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HEWS 'OF -THE: WEEK
Host Important Happenings of the Past Seven Days. I ' . ' tatoreatlsB Itema Gakcrc from All parts f the - World Caadaa lao fmall Space for taa . SeaeSt of Oar Reader. r" ' : Feraoaal. President Fallieres of France, gave a brilliant dinner in Paris, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Longworth. Congressman C. H. Adams, of Wis consin, died at the Auditorium hotel in Chicago after an illness of several weeks. '-.- Senator Crane, of Massachusetts, find Miss Josephine Boardman, of Washington, were married recently at Manchester, Mass. Adjutant General Drain of the state of Washington has, been appointed United tSates attorney for the new United States court in China and Korea provided for by ihe lust session of congress. " Vice President Fairbanks will speak at Osawatomie, Kan., August 30 and at Dodge City on the following day. . Secrtary Taft addressed the Ohio ' State Bar association at Put-In-Bay recently on the subject of the Pana ma canal. Judge Alton B. Parker has issued a statement, in which he takes issue with the utterances of Secretary Taft in his "keynote" speech . at Greensboro, N. C. George D. Meiklejohn, former mem' ber of congress and assistant secre tary of war under President McKln- ley, has announced his candidacy for United States senator from Nebraska. H. Clay' Evans, former commis sioner of pensions and recently Amer ican consul general at London, has been nominated by the Tennessee re publicans for governor. The net value of the eFtat left by the late John A. McCall, former pres ident of the New York Life Insurance company, was $10,805. John H. Chapman, of Chicago, has been elected for the 16th time as president, of the Baptist Young Peo ples Union of America, .:, laeelln Seizabure Surmize,, imperial consul of the emperor of Japari, is In Kansas gathering Information regarding the wheat crop and the methods of pro duction. Fire completely 'destroyed the Ar- . mour elevator iat Madrid, la., -.with a loss of $100,000. . The first bale Of new crop cotton which, was received In New York was sold for IS cents :per pound bringing $2f.l.. ' : The Freue'h chamber, of deputies and the senate have passed a WI1 providing lor a compulsory day -of rest weekly. More than 1;000,000 Immigrants en tered the United States through the Ellis Island -station at New York during the flsca"! year ending June 30 last As the result of an-encounter In the Federal chamber of deputies over the Dreyfus 'case Under Secretary of State ., Sarraut was dangerously wounded in a duel with M. Pugllesl- ContL a member of the chamber. Nebraska democrats propose run nlng a special train of Pullmans to New York to carry "home folk" who wish to sreet W. J. Bryan on Us ar rival from Europe. August H. . Hennings, former city treasurer of Omaha, Neb., and a can didate foT mayor of the city at the last . republican primaries, recently killed himself by shooting. In attempting to save the life of a drunken negro in Kansas City, John Kelly, a Tallroad crossing watchman 60 years old, "was run over and Mile. . European grain importers are now complaining that improper classifica tion of American grain has caused a loss to them of millions of dollars. N. M. RIggs, of Elroy, Wis., whea ' arrested and charged with the mur der in a Minneapolis hotel of Millie 1 Ellison, a milliner, while temporarily out of sight of the officers shot and killed himself. Three men were Mown to pieces, three others were fatally injured and several others badly hurt in an ex plosion which wrecked a stone quarry shanty near. Chicago. . The explosion was believed to be the result of plot. Both houses of the French, parlla rnent passed the government bills restoring Albert Dreyfus and Col, Picquart to the army by overwhelm ing majorities. Dreyfus was, made a major of artillery and Picquart brigadier general. -A Los Angeles oil company' has signed a contract with private parties in Chile for 10,000,000 barrels of oil to be delivered within ten years. The Interstate .SheriflY association, representing 10 different1 etatfs, , at its.cnnual meeting. In Des Moines, la., strongly contemned the present Juvenile laws. The Kansas free employment bureau has supplied 26 counties with 18,000 k harvest hands so far this year, The federal grand jury at Cleveland, ! O., has commenced the investigation of violatic-ns-.of interstate commerce and anti-rebate- laws alleged to have been committed by various prominent rail roads and the Standard Oil company. The cement sidewalk and floor layers of, Chicago, who have been receiving 30 cents per hour, have gone on a strike demanding an increase of 6 cents an hour. The war department has received word that the transport Thomas has been pulled oft the rocks near Guam without serious Injury to the vessel, and that its journey to Manila bus been resumed. . : Employes of grain elevators in South Chicago have struck, demand ing an increase to 35 cents an hour. The drydock Dewey (has nrrived at Olongapo. By authority of the United States senate the interstate commerce com mission is to investigate the rela tions existing between the railroads, elevators and grain buying interests of the country, to determine what in fluence special favors granted by the roads have had on the market and what Injury has been done to producers. . Jonah Williams,- his 1 wife Minerva and son Wesley, of Evansville, Inrt., have been sentenced to prison for llto for the murder of James Leigh. J. B. Sloan, jr., chief of the presi dent's secret service corps, hasbsen lined $10 for assaulting a photographer. An advance of 5 per cent in wages in cotton mills in 30 or mora cities, towns and villages in southern Massa chusetts and Rhode Island has been granted. The civil" service commission ha3 decided to recommend the Inclusion of the Internal revenuo swviee in the clasFlfied service and it Is expected that an order carrying the plan into effect will be Issued soon. Justice Brewer, of the United States supreme court, has' signed a writ of error transferrin!; Ihe contempt case of Mayor W. W. Tiwe, of Kansas City, Kan., fvom the Kansas supreme court to the federal body. Turkey Is making strenuous efforts to dissuade the United States from elevating the legation at Cwnstact'l- nople to an 'embassy. v Rev. J, l. Ray, pastor of the Clirls- tlan church at Magnum, Ok., recently shot and "killed W. H. Stephenson, of that place, and then took "lite own life "before he could be captured. The court martial at Cronstadt has rendered a verdict acquitting Admiral Rojestvensl.y of the charge of sur rendering his vessel to the "Japanese at the battle of the Sea of Japan. Four subordinate 'offlrers " were con victed nd sentenced to death by shooting with a rerromtnendation to the emperor for mercy. Charles W. Miller, attorney general of Indiana, declares thfft'he has plenty of evidence to prove 'that children were allowed to gamble at the resorts at French Lick Spring"?. .' ' In the United StateB district court at Chicago the Alton Railroad com pany was fined an aggregate of $40,- 000, and John Falthorn and Fred A. Wann, former oTHoials of the road, were fined $10,000 eaih for giving re bates to the Schwarzschlld & Sulzber ger Packing company on freight ship ments from Kansas City. , The supreme court of France has annulled the condemnation of - Capt Alfred Dreyfus, the Hebrew officer of the French army, who, 12 years ago. was convicted of high treason, and degraded and sentenced to exile on Devil's Island, French Guinea. The decision restores the officer to his rank in the army -as though he had never been accused. A cloudburst accompanied by landslide washed away part of the Mexican city of Oceampo, Chihuahua. Ten persons were killed and many Injured. . At Cedar Rapids, la., seven little children who went wadlng at a pic nic got beyond their 'depth and were drowned. A runaway motor omnlbtis in Lon don recently overturned killing eight passengers and lnjmilng a score of others.' ILynnvllle, Ind., a -town of 1,000 population, was recently practically destroyed by fire, supposed to be of Incendiary origin. At tfhetsecond annual conference of the Reformed Hungarian church held at Phoenlxvllle, Pa., fK;000 was ap propriated to erect a monument to George Washington, ait Budapest, Hungary. The suit of the state of Kansas against Treasurer T. T. Kelly to re covef $10,575.87 for missing interest coupons from school bonds, has re sulted In, the discovery that Mr. Kelly had overpaid this account In the sum of $2.10, . ,A new paper, the Oklahoma Con stitution, official organ of the democ racy of Eastern Oklahoma, has been launched at Tulsa, I. T. It li a semi weekly now but expects to soon enter the dally field. ' . The District of Columbia grand jury has returned indictments against the officials of the various ice companies doing business m me nauouui cap ital for comtinlng in restraint of trade. IIOilOB RESTORED FRENCH CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES REINSTATE DREYFUS. ''" BY AN OVERWHELMING VOTE PROHIBITION PARTY. Rage of Antl-Dreyfusite Leads to Duelv Under Secretary of Stat Sarraut; Dangerously Wounded --Picquart1 Made Brigadier General. Paris. The scene of tumultuous dis-i order which marked the enactment Friday of the law restoring Alfred; Dreyfus to the army was followed by a bloody duel, in which-Under Secre tary of State Sarraut was dangerously wounded by the sword of M. Pugliesl-'; Contl. The duel assumed the aspect oa veritablscombat between the gov-; ernment and the opposition, as M. Sr-' raut's seconds were Ministers Clemen- eeau and Thompson, while M. Pugllesl- Conti's were IL Mlllevoye and General Jacquet, drawn from.: the elements, which bitterly resist the government's rehabilitation of Dreyfus The meeting followed a fight on the floor of the Chamber of Deputies, in which M. Sarraut sprang from beside; Minister Clemenceau, sitting on the, 1 ministerial benches on M. Pugliesl-; Contl, who had been heaping denuncia tion on the members of the govern ment as scoundrels. Sarraut struck; Pugllesi-Contl a stunning blow in the face. A Bcene of the wildest nproad en-; sued, compelling the suspension of the, session.- it was after the close of the session that the duel occurred. The; late reports show that M. Sarraut is. suffering from a deep wound In the. right breast, penetrating the lung. While the wound is considered to be serious. It is not dangerous. ' Despite this sanguinary conMct, laws 1 were finally enacted by the Chamber of Deputies reinstating Drey fus, who obtains the rank of a chief, of squadron of artllley and Picquart, who Ir m.ide a briaadler general. Both houses were overwhelmingly. favorable to Dreyfus and Picquart, Throughout the day feeling wns stirred Intensely between the Dreyrus and anti-Dreyfus element's. ' This "Was heichtenod bv fierce attacks by lrey fusists against General Mercier ana other officers who were responsible for Dreyfus' condemnation Early In the day Minister oi war Eiienne presented the government bills restoring Dreyfus "and Picquart to the army. Minister Etlennes explan atory preamble to the ureytus mil said: A decision has judicially and defin-i Colorado State Convention at Denver Makes Nominations. Denver. Nomination of candidates for the next state election, and speeches by Qulncy Lee Morrow and Rev. M. D. Hornbeck, urging the advo cates to energetic work, closed the state Prohibition convention which held a' two days' session at Unity church, Nineteenth avenue and Broad .way. Reports read by the delegates at the last session show that the paity is -gaining In numbers throughout tho itate, and that it is standing upon a more substantial foundation than it was a year ago. J - . The following nominations were made: ! For Governor F. C. Chambev'.ain ct .Colorado Springs, I For Lieutenant Governor Dr. W. T. Brooks of Canon City. j For Secretary of State 3. H. Ketch urn of Colorado Springs. '' For State Treasurer W. M. Mc Creery of Loveland. , For State Auditor C. E. Weliman of Kit Carson county. , For Attorney General L. E. Kern worthy of Denver. For Superintendent of Public. In structionMrs. E. C. Buurke ol Bier Ulng. - For Regent of State University-. Dr. Maud M. Sanders of Denver. For Congressman-at-Large J. M Piatt of Boulder county. Congressman from the First District rr v.. V.. Evans of Fort Morgan For Conaressman from the sseeonq Tiinii irt H. B. Kine of Pueblo. The platform contains a preambio setting forth the belief of the part thnt WnllMd llnuor traffic is the most fruitful source of poverty, crime and misery In txlstenc. and that, Bin'ce tho decision of the Supreme Court of tho United States denies citizens tne in herent right to sell inloxlcatinc liquors, It Is a logical truth that such n privilege cannot be legally granted. It is declared that any law so enarled la ifltrecl ' disobedience of the-"u preme Court and that no legislature can legally bargain away ihe public or morals by permitting Its sale. Summarized, the platform of the partv is as follows: With reference to prohibition, te firmest plank in the platform, the con tention declares Its pposltVon to he sale of liquor, for any price or under jiitv rnnritiinns. declaring lor prohibi tion not only or Its sale or iiquur, uul elks iijTlES; .CROWDS ARRIVE . FtQR' GRAND . LODGE AND REUNION. ' CITY 48 GAYLY DECORATED itflv CTtabliBhdd the innocence of the i..1irlhn kA fartr hla rein statement in the army and expunging I of its manufacture; " fe J" his condemnation. The government, I homes ana cwraiTy, pruaium nnwerless to renav the Immense mate-, Matron is dematKieo. rial and moral injury sustained by the.i victim of -a deplorable judicial error, I desires to place TDreyfus In the silna-. tlon he would have occupied if his nor mal career had not been interrupted." The preamble to the Picquart said: i Proclamation 'of the innocence 'otii DrevfuB demonstrates the legitimacy; rof Picqnart'8 loyal and courageous ef .' iforts Tor the triumph or trutn at tnej risk of definitely breaking his.cararr.j We demand that Parliament expnnge. Ihe -effects "iff "fits action by the vatr, Termmt ot the rank of brigadier wnh: priority over-ot her brigadiers." umamimoufdy reported the bill and tho vote rn trie chamber was decisive, Dreyfns securing 73 votes against 42, mid "Pteouart 467 votes against 27. The chanfber also voted to tranmer the "body -tff Errille Zola to the Pan theon. The Senate also had an exciting ses sion hi connection with the Dreyfus rehabilitation bill, which was passes "by 183 -votes against 30. The result, was greeted with enthusiastic ap plause. The Picquart bill was passed iy the Senate'by'185 to 26. TORTST "RESERVE RECEIPTS. . i Win ifn Tart "Go to School and Tload -'Fundi. r Denwr.-Good news for those coun ties m Colorado In which the national forest reserves are located has -come to Governor "McDonald In the form o! sv communication from Secretary Jaml aoonrmimieatlon 'from Secretary Jamcq WHsou yf the Department of Agrlcul. ttrre at "Washington. The secretary amaoraDces that the money Is ready under lite hill ot June 30th, granting ten per cent, ot the receipts from thy forest reserves H the state ot Colo rado, the money to be apportioned by the Legislature -to the various ooun (ties whlci cad)raoe :the reserves." , The money, mder the act, must bi expended by the cousties'for the imaln tenance of schools and public roads The incom from the - reserves In creases ureatly each jwar, as the value of the lands, leases and rentals In crease, and it Is stated Chat eventually there will bo sufficient Income Irom this source alone to keep up the county 'schools, The total collected from the ferest reserves, lri Colorado during the las fiscal year was iiZA.in.ys, ana ten per cent, of this amount, states Secretary .Wilson, will be forwarded to Colorado, this being $12,541.79. . " . , Llnht Franchise Granted, ' Leadvllle, Colo. By the substantial 'vote of 604 In favor of to 22 against, 'the taxpayers of Leadvllle Indorsed an Electric light and power Plant franchise for Walter W. Davis, the general noan arar of the Yak Mining Company. This ends a fight which has been going on for a vear for a reduction of light The olatform aKseft's if. he belief that thOireseat tendency of the nation to ward graft Is due to (he sale ot liquors, and has bewn fostered by the high li cense which the 'liquor traffic has been tni-roii tn tio-v th 'order to live, and cie- clares -thit The graft -spirit cannot he overcome tmtll -saloons and tne liquor traffic are ftone away with. It arraigns the domtnant parties for silently lgnwr inir th itrnriil Unanclal and civil dom ination xif the liquor traffic and tfe nouncw imy party failing t ln-rt plank im ittB 'platform putting itself on record as against such traffic. The -platform ffavors legislation tor tht regulation of railroad rates In Colo rado wd municipal ownership of .pub lic atilifies. a"lso the initiative and referendum :and proportionate wipre- stnta;ijp. . iannXEMPTED ROBBERY. Aasatitt am 'AVwner of Private Bk in . Denver, rwmwerBbldly walking into the El well Bank, a;prlvate institution at the Ernest & 'Cranmer Dunning, teves iwnth iHnd (Curtis streets at 1:30 nvvxik Saturday afternoon, Duffield Knox Euncan, twenty-two years 'Old, enlioefl Edward W. . Elwell, the pro- nrietor-iinto a8afcty deposit vartna in an attempt to rob the bank and viVtt -utirnCk iElwell on the head with a heav'iWiloaded "black jack." The broke in two at the first Wow and ElwU and Duncan engaged in a straggle. -Balm C. Hastings was on guard at ifhe door of the bank while rw-n .mmmltted the assault He ran .t the (banker's first cry for help. rumran mas arrested by Patrolman Skely while ine was still struggling with ElwelL .Jack Hastings was ap prehended Mle he was" attempting to escape with a hand, satchel from the Adams hotel, where had moved from the Virginia apartments, Eighteenth and Stoat streets, Immediately after fleeing from the scene of the attempted holdup. Hastings had a small bottle nf pvanide of potassium concealed un der his cobL Bolt men made written confession of the holdup to Detective Captain Loomls at poltee headquarters and are now being held in the city Jail hv ih oolice on charges of highway r,wv Hastlnes elates that he planned the robbery and Induced Dun ran tr fifmlst him. Both Hastings and Duncan claimed to be newspaper men ana secured posi tinns on several of the Denver news papers, but neither waa able to hold a position. " It is reported that Duncan Is the son of a College professor at Duluth, who la ;nrnm nent in that secuom tiasi ings Is said to have, played tackle on he Minnesota 'varsity eleven in 1896, and later to have wbrke"d on the Mln neapolls Journal, being employed on that paper during the expose of the Wonderful Electrical Display City I Given Up to Hospitality and Gen '. eral Jollification immense Crowds i Arrivingi ' Denver. The Benevolent and Pro tective Order of Elks has taken pos session of Denver and Us , members , ,'will soon.' be grazing all over Colorado ' end tdjacent regions. Sunday was de- 'voted to receiving the visitors as fast as tbey arrived, hut their coming was slow. All trains were late and it was , evening before' a big delegation cam in. Trains arrived ' fast during . the night, however, and Monday found the hotels crowded and overflowing. - All day long Sunday workmen toiled at the decorations replacing those in jured by the Saturday storm or putting up entirely new ones. Some of the big best stores are not yet decorated, be cause they have been waiting In hopes that the rains would cease. The elec trical decorations are in place and, Sunday evening the city burst into a blaze of gleaming lights. With the lights and fluttering ban ners, the gay and laughing crowds, the Queen City of the Plains has become the city of mirth, the Purple City, the. City of Good Fellowship. ' The outside bands began to come in Sunday and the sounds of music were heard on t very hand. The hotels aiV newspaper offices were serenaded In the evening ly the Cowboy band from; Idaho Springs, who make good utuslQ and certainlj; look their makeup. . Nearly nil cf the grand lodge officers and many tf the delegates had arrived by night Vnd the various committees were atwoik in preparation for tho meeting. The arrangement of head- miarteiB r.t the Brown .is very conven- lent. It Is all concentrated in n tew rooms at the head of the south sidq stairs, second floor". The committees on ritual, laws, grievances, national home, registration of delegates ure all clce together. ; Small delegations kept coming in,' throughout the day, and the line headquarters registering was uu- hioken.' . A count has not been mnda jlnce Friday night, but it must be that .000 names of Elks were placed on the cards up to Sunday evening. Tha first large delegation to arrive wa Philadelphia, about 200 strong. They, were met by the escort squad and .the, Cook drum corps. The men were wear ing drab dusters and caps and. every body carried copper bells in Imitation. of the famous old Liberty Bell. They made the streets musical as they; nassed alone. The men marched to headquarters and the women rode In automobiles. The reception, escort and other com-! mltteen of the home guard did most efficient work. A man with purple no- sooner stepped from a train until he; was surrounded, given the glad nano,. his grips taken from him, and with a' smile and a good word, he was passed : on to someone whose duty it wag to; remain with him until be was jarely ln his quarters. i The committee had a bunch of mes-; senger. boyB, a 4mall army,, to assist In I -1 boodle administration of Mayor Ames. h0tel at 7 o'clock. carrvina arlDS. Thirteen special trains. full to the guards of delegates, arrived j between 6 a. m. and midnight Every j regular train uuu among im pubbbukcibi scores of Elks. And there were two or I three sections of every regular train. The KanMans came on the run, 'yell-' Ing, wearing sunflowers, the emblem oft their state. The Wyoming delegates, i wearing large straw hats, looked like! a bunch ot farmers, and it was "Hello, j Bill," all down the line with them. i The New Yorkers yelled themselves; hoarse over their great and glorious state. The Jeraeyites paid no atten-j tlon to remarks' about mosquitoes. I They simply yelled, "Hello, BUI." The Nebraskans varied their "Hello, Bill") with "Hurrah for Bryan," with "Hejlo.i Bill," the big favorite. - f Connecticut delegates wore smllea, and wooden nutmegs and yelled.' A he linnrh nf New Enelanders sweDtl everything before them. There was a. nice crop from- Illinois and a good-i sised. crowd from Nevada, telllngi about new gold finds and what they; ' were going to do in Denver. Borne of; the big bunch of Texans looked as wild and wooly as members of tho( Cowboy band. , The reception, committee had made, a good guess on the weather and the; only outdoor feature of the day was carried out according to promise. This; was the carriage ride for the grand) officers and members of the grand' lodge. It took thity-flve carriages andl a big Columbian automobile. The line; was headod by the carriage containing: the Grand Esquire, P. C. ChrlstensenH . . v i .... wul. a mamha, nt Iha; local lodge to act as announcer an point- but the sights; The-'rido hadj " hardly started when the clouds disap'-! peared and the city looked fresh and; bright following the rain. The mem-i bers expressed themselves as delighted with the ride after they reached their.