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OF THE WEEK
Deup of tte World at Large
tUneral Resume ef Impertant Events
Prasentsd In Condensed Farm
far Our Busy Readers.
John W, DanloL senior senator from
Virginia, is dead.
Roosevelt gives his word In favor of
a direct primary law.
Seven were drowned and many are
musing as the resuu 01 a ciouaoum
Archibbhop Ireland Justifies the ac
tion of tho Vatican In tho Roosevelt In
cldent at Rome.
Congress will be petitioned to order
wireless tciegrapn insiaiieu u -
eeean-gotng vessel that carry passen
gers. Several towns In Ontario, Canada,
women and children are fighting the
A San Francisco firm has secured the
jeb of repairing tho government trans
Bert Thomas. The work will cost
The Interstate Commerces commis
sion has ordered sweeping reductions
in both class and commodity rates on
the Pacific coast.
Theodore Roosevelt will bo the guest
ef the Milwaukee Press club, Septem
ber 7. the occasion being the celebra
tion of the club's silver juouee.
Near Cliffs. Wash., is an Immense
Black Republican cherry tree, loaded
with fruit, which the Indians say has
heme fruit for about lOfl years.
A dead wren was found by a Wood
burn, Oregon, man, on his farm, hav
ing around its kg a silver band on
which was engraved "The auk, new
Oklahoma has attacked the Pullman
Car company to obtain lower rates.
The government has been asked to
kttervene In theNiearaguan revolution.
A fire destroyed tho business section
ef Peterson, N. J., causing a loss of
A Missouri court has fined a tele--peono
company $175,000 for violation
of the anti-trust laws.
tPreldent Taf t promises to do all In
bis power to hasten the Irrigation pro
jects authorised by congress.
' Ten acres of tide jlands at Taeema,
veeeupled by sawmills, boat bosses,
etc., were swept by fire; loss $85,000.
' Parliament has altered the corona
tion oath of the Vine ef En eland, so as
.net to be offensive to the Catholic
f Seven men supposed to have been
lest In a gale on Cook's Islet, Alaska,
have been fouad .alive, though suffer
Railroads of the United States are
"to adepts uniform code of signals, so
that employes of different roads can
To offset bad crop prospects, farmers
from the Northern wheat states are
buying heavily In the Minneapolis
wheat markets and the price is stead
The suit of Rudolph Francke against
Commander Peary lor extorting siw,
000 worth of valuble furs from Dr.
Cook for bringing him back to clvlliza
ties has been begun in a German court.
Roosevelt will undergo an operation
fer threat trouble.
Many congressional inquiries will
be made during the summer.
Crops In the dry fsrmJBg sections
ef Montana are unusually good.
Robbers held up an O..JC..A N. train
Just leaving Ogden, Utah, but get lit
tle. A variety actress in Cleveland, Ohio,
has gone insane over the coming Jeffries-Johnson
Jscob Schtff, one of tho most prom
inent of New York bankers, ssys the
financial stringency is past.
An American boat won the jubilee
prise In the races at Kiel, Germany.
The emperor's boat was beaten. .
An imperial decree Issued by the rul
ing regent in China .refuses the de
mand of the people for a national par
liament. A Chinese teng war broke out in
Netf York City and three Chinamen
were killed and about 40 shots fired
in less than two minutes.
It is reported that labor conditions
at the Bethlehem Steel works In Penn
sylvania are disgraceful. The men
work.l hours per day, 7 days a week,
and eV net get enough pay- to enable
them to liye outside of boarding
Secretary of War Dickinson refuses
'ta remove the colored troops from Fert
Lawton, near Seattle, Wash.
' On advice of Bollinger, President
raft vetoed the Siletx settlers' land
The Weyerhaeuser Timber company
Is njittiTrd of extensive timber land
in Idaho, i. .
Senator Gore, the blind senator from
Oklehenw, says there is much corriip
Me in hi tote.
METHODISTS INVADE ZtON.
Dedicate Chapel In VoWs Ctty and
Latter Declares War.
-i r.iiv. Ill 'Vo will flffht this
invasion to the death," Is the state
ment attributed to Gcncrsl Overseer
Glenn II. Vollva, of Zlon City, referr
ing n an Invasion of the sacred pre
cinct of Zlon by the MethodlsU, who
recently dedicated a rawest cnapei in
sldo the city.
nulinn MiT)nttfell and a lontr list of
Methodist dignitaries assisted In tho
ceremonies, and they say they nre in
Zlon to stay and grow. If so thoy will
probably prove an extremely largo
thorn In tho flesh of Ovorscor Vollva,
for the excellent reason that his own
i-uiii (a hiuHv iltvldrd. Tho indenend
ente in Zion hailed tho advent of tho
Methodists warmly and sent a delega
tion of ciders to the dedication of tho
Thn nnw church will havn the back
Ing of business interests outside and
Overseer Vollva has tho battle of his
llfo cut out If ho undertakes to exter
minate tho Invader.
The Methodists dedicated thcli
rhnrrh In the forenoon, and In tho af
tcrnoon Vollva. speaking at the taber
nacle, hurled his defiance. This draws
the lines of battle clearly and somo in
teresting developments may be expect
Tho Methodists will seek out the
suffering In the city and not permit
them to dlo without attention.- The
recent case of an aged elder being
suffered to expire of a rattlcsnako
bite, whilo Voljva refused aid aildo
from the customary prayers Is a case
Vollva, It is understood, had just
realised his dream or securing control
of a majority-of the land holdings, in
which piwm he would have become a
dictator more powerful oven than was
John Alexander irowie, lounacr oi mo
At m ont there Is strife between
the aldermen, two sets claiming elec
tion. Alter the death oi uowte ana
the subsequent failure, the advent of
a receiver tore down much of the Chin
ese wall surrounding the city. The
followers oMJowie Drone up into nu
merous factions, which warred upon
arh nthnr. Vollva has succeeded in
aligning several of these factions with
his cause, but the opposition still is
TAFTS TIE FLAMING RED.
.President, Going on Vacation, Hopes
to See Newspapermen In Fall.
Washington President Taft fa
eone to spend the next three or four
months at Beverly. Mass., the summer
capital of the United States. The
president's air of gaiety over his de
parture was accentuated by a vivid red
With the president went Secretary
Norton and Assistant Secretary For
ester: Captain Archibald Butt, his mil
itary aide; Dr. Barker, his physician;
several stenographers, and Jlwo mes
sengers. On the same train, "although
not in the president's csr, was Secre
tary Nagel, of the department or com
meree and labor.
Before lesving the White House the
Bresldent called into his office all the
newspaper men who have been writing
for their associations or papers oi the
dally doings about tho executive offices
and wished them a pleasant summer,
expressing the hope that he would see
them again in the fall.
30,000 MINERS WILL
RETURN TO WORK
St. Louis Thomas L. Lewis, presi
dent of the United Mincworkers of
America, says 30,000 mineworkers of
America, who have been on a strike
since April I, will return to work In
Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Oklaho
ma and Texas, July 5. Tho union will
be conceded the 5.65 per cent Increase
In the wage scale which was tho first
difference between the miners and
Second Parachute Fslls.
New York In trying to make the
"double drop" from a height of 1,000
feet George Tyler, a young Philadel
phia aeronaut, fell several hundred
feeL hanging from a disabled para
chute, and was found unconscious, but
not fatally Injured, at Belleville, N. J,
The "double drop" consisted of two
parachute descents, in the second of
which the llrst parachute is abandoned
for a smaller one. The first parachute
behaved perfectly, but the second only
partially opened and Taylor sank at
great speed. He struck on his feet
Railroad Suit Dismissed.
St Louis In accordance with the
agreement reached between railroad
presidents and President. Taft, United
States District Attorney Charles H.
Hoots afiVcd for the dismissal of the
suit brought in tho United States cir
cuit court bv the government agslnst
railroads composing the Western Trunk
line committee,' to restrain the pro
posed Increase in freight rates. Judge
Dyer, whs slimed the restraining ordcrJ
at Hannibal, ordered thesuitdlsmisscd.
Jews Ordered Out Fast.
Kiev. Russia From June 23 to June
25 Inclusive, 46 Jews were expelled
from Kiev, 3.7 from Salomenka and 87
from Demlcffka. Twenty-seven were
expelled from Kiev, 24 from Salo
menka and 17 from Dcmlcilka in one
Town Treasurer In Coll.
Cambridsre. Mass. John B. Lorn.
bard, ex-town treasureer of Farming
hare, who had confessed to forging
town notes aggregating $300,000 has
begun serving a 10-year sentence.
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND
PROGRESS OF OUR HOME STATE
SUMMER SCHOOL OPENS.
Sixth Annual Session Begins at Ore
University of Oregen, Eugene The
sixth annual summer session of the
university of Oregon, now open under
tho direction of Professor II. D. Shel
don, Is expected to bo tho most suc
cessful and best attended stneo tho
summer school was started. It will
last six weeks, closing Friday oven
ing, August 6.
Plans are being niiulo for at least
150 students. About fifty of theso will
bo regular students taking extra work
so as to graduate in less than tho re
quired four years, and tho rest will be
students who have no time to study In
Courses are given during tho summer
session In botany, chemistry, educa
tion, English composition and litera
ture, French, Spanish, German, his
tory, mathomntlcs and physics. With
tho exception of English composition
and literature, all tho courses will bo
under tho regular hoads of tho dopart
monts. Professor Henry David Gray,
of Lcland Stanford university, will
have charge of the English department.
In addition to Professor Gray, other
well known educators will glvo lec
ture work In the educational depart
ment. Tho courso they are greuped
under will comprise a series of thirty
lectures on tho various phases of school
organization and administration.
OREGON GETS HER CASH.
Work Will Start Immediately on Ore
gon Rivers' and Harbors.
Now that tho president has signed
tho rivers and harbors bill, engineer
officers of the Oregon districts nre
making active preparations to carry on
tho work rondo possible by the appro
priations allotted to these districts by
congress. In all the appropriations
mode for these districts amount to
$2,373,800 for maintenance and Im
provements. Tho list of appropriations
is ss follows:
Improvements at Coos Bay, $400,
000; Impiovcmcnt of Tillamook bay
and bar, $5,000; improvement of Clot
kanlo river, $5,200; improvement of
Coos river, $3,000; Improvement of
Sluslaw river, $50,000; Improvement
of Willamette river In regard to buying
present locks or building new once,
$300,000; Improvement of Willamette
and Yamhill rivers, $60,000; Improve
men . of Columbia and lower Willam
ette rivers, $175,000; impoveraent of
Columbia river, $1,200,000, Including
repairs and operation of dredge; fer
gauging waters of Columbia river and
measuring tidal and river volume,
$1,000; improvement of Columbia,
Washington, $10,000; Improvement of
Columbia at Cascade, $5,000; improve-
n.nt nf fViliimh!- anil tributaries
above Cclilo falls to tho mouth of tho
Snake river, Oregon and Washington,
ton nnn lmnmvfmfnt of Snake river.
Oregon, Washington and Idaho, $25,-
000; Improvement oi uowuix ana cw-
is rivers, Washington, sus.iuu; anu
Improvement of Grays river, Washing
It is expected theso amounts will
carry on the government work at the
tilsees deahrnstcd for tho fiscal year
beginning July 1.
Remodel Map of Oregon.
Salem Though Initiative petitions
have already been presented at the offi
ce of the secretary of state which pro
pose by direct enactment to create live
new Oregon counties next November,
petitions arc still being circulated in
different parts of the state asking the
electorate to create two. additional
ones, making the list of new counties
to be created by the people at the next
general election a total of seven. Four
of these new counties are to be located
in Eastern Oregon and three in West
ern Orgeon. If they all carry, tho
msp of Oregon will be so badly muti
lated tho state's own sons will bo un
able to recognize it.
Lebanon-Crabtree Work Progressing
Lebsnon Tho grading and Joying of
tho track on the Lebanon-Crabtree
branch of tho Southern Pacific cutoff
has been completed and the first train
has go no over tho line. For the pres
ent all the trains running over this
new piece of road are work trains, but
it Is thought that regular trains will be
running by July 10. Tho brldgo over
the Hantlam river Is not completed,
but the track Is laid on piling. A
large force ofnicn Is at work ballasting.
Stats Gives 0,000 Acres,
Salem The state has deeded to tho
Federal government 0,000 acres of land
In Crook county, formerly embraced in
tho Columbia Southern project. Tho
land was patented to the state on the
strength ef certificates that the land
had been Irrigated.
When the government learned that
the land had not been Irrigated, suit to
recover was threatened, To head off
the mnending litigation, the state has'
recenveyed the land to me government.
Cannery for Wheeler.
wtutnW Thn Union Fishermen's
cannery of Astoria, Or., has been giv
en a sito for a cannery at this town,
nml hn pwinuv will start the erection
of the building so as to be ready ior
the fall pack. When tho shingio mm
U iiartAil horn this Imvn will lead all
other towns in the county as a manu
facturing town and will havo the larg
THINGS HUM IN SOUTH.
Grants Pass Man Tells ol Project to
Water 40,000 Acres.
Portland" Everybody Is tea busy
in Southern Oregon to think of what
the rest of the world Is doing," snld
II. T. Norton, er Grants Pass.
"Thtnirs are humming down .our way,
many settlers arc coming In und there
will bo remarkable development of
that part of tho stato within tho noxt
"Tho Roirue River Irrlastlon &
Power company has Just lot a contract
for a project which will Irrlgalo ou,
000 acres, although 40,000 acres are
contemplated in tho entire scheme.
Tho contract calls for water on tho
Grants Pass district, composed of
about 15,000 acres, for tho Irrigation
season of 1011, and water on tho Mer
lin district, containing about the ssmo
acreage, for Uie season of 1912.
"The districts nre being settled rap
Idly and tho Irrigation ditches moan a
transformation of the entire country.
In many places there la sufllclont sub
Irrigation to Insure good crops and tho
vallevs are also productive without Ir
rigation. Tho now system will patch
up tho bare spots left by nature, mak
ing tho wholo country a vast flold of
producing soil. Many of tho ranchora
who aro rnlalng good crops without Ir
rigation will tako water to Insure
against a possible drouth and to In
crease tho productiveness of tho for
"Irrigation was not considered feas
ible until a local company was organ
ized and promoted a system last year.
It was a pumping proposition, Tho
contract for tho pumping and water
was Itt to the Golden Drift Mining
company and laat summer tho water
was run down tho main street of
Grants Pass to show that Irrigation
was possible. Then high water came,
one end of tho mining company's dam
was washed away, the stockholders of
tho compsny becamo Involved In liti
gation among themselves, and no re
pairs were made. Tho local Irrigation
company is now part of tho Kogne
River Irrigation & Power company and
will carry tho now project through,"
Inheritance Tax Fortune.
Salem Tho state treasurer's office
has received tho Inheritance tax from
tho catste of tho late Caroline I.add,
amounting to nearly $14,000. Tho not
value of tho caUto was $1,491,104.57.
There were fivo children, each of whom
received $298,238.92. on which each
paid to the state $2,932.39, a total of
The law provides that a discount
shsll be given for payment of Inheri
tance taxes within eight months. Tills
was taken advantage of, tho saving to
the estate being $733.10. and leaving
the net amount paid to the state treas
Forest Firs Damages.
Marshfleld A fire in tho camp of
the Cody Lumber company on tho Co
quille river has done considerable dsm
age. The fire waa brought under con
trol but the logs which aro now being
taken out show the damage the fire
did. Thcro havo been several forest
fics this year but thts ono was tho most
damaging. It is believed by the lum
bermen and timber owners that tho
county association which was formed
will do much to protect tho timber.
Wheat (Track prices: Blucstem,
83c; club, 70080c; red Ilusslan, 77c;
Barley Feed and browing, $10Ct20.
Hay Track prices : Timothy, Wll
lsmelte valley, $20ft21 per ton; East
cm Oregon, $22(ft24; alfalfa, $1510;
grain bay, $1761118.
Oats No. 1 while, $25.60020 ton.
Green FrulUi Apples, Oregon New
town, $2 per box; cherries, tQlOc per
pound; spricots, $l,20ftl.35 per box;
peaches, 76eC3$1.25; plums, $l(ftl.C0;
gooseberries, ' fK&Ce per pound; cur
rants, $2(ft2.25per box; raspberries,
$1.360il. DO per crate; loganberries,
$1(!$1.50 per crate; blackcaps, $1.06r&
1.76 per box; cantaloupes, $1.752.25
Vegetables Artichokes, 606flBc
per dozen; beans, 8ftil0c per pound;
cabbage, 2J((C2c; cauliflower, $2
per dozen; head lettuce, 50(7C0c; green
onions, 15c; spinach, 810c por pound;
carrots, 85cQ$l per ssck; beets, $1,50;
Potatoes Old Oregon, CO076c per
hundred; now California, l($2c per
pound; pew Oregon, 2c,
Butter City creamery, extras, 29c;
fancy outside creamery, 28(T;29c; store,
23c, .Butter fat prices average lic per
pound under regular butter prices.
Eggs Oregon candled, 20c per do.;
Poultry Hens, 15!Cc; broilers, 18
6?21c; ducks, 12j20c; geese, 10tfc
He;, turkeys, live, 18G20c; dressed,
22K(ft25c: squabs, $3 per dozen.
Pork Fancy, 12712Jfc.
Vesl Fancy, lO011c.
Lsmbe Choice, llT01)(c.
Cattle Beef steers, good to choice
California, $5.605.75; good to choice,
Eastern Oregon and valley, $5,40
6.60; fair to medium, $4.254.76;
cows and holfers, good to choice, $4.60
(3)5; fair to medium, $3.75(34.25;
bulls, $3(04; stags, $3,60035; calves,
light, $5.76g)0.75; heavy, $4fl6.
Hogs Top, $9010: fair to medium,
Sheep Best wethers, $4.404.C0;
best ewes, $44.25; lambs, choice,
?3.500; fair, $4,7E6.26.
Hops 1909 crop, 1012e, according
to quality; olds, nominal; 1910 con
tracts, 1364l3Kc nominal,
Wool Eastern Oregon, 14QJ17C per
pound; valley, 16018c; mohair,
EXPEOT OROP SHORTAGE,
Northwest Railroad Experts Say Orop
Will Fall Bolow Average,
Chicago Alarmed ovor unfavorable
crop reports, railroads extending Into
tho Northwest havo decided to Inmw
urate ono of the most rigid retrench
ment policies of recent years. All
Westorn railroads, Including those run
ning from Chicago Into tho Northwest
and Into Canada, havo had exports out
on their lines for tho past tun days
galhorlng data regarding crop condi
tions. Theso men hnvo mado reports
to various railroad managements,
which havo causod general alarm an to
tho tonnage of tho futum.
Several of the Northwcstorn rail
roads have already called conferences
between operating officers with a view
of giving them Information regarding
conditions ami discussing retrench'
Hallroad crop reports fu tho North
west Indicated that along tho lines of
tho SU Paul, Burlington, Northwest
ern, Minneapolis & Omaha and othor
roads tho wheat crop, In aoveral states,
will not bo greater than 60 iwr cent.
Tho exports declare that In Minnesota
and In North and South Dakota, fur
Rxample, a largo proportion of the
wheat ncroago U being piowtd up mid
sown to (lax-
An onrly drouth In this section, fol
lowed by days of continuous hot winds,
which took tho moisture out of tho
ground and started tho wheat tu hand
In ir out. havo been tho causes of the
thrcntonod crop shortage. On all of
tho Northwestern roads nil now con
struction has been ordered stopped.
One road which has several hundred
miles of new road graded and ready
for rails has ceased work on this Im
provement. Track forces havo either been rut to
a minimum or onlored reduced In the
FARMS CALL FOR HARVESTERS
Kansas Gelt 95,000 Men and Needs
as Many More.
Topcka, Kan. Tho big rush of tho
wheat harvest is now on In 60 counties
of Kansas. A call for 40.000 men to
help In the fields has been responded
to by probably 25,000 nnd as many
more could be used In the irraln and
alfalfa cutting with profit. The Kan
sas eight-hour law docs not apply to
tho wheat fields, nnd a day's labor of
10 hours more properly fills tho bill In
tho harvest fields.
Kansans respect Sunday as a day of
rest and far religious worship, but
they conaldor it a duty to go Into their
fields and work on that day to savo
their crops If that la doomed necessary,
In years past wheat farmers havo
worked In tholr fields on many 8un
days, and they are doing so thts season
with a will. Local employment agen
cles have been delucred with calls for
hundreds of men from all sections of
Southern and Central Kansas and Okla
homa. In Oklahoma word ceraea that
many fields of wheat are so ripe that
the grain is railing on the ground.
Thcro has not been sufficient labor to
take care of IL
DEATH FOLLOWS WIND STORM
Three Killed, Seven Injured When
Cyclone Strikes Canada.
Mooso Jaw, Saskatchewan A fright
ful story of death and desolation as tho
result of a storm has reached tho city
over the long distance tblephono from
mounted police station 34-10-3, which
is situated in tho South country about
CO miles from Mooso Jaw.
Whllo details are not conelse It sp-
pcars that a cyclone struck tho neigh
borhood at 2 ( m.. and was Imme
diately followed by n terrific hall
storm which swept a stretch or coun
try half a mllo wldr.
Every house and shack In path of tho
Storm was destroyed. Throo persons
were killed and seven moro or loss In
jurcd. Tho crops were utterly des
troyed. Tho dead aro exlwanl Had
dlgan and his two littlo children.
Tho Injured aro his mother, two sisters
and two brothers, besides four hired
men. As soon as tho message was re
ceived medical hem was rushed to tho
scene of tbo tragedy,
Savon Parish In Storm,
Seward, Alaska Soven men are bo
llevcd to havo been lost In a storm
which swept fCook's (nlot Wednesday
night, according to ft report received
hero from United States Commissioner
Hlldrcth, of Nick precinct, Cook's In
let, Tho mon, among whom woro
Joseph Laubncr, a prominent cltlzon of
Seward; F. It. Stowsrt, of Stewart
City; W. C. M. Perkins, end John
Winter, set out In a dory from Kern
Creek to cross tho inlet. The water
wss rough whon thoy started and a
terrific storm csmo up.
Air Routes Are Provided,
Munich. Bnvarfa It ' new an
nounced that as "a special concession
to American." motor-cars will ba nur.
mltted ir the village territory, an or
dinance of Oborammerga'i against the
use or power cars being rescinded ror
tho nnrlrw! of thn "Pamilrin Plav." In
order to care nronorlv for tho motorists
who will visit Oberammergsu, the
"Passion Tlay" committee h building
a uro proof garago to accommodato
200 cars and their attendants,
Rootsvelt, Jr At Home,
San Francisco Theodore Roosevelt
Jr., who was married to Mies Eleanor
Butler Alexandor in Now York a few
days ago, has arrived hero with his
bride. The rouplo will make their
home In Ssn Francisco, whore young
Roosevelt will bo connocted with a
largo carpot establishment, as assistant
to the sales manager.
TafVs Record of Achievement
Rivals "Rig Stick."
Many Ha forms Rofuied to Ex-ProsN
dent Aro Granted lo ToftOnly
One Measure Failed,
Washington, D. C -Through con
ciliation nml cmprr.inlso, and In a
frlomlly spirit of co-ojioratlon, Presi
dent Taft secured from congress, dur
ing tho icsalon just closed, inoro Im
portant legislation than has been enact
ed In any othor ono session of rocont
years. Ills whole legislative program,
with tho exception of ono bill, Is now
In no single session of the strenuous
Koosovolt administration wore so many
important hills enacted, nor did con
gres u noarly carry out tho wishes of
thu executive, in thnso days con
gress yielded to tho big stick, ami gave
grudgingly; in tho Into session con
gress mat the president more thnn half
way and gnvo htm all that fur which
ho made a special plon all save tho
From thu administration standpoint
and from tho party standpoint It was
a remarkably successful session, for
I'llWIPKNT i-oimitio DIAZ
Arl M rwri, r-Uctl I'rwUml of lk IU
puUM ( Muleo.
tho platform pledges lsrgoly"havo been
fulfilled and harmony has .been re
stored between tho executive and con
It Is noteworthy, too, that tho most
Important legislation of the session
farms a part of tho much-exploited
"Roosevelt Hides." This legislation
was repeatedly urged by President
Roosevelt, but congress turned a deaf
ear. Yet tho lawmakers allowed them
selves to fall prey to tho persuasive
smllo and touching entreaty of Presi
dent Taft, nnd pasied for him tho very
bill that hod boon denied hi prede
cessor. All of which demonstrates tho
wisdom of a remark made by President
Koonevoit whan he declined to accent
another nomination. Ho then aald
that somo othor man, In sympathy
with his views, could accomplish mora
with congress than ho hlmtolf.
Tho legislative record of tho recent
session, Is ample answer to thoso who
charge Hint Tuft Is disloyal to tho
Of all tho legislation enacted Incom
pliance with tho recommendation of
tho president, the Interstate commorco
bill, creating a court of commorco and
enlarging Uio pnwers.of the interstate
commorco commission, takes first rank.
It was tho foremost feature of tho
Taft programme, and tho ono on which
ho spent most tlmo and effort; collab
orating as ho dtd with his attorney
gonoral, and with tho loading lawyers
of congress to got most effective law
possible to dovlae. Many of tho chang
es mado by this law woro ndvocutecd
by President Iloocovelt, but congress
put ojtldo his recommendations and
walled for his successor to ronow
Noxt In Importance, undoubtedly,
stands tho postsl snvlngs bank law,
This, also, was on tho Koosovolt pro
gram, but novor during tho former ad
ministration would congress pass this
bill, though nil manner of pressure waa
brought to hoar by tho uxecutivo.
Robots Make Gain.
Bluefiolds, NIcaraguu A column of
tho provisional forces undor General
Arzlno Cruio has captured Ln Llbortad
and Julgalpa, important towns In the
dopartmont of Choliinlc. This col
umn is part of Gonoral Menu's army,
detached to occupy advantageous wlnts
within rvnsonnhlo dtstunco of Acoy
spu, Gonoral Monn, with tlia body
of his troops, Is within gunshot of
Acoyapa, which is guarded by sovoral
hundred of tho Madrls forces. Gon
oral Colon, another 'provisional loader,
has lukon Sanubuldo.
First Ship In From Nome
Soattle Tho steamship Sonator ar
rived from Nome, tho first vessel to
como out of Bering sea since the close
of navigation laat fall. Tho sonator
loft Nomo Juno 17 and had a light
pastongcr list, only 40 persona bolng
aboard, Tho spring cloanup at Noma
has not begun, and only a small
amount of gold, valued at $87,000,
was brought out, Passengers arriving
from tho North report that tho soason
Is vory backward.
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