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"IT'S A COLD DAY WHEN WE GET LEFT."
HOOD EIVEE, OREGON, TnUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 1903.
HOOD RIVER GLACIER
Published every Thursday.
8. F. BLVTHB A SON, Publisher.
Terms of subscription fl.60 a year when paid
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF HAILS.
The poatoftloe open dally between g a. ra.
i d 8 p. m. i Sunday rom 12 to 1 o'clock. Malls
f r the East close at 11 :30 a. m. ana 9pm; for
the West at 7:10 a. m. and 1:44) p. hi. MatlleaTes
For Mi. Hood, dally at 12:90 p. m.; arrives,
10 Hi a. m
for Cbeaoweth, Wash., at 8:30 a. m. Tues
days, ThuraaayaaDd Saturdays; arrives same
4)'s at 7 p. m.
For Under od, Wash., at 1:90 a. to Tues
days, Thursday! and Saturdays; arrives same
days at V p. in.
For White Salmon, Wash., dally at 2:46 p, m.;
arrives at 11 a. m.
- WHITE SALMON. .
For Hood River dally at a. m.; arrivea at
For Hmura, Trout Lake and fiules, Wash.,
aawy at itn a. m. ; arrives ai a m.
For Oienwood, tilliner and Fulda, Wash.,
dally at i:3o a m.; arrives at o p. ni.
For fine flat and Hnnwdcn, Wash., at 11:90
a. in. Tuesdays and .baturdays; arrives same
days, 10:Sua. m.
For Bin en, Wash., daily at 4:45 p. m.; ar
rives at 8:45 a. in.
101"RT HOOD RIVER No. 42, FORESTERS OF
j AMERICA Meets second and Fourth Mon
days in each month in K. of 1'. hall.
H. J. Frederic, C. R.
S. F. Focts, Financial Secretary.
OAK GROVE COUNCIL No. 142, ORDER OF
I'ENDO. Meets the Hecond and Fourth
Fridays of the month. Visitors cordiallv wel
comed. F. IT. Kkohiiis, Counsellor.
Mine Nsixii Clark, Secretary.
0RIEROFwTsHINQTON. Hood River
Union No. 142, meets in Odd Fellows' hall
second and fourth Saturdays in each month,
7 :3U o'clock. C. L. Corns, President.
. E. IUnni, Secretary.
IAUREL REBEKAH DEOREE LODGE, No.
i 87, 1. O. O. F.-Meeis itrst and third Fri
days in each month.
Mim Edith Moors, N. O.
L. E. Morse, Secretary.
SANDY POST, No. 16, G. A. R -Meets at A.
O. U. W. Hall second and fourth Salurdars
each month at i o'clock p. m. All U. A. K.
members Invited to meet with us.
W. H. Perry, Commander.
T. J. Cukning, Adjutant. -
ANBV W. R. C, No. 16 Meets second and
fourth Saturdays of each month In A. O, U.
W. hall at 2 p. m. Mrs. Fannie Bailey, Pres.
Mhk. T. J. Canning, Secretary.
1TOOD RIVER LODGE No. 105, A. F, and A
Jl M. Meets Saturday evening on or before
tat-a full moon. Wm. M. Vates, W. M.
C. D. Thompson, Secretary.
OOD RIVER CHAPTER, No. 27, R. A. M
Meets intra rriaay mini oi each month.
u. a. vAfriftaa, n. r,
A. 8. Blowers, Secretary.
u'lu m , nit tun. . uv.,., v.. n.
Jl Meets second and fourth Tuesday ever
lngs of each month. Visitors cordially wel
eomed. Mrs. May Yates, W. H.
Mrs. Mast B. Davidson, Secretary,
OOD RIVER CHAPTER, No. 25, O. R. 8.-
0LETA ASSEMBLY No. ICS. United Artisans,
Meets drat and third Wednesdays, work;
second and fourth Wednesdays social: Arti
sans hall. F. C. Bsosius, M. A.
F. B. Barnis, Secretary.
1 XTAUCOMA LODGE, No. SO, K. of P.-Meti
IT In k. of r. hall every Tuesday night.
F. L. Davidson, C. C,
Dr. C. H. Jenkins, K. f R. fc a.
RIVERSIDE LODGE. No. 611, A. O. U. W.
Meets nm and third Saturdavs or eaoh
month. F. B. Barnes, W. M.
X. R. Bradley, Financier.
Chester Shots, Recorder.
IDLE WILDE LODGE, No. 107, I. O O. F
Meets in Fraternal hall every Thursday
night. Geo. W. Thompson, N. G.
J. L. Henderson, Secretary.
OOD RIVER TENT, No. It, K. O. T. M.,
meets at A. O. U. W. hall on the first and
third Fridays of each month.
Walter Gerrins, Commander.
O. E. Williams, Secretary.
KIVERSIDE LODGE NO. 40, DEGREE OP
HONOR, A. O. U. W. Meets first and
third Saturdays at! P. M.
Kate M. Frederick, Col H.
Miss Annie Smith, Recorder.
HOOD RIVER CAMP, No. 7,702, M. W. A.,
meets in Odd Fellows' Hall the first and
third W ednesdavs of each month.
J. R. Rses, V. C.
C. U. Darin, Clerk.
FiDEN ENCAMPMENT No. 4, I. O. O. F.
i Regular meeting second and fourth Mon
days of each month. W. O. Asm, C. P.
Y. L. Henderson, Scribe.
1 II. JENKINS, D. M. D.
Specialist on Crown and Bridge Work.
Telephones: Office. 281; residence, 94.
Office in Langilla bid. Hood River, Oregon.
JJR. X. T. CARNS,
-Cold erowns and bridge wert and all kinds el
HOOD RIVER OREGON
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Successor to Dr. M. T. Bhaw.
Calls promptly answered in town or eeautry,
Dav or Night.
Telephones: Residence, II; Office, II
Ottos ever Everhart's Grocery.
J T. WATT, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon.
Telephones: Office, Ml; residence, 21
SURGEON O. R. N. CO.
JOHN LELAND HENDERSON
ATTORNEY-AT LAW. ABSTRACTER, NO.
TAHY PUBLIC and REAL,
For 21 years a reeldent of Oregon and Wash-
tnstpa. Has bad many years eiperieace la
teal Estate matters, as abstractor, searcher el
titles and agent. Hailafactioa guaranteed er
p REDERICK ARNOLD
CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS.
Estimate famished for all kinds of
work. Repairing; a specialty. All kinds
of shop work. Shop on Bute Street,
between First and Second.
Abstracts Furnished. Money Loaned.
Hood River, Oregon.
p C. BROSIUS, M. D.
" PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
'Phone Central, or 121.
Office Boars: 10 to 11 A. M.J J te I
and 6 to 7 P. M.
gUTLER A CO.,
Do a general banking business.
B00D RIVER. 0BEG0JT.
EVENTS OF THE DAY
GATHERED FROM ALL PARTS OP THE
Comprehensive Review of the Import
ant Happening! of toe Past Week,
Presented la Condensed Form, Most
Likely to Prove Interesting to Our
fk disastrous hurricane swept the is
land of Martinique.
Oii will be used in the Oregon City
paper mills for fuel instead of wood.
The entire North Atlantic squadron
will go to Oyster Bay to be reviewed by
the creeluent. .... - .. ,tm.-
A large amount of counterfeit token
money baa been made in Portland and
is Deing passed in California.
The National building trades council
has endorsed William R. Hearst as its
choice for United States president.
The British immigration commis
sioner furors the passage of laws similar
to those in force in the Uni ed States
Eighty-four bodies of victims in the
Paris train wreck have been recovered
and the death list is expected to reach
Macedoninas deny the stories of
atrocities and hold that Turkey is
spreading them to poison the mind of
A Portland firm has been awarded
the contract of reconstructing the Port
land postoffice. The work is to be fin'
ished in Vl months.
The interstate commerce commission
has received replies from a number of
railroads to charges recently filed al
leging discrimination in rates. They
one and all admit the excessive charges
and ask the commission what it is go
ing to do about it.
General Miles declares for small
armies tor all nations.
Supporters of the Irish land bill be
lieve iti passage is now assured.
The fibishing touches are being put
on Shamrock III prior to the big races.
Thirty-three more bodies have been
taken from the Joanna, Wyoming
The Casino gambling bouse, one of
the most notorious in France, has been
destroyed by fire.
The international typographical un
ion has commenced its 49th annual ses
sion at Waahintgon.
Penny postage rates between Great
Britain and the United States are
A Kansas woman lost a bustle cn a
train containing $7,500. Railroad de
tectives found it for ber.
The Canadian Paciflo railroad has
declared a dividend of 2'a per cent for
the six months juBt ended.
The textile workers of Philadelphia
have given up their strike. Over 10,
000 have returned to work.
Grain field fires near Bakersfield,
Cal., have destroyed thousands of
acres of wheat and pasture.
Three thousand men have gone on a
strike at Cripple Creek, Colo., in order
to stop shipments to smelters refusing
to grant 8-hour days.
The insurrectionary movement in
Macedonia is spreading.
Cruelty of nobles to their American
wives will force many to ask lor di
vorces. Chinese ol New York have pe
titioned Secretary Hay to sate the re
formers. Senator Morgan says, Foraker and
not Roosevelt, will be the republican
nominee for president.
Safe crackers blew open a safe with
in two blocks of the police station at
Portland and secured f 150.
The pope gave his blessing to the
world from inside and not from the
balcony as was hoped by many.
Captain Charles J. Barclay, of the
Pnzet sound navv rard. is now ranking
officer on the list of navy captains.
A Hattiesburg, Miss., mob chiseled
into the jail, secured the negro who
shot a jailer, and then hanged him.
President Roosevelt and Secretary
Root did not eulogise Miles because
tbey felt that he was not deserving of
A tornado swept the mining district
of Pittsburg, Kan., killing four,
wounding 60 and doing great damage
Lieutenant General Miles has re
Roosevelt is in favor cf a more elas
Bulgaria will be neutral in the Mace
Fire at Barcelona, Spain, rendered
3,000 families homeless and destitute.
Mere Russians have been killed by
troops in labor troubles.
Mayor Tom L. Johnson, of Cleve
land, Ohio, will be a candidate for gov
Foreign consul will not allow the
delivery of reformers to China for ex
Cape Colony will not be represented
at the 1904 fair as was originally the
An insane man baa been killed by
officers by mistake in searching for the
TO QUIT CABINET.
Secretary Root Will Resign Before (lo
in; to England.
Washington, Aug. 13. For several
months past there have been rumors
afloat that Secretary Root is to retire
from the cabinet, and it is now known
definitely that hia resignation will be
tendered before he leaves for Europe to
serve on the Alassan boundary com
mission. It is understood that the
matter of bis successor has been dis
cussed, and while nothing official can
be obtained, it is believed it will be
tendered to Governor Taft.
While Secretary Root is in London,
he will remain in communication with
the war department, and matters per
taining to general staff and other im
portant affairs will be referred to him
If -the sittiugB of the Alaska commis
sion extend beyond December 1, it is
prooable that the secretary's resigns'
tion will he accepted, and his succes
sor appointed at that time.
The president is very loath to part
with Root, for he is one of the most
valuable members of the cabinet
ine secretary has been anxious to go
for some time, but he has desired to
put his general staff law into operation
before he retired. He also wanted the
Philippine insular government on a
firm footing before be relinquished con
troi over the islands.
Secretary Root was called to the cab
inet by President McKinley, who in
sisted upon having a lawyer of known
aoility to handle the problems growing
out ol the Spanish war. Root sacri-
Seed a law practice of more than f 100,-
000 a year in order to accept a place in
the cabinet, and did so largely through
patriotic motives, and also because he
felt he was summoned as a lawyer to
perform a great government service.
CASHIER ROBS BANK.
Flees After Losing $75,000 Qambllng
Clrcleville, O., Aug. 13. John K
Brown, cashier of the Union bank at
New Holland, O., is missing, and it
said there is a shortage of nearly $76,
000 in hi i accounts. The bank vaults
were not opened at the usual hour this
morning as Brown had the combina
tion. An expeit from Canton, O.,
opened the safe thin evening in the
presence of the directors, and only $458
in coin was found.
The books show deposits of $150,000
one week ago, and also show $99,000
in loans. cashier Brown's shortage
will probably be in the neighborhood
of $75,000. The shortage, so far, foots
up $50,542, and an examination of the
books may show heavier losses.
The bank is an incorporated concern,
which, under the Ohio laws, makes
each stockholder liable for double the
amount of his shares up to the amount
of any shortage that may occur.
The Union bank was established 13
years ago, and bas had a prosperous ex
istence. .Brown has been cashier since
its existence. The bank has been pay
ing regular dividends since its opening.
It is said Brown has been speculating
in the grain market with bucket shops
POPE'S HEART WEAK.
Doctors Will Insist on His Suspension of
Rome, Aug. 13. Pope Pius, who
fainted while celebrating mass this
morning, is suffering from heart weak
ness, agrgavated by fatigue. Although
he was much better this afternoon, Dr.
Lapponi, who visited him again,
thought it more prudent for his holi
ness not leave his apartment, and not
to go into the garden of the Vatican, as
he desired. The doctor further insist
ed upon a suspension of audiences.
The pontiff seems more docile to the
doctor's wishes than his predecessor,
although he insisted on transacting
some current business.
' r. Davenozia, speaking about the
"If tbey wish our Pius not to suc
cumb, the Vatican authorities must
change their system. They must not
oblige him to follow the habits of Pope
Leo. The present pontiff needs es
pecially plenty of fresh air. He must
not be shut up in a box in a vitiated
Strikers Rule With High Hand.
London, Aug. 13. Firms here have
received mail advices from Kleff,' Rus
sia, dated last Saturday, which says
that the strikers have completely par
alyzed business, and will not allow
fimshei. machinery to be delivered
from manufactories. The men turned
girls ont of dressmaking and other
workshops under threat of death. The
streets are full of soldiers, according to
these advices, and shooting occurs
daily. The price of bread has risen
150 per cent and is still going up. The
troops are working the water works.
Russia Oalns Point la Cores.
London, Aug. 13. The Times corre
spondent states that Cores has granted
the Russian lumber company a 20-year
lease cf 350 acres at Tonghampo, with
the right to purchase, at reasonable
prices, all the timber floated down the
Yaln by Japanese subjects, thereby con
ferring a practical monopolv of the
lumber in the Yalu valley. Thus Rus
sia, while opposing the opening of
Wiju. herself secures free access to the
Fifty Prisoners Mutiny.
Carthaire, Mo., Aug. 13. Fifty pris
oners in the county jail mutinied at
midnight and made a demand for better
f 3od. The fire department was called
ont and turned a stream of water on the
prisoners, who, after tnrning out the
lights in the corridor, hurled empty
bottles at the firemen and jail officials.
The prisonerswere finally subdued.
HAPPENINGS HERE IN OREGON
Bid PROFITS IN FARniNO.
Willamette Valley Ranchers Will Do
Well This Year.
Willamette vauey larmers are re
joicing over the prospect for good
profits In almost every thing they
have to sell this year. Not only are
prices good, nut yields are large and
as a consequence there will be more
money in the valley this year than
there has been for more than a de
Wheat at Salem is quoted at 70
cents, with the mills paying a 2-cent
premium. In ordinary years all above
50 cents would be tlear profit, but be
cause of the high wagos paid to farm
help this season it will take from 52
to 65 cents to pay the cost of produc
tion. The average yield, so far as
can be learned, will be about 20 bush
els to the acre or more. This means
a clear profit of from $3 to $3.50 an
acre on wheat, after allowing for all
labor and expenses. Oats have turn
ed out better in proportion than
wheat, and the large yield, with
price of about 25 cents per bushel,
will leave a good profit on that crop.
The season has been very favorable
for hay, and yields have been good
The prices quoted at present are from
$7 to $8 a ton in the local market for
loose hay. Farmers say that about
half of this price Is profit. Yields run
from two to three tons per acre, mak
lng this crop a better paying one than
Hops promise a price ranging from
15 cents upward, and it Is generally
figured that all above 8 cents is profit,
though growers who hire all their
work done and give their yards a good
spraying say that the cost of produc
tion is 10 cents a pound. At any
rate, there seems to be an excellent
profit this year.
The prune crop is large, and though
the domestic market has not opened,
has been making sales at Its own
price, a 2-cent basis, which price
leaves the grower a "better than fair"
All throueh the year dairy products
have brought an extraordinary price
and even country butter has round a
ready market at paying figures.
Woolgrowers sold their fleeces this
year at a high price, and sheep have
been in demand all through the year.
CATTLEMEN REFUSE TO SELL.
Despite Scarcity of Feed They Hold for
Never In the history of the country
around Dale has the cattle market
been as unsettled as it is at the pres
ent time. Prices offered by export
buyers are extremely low, and the
cattle- raisers are refusing to sell.
Crowding on top of this, there is a
scarcity of hay as compared with last
year, and prices are running moun
tain high. Hay Is selling In the field
at $10 per ton, which is $4 higher
than it was last fall. Cattle-raisers
who have not a sufficient supply are
trying to contract for all they can se
cure, but the farmer will not sell.
Again there are more cattle on the
range this year than last, without suf
ficient feed for them. Notwithstand
ing the discouraging state of affairs
whleh confront the cattleman, he is
willing to wait for further develop
ments. The export cattle-buyers who have
been in the country have had to go to
other parts because they could not se
cure the cattle here. The buyers
give Portland quotations here at $2.70
per hundred for cows and $3.35 for
steers. The average is $3.75, and
even better prices than that were re
ceived last year. If both the buyer
and the seller'contlnue to hold out, it
is believed that there will be .a num
ber of forced sales on the part of the
stockmen, and that they will sell at
a loss to themselves.
No Orais to Fight Over.
There Is no range war in the Upper
Deschutes valley. On the contrary,
there is the peace of desolation. The
range was overstocked and eaten out
and no grass worth .making war ever
remains. Where neat cattle and
horses once throve by the thousands
there is now none too much feed for
few hundreds. Twenty years ago
there was no finer grazing region in
the United States. Men who now ride
all day In a cloud of dust tell of the
time when the grass was up to their
knees as they bestrode their horses,
and cattle fairly wallowed in the feed
that covered the 30 miles of present
desert between Bend and Prineville.
Cowlitz Navlgstion Obstructed.
During the recent freshets a sand
bar formed at the mouth of the Cow
lits river which greatly hindered the
operation of the plant belonging to
the Columbia & Cowlitz River Boom
Company. A dredge will shortly take
the work of clearing the channel in
hand, after which the company will
put in two new piers and rearrange
the sheer boom. When finished this
boom will be one of the best on the
Columbia river and will be of great
assistance to the loggers
To Have Brand New School House.
Canyon City is to have a new and
up-to-date school building that will be
credit to the town. The school au
thorities are advertising for bids for
Its construction. The building will
be two stories high and will have four
class and recitation rooms. Its cost
will be about $3000.
President Smith Inspecting Farms.
E. L. Smith, of Hood River, presi
dent of the State Board of Horticul
ture, Is in Coos county on a tour of
Insoection. While there Mr. Smith
will visit most of the principal farms
in the county.
Plaalnc Mill Burned at Haines.
The Haines Lumber Company's
planing mill, at Haines, was burned
last week. The loss is $5000. The
plant was owned by James Mitchell,
of Baker City, who carried no insurance.
MAY BG FOREST RESERVE.
Commissioner Richards OJvss Reasons
for Withholding Large Tract.
Register Dresser, of the Oregon
City land office, bas received from
Commissioner W. A. Richards, of the
United States land office, a letter re
lative to the telegram of recent date
withdrawing certain public lanes in
that district from settlement. The
letter directs the withdrawal, tern
porarlly, of all vacant unappropriated
lands In townships 5 to 13 south, both
Inclusive, range 4 east, from settle
ment, entrjr. sale, or, .other... jl UnoaaJ.
under the public land laws, pending
tne determination as to the advis
ability of including said area within
the Cascade range forest reserve.
Regarding the rights of settlers
who have already located on lands In
eluded in the specified area, Commis
sioner Richards says:
"Neither this temporary withdraw
al, nor the permanent reserve of the
lands which may follow, will affect
any bona fide settlement or claim
properly initiated upon the lands
prior to the date hereof, provided
that the settler or claimants continue
to comply with the law under which
their settlement or claims were Ini
tiated, and place their claims duly on
record within the prescribed stat
utory period. The withdrawal oper
ates to defeat all settlement claims or
other claims initiated subsequent to
this date, regardless of the date upon
which you receive the telegram."
DAILY ATTENDANCE SMALLER.
Though Oregon's School Population Has
Superintendent bf Public Instruc
tion X H. Ackerman has just finished
compiling the annual school statis
tics as gathered from the reports re
cently filed in his office by the sever
al county superintendents. As the re
ports for last year covered a period
of 16 months, there is no basis for
comparisons except in a few partic
ulars. The school census for the year end
ing in June, 1903, shows that there
are in the state 143,757 persons be
tween the ages of 4 and 20 years. At
the same time last year the 'school
population was 138,466, no that an in
crease of 6291 is shown.
The average daily attendance in all
the public schools of the state during
the preceding year has been 64,219,
while for the preceding year it was
66,779, or a decrease of 2560. A de
crease m the average daily .attend
ance at the same time that there is
an increase In the school population
probably due to the scarcity of
labor and the high wages, which, to
gether, take many of the older boys
out of school during the greater part
of the year.
Protest Against Withdrawals.
A special meeting of the Roseburg
board of trade and citizens generally
has been called to protest against the
withdrawal of any more public lands
from entry In that portion of the
state. Other commercial bodies in
the western part of Oregon will be
invited to co-operate in protesting to
the officials in Washington, D. C, and
to our senators and representatives
in congress against the further ex
tension of our already immense for
est reserves. Such recently proposed
extensions will work serious hard
ships on many bona fide settlers now
located on some of these lands,
To Clear Coos Bay Channel,
Replying to an earnest request
submitted by Congressman Hermann,
based upon a petition of the Coos
Bay chamber of commerce, Secretary
of War Root wires that he has appor
tloned $10,000 as an emergency aid
for removing the recent shoal forma
tion in the Coos ba yentrance chan
nel, which delays deep-draft vessels.
As the shoal Is constantly enlarging,
commerce there would have material
ly suffered had it been necessary to
await congressional action.
rWheat-WaJIa Walla, 7878c; blue-
stem, 7881c; valley. 7980c.
Flour Valley, $3.603.85 per bar
rel; hard wheat straights, $3.60(83.85;
hard wheat, patents, $4.104.60;
graham, I3.3S3.75; whole wheat,
$3.554.00: rye wheat, $4.00.
Barley Feed, $20 per ton; brewing,
$21; rolled, $2121.60.
Oats No. 1 white, $1.07)4; gray,
105 per cental. r
Millstuffs Bran, $23 per ton; mid
dlings, $27; shorts, $23; chop, $18;
linseed dairy food, $18.
Hav Timothy, old, $20 per ton;
new, $14(3 15 ;f clover, nominal; grain,
$12; cheat, nominal.
Butter Fancy creamery, 2022Kc
per pound; dairy, nominal; store, 16
Cheese Full cream, twins, 14r;
Yoang America,. 14c; factory prices,
Poultry Chickens, mixed, 11
114C per pound; spring, 16ai7ic;
bens, 12(ai2S'c; broilers, $2(93 per
dozen; turkeys, live, 10(S12c per
pound; dressed, 14(3 15c; ducks, $4(35
per dozen; geese, $5?6.50.
Eggs Oreeon ranch, 19(S0c.
Potatoes Old Burbanka, 70S 75c
per sack, growers' prices; new pota
toes. Oregon, 8 0KS1 per sack; Cali
fornia, lc per pound.
Wheat Sacks In lots of 100, 5 Vc
Beef Gross steers, $3.75(34.25;
dressed, 67Kc P' pound.
Veal Se per pound.
Motton Gross. $3; dressed, hS&
Be; lambs, gross, $3 60; dressed, 7e.
Hogs Gross, $5.5035.75; dressed,
Hops 1902 crop, 15316c perponnxl.
Tallow Prime, per pound, 435c;
No. S and grease, ttc.
Wool Valley, 17418c; Eastern
Oregon, 123 15c; mohair, S5(337c
LIBERTY VERY BRIEF.
Murderers Break Jail at Cbeysnne, Wyo,
Fkrce Struggle With Jailor.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Aug. 12. Tom
Horn, the condemned murderer of lit
tle Willie Nickell. and Jim McCloud,
in custody for postoffice robbery, es
caped from the county jail at 8:40
o'clock this morning after overpowering
Deputy Sheriff Proctor, but were recap
tured after a brief bnt exciting chase.
The ringing of fire bells brought hun
dreds ol armed citizens to the scene
and it looked for a time as though a
lynching would take place, but the es
capes were hurriedly brought back to
the jail and placed in their cells be
fore the crowds J"ould form themselves
into mob. The men did not get but
two blocks away before tbey were re
The plot which led to their escape
was well planned. Horn and McCloud
were the only prisoners confined on
the uppir floor of the jail. They oc
cupied steel cells, so arranged that
communication was ccmuaratively
easy. This morning McCloud com
plained to Deputy Proctor of being ill
and requested some medicine and a
glass of water. Uponjreturning with
the articles asked for, he discovered
that the men had left their cells,
which were not locked, and had walked
to the end of the corridor through
which they were allowed to exercise.
When Proctor opened the door to the
corridor, he was pounced upon by the
two men and securely bound with a
cord which they had secured in some
manner. Horn and McCloud demand
ed that he give them his keys and al
though Proctor had them on his person,
be replied that they were locked op fci
Proctor was then conducted to the
safe and directed to open it. The or
der was obeyed, but en opening the
safe, Proctor snatched from inside a
gun and turned on the man. They
were too quick for him, however, and
soon bore him down. In the brief
struggle Proctor fired , his revolver at
them four times, slightly wounding
The shooting attracted the attention
of Deputy Know, who hastened to the1
scene, but was met at the doorway by
McCloud, who had secured possession
of a shotgun in some manner. Snow
retreated and Horn and McCloud es
caped through rear door of the jail,
after binding the arms of Deputy Proc
tor. McCloud secured the only horse
in the sheriff's stable and mounted the
animal and started toward the west-
Horn ran in the opposite direction.
BUTTE JAIL YAWNS.
Murderers and Highwaymen Escspe Eas
ily Oet the Drop on the Jailor.
Butte, Mont., Aug. 12. Three mur
derers, two under sentence of death, a
stage robber wanted in Wyoming and
two highwaymen, escaped from the
Silver Bow county jail shortly after 6
o'clock this evening, without any diffl
culty. The men who escaped aie:
L. L. Felker, who escaped once before,
Charles Lenox and James Martin, J.
Wocds, alias Joe Rodgers. and Pat
rick Rodgers. Frank Oestroff is
wanted in Cheyenne for holding up a
stage coach. The latter and Joe Rod
gers were caught within an hour after
tbey escaped. Oectroff was armed.
Oestroff and Rodgers planned the de
livery. Oestroff complained of being
sick and a doctor was called in. When
the jailor opened the corridor, Oestroff
dropped a revolver on Jailor William
Dolan, and then took the keys from
him. Oestroff then, with the aid of
Joe Rodgres, opened the cells of the
prisoners, and the jailor was overpow
Oestroff kept Dolan at bay while the
other prisoners walked out of the jail.
One of them secured a revolver from
the jailor's office. Lenox and Martin
went out the rear way of the jail, and
the others cooly walked out the main
entrance. Oestroff was ran down oy
horseman, and was completely ex
hausted when caught.
Senators on a Sandbsr.
Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 12. When
the steamship St. Paul left Nome 10
days ago, United States Senators Nel
son, of Minnesota; Patterson, of Colo
rado, and Dillingham, of Vermont,
were stuck on a sandbar in the Yukon
river, 200 miles above Nulato. There
senators compose part of the senatorial
committee appointed to investigate
Alaskan affairs. After visiting Skag
way and Junea, they went to Dawson
and inspected Klondike mines. Tbey
started for the mining camps on the
Lower Yukon on the Bteamer Van Vleet.
Broad Hint to Powers.
London, Aug. 12. The Times prints
a dispatch from Shanghai, which says
that the anniversary of the capture of
Niu Chwang was celebrated, and that
M. Grossee, the Russian administrator,
issued formal invitations for the inaug
uration of the Russian civil administra
tion building, and that this was inter
preted as equivalent to the declaration
to the representatives of the other pow
ers that they could not claim s footing
of equality or rights in this port.
Meteor's Blaze of Light.
Chickasha, I. T., Aug. lx. During
a heavy thunder storm last night, a
meteor fell here with a blaze of light
and a shower of sparks that lit up the
country for miles around. The aerol
ite struck the earth in the back yard
of Mrs. Sarah Sibley. Mrs. Sibley
waa severely stunned. A terrific ex
plosion occurred as the meteor strnck
and incandescent fragments Sew in all
directions. The telephone system was
NINETY ARE LOST
TRAIN WRECK IN PARIS TUNNEL
CAUSES A GREAT PANIC.
Officials Lose Their Wits and Allow Pas
sengers to Die In Flames Firemen
tnsble for Hours to Reach tne Vic
tims, tntn They Finally Succeed in
Flooding Burning Mass.
Paris, Aug. 12. An awfui catastro
phe occurred last evening on the Met
ropolitan electric railway, which runs
mostly underground, in which 90 per
sons are believed to have lest their
lives. Eighty-twociBs.have been
recovered and the search continues.
One of the trains broke down at Menil
montant, which is a poor and populous
section of the city. This train was
promptly emptied, and the train which
followed was ordered to push it to the
repairing sheds. On the way thtse two
trains caught fire, but the employes
succeeded in escaping. Meanwhile a
crowded train reached Les Charonnes,
the preceding station, and the officials
seeing smoke pouring out of the tun
nel, gave the alarm. A panic ensued,
the passengers struggling to escape.
Amid the increasing smoke many at
tempted to return along the line toward
Belleville and were suffocated. The
officials seem to have lost their heads
and are unable to say how many pas
sengers went out. The firemen for sev
eral hours wete unable to enter the sta
tion or the tunnel, owing to the dense
smoke, which poured out in black
clouds. Meanwhil" tens of thousands
of anxious people gathered about the
station. All the police and fire engines
were on the spot and the excitement
CZAR UP IN ARMS.
Says Turkey Must Punish Slayer of
Bt. Petersburg, Aug. 12. The czar
has demanded the exemplary punish
ment not only of the murderer ot the
Russian tonsul at Monastir, who waa
killed last week by a Turkish gend
arme, but of all the military and civil
officials in any way responsible for the
In reporting the occurrence to
the foreign office, the Russian consul at
Constantinople telegraphed as follows:
"The Rsusian consul at Monastir has
fallen the victim of an atrocious crime.
The grand vizier and the Turkish for
eign minister have come to me with ex
pressions of regret in the name of the
Bultan. Ferid Pasha, the grand vizier,
informed me that the assassin was a
gendarme named Halim, and that he
will be subjected to the severest pun
ishment, and the vali of Monastir will
be removed from his post."
In reply, Count Lamsdorff, the for
eign minister, telegraphed to the am
"His majesty has received a telegram
from the sultan epxreeeing his deep re
gret at the death of the Russian consul
at Monastir. When I showed the tele
gram to the emperor, his majesty gave
orders that you should not confine
yourself to receiving explanations from
the grand vizier, but should make the
most energetic demands on the Turk
ish government for full satisfaction and
immediate and exemplary punishment
both of the murderer and of all the
military and civil officials on whom re
sponsibility for the audacious crime
ROOT NOT TO RESION.
War Will Remain In the
Oyster Bay, Aug. 12. The attention
of the president tonight was directed
to a circumstantial statement, pub
lished today, that Secretary Root ex
pected soon to retire from the cabinet,
to be succeeded by Governor Taft, or
the Philippines. It can be said that
there is no denfiite foundation for the
story. The president, since the first
intimation many months ago of Secre
tary Root's possible retirement, has
hoped, and still hopes, that he will re
main in the cabinet for a long time.
He believes that the secretary will re
main through the ccming winter, and
probably a much longer time.
Want Prices Raised.
London, Aug. 12. The Daily News
this morning prints a dispatch from
Warsaw, dated last Friday, which says
that an American association, said to
contain 37,000 farmers, bas addressed
itself to the Russian ministers of fi
nance and agriculture, requesting their
assistance in raising the current prices
of agricultural produce, particularly
wheat, an saying that the association
projects a great union between the
wheat growing countries of the world
for the purpose of fixing an annual
minimum selling price.
Pope Aging Fast.
Rome, Aug. 12. Pius X had anoth
er fatiguing day, as be received all the
delegations which had come to Rome
to attend the coronation ceremonies.
The pontiff allowed all the members of
the delegation to kiss bis band, and
called by name those whom be knew.
just as he bad when he met them for
merly when lnenice. His old Vene
tian friends agree that the pope looks
ten years older than he did before his
Japanese Desire Peace.
Tokio, Japan, Aug. 12. A number
ot public men, including Prince Ron
oye, president of the bonse of peers,
and Counts Itagaki, ex-minister ol the
interior, and Kama, have formed a
non-partisan association for the pur
pose of erging the government to in
vite Russia to terminate the causes of
tbe present international complica