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VOL. XVI. StTTiELENS, OREGON, FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 1899. NO. 28. EVENTS OF THE M Epitome of the Telegraphic News of the World. TKR.SK TICKS FROM TIIK WIBKS An Interesting Oolleotlon of Item From tha Two Hemispheres lnwantad la a Oondeusad Vorui. Shelby miiI Mansllold, 0., wers la undated by floods. The wuiahip Philadelphia bin left Honolulu fur Hun Kriinuiaco, 1'hurlua A. Littlufluld will succeed Nelson Dingley, o( Muine, In congrea. A great timber Arm In Norway ha failed lor 8,000,000 kroner, Involving bunk. President McKlnley la laid to ba changing in favor of culling for uiors t too IK. Oti la pleased with Whoaton ami bus complimented liiiu In nil official diSpUtull. At Psirishvlllo, O.. clnndburat damaged property to tha extant of ;ioo,ooo. Hot miner and two handy revolver caused I lie duutli of two boy at Pul aski, V. Tim war department refuse to accept the Pvtinaylvuuia court! ducUlon on army canteen. Tli proapeot for an early settlement of tha Cleveland street railway strike seem bright. Rear-Admiral Walaon ha nulveil at Manila, ami assumed coiiiuimid of the American Meet. James McKemia, of Pendleton, Or., hua sued the O. It. it N. Co. foi $30, 000 for the loaa of a leg. In Southern India robber are cut ting oil the nan of their victim to more expeditiously secure thoir ear ring. Four trnnaMirta will anil within week ami n tilth will anon leave (torn Sun Francisco, carrying reinforcement to Oti. The British steamer Kthelwood foiindored olT tho Jamaica coaat. Part of Imi crew apent 18 lioma in an open bout before they were reaoued. A a rrault of eating Ic cream in which lurked ptomainea, Bat of a party of 80 picnickers were poisoned lit Ful ton Pm k, a auhnrh of Porllund, Or. No futulititea resulted. Aa a leault of a new law that goea Into effect July 1, in Nebraska, requir Iiik ahortor hour and varioua other legiilutioiu, many women will lone tlmlr position, und uion will be given their places. At Pismo, Oil., counterfeiting outlit and $300 In bad money have been seized by the olllceta. The cul prits have been arruatod. A portion of -a counterfeits ' outfit waa alao found at Hull ltnfael. Lord ('evil Comptou, an English captain, fioin the Trmnvnal, while in Chicago, expressed aoiue interesting opinions. He believe it would take (10.000 men to compter Oom Paul's domain, with ita guiiillla warfare and natural milltiiiy atrongholda. Australia la suffering from a wator famine. The Elks, 10,000 strong, are In an nual convention in Ht. Lotiia. Tho National Domoctatio committee la gathering duta oo monopoliea. A military priaunor at Leavenworth, Kan., waa shot dead while trying to ea oupu. A member of oongreai aaya Hawaii will be given territorial form of gov ernment. At the recent cnnaiatoiy the pope created 13 new cardinal and a number of biahopa. The transport Sherman baa reached Manila, which adds nearly J, 000 to Otis' lot cos. All volunteer roginienta now in tha Philippine want to be mustered out at Hun Francisco. Article hove been signed for a fight between Sharkey and Jeffrie. It will take place October US. Nearly 8,000 Cuban aoldiera have been paid to date, and Goneral Gomel lma commended the prepuiution of new liata. Major-Genoral Wood, military gov ernor ol Santiago do Cuba, la visiting in llualoii. He aaya Santiago I peace fill and pi capering, The eteamer Danube, plying between Victoria ami Lynn canal, Alaska, waa wrecked on the north ahme of Denman ialand. No live were lost. Congressman Lorenzo Danfoitb, serving bis sixth term aa congressman from the lUtli Ohio diatrict, died at liia country home near Ht. Waits, villo, (J. Ill death waa atiddon, and wiia can sod by heart disease. A movement I on foot to erect a 110,000 monument to the memory of tho lute Itichurd P. Bland. William J. Uryan ha subsiibed $200, and other nmouiita, In all about $1,000 bar been mined. KlliMtr Now. Hums. Rcur-Admirnl Walker linn purchased for a country limine the New llauip aliiie farm on wbioh he was born. .lames Gannon, a young man, wa killed In a bicycle toad race at Water ville, O., by bla wheel breaking down. The Columbus, O,, police have un earthed a school for crime lit which boya lire taught to ateul und (lis pone of the atolon gooda, LATER NEWS. Tha Fourth of July will be celebrated In grand style in Hawaii. Germany bus withdrawn objection, and will now accept aibltrntion. A six itory building burned in Bos ton entailing a lose of $180,000. Many building were w locked and some atock killed in Bradley, Nob., by a twister. British firmness tin bad a quieting effect In the Tranavaul, and the lioera now talk of peace. Pieaident Timothy Dwight ha bad farewell to Yale, and delivered hi last baccaluureate sermon, Owing to the prolonged drought and the plague of locusts Aaiatic Russia i tlueatoned with famine. A young woman in the Atlln eiinn try ba discovered a vein of quart a mil long and 600 feet wide. Id a religious riot near Rome, seveiul man have been killed, und troop have been lent to quell the rioter. At tb peao conference Kuaaia sub uiltted propoaal to keep naviea of the world at a (tiindatill for three years. At the Roogh Kldora' reunion at Lai Vega, N, M,, Colonel Theodore Roose velt was presented with a gold medal. Colonel Thomaa R. Cornelius, an Oregon pioneer aud a veteran of Ilia early Indian wan, died at Cornelius, Or. China will tear down hor great wall at an enormon expense. A Chicago civil engineer will superintend the work. The new American cup defender, Co lumbia, developed great speed on her trial trip. She beat the old Defender in a biosh. According to official reports the enr reut year baa been the nioet auccesaful one in the propagation of fish lince the organization of lhecuminission. At Camden, N. J., fire damaged the Moro-Phillips chemical worka to tin extent of $100,000. Thiee large build ing osed in the manufacture of phoi phate were destroyed. The citizens of Bun Juan, the capital of Porto Rico, propose to display tbeir patriotism and lidulity to the govern ment of the United Slates by celebrat ing the Fourth of July in good Ameri can stylo. The body of Ensign Monnghan, who was killed In Samoa, waa fittingly re ceived in Portland. A requiem mas waa laid at the cathedral and a sermon wa preached by Archbishop Christie. The body wn escorted to the train by naval, uiilitaiy and church organisa tion. Miiread ing of Older cauaej the Linnton, Or., oolliaion. The treaaury deficit will reach nearly $100,000,000 for tbe year. At an hotel fire in Oswego. N. Y., on woman loat her life and eight were injured. The Spanish government has ap pointed Luixi Murine consul-general at Manila. Secretary Long will create a board of admiral. Admiral Dewey will probably preside. The cruiser Philadelphia ha arrived in Ban Franoiaco from Samoa, with Admiral Kauts on board. A San Franaieco cignrmaker has been arreated by revenue officer for refilling boxea, and imitating loieign stamps. One of England' greatest men died the other day at Mucolestleld, Hit nam waa Leo Whitton and he weighed 714 pounds. Yellow fever has bioken out among tbe soldiers at Santiago and Puerto Principe. Four deaths and 14 oases have boon reported. The coast and goodetlo lurvey steam er Patterson will make a aurvey of that portion of the Behring sea on the loutes to the Alaska gold field. England will borrow 4,000,000, re payable In yearly installments, for the defense worka, banaok and rifle ranges at home and .abroad. Porto Rloans are becoming dissatis fied. They contend that under tbe present arrangement they are of no country and have no flag. At Johnstown, Pa., the Cambria Steel Company ba posted notices of a general advance of wages of 10 per cent. About 8,600 men are affected by the advance. At Akron, O., settlement ha been reached in the ateet railway strike. Ten hour are to constitute a day' work. The niotorinen and oonductore receive an advance of 8 cent, and other employe i cent an hour. Fifty hospital ambulances shipped from Cbiougo to Tampa, Fin., over a year ago by army officials to be for warded to Cuba for the use of the United State troops, have been lost. It took 17 oar to haul the ambulance. Tbe Filipino Imprisoned two Eng lishmen at Taobbobona, on the island of Samai, southeast of Luton. The British cruiser Grafton steamed to the point from Cebn, and her commander demanded their releuso. When this waa refused he landed a force of mu rine, and cleared bis ship for action, whereupon the Englishmen were hand ed over. A bill paased by the Texas legisla ture provides for the teaching in tbe publio schools of a course of humane treatment to animals. A Pennsylvania company ha the contract to build 13 steel bridges for the Soiitheaatern extension of the Rus sian tretii-Slberian ruilroad. Edward Conner, catobor in a bull game between two local nines at Law rence, Mass., was struck over the lioiut py a foul ball and killed. THE FACTS WITHHELD Conditions in the Philippines Worse Than "Reported. INSURGENTS NOT YET CRUSHEJ Praia of the Country Ureas the Freal slant to Hand a Gnat Ariuy to Manila. Washington, June 84. An imprea lion i getting abroad in the country that the people havo not received all the fact regarding the situation is the Philippines. It 1 believed that the censor i scrutinizing pieaa dia patchea veiy curefullly, and that if General Otia has communicated the exact conditions to the department hi dispatches have not been given to the publio. The reason for this belief may be seen in what the publio now knowa, that, although General Otis gave out glowing pictures of success and the eaily break-up of the rebellion, the In surgents are really in a (tronger poai tioii than two monthe ugo. It la prob able that when the volunteer return and are no longer subject to the orders of officer superior to themselves soini of the real facta connected with tht Philippines will be brought out. Tho political significance of Presi dent McKinley's trip into Massachu setts at this time ia said to be his de sire to overcome the opposition that has been developing to bis policy in tho Philippines. Probably in no other state or section i there aa much real opposition to tbe expansion idea aa in Massachusetts. It ia expected that the president's visit will have tbe effect of making friends for the administration snd do good work towards bieaking down the opposition to the reteution of the Philippine. While the picsident i away the press of the country is growing very unanimous in expressing the hoH that be will retain witli the determination of sending a sufficient army to orosh the rebellion and uphold the national honor of the United State in the Pu oifio. Agulnalilo Man. Ins His Arinjr. Manila, June 34. Aguinaldo doei not seem to bo satisfied with the at tempt of the insuigenta to retake San Fernando, and be bus taken command of General Luna's army and has massed the largest rebel force yet mobilised, bringing 8,000 men from the Antipolo region. He is exceedingly trouble some. Last night his men wounded two members of the Seventeenth regi ment. General MacAithu't men aie con stantly on the alert to repel any attacks by the rebels, aleeping upon their arms. The general sincerely hope; that the Filiuinot will give him an other chance for a battle, fur the sol diet really enjoy an opportunity U fight them whon they can do so with out wading through swamps to catch them. Railway trains betweon Manila and San Fernando have been stopped foi several day, while poiinnnent repair were being made to the bridges along tbe route, but today traffic was re sumed. The transport Contenninl, wbioh hat arrived hero, had an exoiting experi ence while rounding Point Engauo, on the northern const of Luzon, on bei way to this port. She struck a lock Wednesday and remained (ant for aev eial hours, during which time shf was surrounded by swarms of native in canoes, who beonme menacing. Captain Engle, who commanded ths transport, was compelled to throw over board 100 tons of supplies in order to lighten the ship sufficiently to get hex afloat. Beforo this was effected the Filipinos bad towed the case ashore, and were fighting over the spoils. The cruiser Baltimore recently grounded at the same point, but the native feared to approach her. Captured a Hra.a Hand. Manila, June 34. The rebels have learned that the American Volunteers are returning to the United States and the Filipino newspapers show that they construe this to mean that the Americans are abandoning the war and aie encounigod thereby. The outposts of the Washington regi ment yoateiday captured General Pio del Pilar' brass band of S3 pieces, tbe member of which somehow became separated from tbe rebel army, and came near the American lines without having the moans of resiatence. Some Chinnmen of Manila have filed a olaim against the instruments, which, it ap pear, were leased by the musicians of General Pio del Pilar. Four of the wounded of the Fourth Infantry in the recent fight with the rebel have died in hospitals. Wlrelvaa Tlaraphy. New York, June 31. A diapatoh to the Herald from Kingston, Juuiaioa, say: The government of Trinidad bat OecUled to adopt the Marconi system of wirolens telographyy for communica tion with the dependency of Tobniio. (Tobago ia an Island in the Wind ward group of the British West Indie. 83 mile long by 13 wide, 34 mile northeast ot Trinidad. It wai oeded to Great Biitain by France in 1708.) Larger Army Nooaasary. Washington, June 33. An officer who has just returned fioin the Philip pines, and who ia not now connected with the army, is quoted as saying that to pacify and thoroughly establish United States government in the Phil ippine will require an army of 160, 000 men. After the Filipinos luv been thoroughly whiped and they un derstand that the United KtnteB means business, he thinks there will be tittle or no trouble, PAUL JONES MYSTERY. Apirt That Nltli Launch Wa lllown Dp Known to Mo falsa. New Oi leans, June 34. Captain M. P. Doulett. of the steamer Indepen dence, has brought to tbe oity a piece Of the wieck of the naptha launch Paul Jones, loat in the Gulf lust January, which throws still more mystery on that disaster. Tbe Paul Jones was thought to have been destroyed by the axploaion of her naptha tank, which would aocoont for her complete de junction and am Id on loas of all on boHrd. This is now shown to have been totally erroneous theory, for the naptha tank was discovered by Captain Dou lett intact and uninjured and still tbree-fouiths full, at Grand Gaxier island, near Breton island, where the wreck was supposed to have occurred. The tank was brought to the city. Some 13 feet of the launch was still adhering to it, and seemed to have been out off, indicating tiiat tbe vessel was ron down in a collision. On tbe other hand, tho accident ocourred where no large vesaels go, and a collision was well-nigh impossible. The remainder of tbe wreck will be brought to New Orleans from Grand Gazier on tbe next tiip of tbe Independence. PROSPEROUS AND WELL-CLAD. Flnlandars Ara Plonking- to Oar Shore, to Kscapo tha ltu..Un Knout. New York, June 24. It ia laid at the barge office there I a ateady, grad ual increase in the immigration ol Fin. There were 90 on the New York when last the arrived at this port, and there were about as many on the Cm bria. During the month of May, 670 Finns were passed through the barge office. This is a decided increase ever lust year about 50 per cent The commissioners have not been informed of the departure of any large pattiea, though there ts much said ol the preparations of many parties. The immigrants a'e said to be of an excel lent olaas not apparently driven from their country by poverty, but by stress of other circumstances, called the op pression of Russian official. It is de scribed as not a flight from starvation or even from prospective want. "It is simply the departure of the youth of the nation, prosperous, well clad, with money in its posket, deter mined to seek its fortune elsewhere, ratber than come under the Russian kuout." D.w.y'1 Waleome at Singapore. Colombo. Ceylon, June 34. Tha cruiser Olympia. with Admiral Dewey on board, arrived here at 6 o'clock A. M. , from Singapore, saluted the forti ashore and was saluted by tbe latter in return. An aid de-camp representing the governor of Ceylon, Hon. Sir Jo seph Weetridgeway, boarded the Olym pia at 7 o'clock in order to welcome Dewey and Colonel Savage, command ing the troops, made a visit at 10 o'clock. The visits were returned at 1 1 o'clock. Dewey was met st Jettios by guard of honor, and, amidst cheering, drove in tbe governor' carriage to breakfast with Savage. The admiral afterward booked rooms at the Gallo face hotel and returned on board the Olympia at 1 o'clock. NaW Franah Ministry. Paris, June 34. Late this afternoon the announcement was made that Sena tor Waldeck-Rousseau had completed the formation of a cabinet. Tbe new cabinet, as organized, fol lows: Senator Waldeck-Rosseau, presi dent of the oounoil of ministers and minister of the interior; M. Delcasse, minister of foreign affairs; General Marquis de Gallifot, war; M. Delan essan. marine; M. Monis, justice; M. Callauz, finance; M. Millerand, com merce; M. Leygues, publio instruction; M. de Cras, colonies; M. Jean Dupuy, agrioolture; M. Pierre D'Audin, pub lic works. ' Shot by Bantrlae. San Franoisco, June 34. The Ex aminer prints a story strongly intimat ing that John H. Reynold, a wealthy member of the oaaual detachment at the Piesidio, was shot and killed while trying to pas the line on Sun day morning. It is stated that mem bers of the detachment say Reynold was shot down by William G. Harris, of company I, Twenty-fourth infantry, and that Harry Watts. John Tyrrell and Harry Barton, also members ot the casual companies, were wounded by Trooper William Sheehan, of tbe Ninth cavalry. An Ordar From Kuasla. Bridgeport, Conn., June 84. It was earned today that within a short time the plant ot the American Ordnance Company ha been visited by a repre sentative of the czar of Russia. It ii stated the ordnance company was asked by tho representative whether the fol lowing oider oou Id be filled: One hun dred field batteries of six guns each; six and 13-poumler quick-firing guns and 1,600 caissons and limbers. The value of the order would be aliout $000,000. Officials of the ordnanoe oom pan refuse to admit or deny thai such order has been plaoed. Will Aid Antarctic Expedition. London, June 84. A. J. Balfour, Xovonment leader in the bouse of com mons, today assured a deputation that the chanoellor of the exchequer waa prepared to give substantial aid to tbe proposed Antarctio expedition. ttxploslon In a Coal Mine. Wilkosbarre, Pa., June 84. A heavy explosion of gas occurred this morning in one of tbe lower lift of the Maxwell collierie of the Lehigh & Wilkesbarre Coul Company. Three hundred men wore at work in the mine at tbe time and the first report was that a great many bad been killed. Fortunately, however, all succeeded in making their escape, except three, who were slightly burned. The cause of the explosion i a mystery. Little damage wa done. TO ROLE THE HOUSE Movement On Foot to Form a Procedure Committee. WILL CURB SPEAKER'S POWER Plan for Organlxatlon of a Colonial Dopartmrnt With a Cabluat Offloar at Its Ilaad. Washington, June 36. A movement Is on foot among Republican members of the ' bouse to have a committee on procedure elected by tbe house, which will take out of the hands of the speak ar and the committee on rule the power which they heretofore exer cised. Thi committee will be all powerful iu deciding what legislation ihall be considered and rnetnberahip on it will be more eouuht after than on any other committee in tbe bouse, ihould it lie established. It ia pro posed to make the speaker ineligible to the committee and to Lave it of lufflcient size to include many of tbe leaders o' the house. The combination for the organization of the house and the distribution of pationage has been completed by the election of Henry A. Casson, of Wis consin, for sergeant-ut-arms. The offi cers of tbe old combine are to remain in their places. By thi arrangement, Pennsylvania, New York, Wisconsin and Ohio will have the big places in the bouse, asd the minor place will be distributed am org tbe Republican tneubeu. PORTER FOR THE CABINET. Will Probably Bo at tha Haad of Colonial Affairs. New York, June 36. A special to tbe Herald from Washington says: A new executive branch of the govern ment with the title, "Department of Colonial Affair and Foreign Com merce," or something similar to it, is leemed by tbe administration abso lutely necessary to meet new condition which confront the United State a a result of tbe war with Spain. The word "colonial" is repugnant for political reason to some of the members of the cabinet, because it imacks of imperialism, and it is prob able that some other title will be adopted. The meaning, however, will be the same. Preliminary to recom mendation to congress on this sub ject, data is now being compiled con cerning the control of the colonies by foreign powers and tbe extension of our commerce into foreign fields, and members of the cabinet and subordinate officials of the administiation are giv ing much thought and time to the de tails of the proposed new department. American consols on doty in the colonic belonging to foreign powers, especially those of Great Britain, are to be called upon for full report upon a lilt of question now preparing for submission to them. Robert P. Por ter, who ia looked upon as the probable bead of tbe proposed cabinet office when created, will be consulted in re tard to the plans for extending foreign commerce, which is to become a featur of the new department. STRUCK A MISSED HOLE. Ina Kiploalon at Rouland Kills Thraa Man. Roasland, B. C, June 36. About 11 o'clock this morning a terrible ex plosion occurred in the War Eagle mine, the scene of the fatality of month ago, and in consequenoe, three men are now lying dead at the morgue, another is probably fatally injured and a fifth ia very seriously hurt. Five men weie working in the 635 foot level with machine drills, when one of the drills struck a "missed hole," where the shot had failed to go off lust night. A frightful explosion occurred, and Charles Poet and Charles Lee were instantly killed, while Mike Griffin, a married man, died on the way to tbe hospital.. Men from all part of the mine rushed at once to the help ol their comrades, and they were carried out of the mine qjickly. The injured were removed to the hospital. Dan Green is lying at the hospital with but faint hope for recovery. Charles Couson has received severe in juries to hi right arm, the flesh being torn off, but tbe surgeons have hope of his recovery. The mine is closed this afternoon, and will probably remain so until after the funerals. . Amarlean Ralls ror Roaaia. Pittsburg, June 86. Tbe Com mercial Gazette aaya: The Carnegie Steel Company haa contracted with representatives of the Russian govern ment to furnish that country with 180.000 tons of steel rails for its im mense railroad enterprise in Siberia and China. This is said to be the largest order ever placed with one firm in the world and represents an outlay of between $4,600,000 and $6,000,000. Killed by His Wiro. New York, June 86. Harvey 3. Ramsey, a ticket-seller at the Madison Square garden, was killed by hi wife today. Mr. Ramsey, who, it i thought, was insane, cut her busubud's throat with a razor aa be lay aleeping in their room in the Gulden hotel. Trust Advanees Price. Pittsburg, Jnne 36. The window glass oom bine known as the American Glass Company, hua again advanced the prices of window glass. The in orease ranges from 6 to 10 per cent and takes place immediately. London, Jane 36. The officials of the foreign office this morning sent Ambassador Choate a formal memoran dum enbodying the tempoiary agree ment readied on the Alaskan boundary question, I MAY HELP KRUGER. Orange Frae State Making War Prep arations. Bloemfontein, Jun 30. The volks laaJ, of the Orange Free Stale, lias voted 9,870 for tbe increase of artil lery, tents and other military supplies. A resolution was adopted directing the government to adopt the Mauser rifle a the national weapon. The volks raad also voted f 22,500 for ammuni tion and 39,850 for other wai material Kxtreme Tension avt Cape Town. London, June 38. A dispatch from Cape Town to tiie Outlook says: "Tha tension is extreme. Business is at a standstill and the general feeling it that England must promptly bring matters to an Issue. Th league will have no difficulty in preventing meet ings supporting Sir Alfred Milner's at titude, the desire being to refrain from embarrassing the imperial authorities. Tbe Orange government i urging the Tranavaul to make furtiier concession. Many people consider Milner's fran chise proposals are useless without the granting of 13 seats to tbe mining cen ter and the right to speak English in tbe Tolksrsad. Otherwise, it will t impossible to select representative men. Failing in these concessions, the Johan nesburg say they prefer a treaty providing security and judicial and educational reform." DISARMAMENT NOT FAVORED. Bat tho Conferenee May Agree to Arreal War Preparations. The Hague, June 28. M. De Steal, president of tbe peace conference, at a meeting of the committee nday, intro duced tbe Russian propoaala looking to the arrest of armaments, and read a declaration disclaiming all intention ol proposing a reduotion of the armaments at present. But, he added, be was of tbe opinion that if a standstill could be agreed npon a reduction would soon come of itself. Tbe powers, he ex plained, had conferred with the caar relative to the immense evil of armed peace, and be, M. De Staal, now ap pealed to them to devote their energies toward the arrest of tbe continual in ciease in - the cost of armed peace, which lie asserts costs more than a tor years' war. Count Golinski, of the Russian dele gation, moved that the powers should enter into a negotiation of a term of ssy five years, not to increase tbe effectiveness of the peace footing of tbeir foicea with the exception of colo nial troops, and not to increase tbe amount of their military budgets be yond their present figures. The speeches and the resolution were ordered to be printed and circulated, and tbe discussion wa adjourned un til Monday. A naval standstill reso lution will be introduced later. BOLD THIEVING. Mew York Man Gala Away With StO, OOO From a Beaton Hank. Boston, June 28. G. Shea, aliat Philip Lambele, an all-round crook and clever sneak thief, and a resident of Chicago, ia likely to serve many years' imprisonment in payment for one-half days' use of $10,000. Shea went into the Metropolitan National bunk in Postoffice Square, at noon and got away with $10,000. He made for New York, where he was promptly ar rested, a good description of the thief having been sent all over tbe Eastern states within an hour t'ter the rob bery. He offered the officer making the arrest the whole $10,000 to set bim free. All of the money was recovered. Chief Watts telegraphed a description of the man to the New York police and a watch was placed upon all of the trains and steamship lines. It is thought Shea rode out of town on the electi ic cars and boarded a train foi some suburban station. Fruit and Vegetable Trust. New York, June 26. It is reported that P. D. Armour is at the head of movement to attempt to control the fruit ar.d vegetable trades. J. W. Coupland, manager of tbe California Fruit Tranaportaion Company, ia au thority for the statement. Mr. Coup land has just leturued from a meeting of the fruitgrowers of tbe South, held at Wilmington, N. C, at which he caid an organization was effected to fight Mr. Armour's plan. It was said that Mr. Armour, assist ed by others, has Beoured control of the frnit trade of the Pacific coast and he is now endeavoring to get control of the fruit and vegetable trade of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Caro lina, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Tenessee. Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas. Mr. Coupland said the combi nation Included the Porter Bros. Fruit company, tbe Continental fruit express and the Earl Fiuit Company. Gravel Train Wracked. Denver, June 38. A special to the New from Julesburg, Cola, gives meager news of a wreck which occurred this evening, eight miles west of Jules burg, on tbe Union Paoifio, in whioh four men are believed to have been killed and two others seriously injured. A gravel train of 00 cars was running east at the late of 25 miles an hour, when tbe eighth oar from the engine broke in two and 84 oais were piled up in a heap. Two unknown men were seriously hurt, and four more are thought to be under the mass of wreck age. Conductor Simpson was slightly hurt about tiie head. - The wieck wa caused by a broken flange. Tallow Fever Victim.. Washington, June 84. Under yes terday's date Governor-Geneiui Brooke cables tbe war depaitment the death of two more enlisted men at Santiago from yellow fever. Flwe Girls Drowned. Lampasas, Tex., June 86. Mrs. T. 3. Lloyd, living seven miles northwest of this place, with her five daughters, and a visitor, Mis Childers, went in bathing in a oreek today. The young eft girls went bevand tbeir dtotb- MORE MEN NEEDED Otis Cannot Crush the Fill, pinos With Present Force. POLITICAL SITUATION IS SERIOUS Otls Gave In to tho Administration Whan He Made Mia Estimate of tbe Number of Troops Required- New York, June 2. A special to ths Herald from Washington says: Major-General Miles is an advocate ol the dispatch of reinforcement to General Oti. He declined to d.scuss the political position in the Philip pines other than to say it wa aeiious, nor wonld he give any idea of ths troops that ahould be sent to the Phil ippines to plaoe the archipelago under American control. General Marcus P. Miller, who re cently arrived from the Philippines, where be governed Ho Ho, has been living here since his return. General Miller' view aa to the number of men required for the inbjugation of tiie island is very different from that of General Otia. He believes 65,000 men, tt least, are required; 80,000 for tiie control of Luzon, and the remainder for ths restoration of peace and ordei in tbe otiier islands. General Miller' view coincide with General Law ton's and that of other offi cer lubordinate to General Oti. In fact, in other than administration cir cles there is a disposition to believe that General Otia estimate of the men 'required was made when he Knew of the desire of the president not to raias volunteer if possible to avoid it. There is no truth in the story that General Miles baa applied to be sent to Manila. General Mile would not wish to take anr action to displace General Otis when that officer is doing all he can to quell the rebellion with the limited mean at hi command. Notwithstanding the report to the oon trary, the president is satisfied with General Ota course, and has no inten tion of relieving or recalling bim. It is equally untrue, it is asserted by Act ing Secretary Meiklejobn, that Gen eral Oti ha cabled that he will be compelled to retreat unless promptly reinforced. ATLIN ORE DISCOVERY. Toung Woman Locates m Teln a Mlta Loag, Chicago, Juno 27. A special to tha Chronicle from Taooma, Wash., says: "Miss FrsnkieFlormon.of the Black Hills, S. D., has discovered what Atlin mining men believe will become the reatest qnartz mine in Alaska and British Columbia. It consists of an ore vein from 200 to 600 feet in width and nearly a mile long. In its course this immense vein is intersected by Atlin City. The ledge is a true fissure of free milling ore, with a hanging wall of serpentine and a foot wall of quart site. The largest surface assay is $27, and many assay average $8, making it much richer than tbe famous Tread well mine, if these value continue with the depth. To determine this, lhafta are now being sunk. Miss Flormon, her father arid friend have located claim covering the entire ledge. It was discovered by her two mouth ago, while sbe was bunting for mineral. Sbe has been prospecting in Atlin for some time with her father, who is a well-known mining expert. After making her first location. Mis Flormon superintended the work ot shipping the ledge to determine its ex tent. She has alao acquired a site for a stamp mill, and has water rights. Frank Baker, a prominent Atlin oper fator, has bonded ber interest for $200,000 and started Expert William Partridge to London to sell It" Cleveland Strike Ended. Cleveland, June 37. An agresmeut between the Big Consolidated Street Railway Company and its striking employes was readied at 6 o'clock thi evening, and it is probable that oars will be running as usual on ail the lines of tbe company tomorrow. The agreement provides for the hearing ol grievances and a resort to aibitration in oase the men and the company can not agree, and it also provides for the reinstatement of practically 80 percent of the old men at onoe, the remainder, except those who have been guilty ol violence, being plaoed on the waiting list. Missing Money Traced. Honolulu, June 1. via steamer Rio de Juneiio to San Francisco, June 27- It is almost certain that tbe chest ot $35,000 in gold lost from the steamship Alameda left the ship at this port. In fact. Marshal Brown lias in his posses sion today almost conclusive evidence that such was tbe case. Tbe man who it is believed robbed the ship is also known, but hat skipped beyond the pale of Hawaiian law. He Is now in Japan, and may eventually be oaugbt, for the Oceania Steamship Company has powerful detective agency on bis track. The man's name is supposed to be Wil son, an Australian. Moravian Textile Strike Rnded. Vienna, June 37. The strikeof 1200 textile worker at Brunn, Moravia, af ter lasting two months, haa been set tled by a compromise, . Miss Sla.lo Waa Murdered. Wichita, Kan., June 37. When the body of Mis' Belle Slavin wa found at 2 o'clock last Thursday morning in the office of the National Bank of Commerce, death having resulted from a bullet wound in the head, it was sup posed that she had conmmitted suioide. Later development leem to Indicate that the young woman was murdered. Coroner McLaughlin now says her death wa not suicidal, and the police are working on the theory that murder ba been done.