Bohemia nugget. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1899-1907, July 03, 1907, Image 3

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    LIMIT BOMBARDING
American Debates at Hague
Oiler New Plan.
SAFETY IOR ALL HOSPITAL SHIPS
Exempt From Capture but 8ubject
to 8eac.h Mull Lend Assist-
anco to Both Sides.
Tin IliiKiii', J utm ii7 . The text of
(In- A 1 1 1-r i it i ) prnKiHit inti p r -mi n t c 1 to
tlio H -it i - r ) f i ci i ci- .liinn 21 hy lienor
l Horace Porter fnllnuM:
"'I'lm hniiihiirdiiioiit. Iiy h nnvul force
il unfortified iitnl undefended towns,
villus or buildings In forbidden, al-
t h ' 1 1 K' 1 1 Nlli'll loWIIM, villllK'IH Or llllilll-
IliKM urn I i it I I to iIkiiiiii'h irir.i'ti!n I to
tlic ilif trurllun of military or naval
rlllllliHlllllClltl', plllllll' dl'potH of run-
tiilioiin ol WHr or esHeIii of war In iut,
ninl melt towns, villages m buildings
tiro liable to liiiiliirilioi'iit when rcit
conn bin r'i 1 1 1 i f i t ioni for proviHintiM and
Mlppllei lit till' tllliO OM'lll iltl tO till'
nnvul force nro withheld, in which i hso
due not ice of tlio ) 1 1 1 1 hi r 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 miiht
ltd 1 v rn.
"Thi iMiiiili.ir.liin iit of unfortified
iitnl iiiiili'ft'tuli'il town nml pliirnH for
the nonpayment, of riium.in i r f. .rbll
il.ii." Th' (iiTiimn proposition for adapt iiitr.
tin' l!ii Cross ci nvi'iit ion to iniMil war
furi', which K preM-nted Jiiiml'l, miyn
Hint In r 1 1 it a I nil 1 1 m4 cannot bo ruptured
nut Ix'iitif i'i.iiHiicrci ii h warship. I'ri
villi' hospital ship will enjoy thi mine
trciitincnt if mi' h ri.-i Iiy t heir own
government unit in coiiilition Hint they
nro fi rtill il to the other belligerent.
J'iicy niUHt tiHMiit tin- wounded without
dill inei ion of nut inutility, mi'l inut
nescr lc cinployiwl fur mililiiry pur
mwch or intcifi'io with military opera
tion. All hospital fhiM must hoist
the Kixl CroHM lliif.
'I'lm pmlcctioii grunted hospital H 1 1 i n
censes il they lire employ od njnilist the
-nemy, hut the crew of sueh ships mil y
employ arm in their u mi defense nml
in defense of the put it-lit. Such ships
nn h'ho cany mm II ititillery. I liey
lire subject to hcnrch nnd cun lx-ordered
by either Ix Hip-lent to take eertiiitl
pi fitollM.
SWEEPS AMDE 03JECTIONS.
Judge Landis Orders Hindi of Stand
ard O I to Appear in Court.
Chieni:o, .lime '27. llltfh otliciaU of
the Standard ( hi eiiiiiiiiiiy were oii led
today to iipjM'iir lieforc .I in lire Landis, of
the United State District court, III
Chicia'o, .Inly ii. I'niler the coiut or-
I.T, .lohll D. Ito. kefcller, II. II. I to.
rj , .1 h ii l. A rclilxihl hikI other bonds
if the t; ianlic eoroiut ion may bo suiil
inoinil. The refusal of the oil I runt to answer
the iiUi-hftoiiM of .Incite I.miiiIih relating
to its tiniiiicial n-souree and the divi
dends juiiil to il.i utock holders nroimcil
the linger of the court. Tl e t'lafli be
tween the j ! Ik'" and .lolm S. Millet,
'hicf counsel ol the trust, nunc to n
illllllX Mli.l .Itlll'e lull. lis met thn deli
niiei' of t ho eorjiorat ion with the un
iiouncenicnt that he would use the pow-
r of the law to Secure the information
which the Standard Oil oIIiciiiIh were
attempting to keep out (if court records.
PROSECUTION SCORtS.
Witneites for Pefeuse In Haywood
Case Discredited.
Ito'lne, .Tun "7. YcHlerdiiy wiih flcM
Iuy for the HtaU in the Haywood cane.
Four wltncHHft) were put on the Htniii)
for the defcliMO. Of then', two were
utterly diwredlteil anil from the other
two the HtHte K"t far more than the de
feline itnelf. Mi.llnwley and Set.atoi
1 turn 1 1 went lifter the witnenHeH liHinmer
nml I iitivjH and oencd many inteient ing
iiiHHiien in which they Htumhlcd lnin
'nilily. An the net rcmilt of the day 'n
woik, the Hlatc'w ctine wan bt rentlieiied,
ii ud it in declared hv all of the frlendn
if the pronecution to have heen one of i
the very bent dayn of the trial from the
ntuto'n Htninlpoiiit .
Bomb Captures Money.
Tillin, KusHiii, .lne'27. A Inimli wan
exploded tiMlay In 111 I van cipmre in the
renter of the city, while the place wan
thronged with people. The object of
the liiiinh thrower wun an attack on the
treiiHuiy. A watrcn containing $12ri,
tKK), ei-C'ii'tod by CtiHMiickn, had reached
J-.'ri vun Hipiaro when the bomb explod
(1, Two employes of the Impeiiiil
liiink were killed. The hhh containing
tho money disappeared and no trace of
tlioiii lilin been found. More than 50
poiHoiiH weio injured In the bomb out
riiKO aiuI 170,000 wan vtolen.
Cuban Delefr,ata Resigns.
Tho lIano, June '27. -Colonel ()rcn
tea Ferrara, Hecretary of the Cuban del
futlin to the peace confeictice, tinluy
confirmed the rt port that ho him ten
dered bin renijmation to Governor Ma
Konu. The littler replied that hn had
only ncceded to thin request at tho
'olonel'ii iiiHiHtent demand. Colonel
Ferrara Ha Id that the only solution
which bo could nee out of the dilllc.iilty
which bud nrlni n owintf to tho uttaukn
upon him wan withdrawal.1
Will Build B guest Steamer.
llamhiiri?, June 27. Tho officials of
tho II urn burg-American Steainhlpcr.m
pany confirm tho report that they are
about to onler a steamer which will
exceed in aize the Cunard's new turbine
vennelg. The liner will be commis
eioned in 1910.
SAY ALL IS LOVELY.
Doth Sldet Claim Victory In Telngraph
Operatorb' Mrlka.
Hun I'niticlnco, .turn) 2fl. General
Hiiiei I 1 1 n tl ii t. Hforror, of fho I'omIiiI
Ti'li'Ki'H I'll Company, Hfild yi'Hlerdny
flint, tlio Hlill.e Hit ii n 1 1 ii wan tin
I'liaiiKi'd. (Julie a niiinlier f eiiier
ntoi'M wer at work and ImihIiichk whh
l-1 ii K liiili'lleil wlllioiil. MerloiiH delay,
" 'otnlll Ioiih In our nlllci) an) bet
ter t ml iiy than lit any time hIiicd (lie.
Mirlliii lii'Kan," mii I'l Hiipcrliil.ericrit.
A. II. May, of tlio Wenlern I;'nloii
Teleninph Compiiiiy. "Wo nro hund
lliiK an Iik ii-iini il volume of h iimI nenM
nml Imve aiMeil to tint number of our
oiieratoiH. Tim outlook In very en
couniKlnK." 'I lie olllcliil:i of holh r.ompanli H
claim they are within u half hour of
their work ull thu tlino. Tho Kov-i-i'li
luent ImimIiii'hh w-iih heliiK handled,
wild Mr. .Sioncr, without uny delay
at nil.
A hulletlti IrtHiicd hy tlio preKB com
muted from thn teleKriiphorH' hi.ad
j ii a 1 1 i-r h In r.t ii Ik lit Hiild:
"An un evidence of thn Inability of.
the WiHterii t'lilou to liiimll.i thn
hiinlni'HH ofTereil by thn public, they
have tiotllled (iiHlomi-rH to uho Hid
telephone whenever pOHMlhle,"
A report reached headfiinrtern
ycMti-rdny that 2000 telKraniH had
"ill;ippearcil" from tho overland dl
vltdon of (lie opcrntliiK room of the
U'eKti i n I nloii olllci) III ChleiiKo.
'IIiIh would Indicate, that b ii hI iickh
wiih beliit? in ii I l-f I from ClilriiKO. 1 he
HtrlkiTH (Uncovered that public btlH
Ini KH wiiH helm: handled over private
wIich. I'ri-Khleiit Kinall notified the
bidkeniK'' flmm who have permitted
oiMKldeiH to uno their wIich for pub
lic biiHlni'HH that unh-HH tho practice
wa Ktopped at once their operatorn
would become Involved In tho Htrlkc.
GRATIFY PERSONAL MALICE
Haywood's Witneea Teli Orcharu't
Mctive for Murder.
ltolne, Idaho, Juti 20. Tho flrHt
direct tcKllmoiiy in dcfeiino of Wil
liam l. J lay wood wan offered yester
day and It wan chiefly dlreci.i-d
toward dhow-liitf that Harry Orchard,
bhimliiK Frank SteiitienberK for the
Iokh of bin Interi-Ht In the IIerculen
mine, had threatened to have re
venue by Killing him, and that tho
conduct of Orchard and K. C. Sterl
ing, both before tho Independence
cxploMlon, when they were freuctit
y Heeti together, nml afterward,
when Mr. Sterling called off u blood
hound that wan following Orchard'H
trull. JiiHtlfled the Inference that tho
in liu ow tn i H Inspired t he crime.
Tin; c.iIlliiK of th flrxt wltnefin for
thn (ifeii.e wan preceded by a, fur
ther examliiation of Orchard, to per
mit the di-ft'U.HO to complete Un fijr
mal Impeaching riuentlonn. TlieHO
iieht Ioiih were nearly nil In connec
tion with the theory that Orchard
killed Steunenberi; because of an al
lowed Krude KrowliiK "it of the Hale
of the Intercut in the Ilerculen mine.
Orcli.'-rd, who crime Into court under
protection of the Haino flylnu pquad
ion of Kuardn that always actn fin hln
escort, nialntaliied hln old calmncsn
of milliner, and HpoUu In the narno
low-pitched, noil tone. He iiKnln de
nied that he ever threatened to kill
Steunontieru because of tho Hercules
mine, and (main asnerted that he sold
his Interest In the mine two yearn
before the trouble that drove him
out of Northern Idaho.
TEN MEN GATHERED IN.
Prominent Colorado Citizens Arrested
for Land Frand.
i
Denver, Colo., June 2!. Ten
prominent cltlzenn of Colorado were
arrested In connection with the In
dict ineiits made by the npeclal Krand
Jury. Tho charge against them In
cotiHplracy to defraud tho govern
ment tinder the con! p.nd timber laws.
TIioho who were placed under arrest
are:
John J. McMillan, conspiracy In
regard to coal In Routt county, Col
orado, In connection with what Is
known us the Wisconsin Coal Com
pany. Robert Forrester, chief peolonlst
of the Denver & Hlo Grnnde Hall
road; Otis U. Spencer, forinerlv clerk
of the District Court; F. W. Kcltel,
'i coal operator In Koutt county;
John A. Porter, formerly president
of the I'orter Fuel Company; Kdgar
M. HIks, president, and John J. Me
tJInnity nnd Charles D. Mcl'hoe, di
rectors of tflio New Mexican Lumber
Company; Alexander T. Sullenber
ner, president of tho PtiBosa Lumber
Company nud Charles II. Freeman of
Piurosa.
All were arraigned before ITnIted
States Commissioner Sanford C.
Hinsdale and held In $5,000 bonds,
Rebels in the War Office
St. Petersburg, June 26. The po
lice last nlfiht searched n department
of tho W'nr Ministry and found It to
be the headquarters of one of the
revolutionary groups. Tho building
was surrounded by polic during the
search, but only one arrest was
inado. Much Incendiary literature
was found. Tho authorities have
made every effort to prevent the pub
lication and circulation of the mani
festos of the Deputies of tho Social
Revolutionists and Croup of Toll
parties, but with lit t lo success. One
proclamation was recently printed
stiireptiutiiisiy
Flood Sweeps S Tlwtter Valley,
Hillings, Mont., June 26. A de
structive flood In the Stillwater
Valley west of .Columbus, yesterday
destroyed five of tho Boveral bridges
which spanned the Stillwater river
and also swept away piers of the Co
lumbus Lnnd & Irrigation Company.
It was only by merest accident that
tho big bridge over the Yellowstone
at Columbus was prevented from be
ing swept out. Great damage was
dono to growing crops nnd a long
stretch of tho railroad track
Three Mors Deaths from Heat.
Pittsburg, June 26. Three more
deaths from heat occurred here yes
terday making a total of 14 fatalities
since Sunday evening.
NEWS FROM THE
CLUSt UOOH4 tO DISEASE.
Radical Order of Texas Classes Con
sumption With bmtbpOK.
Washington, Juno 2C. Federal
olUclaln having to do with tho regula
tion ami control of tho public health
with exerclned today to learn that
the public health officials of Texas
will soon Usui; a proclamation of per
manent (j ii n ro n 1 1 no ti g;il nut nil per
sons affected with tho advanced
stages of t uberculosln. Tho procla
mation will place tuberculosis In the
same category with small pox and
yellow fever, according to report, and
In being nniiod beeausij of tho In
creaned Immigration of tuberculosis
patients to tho dry climate of arid
Texan,
It was sold hero that under the
Federal statutes tuberculosis Is not a
uuarsntliiiiblo disease, cither under
the maritime or Interstate Immigra
tion law, but Immigrants can now be
kept out of tho 1,'nited Htaten when
afflicted with tuberculosis, under the
new Immlgrntlon law. The opinion
wan given that It may bo dlfllcult to
sustain such a quarantine before tho
Hiipriiue Court under tho provision
of the constitution guaranteeing the
right of every citizen of the I'nlted
.States to go from one statu to an
ot her.
In each rase tho state authorities
will be compelled to prove absolutely
that the person denied entrance to
Texan is suffering from tuberculosis
In the advanced stage, and the cost
of such a quarantine will be largo.
On the question of public policy In
volved In such a quarantine no opin
ion of ofllclals could be obtained for
publication, but It Is known to be
the opinion of some of tho Individual
experts that the study of tuberculosis
has progressed so far that a state of
quarantine Is unnecessary and that
Immigration of this kind might be
treated at tuberculosis colonies If
protective steps are necessary.
Tho Issue rained In Texas has
never been heard of before by Fed
eral officials, although Colorado a
few yearn ago agitated a somewhat
similar step.
BUY UP SODlfcRS' CLAIMS.
Missouri Sharpers Plead Guilty to
Fraudulent Transactions.
Washington. Juno 25. Informa
tion was today received at the (Jen
eral Land Ofllce that I!. A. Jetter
and C. It. Van Tress, of Hutler, Mo.,
have pleaded guilty before tho
I'nlted States District Court for the
Western District of Missouri and
have been fined $1,000 each and sen
tenced to four months In jail for
conspiracy under section 5 110 of the
I'nlted States Revised Statutes.
These uien, In conjunction with
other persons, all of Hutler, Mo., at
the time of the opening of the Indian
reservation In South Dakota last
year, secured a number of soldiers'
declaratory statements, which, as
agents for the soldiers, they offered
for filing. At tho same time they
secured promises of relinquishments
of soldiers In case the soldiers were
lucky enough to draw a number, tho
Idea being to secure purchasers for
the soldiers' rkhts, nnd, it was
charged, defrauding the government
by cutting out bona fide entry.
The land ofllce has also been noti
fied that there is a similar scheme In
process of formation for the open
ing of tho land to be capable of irri
gation under the Huntley project in
tho Hillings, Mont., district, which
will soon be made available.
Lower Rate on Alcohol,
Washington, June 27. A curious
case wan. filed with the Interstate
Commerce Commission today by the
Railroad Commission of the State of
Oregon ngalnst the Northwestern
and llurlington Railways and sev
eral other lines. It appears that the
defendant lines charge the same rates
upon tho denatured alcohol from
Chicago to North Pacific terminal
points as they charge on other al
cohol. Hy reason of the high freight
rates the price of denatured alcohol
In Oregon is greatly Increased, as it
costs from 12 cents to 18 cents a
gallon to transport It.
"Cotton Leak" Trial Resumed.
Washington, Juno 26. The trial
of Kdwln S. Hllmes, former associate
statistician of tho Department of Ag
riculture, on the charge of divulging
the secret Information of the depart
ment, was resumed in the Criminal
Court today with Dr. C. C. Clark,
present assistant statistician, on the
stand. He identified a letter written
by Cotton Hroker II. T. Prince, of
New York, to the department, In
June, 1005. making inquiries con
cerning tho cotton crop report
Abandon Fort Assinn boine.J
Washington, Juno 27. As a pre
liminary step to the gradual aban
donment of Fort Assinnibolne, Mont.
Captain Honlface, of the Second Cav
alry, was relieved of duty as Con
structing Quartermaster at Fort As
sinnibolne and directed to turn over
the property for which he Is aecount-r-ble
to Lieutenant Howard G. Dan
iels. Julius Jacobs Dead.
Washington, June 26. The Treas
ury Department received a telegram
announcing the death of Assistant
United States Treasurer Jacobs at
Sun Francisco. Treasurer Treat took
direction of tbe office by wire and,
pending his arrival In San Francisco,
has designated Cashier Burnes to act
as Assistant Treasurer.
Surveys In Idaho Forests.
Washington, June 26. George S.
Hawkins of the Geological Survey
will extend trlangulatlon from Ore
gon ncross the Snake river Into Ida
ho, controlling the Cambridge quad
rangle and the Meadows quadrangle
In the Welser forest reserve. Later
Mr. Hawkins will extend trlangula-
ition over the Montpeller quadrangle
In Southeastern Idaho.
NATIONAL CAPITAL
filDET RACK LAND INQUIRY.
Nothing to Be Gained by Inve'tiga
tion In Oregon,
I I I I I... ,. T 1
I y iiriiiiigion, .iiiiio i.j. iiieie are
renMofis for Iwlieving that the invcMtigH
tlon now Irflng made in Oregon by A
xixUnt District Attorney Towtiferi'l will
not materially help in the solut ion of
tint problem of comrxilllng tho Kout h
ern Pacific railroad cotnpuny to place
on thn market in accordance with law
I he 3,000,000 acre of land remaining
of the grant to the Oregon A California
liailroad company. In plain language,
thorn in strorifg suBplcion that thin in
vestigation in a fsree and that it is not
going to K'oiriplish what was intended.
Unless indications are incorrect, some
Ixidy has injected a joker into this pro
ceeding. The identity of the person
who in standing between the jieople of
Oregon and the Southern Pacific rail
road ban riot yet been disclosed, but he
mu-t be high up in official circles.
In the first place it is contended by
men who have made a special etudy of
this quet-tion that there in nothing to
investigate in Oreg'n. All the records,
all the laws, and all the fact behind
the grant are on file in Washington
mid the determination of the beet
method of proceodure iiiuct be based on
the law and on the words. If, there
fore, tho department of justice in to
crack thin nut, it mui-t make its inves
tigations here in Washington and not
in Orfgon. The lawn maLing the grant
are on file in the State department.
The debate preceiling this legislation
are on file at the capitol, and from
these records may be gathered the in
ti lit of the men who secured the legis
lation, hi 1 mi la r information may be
triil In-led from reports on the various
bills, and all these reports are of re
cord here and not in Oregon.
Hut what is still moie important, all
the papers that jiased letween the gov
ernment and the railroad company that
secured the grant are of record in the
Interior department in thin city and
cannot be found in Oregon.
Nicaragua Massing Troops.
Washington, June 28. State de
partment cablegrams indicate a contin
uance of threatening conditions in
Central America. American Minister
Merry reports from San Salvador that
the Nicaraguai! government is massing
troops at Point Cot-eguina. This place
in upon the North Pacific border of
Nicaragua, on the Gulf of Funseca, and
directly opposite the Salvadorian crast,
which appears to be the storm center
at this moment. American Minister
Ix- reports from Guatemala City that
Nicaragua!! foices have appeared upon
the north coast of Honduras. The forts
on this coat recently were occupied by
tho Nicaraguai. s as an incident to the
establishment of the provisional gov
ernment, but it was understood that
President Zi laya had ordered the with
drawal of all the Nicaiaguan troops
fiom Honduras.
Bnild Dams in Forest.
Washington, June 26. The Stan
ley Smith Lumber Company has been
granted a permit in the Cascade Na
tional forest to construct and main
tain three reservoirs, dams, and con
duits to supply water required for
fluming logs and lumber. Joseph R.
Keep ,of Portland, has been granted
a permit to build a dam. about 10
feet high on Camas creek, Cascade
National forest, to lay approximate
ly two miles of pipe line from the
dam to the head of a log chute In
section 11, township 5 south, range
10 east, to provide water for a don
key engine and camp.
Japs Will Sue San Francisco
Washington, June 27. According
to private advices received here to-
, day, the proprietor of the Horseshoe
restaurant, which was attacked dur-
'ing the recent anti-Japanese riots In
San Francisco, will enter suit In the
Jstate courts of California against the
city of San Francisco to recover dam
ages done the restaurant property.
District Attorney Devlin, a telegram
from San Francisco says, will repre
sent the Japanese plaintiff In tho
action.
More Time for Umatilla Project.
Washington, June 28. The secre
tary of the interior has granted an ex
tension of 30 days' time to Harvey h
Morton, of Ilermiston, Or., for comple
tion of their contract for a portion of
the distribution system of the Umatilla
irrigation project. The unusual sever
ity of t lie weather and the difliculty of
securing labor rendered it impossible
for tlio contractors to complete the
work at the time specified in their con
tract. . Holmes in Own Defense.
Washington, June 28. E. S. Holmes,
Jr., ex-assistant statistician of the Ag
ricultural department, on trial on the
charge of conspiring to defraud the gov
ernment by prematurely divulging In
formation regarding the cotton croD.
took the stand today in his own de
fense. He testified that be never had
any advance reports from the field and
contradicted many of Mr. Van Riper'a
i statements.
Postal Clerks Promoted.
Washington, June 28 The follow
ing promotions of clerks in the Astoria
postoflice will be effective July 1: One
from $500 to 600 j two from $000 to,
$800. At Ellensburp, Wash., one from
$500 to $000; one from $000 to $800;
one from $800 to $900.
New Postmaster at Fernvale.
Washington, June 27. Laurence
Worley has been appointed Postmas
ter at Fernvale, Ore., vice Hllma Nel
so, resigns.
WAR TALK ALL POLITICS.
Hostilities With United States Not
Dreamed of by Japanese.
Toklo, Juno 23. Public excite
ment over tho American question has
almost passed away, but agitation In
still gwlng on. It is mostly tho work
of tho politicians of tho opposition,
who are employing tho question as a
weapon of attack upon tho Ministry.
Tho Progressives and a coterie of
politicians called the "Daldo Club,"
will likely Join hands In a combined
attack on the Ministry over the
American question, their principal
aim being to strengthen their respec
tive positions in the corning election
of local assemblies and also in the
general election next year.
Their principal watchword Is the
diplomatic Irnpotency of tho SalonJI
Cabinet, which has resulted, they
say, In suffering to compatriots In
America and In inability to receive
treatment worthy of the subjects of
a first-class power.
It is difficult to foretell how far
they can succeed In stlrrlog up tho
public, but whatever attempts are
made in the way of agitation, actual
hostilities with the United States are
not even dreamed of. The war talk
In some of the American press is
totally Ignored here.
WRECK IN CONNECTICUT.
Fast Passenger Crashes Into Rear of
Work Train With Fatal Results.
Hartford, Co'.n., June 23. Six
workmen were killed and 40 were
Injured when a passenger train on
the Highland division of the New
York, New Haven & Hartford Rail
road crashed Into the rear of a work
train that was backing Into the city
from New Britain Saturday night, at
the Slgourney street crossing. Of
the Injured, two probably will die.
In one Instance, It took an hour
and a half to rescue a workman, who
was pinned beneath the trucks. His
head was hanging down backward
and he suffered severely, but the res
cuers encouraged him while doctors
reached between the framework
which held him a prisoner and
treated the wounds on his face and
head.
TheYe are three unofficial versions
of the cause of the wreck. One Is
that the passenger train from New
Britain went out on a wrong track.
The second Is that the work train
had the right of way until 7 o'clock
and should have had a clear track,
that the passenger train was ahead
of time at the time. The third is
that the work train opened a switch
and failed to close it.
L'GHTNING HITS OIL TANKS.
Violent Storm Dees Much'Dtmagein
Indian Territory.
Tulsa, I. T., June 25. A violent
storm swept over this section of In
dian Territory early Saturday, caus
ing damage to property estimated at
nearly $500,000. A terrific elec
trical storm accompanied the wind,
and lightning struck oil tanks all
over the mid-continent field. In
Glennpool, near Tulsa, a 55,000-bar-rel
tank of the Quaker Oil & Gas
Company and a dozen other small
tanks were struck by lightning and
are still burning fiercely. William
S. Mowry, of this city, suffered a loss
at Cooly Bluff of nine 16,000-barrel
tanks, and the Standard Oil Com
pany's tanks at the same place were
almost totally destroyed.
Strikebreakers En Route.
Sacramento, Cal., June 25. Two
carloads of strikebreakers, herded by
Pinkerton detectives, passed through
this city at 3:30 this afternoon for
San Francisco. Little satisfactory
Information could be gleaned here.
To newspapermen some of those
aboard the train said they were
operators, but to delegates of the
Telegraphers' Union they Insisted
that they were streetcar men and
were expected to go to work only
after the present troubles at the Bay
City were over. The hands of most
of the men indicated that they were
not laborers.
Says Orient Will Conquer.
London, June 25. General Wil
liam Booth, head of the Salvation
Army, has returned to London after
his trip to the Orient, greatly im
pressed with the potentialities from
the yellow races. During the course
of an Interview here he declared that
the Chinese and Japanese will com
pletely capture Eastern trade and
commerce. There are features
about the Chinese and Japanese," he
said, "that are bound to make them
the conquerors of the world, but they
will do It by peaceful means."
Spain to Put Up the Bars.
Madrid, June 25. Senor Leclerva,
minister of the interior. Yesterday
read the immigration bill In the
Cortes. The bill provides a system
of inspection and gives the govern
ment power to temporarily forbid
immigration. It also forbids recruit
ing by agencies. The government
will negotiate tho treaties with
neighboring powers to prevent clan
destine immigration.
Ask President's Co-Ope-ntimi.
Kansas City, Mo., June 25. Pres
ident Roosevelt and the governors of
the several states have been asked to
aid the National, Union of Railway
Trackmen In a campaign for greater
safety la railway travel.
HUNT PETTY FLAWS
Indicted Millionaires Raise Many
Technical Points.
JUDGE WILL OYLRRULE THEM
Play on the Part of San Francisco
Grafters to Gain Time Quib
bles Enrage Henev.
San" Francisco, June 23. Six of
the corporation and city officials
under Indictments for bribery, Pres
ident Calhoun, General Manager
Mullally, Chief Counsel Ford and
Assistant Counsel Abbott, of the
United Railroads; Vice-President
Glass, of the Pacific States Tele
phone & Telegraph Company, and
Mayor Kugene E. Schmitz, through,
their attorneys, made determined ef
forts to have Superior Judge Lawler
set aside the Indictments against
them on grounds of technical errors.
After to sessions of court had been
consumed in the presentation of evi
dence In support of their conten
tions, the hearing was adjourned un
til 2 o'clock this afternoon, when ar
guments will be presented and au
thorities submitted.
Schmitz attorney withdrew from
the District Court of Appeals his pe
tition for admittanie to bail through
writ of habeas corpus, and gave the
explanation that technical omissions
In the document necessitated Its re
framlng. It was said that a new pe
tition will be filed.
During the hearing Messrs. Coo
grin and Moore amended the Joint
motion to set aside the Indictments
on grounds which, they declare, es
tablish firmly the illegality of the
present grand jury and the invalidity
of every act and indictment by that
body performed and returned.
One of the contentions of the de
fense is that the name of B. P.
Oliver, the foreman, wa3 twice drawn
from the box. The attorneys for the
Indicted officials allege that Mr.
Oliver's name was Improperly re
turned to the box after It had once
been drawn by Assistant District At
torneys Heney and Harrison without
auf rity from the court. Replying
to this charge, Mr. Heney angrily de
clared that Judge Dunne had given
the necessary authority by nodding
his head. Judge Lawior refused to
rule in the matter until the testi
mony of Judge Dunne himself can
be secured. He i3 absent from the
city on his vacation.
DARROW OPENS CASE.
Statement to Jury in Defense of Hay
wood Is Weak Affair.
Boise, Idaho, June 25. Clarence
S. Darrow's opening statement to the
jury in the Haywood case yesterday
wa3 a disappointment. Like the
cross-examination of Orchard by E.
F. Richardson, It seemed to lack pur
pose, and those, who expected a
strong and plausible line of defense
failed to find their expectations real
ized. Mr. Darrow talked three and a half
hours, but, beyond entering some de
nials and making some charges, he
accomplished very little, while his
effort made a ba4 impression every
where. He made the dual mistake
of admitting what could not be ex
plained and offering diaphanous ex
planations of those things which he
declared the defense ready to prove
in refutation of testimony brought
out by the state.
At times he dropped Into stump
oratory to relieve the monotony, as
when he launched into laudation of
the Federation, when he attacked the
mining companies and when he boil
ed over with well-simulated indigna
tion at the work of the Pinkerton
agency. ,In his attack on the mining
companies, he sought to make it ap
pear that these were oppressors of
the miners until the Federation came
along and humbled them Into the
dust, compelling them to give their
men enough to eat and afford them
proper hospital accommodations
when ill. To those who know some
thing of the provision made for
miners In practically all camps
where metalliferous mining 13 con
ducted, this all sounded very cheap.
jWill Appeal to Uncle Sam.
Oakland, Cal., June 25. Presi
dent Small, of the Telegraphers'
Union, announced this afternoon
that he would ask the aid of the
United States government In the set
tlement of the strike. He said he
would appeal to President Roosevelt
and members of the Cabinet to Inter
cede on the ground that the trans
action of National business is inter
fered with by the strike. President
Small asserts that, when investiga
tion Is made by the President and
the Cabinet officials, it will be
learned that the striking telegraph
ers are in no wise to blame
Override Schmitz' Veto.
San Francisco, June 25. The
Board of Supervisors this evening
passed the city budget over the veto
of Mayor Schmitz. The budget was
returned with six vetoes. The others
were those appropriating $720,000
for establishing an electric conduit
railroad on Geary street and $720,
000' for the repairing of streets. A,
development of the session was the
breaking away of Supervisors Tweit
moe and O'Nell from Schmitz.
Pulajanism Enrted in Islaud.
Manila, Tune 25. Governor-General
Smltl , as returned from a
month's U of Inspection of the
northern provinces. He declares that
Pulajanlsm Is ended on the Islands
of Samar and Leyte. He gives the
entire credit for the solution of the
difficult situation to Governor Curry,
of Samar and Governor Deveyra, of
Leyte.
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