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NEWS OF THE WEEK
a Condensed Form for
HAPPENINGS OF TWO CONTINENTS
A Resume of tho Loss Important but
Not Less Interesting Evonts
of the Past Week.
Tho Jnpnneso army is ndvnncing
northward, preceded by cnvnlry.
Tho tetmstora' strike in Ohlciago
mny affect nil department stores. '.
A run on n Now York trading Btntnp
storo hns cntiBed its being closed. '
Irrigation committees of congress will
tour tho West and visit Portland.
Senator 0. II. Piatt is in a very serN
ous condition, having had a rclapso.
Tho Btato department says it has not
received Minister Barrett's resignation,.
Tho Union Pacific railway will build
moro gasolino motor cars and run them
on nil branch lines. "
Tho strike in tho Arkansas Valloy
smelter nt Lendvlllo, Colo., lins been
Bottled and work resumed.
Klvo minors wero killed in an explo
sion in tho Cabin Creek mines .10 miles
from Clutrleston, West Virginia.
Tho beef trust 1ms been cnughtrfn
tho act of Bending witnesses away from
Chicago who might tell too much.
Tho (treat Northern has let contracts
for tho extension of its lino from Sioux
City, Iowa, to ABhland, Nebraska.
Ponds have been sold for tho nxton
sion of tho Wee tern Pacific railroad
from tho prcHcnt torminuB at Salt Luke
City to Oakland.
Kalleff, tho assnssin'of Grand Duke
Serglus, haH been'condemned to death.
Troops fired on railroad Btrikoraffin
an Italian town, killing and wounding
many. . '
Tho question of broken neutrality by
tho RtiBsians lias aroused keen intercut
Contracts hnvo been closed for build
in e an immenve steel mill in China.
Tho work will cost close to $3,000,000.
Portland is now ofllclally rccognUed
as tho leading wheat exporting city of
tho United States. Tho department of
Commerce and Labor itccorda Portland
Tho Japanese government has lot
contracts for tho erection of huge steel
plants and othor necessary machinery
for the construction of heavy ordnance.
An American firm will do tho work.
No women spectators will bo allowed
at the third trial of Nan Patterson.
Tho Chicago teamsters' strike against
Montgomery, Wurd A Co. BeeniB to bo
losing headway. Riots continue, how
ever. A young man of Muncie, Indiana,
ban been lined f 25 and coats for having
cigarette papers In his possession. This
is tho first penalty usHesced in Indiana
since the anti-cigarctto law became
Nevada state health officers report
conditions improving at Tonopah, the
new mining camp.
Tho senate committee on interstato
commerce has commenced its hearings
on railway legislation.
Commissioner Garfield is holding
nik'ht sessions examining into Standard
Oil methods in Kansas.
John A. PeiiKon will have to stand
trial in Washington on land fraud
charges, the United States supreme
court having denied his right to bo
tried in California.
Tho supremo court of tho United
States has decided the ca-n involving
tho removal of George W. Heavers from
Brooklyn to Washington against Ilea,
vera, holding him subject t remo.val.
The preliminary legal battlo is on at
Portland in connection with the land
fraud cases. Hermann, Mitchell, Wil
liamson and the smaller offenders are
all in attendaneel ut Judge ltellinger'fl
court. The best legal talent of tho
state js arrayed uguinst Prosecutor
Heney and they will bo augmented
later by some of the best lawyers of tho
Chicago will own tho city's car
within three months.
Carnegie will soon distribute $12,
500,000 among 50 colleges in 17 states.
Miuturn, a small Colorado mining
town, haa been practically wiped out
Bids have just leen opened by tho
Navy department for tho construction
of threo cruisers. 1
Indiana's anti-cigarette law Is in
force and a cigarette cannot be pur
chased in tho state.
RUSSIANS SEEKING TOGO.
Baltic Meet Joined by Third Squadron
of Fivo Battleships.
Paris, April 21. If tho French nil
thorltles are to bo believed, news of
momentous import may be expected
from tho Far Fast very soon, as, ac
cording to Foreign Minister Delcasso,
the Russian fleet under tho command
of Vlco Admiral Kojestvensky sailed
early on Thursday from Knmranh bay.
Its destination is unknown, but it is
believed hero that It will now sail to
endeavor to locate tho Japanese fleet
and givo battlo.
Naval experts hero believo that tho
third Pacific squadron of tho Itusslan
navy, which is commanded by Admiral
Nobogatoff, has joined Kojestvensky,
and that the latter now has eight first
class battleships, three second-claBS
battleships, three armored cruisers and
a number of other vessels of not quito
bo good n type. Ho is also believed to
have received large quantities of am
munition which had been shipped to
him some time ago, to have filled tho
coal bunkers tit his ships, and generally
to have placed his command in condi
tion to givo a good account of itself.
It Is believed here that Admiral Jon-
quleres, who Is in command of tho
rrench navr.l force In tho waters of
French Cochin China, nurecd to get a
mcBBitgo to the Russian commander to
day, and that the departure of tho Rus
sians followed. Such action has been
expected, as the French authorities
consider that tho protest of Japan
against Russia's using neutral waters
to recoal and refill depleted ammuni
tion magazines was well founded, and,
if Rupsia has been asked to move by
tho French commander in tho Far Fast,
a difficult situation has been cleared up.
CHINA AGREES TO PAY UP.
Will Make Good Deficit in Indemnity
Due to Fall In Sliver.
New York, April 21. After two
years' discussion, the poWers and China
will sign an agreement today, accord
ing to a Herald dispatch from Pekln,
regarding the payment of tho deficit in
tho indemnity due to tho fall in tho
price of silver, and providing for the
future payment of the Indemnity in
Tho agreement comprises threo para
graphs, and briefly stated euts forth
that China la to pay 15 days after tho
signature of the document tho sum of
fU, 000,000 and Interest at 4 per cent
on this Amount from January 1, 11)05,
which sum la to be accepted in full
payments of all deficits duo to tho
chango from silver to gold.
In tho second paragraph China agrees
to sign immediately fractional gold
bonds, expressing the amounts due to
each country in the coinage of that
Ily tho third paragraph China under
takes in the future to pay tho amount
dun each year In 12 equal monthly in
stallments, credited every six months.
China will bo allowed interest nt -i per
cent on tho monthly payments made in
advance of these biennial periods.
China will pay also in gold bullion,
L'old diafts or teleeraphtc transfer of
silver at. the average monthly London
rates, each foreign government select
ing the method it prefers.
PARDEE NAMES THE DAYS.
National Irrigation Congress Will Be
Held August 21-24.
Sacramento, Oil., April 21. Gover
nor Pardee, as president of tho National
Irrigation congress, has issued an an
nouncement that the next sei-sion of the
congress will bo held in Portland, from
August 21 to 21. The session is to
follow shortly ufter the Traus-Missls-"
sippl congress, which takes place from
AuguM 11 to 111.
Governor Pardee states that he ex
pects this meeting to be one of tho
most interesting as well as the most
Important. The I'nlied Stales Re
clamation service will he one of tho
subjects of discussion. Tliere is Homo
hope that President Rootevolt u ill at
tend tho session for one day, and Presi
dent Dm., of Mexico, bus also been in
vited. An effort will be made to have
both dignitaries present on the same
Given Time to Fix Up Their Books.
Topeka. April 21. Representatives
of the Swift, Armour ami Hold packirm
companies and the McDowell Stock' car
company appeared befre tin State
Board of Railroad Assessirs to explain
their fail it re to make complete reports
of their private ear lines as required by
tho law passed at tho recent sesion of
tho legislature. They said it was im
possible for them to comply with the
law at once, as they had not been keep
ing their records in a way tu make the
obtaining of information easy. The
lwanl gave them until .May 10 to report
Stock Transfer Tax Law.
Albany, April 21. Gov. Illggins to
night signed tho stock transfer bill im
iweiqg a stump tax of 2 cents on each
$100 of par value of all corporation
atock securities sold or transferred.
PROTEST TO FRANCE
Broken Neutrality May Involve
Her In War with Japan.
WOULD MEAN AID OF ENGLAND
Russian Fleot Must Elthor Loavo Kam-
ranh Bay or Fight Battlo
In tho Harbor,
Tokio, April 20. Japan is contem
plating declaring war on Franco and
calling on Great Britain for support.
This action follows the Fending of a
formal protest to France against tho
use by the Russian Baltic fleet of Kam
ranh bay as a rendezvous and the
coupling therewith of a statement that
if Franco refrained from acting Japan
will send a fleet of war vessels to attack
the Russians in tho shelter of a neutral
A conference of elders was held last
night nt which tho entire situtaion was
discussed. Immediately afterward tho
mikado was notified that tho elders be
lieved that tho time had come when
Franco should bo forced to live up to
her declarations of neutrality, and tho
note of protest was drafted and for
warded. It is felt hero that the situation It
extremely grave, and there is no doubt
that if Franco docs not act quickly tho
consequences will bo far-reaching.
A dispatch from Sasebo states that a
Japanese squadron la getting In readi
ness there to nail for Kam ranh bay and
attack tho Russians there, while Ad
miral Togo continues to hold the pass
age toward the Pacific.
It is reported that an American and
a British squadron Ib in touch with tho
Russians, watching for violations of
neutrality or the endangering of British
and American shipping. Tho belief
is growing hero that tho stay of tho
Russian fleet in Karnrauh bay was pre
arranged. THEY RESIGN UNDER FIRE.
Accused Examiners Who Gavo Pen
sions to Carpet Soldiers.
Washington, April 20. Nino of tho
ten pension examiners constituting tho
hoard of review wero separated from
tho government service today. Com
missioner of Pensions Warner trans
mitted the nine resignations to Secre
tary Hitchcock, with tho recommenda
tion that they bo accepted, and Mr.
Hitchcock took the desired action with
Tho resigned exam triors ithsort that
rcprwse:i tat Ions wero made to them,
purportim-g to come from tho commis
sioner, that should they hand In their
resignations, the matter would be re
lieved and restorations would bo made
at some ditto in tho near future. Mr.
Warner, however, made 110 such repre
sentation to tho secretary nt tho inter
ior. Tho difficulty involving the board
of review whb 1h approval of several
pensions to applicants wIiohu only
claim was enlistment in a Pennsylvania
and a New Jersey regiment of volun
teers for service in the Civil war, hut
tho services of whom wero never
availed of by the government.
MORE FIRMS ARE INVOLVED.
Chicago StrIRe Is Spreading and
Efforts at Conciliation Fail.
Chicago, April 20. Although infill
euces aro still at work In the hope that
an amicable adjustment of tho difficulty
existing between the teamsters and
Montgomery, Ward & Co., can be
reached, the Indications tonight are
that tho strike of the teamsters will
spread to other concerns. Todu' 150
drivers employed by tho K M. Fnrliea
Teaming company wero ordered on
strike becaute the firm insisted on mak
ing deliveries to Montgomery, Ward
A Co. President Spear, of tho Inter
national Brotherhood of TeamsteiH, de
clared tonight that he would order out
all drivers engaged by firms that insist
on delivering supplies to tho big storo.
Barrett Has Resigned.
Washington, April 20. John Bar
rett, of Portland, Or., I'uited Hiatus
minister to Panama, has saved the
State department the embarrassment of
ordering Ins recall. He has asked that
he be relieved of bin punt, so that he
may retire from the diplomatic corps.
The government has been dissatisfied
with home of Mr. Barrett a acts, ami it
was decided month ago that he should
be succeeded at Panama by Judge
CharlcH Magoou, of the Insular bureau,
but it was the Intention to assign him
to another post.
British Engineer Named.
Washington, April 20. Sir Morti
mer Durand, tho British ambassador,
today informed Secretary Taft that tl
Hrltish government had, at tho secre
tary's invitation, selected Chief Kngin-
eer Hunter, the nuiiuer or trie .Man
chester ship canal, to uet as one of tho
consulting engineers of tho Panama cu
ria I board.
WILL USE HIS TORPEDO FLEET.
Will Not Risk His Big Vessels
Against tho Russians.
London, April 10. Baron Hayashl,
tho Japaneso minister to Great Britain,
expressed tho opinion to tho ABBociated
Press today that Admiral Togo would
not give battlo to Admiral RojcBtveu
Bky with hia entire squadron, but
would continue the cautioua tactics
which has characterized his attacks on
the Port Arthur squadron, not because
ho feared defeat, but owing to his do
Biro to inlllct tho greatest amount of
damage 011 tho Russians with the least
possible loss to himself.
While confident of his ability to ac
complish tho total destruction of tho
Russian squadron in n big battlo, there
is danger of Togo losing one or two of
hla big ships. Therefore, Baron Hay
ashl believes, Togo will employ tils
torpedo boats and torpedo boat destroy
ers, which number moro than 100 and
aro vastly superior to tho Russian tor
pedo bout flotilla, In harassing tlio'Rus
slaus while gradually picking off tho
Ho said the coasts of Japan, Corca
and Form obi v lend themselves to night
work with torpedo boat, while tho
narrow channels will make tho maneu
vering of largo war shipa difficult and
BREAKS ALL RECORDS.
Steamer Minnesota Crosses Pacific In
Very Fast Tlmo.
Seattlo, April 10. The steamship
Minnesota, of the Great Northern
Steamship company's Seattle-Oriental
fleet, and tho largest freighter carrier
afloat, reached port last night, on her
return voyage from tho Orient, having
broken all trans-Pacifto records on her
trip across. The Minnesota's tlmo from
Yokohama was 13 days, 21 hours and
Among her passengers wero n number
of Russian olllcers and their wives liv
ing sent homo on parole from Shang
hai, whither they wero taken at tho
time of tho capture of Port Arthur.
There wero also a number of American
army olllcers coming from Manila,
either on leave or under ordora to re
port nt Washington, I). C. Altogether
tho Minnesota brought 1(12 passengers,
47 of whom wero first-class, and a
little moro than 7,000 totis of general
freight, of which hemp formed tho
MUST HAVE TRIBAL TIES.
What Indian Children Can Have Share,
Washington, April 1". Indian Com
missioner Ioupp today promulgated
tho order defining what children of
Indian parentage aro entitled to shunt
In lands and annuities of varlotiH
Western tribes, Under his instructions
all children whoso parents are both In
dians may share in these benefits, uh
may all children whoo mothera mar
ried white men, provided tho 11. ether
Is still a recognized member of tho
tribes and affiliates with Its members..
Whenever an Indian woman, after
marriage to u ,hlto man, has with
drawn and is no longer Identified with
her tribe, her children are not entitled
to lands or annuities allowed that tribe.
NEUTRALITY IN PHILIPPINES.
Admiral Train Is Having All Waters
Manila, April 111. Admiral Train,
determined to maintain the neutrality
of the Philippine waters, will immed
iately dispatch additional vessel:) to
patnd the Basilau straits, as a result
of the reports that both Russian and
Japanese vessels have been sighted
there. Saturday tho United States;
gunboat (Juiros was sent to inspect six
Russian colliers which aro reported to
be lying in tho gulf of Linguyeu. A
gunboat is also scouting for Japanese
A leport has reached hero that III
Japanese cruisers have been sighted off
Sampalok point. The cruisers are said
to lio scouting in force for stray scouts,
ship and colliers nf the Russian fleet.
Judgo Upholds the Law.
Denver, April 111 Judge N. Walter
Dixon, in tho District court todaj, up
held tliu constitutionality of the law
of IH!)7 relating to building and loan
associations, under which President K.
M. Johnson and other officers of tho
defunct Fidelity Savings association
have been indicted on chaigea of mak
ing false reporfa. Tho law was at
tacked by Johnson's attorneys on tho
ground that tho legislative records con
cerning its passage wero Incomplete, a
leaf apparently having been torn from
the journal of the house.
Fifty Hurt In Strike Riot.
Wheeling, W. Va., April 10. Fifty
men were hurt in u fight between till
nonunion men from Pittsburg and 150
strikers from tho Wlii taker mill.
Clubs, stones, knives and pistols were
used, but tho nonunion men finally
scored in getting into the mill,