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MYRIADS OF WHITE FLAGS
Flutter Over the Homes of the Discouraged Filipinos-Now
Willing to Accept American Rule.
EVERY INDICATION THAT REBELLION .IS NEAR ITS END
Genera! Otis Cables the Pleasing Information to the War Department
Today— Dewey Congratulates Otis on the Victories of the
Army-Otis Sails for Home.
MANILA. April S.-TTM country
bet,--eii Mal.d'** and Manila, for a
is dotted with whits flsts displayed
by thousand* of Filipinos who have
return*-,! to their home*. Fully
let).ism persons deserted their homes
during MarArthur'a march to
Malolos. The majority of these are |
returning The American officers
consider this to be afa i a tilt sign,
Indicating thai the Filipino* have
bad mouth of th* struggle Hall's
troop* htd a brush with Ftliplno* In
San Mateo valley again today The
enemy was dm. en bark.
WASHINGTON. April S. — Th*
r.ilt»w',ng cablegram was received [
this morning from Uen Otis! "Pres
ent Indication* denot* the Insurgent
government ts be In a perilous cos-,
.Illlt.il. It* army I* defeated, dii* '
IN THE END
Indications that Cubans Will
Demand it Themselves.
WASH INOTON. D.C. April 1 -
Th* straws that indicate the way
th* pontics! wind is Mowing among
lb* people of Cuba all point to th*
conclusion that th* eventual and oy
no means far distant outcome of the
military occupation of th* Island By I
th* I nt,,! Stales will be annexation.
Furthermore. It would seem that
Ibis will be accomplish***, not by any I
display nf armed power or undue as*
of political persuasion on lb* part of
America, but by the expressed with !
of the great majority of [be thinking
class of resident* of th* Island
Ths visit to fteeretsry Alter to Cv- (
ba' and Porto 111, I* nf mors than
ordinary s!g-nl3cancs In opening th*
way for a clearer understanding be
tween tb* Cubans and ths United
State* authorttlrs aa lo Ihs rels- |
il*>n« Cubs shall sustain toward this '
government for *m^ tint* to corn*.
The secretary nt war has held a con*
sulfation wllh Oen. ilomei. and will
bold conferences with other Cuban
leaders, wall* In rh>- Islands, a* to
th* best and moat satisfactory way
of carrying out th* obligations of
this government In th* treaty at I
pesc* that Ih- United States will.;
* ions as suet* occupation shall last,'
assume and discharge th* oblige
tions thst may and*r International
law result from the fact of Hi oc
rapatlcsn for th* protection of l.fa
II I* clear that the president and
other public men who bar* studied
th* Cuban situation tbst th* control
ever Cuba must be of definite dura*
atlon. And there Is a glowing he
lief that th* nnal result will be an- |
nexation. Confidential report* hav*i
reached the President and Indlvat* j
that the mors progressive people of '
Cuba, especially tho»« having larse
business Interests..sr* anxious that
th* Impression be removed that our
occupation la to be temporary and of
abort duration, for they see no hope
of revival of business or a settled
condition of business affairs while
everyone la walling to see what will
happen when the L'ntted States will
withdraw its authority and leave*
the people of Cuba to begin a Strug*
trie among themselves over the kind
of government they shall have and
who shall be In control.
PTTTHriUKO. Pa.. April ».—Henry
Jinehm, H. II Heed and John Hen
nlns. meat dialers, were arrest- I to
day on warrant* charging them
with selling; embalmed beef Th* ;
Information was entered before an
nlderman by James Terry, agent of
th* Stat* Purs Food commission.
Sir. Terry bought from the defend
ant some Chicago dressed meat, and
bail II analysed by T. 8. Aschrnnn.
a mist The later found evi
dences of chetnlcsla which, th enro
nilssiori .inserts, are injurious to 'he
health. Tlia nature of the chemlcnla
will nod be made subtle until th*
hearings. II i* reported that five or
ix more warrants have been sworn
Th- freight rate* charged by lha
several at*aru> rs operating between
Hcttl* and Whatcom have been In
creased from .i per Inn In t',.62.
The reason tlvcn.^l;,;*!""'""'." '' ,„.
THE SEATTLE STAR.
rouraged. scattered Insurgents Ar*
returning to their homes In the
«*.•!».« awl*iiV^.» -.*'i **-c.'i, ti,|.-*ii.i
point* north of Malolos, which our
reconnollerlnt parti*, hay* reached.
They desire the protection of th*
Americans. Th* news from the Vis.
ayan Islands trows mors BneoAiras*
Ist every day "
MANILA. April > — Admiral
Pewey ha* followed the victorious
! course of the army with close in
terest. Today In th* nam* of lb*
navy, he congratulate 1 lien Otis en
th* munificent work of hi* army
nil. respond**! In Suing term*.
A cavalry reconnotsanc* north t.f
Maloioa today developed ISM of the
enemy at Kulngua A sharp skir
mish followed, re*ultltts In a Filipino
retreat Two heavy coast tuna
were discovered burled In the street*
Oreenport Girls Will Marry
Only Total Abstainers.
| NEW YOIIK. April *.—"W* to
j hereby severally and collectively
. ni,. sever lo marry men who
drink. They must sign Ih* pi* is*
before they ask us for our Sana* "
This platform has been adopted
by the girls of tha little tains Island
I tows of (lr*en|»>rt. Th* men have
' dropped their drinking way*, ami
Ihey are all eatins clave* The sa
loonkeepers seeing nothing tint ruin
In sight. have appeal*-! to th* girl*
10 chant* their mind*, but they de
; clare they will not.
| Th* girl* trast fur th* suppression
' of drunkards was organised and a
total abstinence society was formed,
and th* member* announced that
they had agreed to boycott drinkers
I The young men of Mreenport. It la I
f said, are not especially blbuiuous.
but more of their earning* go in li- i
quor than the ' girl trust thinks
right. A study will be made of th*
results of alcoholic marriages and
lecture* will be given showing th*
dreadful endings of home* In which i
i the husband, ars drinking men.
On* lady today said that th* men I
i must stop altogether, and would not
admit that they could take Just a
wee little sip "
Triad to Cheat Callows.
LANCASTrTB. Ps.. April I -Ralph
W. Wtreback. condemned to be
hanged on May SS. attempted suicide
in his cell In tbe county prison «i an
early hour this morning, lis slipped
some straw from his mattress and ,
thla he Ignited at the gas Jet and ;
set his bed on Br*. Then he d»llb- |
' *r*tely stood over th* flames. The '
watchman with difficulty remove,!
Wlrehaik to a place of safety and
smother*! th* flames. Wlreback
waa only slightly scorched.
fleet of Boats to Leave Dur
The new steel tug now building at
Morsn'a for the Km pi re Transport
tion company, will probably be In
condition for service about the la!-;
ter part of Slay. Th* tug will be
I on* of th* beat specimens of her '
Iris** on th* coast. When com
pleted she will be sent to M Sll
chael. which la to be her home port.
Th* tug will be 7* feet long, 11 feet
! beam, and will be especially built
' for navigating shallow waters Iter
machinery will be of »5S horse
The Kmrfilr* '-ompsny state thst
they will send a sl»amer from He-
Mill* to SI, Michael about June IS.
Thi* win probably at on* SB the I .
company's steamers now In the *-r ,
vice or the government as trans*
purls, but In case the government
rtlalna th* steamers, another will
be chart -rati St run on th* Seattle-
Si. Michael rout*.
Th» four steel Itnrg*. of the com
pany which have been on the lid*
data south of the ' It V alnce last
summer, will be lowed la ell Ml
. nasi about Slay I I'.-slil.-a ths
bars** there are two steel tugs.
They are filled with twin screws
Trie barges and lug* are now be- I
Ing overhauled and repainted.
charter and aev*. SCHEDULE.
litis time whal n_
m:\TTI.i:, m tBIIINOTON, MONDAY l.\'i:M\*.. A mil. ■», 1N.).).
of Mai "I .a today. Natives pnnllnu*
to com* within Hi* American lines
Itj Srovs. ..!» carrs, •rtf'* *•«*•*. in I
Stat* thai th»y wish 1.. i.-turn to
MANILA. April I Urn llsrrlson
Or*y Oils sal's for tag lull* I MMSt
on Ih* transport Sherman today
ll* says thai he brll«ve* th* rebel*
lion I* on It* last legs Hen. Wheat*
on assumed command of Oil*' brig**
'WASHINGTON, April ,t—fles.
Otis Is expected to renew th- at tat
on the Filipinos early in the week.
Th* .un, on. ar* hopeful lh«t th*
campslgii will be short *" ' derisive.
Th* War department continues lis
policy of non-lnlerfrrencw In Oils*
plans, belie.ing lhat Ih* rasa, result.
will be tamed by permitting him
to proceed alone such line* as he ha*
! himself map! »• I out.
He Draws Government Pay
and Does No Work.
WASHINGTON. April S. - Horn*
•luesll *n Is being raised In this ajßtsj
ov»r lb* continued abSM-nre from
duty of I.leutenant Hubert I*. Peary.
lapoklns at ih- Naval register,, ll
la nt.served Sal Peary *a* on Oc
loner IS. III!, appointed a civil ts
sinter In th* navy from the state of
Main*. Hurlng hi* service In lb*
navy B* has had right year* an-! six
months shore duly, and eight rear*
and eight month* •'un*m*>loy*4. M
Thai waa when the laat register waa
Issued | Probably futir months have
Una** been add**) to thai "unem
ployed service, making a .I*l of
nine year* that this officer h*> hetn
"un»mplnyed." The Navy depart
ment assigns no reason for paying-
a man a good salary for tin* years,
for Peary haa drawn salary during
ail this time h* haa been "unem
ployed." There Is an tore***-**** thai
he ha* a pull with th* secretary of
Ih* navy, and that various scientific
gentlemen are behind him. Hut
whatever it Is. there la bo .1 -llbl that
a great Injustice 1* being lon* ts he
t'nlled Stain government "'• '■ ,0 '""
navy If Peary la going to do the
scientific business on hi* own hook,
writ* books an! m.gain* articles
for which he will be ass*, paid, then
he ought to get out of the navy and
have no further connection with It
For Bodies in Windsor Ruins
Total Dead 45.
NF.W TOIIK, April * Th* work
of ; during lb* ruins cf ÜBS Winds
hotel for bottles was finished today
|i.l,ea ot unknown victims of the
fire were burled Ibis afternoon Th
death list was as follows: Killed dur
ing the fir* or .li. subsequently
from Injuries. 11. Il.<dl** taken from
ruins, SI. Total death, IS. Still
missing, T. The fa. that only It
bodies, or parts of asset « BBS taken
from the ruin*, while the number
missing aggregates 41. seems to In
dicates thai the bodies of 7 still
missing were wholly consumsd.
Theatrical < ornpi. rib * In Mexico
are forced to Ms o line If they do
not produce ths piece announced.
The clly nf Peking has only one
slreel I.i nip, and Hi 11 I* In the street
where foreign aml.ns* 01-' i * reside.
The average dally wage* ofg a la-
boring man In It, i li(i amounts to 50
cents ll.'i.f Is I.', it-ms i. pound,
pork 20 i .tits
The Prince of Wales li following
Has example st tas Das, si Welling
ton In s.tvltiK garments whlrh h* hai
worn on apeclal occasion*.
"Gossamer Iron," the wonderful
product of th* Swansea Iron mill*,
Is s., thin IttSl It I ikes IsOft sheets
piled on.- on li" other to make on
Inch In thickness.
The shovel fish Is so called because
It us.a Its nose to turn over th.- mud
at Ih, 1...11,0n of Hie sen In fittest of
the worms nnd small IIIIhIi on
which II feeds.
The flying fro* of Horn"" ha* long
to..*. whlrh are ■.!,', a! the tips.
Its feet thus net Ilk* mile para
.lull, and enable the frog to I. I[,
from lofty ti*'** and descend I" th*
Marring* in Spain tike* place *v
*ry day or night, nernrdl rigl to Ih*
fortune nt i be fount people.'or,the
elation 111 lire. If well In do, I lie ,
rereittiiny come* off, 111 Hi, early part '
nt th* mm ulna. I
A p ni|'tr a "in,in In I'nrla h.is been
. .nil I' l. I ol having- had '" r child
LupfUi-il fniiiieen Urn,-, as s I'm
leiit.iiu. fur the piipnsn of stint
five franca snd a dress eai-h time.
No romrt, s.t far its Is known, ha*
ev.r Boats In rmiiiii't mtli Iks earth
• •i" minified it* aubslnnr-s wllh nur
atmosphere, Th* nearest approarh I
ever observed was His! of Ih* cornel i
of IT7O, which 'am.' within 1.100,000
miles of our plane!,
A fir* occurred ' «it weeks sgn In
tlie i ill rat* "f I'"''!'!". '"I "'■ Hun
garian frontier, and alining other
house* destroyed »** tin- mode*!
tiiut.heti building In which Joseph J
II. l In an* born. The hook In
which visitors Inscribed their names
and I lie . '.in i mil ..in c tablet* acre
THE NATION'S DEAD
To Da Honored Thursday by
WASHINGTON. April S. — Th* I
President today limed an execu* I
live t.iilt-r decreeing thai all Sags nn i
public bull.lings, for! rami's, and j <
i.iii-if- I--..-I. ■■■_' * -*"-'-*— - (
shall »*s placed al half mast nn I
Thursday afternoon. In honor ■' lha '
nation's soldier dead. ll* alsoord- •
ere.l all government tl-partmenta I
i-lused at noon.
SMUCCLED WHISKY SALE j
A large quantity of whisky recent* j
ly Belled by (he rllsloma Inspectors. |
111 be disposed of lomorrow. The ,
assortment Include* IST* bottle* of ,
whisky, li» iNilile* of sherry. 4 bar- ,
rel. of sttl.kr SB) bottle* of chsm*
pasne, lo* nollle* of i *ri win**, snd .
140 bidlles of riant.
Will Cor**", *h' engineer at Ihs
t*>- title Traction rom|>any'* power .
house, met with a painful accident
th* other rdght thai will lay him up
for several weeks, lis eras rlean* '
Ins lb* dirt nut of (he eta! m*t*r.
when a »li.ir! circuit was forme.)
which blew out the fu»e Mr Corey
aa* standing In front of Ihe meter i
and received IBS full fore* of th*
charge, burning* his fa> * and arms
In a severe manner
Several interesting matters Brill
mm** up I,*fur* th. rlty rounrll at
1..* meeting ('-night The iirdinanr*
for the construeilon SB a sewer In
Ih* rondamned ■ laekt hapel district.
which waa hilt**! *! th* !•■( meet
Ins*, will l*e brought up tonight, by
a motion Icy mil to r**-<m»lJrr. The i
•atot.n r**m**m«ifl*'Wai*vsiT<*s,-s»i.i-'h '
sra* referred to Councilman Crlah
lui and Hill will slss cime up fur
final re.v!ln«T The Improvement ef
Third avenue north from John to
, Alllsh streets will he brought up.
Struck a Rock in Wran
ill or Tin: rissncns sated
News Received in This City
by the Superintendent
; J. F. Trowbridge.
The city of Topek* has been
wrecked at Wrwng. I Narrow* The
news was received In litis city by
Hui-rrlnlendenl J. F. Trow, bridge by
means of a dispatch sent from
Cnlon. il C. She sailed Starch :1
with IS* latßsengera.
Ms live* were Inst in the disaster
Th* boat strut k a submerged rock.
The passenger* were forwarded on
th- Slanxanlta to Juneau.
It Is believed lhat th* boat can be
For the Falr-Vanderbilt Wed.
ding in New York.
NEW Y'-ltk. April >.—A full dress
rehearsal of th* Fair Van.!,
w'.-ddiiieto.,k place nt noon today at,
the Oelrlchs* home, where rh.- real
cercrrMiny Like* place tomorrow.
Rvery I. mil wss carried out wiih
By the Ministerial Associa
The Ministerial association of the
clly "i. I In the T. SI. C A. rooms
thla morning nnd elected the follow*
Ing ..ft*.. for the ensuing year:
l-i. aid. t.l. Rev. .1 N. Smith; *. ie
tary. Rev. George 11. I.re.
Dr. R. J^ llamlllon, of tb.- Uni
versity of Washington, Bin' nn In
teresting lecttiri" "li ' 11... oil of
the Stoic and Christian Philosophy."
J. *. Ingslls, of lie Co-operative
llroiherhniMl, gave n short talk on
the lltot net lii-sl* nrgnnlxallon.
Rev. 11, D, Hrown then suggi-aled
Hull "'. ,-tr.ju-slon lie arranged to
visit the I.i ' " ' hood ii i dill"
The next \leetlng will it.- held In
Him weeks, QBO Rev. I*atila B. Saw
yer will 1.. ti|i-on. "la Hie Trend of
the Church Towards a Higher I '111 I*
Han Uf.-. R.i Hi. Reverse."
ALSO SOME I>lSH(lMllii:i» CHECU
Crsdllori Setaitfcta (or learything
la tight, While, ii *
Vary lit ll*.
11. I. Stanley, who up la about two
weeks ago was running a tailor shop
in this tit), has disappeared, and II
1* reported that there are numerous
rretlllors who would like to learn
of his w hereabouts A prominent
n.rit c.iittt i-retrletor fta* "'a**.
Iley'i check for 111. and a young lady
who worked for Stanley also has a
rhek for U4 due on an account of
• 101 l It-.th check* are worthless
Hut those ar* not th* only thing.
For several months Htanley baa
been lit ins in Waller llonald a furn
ished bouse on Maimer Heights
Mar, h I It* mortgaged th* furniture
for about line). Wh*n the stem
holding the mortgage w*nt lo for**
.do**-, after th* tailor left town, he
was promptly told that the furniture
did not belong to r-lanley, and he
would have la look elsewhere for
Something IO sis*, i
I Hiring last winter Stanley had
hi* shop with Fobes, lb* bicycle
man, A* spring opened. Sianley
moved down os Second avenue and
Marlon sir*-**.. Jus! over K|odl »
jewelry store. * tluslnsss continued
from bad to worse, and gradual!)
] the employ** fell behind In wages
They left on* by en* and •ousthi em
ployment In other shops, until a
lasl Sianley only had on* man left.
It I* about that lime, March 1. that
It Is alleged lie give several
which afterward* proved worthies!.
Last Friday Mr Poole, who rent*
•d to Stanley, found Hi* man hold-
Ins the furniture mortgage and a,
low*! him to cart away most of
Stanley* BBSS, ■■«!*. , Sir - I.sole
kept some clot bin! In order to satisfy
the amount due (or rent. Mr.
Wolfs, who was formerly Stanley's
culler, also tot several suit*, and
he intends to sell Ihem ts aealli* thi
sum he hit. coming from Stanley
Meanwhile th* knight of Ihe thumb
thimble Is wasd-rlng. and It la stat
'rd-wrrtoot authority tint he will net
com* back ll* la a married man,
but where his family Is staying
could not be learned.
PARIS. April J Th* Figaro today
continue. ll* t-nlatlntia In Ihe
Dreyfus affair, printing the balance
of . Minister of War Cavst*
testimony before the Court of Cass
ation Cavalgnaa admitted that It
was entirely istMistble for Col. Henry
to have introduced fabricated docu
menl*. bur he was p...stive that
only Dreyfus could have been ae*
quaint,-! with the document* enum
erated in the Border***. The wit
ii,«* admitted that a leakage of
mtitlary secrets had occurred before
Dreyfus J ned the general staff
The General foeclrle company ob
tained a Judgment against John 11.
Mrilraw et al.. far MIC* in th* su
perior court Saturday.
Oak Kg* I-awrence, • miner, wa*
brought here last evening on the
train from ttlack Diamond, Buffer
ing from Injuries to his back re
ceived In on* of the mines at thai
pla, * He was takes to Providence
Th* bank clearances today were
tixs.u7.tn, and th* balances were
Hit -.titer City of Seattle sails at
in o'clock tonight for Skigway. She
will lake north a large list of pa*
sengers. She 1* command*'! by Cap
The Ilrillsh ship Montgomeryshire.
Captain IMwarda. now loading
cargo for Sydney, had the distinction
of making th* i|iilcki'*t voyage of
an*, sailing vessel during the season
between Kngland and the Orient.
In appreciation of this far!, Captain
IMwartls was presented with a large
.us. nag by the Ilrillsh consul at
Yokohama. Just before sailing for
At a special meeting of Ih* board
of public wotks tin* aflernnin Ih*
plan* and Bi«*clflcatlona for Hi* con
struction of a sewer on Seventeenth
avenue north were approved, and
bids will be advertised for Imme
Chief Reed, Captain Wllllard and
Detectives Powers. Wappenatrln and
Corbel! wen! to BrVSfStl this fore
noon to appear si witnesses In th*
trial of Rdwardß and Wilson, charg
»d wllh robbing a store there.
A petition was riled In th* .-iti
rlsrk'B office Hue afternoon coming
from the Bailors' union, asking that
Hoy be given ail of Hi* magailnea
and book* thai are from time to
11 mi given to those In .the county
11.,1 city lull
.Indite Jacobs today sentenced
William* and Walker, the lit" in.
alio were convicted last week of
robbing MrCutchron. the laundry
man. Williams got one '■• " ill the
penitentiary and Walker received
Spain Has Some Money.
MADRID, April I Mliriplls villa
verde, minister of finance, declares
that In- has.tha necessary funds 10
meet ii,, April coupons,- including
those of the Cuban bonds.
PRICE ONE CENT lit! CENTS ON All. TRAINS
SPEaLGER & 111 LIU T
1219 1.17 B*ooi.l Avian
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WE HAVE ECIVCO~sV -—as-
CARLOAD OF '99 PAPERS
Of the very finest COLORINGS and DESIGNS. Be sura
to see our line before purchasing.
Corner TMrt ami Hte_ star paint co.
. . -j-i
Moran Brothers Company
ENGINEERS AND SHIP BUILDERS.
Our plant issilu-t**- **—\ •*! I *•■■• rnnsfr-iMt.-ii nivl eof-tri nil ht*nrh*n of fts4
lm*tt|. Mining St.'. nil i,t hi > las .if m*.* liln.ff Miill 111 •■■•:!* 1 '
ags-nta f.rt •* .. »»r.. irtg.mi" |.«mplng tnmrh\ti»tr, tb« "H'*-»i.or" an*. " R/.ts-»rC« *
wssiflff tut** tß.illa.rs •>.,. th* ('nfim) «•(*■* Msjt«l.l> I*. king Cotttpnay.
Steamer Faralton sailed yesterday
morning for Lynn canal porta. She
had on board twenty passengers an 1
s small amount of freight.
Steamer I*« Conner was discharg
ing fifty lona of hay Into the
atesmer Laturada this morning. The
ray was brougVt from La Conner.
Steamer Csarina sailed yesterday
for San Francisco with Bat*.
Salmon and small fish ar* report
ed to be scarce In the local mar
kei* The streams and the wa
ter* of th.- Sound are producing but
few of lite big fellows The run
of salmon an ths Sound will begin
about August I. and that on th*
Columbia river May I. Halibut and
, -1 are plentiful.
Steamer Willamette Captain Han*
* in. arrived this morning from San
Francisco, and dlsch»rge>! fifty tons
of powder at the Ocean dock. She
load* coal for San Francisco.
earner Walla Walla sails to
morrow for San Francisco. The
Queen will arrive during the day
from th* same port
lirlllsb ship Khlndalan Cast.*,
Captain Roberts, ha* arrived on th'
Hound thirty- »ev*n days out from
11 logo. She loads wheat for Europe
Schooner Hen. Slglln. operated by
John O. IV-r, Bailed yesterday
morning for Sunrise City She had
! on* passenger, M. J. llernlg. who Is
connected with several mining j
claims In thai section. The Slglln:
took north a large freight carta for
th* M*eDoug«ll * Southwlck com
pany-* store at Sunrise City.
Schooner I Jul* Colby I* fining out
at the Teller dock tor a four months'
rtllse In the lie ring Sea. She go»B
after codfish. The Colby I* one of
the ataunt he.t schooners on th*
coast, and Is the vessel In whit
Miner llrut-e made many of his
Alaskan voyages. During th* win
ter the Colby ha* been tied up it
Rdllnr Swin*hsrt, publisher of the
Midnight Sun st Dawson. Is aild to
have disposed rf his Interest In that
paper for lit.BBS
Rev. Alex Connell ha* been railed
as pastor of the Fifth avenue Prea*
byterlan church, to succeed th* late
Rev. John Hall.
Representatives of the Ministerial
Alliance and Hood Clllaen club, had
the members of th* "Spider and Fly"
theatrical company, together with
the malinger* of th.- Lyceum Ihester,
arrest.-! at Tecum* la*t night, j
charged with violating th* Sunday I
Miss Mary Wilson committed sul*j
clde it Wichita. Kas. yesterday, '
after reading In the papers that her j
lover, Alva Dttt, had been killed on ;
•he battlefield at Malolos Miss Wll
ion Is a prominent society lady at 1
Wichita, and the young couple were :
to have been married In June.
The bodies of George and Austin j
nidwell. th* men who swindled the.
bank of Knglsnd out of tl,oSo.r*M.|
and who recently died at finite.
Slnntana. have reached New York |'
A furious bllixnrd wax raging In
South Dakota yesterday.
Archibald Sinclair was this morn
ing granted a divorce from his wife,
Margaret J. P. Sinclair The de
cree, which waa signed hv Bpiclslj
Judge i; 11, F.mery, gives Sinclair
the custody of his oldest child, but
Mr* Sinclair Is lo h.ne charge of,
il*. v,,uiiest . 1,11.1 for the next five
years. At the ,-x'ilrntlon st that
time the child will be Riven Into the!
rustiidy of Mr. Sinclair. Mi I Pln-j
clalr ..ill receive fin a nth fur thej
next live leal, for Hi-- support of
th. .hud This part of the decree
is not satisfactory to the plaintiff. I
and tit- case will undoubtedly be j
To Prevent Collisions.
COVINGTON, Ky., April" .la*.'
I- Williams, a Mill. lair* clrctrlclnn,
li.- lately secured a patent for I As*
vice which i" claims trill prevent
collision* on railroads. It consists
of on electric dynamo which la plac
ed under lb. liiolis of all limine*,
and operated "ii the principle of ilu
generation of electricity by Induc
tion. Williams claim thai th* two
trains will become cognisant of th*
present'" of each olher on the same
truck, nt three miles BBSUhbSS by in
arc light In the .nt** of each en
i gine. He hit* »been I offered 116,000
j for the Invention, ' it refused.
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X leleplionri Subscription* to X
t piue ISO *
Th* hlgrst dramatic effort eves
mad* by the student* will be In (ha
comedy, "She Stoops To Conquer,"
In Denny hall Friday ljist year a
one.art farce was tlven under the
suspires of lbs I-b.i n.tthean so
ciety, and waa a treat sue, <-** Hut
the present effort far surpasses tb.it.
aa II consists of fly* acts. Prof. A.
H. Coffey, under whose efficient su
pervision th* farce- is being pre
pared, has been drilling the com
pany hard for over a month, and,
feel* confident that It will be a great
success. The east f the charsc*
ler* ii as follows:
Mr Marmots ......Worth Denamors
Sir Charles ilvrlow. ...«.*. M LarßOtv.
Mr Marlow frank P. titles.
Mr, llardcaatle, "Deacon"....
11. L. Reese,
Miss Hsrd. a.tie , ..SalnS
Miss Oliver C. Peck.
Mrs. Hardrsstle ............... '
Mill Louise I man!.
Tony laimpkln* .......Olenn Trout.
Miss L'lla 11. Dougan.
Dolly. The Maid
Miss Euphraany Cotchett*
Mr Wang, the Landlord
Digger?, a Servant
Rdgar J. Wright.
Roger, a Servant.. . Stephen Origgs.
Jeremy. Toung Marlow's Servant
Invitation* are out for the junior
prom to be held in Denny ham-April
-11. in honor of the senior class. This
Is a new event In Varsity" life, as
the Juniors have not heretofore at
tempted a prom, and Denny hall has
been thrown open especially for the
'event. On moil occasion* hops are
not permitted in Denny hall, but this
Is to be one of the B**ecl»l events
from now on. A committee con
sisting of Anna Mitchell, W. F.
Marrlson. Sleeting I' Hilt, and T. M.
Harlow has the arrangements In
On April II Prof Hamilton will
give an oratorical contest. .*. thst
time a representative for the Cnl
vcrslly will be SB listed to inter the
contest given by the Western Wash
ington Intercollegiate Oratorical As*
soclatlnn In Tacoma. April H This
la usually given by the local Orator
ical association, but this year Prof.
Hamilton has ta*»en charge of It.
The contest will la* held In one of
the di wntown churches. Six as
pirants will sick honors In the field
of • ',try-
Mike Flnlslson and W. A st-t h
ens, members of the Jin-ei IJiy Ath
letic BSSIII Isllsn of Victoria, were
over Friday, and consulted with
Manager Harlow of Ihe Athletic as*
•oclatlon In regard to the arrange,
ment .for a a*-!** of International
athletic m.-.'s The James liny
Athletic association team wish** to
arrange tee * meet there on May
11. and I! is probable Hi i ii meet In
Seattle will be arranged for In th*
| A new tennis "lob haa been organ
ised wllh the following- mer**.
' berahlp: Tannin pTSSldsatl Harrl
nt in, seerolary-lreasiieer: Phillips.
| Harper. Morr'.xnn. -Trout, Storey,
| Vrscr, Prof. Meyer, and Prof,
I l.cinie*. Other clubs will be organ
llcd soon. It hot II to lie i-l*l* to
hold the rnlverslly championship.
One say t-.i. week will be set aside
| as ladles' day
I Th* fourth monthly re.-enllon ct
] the senior class was held In Henri*
I hall. April ... Some of Ihe costumes
were appropriate for the occasion.
■J. 0. OalUsoS.
Arthur vV. Hawks, a mining man
of Snohomish. Is nt th" Duller.
Cap!. W. It. ■ :-. •. i oinltif returned
from Portland I.l*l night and I*
registered nt ,h.*_»u,,..
Dr. D. SI "to '. in. of Stanwood,
Is at th* Dll.er.__
II 1. Ferguson, of the United
Mules navy, and Ills Hit", nre regis
tered at the Rainier Grand.
J. A. Sutherland, a prominent
Jeweler of Rochealer, N. Y. Is In
the city, stopping nt the Rainier
T. ti Denny, of Altman. la at the
J. 8. Ingalli, of the Co-operallva
Brotherhood, li si the Hrunswlclc.
lie Is accompanied by C F. Will*
nrd, secretary "f I It,- Ri'tttherht'.'d
t.dwln T. tll.tin and Chas. I*.
KUlntt, of the lulled State* army,
are at the Seattle
S. Klldnll and 1' C. Kinds... prom
inent merchants of New Whatcom,
are rcglstcr,*il at the Seattle,
pNels A.' Holt, s,Norwegian.''wag
admitted (to cltlienahlp ■ tills after- ,
noon by Judge Jacobs, i .. ■".■;.*:-~i"
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