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FKOM PRIMERS INK. J Ail-Ail 24 ' i K£Kf» BKFOKK THK PCBWC- c«-w! IB VOL. XXHL--NO. 230. FREDERICK, MARYLAND. TUESDAY, JULY 17. 19OO. SO CENTS A MO TH. iffiflW For Sanative Uses. IK remarkable, emollienu eJeanstns. a«xl t , rt*ed' iruoi CITUXKA. the great rt!u cure, warrant ibe u*e of ei'TUCKA SUAf. u lh* lunauf bath* for annoy. Ins imocon*. tnftamina- Kous. and dialings, for luu tree or o8cn*ire persptr. alion. a ad oUu in tbe form of inJ fc'lc . ·aaattve. inaxpOe pun 1 "-*-* which readily tu \ruinru. an4 Muecullr ^: CirR-ciu. Ointment tolaoUten.. Bolt amoeban thtvwtt- Pwrri»D..is»C-Co*r, B.EBERTSONS, Leaders in Low Prices. Laws Moves*, bact make. 12.14.16 inehw. ILSOapteea, white Wash Brcsiea. for fenea work. SB and lOc apiaaa. Step L«dd»r«. 43c. SOe and COc apiece. IceCwam Praetors. 4 quart*, fl.85aplee«. Screen D*ors. eomplata with hlniTM and ·creena. 70c and upward. Window Ser«ens. 13c and upward. Grind Stonea. ba*t make. J1.10 per 10O Poandi. Varnish Stain. Xpint can. lOc; Bint can. ·Oc: quart can. 33e: one coat BoJetant to auke old furniture look like new. Enamel Top Dressing, mikes old bnssr tow look like new. 25c pint. Alt Savin Retdr-31ixed Paint, 1 ponnd nv. 9e and lOc can. Ready Mixed Red and Brown Paint for Barn.". Ac., S5e gallon. Graphite Paint tor Root'. 95c ealipn. At other shades Ready-Mixed Paints per ·»ll'irj from 95c to *1.W. s'-rrord'.Tij to'hz 1 ?! At! M-sed Paints sold by us zroucd Incur 0^:1 -hill Purity absolnttlr eonranteed. BUGGIES, (our own make.) S55.OO to S75.OO. STICK WAGONS, tonr own make.) S30.OO to^S35.OO. DAYTON~WAGONS, (our own maKe.) S55 to $65. Fin s^ed Buggy Wheels, $8.0O e*r Set end upward. Carriage Pales, $t 00 ·pi«e« and upward. · W e u-rry the largest itockof FENCING WiKB rtND POULTKYWIBB that can b« found iu the city. W« solicit a call. READ THIS! 8-qnart Porcelain Kettle 33c 10-quart Porcelain Settle 38c Step i T Adders, 5 feet 65c Plated Table Spoons per dozen 30o Plated Tea Spoons per dozen.: I5c Iron Frame Clothes Wringers fl.25 Wood Frame Clothes "Wringers $1.75 3-rear guarantee Clothes Wringer.$2.50 14-inch Lawn Mower $2.25 FOOD CHOPPERS $1.25 Cake Spoons 5c Bread, Cake and Paring Knives. -15c set Ice Cream Freezer, 4 quart $1 75 BEST AXLE GBKASE, i_ or. in 5-pound tin bucket ) ^ Mazolen Furniture Polish I5c LTJOAS t «- o- n PUKE PAINT: i ri2ogaUon LOOM Floor Stain 24c pint Lucas Family Paint 20cpint COOK STOVB i ». .^ FRUIT DBTEB( W - a ° 6-incb Batcher Knife 20c Pear's Soap lie cake Adjustable Slaw Cntter 25c A.G.QUYNNCO. HARDWARE- PAINTS. BAR IRON, ETC. C. Patrick Strcrt. Telephone 226. JOHN N. CLARY, REAL EBTAiE AGENT. FOB 1st.-- A fine farm of 253 acres, new buildings, situated near Hood's Hills. Sad.-- A See farm of 195 acres, it-room Donse. situated on IJberty pike. 16 miles west of Baltimore. 3rd.-- Tiro-story brick dwelling. 6 rooms and baE, So. 59 E. Fourth St. 4th--- A frwn« dwelliiiff. 6 rooms, Telezraph Street. « 5tb.-A 5=s lm!=«i jja^grt. sit=iiei aiosi 2 miles from Frederick. ettt.-- Two brick dweHines. No?. 15 and 17 WesWhird StreBt, TtlL-Frederiek Xiddletown Railroad Stock. Office with F. G. Thomas A Son. General In- scrance Ar»ots. 20 West Patrick Straet. Frederick, ild. ERNEST HELFENSTEBt INSURANCE, 24 W. Patrick St., J. L. KERVAND, EifiUTEX, UTNMInEX ud PUTE WIITR, 1012 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., WASHINGTON. D. C. LETTER, XOTE AND BILL HEADS. CHECKS, JDBAPTS r {ETC, CERTIFIGATES OF STOCK. Tbr- LJttle t-V«(lrrurtcfct Ctuam Juts in the Nf» Vurk. Jui fighter pitted cirj.rly (iniio of th* 1 nghtrr UL»; prf-M:!.^ of 1«A' pcrsuA. iu Squart- Garden. Ttrry McJo\ern, of Brooklyn. J*-ftraieti Krink Erne, oi Buffalo, lightweight Champion of the world. It was a hurricane fight from bell co bell, without a moment's let up. except when onr- ot ir ·.·onietants waj tying on the floor of the ring. M--" Govern adopted the tactics whu-h hi- said he would. He rushed ; i on Krne at the very beginning, ani! -.ent left and right in such quirk .- ;.xes.sion thai Erne, fas: as he i», ·· ^s nonplussed. Erne undoubtedly is the cleverest of the two, but bis i-!--verness availed him nothing against the bull- | THE ALLIES REPULSED. Desperate Battle at Tien Tsin, With Heavy Losses. COLONEL LISCIM KILLED. ; have recioved their vitusb!*s '.o Port Arthur. IVrhajii the Cju»: svrious aajoag the L-J.L. rrpo.-ts front Sharrfcj; ·$ the · rumor that, sini.-* tb«- ma»»aiTe at | Pekin. five Chines i^immt* ha»«- : b**-n orderwi south, with instructions ! to make Chin* Han* Po at th« head of the Grand canal. th«- obj«-tite point for the southward extension of the Boxer movement WE ARE AT PE 11 K \VI TH « II1SA. The American Officer Fell While Leading His Men. WE ARE AT PEACE WITH OHDSTA. ru»ues ana ut-ri of little featherweight champiou. Erne, of course, trained far below his usual weight, as he had agreed to meet Mi-Govern at 1-S pounds, which is fire pounds below the lightweight limit. Jn doing this many persons believed that the strain would be too much for the Buffalo lad. and that Mc- Oovern, who is ragged and tenacious, would surely beat him down. Many of the wise ones compared Erne's reduction of weight to that of Joe Wai- cott. when the latter trained down si£ne years ago to 131 Vi pounds in order to meet Kid Lavigne in the lightweight class. \Valcott made a mistake on the occasion, for Lavlgne cut him to pieces. Last uight Erne said that he weighed only 126',^ pounds, but he declared that he was in excellent condition. India's Planar Statistics. London. July 17--Th° govt n»or cf Bombay lelegraphs that there were 9.923 cases of cholera, in the famine districts during the week ending July 7. of which 6.474 were fatal, and that in. the native states there were 9,526 cases, of which 5.892 were fatal. The total number of deaths on the relief works was 5.870. which was 3.9 per 1.000. Yt«tcrdny'» Baxeball Gaiura. At Philadelphia--Boston. S: Philadelphia. 1. At New York--New York. 7; Brooklyn. 5. At Chicago--Pittsburg. 7; Chicago, 3. ACTS GENTLY ON THE KIDNEYS, LIVER AND BOWELS ^ U *i^ EFFECTUALLY fOtaaunrtu Dr. Jamet* Headache Potnlen. NEURALGIA? Yes, it will cure .Neuralgia too--any kind of headache, in fact-and without any bad effects. Or. James' Headache Powders. Famous Prescription of an old physician. Perfectly harmless and perfectly sure to cure. BaMes, InmOils, any one ean tak» them wrih perfect aafety. At an Drag Stores. 4 Doses 10 Cents. Cnre Where Oiters Fail. Sold by Albert L. Peaxre If Si Pi Di Wi OUBX3 AT.T. CASES OF IIDI8ESTIOK, COKTIPAflON, KIOXEY TROUBLES, DIABETES lHMI8HT'S DISEASE, The AdmlaUtratSoa Drclde* Tkat It Would Be Caivlaa to Declare av ttmtr of 'War, Bat Proaapt «nd A.d- Hrparatioa 'Will Be De- For tke Slaughter of Amrr- Iraaa--AIl OMelmlm In Koir BrlleTe That the Ua^r Bren Drfrojred mud aflnla- trm Mnrdered. London. July 17.--Up to this hour no further news has been received regarding the reported massacre at Pekln from any source. In the house of commons last evening beyond an admission that there was no ground for hoping that the report was not true, William St. John Brodrick, parliamentary secretary to the foreign office, had nothing to communicate. An unusual iiuiil felt upon liie ciitiiuitttr uuen liie subject came up. A few members doffed their hats, but otherwise there was no demonstration. No question was put to Lord Salisbury in tbe house of lords, probably by a. preconcerted arrangement, it being considered that at the present stage of affairs it would Ite only embarrassing to force the premier to make a statement. COLONEL LiSCUM. It was whisyered on the ministerial side of the commons that the next vote on account for military undertakings in South Africa and China will be startling in amount. The most alarming dispatch came from Tien Tsin, July 13, via Shanghai," July 16. It is as follows: ·'At 2 o'clock this afternoon 7,000 of the allied troops were attempting to storm the wall of the city. The attack began at daylight- Its success is doubtful. The Chinese on the walls are estimated conservatively at 20,000. They are pouring a terrific hail of artillery, rifle and machine gun fire upon the attackers. Tbe American, Japanese, British and French troops are attacking from the west and the Russians from the east. "The Americans suffered terribly. As the press representatives left the field the chief surgeon of the Ninth infantry said a conservative estimate was that 25 per cent of the Americans were hit. Col. Emerson H. Liscnm is reported killed as" he was walking in front of the troops. Major Regan and Captains Bookmiller, Wilcoi and Noyes are among the wounded. The marines' losses include Capt. Davis, killed, and Butler. Leonard and several others wounded. "When the correspondent left the Americans were lying in the plain between the wall and the river under an enfilading and a. direct fire. It was equsrlly difficult for them to advance or retire. The correspondent counted 300 wounded men of all nationalities." Another dispatch says the allies were repulsed and compelled to retreat with a loss of more than 100 killed, the British losing 40 and the Japanese 60. The Americans and Russians, it is added, also suffered heavily. In addition to Col. Liscum. of the Ninth infantry, a Russian colonel of artillery was also killed. Tbe dispatch adds that tbe Chinamen fought with great desperation and that their marksmanship was accurate and deadly. Other telegrams from Shanghai and Chefoo indicate an increasingly serious stale of affairs. It is alleged that the foreign consols at Shanghai have cabled their governments that there is urgent need of more warships to protect that port, owing to the menacing attitude c? tte Chf-ssc and iie tesp- tation to loot the vast stores of merchandise recently accumulated there. It seems that the Chinese have already threatened to fire the great oil tanks on the Pao Tung side of the city. From Chefoo comes the report that the entire adult male population of the three provinces of Chi Li, Shan Li and Shan Tung are massing to defend Pekin. in tbe conviction that the powers mean war. There is little doubt that a further ch*rk of the allies at Tien TsJa would be the signal for a general anti-foreign rising throughout China. The Japanese officers are still confident of their ability to reach Pekln before the roads become impassable, but the European commanders believe au advance will be impossible before September. Fighting is said to be imminent at New Chwanj?. where th» Boxers ar» threatening lh». foreign settlement. The Russians have barricaded the streets and loopholed th« houses of the fore'jriers. The bank officials Out ·C Bloxvr* W i l l Br l»»Ut-d l Washington. July IT. -The decision »f the administration at the ead of a most eventful day is that the t'nited States government is still not at war with the government of (,'hiu^. The big happenings at Tien Tsin. coming on top oi the storiee of ih« last struggles at Pe.ln, have not affected the MUiiLuit? ul Lue auiuin_-HraUon ou ttH.-i point: the United Sutea and China are technically at peace. But this statement should not be accepted as Indicating a purposa on the part ot tbe United States government to hold Its hand ta the administration of swift and adequate punishment upon the- Chinese, without regard to station, who may be responsible for the outrages ot the past few weeks. It means simply that tbe government of tha United States feels that It can best achieve that purpose by regarding the status officially as one- ot peace. To hold otherwise would seriously cripple the- government In its efforts to obtain satisfaction for the outrages the Americans in China have suffered. We should find the ports of China, now open to us, closed, and all sorts of impediments would be tncountered which now are missing. The day was the most exciting Washington has known since the battle of Santleo M the v*»ry berinningcame Admiral Renter's cablegram announcing the defeat of the allied forces at Tien Tsin, and then came the account of the fight. A special cabinet meeting ·was held on receipt of this news, -with such members present as are in town. After the meeting Secretary Hay had a long talk with President McKinley orer the long distance telephone, and it soon became knotfa that the president had decided that it would be best for him to come back from Canton to the national capital. He will arrive this afternoon. The cabinet officers talked over the possibliities of reinforcing the troops in China. There was no disposition shown ,to withhold these troops; the only question was as to the amount of additional force available, and it was left with the war department officials to decide. The estimates varied as to how many could be spared, but the general opinion was that somewhere between 4,000 and 8,000 men could be shipped to the east from Cuba and the United States, in addition to the troops already under orders. A statement prepared by Adjutant General Corbin shows that there are now a grand total of 10.665 officers and men in China, en route to China, en route to Nagasaki or under orders for Nagasaki. This, of course, includes the ill fated Ninth infantry, which may not be in condition for further service. Gen. Miles was called upon by Secretary Root during the afternoon to counsel with him as to the projected troop movements. He favors the prompt dispatch of a large force to China. The war department officials were unable to say who commands the Ninth infantry since the death of Col. Liscum. The impression prevails that the lieutenant colonel of the regiment is ill at Manila, which wouid leave one of the captains in command. Incidentally it may be mentioned that through Col. Liscunrs death Capt. McCalla. of the Newark, if ashore, is the .ranking American officer. " Without exception, the foreign representatives in Washington accept as practically certain that the foreign legations and ministers at Pekin hav« been wiped out. The conclusion Is based on the accumulating unofficial data that the slaughter occurred, about July 6 or 7. Even among the high Chinese officials hope has been about given lip, but they maintain that there is no official information and that they are as much in the dark as others. The situation has a telling effect on the Chinese minister, who is under a nervous tension and agitation more severe than that of most of the American officials. Minister Wu declares nnworthy of belief the cable report that Sheng. director of telegraphs and posts at Shanghai, knew of the killing of the foreign ministers at the time he made a recent suggestion that foreigners be escorted out of Pekin if the allied forces would not advance. of Republican f~lnba- St Paul. July 17.--At 10 o'clock this forenoon the national convention of the League of Republican Clnbs was called to ord^r. Between 1.500 and 1.800 delegates are present. The sessions are being held in the Auditorium. Governor Rooscieit arrived tariy this morning, and was introduced at tha opening session. After the usual addresses of welcome a recess was taken nntil this afternoon, when routine reports irill bs read. Co3. George Stone, of California, president of the league, will call the evening session to order. United States Senator Davis will preside, and wii! make the address of ·wpifijm* 1 "» *b' gn«t of »h* "^"D'nj. Governor Theodore Roosevelt, of New Tori. Tae governor's reply is expected to be the feature of the convention. For Saprene Co«rt J«»tlee Trenton, July 1".--Governor Voorhees, at his home at Elizabeth yesterday, tendered to ex-Judge A. Q. Garretson. of Jersey City, the position on tbe supreme court bench made vacant by the death of Justice Lippincott. Judge Garretson indicated his willingness to accept the place. Tbe new appointee, like Justice Lippincott, is a Democrat He has served as county judge and is at present a member of the law firm of Vredenbnrgh £ Garretson. Toe *Snnk na2 TTTO Drowaed. Buffalo. July 17.--The tug Gratwlclc sank in the Niagara river at Tonawanda last ni^ht and Lon«a Herst. a fireman, and James Parke who was on the boat for a ride, we drowned. The towing line snapped, »d th« tug careened and sank. Another Day of Victories For Americans m Paris. THE BRAVEST ADMIRAL OF THEM ALL The cables are still telling tales of the tbmvery erf England's Admiral in China. For fifteen days Admiral Seymour and a small force of men hc!2 tic Chinc-jc IX-icrri «u vtliiie liie rvaouiug loixc was on the way to relieve them. Americans participated in the effort to set nhn free. It was the most determined resistance in the history of modern warfare. ·H-1 I I I I M 1111 M-I-H-11111 I 11- ALLIESTAREJIENTSIN, Second Assault on July 14 Successful. Chinese Completely Routed and Allies Take Possession of the City- Latter Lose 800 Killed or Wounded. Special Dispatch to Tat NEWS. LojfDOK, July 17.--A Shanghai correspondent ' telegraphs that the allied troops resumed the attack upon Tien Tain on July 14 and succeeded in breaching the walls and captured the forts. The Chinese were completely routed and the allies took possession of the city. The total losses of the allied forces were about eight hundred killed or wounded. OUR LOSS 215. Special Dispatch to TH* N«wj. WASHINGTON, July 17---Admiral Remey cablet today that Tien Tiin is in the bands of the allies. Our total loas it reported as 215. A Cabinet meeting baa been called for two o'clock thii afternoon to consider th« Chinese situation. President McKinley arrired here at 1 o'clock this afternoon. SAFE ON JULY 9? Cblneae Minister Receive* a Cablegram Makinjr That Report Concerning Foreicnen in Pekln. Special Dispatch to The News. WASHnfGTOX, July 17.-- Th.e Chinese minister baa jnit received a cablegram annonnciog tbe safety of the foreign ministers at Pekin on July ' Jtiniiter Wn'i dispatch is from 'be Minister at London, anthentic*trti by Sheng and two Viceroys. CttxrifrA \ V i l h Kmht-r.r.Iins Dlnmondi Newark, N. J.. July 17.--Sylvester J. Battin. Jr.. of this city, has te°n missing from bis home since last Wednesday, and tbe police are looking for him. Battin is the son of Sylvester J. ,Battin. president of the Manufacturers' National bank, of Newark. Young Battin -was in the employ of J. Strausburger Sons Co.. of Maiden Lane. New York, and he is charged by that firm with embezzling more than $10.000 wor; i nf diamonds Sl»jr*lar Storm Pntalltr In fhlragro. Chicago. July 17.--A severe storm of rain and wind passed over the city last evening, doing considerable damage by blowing down signs and trees in the western and southwestern parts of the rity. At Thirty-seventh stree: cud Ashland avenu" on«* man was killed and two girls injured by a piece of wooden siaewaik. which was carried fully a hundred fe«t by tbe wind. At Least Fifteen Lives Lost in a Texas Town. TWO HEBOES AMONG THE VICTIMS. Thcj- Had Henencd Four «'hlldrcB, Bat A l l IVt-rr Sn-rpt to Death In am Effort to Stem tke Swift Carreat. Ten Ro(llp» AlrrnUj- Hcrorerrd. Coleman, Tex., July 17.--Fifteen lives are known to have been lost In a cloudburst here yesterday. Ten bodies have been recovered, but only two were identified. They are: Joseph Spath, leading merchant or tiic village, John Fuleisstinc. It is feared that many more lives were lost in the valley below Coleman. The cloudburst, which followed three days' unprecedented rainfall, caused Ford's creek to burst Us banks and run through Coleman, a village of less than 1.000 inhabitants. Bewildered citizens, roused from their slumbers, rushed into the streets and were swept away. Many were saved by catching hold of pieces of timber and navigating them into eddies formed by the swift current, where they were drawn ashore. Spath and Fuleisstlne managed to mount their horses. They dasbed into the water and swam their horses to a house where four little girls were screaming for help. Each rescued two of the children, whom they took upon their horses. The animals were swept away, howevr. in a noble effort to stem the swift current, and all were drowned. A Kerrville, Tex., dispatch says: A cloudburst occurred north of this place last night. Many farms were inundated and loss of life is probable. The territory devastated is composed of well stocked farms, and the financial loss will be very heavy. Parties are out in boats in the suddenly flooded country looking for victims of the flood, and It Is reported that a number of bodies have b«en found and hundreds of dead cattle counted. A Flrfamitmf ttnllmm Crlebratloa. New York. July 17.--Little Italy observed the first day of Our Uady of Mount Carmel yesterday, and from .dawn until midnight one of the most picturesque celebrations ever witnessed in this city was in progress. Italians from Boston. Philadelphia. Pittsburg. Newark and other cities attended, and at least 50,000 persons gathered about the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The streets in the vicinity resembled a country fair. Buildings were decorated with bunting and booths on tbe sidewalks were filled with things that delight the Italian palate. American and Italian flags were displayed. Colombia'* Doefcl? rulamltr. ·Urato. Colombia. July 17.--Bocasdel Toro has b*en visited by a terrible jale. which destroyed many buildings and banana plantations. Immediately after the gale a fearful fire swept the town, destroying its finest buildings. The situation is said to be desperate, the people betag demoralized over tbe dnal catastrophe. The fire originated through carelesm*ss in the Chinese quarter. Mr*. Marrr m Yictlat of Arrliirnt. 5fahway. N. .!.. July 17.--It has been officially determined that there is no occasion to bold an inquest to *'- termine the cause of the death o" Jirs. Natalie Mayer, oldest daughter of the · laf* Theodore Havemeyer. Mrs. Mayer died Saturday afternoon from the effects of a pistol shot wound. Coroner w. L. Vroosa, after er2=:=!=s stz witnesses, rendered a verdict declaring ' that "no guilt attaches to may person. i or persons, by reason of said death. I and that an inquest is unnecessary." Coroner Vmc^j scys that from the evidence he is satisfied Mrs. Mayer shot herself by accident. Woald-be Train Wrcckera Foiled. Junction City, Kan.. July 17.--An unsuccessful attempt was made to wreck and probably rob the Union Pacific flyer about four miles from Manhattan. The switch was turned, but the engineer succeeded in stopping 1 tbe train before it had gone far upon th« siding. A gun, dynamite and a bottle supposed to contain nltro-glycerina wer« found hidden under a pile of ties. Ex-mprd From Oart Martial. Key West, Fla.. July 17.--Two enlist- ·d men. a marine named Stivers and a tailor named Lorriagtcn. ordered to trial by court martial, have escaped from custody. Tbe court martial was thereupon dissolved and the members thereof were consitutpd a -ourt of inquiry to determine the responsibility for the escape of the prisoners. WOH SI3TEE!.' CHAMPIOHSKEHl, Draldo. flaBitrr. Hrtlrrs Proa* AtUIclloa. Paris. July 17 - Th* American mtfcv- Ictes ron;iin:c.l u timing victoriec Mt th» International contests in connection w i t h ihi exposition yesterday «f- tHrmxn. *s many fonHnners atayw* i.iu oi v.-Hi"r«lny s i»v«-nts. less intent! than usual was manifested in the co*- twsts. whlob were largely among tfe» Americans A c. Kraenzleln. of iho Unlver»It7' of Pennsylvania, won the first be*t t» the 200 metros hurdle race very ea*ily. Cholsel. a Frenchman, was second tad. George W. Orton, University of Pennsylvania. third. N. G. Prltchard. th» champion 100 yard runner of India. defeaird \Valtor B. Tewksbtiry. of UM Vnfversity of Pennsylvania, in the MC- ond boat. T. B. McClain. of the Ual- verstty of Pennsylvania, was third. The final h-mt wa« almost a walkoTV for Krnenzlein. who finished a yard ahead of his competitors. Prltchard; was second and Tewksbury third. Chol- sel. a Fronchman, also nvn. The thr«H» standing lumps was esOr an Amerli^m event, the athletes froam the United States quickly outjumplnc ail the other competitors. The same, ran he tntn of th* 1* step and jump. Prlnsteln. of the cuse university: Connelly, of BoatoaX, and Richard Sheldon, of th* N. Y. AC.. qualified for the finals and juaa off. Prinsteiu. won, though Conneilj' pushed him hard. The 300 metres flat race brought air men to the tape for the final he»t -Captain Crnsan. of Princeton: David C. Hall, of Brown university: John Br»y, of Williams college: A. E. Tyso*, tba English champion half mile mnnar; Spcidel, a Hungarian, and Do Loge, a Frenrhmnn. Tyso« won, yritb Crtgan. a close second and Hall third. The standing high jump was a coo- test between throe Americans, they ing the only entries. Ray Ewry, N'. Y. A. C.. who holds the record, quickly. I. E. Baxter, University at Pennsylvania, getting the place from Richard Sheldon, of the N. Y. A. C. It was announced that Ewry would attempt to surpass his own world's record of one metre 63 cantimetm. This he did on the second attempt. clearing one metre 65 centimetres. The Americans also captured UM lone jump, the hammer throwing 1 and the standing- long jump, and they did It easily. In fact, the facility with which the American athletes carrtsd off prizes finally grew monotonous. Three events were won by foreijtt- ers. ^One, the tug of war, was not contested by the Americans. In the W meters flat race, which was won toy an Englishman. Tysoe, the Americana took second and third places. In to* remaining race, the 5,000 meters steeplechase, they failed to get a p!ac*» Englishmen taking all three. College men who were . prevented from competing Sunday by the chaaa» in the agreed, or at least understood arrangements, feel none too kindly toward the representatives of theTJnlTBT- sity oi Peuu«yivana for contesting. They claim that if Pennsylvania had stayed out concerted action might have brought about a modification. The University of Michigan, with. Dvorack: the University of Syracuaa, with Prinstein; Princeton, with two mea-in the pole vault and one in th» high jump, were those suffering nxwt- Some complain bitterly, declaring without equivocation that they hare DWNL unfairly treated. A. C. Kraenzleln. University of Pennsylvania. has ran his last race. H* made a statement to this effect yia- terday afternoon at the conclusion at the 200 meters hurdle, which he w«av so easily. "That was my last rac*/" he exclaimed. "I am through with athletics, and shall devote myself to something- more serious." He badly used up. tbe strain of three consecutive games having told upoa him severely. Morr Trmnnportu For CklMB- Wasbington. July 17.--The quartan master general yesterday increased th» fleet of transports to be used in ta* transportation of about 4.000 honN* and males to the Philippines Cbina by the charter of the ports Phryra and Athenian. Moat ft th" horses are intended for tbe vw of U^ cavalry troops ordered to ta* east. -nd their dispatch is to be ez- peditec. *rw Y«--V Cltlmrmr lulc Proti-ctlnm. New Vork. July 17.--Chinatown Chine*-- have framed a petition and fo*"?-, ·, ded it to Washington asking th* r.uihorities for protection in case of ft. sudden popalar outbreak. A week last Thursday night a meeting bald for the purpose of considering tha raising of a fund to belp the Boiera. When the question came to a rote It was defeated. 9»11« !· the C*loa*Mu Xlatatry- Kingston. Jam.. JnJr 1".--News ha reached here of a svriou? split la Colombian government. Cer;t!,r. rrtl ist«rs have taken a position tic to tbeir coileagne*. The fo bav» tb* confldcncp of »» floidierr, and should tbe split more acute the rebeis will be largely reinforced by government troop*. Ann BrnUrn In a Prl*« K irM. Ypungstovn, O., July 17.--Jimmy Reeder, of Altoona. Pa., received the decision o^er Jack MrKeever. of Williamstown. Pa., in the seventh round of a hot fight here last night. McKeever aad his left arm broken at the wrUt. frro \ev-K* -Wtrraen Klllrtl fcy Snelbyville. lod.. July IT.-- Thr*» young: won^n. riding in a bttgnr, w«« caught on rae crossing and killed «r n passenger train yesterdny aftemo«i on* mile east of thhj city. Two sisters named Scblow and ta« a Miss Zoble. All resided at Prttcott. HI** Tcmvkera CW^IK*. Santiago de Cuba, July 17.-- Tn« United States transport Mf.fh'nwn, f San Juan, P. R., July 14, arriv*d yesterday aad led ia tae affjnoo« New York, carrying M Porto teachers who will attend tfa« H»:?«4 ·unmet

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