The Bend bulletin. (Bend, Or.) 1903-1931, March 06, 1908, Image 2

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KnsiviII Says linn StrtdjaLSS'S!!
Lars Great Stress on Preservation of
Our Natural Resources Against
Monopoly and WaataN
Washington, Feb. 27. With his
hearty Indorsement In a special mes
sage. President Iloosavclt yesterday
transmitted to conaremi the urollm-
Inary report of tho Inland Waterways
Commission, recommending a gen
cral policy ot waterway Improve
The president proceeds to point
out the connection between naviga
tion of tho lower reaches ot a stream
and control ot methods and preven
tion ot soil erosion. Use ot a stream
lor domestic and municipal water
supply, power and Irrigation must
also bo taken Into accounL He says
deep channels will havo high valuo
for national defense; uso ot water
power will relievo drain on the coal
supply; transportation by water In
stead ot rail will conscrvo Iron; for
est protection will prevent timber
famine and perpetuate the remaining
forest; Irrigation will sustain million-;
and pure water will promote
health. The work la national In
'ihe commission recommends a
policy for developing all commercial
and Industrial uses of waterways at
tho same time. To this end the work
of the various departments con
cerned ahould be, co-ordinated, that
thero may be no delay. The cost will
be large, but far less than would be
required to relieve the congestion ot
rail traffic, and the benefits will be
largo also and will unite the Inter
ests ot all states and sections.
The president calls attention to
tho great amount ot detailed infor
mation needed to carry out the com
mission's plan, but says beginning
of worjc ahould not bo postponed till
all the facts are obtained.
The president says our policy
hitherto has been purely negative
obo ot repression and procrastina
tion a ad frequent changes of plan
and piecemeal execution have further
hampered Improvement. In spite of
large appropriations our rivers aro
1m serviceable than half a century
ago and are leaa used.
In Us report the commission first
states the facta It has found. It
finds that thero are 25,000 mile ot
navigated rivers and at least an
equal length, which are navigable or!Po after a period of 14 years from
might be made so; 2.500 miles otithe time tho act goes Into force, and
navigable canals and over 2.S00
miles of sounds, bays and bayous,
which could be connected by lest
than 1,000 miles ot canals parallel
with Ihe Atlantic and Quit coasts.
Theso waterwaya are In 42 states
and development of rivers for Irri
gation, power, etc, will make cer
tain waterways navigable In the re
maining states.
Railroad Interests have been suc
cessfully directed against mainten
ance and development of water traf
fic. Successful waterway Improvement
must provide for adjustment of the
relations of rail to water lines. Rail
roads can so control traffic as to
leave waterways Insufficient to sup
port vessels and terminals, for they
can so reduco rates on traffic for
which waterways compete as to de
stroy profits, and can recoup them
selves with higher rates on traffic for
which waterways do not compete.
Waterway improvement will not re
lieve rail congestion unless co-ordination
la arranged to Insuro harmon
ious co-operation
JO SOmO Instances thO COftt Of
nrvi in i-nntmi fi,,. o r,.. i.nn,nn.
works to control floods and Improve
navigation would be less than the
loss by floods and drought.
The annual soil wash la about 1,
000,000,000 tons, mostly tho most
valuable part ot the soli, which pol
lutes the water, necessitates dredg
ing and reduces efficiency of river
Forestry, farming, mlulug and
other Industries affect tho flow of
streams for commerce.
Wide variation in the level of riv
ers hampers establishment of water
Telegrspners Msy Quit.
Spokane, Wash.', Feb. 27. Rail
way telegraphers of this division an
nounce that tho union and nonunion
men havo voted to strlko If
Northern Pacific or the Great North-J
ern cuts are wage scale. Thoy claim
tho companies are trying to make the
men pay for the extra operators that
will bo required If the Interstate
Bine-hour law goes Into effept March
1. Tho vote on tho strlko question
shows 95 per cent df the operators
on both -roads will quit. They aro
now averaging. $75 per month for 12
hours' work.
Rsctamat'on Work In Nevada.
Bait Lake City, Feb. 27. Tho
Utah-Nevada Irrigation Company,
will begin work promptly oh a darn
and irrigation system in Eastern Ne
vada near the Utah lino. The com
pany plan to reclaim 230,000 acres
of Jaid 1b the Meadow Valley, wasn.ikilied and one mjurod.
Conspiracy to Scur Valuable Con
ICtttlon From Government.
Washington, Feb. 2S. Threo or-
i -
under Investigation since early In
February, and which revolve around
an Intontlon which la valued at moro
than $6J)0,000. Tho parties arrested
aro Ned W. Barton, third assistant
examiner ot the Patent Otnco; Henry
W. Everdlng, a patent attorney of
rhlladelphla, and John A. llcuny, an
InTentor of York, Pa. They havo
been Indicted by tho Untied Slates
government for attempting to de
fraud the government and fur do-
troylnc ptbllc records.
Tho Indictment charges that fho
thrco men, "with an Intent lo
and destroy," carried away from the
patent othco letters, specifications
nd amendment relating to patents
and unlawfully and willfully de
stroyed them. Tho Investigation was
mado upon Information that nn a
result ot a conspiracy John A. lleany
had been given a patent on an Inven
tion for manufacturing filaments and
electrodes for electric Incandescent
The facts disclosed by tho Investi
gation were ot such a character that
they 'were presented to tho grand
Jury. It Is alleged that through con
nivance with .Ned W. Uarton, lleany
and Kverdlng, outrlvallcd moro than
20 ot tho largest electrical concerns
In tho country striving to get the
same patent. All ot theso concerns
had filed applications tor -u patent,
but from time to time Uarton, It is
charged, would see tho specifications
and employ whatever he desired for
perfecting Heany's Invention. To bo
successful In this plan It was neces
sary to destroy certain records and
the aubstltutcs therefor.
Atqulth's Llcsnso Bill Raises Storm
ot Protest.
London, Feb. 28. Chancellor ot
tho Exchequer Asqutth Introduced
the licensing bill In tho houso ot
commons. This Is tho principal gov
ernment measure for tho present
session of parliament, and involves
vast money and labor. Tho capital
Invested In licensed property In this
country Is not less than $1,200,000,-
000, while over 2,000,000 people aro
employed 1st the traffic. Briefly, the
bill provides for the compulsory re
duction within a specified period and
on a uniform scale of tho number of
regular saloon licenses throughout
tho country.
Tho bill proposes that this reduc
tion bo effected within 20 years. Tho
system of compensating those en
tlrely deprived of their licenses Is to
an end thus will bo put to tho vested
Interests In licenses.
The bold and drastic bill Is raising
a storm of denunciation In tho op
position pros. Mr. Ualfour gave his
(Party a lead In a brief speech stlg-
matltlng the measure as "robbery-"
Tho tremendous strength ot the
browing Interest throughout tho
country will bo brought to bear In
an endeavor to prevent tho passage
of the bill.
Peruvian Physicians Report His Con
dition as Not Serious.
Lima, Teru, Feb. 28. Two Peru
vian physicians paid an official visit
to Admiral Evans on the flagship
Connecticut and after consultation
declared that Admiral Evans was
suffering from rheumatic gout, but
that his condition was not serious.
It is believed that tho commander of
tho fleet will bo ablo to direct tho
movements of the battleships on their
,innrtr neit Hntnr.tnr
aepariuro nexi Baiuraay.
President Pardo gave an audience
this afternoon to Rev. Mr. McOlee
son, chaplain of tho Connecticut.
Thero was a large attendance of sail
ors and others at tho mass at the
cathedral this morning, at tho con
clusion ot which a breakfast waa
given at the seminary.
Another bull fight was given y6s
terday afternoon', at which there
wero 4,000 spectators, including 1,
S00 officers and sailors from -the
A banquet was given last night on
board tho Connecticut. All the ships
were brilliantly Illuminated.
Illinois Miners May Strike.
Peoria, 111., Fob. 28. Despite re
ports to the contrary, ouo prominent
rnnl nnerntnr ilfrlnr'l toilav that tho
deadlock between tho operators and
miners of tho Northern, Central and
Southern Illinois field had not beon
broken, and that the operators were
prepared to hold out until March 1,
when tne present agroomenl expires.
Then tho trial will como, If nothing
Intervenes and neither sldo recedes
from Its announced determination.
President John M. Walker has do
dared that tho prospectx aro for a
goneral suspension of work.
Torpedo Boats Collide.
Klol, Feb. 28. Two torpedo boats
collided during tho courso of maneu
vers today, Uoth vessols wero ser
iously damaged and were dockod In
a leaking condition, uno man was 1
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Eastsrn Oregon Wool Industry Looks
-. Encouraging,
rendition Tlio filing of the wool
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(1st step In what promises to be one ot procure signatures to tholr petitions charges against ho navy
tbo best year for sheep and wool In the nm tinhorn In tho office of tho mado by Henry Houtcrdahl In a ro
hbtorr of the state. Owing to U. mild fCretnry of stato or tho county clerk cent magaslno article. Tho charges
winter .11 over Ea.U.n Oregou tho
tauiu crop liiviui. w uv "7 u lno ,jrocl prjnmry RW and aro mak
tho wool clip will aveiago higher than jnK inquiries as to dates. Tho last
evertetnro. Ills estimated that the day for filing petition for nomlnn
Eastern Oregon herds will aveisite nine tlons for offices to be voted for In
pounds or more this tear, owing lo tho tho stato tit largo, or In any district
constant Improvement of the grade '
hMn. muuuint-l-mvrhninffiii-miuM
and prices will bo fixed soon. It Is
K..;.l.t tK. n.l,... f... .t,..ln. .ill lw ol unices luciuurs staio ouicei, con
thouKMo prlcor sheailng will bo KrclonR, omcM Jonl wlm
about . S ceuU per hrad.aml thero Is oln. rci.resontatlJo. circuit Iu.Um
a targe preference shown for hnd nnd uisitrlct attorneys. There pell
shearing, owing to the fact that tho tlons aro to bo filed In tho office of
machines Injure the loots ot the wool the secretary of state,
by cutting too close to the skin ot the Petitions for nominations for of
beep. Tho skin of tho machine shout flees to bo voted for In only one
sheep being dipped extremely close, county must bu filed In tho office of
sunburns badly and this retards tho county clerk not later than April
saw tar IK iKa aarw1 rt anArnar vr
growth of tho woo) for another year.
Wool and sheep buyer are already
on Uie ground, and there pramlfM lo
be spirited bidding for wool and inut
ton sheep all over this section. I-.wes
which will bear a lamb this spring and
halng a heavy fierce ol wool upon them
are now worth 0 yer head in hattem
Orowsrs of Baker County Expect to
Get High Prlcos.
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combine. amW the farmer, around
Ilakor City Is now In exlstcnco nnd
It Is practically Impossible to secure
grain of any kind. Heretofore they
have always been anxious nnd ready
to sell but at tho present tlmo It Is
almost Impossible for tho local deal- from $100 to $150 per acre. Tho pto
ers to supply tho demand of tho pco- j Hoo of the packing plant at
h1 In 11lin Pliw thn n va at rut IS I I. .. . . .
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The cause of this combine among
tho farmers of this section of the,UM'4,v ""' """
country Is tho building of tho Kaglo
Valley railroad, which will employ a
largo number of teams In tho spring
and tho farmera aro holding tholr
grain In anticipation of tho great de
mand and tho high prices when ac
tive operatloes begin. Tbo build
ing or the Snake River Rallroad.will
also creato a strong market tor grain
and many of tho ranchers expect to
sell to tho contractors on tho Snake,
J.", J.L,no. contractors osibh
nnu av mu ruuruaus uuuuiui, 1117
aro almost sure to obtain n high
price for their grain and to make
money by holding It.
Fruit Replaces Forests.
Q rants Pass If the progress of clear
ing up raw land and Improving It kep
on at tho present pace, Josephine
county, within five yesrt, will be en
tirely cleared an 1 planted to fruit. As
an instance of this work It msy b slat
ed that one country store In Appleyate
valley has placod seven grubbing ma
chines within the last month. These
mechanical devices dc the work of sev
erat men, wiin greater ease anu less rx-1
penie. Within short distances of town
wuete ntavy machinery may be ni.
In pulling stamps and brush.
Clackamas May Gat Cannary.
Oregon City If the present plans of
tho members of tho Clackamas County
Horticultural toclety aro carried out,
Clackamas county will have still an
other enterprise In tho shspo of a fruit
cannery. A meeting ol the society was
held last week. Mr. Rrltton, of East
ern Oregon, addressed the meeting on
the subltct and stated that he had made
a careful examination of th fruit acre
age of this vicinity and finding it high
ly satisfactory, was willing to
tho scheme.
Pumping Out Red Boy,
Baker City After lying Idle for
months, tho pumps of the famous Ited
Itoy mine have been started again and
tho mine will soon bo in condition for
operation. Tho monster pumps throw
out about 600,000 gallons of water every
24 hours, and at this rate the mine will
txf ready for operations in about 30
days. The Red Boy mine was one of
the best producers of ivaitrn Oregon
lor many years and It Is thouvht that it
will agaln.occupy a front rank.
Will Issue Pamphlets.
Salem Tho secretary of stato has
turned over to tho stato printer all
measures to bo submitted nt tho elec
tion Juno 3, and arguments for and
against thorn, for tho purpose of hav
ing thorn bound In ono pamphlet,
which will ba sent to all voters
throughout tho stato. This pamphlet
will probably bo ready for mailing
at tho ond of March, when It will
bo sent to all valors whose names
aro sent In by tho county clerks.
Oregon Butter Sent East.
Corvallls A carload of butter has
been shipped by tho Corvallls cream
ery to Philadelphia. Tho shipment
comproncd 60,000 pounds and Is
valued at above $160,000. It Is stor-
ago butter, and tho movement Is oc
casioncd by much
Bast thaPn aro 0,
tho product in the East
tained on tno coast.
Candidates for Office Havo
than a Month
Salem Candidates for otnco havo
tttrifsti ftnatt ft nwtttlt wf It wtttVK tsi
0Tot miliar with IhrdoUlU
composed of moro than one county
or In Judicial or prosecuting attor-
ney districts, Is March 27, This class
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Tho secretary of stato will certify
JK)rton , ,ho usol ,0 tha couty
Ccrk by March 30.
Tho primary
oloctlon will be hold Friday. April
17. Tho general election will bo held
Monday, Juno 1.
Alfalfa for Catlls.
Pendleton It It estimated that ths
Increase In the alfalfa acreage of Uma
tilla county this spring will amount to
t least 10 per cenL In the Hutter
, creek and Ucrmliton districts In Ihe
West end ot the county and also In tho
"? Pt
ot the wmntjr active work In enlarging
tbo alfalfa farm is now In progress,
The raw land without vrsler Is worth
but $10 to $28 per acre, while rtednl to
alfalfa and under Irrigation It Is worth
I'ortlami has stimulated the growing of
alfalfa and the fuelling ot cattle In this
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New Fruit Packing House.
Milton At a meeting ot the Milton
Fruitgrowers' union the following di
rectors were elected for the ensuing
year: J N. Sunt, T. L. ItsKtdalr,
William Fofsjliie. O. K. Goods a and
h. P. Jvnioo. Tho union Is In good
condition and Its affairs havo been
handled In a very creditable n anncr.
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The new building will probably bo a
three-story structure and will be con
venlenttly arranged for the handling of
After Federal Court
Pendleton The Pendleton Commer
cial asocial Ion will send a d'legttlon to
Waihlngtoa to fight for the Federal
district hradqusrtrrs when tho data of
the hearing with tho house judicial
commlttre Is fixed. If the Oregon del-
exstlon think It ntceseary, expressions
frcm attorneys of Morrow, Gilliam,
gherman and other Kaitexn Oregon
coonOes In favor of Pendleton for the
headquarters will be secured
Wheat Club, 81o; bturstem, 83c;
valley, 81c; red, 70c,
Barley Feed, $20 per ton; brewing,
$32; rolled, $20030.
Oats No. 1 while, $27; gray, $27,
per ton.
Corn Whole, $32.60; cracked,
$33 60. ,
Hay Valley timothy, No. I, $17
$18 per ton; Eastern Ort-uon timothy,
$20021; clover, $14015; cheat, $10;
grain hay, $14316; alfalfa, $12(5)13;
vetch, $14.
Fruits Apples, table, $1,76(33.00;
cooking, $1.2601.60 per box; cran
berries, $811 per barrel,
Vegetables Turnips, 76c per sack;
carrots, 05c per sack; beets, $1 per
sack; cahlmge, ll,lo per pound; cau
liflower, $1.76 01.86 ; celery, $3,760
4 perorate; onions, 16030c pordot-n;
parsley, 20c per dozen; peppers, 17Ko
per pound; pumpkins. 101o per
pound; rllhcs, 20c per doxen; spin
ach, Go per pound; sprouts, 8c per
pound; squaeh, 101&o per pound,
Onions $3 60 per hundred,
Potatoes $2.60 pr hundred, deliv
ered Portland; sweet potatoes, $3,600
3.75 percwl.
Butter Fancy creamery, 30036c per
Poultry Average old hens, 130180
per pounds mixed chickens, 12k013o:
spring chickens, 1213o; roosters,
10011c; dressed chickens, Ho; tur
keys, live, I4016o; dressed, cholco, 16
017o; geese, live, 0010a; ducks, 140
loo; pigeons, 76r0fl;sinabs, $l,o(J2,
Eggs Fresh ranch candled. 22JKB
23c per dozen.
Veal 760126 pounds, 7c: 160 to
200pcunds, 5(?0Ho.
t.VH..v v.,w,VH.
Pork Block, 76 to 160 pounds, 0U
07o; packers, 66o.
Hops 1007, prime and cholco 4
60 per pound; olds l2o per pound.
wool-ttstorn Oregon average beat
IW ggg. -
es4) mohair cholco 2903Oo par pound,
Expsrt Tastlfy Before Commlllat on
Naval Construction,
Washington, Fob. Sfl. Two ex
ports In nnvnl construction Hear
Admiral Converse, retired, president
ot the board ot construction, and
Hear Admiral Capps, chief of tho bu
ruau ot construction and repair, were
betoro tho senate- committee on
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tiearod In tho article and at tho con
elusion of tho extomted refutation by
Admiral Converse It was stated by
H-iiutur 1'orklns that tho apologies
ot tho committee wero duo tho offi
cers for having called them to nn-
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wnviner inn cuininiiiew win emer !
on an Investigation ot any subject ex
cept thoso embraced In the criticism
ot the battleship construction, but,
If other questions aro taken up. It Is
certain no long-continued dlscucslon
wilt bo permitted. It I likely that
tho cntlro Inquiry will bo concluded
before tho naval appropriation bill Is
. .
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Minister Warns Parliament of Dsngtr
Ahssd In Europs.
Ixindon, Feb. 20. The Macedonia
difficulty waa raised In both homes
ot parliament tonight. Sir Kdward
Orey, secretary for foreign affairs,
mado a statement In tho houso of
commons on this subject, nnd l.ord
Fllxmaurlcc, tinder secretary for for
eign affair., did likewise In tho houso
of-lord :hVg..l"ot both .,aYo
awer sucn cnargen. uiinirmaii unio t'hlneso minister to tills country, r
assented to this view and no mem-rrc,j yo.terday on tho Pacific mnll
ber of tho commltteo took Issue. Iner Biberln, with a largo retlnun of
This Incident at tho conclusion of Kretarle and legatltni and ron.u
tho first day's proceeding Is thought i jftl muche numbering 70 persons
to Indicate that tho Inquiry w lioinn brouttht with him iimw roitmiU for
short. It has not been delermlned Mexico, Havana, Now York and Halt
eriiitai ...-"Thai .h- Z,.,.t 'railroad, which ha caused friction
Vr tn .b .mm.. ThS Jmi (""luslon law. Minister Wu said that
k,& o:r?ssrwo.i ?h.u!rat j- r,;i. "0YrSttw..hnrCnc;
cussing tho Macedonian question the1'"' " ,,'u wwrnnwol lth reference
government was not far from thoi' ,n"1,
Turkish question, which more than
onco had led to an European war.
They were rapidly nearlng a point,
bo said, whero tho concort of powers
must either Justify or stultify Itsslf,
and, ir tho concert disappeared, It
was Impossible to foretell what mis
understanding might arlso. If Mace
donia continued to bo neglected, ho
added a a note of warning, It must
sooner or later provoko a catas
trophe. Sir Edward suggested that, If a
Turkish Governor were appointed for
a term of years and he was a man
whoso capacity and character were
recognized and accepted by tho pow
era, tno wbolo question might
Enough Coal Balng Stored Up for
San Francisco, Fob. 25. Advice
from Honolulu of February 19 say
plans aro already beginning to bo
laid for tho victualling and enter.
talnmont of Rear Admiral Evans'
fleet, should It como to Honolulu.
Tho addition of tho 20,000 men
whom tho fleet mny bo expected to
bring to tho population of Honolulu
will quickly exhaust tho normal sun-
plh ot fresh vegetables and Island
fruits grown horo unless largo addi
tions nro mado to tho area culti
Although thero has been no offi
cial announcement that tho fleet Is
corning here, thorn I n feeling of,
certainty Hint It will, Thorn Is now 'Hon followed 11 deadlock thut Iih
hero nnd on tho way to arrive with- neld up moro than six weeks, th
In n few weoks fully 60,000 tons of .democratic organisation supporting
coal belonging to tho navy. Thl,"vrnor lleckhnui, while tho re
coal has nil born brought here slnro publican members havo been a a
tho announcement was mado ot tho unit for Mr. llrndley from tho first
sending of tho fleet to Pacific Tho four democrats who mado pos
wntm. For tho ordinary purposes 'hlo an election havo persistently re
or tho navy at this port, 4,000 or tusod to voto for Mr. Ileukhnm, nnd
6,000 tons a year I nil that Is noo,t-wioii they wero convinced Unit their
od. Henco tho provision of 00,000 pnrty would unlta on no other mnii,
ton hero now Is looked on a prnc- they withdrew their support from
tlcally concluslvo that tbo fleet Is !sontterlng candidate and centered It
Will dvrti, Run Francises.
8a n Francisco, Fob. 25, Ono of
tho beneficial result of. tho nota
tion for tho cleaning up ot tho city;
nnd tho extermination ol ; rnH will ).,
iimiin sriisnt mis ween wnon mo
Si" "nJlJ'tilliJ n0,1n C,"un.Vrl."
will prepare tholr reports to their
In'saFranctaco "" nlrnriylCri,,V,?tU'
to tho consuls. Tho 'fedora! health' f. 0 ,,oCKy Mo tu n 1 loll 1'elo. hono
officers will havo a roport prepared Company, ntUu 0 Alonl Th, T en
LB " 'i?r.or ,Jw.h,e.7 wm how hltKi ?n, '..mod "Sro rroin T nrco
pnrcnntngn nr infection among
10,346 rats caught Inst wcok.
Dig Flsat st Frisco
Han Francisco. Fob. 2d. From
tirAftnnt fla-nrcta Itinrn will I, a KA ....
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'Ms, 1 not moro, holonglng to tho
1 United Htatos navy, assembled In Ban
'n? ?co Hn5r,,vllh 0 nrrlvnl of
l,hJK;'?5 "" nfw"! Th "Pet ln
:,. 11 VAiJE '"J
S oTmg Z
tfu Ting hny Does Not Seek
Oar lHtervenllBD,
Admits That Ihsro Is Horns Frlctltrt
With Jspsn No Charge In
Inclusion Laws.
Ban Kranrlsro, IVb. 29 Wu Ting
l.'nnir. fur llui Kiriiml Hunt niihiiliiltit
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Franc SCO. Iieslilos tlireo nouhowa Mini
three aecrvtarlv and fli other nt
Inches fur tho C'IiIiiimi legation at
Washington and 2 young sttnlenu,
who will enter various schools nnd
college In tlili country.
At tho Pacific mall dock, whm
tho Hltturln made fast, shortly before
1 o'clock, n largo number of I' til
nrto from tho local rolony wero mi
ha ml with a brass baud to groet their
minister From tho dock tho I11I11U
ter tint! his party wero taken lo tho
Palriiiount hotel, whoro a largo mini
ber ot suites had hern reserved
Minister Wu denied tha report
that ho was tho bearer of nn appeal
to Washington .asking this country
to assist in preserving the Intemta
of China In Manchuria and protpst-
ing against lite aiicgmi aggrandise-
mem 01 japan 111 inai iruriiicr. urn
admitted "there was some local fric
tion." Ho profrssod lo be Ignorant about
!w:o-cnhlIrandmJntrnr .W. ?
Japan Sends Cruiser to China to In
vsstlgsts Salxurs.
Toklo, Feb. S9. Tho Japanese ar
mo red cruiser liliutnl sailed yester
day from Hhanghal for Hongkong,
where. It Is understood, alio wilt In
vestigate tho solium on February 7
by tho Chinese customs cruisers of
tho steamer Tatsu Maru.
This movement I possibly Intend
ed as a demonstration against tho
Chlnesn officials, although tho for
eign office denies It has such an ob-
Jcct In view, adding that negotls
110ns nro proceeding ni renin ami
that tho Japanese flag has boon re
stored to the Tatsu Maru,
Tho whole question of the seliurw
of tho Tatsu Maru, which onrrlod a
cargo nt arms nnd other munitions,
now turn upon the character of Ihn
merchant to whom tho arms wvr
consigned. It I believed that ha Is
a sympathiser of tho rovolutlnnlsts
In China, for whom tho arms wero-
, posiaiuiy intended.
Legislature Elects Oovarnor Urad'ey
After Mix Wssks.
Frankfort, Ky , Feb. 39, Pour
democrats, who have stood out front
tho party machine, swung Into llm
with tho republican member of tho
general assembly yesterday', reunit
ing In tho election of ex-davernor
William O. llrndley, it republican, to
the United States senate. Tho vice
on tho republican chnlco.
Union Men Hnfusml Mardon
Washington, Fob. 20. Tho Presi
dent tins denied pardons In tho case
of P. D. I.enlliaii. M. J. Plunkctt.
j0,0,;h shannon, w'llilntii Cutta and
a. Edwards, members of n Inbnr
unlon' ronvlcted son.., months ago of
volutlug an Iniiinctliin limed by 11
Hn,,c" wurl" dgo " n Jo InU
four months Imprisonment it ml, In
soiiio cases, flues.
New Clslms Bring Big Prless
Mis Anualos. nni . Vnh go. Ad
vices received tn this city today stnto
,iva ii-Luiveu 111 mis city touay mm"
Hint tho two orlulnnl claims nt Hurt.
Hun Bernardino rminty, whoro u
enmp wus established six wooks UK".
fowlmr n dlscovory of gold, havo
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