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FKOX PRIKIBRS* 1XK. peritF.it KEEP B£TOKE THK PCBL1C. tub*Jritr eo.2iSQ*d^ osaajvrrisi rfOB- 'in fr!f. hi* store »c.I U.* ,, «oaee ft wril known »» oM IxiwJomrki YOU XXHL-NO. 223. FREDERICK, MABYLAND. MONDAY, JULY 9, 19OO. 30 CENTS A MOr Td. . AD iwirr ww ir«* irt-at frr«j U lex »*!:, xxJp, c o a l i t i o n oi ibe f Potts. So etVr ou»p U ncepand milh a tor pttrtfr»«. ««** ihe tkic. tcalp. i U to b* e _ with 11 for all tbe p«r- petu of tk« Uikt, buh,aad }B9nery. Tfeiu tt eooSitku la l Oatt Puica -- jely, «5 CKSTS - l*e «i« ud eoapkxioD Map. and txat toilet «o»p. aad /baby tc»f la tbe uorfd. MVS OF MPl^ CONGER'S One-Sided Skirmishes in the PhU- ippines and in Africa. 1) FPftBT 1 1 V1V * * rrupisos ASD BOEBS BEATEF. A T»rdy Message From Our ~ ~ Minister to Pekia. B. ESERT5ON3, i Laadars in Low Price*. Uwa Xovezs. bwc make. 13.1*. 16 iaehM, Wash Kruahea, for fence work, 80 lad lOc aptee*. Btap Udder*. 45c. 9Oc and «0c apiece. Ie« Cream Freezer*. 4 Quarts, n 85 apleee. 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We solicit · e»IL READ THIS! juart Porcelain Kettle 33c 0-qnart Porcelain Kettle 38c ep Ladders, o feet 65c rted Table Spoons per dozen 30c lated Tea Spoons per dozen loo t Frame Clothes Wringers $1.25 Toad Frame Clotbec Wringers f 1.75 [rear guarmntee Clothes Wringer .18.50 HBoi. Lawn Mower |2.25 CHOPPEES $1.25 |akeSpooni 6c 1, Cake and Psriag Knives. .lac set i Cream Freezer, 4 quart f 1 75 lEST AXLE GBKASE, I ~I ia 5-ponnd tin bucket J olen Furnitnre Polian 15o LTJOAS ) t . 9 . ,,?,-.,, |UBE PAINT y ** 2og.non Floor Stein 24cpint ncas Family Paint SOcpint 3K STOVB ( *. -o ITKOlT DBTEB ) ** Batcher Knife 20c »?*· So»p tic cue 3 justable Slaw Cutter 35c ..G.QUYNNCO. HARDWARE. PAINTS, BAR IRON. ETC. E. Patriek Street. Telephone 226. far I'aitftf Mat r» aad l',rf*t Brltala Xakr of t£ie Two G For tbr !ul- Nation*. '. Ooe f re kill- UaniU July S. -- Tht jr '- v.eek's scouting in Luzon resulted : · i;ans killed and 16 woui hundred aad eixty Filipino* ed during the week and ei^..:. Americans who had been prisoners m the bands of the rebels were si'rrond^r**! and a hundred riHcs were turued over to the United States officials. The enemy ambushed a wagon triin ^t^-p^n vnr«.*T ? -«;·* v?: · **"h T h i r l inf iutry lost nine men while on an ev- pedition to punish the Ladrones in the Delta and RSo Grande. In the Antigua province of Panay a running fight of three hours' duration resulted iu the killing or wounding of 70 of the enemy. There were ao casualties among the Americans. The insurgents are slowly accepting the amnesty provisions. In some instances the Americans are suspending operations A] order to give the rebels an opport.'S.ty to take advantage of th^ decree. PERHAPS HIS LAST REPORT. It Tells of the Threatening Outlook j on Ha; 21, ASD IB SOMEWHAT OPTIMISTIC. TMK ~i'«»'\QVKRRD" BOEItS IOHN N. CLARY, REAL CSTAlE AGENT. FOBSALC. si.--A. fine farm of 253 seres, new bnlld- rs. sltaaled =eir Hood'a Hiila. 3d.--A fine farm of 195 acres, 14-rooffl ise, situated on liberty pJk*. 16 miles west Baltimore. TdU-Two-storr brick dwelUaz.6 rooms and n,N«.39K. FoarthSL ti.--A frame dwelling. 6 rooms. Te'.err»pb Ireet. I Ox.--A fine basinass property situated about ·iHas from Frederick. «h---Two brick dweWazs. Nos. 15 and 17 ast Third Street. tSu--Frederic* * SBdaietowu Railroad M*. I Sea - lii F. G- A aoia*s A Son. enerai Insurance Are«t». 2O West Patrick Street. Jfi 3iana^;r tu Hrp tbe Brilinh Troop* In Vtrlcii Employed. London. July 9.--Late news from South Africa reports that the Boers Ineffectually attacked Gen. Butler's escort between Standerton and Heidelberg on Saturday, as he was returning from a visit to Lorf' TjoH"-*? The Boers attacked Ficksburg garrison at midnight on Tuesday, but were driven off after 45 minutes' fighting. Gen. Brabant on July 5 occupied Bernberg, between Senekal and Winburg, which served as a base for bands assailing convoys- Col. Mahon. of Gen. Hutton's mounted troops, on July 6 and 7. engaged 3,000 Boers east o' Brouker Spruit and drove them off. The tJritish casualties numbered 33. Commandant Limmer tried to recapture Rustenburg on July 5, but was driven back. Thirty-four of Strathcona's horse, under Lieut. Anderson, were attacked by 200 Boers, east of Standerton, on July 6. Tbe British soon took possession of a kopje, upon which they successfully withstood the attack of the enemy. Killed Returning; From Church. Pittsburg, July --Two people were killed outright and a third seriously hurt last night in a most peculiar railroad accident. The dead: - -Mrs. Elizabeth Edwards, aged 40; Thomas Mor- j ris. aged 4S. Thomas Edwards. h».?- band of the dead woman, had his leg. so badly lacerated that It will" have to be amputated. The Victims were on their way home from church, and were waiting for a long Pan Handle freight to pass. The freight broke in two, supposedly caused by a broken frog, and jammed a line of cabooses into tbe party of church people. Mrs. Edwards was literally cut to pieces. To Rebuild Dctroyed Fair Buildings Trenton, July 9.--The executive committee of tbe. board of directors of the Interstate Fair association met at Spring Lake, N. J., yesterday and adopted resolutions for tbe rebuilding of tbe grand stand and other buildings of the fair destroyed by fire Saturday nigbt. They decided to build on a more elaborate scale than tbe old structures, and will have tbe new buildings completed in time for the annual exhibition in tbe last week of September. Hoda-aoa Safe- Cape Coast Castle, July 9.--A letter from Sir Frederic Mitchell Hodgson, governor of the Gold Coast colony, dated at Akwebusu, July 1, has been received here announcing his safety. Tbe column under command of Col. Willcocks, which is marching to the relief of Sir Frederic Hodgson, bas arrived at Fumsu. Hard fighting is expected. Pontiaa*ter Friarhtcned to Deatfc. Chattanooga. Tenn., July i..--Postoffice Inspector Bass, of this division. has notified the inspector in charge that be bas completed an inspection of the postoffice at Gainesville, Fla., and found tbe postmaster, James Ben, short in his accounts to tbe amount of $1,400. The shock of the discovery caused tbe death 01 tbe nostmaster. Eev. Bobert U Patterson ears: "In ttvntK nur onqaaHltod endoraeoiect of tie X-Rar Headache Tablets. 1 feel tbat I reader a persona] service to any* one who may thereby be induced to ose fbem. They cannot be surpassed as * renedr for headaches." Sold br wholesale and retail dnnrUts. BNEST flELFENSTEM, INSURANCE. W. Pitriek S! M Secret of Beauty fs health. The secret of health i the power to digest and assimilate a proper quanity of food. This can never be done when the Hver does not act it's part. Doyou know this ? Tatt's Liver Pills are an absolute cure for sick headache, dyspepsia, sour stomach, ir.olaria, constipation, torpid liver, piles, jaundice, bilious fever, bfliou? ness and kindred diseases. Tutt's Liver Pills lie Krltrvi-d lit Tltml Time That tke j CMu-»r ;ov«-rnnifut. Alarmed at «!ic- Situation. TV on Id Take Emcr- K r l l f Action to Soppr«-»m the Bbx- t-r»--.Mrauiimr Comr* an Ofllclal Itrport From Shanfrhal That the l.t-^ntlon* at Prkln Were Safe o» J u l y 4. While Still Another Dl»- pntJ-b Dlxcreillta the "OIHclmV 1 Re- port--Tht- \lll«-» Will Soon Have Kitty Tho«»auaTrooi»»A»b«re--Di»- orders In the Province* Appear to Be IncrranliiK l» Vloteooe. Washington, July 9.--The last China mail to reach the state department brought the report of Minister Conger, perhaps the last that will ever come to hand. This bears date of Pekin, May 21. It is of the utmost importance, disclosing, as it does, a full com- preiieiisiou on the pari ot the foreign ministers in Pekin of the character and extent of the Boxer uprising, even through Mr. Conger himself, by disposition optimistic, found some reason to hope that the worst was over at that date. What Mr. Conger has to say as to the attitude of the Chinese government toward the Boxer movement, as revealed in the formal interchange that took place between himself and the tsung-H-yamen is not only of peculiar interest now. but probably will have a strong bearing on the final reckoning that- must be bad between the civilized nations and the Chinese. Mr. Conger makes it very clear, through the publication of the French priest's letter, that at least one, and probably all of the European nations having interests in northern China were acquainted with the dangers of the situation at least two or three weeks before the actual outbreak in Pekin. The letter to Secretary Hay of May 21 is as follows: "In response *o the request of the French minister the dean called a meeting of tke diplomatic corps yea- Vr Oi Pi Ui Wi CURES AT.T. OASES OF IKDIttJTIOl, COrUTIPATiOH, KiDXEY TROUBLES, DIABETES iri SRI6HT'$ DISEASE, fiTii TH3 NXWB. MINISTER E. H. CONGER. - terday, and upon information furnished in a letter from the Catholic bishop in Pekin and verbal reports by the other ministers, the situation was considered so grave that the corps unanimously instructed the dean to present it to the tsung-li-yamen and demand immediate and effective measures, which he did today by the note, copy of which is enclosed. "I also enclose copies of the bishop's letter and one from Rev. Mr. Killie, an American missionary, who lives in Pekin. but travels a circuit to the north and east. "On the 18th inst., during an extended personal interview with tbe tsnng- li-yamen, I called their attention to the fact tbat notwithstanding constant warnings from this and other legations the Boxers bad continually increased and spread until now they are boldly organized inside the wall of Pekin. the existence of thousands is known, in the villages around Pekin. Christian converts are being persecuted and threatened everywhere, many forced to recant their religious professions, and come have been compelled to abandon their chapels and come to Pekin for safety. "I said: 'At a London mission near Chou Chow. 40 miles west of Pekin. two native Christians have been killed and their chapel destroyed. Near Pao Ting" Fu. a Catholic village bas b«en destroyed and 61 Christians murdered, some of them being burned alive. The foreign governments cannot longer sit Idly by and witness this persecution and murder. I can only speak for my own government, bnt it is becoming very impatient over China's continued treaty violations. It always bas been and still is tbe good friend of China, and only -«-isbes it prosperity, bui is now more than ever determined to sustain the treaty rights of all American citizens and of tbe Christian converts, aad it will bold the Chinese government to the strictest responsibility for ervery treaty infraction in this regard. It will do this not only for the benefit of its own cid- rens. bnt in the interest of China herself, wbose government is now sadly- threatened by these lawless organizations. At present. It is true, they seem to have no capable leader, but fihould one arise and the populace become really Inflamed the overthrow of tbe present dynasty is most likely to flAJNWA £s CLEMKNIT Ar OH-ISOOWL- MARK HANNA OUT FOR A DRIVE. This very excellent picture of Mark Hanna was caught just as he settled himself for .1 p!-i..jnt i:-:\e «'ith one of his closest political and personal friends. The so-called "Boss" seems in tbe !.--t of spir.ta ttnd if IIP is worried by the shafts of his political opponents, he certainly shows no sign of it in the t w i n k l e «C his eye and the ruddy color of his cheeks. He intends to spend a part of bis vacation behind his famous «'·:!«-». . . GGCGGOOQCXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXOO!XX^ follow, and possibly the destruction ot the empire, etc., etc.' "They replied ihat I did not understand the may difficulties under which they labored, but they had succeeded in suppressing the Boxers in the province of Shan Tung, and would do so bere. "J told them I saw no effective measures whatever being put forth. They replied that the movement had not heretofore been looked upon as serious, but that now tbe throne was fully aware of the gravity of the situation that a recent confidential decree had been sent to the viceroy, tbe Pekin and neighboring officials, which would surely prove effective, suppress tbe Boxers and restore order. "I told them that the most alarming telegrams were being sent to the newspapers ol Europe and America of the existing state of anarchy here, and that the people of the world would be forced to believe tbat the government of China was either abetting these murderous brigands or that it was too weak to suppress or control them, and its good name and credit roust suffer irretrievably In consequence. After reading me the decree, which, was much like those heretofore published, they asked if I would not wire my government tbat they could and were suppressing the Boxers. "I replied tbat at present I would not; tbat I bad been for six months telegraphing the issuance of ineffective decrees, but if they would show me the fact by accual and immediate repression, which they could if they would, in three days I would gladly and quickly wire it to my government. "They assured me tbat sufficient troops had been sent to the disturbed districts to restore order and afford protection. "I again, told them that restored order would be the only possible proof. I also said tbat unless the situation was relieved and the threatening danger from mobs averted I should be compelled to ask for a sufficient guard of American marines to Insure the safety of the legation. "They said: 'Ob, don't do that. It is unnecessary/ and again promising energetic action the Interview closed. "Unless some energetic action is taken the situation will become fraught with, great danger to all foreigners, not from any intelligent or organized attacks, but from ignorant and inflamed mob violence. I, bow- ever, believe, as I said in my telegram, that the government is aroused, itself alarmed at the situation, and will take more energetic action, but no one can be certain of this until it is done. "Since the United States steamship Wheeling had already left Taku, I deemed it prudent to ask tbe admiral for the presence of another war vessel, and. responding to the request. Admiral K^mpff. with the Newark, sailed hither from Yokohama on tbe 19th inst. and should arrive soon." The enclosures referred to by Mr. Conger follow. Mr. Wn, tbe Chinese minister, continues optimistic in spit* of tbe alarm- Ing statements which have appeared. Such recent communications as be bas had with the officials o* the southern ARE THE LEQATIONSJSAFE? An Official Announcement Which S«-cm» to B«- Dlxeredlted bj- L»nter Heporttt. London, July 9.--The foreign consuls at Shanghai met on July 1 and officially announced that the legations at Pekin were safe on July 4. The Canton that Li Hung Chang has telegraphed direct to the Chinese miniiti-r In London urging him to request thn British government to approach th« United States government with a view to a Joint Invitation to Japan to cooperate in the maintenance of the Chinese empire and the establishment of a strong government on a solid basis, the three then uniting in an appeal i « U f f t _ X J » ^"^ I M C U UU.lbl.Ug IU. ll-li *Jt£/t/Wllt foregoing statement, read with Consul for tbe suppor t o f all the other pow- TT^t »·. A«t'*. 'llr. n n ».ll. *~ {V.. *.n».*.l.»~ ~9 I .. Warren's dispatch to the foreign office on Saturday, makes it possible to believe that the legations will hold out for a number of days vol. Having fought to a standstill the first outbursts of fanatical fury, it is believable that something may intervene to save them. The news, after the sinister rumors of the lust leu days, is enough upon which to build up hopes. The Shanghai correspondent of The Express, telegraphing on Sunday, at 5:10 p. m.. however, throws doubt upon Consul Warren's information. He says: "Taotal Sheng now admits that there was an error in his communication to Gen. Warren. The date of the courier's arrival at Chinen Fu was July 3. which does not apply to bis departure from Pekin. The journey from Pekiu to Chinen Fu occupies five days. The courier, therefore, could not have left Pekin later than June 28. The date of the massacre there, as given by Chinese reports, was June 30 or July 1." Tien Tain is still hard pressed. -\ Chinese force numbering from 80,000 to 100,000 men, as estimated by incon- ers." VICTIMS OF HOBOKEN'S HOLOCAUST. One Body Found, ntflockaway Dcacli. 117 Hortle* llecovercd. New York, July 9.--Three more bodies wer« found yesterday on the Saale. This makes 29 bodies that have thus far been taken from, the wreck of the Saale since the fire, and 146 bodies In all recovered. The bodies recovered yesterday were all found In the second cabin, in the after part of the ship, and they were horrible sights to look upon. They had vci-y little clothing on and were-all victims of fire. They could not be Identified. Chief Office- Henry Schaetter. who was fi charge, said he had no idea who the men had been, but, judging from the place where they were found, he thinks they were stewards. The body of a man, badly scarred and burned, was found at Rockaway Beach yesteruay afternoon and taken to the morgue there. The body is «up- posed to be that of a victim of the Ho- t - I JtV/O^U 4.U UH IUCU. U L O. T llrVSJLU V L VUQ tiV elusive reconnoissances. floods the boken disaster, which would make 147 country round about Tien Tsln, com- | boai es recovered. munication between which place and . Taku Is apparently possible by river only. A Crefoo dispatch says the Russians have landed 3,000 men at Taku and the Japanese have discharged several transports. The Japanese pushed on So Tien TsiiJ, leading in the subsequent i assault upon the native river, in which ' their commander was killed. Ten mor) ' transports are engaged at Japanese ports. With the 10,000 British India troops afloat and fresh Japanese contingents It is quite probable that the allies will soon have 50,000 men ashore. The disorders in the provinces appear to be increasing in violence. A Chinese army is within 40 miles of New Chwang, and the foreigners are preparing to abandon their homes. The southern part of the province is swept by raiders, destu-yirg all works of the white man. except in spr.ts garrisoned by Russians. Proclamations have been posted in all villages near Chefoo calling upon the loyal Chinese to rise and expel the foieigners for introducing among the pious Chines" an immoral religion. Every good Buddhist is eipected to kneel three hours daily, knock hi? head upon the floor thrice and pray earnestly that sudden, cruc! death may overtake all aliens. The foreign settlement at Chefoo is at the mercy of two Chinese forts equipped wjth Krupp gnas. which command two sides of the city. Six warships, including tbe United States gunboat Nashville, are constantly cleared for action. ' The provisional government at Pekin appears to have designs upon the ecuthern provinces. Besides having or- No bodies wer^ recovered from the Bremen or Main ye»ierday. although the work of searching was kept op. Dynamite was exploded on the river bed about the wrecks 'oft tbe pier of the North German Lloyd line without bringing to the surface any more bodies. One charge was sent down between the ruins of the Thingvalla line pier and tbe pier of the Hamburg line. A column of water was burled into the air and the water agitated for a long distance by the charge, but no bodies were floated. Another charge was fired, but to no purpose. EXCURSIONISTS' NARROW ESCAPE The prince is tbe head of the tsung- li-yamen, tbe Chinese foreign office, and the commander of a garrisoned force in the capital. His influence is said to be considerable, and tbe fact, it tbe report be confirmed, that be baa provinces leads fcim to believe tbat up dered Kwaa Sbi Kai to advance upon to a very recent date the legationem · Xankin. wbfch K»an Si: Kzi says tc were sull safe. i will not do. Prince Tnan has sent an Considerable importance is attached i army along the route of tbe Grand bere to the telegraphic announcement j canal. tbat Prince Cbing is leading a counter- j Nankin is on tbe south bank of tbe revolution against the rebels in Pekin,'. river, nearly a mile wide. The British cruisers Hermione and Pique I will as- i sist in repelling attempts to cross. Six j Cbniese cruisers are there and 17,000 Chinese troops are at the disposal of Viceroy Llu-Kunyi. The forts mount 24 high power modern guns. The for- espoused the cause of the government | eigners in Shanghai are of tbe empress and that the loyal troops are wjth him, it is said may prevent further murder and pillage by tbe rebels and in this indirect manner be the means of aiding tbe foreigners. It is Perfectly Reliable. "^Tehiveso'd msnr different consrh remedies, bnt none ba eriveii better satisfaction than Ch»mberl.t!nV «»y^ Mr. Charles Holz- h»n«r. Drncfrlst. Sewsrk, V. 'J. "It la perfectly *a.tf »ni rw ly relied npoa ID all cases of conebs. colds or hcmrsenesj, gold br A UPearre. Prrilon* Trip Ac Ton* a Teasporary nrl'tprr hy \ i n r Hnnilred People. BuHalo. July 9.--The storm which swept Lake Erie Saturday night was one of the most sudden and severe known to the summer season. Many yachts were broken from their moorings and driven on shore, and the damage to small craft will be considerable. The large passenger steamer Pearl, which was caught by the squall as she was backing from her dock at Crystal Beach, Out., with 900 Buffalo excursionists on board and driven stern foremost on a sand bar, was release*}. The damage to the boat proved trifliur. Tbe rescue of the passengers was ;-.··. ii- ous. Gangplanks were splice 1 with rope and pushed from the Crystal Beach dock to the deck of the PearJ. which had listed to port so heavily that it was feared she would be turned completely over by tbe waves. Across this undulating bridge each of the 90u men. women and children on bc2rd -rrere fcrccd to ^alk or crawi, while tbe driving sea foamed about JTTCGETS OF SEWS. uneasy. Everything depends, they feel, on Viceroy Liu-Kunyi. Refugees from Tien Tsin arriving at Shanghai says that only five civilian foreigners were killed during the long Chinese bombardment The foreign women became so indifferent that they walked through the streets, not heeding the shells. Most of tbe civilians were deported to Taku, thence to be conveyed to Shanghai. The Times this morning says. - We learn from a private message from The estate of tbe late Leander Mc- Cormlck, of Chicago, amounts to J4.- 000,000. William Rockefeller, recently operated on for appendicitis at New York, has recovered. Xa'_han L. Baker slew his daughter. Bessie, at Richmond, Va.. and tfcsn Mew out his brains. John Toning, who broke his neck by diving from a. pier at New York, died three days after the accident. Tbe Arkansas Republican convention at Little Rock nominated H. T Reramel, of Little Rock, for governor. Philip Koehler, of Keadmg, Pa., white in search of "mp'.oymetj*, was accidentally killed at p'hillipsburg. N. J. J May Foiiovr His Notinoatiuii bj the Populist Committee. HE PROMISES A 8TATEMElT t Ilut U f f l l u r o lo Sn at l»rrar»( \.-llon ilr Will T«kr. Thca«k ·· Ur. !or,-» i bal II U t "«r»r !· S»w I"rrf«--ll» t lr»r. l.lnculu. Nb . July 9. -- No formal »a- iiuitut^nient w.H !·*· raaJt- by C'Uarlta A To* no of lui di'-[»ion in regard to lite IV'puliMi nommatioa for the vic» lrt-!iU(-iu-y unut the i'opultst commit- ti-c Kivi*.i him formal not I lira t Ion of hi* nomination This will be m about ten du.s. Mr Town« «aiit v«*»f«»rt!iv »K-»» inj w u u t u tnake yubllc his dec'lloa at thnt time and would issue an address giving hla n-asons for the action h* tdki's. What that action would be h« refused to say. "Hut my course Is perfectly clear now." Mr. Towne added. "I have already talked the matter over with several of the Populist k-udors. The subject will also probably conic up. though In an informal way. at today's meeting of the advisory committees." Senator J. K. Jones, of Arkansas. chairman of the Democratic national conunltut\ arrived here from Kansas City last evening, and later held an extended conference with W. J. Bryan. Charles A. Towne and Giwge Fred Williams, in talking about th» vfc« presldcnti;:! situation Senator Jones said he hoped and believed that in case Mr. Towne withdrew his name as a Populist candidate for the vice presidency the national committee of that partv would »nrfor««» t h » T ^ :n"?nit!c ticket. "We arc all Independent." continued Senator Jones. ''and like to carry to K successful conclusion our own plans. Bui this year every one who is not with the Republican party should ba against them, and I cannot help thinking that every man who is earnest In his desire for the success of William J. Bryan should unite with us. Of course if Mr. Towne does not withdraw fusion on the electoral ticket of the various slates should and prob- ahlv will he arranged." During today's conference, at which Senator Jones, Senator Hettfeld, J. R. Sovereign, Senator Allen and Chairman Edmisten. of the Populist national committee, are expected to be present, the vice presidential complication will be considered In all its phases. At this meeting it is also expected that plans for concentrated effort in state and congressional campaigns. which were practically agreed upon at the meeting of the conference committees of the Democratic, Silver Republican and 'Populist parties in Kansas Cit-.-. will be complrtM. Should Mr. Towne decide to withdraw his name from the Popnltat ticket this would leave. the way clear for uniting the three parties in the support of tht Democratic national ticket, and a strong effort will be made to bring about this result through the Populist national committee. Populist national committeemen are, it is understood, far from being unanimous in their opinions as to the wisest course to pursue in case Mr. Vowne decides to withdraw, but those of the Populist conferrees who are already in the cltr expressed their belief today that an understanding involving the working in harmony of the three parties in the coming presidential campaign would be reached before the adjournment of the conference. Mr. Towne spent nearly the entire day with Mr. Bryan, taking dinner with him, and later, in a party which included ex-Congressman Hartman of Montana and George Fred Williams of Massachusetts, drove out to Mr. Brvan's farm. Elaborate plans are being made for the ratification meeting to be held here tomorrow afternoon and night, and It is the Intention to make the affair .ts far as possible the formal opening of the Democratic national campaign. William J. Bryan is expected to speak briefly, as is also Adlai Stevenson. George Fred "Williams and Charles A. Towne will also deliver addresses. X Stcv«-n«o» to Vialt Bryaa. Minneapolis, July 9.--In response to * telegraphic request from Mr. Bryan Hon. Adlai E. Stevenson left here last night for Lincoln. Neb. When seen just before fcis departure Mr. Stevenson would say little, except that he would attend a conference at Lincoln regard* in? the plan of campaign, in which S T^ator Jones, chairman of the Dem- ocirtic national committee, and Mr. Tow "p. Populist candidate for vice presi'.^nt, were to- take part Mr. Stev^r.-on said that at the conclusion of the conference he would return to Minnc: nka Beach and remain there; until f ' ;t. l. when he expected to taka an r- ive part in the campaign. Saock K!llc Stftclce* Mother. Pnoenixville, Pa., July 5.--Charles Hartman. a farmer of Charlestown township, about three miles frora here, took his wife and children for a carriage drive yesterday. Just as they reached home the horse became unmanageable, from an attack of colic. and while one of the children was standing near the can I;-* tte boras kicked the little one in the fa^^. rro- ducing fatal injuries. The mother picked up the child and as she crossed the threshold of the house she gave a ·cream and fell dead with the dying child in her arms. The mother is supposed to have been suffering froaa heart trouble. The child lived only a short time. The horse also died. 1,600 TfcroivB Out of Work. Lebanon, Pa.. July 9.--Sixteen Sred men were thrown out of employment by the banking of five furnace*, two of them c-a-r.td and three operate* on a five years' lease by the Lack*- wanna Iron and Steel compfLOT. of Scranton. Two of the furnace* art *t West Lebanon, two at Cornwall a*4 one at Nona Cornwall. The OHM stated for the stoppage of opercttaM is the removal of the large eteel wotto of the Lackiwar.r.a compiky frooi Scranton to Buffalo and the «xtt£iB( war over railroad rate* for l*k« or*.

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