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NEWS OF THE WORLD
SHORT TELEGRAPH ITEMS FROM
ALL POINTS OF THE GLOBE.
A Review of Happenings in Both
Eastern and Western Hemispheres
During the Past Week —National,
Historical, Political and Personal
President Roosevelt made a brief
trip to Rapidan, Va., recently.
President Castro was formally In
stalled as president of Venezuela Sat
King Edward of England cabled to
President Roosevelt congratulations
on the reception of his efforts to se
William H. Rogers, for 14 years a
member of the editorial staff of the
New York World, is dead from acute
The resignation of the minister of
Sweden and Norway at Copenhagen,
Rome and Madrid were tendered by
telegraph and accepted.
Representatives of Dowie, the Zion
ist, have rented a large hall in Paris.
This is expected to be the scene of
Zionist movements in France.
Ex-president Grover Cleveland is to
aid the Equitable Insurance company.
He says he will do his share toward
the reorganization of the company.
Enrique Daguhob, the leader of the
insurrection movement in the island
of Samar, was killed, together with
39 of his followers, according to late
Mabel Gates, aged 18 years, and
George Job, Jr., committed suicide by
strychnine poison in Rosedale, Kan.,
recently. The young people had been
sweethearts tor several months.
King Alfonso has left London for
Spain. He apparently thoroughly en
joyed his visit and the character of
the farewells testified to the cordiality
of the feeling of the British people.
It is reported that Richard Croker
will return to New York with Mrs.
Croker and their three children, who
are now visiting him on his Irish es
tate near Dublin.
The preliminary examination of J.
B. Young, of the tioldfield, Nev., bank
and trust company, and Francis L.
Burton, on the charge of conspiracy
and obtaining money under false pre
tenses, resulted in their acquittal.
Albert T. Patrick has been inform
ed in his cell in Sing Sing prison of
the decision of the New York court
of appeals sustaining the judgment of
conviction of murder in the first de
gree in causing the death of William
The monument marking at Bethel,
in York county, Va., the place of the
first battle between the federal and
confederate troops in the civil war,
was unveiled in the presence of a
large crowd of ex-confederates and
In the case of the state of Kansas
against the Standard Oil company, the
state wen the first point in the su
preme court. This is the case in
which the state is trying to oust the
Standard from doing business in the
state on the ground that it is a trust.
Judge Rufus W. Peckham of the
supreme court of the United States
has declined to grant a writ of error
which would allow the case of Mrs.
Mary Rogers of Vermont, now under
sentence for the murder of her hus
band, to go to the United States
Paul Morton, who retires from the
secretaryship of the navy on July 1,
has been elected chairman of the
board of directors of the Equitable
Life Assurance society. His election
marks the first and most important
step in the reorganization of the so
The Japan government has placed
•with a Pittsburg car building com
pany an order for 900 boxcars for
early delivery. This is supplemental
to the order for 1000 box and gondola
cars placed a few days ago with sev
eral Pennsylvania car building compa
Frank G. Bigelow, the defaulting
bank president of Milwaukee, pleaded
guilty to an indictment of 10 counts,
returned by the federal grand jury,
charging violations of the national
banking laws and was sentenced to
a concurrent sentence of 10 years at
hard labor in the federal prison at
Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
Rear Admiral Train has reported
to the navy department that the Rus
sian ships at Manila have been in
terned. In addition to the information
conveyed Admiral Train said that the
«oal supply of the ships hag been
limited and the officers and men pa
roled upon condition that they take
no further part in the war.
Judge Hooker Resigns.
Supreme Justice Warren B. Hooker
of New York declares his intention to
GUNNERY IS MARVELOUS.
Thirteen Shots ■ Minute Land, 14
New York. June 10. —All records for
shooting with five inch guns fur*
broken by four gnnncre of the first
class battleship Kentucky on the
northern drilling grounds. :'•• mIN
outside Sandy Hook, last Thursday
One gunner, with 14 shots a BlMti
hit the target 13 times. Th#- >.-,,, i»:
gunner fired 13 times ptf minute and
hit the target each tta* Two other
men had each 12 hits out of 13 shot*
a minute. The range was I<kK) yams,
and the target was 21 feet by 17 I
consisting of a painted muslin screen
and floated on a raft.
Rear Admiral Evans, who was in
command of the squadron, saltl:
"If the squadron had boon firing at
an enemy, there would have been no
enemy in half an hour."
Rear Admiral Evans said that the
squadron also established a n»w wire
less telegraph record for warships. He
said that while at Newport News the
Kentucky communicated with the
cruiser Maryland off Cape Cod, Mass.,
500 miles away. An fcO word message
was received without a break.
"PADDY" FORD IS KILLED.
Well Known Pressman Is Crushed
Under car Wheels.
Portland, Ore., June 12.—P. J. Ford,
a newspaper pressman, traveling on a
train from Tacoma to Portland, was
killed near Linnton Sunday afternoon
by being crushed beneath the wheels
of the train. Whether Ford commit
ted suicide or fell accidentally under
the train can not be determined.
Improve Coast Defense.
The general staff of the U. S. army
has recommended the establishment ot
a system of submarine defenses for the
coast. The plan has been approved Lv
Lieutenant General Chaffee and will be
by him submitted to congress.
This is one of the definite results of
the war in the far east, where torpedo
boats, both fixed and mobile, and sub
marine mines flayed such an import
ant part in the destruction of ships.
The new corps will embrace 5000
officers and men, who will be trained
in the specialized work of submarine
defense. It is proposed that members
of this corps shall not only have charge
of torpedo outfits and shore batteiies
that will protect the mine fields, but
they shall be charged with the care
and operation of public plants, search
linghts and other accessories.
The estimed cost of equipping the
proposed submarine defense is #4,000,
000. This will provide for a fleet of
submarine torpedo boats for all the
principal harbors, searchlight equip
ment, wireless telepgraphy outfits and
It is expected that the navy Will en
ter an objection to the plan that a fleet
of submarines be constructed for opera
tion by the army. There is much jeal
ously between the services over this
question and it is already apparent
that the scheme will not go through
without a fight.
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
The boycotting of American goods
by the Chinese guilds is daily assum
ing more serious proortpoins at Tient
Kotraro Date, a Japanese student,
has been awarded the Wayman Crow
medal for 18905 at the St. Louis school
of fine arts.
Jewelry valued at about $10,000 was
stolen from the apartments of Mrs. H.
C. Bond and of Dr. E. Clements on
May 28 in Berkeley Inn, a family hotel
at Telegraph avenue and Bancroft
bay. No clue.
Colonel William Colville of Red
Wing, Minn., who led the famous
charge of the First Minnesota regiment
at the battle of Gettysburg, was recent
ly found dead in bed at the Minnea
polis soldiers' home. He was to par
ticipate in the celebration of the reun
ion of the ergiment the day he died.
He was 72 years old.
Large Trust Company Formed.
New York—The organiztaion of the
largest trust company in the United
States and one of the largest financial
instutions in the world is said to be a
part of the plan of Thomas F. R.^an in
negotiating the purchase of the stock
of the Equitable Life Assuarance so
ciety held by James Hyde. Mr. Ryan's
plan was reported to be to consolidate
the Equitable Trust company, the Mer
canctile Trust company and the Morton
Tust company, all of this city, with
lit. last named in contol.
It is expected that this would result
in creating a financial instution with
deposits sceond only to those of the
National City bank of New York,
which has deposits of $185,000,000.
The deposits of the proproßed consoli
dated trust company would amount to
$169,000,000, the oapital to $7,000,
--000, and the surplus to $22,000,000
Not One Officer It Saved.
According to the St. Petersburg cor
respondent of the Times, it is said by
the Russian admiralty that in the bat
tle of the Sea of Japan not a single
officer was saved from the battleships
Navarin, Borodino, Imperator L.,
Alexander 111., or Kniaz Souvaroff, all
of which turned turtle.
PEACE TERMS KNOWN
JAPANESE CONDITION'S mini
Pay J*p*r V X3.0C0.C00, Ce2s K"t
Arthur *• . P*rt i* Ra;ir©ji*—f or
frit 4.1 j — _ —^^ — Ships—Give Gwer 1
Vladiw.'^tck —Allow J«p«nes* Pro
tectorate C**' MaiKhitria and Korea
Paris. Jut 12—A dispatch from St.
Petersburg to the Eclair give* the al
leged detailed conditions for peace of
both MM, the Japanese conditions
numbering 11 and the Russian 10.
These arc practically the same as
former speculative conditions —name-
ly, an indemnity of $CiO,«OU.WO, a Jap
anese protectorate over Manchuria
and Korea, the cession of Port Arthur
and part of the Manchurian rail
road to Japan, forfeiture of the intern
ed warships, the withdrawal of Hue
sian warships from the far east for a
period of 25 years and the occupation
of Vladivostok until these conditions
are fulfilled. The Russian conditions,
according to the dispatch, reject the
question of an indemnity and give a
qualified acceptance of the other
FATAL AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT.
Plunges Into River at Chicago and
Chicago, June 11. —Three people
wore drowned and two others narrow
ly escaped a like fate when an auto
mobile in which five were riding
plunged Into the open draw of the
Rush street bridge crossing the t hi
Cftgo river. Those drowned:
Jerome <">. Kurtzman, Chicago, man
ager for the Liquotone company; Mrs.
Jerome G. hvirt/man; \V. B. Hartley,
manager for i' local automobile estab
The rescued: William H. Hoops, Jr.,
local manager for an automobile com
pany; Mrs. Jeremiah Runyon, of New
lioth Mrs. Runyon and Mr. Hoops
were unconscious for half an hour af
ter taken from the water, but are ex
pected to recover.
BAD SHELLS AND POOR FOOD.
Russian Ships Said to Have Been
The St. Petersburg telegraph
agency has received a dispatch from
its Shanghai correspondent, who as
serts that not only were the Russian
ships so short of shells that they
could indulge in but three target prac
tices after leaving Libau, but that dur
ing 'he battle of the sea of Japan
many projectiles either fell short or
failed to inflict damage on the Japa
A number of mutinies occurreu dur
ing the voyage of the Russian squad
rons, especially on the battleship Orel
and the converted cruiser Ural, owing
to the quality of food served to the
Wholesale Produce Prices.
Potatoes, $email@example.com cwt; new pota
toes, $2 cwt; onions, Australian, $6.25
cwt; new onions, $firstname.lastname@example.org cwt; cab
bage, $2.50 cwt; asapragus, 6@7c lb;
rhubarb, 2 1 / £@3c lb; oranges, $3@
3.50 case; Hood River strawberries,
$2.50 crate; Clark's Seedling strawber
ries, $1.50@2 crate; California cher
ries, $email@example.com box; Snake River
merries, 25c@$l box; gooseberries, $2
crate; plums, $2 box; oranges, $3.50
@4 box; lemons, $3.50@4 box; rad
ishes, 25c doz bunches; green peas, 5c
lb; cucumbers, $firstname.lastname@example.org doz; new
beets, 30c doz bunches; turnips, 25c
Wholesale Feed Prices.
Bran, $18 ton; bran and shorts, $19;
straight shorts, $20; white shorts, $21;
corn, $1.45® 1.50 cwt; cracked corn,
$1.55 cwt; timothy hay, $14 ton; al
falfa hay, $11 ton; oil meal, $2 cwt;
grain hay, $12@13 ton; rolled barley,
$1.45 cwt; whole oats, $1.55@)1.G0 cwt;
chopped oats, $1.70 cwt.
Prices Paid to Producers.
Vegetables and Fruits —Ben Davis
apples, 40c box.
Live Stock—Steers, $email@example.com cwt;
sheep, $202.60 cwt; hogs, $5.50 cwt;
veal, $6 cwt.
Poultry and Eggs—Chickens, hens,
13c lb live weight; roosters, Otf/Tc lb
live weight; eggs, $5.50@6 case.
Creamery Products, f. o. b. Spokane
—First grade creamery butter fat,
2O'/ 2 c lb.
Former Senator Sanders Dying.
Helena, Mont.—The oondition of
former Senator Wilbur F. Sanders,
pioneer, i>rosecntor ol vigilantes,prom
inent lawyer and republican leader, is
very oritical and he Jniay not survive
He is a native of Leon, N. V., is 72
years old, and has been prominently
identified with every important repub
lican movement in the state since 1863.
He is also department oommander of
the Grand Army of the Republic, hav
ing served under General Sherman.
A Jen* dividend of $1,500,000 has
been declared by the Hunker Hill &
SaUltgn Mining company, operating
«»J?«».i^d mines at Wardner. making
a total paid in dm.lends since Jan
aary 1 last «,f |:.175,<HK>O.
'hr ninth annual convention of the
Idaiw State Sunday School association
■<*•; h«!d at Mountainhomc, beginning
<»a i.ing. June 13 and csn
i*cu*d «£»i: Thursday evcnlug.
Oecirge W. t>s>, proprietor of the
Hotel Moscow, w\i. t his wager of $40
with W. H. Brown th:*- he could walk
from the hotel to Palouv?, within four
aour*. Ih? had two ii •■ kM to spare.
A large number of h»r pit are being
shipped from Weiser dun- t to Min
nesota and North Dakota More than
s<K> bead »en shipped in one day re
cently to St. Paul and 500 more were
shipped June 15 to North Dakota.
They are all young stock, many colts
being in the bunch. The price paid
for the 500 averaged a little over $11
: Palouse, |Waah., June*ls. — Isaac
Fulds, a fanner living on Cedar creek,
between Palatine and Uarfield, and his
sou Fred Fields who lives at his home
stead on (Jrano creek were fired upon
from the ambush last Wednesday. At
the'first shot the younger Fields drop
ped dead with shot bullet through the
head. The next shot struck the elder
man in the arm and as he turned nj^ec
ond bullet struok him in the back. The
wound in the back is serious.
PFACE PLANS PROGRESSING.
Washington.—Gradually the nego
tiations for peace in the far east are
m aring a focus. The one p tint to
which the energies of those directly
OOMOemed In them now are being dir
ected is the choice of a place for the
holding of the conference of the pleui
potentairies of the belligerents.
It iR known officially that three cities
now under consideration by Russia and
Japan, 'lhese cities, named in the or
d r ( f 1 kelihood of their final selection
are Washington,' The Hague and Ge
Belilngham, Wash., June 15.—Gov
ernor Mead, now in this city, has an
nounced that he had appoiuted John S.
McMillin of Roche Harbor, San Juan
county, and J. C. Lawrence of Gar
field, Whitman county, on the state
railroad commission. With H. A.
Fairchild. chairman, this completes
the personnel of th«t body.
Big Battle Is on.
Reports from the war zone received
at St. Petersburg on Tuesday tell of
severe fighting on the Russian left,
which has been forced to give way to
the Japanese advance. Officials of the
war office are inclined to the belief
that a general engagement has been be
gun. It is said, however, that the
Japanese attack is being made by Gen
eral Oyama simply for the purpose of
emphasizing his superior strength be
fore peace negotiations begin. The
news has created a sensation in St.
Petersburg and caused misgivings to
rise, and orders have been given to ac
celerate the mobilization of two army
oorps and six field batteries.
"With Perry in Japan."
John S. Sewell was captain's clerk
on the Mississippi, the steam frigate
that carried Commodore Matthew Cal
braith Perry, in 1853, when he was the
bearer of a letter from our govenment
to the Mikado asking for a treaty.
The demands of this treaty, its signing
and its influence, are matters of his
tory, of course; but personal recollec
tions of such an expedition are espec
ially interesing reading inst now, and
the July Century will contain Mr. Se
wall's story "With Perry in Japan"
in which history will be pleasantly en
livened with anecdote and remini
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
Tucumcari, N. M. — Mrs. George
Campbell the wife of a prominent ran
cher four miles west of here went sud
denly insane. Seizing a rifle she chas
ed hur husband away from home Then,
before he could return with help, she
killed her five children and ended her
ownlife with a bullet through her head.
A cowboy supposed to be Henry
Wandrei of Great Falls Mont., was
killed while resisting arrest on a train
at Williston N. D. A companion sur
The Kock Springs distillery at Ow
ensboro, Ky, was burned recently.
Loss $100,000; insurance $38,000
M. Ackerman, the Swedish minister
at Paris, died Wednesday.
Niagara Falls Suicide.
Niagara Falls, N. V., June 13. —A
breigner of distinguished appearance
committed suicide at Inspiration Point,
Jußt above Horseshoe falls, on the
Canadian side of the river Sunday.
Prom letters and papers found in the
pockets the suicide is believed to be
Dr. Szentirmay Elernir of Budapest.
IS RUSSIA'S CHOICE
PEACE NEGOTIATIONS IN PARIS,
JAPS WANT WASHINGTON.
It Is Thought Russia Will Give in-
Russian Government Thanks Presi
dent Roosevelt for His Good Work—
Details of War Council of Russia-
Some Wanted War Continued.
St. Petersburg, June 11.—Paris is
Russia's choice for the opening of
peace negotiations. If Japan insists
upon Manchuria or Washington, Rus
sia doubtless will agree, but Paris is
preferred, and the emperor already is
prepared to Issue instructions to M.
Ntlldoff, the Russian ambassador to
France to act as plenipotentiary to
receive the Japanese conditions.
The Russian government has com
municated to the administration at
Washington its consent to the publi
cation of Russia' reply to President
RooMvelt'l appeal, at the same time
thanking the president warmly for the
friendly and lofty spirit In which it
The Associated Press is now able
to give some additional interesting de
tails of the extraordinary council pre
sided over by the emperor, which met
recently at Tsarkoe-Selo, and at which
the practical, although not the final,
decision was taken to terminate the
war if the conditions were not too
Besides the older military members
of the imperial family, all of the cab
inet ministers were present —M. Man
ukhin, minister of justice; General
Fredericks, master of ceremonies;
Prince Dolgoruki, Count S'olsky, Bar
on lieese and members of the imperial
entourage. General Hragomiroff and
Vice Admiral Doubassoff were there
as strategic experts of the army and
With Grand Dukes Vladimir and
Alexander Michaelovich as leaders, all
the members of the imperial family,
except Nicholas Nicholaevitch favored
an attempt to conclude peace. Only
General Sakharoff, the minister of
war, and General Looko, from among
the ministers, held out for the prose
cution of the war. The former dis
played a telegram from General Line
vitch reporting the strategic position
of the army as good and expressing
not only confidence in his ability to
defeat the enemy, but even to assume
the offensive. General Sakharoff's ar
gument, however, was easily out
weighed, as were the considerations
presented by the other ministers, es
pecially as the emperor from the be
ginning manifested a strong disposi
tion to end the struggle if honorable
terms were procurable.
There was a wide divergence of
opinion as to whether Japan would
attempt to impose impossible terms,
but the consensus of opinion was that
Japan is too wise to desire now to
humble its gigantic neighbor and force
conditions which would forever ran
kle in the heart of Russia and only
make peace an armed truce till the
Russian empire could make further
An enduring peace, it was agreed,
was Impossible if Japan tried to force
upon Russia humiliating terms such
as the surrender and disarmament of
Vladivostock and the absolute limita
tion of Russia's naval strength in the
The emperor, therefore, was already
prepared for the reception of Presi
dent Roosevelt's message, which was
conveyed to the emperor by Ambassa
dor Meyer personally the following
day, and his majesty accepted it cor
dially, especially as he had good rea
son to believe that the president had
taken pains to disabuse his majesty
of any idea that the United States'was
unfriendly to Russia, or desired to see
her destroyed as a power in the Pa
Japan has agreed to President Roos
evelt's suggestion to appoint plenipo
tentiaries to meet those of Russia.
Young Corbett Won at Butte.
Butte, Mont, —After 10 rounds of
clever fighting, Young Corbett of Den
ver was declared the winner over Mau
rice Thomson of Butte. Thomson lay
on the canvas dead to the world and
was being counted out when his sec
onds threw up the sponge and carried
thier man to his corner.
Boise, Idaho—Charles McCoy and
Wallace Mcheters were terribly injur
ed by a premature explosion of a shot
in the Black Carbonate mine. Details
of the accident are lacking, the mine
being 26 miles back in the mountains
from Ketchum. It is thought the men
were fatally hurt.
Earned Over $8,00,000.
For the year ended June 1 the Amal
-aiimttil Copper company earned $8,
--(529,243 52, $2,452,218.98 more than
for the year ending Jane 1, 1905.