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Yamhill County Reporter
Hawaiian Treaty Discussed
F. H. BAKMHAHT, Publisher
New York, Jan. 26.—The Herald
OREGON i has obtained the views of some of tlie
M c M innville
governors of states on the subject of
annexation of Hawaii.
1 views follows:
Governor Leedy, of Kansas—I be-
i lieve the Hawaiian islands should be
1 annexed by the United States for these
; reasons: Within a short time a canal
4/umpi*elienHive Review of the Important i will be built across the Isthmus of
Happening« of the Punt Week Culk^d j Panama. This canal should be con-
From the Telegraphic Columns j trolled by the United States.
A grain elevator was destroyed by | nation having possession of these
fire in East St. Louis, entailing a loss | islands will command the road to that
i canal anil will also possess the key to
the Pacific ocean from a mercantile
Judge Lewis E. McComas has been
j standpoint. My belief is that if wo
been elected United States senator to
allow Hawaii to slip out of our fingers
succeed A. F. Gorman, of Maryland.
now, within 50 years our necessities
The reorganized Union Pacific rail will compel us to fight to get posses-
road hail to pay $20,402.50 fees to in sion of the islands, and therefore it
corporate under the laws of Colorado. seems to me to be good policy to get
The U. 8. battle-ship Maine has ar them while we can do so in peace.
rived at Havana.
Visits were ex
Governor Adams, of Colorado—
changed between Commodore Sigsbee While not enthusiastic, I believe the
future commercial welfare of the
and Spanish officials.
President Eaton, of Beloit college, United States would justify the annexa-
will inspect the work of the board of tion of the islands. But a hundred
American foreign missions in China, fold more important movement would
be the building of the Nicaragua canal,
The observations of the eclipse in as a guaranty of future power and em-
British India were successful, condi pire. We need both, but lirst of all,
tions being most favoiable.
Many the canal.
Governor Holcomb, of
valuable photographs were secured.
am opposed to Hawaiian
William Hepburn, an alleged count For a century it has been
erfeiter, has been arrested in a lonely fined policy of this country to avoid a
cabin in Placer county, Cal., ami all line of action tending to entanglements
the paraphernalia for counterfeiting with foreign powers.
Was found in his possession.
would be used as a pretext to appeal to
Russia will demand the immediate the spirit of militarism of the people
payment by Turkey of the £'28,000.000 of our country.
war indemnity yet due, as a means of
Governor Stevens, of Missouri—I am
making the sultan more docile in the opposed to the annexation of the Ha
treatment of the Cretan question.
waiian islands, but cannot explain my
The National Stockgrowers’ conven position satisfactorily in an interview.
Governor Tanner, of Illinois, refused
tion is in session in Denver, Colo.
About 1,000 delegates, representing 21 to express an opinion on the matter.
Governor Clough, of Minnesota—Ha
states and territories of the West,
Northwest ami Southwest are present. waii is a case of gobble or see it gob
On Friday a gale sprung up on I’ut- bled. If we don’t take the Sandwich
in-Bay, Lake Erie, and the ice com islands the British will. Uncle Sam
menced to break up. Two hundred sees a pearl glistening at his feet, and
fishermen occupying shacks built on he has not the astuteness I ascribe to
the ice, were in imminent peril, but him if he does not pick it up.
Governor Bushnell, of Ohio—The
made shore in safety, assisted by res
cuers, who put off in boats and battled United States should approve the an
nexation of Hawaii. I believe I voice
with the ice floes.
the sentiment of 75 per cent of the peo
The body of L. Dickerson was found
ple of Ohio. It would then be a naval
in the-ruins of a building destroyed by
stronghold, a commercial benefit and
fire at Spencer, Ind.
worth ten-fold the price asked tor it.
1 John C. Beresford, a cadet of the
Governor Lee, of South Dakota—
noble family of that name is engaged The first duty of this country is to Cu
to marry Miss Emily, the third daugh ba, to stop the butchery in that island
ter of Adrian Iselin, of New York.
at any cost. After that, if Hawaii is
British ship Samonea, while being of any strategic value to this country
towed in Liverpool harbor, ran into and its citizens are desirous of annex
the ship Wendura, lying at anchor, ation, it would probably be good policy
and both vessels were seriously injured. to take the islands in.
Collis P. Huntington, in an affidavit
DEBATE WAS BITTER.
filed in a suit brought against him,
makes oath that he has no intention
of removing his residence from New Teller Resolution the Subject Before
York to San Francisco.
Washington, Jan. 27.—Today’s ses
Western roads have agreed to make
the same reduced rates to the Mardi sion of the senate was characterized by
Gras in New Orleans as last year. a heated, almost acrimonious discus
Tickets will be sold February 14 to 20, sion of the financial question. For
and will have a final return limit of nearly two hours the Teller resolution
was tinder consideration, the principal
A Mafia murder was revealed at New speeches being made by'Allison, Berry
Orleans by the finding of a trunk in and Hoar. The sharpest colloquy was
the often street in the rear of the city at times indulged in between the ad
hall, which contained the body of an vocates and opponents of the resolution,
Italian, with the head almost cut from the debate often approaching bitterness.
The feature of the discussion was a
Four members of the crew of tho speech by Teller, author of the resolu
tion, his statement calling out a sug
schooner Viking were taken in charge
gestion from Hoar that he (Teller) have
by the Boston police on the vessel’s ar
the speech stricken from the record.
rival, charged withattempting mutiny.
In response to an inquiry by Spooner,
They had threatened the captain’s life
Vest admitted that he thought the sys
and were placed in irons.
tem of coining inferred to in the resolu
It is said by those in a position to tion meant the free and unlimited
know that there is not a map of Cuba coinage of silver, that admission appar
in the war department that would give ently giving satisfaction to the oppo
any guidance to an army which should nents of the measure.
land on that shore. There has not
Under the parliamentary fiction of
been a military officer connected with
the government in Cuba since tho dis discussing the Indian appropriation bill,
turbance there began.
the house devoted almost the entire day
Reciprocity negotiations continue to to a political debate, in which the main
proceed in a manner satisfactory to question was whether prosperity had
Washington officials, but there is no come to the country as a result of the
present prospect that tho treaties or advent of the present administration.
• agreements will be ooneluded in the As speeches wore limited to five min
near future. The negotiations with utes. many members participate!, and
Peru are farthest along, and those partisan spirit kept the interest keyed
reached a point where the draft of a up to a high pitoh.
which usually characterizes such de
treaty has been made.
bates was almost entirely absent, ami
Anti-Jewish riots have been renewed although good natured, some hard
Tho mob invaded tho knocks were given and
Jewish quarter ami pillaged the shops Smith, the delegate from Arizona,
in the Rue de Babazum, driving tlie made an attack on the system of edu
Jewish merchants out into the streets. cating the Indians, and Walker moved
A squadron of chasseurs was ordered to to strike out the appropriation for the
«he scene and charged at the mob with Carlisle school. No vote was taken on
drawn swords, but tho mob reformed the motion to strike out.
further on, cheering for the army. Re
BURNED TO DEATH
volvers and daggers were freely used.
One man who was stabbed in tho back
and shot in the head died, and many Eate of an
Woman In Colton.
were seriously wounded.
Spokane, Wash., Jan. 27.—A Col
Acting Secretary Spaulding has de
cided in a ease presented by the Cana ton special to the Spokesman Review
Mrs. M. J. Richardson was
dian Pacific Navigation Company, that says:
the transportation of American freight burned to death here. She lived with
from Beattie or other American fairts her daughter. When tlie latter re
consigned for Alaskan ports, Victoria turned from a visit to a neighbor, she
or Nanaimo, and at these ports trans found her mother's charred and black
ferred to British vessels, is a violation ened remains on the floor. Mrs. Rich
of our coasting laws and subjects the ardson was over 70 years old, and fee
merchandise to forfeiture. The de ble. She was addicted to the use of
cision is a strong measure for the pro tobacco, and it is supposed that while
tection of the American coasting trade lighting her pipe her clothing became
to Alaska in which there have been in ignited. Mrs. Richardson left a fam
British corporations ily of seven grown children, three
daughters and four sons, all of whom
hope to break into.
C. E. Maher, of Grand Island, Neb., were married, and most of whom live
surrendered to the Sacramento police, in and near Colton. She also had rel
confessing that he had embezzled atives at Milton, Or.,who were notified
money belonging to Armour A- Co., by telegraph last night of the accident.
which he had collected while traveling
Paris. Jan. 26.—A duel with swords
as salesman for the company.
was fought this morning lietween two
A St. Louis dispatch says: A gale of news|>aper men. M. Verwart and Pierre
wind that reached the highest velocity LeFevre. The former was wounded in
of any ex|>erienced here since the tor the arm. The dispute arose over the
nado of May 27, 1896, prevailed Dreyfus affair.
Wednesday. Its highest velocity was
John Rolegap has renounced his in*
66 miles an hour, and up to noon two
deaths, one fatal injury and several tention to retire from the turf and will
I continue to race this season.
minor casualties had been reported.
Rev. Dr. C. Brown’s Final
Play to the Galleries.
Tile Saintly Sinner Acknowledges Ilin
Guilt, ExpreMHes Contrition ami Then
Quits tlie Church.
San Francisco, Jan. 27.—Rev. C. O.
Brown, now of Chicago, has confessed
to the Bay conference of the Congrega
tional church that a portion of the
charges connecting his name with that
of Mattie Overman are true.
peared before the conference very unex
pectedly, expressed the deepest contri
tion for his backsliding, resigned him
self to fate, was chastened and dropped
out of the Congregational ministry,
shook hands with the chasteners and
ended by declaring that he was glad of
The opening of the conference which
was to consider the Brown case was de
layed until nearly 3 o’clock on account
of the jubilee procession, and the main
issue was further postponed by some
This was not done,
however, with the slightest idea that
Dr. Brown would appear, and it was a
surprise when he entered and was intro
duced by his namesake, Rev. C. O.
Brown, of Oakland, at whose house he
has been staying since his arrival on
Dr. Brown smiled, shook bands with
a friend, and, coollyremoving his over
coat, proceeded to read a long statement
which declared with elaboration and
supplication that “a small part of the
accusations against him were true,”
stopping several times during the re-
cital to recover a studied calm < de-
The confession was referred to a
committee which unanimously decided
that he he dropped from tlie roll of
Congregational ministers, and ’this
recommendation was adopted by the
conference. In his confession he says:
“A small part of the accusations
against me were true.
For any wrong
which I had done, I had sought forgive
ness both of God and man, I had
turned utterly and with abhorrence
from it long before I was publicly ao-
cused. In the mad tumult of that
cyclone which fell upon me, pursued
by the papers for 150 consecutive days,
with every nerve on fire, with mental
powers in confusion and moral sensibil
ities benumbed, it seemed almost right
to defend myself, my family and the
friends who instantly espoused my
cause, by methods which are justified
in warfare. But, brethern, if 1 feared
then, I fear no longer. Today I can
say with Christian, ‘I fear nothing so
much as sin,’ and with Tholuck, ‘I
thank God for the conviction of sin ’
"There were several times during the
progress of the first council when I
would gladly have told the brethren all.
"I do not wish to be understood as
accusing the young woman, who begged
me to refrain.
"No action but my own could then
deprive me either of my pulpit or of
my fellowship in Chicago. I confess
to the Dubuque and Chicago associa
tions that I did them a grievous wrong
in accepting fellowship of the one and
seeking that of the other. I herewith
request that my name be dropped from
the roll of the Chicago association.”
Dr. Brown read the confession to the
Bay conference, and in every tone of
his voice was a tremulous plea for
mercy. After the conference had ren
dered its decision of expulsion he
seemed somewhat broken in spirit.
Nevertheless he tried to keep a brave
front, and when asked what he thought
about the action of his brother minis
"It is all for the best, I suppose, yet
it is hard for me to bear.”
llow the Presiilent of a Trust Company
Stooil Ulf a Would-Be Bobber,
St. Louis, Jan. 27.—About noon to
day a thin, well-dressed young man
walked into the private office of Judge
Madill, president of the Union Com
pany, and, pointing a revolver at the
grav-haired financier’s head, demanded
$5,900 in cash, threatening to kill him
if the money was not paid.
Madill’s coolness saved him. He en
gaged the man in conversation until
detectives arrived and handcuffed him.
The would-be robber, whose name is
unknown, was taken to the Four courts
and locked up.
When searched, a small bottle of
nitro-glvcerine was found in his pocket.
The police spent all the afternoon try
ing to get him to reveal his identity,
but failed. The young man is 22
years old, with very dark complexion,
lowering eyes, gold-rimmed spectacles,
and a walk that approached a stride,
lie wore a long overcoat, and »peculiar
Spokane, Jan. 26. — A fire in which
the loss runs up to $400,0U0 worth of
property and at the very least five lives
were lost took place tonight.
Great Eastern block at the corner of
Bost street and Riverside avenue, six
stories in height, and constructed of
brick, caught fire about 11:45 P. M.,
and in three hours was totally demol
All of the upper flours and part of
the third floor were used for lodging
purposes, and at least 150 people were
asleep in the building when the fire
started, While most of them escaped
with only their night clothes, it is
thought a number perished.
makes the horror greater, is that no
one knows who is still imprisoned.
As the people were removed from the
burning structure or escaped them
selves, they sought places of safety.
The last out of tlie upper floors re|>ort
forme lying in the hall, and women
shrieking in the flames. The origin
of the fire is supposed to have been in
The Great Eastern block was built
in 1890 at a cost of $250,090, and was
owned by Louis Levinski, of San Frai -
cisco, who carried but $50,000 insui-
A thrilling rescue was that of Robert
Masson, his wife and their 2-year-old
son from the fifth floor on the Post
street side. From a fire escape On the
fourth floor seven feet to one side from
their window, a fireman threw them
a rope, which Masson made fast to
the bed, and came down band over
hand, carrying his boy. Mrs. Masson
followed. As she hung suspended far
above the ground, the huge crowd
When she was grasped by the fireman a
shout of joy went up.
The lives know to be lost are those of
Rose Wilson, aged 18, and Rose Smith,
an invalid, aged 20, besides Mrs.
Davies, who jumped from a fifth-story
window, and died two hours later.
Others are supposed to be in the build
Urges the Government to Intervene in
Behalf of the Patriots.
Washington, Jan. 26. — In the senate
today Walthall of Mississippi presented
the credentials of II. D. Money senator
from Mississippi, to succeed the late
Senator George, and the oath of office
was administered to Money, who has
been sitting as senator under appoint-
ment from the governor.
Walthall presented a joint resolution
adopted by the legislatureof Mississippi
urging the United States government
to intervene in the Cuban warfare on
behalf of the insurgents, “peacefully,
if it may be; forcibly, if it must.”
The Teller resolution was then laid
before the senate, and in accordance
with notice previously given, Turpie,
of Indiana addressed the senate in sup
port of the resolution.
In the House.
At the opening of the house today
Kleberg, Democrat, of Texas, and
Dockery, Democrat, of Missouri, called
attention to the poll of the house on
the immigration bill printed in a New
York paper today.
They had been
made to favor the bill and were op
posed to it.
Boutelle, Republican, of Maine,
chairman of the committee on naval
affairs, reported back two resolutions
calling upon the secretary of the navy
as to the suitability of sites for making
armor plate in the South, with recom
mendation that they lie on the table.
The report cal led attention to the fact
that invitations had been issued for
sealed propositions for land, building
and machinery for an armor-plate fac
tory which would be opened January
29 and the secretary, when these were
opened, would send a special report to
congress with all information. The
resolution was laid on the table with
Curtis, Republican, of Iowa, then
claimed the day for business from the
District of Columbia committee.
To Examine the Yukon Delta.
Washington, Jan. 26. — Professor
Pritchett, of the coast and geodetic
survey, has practically completed ar
rangements for an expedition which
will start for Alaska in the spring t<
make an examination of the delta of
the Yukon river for the purpose of
locating and marking if possible a deep
water entrance to the river.
For the carrying out of this work and
the exploration of Copper liver, con
gress has just passel a bill appropriat
ing $10,090. The bill wil be signed by
the president within a few days, and
the money will be immediately availa
The expedition to be sent ont is to be
a joint land and water party, and will
lie under the direction of Lieutenant
Helm, who is a skillful hvcirographer.
The expedition will leave San Fran
cisco in April.
Fatal Head-End Collision.
Tramway Around the Rapid«.
Victoria. B. C., Jan 25. — M. 8.
MacConly, who lias just returned from
Alaska, has under construction a steel
tramway around the Canyon and Whitt
Horse rapids. He is building four
tracks, and by the time the river opens,
he says be will be able to handle 509
tons daily, taking boats and all.
llnrird Alive in a Well.
Baraboo, Wis., Jan. 84.—The dead
body of Albeit Miller, who was buried
alive at the bottom of a 40-foot well,
Wednesday, was recovered today.
Miller's rescuers worked day and
night. The imprisoned man was heard
to ask for a drink of water. But just
The striking miners and the mine as the life-savers were within a few
operators of Northern Colorado have feet of him, a second cave-in occurred,
decided to submit their differences to and from that time Miller's voice was
the state board of arbitration.
Big Battle-ship Maine Going South on
Washington, Jan. 26.—Within 48
hours, for the first time since the in
surrection broke out in Cuba, three
years ago, the United States govern
ment will be represented in the harbor
of Havana by a warship. The decision
ARE CONVENIENT IF NEEDED to send the United States battle-ship
Maine was finally reached at a special
meeting at the White House this morn
Alarming Rumor» Concerning the Situ ing, between the president. Secretary
ation in Havana—American Coueul- Long. Assistant Secretary Day, Attor
ney-General McKenna and General
ate strongly Guarded.
Miles, and it is a striking fact that,
Jacksonville, Jan. 25.—A special to with the exception of Secretary Long
the Times-Union and Citizen, from and the attorney-general, not a member
Key West, says:
of the cabinet knew of the intention to
There has been much excitement in take this radical action.
It is denied,
this city during the last 24 hours, due however, that some such move has long
to an alarming telegram from Havana, been in contemplation, as evidenced in
stating that the streets had been flood the following statement of Secretary
ed with anonymous ultra-Spanish cir Day, made this afternoon:
culars, calling upon all anti-Americans
"The sending of the Maine to Ha
to mobilize and raid tho American col vana means simply the resumption of
ony. Captain-General Blanco, fearful friendly natural relations with Spain.
that the rabid element of the city might It is customary for naval vessels of
attempt such 1 violence, has placed an friendly nations to pass in and out of
extra military guard around Consul the harbors of other countries with
General Lee’s office. Many of the which they are at peace, and British
Americans of the city, who believe and German warships have recently
they are in real I danger, have prepared visited Havana. This is no new move.
their affairs for : any emergency.
The president has intended to do it for
This news is what gave rise to the some time, but heretofore something
rumor that Consul Lee had been assas has happened to postpone it.
The feeling of uneasiness
“The orders to the Maine mean
felt here because of the proximity of nothing more than I have said, and
Cuba to this city, has been allayed, es there is nothing alarming or unfriendly
pecially since this morning at 10 in them.
The Spanish minister here
o’clock, when Admiral Sieard’s impos is fully informed of what is going on,
ing fleet of battleships, consisting of and, so far as I know, has not made
the New York, Indiana, Massachusetts, the slightest objection to it.’’
Iowa and Texas, arrived off, the bar.
Further, Mr. Day said that Consul-
The Maine, Montgomery and Detroit, General Lee had not sent fora warship.
and the torpedo boats Cushing and Du
This statement shows that the move
pont. left the harbor at 10 o’clock and ment was made deliberately, and that
joined the fleet, the whole making an it could not have been taken if there
impressively formidable appearance, were serious apprehensions of its re
and one inspiring confidence in the sults to Havana. The general belief
strong right arm of Uncle Sam. The here, however, is that in Madrid,
squadron will sail for Tortugas in the rather than in any Cuban town, is the
trouble to be looked for, if there
The Spanish consul here was uneasy should be any misapprehension of the
over the repented rumors to the effect j purpose.of our government in sending
that General Lee had fallen a victim the Maine to Havana. The temper of
to assassins, and wired to the authori the opposition newspapers in the Span
ties of Havana for the truth.
ish capital has been threatening for
An important message was received some time, and it may require the
here at 11 o’clock for Admiral Sicard, strong hand of the news censor to re
but there is no way of transporting it press utterances that would lead to
to the fleet.
The commander of the naval station
Admiral Sieard’s orders were not
received a message from General Lee made public in their text at the navy
this afternoon. He says the city is department, but it was stated that the
safe, but there is suppressed excitement substance of them was in the statement
in the American colony. The white made by Secretary Long. The orders
squadron is anchored at Key West and were not directly to the Maine, for the
will sail for the Tortugas tomorrow.
reason that she is now attached to the
squadron, and the naval regulations re
Groat Excitement In Madrid.
Madrid, Jan. 25.—The report that quire all such orders to go through the
American warships have been ordered superior officer. There is some ques
to Cuban waters has caused great ex- tion whether the telegram reached the
citement here. The Imparcial, in the admiral before he sailed with his
squadron from Key West for Tortugas
course of a violent article, says:
“We see now the eagerness of the harbor. The belief is that it did not,
but this will make little difference in
Yankees to seize Cuba.”
A grand banquet was given at the the programme, inasmuch as the tele
palace this evening in honor of tlie gram will be sent to the admiral by
name-day of the king. The members one of the torpedo-boats, or by some
of the cabinet and the principal mem other means of conveyance. The de
bers of the diplomatic corps were pres tails of the Maine’s movements are be
lieved to be left to the arrangement of
The cabinet met afterwards and de Admiral Sicard, but it is thought that
cided, so it is reported, to address a the ship, which put to sea with tiio
manifesto to the country, One in in squadron, will return to Key West be
ister, in the course of an interview, fore going to Havana.
The German ships to which Assist
said the government was quiet and
tranquil respecting the movements of ant Secretary Day referred in his
the American warships which were statement are the Carlotte and the
fully known to the minister of marine. Geyer, both training-ships and not of
formidable type, though one sufficed to
Lack of Official New«.
settle hastily the recent Haytian diffi
Washington, Jan. 25.—So far as
culty. Their touching at Havana is not
could be learned, the administration
believed to have been significant,as their
has no advices from Havana today.
cruise was arranged in all details last
Both the state and navy department
September, and the some ships are due
affirm that nothing had been heard from
at Charleston, S. C., early in February.
General Lee, and professed to look
upon the lack of news as a good sign. UNPROFITABLE
On the other hand, the city was full of
rumors, ranging in importance from the Seventeen Reindeer Killed on an At
statement that the white squadron-had
sailed from Key West, to that of Lee
Jan. 26.—Seventeen rein
being assassinated in Havana. Inquiry,
however, failed to find any basis for deer were executed by hanging on the
voyage from Hamburg on the steamer
the sensational reports.
Glendon, which reached here after a
THE ECLIPSE OBSERVATIONS. tempestuous voyage of 14 days. Fif
teen others survived the trip, but one
Conditions That Prevailed in India at of them has a broken kneecap, which
has been rudely bound in splints.
Bombay, Jan. 25.—The eclipse of The 15 are all that are left of a herd of
the sun was accompanied by a rapid 49 reindeer started from a small village
in Finland a month ago, destined for
fall in temperature. An earthy smell
pervaded the air, and the scene resem a journey of more than 19,090 miles to
the Klondike region.
bled a landscape under a wintry Eng
The reindeer are not a part of Uncle
lish sun. The duration of totality was
two minutes, with a marvellous cotona Sam’s plan for relieving the miners.
They were purchased by an old Klon-
of pale silver and blue.
The conditions were favorable at diker, who believed there was money
both Professor Sir Norman Loekyear’s in shipping reindeer there to the land
camp near Vizadiroog (on the Malabar of gold as beasts of burden. They were
coast), and at Professor Campbell’s shipped on the Glendon. It has no
stalls for cattle, and the reindeer were
camp near Jour.
tied to stanchions.
The native astrologers predicted ter
The Glendon left Hamburg January
rible calamities. The natives swarmed
a gale which rolled the ship like a
to devotional exercises, and there was
general fear, but no great alarm. The barrel. Two of the reindeer bad their
Nizaam of Hyderbad liberated 50 pris necks dislocated before they vessel had
oners, giving each a gitt of money and been out three hours, and the next
day three more were killed. The fifth
day brought a gale from the west,which
London, Jan. 25.—The morning Post speedily produced five more dead rein
publishes a dispatch from Professor deer. In the gale of last Thursday six
Lockyear, from Rajapur, saying that 60 more were killed and the legs of three
spectrum photographs were secured. of these were fractured in half a dozen
Come of these have been already de plaoes.
veloped and are found to exhibit
Government Will Prosecute.
Changes in the aspect of the chronos
Pari«, Jan. 26.—The government
phere. The dispatch. says the weather will prosecute M. Gerault-Richard and
was perfect, and that Lord Graham’s the Comte de Bernis for their conduct
cinematograph work proved quite suc- in the chamber of deputies during the
Battleships Are Anchored OfT
Elizabeth, Ky., Jan. 27.—By ahead-
end collision of two freights on the
Louisville & Nashville, near Upton,
this morning, three men were killed
and four badly injured. The killed
were William Oiler, engineer; Lee Ell
ison, brakeman, and an unknown
Helena, Ark., Jan. 25.—The river
situation here is la-ginning to be alarm
ing, owing to the rapid rise and the
poor condition of the levee. At the
Williamson place, about three miles
below here, there is an oju-ning of about
20 feet, through which the water will
come if the river gets five feet higher.
A great deal of cotton will be rained.
A Mi »fling Lieutenant.
Salt Lake, Jan. 25.—A special to
the Tribune from Rock Springs, reports
the disappearance of Second Lieutenant
Joseph Dripps, of the Eighth United
States infantry, who was in command
!>f a detachment of soldiers at Camp
Pilot, Butte, Wyo. He left his poet
an January 16. He was at Fort Doug
lass last Wdnesday, and afterward
registered at a hotel here, but did not
occupy his room
Reduction in Wa<ea.
Wheeling, W. Va., Jan. 25.—The
employes of the Wheeling steel plant,
in Benwood, about 500 in number,
have been notified of the second reduc
tion in wages within 12 months. The
present reduction affects all employe»
of the company, and runs from 12 to
25 per cent.
London, Jan. 26.—The colliery acci
dent near Mons, announced in a dis
patch from Brussels, resulted in the
death of 17 persons.