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OF THE WEEK
DmrP of tke World at large
Told in Brief;
Meneral Resume of Important Events
Presented In Condensed Form
for Our Busy Readers.
A Chicago paper claims 135,000 was
collected to bo used In bribes to elect
Stockton doctors dcclaro that the
adulterations In Ico cream cones causa
Germany has turned down tho plea
of Nicaragua for Intervention against
tho United States.
Farmers In Imperial valloy, Cat., arc
becoming despcrato over the delay In
the Irrigation project.
Minnesota Democrats havo nomi
nated John LInd for governor, but ho
positively refuses to run.
A Tacomn thief turned In a flro
alarm and then robbed the flro station
while the company was out,
It Is said tho Western Federation of
Miners k likely to affiliate with tho
American Federation of Labor.
A coasting vessel plying between
Seattle and Alaskan porta reports hav
ing run through a herd of 20,000 wol
res. Fourteen accidents occurred in the
lower Columbia and Willamette rivers
In 48 hours, but none very serious and
no lives were lost.
The coroner's jury returned a verdict
that Ira G. Rawn, late president of the
Great Monon railway, died by his own
hand, presumably to escape graft dis
closures. The Mount McKinlcy expedition
failed to reach the summit of Mount
McKinlcy. and is now returning to
Tacotna is having a big legal fight
with its streetcar company.
Bryan was deposed as a Democratic
leader by the state convention of Ne
The ateel business of the country baa
increased many millions over the same
period last year.
Alaska censes enumerators did much
of their work when the mercury was
70 degrees below sero.
A range war between cattlemen and
sheen men has broken out in Montana
and serious trouble Is expected.
The O. R. & N. will reduce grain
rate to compete with the Northern
Pacific in hauling grain to the Sound.
The mayor of Toledo, O., was ar
rested for breaking tho speed limit In
his automobile, bat was released when
he made himself known.
Five Inmates of tho criminal ward of
the Oregon state Insane atytara os
caped. Three were recaptured Im
mediately but tho other two are still
The skeleton of a young woman was
found in a sack half buried in the sand
on the beach at Newport, Or. It is
believed the woman was murdered and
has been dead many years.
The conductor of a Northern Pacific
switching crew, was run over by cars
at Tacoma and had both legs severed
below the knee. As ho lay on the
ground waiting for an ambulance he
coolly gave orders for the work of the
crew for the rest of tho day end chat
ted with the men.
Official census returns give Oklaho
ma City a population of 64,205.
Saskatchewan, Manitoba, expects to
harvest a wheat crop of 60,000,000
Rock Springs, Wyoming, was ser
iously jarred by several shocks of
The Indiana National guard is held
In readiness for action in the Grand
Trunk strike situation In Indiana.
A galo reaching 60 miles an hour did
much damage in St. Louis and put the
street cars and telephones out of busl-
A shortage in tho accounts of Irwin
Wilder, assistant cashier of the Rusao
Chincse bank of New York City,
amount to $000,000.
The Chicago grain market is flooded
with orders to buy corn.
Three occupants of an automobile
were instantly killed and the other two
badly injured whlln racing with a rail
road train for a crossing.
Much graft evidence is expected to
develop at the inquest over the body of
Ira G. Rawn, late president of the
great Monon railway line.
Crops in Kansas, Missouri, Oklaho
ma and Arkansas aro shriveling under
a burning sun. Corn, cotton and
peaches especially, are being injured.
By the giving way of a window screen
a 4-year-old child was thrown from a
window 35 feet to tho ground at Los
Angeles, bat was picked up laughing
sad apparently wthurt
The president's yacht, with Taft on
board, was forced by fog to put to sea
Instead of making a landing; as no
shore lights could be sighted. They
remained at sea all night.
President Taft received a sprained
a wMJo playing golf.
EARTH TRULY OLD.
Not Lets Than 85,000,000 Years,
(lt New Estimate.
WashingtonOld Mother Earth, like
femininity through all time, but with
far create! success than most of her
sex, has defied man to lenrn her ago.
Scientists still admit their dofeat
Their latest cstlmato credits her with
"not abovo 70,000,000 years or below
This eatlmato, to which official sanc
tion is given through publication by
tho Smithsonian Institution, is tho re
sult of studies by Frank Wlgglcaworth
Clark and Georgo F. Decker, of tho
United States Geological Survey.
Professor Clark In a paper entitled
"A Preliminary Study of Chemical De
nudatior," presents a review of avail
able data from n chemical point of
vtcw. Mr. Decker discussed tho ques
tion In a paper on "Tho Ago of tho
Earth" from a moro philosophical point
Tho ago of tho earth has always been
a subject for discussion among men of
science and largely without any definite
agreement among tho representatives
of tho different branches of studies on
account of tho different points of at
tack. Briefly, tho moro recent discussion
as to tho earth's ago has placed time
Lord Kelvin, in 1862. 20,000,000 to
400,000,000 years, with a probable 9SJ
Clarenco King and Carl Dams, in
1893, 24,000,000 years.
Lord Kelvin In 1897 revised hts fig
ures to 20,000,000 to 40,000,000 years.
DaLapparent in 1890, 67,000,000
to 90,000,000 years.
Charles D. Waleott, secretary of tho
Smithsonian Institution, in 1893, max
imum age 70,000,000 years. .
J. J. Jolly, in 1899. ago of the ocean
80.000,000 to 90,000,000 years.
W. J. Sollas. In 1909, 'ago of tho
ocean, 80,000,000 to 150,000,000 year).
PEARY QUITS TALK.
Lecture Platform Proves Other Than
Now York Commander Robert E.
Peary la done with the lecture plat
form, at least as far as America is
concerned, and ho probably will never
deliver another address on a box-offico-recelot
basis in any country In tho
His tour in the United States, fol
lowing his return from tho North Pole,
firoved disastrous both financially and
n amount of enthusiasm ho awakened.
It cost the Civic Forum thousands of
dollars, and tho explorer didn't get
anywhere near ;tho amount of money
When he left for England a few
months ago he said he would never
lecture here again. "Peary has a
right to be sore at American people,"
his friends say. "They paid their
money for a gold brick, but wouldn't
subscribe to tho genuine article."
Cook mado a clean-up, somo say as
much as $75,000. in his few lectures
here before his story was attacked.
It was in the South where Peary re
ceived the worst frost He was booked
for six cities, but two of theao were
cancelled because of poor business,
while the other engagements showed a
Grand Trunk Engineer Is Warned
and He Slows Down.
Toronto, Ont An attempt was
made to derail a Grand Trunk local
passenger train near Brockvllle, but
the engineer received warning and
slowed down in tlmo to pass safely
over the spot where spikes bad been
pulled and rails loosened. Troops have
been sent to Drockville to replace tho
Superintendent Browniee said the
company would be prepared to accept
any amount of freight in a day or two.
On all divisions there was a good
movement of freight
President Garretson, of the Order of
Railway Conductors, arrived hero from
Cedar Rapids, la., and President Lee.
of the Trainmen, from Cloveland. Doth
declared they aro not here to draw up
any new programme and that the fight
against the Grand Trunk was now on
to the finish.
Prison Restores Reason.
Denver Imprisonment in a railroad
culvert for a week without food or
water appears to have restored the
reason of Mrs. Catherine K rouse, aged
60 years, of this city, who wandered
from the home of her daughter a week
ago and was found by a train crew.
Tho woman was found tightly wedged
between two planka in the culvert
Her body was covered with bruises,
but as she was carried into the home
of her daughter she talked coherently
for the first time In months, but could
not remember leaving her home.
"uiiai i i i i i ii--
Raid on Banks Planned.
Wallace, Idaho A well laid plot to
rob the Wallace banks of 12,000,000
deposits has been perfected, is the re
port following the capture or una Rog
ers, self-confessed train robber, at
Boise. According to a confession said
to have been made by Rogers, his three
pals, still at large, havo perfected a
plan to loot the banks at Wallace at an
early date. Officials of the bank are
keeping loaded guns in essy reach and
use them if attacked.
forbidden Drug Is Found.
St Louis The third raid of Chinese
restaurants within three weeks result
ed in the selture of opium worth $18,
760 at retail by revenue officers, who
believe St Louis Is tho hesdquarters
for the Middle West for the distribu
tion of tho forbidden drug.
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND
PROGRESS OF OUR HOME STATE
FINE TIMBER BURNING.
Forests Ablate In Yellow Pino Sec
tion Near Medford.
Medford A forest flro is raging
about nine miles out of Dutte Falls,
and about threo miles square of yellow
pi no timber Is said to bo burneu ovor.
Tho timber Is sold to bo valuable, av
eraging 4,000,000 feet to the quarter
Tho flro originated In tho embers of
tho small flro on Fourblt creek Inside
tho national forest A stiff broczo Is
fanning tho flames and driving tho
A force of 26 men under tho direc
tion of John Hol.it, ranger, Is fighting
tho flnmcs and a call has been sent to
Medford for moro men. Tho Iowa
Lumber company, on whoso land tho
flro is burning, organised a force of
flro fighters at Dutto Falls and sent It
to help tho government forces.
Manager I Infer, of tho lumber com
pany, says that tho flro will do but
llttlo damage as long na It is in tho
yellow plno, which Is not brushy, but
fears aro cntortalned that tho fire will
reach the Douglas fir belt, a short dis
tance to tho west, where tho flro will
bo moro disastrous, na that kind of
timber Is very brushy.
There aro no settlers In tho burned
USE CURRENT MOTORS.
Malheur County Farmers Organize to
Irrigate 12,000 Acres,
Ontario Tho Snake River Irrigation
district limited, Is a new corporation
organized In Malheur county for the
purpoeo of Irrigating tho lands com
prising 12,000 acres located between
Malheur Dutto, two miles west of On
tario, and on tho north sldo of tho Mal
heur river, and west of tho Snake riv
er, and extending to a point opposito
Wclser, including tho famous Dead
Theao lands aro to bo irrigated by
means of current wheels to be installed
In the Snsko river, tho wheels to bo
run by the power of tho water. This
Is a new plan of pumping for Irriga
tion purposes In Oregon and Idaho.
This plan has been tried out at Pasco
on tho Columbia river, whero water
for irrigation purposes has been suc
cessfully lifted 220 feet
The plan of the Snake River Irriga
tion district Is to Install two of theso
pumping wheels in tho Snako river.
ono of which will be at the mouth of
Jacobsen's gulch, flvo miles north of
Ontario. One of theso plants will lilt
the water 46 feet abovo the river.
Tho other plant will lift the water 103
feet abovo the river.
Work on the first lift has been com
menced and It Is expected to have this
finished within 90 days. Thirty men
aro at work.
FRUIT IN JEOPARDY.
Decision In Peacock Mills Case
Walla Walla Attorney C. M. Rader
of Walla Walla, discussing the decis
ion of Judge Dean at Pendclton, In tho
famous Peacock Mills water case, ssld
that several hundred acres of land
now irrigated in tho Milton-Frcewater
section, will be deprived of water un
less tho decision Is overruled by tho
Supremo court of Oregon. The case
has been in tho courts for five years,
and involves a water right arrange
ment in which, priority in water right
acquisition enables a holder to deprive
a more recent securer of a water right
of his water In times of drouth.
Corporations Pay Up.
Salem Oregon corporations aro not
to be sued in the United States court
for falluro to pay the taxes provided
by tho now revenue law. Only two
companies are delinquent and both of
them havo made arrangements to nay
their corporation tax before tho end of
July. All tho others havo paid.
Of the 7,000 Oregon corporations
which wero required to submit reports
of their business for tho year 1009,
only between 900 and 1,000 were found
to have earned a not income of more
than $5,000. Tho taxes assessed
agalmt the corporations which earned
more than tho exempted amount of
$5,000 net income, range from sum of
20 cents to $14,000.
Baldwin Wins Timber.
Albany Title to 17,360 acres of
soma of the best timber land in Oregon
wss finally vested in the estate of
Georgo Baldwin, a former Wisconsin
millionaire, by a decree entered in the
State circuit court here. It marks the
end of a contest over tho land between
Baldwin and 8. A. D. Puter. Tho land
involved was all Oregon school lend,
situated in sections 10 and 36 of vari
ous townships in flvo leading Oregon
Wasco Out of Debt.
Tho Dalles Wasco county is prac
tically out of debt and has $41,096 in
its general fund with which to meet
current expenses, according to tho
semi-annual report of tho county treas
urer Just published. During tho past
six months It expended $23,714.70 on'
roads and highways, which was Its
heaviest expense. Its next heaviest
expense, was Its state tax, tho half
yearly payment being $12,441.18.
Vale Lets Contracts.
Vale Tho contract for the construc
tion of tho Valo water nd sewer sys
tems has been let to the American
Light & Water company, of Kansas
City, for $63,49". The city has Deen
bonded for $76,000. Work must be
completed in four months.
ENGINEERS START SURVEYS,
Astoria & Columbia River Railroad
Will Construct Cut-Off.
Astoria A force of Astoria Co
lumbia River railroad engineer has
arrived from Portland and nro making
detailed surveys for tho proposed cut
off at Tongue l'olunt
Tho cutoff Is to start at tho com
mencement of tho big curve a short
dlstanco west of tho John Day river
and run through tho bluff several hun
dred feet south of tho prcaont track.
It will then follow tho short lino back
of the Hammond Lumber company's
mill and continuing along on solid
ground to n point about 200 feet west
of tho Astoria Box company's plant,
whore It will connect with tho existing
The main ohjoct in making tho
chnngo Is to do away with the heavy
curve at Tonguo Point, na woll as with
a long stretch of trestle that Is ex
pensive to keep In repair.
A cut Is to bo ntado through tho bluff
at tho wlnt and tho enrth secured
there will bo utilized to fill tit tho
grounds nt tho depot
APPLE CROP TO BE 8AVED.
Court Appoints a Receiver to Care
for, Hood River Orchard.
Hood River In order that n $15,000
apple crop on a 30-acro Hood River or
chard, tho tltlo to which Is in litiga
tion, may not bo wasted, C II. Sprout
has been appointed rocolvor on behalf
of tho United States court
Tho property was formerly owned by
Oscar Vandcrbtlt who sold to Mlnotto
Thullen, Bishop and Josoph Thullcn.
Differences as to tho payment of the
purchato prlco caused tho matter to be
brought to tho attention of tho courts.
Since tho suit was started the apples
havo begun to ripen and it was shown
tho court that the valuo of tho pro
duct to bo harvested Is at toast $500
per acre. The bond of tho receiver
was fixed at $5,000.
Coos Bay Prepares for Carnival.
Marshfiold Tho Carnival associa
tion has appropriated about $3,000 for
tho carnival to bo hold on Coos Bay one
week, beginning August 15. The asso
ciation will spend $1,200 Illuminating
Marshfiold and North Bend and has
also laid asido enough money to offer
good prixea for boat racen. Boat own
ers from Astoria will enter tho races
hero and an effort will bo mado to so-
euro tho fastest speed boats on tho
Coast for the regatta.
Flro Destroys Mill Flume.
Eugene Firo has broken out anew
on the logged-off land of tho Booth
Kelly Lumber company above Wend
ling and has destroyed about 1,760 feet
of log chuto. All the company's em
ployes, numbering 300 in that section,
aro again at work in an effort to keep
the flro out of tho standing timber.
Mile of Cement Walk to Be Laid.
Jacksonville Moro than a mile of
now cement walk will be laid in Jack
sonville this summer. Surveys have
been completed on Oregon, California
and Fifth streets and work has begun.
Tho council will endeavor to rush tho
work to completion this summer.
Wheat Blucstcm, 94095c; club, 80
0Z87c; red Russian, 86c; valley, 86(6
Barley Feed and brewing, $24 ton.
Hay Track prices: Timothy, Wll
lametto valley, $18(319 per ton; East
ern Oregon, $20022; alfalfa, new,
Corn Whole, $32: cracked, $33 ton.
Oats No. 1 white. $28(328.60 ton.
Butter City creamery, oxtras, 33c;
fancy outside creamery, 31ift03c per
pound; atoro23c; butter fat 33c.
Eggs Oregon candled, 26)&27c;
Eastern, 242&Sc per dozen.
Poultry Hens, 17318c; springs, 10
6120c: ducks, 15c; geese, 10rllc: tur
keys, live, 18320c; dressed 22!f2Gc;
squab, $3 per dozen.
Pork Fancy, 12H313e per pound.
Veal Fancy, 12312jic per pound.
Green Fruits Apples, now, f 1.25(11
2 per box; Lambert cherries, 12 15c
per pound; apricots, 60e3$1.60 per
box; plums, 60c3$1.25; pears, $2.26;
peaches, 40c(S$1.26; loganberries, $1
(31,26 per crate; blackberries, $1.40(5
1.60 per box; watermelons, $1(781.26
per hundred; cantaloupes, $2.7603,60
Vegetables Artichokes, 6076c
per dozen; beans, 3(36c per pound;
cabbago, 2(32lc: cauliflower, $1.60
por dozen; colery, 90c; cucumbers, 60c
per box; egg plant, 12 t4c per pound;
green onions, 16c per dozon; peas, 6c
per pound; peppers, 10(312 Kc; rad
ishes, 15(320e per dozon; carrots, $1(3
1.26 per sack; beots, ,$1.60; parsnips,
$1(311.25; turnips, $1.
Potatoes New, 1 je per pound.
Onions Walla Walla, $2.60 per
sack; Hood River, $2.25 per sack.
Cattle Beef steers, good to choice,
$5.26(30; fair to medium, $4.25(34,76;
cows, . and hoifers, good to choice,
$4.26(34.50; fair to meadium, 13MG1
4. bulls, $3(33.76; atsgs,
calves, light, $5.76(30.75; heavy,
.Hogs Top, $10(310.25; fair to
Sheop Best wethers, $404.26;
fair to good, $3(33.50; beat ewes, $3(3
3.60; lambs, choice, $.60(36; fair,
Hops 1909 crop, 10(318c; olds,
nominal; 1910 contracts, 13c.
Wool E&stern Oregon, 1317c per
pound; valley, 15(fjl8c; mohair,
PINOHOTITES OROW DESPERATE
Friends Will Have Favorable Verdict
Whether or No.
Washington Tho Plnchot-Gnrftold
press agents, who nro nlio press agonts
of tho tnsurgent leaden of tho Repub
lican party, havo sowed notice on
tho Plnchot-Bnlllngor Investigating
committee that they must return n ver
dict unfavorable to tho secretary of the
Interior, and favornblo to Messrs Pin
chot, Garfield, Gtavts, Newell, nt nl.,
or there will bo a renewal of hostilities
and n revival of last summer's scandal.
In other words, nothing short of a
vindication of Plnchot and his parti
sans can prevent tho actlvo Injection
of tho Plnchot-Bnlllngor case Into the
Evor slnco tho Investigation closed,
it has been woll understood that a ma
jority of tho Investigating committee
wns convinced no case had boon made
out ngalnst tho secretary of tho Inter
ior, and tho goncral belief has boon
that tho report of the majority would
sustain tho secretary and probably con
demn tho men who instigated and pro
moted tho attack upon him, and over
his head attacked tho pronldent Sena
tor Nelson, chairman of tho committee,
has mndo no concealment of his disgust
wltjUha tactics of tho Plnchot-Glavla
crowd, ami Senators Hoot, Flint and
Sutherland aro as readily counted with
tho majority, as aro Representatives
McCall, Denbpy and Olmsted.
HEAVY FIQHTINQ IS REPORTED
Success of Revolution May Depend
on Qattle Now In Progress.
Dluofiolds, Nicaragua Advlcos re
ceived at tho Insurgent headquarters
from Goneral Mena atato tho lattor'a
belief that tho success of tho revolu
tion In tho interior hinges upon the
outcome of fighting now In progress
north of Acoyana. An insurgent vic
tory is reported.
fjcncral Moncado la now at Julgalpa
at tho head of 600 Insurgents. Upon
tho receipt of advlcea that the govern
ment forces wero advancing upon him
on either side, Moncado divided his
forcer, sending ono column to cngsgo
Gonoral Caatrllla, while with the other
ho led an attack on General Vasqucz,
the commandcr-ln-chlof of tho govern
ment forces, and General Garrida at
After 10 hours' fighting, Garrida
with his 600 men ro trusted In disorder,
leaving many dead and wounded on the
field. Moncado captured 200 rifles, a
large amount of ammunition and 100
pack mules with camp equipment
Among the prisoners is Salvador Man
tilla. Tho other insurgent division is sup
posed to bo engaging General Caatrllla,
ORAIN. OUTPUT IS CRUX.
Palton, Done With Gambling, Says
Qood Times Depsnd on Crops.
Now York Reiterating his declara
tion that ho never would again re-enter
the speculative arena and declaring
that in his opinion tho crux of tho fin
uncial situation lay with tho grain
crops, particularly com, James A. Pat
ten, tho crstwhllo "cotton king,"
sailed for Europe on the steamer
Kroonland. Ho was accompanied by
his partner, William II. Bartlett, of
Chicago, and William S. Clough, of
"It seems tho crux of tho financial
situation this fall depends on good
crops," said Mr. Patten, "Tho oat
crop la short, wheat Is short and hay
is short Now, If corn falls, the coun
try might have a period of dull times.
A great deal depends on the drouth.
The entire corn belt lias had a serious
deficiency of moisture slnco March 22.
Cyclone Sweeps Italy.
Milan, Italy A terrific cyclone swept
ovor tho district west of Milan, doing
great damage to tho towns of Saronno,
Rovellasoa and Lanote Pozzolo. It is
estimated that 26 persons were killed
and wounded. At Buito, Arizona, 10
miles from Milsn, a factory collapsed,
burying most of tho workmen. Ten
doad and many seriously injured wore
taken from tho ruins. At anothor vil
lage tho collapse of tho roof of a build
ing resulted In tho death of 14.
Dakota Wheat Is Burnsd.
Ellensburg, Wash. W. II. Wilson,
assistant to the third vlco president of
the Northern Pacific, who is hero on an
Inspection trip, says that Montana and
Dakota whoat is burned up and tho
farmers will harvest only a tenth of
tholr crop. He finds business condi
tions good In snito of crop failures and
says that conditions as far as crops
and business Is concerned wero never
better. Adverse railroad legislation
will not interfero with tho Northorn
Pacific policy of expansion.
Long Labor War Ends.
St. Louis Formal announcement
Is made by J. T. Templeton, sec
retary of tho Buck Stovo &
Rango company, of tho ond of tho
fight with organized labor. Tho em
ployes of the plant are to bo organized.
Tho announcement says in part: "Tho
present management Is, and always has
been, friendly to organized labor. Wo
bollovo labor has a right to organlzo
for Its protection and ndvancotnent."
Squids Puzzle Spokane,
Spokane, Wash. Two woll develop
ed dovil fish, or giant squids, measur
ing over threo feet from tip to tip.
wero dragged from tho Spokano river
just back of the city hall, Ono was
still alivo when captured. Tholr pres
ence hore, hundreds of mllca from wa
ter and abovo tho falls, Is a puzzlo not
Htolous Strikers, Attack Trains
on (irand Trunk -Itoad.
Steal Caboose from Rapidly-Moving
Train and Then Cut Train In f
South Bond, Ind, As a climax to a
night nnd n day of rioting lit tho yards
of the Grand Trunk railway-In which h
frulght train of 60 cars was cut Into
ton sections, Plnkerton dotoctlves worn
stoned, nnd flvo panengor trains wero
(tailed for hours, an attempt was mado
to wreck enstbuund passenger No. K,
known na tho Detroit nml New York
express, Tho engineer, by chance,
saw tho thrown switch In tlmo to
bring his train to n stop and prevent n
When ha left thu cnglno to investi
gate ho wss stoned by the mob, In
which wero many foreigners, but tho
timely apiwaranro of police prevented
him from being seriously hurt. Short
ly after thu attempt to wreck tho train
was made, Jay Freel. a car repairer,
In tho employ of tho railroad, was shot
and seriously wounded by John Peck,
a Plnkerton detective, who with two
companions, Eldrldgo Graham and Wil
liam Mclteynolds, all of Battle Creek,
Mich., were arrested and are now be
ing held by tho jwllco pending tho out
come of Fred's wound, which Is In U10
bark close to tho spine. Freel is In
In the course of tho afternoon a mob
which rongrvgalvd at Olivers, the first
station of tho Grand Trunk within tho
llmiU of South Bend, burned several
cabooses, but efforts to bum freight
cars woro made fruitless by tho arrival
of detectives and the flro department
Tho rioting began when a freight
train of 60 cars entered tho city under
full speed, evidently with tho Intention
of rushing through .South Bond with
out a stop. Shortly after It passed the
station It was discovered that tho ca
boose had been lost and a stop was
mado to pick up tho missing car.
Almost Immediately a gang of men
ran betweon tho cars, released the air
plugs and cut tho air hoo, thus mak
ing It impoaslplo to movo tho train.
At tho sstno time tho Plnkerton dotoc
tlvcs who thowrd themselves wero
stoned. Realizing that the situation
was dcsierato C. A. McNut, tho local
agent, sent In a hurry call for tho po
lice and telegraphed Governor Marshall
for troops. The governor, however,
declined to order out tho rnllltla until
ho was assured the police wero not
ablo to cope with tho situation.
EXPLOSIONS JAR CINCINNATI.
Falling .Walls Injure Many and Big
Cincinnati Two cxplwlcns wrecked
a manufacturing plant at Central av
enuo and Plndlay street, starting a
conflagration that destroyed threo ad
Five firemen wero hurled by falling
walls, but all woro taken out, seriously
Tho combined losses by tho flro aro
estimated at $260,000. Tho first ex
plosion occurral in tho plant of tho
Cincinnati Ball Crank company and Is
supposed to have resulted from natural
gas. Tho detonation was heard tor
dlstanco of moro than a mile. Other
plants bsdly damaccd wero the Can.
jury Printing company and Cincinnati
No Blockade at Dluofiolds.
Now Orlcana Tho departuro from
hero of tho steamers Imporatorand
Dictator marks tho resumption of trade
between American porta and Bluo
fields, Nicaragua, which waa brought
to a standstill nevoral days ago when
Norway declared hor recognition of tho
so-called blockado of Bluofiolils by
Madrlz. Thu Imporator cloarcd for
Blueflelds via Capo Graclas and tho
Dictator sailed direct. Tho resumption
of trade between the port is tho direct
result of tho Stato department's orders
declaring Bluoflolds an open port
Prohibition Law Wins.
Dallas, Texas Tho count of votes
In tho Texas Democratic primary elec
tion has not materially changed tho
provJous estimates. Oscar B. Col
qultt, antl-Prohlbitlonlst, has been
nominated for governor by n plurality
which probably will roach 60,000.
Two Prohibition candidates nro prac
tically tlod for second titnrn. Tim
proposition to submit to tho pcoplo
a prohibition amendment to tho consti
tution carried by about 20,000.
00 Killed In Cyclone.
Milan, Italy Tho list of tho doad In
tho cyclone which swept aver tho dls
district northwest of Milan has In
creased to 00 nnd tho Injured number
several hundred. Tho mntorlnl losses
lira estimated nt many millions. As
sistant has been sent to tho villager
which suffered most soverely from the?
storm, but there sro many homoless to
bo taken caro of.
Flro Sweeping Colorado,
Fort Collins, Colo A forco of 35
men has loft horo In automobiles to
fight forest fires which aro raging on
Stovo Pralrlo nt tho head of Buckhorn
nnd Redstone creo.kn, 20 mtlus west of
hero. According to reports received
hero tho flro has already destroyed
comildornblo timber und Is sweeping
Into tho national forest rcaorve.