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Attorney at Law.
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AND REACHES POLE
lashes News of His Discovery During
Found No Rrace of Cook on Arctic
Journey Brief Message F rem
Labrador Coast Announces Sue
cess After a Lifetime of Effort
World Awaits Arrival.
New York, Sept 7. Peary has
reached the North Pole. It baa been
doubly discovered. From the bleak
coast of Labrador Commander Peary
yesterday flashed the news that he bad
attanedbis goal in the f ar worm,
while at the same moment in Denmark
Dr. Frdarick A. Cook was being dined
and lionized by royalty lor the same
Yankee grit has conqueredLthe frozen
North and there baa been created a co-
incidnce such as the world will never
Two Americana nave piantea ine
flag of their country in the land of ice,
which man haa nought to penetrate for
four centuries t and each, ignorant of
the other's conquest, has sent within a
oeriod of five days, a loeoaconic mea-
aaee of success.
A dispatch from SL Johns, n. r .,
savs that Peary found no trace of Dr.
Cook. Thia newa reached hero laat
night through Captain Robert Bartlett,
ef the Roosevelt, Peary's ship.
While Peary doea not expressly re
pudiate Dr. Cook's contention in ao
many words, hia statement may have
an important bearing upon determining
the extent of Dr. Cook's explorations.
The Roosevelt was in good condition
and the crew all right, Captain Bart
lett wired, and he reported that the
schooner Jeannie, carrying auppliea for
the expedition, had met them off the
coast of Greenland.
RAILROADS IN WAR.
New Schedules Being Arranged
Pacific Coast Lines.
' Chicago, Sept 7. When the Hill
lines announced five days ago that they
would lop ten hours off the fastest
time between Chicago and the North
Pacific coast points they inaugurated a
speed war that has now spread over
the entire transcontinental railway
map. In the Southwest territory, the
fight is on for the mail contracts, but
to get these, the roads must put on
faster and better trains. The Santa
Fe proposes to cut ten hours off its
time between Kansas City and Los
Angeles and its rival! are scurrying
in every direction and ordering their
experts to "string" new acheulee, get
equipment in the topmost condition
and be ready to meet the time of the
The fight started when the Hill
lines apparently sought to forestall the
St Paul road, which, with iU Puget
sound extension, will soon bo in a posi
tion to make trouble in regard to rates
and mall contracts.
Both of these moves took the com
petitors of the Burlington by surprise
and caused no end of scurrying and
CANADA WANTS CWN NAVY.
Three Shipbuilders Consider Locating
Yards in Dominion.
Ottawa, Ont, Sept 7. Canada is
extremely anxious to possess a war
fleet of it own and efforts are being
put forth to induce British shipbuilders
to locate plants on Canadian aoil. It
ia aaid three world famous shipbuilders
are now considering proposals to locate
branch yards in the Dominion and have
been assured that the Canadian govern
ment will grant every concession in the
way of tariff or in any other line pos
While the Canadian ministers at the
London conference on naval defense
have kept the government here advised
on the different steps of the negotia
tions, an official account of what has
been atreed upon has not yet been re
Girl Swims Nine Miles.
New York. Sept 7. Adeline Trapp,
20 years old. today swam nine miles
through the waters of Hell Gate from
the foot of East Eighty-ninth street
Accompanied by Priscilla Higgins,
girl about her own age, Misa Trapp
swam in the wake of 40 sturdy swim
mers of the United Stales Voluntary
Life Saving corps. Fifteen of the
men swimmers were forced to give op
before too finish and Miss Higgins,
after going most of- the distance was
seized with cramps. Miss Trapp fi v
Attendance Record Set
Seattle. Sept 7. All attendance rec
ords at the exposition were broken yes
terday when the people of Seattle, cel
ebrating Seattle day at the fair,
swarmed to the grounds in an endless
stream, the total attendance as given
out at midnight amounting to 117,013.
This is 22.707 greater than the attend
ance on the opening day, wnich here
tofore held the record. Thia brings
the total since the opening of the ex
position to 2,688,684.
Wireless Across Ocean.
Paris, Sept 7. Wireless messages
from New York are now received or
intercepted almost daily by the mili
tary station en the Eiffel tower. Oc
casionally radio telegrams have also
boon received from Canada, which it Is
believed form a record ia wired
MORE MEXICAN FLOODS'
Cloudburst Flooda Rivers and Over
flows Fertile Valleys
Mexico City, Sept. 7. A special dis
patch received here from Morella says
that floods yesterday ruined a large
section of the Zamora district. A ter
rible cloudburst in the mountains caus
ed rivers and streams to overflow and
miles of fertile valleys are under
Further details have been received
here of the flood that swept the town
of Tula, in the state of Tamalpaia, last
Saturday. A wave between 4o and 50
feet high engulfed the lower half of
the town. Two hundred houses and tha
San Juan bridge were carried away and
many lives were lost The storm raged
for three days.
Terrible as are the conditions at
Monterey, the correspondent declares
they are just as bad at Tula and vicin
ity. The entire northeastern section ox
the state ia said to have been laid
waste. Railroad and telegraphic com
munication was delstroyed and the pop
ulation of Tula, some 7,000 persons.
was cut off from the rest of the nation
for four days. It will be six or eight
months before the higbwaya can bo re
stored. Thirty bodies have been re
covered and many bodies of shepherds
and mountaineers are being washed
down into the valley below.
ROBBED MAILS WHOLESALE.
Man and Woman Caught in Chicago
Head Big Gang.
Chicago. Sept 7. In the arrest of
Allen Posner, 26 years old, and
young woman giving her name aa Emi
ly Snyder, 20 years old, who are in cus
tody at the Harrison street police sta
tion, Postoffice Inspector Stuart belie v
ea be has part of a gang of mail thieves
who have been operating in Chicago
and otlwr cities. Two men are being
sought as accomplices of . Posner and
the Synder girl in the thbft of letter!
and chashing of checks found in stolen
mail. Posner and a man named Gray
and another man whose name ia being
kept secret are said to be under indict
ment in New York for a $1,000 theft
of jewelry. The Synder girl ia aaid to
have come to Chicago with Posner four
It ia charged that the cair operated
by stealing letters from residence mail
boxes after delivery by letter carriers.
Posner is declared to have admitted
cashing a number of stolen checks.
According to the postal authorities.
Posner and his associates stole 11,000
worth of jewelry and other valuables
which were brought to Chicago.
Nathan Straus Says, Plague Is Gaining
Budapest Sept 7. Nathan Straus,
the New York philanthropist who on
Tcesdsy appealed to the Intentional
Medical congress to stop the spreading
of disease that results from the use of
infected milk, today submitted detailed
figures to that body to prove that tu
berculosis, instead of being conquered,
ia on the increase.
He cited the official vital statistics
of New York city, which was credited
by Dr. Robert Koch with leading the
whole world in the fight against tuber
culosis. He showed that the increaa
ing skill of the physicians in treating
tuberculosis had reduced the death
rata from thia disease in proportion
the population from 2.42 per 1,000
1902 to 2.39 per 1,000 in 1907, and
2.29 in 1908. but he showed that the
number of deatba from tuberculosis
proportion to the total number
deaths from all cause had increased
from 1S.04 per cent in 1902 to 13.90
Train Ditched in Pennsylvania.
Pittsburg, Sept 7. Five persons
were killed and 35 injured, several per
haps fatally, at midnight when train
No. 6 on the Baltimore & Onlo ra
road, known as the Royal Blue Lim
ited, waa wrecked at Chew ton, l's.
The train ran into a broken rail, sup
posed to have been displaced by train
wreckers. The engineer and fireman
of the train were killed and two pas
sengers died on the way to the hos
pital. Among the dead are Engineer
John Dill and Baggageman John
Wbeatcroft both of Chicago Junction.
Greek Princes Removed.
Athens, Sept 7. King George to
day will sign a decree placing Crown
Prince Constantino And Prince Nich
olas, at their own request on the un
attached list of the army and granting
the other princes in the army two or
three years' leave of absence to study
abroad. Brigadier General Smolenski
will replaee Crown Prince Conatantine
commander in chief and Colonel
Cortbaa will be appointed command
er of the army corpe at Athena.
Tornado Wipes Out Town.
Catanai, Sicily, Sept 7. The vil
lage of Scordoa was about wiped out
today by a tornado. Five persons
were killed and SO injured. One hun
dred bouse were completely demol
ished and many others unroofed. The
tornado waa accompanied by a torren
tial rain. The population took refuge
in houses on the Quarter Santa Maria,
where the statu of Santa Maria Mag-
glor fell, adding terror to the super
Tennessee Stays Dry.
Chattanooga, Teen., Sept 7. The
legislative act prohibiting wholesale
as well as retail sale of liquor in the
stat waa upheld except as regards
sale for shipment outside of the state.
in an opinion handed down in Chancery
court todaay by Chancellor T. M. Mc-
HAPPENINGS GATHERED IN AND
CENSUS WORK GOES AHEAD.
Experts Busy Arranging Schedules for
Washington. Sept 3. Director of
the Census Durand, aided by a score or
more of experts in economies, agricul
ture, manufacture and statistics, is
now at work on one of the moat import
ant questions in connection with the
next census that of framing schedules
to be used by enumerators in entering
the information they secure next April.
Mr. Durand and the corps of experts
are working out the form of schedules
and determining the subdivisions of in
quiries to be asked in gathering the in
formation ordered by congress. The
agricultural, manufacturing and popu
lation schedules are the principal ones
undef current discussion. Among those
most prominently mentioned on the
manufacturing schedule will be the fol
lowing: Surgeon Bell, formerly assistant
editor of the Economist Chicago: Ar
thur J. Boynton, assistant professor of
economics. University of Kansas; C.
W. Doten, assistant professor ox eco
nomics in the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology: Ejward Howard, as
sistant professor of economics, North'
western university: tmil r. bcker,
expert professor of finance at Dart
mouth college ; Horace tcrlst. Instruct
or of economics in the University of
Wisconsin: E. A. Willet professor of
economics in the Carnegie Technical
school, and Alvin S. Johnson, a statis
tician of Chicago.
The population schedule is in charge
of Professor W. B. Bailey, Springfield,
Mass. He ia an instructor on political
economy in Yale university. A large
number of special agents have been ap
pointed in other divisions.
Rifle Range for Navy.
Washington. Sept 4. Steps have
been taken by the Navy department to
secure a much-needed small arms rifle
range on the Pacific coast Command
erMsybury Johnston was today ap
pointed chairman of a commission to
report on available sites. Although
the department has the necessary funds
with which to make the purchase, it
would not be surprising if interested
states and cities on the coast should
donate ground best suited for the de
partment s purpose.
Salvador to Have Ships.
Washington, Sept 4. The State
department has been informed by
Charge d' Affaire Frasier at Salvador
that the Salvador Railroad company is
sbout to inaugurate a weekly steamship
service between the ports of Acajutla,
in Salvador, and Salinas Cruz, in Mex
ico. Toe service is to begin a regular
schedule about January 1, 1910. When
the line is established, it is said, the
governments of Salvador and Mexico
will be approached on the subjects of
Will Agree on Boundary.
Washington. Sept 8. Tne boundary
controversy between Peru and Bolivia
seems nesr an amicable settlement
The State department has received a
telegram from Minister Statesman, of
Lapaz, Bolivia, reporting that the Bo
livian congress referred the whole
matter to tbs executive department of
Bolivia for treatment This action is
considered a hopeful sign of friendly
adjustment by direct understanding of
the two principals, Bolivia and rem.
Rectifiers Get Respite.
Washington, Sept 4. The operation
of regulations prohibiting rectifiers
from mskirg a so-called wine mash and
using the mash in producing compound
liauors. such as liquors patent meat
cines and table wines, will be post
poned until October 1 as a result of sn
order issueo uy u a..ir-s miiMiuu-
er of internal revenue tolay. T his or
der affects the so-called raisin wine in
dustry and was issued as a result of an
appeal to the secretary of the treasury.
Roosevelt Sends Rats.
Washington, Sept 4. Ex-President
Roosevelt has shipped to the Smithson
ian institute species of moles and rats
which are very popular with institution
officials. A rat with two warts on the
lower lip was included in the shipment
The government exerts never before
knew of a rst so decorated. Conse
quently great value is attached to the
particular bide. It outranks in worth
the biggest lion skin in the bunch.
Rear Admiral Sperry to Retire.
Washington, Sept 7. Rear Admiral
Soerrv. who was in command of the
American battleship fleet on the me
morable cruise from San Francisco to
the Philippines and through the Suez
canal to Hampton Roads, will bo placed
on the retired list tomorrow. He then
will have reached the age limit of 62
tears. The admiral is now on auty si
the naval war college at Newport.
Maty Census dobs to Fill.
Washington, Sept 7. The bureau
of the census announced today that ap
proximately 8,000 temporary clerks
would be appointed in connection with
the work of taking the 13th decennial
census. The first examination will be
made before January 1, and not many
will be made before April, 1910.
JWnitex President of Costa Rica.
Washington, Sept Z. A cablegram
received tonight from San Jose by Sen
orGalvi, the Costa Rican minister,
stated that returns from the election
held in Costa Rica Indicated the elec
tion of Ricardo Jimines for president
WASHINGTON. D. C.
GREAT AREA OF DRY FARMS.
Government Sets Aside Nearly 65,-
000.000 Acres ss Homesteads.
Washington, Sept 7. According to
a statement issued today by the secre
tary of the interior, almost 65,000,000
acres of land has been designated aa
subject to entry under tha enlarged
homestead act providing for dry farm
claims of 320 acres instead of 160
The land thus designated ia distribu
ted aa follows:
Colorado, 20,250,000 acres: Mon
tana, 26,000,000: New Mexico, 1,660,-
000; Oregon, 1,300,000; Washington,
3,600.000; Wyoming, 11,900,000.
Large areas in Utah have also been
designated under the special provision
of section 6 of the act exempting from
The lands are non-mineral, non-tim
bered, not susceptible to irrigation and.
because of insufficient rainfall, will
not produce remunerative crops unless
cultivated by some method such ss "dry
farming." Residence must be estab
lished on the land by the entrymen
within six months from date of filing
and be continued, together with culti
vation and improvement of the land,
for five years.
PANAMA REPAIRS WRONG.
Pays Compensation to Tars of Amer
Washington, Sept. 4. Acting Sec
retary of the Navy Winthrop has re
ceived $14,000 from the Panama gov
ernment paid by it aa money repara
tion in the casea involving the mal
treatment of American naval officers
snd soamen at the hands of tha police
of that republic.
Of this amount $5,000 ia for indem
nity for what is known as the Cruiser
Columbia incident when several offi
cers In uniform were arrested, locked
up and roughly handled in Colon op
June 1. 1906. The assault it ia de
clared, was entirely unprovoked.
An indemnity of $8,000 will bo paid
to the relatives of Charles Rend, a
boatswain's mate on the cruiser Buf
falo, who waa killed in Panama in Sep
tember, 1908, and $1,000 will be given
to the relatives of Joseph Cieslik, a
sailor of the same vessel, who wss
stabbed at the time and killed.
Small Claim Against Big Roads,
Washington, Sept 2. The smallest
claim for reparation ever filed with the
Interstate Commerce commission bss
been presented by the Tyson & Jones
Buggy company, of Carthage, N. L.
The amount ia 20 cents. The brief
consists of six pages of legal cap, in
which all tha facts are set forth. In
December. 1907, the complaint a vera.
the firm ordered iron wagon axles from
Wilpesbarre, Pa. The rata charged
waa 64 cents per hundred pounds. The
complaint alleges that tha proper rate
should have been 52 cents per hundred.
The shipment weighed about 1,000
pounds. Six railroads were made de
fendantsthe Central of Georgia, the
Philadelphia & Reagin. the Cumber
land Valley, the Norfolk & Western,
the Southern and the Aberdeen & Asbe-
To Gaze From High Point.
Washington, Sept 8. Scientists
will soon have at their disposal the
highest meterological and astronomical
observatory on the Western continent
It is on the top of Mount Whitney,
California, over 14,000 fet above sea
level. Realizing the value for effect
ive astronomical and meterological
work of an observatory far above the
clouds, the Smithsonian institution de
cided to build a suitable one on Mount
Whitney. It haa been difficult to con
struct the small three-room stone struc
ture, as it wss necessary to take all
th material to the great height on
pack mules over narrow, rocky trail)
Irrigation Land Withdrawn
Washington, Sept 4. Acting Sec
retary Pierce, of the department of
the interior, today restored 18,000
acres of land withdrawn in connection
with the Yakima irrigation project in
Washington. He ordered withdrawn
49,000 acres in Arizona in connection
with the Salt river project; 28,000
acres in the La Grande, Or., district
connected with the Umatilla project
and also 3.840 acres along Chocotopa
creek in Colorado with the view of
protecting possible power sites from
being filed on by private corporations.
Alleged Bandit Caught.
Washington. Sept 2. In the arrest
of Guillermo Adam, the alleged band
it at El Paso, on the charge of violat
ing the immigration laws, the Eagle
Pass uprising in Mexico more than a
year ago. is recalled. The Mexican
government ia desirous of having him
returned to Mexico in order to prose
cute charges against him, and it is de
clared Adam will be killed if deported.
He entered without passing inspection
by immigration officials.
Sat In Schley Inquiry,
Washington, Sept 8. Captain Sam
uel C. Lemley, formerly judge advo
cate general of the navy, who became
prominent in connection with the fam
ous Schley court of inquiry, died in
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Yellow Fever in Veneiueli.
Washington, Sept 7. Surgeon Gen
eral Wyman, of the marine hospital
corps, was today advised by cable of
the appearance of yellow fever at La
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