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DAMAGE IS HEAVY
8T0RM IN 00L0RAD0 AND WYOM- ING MUOH WORSE THAN SUPPOSED. HAIL fALL WAS INrRECEDENTED MAMMOTH HAILSTONES STRIKE SHEEP DEAD AND INJURE CATTLE. CROPS WIPED OUT Of EXISTENCE FARM HOUSES AND BARNS ARE WRECKED AND 1OWN8 FLOODED. Denver, Colo., Aug. fc.Details of the storm which prevailed al^ig he east ern slope of the Rocky moua: lins in Colorado and Southern Wyoming on Wednesday night show it to have been much more severe than at first sup posed. In some sections the hailfall was unprecedented. In the neighbor hood of Greely and Eaton IA the north ern part of Colorado, chunks of ice mtasuring in some instances ten inches in length fell and great damage was wrought. Sheep were suuck dead in the corrals and cattle and horses were severely injured. Farmhouses and hams were wreeked and crops utterly wiped out of existence." Near Greely a man named Johnson was severely bruised and rendered unconscious by the hail. Near Lafayette, Coio., there were twe storms, the second following the first within fifteen minutes and With Greater Severity. The streets of the town were flood ed, cellars filled with wuctr and trees and shrubbery were stripped of foli age. Many window panes were brok en. The crops in the country sur rounding were destroyed. Hail lay on the ground in a great many places tb a depth of two feet. Damage in and around Lafayette ia estimated at $200.- 000. In Southern Colorado the rainfall was heavy, approaching the propor tions of a cloudburst in several places. Railway traffic was stopped on the Rio Grande for some time by wash outs. The Santa Fe was also seriously affected. VESSEL'S LONG TRIP. Arrives at Porland, Or., After Voyage Lasting Kiure Than a Year. Portland, Or., Aug. .After a voy age lasting BLJi-e chan a year the French bark Giuud Duchesse Olga, with a general merchandise cargo, yesterday arrived in the Columbia riv er from Antwerp. Her passage is one of the longest on record, and but for the fact that she has been spoken every now and then her name would probably long ago have been placed among the lost. The Olga encountered numerous stor ns after leaving Ant werp, one off the coast of South Amer ica, threatenin0 her with destruction. OPINION AGAINST CANAL. Colembian Lawyer Says Congress Can not Accept Hay-Herran Treaty. Colon, Aug. The latest advices from Bogota state that the adversaries of the Panama canal treaty have as sumed a new attitude which is baaed on the recentjy published opinion of an eminent lawyer at Bogota, who says that acceptance by the Colombian con gress of the Hay-Herran treaty would be unconstitutional because congress did not sanction the last canal project 'and for other technical reasons. Dr. Jose Insignares has been nominated to succeed Dr. Joachim Velez as gov ernor of the department at Bolivar. POWDER LETS GO. Eight Mine, Italians Injured in Three Fatally. Fairmont, W. Va., Aug. J.A terrific" explosion of powder at Monongahela Mine No. 2 yesterday morning result ed in the injuring of eight Italian miners, three of whom cannot recover. The men were in a mine car going down the slope of the mine entrance. One man on the rear of the car car ried some cans of powder strung from a coal auger. This rested on his shoulder. He accidentally touched the electric trolley wire over his head with the auger and the powder ex ploded. OVERCOME BY GAS. 0 Three Men Are in a Serious Condition i the different funds of $12,905. and One May Die. Tiffin, Ohio, Aug. Fire Chief Wiemer, Capt. Gregg and Fireman Jo seph Fralley, Charles Souders, Frank Stourn and Albert Harris were over come by carbonic gas while investigat ing a supposed fire in Wilson's cold storage plant. All are in a serious condition, and Souders will probably die. COULDN'T GIVE ALARM. Robbers Tie Girl to Chair While They Rifle the Premises. Sioux City, Iowa, Aug. 3.Robbers who visited the home of, Henry De laney, a farmer at Sioux Point, trad Miss Delaney, a niece of the farmer, to a chair and took $2 in cash away from her, then went through the house and took 416 more. Miss Delaney was the only person at home when the robbers called and asked for something to eat They released the girl after taking the Bumey and escaped. GOULD LINES IN NORTHWEST. System Would Like to Acquire the Chicago G^-eat Western. St. Paul, Aug. The Gould system is said to be seeding an entrance into St. Paul and the Northwest by ac quiring the Chicago Great Western. This statement, made yesterday by a very reliable authority, is not denied by officials of the Chicago Great West ern, and has the further confirmation of statements made by a high official of the Gould system in Chicago this week, all of which indicate that the Gould and Rockefeller interests joint ly are planning to secure a controlling interest in the line. This official indi cated further that the Rockefeller and Gould interests have decided that the Gould system must have lines in the Northwest in order to meet the com petition of the Rock Island, the Illi nois Central, and other powerful lines that have already acquired entrance to and branches in the agricultural and stockralsing Northwest. TAX HITS HER HARD. Mrs. Norris Objects Giving Uncle Sam a 1 illion and More. Milwaukee. Aug. The revenue de partment at Washington has handed down an opinion that Mrs. Charles W. Norris, an adopted daughter of the late Daniel WeKo, millionaire lumberman, must pay an inheritance tax that will amount to $1,500,000. The ruling of the department is that she pay $15 for every $100 that she inherited, and as the total amounts to $10,000,000, she will have to give up one-sixth of the amount to the government. The at torneys for Mrs. Norris propose to fight the case and carry it to the Unit ed States supreme court. They hold that Mrs. Norris, being an adopted daughter of the late millionaire, bears the same relation to him as a blood re lation would, and that the tax, there fore, should be greatly reduced. LICENSE GOES BY FAVOR. Town Boards Have a Clear Right to Discriminate Among Applicants. Sioux Falls, S. D., Au. Judge Jones of the state circuit court in this city has decided an important case, in volving the right of towns to refuse to grant licenses for the sale of intoxi cating liquors. One Larson asked that a writ of mandamus compelling the town bo...i of Fairvtew, Lincoln coun ty, to i^due him a license be granted. The town voted in favor of license, and Larson made an application in regular form for a permit to sell intox icating liquors, but the town board de nied his application. The board pro* duced testimony to the effect that it had refused Larson a license on the ground that he was not a fit person to conduct a saloon. Judge Jones, after listening to the arguments, sustained the board in the stand taken. WISCONSIN BANKERS MEET. They Elect Officers and Hear Papers on Financial Questions. Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. Wis consin Bankers' accosiation conven tion yes^rday elected officers as fol lows: President, J. M. Holley of La Crosse vice president, Joseph L. Fieweger of Menasha secretary, John Camp bell of Milwaukee treasurer, E. A. Dow of Plymouth members of the executive council, to fill vacancies by expiration of terms, Frederick Kasten of Milwaukee, J. W. P. Lombard of Milwaukee and A. H. Grout of Waus'au. A paper by James H. Eckels of Chicago on "The Currency Question," was read by proxy. A. J. Frame of Waukesha addressed the convention on "Sound vs. Soft Money," and Con gressman C. N. Fowler told of the merits of the Fowler bill. FAMILY SCRAP IN COURT. Vanarse Kindred Seem to Be Slightly at Outs With One Another. Spring Valley, Wis., Aug. The private affairs of the Vanarse family are having an airing in court here. Peter Vanarse, the father, has sued Mrs. Vanarse and three of his sons to recover property deeded to them some time ago, as he claims, without con sideration. John Vanarse, one of the sons, has sued another for damages received In a fight. Mrs. Vanarse had her husband and two of the boys put under bonds to keep the peace and Is also suing Vanarse for damages. Firemen's Relief. Winona, Aug. The annual meet ing of the firemen's relief association was held yesterday and resulted in fhe election of the following officers: President, Chief Wise C. Norton vice president, John Tierney secretary and treasurer, J, R. Libera. The re port of the treasurer shows a balance Drowned in the Missouri. Helena, Mont., Aug. Eugene Cooney, eldest son of former Repre sentative Cooney of Cascade county, was drowned in the Missouri river last evening. He had cone out boating and was not seen again, his boat being found below the dam. He was about fifteen years old. Victim of Bright's Disease. Moorhead, Minn., Aug. 8.Andrew Holes, one of the first settlers of the Red river valley, died at his home here of Bright's disease. He had been a res ident of this city for thirty-two years and was sixty-seven years of age. Farmer's Neck Broken. Iowa Falls, Iowa, Aug. ".John M. Bailey, an old resident of Jackson township, in this county, fell backward from a haystack and broke his neck, on a charge of larceny of $5,000, which He was stacking hay when the acci- 1 he is said to have appropriated to his dent occurred. QV& USA, FIVE LOST AT SEA BARGE FOUNDERS NEAR NEW YORK DURING A HEAVY 8TORM. ONLY TWO OF CREW ARE RESCIED SEAS BREAK OVER THE LITTLE VESSEL AND SHE GOES DOWN QUICKLY. CAPTAIN'S EIGHT E0R UfE RESCUED WITH DECK HAND IN AN ALMOST EXHAUSTED CONDITION. New Bedford, Mass., Aug. -The fcarge Florrie, in tow of the tug Bos well, while on her way from Norfolk for Providence, foundered early Wednesday morning between Bernegat and Fire Island during a heavy north east storm. Capt. Cobb of the barge and one of the deck hands were saved, but Mrs. Cobb, the captain's wife, a ten-year-old son, a boy named Jones, the engineer and cook of the barge GIRL NO SLAVE NOW. OFF FOR A LONG TRIP. Small Steamer to Sail From Chicago to a Brazilian Port. Chicago, Aug. .?iOne of the longest trips ever undertaken by a steamer of its size and construction will be that of the little Brazilian steamship San Salvador, now in Chicago. The ves sel has just come from a shipyard at Winthrop harbor, near Waukegan. and It will be necessary to follow a course of nearly 6,000 miles long to deliver the boat in Maranhao. PLEASURE FOR CHILDREN. They Will Be Entertained at White House Grounds. Washington, Aug. President Roosevelt has directed Col. Symuns to open the White House grounds Satur day afternoon to 500 poor children whose parents are unable to take them into the country. A.jconcert is given by the Marine band every Saturday. The children will be admitted by card The outing is under the auspices of the I Women's Rescue league. CAPT. HOFFMAN HURT. Only Survivor of America's Crew In jured in Dodging an Automobile. New York, Aug. o. Capt. Henry Hoffman, the only survivor of the I schooner yacht America's crew, who was a boy aboard the boat when she lifted the now famous cup in English water, has been badly hurt in a run away near his home in Brooklyn. His carriage was overturned while trying to dodge an automobile. Senator Money Renominated. Jackson, Miss., Aug. Returns from the state up to midnight indicate that in the Democratic primaries United States Senator H. D. Money has been renominated and J. K. Varda man will get the governorship. Trolley Cars Collide. Sharon, Pa., Aug. a.While returhi ing from a picnic last evening a trol ley car on the Youngstown & Sharon electric line ran into a car ahead, kill ing Joseph Bees and Injuring about twenty others. Charged With Larceny. New York, Aug. Detectives yes terday arrested Joseph Cowan, a broker who lives at Maluchen, N. J., went down with the vessel and were lost. The Boswell sailed from Norfolk, I tions tbey may have to make and what towing the barges Emelie and Florrie, I means might have been adopted to pre- the latter being the stern boat. On the way up the coast a heavy storm was encountered Tuesday night and at 11:30 o'clock that nigLc the deck house aft was Swept Off by the Sea. The sea broke over the stern of the little vessel, filling her very quickly,, so that she went down stern foremost. Capt. Cobb had just time to seize the two boys, one under each arm, who stood beside him in the pilot. Mrs Cobb, the engineer and cook were all below and were carried down with the sinking barge. The waves tore Capt. Cobb's hold from the two boys, who were swept away. Capt. C.bb and the deck hand clung to a hatch and were rescued nearly exhausted in about half an hour by the tug. The tug sailed yesterday afternoon for Boston with the survivors. The Florrie was bound for Providence with 2,000 tons of coal. in Said to Have Been in Bondage South Dakota. Chicago, Aug. After spending fifteen of the seventeen years she has lived in alleged bondage on a South Dakota ranch, Miss Louise ilaby has been rescued, it is reported, and is Aow safe in the home of her uncle, John Mayer, 6323 Normal aven~t. The young girl was sold to a Da1, a plant- er for $25, it is said, when she was two years old. She never left the ranch in her life, never went to school, and her existence from her earliest child hood was one of horror, it is said: A few days ago her uncle discovered her whereabouts and made arrangements with neighbors to aid her in escaping. MILLIONS IN WAGE3. Increase Due te Concerted Action of the Unions. Chicago, Aug. '.The sum of $100,- 000,0000 was said yesterday by Slason Thompson, editor of the Railway News, to represent the increase of the payrolls of the United States in the last year. "Some of this, probably $50,000,000," he said, "is ^ue to the natural increase of business of the country, but the bal ance comes from the concerted action of the unions, particularly of the con ductors and trainmen, in asking for and securinc increased pay. This movement, *o which the Rock Island is the latest to yield, began a year ago in Kansas City. The Rock Island was reluctant to grant the desired increase, and did so only after a referendum i vote of its employes showed that the men were firm in their demands." TO PROBE LYNCHINGS. Gov. Yates Wants Information From Sheriffs. Springfield, 111., Au* '".Gov. Yates yestercia/ sent letters to Sheriff Whk.Os. of Vermillion county, Thompson St. Clair and Roche of Alexander, calling attention to the fact that within the last six months there have been outbreaks of lawlessness in the form of ynch law in their counties in the worst form. They are ordered to forward at once in writing a brief statement of all facts to their knowl edge In reg .d to the recent lynch- ingB, together with any recommenda- vent such lynchings. PIETY AND PUGILISM. St. Louis Church Enlivens Its Enter tainment JH^ith Boxing. St. Louis, Aug Several spirited boxing bouts re .joints exclusively were the featut of a lawn entertain ment given last e\ ening by members of All Saint's parish on the church grounds at Sixty-third street and Ma ple avenue. The original intention was to have the affair a lawn party and musical, but a number of the parish ioners prevailed upon the management to introduce a few friendly bouts with gloves as a matter of novelty. Tins feature is distinctly new in ohurch en tertainments in St. Louis and the at tendance was greatly augmente* thereby. MUST PAY TAX. Mrs. Siieridan Finds Her Tapestries an Expensive Luxury. Washington, Aug. J.Under a decis ion rendered by the corporation coun cil of UK district, Mrs. Sheridan, the widow of Gen. Phil Sheridan, will be compel'-d to pay a personal tax upon the tap-'uries valued at $15,000, which were presented the general shortly be fore he died. The tapestries have for some time been on exhibition at the National museum, and recently Mrs. Sheridan withdrew them from an auc tion sale because they would not bring the price she had fixed upon them. MOURNED SIXTY-FIVE YEARS. Now Henry Comb3 Goes to Meet His Sweetheart. New York, Aug. After having lived sixty-five years as a hermit Hen ry Comuo is dead in his hut near Inn wood, L. I. When twenty-two years old Combs was engaged to marry. His DRIVEN OFF BY CUBA. Railway Company Tries to Build on United States Naval Station. Santiago, Cuba, Aug Some engi neers who were surveying a site for a terminal of the Cuba Eastern railway on the United States naval reservation on Guantanamo bay were warned off by the American officers there, but re fused to go. Admiral Coghlan there upon notified the Cuban government and President Paliaa sent a revenue cutter, which forcibly ejected the tres passers. The railway having aci the land, claima heavy damages. fVih Demand Recognition of Union Which Entails Reduction In Wages. New York, Aug. Union men re cently employed by a firm of machin ists in Jersey City have struck practi cally for a reduction from $3.75 to $3 for a day's work. The men were brought from other points and were paid more than the union scale, but, the proprietors assert, they demand Shot a Union Picket. Chicago, Aug. T. John C. Weller, foreman in the Cornice factory of E- A. Rysdon & Co., last night, while be ing attacked by union pickets, shot and killed Michael Sweeney, a union cor nicemaker. Fought a Pistol Duel. betrothed died. He left his home, built a little hut on the bay front, and I Maria, in Trasteyere, the cardinal there made his home until the day of I titular church. He was warmly re his death. Nine months^ ago Combs' only brother died and left him proper ty valued at $18,000. An unsuccessful effort was then made to have him le Join his relatives. hi fa lolVrfs ^oorrv recognition of the union regardless of man named John Maddox was se- the consequent reduction in wages. Sent to Prison. Burlington track. He would have been Manila. Aug. Fifty ladrones who killed had he not jumped into Kemp's were implicated in the recent raids slough, near Langdon, and reached the near Surigao in the Province of Min danao, have been sentenced to long terms of imprisonment. Memphis, Tenn., Au~ Sheriff Henry L. Williamson of De Soto coun ty. Miss., was shot and probably mor-' may die from injuries tally wounded in a pistol duel with Scuults several times, and he is in bad County Surveyor W. H. Moody of De condition. Schultz has been demented Soto county. I for some time. CROWN FOR PIUS X. ATTENTION NOW CENTERED ON THE SOLEMN CORONATION CEREMONY. FUNCTION TO LAST FIVE HOURS SIXTY THOUSAND TICKETS WILL BE ISSUED FOR THE EVENT. DIPLOMATS ARE RECEIVED POPE SURPRISES THEM WITH KNOWLEDGE OF GcNERAL POLITICS. Rome, Au: The attention of Rome is now ccuter'v t.- so^uin coronation cc/emony \.-iich is to take place on Sunday, and for which great preparations are making. The throne of St. Peter, which which Pius X. will occupy, will be surmounted by a canopy forty feet high. The function will consume five hours. The pope has informed the Vatican officers that he wishes to be received on the thresh hold of the- basilica by Cardinal Ram pella. who. as archpriest of the church, will address the formal greetings to him. At the close of the ceremony the pope will confer hi6 blessing on the people. It is expectec that 60,000 tickets will be issued for the event. During one full hour ^Usterday morning there seemed to be nothing but Vibrating Sounds in Rome, so penetrating were the strokes of the bells of about five hun dred churches, which, all ringing to gether, absorbed all other noises. The ringing was in honor of the election of Pius X., a welcome unique of its kind and ordered by Cardinal Resphigi, vicar of Rome. All the churches cele brated masses for the event. The bells involuntarily served another purpose, that of ringing in the great ceremony of the reception of the diplomatic body accredited to the holy see. The reception took place in the throne room and was attended by all the cardinals. Senor a'Antas, the Portuguese amr bassador, and dean of the corps, read in a clear voice uie collective greeting of his colleagues, presenting their homage to the new pope and assuring him of their fidelity. Pius X. answered with great cordial ity, thanking them heartily for their good wishes. All then kissed his hand, and the pontiff then took this op portunity of speaking personally to each. Showing a Knowledge of the politics of the different coun tries which surprised the diplomats, the new pontiff being credited with taking small interest in affairs outside Italy. It was another surprise them to hear him speak French, if not fluently, at least with a certain readi ness. Altogether the whole audience gave promise of a new era of interna tional cordiality at the Vatican. Cardinal Gibbons, accompanied by his conclavist, Father P. C. Gavan, yesterday visited the Church of Santa ceived by the whole chapter, headed by the canon and archpriest. FREE-FOR-ALL FIGHT. Passenger Train Is Scene of a Revol ver Scrimmage. Aberdeen, S. D., Aug. 1\. Passen gers on a Hastings & Dakota passen ger train report a lively time on board yesterday morning near Ortoiuville. One of the travelers on board claimed to have been robbed while he was asleep, and thought he knew who did the work. The train crew tried to find i out the truth of the accusation, when five friends of the suspected man took ar Aarn^aaa STRIKE FOR LOWER PAY. an( siz 1 drew revolvers to empha i views. Bullets flew fast fo a few minutes Th conductorr was touched by one, and an other man, identity not known, is believed to have been shot in the shoulder. After a strenuous half-hour the trainmen prevailed, and the arrival at Ortonville was marked by the arrest of several of those who had taken part in the row. PLAYED IN HARD LUCK. Colored Man Is Robbed and Chased Into a Slough. Hastings, Minn., Aug. J.A colored verely stabbed with a knife and robbed by a companion, also colored, on the opposite side, when he crawled up to D. A. Kemp's residence and was given attention. FATHER KILLS DAUGHTER. Also Shoots His Son-in-Law With Per haps Fatal Effect. Neillsvllle, Wis., Aus. Gottleib Schultz, living west of the city, shot and killed his daughter and wounded, perhaps fatally, his son-in-law, Pat Leydon. The physicians have not yet located the bullet, which entered Ley don's breast. Both Leydon and Schultz Leydon struck NEWS IN BRIEF. Overflow Frem the Wires In a Con densed Form. Edwin P. Harris, a well known con tractor, died at his heme at Detroit, MicU. The National Association of Windew Trimmers of America elected Eugene H. Hyman official editor and chose Dayton, Ohio, for the next convention. Capt. George Fearing Hollis, form erly United States consul a*- Cape Town, South Africa, died at Maiden, Mass. He was sixty-three years of age. Justice Dugro of New York has signed the final decree of divorce in favor of Blanch Walsh the acress. in her suit against Alfred Hickman, to whom she was married in 1896. Fire which started in the store of Former State Senator J. G. W. Havens at Point Ple:.sant, N. J., destroyed sev eral business houses in the center of the town. The damage is $100,000. The machinery department, com prising the ^ain building of the Piqua plant of th American School Furni ture compani at Piiua Ohio, was de stroyed by Lre. Loss, $75,000 insur ance, $27,000. William G. Shapiott, for the past eight years one of the most prominent mining and real estate men at Colo rado Springs, Colo., shot himself thro' the heart in his oflce. He left a note saying that financial troubles had driven him to suicide. THE MARKETS. Latest and Quotations From Grain L.ve Stock Centers. St. Paul, nuj Wheat No. 1 Northern, 86 88c No. 2 Northern, 85@87c No. S, 81c no grade, 82@S4c. CornNo. 8, 54c No. 4, 52c no grade, 47 48c. Rye No. 2, 471-2@48c. BarleyMalting grades, 45@ 50c feed grades. 39(&)44c. i Minneapolis, Aug. WheatNo. I 1 hard, 87 l-4c No. 1 Northern, 86 l-2c No. 2 Northern, 84 l-2@86c. Duluth, Aug. 8. Wheat No. 1 hard, 86 u-8c No. 1 Northern, 86 l-8o No. 2 Northern, 84 l-8c flax, 96 3-4c oats, 34@341-2c rye, 50 l-2c barley. 34@45c. Milwaukee, A Wheat No. 1 Northern, 89@y*Jc No. 2 Northern, 871-2@88 1-2c. EyeNo. 1, 52 l-2c. BarleyNo. 2, 56@60c. Oats, 37c. Corn, 52(5)52 5-Sc. Chicago, Aug. Wheat No. 2 red, 81@811-2c No. 3 red, 801-2c No. 2 hard winter, 78 1-2c No. 3 hard winter, 78c No. 1 Northern spring, 84c No. 2 Northern spring, 82c No. 3 spring, 7780c. CornNo. 2, 52c No. 3, 51 3-4c. Oats No. 2, 31 811-2c No. 3, 80 3-4@31c. Sioux City, Iowa, Aug. Cattle Beeves, $4 5.15 cows, bulls and mixed, $firstname.lastname@example.org stockers and feed ers, $2.50)3.70 calves and yearlings, $email@example.com. Hogs, $firstname.lastname@example.org bulk, $email@example.com. Chicago, Aug. CattleGood to prime steers, $5 J.('J)5.60 stockers and feeders, $firstname.lastname@example.orgO. HogsMixed and butchers, $5.25 5.75 good to choice heavy, $email@example.com bulk of sales, $5.40 @5.66. SheepGood to choice weth ers, $3.50(8)3.90 fair to choice mixed. $firstname.lastname@example.org Western sheep, $email@example.com native lambs, $firstname.lastname@example.org. South St. Paul, Aug Cattle Good to choice steers, $4.25@5 good to choice cows and heifers, $3.25@4 veals, $z. ')0@5 steer calves, $email@example.com good to ^uoice stock cows and heifers, $2.50@3. Hogs Bulk, $firstname.lastname@example.org common to good heavy, $email@example.com good light mixed and lights. $5.40 5.50. Sheep Good to choice shorn lambs, $5.506 good to choice yearling weth ers, $firstname.lastname@example.org heavy, $3.50@4 good to choice ewes, medium weight, $2.50@ 2.75 heavy, $3.25 3.60 culls and stock ewes, $2.50@3. TRY TO BURN TOWN. People of Ashland (Or.) Terrorized by Incendiaries. Portland, Or., Aug. A special to the Oregonian from Ashland, Or., says that the residents are alarmed over what is believed to be a deliberate at tempt to burn the town. Since 10 o'clock last night three apparently in cendiary fires occurred. At midnight a dozen special policemen went on guard. Seven tramps have been ar rested on suspicion. Praised by Roosevelt. Elgin, 111., Auj. "".T. G. F. Dolby, a pioneer member of the Elgin board of trade, lined up his fourteen children and twenty-two grandchildren yester day and read tnem a telegram from President Roosevelt congratulating him on "his "loyalty to the nation in doing more than his share in the way of increasing the population of this hustling republic." Five Injured in Collision. Kansas City, Aug A Santa Fe passenger train collided with a freight train at Elizabeth, Kan., as a result of which five persons were injured. Hotel Unroofed by Storm. Perry Park, Colo., Aug. &.During a high wind the roof of the hotel was blown off and a pavillan blown down. Five persons were injured. Bad Fire at Redfteld. Redfield, S. D., Aug TThe depart ment store of Fred Blume was gutted by fire early yesterday morning. Loss, $50,000 partly Insured. The store was the largest in the city and the fall stock had just been opened. Killed by a Fall. Decatur, 111., Au. Mrs. Joseph Shoaf, aged seventy-nine, was killed by a fall here yesterday. Her father was Dennis Haiks, a cousin of Abraham Lincoln, who taugh Lincoln to read and write.