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COUNTY, OREGON, MARCH 5, 1903
hardly f«1r. They ought to h«v« epok.a
FLOODS IN SOUTH.
to it« Itut we'll find «>,01« way to pun
Senate Naval Commitfl
Cloudbursts In Kentucky and Tennessee
Th«/ tb< n went into tln> Imus», but
Shipa of fl4H
Put Whole Towns Under Water.
II "it Iler wna there.
'iATIIERED FROM ALL PARTS OF THE
"Why. It - funny Isn't It. Goupirt?"
Ixmisville, Ky., March 3.—The an
“It Is, eurcly.”
"I II «1st’ up some of ths boyw"
damage to railroads and crops, and at
Hale, that the battle.-®
An-I ac<-.<rditigly, half « dozen of the
noli wile «< m out III different purl« of
times inflicts loss of life, has left this
-ent- the moat perfect®
th« euclosuro to Inform th« hldera tint Comprehensive Review of the Import-
season’s impression on many parts of Endorses (Jovernor Taft's Urgent Call for afloat Delay, an<l accofl
th« game wa« tip. But they returned
ant Happenings of the
a Reduction of Tariff Oovernor Says
the South alter a tremendous twe days’
booth s. It w«« old Tony who anno me
the bouse program 1
Presented In Condensed Form, Moa*
amine Will Come If Action is Not
ed th.it limy couldn't be found,
rain, with an accompaniment of high
navy and authorises t«H
marquis g.izvt) upon Goupart, and flou
Prompt Filipinos Have Suffered Long
neyv ships of tfl
part sized upon the marqul«, au-1 thus
Scries of Calamities.
morning directly attributable to the
they «tool fur some inuineuts.
rather than the heavier®
"Do you think any danger can haw
elements have resulted in the death of
vided for in the house tfl
befallen them?" whispered the youth
Extra aeaiion of senate will l>e called nine |>ersons and injury of 29.
Washington, Feb. 28.—The presi
with « trembling'lip.
Three deaths, together with a Jong dent yesterday «ent the following mea- more of them, the house»
"I don't think there could,” returned
The Cuban congress haa fixed five list of injured, were brought alxrut by sage to the senate:
the oi l uiau, nervously. "But w« must
ing provided for two larfl
“I have juat receive.) a cable from
an accident on the Houtliern railway
When the bill passe« 1
In n very few moments the whole
Henator Aldrich promise« tariff revis early this morning, when a train iiound Governor Taft which run» as follow«:
household whn In slarm. Th« «turillng ion at the next «e««ion of congre«s.
goee to conference, there *
” ‘Neceaaiiy for painage house tariff
«<1 v. lit lire with the Indiana «uni« time
east from ChHttanooga ran into a wash
ability of the senate provl
before hod prepared the mini« of the
Galea off the French coast have out near Leonore City, Tenn. Six per bill most urgent. The conditions of
tamed, nr at least the ad
people for nn easy access of fear, «nd ua canned «erioua damage to shipping.
sons were drowned while trying to cross productive indiiRtry and buain.-sa con two or more ships of the 1
« .on ua It was known that Louis and
The health of the pope ¡«not to good, the Ohio near Hickman, Ky., the swift siderable worse than in November, the
Louise were not to be found, consterna
Senator Hale says the
tion was depicted upon every face. Huge but alarming rumors are discredited.
date of the last report, and growing
warship in exietem
linn lie» of pitch wool were always kept
Some revival in
Protests continue to pour in against driftwood, ami five persons were hurt worse each mouth.
In readlm «• to bo used Io case of alarm the .eating of Reed Htnooh, of Utah.
the Oregon, and the coun
at night, mid some of these were lighted,
in a tornado which passed over Hickory sugar and tobacco prices, due to ex better than to add other
nn l soon the whole household were In the
An agreement haa licM-n reached lie Iarvel, Ga , this morning. The damage pectation of tariff law. The interests
class to the navy as soon
wide court. They divided at th« b«rn. tween the Santa Fe rai road and the
to railroad property is large, and the of Filipinos in sugar and tobacco exten
mid in fifteen minute« they nil met the e trainmen.
sive, and failure of hill will be a blow
FIRE EATS UP MILL
ngn n. But they had found nothing
inconvenience to the public is consid
Fire at Halifax, N . H.. destroyed
in the face of those interests. Numl>er
Pale «nd trembling, the old man turn
ed to the gate
It was locked, but th« »300,009 worth of property.
of toba. co factories will have to close Sweeps Through Business Ca-B
Cloudbursts are reported in Kentucky
bolt« were not »but. 11« i-alird for the firemen were seriously injured.
cinnati with Disastrous l':
and many augar haciendas will lie put
key. Tony had It. an I th« postern was
Fire at Hasting', Neb , dentroyed and Tennessee, and it is feared there up for sale at a sacrifice if the bill does
Cincinnati, Feb. 28. — i
» «in Hung open, «nd the torches flashed
»200,000 worth of property and for a has lieen some loss of life in the affect
not pass. Customs receipts have fallen o’clock this morning flame*';
time threatened the tlestruction of tl.e ed regions.
In Middeleboro, Ky.,
off this me nth one-third, showing de covered in the cellar of Geot 1
every house in the lower section of the
grocery in the Pike building I
John Baker, ex-minister to Venezuela place was flood, d and every merchant crease of the purchasing power of the
and a rnernlier of congrewa tor several suffered damage to stock. Near Ander islands. General business stagnant. street, 'etween Vine and Wa
"What 1« It?” the latter asked.
term», is «eiiously ill at hi« home at
All political parties, including labor hour later there was an «
"Bee that foot!”
son, Tenn., a cloudburst carried away a
supposed to come from liquor®
cil. trembling like
quarter of a mile of track on the Nash unions, moet strenuous in petition for
"What of It?"
The Montana legislature haa added
age, and the Hames soon afterv •
“It hs<l no heel! It ia the print of a »7,090 to its fair appropriation, Thia ville, Chattano'>ga <k St. Louis railroad.
up through the roof of theH
makes »42,000 to 1« used fcr St. I-ouis High waters carried away three bridges
"Vije Governor Luke E. Wright in stone front building, and fr®
While the people were crowding about and Portland expositions.
and a trestle on the Tennessee Central,
the «pot, one of the women found an
dorses in the strongest manner all that time on for several hours the |
The foundation for J. Pierpont Mor-
arrow, and In a moment more a mocca
Governor Taft has said, and states that beyond control.
gun'« new library building at the rear aged other bridegs.
■In was picked up.
he haa the gravest apprehensions as to
The flames destroyed half a 3
“The Chicks««wa!” exclaimed Tony, of Ida home at Madison avenue and
A steamer was blown against the the damage that may come to the
a« soon a« he saw the moccasin.
East Thirty sixth street is nearing com
the center of the business distr*“
Southern railway draw bridge over the
"<> beaten«!*' gn-p-d Itrion Ht. Ju pletion. it will cost »300,000.
duction in the tariff levied against
lien. And with a de p groan he itlg-
Big Bee river, in Alabama, sending Philippines goods coming into the caused a loss of over »2,000,00»
The senate refuses to consider the
burning embers were carried fo«O
But he quickly revived, for
|>art of the structure to the bottom.
United States. I very earntstly ask the Kentucky suburbs being I
the thought of pursuit came to him. Gon- Littlefield anti-trust bill.
Landslides occurred in two tunnels that this matter receive the jimmediate
part hastened the men to pursuit In wild,
The fire departnjfl
Fire at Lowell, Mas«., coat one life
on the Southern railway, near Harri attention of congress and that the reiiel
prayed for be granted.
Covington, Newport and ..th-
Just a« the great old clock In ths hall and deatrojed »39,000 worth of prop man, Tenn.
told the hour of four In the morning, the erty.
“As congress knows, a series of ca
All streams are bankful, the Ala lamities has tefallen the Philippine tucky towns came to the assista&|
party returned to the house, pale and fa
Two masked men held up the post-
the local firemen, but it was not*
tigued. The flrat gray streaks of dawn master at Bisbee, Ariz., and secured bama rising 19 feet ¿kt Millsted, near people. Just as they were emerging fore their combined efforts bad ttS
were pencilling the eastern horizon as the
Montgomery, during the night. Flood from nearlv six years of devastating under control. Crews were at wol
marquis and Goupart stood In the aitting
were sent out by the Mont warfare, with the accompanying de the time on the roofs of the surrJ
room, line of the women brought in a
struction of property and tbs breaking
lamp, and the youth started when hs saw extra session of congre«« unless the gomery weather bureau.
The Missis of the bonds of social order and the ing buildings, and a general confi
tion was narrowly averted.
how pale his host looked. And St. Ju I Cpban and Panama canal treaties are sippi has reached the danger point at
habits of peaceful industry, there oc
It was perhaps the greatett ecar|
lien started, too; for be looked Into hie ratified.
companion's face, and It looked terror-
city ever had. and it was tluxig
The powder work« near Cherokee,
destroyed 91) per cent of the .«ribouu, one time that the entire business’
stricken even to death.
Kan , blew up, killing four men and ing. The Ohio is rising.
They spoke not a word. The old man
Reports from Memphis tonight state the Philippine cattle, leaving the peo tion of the city was doomed, and
ple without draft animals to till the
moted forward and extended hla hand,
that the Mississippi river is nearly a lands or to aid in the ordinary work of would have been the case if there
and on the next moment hla head was
been brisk winds.
A number of protests are being sent
pillowed upon Goupart'a shoulder, and
The extent of
to Washington against the «eating ot foot above the danger line and is farm ar.d village life.
am h deep, mighty soba broke forth from ! Senator ele- t Ih-ed Hmoot, of Utah.
slowly rising to the levee top.
River the disaster can be seen from the fact
FATAL BLAZE IN NEW YORK.
bis lips th.it It Seemed a« though h s
men say the situation there is assum that the surviving caribous have in
heart were rent In sunder. And one by
creased over tenfold in value. At the Eight-Story Building Totally Deatro
Two robliers blew open the safe of ing a serious aspect.
one the eager servants came into that
same time a peculiar oriental horse dis
and One Fireman Killed.
room, for they dared not yet trust them
gineers fear that some of the levees
selves to sleep. They stood aud witness Springs, Mich., and secured between may weaken when tlie full sweep of the ease became epidemic, further crip
New York, Feb. 28.—Several firetr
ed the great grief of their loved master,
rising waters is felt.
already reduced by various causes to were hurt, one fatally, at a fire in I
and with one accord they wept with him.
but a fourth of its original size, has eight atory building at Broadway a
To Colonel Cody was presented a
Truly that was a dark hour!
JAILER IS SLAIN.
(To be continued.)
l>een damaged by locusts so that the
handsome tea and coffee service by the
EVENTS OF THE DAY
DY AUSTIN C. BURDICK »
CHAPTER VII. «'ontlmie.l I
“Spi»rtk tn in»’, L oii I n «*," iitt«*r«d Gon-
purl, now Npt’fiklnK <pil«*kly mii I
''•nd tell mt? If you linve fortfuttvu thoiiu
worila I tiNixl to Npv.tk. ¡line you for
•‘No not one.”
•‘Then lot me upvnk them ngnIn. Let
me iiuw apeak them «■ one who know«
the way« of Ilf»: ntul to one who cun
judge for her«» If of thu <|eep mennlng
that paaaliig yrnr« Imre glrru to m H th<>nu
•motion* that have outlhtul the <!e*tro>
Ing wear uf time. * In the henrt wh»re
first «n«*hrln<*<l, none oth
er h*« ever com»’. I bi*re »’herUhetl your
• weet f*< e, mid In humble prayer have I
begged that I might *»•»• you on e moi”
on earth. Aaid, at time«, my soul bn«
been wild enough 1» It« llightn of hope
to pli’tnr* that one mowt holy thought of
all life union with the »lenrly lot« I oue.
When my feet flrat tou« h««d th»
1 dreamed uot that I wa* n«»ar to th •«».
But I found you, mi l here I «at me down
to pray with more of hope, un i to hope
with more of promlae. And n<»w, Isouiar,
let me *«k you, •• I hat«? ««he I you i
hundred time* before, will you be my
"Goupart, I have n father whole every
earthly wl»h I* for the gm» I of hla cbil
dren, «nd not for world* would J I
"I underatand,” «aid Kt Henio, n* the
mmdrn hraltatvd nn I »»topped. "Ati<| be
• ■•tired that I would hot a«k, evrti for
life lt«»df «1 thy hand*, ggalnot thy no
blc father'» wl*h. But *upp<»*e I n»k
him *n<l he bld* me tnke you?**
"Then I am by hl* pennl*«foi) only
whit In henrt I have been for
A *hort time longer th»»*e two ant th»-re.
• nd their w<»rd* had a »olemn, prayerful
cast, aurh nn mark* th«* h»»lle»t gratitude
of the human *oul; and *« they walked
t<?tv«rd» the houae, they »poke n«»t of th«-
•ul»je« ( upon which their llf»> J<»y» hung
It *>i Already <luak when they roach
•d the hall, and while Loui*<« went to W
move her nimraaln*. Kt. Hrtil* went to
•eek Brian Ht. Julteii. lie fount him In
“How now, Goupart?” cried the oil
tuan, a* hl* young friend took a neat
•’What ha* happ»^ I? Any more lu
dlaue? What on earth make* you look
"It I* a deep and *<»b» r aubje< t which I*
•n my mind,” anawere»! the youth.
"Then out with It. fur I am father <un
Kt. Deni» kn»?w the mnnjuia t<w» well t •
hi’altate. ami he »poke ixihjy and to the
“My fdoiid,” he «aid, “that I love ex
•ry member of your imm»*«li itw fmnll)
niuit lx? Apparent to you, but x»»u wi.l
not be jenioua if I alao lufurm you that
my love for Ixiula«? I* rather stronger
than for any one vlae.“
Ht. Julien art»*» aud placed hl« han.l
Upon the youth*« head, and, while big
team gathered in hla eye*, he anld
“Goupart, my noble boy, you h»re
mi<!« me the happb-at of mm. O, I have
prayed for thia moment many a time.
• ud now It haa come. Among nil my a<-
qumntancea, you were th«’ ouly one to
whom my hope* could turn
take my child, anl you ahnll take me
1 am growing la«y, If not old, ami n t
much longer will Hlm<>n remain with me.”
“Ah,” uttered the youth, with a loo«
of relief, “I* Hlmon g >ing?”
"Yet. He ian't juat the man for m<*
I will not have <1i**< n«|on, and so we
keep peace, but yet much uf my urpbew's
conduct makes in« norvutis. 1 do uot like
bl» plana about tl.« estate, nnd yet be
show« an abrupt, willful oplrit if I offer
a word of expoatulntion
lie a<M*ms b. ut
on realizing nil the ren.ly money lie can
from the plica without th« least reg.ird
tn It* future worth and improvement. I
do not like It. Yes. yea Him. n must
se«k •omo other home."
"Hark!" Intsrrupted Goupart. "What
waa that n.'l.e?"
"1 heard nothing," said the old man.
"Let tn« look n moiueiit." And thus
speaking, th« youth went to the <lo. r
and looked out. But he aiw nothing He
Stepped out into the entry; but there wa»
■o on« there. "I must have been ml»
taken," he said, as he rrturned to the
library and closed the door after him
Ah! ba did not look lu the right place
Had he cast hla eye« up to the ceiling,
h« would hav« Been « smnll hole where
ths host one« bull « copper pipe lead
down to feed a showering luith. And had
h« but gone up luto the small lumber
room overhead, he would have found a
man there, lying tint, like a serpent, with
hla eye to that amnll aperture; and he
would barn aecn at n glnncs that the
watcher could both see and hear nil that
transpired In the library!
Th« moon rod» high In th« heavens,
■ ml her fa«« wn« birt ■lightly tur.... I
away from earth. In th« wld« courtyard
th« tusrry voices rang tunefully out upon
th« calm night air, amt th» glad not. a
«■«re eaugbt up and thing hack by the
Away over the brow of n g.-litlv bill,
where « copse of l>«-aiitlful «<‘«<'la I re««
were left «landing, moved many dark
objects. They acre crouching In th*
wood, and liateultig to the «liouts that
came from the dhtaut dwelling. Alton
they gathered together and conversed In
n vtraiig« tongue, and then they uiov«d
slowly up the hlllald«, and crept down
toward« the coni field. Dll they moved,
like apweters In the moonlight, until they
neared the high barricade, and then
tied lower down and crept on Ilk« hug«
cats approaching th.-lr prey. Btruight
th.-y moved towards the poet«iii. an I
there they lay, tieneatb the wooden wall,
and listened to til« merry voice» from
Koon one of them ar..«« to his
feet, lie win III the «hade of the wait
but yet the ninny colored pnlut upon his
dark akin could be a«<-n. slid the dusky-
browed warrior wa« no more concealed.
They were all a «core of them painted
: In the ««me fantastic manner, and the
j «am« du «ky h lie marked the brow of
each. 11« who had arisen to liis feet pro
1 duced aoniHhing from hla |ioii<4i, nn-l
af.plle.j If to the lock of the heavy post
ern It was n key! And how came that
child of the forest by the key of Ht Ju
Til« about« now come from the garden
llsrk! Ye« they are all there upon the
other sl-ic of the howae They have Juat
found Goupart, and are now drugging
him forth from bl« biding place.
Carefully the Indian turn« the key In
the loch, but the gate la fastened within
The heavy bolt has been surely thrown
hack, and yet the gate op. n- not. But
there ia no time to l»e lost. Th« red m<-n
whispered together n moment, and then
one of them l.eiids upon Ills kn««e, mil
when a ««eon I has mounted upon Id«
shoulder«, he «rises, They «re both tall
men. but he who alnnda upon hla com
panion's shoulder« cannot quite reach th''
topa of the stout pickets. Another num
stand« firmly by the aide of the lower one
and then he above places on« foot upou
the «erond shoulder thus offere.l him.
Now a third man «[iringa nimbly up. «nd
having mounted upon th« «boulders of
him who stnn Is thus elevated, he gain«
the top of the barricade, and In a mo
ment more he drops upon the grnntil
within. Noon th« postern la opened and
«iv m«n enter, leading the reinnlnlng one«
without, and then the gate 1« alino-t
closed, and thus held, so that it can be
open«.! when need conics.
Away towards the stable tlu-ae specters
glide, aul soon they are bidden; for they,
too. will play at the game that the pale
faces have a«t on foot.
Many times had Goupart hidden, and COULDN'T FOOL THESE GIRLS.
as many time« hud he been ciisily found
And now hy and th« marquis chose to Thoy Had Heard of City Fraud« and
hide together, and after a deal of shout
It was n brand new and enterprising
ing, the brother and elater pull them out
from behind the thick duster of vines advertising dodge that caused these
that grow against the garden fi ne». Neat two young women to thluk they had
Louis and Louise scamper sway, laugh- Item "bunkoed" and likely to get Into
Ina an I clapping their hands. for the difficulties. The "dodge" consisted In
utter delight of the father, when they a 15 minute vaudeville performance
purposely let him find them, haa warmed which one of the big retail houses put
them Into almost a frenzy of Joy.
on In a room In Its building to amuse
"Stop atop!" cried the murqula. as hl«
< hildren start. "Isn't It becoming too customers and to make people talk
about the store.
damp for you Louise?"
The two young women were from
■'<>, no! Ne er fear for me."
"Bat the dew Is now fniriy wet upon one of the suburbs of the city, ami on
i li<- lookout for traps and shnrpers.
the grass, and I fenr you'll take cold.
"No no. fattier!" erica the Joyous girl. Having finished their shopping they
"Don't let the first chill fright, n you."
were In the elevator on their way out
"Well go this on.«, nnd then we'll when the elevator man called:
go In. I'm growing chill and cold.”
"All out here to see the famous
"Ay yon shall have a job before you
find u». Now watch for the word.”
With the other passengers the two
Away they went towards th« barn,
and as they turned the angle of the young women left the car, and found
house, anl were thii» lost to right. Gou themselves In n little theater, says the
New York Times. It was dimly light
"Il 1« growing cold."
ed. hn<1 a small stage, a smaller orches
"Av," returned the ol.l man "This .lew tra and chairs In which a uunilier of
la falling fast, for I can feel the damp
people Lad sented themselves. Sud
ness on my feet. While we were excited
denly an Idea occurred to one of the
I did not feel It* Hut I ««tl »’III it
only I feared that Louise might take young women.
"Helen," she whispered to her com
s.uue cold; «nd you know that would uot
panion. "this Is some trap that we have
"No,” said Goupart and the tone of fallen Into. I know mamma told uie of
Ills voice «bowed that he. ton, had enter a similar case once. When she and
talncd some fears. "Ilnrl.l" he added
pupa were spending their honeymoon
"I think I heard them call. All, they've twenty-three years ago nt Niagara
got some deep hiding place tills time, for Fulls they went Into n show that was
I heard the vol.« ns though It w< re
■ 11 Just ns this Is. On the outside
stilled. But we ll till I them. Come!''
Ami away they ran towards the point th re was a sign which said: ‘Entrance
Day« fi«w on now upon golden wings, from which th« voice hn.l ptoece !c I. I'roe.’ All went well until It entne to
and suspicion had ceased to work In even They searched all around the barn, nil.I. r going out, when there was another
Goupart'« mind. Old Tony hn<l watched the cart, in the straw, behind the doors, sign. ‘Exit $1.' That Is what this thing
carefully, but he could find noth in to and then they went to th« stable, uti l Is, and 1 know It. Vet's get out before
Only one A|ng came iqi to here, too, they overhauled everything the show begins.”
l"'i,»'*ne doubts the young men had en they could move, the old man even mov
They made at once for the door of
tertained, and that was a aitdden visit ing a board that lay ngniiist the fence.
elevator shaft. "The show will be
"They niiist have alippcd around into
of Hiinon Ixibola to New Orleans, lie
gin In an Instant," politely announced
professed to have builneaa there.
lie the garden." said Goupart.
Aud ao back to the garden they turned. the attendant. nt whom the young wo
said lie would a«» lmw much corn he
could find a market for, there being sev They limited nnd hunted, but the liiders man looked scornfully.
eral hundred bushels now In the granary; could not be found.
"You must think we are easy," snld
"It'» getting too lute," «aid the jnnr
hut tha marqnla Informed him tlint he
one of the girls, falling Into slang to
need not trouble himself about the corn, quia, at length. "I think I must call show tlint she was no ordinary proposi
an he already had a tine for it, meaning them.”
tion to lte dealt with. "H e know this
"I'll give up In welcome," rvtu nc'.
to keep a large quantity on hand to serve
In case of n falling crop. Yet Hiinon Goupart; "fur I'm sure I should never dodge, and have seen It before.”
Then both went down to the street
must go, for he had Imaltiosa of bin own; lln.l them. Shall I call to them?"
feeling sure that they had escaped one
and one tine morning, down the river li •
wont. In c,
So Goupart shouted that he gave Up of the shrewd “dodgts” of n great city.
'/th some men who
h ■ MB I
Paid the ! rclaltt.
"I give up!” he cried, at the top of hi*
1111 ■ "
voice. "Come, Louis!"
"Your wife." remarked the old frleml,
He waited a few moments, expecting to "tells mo you are getting Into society
niSN, rA pWFWild t«. there, and then bo assailed with a burst of joking nt hl« now.”
r"’ ‘wo waiting linnds would lu. united, wnnt of lucre»«. ’Che «mile was already
"No," replied the plain man, who bad
rather I.nngimt aometlinea made it Ills on Ills face, nnd the exclamation with
pay for bls wife’s ambitions, "society
home at Ht. Julien's place, hut lie hud which to meet the bidden ones was upon
getting Into me.”—Philadelphia
now been for some months upon a nils
hla lips all ren.ly for utterance. But no Is
■ Ion among the Yazooa; but ho had been one camo.
heard from, and he would soon bo there
"They could not hove hen rd," auggeated
Dead ancestors are said to occupy too
It was a bright, moonlight evening, and Nt. Julien.
the young people had been more guy than
"Ah,” uttered Goupart, "they must much of the areable land In China.
Famines would be less frequent if the
usual. Goupart, and Louisa, and Loula havo gone Into the house."
bud been playing at childish games, and
"Bo they hava," anld tha father. "That's country was not one vast cemetery.
whole staff of the Wild West show, in
London in ce'ebration of his 57th Prisoner in an Olympia Jail Murders His
Keeper and Escapes to the Woods.
Olympia, Wash., March 2.—In a
Thu Chicago grand jury returned 75 des)>erate and bloody encounter with a
indictnx nta against the operatora of prisoner in the county jail yesterday
slot machines as a rear It of a crusade
instigated by the Hyde Park protective afternoon Jailer David Morrell was
beaten'on the head with a lead pipe,
shot three times and left lying dead on
Policeman John Ritchey, of Denver,
was dangerously wounded while at the floor of the jail. The murderous
prisoner was an ignorant Swede named
tempting to arrest a lone bighayman.
Christ Benson, in jail for grand lar
A bill to exempt l>eet sugar factories
from taxation for a period of five years ceny. Benson escaped, leaving the in
was killed in the Wisconsin assembly. ner and outer doors of the jail open
and the door of the steel tank, contain
Startling disclosures in St. Louis of
a system of traffic in young women, ing seven other prisoners, unlocked.
under ptdice protection, art« to l>e made Benson is still at large.
by the grand jury as the result of a raid
Jack Kahla.a trusty in the main cor
ridor of tire jail, gave the alarm at the
The Great Falls, Mont., land office nearby home of Sheriff Mills.
has received word trom Washington of was absent, but Mrs. .Mills seized a
the return of about 1,000,000 acres of revolver, ran to the jail and held at bay
land in Northern Montana to entry the tank prisoners until help arrived
under the general land laws.
The county commissioners have de
cided tc offer a reward of »300 for Ben
One man was killed, one fatally in son’s capture, and unless this is effect
jured and four others more or leas seri ed l>efore tomorrow, will ark Govrenor
ously hurt in a freight wreck on the M< Bride to offer a like amount.
Pennsylvania road at Kitanning Point,
seven miles west of Altoona, Pa.
Killed In Their Sleep.
The New York Metropolitan museum
Syracuse, N. Y., March 3.—The
of art has received »500 of a donation Southwestern Limited on the New York
which will in time aggregate »6,000,- Central railroad, west bound, was
000, made by the late Jacob S. Rogers, wrecked at the East Syracuse yards to
the millionaire locomotive builder, of night in collision with freightcars,
Paterson, N. J.
and three trainmen lost their lives.
Three other trainmen were severely in
Fire damaged the plant of the J. I. jured.
The men were asleep in a ca
Case plow company, at Racine, Wis.,
boose in the freight yards.
to the extent of .»100,000.
cars being shifted on the same track
Dr. J. E. Rankin, president of How struck the caboose, which jumped the
ard college, at Washington, has re switch and slid along another track,
signed owing to advanced age and in lodging against the main westbound
firmities. Howard college is one of the track. Here the Southwestern at full
leading negro educational institutions speed struck it.
of the country.
Big Seattle Enterprise.
The Berwind-White coal company,
Seattle, March 3.—The Seattle iron
which employes 2,000 men at coal' and steel company, just formed with
mines at Winbor, Pa., will advance 16,000,000 capital and »1,00,000 liond
wages 10 per cent on April 1.
issue, will build here an iron furnace
with 200 tons daily capacity, a 100 ton
Burglars at Atchison, Kan., blew steel plant, and a rolling mill. The
open the safe of the blast Atchison organizers propose to work high grade
postotllce with dynamite, the explosion magnetic ore« from the great deposits
setting fire in the building.
on Texada Island, B. C.
The coal famine in Santa Fe, N. M., they will increase the plant by the ad
The penitentiary has dition of a tin plate mill and tula*
l>een without coal for six weeks.
The Democratic I.literal party in Hol
land proposes an amendment to the
constitution granting suffrage to al)
men and women over 21 years of age
Owing to the large demand from
America, the price of iron in Germany
has advanced 50 cents a ton since Feb
ruary 1, and the product is sold months
Finds Stamp Thieves.
Chicago, March 3.—State’s Attorney
Deneen announced today that he had
come into possession of proofs showing
who robbed the Chicago postoffice on
October 20, 1901, of postage stamps
valued at »74,601, and that be and
Postoffice I ns [>ector Stuart were at work
preparing the evidence for presenta
tion to a federal grand jury.
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Thirteenth etreet, early today.
property loss ia estimated at »250,00’
Captain John Andreise, of an engitJ
company, while at work at the fire, fe
through an open abaft, striking on hi
bead. He <lie«l shortly^ after beim
taken to the hospital.
A dozen firemen were at work on
sixth floor, when a part of the fl
ceiling fell. Battalion Chief Gooderson
was kno ked unconscious by a piece of
Fireman Daniel Foley’a right
leg was broken.
Kinsch and Thomas Nix fell from a
ladder and broke their lege, and a piece
of cornice crushed Fireman Joseph
Sparrs from the burning building
wera blown toward the Morton house,
at Broadway and Fourteenth street,’
and the 200 guest« of that hotel who
bad been aroused by the fire engine«
all went down to the street for «afety.
Dr. Gatling Is Dead.
New York, Feb. 28.—R. J. Gatling,
inventor of the Gatling gun, died here
today at the home of his son-in-law,
Hugh P. Pentecost. Dr. Gatling died
very suddenly in the arms of bis daugh
ter, Mrs. Hugh O. Pentecost. At 1:15
o’clock Dr. Gatling returned home
from a trip down town.
years of age and accustomed to resting
after any physical effort, he told hie
daughter he would lie down. Shortly
afterward he commenced to breathe
heavily. A physician was called and
he administered strychnine, but to no
Chinese Rebels Victorious.
Pekin, March 2.—Advices received
here today ebow that 500 imperial
troops were caught February 13 in an
ambush in the Yang Y’uing pass by re
bels of the province of Kwang Si, South
China. All the soldiers were killed
and the rebels secured large supplies
of arms, which the troops were tak
ing to the besieged garrison of Chi
Yuen. The official reports aimitthat
the rebellion in Kwang Si is increasing,
and has spread over the border into tl e
province of Hunan.
The viceroy of
Hunan has sent troops to the boundary
to t heck the rebels’ advance.
To Double-Track Union Pacific.
Denver, Feb. 28.—The Union Pacific
is to be double tracker! all the>ay from
Omaha to Ogden, according to state
ments of surveyors who left Denver to
day. The contracts were let a few days
ago for double-tracking 100 miles went
This morning J. C.
Pivens left for Rock Springs and Green
River, where he joins other surveyors
in laying out «ut-offs this side of Og
den. He states that plans are now be
ing drawn up for double-tracking the
road from Cheyenne to I-aramie.
Must Bld on Equal Terms.
Will Pass at Extra Session.
Washington, March 2.—The Pacific
coast shipbuilders who bid on new ves
sels authorized by the pending naval
bill will have to enter the competition
on an even haais with boildera on the
Atlantic coast. While ¡the naval bill
was under consideration in th* senate
no attempt was made by any Pacific
coast senator to secur the adoption of a
4 per cent preferential amendment. As
neither house adopted this provision
it cannot be inserted in conference. __.
Washington, Feb. 28.—The fight con
tinues against the Panama < ana I treaty,
and Morgan is determined to defeat it
at this serai in of congress. He ia
lining aide«! by men woh are known to
be opposed to the Cuban treaty, and
there is a probability that both will go
over for a special session of the senate,
but they will be ratified then, or at
least a vote will be taken upon them,
and, from a close canvass of the
price of rice has nearly doubled.
“Under these circumstances there is
imminent danger of a famine in the
islands. Congress is in course of gen
erously appropriating »3,000,000 to
meet the immediate needs, but of in
dispensable and pre eminent need is
the resurrection of productive industry
from the prostration into which it has
been thrown by the catices above enum
“I ask the action in the tariff matter,
not merely from the standpoint of a
wise government policy, but as a meas
ure of humanity in response to an ap
peal to which this great people should
not close its ears.
We have assumed
responsibility toward the Philippines
which we are in honor bound to [fulfill.
We have the specific duty of taking
every measure in our power to see to
their prosperity. The first and moet
important step in this direction has
been accomplished by the joint action
of the military and civil authorities in
securing peace and civil government.
The wisdom of congress at the present
session has provided for them a stable
government, but there remains vital
need that one thing further shall be
done. The calamities which have be
fallen them as above enumerated could
have been avoided by no human wis
dom. They cannot [be completely re
paired, but their sufferings can be
greatly alleviated and a permanent bas
is of future prosperity assured if the
economic relations of the islands with
the United States are put upon a satis
"White House, Washington, D. C.,