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PROGRESSIVE FARMER AND COTTON PLANT. Tuesday, November 1, 1904. GENERAL NEWS The Lesser Events of Last Week. - President Roosevelt was 46 years old Friday. Russia, it is reported, has pur chased the Chilean navy. Senator Fairbanks continued his stumping tour into Michigan. Cornelius Van Cott, Postmaster of New York city, died suddenly. The Episcopal general convention adjourned to meet in Richmond, Va., in 1907. The total casualties of - Japanese at the battle of Shakhe River were 15,879. Dr. V. T. Hoffman at Sumter, S. C, beat his wife and then committed suicide. Senator N. B. Scott claimed West Virginia for the Republican ticket by 35,000 majority. Gen. Nelson A. Miles has written a letter advising Civil War veterans to vote for Parker. General Kuropatkin was appointed commander-in-chief of the Russian land forces in Manchuria. The people of Arizona object to being united with New Mexico and admitted as a single State. An airship at St. Louis, owned by Thomas S. Baldwin, of San Francis co,, made a flight of ten miles. The United States Steel Corpora tion's quarterly report showed a large falling off in net earnings. A sub-marine torpedo boat, be- iievea 'ml lf fjii LMIOT-Japan Or itUS sia', was launched at Newport News. The formal opening of the Sub way in New York city to the trav eling public took place Friday night. Governor Odell says he will take into the New York courts 10,000 cases of alleged fraudulent registra tion. In the nine months ended with September the exports of American wheat and flour both fell off mate rially. Mrs. James Longstreet, widow of the famous Confederate general, has been appointed postmaster at Gainesville, Ga. Hon. W. J. Brvan is quoted as saying his Indiana tour has given him confidence in a Democratic vic tory in that State. " Serious forest fires are reported in Georgia as the result of the protract ed drought; many turpentine tracts have been destroyed. The State Department has sent notes to American diplomats abroad looking to a reconvention of The Hague peace conference. The new double track of the Southern Railway between Washing ton and Orange. Va.. a distance of 85 miles, is now open for traffic. Dan Patch paced a mile in 1.56, the fastest time ever made by a har ness horse, and Major' Delmar trot ted a mile to a high wheeled sulky in 2.07, which breaks the record made by Maud S., just twenty years ago. Andrew Carnegie, who arrived in New York from Europe, says he is for Mr. Roosevelt's election, but agrees with Judge Parker on many things. The trial of ex-Mayor McCue for the murder of his- wife at Charlottes ville, Va., began. Dr. McCue, broth er of the accused, was the first wit ness. Eugene V. Debs, Socialist candi date for President, spoke in New York, declaring there would soon be only two classes capitalists and laborers. , A negro man was lynched by a mob of masked men at Berkley, near Nor folk, Va. Troops were called out to prevent race troubles and stayed on duty till Friday. The suit of a negro to force the school officials of Kennett Square. Pa., to seat his children among the whites is causing indignation at the Pennsylvania school law. , The Supreme Court holds the use of palm oil in the manufacture of oleomargarine constitutes a coloring matter and the product, therefore, is taxable at 10 cents a pound. A dispatch says that because some negro families at Mountain Home, Idaho, sent their children to the pub lic schools there, 25 masked men one night drove all colored people from the town. The colored people appeal ed to the Governor for protection. The Russian Baltic fleet fired upon a British fishing fleet in the North Sea, sinking several boats; two fish ermen were killed and several wounded; the affair caused great ex citement in England; at London the Russian ambassador was mobbed by a crowd of people. The largest hotel in the world is to be built in Chicago. It will cost $10, 000,000, be 22 stories high, and in size and magnificence, it is stated, will dwarf any structure of the kind ever erected. A syndicate of Chicago and Eastern capitalists' will be the builders and owners. The matter of removing the South western Presbyterian University from Clarksville, Tenn., to Atlanta Ga., has been under consideration. Those who oppose the removal of the University have secured an injunc tion to prevent such action and the matter goes into the courts. general election is to be held in Canada on November 3d. The prin cipal issue is the proposed construc tion of a national trans-continental railway, the eastern section of which is to be built by the government and leased to the Grand Trunk Pacific Company the western section to be built by the Grand- Trunk- Pacific Company, the bonds of which are to be guaranteed by the government. 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