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"DOWN WITH WAR"
GREAT DEMONSTRATION NEAR
Over 5000 Persons Present Clamored
for Funeral March in Memory of Fal
len Russian Sailors —Police Inter
fere and Are Attacked by the
Crowd—Many Persons Injured.
St. Petersburg! June 5. —At a groat
demonstration Sunday evening In the
I'uviovsk gardens, near Tsarskoe Belo,
6000 poisons preieui clamored tor a
funera] march In memory of the Rus
sian sailors who had lust their lives In
the naval disaster in the Sea of Japan.
The members of the orchestra became
alarmed and Sed from the platform,
when If. Novikoff, former mayor of
BaKu, rust. 1 ami said:
"Let QS all by rising show respect
for tiu> victims. Down with the war.
We have had enough blond."
Borne 80 policemen entered the far
ther end of the hall aim elbowed their
way through the crowd toward M. No-
Vikoff, whereupon cries were raised of
"Let us attack the police." Chairs
Were seized and hurled at the police,
the crowd being led by a colonel with
a drawn sword. The policemen fled
precipitately, order being restored, a
Dumber of speeches were delivered on
the national crisis.
Suddenly the police, reinforced to
between 200 and 300, again Invaded
the ball ami rushed on the audience
wi;h drawn swords. The people de
fended themselves with chairs and
sticks, but after 10 minutes were driv
en from the ball Into the garden,
where there was ■ battalion of tirail
leurs, who raised their rifles to their
shoulders preliminary to the order to
fire being given, causing a panic. The
people fled toward the exits, and, find
ing them closed, smashed the doors
and windows of the hall and so gained
the street. Many persons were in
jured, some so seriously they had to be
taken to the hospital
Pavlovsh is 19 miles from St. Peters
burg, and is a summer resort for in
habitants of the capital. Conceits are
given in the gardens there daily and
are frequented by fashionable audi
ences, largely by people from St.
A DROP MAKES GLASS OF BEER
Discovery of a Wisconsin Man Liable
to Effect Breweries.
The discovery, or rather the re
searches, of a Khiuelander, Wis.,
cnemist will doubtless have far reach
ing effect on the great brewing indus
tries of the country. This hop dream
is now given general circulation.
This chemist has produced a liquid
which is 11,000 times stronger than
the best quality of beer, and cue drop
of its placed in a large beer glass and
tillde with ice water produces a glass
Of pure beer of the finest grade.
Kxperiements have recently been
made with this concentrated extract in
the leading cafes of Milhvaukee and
M. Louis among connoisseurs of the
amber tiuild, and the product form
Rhinelauder, some of them assert, is
superior to the best brand produced by
The extract contains an alkaloid
from hops just 1)500 times stronger than
crude hops, and the active principle of
malt, 12,700 times the strength of
common malt made from the best bar-
With the above is combined an ar
ticle which ou contact with water pro
cades instaneons fernieutaiton, t formiug
1% per cent alcohol, the amount exist
ing in the best brand of beer. A one
ounce bottle of the extract will make
480 schooners, or about 30 gallons, of
LIGHTNING STRIKES CHURCHES.
Destroys Two and Damaged One in
During a recent thunderstorm in Chi
cago three churches wore struck by
lightning ami two of them completely
destroyed. The storm was the wont
of the season and besides the churches
several other buildings wore struck and
damaged. The total loss occasioned
by the lightning is estimated at $200,
--000. The two churches destroyed were
the United church, in Oak park, and
Sacramento avenue Methodist Edlsco
pal church. t>acramento street. The
North Bnglewood Congregational
church, Fifty-ninth and Lasalle streets,
was also struck, but the damage was
At the time the storm puMd over
tne city the churchei were empty and
no loss of life occurred.
It is reported that the total Russian
casualties in the recent imv«l battle
were 14,000 perished and 4t>oo captur
ed, while 3000 escaped. A large per
centage of the prisonets are suffering
Coos county, Oregon, has a building
at the Lewis and Clark exposition that
is larger than some of the state build
ings at the St. Louis world's fair.
World's "Richest Two Dozen."
John D, Rockefeller, New York city,
Alfred Beit, London, England, $500,
And red Carnegie, New York city,
Joseph B, Robinson, London, Eng
I (,i ceral Luis Terrazas, Chihuahua,
William Rockefeller, Now- York city,
Prince Demodorff, St. Petersburg,
.}_i.v. 100,0 10.
<" rke, Adelaide, Aus
The Duke of Sutherland, Stoke-on-
Trent, England, $136,000,000.
Lord Btrathcona, Winnipeg, Manito
J. Pierponl Morgan, New York city,
Marshall Field, Chicago, $110,000,
Lord Robert Iveagh, Dublin, Ireland,
Mrs. Hetty Green, Bellows Falls, Vt.,
Russell Sage, New York city, $100,
Henry M. Flagler, New York city,
Thomas Dolan, Philadelphia, Pa.,
Senator W. A. Clark, Butte, Mont.,
Bar] Qrosvenor, London, England,
Lord Mount-Stephen, Quebec, Can.,
George W. Ross, Montreal, Can.,
Isidore Cousino, Santiago de Chile,
Archbishop Conn, Vienna, Austria,
Alphonse Heine, Paris, France, $75,
Mr. Rockefeller's wealth has been
estimated at anything from these fig
ures to $1,000,000,000. This rating is
an estimate made by one of New
York's leading financiers.
The wealth of the Rothschilds, Van
derbilta, Goulds and Astors usually is
quoted as though those great estates
were undivided, the 20 families of the
Rothschilds being given as $050,000,
--000, of the M Vanderbilt families as
$460,000,000, of the five Gould families
as $150,000,000, and of the Astors as
STANDING OF THE CLUBS.
Spokane -. .571
Ogden --- -. .556
Salt Lake -- .385
• P. C.
i.os Angeles .Duo
San Francisco 500
Seattle .-•.. 407
New York 762
Cincinnati - 475
St. Louis 415
St. Louis 425
New York .405
SHUN WALL STREET.
Hyde and Alexander Now Allies—Will
Now York, June 5. —Overshadowing
in interest all the other sensational de
velopments in the affairs of the Equit
able Life Assurance society attendant
on the rejection by the directors of
the report of the Prick committee,
comes the announcement that the con
troversy between President James W.
Alexander and Vice President James
H. Hyde is at an end and that these
two gentlemen have concluded a de
fensive alliance. The basis of this
agreement is reported to lie that they
should.in the future devote themselves
to the interests of life insurance and
keep all Wall street entanglements
out of the affairs of the Equitable.
P. L. Kimberly Is Dead.
Peter L. Kimberly, prominent
throughout the United States and Can
ada in mining circles, died in Chicago
ntly of apoplexy. Mr. Kimberly,
whose wealth is estimated at $10,000,
--000, was an authority on mining.
Three Men Killed.
. Cleveland, Jane 7. —Three men were
killed and two seriously injured by a
oap blowing off one of the boilers at
the American Steel & Wire company's
WASHINGTON, IDAHO, MONTANA,
AND OREGON NEWS ITEMS.
A Few Interesting Items Gathered
From Our Exchanges of the Sur
rounding Country—Numerous Acci
dents and Personal Events Take
Place—Outlook Is Bright.
J. I. Carver, a policeman of Anaeor
tes, was shot, perhaps fatally, by Rich
ard Peltier, while Attempting to ar
rest Peltier's companion, Frank Krd,
who was creating a drunken disturb
ance early Saturday. The bullet
lodged just above the officer's heart.
His chances for recovery are small.
With characteristic Japanese indif
ference Arao, the slayer of Sam Chow
of Spokane, met death on the scaffold
at the Washington state penitentiary
At a recent meeting of the Lincoln
County Pioneers' association, final ar
rangements were made for the picnic,
by the association, June 20, 21, 22, and
the program was completed. Over
$T>oo in purses will be hung up for the
races on the 21st and 22nd.
The Tacoma postofflce will hereaf
ter be open until 9 o'clock p. m. for
the issuance of money orders, register
ed mail, general delivery and the sale
of postage stamps.
Joseph Schaff has bought A. K. Fin
ley's farm of COO acres four miles west
of Colton for $21,000.
Beliingham mills will furnish half
of the 14,000,000 feet of lumber to be
shipped to Panama, according to the
last contract awarded.
The cost of public improvements in
Seattle since January 1 amounts to
C, F. Negius, for the past three
years secretary of the Y. M. C. A. at
Muscatine, lowa, has been chosen sec
retary of the Tacoma organization
to succeed George Botsford,
Between 8 o'clock Friday and noon
Saturday 1.55 inches of rain fell at
Ellensburg, which is the heaviest fall
ever recorded in the valley in 24
Charles Sweeny, who recently sold
his interests in the Federal Mining &
Smelting company to the American
Smelting & Refining company for $2,
--660,000, will continue as president of
the Federal company.
In all probability a grand jury will
be called by Superior Judge Poindex
ter of Spokane, to sit during July to
investigate alleged crookedness and
grafting in city and county affairs.
Jesse T. Mills, who retired June 1 as
chairman and member of the state
board of control, will become deputy
state treasurer July 1, a position that
in remuneration is equally as good as
the one from which he so lately re
A. P. Baker of Columbus, Ohio, su
perintendent of the National Antisa-
Icon league, is coming to Seattle in an
effort to arbitrate the differences that
have brought the members of the
Washington organization on the verge
of civil war. Soon after his arrival a
man will be appointed to succeed Dr.
J. C. Thomas.
The city of Prosser is to have a
celebration on July 4, which is expect
ed to be the greatest event of the kind
ever held in central Washington. The
celebration is to be a joint affair to
commemorate the nation's birthday
and the founding of Benton county, of
which Prosser is the seat of govern
A party of about 30 Modern Wood
men will leave Spokane June 14 for
Milwaukee, where the national head
camp will meet June 19, and the na
tional convention of the clerks' asso
clatlon will begin its session June 17.
Wednesday, June 7, the acts passed
by the last legislature which do not
carry the emergency clause, and are
not strictly appropriation acts, become
laws. June 7 is the 90th day after the
adjournment of the legislature, and ac
cording to a decision of the supreme
court that is the day on which the
laws take effect.
The University of California four
oared crew, which has been touring
the northwest, on the Willamette riv
er course, broke the Pacific coast rec
ord fur a mile and a half. The of
ficial time was 8 minutes 14 seconds.
The previous record for the distance
was B minutes 31) seconds, made at
Shawnigan lake, British Columbia, in
1900 by the Portland Rowing club.
The Salem wool pool has refused
29c and is holding for 30c.
The 11th annual reunion of the
Umatilla County Pioneers' association
opened with the call to order by Pres
ident J. A. Lieuallen at 10 a. m. Sat
Miss Wavel Cunningham was placed
under arrest in San Francisco recent
ly upon request of Chief of Police
Hunt of Portland. She is charged with
obtaining jewelry to the extent of $190
from a Portland firm. She is a beauti
ful girl, aged about 18 years, daughter
of wealthy eastern Oregon parents.
1 i r father is said to be engaged in
the horse business, with headquarters
Fifteen full cars of strawberries
wore shipped from Hood River one
day last week.
Joseph I'ateno, a fireman on the
steamer Brakewater of the Spreckels
line, was drowned recently near Marsh
ii> id. The man, while still heated
from his work, went into the bay for
a swim, and was apparently seized
with a cramp. The body has not been
The crew sent to work at the Buck
eye group in the Cracker Creek dis
trict reports that from 17 ounces of
ora $">o gold was panned after the rock
had been crushed in a mortar. The
assay value of the ore is $106,000 to
Idaho State Land Commissioner C.
J. Munson has been notified by the
state land department at Boise that
Ms criminal case against the Lewis
Lumber company of Coeur d'Alene for
alleged illegal cutting of timber from
state lands has been dismissed.
The verdict rendered by the coro
ner's jury on the death of R. S. Car
nes, who was electrocuted when the
telephone wire he was assisting in
stringing came in contact with the
heavy voltage wire of the Washington
Water Power company, will probably
result in an investigation being made
by the authorities as to whether the
two lines are too close together.
The people of Nez Perce, Idaho, and
Asotin counties have raised by popu
lar subscription nearly $500,000, and
have been-given a guarantee that this
amount of money assures them an
electric line from Levviston to Grange
vme. with a branch line to Nez Perce.
Work has already been started on this
line in Tammany gulch.
A remarkable find of prehistoric an
imal remains has been made where
the government in building a dam in
the Snake river near Minidoka for rec
lamation purposes. In excavating a
diversion channel, the engineers have
cut through 12 feet of lava. Below this
is a bed of sand from six to eight feet
thick and below that another lava flow.
The bones are in the sand. In a
space 25 feet square four species were
met with. The skull of a horned ani
mal was found, the horns spreading
six feet from tip to tip. While being
removed the skull crumbled, but the
horns are perfect. They resemble those
of the musk ox. A tusk like that of
an elephant has been taken out that
is 36 inches long. Another find is a
lower jaw resembling the jaw of a
horse. It is perfectly preserved and is
about the size of the jaw of a fully
developed horse. F. C. Horn, the en
gineer in charge, has sent some of the
specimens to Washington. He has
been informed that it has been impos
sible to classify some of them. The
find promises to be of much scientific
A gymnasium costing $GOOO will be
built at the Montana reform school in
Anaconda boys are reaping a har
vest in gathering mushrooms in tne
Helena is to have a co-operative
creamery and $6500 in stock has al
ready been subscribed.
The contract has been awarded for
the new building for the Montana
state normal school at Dillon for $44,
Rev. Ernest W. Wright, recently
from Chicago, has been installed pas
tor of the Presbyterian church in Mis
The fruit crop around Miles City
has been badly damaged by frost. Tne
plums will be about one half a crop,
but the apples for the most part are
The trustees of the Fergus county
high school at Lewistown have bought
an entire block in the rear of the high
school for the use of the students as
an athletic field.
The greatest camp meeting ever pro
jected in Montana is to be held in
Lewistown from June 16 to 26. It
is to be an interdenominational affair,
although the Methodists are taking
the lead in it.
Nels Pierson, one of the proprietors
of the Willow Creek Fluming company
Saturday afternoon strux^tAjidrew Hi
pala, an employe, on the head with a
club, killing him. The blow landed
above the left ear. Pierson claims
self defense, as Hipala was awaiting
him. armed with an axe. Hipala is
said to have had a grudge against his
employer. Pierson gave himself up to
The University of Montana biolog
ical station has received a sum from
Senator W. A. Clark of Montana suf
ficient to defray the expenses of an
expedition among the unknown moun
tains of Montana. The expedition will
be under the direction of Professor M.
J. Elrod and will visit the high moun
tain on whose summit is the United
States geological survey monument.
Several unexplored glaciers lie high
up on the mountain. Later the party
will visit other summits in the drain
age of the south fork of Flathead
ARE AT MANILA BAY
THREE DISABLED RUSSIAN WAR
SHIPS ASKED A REFUGE.
American Naval Board Reports It Will
Take 30 to 90 Days to make Repairt
—Permission Granted to Make Re
pairs on Condition They Leave With
in 24 Hours.
The naval board which has exam
ined into the condition of the Russian
warships at Manila, reports that the
Oleg will require 60, the Aurora 30
days and the Jemtchug seven days to
effect repairs. Admiral Enquist has re
quested permission to repair at Manila,
saying that he would be unable to sail
except in a smooth sea on account of
his vessel needing patching near the
Rear Admiral Train has offered the
Russian ships the necessary coal in
lieu of fourteen days stay, but there
is a question whether the Russians will
be able to carry such quantity on ac
count of their damaged condition.
The deaths aboard the Russian ships
at Manila now bring the total of kill
ed up to 71 and there are five addi
tional cases in the hospital. American
navy surgeons are assisting the Rus
sian surgeons in the work of caring
for the wounded.
Enquist Tells of Battle.
Rear Admiral Enquist now claims
that he lost his flag to the Aurora
and left the fight Saturday night. He
said that he did not know that the
fight was continued Sunday. He de
clared that the Japanese attack was
ko s;i(l(lcii and ferocious that his sec
tion was completely overwhelmed.
The ships of his section while attempt'
Ing in reach Vladivostok were at the
same time looking for a fight with the
Japanese and when they encountered
their opponents they fought gallantly.
The Russian ships steamed into Man
ila at a speed, of 15 knots. The Rus
sians are now taking on food supplies.
Rear Admiral Enquist, accompanied
by Rear Admiral Train and the French
consul, formally called on Governor
General Wright. After the usual greet
ings had been exchanged, Governor
Wright asked, "Admiral Enquist, do
you wish to stay at Manila permanent
Hear Admiral Enquist replied: "My
ships are unseaworthy. I have not
heard from my government and I re
quest time to make repairs."
Governor Wright then said that ac
cording to his construction of the neu
trality laws, the Russian vessels- could
remain long enough to make necessary
repairs and after these were finished
they must leave within 24 hours or dis
mantle and intern. Rear Admiral En
quist requested permission to bring his
ships behind the brakewater for re
pairs. This request was granted him.
TOGO VISITS ROJESTVENSKY.
Expresses Sympathy and Praise to
Vice Admiral Togo visited Vice Ad
miral Rojestvensky ai the naval hos
pital at Sasebo and expressed his sym
pathy for the admiral's wounds. He
praised the desperately courageous
fight of the Russians and expressed the
hope that Vice Admiral Rojestvensky
would soon be able to return to Rus
Rojestvensky was deeply moved by
the admiral's words and thanked him.
He congratulated Japan on the courage
and patrotism of her sailors, and said
it lessened his regret and sorrow at de
feat to know the high character of the
Relics of the Mound Builders.
Bloomingtqn, 111. —Notable discover
ies of relics of the mound builders
have been made by N. D. McEvers
near Montezuma, on the Illinois river.
In a mound 80 feet high he excavated
many implements of war, with fully
1250 discs of flint, each about three by
four inches in size.
"End War," the Cry.
Volgoda, Russia. —The zemstvo has
resolved by a large majority to notify
the committee of ministers of the ne
cessity for the immediate termination
of the "useless and fruitless war," and
the convocation forthwith of represen
tatives of the nation to draft peace
For Coal Combine in Wales.
Swansea, Wales. —The representa
tives of 24 anthracite colliers at a re
cent meeting held here definitely de
cided to open negotiations with other
owners with a view to the formation
of an anthracite combine, with a capi
tal of $10,000,000.
Mexico May Remove Duty on Wheat.
It is learned from authoritative Mex
ican sources that the government is
considering reducing or removing the
duty on wheat owing to the prohibit
ive prices prevailing on flour, 'he of
ficials alleging the exlsteuce vi a