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ELEVEN LIVES LOST
DISASTROUS WRECK ON N. P.
Runaway Freight Train of 44 Cars of
Lumber Jumped the Track, Caught
Fire and Was Completely Destroy
ed Two Trainmen and Nine
Tramps Perish in Flames.
Missouia, Mont . April 30.— of
the most disastrous wrecks in the his
tory of the Rocky Mountain division
Of the Northern Pacific railroad, in
volving a loss, it is believed, of 11
lives, occurred at about 6 o'clock Sun
day evening on the mountain about
11 miles west of Missoula. A run
away freight train of 44 cars of lum
ber jumped the track, caught fire and
■was completely destroyed. Engineer
!.. D. Sterne and Fireman Charles E.
Julllerant, both of Missoula. are sup
posed to be dead and burned, for they
have not been seen since the moment
the train left the track. Rear Brake
man G. A. Murphy was seriously In
jured and it is feared that he will not
■arrive. His skull was fractured and
a couple of ribs broken. He is now
receiving attention In the company
hospital at Missoula. Other members
of the crew miraculously escaped
death or serious Injury.
The train was an extra eastbound,
and was going at ■ terrific pace, for
the wreckage was all jammed into a
■pace only 200 feet in length and 60
feet high. The engine was precipi
tated down the liank a distance of 100
feet. The engineer and firemen could
not he found because the burning
wreck was so hot no ono could get
near it. A farmer pulled Hrakeman
Murphy from under the timbers ne
fore the fire became fierce. The
farmer could hear 'lie cries of the
engineer nn<l fireman.
The caboose and one car did not
leave the track and Conductor J. P.
Qarber, who sat in the caboose, was
not Injured, Brakeman Percy Hen
nix wns thrown under the wreck, but
miraculously escaped, being able to
work his way out to freedom.
A relief train from Missoula in
charge of Superintendent Andrew Gib
son went to the scene of the wreck,
but no work could be done, as it was
Impossible to set near the fire.
All traffic is delayed. The work
of clearing the wreck has commenced,
L. D. Sterne, the dead englneeer,
had been an employe of the road here
for about 16 years. He leaves a wife
and two children, lie was about 40
years of inc. Kiroinnn .luillerant was
a ■yrwmst nVnttW man v. ho hail WQCked
on the (invsion about, two years.
Acci>niinK id ODBdnctdt Qarber
there were al least 12 tramps on
board the IHfated train, only three of
Whom have been found.
OREGON OUTLAW -
SHOT TO DEATH
Within 24 boors after taking the
trail, Hurry Draper and his two blood
hounds from Spokane hunted Frank
Smith,the Oregon outlaw, to his death.
The dogs trailed the man to his lair,
and Draper fired the shot that put an
end to the thug's life.
A measspe from New Era, Oregon
Btateß that Fr.tnk Smith, who shot and
killed Policeman Hanlon, Sheriff
Shavtr mid Captain Henderson, was
shot dead Tuesday morning by a mem
ber of the posse.
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
Up to the present time Governor Par
dee ol California has received through
the mails nearly half a million dollars
for the relief of the San Francisco suf
It it- reported from St Petersburg
that M. Goremjkin, former minister of
the iuterioi., will succeed Count Witte
Charles Truax, a farmer living near
Chewelali, Wash., committed suicide
by shooting himself in the head with a
revolver. Mr. Truax was about 70
years of ago mid had beeu sick a long
Governor E. \V. Hock has been
Darned again by the republicans of
William Uolt, a lumerman, was
drowned iv the Kettle river near Mid
way, B. C.
< »ver 4000 carpenters of Brooklyn
are ou a strike. They usked tor an in
crease of 5 cents an hour.
Senator \V. A. (lark has announced
through his paper, the Bntte Miuer,
that he is uot a candidate for reelec
New Tuberculosis Cure.
Naples—Dr. G. AnguiUi has submit
ted to the Medical association of
Naples an elaborate report upon the
successful method adopted by him in
tricing tuberculosis by the adminis
tration of salts of calcium, or lime.
Strict examination of certain of Dr
Anguilli's patients by Independent ex
r-«ns has Impressed the medical facul
from Dr. Anguilli's method.
Sends Two Regiments.
Only two regiments of troops com
prising In all about 1350 men will
be sent to San Francisco to reinforce
those now there. Instead of the 2500
men. as originally Mked for by Gen
eral Greely and sanctioned by the war
GRAFT IN SAN FRANCISCO.
Supplies Sent There Peddled on the
San Francisco—Supplies for the
homeless and hungry sent in by
philanthropic and charitable com
munities an- being sold on the city
si reels by licensed pedtilefl licensed
in the <ense that they hold permits
II Which were issued by the mu
nicipal license department before the
This Startling conditions of affairs
was reported to Chief Oman by the
department oommanden from the
rariOUi police districts. To meet the
emergency Chief Dinan directed that
patrolmen be detailed, mounted if
neceaaarjr, with instructions to arrest
every man found to be engaged in
The offenders will be turned over
to <he military authorities until the
civil courts are opened to take up
their cases; their illgotten supplies
will be confiscated and turned Into
the nearest commissary department,
and their teams will be placed at the
disposal of the general relief com
RED FLAG CAUSES
RIOT IN CHICAGO
Chicago.—A riot, in which 1000 per
suns participated, occurred here lust
Tnesday when three policemen arrested
Edward W. Ladzilnski, red .taudard
bearer of h crowd of socialists, who
were marching from their headquarters
on North ('lark street to Douglas park
to take part in the May day festivities
given by the socialists.
The marchers, men and women,
when they resisted the police, were
handled roughly and many were club
bed and arrested.
As soon as word was brought to the
police that a parade with a red flag
was projected 50 policemen were sent
to Michigan avenue and North Clark
streets, where the parade was forming,
men all wearing red badges, and they
were informed that if the parade took
place at all the red flags must not be
unfurled. The men started without
the flags and marched to Douglas park,
five miles away. Before one fifth of
the distance had been covered the par
ade had been materially reduced in
numbers. A meeting was held later in
the park in the presence of the police
who had orders to break it up if the
speeches made were incendiary.
While the column was passing the
corner of Congress street and Ogden
avenue one of the flag bearers named
Edward Ladziinski unfurled his red
flag, and was at once plated under ar
rest. Several of his companions at
tempted to take him from 4he police
ami the officers drew their revolvers
and declared they would tire if any at
tempt whs made to Interfere with
them. The marchers gave-way when
the weapons were drawn, but threw
stones after the patrol wagon, that car
ried Ladziluski away to the police sta
CORNER IN THE HOP CROP.
Advantage Taken of Heavy Losses in
There is. says the Portland Oregon
lan, i" .ill Intent's and purposes, a cor
ner in the remainder of the 1908 hop
crop. Three linns, taking advantage
of ilh 1 heavy destruction or hops in
!')<• California district, secretly order
ed their buyers in Oregon and Wash
ington to go into the market, ami so
well have they done their wink thai
oui of between 4000 and 5000 bales
in the growers' bands 10 days ago, noi
io exceed ion remain. The price both
in northwest and in New York has in
i'il perceptibly, and whoever se
curea the remainder will have to ray
ih'' holders' prices.
Opinions differ as to how much was
.is a result of the San Francisco
earthquake. It is known that .
bales were in one warehouse and an
other lot of sun bales at Santa Rosa
was totally destroyed. The holdings
by California brewers is prob
lematical, but they were undoubtedly
BOMBS FLY IN RUSSIA.
Chief of Police in Odessa Is Assassi
The chief of police, who played such
a prominent role in the October mas
sacn s. and policemen were assassi
nated by revolutionists at Odessa last
Saturday in broad day light. A young
Sirl named Jerebtozva threw a bomb
at the assistant chief of police, but
her aim was untrue, and he escaped.
At Czenstochowa. In Russian Po
land, a bomb was thrown at the
thief of police when he was return
ing from a funeral. The missile ex
ploded, killing a policemen.
Trace of Erich Muenter.
It was learned that Erich Muenter,
the Harvard instructor, wanted in con
nection wiiu the mysterious death of
his wife, visited his mother in Mon
ravia, Oil., shortly after he leit Chi
cago. April 20.
Oeorge O. Starr Is now chairman
and managing director of the Barnum
& Bailey circus, and Charles R. Hutcb
inson has been appointed a director to
nil (he vecancy caused by tae death
of James Bailey.
Blazing Oil Menaces Bhips.
The Bayway Refining company's
plant at Elizabethport. N. V., was de
stroyed by flre Sunday. Loss $100
--000. Six oil tanks blew up. Th* burn
ing oil flowed Into Staten Island sound
and endangered shipping.
IWS OF THE WORLD
SHORT TELEGRAPH ITEMS FROM
ALL PARTS OF THE GLOBE.
A Review of Happenings in Both
Eastern and Western Hemispheres
During the Past Week—National,
Historical, Political and Personal
San Francisco still needs help. v
Charge! agaißSl Walter Scott
tSeoity) have been dismissed in the
superior court from lack of jurisdlc
tion. it was proved that the scene Of
tb« alleged ambush and shooting was
in Inyo county.
City Engineer Woodward, of San
Francisco, has had an official map of
the burned district made. The map
shows that the area burned by the
fire is a stunll fraction less than four
The Strong Wind which blew over
San Francisco Saturday morning car
ried to the ground a number of blank
walls that had been left standing.
On the London stock exchange the
failure of (Jreatore & Co., an establish
ed firm of brokers, is announced.
The lumber companies of western
Montana, Idaho and Washington have
an organized movement on at the pres
ent time to prevent the spread of for
est tires next sunmier and from pres
ent plans ihe work may be very effec
For the first time in years, May 1
found Chicago practically free from
labor disturbances. Only one or two
strikes of importance are in progress.
The damage done at Hollister, in
San Benito county, Cal., by the earth
quake of April IS, was one life lost
iml property damaged to the extent
of about $500,000.
San Francisco has $100,000,000 in
cash in the bunks. All the vaults are
Intact, but the buildings make a large
Two squadrons of the Tenth cavalry
■ire now in San Francisco.
Charles S. Francis of Troy, N. V..
'be new ambassador to Austria-Hun
gary, has sailed for Hamburg.
(low Pardee of California has ac
cepted the president's suggestion as
to the use of United States troops in
that state and has filed the formal
application for their employment,
which has been granted.
The president and Mr:;. Roosevelt
have returned to Washington after a
short outing on the Potomac.
The last statement of the treasury
shows: Available cash balance, $157,
--976,051; gold coin and bullion, $»>:!.
--298,011; gold certificates, $51,685,980.
The British steamer Ili'wfef»lvvTO
Grange, hay on board L*?_ u'n Xus
sian troops bound tor Odessa, has
arrived at Slngap ire and reported hav
ing been in collision in the Straits of
Mallaca with the Chineaes steamer
Benton. The latter sank and 30 of
the 101 Chinamen on the vessel were
drowned. The Haversham Grange
brought the 71 survivors to Singapore.
\v. i.. S. Qilcreat, national councillor
Junior Order of United American Me
chanics, has sent an appeal to the
L6OO councils of the order asking the
members to make liberal donations
for needy brothers in San Francisco,
Twenty thousand double blankets
were sent to San Francisco by the
Chicago Commercial association.
The senate has passed a bill pro
viding fur the purchase of land in
We ibington as sites for buildings for
the departments of state, justice and
commerce. It appropriates $3,000,000.
CARRIES THE VOLCANO'S DRIFT.
Avalanches Carry the Lighter Ele
ments to Inhabitants.
Another disaster has occured in tin 1
Torrents of rain have fallen accom
panied by a heavy gale causing large
avalanches of mud, sand, ashes and
cinders to [all over Sonima and Santa
Anastasia, destroying bridges, block
ing the roads, flooding many habita
tions, interrupting communication by
who and carrying away portions of
Troops and military wagons were
dispatched to the aid of sufferers.
The Inhabitants of the stricken
places were awakened by a roaring,
rushing sound which was absolutely
now to them and on running out of
their houses, they found their prop
erty threatened by the fall of ava
lanchea of sand, ashes, etc.
Their terror was extreme.
The women and children fled
screaming with fright into the coun
try, but in spite of the avalanches,
Boodl and sales no loss of life has
in en reported «p to this time.
It is believed that while- the storms
rage Vesuvius is liable to be a con
tinual menace to life and property and
ihat the entire region of the volcano
may have visitations of more or less
serious nature than last night's ava
Swindlers May Escape.
Detective Gibson of the police force
says that the fire destroyed prac
tically every bit of evidence against
Jacob and Herman Eppinger. accused
of swindling banks out of $788,000 by
borrowing money on fictitious wheat
certificates. The second trial of Jacob
Epplnger was set for Wednesday fore
noon, April 18, the date of the earth
The body of Fred Overborne, a long
shoreman who disappeared January
23, has been found in the bay at Ta
coma with a dent in bis forehead. It
is suspected he was murdered.
CASH WAS FOR SUPPLIES.
Uncle Sam Did Not Appropriate for
Commenting on the newa from San
Francisco expressing the surprise of
tin' citizens' committee that only
$800,000 of the $2,500,000 relief fund
appropriated by congress is still avail
able for relief work. Acting Secretary
Oliver "f the war department pointed
out that it was never contemplated
thai ilm' appropriation should be
spent by the citizens of San Fran
cisco The money was to be expended
by the war department, was to reim
burse that department for rations,
tents, blankets, etc., belonging to the
iinny which were shipped to San
Francisco, and was to purchase other
supplies. The appropriation. Secre
tary Oliver explains, was alloted
among the various supply bureaus of
the army, certain amounts going to
the commissary bureau, the quarter
master's bureau and the signal corps.
The money alotted to the latter was to
restore telephonic and telegraphic
OUTRAGES AT TIFLIS PROVEN.
Conditions A.re Declared Worse Tran
Tiflis. Russia.—The commission ap
pointed by the viceroy and headed by
Videbaum has commenced the in
vestigation of charges made recently
by the Armenian bishop, of Sofra,
Transcaucasia, who protested against
the barbarity of troops in disarming
the population. In the Kutias gov
ernment the condition was worse than
at first reported. Everywhere there
were stories of burning, robbery, the
outraging of women and the beating
of men. Some instances were cited
where women were outraged in the
presence of their husbands and before
the eyes of their children. The evi
dence condemns General Alikanihoff.
(lie commander of the forces, and a
certain Colonel Vevain. The viceroy
has not yet acted upon the report.
BIG STRIKE IS
NOW IN FORCE
Every union man employed oil boats
and docks of the Lake Carriers' asso
ciation quit work at midnight Tuesday
not a pound of ore, coal i;r grain is be
ing handled in the port of Cleveland.
The same condition exists in practical
ly every Lake Erie port.
Every tug iv the harbor is tied up.
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
Just as the wreckers started the de
molition of old structures to make
room tor $6,000,000 of 'new buildings
in the in the loop district, Chicago, a
strike whs called, which promises to
tie up the building industry of Chicago.
It is a question of wages. ;
Athens.—The Olympic games com
mittee published prior to the presenta
tion of prizes a full list of the winners,
Ibe Americans took ll firsts, six sco»
oud* and. live third* out, of the 29
events, in many of which, however,
the Americans did not compete.
Charles Fureiy committed suicide >:t
Leavenworth, Wash., recently. He
leaped into the Wenatchee river and
was drowned. He was 88 years old.
His relatives are unknown.
By an investigation made recently it
has been demonstrated that the fear
that San Francisco will suffer a peiiod
of hard times as an aftermath of the
disastrous tire is unfounded. Careful
estimates made by the authorities com
petent to sp ak show that within the
next year there will be more than
$800,000,000 available for thu rehubi
tatiou of the city.
Charged with padding the payroll of
the jewelry firm of Tiffany & Co. , New
York city, John 1!. Brosseau, for SS
years OUStodiao and a trusted employe
of the concern, has been arrested and
held in $:iOOO hail for examination.
(Jus Kobards,the veteran stock buyer
of Garfleld.Waih.,whose disbursements
frequently totaled $15,000 in one
month, is missing and his friends are
anxious to learn of his whereabouts.
It is said that four of the biggest
mines of the Coeur d'Alene district
have netted to their owners duiing the
past year tiie vast sum of $ 12,800,000.
Copper haffconje to the front as a fact
oid in the catnp's output.
A. ,1. ,isk. commander of the Grand
Army of the Republic, department oi
Montana, has issm«s his first gene.ai
order, which establishes the neau
quartera of the department in Helena,
and makes the request that command
ers of posts report the names of two
suitable comrades to be appo.n.ed
aides-de-camp and assistant inspec
tors on his staff.
Easily Accounted For.
An Irishman, upon arriving in Amer
ica was asked his name at Ellis Isl
and. He gave it.
"Spead louder," said the officer.
He repeated it.
-"Louder," again said the officer.
'Why man, yowr voice is as soft as a
••Well." said Pat, "that might be.
Me mother was a woman."
The Father—So your ambiMon is to
become an actor, eh?
The Son—Yes, dad.
The Father—All right, young man.
It's up to you to begin by cultivating
the art of walking and fasting.
If the atmosphere be charitable a
certain amount of strength Is require*
to ware the subscription paper aside.
MORE HELP IS ASKED
SAN FRANCISCO SUFFERS STILL
IN GREAT NEED.
No Money in Circulation—The Means
of Support of the Hospitals, Orphan
ages, Religious and Charitable Or
ganizations of All Kinds Are Abso
lutely Cut Off.
San Francisco—James D. Phelan,
chairman of the municipal finance
committee, gives out the following
statement t o the Associated Press:
"The demands upon the finance
committee are very great, and we do
not see how we can meet them if pres
ent conditions continue. There is no
money in the community in circula
tion. The banks are closed because
they dare not open their heated
vaults, and when they do open them
they will probably pay slowly as tuey
realise upon their assets They ex
pect next week to cash the checks
of well known customers to the ex
tent of $noo each. That measure will
help in a small degree the resumption
of business. There is a sufficient food
supply in sight at present, but the
great problem before us is how to
provide for the absolutely destitute,
for the sick, the old, the children and
all other dependent persons.
"The means of support, of the hos
pitals, orphanages, religious and char
itable organizations of all kinds are
absolutely cut off. The Red Cross es
timates that $1000 a day is necessary
for the hospitals. To set the institu
tions on their feet would be the work
of years, because the local people are
unequal to the task of supporting such
institution's and at the same time
meeting the demands of their own
households and rebuilding of stores
and homes and ordinary taxation for
public purposes. We are formulating
a plan to present to our committee by
which money can be secured for the
rehabilitation of our workers. Every
body is willing to work and to make
private sacrifices if the tools, as it
were, are put into their hands to re
establish the social, economical and
commercial condition which prevailed
before the fire. The idea in our minds
is to somehow git a large sum of
money at low rates of interest, se
cured by the improvements which we
will erect. Such moneys would be am
ply s.'cured and, ns in the case of Chi
cago, give us a new city and give to
everybody the means of resuming
their ordinary vocations.
"Everybody is hopeful and coura
geous and the prosperous communi
ties of the United States, we are sure,
give heed to our call for help. Their
sj»r>n ( nnf f»ti« ami iranAraiic tii'i bns
deeply touched the hearts of Qur"""peo
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
King Alfonzo of Spain and Princess
Ena and Princess Henry of Battenberg
have arrived in London traveling in
ii motor car from Portsmouth. They
were cordially greeted by the populace.
The long dreaded May day failed to
bring the revolution in Paris which
inflammatory journals predicted, but
none the ltss it rrnught scenes of ex
citement and violence.
James C. Dahluian, democrat, was
fleeted mayor of Omaha Tuesday over
E. A. Benson by a surprising majority.
lfi s again reported that John Alex
ar.fl r Dowie i< at death's door.
it is announced that the trial of Rep
reseotative Biuger T. Herman of Ore
gon, indicted for destroying public doo
umeuts, would have to be held at a
date not later than the first week in
Mayor Robert Smith, democrat, was
reeleoted at St. Paul last Tuesday, de
feating Louis (4. Huffman, republican,
by 3600 majority. Otto Bremer and
Louis Hetz, democratic cand^^ate^ for
relection as city tteasurer and comp
troller, respectively, have about the
BTtVr6JKB*»d that $100,000,000 for
rebuilding San Francisco will be sup
plied by a syndicate of New York cap
italists. The plan provides for the or
ganization of a syndicate with a capi
tal stock of $100,000,060. Fifty per
cent of this will be subscribed in stock;
while tho balance will be represented
by the realty.
James liuu inuir. a millionaire coal
mine owner and until recently owner
of the Ksquimalt & Nanaimo railway
and with large holdirgs also in Sun
Francisco, ha.-, been appointed lieuten
ant governor of British Columbia to re
place Sir Henii Joly de Lotbiniere.and
will shortly take office.
The house of oongress has passed the
agricultural bill which means free
seeds, and the military academy bill.
The agricultural bill as it passed the
house carried $7,48 J,440. The military
academy bill carries f 1,663,115,
Uncle Sam Offers Lands.
Register Hal J. Cole and Receiver
E. B. Hyde announce the plats of sur
vey of the fractional township 34
north range 4 4 E.. W. M., and the
whole of township 36 north, range 44
X \v. M. wlll be flled *n the Spokane
land office June 5. Actual settlers
will be allowoi three months from
June 5 to offf-r their filings and the
state of Washington will be allowed
60 days from that date to offer selec
tion lists of unoccupied lands.
T l, e land is on the Pend d'Oreille
rive r about 'il miles east of Colvllle,
Wash and comprises 33,556 acres.
The empress of Russia has a hand
mrchief which it took seven years to
make It cost her $5000.
With a total of 31 points, made . ¥
two men. 23 by George Ron, by
eight by Ray Matron? the Ben . **
class won the interelnss timckSSj*
the Spokane high school of
President Lucas has issued an or* n
letter to the baseball players inT
Northwestern league asking th em^ e
refrain from rowdy eon,i,,?t on th°
ball field, and stating that the Tea !
umpires will see to the enforce^*
a., rules against such tactics
Joe Pearson, for two years' cant a i
of thes. A. A. C. track team anTS
champion sprinter of the northwes,
has resigned his position as cant?,!'
of the club team and will not run !
the P. N. A. meet this coming C IB
The Reach regulation baseball h" 9 ,
been adopted as official by th
Northwestern league and will h
used in all of the games this season
Matt J. Stanley, manager of th«
Spokane Indians, is one of the best
known ball players in this section.n
The continued success of the Ameri
can athletes in the Olympic games U
causing some ill feeling among the
Greeks, although on the whole an ex
cclient temper has been displayed by
the competitors and spectators.
The championship rounds in the
covered courts tennis were played off
at the Queen's club, U>ndon. Hugh
L. Doherty, the holder of the singles
defeated A. W. Gore by 3 to 0. Doherty
thus retained the title. Miss D X
Douglass, as the challenger, beat Miss
Lane, the holder in the women*
singles, by 2 to 0.
Frank Gotch, the wrestler, Satur
day night won the international
heavy weight tournament which has
been held all winter in Canada, the
finals being contested at Buffalo N
Y. Fifty wrestlers of all nationalities
Ladies' day at Recreation ball park
at Spokane this year will be Friday
when women will be admitted to the
grounds and grandstand free of
In the last game of the Portland-
Lob Angeles series at Tx>s Angeles,
Tal.. Sunday evening, the visitors lost
to the home team. 9 to 0, by rushing
from the field to catch a train in the
last half of the eighth inninj*, when
the scon' stood 6 to 4 in favor of
Portland. Manager Morley announced
that the Lob Angeles club stands dis
banded for the season.
Spokane took the first game of
the Northwestern league season of
1906 from Untie at Recreation park
last Saturday afternoon. The count
was 6 to }. the auspicious starter tak
ing place in the presence of a large
crowd of ball hungry fans. The wea
ther was ideal, the car service good,
the crowd happy and the game fine.
The dual track meet held in Mis
sonla, Mont., Saturday afternoon, in
which Washington state college of
Pullman. Wash., and the Unfevrsityof
Montana were the competitors. was!
won ny tno -Mtmrana- anm; ..../...,..
count of the points made by all
athletes winning places in the events
shows that. Coach Schule's men won
by 11 points over Washington, the
figures standing fi2 to "1.
The first Interscholastlc track Bad
Held meet ever held In Cheney took
place Saturady afternoon on the nor
mal campus between Davenport high
school Medical Lake liish school and
Cheney state normal school. Daren
pori won the meet, with a total of 65
points; Cheney took second place
with 48 points; and Medical Lake
secured in points. The weather was
Ideal, but the- track was in poor con
dltion and fast time was out of the
H. J. Handy of the Central Y. M. C.
A. at Chicago has lowered the Ameri
can one mile Indoor swimming mar';
to 26:13, in the Central Amateur
Athletic union swimming champion
ships. The former record was helrt
by C. M. Daniels of \e w York, at
The Yakima Valley Baseball leagM
which started with six clubs thrM
weeks ago and has played a series and
•i half of garnet has been reduced to
four chilis. PrOßser and North Yakima
having withdrawn their teams.
Jim Morley's word is good In Seat
tie. He has made the statement that
after May 20 there would be no
Pacific Coast league, and the managers
in Seattle are willing to help him
make good his statement.
STANDING OF THE BALL TEAMS.
Spokane ..... .500
Butte " " 500
Grays Harbor 000
Wasaington .. .631
Philadelphia " '_ .638
Chicago *.". '.'. '.'. ".". '.. .583
Detroit _"_" _"_" " " .. .454
Boston .. ... .363
New York .. ._ " ". .. .363
St. Louis .... .. _"" .. .. '.'. .363
New York ... .769
Chicago ""_ " "_ " __ ,667
Kiisburg .. .. ". V. V. " " '.'. .636
Boston "" *" " " " .538
Philadelphia .[../.. .462
St. Louis .. ." *" "~ " "" .416
Cincinnati .. ".." ] .312
Brooklyn .. .. \ m 'l "" "" "\\ .24
Report on Beet Sugar Industry.
President Roosevelt has transmit
ted to congress the annual report on
the beet sugar industry during 1905,
Prepared by Charles F. Saylor. spe
cial agent of the department of agri
The report says the acreage of beets
harvested during 1905 was 307,364
™«» an average yield of 8.67 tons per
,J he aggregate manufacture wai
312,920 short tonsß or 626, 841,**.