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1IAFFEN1NGS OF TWO CONTINENTS
ftrsumo of tho Uii Important but
Not Losa InloroitlnK Events
of the Past Wsok.
A general itrlko In Itoinn linn follow
l n labor riot.
lliiel's Inst objection to n trliil has
Tho llisslllnn cruiser llergsmln Con
taut I to villi Honolulu.
Andrew Carnegie has glvon $5,000,
000 more to ouiloii university profess
For tho tlilftl time In six week tho
Ohio river al Cliicliumtl li above llooil
Ilnnl lime havo (orcol llelon (I011M
tit iptr.inrli liur charities, Two Indus
trln I rchtxil III which alio Ii interested
are to cloto.
Retired clearing house certificate ol
Chicago to tho amount ot 114,000,000
Iuivb been sold to a cardboaid factory
mikI induced to iul;i.
Charlr Klalier, nged 17, droped
dead In Ilm streets ol IWlfonl. Ind. Ho
addicted to tlio clgaretlo "'It B,ul
linl oiio In lilt, mouth when death came.
Tlio proposition to build a new ul
way In New York Irom tho lUUoiy to
tho llronx, under llrondwny and l.x
Inglon nvenuo, to coat $00,000,000 h
A Chicago jury liu decided that $80
luti aro excluded Irom tho "neceaaaiy
household exine" for which a hui
hind li liable when Incurred by hu
wife without hli approval.
Indiana Republicans no boosting for
Oermany l preparing to lloat a loan
Diamond worker of Germany are on
atrlkn fur higher wage.
ANrw York university atudenta have
tiuck lxxauao lien are punished.
Representative of national bank of
Chicago roiidemn the Aldrlch currency
A HI. l-ouli womin hai committed
, nulolde to aecuie Insuranco fur an in
Another rlo war between tram
Atlantic linn li expected. Meersge
rate aro being cut.
Speaker Cannon lmn cllel for an In
)tilry Into the piper truat In order to
defend the tariff law.
Tho Ixittlcshlp Minnesota In now
llaghlp of tho lltol, with Rear Admltal
Thomas In roiuiniiid.
Roblxr dynamited tho eafo of the
hank at Moundi, Okla., und after ob-
ta nlng $6,400 cacni!
elian-eH attains! tho
intuit with a oompltlo denial
A iiiiinlwr of Clilneee firm aro offer
(ng forfeit of $80 for ovory cent's
worth of Japuncao Rood ld.
Hlr Alfred Mosoly will anlvo In Now
York In n few dnyi to ariniKo for tho
tour of Kuopo by 600 American teach
ers nt lilt oxponso.
Judiio Dunne denies any promlie of
luiinunlty to Itucf,
Hhonta dolond hli sonlnlaw duko
mid say ho wilt work.
Nebraska Populists again look to
Bryan to head their ticket for prcil
neurit may not got n decision on tho
mayoralty contest beforo McOlollan's
Anna Gould Is determined to marry
I'rluco do Bsgnn nnd hu quarreled with
her family. f
Kerator Ponroto has passed tho dan
Kor lino In hli Illness and rtcoveiy now
l'rcildont Roosevelt his appolntod
Dr. Hill ns nmbwsador to Ucrmuny.
Tower has resigned.
it In ml I muted that ChlrnBO hai lot
$5,000,000 through tho peculation! of
tho water department,
trim Mmiiml. ot I'orttical. has doald
cd on many flnnndlnl reforms nnd will
utart them In tho royal household.
Admiral Kvnm has airlvod at Pan
nleuo oniouto lo tho hot springs to un-
J dorgo tientment for hli ilioiinmtlsm.
Massachusetts prlmarloi ihow timi
the Hepubllram will huvo 15 Tuft dol
epitos, llunluitruoUHland 0 uncortnln.
Tho London Tlmoi hai mooli prolio
for Proildont Itooaovelt,
No more bodloi havo been rocovorod
from the burning Henna, Wyo., mine.
All entrances have boon cloacd to
mother the blue,
MEBUENOEK 18' KILLED.
Hobbon Then Loot Exproni Safei o
Newton, Kan., Much .11. A. I).
Ilnllcy, nn oxpreti intiner of tho
Welli-l'HtKO company, wen killed by nn
unknown poraon on Hanta i'o tmln No,
115, Iwtweon I'loimico nnd Newton,
i-nrly Hiinday mornliiK. Tho murder
win vniy brutal, with robbery m the
object. Jloth tho hx-nl nnd tho Ihrouyh
haioi weio iHiiMieko! ami at lenit 11,
000 In money and aomo Jowoliy taken.
Tho amount tho lobbora accurwl li not
Tlinitrnil Wlv of MiMcnuor Ilnlley
wai futind at i o'clock Hundny morning
when tho train readiwl Nowion. n
wai itrelchel on the lloor of tho car,
the lion. I hmton to n pulp and lying In
a pool of blood, Tho Uck of tho akull
win cruihod and tho end of tlio ear
wheio II was lying wm ipattorwl with
blood. Tho plood allora reached to
There wai no nvldonco of nny ilrng
gle, (ho Indlnttloni x)lntlng lo the
coimnliilon of tho muidei while tho
inaiiger waa aaleoji, Imfoie he could
offer reelttrtiiee. Jlalley wai icon allvo
at Hlrong City. At I'enlxxly lomcono
opened I ho cur door Juat enough to
throw out a package of waybllle and
then doted It gulckly.
Tho oiutotn of the mewiengrrlun been
to go to 'rep oon after leaving Flor
ence and It li poaalble that ho did Uiti
Hunday night. Alter Wing itruck
while ileeplng, ntul rcndeieI tincon
eloiii, hi Ixxly rolle! lo tn noor, ariu
the roblwr, after beating Mm on no
head, coveted It with the dead man'a
ct. One blow w irurK at ino
man'a face with aomoiliarpinairumei i,
apparently a hatchet, which broke the
Jaw Ixjiio. 1'rom the dead man'a pock.
eU the keyi were removed and the eafra
rannckel. Then Iho key were put
back Into lUllojr'a ovetioat, the coat
folded and put In hla grip, whero It
wm found later.
i ii tAKLUOIUII
DOINGS OF THE SIXTIETH CONGRESS
Hridsy, April 3
Wiuhlngton, April 3, The ronnto
coinmltleo on Judiciary iiwnt amo
liiiiir cotiililiiilng Iho inrlou r-llle In
tmded lo relievo prohlblloln atnteii
from I-wleral Interference In dealing
with liquor tralllo within the Ixjrdeia
of inch atnte, but no agreeuient wn
reached, It wai determlncxl, however,
lo voto on the mraaurvi on Monday.
Kimn ilm dUciiailon txlay tlioio an
penred to bo n chaucn for tho renting
of loino meaiuro denllng Willi pari oi
the nueitlutii, nt lent, thai liavo oeon
agltntiMl In a number of Houthem
taU, which havo bwn prevenlwl by
Hupromo court ruling from oxomlilng
their jwllco powon for the control ol
Washington, April 3. When the
home of repmentatlvei adjourned late
today, tho breach lx.tween the majority
and minority partlea wm, If anything,
wider than ever. The leaden on both
aide arrived on tho ireno early, appar
.ilv noun the woria for the parliamen
tary atrtigglo of tho night before. Tho
ti..irwmia fimitiirxl dilatory toctlci and
kept It up Ihrough ml Iho day, notwlth
atandlng tl o committee on ru'ei apply
ing the gag law to generJ uuiwio on
the niitrlrt of Columbia appropriation
hill, which wa In Older for conildeia
tlon. The rule wa adopted nmld up
rtr and after tho Domocrnu lia ox
luuiUd every rllmentnry move
which they could make to obttruct It
ORDEft HATES CUT.
Commlnlon Find O. R. & N. Tolla
Portland, Marth 31. It la under
alood Uie Oregon Hallroad commhilon
will auataln the complaint ol mo ron
land chamber of commerco airalnit the
O. It. A N. company and will Imuo an
order till week requiring a material
reduction In claa rate over the main
and blanch lint of that road through
out tho aUte.
Tim rxlent to which exlitlng tariff
will be affected by the ruling of the
.vwiiinliilim cannot Ixi learned, but the
rmi m.v mi tn dlituib tranreontlnent
al ratri and, piolnbly, to renulreanad
uatment all a on IT me line in me inirr
et Ixith of the railroad and the ahlpper.
If tho decUlon of Ihe rommlulon la at
tacked by tho HarrlmanlntereaUltwill
t aiwlled undrubtedly on the ground
that ita enforcement would neceaalUto
not only a wholesale rtvltlon by tho
railroad of It tariff but would wrloiw
ly dliturb tntentato builnea.
It I expected that the finding of the
oommliilon will lx mado tho boU of
litigation on the part of the railroad
company positively to teal tho power
of tho railroad cominlralon whloh, un
der tho act by which It waa cientcil, I
authorlied to flx late. Tho mmnbor
of the commlsilon wore caution and
thorough In their Investigation ol tno
Uiionrr fool conll
(liidliiK will bo found
la a fair and rrannablo and audi a
cannot be conaldcred an abrltrary excr
olao of tho authority with which they
aro clothed. .
Cloml Ouard Adams.
Tellurlde, Colo., March 31. As the
result ol the attempt to murder Gene
rat Hulkley Well, general manager of
tho HinugRler Union mince and mills nt
Pandora, Hherlff Fltipnlrlck Is Uklng
pre-autlons to guard the Jail In which
Hiixn Adam, chanted with tho asrnsa
tmtlnn nt Arthur I- Collins, General
VVnlla ireUciwor. I contineil. llio
feeling against Adamilabcoemliig more
bitter from day to day.
Feeling against Adams has also Uen
engendered, It I ald, Dccauao of tho
fact that during tho past two week fill
ly a score or moro ot miners and othois
who were depoited during strike days
have returned to tho district.
Thursday, April 2.
Wahlngton, April J. The executive
Ion of the lenate today wa largely
couiumed by dlculon, without pas
cage of a bill to reorganise tho public
school ayitem In the uuinci oi ivoium
hla by placing It under the control of a
director appointed by the national com-
miaaloncr ot education, lupeisouinK mo
control by the board of educstlon com
ivomI of citizens o! the Ulitrlct.
The bill relating to the settlement of
claims of tate on account ot the de
position of publlo land wn again taken
nn unit the Macon amendment for set
tling tho accounts of owner of cotton
ihImh! by the government during tho
Civil war, amounting to $5,000,000,
was contldercd. but without results
either on the bill or the amendment.
Wafhlngton, April 2. Carrying r.
mini nf til fiOB.800. the agricultural
appropriation bill was passed by tho
house lato today. It had been under
dlscuiiion for nine uaja anu irom uie
time Its ronldertlDn began until tho
vr pud li iirovlflous were attacked
at every turn, with tho result that It
iindrrNtmt msnr changes. Just before
li mitaire. Kcott. of Kamas, chairman
of the agricultural committee, mado an
Hoyburn declared ho would maintain
hi xwlllon, even II eatlffled that by no
doing ho would Impfrll hli (t In tho
eenato. No vole had been reached
when tho sonsto adjourned.
Washington, March 31. After hav
Ing undergone many changes, tho para
itraph of Ihe agricultural ajiproprlallon
bill rotating to the bureau of forestry
was finally passul by tlio liouso ol rtp-rcscntativrs.
An amendment by HomplireyB, oi
Wisconsin, to Incrcaao by $103,400 the
appproprlatlon for soil Investigations
nrnrokwl a lOlltf deotltc. Aiicr iiibut
ilo.mlnuto iMochc had Wen made for
and agnlnst tho proposition, it was car
ried, 100 toH8.
Thn hill wa laid aside les than half
completed, and the houie sojourned.
Mondiy. March 30.
Waihinglon. March 30-The objec
tion of the president to tho construc
tion of dams news navigable rivers by
private oompanlea, except when the
publlo Intercut I fully guaranteed, fig
ured In the conildenttlon of a hnue
bill In thoaenalo today. Thi bill pro
xMtn to authorre the Jknton Water
company lo construct a dam across
Hnake river, in the stato of Washington.
Tho urwnt deficiency bill, appropri
ating $2,000,000 for armor, etc., for
vkiki lii-rnloloro authorised, nan
icd. On motion ol worren, fou.oou
waa tulUea lor mnease oj uuiccib uiu
contract surgeons of the army when an-
llinrlril bv law.
A bill regulating the ml ot liquor In
licensed Uvems In Alaika was paired.
It forbids gambling In plsces In which
liquor li sold. Perkins oald tliat In
the dojB of prohibition In Alaska there
was much smuggling and Illicit selling
Men Flgnllnr; Fire Caught In Under
Unit. Mont., March 30. A special
to tho Miner from Hanna, Wyo., says:
This csmp was visited by another big
holocaust Haturday afternoon and tho
live of 'JO men wero snuffed out by an
explosion of ga In Mine No. 1, of the
Union Pacific Coal company .
A fire had been ranlriit below the 10th
level since last Haturday, and the force
of 200 miners had been laid on for the
day as a precaution.
Hupcrinionuent Aiaxanuer jimrgnanu
foremen Joreoh Ilurton. Alfred Doddx,
James Knox, o' Mines 1, 2, and 3, with
a crew of 10 or 17 men, all experienced
miners, with gas men and flre-flgi.ter,
went down Into the workings early In
the morning lo fight the conflagration,
which was rapidly eating Its way
through the workings.
At 2 o'clock the men above the work
ings, the Idle men in the homes and
tho townsptxjplo wire startled by an
awful roar, followed by a heavy boom
and tho shaking of earth and trembling
All knew what hail happened, anu
there was a rush to the mlno. Both
entrances hod caved In. and the mine
timbers had been blown great distances
about the outside workings.
The second explosion was more severe
than the first, being felt In all parts of
tho town, and it Is feared that (0 to 00
name have been added to the death list.
BOMB FOR WELLS.
Rallrsads Mast Fat Or Urgs
Forces si Ubirers.
01YE AMERICANS FIRST CHIICE
Ih1. thorough in uieir um
.i n.,i. iinnt'a complaint of oxcemlvo
red 8ecrolary Hoot s i rommlrsl
Vn;MUfr.ii govern dnl (jtl f r ,,.
Washington, March 30. Chargea of
a serious naturo against Olfford Pin
ohot, chief of the forestry bureau, were
made today In Uie house uj noun, oi
rvilfmnla. and Mondell. of Wyoming,
during consideration of Ihe agricultural
bill. Bmlth accused nun oi entering
Intn a secret understanding with the
city of Loa Angelca, with a view to se
curing to tho city valuable water rlghta
In the Owens river vnney, as uRaim.
tho lnlerett of prhato parties haying
prior claims. Mondell denounced him
for, as he cliarged, Illegally paying the
expenses ot forest officials in attending
convtntlons In tho Wat, In which tho
government had no rt, and alio frr
spending government money to boost
lil lmran In the nowsnapers. Mr.
I'lnrhot waa defended lv Pollard, of
Xt.iirar.ka. and Bcott. of Kansas.
I Hrnlth, of fjailiorma, uenounceu ms
tmsuccertful light to hao stiicken tul iorMtry setvlco for attempting to oe
ili ainnmlmtint adonleil Testcrdar con
sideralily Increasing the appropriation
for soli Investigations.
During the debate talay a brief flurry
was cieated by Harrlron, of New York,
Drmocrat, characterising as soclallstlo
tho bill of the minority leador, Wll
Ilium, tirov Id us for the nlllluttion oi
quire tho Owens valley In California.
Attempt Msde to Blow Up Manager
of Tellurldo Mine.
Tellurlde. Colo.. March 30. Eluding
the night guard stationed at the Smug-rler-Unlon
mine, at Pandora, two miles
south of Tellurlde, and the eearchlght
which Is constantly thrown about the
premises during the night from the
high tower of the mill as a precautionary
measure, on unknown person gained ac
cess to the residence of General Bulkley
Wells, general manager ot the Smuggler-Union
Mining company, Saturday
night and planted dynamite nnder his
bed. The dynamite was exploded by
lighting a lute on the outside of tho
building about 2 o'clock Sunday morn
ing when the Intended victim was
asleep. He waa hurled against the
celling and alighted nnder a mats of
debris, but eecaped with some ecratchea
ami hrulaMi and Impaired hearing.
'Although a systematic search has
been made br Sheriff FlUpatrlck and
deputies, aided by hundreds of cltttens,
no cluo has been tounu io ine periv
trator of the deed. One man who la
charged with having raid that Wolla
would Le killed hu been arrested.
General Wells took a leading part In
the suppression of labor troubles in
this state In 1004 and 1005, and was
prominently Identified with tho recent
prosecution of the officers ot the West
ern Federation ol Miners at ItoUe on
tho ehargo of complicity In the assass
ination of ex-Governor Frank Stennen
berg, of Idaho.
HAS MODIFIED IT8 RULING.
At Lea:t 250,000 Men Needed to
Repair Ravages of Winter
Labor Is Cheap.
Chicago, March 31. In the next CO
days the railroads of the United Stat
will have to nnd between zou,wiranu
300,000 men to mend their tracks and
roadbeds and another large army to go
Into their shops and repair their carl
and their locomotives.
The railroads centering In Chicago
alone will, between April ) and Jnne 1,
rtquire more than 100,000 laborers,
who will be employed In remedying tho
ravsues of the winter months, which.
with their frosts and their snows, have
made many miles of shaky track and a
many more of softened roaoDea.
The past winter has not been as hard
as the season usually Is on roadbed and
track, and physical conditions are not
as bad as usual for the further reason
that the traffic has not been so heavy.
No renewal work, however, Is being
done this winter, and after the frost
comes out of the ground In tho spring
there Is bound to be settling of the
roadbed, sagging ot bridges and a score
of things which go to prevent efficiency
In the employment of labor the rail
roads seek to procure Americans when
tber can set them at tbe price wnicn m
offered for labor. As a role, however,
the .railroads are glad to get men wher
ever It Is possible, the only stipulation
with tho labor employing agencies Do
ing that tbe men shall be competent to
do the work for which they are employed.
MANY MINERS QUIT.
Saturday. March 28.
Washington, March 23 But little
progress was mado In tho homo today
In conslderlngg the agricultural bill.
Tii .lLr.imlnn dwolt mainly upon the
tho treasury surplus In Iho construct!" n proposed eeabllshmentof Federal stand
and Improvement of road lu Urn evo-1 ard of cotton grades and lodetal in
and others oppoied a section providing
for tho establishment of Federal labor
atories fr examination ot samples of
iuh! nr uraln.
The clause or tho section proviuinp
that the reports msde as rtult ot such
laboratories! examinations "shall serve
as a lsls tor the fixing of doflnito
amdpa. aueli crades to become tho ofll
cla) standards for the grading of grains"
was stricken out on a point ot order
altei a lively debate.
Tho section was thon adopted as
Oolng Out of Business.
Vlrtnrla. 11. a.. March 31. Nowe
wrut brotmht by tho Kmnrefs of China
tmlav that of tho 28 emluiutlon com
panics In tho business In Japan last
year, but thieo remain. The Moilokn
company Is urranglng to tend emigrant
to (Jullao, trio lirsi aiupmeni oi i,uu
being embarked Just before tho Kmprcss
of China lolti tho Molll coiunnny will
send 600 Japanoso to Peru In April and
tho Kokoku company is arranging w
Bond 1,000 to llrasll, The Mnriokn
company has charted a steamer to curry
3,000 Japanese to Chllo.
Nnother Plot Discovered.
Pork Au Prlnco. March 31. A freeh
conspiracy against tho government has
bean discovered In thlsaltv. Tho leader
ol tho plot, Goneral Urraque, who was
arrested on March H on suspicion of
conspiring against tho president nnd
who was roleased with four others on
March 21, took refugo this afternoon
In the trench legation,
Wednesday, April I.
Washington, April 1. Senator Hoy
bnrn'a threo-iUv llllbustcr to defeat
Heprceentatlvo Jones' bill authorising
tho llenton Water company to dam
Hnake river at ThreeMllo rapids ended
In utter rttt this allernoon, the senate
tutnlng him down by a voto of 47 to 4.
Tho nawago of this bill and the con
sldciatlon ot a measure for adjudicating
tho claims of states against tho govern
ment on account of tho disposition ol
the proceeds of publlo lands occupied
nearly Uie entire setslon ot tho senato
Waahlnclon. Anrll 1. Debate on the
ugrloultuial appropriation bill waa de
void ot tho charge anu iippuiauonn
which marked Ha consideration on
Monday and Tuesday. Moro progioa
was mado with tho measuto than on
any previous day, nnd tho Indications
are that it will finally get through to
morrow. Today's dlrcusslon dwelt on a propo
sition for an Increased appropriation tor
tho farmers bulletins, whloh, however,
was rofnsed, and tho subject ot Inquir
ies Into roadbulldlng, eta., by tho do
unrtment, the trend of opinion being
that such work should be cnoouraged.
Tuesdsy, March 31.
Washington. March 31. Tho alleged
tendency ot tho goneral government to
overrldo tho powers ol the states ot tho
Union aim to ignoro tno restrictions oi
tho constitution was tho subject of re
marks by Teller, of Coloinilo, in tno
senate today. Ho declared that thorn
had grown up n prnotico oi attempting
to Justify any not by the Federal author
Ulea, whether there was authority for
It ct not, so long oa It was ascribed tto
tlio publlo Intercut.
Tho romalndor of tho day was devot
ed to discussion ot the Denton dam bill
nn its inorlts. Hoyburn and llorali,
both of Idaho, took opposing sides.
Hoyburn opposing and Borah favoring,
Calo Doesn't Like' dob.
Washington, March 31. Tho Hon
orable Thomas Calo, dclcgato in con
gress from tho territory of Alaska, has
thn hannv faculty ot knowing when ho
ban had enough. Two yeais In congress
Is all ho can stand, iho jou i not io
hi liking and ho Intends to quit. Ho
u nnt a randldato for re-elcclton, and
baa id aUted In tilaln terms. Mr. Calo
has made tho discovery that has been
tnailR bv hundred of men beforo him,
but a discovery which few will discuss;
Ihit a member of congress Isn't such an
a-rnl ble follow, after all. Ho Is big
to his peoplo l iftl", uat when ne
rnmea to Washlnston he Is a pigmy
ono of many. Tho Job seldom measures
up to expectations, und Mr. Cale Is ono
of tho few who Is frank enough to volco
' his disappointment nnd get out.
Continuo Work In Valley.
Washington, March 31. Tho ngrl
cultural appropriation bill reported to
tho home on March 11 contains an
Item ot $160,000 for irrigation and
dialnago Investigations, to bo carried
ou by tho office of oxperlmont stations,
imdnr Dr. A. O. True, director ol tlutt
offico. During tho past year a lurgo
part of th'a appropriations ha been
spent In Oregon, the work carrlod on
bolng In the Willamette valley, under
the aireotlon of A. P. Stover, whose
headquarters havo been In Portland.
Interstate Commission Will Re-open
Pan Franchoo, March 30. A tele
Biam was received at the general office
ot tho Southern Pacitio company in this
city today from Charles 8. Fee, passen
ger tratllo manager, who Is at prei-ent
In Chicago, announcing that the recent
action ot the Interstate Commerco com
mission, which was Interpreted as clos
ing the Portland gateway and necessi
tating a higher passenger rate by the
Souther ii Pacific ti Seattle and other
Northern points, via Portland, has been
mn.llflri. The oblcction ot tho com
mit slon, it appears, related only to the
manner of publishing Ihrongh rates,
and rcvlsl tariffs conforming to tho
commission's wlihes will bo Issued as
soon as possible.
This new ruling will bo received with
great satisfaction in Portland, whicn
was being adversely affected by tho
higher passenger rates charged irom mo
v..t fCHl via PnrHand than WOI0
chargerto Seattle over tho Great North
ern. The southern racicn is equany
pleased, for it has been known that Ita
earnings and prestige have suffered by
the ruling which has now been modi
Fays Dunna Is Prejudiced.
San Francisco, March 30. Abraham
Raef today filed an affidavit through
which he seeka to disqualify Superior
Judge Frank II. Dunne from presiding
in iho called Parkside trolley fran
chise bribery cases. In whloh Rnef Is
lolnt defendant with W. I. Brobeok,
G. II . Umbsen and Joseph Green. In
his affidavit Ruef alleges bias unu pro
Judico on tho part of Judge Dunno and
eets forth many Instances in whloh ho
bays Dunno showed antipathy, bias and
prejudice sgulnst thedtfendant In for
Men Lay Down Their Tools Although
Indianapolis, March 31. The nnioa
miners of tbe Fields company will lay
down nicks and shovels tonlgbL Al
most 250,000 of them will itop work In
Western Pennsylvania Missouri, lowa,
Kansas, Arkansas, Texas, Michigan,
West Virginia and Kentucky. Tbe
conditions under which they are work
ing expires tonight and, except In Cen
tral Pennsylvania and Indiana block
district, no conditions have been made,
nor have tbe miners entered into dis
trict agreements providing for the oper
ation pending tho April 1 agreement.
Technically the miners will not go
out on strike, but In reality they stop
work because the operators, except ia
Indiana, and Illinois, show no real in
tention ot meeting and treating with
them, though no question of wages or
principle Is at stake.
ALWAYS LIKED HIM.
Alabama Law Is Killed.
Montgomery. Ala.. March 30. Judge
Thomas G. Jonoa, of tho United Elates
court, today held tho Alabama penalty
rallioad lavrs unconstitutional; also
that tho suits brought by tho railroads
aro not in violation of the eleventh
constitutional amendment, not betas
suits against the state. Several of the
minor claims were also declared to be
Kaiser Says Qoulp Greatly Exagger
ated Hilt Incident.
Washington, March 31. With a
view to bringing to a close the gossip
connected with the reportod disapproval
in itAilln of the atiDolntment ot Dr.
David Jayno Hill as ambassador, and
terminating the incident. Baron tob
Sternberg, tho German ambassador,
called nt tho White House today by
appointment to see President Roose
velt and Bccreiary iwt. .iraniaun
Secretary Bacon was also present At
the conclusion of tho conference the
following statement was given out:
"In additlen to the communication
already made publlo from the Foreltm
office, the German ambassador has also
conveyed to tho American government
the assurances oi me emperur wm. mm
has never been any change In his atti
tude toward Mr. Hill, and his cordial
willingness to welcome Mr. Hill to
Berlin. Tho emperor'a favorable opin
ion of Mr. Hill was communicated to
the Washington administration last
November, and bis attitude has never
Defraud United States.
Helena, March 31. What promises
to be the moat sensational cose tried
here In many years was begun today in
tho Federal coutt. when Oliver O. Dal
las, John D. MoLeod and A. 8. Hovey
were placed on trial on a charge ot
conspiring to defraud the United States.
Threo oveit actions are alleged In each
ot tho two counts that falsified notes
wero fcrged; that affidavits purporting
to be that ol deputy mineral surveyors
wero forged, and that the notes and
ajffidavlta were presented to the sur
veyor general fcr offiolal approval.
Cut In 60,000 Mlllhands' Wages.
Boston, March 31. The general re
duction of 10 per cent In the wages ot
Now England cotton mill operatives
which was recently decided upon, be
came effective yesterday In mills era
ploying 60,060 persons. Next Moaday
tho movement will apply to tho pay ot