► ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ I hpp! «ank into «om*thinj( «oft and ranany — 6ne of (fuasie's feather boas— and bend ing down Sarto picked the thing up and | glanced down uncertainly into the at earn er trunk beside him. Some minutes passed; the Swiss clock | on the mantel ticked on loudly and the j fire crackled as obtrusively as before; but they were alike unheeded by the man CoprrfTht. 1*W6. h j J. B. L i p p i n c o t t C o m p a n y - on his knees by the steamer trunk, star- All righ t« rc*erred. fcdlth M o rg a n W ille tt * * ing down into it with an odd mixture of r interest and incredulity. ► ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ » ♦ » ♦ ♦ ♦ < “ No. I don't go as far as that.” Gus- F e e t ! I ■> ic C o w » o n G r a n . sie'a light voice was again in ilia ear», Professors Stewart and Atwood, of blurred b , the rush of the motor car. I the West Virginia Experiment Station, "Hut I do take the precaution of hiding good polish in’ while you’re about it,” he C H A PT Kit I ! .— M'on tinned.) last year conducted some careful tests my diamonds away in an ancient chamois A«: last, however, thinking that the si ordered at last, writh a harsh authority to determine whether it is profitable to glove case down at the bottom of a hat lence was growing a little too significant, that was almost arrogance. “ She’s got feed tr.llk cows grain on grass. W ith trunk." "W hat is that gray thing around iih ?” to he in decent shape for shippin* by to out going Into the details of these ex- How the speech came back to him . •he queried frivolously, straining her eyes morrow roomin' at latest.” He turned on W as it possible that that innocent look perlments we quote the conclusions as Into the gloom; “ perhaps it's a marsh by his heel, and then, with added sharpness, ing shapeless object at which he was fo llo w s : daylight.” “ Hear what I say? Have her ready to gazing really contained Mrs. Waring s "T h is experiment clearly sho»vs that The chauffeur drew a long breath. “ Is go on to Southampton by the next boat.’ jew els' Mechanically the chauffeur put there w as no direct financial gain In What happened next was a complete It a marsh?” he asked. “To me all this his hand down and touched it. Then, T h e F a m ily M e lo n P a tc h . teems a corner of paradise, an oasis in surprise to (Jerald Built. feeding the grain to the cows while at his curiosity getting the better of ever.» Many who pride themselves on a pasture. 17p to this point, by a superhuman ef a pretty long dry desert !” It Is true thut the cows other consideration, he lifted the parcel lie pulled himself up anxiously, ganc- fort the chauffeur had kept himself in go<«l garden and nre fond of melons which received grain were uniformly out and looked it over interestedly. lug at his companion and wondering if hand, but now his face had become livid Certainly the chamois glove case did never attempt to gro»v them. “Cncaper In somewhat better flesh than those he had gone too fa r; but (lussie only star with suppressed fury, and between his _____ to buy at 25 cents each?" Ma.vls* for that did not receive grain, but ns fa r not contain glove»! ed absently ahead into the gloom. curled black lips his teeth gleamed sug As the thought spun through his brain. the Hrst two or three, but If you would as the milk yield w as concerned the “ I don’t take much stock in oases,” she gestively, a door oil the opposite side of th<*^ a ■all like or dozen or two, enough tlint If Increased flow was produced at an ac It was a somewhat terrifying figure objected, dreamiy. “ My experience is opened and two voices became suddenly , company comes unexpectedly and there tual loss.” Data obtained in sim ilar that they genen.ly turn out to be private that shot up suddenly not a foot away audible. With a yvift realization of hi» |g ^ dessert fur dinner, the melons property, forbidden to trespassers, or else with brown, sinuous fingers writhing un experiments at other stations are sum l»>sii ion. Sarto turned rcP| can richly replace the pastry— that is ore so fenced in by rest riot ions as to take pleasantly near the Englishman’s throat marized, and from these in comparison »»•a» on the point of havering me puny. * away all the pleasure, or. what is worst “ I take my orders from Mrs. Waring, back into its rightful corner of the trunk, a different matter. with their own Investigations the au of all”— she gave a litle sigh— “they van an»l no one else,” came in a sibilant whis when Gussie s clear tones, carrying dis- Despite theories to the contrary, mel- thors conclude “that unless da iry prod ish into a mirage, leaving one in the desert per. tinctly through the crack in the hall door, „„„ nre as easily grow n ns cucumbers ucts nre especially high In price it Is •s tired and thirsty as before.” From his overpowering vantage of made him pause. and there are a number of varieties not a profitable practice to feed grain “Then some one eisi* knows what it is height and bulk the Anglo-Saxon looked “Sec him again?” she enunciated, evi- which will mature unless the summer to cows at pasture. It Is true that more to In* tired and thirsty.” commented tin down on the fiery Latin with blank aston dfiitly in answer to a question. "Good Is unusually short. A rich, light soil, milk Is obtained and the cows hold up chauffeur, with significance. ¡aliment, which gradually gave place to a heaven«! Say farewell to ray o»vn chauf sloping toward the east or south and Mrs. Waring inclined her head. their yield better and remain In better feur, a sort of servant? You rauat be dawning amusement, “ And yet,” she said, with a hard little “ You little foreigner, here,” raising his daft. Give the nmn his pay” (the last well fertilized In the hill, w ill bring flesh when receiving the grain rations, (be luscious fruit. laugh, “ my good friends will tell you that voice, “get out of my w a y !” word« came out with hard, half-sneering but under ordinary circumstances there I have done nothing all my life but eat I f there Is danger from dry weather Forth went his huge arm with unex emphasis I "and let him (to!” is no direct profit from the graiu feed and drink and Is* merry !“ • pected directness, brushing the slight There was a whispered response and fill nn old pall or oyster can (first (>er- There was another silence, while the Southerner contemptuously aside, muc 1 the voices sank, but too much had been foratlng the bottom with mill holes) ing, as the increased production usual ly costs more than it can be sold for.” fire Hies wove a mystic dance in the long, as a self-respecting house dog might < i* already heard. The mischief was done. with stable manure or (amitry drip __________ lush grass, and by the roadside the chauf pose of a vagrant cur. Then turning on Hefore Annette closed tile intervening pings. sink It pnrtly In the ground and feur stood motionless, bis usually alert his heel, the Englishman sauntered non- door, the listener in the sitting room, H o g s that M a k e M e a t. keep It moistened. This w ill not only brain in a whirl, his keen senses for the ...... . The hog raisers of K ansas station toward» the hotel. trolling one yielding to a sudden, inexplicable impulsa moment drugged, paralyzed by the over of I 'havalier'» Co*ter song« "> >‘is s“‘n' to avenge himself, had taken the fata) furnish moisture but fcsid. The reser made a test to show what kind o f a voir tielng below the surface w ill tempt lowering magnetism of the woman besidi torian baritone. hog grow s the best meat. Th e weights step. him. Staggering bark again»! the garage And yet, in spite of his knavery, he the roots to grow down Instend o f seek o f hams in the test w ere ns fo llo w s : After a few moments Mrs. Waring door, a dual,, oil, «»»r e .tig h te n e d It- was not all knave— only (like many of ing the sur! ace, ns when wnter conics B erkshire limns, 2!t% po u n ds; I)u- turned her head, to find a pair of strange »elf with a muttered curse and looked us poor mortals) no more a demon than from : t e hose in only small quantities, roc-Jersey, 24 % pounds; Polnud- eyes fixed upon her own in a glowing. lifter Ibe retreating one. an angel, merely a sensitive human in-1 and ttey w ill be less susceptible to Chiuas, 25Vi pounds. These hogs In Inexplicable gaze. •• \n »implex, on thee!” It soblted In strument, capable of tine harmonies and drouth. size w ere ns near the same weight as “ Well, what is it now?” she asked, half Venetian putoi». "Hog of nn Kngltsh- hideous discord», responding all invol- i f file pim ps go to vines nip off the Involuntarily, little realizing the conse possible to get them. The shoulders I will rentenilier this forever!” untarily. at times, to the players whim <>nds, but do not try to (heck vigorous quences of her remark. (lone wax Annette'» gentleman), rant- of the Berkshire* weighed 21% the touch of the moment. growth by starvation. Th e Kooky Ford “ What it has been from the start,” de I .union of the tonneau, (¡one Mr». W ar pounds; Duroe-Jerseys, ID1/, pounds When Annette came into the sitting Is one of the best early muskmelons clared an impassioned voice beside her. ing'» romantic lover. A las! It was a room a moment later, the chauffeur wn« nnd Poland-Chlnas, 19% pounds. The •peaking in a husky, chaotic mixture of ver, plebeian chauffeur that some time standing by the opposite window, his aud one of the easiest to grow, bearing B erkshire* have larger shoulders than broken Knglish and French. “A h ! it is later crawled abjectly into the garage. hands behind his hack, a faint, inscruta In profusion. the other breeds. unjust.* it is cruel to he so adorable, so I'lie next morning dawned overcast, ble smile on liis dark face. The Indiana Sweetheart Is a favor- Th e butcher who sa»v the hogs Irresistible!” with a soggy wind blowing off the Chan Mrs. Waring wanted me to gire you lte watermelon, ripening early and of slaughtered thought the Duroc-Jersey The man was do n on his knees by nel. and a chill saltiness in the air that this.” she said, going up to him with excellent quality. had the most fat on the b a c k ; the Po- this time, feeling excitedly for her gloved | ,si,.(| m the shivery Sarto an occa embarrassment and holding out a small C a t* Out th e U n d en lra lile Seed. land-Cblna next, then the Berkshire. band« sional glass of absinthe at the cafe square envelope. Th e real up-to-date farmer, following Th e Berkshire ham showed more lean “Ah ! mia India !” he sishad brokenly : | around the corner. However, he kept Then, as he took It with a mumbled but here an interruption oevurred— the himself for the most part in the garage, the. most scientific methods In the op- nnd less fnt than the Poland-Cbiua. word of thanks, the girl retreated hurried •cene changed abruptly. from which the back windows of the ly to the fireplace and stood, her back to eratlon of his ground, is taught to The butchers considered the breed of With a quirk recoil IJusaie wa* on her Maritime were visible, varying the monot make use of the se hogs that had the most fat the most it. fidgeting restlessly with her handker- feet, iratherinu her skirts about her in ony of his work at intervals by a saunter lected material only profitable hog, both for the farm er aud chief. •tinctively; then drawing herself to her into the lobby of the hotel, haunting es "Y ou see." she began, apologetically, In order that the the butcher. full heglit she looked down, favoring the pecially that region around the telephone, “ Mr*. W aring is very tired and had to species may be con prostrate chauffeur with nn icy, disdain restless ex|»eetation of a message which send her message by me.” O rch ard W o rk . stantly Improved, fill atare from head to foot. After which, did not come. She stole a glance at the man, who was j A good test of a man’s Christianity following the law turning negligtuitly away. “Sarto,” she It was shout noon that the machine looking steadily at the floor, and then | ' of the survival of is to examine his apple barrel iron* ordered, in the imper«onal tone with stood ready for shipping, packed by the went on with rapidity, “ I am ao aorry which one addresses a servant, “just put the fittest. For in top to bottom. chauffeur's experienced hands into « it’s all over! How we’ve enjoyed A man may tie a good woodehopper, my wrap« and that cushion in the ton stance, in the selec the motor— and— everything !” shapeless, hide bound mass, and not nn tieau. please; I think I hear Mr. Buist FOR SEED CORN. tion of the seed to but that Is no sign that he knows bow til then did Sarto let himself out of the There was a catch of regret in her returning.” motor shed and make off with stiff alac voice and she pnitsed doubtfully. “ I sup be placed In the ground, he Is not con to prune trees. She whs not mistaken. From the dis rity for a much-needed hath and shave. An ax aud a saw In the hands o f an pose you will take charge of some other tent merely to secure the best species, tance came a loud n!r of approaching Some time later, obedient to the long motor now?” but wherever possible he will go care Ignorant mnn cause more damage to wheel«, accompanied by the cracking of expected telephone message, the chauffeur Sarto did not mef't hf»r eye«. “ No,” he fully over the seed and pick out only the fru it crops of this laud than all the a whip; and, as the chauffeur pulled him presented himself at Mrs. W arin g'» sit said, " I think I will give up that for the birds that are hatched. •elf dizzily together, a spidery object ting room— to find, with an odd mixture prenent.” I ll« tone rained a certain bar the lurgest specimen* to he placed In F ru it sells best when properly grad came into view around the bend in the of regret and relief, that Annette Ban the ground. In this manner the pro rier, and Annette did not pursue the sub road, resolving itself speedily into a high croft was the only one to he seen. duct Is generally of a much higher ed. The best w ill bring n better price ject. dog cart ami galloping horse, while, lit It Is difficult to carry out and the lower grades w ill generally "Come right in,” the girl said at once “ Well,” she «aid, with determined standard. up by the «winging lamps. (Jerald's coun her genial smile making him realize re cheerfulness, “then I wish you every this selective scheme In the case of bring ns good a price ns the entire lot tenance, tense with annoyance and sus morsefully how utterly he had forgotten success in whatever you undertake. Ber corn and similar seeds which nre made would if mixed. picion, peered down at the two figures of late his little comrade of the tonneau For summer pruning o f trees the best lin p«— who knows, Sarto?”— she smiled a use of In great quantities. In the case by the roadside. “ As yon see. I'm in the depths of pack- little uncertainly— “we may meet again of corn, however, the small kernels nre time Is from the 15th of June to the “ Here’s that tire,” he said shortly, toss ing;” she waved her hands towards a some day.” generally at the tip o f the ears, and in 10th of July, Just when the sap Is run ing a miscellaneous parcel in the direction collection of trunks and their contents “ Who knows!” echoed the chauffeut order to get rid o f these undesirable ning freely. When the tree Is In leaf of the chauffeur. Then, to (Jusale; scattered promiscuously around the room. seriously. He moved away from the win you can tell better what to cut out. “ Miss Bancroft preferred to stay at the "W on't .»ou sit down?" dow very slowly, with his face still care pieces a corn-tipper has been Invented Some people Imagine that nil that U hotel." he vouchsafed briefly; “so 1 go' ltut Sarto remained standing. fully averted. Reaching the door. “ It is The device seems to have been sug • trap and came right back. I hope you’re "1 came to report nlsiut the ear, slg addio. then,” he said, with a slight for gested by the fam iliar pencil-sharpener. necessary to have a good orchard Is to satisfied." norina." he »aid, with a certain somber mality, “and thanks to you. Signorina, It Is o|M'rnted hy a small crank, and plant a variety of good trees nnd "let Mrs. Waring rewarded him with an tin It generally takes years to dignity. " I t ’s all ready for shipping.” for your so great kindness— one does not has a cone with a tooth Interior. The 'em rip.” usually grateful smile. “Thunk you very “Oh. d ear!" The girl's face fell uncon forget !” tip o f thp corn ear being placed In this discover their mistake, but they finally much.” «he said. There was a nervous! sciously, and as unconsciously Sarto His voice shook the least bit. revolving cup. all the small seed are discover it. tremble In her voice ns she stood bos id found himself watching her. his bruised With swift steps Annette came towards cut off, leaving only the full-sized ker the trap looking up at its driver. “Giv senses reviving under her friendliness M i l k C o o le r . him. “Good-by, and good luck, Sarto,” me n hand. Gerald.” with a startled sudden consciousness of she said, impulsively, holding out he» nels on the ear. And over her shoulder, to the man l»c something about her which he bud felt hand. le x W eak an s. hind, "Y ou will hear from me about the hefore. But the chauffeur shrank back. Grasp Leg weakness is due to chicks b e car later,” she said casually. “Just come Just a waft, subtle, elusive, intangible, ing the door knob, he made a stiff, mili coming heavy rapidly, so that the Up to the hotel for directions." of that divine essence which has been tary salute. his eyes fixed steadily on the weight o f their body Is too much for Five seconds later the dog cart with girl’« outstretched hand— and then, labelled Charm! Ita two ocvtipanta was off in a whirl o* their legs. This Is not alw ay s nn alarm "Oh, yea,” she said, with a quiver In “Addio, signorina.” he repeated firmly, dust, leaving a w ound«! motor prone l>\ ing condition, fo r It denotes that the her voice. "The |HH»r car! Mr. Hoist and closed the door behind him. the ditch side, and a yet more deeply chicks are grow ing fast, and If carefu l « going to find a purchaser In England. (T o be continued.) wounded chauffeur standing in the tnidd! ly guarded nnd fed properly they will Ve shall never see it again. Well,” with of the road, uttering strange, unrout' a falaiiatie shrug of her shoulders, pull through all right. The cause A R O Y A L D E N T IS T . maledictions, as he vowed an eternal vrn "there's no use lamenting the inevitable! arises from heavy feeding nnd forcing, 4ctta I must tell Mrs. Waring you’re here. T h e S t o r y o f n T o o t h l * a l l l n s b y which carries the chicks fo rw ard so P e te r the G reat. Just unit a moment,” and she turned CHAPTER HI rapidly ns to cause the legs to fall. Peter the ( irent particularly delight At the end of the Rue Royal in the away, the complete unconsciousness of Chang* the food to a light diet of veg city of Havre, the Hotel Maritime ol* her manner assuring the chauffeur more ed In draw in g teeth, and he strictly etables and feed bone meal In the food. trudes Its huge frontal development, strongly than words that Gussie had kept enjoined his servants to send for him They should also be well protected This milk cooler Is arranged so that tier own counsel thus far. pressing the great porte-cochere hospita when anything o f that sort w as to he There was a sense of relief in this dis done. One day his favorite valet de against the dampness, nnd the difficul the ntilk flows in a thin sheet over the bly into the street. ty will soon pass away. Leg weakness outside. Cold water enters at the bot The light« were all burning in th« covery, and. as the door closed behind chnmbre seeemd very melancholy. The Is nearly alw ays due to rapid growth of tom. window* when the chauffeur shot by at her, he was able to glance around, tak t zar asked him what w as the matter ing stock of his surroundings w*ith a faint, t late hour that night, intent only on get the body or from lack o f uniformity of B a c t e r i a In C o l d M i l k . “Oh. your majesty," said the man. ling hi« motor into the garage at the buck detached interest and curiosity. heat In brooders. If the chicks are small M. E. Pennington of the Rureau of The room was a comfortable one, boast "m y w ife is suffering the greatest ag enough to Is* kept In a brooder. C ro w d without attracting notice. In the big abed two other panting, ing of a writing table, lounge and vari ony from toothache, and she obstinately ing and pressing together to keep warm Chemistry, Department of Agriculture, reports that exi>eriments on milk kept •teaming, monsters were being rubbed ous easy chairs, the last heaped with fem refuses to have the tooth taken out." at night Is a main cause o f little chicks inine effects from the trunks, which, rang at about the freezing point showed a down by their attendant slaves, and, lay " I f that Is all." said Peter, “w e will having leg weakness. No great alarm Ing off hia leather coat, Sarto set to work ed around the four walls, had overfiow-ed soon cure It. T ak e me to her at once." continuous Increase of organisms for need he entertained unless the trouble on the motor, the sharp exercise of pol in every direct ion. A driving rug which five or six weeks. At their maximum When th«'y arrived the woman d e continues for too long a time, but luting heating his chilled pulses and fur the chauffeur recognised as flung casually they numbered hundreds of millions d a re d that she w as not suffering at on the Aoor. and a well-known khaki change the food and keep the birds nishing some outlet for the fierce rest per cubic centimeter, and occasionally a il; to ere w as nothing the matter with motor cloak lay beside it in a huddled, les»ness that was consuming him. dry. they passed the billion mark. Although her. human-looking ma«s. In fact, the whole He was on his knee« beside the car. the milk experimented with w as never “That la the wav she talk*. p o u t1 VtIMatm« W a ste Tlm k er. manipulating the oil can with artistic place was overwhelmingly suggestive of T h f " ro,’d cbwntatrF aectlon o f the solidly frozen, yet after ten days to nicety, when steps sounded on the pave Gussie, and, stung hy a hornet host of mnjostv," said the valet. "Sh e 1« *u f Forestry R.irenu has been giving some two weeks It was a mass of small Ice ment outside, and a colossal shadow fell recollections, Sarto began to pace up and fering "torture*." down, realising again with intolerable «(TOM the chauffeur’s line of vision. No odor or taste Indicated "H o ld her head ami hands." said th. " ,,en,1" n to ,hp " “ * * * * o t P™luoth»n crystals. “ My ward, Sarto, that you?“ came in a distinctness the full bitterness of last Cxar. "1 «111 have It out In a minute.' of »«nw t.tlue from yellow pine waste the higher bacterial content, and even night'« humiliation— his own mad reck hated Knglish draw l; then, as there was And he Instantly pulled out the Indl- 11 ta p,at^ ,h * t f',r » « * recovery of on heating no curd w as produced until Self disgust added no response from the garage, after a mo lessness and folly! •uted tooth Wi t h great dexterity, amid t.nr' ^ nt,n* ‘ frora wa!,,‘• wood ,h<‘ *,<>an’ the very end o f the experiment. fuel to his fury, fanning it hy degrees ment Bnlst’s massive head and shoulders distillation process Is fa r superior to profuse thanks front the husband. into a burning, unreasoning maIe»-olence shot up above the gateway. H n r n t h e I’ r n n l n c t . W hat w as Peter'» Indignation to dis « * » > » « ' ■ ’". " ' akln« » n,orp **1 say,” he observed sardonically, towards Gussie which craved some outlet Never allow old wood o f raspberries ■over a little later that his valet had r n ‘d<‘ turpentine, and usually a In the man’s »upersensitive state every "thought you were by way of bein’ a Burn The or blackberries to lie around. position—even chauffeur! llo w many hours does it take feature of his present .sod hint as au executioner to punish hl|' N ‘r *Tm,e <>ro,,urt every bit of It. W hen the i.ew wood such minor annoyance* as the jangling hi. wife, who hod never had *n n n w**ta * ' from ,h “ you to put on a new tire?” I ' " * f " t Moh Is 18 Inches high, pinch off to allow year would yield as much turpentine as Sarto did not reply, and for an Instant clock on the mantle-pie«», the uncomfort sound tooth In h««r head.— Argonaut. tha Englishman silently eyed the shirt- ably roaring fire t'eneath— contributed to the entire present annual output In lateral growth In the raspberries, but The T ro th . aleeved figure before him with cold aver the sum of his misery, exasperating hi* this country, »vlth a value of $14,000.- let the blackberries grow to 8 feet be It wa* with a sion. It was this common workman, re nerve* beyond hearing. Fear I» not In the habit o f tgtenkln* OOO. At the present rate o f cutting the fore doing this. dolent of petrol, that Mrs. W aring had sense of poaitive injury that he glared at truth. Whixi p e rf«-t sincerity t* ex supply of long leaf yellow pine In the T re e * ta F ence c o rn e rs. teen fit to constitute her cavalier for six the amall prim grate oppoalte. and then, pec ted. perfect wisdom must be allow South will be practically exhausted In The few scattering trees in the fence Insane hours ! The sooner he was shown rapidly crossing the room, dashed open »1 Nor ha* any one who is apt to b* twenty years, but that the methods of corners are frequently veritable breed the window next to It. his proper place the better. Ha leaned out heavily. Ah— h! but angry when he hear» the truth any exploitation now In us* convert only Ing places for Insect pests. They should Gerald’s teeth dosed vindictively on his tb* stinging salty guat wa* good! Step cause to wonder that he doen not boal about h alf the tree Into market pro be given Just as much attention as th# cigar, duct. that you five that machine a jolly ping nearer to get more of It, k b Iwot IL— T arttu a tree* la the orchard. The Chauffeur and the Jew els ,r «- , I fjcWmif HISTORIAS LTSI— W at Tyler slain at Smithfield. 1005— New York City incorporated. 15(05— -William B. Ogden, first Mayor ot Chicago, born in Walton, N. Y. Hied in New Y'ork City Aug. 3, 1X77. 1815— French under Marshal Ney en gaged the allies in battle at Qua re- liras, Belgium, two days before the' Hattie of Waterloo. 1841— 'Meeting of the First Cnited Par liament at Kingston. Ontario. 1851— The famous Marble Arch removed from in front of Buckingham palace, I «mil. » 11 , to its present location in Hyde Park. 1854— I ’uited States warships bombarded Greytown in retaliation for insult to the American consul. . . . Worcester, Mass., almost destroyed by fire. 1803— Gen. Banks repulsed in the assault on Port Hudson. 1804— House of Representatives repealed the fugitive slave la w ....E n t r y of Maximilian and Carlotta into Mex ico. 15*05)— -Mt. Cenia railroad through the Alps opened. 1809— I)r. Livingstone, the African ex plorer, reached the Congo river. 1870— Hayes and Wheeler nominated by the Republican national convention. 1891— A new Canadian ministry formed by Premier Abbott. 1895— President Cleveland issued a proc lamation against Cuban filibusters. 1898— Behring sea award p a id ... .Joseph Leiter’s attempt to córner the wheat market collapsed....... House of Repre sentatives passed joint resolution for annexation of Hawaii. 1904— Nan Patterson indicted for the al leged murder of “Ctpsar” Young in New Y'ork. 1905— Assassination of Premier Delyanius of Greece. 1906— President Roosevelt signed the Ok lahoma and Arizona statehood bills. 1907— The second peace conference at The Hague opened. . .M ayor Sohmit* of San Francisco found guilty of ex tortion. 7 ÛÛS&OVDS. Abe Attell ha» signed up with Jack Gleason for a twenty-round battle with Owen Moran in San Francisco for Au gust. Ilamliue defeated North Dakota uni versity by a total score of 81 to 36. Tha records made «e r e unusually good in all •vents. The St Paul Driving flu b has opened tlie season nnd races will be held every Wednesday afternoou until the middle of October. At Louisville. The Minks, carrying lift pounds, traveled a tuile and one-sixteenth in 1 :43 4-5, which equals the track rec ord at Churchill Downs. Tourenne, with Muagrave up and back ed from 12 to 1 to 6 to 1 at the close, easily won the Cosmopolitan Handicap, 1 1-16 miles, at Belmont Park. Barney Oldfield has made his last au tomobile race, so he says. Oldfield has obtained employment as a chauffeur for II. W . Whipple, an Andover, Mass™ banker. Jockey V. Power« Is the leading ridei at the Downs this spring. He has piloted lit winners across the wire, was placed 6 times and landed 6 of his mounts in third place. Charges that Huff, the crack Grinnell sprinter, ia a professional and has com peted for money in foot races will be. made »0 the authorities at Grinnell by the University of Illinois. The story that the American Baseball Association will invade Chicago and east ern cities next year has been revived. It is said that 8t. Paul, Minneapolis and Kansas City will lose their teams. The fastest wrestling match ever seek on a mat in Duluth occurred when Y'ottng Miller, the St. Paul welterweight, wres tled two and one-half hours with Otto Sutter of Cleveland without a fall. James T. Sheckard, left fielder of th* Chicago National League baseball team, was seriously injured when a bottle of ammonia exploded before his face. Hi* left eye may be permanently blinded. Sir Thomas Lipton declares that h* will never again challenge for rhe Amer ica's cup unless the New York Yacht C!*b alters its rales so that he can bring • serviceable sea boat across the Atlantic. James Y. Chalmers, who was one of the present holders of the national bowl ing championship in the two-men event, he having won that title with Harry Kiene as a partner at Cincinnati I*»* February, died in Chicago recently. A rank outsider. Signorietta, owned by E. Ginistrelli, and quoted in the betting at 100 to 1 against, defeated all the Amer ican, British and French crack* and caw tured the English Derby stake*, valued at £6.500 and the greatest prise of the turf world. The Italian horse limply cantered home from tb# hot favorite* b j * « • length*.