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HRE0 FROM ALL PARTS OP TUB
Cafrrr RvWw ot Uw Import.
act ttaffMiac the Pt Wettk,
nuiMtiil In ComtaiMii Pcna, .Mott
Uny U Prove Interring t Our
The senate has passed the pension
and tho river and harbor Mil.
The cost of the war to Uusla, up to
Aprlt 5, in placed at (40,360,000.
St. Tetcrbsurg it in rmdpt ol n it
poit that Xiu Chwang ia being bom
barded. Colorado militiamen clubbed tho sec
retary ol the Miner' Federation for de
fying their chief.
The houM has paused bill provid
ing a temporary government (or the
Panama eanal lone.
Secretary Hitchcock hag Issued an
order prohibiting (heep on tho Baker
City forest reserve.
The river and harbor bill wai amend
ed by the scnato so as to authorize the
survey of Co and Tillamook bays.
The secretary of the Interior has tent
porarily withdrawn 200,000 acres of
land adjoining the Yakima Indian res
ervation The secretary of the interior haa tet
aside f2.6O0.0e0 for tho construction
of the Minidoka irrigation- system in
Southern Idaho, and haa directed that
advertisements for the work bo Issued
immediately, bids to be opened June
Another battlo la reported raging at
Secretary fihaw says he will not bo a
candidate for vice president.
The body of Admiral Makaroff has
been washed ashore with a number of
Secretary Hay has advised tho 1005 I. o
exposition to prepare invitational bo
foreign countries to participate '
wilt dispatch them. .. .,
. the bill creat
The house has pasJ and Kew Mexico
lug a state of Ariio'of Arizona and ono of
undsr the nanybj inJiaj, Territory under
Oklahoma 0i Oklahoma,
jUn motion ol Senator rullon, the sen
rate haa passed Mitchell's bill authoriz
ing tho citizens of Oregon, ashlngton
aod California to cut and remove titn-
ler uuilbt TWlc domain or mining
and domestic purposes.
The Japanese ara fast preparing to
force the Yaln.
Russia would maka an agreement
with Great Britain to gain an outlet to
Nelderrnler, the Chicago carbarn
bandit, mads two desperate attempts to
end his life, the first nearly proving
The house has passed a bill change
the Washington custom headquarters
from Port Townsend to Seattle, despite
the protests ol congressmen.
The foreign countries represented at
the 6t. Louis fair will be Invited by tho
government to transfer their exhibits
to the Lewis and Clark exposition.
The conference committee has elimi
nated from tho military appropriation
Idll the appropriation of 1 00 ,000 for a
bridge across the Spokane rlvei at Spo
kane. Senator Fulton has secured an
amendment to the sundry civil bill In
creasing the appropriation for roads in
Crate! lake national park from f 3,000
The senate has adopted an amend
ment of Senator Mitchell to the emer
gency appropriation bill by which the
senator expects to have 1100,000 al
lotted for continuing the improvement
at the mouth of the Columbia rlvr.
Chinese and Russian troops nearly
clashed in Manchuria.
The Grand Rondo valley Is a vast
lake and thousands of acres of wheat
The Russian press regards the Anlo
French treaty as a hard blow to Gar
Italians who had plotted against the
life of President Loubet, of France,
have been arrested.
In a riot between police and blue
jackets at Fensacola, Fla, one man was
shot and our others wounded.
y A four story hotel at Indianapolis,
Ind,, burned and for a time the Uvea
of more than 300 guests were In perl!.
Admiral Togo says he placed the
mine which blew up the Russian war
ship and tells how It was done. Rus
sians emphatically deny it.
Fresldent Moyer, of tho Federation
of Miners, declares Governor Peabody,
of Colorado, has violated his promise,
having agreed not to molest the miners.
Altogether 10 Russian vessels have
been damaged or lost since the out
break of the war.
i'lND UXCLUSION TOO"sUVRlf.
Senate Committee Objects to Mitt Dill
Incton. April 23. Tho xoncinl
detlclcncV ,n" n,n,"c" "f ""'2JS-""'
rommltteo; rri'"u" """"
ncrenso na it passed
tho house of
325, 11 contain n
an amendment tho
ceptcd by tho
tlon bill, which wasi
house before tho bill
Illtt bill was Introduced!
by lVnnvo mul referred
tea on foreign tclations. I
uitteo tno discovery, it la roTKiffio
wen mauo mat tho bill will affcTM
introduction of Chinese coolto labo?
io mo l-nnaiim canal tone, am! in
considerable extent afTcct tho Immlgra'
tlon to this country of Coicnns and Fil
ipinos ana tno deportation from the
untied btaU. Hawaii. Porto itl.-n t,.t
any tcitltorvy, "subject to thojurlsdlc
tlon of tho United States of any ierson
held to come within tho definition f
tho word "Chlneso persons," and ob
jection haa been mmlo to the far reach,
ing effects of tho bill.
When tho senate committee on for
eign relations began consldertiou toJay
of tho Chlneso bill It was suggested
.... ... ui u,iKin oo o wiucr SCOpO
. - . "". "" "lougiu. Sections
ucuning tno words "Chlneso person
.viv lAiidi iu iioiirv, nnu u was an
gcstd tliat these might bo hold to
lain to Filipinos, Corcans and ot
not intended to bo Included, and
tho purpose of tho bill might bo in
hici wun me existing treaties. I
late when the dlscovorv was mail
unany tno nicmbcrs of tho com
concluded that no action ahoj
taken on tho renrnro bill in
tho fact that tho Illtt a mend n:
reported in tho deficiency bill
the matter misht be iIIm-im.. an
senate. It is understood? measure bo-
... " . -------w
VIII bo made to anion.) t)blll posses Uio
fore tho deficiency
) are Rapidly Crossing; tbs Yalu
Russ)' Many are Drowned.
Nlu Chwang. April 23. A messen
ger from the Yalu rivci reports that
the Japanese outpoets are near tho Hus
ian intienchmcnta witli large bodies
of troops Ave miles distant. Ho also
states tho Russians are fleeing north
across tho river in overcrowded boats,
losing hundreds by drowning. Tho
meesenccr himself met only a few of
tho Japanese, but they wcio reported
to have shown themselves in force on
various occasions, afterward quickly
The newauaner oiiriesiHrtiUcntSHC-
credited to the Russian forces have left
for Mukden. Thoy bind themselves
not to divulge newa respecting tho re
sults of engagomenta, or give any in
formation which may awaken public
The Russians have issued placards
In Chinese explaining away the Jap
anese victories, detailing Russian suc
cesses, magnifying tho Russian
strength, and prophesying victory for
Russia. Tho Chlneso ara not misled,
but still believe the Japanese will con
quer in Manchuria.
RUSSIA MOLDS IT BACK.
Cztent ol Disasters to Her Arroa
not Us Sent Out.
Paris, April 22. Tho Yinkow corres
pondent of tho Paris Journal says ho
has tried lepeatcdly to ascertain tho ex
tent of the recent disasters to tho Rus
sian arras, and ho has failed to do so
lwcause of tho perfectly-organlwd sec
recy of tho Russians. In ills conclud
ing statement, ho says:
"Tho people of Franco will be
obliged to bo satisfied with notices
marked 'official or semi-official state
ments sent from Harbin or Mukden
many rnlles removed from the actual
scene of war. I am close to Port
Arthur, and might give the true ver
sion of many incidents, tho nowaof
which, as published, has been rnero
conjecture, but tho Russians strictly
forbid all communications of land or
pea event. At the moment of sending
this messace. Krave happenings ore pro
ceeding on tho peninsula; in fact, I am
told that another battle is being uorcc
y contested in the neighborhood of
Doltish Sympathy Much Appreciated.
St. Potersburir. April 23. Whllo ac
cepting gratefully the world-wldo ex
pressions of sympathy which Russia
has received at tho death of Vlco Ad
miral Mnkaroff and tho Potropavlovsk
disaster, the papers seem especially im
pressed with tho sympathy shown by
tho British presa, Boveral using tho text
to argue on the opportuneness oi mo
decision in favor of a Russo-Rrltlsh
treaty. The Novisky eays: "A sin
cere approachment with Great Britain
would guaianteo our futuro develop
ment" Kouropatkln Walta for More Troops,
Paris, April 23. The St. Petersburg
correspondent of tuo Journal sayn
friend of Genqral Kouropatkln has re
ceived a letter from him in which tho
general says he intend! to await the ar
rival of another 100,000 men boforo
risking a battlo with tho Japanese.
jsu u DO
LOSS IS MILLIONS
LARQH BUSINESS PORTION OP TO
R0NT0 DESTROYED UY PIRD.
Damage Placed at $12,000,000 With
$8,360,000 Insurance-City Acta lor
Sulftrtrs-AII Public Uulldlngs are
Placed at Their DUpol-l!rectloo
of Temporary Structures Permitted.
' Toronto, Out., April 22. Tho total
lc by tho lire which destroyed tho
wholesaln district of Toronto Inst night
will, according to tho most conxorvn
llvo estimate, rench 12,000,000, tho
total Insurance (8,3(10,000.
Tho area swept by tho llro embraces
I acres, and 0,000 to 10 000 iwsona
o thrown out of employment. Tho
uiK of tearing down tho tMnmoim
Us was continued until this alter-
Tho city council this afternoon placed
I public buildings and tho exhibition
ounds at tho disposal of tho fire
uffcrcrs, amended tho llro regulations
to allow tho erection of temporary
structures, and nmoInted a commltteo
to wait on tho legislature und secure an
act ordering all wires under ground.
Tho principal warehoused ot the city
were reduced to ashen and nearly 250
Aims wero put out of btislnexs. Tho
area covered by tho llro is threo, blocks
in length and vnrjen from half a block
to two blocks In width. Kvcry build
ing on Ray street, from Melinda street
southward to tho waterfront, was wiped
out and tho flro spread on Wellington
and Front streets, along the waterfront
from this section and tho Ksplamado
along tho waterfront from this section
with Hay ntreet for a boundary for a
fow hundred feet to a wholo block.
From the timo ho flro started on tho
north side of Wellington street, n short
distance cast of Hay atrcct, In tho K. A
8. Currle manufacturing plant, till It
burned Usolf out at daybreak, there
was not a moment when a shift of tho
wind to tho northward would not have
resulted In tho destruction of tho great
er pait of tho city.
At a meeting of tho Toronto legisla
ture tonight, tho premier mid the
leader of tho opiKsltion expressed
sympathy with tho tiro sufferers, and it
was decided to place a sum of monoy in
t suDplcmcntaiy estimates for t)io
Kcncllt of tliu flremen'H fund.
It is probable that the prorogation of
tho legislature, will bo Indefinitely do
layed becauso of tho fire. Tho burning
of tho Warwick brothers and Rutter
building dolays the government print
ing for this year.
Tho total number of buildings des
troyed Is 122; tho number of films
affected ia 222.
IRRKMTION WORKS I'OR IDAHO.
Government Decides to Take In the Pay
ette Valley Project.
Washington, April 22. Tho govern
ment has finally decided to tnko up tho
Fayctto Irrigation project, In Idaho,
which contemplates tho reclamation of
140,000 acres of land In Bolso and Pay
etto valleys, by diverting tho waters, of
Bolso river. Kxaminatlons of this pro
ject havo been under woy for several
years, and tho department is now con
vinced tho project Is feasable and can
bo carried out at a rcasouablo cost.
During tho coming summer, final
surveys will bo medo for canals and
other works, and it is exacted that
contracts for tho construction can bo
prepared and lot by tho end of the
Tho board of consulting engineers
will consist of II. N. Savage, J. II.
Qulnton and W. H. Sandors which will
noon examine tho Umatilla and Mai
hour irrigation projects In Kastern Ore
gon to detormlno which of tho two is
tho better adapted for government con
struction. Tho report of tills board is
likely to lead to tho formal adoption of
ono or tho other of these projects.
Dllzzard Rages In St. Louis.
St. Louis, April 22. A sovoro storm
......a iim todav. at tmes assuming
.i... nr.nnrtions of a blizzard. Tho
&.r.n beimn with a sleet storm, fol
i,t hv a. fall of 20 degrees of tern-
neratuio. Following there was n snow
follofflvo Inches. Btreot trolllc was
Impeded and trains wero Iato. Tho
snow prevented tho games between tho
St Louis and Chicago nutional lciiguo
teams, and St. Louis and Cleveland
American league teams, scheduled for
today. Fivo to soven inches of snow fell
within radius of 150 miles of St. Louis.
Tralnrobbsr Oct $50,000.
TIflls, April 22. A train en tho
Trans-Caucaslan railway was hold up
between Novosenakal and. Abaslm by
four armed mon, who entered tho mail
car and, after binding tho officials,
escaped with registered letters and val
uablea worth f 60,000.
Ill WOULD QUIT
Alexlell AV the Cxar to Rs
8t Petersburg, April Ul.-Vlceroy
Aloxleff Itivs applied by telegraph to Urn
emperor to bo relieved of his position
ot viceroy ol tho Far Kant. i ex
pected that tho request will bo linmo
dlatoly granted. Whllo no olllclal an
mmneoinunt has yet been mmlo, thuio
Is every reason to.bullovo Unit tho fore
....I.... .iiiiiiiiimit In correct. Tho Im-
mediate cause of tho vlceroy'n applica
tion Is reported Io bo tho appointment
of Vlco Admiral Hkrydloff, ono of Ad
...I...I Al,.Tli,ft'n Ntrunuest enemies and
sharpest critic, as successor t tho late
Vlco Admiral .iiunnrou in oi "
tho Russian navy in tho Far Kl,
The relieving frouicoiiiiiiandof Ice
roy Alexlcff would not surprlso Intelli
gent oWrvern of tho Far Kastern situ
atlon, who aro familiar with tlio gradu
al change In tho emperor'a attitude to
ward tho viceroy and M. UorobrnolT,
whe represented tho military advanc
ing element, which was anxious that
Russia should remain In Mnnchur a.
It was these two men that tho Anglo
Japanese cntcnto first lost Its friends.
They believed Great Britain would not
go to war and that Japan could not
do so. To tho Indignation of Japan,
they succeeded In turning tho imllcy ol
tho empire from carrying out tho treaty
for the cntlro evacuation ol Mauchiiiia,
ponding further demands on China.
IIIU LOSS IIY rilill.
Over' $10,000,000 Worth ol Properly
Destroyed at Toronto.
Toronto, Out., April 21. Fire swept
through a section of Toronto's whole
sale business district tonight, causing a
lots which will probably reach f 10.-
000,000. Tho flio started In a factory
In Wellington street aliout u o'ciiwk.
In lest than nn bout tho llames'lmd
nr..ntl from till Idltm to building oil
both sides of tho street until tho
wholo block was n iiism of llnmrs, and
tho llro was utterly lieyond tho control
of tho local department. Appeals were
sunt to every surrounding city where
flro apparatus could be obtained nsKing
for oMsistance. Montreal, Loudon,
Hamilton and Buffalo at ouco renKnd-
ed, but It will lw hours before they
can Iki of assistance.
It was believed at 11 o'clock that the
flro was under control, but a sudden
shift In tho wind again fanned the
flames into a roar and clouds of sparks
and burning brands wero carried down
sldo streets until threo entire blocks
wero doomed. Tho firemen wero mak
ing a gallant fight amid tho falling
buildings and a mass of tangled wires,
but their efforts at midnight seemed to
POR RAILROAD TO ALASKA.
Victoria Undone Project Which
Taka Trad Prom Scattl.
Victoria, II. 0., April 20. John
Cain, of Port Angules, Wash., ad
dressed a crowded meeting hero last
night on the proposed scheme to build
a railroad from tho south to tho north
end of Vancouver Island, connecting
with tho Port Angeles lino by ferry
across the Straits of Fuca anil with
Alaska at tho north end by swift ferry
steamers. Ho guaranteed to start
bulldim: within 00 days after tho sub
sidy is tottlcd and complete It within
Tho proposed lino will cost 10,000,
000. The subsidy asked for is 5,000
acres per inllo mid $10,000 per mite, 3
per cent inscrlla'd stock of tho pro
vince, redeemable In -10 years, Tho
meeting endorsed tho project and de
cided to appeal to tho provincial gov
ernment to take Immediate action.
Tho schema Is designed to capture tho
Alaska trade from tho Puget sound
cities and San Francisco.
Pivora Olfcnilve Tactics.
Paris, April 21 Tho Figaro today
publishes an interview with Vlco Ad
miral Hkrydloff, wno is now in St. Pet
ersburg, Tho admiral Is qoutodas say
ing: "I bellovo In offensive tactics.
It Is necessary to push ahead and takq
the Initiative Instead of lotting tl.o en
emy keep us in a statu of unrest, It la
essential to keep him in a stato of un
rest. It is necossary to Invito a com
bat, and take chances Any combatant
who awaits his enemy Is practically at
his enemy's mercy. But agrgcsslve
iicbs does not mean Imprudence,"
Pacific Squadron Sails Prom Panama.
Washington, April 21. Tho flagship
New York and tho cruisers Marhlohoad
and Bennington, of tho Pat Ilia squad
ron, commanded by Rear Admiral
Glass, havo started from Panama on
their cruise to the Aloutlan islands ,by
tho way of Honolulu. They first .will
proceed up tho coast to Acapulco,
whence thoy will sail to tho Hawaiian
islands, a distance of about 3,300 miles.
Tho next run will bo from Honolulu
to Unalnska, in tho Aloutlan group, a
dhtanco of about 2,000 mllos,
Denies She Has a Submarine float.
London, April 21 . Captain Kabaclil
tho now Japanese attache, who has ar
rived in London from Japan, denies
positively that thero ara any sub
marine vessols in tho Japanese navy.
GIVES RUSH ORDERS
CZAR WANTS UATTLI'.SIIIPS TO
I'LEBT JULY 15.
Naval Strength In Par Halt Demands In.
crcase-l'ort Arthur May lis Cut Oil
Superiority ol Japanese on Water
(lives Them lUcsllent Opportunity to
Operate on Land.
Paris, April 20. "Tho emperor, In
receiving a visit from High Admiral
Duko Alexis today," says tho Ht, Pet
ersburg correspondent of tho Rrlm do
Paris, "Informed mm tnai no unmcu
the Urtttlo licet to Ui ready to start I y
July 15. Orders accordingly linvu been
wnt to Croustadt to nnsien uio prepar
ation of Its licet (or willing on tho dido
mentioned under Rear Admiral Itojest
vetiskl, unices another admiral, of
whom there has been much talk shall
"Vlco Admiral Doubossoff declined
tho command of tho Black sea licet.
It Is piobnblo that Admiral Chuklii,
director of tho naval ncmlciny, will bo
MAY CUT OPI PORT ARTHUR.
Superiority of Pleet (lives the Japanese
an llxcellent Opportunity.
St. Petersburg, April 20. St. Peters
burg Is flooded with rumors from all
directions rcgaidlng thu plans of tho
JupauuMt, now that tho Russian licet at
Port Arthur Is unablu longer Io menace
their troop transport.
Thu Awiovlittod Press In a dispatch
from Port Arthur gnvo 20 as thu mini
Ikt of Japanese trnortH reported an
having been seen steaming In tho direc
tion of Yinkow, tho wapott of Mu
Chwang. Olllclals of tho general staff,
whllo having no Information In this rn
etit. would nut lie surprised if tit
ntunlxir should turn out to bo correct,
or even that n larger number Is steam
Vlco Admiral Togo's Immenio super
iority enables him to hold tho UiimUh
squadron In Port Arthur and JapanrM
transports, therefore, can w fitly pass
through the straits of lVcliill and
attempt to land at tho head of tho Llao
Tung gulf, under tho guns of tho war
ships, ns did General Hhaftor'a army at
Dlaqulrl, Cuba. Should this succeed,
the Japanera will Imi In an excellent
position to execute a flank movement
on Llao Yang, or cut off Port Arthur.
CONDITIONS IN PORTO RICO.
dovtrnsr Hunt Reports America aa Rap
New York, April 20. Governor
Hunt, of Porto Rico, arrived hero today
on tho steamer Ponco from Han Juan.
Ho will remain in the United Staten
aliout two weeks, Governor Hunt sayit
ho had not heard of his apH)lntmeut
of Judgo of the United States district of
Montana and Wyoming, and would say
nothing about his intention in rrganl
to the appointment. Hu will imd
considerable time In Washington In
connection with olllclal duties and
eventually wilt return to Porto Rico at
tho end of two weeks. H peaking of
conditions on the island Governor Hunt
"Just at present a strong effort la
bolng made to promote n market In tho
United States for Porto Rico by prepar
ing for an itxtcnslvo exhibit at Ht.
Louis. Coffee will Imi tho feet am of
the Island's exhibit because fruits and
cotton will Im nlso displayed. Ameri
cans ore planting oranges qullo exten
sively. Tho groves aro growing well.
Cotton bids fair to Iki very profltablo.
Coffco crop will li aliout normal this
year for tho first lime since tho hur
ricane, and If n slightly higher prim
can Imi had for tho crop planters would
Imi ablo to relievo their estates of part
of their old mortgage dubts and will bo
"It Is probable that tho export will
exceed tho value of Import by a million
dollars. Trado with tho United H tat en
Increases rapidly and will continue to
grow as tho sugar, fruit and cotton aro
America May Step In.
Santo Domingo, April 20, United
States Minister Powull Informed tho
minister of foreign affairs today that In
tho event of any foreign pon or attempt
ing to force a settlement of tho claunn
of Its cltlruns, tints excluding tho
claims of othor nationalities, ho would,
in tho iiiimo of his government, tako
Immediate charge of nil tho custom
houses ot thu government, plucu in each
a military guard, und protect tho samo
in thu Interest of tho United States
creditors, basing his action upon tho
recent decision of Tiio Haguo tribunal.
Influx or Chinese,
Victoria, R. 0., April 20, Ono bun
dled and twulvo Chlneso aro coming on
thu Canadian Pacific steamer KmprcHH
of Chlun for this port, according to
special cahlo dispatches to thu head
quarter of tho company Ah each
Chlneso has to pay $500 ho'ad tax, tho
olllclals hern aro puzzled to know what
It moans. It Is surmised that the Em
press' crow of Chlnoso may bo wanted
ashnro, but tho officials have no reason
for such a step,