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SCOPE IS WIDENING
Millionaire Wall Street' Magnates
Implicated With Rnef.
INDICTMENTS ISSUE IN SHEAVES
Heney and Burns Assert That They
Have Only Begun Ruef Ex
pected to Confess.
San Francisco, March 21. Sixty-fivo
indictments were filed by tho grand
jury today against Abo Ruef and 10
against T. V. Halsey, of tho Pacific
States Telephone company. They nil
chargo bribery. Assistant District At
torney Honey and Federal Agent Burns
assert that it is only a beginning.
The total amount represented in tho
indictments is $218,750. When to this
is added tho amount which went to
Ruef and Schmitz, tho total will reach
$1,000,000 in five deals exposed today.
Thoro aro more deals of which tho
public has small conception. They in
cludo not only local magnates, but men
who have mansions in New York, who
have trafficked for special privato gains
in San Francisco for their corporations.
It is understood that a power in "Wall
street who recently testified before the
Interstate Commerce commission will
bo given an oppoitunity to defend him
self. Tonight Ruof and Schmitz are abject
and forlorn. The entiro board of su
pervisors bas confessed. Schmitz is
ready to do the same. Ruef is awak
ening rapidly. By the end of next
week the indictments which will con
front him will be mountain high. By
that time it is expected that Ruef will
offer to confess.
PUTER TELLS STORY.
Admits of Deals With Hermann to
Washington, March 21. Oregon con
victs occupied the limelight in the trial
of Binger Hermann today, while men
under indictment played minor roles.
S. A. D. Puter, the government's
heavyweight witness, was put on the
stand this afternoon and began the
narration of his relations with Her
mann in connection with land opera
tions that have subsequently tuined
out to be fraudulent.
Puter was preceded by Dan W. Tarp
ley, who told in considerable detail the
manner in which he, Horace G. Mc
Kinley and F. P. Mays attempted to
"get rich quick" through the absorp
tion of land in the Blue mountain for
The stories told by Puter and Tarp
ley did not throw any new light on
either the Blue mountain or the 11-7
land fraud cases, which were threshed
out in Portland. But the stories of
both men were retold today to show
their relations with Hermann and to
aid tho government in its efforts to
show Hermann's motive for destroying
the fateful letterpress copybooks.
STREETS ARE FLOODED.
All Business In Stockton Suspended
by High Water.
Stocklon, Cal., March 21. Water is
running through the streets of this city
like a millrace. In some places it is
six feet deep, while in others it varies
from one to three feet, the latter being
the mean average. All business is sus
pended, as most of the business houses
are flooded and the people in many
parts of the city are afraid to leae
No portion of the town escaped.
Main, the principal business street of
the city, is the high point, and even
here the water averages nearly a foot in
depth. All the cellars and many of the
first floors of the business houses were
submerged and the loss in the city
alone will run into hundreds of thous
ands of dollars.
Roadbed Torn Up by Slide.
Ashland, Or., March 21. The con
tinued rains of the past four days have
badly demoralized the main Portland
San Francisco line of the Southern Pa
cific for a distance of SO miles through
the upper Sacramento canyon region in
Northern California. The country
most severely affected lies between Sis
son on the north and Redding on tho
south. In this section tho Sacramento
river has played havoc with the rail
road roadbed at various points, while
at other places slides of serious propor
tions have added to the difficulties.
Prefers Federal Control.
New York, March 21. ABked if he
thought tho conference between tho
railroad and' tho government would be
honeficial, John D. Rockefeller ea id:
"I cannot say. It is my idea that Fed
oral control would bo better for tho
roads. They would then understand
tho laws and plan ahead intelligently
without one state's suddenly demand
ing ono thing and another state being
equally insistent on something entirely
State Will Pay Their Fare.
Concord, N. II., March 21. A bill
forbidding state officers to use or solicit
frep passes on (ho railroads passed both
houses of the loglslaturo today under
suspension of tho rules, following a re
port from tho judiciary committee.
By the bill tho governor is authorized
to contract for railroad transportation
for mombore of the logislaturo and
liouso cf congress as needed.
FARMS UNDER WATER.
Sacramento River Never Known to
Be So High Before.
Sncrainonto, Cal., March 22. From
all down-river points como alarming
news that thn Sacramento river is high
or than over known, and that tho sit
uation all along tho lovecs is appalling
Thoro is aheady sufforing and every
able-bodied man is assisting in tho fight
against tho water that is pouring into
tho bleaches and inundating thousands
of acres of the finest iarniing land in
Specif 1 dispatches to the Union from
Freoport, Couitlaud, Walnut Grovo
and Franklin state that tho rivor has
reached tho highest stago over recorded
and it is predicted that tho ten iblo
scenes witnessed during tho tremen
dous floods of 1904 will bo surpassod
Standing on tho levee neai Courtland
one may see for 60 miles to tho south
east across an tin bi oh on sea of water
which extends clear to Stockton.
Thousands of cattle aro being shelter
ed on top of the loveos, as thoro is nc
other place for them, and if tho water
does not fall soon an indescribable con
dltion of disaster is considered inevit
This morning the blockado on tho
Southern Pacific lines was made com
plote, when tho lino to tho East was
made helpless by a washout of 200 feet
of track at Applegate, but during the
afternoon the situation changed for tho
better when, with tho report that the
Applegate washout had been repaired
came another stating that it was ex
pected tho track would soon bo open
through to Stockton.
A trestle was placed in the gap at
the Applegate washout this afternoon
and more trains were dispatched East.
One of these, a Portland train, will be
sent to Utah and via tho Oregon Short
Line. The Placer villo lino is in full
commission again, but no trains are
operated on the Marysvillo branch fur
ther than Wheatland.
On the Portland line no trains nre
running beyond Redding, the tracks be
ing out atL-eswick, Campbell and Ken
nett. and it is not expected that travel
can be resumed beyond Redding for at
Jeast ten days.
ADDITIONAL TRAIN SERVICE.
Canadian Pacific to Enter Portland
on O. R. & N. Tracks.
Portland, March 22. Canadian Pa
cific trains will bo running into Port
land May 1.
Contracts were signed up here yes
terday by traffic officials of the Cana
dian road with R. B. Miller, general
freight agent for the Oregon Railroad
& Navigation company, allowing the
use of the tracks from Spokane to Port
land. The Canadian Pacific now reach
es Spokane by the Spokane Interna
tionul railway from the C. P. R.'s
main line at the Canadian boundary
Freight service from Portland to all
points in Canada, as well as to the At
lantic seaboard, will bo started May 1
by the new traffic arrangement. Pas
senger trains will be put on at a later
date. Through passenger service is
promised from Portland to St. Paul.
The use of the O. R. & N. tracks by
Canadian Pacific equipment was ar
ranged for recently at a conference be
tween President G. M. Bosworth, of
the Canadian line and Traffic Director
J. C. Stubbs, of the Harriman system
This meeting was held in Chicago a
short time ago.
Historic Fort Swept Away.
San Francisco, March 22. It is re
ported hero thatall reclamaion districts
in Sutter county have been flooded.
Near Meridian the water is in tho sec
ond stories of the houses. Many fam
ilies are said to be in want. Effcite
will be made to send them relief.
Probably all the Btock in these districts
has been drowned. The people of Yuba
county district, above Marysvillo, are
Near Tudor a break lias occurred
close to an Indian mound which was
situated near tho old iron fort brought
from the East in sections by General
John A. Sutter in tho days before gold
was discovered. The fort is repoited
to have been swept away.
More Steel Men Strike at Hammond.
Hammond, Ind., March 22. Tho
strike situation at East Chicago was
intensified today when 3,500 men em
plojed by the Inland Steel company,
walked out. The reason for tho walk
out was the demand of tho laborers for
an increase of 25c per day. Six bun'
dred men struck yesterday at tho Inter
state Steei company and 1,200 at tho
itepublic Iron & Steol company, and
tho walkout today brings tho total
number of strikers up to more than 5,
000 men. Some rioting occurred today
and one of the strikers was beaten.
Austria Guards Frontier.
Vienna, March 22. Tho Austrian
minister of the interior has ordered a
considerable increaso in tho number of
gendarmes upon tho Roumanian fron
tier in order to pi event riotous peas
ante from crossing tho irontier and
starting disturbances in Austria. The
opinion is expressed at the foreign
office that unless tho Roumanian gov
ernment promptly suppresses the agra
rian movement in Roumania it is liable
to soon get beyond control.
Giving Away Sage Money.
New York, March 22. Announce
ment was made today that Mrs. Russoll
Sage has donated $150,000 to tho
American Seamen 'a Frlond society, to
bo used bv that bodv in tho prentinn of
a proposed sailors' home and Institute.
. r. I . 1 f .4. m a a n . . m
Airs, cage wis aiso given f o,uuu to uio
Syrian Protestant college, of Beirut.
OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST
FINE CROP OUTLOOK.
Eastern Oregon Farmors Rejoicing
Over Rocont Rain.
The Dalles Tho rain and snow which
fell hero last week aggregated ono inch
moisture. Showers still continuo and
the snow on high olovations, which
varied from four to six inches in depth,
is gradually disappearing.
This will further rotard plowing and
seeding, which, owing to tho miry
condition of the soil, had but fairly
begun throughout thoeountry. Wlion
this last storm fell, farmors from tho
Tygh ridgo wheat bolt reported that tho
conditions for spiing grain have not
boon as favorable in many years as
now, becauso of the heavy freezing
which loosened the ground to a dopth
of 18 inches, and tho thorough soaking
from the deep snow and heavy rain.
Owing to tho long drouth and tho
lateness of fall rains, there is less acro
ago in wintor wheat than usual, but
undor the present favorablo conditions
for spring seeding, there will bo
about tho usual annual acreago in
grain. Tho fruitgrowers regard tho
late snow storm as most beneficial,
since it checks tho budding until dan
ger of killing frosts is past. No loss
of sheep is feared, since lambing on tho
sheep ranges of tho county has not yet
Electric Lino at Milton.
Milton Tho Walla Walla Valley
Traction company now has its tracks
laid down to tho head of Main streot
in this city, and it will bo only a fow
days when there will bo hourly ecrvico
between this city and Walla Walla,
Wash. This will be a great benefit to
Milton and vicinity, and will material
ly aid the already rapid growth of Mil
ton. This city is now in a very pros
perous condition; all tho principal
streets aro being brought to proper
grade, and many changes for tho better
have recently mken place. Ihere will
soon be a $15,000 hotel erected.
Rate on Logs Will Stand.
Salem Tho state railroad commis
sion made public tho result of tho hear
ing at Dallas, in tho case ol tho people
of Falls City against tho Salem, lalls
City & Western Railroad company,
protesting against the raising of rates
bv tho road on Ioke and lumber. After
an impartial hearing and investigation
of the matter, and there being no fur
ther remonstrance against the rate be
ing increased after it was thoroughly
understood and had met the approval
of tho commissioners, it was decided to
allow tho railroad company to mako the
Abandon River Surveys.
Salem Because the state legislature
did not co-operate with the shite legis
lature in appropriating more money for
the work of the state geological survey
in connection with tho reclamation of
arid lands throughout tho state, Dis
trict Hydrographer J. C. Stevens, of
the United States geological survey, an
nounces that part of the wcrk will have
to be abandoned and a number of the
stations cut out for lack of funds to
carry on tho work.
Conference Proposal Received.
Washington, March 21. President
Roosevelt has received from governor
Johnson, of Minnesota, the letter re
cently sent by him bearing on tho sub
ject of a national conference with a
view to reaching o common understand
ing as to tho Rowers to bo exercised by
the states in the event of an extension
of Federal authority in railroad regula
tion. The president has discussed the
queston and expects to promptly reply
to Governor Johnston'B suggestion.
La Grande Settlers Rejoice.
La Grande Two thousand entrymen
in this district, who have been waiting
for a month to two years for patents
from the government, will bo affected
by tho president's recent instructions
to tho general land office to expedite
the issuance of patents. The local land
office is six months behind in tho work
here, a great majority of papers being
hold up in Washington.
Large Sums in Short Time.
Marshfield Prominent business men
of North Bend subscribed $70,000 in
two hours ut a special meeting for the
purpose of establishing a building and
loan association in that city. TJio cap
ital stock of tho association will bo
$100,000. It has been established for
the purposo of aiding in the upbuild
ing of North Bend and Coos Bay.
Big Orchards In Jackson.
Medford According to tho report of
Horticultural Commissioner Carson, of
the Third district, 350,000 fruit trees
have boon added to tho orchard wealth
of Jackson county during tho past year.
Tho acreago reported exceeds 7,000, and
of this amount, tho larger portion has
been dovoted to Comlco pears und Spit-
Tax Money Received.
Oregon City Sheriff Beatlo has col-
ected up to date about $100,000 in
taxes. Tho timo for tho granting of
rebates for prompt payment is over,
and all tho big taxpayers of the county
lave paid in.
Local Insurance at Eugene.
Eugene Tho Merchants' Protectlvo
association has decided definitely to
form a local mutual fire insurance or
ganization, und u special meeting will
he called within a few days for thut
PRIZES FOR ESSAYS.
Sons ot Amorlcan Revolution Want Es
says From Pupils of Oregon.
Tno Oregon society of I ho Sons of
American Revolution offors prizes to
tho pupils of tho public schools ol tno
state of Oregon, for ossays on subjects
connected with our war for indopond
.once. Prizes of $30 and $20 will bo
1 given for tho first and second best essay
respectively, written on any of tho fol
lowing subjects: "Joseph Bmnt and
tho Indians of tho Revolution, " "Pub
lic Schools as a Moans of Americanizing
tho Children of Aliens," "Separation
t ri.i,n.1i niwl Stntn in America."
Tho essays aro limited to three thous
and words each, muit bo written in tho
ahiilmln mvn liniidwritillir Oil 0110 Hide
only of tho paper, and accompanied by
a certificate of tho writor's toachor,
stating that tho writer is a pupil in a
designated class, and that the teaclior
! belioves the essay to bo the pupil's own
! unaided work. Tho assay must lie
aimnvl lu- thn writer, uiviim also his or
hor postoflico address. They should bo
fnrui.nl.xl to Mr. A. M. Smith. lemon
building, Portland, Oregon, and should
ronch their destination not lator than
the 25th of May, 1007.
In nwnrdliii; theso prizes tho commit
tee will bo governed by considerations
of: Originality, accuracy 01 statement
miinniir ot treatment, orthoirranhv, syn
tax and punctuation. Theso prizes aro
offered to encourago lovo of our country
and tho study of its history.
Additional information may bo ob
tained by writing to General Thomas
M. Anderson, care ot Tno uucKiignam
Office Short of Clorkn
Rosoburg Tiio local land oflice says
that there are from 500 to (IU0 final
proofs awaltinc action. Delay lias boon
duo to lack of clerical assistance, rather
than to tho president's former older,
thoiiKli action on some proofs was tie
layed to soino extent by that order.
Many of these cases havo been pending
since 1904. but most of them have ac
cumulated since tho reopening of this
office, January 8, 1900, after a Buspon
sion of one year.
Ross Demands Inquiry.
Washington, March 20. Reclama
tion Engineer D. W. Ross, in churgo of
government irrigation projects in
Idaho, today telegraphed a demand for
an immediate investigation of his work
in Idaho, satisfied thut a fair invest!
gut ion will clear him of charges made
by Special Inspector Greene. Tho re
clamation service is unable to act, as
Secretary Garfield has taken no action
on Mr. Greeno's report and has not
even called for an explanation.
New Bank Examiner Chosen.
Salem James Steele, of Portland,
has been appointed state bank cam
iner. He is a brother of State Treas
urer Steele and was ono of the founders
of the First National bank at Portland
in 1808, anil later was connecto 1 with
the Merchant's National bank of that
Oregon Middy Graduate.
Washington Ernest Durr, of Kaker
City, will graduate from AnnapoliB
Nuval academy this year, leing tho
only midshipman from tho Northwest
to graduato this season, except Albert
T. Church, of Boise. Church stands 12
in a class of 100.
Wheat Club. 72c: bluestem. 74c:
valley, 70c; red, 71c.
Oats No. 1 white, $2030; gray,
Barley Feed, $22.50 per ton; brow
ing, $23; rolled, $23.5024.50.
Rye $1.45 1.50 perewt.
Corn Whole,$24.50: cracked. $22.50
Hay Valley timothy. No. 1. SlCtfik
10 per ton; Eastern Oregon timothy,
$1718; clover, $9: cheat. $9: irrain
hay, $90)10; alfalfa, $14.
Butter Fancy creamurv. 321Jfa.'i5u
Butter lat First arado cream 33 V,v,
per pound second grado cream, 2c less
Poultry Averairo old heiiH. IGe ner
pound; mixed chickens, 14c; spring,
rryers ami oroners, ZU(&Tic; old
roosters, 1012c; dressed chickens, 10
17c: turkeys, live. l.lraiSn: tur.
keys, dressed, choice, 1820c; geese,
live, be; ducks, 1018(:.
Ekks Orciron ranch. 10 ten iwr
w , 1
Annies Common. 75cratl.2fi nor
box; choice $1 C02.00.
Vegetables Turnips $1(31.25 nor
sack; carrotH, $l1.25 per sack; boets,
$1.251.50 per sack; horseradish, 7
8c per pound: cauliflower. 12.50
crate; celery, $3.504 per orate; let-
tuco, neau, Jo()4oc per dozen; onions,
10l2Kc per dozen; sprouts, 0c por
pound; radishes, 30c per dozen; as-paroKUB.-10c
ner pound i rhuhurh
2.25 per box.
Onions Oreaon. 750OOi! nnr linn.
Potatoes Oregon Uurbaiiks. fnnnv.
$1.351.50; No. 1 choice. il.lOYSll .'r-
Veal Dressed, 6flc por pound.
Beef Dressed bulls, 83c por
pound; cows, 50o; country Htoors,
Mutton Dressed, fancy, 10l0o
por pound; ordinary, 89c.
Pork Dressed, 09o por pound.
Hops fl12o per pcund, according
Wool Eastern Oregon nverugo best
13018o ner pound, annnnllnn ti ulirlnb.
ago; valley, 2028o, according to flno-i
ness; mohair, choice, 2820o. (
AFTER BIG ONES.
Mayor SchmlU and Boss Ruef May
Go Free If They Tell All.
San Francisco, March 20. FollowliiR
tho wholesale confession of mouthers of
tho board of BiiporvlsorH boforo the
grand Jury yesterday, thoro was a
scramble today of brlbotakora and
bribegivers to get from under Tlio
rush to Hunoy's olllco begun with dawn
and continued far Into tho night.
Tho greater part of tho volunteor
army was turned away, but a fow who
wcro ablo to throw now light on some
of tho bribery scandals wore ul lowed to
pour forth their talcs of degradation.
It may be stated at tlio outsot In pos
itive tonus that District Attorney Ijing
don and Assistant District Atlornoy
Honey will grant immunity to those
supervisors who hiuo' confessed. It
may also bo Btatod that every member
of tho original board, with possibly two
exceptions, have confessed.
With equal poflltivoiioss It may bo
stated thatuthu ultimate onjeci, oi uio
nmn.xMitlnn Ih not tho conviction of
Mayor Schmitz and Abo Kuof. If
Schmitz ami Knot win rovcai tno inn
details jf tlioir nefarious transactions
and make conviction of tho irilllionalro
brlbegivors doubly euro, thoy will eith
er bo pardoned after conviction or will
be allowed to go ireo.
Should thoy roluso to confess th ovl
denco at band will be used against
them, and it Is sufficient to send thorn
both to jail for tho rest of their lives.
Convictions can be obtained against
Kuof which will result In a total pen
alty of 300 years. Kuch timo Ruof
birbed a supervisor ho laid the founda
tion for a fresh indictment, and ho
hi i bod 15 of thorn time and time again.
AMERICANS IN PERIL.
Nicaraguans Threaten to Loot Cap
tured Chios of Honduras.
Puerto Cortez, Honduara, Murch 10,
via New Orleans, March 20. A turn of
sinister significance was given to the
Central American war today by tho
finding on the persons of captured Ni
caragua!) soldiers proclamations prom
ising them loot of tho first cities which
thoy ran capturo in lioth Honduras and
Americans in Puurto Cortez arc anx
ious, because Amorlcan residents aro
tho principal proporty holders of most
of tho Ilonduran cities. Any uouiit as
to tho completeness of such a lout is
dispolled not only by tlio wording of
tho proclamations, but by tho oxpori
enco had in 1894 by sumo of tho per
sons not living at Puerto Cortez, who
wore present at tho looting of Cholu
LOST BRIDGES STOP TRAFFIC.
ChlldHDrownod In Crock Fruit Crop
San Joso, Cal., March 20. More
damnco lias been dono by floods in the
creeks in tho last 24 hours than in the
past 15 years. The Mashing out of
bridges, notably the Southern Pacific
on the Almaden branch, will stop all
tiallic from San Joso to Ijh (Jatos by
way of Campbell foi weeks. Tho dam
age in tho vicinity of the latter town
will reach many thousand dollars.
Fruit farmers generally aro of the
opinion Unit thote will be light crops
this year, if some do not provo utter
failures. Tho rains aro bolioved to
have washed out much of tho pollen,
which will prevent the blooms matur
ing into fruit.
At Ban Martin, Harold Ilolo, tlio 5
year old son of a well known rancher,
fell into tho swollen Lagas creek and
was drowned. At Santa Clara several
families wero driven from tholi homes
by tho overflow of tho Gundaloupo
Unwilling to Prosecute Fencers.
Cheyenne, Wyo., March 20. Tho
announcement was mudo today thut H.
M. Aiihscrman, of Evanston, recently
appointed United States district attor
ney for Wyoming by President Roose
velt, had declined to qualify for the
oflico caused surprise in local political
circles. It Is repoited hero that tho
intention of the administration to in
sist upon criminal rather than civil
prosecutions in tlio cases of illegal fenc
ing of the public ran go had a bearing
upon tho decision of Mr. Aushormun.
A now selection will bo mudo.
Salt Lake Is Isolated.
Salt Ijiko City, March 20. Wash
outs on the Southern Pacific and on tho
Sun Pedro, Iw Angeles A Salt Lnko
roads, havo isolated Halt Lnko City
temporarily from tho Pacific coast.
Tho iron bridge at Verdi, 20 miles west
of Reno, Nevada, is out and a wagon
bridgo over tlio Truckeo river at tho
saino point is also down. No trains
havo arrived in this city or in Ogdon
from tho coast since yesterday morn
More Floods in Ohio Valley
Pittsburg, March 20. Tho Mononga-
hola, Allegheny and Ohio riveisaro ris
ing rapidly on account of heavy ruins
throughout Weslorn Pennsylvania.
.Many small streams in this vicinity aro
already overflowing tlioir banks. Fore
caster Penny forecast a 24-foot rise by
Suit for Kingston Insurance.
Kingston, March 20. Tho flrf.t suit
against tlio insurance companies to re
cover for looses sUMained In tho earth
rpiiiko was filed yrsterday. Tho York
shire company is tlio defendant. Other
companies wlM soon bo sued.
Successful Train Holdup.
YnkfitnrinrHiiiiv' Ttnuuln. Mimli 50 .
Ton armed men held up a train on tho
outskirts of this town today and secured
$7,500 In cash, with which thoy madt
Offered Terms to llnnotr
Are Promptly Rejected.
COMPLETE SURRENDER EXPECTED
Honey as Dictator of ,B c
Impeach and Remove
Sun Francisco, March 23 Thia
by far tho most MCnHatlonal u8y nT
local graft situation. Mavn, I " 0
sent an emissary to Assist Uistr ,
Attorney Honey and Detective llu
and asked for terms. Wlcn
posalH woro forthcoming thoopenL
tho mayor made a definite proposition.
lhey ofTcred a confession from the
mayor for comploto Immunity m
continuance In oflico until tlio Mpira.
Hon of his term on January l of ,1Mt
year. Tho offer was rejected with moro
speed than It wus imulo mid tl,0 nogofl.
atloiiB camo to a quick end. The may.
or'a emissaries aro expected to return!
It is not thought that thoy seriously bei
llevod that tho prosoctition would con.
sent to tho contlniiniico of Kchmitx Id
oflico. Hut It was simply to create a
point on which they could yc)d In
Second only in Imjiortunco to tho
overtures from tho mayor wcro the rev
elation thut 13 Indictments had been
voted ngnhiBt Abraham K. Dotwllcr, &
capitalist from Ohio, who visited (ho
Pacific coast last April In tlio Interest
of tho Homo Tulopliono company.
Plans for tho futuie government of
tho city wero evolved today by Mr.
Henoy. District Attorney Lan-don and
Rudolph Spreckels. With graft reach
ing Into almost every branch of the cltj
affairs, the functions of government
havo broken down completely. Instead
of an organized form of administration,
Francis J. Honey is pmctlcally dictator
of thu city and county of San Francisco.
The people aro contei t to lot him and
Ills associates work out the problem.
The plan is to keep tho boalllng toper
vlspors In oflico for a timo. They will
obey Mr. Honey's orders. OfthUuVre
Is no doubt. Bliould they rofuic, indict
niont, trial mid convict Ion and Im
prisonment would follow.
While tho supervisors remain InofEce
summary Impeachment pictt-ccdlngs will
bo brought iigaiiidt the mayor, and he
will bo removed by a Judge of the Su
perior court after a hearing, which will
not occupy moro than a few hours,
fkhmltz will bo given achancetoreiign
to avoid dismissal.
After the ejection of Schmll from
tho oflico tho board of HUpervIisori w It
bo ordoicd to elect as his successor
some man to lo chosen by Mr. Heney,
probably District Attorney I-nngdon.
After tho now mayor assumes ollice, Mr.
Henoy will order tho lfi boodling M
pervlfOis to resign and they will resign.
FIGHT FOR PHILIPPINES
Senator Stone Says Wo Muit If W
Kansas City, March 23. - Unite!
States Senator William A. Stone, in
tho course ol a upccch hero Inst night at
tho monthly dinner of the Knife and
Fork club, said:
"If wo are to haro scrioua trouble
nation, it will bo with Japen-
Jaimn wants tho rhllippin. 1 4nj
not sure whether it would not i bj ttj
ir all concerned n ' --, - ,
hum, but one thing
thut iH, sliowlll novoi , ', ffouble
our consent. t wo may have trouble
and h,' week. Wo,co
ovor a big enough ueo -i-
nm tho sea. That would be m
and costly task."
. , . Car.
Trovn uir cxpro-
Juno, Tex., March, 23.-ftg
4 of tlio International y - rf
llesbciow ne u, - - k 0t
Messenger " vtl at-
aoiflo Kxprm company,
1 1 11. .n. .1,1 flllt Ot Hie W ,11
ami w.v . ,rflin urn"
I mlflKCd trom . , t(r
10 was reached ami ll0ra
l.one mcssago was reco d
.InflnL' WIS '.'
naultod by Jb tr4,n
car was opu
Brownsville is r"" ; ,u
,n.H8 meeting of ript' ff.'
tonight resolutions H
pressing mtlon k
I ,i mi attempt lM)Ingiau? 0
il,nf.nnrt martini flt r , fl t
ard be oro the toW Id'f
Washington ''to clca nc ,
of tho Twonty-nfth mt i,roffnBvl '
erl.no committed Mjlg lngtheln;
cnVugust 13 Inst by W g lvee,
fumy on thotovvjUoi
. cir. In Nvy"'r oire
urea 'i0-' i
Pensalcola, ,5 No.l
last night del troyod buHJ "8 llD
n. iinnunnn a navy W"ltnn 0 tn'g
osVof 176,000. I"?" 2
low tho machinery - f ftDd
ho gunbofttH aion J '11
de Luzon wore destroy