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OltEGON CITY, OllEGON, NOVEMIJEU 9, 1898.
DOINGS OF TIIEfEEK
What Has Happened In the
. Civilized World.
GIFEN IN THE PRESS DISPATCHES
& Complete Review of.lhe Mewl of the)
Past Seven Days in This and
All Foreign Lands.
Western railroads have bofln'onjolnerl
, from excluding Pueblo stool from I'aciflo
1 ' coast points.
The transport Panama, which was
rooorjed loft with.800 Uvea, lias arrived
safely- In Havana.
" Gormany's exports for the first nlns
months of the fiscal year showed an in
crease of 68,650,000 marks ovor 1807.
.Tim v1nwlv.nrfynnl7.nfl 17pnnh nthlnnk
. ,....,,',rtu tl.ot It will lkA
fill IIVUIIVCD IMQI I TT 11 I DU l l'U (IIU
rooit of cassation in the revision of the
Dreyfus case. . . -
n 1 1 . if - . 1 ,
the Visayas islands .. rebelled. Thoy
were pursuod and several were Rilled.
The rebellion is ended.
; In a speech delivered st Worcostor,
Mass., Senator Hoar, of Massachusetts,
expressed himself strongly opposed to
; the policy of expansion.
J. Russia has declined to support France
; in the Fashodu affair, fearing that a ro
opening of the Egyptian question would
'; interfere with hor tremendous task in
-. Ohina. '
". Action has bocn taken by the admln-
. istration looking to the maintenance of
-;the status quo with respect to the con
cession of the Maritime Canal Company
for the ooustruotion of tbo Nioaraguan
M. Fontaine, of Minneapolis, who
bM just returned from, the Stickeon
route, sayB ho has discovered rich dig
gings on an unexplored : creek on the
Ilootalinqna river, lie shows a quan
tity ol-denrrivgo'lrt as evidence.
The war between England and France
has been aveited. A general and, (Hitja-
- factory ariangomobt is 6a Id to ' have
boon effected in relation to the disputed
' Fashoda question' An official notohas
been issued on the subject in which the
British government announces that the
situation is ameliorating.
"The navy dopurtniont lias practically
decided to abandon wrecking opera
tions, under existing contracts on the
cruisers Crislobol Colon, Vizcaya and
, Almirante Oquendo, near Santiago,
which have become enormously ex
pensive to the government. A Swedish
company has applied for permission to
raise tho sunken vessels.
Thn war department hflfl Ispnod s.
general order for the movement of
troops to Cuba. Tho first troops will
leave on or about November 22, arid
will comprise a brigade -under Brigadier-General
Carpenter. The brigade
will be. taken from the Soventh army
corfis. The brigade will bo sent to
Neuvitas, Puorto Principe.
The business portion of Divide, Colo.,
has been wiped out by fire.
' A large fire at Sydney, Australia,
which destroyed 20 large mills and
- caused a hoavy loss of property.
The Sixth, Virginia rogiment, com
posed of negroes, has mutinied, and
refuse 0 serve under white officers.
Frightened sottlers are flocking in
droves out of the Izoe conntry in East
ern Oregon, fearing more Indian out
The transport Peru has arrived In
San ' Franoisco with 15 Biek soldiers'
from Manila. Fiftoen hundred sick
men are reported among the troops In
Seven Californians lost their lives in
a disaster in the north. ' The party
wandered from the trail while en route
to the Atlin gold fields, and unwitting
ly walking into quicksands in ft swamp.
All were engulfed.
The monthly circulation statement of
the controller of the currencv shows
that the total amount of national bank '
notes in circulation October 81, 1808,
was (239,648,281, an Inorease for the
montli'd'f (4, 189,881,. and an increase
for the year of f 9,499.018.
The annual report of the general su
perintendent of the railway mail serv
ice shows that at the close of the year
there were 8.074 oleiks employed, and
that with the closed pouch and express
pouch service the. grand total of miles
tr&veled in the service was 285,665,843.
General Leonard Wood, governor of
the military department of Santiago,
authorizes the statement that there has
not been a case of yellow fever in San
tiago city during the last CO days, and
that the ordinary sickness during the
same 60 days has been 90 per cent less
than was usual at this season of the
year. ' .
The monthly statement of the public
debt shows that at the olosoof business !
on October 81, 1898, the debt, less net 1
cash in the treasury, amounted to (I,-
110.960,922, an inorease for the month
of (43.487J17. The increase is ao-1
counted for by tho issue during the
month of about (36,680,000 of tho new
8 per oeot bonds, and a decrease of
about (7,238,000 in the cash on band.
Minor Mews Items.
Students of Dartmouth college have
unanimously voted to abolish hazing.
James A. Davis, who died in Dor
chester county, Md., steered the first
steamer that crossed Lake Erie.
John Hays) the discoverer of Lake
Superior's copper wealth, has just oele- .
bra ted his 94tb birthday in Cleveland. '
At an auction sale, at Morris Park, -N.
J., the great race horse and sire,
Meddler, was sold to William C. Whit
ney for $19,000. I
David A. Wells, the famous
omiut, died at Norwich, Conn.
Half the population of Gibara, Cuba,
is said to bejjufforlng from smallpox,
Major General Otis at Manila roports
12 deaths among the troops since bis
Chinese laundrymon of New York
havo (or mod a trust, and prices have
General Wade will have entire
charge of the government of Cuba, both
civil and military.
The Omaha exposition proved a flnan
clal success, and subscribers will be
paid back in full.
Troops at Manila expect to see fur
ther fighting, as they think the lusur
gents will make troublo.
A fire In the Southern Paciflo rail
road shops at Sacramento OaUsod dam
age to tho oxtent of (200,000.
One ontire block of buildings in Pit
kin, Cola, was dostroyed by fire, be
lieved to be incendiary. Tho loss is
(100,000. ; .
Philip Biogan, sr.,.n wealthy sheep
man of Antelopo, Or., was stubbed and
killed by an employe in a dispute over
Antonio Sinckl, a 15-year-old Italian
bootblack,' was brutally murdered, after
a namolees crime had' been committed,
in Portland, Or. , '
The army investigation commission
has finished its sessions in this country
and will soon go to Santiago and prob
ably, though not cortainly,. to Porto
Tbe news that the United Slates
now demands the whole of the -Philip
pine islands has creatod much intorcst
in Berlin. The Gorman newspapers
comment unfavorably upon it,
The transport Citv of Puebla has
jailed from San Franoisco for Manlln,
with the last of the California heavy
artillery, the Nevada troop of cavalry,
Bnd a small dotachmont' of 'recruits for
the Twenty-third infantry.
A cry for relief again oomos from
Cuba. Conditions In Havana, it is
said, have., become intolerable, and
severe criticism of Amerioa is heaid on
every hand. While the conimissioliors
are waiting, oriine, poverty, misery
and death increase.
The feature of President MoKinley's
forthcoming message to congress will
be an appeal for immediate legislative
action looking to the construction of
the Nicaragua waterway. Delay he
vond next session will jeopardize
chances for American control in the
The latest telegrams rospocting tho
risings in the neighborhood of Chung
king, China, state it is a movement
against the missionaries on the part of
a marauding band led by one Yu Man
Tze. The French ohurch, hospital and
school, and also the American Method
ist ohurch at Hong Chau, about GO
miles from Chungking, hive been de
stroyed. . '
General Fitzhugh Leo's mother died
at Richmond,. Va.
A proclamation has been Issued
bringing Santa Ciua and other islands
under the British Solomon islands pro-
At Friday's sossion of the Paris peace
commission the Spaniards rejected the
Americans' proposals, and refused to
give up the Philippines. ,
Later reports from the conflagration
at Hankow, China, say that 10,000
bouses were destroyed and 1,000 peo
ple killed and burned to death,
Ellis H. Roberts, treasurer of the
United States, in his annual report.
shows that the troasury'was stronger at
the close than at the opening of the
Senator Redfield-Prootor In an ad
dress at Montpelier,' Vt., deolared that
there should be divided sovereignty and
that the United States should retain
the entire Philippinf.-ojchipolago.
The work of refripj.Vng the bodies ol
all goveinment soldiers buried in Cuba,
rorto Kico and JUanua wilb begin in a
few weeks. The'exiensi) of the under-
taxing win ue Dome entirely oy
Major Helbnrn's recital before the
war investigating commission, while in
session at Cincinnati, disclosed ater-
rihle state of affairs at Camp Thomas,
Chickamauga, due to ignorance and tie-
gleot. The sick soldiers were treated
The board of control of the Joint
Traffio Association, has decided to dis
solve the organization. This action
was taken because of the reoent decision
by the supreme court that the efforts of
the association to control railroad rates
By the explosion of a boilor at the
Oil City (Pa.) boiler works, two men
were killed, two fatally injured and a
dozen more slightly hurt. The killed
are Richard McCloskeyand JobnFraw
ley. The fatally inlured are B. J. Gid
ders and Denis McMahon.
A recent discovery of bituminous coal
.in the Klondike region was made in
' American territory about 100 miles
1 below Forty-Mile. A tunnel has been
dug into the hillside a distance of 45
feet, and there the vein is six feet in
thickness. The coal is said to be of su
American pulp making machinery lei
gaining considerable headway in Scan
dinavia. George Wilson Phillips, aged 79,
wbo invented most of the machinery
which was used in the first match fac
tory in the country, died at bia home
in Springfield, Mass.
Trouble at Fort Worth, Tex., between
whites and blacks over politics cul
minated in a fight in whioh Hope
Adams, independent canc'idate for
sheriff, wai shot and killed.
MARIA TERESA LOST
Went Down During a
in the Bahamas.
ALL HANDS ON BOARD SAVED
Tbo Strain Openoil Lenks Which Could
Not lio Stopped Ship Mow Lies
Three Miles Deep.
Charleston, 8. C, Nov. 8. The tug
Mcrritt put into Charleston this morn
ins, and reportod the loss of the cruiser
Maria Teresa off Ban Salvador, the
Bahamas, November 8, in the midst of
The cruiser left Cniinanora, Cuba, on
tho morning of October 80 in tow for
Now York. She had already passed
Cape Mnysi and started norlheas
around the Bahamas. A furious storm
overtook her, and in bor condition sh
was unable to weathor the galo. Tin
strain opened routs in tho hull which
had been patched to enable her to make
tho journey, and she began to fill rap
Idly. The Morritt took off Lieutenant-
Commander Harris and crew from tl
sinking ship and she "soon went down
The Morritt brought tho officers and
men here. No lives were lost.
This afternoon the survivors came
ashore. They lost all thoir clothing
and personal effects.
The Toresa sank 80 miles off Walling
island at midnight Tuesday. She met
the storm Tuesday morning and began
to strain. Parts of the hull thought to
be safo became weakened, livets broke
nd water made rapidly in tho hold,
The boilers began to give way and
finally tho water extinguished the fires
in the engine-room. The pumps would
not work. The whole vessel showed
signs of collapso and the men Btood
stripped awaiting orders to quit the
Bhip. The Vulcan was towing tl
Toresa while the Morritt-rescued 114
of the orew, male up of volunteers
from the Cincinnati, Newaik and Vul
can. Kopes were cut and sue then iap
The Morritt then headed foi Charles
ton with the rescued. The crew left
this afternoon for Norfolk.
Opinion at the Navy Department.
Washington, Nov. 8. No orders were
issued by the navy department up to
tho 0I06O of office hours as to the dispo
eltion of Lieutenant-Commander Harris
and his crew, and Captain Crovrln
shield, of the bureau of navigation, said
no orders would be formulatod tonight.
It is the opinion of the uavy depart
ruent that tho government has lost, be
sides the value of the ship herself, only
the amount of the per diom of (800 por
day through the sinking of tho vessel,
because the contract appears to have
required the deliveiy by the wrecking
company of the vessol at the navy yard
at Norfolk. According to the contract,
salvago was to consist of such fuither
compensation over or above the per
diem and stipulated expense as miuht
be awarded by a board appointed for
that purpose, consisting of a represent
atlve of each party and a third party,
their survey to be made aftor the ves
sel's delivery at Norfolk. The first
thing In ordornowls a court of inquiry;
in foot, tho department has no option
in tiro case of tho loss of a vessol under
ench conditions. This court is re
quired to fix tho responsibility for the
COAL MINE DISASTER.
Seven Men Killed Tli rough an
Wilkosbarro, Pa., Nov. 8. Sevon
mon were killed and three fatally in;
Jured at the Exetor colliery of the Le
high Coal Company, at West Pittston,
today. The accident was duo to the al
leged carelessness of Engineer David
Price, who, acting in disobedience of
positive orders, caused three cars to
run in to tho top of the shaft. These
oars, loaded and weighing II tons, loll
down the 8fiQ-foot shaft and crashed
with frightful foroe upon acarriage car
rying 10 rhen. Sovon wore almost in
stantly killed. They are:
Michael Smith, Andrew Tinko,
Michael Podesabanny, Michael Bra'
zuke, Joseph E. Culock, Michael Was
lokse, Joseph Androwsky.
The acoidont occurred as the mon
were going to work, and being sent
down the shaft in parties of 10. Price,
in oharge of the littlo donkey engine,
was shifting loaded cars from the new
red ash shaft some distance away.
This track approached the head of Ex
eter shaft, and at a distance of 80 feet
from it curved gently to the right and
around the shaft to a breaker. At a
point whero this track commenced to
curve was a switch and 20 feet of track
leading to the head of the shaft, which
was used for storing crippled cars.
Close to the head of the shaft it was
closed by a head blook.
The train was. going at good speed,
whon, instead of curving around the
shaft, the oars dashed into the switch,
which was Open, struck the head block,
dashed through It, and three of them
toppled down the shaft. About 20 feet
from the bottom they struck the car
riage with awful force, completely
wrecking it. The mass of wreckage
fell to the foot of the shaft, choking it,
and when, after bard work, tho men
were extricated, seven were dead and
three fatally hurt. ,
A Murderous Boatswain.
San Francisco, Nov. 8. There was a
serious row, almost resultng in a mur
der on the British ship Peleus, in poit
here, today. Boatswain Charles Wil
son came aboard under the influence
of liquor. He ordered three men to
wash down the decks, which work
during which John Molntosh and!
Michael Scott were stabbed several
times witb a large sheathknife by Wil
son. Mcintosh baa a very slight
chance to recover.
Supreme Court Room In National Cap.
" ltol Wrecked.
Washington, Nov. 8. An oxplosion
and flro at 6:13 this nftornoon wrecked
the supreme-court room and the room
immediately adjoining it on the main
floor of the capitol. ' Tiro damage is
enormous. The entire contral-eastern
part of tbo great marblo pile from tho
main floor to the subterranean baso.
nient, practically is a mass of ruins.
Tho forco of the explosion was so heavy
that tho coping stones on tho outer
walls, just east of the point where the
explosion occuired, were bulged out
noarly two Inches, and locked doors
were forced open from their hinges
quite 150 feet from tho scene of it.
Fire followed the explosion so quickly
as to fcem practically simultaneous
Tho explosion shook the immonso
structure to its foundations, and was
hoard several squares from tho capitol.
It occurred In a small. room tightly
inolosed by heavy stone walls in the
subterranean baErment, immediately
bolow the- main entranoe to the old
capitol building. In this room was a
500-liglit gas meter, which was fed by
a four-inch main. Very little gas is
used in that part of tho building, but
at the time of the explosion the gas had
not been turned off at the motor. The
meter itsolf wus wrecked, and the gas
pouring from the main caught file.
The flame originating from the explo
sion darted up tho shaft of tho elevator,
wbioh had bcon completely destioyod
by the foice of the explosion, and 00m
municated with tbo recoid-room of the
supremo court, the office of tbo mar
shal of the court and the supreme oourt
Before the flames could be subdued,
tho piiceloss documents In the record
room had been almost totally destroyed,
and serious damago had been done In
the marshal's office and some minor
rooms in the immediate vicinity.
The library of the supremo court, lo
cated immediately beneath the su
preme court room, was badly damagod
by fire, smoke and water, practically
destroying the great collection of law
reference books. The library contained
about 20,000 volumes and was ueed not
only by the justices of tho supreme
court but by members of oongress und
lawyeia practicing boforo the supremo
The most serious damages, in the
opinion of the justices of the supromo
court, is to the records stored in the
sub-basement. These Included all of
the rocords of cases and opinions ren
dered by tbo fathers ot tho judiciary of
the government. Apparently the docu
ments in this room are either totally
destroyed or so badly damaged by file I
and water as to bo useless.
- UNDER A FALLEN ROOF.
Collapse of a Thentre Building In De
troit Fifteen Workmen Killed.
Detroit, Mich., Ivov. 8. The now
five-story Wonderland thoater building
is tonight in a hopeless state of col
lapse, and 15 or more lives have been
sacrificed by an appalling accident
which occurred there this aftornoon.
Shortly before 2 o'clock, while some
85 men wore at work In various parts
of the half-finished theater portion of
the structure, tho roof full in without a
second s warning. Nearly every work
man was carried down into the theater
pit. The top gallery was crushed
down upon the lower gallery, forming a
sort of fatal billsido, down whioh slid
brokon steel girders, plunks, timbers,
bnok and a great quantity of 'ooment
from tho roof, and carrying along a
struggling company ot mon into tho pit
below, vory few of whom escaped in
jury. The front wall of the building
remained practically intact, but the
east side wall bulged out and buckled
Notwithstanding the latter dangor,
the work of rescuing the injured and
taking out tho dead was rushed, and
good progress made until 5:15, whon
the upper portion of the east wall full,
a showorof bricks striking around the
orowd of laborers, oflloers and newspa
per men, extinguishing the temporary
electric lights and causing a stampede
for the stroat. iortunately none of
those who wero struck by the second
downfall was seriously injured, al
though several wero precipitated into
the basement through tho stool hoist,
over which only a few loose planks
wero laid. Mayor Maybury and other
oily officials, who wete 011 the scene,
thereupon dooid )d not to further im
peril life in ordor to save dead bodies,
and the work was suspended until to
morrow. When the crush occurred two bodies
were visible in the debris, but they
were abandoned for the present. The
August Sallaeh, Georgo W. White,
Theodore Mortens, Martin Shaftor,
Cornelius McAiron, James MegorsohkH,
August Januschowski, John Greselski.
Two othor bodies had beon discovered
n the debris at the time of the second
The missing are: Petor Connors,
Jacob Lowen, Finnk Wolf, Botts
and O. Mullim.
TwelVn allien wnrkmon wore serious-
ly injured!. Ofnilefie it to feared that
Edward Fisher, and J.. V. Wilson will
The disaster Is supposed to havo boon
due to the use of fuulty'iron beams in
constructing tbe supports for the very
The I'tes Were Obedient,
Denver, Nov. 8. Game Warden
Swan roturned from the western part
of the state, and says there are no Utos
there. The troops had no diflloulty in
persuading the Utes to leave, as they
had already killed all the game they
Tacoma, Nov. 8. Olof Alborg, an
employe of the Ulaauws salmon can
nery, was scalded late yostorday after-
noon by esoapiug steam, caused by
oareleieness. " I
FLAT REFUSAL GIVEN
Will Not Sell
SAYS WE HAVE NO CLAIM
Accuses tho TJi'-'ted States of Acting la
Uad Fulth-Niit Sanctioned by
Paris, Nov. 7. Tho Spanish commis
sioners, in the course of a two-boors'
eBslon of tbo peace conforonce today,
flatly refused to accept Monday's propo
sition by the Amoricans to take the on
tire Philippine group and to reimburse
Bpain for her ."paoiflo" expenditures
This negative action was expected.
Tbo Spanish commissioners had also a
number of pj'lve declarations which
filled some 87 typewritten sheets, In
this statomout tho Spaniards held that
the Unitod States bad no ultimata
rights In the Philippines Islands, and
could have none suve by the consent of
Spain In throe negotiations and upon
terms satisfactory to hor.
Aocording to the Spanish contention
in the formal statement, the Unitod
States entertained no thought of annex
ing tho Philippines when the protocol
was signed, or it would have been ex
pressed In the protocol as clearly as the
conditions regarding the cossion of ter
ritory in the Antilles and the Orient
M. Cam Don, beture the signature of tho
protoool, received from Madrid, the
presentment allegod, cable message,
dearly setting forth that the mainten
ance of Spain's authority ovor the Phil
ippines should not be affected by the
protocol, to which reservation the
United States made at that time no
protest or objection. This dispatch to
M. Cambon, as tbo Spaniards claimed
today, embodiod also the view that tho
Unitod States had no valid basis for
claims In tbe archipelago.
It was furthor held today by Senor
Rios and his colleagues that the capitu
lation of Manila, having occurred aftor
the signing of the protocol, and thus
after the suspension of hostilities, was
With all this for a groundwork, the
Spaniards made their first posltivo
move against the Aniorioans, and It
constituted their counter proposition
They charged upon the United States
wrongful appropriation of public money
belonging to Bpain by seizing the tnriff
duties at Manila, and they formally
demand the return of those roonoys in
the sum of nearly (1,000.000.
On these same premises the United
States was allegod to have made and
held as prisoners the Snanish troops at
Manila, In violation of International
law, because dono aftor tho suspension
of hostilities undor tho protocol.
A furthor charge was that by the Im
prisonment of the Spanish troops at
Manila the Unitod States had prevent
ed Spain from quelling the Insurrection
and bud thus contributed to the vio
lence against Spain after the cessation
Today's Spanish presentment 'also
cited the refusal of the Americans to
oonsidor the Cuban debt on the ground
that It was not sanctioned In tho pro
tocol, and demanded an adhoronoe to
this, as a precedence to the discussion
of the Philippines, regarding a cession
of wbioh tho bpanlsh commissioners
held that the protocol made no men
tion. In snppoitof theso assertions
arguments and demands, tbe Spanish
presentment Invokos Spain's record in
the ooirospondonce by mall and tolo
graph, though It Is not known unoffi
cially whether tho Spaniards producod
tho message said to have beon sont
from Madrid to M. Cambon at the time
tho ptotocol was signed, in which,. It
was affirmed today, Spain reserved hor
The presentment was road by Inter
preter Ferguson, being rendored from
the Spanish in which it was written,
At tho olose of the reading, tho
Americans said tlioy wished to havo
the Spanish statoment rendered into
written English for more oareful con
sldeiatlon, and an adjournment was
taken to Tuosday,
Pledged Their Policies
Lincoln, Nob., Nov. 7. A romarka
ble potition has been filed in the dis
trict court of Lancaster county by
Charles F David W. and Georgo K,
Brown, to seek to have teceivers of tbo
defunct Lincoln Savings bank re
strained from selling to the highest
bidder insurance policies aggregating
(15,000 on the livos of the Browns,
pledged to socure a loan.
The novel claim Is advanced that by
thus disposing of the policies the lives
of the plaintiffs are placed in jeopardy.
The policies may bo paid only ' at the
death of the assurod, hence the claim is
made that by transferring them a dual
inducement is offered to make away
with the parties insurod. Judge
Holmes has assignod the caso for hoar-
ing at the term of court which meets
Disappointed In Love.
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 7. E. N.
Heinrich, son of a wealthy Watertown,
N. Y., jeweler, committed suicide lust
night by drinking acid. Disappoint
ment in love is assigned as the oauso.
Sighted 4 Derelict.
Port Townsend, Wash., Nov. 7.
Captain John Ilahn, of the Canadian
sohoonor Viotoria, reports that, Sep
tember 21, he passed within 10 yards
of a derelict. Tbo craft hud turnod
turtle, and appeared to be a vessol of
about 100 tons. The derelict was in
latitude 61 deg. 5 mln. north, longitude
166 deg. 23 rnin. west, and in '.he
direct track of vessels coming from
Behring sea. The derelict is thought
to bo the British Sealing schooner pio
neer, which is considerably overdue,
ON A BURNING SHIP.
Msnster Overtook an Atlantic Coist
Steainor Five Passengers Perished
Vineyard Haven, Mass., Nov. 7. A
dlsastorat soa, fortunately with a small
loss of fifo, five persona In afl, was
mado known today by the Iafidlng here
of survivors who escaped from the
burning steam or Croatan, of the Clyde
lino, bound from New York for Wil
mlrigton, N. 0.,and Georgetown, S. O.
The disastor occurred Novembor 1,
abont 18 miles north ot Cape Charles,
and about 206 miles from New York,
from which port the steamer sailed Oo-
tobor 81, with a general cargo and eight
passengors. At 8 0 clock in the after
noon, the burned hull of the big
freighter sank beneath the waves. Of
the 27 porsons who were on boaid, 23
have surviovd. These passengers were
landed at this port this aftemoon by
the sf hoonor Alice E. Clark, of Port
land, Mo., whioh was in the vicinity of
the Croatan at tho tune she was burn
ing. The Oroatan'i list of drowned is
Sooond Assistant Engineer Joremlah
McOarty, of Nova Sootla; loaves a
widow In New York. Steward James
Curtis, of Jersey City; Mrs. James
Cuitis.wlfe ot the steward; Frank,
an oiler; Jennie Willard, colored, Wil
mington, N. O.
FELL THROUGH A BRIDGE
Eighteen Hen Precipitated Into the
Des Chutes Hlver.
Olympla, Wash,, Nov. 7. A crew
of eight men and a traction engine foil
through a county bridge aoross the Dos
Chutes rivor, near the Waddell settle
ment, yestorday afternoon. They fell
about 15 foot. Three of the men were
seriously injured. Tho bridge had
been undergoing repairs. The con
tractor bad finished his work on it only
a tow momenta before the accident.
The notices for vchiolcs to keep off had
not boen removed, and the oounty com
mission had not accepted the bridge.
The engine and orow were about two
thirds of the way aoross whon tho
brhlgo fell, and the machine and crew
were preoipltated Into the river. Tho
engine is the property of Thompson &
Dutchor, who talk of bringing suit
against the oounty If they are not re
imbursed for the damage done thoir
inaohino and the cost of repairing it,
which will be considerable. The names
of the injured men are Dutcher, Ben
Gibson and Pipor,
Joseph McCarrngher, engineer on the
steumor City of Olympia, whioh was
built by a joint stook company of busi
ness men of thla city, and Bent to
Alaska for prospecting purposes last
summoi, has returned on a short bust
ness trip. The steamer is in winter
quarters at Skagway. The orow have
13 good claims at Lake Atlin, whioh
they will work In the spring. Tho
mon have scoured a wood contraot at
Skagway which will koop thorn em
ployed till spring.
FASHODA INCIDENT CLOSED.
France Announces the Withdrawal
Paris, Nov. 7. A sanil-ofllolal note
issued this evening says the government
has resolved not to retain tho Mar-
chand mission at Fashoda, adding that
ihia decision was arrived at by the ouu-
Inot after an exhaustive examination
of the question.
London, Nov. 7. The most tellable
information from Paris confirms the
oarlier ropoits that M. Dopuy. the
promior, has decided towasli his hands
of Fushoda and to leoall Major Mar
ohand, for whose mission h is not re
sponsible. This dooision is, to some
extent, due to a desire to allow nothing
to interfere with the success of the ex
position of 1000.
ENGLAND'S WAR PREPARATION,
In Ilerlln to He Connected With
the Philippine Question.
London, Nov. 7. The Borlin corre
spondent of the Dully Nows says: It
la asserted In well-informed quartets
that tho British war preparations are
connected with the Philippine ques
tion, In which the United States gov
ernment ia working in agreoment with
England. The minora were revived
that the United States Intends ceding
to England some of the islands or
granting coaling stations there.
New Consumption Cure,
Chicago, Nov. 7. Dr. J. B. Mur
phy's new treatment for consumptives
has apparently worked Its first euros.
The patients are William B. Purcell
and J. C. Edwards, who bave been un
dergoing the treatment for a little over
three months. Tho treatment is that
which excited wido Interest when pre
sented in a paper read by Dr. Murphy
before the American Medical Associa
tion at Denver this summer.
fatal Miner's Riot.
Nanalmo, B. 0 Nov. 7. A short
time ago the Union Colliery Company
rnported hundreds of Japs to work in
the coal mines. Early this morning a
riot broke out among them, whioh re
sulted In one having his bead smashed
to plocos and another's abdomon being
badly lacerated. Latest teports say
the injured cannot possibly recover.
Cleared for Action.
Wei-Hal-Wei, Nov. 7. All the
British warships hero aro now. fully
coaled. Thoir woodwork has boen re
moved, and they aro completely pre
pared for emergencies.
Two Fatal Aoeldents,
Brooklyn, B. C., Nov. 7. Yesterday
Otto Anderson was blown up by dyna
mite near here. Ho was employed in
railroad. A blast exploded preraa-
uroly. Today John Olson, in another
railroad camp, met death by a tamp-ing-rod
passing through his head. It
was propollod by a premature blast.
Spain will permit her soldiers who
avo served three years to remain in
Cuba, but they will receive but a small
portion of their salary.
I MOVEMENT TO CUBA
The First Brigade Will Start
About November 22.
GEN. CARPENTER IN COMMAND
Nsovltns and Pnerto Principe Will Be
First Cities Occupied Bqnlppsd
and Rationed tot 60 Uays.
Washington, Nov. 5. The war de
put tment has issuod a general ordor for
the movement of troops to Cuba. The
first troops will leave on 01 about No
vembor 22, and will comprise a brigade
undor Brlgadicr-Gonoral Carpenter.
The brigade will be taken from the
Seventh army corps.- Tbe brigade will
be sont to Neuvitas, Puerto Principe.
The order looks to the occupation of
two points to begin with, namely, Nue
vitas and Puerto Principe, but the oc
cupation will be extendod as rapidly as
the Spanish evacuation proooods.
The order directs the movement to
begin at once, bat acoording to tbe cal
culations of the department, it will
scarcely be possible to make the first
landing before Novembor 23.
The headquarters of the new corps
which has been created for the purpose
of beginning the occupation will be at
Nuevitas, under command of General
L. H. Carpenter. The ordei follows:
"Headquartes of six troops of Eighth
United States cavalry, and Third Geor
gia volunteers will be at Nuevitas.
Six troops of Eighth United States cav
alry and Fifteenth Infantry at Puorto
Principe. Reglmont will be prepared
to embark at onoe and subsistence de
partment will arrange for neoessarv
rations. Command will be equipped
and rationed for 60 days.
"Brigadior-General L. II. Carpenter
Is assigned to the command of these
troops, with headquarters at Nuevitas.
Cavalry brigade composed of- Seventh
and Eighth oavalry is discontinued.
Tbe Seventh Is assigned to First army
corps, and the bighth .to. Second army
corps. The Fifteenth infantry Is de
tached from the Fourth army corps,
and an infantry brigade created, com
posed of the Third Georgia volunteers
and Fiftoonth infantry, and designated
as the Socond brigade, Third division,
The order Bonding the Second brigade.
Third division, Second corps, to '
Athens, Ga., lias been rovokod.
CENTRAL AMERICAN UNION.
Its Constitution Modeled After That ol
the United States.
Washington, Nov. 6. A complete
transformation ot the geography ol
Contral America ocourred November 1
by tho birth of a now republio, the
United States of Contral America, and
the disappearance oi the republics of
Nicaragua, Honduras and Salvador, ex
copt as states of tho now Union. Senoi
Corea, oharge d'affaires of those repub
lics dining thoir transition stage, has
reoeived detailed information of the
changos effootod, and the form of the
government of the now republio.
As indicating the dignity and im
portance of the United States of Cen
tral America, Senor Corea points out
that It has a population of about 2,000.
000, an area of about 113,000 squaie
miles, and a great stretch of seaeoast
on the Atlantic and Pacific, and tho
site of the Nicaragua canal, through
which commerce will ultimately past
from ocean to ocean. The general
character of the new government Is
shown in a communication reoeived by
Senor Coiea irom the general assem
bly's so iretary. It states the capital
is temporarily located at Amapalu, on
Tigre Island, lying in the Gulf of Fon
Bica. The capital wil remain there un
til thn oongress selects a permanent
sito for it.
The constitution provides for a presi
dent, elected for four years by the di-
roct vote of the people, with a provi
sion against immediate re-election.
The president is made commander in
ohief of the army and navy, and his
functions ate much the same as those
of the persident of the United States.
The inauguration of the president ia
fixed fur March 15, next. Meantime
tbo executive power will be directed
by a council of throe, elected by the
goneral assembly. The presidential
election occurs the first Sunday in De
cember, and at tbe same time represen
tatives to the new house of representa
tives will be elected. Tlie legislative
powor Is given to a congress of two
houses, the senate being made tip of six
senators from each state, and three
from the federal distiiot, while tin
house of repiesontatlvos has one repre
sentative from each 30,000 inhabitants.
The fedoral Judiciary providod by the
constitution is patterned after the sys
tem of the United States, and indeed
throughout the constitution there is a
close rosomblanco to the systems in this
oountir. The governments of Nica
ragua, Salvador and Honduras become
states, their present presidents giving
way to governors.
A Significant Sign.
London, Nov. 8. Thefaot that coast
guardsmen throughout the United
Kingdom havo boon warned to be in
readiness for mobilization is regarded
as a menacing sign. Many oi mem
have already joined thoir ships.
Big Storm onfthe Sound.
Port Townsend, Wash., Nov. 5.
The severest storm of the season visited
this section last night. The sohoonor
Maria Smith dragged ber anchor for
quito a distance. The abatoment of
tho storm prevented her going ashore.
The sloop Olaf Johnson went ashore on
Whldhy Island and la a complete wreck,
Cretan Question Settled.
Canoa, Crete. Nov, 5. The interna
tional troops occupied (he fortress at 9
o'clock this moiciug- ...