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NEWS H THE
COMt'LAIN UP BAD MibArMtNT.
Northern Lumbermen Want Portland
Wellington, Mnr 2. Rivalry Ihi
lueen llio Hill and Hnrrlmnn railroad
lines In tlm Northwest linn culminated
In tho presentation of the matter to tho
Intoulati Cointuorcu coiiiiiilsslon. For
never I mouth lumber dealer ami
inaniifiiaturor In Wellington, ttlcu
Inrly In llio I'uget sound territory, gen-
Mally Imvo complain! Informally to
tlio oominlaalon that owing to llio re
fuaal of Hie Hill ami llarilman linen to
tnsko them through rate and Joint
late thoy wore tiunblu to get tliolr pro
ducts ililpMHl to JKjhita runt of the Out'
Finally It was suggested tlit they
liutlluWi proceeding uiulsr the now
rata law to comixil the railroad to
inako inch through rate an jultit rate.
In compliance with the suggestion Uin
I'ttoltld Coet Lumber Manufacturcri.'
ntwlnthu, tho Hmithwratern Welling
ton Lumber emulation ami thefJlilnglo
Mill bureau today filed a coinplnlnt
with tliocoinintnalon agnlmd tho North
tun I'ttcllltr, tlio Great Northern, the
Huiithoin Pacific tho Orrgon Hhurt
l.lnn and 1ft other road, rtvjucntltnc tho
ommlaalou to Imuo union providing
that tho railroad shall moke through
and joint rntra on lumber piodncte fioni
IKilnta In Waahlngluii via l'ortland,
Or., to points nut of tho Cascade
Uncle 8m Loioi nit Men.
Washington, May 2. Tlio com Unit
draft on the "vcon'iulo force" of the
geological aurve) tnado by tho largo
mining organisations, which offer thn
Knvrrniiiriit oivrta intich larger aalat.
lea than thoy got from tlio government,
Uaeiluualy ImpArlng the olllclency of
that branch of theacrvlce, aay a report
on the investigation of metalliferous
ore In 11HM. The report add "It
li cnly by years of practical t xpcilcncn
In tho field Hint tho grolgtt, lioMotcr
ireltrnt Ida prellinliuiry training, be
come competent to cairy on Indnprnd
cut work In Invcttlgntln n mining dl
rlct, and tho ! of trained men In
thlt work la Irreparable."
Provide for New Tralla,
Washington, May 2. Four thousand
koycii hundred and twenty-flvo dollars
have been appropriated fin canstruo
(Ion of four tralla in tho Northern di
vision, Cnncadn national forea!, Oregon,
ami :i,000 will l appropriated to
ttulM roads In llltlor Hoot national for
rat, Idaho, on condition that tho Inter
filed counties raUo an additional $5,
000. Tiie utato of Idaho he already
appropriated fH.OOO toward thla work,
provided a like amount I rnlacd by
counties that Imvo aaked forral actvlce,
.to BMltt in thla work.
Third Term Talk la Nonsonio.
"Washington, May 4, President
It'MMHivelt today clmincterlicd as "nlwo
luto iiontcnao" tho talk ef nominating
and electing lilm for n third term. Mr.
Itixwovlt talked freely with tovrml of
tlio rrtllmH ut tho White llouoon tliln
subject today. Ho tundo It plain, how
er, tlml ho will not Itsued any for
mal statement on tho subject of n third
term. Ho conaldorud that what ho
aild followliiK tho election In 1001 nnd
what he ha raid eubwueiitly ahould
tnrtllm. Ho think ho ahould Ik taken
at lila word nnd lot It r,o at Hint.
Northweit Poital Affaire.
Waahlnptnn, May 3. Itiiral fire de
livery eitrrlurH appointed for Wimlilnn
ton rnutce Arlington, touto 1, ClirUt
Meyer, currier. JoKcph Kraotx, sub tl
tute: HllmiaburK, roulo II, Jiunen II.
I'lidlev, carrier, Hnrry Hwett, aulMtl
tuto. Wank Htialn line been njiolntl
tMwtmnitter ut Hnro, Or., vice J oho pi i
Hare, dead. A pontofllco him !eon er
ttitdlrhod ut Aldordolo, Klickitat coun
ty, Wnh., V.VK A. Kltitt iKwtiimitor,
Tlio poatolllcc nt QuIutnn.Gllllnmeoun
ty, Or., lll bo dlicnntinucd May 1C.
Northweit Poital Carrier.
YYiuihluHtoiii April 30, Oregon prat
iiiaMtora npiiolnto'l Antolopo, W. K.
Jnlinein, vlco J, M. Hninllton, nihlKn
li OwyhMi, Kdwln Wilaon, vlc 1'iitil
'rrcinbloy, realisnodj WIMwood, Myron
i;, Dunn, vlro William Boiithnnrd, ro
inovtKl. Wllllnni II. llllln Iiiih been
nppolntoii n'Ktilnr, John F. Dunn nub
atltuto rural ntrrlor routo 1, at Hurt
Beatty to Deck Up Oorah CharRoi
WiuhltiKton, May .1, Judge llontty
colled to nee tho attorney Kcnernl tohy
In roKnrd to Bonntor Itonih, but tho nt
tornoy Konernl wiih In llaltlinoro nnd
iho vlalt was poitpouod. It Is under
stood tlmt JihIko ltentty li lioro to huh
(nln Dlntrlot Attorney Itulok, Jiiilgo
lloiitty'u known hostility townrda Mr.
llorult la known in lulmlnUtratlon olr-
Ohanges to National Dank.
Wnehlngton, May 2.Thocomptrolb
cr of curroney line approvod oonvonlon
of tho l'lonoor (Unto bnnh of Itltsvllle,
AVaih.i Into tho rioncor National bank
, of Itltsvllle, with 176,000 capital,
, BTATC UAN bbLEOT LANDH.
Interior Department Sendi Out
rteftulatlona to Heftlitrara.
Wanhlniitoii, April 30. ThocommU
nlonor of tlio Koncral land olllco Jinn li
med liiHtriwlloni to reKlMnin of local
laud olllcru conoernlnK tho aeloctlon of
land by Utta nnd territories under
Krnut for etlucntloiml mid other pur
poe, under revulatlotiR apnrovel by
tho aecrotniy of Uio Interior lat Wixl
new I ay,
Undor Uio now rrjjulatlone tho atatoe
will lw crmlttcd to make Indeinnlly
icluxil land lelectlon In lieu of frac
tional txirllon of tt'Kl eubdlvUloni,
which horotofore linn Imihi prohibited,
and notice of nil eelcctloni tnado by Uio
Btatn la required to Ih) publlahixl In A
noaiapor of Konernl circulation In tho
county where tho landa delected are
altuatisl. A fow other tnoillflcntlon
are made, deigned to facllltaUi tho ao
lection of landa by the aUta olllcora.
Inatrnctlon nlao hnvo been laauod to
local land office regarding the dlapol
Hon of land withdrawn (rem coal en
ttlra, lotli aa to lamia known to lie
within a known coal field and the
Umli nutalde of iitoh flolda. Tlio land
oltlcca will I hi fuinhdicd with Reologlml
urvcy townahlp matM, allowing known
con I flolda, and oniric of itieh landa
will bo rearvel.
Iuda heretofore withdrawn fioin
entry nnd not rolraied will Imi conald
erod ai coal land. Conl filings made
within 00 daye pilor to wlthdiawal
fiom coal entry may 1 completed
within the time pieacilbcd by thoatat
titea, lera tho time from dato of audi
vrlthdrawala to ilnto of apeclal written
notice of filing of mape and Mala In the
local land olDcei. I.amla not coal landa
tuny be entered under nny of tho public
land lawi applicable to Uio funicular
Renew Suit A;ilnit Equitable.
Wnahlnston, Mny -t. V petition for
n wlrt of review filed by the Kiiultnble
I.lfo Aaournnco clety of New York, In
the eaao of J. Wilcox Drown, of Mnry-
land, a K Icy holder, agalnat the com-
rany, wn docketed In tlio riupreme
court of tho Unltod Htatea tlay. Tho
suit wai Inatltutcd by .Mr. mown on
behalf of hlmaelf and other policy
holder! to aecuro nn accounting of Uio
fund, nnd n atatemmt regarding tho
conduct of the comjwiiy'a olllcora. The
effort of the company to Imvo tho ault
dlmlcd on demurrer waa auatalned
by the Unllol Htnte Circuit Court of
Old on Submarine Ooal.
Washington, May 2. Threo com
panic bid today nt the Navy depart
ment for tho contract for tupplylng
eubmnrlne torpetlo boat. Tho take
ToiHxlo Itoat company, of Urldgeport,
Conn., o fieri! to Imlltl any number of
S.'lft-ton boata ntxive flvo at 1 08.000
each. Tho Huh-aurfaca lloat company,
of New York, offer to build a boat of
2A0 tona for !!!S0,000. 7 he Klcotrlc
lUmt company, of Now York, effer to
build lioata patterned nfler tho Octopui,
of 274 ton, for 13 1 2,000. It would
cot more on Uio 1'nclllo coaat.
Dank Note Increaie.
Wellington, May -t. The monthly
circulation atatemuit liuued by tho
controller of tho curroney allow that
at thn eloRoot bualneaa, April 30, 1007,
llio amount of national umic note out
atandlng wan &U0.U13,840, nn Inerearo
for tho year of 1 43,2U7,6oH, nnd nn In-
creare (or llio inontlt or i'-', 701, 777.
Tho amount of circulation baaed on
Unltod Hlntea bond was 1550,204,771.
which la un incremo fot tho year of
f 35,781,622 nnd an Increiuo for tho
month of (2,071,708.
Htitue of Qen, McClellan.
Wellington, April 30, Tho most
Intcrentliig ovont of tho 37th annual
reunion of tho loolcty of tho Army of
thn 1'otomno thla week will be Uio un
veiling on May 2 of tho horolo biome
eqmwtrlnn itatuo of Ooneml George II.
MaClollan, organlter nnd tint com
mander of Uio army of tho Potomno.
FrMldent Itooaovelt will make the prin
cipal 8ch. About 5,000 troop, reg-
ulnra unit militia, will pnitlolpntc in
New Poitmnteri Appointed.
Wellington, April 30. Tho follow
ing poatmuHter nro appointed: Oregon
Hex, Jennlo Conrad, vice W. II. La-
abler, rcHlgncd; Whltoaon, William A.
Hobtigh, vlco hdwnid Minor, resigned.
Wnthlugton Jorry, Clark II. Jlllson,
vlco II. K. Thomjwon, iculgned. A
poHtolllcc ie entnbllhed nt Yneh, Tilla
mook county, Oregon, with Frank Ynch
Drown and Rooievelt Confer.
Wuahlngton, April 30. I'realdont
HooBflvolt had nil extended conference
with W. O. Ilrown. eenlor vlco prel
dent of tho New Yoik Central railroad,
today. Mr. Hrnwn would pay nothing
about hi tolk with thn president, bat
ndtnlttod that ho had 'talked n little"
about tho railroad situation with Mr.
ARMED FORGES FOR CUOA.
All Element Oppoie Plan for Large
Havana, April 30. Tho plan of n
ntandlng Cuban nitny of 12,000 rnwi,
a aurgeatiMi by tho general tnff of tho
Aiuerlran nriuy, I moat altrnullvo to
that element of tho Cuban people
which I fond of tho gold lico and ro
gnl la of tho HpaulRli-Ainerlcan armlci.
Hut among tho cormorvatlvo clemonti
the plan excite really Ira Intereet
than tho preceding one to recruit the
rural guardi up to 12,000 men. Tlio
latter plan wia vlgoroualy oppoacd,
even by tho Liberal, wlio, It was oup
ponetl, would have lamped at tho oj
ortunlty for a lavlih diitrlbutlon of
patronage, and whllo Uio atandliif army
adiotne hoa beon framed to meet their
objection, tho apparent Impossibility
of till aecompllMfuncnt haa cuuneil It to
lw received with lomothing very like
Governor Mainran, who ha not yet
been odvlaed of any Intention of tho
War department to adopt Uio elaborate
program or tlio general un, uoc not
believe it poaalblo to bring to the
laland of Culm 12,000 aoldior who
aliall comn up to tho etandard of the
Unltl Htnte army. Thla view la fully
hared by Cuban experienced In mill
ADANDON STEAMER AT SEA.
Lucifer 8prlngi Leak and Crew Ha
to Leave Her.
Falmouth, April 30. The Ilrltlih
rteamcr Kagiml, from New York, April
12, for llotterdam, arrived here today
and Utidwl Iho crew of tho ateatner
Lucifer, bound fiom Now Yoikfor I)ut
tin, which u nbandoned In latltudo
40,10 north, longitude 00 went. Mem
ber of tho Luclfcr'fl crow nald It wan
dlicovestd April 8 that Uio vctaol'e
hold wa filling with waUr. Tho
pumpa were manned, but the water
gained. Tho itiwmer dlltfed helpleet.
Tlie captain ordtretl all the boata
ftocked wlUi provlilom for 12 day
nnd mado ready for Inntnnt uio. A
keen lookout wi kept nnd threo day
later tho crew was relieved to sec the
light of two pawing vcmcU. Tlielr
dlitiens aignal, howovor, were not
aeen, and a part of tho cargo waa Jet
UiotiM to lighten the vcaaol and keep
her nflont, though It waa evident the
could not lurvlvo much longer. Fin
ally after a week tho 8agnml wan sight
ed nnd the crew tmnefered. Shortly
after thla the Lucifer foundered.
HURL 8TONES AT LEGATION.
Mexican Authorities Highly Indignant
at Guatemalan Mob.
Mexico City, Mox., April 30. Kx
tietne Indignation haa been cauaed hero
by tho report that tho American and
Mexican legation In Guatemala City
have lieeii atoned by a mob of aoveml
hundrrd men. Thoro i evidently n
atrong Inclination to give credence to
Mox I ran troops nro being mobilised
on the Guatoinnla frontier, which I be
lieved to be highly significant, though
the War dcpaiUnent has stated till i
only n mnvoment to Iniuro strict neu
trality nnd protect Mexican Intcreata
ngalnat remote danger from marauding
itoprt nro current here that Minister
GamlxKia, representing Mexico In Guate
mala, has left that countiy nnd creased
Into Jfexlcnn territory as tho result of
friction with the Cabreras government.
WILL TALK TO R008EVELT.
Central Federated Union Committee
to Aik for Conference.
New York, April 30. Tlio Central
Fcdornted union today, Instead of unan
imously condemning the president foi
his action in Uio Moycr-I lay wood mat
ter as has been reported, stood about
evenly divided on tho question which
has stlricd labor unions nil oer tho
country. Tlio dlicuiilon, which lasted
moro than tnreo hours, was llio most
blltcravor heard ntn Central Fedointlon
union meeting. Tho result was that
tho meeting, representing moro than
100,000 votkerrt in Manhattan, ordered
that n committee of threo go to Well
ington nnd have n heart-to-heart talk
with Preeldont Ilooeovolt regarding his
orltlclam of Moyor nnd Haywood.
Propose to Test Rata Law.
Lincoln, Nob., April 30. A letter
from Union Puclflo hoadqunrtora to tho
Ute railway commission todny Inti
mates that Uio roads contemplate ro-
slititnco to the 2-cont pastcngcr rato
law, Tho letter is an answer to an in
quiry from Uio commission eking why
tho Nebraska patrons wero not bctug
given tho bonoflt of Uie 2-cont rato on
Interstate travel, In reply to this tho
Union I'aclfla biijb that tho lawyers for
that lino nnd otliots nro eorlouily dis
poned to unite in a ault attacking tlio
validity of the law.
Scurvy In Famine Lands,
lL Petersburg, April 30, Scurvy
has Increased groat.y In tho famino dis
tricts. An urgent mooting of the gov
ernment relief oommltteo he been
called for tomorrow following the re
ceipt of a telegram from Zemstvo, pres
ident oi una province reporting l.ooo
imm and asking for aid.
Companies Short on Freight Cars
Shown No Favors.
SHORTAGE NO LONGER FEARED
Line With Plenty of Car Form Com-
bJne..Agalnt Slow Return of
Chicago, April 30. Drastic m ess
urea aro to bo adopted by Uie railroads
of tho on tiro country to stop car steal
ing nnd thcroby compel Uie roads which
nre nhort or equipment to provide them
selves wlUi a suluclent number of cam
to trnnaport tliolr traffic.
Acting upon lepal advice, all of the
railroads which nro Interested In stop
ping csr stealing navo decided to boy
cott all cur Uilevlng roods with a view
to eliminating this ovll from Uio trans
portatlon world. In doing so tho mil
roods expect to end the car shortage
and to ptevont a recurrence of a scar
city of equipment which para ly km the
buslneM of tho country.
The railroad boycott will constat of a
refuaal by nil road which are mem
bers of Uie per dlom nnd the car diver
sion agreements to permit their cars to
go to rnlhoads which aro not rnomber
of theac agreements and also a refusal
to make through rates ovor such lines.
This is a direct and posltivo boycott
of all car stesling road, as it applies
only to roads which aro short of equip
ment snd which liavo refused to become
parties to the two agreements men
tioned. Through rates mean through routing
nnd both expressions Involvo tho use of
the cars, and whero reasonable rules
nnd regulations aro not recognised a
carrier Is not compelled to establish a
uirougii routo. under this ruling a
most rigorous boycott can be maintain
ed against roads which steal tho equip
ment of connecting lines and uso It fot
months without return or without ade
quale compensation for the uso of tho
Tho penalties are now so high for Uie
inlause of can by connecting lines that
no road can afford to keep the cars and
pay the penalties.
REVOLT BREAKS OUT.
Montenegrins Openly Rebel Against
Vienna, April 30. Dispatches re
ceived tonight report an outbreak of a
revolt and gravo political crials In Mon
tenegro. Military government has been
proclaimed, and Premier Tomsnovlcs
lie tendered the resignation of tho cab
inet, which Prince Nicholas lias refused
Armed bands are reported to be
marching on Ccttlnjc. Serious street
flghta havo occurred at Podorltui, 33
in I lee north of Soutari and having a
population of about 7,000.
Tho trouble lu Montenegro haa arisen
becanao of Uie campaign tho cabinet
hat been Inaugurating against tho Rad
ical party. The government Is accused
of Instigating tho destruction of the
principal oil tees of tho two Radical
papers at Nikeces, which had attacked
the government and Prince Nicholas.
This action lias arousod consternation.
OKLAHOMA TOWN 8WAMPED
Heavy Rains and Floods Destroying
Crops and Other Property.
Oklahoma City, Okla., April 30.
With Lightning creek running out of
Its bank, nnd tho Canadian river rising
steadily, tho people of tho lowlands of
Capitol Hill, a suburb of this city, are
tonight facing a situation that will bo
como critical if the heavy rains of tho
last 24 hours continue. The lowlands
havo been converted into a veritable
swamp, crops havo been ruined and
much stock drowned.
No human lives have beon lost so
far as can be established tonight. Res
idonta in tho bottoms wero forced to
leave tliolr homes and several persons
woro in t roc let night Ono houre
tlcatod down the Canadian river with a
family lusldo. The occupants were
Nina Jurors In Two Months.
San Franolsco, April 30. Four jur
ors moro wore finally solccted and flvo
neronworn in today's proceedings in
Uio Ruol trial. This leaves throe addi
tional juiois to ho obtained for the
completion df tho trial panol a task
liegun two months ago. Tho prosecu
tion Is hopeful of beginning tho Intro
duction of cvldonco some tlmo this
woek. Tho panel we tentatively filled
today by the acceptance of threo tales
men, Threo of tho eight probationary
jurors wore subsequently challenged
Steamer and Crew Perish.
London, April 30. News has readi
ed hero that tho British steamer Thorn
hill, bound for Rio Janeiro, was de
stroyed by fire during her voyage.
Her crow perished,
RIOTS EXPECTED IN INDIA.
all Cartridges Given to Volunteers
and High Officials Enlist.
Lnhorc, llrltlsh India, April 20.
Illllos and 20 roundt of ball cartridges
havo been served out to the local volun
teers In consequence of signs of marked
unrest among tho Hindoo itudent clo
m en t. Tlio publication of Inflammato
ry nrticles In tho nativo newspapers,
inciting race hatred agalnat tho Kuro
peans and demanding native control of
Uio government of India by means of
an elected parliament, he been follow
ed recently by riots at Lahoro and else
where In tho Punjab and by attacks on
Europeans. Profeisloasl and political
agitators aio now fomenting strikes on
Uio railroads, and the government Iim
concluded that It Is tlmo to suppress
Uio rioting by forceful means, if neces
sary. The authorities aro satisfied that a
determined front will speedily end Uie
outward signs of disaffection, especially
u uiey navo tlio unanimous support of
tho great Mohammedan population,
who, at numerus mass meeting!, have
emphatically coondemncd tho anti
European movoment. Recent events
have given a remarkable Impulse to
enlistment In Uie volunteers. The re
cruits Includo flvo judges of tho Su
premo court, the directors of public in
struction, university piofeisors, high
government ofnclats and leading bank
ers and merchants, ail of whom have
entered the ranks of Uie privates.
TORNADO IN TEXAS.
Eight Lfvea Known to Have Been Lost
and Heavy Damage Done.
Fort Worth, Tex., April 20. One
town Is destroyed, extensive damage
dono to property and crops si other
points and eight lives are known to
havo been lost as a result of a storm
which was general over this state Sat
urday night, and at some pointa esum
ed the proportions of a tornado, accord
ing to a meager report received here.
Tho villain of llcamlng. In Cook
county, we practically wiped out and
flvo persons aro reported to nave been
killed at this point. The dead Include
W. Alexander, a young child named
Wilkinson, two men and a little girl.
Tho field of the tornado was about
600 feet In width. At Valley View
soveral homes wero blown down and
Robert Nichols we killed. Two other
men wero killed In tho same ne ghbor-
hcod, but their names were not learned.
At Sulphur Spilngr hall banked In
drifts and stalled all trains. At Celeste
a big cotton mill was blown down.
The fruit cmn in the neighborhood
of Sulphur Springs was destroyed; cot
ton and corn was beaten to the ground
and the damage will amount to many
thousands of dollars.
HERMANN ACQUI fTED.
No Wrong Dona In Destroying Letter
Books, Ssys Jury.
Wellington, April 20. Ringer Her
mann walked out of court Saturday
afternoon a free man. No longer dots
ho rest undor Uie charge of having
fraudulently destroyed 35 letter press
copy books just prior to his retirement
from Uio cDico of land commissioner.
That he destroyed the books he doea
notdony, but that he did so with
wrongful intent is denied by both Her
mann and by tho jury, and its judgment
Is flnal. Ilia so-called private letter
books may have contained some ofllctal
letters, Hermann may or may not have
known of this fact, but tho jury he
hold that he did not fraudulently de
stroy the books. He did not destroy
them for Uie purposo of impairing Uio
usefulness of the records of tho general
land olllco nor to cover his own tracks,
and so holding, tho jury set at naught
moro Uian six weeks' testimony' Intro
duced by Uio government to show a mo
tive Hermann he mado no plans for the
future. He will eventually return to
Orecgn, but whether ho will again ven
ture Into politics in yet to be deter
mined. He ssld tonight that his time
had been bo engroecd with Uio trial
Uiat he had given no thought to the
future. He stated, howo-er, that the
verdlot we not a euiprlse to him. He
had been conscious all along of his In
nocence and having every confidence in
Uie fairness of the jury, felt no concern
about Uio outcome.
Cuba Is Settling Down.
Canolnnatl, April 20. That the
United States government will with
draw from temporary control of Cuba a
great deal earlier than has been suppos
ed by many we manifested in an inter
view by Secretary of War Tuft today.
Nrlofly referring to that country and his
recent visit there, tho secretary Bald
that tho CuUtn settlement had proved
so unexpectedly satisfntcory and that
Governor Mngoon has won so complete
ly tho confidence ol all part lea that he
believes the United States can with
draw before September, 1003.
Death When Pier Drops.
Baltimore, April 20. A Bootlon ol
500 feet of the new pior being con
structed at the Immigration station at
Locust Point, South Baltimore, for the
Baltimore & Ohio railroad, collapsed
this afternoon, carrying down with it
between 20 and 25 workmen, of whom
10 aro unaccounted tor.
NEWS OFTHE WEEK
la a Coated Ftirra far ir
HAPPENINGS OF TWO COOTIRMS
A Resumo of tho Less Important but
Not Less Interesting- Events
of tho Past Week-
Tho government is securing Informa
tion on the watch trust.
Socialists of Russia will endeavor to
force a dissolution of the dooraa.
Hindoos In India have broken out in
a revolt. They demand a parliament.
A Montana rect Is soiling It prop
erty in preparation for the end of tbo
Ono of the walls of Uie Chihuahua,
Mexico, dam gave way and between 25
and 30 workmen were killed.
The government has decided to placo
a largo tract of land in Montana on tho
market about July 1. It will be Irri
gated by what Is known aa the Huntley
An explosion of a gunpowder niaga
rlne at Canton, China, wrought great
destruction to surrounding property.
Hundreds of persons were injured and
21 bodies have been recovered. It is
not known bow many were killed.
In the Federal court at Portland
Judge Hunt hat sentenced Franklin
Pierce Mays to servo four months in
Uie county jail and pay a fins of $10,
000. Willard N. Jone Is fined $2,000
and sent to jail for eight months.
George Sorenson did not appear in
court and his ball of f 4,000 waa for
feited and a bench warrant Issued for
his arrest. Theso three men were con
victed of land fraud,
San Francisco telephone girls havo
gone on strike.
All pressman on the St. Louis papers
have gono on strike.
Ruef lias eked for a change of venue.
eying tbo city la prejudiced agalnat
The outlook for an earl resettlement
of Uie San Francisco IronmoMers strike
seems good. ,""
A special grand Jury will conveno In
Denvecr May 14 to Investigate alleged
The New York chamber of commerca
he petitioned for a reciprocity treaty
with France. "X
x-Secretary of tho Trensucry Shaw
says war for control of tbo Pacific coast
is only a matter of Ume.
Roosevelt says third term talk is non
sense and Morton says Uie president
would decline If nominated.
Deputy sheriffs of 8ilver Bow county.
Montana, threaten to strlkol(jiot given
more pay. Butte Is tlitt county scat.
The Italian government Is likely to
adopt restriction on emigration. At
tho present time thousands aro flocking
to other countries, principally to the
San Francisco carmen are voting on
Uio strike question.
A thousand milo balloon voyage from
St. Louis to Wellington is to be at
tempted. It Is Bald the Montenegro revolt waa
earned by the domineering ways of
Tbo transpoit Buford has sailed from
San Francisco with flour for tho Chi
nto famine sufferers.
The Russian douma has been saved
from dissolution by the pesago of tho
army bill and apologizing for iusult.
Earthquako experts believe It is pos
sible to be warned by wirelees telegraph
eight or twelvo hours in advance of tho
The Circuit court In Kansas City,
Kan., has found that an ice trust exlsta
there and will place a heavy fine on the
Chancellor von Buelow declares tho
wolrd Is net yet ready to sheath the
sword and Germany will not dlecusa
limiting of armament at The Hague
An unsuccessful attempt has been
mado to assassinate President Cabroia,
of Guatemala. A bomb we thrown
at his carriage, which killed the horses.
Many suspects Imvo boon arrested.
A gonerat strlko Is threatenod in
Franco wants a reciprocity
wlUi Uio Unltod States.
The Minnesota 2-cent rato la to bo
fought by Uio railroads.
An insult to Uie army has caused a
orisis between tho Russian cabinet and
It la estimated that the diamond
trust is paying not Iea than 400 pec
cent profit this year.