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IT'S A COLD DAY WHEN WE GET LEFT."
HOOD RIVER GLACIER
Published Kvery Friday by
g. r. IILYTIIE.
-"iuliubiicriplion-ll.jP a year when paid
"tiik mail. .
Tliemnll arrives Irom Ml. Hood at 10 o'clock
, ni "tt'ciliiewlHyi and Saturdays: departs tlie
..mmlnvs at noon.
Vir Chenowcfh, leaves at
jlMnwUyiaii.I Raiiir.1ay.: a
tor White Salmon (Wash.)
S a. in. Tuesdays.
arrives at U p. m
For ',lt; OailfUMI l KOII. IVBYCI HUH HI V.ld
. m arrivr in 1.10 V- "'
a " u.1,,,,.1 leaves fur Knlrta. fillmer.
T,oiit Uk- ami l.imwood daily tv '1 A. M.
For D nuin (Wash.) leaves at &:46 p. in.;
rvg a' i v. n..
r"Aliiifl, KhMiKAH DKOltEB LODGE. No
ha J. O. O. K.-Weeti first and third Mou-
' MI-sSTEM.l R10HACDS0N, N O.
H. 3. lllunAUD, Secretary.
TiANBy" POT. No. IB, i. A. R -Meets at A.
I! 0 V IV Hail second and fourth Biunr'avs
of each niontn at i o'clock p. m. All G. A. k.
mtmbirs Invited to meet witli us.
M P. Ihknbkko, Commander
T. J. Cpnnino, Adjutant.
C"jlKBV W R. C, No. Ifl Moots first Satur
day of each month in A. O. U. V. hull at 'J
m Mas. AnEi.u Btkanahan, President.
Mas. Ciisiui I) uk lis, Secretary.
HOOD RIVKK I.0IK5K, No. 105, A. F. and A.
(I Meeli Saturday evening on or before
Kih full moon. tl. K. WILLI, W. M.
n. McDonald, Secretary.
HOOD RIVER CHAPTER, No. 27, R. A. M.
Meets third Friday nicht of each month.
U. K. Castnek, H. P.
0. F. Williams, Secretary.
oTlD HIVE 11 ( HAPTKK, No. 2ft, 0. E. 8.
MceU Saturday after each full moon and
two weeks thereafter.
Aiu. Maky A. Davidson, W. M.
0I.ETA AS8KMBI.Y, No. 103, 1'nitcd Artisans.
-Meets second Tuesday of each monfli at
Fialerual hall. K. C. Bkosius, M. A.
I), McDonald, Secretary.
AITOM A I.OLXiE, No. 80, K. of P. Meets
in A. 0. U. W. hall every Tuesday iiiRlit.
K. . OJ.INOIR, C. 0.
Fkank I.. Davidson, K. of R. fc S.
IVKRSIDE LODGE, No. i8, A. 0. V. W.
Meets first and third H.iiiirdays of each
month: ' OrO. OhamugkLain, M. W.
J.F. Watt, Ktnanciur.
H. L: Hows, Recorder.
IDI.KWII.DK I.OIMiE, No. 107, I. O O. F.
Meets in Fraternal hull evcrv Thursday
Bight. A. U. UBTCHItL, N.U.
H. J. Hidbard, Secretary.
HOOD RIVER TEXT, No. 19, K. 0. T. M..
meets ul A. O. U. W. bull on the first and
third Fridays of each monih.
J. E. Rand. Commander.
nlVKRKIDE LOME NO. 40. DEGREE OF
JV HONOR, A. O. U. W.-ilcets llrst and
third Saturdays at 8 P. M.
Mrs. Gko. I. Crowkll, C of H.
Mas. Ciias Ci.arkk, ltecnrdcr.
tyj F. SHAW, M. D.
Telephone No. SI.
All Calls Promptly Attended
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Office upstnlrs over Couple's store. All calls
left at the cities or residence will be promptly
JOHN LKLAKD HENDERSON
ATTOKNEY-AT-LAW, ARSTRACTERj NO
TARY PUIII.IC and REAL
ESTATE AGENT. .
For 21 years a resident of Oregon and Wash-
Ingtou. 11 1 at had many years experience In
teal Entitle jnuttejs, as abstracter, Bearclier of
titles and agent, butis. action guaranteed or no
"J FVAVATT, M, D.
. Surgeon (or O. R. Si N. Co. Is especially
equipped to treat catarrh of nose and throat
and diseases of women.
Sieciul terms for oltice treatment of chronic
cases. . ...
Telephone, ollice, 125, residence, 45.
lUnmsos' Bros., Props.
f r.OtlR, FEED AND ALL CEREALS
Ground and manufactured.
Whole Wheat Graham a specialty. Custom
grinrtiiiK done every Saturday. During the
busy season additional days will be mentioned
in the local columns.
H()HI KlVKIt. OBBGOH,
pAl'ERIIAXOINU, KALSO.MINING, ETC.
If your walls are sick or mutilated, call on
K. h. JOOU.
Consultation free. No Charge for prescrip
0:-!hi iiVi ii i V. M. till. P. M., and all
night it jiceesary.
Cono m yTiioe shop.
Men'e'liaif soles, hand eticked, $1;
nail(Hl,iw8t, 75c; tei:ond, 50c; third, 40c.,
Ladies' hand stitched, 75c; nailed, best,
M)oM?etrnd, 35. Best stock and work
in Hoot River. C. WELDS, Prop.
fUE KUmiJKE CONFECTIONERY
Is the place to pet the latest and best in
Confectioneries, Candies, Nuts, Tobacco,
....ICE CREAM PARLORS....
COLE ik GRAHAM, Props.
p C. .BlUKiiUS, M. D. . ., .
' PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
'Phone Central, or 121.
Office Hours: 10 to 11 A. M.; 2 to 3
and 6 to 7 P. M.
JJT. HOOD SAW MILLS
ToifMxsos Bkos, Props.
FIR AND PINE LUMBER.....
Of the best qnality alwas on hand at
prices to suit the times.
gUTLJ R & CO.,
Do a general banking business.
HOOD RIVER, OREGON.
DALLAS & SPANGLER, .
Hardware, StoYes, and Tinware
Kitchen Furniture. Plumbers'
foods, Pruning Tools, Etc.
We h n've new nd complete stock
ot ImrdwarVi vtove 'and. tiawarj.,to.
which wBwiil kevp-constantly ailamg
Our pii- e will continue to be as low as
r rtlgnu prices.
EVENTS OF THE DAI
Epitome of the Telegraphic
News of thf. World.
TERSE TICKS FUOih fiR WIRES
An Interesting Collection of Items From
'he Two Hemispheres I'rescih j
lu a Coc-Ienand J-ovm.
Fighting hns broken out again
Shan Ilai Kwau forts surrendered to
A plot to assassinate President Mo
Kinley has been disoovered.
In a train hold-np near Council
Bluffs, one robber was killed.
Passengers on Nome steamer were
vaciuated on account of new outbreak
of sarallpox in Alaska.
Evidence claimed to have been found
which proves that Mount Baker mines
are not in American teiritory.
In an explosion at the Corning Pow
der Works at Santa Cruz, Cal., C.
Merier, an employe, was killed, and J.
Valencia was fatally Injured.
Portuguese officials at Lourenco
Marques have warned President Kruger
to make no more speeches and forbid
big wearing insignia of office.
The latest report of cotton damage
to the state of Texas bv the recent
floods places the estimates at 400,000
bales. The value is estimated at not
less than $20,000,000.
Boers captured a British convoy and
wrecked a train. Of the convoy's
escort of 60 men only 12 escaped and
in the train wreck, five Britons were
killed and 19 injured.
The population of Arkansas, as offi
cially announced by the United States
census bureau, is 1,811564, an in
crease over the population of 1890 of
183,885, or 16.25 per cent.
General Wood,, commanding the
United States forces in Cubn, has made
his annual report to the war depart
ment. It contains his recommendation
that all troops in Cuba he mouuted, to
gether with an account of the with
drawal of the troops during the past
year. The health of the ttoops, he
Bays, has been good, and their conduct
C. E. Gallaway, aged 89, died at
Denver, Colo., from injuries received
by being struck by a tramway car.
He was believed to he the oldest news
paper editor in the United States He
was born in Portage county, O., Feb
ruary 13, 1812, learned the printing
trade in Lawreuceville. Ind., and pub
lished and edited newspapers in Ohio,
Illinois, Missouri and Utah.
The allies captured Shan Ilai Kwan.
Germans routed a Boxer force near
Roosevelt received a great ovation in
Hanna spoke in Chicago on the Tam
many ice trust. " ,
Minister Wu confirms the reported
indictment of Prince Tuan.
Prospects are again good for settle
ment of the Chinese question.
British election returns continue to
show large Conservative gains.
A business block at Shamko, Or.,
was completely destroyed by fire.
Daily Democrats of Montana, nomi
nated Thomas S.-Hogan for governor.
. Massachusetts Democrats nominated
a full state ticket, headed by Robert
Treat Paine, Jr.
A negro fiend was burned at the
stake at Wetumpka, Ala., for an at
tempted criminal assault.
The population of the city of Seattle,
as officially announced by the United
States census bureau, is 80,671, as
against 48,837 in 1890, an increase of
37,834, or 88.32 per cent.
The Peruvian cabinet has resigned,
owing to a unanimous vote of censure
by congress, being inevitable as a re
sult of the scandal in connection . with
the purchase of arms in Belgium and
the alleged use by Seuor Belainunde,
ex-minister of finance, of government
funds for his private transactions.
According to semi-official state
ments, the Russian navHl estimates for
1901 show a total of 97,097,666 rou
bles, an increase of 10.000,000 roubles
for the current year. The ordinary ex
penditure swallows 60,000.00 roubles,
of which 16,000.000 is intended to
strengthen the fleet, 8,000,000 roubles
for harbor work at Libau, 2,000.000
roubles to be expended at Vladivostock,
and 3,000,000 at Port Arthur.
Kate Carmack. wife of George Car
mack, the Klondike millionaire, filed
a suit in the superior court at Ilollis
ter, Cal., for divorce, alleging deser
tion and infidelity. She demands half
of the community property, which con
sists of valuable Klondike mines, real
estate in Seattle and other places, and
large sums deposited in Hollister. San
Francisco and Seattle barks. The en-
mAirtv is anoraised at $1,500,-
000. Carmack proposes to contest the
suit, and a sensational trial is antici
A man m North Missouri is named
Lord Roberts is due in London on
November 1. Buller is to command jn
South Africa. . : .
The postal service establishment of
the Cnited State is the greatest busi
ness concern in the world.
tobacco, in pro-
.. stiior. mnirtrr. about
??? "ramita Yearly, while
Bryan made 14 speeches in Southern
I The Chinese court refuses to return
I France is anxious to annex Yunnan
Russian troops may withdraw from
Chamberlain is mentioned as a pog.
sible successor of Salisbury.
The ministerial majority in the Brit
ish parliament will be from 160 to 160.
Trades Council orders strike on Seat
tle's buildings. Over 1,000 men a
The Boers now occupy Wepner, at
well as Rouxville and Fioksburg, in
Orange River colony, and the British
are attempting to surround them.
Five persons were killed and 75 in
jured in a railway collision at Karls
thor, Germany. The accident was du
to an error in signaling. .One official
has been arrested.
Andrew C. Armstrong, one of tin
founders of Sciibner's Magazine, anc
one of the oldest publishers in New
York city, died at his country home
at Stamford, Conn., aged 71.
Five thousand pilgrims assembled al
the St. Nikandei monastery, in the
l'orkhoff district, St. Petersburg, foi
a religious festival. During the night
one of the upper floors collapsed and
many of those sleeping there foil upon
those below. A panic was caused by a
false alarm of fire, and four men and 36
women were crushed to death, many
others being seriously injured.
Arrangements for building 8.00C
freight cars for the Baltimore & Ohic
railroad by the Pullman Company, al
Pullman, 111,, has been completed.
The contract calls for 2,500 box cars,
each with a capacity of 60,000 pounds,
and 600 Hut cars. The total ccst of the
rolling stock will be $1, 865, 000. ThU
is the second large order for freight
equipment given by the Baltimore &
Ohio management within the last week.
The first order was for 6,000 steel cars,
to cost $6,000,000.
Having found the natives of Tutuila
fit to serve as policemen and maintain
peace and order, Commander B. F.
Tilley believes they would make excel
lent soldiers to man the fortification!
of Pango Pango harbor. In private
letters to officers on duty he has indi
cated that they would make effective
artillerymen. To enlist a regiment ol
natives, it would be necessary to ob
tain special authority from congress.
The natives who are acting as police
men were enlisted by Commander Til
ley as la.idsmeu. It is likely, how
ever, that a force of marines will be
permanently stationed at Pango Pango.
The Boers are active in Orange River
Roosevelt spoke to two big meetings
Japanese troops are withdrawing
fiotn China. .
Bourke Cockran discussed the issues
in Topeka, Kansas.
The battleship Texas may be perman
ently retired from service.
A collision "'on the Great Northern
line near Seattle resulted in the death
of an engineer and the serious injury
A tornado etruck the town of Biwa
bik, in Northern Minnesota, killing
nine persons, injuring several otberi
and doing damage to the amount oi
The secretary of tho interior has de
cided to dispose of the Indian laud
ceded to the Chippewas in Minnesota,
amounting to 74,125 acres. They cou
sist of pine and agricultural lands.
Fire on the docks of the Atlantic
Transport Line, in the North river.
New York, destroyed one of the piers
of the company, with all the merchan
dise on it, entailing a los of $175,000.
The population of the city of Taoo
ma. Wash., according to the United
States census for 1900, is officially an
nounced as 87,104, against 86.001 in
1890, an increase of 1,708, or 4.84 per
It is officially announced by the cen
sus bureau that the population of thf
stateof New Hampshire is 411,588.
In 1890, the population was 876,530,
the increase being 85,058, or 9.30 pel
Li Hung Chang has ordered the re
lease and safe escort to Pekia of five
Belgian engineers and 15 missionaries,
who have been kept prisoners many
weeks at Pao Tiug Fu. Li Hung
Chang is apparently doing his utmost
to please the power's.
At Trenton, N. J., Eddie McBride,
10 years old, died from burns received
while playing "Indian", with compan
ions. McBride was tied to a stake and
his clothing saturated with gasoline
and then ignited. The boy broke loose
and ran screaming to his home, where
The war department has approved
an exhaustive opinion by Jndge Advocate-General
Lieber to the effect that
absentees from a volunteer legiment,
save prisoners of war, are discharged
from the seivice on the same date npon
which their organization is mustered
out. The decision was important ae
affecting the pay and status of many
officers serving on detached duty.
Pearls arc weing found In great quan
tities in the Black and St. Francis riv
ers, in southwest Missouri.
General Richard O'Grady Haly, the
new commander-in-chief of the British
troops in Canada, won the distinguish
ed service order in the Egyptian expe
dition of 1882.
' During the last three years Russia
has been colonizing Siberia t far at
possible. At least 200.000 eolonists
.have been sent into the country over
the Trans-Siberian railway
AT LEAST ME KILLED
Work of a Tornado in North
THE PROPERTY LOSS IS $100,000
Locomotives War Shifted From the
Tracks and Poundod Into Sera 9
irou Mines Disabled.
Biwabik, Minn., Oct. 9. The tor
nado that raged in this vicinity laRt
evening was most violent. The storm
cut a pathway 150 feet in width
through the,' northwestern corner of the
town, completely wrecking several
buildings. The property loss is esti
mated at $100,000 and the known fa
talities number nine, with a scoie or
more injured, some severely.
The storm swept in a northwesterly
direction after leaving here and struck
a little Finnish settlement near Pike
lake, where a number of building
were wrecked, in one of which an en
tire family, consisting of husband, wife
and four ohildren, wore instantly
killed. So far their names have not
been obtained. It is believed when
the more remote districts are heard
from further casualties may be re
ported. The house in which the Marowitz
family lived was completely wreck'ed,
and the body of Mrs. Marowitz was
found 400 feet away, every bone in
ber body being broken and her clothing
completely stripped off. The body of
her husband was found amid the debris
of their home horribly mutilated.
William Hilstrom was struck on the
head by a falling tree and his skull
crushed. He afterward died at the
The engine house of the Duluth, Mis
sissippi & Northern railway was com
pletely wrecked and a number of loco
motives and cars were shifted from the
tracks and pounded into scrapirou.
The engine on which Murray and An
ders n were when the storm broke was
blown from the track and the men
were pinned beneath it and horribly
burned by the escaping steam. Sev
eral cars were blown from the Duluth,
Mississippi & Northern tracks and wire
found in the Duluth mine pit, hun
dreds of feet away. Many of the
buildings destroyed were owned by tho
mining companies, and tenanted by
their employes. The shafthouse and
buildings of three uiiuas were reduced
to kindling wood.
The tornado which lasted less than
five minutes, was preceded by an un
usually severe thunder and rain storm.
The rain has flooded many of the open
pit mines, and they cannot be operated
for some time.
Explosion of 7, BOO Pounds of Dynamite.
Duluth, Minn., Oct. 9. A special
from Eveleth, Minn., tonight, reports
a disastrous explosion. Seven thous
and five hundred pounds of dynamite
in the powder magazine at the Pruce
mine, situated a half mile from town,
blew np about 6:30 o'clock this after
noon. A hole 100 feet square and 25
feet deep marks the spot where the
magazine stood. The force of the ex
plosion was so great that it smashed
every pane of glass within a radius of
two miles. The mine laboratory and
warehouses were totally wrecked.
At least 200 people were hurt more
or less from being thrown down by the
shock or hit by shattered glass. The
explosion was plainly felt at IHwabik,
12 miles distant. The cause of the ex
plosion is unknown.
Boers Short of Ammunition.
London, Oct. 9. It is estimated, ac
cording to the Pietermaritzburg corre
spondent of the Daily Mail, that 4,000
to fi.000 Boers have retreated from Pil
grim's Rest, northeast of Lydeuburg,
with fonr long toms and 'l otnor guns.
The correspondent understands that
their long torn ammunition is almost
Lord Roberts, the Dail Mail an
nounces, will leave South Africa dur
Inc the last week of October. The an-
thorities have decided to limit the
number of colonial troops who are to
be the queen's guests in London to 500.
Crime of an Insane Mother.
New Yotk. Oct. 8. Mrs. Lillian
Smith, of Inwood, borough of Manhat
tan, while insane this afternoon shot
and killed two of her children, wound
ed a third and committed stticida.
The tragedy ' took place in the old
Frank Leslie mansion. Mrs. Smith
was the wife of Walter N. Smith, who
has been connected with a large grocery
house in this city for 21 years. They
had been married 13 years. Mrs.
Smith had been in poor health of late,
and1 long brooding over the prospect of
death is believed to have unsettled her
American Collier Floated.
Poez, Oct. 9. The American eteam
collier Emir, which recently sank ia
the Suez canal while on her way to
Manila with coal for the American
fleet, but was successfully floated yes
terday, has atrived at Suez roads. She
it enable, however, to enter the port,
as she drawa too much water. Her
cargo is being discharged, and divers
will examine ber bottom to ascertain
the extent of her injuries.
Peary Kot Tet Coming Home.
gt. Johns, N. F., Oct. 9. The fail
ure of the Peary exploring steamer
Windward to return from the north
leads local observers to beiieve that
the explorer will not attempt to get
back this autumn. Probably the sea
son just passed was an open one in the
far north. Sbonld that have been the
case. Lieutenant Peary is likely to
have taken the Windward into-some
hieh latitude, hoping to use her in
further expedition next season.
OCTOBER VI 1000.
DEVASTATION IN TRANSVAAL.
Consul-Genera! Stone's Report to the
Washington, Oct. 6. An interesting
picture of the Transvaal and Free State
in August, niter the wave of war had
passed over the country, is presented
in a report to the state department
from Unted States Consul-General
Stowe, at Cape Town, dated August
17 last. He had just returned to the
Cape from a trip through the two re
publics. He Bays that for hundreds
of miles all the wire fencing is down
and cannot be used again. The posts
have been burned for fuel and must be
replaced with iron poets, owing to the
scarcity of timber. The plowing in
progress is limited, compared with
former years, and there will be large
market for American cereals. By
March, 1901, agricultural machinery
will be wanted.
Meat and livestock will continue to
be imported. Johannesburg had only
three days' supply of meat when Mr.
Stowe left the town. While the Boers
who have returned are anxious to get
to work, several months must elapse
before things settle down to a normal
basis. The government is building a
new line of railway from Harrismith
to oonneot with the Orange Colony sys
tem, so that the Netherlands railway,
with its 200 per cent dividends, will
no longer have a monopoly in the
Transvaal. There will be a big de
maud for bridge material and electrical
mahcinery and supplies.
Lord Roberts has appointed an ad
visory committee to assist him in the
reopening of Johannesburg, and to se
cure the return of the mining popula
tion, which the prosperity of the town
depends upon. It is questionable
whether an undesirable element com
mon to all mining towns will be al
lowed to return to Johannesburg.
TELEGRAPH TO SKAGWAY.
The l ine Is Completed and the First
Message Sent to Seattle Yesterday.
Seattle, Oct. 6. The .first telegram
from Skagway to Seattle, marking an
epoch in the history of business be
tween Alaska and the outside world,
was received here today. The time oc
cupied by the message in transit was
seven huurs. which, however, will be
reduced one-half us soon as the line is
in working order and business reduced
to "a system.
The route taken by the message was
from Skagway to Atlin, thence over
the old Atlin-Lillooet line to the
Eraser river, thence to Ashoroft and on
to Vancouver, from which place it was
sent to Seattle.
The line over which it passed to Van
couver is tlmt which the Canadian
government hes been engaged in con
structing for the past four mouths. It
is not yet completed, and will not be
for about a week. However, in order
to get the first message through today,
a temporary line was put up connect
ing the unfinished portion between
Lillooet and Ashcroft, and in this man
uer the transmission of 'the message
According to the reports received
here today, the whole work of the Ca
nadian government will he concluded
by October 10, alter whioh the through
line will be open for commercial busi
ness. TO PUNISH REBELS,
A Whole Kegriment Will
Be Sent to
Washington, Oct. 6. The following
cablegram has been received at the war
".Manila, Oct. 8. Firot infantry
goes to Mariudnqne, October 6, on
Sumner. General Hare is to com
mand the island, with order to push
operations until insurrection is strimped
out absolutely. He will have 12 full
companies of infantry for the purpose.
Anderson's first Operations developed
nothing. No reports since October 2.
The above dispatch relates to rein
forcements sent to the Island of Marin
duqtte, where Captain Shields and 61
men of the Twenty-ninth volunteer in
fantry were either killed or captured
by the insurgents. At that time Gen
era! MrtCAriliur sent Colonel Anderson
and two companies of the Thirty
eighth volunteer infantry, with the
Yorktown and two gunboats, to the re
lief of Shields and his command, if
they were still alive.
Collision at San Francisco.
San Francisco, Oct. 6. The naval
reserve ship Marion and the United
States ship Ranger were in collision
this morning and both were damaged
about the lower rigging and along the
Captain Bolles and Bulger, local in
: spectors of steam boilers, commenced
' an investigation today of the cause of
the collision Wtween the steamer
. Columbia and the ferryboat Berkeley.
, The captains of the two vessels and
; members ol both crews were examined
as witnesses. Additional evidence is
to be taken and the case will then be
submitted for decision.
Androp'f Greenland Exploration.
Oct. 6. Lieutenant
' Andrup's Greenland expedition has ar
' rived here on board the Antarctic. The
members of the expedition explored
and approached a hitherto unknown
stretch of land extending from Cape
Town, latitude 69 degrees 28 minutes
Dortu to Agassis land, 67 degrees 22
Dutch Warships Ordered South. j
Shanghai, Oct.. 6. Tbe Dutch war
ships Gelderland and Holland have
suddenly been ordered to Swatow and
Charged With Malley't Harder.
! Wallace, Idaho. Oct. 6, The coron
er's inquest on the body of Matt Mai
ley, who waa murdered Monday morn
ing, concluded today. . The verdict
charges Ed Rice with the crime. Riot
is in cv-tody.
GONE TO SINAN FU
Chinese Court Will Not Re
turn to Pekin.
AFRAID OF THE ALLIES' ARMIES
The rirat Stop Wat Blade at Tal Tuan,
but the riaoe Was Not Con.
tlclered a Safe One.
Washington, Oct. 10. The effort to
Induce the Chinese imperial court to
return to Pekin has failed, after a
week's pel sis tent effort on the part of
the powers. News to that effect was
brought to the state department today
by the Chinese minister, who roeelved
it via St. Petersburg from Viceroy.
Liu Kuiu Yih and Chang Chlh Tung,
under date of October 4. Ministor Wu
received the message last night. It
was as lollows:
"The departure of thoir imperial ma
jesties for Sheu Si (province) was due
to distressing conditions at Tai Yuan
Fu. There is a soarcity of food sup
plies in the province of Shan Si on ac
count of the long continued drouth and
the provincial capital (Tai Yun) is al
most deserted the trades people having
loft on account of the disturbance
caused and oontiuued for mouths by
the Boxer rebels, who had invaded that
province with the euoouragemeut of
Governor Yu. Their majesties, there
fore, were obliged to proceed to Shen
Siffl, where telegraphic communication
with Shanghai and other parts of the
empire is open and rapid communica
tion with thoir majesties may therefore
be carried on, thus court and official
business may he transacted more expe
ditiously by thoir preseuce in Sheu Si
rather than in Shan Si.
"The reasons for the temporary post
ponement of their majesties' return to
Pekin are the presence of the allied
forces there, on acoount of which so
licitous fear is doubtless entertained,
besides a danger of the outbreak of epi
demio disease, whioh usually follows
after great disturbances, destruction oi
property and military operations. 1.
is hoped that the powers will be con
siderate in their judgmont in this mat
The important feature of the message
is the coufession that the court is re
strained by fear of the alliod forces
from returning to Pekin. The move
ment takes the emperor and empress
dowager about 800'miles farthor away
from 1'ekin, though, according to the
statements contained in the message by
reason of the direct tolegraphlo com
munication with Shanghai the court
practically will be nearer for the pur
poses of negotiations with, the outside
world, than it was at Tai Yuan.
FINDS A SNUQ SUM.
Hondiiruiiiie Mining Property That Was
Left by Dying Fiance.
St. Paul, Oct. 10. Through the
publication of a dispatch in today's
Pioneer Press, Mrs. II. E. Butterflold,
of this city, has discovered that she is
$200,000 wealthier than she imagined.
In 1890, while on an excursion to the
Paciiio coast, she became .acquainted
with Thomas P. Harkiu, of Boston,
also a member of the party. They be
came engaged and the wedding date
was fixed. Shortly after Hark in was
taken sick and died. Before his death
he executed for his ufllunced a quit
claim deed to a mining -property in
Honduras. Communication with the
Honduntn government officials led to
the belief that the property was nut
worth the trouble of filing formal' trans
fer. Last winter, however, the prop
erty greatly increased in value and the
synidcate that had it in charge offered
llarkin's attorney $200,000 for a quit
claim deed from Miss Griffin. In
some manner, however, all trace of
that young lady had been lost and not
even the names of her parents colud be
Mrs. Buttorfleld, on reading the dis
patch today, at once took steps, to
identify herself and will shortly receive
the snug sum, which comes to her in so
romantic a manner. Her husband is
a clerk in the Great Northern Railway
office. ' "
Tin IMate Mill Resume.
Pittsburg, Oct. 10. The American
Tin-Plate Company will have in opera
tion tliis week 20 of its tin-plate plants
out of 83 giving employment to at least
85,000 workmen. The tin-plate com
pany employs in all over 60,000 work
men, and within a few weeks, it is
said, every plant in the country will be
working. The Mouongahela mill, of
this city, the Dernier plant and the one
at Kennington started today, and the
others will follow as loon a possible.
Nearly every plant in the gas belt will
commence tonight, and by, the end of
the week every one of the 20 will be
operating to their full capacity. The
plants have been idle since the expira
tion of the scale in June last.
Situation In Santo Koinliigo,
Santo Domingo, Oct. 10. The gov
ernment has decieed the suspension of
I the constitutional guarantees on ac
! count of the revolutionary movement
in the interior, headed by General
Klr har.lo. although it is asserted that
I order has been restore. and that Rich- j ot Chachar and Silhet, province of As
j ardo has been captured. All is quiet sam, causing the gvatest anxiety in
Distress in Cuba.
Havana, Oct. 10. Governor-Genera
Wood, who retorned yesterday from a
tour of investigation in the province ot
Santa Clara, reports only partial re-
covery from the effects of the war in
that section of the Wand. Although
' he fuund no actual want in the district
j of Sancti Spiritns, for instant, there
! wss great need of assistance to allevi
i SW agricultural uiaueeo. -,-
: aed for by the municipality of Sancti
Fpiritus. and bas been granted by Gen
! ri ivrwrl from th insular fund
ate agricultural distress, i.v.a -was
Strengthening Weak Oarrlaona Steps
Taken to Help Oar Trade. ,
Manila, Oct. 10. Four troops of .
cavalry mid two companies of iufttutry
have recently reinforced General Youug ,
in Northern Luzon, where the insur
gents are concentrating in the motin-'
tains of North and South Illcos prov '
iuves under the lnadeiship of Aglipav,
the ex-ooinmunicated priest and roue
gade. General Tlnlo And General Villan
uave, who had been quiet for some ;
time, are now showing signs ot becom-,
ng active as the end of the rainy sen-,
Of late there has been considerable
scouting rtud skirmishing in the prov
inces of A bra aud North Ilooos, though
without decisive results. It is obvious,
however, that the maneuvers ot the
Filipluos are more sikllfulthan former
ly and that the field tactics of th.
Americans are being followed by them.
Seuor Mateni, the foundor of the so- '
called Filipino government, who was (
captured by the Americans last Decern- f
her and lodged in jail in Manila, has 1
been liberated. At he had always per
sisteutly refused to take the oath of al
legiance to the United States goveiii'-, ,
meat he had maintained his reputation , ' '
among the Filipinos as a resolute pat-,
riot. They now believe that he hai
reached a private understanding with ,
the American authorities which bai ,
secured his lelease, and consequently ,
he has lost some ,of his popularity, al
though he is still considered the leader '
of the dormant revolutionary element. '
This week the ooiumision will begin t
the work of revisiug the tariff, making
use of tho results on the Investigation . ,
of the army board lu this direction. '. '
It is the intention of the commission ;
to give American trade a better chance
than it has heretofore enjoyed owing
to the high duties. ' " ' '
The transports Sumner and Venm
have sailed for the Island of Marin- ,
duque, off tho west coast of Luzon, car
rying two battalions. The former hi.3
already arrived there. The transport
Logan will reinforce the Tweut-uiuth
United States iufautry now in Marin-. "
GALVESTON NEEDS MORE.
People Itequlr Material to Hall. I Them
selves Houses. ,
Galveston, Texas, Oct". 10. Misi
Clara llartou, president of the Nation- '
al Red Cross Society, today issued a
statement to the manufacturers aud ,
business men of tho country in which
she appeals to them for aid in the way
of material to be used in the building
of homes for those who lost their all
in the recent storm, It Is addresaod
"To the manufacturers and dealers in -:
lumber, hardware, builder's materials '
and household goods and to' the busi
ness men in general of the United .
States," and says:
"We believe it is reliably stated that
there is not one house in the area of '
the storm undamaged by it. A large '
proportion of those porons formerly
occtipiyitg them are strictly entirely
without homes or even shelter, save
such as persons nearly as destitute as ,
themsolves can offer them temporarily
to their own great inoonvelenca and
"The number of this homeless class
is estimated at 8,000 or more. Winter '
is less than two months away. Al
though a mild climate, still snow and
ice are known here. If touts, would
protect, which they will not, the sand
would not hold them d nwu. Some
substantial shelter must be had at
once for these people.
"The havoc wrought bv the storm in
Galveston at once was much larger in
loss of life and property than at Johns
town, but the donatious in money so
far have aggregated one-third less Jor
both the city and. mainland' than was
given at Johnstown, .
"While the bountiful outpouring of
the people's generosity has enabled the '
general relief committee and the lied
(Jioss to feed the hungry, clothe tho
naked and render the streets of Galves
ton partially passable, nothing has as
yet been done toward reinstating the
impoverished survivors in houses where
they can escape disease aud enjoy a
slight measure of the comforts of
which the storm deprived them.
"It is for the purpose of awakening
the sympathies of the American people
aud further appealing to their bounti
ful instincts to rescue these sufferers
from the hardships still confroutiug
them that the foregoing statements,
have been put forth."
No Tixee of CupUvet.
Manila, Cot. 10. Tho report ol th
capture of about 60 men of the Twenty
ninth United States infantry on Marin
duque island is confirmed through com:
munica ions to Mac Arthur and Kempff,
from Mnriii(1uc;ue island, but details are
lacking. The Yorktown'f relief col
umn landed at Torrijos, on the Mariui
dnqurcoastr and marched to Santa
Cruz, which was the proposed route ol
the captured party, without encoun ers
ing the enemy or learning anything
definite regarding the captives, except
that they had entirely disappeared. It
is possible that the rebels have convey
ed the captives to Luzon.
Assam Tea Crop In Danger.
Calcutta, Oct. 10. An unprecedent-
' ed drought is prevailing in the district
regard to the tea aud other crops.
Philadelphia Sent Over l 00,000.
Philadelphia. Oct. 10. The cash
contributions made by the citizens of
; cjty to the relief fund of the Texas
6 sufferers now exceeds $100,000.
This is exclusive of numerous train
ioa(ig 0( provisions, clothing, drugs and
other atrioles sent.
Fuddler' Strike Over.
: Reading, Pa., Oct. 10. The Reading
, . - " . , , -
-Company puddlers have accepted $3
i seduction from $1, oad all nulls
'. resumed todav after a brief strike.
- i 111 uuuw r -
Italy uses only 22 ounce.