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• >». '.X 16. 3>&V$£ .'V:;/./J. FAIRPORTSlC :RSDAT r ~APRTi; 16, 1903. ^m: *,~— Startling Dlscbvery Made by An '-'iV Australian. i V ; Vplcahoescan easily be extinguished, - : says;;the^ew -York. Herald.»'; A New \ *< Zealand\•maa->.claims (and • there-^re^ ; : $ ;mariy; who; agree with . him) to have, _^^,>^ discovered la liquid bymeans-of-whicH' ; ; ;.. ':-!.:\»/ -:j- • ^Icaho^may be^extinguished* quickly' ;i^y^i^h^th^ ' •' r -^J\-^ Many .-diseases of the ; humajdVbody^ % ^; -V--\> Dyspepsia,: Rheumatism, Kidney:-bls^ •'£i}H?-v'- orders, 'Female; Diseases i.'ahd. ihmhy' U '-.vi;:''- .others all begin 'with a /slight! rumble )Vi« : ~ of pain and distress, and if; not .treated _.;;.•..;!. in, time will._ burst forth.\.in-l\alli-.theirs ^iiii^^^ury, p causing - all who ^arelso^afilictedA themostintense suffering; and making- life a Complete burdeb//^\?t; ' v;J ^ 'v ' \i •'::•\ That -a; that jviUL^ : has ilb'eeu > discovered *T*f> m) MV-Jv P^tma8te^V> Qeneral Payne THE INVESTIGATION TO CONTINUE. Herid of .Department Snya Pontofllce * .^CharRep.iWHl- Be Thoroughly '-'' $x^i~yPr^ed^JuHtlce v to :.Allr.--iiiii: v-'-^V^./XlC*-- 'Concerned. . eruptions. of..'disease.' ^whether \active'pr ttireatenjingi\is^not^ohly^ic'ertaih but a • nAte^alVfact.;^fev^^;\;;^^^^''\'v' ; ^ : DR. DAVID KENNEDY*S FAVORS ITE THE ,WPNDERF : UL CURATIVE powers; of -thia. famous remedy have cut a new path! through; the. field of .medi- cine, sweeping; -with -it a -~ startling •record. of tremendous success^ v^—^^;Vt ~\ Druggistifsell it in NowlllFCBnt SIzo and the regular fl'.OO sizebottles, /• Samfhbottle, enough for.trials-freeby mail. Dr. David Kennedy Corporation, Rondout.N. Y. - Dr.'-Datld Kennedj'8 Magic Eye Salire for all Ilseascs'or Inflammations of the Eye. 25c.~<\ ^^-Februa%^- : -infonnatioir-~and--reportE reached me which I deemed it for the -public interest to' investigate, and I perspnally gathered such information tmd-fuctH as would enable the proper oflicers of the department to undertake a thorough investigation as to the truth or falsity of these reports. I di- rected Fourth Assistant Postmaster General—BristowHto—take the. properT -^jjOjBBmami X. M. SHERBURNE *- • t?\ Mrs. Sherburne will asslBt in all cases in the care of ladles and children; --.--- #^. Bown Block, «:> - FAIRPORT, \'\.'\ -•\* '•-•• J-. Telephone No. .36-2. N. Y . ^-; 3. PAYM),. , ' \Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist. Treats all diseases of Domesticated Animals. . Calls promptly attended to day or night. Office In Hawkins OBlock, Fairport, N. Y. Barn near Bown's Carriage Works. Phone, 38-3. •'''-,' jjv=-'ari BRpwNj Funeral Director and licensed balmer. Em-- Lady assistant when requested. •Phone 2r-\3. FAIRPORT, N. T. sapg^s^EKEaK- Single, and Double Rigs at Reasonable '•\ u— '—— • PrleeBFr—rr-^—: •• • •••-••• . Barns on Perin Street. Telephone Ifo. 7.\ FAIRPORT, N. Y. \ontiainUatioiia. ma\de\ahd\lie .W&B ln- Structed to proceed promptly and \with ^gol'\QtiHfig=^y-a1j^ & HUDSON RIVER R. R. THE FOURTTRACK TRUNK LINE. In effect. November 23,1902. TRAINS GOING EAST. 7:6l A.M.—Day Express, arrives Syracuse, 9:15 a. m., New York, 7:00 p. m. . 8:23 A.M.—Accommodation* arrives Syra- cuse, 10:35 a. m., New York,.6:00 p. m. *1J.:04 A M.—Accommodation, . arrives Syra- cuse, 1:05 p. m.,'New York; 10:00 p. m. *1J8:39 P.-Ji.—Accommodation, arrives Syra- -,.•: cuse,'2:50 p.n>. . . i{ . 59:64 P.M.—Accommodation, arrives Syra- cuse, 5:15 p. m. \ 5:39 P.M.—Accommodation, arrives Syra- '•-cuse, 8:00 p. m. , *8:17 P.M.—Accommodation, arrives- Syra- cuse,' 10:25 p. m., New York, 7:00 a. nu *11:34 P.M.—Accommodation, arrives Lyons, 12:25a.m. ' ' TRAINS GOING TTEST. .. ; --„ ---7:46 A.M.—AccommodatIon,-arrives-Roohea ter,-8:10a7Tn; ^-^8iB9xA^^-AcoommodaHonrarrives-4lophe^---Po9tuiOfiter~Oeiieral—Payne—did—not- \ \ : •— ' r ^£%u^^^^y} 9sW: ^^^'^^ the department until 4 o'clock' yesterday afternoon •18:31 P.M.—Accommodation arrives Roches -ter, 12:55 p. m., Buffalo, 3:20 p. to., Nlag- - ara Falls, 4:13 p.-m. \. 4:38 P.M.—Accommodation, arrives Roches- ter, 6:02 p. m., Buffalo, 7:10 p. m., Niag- ara Palls, 8:07 p. m,\ • ; • ^ - 5:45 P.M.—Despatch accommodation, arrives Rochester,'6:05p. m. \ \.. : ;/ : : \. -. : •7:63 p.M.-r-Accommodatlon, arrives Roches- ter, 8:20 p. m.i Buffalo, 11:00 p. -in., Nl- . a gar A Falls, 11:48 p. m. ; ' 10:49 P.M.—Day Express, arrives Rochester, . 11:10 p.\ m., Buffalo, 1:16 a. m.' • - Trains;marked with an *run dallyr Other tralns'daily except Sunday. •'.•\. -, \ • Agents or Wescott Express- company arc on ... All through trains t o check baggage and engage • cab or carriage, \etc.. : . % '•: ;' . • - For additional information, time tables', etc, »pply to station agent, or to.-; -, GXORQE H. DANiEtg, General Passenger Agt, N. Y. O. &. H. R. RR-^New York city. H. PAniiT, General Agent, Buffalo, N. Y. A. H. SMITH, GeneralSuperintendent. : . WE^TSHOB^R.R. .-.;,_: - in effcot November 23; 1902. ui'.Hi* .:;;' TRAINS'GOING EAST. *8:C5 A. M.—Local Express. .-*.\; v - •0:3B p. M.—Nevrark Local. -,'..'• > /-.; >• TRAINS GOING WEST. •0:47 A} M—Buffalo Local, ,; ' ' '9; 0 2 A. M.—Express. - * /'' v \. •4:03 p.MJ-^BuffalOLocal. • .-.• - , Trains marked with an * run dally. .., .. \ Agents of Wescott express company are on all through trains to engage cabs, carriages, etc _0. E. LAMPERT, General Passenger Agent, West Shore RR., New York city.. i H. PAmtT, General Agent, Buffalo, N. Y.;' m. \ : ] GoiRo WEST, CL038.-6:85, 8M0, ll:00,a. 4:15and7:20p. m^ |. ->••-'- ; J & 0IK .S EAST L GM>8B.-M»:S5 and 9;65, a. m.; 8:80, «S:00 and 7:20 p.m. ; , V . .: .- v ARnryB rnou THB WEST.—&69 and-10:20, a. m.: 2:61 and5;29p. ni. ;* i.Am^inrROM THB EAST.-<:03, 8:69 <a. m.; 11|25 a.-m. and 4:88 p. in.; r j. . Egypt mall arrives 9:00j departs 10:00 b. m: '; --Sunday mall closes 4:15 p. m„ west, and 5;00 ; p.m.,east. • -vv.* .^ - ••;-:•'/:> '• - •.- . v-; -;. : Sunday malls ajrrlvofl:(B a. id.; 5:09 and 5:29 p. m. ?;« j/;v--A^r.; .<?,' v ^-„.-*.:> .:•;:>> -..••.-'•',-- '>-••- < r Offlfioopeti 4rt«:8da.in.; closes at 8:00 p. tn. - OfficeopensSunday fronv 12:00 M> 1:30p.in., - and6:80to6;80p.m;*V,v * v;.--; v --'..•:• r- >• *.*;&• ; - WASlTlKGTON~Ap?il 14.-Postnia8- ter< Genei'al Payne has given out a BtateriientJii which he announces that theviriveatigation of the affairs of the* ppstpflice department Avill be continued and^that any parties-found-guilty of .wrongdoing; will be dealt 'wltli !'8iim ? m^riiy.. The statement is as follows: \During the months of January and $1.0Q per year,in Ad\^hctt| POSTMASTER GENERAL PAYNE. steps to investigate^ the necessary in- quiry,, using for that purpose the post- office inspector's division and such oth- p^ethodfl^^woum-th6mug^ly^s<^^ ^llnT^^er^a^tr^ tain\ the truth ipr falsity of the 'charges return I'have .not seen General Bris- tow, so that I am hot advisea of the progress made.. \The investigation will continue, and if any wrongdoing is disclosed the paJdles_gxiilty_of-sucli-wrongdqing^-wilU be summarily dealt with. If the sys- tem or method of doing business in the department is faulty*, the proper reme- dies will be applied without..fear or favor. I inaugurated the'investigation with the determination that it should be exhaustive. It is proper for me to add that\ I laid before the president the- information which I had in my ppssessio'n and that he fully approved of the action proposed by me.\' The whole administration of the postotfiee department is made subject to the investigation under Postmaster General Paj'ne's directions, and-every charge will be probed thoroughly and the Inquiry made as thoroughly as the department's most expert Inspectors can make it • • At the same time Sir. Payne's pur- pose is to git-e fair and just treatment to all concerned arid riot to act arbi-' ttmiynpra-wiiirmduw^ hulK.- unerskeieton was^evidentlyifliat of an officeivfor he had.a.sword by his side. '...'• \\/••\.. There are fifteen shell holes in the hull of the Reina Cristina, one made by. an 8 Inch arid the.-.others sum 11. -The-nrain—Injection\ va Ive~ls\ A score of news paper men were awaiting him with queries concerning the postollice inves- tigation, but he'-parried 0,11-questions with' remarks on hie trip to the West Indies, fie expressed particular grati- fication at what he had observed of postal conditions in Cuba and said his observations in Cuba and POrto Rico wpuld be helpful to him In administer- ingthe^postal service. -..-, '^ChlncMe Ilcformw Blocked. PEKING,'. April W.-r-The. dowager empress v has' issued an!edict repealing the comprehensive stamp taxation scheme which Yuan Shi-If al, governor of {he province of Chill, was about to inaugurate throughout: this province. The edict assigns the poverty ; of the people as the reason for the repeal of thp scheme, .but It |s believed Yuan Shi Kal'si encihles pix>cured it for the pur- pose of crippling his proposed refonus. .One ,ot .-the-contelhplated effects bf the proposed plan would have been to se-' cure holiest returns to taxes cbllectcd and; to deprive\'minor officials of large perquisites^ '•vdr^/S' .v: .'.. --.. V ' J ^ ?»v«**lflratinff'MinInw Oatrnece*. '' .,B.AKER'CITY. Ore.i iApril 14.-Uh- dor Instructiphs from Attorney General %Q&\&nL&r.d li'all has; ; beb'njA^Ye«lgatlng?.th6 out- rogo committed. npoif n number of Chi- nese miners (at,Monnoti:Basin 'Inst summer -by whlte'mem 1 , The Chinese wore beaten ahd ; robbed hrndiiielrlcnb* Ins burned.; Itlai uri^eratbpdlthniithe Chinese- madc^ n rtlemnnd ^upon ; the United States' governnient t pic: $100,000 indemnity. / It is 8,ald thnt the Chinese nlleger'they ; ~%e'i*A--robbe4^'of^^5 J (^ worth of gpid '^t^^^i^^pjl:-^: v; MRS, ; GARRET A. HOBART. ~ Muclr.speculation has been caused hy the rumored engagement of Senator Frye of Maine and Mrs. Garret A. Hobart, widow of the lnte Vice President Hobart. Mrs. Hobart is jtt(st. In the prime of matronly beauty. She hna a for> tune of about $2,000,000 in her own rij:ht. Senator Frye has been n widower for many years. ' REINA CRISTINA FLOATE.Di ernor Huiit has ordered the insular po- '• '••.-': lice to take possession of Mayaguez Eighty SkeletonH Fonua in Hulk b« and supplant the municipal police at Spanish War Ship. noon April 15 for the greater security MANILA, April 14.^The war ship of the interests of good government. Reina Cristina, flagship of Admiral Extensive frauds in the expenditure of Montijo, which was set on fire and the Mayaguez $200,000 loan have^ been b fo ¥_ ny !^'Jj* 98 ' has been_floatpd -riiid LWnrkR Raez-waa-arri beached. The skeletons eighty__of her en of about d-Jn-tlie- -|ng-to-^bet-ween-$10,000-and-S20.000V TiTu mri; showing the ship was scuttled when Admiral Montijo abandoned her. The hull is in fair condition..; J Captain Albert R. Cpuden, command- ing the naval station at Cavite, took charge of the remains of the. Spanish sailors, expressing a desire to jrive them an American naval funeral. The -Spanish residents, \\however, are anx- ious to ship the skeletons to Spain, and it.is suggested that the United States transport Sumner convey them to Spain, by way of the Suez canal, in June. A wrecking company is endeavoring to raise all the sunken Spanish war ships. \ The Reiifa Cristina was one of the most powerful'war ships which Spain ha'd at Manila, her displacement being 3,090 tons. She was an iron cruiser, intended primarily for speedl„She car^. ried an armament of sly G.2 Inch guns, W'OJ.'.tiVch.gun^ 4 pound and six. 3 pound rapid lire guns, two machine, guns apd five tor- pedo tubes. She carried a crew of 370 men. uiyaguea. April 8, charged with frauds amount- T(T PROTECTvlUEOPE Proposition to Be Presented to-Agricultural Congress. AMERICAN COMPETITION IS FEARED.. Irfnder of German Reichstag Out- Hues IIIH Schemc-A ^Sykjem of Protective Tariff* Cohliluerea the Proper Hynjgdj%_ _ ROME, April 14.—Count von Schwer- in Loewita, a leading member of the reichstag and president of .the-German urgricultuml council, who has just ar- rived here, will present a proposition to the agricultural congress for a~Eu- ropean agricolo-commercial zollverein to. meet American competition. The count outlines his plan as follows: \My propositidu does not exactlj' contemplate a European zollverein, byt ineYely an understanding between the European f^untries to put tlipnisnlvps in a position to safeguard their agri- cultural interests through a combined system of protective tariffs. . I shall\ submit my proposition at today's ses- sion of the congress, and it will ex-* plain my idelis. \My scheme is based on the differ- ences in the natural conditions of pro- duction which will have to be leveled by protectionist duties. These differ- ences are considerably less between the European states, especially the cen- IrurslulesTthan between the European states and the over sea countries. The -unequal—competition—of— the- non-Eu— Topean prouuer is growing daily' ow- Ing to the diminution in the expenses of transportation from the non-Eu- ropean countries, especially America and the British colonies. \I understand that the economic su- periority of large industrial territories tends toward economic coalition; hence a coalition of the European countries is absolutely necessary. The efforts in this direction have failed ^hitherto because no government wiBhes to aban- don its independence in this field in favor of such a Union, and it is also difficult to agree on a common tariff.\ Count Schwerin Loewitz also Intends to submit a proposition with a view to preventing non-European goods landed in one country, from being ex- ported therefrom as originating from -the country in which they were first landed. Five Mining Bill* Panned. HARRlSBTUlfi. Pti. r April 14.- dlL the senate yesterdaj' five bills relating -to-the-coa l-mines-w^ere-nassf^l-ftnaily-^ STARTS-FOR ALGERIA. President Lonlict to Vlnit French Colonlen In Africa. PARIS, April 13.—President Louhet, accompanied by M. Fallieres, president of the senate; Foreign Minister Del- casse and'M...Pelletan, the minister of marine, ? left Paris lafet evening for Marseilles on his way to Algeria. The president was warmly cheered.as, ac- companied by the usual escort of cuirassiers, he drove across Paris froth theElysee palace to the Lyons railway station. Premier Combes and those .ministers. who do .hot, accompany the president were present at (lie station to bid him*farewell. The president will remain In Algeria until April'20, visiting hnfrortant points In the colony, both oh the coast and In t,he Interior. It is expected that dur-. lng his . stay a ; >meeting will be ar- ranged with the sultan of Morocco, the latter coming to some.point In Algeria hear the \Moroccan frontier .for that purpose. l5verywhere throughout the colony splendid- fetes are being or- ganized. In honorV pf President Louhet, this being the first time since Napoleon ,111. that-a,,ruler of France has visited ^Algeria.- '-/\. ; . ''..'..;•',\.- : -' : .-*; ; '•' : .-.--Oonrt Conrcncpt.nt Snn Jnan. SAN JUAN, Porto Rico, April l4.-r The federal court has ppened here. The hearing,- of • the so called smuggling .cascfiiiiu.whlchi Lieutenant Commander Q. \y t .'KlenlsE* V. S. N.,5and SOpervieor pfiElection8;'fie^ volved ; will hot be held this term. Gov- New Kent Trial Next Week. ROCHESTER, N. Y., April 14.-On account of the expression of opinions regarding the trial of Leland D. Kent, indicted for aiding Ethel Blanche Din- !Jle~to~cTmTiiTlnfuicide. on trie part of d juror, David W. Conkling, the CQiirt proceedings, under way for a week, hav^e been discontinued, a new panel of seventy-five jurymen having been ordered, and the trial will recommence next Monday. The MlrtHlMHippl SuliNidlnpr. NEW ORLEANS, Apri> 14.-The riv- er here has fallen one-tenth to 19.9 feet. Work'pn. the ilymelia crevasse has been resumed. If the present rate of decline continues at Hollybrook it is expected that within the next ten days or two. wee'ks water will practically Cease running through the break there. In that event planters will have ample time in which to sow their crops. .liOubet In MarnellleH. MARSEILLES, April 14.-The entire city was brilliantly illuminated last tnightrJnr; honor: of zPreslilentTiJoubetT Tlie-enthusiasuLshown bjvthe_populace. for-the president was unbounded. A Venetian fete and a sham naval battle .Were held in the old harbor*, the festiv- ities concluding with a display of fire- works. Ilcnvy rtninn In TennenMee, KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 14.—An unusually heavy rainfall has occurred here. The Tennessee river and lis trib- utaries are rising. Two houses were struck by lightning, and .Samuel Ogles- by, who was sleeping in his bed In_ one of the houses, was stricken to uncon- sciousness. , r Clevelnnd CnmeftlcV Gncnt., NEW YORK, April 14.-Coming here to attend the Rooker T. Washington mrtssr meeting on the negro question tonight/ ex-Presfdent Cleveland Is the guest of Andrew Carnegie at hla-FIfth avenue home. Mr.' Cleveland will re- turn to Princeton tomorrow. . ! '. Ilntn Spoiled Epric IlolllnR. . \WASHINGTON. April 14,-The.Eas- ter,'egg rolling in the White House grounds was a dismal failure because of rainy weather. The grounds were water soaked* and dripping rain from the trees made the Inclosure cheerless. About 100 children, with their parents, came down during the afternopn, but soon departed. 'The proposed Marine band concert on Hie grounds was'aban- doned. .;/•:-;' ; /r. '>.-.. \•'-\iv^o'...-* \ .-•'. •••/. - \ •\;.\•' ' • 8chooncr Snnk «pd Three Dro.Tvncd.^ -GAiVE'STON, Ti\V' April 14.^-Tlie Southern Pacific'steamer El Rlo-ran dowii. and sank 'the schoo'her Margaret AVaMttwCnty-eight miles cast \of '.Galr VCflton bar. Two children of Captain Mcit65vii of;the schooner and one man. Were tost- - >J tt-' v :- >: ' ^T r *2;* c hr^*'~?f^. They how'go 16 the governor. The bills Are as follows: Providing for a home for old, crippled and helpless mine workers and their wives, the same to be maintained jointly by the employees ment at any work of persons under twenly-one years of age in or about an- thracite coal mines more than eight hours a day; revising the mine inspec- tion law and providing for an addi- tional inspection district to be erented put of Dauphin county: amending the mining laws so as to make the ton of 2,240 pounds the basis from which to calculate the earnings of miners: re- quiring all mine foremen and their as- sistants to make daily examinations of all working places and traveling roads in the mines to see that the roof and sides are properly timbered and safe for men to work in. trees -prostrated and wires blown down. In Birmingham a smnll wind- storm wrecked many chimneys near Thirteenth street .and Avenue One, and a young woman named Miss Jernin- gnn was Injured by a falling' chimney. No fatalities are reported. CongrCHMmsiu Taylor Dead. WASHINGTON, April 14.-Former Congressman Aimer Taylor of Chi- cago is dead here, aged seventy-four years. He had been III- for several •W(jeks with a complication of diseases. Mr' Taylor was a native of Maine. Pre- vious to his election to congress luThnd been In active, business all his life as contractor, builder and merchant: He served several terms in congress from the First district of Illinois. Mr. Tay- lor served In the Fifty-first and Fifty- second congresses: , • Sell Given lllmHcU^-Vt^. \MANCHESTER N. ftTAprll 14.- Charles W. Sell, Who last Friday night attempted to kill his sweetheart; Miss Mabel S. French, and two male com- panions by shooting, walked Into the police sfntio'ri last night, handing his revolver to Captain Steele In the pres- ence of Chief of Police iiealey. Engineer, nnil Fireman Killed. CHARLOTTE, N.C., April i4.-The Southern, .railway's - south bound ftr?: mall,\ known as No. 07, was ditched near Lexington, N. O., by striking a rock on the track. The engineer and fireman are reported killed.-; > / . ; Mi PRESIDENT HUNTING LION3. &&&£ ITnuduRlIy Severe \Weather In.-Yel« ' lowntone Park. GARDINER, Mont., April 13.—Presi- dent Roosevelt has beep hunting mpuri.:;' tain lions\ tweiity-five miles from^ag»- ceys, on Slough.creek, and it is report^ ed that he killed one. &, •«» Tn \company with Major Pitcher, the acting superintendent \of the park, and' a guard of soldiers the president left Fort -Yellowstone -rThursday -morning; for Yanceys, fifteen miles east of Mam- moth^hot^^pringsp^whene^he^went^tC Slough creek. \' • \ . .. ^;: There are more elk and deer in that'v locality than in, any other portion; of •') the park, and where the big game is al- most numerous there are also to be :^; found the most -mountain- lions*r:;Thp^ president will get plenty of oppoVtuni-w^ tiqs to slioot a few wolves,\ as there. axeii'. many of those big gray fellows in ftiHt' f ^ mm KM, m iii w ] >£m •AS ' section. The president will shoot hp, animals protected by the rules of the: park, but lions, wolves and coyotes kill: deer and elk and may be shot without; IP violating the regulations. The president left Fort Yellowstone in excellent .'spirits. No members of the president's party accompanied him to Yanceys. The trip was not an especial- lydillicult one, as soldiers had broken\ a trail through to tho Yellowstone: From Yanceys the president probably will visit the lower falls, to which the' soldiers also have broken a trail. -/ The weather was fairly good when, the president left Fort' Yellowstone oh\* mm mm i-m m Thursday morning, but it turned bad. later. . It has been snowing heavily : -since,—and tliecold-is^scverer—Those\ who haxeJ)eejiiin_the_paEk_many sea- sons say that the weather Is worse, now than it ever was before, so far as white men know, at this time of year. Presideri t Roose vei t and \MajofPitch-\ er will return to Fort Yellowstone to- morrow if the former carries out his^ present phjns. He will leave there im- mediately on a tour of the park, and it Is his intention to go through to the lake. The new snows will make the trip more difficult than was antici-j pated. but it is understood that the president proposes to make it if he has to travel on skis most of the way. ' . J • \4^' Five Miners Killed. KANSAS CITY, Mo.. April 14:-A special from South McAlester, I. T., saj^s five men were killed and two se- verely burned by a gas explosion in Mine 77 of the Kansas and Texas <^Hi-'ewhpHTiy*\-Jt i t\Ciirbrmr\ft~T^~^tnr r ^*f cause of the explosion is uiiknown. Seventy-live -mcir~were' in .the miner - but^ all escaped injury, except the \I mi •km ••$'\: RGveil*Who\ Avere working in thecham- ber where the explosion occurred. Archie HooMevelt Una Meaalen. , WASHINGTON. April 14.—Owing to the fact that Master Archie Roosevelt and employers; prohibiting.^theeniploy^.__ lTrrTT _.t .—^ -*- -ir- •— .— i,-—^^^ r—T— : — :~ :~T, f — -~ •— L -'™^— / lias^he measles the usual gathering of cabinet children and other small friends at the White House yesterday > was omitted. Miss Alice Roosevelt- left here last night for Asheville, N- C, for a week's visit to Mr. and MrsT\ George Yanderbilt at Biltmore. She was accompanied by her aunt, Mrs. William S. fowles. LamlMlide Destroy* Ilrlck: Works. ITHACA, N. Y., April 14.—The Ne«^ field Brick works, owned by the Scran-' ton Brick company, four miles south of Ithaca, have been completely demol- ished'by a landslide of a big hill of clay from which the material for the manufacture of bricks was taken. The damage is estimated at $40,<XM). Hurricane In Alabama. BIRMINGHAM. Ala.. April 14.—A hurricane in the vicinity of Blocton wrecked a number of bouses and did considerable damage to farming prop- erty. The total 'damage is nbout*$15,- ^00^GoT^TffioF--and (lainsey^uffemT l for the safolv (Tfthc Orops wh i c ITha1i\ hou8^_being,partiall>^wra C k«Vmany^ r ^ r ^ rc - T ^ n ~ b RiiNftian proiiRht Broken. ODESSA, Russia. April 14.—General and copious fains have fallen in \south- ern Russia and.have removed the_fears- *•\. '.%! w m drought. ImmrKenfs Capture a Fortress. MADRID. April 14.—Dispatches from Melilla. Morocco, announce that the in- surgent Moors hnve captured the fort- ress of Frajana. A part of the garri- son escaped and took refuge in Melilla. m Sew Electrical Xovelty. Tlie game of sylphs is the most re- cently devised form of amusement; it is in reality electric battledore and, shuttlecock. The two players hold a wand each, these., wands having'' been electrified by- friction. Tfio shuttlecock is represented by a but- terfly made of collodion. The butter? fly is thrown into the.air, aim* ono or other player approaches the tip/ of his wand % to \the so-called sylplv;' the electrified watul repels the' but- terfl^v which skims away as tho wand draws near. In this way Hie but- terfly, is sent flying hither and thith- er without being touched. A very;, good game, \with the proper rules, la made front this idea* ' - ^ \••-' .'—•'-•~: :— ; ^r ••-'.-- ; >v ••'.-',''-. Whnt.TesIa l'romlncs. Locomotives.propelled by electricity drawn from the.air without cost; and , ^J ocean liners racing over the sea by the agency of the electric current drawn' inexpensively from the samo source* are. promised fo¥ the n'eW'fttf: ture by Tcsla.. It is to be done on tho : principle of wireless tclegraphyi 1 • t. i M ,; v--V»l m Tvrelvc Hour -Athletic -IJny. nAItRISRUHG, Pfl.V April 14..-The governor signed the bill prohibiting athletic exhibitions of longer duratidn than '\ 't\velVe'' : hours In ^eaeh calendar' ••.'*: •.\I T ' Gntllnff Farm Machinery.\ The ; lrtte Dr. Gat ling, who Insisied that his famous rapid*ltro gun\ \va9 Influential in : ^*uj>rtc^|ng,1f.-ii^in; : ii)r6*: ve n ti ng w h r,' >vas: a 1 so 'A n te res ted} In I rapfd'fire. agriciijlin'ral';machlnbry.' In his youth lie Invented.^driiis]foif sow* ink: cottonseed and ^ataV !: i?v J^HW^ iv, 1 * t« •i*.«-fc-^^it^ LUK^imm • itJ-i-U \*2* mm - <ym§ ,1^*9 ~£&Xk*i& Itii '•Wt 1

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