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EVENTS OF THE DAY
Newsy Items Gathered from All
Farts of tbe World.
PREPARED FOR THE BUSY CHADER
Less Important but Not Less Inter
esting Happenings from Points
Outside the State.
Heat in Texas is causing much suf
fering. Two arreBts have been made in Chi
cago for bomb throwing.
W. D. Conner will try to secure La
Folette's seat in the senate.
Immigration officials are at El Paso,
Tex., inquiring into Chinese smuggling.
Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt and three
children are at Naples, on their way to
E. E. Calvin, the Southern Pacific
officer, is not yet out of danger, but is
Bryan says the time is at hand for
all states to act in the ratification of
the income tax.
A Detroit woman has confessed mis
deeds in order to save her husband
from the gallows.
Canadian officials say the report is
false that the bars are to be let down
to Chinese immigration.
Flood conditions along the Missouri
and Kansas rivers have improved but
little and much apprehenson is felt.
M. Sakao, president of the Japanese
sugar company, committed suicide
when convicted of grafting by the gov
ernment. The Austro-Hungarian union is again
Hundreds of new cases of cholera
are appearing daily in St. Petersburg.
Prince Miguel, son of the Portuguese
pretender, is Ito marry an American
English suffragettes have succeeded
in reaching Premier Asquith with their
Ambassador'Reid has given a dinner
and dance to the king and queen of
Bolivians have mobbed the Argon
tine legation at La Paz, because of an
adverse arbitration ruling.
There is an immense building in
crease in Chicago. At the present rate
1909 will show a gain of 60 per cent
A vigilance committee at Los Ange
les prevented the elopement of a white
woman with a negro. The colored man
John D. Rockefeller has given an'
other $10,000,000 to the General Edu
cation board. The board now has an
endowment of $52,000,000.
A severe earthquake shock is re
ported in India.
The Colombian revolution has control
of the chief port.
English'suffragettea have gained an
audience with the king.
Persian rebels are near Teheran and
the shah has prepared to flee.
An association has been formed at
Los Angeles to reform auto Bpeed man
Calhoun has been refused a change
of venue and the second trial is set for
The Bteamer Mauretania crossed the
Atlantic in 4 days. IB hours and 86
The Missouri floods have begun to
fall, leaving death and ruin in their
wake. Fully 2,000 people are homeless
and the property damage will reah $1,
The only bank conducted by Indians
is at Fart Lapwai, Idaho,. It has
capital stock of $10,000 and over $45,
000 deposits. The affairs of the bank
are conducted by three Indians.
Missouri crops have suffered greatly
from the heavy rains.
Nine men were killed by an explosion
of gas in a coal mine near Trinidad.
The mission steamer Abler is miss
ing in the Arctic ocean with 19 per
The American Sugar Refining com-
pany says it is not guilty of violating
the anti-trust laws.
Wheat has been damaged in Nevada
by the extreme cold weather. Iec
formed in many places.
Damage from rain is reported from
many points in Nebraska. At Omaha
part of the streetcar system is out of
Railroad blockades in various parts
of Colorado, due to heavy rains, have
delayed more than 1,000 delegates to
conventions in the West.
Latest reports of accidents due to
Fourth of July celebrations show 76
dead and 2,774 injured. This is one-
half leas than last year's record.
After seven years of legal delays,
John A. Benson, convicted at San Fran
cisco of conspiring to defraud the gov
ernment of land, has been sent to pris-
on to serve his sentence of one year.
A California boy
ropes of a balloon
tarried up in the
came down un
WILL DEPOSE SHAH.
Revolutionists in Persia Gaining on
St. Petersburg, July 12. The Rus
sian expedition from Baku which land
ed at Enzell, a Persian seaport on the
Caspian yesterday, is made up of 1,000
Russian and 800 Cossack cavalry, with
eight field guns and eight machine
guns. Despite the correct attitude
maintained by the Russians, the natives
are demonstrating their unfriendliness.
The unopposed advance of Siphidar,
the leader of the revolutionists, and
Sardarasad, the chief of the Bakhtiari
tribesmen, towards Teheran, is taken
here to mean that General LiakhofF,
the governor of Teheran, considers bis
force inadequate to engage in a general
battle, and that he has decided to em
ploy his Cossack brigade merely as a
guard over the life of the shah.
Persons well informed here regard
the entrance of the revolutionists into
Teheran as a foregone conclusion, while
the deposition of the shah, which sev
eral times has been mooted, will now
arouse no surprise.
ESKIMO WILL SEEK POLE.
Boy Brought Here by Peary Will
for Arctic Honors.
New York, July 12. Separated
from his native home for 13 years,
Mene Wallace, an Eskimo boy brought
to this country with five of his people
by Commander Peary from the Polar
regions, sailed today on the Red Cross
ine steamship Rosalind, for St. Johns,
F whence he will be conveyed to
his home in Greenland.
Before Mene sailed, the Arctic club
extracted from him a written agree
ment that he would not again return to
this country and that while in Green
land he would not bears arms against
the Peary expedition. This was due,
it is believed, to the fact that Mene,
angered at the attitude of Peary and
the Arctic club in refusing to take
him back to Greenland, once safe in
his native home, might seek revenge
for the treatment he received while in
Mene said he would organize an ex
pedition of Eskimos to find the North
PRESENT WRITING TABOOED.
Uniform Method to Be Used in Phila
Philadelphia, July 12. Both vertical
and Spencerian handwriting have been
tabooed in the public schools of this
city, and after this a uniform method
of penmanship will be adopted.
Numerous complaints have been re
ceived from business men who can't
decipher the writing of their clerks and
applicants for jobs who have learned
their peculiar style of chirography in
the public schools.
For some time Superintendent Brum'
baugh has been at work on a plan to
unify and improve the writing, and
this plan was adopted at a meeting of
the elementary schools committee.
A free, legible style of writing,
slightly slanting to the right, will be
taught. Students, no matter how ad
vanced they may think their flourishes.
will have to begin again with pot hooks
According to the new code, writing
will be taught like calisthenics or
manual exercise. The teacher will
clap her hands and count, and the en
tire class will make letters with hooks
and tails and crosses simultaneously,
The exercise is intended to give a free
mechanical movement to the arm and
increase the speed.
Earthquakes in France.
Marseilles, July 12. Earth shocks
occurred last night throughout the same
region which suffered seiBmic disturb-
ances in June. The shocks lasted four
or five seconds, and were in a direction
from east to west. The inhabitants of
Rogues, Lamboseo and St. Cannat and
other communes in the Aix district
were panic stricken and rushed from
their dwellings. They are now camp
ing in the open. At Marseilles the
patients in La Conception hospital
were greatly alarmed , out they were
reassured by the surgeons.
Teachers' Occupation is Gone.
San Juan, Porto Rico, July 12. The
steamer Carolina has sailed from here
for New York, having on board all the
American school teachers who taught
in Porto Kico last year under contract.
The failure of the United States senate
to pass the Olmstead bill, which was
designed to remedy the deadlock exist
ing between the executive council and
the house of delegates, leaves the is
land without money to begin the fiscal
year, since the legislature has made no
Judgeship for Hughes.
Chicago, July 12. A Washington
special to the lribune today says
There is a strong impression in New
York and Vermont that President Taft
will offer Governor Hughes the first
vacancy that occurs in the United
States Supreme court. The tender of
the appointment is regarded as conting
ent upon the coming of a vacancy at
time when the New York governor can
accept it Many friends of Governor
Hughes no not think he would accept.
Troops Rush to Morocco.
Madrid, July 12. The First brind
of Cazadors, composed of six battalions
of infantry, three batteries of artillery
and a squadron of cavalrv, aa well ma
the cruiser Numacia and the transport
Admiral Lobo, have been ordered to
Melilla, Morocco, where yesterday four
Spanish workmen were killed by natives
I OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST I
OREGON MEN TO SPOKANE.
Strong Delegation to Attend National
Salem Governor Frank W. Benson
has appointed the delegates who will
attend the National Irrigation congress
in Spokane representative of the state
of Oregon. In a few days five more
will be appointed by C. N. McArthur,
speaker of the late house, and five
more will be appointed by Jay Bower
man, president of the late senate. Fol
lowing are the delegates named by Gov
ernor Benson :
Professor P. L. Campbell, of Eu
gene, president or the university of
Oregon; D. W. J. Kerr, of Corvallis,
president of the Oregon Agricultural
college; C. W. Fulton, former United
States senator; J. N. Teal, F. S. Stan
ley, E. B. Piper, John T. Whistler,
Tom Richardson, R. M. Brereton, C. B.
Merrick, Joseph B. Knapp, all of Port
land; Jay Bowerman, Condon; John
Lewis, Salem; H. L. Ho! gate, Bo
nanza; Francis JV1. Saxton, A. V.
Swift, John L. Rand, Baker City; W.
Furnish, Gilbert W. Phelps, Pendle
ton; S. D. Peterson, Milton; Walter
Pierce, W. J. Snodgrass, La
Grande ; Clyde T. Hockett, Enterprise ;
Malcolm A. Moody, The Dalles; E. T.
Early, Hood River; F. H. Hokpins,
Central Point; J. D. Heard, Jackson
ville; Dan P. Ras, Jacksonville; H. A.
Brattain, Paisley; A. T. Buxton, W.
A. Williams, Forest Grove; H. V,
Gates, Dallas; H. A. Rands, Oregon
City; Drew Barnum, Moro; Will R,
King, Ontario; R. N. Donnelly, Rich
mond; John Ellis, Frank White, Kla
math Falls; H. C. Levens, Burns; F,
Waite, Sutherlin, and George E,
Davis, Canyon Ciy.
The list of delegates probably pre-
sents the strongest selection ever made
in this state by a chief executive to
attend any convention It is composed
of leading men in all walks of life and
all of them take a keen interest in
the science of irrigation. Every one
of them has promised to attend the
MUCH WHEAT SHIPPED.
Portland Ships More Than the Puget
Portland During the cereal year.
ending June 30, Portland shipped in
the neighborhood of 3,UU0,U00 more
bushels of wheat than was sent from
Puget sound, while from there not quite
1,000,000 more barrels of flour was
The wheat shipments to Europe from
here were 6,182,778 bushels, y'Ji
those from Puget sound were 4,151,.1
bushels: to the orient, South America
and Africa, Portland shipped no wheat,
Puget sound sending out 315,285 bush
els. California wheat shipments from
here were 2,932,861 bushels and f-fTgi
the sound 2,032,492 bushels were ship
ped. Wheat from Portland to Mexico
was 165,257 bushels and from Puget
sound to Mexico it was 203,578 bushels.
During the year just completed Port
land shipped the following amount of
flour: To the orient and Hawaii, 542,-
193 barrels; Europe, 15,000 barrels
California, 295,716 barrels. In the
same order are the shipments of flour
from Puget sound ports : Orient, 909,
613 barrels; South America, 109,847
barrels; Europe, 23,681 barrels; Call
forma, 278,556 barrels, and to Mexico,
8,500 barrels. The grand total for the
season, 1908-1909, being 26,811,259
bushels of wheat from here and the
The Portland barley shipments for
this season are 822,509 bushels.
New Buildings for Indians.
Klamath Falls Superintendent H
G. Wilson, of the Klamath Indian res
ervation, is making preparations to
enter upon a campaign of improve
ments. During the past week several
contractors have visited the agency tcH
look over the ground for the purpose of
filing bids for the construction of the
large modern school building which
will be erected during the summer.
The bids will be forwarded to Washing
ton and will not be opened for several
weeks. Work is to be begun shortly
on a large gymnasium. Mr. Wilson
believes that the Indians should be giv
en all the exercise possible and with
this end in view he will endeavor to
have the gymnasium roomy and equip
ped with a view to making it attract
ive. Tbe school grounds are to be lm
proved and many of the old buildings
Dam Has No Fish Ladder.
Mills City Anglers and others resid
ing in this vicinity complain that thous
anas oi saimon in the santiam river
are unable to reach the natural spawn
ing ground above this city because the
Curtis Lumber company maintains
dam without a fish ladder. As nearlv
every one in the vicinity is connected
in some way with the lumber company
no xormai complaint has ever been
made. The condition, however, is de
Baker Courthouse t)one.
Baker City The County court has
accepted the new courthouse from C.
A. Gray & Son, of Portland, who were
contractors for the interior work. The
building is now completed and awaits
the arrival of the new office furniture.
It has cost Baker county less than the
Asylum Improvements Awarded.
Salem The asylum board has award
ed the contract for improvements at
the asylum farm to Dennison & Mc
Laren, of Salem, for $6,790. Anew
amusement hall will be built, the kit
chen enlarged, the main building re
roofed and the dining room repaired.
BUILD TO SIUSLAW.
Holding Company Will Back Eugene &
Western in New Road.
Eugene The Eugene-SiuBlaw rail
road, which has long been talked of,
appears now to soon be a reality. Tbe
proposition to build the road has
reached a point where the promoters of
thb enterprise feel that the building of
the line is a certainty. The Lane
County Asset company, which was or
ganized in Eugene last winter for the
purpose of promoting the line, will be
the holding company for tbe Eugene &
Western Railway company, which was
incorporated a few weeks ago to build
the road. Offices have been opened
here and operations will be directed by
the asset company.
It is the intention to offer for sale to
the people of Eugene and vicinity at
east $150,00Q of the stock of the Lane
County Asset company, the funds to be
used in building the first section of 20
miles of the road. When this has been
accomplished it is proposed to turn all
the assets over to the Eugene & West
ern Railway company, issuing stock
holders the same amount of stock in the
railroad company as they have paid for
in the asset company and to issue and
sell the bonds of the railway company
for the purpose of completing the road
Calf Costs Ten Thousand.
KlamatlvFalls It took the jury just
25 minutes to find a verdict for the de
fendant in the Kelley-Arant damage
suit, last of the cases resulting from
the criminal prosecution of Jay Arant,
who was indicted for the larceny of a
calf more than two years ago. Arant
was twice tried on a charge of larceny,
the first trial resulting in a disagree
ment, while the second acquitted him
Three cases resulted over the ownership
of the calf. The calf involved in the
litigation was worth approximately
$10. The money expended in litigation
will aggregate close to $10,000, and of
this amount the taxpayers of the coun
ty will be forced to pay not less than
Summer School at Albany.
Albany The Albany college summer
school began with an enrollment of 43
pupils. President H. M. Crooks and
County Superintendent Jackson are in
charge of the work, . assisted by Pro
fessor L. A. Wiley, of Portland, and
Professor Torbet, of Albany college,
All branches of public school work, as
well as teachers' review - and Bible
study are being taught. President
Crooks reports that the attendance will
reach the 100 mark.
Surveyinf for New Road.
Marshfield Chief Engineer Haines,
of the Coos Bay, Oregon & Idaho rail
road, who has been making preliminary
surveys, reports that in a few days the
first 12 miles will have been surveyed,
The preliminary work of finding
grade through the mountains has been
carried on in a thorough manner, and
the engineer is pleased with the result
so far. It is hoped to finish the survey
work before fall.
Wheat Bluestem, milling, $1.30
club, $1.181.20; valley, $1.17.
Corn Whole, $35 per ton ; cracked,
$36 per ton.
uata jno. l white, :hu40.d0 per
Millstuffs Bran, $26.50 per ton
middlings, $33; shorts, $2932; chop,
$2430; rolled barley, $3435.
Hay Timothy, Willamette valley,
$1720 per ton; Eastern Oregon, $20
23; mixed, $1620.
Grain Bags 5c each.
Fruits Apples, $12.50 per box
strawberries, $1.752 per crate; cher
ries, S10c per pound; gooseberries,
45c; apricots, $1.251.60 per box
currants, 7 Jc per pound; loganberries,
$1.25 per crate; raspberries, $1.50
black caps, $1.752.
Potatoes $l(n)1.75 per hundred
new, 24C(f2sC per pound.
Vegetables Asparagus, 75c90c
per dozen ; beans, 8c ; lettuce, head.
25c per dozen; onions, 1215c
peas, 45c per pound; radishes, 15c
fancy outside creamery, 2526Kc
store, 18c. Butter fat prices average
lcper pound under regular butter
Eggs Oregon ranch, candled, 25c
rouitry liens, JZ(a'iac; springs,
16Jc18c; roosters, 89c; ducks,
young, 12(?18e; geese, young, 910c
turkeys, iec; squaos, $z(g;z.Z5 per
Pork Fancy, 10c per pound.
Veal Extras, 88&c per pound
ordinary, 7c; heavy, 6c
Hops 1909 conracts, 16c per pound
1908 crop, ll12c; 1907 crop. 7c
1906 crop, 4c.
Wool Eastern Oregon, 1623c per
pound; valley, fine, Z3c; coarse, 21 Xc
mohair, choice, 24225c
Cattle Steers, top, $4.504.60; fair
to good, ?4(4.25; common, $3.75(5:4
cows, top, $3.60; fair to good, $36?
3.25; common to medium, $2.50(2.75
calves, top, $55.60: heavy, $3.6004
bulls and stags, $2.75(33.25; common,
Hogs Best, $88;.15; fair to good,
J7.6U c0 7.7a; stockers, $6 6.60
tjhlna fata. B 76((i7.
Sheep Top wethers, $4; fair to
good, $3.50ff3.75; ewes, Xc less on all
grades; yearlings, beet, $4.15; fair to
pool, $3.754; spring lambs, g4.75
YIELD NEAR RECORD.
Northwest Wheat Crop Now Placed at
Portland, July 9. Estimates com
piled from data received from more
than 350 of the principal wheat sta
tions of Oregon, Washington and Ida
ho, indicate the 1909 wheat yield for
the three states to be approximately
65,000,000 bushels, compared with 40,
000,000 bushels last year, 60,000,000
bushels in 1907, and a five-year aver
age of 48,500,000.
Of the three states, Idaho has the
best crop, with Washington showing
up exceedingly well, while Oregon, es
pecially in tbe river counties, sunerea
from dry weather to such an extent
that the damage could not all be re
paired by the late rains.
Some of the poor yields in uregon
have been offset in the totals by an
increased acreage in new territory.
The most noticeable increase of this
nature is along the Wallowa extension
of the O. R. & N.
Another locality in which new acre
age will aid in swelling tne totals is
the Haystack and Bakeoven country,
where there is an increase of about 20
per cent in the acreage, with the yield
about 10 per cent better than last year,
Sherman county is somewhat spot
ted, and early in the season the outlook
was poor. Rains in the latter part of
June helped, however, and there will
be a material increase over last year's
output. Conditions in Wasco are sim
ilar to those in Sherman county.
Umatilla, the banner wheat county
of the state, is not coming up to its
usual standard. The light lands suf
fered by the dry weather early in the
season, and the showers that came
later were not general throughout the
Along the Arlington branch of the
R. & N. the crop is light until Con
don is reached. Around Condon, how
ever, the outlook is far from gloomy.
With the exception of about 20,000
acres, which have been taken by
weeds, there will be a pretty fair
Morrow county is not quite so good
as Gilliam, but there, as elsewhere in
the river counties, some very short
stalks of wheat are turning out well
Union county has an excellent crop
and 40-bushel yields will not be uncom
mon around Elgin and Summerville,
The Willamette valley has ceased to
be a figure in the export wheat mar
ket, but the yield is an important fac
tor in the milling business.
Washington reports are uniformly
good. Walla Walla, with its never-
failing foothill land, promises an out
put of 4,500,000 bushels. Barley
also turning out well in this county,
and has made some inroads on the
Columbia and Garfield counties are
both expected to tum off record yields
of wheat and barley. This region was
favored with rain at a time when the
river counties in Oregon were missed,
Whitman, the banner wheat county
of all the Northwest, gives excellent
promise of breaking records. The acre
age is large and the crop conditions are
far above the average. Estimates run
from 9,000,000 to 12.000,000 bushels,
the latter being generally regarded as
too high, while 9,000,000.buBhels is re
garded as conservative.
Lincoln county, which in ' light
land" years has come very close to
Whitman's yield, has suffered this year
by dry weather.
Adams county is still in the uncer
tain class, as the crop is late in that
region and even the winter wheat is
not out of the woods. At the best the
crop will be only fair, except down in
the southeastern part of the county.
Douglas county lost the greater part
of its wheat territory when the new
county of Grant was carved out this
year, and Grant, which has an in
creased acreage as well as a fair yield.
gives promise of about 3,000,000 bush
els. Some new wheat land in the
northern part of Douglas county will
make the yield for the old county in
excess of 500,000 bushels.
Spokane county was in the moisture
belt with Whitman, and as a result has
a fine crop in prospect.
Franklin county is somewhat behind
its neighbors in yield, and in the vicin
ity of Connell the crop will be smaller
than that of last year. Farther east
the outlook is more favorable.
Klickitat county, which has always
been in Portland territory, gives prom
ise of a very good yield, with some in
crease in acreage.
The Horse Heaven country, lying
just across the Columbia from the
river counties in Oregon, suffered from
the dry weather that cut down the
Oregon yield. Spring wheat in this
district is almost a total failure, but
some of the winter wheat will make
Asotin county was also in the rain
L. .9 .
en ana promises to turn ott a crop
that may break recordB.
The crop for the entire state of
Washington will approximate 35,0000,
Idaho has the best crop on record
There is not very much increase in
acreage, and there is a big crop of bar
ley and oats, so that the wheat yield
may not quite reach that of 1907,
Latah county will probably harvest
nearly 1,000,000 bushels of wheat and
Nei Perce and Idaho counties will have
from 6,000,000 to 6,000,000 bushels,
Save Trees From Flames.
San Diego, Cal., July 9. The
Jolla crrove of Torrev ninpn uiH tn
the only grove of thoe trees in South
era laiitornia, bad a narrow escape
from destruction by fire today. Occu
pants of a passing automobile noticed
wt uw unaeroruBn in tne grove
burning and hastened to La Jolla
neip. A party of fire fighters
summoned quickly to the scene,
several hours of hard work the
AFT TO TOUR WEST
lans for Extensive Trip to Pa
cific Coast Tbis Fall.
OING DIRECT TO SEATTLE FAIR
Executive Will Visit Portland and Go
on South to California and
Washington, July 10. President
Taft today gave an outline of the ten
tative plans for his trip through the
West and South this fall.
The president has abandoned all idea
of visiting Alaska this year, largely
because Mrs. Taft will not be able to
go with him. Upon his arrival here
today the president received word from
Beverly that Mrs. Taft was rapidly
improving in health. He feels, how
ever, that she is hardly strong enough
to take the long Western trip this fall,
which will occupy about two months.
As soon as the tariff bill is out of the
way the president will leave Washing
ton for Beverly, to remain until Sep
tember 17, his 52d birthday when he
hopes to begin his Western trip. The
president will go directly to Seattle,
stopping for brief visits en route at
Denver, Salt Lake and Spokane.
After visiting the Alaska-Yukon-
Pacific exposition, the president will
swing down to the Southwest, stopping
for a time at Portland, Or., where he
will be the guest of Senator Jonathan
Bourne, and proceeding thence to San
Leaving San Francisco', the president
will go to Los Angeles, where he will
stop for several days with his sister.
From Los Angeles the president will
go to San Diego and then into Arizona
and New Mexico. If the weather is
pleasant and his arrangements permit,
Mr. Taft hopes to viBit the Yosemite
valley before going to Los Angeles.
Coming out of Mexico, the president
will stop for a time at El Paso, where
he expects to meet President Diaz, of
After his stop at El Paso the presi
dent will visit San Antonio, where he
will inspect Fort Sam 'Houston, which
he was instrumental in building up.
After visiting Austin and Dallas, the
president expects to spend several days .
on the ranch of his brother, C. P. Taft,
at Corpus Christi, Tex.
Continuing East, the president will
stop at Houston and go to New Orleans
to attend the meeting of the Deep
Waterways convention. After attend
ing the convention, Mr. Taft wants to
stop for a time in the Bayou Teche
country of Louisiana, the land of Evan
geline and Arcadia.
From there the president will pro
ceed to Jackson, Miss., thence to Mont
gomery, Birmingham and Macon.
From Macon the president will go to.
Leaving Augusta the president) goes
to Savannah - and thence begins hia
northward trip to Washington, stop
ping at Wilmington, N.' C, and Rich
DAM THREATENS VALLEY.
Great Pathfinder Structure Said to Be
in Perilous Shape.
Cheyenne, Wyo., July 10. Reports
received here tonight indicate that con
ditions at the Pathfinder dam atAlcova,
said to be the largest in the world, are
most serious. The dam is held only by
a temporary dike built on gravel foun
dations. Seventy men are working day
and night to strengthen the dike.
The government geological survey
has a force of men scattered along the
river for more than 100 miles above
the dam. taking measurement's of the
river's flow to give indications of any
sudden rise in the Btream.
Preparations have been made to dy
namite the dam if the water carries
away the temporary dike. Arrange
ments have also been made toward
warning the people living in the valley
below in case of danger.
Man Convicted by Proxy.
San Francisco, July 10. An extra
dition case with unusual features came
up for hearing this afternoon before
United States Commissioner Hancock.
Mosys don Amaral, arrested on a State
department warrant, was accused of
murder committed on one of the Azores
islands, and though he had fled from
the country, was tried and convicted, a
man appointed by the Portuguese court
representing him at the trial. Recent
ly he was captured at San Luis Obispo
in this state, and now is resisting the
attempt of extradition.
Chinese Honor Traveler.
Pekin, July 10. Prince Chun, the
regent of China, today received ' Tang
Shao Yi, who has just returned to the
capital from a tour of the world, which
included in extended visit to the Unit
ed States. An imperial edict was is
sued today making Tang Shao Yi ex
pectant vice president of one of the
imperial boards, which is interpreted
as meaning that his services are to be
recognized by the Chinese govern
ment. To Guard Mexican Border. ,
El Paso, Tex., July 10. Daniel J.
Keefe, commissioner general of immi
gration, accompanied by F. W. Berk
shire, chief inspector for Texas, readi
ed this ity today on a tour of inspec
tion of the entire Ri j Grande border,
preliminary to establishing stringent
regulations to prevent smuggling of
Chinese across from Mexico.