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WELSH PT'G CO., L't'd, Pub., WELSH, LOUISIANA. Li i-L' . . ,. .., . .. - =. . EVENTS OF EVERYWHERB. Coramnitte a are dilit cnl'. - c;.va =s Ing San Angelo ior flundt i .win; a fall carnival. The large gin of W. \W. Terry at Apache was burned, it is though: by in'endtlarits at a ioss of about $7,000, with $3,0o0 insurance. The foreign ,ffice delnies cale- orical ly andi officite lly the rt port that Count Lamsdorf, the f ,utiln minister, has r(esigne'- or ,attemlpted to r sign. An election will b held in Precinet No. 5 in Falls county on September 16 to determine whether or not intoxi cating beverages :,ihall be .:ld in that ;erritor:. The talk about the Chinese boycott of American manufacturers upon in vestigation seems to have made some headway at Canton, but ik hardly heard of elsewhere. A box factory capitalized at $25,000 is to he located at Fort Gibson, eight miles east of .Musklogee, I. T. Johnson, Holt &Co. of Carthage, Mo., are pro. moting the enterprise. flans and specifications have been received at Shawnee, I. T., for three la'ge school buildings to he erected at the Shawnee Indian Mission at a cost [f about $50,000. At the meeting of the Navarro Coun ty Medical Society a committee was appointed to wait on the city officials and recommend the appointment of a city board of health. John i'hampion, James Norfleet and I General Bone, three ncgroe murdererr were hanged in the jail yard at Mem phis, Tenn., Friday. No untoward in cident attended the execution. Baron Spec Von Sternberg, a broth er of the German ambassador at Washington, shot female poacher at midnight on a game preserve in Ger many, mistaking her for a deer. She has since died. While answer his aged mother's call to come home, .1. L. Anderson, of Kan sas City, Mo., was murdered near Bonneville, Ore. No motive for the murder nor clue to the murderer Is ad vanced. Joseph Uhalt, formerly a New Or leans druggist, dying in a hospital in New York from self-incfileted stab was found Friday in a Central Park drive. Beside him lay a new hunting knife. Abraham Goodman, who acquired a fortune as a jewelry man in San Fran cisco sold his business fourteen months ago and went to New York to live, was found dead in the Hudson rived opposite Fort Lee. Much complaint is coming in from the farmers around Ardmore, I. T., who are alarmed over the prevalence of boll worms in the cotton. Whole fields which a week ago were full of blooms have been ruined by the pests. J. F. Robison, manager of the Ard more opera house, accompanied by Mrs. Roblson anid Mr. and Mrs. Butts of Davis started for the famous re sort, Tmirner Falls, and the river was rising rapidly. In midstr-eam the sur rey was partly capsized in the swift current antd both ladies were thrown out. Had it not been that MIr. Butts was a cool-hconled and expert swimmer they wouil have been drowned. The conference of the State Y. M. C. A. secretaries will be hIeld in Waco September 1 to 3. in the Waco busi Sness men's club rooms, and it is ex peelted that eve-ry paid man In the work in this state will b in attend ance. Dr. Lewis H. Lu(iy, professor of Schemistry at Columbia university for thirtv-four years, died from apoplexy He was a native of France and in his youth attained prominince in the poll. ties of the French Republic. The big lolliness campnmeeting at Penie! began Thursday evening under the charge of Rev. Ed. Ferguson of Mt. Vernon. Miss. This is one of the largest meetings held in Texas, the attendance running up to 12,000 or 15,000 last year. Stephen Caldwell of Phillipsport, Conn., a 'forty-niner," who made a for. tune, though he lost it in a shipwreck returning home, is dead from being struck by a train near his home. He was eighty-six years old. A dispatch by wireless telegraphy from Hilo says that Jana, the Ma walian wife of Kailu:a, a Chinese, gave birth to ont child on last Thursday, two on Sunday, one on Monday, two on Tuesday morning c:d one orn Tues day night. All ar. dead. With the visible supply of bananas reduced to less than half the usual amount because of the restrictions on importation madte by the quarantine at New Orleans, wholesale dealers are predicting a famine in the fruit. THE USUAL MONDAY'S INOREASE. Yellow Fever Cases and Deaths Increased Because Sunday Work Was Less Thorough. New Orleans. La., Aug. 22.-Report to ; p. m. ym. estrday: To'tal to date, I,.1,G. Deaths, P.. Total deaths, 2t15. New foci, 16. Total 1foi, "". ('ses rematining unlder treatwenlt, New Or:leans, La., Aug. 22.-Though there was an increase yesterday, both in the number of new cases and of fa talities, hopefulness continued to per vade the Federal headquarters touch ing the local yellow fever situation. The Monday list is always large. It was so in the epidemic of 1878. That is attributed to the fact that the work of inspection is not so thorough on Suinday, and only the reports which come from physicians are to be de pended on. In the matter of deaths, uniformity is unusual from day to day because the condition of the patients is so largely affected by meteorological and other conditions. The Federal au thorities have not reached a point where they are willing to prophesy the complete extermination of the disease before frost comes to destroy the bulk of the remaining infected mosquitoes, but they feel that there is rcasan for the prediction that a repctitien of se rious epidemics of hie past is no long er to be reckoned with. In this con- i nection unusual preeautiops under theI cupervision of the Marine Hospital Service or otherwise are to be taken to prevent a reclruldes:,:'ne of the fever next sprinlg. It has been demonstrated by the sci entists that the stegomyia hibernates. A vigilant watch will therefore be kept when the winter lasses for any cases which may appear here or else where in the South. and in the event there are isolated cases with the expe rience of the pIre:ent modern campaign there is absolute certainty that they will be immediately cont rolled with no possibility of spreading the infection. In yesterday's list of fatalities two deaths appear as having occurred in the Marine Hospital. They were sail ors admitted to that institution. An other death was in the French Asylum on St. Ann street, where a half doz en cases have been reported to date. These are the only two public institu tions outside of the hospitals in which cases of fever have had to be handled. Prisoners, court attaches and hang ers on at the Second Criminal Court were thrown into somewhat of a panic yesterday when a genuine cases of yel low fever was discovered in the dock. The man was found ill among a num ber of prisoners and the doctor who was called promptly diagnosed the case as yellow fever. The screened ambulance immediately carried the man to the Emergency Hospital. A flying squad was sent for and the dock and court room thoroughly disinfected. The patient was an Italian who was arrested on Saturday night and re mained in prison until yesterday. The jail, therefore, will also be fumigated. i Some Facts About the Yellow Fever. An acute specific disease. Restricted to certain geographical limits. Characterized by a high fever of short duration, gastro-intestinal disturbances, hcmorrhages into the skin and mucous membranes, and " a yellow tint of the skin. First recognized definitely in the West Indies in 1647. It is infectious. Prevails in the West Indies, west coast of Africa, Central America and southward along both coasts of South America and northward to the South Atlantic and Gulf States. It has been brought to North Atlantic seaports by vessels. The mosquito is blamed for the spread of the disease. Frost stops yellow fever. Survivors of one attack of yellow fever become immune from further attacks. The yellow fever germ has not yet been discovered. Some authorities say the disease is caused by a toxin, not a germ. Yellow fever develops usually from three to four days after infection. Sometimes it takes seven days. The attack comes on with severe chills or rigors, when it comes sud ý denly. It may come on more gradually' with languor, headache and 3 malarial symptoms. The temperature goes to 105 degrees, sometimes higher. The fever lasts from three to five days, attended with pains in . the back, limbs and head. There is nausea and vomiting. The yellow tint of the skin, from which the fever gets its name, be 1 gins on the second or third day. In severe cases small hemorrhages take place into the skin and mu cous membrane. The vomit is at first white. Later it becomes very dark and in appearance like coffee grounds, when it is known as "black vomit." There is bleeding at the nose, mouth and gums. Delirium usually follows, then unconsciousness and death. Mortality varies. In some epidemics it has been as high as 85 per cent. In others as low as 10 per cent. S Heat, moisture, bad drainage, uncleanliness and unhygienic condi tions favor the disease, but the mosquito is most of all responsible. Experts seem to agree that the first step to combat the spread of the : fever is to attack the mosquito. . Camplete rest and careful dic:ing constitute the principal treatment for yellow fever. Different drugs are usd to hell assist the body and organs toward a natural condition. ++++++++++++++++++++++++4 ++++++++*M*+++++++++++++++··~····U~·!~ ·~··:·~ l·sr·~·n·~·r~ ·M~, RESPONSIBILITY FIXED FOR THE GUNBOAT BENNINGTO.N DISASTEER Was hington. August 22.-The find-I ings and opinion of the court of in quiry which investigated the fatal ex plosion of the gunboat Bennington were made public by Secretary Bona parte at the Navy DIepartment yester day afternoon. The couri expresses the opinion that the explosion was caused by excessive steam pressure in boiler B resulting from the closing of the valve connecting the boiler with the steam gauge. The court is also of the opinion that D. N. Holland, a fire man on duty, had made the mistake of shutting off the valve. The court further found that Ensign Charles Wade of the engineer department of the ship was at fault in failing to see that the steam valves and safety valve were overhauled at the proper time and kept in good order, having accept ed the verbal statements of subordin ates that this had been dn ae in March. It is clear that he was negligent in the prformance of his duty and should be brought before a court martial. The Navy Department has not yet acted upon the proceedings and findings. Drowned in Rock River, Chicago, Ill.: A dispatch to the Tri bune from Genesq, Ill., says: i1 "Herman Melin of Moline and Ben Brooks of Osco, camping at Rock river, were drowned yesterday. la company with two young women they'went over the rowing course. Thinking the wa ter shallow they threw the young girls overboard. Scrambling back, the girls threatened to throw the young men out. The young men jumped into water 15 ftet deep and were drowned. Boy Killed by Shotgun. Pittsburg. Texas: Clinton Dyke, 16 years old, the son of C. A. Dyke, a prominent traveling man, was killed late yesterday evening three miles east of town by the accidental discharge of a shotgun. lie was alone when the ac cident occurred, and from all appear ances was trying to put his gun into the vehicle in which he was riding, Iwhen it was discharged. The load took effect under the right jaw.. He was discovered by a passerby some minutes later, and last night his body was brought to town. A Japanese Christian Lecturer. West Point, Texas: Dr. Motogo Ak azawa, a Christian preacher, native of Japan, lectured to a crowded church here Saturday night on the "Manners, Ways and Customs of the Japanese People." Shattered Carter's Hand. Victoria. Texas: In a dispute yes terday afternoon in this city Charles Lequehay shot John Carter in the hand with a double barreled shotgun. The hand was so badly torn that it was found necessary to amputate it. Both participants were colored. Lequehay has been arrested and jailed. Hearne Schools Open Sept. 4. Hearne, Texas: The Hearne public schools will open Sept. 4 for a nine months' session. RESULT OF CONFERENCE IN DOUBT. Roosevelt Has Conveyed to Russia Japan's Irredu ducible Minimum--Czar May Refuse. Port:1nmoltIh. N. lt., Aui.. "1.--The (hlanes: of 1peace1 have UndlldOil)te(lly heon it ' proved by 1' ( ident loosevtlt' s action ill st'elpinl'. into the breach in a last heroicl (ndeaV\or to induce the warring (.ountri s o t o ilpro lisi e the ir "!rr(1 t ilable difit'r( nc'. s," tmli the re suit is -1 iili in Sriip('LSe. The ultimate de(1.i(ion of the issue has de facto if not de jure lpa.sed from the plenipotenntiaries in Portsmouth to their prinicipals in St. I'etersi'urg. and tperihaps in a lesser extintI to Tohio. A\'fhough hl l' are (ollatcral evidences that pressure bot h by President Roose volt and the neutral pl)owers, including Japan's ally, Great Britain, whose min ister, Sir Claude Macdonald, according to advices received here, had a long conference yesteirday with Mr. Katsura, the Japanese premier, is still being ex erted at Tokio to induce Japan to mod- I crate her demands, there is also reason to believe that President Roosevelt was able at his interview with Baron De Rosen to practically communicate to the latter's senior, M. Witte, Japan's irreducible minimum--what she would yield, but the point beyond which she would not go. Whether an actual basis of compro mise was proposed by the president can not be stated definitely. The only thing that can be affirmed positively is that if Russia refuses to act upon the suggestion or proposition of Presi dent Roosevelt the peace conference will end in failure. And in the Russian camp little en tcollragenient is given. Baron DIe Rosen reach(Ed here after an all night ride from Oyster Bay shortly before noon yes;erday and immediately went into tonference with `M. \Vitte. They re ma inzeod clo tled togolher for almost three lhours, during which time the whole situation was reviewed. Baron De Hosoen comunlnicated to his chief the lpresident's niessage and it was transmitltEd to the emperor with M. \Vili es reconnlendat ion. No clew to the natulre of this recommendation has transpired. But it can lie stated that 2M. Witte, no matter how he personally may view the proposition, is distinct ly plessimistic as to the character of the response which will come from St. Pe tersburg. To a confidential friend yesterday he offered little hope of a change in the situation. The Japanese, it is firmly believed, cling to the substance if not the form of their demand for remuneration for "the cost of the war." Perhaps they are willing to decrease the sum asked, but substantial compen sation, under whatever guise it is ob tained, they decline to relinquish, and they are also firm upon cession of Sak halin. By the transfer of the southern branch of the Chinese Eastern railway first to Japan for relinquishment to China, payment for the maintenance of the Russian prisoners and the surren der of the Russian warships, it is pos sible to figure a total transfer to Japan in money and property of about $250, 000,0O0. But this is the limit. AS THE ROMANS DO. Booker Washington Gives Out Inter view. Birmingham, Ala.: President Book ýr T. Washington, of the Tuskegee nor mal and industrial school, colored, has addressed a letter under New York date to the Age-Herald of this city concern ing his recent visit to Mr. John Wana maker at Saratoga. He says: "I have just seen for the first time the misleading and false reports in Southern newspapers referring to my escorting female members of Mr. Wan amakcr's family into the dining room of a Saratoga hotel. I have not re ferred to these reports before, because they have just come to my notice. "I did not escort any female memt r of Mr. Wanamaker's family to or out. of the dining room. I did dine with Mr. Wanamaker and members of his family at his request, for the purpose of talking on business, but at the time was a guest myself at a colored hotel in Saratoga. "During the last fifteen years I have been at the hotel where Mr. Wanama ker was on three different occasions when I was to speak at public meet ings, as I was this time, and no com ment was made of it. "When in the South, I conform, like all colored people, to the customs of the South, but when in the North I have fofnd it necessary during the last twenty years, as stated fully in my, book, 'From Slavery,' to come into con tact with white people in the further ance of my work in a way I do not as sume in the South." Japs Well in Northern Korea. London: The Daily Tel.graph's To kio corrcspoudernt says that despite tie hcavy rains the Jnapanese have advanc ed in Northern Koeca. The Russiaa:s abandoned their advance works and were driven hack. After crossing the river the Russians destroyed the bridges and there is no signs of the Russians south of the Tureen. The Japanese army in Korea has effected a certain communication with Oyama. Linevitch's Army Being Augmented. London: The Daily Telegraph's Jap awse correspondent at Moji says that General Linevitch's dcfer.sive works are now complete. His troops number between 400,000 and 500,000. Train loads of troops are arriving from Rus sia and many are being sent to the Tumen. Mexican Killed While Resist ng Arrest Saratoga, Texas: While resisting ar rest yesterday, John Ross, a Mexican, was shot and killed at Dearborn. Three Mexicans were drunk and were shoot ing up a section of the residence por tion of the town of Dearborn when Constable Reaves went to make the ar rest. Ross had his gun leveled on Reaves when he was shot. Pever Situation in Mexico, City of Mexico: The superior board of health officials report only four cases of yellow fever in the republic, all being at Vera Cruz and completely isolated. There is not believed to be .rhe slightest danger of the disease spreading. The remarkable exemption of the port cities from yellow fever is a matter of congratulation among the Mexican health officials, who now hold that the yellow fever can be stamped out in this country. They believe whol ly in the mosquito theory. No More Yellow Fever Epidemics. Cairo. Ill.: Yellow fever quarantine officers were busy yesterday. A man tried to enter Illinois from Birds Point, Mo., on a Kentucky health certificate. He was refused admission. He then secured a Missouri certificate at Birds Point and entered Illinois. He was arrested and sent out of the state. Dr. John Guiteras, yellow fever ex pert, came from New Orleans yester day morning and returned last night. He said that he did not expect yellow fever would be entirely stamped out in i ouisiana until frost came. This will be about the last epidemic of yellow fever, according to Dr. Guiteras. The disease has been stamped out in Mex ico and Cuba and the present cam paign will stamp it out of New Or leans and Panama. A car full of negroes came from Tennessee yesterday bound for Zeigler, Ill. They were provided with health certificates. The car was locked and placed under guard until it left Cairo. Justifiable Homicide. Bonham, Texas: At noon Saturday the grand jury reported to Judge Den ton that it had made a thorough in vestigation of the case of Kenney Tur ner, who was charged with killing Hor ace McDuffy here Thursday night, and found him justified in shooting him. Turner was released from custody. Morning Star Company Also Enjoins. Austin, Texas: The Morning Star Oil Company of Beaumont is the last oil corporation to secure a temporary restraining order enjoining the state from collecting the gross income tax and penalties under the Kennedy bill. It makes a total of eighteen oil com panies which have enjoined the state. Fourteen Reported Killed. • Ltztte, Mont.: A Great Northern freighi. train struck a crowded Colum bia Garden car on the crossing at the l3uttc, Anaconda a:il Pacific depot here last night. Fourteen people are re lorted killed and many injured. Oldest Legislator in the World Dead. Fre(lerickton, N. B.: David Wark, the oldest legislator in the world, died at his home in this city yesterday. Mr. Wark was a member of the Canadian senate at Ottawa, a lifelong office. His age was 101 years 6 months. No Sweets for Huntsville. Huntsville, Ala.: Huntsville jobbers have entirely exhausted their supply of sugar and the supply in the hands of retail merchants will last only two or three days. The quarantine against freight from New Orleans is said to be responsible for this condition. Royal Marriage Announced. Madrid: The newspapers announce that a marriage has been arranged be tween Prince Ferdinand of Bavaria and Infanta Maria Teresa, second sister of King Alfonso. German East Africa Situation Worse. Berlin: The governor of German East Africa telegraphs that the situa tion in the colony has changed for the worse. The emperor has ordered two cruisers to proceed immediately to East Africa. Reinforcements also will be sent to aid the protective troops of the country. Bryan, Texas: Cotton is coming in lively and nine spinners' buyers are in Bryan ready to take the staple from the incoming wagons. Cotton seed buyers are also in force. Cure for In"orrnia. A 1':!(!' in a L 0 ur! ti t . i')p.P .r~' t ( ' ", 'h e Tlhis to h a y'' t a i.' of V ,0a . c . n' ,o n0 tent r ia t1 e ] t h a t i ( . a ss, . ... .... n re n; e --for it.r; if ',. iO'' .P1)jr 3, - r o u g h , r uth i t r a m. . a . " -a ýr C slt'e iS ai d tof rcite .( ti etal This is ahli ) 1 a ,i;" .,e Cure for tion of the iln" ,rl . ..n.c. t";d so r." I gosted by ,lil t)r," !it:, one, bt . lowing the at'(' : on ((o na.e f . instant. The li,:l is ,Erair.ly a t, ter one than cu,inting thos interi able slhe'ep. Decorates Paine's Portrait. Miss S. Elizahth .JO: e of Phil6 fhla, for ten years past: has provided a hanldsome wreath to decorate the portrait of Thomas ;.aine in Indepegd once Hall. Phila ,l'!Ma, on Memogr(l day. Miss Jones says that while the lives this anlautl honor will be pa to the memory of Paine. whom she regards as one of the greatest mq Americc has produced. People should marry their opposite. That is probably why a poor Youn man is always anxious to marry q heiress. The Reason Why. Drummond, Wis., Aug. 21st (8. clal)-Whole families in Bay~l County are singing the praises d Dodd's Kidney Pills and the reaao why is given in experiences such a that of Mr. T. T. Wold, a well-knoe citizen here. "I had such pains in my back thatl did not know what to do," says Mlr. Wold, "and as I came across an adver. tisement of Dodd's Kidney Pills, I sent for a box. That one box relies. ed me of all my pains. My wife alto used them and found them just wha: she needed. I recommend Dodd's Kid. ney Pills as a sure cure for Back. ache and other Kidney Troubles." Backache is one of the earliest symptoms of Kidney Disease. Dodd', Kidney Pills cure it promptly and per. manently and prevent it developilg' into Rheumatism. Dropsy, Diabete or Bright's Disease. ' READY WITH HIS EXCUSE. Clerk Justified Mean Trick by Scrip tural Quotation. A certain tailor of very strict prhi ciples was in the habit of excusing the faults of his assistants only ft they could justify themselves by Scriptrn. One day a woman entered his shop and asked to see some material, but refused to buy it because it was too cheap. After showing her some othe goods, the assistant brought back the same material, this time asking , higher price, whereupon the customer bought it. Afterward, the proprietor, who had witnessed the transaction, reproved his assistant severely. Ihe latter, remembering .the rules of th establishment, replied, "Oh, it's ae cording to Scripture all right. She was a stranger and I took her ia." Harper's Weekly. "Pirates" and "Adventurers." "Pirate" is a Greek word, comitg directly from "Peirates," which meaat etymologically, "one who tries" or "i tempts"-in other words, an adv~ turer. "Adventurer," too, is a word that has lost respe,ctability, but not U far as "pirate," which acquired its special sense at least 2,000 years agi "Peirates" and the Latin "plrata" ar known only in this sense, Cicero d fines the pirate as the common eneU of all. The Raven in Folklore. R. Boswell Smith, an Engllishalm has recently made an exhaustive stO of the place of the raven in ollkloit in religious legends and in literath It is a curious commentary on t people of some Christian nations t they should hold the raven in ablb rence when the legends, and in sN0 cases the authentic histories of * church, tell them that the bird whii th!:ey shuin was the companion ofa8d en or so saints and martyrs WA gained rather than lost in sanedt from the comranionship. WRONG SORT Perhaps Plain Old Meat, Potatoes Bread may Be Against You for Time. A change to the right kind of can lift one from a sick bed. A in Welden, Ill., says: "Last Spring I becamne bed-fast severe stomach trouble accomPUl uy sick headacihe. I got worse aU worse until I became so low I cte scarcely retain any f;od at all, though I tried every kind. I had' come completely discouraged, had 8 cn up all hope and thought I W@ doomed to starve to death, till 00 day my husband trying to find s0 thing I could retain brought hb some Grape-Nuts. "To my surprise the food agT with me. digested perfectly and w1 out distress. I began to gain streil at once, my flesh (which had b0 flabby) grew firmer, my health ig proved in every way and every I, and in a very few weeks I gained pounds in weight. I liked Grape-'N so well that for 4 months I ate other food, and always felt as welli" isfied after eating as if I had sat 6 to a fine banquet. "I had no return of the miserfS slick 'stomach nor of the head5c that I used to have when I ate .. food. I am now a well woman, _40 all my own work again, and feel life is worth living. . "Grape-Nuts food has been a sena to my family; it surely a life ar.d my two little boys have en on it wonderfully." Name , by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mlc. h There's a reason. Get the little book, "The I,d Wellville," is each pkg.