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THE FARMINGTON TIME3 P" 11.. PuHilhen, r7uuNiTn.v, - - Now I ho gioon bug lias In nun to oai the voting corn in Kansas, luigship has the atipftlto of u hired uiun. Leather from old shoes In now oround up and mixed with a rubber solution mid made into u rubber uub- BtltUIC Nikola Ti'sIh says hr inn invent any thing ho wants to. Then let him get busy on an automobile that will con i,uuii' its own Htiifll. It Is always well to look on tho bright side of things. The late spring has delayed the opetiin:: of tho fool who rocks thi' hoat season. A Han Francisco woman dropped, dead while giving her htivliand a etir tain lecture. Cut this out and take It home with you tonight. A London authority states the Kiig lish girls "wink th(? left eve." That confutes tho common impression that they wink tho rl::ht ear. Among the humors of tin' season la the report that Pittsburg Is shocked nt unclad Hemes In n picture In the Carnegie Instltuio art rooms. A eollciie of foreign lannuiures has hei'ti opened In Canton, China, tho port from which most emigrants anil to distant Uirta of the globe. "Do Noiin-ihiiiK different every day." Rdvlr.es a contemporary. At any rate, that Is bettor than advising people to do somebody different cveiy day. However, dementia busehullltis la a much saner disease to have than brniu sioirii or Home of those others that oti'.v millionaires whu hire strong ex I l is can affortl. 'Can a newspaper purngrnphcr cntir heaven'.1" n.-ks the Atlanta, tleurciau. Can't answer, says the IldiiMon Post, but It Is pictty certain that i ho other place can't ii.sk him. New York city boasts the largest nnd linest public school building In Hie world. It l.s of llreproof con struction throughout and cost f j.Oun. " It has accommodations for -1,000 pupils. Francisco Jose, who was born In 1TSS, Is still alive and at work, and a good shot with the rifle, at Oporto, 1'nrlui.al. lie served in the Portu guese army, which in IM opposed the invasion of the l-'rench under Na poleon I. Authorities on the subject have esti mated that only about rtiO.OOO surviv ors of tlie civil war have not boon ix n.iioned. Of the men who actually fe.ved In that struggle It is estimated that TsL'.ooo aro living today, and that out of thin number GT." 000 are on tho pension roll. Theodore ,. Vail, who has been elected president of tho American Tel ephone. & Telegraph company of Hos ton at a salary of $100,000, has risen to his present position from a farmer hoy. He was born In Now Jersey 02 years ugo, and In his youth workud on a farm In Iowa. Judge John V. Wright, of Tennes see, now an attorney In tho perioral land oflico nt Washington, who will bo SO years old in Juno, has boon coo Hooted with public, life for a greater period than tiny other living Ameri can. He Ih still as vigorous ns a man of CO and keeps up with the things of to-day without forgetting what baa passed und gone. Prof. Todd Is going to the Andes to look at Mars from a high elevation to pee for himself whether It Is Inhabited. Supinec it Is nnd a scientist on Mara Is trying to commnnlcatn with tig. What complications will ariso If In Wars tho people shake their heads when they mean yog nnd nod vigor ously for no! Then there would be no common storting point for tho scien tists of tho two planets. We eomtulmes sec In the city papers much fxtn poked at tho country press for Its Insignificant personal Items. "How Is irhls from the New York Trlh uner asks the Ohio Stat Journal: "August Ile.hnont will daaee to-night at tbe IWinont clubhoa.se." Thla beats that Jocal item in a rural con temporary: "I-aat night, Billy Jonea, .dressed tip tn his Sunday clothes, was going atome-where where?" New Torkers ate G00.O0 tmshela of oysters last season. A bushed aver ages 20 oysters, bo that at k-st 100, 000,000 oysterH were eaten there be tween September 1, lUOO, and the end of April. These figures mean S.3W.000 "stowa" or SB many "fries," if the oysters had been pUced in that Jorm on hotel, restaurant or family ts'LJes. But that would be .only two meal of oyateri In a winter for every mm. woman and ctilld In tfio greater city Very few hava ever ecn"the kaJew om foot, except on his yacht, the Ho&cnxollcrn. He always drives or rides. The reason for thfci would be more apparent than it Is nere it not that be wears very hlck-oW boots. His real heights is Ave feet Ave Inches, a be Is thus among Europe's shortest BMwarchs. But that la not the only reason why he appears so .seldom on foot He Is partially para Jyzed down his fort side, and bis Lift .arm la almost usetoss. That is why (in Kit his rtorapt; bis left trm trpoari Jjmp. ,. - AUTOMOBILE KILLS WEALTHY BUFFALO MAN IN A COLLISION. DIES BOY IS ALSO FATALLY INJURED Heavy Cloud of Dust Prevented Their Seeing Until Too Late to Es cape the Accident. Buffalo, Juno. J. Harry Hamlin, one of the b.'Kt known and wealthiest citi zens of liiiffalo, was killed in an uulo mobile accident ou the Williumsvillu road a mile north of the city lino. Mr. Hamlin's automobile collided with a light wagon driven I y Jacob Hehaller, a lotind butcher. Hamlin wan hurled tu the roadside and killed. Kchaller was badly hurt but will recover. John Heckle, a twclve-yeai -old boy, who was In Schallcr'B rig, was fatally injured. Both his legs were broken and his skull fractured. In the automobile with Mr. Hamlin were Anthony Gavin, a mem ber of the lluffalo police force, and two of Hamlin's employees one of them noting as chauffeur. Opposite the country club two automobiles going iu the same direction passed the Hamlin party. The road was covered with a heavy coating of dust, and the two rap idly moving machines left a dense cloud of dust in their trail. Schull-r nnd the boy were driving toward lluffalo und the automobiles were going In the opposite direction. The first two machines passed thorn well to tho right. Schaller was peer ing ahead through tho dust when Ham Hit's machine Hashed directly In front of him. There was no time to turn out. Tbe automobile struck tho horse, tear lug off Its front logs and carrying tho wreckage of the wagon 20 feet down the road. Schaller wan tossed to one side, but the boy was Jammed into the wreckage of the rig nnd the front of the automobile. Mr. Hamlin, who was on the front seat with the chauffeur, was thrown over the .ilieh und on to ti e trolley tracks whi-h parallel the roadway. He landed head foremost on tho rails. His neck was broken. The chauffeur and liuvln escaped with slight injuries. Mr. Hamlin was ,'0 years old. He was a son of the late Cicero J. Ham Hit, famous as a breeder of trottlnj; horses. He Is survived by a widow nnd one boh, Chaiiucoy J. Hamlin. TO VOTE ON CONSTITUTION It Is Announced Oklahoma Election Will Bo Held August 6. Tulsa, I, T., June 4. William H. Murray, president of tho convention which drafted the constitution for the proposed suite of Oklahoma, announced to tho Associated Press that tho elec tion for the ratification of tho constl tutlon would be held on August G, do ;pito tho decision of Judge l'nncoast enjoining Coventor Fruntz from issu ing the proclamation and regardless of the disposition of the Pancoast deci sion by the supremo court of Okla homa. Murray declined to state directly that ho would Ibsiio an election proclama tion Tuesduy, but admitted that he would issue some kind of a document on that date. As the election proclama tion must be Issued nnd published be fore Juno C, It is safe to assert that either he or the secretary of the con vention will issue the call. JAPANESE DEMAND GROWING. Canada's Agent Thinks U. S. Will Have Difficulty Getting Laborers. Ottawa, Out., Juno 4. A report re ceived at the department of trade and commerce from Alexander MacLenn, Canada's agent to Japan, gives a press opinion that within a short time tho United States will have tnoro diffi culty obtaining labor from Japan than It now has keeping Japanese laborers out There is a growing demand fo Japanese laborers from almost all the countries of South America and from Hawaii which promises, with the de mand for men for the development of Corea and Manchuria, to absorb tho whole of Japan's supply of laborers. Within tho last few months tho emi grant companies who deal in Jnpancse labor as an export commodity have filled contracts In Mexico for 10,000 laborers. Four Legations for Chile. - Santiago, Chile, June 4. The pro- Iosul that the number of Chilean lega tions. Including that at Washington, shall wrt exceed four In number has been accepted, and the confliet of six months' duration between President Moatt and tho congress Is conse quently at an end. Tho agreement em braces the abandonment of a phi to raise the Chilean legation at Washing ton to aa embassy. Offera Aid to Mexico. El Paso, Tex, June 4. Acting Gov ernor Sanchez of Chihuahua tele graphed President Dili, offering troops from Chihuahua to protect the national honor against Guati-mala. He saya every-man In the state Is anxious for service. The governors of Guer rero Jalisco, Tobasco and Morelos lave also telegraphed similar mee es. President Mitchell Walks Horns. Spring Valley HI., June 4 John Mitchell, president of the United Mine Workers of America, after five weeks In a hospital following an operation Sunday, wsiked to his home. He lhows no elg3 of a relapse. 8now in Rhode Island, Newport. R. I., June i.A slight snowfall occurred herd Jate Jloo'luy, THE DIVIL 'fll HONOR DEAD HEROES BLUE DECKS GRAVES OF THE GRAY AND GRAY OF THE BLUE. THE DAY IS GENERALLY OBSERVED The Thinning Ranka Strew Tombs With Flowers and Hear Lauda- -tions of Deeds. Washington Memorial day was ob served here ou u more elaborate scale than usual. Duslness was suspended. The program included a ptmido of the 0. A. It. posts, the old guard, Span ish war votoratia, other patriotic or ganl.aliotiB aud the militia of the Dis trict of Columbia, decoration of monu ments and graves and addresses. Services at Moberly, Mo. Moberly, Mo. Two O. A. It. posts led the Memorial day procession, marching to Oakland cemetery, where Itev. Itobert Campbell, pastor of the M. K. church, south, made the prin cipal address. Ilev. Kdward Duggur, pastor of the M. K. church, made the closing prayer. Senator Curtis Makea Addresa. Concordia, Kits. Iu the face of a steady downpour of rain, Decoration day wns appropriately observed here, but for the first time in history there wero no flowers for the graves of tho dead. The address fur tbe day was made to a largo audience by Senator Charles Curtl-. Rodenberg at Greenville, III. (Iteenvlllo, III. ConivesKtnan W. A. linden berg, of Kast Ht. Iiuls, deliv ered tho Memorial day address here to the largest iiudloiice that has as sembled hero on a similar occasion In years. Tho entire day was taken up In decorating tho graves of soldiers and civilians In u.l four of tho city comelorlos. Accident Mara Galena Services.' Ualeita, Kas. Decoration services hero were interrupted by rain and an accident In which four aged women narrowly escaped death. A team In the parade became unmanageable and plunged Into an abandoned mine Bhaft about t;0 feet, tho can-lag) overturn ing at tho mouth of tho shaft. Flowers Cast Into the Delaware, !'hlludolphia'-Ono of the features of tho Memorial day celebration In tho city was tho casting of flowers Into the Delaware river by the naval veterans In memory of their departed comrades. Tito pitrado halted at In dependence square, where tho statuo of Commodore John Harry was deco rated with llowers. Kuroki Decks Lincoln's Statue. Chicago Gen. Huron Kuroki, tho hero of the Yalu, took part in the Memorial day exercises und placed a wreath on the monument of Abraham Mncoln In Lincoln park. Union vet eturans wero In charge of services for dead confederate soldiers, many of whom nro burled In Oakwood, and were assisted In paying their tributes to tho memory of their comrades by the veterans In gray. Seven thousnnd veterans of the civil war marched Iu the parade. Services at Gettysburg. Gettysburg, Pa. The Memorial day service at the National cemetery here, where 40,000 soldiers are burled, were held. Congressman Tawuey of Min nesota was the orator. After the school children had strewn flowers on tho graves of the day, the exorcises wore hold on the spot where President Lincoln delivered his lmmorUtl speech. Carthage Celebrates In Rain, Carthage, Mo. Decoration day was observed by thousands of people hero, notwithstanding the drizzling rain. Committees assisted the Women's Re lief Corps and decorated the graves at Park nnd Cedar Hill cemeteries. IhisU ness houses closed nnd the city was decorated with Hags. Wsrshlps Salute Duke In New York. New York In honor of the presence hero of the duke of Abrrxzi, warships Jin tbe harbor here fired the national Ml ute, this being the 25th anniversary o." tbe dentil of Garibaldi. Rain pre vented further demonstrations which had been planned. London Exchange Man Kills Himself. London Frank Hoyd May, a mem ber of the Block exchange, was de clared insolvent and committed sui cide. "Mr. Mnv was a cricket Plnycr gild well-known sportsman. - i WAS 8ICK " CHICAGO CHRONICLE SUSPENDS. Last Issue Will Appesr Friday, Editor Announces. Chicago, 111. The Chicago Dally Chronicle Friday morning announces that It will cease publication with that issue owing to the fact that the paper has been unprofitable for some time. The official notice, signed by the ed itor, 11. W. Seymour, follows: "As it has not been profitable oi late, publication of Ute Chronicle will be suspended with this issue. All lia bilities of tho Chicago Chronicle Co. will be met aa usual In the regular course." The Chronicle began publication on May 2S, 1593, as the only democratic morning paper then In Chicago. John E. Walsh, one of the chief owners, and formerly president of the Chicago National Hank, refused the support of his paper to William J. -Ilryan dur ing Iliyan's cundldaey for tho pres idency, and In the last national cam paign the Chronicle came out as a republican newspaper. The last issue of the Chicago Chronicle was Xo. 4 of volume 13. Memorial Day at Lincoln's Homt, Springfield, III. Many excursions brought thousands of people to Spring, field, the home and burial place of Abrahnm Lincoln, on this memorial day. There waB a stream of visitors all day to Lincoln's monument, where ex orcises were held In tho nftcrnoon un der tho aiiBplces of the Stephenson Post, G. A. R., of thla city. Col. M. C. Matthews of Pittsfleld, recently elected commander of the department of Illinois, Grand Army of the Re public, was orator of tho day. His ad dress dwelt especially upon the many evidences of complete reconciliation of the north and south. Rain at 8prlngfleld, Mo. Springfield, Mo. A rainstorm which set In early Wednesday continued, and necessitated tho postponement of the Memorial day exercises of tho Grand Army, scheduled for the Natlonnl cem etery. Tho exercises will bo held on Sunday. E. E. B. McJImsey, editor of the Springfield Republican, will be the orator. The confederate veterans will decorate the graves of their dead on the same day, and it is possible that the local confederate camps and local dand Army posts will unite in a public service. Lsnd Agitation Serious. Dublin, Ireland. The latest phase of the land agitation In the congested districts of Ireland Is taking the form of a crusade against the holders of grazing farms ou the eleven months' lease system ond Is developing wit Btcnt rapidity. Roscommon, Kings county, and North Tipperary . are the centers of lawlessness. In bygone times these localities saw many evic tions and today the peasants are de termined that the land shall be redis tributed to small holders. Heavy Rain at 8L Loula. hl Loula, Mo. St. Louis was visited Thursday afernoon and night and Friday morning by the heaviest rain which bus fallen In months. The preclptatlon regorded during the 18 hours of the storm was 2.28 Inches. There was little or no wind accom panylng the ralu, and no electrical disturbance. Longshoremen See End of Strike. Now -York, N. Y. Tho end of the strike of longshoremen seems to be near at hand. A meeting of the strik ers will be held Friday afternoon to hear and act on the report of the com mlttee of five strikers which conferred with the officials of the International Mercantile Co. on Wednesday. Porto Rico Business Men Protest. San Juan, P. R. The action of the executive council la approving the re cently dratted Feabody railroad rates has aroused protests among local busi ness men of Porto Rico and tbe minor ity members of the council, Frisco Police Chief Next. ' San Francisco It has been decided by District Attorney Langdon to call a meeting of tho grand Jury lo con sider the advisability of taking steps for the ousting of Chief of Police Plnan. . , . INCREASED 10,000 SHOWN BY REPORT8 OF WESTERN FEDERATION OF MINERS. WAGES RAISED DURING THE YEAR Where the Ten and Twelve-Hour Day Was Formerly in Force, They Now Work Eight Denver, Colo. An Increase of 10,000 In the membership of the Western Federation of Miners will bo shown by the rcitorts to be presented iu the annual convention, which will meet In Denver June 10 next. The executive board meets here to audit accounts nnd consider other routine matters. In tho absence of President Charles II. Moyer, who Is in prison In Idaho awaiting trial on the charge of complicity in the murder of former Gov. Frank Steunenberg, C. E. Ma bony, first vice president, will pro side. James Klrwun is acting as sec-mtary-treasurer in tho place of Wil liam P. Haywood, who Is now on trial at HoIsr for the Steunenberg murder. The other members of the executive board aro J. C. Lowney, Unite; Mar lon W. Moore, McCabe, Ariz.; Frank Schmulzer, Sllverton, Col.; Ernest Mills, Greenwood, B. C, an3 Joseph F. Hutchinson, Ilurke, Ionho. About 200 delegates, the largest number In the history of the organiza tion, are expected to attend the con vention. Tho states that will bo repre sented are California, Colorado, Ne vada, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Ari zona, South Dakota, Minnesota, Michi gan, Missouri, Washington, Oregon ltritlsh Columbia nnd Alaska. There will bo two or three delegates from Alaska. To Travel Under Ally's Flag. Toklo, Japan. Tho news that the Mrltlsh cruiser Monmouth will convey Prince Fushlnil from Vancouver to Yokohama and that tho Japanese en voy will bo thus able to travel thou sands of miles by water under an ally's flag has been received with profound satisfaction by tho Japanese, who re gard It us demonstrating the great pos sibilities of the Anglo-Japanese alli ance for insuring tho peace of the world. Railroad Buildings Burn. Kunsas City, Mo. Fire destroyed tbe repair shops of the Atchi son, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Co. in Argentine, Kas., causing a loss of $50,000. The blacksmith shop nnd the storeroom, containing much valuable material, were destroyed, but tho roundhouse was saved. Tho buildings were frame structures end they will be rebuilt Immediately of brick. Mutiny of 8ultan's Troops. Tangier, Morocco. A serious mut'ny of tho aultan's troops at Cana Ulancn has broken out. The trouble arose out of the non-payment of tho men. The mutineers attempted to seize mer chandise lying In tho custom honae, but the authorities succeeded in pre venting this by paying the men half the amount due them. Shot the Wrong Woman. Freeport, III. Mrs. Kdna Humelha gen, nineteen years old, was shot tr death by Herbert E. Springer, 18 years old, of Kockford, 111., who chased MrB. Humolhagen through a crowded street, thinking she was another wom an. Springer revived from an alco holic stupor and raved over the futal mistake. Nebraakana to the Northweit. Omaha, Neb. Ono hundred mem bers of the Omaha , Commercial club, accompanied by Gov. Georgo L. Sheldon as their guest, started on a sixteen days' excursion to the north west. They will take in tho principal towns of Idaho, Montana, Washington and Oregon. They have an especially equipped train of eight cars. Fireman Killed in Collision. Shawnee, Okla. A head-on collision between a northbound passengnr train and a southbound freight ou the Santa Fe railway, one mile north of Sewell, resulted In the death of Fireman John Downey of Gainesville, Tex., and the Injury of ten passen gers. Oklahoma Constitution in Court. Guthrie, Oklo. Litigation growing out of the constitutional conven tion nnd having a direct bearing on the special election to bo held for the ratification or rejection of the constitu tion for tho state of Oklahoma will be taken up by the Oklahoma supreme' court, which convenes here on June 4. Famous Confederate Dies. La Plato, Md. Captulu Wllllnrr. Fendlcy Dement, commander of Dement's bottery, famous In the con federate army, died at his home near Pomfret, Charles county, aged 80. Chile Strike Ended. Buenos Ayrea. The strike of rail way employes has ended and the men will return to work. Disputed audi tions will is arbitrated. . ' Wine Growers' Demonstration. Nlmes, France. A gigantic demon stration of wine growers was held here as a protest against the adul teration of, wine. Two hundred thou sand persons marched tn the proces sion. .' C''"" - -' '-, Japan Mines Sold for $1,000,000. Denver, .Col. By a deal closed Jn this city, -the Jftpnn (rroop of mines near Telurlde. Col., waa transferred to the Consolidated Mines Section Co., limited, of England, the consid eration being 11,000,000. , REPLY TO UNIFORM QUESTION.. Management States thst Public Senti ment Caused Discrimination. Norfolk, Va. Heplylng to official cognizance taken by the. uavy de partment of the exclusion of en listed men in uniform from the dan cing pavilion at the Pino Reach re-v sort adjoining the Jamestown exposi tion grounds, the management of the pavilion said that in excluding- enlist ed men in uniform it hud no idea or discriminating against tho service uni form, but that, owing to public preju dice against close association with the uniform the patrons of the dnnce pavilion had declared they would with draw If sailors were permitted on tho floor. Only for the preservation of tno profit and tho life of tho dancing con cession, they added, had tbe United States seamen been excluded. GATHERING OF JUDGES. Meet In Honor of Judge Wallace lr New York City. New York. A notable gathering, of Judges, state and federal, did honor at the Waldorf-Astoria to Fed eral Judge William J. Wallace, who has retired after over a quarter of a eentrrry on the bench. The dinner, at tended by some COO persons, was glven by members of tho "Par of the Btuto of New York." Former Judge Alton B. Parker presided. Those pres ent Included Judge E. Henry Lacombe,. of the United Stales circuit court; Wayne MacVcngh, of Philadelphia; Judge Le Ilnrnn II. Colt, of Rhode Is land, and Judge Horace H. Lurtou, of tho Tennessee federal bench. A HUNDRED YEAR CLUB. Members Expelled In Disgrace If They Die Under that Age. Cleveland, O. Chief Chemist Wi ley of tho United States depart ment of agriculture. In an address be fore tho graduating class of Case' School of Applied Science, suld: "I belong to a hundred year olubr any member of which who shall die before he's a hundred years old will be immediately expelled In disgrace. "Tho present generation Is going to llvo much longer than tho ono which came beforo this because it knowsi more about tho laws of diet, hygiene and surgery. "It's a rank disgrace for any man to dio except from old age." Tokio Newspaper Opinion. Toklo. The Asnhl, in Its leader, emphuslzos In carefully guarded words its opinion of tho absence of sincerity on tho part of the San Francisco municipal officials to protect the treaty rights of Japanese residents' and Insists on the necessity of ap proaching the Washington government with a demand that decided measure! be taken to exterminate the source of persecution ugalnst Japaneso citi zens. Fight In Courtroom. Wheeling, W. Va. Prosecuting At torney Charles Schuck and City Solicitor Samuel Doyce fought la the criminal court at the trial of James Higglns, who was arrested for carrying concealed weapons. Schuck is said to have struck Iioyro in th face. They clinched and wrestled, up setting furniture and causing women to scream. They were fined 50 each, Higglns was acquitted. Old Document Sold for $7,000. London. An Interesting; document dating back to 1092, was sold at auction here. It consisted of 23 written lines, ordering Ciipt. Camp bell of Glen Lyon to fall upon tho rebel MacDonald of Glencoe with 12 men and put all under 70 to the sword. The order was executed to tho letter. The bidding began at 250 and rapidly rose to $7,000. Minister Lee Has Recovered. Washington. A cablegram receiv ed at the state department from Panama stated that Mr. Lee, t lie- American minister to Guatemala anu Honduras, who has been In a hospital at Panama for several weeks, has suf ficiently recovered to be able to leave- for his post in a day or two. Mr. Lee fell down a staircase at the lega tion in Guatemala City. Cannon Speaks at Home Town. Greensboro, N. 0. Speaker .losep'h G. Cannon addressed the students and faculty of Guilford college, within two miles of the place of his birth, the occasion being tbe com mencement of tbe college. His speeehi dealt mainly with the progress of t lie country, especially of North Carolina, and the south. Services at Jefferson City. Jefferson City, Mo. Memorial day was observed here by a practical sus pension of business, the siute.'county and - city departments also belns closed. There was a prade by James A. Garfield post, Grand Army of tbe Republic, in which the school children took part Routed Sultan's Troops. Madrid Dlsputches received here from Melllla, Morocco, say that the rebels under the command of the pre tender recently attacked and, after a severe battle, routed tho sullan'a troops. -with great loss. B'Nsi B'Rtth Elects Officers. Louisville, Ky. Grand Lodge, Dis trict No. 2, b'Nal b'Rltb, elected A. Lowenthal, of Cleveland, president; Norton Goldsmith, of Louisville, vice resident, aud Victor Abraham, of Cin cinnati, secretary.