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PBESEIiED BYI EMPEROR s thur
STATUE OF FREDERICK THE
GREAT UNVEILED SATURDAY.
The American People the Recipient of
a Beautiful Bronze Statue —Cere-
mony at National Capital Was Mark
ed by Great Military and Official Dis
play—Roosevelt Makes Address.
Washington, D. C—Hailed by a mill-!
tary blare of 20 trumpets, the bronze
statue of Frederick the Great, present
ed to the American people by Emperor
William, was unveiled Saturday after
noon by the liaroness Speck yon St.e.rn
berg, wife of the German ambassador.!
The ceremony was marked by great |
military and official display. The
.statue was presented on behalf of the
emperor by his personal envoy, the
o«rman ambassador, who made a brief
address. The president made the cuief
address of the day and accepted the
gift of the American people. Remarks
were made by Lieutenant General
Chaffee, chief of staff; Major General
Qlllespie of the general staff, master of
ceremonies; Lieutenant General Loew
enfeld, one of the special eominis
sioners sent to the unveiling by the
emperor, and Charlemagne Tower, the
American ambassador to Germany.
Seldom has the national capital wit
nessed a more brilliant and distinguish
ed assemblage than was gathered on
the grand esplanade of the army war
college around the pedestal of the ,
statue. Immediately back of the stat
ue on the president's stand, which was
completely covered in red, white and ■
blue bunting, sat the president and his |
cabinet, the German ambassador and ■
the Baroness Speck yon Sternberg; .
Lieutenant General yon I^oewenteld ;
and Major Count yon Schmettew, the «
emperor's special commissioners to the .
unveiling, and the entire diplomatic i
corps, all in full uniform. On the i
stands to the right and left of the stat- <
ue were officers of the army and navy
in full dress uniform, the members of I
the supreme court, members of con
gress and other invited guests. Di- '
rectly in front of the pedestal of the (
Htatue were grouped members of Ger- ;
man societies from various parts of the
Within the gates of the army war
college, along the line of march to
the esplanade, were stationed the
troops In attendance.
The official program began with the '
invocation by the Right Rev. Dr. Sat
terlee, the biahop of Washington.
WORLDS FAIR BUILDING BURNS.
Missouri Loses Handsome Structure '
St. Ixniis. —The Missouri state build
ing was destroyed by fire Saturday
night, resulting from the explosion of
a hot water heater in the basement.
Instantly the flames shot up through
the rotunda and the north wing and '
cupola were a solid mass of flames
within 10 minutes after the explosion.
The principal loss is in the contents
fit the building. The building cost
$145,000, and in the building were $76,
--000 worth of furnishings, the most, val
uable of which were portraits of for
mer Missouri governors and supreme
judges. These can not be replaced.
M. T. Davis, president of the worlds
lair commission, was in the building
when the explosion occurred. He said:
'The building as it stood, with all
the furnishings, cost in the neighbor
hood of $226,000. There was not a
dollar of insurance, li' we had endeav
ored to sell the building we could prob
ably have realized more than $6,000."
Mrs. Belle Hall Small of Sedalia,
Mo., one of the state hostesses, rushed
into her apartments in the building to
secure some valuables. A fireman fol
lowed her into the smoke and found
her lying on the floor overcome. Plac
ing a wet handkerchief over her face,
he carried her into the open air,
Where she revived.
Defender of Port Arthur.
In the nine months of crushing de
teat and overwhelming humiliation to
'he Russian generals i>y the little Japs.
♦ lure is one leader, and he a German,
who has met every situation with an
indomitable bravery that has made
him the hero of the war, and tin- sa
viur of the czar's army from complete
aster. This remarkable man is Carl
Btoessel, commandant at Port Arthur,
who for months has held In check a
Japanese army of so.OOO men, which,
could it havi Joined Oyama's army in
the north would have swept Kuropat-
Kin and his forces out of Manchuria.
Buy Chicago City Railway.
Thirty six million dollars is to be
paid for the Chicago City railroad, by
a syndicate headed by Marshall Field,
P. A. Valentine aud John J. Mitchell
of Chicago, and J. P. Morgan, Thomas
Ryan and their associates of New York
city. Mr. Morgan's Wall street firm
and one other trust company not yet
named will underwrite the deal.
The Chicago Daily News publishes a
cablc(?ani from its correspondent with
the Japanese troops outside of Pbrt Ar
thnr, reading as follows.
(ii'iicral Kodamn, chief of the Jap
anese general staff, after a thorough
inpsection of the operations at Port Ar
thur and a conference with General
Nogi, gav«' thin interview:
"You have seen Port Arthru and
may think it is easy to take," the gen
eral said, "but it is a difl-jult task."
"Of course," I said, "it has 30
powerful forts on which the Russians
have spent ten years of engineering;
the natural defenses are strong; there
is a ttubborn army of flghtesr within,
cleverly commanded." Kodama held
out his closed hand into the air, in
terrupting me. "I hold Port Arthur
here," he said.
"Where will you winter about Port
Arthur?" I asked. "You are not build
ing barracks and have only shelter
"I shall winter inside," replied the
general. "I will take the fortress soon.
I hesitate to use my big guns for fear
of hurting noncombatauts. "I can not
say what damage the big guns will
do," resumed the general. "This is
the first time in history that coast de
fense guns have engaged each other."
"How about fo-d?" I asked.
"It is reported that you permit trans
potrs and junks to run the blockade,
wishing only the glory of taking the
fortress by assault."
"That is absolutely false," replied
"Our blockade is perfect. The Rus
sian torts are well built on the Belgian
model. The general situation of the
forts also is similar to Belgian forts.
They are iron plated toward the sea,
toward land they are only earth works,
with some masonry and little concrete.
A clever engineer designed them. We
find them absolutely changed since the
war with China, when we took Port
Arthur in one day. Then one fort,
Etseshan, was the key of the whole po
sition. When that had been taken all
"Now we can not say any single
fort is the key. All are so arranged
that we must take them in detail. The
capture of one means only the capture
of that individual fort, not of a series
atgs formerly. Study as we may, we
find it diffiffonlt to locate Jtheir weak
ness, they have carried on7ortificatious
to such an extent."
St. Louis. —Abe Attel of San Fran
cisco was given the decision over
Young Erne of Philadelphia at the end
of 20 rounds recently. Erne was a
Honolulu. —In the swimming races
Dan Renear won the 100 yard race in
Dne minute flat, a world's record.
Saturday Football Games.
Weston, Ore. —The eastern Oregon
normal school football team was de
feated by the Pendleton high school
by a score of 33 to 0.
Corvallis, Ore. —The University of
Oregon won the football game from the
Oregon Agricultural college by the
Bcore of t» to 5.
Spokane.—ln a one sided contest, in
which the Spokane high school had the
better of the argument, the state nor
mal school of Cheney was defeated by
a score of ;>4 to 4.
New Haven, Conn. —Yale earned a
Victory which was in every way sat
isfactory to her friends, over her old
time rival. Harvard, in Hie presence o£
over 32,000 spectators, on Yale Held,
the final score being L 2 to 0, the same
as that in her victory over Princeton
a week ago.
Walla Walla.— By a score of 58 to 0
Whitman defeated the Fort Walla Wal
la crack football team.
Salt Lake. —Utah university had an
easy time with the Utah Agricultural
college eleven on Cummings field, scor
ing six touchdowns, one place kick
and one goal from the field, at the
same time keeping their own goal line
from danger at all times.
Lewiston, Idaho. —With a cyclone of
sensational plays the local high school
football team swept the heavy Gene
see men off their feet in the tirst part
Of the game, and after scoring two
touchdowns in eight minutes of play,
settled down to a defensive game and
held the score the same until the end
of the game.
Pat Crow Again.
Mexico City.— Pat Crowe, for whose
capture Cudahy, the Omaha packer, is
reported to have offered a reward of
I'jn.uiio as the kidnapper of bis little
son. is thought to he in this city, and
the police are endeavoring to locate
The golden wedding celebration of
Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Hastings of Prince
ton, Mass.. is believed to have had
one absolutely unprecedented feature.
Mrs. Hastings' father, John Dunton,
was present. Mr. Dunton, who was
100 years old last September, jour
ney.■,} from Lyndon. Vt., 200 miles dis
tant, to take part in the interesting
Beauty is as beauty doesn't talk.
1 WORLD'S NEWS IIS
ULLED FROM DIBPATCHEB OF
THE ASSOCIATED PRESB.
» Review of Happenings In Both
Eastern and Western Hemispheres
During the Past Week —National,
Historical, Political and Personal
Events Tersely Told.
Camden, N. J. —W. A. Steedle, aged
17, of Riverton, N. J., was killed Sat
urday In a football game.
It is officially announced that Italy
has agreed to take part in the new
peace conference at The Hague.
Carl Buenz, the German consul gen
eral at New York port, is dangerously
ill from a relapse of pneumonia.
A great storm raged Saturday night
along the Pacific coast from British
Columbia to the California line.
San Diego, Cal. —Rev. R. B. Taylor,
pastor of First Presbyterian church,
was drowned in the bay Saturday.
The naval estimates for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 1906, aggregate
$114,530,678, an increase of $17,372,
--448 over the last appropriation.
Six thousand garment workers be
longing to the special order of the gar
ment workers' union struck in 20 tac
tories of Chicago, following a walkout
of 450 cutters.
It is asserted in official circles that
the reports which have reached the
United States of great distress in
Macedonia from cold and hunger are
While sorting mail in the postoffice
at New York city, a clerk came across
a new $1 bill, stamped and addressed
to Miss Althea Briggs of Kingston,
N. Y. Miss Briggs now has the bill.
At least 12 lives were lost in a lire
in a Brooklyn tenement house Satur
day. It is believed that the death list
will equal 15. Twelve persons were
injured, none, it is believed, fatally.
Twenty-two gas tanks in the big rail
road gas charging station at Seventy
third street and South Chicago explod
ed recently. Five employes were kill
ed and a score injured, two seriously.
Victoria, B. C. —The barkentine Mak
aweli, Captain Neilson, lumber laden
from Tacotna to Mazatlan, Mexico, has
foundered on the west coast of Van
couver island, at Clayoquot, all hands
Through the arrest of George Mack,
Anna Held's chauffeur, the mystery
surrounding the finding of Jacob Clera
ons, an aged farmer, in a ditch on the
Pelham Parkway, in New York city,
The fourth annual meeting of the
executive committee of the National
Civic Federation, at which a president
to succeed the late President Hanna
will be elected, will be held in New
York city on December 15.
At Lafayette, Ind., the Foster Furni
ture store was completely destroyed
by fire recently. Loss, $100,000. Ben
jamin O'Connor, a fireman, was fatally
injured by a fall, and 11 other firemen
were overcome by smoke.
A beam mill with a monthly capac
ity of 12,000 to 15,000 tons of finished
structural shapes is to be added to the
Chicago plant of the Illinois Steel com
pany, at a cost of $1,200,000. It is
said 500 persons will be employed.
A pumpkin pie five feet long and
three feet wide was presented to Sen
ator I'lait by republican friends In
Waverly. N. V. The pie weighs 200
poundfl and is to he at the buckwheat
breakfast which Senator Platt is to
Rio Janeiro. — A battalion of infantry
stationed at Bahia mutinied recently,
at the instigation of a sublieutenant,
according to a telegram received here.
The commander tried "to address the
men, but was shot dead by the ring
leader with a revolver.
President Roosevelt has ordered the
department of commerce and labor to
thoroughly investigate the petroleum
industry of the United States. The ob
ject is to ascertain whether the Stan
dard Oil company is an illegal combi
nation in restraint of trade.
All the pupils in "A" grade of the
Norwood high school in Cincinnati, 0.,
consisting of lti sons and daughters of
the most prominent families in the
3uburb, were indefinitely suspended be
cause they took down the American
flag from the school flagstaff and sub
stituted the class colors.
Toronto. Ont. —A street car, with a
trailer attached, got beyond control
recently and crashed through the
guard gates at the Queen street cross
ing of the Grand Trunk railway. A
freight train struck the forward car,
grinding it to splinters. Every pas
senger on the street cars was injured,
two dying soon after being taken from
the werckage and two at the hospital.
It appears that the Japanese war ex
penditures for the year beginning last
April and ending next March will
amount to $186,000,000; and as the
government's estimate of the war e»
oenditure for the fiscal year is $190,
--000,000, we shall hay own esti
mate being correct —a surplus of $4,
--000.000.—Baron Kentaro Kaneko, in
the Review of Reviews.
JACK DAVIS REMEMBERED.
Sends Hi» One Time Prosecutor
"Diamondfleld" Jack Davis, the Cen
tral figure in one of the moat remark
able criminal cases on record, has giv
en the man who drew his death war
rant at Albion, Idaho, six years ago,
mining stock valued at $10,000, says
Salt Lake Herald.
Judge O. W. Powers of Salt Lake is
the recipient of the gift. In 1898,
Judge Powers, with W. B. Borah of
Idaho, assisting the state in prosecut
ing "Diamondfleld Jack" for murder,
secured a conviction and by order of
Judge Stockslager drew Davis* death
Afterward, however, becoming con
vinced of Davis" innocence, Judge
Powers appeared before the Idaho
board of pardons to urge that Davis be
released. This was done, and about
two years ago Davis came to Salt Lake
penniless. Judge Powers loaned him
money enough to get to Tonopah, Nev.,
and Davis departed with the promise
that he would repay the money.
Since thon Davis has become
wealthy. At Goldflelds and Diamond
field he secured large holdings.
Recently Judge Powers received a
letter from the secretary of the Dia
mondfield Oold Mining company, in
closing 2500 shares of stock, with the
statement that it was the personal gift
The shooting for which Davis was
thrice sentenced to death was a dou
ble killing, committed in Cassia coun
ty, Idaho, in 1896. The legal proceed
ings ran through six years. The case
at one time reached the supreme court
of the United States and almost attain
ed the proportions of a political issue
SHARE IN GOVERNMENT.
Citizens of Russia Send Word to Czar
St. Petersburg.—The meeting of rep
resentatives of Zemstvoo, which had
been looked forward to with so much
hope, was held Saturday afternoon at
a private residence in this city, but
at the last moment the government
withdrew the official auspices under
which it was to be held because the
representatives declined to adhere to
the original purpose of the conference.
A hundred interested men, included
among which were some of the most
prominent figures in Russia, therefore
met and discussed a carefully prepared
memorandum, practically embodying a
recommendation for a national repre
sentative body to have a share in the
government. This memorandum will
be presented to Emperor Nicholas.
FIXES THE ASPHYXIATED.
Combination of Peroxide of Hydrogen
A new treatment recently advanced
by a Frnech physician in cases where
persons have been overcome by gas
was tried on a patient at the central
emergency hospital at San Francisco
Sunday, and it was surprisingly suc
cessful. It consisted in introducing
peroxide of hydrogen into the system
by means of a stomach pump, the Idea
being to inject oxygen into the blood,
in order that the effects of the carbon
monoxide might be counteracted. The
treatment will bring instant results.
The patient was Edward Traeey,
who was unconscious when taken in,
and had been so for hours. He soon
regained his senses and will recover.
COL. BRECKENRIDGE IS DEAD.
Noted Kentuckian Succumbs to Par-
Lexington, Ky.—Colonel William
Campbell Preston Breckenridge died at
11:40 a. m. Saturday from a stroke of
paralysis sustained Wednesday. The
end came peacefully. He had been
gradually sinking for 24 hours, and
for that length of time the case had
been known to be hopeless.
Colonel Breckenridge served in the
confederate army during the civil war
and was congressman from Kentucky
from 1884 to 1895.
Circus Money Has Vanished.
Charlotte, N. C—The man and wo
man arrested in connection with the
robbery of the Seiis-Forepaugh circus
ticket wagon at Tarboro, S. C, have
been released from custody. Their ef
fectt were searched, but no trace of
the missing 130.000 was found.
Edison Plant in Germany.
Berlin.—The electrical plant to be
erected under the auspices of the
Deutche bank, the Edison and Berg
man Electrical works of Berlin, will
be located in Germany, and not in the
United States, as reported in certain
Booker Washington a .Donor.
Atlanta, Ga.—Booker T. Washington
has contributed his check for $25 to
the fund now being raised for the erec
tion of a monument to the memory of
General John B. Gordon.
This year's lavander crop in England
Is one of the most abundant in years.
THAT 18 THE REpORT
CHINESE FROM DALNy. '
Japanese Are Being „ « pld| .
forced-Citizens Expect B ' "'*
Nov. Powder MagM « «L
at Port A* ur _ Jap , c «
Two More Russian Destroyed "'«
Chefoo Nov. 21.-Another att ,
Etz mountain is exnectPrt tl ack °n
vember 24, according to A° hf ° n CCUr No
eft Dalny. The Chinese funt?' Who
that reinforcements for the ? > m
continue to arrive. For tL panes
days 1000 men have arrived L 181 10
November 14, the Chin S ly> On
JiUon. The Japanese said ?J2J h° n
captured them. They all J y had
Prisoners, including^th cc n« 16°
brought in. Some of the ctiz,? 0" 8 '
pected that the attack LSI ex"
would c general, or ,™° n° »'» beta,
the chief objective of the , «•*■ H»
Blew Up Powder Magazine
dated November 19, reports t ht ri ur '
"Our operations against all the foru
proceed as prearranged " 8
The following dispatch has been r*
ceived from the Manchurian ar £
headquarters: "At noon November v
we shelled the enemy's infantry en
gaged In entrenching west of RiucS
iangtun;.al 8 o a body of infantry in the
rear of the village, causing them t
flee in confusion, in other direcUons
there is no change." u"«-uons
Attack on Northeast Forts
Tokio, Nov. 21.—Unofficial, but an
parently trustworthy reports, indicate
that the Japanese on November 17
blew in the counterscarp of Erlung
shan and Sungshunshan forts but did
not fire the mine north of Kekwanshan
fort, inasmuch as the enemy has evacu
ated the counterscarp galleries The
explosions inflicted heavy losses and
much injury, but the forts, according
to reports, remain uncaptured.
Russian Destroyers Captured.
London, Nov. 21.—The Standard's
Shanghai correspondent wires that t
steamboat just In from Chefoo reports
that three other Russian torpedo boat
destroyers left Port Arthur together
with the Rastoreopny. The Japanese,
the report goes on to say, captured two
of these. None of the destroyers hu
since been heard of.
RICHEST BABY IN THE WORLO.
Has Just Returned From a Trip to
Ivittle John Nicholas Brown, the
richest baby in the world, has just re
turned from his third trip to Europe
Little Johnny Brown (that is what tie
would be called if he were not worth
ten millions) will reach the mature
age of 4 next February. By merely
keeping alive for 20 years and allow
ing his money to be invested safely,
he stands to be one of the richest
young men in the world. This will
not all come out of the present paltry
ten millions which he now owns, but
through Inheritance. His father died
when he was 9 weeks old and left
him $5,000,000. His father's brother,
Harold Brown, died ten days later and
left him another $5,000,000. By the
time he is 21 years old these $10,000,
--000 will have grown into $30,000,000.
When his grandmother, Mrs. John
Carter Brown, dies more millions will
be piled on these; when his mother,
who was one of the rich Brown sis
ters, dies still more millions will W
added. He has three palatial resi
Election Judges Sentenced.
Thomas Shepardson, Peter Mil!«r
and Michael Dowd, Denver election of
ficers, were adjudged guilty by the»
prcme court of substituting ballots M
swearing in an election clerk wrong
fully at the recent election, and in se
dition to being fined, were sentence
to prison. .
Shepardson and Miller were w™
$1,000 each and sentenced to jail
one year. Dowd was fined $250 w
sentenced to jail for 60 days.
lights were extinguished at the po'l^
place where these men were offl
for a few minutes after the polls
cd. and during this time, it is a'ies
the ballots were changed.
Rough Riders to See Chief.
President Roosevelt, according to^j
present intentions, will vis it
Worth, Tex., in the spring on
casion of the reunion of the *i
unteer cavalry (Rough Rlder,, s goj*
has given assurance that unie^
thing unforseen happens he wm
Rockhill to Go to China..
Washlngton-The staternejj£ j
on high authority that linig ter «•
Rockhill will be appointed m
China as successor to Edwin
er, soon after March <•