incKO ii iMMrcruT iicnom, XAca tcksqat axd tuioat. 624 YEAR Hi. 23. SALEM, OREGON. TUESDAY. JULY 29 1902. "FIRST. SECTION EIGHT PAGES. A RAILROAD ! IS FEASIBLE ;v, .. .,; . : : To Conncl;th- Eastern and Western Hemispheres BY WAY OF BEHRING SEA Harry De Wirdt and Party Arrieln Se- : attle AFTER EXAMINING THE ROUTE FOR TUB LONDON EXPRESS TUB OVERLAND JOURNEY THROUGH ; J FROZEN SIBERIA WAS FOUND DIFFICULT. V SEATTLE, Wash., - July 2S. After traveling six months across the bleak steppes and frozen mountains - of Siberia, Harry De Wind t, of the London Dally Kxpresn, Is ready to report that a railway, practically connecting the Eastern and Western. Hemispheres, is a feasible project. DeWlndt left Paris - December 16th. last, .and arrived in Seattle today. His party encountered - great perils from hunger and cold. The party ' consists of DeWfndt, Viscount De Clinchamp-Bellegarde, George , Harding and Btepan uastorguyeff, a The 'expedition was undertaken . at the instance of .Alfred J. Pearson, -owner.' of the London Express. De- Windt Vasnrts thai the overland Jour ney-was much more hazardous and dlMcuIt than h had expected, and he would decline to make the trip again. Miners to Siberia. Tticwna, July 28. rfbe steamer Dis covery has sailed from 4ome with nearly 100 American miners engaged by th Northeastern Siberian Com pany to begin the exploration of the Siberian coast for gold and other, met als.' They are in charge of John Rosen, managing director cf - the company, which !hoMs the concessions granted last winter by the Russian Government to Colonel Wonlarlarsky, of ;the Rus sian army.- They will go direct to St Lawrence Ray, opposite Cape Prince of Wales. , . . . I ' To Adjust Rates. , i . Tacoma, Wash.. July 28. A Daven . inort. Wash., special to the Ledger says President Hill," of the Great Northern, and President sieiien,. or me iNomnern Pacific;, will be) there next Modanyto mwt the farmers -of the Big Bend in a conference to adjust "freight rates on f grain. 1 j ' ( A Railroad President. New York. July 28. The Herald to . morrow will print" a dispatch from Oyster. Bay, which says thart Governor Odell, of New York, will assume the executive office in the Union Pacific ' System, and that he has planned to re move with his family to Omaha. , x A STRANGE IBiATH LOCOMOTIVE LEFT RAILS AND SUDDEN SHOCK. AINU XlUKttli: CAUSED HEART FAILURE. r . HOQUIAM. "Wash., July 28. A pecu liar fatal accident occurreti in this city Saturday while the Northern ; Pacific local freight engine ' was switching. While placing a boxcar on the ; side track, jthe engine -was derailed, the wheels strikins the ties with: a severe thud, bumping; along for the length of the engine before thejenglneer could stop. -When the engine .came to . a standstill, the engineer noticed his .fire man; 'Charles S. Lewis, sitting on - the seat -box staring like a marble statue. Crossing to the fireman to ascertain the trouble, . the ' engineer was severely shocked' 4o find Lewis dead, clinging to his oil can. He was subject to heart -failure, and the sudden fright, caused by the engine leaving the track, had killed him. Lewis was 32 years of age, and unmarried, living with his aged mother at CosmopoUs. The coroner was summoned, but decided that no in quest was necessary, and granted the railroad men a permit to remove :tne body to -Cosmopolis tor Interment. Lewis has relatives in Portland. He was a member of the order of Redrtien and the Railway Flremens Brotherhood. Ill aged mother is prostrated, and win probably not survive tc shock. , " OATS TUMBLED DOWN : BUSINESS WAS SMALL ON THE CHICAGO BOARD MARKET IN ' JULY DECLINED. CHICAGO. July 28.-OaU , still held the attention of traders today, although business was small and actual news or little moment. Many speculators were of the belief that the July "deal t was nfr tv,- nrmt ui of July "standard ... o in of c cents from . Satiirav'a rlr at Clc Later the prle tumbled to &5c 'July rallied a little on covering, closing 9c down, at 68o y a closed town. ;. V WALLA WALLA, July 2S.-Talla WaUa was a closed town yesterday, only hotels, restaurants. undertakers and Uvery stable bting open for bus iness. - The saloons, stores and Ice cream stands were all closed and . the town wore a quiet appearance all day. despite the ball game in the afternoon. This la the first time that real closing has been In effect, as heretofore some places have remained open id test the law, or hoping that the law would be construed In their favor. So far as known there was no effort to evade the law openly, and it is not likely that further trouble will be made.. Fishing parties were, In order yesterday, and many families spent the day along Mill Creek and in the thade of the mountain resorts.' The streets were quiet,",, and the usual crowds .were scarcely : aug mented by the 'fact of closed doors in the saloons and confectionery resorts ; Stone's Heave Drops cure heaves."" BIG GRAIN POOL FORMED ROCKY , POINT FARMERS PRE PARE TO DISPOSE OF THEIR 4 THIS YEAR'S CROP. The farmers at "Rocky Point, near White&ker, on Saturday night held a meeting and organized what will be known as the Hock Point Grain Asso ciation. -The purpose of the organiza tion, which will be a permanent one, will bethe pooling and disposal of the grain grown by the farmers of that section f i Marlon i county. . W. H. Downing was elected president, and Harry Humphrey,, secretary, and -a sales committee consisting of , W. H. Downing, J. T. Hunt, ' T., B. Patton, Martin Smith and A. : Burns was ap pointed. The duties of the 'committee are to secure a list of the farmers and their grain, and advertise for .bids. x v iThe next meeting will be held on August. 16th; and at that time the list Of members and grain will be t com plete, and about! one week from that date bids will be asked for. The organ ization expects to have about 100,600 bushels of oats and 60,000 bushels -or wheat In the pool. The new organisa tion will be permanent, and will dis pose of the members' grain during this and future yean. ; ! TROUBLE WITH INDIANS ;:"K '-"" '- V : " " i ; - .'-''4.' .?" THEY PROTEST AGAINST ACTION h OF THE TRIBE'S LEGISLA TIVE BODY. ' CHECOTAH, I. T., July 28. A report from Okmulgee, ' the Creek capltaL says:-,:; - :? i V- CraxY Snake's, followers, having con centrated at Old Hickory Ground, to take action against the passage by the Creek Council. of f & supplemental agreement with the S Federal govern ment, the marshal left Okmulgee with a posse Sunday night to disperse the Indians. He returned tonight- with ten prisoners. One Indian was shot and mortally wounded. The others are to night chained to trees In front of the court house in Okmulgee. They will be taken to Muskogee tomorrow. ; THUNDER AND LIGHTNING TERRIFIC STORMS AT PITTSBURG I CAUSE DEATH ' AND ' BIG ''j PROPERTY LOSSES. - PITTSBURG, Pa-, July 28--Terriflc thunder and lightning storjns visited this section this evening, causing three deaths and much property damage. The dead are: Mrs. Kate Walsh, died from shock: Francisco Imperlato and Constello Matteo. struck by lightning. Twenty.flve buildings were struck by lightning In this district during the 25 minutes the storm prevailed. . BUILDING OF SHIPS INCREASE NOTED IN THE .CON STRUCTION ' OF STEEL STEAMERS. NEW YORK. July 28. A publication Just Issued gives the number of vessels built in United Statee ports during the year ended. June SO, as or 4.3si cross tons. In the year preceding there were built 1,709 vessels, of 489.618 gross tons. This ,ar the sail tonnage aggre-o-!itwi 101.072 tons, last year 128.099 tons A substantial increase Is noted in steel Steamers, which aggregate 375,t tons, as against 23565 tons for last year. Canal boats and barges have declined from 88.321 to 67,602 tons. ( ' ' CONDITION OF KING- CO WES. Isle of Wight. July 23. An official bulletin Issued today says. . The King's health, continues : excel lent, and the wound is healing rapidly. His majesty was able to be moved from his coach to, his wheel h,r, few hours yesterday. ; TREVES. - THE MARKETS- PORTLAND. Or., July 28. Wheat- Walla Walla, nw. Mc; oia, xiue- stem. old. wc . . ,t Tacoma, Wash Juiy Bluestem, 6c; Club. 3c Llerpool. July 28. wneat epiu 6. Ud. - . ie an Francisco, juiy 23. Chicago. July 2S. Wheat-September. opening. 7171c: c.oReo. Barley. - s iax. ; western. 81.W. ' THE .MARKETS. , The local market quotations yesUr-l day were rouowa; . i AVneat 66c. , - . Oats Nominal at tl-05 per centsJ- Hay-Cheat. $7.50; clover 100; Um- Othy. II?: wneaw Floui' ' xo so J .. " 1 per barren ... Mill Feed Bran. Butter lHc per pound (burin). creamery. Qa' Eggs lSe caw Chickens tc per pound. t . Soring chickens ldc Pork-Gross. WMd dressed, Beef-Seers tQiYi cows 2c;. good heifers 4c . . . ; Mutton sneep. w - VeaJ-rS5V Jr"ed-. ' potatoes 50e per bushel. Wool Coarse. lc: fine, XSc br and Mrs. J- N. Smith, daughter ing at Newport- ;. A JAPANESE WAR VESSEL Has Sailed for Marcus Island - to End Conflia CLAIMS .WILL BE SETTLED Through Diplomatic Channels at Washington and . , Tokio GENERAL CHAFFEE HAS REPRI MANDED CAiUN WILD 1 FOR BURNING A COCKPIT IN THE .PHILIPPINES THE WAR IN IIAYTI CAUSES LOSS OF LIFE. WASIHNGTON, July 28. A cable gram from Minister Buck, at Tokio, says; a Japanese naval vessel would leave yesterday for Marcus Island. The purpose of her going is not to make trouble, but to prevent it. An official of the Foreign Office was to nave gone on the vessel, and he was to carry a letter to Captain RosehilC cabled from the State Department' here, ' advising the Captain not to resort to" violence to obtain possession of the island. If the Captain- observes this advice, the Department will endeavor to settle the claim to Marcus Island diplomat ically,- Captain Ro3ehlU sailed from Honolulu for Marcus Island July 11th. and is probably already .at Marcu. Isl and. -'. : ; . ' In Philippines. Washington, July 28. The action of General Chaffee, in reprimanding Cap tain Frederick S. Wild. Thirteenth In fantryXupon the sentence of the court martial, has been received at the War Department. Captain. Wild was In command at Llngayan, where a cock pit was burped, -two roldlers ' having been previously stabbed in the v-ock pit.: It was generally understood that the pit was burned by the soldiers In revenge. :" r ? War In Hsytl. Washington July 28. The following cablegram from United States Minister Powell, dated Port Au Prttice, today, has 'been received r -j';, .-n , ?"General Colon left Port: Au Prince yesterday morning. With' 200ffl men, to repel Flrmln's army. 'After a skirm ish ths forces of Firmin retreated. "The Government forces lost twenty killed and sixty wounded.; The number killed on Flrmln's side is unknown. A llaytien vessel left last night, destin- ation unknown, and there was much firing In the, city. The Machtas has arrived at Cape Haytien." . I WIRELESS TELEPHONE A GERMAN ELECTRICAL ENGIN- EKR MAKES SOME SUCCESS FUL EXPERIMENTS. BERLIN. July 28. Ernest Ruhmer, an electrical . inventor) succeeded, on Saturday evening in telephoning seven kilometers by wireless method. . The speaking voice was perfectly audible. continuously during the experiment, Ruhmer' invention acts on the prin eiple -of the transformation of light waves to sound waves, by using t search light and microphone, . VERY POOR MATERIAL IGNORANCE OF ENGLISH OFFI CERS, IN INDIA SURPRISES THE AUTHORITIES, : LONDON, July 28. The military au thorities of India have discovered num erous officers, i recently commissioned in the Indian army, to be so lacking in general education that It has been necessary to instruct and examine them In .the elements of mathematics and English history, before permitting them to attend courses of garrison in struction. HEAVY DAMAGE DONE BREAKEs-G OF A LEVEE ON, THE ILLINOIS RIVER DESTROYS " MANY CROPS. SPRINGFIELD, BI July 28- The Lacy levee, near Havana, will be re paired. It is hoped In time to save a part of the crops that It protected, be fore the rising waters of the Illinois river broke through. The damage In the neighborhood of Havana is esti mated at 250.60. ONE nnJLION DOLLARS BIG TREASURE SHIPMENT FROM NOME; RECEIVED IN' SEAT TLE YESTERDAY.' " SEATTLE. "Waslu. July 28. One million dollars la treasure was brought by the steamship Roanoke, which, ar rived from Nome and SU Michaels this morning. This is the largest ship ment to come from the Nome District this season. - '-. V-:.-- Eusr?he Register: The other day W. C. Myers, brother-in-law of W. B. McICinney. the grocer, killed a gray eagle which was brought to town fey W. S. Fletcher, who works for Mr. Myers. It measured 7't feet from tip to tliv w. G. Allen secured the bird and Will hare It mounted. ' " PRIMARIES IN NEW JERSEY Attended : by Serious Roiting and One I.Ian Killed x FIGHT FOR THE NOMINATION For Congressman from First District Caused ; Trouble THE REPUBLICAN ' STATE CON VENTION IN IOWA MEETS TO MORROW AND THE; , FIGHT ' IS OVER THE TRUST PLANK IN THE PLATFORM TWO FACTIONS CAMDEN. N. J July 28-The prl-1 mary election for delegate to the Re publican Convention of the First Congressional- District was held today In Camden. Gloucester and Salem coun tJes. : The candidates for the nomin ation are Henry C. Loudenslager, the present Congressman, and J. Alpbeus Van Zant. The day was marked with serious fighting ' One roan was killed In this city, and Joe Goddard, a well known pugilist, probably fatally shot while electioneering, and - two other men : stabbed. Almost complete re turns show that Loudenslager will have a majority of about twenty-five delegates.; Iowa Republicans. DES MOINES. la., July 23. The Re publican State Convention will be held Wednesday. Little attention is being piad to the candidates, - alt talk being of the platform. One element favors the reiteration of last . yes.rs platform. and the other Insists on dropping the following from the nlank dealing with trusts- and combinations: - ; "We favor the self-modification of tariff schedules that may be required to prevent their affording shelter to monopoly. - ' - ; -: - LaFayette Young, of Des MoJnes, Is leading the forces who favor the ellm lnation of the utterance quoted, and Governor Cummlncs and his lleuten ants, insist on the reaffirmation of last year's platform. w CHANGES WILL RESULT. . ROME, July 28. The death of Car dlnal Ledocbowski, prefect of the Congregation of the Propaganda, probably will result in several changes In the high personnae of the congrega tion. General satisfaction is expressed at the disposition of Mgr. Messesinskl who was ostensibly, private secretary to Cardinal Ledochowski, but who was really his deputy, and whose per sonality was distasteful, especially to many Americans. PERSONALS Miss M. Heulett Is enjoying brief vacation at Seaside. L. G. Holland went to Grants Pass last night on business. Charles A. Carey, of Portland, was In Salem on business yesterday. Geo. F Roarers returned from an over-Sunday visit to Newport. : F. A. Schubtnger went to Portland on business yesterday afternoon. C. W. E'mmltt and J. P. Emmltt have gone to Alsea on a deer hunt. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Wents return ed from a visit to Portland last night Mrs. C. E. Wolverton returned from a brief visit to Albany yesterday after roon. X ; ; ';-( ' ' Mr. and - Mrs. S. T; . Rlggs wen to Dallas yesterday, to be gone a few weeksw ' ' - Ex -Governor Z. F. Moody departed for The Dalles on business yesterday afternoon. Miss Lena Stanfield returned last night from a visit to Miss Cora Blos ser, in Hubbard. . J. C. Hayter, editor of the Polk County Observer, was. over from Dal las yesterday on business. Rer. L D. Driver, of Eugene, is tn the city visiting at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. M. Thompson. Mrs. John C. O'Reilly, of St. Marie, Idaho, arrived Sunday morning, and will visit ber sister.. Mrs. James E. Godfrey, for a few weeks. M. McDonald and A. McGUl returned last night from a visit to the North Yakima, Washington, branch of the Oregon Nursery Company, Col. W. 2L-Burgbardt and L. M. Ormsby returned yesterday afternoon from a trip to the mining district on the north fork of the Eantlam. Roland L, Southwick and"1 Albert Baker went to Oervais yesterday; after noon to begin ; the erection of a new school house In the employ of C Van Patten, who has the contract- Mrs. M. -Custer and little grand daughter, Evelyn Pollock, returned to their home In Albany last evening, af ter a week's visit their daughter and aunt, Mrs. E. W. Sayre. of. this city. E. P. Snyder, of Detroit, Michigan. is in the elty on a visit to Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Cberrlngton and Mrs. gnyder. Mrs. Cberrlngton Is a slater, and Mrs. Snyder Is the mother of Mr. Snyder. SHORT IN HIS ACCOUNTS. SAN FRANCISCO, July 2S. Willm 1L J. White, cashier of the Board of Public Works. I missing and It is oftiCially announced thAt he is several thousand dollars short In his accounts, lie has been mteeScg for elht days. Lesal EUnij, SUUtraa Job O.T.:e. CAUSED DI3 APPOnffl IENT (V. t T". TTi . v . Mtnni. ' . . . . h ED BY CREATION OF . NEW ; . FOREST RESERVE. . SUMPTER. July 28. The setting aside of the watershed of the John Day Powder. Grand Ronde. and Burnt; Riv ers, as a forest reXve. has completely demoralised the plans of timber lo cators i nthis sectieh. The territory embraced in the reserve contains some of the finest belts of p'.ne timber in the world and timber men here for some time have realised that the timber . Is worth -millions. The cruisers do not take kindly to the reserve proposition and see In It a complete ending of the large revenues thy have been reclvlng from prospcUve Unfber locators. Many of them have already made Snug: sums and are still going ahead in th locat ing business, clcJmlng that either there is no truth In the report of the reserve establishment or that the order has no bearing on the land they are locating. As soon as the news was received by those in the section that the territory In question had been set aside there was much walling and all who under stand what such an order, meajna have desisted from attempting any further locations. Cruisers are going ahead Just the same and it is possible some unwary Individuals will be found who are willing to pay a good sum for hav ing a flre piece of timber land pointed out te them. : . .DEATH OF Dlt BALDWIN NEW YORK. July 28.-r Rev. Dr. Stephen L. Baldwin, recording secre tary of the "Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal church t.lncf l?"r. died today in Brooklyn of typhoid fever. He Was T years of age. - From 1SS9 until 1882, with the-exception of two years, he was armlseionarp In China. For four years he wss superintendent of the Cboo Chow mission, and for sev eral years be edited the Chinese Re corder. He -assisted In translating the Scriptures, the disCIplin eof the Methodist Episcopal church, etc, to the Fuklen Colonial dialect. ' Wsrrsnts For Strikers. Wllkesbarre, - July 28. Warrants were Issued today for the arrest of a number of striking miners at Nantl coke, charged with assaulting several steam - employes of . the Susquehanna Coal Company, who were on their way to the works. , Thus far only one ar rest has been made. The exodus of miners from this region to the bitum inous district continues. " President Mitchell was at strike headquarters today, v. . . EVEUSY IDAV OS Sal Celeg Stess&tercd In . every department of the Big Store. Somo goods are reduced ons half, eouao one third, and other lines 25 jer ceht, which affords a rare opportunity for saving ruoney on sum" nier goods. '; . " ' y " .: T LtNEN TUCKINGS, LINEN TUSSAR, EMBROIDERY LINNS t FIGURED PONGEE REDUCED fl Which means the $1.00 qualitfcs can be bought for COc a yard, etc. EvcrytI:!no tint's 'J ' ' ' a naolTDJIS GALEiDfj ,: r WELL, I SHOULD SMILE '-'.- . ' ' ' Weiire just going to boom things this wtefc . on both floor. Instead of ofTerin one Epcci&l item for each day of the week we aro going S'uu'j S to run what we call a tub sale, very suggestive, is it not, to fill wash tubs with all kinds of '.washable' such as Summer Drcsi Fabrics, Waisiings, " Sumpc.T Shirt Waists- Petticoats etc, and mark them at turpri-i:;; low prkes. . y ' CALL AITD EXAI.miE : THE BAHG-AINS, THER:; IS : A- GCOBE OB IIOBE OF TIII3I.I A DANIEL SITS injjubgmei:: Federal Court in West Vir ginia Restrains Officers nn Ttrc rni ? tt?ictc urnn: wa aaaae vvMMW'aMMSv f w i a v From Buy in . Food and G i v- ing It to the Hungry Ones . ACCORDING TO THIS WISE (?) X JUIK1E THE HUNGRY MUST NOT BE FED UNLESS PERMISSION 1 GRANTED BY THEIR TASKMAS TERS SOWING THE WIND, lift'. CHARLESTON, VY. S'a, July Federal' Judge Keller today lul an injunction against G. W. Purcell, a member of tbe National Exet utlv ComniffteeV.f the United Mlnewoikpr!" Union; W. t Wlson. National St' re tary; Chris Evans, National KtallKil clan; Mother Jones, and five others, stt the suit of the Gauley Mountain Coal Company. It was charged that Pur , T.rr. as, Wilson and the others w"ra purchasing end distributing supplies to feed the strikers in this district. This Is Different. ' Charleston. July 28. Purcell, ' Evahn, Wilson and the others are not enjoin. .J from furnishing supplies tor the inlner., but are' enjoined from .organizing camps close to the projHrty of th complainants, snd were stflet-tej as de fendants because they were active In providing supplies for the miners. Mine Foreman 6ht. Pottsvllle, Pa July 2. Daniel Itn dtrtnan, foreman at the Kohlnoor t'ol Ilery, KhenandoaJr, was shot today w'at his home by a crowd of strikers. His face and shoulders are torn with buck-' shot.' snd It la tboXignt ! will not re cover. Albert Landerman was nl-") chased and shot, and four other non union men badly beaten. Legal 'Blanks. Statesman Job OfMre. . Day edicsrSI:!rt mist - and iVosIi Gccjs s AH this season's purchsM s.V.'e know they are gool. All an- '7 IEDUCED Of, Wlilch mesns 75c valur-s t:' I t 50 and 15c values" forlOf, !. r.'ev la Hen's llils - KXzivl Viz re-. , felt ?zzz2z, etc . V 5 . .