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NEWS OF THE WEEK
LAND FRAUD CASES.
Haney^Plana to Begin Oregon Trials
Portland, Dec. 18.—Francis J. Heney
ex|Wcts to prosecute John H. Hall, then
Binger Hermann, and after that to give
over the prosecution of other laud fraud
defendants to the Oregon district attor
ney, who will continue to be W. C.
Bristol, If the tangle in Washington ie
in a condition to be unraveled by Hen-
ey. The day ret by Judge Wolverton
A Resume of the Leas Important but yeeterday for beginning the trials is
January 13. This will give Heney
Not Loss Interesting Events
three weeks In IVrllsnd, pra-
of the Past Week.
sib y longer, After the trials of Hall
and Hermann, he will return to Han
The c*ar and the donma will clash Francisco in February, to resume th«
on the rebuilding of the Kuaaian navy trial of Calhoun.
Henry will start for Washington
Cortelyou denies that be I* a candi
date for the Republican presidential this morning ami will thvnce goto
Tucson, Aria , to try a civil ease ret for
He sai l last n'gbt that
Wireless messages from the fleet his mo-sion to Washington had no'h-
ah >w that it la making good progrraa in ing to do with the Bristol mutter, but
Its journey south.
did not deny that he would look Into it
Butte mobs have defied the Federal and straighten It out, if poa-ible, the
conrt's orders and deported uonuuton same way as he straighten*! , ut a
similar tangle eatly in HEMS, when
tel phone linemen.
Senator Fulton was fighting confirma
Electric power haa been cut off at
tion of Bristol's nomination and the
Goldfield and the mines have had to
president had withdrawn the nomina
Justice Gonld ha« enjoined the Amer
Heney said list night that his graft
ican Federation of Libor from boycot prosecutions in San Francisco have ab
ting the Buck Stove A Range company. solutely prevented his pre»«nee in Ore
gon for the land frvud trials for a year
The «tote does net seem to be making
He devote! nearly all of the
much procreiw in the Pettibone trial.
j«er« 1904 and 19o5 to the Oregon
Judge Wool will net permit Cokirwdo
In January, 1906. Rudolph
labor troubles to Ie brought into the
Spreekl.s urge.! liim to take up the
San r Fra
< n net
Johan Poulsen, of the InmanP-onisen
Henev put them off until Novem-
fi,»;. b*au»e he waecompel-
company, ’, of Portland, told the Inter- :
state Commerce lominiraion ba com- I __
to go to
to defeat the
pany «oull make money even with the efforts
err r’S *>f
( i Bristol, and next in July, b*au«e
increase*! lumler rate on railroads.
Von attempt was made to hokl up a ««' ted to tinir-h up tbe Oregon proee-
N rrthern Paciitic west bound train 10 cutions.
miles east of Sp kane
Later one man |
He was in Washington Fel>ruary ami
was caught ami another wound*!. I>y. March, 1KW. tighnn« Senktet Fniton'e
nannte and other explosive, were also
Bii-tol. In April he
was to prosesute Hermann in the letter
But the Ban Francis*o
A Montana forest ranger has been earthquake rau-ed him to hurry to his
killed for a deer.
family in that city.
French troops have repulsed an at trial in Washington went over, on con-
tack of tribesmen near Ain Sla, Algeria. dit on that it should be held befur« the
one in Portland set yes etdsv by Judge
The Japanese ambes«a*lor to France I Wolverton for January.
denies that bis coantry is after another
Herm-nn »as acquitted in Washing
ton, say* Heney, bv "influence,” but j
Carnegie won’d base the Issue of pa Henev declares Hermann will not be
per m**n*-y on tbe gold reserve instead «■quitted in Portland. The trial, he
says, will ie a repetition of that which
•l government bonds.
le«i to the conviction of F. P. Mays
Tbe Northern Pacific railroad will re
The evidence ami Ihe witnee-es will be
duce grain rates from Moutana points
the same, since Hermann was involved
to St Paul and Minneapo is.
the same way in the famous Blue
Findlay, Ohio, was badly shaken by mountain rase.
the explraion of a glycerine factory
Much property damage was lustalued.
In a Condensed Fora for Dur
UffiMNGS OF TÏ0 COHINBiTS
RUEF ASKED TO PuEAD
Hi<l told the Interstate Commerce
oom mission that it means a loss of 480
Ex-Boss Suddenly Called Into Court
a eat to keep the old lumber rate id
In Conip racy Caae.
flan Francisco, Dec. 18.—Ate Ruef,
Secretary Taft is having a rough pass
age across the Atlantic and his vessel yeeterday before Judge Dunne, pleaded
will he a day or two late in reaching not guilty to the indictment jointly
charging him with Jerry Dinan, ex
Goldfield mineowner* have aske«i the chief of police, with conspiracy. The
government to dissolve tbe Western charge against Ruef has been continue«!
Federation of Miners and prosecute it from time to time for the la«t six
months and when Assistant District
Liquor men propose to fight river and Attorney < ook a«ke«i that the defend
ha rbor appropriation* by c* ng*er<s for ant be forced to plt-ad his ac'ion rame
dry »tales. They say two-thirds of the ai a surprise. Ruef’s attorneys, how-
national revenue is derived from the e/er, ma 'e no effort to block the prose
cution. and when the clerk of tlie court
dsmande«! his plea, Ruef in a low voice
England has just been visited by a replied, in conjunction with Dinan,
“not guilty "
Dinan also pleade«! not guilty to the
Tbe Colorado State bank, of Durango,
indictment charging him with perjury
Both cases were then continue! until
The revolutionary agitation is grow next Monday to be set for trial.
ing in Portugal.
That Ruef i« to feel the wright of the
The Ysqui Indians are again on the big stick for his refusal to testify in the
Unite*l Railroads cases, ie now prac
warpath in Mexico.
When his testimony
The National Bank of Commerce, of
was wanted most, during the two trials
Kansas City, will reopen.
of Tirey L. Ford, he refused to go on
Japan and Rn«sia have combined to the stand to tell what he knew, unless
freeze China out of Manchuria.
the p-osetut on grant*!
Th s demand it was impoesible for the
The bridal gifts of Marshall Field’s
prosecution to grant, eve., bad they
daughter were stolen in England.
been inclined to do so, as he had
The peace conference of the Central pleaded guilty to the extortion charge
American republics has t*een concluded and Judge Dunne had d.clared that he
8-ot<hm«n In London are again would never allow the ex-hois to escape
adopting the kilt as * regular wearing without a aeDtenr*.
BIG FLEET IS OFF
Russian Peasant* Worship Pic'use ol
|CHANGE« FOREST BOUNDAHIE»
Successful Two-Dey Convention Held a Department Heeds Domer de of John
Portland—The most Important meet
ing of dairymen ever held In the state
of Oregon wae that which convened last
Thursday and Friday In Wixxlrueu of
the World hall, on Eleventh street,
when the Oregon State Ikslry a«e«x'ia-
lion held Ito del I bet at tou*. The con
vention hall was crowded at both days'
eeeeione with delegatee and others in
terest*! in the development of the
dairy Industry. The hall in the base
ment of the Woodmeu building, in
which dairy produ te aud the most ap-
pro\*l dairy machinery were displayed,
attracted large crowds.
Tt'S coiS'i.tlon was cal 1*1 to order
at 10 o'ckx k Thursday by Presi tent K.
T. Judd, of the a *x'taion
ardaou, of the 0« mmercial club, wel
comed the delegatee to Portland on be
half of flat organisation, lu respond
ing to the «dorera ol welcome President
Judd thanked the Commeicial club lor
its reception ami its efforts In making
this meeting of tire association a sue-
ceeeful one. The speaker referred to
the important position dairying in thi«
stale has reach*! in the Ural few years,
and i>ai<i tliat this was the tiret time in
the history of tire »tale that the dairy
industry had r*-eive*l the rvqognllion
its importance should command and
wonld fully pay the cost of promotion.
w— read by prominent
jgivytnen aud others from all parte of
WANT BRAND ON ALL SHODDY
Woolgrower* Working for Protection
of the Industry.
Pendleton—In accordance with one
of the resolution« pat-ed *t the recent
convention of the Oregon Woolgrower»*
aeeo* iati 'n, tire rectetary has ernt to
the Oregon congteesional delegation a
req i.st for an a* t compelling the brand
ing of manufacture«! gcxxis and clothing,
the ebj-ct being to protect the public
from shoddy and cotton counterfeits of
woolen goods. The pure f**«xi law is
c t*i as an example tl*at it is right lor
the g-vernment to protect the people
from frauds, counterfeits and adultera
tions of all kinds.
An« ther resolution parsed at the same
time cal Is for the retention of the impott
duty on wool, woolen fabrics, hides,
meat and meat animals, with the ob
ject of continuing the present prosper
ous condition of the weol and livestock
Men Do More Work.
Klamath Falls,—J. D. Church, as
sistant engineer of the Southern Pa
cific, hss just reinmoi from the end of
the California Northea-tern railway
and states that the «50 men now at
work for Ericson A Peterson, the con- ‘
trac'ors, are doing more work than the
1,100 men they were working last sum
mer. The grade between Bray and the
first towneite. Mount Hebron, la about
completed, and Mount Hebron may re
main the terminus of the road for this
winter. Hosever, as Dorris is only 13
miles distant from Moont Hebron and
the grade very easy, that town may be
Embryo Farmers Interested.
Albany—Linn county school children
are taking great interest In the new
subject or agriculture, the teaching of
which was begun thia fail. Ko experi
ment work has yet been begun in this
county, but in the seventh and eighth
grades in all the schools of the coot ty
one recitation each day is required in
an agricultural text book. Reports re
ceiver) by Co nty School Superintend
ent Jackson state that piohably greater
interest is manifested in thia study
than in any other branch.
Boys Construct Wireless.
John Ihiy—Cy J. Bingham haa re-
ceiv*i hra coiuunesl >n aa acting forest
rupetviror for the Malheur national
forvet reserve, with headquarters at
The iHiumlarles of the
new reserve are the John Ikty river oa
the north, previous withdrawal on the
east, former lines on the south, irreg
ul ir line« running nrar the center id
townships In range 37 on the west,
lleppner forest ie extended to tbe John
lNy river and headquarter« removed to
Monument. The remaining portion < f
the western 41 virion ie renamed IVe-
chures and lieadqnartera at Prineville.
Huckmen rejoice at tlie change.
New Road Is Under Way
No Depot for Suver.
Salem--The state railroad commis
Astoria—Astoria ha« a new wireless
telegraph station thst was built by sion hat turned down the proposition
School boys, and while it is crude in to give the people of Hover better depot
Tin- business of the station
its construction, it works successfully. facilities
The lad« knew nothing of the system has fallen off in the past fl ve years,
except what they gleaner! from reading and the people of Wells, two miles
descriptions of various plants in mags- fr- m there, have in a petition for a
In constructing their plant, station.
they trimmer! all the limbs from a tree
Work for Deep River.
The East ha« ju«t exeprenceda grrat
flt. Paul, Minn., Dec. 18.—“Six feet on the hill and strung wires from ita
storm. Heavy snow fell and many
of water from St. Paul to flt. Lmiv, ” top to an old house in the vicinity. As
wires are down.
Wbrat—Club, 80®8Ic; blne«tem, 82
will be the slogan of 350 commercial yet they have no sending instrument,
Preminms are being offered for the clubs, industrial bur.sue. merchants' but they are able to inteicept messages ®8tc; valley, 8 ®8lc; red, 78®79c.
| irate—N<* 1 white, »28- gray, »28
new gold piece« witboat tbe motto “In 'eaguee and boards of trad« of Mince from Sorth Head.
Barlev—Feed, »27 50; brewing, »31;
God We Trust.”
sot a, which will send delegates to a
Water Reaches Hermiston.
A petition to allow women tn vote convention on January 16 in St. Paul,
Corn—Whole, »32; cracked, »33.
Hermi-ton—Water in the distribut
on municipal affairs in Paris wae greet at whi«h these organizations will fed
Hay—Valley timothy. No. 1, »16;
ed with laughter by the council.
promotion of North western intere-ts. has reached Hemiston. A good flow in Eastern Oregon timothy, »21X2*23; clo
Indian Affairs and river improvement
It has iiecome the A line heralded the coming of ver »15; cheat, »15; grain hay, »15®
Leupp «ays I* dime are losing million« obvious that nothing but concert* I ac water for irrigation next reason and »16; alfalfa. »15; vetch, »14.
Butter—Fancy aeamery, 35®37 J*c
yearly in timber lands.
tion can bring aliout the imperatively activitie« under the Umatilla govern
ment reclamation proj-ct are under foil per p>run*l.
A house to-house ranvaav at Monon - needed deepening of the upper river.
V*al—75 to 125 yomde, 8V«®9c;
headway. The water traversed the big
gab, W. Va., shows 18 etill missing as
feed <anal a distance cf iff miles to the 125 to 150 pounds, 7c; 150 to 200
Hearing in Powder Trust Case.
a result of tbe mine disaster.
Scranton, Pa , Dec. 18.—The first reservoir gate, where it was turned
P'an* are complete for re-organizing
P->ik—Block, 75 to 150 pound«, fl®
through what is known as tha by-para
tbe Merchants’ National bank at Port
into the distributing system of ditches. 6)$c; packer«, 6®6>»c.
land and it is expected to open soon.
Poultry-Average old hen«, ll®12c
called powder trust came up here yes
per pound; mixed chickens,
District Attorney Lanrdon, of Hen
spring chicken«, 12c; roo»tera. fle;
Burns—N »ember was a month of
Francisco al«o admits that the evideni e Un te<! States Circuit court.
dr««»*l chicken«, 12®13e; turkey«,
of Ruef will be required to convict Cal complaint the government allege« the ideal fall weather in Harney.
Jive, 15c; dr*-«eed, choice. 176ol1e;
ex'«ten< e of an agreement or combina were two flurries of snow, on November
ge «», live, HM.ftc; du<ks, 12)»®135^o;
tion to monopolize interstate an-l for IB and 23 bnt they were followed by
General Funston finds the Goldfield
pig«in«, »1«1 50; squabs, »2®i.
eign commerce in the shipment and p'ea-ant sunshine and the snow disap
Ergs—Freeh ranch, candled, 35®
sale o’ gunpowder and other high ex peared in a few days. There has been
37 **c p«*r doz«n.
The American Can company has con plosives.
The defendants include a a great deal of fall plowing done and ,
Fruits—Apples, 75c®»2 per box;
trol of the Pacific oast, having abso-b- large num ire r of individ ale and cor- the amount of winter wheat sown this |
peaci e« 75ci'4»J per crate; pears, »I 26
ed the United Can company, of flan p iratioos.
year is double that of any year in the
®1.75 p*-r box; cranberries, »9.6O®12
history cf the country.
Farmers' Co-operative Congress
D. L. Anderson, president of the
Vegetables—Turnips, 75c per'sack;
Ffxrchow university, who ha« just re
B F Mulkey Has Res'gned.
Des Moines, Iowa, Dec. 18.—The
carrots, 65c per sack; beet«, »1 per
turned to this country, «ays China is National Cooperative ccngrees, which
Ashland—Anncnncement haa been »ack; beans, 7<«9c per pound ; cabbage,
on tbe eve of a bloody revolution that war organised a out a year ago at a made st the state normal school here
••per pound; ran I ¡flower, 76c®»l per
will mark her entrance into the parlia meeting held in Topeka, beagn ita an thal President B. F Mulkey would re-
dozen; celery, »3 5003 75 per crate;
ment of the world aa a power to be nual session here to-lay
The congress tire from the Institution on Jannary 1 onions, 15«2O per d**aen; parsley, 20c
is made tip principally of farmers’ or and will engage in the lawand abatract I p•rdor.cn: peas, 11c per pound; pep
Goldfield mineowners have with ganizations, though other cooperative bnsinees at Jackson rille as a partner in pers, 8®17c per pound; pumkpine, IO
drawn their new scale and opened nego enterprises are admitted to member the Jackson County Abstract Company, lj»c per pound; radish««, 20c per doz
tiations with the American Federation ship. The reports show that the co «hieb maintaina Office« at Ashland and en; rpirach, 6c per ponn«i; sprout«, 8c
of Labor. The object seems to be to operative movement among the farmers Medford and will open one at Jackaon- per pound, s.piaeh lOlJic per pound;
get thie organization into a fight with la making great headway, particularly ville.
tomatoes, ») 50 per box.
in some of the Southern states.
the W efl tern Federation of Miner«.
Onions—»1.750 2 per hundred.
Timber Made to Pay Ta«.
Potabic»—5<®65e per hundred, de
The oampeian asainnt rtfU it being
Strikebreakers at Goldfield
Oregon City—The assessed valuation liver*! Por land; sweet potatoes, »2.50
kapt up vigorously in flan Francisco.
Goldfield, Dec. 18.—The fir»t con of Clackamas county property is very p«r hundred.
Hope—1907, 5®7c per pound; old«,
The Michigan e'a’e treaxnrer i« to he signment of the strikebreakers, consist close to »18.000,000. The figure» Were
removed for putting funds in a rotten ing of 45 men. arrived here to 'ay with- trade public ty County Assessor Nel nominal,
■ out the lea t bit of demonet rat ion. The son, who has made an
of about , |
Wool—Eastern Oregon «veragr* beet,
| men went quietly to different mine« »2 500,000 over the valuation of l««t 13®20c p»r p .und, according to shrink-
Tbe greet fleet of wanhine ie all I and were ae»gned to their positions. year. This increase Is all on the prop- age; valley, 18r«20o, according to fine-
ready to »tart on its voyage to the Pa- Fifty additional «¿iikebreakera are ex »rty of the big corporations «nd on tim- ne»e; mohair, ohoic«, 29®30o par
Han Francisco, l>ro. 17—Americans
think a great deal of President Theo
■lore Roosevelt, but It Iras been reeerv
ad fur the Russian peasants settled in
Kaateru Hi bet la to revet sura the well
known picture, which shows the gleatn
of teeth, aa that ol a saint. That they
do so I* arwrrted lo be a feet b, Alex
ander U Denbigh, who arrived on tbe
•learner Hiberia, and la nOe staying at
the flt. Francis hotel.
“The |>**ple thrra are of the lowost
class ol Russian ;*eeaanta, and know
nothing about the cuUide world,"
“In every house, n<>
matter how ;mor It may be, there is
sure lo be an ikon of some kind, and If
it io possible for the owner of the
place, he also Iras a picture of a saint.
“The picture of our prsoidet t haa
gone over the world, and ran t-e found
in many queer plarae.
asking one of my turn front the Ural
mountain distr ct. who had never
lies rd «d Roaxravelt, what picture h«
bad tn hie trnt. He *• once told nr«
that it wae one of Ht P.-Ur—without
he lwar«l and with »pcra on. Cuihrua
to see such a picture. I want lo the hut
and lound that it waa a chromo of th«-
president of the Unit*! Hta'e«.
man assured me thal he had the beet ut
guud fortune sine« he lied obtained the
picture of the 'holy saint.* "
Grants Pa-s—-The government
making good progrmie under the dlrwt
superpvisfim of the local fore»try serv
ice, in extending a read down Rogue
river into Curry c«>unty. Thia partlcu
la« stretch of r ad will open up a wide
latitude of country ric ■ tn mineral and
prolific of the beet marketable pine
When thia work has been comp'eted,
10 per cent of the proceed* will be di
MEXICO'S ANNUAL EXPENSE
verted to the school fund, thus incrvss-
Ing the permanamt mesne of keeping up
*<-h<xils. About »5.000 lias been appro- What It Costa to Conduct Affaire of
prtated to be use-1 in developing the
•oulhom Re|>ubl e.
highway, and it Is oxpeete«l that con-
Mexico City, IVc. 17.—In congress
gr.es will set aside »5,000 more to 1«
yesterday the report of the ml meter ol
use! on thia project.
finance was read and the budget for the
coming year was made public. Tlie ee-
Another Mill for Albany
timated teceipla for the coming year
Albany—Alhany Is tc liave another total »103 3-5 000, while the expendi
floutmill. In the next few weeks a tures will reach »103,203 842, leaving
plant with a capacity cl 50 barrels s an estimated eutplua ol »181,158
day will be established by E. A. J- hn- total increase of this year's budget Ie
aon. who now operates a saw mill at »6,596.275, the largest item in the In
Drain, and P H Marshall, who lor crease leing tor »1,367.689 for main
years baa been sriretarv of the Albany tenance of the department of war.
Farinera* company. The two men have
The revenues for the fieral year just
consummated the purvhase of the three end»l total »114 062,000. the expendi
warehouses of the Albany Farmers*
tures »100 808,133, leaving a eurplua
company, siiuated st Alhany. Tallman < t »14,077,989.
The surplus of tlie
and Taugeut, and in addlti.-n to corry- pr-viooz year, (X9.(M9,081, and tlie
ing on a warehouse busmes«. will oper falling off of the past year, was due to
ate a flourmill in one of the local build large autre »pent in public works—»17,-
ings of the old company.
Mm ster Llmanteur main
tained ihal the recent eilsis In the
Indcrses Unifuem Accounting
United States would make itself tall in
Salem—Upon telegraphic Inquiry the thecom ng year in Mexico, in that in
Oregon Railroad commission has wlreil vestments would 1« curtailed.
Its indor-ement of the action of the re eet rate« are higher, bnt this would on
cent conference o( state railload com- ly affect mining industries. He lieliev-
mieeionera and representative* of some ed that m the end It wculd woik for
of the moat important electric railway good rather than evil.
system« in the country h«ld at Wash
ington, D. C., Novembe 22 in deciding
RELIEF FOR VICTIMS.
to present to congress the nece*alty of
cooperation of the Interstate Commerce
commission with the state railway com- Commute Taking Contributions to Be
Sent to Mononga.
missions looking to tbe adoption of a
uniform system of accounting for elec
Fairmont, W, Va., INc. 17.—The
permanent relief committee, hea«le«l by
Governor Dawson, to provide for the
Request Railway Sarvics.
widows and orphans in distress through
Salem—A large number of farmers tbe rrcent explosion at the mines of
and shippers residing between Tallman tbe Fairmont Cowl company at Monon
and 8>ell><irn, in Linn county, have gah, today prepared an appral for funds
complained to the railroad commission that Is being sent lo chambers of com
because the Southern Pacific baa aban rnsree and kindred organizations all
doned its train service between the over the country.
two town« named. The complaint re clothing, toys for the orphan« at Christ
cite« that traffic was abandoned because mas time and similar ilonaiiona are to
a bridge wa-hed out about a year ago. be sent to W. H. Moo*e, mayor of Mo
The farmers want the commission to nongah. and chairman of the commit
order the railroad company to renew tee. looking after the temporary wants
of the victim«.
The sppeal aays that fully 250 wid
ows and 1,000 chl'dren are left wltho'd
Fruit Meeting In Eugene.
As nrar as can
Eugene—Plane are nnder way for an any mean« of support.
important meeting of the lane County be determlnrd. »50,000 from all sonrvra
Horticultural society with the officers l««t«en snb»cribed.
of the State Hoiticultural socelty, in fe 1« that a total of »200,04X1 will be re-
Eugene, the first week in January. qu red to *arry on the relief work. All
President W. K Newel and Secret-ry checks should tie meds paysble to th»
H. M. Williamson, of the state beard, Monongah Mines Relief committee, J.
will be here to sddresa the meeting, E. Sands, treasurer. Fsirmpnt, W. Va.
and there will be some members of the
faculty from the Agricul.ural college in
Rich Ol Strike
flanta Barbara. Cal.. Dec. 17—A tel
ephone meerage from Hants Meria, 50
miles north of here, brought the Infor
mation this afternoon that the Union
Oil company had struck a wonderful
gusher which threw a vast stream ol
petroleum over the derrick and contin
ued tn flow at the rate of 7,000 Iwrrelr
a day. At the present pt ice of oil this
means I? 500 a day from this one well.
This is the second largest gnelier ever
struck in California. The largest was
a 10,000-barrel well, but it has since
New Use of Fptom Relle
New York, Dec. 17e—Announcement
of the diroovery of the new anaesthetic,
according to the American l«iday, will
soon lie made hy the Rockefeller Insti
tute for MFdlcal Research.
anaesthetic ie nothing else than plain,
common Balta, or, to give It its scientific
name, sulphate of magnesia.
dlg-overetl by Dr Samuel J Meltezer,
one of the Rickefeller experimenters.
Its greatest value is that it permits any
sort of operation without any danger to
the heart of the patient, aa is the cam
with other anaesthetics.
Still In Race for Senate
fit. Paul, Dec. 17.—A special from
De* Doinee, Iowa, says that Governor
Cnmmins, of Iowa refeiriog to his sug
gested candidacy for the Republican
presidential nomination, said: “I have
nc thought of surrendering my candi
dacy for United Htatee senator. The
suggestion a limit the presidency is new
here, although I have heard about it in
other states. -1 do not intend to do
anythlog that will take me out of the
race for senator.*’
Flat Money Saves Life
flan Rafael, Cal., Dee. 17.—Stewart
Don bar, a prominent Insurance broker
of Honolulu, while on his way to meet
a party of friends last night, fell
through a cattle gnard on the narrow
gauge tracks of the Northwestern Paci
fic railroad and canght his foot so that
he wonld have been crushed to death
beneath an approaching handcar had hfl
not ignited a clearing house certlflate
and used it for a danger signal
Forty t Ives Lost.
London, Dec. 17.—The gale along
the British coast on Friday an<l Hatnr
day, which was described by Captain
Jamwon, of the steamship flt. Louis,
as the worst in his experience, subsid
imiti Chance Congress Will Reform
sixttio Battleships Start Our for
tIE lEVIEHD IF PIESIDEIT
•ght la One That Brings Forth Ad
miration of (Tver, kpectaior,
Many Being Foreigners
Old Tuint Comfort, Vs., Ike. 17.—
Hi I Wen liard hitting, steel belted Amer
ican hattleebipa, guns bristling an-'
burly ol girth, but sparkling whits In
then iminaculale dressings of praco
rtariwi away y« atvrday under the das
sling sun ol a cloud I Oa* winter sky, or
their famous twin rsa eipeditloa o
14,0X1 miles along foreign shores and
in changing climes to ths west nest ol
the United Htatee.
veil, on Uie bridge of hie cruiser.yacht,
the Maytlowel, pt-ramiallv led tlie mag-
uificent four-mile line ol fighting vss
eels during first slag« "• *he voyage
From the ambvrage grounda in Hamp
tou Roads to tha l|oree>i< e Iwiid ol
Cheer peaks hay his eagle crrstsd flag ol
blue pointed the way to ths fleet’s new
home al ihe Golden Gate. Then, when
the wide readiee of the sea were visible
through ths wide-swung rapes of Vlr
glnia, he turned aside and, coming lo
aichor again, review*! the pea«mg
Tlie blue of the sky, the stretch ol
green sea niihe, the glistening of spot
lees hulls, tlie turl ol fuain-created bow
twavee, th« cheering of »alurs afloat amt
friend« ashore, the lure«« blown »train»
of “Auld Lang Hyne," floating rnr«*«
the waters, the blare of tnimpe'a, »lie
ruffle of drums, the tlasli of signals and
tlie tionur of faluting ran non niaiked
tlie departure of the fleet, presenting io
the people wlio watched It a spectacle
they will never forget and to tlie World
at large the reality of the trimmest,
most homogeneous, most thoroughly
equipped, m at mobile and selfrellaal
assemblage ol fiiat claas balthahips ever
gathered in one command.
There will not 1« a «hip in the Use
old enough to have erne I led powder or
to have taken the shot of Manila nr
Santiago— stone« written scarcely 10
year« ago In the history of natioue. All
we e modern of <la«lgn, examples of the
aggieea ve seagoing navy whnh the
president has declared to be so eesen
tial to the peace of tbs country.
Attaches of foreign legations and em
hassles at Waahmgton and many cor
respondent« who liavs seen war Service
on foreign journals freely declared lliai
yesterday's naval display waa the m*«t
imprmlve they lia«l ever seen,
facility with which the big vessel* were
liandlwi, the manner In which they
were mar.euvei»l into single Column
formation, and the perfect alignment
which waa msinta n<«l toihe south want
turn from th« cape call*! out the warm
eat admiration. Tbs thrillnl ths beau
tiful marine picture was felt until the
last a Ind blown spiral of an oke was
lost <>n the horizon.
The first part of the fleet's journey
will hrltg it to Trin'dad on Christmas
eve, and there, amid ths heat of tlie
tropica, tlie Christmaa celebrations will
tie hrld. Hundreds of gixxl-bye tele
grams were fla-h«l to the ships by
wireless telegraph aa they left the road
stead and had turue«l down the south
These vessels made np the fleet which
sailed yeeteiday under command of
Rear Admiral Robley I) Evans:
Connecticut, 16,000 ton«; Louisiana,
16.000 tons; Ksnsas, 16.000 tone; Ver
mont, 16,000 tons; Georgia, 14,948
tons; Virginia, 14.948 tons; New Jer
sey. 14 948 tone; Rh<de Island, 14.948
tone: Minnesota, 16,000 tons, Ohio,
12.500 tons, Maio«, 12,600 tone; Mis
sonri, 12.600 tone; Alabama. II 525
tons; Illinois. 11,625 tons; Kearrarge,
11.525 tone; Keninikv, 11,626 tone;
Cnlgoa, supply ship, 6,726 tons; Gla
cier, supply ship, 7,1X10 Inna; Panther,
repair ship, 3,380 tuns;
tender, 975 tons.
Washington, lho. 16—It ran bo
«»tied ou the highest auihority thaï It
lite sub* mi rii 11 lea of the honae oomuilt«
tee uu bank lug and currency now deal*
ng with tlie subj*'t can nave Its Way
io eflurt will be made by Iba present
ongrras to adopt leglslatl' ti remedial
if Ihe present financial iimdlllon.
the energies <t lliat ooriiiiiittee will bo
llircteil toward the framing and p««S-
ute of laws more general In characier
«ml which al l b' lnt»nd*l to prwlude
hrinkag« of Hi« cirulation, entailing
«id«eprrad tmm ial distress.
The eulooiuinltteo held a four houra’
-xmleteiira Lday with Its ehalrnan,
Representative Fowler, ol New Jerety,
« which tlie bill which the sul«M in-
milice has umlertak.n tu draft was
arnesi ly discusse I, but no don aliui as
io Its precise ■ haractcr and sro;* w a
It Is nut llki ly th • antisom*
untie« will tie reedy to n |» rt on tlie
■nil until allei th. holidays
m Ilia win id of fintin e will I* glvrn an
ipporlunlly to sp|iear liefoie the corn
miltee to praeosit their vivas un thè
Much Um« will be s|*i t In l«>lh tlie
House ai'd aeriate In coneidvri'ig Ihe bill
when re|«irtr<l. end It la the Imps of
he members of the tanking cotrimlltee
i hat tlie finances ol the country will
lieve «n adjusted lhem«»liee l«y Ihal
time that there will tie no nro-eelly lor
legislation looking tu tlie cormtlon of
WOMEN IN flHHOR
Airald for Thsl- Live« Unto
Arrtven In Qolufisld
Golilfleld, Nsv., D««c. 16. — D-ltga-
tlons troni thè Woman's club, ut r«old-
fisld, ami from ih« cl amiwr <>f som
mere«, Mcn'hant»' aa*oclatlon and Min
ing exchauge oall*l *>n General Fim*ton
ihis a tu ruoti lo a* quaint liitn (urtlier
wtlh tlie mmliil«*ns wlilih i-a* » pr> vali-
*1 in *»o><» el*l previo« lo thr coiuing
ol the Urilted State» tr«»i|*e ami III» sit
uai lori whleh led lo <h» Banditigli! G*>*r
vrnor Sparks' dispai* h lo Wa-hin t**n
asklng lliat tri* p- l* Brut liste.
> isti ut thee» d* l»«aUon*> doub'lesa wae
liecaus» of thè ritorta thal are ouistant*
ly heing ma*ln lo bave Ih» troupe
General Funal**n said, after thè e**n-
terenees were over that ili» stvtsmrnla
wer» a rrvelat tori, »«prvlally ih*»» triade
hy thè wonien, alni are wlvr» of p’om-
Inent citisene of Goldlteld-
The ale le
menta, h» eal*l, «h<*we*l tfiat tur dava
thè wotnen of Goldfield l*a*l llve*«| In a
»la e of Constant trrr**r, until ih» eom
log of thè tr*«*|*» titoligli un Insinuerà of
anylhlng more Diati Inviai anno,ai«-ee
MAKE C«N*U« I'Ut-'tNOtNI
Destiny le Unió» W* n Untied Reales
or Mocarchial Increpe io, nee
Ottawa. Ont., I»ec. 16.— the inde-
|*enden<ra of Canada i* now h. Ing open
ly Jleruased and In a mesan re pmni'lM
before some of tha mrat Important pub
lie bailee of the dominion
idea of timada ss a nation Is looming
large on the pu idle mind, and It has in
a very short «poce of tims marvelously
changeai public sentiment in that re
Hpeaklng lie fore the Canadian club at
Ottawa J H. Ewart, K C., ol Toronto,
predicted that Canada would yrt All an
|«attlon in tl*e world.
Then she would pursue either one of
three coltrare— a union Willi the United
St*tea as an Independent r* publie, a
union with Great Britain as an inde
pendent monarchy with her own sov
ereign or an Independent mooatchy
with allegiance to the British sovereign.
Canadian opposition against the nn-
per'al government was directe,! not
against the king but against the colo
nial secretary, who la generally ignor
ant of colonial matters.
Long List Vet to Ha- g
Ht. Peter-bnrg, D-« 15—Th« autho
r-tie« lieve just comp ein.I their inve-tl-
gation of the daring terr- ri-t r*bb»ry
of (irt< ber 37, 1906
Thirteen men al
ready have been encnt-d fur <orine* tion
with this outrage and 80 others are to
tie tried for co-i plicilv.
of <><-tob«-r 27 was a daring affair.
laind of 15 revolutionists attacked a
rashier^rf the cu-ti-m house who was
prx'eeiling in a carriage from the snb-
treasnry. They wre- bed the vehicle
All Q »let In Japan.
Tokio, Dee. 17.—The announcement with a bomb and made their escape
of the sailing of the Atlantic fleet of with »19:1,000.
the United Htatee navy has not been
Bankers Go Hcot Free.
receive«! by the newspapers of Tok Io or
by the government officials. All pulilic
Chicago, IM c . 16—Five directors of
men who have lieen Interviewed by the the defunct Milwaukee Avenue State
Associated Pies« representative accept Isnik were fieni today when Judge
the sailing of the fleet as a foregone Wmdew held thst the statute u der
concnlalon and H ie not likely that the which they bed lieen Indicted la uncon
actual etart will cause the slightest rip stitutional. Michael A. Labuy, Josh
ple of excitement
Everyone accepts Lister, Marcus Klrkeby, Frank
the assurances of friendship offered by Crane and E. L. Jolimon are the men
interim concedes the right of that na who profit by the decision
tion to send ita warships to the Pacific. Rteneland, president of tlie hank, and
Henry Herring, cashier, who were
found guilty of embezzlrmeut and are
Ano'hsr Mine Explosion.
Yolande, Ala., Dec. 17.—A diras now serving terms in the sate prison,
trons explosion took place in mine Nn. will not I m - affectnl by the decision.
1 of the Yolande Coal A Cokn company
Agrae on Incorporation
at 10:25 o'clink this morning.
flanta Rosa, Cal., Dec. 15.—Articles
Impossible to tell at this hour how
many are dead as a result of the explo of incorporation and by-laws of the Pa-
sion. the estimates varying al) the wav elfin Coast llopgrowers' union, the pur
from 40 to 60. The work of rescue has pose id wlihh is the combination of
been extremely alow because of the de bopgrowers of California, Oregon and
bris In the mines and tlie large crowd Washington, were adopted here today.
of women, children and sightseers at A committee was also named to visit
The explosion ie now Oregon and Washington to organise
known to have occurre«! in either the growers of those states, and, when such
organisation Is effected, HI of the 15
fifth or the sixth right entrance.
directors are t«i resign and give piara to
five from each of the states mentioned.
Short of Cash In Alaska.
Heattie, Dec. 17.—A special frrm
Buy 1 lee In Hawaii
Fairbanks, Alaska, aays:
Washlngtoe-A laska and First National
Log Angeles. Dec 16.—The Ranta Fe
l«nk of Fairbanks will goon a clearing Railroad company has just contracted
Only »50 a day with for 5,000,(MH) mail ties In Hawaii, the
drawal will be allowed each depositor. biggest contract ever let foe such mate
A committee of depositors representing rial to he shipped by water. The ship
the Vairhqnks Banking company, which ments may result in the establishment
recently closed ita dcora, reports«! today ' f a freight steamship line lielween flan
that the asset» exceeded the liabillites Perirò and Honolulu.
by »354,815 and the hank will probably Pacific may also place similar orders In
open on a clearing honae bat's soon.
Gold Movement •106,350,000
New York, Deo. 17.—The Guarantee
Trust company today announced the
engagement of »600,000 In gold for im
port. I-a ««rd Freres have engaged an
additional II 500,000 in gold for im
ed yesterday. It was responslbls for port. Thia makes the total movement
the loss of sone 40 lives.
Old Full Cleared Up.
flt. Louie, D-c. 16.—The decision of
a jury in the Prohate court t-day on an
Instrument of writing confirmed as the
will of Ho'omon P. flnblette, a piomer
who die<l In 1857, and title to 208 scree
of land In the southwestern part of flt.
Louis, valued at »3,500,000, ie cleared.