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ASTORIA, OREGON SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 1906
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TRY TO KILL
Troops Fire on Command,
cr During Maneuvers.
Grind Duke Beats Hasty Retreat
and Orders Immediate
PLOT OF REVOLUTIONISTS
Source of Where Ball Cartridge Were
Supplied Has Mot Bm Located
At Yet-Soldiert Are
ST. rETBRSIJL'IW. August 11.-DI
patches received during the pat woe!
have shown a widespread of agrarian dla
ordura. which hav attended Into several
more province of Central Russia and art
specially fftare in Tullava. The police
alo report a portentlous Increa In the
activity of the terrorist, which It 1
thought will hardly fall "to remove some
high perongc". Attempt made upon
the Grand Duke Nicholas and Central
Kaulber fortunately were frustrated,
but tills due more to the remlne
of the conspirator than to the activity
of the police. A Barbara Print had ac
tunllv succeeded in obtaining the au
dlfiice of Kaulhers and was on hi way
to hi palace when she accident!- drop
ped the bomb, with which to naslnate
DUKE IS MISSED.
Bullet Whlatle by Hla Head Iavestlg.
Uon la Started.
ST. FETKRSIJURQ. August 11 A rep
rtsenlativ of the Aoelated Pre vilt
cd the cuard eamn at Krasnoye Mo to
day and ascertained that though cvernl
arrest had been made in connection
with the hot fired at Grand Duke
Nicholas Nieholnlevitch yeaterday during
the maneuver, today they had not been
brought home to any particular culprit.
It was only after a long Inveitigatlon,
thut it waa determined ball cartridge
were fired by the First Hottalllon of
Sharpshooter, one of the elite corpa of
the Russian army.
Suspicion wan directed toward the one
year volunteer recruit, who In consid
eration of their educational qualification
and aoclal position, escaped with only
one year instead of four year ervico.
Many of thoe arc ex-students and
among the principal aprendcr of the
revolutionary propaganda among the
troop. The officers of the regiment in
volved, are extremely reticent concerning
tho affair, but from a member of the
grand ducal escort the Associated Pre
learned that tho incident occurred during
a movement of the Ismnilovsky guard
and a guard of sharpshooters against a
position held by the Seminovsky regi
ment. Grand Duke Nicholas was sitting
on a charger observing the maneuver
from tho top of the entrenchment. Sud
denly when tho first Echelon of the at
tacking force, consisting of sharpshooter
wa from 450 to 600 yards distant a bul
let sang high overhead, followed by an
other nnd still another. The cry was
raided, "they ore firing ball" and the
group was thrown into great confusion.
After frantic- signalling "Cease firing"
was sounded, but the shot continued for
ome time. Grand Duke Nicholas re
marked when he joined his suite, "It
would he more realistic If the troop al
ways fired ball during their maneuvers,
but this Is unpardonable negligence."
How the conspirators obtained ball
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cartridge ha not been an-ertiilned, a
tli ammunition alway called In after
Ilia men 1 1! turn from patrol duty. It U
conjfctiiroj the cartridge were oeeured
after the dissolution of parliament, when
supplies were ud In anticipation of
trouble nil tin trooi succeeded In
holding them out after a collape of the
COE BARNARD GUILTY.
Jury Find Land Fraud Perjurer Guilty,
But Recommends Mercy.
PORTLAND. Augnt ll.-After being
out about 30 minute tonight the Jury
in th ea of Co D. Barnard, charged
by the government with having perjured
himself by making affidavit that Charlet
A. Watson, previously convicted of de
fretidlng the government out of home
ted, had conformed to all tho require
ment of he law, returned a verdict In
the Federal District Court, of guilty, but
recommended the defendant to the clem
eney of the court
KILLED BY TRAIN.
CHICAGO. August 11.-C. W. Ship-
pey, 47 year old. a well known real e
tat dealer, waa killed by a Per Mar
quette train In Englewood at 8 o'clock
lt night. Mr. Phlppey was about to
board a train to go to the Re Terrace,
Mich- where his wife and children are
pending the summer. It l thought Mr.
Shlppey wa standing too do to the
edge of the platform when the train
nulled In and waa stmck by the cylinder
of the engine, or that a fishing pole In
hi hand caught under the ear. In hi
pocked wa a newspaper clipping con
taining an account of the death of Web
tr Bartheller, of 8n Franclwo, who
had left Mr. Wilppey H0O.0OO.
Possession of the British
ONE MISSIONARY IS KILLED
Two Remaining Foreigners Manage to
Eacap Oriental Vengeance Four
Pirate Are Later Captured by
VICTORIA. August 11. Detail of the
attack on the British steamer Sainam by
Chinese pirates on the west river and
the murder1 of Dr. MacDonald, a mi
lonary and some of the crew were re
ceived by the tcamer Monteagle today.
Only three foreigner were on board.
Captain .Toly n, the chief engineer, and
Or". MacDonald. The three white men
were chatting on the promenade deck,
when the 70 paenger dropped their
dlngulse and started to shoot the crew.
.lolyn wa shot In the breast a he ran
forward to aid the sailor. Dr. Mac
Donald, who also ran to offer aid, drag
ged the captain to the cabin, where tho
threo men barricaded themselves. Two
windows remained open and the pirates
shot through these at tho men, who had
taken refuge undeY a table killing Mac
Donald. doslyn feigned dead, and the en
gineer hid under the boiler. After rob
bing Joalin nnd hunting for an hour for
the engineer, the pirutcs anchored the
vessel and turned their attention to the
passenger, robbing them of everything
they possessed, and left after anchoring
the steamer. They left in five native
boats. On arriving at Samshui the piracy
wa reported to H. M. S. Moorhen, which
started in pursuit nnd captured four of
DROWNS IN POOL.
NANAIMO, B. C. August 11. That
Hector McKemde was kicked Into in
sensibility by a vicious horse which be
lind on bis farm, fell into a pool of water
and was drowned before regaining, con
sciousness is the belief of friends of the
dead man. The body was discovered with
the head under water In a small spring,
lie was 70 years of age and lived alone
on his ranch.
Conclusion of Jury in Not
ed lownshend Case.
TRIAL IS SENSATIONAL
Celebrated English Case Comes
to an End Marquis Can
Stay at Large.
MARCHIONESS WAS PRETTY
Trial Compared by Judgt to Comic
Opera Marquis Wanted to Marry
Wealthy Heiress Waa Fooled
LONDON. Augutt 11. What in legal
history will be conidered a celebrated
case, wa cont inued today when the jury
la th historic old UU of Lincoln's Inn.
inquiring Into the mental condition of
Marquia ToWnhend, returned the eur
ious verdict, that hi lord-hip is capable
of taking car of hlmelf, being neither
dangerou to bimelf or others, but of
unound mind so far as the management
of his affairs 1 concerned.
The cae developed considerable sen
sational as well a unpleasant testimony
and wa marked today by the jury' in
sisting against the wish of the judge
in hearing Townshend's testimony In
secret, even refusing the - Marchione
permiskion to be present. Then before
the lawyer addre had been concluded,
the jury announced that they had made
up their minds, and after the judge'
charges, were out but ten minute.
It wa alleged that the Marquis wa
unduly Influenced by one, Robbins, whom
he had known for 14 years, and the
Marchioness testified Robbins' Influence
had led to the separation of herself and
husband soon after marriage. It devel
oped also that the Marquis, finding hi
eitote heavily encumbered wa persuad
ed to seek a wealthy alliance, and had
nearly concluded an engagement to a
rich heiress, when he became affianced to
Miss Sutherst, whose father, a barrister,
wa undischarged bankrupt, but whom
the Marquis thought wealthy. Judge
Ilucknill severely condemned what he
termed the deception of the SutherBts.
The case was notahle for flashes of wit
and Incident in which the Marchioness,
who is a very pretty woman, was promi
nent. In fact the judge said if it was
not so serious, a matter it might be
compared to a comic opera, recalling the
fact that the Marquis was once detained
by an order of the lunacy commissioner
on the grounds that when be wanted to
remain away from his wife, as she tes
tified, she locked him in a room, nnd now
when nil he wanted to do was to stay
at home with his wife, it was alleged he
was a lunatic.
GROCERS TURNED DOWN.
CHICAGO, August 11. Spoiled food
became an issue yesterday between the
wholesale grocers of Chicago nnd the city
health department. The grocer asked
the health olllcinls to allow them to "pro
cess" 42,000 cans of food products that
had been condemned by the municipal
ity's inspectors. "Processing,"- in brief,
is to so treat the foods tluit'they can be
marketed. The health department offic
ials answered with a vigorous "no."
Twelve thousand cans of food have
been tagged nnd sealed in crates at one
stoi as unfit for food, and Inspector
Murray said yesterday that about 30,000
cans were In wholesale grocery store
rooms of the city awaiting "process"
treatment before being sold a whole
DECOLETTE MOT ALLOWED.
Admiral Goodrich Complains That Petty
Official Waa Snubbed at Tacoma.
TACOMA, Aiiirust II. Admiral Good
rich, of the Pacific squadron, ha ad-
dres-ed li-tter to Mayor Wright, of this
city, complaining that during the atsy
of the fleet in Tacoma harbor a petty
officer of the Navy wa refused adrnl-
ion to a dance In the Old Elk' Hall.
Admiral Goodrich write:
"For the sole reaon that he wore
the uniform of the American Navy,"
adding i "I trust the celebration of In
dependence on the part of Tacoma em
bodied sentiments of patriotism and ap
preciation for thoe who have undertak
en to fight the country' battle, but in
view of thl piece of unwarranted snob
bish nc I am forced to entertain lively
suspicion. Unles Tacoma deire to
serve notice on the Navy that vlit her
are unwelcome, it behooves you. Mr.
Mayor to bring the offenders in this case
to sure public account."
The dance wa at F. P. Sloane's danc
ing academy, and I known as a public
hall, where admission I charged. Sloane
sav that he objected to the sailor be
cause his shirt wa open a great deal at
the neck, exposing the sailor chet. He
claims the right to say who shall attend
TURK DID IT.
BATUOM. August 11. An invetiga
tion of the murdep of William H. Ste
wart, the American vice-consul here, who
wa shot at hi country reidmee on May
20 has proved that it was not due to
politics, but wa committed by a Turk
for private reawns.
POLICE ON TRAIL
Trying to Find Murderer of Young
Woman fn California.
HAVE SEVERAL GOOD CLUES
Identity of. Woman Found Murdered
in Temescal Canyon, Near Santa
Monica is Not Yet Fully
SANTA MONICA. August 11. Acting
on the theory that the young woman
found murdered in Temescal Canyon was
brought down the beach, the officials are
carrying their investigations into the
vicinity of Calabasas, a few miles above
They believe the mdnight reveals that
have taken place there, may afford a
clew to the solution of the puzzle. The
identity of the woman with Possey Hor
ton, when he found the body, Is being
traced. Horton's record of the trip down
the beach and hi return borne, is being
tabulated. A more minute examination
of the remains and of the garments has
disclosed the fact that another bullet
besides the one that entered her head,
penetrated her body.
She had been shot through the chest, a
powder burned hole in her corset cover
showing where the ball bad entered.
FOURTEEN MEN KILLED.
KATTOWITZ, August 11. -Fourteen
men in a coal mine at Renard near
Sielce were killed today by the breaking
of a rope, while their car was descend
ing into the pit.
FAVOR SALT WATER SYSTEM.
SAN FRANCISCO. August ll.-The
Fire Commission yesterday approved a
recommendation of Chief Shaughnessy,
favoring the establishment at the earl
iest possible date of an auxiliary salt
water system, so planned as to protect
the business portion of the city. The
chief urged that cisterns holding at least
100.000 gallons be established on the
various hills throughout the city. Two
high-power fireboats were also recom
mended for use on the water front.
Portland Secures Second
in Senior Fours.
N0N PAREILS VICTORS
Race From Start Heart Breaking
Struggle Between Portland
and Non Pareils.
RAVENSW00D TAKES THIRD
Westerners Finish Two Lengths Ahead
of Long Island City Four Winni
peg and Metropolitans, Fourth
and Fifth, Respectively.
WORCESTER. Mass., August 11.
Charles S. Titus of the Non Pareil Boat
Club of New York gained his title as
champion single sculler at the 94th an
nual regatta of the National Association
of Amateur Oarsmen on Lake Quins iga-
mond. Of the nine championship, con
tests today, four were won by two
leneths. two bv six and two other by
20 length, while the ninth, the senior
eight-oared race, resulted in a foul which
caused the referee to decide it must be
The most interesting contest of the
dar was the international four-oared
contest, in which five crews started in
cluding the famous Portland rowing
club of Portland. Oregon. It w'as a
straightaway course down the lake, one
and a half miles and from the start it
was a fight between the Non Pareils of
New York and the Pacific Coasters. The
two crews were nearly on even terms at
the half way buoy, but coming down the
home stretch the Non Pareil quartet
drew ahead and won by two lengths.
The Portland crew sprint Id continual
ly for the last hundred yards, but had to
be content with second place, two
lengths ahead of the Ravenswood crew
of Long Island City, and four lengths
ahead of the Winnipeg men and seven
lengths ahead of the Metropolitans. The
time was 9 minutes and 8 seconds.
REPAIR SPRECKELS MANSION.
SAN FRANCISCO, August 11. The
Claus Spreckels mansion on Van Ness
Avenue ia to be restored at an exendi
ture of $800,000. According to the terms
of the contract it will be ready for oc
cupancy within a year. Before the fire
the Sureckels mansion was one of the
most prtentious homes in America. The
marble in the hall alone cost over 11XJ,
000. The rest of the house was fur
nished in corresponding style. In less
than an hour the famous art treasury,
paintings, tapestries and carvings were
reduced to heaps of ashes and charred
stones. The house was completely gut
ted bv the fire.
HEADED FOR MEXICO.
FORT WORTH, Texas, August 11.
Paul Stensland, the banker of Chicago,
was in this city, according to Henry Ad
ams, a former Chicago commission
broker and is said to be on his way to
Mexico. Adams said he traveled all the
way from New Orleans to this city with
the absconding banker without knowing
his bank had failed. Not until he read
the account in a local paper did Adams
know that Stensland was fleeing. Stens
land told Adams he was going to Mexico
on a trip in the mountains for his health.
Whe asked how his bank was progress-
in, he declared it to be in a most pros
perous condition. The police depart
ments of all border towns were notified.
ADULTERANTS ARE USED.
Canneries of Fruits and Vegetables on
Coast Use Poisonous Ingredient.
LONDON, Augut 11. An attack on
the fruit and vegetable canneries of the
Pacific Coast is made in a letter dated
Los Angeles and signed Rudolph E.
Scbwerin, which Is published in the
Saturday Review of thi week. Th
writer declares that the good from th
canneries referred to are not quite all
they are represented to be.
"Copper, arsenic and sulphuric acid."
he says, "are some of the ingredient
that enter into the preparation of the
goods, and what is quite as objectionabl
is the practice of soaking the labels off
old canned stock, often many year old,
and isuing the same under new covers
as the season's latest pack."
Mr. Scherwin say that th United
States Inspectors' guarantees are worth
less, and that foreign nations should re
quire that all imports of these Pacifta
Coast good be vouched for by their own
inspectors. The Saturday Review doe
not say who Mr. Schwerin is. i
FIRES NOW UNDER CONTROL.
CENTRALIA, Wash., August II.
Numerous small forest fires have been
raging around Centralis for the past
week, but very few of them have don
any great damage. Most of the fires are)
under control. Last week a severe fir
was burning In the Boyer Lumber Com
pany's timber near Grand Mound, and
some good timber wa destroyed, VV ed-
neday and Thursday fire were burning
ing in the vicinity of Walville. and at
on time all the mill men were called
out to fight flames.
Advertising Bureau Established in
New YorK City.
LABORERS ARE IN DEMAND
Dearth of Labor in the Golden Stat
Bids Fair to Become Serious
Problem Unless Speedily
NEW YORK, August ll.-Colvin B.
Brown of San Francisco has come to New
York to open an eastern bureau of th
California Promotion Committee in th
He represents the commercial body of
California merchants a agriculturists,
with offices in San Francisco, whoss
province it is to boom California, earth
quake or no earthquake.
"Our work of exploiting the resource
of the golden state is not interrupted by
such small things as an earthquake and
fire," said Mr. Brown last night. "Thera
is more field for promotion work now
than ever before."
Incidentally the eastern representative
of the California Promotion committee ia
here to help the people at home to se
cure labor. According to his statement
there is a dearth in the labor market
throughout the whole of California that
bids fair to become a serious problem.
Mr. Brown quotes Andrea Sbarboro,
president of the Asti-Swiss Colony, aa
saying that there wil be smployment for
10,000 men in the vineyards of Califor
nia during the months of September and
October when the grapes are garnered.
Unless laborers can be brought out from
the East the vineyards will suffer heavy
Mr. Brown had visited the labor in
formation office for Italians in this city
and laid before Mgr. Rossati the oppor
tunity open for Italian immigrant labor
in the vineyards of California. Since th
too serious a one to be overcome of
problem of transportation would prova
too serious a one to be overcome by pros
pective laborers in the California vine
yards without aid of the promotion com
mittee manager has written to the grape
growers at home advising that they
combine and furnish transportation to
the tfalians in New York willing to go
out to the coast.