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THE MORXISQ OTtEnoyiAN. MONDAY, MAY 13, 1901.
LOST TEN-INNING GAME
PORTLAND NINE WAS ONE REN BE.
HIND SEATTLE, 7-6.
Hone Snn of Rockenfield, In Last
Inning', Brought" In Three of
S as dale's Men.
SEATTLE, May 12. In a. close and ex
citing' game of baseball here, this after
noon, the Seattle nine defeated Portland
by a score of 7 to 6. The contest was
witnessed by more than 5000 people. It
was won for Seattle "by the brilliant work
of Ike Rockenfield, who hit out a home
run in the tenth Inning and brought In
three men. At the end of the ninth In
ning the core was 3 to 3. The score:
R. H. PO. A. E.
Muller. If. 2 2 2 0 0
Brown, cf. 2 2 0 0 0
Anderson, 2b 1 110 0
Weed, rf. 0 2 10 0
Tinker. 3b. -.0 0 30
Vigneux, c . 0 2 7 2 0
Grim, lb 0 0 12 1 0
Desiel, ss. 0 0 3 3 1
Engel, p k 1 2 1 10 0
Totals .. .T? 11 30 20 1
R. H. PO. A. E.
Rand. cf. .. 0 13 11
fitulz, 2b 2 15 3 2
Rockenfield, ss 2 2 14 0
Frary, lb 0 1 13 0 0
St. John, rf. 0 10 0 0
Bodle, If. 0 0 4 0 0
Hodge, 3b 0 0 15 1
Kuran, c. 1 0 2 4 0
Stovall, p. 2 2 16 0
.7 S 30 23
SCORE BT INNINGS.
Seattle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portland 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Struck out By Stovall. 3: by Engel, 7.
Bases on balls By Stovall, 3; by Engel: 3.
' Two-base bits Muller; Brown.
Three-base hit Weed.
Home run Rockenfield.
Hit by pitcher By Stovall, 1; by Engel, 2.
Stolen bases Rockenfield, 1.
Left on base Portland, 5; Seattle, 4.
Time of game, 1:55.
TACOMA WO.V FROM SPOKANE.
With Spokane Amateur Pitcher
Pulled Out, 8 to O.
SPOKANE, May 12. Tacoma today
tried Ed Stopher, a local amateur, on the
rubber, the visitors winning, 8 to 6. In
the first inning he was a bit nervous, but
after that he simply made monkeys out
of the locals, thus proving that Manager
Maloney's Judgment that "he was not
strong enough for the league" was way
off. McCloskey was injured in sliding to
third, and he may be out of the game
for some time. Aside from Stopher's 4
twirling, the features were the fielding
of Marshall and McCarthy and the op
portune hitting of Lynch. Twenty-five 1
hundred people witnessed the game.
R. H. PO. A. E.
Olclntyre, 2b .2 13 5 0
Shelton. 3b 1 12 3 2
JLyncn, if. and lb 1 2 4 0 0
McCarthy, ss 2 12 3 0
Carter, rf. 0 0 2 0 0
McCloskey. lb 0 2 3 11
Flannery. cf. 0 13 0 1
J. Thlelman, rf. and lf....l 1 0 1 0
Stopher. p 1 12 10
Shea. c. 0 0 6 10
Totals 8 10 27 15
Burke, ff. 0
Kclly, 2b.-:: ..; 1
J. Marshall. 3b 1
iRafert, c. .1
Weeks, lb 0
Roadnlght ss 1
T. Thlelman, If. 1
Jft'ilner, p. 0
7 24 16
SCORE BY INNINGS.
Spokane,.., 4 0 0 2 0 0 0
Tacoma ...-. 2 12 3 0 0 0
Earned runs Spokane, 1; Tacoma, 5.
Stolen bases Rafert, Roadnlght 2, Mc
Two-base hits Weeks, Mclntyre.
Three-base hits Lynch. McCloskey.
Home runs Lynch, J. Thlelman.
. Double plays Marshall. Kelly and
TVeeke; McCloskey and Stopher.
Bases 6n balls By Wilner, 1; by Sto
Struck out By Wilner, 2; by Stopher, 4.
Left on bases-Spokane, 4; Tacoma, X.
Time of game, 1:15.
Northwest League Standing?.
Won. Lost. Perct
Portland . 5
Tacoma .... 5
.Seattle-. - 4
Scheduled Games of "Week.
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and
Sunday Portland vs. Tacoma. at Tacoma.
Seattle vs. Spokane, at Spokane.
Chicago Defeated St. Louis
Score -of Six to Three.
CHICAGO. May 12. Waddell not only
pitched a gilt-edged game for Chicago to
day, hut helped his team greatly by some
very sensational fielding. Murphy was
wild and was hit hard at the start, but
was invincible after the third. Attend
ance. 7000. Score:
R H E R H B
Chicago. 6 S 2jSt Louis 3 5 2
Batteries Waddell and Kllng; Murphy
and Nichols. Umpire Emslie.
Cincinnati Beat Pittsburg:.
CINCINNATI. May 12. Hahn kept the
"nine hits made off his delivery well scat
tered, and was given good support. Leev
er's double In the ninth saved Pittsburg
from a shut-out. Attendance, 12,994. Score:
Cincinnati .... 6 7 ljpittsburg 19 4
Batteries Hahn and Peltz; Leever and
Connor. Umpire Dwyer.
Milwaukee Defeated Cleveland In a
MDLWAUKBE, May 12. Dowllng kept
the hits well scattered and would have
shut Cleveland out but for errors by
Duffy, Anderson and Gilbert. The game
was fast and snappy. Attendance, 3500.
Milwaukee.... 5 9 4jCleveland 2 7 1
Batteries Dowllng and Leahy; Hart
Detroit Beat Chicago.
DETROIT. May 12. Detroit batted Ka
toll hard and defeated Chicago handily.
Attendance, 7000. Score:
Chicago 5 9 IJDetrolt 7 15 1
Batteries Katoll and Sullivan; Slevers
Championship Fleht Declared Off.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 12. The
Martin-Childs colored championship fight,
scheduled to take place In this city Tues.
day ''night, has been declared off. The
Governor Issued orders to the Sheriff to
prevent the mill. Manager Madden, with
Martin and Ruhlln, left for New York
this evening. The Olympic Athletic Club
Is a loser by a considerable amount.
Finances of Missionary Alliance.
NEW YORK, May 1Z-A. B. Simpson,
of 3Cyack. p'resiOent of the Christian and
Missionary Alliance, has. Just made his
financial report for the year. The total
contributions were $264,639, on. Increase of J
$110,084 over the previous year. Mrs. Simp
son, the financial secretary, has resigned
and David Crear has taken, her place.
Since the Alliance started, the "total con
tributions have been $1,8,000. of which
more than half was raised to the last
Suburb of Detroit the Scene Blare
Started is Idle M11L
DETROIT, May 12. Fanned by a 35-mlles-an-bour
wind, fire this afternoon
swept the west bank of the Rogue River
in Delray, a suburb to the south of
Detroit, for three-quarters of a mile, and
destroyed over $800,000 worth of property.
Following are the losses:
Salllotte & Ferguson, lumber mill. $50.
000, covered by insurance; Brownlee &
Co.'s sawmill, salt block and part of
their lumber, $45,000, Insurance $15,000; the
Western Union Telegraph Company, loss
of cedar poles stored In a yard which, was
swept by the flames, about $600,000, Insur
ance unknown; Corkln, SUckney &
Cramm. loss of dredge, which was tied
up at the Salllotte & Ferguson dock, $70,.
000, Insurance unknown; Maltby Lumber
"Company, cedar poles and sawmill, $50,000,
The fire originated shortly after 1 o'clock
In the roof of the Salllotte & Ferguson
lumber mill. The plant had not been run
ning for several months, and the roof
was as dry as tinder. The building was
soon in ashes and the fire swept across
a block to where dredge No. 5 was tied
up. Despite efforts to save her, this craft
was burned to the water's edge. Great
embers were picked up by the wind and
dropped on the root of Brownlee & Co.'s
mill and salt block, and both these build
ings were destroyed.
Delray has a small fire department,
which responded with three engines and
the fireboat Battle. Even the great
streams of the fireboat were powerless
to check the flames which were rolling
down the river bank for hundreds of feet.
From the Brownlee property the Are
Jumped over Into the large yard which
the Western Union Telegraph Company
used as a storage-point for Its cedar tele
graph poles. The yard is the distributing
point for 10 states, and over 100,000 poles
were stored there. The fire swept through
the great yard, which comprises about
eight acres, In less than two hours, but
the poles blazed until far into the night.
The streams from the fireboat Battl
.were centered on this yard, but they had
no effect in staying the flames. The four
inch streams were turned into steam al
most before they reached the burning
piles of poles. The plant of the Maltby
Lumber Company was the last one on the
river bank, and It was soon destroyed,
together with a large stock of cedar
poles which was stored la the company's
yard. When darkness fell, the glare from
the burning poles Illuminated the sky for
miles. The firemen worked on the fire al
most all night to keep It from spreading
to other property, for they realized that
it would simply have to burn itself out in
the Western Union storage yards.
While this fire was burning, the lumber
yard of G. A. Ralph & Co., at Ecorse,
about a mile frcm Delray, was set on fire
hv Kiiarks from a nassing engine and 500.-
000 feet of lumber was destroyed. The loss
is about $75,000, covered by Insurance.
Business Part of Town Burned.
WAVERLT. la., May 12. Nearly the
whole of the business portion of the town
of Dumont was destroyed early this morn
ing. Eighteen business houses were de
stroyed. Loss," $50,000.
$50,000 Fire at Parker City, Ind.
PARKER -CITY, Ind.. May 12. Fire to
day destroyed Vaughan & Sons' church
furniture factory and plant, a livery stable
and several smaller buildings. Loss, $50,
000. MILITIA' STILL ON HAND. .
Presence Deemed Necessary at Jack
sonvilleWork for Everybody.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 12. The re
lief association Is doing stupendous work,
particularly In the commissary and labor
departments. There is abundant work
for everybody who can do manual labor,
but difficulty Is experienced In getting the
colored men to work. The militia is etlli
In possession of the city, and will remain
here so long as the committee of the re
lief association thinks best. The liquor
men have approved the action of the Gov
ernor In closing the barrooms and have
indorsed it by resolutions. The electric
light plants are in operation and the main
streets of the city will be lighted again
in the next three or four days.
Appeal to Baptists.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.. May 12. The
Baptists of Jacksonville today Issued the
following appeal to the Baptists of Amer
ica: "Dear Brethren Jacksonville, the me
tropolis and gate city of Florida, is in
ruins. The great fire of May 3, the great
est that the new South has ever known,
burned 132 blocks in the most thickly-settled
portion of the city, and destroyed
every church and school building In the
city proper. The First Baptist Church
with Its contents was destroyed. Our pas
tor and family saved only the clothes on
their backs, while library and furniture
went up in flames. Scores of our churcfr
people are homeless. Many of them are
destitute, and must be helped. A major
ity of our members have lost their busi
ness. The well-to-do have "become poor,
and are unable to assist. Our church
must be rebuilt, and to that end we are
bending every energy. In our weakness
and suffering from the depths of despair
we call on all Baptists throughout the
country to assist us In rearing a temple
to the Lord, that His work may be car
ried on and His name glorified. "Please
send your contributions to Dr. W. A. Hob
son, pastor, or E. E. Cleveland, chair
man board of deacons."
THANKED BY KING EDWARD
British Community of New York for
Mesa age of Sympathy.
NEW YORK, May 12. King Edward
VII, through the Marquis of Lans
downe. Secretary of Foreign Affairs,
has sent his. thanks to the British com
munity of New York for the message of
sympathy sent to him by them on the
death of Queen Victoria. Sir Percy San
derson, British Consui-General, today
made announcement of the fact In the
"In obedience to the King's commands,
signified to me by the Marquis of Lans
downe, I have the honor to convey to the
British community In New York His Maj
esty's sincere thanks for the highly ap
preciated message of sympathy and good
will contained In the address of the com
munity on the occasion of the great loss 1
wmen nas oeen sustained oy tne jving,
his royal house-and his subjects through
out the world by the lamented death of
Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Empress of
India. His Majesty has noticed with
much Interest and appreciation that ex
British subjects, now naturalized Ameri
can citizens, were by their desire included
In the address from the British community
in New York."
Martlnelli Celebrated High Mass.
WASHINGTON, May 12.-Cardinal Mar
tlnelli celebrated pontifical high mass to
day at St. Aloyslus Church. The edifice
was thronged, many Catholic clergymen
attending to hear his eminence at his first
mass since his elevation to the cardinal
ate. The cardinal was robed In black,
with an almost invisible red border. He
wore the red beretta. Count Colacchlci,
the papal messenger, stood throughout the
services, arrayed In his brilliant uniform,
always close to the cardinal. More than
1000 electric Hchts beamed in the church.
making the scene one of great beauty.
rflNTDAI VCT IM HAIIDT
vUllllivL. I LI 111 1UULfI
WO CHANGE IN NORTHERN PACD7IC
SUPREMACY STRUGGLE. "
Question "Would Seem to Hinge Upon
Right of Directors to Retire
NEW YORK. May 12. At the hotels.
cafes and other -places where flnanclerb
have gathered during the exciting 'days
the" past week, there was today an ab
sence of anything that had the appear
ance of a formal conference or discussion
of the market situation. The men who
opposed the Hill-Morgan interests in the
MRS. M'KINLEY ILL.
INDISPOSITION OF THE PRESIDENT'S WIPE MAY CAUSE THE CUR
TAILMENT OF THE PROGRA3IME FOR THE REMAINDER OF HIS
Northern Pacific struggle were all out of
town over Sunday. The financiers who
gathered at the Waldorf-Astoria talked
Informally of Saturday's bank statement,
and the stock market in general. There
were friends of Kuhn, Loeb & Co., who
reiterated the statement that that side
had completed a count of the actual
shares In their possession, and that they
have control of Northern Pacific, but
this statement was vigorously denied by
partisans of the other side. James J.
Hill was at the hotel during the day, but
efforts to interview him regarding North
ern Pacific resulted In non-committal an
swers with -the exception that he stated
that there had been no change In the sit-
uatlon since yesterday.
The Herald tomorrow will say:
Representatives of Kuhn, Loeb & Co.
say that the stocks sold by the arbitrage
houses will definitely come to them. These
holdings are distributed among the com
mon and preferred Issues. Some ques
tion may arise due to the retirement of
the preferred stock Issue. Under the
terms of Issue the preferred stock Is re
tlrable upon any first day of January
up to 1905 at par. No action has yet been
taken upon the preferred stock, which at
the present time carries equal voting
power with the common. Whether this
stock can be ordered retired by the di
rectors prior to the meeting of the com
pany on October 1 next is not known.
It would seem, however, as though a mat
ter of this importance would rest with
the shareholders of the company, and If
such Is the case, Kuhn, Loeb & Co.'s
stock will be in existence on October 1,
and It will determine not only the ques
tion of control, but the question of re
tiring the preferred Issue.
" Persons Identified with the Harrlman
Kuhn, Loeb & Co. interests express be
lief that some resolution will be passed
by the directors favoring the retlrem"
of the preferred stock. One of Mr. Mor
gan's partners, asked about this, replied
that he thought nothing of the kind
would be done.
PETITION OF LONDON BROKERS.
Wont Delivery of Stock Delayed Un
til Exchange Can Be Made for New.
LONDON, May 13. The stock exchange
has received a petition from the members
of the exchange in favor of the delivery
of Northern Pacific stock being deferred
until the old shares can be dispatched to
America and exchanged for new shares
or otherwise, to make the nonvoting
shares "good delivery." The question
will be discussed at today's meeting.
The Standard's financial article say3
that any extreme measure to force de
liveries of the stock would probably be
warmly resented by the stock exchange.
The Dally Mall considers that any such
arbitrary Interference with customs would
have more ill effects than good. The j
Dally News, In its financial article, ob
serves: "The penalty of unpopularity and dis
credit arising from the enforcement of
extreme, measures, such as are expressly
discountenanced in this market, will not
be readily incurred by the powerful firms
concerned, even should the railway 'deal'
be thereby Imperiled."
It 'is asserted, that 20,000 was quickly
subscribed In Capel Court Saturday in
once instance to avoid a stoppage by a
big operator whose differences amount to
40,000. Similar efforts are being made In
one or two other cases.
CHICAGO ELEVATED ROADS.
Four May Be Consolidated at Annual
Savins of $250,000.
NEW YORK, May 12. The Times will
John J. Mitchell and C. L. Blair, who
control the elevated railroad system In
Chicago, are at the Waldorf-Astoria.
These roads are, the Northwestern Elevat
ed, Lake Street Elevated, Metropolitan
Elevated, South Side Elevated and the
Union Loop. Charles T. Yerkes and Dr.
H. Louderback, who were "largely Interest
ed In the roads, are also in town. It Is
proposed to consolidate the four roads,
and Mr. Louderback expresses the opin
ion that such a consolidation will mean
a saving of $250,000 a year, at least
While here Messrs. Mitchell and Blair
will also 6eek to bring about a reorgan
ization of the Colorado Fuel Company.
A number of other concerns will, it is
said, be taken into the new company.
TO BUILD LARGE BRIDGE.
Pennsylvania Railroad to Cross
Fro hi Hohokn to Manhattan.
NEW YORK, May 12. The World will
William J. Amend, counsel for the North
River Bridge Company, and one of Its di
rectors, yesterday made the definite an-
nouncement that the Pennsylvania Rail- J
road shack of the company's scheme to
build a bridge from Hoboken to Manhat
tan. He said that contracts were now be
ing negotiated between the bridge com
pany and the "various railroad companies
whose traffic will be accommodated by the
bridge. As soon as these could be exe
cuted, he said, work on the structure
would be commenced. It is estimated that
the bridge can be completed within fouij
The bridge is to be only for the trans
portation of passengers, and the plan In
volves the erection of an enormous termi
nal, bounded by Sixth and Seventh ave
nues. Twenty-fourth and Twenty-eighth
streets. The bridge will be the largest in
the world. There will be 16 tracks for
railroad trains, and the strength of the
structure will be such that they can be
run at full speed. Above them will be
trolley tracks, driveways, bicycle paths
The estimated cost of the bridge, with
its approaches and the passenger termi
nal, Is $80,000,000.
Elected Vice-President and Manager
ST. LOUIS, May 12. At a meeting of
the board of directors of the Tennessee
Central Railway Company, held in this
city, W. B. Dodridge, formerly general
manager of the Missouri Pacific & Iron
Mountain, has been elected vice-president
and general manager. The Tennessee
Central enterprise is backed by leading
St. Louis capitalists, and they have se
lected Mr. Dodridge to take active charge
of the entire property, which Is rapidly
j being extended to Nashville, and which
embraces ccal, oil and .timber lands, in
addition to the railroad. The road is al
ready in operation for 60 miles, extending
from Harriman Junction to Monterey, and
the contracts call for an extension of 265
miles. Nashville will be reached in the
Fall. The St. Louis syndicate has pur
chased 550,000 acres of coal, mineral and
timber lands on the Cumberland plateau,
and this property will be developed.
Order for Locomotives.
NEW YORK, May 12. The International
Power Company has just closed an order
for a number of locomotives for the Atch
ison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. The
Power Company will be compelled to run
its large plant to its greatest capacity
the remainder of the year. The locomo
tives will be built in Providence, R. I.,
and Paterson, N. J.
New Chief Engineer.
N. W. Bethel has been appointed chief
engineer of the Pacific & Idaho Northern
Railway Company, with office at Welser,
Idaho. His appointment dates from. May 8.
CONFERENCE ON CHARITIES
Delegates Discuss Application of Re
ligion to Social Problem.
WASHINGTON, May 12. Many of the
pulpits of the city churches were filled
today and tonight by delegates to the an
nual conference of the Charities and
Corrections, now being held In this city.
The conference sermon was preached at
Epiphany Church by Rev. George Hodges,
dean of the Episcopal Theological School
at Cambridge, Mass. The topic was, "The
Progress of Compassion." At other
churches "The Application of Religion to
the Social Problem" was discussed by
the following-named clergymen: Rev.
Washington Gladden, at the Church of
the Covenant; Rabbi Emll G. Hlrsch, of
Chicago, at the First Congregational;
Rev. Charles R. Henderson; of the Uni
versity of Chicago, at the First Bap
tist; and Rev. Samuel G. Smith, at the
Metropolitan. At the Fifteenth-Street
Presbyterian Church, Secretary James F.
Jackson, of the State Board of Correc
tion and Charities, of St Paul, talked of
charities organization, and at Ryland
Methodist Episcopal Church, Rev. M.
Hastings Hart, of Chicago, spoke of "The
Tonight at the Congregational Church,
Dr. Hart delivered an address on child
saving, and Timothy D. Hurley, of Chi
cago, told of the operations of the juvenile
court of that city. Tonight at Foundry
Methodist Episcopal Church, there was
also a special symposium on the prin
ciples and methods of associated charities,
15-mlnute addresses being made by Ed
ward T. Devlle. secretary of the New.
York Charity Organization Society; Rev.
P. Blcknell, secretary of the Chicago Bu
reau of Charities; Rev. Robert Treat
Paine, of Boston Associated Charities,
and Miss Mary E. Richmond, secretary of
the Philadelphia Society for Organizing
Scnrched Far and Wide for Criminal
CLINTON, Mass., May 12. Frank G.
Kelly, of Akron, O., accompanied by Dep
uty Sheriff Arthur, arrived here today
with a requisition from the Governor of
Ohio for Joe Wade, who is wanted for
the alleged murder of Joe Turner,
at Akron, O., November 21, 1S99.
The officer said he had traveled
over 5000 miles through various
states in search of Wade, who was
arrested here last week through the me
dium of his picture and description print
ed in a Chicago paper. Wade had been
here about six months and was employed
on one of the metropolitan water board's
contracts. Wade showed great fear when
confrohted by the Ohio men, but said he
would return without making any trouble.
They started for Akron at noon.
Vice-President of French Senate.
PARIS. May 12. Henri de Vernlnao,
vice-president of the Senate, Is dead, aged
DEWET IS AGAIN ACTIVE
BOER, GENERAL HAS CROSSED INTO
- H , TRANSVAAL. r
He Is Reported to Be Accompanied
by a Force of Tvro Thou
LONDON, play 13. General Dewet, ac
cording to a dispatch to the Dally Mall
from Pretoria, has resumed operations,
and is reported to have crossed into the
Transvaal with 2000men.
MAY VISIT UNITED STATES.
Grand Dake Michael Has a Keen
Desire to Make the Trip.
ST. PETERSBURG, May 12. Grand
Duke Michael has a keen desire to visit
the United States, but whether he will
be able to fulfill It depends largely on
the course of events, both national and
International. In a recent conversation
with Ambassador Tower, the Grand Duke
expressed a lively hope that he might be
able to make the trip. He recalled the
two visits paid the United States by the
Grand Duke Alexis, and declared the lat-
ter was greatly Impressed, not only with
what he saw in America, but that he had
a grateful recollection of American hos
pitality. Ambassador Tower will go to
Glasgow In June as the delegate of the
American Philosophical Society to the
450th anniversary celebration of the
THE RUSSIAN LOAN.
Reopening' of a Number of Indus
tries Is Anticipated.
ST. PETERSBURG, May 12. The prin
cipal topic in St. Petersburg today was
the new loan which M De Wltte, Min
ister of Finance, has placed with Paris
bankers, the various industries anticipat
ing sufficient railway orders as a result
of the arrangement to permit a reopening
of the various works, many of which
have been closed or have been operating
on a small scale.
The St. Petersburg Herald thinks that
M. Delcasse, the French Foreign Minis
ter, promised M. De Wltte during his re
cent visit here to secure the French finan
ciers for the loan. It Is recalled, how
ever, that the Minister of Finance ex
pressed a desire when M. Delcasse ar
rived In St Petersburg, that the Ameri
can press should be given to understand
that a loan was not Involved.
ADMITTED BY ESTERHAZY.
Authorship of Dreyfus Bordereau
Names Partner in Work.
BRUSSELS. May 12. The Independence
Beige publishes affidavits signed by Count
Ferdinand Walsln Esterhazy before the
French Consul, In London, admitting the
authorship of the Dreyfus bordereau, and
declaring that It was written with the
connivance of Colonel Sandherr, ex-chlef
of the secret Intelligence bureau.
Will Travel for England.
LONDON, May 13. "Charles Bletterman
Elliott, the retired general manager of the
Cape Government Railways, has been ap
pointed a Commissioner to tour in Eng
land, Continental Europe and the United
States," says the Cape Town correspond
ent of the Dally Mall, "for the purpose of
inquiring as to the best systems of elec
tric lighting, carriages and other railway
construction, with a view to extensions.
He is empowered to order material and
rolling-stock for the construction of new
To Prolong Monopoly on Opera.
BERLIN, May 12. Frau Oosima Wag
ner has addressed a letter to all the mem
bers of the Reichstag, asking an Indefinite
prolongation of the Beyruth monopoly on
"Parsifal." She Is willing to renounce the
prolongation of copyright on the other
Wagner operas if her request as to "Par
sifal" is granted. She asserts that a cer
tain lmpressarlo has offered her 1,000,000
marks fof the "Parsifal" rights for a
term of five years, but that she has re
fused to accept the proposal.
Residence of Famous American Sold
PARIS, May 12. Several of the resi
dences forming part of the estate of the
late Thomas W. Evans, the famous
American dentist, were put up at auc
tion today. The Hotel des Souveralns, as
It became known during the Paris Ex
position, was offered at 2,800,000 francs,
but did not find a purchaser. The prop
erty on the Rue de la Pompel was offered
at the upset price of 900,000 francs, but
this also was not sold. The house on the
Avenue Kleber was sold for 420,000 francs.
To Resist American Competition.
VIENNA, May 12. The Welner Allge
maine Zeltung, reviving the reports of
combined European action against the
United States In the Industrial world, as
serts that Germany and Austria are nego
tiating with a view to the' formation of a
European league to resist American com
petition. Comet Re-appeared.
LIMA, Peru, May 12. The comet which
was first seen from South America about
two weeks ago, and has been Invisible
from here for the last three nights, reap
peared last nlsht It has two talis. One
Is visible more than when first seen.
Rosseau Has Completely Recovered.
PARIS, May 12. M. Waldeck-Rosseau,
the Premier, wfio left Paris April 11 to
recuperate from the effects of hls recent
Illness, returned to the city today. It Is
announced that his health is completely
Plot Agrainst Archbishop.
LONDON, May 13. The Daily Mall pub
lishes the following from Malta:
"A bomb was exploded at midnight
against the residence of the arcbblahop,
but no serious damage was done."
Repairs on Challenger Completed.
LONDON, May 12. The repairs on- the
challenger were completed today. Watson
& Jamleson are satisfied that the chal
lenger is In perfect trim.
Decide to Cease "Work.
EPINAL, France, May 12. The master
cotton spinners have decided to cease
work June lo. in order to lessen the out
put until existing stocks have been ex
hausted. Spanish Nationalization Decree.
MADRID, May 12. The Official Gazette
publishes a decree offering the national
ization of ex-Spanish colonial subjects.
NUMBER OF SOLDIERS KILLED.
Due to Explosion of Mines Buried on
Frontier of Chineac Province.
VICTORIA, B. C, May 12: News wa3
brought by the steamer Glenogle, which
arrived today, that a severe earthquake
occurred at Yokohama April 24, lasting
fully two minutes. No damage was re
ported. The Asiatic reports say that on April
22, 150 French and 30 Germans were killed
and wounded by the explosion of. mines
butled on the frontier of Shan Si and
The China Times reports the capture of
a brigand headquarters, where Chinese
were pillaging the neighborhood under
the leadership of 10 foreign soldiers. The
Germans killed 29 Chinese, and captured
a junk, on which a cannon was mounted.
The new 7000-ton liner Sobranon was
wrecked on the Chinese coast near Lung
Ylng prior to the ealllng of the Glenogle.
The passengers and mails were saved.
The vessel was a total wreck.
A mixed battalion of English and Jap-
anese and French had a sharp engage
ment with ICO Boxers near Shanbackwan.
The fight lasted all day. and a number
of! Chinese were killed. The British lost
two men wounded, the French one, and
the Japanese two.
There had been 110 cases of plague and
104 deathsand 65 cases ofsmallpox and
43 deaths In Hong Kong from January 1
to April 15.
Cables Are Interrnpted.
NEW YORK, May 12. The Commercial
Cable Company has issued the following,
notice dated today:
"We are advised that the cables be
tween Tschlfu and Tslngtau and Tsing
tau and Shanghai are interrupted.'
NO NEWS AT WASHINGTON.
Minister Has Not Communicated Re
garding: Trouble in Turkey.
WASHINGTON, May 12. Mr. Lelshman,
our Minister to Constantinople, up to this
time has not communicated with the
State Department respecting the trouble
at the Turkish capital over the efforts of
the Porte to suppress the foreign post-
offices. Inquiry here discloses the .fact
that the United States Is one of the few
irrpat nnwers n.-hloh r1npi not mnlntain nit
absolutely Independent postoffice system
between Constantinople and the outside
world. The others havp a svslem of closed
, malI oUChes by which the malls are not
permitted to pass through Turkish hands
while in transit between the border and
the embassies at Constantinople. The
British Government has a fine postoffice
building not far from Its embassy, and
Austria and France also have suitable
postal establishments at Constantinople.
These were established originally, not so
much from a lack of confidence in the In-
tegrity of the Turkish Government, as
from the Inferior character of the Turkish
postal service some years ago. It Is pos
sible for any foreign citizen resident in
Constantinople to receive Ms mails dl-
rectly, upon application to the postoffice, Vcne here Tuesday and continue In ses
at his embassy. The privilege Is not 11m- son 10 days. There will be about IS
lted to embassy attaches or official mall, i delegates in attendance. The organization
and this fact has long been a matter of ' is now fourth among the frater
dlsccntent Tor the Turks, who, having 1 nal orders of the United Stat?
sought to improve their own postal serv- ' and has 17 camps established in
Ice by placing It under the direction of ! the Province of Ontario. Can-
German experts, feel that they have a
right to get xld of these foreign offices.
which, they assert, facilitate smuggling,
The United States Government, not having
a postoffice of Its own, has made use of
i the facilities of the French, Austrian and
British postal system. In Constantinople.
YEAR BOOK ON AGRICULTURE.
Department Will Issue Work in July
Some of Subjects Treated.
WASHINGTON, May 12. The year book
of the United States Department of Agri
culture for 1900 is now in press, and will
be ready for distribution about July 1. In
addition to the report of the Secretary and
the appendix, the volume will contain 31
articles on each division of original work.
A new feature will be the publication of
requirements for admission to the Agricul
tural Department of the land grant col
leges, and the cost of attendance. The
year book is a volume of 88S pages, illus
trated with a frontispiece, 87 plates, of
which nine are colored, and SS text fig
ures. The regular edition to MO.OOO copies,
of which 470.000 are by law reserved for the
exclusive use of Congress; and 30,000 for
the department. All others than crop cor
respondents must apply to their Senators
or Representatives in Congress. The ar
"Smyrna Fig Culture in the United
States," "Amplification of Weather Fore
casts," "Commercial Plant Introduction,"
"Forest Extension In the Middle West,"
"Influence of Rye on the Price of Wheat,"
"Mountain Roads," "Fungus Diseases of
Forest Trees," "Rabbits," "The Scale In
sect and Mite Enemies of Citrus Trees,"
"How Birds Affect the Orchards," "Hot
Waves," "Potatoes as Food," "Practical
Forestry in the- Southern Appalachians,"
"Commercial Pear Culture," "Develop
ment of the Trucking Interests," "The
Date Palm," "Practical Irrigation," "Free
Delivery of Rural Mails," "Successful
Wheat-Growing In Sem!-Arld D s.rlc "
DEAIH CAME AT LAST.
To Detroit Woman Who Had Been
In Cataleptic State 43 Hours.
DETROIT, May 12. Miss Dora McDon
ald, of this city, who apparently died last
Friday, and whose condition was such
that her physician, Dr. George S. Field,
refused to pronounce her dead, late yes
terday, after 20 hours' suspended anima
tion, owing to uncertain signs of life
about the body, died today after being
In a capaleptlc state for 43 hours. From
the time when it Is supposed death took
possession of the body there were signs
which completely mystified her physicians
and others were called In for consulta
tion. Early today the watchers were
startled to observe a twitching of the
muscles of the body, beginning at the
neck and continuing to the lower part
of the abdomen. It was hoped that she
would regain consciousness, but the con
vulsion lasted but a short time, the
warmth left the body, and unmistakable
signs of death appeared. Several hours
later Dr. Field pronounced her dead and
ascribed the Immediate cause to paralysis
of the heart
After South American Gold.
CHICAGO, May 12. A party of 100,
cluding civil engineers, machinists, min
ing experts, assayers and guides left
Chicago tonight for New York, whence
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they will sail on May U for Colombia.
South America. In quest of gold along the
River Nechi. Already there are four car
loads of machinery and tools at New
York which will be taken along and used
by the party.
The property which is to be explorea
lies 200 miles from Zaragoza, on the Mag
delina River. It comprises 10CO acres and
was recently acquired by Philip D. Block,
of the Inland Steel Company, and Louis
Benjamin, of the Block-Pollak Iron Com
pany. KILLED HIS WXEE.
Wealthy Illinois Farmer Then At
tempted to Take His Own Life.
BLOOMINGTON, 111... May li On a
farm near here today Merritt Chlsm.
killed his wife. As she was starting to
church In a buggy with the two little
daughters of Chlsm, her stepdaughters, a
quarrel arose. Chism jumped Into the
buggy and with a knife cut his wife's
face and neck. He then threw her Into
the road. Jumped upon her and stabbed
her repeatedly. Her son. Harvey Free-
i iand, aged 12. struck at Chlsm with a ball
i bat. Chlsm wrested the bat from the lad
I and struck, his wife three times with lt
smashing her skull and dashlnsr her brains
out Then he tried again to stab the
woman. Harvey caught the hand In
which was the knife. Chlsm drew the
knife through Harvey's hand, almost sev
ering the fingers, and stabbed Harvey In,
the arm. Chlsm then fled across the field
and tried to drown himself In a well. The
water was not deep enough, and he
climbed out and went to the house of a
son. where he tried to kill himself with
a revolver. The son prevented this and
; took Chlsm to Bloomlngton. where he
. gave-hlmself up to the Sheriff. Chi-rtn l
. 49 years old. and one of the wealthiest
farmers in the county.
Woodmen of the World to MeJ
CrvrmraTIS. O.. Mav 12. The Sovereign
Cnmn. Woodmen of the World, will con-
I ada. The present membership Is about
(130.000. A committee appointed at the last
i convention to reWe the laws of the order
has peen in session nen ine past wee,
and Its report to the Sovereign Camp will
recommend many radical changes.
Actor Hcarnc Improvlnsr.
NSW YORK, May 12. James A. Hearne,
the actor, who has been ill for sqme time
at his home In this city, was said tonight
to be somewhat improved.
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