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COUNTY, OKEGON, JANUARY 8
was astonished by finding Bertha
T<X) MUCH VICE.
"You, up too!" he exclaimed fn a
No More Ship, Will <Jo to Bremerton Un
til Moral Atmosphere Improve*.
"Yes, I wished to
before you left," she replied, "I hail
Washington, Jan. 2. The Navy De-
a dream It 1» a foolish thing I
know but I laid down only for a few paitment will adopt heroic measure»
moment», ami I had such a vivid to protect the enlisted men at the Pu
dream, and It seemed so real, that I get Sound navy yard, near Seattle,
could not re«Ht telling It to you. Of Wash., from the evil Influences which
course there 1» nothing In dreams, but
It muy put you on your guard there exist at Bremerton, An official re
port received today from Rear Admir
may be danger you know."
"Doe* a coyote ever attack a lion— al Stirling. In command of the yard,
details a deplorable state of affairs
a mountain lion?" Inquired liertha.
"No—replied ilio trapper, "not In Bremerton, and Acting Secretary
»Ingle handed; a puck might attack of tin- Navy Darling today issued an
one under proper conditions If they order which will have the effect of
were cornered. or hungry and they keeping naval vessels away from that
thought they might benefit by It with station in the future until the nuis
ance Is abated.
out too much risk."
Gambling resorts and disorderly
"It wax a foolish dream, I know,"
»he said, "but I will be brief: I saw houses, t|>.; report says, flourish Just
a mountain lion, such a» you caught outside the yard, especially when one
In your trap, on a long journey, It of the war vessels Is In port, and as
climbed among the rimrocks, then flu- Government has no other means
passed along through canyons, and of protecting the men from the at
then croHMed stretches of the plain*. It tendant o’db . it was decided to force
seemed to be very tired, but It was the local authorities to take action by
intent on It» trip, nnd plodded on. keeping ships away from the yard.
Behind It came a coyote Just like
Admiral Stirling In concluding his
the coyotes y<yt capture, except Its report, says;
hair wa» dark; It was almost bla k
’ I understand that the conditions
It would trnll along the rocks behind ns to the police regulations have Im
the lion and then cut across a near proved somewhat In Bremerton since
way and Jle In wait for the lion; the town was incorporated about a
then It would skulk away on the ap year ago. and It Is thought that the
proach of the lion, nnd follow again. < ffl< lais of the town, being nearly all
It kept till» up all through tlx- day. navy yard employes, the department
But at night It grew more bold and It might bring an Influence to bear upon
nguln hid behind the rock» on the them for still further Improvement.
trail. As the lion approached, tired
"The suggestion of the commanding
and leg weary, the coyote attacked It officers of th«- receiving ships and mu
from th«- rear and the lion turned and rine barracks In regard to affording
a great fight ensued, and In the midst the men facilities for recreation and
of the fight I know It Is foolish, but amusement are approved. Including
It was so exciting— my he art leaped the recommendation that beer and
Into my throat and 1 wakened—tho light wines be allowed fn the men's
mountain lion change«! Into your own clubs under proper regulations."
person and the desert coyote assumed
Acting Secretary Darling's indorse
the form of Dan Follett, and you ami ment follows:
he were fn desperate combat among
The department deems it Inadvis
the rock» nnd cliff» of the far away able to subject American sailors to
"Never fear little Ber Miss Lyle. within, ami until the conditions sur
Dan Follett la surrounded In the rounding the Bremerton yard are cor-
Htonc House by Indians and I will be reeled by the civil authorities, no fur
on my guard against all enemies to ther ships will be ordered to that
mankind that roam the desert," nnd yard.
CHARLES H DARLING.
buckling his revolvers about his
waist, and throwing the other equip
ments of his Journey across his shoul
DECLARE WAR UPON SHEEP.
der. he took her hand and giving It
an assuring clasp, stepped out Into
the darkness, taking a course to the Grant County Settler* Urging a Two-Mllc
I Imit Law.
Bertha looked forward with alarm
John Day City, Or.. Jan. 1.—Grant
and dread, She Imagined that some- and Baker County cattlemen and set-
thing terrible would happen
But tiers ar« agitating for a two-mil« llm-
under the theory of modern intelli It law-, similar to that in operation in
gence she would try to disabuse her Idaho and California, by which sheep
mind of evil omens and Imagine that ranging Is not permitted within two
all would come out right.
tnll's of any settler'* habitation.
The trapper looked upon the mat
This put» a new phaae on the bit
ter differently. He thought more ter and bloody rang« feud that exists
about the dreamer than the dream. in this county between home and for
As he picked hl, way over tho plains eign stockmen, for while the move in
and among the rocks, her form ho Grant County is apparently one of
came more beautiful to him and her settler* against sheep owners, it Is
words of friendship echoed and ro really a step against the Invading
echoed In hl* ears, And while he horde* of Morrow. Gilliam, Wheeler.
did not believe that there was any Crook and other county sheep which
algnlfiiance In dreams, yet he did not pour |n h«re annually for summer
forget the warning of the fair friend, range. Simultaneously comes the
and kept a more guarded lookout for I tidings that Grant County stockmen
bls safety than ever before.
preparing for organization suf
Ills trip so far had been an une are
ficiently strong to keep out these
ventful one Night and day he sheep
and reserve next season'» range
pushed on, only sleeping a few hours for home
stockmen. It makes the
at a time and stopping a few minutes outlook
trouble In the Spring
to lunch. The distance now did not brighter for
than «ver. though the bril
divide him far from the fort. It was liant outlook
for range war in 1902
tho Inst evening of hla Journey when
ho discovered fresh tracks of a horse . wa* more than fulfilled.
which had preceded hint on the trail.
AERIAL TORPEDO INVENTED.
The tracks led toward the fort and
ho concluded that it was made by
someone going to the fort. There It Flic, Like h Thing of Life, Being
tat' moral mean* and end». 11« was
nuturiilly Inclined the other way. Ill»
Thieves "Full Out."
spirit for revenge knew no bound*,
Another morning finds the Indian* lie hud already determined III» «ours«
holding their ground. They are Well should the Lord delay settlement
Intrenched «nd the besieged In the longer.
Stone House can only remain cistped
lie had not been usleep nil of
In until relief shall arrive from the these years, either, in regard to the
Lord’s affairs. 11« went straight to
If they are even spared tills prlvl the hiding place of Lyle's treasury
lege they will feel thankful for It and helped himself. Ten thousand
require* time to communicate with dollars In gold and bank notes he
the military authorltl«» and then ho I took nnd »«cured safely In a belt al-
dler* move with deliberation und pre reudy prepared next to hl» body.
pure before they move,
Then like a coyote he skulked a way,
Old Egan'* me**ag«H nr« already passing through th« n guarii of exult
•ent out amt hla reinforcement* are ant warriors, grown careless with
doubtle»* on tlie road. While ko I confidence In superior number», and
dlera are preparing "ration»" nnd stealing one of their best hor/es
Hilling their lihiuket» nnd seeing to rod« away In tlm darknos*. . Au their
their equipments generally, Indian bloodthirsty warwhoops chimed in
warriors are already In tho »addle »bout th« Stone House, he glanced
and rlillng night nnd dny toward th« bu«k through tlm darkness and »aid:
■ent of their campulgn.
"Devour them, Lord of The Dcsett
If th« Indian« should surmise that nnd all. hungry pack, I will s«<* that
relief hnd been sent for they would you nr« not molested In your work.
hurry the thud attack, nnd the be- Before llamnx-rsley reach's the fort
Hleged felt much alarmed for fear hla tongue will be silenced forever,
that they might discover the tracks and Dun Follett, the half breed, will
of Metzger, who had borne the me» be well on Ills way to where he will
sag« to the trapper. There wa* also live th« remainder of hla day« In
name fear of delay tn communicating luxury."
with the military post an the trapper
was known to spend a great deal of
hl* time away from home, working
Lion and Desert Coyote,
among hla trap* In tho rimrock*.
There wa* no time for hesitation
While It waa considered beat that the
trapper should make the journey to on the part of the trapper, Although
the fort, yet. Metzger had received In ho Imre no concern for tho safety of
structlona to go. »houlil ho bo unable t bi Leni of The Desert, under ordì-
nary circumstances, ho would not
to find Hatnmcrnloy.
The besieged determined to die have him »lain by Indiana at the
rather than fall Into the hand» of the present time. Besides, there were
Snake*, for they knew that Old Egan those in Ills employ who deserved the
would »how no mercy now, having assistance of their fellow men.
lie announced his Int«ntton nt once
caught tho Ixird of The Desert In hl»
treachery, amt they guarded the loot* upon the arrlvul of M «tiger of going
hole* with close scrutiny never fall to the fort but thought best to take
Ing to send a bullet at the slight«»!
exposed portion of nn Indian'» body
They were well «uppllo<| with pro
visions, water and ammunition, nnd
unless *i-tually overpower«'! would
be able to withstand a siege Imlefl
Tho Indian* wore likewise prepared
for the siege Beside» the pure water
that flowed from tho mountains above
tho Stone Hou»o. they ha<) the great
meadow* for their »lock to grnz«- upon
and had the Isird'a choicest bullo' ks
to self ct from when they became
hungry, To tho starving warriot
from tho rimrocks and lava beds this
life wa» truly a drrnm; plenty to ent
and drink, only desultory guard duty
—just exciting enough to stimulate
their energy Ol<1 Egan's braves wore
In their element. But summer can
not last always even with tho aavaee
Whllo hla warriors were reveling In
tho luxury of a hazanllc»* siege nnd
tho hope of nn old time a»»anlt nnd a
division of the rich booty. Old Egan
ll>- gave her hand an assuring clasp.
was scanning tho desert for hJ" re
Inforcement* Intuition admonl»ho<l
him that delay would not help hl* n few hours sleep before starting out
cauae; that the aooner he had taken <>n so fatiguing a Journey. Befóte
hl* prey and vanl*t>e«| among the lava lying down, however, all preparations
rock* of the far *outh. the bettor were made so that upon hl* waking
The outlook who hn<| been plac ed on lie would be able to stmt at once on
tho peak overlooking the desert, rig hl* mission, it waa hl* purpose to
naled Old Egan that rein forcement» »tart before daylight that lie might
get beyond the rimrocks to the south
The chief could not resist climbing before dawn so that the scouts of
to tho summit of an adjoining foothill Egan, should they bo watching the
and looking for hlmaelf. 11« wa» r« desert might not discover him.
In the preparations for the« Journey
warded by »oelng n cloud of dust fur
Guided From Terra Firms.
out on tho desert to tho south that he ha<l nn able assistant In the per-
York Jan. 1.—Professor Carl
from Ita length along the plain. In son of Bertha Lyle. Her companion-
Myers, a balloon maker of Frankfort,
knew a band of hl« warrior« were I »hip, however, was more valuable to
has constructed an electrical aerial
eomlng In single file a» rapidly »» the trapper thnn her assistance, Hi
torpedo, which is to be exhibited at
their «food* eould bring them
the Ixiulslanna Purchase Exposition
little later another cloud of dust from everything himself and did not feci
says a Utica. N. Y., dispatch to the
the southwent announced other rein «nfe In depending upon others.
forcements on tho way, nnd though Everything done by Bertha was either
The aerial torpedo fies like a thing
the Indian* preserved a alienee while superintended or Inspected by hint, to
of life, is driven by two aluminum
fn view of the occupant* of the Stone hla satisfaction mid generally to her
screw blades, making 2000 revolutions
House, they could not resist chanting < mbarrassment. Women think thev
a minute and rotated by an electric
their war song* In their concealment know how to do things themselves
motor, which obtains It3 power from
Just at nightfall another band
an ordinary incandescent lighting
current of 110 volts. The movements
Indiana now becoming more bold man of the desert knew how he want-
are directed by two aero planes acting
rent the air with their warwhoop» But ed things arranged and tho woman
as rudders moving the vessel up.
the new arrivals were hungry and from Edinburg only desired to please
down, right or left, in circles, spirals
thirsty. an<l as darkness came on the him. While ho was practically a child
or cylolds. as a bird flies. All these
Haniinersley discovers a fresh track.
1x>rd of The Desert beheld their of tho desert, yet ho wns Intelligent
evolutions are under control of a dis
campfire* In every direction nnd he and had not become one shied in hla
saw them busily engaged In cooking views. Ho saw the value nf woman's were no shoes on the animal's feet, tant operator, who moves an index
and feasting upon hl* choicest beeves com|>nnlon»hlp. felt Its Influence nnd i but the soldiers frequently pressed over contact points on a dial switch
which had been fattened for the pnl hnd often chided himself since Iler : the plains horses into service and board. to which the vessel Instantly
ate* of a different race. Martin Lvle thn’s nrtlval for permitting hl* am there was no reason to suspect any responds.
was not a coward. He wns a villain billon to rise In certain directions thing out of the ordinary from a mere
WORKING HOIRS REDUCED.
and a thief and n drunkard Imt with "Calm, my boy," he would say "You horse’s track.
nil of this he wns a man of courage nre only a trapper make your living , But. as the reader knows. Ham-
of tho true Scotch stripe When lie In roaming the desert and climbing tneraley was beset by one of the most Employes of Door and Lumber Company
saw his property being sacrificed, his the rimrocks nnd trnpplng wild nni- unscrupulous villains of the plains.
Will Have Nine-Hour Day.
homo surrounded by nn enemy, his mnls nnd skinning them. She Is re The trapper had only used ordinary
Pass, Or.. Jan 2.—At a re
life nnd thnt of hl* companions fined. She Is wealthy. While she la enre on his trip from home, whllo
throntenod, ho rose from Ills big nrm thrown In your company under moqt Follett hail been on the scent like a cent meeting of the officers of the
Sugar Pine Door & Lumber Company,
chnfr, dressed nnd armed hlmt-elf for unfortunate circumstances, she could hungry wolf. Although compelled to of
this city, presided over by R. A.
battle and took active command of not be otherwise thnt grateful, she go long distances out of bls way on Booth,
of Eugene, it was decided to
will always bo grnteful will regard account of being mounted, to get
Dnn Follett had boon watching the you as n preserver nnd friend, but around the numerous wnlls of rlm- shorten the hours of work In tho local
proceedings with studious silence. nothing mors, my boy. Do not build rocks, he had gotten the trapper’s factory. The same wages as hereto
He camo to tho conclusion thnt n up I ilso holies, young nmn. Rcmnln course and was determined to head fore will be paid but the hours of
work will be reduced from 10 to nine.
crisis wns nt hand. Meeting the within your bounds and you will not him off ere ho should reach the fort, This
schedule will be effective tn
I-ord of The Desert In the front yard come to grief. So let the matter nnd kill him to prevent the Lord of all of new
the mills of the Sugar Pine
he told him he would spenk with him. drop.”
The Desert from receiving aid. He Company.
Thus would reason this mnn of the hnd no hatred for Hnmmorsle.v, but
“Mr. Lyle," ho said. “I think It high
time for n settlement between us. ! frontier when nature awakened Ills he would have sacrificed a bosom-
have performed all of my ngreotnenfs heart to love.
Wants German Bishops.
friend Io gratify his revengeful spirit.
After making preparations for the
with you and you have put me off
He had already discovered tho trap
Jan. 2.—Herr P. P. Cahen-
from dny to day. and now thnt 1 have trip he had given Instructions to per’s approach and hnd preceded him
no obligations remaining unfulfilled I hla companions concerning their nr- to a point near the fort where ho ex sly. a member of the German Reich-
d< mand thnt tho deeds be signed nnd tlon In Ills absence. He suspected pected to hide among the boulders stag and president of the Saint
that Indian scouts might visit his and stop the trapper forever from tho Raphael Society for the protection of
that you pay tho balance duo me.”
"Tut, man, this Is no time for set abode and Impressed upon hla friends desert trail. Hiding his horse In a German Immigrants In America, who
tling business nffnlrs, when our very tho Importance of not being dlacov- gulch In the background he secreted for 10 years has been agitating in
acalp* are quivering on our hends cred. "I think this period of Isold- himself near the trail and waited the favor of the appointment of German
There I* plenty of time. Wnlt until tlon Is drawing near to a close," he approach of tho trapper.
I ecclesiastics to minister to German
we have repulsed this band of blood said. ”1 expect In the visit of Gen
When ho was within a few paces Catholics In the United States, is
thirsty savages, which your awkward oral Crook and tils mon not only to Follett leveled his revolver and when again actively urging the Vatican to
nea* has brought to our door, nnd put ti stop to Egan's deviltry In this the trapper approached within a few appoint German bishops wherever the
then we will talk about settlement." country but to sec tho Lord of Tho feet of him the scoundrel pulled the German element predominates.
"But wo must settle now'" de Desert reduced to a commoner, nnd trigger. But fortunately tho percus
manded Follett. "You have thus put see the real lord nnd the lady In- sion cap did not explode. Drawing
More Pay for Teamsters.
me off from time to time nnd I now stalled In their proper station.”
his knife hurriedly the would-be as
Jan. 2.—Eight hundred
mu*t hnva a settlement without
thousand dollars a year has been add-
sion was cut short by the trapper bid
to the pay of the 9000 members of
"I am a man of few words, an von ding them a warm farewell and going tiger. Tho noise of the hammer of the ed
the Truck Teamsters’ Union, The
know, Follett," responded Lyle, "nnd to hla quarter* for a short sleep. His
men have been In conference with
I answer now, onee nnd for all, wait glance, however, wan.dercd to the his meditation nnd when Follett their employes for two weeks discuss
Gios of Rorthn na ho drew tho curtain rushed upon him ho dropped tho ing conditions and an Increase which
until I am rendy to settle.”
"So am I a man of few words nnd behind hltn nnd he anw n flush on her bundle from his shoulder and turning amounts to about $1.75 a week for
also of quick action, your Lordship, cheek thnt brought one to Ills own received his assailant In nn unexpect each man
___ has-been conceded by the
a title for which you are Indebted tn thnt was soon hidden In the dim light ed .manner. Ho seized the half brood eni ploy era. This was accepted last
by tho lipdrawn wrist with one hand I night by the union and will go Into
me, and another moment s dolny on of his own cell-llko apnrtniont*.
your part will be the costliest net of
As was his custom tho trapper nnd by the throat with tho other and effect on February 1. Time and a
your life!” said Follett In a low, de wakened on limo, nnd dressed him then a hand to hand struggle between half shall be paid for all work done
self noiselessly to prevent disturbing two of the most determined men of on Sundays nnd holidays, save on
Dan Follett wns a man of action tho other sleepers. Ho cnnio forth the desort followed.
Labor day, when no teaming shall
nnd of few words, nn the render Is quietly nnd wns about to take ttp tho
(To b* continued.)
gwara, and hl* conicience did not dlc- equipment* of his Journey when he
EVENTS OF THE DAY
gathered from all parts of the
SPAIN WAKING U
EDWARD BECOMES EMPEROR.
Occasion of HI* Accession to Throne of
India Made ■ Gala Day.
Delhi. India, Jan. L—The Viceroy.
I-ord Curzon, of Keddleaton, made
hla state entry Into the capital of the
Mogus yesterday. Thia constituted
Comprehcnslve Revlew of thè Import- the official opening of the Durbar,
ant Happening! of thè Paat Week, held to celebrate the accession of
Preaented In Condcnsed Form, Mos» King Edward an Emperor of India,
Likely to Prove Intereitlng to Our it was a splendid pageant, probably
unparalleled In Its magnificence. At
the head of the elephant procession
Cuban tode Lord and Lady Curzon on the
state "Grand Tusker." 12 feet high,
Gorgeous pageant at the Imperial the largest elephant In India. Their
howdah waa decked with gold and
coronation durbar In India.
Carroll D. Wright discussed labor silver, and the elephant Itself'waw ai
most hidden beneath a gold-worked
question at Science convention.
Secretary Hitchcock forces Land saddle cloth. Surrounding them were
footmen in scarlet and gold liveries
Commissioner Hermann to resign.
Arrangements of arbitration proto and bearing massive sliver staves.
The Duke of Connaught, who rep
col in Venezuelan affairs left to Minis
resented King Edward, and the Duch
The Humbert family arrives in ess of Connaught, followed. Their
Paris, and the police fool the curious «lephant was equally gorgeously ca-
prisoned. Then, in order of prece
Coroner’s inquest hears evidence on dence, came the Nizam of Hydera
blunders which caused Wianstead bad, the Maharajah of Travanscore
and other ruling chiefs, 70 in all,
Mrs. Tingley is said to declare that their huge elephants forming a line a
a mother's love for her child should quarter of a mile In length.
be crushed out.
The glittering procession started
Railroads agree to return free of from the railroad station, preceded
charge exhibits from St. Ixiuis Fair by dragoon guards and artillery, the
to Portland Exposition in 1905.
Voceroy’s escort, and by heralds and
Moorish rebels pursue the Sultan's trumpeters. The route was entirely
army to Fez and will besiege the city; lined by British and native troops.
Spain prepares to send soldiers, and From the saluting battery, posted at
the fort commanding the Lahore
Britain a fleet.
Gate, guns thundered out a royal sa
Chicago musicians will give Mascag lute as the Viceroy passed with the
ni a benefit.
heralds and trumpeters sounding at
intervals spirited fanfares.
Wholesale election frauds alleged
The cortege passed in front of a
in Denver contest.
line of 150 elephants carrying the
The Japanese Ministry may be de brilliantly dressed retainers of the
feated on increase of navy.
ruling chiefs. The colossal beasts all
by trumpeting and throwing
A whole Chinese province Is be- saluted
their trunks in the air. presenting a
Ing ravaged by Boxer rebellion.
truly imposing sight, and afterwards
Aged Montana placer miner went fell tn line behind the official proces
crazy, got a gun and terrorized Deer sion. Huge crowds of onlookers wit
nessed the spectacle, which, it is as
South Carolina lynchers
wreak serted. has never been surpassed fn
swift veqegance on two negro mur magnificence, even in this country of
The hera!'*s and trumpeters who
.»nd followed the escort and immediately
Terrible train« .eck on the
Trunk Railroad; 28 ' 'lied and many preceded the Viceroy, were conspicu
ous by the splendor of their attire.
They were followed by the newly con
All Paclf! Coast ports which buy stituted Imperial Cadet Corps, com
Government transports will share the prising 30 Maharajahs, The excite-
ment was at fever heat as the first
Jessie Benton Fremont, widow of elephant, with gold and silver bow
the famous "Pathfinder,” dies in Los dahs of the staff officers, came In
view, and commenced to circle "round
the rnosqu-. The first elephants In
Senator Morgan condemns attitude Asia passed in front of the great
of both parties on trusts and proposes Jumma Musjid, the steps of which
were thronged with distinguished
Nine miners were swept away by an personages, including the Viceroys
avalanche In the Slocan district of American and British guests, and the
delegates from the colonies and from
other parts of the Empire.
Young woman shot by jealous lover
near Haines Christmas night dies, and slowly by, many of the massive how
there is talk of lynching her assassin. dahs of quaint and rich design be
President Roosevelt is bringing the ing surmounted by magnificent can
allies and Venezuela together and is opies of gold embroidered and bejew
bailed as savior of The Hague tribu eled tapestry. The bodies of the an
imals were almost hidden by their
trappings of crimson, purple and gold
W. J. Bryan is in Mexico City
Bands of gold encircled their tusks
golden bracelets were on their ankles
Railroad collision in Ontario kills gold and silver belts were hanging
from their neck chains, and their
heads were painted and decorated in
Lake sailors starving on an
every conceivable color. The ma
houts were clad in the brightest at
Graham Bel] says he has invented tire, as were the attendant spearmen
who marched by the elephants' sides
a flying machine.
In the rear of the procession rode
Snowslide buries bunkhouse, with General Ix>rd Kitchener, the Cam-
18 men at Nelson.
mander-in Chief of India, surrounded
Calmness of a Spokane priest saves by a brilliant staff, and followed by
the heads of provinces, with escorts
panic in a church fire.
of Indian cavalry and tribal leaders
Blizzard sweeps over the Mississippi from beyond the border line. Dowr
Valley to the Gulf States.
the main street moved the cortege
Dead Astoria Recorder is found to through lines of saluting soldiers and
excited, surging salaaming throngs of
be short In his accounts.
natives: through the ancient city
Holiday trade exceeded in most re with the balconies and housetops
spects all previous records.
teeming with life and through the
Ship narrowly missed wrecking Moree Gate into the open park be
vond. There, after a four-mile march
Morrison-street bridge. Portland.
the elephants of the Viceroy and the
Special Commissioner Arati,
Duke of Connaught halted side by
Japan, pledges aid for 1905 Fair.
side. and the pageant was concluded
Representative Jones introduces bill with the great Princes filing by
their elephants trumpeting a salute.
to open Colville Indian reservation.
The Viceroy was in state uniform
Oregon Water Power & Railway I .adv Curzon was dressed in gray
Company sued for $10.000 damages.
the Duke of Connaught had on a
Fierce gale sweeps over Denmark Field Marshal’s uniform, and the
Duchess of Connaught was attired in
and causes wrecks and loss of life.
blue. Thev received a flattering wel
Secretary Chamberlain arrives in come at all points. The Viceroy and
South Africa and advises concilatlon. the Duke of Connaught subsequently
drove to the main camp.
Crown Princess of Saxony and he1-
brother may seek refuge in the United
CZAR A SPIRITUALIST.
Opponents of reduced Philippine Called The Hague Peace Conference as
Result of a Seance.
tariff and of reciprocity treaties may
form a combination.
New York. Jan. 1.—A curious story
regarding the Czar, who as is wel’
President Roosevelt declines to ar known, has of late years taken great
bitrate the Venezuelan dispute, and it interest in spiritualism, conies from
will go to The Hague tribunal.
Many disastrous and fatal railroad sources, says the Tribune’s London
correspondent. This story is to the
effect that The Hague conference war
Negro Murderer hanged by a mob the direct result of a spiritualistic-
seance. at which, having received a
Delegate from the Philippines ex call. Emperor Nicholas was told that
It was his duty to bring about peace
plains their needs.
in the world. __________
British sea captain murdered by na
No Public Significance.
lives of New Hebrides.
York. Jan. 1.—Secretary of
George Carter shoots his wife and
the Treasury Shaw Is In New York
then kills himself at Eugene.
today. He visited the financial dis
Fire destroys city hall and city re- trict, calling at the sub-treasury and
customhouse. The Secretary war
cords of Marlborough, Mass.
accompanied by his son and two
Jealous lover lies In wait and shoots daughters. "My visit here has no
young woman near Baker City.
public significance." said the Secre
tary. "I am combining business with
President Roosevelt advises Castro pleasure. At present my plans In
to appeal to The Hague tribunal.
clude a journey to Philadelphia to
Pretender to throne of Moroccu morrow. I do not expect to meet any
wishes to make war on Christians.
New York bankers.”
Great Increase in trade with the
British Sloop at Port of Spain.
island possessions of the United
Port of Spain, Trinidad, Jan. 1.—
The British sloop-of war Fantome,
Christmas is generously observed which was sent to command the en
r.mong the Inmates of the state insti- trance to the Orinoco and went
tutlons at Salem.
aground near Barancas. and which
The pope takes steps to arrange was floated December 21, has arrived
legal separation of Crown Prince and here. An examination of the ship
shows that she sustained no damage.
Princess of Saxony.
TAKING ALARM AT SERIOUSNESS
REBELLION IN MOROCCO.
Calling Her Soldier* tc Ar .a* The Statfl
la Barricaded In Hla Palac* at F«*
HI* Royal Army Ha* Been Routed
En Rout* to Gibraltar.
Madrid, Jan. 1.—The Spanish
eminent Is preparing for eventu»«, >
ties in Morocco, and ha* orderfl 4
troops at Malaga, Cadiz and AliMMi
drag to be ^eld in readiness ’thw«
promptly reinforce the garrisons
Ceuta and Mellill, Morocco, shoo *
the situation require It. A Spanl^
cruiser lias been ordered to Tangl<M|||,
According to dispatches recelv>*r|ta
here from Tangier the rebels chnn-aport
the troops of the Sultan to the gatMtior
of Fez. It Is reported that the Eur<N*a<i
eans are preparing to leave Fez. lanlty
King Alphonso tonight diHciiHs|gp of
the Moroccan crisis with GeneUnjQ-
Weyier, Minister of War, and t
Duke of Veragua, Minister of Marl)
In addition to the cruiser Infanta L J**
be la, which has already gone to Ta^RJ**
gier, other vessels are to be held n
readiness t< take reinforcements • to-
Ceuta and 'lelilla.
The government has asked its
ba-sadors at Paris and London to i a«wt
certain the views of the French ‘apo.
British governments concerning t
Moroccan situation. It seems to .rand
feared in political circles here •It
some foreign power will intervene
The latest news to reach Mad>«onl
'■onfirms the previous reports th^
Fez has been invested by the rebe'knd
Barricaded in Hl* Paloce.
Tangier, Morocco, Jan. 1.—The S«wn
tan of Morocco is said to have retir»;--
to the palace at Fez with all his ava
able artillery and ammunition. a,'w
strongly barricaded himself in con:
quence of a threatened attack on tlw.»
part of the rebels.
Women In the Consulates.
Ixmdon. Jan. 1.—A dispatch to Ury
Times from Tangier, dated Decernlaa*
“A courier from Fez reports tlk^
'he Christians there are safe. Ta*?
missionary women are in the Briti"*
Consulate. The attack on the cat?*
occurred at night. It Is reported th®*
2000 of the Sultan's troops welj
"An absurd rumor is current th _
the French are supporting the reb«*
As a matter of fact, the anti-Christi|4
movement is more dangerous to t,a
French than to anybody else, and™
threatens them in Algeria.
“Tangier is tranquil. No distil?
ance of any knd need be feared hen*
British Warship* Oo.
Valleta. Island of Malta. Jan. 1
H. M. S. Bacchants. the flagship
Admiral Walker, togehter with t • 4
British battle-ships Canopus and V m
torius and the cruiser Diana, have !•■■£«
here for Gibraltar, it is believed. 3?
-onnecHon with the Moroccan sitrL
tion. The battle-ship Implacable w !
follow the other ships shortly.
BINQER HERMANN RESIGNS.
Commissioner of General Land Office Qu
and His Assistant Appointed.
Washington. Jan. 1.—Land Cc
mlssioner Binger Herman has t-
dered his resignation to the Pre j
dent, to take effect the 1st of Feb
ary or 1st of March. He will be s
ceeded by present Deputy Comtr
stoner Richards, of Wyoming,
confirming the announcement. J
"I have wanted to return to Ro
burg to resume the practice of i -
profession, and have contemplat
resigning for a year or more. I hs
held this office longer than any
ny predecessors, except two. sir
the office was created in 1812, havi
-ntered upon my duties soon after I
first inauguration of the late Pr<
lent McKinley, nearly six years a/
I have endeavored to administer I
affairs of the office so as to do inj
tice to no one. whether he be hor
steader or corporation seeking p-
Mr. Hermann would not say whe
er he would enter the senatorial rt
In Oregon, nor would he say that
would allow the use of his name
connection with the senatorsbip.
Death the Reward of Fidelity.
New York. Jan. 1.—Faithfulness
her fiance. Professor Peck, a fora
•instructor in I-ehigh University, w
lied a year ago from consumpti
ha* cost Miss Mabel Mitchell,
Plainfield, N. J„ her life. When P
'essor Peck was taken iFl, M
Mitchell, then a school teach
-ui-sed him in his home at Newbu
N. Y., and af er his death the ye1
woman was stricken with Profa
Peck’s disease. She resigned hen
dtion as an Instructor In the Wa
inyston school and died Thursi’
Recount in Colorado.
St. Louis. Jan. 1.—In pursuance
a decision to re-count the votes e
it the recent election in the fwel
Congressional District,. the bal
boxes were opened yesterday In t
oresence of James Butler, Congre
■nan-elect, and the contestant. Geoi
C. R. Wagoner, and their attorne
aays a dispatch from Denver. Ba)
boxes of 35 precincts out of the tc
of 105 were examined, but the ««»
was not made public. Butler, on '
face of the returns, had a majority
Could Not Place Blame.
Trinidad. Colo., Jan. 1.—The ji
that held an Inquest over the bod
of eight men killed In the collls ;
between freight train* on the Cole
do & Southern Railroad last w> .
yesterday returned a verdict to
effect that from the evidence p .
diiced It was unable to attach bl
to any one.