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COTTAGE GROVE OREGON
NEWS OFJIIE WEEK
Iq a Condensed Form for Our
A Riium of the Lest Important but
Not Lett Interesting Events
of the Past Week.
Boise to att.'td
Eugene Pebs Is in
the Hayoood trial.
Every street car line in San Francis
co is tied up by a strike.
A fierce forest fire is burning much
timber on Vancouver island.
San Francisco telephone service is
badly crippled by the strike of the
It is said the San Francisco grand
jury will find 74 indictments against
the United Railroads.
It is declared an attempt was made
to wreck the train on which King Ed
ward was traveling from Genoa, Italy,
The attorney general of Santiago,
Cuba, says the police did not fire on
the American marines until it became
necessary for self defense. j
Chicago courts have been asked to
require a reorganization of the Corn
Products company because the company
has been practically wrecked by Stand
ard Oil men.
A Chicago grand jury has indicted
ex-Chief of Police Collins and other
p)Iice and city officials in connection
with alleged corruption in the police
department during Mayor Dunne's
term of office.
The government is securing Informa
tion on the watch trust.
Socialists of Russia will endeavor to
force a dissolution of the douma.
Hindoos in India have broken out in
a revolt. They demand a parliament.
A Montana sect is selling its prop
erty in preparation for the end of the
One of the walls of the Chihuahua,
Mexico, dam gave way and between 25
and 30 workmen were killed.
The government has decided to place
a large tract of land in Montana on the
market about July 1. It will be irri
gated by what is known as the Huntley
An explosion of a gunpowder maga
zine at Canton, China, wrought great
destruction to surrounding property.
Hundreds of persons were injured and
21 bodies have been recovered. It is
not known how many were killed.
In the Federal court at Portland
Judge Hunt ha? sentenced Franklin
Pierce -Mays to serve four mont hs in
the county jail and pay a fine of $10,
000. Willard N. Jone is fined $2,000
and sent to jail for eight months.
George 8orenson did not appear in
court and his bail of $4,000 was for
feited and a bench warrant issued for
his arrest. These three men were con
victed of land fraud.
SUBMITS TO NEW LAW.
Harriman Annuls Long Contract With
Washington, May 6. Official infor
mat Ion reached the Interstate Commerce
commission today of the cancellation
of a traffic agreement entered Into June
IS, 1P03, between the Southern Pacific
and the Sun Pedro, Loe Angeles A Salt
Lake railroad companies.
In the opinion of the commission the
abrogation of the agreement is of the
highest importance. The facts con
cerning it were developed at the recent
inquiry into the relations of the South
ern Pacific with other cotporatlons. It
was the opinion of several Interstate
Commerce commissioners that the
Agreement was in restraint of trade and
might subject the otlieials who entered
into it to a prosecution under the Sher
man anti-trust act.
Notification of the abrogation of the
agreement was received In a letter from
R. S. Ixnett, of New York, general
counsel of the Southern Pacific corn
panv. Mr. Ixnett assigns as the rea
nnrrniT otitt itpiio nr niTrnronr 8 m
uncuuii 01 lie lien 10 ur iimiiLOi
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BOTH 8IDE8 READY.
FACTORY INSPECTOR NAMED
H. Oram, of Portland, Will
In First District.
Salem labor Commissioner O. P.
lloff has announced the appointment
of C. II. Gram, of Portland, president
of tho State Fedetatlon of Liumh, dep
uty inspector of workshops, factories,
On of Bett Paying Crops Oregon
Farmer Can Raise.
Expcrricnco bus proves to the Oregon
funnel and produce handler that no
crop can 1 raised In thla state so safely
as pot i toe. A potato crop failure ha
never Uen known In Oregon, nor hn
son for the action the enactment by the
California legislature of a law which
prohibits contracts lestrlctingcompe
tition. The agreement binds the Salt Lake
road not to change rates within 99 years
without the consent of the Southern
Pacific. It came out at the inquiry
that the agreement extends bevond
Californi and binds the Salt Lake road
to build no extensions north of Salt
MONEY IS TRACED.
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mere ever noon a rar wnon hi, mouio
etc., for the rirst district, and Walter time or other the market price woul
II. Chance, of Albany, foreman of a not yield a good prvlll. There hn
otuige crew on tne rouiiiern i acme, ,Nvn brief periods of depression, lm
deputy inspector for the Second dls- the cause has almoitt Invnrhihlv h.
trict. Their appointment takes effect the withholding of supplies from mar
May . but do not assume their duties ! M when they were needed, which were
unm june i. ine.r componaaiion is followed by the simultaneous market
9 4 per day tor actual time employed ing of exceaaive quantities. When tl
and necessary exnenacti. Another den. ' fui-m.r !,... ....;.i ...-vi i...t.
uty will be aptwInUnl lor the Third dis- hn selling their crops they have bee
i met, an mai territory lying east oi uie an
Witness Saw United Railroads Official
Pay Gold to Ruef.
San Francisco, May 6. Sensational
testimony was Riven before the grand
jury today by United States treasury
otlieials, which laid bare the details of
Cascade mountains, who will probably
be a man from Baker C ity.
MUST RECLAIM LAND.
State Land Board Will Press Colum
bia Southern Work.
Salem Unless the new management
of the Columbia Southern Irrigation
company, of which Walter II. Moore
and W. II. I.ytJe, of Portland, are at
the head and principal financiers, ap
pears before the State I.and board and
makes a satisfactory showing of good
faith and intentions toward the fulfill
ment of the contract between the state
and the company, which is being held
in abeyance pending the fulfillment of
the promises of the new management to
make good the deficiencies of the old,
proceedings will be instituted in court
Oregon produce annually about 4,
000,000 bushels of potatoes. Thl
quantity has not varied materially i
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mo last nve years. While in some
seasons eoi tain sections inav turn on
the usual yield, other pints of the state
owing to the variety of climate in Ore
gon, will produce an extra quantity thn
can tx counted upon to keen the tots
production of the state alniut Uie same
Frost Does Little Damage.
Eugene Frosts have occurrtd in thl
vicinity for the past sevetal nights, hu
as far as known very little humnge him
leen done to the fruit. County Frui
Inspector Heel ravs that straw lurries
on the bottom lands have Uen nipped
but those on higher ground and inns
other rfults have escaped. In other
parts of the county prunes have leen
vim.a id, vwinu miu Kjn i v mo ucwiiia ui unATmiUKS will UV IHBt 1 IVU III tUUH I : ; . I . . , i .... .
the bribery of Abe Ruef, Mavor Schmits and the company vigorously prosecute but. "V1 f MT1 -T " . 1 1,0 V'1
. . I t J o J I nrfin N.t.tmil tl In uveal nut ivtn.liti...
and the members of the board of super
visors by the United Railroads.
Throngh the testimony of Supeiintend
ent Leach of the mint, Assistant Treas
urer Julius Jacobs, of the San Francisco
sub treasury, and others, $225,000 of
boodle was traced from the hands of the
United Railroads to the city officials.
Several officials of the United Rilroaads
were also called as witnesses, but in
voked their constitutional right and re
fused to testify.
One of the most startling pieces of
testimony was that of Mr. Leach, who
told the grand jury that he personally
had seen Thorn well Mullally, assistant
to the president of the United Rail
roads, pay $5,000 to Ruef. This was
only the beginning. Other witnesses
completed the chain of evidence, which,
it is predicted, will result in the indict
ment of some of the most prominent
officials of the local traction trust.
to relieve the company of its obliga
tion and make room for other capital
to complete the project.
Crook Sheep Poisoned.
Prineville Ralph Porsily, a sheep
man of Upper Crooked river valley,
lost 21 head oi sheep lest week by cy
anide poisoning. Sheriff Elkins, who
ha 8 been quietly working on the case,
says the poison has been mixed with
common salt and mattered around in
the grass about a spring in the very bridge than any other country bridge
center of t'orsily'e bedded land. One 411 "v cuumy. ins vs leoi long
crop seems to !e in excellent condition
and promises well.
Linn County Bridge Sinking
Albany Weakened by the winter
floods, the Kendall bridge, whlc
spans th Lalapooia river on the road
from Albany to Shodd, has begun b
sink Into the stream, and traffic over it
is now endangered. One end of the
structure has sunk a foot In the past
lew days and the bridge is also keeling
over. More travel crosses the Kendall
of the herders noticed the sheep fall
ing, and tninking something was
wrong, hastened to get the band away
from the spot, but not until 21 had
dropped. Analysis of the salt made
here disclosed the fact that it was
heavily Impregnated with powdered
cyanide of potassium.
WORRY ABOUT OLD CATHEDRAL
London Corporation Quarreling
After Compulsory Pass Law.
Oregon Ciy Charles E. Spence, of
Beaver creek, a member of the legisla
tive committee of the State Grange, em
phatically denies the rumor that the
Hamilton Invests In Wasco.
Ia Grande W. R. Hamilton, of
this city, recently made extensive bus
iness investments in Wasco, Sherman
county, purchasing a large stoie and
stock of general merchandise, flouring
mill, residence property and an inter
est in the local bank of Wasco. Two
of Mr. Hamilton's sons. Fred and
Chester, have gone to Wasco to assist
in handling the business.
San Francisco telephone girls have
gone on strike.
All pressmen on the St. Louis papers
have gone on strike.
Ruef has asked for a change of venue
saying the city is prejudiced against
The outlook for an early settlement
of the San Francisco ironmolders' strike
A special grand jury will convene in
Denvecr May 14 to investigate alleged
The New York chamber of commerce
has petitioned for a reciprocity treaty
Ex-Secretary of the Treasucry Shaw
says war for control of the Pacific coast
is only a matter of time.
Roosevelt says third term talk is non
sense and Morton says the president
would necline it nominated.
Deputy sheriffs of Silver Bow county
Montana, threaten to strike if not given
more pay. Butte is the county seat.
The Italian government is likely to
adopt restrictions on emigration. At
the present time thousands are flocking
to other countries, principally to the
San Francisco carmen are voting on
the strike question.
A thousand mile balloon voyage from
St. Louis to Washington is to be at
it is saia tne Montenegro revolt was
caused by the domineering ways of
The Russian douma has been saved
from dissolution by the passage of the
army bill and apologizing for insult.
The transport Buford has sailed from
Ban Francisco with flour for the Chi
nese famine sufferers.
Earthquake experts believe it is pos
sible to be warned by wireless telegraph
eight o& twelve hours in advance of the
The Circuit court in Kansas City,
Kan., has found that an ice trust exists
there and will place a heavy fine on the
Chancellor von Buelow declares the
wolrd is net yet ready to Bheath the
sword and Germany will not discuss
limiting of armament at The Hague
Baker Plans to Celebrate.
Baker City Plans are now well un-
London, May 6. Citizens of London I attempt to secure the submission of the Ider way for one of the largest Fourth of
are anxious about the safety of St. (armory appropriation bill and the com-1 July celebrations ever held In this
Paul s cathedral. The southwest tower I pulsory p&ea law to the referendum had city. Committees have been annointed
is leaning several inches out of perpen- been abandoned. Mr. Spence raid that by all of the local denurt merit h-mrue
dicular and large cracks have appeared I on account of the late spring and the and they will soon meet to perfect
in tne stone worn. consequent uusy season among uie plans lor the irreat event. Tim t Home.
A sharp conflict has arisen between farmers a great difficulty had been ex
the City corporation and the London Iperienced in having the petitions circu
County council regarding the stability I lated, but he believes that a sufficient
of the cathedral. The council proposes I number of signatures w ill be obtained.
to run a main sewer under the threat-
thing new shall be the order of tho day
seems the desire of each member of the
Will Begin Work Soon.
Oregon City Actual construction of
a railroad fom Oregon City to Reaver
creek within a year is indicated by a
'number of influential men of this city
who are buck in g the project initiated
neverai iiioihiih ago. ll la the ultimate
plan to extend the lino into the Molal!
country and to Wilhoit Springs
through Clarkes, Highland and Milk
Wheat Club, 7ftf77c; bluest
787Dc; valley, 7374c ; red, 7475c
Oats No. 1 white, $29: gray, $28
Rye $1.45(cf)1.60 per cwt.
Barley Feed, $22.60 per ton: brew
ing. $23; rolled, $23.5024.60.
Corn Whole, $25; cracked, $20 per
Hay Valley timothy, No. 1, $15
16 per ton; Eastern Oregon timothy
$1819; clover, $9; cheat, $9; grain
Fruita Strawberries, 18c per pound
apples, $lfal.fin per box.
vegetables lurnlps, $11.25 per
sack; carrots, $!(,!. 25 per sack ; beets
11.25(0)1.50 per sack; cauliflower, $1
01.25 per dozen; lettuce, head, 35
45c per dozen; onions, 1012)c po
uozen; rauisnee, zuo per dozen; anpar
agus, IVQ per pound; rhubarb, 3c per
On ions Oregon, $2.503 pet hun
I'itarnid M Iwnrayvn w 1 J r. r. ! ill w . .
iHPfl vi ruvnmA na nnmrnnn in l.A , U. f..ui a .a k.. T ' " w I'
,7 a, i.c u in "uD, "lu'"o w sack; new potatocn. 80 pr pound
a rui noaa T fzkt n i 1 mu Iro a rr - 11. -1 i .1 il i J : . l : L a : I
ened tower, and this the citizens resent
as likely to hasten the ruin of the ca
thedral. Lord Mayor Treloar has
spoken vigorously on the necessity of
safeguarding London's cathedral, while
Sir Benjamin Baker, the most eminent
civil engineer in England, says he is
prepared to pledge his professional rep
utation that the proposed sewer could
not in any way affect the cathedral.
A public meeting to protest against
the construction of the sewer is being
arranged at the Guildhall, where the
lord mayor will probably preside.
Buss Calls for 8calps.
Chicago, May 6. Mayor Busse today
formally asked foi the ifsignation of
Joseph Powell, William Prentiss and
Frank Wenter, who constitute the civil
service commission of Chicago. They and those who have capital invested in
refused and asserted that the mayor is the industry are now turning their at-
witnout auinorny to asic tuera to re- tentlon to the production of cheese that
sign. Mayor Busse refused to aeslgn iB recognized as oi superior quality in
any reason for bis action. After the any market where it mav be sold
commissioners' refusal to resign, Mayor There are now a score or more of large
jiusse aeciuea tnat ne nas tne auinor- cheese factories in Oregon, with numer
ity to remove them. Consequently he ous smaller ones, the annual nut nut hp,
declared the offices vacant and appoint- jnK valued at nearly $500,000.
Is Grape Growing State.
During the past few years much more
attention has been paid to the growing
of grapes in Oregon than evfer before.
It has been conclusively proved that
Oregon is a grape growing state, for
there is now produced from the present
small vineyards fruit of the choicest
quality, both for table use and for wine
making. Grapes at present are one of
the least important of the state's fruits
products, in point of value, the annual
yield being valued at only $37,000.
Future poesbiilities, however, are great.
Cheese Making Important Industry,
Cheese making is rapidly coming to
the front as one of Oregon's important
industries. The unexcelled adaptablli
ty of the state to dairying is well known
Preparation Complete for Hay
wood Trial at Boise.
Polar, Ida., May 3. Counsel for
prosecution and defcusu In the Steii
uenla-rg murder case have fettled down
U) their final prcpaiatnty work, and
there is every reason (or believing that
the trial of William I lay wood, first of
tlie luvtised men, will ho cumin ucc
on Thursday next. Various reports M
to moves tending to further delay the
trial are In circulation, but the attitude
of both sides liidlcutcH that they are
ready for trial.
The only preliminary proceeding
pending is a motion by the defense for
a bill of utrticulars of the evidence ly
which tlie state hopes to show that
llavwood conspired to the murder of
(ioveinor Stcunculcrg, This motion.
which is designed to mocuic a disclosure
of the hand of the state, will be nrgued
I efoie Judge Wood on Monday next
This Is not regtwded as likely to delay
ttie trial. I ho Idaho code and practice,
modelled i-loaely upon those of (alitor
nla, make no provision for hills of par
l i i tit .
iicuiars in criminal cases, ami in the
only precedent recorded in the Idaho
reiHirta the court denied tho applica
tion, holding that the x)wer to require
require the furnishing c f bills cf liar-
tlcnlars in general was discretionary
with the court. It is asserted that no
right of appeal goes with such a mo
tion and neither side seems to regard
tho matter seriously.
ANOTHER GRAFT EXPOSED.
San Francisco Public Works Official
In Tolls of Heney.
San Francisco, May, 3. Tho inquiry
before the grand jury today develop!
the faut that a gigantic graft has lien
can led on by President George lhiffey,
of tho Ixjerd of public works. Pit (Toy's
graft was done through the rental of
teams for tho use of the citv. In soinu
oa son tho expenditure for a team and
driver went as high as $30 a day.
Pnffey was formerly a mrrnlcr cf the
loard d Buiiervlsors and was one of the
iiioet active bribetaker of that aggrega
tion. It is chained airaiiiHt Puffev that
ie lias continued to graft in the face of
he grand jury a Investigation.
wovornor i inetio Kxiay addressed a
otter to A ml row Wilson, a memtcr of
the state railroad commisrion, demand
ng mat iiu lesign at once. Wilson was
ormerly a member of tho Ixmrd of an-
pervitin!, but was elected rallnmd com
missioner last November. Wilson's
confession, as made to the grand Jury,
was placed in the hands of the gover
nor, and formed the liiutis of his action
f today. Wilson has refused to resign.
AFTER S. P. GRANTS
Attorney General to Force Rail
road to Sell Land.
MUST PERFORM TERMS Of GRANT
Government Would Forfeit Southern
Pacific Land Grants or Com
pel Sate lo 8ettless.
COMMITTE FINDS GRAFT
ed three new members to the board.
Japan Has Get-Rich-Quick Fever.
London, May 6. Japan has caught
the "ge-rich-quick" fever, according to
Land Taxable When Reds Get Patent
Salem In an opinion given in answ
er to a query from Assessor Lutz, of
Lincoln county, Attorney General
London merchant who has just re- Crawford ea vs that under the nrovisions
turnea irom japan, ana wno says tnat of the act of congress of 1887, making
unless the nation sobers down, specula- the Siletz Indian allotment, the lands
day a Japanese Leiter will make a cor- the date of the act, during which
ner in rice. I he companies and syndi
cates floated during the twelve months
ending in January lattt represented the
astonishing total capital of $700,000,-
the Indian only holds an equitable title
to the land, and that it will not be sub
ject to taxation until patent passes.
jtatoes, 6c per pound.
Strike Fever Is Spreading.
San Francisco, May 6. The Iron
workers strike has settled down to a
siege. Practically all the ironworks,
foundries and shops in the city are clos
ed. It was said today that the employ-
Would Continue Drain Normal.
Salem Gvernor Chamberlain, upon
his return from a meeting of the board
of tegents of the Prain Normal school, old roosters, 1012c; dressed chickens,
says it was the sense or the hoard that 1617c; turkeys, live, 13(15c; tur
uutter fancy creamery,
Butter rat First grade cream, 21c
per pound ; second grade cream, 2c less
Poultry Average old hens, 156c
per pound; mixed chickens, 15()16c;
spring fryers Bnd broilers, 22'$(3)25c;
the school be continued during the bal
ance of the term and that the expenses
of running up to July 1 would be met
ers would declare for an "open shop" by public subacriptlon and depend upon
vijib wee. Aiiuiner iiruc looming up . nnt luff h ar.uift to mnt. Ili dofl
1111 Liin 11U IfcUII 19 WIUI Jl lilt? UBerB. I A Anny
mi - t . t i : t ii ; l-i. t a. I
iiie xaaera union neni a miuiugiit
meeting last night to formulate demands
or a considerable Increase In wages and
possibly an eight hour day.
Prepare forSane Fourth,
Eugene The city council has just
passed an ordinance, which prohibits
the use of firecrackers of a greater
Attacked by Guatemala, length than four inches, or of any
City of Mexico, May 6. Telegrams I rockets of a greater weight than six
from Salina Cruz tend to confirm a re-1 ounces, and all dynamite canes of any
port that the Guatemalans attacked tlie I size, within the city limits. The pen
Mexican lighthouse at San Berti,on the laity for violation is fixed from $1 to
west coast. I $10.
keys, drefsed, choice, 1820c; gees),
live, 8c; ducks, 16(o)18c.
EK8 1818tfc per dozen.
Veal Pressed, 5i(38c per pound.
Beef Pressed bulls, 34c pei
pound; cows, 56c; country
Mutton Pressed fancy, 1010$c
per pound; ordinary, 60c; spring
iambs with pelts, 12(120.
Fork Pressed, 6(c per pound. '
Hops 710c per pound, according
Wool Eastern Oregon average best,
1318o per pound, according to shrink
age; valley, ZMi2Vc: mohair, choice.
2030c per pound,
Profits in Furnishing Pennsyl
vania State Capitol.
Ilarrlahurg, Pa., May 3. 1'he capl-
tol Investigating committee iaaued a
tatement tonight show ing the coxt to
ho stale fur furnishing the house
ibrary and the reception and private
onm of the resident clerk of tho house
to havo la-en $104,732. Tho J'ennsyl-
ania Construction company, of Mari-
tta, Pa., and thn John II. Sanderaon
oinpuny, of rhiiaciclphm, are esti-
luUxl to have made on these furnish-
rigs from 600 to 1,0X) per writ profit.
James Scarlet, chief counsel of the
ommission, lias boon asked by tho at-
orney genera) to take charge o( ho pro-
posoxl cilminal and civil suits sgiiinst
certain persons involved in the capitol
Washington, May 4. Thare In n
longer any doubt that Omi natlonnl ad
iiilniftrat iii will exert Its powerful In
fluence to break the Hntithcru l'lu'illc
land monopoly in Oregon and force
that comaiiy to place on the market
tho remaining 21,000,000 acre of its
grant, telling iixin demand to hntut
tide settlers in quarter-section tract
and at int more that! $12.50 per acre,
as Mieciflcally act forth In tho law un
der which the grant waa made. After
several long conferences with Kennlor
Bourne, Attorney General Bonuparto
has directed Pist rlct Attorney Bristol
to make a thorough invrttigation into
the Southern I'acillo grant, umre prop.
rly known as the Oregon Central and
Oregon A California grant.
Tho government w ill flrid determine
whether the law under which thn
grants were made can U enforced with
out fui t her action on tho part of con
grsa. If it is eoncluiltvl that there is
ample law, tho government wilt then
lctcriiilno what Is tho most practicable
method of enfoicing its pioviaiorm un
ions it shall I s found that tho grunt
was for fei ti.
From his talks with Mr. Bourne, tho
attorney gene nil ia fully aware of th
dilliculties id (ho problem he has un-
rfaken to solve, and baa dirocU-d
Pitdrict Attorney Nathan V. Harlan, of
tho third division of A laka, to reort
to Mr. Urii-tol and aid him in every
way In his Investitiations. Mr. Ilarliui
was in Ncbnuka on leave and debited
employment before the expiration of
loiter on, it is understood, the de
partment will investigate to determine
whether or not sales heretofore mad
by the railroad in violation of tho i. re
visions of tho law can be lrivalidat4-d.
At present, however, the main object is
to lorco ths Southern Pacific tc put iU
laud on tho market and no longer re
tard development along tho line o( He
PASSES DIRECT PRIMARY LAW.
May 8top Denver Building.
Denver, May 3. Following the an
nouncement of the owners of ten of the
largest mills In the city that the
would never agree to the demands of
the rnillmen and woodworkers, wl
struck yesterday for the closed shop,
the carpenters' union tonight decided
to declare unfair the product of all tlie
local mills which persist in denying
the demands. It is claimed trial 11
Building Trades council will support
the carpenters, whose acticn mean
that extensive building operations will
be abruptly suspended.
Telephone Girls Want Flat Rate
San Francisco, May 3. San Francis
co will have a big teleghone itrike un
less the Pacific States Telephone A Tel
egraph company accedes to demands
adopted at a meeting of the Operators
union last night. Ihese demands in
elude a flat rate for all operators after
they have served an apprenticeship
The operators will meet again tonight
to vote on a strike should the corn
pany refuse to accede to their dc
Measure Favored by Governor Is En
dorsed by Mich gan House.'
Lansing, Mich., May 4. Tho lower
house of tho state legislature paKHl
tho primary election hill advocated by
Governor Warner. Tie bill amend
the existing law by providing for a
x)pulur vote on candidate for I'nited
States senator. It also removes the
proviso that if no candidates for tho'
nomination (or governor and lieuten
ant governor receive 40 per cent of tho
wiU-h nt in a primary election, thn
nomlnat on for governor und lieuten
ant governor must lai made by the con
vention. The hill prohibits newspaper
advertising by candidates.
Ask Militia Protection.
Boston, May 3. The master team
sters toiluy, through counsel, formally
naked Governor Guild to assign a de
tuchment of militia to protect the lives
and property of strikebreakers, whicl
they assert have been jeopardized by
several street riots when the drivers
were going home from work,
Cubrn Clgarmakers Hold Out.
Havana, May 3. The strike in tho
igar industry continues without over
turts being made by either side to end
it. The cigurmakera declare they are
receiving ample funds, which have
.some from the United States, and that
hey will be able to hold out for months.
Twenty-six Hundred on Strike.
Kureka, Cal., May 8. Twenty-six
undred and fifty union woodsmen and
sawmill workers walked out in the va-
ions mills of Humboldt county today
a result of a strike. This action clos-
d eight mills in theoounty today.
Rushes Troops to Frontier.
City of Mexico, May 4. The govern
ment admits that troop are Unrig sent,
to tho Guatemalan Imrdor, but clonic
that this ciin I hi construed as mobiliza
tion. Nevertheless great activity pro
vails in the local barracks.
It is rumored today that General To
ledo is alsiut lo start for Homlun a,
and that within a few weeks he will Ik
at the head of a Guatemalan revolu
tionary army on the boundary line be
tween Guatemala and Honduras, ready
to strike at the Cabrera government for
Three Killed In Mine.
Johnstown, Pa., May 4. Three men
were killed and six injured, throe fa
tally, today in an accident in an oro
mine at Biddlesburg, Bedford county.
The men wero all foreigners. A shift
ing crow placed a car on which tho
men had been unloading ore on a treatln
while other cars were being placed.
When tho engine hacked to the main
track it struck the car. which was de
railed arid full 30 foot into a cuwlr
Lelshman Gets Turks to Act.
Constantinople. May 4. As a result
of the energetic representations of tho
State department, through Ambassador
l,eiHhmau, an imperial irade was issued
today in regard to the American school.
and other questions long ponding be
tween the United States and Turkov.
authorizing the ministers to take ac
tion in the matter. This is expected
to lead to a satisfactory settlement.
Recruiting Bill Passes Upper House.
bt. Petersburg, May 4. The council
of the empire today passed unanimous
ly tho recruiting bill and the bill ap
propriating $3,000,000 for famine re
lief passed by the lower house April 30.
Belated Blizzard at Superior.
Superior. Wis.. Mav 4 A hoUtfl.l
blizzard started in today. In one hour-
there had fallen half an Inch of snow,
with prospects for a good heavy fall. A.
nign winu accompanies the snow.
Double-Track Siberian Road.
St. Petersburg, May 4. The council'
of ministers has decided to double-track
the Siberian railroad. The section from
Atchlnsk to Irkutsk will be doubled;