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IT, It. MULLANlTrakUitier. GAIILSHAI), If, M 1 " -f EVENTS OF tiVtUIYWHUHfc. Tho public school of Durant I. T., opened with n total attendance ot MO. John Y. MoKnne died at Ills homo ot Coney Island, N. Y. Tho training ship Mnnongnhola ar rlrcd nt Capo Henrr. Va.. safely. Illshop Pierce, nrst Hplscopal bishop of Arkansas, died at Faycttcvllle, Ark. The Garden City hotel at (lardon City. N. Y., burned. All the guests -s-raped. Hngleweod, 8. D., anme near being destroyed by forest firm a few days ago. Alfred Wilson Is under arrest nt Arapahoe, Ok., charged with highway robbery. Tho tug lied Cloud was wroeked off Cedar Point, 0., and It was thought lhreo Urea were lost. A severe ryelane did much damage to chipping and prepeity at PonU Del Eftda, Azore Islands. Fire at Peennnlng village, Mich., do irtroyod thirty-eight frame buildings. Loss o 1 1 mated at $76,000. Tho Dawes commission has nrrlvod at South MeAlestor, I. T., and coin menred onrolllnR Choctaw citizens. tJoii. Ilrooko onblotl the death ot Private Murray K. Kempt, first Infan try, ot; Aur. 30 ot heart falluru, at Gucnajuy, Ills hollnoM, Pope Sophronlus, pa trlarrh of the Orthodox Creek church ot Alexandria, Hthlnpa, and Ilgypt died, a nod 108. Ulark Hawk, the moat r. 1 chief ot the Wlseonslns Winnebago Indians, dlixl In the town of llrockway, Wle., aged 90 year. Clem ami Mamie Darnell, tho out laws who killed Marshal Wilson and wounded Sheriff Kilter at Sedan, Kan., have been captured. Kev. William Moffatt. I). I).. LL. D., twnty-elght yearn president nf Hre klnn college, and for many yoara odl tor of the Associated deformed Pres byterian, died at Due West, S. O. Atrungemonts nro bolng for mod in Bt. Imls for n gigantic now long (lis tnnre telephone enterprise, which will cover all Important points In tho Mis nlsslppl valloy. Tho transport Ohio will loavo Ma nila for NaRHsakl, Japan, to bring tho troops that worn on board tho United States transport Morgan City whan sho vent aground there. Tho dry kiln ot the Calcasieu Illvrr Lumber company nt Oukdalc, Iji., with 00,000 feet of lumber, was destroyed by lire. Origin of flrn unknown, Ixise es timated at about 11500. John Pollock was shot and killed, Win. Thayer was seriously wounded and alxiut eight men were hurt In n fight between the strikers at Uie col lieries In West Plltston, Pa. The Indian Territory Pros Aaaocln tlnn holds Its annual meeting In Ard more Sept. 27 ntid IS. Over eighty pa pers will tie represented and the meet ing will be an enthusiastic one. More than 100 Chicago Hermans so cieties, bavlng 11.000 members, wle brnted the IMth anniversary of tlx birth of Geothe. Over 36.000 persons attended tho oelobrntlon nt Sunny Sldu park. At the gamea of the St James Cath olic association at Holly park. New York, Fred Horner of Iwg Ilronch 1oat the world's standing high Jump record, clearing the tnpo at flro feet four Inches. The secretary of war has ordered the thirty-third regiment of volunteers from ort Nam Houston. Texaa. to San Francism for embarkation to the Phil ippines The regiment Is commands' by Cel. Hare. lly I he rnpetxlng of the yacht AbsdU In Rhpebad bay Ore peraoaM were drowned. The victims nr' Dr. John H fttoadman. William Nelson. Harry Htgglna. Fiank Axery. all of George town. Me., and James A. Martin of llostoii. The yacht waa upset In a squall. Marine Hospital Surgeon Irwin, coat to Msbon ami Oporto to Intestinal the plague outbreak, eabled that be had mailed a report Hie tablegrnm conveys no la format toe retarding the plague and It la Inferos! that noibly the situation 1 not sa sartoua as nis ben thought, although there', may 1e other reoMtw for the omlaaton. P. Jamison and James Arnold of Tonkawa shot and killed each other In a Htreot duel at Foaea City. Ok., the other day a a result of a quarrel. Hev. J. Iteeve. presiding ekler of the Ixsxlngton dmtrlct t the Methodist conference of Kentucky, waa found guilty by tho investigating board of the cnnferauM of conduct unbecoming a minister and waa expelled trow the ronfereura. A dual was closad at Denver by which an Itagllo syndleaU asirrlHUWi for U.Mt.dM. tho Hroaortlea of the ItlK Five Mining tampaar at Ward. Col. The prepertlM Include the Hi Wot. Dew Drop. Columbia and other trell known gold producers. AffAIRS IN CUBA. Difference of Opinion Exists Between Mr.f'orterand Gen. Garcia IN REGARD TO ANNEXATION. Gen. Garcia Declares Oar Cammlssleser lias Gets Influsxc 4 iy reoste Wb llava Nt Volte ttlta toe Native Cabin. Washington, Sept. 12. Special Com mlsslonrr Porter has submitted a re port to tho president In which ho takes tho positive ground t tint tho Cubans are In favor of annexation to the Uni ted States This statomont Is combated by Oen. Callxto darcln, tho Cuban pa triot. In a statement mado public yester day, den. Onrcln takes Isstio with Commissioner Porter In a way that enn not be misunderstood. Ooli. Qarola asserts that Mr. Purtcr could not havo talked with leading Cubans, elso he would not havo been led Into making assertions so misleading and so oppo site to Iho real suiitlmonts of tho peo ple ot tho Islnud. He declares that our commissioner has been guldod In reaching his conclusions by tho opin ions and advice ot tnon who nro Span lards and have no voice or feeling In common with tho native population of tho Island ot Cuba. lu short, Oen. Uni .. aocusoa Com sluner Porter's report om first to last llueucod by the Murqms de Apoztegula, who Is, ho says, u Spanlurd who be longs to the American sugar trust, and who has all his life been opposed to the Cubans in their struggle for free dom. "This man," said Oen. Garcia, "was the ardent spokesman of Woy lor lu Cuba, the worst enemy of Cubu to-day, a mercenary at - art, ready to yield his convictions to the highest bidder." don. Garcia went through Commis sioner's Porter report from first to last finding ilawa us fust tw he could turn tho pagus, "Ho rufora to u thoughtful Cuban by tho name of Adolfo Munoz," said tho general. "1 never heard of such n man and I know nil tho Cubans on the Inland whoso opinions uro worthy of consideration." In his btatcmunt, (leu. O arc I a at tempts to show that Commissioner Porter hnd not consulted Cubuns, but had drawn from thusu who wcro In Imlcul to Cuban freedom uud Indepen dence. He mentioned the nuiiios of dozena of Cubans whoso names ure Interwoven with Cuba's struggle but who had not been considered. "The Cu bans," said he, In conclusion, "do want Independence and an honest cen sus will provo 1U" ruiivrnl uf limtlt, N'owport, It. I Sept. 11. The funer al ot the Into Ambassador .lainoa li. liustls was held nt the cottage on lus tls avenue yesterday afternoon. Cot tagers and relatives from out of the city filled the cottagu entirely, and the services of the Protestant Ilpla topal church were conducted by Ilev. Henry Morgan Stone, rector of Trinity church, New were conducted by Itov. Usury Morgan Stons, rector of Trinity church, Nsw Hrt. At 8 o'clock yesterday ovenlng service were concluded and the body was taken to the Now York boat en route to l-oulsvlle. A smwid of fifty convicts arrived at Culvert to work In the uiIiioh. (Irnnil Tim I'liprrtnl. New York, Kept, li The preparn dsns being made for tho reception of Admiral Dowey Justifies a prediction that It will be the greatest affair of tho kind In history. Hven now the olty Is filling up with people, the hotels aro Jamtned, and thousands of orders arc eomlng In asking for reservation of accommodations for tho last vnok In September. Tho largo hotels as a rulo dcollno to mnko reservations. Thoy simply re ply that visitors must take their ehanccs. Itates will "ot bo raised by tho largo hotels, but tho llttlo fellows are going to get nil they oan, and It Is bellovod that Micro will be a visitor for every vaeant room In town. Tho Ho tel Itcglstor says thcro will bo J,2C0.000 visitors In New York during the two days ot tho celebration, nnd that It wilt bo necessary for all prlvato houses willing to rent rooms to lot It bo known, so that this vast throng of poo plo can bo shclic-ed. Tho gonornl commlttco will probably arrnngo to have a list ot prlvato resi dences compiled and plaecd In all the hotels and other public places, so that strangers may havo access to thorn. Ot courso hundreds ot thousands ot vis itors enn go homo at night, and thus rollovo tho pressure on tho city. There la somo uncertainty aa to whin President McKluloy will ho prcsont, nnd as to wbnt part ho will tako In tho reception. Tho prcsldont dcolnrod to Mr. Ouggcnhelmcr that ho hoped to bo nble to visit Now York on tho Dolphin on Sept. 28. Tho plan Is that then, ac companied by Gov. Koosovolt and Muyor Von Wyck, tho president shall go down tho bay on tho Dolphin nnd rneolvo, as commaiider-ln-chlof, the rospecta of Admiral Dewey. TIiIh tls tall, however, Is wholly unsettled as yet, but tho president will make known his wishes within a few days. den. ltoe Is now confident that tho military feature of the parade will be altogether satisfactory to the managers, of the .eptlou. Altogether there will be about Sfi.OOO soldiers In line, most of whom will coiiio from New York nnd Pennsylvania. Texas Is booked to fur nish tho greatost number outside of these two states, den. ltoe Is not al together Hatlsllod with the amount of money which has been given hi in for tho subsistence of the visitors, but ha says there will bo plenty forthcoming when tho time uomea. Tho naval parade will constltuto ono of tho largest fleets over enngrcgatod on tho Atlantic cnust. Following In n list of tho buttloshlps, crulsors, gunbontH and other navy craft which will par ticipate: Armored cruisers, Now York (Hag ship) and Ilrooklyn; battleships, Indiana, MnssaehusottH, Texas, ami probably the Koarsurga; gunboats, Marietta, Nashville, Annapolis; cruiser, Itesoluto; torpedo boats, Clwln, McKenzle, Tulbot; coast defense ship, Amphltrlto; dlspateh boat, Dolphin; yachts, Ifaglo, Penuuook, Sylph, Yank ton; naval tug, Uncas. The llest will be under command ot I tear Admiral Sampson, I'rniiiolliin. (Innilrtl. San Frnnelsen, Cal Sept. U. Or ders have beon received from Wash ington by which two of the aids of (leu. Slmftor, CnpL Itobert II. Noble and Cnpt. Arthur C. Ducat, have been promoted, the first to rank oh major and assistant adjutant general ut vol unteers and the second ns lieutenant colonel, assigned to duty with the forty-ninth volunteer Infantry, now In St. Louis. Ilntti men have seen hard service. Capt. Ducat led tho uttaak on Sun Juan Hill. It. M. l'yburn waa seriously hurt in a runaway at lloxlon. Culm I'rmnlU it! IIuniim. list ties. Sept. If. A calm prevail bore. Troops and gendarmes quarter ed lit the town nnd Its environs liars: left nnd the Journalists nnd otbors In-' tsreaied in the trial bars departed since Saturday. The cafes, which for the laat two weeks have boon thronged with fxt'ltsd crowds, are deserted. Yesterday afternoon s solitary on- darme paced up and down before the' military prison, and there was not n' pollreman or a soldier near tho hycee, 1 which last weak roaainblod a barrack.' Workmen were busy tilsmauUIng the1 court room and tacking the cbalra, ta bles Hw4 beaches on a trolley ear out-i side. ! Mm. Dreyfus vtslUd Ur husband In the prison r!raar afternoon, but not th slights Intorsot waa shown. In their meeUami by th population.! She found him the asm ns Sunday. Th prisoner smoked a nine for the' Nrst time In many days, whlah indleat-' ed that h Is In much bttsr spirit than could be sjcneeted. NhiiiIiwIimI fur Mnynr. New OrwniM. U.. 8ut ll.-Paul ds rtrill. aa Insmwtor, nnd a brsllm of air. Armond d (nrlll. ma hn gins editor of the New Orison Uee, wss last night nominated for mayor by the regular limorratl convention This wits Ibr it-suit of tho agitation for a dear ticket, which brought out th.' largest ro: la the primaries ever raat There will be au opposition tirkt by the Jackson Democracy, probably hrled by Mayor Walter (' Flower, the prttsei.t imumbcnt A Hrrrw lUlltr. Ponco, Porto Itleo, Saut. 12. Tho steamer Philadelphia, Cnpt. Chambers, from Venezuelan mrU, brings news of ths spread of the rsvolutlun nnd ths waning strength of the government. The Insurgent Isader, dsn. Cltrlanu Castro, has under 10,000 man under bis command. According to the same authority it strict censorship or sable dlsiwtehes has been established; mall matter Is freely oiisnwl uud a elote watch Is kept on outgoing passenger. Presi dent And rude has purchased a Spaulah Eiutbout with an equipment uf eight guna for lUJ.OOo. Sixty-six prominent politicians, among them Senor Hernandez and the editor or III Pregannro, were arrested Aug. II. and more than 100 have been taken Into ruatody sine. A fierce battle we fought on Aug. tt near llarfjulsemeto. when the Insur gents euptured JOM government troop nnd secured a large quantity ot am-muultleu. Vmnuflitn Ilovolulloii. Havana. Sept. is. The enptalus of ilrtUen ships arriving Iter from Vene sueta cenlrm the news that there 1ms beaut a revolution there during the lust three wks. They say there are two parties aaalrwt ths Movertimstit, and thst the latter is extremely aus picious. Any on wlahlng to land must satisfy the omclals that he Is not con uerted with either revolutionary iwrty. The government. It la also said, Is very unpopular. THE DREYFUS CASE He Was Sentenced to Ten Years Im prisonment in a Portress. THE VERDICT WAS EXPECTED Irryfni Listened Impassively lo the Sentence VYtiea ll Wan Oelog (teas' ky the OKI dali f the Court-Martlil. nenars, Sept. ll.Tho expoctcd has happoncd. Dleyfus has beon convict ed and sentenced to ton yoors Impris onment In tho fortress ot Corto In Corsica, but though a majority of Uiose in tho court-room fully cxpootod Uio verdict thoy wcro completely stu pefied when It was given, nnd tho si lence which provallcd In tho room, and the way men turned pnle nnd caught their breath was moro Imprcsslvo than any other manifestations could have been. M. do Mango sank back In his chair and tears trickled down his cheeks, and M. Uiborl turned white an a shoot, while all around tho court men lookod at each other In silence. Positively tho only sound to ha hoard was tho rustling of pnpora from tho reporters' honches, as oaoh pross representative tried to bo first to sond tho news, Ah tho nudlonco roft tho courtroom fully ten or llftoen wore crying openly and tho majority of thoso prosont walked qtilotly down o slroot for moro than a block without spoaklng a word. It wns llko n funeral proces sion. Meanwhile, a tragedy was being on- acted In the little room off the court- room, where Dreyrus listened to the i reading of the vsrdlrt. He had been I told the result of his lawyers and had , wept bitterly, but when In the presence M ,1.. .U u I ... . .. t . I mi' murium ui mo cnuri-mnrtini, no llstoned Impassively (n tho sentence His wife who was waiting In torture and suspense nt her houso, boro the nowa hravoly and when visiting her husband Saturday nfternoonn, showed the onlookers who were In tho street bo sign of her snfforlng us sho wnlked from hor carriage to tho prison. Mntthlcu Droyfus was not prosont In tho court Saturday aftomoon, but vlslt-'il hla brother nflor tho vordlct had boon rendored. Ho found him per fectly cnlm nnd without nny manifes tation of surprlso at tho Hndlng of tho court. Tho prisoner simply shruggod his shoulders, uttering an ox prosslve "llah," adding as ho embraced his brother, an tho latter was prepar ing to leave, "Console my wife." Tho general hollef la that Droyfus will be pardoned; hut this will not sat isfy his friends, who vehemently do elare that thoy will rofuso to accept tho verdict and will continue tho bat tle until tho Judgment Is reversed. Tho verdict, they say. Is directed moro against tho Jews than against Drey fus and It allowed to stand, will make their exlsteneo In Franco Impossible. Me do Mnngo took tho midnight train for Paris, Thoy drove to tho station In n olosed carriage, escorted by mounted gon dnnnes, Tho road was practically do sextod and no demonstration occurred sn routo or nt tho station. M. do Mango and M. Uborl will to-duy sign an application for ii revision of the ease, ulthough thero Is no hopo that tlio vordlrt will bo reversed, lloth are much upset though It can hardly bo said that they aro surprised. Ilrrjrfus In Heller HplrlU, Ilennrs, Sept. 11. Droyfus has borno the terrible shock with marvolous '-jr-tltudc, one might almost say with un natural calm. Saturday ho seemed stupefied when M. I-aborl communi cated to him tho vordlct, but ho has slneo rallied. Ho passed a quiet night and roee when hla orderly brought htm water ut 5 o'eloek yesterday morning Just as he did during the trial, when It was necessary. Mme. Dreyfus and Mathleu Dreyfus, bis brother, visited him during tLs bourse ot the afternoon, his brother subsequently leaving for Paris, The application to the court ot revision was taken to him at neon by M. Lu bori's assistant, and he signed It. Yesterday he spoke but little, though he seemed In better spirits than might have been anticipated. The meeting with is wife was naturaly very affect ing, but botu held up u well as posslole. He said to her: "1 urn uot uneasy re garding myself, for I shall soon be free, but 1 think ot you and tny poor ahlldren. They will be branded as the children of a traitor." Nw from t rj, Hrlgus, N. P., BopU 11, Tho Pcnrrt Harmsworth steamer Windward, Cnpt. John Ilartlott, from Htnh, north Orconlnnd, Aug. 20, arrived here yes terday, reporting nil well on board Sho will ho followed In a woek by ths Peary Arctic olub's steamer, Diana, Capt. Samuel W. Ilartlett, also from Utah. Tho Windward roports that all on board tho Diana woro woll at the time tho vessels scparatod. Tho two vossols mot at Ktoh on Aug. 12 and worked In company under ths porsonal direction of Llout Peary In collecting supplies for tho winter nnd tho cqulpmnot for noxt springs' cam palgn. Tho windward waa laobound In All Man bay, on tho west sldo ot Knno bnsln about forty miles north of Capo Sablno, from Aug. 18, 188, tp Aug. 2, 1800, bolng In a sort of eddy, undisturbed by wind or currant Tho season was ona ot continuous cnlm, with very llttlo snow, tho min imum tomperaturo at tho ship bolng. 70 degrees bolow roro. All tho Wind wnrd'a company, Including ten UaquI maux, woro oxnmpt from Illness, acci dent or casuallty of any kind. Llout. Peary and tho nlodgo parties wore In the field almost continuously from Oct. 1808. to August of this yoar and havo e fleeted an extraordinary amount of Important work, not only bearing on tho future ot his own ex pedition, nnd adding much to tho ge ographloal knowledge of the const line and tho Interior of Hllcsmoro Land, tho southoru part of drlnncl Land. Ills nlodglng Journoys nggrewtod moro than 1000 mllcn, not Including several trips repoatod over portions of tho traolc. As soon nn tho Ico could boar a Hlcdgo. Lieut. Peory mndo n cnrelul ro connolmneo ot the eoast lino of All Man hay, and carefully defined the Innds nnd water between that point and Capo Sablno. The const Hue of Princess Mario bay and lliiehsnan strait, heratoforo unknown, wns accu rately denned, and liny sound wns demonstrated to be a myth. This work completed. Lieut. Ponry noxt mado several nurcessful hunting trips and laid In an ample supply ot fresh meat, Including musk oxon, sonls nnd birds, far tho winter. Utilizing tho Dccombor moon, ho sledged nlnng the Ico for M0 mllon north, over ntraoft Impnssnblo Ico to Fort Congor, th headquarters of tho Orcoly expedition. Ho had tho mlBfortuno to havo both foot frostbitten, which necessitated nix weeks' delay nnd conflnsmont, until ho could mako tho return trip. Lush ed to n nlcdgo ho was hauled all the way to tho Wlndwnrd. whoro sovcrnl toos woro amputated. Complete recov ery followed rapidly and bo now wnlkn as woll us ever, CniiinltiUtliili I'.ipcrtnl. Iloston, Mass.. Bopt. 11. Hepronontn tlvou of tho Toxtllo Workers' union In this country, In session horn Saturday and yesterday, adjourned, with a dofl nlto understanding that a consolida tion ot toxtllo workers would be brought about and application mado to tho Amorlcun Federation of Ijibor for n chartor for tho now organization when formed. It Is clalmod that tho organization roprcsontod has a com bined momhorshlp of 75,000 nnd that Industrial Intersts ot at least 600,000 men and woman. Siltl Oiiulil Ar-scptoJ. Washington, Sept. ll.-AdJt. Oen. W. C Llller of Lancaster, Pa., Spanish war veteran, yesterday received the following tele ram from Miss Helen M. Gould, who was unanimously elected national sponsor of the Spaulsh War Veterans' uaaoclatlou: "Your kind message haa reached me Informing me of my election as sponsor for the Span ish war veterans and I take great pleasure In accepting the honor, for which please express my thanks to the association." O. T. MnoArthur, supervisor for schools In tho Choctaw nation undor tho Indian department, concluded n ton days' examination In Atoka. Thcro woro about twonty-flvo teachers pros ont fur tho examination, most of whom secured certlllontos for tho ensuing yoar. KaitU funrrul Arrang-tit. Newport. It. I., Sept. 11. Tho ftt nernl or Jas. II. Kustts, former United States ambassador to Franco, will luke place this ovsnlng nt 7:30 o'olock from t tin homo of the deeeased on Iiustls av enue. A short Ilplscopat sorvte will lie conducted by Hev. Henry Morgan Stono, reetor of Trinity church, und then the body will be taken by boat New York and thence to Ixiulsvlllo, Ky., where It will be burled beside tho remains at Mrs. Rustls. Tho body will be accompanied b James II. JCus tls, Jr., a son, and Wm. C. ltustls, a nephew. llrief committal service wll the held at Uulsvllle. Thero were tnuuy oalleru at tho Hus tle oattaga yesterday, offering condo lence and leaving Uaral tributes. Mr. Hustls' view of the Dreyfus case, with which he had been occupied dur ing the summer, had been so far com pleted that It needed only tho conclud ing chapter, and that chapter would have been finished In the reconviction or Dreyfus Saturday. Mr. Hustls did not live to wrllo it. Mali (lalhtrluff. Jaokson, Miss., Sept 11. A report roashed the elty Saturday afternoon that a mob was gathering between Brandon and Italeigh, to lynch a white prison...' named James McAlpln. who was tu have been taken from the Ilran- don Jail to Smith county for trial on the charge of murder. Gov. McLaurln left the city Immediately nnd reached liranden late Saturday night. He left Instructions fur the Mississippi rl'lts to follow him on the morning train to escort the prisoner to Smith county. ItorllcnllnrHl gvclety Oonftne. Waco, Tex., BepL 11, The Waco Horticultural socloty met yesterday tfternoon, with a Fnlknor, president, In the chair, nnd John Strauss, soero trsy. J. G Graham rend a paper on "On Ion drawing," which caught the Ideas ot tho association. Tho question was discussed and It wns tho general opin ion that Mr. Grnhnm's suggestions should bo carried out Ho plantod seed In September and October, after preparing tho ground well, sowing In drills, nnd harvested In April and May. Ho mado a grand success of his exper iments, and tho land ho planted was black waxy. J. M. Thompson read a paper on fruit growing, giving tho oxpcrlment f a man who planted flvo acres In peach trees, Ills papor waa discussed and criticized by different members. Some took Issue -with hlra about tho cutting of roots, that ho did not out them short enough, and that the limbs should not bo pormlttod to grow near tho ground. It was tho general opinion thnt all trees Bhould bo out to tr.oand a half feet when thoy were set out The discussion also brought out tho opinion that young fruit trees shoule not bo planted among old trees. President Fnlknor told tho society about a cottonlln moth, which has in foaled his penr orchards nnd aro dolnn great dnmngo. He also found thoso moths In a load of appten which came from Navarro county. Ho snys tho moth camo originally from California. Ho Is going to spray his orchard with Paris groen nbout tho tlmo tho pears or applos aro In bloom, nnd contlnuo spraying until In the mttnmor. In nnswor to question President Fnlhner said tho Kolfer was tho host pear for thin country, nnd tbnt ha be lieved It would pay to plant Kolfer pears nnd feed them to hogs. The president appointed I). II. Ynr bTough to read a tmpsr on strawber ries, and G. It. tlrlen to read n papor on tomatoes at tho October meeting. Several now members wera added to thu society and ndjournmout was then taken. A Much Nrrdnl Itnln. Dallas, Tex., Bopt 11. Fifty days ago to-day, according to the record kopt by Volunteor Wonthor Observer G. A. Klflonlohr, rnln fell In Dallas, Aftor a porlod or forty-nlno days a porlod unprccdcntcdly long oven In this country anothor rain foil. In short, rnln felt In Dallas yester day afternoon. It began to tall at 2 o'clock, nnd It was Just a llttlo heavier than a shower, but too light to bo called u downpour. It waa preceded by n galo, which caught up tho yellow ish dust from tho stroeta and formed a pall almost donso enough to obscura objects near at hand from vlow, Then rnmo the rnln, and for tho tlmo being thero will bo no moro dusty streets In Dallas, Aftor about an hour tho pre cipitation ceased, and people emerged from their homos to Inhulo for tho first time In many days air that was free from dust and sweat with tho scent ot rain, whllo tho grasa and flowers on tho lawns scorned to take now Ufa and freshened up lu a manor that delighted the oyo. Tho clouds from which tlio mnlsturo camo banked up In tho north nnd northwest early In tho morning, nnd when the drops ceased to fall, taovod to tho southeast, whoro they again banked up, giving Indication that thoy would be hoard from again bef 're long. Itcports from nearby town idlcate that there wore heavy ruins all over this county. At Farmers' Urnnch lata In the afternoon tho full was so heavy that ho water covered tho tracks of tho Missouri, Kansas and Toxus railroad, and delnyod truffle ovor that division (or moro than two hours. New Oliurrti Opening-, MoKlney, Tox., Sept. 11. Tho nrst sorlvce In the new $12,000 veneer brick Presbyterian church was held nt 11 e'clock yesterday morning. Tho Hook, which numbers Ices than 200, had beun strenuously struggling with the prob lem of a new church, which was badly needed, for soveral yours past. Some mouths ago It was resolved to soil the old thuroli and lot, and In this way got a start for n fund which would enable tho congregation to raise the balance needed nnd erect an edlflce worthy ot Its enterprise, tho town nud for the glory ot God. Slnee the congregation, under the pastorate or Iter. W. II, Itlohardson, has been without a home, worshipping In the dlstrlst eourtroom of the courthouse. During the past flvo months the beautiful building, which stands about three blocks north ot the public square, has been In course of oroetlon, and not until It wait Anally completed urn. fully puld for did the iloek attempt to enter it for worship. ArlmUo Wall QuMllon. Uonhnm. Tex.. Sept. 11. The oues. tlon of artesian wells Is resolving con siderable attention in the elty nt pres ent. The city has sulsodld wata. works and a large lake near the elty that was dng for the purpose gives the supply, but there Is no duubt that ar tesian welu would be a gerat benefit to the elty. A few years several un successful efforts were made to secure artesian water by the elty at consider able expcDie.