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IS GUILTY OF CRIME
Jury Says Vanderbllt Road Gave
Sugar Men Rebates.
LAWYER BLAMES PUBLIC OPINION
Company and Its Traffic Manager
May Each Bo Fined In Sum of
$120,000 for Offense.
New York, Oct. 18. A Terdlct ol
guilty ol granting rebates on sugar
shipments wts returned by a jury in
the United Stairs court here today
against the New York Central Railroad
company and Frederick L. Pomeroy,
the company's general traffic manager.
Sentence was deferred until Friday to
petmit the attorneys for the defense to
file motions with the court.
In discussing the jury's verdict, Aus
tin G. Fox, counsel for the defendants,
placed the resposlbility for the convic
tion of his clients upon public opinion
"You can't defend rebate cases Jin the
present state of public opinion." said
According to the provisions of the
Elkins act, undor which the convictions
were secured, the maximum penalty is
a fine of f 20,000. As both the Central
and the personal defendant, Frederick
L. Pomeroy, are conTicted by the deci
sion of the jury on all of the counts
chargfd in the indictment, the total
fine for each can be $120,000.
Letters from Lowell M. Palmer,
manager of the traffic business of the
sugar refining company, to Mr. Pome
roy, acknowledging the receipt ot drafts
amounting to thousands of dollars,
wero admitted. It is charged that
these drafts represented the payment of
& rebate of 6 cents per hundredweight
on shipments of sugar to W. II. Edgai
CHINA ARMING FOR FIGHT.
Increasing Army and Revenue Under
Two Great Statesmen.
Washington. Oct. 18. Conditions in
China, which were generally suppose!
to have improved since the cessation of
the boycott on American goods and its
consequent agitation, are really much
woree, and the anti-foreign feeling is
greater than it ever was. Information
of an absolutely trustworthy character
has raeched Washington to this effect.
The Chinese army, under the guid
ing hand of Ynan Bbin Kai, considered
by those who know China to be the
greatest man in the country, is being
increased at a tremendons rate, and the
government is putting a great deal of
money into its main fighting force
Yuan Is viceroy of the province of Chi
li, in which Pekin Is situated. He bar
very great inflaence and his main poll
cy seems to be to increase the army.
This fact, coupled with the show of for
eign hatred, which is becoming more
and more apparent, makes the situation
'Tank dhao Yi is rapidly becoming
one of the most powerful men in China
Not only has he an enormous salary as
viceroy, but he is also vice president of
the foreign office and director general
of the railway between Hankow and
kta, and occupies the sun position
in regard to the railroad from Pekin to
PLOTTING AGAINST ALLY.
Charge Is Made by Russian Writer
Bt. Petersburg. Oct. 18. The Bt.
Petersburg Telegraph Agency has re
ceived a dispatch from Toklo raying
that the anti-British movement in In
dia is receiving much encouragement
from Japan, where every effort is being
made to foster a feeling of kinship be
tween the two dark races and to preach
the lessons of the Rnsso Japanese war
The Hindoo students now In Tokio,
the correspondent of the agency contin
ues, have just published an addrees, in
which they appeal to India to need
the call of "Asia for the Asiatics," and
to rise and cast off the British yoke.
For United Tariff Revision.
Logansport, Ind., Oct. 18. Senator
Beveridge spoke here tonjght, before a
large audience, making hie first politi
cal speech in the Indiana campaign.
The senator devoted the most of the ad
dress to a discussion ot the tariff. He
made o plea for a limited tariff revis
ion. Ha said there should be changes
in some tariff schedules because the
conditions under which they were
made have changed and It would be
better not to imperil the whole pro
tective system by putting of! admitted
ly needed changes.
Militia Ordered Out.
Columbia, 8 O., Oct. 18. Governor
Heyward has ordered out the militia to
prevent a threatened disturbance at the
hanging Friday at Conway of Com
mander Johnson, a white man of
means, accsned ot having murdered
OT. Jiariuuu J, uiaiugoc, i
CYCLONE IN SOUTH.
Cuba and Florida Swept by Heavy
Gale All Wlros Down
Fort Pierce. Fla . (V: ll The con
ductor ou train No. 98, Jul In from
Miami, reports terrible deatrnct ou
there by the hurricane yosterday Fill
ly 100 houses were blown down, and
tlio city is in n demoralised condition.
Tho handsome churches of the
Episcopal and Methodist denominations
were both blown down. The concrete
jail was leaulng, with danger ot turn
ing over, and the prisoners bad to bo
removed. The car shods are blown
down and the top as blown off the pen
Insula and Occidental strainer sheds.
A two-story urick hnllding collapsed.
Houses Ruined at Key West.
St. Augustine, Fla , Oct. 10 Fre
quent messages were received at the
wiroleis telegraph station here yester
day giving the progress of a severe hur
ricane, which swept from Cuba to the
lower east coast ot Flordia. Early in
the morning the storm was reported in
the vicinity ot Havana, doing great
damage there, but details aro lacking.
Later the storm reached Key West,
blowing down mall houses and trees,
being particularly severe along the
Havana Totally Isolated.
New York, Oct 19. At 2 o'clock
this morning cable communication with
Havana bad not been restored and the
Western Union company was unable
to got in connection with Miami or
Key West, the land lines throughout
Southern Florida having been pros
trated. It is impossible to get Information
that will give any bails for an estimate
ol the damage in Havana. The cable
lines on the western Cuba end are con
nected with Havana by land wires and
the presumption is that these wires
have been put out ot commission, a
single dispatch received by the Asso
ciated Press from Santiago de Cnba
tatlng that the weather there Is
clear. This dispatch came by way of
Bermuda, but Santiago de Cuba, which
is nearly 500 miles from Havana, re
ports tLat all wires to the capital are
GUILTY AS CHARGED.
Verdict of Jury Against Standard
In Ohio Case.
Findlay, Ohio, Oct. 19. After
liberating 32 hours the jury in the care
of the Bute of Ohio against the Stand
ard Oil company, ot Ohio, returned a
verdiit ot guilty on the charge of con
spiracy against trade In violation of the
Valentine anti-trust law.
The verdict was rendered at 4:35
o'clock this morning, the jury havlnfe
announced its readiness to report exact
ly at 4 o clock. The court and attor
neys arrived in a half hour, when the
verdict was rendered.
As the jury was leaving the room
Mr. Troup stepped up to the court and
raid he wished to make a motion for a
new trial ot the case. Judge Banker
assured him that all such motions
would be entertained, as a matter of
course. Tho court at once adjourned
and five minntea alter the verdict bad
been rendered the building was dark
NO CHINESE ON CANAL.
Chairman Shonta Says None of These
Menials Will Be Employed.
Chicago, Oct. 10. Chinese labor is
not being employed in the Panama
canal rone, nor will it be, according to
Chairman Shonta, of the canal commis
sion, who is in the city to attend th
celebration of his mother's eighty-third
birthday. Mr. Bhonts said sinlUry
conditions on tho canal zone are excel
lent and work progressing steadily.
"I cannot imagine how tho report
was started," he said, "that Chinese
were being employed as laborers on the
canal. I have never contracted for
Chinese labor, but simply inviUd bids.
Tbero are no Chinese employed in Pan
ama, to my knowledgo, except, per
haps, as laundrymen, and none will bo.
The published stories that 6,000 of
them are at work in the canal tone is
Tracks Full of Cart.
San Francisco, Oct. 19. Freight
shipments to flan Francirco over the
Southern Pacific have again been tied
np. The new embargo will become
effective tomorrow and no more freight
will be received for shipment to Ban
Francisco or Oakland yards or forward.
The congestion has rapidly been in
creasing since the embargo was remov
ed. At present over 8.600 cars are
standing idle on the tracks. Cars have
been coming into the city at the rate of
over 400 every day and all efforts to get
them nnloaded have proved of no avail,
Japanese Sealors Claim Damages.
Victoria, B. 0., Oct. 19. According
to advices from Japan, directors of the
Toyl Fishing company, of Wayakama,
owners of the schooner Toye Mam No.
5, which bad five men killed and IS
captured when raiding the Bt. Panl Is
land rookery In Bering sea, last July,
bavo approached the Japanese govern
ment asking that a claim for damages
be lodged with tbo American government.
OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST
OREGON FIR FOR PULLMANS,
Millions of Feet Used Every Year for
Portland In 18 mouths Portland
has furnished between 40,000,000 and
60,000,000 teet of fir lumber for uso In
tho construction of cars at tho shops ot
tho Pullman Car company, located at
Pullman, III. In the purchaso of this
material, tho company has expended
close to $1,500,000.
Theso figures aro vouched for by Al
bert Jonss, purchasing agent of the
Pullman company, who was sent to
tho West 18 months ago to buy lumber.
The first is used exclusively for sldlnR
on boxcars, and, besides tho lumber
bought here, more is continually being
contracted tor in other sections. Borne
ot the material la dressed, snch as floor
ing, siding and the like, while more
has been shipped rough.
There is no prospective cessation ol
the buying so far as the pine is con
cerned, and, while yellow pine Is also
largoly used, that Is not being drawn
from this locality. In the construction
ol sleeping and passenger cars only
hard woods are utilised, particularly
(or finishing the Interior. Nome ma
terial is often left In dry kilns four or
rive months, subject to slow heat and
the air drying process, In order that
when fitted In cars it is perfectly sea
soned. Prices of Cattle Advancing.
La Grande Peter O'Sullivan, who
has just returned from a visit to Wal
lowa county, says that one of the chlot
causes for the prevailing prosperity in
all sections of that country is the in
crease in tho price ot cattle. Repre
sentatives of the Pacific Meat company
are making large purchases, and Walla
Walla buyers are looking for feeders.
The range leasing plan has proved very
satisfactory, and the forming ot separ
ate boundaries for cattle and sheep has
resulted to the advantage of the cattle,
which come from tho range in fine con
dition. Apples at the Fruit Fair.
Hood River The exhibit ot apples
grown by A.' I. Mason, which took the
sweepstakes and several other ptixes
at the Hood River Fruit fair consisted
of three boxes taken from 0 year-old
trees, planted 63 to the acre. The
trees averaged five and a half boxes,
and altogether he took 1,141 boxes
from bis orchard. In the entire yield
there were only 64 wormy apples dur
ing the season and the trees were
sprayed six times with arsenate of lead.
In tho wholo yield there were only 64
boxes that went smaller than four tiers
to the box.
Wants Passenger Bridge.
Oregon City For the accommodation
ot tho peoph of Oswego, the Clackamas
county court will be asked to negotiate
with the Southern Pacific company to
tho end that the county may construct
an upper deck on the company's rail
road bridge to be constructed across the
Willamette river at Oswego. The plan
of the Oawrgo people who will petition
the county conrt foi this action Is to
secure for themselves a means of cross
ing the Willamette river and more di
rect communication with this city.
Institute Arouses Interest.
Myrtle Point The Farmers' Insti
tute and fair, which has Just closed,
proved a great siccess. The display of
agricultural products convinced all vis
itors of the agricultural possibilities of
the region about Myrtle Point. Dr.
Witbycombe of the Oregon Agiicntluial
college gave an illustrated lectuie on
tho treatment of the dairy cow. As
this is a dairying region, this lecture
was well attended and tho farmers irot
many benecfilal ideas from the doctor's!
Land Withdrawn From Entry.
The Dalles The local land office is
in receipt ot a telegram from the com
missioner of the general land office
withdrawing from filing or entry, un
der the coal land laws, all the public
lands embraced In the following town
shisp: Townships 6 south, ranges 24,
25 and 26, E. W. D ; townships 7
south, ranges 24, 25 and 26, E. W. D.;
townships 8 south, ranges 25, 28, E
Much Grain Accumulates.
La Grande Homer Littleton, fore
man of the Chas. Playle warehouse at
AUcel, reports that a large quantity ol
grain has accumulated, owing to the
embargo placed against railroad ship
ments of wheat from the Interior points
to Portland, on account ot the grain
handlers' strike, but that shipments
Will now be resumed.
Crook County Horses for Alberta.
Pendleton Thirteen carloads of
range horses 'were shipped from this
city to Alberta last week. Tbey are
owned by M. R. Cowell, and were tak
en from the range In Crook county.
The shipment was consigned to Shelby
Junction, Mont., but the horses are de
signed for the Alberta market, ,
ROCK CREEK'S FINE FRUIT.
Growers Dusy Picking Largo Crop of
Apples and Pears.
Rock Creik Tho ranchers along
Rock ctcok have stepped out ot tho hay
harvest Into the fruit hatveat, and aie
picking apples and pears. Fruit men
are pioud of their orchards and claim
that Hood River or any other locality
In the Northwest can produce no liner
fruit or more abundant yields. Fruit
Is shipped (roiu this section to many
important points in the East, and com
pares favorably with any ot the pro
ducts in these markets. Tho leading
fruit growers uro William Head and A.
A, Carothers. The former has au or
chard ot 10 acres, the latter about 20
acres. Mr. Head has picked and ship
ped about 300 boxes ol apples, peaches
and pears to Spokane, Wnlla Walla
and Pendleton and other points east,
while some was shipped to Condon and
Arlington. He estimates he will have
1,000 boxes ot winter apples for ship
ment. Mr. Carothers has shipped 1,
000 bixrs ot fruit and will ship 1,300
more. These gentlemen get the high
est prices for their fruit. Fruit grown
on Hock creek captured first prise and
gold medal at the Omaha exposition a
few years ago. The exhibit was made
by A. A. Carothers, and was a surprise
to orchardlsts, packers ami dealers.
Hops Are On the Up Grade.
Salem The hop market at Halem
has assumed a very active condition In
the last day or two, and new every
dealer In the city has orders (or hops
at a slight advance over figures named
a week ago. Krebs Urns, ha received
an order for 1,000 bales at lfyi cents a
pound. All other dealers ate offering
that price. Krebs bought the Clan
field crop of 176 bales at Dallas. Jos
eph Harris and Catlln A Linn were
also buyers on tho West side, at 1-'
cents, while Lachmund A Plncus paid
17 cents for a choice lot bought from a
dealer at Dallas.
To Establish Big Sawmill.
Albany A sawmill with a capacity
ot 20,000 feet per day is to be estab
lished six miles south of Brownsville
by G. II. and K. II Dickinson, ot this
city. A contract with the lessees of
the land secti'txl requires that the plant
bo In operation by January 1.
Wheat Club, 04385c; bluestem,
0860c; valley, 67c; red, 6162c.
Oils No. 1 white, 123.60024; gray,
Barley Feed, $20.60 per ton; brew
ing, $21.50; rolled, $23.
Rye $1 35O1.40 per cwt.
Corn Whole, $2flfa27; cracked, $28
Hay Valley timothy, No. 1, $10(3
11 per ton; Eastern Oregon timothy,
$141410; clover, $0 60(37; cheat, $7ft
7.60; grain hay, $7; alfalfa, $11.60;
vetch hay, $7Q7.60.
Frnits Apples, common to choice,
25976c per box; choice to fancy, 76c
$1.25; grapes, 60c3$1.60 per box;
Concords, Oregon, 27Kc halt basket;
peaches, 76cQ$l; pears, 76c $1.25;
crabapples, $191,25 per box; prunes,
2650o per box; cranberries, Oregon,
$3035 per box; quinces, $11.26
Vegetables Beans, 67Kc; cab
bage, iyi & l4a per pound; cauli
flower, $1,26 per doxen; celery, 76
Q 85c per dozen; corn, 12Jg per dox
en; cucumbers, 16o per doztn; egg
plant, 10c per pound; lettuce, head,
zuc per dozen, onions, 1U 12,'ijc per
dozen; peas, 435c; bell peppers, 6c;
pumpkins, lkt'c per pound; spinach,
486c per pound; tomatoes, 30 Q 60c
box; parsley. 1015c; sprouts,
7.MJC per pound; rqnash, lc per
pound; turnips, 00c$l per sack; car
rots, $1Q1 25 per sack; beets, $1.26
M0 per sack.
Onions Oregon, $11.16 per hun
dred. Potatoes Oregon Burbanks, deliv
ered, 8085c; In carlots f. o. b. conn
try, 76 & 80c; sweet potatoes, 2Q2Ho
Butter Fancy creamery, 2530c per
Eggs Oregon ranch, 3132c per
Poultry Average old hens, 12c per
pound; mixed chickens, 11 12c;
spring. 12c; old roosters, 9 10c;
dressed chickens, 14Q16Jc; turkeys,
live, 1021c; turkeys, dressed, choice,
20 22c; geese, live, 010c; ducks, 14
Veal Dressed, 608c per peund.
Beet Dressed bulls, 22o per
pound; cows, 406c; country steers, 6
Mutton Dressed, fancy, 7o per
pound; ordinary, 6 Oc; lambs, fancy,
Pork Dressed, 68c per pound.
Hops 1008, 14010c per pound;
1005, nominal; 1004, nominal,
Wool Eastern Oregon average best,
1318c per pound, according to shrink
age; valley, 20 21c, according to fine
ness; mohair, choice, 26928c.
MRS, DAVIS DEAD,
Widow of President of Confederacy
New York, Oct. 17. Mrs. Jeffersrn
Davis, widow of the president ot the
Confederacy, v ho Vas been III for m
weeK nt the Hotel Majettlo In this city,
died at 10(26 tail night.
Denth was duo to pneumonia Induced
by a severe, cold which Mrs, Davis con
tracted upon bur tutiun from tlio Ail
Irondacks, wliwrn shn had spent the
summer months. Although grave four
were felt Iroui the first, Mrs. Davis'
wonderful vitality, which brought her
salely through a similar attack n year
ago, gavo hope ol ultimate recovciy
until Monday night, when a decided
change (or the woio was evdlent and
tho attending physician announced that
the and was near. It was then believ
ed that Mrs. Davis could nut survive
the night, but she rallied slightly dur
ing the euily hours of yesterday.
Bhortly after 7 o'clock yesterday
morning she had a similar spoil and
Rev. Nathan A. Heagln, rector ot St
Btophnn'a Protestant Episcopal church,
was hurriedly summoned to give religi
ous com lor t to the natlent In her last
moments nt consciousness. Tho clergy
man remained some time and an hour
later It was announced that Mis. Davis
had lapsed Into a state of coma. The
period of unconsciousness lasted to the
Mrs. Davis has for some yrars made
her home In this city, where she had a
wide circle ot Mends. Throughout her
Illness solicitous Inquiries regarding
her condition were continually made
at her apaitments.
STAYS UNDER SEA.
Another French Submarine Boat Is
Lost Oir Ulssrta.
Illserta, Tunis, Oct. 17. Tho French
submarine Lutin left this port this
morning (or plunging experiment!.
Signals received at 10 o'clock tonight
reported her disappearance. Two tor
pedo boats and three tugs went out In
search of the submarine.
It now appears almost certain, ac
cording to the news received at a lata
hour tonight, that the crew of the I.u
tin has suffered a fate similar to that
which overtook the crew of the subma
rine Farfadet here last year. Tho crew
ot the f.titln numbered 14 man.
Admiral llellue, commander of the
Tnnls naval division, who went out on
boa id a tug, returned at a late hour to
night and said that, owing to the heavy
seas and the obscurity, it wss Impossi
ble to continue lalvage operations until
day. The tngi and torpedo boats, how
ever, will remain through the night
near the place where the Ltilln made
her final plunge.
One ot theso boats reports that its
drag encounter reslstane as though a
vessel were lying at the bottom. The
government salvage steamers belonging
to this port, will return In the morning
and participate In tho work.
Tho British consul general here pro
posed to the French resident general to
telegiaph to the British admiralty at
Malta for salvage and assistance. This
offer was accepted.
The Lutin was a single srrew steel
marine boat built at Rochefort In 1901.
She was 135 feet long aad had a dis
placement of 186 tons.
SEAL RAID DELIBERATE.
Japanese Crew Compelled Captain to
Consent to Slaughter.
Victoria, U. 0 Oct. 17. Clear evi
dence Is forthcoming by advices receiv
ed today by the steamsr Emprtrs of Ja
pan that the raid on Bt. Paul Island by
Japanese sealers was premeditated, and
the statement that the Japanese landed
for water and were treacherously fired
upon by the Americans, as reported by
the Japanese government by directors
of the raiding schooner, Is siiown to be
nntrue. Hunters of the raiding schoon
er, Toye No. 2, which appeared off St,
Paul island two days heforo the raid,
went to the captain with tho ultimatum
that unless he permitted them to go
ashore and club seals on the rookery,
they would refute to work and compel
him to return. The master agrml.
Further dlrcurslon took placo as to the
division of prospective spoils, and
knives were drawn, At midnight a
boat was lowered with tho oarlocks
molded and sent in, tho vessel being
but a mile from the rookery in the fog,
Four other boats followed.
Make the Oregon New Ship.
Washington, Oct. 17v. The Naval
Construction board today approved es
timates lor repairs to the battleship
Oregon, which call for an expenditure
of nearly $1,000,000. When the secre
tary of the navy approves this report
work will brgln at' Puget sonnd navy
yard and will probably require two
years to complete. One hundred thou
sand dollars Is to be expended for new
guns, $260,000 for repairs to machin
ery, about $400,000 for general repairs
to the hnll and superstructure, ardi
mo,vuu ior new equipment.
8ecedo From New Union.
Perth, Australia, Oct. 17. The leg-
leatlive assembly today,by a vote ot 19
to 8, adopted a motion that the state of
Western Australia secede from the rest
of the commonwealth.
Storm Sweeps Florida, Cuba mid
LOSS REACHES INTO MILLIONS.
Shipping Hocolvos' Serious Blow and
Everywhere Loss of Life Is
Miami, Fla., Oct. 20. The steamer
St. Lucie, Captain 1'ravo commanding,
has sunk off tlm Florida coast. Ouo
tteainnr arrived in port tonight bring
ing 60 Injured, who were taken to tho
hospital, and It Is said 28 dead bodlrti
will bo brought up tomorrow.
Captain Bravo iy that he anchored
on tlm' leu sldn of Klllolt's Key, 26
miles south of Miami, yesterday morn
ing and soon alterwmd a tidal wavo
engulfed the entltu Island.
lift rays thine went 260 residents on
tho Island, all of whom where lost. Tho
St. I. tivln as crushed by tho ranio
avo and of tho 100 passengers on
board 26 wem killed. Captain Ilravo
was seriously Itijtiitsl,
A oargn containing 100 people la
raid to have been torn away from Its
moorings at Elliott Key and alter
wards picked up near the Bahama
Islands, 60 ol her passengers having
Havana, Oct. 20, A cyclone, ot un
precedented severity, accompanied by
a terrillic downpour of rain, swept over
the p'ovluces of Havana and Plnar del
Rio Wednesday night and result d In
20 deaths In this city and tho serious
Injury ol a dozen or morn perrons.
The damairn Is estimated at fully $2,
000,000. Tho dead are alt Cubans of
the pooler class.
San Juan, Porto Rico, Oct. 20. The
Red Hlar Line ateamtr Philadelphia,
from La Uuayra, Venezuela, for New
Yqk, arrived here today. Her cap
tain reports that a Dutch steamer wasv
lost in the cyclone at a point btwreu
Caracas and La Quayra.
Twenty miles ot the railroad con
necting La Guayra with Caracas have
been totally destroyed by tho storm,
according to oillceis and passengers ot
Ban Salvador, Oct. 20 A tempest
has raged Incoisititly lor ten days
throughout the republic, Hooding tho
rich valleys, principally that of Majada,
and resulting In great Irrs of life and
the destruction ot CAttle and crops.
The topography ot various depart
ments has been changed, buildings havo
fallen, burying their tenants in tho
ruins, and the iron bridges over tho
prlnlcpal rivers havo been carried away,
The rivers are bringing down the Ixxllen
of persons drownrd In the stoim and
the carcasses of rattle, and the sight ot
theso tends to increase the terror ot I ho
Guatemala and Honduras alto havn
suffered greatly. It Is said tho lot ma
there will amount to tinny millions ot
QRAIN TRAFFIC BLOCKED.
Shippers May Appeal to Interstate
Board Against Railroads.
Now York, Oct. 20. There has for
rome time beu active complaint by tluv
New York grain trade at the railroad
de'ay In bringing wheat and corn to
The comlpalnts havo hetomo so gen
eral, says the Journal ol Commtreo, to
day, that the railroads have finally de-
elded that until they ran teeiiru pois
seslon ot equipment they will not re
ceive any more grain. This refusal la
ausoiuie anu applies 10 new as well aa
Tho grain trado Is uieatly excited
over tho decision, Mid a Joint meeting
ol tho Produce Exchaugo grain commit
tea with the committee on trade and
transportation Has hold today with tlio
steamship Interests to devise ways mid
means, take legal advice, and It neces
sary tnako formal appeal to the Intor
stato Commerce commission against tho
action of tho roads.
Blaze In Freight Sheds.
Ban Francisco, Oct. 20, Flro broko
out Inst night In tho freight sheds of
the Southern Pacific on Kerry street,
between Fifth and Sixth, and mado
rapid progress on account ol the Inflam
mable material In Its path. Bomo
alarm was felt throughout tho city ou
account ot the quickly spreading action
of the (lames, but the reorganized flro
department proved itself equal to tho
emergency and surrounding property
was protected, Tho water supply wan
ample and In good order. Alongside of
the shods 60 freight cars were consumed,
I McKlnloy Memorial Fund,
' Canton, O., Oct, 20. Secretary Hart
zol, ot tho McKlnley National Memori
al association, today gave out a state
ment showing total contributions of
$660,604. to which should be added $74.
062 interest. Of this sum thero has
been expended $178,886.