Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on June 30, 1903 · Page 1
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r-- PMDtriMir' TKBPAYAITBR IQLA, KANSAS, JUNE 30^ J903^tUESDAY. EIGHT PAGES PmCE FIVE CENTS V 4 .TERRIFIC EXPLOSION OCCURRED IN COAL MINES AT HANNA, WYOMING. Tpn KILLEO OOWEHT , I ' . ' NOT ONE OF ENTOMBED MINERS HAS YET BEEN ACCOUf^J- ED FOR. I AVenues of .Escape Numerous, Uow ever, anfj it is Hoped Most of Im!. prisoned Men May Be Saved. /Associated I^ss Dispatch. Eyahston, Wyo., Juno 30.—report has Just reached hero tliat 200 men - have, been killed and injured in an ex plosion tliat toolc place today la thg coal mines at Hanna, Wyo. Associated Proas \ Dispatch. Rawlins, Wyo-, June 30.— A terrific explosion occtiri-e'd In the conl mine.:: at Hanna, Wyo., at alxjut 10:30 this morning. Nearly 200 men are said to have been in the mine at the tiinc. ii is said that the mine toolc ITre immediately and I a relief force wlitch was: organized at once to rescue tlie entombed miners has so far been unable to approach the entrance to the mine on account of the dense sniokc Unless the unforlnnalc workmen are soon relieved it IK not helicrved tlinl any will bo found alive, ilnniiaLs an a branch line fnun Allen .Iiuiciion nti I particulars of the oxploslnn are very hard to obtain. Tlic mine is i/tf ned l)y the Union Pacific Coal Co. AsMOclatcd IVcss Dlspat^. "Imnna, Wyo.) Juno .*JO.-|-The cxplo- sllpn set fire to the mine hud no Ics.s than twenty men were killed oiilriulu and; although; this mine is well ventilated and provided with inany avenues of escape the loss of life will he very large. Not a man at this time ha.s found his way to the surface. LD KNOW WHUTTD i AN INSINUATING SEMI-OFFICIAL NOTE FROM ST. PETERSBURG. Hint From Russia as to Probable Reception of the Petition of the B'Nai B'Ritli. • Associated, Press Dispatch. SL Petersburg. Jiinc SO.— The following semi-official statement was iw shed today. There have been no negotiations between Russia and tli^ "United States in regard to the president's intention to forward to the Ru.>- sian government : a petition from American Jews concerning events at Kishlneff. ^ 'No communication has been made 1" I^ussia by the United States on this snbjecL. But had such been received Russia would - naturally have known what to reply to such an aitcmpi at interference in her internal affairs. The foregoing note was issued by the semi-official news agency. "HEllO" PEOPLE ONHSTBiKE OPERATORS AND LINEMEN OF ARKANSAS VALLEY TELEPHONE V COMPANY INVOLVED. I - • • Strike Began at Guthrie Because of the Employment of Non-Union Linemen Fipom Oklahoma City. :As9qcIated Press Dispatch. Guthrie, O. T., June 30.— The strike which: began here yesterday among tlie linemen employed by the Arkansas T^Iey Telephone company because H3f,the employment of non-union linemen from Oklahoma City is Sprcad- ing.tq all telephone workers on that systeni. The ojperattirs and entire office force went out yesterday,' completely tieing up the systesi. The company operates interiirban and city lines all over Oklahoma, ndian Territory and4Sou,them Kansas, and the strikers say the trouble will spread over th'p entlr^ system unless the nonunion men arb discharged. THE WEATHER Associated Press Dispatch. Chicago, June 30.—Kansas—Gener ally fair tonight and Wednesday slightly cooler Wednesday and in north portion tqnight; southerly winds l^issouri—Continued warm and gen orally fair tonight and Wednesday, ex cept possibly thunderstorms in north portion; fresh southerly w^inds. THHT NERVOUS COTTOKMimKET SENSATIONAL BREAK OCCURRED IN NEW YORK THIS MORNING. July Contracts Broke 58 and .August 34 Points—There Was a Ifeftial Rally. Associated Press Dispatch. New York. June 30.—A sensational break occurred in cotton this morninj; July contracts broke 58 points an.l August 34. For a long time such a d| ciinc lias Iicen predicted and various Stories were in circulation in explan.i- tion of the remarkable losses to the effect that there were internal dis?en- sinns in the pool ranks and another that a certain element of the New (Orleans contingent was "leaking cottouj' After the first rush of liqiiidalinn. however, there was a partial rally on re newed evidences of elifpie support but the market remained very nervous. iOO.OOO BUSHELS OF WHEAT. F. D. Coburn's Report of the Prospec- tlve Harvest In Kansas—Biggest In State's History. Topekn. June 30—Secretary F. -D. Coliurn. of I he K ;iiisas agrhMilliiral de- parrnieiii. issncil a crjinpri 'liensive re- purl yf.>5lerilay. Hliowlng Die eondilion of Kansas crops, it follows: Ileporls of rorres|)ondeii(s fn^m well nigh every lownship in Kansas 1/ the stale hoard of agrlrulliire relaling to I he plowing crops. Iia.sed on eoiidilicuis exisling .liMie 20. suniniari /.ivl. indicate I hat Die area of winter wheat Uiat will lie harvested aiigrcgales r».70I )l .S5 acres, or Ol.fi per cent of the total area sown, and the general average c.w- <lition of this on tlie eve of harvest is Sit por cent, calling 100 an entirely satisfactorj- condition. "Residefif rating high in the more prominent wheat pro- dncers, many counties with lesser acreages report correspondingly hig ?i averages, thus indicating that wherever there is wheat to harve.'U its condition is quito uniformly excellent. At approximately the same stage in .he plant's development thai yoar, :h? general average condition of state's winter wheat in 1002 was 82. on 5,24S,.i47 acres, which bore the largest crop in the state's history (00 ,.'':>:J. Oil,", bushels). This year'.s area that will be harvested, much of which i.s now cur. is greater, and its average condition seven points higher. Weather conditions for the past ten days have been favorable for its rapid reaping. No threshing as yet has l >CL >n done and it is too early to definitely determine quality, but. with few exceptions here and there, the heads a:c reported as -well developed and tilled, Coul, wet weather delayed ripening, and to that extent harvest is correspondingly late, boginning in •'/nio of he more southern counties only last week, while the harvest for tlie st-iic is three to four weclvS back^vard. SHOT TEXMMPTROLLEB DISCHARGED EMPLOYE KILLED R, M.LOVE AND THEN COMMITTED SUICIDE. Murder Was Done in Comptroller's Office at the State Capital This Morning. As.«!Ociatod I'rcss Disp.itch. Austin. Texas. June 30. —Tiie state comptroller. K. M. \jo\v. was shot and killed in his ofTiee in the state capitnl at 10 o'clock this morning by W. (5. Ilill. a discharged employe of the office. No cause for the deed is known at this time. Hill eominittcii suicide immediately after siiooting Love. GENERAL BELL HERE. Stops at Kansas City on His Way to Assume Charge of Fort Leaven- v^orth War College. COULDNT HAVE HIS WAY IN DEWEY HEARING SO HE QUIT. GUSHEO WITH. COMMISSION THROUGHOUT HEARING ATTORNEY FOR DEFENSE WAS ' CAPTIOUS. Wanted to Prove That the Berrys were Horse Thieves, But Commission Wouldn't Permit it. KILLED; BY Bif^SE BALL. Skull of l^ewtbn Van Horn, Aged Sev- -.enteen. Fractured, Result of a "Foul Tip.v I SUBOelated Frpss Dispatch. ^^v June 30.—Newtos . yan Horn, aged 17. was instantly killed by bedns hit by a "foul tip" ibase- :1 »IL His skt^ -was tracked. TWO BbvS WERE DROWNED Wfiile At^mpting to Save His Bro- [ther^ GMthfie Boy V«ntured Be- jyond His Depth. .jl!iw>>cli ;ted Press Dispatch. SiGn\Jui6,^}nae 30.—While attempting ^i ^vela drowning brother Grant Wil- tj ^TeBlftred too far Into Cache .j»fi)Ur ;!Walter9, OkJ*. Both were di;:.|Tte boys wer? seven and S^Isf&i' Kansas City. June 30.—General J. Franklin Bell, who has just returned from a long service vn the Philippines to assume the head of the war college at Fort Leavenworth, spent today in Kansas City. He would not talk on the Philippines. Bell said he would astiume his. new duties in July. He did not know exactly when. SHIP BUILDERS INSOLVENT. A Receiver Will Be Appointed for the United States Company at Newark, New Jersey. Associated Press Dispatch. Newark. N. J., Jimc 30.—Judge Kirkpatriclv announced today lliat the United States Ship Building CompA'^y Is insolvent and that lie would appoint a receiver. He said that its directors had failed t(X take proiK?r steps to protect bond holders, who filed a complaint ill court recently. ConscI will be given until tomorrow to agree upon a suitable,person, whom if no agreement is reached the court will name lireceixer. ^ 5 Associated Press Dispatch. "Topeka, June 30.—The hearing of testimony in tlie Dewey case liefore a commission of the supreme court came to a sudden termination today by the refusal of the attorney for the defense to go any further unless he could go fully into the character and rcputa tion of the Berry 's. This Coiuniissioj er Hamilton refused to permit and llessin. attorney for the defense, announced that lie would retire. From tlie beglnlng of the hearing llessin and the commissioner clashed, llessin wanted to widen the scope cf the intijilry and the coinniissloner lii 'hl jitni down to a pre.>fcrilied limit Finally this forenoon, afti-r the tVlor neys for the stale had inlroiliieed tes- tlniony that ihe fJeriys were peaceable and (pii(-t (•itl /.eii.'<, llessin asked the witness ir it were not true that two of the lierrys were luirse tliti'ves ami liail becMi cohvlcled of that <'rlnn!., fi^ this (piestlon Ihe sla'te objected, and the cominissioner sustained the objection. "Why." .'^ai.l llessin. "Ihe witness has staled that the lierrys Were peaceable citizens and I-want to prove by liini tliat lliey were criminals." But the cominissioner held that a man might be a horse thief and still he "peaceable and quiet." and sustained tlie state 's. objections to Ihe question. Afterwards Hessin wanted to show by a witness that the Dewey men carried guns because the Berrys carrieil them, and the commissioner refused to permit it. Then Hessin announced tliat he was <lonc. It was afterward agreed by the counsel that both sides will stand on the record of the testimony taken al the preliminary hearing in Cheyenne county and the testimony taiicn here yesterday. This removes tiie necessity of the taking of testimony by the commissioners in Cheyenne county. JNOTHER NECRO lyNCHE ALABAMA MOB MARCHED HIM FROM THE JAIL TO HIS DEATH. Charged With Assaulting a White Woman—Sheriff Resisted Mob Until Shot Down. Associated Press Dispatch. Scottsboro. Ala., June 30. —A niol> of fifty mareheil from Larkiiiville last night and took Andrew Diggs. colorcil. from the jail and thence to the woods and it is supposed he was Jynched. Diggs had been arrested for a.ssai!;> ing Miss Alma Smith, white, at I-ar- kinville and brought here for safekeeping. Sheriff Austin resisted the mob until ho was shot down and the keys taken from him. BARRINGTON UNAFRAID, 'No Matter How Much Apparent Evidence They Collect, Truth WiH Come Out in the End" He Says. St, Louis. June 30.— Closely guarded in a cell of the St. Loiii."! county jail at Clayton, eight miles west of this city, F. Seymour Barrin.cton. charged with the murder of James V. McCann. believed to have been cfunniilted on the night of June 18. spent the greater part of tlie day under close questi'ii- ing. He maintained a comprehensively calm demeanor, and. while he admitted that the future looked dr.rk frr him. lie nevertheless stoutly declare.l his innocence of the allegeil crime. "Xo matter how much apparent evidence they collect.", he said, "the truth will come out in the end." Conductor Ike Bennett ami Motorman John Oellian. street car men. identified Barringlon and McCann as the two men who left their car at Bii-i- fils station on the night of June 18. It was liear this point that the iiody of the dead man identified as that of McCann. was found. According to the authorities, Birrington has niado a damaging admission In that he first declared that he and McCann r^T 1 fought some men in the darkness, and now^ he says he and McCann wjre alone that night and met no men. information was gathered yesfenlay which the police considei; to lie of im- jiortance. that Barringlon had no intention of leav ng St. Louis until la-si Saturday afternoon, when ujion lea'^ri- fng of the finding of the boily near Bonfils he had his trunk taken to the Union station. His arrest followoA soon after and hia trunk wis secured bjr the police, ^\,^^.^:^_^^MMM EXPECTED THAT !R%PUBLICAN CONVENTION' WILL BE THE SHORTEST EVER HELD. EVERYIHINe IREEO OPON TARIFF REFORMERS AND STAND PATTERS WORKING HARMONIOUSLY. However, This Afternoon There Is a Rumor of a Breach Between the Two Factions. Associated Press Dispatch. Des Moines, June 30. —It is predicted that tliB llepublican state convan- tion whicli will convene tomor,'o\v, <vill be the shortest ever held in the state. The platform has evi.lenlly betjMi agreed upon as regards tlic tariff. It is known that the words (hat were nio .st objectionable in tin; plailforin to the stand-patters will be oiuilted. The make-up of the committee on. platfiJiin lias not been fully de terniined but the committee will practically be equally divided between the two factioiLs of the jiarly which mignt be termed Ihe tariff reformers anil the sland-piilters. But the make-up of lb; coninilll4 'e will have little to do with the plairoriii on I hi; tariff as that IH in ih<> liamls of Si'iiiilor Alll.son liy gen eral consi'iil. It wii.s exprcW'il .h .il CoiiKressiiiaii lli'pliiirn would he jier- niaiieiii eliairiiiati but .Mr. lleph^tvn will lie on Ihe eoiniuHlee on jdallorni iistead. This jirterniKUi there were rumors to the elTect that an ngrtemeut between the tarllT reformers an.l Ihe stand -pal I ers had been called off and tliat C .overiior (Juiiinuiis, being dis- ;-ialisJli'(l with tlie reading of the larilT plank had aniioiiiiced that they would make an effort to control the committee on re .soliitions. However, the plank lias been shown to most of the eaders of both factions and while it is not eminently satisfactory to Cummins' forces, it is believeil that it will .no through without further scratcli- in.g. The Cunimin.s men arc liringing out lion. M. E. Kendall of Albia for permanent chairman . and he will be diosen. There is no particular fric- ion betwe<'n the factions. The oi7y contest will be on state superinteii- !ent of piil )lic instruction, for whicli there are three candidates. ARMOUR IN AN ACCIDE/T. His Yacht Collided With a 3,000-Ton Merchant Steamer off Dunkirk —Badly Damaged. Assoflatc-d Press Dispatch. Kiel. June 30.—The American steam yacht Ituna with Alli.son V. Armour, her owner, aboard, arrived here .ves- terday badly damaged from a collision in the Xortli sea. The accident was in a fog off Dunkirk. The yaclit collided with the steamer Diil.>regea, a ."Ort-ton mercliantnian. Her bowsprit .nd flying jibl»oom were carried away, .o.cether with the wire rigging and stays of the first of her three lar.go masts. Her bow is also dama.i;ed by the violent tearing out of the power, fill bowsprit, the unusual strength of whidi possibly saved the ship. • The lowtr i)art of the bow was twisted by ilie impact. The bowsprit lies hang- iivj^ (rom the iiort side forward stir-, rounded by nnisses of twisted steol ..cging and stays. Internally, iho acht is not damaged. Mr. Armour gave tlic following ac- •ount of the collision: "It Was five inuics to 3 o'clock in the morning. ... the North sea. twenty-five miles north of Dunkirk, in a very thick fog. am my own captain, and was on ileck. We were Idowiii.c; our liorn and heard iaigiiaiw. Some time l)efore we had stopped for fifteen minutes a^d were proceeding ai low speed. "The sound of the whistle came nearer and nearer: Our engines wei-c reversed a minute of two before the liglits of the steamer were seen., Im- meiiiately on seeing . the maslleaS light we put our lielnwover and tried o avoid the collision, hoping, with versed screw and helm over, to rike a glancing blow. She was near- ihan we believed, and wc struck .,v .r just in front of the bridge, damaging the upper works and cutting into ! hull above the water line. 'The yacht followed the steamer un- i! she stopped, and sent a boat upon their call. Wo stood by the steamer for upward of an hour, when she proceeded on her way. Wc were going at the rate of three miles an hour. .Had we bt.en going at full speed wc might never have come across her." SCHWAB PRfACTICALLY FIRED. William Corry, of Pittsburg, Hereafter Will Be Real Head of the Steel Corporation. ri th Ne of Ste« Pit w York, June 30.—William Corry. itt.<<burg. president of the Carnegie ait!«l Company, was today made assistant 10 ilie president]of the United States Steel Corporation. An official statement says that Corry is "to per- the ablivo duties of the prcsl- form denL" THE MIIRKETS BY TElEfiRHPH As.sociated Press Dispatch. Kansas qity, June 30.—Cattle—Receipts, 6 .000, steady to strong. Natsvo steers. $3 .75@5 .15;. cows and heifers, $l.o0@4.40; stockers and feeders, $3.05@'4 .50; bulls, |2.75@4.10; calv-os, ?3@C.25. Hogs—15 ,000, 5 @10 higher. Heavy, $5 .o5@o .70; packers, $5i50®o.60; medium, $5 .55 @5 .70; lighti, ?5.60@5;{>5; pi.gs, ^o.lOi^'o.So. i . . Sheep—2 ,000, steady. Muttons. $3 .30 @5.15; lambs, $4.I5@4.75. ' Kansas City, June 30.—Wheat- July, G9>i; Sept., 07; cash. No. 2. hard, 70(r/73; No. 3. i ;8 @69: No. 4, 63 (9166: rejected, 62; No. 2, red, 72@75; No: 3, 70® 71%. Corn—July, 47%@%; Sept., 45%@ %; cash. No. 2^ mixed, 51; No.: 2, white, 51: No. 3, 50. Oats—No. 2, white, 45. Rye—50. Hay—Clioice timothy, $12; chojce Iirairic, $7.50® 11. Butter—Creamery, 17 @19; dairy, fancy, 17. ^ Eggs—P'resh, 11 Receipts of wheat, 3 cars. Cliicago, June 30.— Cattle— 5,000. Native steers, $4 .25(fi )5.C0; stockers and feeders, $2.75 @4 .75; cows and heifers. $l.GO(fi )4 .80. Hogs— 12,000, Top, $6; bulk, ?5.S0 C/5.90. ' Butter—Creamery, lG(n)20; dairy, i5. fiifi: eggs, firm, 12 >/{.<ri)M. Wheal—July, 77^:^%: old, 77%; Sept., 7«'.4ff(%; old, 76% @%; Dec, 76: old, 76%: May., 78J4- Corn—June, .''lO; July, .'iOtfj)',^; Sept., 50';i,: Dee., 40% ; May, 4S'vii. Oat.s—.Iiine. 3!); July, 31); Sept., Si% Dec, :t4'4: May, :Hi>Af!t>%. . , Pfuk—July, $ I.').32'/J : SepU. $15.02 !ri. Lard—.luly, $S.l(i; Sept., $S.'40; Oct., ?s:22!,L-. '.- , " : St, Louis, Jiiiu! 30.— Cattle—9 .0()». Beef steers. $4 .25CfifT,.25 ; stockers ahd li-eders, $3 (J/)4 .2"i; cow.s ami hcifeta, $2.2r .(5» 4.r,o. iio^s—11,000. PIKS , lisht, $r..65H<) r,.S(); p.'ickers, $.'».70(r»'5.S5; butchers, be.-;t luavy. ?.'..7n (fr5 .Itl). Wheat—No. 2. red. cash, elovatop. SI; track, 82; July, 81; Sept., 77%@) V{:; No. 2. hard, ISdviii. Corn—No. 2. cash. 40%; track, 51 (T/V, ; Julv. 40%; Sept.. 51^14- Gals—No. 2, cash, 38; track, 39%© 41; July, 81; Sept., 77%@%; No. 2, white, 45. •' Porlv— ?1.5.72%; larJl, $7 .70. TLead—Firm, f4.02Vi. Spelter— l -'irm, $5.u0. ; E LONCHED JTR RflOSEIIELT KANSAS SENATOR AND GOVERNOR OF PORTO RICO AT OYS- • TER BAY. President Has Decided to Witness International Yacht Race Between Reliance and Shamrock. • Associated Press Dispatch. Oyster Bay. L. I., June 30.— President Roosevelt has expressed his intention to witness the internatianai yaclit races between the Reliance ai5d he Shamrock III, to be .sailed Atiguist 201 h. He will go to the course on t^e Mayflower. Sir Thomas Lipton recetit- ly extended to the president an invitar tion to witness the races from hjs yacht, Erin, but while appreciating the invitatioir and the spirit which prompt* •d it, the president felt obliged to decline. ^ Governor Hunt, of Porto Rico; Senator Long, of Kansas, and former Postmaster .General Bissell, arrived Iiere today and were the president's Ljuests ai luncheoci. 1,000 VISITED KEARSAGE. ^ Guests Were Principally German Naval pffxials— A Smoker on the ; Kearsage Tonight. Kiel, June 30.— The officers of- the Ignited Slates squadron yesterday afternoon received about 1 ,000 guests on board the ' fiagship Gearsarge, principally Ocrniari naval officers and .visiting Americans. There will be-a smoker on the Kearsage toni.ght. Mr. Meyer, the United States ambassador to Italy, lunched with Emperor William dix lUe HoheuzoUern. ' ^ CHOKED ON HIS OWN MEAT.I Butcher Dead Result of Trying to Eat Beefsteak Which he Himself ; Sold to a Restauranteer. New York, June 30. —Thomas Thorii- by, a butcher, choked to death in k Brooklyn restaurant yesterday, lie ordered the best beef.steak iu the place and ate heartily. Thornby suddenly strangled on a piece of steak and fell from his chair. The efforts of the waiters to restore him were witholit avail. It is said that' the meat w .as furnished from his :own shop. 1 1,000 IMMIGRANTS SUNDAY. Majority From Italy—Report .That Many Imbeciles and Paupers Are ' Being Sent Here, New York, June . 30. —Moire th |n 1 ,000 immigrants were landed at EUIs Lsland Sunday; They came on tlie Patriaiand Fumessia. and were mostly from Italy and nearby countries. The mjcdical officers of the Immigration btireau made a ciarcful and critical examination oC tHem, as,the government ';had been / notified > by iUi agents In Europe that many; Imbecile^ and paupers are b&isg gent bqre. > \ • mm L BRITISH REPORT THAT HIS FOR. , : CES WERE UTT;ERLY. ROUT- EO AT jEYd. ! tmOO SPEARMEN WEREKILLED WAR OFFICE HEARS OF SUCCESS OF ABYSSINIAN FORCE MOLILAND. IN 8A- General Manning Says Report That Several British Officers Are Prisoners is Untrue. Associated Press Dispatch. • : London, June 30.—^The war office today reccivetl a dispatch .from Colonel Rochfort, one of the British ofBcers serving with the Abyssinian force in Samoliland which says the Abyssinians May 31^t, after a series of forced niarches, struck the Mad Mullah's fdtrces near Jcyd, surprising them at dawn and killing ten thousand ispear- men and capturing almost all their cattle and sheep and 1,000 camels. MANNING DENIES IT. .1 TO MARK INGALLS' GRAVE. ' A Kansas Field Stone Has Been Found Which is Suitable, According to His Wish. . Atchison, June 30.— The ^ grave ot th6 late John J ^ngallsALML^VSTnon, will be nfarke4 --with a red granite glacier sto^c found in Lutbeian church addition in Atchison. The^ stone is 51^ by 41 ^1 feet and 2% feetJn thl^ ness. The stone will be marked with; a medalllori and a quotation from "BIyue Grass." A better stone was fottnd in ; Jefferson' county, but the fariner on | whose place it w^ located waiitcd $125 for iLlIt was the desire of ihe distinguished Kansan that bis grave be marked with a Kaiisas field stobe. PEACE IS IN SIGHT. An Important Move Toward Conciliation in the Building Trades Strike in NeW York. New York. June ' 30.—An' important move toward the establishmentL oC peace between warring employers and empolyes in the building trades of this city is anticipated; within twenty-four hours. The George A. Fuller company, one: of the largest individual building concerns in the United States; will. It is believed, sign agreements with rep^ resentatives of its 20,000 men , da tcrriis wTiich probably will result inlthe men returning to work. CHIEF ENGINEER SANTA FE, Famous Bandniaster of Grenadier Guards Succuntbs to Paralysl*-- Once Visited Kansas.' ' / Associate^ Press Dispatch. London^ June 30.—Dan Godfrey, the- fan^us: bandmaster of the Qrenatter guards, died today of paralysis. v Godfrey and his band made a tour (he United Stated in 1901^ and the band visited ' several Kansas tcWHts andt citlM- - • EssieH 'Do yo» believe in the Power of ihe pr^ss. dearie?" Besrift— He Discredits Reports That Several > British Officers Arc Prisoners of Mad Mullahf . .; Asflnclated Press Dispatch. ; i.<uid(m, Julie 3f)— General Manning, • lirltlsh commander In Somallland, has ,, elegiAplied to the war office discredit- , ing reports that tieverai ISrltisli pincers arc pri.sonersin thd Mad Mullah cam)). Tlic general says deserters. . from the Mullah's forces deny,the rumors. C. A. Morse, Now Stationed at Albuquerque, Named for the Position , to Succeed W. B. Storey. . ' Associated Press DJspatch. Topeka, June 3Q. —C. A, Morse, now stationed at Albuquerque, N. M., has been made chief engineer of the Santa I . Fe.-.to succeed W. B. Storey> transr ferred to California. J. M. Leade, who ' has-been resident engineer here has j been made chief engineer of the east* ' ern; grand division. - SHAMROCK III HAD TO QUIT. n a Race With Shamrock II Her Main Sheet Gave Way and She Was Compelled to Abandon Race. Associated l^ress Dispatch. \ — >few York, June 30.—Fifteen min­ uted, after crossing the line today in a trial race with Shamrock II. 'SItam- ; rock^ ill's main sheet gave way aad \ she was compelled to return to Sandy Hook. The accident'is; ifot serions. Today's race was abandoned. L DAN GODFREY DEAD. "~ butinot: to the extent of cnicklii «700| • ribSi*' Si •

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