher ries goes this week. Fourteen carloads of cattle and hogs were brought down from the Camas prairie country to North Lapwai, Idaho, Saturday, where they were picked up by a stock train and taken to Spokane and other points. With the second and third battalions of the Fourteenth infantry and the full regiment, Second infantry, National Guards of Montana, in encampment, the military reservation at Fort William Henry Harrison presents a wartime scene. At Grand Forks, B. C., only one dis senting vote was cast recently on the proposed issuance of $16,000 worth of debentures to meet the expenditure nec essary for the construction of the new reservoir to serve the city with an ade quate water supply. Notwithstanding the Montana ElkB' band of Kalispell, Mont., won the sec ond prize of $500 in cash in both pre liminary and final contests at the Elks' national convention in Portland, they will have trouble getting the money, it is reported. Some labor trouble. All exhibits for the Upper Potlatch fair, to be held at Deary, Idaho, Septem ber 20-21, will be carried by the Wash ington, Idaho & Montana railroad free of cost. This will bring a considerable exhibit of livestock from the Prince ton, Harvard, Potlatch, and Palouse ter ritories. Cheyenne, Wyo.—The convention of the Master Plumbers'association of Col orado, New Mexico, Arizona, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming adjourned Saturday after electing officers. The new officers, all of Colorado, are: N. W. Haas, presi dent; A. P. Gumlick, vice president; John F. Wallace, secretary-treasurer. Strand, athlete, who was drowned at Sacramento, Calif., recently, while bathing in the river, was a resi dent of Spokane for five years, remov ing to California only a short time ago. He came with his relatives from Effing ton, S. D., in 1902 when 11 years of age. Ilis father, T. N. Strand, is a resident of Deer Park, Wash. Ottawa, Ontario.—The province of Saskatchewan has reaffirmed its wish for reciprocity with the United States by a vote of about five to one. Latest fig ures indicate the return in the provin cial elections there of 40 liberals and eight conservatives, with four seats in doubt. The reciprocity sentiment is likely to sweep Alberta province also. J. Herbert Anderson of Spokane, pres ident of the Idaho Smelting and Refin ing company, is one of the organizers of a $6,000,000 corporation that proposes to develop 4000 acres of land in Mon tana. The incorporation papers for the company, to be known as the Belgo American corporation, were filed re cently. Edward Donlan, wealthy land owner of Montana, is president. Roscoe Haines, acting supervisor of the Coeur d'Alene forest, is in Wal lace and is distributing the $26,000 which was granted by congress for the heirs of the victims of the fires which swept this district two years ago. He has found the majority of the heirs and yesterday delivered a check of $1000 to Mrs. James Kerr of Lewiston, whose husband was one of the victims near Wallace. To carry water through a 12,413-foot tunnel under a portion of the Blue mountains from Camas creek to Butter creek and thence by irrigation canals to 23,000 acres comprised in its project west of Echo and Stanfield, Oregon, is the purpose of a corporation whose peti tions for incorporation were granted re cently by the county court. This is to be known as the Teel project, in honor of O. D. Teel, a resident of Echo and one of the pioneer irrigators of eastern Oregon. Business men of Great Falls, Mont., have organized a $300,000 railroad com pany to construct a line to the Elk Creek coal fields, from Ulm. The corpo ration, for which the largest portion of the capital has already been sub scribed, is headed by Albert Kunkel, H. H. Piggott and Leroy Koons, men who are well known in Montana. The Elk CTeek Coal and Railroad company is the name taken, and the company owns several thousand acres of coal lands. The railroad will be 40 miles long. Dick HOME FOR THE RED OROS8. Congress to Immortalize the Work of Women. Washington.—Women's heroism and self-sacrifices during the civil war probably will be immortalized by the erection in Washington of a home for the American Red Cross. The house public buildings and grounds commit tee reported favorably a resolution, al ready passed by the senate, granting $400,000 toward the cost of such a building. The structure will be monu mental in character nnd would bo de voted solely to tho offices nnd work of the Rod Cross. _ CLOUDBURST AT DENVER, COLORADO I to TWO DEATHS DEPORTED AND PROPERTY LOSS WILL DE OYER $2,000,000. Hundreds of Lives Are Saved by Warn ings Being Sent to Settlers—Many on House Tops—No Trains Moving in Colorado Community—Four Persons Drowned at Alton, HI., in Cloudburst. Denver, Col.—A wall of water 25 feet high, carrying death and destruction with it, swept down Cherry creek Sun day night, and in a twinkling had ma rooned hundredAof sons are known tab Mayor Henry J. the pwimn; least $2,000, the damage will reach an even greated sum. persons. Two per have been drowned. states that 0 would reach at it*is probable that J, a Mother Drops Her Baby. An infant boy was drowned when his mother, terror stricken and up to her waist in water, dropped the baby and the little body was swept down the stream. The second known death was that of 8-year-old Christopher Jensen. The boy was standing on tthe bank watching the rushing water, when the bank caved in and he was carried to his death. The storm was general, and at Long mont, south of Denver, and Cripple Creek and Victor, northwest of here, the rain fell heavily, blocking traffic. Word of the Cherry creek flood was conveyed to the city hall by telephone shortly before the crest reached Denver, and not a moment was lost in warning by every available means all those with in reach. The fact that the message was received early was the means of saving perhaps hundreds of lives. Cherry creek flows along the north west, south and southwest of Denver. The creek empties into the South Platte river, near the city hall, which is located at the creek's edge, in the northwestern part of the city, water was several inches deep in the city hall. The River Overflows Banks. The South Platte was at flood stage from the rains, and when the crest of the Cherry creek overflow reached the river the Platte overflowed its banks to the northeast of tjie city. Floods Stores and Hotels. The torrential rain began about 3 o 'clock Sunday afternoon, and afterward the water was above the curbing in the business district, floo'd ing stores and hotels, sections of the city families were driv en from their homes. Not a single train left Denver Sunday night, and none from any direction ar rived. soon In the lower Four Drowned In Illinois. St. Louis.—Four persons were drown ed at Alton, 111., Sunday by a cloud burst which destroyed two miles of streets, wrecked six buildings and the gas plant of the Alton Gas and Electric company, with a total loss of $250,000. The cloudburst followed a spectacular storm which lasted all night. A heavy cloud passed over the city three times, flooding streets and cellars each time. PACIFIC RATE WAR ON TEA ON Japanese Steamship Lines Can Not Reach Agreement. Victoria, B. C.—According to advices brought by the Empress of India, the Japanese steamship lines and the other companies in the transpacific shipping conference can not reach an agreement regarding the freight rates on tea and the rate war will continue. The Jap anese lines have cut the rate on tea from $6.50 to $5.50. Foreign shippers in Japan are supporting the conference lines. The Nippon Yusen Kaisha is en gaged also in a fierce Tate war with the British-India line in the Japan India trade. Two 16,000 ton vessels were purchased by the Japanese pany for this trade and the British company then announced that new steamers would be put into service. corn seven AIR S HI P BROKE UP SERVICES. So Preacher Protests to Police to Stop Interference. Berlin.—The clergymen of Osnabrück have issued a public statement protest ing against the interference with divine services caused by airships. It appears that the Zeppelin passenger airship Vic toria Louise recently sailed over Osna brück while the Sunday morning ices were in progress. The rattle of her machinery could be plainly heard, and many worshipers, drawn by the irresistible attraction of the airship, hurriedly deserted their pews and has tened into the streets. serv A tailor with more Ingenuity than education had occasion recently to or der two large flatirons of the variety known as the "tailor's goose." scratched his head in some pelplexity over the proper plural form to "Two tailor's gooses," he muttered. "That doesn't sound right at nil. Twn tailor's geese—that sounds worse vet." He puzzled over tho question till it began to worry him, but suddenly a bright idea popped into his head. He sat down and wrote: "Messrs. --. Please send mo one tailor s goose. P. 8.—You may send two instead of one." He use. Canada hns 1741 unions. I FROM THE MIMING CAMPS * The Heda mine at Burke is expected to increase its dividend rate from $20, 000 to $30,000, according to statements. More room and a better arrangement having been given the mineral display at the Spokane Interstate fair, it prom ises to be the best in the history of that organization. Provision has been made for the proper classification of every mineral found in the northwest and for displaying them to the best advantage. * Belling his holdings in the Tamarack and Chesapeake mine in the Coeur d'Alenes a few weeks ago to the Day interests for $120,000, D. H. Brien, age 65, a pioneer of the district, has disap peared, leaving a wife and two children so destitute that it has been necessary to raise money by subset iption for their aid. He is said to be either in Japan or New Zealand. In spite of great opposition, part of the stockholders of the Ohio Copper company, F. Augustus Heinze's prop erty, whose affairs were so closely linked with the Stewart that the former went into receivership when E. J. Carter of Spokane filed suit against the latter corporation, have accepted the reorgani zation plan. By it they exchange their stock in the old company for stock in the new one, with less capitalization, paying $1 per share for the privilege. With last week's shipments the mines of the Bounderay (B. C.) district have passed the 1,000,000-ton mark in ore sent to the smelters of the district. The Granby smelter treated 24,607 tons of ore during the week, 24,427 tons of which were from the company's own properties, while the balance, 180 tons, were custom ores. This Granby a total treatment record for the year to date of 648,339 tons, all of which, with the exception of 14,923 tons, was mined in the company's own properties at Phoenix. The oil land forfeiture suits of the government will reach beyond Califor nia is disclosed by B. D. Townsend, spe cial attorney of the department of just ice, when he announced that similar suits are to be instituted in the Casper oil fields of Wyoming, which include 10,000 acres. The oil from this field is of high grade, having a paraffin base, and is extremely valuable. United States District Attorney Ridgely of Wyoming, with headquarters at Cheyenne, will' have charge of the Wyoming cases and Mr. McCormick will conduct those i California. gives the in New York. Bar silver, 60 3-4c. Mexican dollars, Copper weak; standard, spot, Julv and August, $16.45(3)17; electrolytic, $ 16.75 @W; lake, $17(3)17.25; casting, $16 50 Tin quiet; spot, $44.37 email@example.com Lead firm, $4.60(3)4.70. Antimony steady; Cookson 's, $8.25 Iron steady. Exports of coper at New York this 48c. White Lead Combine. An important combination . of the manufacturers of white lead in Eng land, Germany and tho United States, which is believed also to include larger manufacturers in other tries, is reported from New York. The coalition is believed to have been brought about by fears of a reduction in the tariff, the American manufactur ers having conceived the idea of creat ing an international monopoly of the white lead industry, so they could con trol the price regardless of whether the duty on the article was reduced by con gress. As nearly half the lead produced in the world is converted into white lead the situation is of particular interest to the lead mine operators of the the coun north west, particularly in the Coeur d'Alenes where a large per cent of the lead of the United States is mined. The fol lowing table, compiled from authentic statistics, shows the important part the alleged combination of white lead man ufacturers is certain to have in the lead market. United States—Nearly 400,000 tons. Spain—Nearly 200,000 tons. Germany—Nearly 160,000 tons. Mexico—Nearly 140,000 tons. All Others—About 300,000 tons. Total World—About 1,200,000 tons. Of the world's lead product, the Unit ed States produces (and consumes) about one-third, the tariff rendering foreign imports impossible. Germany, besides her own product, consumes a large proportion of the Spanish Mexican lead; while Great Britain up nearly all the rest of the world 's product not consumed locally. If congress removed or lowered the duty it would destroy the profit of the American producers, without material ly benefitting any others, except the Mexicans, because the American pro duction and consumption being equal, trade with Europe, after some initial revival, would probably cease altogeth er. says the Wall Street Journal. The only remedy for such a state of affairs seems to be this combination to raise the European price to the level of the American; so that, tariff or no tariff, the manufacturers of white lead wouhf, remain unharmed; the Americans by maintaining and the Europeans bv rai6 ing their price. and uses Freddie, accompanied by his govefk ness, was passing a street where n loiJÄ of straw had been scattered in frofct of one of the houses in which there hnW. been a serious illness. ^ "Miss Manning, why did they put 1 all that straw heret" * 1 "Well, Froddio," she replied, "a lit- / tie baby came to Mrs. Reed last night." < "My," said Freddie, "but it woll pneked." was A gentleman who was once stoppt by an old mnn begging, replied: "Dorf't you know, my mnn. that fortune knocks once at every man 's doort" "^es. " said tho old mnn, .„ knocked once nt mv door, but I was ont. nnd ever si "be t "ince that he has sent his daughter. "His daughterf" replied tho gentle man. "What do vou meant" "Why, Miss Fortune."—Flashlight.