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NEWS OF THE WEEK
In n Condensed rorin for
'HAPPENINGS OF TWO CONTINENTS
Rosump or tlio Lois Important
Not Loss Inlorostlnf. Events
oftho Past Week.
Four solhlura havo been nrrosled In
Honolulu (or making spurious gold
Charles J. Ilonaparto linn entered
Into IiIn (lu I leu Inn secretary of tho Nnvy
Hovttn negrotfi mid a white nmn worn
taken from tlm Wiitklusvllli), Georgia,
Jail, mill shot liy molt.
Hlx persons worn killed nml 20 In.
Jured, 10 of tho latter seriously, in a
Mtorm nt Phllllpnhurg, Kansas,
It In said Unit a former employe of
th beef trust has told tint president nil
tliu dutnlln of tliu working of thu trunt.
In tliu olljclnl nnniiiincement Secre
tary Tail scores J. I'. Wullncs, Panama
imglneers, nml ilnuiniiiln liln resigns
The crew of tlio Russian battleship
Ktilnx Potcmklno fired two shot Into
tlm city of Odessa, tearing great holes
Ion tl e bullilliiKn In tliu path of tlio
A semblance of order has hem re
ntirc-t In Odessa, but tliu situation In
atlll most crlllral. Troo Hied into
tlio rloturn with mnclhuu guns, killing
A passenger train collided with a
freight In tlio suburbs of Kansas City.
Two brake men worn killed, several re-
eolved fatal lujiirli'fl anil a number of
passengers received slight Injuries.
Major flcnnrnl Wood ha lecn
granted two months' leave of nbntnco
from thu Philippine.
' Thu grave of Molly I'ltlicr, thu Lero
Inti of thu Ihittlu of Monmouth, ban
Iwen appropriately marked.
Vice Admlinl Choukutn, commander
of the Illnck sea Heel, ban diclluod ti
accept thu nst of ItUMlau mitilstoi of
President ItoonoTidt mid Secretary
Taft bnvu conferred on canal mutters
but nru not ready to maku any an
Thu Nnvy dopnriutrut bat nliolUluil
t'iu ma of thu sword on Ixmrd warshipi
hi it useless apHindoge, Revolvers will
I hi worn instead.
Knight, lloiiiudly tt Co., Chicago
ttraln brokers, havn failed with llablll
tlm reaching $ a.000.,000. Thu niseis
Mill not go niuuh over $2,000,000.
I). II. Henderson, ex-steaker of thu
liouso of representatives, la cnulined to
bin apartments at Dubuque, Iowa, from
n flight itroku of paralyain.
Huporta received nt St. Petersburg
nay that n revolt baa taken place on
four of tlio largest armoicd ships of thu
lllnck sea lU-ft. These four versenl will
jol i tlio 0110 whoso crow haa already
Under tba torrihlu charKO of having
killed nnd eaten many children whom
tlioy hail Htolen, '.'() gypsies bnvu been
arrested near Jnssnnereiiy, Hungary.
Tliu lender of thu baud nlouu la alleged
to bnvo eaten 1H children.
Kcaretary Ilay'a condition coutinuea
Thu Russian government ban ordered
the mobilization of inoro troops.
Odessa la now involve! In ibu bloody
ntriku I lota spreading over Russia.
flenoral lA'ouanl Wood la in Wanh.
itmton on n Hying vlait from thu Phil
King Oscar la opposed to raining of ft
prinrn of thu hounu of llurnadottm to
tlio Norwegian thronu.
A report la current In fit. I'litora
burg that Kuropittkln linn lwon nlaln
nud many ltanniiluiiM captured.
Tlio HwixIInIi rlkndag rtnenta thu ln
milt of Norway, but nn-inn willing to
ccept u dlaaolutlon of thu atntea.
Thu Canadian parliament haa panned
n bill allowing construction of n rail
road to romputu with thu Canadian Pa
cllln, Thu new road la being backed
by .Taiiiea J. Hill.
TbuTrcnnurj ilopartinent has decld
h1 that thu United Htnten la not bound
to return thu bodies of tbono who dlb
In thu ennui rouo while In thu employ
of thu government.
Germmiy'n last noto to Franco on tliu
Idoroccun (jueatloii Ih very umlrnblo In
tono, but mi IniUtoucu In nindu that
tlio dilllcultlei must bo regulated by a
confuruncu of comprouilHu.
Iord Curzon threntuna to renlgn tlio
vlco royalty of India.
Oormany baa unnumed a more peace
ful tono toward Franco.
Generals Llnluvltch and Kuropittkln
appuntr anxious to continue fighting.
A foreign diplomat nt Wimhtngton
ayn Germany duHlroa Itueaia to con
tlnuo tlio Far KnHturn war.
Beordtury Tnft snya trial by Jury In
the Philippines could not bu wleoly
udoptinl at thu present tltno.
A Dnuinh training eoliooner and a
llrltluli Bcliooner collldodl near Copon
liaguu. Thu endet ship aunk und car
rled '12 enduta with hor.
Prenldont Will 8oo Thai Oourloiy It
Oliown aiilnoio Exornpt Olanet.
Wanhliiglon, .limit !7. Ily direction
of Prcalilimt lloonuvolt iictlon ban been
taken by tint niluilulNtratlou which not
only fni'llltiitM tint landing In thin
country of ('IiIihhii of thu exempt cliwn,
but will uIho iillinlnatii from tlm Imiiil
grntlon buremt nucli mlmlnlntriitlvo
fenturen iim bnvn heon thu Hiibjecl of
critlulnui by CIiIiiuho. It In tlio do
el a red Intention of tint prenlilent to huu
that Chlneni) ineruliantn. travohirn. ntii.
iloutn nml otlnirn of thu itxuinpt ciunnen
nluill liuvo tliu Kitmu rourteny nhowu
tliuui by ollleitrn of tlio Immigration bu
reau nn in accorded to cltlr.enn of thu
moat favored nation.
Iti'priiHiiiitatlonn bnvu been nmdo to
thu prenlilent that In view of nllegitd
harnh trentincnt nccordixl to many
Clilncno niuklug n landing In thu
United Hlnlen, tliu commercial guilds of
t'lilnn liuvo dotormlnod to Inntitutu n
boycott on American innnufncturiirn.
Tlio reprenentntlonn, backed by tlio au
thority of thu American Anlatlc noclety
and commercial IkmIIch throughout thu
country, Induced thu prenlilent to maku
an Inveatlgatlou of thu situation with n
vlow to remtxlylng thu ovlln complained
of, If they wuru found to nxlnt. Thu
subject wan illrcnaneil thoroughly with
Hccrelary .Me tea II, of tliu ilepartmunt of
I'ouuuurco mid Ijibor, who bun super
vision of thu Immigration bureau.
Ah thu renult of thu Inquiry order
haveb en u binned to the diplomatic and
couiular represuutatlvM of thu Unltud
Htatt-n In ( blua by thu prenlilent him-
nnlf Hint they miint look (donely to thu
performance of their ilutli- under thu
exclusion law mid sou to It that mom
bora of tlio exempt clam-n coming to
thin country uru provided with proper
certlllcatcn. Thenu curtlflcaten will ho
ncruptcd at any port of thu United
Htnten nud will gunrnnteu thu hearer
against any harnh or discourteous treat
DIQ FIRE AT NASHVILLE.
Department Store Is Destroyed,
Nanhvlllu, Tenn., June 27. Flru in
thu retail shopping district caused
damage eatlinntiMl nt between f 600,000
and 1000,000. Thu flames wuru located
In thu Palace, n big department ntoru
on the southwest corner of Fifth avenuo
and Union street. Thu flru spread rap
tdly and when It wan at last under con
trnl tba following damago had beon
Thu Palace, occupied by Morris
Ilro.., wholesale and retail millinery,
nud Jacobus Jlron., owned by Norman
Klrkmaii, burned, Thu Manlx, nix
story building, occupied by Nanhvlllu
Dry Goods company, owned by Noiman
Two three-story buildings being fit
till up fur Kress A Co., owned by
llrowiiu helm; wrecked by falling walls
Others who sustained losses are:
Wright Ilro,, decoratora; Cash Gro
cery store, K, W. Turner, Cumberland
Making Powder company; Alfred Hteam
DATE IS PROPOSED.
Peace Meeting Will Take Place
fit. Petersburg, June 27. Negotia
tlonn for thu pence couferencu have
taken an Iuiortant step fowurd, and a
proKHal for thu date of thu meeting of
tlio tilenlixitentlsrlen nt Washington
ban In-en submitted to ltusnia and la
now under consideration. Thu rxnet
dntu proH)S(xl has not bevn nscertnlmtl,
but theru Is reason to supposu that It
is romu tlmu during thu first week or
ten days of August, which is nlxmt the
istrllest period nt which thu Jnpanesu
representatives could bu expected to
reach Washington, allowing reasonable
time for tliu ncccptnncu of tliu proposal
mid the Intetcbangu of thu nominations
Thu emperor's answer is not expected
for it ilay or two, as thu diplomatic
milts of Russia grind slowly, and the
foreign olHco, ns ouo of tlio secretaries
put it, "Is not used to hustling Ameri
can methods," but it is thought that
thu dato will Im satisfactory, na it will
give nmplu tlmu, for Nulldoff, thu Hits
nlnu ambassador at Paris, or other
KuhhIoii negotiators to reach Washing
ton, and theru will bu little prelimi
nary work for them tu do.
Valuable Furs from Alaska.
Bcnttlu, Juno 27. Gnrrott Hunch,
pioneer in thu fur Undo of thu I,ovor
Yukon, in hero with 125,000 worth of
skliiH bo has brought out from Alaska.
Hunch went to Nulato on a prospecting
tour In 1807, but went into thu fur
trade Instead. Ho built his cabin from
wliipsawed lumber mado by himself on
thu present alto of Nulato mid waited
for thu Indians to visit him. Ills pros
pector's supplies were traded for tho
first fur stock and thu fur trndo grow
slowly until ho now practically con
trola it. Nulato Is nu Important post.
Dlame the British Newspapers.
Torlln. Juno 27. Chancellor Yon
liulow received M. lllhourd, tlio French
iimbaHeudor, today, Thu newspapers
cautinuu to discuss thu aitutalon be
tween Franco nml Gormany with heat.
Tho North German Giuetto declarea
that "In Promlor ltouvlora noto tho
republic ndoptH no decideil stand to
wa.nl n conferunco," An nttompt is bo
iug nmdo to shift tho responsibility for
tliu recent war pnuio to articles in tho
Russian Vessels are Ralsod,
Homo. Juno 27. A Port Arthur dla
patch, received from nn Italian ongln
uer who is ungagod in raising tlio Hub
slim ships sunk in tho harbor thoro.i
aya tlmt tnrco ironcmus nnvo oeeu
BLOW TO MITCHELL
Holjerlson Tells VIvIiI Story at
Land Fraud Trial,
WAS ASKED TO COMMIT PERJURY
Senator's Formor Secretary Tells the
Court He Was Afraid to Face
Tanner After Decision.
Portland, Juno 27. -Harry C. Rob
ertson, former private secretary to
Hunator Mitchell, has told bin story.
Tho scene In thu United fitntea court
room yesterday morning when Robert
sou took tho stand wan dramatic. Not
a word told by tho witness missed tho
ears of tho defendant and tho auditors
present. Judgo Tanner's testimony
was a blow to fienator Mitchell. Tho
testimony of Robertson wan oven hoar
lur, for In many details It corroborates
what Judgo Tanner has already told
tlio Jury. Tliu witness declared with
out reservation that ho bad been asked
to commit perjury so that fienator
Mitchell and Judgu Tanner might ovadu
tlm necessity of appearing In court.
Ho told of tho stormy Interview with
thu defendant when tho latter found
that hu would not bo a tool and of his
own fear of meeting Judgo Tanner on
bin return to Portland from Washing
ton becausu he thought that bo would
bo too weak to resist Judge Tanner's
attempts to got him to commit perjury.
Tho witness stated that ho delayed bis
visit to tho senator's law partnor for
this reason It was this delay that re
sulted in placing in tho hands of tho
government that particularly damaging
"burn this letter" document ol Hena
tor Mitchell, n letter which was given
to Itobertaon by Max Pracht to deliver
DISAGREES WITH BOARD.
Chief Engineer of Panama Canal Is
Forced to Resign.
Now York, June 27. John F. Wal
lace, chief engineer for tho Panama
Canal commission, has resigned his po
sition under pressure from President
Roosevelt nud Heciotnry of War Toft.
This statement was mado hero today
by Theodore P. Hhonts, chairman of
Mr. fihonts declared that bo was not
at liberty to talk, and that tho an
nouueemeut would bavo to come from
President Roosevelt direct. Ho de
clared also that tho forced retirement
of thu chief engineer would in no way
affect liln (Mr. Hhonts') osition with
the canal Ifonrd, nor would it leAil to a
rcorKaultatlon of thu board. On the
other band, tho rumor is ttrong that
theru will bu n reorganization of the
board at an early dato.
Thu resignation of Mr. Wallace camo
aftur suveral stormy sessions of thu
canal board, nud alter suveral confer
ences between tho president, tho chief
engineer and Mr. filiontn. Disagree
ment was entirely over tho policy to bo
pursued In tho construction of tho
canal. It wan found after Mr. Wallace
loft for Panama that theru was n seri
ous difference between his ideas and
those of President Roosevelt and Chair
man fihonts of the commission.
ANXIOUS TO FIQHT.
Llnlevltch Appears to Regret tl.at End
of War Is Near.
Gunsliu Pans, Juno 27. -Many dis
patches reaching hero through tho ofli
cial paKr, which is edited for the
army, make tho conditions under
which tho proposed peace Is to bo
reached very indifferently understood.
In consequence of events at Washing
ton a military Initiative for an armis
tice has been expected, but although
Generals I.iniovitch and Kuropatkin
uxiiress tho conviction that Ruesln is
drifting toward peace, no action look
ing to an armistice has yet been tnken.
On tho contrary thu coinmnndoni ap
pear to regret that at tho time when
tlio army ban reached ita maximum
strength It is likoly to bo deprived of
Big Gun is Too bxpenilve.
Now York, Juno 27. Tho onlnanco
experts of tho United State army nru
said to bnvu practically decided that
thu 10-inch gun, from which so much
wns expected, is not practicable ma
weapon, and a decision of tho Wnr do
partment to abnndon tho typo is antici
pated. Only one of these guns has
been mado ho far, and that ono is now
at Sandy I look. Tho experiments,
whllo allowing that thu guns could do
wliat wan expected in ono way, havo
nevertheless convinced tho exports that
as n weapon it is too costly.
Russia Apologizes to England.
London, Juno 27. Questioned In the
house of commons today regarding tho
destruction of llrltlnb vessels by Rus
sian auxiliary crulsera, Premier Hal-
four said ho was glad to bo ablo to in
form tho Iioubu that thu Hrltish govern
ment bad boon assured that tho Rus
sian government disapproved of tho ac
tions of tholr cnilBera nud that onlura
bad beou transmitted to tho Dnieper at
Jibuti), rendering quite impossible any
repetition of tint acta,
Puro Wntc for Isthmus.
Panama, Juno 27. Tho system of
nqueductH which will glvo tho Isthmus
n supply of puro water wna inaugurated
today. It will bo otuclaUyJhuugiuatixl
on tho Fourth of July, when thero will
bo great rejoicing all over Panama.
A FAIR WITNESS.
Judge Tnnnor Hides No Fact Favor
Ing Senator Mitchell.
Portland, Juno 25, (Senator Mitchell
had his day In thu trial beforo Judgo
Do Haven yesterday. Tho cross-examination
of oX'Judgu A. H. Tanner, who
was turned over to tho defense Into
Friday afternoon, was taken In hand
by Judgu Itennett. During thu ?
hours be was bombarded by questions
from tho attorney several Admissions
favorable to tho senator wcro brought
to thu attention of thu Jury, causing a
gleam of satisfaction in tho aged sen
r tor's eyes. Thero wcro those present
who had anticipated a rough journey
for ox-Judgu Tanner, but they wore
doomed to disappointment, Judgu
Hurnutt handled tho former business
partner of bin client with a velvety
tongue, and only once or twico was
cauitlc with tho witness. When ex
Judgu Tanner finished his redirect ex
amination ex-Senator Thurston moved
to havo his testimony stricken out.
This wai denied.
Kx-Judgo Tanner passed through tho
ordeal bettor than his friends antici
pated. Hu was little short of a perfect
witness, apparently holding nothing
back. His testimony favorable to thu
defendant was given in tl e same dis
tinct and 0flitlve manner as that given
by him under direct examination.
(Several times Judgo Hennctt sought to
lead tho witness, and onco or twico tho
attorney for tho dofenno mado his own
ingenious Interpretation of somo of tlm
answers given under the questioning of
Mr. Hcnoy. hach timo ex-Judgo Tan
ner corrected his interrogator, and,
once or twice, when Judge Dennett be
came ovcrpcrslstcnt, tho witness be-
camo curt in his denials of having an
awcreil questions In the manner put to
him by the attorney for the defense.
Mr. Hcney announced that hu would
rest bis case on Monday. Kx-Senator
Thurston stated after tho court was ad
journed that he exjected that the de
fense would Imj through by Tuesday
evening. Whllo nothing has been said
by counsel for tho defense, it is almost
assured that Senator Mitchell will take
tho witness stand in bis own behalf.
FRANCE HAS WAR FEVER.
Despite Minister's Denials, People Ex
pect to Fight Germany.
Paris, June 20. For the first time
since tho Fashoda incident the French
public is in the throes of tho war fever.
Whether it will result in anything seri
ous defends on Germany's response to
tho French note on Morocco, but with
out considering tho exact status of thu
diplomatic negotiations a considerable
element of tho public and press seri
ously dircues the possibilities of a re
sort to arms. Army circles are partic
ularly active, and nt the military clubs
tho ofllceis nru mainly engaged in mak
ing comparisons of tho forces of France
and Germany. While the financial
leaders scout tho idea of war, tho spec
ulative clement has been quick to seize
tho opportunity to raid French rentes,
which showed a fall of 1 franc and 8
centimes within a week. Tho otllcial
view Is that tho situation, while deli
cate, does not present any aspect of
danger or a crisis involving a rupture
of relations. This is tho government
view, and naturally presents tho most
favorable aspect of the controversy.
However, tho ambassadors of tho lead
ing powers express impartial opinions
fitly sustaining tho view of tho govern
ment. It is pointed out in diplomatic quar
ters that the worst aspect of the Mo
roccan question docs not present a
casus belli. An nnalysis of tho contro
versy shows that tho sultan of Morocco
invited tho powers to a conference.
Germany urges tho powers, including
Franco, to accept. Premier Rouvier's
latest noto shows tho willingness of
Franco to consider a conference, if Ger
many explains her purposes, but, even
should France dcclino to accept these,
refusal of thu invitation does not con
stituto a cntiHco for war.
Bubonic Plague on Isthmus.
Panama, Junu 20. A fatal enso of
bubonic plague occurred at La Boca
yesterday. Tho constant arrival of
steamers from In feet iV. South American
ports, which aro received at La Boca
without any extra precautions being
taken, must be n source of contagion.
Tho man had been working on board
tho Hrltish steamer Chile, which the
authorities of Guayaquil would not al
low to cntor that iort. Tho compan
ions of tho deceased laborer havo been
isolated. Rats tnken from tbo steamer
Chili ore being examined.
Iowa Farmers May Lose Land,
Sioux City, la., June 20. Proceed
ings which may throw open to settle
ment $1,000,000 worth of Iowa's rich
est land bavo been started in O'Brien
county by tho government. Of the
:22,000 acres in Iowa, included in the
old land grant to tho Sioux City k St.
Paul railroad, about 12,000 acres are
still in tho hands of those who pur
chased from tho railroad. Theeo farm
era bavo been in possession of tho land
for tho last 15 or 20 years,
Throw Out the Miners,
Lftwton, Okla., Juno 20. Tho Iutor
ior department- has instructed tho cub-
todiana of tho government- forest ro
Befyex In Southwest Oklahoma to pro
voit further trespassing of minors and
mlnorjl prospectors on these lands and
to ojcetthoso now conducting mining
operations there. This will affect yiln-
uig imvicsva in mu ivu;iiiui uiuuuuiius.
AFTER THE STORM.
EL!""" ', '-'IHilllBUHiW
The Russian Peasant's Vision
Conquest e Great
No achievement of bis administra
tion stves President Roosevelt more
thorough satisfaction thsn what Is
termed "Tbo Reclamation Law." He
esteems It one of the wisest and most
beneficial pieces of legislation of recent
years nud Is confident that It will pro
mote the public welfare quite as much
as the Morrill act, which dedicated a
great part of the public lands to the
education of Uie people, or the Home
stead Law, which did more tbnn any
other measure to build up the great
West. The Reclamation Law la In
tended, without expeiKu to the tax pay
ers, to make the arid regions of the
West capable of cultivation. It npplles
thu proceeds from the sale of public
lauds to the construction of Irrigation
systems niul reservoirs to supply them;
which are to be sold at cost price on
ten years time to the people who en
Joy the beneflts created by them. Tho
money thus refunded Is to bo used
ngnln and again and still again. In ex
tending the Irrigation system, until ev
ery acre of the arid regions Is watered
and fit for humau habitation.
Tlio reclamation fund lias grown
very rapidly; much more rapidly than
any advocate of the law expected. Dur
ing the first year about four million
dollars was turned Into the treasury.
On tho 30th of June, 11XM, It amounted
to $11,270,280.87 nud by the end of the
current fiscal year It will reach. If It
does not exceed, fifteen millions.
Surveys have been completed for
thirteen great Irrigation projects In as
many different States, contemplating
the reclamation of 1,131.000 acres of
desert land nt a cost of $31,393,000, or
nn average of $27.20 per acre. The
land thus Improved will bo sold to the
public at that price In ten aunual In
stallments mid thus the entire amount
of money expended will be refunded
to tho government.
Tho President Is also greatly grati
fied nt the rapid progress that Is being
made by tho Irrigation bureau. Six of
tbo projects In tho nbove lint have been
begun; contracts have been let, nnd
thousands of Inhorers aro already em
ployed In Arizona, Colorado. Idaho,
Nebraska, Nevada and New Mexico.
The other propositions will be under
taken as rapidly ns possible.
In Nevada work commenced as ear
ly ns September, 1003, In building n
dnm lu Truckee River to take tho
Hood waters from tho mountains and
tho overflow of Luke Taboo nnd dump
them Into Caraou Hlver. Another dam
wilt bo built In Carson River to store
these waters until they are needed In
the dry season, when they will be dis
tributed by means of canals and ditch
es over an aren of about 100,000 acres,
mostly desert laud belonging to tho
government. Tho cost of tills Improve
ment will be $2,000,000, or $20 nn acre,
and the land Improved Is now subject
to homestead entry In tracts of forty,
eighty, 120 or 1C0 acres, according to
Tho law allows enough land to each
settler to support a family. No cash
payments are required; no commuta
tions, but tho settler must actually
live on It nnd cultlvnto It for Ave years
nnd pay $2.00 nn ncro each year for
ten years, when ho will receive a tltfo
to the laud and own tho water rights
without additional payments. Prlvnto
land which receives tho benefit of tho
water must pay at tho snme rate
$2,00 per ncro for ten years. After ten
paymonts tho owner of tlio lnnd will
havo tho water rights freo of cost for
all otornlty. Tho lnnd Is good for nl
fnlfn, sugar beets, potatoes and nil tho
root crop nnd fruits of the temporato
tono. It la only twelvo hours from
San Francisco by rail, fifty miles from
of the future. Cincinnati Past.
the capital of Nevada, and Is sur
rounded by mining settlements In ev
Part of the land reclaimed will bo
Uie old Forty-Mllo Desert, or Carson'
Sink, which was a horror of early eral
grantii the worst spot on tho over
land trail; and was lined the entire dis
tance with the bones of men and ani
mals. Thousand of poor creatures
died there from thirst and exhaustion.
Farmers who plow there now turn up
in almost every furrow gun barrels
which were driven Into the earth to
mark graves nnd have since been
burled deep lu the drifting sands. As
nn Illustration of the perversity of
nature, the engineers who hare been
laying out the proposed Irrigation sys
tem have found an abundance of cold,
puro water n few feet below the sur
faco wherever they have made bor
ings. All of tbtx desert will be re
deemed and when the present proposi
tion Is finished the works will lie ex
tended to the Humboldt and Walker
Rivers, which will bring several hun
dred thousand acres more under Irri
gation and make a paradise of what Is
now the most desolate spot In Nevada.
These rivers carry plenty of water
from tho mountains, but It disappears
as soon as It reaches the sand. The
engineers propose to catch It beforo It
reaches the "sinks" and store It In
reservoirs, to be tapped when needed.
William E. Curtis.
HIS BREAD RETURNED.
Small Lon Made Tears Aro Brine
Hack a Lame Fortun.
The Biblical parablo of casting your
bread upon the waters has turned out
dramatically true In the case of Per-
clral F. Nagle, of
New York. For
many years Mr.
Nagle has been ono
of tho plcturesquo
figures In tho me
ly ho Is one of tho
largest men in tho
city and his gener
osity, In the days
when ho could nf-
i'i:ntivAL v maolk ford to bo gener
ous, was unbounded. At oue time lio
was champion oarsman of New York
and then he drifted Into the poolroom
business. Under Mayor Van Wyck ho
served as street cleaning commission
er. Since leaving this position he haa
gono down financially nnd up to n few
days ago did not know tlmt be wna
worth mora than n few thousnnd dol
lars nt tho most. But unknown to
himself he was wealthy.
In the old days of his prosperity ho
once loaned a friend $1,000. Tho
friend wanted to give htm security,
but Naglo refused. Nevertheless tho
friend had secretly transferred somo
unimproved property In the annexed
district and tt slnco lay In Nagle's
name, without tho tatter's knowledge.
A short time ago two meu called upon
Nagle and asked him to put a prtco
upon his property in tho Bronx. Nagln
denied he owued property there, but
at onco made an Investigation, Ho was
surprised to And that he was tho own
er of 44 lots, valued nt between $200,
000 and $250,000 the same his friend
had placed to bis credit for tho $1,000
loan. It was n case of putting a
crumb on tho waters and getting back
a whole loaf.
Speaking from Experience.
"Who Is tho chap over there who ns
serta that tho rich aro getting poorer
and the poor richer!"
"That's old Spuds; two of his daugh
tors havo Just married foreign noble
"A Van. la ft Uladder,"
Cholly Notwlt If you refuse me.
Miss Dolly, I shall bah Jovel I shall
put a bullot In my head.
Dolly Uotshot (absently) How U
will rottlo around ln'there. Cleveland