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OOVIR THI MORNING fliLD ON THI LOWCH COLUMBIA
UUMt. FUUL A00tATia MM tOAT
VOLUME LVIV, NO. 227
CREW DECLARES WAR
Proclamation Says Muti.
neers Will Respect
Status Shin At War oa All Vessel of
gusslaa Navy Refusing t Jl
Mutineers. Torpedo Crtft la Puriult
r.n.l,,n .llllv 4. (.1:15 1. M .)
A dispatch to the Ki ruing Stand-
ard from (Me aaya the Kniai
1'olrmVllie ba la-en ljMed
niilea off that port, hound fr
Bucharest, R.iuinanla, July
... !'ie the Kniaa Potemkine
Mihil (r Kustenjl a delegation
the rrew lianded the prew w
4) proclamation addressed to the 4)
representative of tv power ia
Rnumania. fornuil .. declaring
war oa all Russian veeU which
refuse to Join tlu mmineei. The
4 proclamation the Knle
Potemklne will re t iieiiirl
4 smltory and foreign .hipping
The delegation requited that
4 the proclamation be f.rrde4
4 to the power.
Crew : Pe-vtnt.
St. Petemburg, Jul. 4 -The Minis
ter of Mrlne haa retried the follow
ing cablegram from Rear Admiral
"The crew of the tranport Prout
when Weaving Budrovia Bay, mutinied,
arresting the captain and other offl-
The Prout baa arrived at Matopol
cem. Second Liutenant NVkertaeff
and Boatswain Kor.litine were killed,
and the crew is now repentant. The
officera have been released, the- crew
begging them to resume their post
The Prout haa been ordered to anchor
at Kameshevaal Hay, and an Inquiry
into the affair has been opened."
Try to Sink Mutineers.
Odessa, July 4. It Is reported per
;itntly in army and naval circle that
the Knlax Potemkine is being stalked
and pursued y several torpedo boat
which intend to lnk her. The crew
of these boat consists of officer who
volunteered and stokers, so there is no
dangi-r of their refusal to obey order
and destroy the renegade ship.
The Kniai Potemkine' hour are de
clared here to be numbered.
Regret la expressed at the destruct
VESPERS CELEBRATE FOURTH
Henley, England, July 4.-The crew
of the Vesper boat club of Philadelphia
elebrated Independence day in England
fcy winning it heat against the best
university crew competing at Henley
this year and by making the best time
of any eight.
The great contest between the Ves
pers and the Leanders tomorrow will
be unquestionably the most intensely
Interesting event, from an International
as well a oarsmen' view of the point,
ever known at Henley.
o. of Uth splendid nn.l powerful
baUleshlp and t U- loss i " ul
,. U thought to I preferable to the
continued dishonor of her presence In
the Black cmimwiided by mutineer.
Heversl torpedo boate were retried
(o be off Odessa Ut night. There are
other sign o( activity among the tor
pedo fleet. Tb whereabout of the
Knlat Potemkine U not known her
but he U reported to have li ft Kustenjl
New Mutioy Breaks Out.
Park July 4.-A dbaxrh U tin
Temp from Constantinople sy that
th Russian steamer Emperor II, which
had brrn ordered to proceed to Alex-
sndrl in rlao of Ores, owing to the
trouble at the latter place, wis unable
to leave Constantinople on account of
a mutiny of the crew of the hmporor
II, who insisted on going to Odessa to
protect their famlllee.
Try to Revive Mutiny.
Odessa, July 4-An attempt to re
vive the mutiny on the batllehip
(ieorgl Publedonosets waa discovered to
day. Ii was frustrated by lueal aailora
who delivered six of the leader to the
euthnrilie. The torpedo boats which
remained here have gone to aeaa.
St. IVU-mbtirg. July 4. It it stated
that the tran.port Verba, tlie crew of
wuli'h jMilned Hie mutineert at Odessa,
Extended Hearty Greeting in &!
ive Thousand San f rancicani at Firry
TV) Meet DUtinfuUhed VWtora. Taft
aud Mist Roosevflt Taken to Hotel
San Francisco, July 4.-Smetary of
War Taft and party arrived in San Fran
cUco en route to the Orient at 5:49
A hearty greeting waa extended the
tisitora by 5,000 eitlaen assembled at
tlie ferry depot to watch the party con
elude iU trip acroa the continent.
Secretarr Taft and Mis Roosevelt
took .an awaiting automobile and were
Immediately taken to their hotel, the
remainder of the party following in
clol carrlagea. Aa the auraooe
proceeded through the crowd and up
Market street, the main thoroughfare
of the city, the secretary and Misa
Roosevelt bowed in aeeknowledgement
of the creetinir extended them.
"Th primary object of the rip,"
said Secretary1 Taft, "to the Philip
pines is to look after matter immediate
ly within the province of the War le
partment. The senatore and congress
men included in Hie party will be thor
oughly acquainted with the needs in
The party will sail Saturday on the
Madame Januichek's Will.
New York, July t-Tha will of Mme.
Franeisoa Januschek, the famoua act
ress. leaves a personal estate of only
1000, which la left to her only daughter,
Teresa Zahn, of Darmatadt, Germany.
The most expert critic on rowing
differ In opinion and Englishmen hold
that the Amcrncan style can not pre
vail over that of Leander on the ground
that American us the sculling style
and fail to put In their body weight.
In today's result, however, when the
Club Natliqne, of Belgium, beat the
Thamea club by using much the same
style with short oar, and blade imi
lar to those of the Americans, the
theory of rowing sharp wa upset and
consequently tonight there was much
guessing over tomorrow truggle.
IT SORELY GRIEVED
Oscar's Sons or Grandsons
will Not Be Allowed
to Accept Throne
Grants Private Audience to Associated
Press Correspondent Sys Welfare
of Country Demanded Veto of Con
sular Bill. Scores the Storthing.
Stockholm, July 4.-King Oscar grant
ed a private audience to a correspond
ent of tlie Associated Tres today. Ui
nmiesiv aid emiilmticully. he would
4 , - 1
never allow any son or grand aona to
accept the Norwegian throne.
In soeekinff of hi attitude toward
Norway, the King displayed deep emo
tion and expressed orrow over or
wv' treatment of him after forty-two
years of unceasing labor for ita happi
ness and prosperity.
in Majesty said he wished U con
vey throuch the Associated Press the
gratitude for the hundreds of expres-
ions of sympathy received from me
The kins reiterated hi utterances re
garding hia position on the consular
bill, passed by the storthing and the
event which followed the veto of it
"When the king of Norway considers
that the welfare of the country demands
that he will veto the bill passed by the
stortuinir, hi right to thi U uncon
ditionallv ahown In Norway consti
tution and he would be false to hia oatn
if he did not exercise thi right in ac
eordance with bi conscience.
"The constitution give the torthing
the power to pass a measure over my
veto prescribing, however, that thla may
only be done by a bill being passed by
three consecutively elected storthings
The consular ill was only passed by one
storthina. The refusal of the Norwe
gian cabinet to countersign my veto
according to his judgment and all his
orders must be countersigned by the
This is the first Interview granted by
King Oscar to any correspondent.
CONGRESS TO BE HELD
Meeting to be at Chicago August 15th
Denver, July 4. J. H. Gwynn, secre
tary of the National Livestock Asso
ciatlon has made the following state
"At the last annual session of the
National Livestock Association a strong
resolution was introduced by Alvin H.
Sander of Chicago and unanimously
adopted, pledging the concerted efforts
of the National Livestock Association
looking to the opening of foreign mar
kets that have been closed against Am
erican livestock and livestock products
Since that time the executive offioers of
the National livestock Association have
been working continuously endeavoring
to concentrate and crystallize the sen
timent of the country looking toward
Former Senator W. A. Harris, Vice
president and general manager of the
National livestock Association, with
other, la planning a big reciprocity
convention to be held in Chicago about
the middle of August In conjunction
with the Chicago Commercial Assocla
tions, the Chicago Board of Trade, the
WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 1905.
Illinoia Manufacturing Association, the
National Livestock Exchange, the Mil
ler National Federation, the American
Shorthorn Breeder Association, and
the National Association of Agricultu
ral Implement and Vehicle Manufac
turer. TO BUY GOVERNMENT TIMBER
Bureau af forestry Receive Offer For
Washington, July 4.-Tbe Bureau of
Forestry ba received aa offer of $2.50
a thouaand feet for fifty million feet
of lodge pole pine and Engl man aprucc
In the Biff Horn foreat reserve, Wyo
mine. The timber will be advertised
for sale and if :o higher bid ie made
the offer will be accepted. The expor
Utkm of the timber from the atate
where the reserve ia located haa been
made possible by recent Congressional
enactment. The 60,000,000 feet will be
cut atrktly under the new regulation
which provide that only the dead ma
ture timber that! be used.
Still Using the Ax.
New Kork. July 4. Paul Morton
chairman of the board of directors of
the Eauitable Assurance. Society ha
abolished the finance committee, next
to the Executive committee, the most
important working body of the society
Casualty List for Fourth of July
Boy Deliberated Killed ia Chicago by
Unknown nan. Soldier nun oa uov
ernor's Island, Hew York, Daring Fir
ing of Salute.
4 Chicago, July 4. According
to reports received by the Kec-
4 ord- Herald, sixteen persons were
killed in the United States to-
- day as a result of Fourth of
O July accidents.
New York, July 4.-By the prema
ture explosion of a hell in the open
breach of a five-inch gun while tne
Fourth of July salute waa being fired
at Castle William, on Governor's Island
today. Private Cornelius Harrington
Company H, Eighth Infantry, waa o
badly injured that he may not recover.
His riirht eye wa blinded.
Sergeant Frenk Webb of the same
company wa also badly hurt and it
is feared he will lose the sight of one
Boy Killed in Chicago.
Chicago, July 4.-One killed, a boy
fatally wounded, two men shot and a
boy hurt by a cannon cracker were the
early contributions of victims to the
Fourth of July celebration in Chicago
Charles Strelow, 19 years of age
wa shot and killed by one of four un
identified men, all of whom escaped
Strelow, who wa with several friends
hsd fired one shot from a revolver.
when four men who said they were de
tectivee demanded that the party aub-
mit to a search.
Strelow resisted, and one of the four
men hot him dead. Harry Hind, six
years of aire, probably waa fatally in
lured by another boy who playfully
pointed an old revolver at him. The
weapon waa discharged and the ooy leu
with a wound in his breast.
Charlea Bennett, 20 years old, wa
struck In the right kneo by a bullet
fired by Fatroleman Levi, who wa try
ing to disperse a crowd which had ob
jected to the arrest of a boy for plac
ing torpedoes on the car track. After
the ahooting a crowd of 200 persons
attempted to assault the policeman who
waa forced to return to the atatlon.
William J. O'Brien wa struck in the
left foot by a stray bullet. Burt But
ler, 15 year old, was severely Injured
by a cannon cracker which exploded in
Hff f U1IL
PRESIDENT TO ATTEND
With Large Body of Cabi
net Members on Way
Travel on Special Which Left Philadel
nhia Last Night Party Includes Root,
Cortelyou, Shaw, Bonaparte, Wilson,
Hitchcock, Metcalfe and others.
Philadelphia, July 4. President Bocs
velt and nearly al the present and for
mer members of his cabinet are en route
for Cleveland tonight in a special train
to attend the funeral of Secretary ofj
State John Hay. The party constitu
te the largest representation of the
excutive brancho f tho United State
government ever assembled in one train,
It includes, besides the president, all
of the present cabinet except Secretary
of WAhud three former member
of President Roosevelt's cabinet, Elihu
Root, former secretary of war; Paul
Morton, former secretary of the navy,
Dostmaster iteneraL Mr. Root at the
request of President Roosevelt, will rep
sent the state department at the tun
ers!. The president left Oyster bay on his
sorrowful minssion at 3:25 P. M., oa a
sorrowful mission at 3:25 P. M. on a
City was made in 50 minutes, the presi
dent having as his guest Baron von
Sternburg, the German ambassador, who
visited the president at Sagamore Hill
President Roosevelt arrived at Jer
sey City at 5:15 o'clock and at once en
tered the special train awaiting him.
He was joined at the station by Mr.
Moody and in a little while by Messrs.
Root and Morton. The special train
left at 5:45 P. M. Philadelphia was
DARING JAIL DELIVERY
AT M'NEIL'S ISLAND
Tacoma. July 4. One of the most dar
ins jail break ever recorded in the
Northwest took place about midnight
last night at the Federal prison at Mc
Neils island and eight desperate crimi
nals, serving terms of from one year to
twenty years are now at Urge.
Those who escaped are: Edward
Stickney. of Tacom , sentenced to three
years for counterfeiting; C. D. Castle,
Tacoma, two years for altering a money
order; James Leslie, Alaska, one year
for larceny; J. H. Malone, Alaska, six
year for criminal assault; Matt Moor,
(Japanese) Alaska, five years for sub
bing; K. Takeouchl (Japanese), Alaska,
20 year for man slaughter; and George
Wade, Alaska, five years for larceny.
Wade I the ringleader of the gang and
the convict centered their plans of es
cape about his cell.
The partition between the cells is of
brick. Wade in cell 18 and M'Carty cut
through the partitions from ceil 17 into
Malone cut through 20 into cell 19
and then together with Stickney, in
cell 19, he cut through into cell 18. The
four convict in the second tier of cells
then cut their way through into the
third tier, where Convict Leslie was in
cell 31. The two Japanese were im
prisoned in cell 33 and cut their way in
to cell 32. Castle was imprisoned in
cell 31 and cut his way through into
PRICE FIVE CENTS
reached at 7:45 P. M, the president be
ing joined here by Messrs. Shaw, Bona-
parte, Wilson Hitchcock, Metcalf, Cor
telyou, Smith and Dr. Rixey., The train
remained here until 8:02 P. W. The
special ia scheduled to arrire at Cleve
land at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning.
TO OPES 15 BALTIMORE
Fully somo Delegates Expected. Seat
tle After Ksxt Session.
Baltimore, July 4. All railway train
and coast steamers arriving here today
brought man delegates to the Twenty
second Annual International Christina
Endeavor Convention, to be formally
opened in thi city tomornir.
It i expected that 20,000 vutitor
will be here. Already there is a lively
contest for the next convention, the con
testants being Los Angeles, Seattle, Mia
neapolis, Kansas City and Indianapolis.
The contest will not be decided until
SELBY AND TACOMA SMELTING
STOCK REACHES HIGH FIGURE
Petition for Permission to Sell EsUtt
Results ia Developments.
San Francisco, July 4. The vajn
of stock of the Selby Smelting and
Lead company and of the Tacoma Smelt
ing company has reached high figures,
according to a petition filed in the Su
perior Court for leave to sell the share
belonging to William Alvord' estate.
It is stated that an eastern syndicate
has offered the executor $704.10 , per
share for the Selby stock and $1,019-30
for the Tacoma Smelting stock and the
court is requested to authorize the ac
ceptance of this offer.
The stock of neither of these com
panies is dealt in by the public, it ia
said, aad there are no prices on change
to fix the values.
Takahira Talk of Loaa.
Berlin, July 4. The Taggeblatt print
a dispatch from London giving the sab
stsnce of an interview with the corre
spondent of that paper had with the
Japanese financial agent, M. Takahashi
on the subject of the new Japanese
loan of $150,000,000. Takahashi Muf
it probably will be issued at the end of
this or the beginning of next week at
four percent. Their price will be 88 or
Frederick Macondray Deal.
San Francisco, July 4. News has
been received here of the death of
Frederick Macondray in Manila. Mr.
Macondray waa connected with tha
shipping and commission firm of . Mac
ondray & Co., and had extensive inter
ests in this city. He was 37 years old.
I cell 32, where all the escaped convicts'
I assembled and broke through the roof.
The roof is of sheet steel, one fourth.
of an inch thick. One of the sheets of
steel was bent downward and the other
pushed up and through the opening th
convict left the prison.
Once on the roof the convicts scaled'
the walls with ropes made from blan
kets in the cells. fEverything would
indicate that the men immediately up
on getting on the outside, made their
way to the wharf and boarded the gov
ernment launch Irma.
This they attempted to man but
failed to handle it with the result that,
the dynamo broke and left them strand
ed. Not discouraged by failure, ta
convicts worked the launch near th
hore, disembarked and boardofd two
row boats tied to the ebore. It is pre
sumed that they then rowed out until
velt and nearly all the present and for
and started out in quest of clothing.
George Wade, the supposed lede
of the gang, has given the federal offi
cers a great deal of trouble during the
last 14 years and has made four escapes
Marshal Hopkins and a large party
ia ready to start out aa soon aa the
convict are seen. The prison was in-'
that immediately thereafter the con
victs began digging through the brick
partitions, using spoons concealed ia