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ions to Please the
s far Cordial Relations
ivien Government and
if the Problems With Which
partment of Agriculture
Has to Deal.
rER, Aug. -1 Secretary James
of the Department of Agrlcul
d Dr D. E. Salmon, secretary
bureau of animal Industry, ar
i Denver today and met -frith
clal Land Commissioner and the
natives of the National Llve
ssoclatlon for discussion of the
land and forest reserve ques
Forest Reserve Question,
norning session was almost en
aken up by remarks from Dr.
Wlson of Wyoming, in welcom
the delegates to the meeting and
address by Secretary Wilson. The
isslon of the forest reserve ques
was then resumed and concluded.
Jfwith all other subjects, will be
red to the resolution committee,
attendance today was greater than
inlay, there being about 200 dele
iJpresenL Object of Wilson's Visit.
Jliis address Secretary Wllspn sa'id
d come to Denver as the repre
iMve of the President, to learn
tjwas agitating the cattlemen, and
ired It to be the purpose of both
department and the Administration
fins about more cordial and pleus
relntions between the official gov
wht and the stock-growers of the
Problems of Department,
"Wilson spoke of some of the
ilems his department has had to
Swlth, of questions pertaining to
breeding of horses; of the need .of
uv the rights of stockmen and the
esfty'of forest reserves. He pointed
;that the building of great levees
lthe Mississippi river near New
ans was the outgrowth of the wip
rout of the forests In the country
t Destruction of Trees,
destruction of the trees, he said,
i removed the only means for hold
back the snows and rains In the
.Jwlth the consequence that great
pes resulted, and these had cost
Government and people countless
pids In the destruction of prop-
IfEutertamed nt Luncheon,
rfting stockmen were entertained at
lieon by the Denver Chamber of
merce and Board of Trade. Secre-
jfof Agriculture Wilson, Dr. Sal-
IProf. Glfford Plnchott and Prof.
IflfNewell were the guests of honor.
iD CHECKERED CAREER,
.York Woman Who Figured,
jl-' Largely in Seattle.
ATTLK, Wash. Aug. 4.-Mrs. Bea
!JVomach Dlgnan Dana, wife of S. L,
ijthe New York bank cleric found
lly wounded in Central Park, New
jjlast Friday night, had a checkered
'r in Seattle, where In her early
fjshe was known as Babe Wombach.
l$.ald to be tho daughter of Mother
te, a notorious Alaska woman who
ily conducted a lodging-house here.
P,,yc?.t8 aR Babe became the cashier
Jiasnlonablc restaurant and received
attention from men about town.
7' 8ne married Charles Dlpmiui. eon
wealthy laundry owner. Seventeen
us ago she left here suddenly. Local
ay ahe elojycd with a railroad
cr attorney, Fred Dalo Wood,
-we went to Now York to study for
"Qccrt stage, tho money being ttd
Poy women frlend3. Sho came hero
following day Superior Judge Hatch
Micr application for a divorce from
h!irit0n..l"e oundG of non-support.
r.VP' lcatlon which waa not resisted.
Tuu.o v;ls P2"tcd and on Wednos
4 ag lefl for New York- thrco
NBITS WADE BIG HAUL
Ik and Securities Worth 8155,500
Secured Prom Express Safe.
CTE, llont.. Aug. I.-BandiLs Gcorgo
gnond and John Christie, who con-
"w to holding up tho North Coast llm-
ihl I st overlanl Passenger train
S,!rlhem Paclfl0 two Inonth3 ago
earmouth, Mon , secured plunder
t5lKESvLr,and V0 t0 "mount of
ealed a can h,,"0 mountains and
Mnd8 ani 111,01 ,a,b0,,t WA W)rlh ot
ttenon hundred dollars. On
fet aKcnt w 1Vl9,C0'lfe85ed to epeclol
b In . the YnJ, Mtrldgo that in a
f and CoSw'0 Dotecllve lleFot
sBarmouth Ch "While urc now
irQbbwq. hunt tov the cnch of
ADVICE TO HIS HEIRS. .
Will of Chicago Pioneer Dividing
$2,000,000 Filed for Probate.
CHICAGO, Aug. i. The will of George
II. Laflln, the Chicago pioneer, winch
hus been fded for probate, not only pro
vides for the distribution or property
valued at -$2,000,000, but contains the fol
lowing advice to his heirs:
"I would advise all my children to be
prudent in their Investments and not to
purchase anything simply because It Is
cheap, but to remember that a long
time security drawing a low rate of In
terest Is often more desirable than an
investment which draws a high rate of
"I would also advise them not to pur
chase anything which they cannot pay
for In full at the time of the purchase,
us more men are ruined by speculation
than In any other way. I also advise
them not to sign ally note or bond and
to look well to all transfers of real es
tate and not to Incumber any real es
tate except for the purpose of Improv
Mr. Laflln's fortune was accumulated
by his own exertions.
IRON HOOK THROUGH JAW.
Lineman Impaled and Sustains Awful
WATERBURY, Conn., Aug. 1. Line
man Truman Jud6on of the Southern
New England Telephone company fell
while at work on a pole forty feet high
and was caught twenty feet from the
ground by an iron hook through his
jaw.After hanging? thus n short time
the flesh tore and he fell to the ground.
, Although he has concussion of the
brain, a broken jaw, a lacerated sculp
and fractured ribs, the physicians say
he will recover.
A man on top of the pole who saw
his comrade Impaled, fainted at the
sight and was saved by the straps
which held him to the crossbars.
HAPPENINGS ABROAD f
-M-M IIUhMI nniiH
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti. Aug. I.-Thc
City of Port au Prince Is in a state Of
great disorder. Bands of soldiers throw
ing stones prevent tho Syrians from re
opening their stores. American citizens
have holatpd the stars and stripes over
NEWCHWA'nG. Aug. -I.-Frenoh Con
sular Agent Albert Kreutlcr was arrested
last night In a Russian house, whero ho
was mistaken for a spy. After a short
detention he was released.
ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. -l.-Thts being '
the saint day of tho Dowager Empress, a
general holiday was observed throughout
Russia. All the members of the imperial
tnmlly assembled at the Villa Alexandra
at Peterhof to extend their congratula
tions. NEW YORK. Aug. A. The telegraph
line between Irkutsk and Peking has been
restored, according to advices received to
day by the Commercial Cable company.
BERLIN. Aug. I. The German Govern
ment has instituted an investigation Into
all the circumstances connected with tho
sinking of the German steamer Thea by
the Vladivostok squadron off the coasf of
Japan, preparatory to making representa
tions at St. Petersburg.
LONDON. -Aug. -i. The controversy over
the sinking of the British leamer Knight
Commander Is not expected either in Brit
ish governmental or Russian diplomatic
circles. here, to reach an acute stage, both
Governments having adopted conciliatory
ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. -l.-The an
nouncement in the dispatches of, the As
sociated Press from Vladivostok that tho
steamer Arabia will be released and that
only a portion of her cargo consigned to
Japanese ports will bo held will, it Is be
belleved. end lint Arabia incident so far
as the Uni'cd States is concerned.
1 1 On the Pacific Slope, t
KALISPEL. Mont,. Aug. Forest fires
are raging In all directions from Kallspol.
and great damage is blng done Tele
phone communication with Columbia.
Falls and White Ash is cut off.
ASTORIA, Or., Aug A great run of
hatchery salmon has entered the rivor,
nnd tho packing houses and cold storage
firms, while accepting all tho offerings of
the llshermen, are blocked. The run com
VICTORIA, B. C, Aug. A. Tho steamer
ailowera arrived from Sydney. Australia,
last night. Among the passengers was
the Earl of Ranfurly. who Is returning to
England on tho oxplration of his term as
Governor of New Zealand.
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 1. Porter Bros,
company, tho fruit buying and shipping
concern which failed a little over a vear
ago with liabilities of about Jl.000,000. has
made a proposition for a composition of
its debts with Its creditors.
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. -(.According
to a statement printed here this morning,
tho Union Iron works may forfeit $1S,200
to tho United States Government as a
penalty for failure to bring tho battleship
Ohio up to the stipulated speed require
ments. TACOMA, Aug. 1. Tonight FravioU, tho
young woman who loops tho loop In a
ball, was dangerously if not fatally in
jured. After making tho loop the ball shot
down tho decline at terrific force and
missed the not. Tho girl la paralyzed
I'rom tho shoulders und suffers great pain.
PORTLAND, Or.. Aug. J. The Mount
Hood Electric company was Incorporated
hero today for tho purpose of xupplylng
this city with electricity for commercial
uses, and It is stated to bo also the Inten
tion of the new company to build a trolley
line to tho base of Mount Hood.
BAKER CITY. Or.. Aug. A. As a re
sult of the failure of the bank of Sump
ter, a small bank at Sumpler, Or.,
Mayor McCulloch and A. P. Goss hove
been placed under arrest- It ia alleged
that Bcvcral daya before the failure, while
knowing the bank to be Insolveut. they
allowed tho bank to receive a deposit of
Nominated for Congress.
Find Missouri district Edward lllg
beo, Republican. ,
IEAI IAI CHENG
Sf. Petersburg Advised
Japanese Advance Is Being
Continued With Great
Russian Main Force Continues Re
tirement Northward; Jap Flanking-
Move Chcckced. ,
LONDON, Aug. 4. A dispatch to a
news agency from Anshanshan, half
way between Hal C liens and L-Iao Yang,
says: "The Japanese advance Is being
continued with great energy against
the southern army. The Russian tmaln
forces continue their retirement north
ward, but the cavalry has checked the
Japanese threatening flank movement.'.'
Dispatches from St. Petersburg say
that Gen. Sakharoff reports that twenty-nine
officers and over 1000 men were
killed or wounded In the engagements
of July 30 and July 31.
A rumor is curr.ent in St. Petersburg
that a battle la In progress,' north of
Tokio dispatches Ptate that the Rus
sians began abandoning Hai Cheng on
August 2, that the Japanese entered Hal
Cheng without resistance at noon yes
terday and that the Japanese occupied
Ncwchwang the next day.
BETWEEN TWO FIRES.
Kuroki and Oku Have Kuropatkin
NEWCHWANG. Aug. 4. Gen. Kurokl
With 1CO.C00 men is now behind tho Rus
sian forces, Can. Oku with an army of
G0.000 men Is on their front, while flanking
them on the left Is Gen. Nodzu with his
division of 50.000 men. If Gen. Kuropatkin
Im defeated in thlx battle ln must either
move westward or surrender.
The foreign military attaches aro with
the second army en route for the front to
witness the battle. Japaneso troop ships
are expected here tomorrow.
The Russian troops at Port Arthur have
been driven back to the last lino of their
defenses. The Japaneso attacking force
has 3-iO guns In action.
JAPS CAPTURE FORT.
'Hold Wolf Hill Stronghold Before
CI11DFOO, Auy. 4. Twenty-one sur
vivors of the British steamer HIpsang,
which was sunk by a Russian torpedo
boat In Pigeon bay on July lClh. arrive
hero today on the German steamer SuN
berg. Among the survivors are three Eu
ropeans. They state that Wolf Hill fort
was token by the Japaneso army beforo
Port Arthur on July 'IS.
When tho HIpsang commenc&d to sink
the Chinese on board rushed for tho boats
and the Kuropeans were compelled to
swim. Finally thoy were rescued by tho
torpedo boat and were confined until Au
gust 2 at Port Arthur, when thoy were or
dered to leave In a Junk which had been
provided for them.
After embarking on August 2 tho junk
was picked up by a Japanese torpedo
boat, which ofton-d to tow them to Che
foo. Admiral Togo's llagshlp. however,
signalled a refueal and tho junk proceeded
alone. Later on the refugees were taken
on board of tho German steamer Sulberg,
which reached port today.
GAS0LIME CAUSES FIRE.
Eleven Buildings in Illinois Tovm
HERRI, 111., Aug. 4. Tho explosion of
a gasoline stove In Orr's restaurant to
day started a fire that destroyed that
building and ton adjoining frame struc
tures, Including Marshall, Cralns and
Chllder's saloons; Dickeys and Marlow's
grocery stores; Carr's drug store; Byrua's
barber shop; Buncho's jewelry store;
Toll's livery stable, and Clendennlng's
blacksmith and machine shops. Help
from outside towns was secured and tho
llro finally gotten under control. Esti-
mated loss, $10,000
GREAT FISH CATCH.
One Hundred Pounds Trout Landed
by Five Persons in Three Hours.
Special to Tho Tribune.
ARCO, Ida., Aug. I. Tho greatest
fish catch on record In this part of
Idaho was made by Dan Gutting of tho
Blackfoot hotel, his son Campton, D. C.
Munroe nnd F. "V. Beano nnd wife hero
today. They landed about 100 pounds
of line trout out of Big Lost river In
three hours. This locality Is reputed
to be the best fishing grounds in Idaho.
Contract Awarded Salt Lakers.
Special to The Tribune.
WASHINGTON. D. C. Aug. I. The su
pervising architect of the Treasury todav
accepted tho proposal of the Campbeil
Building company of Calt Lake to com
plete the fourth story of tho Government
building at tlOS. -
Gov. Davis Sails for Home.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 4.-Gen. Davis.
Governor of the Pnnama canal zone, hus
left Panama for the United States, hav
ing been called home on account of tho
Illness of his wife, who has been spend
ing the summer in the Adlrondacko,
Novelty in Strike
' Breaking Introduced
Packers Run Tralnload of Immi
grants Into Plants Direct From
CHICAGO, Aug. 4. The packers to
day introduced a distinct novelty In
strike-breaking a tralnload of Immi
grants said to be direct from Ellis Isl
and. The lmmlgranto were smuggled
into the yardH In groups of ten or
twelve to the various departments and
put to work. This took place while rep
resentatives of tho packers were reiter
ating the declaration made yesterday
that scores of applicants for work are
being turned away because only skilled
incn are being offered employment.
Communications looking to negotia
tions for ,a settlement of the stock
3'ards strike were resmmed thi9 after
noon. For the first time since the- last
joint conference, ended abruptly by the
packers' refusal to accept the ultima
tum of the allied trades, representatives
of the employers and the butchers
workmen were in consultation.
The report of a renewal of peace ne
gotiations grew out of a meeting be
tween T. E. Skinner, general superin
tendent of the Union Stockyardy and
Transit company, an attorney repre
senting Swift & Co. and several' strike
leaders. It later wag announced that
there was no conference, properly
speaking, or that the talk between the
persons mentioned possessed no special
MOTION OF EMPLOYEES DENIED.
Judge Munger in Federal' Court at
Omaha Refuses to Qunsh Affidavit.
OMAHA. Neb., Aug. 21. Judge Munger
In the Federal court today denied the mo
tion of attorneys for tho packing-house
employees to quash an affidavit of the
packers, asking tho court 'to punish cer
tain Of tho strikers for contempt of court
because of an alleged violation of an In
junction Issued by the court against
picketing. The court ruled, however, that
the affidavit should contain tho names of
all strikers alleged to have boon guilty
of contempt, and gave tho packers until
August 10 to amend their affidavit.
Lose Ineir Lives
Tourists in Nova Scotia Drown
While Sailing Near
HALIFAX, N. S., Aug. 4. A special
from DIgby, N. S., says that. a sailboat
containing eight or ton American tourists
capszled and sank off Smith's cove, near
DIgby, this evening and that all oa board,
were drowned. Tugs and boats with
grappling hooks and doctors havo left
DIgby for the scono of tho accident.
FAILED IN REFORMATION.
Woman, However, Secures Absolute
Divorce and S50,000 Alimony.
CHICAGO, Aug. 4. After six years of
married life Mrs. Snyder C. Love, who
married to reform her husband, walked
into Judge Honore's courtroom an hour
before court usually opens, and obtained
an absolute divorce, $50,000 alimony and
Everything was made as easy for her
as) possible. The customary crowd of
sensation seekera who haunt the divorce
trials had not arrived, and there was
nobody in the room but the Judgo, his
clerk, the lawyers on both sides, four
witnesses for Mrs. Love and herself.
The whole affair did not occupy half
Mm Love went upon the stand and
testified to many acty of cruelty and
'brutality committed by her husband,
and was well supported by her wit
nesses, who could not be shaken by Mr.
Love's lawyers' cross-examination, re
ceived her decree, got a certified check
for the expense bill and another for $25,
000, half the alimony, and walked out
of the courtroom a freo woman.
Romance Ends in Tragedy.
Thus ends an episode which, begin
ning as a romance, became a tragedy,
and has held the attention of the coun
try's fashionable society for tho last
year. And at the close of It Mrs. -Love
"Don't marry a man to reform him."
The Loves were married In October,
1S9S. The bride formerly was Miss Min
nie Cool of Faribault, Minn. At the
time of her marriage to Mr. Love she
was the widow of a Avealthy Philadel
phlan. The couple's Infelicities began
soon after marriage. They separated in
At that time the couple were In New
York. Rumors lloated West of a pack
age of love letters written to Hugo R.
Johnstone that had been'plcked up In a
fashionable New York club.
Johnstone at that time was being sued
for divorce by his wife, the daughter of
Samuel W. Allerton, alleged on account
of an actress.
Pawned Hor Jewelry.
Mrs. Love returned to Chicago, where
sho was Joined by hor father.
Mr. Lovo testified that she had re
ceived no money from her husband since
their separation and that necessity com
pelled her to pawn her Jewelry.
Sydney C. Lovo has been In tho bro
kerage business In Chicago since 189S,
and Is well known la club and turf cir
cles. He Is an enthusiastic horseman
and secretary of the Chicago Horso
Idaho .Postmaster Named.
Special to Tho Tribune.
WASHINGTON, D. C. Aug. 4. William
D. Parker has been appointed postmaster
at Forest, Nez Pcrces county, Ida., vice
Jaraea F, Harris, resigned.
INSPECTS POST '
AT FT. DOUGLAS
Pleased With tho Conditions
Which He Has Found in
Something of the Soldiorly Career of
the Head of the United
Careful inspection was made of the
barracks and buildings at Fort Douglas
by Lleut.-Gcn. Adna R. Chaffee, chief
of staff of the United States army, yes
terday. It was a most thorough Inspec
tion that was made by the chief, and it
is expected that the work of impfo.vc,
mcnt that has been going on at the post
will be hastened as a result of the Gen
eral's visit. Ho refused to make any
statement as to conditions at this post,
further than to say that In general he
has found the posts of the West In a
Arrives Early in Morning.
The General arrived in the city over
the Oregon Short Line, shortly after 8
o'clock yesterday morning. In his
party wore Gen. C. F. Humphrey,
Quartermaster-General of the United
Slates army, and Capt. Grote Hutche
son, aide to Gen. ChafTee. They were
met at the depot by Capt. Frank J.
Morrow, Lieut. Beebe and Capt. S. V.
Ham, with orderlies and army convey
ances. The General and party took
seats In the Dorrlty wagon and were
driven to he fort on the East bench
via Brlgham street.
Met by Battalion.
At tho boundary of the reservation
the party was met by the battalion of
the Twenty-ninth Infantry, now sta
tioned at this post, and escorted to the
fort by the' marching soldiers. As the
line of march nc-arod the barrack? the
band struck up a national .air nnd a sa
lute of seventeen guns was fired from
the parade grounds. In front of the
Quarters of the commanding officer, Col.
B. C. Lockwood, Gen. Chaffee and party
alighted from the Dorrlty and Introduc
tions were exchanged. This occupied
but a few moments, and the- visitors re
entered their carrluge to begin the in
spection. Bugle Sounds Flourishes.
Straight down Penrose drive the Dor
rlty was driven to the guardhouse,
where the three nourishes were sounded
on the bugle. The prisoners and
guardg were- lined up in front of the
building ready for the ordeal. forsuch
It proved to be. Gen. Chaffee stepped
up to the first man and, taking a, note
book from his pocket, asked the prison
er's name. Thus he went down the line
of twenty-eight prisoners, taking the
name of each one. While they stood
with hung heads the chief inarched Into
the prison and Inspected everything
Tour of Inspection.
From the guardhouse the tour of In
spection went to the library and gym
nasium, and so on until every building
on the reservation had been scrutinized
by the chief of staff. In the inspection
party were, besides Gen. Chaffee, Gen.
Humphrey, Capt. Hutcheson, Col.
Lockwood. Capt. John F. Maddon, Capt.
E. H. Wells, Capt. F. J. Morrow, Capt.
G. H. Jamison, Lieut R. D. Beebe. MuJ.
A. M. Smith. Chaplain h. T. Brock
moiin and Lieut. W. H. Point Gen.
Chaffee seemed well pleafWd with ap
pearances In the new barracks. The
hospital wag the last place Inspected
beforo noon. They remained In this
place longer than in the others, and it
Is understood that the General did not
like the looks of things there, and he
will have an appropriation made Im
mediately with which to repulr the,
building and bettor equip the, place.
Entertained at Luncheon.
After coming from the hospital the
party drove to the residence of Col.
Lockwood, where they were Joined by
Mrs. Chufffle. Miss Helen Chaffee and
Cadet Adna R. Chaffee, Jr. After chat
ting Informally for a few minutes the
General and family took luncheon In
the clubrooms at the post as the guests
of Col. and Mrs. Lockwood. In the af
ternoon Gen. Chaffee drove to the firing
ranges, not returning until nearly 4
o'clock. Immediately after his return
the poBt band collected under the trees
In front of the commanding officer's
residence and. while gentle music was
discoursed, the General held an Infor
mal reception with the officers and
ladies of the fort.
Snapshot of General.
It was while waiting for an orderly to
get a key to unlock the door of tho
clothing-room of the quartermaster's
department that the General commented
to have his picture taken. Permission
to take a snapshot of the chief was
asked by The Tribune reporter. The
General was sitting on the doorstep in
front of the building, In his character
istic attitude. Ho scowled for an In
stant, and, Col. Lockwood then step
ping to one side, leaving an unob
structed view. Gen. Chaffee threw out
his chest and, riveting his eyes upon
the camera lense, said, "Lot her go."
Governor Calls on Goneral.
The Inspection parly was In the new
barrucks occupied by company II when
Gov. Wells and Gen.. John Q. Cannon
of the Utah National Guard drovo up
COURTED. BY PHONOGRAPH.
Machine Figures Conspicuously in
Elopement in New Jersey.
JERSEY CITY, 2s". J Aug. 4. A
phonograph figured conspicuously In tho
courting, elopement and marriage of
Miss Clara Daker and William Meyers.
Mm Meyers, as Clara Baker, was em
ployed In a phonograph store. Her pres
ent husband lived over the store.
As soon as the new saleswoman was
installed Mr. Meyers began to take a
great interest In phonographs and went
Into the store to price them, and this
was how the acquaintance began.
From love of music, Meyers advanced
to love for the girl, and It was noticed
that Instead of lively tunes emanating
from tho brass horn the melodies wore
sentimental ones. The courtship pro
October was set for the wedding, but
lately It was noticed that the records
more often placed on the machine were
"I'm Wearing My Heart Away for
You" and "I've a Longing In My Heart
Of course, there was only one possible
outcome to this state of affairs and there
was a trip to a minister.
Gives Up Position With
San Pedro, '
Report That Chief Engineer
Hood ef Southern Pacific
Will Succeed Him.
His Jurisdiction to Be Extended, It
Is Humored, in Addition to
' That Chief Engineer Hawgood of the
Sarty Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake
railroad has resigned his position, was
the subject of an apparently well-authenticated
-rumor which was current
In railroad circles last night. It' was
also reported In this connection that
Chief Engineer Hood of the Southern
Pacific would, with the retirement of
Hawgood. have general supervision of
the engineering department of the San
Pedro, In addition to his present duties.
Manager Ralph E. Wells of the San
Pedro, when questioned concerning the
change, declined either to confirm or
deny the rejwrts. "It does not really
come In my department," said Mr.
Wells, "and I can say nothing for pub
lication." Mr. Wells declared, however, that he
had not heard that Mr. Hood was to
have supervision of the San Pedro en
gineering department, and , expressed
the opinion that the duties of the South
ern Pacific engineer were already quite
There seems to be no question as to
the resignation of Mr. Hawgood, but
so far as his successor is concerned, the
matter Is yet one for speculation on the
part of the public.
In a closed carriage. Gov. Wells and
his aide paid their respects to the Gen
eral and party In the hallway of the
building, and Gen. Chaffee accepted the
cordial Invitation extended by Gov.
Wells to dine with him at the club at
noon today. Gov. Wells and Gen. Can
non were invited to Join in the tour
of Inspection, but declined, and were
driven away after remaining but a few
His Tour Satisfactory.
Gen. Chaffee was seen for a few min
utes in the afternoon on the porch of
Col. Lockwood's residence. He was very
pleasant nnd affable, but refused to say
anything about the conditions of this
"I never talk for publication about
official business," he said. "In my tour
of Inspection of the Western posts I
have found things generally satisfac
tory. No, there will be no review of
the troops. I am particularly .looking
after the physical condition of the bar
racks and take little observation of tho
troops. I have not held a review at
the post. No comparison can be made
between the various forts, for the rea
son that some are much older than
others and tho new ones require time
for building up. It will lake three or
four years to make this post complete.
During that time eight new barracks
will have been built, new officers' quar
ters will be erected, and some of these
will be remodeled."
Has Pleasant Trip.
The General took a hand at the in
terviewing himself, and asked many
questions about the city and State In
goneral. He said that his whole trip
had been a very pleasant one. He will
Inspeot ten other posts between here
and Washington, leaving for Fort Rus
sell this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. He
expects to get "baok home" about Au
gust 25. It Is ten years, the General
said, since he was In Salt Lake before.
Pie said he Inspected the post here In
April, ISiM, when he wus Inspector-general
for tho Department of the Colorado.
Ho was also here in 1S93.
"Man Who Never Smiles."
Gen. Chaffee was attired In the olive
drab uniform with cap. as were the
other members of his party. The Gen
eral Is distinctly a military figure and
he carries with buoyant step the slx,ty
two years upon his shoulders. - On ac-
MONTANA RANGES I
LIKE A DESERT I
Great Loss of Stock I
Is Certain. I
Watering Heles' and Springs II
Are Dry in Itiany II
Many of Eanges Have Been Aban- H
doncd and Stock Driven Long Dl
Distances for Water. Hi
BUTTE, Aug. 3. Advices received
from throughout the State , the past HI
week depict a serious state of affairs BlH
on the big ranges In eastern and north- HH
ern Montana, and unless heavy rains HI
arc soon forthcoming, considerable loss II
of stock will ensue. The northern Mon- HI
tana ranges in many localities resem- H
bit a desert, former watering holes and HII
springs being dry and parched. Many Hll
of the ranges have had to be aban- vll
dbned and the stock driven long dls- 111
tances for water In order to save the nil
lives of the animals. fffffl
Humane Officers Interfere. H
So bad have the conditions become H
that the State humane officers have In- URI
terfered and compelled stockmen to H
drive herds Into localities far removed, Sll
where some grass and water still re- III
main, though even then the supply Is
Stock Shipments Stop. Ill
Stock shipments have been almost en- E
tlrely suspended as a result of the strike 1 H
of the packing-house employees, and j H
the thousands of head of cattle roam- I
Ing the plains which would otherwise n
have been shipped east makes the B
problem of caring for the animals one HI H
of extreme seriousness. ut H
Devoid of Peed.
While the eastern Montana ranges Si H
still bear considerable grass, those In l
the northern section of the State are III
in many Instances almost devoid of II H
The Great Northern Railway company fj H
Is meeting with difficulty In the opera- j H
Hon of Its trains throughout northern
Montana as a result of the Inability to S
secure sufficient water to keep Its tanks H H
along the road replenished. Rj
count of his stem, bronzed features and 1 j
usually Implacable countenance he has jl
.been termed by the soldiers "The- Man l
Who Never Smiles." His close scrutiny El
of every detail In a soldier's appearance R
nnd the little notebook he has always fjl
ready cause many strong men to trem- jM
ble before him. He knows from long 1
experience every In and out of the sol- II
dler's life and Is not slow to reprove f
where conditions seem slack. J
His Life and Army Career. jl
Lleut.-Gen. Adna Romania Chaffee JB
was born in the State of Ohio on April 11
14. 1S42. He began his arm' career as jl
a private in troop K of the Sixth cav- RB
airy. He was made a sergeant in 1SG1,
and on July 3, 1803, he was made a J ji
Brevet First Lieutenant for gallantry (i
and meritorious service at the battle jl
of Gettysburg. He Avas promoted to 1 1
the rank of Captain March 31, 1SG5, for lij
gallantry and efficient service in an Si
engagement with Comanche Indians on 'H
Paint creek, Texas. The title of Lieu- JOT
tenant-Colonel was conferred upon him
February 27, 1890, for gallant service I
In leading a cavalry charge over rough nl
and precipitous bluffs held by Indians ,71
on the Red river, Texas, and for gal- rar
lant sendee In action against Indians Km
at the Big Dry Wash, In Arizona. The
title of Colonel was received on May 8, jfji
1S99, and that of Major-General Febru- W
ary A, 1901. He has seen service In gjm
Cuba and, the Philippines, during the wi
Spanish-American war, an'd had com- 9m
mand of tho American forces during Ml
the temporary occupancy or Peking by nffl
the international forces. Hia appoint- jlw
mcnt as chief of staff, carrying the title ffljfi
of Lleutennnt-General, was made on
January 9 this year. He succeeded flJiS
Lleut.-Gen. S. B. M. Young as head of Sllf
the United States army. wl
l WHERE WAR RAGES I I
TOKIO, Aug. 4. Twelve torpedo de- f!f$
stroyers, four torpedo-boat destroyers and wiflH
some gunboats emerged from the harbor MS
at Port Arthur on the night of August jfltH
1, but wore driven back again by the 3 Q
Japanese warships on guard outside. Nnl
TOKIO. Aug. 4. The Japanese vlctora a ff,
at the battle of Slmouchcng have ad- ItirH
vanced and occupied Ilaichcng. jrj H
ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. 4. The army SWjiH
organ makes no effort to foreshadow jafttl
events of the Immediate future In the far ttfli'l
East, and gives no cluo to Gen. Kuropat- oliL'H
kin's intentions. ifl f(
TOKIO. Aug. 4. Gen. Oku reports that JfllH
the enomy is retreating northward con wlf'l
tlnually since August 2. On August .1 our xfrH
army occupied Hal Cheng and New- JDifl
chwang, situated thirty miles northeast Snil
of the open port of tho samo name. HH
ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. 4.-Gcn. Ku- iRH
ropatkln's official details of the lighting MjjH
July 31 at Simoucheng say that only a dl- liftl
vision and a half wcro engaged. The re- KrlH
port does' not mention the loss of guns. SSy-'l
NEWCHWANG. Autr. 1. Field Mar- PIS
shal Ovama, commander-in-chief of tho S&iVI
Japanese forces In Manchuria, and Gen, fiffllil
Kodama, chief of staff, lefL Kal Chou yen- xgilrl
terday, and have established hcadquar- Iff ft! 1
ters In tho Held with tho army. ffB&iH