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NEWS 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
Alfred Anderson was shot and klll
«*1 recently by Chief of Police McKen
sic at Tonopah.
The physical condition of John
Alexander Dowle is said to be near
ing a critical stage.
San Francisco may increase saloon
licences when they reopen.
Hsary O. Goll, assistant cashier of
the First National bank of Milwaukee,
found guilty of misplacing funds and
making false entries in the books of
the bank, has been taken to Fort
Leavenworth. Kan, to serve his 10
Natalian troops under Major Murray
Hmith have had a brush with the
Kulas tribe in the Helpmaker district.
The rebels were badly beaten, 30 of
them being killed. The Natallans suf
fered no losses.
At a large meeting of striking sea
men at Altona, Germany, recently it
was unanimously decided to continue
Turkey has accepted England's de
mands for evacuating the Tabah
Dellgilation of the Sinef peninsula
The strike at Rome has collapsed
and Naples striken have returned
The leather market in the Gobe
lins district, Paris, was burned recent
ly. Two thousand barrels of oil
were destroyed. The damage is esti
mated at $2,000,000. The walls of the
market fell, injuring several.
The senate canal committee voted
five even on the type of the Panama
canal. A final determination will be
made this week. It is understood th
sea level plan will be favored then.
At a recent session of the genera
conference of the M. E. church south
the salaries of active bishops wer
fixed at $»000, superannuated bishop
at $2000 each, and widows of decease(
bishops at $1000 each.
Chicago householders are up In arm
over the price of ice. Ice Is now sel -
ing to small consumers at 40 cent
a 100 pounds.
Willima Livingston, of Freeport, 111
age 96, is dead. His portrait was
published in McClure's as John D
Rockefeller's father and many believe
he is the oil magnate's parent.
A hrwvy thunderstorm and rain
mitigated the fierceness of forest
blazes around Nelson, B. C.
The only ne* phenomenon in the
Yellowstone park, in consequence of
recent yeismic disturbances, was a
small geyser or hot spring, which
broke out about the time of the San
Francisco earthquake. New hot springs
are reported in that region every year,
and this late flow may be without
Grand Duke Alexis and Boris were
smuggled out of Paris recently in dis
guise, the police no lunger daring to
answer for their safety.
The plan of the administration of
the Mutual I Ate. insurance company
Is to nominate and elect the entire
board of trustees as it will stand on
By the closing of a 10 year contract
between F. F. Proctor and B. F. Kieth.
practically all of the vaudeville in
terests of the United States were
brought into consolidation. The deal is
one of the largest ever brought about
in the theatrical world, and it is ex
pected its ultimate outcome will be
the bringing of every vaudeville the
jater in the United States under one
j management. The new firm will be
I known as Kieth & Proctor.
All Spain Celebrates.
Spain is preparing for celebrations
|On a magmncant scale on the occa
sion of the marriage of King Alfonso
to Princess Ena of Battenberg. Pre
mier Moret announced today that some
of the features of the early program
have been changed, but the essential
features remain. The marriage will
(take place on May SI, in the church
jof San Jeronimo.
j The city will be given over to festi
als for a fortnight before and after
he wedding. The fetes will include a
oyal bull fight, balls and receptions.
1 To Head Off Tuberculosis.
Washington, D. C.—The govern
-1 nent employe who expectorates upon
■ he floor of a government building or
' ifflce in the future is liable to sum
t nary dismissal from his position un
| ler rules now being promulgated
■ hrough departments by order of the
The president considers that drastic
u!es of this kind are necessary to
revent the spread of tuberculosis
: ' mong govf rnment employes.
' . Relief Outside Big City.
' • Rollln P. Grant, cashier of the New
1 ork National Exchange bank, has
laced a fund of $20,000 in the hands
f George W. Pettier, vice president
: ' the California Bankers' ass elation,
' i be used for relief outside of San
raneisco. Mr. Pettier says the money
robably will go to persons in Santa
j, osa, San Jose and other places who,
•cause of location, do sot receive any
_ d from the general relief fund of
" tn Francisco.
Census Report Value* 1905 Output at
The census bureau has made public
the statistics on the manufacturing In
dustry In the state of Washington for
the year 1805: The state and Its
three principal cities all show remark
able development over 1900, when the
last regular manufacturing census was
In Washington state In 1905 there
were 2751 manufacturing establish
ients. capitalized at $96,952,621, whose
aggregate output was valued at $128,
--121,687; five years previous there were
only 1926 establishments, capitalized
at $41,574,744, and their output reach
ed only $70,831,345.
Seattle leads all throe cities, both in
amount of capital invested and in
value of products, but its percentage
Increase is far below Tacoma and Spo
kane. Manufacturers in Tacoma have
increased 121 per cent in the past five
years, in Spokane 135 per cent, and in
Seattle but 68 per cent.
Tho report shows that Seattle now
has 467 factories, capital $22,343,545;
output $25,406,574; Tacoma. 237 fac
tories, capital $13,268,613; output $22,
--803,169; Spokane has 188 factories,
capital $5,407,313; output $8,830,852.
In Washington, as in Oregon, lum
bering is? the loading Inustry and is
growing rapidly. There are now 10S9
lumber mills in the state, representing
a capital of $44,576,167; their output
last year amounted to $54,745,934, as
against output $31,543,694 in 1900.
Flour milling ranks second, there
being 76 mills, capitalized at $6,490,
--492; production. $14,663,612. The can
ning industry shows a decline in out
put and capitalization, the output last
year being but $3,187,149 as against
nearly $r.,000.000 In 1900. Railroad ex
tion has given an impetus to foundries
and machine shops, their capital more
than doubling in five years to $3,508,
--553, and their product, showing an in
crease in value of 60 per cent, to $3,
The breweries show an exceptional
ly large increase in capitalization aud
production, the for-mer increasing
about -100 per cent since 1900; their
product increasing from $1,230,525 In
1900 to $4,471,777 last year.
The printing business shows almost
as large an increase, the output last
year being $4,654,814 as against $1,855,
--730 In 1900. Slaughtering and meat
packing is also growing rapidly,
capital increasing 60 per cent to $2,
--295,594; production growing from $4.
--892,857 in 1900 to $6,359,775 last year.
Other industries are not specified ln
the preliminary report.
SEARCHLIGHTS SCARE ZULUS.
They Thought it Was the Eye of God
Durban, Natal, May 16. — Search
lights promise to prove as effective
weapons in subduing the sedition of
the Zulus as the British gnns, judging
from the display given recently by Na
tive Commissioner Saunders before a
huge gathering of Zulus at the Kha
nadahala headquarters of the punitive
The natives were awe stricken and
regarded the searchlight as the eye of
the Almighty and said that (Jod has
turned it upon them in his anger.
The flashing of the light on the snr
ronnding bills, bringing in plain view
the Kaffir trails as far as the horizon,
powerfully impressed the Zulus, who,
when the light was suddenly flashed in
their faces, cowered and fell on the
ground before what they termed the
"latest witchcraft of the whites."
Auto Blows Up; Jars Block.
Omaha, May 14.—A large steam au-
tomoblle containing six persons blew
up Sunday at Twenty-ninth and Far
num streets. All of the occupants were
injured, none fatally. The force of
the explosion hurled some of the vic
tims F>o feet and broke windows a
block away, while pieces of the ma
chine were found two blocks away.
The most seriously injured are the
chaffeur, Robert Forbes, and James
Hawkins, contracting agent for the
Rock Island railroad. The other oc
cupants of the car were Mrs. H. P.
Perkins. W. B. Jones, Miss Hardy and
Ben Darwin Murdered.
Kellogg, Idaho, May 16.—Ben Dar
win, hardly 80, was killed in a saloon
near the railroad station here, by
"Sandy" Lamb. Theories differ as to
whether the dead man was killed by a
bullet or clubbed either with a revol
ver or blunt instrument. A coronor's
jury attributed the murder to Lamb.
Both men had been drinking.
Wreck in the Columbia.
Wenatohee, Wash. .May 17.—Canght
by the terrific rush of water pouring
trongh the canyon of the Columbia at
Rook Island rapids 10 miles below this
city, the steamer Selkirk met her fate
on the rocks. She lies a total wreck
on the bed of the river. The crew and
others aboard escaped with their lives
and withont being injared.
Are Mining Hard Coal.
Bcranton, Pa. —Work was generally
resumed Monday at practically all of
the anthracite collieries. All of the
imported men have been shipped
away, and almost all evidence of their
occupancy of the collieries has been
Methodist* to Give Million.""""
The raising of a fund of a mllliovi
dollars to rebuild the Methodist
Episcopal churches In San Francisco
and at other points on the Paelflc coaat
In contemplated ln the organ i, atlon
of a Methodist laymen's legion at
STABBED TO DEATH
UNPOPULAR RUSSIAN ADMIRAL
KILLED BY A WORKMAN.
He Had Refused to Give Workmen a
Holiday—He Made a Speech to the
Men and Everything Pointed to a
Peaceful Settlement—An Assassin
Suddenly Drove Dagger into Him.
St. Petersburg, May 15.—Vioe Ad
miral Knzmioh, oommandf-r of the
port, who was very unpopular with
the workmen, whose May day demon
stration he had attempted to stop.
The admiral was killed at the new
admiralty works, a government instu
When most of the 2000 men employ
ed there reported for duty at 5 o'clock
Monday morning they wanted immed
iately to march out and celebrate the
Russian May day, bat finally agreed to
work until 2 p. m.
The admiral, however, made a
speeoh to the men.saying that he could
not agiee to their leaving work at 2
o'clock and the matter was left open.
At about 9:30 a. m., according to an
officer who was at the gate of the
works, the admiral was emerging from
a small shop when a workman who
had been concealed around tthe corner
of the building leaped upon Kuzmmich
from behind and drove a long dagger
into his back.
The admiral fell forward on his face
which was badly cut by stones, and
The assassin fled into a large forge,
where he was lost among the men em
ployed there. The works were prompt
ly surrounded by troops and police, but
the search for the murderer was una
vailing, his companions professing ig
norance of his identity. The police say
it is evident that the assassination of
the admiral had been planned in ad
The dagger, which was found on the
pot, was concealed in a round stioklike
Bword cane. Among the workmen are
many former sailors and revoultionists.
Kuzmich had a bad reputation among
the workmen, being regarded as hard
Admiral Kuzmich participated in
the Russo-Turkish war, and in 1902
was second flag officer of the Port Ar
thur fleet. He returned to St. Peters
burg in 190S and was appointed com
mander of the port. Politically, he
was a reactionist.
TELL OF CRIMES IN CHICAGO
Wave of Crimes the Worst in History
of Windy City.
"A. Time Table at Crime in Chicago?"!
compiled from the records, was read
recently to the Chicago presbytery by
The table shows street disturbances
every six seconds.
An arrest by the police every seven
and one half minutes. An arrest for
drunkennesss every 15 minutes.
An assault and batteiy case every 20
Burglary every three hours.
A holdup every six hours. Two Bui
cides every day. One murder every
Of the murders only one in 20 are
ever apprehended and only one in 50
The table is compiled from the offi
cial records, and it is admitted that
they do not take account of mure than
one half the crimes.
Attorney Cleveland's address con
sumed the time scheduled for 20 ar
rests, mix robberies and three assaults
■'These crimes are committed with
this frequency day and night through
out the year,"continued Mr. Clevland.
"The contemplation of these figures
is astounding, and enough to strike ter
ror to the heart of every law abiding
and peaceful citizen. We are in the
clutches of a gigantic wave of crime
such as Chicago never before has
CAUGHT THE TRAIN ROBBERS
Canadian Mounted Police Make Im-
After a desperate fight, the mounted
police and posse captured the three
bandits who are alleged to have held
np and robbed the Canadian Pacific
train near Kamloops, B. C, on the
night of May 8. The men made a mis
calculation nad did not get the baggage
car when they out the train in two,
and they secured only a small amount.
Some of the letters taken form the car
were found on the men and will be in
oriminating evidence. They overlook
ed |40,000 in the mail car.
The capture took place near Quil
chena. One man who gives the name
of Dunn was shot in the leg. The liar
of the bandits was about 60 miles
southwest of Kara loops. The posse was
led by Constable Fernie of the mounted
police. The prisoners were taken to
Kamloops and will be arraigned.
With the is arrest it is claimed that
"Bill" Miner, one of the most notor
ious oultaws in the northwest,has been
captured. He is alleged vto have been
the leader. He has a price on his head,
and the ful' reward growing out of the
capture amounts to $20,000.
Constantinople, May 14.—The turk-
Ish government has accepted the de
mand of Great Britain conditionally,
and It is anticipated that this Is only
preliminary to the complete accept
ance of the British demands in re
gard to the Tabab boundary question.
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
The New York American aayi:
John D. Rockefeller's pastor, Rev. Dr.
Rnfoi P. Johnson, whose resignation
from the paatorae of the Fifth Avenue
Babtist church haa oaused much com
ment,upon his return from his contem
plated European trip, will become
president of the University of Chicago,
which poatiton became vacant by the
death of Dr. Harper.
The Norria & Rowe's oirous was pat
down and out of business as far as Pen
dleton, Oregon,is concerned by a fierce
wind and rainstorm which swept over
the city Monday afternoon. The wind
tore the main tent down and ripped it
open from erd to end.
In a recent conflict between Turkish
troops and a band of Greeks in the vil
laye of Monastir.l4 Greeks were killed.
After the fight the Turkish commander
refused to allow the Greeks to bury
their dead, and when the Turks had
withdrawn a Bulgarian band appeared
with a number of dogs,which devoured
the bodies. The Greeks in revenge
ambushed the Bulgarians as they were
returning and captured 80 of them,
whom they massaored, including some
women and children,after first subject
ing them to cruel tortures.
D. G. Corbin, head of the Spokane
International railroad says that trains
should be iunning into Spokane early
in September. He says:
"Thirty miles of track should be
laid from the boundary line, almost to
Bonners Ferry, this week. However,
there is a rook cut there t; »t will take
a oouple of weeks more to finish.
We should be at Sandpoint with the
track early in July."
MAN AND HORSES BURNED.
Freight Car in a Train Near Pendle-
ton, Ore., Destroyed.
Pendleton, Ore., May 15.—Two men
and two horses are dead as the result
of a mysterious burning of a boxcar in
a freight train on the line of the O. R.
&N. near Foster, this county. One
man was probably a tramp and is
thought to have been murdered by a
companion, while the other was mis
taken for the murderer and shot by a
member of the sheriff's posse. The car
which was burned was loaded with
household goods and two horses, and
left Fort Riley, Kan., May 6 for Port
Town-jend, Wash., It was in charge of
Private William Wilson of the Twenty
fifth battery. The contents were for
Colonel S.W.Taylor at Port Townsend.
According to the statement of Wil
son, while he was carrying one of the
horses he was kicked in the breast by
the animal, and when he came to him
self the car was on fire. He managed
to tmn the animals oat, bat both were
killed. He climed over the cars to the
caboose, where he notified the train
men. The train was cut in two, and
the burning car ran on to the siding at
* In spite of the fact that Wilson says
he was alone on the oar, the charred
remains of a man were found in one
end, while another man in citizen's
olothes jumped off and ran aoross the
Around the body of the dead man
was found a great quantity of bookp
The soldier was soon captured and
taken into custody at CJmatilla, while
a posse of three men started after the
other man. They came upon a man
near Pine City who answered the de
scription of the fugitive. Three times
he was commanded to halt and when
at the third command he reached for
his liip pocket as if to throw up a gun,
Otis McCarty of Echo, a member of
the posse, fired with his shot gun. The
charge of buckshot broke Wilson's arm
and entered his side, mortally wound
Thinking they had the right man
the posse started with him on the re
turn to Eoho, where the inquest was be
ing held. Their victim expired on the
way. Before dying he gave the name
of John Connelly, but no other infor
mation concerning him could be ob
tained, as he was too weak to talk and
there were no papers of any kind on
his person. When the body reached
Eoho several persons who saw the man
jump from the train positively declared
the dead man was not the right one.
The soldier is being held.
Crazed with Booze.
Atlanta, Ga., May 17.—Crazed by
drink and by disappointment in a love
all air, James H. Clark, a telegraph
operator at the litUe town of Chamb
lee, a dozen miles north of Altanta, in
less than 24 hours killed one man, se
verely wounded tnree others, slightly
wounded a fifth and clubbed a sixth
with a shotgun, and set Are to the
home of one of his victims, and when
surrounded by a posse shortly after,
shot himself through the heart.
Trains in 1907.
J. J. Hill, president of the Great
Northern railroad, says he expects to
have a line completed from Winnipeg
to the coast by the time the Grand
Trunk Pacific had reached Winnipeg,
which means by the the fall of 1907.'
He said that he had no intention of in
vading eastern Canada, but wonld use
the Canadian Pacific railroad and
Grand Trunk Pacific.
Six Millions For Relief.
The daily report for subscriptions
as issued by the San Francisco
finance committee of the general re
lief committee Saturday shows the
Totally actually promised, $5,805,
--521; verbal promises, unconfirmed,
$309,750; grand total, $6,115,271.
You can fatten a dear, sweet slater
into a salat on an amount of religious
angel food that wouldn't suffice to
keep a full grown man from swearing
FAMOUS SOLDIER AND PUBLICIST
DIED IN NEW YORK GITY.
Was United States Minister to Spain
in 1861—Resigned and Was Made a
General in Union Army—Founded
Several Newspapers and Held Sev
eral High Political Offices.
Carl Schurz, the noted publicist,
died Sunday morning in New York
city. His family was at the bedside.
He had been ill a week or more.
He was born at Liblar, near Co
logne, Germany, March 2, 1820. He
received a university education in
Germany and in this country was giv
en degrees by Harvard, the University
of Missouri and Columbia university.
While a young man he published a
liberal newspaper at Bonn and took
part in the revolutionary movements
in 1848-9. He was compelled to leave
Bonn in 1849 and he joined the revo
lutionary army, but finally had to flee
to Switzerlaad. He was a newspaper
correspondent in Paris in 1851. Later
he was a teacher in London. He mar
ried Margaretta Meyer in Hamburg in
1852. He came to the United States
in 1852 and settled in Watertown,
Wis. He was defeated as republican
candidate for lieutenant governor of
Wisconsin in 1857. He was a member
of the national republican convention
in 1860 and became United States min
ister to Spain in 18C1, but resigned to
enter the Union army. He was made
brigadier general in 1862 and major
general March 14, 1863. He was com
mander of a division at second Bull
Run and Chancellorsville and a corps
In Kjs-66 he was Washington cor
respondent of the New York Tribune.
He founded the "Detroit Post In 1866,
but became editor of the St.. Louis
Westliche Post in 1867.
In 1868 he was temporary qhairman
of the national republican convention
at Chicago. Prom 1869 to 1875 he was
United States senator from Missouri.
Mr. Sohurz was one of the organizers
of the liberal party in 1872. He pre
sided over the convention at Cincin
nati which nominated Horace Greeley
for president. In 1876 he supported
Rutherford B. Hayes, republican, for
president. He was secretary of the
interior (luring the administration of
Hayes. From 1881 to 1884 he was cdi
tor of the New York Evening Post.
He was one of the leaders of thp In
dependent movement in 1884. He sup
ported Cleveland for president. From
1892 to 1901 he was president of the
National Civil Service Reform league.
PRINCE OF INDIA IN AMERICA.
Maharajah of Gaekwar Lands in New
The Maharajah Gaekwar of Baroda,
accompanied by his wife, the mahara
kah, and his brother, Sampatraa, have
arrived in New York from Liverpool.
The Maharajah Gaekwar is the second
greatest prince in all India and the
direct descendant of one of the Mah
ratta generals, who were the moguls
or rulers of India when the East In
dia company wrested control from
them. He is the ruler of the state of
Baroda, which has ft population of
2,000,000 and an area of 8000 square
miles. His brother acts as his sec
There were many people on the
pier to see the ruler of Baroda, but
those who expected fo see a man
flecked in oriental trappings and hung
with jewels were disappointed. De
scending the gang plank there came
a dapper little man who would have
been taken ordinarily for a pros
perous East Indian merchant. He and
his wife, followed by two maids, were
taken to the Waldorf-Astoria hotel,
where they will stop while in New
"During my stay in the United
States," said the maharajah, "I shall
visit most of your large colleges. I
am most anxious to see Yale, Prince
ton. Harvard and Cornell for I under
stand that there are a large number of
Indian students at those institutions.
After I have spent two weeks in New
York, I shall go to Boston, from there
to Philadelphia and then through the
west to Yellowstone park."
Prince of Wales Gave Thanks.
Following the precedent established
by his father when he returned from
India, 30 years ago, the prince of
Wales Sunday gave public thanks for
his safe journey to the Indian empire
at a service held in Westminster ab
bey. The service was attended Dy
King Edward and all the members of
the royal family now here, a con
tingent of officers and sailors which
accompanied the prince on the trip,
a distinguished company from the
households of the king and the prince
of Wales and a large assemblage of
the general public. Among the no
table persons present was Bishop Pot
ter of New York, who sat next to the
archbishop of Canterbury.
Jewels Worth $10,000 Gone.
Philadelphia.—Mrs. Edward L.
Welch, wife of a prominent banker,
has notified the police of the loss of
rare and costly jewels, which were
stolen from the suburban home at
Chestnut hill. The value of the gems
it said to be more than $10,000. A for
mer butler is suspected.
Love's sacrifices are life's most sat
,The second annual Inters^ ,
track ami Held meet for VhTS 1*
ship of the inland Em« *?"*•■
Pullman under the auspE T «
Walton State colle^^ .
Spokane ...... ■ ""","•—.-W .
Wenatchee -...."..**"*""""""" *6 M
Oakesdale . ..*"""""""*""-.,-^
Walla Walla I 1:.."""*"'""*"- 12
Watervllle ..' m •*---:-U;
Garfleld .......... ""'•""""":; 7, 'i.
Clarkston -.-ijTiLl^^"**"**"":';: l*
North Yakima ."* *"— — 4 1-3
Colfax ..'. ..^ ill'.".'.",]" ''"■'• 4
Kid Lavigne is to re-enter"the In
and is matched to fight either Y<Z
Corbett or Donohue at Grand R»?
Mich^the latter part of Ma^^
s Kid Hermann of Chicago and Ah
Attell of San Francisco' fought 5
rounds to a draw Friday night befo«
the Pacific Athletic club at losAt!
les. ,v" 8e"
Yale's marksmen won the intercol
lfgiate shoot against the University
of Pennsylvania, Princeton and Har
van! Saturday. The scores were-
Yale 212, University of Pennsylvania
191, Princeton 187, Harvard 179
William Hoppe, the boy billiard ci
pert won the first prize in the profes
sional tournament, which was finished
Saturday night in Chicago. Hoppe
went through his four games with
out a single defeat. George Button
the Canadian champion, captured sec'
ond place, having three victories to
his credit and one defeat. The other
throe players—George Slosson, who
won the championship i n the recent
tournament in New York; Louis Cure,
the French champion and Jacob Seve
rer—finished with a triple tie, each
player having won one game and lost
three. These three players will get
an equal division of third and fourth
The Yankees in the recent Olympic
games at Athens took thirteen firsts,
five seconds and seven thirds. The
victors were crowned by the King 0!
The Whitman college baseball team
completely outplayed the University
of Washington, easily winning by the
score of 6 to 3 last Saturday.
STANDING OF THE BALL TEAMS.
Tacoma _ '.667 _
Grays Harbor .. _ _ .583
Spokane .. „ . .416
Butte .. .. -. .353
Pacific Coast League. -
San Francisco .. . ■__ _. .735
Los Angeles .. 688
Oakland __ 1. .418;
Fresno .. ?.371|
Seattle .- -- ,281
New York .............. .. :.«s»
Chicago .. __ .679
Philadelphia .^ .640
Boston .. .. .. .. .. _. ....:. 4.35
St. Louis ; 41S
Detroit . .600
St. Louis ..V 545
New York 429
Washington .624 ;
Boston ._, .261
Spokane City League.
Rapp & Lloyd . 1000
S. A. A. C. .._ -. 1000 |
Northern Pacific .. .. .. -- -. W:
Powell-Sanders . .500
Jones & Dillingham 333
Warwicks .. .333
Dodd Clothing Co .. ._ 000
FIGURE LOSSES AT 13,441,595.
. . ;
Fire Insurance Companies Hard hit
in San Francisco.
The New York state insurance de
partment has made public the follow
ing figures, showing the losses in the
recent California conflagration, of the
fire and marine insurance companies
doing business in the state of New
York. They show estimated net losses
to a total of $133,441,595, divided as
New York state joint stocK fire and
fire marine companies, $18,944,000;
joint stock fire and fire marine com
panies of the other states, $44,827,499;
mutual fire insurance companies of
other states, no; loss; foreign fire in
surance companies, United State*
The report shows that in most cases
any Impairment of capital will % •>«
made good by the directors or stock
Floods in Oklahoma.
Lawton, Okla., May 18.—Report* re
oeived from southwestern Oklahama in
dioate that the fury of the floods cans
ed by the phenominal rainfall, instead
of decreasing, as had been hoped, i» °a
the increase. Railroad tracks; are
washed out for many miles and ever;
wrecking crew and section gang in 19
territory is on duty. W3
The Indians are fleeing from the low
lands to the mountains and claim
they have a warning that the o00"*^
is to experience the most destructive
flood in its history. t f . '
Tacoma. Wash.— Unchanged,--^
port—Bluestem, 71 l-2c; club, 70 l-*c>
red. 68 l-2c. kj $ w'/-: f*M
Portland, Ore.—Club, 71©72 c; [o W\
stem, 72073;., red, 69©70 c; wW.