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A RANCHER'S DEATH
BR.OW2TS 3ICRDER. AX UJOJSUAXI.1
He Wu Evidently Shot at Close
Quarters With, a Gnn Loaded
With. Lead Slnffa.
OREGON CITY, Jan. 1L Coroner Hol
man, Sheriff Maddock and Deputy Prose
cutor Campbell returned today from "Wil
bolt, where they went to investigate the
killing of James 3L Brown. The cor
oner held an inquest yesterday afternoon
and the testimony before the Jury showed
that the deceased -was last seen alive the
latter part of December. New Tear's day
"V. TV. Dickinson, a farmer of that lo
cality, visited Brown's place to make an
arrangement for Brown to do some work
for him. Not finding Brown at home then,
he went there again Thursday and again
Sunday evening, and, of course, found no
person on the premises. He began to
think that all was not right, and notified
"William Mazlngo, Brown's nearest neigh
bor, and the two men made an investiga
tion. The missing man's cabin appeared
to be locked in the usual manner, with
hasp and padlock, but the padlock was
found not fastened, and it readily opened
when touched. The first examination was
made by the light of a lantern and the
blood stains on the floor and furniture
were not noticed. The famishing fowl,
shut up in the coop, and a pair of horses,
left to shift for themselves In the pas
ture, showed that Brown, who was a care
ful man, was not voluntarily absent. At
first it was supposed that he might have
been injured in the woods near by, and
the search was directed accordingly. But
when the more careful scrutiny of the
house disclosed bloodstains on a chair
and the floor, and the evident attempt
to wash them away, there was little
doubt left that the roan had met foul
The body was found about 300 yards
from the house by Omar Williams and
Dudley Boyles, who were among the
searchers. Appearances were that the
man had been shot, in his cabin, with a
gun loaded with lead slugs made by cut
ting up a piece of soldering wire, the
body put in a comforter that was taken
from the bed and carried several rods,
then lowered to the ground and dragged
to the spot where found. The shot tore
a large hole in the body, just above the
heart, and It must have been instantly
fatal. Evidently the muzzle of the gun
was thrust into the left eye, tearing that
organ entirely loose from the face. The
clothing was powder-burned, showing that
le shot was fired at short range.
The cabin of the murdered man did not
appear to have been ransacked. Every
thing was in good order. The evidence
before the coroner's jury contained noth
ing about any pension money being re
ceived, except the regular quarterly al
lowance of J40, which the deceased drew
at Silverton about the middle of Decem
ber. No motive for the murder can be
assigned, unless to obtain that pittance.
Brown was not known to have any en
emy. The body was given honorable
Cnwen in Court at Oregon City.
OREGON CITY, Jan. 1L In the case
of "Wadhams & Co., vs. H. A. Vorpahl,
before the court here today, the jury
found for the plaintiff In the sum of $130,
all that was asked.
Today the case of the Portland Trust
Company, of Oregon, vs. R. B. Beatie,
involving the title to a piece of land in
Oregon City, worth 510,000, was begun,
and it will probably last through tomor
row. COVXTY DIVISION.
Another Scheme lor a. Jtcvr Comnty
in. SontU Wnttco.
THE DAL.X1ES, Jan. 11. Another coun
ty division scheme is heard of in the
southern portion of the county. An effort
Is being made to create a new county out
of territory from Wasco, Crook, Gilliam
and Grant counties. The new county, as
projected, would be about the size of
Sherman, and have taxable property to
the probable value of $130,000, less than
one-third that of The Dalles alone. There
is already much opposition to the scheme,
and It is not believed it can be success
fully carried through the legislature.
An order was made in the county court
recognizing the Incorporation of Hood Riv
er, as voted In the late election at that
place. This makes the second Incorporat
ed town In Wasco county, and will doubt
less stimulate other places in the county
to a similar effort There is a vast
amount of delinquent taxes uncollected
In the county, and M. V. Harrison, of
Hood River, has been appointed special
tax collector with a view to collecting as
much of the delinquency as possible.
A year ago Wasco county warrants were
selling at 90 cents; now it Is hard to get
them at 93 cents, and they are continual
ly going up. They will soon be at par, as
they were before the financial depres
sion began. A corresponding rise has oc
curred in Dalles city warrants, which are
now selling for 93 cents on the dollar.
T. H. McGrecr, of Antelope, representative-elect
to the legislature from this
county, passed through The Dalles today
on his way to the state capital. It Is be
lieved he will support the candidacy of
Senator Dolph for re-election.
There will be a mass meeting of citi
fcens Saturday evening, at the courthouse,
to consider the proposition of starting a
woolen mill here. Mr. James Shaw, of
Oregon City, is In the city trying to ar
range some way In which such an enter
prise could be started.
The weather moderated greatly last
night, and today the snow is rapidly melt
ing. A drizzle of rain fell most of the
day. The river Is still blocked, but the
Ice shows signs of breaking. In Sherman
sounty, the snow Is disappearing too
apidly to suit the farmers, who fear that,
he ground being soft, a later freeze will
lamagc the sown wheat.
REFUSED TO TAKE IIER BACK.
tailor on the RnrUentlnc Portland,
lit Soath Itcml, Hnve StrneU.
SOUTH BEND. Wash.. Jan. 1L The
tailors on the barkentlne Portland, which
;ame here to load lumber for San Fran
lsco, have struck, and refuse to make
2ie return trip to San Francisco. Some
if them allege Ill-treatment and poor
tood. They are now under arrest.
A stretch of about 600 feet of South
Jend's water front, extending from Rode's
vharf almost to the South Bend mill
lock. Is slowly slipping into the Willapa
Ivor. Annually the walk connecting the
wo points had to be repaired and braced
.new to keep it in a safe condition.
Hon. A. S. Bush, representative from
his country will propose a law permitting
2ie use of dredges In deep oyster ground
tnder certain restrictions. He deems such
. law necessary, because of the gradual
lecrease of the supply of young oyster
tlants In the natural beds, accessible with
yster tongs in this bay. The oystermen
.re aiviaea at present on the advisability
ft such a law.
HIS BODY FOUXD.
Thsrles Btshoff. the Man. Mlimlnp:
Prom Kelso, Died in the "Woods.
KELSO, Wash.. Jan. 11. Charles Bish
ff. 'who was reported yesterday as lost
n the mountains, near here, was found
lead about three-quarters of a mile from
Ja home, lying by the side of a log. He
wlI killed a deer and carried it about one
talf of a mile, then hung It up In a tree
aid Etarted for home. He went about
no-auarter of a. mllp. whnn ft !r thnncht
da strength gave out, and he apparently j
expired without a struggle. He was of
a very weak constitution. The remains
are now at the undertaker's in this city,
wnltfncr th arrival nf thi mrnror toip
an inquest will be held. His wife and I
children are in destitute circumstances.
Surrendered By His Bondmnnn.
SPOKANE, Wash., Jan. 1L E. G. Pen
dleton, the embezzling postmaster, at
Sprague, was taken before the "United
States commissioner tonight, and surren
dered by his principal bondsman. Pendle
ton had been convicted before Judge Han
ford, and sentenced to five years' impris
onment. His Oregon friends talked of
coming to his rescue, and steps were
taken for an appeal, but relief failed to
come and his bondsman became alarmed.
Pendleton is greatly broken In health,
and presented a pitiable appearance as he
tottered into court.
Repairing the Wires.
VANCOUVER, Wash., Jan. 11. The
linemen of the Sunset Telephone Company,
repairing wires broken down by the re
cent sleet, arrived here from Woodland
this morning. They report that the line
was In a deplorable state. They are now
repairing the wires in this city, and ex
pect to have the lines between here and
Portland In working order by the first of
next week. A large force of men is at
work also repairing the electric light
wires damaged by the snow and ice.
Only Sweet Sixteen.
GOLDENDALE. Wash., Jan. 1L
Among the last official acts of Auditor
Simeon Bolton, was his declining to issue
a marriage license to Bert Ransler and
Miss Alice Blckle, of Bickleton, who came
through the snow-storm last Wednesday.
Mr. Bolton discovered that the age of the
prospective bride was not quite 17, so de
clined to comply with the wish of Mr.
Ransler. It is now reported that the se
quel of an elopement was averted.
The Roof Fell In.
TACOMA, Jan. 11. The roof of one of
the buildings at the Pacific Meat Com
pany's packing-house, at Meeker Junc
tion, fell In this afternoon, killing sev
eral steers. It was reported some men
were killed, but the reports proved untrue.
Chris and John Stock were cut and
bruised and Peter Alagrade's shoulder
blade was broken and he was injured in
ternally. Ran Into a Slide.
SEATTLE, Jan. 11.-A Lake Shore &
Eastern freight train ran Into a slide two
miles west of Fremont this morning.
The engine, three loaded and two unload
ed box cars, two fiat cars, loaded with
200 rails, plunged into Lake Washington.
Three of the cars were not entirely sub
merged. No one was injured.
THE NEXT CONVENTION
Chairman. Manley Says He Will Favor
NEW YORK, Jan. U. Chairman Joseph
H. .Manley, republican national executive
committee, who is at the Fifth-avenue
hotel, said today that he favored San
Francisco for the next national conven
tion. He added:
"I shall vote for the Golden Gate city.
How the other members of the committee
stand on the question. I do not know. I
only speak for myself."
As Chairman Manley hails from Maine
he naturally Indorses the candidacy of
Reed for the presidency. He was asked:
"Don't you think that Mr. Reed would
stand a better chance for the nomination.
If the convention should be held here?"
"Oh, I think that he will be nominated,
wherever the convention may be held.
He would have the same number of votes
in San Francisco that he would have in
Chicago or New York. I do not prefer
San Francisco because it Is a cooler city,
but because I think it would be a good
thing to have the great convention in the
far West. Republicanism Is not now con
fined to any one section of our country.
It laps the great Union, and permeates
all the states and territories. Anyhow,
we intend to obviate the heat question by
having the convention held in May, in
stead of the latter part of June."
FAVOR A SEW PARTY.
BInictalists Would Appeal to the
Country on 3Ioney Iusncs Alone.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 1L General A. J.
Warner, president of the Bimetallic
League, admitted today that a conference
of leading blmetalists from different parts
of the country had been held In this city
recently. "It was the decision of the con
ference," he said, "and a strong and grow
ing sentiment is manifesting Itself In
favor of uniting the friends of btmetal
lsm Into a bimetallic party, and appealing
directly to the people on money issues
alone. The consideration which seems to
be leading to this result Is the widespread
conviction that there is no hope of re
storing the bimetallic standard through
the republican party, or through the dem
ocratic party as now controlled, and, on
the other hand. It Is equally Impossible
to accomplish this result within the lines
of the populist party, or to unite on the
Omaha platform those in favor of restor
ing the bimetallic standard as it was be
Bryan Denounced Cleveland.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11. Representa
tive Bryan, of Nebraska, in a speech to
night before the Virginia Democrat As
sociation, denounced President Cleveland.
He declared the president was not a dem
ocrat; that his conduct was not demo
cratic; that he was wrecking the demo
cratic party, and that he was the first
democratic pres'dent who had been unable
to control his party. Bryan also criti
cised Mr. Carlisle.
STORM AND FLOOD.
Blizzard Throngrhont Illinois, Indi
ana, lovra. and Nebraska.
CHICAGO. Jan. lL Chicago experienced
a remarkable change in temperature this
evening. The mercury fell from 20 above
zero at 4 o'clock to 3 below at 6 P. M.
At midnight it was 7 degrees below. At
Springfield a like change was observed,
accompanied by snow. At Bloomington a
fierce blizzard prevails, and the thermom
eter registers 12 below. Across the line,
at Terre Haute. Ind., a like condition pre
vails, the thermometer having fallen 40
degrees In six hours.
DES MOINES, la., Jan. 1L The bliz
zard which has been raging over Iowa has
not abated. The thermometer at 9 o'clock
tonight registered 15 degrees below zero,
and It is thought It will reach 20 before
morning. The storm came so suddenly
that there is much suffering, especially
In the country, where the stock was all
out of doors.
OMAHA. Jan. 11. A severe wind storm
has prevailed In Eastern Nebraska, ac
companied by severe cold, today. Tonight
at 5 o'clock the weather bureau reported
the temperature for Omaha at 11 degrees
below zero, a fall of 42 degrees in 24 hours.
DAVENPORT, Jan. 11. A terrible bliz
zard struck Davenport today, the tem
perature falling 30 degrees in a few hours.
GALLIOPOLIS. O.. Jan. 1L The Ohio
river is still rising, with 47 feet of water
In the channel. The creeks, throughout
the country have overflowed their banks,
and every farm in the lowlands is com
pletely deluged. People at Pomeroy and
Mlddleport are moving out of their houses,
seeking refuge on the hilltops. At Point
Pleasant the water is up to the town.
PARKERSBURG. W. Va.. Jan. 11. The
situation here today is more alarming
than at any time during the flood. The
Ohio river was 37 feet above low-water
mark at noon and rising rapidly. All
mills and factories on the south side are
submerged, 1-ockport, Newport and Riv
erside, suburbs, are flooded, and many
families have been driven to higher
ground. Lumbermen estimate their loss
es at $30,000.
THE STATE EXPMSES
WHAT IS CONTEMPLATED IX THE
XEW TAX LEVY.
Total Revenue to Be Raised by Tax
ation and the County
SALEM, Jan. 1L The items of the state
expenses upon which the tax levy of three
mills is based, was given out today by
the official board. They are as follows:
Salary of governor $ 1,500 00
Private secretary to governor.... 1,800 00
Secretary of state 1,500 00
Chief clerk, secretary of state.. l.SOO 00
State treasurer. S00 00
Clerk to state treasurer 2,000 00
Superintendent public Instruction 1.800 00
Attorney-general 3,000 00
State librarian 1,000 00
Prison Inspector 500 00
Pilot commissioners 600 00
Clerk to pilot commissioners 600 00
Health officers 2,200 00
Janitor and assistants 1.G20 00
Traveling expenses school supt.. 800 00
Nightwatchman, capitol 1,200 00
Postage, etc., state library 200 00
Teachers and expenses deaf mute
school 11,000 00
Teachers and expenses blind
school 6,500 00
Clerical aid, school 1,550 00
Add. clerks, office sec. of state.. 5,000 00
Board of agriculture 5,000 00
Food commissioner 1.500 00
Fish and game protector 2,500 00
Insurance and maintenance, pilot
schooner 1,500 00
Railroad commission 10.000 00
Regular legislative assembly 1S95 40,000 00
Lights, fuel, etc., state depart
ments 14,000 00
Salaries and expenses, supreme
court 53,550 00
Officers, employes, etc.. Insane
asylum 110,160 00
Printing, paper and binding 30,000 00
Conveying Insane patients 14,000 00
Transportation of convicts 11,500 00
Arrest and return of fugitives.... 4,500 00
Non-resident poor 4,000 00
Superintendent of penitentiary.. 1,500 00
Wardens, penitentiary 2,100 00
Teamster and farmer, peniten
tiary 900 00
Bookkeeper, penitentiary 1,200 00
Shop guards, penitentiary 3,300 00
Guards, penitentiary 5,300 00
Engineer and plumber, peniten
tiary 800 00
Nightwatchman, penitentiary .... 2,700 00
Visiting physician, penitentiary.. 600 00
Keeping prisoners and expenses.. 23,000 00
Wood for penitentiary 2,000 00
Rogues' gallery 250 00
Electric lighting 10,000 00
Advertising warrants 250 00
Purchase of 600 copies supreme
court reports 4,800 00
Eastern Ore. dis. agricul. socie
ties 3.000 00
Southern Ore. state board of agri
culture 1,500 00
Board of horticulture 3,500 00
Boatman at "Astoria 500 00
General expenses, reform school. 18,000 00
Rewards for arrest 600 00
Domestic animal commission.... 4,000 00
State board of equalization 3,250 00
School blanks 3,760 00
Wood, heating capitol 2,300 00
State normal school, Weston... 12,000 00
State normal school, Monmouth. 12.000 00
Interest on warrants of 1894 6,860 21
State university 30.000 00
Current expenses O. N. G 30,000 00
Soldiers' Home 12,000 00
Estimated total cost of additional
public buildings and improve
ments 82,000 00
Items of Deficiency.
(Left over from the year 1S94.)
For construction of cottages and
congregate dlning-hall and fur
nishings therefor; for heating
and sewerage systems, and wa
ter supply therefor; for con
struction and alteration of out
buildings; for farm and indus
trial implements and machin
ery at the asylum cottage
farm $ 5,334 84
School record, books and blanks.. 199 55
Lands, etc.. for blind school.. SS3 12
Teachers and expenses of blind
school 226 25
Conveying insane and idiotic
patients to the Insane asylum.. 1,920 61
Transportation of convicts 72S 35
Wood for penitentiary 296 SO
Additional school buildings, etc,
reform school 5,079 02
Public printing, paper and bind
ing 21,753 05
Officers, employes, and expenses
reform school 3,036 81
For purchase of land, buildings,
etc., deaf mute school 7,497 00
Salaries and expenses, supreme
court 4,613 77
Land, buildings and mainten
ance, Soldiers' Home 9,470 40
Total $694,524 78
The net surplus shown by the follow
ing statement, will be applicable to the
payment of a part of the foregoing ex
penses and deficiencies, so that the total
amount of revenue to be raised therefor
by taxation will be reduced by the
amount of said net surplus:
The books of the secretary of state, De
cember 31, 1894, show unexpended balances
of appropriations of 1893 and 1S94, of
We estimate that unpaid claims payable
out of said appropriations, amount to
J27.206 94. leaving unused balances of
No levy was made for $239,034 39 of said
appropriations; therefore there will re
main unused balances out of the amount
levied for said appropriations amounting
to $232,482 49.
Of this sum $14,642 24 was set apart for
payment of the expenses levied for Jan
uary 17, 1894; leaving a balance of $217,
840 23 available for payment of the fore
going items of expenses and deficiencies.
The miscellaneous receipts of the year
1894 amounted to $18,015 43; of this amount
$10,529 07 was set apart for payment of
the expenses levied for January 17, 1S94;
there remains a balance of $7,486 33; we es
timate the miscellaneous receipts of the
year 1893 at $1S,000 00. These sums consti
tute a net surplus of $243,326 63, applicable
to the payment of expenses set forth in
the foregoing itemized statement, which
sum being deducted from the above total
of $459,521 78. leaves the total amount of
revenue to be raised by taxation for state
purposes which are not provided for by
special tax. $451,193 15.
Apportioned by Counties.
The several counties are apportioned
the following amounts of state revenue:
Baker $ 6,997 3Si
Lincoln 2.254 46
uiacKamas 10.674 es
Clatsop .... 10.901 9S
Malheur .... 2.S4753
Marion 27,256 20
Morrow 3,843 47
Multnomah 161.370 03
Columbia .. 3.S60S3!
Coos 10.1S3 31
1,631 19iPoIk 12.164 24
4.697 S3.Sherman ... 2.SSS53
Douglas ... 14,129 06 Tillamook . 3,617 21
Gilliam .... 4.419 91 Umatilla ... 22.172 53
Grant 4,003 93 Union 12.3S113
Harney .... 4.6S9S2i Wallowa ... 2,642 69
Jackson 12,373 79 1 Wasco S.SS0 45
Josephine .. 3,740 371 Washington 13.017 86
Klamath .. 4.469 6lYamhill 17.12219
Lake S 4,057 SS .
Lane 19,66511 Total $431.19S13
It Is of Interest to note that the amount
the outgoing administration has saved out
of the legislature's appropriations $471,000
is larger than the entire sura to be
raised by taxation under this levy $431.
193 15 while the deficiencies, a little more
than $1)1.000, are about 50 per cent less
than the deflclences usually reported at
the end of a biennial term. It should
also be noted that the law directs the
board to levy taxes only for "expenses
to which the state will be subjected under
existing laws." It has not, therefore, In
lucded In its estimates, items for "or
phan's homes" and like beneficiaries of
the state, as there Is no law providing
for their support by the state.
COXTEST EVERY SESSIOX.
Elections of Senators Interfere "With
OLYMPIA, Jan. lL Contests for the
election of United States senators are
becomine very ordinarv occurrence ir
Washington, and continue to be the ab- !
sorting matter of Interest at the legisla
tive sessions. The fourth Washington
legislature convenes next Monday, and
with it comes the fourth senatorial elec
tion. If the republican party leaders had
performed their duty two years ago, and
selected a successor to Senator John B.
Allen, there would have been no election
at this coming session. As it is, a senator
for a term of four years must be chosen
and he will not have to wait for a new
congress to be sworn In. He may take his
seat Immediately after his election. The
failure to elect a senator two years ago
gives Washington six senatorial contests
In as many consecutive legislative ses
sions. Two years hence Senator Squires'
successor will be chosen, and two years
from that time a successor to the sen
ator chosen at this session will be elect
ed. Not until 1S01 will the legislative as
sembly be free from senatorial conflicts.
There is a disposition on the part of
the republican members of the coming ses
sion to soon dispose of the selection of a
senator. Legislation has been seriously
hampered in the past by such conflicts
and the general desire at this time is to
clear the way for decisive work for the
good of the state.
The present senatorial battle Is entirely
different from those heretofore seen In
this city. It appears to be a free-for-all
fight among a half-dozen candidates at
this time. Congressman John L. Wilson,
of Spokane, and Levi Ankeny, of Walla
Walla, are the most prominent, although
Amos F. Shaw, of Vancouver, Attorney
General Jones and State Senator Belknap,
of Spokane, are in the field and claim
some strength. It cannot be learned now
where Jones and Belknap will get any
votes, but Mr. Shaw will certainly poll
a few. Senator John B. Allen is another
candidate who may develop formidable
strength before his successor is chosen.
It is known that he has many friends
among the members of the legislature,
and his open candidacy for re-election
means something. Mr. Wilson and Mr.
Ankeny appear confident of success. Each
has a large following, and the real con
test seems to be between them. Just
how many votes either can poll, is a mat
ter of speculation. There is considerable
talk of a caucus to decide the matter, but
until all the republican members as
semble, a caucus will not be seriously con
sidered. Most of the members who have already
arrived upon the scene are from Eastern
Washington and the country districts.
Tomorrow the Pierce and King county
delegations will be here, and by Sunday
very few members will be absent Then
work In real earnest will begin. The mat
ter of organization is discussed generally,
and there are many candidates for each
office. For speaker of the house, every
portion of the state has a candidate, but
no one as yet seems to have an advant
age. Candidates for clerk of the house,
and secretary of the senate, and lesser
positions, are more numerous than ever.
(A special to the Tacoma Ledger says:
"The candidacy for the speakership has
narrowed down to Scobey, of Thurston;
Mllroy, of Yakima; Cloes, of Pierce, and
Morrison, of King. Scobey, Mllroy and
Cloes have agreed to pool issues and unite
upon the strongest one of the three.
"Joe Mitchell is down from Tacoma
making an active fight for sergeant-at-arms
of the senate. His opponents are
M. D. Smith, and Captain C. M. Holton,
THE WHISKY TRUST.
Appeal From Grosscup's Decision in
the Circuit Court of Appeals.
CHICAGO. Jan. U. The United States
circuit court of appeals this morning took
up the appeal of the whisky trust from the
decision of Judge Grosscup, awarding
$37,000 of rebates to the Gottschalk com
pany of Baltimore. The issue that is
made strikes at the foundation of the
trust In order to keep Its hold on .trade,
the trust -granted to all dealertwho handle
Its goods exclusively a rebate of from 2 to5
cents a gallon. To secure the payment of
the rebate, it was necessary for the dis
tributor, wholesale or retail, to fill out
a form furnished by the trust, to which
an affidavit was made. Gottschalk & Co.
was distributor for the trust and declined
to fill out the form. The suit for the
collection of its claim was then begun,
and in April last Judge Grosscup rendered
judgment against the trust for $37,112. The
trust was not represented before' the court
today. Its attorney, W. W. Stevens, re
quested, by letter, a postponement, and,
If It would not be granted, said he would
submit his brief without argument. The
Gottschalk company is represented by ex
Governor and ex-United States Senator
White, of Maryland.
RICH GOLD STRIKES.
A Silver Mine at Crecde Developed
Into it Gold Producer.
CREEDE, Col., Jan. 11. A big gold
strike was made yesterday in the New
York and Chance mine, at this place.
Heretofore the mines had been a rich sil
ver producer, and has enriched the own
ers several hundred thousand dollars, and
now It has developed Into a gold produc
er. The strike was made on the 1000-foot
level. A shipment made today carries 14
ounces of gold and 400 ounces of silver.
Henry Wolcott and Judge O. E. Lefevre,
of Denver, are the principal owners.
A-Xevr Strike Xear Silver Cliff.
SILVER CLIFF, Col., Jan. ll.-Great In
terest prevails here over a new gold strike
four miles from town. The rock forma
tion and ore is said by Cripple Creek ex
perts to be identical with that of Bull
Hill. The assays, made by the best as
sayers In the state, show from $12 to
$700 per ton, gold and silver values. The
vein is in the Bassick mine belt
Arizona and New Mexico will complete
the list of new states unless we bring In
Alaska. Even in Alaska Dr. Price's Bak
ing Powder is famous.
BILL OF PARTICULARS ORDERED.
An Embezzler's Wife Wishes Her
Property Restored to Her.
BROOKLYN, Jan. 11. Mrs. Caroline E.
Girlie, of Brooklyn, has obtained from
Judge Bartlett, of the supreme court, an
order directing the Standard Oil Com
pany to furnish a bill of particulars con
cerning certain embezzlements of her hus
band, while he was In charge of the com
pany's plant at Cleveland, In 1891. An ac
tion was begun by Mrs. Girlie against
the company to recover certain property
in Cleveland, valued at $110,000, which she
alleges her husband compelled her to
transfer to the company on the plea that,
unless she did so, he would be sent to
jail. Her husband, she says, threatened
suicide at the time, and asked her to join
him in the act In answer to Mrs. Gir
lie's suit, the Standard Oil Company as
serts that it took the property to make
good Girlie's embezzlement
Baring: Liquidation Concluded.
NEW YORK, Jan. 11. The Evening
Post's financial cablegram from London
today says that the Baring liquidation has
been formally and finally concluded. A
circular will be Issued tonight thanking
the guarantors and relieving them from
all further liability.
Only Three Men Went Out.
FORT WAYNE, Jan. 1L Owing to dis
satisfaction with the foreman at the barn
and the discharge of four men, a general
strike on all street-car lines in this city
was ordered at a meeting of the Street
Car Employes' Union last night, to go
Into effect at 4 o'clock this morning. Only
three men obeyed the order, and the cars
are running as usual.
Tea catches any strong smell that is
near it, such as tobacco or fish "Blue
Cross" Ceylon tea is sold In packages to
Riotons Strikers in Buenos Ayres.
BUENOS AYRES. Jan. 1L Striking
seamen and deck laborers are growing
turbulent Acts of violence have been
OLIVER TWIST JAPAN
THE BOY OF" THE ORIEXT GROWING
To Demand ns Pence Conditions Cer
tain Islands, Suzerainty of Corea
and Demolition of Forts.
LONDON. Jan. 1L The Standard's Ber
lin correspondent telegraphs:
"I learn from a good quarter that
Japan's conditions of peace, besides de
mandlngawar Indemnity, will provide that
Corea be independent of China and under
Japanese suzerainty; that China must cede
certain Islands, raze the forts at Taku, dis
mantle Port Arthur and Wel-Hal-Wel, de
molish all fortifications on the route from
Corea Into China, and that Japan shall
fix the future number and type of Chi
nese warships. The establishment of re
lations looking to a Chinese-Japanese al
liance will also be required."
BOAST OF THEIR DEEDS.
Troops From Armenia Return to Per
LONDON, Jan. 1L The Speaker pub
lishes a letter from an unnamed corre
spondent in Constantinople, who claims to
have equal knowledge with the British
ambassador, concerning the Armenian
atrocities. He professes to have seen the
reports from the (consuls in Van, Erz
eroum, Slvas and Diarakbera, and says
that they confirm the most horrible a
counts already received. Concurrent re
ports, he says, come from Catholic and
Protestant missionaries in the Sassoun
district The troopscalled out against the
Armenians have returned from the scenes
of conflict to permanent quarters. The
"They boast of their deeds publicly and
their statements have been forwarded to
Constantinople. One soldier declared that,
with his own hand, he rippei up 20 preg
nant women. Another boasted that he
took part in a massacre in a church, and
that blood flowed in a large stream from
the door. The soldiers believed that the
sultan ordered the massacre and approved
A BATTLE AT KAIPIXG.
More Than Two Hundred Chinese
LONDON, Jan. 11. A dispatch to the
Central News, dated Kaiplng, January 10,
midnight, says that General Nogi, who
commanded the Japanese troops that took
part in the battle near there today, re
ports as follows:
"The Chinese had erected extensive de
fenses near the river. We attacked first
the two wings of the enemy, and then the
center, and, finally, by a flank movement,
succeeded in taking possession of Kaiplng
at 10 o'clock In the forenoon. More than
200 Chinese are known to have been killed,
but it is impossible to ascertain the exact
number wounded. We took 150 prisoners."
The Chinese force, including the artil
lery, is stated to have numbered 4000.
General Nogl also states that 10,000 Chi
nese troops, under General Yeh, were mov
ing up to support Kaiplng, but, learning
the result of the engagement there, are
now retiring upon Ylng Kow.
OTHER WAR XEWS.
Too Much Japanese Enthusiasm.
RED HOOK, N. Y., Jan. 11. F. Edda,
the Japanese student who on Monday,
while in delirium, escaped from his room
at St Stephen's college, at Annlndale,
and disappeared, was found yesterday
seated beside a haystack near Madalin.
He had suffered much from exposure. He
had taken with him a razor with which
to fight-, the Chinese. His idea was to
walk to Japan and join the mikado's army
there. He now shows signs of returning
Advised to Make Peace.
BERLIN, Jan. 11. The Cologne Gazette
advises Japan to make peace with China
at once. The Gazette warns Japan that
her demands may become so exaggerated
that the European powers will not allow
China to concede them.
They Commanded at Port Arthur.
LONDON, Jan. 11. A Peking dispatch
says that at the Instance of LI Hung
Chang the emperor has issued an order
for the arrest of three generals who com
manded the Chinese troops at Port Ar
thur. In Fighting- Condition Again.
SHANGHAI. Jan. 11. Divers have
patched up the Chinese warship Chen
Yuen. She Is now In good fighting condi
tion. IX FAR-AWAY SEAS.
Xevr Zealand Still Anxious to Control
AUCKLAND, N. z., Jan. 11. Premier J.
J. Sedden spoke at length in Kokitita to
day concerning Samoa, New Zealand and
the three interested powers. He said:
"New Zealand's offer to administer Sa
moa is unanimously approved by all the
Australian colonies. It was made in a
friendly spirit to the powers concerned,
the United States, who were Indifferent in
the matter, being cognizant of It. The
Germans have made no progress In col
onizing Samoa. Their interests are wan
ing yearly, and the Germans in Austral
asia do not object to our proposal. The
sight of the great European powers using
warships to settle the trumpery disputes
of the Samoan nation Is a blot on civil
ization. All the fighting could be stopped
by a few police."
Premier Sedden complained of LordRose
bery's attitude to New Zealand and his
attack on the press, which simply report
ed an official's regular offer. He con
tinued: "If we must be subjected to ridicule,
with a view to conciliating Germany, it
will not strengthen the bonds between the
colonies and the mother country. New
Zealand and the other colonies do not
wish to Interfere with imperial Interests,
but it Is of great Importance to the col
onies that the Pacific islands be peopled
with British colonists, and not made the
dumping ground of European criminals,
as Is Caledonia."
When will housekeeping be reduced to
a science? When all other things answer
their purpose as well as Dr. Price's Bak
ing Powder. Always hits the mark.
OTHER FOREIGX XEWS.
The Truth 3Inst Ont.
LONDON, Jan. H. The Dally News will
say tomorrow in a leader emphasizing the
Importance of the Speaker's news from
"It would be pedantry and folly to re
ject all evidence not given before the com
mission of inquiry, which does not seem
to be in a hurry to begin Its labors. More
over, the Impartiality of the commission
is open to grave doubt The appointment
of it was a sulky concession to England,
France and Russia, and its ideas as to
the treatment of Christians can hardly
be In strict accordance with modern civil
ization. Nevertheless the truth will be
brought out, as the commissioners are
under the vigilant eyes of consuls. Tur
key's fate hangs once more in the bal
ance." Germany's Lending Legislation.
BERLIN, Jan. 1L In the debate on the
anti-revolutionary bill In the relchstag
today, Prussian Minister of the Interior
Koeller appealed to the German nation
beyond the walls ofthe relchstag to unite
in a bill which would malfe It henceforth
Impossible for continuation of the vio
lation and derision of the most sacred
things of the nation.
A Battle With Mahdists Imminent.
LONDON, Jan. 1L The Rome corre
spondent of the Central News says the
city has been greatly excited by an of
ficial dispatch from Massowah that Gen-
EVERY DEPARTMENT REPRESENTED
I his Is a Genuine Reduction Sale. " Not a
Single Article Has Escaped.
"We have given our shoe salesmen
orders to make still further reduc
tions on our French Kid Shoes for
ladies, and all Misses' and Children's
goods in the shoe line. Today will
be a red-letter day in our shoe de
partment. Lay in your supplies
COMPARE OUR REDUCTIONS
We invite comparison of prices
on any article in our stock with
prices quoted elsewhere.
" (J Fitrst and
ODDS AND ENDS-We have a few Odds
and Ends of the goods damaged by water which,
will be closed out today. Among them we note :
About 200 Ladies' KLnit Skirts, 2Sc each ; about
12S Pair Warner's $1.25 Corsets, 7Sc each;
about 75 Children's Dresses and Coats.
DRESS Free of charge. Ask for the Janu
ary number of our Fashion Journal at the Dress
eral Baratieri, with the Italian force
under him, is near Ras Hangascla, with
the Mahdists a short distance off. A
river separates the hostile forces. The
dispatch says that a battle is imminent.
Stvcpt the Plains of Apulia.
NAPLES, Jan. 11. A violent wind and
snow storm swept over the province of
Foggia, on the great plain of Apulia to
day. Six houses collapsed, eight persons
were killed and many others were in
jured. A "Serf Governor for Rorlin.
BERLIN, Jan. 11. General Pape, gov
ernor of Berlin, has been relieved, and
General Baron von Loe appointed to suc
Charles Dcnliy, jr., in Paris.
PARIS, Jan. 11. Charles Denby, jr.,
secretary of the American legation in
Peking, landed at Marseilles today.
Baron Banfy Wiii Try.
BUDA-PESTH, Jan. 1L Emperor Fran
cis Joseph has requested Baron Banfy to
form a cabinet for Hungary.
All Were Finally Rescued.
SATVILLE, L. I., Jan. 11. While 75
men were at work here on the ice-covered
Great South bay yesterday, dredging for
oysters, the ice broke from the shore and
drifted away with the men. Many of
them plunged Into the water and swam
ashore. Others waited for the boats to
take them off. Jacob Burr, one of the
oystermen, was chilled when he struck
the water, and could not swim. He was
saved by the boats. The work of rescue
was viewed by a large crowd, including
members of the men's families, and great
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