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Fleets on Both Coasts Must Be Pre
pared in Peace fo r War.
OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST
Washington, Jan. 16.— A remarkable
exposition ol the fatal weakness of the
rO R E S T GROVE........... OREGON
army transport resources in case of war
W A N T H O P IN S P E C T O R .
is contained in a paper prepared by the
general staff, transmitted by Secretary
Taft to Senator Gallinger, chairman of Lane County G rowers Are Tiring o f
tbe Merchant Marine commission, in
charge of the shipping bill now pend
Eugene— A number of hopgrowers of
ing before the senate.
In the course ol its work in prepar this vicinity are agitating the matter
ing in time of peace for war, the gene of securing legislation to better some ol
ral staff has discovered that even tbe the troubles of hopgrowers. A meeting
A Resume o f the Less Important but present limited military force could not
w ill be held here soon and an attempt
Not Less Interesting Evente
be transported over the sea, in case of
made at organizing an association for
o f the Past Week.
a war with a foreign country, or to de
tbe benefit of the industry.
fend our insular possessions, unless
One of the worst complaints against
there should be an immediate and great
the dealers, for which it is believed re
Fire almost destroyed Convoy,
increase in tbe number of American
lief might be had by legislation, is in
■mall Ohio town.
steamships suitable for transport ser
the matter of rejections upon inepec
Another An e ¡can miner has
tion. On this point tbe plan is to se
killed by Indians in Mexico.
cure a law providing for a state inspect
ping could not be drawn upon in
All revolutionary leaders to be found time of war because of the neutrality or, whose duty it would be to inspect
and grade all hops and brand the grade
•re being arrested in Russia.
laws, so that under present conditions
on each bale, so that sales would be
A great blizzard has swept Eastern “ the quick first blow, so very and in
made upon this inspection and the
Washington, Eastern Oregon a.<d Idaho creasingly important, cannot be struck
common complaintB of dealers, after
Incidentally, the staff criti
they have bargained for a purchase,
Jaspar Jennings, the Grants Tass boy
cises with the greatest freedom the con
would be wiped out.
on trial for killing bis father, has been
ditions under which the first little
It has been a cause of much provoca
American army was transported to San
tion to the growers the way the inspec
A new gas company has been formed tiago to begin the 8panish-American
tors usually act when “ going through”
in Portland and will aBk the city coun war.
a lot of hops. The) will throw out a
cil for a franchise.
This report w ill be presented to the
number of hales fiom s me lots with
Great Itritain and Russia have agreed
out cause and make all kinds of com
on a common course of action at the
plaints; and, it the market lias weak
that ships of the size and Bpeed describ
ened since the bargain was made the
ed as most desirable for transports are
Russellville, a small Arkansas town, also ships of the size and speed equip grower confidently expects that the
has had its entire business section wip ped for several of the most important hops will be called “ broken,” “ high
ed out by tire.
The loss will reach mail lines provided for in the bill of dried,” “ slack dried,” “ mouldy,” etc.,
and if nothing else is complained of
the Merchant Marine commission,
then “ not up to sample” is the charge
Secretary Root declares that the
that turns down many bales.
policy of America in the Moroccan con subvention from the government shall erowers think this one of the first
ference w ill be to Bee that there is a he held at the disposal of tbe govern things that should be corrected by leg
ment in time of war.
It is proposed to have similar organ
Chief Engineer Stevens says the
PAN AC E A FOR INSU RANCE.
izations in other parts of the state and
eight-hour law greatly hampers work
to form a state federation for mutual
on the isthmus. Me also opposes the
appslication of the Chinese exclusion Senator Dryden Has Bill That Would good and to accomplish unity of effort
on all important matters.
Cure All Ills.
law to the canal zone.
NEWS OF THE WEEK
In a Condensed Form for Our
An examination of the books of the
Btate treasurer of Kansas shows a short
age of $78,000.
Grimes is willing to make good any
shortage that occurred during his term.
France is preparing to whip Castro
The Morocco conference is in session.
Marshall Field has rallied and
Election returns in Great Britain in
dicate a Liberal landslide.
Mayor Dunne has aBked for more po
lice to stop Chicago's murder epidemic.
J. O. Napier, a negro, has declined
to become United States consul to Ba
The pretender to the Morocco throne
is again active.
He has 8,000 well
Henry Pratt Jndson, dean of the
Chicago universit, w ill succeed the late
The Dunlop M illing company's plant
at Clarksville, Term., has been damag
ed by Ore to the extent of $250,000.
A severe wind storm throughout In
diana cansed the loss of three lives,
many injuries and serious damage to
buildings of all kinds.
Washington, Jan. 16.— Senator Dry
den has revised his bill contemplating
government control of insurance, and
will reintroduce it in the renate today.
He had followed very closely the in
vestigation being conducted by the
New York legislative committee, and
this has aided him in perfecting his
measure until now he expresses the
belief that it will correct practically all
insurance evils exposed by the New
Publicity is the keynote of the bill,
and coupled with this are safeguards
for the detection of wrongdoing aod the
punishment of those offending. It de
fines policies or insurance contracts as
instrumentalities of commerce, and pro
vides for the regulation of the business
through the medium of a controller of
insurance and along the lines similar
to the control exercised over national
tranks. The author says he Ereliives
this will go far towards meeting the ob
jection of those who have questioned
the constitutional possibilities of feder
al regulation of insurance.
The senator says the bill has the in
dorsement of the president, administra
tion officials, eminent constitutional
lawyers, in and out of congress, and
others, who are familiar with K b gen
eral features, as coming nearer to meet
ing the demands of the situation than
any of the other numerous pending
Senator Dryden lias long
been a champion of federal regulation.
Attorney General Moody has declared
it w ill he lawful for the Agricultural
department to publish the names of
those companies who sell adulterated
OUR CO M M ERCE W ITH
A party of Texas men were to have
visited Eastern and Northern cities, Balance o f Trade Against the United
States by Several Million,
but the trip has been abandoned on ac
count of high rates demanded by the
16.— The total
commerce between the United Slates
an 1 France, as shown by figures com
Japan has sent a minister to Cuba.
piled by the Bureau of Statistics of the
It is said that Hermann Is determin
Department of Commerce and Labor,
ed to take his seat in the bouse.
amounted in the fiscal year 1905 to
Marshal Field is slowly sinkng and about $166,000,000, of which $76,000,-
000 was the amount of the exports to
his death is expected at any time.
Germany seeks harmony about Mo- France, and $90,000,000 was the value
rocco, but will fight if her honor is at- of the imports from that country.
France gets most of its provisions and
hreadstuffs from her colonies, and ex
The Chicago Commercial association ports mainly high grade manufactures
w ill send 16 ol its members en a tour and wine.
o l the Western states.
The United States exported to France
nearly all the copper and the cotton
Meriwether, the Annapolis cadet who
used by that country, the total amount
was responsible for the death of of these two articles being about $48,-
llraneh, will be tried for hazing.
0)0,000. Agricultural implements ex
A house to house search in Riga, ported from the United States this year
Renala, by the police for bombs has were approximately $3,000,000, against
given startling results, Many weapons $500,000 a decade ago.
Jews Have Been Duped.
The entire Caucasus is in the hands
Moscow, Russia, Jan. 16 — Wholesale
o f the revolutionists. The severe meas arrests are being made throughout Rus
ures practiced by the authorities in sia for the sole purpose of preventing
other paits of Russia are inapplicable the victims registering in time to par
ticipate in the coming election for
The hank ezaminers of Massachu memtiers of the new legislative assem
have l>een forced to resign. bly. Officials of the government are
They were negligent in their duty and resorting to tactics of intimidation to
several banks failed by the officers loot compel the people to vote for “ select
ed” candidates who w ill perpetuate the
ing the depoeits.
old regime of absolutism. The Social
Russell A. McKinley, Jr. of Boise, ists and labor leaders are being offered
nephew of the late preeident, has l>eeu enormous bribes to use their influence
granted a pension of $100 a montn in favor of certain candidates.
l ie loet the sight of both eyee while
serving in Cuba.
Yaqui Stories Bring Retaliation.
El Paao, Tex., Jan. 16.— Because of
the slandsr of foieigners who alleged
they had not Eieen given proper protec
Tbe revolution in Ecuador has been tion from alleged Indian outrages in
Sonora and Lower California, and,
owing to the circulation of such stories,
Marshall Field continues very sick.
the Mexican government has issued an
The Russian government is gradual order forbidding mining agents in those
ly reconquering Siberia.
states to allow foreigners to file mining
This is the outgrowth of the
Morales has sought refuge In the claims.
American legation and resigned his circulation of alleged Yaqui stories in
the United Htatee by prospectors.
France has recalltd her envoy
Fine Hospital for Albany.
Albany— What will perhaps be the
best hospital in the state, outside of
Portland, w ill be esiablished in Albany
soon. The announcement puts an end
to speculation ss to what would become
of the palatial residence of the late
Father Louis Metayer, of the Albany
Catholic church, who willed all his
property to his private secretary, F. C.
Devine, of Portland. Mr. Devine lias
sold the property to Rev. Father Lane,
Mr. Metayer's successor, who w ill turn
the structure into a hospital. It is by
far the finest building of its kind in
Yamhill to Raise Stock.
McMinnville— Yam hill county farm
ers w ill devote more time and land
hereafter to stockraising, says an au
thority. He deduces this from the fact
that, although the most of the ground
devoted to grain this year has been
sown, a great deal of land has been
seeded to meadow and forage crops.
This has been done to keep pace with
“ Lean years” have been one incentive
to the farmer to turn his attention to
Heavy Rains in South.
Grants Pass— Southern Oregon is be
ing visited bv the heaviest rains of this
season. Prospects are bright for their
continuance, insuring big cleanups of
placer gold. Two carloads of machin
ery was taken to the Granite H ill mine
last week. The mine hat electric mo
tors, an electric pump, hoist, etc. Tbe
pump w ill throw a four-:nch stream of
water. Property is being bonded on
all sides here on account of .he new
railroad. One man made $2,000 profit
on 40 acres adjoiuing the town, which
he bought two months ago.
Grant County is Prosperous.
Canyon City— The sheriff reports the
Grant county tax collections for 1905
as about $70,000. The heaviest collec
tion in any previous year was slightly
drain from the general attendance at
the Lewis and Clark exposition, times
are better and money easier than for
Stockmen are gaining confi
dence in the market outlook, and the
price of good range cattle is steady or
Plan Lumber Railroad.
Coqnille — Plans sre completed by
John Yoakam and John Peart for a
railroad up Cunningham’ s creek road
to tap Peart’s coal properties. The
road will Ere ten miles, besides spurs to
the Simpson company’s large body of
timber. The work commences soon
It will open up some of the finest tim
ber in Oregon.
Wasco Grain Protected.
T ie Dalles— All of Wasco county is
covered with from six to ten inches of
snow. Snow is most welcome at this
time, since it affords protection to
grow ng grain from frost. The temper
ature is a little below freezing and in
dications are that the snow w ill con
Mrs. Chadwick is now in the Ohio
penitentiary serving her 10-year sen-
Must Rewire Rosebuvg.
Roeeburg — The Circuit court for
Douglas county is in session in this
city. A ll owners of business houses in
this city have received notice from the
board of fire underwriters that their
electric wiring is defective and must be
done again. Considerable indignation
is expressed, and it is claimed that
much o ! the wiring condemned is of
the best quality and workmanship.
American T o Be Retained.
Coal Prices Doubled.
Seoul, Corea, Jan. 16 — The govern
Bsker City — The coal famine still
ment has decided to retain the services exiete. Dealers here hope to receive a
Russia pays an annual interest of of Durham White Stephens, the Am eri few cars of coal withip the next week,
$111,600.000 on her national debts o 4 can diplomatic adviser to the emperor but the prices will be advanced from
$7 and $8 to $10 and $1$.
Senator Piles, o f Washington, Will
troduce Such a Bill.
W ILL IRRIGATE LAND.
Enthusiastic Citizens at Echo Form
Echo— A mass meeting of the citizens
was held here last week. The commit
tee appointed to incorporate the Water-
users’ association reported that the ar
ticles of incorporation and by laws
adopted by the committee had been ap
proved by the secretary of the interior
and the articles of incorporation had
been filed with the secretary of state.
The report of the committee was ap
A stockholders’ meeting was then
held and 8,482 shares at $60 a share
were subscribed. The following named
stockholders were elected directors:
H. T. Irvin, J. F. McNaught, A. C.
Crawford, H. G. Newport and W. H.
Skinner. The directors elected H. T.
Irwin president, J. F. McNanght vice
president, A. C. Crawford secretary and
H. G. Newport treasurer.
The city was crowded with delegates
and much enthusiasm was'shown. The
government vas represented by J. T.
Whistler, engineer, and HolgateA W il
liamson, reclamation attorneys.
Echo irrigation nroj**ct is now a reality
and work will go forward at once.
Riley Chosen College President.
McMinnville — At the semi-annual
meeting of the hoard of trustees of Mc
Minnville college Rev. L. W. Riley
was appointed president.
was appointed pastor of the Baptist
church in this city from 1901 to 1903,
and since that time has been general
missionary of the Oregon State conven
McMinnville college has been
without an official head all the present
school year, Professor Nortliup acting
in that capacity.
The new president
will assume his duties as soon as he
can adjust his present work.
Power From River.
Salem — The Interior Development
company has made a filing on 10,000
cubic inches of water per second on the
Deschutes river, at a point about 31
miles south of the Columbia river.
The company proposes to taKe the water
from the river a short distance south of
Shears’ bridge, a well known crossing,
and convey it through a Hume down
the river several miles, where it will be
used to furnish power for the genera
tion of electricity.
Regarding the Opticians.
Salem—The state board of optometry
has filed its annual report with the
The financial statement
shows receipts from all sources for the
year $1,244.10; expenses, $390.13.
There were 200 optemetriets in the
state January 1, 1906. The members
of the hoard are C. W . Lowe, presi
dent; Herman W. Barsey and E. O.
Asks Oregon to Show in Florida.
Salem— Governor Chamberlain has
received a proclamation, accompanied
by an invitation from the governor of
Florida, asking Oregon to participate in
the proposed International Isthmian
exposition, to be held in Tallahasse in
1908. Governor Chamberlain will call
the attention of the next legislature to
Seattle, Wash., Jan. 15 .— United
States Senators. 11. Piles w ill intro
duce in congress a bill appropriating
the $20,000,000 paid this country by
China as damages in the Boxer upris
ing to defray the expenses of Chinese
students to he educated in American
colleges. A part of this sum, it is pro
posed, shall be expended in schools
conducted by Americans in China.
A bill prepared under the direction
of the faculty of the University of
Washington has been forwarded to Sen
ator Piles, and the co-operation of coast
educational institutions has been asked
in the campaign.
Out of this move
ment, it is believed, w ill grow some
thing satisfactory to China, and result
ing in abandoning tbe boycott against
The measure was agre.-d uopn at a
meeting ot the faculty of the Universi
ty of Washington, with A. W. Bash,
promoter of the Canton-Hankow and
other Chinese railroads, and an inti
mate friend of many high Chinese offi
cials, and Dr. W. A. P. Martin, an ed
ucator long employed in Chinese
schools, who came West to welcome
the high commission just landed at Kan
Francisco. Mr. Bash has been official
ly designated by President Roosevelt
and Secretary of State Root. Mr. Basil
started the movement on the coast be
cause he has been a resident here, and
because he believes the Pacific Coast
states originating the movement would
strengthen the fight. For that reason
the co-operation of Oregon and Cali
fornia educators was asked.
Under the plan adopted here, the in
demnity money would bespent- First,
io invite Chinese students to the Unit
ed States and provide for their educa
tion in this country; second, to aid
worthy American colleges already es
tablished in China; third, to provide
for helping Chinese students at the
American consulates in China.
Russia Will Have Hard Task ti
Subdue the Caucasus.
REBELS ARE IN FULL CONTRI
Manchurian Veterans With Heavy Ar
tillery Sent to
St. Petersburg, Jan. 16.— Though [j
government is reasserting a prect
uthority in the cities along the
roads in the Caucasus, official adv
received today show that the mounti
eers are under arms in large sectiomd
Kutais is entirely in the hands of
insurgents, who have interdicted tx
nd are levying their own imp
The reduction of the inaccessible dii
tricts ol Gori and Osurgeti, wh
mountain strongholds, with their fienl
warriors, have been the despair of
conquerors, w ill involve a campaign!
weeks and even months, with thec
operation of mountain artillery,
comparison with which the operation
in the Baltic provinces are child’s [
Ttie troops in tbe Caucasus beinj
nadequate, the government has decid
to send there a large force composed 4
the veterans returning from Mt»j£
huria, jierhaps seven army corps.
figures regarding the force now in Mni
churia have been given out, but theii|
elusion in the budget of an estiinat«|B
$20,000,000 for the construction
racks for these troops gives some iadl ej
cation of their strength.
Though the progress of tbe reveli--^
tiouary propaganda among tbe trooteg
has been largely nullified by the evenjffl
of December, the “ red” leaders are re
uewing their campaign, andvaredi
geminating thousands of copies of tf -i
COM BINE FOR C O LO N IZIN G .
appeals ol the Saratoff Peasant league f
the Union of Liberal leagues, k A r
Western Railroads Establish Bureau other organizations, declaring that (>.*•■$ »
government lias perished by its or |j
for Handling Business.
hand, and that the loyalt < of the sol , *
Chicago, Jan 15.— General passenger
iers is due to the champions of ti
agents of Western lines, after three
days of almost continuous discussion,
have agreed upon a plan for the organi
MADE S P U R IO U S GOLD COIN K b
zation ot a general colonization bureau
I,4 ' s>
to handle the details of the issuance of Gang o f Japanese Counterfeiter« h
Captured at Seattle.
certificates and tickets for land and im
Reports from those who attended the
Western Passenger Association meetings
during the debates on this proposition
indicate that there were some repre
sentatives of railroads in the conference
who were in favor of abolishing the
privileges the colonization departments
have found so valuable in building up
communities along the railroads.
“ We were fearful,” said a passenger
agent of one Western road, “ that the
issuance of certificates would t>e abro
gated and that every Western state's
development would be materially affect
ed by the shutting off of the homeseek
e t B ’ colonization certificate provisions.’
According to one oi the passenger
agents, the bureau w ill handle the col
onization business for all the roads in
the Western Passenger association, and
there w ill be no diininuation in the
volume of business.
Ship Flour to Japan.
McMinnville — The Houck Milling
Shaw to Stay Another Year.
company, of this city, has sent 9,400
Chicago, Jan. 15.— A dispatch to the
barrels of flour to Japan since last Chronicle from Washington Bays: At
August, besides supplying the local the meeting of the cabinet President
Roosevelt asked Secretary Shaw to re
main at the head of the Treasury de
PO R TLA N D M ARKETS.
partment until March 4, 1907, and
Mr. Shaw agreed to do so. More than
Wheat— Club, 72c per bushel; blue- a year age Mr. Shaw let it be known
stem, 74c: red, 69c; valley, 73c.
that he expected to retire from the
Oats— No. 1 white feed, $27.50; gray, cabinet in February of this year. The
$26 50(327 per ton.
president did not understand that this
Barley— Feed, $23.50(324 per ton; was the secretary’s determination until
brewing, $23 50(324; rolled, $24(325. some unusual reference was made to it
Buckwheat— $2 50 per cental.
a few weeks ago, and then he lost no
Hay — Eastern Oregen timothy, time in urging the secretary to remain
$13 50(314 50 per ton; valley timothy, in the cabinet for another year.
$9(3(310; clover, $9(310; cheat, $8 50
@9 50; grain hay, $8(39.
Russia Gets Help in Paris.
Fruits— Apples, common, 75c@$l
St. Petersburg, Jan. 15.— Confirma
per box; choice, $1.25(31.50;'! fancy,
$2@2 50; pears, $1.25(31 50 per box; tion has been received of the report
that ex-Minister Kokovsoff has been
cranberries. $13(313.50 per barrel.
Vegetables— Beans, 20c per pound; partially su cessful in his mission to
cabbage, l@ 2c per pontid; cauliflower, Paris. A credit of $50,000.000 has
$1.25 per dozen; cilery, $.1(33 50 per been obtained from the French bankers,
crate; ball p-ppers, 35c per pound; with the assurance of an increase in the
pumpkins, ^< 31 c p e r pound; sprouts, amount, should it prove necessary to
6 5 * 0 7c per pound; squash, l ' 4 ( 31 ^ c maintain the stability of the rouble.
per pound; turnips, 90c(3$l per sack; It is explained, however, that the
carro’ S, 65<375c per sack; beets, 85c@ credit is not in the nature of a loan to
$1 par sack.
the Russian government, but is strictly
Onions— Oregon, No. 1, $1(31.25 per an operation between the State bank of
Russia and the French banks.
sack; No. 2, 75(390c.
Potatoes— Fancy graded Burbanks.
Calhoun Will Make Report.
70(380c per hundred; ordinary, 50@
60c; sweet potatoes, 2@2'%c per pound.
Washington, Jan. 15.— Mr. Calhoun,
Butter— Fancy creamery, 27 ** (332 t*c the p-eeident’ s special minister to
Venezuela, has telegraphed Mr. Root
Eggs— Oregon ranch, 271* 029c per from Chicago that he w ill submit early
this week the report onthea-phalt con
Poultry— Average old hens, ]2**(3 troversy called for in the department
14c per pound; springs, 12^(313,-; as a basis for the resumption of active
mixed chickens, 12(313c; broilers, 15 negotiations with Venezuela looking to
<318c; dressed chickens, 14(315c; tur a settlement of the claims. The cable
keys, live, 15c;
dressed, company has reported to the secretary
choice, 17020c: geese, live, 9(3lie ; that its ines connecting with Venezu
geese, dressed 12013c; ducks, 15(316c. ela are interrupted.
Hope— Oregou, 1906, choice, 10<3Uc
per pound: p*ime, 8 t* < 3 9 V ; medium,
Needs o f Railway Mail Clerks.
7(38c; olds, 607c.
Washington, Jan. 15. — The annual
Wool— Eastern Oregon average best,
report of the general superintendent of
16021c; valley, 24026c per pound;
railway mail service for the fieeal year
mohair, choice, 30c.
1905 shows the total numtier of miles
Beef— Dressed bulls, 102c per pound ;
of service by railroad, electric, cable
cows, 3(34c: country steers, 404 t*c.
and steamboat lines to have been 37tr -
v * * l— Dressed, 3V*(38i*c per pound.
584,037. An argent plea is made for i.
Mutton— Dressed, fancy, 6 0 6 t^c per
retirement and snperannnation fund for
pound, ordinary, 405c; lambs.
the benefit of clerks disabled in line of
07 *e .
doty or worn oot through long and
Pork — Dressed, 6®7)<e per pound.
Seattle, Jan. 16. — Three Japxnew
counterfeiters have been placed M®
arrest by a secret service officer,
hundreds of dollars’ worth of epofi
$5 and $10 gold pieces, with paraph
rial in used in their apartments
Captain Bell, bead of
Northwest division of the Bee, ret
vice, has handled the case, and i
the arrest of Knichi
Fugimodo, j r
Port Richmond, Cal., he statedtl| al
the last of the gang had been rou
According to Captain Bell, thet
is unique in the annals of the
coast, not only from the wide fpOH
their operations but from the fact* j
the batteries and some of the
used hy the coiners were made in i
and shipped to this countvy.
Since last June more or less pptft^
gold coin lias been in circnlatioagij fa
the secret service men have bwn 6 ar
ing on the case. Although they H
several clews to the identity of|
men passing the coins, direct
m tier ■
was unobtainable until Decemb
m a , inf?
when Officer P i’ kins, iuTaconu
■ i 'untsr
ed S. Sunado for pass'ng a conn«
$5 gold coin in the Marconi saloon.£
Worked Soldiers to Get L a n ifl
Omaha, Jan. 16. — The trial of 6| ju
George G. Ware, president ol the 0-T"
I. Cattle company, charged with
spiracy to defraud the govern met
public lands, was resumed here t«
Frank Lambert, one of Ware’s all)
co-conspirators, confirmed previouil
timony to the effect that he ind
about 20 inmates of the Soldi
Horne to file on homesteads and)
99-year leases to the U. B I. comp
Lambert said he paid thjem$15*'<
and received from Mr. 'Ware $5"
each lease secured.
Will Confer With MlinerT
New York, Jan. 16.— ThV coal
ators, including the big railroad«
ors as well as individual dnineoa
will meet the miners’ repreeenti|
in about two weeks, it was said
day hy the president of a coal rtW
The exact date of the conferenwl
not Ereen fixed.
Probably it «1
held in this city early in
after the national convent ioj
the conference w il. be to
wage scale (or toe next \hrelt,j
Harper Left Little u 14
Chicago. Jan. 16.— It ws
today that the estate lelre*
President Harper, of Cbice d
ity, is small, and consistsmd
tirely of life insurance policb m<
estimated that Dr. Harper d col
life gave between $35,000 a^t:
to the American Institut«*-
Literature, a publishing cor f, -r
work of which he was greal „,^','7 -
He also gave much mone ,„ n f* “
' 1Pnt ">
No Longer Head o f
Washington, Jan. 16.-
General Chaffee today tend,
'gnation as chief of staff, U
army, to take effect today, fc-
accepted by the precidenti
Chaffee does not go on the
until February 1, hot he d/
days’ leave of ateence bef