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CHINA'S EMPEROR TO
MEET DAEAIEAMA Hearst News Service. Shanghai, June 19.—A meeting be-1 tween the Emperor of China and the j Dalai Lama of Tibet—the two most j unapproachable rulers in the world—is being arranged by the Chinese rov-1 This is really an attempt to get rid of the Lanin, who has out- J stayed his welcome, for he has been j eminent. the guest of China since 19<*4. when the British expedition marched Lhasa. The holy man's visit has been very j embarrasslng to the Chinese author ities. He is followed by an enormous 1 f hag I on I routinue with a great caravan gage animals, which have been a great | nurden on the local magistrates for this small Tibetan army. Extraordinary honors will be paid J SEVEN HEDIN LOST IN THIBET'S WILDS The last time the Sw edish geograph-' ical Society and other scientiAe bodies j interested in Dr. Seven liedin's third exploring tour itj Tibet have given up all hope of ever seeing hint again, as suming that he must have died of fant ine, thirst or by warlike natives. Stockholm, June 19.—The Geograph-. ists heard front the explorer was De cember 1907, when he was about to start from Scheyok for Southeast Thibet with a strong body guard and NOW HAPPY The New Flag to Be Broken Over Independence Hall on July 4th. is Ready. | Hearst News Service. Guthrie, Okia.. June 19.—Oklahoma s Aag, which will be broken from the Aag staff over Independence Hall at Philadelphia on July Fourth, is now completed. Ninety-two women, chosen from different parts of the new slate sewed on to the new starry banner one star "-.cL, torty-six on each side. Colonel T. M. Seward, of the Okia-. homa Flag Committee, will deliver the | principal address at tne ceremonies I at Philadelphia on independence Day. when the forty-six star Aag will be officially adopted by the government. AMATEUR ' I i Hearst News Service Philadelphia, June 19.—As the second of the national- rowing flxtures under the auspices of the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen, the Schuykiil Navy will hold a regatta tomorrow. Another rowing meet will be held here on July . BAS CONVENED IN BOSTON Boston, June 19.—Churchmen from many cities are assembling In Boston today to join the official American del egation to the third internalionalcoup cil of the Congregational churches of the world, which will be held in Edin burg, Scotland, from June 30 to July 9 inclusive. The American contingent will sail tomorrow on the Cymric, and will Inc'ude over a hundred of the heading Congregational clergymen of to the Lama when he goes to Pekin, He will live at the Yellow Temple, and an elaborte cerinonial has been j j arranged for his reception by the Em When the Lama is admitted to peror. the audience with his Majesty, the Emperor will rise and ask him to be J seated on a bamboo couch at right j angles to the throne. While conversation on Thibetan af j Buddhist Pontiff will receive numer ous valuable gifts. Before he leaves, 1 a farewell banquet will be offered the Lama ,who on his return journey will fairs is proceeding, refreshments will I be served, and at the conclusion the be escorted by high officials. By these gentle means the Chinese to return to Lhasa. Government hopes to induce the Lama The Doctor, in his last letters re ceived here, said that he expected j | Scheyok is the terminus of a much frequented caravan route, and Dr. Hedin's friends calcinate that, if alive, he would have had plenty of opportunity to send mes sages or letters, many scientiAe co-workers. much trouble both from unfriedly na tives and front the lack of water and food in the districts he intended to explore. COLLEGE First Institution to Admit Negro Students is Celebrating IN Anniversary. Oberlin, O., June 19.—Oberlin Col lege, the Arst coeducational institu tion in the country admit the negro, today begins the celebration of its 75th anniversary. President Cyrus Northrup of the Uni versity of Minnesota will make the address to the graduating class. Cass Gilbert, the New York architect, will speak at the dedication of the Finney Memorial Chapel. Other speakers will he Theodore E. Burton, the Cleveland Congressman, who is an alumnus, and Norman Hap good, editor of Collier's. Normand S. Paton, the Chicago architect will speak at the dedication of the Carnegie Li brary. and the Arst to HON. C. C. MILLER, SR., DEAD AT MERIDIAN Daily News Special. Meridian, Miss., June 18.—Hon. C. C. Miller. Sr., one of the most prominent ' lawyers in Mississippi, died in this city Thursday from heart failure, aged CO I years. He was alone in his room i when streken. Husband's Testimonial. A Burman witness, looking in the prime of condition, deposed quite com placently in a criminal case that he had no occupation. "My wife, a good, careful and hardworking woman, sup ports me," he added.—Calcutta States man. this country. Many others will singly-or in small groups from other ports. Of the official American delegates, twenty-seven have been assigned places on the speaking program. The matters to be discussed include prac tical, doctrinal and theoretical subjects and the speakers are the ablest men of the denomination throughout the world. go BENEFIT TO SAVE BABIES New Yorkers Will Raise Thousands of Dollars at Benefit Performance. WILLIAM R. HEARST MAKES CONTRIBUTION Physicians Say That It Is Absolutely Necessary to Care for Many Moth ers and Babies During the Warm Summer Months. v Hearst News Service. New York, June 19.—A beneAt per formance of "The Wolf" will be given at the Lyric this afternoon and is ex pected to add thousands of dollars to the fund for 'saving the babies" of New York during the hot summer months. The entire proceeds of the performance, in which many prominent actresses and actors will participate, will go to the Mother's Seaside Rest Home at Coney Island beach, A fea ture of the performance will be an enormous Aower booth, at which sev eral beautiful women of the stage will sell Aowers at prices based on all the traffic will bear. Several other amuse .ment houses will probably give bene Ats and several large private subscrip tions have been received, including $2,500 from William Randolph Hearst. Aside from the Mother's Rest at Coney Island beach, numerous other charitable organizations will take part in a concerted plan to save the lives of the thousands of infants and child ren who would otherwise certainly per ish during the summer. In past years, the relief work has been carried on in a desultory and unorganized manner, with the result that the slaughter 'of the innocents hos been appalling. For the Arst time in any American city, a systemized official effort is to be made to save the little ones. To put this plan into execution, the city has been divided into districts, with Afty agencies prepared to give instructions to mothers in the care of their children or to nurse and care for the little ones when the mothers And ❖ it impossible to do so in a proper man ner. It is the Arst time that any American city has undertaken to care for 100 per cent, of the babies needing care. Plans are being made to learn what is being done in every part of the city, health board has. appealed to private agencies to unite in aiding the work and to keep the city officials posted where private aid is not sufficient. Dispensaries, hospitals, dry nurseries and individual physicians have agreed to unite in giving instructions to moth ers during the hot weather. Physicians interested in the work declare that it will be absolutely nec essary, to save the lives of many wo men and children, that they be sent out of the city during the hottest part of the summer, and the Seaside Rest, for which today's beneAt is given, will ac commodate a large number of these. The FINE URDUS Indications Are That This Year's Harvest Will Be the Best For Many Years. Hearst News Service. Winnipeg. June 19.—Crqp reports being received here from all over western Canada are becoming every day'more brilliant and now hopes for a full crop in western Canada are reasonably entertained. Various es timates place the increase in acreage over 1907 at from 30 to 50 per cent., and keeping in mind the compara tively poor yield of that period, it is conAdentiy expected that the wheat crop of 1908 will be double that c last year. $15, $18 and $20 Men's Suits $10 Consisting of Staple Blue Serges, Black Worsteds and Colored Worsteds, choice of any Suit in stock at above prices for The Davidson Co. KAISER MAKES TESTS WITH GREEK FIRE Hearst News Service. Berlin, Jj)ne 19.—The War Office Is experimenting with Greek Are, tne se cret of which a Berlin engineer claims to have re-discovered. It is to be used on a large scale in a pyrotechnic d play in the neighborhood of the Kaiser's river yacht Arsenal on Wann Lake. The engineer says that by his method a large ocean space, several miles in area, can be set afire in or der to accomplish the destruction of the enemy's fleet. The Are can neith er be quenched by water nor chemi cals.. DREAMS LEAD WEAK TO CRIME-DR. GROSS Munich, June 19.—In his new book on Criminal Psychology, Dr. Gross gives many Instances showing that dreams often lead weak persons to crime, and also c^use women and child ren to make false accusations im plicating innocent people, scribes a most extraordinary case as follows: "On the threshold of a Constanti nople mosque an Armenian Moslem was caught after killing a small baby by decapitation. The murderer was perfectly calm and at once surrender ed himself to the police. Here Is his explanation of the crime. Two years ago, while lying sick unto death, John the Baptist appeared to him in a dream He de PITTSBURG HELD MEET Hat Attracted to the Smoky City Some of the Real Stars of American Athletics. Hearst News Service. Pittsburg, Pa., June 19.—A free track and Aeld meet, to be held in Pittsburg tomorrow, has attracted to the Smoky City some of the most fa mous of the stars of American ath letic circles. The fact that there is no gate money side of the affair, that the perform ances on the famous Schenley Oval will be open to 50,000 people, and that handsome medals will be offered, has aroused the atheletic world.. Gold, silver and bronze medals to the num ber of forty-six are offered to the winners in the various events, five diamond studded gold medals being the prizes for which the stars will battle in the special events. If the world 'credits a man with brains it is a sign it has found out that he has money. No Need of Suffering from Rheuma tism. It is a mistake to allow anyone to suffer from rheumatism, as the pain can always be relieved, and in most cases a cure effected ,bv applying Chamberlain's Liniment. The relief from pain which it affords Is alone worth many times its cost. It makes sleep and rest possible. Even in cases of long standing this liniment should be used on account of the relief which it affords. Do not be discouraged until you have given It a trial. For Sale by Hays & Field and Yellow Pine Pharmancy. CALL FUK Mississippi Bottling & M'f'g'Co. ' Celery Phosphate AT ALLCFOUNTS IT'S THE BEST Remembering that a species of Greek Are was used at the siege of Charles ton in 1863, the Kaiser sent for the records in Washington. .The Gtoek Are used in the United States was composed, it is thought here, of sul phur, niter and lamp black. The greek Are of the ancients is supposed to have contained, naphtha, pounded rosin, bitumen and "other ingredients.'' These latter, heretofore a mystery, the Berlin engineer claims to know. His mixture can be projected out of tubes to the-distance covered by the modern guns. and said that God would allow him *o recover if he agreed to sacriAce his baby when seven months old. The Armenian promised to obey the com mand. He recovered. "As the baby's seventh monthly birthday was approaching, John the Baptist appeared to him several times In his dreams reminding him of his obligation. The Armenian promised to give half of his fortune to the poor, and actually did so, but the mythical hero of his dreams still demanded that the sacriAce; be made. Before he kill ed the child, the Armenian prayed for several hours, and receiving no sign of release from the obligation, he murdered his child." JERSEYITES TO GATBEB Adherents of Hearst's New Polit ical Faith Will Hold Their First State Convention. Hearst News Service. Newark, N. J., June 18.—New Jer sey devotees of the political theories of William Randolph Hearst gather in Newark tomorrow for a state convention of the Independence Party, which will be held in the even ing. Delegates and alternates will be selected to attend the national con vention of the party in Chicago \he latter part of July. A state committee ! will be elected. John Tfemple Graves ; will probably be the personal repre- j sentatlve of Hearst at the convention. ■ will Flowers as Party Emblems. Flowers have their politlc&l slgnlft ranee in France. Years ago the fol lowers of Gen. Boulanger adopted the red carnation as their emblem. Gos sip records that Mile. Mars, the fa mous actress, was hissed off the stage one night in Paris in the restoration period because she wore a bunch (if violets. Violets are the Bonapartlat Aower. WANTED—Five .girls to do solicit ing. Nice line. Address XX, News, Answer quick. care OPEN AN ACCOUNT IN OUR SAVINGS DEPARTMENT, ^—- INTEREST PA ID ON BALANCES." $ , \ ^^ s,t a ry -" for , haTTJ^* \ AT * s >P£MY COONTVano r/r/°^ 5<0 o6'° o0 ° r ' ,L 3 £Cuf?*rl L,rr ^STOCKHOLDERS (as prond'd t>y LAV*) *- 7 - 75 *®® T ° OEfiQS/rORS.... __ tyjf ✓ 00 pO ^ o <•> ) k/.P. CARTER, FV9£SlDCNr. JA/Q. KAMPER, vice mrest. r.W.FOOTE, ACTtvt victPDiiT ff.C.HAUENSTCW-cAM't*. I 6EO. 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