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GUARDED: BY INDIANS
Bannocks Control'the Passes
Into Jackson's Hole.
CONFLICTING REPORTS ARE SENT
Governor Richards, of Wyoming,' -In-'
tends That the Indians Shall Be ,
Made to Respect the law.' V v
Cheyenne, July 25. The first ad
vices of .authentic-nature from the' seat
of the Indian troubles,, in the Jackson
Hole region reached J Governor' Rich
ards today in the shape of telegrams
sent by courier from Marysville, Wyo.,
to Market Lake, Idaho, from Adjutant
General Stilser, of the governor's staff,
who was sent into the reigon to. inves
tigate the troubles between the Indians
and the' whites. " One message sent
Sunday from Marysville is as follows:
"Scouts who have oome in from the
. moun tains report the Indiaris ; ; in force
at the junotion of Granite creek and
Fall river. All passes into Jackson's
Hole available - to horses are guarded
by Indians. : Captain Smith, who'- has
just oome irv was wounded in the
breast by Indians. Other prospeotors
were driven .. from '! ; the -..moun tains.
Pickets are guarding the various moun
tain passes. Horses are equipped ready
for a march and everybody is armed. "
A seoond message sent yesterday, by
Stilser from the Teton pass, ' near' the
Idaho-Wyoming line, says;,,..,,,, .
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vv e nave amvou uwo xui.jyui idiuiu
trip. , Settlers in the 'basin .are uneasy.
It is reported there that many Indians
from Fort Hall are leaving to' JoiU'j
those in the mountains."1 Indians' from
other reservations are, reported joining
them. Letters and, couriers have been
sent out by Jackson Hole settlers 'ask-,
ing for aid, with those who'- havi? re-'
sponded, they will go on to the moun
tains to 'meet the Indians tomorrow.
The settlers have given up hopes of sav
ing their crops, and are prepared to
take all their women and children "out
of the region. " -
Governor .f Richards'.vBtates f 'thatno
movement " of state .. troops into the
Jackson Hole country will be ordered
until further i information is received.
He sent word to General. Stilser,. wh
is expooted to!'reach 'Market 'Lane ' to
night, to report as fully as possible on
the situation, particularly as to j the
success of the Indian polioe in induc
ing the Bannocks. ' the' only known
offenders among the. Indians, to return
to their reservation. ; : - '.' . '
In conversation - today ; Governor ,
Richards said he "believed the' Indian
polioe would be able to-arrest ' all -the
Indians now off their reservations, and
if they experienced any ' difflotilty the
regulars would be ordered,, out to assist
them. .., ., . ...; ,.,; ,;if-.-J :
, "This Indian trouble must be' settled
quiokly," said. the governor, ,. '.'and. un
less the Washington authorities take
deoisive aotion I will ' order "out ' the
state troops to arrest all roving Indi
ans. I am determined the Indians
shall be made to respect the laws of
the state as well as their white neigh
bors. . ,. -r:" ,;-r;.
''The authorities at Washington are
careless in regard to oorrespondence'on
the subjeot. My predeoessor, Governor
Osborne, wrote a letter to the interior
department, relating to the Indians
killing game last summer, The' letter
was never answered,71 and ' neither was
one I wrote last month. " ,
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Think They Have Him; ..'
. Klamath Falls, Or., July 25. Local
detectives hereabouts, who have been
at work on the capture of the stage
robber who has ; been , -until; lately") so
regular ; in ;his : Klamath Falls-Ager
stage "hold-ups",Athink they have the
man. At any rate Sheriff A. A. Fitch
and James Engle arrived ' yesterday
evening from Pokergama, where they
arrested a young.man known -.-as 'Watt
Piersorfl who is now in oustody of Dep
uty United States Masrhal S. T. Sum
mers. Pierson resides' at - Keno, a
small place on the Klamath Falls-Ager
stage road, and it , is . claimed pn the
night of one of the-. robberies he ;was
absent from home and f was" "seen to re
turn early in the morning. He .will
be given a preliminary trial.' ' ."
FLOODS IN NEW MEXICO.
Torrent Bushes'' Through New Mexico,
v ' Doing Immense Damage, ' f
Silver City, N. ' M. , July 25. Be
tween 8 o'clock and midnight Sunday
night, .five inches of , , rain fell in this
oity and on the mountains to the north.
Before 9 o'clock, the water was rushing
down the mountain sides in torrents,
and a few minutes later the business
streets of this city were '.filled with 1 a
flood from four to eight feet deep.The
grade of the streets is heavy, and, the
water rushed through the streets with
such swiftness that crossing was im
possible. A foot-bridge which had been
constructed so that the people in the
lower part I s town !, could cross to a
place of safety in case . of flood, was
swept away, and all means of getting
out of the flooded ' district was out off.
The night was intensely dark, and for
three hours the people of,, the city were
panlo stricken. " Soores, of people gave
themselves up for lost when some of
the weaker buildings began to crumble
before the destructive' flood, Nine of
the buildings were washed down .and
many others injured, but, strange as it
may seem, no -lives were lost. " The
business part of the city beggars de
scription, v Many, i buildings are set
tling, and the amount of, the loss may
reach thousands ,of dollars more than
the losses which are , now certain.
Some estimates place the loss as high
as 1300,000, but this is probably exces
sive,1 The railroad company sustained
heavy loss, and it will take more than
a week to repair the. track so that a
train oan tie got ' herei Telegraph com
munication has just been established.
.CLAIMED BY, ENGLAND,.,
The tittle Island of Trinidad off the
' Coast of Brazil.
New York, July 25. A Herald dis
patch from Buenos Ayres says:
A correspondent in Eio Janeiro tele
graphs that advices to the English le
gation' there deolare-that England
claims the island of Trinidad as her
own. One cargo of coal, it is reported,
has been landed on the island already.
In f view,"of this ; It was decided by
Brazil's ' cabinet to formally protest,
and a message to that effect was at
onoe sent to Brazil's minister in Lon
don; ' Fierce artioles have appeared in
the Brazilian papers denouncing Eng
land for her appropriation of territory
belonging to Brazil, , as that ' country
affirms, f The correspondent ' says that
these artioles" ask -particularly '' where
the Monroe doctrine applies now. They
desire to see it used as a political me
dium in settling the question.
Senor Cabral, the.,coyernor.,of .the
territory of Amapa, f has., arrived( jn
Para, and.says i thatxin rnany cases
French marines provoked trouble in
that territory, .a-..
Followers of Governor Cavilho, of
the state of Bio ftrande do Sul, have
protested to the' federal government
against granting any indulgence to the
rebels in View of the prospect of $ re
sumption of aotive fighting ft
N i POOR i. CONDITION.
California Fruit Sold in London
' .Was a-Fraud.
London, JulyT 25. Reports have
been current that the " consignment of
California fruit which arrived here last
week by the steamer Paris; from New
York,' .and was sold at ; Covent Garden
market at auction Friday last, was not
looked upon with favor in some quar
ters. " Several leading dealers who pur
chased' Jthe fruit were interviewed.
They all said they were " disappointed
with the goods, f which,., when, opened
for inspection" previous '.to ' the sale,
seemed firm and hard. - But the dealers
say .they Ibecame .discolored when the
papers were. removed and ..the fruit ex
posed to the air..; They , also, said . the
plums were not of desirable quality.
One of them said: i , ,':
We aooount for ; the ' large j prioes
paid for the fruit by the fact that fruit
is scare on the continent and in Eng
land. ! The next lot will not realize
the same prices."; ' j, . '
Another dealer said: - . t
"I lost the money -1 paid ""for the
fruit' The fruit is undesirable for
table use, so far as the English buyer
is concerned,'' r r.JL. "f
One of the largest dealers ' has writ
ten- to White Co.v the auctioneers,
demanding a rebate, on the ground that
the fruit is not a desirable kind. The
dealers showed samples of the fruit in
support of their critioism.
The Hawaiian Expedition. .
San Franoisco, July 24. Consul
Wilder of Hawaii says he does not
think there is any t foundation , for, the
news from Pott Townsend' that vessels
have been loaded there with munitions
of "war for the Hawaiian islands, and
that an uprising ,. against the existing
government may take place next Sep
tember A telegram published yester
day stated that the United States gov
ernment has instructed the customs au
thorities of the Puget sonnd district to
prevent the fitting out of , filibustering
expeditions for Hawaii. Mr. Wilder
said that be had no information about
an order having been issued and he
did not know of any shipment of arms
from Puget sound ports. ! Furthermore,,
he says the royalists have no money
with which to' make suoh 'warlike
preparations. , '
IS BROUGHT TO TRIAL
The Durrant Case Now Beiore
THE NEWSPAPERS SIZED UP
Proceedings Begin by the Defendant's
Counsel Moving for a Change of
, -Venue-rolnies Tragedies.. : "
; San Francisoo, July ', 24. Hundreds
of people surrounded, the county jail
this morning, eager ! to see William
Henry Theodore Durrant taken , to ., the
new city hall to be tried for the mur
der ' of Blanche Lamont ' and Minnie
Williams, in .Emanuel church 7 last
April. It was supposed that Durrant
would be kept in jail . until - near, the
time for commencing the trial. The
waiting crowds were disappointed. " At
8:45 Sheriff Whalen sent his private
buggy to the oounty jaiL Durrant and
Chief Jailer Satler entered this open
buggy and started
hall. No one saw
the deputy jailers,
handcuffed and the
alone for the city
them start except
Durrant was not
pair attracted no
attention as they drove quietly through
the streets. The early . hour disap
pointed watchers at both 'ends of the
journey.. ; After Durrant had . passed
into the courtroom where he was taken
for safety, crowds began to. gather at
the jail and all the streets in the vicin
ity were black with people until long
after the hour for opening the court.
People early filled the- oorridors lead
ing to the courtroom of Superior Judge
Murphy, before whom Durrant is to be
tried..'.' f.c , !::,.; .'t' 5 i t-y
. A squad of deputy sheriffs and de-
teotives kept the crowd on the move,
until the regular hour for opening the
court. ' Deputies guarded both doors of
the courtroom and admitted none but
jurors, attorneys and newspaper - men.
These occupied ' all ' the seats in the
room; all chairs being taken out, and
Judge 'Murphy peremptorily ordered
that none others be admitted. V '
.Purrant's father,,., who greatly re
sembles his son, and who looks to be
only about the same age, was early at
court to meet his son.. , The two sat in
quiet conversation, as the room gradu
ally filled up.: ,When Durrant was
first arrested, his mustache hid - his
mouth, and his ; long hair gave him
the i appearance of a student."-Now
bis closely cropped hair gives him the
appearance of a criminal, and ' his
clean-shaven lips reveal the ooarse sen
suality of his mouth. " Three months'
confinement in jail have made his nat
urally colorless complexion even more
pallid and pasty.' " He is fatter' than
when arrested, and his eyes were very
bright as he glanced around the room.
It is only by an effort that .Durrant
seems able to fix his attention on one
subjeot, but he frequently forces him
self to concentrate his eyes and mind.
1 The defendant,. was represented by
Attorneys Deuprey, Dickinson, , and
Thompson. District Attorney Barnes
personally appeared for " the prosecu
tion, i . accompanied by Assistant ' Dis
trict Attorney Peixotto. . Captain of
Detectives Lees and all : the " detectives
under him were in or about the court-room.--1-'
When - Judge Murphy ' said,
"The case of W. H. T. Durrant, mur
der," Barnes said, "I am ready for the
people." ' Attorney Dickinson -for the
defendant,, then formally moved for a
change Of venue ' stating that if : it
should appear that it would be impos-
sible to secure an unbiased jury or
should a state of feeling be enveloped as
would render a fair trial improbable he
would reserve the right to- .renew his
aotion which he asked the judge now
to pass upon. In support of his action
Dickinson said he would, sumbit affi
davits of the defendant ' The . judge
insisted that the affidavits should be
read although the counsel said that
the reading would occupy today and to
morrow. Attonrey Deuprey then began
to read i Durrant's; affidavit I which
stated that owing to publications in the
local press the minds of the publio are
inflamed against the . defendant and
the press and the people are violently
prejudiced against him so that he be
lieved he oould not have a fair trial. In
support of this statement Deuprey read
as part of the affidavit excerpts from
three' morning and three' evening pa
pers published in - San Francisco , in
cluding practioally every thing that has
been written .about the Durrant mur
der.. I.-".-. ';",! ;..' :-' .;'..' V-'' ;
The reading of Durrant's affidavit
oooupied , the court until noon, An
adjournment was then' taken , until,. 2.
Thereafter the reading of the affidavit
with the newspaper clippings oooupied
the oourt without'interruption during
the rest of the aftenoon. ,
On the Turkish Frontier. .
, if Constantinople, July 25. A thous
and men belonging to the Third army
corps has been- ordered to mobilize at
Macedonia. In an encounter at Uskup,
100 miles northwest of Salonica, be
tween insurgents and Turkish ' troops,
the former were defeated with ; a loss
of thirty killed and '('thirty ITwounded.
The ministers , have - decided to ' send
3,000 men to reinforce Turkish ' troops
in Crete. i 1
SOUTHERN COAL COMBINE.
Will Control Almost the Entire Output
of Several States. ,
Chicago, July 24. A . special from
Chattanooga, says: , ,
Within the next three months the
manufacturers of the South are to feel
the grasp of the biggest . coal combine
ever formed. It is to embrape and
control ; almost the entire ' output of
nearly all the mines in Virginia, Ken
tucky, Georgia and Alabama, the total
value of which is nearly f 500,000, and
this is to be the capital stock of the or.
ganization. This movement was start
ed months ago and 'ater several "meet
ings have been held, and the last one
at Lookout Mountain two days ago.
For more than a year -prices on coal
and coke have been going down and
down, until coke is now being manu
factured and coal, mined at: a loss to the
companies. . Every., mine and ; every
c6al dealer has put its. product on the
market "at , whatever figure it could
bring. It is to establish a standard of
prices that the combine is to be formed;
in snort tne purpose of the organiza
tion is to advance the price of coal ' to
all consumers, but especially to manu
facturers, 2 per cent v .- W-w f i -ii -.
There, were nearly thirty reprsenta
tives of the big mines at , the meeting
on the mountain. . Altogether the,. com
bine will include seven-eighths of the
coal-mining interests of the South and
represent - millions of . dollars. The
mines interested are located in what is
known as the seven chief mining' dis
tricts of , the South, f At present there
are no officers, except Mr. Pratt, of the
Jehoo mines, who was made tempor
ary president ,t .until the-', permanent
officers were named., . One effect of the
demoralization in the price, of coal and
coke has been a gradual decrease in the
wages of miners until the scale of wages
is now lower than it was ever .known
to be ' in ' the mining" districts.' The
coal men claim that if the. combine is
forced ; they will be able to restore
wages of the miners' to;! their former
scales., ' HJJ. vtai !.;:;;,'"v':: ' ;.'""
An advance of 2 per cent has already
been made on steam coal at Atlanta,
and a similar advance will be ordered
in all other southern cities. .. -
THE COLON " STRIKE.
Dock. Laborers and Brakemen on the
. Panama Road Go Out. '. :
New York, July 24. A special to
the World from Colon says: : ' '
Word oomes from Panama that., the
dock laborers -and brakemen on the
Panama railroad there have joined the
strikers. The railroad officials did not
expect this. Affairs are ; becoming
more and more complicated. ' The rail
road clerks are holding secret meetings.
The Colon brakemen have, petitioned
for more pay, bnt are still working. It
is reported that the government is ready
to adopt conciliatory measures. , ,.
Mr. Outen, of the Danish West In
dies, who resides at Galum, has been
telegraphed for by Prefect Guzman to
act as mediator, as he stands well with
both the labor societies and with the
government ;. '', i --,.;;
The British consul was appealed to
to secure' the release- of Fraser, , the
West Indian shopkeeper arrested on a
charge of inciting the West Indian
contingent '" f ..the Panama ; railway
hands to.' strike.;' s Fraser is a British
subject, and the government released
The Barcelona . Steamship'- Company
laborers discharged the "cargo of the
Spanish steamer Panama on a promise
of increased wages, the ship's captain
having refused to allow his crew to
do the work. ' - The Panama is bound to
Port Limon.',' ' ' ': ,.."' '. . ) . 'i.
. Charley Fong Sing' Ambition.
:-. New .York, July 34. Charley Fong
Sing, an American born Chinese, has
applied to- the " police civil ; service
board for appointment as , patrolman,
to do special duty in tracking Chinese
criminals.' He has had training for
the work in , San ' Franoisco, where he
closed up many opium joints and gam
bling dens. , Charley was 18 years old
when he shipped with Lieutenant De
long on the exploring ship Jeanette.
He was one of the party from the Jean
ette that was rescued by the Russian
expedition.'" He received a medal from
the secretary of the - navy in recogni
tion of his bravery.' "After his return
from the Greeley expedition, Charley
came here - and married an American
girl, who converted him j..tq Christian
ity. ; She; is now , living in ; Astoria,
Or. ,' where Charley owns a hotel, i ,;. ..
,1' Insurance Company Reorganized ,
New. York, July 24. At a meeting
of stockholders . of .the American- Fire
Insurance Company, of " New York,
held today in accordance "with legal
notice, the company was' reorganized
with a capital of $200,000 and a sur
plus in , addition of ' f 1,00,000. .; . The
available gross, assets are. $625,000.
The shareholders are. also ' subscribing
$200,000 additional capital and $100,
000 surplus, over half pf-whioh has
already been takehi' ''' - " ;; "',
v !1 Receiver for a New York Paper.,.. . t
V. New York July 24. A motion , has
been entered ' before ..judge McAdam,
of the superior court of! this city,- fot
the appointment of a receiver1 for 1 the
New York Daily Mercury 11
DROWNED LIKE RATS
A Terrible Collision in the
r ', Gulf of Genoa.
ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY LOST
he Passenger Steamer Maria P. Ran
Into by the Ortigia and Stink, Car- "
- tying Down Her Precious Cargo. '
; 'Genoa,' July 23. The Italian steam
ers Ortigia and Maria P. collided off
Isalia point, at the entrance of the Gulf
of Genoa, today."' The latter sank and
146 were drowned. -! V F ,:.
The Maria P. was bound from Naples
to La Plata, . There was a crew of sev
en teen, and the passengers numbered
173. She was ' entering the Gulf of
Genoa at 1:30 this morning, when she
met the Ortigia outbound.1 ,They did
hot notice each other until a collision
was inevitable. The bow of-f the Or
tigia orashed into the starboard of - the
Maria P., penetrating six ' yards and
ripping up the steamer like , match
wood. The water rushed in, through
the hole, and the Maria P. sank in a
few minutes."-''.'. -"",': fir? x" .
The majority of the passengers were
asleep at the time of the acoident,- and
had no time to escape after the alarm
was given. ?. They were engulfed :with
the vessel. , The Ortigia remained on
the spot until .6 o'clock, in .order to
pick " up the survivors. , She rescued
fourteen of the crew and twenty-eight
of. the " passengers of the -. Maria P.
Other steamers have' been: dispatched
to tne scene or tne disaster, and are
now searching for further survivors.
The Ortigia s bow was smashed for
a space of twelve feet along -the', water
line. . There is some comment upon the
fact brought to mind, by the .disaster
that the Ortigia once, collided . on the
same' spot ' with the Frenoh steamer
Oncle Josephie. ' ' ; ' ' ' , '
The sky was overcast "at the time of
the acoident, "and there - was little sea.
Both captains were asleep,'.' and Third
Officer Revelle was on watch on the
Ortigia and Second Officer Angelo was
on watch on the Maria P. -. The Ortigia
was going at the rate pf eleven. , miles
an hour, and the Maria P, at , the rate
of eight miles. Both vessels saw the
lights of the , other and continued on
their proper roads until the mistake
was made, it, is; not established by
whom, that brought the Maria P.
broadside toward the ., Ortigia, r Third
Officer Revule, of the Ortigia, saw the
danger and ordered 'the engines re
versed. But the order' " came too late.
The Ortigia struck the Maria P. ; mak
ing an enormous gap in her side. - All
the boats of the Ortigia were lowered,
and the crews rescued all ; they could
of the survivors. ., The latter, for the
most part, remain in such a state of
terror since the rescue that they are
unable to give a single detail of the
'disaster. "' ' ''':.'' ,v "; I
Captain Ferrara, ' who was saved,
says he was sleeping in the cabin when
he was awakened by cries' and a great
noise. He rushed upon deck and saw
the Ortigia backing off, while his own
ship was sinking. ' Seeing that all was
lost, he jumped into the sea, where he
was picked up by the Ortigia's boat.
The survivors lost everything Second
Officer Angello, of the Maria " P. , who
was on watch on that - ship when she
was struck by the Ortigia, was drown
ed. , Among the saved is a child eight
years old who is the only survivor of a
family of seven who went down with
the ill-fated ship. .An inquiry into the
catastrophe has been ordered. , ;, ,,, ,.
' ' The Ortigia had twenty -five passen
gers on board. " The wife, brother and
second son of Captain Ferrara, of the
Maria P. , -were drowned. : '
,,: At the conclusion of 1 the sitting of
the chamber today, at ' Rome, the min
ister of .marine announoed the news of
the disaster in the midst of a profound
sensation, adding that an officer, a sea
man and 144 passengers of the Maria
P,' had perished. , t ., i,
A Magnetic Performance Exposed, t
r Tacoma, July 22. Miss Pearl Aid
rich, aged 19, daughter of ; a. Presby
terian minister of this city, exposed the
so-called magnetic force performance
given by Miss JAbbott ' Miss Aldrioh
did everything done "by Miss Abbott
with perfect ease, explaining how each
trick was accomplished. She disclaims
any supernatural force,' and' 'says "that
every trick was done simply by plaoing
the members of the committee in such
positions that t the force they exerted
was lost on the subjeot , ; ;
Strikers at Puerto Barrios Killed. '
" New York, July 23. -A ' special to
the World from Quezaltenango, - Guat
emala, says: The laborers at the rail
road construction camp at Puerto Bar
ries endeavored to , leave work' ; in ., a
body. The military was called out and
a . fight ensued between -100- soldiers
with- rifles .and .800 .'strikers partly
armed -. with pistols. Eleven strikers
and three soldiers "were killed. 1 -"" ; '
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, , .... , Macedonians and Turks Fight. , . .
-t Constantinople, July 24.--Advioes
from Salnica state that 125 ; Macedon
ian insurgents had an encounter with
a detachment of Turkish troops near
Strumitz, in the Maleish mountains.
CAUSE OF j THE RIOTS.
of the Recent
Viotoria, July 25. The Empress of
India arrived this evening with Tokio
advices to July 12. .
The Japanese authorities are in pos
session of information from China,
giving a new explanation of , the riots
in Sze Chuan, and directly implicating
the Peking government. Among the
commercial stipulations in the peace
treaty with Japan, that of opening the
remote interior to foreign ' trade has
met with the strongest objections from
the court and the tsung li yamen, and
it is alleged that Vioeroy Lin was se
cretly instructed to foment disturb
ances in order to prove that the Upper
Yang tse, , provinces .were unsafe to
strangers.,; .By ,this means, j, it was
hoped that aliens might be prevented
from availing themselves of the newly
granted privilege. .r But since the out
rages have been presented with awhol-'
iy unexpected spirit, tne government
has taken fright and endeavors to es- 1
cape , the responsibility :by degrading
Lui and making him the scapegoat. .'
This is more than the deposed viceroy '-.
is willing to endure, and his followers, ,
threaten, in case he 1 is subjected .to
publio trial", as the French envoy, pro
ses, to "publish 'facts iculpating
some of the highest dignitaries of -the
empire. ?If Liu must fall, he is deter-"
mined' that ; others greater r than he '
shall go down with him.-'; i '. , '.'
A , Miners Overcome by Gas. p....
Angel's Camp, Cel., July 25. The .
vioimty of the Utica mine , here re-, .
sembles a battlefield, with the dead and .
dying lying round. ' ' Scores of men are
stretched out, while those most serious
ly affected are being' conveyed -'to the ,;
remove the bulkhead of the Utioa north' '
snait, nity or sixty men were overcome ';
by; the escaping gas. ,; As one -man
. 1 J C .11 ...I j. j- 1 t xi
his place. .Finally the,. jbulkhead had.,
to be blasted out, ' and " the gas issued ,.
in such volumes that no ' one could go '.
near. SJ'"'.' ''-"' " '. '.;.! - '
The water in the stickle " compart- :
ment of the, mine is ' about fifty feet
nuuvn him nun invri k,i i i. in h.h i"
the fire is extinguished, although this
not certain. "Flooding practically, ,
ceased this morning. '.' Granting' that
the fire is out, it will take fully .a
month to pump the water out of the
stickle. Angel's oamp will not recover
from the effects of the catastrophe for
a long time, as hundieds of men. with
families are thrown temporarily out of .
employment; , . ;''". ,s ; ;
Protest Against the Durrant Play.,
San 'Francisco, July 24.-" Local
clergymen are making a vigorous pro
test against the production of "The
Durrant Case," a play based on the
Emanuel church murders which was
recently written. In preaching on the
subject last evening Rev, W. , W.
Case of the Howard street Methodist
church said: ' '
f'The 'dramatization of the horrible
murders1 at the Emaunel ' Baptist
church," he said, "should ''be'',' con-'
demned. ' Theater managers who put
such a play on the boards would do
more to corrupt the youth of the ( city :
than all the hell-holes of iniquity that
flourish in San Franoisco. , Such plays.,
would tend to cultivate a morbid spirit ,
and lead the young men and women on
the way to destruction."
" The Treasury Notified.
Washington, ! July 22. The secre
tary of the treasury reoeived a telegram
today from Mr.' Jordan stating that W. -H.'
Crossman & Bros, had withdrawn '"
$1,000,000 for export from the sub
treasury in exchange for United States "
notes. Secretary Carlisle declined to
discuss the matter, but : some officials
who have beerj watching the exchange .,
market express the opinion that. the-,
shipment is the beginning of a move
ment in opposition' to the syndicate, :
who, it is alleged are' holding up ' the
rates of exchange, which it is ' desired '
td break down. ' ' "
" '.Lumbermen Meet in Seattle, - ' ";-
' Seattle, July 22. At a meeting 'of'
the Lumber Manufacturers' Association
of the Northwest today, there was an
unusually large attendance. The local
association was absorbed by the lum-: '
ber manufacturers' association, and six '
more large firms became members. The
question of increased prices was - con
sidered, and the schedule, adopted early
in the month was readopted.
' '' ",.'; Forest Fires in Alaska. ! '
' Port Townsend, July 28. Immense
forest fires on either side of the Alaska '
inland, passage are . reported 1 by the
steamer, , City ;of Topeka, and were; on '
such an immense, scale and grandeur ,
that the scenes . witnessed were mag
nificent Much valuable timber,, has
been destroyed.' No fatalities orc acci
dents are reported. " v ' - -
. The Alleged Eustis Interview. ,
London, July 28. The alleged inter-,
view with United States Ambassador ,
Eustis,' published by the Paris Figaro, '
is still attracting attention. The Sat-'
urday Review says of it that it showed
braggadooio first; then confidence, then