id THE SrXDAY OREGOXIAX, PORTLAND, JULY 9, 1905. GIRL JOCKEYS ill Pretty Horse Shark Takes In Texas Rancher. CLAIMS J. J. HILL AS UNCLE Sells Her Captive a Marc "With Strlnghnlt Under Pretense That "Uncle Jim" Drove Her In 2:18. CHICAGO. Julv S. (Special.) A young girl, stvllshlv drcspod. pretty and the posFesso'r of many Jewels, who says she Is Mamie Hill, a niece of President James J Hill, millionaire owner of the Great Northern Railway, is under arrest at the Chicago-Avenue Police Station, charged with operating: a confidence frame. When arrested today In luxuriant apartments at 3S0 Eric street the girl Insisted upon calling a private carriage for the trip to the station. W G. Parker, living at the " ictorla Hotel who says he Is a wealthy ranch owner from Texas. Hied the complaint against the girl, alleging that she had iold him a worthless horse, while pur porting It to be a thoroughbred racer. The woman Is declared to have made representations to Parker that the horse was a gift of the St. Paul millionaire to his niece. "She told me that the horse could trot a mile In 2:1s." said Parker. She said it was a little chestnut ttlly. standard bred, and the prettiest little thing that ever pulled a sulky. "She told the horse had often been held down to 2:1S by Uncle Jim. and that It -was the star of the stable of Colonel E. B. Morgan before Uncle Jim went to New York to complete his St. Paul stud. "I finally got her to sell me the horse for 51W. She got my money and gave me an order on the stables for the horso. "I went around to tak the little 2:18 filly out on the boulevard for a sprint. "From the rangy hide she looked more like cocoanut. She had a string-halt like a minstrel cakewalk. and she couldn't have been more than sweet 1G. So I got a warrant for Mamie Hill." Miss Hill's business associate, Charles Cuff, a horse trader, was not arrested. The police claim that the woman Is Mamie Cashln, a well-known race worker. MISSOURI RIVER RISES. Breaks Dike Into Lukes Near Omaha, Doing Damage. OMAHA, Neb.. July S. (Special.) The rapid rise of the Missouri River at this point has caused the breaking of dikes into two lakes north of the city, with the result that the river may cut a new channel, endangering the utility or the double-span drawbridge of the Illi nois Central, the largest bridge of Its kind In the world. Many residents along the Nebraska side of the river have been compelled to lice from their homes. South of the city, on the Iowa side or the bottoms, are flooded for miles, doing thousands of dollars worth of damago to crops and livestock. George Will lams was drowned In the high water north of the city this evening. FliOOD KANSAS BOTTOMS. Kan- Adds Its Waters and More Is Now Promised. KANSAS CITY, Mo.. July 8. (Special.) With the Missouri River steadily rising on onne side and the Kaw River giving promise of a flood on the other, residents of the lowlands in Argentine, Armour dale and the East Bottoms are ready to move out at a moment's notice. The weather bureau has advised them that conditions are ripe for a flood, though not likely to reach the level of the 1903 and 1904 floods. The Smoky Hill and Republican Rivers, which form the Kaw. are both out or the banks at Junction City and arc pour ing a hUge volume into the Kaw, the first of which reached here tonight Up stream the lowlands arc flooded and Fort Riley has been cut oft from Junction City by the water. The weather bureau says more rain will follow In the next 24 hours, and this will increase the damage. The Kaw and Missouri are both at danger line and by morning arc expected to break over the banks. Some of the lowest places are already covered with several Inches of water. The Kaw River at midnight was rlnlng at the rate of an Inch an hour. The Belt Line pile bridge la endangered and will likely go out for the seventh time since the flood of 1903. AVALAXCHE OP LOGS FEARED Boom of 150,000,000 Feet About to Break Loose. MINNEAPOLIS. July S. With an aver age rise of nearly half a foot daily for the past week, which has resulted In the Hooding of factories and other buildings along the shore of the river at this point, the water continues to riw. and before night Is spent will undoubtedly reach the danger point, which is 14 feet. It was only two Inches from that line late to night. There Is the greatest fear In regard to the Jam at Brainerd. If it should break, the ramparts of Little Falls would bo swept away. The town would be practi cally wiped off the may and the Camden ylace boom would hurl its 150 fTO.OOO feet cf water down on Minneapolis. FIGHTING AT BARAHONA Governor Takes French Leave and Insurgents Unruly. SANTO DOMINGO CITY, July 8. (Special.) Anotner engagement be tween the Insurgents and the govern ment troops has taken place In the Barahona district. Tho government has lost two Important generals In the fight. ' The rebels retired In good order to the wood . The i'nito-.l F'.ates cruiser has landed marines who are guarding the Custom-House. Tho Santo Domingo government is flooding I?nr ahona with troops and field piecos. The ristrlct is not an easy place In which to handle Insurgents. The Governor of Barahona his de serted his post. His nest became too warm for him. Governor Magoon Rushes Work. PANAMA, July 8. Governor Magoon, desiring to profit by the present propitious conditions and stamp out yellow fever, has issued orders to the superintendents of the engineering, sanitary and other districts to devote their energies to the rapid completion of all work in their respective departments connected with the sanitation of the isthmus. Several hundred men have been added to the force employed in perfecting the drain- age and water supply of Panama, in building comfortable headquarters for the calial employes, are filling In swamps and cutting the underbrush -about Colon and around all the camps In the zone. NEW BUILDING COLLAPSES Bay City Plumber Killed and Two Helpers Injured. SAN FANCISCO. July S. One man was killed and two others Injured through the collapse of a new four-story frame building at Ninth and Tehama streets late this afternoon. The structure, the lower floor of which -had been arranged for stores and the upper floors for a lodging-house, had been completed all but the plumbing. Samuel Cowap, a plumbpr. and Dennis H organ and Morris Garguilo. two helpers, were working in the building today put ting pipes, when the structure suddenly collapsed -without warning. Cowap was in the basement and made a desperate aWcmpt to reach the street when he heard the. crash of timbers but got only a few feet away from where he was working when the falling walls crushed him to dath. Dennis Horgan and Morris Garguilo. Cowap's helpers, were In another part of the building. Horgan sustained a broken log but Garguilo escaped with severe lacerations and bruises. A telopbone lineman engaged In putting wires Into the building narrowly escaped. The police declare the cause of the col lapse was due to criminal neglect and defects in the construction of the build ing. The contractor who erected the building, states that the collapse was caused by the warping of the walls of an old building adjoining which crushed in the side of the new structure. SEEK MISSING DAUGHTER School Superintendent and Wife Arc Heartbroken at Loss. CHICAGO. July S. (Special.) A. G. Smith. Superintendent of the Central City, Neb., schools, and Mrs. Smith have come to Chicago to prosecute their search for their missing daughter. Flor ence M. Smith. Today they went to Logansport. Ind.. with the vague hope that the girl arrested by the authorities there might be their daughter. Heart broken, they declare they will not return to Nebraska until some trace of their daughter is found. "Florence was such a good girl." said Mr. Smith today. "I cannot understand why she left the Young Woman's School the Deaconess Seminary for Girls at Aurora to come to Chicago. Wo -were educating her there. The last thing we have heard of her was that she started out to earn her own living as a nurse. She took an Elgin and Chicago car and was directed to the Young Woman's Christian Association building on Michi gan avenue." SOFT TRACK WRECKS TRAIN Mixed Train Bolls Into the Ditch in Kansas. REPUBLICAN CITYfi Neb.. July S. A mixed train was wrecked today on the Oberlln branch of the Burlington & Mis souri River Railroad near Kanora, Kan., and two people were killed and three in jured. The dead: MISS MILLIE KOLL. Republican City. HENRY WHITE. Tho whole train went Into the ditch, the cause being soft tracks, due to the recent heavy rains. THE DAY'S DEATH RECORD Walter Klttredge, Song Writer. MANCHESTER. N. H.. July 8. Wal ter Klttredge. poet and author of "Tent ing on the Old Camp Ground." died at his home at Reed's Ferry today of old ago. Walter Klttredge, who was born at Mer rlmac. N. IL. October S, 1534, has been a compopr of songs since 1S56, writing both words and music, and giving concerts, at which he sang his own Kings. Among his hours besides that mentioned arc: "No Night." "Golden Streets," "Scatter the Flowers Over the Gray and the Blue." "Sing the Old War Songs Again." He also engaged In farming. Centenarian in New York. FORT PLAIN. N. Y.. July S. At the age of 102 years, David T. Tlmmerman. the oldest man In this section of the country, died here today. ECKLER Standing Mr. J. I. Kckler, Portland: .Mn. Caeandra. E. George. Seattle; Isaac Clapp, Cherryvale. Kan.; 3Ir. Kat Kckler, Dartoo, Wash. Stated J. V. Kckler, fortla nd; Mr, ltuth Scott. Judge M. C. George, Mre. M. C. George. Mr. Sman Clapp. Cberryrale, Kan. The Eckler family reunion, which took place at tho home of Judge and Mrs. M. C. George this week. Is of exceptional interest, the members of this pioneer family all being well-known citizens of the state. The Ecklers cumc across the plains In 1S5S. starting from Danville. Vermillion County. 111., where they left one sister. Susan, then married one year to Isaac Clapp. This Is the first time Mr. and Mrs. Clapp have seen any of the family since their departure for the" Northwest, 52 years ago. and the meeting Is naturally a happy one. Jacob Eck ler, the father, died en route, and was burjed at a place then called Kanesvllle, UH WILL SNOOT Oregon Militia. to Have Outing ,at Gearhart. TEAM MAY GO TO SEAGIRT If the -Men Show Sufficient Profici ency They -May Go Into Com petition With Other State Mllltin in New Jersey. The Oregon National Guard will learn to shoot at Gearhart Park from July U to July 27. Inclusive. If IS men out of the whole collection can shoot straight enough by. the time the encampment Is over they will be taken to Seagirt. N. J-. where from August 24 to September 9 they will maintain the honor of Oregon against the National Guardsmen of the Nation. Brlgadler-Ger.cral W. E. Flnzer yester day afternoon announced the programme for the annual encampment of the Ore gon Natlonnl Guard which Is to be held at Gearhart Park from July 13 to July 27. The special feature of the encampment for this year will be the target practice and It Is the Intention of the officers to select a squad of 15 sharpshooters, if possible, who can be taken to the Na tional meeting In New Jersey to compete with the selected men from over the Nation. From all the men In the Guard who are able . to qualify as marksmen two teams of IS men each will be select ed for competition during the 10 days of the encampment and from this number 18 men will be chosen to go to New Jersey. Colonel C. U. Gantenbcln. of the Third Infantry, has been assigned to the com mand of the camp at Gearhart and has been directed to make a special feature of small arms practice. General W. E. Flnzer and Colonel James Jackson. Inspector-General, have been directed to accompany the troops to Gearhart. Cavalry troop A from Lebanon will march from Its headquarters to Portland leaving on July 17. It will report to Ma jor Charles E. McDonnell, of the Third Infantry, at the Fair grounds and will camp there for several days. It was the intention of the officers to have the entire guard camp at the Exposition grounds for several days, to have drew parades and other exercises there, but this has been abandoned for the time being. It is possible, however, that a camp will be established there for a short time. If suitable arrangements may yet be made with- tho officials of the Exposition. Tho troops outside of Portland will leave their home stations accordingly and upon reaching Portland will not detrain until their arrival at Gearhart. Tho troops stationed at Portland will assemble at the Union Depot In time to leave for the camp on July 13 at S o'clock In the morning. The sechedule for the rest of the troops follows: A Company. Third Infantry. Baker City. July 12. 6:15 P. M. L Company. Third Infantry. La Grande, July 12. S:W P. M. D Company. Third Infantry, The Dalles. July 13. 4:W A. M. I Company, Third Infantry. Woodburn, July 13. 9:01 A. M. M Comnny. Third Infautry, Salem, July 13. S-J22 A. M. G Company. Third Infantry, Albany. July 13. 7:30 A. M. Headquarters. Companies A and C. First Separate Battalion, Eugone, July 13. 6 A. M. B Company. First Separate Battalion, Ashland. July 12. 4:40 P. M. D Company, First Separate Battalion. Roseburg, July 12. 11:35 P. M. ROOSEVELT AND SUFFRAGE President Has Repeatedly Spoken in Favor or Woman's Rights. Some of the statements of President Roosevelt concerning- women and their rights In. the world were quoted in the resolution-offered by Alice Stone Black well Saturday and passed by the con vention, protesting- against tho state ments of Lucas Malet to tho effect that Mr. Roosevelt is an advocate of tho subjection of women. Among these are: "As a member of the New York Leg islature Mr. Roosevelt repeatedly voted for woman suffrage; as Governor of j New York he recommended it in his in- FAMILY REUNION IS HELD AT namc on the register of the suffragists, and in his public addresses he has again and again denounced the narrow old-fashioned idea cf wohien. "In ills speech before the National Congress of Mothers, he said: I do not In the least believe in the patient Gri sclda type of woman, tho woman who submits to gross and long-continued Ill-treatment. I believe in women keep ing her self-respect Just as I believe in man's doing so. I believe In her rights Just as much as I believe in the man's and indeed a little more. In his address to the New York assembly of mothers. October IS, 1SS3. Mr. Roosevelt said: Tho mother must be more than a cross between the head nurse and the housekeeper. She must have an interest In outside things to keep her own self-respect, and when she lo.ses that self-respect she loses tne respect of ner children. We know of a mother, good and kind, sacrificing herself to ner children, who through that sacrifice has sacrificed her power of doing good." "Of the higher education Mr. Roose velt says:. "No family can become all It should be if the mother docs not keep in touch sufficiently with outside in terests and what is going on In the world to become an Intellectual stim ulus U her children. There are women who develop the Intellectual side to the dwarfing of the womanly, but it is not necessary. I have noticed in visiting women's colleges the fine physical typo cultivation of the body not neglected in the cultivation of the brain and both not developed at tac expense of the character. "As Police Commlsloncr of New York Mr. Roosevelt enforced the penalties for disorderly conduct impartially against men and women instead of pun ishing the woman only and letting the men go-as had been the custom before his time.- In his address to the New York assembly of mothers ho said: 'Character counts for more than money. Let mothers bring up tnclr children to be clean In life, clean In thought, their sons- as well as their daughters; let them inculcate courage in their daugh ters as well as their sons." He urges mothers to teach their daughters 'not only to softer and milder,, virtues, but also tne. stem and hardy qualities "In addressing' another organization ho said: 'I do not know which I would sooner shoot, a -man who abuses wom anhood or a coward. I believe 1 would ratner shoot a man who takes advan tage of helpless women. 'To the National Congress of Moth ers, he said: 'No wrongdoing Is so ab horrent as wrongdoing by a man toward the wife and children who should arouse every feeling In his nature- Selfishness toward them, lack of tenderness toward them, lack of con sideration for them, above all. brutality In any form toward them, should arouse the henrtlcst scorn and indignation in every uprlgit soul." ENGLISH CHIP1 ALSO MAY SUTTON DEFEATS MISS DOUG LASS IX TENNIS TOURNAMENT. AVUh a .Vetr llnek Stroke She Keep Her Opponent Pnxzlrd Throughout. LONDON. July S.-(3:32 P. M.) Mlro May Sutton, of Pasadena. Cal.. todny boat the British champion. Miss K. Douglass, by 2-0, and thus becomes British as well as American lady tennis chnmplon. The scores wcr G-3, 6-1. The match was exciting. There were several prolonged rallies, and two deuce games in the first set and lve In the second set- Mlsn Sutton, who played In her best form throughout, completely wore her opponent down. She developed a wonderful new back stroke, which puzzled Miss Douglass, kept her on the back line, and prevented her from getting near the net. In the last game the second set was won straight off the reel by Mini Sutton, and gave her the championship. Misp Sutton was given a great ovation by the spectators, who numbered about X). Bold HohKVp In Michigan. JACKSON. Mich.. July S. (Special.) Police officers in this city are draw lnga dragnet about two men in the eastern part of the city who have JuPt succeeded In performing during hold ups. The two men began their opera tions at Lewis grocery store, on Mil waukee street, where they brought re volvers Into play, and shot twice at RESIDENCE OF JUDGE M. but now a part of Council Bluffs. Mrs. George Is one of Jacob Eckler's daugh ters, and was a baby at the time of the family emigration. Another BiHter married Jesse W. George, now deceased, a brother of Judge M. C. George. Mrs. George now resides in Seattle. A third sister Is Mrs. Ruth Scott. J. P. Eckler married In Portland, and still resides hero with his wife. Mrs. Kate Eckler, of Dayton, Wash., is the wife of George Eckler, deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Clapp. "whose home Is now in Cherry vale. Kan., recently celebrated their fifty-third wedding anniversary. TOMORROWS PROGRAMME Mid -Summer Series ' of Morning Pianola Recitals. Below Is tomorrow's programme for the series of Pianola and Orchestrelle recitals given dally, except Saturday. . by Ellera Piano House. These concerts are ex tremely entertalntng. They are entirely a complimentary function, to which the peo ple of Portland and Fair visitors are cor dially Invited. Musicians, music students and musle-lovcts alike will find them ex tremely Interesting. Concerts are given between the hours of 10:30 ind 11:30 A. M.. at Eilers Piano House. 35L Washington street: PROGRAMME Orchestrelle "Scmlramlde" Overture.... ....Rossini Pianola (a) Minuet, op- U PaderewskI (b) Nocturno. op. 37, No. 2 Chopin Orchestrelle "Grand Offertory St- Ce celia" Batiste Pianola (a) "Sonata Pathctlque" Beethoven lb) "Hark. Hark, the Lark" .... Schubert-Liszt In addition, three request numbers will be given as desired by visitors. Remem ber the address. Eilers Piano House. 351 Washington, corner Park (Eighth) street. Lewis, who hid behind a showcase. The hold-up men then robbed tho money drawer of 514. After leaving Lewis store, they robbed three pedestrians of smal isums of money and then held up Motorman Simlnsky. relieving him of a gold watch and $10. EVANGELIZE AT HOME. Epworth Iicngue Decides to Concen trate Its Efforts. DENVER, Colo.. July 8. The note' that will dominate the work of the Epworth Loaguo for succeeding years, if the senti ment strongly In evidence-at the meet ings held this morning crystallizes Into action. Is to pursue the work of evangel ism In the home country. . paying less at tention to and pouring less wealth into the foelgn missionary field. Personal responsibility Is also a subject nuttier of earnest, discussion, and, the In- Vdlcatlons are that-the Denver convention will be In many respects a turning point in the work of the league. Monday will be occupied largely with concluding the business of the league, the convention and the Methodist Episcopal Church. The board of control of the church. South; had a brief meeting yes terday, going over routine affairs. The board of the church lrr Canada holds no meeting, but the board of the church proper will hold a meeting Monday morn ing. The indications are that a compromise will be reached In regard to the place of meeting for the next Epworth League convention, and that the two leading con testants. Birmingham. At-i.. and Colum ; bus. O.. will be retired In favor of a dark horse. The dark horse Is Washington. D. C. and on authority It is stated the majority cf the board of control Is in favor of the capital city. The convention toc-y inaugurated a movement having for Its object the evan gelization of the world at large. At the morning scssicus in Trinity Methodist Episcopal and Central Presbyterian churches and Coliseum Hall cards were distributed on which was printed a pledge to work prayerfully and earnestly for the extension of the league and Its principles. The signing of these cards -by the dele gates wl'l be one of the most Important results ot the great convention. GIVE "UP DAI TO ECURSIOXS Endcavorers Visit Washington, Get tysburg and Other Resorts. BALTIMORE. July S. (Special.) This was excursion day with the Christian En deavorers. Many of them went down the bay by steamer, others took train.- fcr Washington, where a patriotic rally was held on the steps of the Capitol, while still others Joined the large party to Gettysburg battlefield and devoted dome hcurs to visiting tho various points made notable by the great combat. Hardly any of the delegates remained in town during the day. The rally at the Capitol topk place at the east front. Bishop Samuel Fallows presided. At 3:30 a service of pralre was held, under the leadership of Percy S. Foster, of Washington, while Hon. Henry G. F. MacFafland delivered an address. The speaker at Gettysburg was Rev. James K. Hill, of Salem. Mas;. At the bay resorts thnt were made ob jective points by tho Endcavorors there were no special observances, everybody Hxnply going in for a good time. The evening was devoted to evangelistic meet ings In several places. C. GEORGE GREAT REDUCTION i SALE Garments to order for cost .of material and making for a few days only. Suit and extra trousers of same or striped . material for $25 Satisfaction guaranteed In all cases. Garments made to order in a day, if required. Full Dress and Tuxedo Suits a specialty. 108 THIRD MISSION OF PEACE Komura Starts From Japan Amid Loud Plaudits. GREAT SEND-OFF AT TOKIO AH Dignitaries of Japan Assemble When He Departs to Reap Fruits of Victory Even the Aged Shout 'Banzai." TOKIO July . Baron Komura, the peace envoy, and his suite, left Shlmbashi Railroad station for Yokohama this after noon amid a hearty send-off from the eltlcr statesmen. Cabinet Ministers, the Diplomatic Corps. Generals. Admirals. Court dignitaries and representatives of the Important societies and associations. several hundred In number, who had gath ered at the Shlmbashi station several hours ahead of time. The capacity of the spacious platform was tested to the utmost. Nature seemed to be favoring the tleparture of the peace commission, for the day happened to be bright and wprm. weather which Is not often experi enced during the rainy neason now pre vailing. Such a large gathering of disting uished personages, official and otherwise, has not frequently been seen on the Shlmbashi platform. Enthusiastic banzais drowned the whis tle and noise of the train as it pulled out of the station with Baron Komura on board. Even elderly persons seldom seen joined In the hearty bunzIs. Baron Komura. who has already shown rare ability and success as a diplomat, goes on his present mission with the full confidence ot all concerned. Tho streets were lined with crowds from early in the day and all parts of the city were decorated with lanterns and flags. The editorial comments are unanimous in wishing success to Baron Komura and his suite. The whole of Tokio Is appar ently rejoiced at the peace prospects after so many months of sanguinary war. EMBARKING FOR AMERICA. Cheers, Fireworks and Salutes Last Sounds and Sights. TOKOHAMA. Japan. July 3. The steamer Minnesota, of tho Great North ern Line, having on board the Japanese peace plenipotentiaries, sailed from this port for Seattle at 4:30 this afternoon. The Governor of Yokohama and civic bodies escorted the plenipotentiaries to the pier, where they were received by a military guard. At the pier the plenipo tentiaries and their suites entered launches and were conveyed tb the Min nesota, which was dressed with lings, as were all the other ships In the harbor. The Marquis Ito. Premier Katsura. the other members of the Cabinet. Mr. Grls com, the American Minister, and the staff of the Legation, were among those who accompanied Baron Komura and his party to the Minnesota. An enormous crowd of Japanese and foreigners, with bands of music, assembled at the water front, nnd general enthusiasm was manifested, bands playing patriotic airs and the crowds dis charging fireworks. On arriving on board the Minnesota. Baron Komura and those who accom panied him partook of a collation, tatter which the ship sailed amidst a storm of "banzala." The Japanese guardship Takoso fired a salute of IS suns as the Minnesota put to sea. escorted by a torpedo-boat and a naval steamer. The Japanese peace plenipotentiaries aro Baron Jutaro "Komura. tho Foreign Minister of Japan, and Kogoro Takahlra. tho Japanese .Minister to the United States. Accompanying Baron Komura from Japan are Colonel Tachlbana, of the War Office: M. Yamaza. Director of the Bureau of Political Affairs; M. Salto, Di rector of the Bureau of Information, and H. VT. Dennlson (American), adviser of the Foreign Office, and a number of in terpreters, clerks and others appointed to assist the plenipotentiaries. Premier Katsura will act as Foreign STREET Minister during tho absence of Baron Komura. JONES7 BODY ON FLAGSHIP Impressive Function Marks Final Departure From France. CHERBOURG. July 8. The final cere mony of the transfer of the body of Ad miral Paul Jones on board the United States flagship Brooklyn took place at noon today and was the occasion for an Impressive function in which the entire force of the American squadron, large de tachments of French soldiers and sailors and an enprmous crowd of townspeople participated. DECORATIONS FOR OFFICERS French Government Honors Heads of Paul Jones Mission. . PARIS. July S.-(3:30 V. M.)-The French government has conferred the cross of the Legion of Honor upon Rear Admlral Charles D. Slgsbee: Captain John M. Hawley, of tho flagship Brooklyn; Commander Alexander Sharp, of the Chat tanooga; Commander William G. Cutler, of the Galveston; Commander Reginald F. Nicholson, of the Tacoma. and Lieutenant-Commander Harry George, of the Tacoma. who commanded the detachment of American sailors and marines which escorted the body of Admiral Paul Jones from Paris to Cherbourg. POWWOW OVER MOROCCO France and Germany Trying to Get Together. PARIS. July S. Premier Rouvler and Prince voi: Radolln, the German ambassador, reached an agreement this evening relative to tho communications to be exchanged between France and Germany regarding Morocco. Franco consents to participate In a conference, having been assured that her Interests wilt be safeguarded. The official agreement will be com municated to the Chamber of Deputies probably on Monday. Information obtained in diplomatic quarters, shows that It has been prac tically settled that the conference will be held at Tangier. Bank Clearings. Bank clearing of the Northwest-rn cities yesterday were as follows: Clearings. Balances. rortland MX-SS? Seattle 272.031 Tacoma 470.40.1 .19.284 Spokane -'J 24.015 Clearings of Portland, for tho week were: Portland. Monday $1,123.3:17 Seattle and Tacoma Seattle. Tacoma. $1,170,403 $ C57.440 (Holiday) (Holiday) 1.10(1.605 3(13.053 1.102.04.1 3 til. 4 27 l4(J.20l 238.482 037.04.1 470.403 Tueaday. .(Holiday) "Wednesday. Thursday. . Friday Saturday. .. 1.030.83.1 1.00A.S18 CG7.753 013.399 Total $1,434,310 $3,302,045 $2.520.Slti Clearings for the corresponding -week In former years were: Portland. Seattle. Tacoma. 1000 $lftS.12.780 $3,800,773 $ 730.313 1001 2,083.004 2.677.45.1 700.403 1002 2.553.019 2.081.000 126.96.36.199 1003 2.040,030 3.915.S32 1.4C1.540 1U04 3.132.330 4,130.368 1.349.438 Confesses Drowning; Old Man. MEMPHIS. Tcnn.. July 3. A Commercial-Appeal special from Pocahontas. Ark., says that Ed Hubbard, at a Coro ner's inquest, confessed that he and Willie Roberts, a woman whom he names as his accomplice, carried out a plot which re sulted In the drowning of Pleas Burns, an aged nvan, who lived alone on Spring River. The drowning was the culmina tion of a plan to secure the old man's property through a will made in the woman's favor. Hubbard and the woman were held to the grand Jury. The former has been removed to Jonesboro for safe keeping Banker May's Case Continued. BOSTON. July S. The case of Charles C. May. who was arrested here on the charge of being a fugitive from justice In the State of Washington, was called be fore United States Commissioner Dodge today, but was continued until next Tues day. May is at liberty on $5C00 ball. He has been indicted In Washington on the charge of misappropriation of the funds of the Big Bend National Bank, of Davenport.