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The Hood River Glacier;
It's a Cold Day When We Get Left.
HOOD RIVElt, OltEGON, FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1897.
Epitome- of the Telegraphic
News of the World.
.-TERSE ticks from the wires
An Interesting Collection of Item From
the New and the Old World In a
Condensed nd Comprehensive Form.
By a collision between two passenger
trains at Harrisburg, N. C, three men
were killed outright and several others
C. B. Bellinger, United States dis
trict judge for Oregon, has been ap
' pointed by Governor Lord a member of
the board of regents of- the state Uni
versity at Eugene.
The Heldageblatt, the Dutch news
. paper of Cape Town, declares that lead
ing officials of the Transvaal speak
openly of war with England as inevit
t able and aver that it will be carried
right up to Table bay.
A dispatch from Montevideo states
that a serious engagement has occurred
between the federal troops under Colonel
Casalia and the insurgents near Minas.
. The federals are said to have been de
feated. The insurgents have captured
the town of Sarandi del Yi.
. The government of Japan has decided
to send two warships to Hawaii, stop
ping meanwhile all emigration. A
number of rejected emigrants have ar
rived at Kobe. The press is urging
the government to take a firm attitude
toward . the Hawaiian and American
Hot winds have taken the snow from
"' the mountains above Pendleton, Or.,
and the Umatilla river is up to as high
, a stage as at any time this spring.
Part of the railroad bridge above town
has gone out, compelling the abandon-,
ment of the branch line between there
and Walla Walla.. The water is still
rising, and promises to do more damage.
The Turkish porte, in ' a protest to
, , the powers against Greek invasion, says
that the regular Greek army occupied
Turkish territory near Grevno and com
mitted acts of hostility by destroying
three posts. The protest further de
olares that these acts virtually consti
' tute an act of aggression and a casus
belli, and denounoes Greece as an ag
gressor in the war. .
Fire greatly damaged the dwelling
house ocoupied by James Jackson, a rel
ative of President Andrew Jackson, and
inheritor of the relics of the deceased
president, at Clifton, O. Among the
relics was General Jackson's carriage,
the wheels of which were made of tim
ber from the old war frigate Constitu
tion. The carriage was destroyed along
' with many other relics, valued at $10,
000. . ' ...... . ,. . ....
A Salt - Lake paper prints what is
' claimed to be a confession by J. W.
Fetzer, who is under arrest at Dillon,
Mont., in which he says he killed Dr.
C. H.' Nichols, superintendent of the
' insane asylum at Washington in 1873.
He says he has ten or fifteen other vic
tims, but will not plead guilty unless
he can get a death sentence. - Fetzer
was arrested last week in Salt Lake and
turned over to Montana "authorities,
charged with swindling the state.
Carter Harrison -has been elected
mayor of Chicago.
The president ,has named Theodore
Roosevelt, of New York, to be assistant
secretary of the navy.
The board of oontrol of the state of
Washington unanimously appointed J.
B. Catron warden of the penitentiary
at Walla Walla. . ,
The Oregon City land office, in an
" swer to ; numerous letters of inquiry,
announces that no date has yet been
announced by the president for the
opening to the public of the 'Klamath
reservation. -"-- . ' ' "- -
A ' London ' dispatch says the arch-
bishop of Canterbury will personally
deliver into the hands of Mr. Bayard,
on the , latter's return to London, the
log of .. the .Mayflower, which the con
sistorial court recently deoided to prer
sent to the United States. , , ' , ,
There is a scarcity of onions in the
js: California markets. .Dealers say that
all the California onion crop was ship
ped as soon as gathered to the Eastern
and Southeastern states, and that a
corner has been effeoted in the AVash
ington and Oregon crop.
The prisoners in the Clatsop county
jail at Astoria, dug a hole under an old
sink in the jail and some of them made
an effort to escape. Sheriff Hare ar
' rived just jn time to catch Peter Fus
tin, who had crawled through the h61e
' and hidden under the sidewalk.
William Rothlage, an inmate of the
county jail at Union, committed sui
cide in his cell, by hanging. He was
insane and was in jail waiting to be
transported to Salem. The body was
taken to La Grande for burial, in ac
. ', cordance with the last request of the
The supreme courtroom in Washing
ton, D. C, and the corridors without
were crowded with spectators, attracted
by the appearance of William J. Bryan
as . counsel in. a case. The case on
hearing involved the constitutionality
of the law of the state of Nebraska to
regulate railroads, to classify freight!
Vd to flv ratqa,
THE SPECIAL ENVOYS.
Commissioners to the Monetary Confer
Washington, April 14. The presi
dent tonight announced the appoint
ment of Senator Edward O. Wolcott, of
Colorado; (Hon. Charles J. Payne, of
Boston, and ex-Vioe-President Adlai E.
Stevenson as commissioners to an inter
national monetary conference.. The
appointments are made under the act
approved March 8, last, for the promo
tion of an international agreement for
bimetallism, and the appointments do
not require confirmation by the senate.
It has been generally conceded that Sen
ator Wolcott would be made a member
of the commission., He has been an
active leader in the movement for a
monetary agreement, and is widely
known as an advocate of the silver
cause. His trip to Europe last summei
was generally oonceded to bp at least
semi-official, as the representative of
the new administration. His' tour ex
tended over several months, and em
braced the leading European capitals.
Ex-Vice-President Stevenson, the
Democratio member of the commission,
though generally known as an advocate
of bimetallism, was a staunch supporter
of Mr. Bryan and theChioago platform.
He and Senator Wolcott, howeve, are
aid to be in accord on the financial
- General Charles J. Payne, who may
be termed the minority member, is a
Republican,, and was a McKinley man.
He is one of the most prominent busi
ness men of Massachusetts, and is said
to be a deep student on the financial
quesiton. While he is classed as a sup
porter of bimetallism, based on interna
tional agreement, he is regarded as
allied with the sound-money faction.
He is a graduate of Harvard being a
member of the class of '58. General
Payne is largely identified with rail
roads ; and other corporations, being a
director of the Chicago, Burlington &
Quincy road, and other large concerns,
and a director of the Boston Institute of
Technology. He was an intimate
friend and associate of Professor Walker,
the financial authority.
It is not known when the commission
will meet and organize. When organ
ized, however, it is believed Senator
Wolcott will be made president. It is
believed the commissioners will not go
abroad before May 1, at which time the
new ambassadors will be at their posts
and render the special envoys the assist
ance necessary in the consummation of
TWO MILLS TOO MUCH.
Special Tax Levy of the City of Port
land la Illegal.
Salem, April 14. Opinions were
handed down by the supreme court to
day, as follows:
H. W. Qorbett et al., appellants, vs.
the City of Portland et al., respondents;
reversed. Opinion by Bean, J.
Suit was brought in this case to re
strain the collection of a speoial tax,
levied by the'city of Portland for the
payment of interest charges on its bond
ed and other indebtedness. It was set
out in the complaint that, on June 80,
1895, the Portland city council, by
ordinanoe, levied a tax of 8 mills for
general municipal purposes, and on
the same day, by another ordinance, an
additional tax of 2 mills, for the pay
ment of interest on bonded and other
indebtedness of the city. For this lat
ter ordinance plaintiff held there was
no warrant of law. The complaint al
leged by the act of incorporation, the
levy of taxes for general and municipal
purposes shall not exceed in any one
year 8 mills', and out of .the sum real
ized therefor and other revenues of the
city it must pay the interest charges
and all other general and municipal ex
penses. It was further alleged that
prior to commencement of the suit,
plaintiffs paid, or tendered and offered
to pay, the full amount of the 8-mill
tax, and that defendant Sears, sheriff
of Multnomah county, threatens and
will, unless restrained, attempt by levy
and sale to collect ' the remaining 2
mills. . ' '
The defendants' contention was that
the 2-mill tax was not without author
ity of law and alleged that without it
it would be impossible to successfully
conduot the affairs of the oity, it being
the opinion of the mayor and council
that both taxes were indispensable to
meet the public exigencies.
An injunction restraining the collec
tion was granted, which, on trial in the
lower court, was dismissed and an ap
peal Was taken. .
"levee Hag Given Way.
Memphis, April ; 14. The mighty
sweep of the waters south of Vicksburg
has at last had its effect upon the lower
levees, and tonight a telegram from
Tallalah, La., reports that the levee
which protected Davis island has given
way, and that the island will in all
probability be flooded. Twenty-five
hundred people inhabit Davis island,
which oonsists of about 1,000 acres of
land. The plaoe is situated in Warren
Through the upper delta,, the flood
situation shows little change since last
reports. The work of government relief
has been actively inaugurated. Many
people are being fed and housed at
Greenville, Rosedale, Helena, Friar's
Point and other points along the river.
The relief steamer is. now plying up the
St. Francis river with, food and forage
for man and bea
Encouraging News From the
CROPS MAY YET BE HARVESTED
Indication! Are the Flood Will Dis
appear by May 1 1 The Govern
ment Agent Aiding; the Sufferers.
Memphis, April 13. The water in
the Mississippi delta is slowly receding.
Reports received tonight from the over
flowed country are most encouraging.
The day has been an ideal one, and
every planter in the delta is in better
At Greenville the river, as well as
the backwater surrounding the town,
is stationary tonight. Everything is in
readiness for the receipt and distribu
tion of provisions from the govern
ment, and as soon as the army officers
arrive the Work will be actively entered
At Lulu, Miss. , a decided improve
ment is noted. There is still some
suffering in the back country, but it is
being alleviated by the planters, and
today a representative of the govern
ment arrived and will assist the desti
tute at once. '
The Yazoo & Mississippi Valley rail
road has been busy all day with pile
drivers replacing washouts. The road
will probably have trains running into
Lulu and Clarksdale on Thursday. .
It isnow believed the water will dis
appear by May 1, and, if this proves
true, a fair crop can be made. -v..
The river is falling at Memphis to
night. At Vicksburg and all points
south a steady rise is noted.
The Prisoner Taken to San Quentla
to Remain Until Hi Execution. .
San Francisco, April 1 8. t Theodore
Durrant was this afternoon , taken to
San Quentin prison, there to be con
fined until his execution, which was
fixed by the court today for June 11.
This is the second time Durrant has
been sentenced to death for the same
crime, and he received this judgment,
like the other, with calm indifference.
His attorney, after the sentence had
been pronounced, made' several further
attempts to secure delay for his client,
but Judge Bahrs, who pronounced sen
tence, was not impressed with "the
logic of Durrant's attorney, and de
clined to (modify his sentence in any
way. The murderer's attorney moved
successively to strike from the sentence
the allusion to Durrant's confinement
in San Quentin, then filed a notice of
appeal from the order and asked for a
certificate of probable cause, and finally
asked for a stay of execution for four
hours, that the application for a writ
of probable cause might be taken to the
supreme court. All these motions were
denied. When taken to the ferry en
route for the prison, Durrant's nerve
broke down at the sight of the crowds,
who rejoiced in his passing to the
shadow of the gallows after so many
and protracted delays. He murdered
Blanche Lamont over two years ago,
and was arrested a week after commit
ting the crime. .
FORTY LIVES LOST.
Perished in the Swollen Stream ol
'. South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska.
Sioux City, la.,. April 13. Forty
lives at least have been lost in the
floods in South Dakota, Iowa and Ne
braska. - Two persons are known to be
lost on the Floyd, three have been
drowned on the Big Sioux, two on the
Missouri and two on the Coon river,- all
in the immediate vicinity. Similar
cases are being reported daily from
points farther away and a sharp watch
is kept by the authorities for floaters
in the Missouri, y
Many people are missing, of whose
death their friends have no positive in
formation. - Most of them have proba
bly been carried down the Missouri,
and their bodies probably will never be
The bodies of two more victims were
brought into Sioux City last evening,
Danford Magee and Harry Flavill, who
were drowned while attempting to ford
the Elkhorn, in Nebraska. There has
been a general fall in all streams in the
Shot in the Eye by a Child.
San Franoisoo, April 18. Joseph
Hertzel, aged 54, was accidentally shot
in the right eye tonight by Tessie Neu
berger, a 9-year-old girl. While Hert
zel was repairing a boy's parlor rifle,
Tessie Neuberger, who lives in his
house, seized the weapon and asked
Hertzel to "play eoldier." After
marching around the room, the child
raised the weapon to her shoulder and
pulled the trigger, the bullet entering
Hertzel's right eye and lodging in the
brain. Realizing what she had done,
the frightened child ran to her mother
and informed her of the occurrence.
The latter at once visited Hertzel's
room and found the occupant lying on
the floor. Hertzel was removed to the
receiving hospital. He is believed to
.be fatally injured.
, Panthers when taken very young
make very docile and affectionate pets.
i KIPLE MURDER.
An Indian Chief Killed Three White
, ' ''. . Miners.
Mojave, ,Cal., April 14. News of a
triple murder committed Friday night
at Panamint, a mining camp 120 miles
east of Mojave, by an old Indian chief
known as Panamint Tom, reached here
today. ' His victims were William Lang
don, of Tulare; Jules Goldsmith, of
San Francisco, and Frank Reed, resi
dence unknown. The men had had
trouble with the Indian over the trans
fer of some. mining property, in which
the Indian fancied he had been cheated.
On Friday evening, shortly after dusk
Panamint Tom, in the manner peculiar
to his race, sneaked unawares upon his
victims, shooting all three of them be:
fore they had an opprtunity to defend
themselves.' Langdon was instantly
killed, but as Goldsmith and Reed were
only mortally , wounded, the Indian
clubbed them to death with his gun.
He left the scene on foot, closely pur
sued by several miners, bent upon
lynching the murderer, and after a
hard run of fifteen miles he surrendered
himself to Frank Montgomery, of Los
Angeles, into whose camp he ran for
safety. If the murderer is not lynched
he will be brought to Mojave. .
.''.A 'BURGLAR'S SUICIDE.
Killed Himself After Shooting a Spo
kane Police Officer.
Spokane, April 14. Police Officer
McPhee lies in . a critical condition,
with a bullet wound in his neck. The
dead body of the man who shot the
officer lies in the city morgue. Mc
Phee had the man under arrest and
was taking him to . the station, when
the prisoner sprang back and fired a re
volver at the officer. The ball struck
McPhee in the jaw, , went through the
neck and lodged near the vertebrae.
The man who did the shooting was
Arthur Chappelle, of Dayton, Wash.,
where he has a wife and five children.
He was wanted for burglary. ' After
shooting McPhee he ran through ' the
city several blocks and concealed him
self in an outhouse. He was pursued
by Deputy ., Sheriff Ferguson and a
crowd of angry citizens.
As the deputy pulled the door open
a shot was fired inside, and ,the officer
thinking he was being fired upon shot
at the man inside. Chappelle fell to
the floor and was dead in a moment. It
was then seen that he had shot himself
through the head. Ferguson's bullet
passed through the burglar's arm and
made a flesh wound in his side.
ANOTHER BRYAN MURDER.
Evidence of a Foul Crime Found in
Mount Vernon, 111., April 14. Boys
passing through some wdodland five
miles northwest of the city, today,
found a woman's head lying near the
public road leading from Mount Vernon
to Richview. They reported the dis
covery, and a party was , organized for
a search for the body. It was found 200
yards from the spot where the head
lay, with ' the flesh stripped from the
bones, both the trunk and head being
so badly decomposed as to render recog
nition impossible. The testimony of
the inquest went to prove that the body
was that of a woman who was in that
locality in November. . She refused to
divulge her name, but said her home
was in Carmi, 111., and that she was
going to St. Ltuis. The theory is that
another Peral Bryan . murder has been
committed. ' It is said a suspected
party left the country about the date of
the woman's disappearance. .
The Senate Adjourned.
Washington, April 14. The senate
met at noon for the first time sinoe the
death of ex-Senator Voorhees, who un
til recently was a conspicuous member
of the body. The opening prayer of
Rev. Dr. Milburn, the blind chaplain,
made an eloquent reference to Voor
hees' brilliant - talents, . impassioned
ardor, kindling eloquence, genuine pa
triotism and the unselfish, dedication of
his great powers to every cause human
and divine which enlisted his support.
Immediately following the prayer
Senator Gorman, of Maryland, moved
that as a mark of respect to their late
associate the senate adjourn, adding
that many senators desired to attend
the funeral. The motion prevailed,
and at 12:05 the senate adjourned.
Ohio Town Has a Sliding Mountain.
. East Liverpool, O., April 13. An
avalanche has started near here. "' An
entire hill is moving, and at three
points near here the street railway
system is blockaded.' Two big dwell
ings near . Wellsville are doomed, and
the Pennsylvania tracks "were moved
by the pressure of the hill. The un
dermining of the hill for the Wellsville
road has left no protection and the en
tire face of the hill is slipping, from
summit to base, including a small for
est and tons of rock. The Wellsville
road has vdropped fronr! sight in ' two
places and the expected avalanche will
bury the Pennsylvania tracks and the
street-car line and will endanger the
big sewer pipe works. ; . -
Fighting in Uruguay.
New York, April 14. A Herald dis
patch from Montevideo says. It is re
ported that a serious engagement has
occurred between the federal troops
under Colonel Casalia and the insur
gents near Minas. The federals are
said to have been defeated
President of Great Northern
Writes of Asiatic Trade. ,
NEW MARKET FOR OUR WHEAT
Hill Says. That He Is Building TJp
.' Trade in the Orient and Suggests
That Tariff Duties Be Reasonable.
Washington, - April 12. James J.
Hill, president of the Great Northern
railroad, and also interested largely in
transportation to the ,Orient, has writ
ten a letter to a Western senator in
which he points out the possibilities of
trade in China and Japan, and suggests
that tariff duties be so adjusted as not
to prevent trade with the countries
across the Pacific.
President Hill says: - - ; - ;'
' '.'The Asiatic trade of the greatest
importance to this country, and partic
ularly to such portions of it as are in
terested in raising wheat. A year ago
last fall wheat sold for from 18 to 22
cents per bushel in the Palouse country,
south of Spokane, and this year it has
sold for from 65 to 70 oents. About
three years ago I sent an agent to China
and Japan to investigate thoroughly
what steps could be taken to introduce
the general use of whent and flour in
those countries, as against their own
rice, and found it simply a matter of
price. I then took up the consideration
of building steamers for that trade, de
signed to carry cargoes of flour and
grain at low rates. I .found that we
could build the ships, but, owing to
the sailors' union fixing the wages of
sailors at $30 a month, and engineers
and other ship employes at about twice
the wages paid by European steamers,
it was impossible for us to compete with
the English, German, Italiaii and Scan
dinavian ships on the Pacific. After
the war with China, the Japanese used
a large amount of their war indemnity
for a subsidy to their merchant marine,
and we opened negotiations with the
General Steamship Company, of Japan,
which is owned by leading men of the
empire. We found their subsidy was
about equal to the cost of their coal
and the wages of their sailors. They
pay their sailors $5 a month Mexican,
or $2.50 in gold, enabling them to hire
twelve good sailors for the wages of one
American sailor. After some protract--ed
and difficult negotiations, we con
cluded a oontract with than for a line
of steamers between Chinese and Jap
anese ports and Seattle, on condition
that they would carry flour from Puget
sound to Asiatio ports at $3 a ton,
against from $7 to $8 a ton formerly
charged from West coast ports in the
United States. The low rates fixed the
rate for all lines between the Pacific
coast and Asia, and has resulted in
carrying out about 28,000,000 bushels,
or its equivalent in flour, from the last
crop. There' is left about 5,000,000
bushels between now and their harvest..
"Thus you will see we have been
able to find new mouths which have
never before used wheaten bread, to
take the entire California, Oregon and
Washington wheat crop out of the Eu
ropean markets. This will reduce the
amount going to Europe about 20 per
cent, and is three times the quantity
shipped to Europe from Argentina dur
ing the past year. The price of wheat
this year, as compared ,with last is 20
to 25 cents higher, and I think it may
be Baid that from 15 to 18 cents of this
rise is dearly due to the withdrawal of
the Pacific wheat from the European
markets. I see in this morning's re
ports a telegram that European ships
are loading with barley, rye and mer
chandise from San Francisco for Eu
rope, after waiting months for cargoes
of wheat, and that no more wheat will
go to Europe from the Pacific coast, h
"The only way we could bring about
this reduction in the transportation of
flour to Asia was by diverting the tea
and matting business, which has here
tofore gone mainly on English ships,
from Asia direct to New York, and car
rying these commodities to the Pacific
coast, by a low rate, and transporta
tion inland by rail, to distribute the
commodities to points between Minne
sota and New York. . -
"I have given you the facts, so you
will understand the situation and be
able to see that, unless these ships oan
bring their main cargoes of merchan
dise to the Pacific ports at rates that
will compensate them for the traffio,
the business must go as heretofore, tc
New York, and the rates on flour to
Asiatic ports will be again at the old
figure, or at an advance of about 50
cents a barrel, which would, in my
judgment, destroy the business that
has just been built up with that coun
try. The province of Amoy alone,
which is near the coast, contains over
80,000,000 people, and, at 20 pounds of
flour per capita per annum, would con
sume the product of 40,000,000 bushels
of wheat. The large districts of Tion
Tsin and Shanghai, both within easy
reach of the sea, would consume about
as much more as soon as the trade
could be fully opened. It is not outside
the range of possibility to say that we
could ship wheat at Devil's Lake or
points west, as long as the demand for
flour continues to grow as it has for the
past six months."
There are over 2,000 miles of rail
ways in operation in Japan.
GOVERNMENT CROP REPORT.
Average Condition of the Wheat Crop
Below Last Year's.
Washington, April 18. The report
of the department of agrioulture for
April makes the' average condition of
winter wheat 81.4, against 99.5 on
December . 1, 77. 1 last April and 80. 5
at the same date in 1895. Leading
winter wheat states show as follows:
Pennsylvania, 98; Ohio, 88; Michi
gan, 85; Indiana, 65; Illinois, 40; Mis
souri, 60; Kansas, 80; California, 99.
The average rye condition was 88.9,
against 82.9 last year.
The condition of the soil at the time
of seeding was generally favorable
throughout the country, a few fcattered
counties-reporting it too dry or too wet,
so that by December 1 a crop nearly up
to the standard was indicated. The
falling off since December was greatest
in Illinois, but was strongly shown in
every neighboring state. The average
of 18 per cent for the whole country is
due to the sharp freezes of early winter.
Snow covering was ample in the Rocky
mountains states and westward, but
elsewhere to the East it was scanty.
There was little damage along the At
lantic slope, where the winter was mild
and the favorable indications continue,
no important wheat state showing a
condition under 95.
The condition of winter wheat is re
ported below the average in Great Bri
tain, France and Holland, because of
excessive rains, but favorable in Central
and Eastern Europe. . In Southern
Russia there has been extensive re
sowing, but the wet weather has so de
layed field . work in Western Europe
that the spring wheat area will be,
greatly cut down,: the shortage in
France alone being 730,000 pounds.
SHE MAY Bl BLOWN UP.
Steamer Taquina WMh a Lot of Dyna
; mite, on a Sajidbar.
' Hueneme, -Cal.r April 13. The
steamer Yaquina, in approaching the
wharf here at 10 o'clock today, ' struck
a sandbar, opening her seams. She be
gan filling, and immediately settled,
with only her deck above water: A
line was run ashore and efforts made to
beach her, but so far she has only been
hauled in a short distance.
The Yaquina is loaded with 200 tons
of miscellaneous freight, including ten
tons of dynamite for Los Angeles. .5 The
weather is fine, but fears are felt that,
should the weather become at all bad,
the pounding of the ship may explode
the dynamite. . .
At 9 P. M. ,the Yaquina was lying in
about ten feet of water, on an almost .
even keel, about sixty feet west of the
wharf, and 300 feet from shore. The .
wind from the west is freshening.' At
high tide and with more wind she is
very apt to crash into the wharf. Some
thirty tons of freight have been landed,
but the work has now ceased, awaiting
the arrival of the Bonita in the morn
ing. J- " ,'.' ': '.' "
COLORADO BAD MAN.
A Hardened Convict N Kills a Man,
Wounds Two and Is Fatally Shot.
Cripple Creek, Colo. , April 18. A
shooting affray occurred this morning
at McElroy's hall, in ' Altman, . Colo.,
in which Jack : Cox instantly; killed
Bob Dailey and wounded Harry Minor .
and Sam Loshey, and was then shot
fatally. After killing Daily, Cox ran
into the street, where he met Town
Marshal O'Brien, at whom he fired.
The mashal returned the fire, shooting
Cox, who now lies at the hospital in a
dying condition. Tl3 shooting grew
ont of a quarrel. The men had been
gambling and drinking all night. 1 Cox
is a convict pardoned from the peniten
tiary by Governor Waite. This is the
first murder in the state since the leg
islature passed the law abolishing cap
ital punishment. , ..
Senator Voorhees Dead.
. Washington, April 18. Daniel
Wolsey . Voorhees, ex-United States
senator from the state of Indiana, died
at 5 o'clock this morning at ' his home
in this city. : ' "v
The senator had been in bad health '
for several years, and for the two years
past had taken little part in the pro
ceedings in the senate. He has been a
constant sufferer from rheumatism of
the heart, and his friends, therefore,
had come to expeot that they might
hear of his death suddenly. The last
reports of him, however, were that he
was showing some signs of .improve
ment, and his death, . therefore, while
not entirely unexpected, caused a
shock. ..'' "
- Shipping Stock From Arizona. '
Phoenix, Ariz., April 18. Over 200
carloads of sheep and cattle have left
this valley within the past week, the
Santa Fe taking out 140 carloads of
sheep, -or 84,000 head, billed to Chi
cago. These comprise the heaviest
shipments ever known in Arizona. The
sheep are mainly from Northern Ari
sona, wintered near Phoenix.
i : Japan's Latest Move.
Yokohama, April 13. The govern
ment of Japan has decided to send two
warships to Hawaii, stopping mean
while all emigration. A number of re
jected emigrants have arrived at Kobe.
The press is urging the government to
take a firm attitude toward the Ha
waiian and American governments.