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...i.nonf nttornov generals hold
Huriman has promised to extend
it. Emilia Southern railway into
Antral Oregon and nays work will be
Arowison In tho BrItiBh cabinet.
Uiiwlllend King Leopold's bloody
iffgn in Africa.
Tnrkiih women aro to bo cmnnci
Mted under tho now regime.
Ike Belgian chamber of deputies has
tinted tho Congo annexation treaty,
The pope, who has been suffering
i . jA lina nlmnat nriMrtlv rn.
The Pacific Telenhono & Telegraph
tereaftcr accept no whiskey ado for
Sprineneld was inflamed by tho nc-
c&nUl Bhooting of n grand jury wit
ksj wd for a time it looked nu if
tatter riot would break out.
Ike Wclls-Fnrgo Express company
Ml M all Hock Island business,
aranting to 54,700,000 a year, be
aae a $2,000,000 loan waa refused.
Attorney General Hadloy,. of Mis-
win, lays mere ib something wrong
nil a judgo who will render n decis-
taliMthe federal court gavo in the
ixmrtl Oil appeal.
a ueieprograpn is iKMntr Bet up on
Koast Rose, Nevada. .. This machine
Raters automatically for -10 dayu at
i lime, the temperature, atmospheric
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isportanco in determining weather
uitro continues to refuse Dutch
teseen to call.
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wimw ft case Stlirt(( 1R vitnrn nrrn
M KUSSinn trnvornmnnf onntt
b execute alleged revolutionists by
loeiWlf Talnnl I.. 1.1 a.:
"wing control of tho Moffat road
jw building from Denver to Salt Lako
preparations will bo mado to
cwmeuooseveltin Egypt when ho
twu there on his trip around tho
Pru.-' . "ccopmnce, unniin,
TOobition cam frfnn J.i..-l
?S iMue J1 PartiM of "upproiwlns tho
ivanao an nroumnn - -i.i- u
gW to ;tho British consul for pro-
t!i if Iff' . 1,10 labor unIon faring
Whitfl mt . . ...
kn m I 8 nc KnoxvHo, Tcnn.,
till Im -"--t;u mo. colored men
MOUNTAIN IS MOVING.
mon womoat Lnnalldoon.South0rn
,v facmc in Nova
nono, oy., Aug. 18. For tho post
uireo uaya Hcores of section men In tho
employ of tho Southern Pacific com
pany on tho PnllBodo division In No.
1 1 i
vaua imvo oeon at work trying to pre
vent tho caving of tho big tunnel of
that compnny near Palisade. Tho tun
nel Ib 300 foot or more In length and
cost moro than $100,000 to complete
uuukycuruio western 1'aciflc Btartod
atunnol ,50 foot to tho south of tho
Southern Pacific. This was recently
completed, and now It Ib known that
tho blasting has practically shaken tho
cntlro mountain, which Ib now slowlv
Blldlng Into tho Humboldt river,. Big
timbers In tho Southern Pacific tunnel
aro bolng slowly crushed llko Bo much
matchwood, and unless
comunttmg- tho Blldo is determined
upon It mny ncccflsltato tho company
abandoning tho tunnel.
A thousand men and twice SLfl mnnv
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iiurnvn unu iiiuica wero piaccu at work
along tho WesU-rn Pacific railroad In
hub Btato yoBtcrday, and from now on
tho lino will bo rushed to completion.
For nenrly a year operations have been
practicnlly at a standstill In this state.
ino grade lias been comn eted from
Salt Lakti to n point near Elko, whllo
from this end tho grading has reached
n comparatively short distance. Work
westward will continue now unt 1 com
pleted. Trains will probably bo run
Hlng into Winnemucca early this fall.
NEEDS CASH FOK BIG NAVY.
NEWS ITEMS FROM WASHINGTON, D. C,
NEEDS LARGER NAVY.
Vossols Out of Commission Must
Prepared for Emergency.
vyasningtoh, Aug. 22. With tho
"08t Portion Of tho Amur pun nm
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iiuBiraiinn waters on its crulso around
mo world, and with demands for gun
boato in Cuban waters, nt San Domih
t UUU6UU1U. central America nnti
various other places where American
intercsta mav nood nrnptlnn Vin
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wavy department has been put to It to
Hucuro enough ships to fill urgent
iivcuh. oomo vesBelfl which have been
lOllg OUt Of commission nntl ntlmra
WhlCh hOd been rolnirntid tn Innimtinim
desuetude because of their nnfcimm
build and ewuipmcnt hnvo been ordered
Into commission, und It Is probable that
inu next conirrcss win bo nHkpd in nm.
vuio for Bomo additiorlal gunboats
which enn on occasion bo utilized for
The gunboat Ranecr. an old iron find
woou uarkentine, will bo placed
commission nt Cavito. Tho Frolic.
mere steam yacht used durintr thn
apanishwar, wil also be nlaced
commission and accompany the Ranger
to New York. Tho Wheeling will bo
placed in commission at tho Pugct
uounu navy yaru.
BALDWIN WILL LOSE MONEY.
Britain Will Raise Loan of $600.000..
OOO for Ships.
London Aug. 18. Tho British gov
ernment, according to tho Daily Tele
graph, contemplates raising a largo
loan In view of tho growing naval com
petition abroad. It is stated that
finnnclera of tho highest standing have
undertaken to get $500,000,000 on
nominal terms to meet the necessities
of tho licet for tho next few years
without disorganizing tho annual bud
gois or casting a heavy burden upon
tno present generation.
If such u plan Ih attempted, it will
be because it is possible to forecast the
future requirements of tho navy until
ti general shipbuilding program. has
been crystallized and tho sotting aside
of this' fund would bo a declaration.
translated into terms of cash, of the
country's intention to maintain a two-
power standard at all costs.
TROOPS PURSUE REBELS.
Thousand Chlneso Pillage Town and
Floe to Mountains.
Hongkong, Aug. 18. Tho soldiers
stationed at Konghau, near Wuchow,
who rebelled last Tuesday and killed
thoir commander because a comrado
had been arrested for gambling, have
joined tho Ynus, a warlike tribe of
aborigines, living in tho southwest
portion of tho province of Kwangtung.
Their home is in n region of inaccessi
ble mountains and they have never
been subjected to governmental con
Admiral LI has arrived hero In his
flagship, uccompnnied by gunboats,
torpedo boats and launches. Troops
liavo also been summoned and the coun
try is in a turmoil. Tho mutineers nre
1,000 in number. After murdering
they pillaged the
?100,000 in monoy
tho Talking moun-
Airship Does Not Como Up to
quired Contract Speed.
Washington. Autr. 18. Tho airshfn
board of the signal corps today calcu
lated that Thomas S. Baldwin's dirirri
ble balloon traveled at the rate of .19.61
miles an hour durinpr the official trial
yesterday ut Fort Myer. This speed is
BUDjcct to correction.
Unless General Allen, chief siimal
officer, allows Baldwin further speed
trials, the latter will now receive but
$5,573 for his military diricible bal
loon. This is much less than the actual
cost oi delivering tho airship to tho
government by Captain Baldwin. He
estimates the total expense of building
Bill) m $o,uuu.
Captain Baldwin was allowed three
speed trials and now will have an op
portunity to make three trials four en
durance. An average in yesterday's
Bpeed trial will have to bo maintained
Enlarge Bremerton Yard.
Washington, Aug. 21. Naval de
partmcnt ofiicials have decided that
Pugct sound navy yard shall be made
the principal naval station on the Paci
ficmst and are formulating plans for
its enlargement. It already has been
decided to recommend at the next se3
sion of congress that another drydock
bo authorized, making three in all, and
that when this is under way, a fourth
will be asked. It is the intention of
the department to equip this yard bo it
can handle all repair work on the larg
er vessels on tho Pacific and Oriental
stations. Detailed plans are now being
and withdrew to
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""igprostrntiiona nml ,lm.M,u
itlan. FrnclHco Bhirt waist
dn .KHes, of Now York, has
CL '"veatigation of betting at
Wnsto Coin on Novels.
Berlin, Aug. 18. Twalvo and a half
million dollars aro thrown away every
year in ucrmnny oy tno jroorcr ciasa
in tho purchnso of "pernicouB penny
dreadfuls." according to a statement
just published by tho Durer Union,
which is engaged in a campaign
against tho growing tendency in Ger
many to read trashy literature. Tho
secretary of tho union vouches for tho
nBtounding declaration that 40,000 es
tablished booksellers and 30,uuu ped
dlers nro engaged In selling sensation
al aerials and books of a low order.
May Talk 700 Milos.
Paris. Autr. 18. Tho naval Heuten-
nnto, Colin, Joanco and Mercer, tho
invontorfl of an apparatus which re
cent testa havo shown to bo suporior
to anv oxistlnir. achieved romarkablo
succors yesterday, communicating with
tho wireless station at Kaz do boinc,
dopartmont of Finistoro, a distance of
ubqut 810 miles. The officers nre con
fident that they can itinko great im
provements In tho nppnratus, onnbling
conversation up to COO or 700 milos.
Employos Will Assist.
St. Paul, Aug. 18. Threo hundred
Mntlwrtrwl nmttlrttrnu mnf fr Htltt mtV to
"Ermine. J mt ma WKKiKIon . , t tho runrom nt0r-
csts. Tho men are of tho opinion that
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llwayon tclllcnKoWhilo boating fight they will bo benefitting them
8 mile of the French coast.
W Si fiover ?10.00Q,000 la
llnlJ f ".t,l,arn,"Kfl of tho I!
teamf.r a i , "co. Tho undeniablo rolgn or crimo n
VI mii.. vr AUerdeen. wltk n n.l U fn.. Hint mnnv fnrolim'
vrhy. cS ? tho rockB nt "um- era nro out of work and aro attempting
'beached Ltor tho yes- to adopt tho methods of European bnn-
boIvcb. It iB tho intention to support
only those candidates In tho coming
olectlon who nro favorablo to tho rail
roads and thoir employes.
Crimes Puzzle Police,
Boston, Aug. 18. Boston and Eas.fc
orn Massachusetts are unuorgwnitf
"crimo wave." Half a dozen murder
mvatorlofl nro still unsolved by the po
lice Tho undeniablo roign of crimo is
Attack Immigration Law.
Washington, Aug. 21. The Oceanic
and Mercantile Steamship companies
have appealed to the Supreme court of
tho United States tho cases which were
decided against them in the Federal
court of New York and in which aro
Involved the question whether the col
lector of customs is justified in refus
ing clenranCe papers to vessels which
rofu8j to pay penalties imposed upon
them for bringing undesirable aliens
into this country. This brings into
consideration tho constitutionality of
the present immigration law insofar as
it deals with this point.
Stands All Tests.
Washington, Aug. 20. Tho army
airship board today decided that Cap
tain Baldwin's dirigible balloon had
met all conditions entitling him to tho
amount agreed upon for its purchase.
Tho board calculated that the airship
had maintained an average speed of
19.75 miles nn hour while in tho air
two hours, one minute and 50 seconds,
this speed being slightly more than tho
required minimum per cent of tho max
imum speed oi 1U.01 miles an hour.
California's Gift to. Her Namesake.
Washington, Aug. 19.---Captain V.
L. Cottman, commanding tho cruiser
California nt Maro Island, haB recioved
$2,000 from the silvor-servico commit-
teo oi tho State oi Unlliornia, to oo
awarded in yearly nllotmonts for excol-
lonco in target practice, stonniing and
in tho care of engines. 'Ihe prizes
nro to bo known ns the California stato
prizes for tho cruiser California.
Bacon Silent Abput Castro.
Washington, Aug. 20. Assistant
Secretary Bacon declined today to die
cuss tho newa from Tho Hague to tho
effect that the war minister had nssur
od Tho Netherlands government that
this country would interpose no objec
tion to a blockado or other maneuvers
on tho part of Tho Netherlands against
Records Distant Earthquake.
Washington. Aug. 19. Tho Coast
rind Goodotic survey observatory nt
Chelttonhnm, Md., reports an earth
qunko beginning at C:0C and terminal
ing at 7:17 A. M, today. Tho medium
phase was recorded nt G :10 A. M, Tho
record Indicates that tho origin of "tho
trempra was nboyt 3,000 miles distant
Bacon Takes ta Mountains.
Washington, Aug, 21. Assistant
Secretary of Stato Bacon loft Wash
ington today for a month 'b vacation in
tho Rocky mountains, where ho ex
poets to hunt and fish.
CATCH JAP SEALERS.
Two Vessels With Crews of 60 Cap
tured by Revenue Cutter.
Washington, Aug. 20. Dispatches
received today by tho Department of
Justice and the revenue cutter officials
of tho Treasury department Btato that
two Japanese poaching vessels with
total crews of 59 men have been cap
tured by the revenue cutter Bear, near
St. Paul's island, tho chief Island of
tho seal group in Bchringsea. The
dispatch received at the Department of
justice came from Assistant United
States Attorney Raht at Valdez, who
Informed tho' department that the
Bteamer Dora had ju6t put in there.
Iho captain brought word of the cap
tue, with the Btatement that tho Hin-
zer Maru, the larger of tho two ves
sels, was painted white in imitation of
tho revenue cutter Manning, which is
at San Francisco, and that in further
Imitation of tho United States vessel
tho HInzer Maru carried forward vards
of papier mache. The boat had a crew
of 32 men and the Zeiki a crew of 27.
The captain of tho cutter Bear in his
dispatch to the rovenue cutter service,
says that tho captured men will be
taken to Unga, Alaska, and turned
over to a United States commissioner.
He says he has sufficient evidence to
convict the men and it is therefore, as
sumed here that tho vessel captured
contained seal skins.
Extend Cable to Cordova.
Washington, Aug. 22. Brigadier
ueneral Allen, chief signal officer of
the army, today received information
that the Washington-Alaska military
and telegraph system had been extend
ed to Cordova, Alaska, by the construc
tion of a branch from the existing
cable on tho north Bide of Montague
island to Cordova. The work was com
pleted by the cable ship Burnside and
the office of Cordova was called and
opened for business on August 12.
General Allen says the branch will be
of great convenience, not only to the
army, but also to commercial interests
Plans for Torpedo Fleet.
Washington, Aug. 18. -A plan is
being outlined for a special board of
construction to supervise the details
of the fleet of torpedo boat destroyers
and submarines which are now under
construction or to be begun. On Sep
tember 1 proposals for the construction
of 10 destroyers authorized at the last
session of congress are to be opened.
t is stated today that by that time
specifications, for the submarines au
thorized at the same time will.be
ready. Bids for the construction of
the submarines will be advertised to be
opened on November 2.
Recruits for Pacific Fleet.
Washington, Aug. 18. Determined
that the Pacific fleet must have a full
complement of enlisted men as well as
officers for the approaching cruise to
Samoa, orders were issued today by
Admiral Pillsbury, acting secretary of
the navy, for 250 additional men to be
rushed to More island. Orders were
wired to the officers of tho training
station at Newport, R. I., to assemble
these men tomorrow night. It is said
they will be sent to New York and
from there to Mare island.
Press Rebate Cases.
Washington, Aug. 18. The attorney
general's office has been constantly in
touch with the Interstate Commerce
commission's representatives at San
Francisco, where tho railroad rebate
cases are soon to be heard. It is re
ported that Attorney General Bona
parte has given orders that the agents
of his office be in constant attendance
at the hearings, as the reports are ex
pected to hnvo important bearing on
rate and rebate litigation that is soon
to be I egun through the department.
Finishing Plans of New Warships.
Washington, Aug. 19. Naval Con
structor Robinson, with a largo force
of assistants, today is busily engaged
in completing tho original plans and
specifications for tho two big new bat
tleships, Florida and Utah, that are to
bo added to Upclo Sam's navy within
io next two years. It was announced
the bureau of construction and re
pair today that it is hoped work on tho
hulls of the ships will begin not lator
than December 1.
TROOPS SCATTER MOB,
Police of Springfield Also Foil Attempt
to Cut Wires.
Springfield, 111., Aug. 17. Two
deaths from injuries received in pre
vious mob fights, the attempted cutting
of the fire alarm wires, the exoneratiou
of Private J. B. Klein, company A
First Illinois Infantry, by a court of
Inquiry for the killing of Earl Nelson
at Kankakee Saturday, and tho pursuit
of a mob by guardsmen wero tho chief
developments In the race war In Spring
The attempt to cut tho telephone and
firo alarm wires leading to the city hal
was not successful. A policeman saw
three men on top of an outbuilding try.
mg to reach the lines overhead. He
turned in an alarm to the headquarters
of General Wells, commanding a pro
visional brigade, and tho latter dis
patched a wagonload of soldiers to the
scene. They arrived before the trio
had done any damage. The would-be
wirecutters fled, leaving their nippers
A genuine scare was caused at the
headquarters in the arsenal last night
after a squad had been sent to disperse
a crowd at Allen and Sprint? streets.
Five minutes later a report reached
Lieutenant Colonel Eddy that shots had
been fired in the threatened district.
Ho immediately sent a full platoon to
the place to reinforce the squad. When
the additional, soldiers appeared the
crowd broko and ran. The soldiers
pursued them for several blocks and
the district, which is near the scene of
Saturday night's lynching, was in an
uproar for a few minutes.
The arsenal was crowded last nirht
with negro refugees from Springfield
and Burrounding towns. About 200
men, women and children sought shelt
er in the building and slept on the floor
or in chairs.
Alarms were more numerous last
evening than on former nights. In no
inglo case, however, up to a late hour,
was there any circumstance which com
pelled the use of force. A fire early in
the evening at East Mason and Fourth
streets brought out the largest crowd,
but it wa3 composed mostly of curiosity
seekers and was handled easily. Three
barns were destroyed by the fire,
which is supposed to have been started
by mischevious boys.
Governor Deneen explained last
night that the disposition of troops at
the capitol was not because of any ap
prehension of danger to that edifice,
but because the grounds offered excel
lent camping facilities and were a
strategic point from which Colonel
Sanborn could control the situation
west of Seventh street.
The state's attorney
county called on the
afternoon in an effort to have arrested
the soldier who stabbed Earl Nelson
with abayonet in the First Regiment
tram at Kankakee last night. The
governor referred him to the military
governor in the
HE CLAIMS VICTORY.
Honduras Incldont Straightened Out.
Washington, Aug. 19. Advices wero
received today by tho State department
which led to tho belief that tho inci
dent which caused tho Honduran gov
ernment to enncol tho exequaturs of
American Consul Drew Linard nnd
Vice Conusl Rynolds has been satisfac
torily explained and that they will soon
bo restored to their former-status.
Sonds Greeting to Francis Joseph.
Washington, Aug. 19. The presi
dent sent a cablegram of congratula
tion to Emperor Francis Joseph, of
Austria-Hungary, yesterday, tho occa
sion boing tho birthday of tho emperor,
Tho messaga ,was in the usual form,
expressing tho president's .wishes for
tho happiness of the emperor nnd for
the prosperity of his country,,
Garfield Completes His Tour. .
Washington, Aug. 19. Secretary
Gurfield, of the Interior department,
returned today from an inspection
tour through tho public land states and
territories, which was extended to
Hawaii. Ho has been absent einco
Castro Crows Over Holland, Although
No Blood Shed.
Willemstad, Aug. 17. It seems that
the authorities refused to permit the
Dutch cruiser Gelderland to enter the
port of La Guayra, and this act was re
garded at the capital in the light of a
defeat for The Netherlands men-of-war.
It was celebrated with a recep
tion by President Castro, at which
there was music and dancing, and,
when the president made his way
through the streets of the city, he was
given an ovation.
An official of the customs house at
La Guayra, wno had communication
with the Gelderland has been dismissed.
The Netherlands vessel went into La
Guayra August 1 and, when she re
turned here, her commander said that
all communication with the port had
been refused. The port authorities
eclined to accept an official communi
cation to the German minister, who is
in charge of the interests of the Neth
erlands in Curacoa.
The population of Curacoa has peti
tioned tho governor of the colopy to
declare free the importation and ex
portation of arms and ammunition.
Gold Amalgam Stolen.
Reno, Nev., Aug. 17. A sack of
amalgam shipped by express to the
Carson mint from Manhattan, a few
days ago has disappeared. About a
week ago two sacks, containing gold
amalgam worth several thousand dol
lars, wero shipped from Manhattan.
Only one arrived at tho mint. Where
the other is is a mystery. Detectivos
havo found that the shipment, instead
of going via Mound House, came to
Reno and was forwarded. They be
lieve one of tho sacks was stolen while
they wero being transferred in Reno.
Bloody Yaquis Raiding Again.
Tucson, Ariz., Aug. 17. Meager re
ports havo beon received hore of a Ya
qui raid in Mexico in which four men
were killed. A raiding band attacked
tho ranch of Jesus Mojia and killed the
owner and his three daughters. A
young son was carried away. Other
outrages nro also reported. A strong
force waB summoned and iB now in pur
suit of tho Indians. Most of tho trou
ble is in tho Montezuma district, near
Bars Up Against Curacoa.
Willemstad, Aug. 17. Letters from
Venezuela say that all cargoes and pas
sengers coming from Curacoa will be
refused at Venezuelan ports, but ves
sels from the island "will bo admitted
without consular despatch.
Two More Deaths Recorded at
HARD TO MAINTAIN ANY ORDER
Frequent Shots From Ambush at tho
Troops Serve to Keep Whole
Town In Uproar.
Springfield III., Aug. 18. Follow
ing the addition of two victims to tho
death list, sporadic outbursts of law
lessness in various parts of the city
and increased symptoms generally that
the mob spirit still rules Springfield.
Governor Deneen last night issued six
proclamations offering rewards amount
ing to $1,200 for the arrest and con
viction of the riot leaders. The deaths
now number five, but sihee one death
was due only indirectly to the disturb
ance, no account has been taken of it.
The two new victims were J. W.
Scott and a three-weeks old negro
baby, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Lawrence Payne, of Springfield. Tho
baby succumbed to exposure when its
parents started to walk from Spring
field to Pittsfield in an effort to avoid
persecution. Scott died in a hospital
from wounds received Friday" night.
Scattered sections of the city wero
in an uproar at different times during
the early part of the night. Harvard
park was again the storm center.
Twice patrols were fired upon in that
vicinity, but in neither case was any
one injured. This is the section to
which troops were called Sunday night
by similar occurrences. Over in the
western end of town in the vicinity of
the state house and arsenal there were
several cases of revolver firing by
The marauders traveled in groups of
two or three, obeying the orders of the
militia patrols to keep moving, but as
soon as they were well past the group3
of soldiers they drew their revolvers
and fired into the air and fled down Bide
streets, escaping in the darkness.
Two arrests, apparently not connect
ed with the rioting, added excitement
and served to frighten timid residents.
As a consequence calls for troops were
frequent and the militia had a hard
A picket from Company L, Fifth
infantry, fired five shots at a negro
who attempted to break the sentry line
at Eighth and Jefferson streets early
today. The negro escaped.
Thomas Richardson, a brother of the
negro accused of attacking Mrs. Mabel
Hallam, fled to Mississippi last night
after he had been attacked by white
men in Harvard park. Tom Richard
son was a teamster, and when attacked
he jumped from his wagon, leaving the
horses standing in the street, went to
the railroad station, and boarded a
train for the South.
YELLOW PERIL IS REAL.
Canadian Statesman Says America
Has Cause to Fear.
Montreal. Aug. 18. T. Hamer
Greenwood, the most prominent Cana
dian in the British parliament, and a
member of the executive committee of
the Liberal party of Great Britain, who
is visiting Canada, predicts a conflict
between Japan and America. He says :
'Japan is preparing to restrict the
overflow of her people into countries
where they are not wanted, but it does
not require a prophet to foresee that
the feeling between these swarthy
John Bulls of the Pacific and the white
races of America may soon grow acute
and may mean war. Just now Japan
is having a struggle to make both ends
meet in national finance and has cut
down her naval and military program
by large amounts.
"Ihave no doubt myself, however,
that when she gets over the enormous
losses of the late war with Russia
there will be trouble. If she can stir
up and force an alliance with half
awakened China the yellow peril will
bo a reality." r
Call on Langdon to Act.
San Francisco, Aug. 18. District
Attorney Langdon today was presented
with a copy of a resolution adopted by
the depositors of the Market street
bank at a meeting yesterday, calling
upon lum to immediately begin tho
prosecution of the officials and directors
of tho suspended institution. Langdon
as scored by several persons at tho
meeting for his nlleged inactivity in
the investigation of the bank's affairs.
Tho resolution demanding immediate
action by the district attornoy was
Arkansans Draw Color Line.
Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 18. Serious
trouble is expected today at Truman,
Poinzett county, Arkansas, over tho
importation of 12 negrroes to work in
tho yards of tho Springfield Lumber
company. Last night the white em
ployes of the company and residents of
tho town declared they would not per
mit tho blacks to livo among them and
declared they would be driven from tho
county. A posseo visited tho camp,
but tho negroes fled.
Eva Booth Is Stricken.
Warsaw, Ind Aug. 18, Overcome
by tho intense heat, after addressing
an audience of 4,000 persons at tho
Winona Lako Bible conference, Miss
Eva Booth, leader of tho Salvation
Army In tho United States, fainted just
after leaving tho auditorium and ia
now under tho core of physicians.