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THE MORNING OHEGONTAN, SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 1901.
KRAMER HEADS THE LIST
VOX HALF-MILE CIRCUIT CHAM
PIONSHIP FROM COOPER. ,
TISctt Records Established at Madison
Square Garden National an
'. American League Scores.
,NEW YORK, Aug. 9. In the Maaison
Square Garden bicycle races tonight
Frank Kramer, of East Orange, N. J.,
won the half-mile circuit championship,
beating Tom Cooper, of Detroit, by Ave
open lengths in the final heat. This places
Kramer at the head of the list, -with
36 points for the circuit championship,
Major Taylor being second, with 23 points,
and Cooper next, -with 14. In the fourth
trial heat of the championship contest,
Kramer established a new world's record
for the half mile and he covered it in 53
W. F. Fenn," of Waterbury, Conn., in
the third heat of the one-mile professional
handicap, covered the distance in 1:57 4-5,
and his time in the final heat, although
he did not win, was 2-5 second better.
This also established a new record for
an Indoor track.
Stlnson Defeated McEachern.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9. Will Stlnson
won the 20-mlle motor-paced race from
Archie McEachern tonight in 30:58 1-5.
Philadelphia Wins From New York
by Hard Hitting.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9. Hard hit
ting by the Philadelphlas enabled them
to defeat New York rather easily today.
Attendance, 4348. Score:
R H El R H E
New York ... 2. 5 OjPhiladelphia .13 17 2
Batteries Deegan and Bowerman;
Townsend and McFarland. Umpire
i Chicago Beat Pittsburg.
PITTSBURG, Aug. 9. Hughes was wild
and Taylor was substituted In the fourth.
Only four scattered hits were made off
him. Chicago's hits were bunched. At
tendance, 2300. Score:
Pittsburg .... 1 6 3ChIcago 4 8 3
Batteries Tannehlll and Yeager;
Hughes and Taylor and Kahoe. Umpire
St. Louis Bent Cincinnati.
CINCINNATI, Aug. 9. St. Louis hit
Guese at will today. His support was
weak also. Attendance, 1200. Score:
Cincinnati ...611 6St Louis 13 13 1
Batteries Guese and Bergen; Murphy
and Ryan. Umpire Brown.
Brooklyn Beat Boston.
BROOKLYN, Aug. 9. Today's game
was decided in the ninth. Attendance,
Boston 3 6 2Brooklyn 4 8 2
Batteries Willis and Klttredge: Dono
van and McGuire. Umpires Nash and
National League Standing.
Pittsburg 53 35
Philadelphia 53 37
St. Louis 53 3S
Brooklyn 47 43
Boston 42 45
Cincinnati 36 50
New York 37 55
Chicago 37 63
Boston and Baltimore Broke Even
in a Double-Header.
BOSTON, Aug. 9. Boston and Baltimore-broke
even today. The first game
was a slugging match in which Baltimore
, excelled. Boston won the second game
bygood hitting in the first and fourth
Innings. Attendance, 6181. Score:
Boston 9 14 5Baltimore ....1114 2
Batteries Winters and Schreck; Nops
Boston 6 11 lBaltimore ....2 4 1
Batteries Mitchell and Crlger; McGIn
nlty and Bresnahan.
Philadelphia Bent Washington.
A WASHINGTON, Aug. 9. Philadelphia
today won both games of the first double
header played In Washington this season,
by superior stick work. Attendance,
314S. The score:
Washington . 4 8 2PhIladelphIa . 5 12 3
Batteries Carrick and Grady; Bernard
Washington . 4 9 ljPhiladelphla . 9 16 0
Batteries Patten and Grady; Plank and
Detroit Beat Chicago.
DETROIT, Aug. 9. The home team won
in this afternoon's game, which was the
last of the season with Chicago, and as a
result the two teams break even on the
season's play. Attendance, 2807. Score:
RHEI t RHE
Chicago 1 7 6DetroIt 12 13 0
Batteries Patterson and Sullivan; Mil
ler and Buelow.
Cleveland Beat Milwaukee.
CLEVELAND, Aug. 9. Cleveland
bunched four hits, and, aided by a base
on balls and a sacrifice, scored four runs
in the second inning. Moore was in fine
form. Attendance, 1600. Score:
Cleveland ... 8 13 3 Milwaukee ... 3 5 0
Batteries Moore and Wood; Hawley
American League Standing.
Won. Lost. P.C.
Chicago 58 33 .637
Boston 51 37 .580
Baltimore 40 38 .563
Detroit 49 43 .533
Philadelphia 43 44 .404
Washington 36 50 .410
Cleveland 36 50 .410
Milwaukee 35 CO .368
THE DAY'S RACES.
Neva Simmons Won the Electric
City Stakes at Buffalo.
BUFFALO, N. Y., Aug. 9. At the
grand circuit races the first race and the
event of the day, the Electric City stakes
for a purse of $5000, was won easily by
Neva Simmons In straight heats. Sum
mary: 2:24 class, trot, purse $5000, Electric City
stakes Neva Simmons won three straight
heats in 2:11, 2:11, 2:12. Country Jay.
Albert A., Quaddy Girl, George Smith
and Iva Dee also started.
2:14 class, trotting, purse $2000 Atallis
won three straight heats in 2:14, 2:14.
2:14. Alice Carr, Truffles, Reel and
Hullman also started.
2:16 class, trotting, purse $1200 Ante
sella won first, second and sixth heats
in 2:13, 2:10. 2:16. Valo won third and
fifth heats In. 2:12, 2:13. Wauban won
fourth heat In 2:14. All Right, Ebba, Vic
Shlller and Oneonta also started.
'Match race, pacing, three In five, $2000
Emma M. won first, third and fifth heats
in 2:09?$, 2:11. 2:11. Lolltta won the
second and fourth heats in 2:16, 2:14.
"Winners at Saratoga.
SARATOGA, N. Y., Aug. 9. Results:
Six furlongs Sarner won, Connie sec
ond, Ringleader third; time, 1:14 4-5.
Handicap, mile and a sixteenth Trigger-won,
Caviar second, Kilogram third;
Five and a half furlongs Dixie Line
,--&eik ,iM'. Ja...-v,iH'ls 1
won. Gay Boy second, Rocky third; time,
Mile and a sixteenth Inshoot won, The
Amazon second, Animosity: third; time,
Five furlongs Yankee won, Cornwall
second, Tribes Hill third; time, 1:02 2-5.
Races at Harlem.
CHICAGO, Aug. 9. Harlem results:
Seven furlongs Mondoro won, Captain
Hamm second, Little Lois third; time,
Six furlongs Trladitza won, Emma R.
second. The Phoenician third; time,
Steeplechase, short course Donation
won, Crest second, Dick Furber third;
Six furlongs Light Ball won, Goal Run
ner second, School for Scandal third;
Five furlongs, selling Lord Quex won,
Ishtar second, South Trimble third; time,
Mile and 70 yards Brief won, Searcher
second, Illllun third; time, 1:45 1-5.
Races at St. Louis.
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 9. Delmar Park re
Five furlongs Lillian M. won, Madabell
second, Attelle third; time,. 1:03.
Six and a half furlongs, selling J. V.
Hays won. Omelia second. Miss Cooney
third; time, 1:23.
Five and a half furlongs, selling Miss
Dora won. Colonel Stone second, Polheen
third; time, 1:10.
Seven furlongs, selling Uterp won,
Benham second, Warren Point third;
Mile and 70 yards, selling Barrlca won,
Irving Mayor second, Empyreal third;
Six and a half furlongs, selling Imp.
Clonsilla won, Kiss Quick second, Cella
third; time, 1:22.
Races at Butte.
BUTTE, Aug. 9. Results:
Six furlongs Del Allen won, Govern
ment second, Maggie K. third; time. 1:16.
Four furlongs Wlnnecook won, Arllne
B. second. Poppy A. third; time, 0:49.
Five and one-half furlongs Ned Dennis
won, Uncadeau second, Katie Gibbons
third; time, 1:0S.
Mile and a sixteenth Domsie won, Ping
second, Donation third; time, 1:49.
Six and a half furlongs De Capo won,
Duckoy second, July Gyp third; time, 1:22.
Three furlongs Honest John won, Coal
Oil Johnny second, Joe K. third; time,
ICetcham Is Confident.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y., Aug. 9.
George Kercham, owner of Cresceus, being
asked what he thought of the chances of
that horse in the contest with The Ab
"Why, I have every right to think my
horse will win, of course. In saying this,
however, I do not mean to be understood
as holding The Abbott cheap. He is a
wonderful animal and a splendid race
horse. It is no exaggeration to say that
tfho contest at Brighton Beach next
Thursday will probably produce the three
fastest heats that were ever recorded In
a trotting race."
A Chance for Lairson.
NEW YORK, Aug. 9. The regatta com
mittee of the Atlantic Yacht Club has
announced that the club will offer a tro
phy for a race off Sea Gate, Norton's
Point, between the yacht's Columbia, Con
stitution and Independence. It is the de
sire of the committee that the contest
shall take place after the club's cruise
In September. The course will be one of
two which may be decided upon by the
owners of the big yachts, either from Sea
Gate to the Sandy Hook lightship and
return, or an outside triangular course of
30 miles, with a 10-mJJe stretch to each
leg. The club is anxious to bring about
the meeting between the big boats before
the International races.
Flnkeel Versus Centerboard.
CHICAGO, Aug. 9. The old issue of the
fin-keel versus the centerboard will have
another trial in the series of five races oft
the Port of Chicago for the Canada'e cup.
The competing yachts, the Canadian
Yacht Club's Invader, a fln-keeler from
Toronto, and the Detroit Boat Club's
centerboard yacht, Cadillac, came out of
their docks this evening after a thorough
overhauling. All yachts are In perfect
trim for the Initial race of the series,
which will be started at 11 o'clock to
morrow forenoon. The course will be over
a triangle of seven knots to the leg.
CAUSED BY SPREADING RAILS
Lehigh Valley Flyer Jumped the
Track Several Injured.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 9. The last
two coaches of the Lehigh Valley flyer,
the Black Diamond eastbound express,
Jumped the track a short distance west
of North LeRoy this afternoon and after
crashing along the ties for 10 rods were
hurled to one side. The rear coach
landed bottom elde up in the ditch. The
wreck Is thought to have been caused by
the rails spreading.
Among he injured are the following:
Fred and Mary Kellar, Lake wood, N. J.;
R. W. Ross, Buffalo: F. H. Crone, Brook
lyn; S. M. Bentley, Pullman conductor,
Buffalo; L. M. Ames, Pullman porter.
New York: L. M. Rope, Brooklyn; Fred
Keene; Mr. and Mrs. Luke Johnson,
Lakewood. N. J. All of the Injured con
tinued their journey after having their
Sixty Girl Campers Poisoned.
CATSKILL, N. Y., Aug. 9. The girls'
Summer camp here was In a panic today.
Sixty young women, mostly residents of
Albany and Poughkeepsle. were suddenly
taken ill, displaying symptoms of poison
ing. On inquiry It was found that the
girls had partaken of corned beef, not the
canned variety, however. Physicians say
they will recover.
TROUBLE FOR WOODS.
Contest Suits Started Against His
FORT SILL, O. T., Aug. 9. Three ad
ditional contest suits have been started
against James Woods, the first winner In
the Lawton district land lottery, who, in
choosing his claim, shut Miss Mattle Beals
out from filing on a tract next to Lav
ton. Last night a local townslte company
staked off Woods' entry and stretched
ropes to indicate alleys and lots, and
gave notice of contest. These Woods dis
placed with the aid of an ax, but during
the night 200 squatters took possession and
say they will contest to the end. Woods
attorneys have warned the squatters to
move within 10 days. Another contest was
Inaugurated today, when a placer mineral
claim, based on the alleged discovery of
oil on the Woods homestead, was filed
with the Register of Deeds.
Her Majesty's Service.
Our friend Smith has a habit of signing
his initials to letters, telegrams, etc.,
where ho Is well known, and this propen
sity did not depart from him In England,
gossips a New York writer. It did not oc
cur to him that the letters H. M. S. are
magic Initials in the United Kingdom
until he had "stacked up against several
experiences," as he expressed It. The ex
pedition with which his telegrams were
sent caused him to fall in love with the
system of government ownership, which
he had always opposed in this country,
and one day, in the presence of several
British acquaintances at the Savile Club,
he mentioned his appreciation of the serv
ice. "It is not always to our liking,"
said a colonel of engineers, "but then we
are not privileged to use your signature
to telegrams." "What has my signature
got to do with it?" inquired the Ameri
can, and the Englishman explained that
H. M. S. "Her Majesty's Service" al
ways took precedence over everything
else in Britain.
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TILLMAN MADE A SPEECH WITH
OUT ABUSING M'1AURIN.
South Carolina Senator Deolares, He
Is a Poor Man Date of Iowa
UNION, S. C, Aug. 9.-Senator B. R.
Tillman was the last speaker at the big
meeting here today. He discussed the
"Commercial Democracy," advocated by
Senator McLaurin, without personal bit
terness or abuse, and said in part:
"The report is going the rounds that the
mills are behind this new doctrine. I do
not believe any such report. I deny that
the mills and their owners want to turn
the state over to the Republicans. I give
them credit for more patriotism and more
sense. I want to give warning to those
who have been misled. There are some
of these weak creatures around, but I
feel that all are not so foolish. In 1S90
we had 400.000 spindles, and now there are
about 2,000,000 spindles. The boom be
gan when Cleveland was In the White
House. Cleveland did nothing to help the
mills, nor did McKinley help them. They
were built simply because they were
found profitable here, because of the
nearness to the field, and the climate.
Our goods entered China on a competi
tive basis pure and simple. The cry that
that if we do not Join the Republican
party we will go backwards Is a humbug
and a He. It is common sense that we
have the goods and we will sell the
He said he did not care to take up
the latest of McLaurin's pronouncements
or even dignify them with an answer.
However, they would be taken up at
one point. McLaurin had insinuated that
Tillman took rebates on whisky.
"General Butler argued this very
thing here," said Senator Tillman, "and
you know how It was answered in 1891.
I never touched a dollar and every one
knows It, and the people showed It by
electing me time and again. The talk
about my being rich is all rot, as the
records of my county and tho Carolina
National Bank will show."
McLaurin on National Issues.
GREENVILLE, S. C, Aug. 9. Senator
McLaurin today addressed 2000 people at
Oakway near Westminster. He empha
sized his position on National Issues,
touched the Paris treaty- and expansion,
and advocated the building of a merchant
marine which shall fly the Stars and
stripes. Many of the Issues discussed
today had not been presented to the
people in this vicinity since the. days
preceding the attacks of Fort Sumpter.
The principal part of Senator McLaurin's
audience was made up of farmers, and
they applauded liberally.
Chairmnn of Convention Will Ignore
Silver in His Speech.
DES MOINES. la., Aug. 9. The Demo
cratic state central committee met today
to arrange for the state convention in
Dea Moines August 23. Mr. Sharon, of
Davenport, who has been selected as
temporary chairman of the convention,
submitted an advance copy of his speech,
which was Indorsed by the committee. It
ignores the financial plank of the Kansas
City platform and deals largely with state
Vest Suggests Some Planks.
SWEET SPRINGS, Mo., Aug. 9. Sena
tor George G, Vest, in an interview today,
said that the principal planks of the Dem
ocratic platform of 1904 should be: First,
a declaration for a graduated Income
tax; second, an unrelenting opposition to
trusts; third, a declaration against Im
perialism and the colonial system. t
"It would be suicidal," said the Sena
tor, "to thrust the silver issue forward
DUTY ON COFFEE.
Asked for by the Legislature of
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9. The Interior
Department has received a resolution
passed by the Hawaiian Legislature, pray
ing that Congress impose a duty on all
coffee imported from other countries,
"and in this way protect that industry
in Hawaii and other parts of the United
The resolution will be forwarded to
Congress at the opening of the next ses
sion. It says the coffee industry In Ha
waii is now In a depressed condition, and
is threatened to be abandoned on account
of low prices and removal of protective
duties on all coffee imported into the
Republic of Hawaii before the annexation
and the large amounts Imported into the
United States from Brazil, Mexico, Cen
tral America and other countries, free of
duty. The resolution refers to the large
coffee area, the great amount of Ameri
can capital invested there and inability
to compete with the low prices where
cheap labor is employed, as In the coun
Naval Claims Settled.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 9. The annual
report of the Auditor of the Navy De
partment shows that during the "fiscal
year ending June 30, 1901, there were set
tled 6695 accounts and claims. During
the same period the amounts allowed
were $74,649,116, as against $61,971,000 for
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1SO0. The
Navy Department deposit fund now
amounts to $337,24S, the total deposits hav
ing been $2,201,500 and the repayments,
Maneuvers Off Nantucket.
WOODS HOLL, Mass., Aug. 9. The battle-ship
Alabama, Kearsarge and Mas
sachusetts passed Woods Holl this after
noon on their way in and weighed an
chorage above Nobska, where they will
receive on board an equipment for wire
less telegraphy. The ships have been
engaged In target practice off No Mans
Iand, and in a day or two will proceed
to Nantucket for further maneuvers.
Training the Indian.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9. Miss Estella
Reel, National Superintendent of Indian
Schools, has completed a uniform course
of study for the Indian Schools. The
course treats of 61 studies, designed to
train the Indian to become self-supporting.
Kipling Lost Three Admirers.
New York Times.
There are three newspaper men in New
York that despise Kipling. They admire
his works and read everything he writes.
Each has a complete set of his books,
and each Is never tired of pouring of their
pages. Their dislike for the man came
about in this way. They were discussing
"The Man Whb Was." During fhe discus
sion one read the story aloud. When the
reading reached this point
" 'Sweet and to the point,' said Little
Mildred. 'What's the use of getting
wroth? Let's make this poor devil com
fortable.' "But that was a mat'ter suddenly and
swiftly taken from the loving hands of
the White Hussars. The. Lieutenant had
'returned only to gq away again three
days later, when the wall of the "Dead
March' 'and the tramp of the squadrons
told the wondering station, who saw no
gap In tho mess' table, that an officer of
the regiment had resigned his new-found
commission" When it reached this point
one argued that the man had committed
sulc'de, while another claimed that he had
died from exhaustion.
To settle the matter they decided to
write to the author for an explanation as
to which Idea he intended to convey. The
I letter was written and elgned by each. In
I -t Wii&rr'foMU , IU 111 m -ft- t&i..aM&MsfeU&u
due t!me an answer came, and from the
day of Its receipt has dated their dislike
for Rudyard Kipling.
Across the face of their letter he had
written the words:
"Wise men know, fools ask questions."
M. LE COLONEL BRYAN."
French Account of His Life and Ex
ploits. Des Moines Leader.
In a paper published in the south of
France is found an amusing account of
the early life and exploits of Colonel
Bryan. The story. It appears, was writ
ten by the Parte correspondent of the
provincial paper, and is based, so the
writer avers, on information furnished
by friends of the candidate who have been
prominent at the French capital.
The Western wag who filled the French
man so full of new and startling informa
tion must have smiled to -himself as he
read in cold print the statement that "M.
le Colonel Bryan first came into fame as
one of the strange, half-savage band of
cowboys who roamed over the far West,
fighting the Indians and wild beasts. Imi
tating, perhaps, the custom of the Indian
chiefs, each of the cowboys bore a nick
name based on some of his exploits as a
hunter or fighter. Thus M. le Colonel
Bryan's title among his rough, but brave
and sturdy comrades was Silver Bill, the
dead shot. After the treaty of peace was
signed with the Indians at Chicago in 1S96,
Colonel Bryan went out of the cattle busi
ness and became one of the bonanza
farmers of the West. He can now sit
on his back stoop, as the rear veranda is
called In America, and look over his fields
of corn stretching farther than the eye
can reach In every direction. As a result
of his early training on the plains, where
he spent months at a time without an
opportunity of talking to another human
being, the candidate for President is ex
tremely taciturn and can hardly be per
suaded to express his opinion on the
issues of the campaign. He is the author
of a book of adventure called The First
Battle, In which some of his encounters
with the Indians of the Tammany and
other tribes are described at length.
, "In the effort to partially neutralize the
strength of M. le Colonel among the cow
boys and Indians who make up the
largest part of the Voting population west
of fhe Allegheny Mountains, the Republi
cans have nominated M. le Roosevelt for
vice-president. M. le Roosevelt is one of
the leading cowboys In America, and Is
especially famous for once having van
quished a grizzly bear in a single combat.
During the present campaign M. le
Colonel Roosevelt has ridden a series of
horses all over the country, giving exhi
bitions of rough riding such as were seen
in Paris a year or more ago under the
direction of another American states
man." BRESCFS ACCOMPLICE.
Lulgl Glanotti, tWe Anarchist, Makes
PARIS. Aug. 9. A dispatch to the
Patrle from Rome says the anarchist,
Lulgl Glanotti, who is charged at Milan
with being an accomplice of Brescl, In the
assassination of King Humbert, has con
fessed to his complicity in the crime.
He admits that he left Paterson, N. J.,
in company with Brescl, and that they
went together to Monza, near Milan,
Glanotti started a street row1 at Monza
the day of the murder in order to dis
tract the attention of the police while
Bresci attacked the King.
The Paterson Anarchist Play.
NEW YORK, Aug. 9. The anarchists
of Paterson. N. J., at a recent meeting,
repudiated the report that they proposed
to give the play "The Assassination of
King Humbert I," August 18. They say
that they know nothing of the company
which is to perform the tragedy and
knew nothing of the affair until it was
announced. They ,a!so say that they are
glad that it is to be stopped, as they
understand It is to be given by Italians
from Southern Italv. and will depict an
archists in an odious light.
LIMESTONE TRUST. .
Quarries to Be Brought Under One
NEWCASTLE. Pa., Aug. 9. AH of the
limestone quarries Irv this section are.
It is said, to be brought under one man.
agement Limestone Is one of the most
Important materials used by the blast
furnaces of the United States Steel Cor
poration about their Pittsburg mills, and
Bessemer steel cannot be made without
It. Prominent Plttsburgers, most of
whom are stockholders and officers In
the steel trust, are promoting the enter
prise. It Is estimated that fully. $1,500,000 has
been Invested. Every quarry of conse
quence In Central or Western Pennsyl
vania, also in Eastern Ohio, has been,
from all reports, gobbled up by the com
bine. A Dog With the Moving Fever.
New York Times.
A man can grow up with a neighbor
hood, but It Is seldom that you hear of
a dog doing likewise. There Is near Pros
pect Park, Brooklyn, a dog named Nellie,
who has actually grown up with that
section. When the East Side Park lands
were arid waste, Nellie roved over them
at will. Senator William H. Reynolds
became Interested In hundreds of lots,
and, through an act of the Legislature,
had the cloud which was hovering over
the title to the lands cleared. They were
bought for park purposes, and it required
an act of the Legislature to allow them
to be sold by the city to private parties.
When the first row of houses were In
course of construction, Nellie made her
habitat in the cellars. As the houses were
sold, one after another, Nellie changed
her place of residence. The first houses
erected were worth about $8000, but now
no house costing less than $20,000 is being
put up in that section. Year after year
as different blocks of houses were started,
Nellie would wag her tall and take a new
"That dog has lived in more houses
than any man in the world," said Senator
Reynolds last week. "Over 200 houses
have been put up near the park, and Nel
lie has been the first occupant of every
one' of them. During her short life that
dog has been the sole tenant of over
$2,000,000 worth of real estate."
Nellie Is a large, white, smooth-coated
dog. The custom of the neighborhood Is
to give the best chicken bones and good
meat to Nellie. All the residents make
of the dog a net, and visits are made by
her every once In awhile to nearly all of
the 200 families who now live In that
Washouts in New Mexico.
ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., Aug. 9. The
first trains on the Santa Fe Railroad since
Sunday night passed across the big wash
out near Lamy this afternoon. It was
necessary to rebuild seven miles of track
and to bridge four canyons. It will be
weeks yet before the damage can be en
tirely repaired. It Is still raining every
day in Central New Mexico, and the agri
cultural and stock prospects were never
Heavy Rains in Kansas.
TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 9. Heavy raln3
are reported tonight as far west as
Hutchinson and Newfon. Over an inch
of water fell, and In Osage County two
and one-half Inches. In Shawnee County
a heavy rain fell, lasting nearly an hour.
Seed crops will be greatly benefited and
the situation for the stockmen Is greatly
Improved. Dnily Treasury Statement.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9. Today's state
ment of the Treasury balances shows:
Available cash balances $178,812,511
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CLEARWATER WAR OVER
PRESIDENT MELLEN MAKES THIS
STATEMENT AT LEWISTON.
Interests Are Now Harmonious, and
Several Braneh Lines Will Be
Built and Extended.
LEWISTON, Idaho, Aug. 9. President
Mellen, of the Northern Pacific Railway,
and party arrived today on a special train
and spent two hours In this city. The
party includes Marvin Hughlt, president
of the Chicago & Northwestern, ana four
St. Paul guests. Mr. Mellen Is en route to
While here he gave out a statement that
the Interested roads had definitely de
cided on building the Lewlston-Rlparla
line, an extension of the Clearwater line,
from Stites to Grangevllle; an extension
of the Lapwal branch from, Culdesac to
Keutervllle, Idaho County, and an exten
sion of a branch line Into the Clearwater
white pine belt. Construction of none of
these, he said, would be commenced this
year. His statement regarding joint action
of the roads In the plans . outlined is the
first assurance given out by the Northern
Pacific that the Clearwater fight la no
longer a reality, and that the interests of
the rival roads are now one.
SHORT LINE RESTRAINED.
Enjoined From Interfering With
the San Pedro Road.
SALT LAKE, Aug. 9. By an Injunction
granted at Carson City, Nev.. today, the
Oregon Short Line is restrained from in
terfering In any way with the San Pe
dro Company (the Senator Clark road), on
the line In Lincoln County, Nevada. As
the San Pedro road has claimed the right
of way on the surveyed line of the Short
Line, the latter will be unable to con
tinue Its work of construction, until the
injunction is settled at least. The hear
ing on the application for a permanent
Injunction was set for September 19. The
decision affects about 150 miles of the
proposed line between Salt Lake City and
Los Angeles, and is regarded as the mo9t
important decision In the controversy be
tween the Short Line and the San Pedro
roads for possession of the right of way.
Will Be Inaugurated by Northern
Paclnrt West of Billings..
HELENA, Mont., Aug. 9. Owing to the
unprecedentedly heavy traffic the North
ern Pacific will on August 15 inaugurate
a triple passenger train service west of
Billings. Two of these will be regular
Northern Pacific trains, the Ohlrd being a
Burlington train which will run through
solid from St. Louis and Kansas City to
(Arrangements have not yet been com
pleted for this additional service, nor has
a new flme card been arranged. It Is
likely that the local train leaving Port
land at S:35 A. M. for Seattle will be made
a through train to Billings.)
Pan-American Excursion Rates.
BUFFALO, N. Y., Aug. 9. The new
rates for Pan-American traffic adopted by
tho Central Passenger Association at
Lakewood will go into effect August 20.
Coach excursion tickets will be sold from
principal points on Tuesdays for 1 cent a
mile, good until the following Sunday.
That means tickets good for five days at
a cent a mile. At present coach excur
sion tickets are sold at that rate, but a
time limit of thre"e days Is fixed. Fifteen
day round-trip tickets will be sold from
principal points for ope straight fnre, plus
$1. At present there is a time limit of 10
days, on tickets at that rate. Twenty-day
round-trlp tickets will be sold for one and
one-third straight fare. At prVsbnt tick
ets at that rate are limited to 15 days.
These changes apply only to the terri
tory of the Central Passenger Association.
Maximum Rates Invalid.
SIOUX FALLS. S. D., Aug. 9.-Judge
Garland, of the United States Court, to
day filed his decision In the South Da
kota railroad rate case. He declares that
the schedule of maximum rates and
charges for the transportation of freight
and passengers, fixed by the State Rail
road Commission, Is In violation of the
United States Constitution. In that it
would operate to confiscate the property
of t'he railroad companies without due
process of law. Tho commissioners there
are perpetually enjoined from putting Into
effect the maximum rate schedule.
Mexican Central Affairs.
NEW YORK, Aug. 9. The Evening
Post prints the following:
"One of the controlling Interests in
the Mexican Central Railroad says that
the reports of the purchase by the Mex
ican International Company are made
out of whole cloth, and that there are
no changes liv the status of the Inter
national Railroad, or the plans of Its de
velopment being worked out by the
Canadian Pacific Appointment.
WINNIPEG, Aug. 9. General Superin
tendent Leonard, of the Canadian Pacific,
Has appointed E. A. James superintend
ent of transportation for the whole of the
western division, with headquarters at
A Horse Pawed Up the Diamonds.
New York Journal.
Diamonds worth $7800, that Mrs. Sarah
Kafe believed had been stolen, were
pawed up from the sand by a horse the
other day at Far Rockaway. A week ago
last Saturday Mrs. Katz discovered that
her diamond earrings, a number of finger
rings and brooches and other Jewelry
were missing. She reported the matter
to the police at once, and the detecWve
of Far Rockaway went on a still hunt for
the gems. A restless horse, one of a
team belonging to James Murray, a hack
driver, was pawing In the sand and Mur
ray saw something glitter in tho sdn un
der the animal's right fore foot- He
backed the team a little, dug in the sand
and found all of the missing diamonds.
Rejoiced at his find, and mindful of the
reward of $300 offered for their recovery,
Murray carried the Jewels straight to t'ne
pofics. station. There they were all iden
tified by Mrs. Katz, who also recognized
a fragment of handkerchief found with
them. Then she remembered that on the
day she missed them she had tied the dia
monds up In a handkerchief, after bath
ing, and had thrust them Into the bosom
of her dress. The handkerchief, with tho
Jewel.!, had evidently fallen in the sand
and had become covered before anyone
In and OHt of a Boston Alley.
New York Times.
"I always knew Boston was a zigzag
town," said E. D. Kenna, general solic
itor of the Santa Fe, to a group of friends
recently, "but it really shocked me when
I got lost between a theater and my ho
tel. I came out of the playhouse and
started off with confidence. If not to say
Joyousness. Pretty soon a broad and un
familiar front presented Itself athwart
my path, and I wondered where I was.
About this time one of those urban dere
licts with whom we are all familiar shur
fled up to me and began:
" 'Say, boss, could you let a fellow
have a few pennies to help out a night's
"I looked at him; In fact, I almost em
braced him. He was a life preserver, so
" 'No,' I said, 'it Isn't lodging you need;
It's a good stiff tlrlnk of rye. Honest,
now. isn't it?'
" 'On my soul 'n honor, boss,' he began,
but I stopped him.
"' Yes, I know you're hungry, but you
v.S-,1 f, i-
need a drink first So do I. We'll go down
here to Young's and have a drink and
then I'll give you the money for a night's
"He grinned and led the way. What I
would have done If he hadn't led the way
is sad to contemplate. Young's was only
around the corner, but I was too glad to
get there to compare expenses with dis
tances. My seedy friend and l enterea
the hotel, and, as it was after hours, we
had to maneuver for a drink. But I was
determined to make my word good and
I ordered sandwiches and whisky. They
brought glasses and a black bottle, and
we drank together. Meantime, some of
my friends came in, and I got nervous.
Not so with my companion. The first
potation made him self-confident; the sec
ond provoked his speech. I was wondering
how to shake him off, when he gave me
" 'Sir,' he said, smiting himself on the
chest. 'I am not what I seem.'
" 'Neither am I!' I responded quickly,
and then and there made a bolt for the
door, having previously given him the
price of a night's lodging."
President McKinley Investigating
the Subject of Reciprocity.
WASHINGTON, July 31. (Special to
the New York Journal of Commerce.)
Much as some of the Republican leaders
In Congress deprecate the talk of tariff
reduction, that subject continues to be
the popular theme of discussion In politi
cal and Congressional circles. There may
be no general revision of the tariff sched
ule, but It cannot be denied that some of
the most Influential men in the dominant
party are considering a reformation of
the tariff. President McKinley himself Is
reported, as engaged in the study of the
commercial situation and giving deep and
earnest thought to the subject of reciproc
ity, which 19 now understood to be an
other name for tariff reductions.
Those who have visited the President re
cently at Canton. O., say that he Is de
voting his vacation to working out poli
cies of his Administration, and one of the
most Important subjects to which he Is
giving attention Is that of reciprocity.
Despite the failure of the French and
West Indian treaties In the Senate last
year, the Administration hopes for more
favorable consideration of these commer
cial conventions at the next session of
Congress. There are a few Influential
Senators who are opposed to reciprocity
treaties and who were able In the short
session lat year to delay action on those
negotiated by Special Envoy Kasson.
Since Congress adjourned, however, new
conditions seem to have arisen which irfhy
work a change in sentiment among the
Senators. At all events it Is understood
to be the purpose of the Administration
early In the session to propose reciprocal
conventions with various countries with
the expectation of having them acted
upon before adjournment.
There has been some discussion also of
a method of overcoming the opposition
In the Senate. It Is realized that to secure
a two-thirds majority for a reciprocity
treaty Is very difficult where the deter
mined opposition of half a dozen Sena
tors is encountered. They can form com
binations In the customary log-rolling
processes of legislation that can prevent
the necessary majority being secured.
To avoid the necessity of a two-thirds
vote the proposition has been made that
a general tariff bill be Introduced which
will provide a sort of sliding scale In the
rates of duty. The Idea Is to fix a maxi
mum and minimum tariff rate giving the
President power to Impose one or the
other according to the commercial ar
rangements that may be made with for
eign countries. Such a power is now
practically exercised under the Dlngley
law In the Imposition of countervailing
duties upon beet sugar. It Is claimed by
the advocates of thl3 scheme that It
would permit of more favorable com
merlclai agreements and would be a safe
guard against sudden discriminations by
foreign nations, because the executive
would have the right at onco to meet
discrimination of higher duties by corre
sponding increases on goods coming from
the nation Imposing them.
One cause of the renewed discussion of
tariff and reciprocity Is the threatened
high tariff In Germany. While some offi
cials, like Secretary Wilson, of the Agri
cultural Department, affect to believe
that the high German duties will not
have any great effect upon American
exports to that country because the goods
we send to Germany are needed by her
people and must be had, no matter what
the duty, still It Is recognized generally
that these high rates are a menace to
the commerce of the United States with
Germany. If the proposed tariff Is en
acted by the Reichstag Is Is believed here
that steps at once will be begun toward
negotiating a reciprocity treaty with Ger
many. The trade between the (wo coun
tries is too large and too much In favor
of the United States to be risked In a
tariff war between the countries. Last
year we Imported from Germany $1C0,93,
6C6 worth of goods, and exported to that
country $191,072,252. A glance at the prin
cipal Imports and exports involved In this
commerce will give an Idea of the basis
there may be for reciprocity negotiations.
Tho following Is a statement of the trade
In these articles for the past three
Articles 1S99. 1900. '1901
Books, etc $54"l.4( $562,753 $597,016
Books, dutiable 237 841 233,805 21 i 74
Cement 1,535.258 1,876,956 1.150,020
Clothing 6,715,875 8,536,257 9.809.520
Chlnnware 2,243.726 2,876.676 3.447.823
Undressed furs 1,886.756 2.12S,4'5 2,121.337
Manuf'd furs... 1.137.783 1,315,259 1,169,227
than furs .... 3.3S3.238 4.6S9.2SS 3.647,811
Kid gloves .... 2,347,827 2,796.024 2,340,773
paper 1.920.722 2.3303,210 2,352.464
Manuf'd silk .. 4,630,622 5,126,900. 4,370,540
Sugar not above
No. 16 D. S... 13.808.655 12.290,739 14,8S4,453
Articles 1899. 1900. 1901
plements .....$1,646,711 $2,SS5,434 $2,677,319
Corn 13.855,290 18.776.736 17,305,229
Wheat 7,666,210 6.495,209 7,871,573
Wheal! flour .. 2,007.401 2.700.63S 2.011.253
manuf's of... 6,203,095 10.984,332 7,785.496
Raw cotton.... 47,34, 679 63.476,825 76,234,319
Fertilizers 2,521,983 2,513,540 1,941,064
OH cake and
meal 4,032 .654 3.996.763 5.242.624
Refined oil .... 6,542,815 10,052,324 8,833,931
Lard 13.eC0.767 12.269,958 13.700.875
Oleomargarine 2.OS0.029 2,141,867 2,647,375
Unmfd tobacco 4,013.782 5,056,206 3,913.656
Trainmen Not Concerned.
CLEVELAND, Aug. 9. Grand Chief
Morrissey, of the Brotherhood of Train
men, was shown a dispatch from Wash
ington today, quoting ex-Attorney-General
Monnett, of Ohio, as saying that
the trainmen were In consultation with
the Amalgamated Association officials
with a view ot joining in their proposed
quo warranto proceedings against the
steel combination for violating the anti
trust laws. '
'"So far as our organization Is con
cerned," said Mr. Morrissey, "there Is no
foundation for the statement. We have
not been approached on the subject and,
personally, I do not think it probable
that the trainmen will become involved in
"King" and "Queen's" Origin.
This great Interest In the exact form of
King Edward's title is naturally hard to
understand In republican America. But
in monarchical countries the question has
generally beentaken very seriously, not
withstanding that primitively a King and
Quoen, as their etymologies' show, had
very small nominal distinction. "King,"
it Is said, originally was the "knowing"
or "cunning" man, who, by virtue of his
ability, headed his fellows. The three
words are In their root meaning of the
closest inter-relationship. Queen at first
was particularly non-dlstlnctlve, as In
Anglo-Saxon. It simply signifies a "wom
an," and still appears In ordinary Eng
lish, usually in a contemptible way, as
"Quean" and "cotquean."
GREAT OREGON CAVERNS
WONDERFUL LIMESTONE GROT
TOES IN JOSEPHINE COUNTY.
Winding Labyrinths of Chambers
and Passages, Miles of Whlck
Are Yet Unexplored.
GRANT'S PASS. Or., Aug. 9. The great
est natural wonder of the Pacific Coast
Is the Josephine caves of Southern Ore
gon, 42 miles south of Grant's Pass.
These were discovered only a few year3
ago by a hunter, who pursued a bear to
its den in the entrance to the caves.
They are situated in the heart of Grayback
Mountain, surrounded by the rugged
ranges of the Cascades. The vicinity la
composed of deep canyons and rugged
mountain peaks, with Tippling streams and
tall pines everywhere.
The caves are reached by a road and
trail over which, with a few exceptional
steeps, a bicycle can be ridden the entire
distance. It Is a fine ride In the Sum
mer time. The road winds through
woods delightful with the ceaseless babble
and murmur of mountain brooks, the
singing of birds and chirp of wood squir
rels. It would require days of constant work
to explore all of the passages and tun
nels found In the Josephine caves. So
extensive are these limestone labyrinths
that they are conceded by geologists to
be the largest of their kind In the world.
In each "of the many subterranean,
chambers Is found a different formation
of the stalactite and stalagmite lime
stone growths, that deck the celling and
floors like great, gayly arranged beds of
crystallized roses. In some chambers these
clusters are short and pointed. In others
long; then some have round or blunt
points, some of the chambers possess
growths of a yellow or light brown color,
and other halls are found where the
protruding limestone Is as white and
brilliant as the crest of a snow-capped
The labyrinths consist of two entrances
and likewise two caves, the upper and
lower. Between these caves there ex
ists this difference: The upper one Is pos
sessed of fine stalactite formations, while
In the lower one there are none. The
lower caves instead have Immense piles of
limestone boulders, heaped Indiscriminate
ly one upon the other, with geat cracks
between. Long ladders are used to climb
to the tops of these rocks, over the sides
of which yawning chasms and pits can
be seen, bottomless in their dark depths.
The distance between the upper and
lower caves can be made by the explorer
climbing from rock to rock by the aid
of ropes. Within the caves is no trace
of foul air or deadly gas. A strong wind
Issues from the entrance, making It diffi
cult at times to keep a torch lit. This
current of air gives proof of a correspond
ing opening to the caves on the opposite
side of the mountain, which as yet re
The caves consist of an intricate and
Immense honey-ccmb of chambers and
passages, large and small. There are no
parallel walls, few straight ones, but
corners everywhere. Beautiful stalactites
and stalagmites stand out In bold relief
against snow-white walls of limestone.
At the farther end of the upper cave,
going In one direction, an Immense cham
ber, known as the "Devil's Banquet Hall,"
Is found. This is 150 feet across, with a
domed celling that stands 60 feet from
the floor at the highest point Myriads of
long and needle-pointed stalactites hang
suspended from the vault, while over the
floor, boulders of limestone, all of uniform
size, are strewn In confusion. From the
entrance to this great hall one stands and
looks across by the aid of his torch to the
opposite wall, where yawning cavities,
with great open mouths of darkness, show
their hideous limestone teeth. Prancing
shadows dance hither and thither as the
torchbeam3 flicker. It requires no lmagr
Inatlve effort to see His Satanic Majesty
holding high carnival, while a hundred
Imps caper through the dark recesses of
the cavern, dancing the everlasting night
From the "Devil's Banquet Hall," as
from the many other caverns of the caves,
an endless number of labyrinths ramify
Into the unknown. Many of the passages
have been explored and many others have
not. None of them has been penetrated
to a greater distance than half a mile.
It Is a dangerous pursuit, following the
tunnels of the caves. In some places they
widen out to such an extent that several
teams could be driven abreast through
them; In others they are so narrow and
low ' as to be passed through only on
hands and knees. It would be suicide for
one not acquainted with them to attempt
to explore the caves without a guide. One
might wander In helpless bewilderment
through regions of gloom for days or
months without finding an outlet from,
this mountain prison.
No trace can be found showing that
these caves have ever been Inhabited by
human beings. These dungeons were mo3t
probably unknown to the historic cave
dwellers of old.
From the celling of each and all of the
many chambers of the caves countless
stalactites depend, and projecting points
of limestone needles are suspended. These
myriad needles in the unsteady glare and
flickering beams of the torches present
a scene of wonderful beauty. They re
mind one of a huge Arctic grotto, from
which a million Icicles hang. For cen
turies and ages these multitudes of lime
stone stalactites have been forming, and
are still forming and growing, for at the
point of each hangs a solitary drop of
water. Watch It for a few moments, and
In the light It reflects a myriad of glit
tering beams more brilliant than a dia
mond could reflect; then the tiny drop
quivers, lengthens, wavers for a moment
and falls upon the point of the protruding
Thirty-six Firms Burned Out.
CHAMPAIGN, III.. Aug. 9. The entire
business portion of Rantoul was destroyed
by fire this afternoon. The fire originated
In the grain elevator and soon spread fc
adjacent business blocks. Thlrty-slx
business firms were burned out Loss,
Attacking the Charter.
CHICAGO. Aug. 9. A petition In quo
warranto proceedings attacking the con
stitutionality of the charter of t'he Peo
ple's Gas, Light & Coke Company was
entered in Judge Tulley's court here to
day. The petition Is signed by Charles
S. Deneen, Attorney of Cook County.
Iowa Toivn Durncd.
ELMA, la., Aug. 9. News has reached
here by telephone that the main business
portion of Lime Springs, la., was wiped
out by fire early today. Loss, $150,000.
Fourteen business firms were burned out
Big, Bnt Sloir.
The new White Star steamship Celtic,
the largest afloat, now on her way to
New York, Is englned to steam but four,
teen knots an hour. Her builders bellev(
that not everybody Is in a tearing hurry
" My mother was troubled
with consumption for many
years. At last she was given
up to die. Then she tried
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, and
was speedily cured." D. P.
Jolly, Aooca, N. Y,