National Affairs: THE STATES

ARKANSAS: A grand jury is making an investigation and Governor McRae is submerged by protests because of the alleged maltreatment of mules in the oil fields. The mules, it is claimed, are worked twelve hours a day, seven days a week, and are often beaten to death in attempts to make them haul machinery through impassible roads.

CALIFORNIA: The first Chinaman ever to be impaneled on a jury in San Francisco was Frank H. Tape, 30, born and bred in America.

GEORGIA: In celebration of the Annual Peach Blossom festival, 25,000 people attended a barbecue...

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