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Published Erer Friday.
COTTAfiE GROVK. OKEGON
I IIS Of II WEEK
Jonirlielilv ltnvltnv of the Import
nt llnpnanlnir at tho rant Week
Culled 1'roin tho Telcem-th Columns
Chlnosa soldicra nro killing tho Box'
Belgium proposes to 6end on expedi
tionary corps to China.
Civil govonrment hits boon establish
J in Vigftn, Luzon,
Cli Inn has nppoalod to Franco to use
her good ofllcoi with tlio powers.
Desolation- And rain in Tien Tsin
Pigs and docs nro eating tho bodies of
A mob in Now Orleans killed three
negroes and wounded several others.
Tho polico prevented n lynching. .
An explosion ntid firo in a collar
factory at Chicago, caused tho death of
fcrar women, and fivo othors woro in
Colombian robels nro fighting hard
lor the possession of Panama. Heavy
artillery fire is being directed -against
Pants mokers of New York City
havo struck for shorter hoars and an
inrooaso in wages. Fivo thousand are
A passenger train on the Chicago &
Eastern Illinois railway was wrecked
near Benton, ill., killing ono man and
The Boers havo evacuated all their
positions and are retreating northward
to Lydenburg. Many burghers are
anxious to seo peace come.
At Trockee, Cnl., a faro bank in the
rear of n saloon was robbed by two
masked men, who coverod five players
with revolvers and secured $750
The admirals, it is said havo decided
that an advance on Pokin cannot be
made with less than 00,000 men.
About half that number have been
Senator Clark-, of Montana, says his
credentials have been pronounced good
by the best constitutional lawyer of the
rountry, and he expects to be seated
in tho senate.
.Li Hnng Chang assures the French
consul at Shanghai that Minister Pi
ehon is alive, and he will transmit a
message to him requesting an answer
within five days.
The navy department is preparing
for eventnalties by fitting out trans
ports to carry coal and stores to the
fleet in Chinese waters. Army troops
aie hurrying from various posts
throughout the country to the Pacific
Peace reigns in Venezuela.
Colombian revoltuionists have cap
Honolulu Chinese will aBk powers to
.restore Emperor Kwang Sni.
"Aunt Mary" Walling, 'a pioneer,
died at Amity, Or., aged 82 years.
There was a stampede from Jnnean
to the new placer diggings on Glacier
Militiamen have been called out to
tjnell the striking fishermen on Eraser
river, B. C.
A family of six went bathing in a
hallow lake near Ventura, Cal., and
only one lives.
The brigadier-generals who will
serve under Chaffee are Grant, Barry
D. Alexander, a prominent business
man of New Wat com, Wash., met
death by asphyxiation.
Four out of a party of five prospect
ors lost their lives asarosult of a terri
ble trip to the head waters of the Stew
art river, in the Klondike.
The Kumassi relief column has re
turned to Fumsu, bringing the defend
em of the town. The besieged were on
the point of giving up when rescued.
Turkey is considering the subject of
ending a force to China to co-operate
-with the powers. The Sultan 1b great
Jy affected by the barbarous acts of the
The Gaynor-Greone hearing developed
the fact that Captain OberlinM. Carter
made heavy purchases of bonds while
in charge of government work in Sa
Two fatalities at Tacoma. Coal
passer on transport Rosecrans fell
through a trestle and drowned and a
itudent at Vaslion college instantly
killed while felling a tree.
Famine threatens the city of Tien
Tain, Hundreds of thousands of Chi
namen are leaving their homes in the
districts where fighting is going on,
without means of support.
Harry Arinott, locator and part
owner of the Little Annie group of
mines in the Big Bug district, Arizona,
has committed suicide at Prescott by
taking strychnine. Despondency due
to ill health was the caueo.
Tho United States court of claims
lias just sottled a case 102 years old.
Now York's Masonic grand lodge has
jurisdiction over moro than 102,000
Tho prlnco of Wales is creditod with
the ambition of anonymously owning
and editing a newspaper.
Tho League of American Mothers has
issued a call for a national convention
to bo hold in Chicago August 1, 2, 8
llio woaknoRS of tho monsoon causes
anxiety in famino-striokon India,
Many Boers nro surrendering and tho
Frco State army will soon bo a tiling
of tho past.
Twelve persons wcro drowned and
8,000 ni n do homolcss by inundations
caused by rains in Chile.
Bressl, tho assassin of King Hum
liert, worked in n silk mill at Paterson
N. J., until May of this year.
Tho Populists are planning to hav
their main campaign headquarters at
Lincoln, fob With a branch at Chi
United States Senator Wellington
republican, of -Mary land, announces
that ho will oppose tho re-election of
Italy deeply mourns the assassina
tion of King Humbert, but tho sltun
tiou is quiet, and no disturbance will
attend tho Accession of tho now king.
EVory fisherman on Eraser river,
with tho oxcoptiou of 700 mou of the
white fishormen's union nt Stoveston,
startod to work and tho striko is prac
Russian soldiors in Manchuria have
been attacked by Chinese troops and
drivon southward from Mukden. Box
ers novo appeared in several towns.
and oi-o inciting the inhabitants to re
After a conferenco with Chairman
Hanna, yesterday. Governor Roosevelt
said he would bo a private citizen dur
ing August, and that ho had made no
dofinlto arrangements for tho later
mouths of tho campaign.
Caleb Powers, on trial foi the mur
der of Governor Goobol, of Kentucky,
tostified that the object in bringing
mountain men to the state capital was
to show their interest in affairs, and
not to intimidate the legislature or the
The commissioner of internal revonuo
at Washington has issued a circular
prohibiting tho use of manufacturers
of cigars, cigarettes or tobacco, when
put in statutory packages, of labels
containing "any promise of, offer of
or any order or certificate foi any gift.
prize, premium, payment or roward."
A cablegram from United States
Consul Fowler, at Cheo Foo, says that
the .American, German, British, Rus
sian and half the French und Japauose
legations were defended July 23. It
is not doubted that the ministers at
Pekin were alive on that date. The
state department hopes to have early
communication with Minister Conger.
England has received a cable dispatch
from ha minister.
New Orleans has quieted down after
the race riots.
King Humbert of Italy, was assassin
ated at Monza.
Christian Deiret has offered to sur
render conditionally. '
Thirty miners were entombed by
fire in a Mexican mine.
France fears a possible coalition be
tween Japan and China.
General Otis justifies the killing ol
80 Filipino bandits in Mindanao.
Speculation in Wall street is checked
by possibility of money stringency.
A Wisconsin syndicate bus bought
10 000 acres of timber laud in Idaho.
A London paper makes serious
charges against New York immigration
Plans are on foot to establish a gen
oral transportation at Governor's
National quarantine has been de
clared against Capo Nome and Dutch
An "astounding American intrigue"
is alleged to havo been discovered in
A Kansas stockman is "wanted for
extensive fraud in disposing of second
Boei General Prinsloo, with 5,000
men, surrendered unconditionally to
Lady Randolph Churchill was mar
ried to Lieutenant George Oomwal Its
West in London.
Ex-Director of Posts Rnthbone was
arrested at Havana for the misuse of
A railroad bridge was burned in
Bakor county, Oregon, and caught an
excursion train ont.
Senator Clark acknowledges that Im
contributed a large sum to the Demo
cratic campaign fnnd.
German papers condemn Emperor
William's instructions to his troops to
give no quarter in China.
Yuan, the governor of Shan Tung,
assures Consul Fowler at Che Foo that
the ministers were alive July 21.
Shong says General Tung Gull Sang
threatens to kill all members of tho
legations if the allies advance upon
Ten persons were injured, two or
more fatally, by premature explosiou of
a cannon at tho Illinois encampment
of National guards.
A missionary who started for Pekin
got us far as tho walls of tho city, nut
was stopped by Tartar troops. He
learned nothing of the foreigners' fate.
Dr. Pigg, of southwest Missouxi, has
succeeded in having his name changed
to Peak with the assistance of the cir
Buffalo county, Neb., boasts the
largest alfalfa field in tlwi world. It
is from one-half to two miles wide and
eight miles long.
Dr. G. R. Wieland, of Yale, found
a turtle in tho black hills that llvod
millions of years ago, which prove
that the region wai once an ooean.
Threw Cigarette Into rotrdor nt the
Springfield, III., July Jl. Ten per
sons were injured, two fatally, by the
promaturo discharge of tho evening jnu
tit the National guard encumptneut,
'Camp Lincoln, thin eveniug. Tho ex
plosion was caused by some one throw
ing a lighted cigarette into powdor
which had fallen to the ground. The
accident occurred in the presence of a
large crowd of visitors to tho camp.
Corporal Balidey and Jesse Ruppert,
acting quartermaster, were loading tho
evening gun, assisted by several men of
Battery A. A sack of powdor was
Assassination of- Humbert,
King of Italy.
AT MONZA HEALTH RESORT
The Aimiiln Oj-ii1imi11j- Avowed HI
Guilt ami lint Narrowly Karaped Hi
Fury of the Popuhu'C.
Monza, Italy, July 81. King Hum
bert has been nssuasiiiutod. llu was
shot hero hint evening t 10:15 by n
man named Angolo lliessl, and died at
Tho king had been attending a dis
tribution of prizes iu connection with
gymnastic competition about 10
o'olook. Ho had just entered his car
riage with his aid do-cniup, amid tho
cheers of tho crowd, when ho was
struck by thveo revolver shots tired in
quick succession. Ono pierced I he
heart of his majesty, who full back and
expired in a few minutes.
The asHiisfin was immediately ar
rested aud was with some diliieulty
saved from tho fury of tho populace.
He gave his tiaino as Augolo ltressi,
doscriuing himself as ot Prato, iu Tus
cany, lie nyuically avowed his guilt
of the crime.
Th- New Iu Home.
Rome, July 31, Tho nowa of tho
terrible event did not arrive hero until
aftor midnight. Signor 3. Saracco,
the premier, immediately summoned a
mooting of the cabinet, and tho minis
ters will sturt at the earliest possible
moment for Muusa.
The priuco aud princess of Naples are
on board tho Yola, yachting iu the
Tho city presents n normal aspect
this moriiinir. tho nows of tho murder
not yet being generally known. Signor I
Saracco, the premier, will leave for
Monza at 7 o'clock this morning with
tho vice-president of tho senate, to
draw up the certificate of death of
king, whose body will bo brought
NEW KIND OF FOOL.
for lh Itrller ot rllUuurs
Pittsburg, JulyilO.-Onoof tliolioM
est und most systematic jdn for o
release of ono or ...ore prlMiww horn
Riverside penitentiary was t iw od
todav bv accident. The first theory
advanced, when tho mutter was dis
covered, seemed to point to tho ni mw
of Alexander llerkman, tlm unurohlst,
who Is serving n -!-v''r sentence for
tho shooting of II. 0. Krlok. ' K
big Homestead strike of 18la. but tl o
eoneluulou reached tonight by Director
Muth, of tho Alleghany polleo depart
inont, is that the real object of tho
eucis whs to soouo the freodom of tno
real ortuto swindler. .1. C Bjrl. who
is serving a seven-year ontom-o in tlm
penitoniiary. This opinion in shared
by tho l'ittsburg polico oillolul 1ho,
aud many reasons aio hiought forward
to conllrm th3 theory. Among the,
aro tho fact that Boyd in wanted iu
nearly ovcry state in tho Union on
charges of real e-tato swindles, as
ronfederattw all over the country, and
is aocouuted ono of the wealthiest prls
oners in Riverside. It is argued that
Berkman'H friends could not atfoid tho
expensive nutllt which was used in this
instance, and their resource could not
possibly equal tho.o of Boyd's coufod
Tho plan by which tho rescuers
hoped to reach the inside ot the peni
tentiary wall was by a tunnel from tho
collar of a houso on Sterling street,
nearly opposite ono of tho gatos. Their
work is remarkable, ronsidoilng tho
obstacles to bo overcome. Investiga
tion today shows that the tuuuol was
over 200 feet long, but beounso of its
zig-zag charactor had not raohod tho
prison wall. Ono of tho ollloors who
rmwlpil a ili-taneo of 201 foot in tho
dark pussagoway today wu compollod
to return before reaching its ond by
roason of the foul gas arising. From
this it is inferred that the tunnol had
tapK)d a sewer. Director Mulh, how
ever, believcB that tno noan uuuy u.
ono of the tnnuclcrs will bo dlscovorod
tomorrow when tho tunnel Is oponod
from tho surface. Ho thinks the man
was overcome by gas, and that his
Tho elaborate arrangements that had
been made for completing tho tunuel
and for piovlding for the safety of tho
diggers is a source of amazomeut to
tho authorities. An electric boll, con
nected with the entrance of tho tunnol
iu tho cellar, was used iu giving the
workers and watchers an instant warn
ing, and an air pump had been used to
keep ihe tunuel free from gas. It is
estimated that the electric plant and
other apparatus used cost tho would-bo
i liberators at least $2,000.
Column SufTorod Sovoro Loss
in tho Fight.
WERE DRIVEN SOUTHWARD
Itiiolmi l'urcrs rnrrril Abandon
Muk.trii-HoifM ln"l"K I"l'il'ltHiill
to llntult AicNliut I'nrelmier..
Arm, ,,! .w,8.UpPLji
Nw "Vork, Aug. - ...
rl James II. Wiun,,7',,W.
or Han Vnmhm, v Z7HHM
lrk August I. .m&Sfl
nmone. aiiiru for (1m- i M
II. ItUUVt'H mid (j. m ' 7ttlHt,
mmmi I l,o thought tin v r J
ru ... uimm eoubi l ,",u' H
hoinogonooiiH wliol,. aft'nf,N,
that such a thing L ' ', em J
unit it depended tho .
.kill nn.1 tt f tl.o u,
St. Petersburg, A
Inn iiniierill staff
tmtohes from vavlmiH vomumnderH null
imust 2.- Tho Hun
itn tin ttjiia .1 1 hi . . . icrn
I nil mW 41.... ..III. i IIJB A,...,
bating aserious stateof affair, through - ,y " .
'"'J , would bo much iirmHw
1 , for tho advance. , 7 Z ".l
.,f Mann uirlii. 11IO ruVOIl 111
inhOilHirhood of Mukden and th
-tut northward has assuined surl
twir Hnnri Ibat till) Russian I'Ollllll
t.nnn eoiniiolled to retreat from Muk
den southward. Fighting eoiitlniums
lv, tho column with dlllloulty reached
tlio station nt tho Ajasiindzhm, whom
on July It was surrounded by I'hlni'KU
troops. Kelnforoomonts Voro sent nnd
tho withdrawal of tho column wiim
elfeoted to Daschlzao with 48 t'licuiil
ties, killed, wounded and mlsidng.
Tho rallw.iy from Mukden to Tolln
aud Daschizao has been completely
destroyod and tho fato of the workmen
and railway otllclals north of Mukden
is not known. Tho whole Mukden dls
trlct Is menaced l.y argo uouioho, v.... ooforo , tlioranBliVl.mTiil,a
neso troops with artillery. ! n, h ' mv rl
LhlnoHO troops anil noxers, in oun
I treaties. havt iiDPoared at tho 1
an nrn.y to tako gr-at .""HI
Mipplles. The rmintr. i.Tl
low plain, almost dnvi.i.i ,.' m
'rum "1 i
"""" "iu nu ireesoi i
I'ouid bo usod fur
v.vus ovon scrape tlio burl
trees to got fuel. th.. J""i
and rloo stalks. -il.n, . J
11 niiH - -1
tlm I....' '11
got by fornuliiL'. .,. .i." H
ally nothing tn ninii... . fa
i'iiiiiuiiig inui a.,,! tt ,
thor than tlmr. n ,w'l,r'
inuoh, and I do notwhbto l j
... ,.. vl iiiiik.i ,h, j- m
towus ol Tukshou, Hlnjudshl and lla
inoro aruiio mmmt.ln, w J I
natural olistaoles. 'fhers-,,
i..(v .,...,,.. ilm iiilii.btiiuits to rovo It. I . lnJi0l eou-l
On July 17 the garrison at filnjudshl w,n " a jQJ
was shelled from tho town, three i .,, , . "
liolne kilhsl. A Russian detachment , , ! ,3
returning from an inspection of alfnlrs ., , """W-.lnS
in Oaoudun jHtnlnsula was attacked and ,
surrounded by I'ltlneso tnwim July 'Jl.
The Itiuslans eventually repulsed tint
niilneno with a loss of eight Cossacks
killed and 10 wounded.
will lie iuiiKi-tllilo
hordes nf men
which they may feed. JD JJl
m -ini. nuppne- c,HI, In m.i.,
the Pol llu river and It,
win.... i j nines oi
wiu.u ib ii.u iiit.nmii, Kyea o.a
torn up, ktill It will tut Low 4ii
to get it into oHjmtloii, Tin Oil
havo only a vague notion ol ffi
iaci.es. limy nave nail iitmu fcl
A SUDDEN ENDING.
Collnpur nf tlm llxTiiltUlon In tllfi
lUiiibllo of Colombia.
Washington, July 00 The state de
TKirrmont luiH rni'i'lvixl a dinruitch from
placed inthe month of the cannon, aud j Consul-General (ludgor, at Panama,
Runnert was about to drive tlio cnargo ' anouncing tno coiiapco oi tne revoiu-
,tll Kcril Von Krltrlxr, (Irriimii, Wrr
Alii- July ii.
Waahliigton, August a. Tho uficot
of the dav's news from ('lilna was to
freshen tho hojio that tho government . niastoni, but generally they fonfe
can toon got iu direct communication ' drilling only hen tlicy felt Lb j
with Minister Conger. The mass of , They om gianl lighters when u-j,
testimony as to his Ixdug tills e us Into winning, and thev tiles Lllhy n
as the 21?d Inst, is now w great iih to ' 'I'lmj do not light well when tktjl;
warrant tho deiartment in resuming . to loo. d they aro eaully lUaji
(xnisideratious of projects for the future.
With all its anxiety to get Mr. Conger
and tho Amorirans iu I'nkln mifely
n way, tlm department Is proceeding with
proper precaution, and is by no means
disposed to accept any proposition that
would undulv jeopardize their livei.
home. The iiowder sack was too long
for the gun, and in forcing it into tho
cannon the canvas was torn, some of
tho powder falling to tho ground just
below the nozzle of the cannon. Priv
ate Ruppert stood facing the gun, ram
rod in hand. Balsley also faced the
gun, wnuo a number oi soiaierB unit
civilians were gathered around, despite
tne commands ot tne otllcers in com
maud to keep back.
one nttered the words:
"Watch them scatter."
There was a fiah of powder on the
ground, the Humes were communicated
to the powder which was to be fired in
the cannon and the gun was discharg
ed. The ramrod was broken ond shot
from the cannon aud Balsley aud Rup
pert had their clothes blown from thei
bodies, which were blackened with
powder. The others staggered back,
burned and blinded. The wounded
were taken to the hospitals.
Borne say it was a man in uniform
wno tlirew the cigarette, but an eye
Nitness declares it was a small boy
fnrlli Dakota Tornado.
Hillsboro, N. D July 31. A severe
tornado passed through Traill countv
yesterdav afternoon, and across the
her into Minnesota, whero it split into
two parts. The path of the storm in
Traill county was 37 miles long and
four miles wide. Three miles north of
Caledonia the house of Thomas Kvereon
was demolished and his 17-year-old son
killed. At Caledonia the city hall aud
Presbyteriau church were wrecked.
and nearly every building in the town
was injured. So far as known, the
K verso n boy was the only, one killed.
Hid Nome Tundra Ilurnrri.
Seattle, July 80 . A speeial to tho
times says: Cape Nome waB treated
to a great coullugrationn early iu this
month. Miles and miles of tundra
was burned over and many native
homes destroyed. The fire began close
to the eastern suburbs of Nome aud
swept the coutitry from tho outer edge
f the sand beach to the foothills and
fur belw Capo Nome, so that the sur
face looks like a vunt prairie that has
been burned over,
l'l oniliirlit Sr Vork (ivrnian,
New York, July 31. William
Kramer, a millionaire real estate own
er, jouuner ot tne Atlantic Garden
Music Hull, owner of tho Thalia thea
ter aud one of the best known Germans
in New York, tiled today, aged 06
More Tloopa Krom Cubit.
Santiago do Cuba, July 31. The
fiecond battalion of the Fifth United
States infantry, Major Borden com
rounding, will leave tomorrow for the
United otates, 'Ihe companies at
Guantanamo and Baracoa will be
taken aboard en roue. Tho otllcers
have received instructions to prepare
warm clothing for a hard winter cam
paign, and to be ready to re-embark
shortly after arriving in Now York
AI the men are outhusiaBtio at the pros
peot of active service in China,
tionary movement there. Ho states
that the Liberals unexpectedly surren
dered und that-quiet now provails at
Panama, July 30. The insurgent
in tho department of Panama have surrendered.
New York, July 30. Consul -Goneral
Suddenly some ' E,,P'onlni ' the republic of Colombia,
I said today of the revolution in Panama:
"I think it is all over. Right hundred
government troops met 1,200 insurgents
and either killed or wounded 400 of
them. Reinforcements for the govern
ment came just then, General Campos
bringing 1,000 additional troops.
There was nothing else to do, and tho
insurgents just laid down their arms
STRUCK BY LIGHTNING,
llrant Car Arrlilont In Whlth Tntrf
una U.rn Injurt4.
Toledo, Ohio, Aug. l.-Tti pj
wero iiijurcii, one miuur, uatii
lousjly, iu u street cur ircldetirl
Cncli ml, .lit Ui tli nuitiU nf iinnlT.liiiiiil tOUluht
acceptance of thu proposal to have tho Tho Injured wore taken into
Chinese government deliver tho fore gu . cent drug stores und pliysicUa'i
ministers at Tien Tsln, for it Is reul ud their Injuries cared fur Mill i
Izod that tho escort might be ovcruow-. could bo taken home.
ered by superior forces of Boxers on Tho accident wun a pecnlurw.
tho way to rho eea. Tho state depart , resulted from an explodon tlutk
mont has come to tho conclusion that , iied, no one twins to know ea:
.Mr. Concor himself is the best Hereon ! how. It had just rciicbeJ Ins
to judge of tho conditions undor which necoud street when a Ulndinj til
his iloliveranco shall be effected, and. f electricity, followed lr M
tlipmiimi. it ( hi.iiIii iitnbint- tn tin, tunoke. and cries of iolured tt
Chinese government to placo It iu com J " they were tumbled Into tie itt
California Oil InJa.
Washington, Jnly 80. Commis
sioner Hermann, of the general land
ofilco, has decided to continue for a
reabonablo time the suspension of about
50 whole townships in Los Angeles,
San Francisco and Vimlia land dis
tricts in California, from disposition
under the agricultural law, on roprosen
tntions that they contain valuable oil
deposits. A thorough inquiry iuto tho
true character of tho lands is now in
progress. Petitions and sworn protests
have been posted with the gonoral land
otllce, setting out that vust areas of
non-Uji'icultural lands in California
have avory Indication of containing val
uable deposits of oil. The land ofllce
last February ordered tho suspension of
these townships, iu view of tho con
troversy over their value as oil lands.
The action is in line with a recent de
cision of Judge Ross, of tho United
States circuit court for tho southern
district of Californa.
municution with Mr. Conger, in order
that it may bo adviied by him. That
requirement was tho first nf tho condi
tions laid down by President McKinley
in his answer to tho appeal of tho Chi
ueso emperor, m that the cltuation dip
lomatically cannot be said to havo lieen
materially changed by tho develop
ments of today.
Monterey, Mux., Aug. 1. At Muto
huala, a mining camp south of Mon
attracted the attention of txUttJpB
urs.br. The inlurles r of nil
ehnrnuter that ther aro in ettrfil
stance extremely painful.
Tho car was provided with tie!
two-light circuits, but thecreBl
thu onininn that duriui: the r
lighttiiug struck the ehort circuit i
out it out. Tills left but one cisj
unprotected with the coanedls: '1
subjoin to a cutout or any Bt
of electricity. Ju-t hovr theeittefl
occurred is not known, but the tK
flra broko out in tho La Par, inino and , , " . i th tU lurid t&
before tho miners could reach tho -ar-i
face nmuy of them were entombed ,d . ? ' ltn i
either binned to death or suffocated.
It is thought tho loss of life will reach
30. Thero is grout axcitemout In the
town and tho number of missing men
cannot bo accurately determined. Al
ready 1 1 bodies havo been removed.
Ramon Gomez, thu mine foreman,
boldly descended tho shaft and
iuto thu burning chum
pose of aiding tho unfortunate miners
Ho was overcome with smoke nnd per
ished. His body has boon recovered,
Tho fire ragod fiercely for 1 1 hours.
of nain and astonishment were i
by men aud women, falling e "l
other out of tho cur.
HWbiwhj Treasurer CoiniulU Suicide.
Seattle, July 30. W. L. Motoalf,
treasurer of the city of Hkagway,. com
mitted suicide by shooting himslf In
the head on Jnly 20. Tho cause for
the deed is not known, nppurently,
even umong intimate friouds of tho do
ceased. Metcalf was 82 yeurs old, a
native of the stato of Washington, and
unmurriod. He went to Alasku in the
early 00s, rosiding at Sitka, 'Juneau
and finally at Snkcwav. dnrint. nit
which time ho held many nositions nf
trust. Ho was a momber of tlm vita
and the Arctio Brotherhood. HiS
parents reside in Seattlo.
Defeat of Anbunteei,
Bekwal, Ashantee. Jnlv28 f!nim,i
Moroland. under lnstru
Colonel Willcocks, with a forco of in
fantry and five guns, nttaoked a largo
war camp at Kokofu. With a brilliant
ChurgO tho btockados were rnuI,Ufl !,.
fore tlio enemy had timo to occupy
them, and, therefore, they were forced
to evacuate the town. A largo amount
of ammunition and arms were cap
tured, The town was then razed, thus
removing an imnortant nkt.ni.
Colonel Wlllcoek's flank.
i The I'eonln of Manila
Over the Anuieiir,
...it.. r f A,,,. 1. Th
shaft and went I .i
:iber for tho pur Bonor VlltOTUO and his politicUl W
eis to commemorate tlie nw'J
...lLwl'l,, nunno. Tlio poopn
passive, unonthusiastio and i H
intorosted. Failing to '"J
tanL-iblo. effoctlvo result! of m
they say thoy can see no reaios i w
.i. ...i ' Tuft and u
leagues of the coimnlwion M
.trained to decline touttond the W
a. thoy had. been
speoches would tavor "''"i""-j m
could not pavolf 1 Z
i.. Kirt nrawnt. Stnot rt
Old KxneUler Faotory lluriiFd,
Lebanon, Or., Aug. 1. Lobanon
was again visited by a flro Inst nl'jht
aljout 10 o'clock. Tho building that
was recently vacated by tho Lebanon
excelsior factory was discovered to be
on fire and within a few minutes tho
wholo structure was in Humes. It wum
undoubtedly tho work of incendiaries.
Tho property Ixdonged to O'Neil Bros.
00 reiorson. mo loss is ubout ipi.GOO; no, foreseeing wi -i , $
no iuHuruuco. Tho Lebonon Flouring buuqnot witbout the Auioric .
Mot- 1 ... , " ......I.. ..i.i n them w
...... a auu oiooinu ligl.t unit Wilier wouny Hpjiciuu
plants, wero In closo rango of tho burn I promising that
iug uu.in.ngs ami wero nail,ly scoiohcd, , spoooncs. .-.rseitr
nut otnerwiso wero not damaged. Tho ' Tho provost's csnuo"" .
vuu..u.. iu uuuriiuuiKUK. gOOIl WOriC, lua guunin wii i i tt'1"'' !
Imported I,u),oriir Arretted.
Kaglo Pass, Tox August 3. Soven-ty-flvo
Mexicans who woro about to
procood to tho Indian territory as labor
era and wero mispootod of having boon
hlrod in violation of tho contruot labor
law wero" detained hero by United
oiaios authorities. Fifty of til
found to bolong to this sido of
Grande and woro liberated.
muinder were roturned undor guard.
Mollueux'a I'etltlou Denied.
New York, Augst 3. Judgo Dngro,
of tho suiremo court, todny handed
down a deoisiou denying tho petition
of Weeks and Battlo, nttornoya for Ro
land B. Molineux, for n writ of inaii
damns to comnol Rocordor finfr
murlly to dooido the Molinoux appeal
I The fiesta Zd
novo ocen prum" - bM
l'iftyof thorn woro 0d. Ono'hnndrcd and W'mA
ih Hlrln nf thn 1I,. . ' . 1.111..1 110 taKOD P'jl
1110 io Vortv lusurgeni .
Washington, AnjfW nord M
dopartmont una , ,el co"i
W Ilium T. Fco, United I JJJ
at Bombay, ffi,MjA
.1.... i- innn 28 0' 1
uv iiiuv - ponavi' ",vl
with 0,000 tons of com
tnr the "u il
tho pooplo of A'"ent ... ludU-
tho faiinno nrnvj: tlM
lwpors. Judge Dugro's docislon
"delay of many months in tho Moll- Rosohurg and a largo
ncux caie, during which tho condemn. d t Wlnohe.tor, Do.
All tnn.. 1 I - . 1 . . ' . CMV-
-: : . ,t to ".'ti
An olectrio iigu. i ,
erocieii u ctv
bv Portland ond EaWu c,y
wu-i Biay m mo uenth coll.