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VOLUME LX NO. 231
ASTORIA. OREGON THURSDAY JANUARY 11 1906
PRICE FIVE CENTS
UHIt-MI PULL AttO
f LEAP FROU THE
Fire to Minneapolis Hotel
FIREMAN SAYES LIFE
We Saved an Aed Woman at the
Cot of His Own
ACT tS SEEN BY HUNDREDS
Flrtaun, White Desceadltg From IW
Sovealh Fam Carryiag Wnua Loan
Baltaca Tkrvw Woaua ( Project
ing td; Then Falla t HU Dm Ik.
MINXF-ATOLIS. Jin. 10.Elght per
Mi tr dead from suffocation or I.
lag from window tod a score art mort
wUm lajured (ma Ira ia tke West
Hotel todsy. Tk flr wbkb Is sup
posed waa auJ by crossed wire, ws
Itself inlguifW-snt, hrln( confined to tl
elevator shsfl and tb coraer of lb
top floor of lb building, but a wild
scene followed tho flr alarm. Fright
ned people ttresmed into to hills aad
out Uioa tb window ia a franllr effort
to ssv themselves. Tho financial kw
will Dot esceed 1.10.01)0. Captain John
llerwin, of lb flr department lot hi
lif la saving Mr. K, IX llarlow. of
1m Ang.-lr. Ascending to tb seventh
flirnr OA a seslliig ladder, he stumbled
i tho unconsclout form of Mr. llar
low. Th ged womaa bad groped her
war (a lb stirs, a onl to succumb to
th amok. Strapping bur limp body
tu hi back Berwin pushed out onto th
window ledge to carry hta burden down
th ladder. Between III seventh and
sixth floor th step broke, landing
over to balance th body of tha wnmaa
' the firemaa leaned forward at th rlk
' iif hi lif and gathering himself for a
uprena effort hurled th womaa to
ward tk projecting ledge of th floor
below, Mr. Barlow retired la th air
and frapd tb protect ioa and held on.
Ia making tb throw Berwin loat hi
baUae and wai dsshed to death on th
psvrramt. Tk womaa waa rescued by
rORTY INDIANS FIGHT
OVER HORSE TRADE
(i)linElJ. Jaa. 10.-Forty
4 intoxicated Indiana belonging to
the Piut ami Mirwhon trihe 4
4 engaged in a flght on the out- 4
ekirt of Ooldfleld laat night
4 lining axr, clulw and ror. 4
4 Four of tb b-adera ar now in
4 jail badly lr')i tip. The 4
4 fight waa atopped by th arrival 4
4 of white. It reaulted from a 4
4 hor trade.
OMAHA, Jaa. 10. Tha Aemrloaa Ir
rigate Federatloa la tba nam of th
orgajiUatioa formed by reprntativa
of tk Irrigation Mate who met In
Omaha today. Among, th object ar
to harnwniM tha conflicting Intereata,
promote beneficial lejjUlat loii aid la
- tha eettleraent or rwiaimea areaa, o
criticb any official or othr for act
. . . I- It. ...11....-
' Of injaaiica ana vo am in iu
British PWpl la Mldtt f Waruutt
Political right la Year.
LONDON', Jan. 10,-Th raaipalgn la
dally growing la intensity. I'ramler
Camplwll llannevmsa wa at fchrews
bury aad wa bowled dowa tonight by
tb (Vmherlalnlat minority and com
pelled to ahortea hla tpeeeb. Disor
derly meeting of thl kind ara not un
common. Joba Dura, president of th
kiral government board mad a eueceae-
ful tilt againat Joeph Chambarlaia
compelling him publicly to retract a
.latement that a million abl bodied
mea wer tupported ia work bou la
great llritaln. '
SALT LAKE, Jan. II. A Tribun
pocial froa Ogtka tkl moralng aayt
It 1 rrporUd that tk Boutharn Pa
cific' faat mall train wa wrrkd at
Moatetlo Hill IW mil w.t of Ogdaa.
Hallway officiala deny th atory of a
wreck. Tba rumor wat not milled at
I i3fl tbit morning.
TO ABRUT MORALES.
8 AN TO DOMINGO, Jaa. 10-Th
uprm court today tranamitted to tbe
minialer of th Interior aa order for
lit arreat of Prident Morale and hia
follower. Th autboritle do not know
lb whereabout of Mural. Kw ia
received that th Interior ia favorable
t th government Quiet prevail In
German Paper Publishes Govern
ment Views on Morocco.
WAR DECLARED IMPOSSIBLE
Ea if tk Propoeed Coafraca B
twa Pawwra Should Break ap War
WaaM Wot NKMaaYUy FUw,
Though Rtlatiou Would B Strata!
V1F.NXA. Jaa. I0.-Tb Neu Freie
IVeaa, In what I obviously an oltle-
ial inspired communication from th
(ermaa mbaay, indicate th policy
which tiermany will adopt ia tha Mo-
rrran ennferenc at Algerka. It de
clare hat war I ImpoMihl cvea if the
mnferenc ahould break up abruptly,
but eaya in that event th rlatioa
between Franca and Ormany will be
trained. Cermany, It la pointed out,
will aland unconditionally upon the
baia of tba Madrid convention of IHXO
and will not Intervene even ahould
Franc ttack Morocco. If at th con'
fcrenc th French delegate demand
nra than they could ohtaln on the
twain of the Madrid convention and by
th voluntary conocn.lnnt of the lg-
nalorv powcra, the determination of
th everl apherea of Inducnoe may
hive to b pmtponed and if, the com-
iininl.atlon aayt, it ia got inconceiv
able that the mnferenc will adopt auch
a eourae. If th conference ahould be
without reault, it I added, Ormany
will continue to negnljate direct with
the Sultan of Morocco to eoeur righta.
nient of freight rate. Th flrat annual
meeting will be held la Boia, on a date
to be named later by th executive com
mit tee. Governor Prince, of New
Mexico, wat elected pretldent, and IX
II. Anderaoa, of Chicago, tecretary. In
cluded In tba executive aommitte la
Zera Snow, of Portland. Tha vkl
president Include Thoma W. Richard
ardaon, of Portland, and Judge Happy,
Answers Artlcicon Panama
WRIITEN BY BIGEL0W
Bielow Cbared "Graft" and
Political Influence Governed
CHARGES FALSE SAYS TAFT
Secrttary Iatimata Tkat tha Author
of th Articla ia tk "ladapaadcat"
Waa Sora at tk Covaramaat aad
Wanted t Ct Im.
WASHINGTON', Jaa. 10.-Scretary
Taft today mad eompreheneiv and
elaboraU eniwert ia aa articla ia th
IBdependellt,, purporting to b written
by Poultnry Itigekiw containing rhargra
againat tha lathmkia eanal eon tniaaiuu.
Regarding the drainage problem at
Colon tha eeeretary aayt it la on of
extreme difficulty and tha uncertainty
of plan haa rendered tb dcetructioa
of uaaanltary building Impracticable.
In th meantime th commiaalon haa
devoted ita attention to Panama where
th death rata it nearly thirty per
cent greater thaa at Colea. But few
employe llv at Colon h aaya, not
mora thaa two or three hundred. Two
temporary rearrvolre with a "pply
capacity of 80,000,000 galloaa tnpply
th water, and a 700.000,000 gallon re
ervoir will be completed In April The
tecretary aaya tea cent In gold per
hour la paid the laborer. II denie
prejudic againat th negro laborer,
though th mnaentua oftvery obearver
U that thi labor ia inefficient.
Th secretary denie categorically
that appointment! to potltlont M tk
lathmna ara through political influence.
Tha accuaatioa that tba dredge ia th
Culebra cut ar not working twenty
per eent of their capacity, ha aaya. It
diaproven by tba fact that no dredge
are there, th instrument being tteam
- Tba eh rire that he refuted guidance
to Tracy Kldnon visiting rurlriua of
Colon, and regarding the iwrt ion that
h refuaed an interview to John Lundie,
with tha chief engineer of the refriger
ating plant, he declarct that the cor
respondence ahoat I.undl did not aak
for an interview. Th tecretary ttatet
the writer of the article arrived in
runama November 30th and left on
December lt and it i not unfair to
any hit opxirtuiiltie for observation
Corroborative document tay the
'cretary. will disprove th charge that
black women rt brought from Mir
tjniue for Immoral purponca. Taft ex-
pin ina iRotdnaon't and I.undie't antagon-
iain to tha government and aaya tueh
informant tharply araign tha good
faith of th writer of tb article.
la th Interior of Russia They Set up
MITAU. Courtand. Jaa. 10 Fugitives
who have arrived her from th interior
recount remarkable ttorle of th civil
dmlniatratioa set up by the revolu
tionist la the town and village.
They hav elected committee on
which one womaa always set-v, to
administer everything, Including th
court. Th whipping post for theft
has been revived, and certain class of
robbery ara punishable with death.
The spirit shops are closed aad preach
ing the doctrine of the damnation of
souls ia forbidden. Only civil marriage
ar kgL ,
A ITER XAirr TEARS
EUfr f Ohia Rataras to Caagraaa
After ao Tear Retirement.
WAHHIXOT0N, Jaa. 10-A vlgoroaa
peerk ia behalf of th Philippine
tariff bill by Daliell opened proceed'
ing ia th Iloua today. Thit waa fol
lowed by aeveral other tgalnat the
meaaure, tb moat notable of which
wa a two-hour addreae by tb veteran
ttateaman, Kiefer, of Ohio, aad aa i
speaker who returat to th House after
twenty yesre of retirement. Kiefer
beapoke th "stand pat" doctrine, aad
opposed tba bill because of its cooocs
tioa to Democratic priaciples.
Pad&c Railway Ctmpaay New Ckicaga,
MUwaukM aad St. Paal
TA(XMA. Jan. 10,-By amended ar
tkle of incorporation tiled today tba
Pacific Railway Company changed ita
name to th Chicago, Milwaukee aad
St. Paul Railway Company of Waak
Ington. The purpose of th new com-
pny is to build a railway from Kesttle
and Taooma toutheatterly to th east
era boundary of Washington.
VICTIM 0P THUGS.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. lO.-Evidently
the victim of thugs whoe purpose wa
robbery, aa unidentified man waa found
unconscious acroa the Salt Lake rail
road tracks today. Tbe polio have ao
Senate Carefully Avoids Discuss
ing Morocco Question.
EIGHTY BILLS ARE PASSED
Senate Diapoeee af Largs Amount of
Busio Oaly Few Measure Left
aa Calendar Seaata Look late
Salariea Paid Caaal Offikala.
WASHINGTON, Jan. W.-Tbe Sen
at made plain today that it had all it
wants to beer for J be present on the
Morocco question. Two opportunities
to resume tha eonskteratioa of tbe sub
ject were avoided apparently by con
sent of all tha members, and the Sen
ate adjourned at aa early hour rather
thaa take it up. About eighty bills
passed today leaving on tbe calendar
six or seven measure, A large ma
jority of tha bill wer private pension
and a number wer bridge bill. - For
th rest of the session th Senate gave
attention to the question of the sab
arte paid th canal officials and to the
pur food end merchant marine bill,
Murdered Her Husband and Get 14
Year in tha Pen.
CHICAGO. Jan. 10.-A Jury in Judge
Smith court yesterday found Mrs,
Virginia B. Troupe, guilty of murder
ing her htiHhand. Th penalty wa fixed
at fourteen years in tbe penitentiary.
The verdict waa received after hours
of dcliberatioa. Mr. Trmin was ac
cused of murdering her husband, Wil
liam C. Troup, tha aight of August V,
1002, in their hone. The shooting U
supposed to have takea pis re during a
quarrel after both had been spending
tha evening ia a saloon.
Miner Ambush a Party 'of Soldier aad
a4 Kill TV.
BERLIN, Jan. 10. A dispatch to the
Lokal Anaelger from Kattowita ayt a
sanguinary collision between the mili
tary aad the miners of tha Kiemca
mine occurred near Soenovice, Poland,
serosa th frontier. The miners enticed
a number of Cossack into ambush and
attacked them. Three wer killed. One
miner was killed. The miner hav
seised th Batura Mitt tnd elected
their own director.
Noted Educator Succumbs
to tbe Disease.
HE MADE BRAVE FIGHT
Dr. Harper Underwent Several
Operations In Vain Effort
to Check Malady.
WUliaaa Rainey Hrpr Had Bean th
President af Chicago University Since
ita Inception Was One of th Most
Noted Hebrew Scholar of His Age.
CHICAGO. Jaa. 10,-Dr. William
Rainey Harper, president of Chicago
L'niver-ity aince its Inception, and one
of the foremost educator and one of
the' most learned Hebrew lobular of
Ki time, died today of asaoer of the
It wa discovered three year ago
whee Dr. Harper underwent an opera
tkm for appendicitis, that graver
trouble might arUe, but they were
too indefinite, and not until February
22. 1003, waa it decided to operate and
find the nature and cause of tha severe
pain from which th doctor suffered.
Dr. JIcBuruey. the celebrated Intes
tinal surgeon, assisted by Dra. Billing
tnd Bevaa perforated an exploratory
operttion, and discovered tbe patient
ws suffering from cancer at tha head
of the Urge intestine which had pro
gressed so far that it would have cost
the patient' lif to rmov it It wa
therefore decided that nothing should
be done by them and the only hope lay
in remedial measure. Dr. Harper left
the hospital knowing he waa a doomed
man Ko braver fight wa ever made
by any man thaa by Dr. Harper.
II took up th dutie at the univer
sity" a though nothing had happened
and at all Uioea wai apparently confi
dent and cheerful Dr. Harper never
deluded himself with falsa hope, though
be faithfully attempted whatever wa
offered in hope of recovery. At time
his condition would improve and then
a relapse would occur leaving him
weaker than ever. Despite all done for
him, he lost steadily ia all thing ex
cept murage. Several timea small op
erations were necessary to afford tem
porary relief. During the past fort
night hi strength failed and it waa
evident to the medical attendant that
the end wa not far off. The funeral
senices will be la Handel Hall at the
university on Sunday. Onl Saturday
the body will lie in state at Haskell
Hall under a guard of honor composed
of university student. The body will
be buried in Oak wood cemetery.
ORCHARD'S HEARING IS
BOISE,' Jan. 10. The preliminary
hearing of Orchard ia fixed for Satur
The defense In the case of Harry
Orchard haa asked for a postponement
of th preliminary hearing for a week.
Th request wa not acceded to but th
attorney for th prosecution art hold
ing a con fcrenc tonight, for th pur
pose of determining whea to proceed.
ChemUts have not completed the antly-
si of th powder and other material
P0R FINE ART SCHOOL.
NEW YORK. Jan. 10,-In tbe plan
of Xir kolas Murray Butler, prrsidest
of the Uaiversity of Columbia, to es
tablish a school of fine arts on Morn
ing Side Height by th transfer af
tba schools of tha National Academy af
design to th university, It will b
neeeary for the academy to rait
."jOO.OOO within a year to erect a school
building on South Field.
It was lesnted that th wealthy
friend of both institutions had prom
ised to contribute, dollar for dollar, a ay
amount which might be raised .by tho
academy np to ISM.OOO,
miS THE LANDLADY.
CREAT FALLS. Mont, Jan. 10.-
Elias M. Enge. a stranger ia tha dty,
who claims to bar recently been Tyler
of a Masonie lodge ia Maaila, Philip
pine Islands, tonight made an unpro
voked assault upon Mrs. Lemon, land
lady of a lodging house, squirting car-
bolie acid from a syringe into her face.
He 'id not attempt to escape and waa
at once arrested. Tba officer believe
ho ia insane. Ha baa been her for
about a week.
MARSHAL FIELD ILL.
NEW YORK. Jan 10. While Do of
ficial statement coulj ba obtained
from phjrtlclana it la rumored there b
a cbangw In the condition of Marshall
Field who ia ill at the Hollaed House.
Organized Attempt to Bum Can
on City Colorado.
CITIZENS GUARD PROPERTY
During th Past Twa Weka Fifteen
Attsmpta Hav Been Mad at lacea
diariam Three TJnknawi Mea Try
t Barn Zinc Saeltcf.
CANON CITY, Cow, Jan. JO-An at
tempt tonight to fir th big sine and
smelting factory make tha fifteenth
attempt at Incendiarism in Caaon City
during the past two week. Th dtl
aen ar convinced that aa organized
gang It trying to burn th town.
Three mea were seen to rua from smel
ter. The guard fired bat they escaped.
The towa ia up la arma. Patrola of
citiaens and hired guards ara on duty
nightly. Electric lights are strung
through alley and outlying district to
aid ia guarding tb property.
MEXICAN STABS MAN
WITH A PITCHFORK
LOS ANGELES, Jsa. 10.
During a quarrel over th pos-
session of a tia pail todsy Vito
Drvardo, a Mexican, attacked
Walter C. Ivers, a fruit raiser,
with a pitchfork and after atab-
bing the bitter In the breast,
secured a revolver and shot
Ivers through tha back, prob-
ably wounding him fatally.
found In, Orchard'a room after his ar
rest aad It b thought tha hearing will
ba postponed a abort tim on that ac
count, James McFtrland arrived thia
evening from Denver. Ha k la confer
cue with th Governor thit evening.
Tha understanding is that a famous)
detective was asked to com here aad
giv advice on th tltoatioa aad to as
sist in arrangementa for entering a
force of men at work a the alleged
conspiracy may ba rua down ia all It