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Comp-hnslv Rtvkw of th Important r!
peeing! of th Put Wetk In 4 ,
Governor Allen, of Porto Rico, may
Chief Surgeon Hall, of Northern
Luton, la dead. .
Jones, the valet, told how he killed
Rioting in Russia la no longer con
fined to student.1.
The Denver election resulted In a
republican victory. v
' Aguinaldo haa subscribed to the
oath of allegiance. ,
CHame Grlscom has effected a set
tlement with Turkey.
There have been 10 cases of plague
at San Francisco this year.
Agulnaldo's Inst proclamation baa
been received at Washington.
Oregon stone will be used In con'
structlon of Salem postoflice.
Willie Mccormick, a 10-year-old New
lork boy, has been kidnapped.
Tacoma republicans gnlued two
counetliuen" in the city election.
Carter Harrison was ve-elected may
or of Chicago by 23.25? plurality.
Prohibitionists were defeated In the
principal town elections in Kansas.
Boer agents prevent the sailing of
a mule transport from New Orleans.
J. P. Morgan denies that re is try
ing to purchase the Panama canal
It is rumored at Pao Ting Pu that
the Manchurian treaty has been
Rolla Wells, democrat, was elected
mayor of St. Louis by about 10,000
Oregon school fund loans have been
increased fSl.000 in the last three
Senator Rands will accept appoint
ment of Washington commissioner for
1905 exposition in Portland.
Heavy snow In Northwestern Kan
- sag has stopped railway traffic. Fuel
and provisions are running short
It Is probable that Lord Salisbury
will resign as prime minister of Eng
land sooner than expected. Mr. Pal
four Is mentioned as a successor.
The mayor of Havana resigned.
Salisbury Is said to be Improving.
There la no yellow fever in Havana.
Count Tolstoi was banished from
The business situation 'In Cuba la
3. P. Morgan wants to build the Pan
The army frauds at Manila are be
The foreign ministers are reforming
the tsung 11 yamun.
The public debt decreased $18,876,
595 In the past year.
Karpovirh, the Russian assassin,
will be sent to Siberia.
Titus, the musician, has been ap
pointed a West Point cadet.
Southern China viceroys protest
against the treaty with Russia.
Bids are being asked for supplies
for the naval station at Seattle.
The Southern Islands will have a
departmental system of government
A party of cavalrymen had a sharp
encounter with rebels In Cavlte prov
ince. Three hundred metal polishers in
San Francisco have struck for shorter
Russia threatens to sever relations
with China unless the Manchurian
treaty is signed. -
A gunboat will carry Minister
Loom Is from La Guayra to Porto Rico
on his way borne.
Botha and Dewet will join a gath
ering 'of 13,000 Boers for operations
against the British.
Ex-Representative Peters, of Kan
sas, may succeed H. C. Evans, aa
Senator Proctor says ' the Piatt
amendment Is satisfactory to the
leading residents of Cuba.
In order to escape the tariff on Im
ported material, the Sheffield steel
works will locate a plant in the United
The United States steel corooratlon
has absorbed the American bridge1
trust, and Rockefeller's Iron mine In
terests. As the result of an old quarrel, near
Chehalls, Wash., three men were shot
and seriously injured. One of them
Is not expected to recover.
The threatened revolution in Brazil
has been put down. The government
has sent communications to the Euro
pean and United States legations, say
ing the country is safe.
J. Plerpont Morgans' big steel trust
propos js to avoid labor troubles by
establishing a permanent board of ar
bitration. Ross Raymond, with many aliases,
a swindler notorious all over the
world, fleeced President Hadley, of
Yale, out of $200 and landed in prison
In New York.
St. Louis has secured the pavilion In
which President McKinley's second In
augural address was delivered, and It
is to be one of the novelties at the
world's fair In 1903.
There are 5000 well-selected books
In the library of the Missouri peni
tentiary. Experiment of the agricultural de
partment in the destruction of weeds
by means of chemicals are reported
as successful. .
The subtreaaurer at New York says
the business of making bogus 50-cent
pieces Is on the incrnase, tho same be
ing true of pennies.
Snow visited unusual places the past
winter. It fell In Mexico the first
time in 60 years, and In Madrid, where
it had not been seen for eight years.
In Jerusalem snow fell to the depth
of 12 Inches.
11,000,000 HOTEL FIRS.
"he Jefferson, at Richmond, Va,
Burned, But No Lives Lost
RICHMOND, Va., April 1. The Jet
frson hotel, this city, which was
erected and furnished by the late Louis
Olnter at a cunt of 11.000,000, waa de
rtroyed by fire. The magnificent
structure coveted half a block In the
ultra-fashionable part of the city, aud
was built of butt brick on a granite
The flame were discovered In the
upper part of the Main-street aide
shortly before midnight and In a short
time that part of the building waa a
rorlngumace The gueat who were
first driven out of the Main street
portion of the betel took refuge In the
lobby on the Franklln-atreet aide.
There waa much excitement, espe
cially among the women, many of
whom had retired for the night.
Many persons lost all their effects. "
No one perished In the flames. The
fire started In the linen room from a
defective flue. The Insurance la
about $050,000. All the surrounding
bousea are filled with property taken
from the "hotel. There has been some
looting, and several arrest have been
made. There were In the hotel many
works of art, Including Valentine's
marble statue of Jefferson, which
stood in the Franklin-street court
This statue was broken.
Immediately upon the discovery of
me lire, nimn wua vaung uuu ma
celling of the linen room, the hotel
fire apparatus was brought Into play.
but the hose burst. Attendants then on him, He sustained a compound appreciation of the gallantry and olf
dashed through the building awaken- fracture of hi left leg. iacrlflc with which Lieutenant Cora-
.?ifnV5 iaTET h. m.t CorvalllaA deed has been recorded nP or hit saw them, and the prospect of the
i?.? h- .,u..?fR.m ?hJ l Corvallls. conveying from A. J W'o wen. It wala heroic deed." revolutlanary movement. The Vena
of bed. Most of the guest on the ,jonn(m ,0 j, H Albert sm , f Lieutenant Commander Roper waa melaa government could not have dl-
fhkhiir lani 11 Kln vlu,y flO.OOoT jborn ! Mlaaouri. ,mtoi4 the 8 reel knowledg, of 4he mlul.ter'. re-
their baggage, and finally the Jefferson ........ . naval service June 25, 1861. He waa port but because they were followed
statue waa gotten out. with the head Wallowa-Lu.s lleddlngfleld. a Wal- commissioned to the rank held by blm by h appearance it Tree UnUed
nrre u.o .. . .m
"nn"T 7 Vi ' ""ir k ,Vi
olnthaa Ow na tn lha holirtil nf the
building, the fire department wa at a
ZZ.lZ iZ-tZ',, ThV "r
o ?hr.t nlariee. the hall and
no thrilling escapes, the hal and
staircase being numerous and wide.
EFFECT OF CAPTURE. ,
Insurgent Loader on Luson Are E
pected to Surrender.
Mivn a Anrii 1.A0.1lnal.lo la
MANILA, April l.-Agulnaldo I
now detained in a comfortable room
In a wing of the Malacanan palace.
He I. in charge of Captain nenjamln
H. Randolph and Lieutenant Gilbert
A. Voungberg, of battery G, Third
When Aguinaldo was captured he
wore a plain dark blue suit with the
coat closely buttoned up at the throat
and a wide white helmet with a leather
band. He' takes his capture phllo-
sophlcally. He Is generally cheerful,
but sometime moody. Ills health
during the past year has been very
food. It la uncertain what attitude
he will now assume. Certain visitor
are permitted to see Aguinaldo, but
newspaper Interviews with the prtav
oner are not allowed.
ninra AauinnMn hn imAn itnmieilad
at the Malacanan palace, person not
provided with special permits have
been denied admission to the ground.
Insurgent force. t SoTheri! Luson"
ran authority visited Aaulnaldo
and I told th tatter why he had sur
L" "irKiT.?. VitZ
ance of armed opposition to the United
States waa unjustifiable and ruinous; j Kiamah Falle The Ashland Klam
that the Independence ot the Philip- ath Pall mall route and schedule hss
pines was Impossible, and that the Fit- ,been changed. It will hereafter be a
Iplnos had better accept liberty, pros-. daylight run, and the route from
perity and progress under American
The capture of Aguinaldo, follow.
lng the surrender of. General Trlaa,
probably occasion the surrender ,
of the Insurgent leader Malavar In
Batangns province, Luzon: Ilellarmlno,
In Albay province, Luzon, and Luc
ban, tn the island of Samar within a
month. Many people visited the resi
dence of General and Mrs. Funston on
the Calle Rell, In the suburb of Krmlta.
The general modestly declined to talk.
Mrs. Funston was evidently the hap
piest wo.'.mn In the Philippine Islands.
General Funston has been recom
mended for the highest practicable re
ward. It Is believed here that he will
receive an appointment of brigadier
general In the regular army.
The Panama Waterway.
Washington, April 1. The conditions
under which tho Colombian govern
ment will consent to the transfer of
the French concession for the con
struction of the Panama canal to this
government, should the latter select
that route for an iBthmlan waterway,
are before the state department for
Its consideration. Benor Sllvela, the
minister from Colombia, called on
Secretary Hay today and left with him
a memorandum bearing on the subject.
This memorandum, being of a confi
dential nature, the minister refused
to discuss its features while the matter
Is under consideration by the state
department. The French concession
originally expired In 1904, but it ha
been extended to 1910.
Work of a Lunatic.
Akron, O., April 1. The Diamond
pottery plant was totally destroyed by t
fire last night. The fire originated ;
In waste soaked in oil placed in va-
rlous part of the building. A well
dressed man was noticed loitering
about the place some time before the
fire started. Earlier In the evening
an attempt was made to dynamite
tho pottery of the Rohlnson-Merrlll
Company. Tho watchman discovered ,
sticks of aynamito placed in various!
parts of the main building before tho I
fuses had been ignited. At other fac-
tories oll-soakod waste was found in !
various sections of the buildings.
Massacred by Tlburon Indian.
Proenlx, Ariz., April 1. It Is re
ported that a party of goldsookors was
massacred by Ceris Indians on tho Is
land of Tlburon, In the Gulf of Cal
ifornia. Two weeks ago six Mexican
prospectors left Tepopa on the west
coast ot Mexico in a small boat and
went to Tlburon island In search of
gold. Pedro PaRqulcIa, one of the
party, has reached the mainland in a
small boat, and reported a fierce fight
with the Indians. He escaped, and
believes bis comrades were killed.
Glasgow, Scotland, April 1. A sci
entific paper in Its issue today gives
Interesting Information of an inven
tion made by Professor Onstave Ulsch
of, of Glasgow University, who has
discovered a new process for the man
ufacture of white lead. His plan is
the conversion of the metallic lead Into
litharge, by means of water gas at a
temperature of 300 degrees C. to sub
oxide. Sufficient water Is then addod
to moisten this suboxide, which Is con
verted Into hydrate. Tho Buhsta-me is
then Inserted into a gas-tight appara
tus, and by means of carbolic and di
luted acetlo acid manufactured Into
OWII Mf IBS
Items of Interest From All Parts
of the Statt.
COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL HAPPENINGS
A Brkf Rtvkw ef the Growth and Improve
mtnts ef the Mtny Induttrlu Through
eul Our Thriving Commonwealth.
Athena Negotiations are penaing
for a skimming plant at Athena.
Pendleton The O. R. ft N. will sup
ply Its yards at Pendleton with a new
Sus.nvllle It li reported that
milling plant will soon be Installed at
the Badger mine, near Susanvllle.
pnuomatn two carload of ma
chinery have arrived for the new saw
...III t ............ .
?-h L ,..r construction neir
Buena Vlta The steamer Modoc I-ongwood, Ma., asking that be In
ran Into the ferryboat at Iluena Vista i ,rom Mr- Hoper of the new. Tb
the other night The company uald following expression of sympathy and
Echo John L. Crawford. Of Echo.
as lujuraii t? a pile of rock falling
"'' - ""f'" uc. no
Bfiifa ' " " re
Ot Hie. i
- ..... , ... . ...
610 cr of on Hprague river,
known " ' c- APPlgat .ectlon
or aDOut 000.
maoigraine coniracior wno r
digging the Hritt ditch, extending from
below Medford to the Ilrltt fsrm on
Rogue river, have their work nearly
completed. Thia ditch wilt enable Mr.
J,rlu t "' large tract of pumice
Un(, whch now w,
"flu ver Jeaae. Orm. while
rl 1 S
8lkaK(l rBp,,Bi fou,d gmH,
dirt Ho dug a little ditch, built a re,
ervolr and ground sluiced for 12 day.
clean up amounted to about
s0- He found two or three nuggets
of ch and several more worth 4
a('h. . 5
Condor-A disastrous "pile up" took
pUce lt th, snp ctm f g -
kri no Con(,an, 0n , ,PBntton
the eweg rrom tnJ th ,
plu, up , , dltch , gg h 4
, . . ... ...
' Bumptsr It Is reported from Sump-,
"r ,nitt ,ne Oolronda mine I showing
another rich ore body, and that as un-
derground development continue
the prospects of the mine grow better
C'nyor. Clty-J.me. Rohlnn. one
or,nl,1C0un1,Jr. f t Canyon City
,ftor I nRflrln5 lllnM or nmtr 12
..I"" "orn. In New
rarkers station to Jenny creek will
bo over the logging camp road.
Canyonvllle A comnanv rontnm.
E,,,t',, hulldli g a flume from Canyon
....n. , ,.,,,..7o nuuiu ... v uuyu.iriiif.,
to the mines owned by Lewis Ash.
which are sltutod about halfway be
tween Riddle and Canyonvllle.
Wheat Walla Walla, 67c; Valley,
nominal; bhiestem, 59c per bushel.
Flour Rest grades. $2 703 40 per
barrel; graham, $2 60.
Oata White, tl 25 per cental;
gray, $1 20 1 22 per cental.
Barley Feed, 116 50(17: brewlnc,
116 50017 per ton.
Mlllstuffs Ilran, $16 per ton; mid , the military acadomy. The petition
dllngs, 21 60; shorts, $17 60; chop, says:
1 10. ' f "During his ervlce Musician Titus
Hay Timothy. 112(312 CO; clover, hll proved hlmelf to be a trust wor
I79 60; Oregon wild hay, I6?7 per thy- Intelligent, sober, brave and thor
ton. . j ongh soldier. On August 14, 1900.
HopB-1214c per pound; 18D9 crop,! J'lln, China, he wag th first
67c - i American to acale the wall of the Chi-
Wo'o!-Valley. 14015c; Knale-n Ore! fn'wffi d"d etmiaedn tb.
got, . 9012c; mohair.. 202lc per
Imperlnl city, he received
,.' ..,.. ! a alight wound. Ill meritorious con-
. ?Utt;y cr?mery. 22W25c; durt deserves recognition, and It is
dairy. 17V420c; store, 10 12 ',i,e per believed that If given an appoint
potma' ! ment to West Point, and a commls-
Eggs Oregon ranch, 13V4Mc periston upon graduation, Musician Titus
dozen. j will mnk an excellent omceT."
Poultry Chickens, mixed, J1 60f( I 1 " - .
5; hens, $5)8; dressed, 11 12c pjr Roughly Treated by Burglar,:
pound; springs, 4ift5 ner dozen: , piHoi.nr p. i ..n ovr.. -i .
ducks, r.6; geese, 1808 per dozen;
turkeys, live, 10llc; dressed, 1301 o
Cheese Full cream, twins, 13 ,
13Mic; Young America, 13
p Mc per
Potatoes 4GG5c per sack.
Mutton Lambs, Wc. per pound
gross; best sheep, wethers, $5; ewes
$4 60; dressed, 7Vi8t4c per pound.
Hogs Oiohs, heavy. 15 760; light.
T" "T"'. ';' ' v ' "
Veft LnI5e' 77'c ,Por l,0,ln(1:
Bnall. 8 14 9c per pound,
Beef Gross, top steers, $55 2;
cows and heifers, $4 G04 76; tlressori
Deer, 7(ij;8c per pound,
Meeting his chief In the enmpan
lonway, the ordinary pirate, although
laboring under the Intensost excite.
' ment, saluted. "I have the honor to
I Inform you, sir," said he, "that the
' magazine has gone up!" "The powder
magazine, you doubtless mean?" said
tho captain. "No. The magazine In
which the story of our adventures Is
tunning!" The captain paled. For a
moment he thought of shouting
hoarsely to his men to clear awiiy
the boats, but this would obviously
avail nothing. They must all perish.
It Is proposed that $5,000,000 bo ex
pended In the Blue Ridge mountains
.for a national reserve of 2,000,000
! Apropos of the snuff habit, an elo
quent preacher of Glasgow, the Rev.
William Anderson, was so addicted to
snuff that be would take a pinch In
the pulpit. Once, whllo uttering the
words, "My soul cleavetu to the
dust," he took a pinch of snuff. He
lamented the mastery which the habit
had gained over lrlm, and once, while
preaching from the text, "All Is van
lty," treated his nose to the snufl.
and then said, "And this also la van
disaster on ship. f
Commander Roper, ef Qunaoat Ntrxl.
WASHINGTON. April I.-Tbe Bar?
department early thll ; morning r-
celved a cablegram .frera Admiral
Remey, commander-ln-rhlef of the At
latle station, giving a brief account at
a fire In the aall room of the gunboat
Ihilml an.l nf ! ittk nf Ilia l-nrtl.
; 0)(inUI'n oau,r, U,Mt Command,
er Jesse M. Roper, as a result of V
heroic effort to rescue the men below.
The dispatch stnte that 22 other of
ficer aud men were prostrated, but
all are recovering. Admiral Remey'
"Cavlte, March JL Fire waa dis
covered In the aall room of the Petrel
at 7 o'clock this morning, Roper com
mandlng, After going below once, be
went again against advice, and at
tempted to recover the men below. He
was suffocated, and died at 7:4$.
Twenty-two other officer and men
were entirely prostrated, but are re-
v. ..... nre n omi aaraaj
Lm.?"Jll, ? " ". " 77
um.ii i' svi.ua. w. i .n a, I . .
MW Ul'pWIllftKMIfc t VII. V mil. t-l"
Mrtm t0 u, r, Fai brother-in-law of
lb department at once sent a tel
Lieutenant Commander Koner. at
; appreciation waa also made:' ''With.
thia ai.it nwa th. rianartmant aaitrf. 1,1
' Mre. Ronnr i1n avnmathv In lha araat
tons she ha auatalned. and the hiaheat
jit, ana wa orflerea io me command
; or we petrel November 15. mii. The
w. .. i.
i U..V vi ihb Tuaafta unu
Admiral Dewev at the hattia of Ma.
"""''"r" vomm.oaor wooa.- ine
l7om-r came home ahortly after,
ind Lieutenant Commander Roper uo.
ceeriod him. The Buffalo, on which tb
remain will be sent home. Is used for
the transportation of troops, and I Venenuolan charge here atrta poal
bout to return to the United Slate , lively thet these attacks were made
by way of the Mediterranean. ,., ., , jhy Irresponsible newspaper and that
BIX MONTHS MORE. , '
Then, Osneral Young lays, Small
Fore Will Oe In th Philippine. (
SAN FRANCISCO, April L Major
General 8. 11. M. Young, who arrived
from Manila today on th transport
Logan, said: ..; ,
"General Punston exploit wt one
ot remarkanle bravety, and be la de
serving ot the nighest recognition at
the band of our government Tnl
talk about 'Went Porai Influence' I
all bosh. If any aurh statement
have been made that t gradUatee .of the stay wtll be temporary, and the
West Point or men who' have- risen whole squadron will soon be under
from the rank will oppose Funston'J wy for Tomklnvllle. ' ' '
advancement It has coin from, the! It was decided that In the Interest
Up of disappointed offleors. No good 'Of a quick passage to the United
om.er or gentleman would bellttre ' State. Mr. Itomla ohould be carried
inch, a brave achievement." , " ., by the Bcprploo t,8an Juan, Porto
General Young, in (peeking of the. n)o. there to take one of the regular
effect of the rapture of Aguinaldo on j mar-'bant steamer for New York. Tb
the situation In th island, said be c9'll dIA p. know poalUvoJy when
bellcvl the troop would bare U be (the mlulNter would leave Veneiuela
kept there but .Uwonth. longer" He
?d mJMtk ,wou,,, 09 bin
them all away, however, for there Waa
a large numoer of marauding band
throughout the Island, who would have
to be kept under subjection.
"It will take at leaat two genera
tions," (aid the general, "to gut tb
Filipinos to understand the meaning
of self-government aa w understand
It The Filipino Idea I to have the
country parceled out among the lead
ers, and they will rule the people and
get all they can out of them. We
shall have to look to the children of
the babies over there now to gut' the
matter on . a correct basl.1
REWARD FOR TITUS.
Brav Musician of th Fourteenth. May
B Sent to West Point
WASHINGTON, April l.-A petition
signed by all officers serving with tb
Fourteenth Infantry regiment baa
been sent to Adjutant General Corbln,
requesting the appointment of Musi
cian Calvin P. Titus, company K. Four
teenth Infantry, the first Amorlran sol
dier to enter Pekln during the recent
troubles in China, a cutlet at large to
Ward ftgod 60("t. lytng'ln a critical
condition from the effect of brutal
treatment by three masked burglars
at her home thia morning. Mrs. Ward
and '.her daughter were awakened by
the pie i nee of burglars at their bed
side, em'h woman finding a revolver
nolnted dlrectlv at her head. Mr.
Ward undertook to resist, and while ' roadbed has been graded, steel bridges
the daughter was held In subjection by , Pt In, and the final tracklaylng la
one of the men, another knocked the nw being hastened as much as pos
elder woman Into unconsciousness, ,,ul- Mr- Cornwall is chief owner
literally crushing her skull. The hus- ot the Black Diamond coal mines, and
band and son of Mrs. Ward wore ; whll In Washington' will visit that
slooplng on the third floor, having In rproporty with a view to making ex
their possession about $1,200, the ! tensive Improvement preparatory tc
booty the burglar evidently wore making larger shipments to meet the
after. j Increased demand. ; , : , ,
' Rain and High Wind.
Dallas, Tlx., April 1. A heavy ralo
storm, accompanied by a high wind,
prevailed here this afternoon. The
wind damuged roofs and blew down
shrubbery and the precipitation wa
so heavy that It formed torrents In
the streets which wopt everything
before them. Street-car trafllo'wa de
layed and a quarter of a mile of track
In the southern portion of the city
had to be abandoned for the remainder
of the day. The damage In Dalla
1 estimated at $25,000.
$150,000 Hotel Burned.
New York, April 2. The Hendrle
Hudson hotel, at Parkhlll, near Yon
kors, wa burned early today, The
building was to have been ready for
l occupancy on May 1. and part of the
i furnishings had been put in, The cost
' ( the rtructure and furnishings wa
xirw.noo, and tbe building was so
Uioroughly damaged by Are that the
ttnlla bad to be pulled down. The
building Is said to have beon the larg
est nolei on the Hudson, and stood on
the top of a hill 260 feet above the
water. It was of stone and brick, and
had been lavishly decorated.
ME 15 IGlllH!
Gunboat Will Carry Kim From
U Guayra to San Juan.
WILL TEACH VENEZUELA A : LESSON
The Mlal.tar'1 Nter Actio Will Depesd
' Aitesither ea His Ceaftrtace WMh
Secretary ef Stat Hay.
"WASHINGTON, 'April l.-rranb
Loom), United State minister to Ven
ezuela, baa been recalled, and will
oon b on his way to the United
SUte. Tb future of Minister
loom I depend upon the conference
which will be held at the itate de
partment between Secretary Hay and
nlmaelft whan , lha ' minimal, manku
waa&ipgton. TJutll tho secretary has
M opportunity to talk freely 'with
Mr, Lootuis a to tb condition m
Venesuela. It cannot be known noil.
tlvely whether or not he will return
to hi post Mr. Looml ha been the
object of bitter attacks by tome of
the Veneiuelan newspaper, not solely
because of the asphalt controversy,
but also because he was charged with
making false report to hi govern
ment touching the Insurrectionary
government In Veneiuela. ,
The minister did inform the state
department of the condition aa be
; they came to the conclusion that the
minister reported a very menacing'
...... r . .. ivi
ann serious revoiuiinnarv movementa
Iki.k III ;L.l.JlTL 121 lv.
ror me.e paper lost no opportunity
of attacking Mr. Ixwrnl. In print and
have uweeded In making hi lot un-
pleasant ' ; v "
! It U only flr to state that the
me government waa not behind them,
and deprecated ihemj" If ilr. Loomls
confirms this view, and he care to
return to Caraca,, be. will be per
mitted to' do so. v ' . '
There la no present Intention of
ending the North. Atlantic squadron
to Veneiuela. for. as above atated.
the government cannot decide how
in i iiiam-r auo.un ee ireaidd until
Mr. Ixioml has been personally con
sulted. The squadron, which I at
Culebra Island, engaged In maneu
vers,.! about to bead north In a few
day. One or two of the vessel will
he tent first to Kingston, Jamaica, but
mi' at, tne navigation bureau It waa
stated that btere. wa no good reason
hy the Scorpion should not sail to
day from La Guayra, If Mr. Loomls
la on band.
PANAMA CANAL CONCESSION.
Negotiation' 1 Without" Colombia.
) Consent Would Forfeit Charter. -
- NEW .YORK. April S.-A special to
the Herald from Washington says:
While M. -Hutlu,. president of the
French Panama canal, hat been awolt
lng the 'participation of Colombia la
the negotiation for the sale of the
Bmaroa canal to the United State,
. Nrana llarrta, formerly an engineer
of the' company, who says he repre
sent some ot the stockholders, baa
indicated to' the Isthmian canal com
mission that the company I willing
to sell It concession and property,
M. Barlla wilt leave In a few day for
France, He haa been In Washington
for several day. M. Hutln baa seen
M. Darlla, and the two have talked
over the altuajtlon. j.
M. Darlla ha represented to Reai
Admiral' Walker. president of the
IMhmian canal commission, that M
Hutlu la to be displaced from the of
flee of president of the French com
pany., It, I learned, however, that M
Hutln wa advised only a few days
ago of his re election to the presl
dency, showing that he Is to be re
tained" for another year, and that
majority of the stockholder are sat
isfied with hi policy,
M. Hutln ha contended that under
tba term of the concession held by
the company, the grant would be sub
ject to forfeit from the moment nego
tiations' began for It aale, unless such
negotiation had the approval of th
Colombian government. It wai, there
fore, Impossible for him to submit
proposition for the sale of the con
cession to the United State a re
quired by the Isthmian canal com
mission. , . ;
Mount Baker Road Nearly Ready.
Seattle, April 8. P. B. Cornwall
president of the Bolllngham Bay A
British Columbia railroad, I In th
city on business connected with bis
road. He stated today that th road
to the Mount Bnker mining district
will be In operation by May 1. The
. Big Timber Land Deal.
Eureka, Cal., April 3. Two big deals
in timber land have Just been con
summated here, Involving 3898 acres.
Of this large transfer the Merryman
Fruit Land ft Lumber Company, of
Michigan, secured ... 2600 acres, and
Charles A. Smith, of Minneapolis,
1398 acres. In round numbers this
Inst acquisition will Increase the hold
ings ot 8mlth and his partner to
30,000 acres, making them the larg
est owners ot redwood timber In the
. Will Bulla to Republic, i.
Spokane, April 3. Traffic Manager
G. M. Bosworth, of the Canadian Pa
cific railway, accompanied by several
assistants, la here. He hold a con
sultation with the manager of the
Trail smelter, and today will meet
prominent British Columbia mluo
owners. He 1 on a tour of Inspec
tion. ; He announces that the Cana
dian Pacific railway will build Io Re
public; Wash.,, fron Grand Forks, B,
C, but ; saya definite, arrangements
have not been made. Lower rates on
silver lead ore, he lays, will only fol
low Increased ontput :
ULTIMATUM TO CHINA. -
Russian Threat Unless Manohurlan
'Trty I Signed. ..
WASHINGTON, April 8,-Informa-tlon
ha reached here to the effect
that the Russian government, being
seriously perturbed by the course of
Chin In not signing the Manchurian
agreement largely because ot th
protest made by the several power,
ha conveyed a distinct and unmis
takable Intimation to China that It
this course Is persisted in there may
b an Interruption of diplomatic re
lation between Russia and China
and a termination of the present in
tercourse between them, Thl I lit
tle short of an ultimatum that China
must sign or take the consequences of
termination of her friendly relation
To what extent the United State
will take cognisance of Russia's dis
position to enforce the signing of the
agreement ha not yet been made ap
parent. It appear to bo the policy of
the Chinese authorities to consider
thl a a subject which concern the
power quite aa much a It doe China,
The matter baa become further com
plicated by report reaching Wash
ington that th . Chinese authorities
are divided on the course to be pur
sued, aome of the moat Influential In
cluding LI Hung Chang, urging that
aiiit -mm um fiwu w me niuimo ijo omciat statemcut could be ob
proposal, whllo other Insist on re- juined as to what finally would be done
jvuuim mo nai.-rm.mi. mo anuuim s witn tile prisoner, but It was emphat
pf LI Hung Chang la accounted for by Realty aUle(j tlmt he woud be belll tor
hi well-known trlendUnes for Ru-!the present, but would be granted all
slan Interest. In thl case, however. I possible Immunity consistent with ei
ther appear to be arryed against ,,,tlng conditions. . General MacArthur
him tb trong Influence of the south- 'nM hope that a great deal may bo
era viceroys. Chan Chi Tung and Lnl accomplished through Aguiniildo. Dur
Kun Yl. who oppose the signing of itug tu time he ba been a prisoner
the treaty. , jhe has ninde quite a favorable Impres-
Tbe report reaching here this sion upon General MacArthur. . Gea
morning showed that the agreement eral MacArthur'. dispatch follow: . '
bad not yet been laned. It statu - "Manila, April .-Adjutant Gen
"wiTJi IX1- TbVlma, ll.bln omL, Washington: Since arrival at
which It wa. to be .Igned expired last Manila, Aguinaldo haa, at Malacanan,
Tuesday, but on that day Yang Yu, (, investigating condition In ar
be Chinese minister, fell in he St. dllago. He has relied almost en-
reiwuu.B n .. ; Uwiy upon tno inn,,! advice of
.0 that he wa unable to transact bus- (;bU.f JllMtlc(, Anttna0t Xa a re;t
.".TIILJmS h0 rtlK,d and swore to the
,n ? .. n l, Ji d luration on page U of my annual
il.uirt . . m. f re,,ort Mac ARTHUR."
recognized a a timely mean ofj The oath referred to Is a. follows:
avoiding a direct action on the sub-j .., nwby mi0UB,e , ai,g,M Ji
i, . ,. ., .,., ... i any and all so-cailcd revolutionary gov
1 . B,.c1" t0 JM ltsnt.th ernment In the Philippine Islands,
rJn.rI,,L" hi,.h . IS hJ"uU,orltJ' of the United, sutea of
China course which ha not been , America therein. I do solemnly wea
presented thu far. ,httt , .m tl4h . .
MUCH MISERY' IfFRANCE.
Result ef Dock Strike at Mar
sslllss Floods Add to Distress.
PARIS. Aorll S. The master ner
slut In. their refusal to discus a day
of eight hour, which ha all along harbor or protect such-enemy; that I
been regarded by th rlker a the, Impose upon myself these voluntary
crucial point In th dispute. In spite obligation without any mental reserv
of the Increasing number ot freight atlona or purpose of evasion, so help
docker now working, quanUtle of perr ; me God." ; .
Isbable goods lie rotting on he dock. It has been suggested that under
Twenty-one steamer are awaiting; the term of the notice of amnesty,
discharge. ; the prisoner should be aet at liberty
The general trlk. while It lasted i
and the continued suspension of
work, haa done enormous Injury to -
th commerce tnd industry ot Mar i
ellle. The calculation how an . In i
dustrlal loaa of aome 2S.OO0.0O0 franca,
white the men have lost 2,000,000 ,
franca In wagea A curious ilmnlra-;
tlon; of the Ditternesa wnu n the strike"
ha engendered between the men and i
master'! seen In the fact that tho
striker Instructed their delegates t(
give formal notification to the minis
ter of finance of frauds in the oil seed
trade, pointing out that oil seed
were Imported Io bag's, which the cu&
torn officer have not been In the
habit of opening, with the result thiit
article ubject to a much higher InT
port duty are muggled In. The com
merce of Marseille. Is, for the time
being, almost at a complete ttapdstllV
Food which are Imported are scarce.
The. price pf sugar, coffee, flour and
other necessities have Increased. 'A
number of factorle have been obliged
to dose, These conditions, added to
the serious damage done by the floods
and hall, have thrown the wholo pop
ulation Into deep misery. Tho store
keeper and merchants Intend to ap
peal to the government to remit th
taxea for the first three month ot tb
FOREST FIRES IN NEW JERSEY.
Flv Thousand Acre of Big Timber
Destroyed Windsor In Danger.
HAMMONTON. N. J. April 3.
One of tho most extensive forest
fires that has visited thia section of
the state la raging In the big wood
north of this city. The fire reached
a point Just east of the town of Wins
low last night, and for several hours
It was feared the ' town would be
wiped out. Men. women and children
fought the flame and succeeded by
back firing in turning the flames to
the north of tho town. Whllo the
men threw up trenches to keep tho
fire away, women and children car
ried their household good to places
of safety and are guarding them, as a
change in the wind is feared.
Several farm buildings, about 6009
acre of big timber and thousands of , RuMa-. Reply to th Protest ol
cords of wood have been consumed. Jaoan
Many narrow escapes of the flroflght-1 t w ' . ..
ers have been reported. YOKOHAMA, April 4. Leading
. j Japanese newspapers assert that the
Interest In Spain in the Capture, i Russian government has replied to
Madrid, April 3.-The capture ot 'JPna protest against the Manchur
Aguinaldo has caused much Interfait i ' convention to the effect tht Rub
here. The press is divided on the PS ot, p enter upon a dls
subject. In a published interview tho ' f118?1 wlt' th,r rela,t'v!
director of the Filipino organ here "er negotiation with China: that
and the president of the so-called iM,...r,:., v.
Flllplno Junta emphatically doclaro P01'8; nf ' tended to Impair the
that the capture will have no perma.;foverelKnty of China or to Injure he
mmt effect on the war; that Aguln-1 Intcrcata of other powers: that the
aldo will be replaced, and that the contents of the agreement Immediately
Filipinos, a dod by the climate, will
never be subdued. , . !
never be t subdued.
Good Worker for Mill.
i. u tu .., xi, .i4..
It is said that the New. Englander
makes the host mill hand.
i Will Go.to West Point. ,
Washington, April 8. The presl
dent today : appointed Calvlu T. Tl;
tus to be a, cadet at large at the
United' State military academy
Titna tha first anbiinr tn aeftln 1
the wall at Pekin. General Corbln Dlalyatock. whore there is no uni
today cabled General MacArthur at versity. Tho disorders there, in his
Manila to send young 'Titus home on opinion, show that the rioting is no
the first available transport, in order ,
that he may take the entrahce exam
ination to the academy.
. SATISFACTORY TO CUBANS.
Leading Residents Willing to Accept
I Piatt Amenament. -
WASHINGTON, April 3. Senator
I Proctor, of Vermont, who has Just re
turned from Cubn, says he found a
'disposition among many loading Cu
bans to accept the torms of tho Piatt
j amendment and the most satisfactory
solution of tho relations botween the
j United States and Cuba. There Is
some disposition among the Cubans
to place a strained Interpretation upon
the Piatt legislation and thoy are try
ing to convince the Cubans that the
. United State Intends to do them
;-eat Injustice. -
Auinaldo Acknowledges Uncle
. Sam's Sovereignty.
REPORT FROM GENERAL MACARTHUR
Tht Ex-Chltf of the Tifil Rebels Promlm
Promlut to Become Peueable and
' Uw Abiding Citlxtn. :
WASHINGTON. April 4. The war
department today received Informa
tion from General MacArthur that
Aguinaldo haa taken the oath of al
legiance to tho United 'State under
the term of amnesty offered by Gen
eral MacArthur by direction "al the
president. The dispatch Conveying
thl information contained Wuefe more
than wa given to the public. The
portion withheld related to the future
imposition of Aguinaldo and madt
UKgestlon as to what the late cble
of tho Insurrection might accomplish.
glance to that government: that I will
at alt times conduct myself a a faith
ful and law-abiding citizen of the said
Islands, and will not, either directly
Jr indirectly, hold correspondence with
or give Intelligence to an enemy ot
the United States, nor will I abet,
at once, but there Is a provision In the
amnesty proclamation which any that
thoae who have violated the law of
war are executed from ; Ita ' terms.
Whether or not -General MacArthur
has been satisfied that Aguinaldo has
not violated the law cannot be stated,
as the prisoner would be permitted
to take tne oath pending an investiga
tlon of hi oast conduct. Aruinaldo.
having been the head of the Insurrec-
tlon. undoubtedly can be held until
further Investigation Is made or until
the circumstance which surround the
situation In the Philippines make It
advisable to release hlra outright or
otherwise dispose of hlra. These con
ditions and the general situation and
Agulnaldo's relation to them wa the
subject of General MacArthur' dis
patch. RETURN OF GOVERNOR ALLEN.
May Decide Not to Return to Porto
' WASHINGTON. April 4. While
Governor Allen, of Porto Rico, who
Bailed yesterday from 8an Juan, on
the Mayflower, for Hampton Roads,
has not for'mally submitted hi resig
nation, so far. aa can be learned, his
friends here would not be surprised If
be decided not to return to Porto Rico.
Governor Allen wont to Porto Rico In
May last, at the personal request of
the president, to set up the new civil
government there and get it into good
working order, with the dlsUnct under
standing that he was not to bo asked
to remain after this was done. The
president and the secretary of war
aro full of praise for the manner In
which Governor Allen has accom
plished his tank. It is expected here
that if Governor Allen declines to con
tinue in office. Secretary Hunt, late of
Montana, will succeed to the place.
Aa to Governor Allen's future, his
name la connected with official gossip
with one of the foreign ministries,
though as there are no present va
cancies he might be obliged to wait
for a time.
NONE OF HER BUSINESS.
j cated to the other powers, who will
undoubtedly find tbcm acceptable, and,
finally, that If any of the provisions
are not acceptable to Japan, Russia is
hih,.i,b tho m..tr in
prepared to discuss the mutter in a
; Disorders in Russia.
London, April 4. The Vienna corre-
1 spondeut of tho Times, reviewing the
Russian political situation, takes a
serious view of it, believing that the
first ropoita of fnr-reaching. revolu
tionary movements are confirmed by
reports of sangutnury dlsturbancea In
longer connuen u sumem. j iw
respondent, however, does not believe
that the domestic situation will Imme
diately hamper Russia's foreign policy.
English Bankers Victimized,
London, April 4. Two men were
charged In a London police court
yesterday with defrauding Barclay
o., Ltd., of some 23,000 by meam
if forged documents purporting to rep
resent large shipments of gold orf
which never existed. . According to the
llally Chronicle, seven banker wens
similarly defrauded of large amounts
the total sura Involved being nearly
$250,000.- An unpleasant situation h-"
been created by tho huge and bold!'
executed swindle. Efforts have bee
made to hush Up the mutter, but thii
would be Impossible. It Is asseiter
that the supposed bags of bullion were
filled with and.
HER SAILINO PREVENTED.
MJunctlon Suit Against British Mule
NEW ORLEANS, April 4. Proceed
ing wefe brought In the United 8tatea
court here today by representatives
of the Boers to prevent tbe sailing of
th ship Anglo Australian, loaded with
mule, consigned to the British In
South Africa. Judge Parlange, after
reading the petition, Issued an order
tequlrtng the defendant In tbe case to
how cause April 6 why a preliminary
Injunction should not be granted. '
' The petition sets forth that - tbe
United States and It people are at
peace with tbe South African repub
lic, and tne Orange Free State and
their cltlsen; that Great Britain la
at war with these republics, seeking
to destroy the property right and
credit of the petitioners; that for tne
purpose of carrying on thl war, tb
tnglo Australian is now loading at this
tort with munitions of war, namely,
mule and bArscs to tbe number of
.2110. "and "to the value ot $150,000;
tbst the steamer I employed tn the
military service of tbe king of Great
Irltaln; that for some time defendants
ave been forwarding fYom this port,
jch munition of war, knowing that
hese munitions and tbe ship were In
the military service of Great Britain,
tnd they were to be used against tbe
people of tho South African republic,
und tbe Orange Free State; that de
fendant are making use of New Or
leans as a basis of tbe military opera
tions of Great Britain In It war In
South Africa, and to augment Its
military supplies and arms; that by
the use of these munitions the armies
of Great Britain are laying waste and
destroying the farms and home of pe
titioner and holding as prisoner of
ar the wife and children of one of
he petit'oners, Samuel Pearson; that
Samuel Pearson has already suffered
the destruction and loss ot property to
the value ot $U0,000, and is threatened
with the loss of $150,000 more, and.
finally, that the war can be carried on
by Great Britain only through the re
newal of It military supplies from
this port, and that when these sup
plies cease, the war must end. In con
sideration of these statements an u
junctlon Is asked to prohibit the ship
ment of military supplies out of the
Tort. A temporary Injunction Is asked
In the meantime.
THE BOOZ INVESTIGATION.
Findings of the Military Court ef
WASHINGTON, April 3. Tbo find
Ings of the military court of Inquiry
which Investigated tbe treatment al
leged to have been accorded to tbe
late Oscar L, Booz, ex-cadet at the
West ,1'oint military academy, have
been tpade public at the war depart
ment Tbe findings ot the military
court are summed up In a letter writ
ten to Secretary Root, which accom
panies the report The letter say:
"Tbe findings ot this court ot in
quiry, which are sustained by the evl- .
dence, show that the statement which
led to the convening ot the court to '
the effect that ex-Cadet Oscar, L. Boo
came to his death by reason of In
juries received by casing -at iUe aut-
amy were not time, r They bow that
at the same time Cadet Boo waa a
member of the academy hazing waa
prevalent there to a deplorable) ex
tent; that the present officer of tbe
led e ray have shown commendable en
rgy, seal and efficiency in detecting
.mi punishing offensea of this char
acter, and that they greatly decreased
the practice. The testimony and
findings of the couit were placed In
the hands of the committee ot con
gress charged at about the same time
with tbe investigation ot the subject,
and the very efficient and beneficial
action ot that committee, followed by
legislation upon the subject, contained
In the act of March 2, 1901, render
further action by the department un
necessary." THE MANCHURIAN TREATY.
Rumor at Pao Ting Fu That It Haa
LONDON. April 4. The Morning
Post publishes the following dispatch
from Pao Ting Fu, dated March 31:
"Chinese officials here profess to
have received information from. LI
Hung Chang that the Manchurian con
vention has been signed."
"The Chinese expect after all that
he Manchurian convention will be
stifled in the course of the next five
Jays," says the Tien Tsin correspond
ent of the Standard, wiring Monday.
"The southern viceroys and governors
are Incensed, and threaten rebellion
If the court yields. , The northern
Chinese are more ignorant and Indif
ferent. The Tartar general at Feng
Tien, Manchuria, has Issued a proc
lamation assuring the people that the
Russian occupation la only temporary.
The Chinese troops at Feng Tien are
wearing Russian badges, and the town
Is occupied by a strong Russian force."
Settlement With Turkey.
Washington, April 4. There ia rea
son to believe that Lloyd C. Grlscom,
secretary and charge of the United
Statea legation, at Constantinople, who
is now on his way home, has earned
the credit of effecting a final and sat
isfactory settlement of the American
missionary claims against Turkey
that have taxed the abilities of no
loss than three ot the ablest ministers
ever sent by the United States to
Constantinople. It appears now that
Mr, Grlscom has finally succeeded In
arranging with the Turkish govern
ment the principle upon which these
long-standing claims shall be settled
and thnt the pledge of tho Turkish gov
ernment Is In such binding form that
't is not doubted that payment will
oon be made.
Fresh Disturbances In Manchuria.
Berlin, April 3. A dispatch to the
Cologne Gazette from St. Petersburg, '
iated April 1, says robber bands.
Boxers and Chinese soldiers have been
causing fresh, disturbances in Man
churia in the neighborhood of Chang
Tu Fu. General Uaulbers Is strength
ening the railroad military posts be
tween Karbin and Chang Tu Fu.
General Gaulbera'hns asked Governor
General Gredokoff to send reinforce
ments, as a general revival of the
Boxer movement ia expected In the
.Ledge of Chrome Iron Discovered.
Baker City, April 4. A ledge of ore
ltd to he chrome Iron haa been dis
ivered. In the Pleasant Valley dis
'ct, 14 miles southeast of thia plnce.
lie ledge crops out on the cpne of a
i-omlnent ridge, and has been traced
,'or three or four mllea. W. L. Vinson
m J. L. Balsley are interested In the
claims staked. No assays ot the ore
have been made, but tb miners who
i.-ive viewed the specimens brought In
hhk they come from a good property.
Nothing, ha ever been done In thnt
part of this region towards the devel
opment of iron properties, and if this
discovery proves to bo of real value,
some excitement may result