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IIOWAItD IIROWN, Inbs.
COTTAGE GROVE . OREGON.
EVENTS OFTHE DAY
Comprelitnlve Review at the Import
ant Happening! of the Post Week,
Presented In Condensed Form, Mast
Likely to Prove Interesting.
Tho democrats of tho Flrat Oregon
diet riot hnve nominated A. li. Ream
A- colored BArter on nn Brie Pull
man wan found to hnve the smallpox.
Tlio car was quarantined.
Immigration authorities at Winnl-
pee, Manitoba, have-appealed to the
military for tents to house new set
The falsework of the Panhandle:
bridge, near Pittsburg, which la be
ing rebuilt, caught Are anil was part
Whlttnkpr Wright claims to bo a
cttlien of the United States, anil says'
that tho Commissioner who hoard his
case la without Jurisdiction.
Bruco Marcunt, a Jackson, Ky,
young man of good family, has. undet
tho vagrancy law, been sold Into ser
vitude for six months. Mnrcum Is so
averse to work that the highest bid
Ton skeletons In receptacles of flat
stones, uncovered on a farm oast ol
Hopklnsvlllo, Ky., are pronounced by
Professor Morehead. of Phillips Acad
emy, those of a-race of prehistoric
A pony engine collided with the
rear end of a passenger-train on the
Lake Shore branch line at Ashtabula,
O. Fireman Dogue, of the pony on-
glno, was killed, threo tralnmon were
injured and several passengers more
or Ipsa hurt.
Eight now veins of coal Have been
discovered Just south of Wilkesbarre,
Pa. With 12 veins underneath now
being worked, this makes 150 feet of
coal. It is estimated there are 300,
000.000 tons In this tract, which Is
owned by the Delaware, Lackawanna
& Western and Lehigh & WllKesbar-
re Coal Company.
Two passengers were injured serions-
y at Battle Creek, MIcb., when
Grand Trunk smashed a trolley car.
Philadelphia has been offered the
entire alt collection of P. A. B. WiJ
ener, provided a suitable building is
erected for its exhibition.
Aeceiver has been appointed at
Chclago to take charge of the affairB
of the Mississippi Valley store com
pany, whose factory la at Fulton, III
Robbres wrecked the vault of the
bank oi Smithton. Missouri, with dy
namite The noise awoke citizens,
who drove the thievea away before tbey
secured any booty.
Engineer Clark and Fireman Higglns
were seriously injured in a collision of
a Southern Pacific passenger and freight
train, at Lordsbury, N. M. A switch
had been loft open.
Mandblakie Dube, son of a Natal,
South Africa, Zulu chief, has been
called from his studies in this country
to assume the chieftaincy. Ilia fath
er's health ia failing.
Three salamanders taken from a well
108 feet deep at Ban Marcos, Tex., were
cn exhibition in the New York aqua
rium. The well baa thrown up several
specimens ol blind fish, bnt none bare
Israel leander, owner of the tenement
house in Philadelphia in swbicli three
lives were lost by firo, is charged with
criminal negligence in not providing
fire escapee. The coroner's jury holds
nim responsible lor the tenants' deaths.
The appellant division ol the su
preme court of New York hag reversed
the decision of the lower conrt giving
the heirs ofT,. I. lliueadle $10,000 for
his death in the Park avenue tunnel
disaster. The award ia declared to be
Indians may collect a tribal fee from
outsiders glazing cattlo on Indian Ter
The Repnblirana of the First Oregon
district on the 24th ballot nominated
lilnger Hermann for cohgreas. (
Rev. Gustavo Gothiel, of New York,
ia lying at death's door with brain
fever. He ia nearly 70 years old.
The United 6tatea blscnit company,
with an authorized capital stock of t-i,-fiOO.OOO,
has incorporated at Trenton,
Jnhn Hays Hammond, the noted
mining engineer, is going to Mexico
city to manago the mining interests of
The canal commission ia preparing
for work at Panama.
President Rcos'evolt was escorted to
the VolIowBtone park irom Gardiner,
Mont., by tho
Janioua Bay troop ol
Tho Seventh national bank, of New
York, ia to be sold to tho Mercantile
nationial, ol that city, for 2,700,000,
It ia 70 years old
A trolley car was struck bv a Grand
- Trunk train at Battle break, Mien., and
mashed into kindling wood. Two pas
engeis wore seriously Injured.
Rear admiral George E. Belknap
retired, veleran of tho Civil and Chi
note wars, ia dead.
Jersey ' City. nndor the statutes of
New Jersey, lias placed a bail on all
playa of a Tracy nature.
A measure is now before the New
Votk legislature appropriating- 1350,
000 lor tho St. Louis fair.
Cold weathsr lias ruined tho peach
and strawberry crops of the east and
west (hcres ol Maryland,
.. Secant statistics show that that the
rate of-daatha from cancer In Great
Britain has doubled in the laat -10
Tho now Chinese minister at Wash
ington sayai "The first part of-Aiy
name, which corresponds to yodr John,
Is epelled Chentung all ' 'one woW;
Ghentung. "The middle part ia rhy
family name. Wang pronounced aajif
It were spelled .Leeang,. The lattfer
flart la, phjlq Cheng, M name, there
ore, ia Chentung Liang Cheng "
CUT IN TWO BY STCAtlUR.
ischooner'Run Dawn on Outf Two Chil
dren and Sailor Drowned.
St. Loula. April 15. A special to
tho Republic from Galveston, Tet.,
Tho schooner Margaret U "Ward
was rammed and sunk by the South
ern Pacific steamer HI Rio, 26 miles
eest of Galveston liar, lt night.
Two children of Captain MrKown, of
the schooner, were lost anil one sea
man of the same vessel. '
According to Captain McKown. nil
his lights were burning brightly and
every possible signal made to avert
the coillston. hut the big steamer bore
straight down upon the doomed ves
sel, catting her In two anil sending
her to the bottom Immediately. From
accounts of the collision given by tho
engineer, Clark, and Chief Mate In
iralla. It was .about JO seconds from
the time of the collusion until the
The captain had hla family on
board. They were aaleep In the cab
in. T mate saw the steamer nno
started to ring the bells. The whole
turn ml out: all bells were ring
Inc. the whkrtlea were blowing, all
hnnde on deck w-ere shouting for dear
life and both anchorage lights were
showing when the El Rio struck the
schooner carrying away ner rut-cane
way and wheel-bow and cutting Into
All hands took to the rigging. Cap
tain McKown Bad his son in his arms,
but was struck with aomething In get
tine Into the rinsing and the little fel-
lew slipped Into the sea. Mrs. Mc
Kown gave the little girl to one of
tho sailors who was lost In trying to
RAISED FROM THE DEEP.
One of the Spanish Ship Sunk by Dew.
ey'a Fleet at .Manila.
Manila. April 15. The warshlr.
Relna Christina, the flagship of Ad
miral Montejo. which was sunk by
Admiral Dewey, was flouted and
beached yesterday. The skeletons o.f
nbout SO of her crew were found In
One skeleton was evidently that or
an officer, for it had n sword by Its
side. There are fifteen shell holes In
tho hull of the Relna Christina, one
made by an eight-inch and others
smaller. Tho main Injection valve Is
mlsslnir. showing tho ship was scut
tied when abandoned. The hull Is In
Captain Albert R. Coudon. com
manding the naval Btatlon at Cavlte.
took charge of the remains of the sail
ors, expressing a doslre to give them
an American naval funeral. The
Spanish residents are anxious, how
ever, to ship tho skeletons to Spain
and It Is suggested that the transport
Sumner convey them to Spain by the
way of the Stiex Canal In June.
A wreaking company Is. endeavoring
to raise all tho sunken Spanish war
Dr. Max Uh'e Has Reen Able to Trace It
Back 2,000 Years.
San Francisco, April 13. The ear
liest American civilization, for ante
dating the generally accepted limits
of pre-Columbus culture, has been
traced In Peru by Dr. Max Uhle, di
rector of the anthrological excava
tions and PTtrinratlons of the Univer
sity of California In that country.
Where heretofore Inca traditions had
ld scientists to believe that Peruvian
civilization extended back only a few
centuries before the coming of the
Spaniards, the archeological work of
Dr. Uhle has established the fact
ht a great civilization flourished
2000 years earlier, at the least esti
mate, and that a cultured race, of
higher development than the Incas
was in existence before the Trojan
This remarkable discovery follows
as a result of the studies made In the
two expeditions which Dr. Uhle led
n .recent vears at the etnense of Sirs.
Phoebe Hearst and under the aus
pices qf the University of California.
DAM BURSTS IN COLORADO.
Irrigates Valley Too Suddenly and Drives
Delta, Colo., April 14. The dam of
tho Bonnoy reservoir, near Olathe. IB
mlloe .from this city, gave way early
to-lay, causing damns estimated at
from $50,000 to $75 000. Tho reser
voir is owned by tho Garnet Ditch &
Reservoir Company and furnishes
water for Irrigating the Garnet raes?.
The company's house below the dam
was demolished, and its occupants
barely escaped with thoir lives, being
forced to wade throueh several feet
of water In their night clother.
Riders were gent out to notify the
farmers living along tho Uneompah
ree River above Delta, and It Is
thought that al) escaped before the
flood reached them. Crops In many
Places will be ruined, and several
hundred head of cattle are reported
a lost. The. Denver Rio Grande
track was washed out for n distance
of about three-quartera of a mile.
Examinations for Pnstofflcc.
Washington, April 15. Tle Poet-
omce Department has made an ar
rangement with the Civil Service
Commissions to hold examinations at
ll second-cla poatoffloee on the flrat
Wednesday and Saturday of Mny of
each year for clerks and carriers.
Ktamlnatlons for the first-class of
fices will he held In November. Pout-
masters have been Inatructed to aid
In securing persons to take the ex
aminations. - They are warned not in
any manner to uisauaile applicant", or
use an,y mean, direct pr Indirect, to
wjcure position for special persona.
Religious Riots at Drest.
Brest, April 15. Serious disturb
ances attended tho congress of Cath
olic clubs held here today. Tho cler
icals Indulged in a aories of rannjfes-
rations in ravor or tho religions con-
Kregauons. wnirn led to street cnn.
filets with socialists. A number of ar
rests wero-ma'dojk. Tonluht tho uncial.
let workmen organized a counter
aemonstrution, nnd 3000 of them pa
raded in a body through the town.
singing revolutionary nlra and shout.
ins "Down with tho priests."
She Wants No Reform, I
Pekin, April 15. Tho Dowagor Em-
press has Issued an edict roneallne
t.he ; cqmprshanlayo stamp taxation
scheme, wjilch,Yua,n Sh.1 Ksl. Gover
nor, qi mo. j'rovinco of Chi LI, was
auout to Inaugurate throughout this
province. Tho edict nsBlirna"thn nov-
erty of the people as the reason for
the repeal of tho scheme 1ml II In l.n.
Iloved Yuan 8hl Kal's enemies pro
cured It for the nurnoao of r-rlnnllni?
his 'proposed reforms. 111 i
HAPPENINGS HERE IN OREGON
UASTEKN OKUUON STATION.
Agricultural College Regents Order Ux-
tensive Improvements at Union.
The board, of regents of tho ncrttul
tural college, under whoto aupeivlslou
tho Kaatern Oregon experiment station
at Union la conducted, has decided to
erect n barn on tho Inrm to cost about
.5,000, to bo constructed ot stono nnd
wood, and ot tho latest approved design
A modern cottage and other buildings
will bo built ntnr the barn tor tllo mo
of tho pe-iplo in charge ot this branch
ot experimental work. These build
lugs are erected to enable, thn station
to properly to carry on the work oi
experimenting in thoroughbred lire,
stock, which the regents lmo decided
to add to the work here.
New. Rend In flohcmtn District.
Tho Oregon securities company, ot
Bohemia, has started the construction
ot a wagon road from tho warehouse up
Champion basin to the Champion mine
Tiiis road will coat Irom fi.uou to is.
000, I will bo built by easy grade,
The distauco is about town miles,
I ho company ia also about to install an
olectrln plant near tho warehouse.
which will have 600 liorso power. An
electric lino will be constructed Up this
new road, nnd the power usod for tho
purpose of operating tho machinery ot
Insane Asylum Report.
The report ot SaiierinteiHlont J. F,
Calbreath, ot the Oregon Insane asy
lum, for Match shows a total enroll
mont of 1,-1)7. The number ot pa
tients February 38 was 1,208, and dur
ing March 31 were admitted and twe
e -capes returned. Twenty were dis
charged, 13 died and one eloped, leav
ing 1,207 at the end of the month
There are 107 officers and employes
The cost of maintenance per capita was
tO.00, and per day 33 cents. There
are 2-1 Alaskan patients in charge, for
which tbo state gets 120 a month each
JosephlncFrutt. Prospects are flood
Josephine - rountjjjorchardlata havo
been bnsy foithc pastjthrro weeks and
more apraylncilEsIr trees. Orchard lats
there are taking. a ninth livller Inter
est in this -work nhan eer before.
Many orchards'That have never been
sprayeu oeiore nave been cleaned up
this spring and given a liberal spray ot
lime solution. Taken as a whole the
orchards ot Josephine county look far
better this season than tbey havo ever
oeiore been known, and Indications
point to a, good crop of fruit.
Will Extend Railroad.
The Compter Valley railroad poonle
are quietly preparing to make a move
of aomo kind in tho way cf extending
the road thia spring. Chief Engineer
West has been looking over the country
up above Whitnoy for the paat week,
and President Kcclea has been consult
ing Kith hia lieutenants for several
nays, wruioall ol the officials are
absolutely noncommittal, everything in
urates that tho roat Is to be extended
thia season Into Harney county, possi
ely bb far as Burns.
Timber Land In Wallowa.
The secretary of the interior has an
nounced through the La Grande land
office that two more townsbipeof timber
land in Wallowa county will be onen
lor ntlng April 1, and three more addi
tional townships will be ojien April I5,
fhns making a total ot 720 claims ol
1G0 acres each, or 116,200 acres of new
timber land on tho market. This land
Is estimated by local parties to run
from 1,500,000 to 3,000,000, feet to tbe
Clerk of State Land Board.
M. h. Chamberlain, clerk of the
state lani board, is ill with dropsy,
anu ins physicians say be cannot ia
lover, (jeorgs (j. Brown his .been
elected by tho state land board to fill
tne vacancy caused by hi illness and
absence from office, Mr. Chamber-
ain has been ill teversl week but his
recovery was not despaired of until a
few dayB ago.
Prices of Salmon Fixed.
The 'Columbia river flkhormen's pro
tective union, held a meeting at Astoria
and fixed the prices ot fish for tho
coming rearon at 5 cents psr rouni for
cannery fish and 0 cents psr ponnd for
cold storage flub; that ia tbo-e weigh
ing ?6 pounds or over. As those are
the jirires already- practirall) agreed
uimn by the packers, no controversy la
Quartz Property Changes llandj.
Negotiations have been closed where
by tho Red -Isean quartz property, locat
ed on Ftarvoout creek, was taken over
by a Chicago capitalist, for a 1 12,00,0
consideration, with a largo payment
down. The mine wae bought of Itigg,
Flarom 4 Kvans, of tne city. 7l!gir is
n locomotlvo engineer. Flamm and
Grans are pocket hunters.
Boring for Oil at Myrtle Creek.
Roringa are to bo resumed at the oi!
well at Myrtlo Creek. The well Is now i
at a denth of 1.800 f et nnd thn drill1
tins been stopped on account of lack ol ,
funds. ?.ow that a aulliclont amount
ol stock haa been sold to resume opera
tions work will commence nt onco.
Appointment by Chamberlain.
Governor Chamborlain has. appoint
ed T. B, Howe; of I'orlalnd.to succeed
Captain Iloben as Port warden on tbe
Columbia. The position pays no sal
ary, tho incumbont receiving his com
pensation in ooinmixKiona.
Observation of Arbor Day,
8uierlntendent nf Public instruction
J. II. Ackerman haa Issued a tiin.itl..
manual for tho uso of public jschoola in
preparing lor Arbor day. which will
be April 10. The pamphlet comprises
i j pagea.
Attendants Want More Pay.
The male attendants at tho Oretrnn
state insane asylum hove netltfnnnd
the board of tnuteoe of that instltci
tion for a ralte in salarlos of about' 0
per cent. '
Jackson County Pays Up.
Jacksdn county,, has' pa.ld.Jta ata'e
taxes for 1003 In, Jail by remitting;
RAILROAD HAS LOST,
Patents to Disputed Oregon Lands Set
Aside by Supreme Court.
Tho supremo court has alllnnpd tho
decision ol tho circuit court ol hihhmI
for tho Ninth circuit, which atllriued
tho Judgment of .District Judjo Charles
li. Bellinger, setting nsldo tho pulent
issued by tho eecretnry ol tho Interior
to the Oregon A California railroad
oQuipanyun February 20, 180b, coor-
tug a largo nroa ol land within thn in
domnity limits ot its grant, and in
effect Upholding tho title tit settlers
now upon these landa or tstnbllahlng
the rights ot settlers to huiealtcr ac
quire title to tho same.
All ot tho lands affected by thia de
cision are nioro than 20 nnd within 30
mllea weat ot tho railroad, between
Jefferson, in Marlon county, and Rose-
burg, in Douglas county.
Outlaw Mined It.
It has been found that tho original
minor and man who dug tho myster
ious tunnels of a "lost mine" recently
discovered on Grave creek, Southern
Oregon, was Tom Kast, in whoso honor
Tom Kast crock, one ot tho tributaries
ot Grave creek, was named. He was n
notorious character during tho early
days, and gained a bad reputntlpn on
account ot the number ot Indians and
Chinamen ho killed. It is evident the
tunnols an 1 development ot tho mine
were conio.iled purpotely by hast, and
tbo mysterious part ol tho affair la how
ho could have removed so much dirt
and done so great an amount ot work
without being discovered.
More Land to Be Opened.
It is announced through the La
G rondo land otllco that 60,000 acres ol
land in tho northeastern part ot Baker
county will be thrown open to settle
ment within a few weeks. Tho land
lies along Snake river nnd comprises
portions ot threo township. The
country ia generally rough and mouu
tainoua, but thero ia Fa goodly rorllon
ot rich land, suitable tor fruit cu tnre
and general farming purposes. There
la plenty of water, with splendid oppor
tunities for the construction pf irrigut-
ng canals at medium cost.
Insurance Business In Oregon.
The annual report ot Secretary ot
Stato Dunbar concerning the insurance
bueinrae transacted in thia stato in the
year 1902 shows an increase ot IS per
cent over the preceding year. The
per cent tax on net premiums pro
duced a revenue of 3k,507, as com
pared with $33,083 In 1901. Theisks
written in fire insurance increased
from $7-1,000,000 to $80,000,000, the
property-owners paying out as premi
ami the sum of f 1,013,39:. Losses
were paid to the amouiit ot tOSU.MS
and premiums returned $111,511.
Indian War Vets Must Wait.
Adjutant General O. U. Gantenbein,
Oregon -National Guard, Is In receipt
of a letter from F. E. itittmnn, auditor
of the war department at Washiniton
In which he states that it Is Impossible
at the present time for lilai to rend
data which General Gantenbein needi
before paying tho Indian war veterans
of Oregon for their services. In compli
ance with tho'net of February 24, 1903.
it will eviuent'y be two mont lis before
this money can bo paid.
Tho electric sawmill under construc
tion at St. John's, a suburb ot Port
land, will begin operation about the
first ol next month. Goorgo W
Brower Is tbe Inventor. It ia a novel
plant. It will rnnreieut an outlay ol
about $60,000, land will have a cut
ting capacity of from 76,000 to 100,000
teet of lumber per day. The motive
power will be euppliod by electririty.
and tbe sawa will be operated in each
a way that tho largest logs cau be auwed
lireclly into lumber.
Large Door Factory at St. Helens,
Rainier will probably soon have the
largest exclusive door factory in ojiera
tion in tho Nortliuiwt. A lew mouthi
ago . ii. j'iue s uoor tactory nas
burned down at that place, and Is now
being rebnilt - in a now location on i;
mucu jargor ecaiu.
Fish Warden Reports.
Tho monthly report of Fish Warden
Van Da en f lions tho receipts of his
otltce for March to havo been .fOHtl.lO,
of which $112.00 waa from fines and
salex of contraband salmon, and the
balance from licenses.
Wheat Walla Walla, 70c; blue
stem, 7o; valley, 76c'
Barley Feed, $21,00 per tun; hrew
Flour Beet grade, $3.P64.25 ; grah
MilletufTu Bran, $19 per ton:
mlddlinga, $ 24; shorts, $10.80(320
Oats No. 1 white, $1.16 3 1.20;
'v- -34gi.io pr cental.
Hay Timothy. $131113.60; clover.
$10911; cheat, $1112 per ton,
rotatoes iseet unrbauka, ooo per
aacK; ordinary, 29(3400 por cental,
growers' prices; Merced sweeta, $2(3
2.25 per cental.
.Poultry Chickens, mixed, lS18c;
young, las? Ho; hens, 12c; turkeys,
live, 1017o; dressed, 2022c; ducks,
Hgl.bO or dozen; goeae, $0(38
Cheese Full cream, twins, 10K
17c; Young America, 17J6 63 I8c;
(aoiory prices, llftc less.
Butter Fancy croamory, 30(332 Jai
per pound; extraa, 30c; dairy, 20(3
22'Ao; store, 1618c.
Kgga lfl17Jc per dozen.
Hops Choice, 2 Q22o per pound.
Wool Valley, T1216f! Eastorn
Oregon, 814Mc; mohair, 8Z3S3c.
Ilset Groos, cowaj S3J4c por
ponnd; steersi 4(34?ic; dreaaed, 7&o.
Mutton Gross, ia ner Donndt
Lambs Gross, 4o per pound)
Hons Groas, 0Ho per nonndi
MAYlllVlt OV ftLANDS.'
Danish Commission Returns Much Dta
cuurnged With Conditions.
Washington, April 14, Advices rr
eclved huro arc to Iho utfoct that tho
loyal coimulBSlan loft St. Thomas
lew days ago for Dcnmnrk In n pea
stmlstlc frame ot mind, After the
treaty ot cession had been laid nsldo
tho Danish government, to pl.tontol
toe losmonu ot inn iinninu west in
tiles nnd the people nt homo who fa
vored rosslon to tho United Stntna,
sent this commission to the Island t
devlao numha for tho Improvement of
tho ruudltlona of thn lalHtiuera by th
readjustment ot salaries, tho oat
llahmentut direct line of steamship
and chnnKea In customs dutlea. whir
It was hoped might reconcile the la-
landora to their retention by Den
juark. It now nppcars that Iho coin
mission wnH verv much d scnuraiic
by what It saw nnd heard, so It I en
tireiy posmuie that there win bo
strong revival of the cession mov
mont In Denmark when they return
Technically tho treaty of cession
nit I lied by the United State Sou
nte la ponding before the Dan-
lah Government, nnd It thero Is
a chnngo In public feeling there
It may bo ratified nnd tho ces
sion completed, providing ' tho Rigs-
dag Is palled In special sosalon
beforo July, when tho tlmo allowed for
exchange ot ratifications expires.
MIW CRUISUR TACOMA.
Date for the Launching at San Franclsci
Soon to Bo Fixed.
Washington. April 14. Tho Nav
Department expects to bo advised
within n short time ot tho dnto when
tho Union Iron Works, at San Krnn
clsco, will launch the cruiser Tacotnn
building at Its yards. Thia date la
always act by tho shipbuilders, nnd
approved by tho Secretary of tho
Navy, All arrangements lor tho at
tending ceremony In thia Instance
will be concluded between tho Union
Iron Works nnd tho reprnacntntlvo of
Tacoma, probably the Mayor, who will
also deslgnnto tho young wotnnn who
to christen tho now vessel ns It
starts on Its first plunge Into the
It Is hardly probable that many rep
resentatives of tho Department from
Washlugton will attend tno coromony
becnuse of tho distance although all
bureau chiefs and tho Secretary will
IILIND CHAPLAIN DEAD.
Venerable Dr. Mllburn Passes An ay In
Ilia Eightieth Year.
Washington, April 13, Rev. Wlllam
Mllburn, the venerable blind chaplai
ol tho United Mates senate, died
'anta Barbara, Cal., today. .Mr. Mil
burn, accompanied by hia two nieces.
the Misses Timloy, loll Washington lor
the Pacific coast about a year ago. The
chaplain as in broken health. The
rhange brought no great Improvement
in his condition, and when congreBS
met in December ho forwarded hla res
ignation to Washington." bat It was
never a -tod upon.
Mr. Mllburn was twice elected chap
lain of congress, the Urat timo In 1815
when a llttio ovor 22 years ot ago. II
was twice chaplain of the home of rer
reaontntlvca and laMly chaplain ot the
onate. to which omen ho waa elected
niSSIO.NARIES ARB TAKEN.
Qermans Arrest OraJuates of America
School In Carolines.
Boston, April 14. News of tho Br
est of a number of native graduates
from a mission school at Ruk, ono of
tho Carollno Ulnnda. by tho Captain
if a Gorman wnrshln. who carried
'hose In custody to Ponnna. thn sent
of the German government, 300 miles
tway, was received today by th
American Board uf Foreign Missions
The advices were from Rev. William
L. Stlnson. who said the arrest was
mndo on the ground that the natives
nreach ngalnst the German govern
nient. The natives were seized De
emuer zu. Tney were still held on
February lu, the date of Mr. Stlnaon'i
The officials of tho American Tlnnrd
have Informed tbe State Department
of tho arrests, requesting that steps
toward redress uo taKon.
Sultan Badly Scared.
Constantinople. April 14. The
lews of (ho death of M. St. Cherhlna
ho llustiUin Consul at Mltrovltza
Ruronean Turkey, who wns shot by
n Albanian sontlnol recently nt that
omco has grcntly alarmed the mi
norities here, "who nntlclnnte com
plications with Russia. Consular ro-
norts from Masastlr show that thn
nnrclilrnl conditions prevailing thero
im uecominc more oculr. assassi
latlons of bolh Christians nnd Mua-
lelman are Increasing. In the dis
trict 'of Prllep during tho paat week
no lose than 80 Christians were k ad
For Shorter Workday,
Phllado phla. April 14, Union tex
tile workers of this city nasjimbled In
onventlon today for the mimosa ol
rormmatlruc demands to bo nrosented
to tno operators. The movement- om
brsres .every grade of toxtlle work. It
will affect directly about 60 000 ooor-
no ana mairectly about 100.000 nd
dltlonnl hands. Tbo convention .nd
'ourned to night after adontlno. a reso
lution demanding a CS-hour week
leaving the wage question for future
consideration, A atrlko will follow
tno refusal of the manufacturers to
accept tho proposition.
Submarine Boats Succeed.
Washington, April 14. Announce
ment of th.o successful trials of the
inlwnnrlno boats Pikp nnd Grampus
nt nan franciaco waa rocoivod nt the
Navy Department today from Captain
W. II. WMiltlng. Above the water tho
Qrnmpus nmdo a speed of 8.45 knots
nnd submerged 7.3 knots. Tho PIko's
"peed nhovn wntor was 8.61 and sub
In tho torpedo firing tho. records
were: Tho Qrampug at 7.2G knots
mndo n center hit. nnd tllo Plko nt
7.14 knots missed iho target, but'
pointed fair for It.
Two Fleets to Combine.
Wnulilnntnn Ana.fl 1 A O i ,! ,A-A
aent'to ittW-Admliitl IHggliiBon, com
mnnding tho North Atlantic fleet nt
Ponsacola, to lamaln thoro savcral
days pending 'tho arrival of several
carloads of provisions. He will be
Joined thero early next week by Roar
Admiral. Coghlniii with 'tho.Curlbbofiq
Sea division, and tbo .fleet will nro.
coed to Norfolk whore It will be re
viewed by Admiral Dowey. jydmltal,
frigiiian has already loft Pucrto'Cor-
CANAL AT RAPIDS
D0ARD 01' CN0INGUUS TO MEET AT
PORTLAND MAY II.
Declstim on Pinna Will Then lie Iteachcd
May Medlfy Hart I'luti to Kcrp
Within Limit -Will Also I'xamlno
Kuute-SclKine fur Continuum Cuual
Prom lllg Eddy to Cclllu,
Washington, April 16. Rapreaontn
tlve Moody, before lenvlng Wtashlmv
ton, had n final conference with tho
member of tho Hoard ot ICuglnoer
lmvlnit under eona duintlon the onen
Ing of the Columbia River from Tho
DalloH to uetllo. nnd wus inronne
thltt tho Hoard will meet lu Portland
May 11 to consider moio fully nil data
that hn recently been coliixttod by
Major UvuKlltt regnrdlng the portion
ot the river to bo Impioved.
Mr. Moody onys that, while It Ih im-
possibly tn say what thn llonrd will
finally report, its concludim will
largely depend iipuii calculations to
be bnsed on data that ha been cum
plied by Major Ianrntt, bearing nn
tho Rovurnl mndlflontlona or suhatl
lutlon for tho Harts' project.
Mr. Mondv nlsn had under consider
ation with tho eimlneors tho reiiiovnl
of one of tho reefa nt Ten-Mile Rap
ids, with 11 view tn fatllltntlng steam
boat navigation up to tho lower und
ot tho proposed state pnrfngo rend
Thnt nropoalt on Will bo eonsldere
by tho Hoard when It meets. The
Hoard will pronnbly visit tho obstruc
tions In thn river nnd wilt determine
for Itself the need nf blasting on this
reef. Having viewed tho ilver dur
Ing the Summer, thn Hoard nt Its
coming meeting will hnve opportunity
to see tbe stronm at the blah state of
tlTO wntor nnd form n better Iden nf
tno volume of water to ho contiolled
The Hoard will make nn pxtranrdl
nary effort to dnvlso n practical plar
that can bo cnrrlod out nt n cost not
decoding Cniitnln Hurls' estimate to
his original scheme, nnd there Is
some hope thnt such n nlnn mnv
eventually bo found. In the light of
data that has been collected by Mn
Jar iJtnglUt, tho Hoard will ho able
closely to ustlmnto tho coat ot the
several modifications of tho Harts
prolect thnt have been pronarod nnd
will nlsa bo nolo to estimate tho coat
of other schemes that hnvo leer
brought forward by othor engineers
Mr. Moody ban urged that If the
Hnrta plan In an amended form la
not agreed upon, tho Hoard seriously
consider tho proposition of n contln
ifbus cnnnl from tho Big liddy to Ce
lllo, nnd determine whether or jjot
such a canal can he built by mnklnr
nan of natural channels through the
rocks, to tho south of tho river, at
cost not greater than Harts' tmtltnnto
This suggestion will ho Investigated
and, If It proves feasible at renaoa
able cost, may lie nccepted, ns tho nd
vantnges or n continuous cnnnl arc
rucogniied by many of tho olllccrs.
ENGINES CRASH HEAD-ON.
Four Are Kilted and Two More Will Die
' Detalli Meager,
Hnllfnx. N. U. Anrll 15. Four ner-
soaa killed, two fatally hurt, nt leaat
ono mlsalng, and aovcral others slight
ly Injured la the record of n head-on
collision on the Intor-Collonliil Rail
way which occurred Just before mid
"leht Inst nlrht near Windsor June
tion. 17 miles from Halifax.
Tho polos and telegraph lino nlonr
the roadside' were wrecked, anil- thlr
city was cut off from cnmmnnkntlon
with tho outaldo world for hours
Tho trains n co Ils on wero the
Canadian Pacific Hallway express
rrom .Montreal and Boston for Hall
fax, and n fast freight from Hallfar
for Montreal. Tho conductor am'
driver of the freight had order to
tone tne siding at Windsor .Timet n"
and let the express cross, but. for
some unknown reason, Driver Cope
land, of tho freight, mn nnsi the
Junction on the main lino nnd met
tne express two mile beyond.
it ih tnougiu tnni uopeinnd mnv
havo lost control of hlfl trntn, which
wnsmnuo up or 70 cars. Tho freight
was running 26 mllos nn hour, nnd
rno express, which was two hourr
late, was traveling about 45 miles nn
hour. Both trains wero hauled by
now nnd powerful Incomntl vaa nnr
they crashed together on lovol piece
ui runu Blurting n ibkc.
Proposrd Treaty With Cell
Havana. April 115. Minister Rnnlrm-
today outline to Preltent"Pilmn ni-'
Foreign Secrptnlry Hnldn thn tninli
of tho porntuneut treaty between Cubs
nnd thn United State. In accordance
with the proAltlon prepared nt
Washington. The nnvul station."
agreement the ratification of wftlct,
Is now pending In tbe Snnnte. will not
ho reopened, hut It la understood
ownership of the stations la covered
In the tronty, In addition to the fate
of, Pine end tho Piatt nmenimnt
feature. Thero la nn doubt iht n
ermanent tieaty will be concluded
Dutch S'rlke Falli.
Amsterdam. Anrll IB 'rim irii
hns collapsed. The aged Socialist
leader, Domella NlouviAliiil. wi,r
emerged from his retlromont In on'or
to run tho strlko agitation, waa Pres
ent at jt stormy-meeting of the labor
organization, which Hat during the
Whole of laat nlaht
mis morning, lie nronnsnd n tar.
mlnatn thn mrltntlnn
of liihor had hobn betrayed. The
meeting ncgulscod In this view nnd
ecuieci not to OlOCt n new alHIrn r.nm.
mltteo. A almllar d'nclslnn
ed nt n recent jnoelliig nt Ilnitnpiinm
Slide nissea Pasungcr Train,
Salt Lake. Anrll ir. a on,ini .
tho Hornld from Rvanntnn Wm
thnt n Inndalido occurrod nt the oaat
end of the Aapcn tunnol lato today,
burying tho Union. I'nclflo tracks 18
or 20 feet for a dlatnnco of 200 or 300
feet nnd badlv onvln In thn n,i
tho tunnol. it In ti,.,ih n. . ,.
tnnnot bo cleared for nt loaat 24
iiourg. jno ono wns lililod In tho elldo
lis far as knOwrf. Tho oast.hmlni una.
eenger trntn had Just passed thfough
the tunnel whon tho slldo camo down
tho rnbunytlii, fust (htBslurj Hid train.
iCoal Mine Exnloalnn.
Krtnang 'city, April 16, A special
thO Journal from Rnnlh KTn A itolnn
T says: Flvo men worn min.i nn,t
two severely burned tmlnv iiu-n n
Taxos Qfifl Company ut Carbon, I. U.
ffi,cau,n of the pxplqslon Jsun
kno.wn. Poventy-flvo men woro In tho
mine, but all cscanod Ininrv
,t!l'.J,oven wl woro working in the
chamber whom thn ,.,,in.i H.J
EXPLOSION ON TUB IOWA.
Shell Burst lllg tlun nnd Kills Threo Men
-All Horribly Mangled,
l'ousiuiiin, l-'lu., April 11, A dlan
trous uxploslon occurred 011 thn Imltlu
ahlp lonn today wlillo the vfaeul wna nt
tariiot prnctlui In tliu Gulf. Tho for
ward port 12-lncli uuti burst frmnn pro
limluro nxplimlon ot a shell, 12 (cot of
tlio outside, turret IioIuk deinnllshcd,
i'hroo men wore killed mid llvn Injured,
Tliu ini'ii killed mid Injured uruoi
Iho roixiiid or gun deck tit mua. Threo
piece ot tho exploded gun, wncli weigh
nig over a ten, passed downward
through the spur duck, fulling ujiou tho
men nt mesa, ltutnntly killing lineo nt
' tliL'iu. All ol tho men wero horribly
inutllaUwl, rim heavy missiles, alter
immliiK through tho gnu deck, .eontln.
lied dnnii to Iho third ilsck, whole lliey
caiuu tn contnet wltli tho nriiioiud deck,
tliu heavy itool bringing them to 11 stop,
thus saving tho migliuiur and fliuineii
wild weiu at work below. Aithnugli tho
upper deck wero ciivuiod ulth liion,
i'kiio wero terloiisly Injured,
llio explnalun icinrrwl Just na tho
mesa hud been solindid. Tlio firing
wiis'to havo ccasod niter tlio shut for
thn dinner hour, Tho ruiigo had bcuii
Nd, nnd tho Iohii sltiunli g nlinig
al tho sttd ot 12 knots an hour when
tho olllier In disigu gave ordeis to loud
ami fire. The tlmo lusu was set, tho
piico charged, tho breech closed and
tho word given to fire, l-'ollpulng tint
report ot Iho gun thero wannamothurtd
noise na tho ahull exploded inldwiiy In
tho gun and pieces ol tlio buratod gurt
and (hell wero scattered broudenst.
Three great hole wiro torn through H16
Tho MatNirhusetls, six miles illslant,
waa algualed for aid, mid ono ot tho
cuttuia put of! wllli n surgeon nnd as
aistant siirgvou. Tlioinjunxl men wero
ttkrii to thn hospital and their injuries
dressed, 'J he dead wiu brought to
I'unsncola. Soino rliilm tho explosion was enured
by n (lufectivo ahell, and nthera think
tliat tlio fuiiient llrlng of the piece at.
Cutehrit during tho winter, added to
tlio work done hero during tho paat ton
days, ro strained thn plueo thnt tho
for.o ol the charge burst the gun.
CANADA STUDIES NECOItDS.
Preparing Alaska Boundary Case Amer
ica Depends on Orammar.
New York, April 11, The American
ombnssy is cloudy watching the Alas
kan boundary dispute, (aides tho In
don representative of tlio Tribune, but
la not taking an active part In Iho pre
paratloii ot Iho cato. It does not havo
acceaa Jo tho archives ol Iho foreign
olflco, and cannot cJiiiMite with tho
Canadian oummltslnn in making tho
exhaustive study of tho documentary
evldemo relating to the treaty of
Tho uuiy counsel apptinted for thii
United Hialea nro cxH-ctd to work
up tliu cato at Washington, and depend
mainly uiion tbo literal Interpretation
ot the text of tho treaty and esprcinlly
upou tho word", "winding or sit uosl-
tlea of. tho coast" In deterinliilnc thu
mettled of nicutiiilng tun inailno
ciguea. Minuter SI (ton and hla Cana
llan nssoeiute am working oulully.
but with thn hearty co-opcrallot! ot tbo
British foreign olllcu.
CREVASSE OPEN AtlAIN.
Flood at Hymclla Durst It Bound nnd
Work la Abandoned.
Now Orleans, April 11. Hono of
closing the Hymolln rrovario vtn prac
tically abandoned today. All day 11
torrilllo nirreiit swept around tho brok- '
cn end of tho cribbing and through lho
great 700-foot gap in tho levre, ntidor
mining the light piling which It had
taken 13 day and night to build.
A delegation (mm the crevasse rorn
mltalnn cunio to tho citv carlv today
and made a purchnto of plllpgj which
will bo sent forward trmoimw. It ia
conaiderfd, lionover, that not ono
chanco In n tin. maud to clom t Jit' ere
vnsio remains. Tim evoo board bn
practically riaehrd tlio end o( lt 're
sources, nnd planters ato calling nway
their hands In trdor to build nroteMlmr
lovcos about their places.
Bullet for Moorish Tanatlca. -Madrid.
Anrll 11. A ilitnatch from
Molllla, Morocco, give detail of tho
lighting nt Frajaln. It rnjstliat f.t 00
InnugenlB mado a drppr..lo attack on
tho forVsessot I-'ruJala' April it, Alter
tho customary praiern tho IrlliCsmen
advaiued with n wld rush, to the nc-
i-ompniiimoiit 01 religious exhortations,
fttlco they nttoinntcd to tnrrv the fort.
reis by iukiuiH, but wero repulsed by
wi ll dioctod fusillades, whiili kfllnl
nnmbrr of the insurgents. Iiiirlimtho
attack the powder supply ol the tr!bot
men exploded, killing tunny. nf Hum.
lUU'a Mammoth Liner,
New York, April 11. larirer than
any vtascl ever built in this country,
and only exiellod Jn slio of all tho
world's fleet hv the Celtlo mil f'udrrl
of the Wliiiu blur lino, tho Minnesota
w.ll bo launched In Now tonilnu.
Conn., on April 10. Mf Hill '
i nghier of ,1. J. Hill, president of tin.
h Great Northern steamship ooih
Paiiy, tor whom Iho nowihlpwiia built,
will christen her. The Mlnnosota'wlll
have features aud rouvenlonce to )o
f iiad on no other vessel until beraialor
ship, now building, Is launihed.
Tornado In Kansas.
Kansas City, April 11. - A special lo
tho llmoe from Jopljn, Mo.,- payji! It
la reported tonight thnt a tornado passed
over 6ontheatorn Kansas at 4 o'clock
thia afternoon, and Altamont, a small
town GO mllea weat ol tlil-lt 1
much damaijo, A IpJephono mos'eago
nu , ,avn nine oast of
Atlamont, stated that thoro was a so.
vero storm In tho vicinity of Altamont,
bnt nothing 0 kuwn aa.to.its full
Passed Antl-Strlke Bill.
Tbo Hague, April lJ'.-Tbo aecon.r
chnmhor of tho Netherlands parliament
today adopted tho nntl-strlko bill by 81
to 14, TJie Boolalista and liberal
Domorrat votod" with tti. I linn ll H
.... ,.,...,.,.,, umuru , ,a u, waiJ
adopteif. 7qvtod6'. rTlie-hJnbor also
authorised tho formation of tho pro-'
jiosodmllltory rallrofld -brlgrido.ln work
on the allroa.bj during!srikes and ad.
journod alno dir.