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A, W. CHKNEY, Publisher.
OB EG ON CITY OREGON
EVENTS OF THE DAY
Aa Interesting Collection of Items From
the Two Hemispheres Presented
la a Condensed Form.
A dispatch to the San Franoisoo Mer
chants' Exchange say the bark Mo
hare from Vanoonver for Santa Rosalia
it ashore at Sooke inlet, and will prob
ably be a total loss. The crew was
In Walla Walla fire destroyed two
one-story buildings and the upper floor
of a two-story building on Main street
between Fonrtb and Fifth. The fire
was oansed by a lamp exploding in the
rear of a millinery establishment
Yale was defeated, but not disgraoed
in the third heat of the Grand Chal
lenge cup, which was rowed at Henley
-on-Thanies. Leander won by one and
three-fourths lengtbB In 7 minutes and
14 seoonds. The rooord is 6 minutes
and 61 seoonds.
The rash of tourists to Alaska this
season is remarkable. The Queen
wbioh has just sailed, oarried as pas
sengers 180 first-olass and almost as
many more in the steerage. All the
glaciers and points of interest are visit
ed curing these summer trips.
From advices reoeived by the Austra
lian steamer Miowera, whioh has just
arrived in Vanoouver, 13. C, it now
seems probable that the Queensland
government will join New South
Wales and Canada in granting a sub
sidy to the Canadian-Australian steam
ship line. Captain Bird, on behalf of
JameB Huddart, managing owner of
the line, recently interviewed the
Queensland government, and it is
said the government will reoommend
that parliament grant a subsidy of
6,000 per year for three years. The
company is at present negotiating in
England for the oonstruotion of larger
steamers for the line.
At the first day's session of the na
tional Demooratio convention but little
was accomplished. The convention
was called to order by Chairman Har
rity, of the national oommittee, who
reported Hill as the choice of the na
tional oommittee for temporary chair
man. The announcement was greeted
with great oheering from all parts of
the house. Clayton, of Alabama,
representing the silver foroes moved
that the name of Daniels be substituted
for that of Hill, and on a roll oall by
states his motion prevailed, the silver
men thus sooring their first viotory.
The temporary chairman wag esoorted
to his seat amidst the applause of the
Mrs. Harriet Beeoher Stowe died at
Hartford, Conn. Members of the fam
ily were at her bedside.
A touching appeal comes from the
Greeks aBking for relief for starving
women and obildren. It has been
suggested that the United States send
a vessel to rescue them.
Captain-General Weyler has yielded
to insistent requests to extend until
August the time for remaining in the
island allowed to Jose Yznnga, the
Amorioan newspaper correspondent sen
tenced to banishment.
Rufus Buok, Louie Davis, Lucky
Davis, Maonii July and Sum Sampson,
comprising the "Buck gang," were
executed in Fort Smith, Ark., Presi
dent Cleveland refusing to interfore.
They wero convicted of murder and
Brazilian commercial oircles are not
favorable to a treaty of commeroe with
Argentina, not regarding the advan
tages to bo obtained as of suflioient im
portance. Purely Brazilian firms are
favorable to renewal of the treaty of
reciprocity with the Uuitod States.
Within a few weeks will be oom
meuoed one of the most gigantic opera
tions in tho history of the war depart'
niout Fortifications more powerful
than those existing anywhero in the
world will be built in New York har
bor, the cost of the work being about
A special from Ileleua, Mont., says
the Cheyenuo Indians have donned
their war paint and are holding pow
wows preparatory to a general uprising.
Several troops of tho Tenth cavalry"
havo been ordered from Fort Custer to
the Cluyenno agency nt Lame Deer,
Custer county, Mont.
A letter received in Havana gives
the details of an important engagement
in Piuar del Rio, near C'ayo Kedondo. !
The rebel leader, Brigadier Frani Hiid i
bis thirteen followers were killed and '
many wounded. They were carried
from tho field. The insurgents were ;
put to flight. The feeling in Piuar
del Kio is now one of alarm.
The New York World publishes the ;
following: The Postal Cable Com
pany has arranged for an extension of
iu lines into Southern territory, where j
it baa not had a single wire. Tho
Postal Telegraph-Cable Company, of
Texas, has been formed, and an agree- ;
went entered into with the New York
company for the transaction of business.
Wires will tie strung to reach the lead- '
iug points, and ultimately will extend
About thirty members of the com
mittee appointed at the St. Louis con
vention, to officially notify the vice
presidential candidate. G. A. Uobart,
of bis nomination, proceeded to Pater
son, N. J., the home of the nominee.
Chairman Charles W. Fairbanks made
the speech and be was replied to briefly
by Mr. Hobart.who outlined hi future
policy if elected. The ceremony was
witnessed by over 8,000 people from
various parts of the country. Charles
W. Fairish, of Oregon, aud J. M. Gil
bert, of Washington, were present
Attempt Baldwin's Life.
During the process of Lillian Aib
! ley's suit against E. J. Baldwin for
j 175,000 for seduotion, in San Fran
i oisoo, Emma Ashley, a sister of Lil
! lian, tried to shoot the millionaire de
fendant She fired at Baldwin, but
! the bullet missed. Emma Ashley is
believed to be insane. During the
; trial she bas spent her time in oourt
; reading the Bible. When taken to jail
i aha sang "Nearer My God, to Tbee"
j in a loud voioe. Baldwin was crazy
with rage and wanted a obance to fight
j some one. His hair was singed by the
1 powder and tbe ballet passed within
an inch of his bead. His escape is
i ascribed to the woman's inexperience
with firearms. Tbe pistol was thrown
upward by reooll after the trigger was
Wheeling Injures Women.
A remarkable ciroular has been is
sued by tbe Women's Rescue League
of Washington, D. C. It is signed by
Charlotte Smith, president, and Vir- I .
ginia N. Lount, secretary of the legis-
n a most sensational manner to what
these ladies consider the
moral and physical ill effect of the
rid ng of bicycles by women. The oo-
oasion of the issuanoe of the circular at
this time is that next week there will
be a bioyole parade in Washington in
wbioh it is thought that fully 40,000
wheels will participate. Of the 45,
000 bicyclists in the city at least 15,
000 are women.
A St Louis detective has suooeeded
in capturing a gang of counterfeiters.
A oomplete set of tools was found in
their possession. Those arrested have
hitherto borne good characters, one of
whom is a regular practicing female
physioian. There was also found by
tbe c eteotive a photographic engrav
ing of a 20 bill, some of the bills, tbe
oopper plates and all necessary para
phernalia for etching the plates.
The jury in the oase of John D.
Hart, Captain John O'Brien and tbe
others of the steamship Bermuda,
charged with violation of the neutral
ity laws by aiding and abetting a mili
tary expedition to Cuba, bave rendered
a sealed statement of disagreement to
Judge Brown. Tbey were discharged.
Revolution in Bolivia. j
Dispatches received from La Paz, ;
the oapital of Bolivia, announce that !
a revolution has broken out at Sucre, j
an important city, whioh was the capi-;
tal of Bolivia until 1869. Eleotion j
troubles are supposed to be the oause :
of the uprising.
The Lone Hlghwavman.
Another stage robbery is reported
from California. Tbe Sonora ooaoh
wis held up by a lone highwayman.
He seoured a few registered letters, one
of whioh was valuable. He then made
good his escape.
Canadian Pacific In It.
It has been decided that the Canadian
Paoifio railway shall, at least tenta
tively, beoome a party to the joint
News From Peru.
Severe earthquakes are reported as a
daily occurrence near Lima, Peru.
Much damage has been done to build
ings. Cholera In Egypt.
A dispatch from Cairo says that the
oholera returns for June show 4,419
oases and 8,598 deaths.
Washington, July 6. In the exeon- j
tion of the broad plans for the instruo
tion of our naval officers in squadron :
drills and combined maneuvers, formu- j
lated by Seoretary Herbert, the summer j
drills of the North Atlantic squadron,
which will begin on the lSth hist., ;
will find their oountorpart in a series i
of squadron movements, target practice
aud fleet drills, to be conducted by the
Paoifio Btation by Admiral Beardsley.
Because many of tbe ships naturally
attached to his Btation, have been nec
essarily transferred to the Atlantic sta- i
tion, Admiral Beardsley will not have i
as many vessels available for his drills ;
as will Admiral liuuoe, on the Atlantic
coast. Consequently, in order to be
able to carry out a programme of any
value, from an educational standpoint,
ho most make tho most of such ships as
he can oommand, and it wll bo impos
sible, therefore, this season to with
draw any of the ships, evon temporar
ily, from the cquadron.to attend the
local celebrations at various points on
tho Pacific coast, as has beeu custom
ary in the past.
KiiKllHh Company Shut Out,
New York, July 6. The Hearld's
correspondent in Rio Janeiro, tele
graphs that despite the presidents of
tbe English Cable Company, the Bra
zilian government has granted to an
other eompauy the privilege of estab
lishing a land telephone service to con
nect Rio with all ports north of Para.
The concession is heartily supported by
Troops for Cuba.
Madrid, July 6. The first portion i
of the troops destined for Cuba will Adairsville who could keep order.
embark on twenty steamers at tbe end . x . ,
of August. These troops will consist I An enterprising sta istioisn has dis
of 85. 190 infantry, 467 cavalry, 283 ar- : eoverecl, . Philadelphia has 125
tillerv. 1.169 engineers, and several women s clubs devoted to political
battalions of volunteers.
Three Killed and One Injured.
Houston, Tex., July 6. The explo-1
sion of a toiler in tbe office of the
Evening Star, at 9:40 this afternoon,
killed three persons, and severely
wounded another. Tbe explosion was
caused by letting oold water into an
Dr. Pratt Of Chioago. is treating !
John A. C. Johnson, a consumptive, !
with the X rays, and the patient is
said to suow decided improvement
ON AN UPTURNED BOAT
Perilous Adventure of Two
BOTH BOAT AND SET WERE LOST
Capsized la the Ocean, They Were
Rescued by Men ou Board
Astoria, Or., July 7. Simon Pakkalo
and his boatpuller, Erick Paso, two
fishermen working for Elmore, reap
peared in this city today after an ab
sence of several days, having been
brought in from the lightship. Their
boat was capsized on Thursday night,
when a number of men ventured too
far out and were caught in a heavy
aumll Pulrlruln'fl Knu t ma a fclio nnl
; managed to cling to the upturned oraft
( j ge on boftrd
' lightship, when they were quickly
, " Both boat and net were lost
, Their fi fl frQm death wa mnQW
i on . ' . . . .. a , . .
1 1. ' roanhaA u u iti,,.
ship about daybreak.
The ooronor today brought down
from Bear creek the body of Samuel
Farley, who died in a drunken spre
Tbe man, with several companions, bail
a gallon1 jug of whisky, ' and in the
evening laid down in tbe road. Tbe
others left bim, and the man rolled
down a hill, landing faoe down. It is
supposed he smothered in that position.
He was SO years old, unmarried, and
was employed in Frazer's logging
FRASER RIVER FLOOD.
Canadian PaeiBo Tea Train Went into
Vanoouver, B. C, July 7. The first
fatality as a result of the high water
in tbe Fraser river, occurred last night,
about 11 o'clock, when a portion of a
Canadian Paoifto freight train, laden
with tea, went into tne river near
Agassiz, and Edward Dearden, a brake
man, was killed.
It seems that the water bad washed
away the bank, leaving the rails and
ties in place. The engineer in the
dark did not notioe this, and ran into
the fatal spot, with the result that the
enigne and eight cars went into the
river. Engineer Carey and Fireman
Coughliu jumped and escaped with a
few minor injuries, but Brakeman
i Dearden was never seen again, and is
; probably buried beneath the wreckage
i in the river.
I Reports from Fraser river points
' state that the river is steadily rising,
i At Cbilliwaok considerable damage bas
I been done to crops on low lands, and
, tbe steamer Gladys has been busily en
j gaged for the past few days in running
; oattle and settler's effects to high
Nioemen island is also suffering from
high water, and all down tbe river on
j both sides, wherever the low levels are
, not fully protected by high dikes, they
: are under water.
The Mission City townsite will also
' be under water in many parts if the
! hot weather continues. At New
' Westminster the water at high tide is
; two feet two inches below the mark
made during the floods of 1894,
A ROYAL WEDDING.
An Event That Will Snon Demand all !
of Londuu'e Attention.
London, July 7. The wedding of !
Princess Maud of Wales to Prince :
Chalres of Denmark, bas finally been
fixed for July 22. The queen will at- I
tend the ceremony, and it has been j
praotioally deoided that the young j
couple will traverse London while on j
their way to Sandringbam, in order to i
enable the masses to greet them. ,
It would take columns of space to
briefly describe the host of charming
costumes which have been prepared for !
the popular princess. The costumes '
are chiefly tailor-mado, and include a !
bioyoling costume of fawn-colored
Venetian cloth with a narrowish skirt, i
having little pockets at tho hem to ;
bold shot, intended to keep the dress in
place. Tho Princess of Wales, among I
other gifts, has presented her daughter
a superb ciroular Russian cape of pur
ple velvet lined throughout with the '
finest sable and having a deep sable
A Deadly Durl
Russellville, Ky., July 7. A deadly
duel took place near Adairsville late
yesterday afternoon. Jliek Younger
went to the town drunk, and as he rode
out of town he tired his pistol. H. H.
Harmon, the town marshal, mounted
a horse and started after Younger. An
hour later both men were found dead a
mile from town. Both had been shot
through the heart, and only one cham
ber in each revolver had been dis
charged. There were no witnesses.
Younger was a relative of the famous
Younger outlaws. Harmon killed two '
men in Tennessee several years ago. ,
He was the only man in the town of
A Fisherman Drowned
The Dalles. July 5. Jackson Onl-
lick, a fishermen, aged 80 vears. was
drowned this morning, while repairing
a fitbwheel near town. The body bas
not yet been recovered. Gulick wss
an industrious young man, and the son
of an old resident here. He leaves a
Tnrhl.h Reserves Called Out.
Salonica July7. All the Turkish
reset res in the district have been ulled
: - "Three Friends" Pursued
j Key West, July 8. The steamer
i Three Friends passed here at 9 A. M.f
, penned by the Spanish warship Alfonso
. XIII. Both vessels were under fall
; steam. The Friends wss between
: eigm ana ten miles aneaa oi tne war-
ship. Observers say tbe warship fired I
upon the Three Friends. The warship j
is outting the three mile limit very
close, and is trying to bead off the
Three Friends. It is reported the!
United States warship Maine, and
United States cutters are getting up ,
steam preparatory to intercepting both I
vessels. Great excitement prevails. !
I'gly Feeling 1'revalent. I
I Cleveland, July 8. Contrary to po- j
I lioe fears, there was no violent demon-1
; strations last evening after the funoral
; of William Rottger, tbe striker at the
Brown Hoisting & Conveying Company
; who was shot by a nonunion man.
i Tbere was, however, a great deal of
feeling manifest, and the authorities
think the prospect for trouble tonight,
when the men in the works go home,
; are fully equal to those of the preced
t L 3' . J VZ
: ing nights.
) armories waiting orders. The funeral
was an immense affair, fully 10,000
union men being in line.
General Vouug Dead.
i Washington, July 8. A dispatoh
j was received by tbe state department
! today announcing that General Pierce
J B. Young, United States minister to
! Guatemala and Honduras, died at New
! York at 11:80 today. 'General Young
! arrived in this country June 24. He
submitted to an operation at tbe Pres
' byterian hospital, New York, aud
1 never recovered. He was a native of
I Georgia, and bad a distinguished record
' for service in the Confederate army.
Kurtliquake at Cyprus.
Genoa, Italy, July 8. Jnst arrived
reports from Larnica say the island of
Cyprus has been suffering from earth-
i quake shocks since July 1. A general
panio is said to prevail at Larnica. The
! goverment ana military autnorities are
pruviuiug lenis ior tne unngmea peo
ple. The town is deserted.
For Uuion with ureeoe.
London, July 8 A dispatoh to the
Standard from Athens says that the
Cretans yesterday eleoted a provisional
government, and decided to proclaim
the union of the island with Greece,
and, if pressed hope that autonomy
will be granted to tbe island under
surveillance of the powers.
Tlnrrible Double Murder.
Santa Barbara, Cal., July 8. A hor
rible doable murder has been commit
ted here. The bodies of Mrs. H. R.
Richardson, aged 60, and her daugh
ter, Ethel, were found. They had
been Btabbed and beaten with a olub.
Intense exoitement prevails. There is
no due to the murder.
Walling 8 ntenoed.
Newport, Ky., July 8. Alonzo J.
Walling, oonvioted of the murder of
Pearl Bryan, whs sentenced today to
be banged on August 7.
The School Population.
Washington, July 7. The total en
rollment in eduoational institutions of
all kinds in the United States for the j
sohool year of 1893-94 was nearly 16,
000,000, according to tbe report for the
year just promulgated by Commissioner
of Education Harris. Of these all but
400,000 wore in the regular schools, an
increase of about half a million for the
year. The percentage of total popula
tion enrolled in the schools was 20.63.
Sohool property gained in value during
the year over $26,000,000, and 1,103
more sohoolhousei were in operation.
In the past twenty years the South has
increased 54 per cent in population,
but its school attendance has inoreased
130 per cent, more than twioe as fast
as the population. In the twenty
years from 1874 to 1894, the value of
sohool property in the South increased
from $16,000,000 to $51,000,000,
signer euucauon nas aiso mane a of the offlce when Patrolman Gibbous,
good record. The report includes Spe-1 who wag onoe a uniou workman, ad
cialist McDonald's criminological in- j dre8aed the mob. flnd Barti, auioted it.
vestigation. The latter seeks to prove
that there can be no rational treatment
of orime until the causes are investi
gated. He estimates nine-tenths of the
crime to be due to bad social conditions.
Turkey's I'ollcy Condemned.
Philippopolis, July 7. The consuls
of the European powers are sending
pessimistic accounts of the way in
which hostilities are being conducted
in Crete. The situation is such that
should the porte insist in its conduct, ordering the Cleveland city guards and
French men-of-war may laud troops on , company F to tho scene of the riot,
the island. The Armenian patriarch, j The guards arrived just as the mob
Isemiu, has asked permission to resign. was preparing for another effort to cap
Further outbreaks seem inevitable. ture Saunders. As the soldiers came
The Turkish battalions at .Toddah, who down the street, the mob howled, and
mutinied on account of receiving no ' the gn irds were compelled to open a
pay, have deserted their arms. There ; way for themselves with leve'ed bayo
are no troops available to put down
this revolt Tbe porte, foreseeing com
plications in Greece, Macedonia and
Syria, is about to mobilize all the
troops of the bed iff, or landwehr.
Tbe bones of the skull are arched
that form tbe geatest
combined with the least
weight and quantity of material.
Rome, July 7. According to a
newspaper statement, Bishop Fa Icon io,
of Aoerenza, will replaoe Cardinal Sa- j
a. in 1 .l,l. kA t';j'
tolli as papal ablegate to the United
States. Bishop Falconio was once en
gaged at St Buenaventura college, Al
legheny, N. Y.
I , The Jiew Ablegate.
Bradford, Pa., July 7. Bishop
Falconio, now cf Acerenza, Italy, who
has been appointed to succeed Monsig
nore Satolli as papal representative in
tbe United States, was for several years
professor of philosophy and later presi
dent of St Buenaventura college at Al
legheny, Cattraugus county, N. Y.
' Bishop Falconio is fully in touch with
American affairs, a splendid Enclish '
erh'1ar and orator. He is a native of
A RIOT AT CLEVELAND
j One Striker Killed and Many
STUDENT HELD FOR MUEDEE
Militia Was Called Out and Charged
the Mob -Attempt to Ljrnoh
Cleveland, July 6. The strike at
tbe Brown Hoisting Company's works
has reaobed a point where the authori
ties, as well as tbe strikers, are in no
mood for trifling. When the non
union men left the works at 6 o'clock
this afternoon, there was rioting.
Two hundred and fifty polioe emerged
from tbe gates guarding COO workmen.
An immense orowd bad gathered a
block away, but tbe police took a new
route aDd elode1 th6mfor the mment
1 TV, ...ll,,..,, o . wall ..j ran
" y n " "
soon overtaking the marohing column,
hooting and yelling. A huge moving
van was in the rear tilled with strikers,
and with it a small wagon, laden with
empty beer bottles. The polioe sus
pected that the bottles were intended
as missies, and oompelled the driver of
the wagon to tarn baok.
At Wilson and Euclid avenues, a
railroad train blocked the way, and
an euort was made to arive tne van
of the strikers through the guard of
police. The officers dragged tbe
driver, Fred W. Hearn, a moving oon
traotor, to the ground, and also the
man on tbe seat beside him, W. J.
O'Neill, a paving oon traotor. These
men resisted, and the polioe used their
clubs on them with such effect that
their heads were soon swollen masses
of outs. One man's ankle was brokon.
The strikers in the van jumped out,
and tbe police charged the orowd.
Frank Coopenhecker, a machinist re
turning from work, and not a striker,
I was caught in the crowd and severely
j olubbed on the head. Hoarn was ar-
i rested and looked up. The strikers
! were dispersed by the onslaught of the
! police, and the nonunion men were
j sent home.
I Meanwhile, a tragedy had taken
iplaoe at tbe Brown works. Albert
Saunders, a young student at the case
i . : .u. ..u.
! lives at 831 Prospect street, has been
miiiiiiiii in Miimitrii running, nuuan latum
working for tbe Brown oompany dur
l ing vacation for tbe practical knowl
i edge it would give him. He did not
leave with tbe nonunion men, under
I polioe guard, bnt mounted his bicycle
j aud sought to reach home alone. As
j he turned up Hamilton street, a knot
: of strikers saw him and shouted to him
j to stop. He did not obey, and they
; began to throw Btones and bricks at
him. A brick struck bim on the head,
and knooked him off his wheel, and
he olaiins that after he was down, tbey
continued to stone him. Rising to his
knees, he drew bis revolver ana fired.
Tbe ball missed his assailants, sped
across a vaoant lot and buried itself in
the breast of William Rettger, one of
tne BCriker8 who was.walking through
an alley with several companions.
Rettger was sent to the hospital, where
he died in a few minutes. He was a
single man. 25 years old, boarding on
Hoadley street, and waa a brother of
Pitcher Rettger, of the Milwaukee
Patrolman Gibbous heard the shot
fired, and, rushing up, seized young
Saunders, and hurried him into the
office of the Bishop-Babcock Company.
In a wonderfully short space of time, a
furious mob packed the streets as far
as the eye could reach aud surged
against the front of the office demand
ing that Saunders be given up to it.
Some one brought a rope, and tbe cry
to lynoh him was raised.
A few began to pry at the windows
Two patrol wagon loads of police ar
rived and a guurd was posted in front
of the building. Long before this,
Mayor McKissen, Police Director Ab
bott, Lintenaut-Colouel Whitney, of
the Fifth regiment, and others were
gathered for consultation in this city.
Word of the oritical condition of
affairs was telephoned from the Bishop
Babcock office, and request made for
the militia. The mayor respoudod by
nets. Several men and boys were
; wounded slightly by the soldiers.
The guards formed in front of the
offlce, and just then company F was
seen alighting from street cars a block
away. Amid the frenzy of excitement
on the part of the dense crowd, a pa
trol wagon was backed to tbe door of
the office, and Saunders was jerked
into it and made to lie on the bottom.
The guards formed around it, with bay
onets at "charge," and forced their
way down Hamilton street, part of the
howling mob surging along with them
Saunders, whose head is badly cut,
j and his body a mass of bruises, is a
I prisoner charged with the killing ot
j Drunkard Rocked the Boat.
Loon Lake, Wash., July 6. Andrew
Hessner, a rancher, was di owned in
the lake here Sunday evening. In com
pany with another man he was rowing
Ole Nelson across the lake. Nelson
was drunk, and rocked the boat Tbe t
boat capsized, and all were thrown into
the water. In the scramble for the
shore and the efforts of neighbors tc
help, Hessner wss drowned. Tbe body
sank in 103 feet of water, and has not
DISPLAY OF YELLOrV METAL
A Grand Gold Exhibit to Be Hade a
Cbioago, July 6. Chioago is to have
a gold exhibit next fall, in whioh tbe
gold fields of every section of the globe
will be represented. A meeting to fur
ther arrangements which have been go
ing on for some time was held yester
day at tbe Wellington hotel under the
auspices of the Chicago Western So
oiety. Colorado, California, Wash
ington, British Columbia, Oregon and
even tbe Georgia gold regions were'
represented, aud enongh gold was.
pledged to start a national bank.
The Carriboo district will exhibit a
brick worth $42,000, representing a
20-day wash-up on one olaim. Tbe
Frenoh creek aud Trail creek districts,
will make an immense exhibit, for
which they are already preparing, and
the Canadian Pacific road, through ita
agent, J. F. Lee, bas promised oarloads
of ore and quartz. Other Western,
roads have promised to transport ex
hibits to Chicago free of charge, and L.
I C. Ferre. of Cripple Creek, guarantees.
1 mat tne uoioraao mines win vo a
. . . , , II
i lf tne mine0wners do half what they
promised yesterday, several life-sized
quartz orusbers will be in operation
under oover in Chioago this fall. All
the machinery for reduoing gold ore
will be exhibited, and with several
railroads hauling quartz free, visitors
will bave an opportunity of seeing just
j how g0i,j jg extracted and prepared for
at Richmond Vee-
Corner Stone Laid
Richmond, Va., July 6. The cor
nerstone of the monument to be erected
in Monroe Park to the memory of Jeff
erson Davis was laid this afternoon
with ceremonies wbioh were impressive
and pathetio. Under a bright, sunny
sky, through densely packed streets and
with the applause of oountless thou
sands to cheer them on, the followers
of the lost cause marched today through
the oity which is deader to the old Con
federates than any in the land. Two
hundred children, boys and girls, wear
ing white and red sashes, followed the
polioe, who cleared the way and led
the procession. Mrs. Jefferson Daivs-
. , j i .i
waB lu v"u
and smiled as cheers greeted her on.
The sponsors and maids of honor,
: chosen for their beauty from all the
Southern states, rode in carriages
, following that of Mrs. Davis. North
; Carolina was the first state to exhibit
' a tattered battle-flag, and as it fluttor
: ed in the breeze it was greeted with
: great oheering. The veterans made
. the pathetio feature of the parade.
! Nearly all are old and for tbe most
j part weak and feeble, but, summoning
j their remaining strength, they marobed
I with pride and pleasure. A large
! number of them carried sticks for sop
! port, and many were oompelled to use
umbrellas in order to withstand the
i rays of the sun.
THE SANGUILLY CASE.
I Havana, July 6. In response to
Consul-General Lee's formal inquiries
as to tho status of Julio Sanguilly's
case, Captain-General Weyler offi
cially stated that the affair was now
beyond his jurisdiction, and wholly
; in the hands of the oivil courts. When
Sangnilly was tried in December last,
certain exceptions to the proceedings
were noted by bis counsel. Then Consul-General
WilliamB objected to the
fact that his sentence was based on th
original testimony taken at the couri
1 martial. These exoeptious have gone
! to the supreme court of Madrid for
: consideration, whore the eminent
Spanish statesman and jurist Senor
Saloneron is acting counsel for the
Sauguilly himself remains in Cabanas
1 castle here, pending a final verdict.
Heccupies the most luxurious quar
ters in the castle, and the Spanish
' officials treat him with great considera
tion. His wife and most intimate
Cuban friends are allowed to visit him
whenever tbey desire and he receives
bis meals from a nord Havana restau
rant. He has, in fact, every comfort
possible under the cucuiustunccs.
iat lie ring lorm-umtfnti.
Olympia, Wash., July 6 Tho lioird
of state land commissioners has cot a.-i
jet formulated the rules for leasing
harbor line areas. Tho form of in
quiry covering information desired oo
this subject has been sent out to tho
United States consuls at seaports
abroad, and to barlwr officials of the
leading cities of this country, with a
view to securing the benefit of experi
ence on this subjact, ani a book con
taining tbe results of these inqniriea
will soon be issued by tbe government.
This work will materially aid the com
missioners in tbe compilation of the
rules to obtain in this state.
Burned to Death.
Buffalo, N. Y., July 6. Mrs.
Dooley, aged 60, was burned to death
in the destruction by fire of her home
in this city. On tbe way to the fire
two trucks collided, killing the horses
attached to one of them and injuring
Walling Must Hang.
Cincinnati, July 6. At Newport,
Ky., today. Judge Holm overruled tho
motion for a new trial for Alonzo Wal
ling, convicted as an acomplice of
Ssott Jackson in the murder of Pearl
Chicago, July 6. The Times-Herald's
Deadwood, S. D., special says
that in Dark Horse irin, in Bald
mountain district, a tw'vf it vein of
ore bas been struck that feys $2,300