Image provided by: Klamath County Museums; Klamath Falls, OR
About Klamath republican. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1896-1914 | View Entire Issue (July 31, 1902)
events of the day
CHEST OF THE FLOOD.
High Water Mark on ih« Mi»l*tlppl li
A Comprehensive Review of the Important
Happenings of the Past Week, Presented
In a Condensed Form. Which Is Most
Likely to Prova of Interest to Our Many
'Ilie« Ullltwl Stales cruiser Albany has
„ailed lor Stock Indili, Sweden.
Serious religious riots uro reported in
«eversi Fraudi cilles.
is sx | hh I««I-
('olonel Tilomas Ward, chief oi stufi
toGeiier.il Miles, ha« Is-en ap|Miinl«sl
Cardinal I ««locliowskl, prefect oi the
roiigregation of Hie propaganda ot the
Konisii chard*, is danti.
The treasury department will, in a
few <lays, call tor bids for the improve-
ment ol the Portland |M>stotfiee buihilng.
Orders have I hh » ii receiveil nl the Now
York navy vani to pris««««! at onci* with
tlm building of the billtlesliip Connec
Tin* general managers of the railroads
entering Uhnugo are considering vari
ous mean» of preventing strikes in the
An Ohio doctor 1s un«l««r sentence "of
death in Nicaragua. The state depart
tuent has taken ui tive st«'pa to secure
Secretary Root linn gone to Europe
for a short vacation.
Fifty-six |a*rsoiis were drowned Ina
ferry Is nt aiddent in Russia.
The complete unofficial abstract gives
Chamlierlain 276 plurality (or g >vernor
General MacArthur has assumed
temporär) command of the department
of the Fast.
Th** height of the flood has I hmui
reached in the Mississippi valtey and
ths river ia lulling slowly.
Japum***«« fishermen on tie* Fraser
river are having trouble with the
Indian ami white fl-hermen.
The war department is preparing to
build many new quarters and lurraeks
throughout the United .'late*.
A Philadelphia telephone company
has mad«* arrangenielns to install an
A subscriber in th«*
evening tells central what time lie
wishes to get lip, and at that hour the
trleplioru* Idi will ring
It I« tieeo»-
«ary for the snbm-rilier to tak<* down
tlm receiver in order to stop the bell
Cholera ia raging in Upper Egypt.
At least half of the cases are fatal.
Tte* widow of Lord i'aiimefote will
he granted a much larger pension than
A steamship sunk on th«« Ells* 1 river,
Germany, ami only 30 of the 185 i pan
long« re were saved.
Chas Stahl, a (ormer Portland mr-
(tenter, was carried out to sea an<l
drowned white bathing at Seaside.
The war department lias allottol
$450,000 for th«« establishment of a
great military poet at Chickamauga.
The trans|M>rt Sheridan lias arriv««d
at San Francisco (torn Manila with
parts of the Thirteenth infantry and
1 bird cavalry.
The coalminer»* «-«invention at In
dianapolis vote«! against a genera)
strike, hut adopt«»! the assessment plan
for helping those already oat.
lev«'«*» along the Mississippi river
near Keokuk, la., gave »«;, tbssling
many acros in Missouri, Iowa ami
Illinois. The dumag«* will teach at
Ttir«>e |s*op|e were killed by light-
ning «n st. Clair county, Illinois.
Th« coronation of King Edwanl lias
been definitely fixed for August 9.
The Chicago freighthandlers are dis
satisfied and may go on strike again at
Immigration tor the fiscal year <>t
1902 »hows an increase of 160,825
Fircat Block Island, R. I., destroyed
three hotels and severul other small
In a head end collision on a Wiscon
sin road Is-twcen two freight trains,
both engineers and one fireman were
A drouth in Arizona Is causitig a
great loss to cattlemep. Grass has
almost entirely dried up.
horses are lining shot to stive the water
Two Denver women have been caught
at San Francisco trying to bring duti
able goods in without paying.
cost them $11,784 to get their good«,
which is three limos the actual value.
Cholera is spreading in the Philip
Ki'okuk, la., July 21.—The ere* of
II««- M issi ■ ippi river tlissi is no» at
Qilincy, and by inoriiing will I h ,
further soutii. l'ha river reachad
maximum ut Qiiincy ut neon to —,,
ami lias I h », n xtationary there sirice. A
stationary guug« is expected ut Hanoi-
Itili tomorrow morning.
luka leve«', extending nortli frolli
Meyer, III., 20 iiiilea nortli of Quincy,
<lev>“|op<»l «liiuger trsiay, and u lurg«“
(or«*e «d meli were ««niployisl to patrol it
ami ««arili bstls wer«« s« utl«*red ulong
ita length. The Li.in* lak«« and thè 4'.
Il llunter lev«»“« ,|e«troy«»l coni valu«-d
ut several inillions of dollurs.
on (le* Illinois si«lt* of tfie river, Itelow
(piiiny, are Handilig ami save«l must
of ili« «-oiintry tlmre. 'Dia Mississippi
river teli severui incile» bere diiring
thè lust 21 liours, atei tber« are nosign»
ili lowa river» of anv more ll<ssi ap-
pina« hing. A gtu'liial full for two
weeks will «mi thè thasl in tlie vasi do
main Minili of bere. S«“V«ral hinnlre«!
teintnt farmers are aliMilutely |H*nniles»
ami with no cliania <>( un incoili« thi»
ytmr. Eai li community »«-«ms to I h «
(uking <ar<- <>( its own refugees.
I li«- sanie cunditioiiH olitali! along III«
75 mite» of tlie Mississippi river mi
thè Missouri Hlde and 100 mites ol thè
Ih-» M uìik ' s river lowlands. Tlie |s>pu-
fatimi ol tlie village o! HI. Fram isvill«',
Me., Ita» Is-eii marly «iouhlod by tlu*
rcfugi'i's <«( ih«« II ihh I «¡istrici, who lost
The lllinni» river at i’eoria r««ached
21 l«s“t ultovi' Inw water la»t night, and
ut 10 «'dis k thi» inorning thè dikes
mi whlcli thè trwks of thè P,*oria A
Pekin Terminal railway are built gave
way. Over i.lHio feet of truck is gone,
and tlu* water is pouring through the
cr«'V asse, ll'.'ding hiindn-da of aerea of
THROUGH THE CORDON.
Ledrune Chief* end Mult of Thrir Follower*
Exeped to the Mountain*.
Manila, July 24. — Mon tai Ion and
Felizardo, the ladrone chiefs, have
broken through the constabulary cor
don in Cavite province ami hav<* es-
cap««l io the mountains. The cordon
enmnqsGml the leaders and many
of their followers.
Tin* latter, when
trap|s*d, made U emersion of bleaks to
The constabulary witlisbssi
the first attacks, killing 14 and captur
ing 15 men.
The ladrones finally
massed under cover of the durkness
and b ri'tsl their wav through a weak
s|s>t in the cordon, near Dasamea,
killing one and wounding one ol the
constabulary. The tetter captured the
papers and effects of the tenders ami
destroyed quantities of supplies.
An extensive drive, with the object
id capturing the ladrotte chiefs Mon
tallon ami Felizarthi and 50 of their
followers was organized ill Cavite
Twelve hundred constabu
lary, coiniiiamted by Captain Baker,
formed a complete angle slia|H*d cordon,
covering 60 square miles.
laum'lies guardisl the rivers, and it
was <'X|H*cted to close the cordon yes
terday. The entiie male population of
the towns ami farms were to Is* in-
clmhsl in the concentration movement.
When complete, the ladrones were to
have I h ‘«- ii arrest«*.! and the others were
to have lieen released.
OUR SHIPS KEPT BUSY
By Activity of Rebtl* on Short* ol the Car-
Washington, July 24. — Unusual in-
»urgent activity in the West Indies ami
on the shores of Illi* Cnribls'an s«-a are
taxing the resources of the navy depart-
ment in tlie matter of ships to look
after Ameriian iiiterasts. A cablegram
re I'ived at tlm slate department from
Mmister Bowen at Caracas states that
the Marietta is proceeding to a»<“ertaiii
the facts conn<“cte«l with th«« alleged
hl<»'kaite by tin* Venezuelan govern
ment at its own |»irt of CarnpHiio. An
attack <111 Puerto Cals-llo, which ia
about 70 miles west of the capital, is
expand by the government and the
pre-ident may go there from Barcelona
instead of to Caracas as he originally
intended. The three United State»
warships mi the Venezuelan «“oast ar«*
kept moving with celerity to put in an
H|i|H'iiruni«'at the |xirt where disturb-
nnc«*a are threatened.
Meanwhile a cry comes for a ship at
lliivti in the h I iii | x « of a cablegram from
Minister Livingstone at Cape Haytien.
w Im rep.i
... and ' Hajtien
warship'* ar,' approaching to attack and
bombard the cape. There is a —
di al of apprehension among the for-
eigners for their safety.
Peary Relief Expedition.
New York, July 24.—Provisoned for
several months and all eqnippeti to
itli-taml the rigors of
the Peary relief ship Windward will
start today for the far north, says a
Sydney, C. B., dispatch to the Tribune.
Aboard are Mrs. Peary and little daugh
ter Marie. The wife of the explorer is
confident of finding her husbaml at
Cape Sabine and that hia return to civ
ilization will be signalized by the news
that he has discovered the long sought-
Chicago chemists have Invented a
process (or making wall paper stronger
Dint promises to revolutionixo the in
Tim largest stockholder *n the United
States steel Company, "Mr. Cutler,'
Is John D. Rockefeller, not Andrew
Carnegie; his dividend is $1,000,(100
PART8 OF OREGON.
Commercial and Financial Happenings of Im.
A Brief Review of the Growth
and Improvements of the Many Industries
Throughout Our 1 hrivmg Commonwealth
—Latest Market Report.
A project Is on foot to put in a first
class wut<-rw< rks at Dallas.
Marion and Umatilla counties re|x»it
a decrease in the school population.
J. A. B*-attie, president of the state
normal s< lusil at Weston, has resigned
to accept it position in the East.
Bunton county farmers are now cut
ting their fall sown grain. Both the
fall and spring sown wheat will yield
The state fair this year promisee to
lie one ot the most successful ever held.
Many spi-cial features have been ne-
The Frenili bark A nie, which cup-
sized at Portland last January, has
been completely repaired and has sailed
from that |s>rt with a full cargo.
The annual report of the public
ichools of Yamhill county shows a
total school population ot 4,775, as
compare«! with 4,826 a veer ago. The
average attendance also fell off.
Portland Elka are working hard for
the carnival to Is, held this fall. Re
duced rates over all transportation
lines have la-en secured and everyone
in the Northwest will be able to attend.
The Western Union Telegraph com
pany lias made arrangements to place a
large clock on one of the principal
streets of Oregon City. The clock will
lie connected by wire with the one at
Lick obervatory, and w ill have a dial
80 inches in «liameter.
A salt war is on at Portland, Wh.
sale men, in order to fight the tri
now have tour vessels en route loa
with salt, and one is discharging
cargo in that [sirt. The effect is
ready noticeable, $14 per ton bay
been sliced off the price within 30 d(
The Pacific Coast I.umlier Conipa
of Albany, has been incorjxirated w
$ 10,000 capital stock.
During this warm weather about
patients of the state insane asylum
joy a picnic twice a w«-ek.
Several attempts have lieen made
past week to burn Fort Stevens, bn
each instance the flames were dis<
ered in time to prevent serious dest
GUNBOATS IN ACTION
Naval En«<t«ment Takes Place OH Panama
Between Government and Rebel Boat*.
Fund of $500,000 Per Week.
Indiana|x>lis, July 23.—Duly Presi
dent Mitchell and one or two members
of the national executive ls,ard are in
town at the present time,
I he curt'
of the national organization now will
be to see to the collection of the de
fense fund that is to carry cm the
Secretary Wilson, financial
head of the union, is in Chicago this
week anil will lose no time in making
provision to handle the sums. It is
lielievtsl that all the voluntary contri
butions from the various districts and
local organizations will be turned into
bis bands within the next 10 days.
These are estimated at about $400,000.
A part of the contributions has already
Isen turned in, Ohio leaving a chec k
for $10,000 before its delegation left
ln<liana|s>lis, and $50,000 from Illinois
is expected t «morrow. A systematic
plan will be adopted for ctnvassing for
outside subscriptions, and it is probable
that central labor unions in all big
cities will I m - asked to take charge of
the task. The miners hope to raise
$250,000 a week from the public contri
butions, as that sum will lie needed to
bring the sum up to $500,000.
fn a statemnet issued today Presi
dent Mitchell estimates that contribu
tions from districts, aubdistricts and
local organizations for defraying strike
expen-es will amount to $400,000,
and estimates the weekly assessments
from the 24 districts of the country at
$244,000, of which $7,000 is expect«* i
from Colorado miners. The total num-
l>er of anthracite strikers in the Penn
sylvania field is estimated at 150,000, .
and the total number of dcqiendente in
that field is placed at 750,(MIO. The
number of strikers (bituminous) in the
West Virginia fields is estimated at
25,000, with 75,000 dependents.
I’lacer mining on the Snake rive
proving very profitable in some pl..
this season. The clean-up from one showed that be had given orilers to
bar for the season is estiinat«*d at $10,- shoot the prisoners if they attempted
I to escai>e. The Filipino scouts, to
A representative from a Nebraska whom this order was given, thought
firm lias purchase«! 1,000 head of extra it meant to shoot the prisoners.
In forwarding the case to the presi
tin«' horses in Crook county an«l will
ship them East during August and Sep dent, the s«*cretary recommen«le«l that
the sentence'- and findings lie approved,
hut that no other action shall be taken.
Considerable difficulty is lx*ing ex- ' It is not lie)iev«*d that the ptesiilent,
perienced in sei urjng lalair to puli flax who is the reviewing authority in these
tn the fields arouml Salem. Th«« work cases, will make any comments, such as
is exceeding tiresome and hot and the I were delivered by him in the case of
General Smith. It is shown in the
A big ledge of nickel, gold and copper evidence an«l reports that Major Glenn
has lieen found in Josephine county, has performed excellent service and lias
The new vein is one of the largest done much to pacify the country where
Isslies of ore ever uncovered in South lie has lieen in command.
TO DEFEND COAST.
Puget Sound to Have Artillery Poiti — Sum
Wheat — Walla Walla, (13c for new
of $240,000 H11 Bern Sat A«id«.
crop; 64064c for old; valley, 85c;
Washington, July 23.—The war de
partment has taken steps to defend
Barley-$17.75 for old, $18.50 for
sound more effectually against
Flour—Best grades, $3.0503.60 per foreign enemies by authorizing the con
struction of coast aitillery posts at
barrel; graham, $2.950 3.20.
Millstuffs — Bran, $15016 per ton; Forts Worden and Casey.
118; purpose $2-10,000 has been allotted for
erecting frame barracks and officers'
Oats—No.l white, $1.1501.20;gray, quarters for two coni|>anies of coast
artillery each, together with guard
Hay — Timothy, $12015; clover, houses, stables and administrative
$7.50010; Oregon wild hay, $506 per
offices, and other smaller buildings
Potatoes — Beet Burbanks, 75085c necessary to equip an army poet. The
per cental; ordinary, 50c per cental, buildings will he erected by contract,
growers prices; sweets, $2.250 2.50 according to plans being prepared by
the quartermaster’s department. It is
per cental; new potatoes, lc.
proposed to provide quarters for one
Butter—Creamery, 200 21c; dairy company at each post, before the full
16018c; store, 15016c.
equipment is undertaken, as the de
Eggs—20022c for Oregon.
fenses now in position are without
Cheese— Full cream, twins, 12,H pr.qier protection.
013c;YoungAmerica, 13S1014SC; fac
A general sum has been set aside for
tory prices, 10 1 *-4c lees.
erecting small buildings and making
Poultry—Chickens, mixed, $3.500 repairs at the coast artillery posts,
4.50; hens, $4.0005.50 per dozen, which will include work at the mouth
110111*0 per pound; springs, 110 | of the Columbia river.
11 **c per pound, $2.5004.50 per dot-
en; ducks, $2.5003.00 per dozen; tur
Forty Thouitad Strike.
keys, live, 13014c, dressed, 15016c per
New York, July 25.—The 25,000
pound; geese. $4.0005.00 |x»r dozen.
garment makers who struck yesterday
Mutton—Gross, 2 **@3« per pound; for higher wages and shorter hours
dressed, 6c per pound.
»•re joined tislay by about 15,000
Hoge—Gross, 6tic: Iressed, 707 J*c otbers,[| who asked that 5(1 houis lie
considered a week’s work As this is
Veal—708e per pound.
the dull season in the trade, it is ex
Beef—Gross, cows, 303 **c; steers. pected that it will l>e some days before
3**(i *Hic; dressed, 708c per pound.
the various interests get together.
Hops—16017c; new crop 17018c.
About nine different unions are en
Wool—Valley, 12S015;Kastern Ore
gaged in the strike
gon, 8014mohair. *’5026e pound.
The body of Jesse Janies is to la* ex
humed at St. Joseph, Mo., and buried
Berlin, Julv 24.—The Cologne < Ga-
in th«* family lot at Kearney,
zette today concludes a page survey r of
The Burlington A Northwestern rail-
the business situation by »aying that
plisluction and consumption are coming road, 105 miles long, will lie shifted
from narrow to standard gange in ten
nearer to balancing each other, that ex hours. One rail is to lai moved.
ports are slowly increasing, that trade
Ex-President Grover Cleveland is
ia showing a hopeful expansion, that
rates for money are easy, and that the about to publish a Imok on ethics of
symptoms indicate a return to normal fishing. He declare,! in an interview
times. Th« journal, however, warns that fishing is the best means ho knows
oi to preserve health.
syndicates against raising prices.
German Situation Improve*.
Cnpt. M. I. Smith, th«* first man who
stretch«« I wires across the state of Wis-
’•oiisin, ia »till living in Topeka, Kap.
ITEM8 OF INTERE8T FROM ALL
Ouited From Kansu.
Ißßß ¿NT) WATER !
How Their Leader* Expect to Rent Defense
Reaih*d et Qumcy.
FROM THE FOUR QUARTERS OF
NEWS OF TH ESTATE
DEATH IN THE ELBE
PANIC ON EXCURSION STEAMER
Panama, Colombia, July 22. — The
CAUSED LO88 OF LIFE.
insurgent gunboats Padilla and Darien
aiqs-ured last night between Flemonico
Secretary Hitchcock is Advised to Set Aside and Ottiqne islands. Governor Salazar Changed Her Cour*« Suddenly, Crewing tha
Row* 0 a Tug, Which Immediately Raa
Large Area of Land in Eight Counties in thereupon ordertsl the government gun
Her Down — At Lcut Fifty Pertens Are
the Eastern Part of the State to Be Re
sea and meet them. Heavy cannonad
Believed to Have Bean Drowned — Par
served from Settlement—Irrigation Pro
ing was heard at 10 A. M. and contin-
of the Ditaiter.
jects In Contemplation.
u«xl until 4 o’clock this afternoon. It
was heaviest at 10 this morning. At
Hamburg, July 23.—The steamship
Washington, July 24.—Land Com 2 o’clock the Darien was seen in tow of
missioner Hermann, Forest Sujierin- the Padilla, and it is believe«! that she Primus, of Hamburg, with 185 passen
tendent Ormsby and the geological sur bad te-eri hit. The government fleet gers on board, was cut in two and sunk
vey have united in recommending to was handicap;»»««! by the absence of the by the tug Hansa on the river Elbe at
the secretary oi the interior the tem gunlxrat Boyaca, the keel of which ia 12:30 o'clock yesterday morning.
being repaired, and it is thought prob
porary withdrawal of three tracts of able that this fact was known by the far as is ascertainable about 50 persons
were drowned. The Primus was an ex
land in Crook, Grant, Harney, Baker, insurgent General Herrera, , who de- cursion steamer from Buxtehude, prov
Malheur, Umatilla, Union and Wal 1 cided to attack Panama in order to pre ince of Hanover, Prussia. The disaster
lowa counties, embodying the peaks vent the government from helping occurred between Blankenz and N'ieu-
General Berits’ troops at Agua Dulce. stadten.
an<l heavily timbered regions of the
The United States steamer Ranger,
At the time of the accident the
Strawberry, Blue and Powder River which arrised here from Chiriqui, came
Primus was crossing the river channel
mountains, the total area being ap within the line of fire.
During a part near Blankenz from the southern to
proximately 6,000 square miles. This ! of the heavy firing she was back of the northern fairway.
witnesses aboard the Ilansa, the
withdrawal, if made, will be the first I-lemon ¡co island.
A representative of the Associated
step in the direction of creating a vast Press was informed by United States movement was made too soon. The
Primus struck the tug’s engine room,
forest reserve in Eastern Oregon, where, Consul Gudger that Ameriian intere-ts and the Hansa endeavored to push her
in the opinion of the survey and land at Panama had not been materially ashore, but the tug grounded and the
ships parted. The Primus then sank.
office,'there is a crying need for protec interfered with.
The government gunboat Boyaca,
In the interval, however, about 50 of
tion oi the timbei and water supply, which is at lai Boca, hurriedly com
her passengers were able to reach the
especially a- it is contemplated to con pleted repairs and is going out at 5
Hansa by means of ropes and ladders.
struct storage reservoirs in these sec o’clock. The Padilla has gone. The Seventy more were picked up by the
Ranger left the bay after the Padilla tug's boats, while others swam ashore.
The largest withdrawal recommended started, taking the same course as the
The disaster caused deep gloom here.
No explana Many children lost both parents. The
is roughly L-shaped, the base of the revolutionary gunlxrat.
"I.” running north and south along
choral society which was on board the
It is thought probable that a great excursion steamer consisted mainly of
the Blue mountains, and the upright
running east and west along the Straw battle is being fought at Agua Dulce. workmen. There were no foreign pas
The latter section Whatever the result of this shall be to sengers.
The captains of the vessels
is approximately 120 miles from east General Herrera's army, General Sala gave themselves up to the police.
to west, varying in width from six to
The Primus was the oldest boat on
18 miles. The Blue mountain section the representative of the Associate«! the Ellie.
She was built in England
varies in width from 15 to 40 miles, Press, the revolutionary forces will in 1844 and had never before met with
and extends due south from the Uma suffer terribly and an attack by them an accident. The Hamburg-American
tilla Indian reservation for 100 mile-, upon Panama will lie rendered impos line, which owned the Hansa, issued a
to its intersection w ith the Strawberry sible, even if they are not defeated. statement to the effect that the weaiher
mountain withdrawal, the two forming General Salazar has blind confidence in was fine, the moon was shining and
a right angle. These combined with his troops.
both vessels were steering absoluteb
drawals embrace about 80 townships,
clear of each other.
including the head waters of the John
Primus, when about 450 feet from the
Day, Silvies, Crooked, Malheur, Grand
Hansa, put her rudder hard aport and
Ronde and Powder rivers and number Stvcreit Storm That Hu Visited That City in crossed the bows of the latter.
less tributary streams.
“This mistake,” continues the state
The recommended Powder River
ment, "rendered a collision unavoid
Baltimore, Md, July 23.— The tor
mountain withdrawal embraces about
The only possible step for the
28 townships in Baker, Union and Wal nado which struck Baltimore yesterday Hansa to take, namely, to go full speed
lowa counties, the tract being 45 miles afternoon, involving the loes of 12 lives astern, was immediately carried out,
from east to west, and 18 miles north and a widespread destruction of prop but without avail. Less than a minute
and south, with a corner of the 30 erty, was the severest that had been elapsed between the time the Primus
square miles added on the northwest.
changed her course and the collision.
This tract includes the headwaters of known in this section for 17 years. Boats were immediately lowered from
the Wallowa and Grand Ronde rivers No storm had been forecasted. Almost the Hansa and ropes and ladders were
and their tributaries south and west of without a moment’s warning an irre thrown overboard. Fifty persons were
sistible wind, apparently in the nature rescued by the boats. At the same
The third withdrawal recommended
time, the Hansa tried to push the
is almost wholly in the northern end of of a whirlwind, came up from the Primus ashore, but being of deeper
Union county, and embraces about 14
draft, grounded herself before the pas
townships in the Blue mountain range of the harbor were converted into a senger boat. The Primus floated down
that extends into Washington.
It seething cauldron, frail boats were stream and sank 200 feet from the
forms the watershed of a portion of the capsized, while the staunchest vessels Hansa.”
at anchor were violently rocked.
Grand Ronde river.
A careful estimate today shows that
Commissioner Hermann and Super
GEN. BARNE8 DEAD.
intendent Ormsby, in addition to those 200 houses were unroofed during the
tracts, also recommended the tempo storm. The roof of the William street
Noted California Lawyer Expires Suddenly—
rary withdrawal of alsmt 41 townships Independent Methodist church was
Great Orator and Scholar.
lying south and adjoining the firet
recommended Strawberry mountain the roofs of other houses a distance of
San Francisco, July 22.—General
withdrawal, being a tract 24 miles from 150 feet. The stone spire of the Holy William H. L. Barnes, one of the lead
north to south, ami 90 miles from east Cross Catholic church was hurled to ing lawyers and one of the most elo-
A part of the roof of quent orators of the Pacific coast, ia
All of the recommended the ground.
withdrawals are irregular in shape, Trinity Protestant Episcopal church dead, of hemorrhage of the lunge, He
and are laid out to exclude, as far as was torn off, while the historic steeple was 66 year« of age.
liossible, all lands that are agricultural of St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic
General Barnes, who was a man of
in character, or are now owned by set church was demolished completely.
splendid physique, was first taken ill
The public squares and parks were March 18 last, with throat trouble,
tlers. The lines have been drawn to
eliminate the towns of Canyon, Izee, damaged tadly. Patterson park is a which necessitated an operation.
Silvies, Seneca, Prairie, Cliff'-rd, scene of desolation. The whole extent rapidly recovered, and was apparently
Sumpter, McEwen, Meacham, Joseph
in his usual health until a week ago,
with broken branches and uprooted when he was prostrated at the Cali
trees and the debris completely blocked fornia hotel with a severe hemorrhage.
up the driveways.
Many handsome The next dav he rallied somewhat, bat
RAISING THE STRIKE FUND.
trees in Franklin square and Druid Hill a succession of hemorrhages followed,
I park, as well as all the shade trees,
each greatly reducing his strength, and
Several Large Contribution* Have Already
were uprooted bodily, falling acoss at 7:15 yesterday evening he peacefully
Been Received by Officer*.
thoroughfares and blocking them tem expired.
Indianapolis, Ind., July 24.—Presi porarily. Much damage was done to
When President McKinley visited
dent Mitchell will leave for Chicago houss fronts in all sections of the city this city the summer preceding hia
death, he became a warm admirer of
tomorrow afternoon. He will stty in by the falling trees.
In the business section numerous
that city a day or two ami will go plate glass windows were blown in, General Barnes and promised on hie
return to Washington to appoint the
direct to Wilkesharre to resume active whiie telegraph and telephone service general United States minister to
management of the strike.
Japan. His a-eas-ination put an end
to all hie plans, although it was an
The national officers attach a great
AMERICAN PACIFIC CABLE.
nounced that President Roosevelt in
deal of importance to the resolution
tended to carry out the late president’*
reported bv th«* Ciimmittee ap]>ointed
Contract Ha» Been Let In London lor Section wishes in this respect.
by the convention to draw up r.n ex
from Honolulu to Manila.
General Barnes was a man of remark
pression in regard to the recent mine
horrors in which no many men lost
London, July 22.—The Commercial able versatility, being noted as a
In this resolution atten Pacific Cable Company signed a i-on- scholar, lawyer, linguist, lecturer, au
tion is called to-the fact that in several tract with the Telegraph Construction thor, artist and actor, although it was
instances the miners have been l ack Company in London this w«»ek for the f as a lawyer and orator that he mada
a national reputation. In 1M>O he
to work in .nines before the bodies of
manufacture and laying of its cable formed a partnership to practice law
their friends had lieen removed.
This afternoon several large con from Honolulu to Manila, touching at with Joseph II. Choate, the present
The construction company ambassador to the court of St. James,
tributions for the strik«* fund were Guam.
receive I. District No. 13 (Iowa) sent guaranteed to complete the cable by | but when the Civil war broke out,
$5,000; the Boilermakers’ and Iron June, 1903, if furnished with the neces- j Barnes left the law fot the army, be
In the event that | coming a member of Fiti John Porter’s
Shipbuilders’ National sent $546.
Retiring from the army on ac
Indianapolis unions met tonight these* cannot be furnished the company staff.
and resolve«! to assess members at least agree» to finisn the cable laying within count of impaired health, he came to
1 per cent per week on their earnings such time thereafter as is necessary to California.
for the anthracite strikers. This will take the soundings.
New Surgeon General of Army.
Having two steamers capable of car
amount to $2,000 per week.
Washington, July 23.—The president
rying 6,000 miles of cable, the company
Springfield, Ill., July 24.— At a is able to complete within a year work has designated Colonel R. M. O’Reilly
meeting of the executive board of the w hich would take other contractors two to be surgeon general of the armv, to
United Mineworkers of America, Illi years to do. The steamer Silverton, succeed General Forwood, who will ra
nois department, held this nftenoon, at Woolaich, is now loading the San tin' on September 7 next. Colonel
$50,000 was voted in aid of the strik Francisco-Honolulu cable, 2,400 mites, O'Reilly will have until January, 1909,
ing miners in the anthracite fields of and is expected to sail for San Francis , to serve as surgeon general.
Pennsylvania. A check for the amount co in August. Eighteen hundred miles appointed from Pennsylvania as a
was formally drawn and tonight the of this section have already been man I nunlical cadet in 1864. He is a gradu
amount was telegraphed to the national ufactured and are being taken aboard ate of the medical department of the
university of Pennsylvania.
officers at Indianapolis.
Japan«*» Labor Uniatlifictory.
Havre, Mont., July 21 —A report
Topeka, Kan., July 23.—The su
preme court tislav issued a writ ousting has reached the railway officials here
th«- American B«s>k Company from the that the Great Northern will replace
state of Kansas, and depriving it of the its Japanese workmen with Italians,
right to transact business as a corpora It is understood that the railway
tion in this state until it secures a | company has found the work of the
charter. The order was granted upon brown tneu unprofitable, and that, the
the petition of the county attorney of i change is in the nature of an experi-
Shawnee colintv, and grows out of the ment. The Great Northern emplovs
fight for the contract to supply the pub over 1,000 Japanese on its lines in
An Italian interpreter is
lic schools of the entire state with Montana.
now at Havre makingjarrangements.
Government Salarle* Will Be Paid.
Greet Storm la RuMia.
Washington, July 22.—By direction
of the secretary of the treasury, war
rant- covering the salaries of the
Izmisiana Purchase Exposition at St.
Louis and the other government em
ployes will be issued at once. Pay
ment has lieen withheld two months
pending the signing by the fair direct
ors of the contract binding them to
keep the exposition closed Sundays.
The withheld warrants amount to
Kieffe, European Russia, July 23.—
A torriental rain storm, accompanied
by violent wind and hail, broke over
Kieffe yesterday afternoon iind t'.rned
the streets into veritable torrents, flood
ing cellars and drowning 15 occupants
before they were able to escape. I.aig«
trees were uprooted and railroad ei. •
bankments were washed away, necesil
fating the suspension of traffic. The
losses sustained are very heavy.