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OREGON VOL. XXIII. ST. IIELKNS, OREGON, FHID AY, MARCH 16, 1906. NO. 14. MIST NEWS OFJTHE WEEK to i Condsnssd Form fcr Oar Easy ltn. UPPENINGS CF TWO CONTINENTS t Rssum or the Lw Important but Nol Let lntrtlng Event ofth Pitt tk. Th president of th Argentine re- pulillo If deed. Iti'll" outlaw have kilted tbiee dp atlM la Indian Territory. rr.t lit forbidden the mention of Bryan's Dim In bit usaapapar. General Omnwi Volt Mri How It I, .lying nt that lit will govern Zlon. Tlit deadiuek litt been renewed at Algebras, bul to agreement It assured. Tht felted Stale Hopreme oourt has dM-ltlfl that pap' tol tobacco trail ooVsr mail give viduce. Owirgt V L. lyr, now United fjtal aiubeseador to Knle. may suc ceed Tall as aecretary ot r. Hsventer men have loti tbtlr llvae attempting lo rcor budita Iron tbe Coarritrat, Frauce, coal ulna. Tb city o) Chicago baa woo a greet vletiujy over ilia traction Hot by tbt Hupraius court annulling tbtlr fran chise. Houthern California and Arltonaba bid a downpour of ta'.n which almott reached tlia propoitiou 01 a oooa Tare Inch of water fall In S hour. lfCttt will ba otmaJ governor ol Alaska. Zionist bata ttoppad Dowla't top plf ol ni"ney. Both China and Japan deny tbara I toy disturbance In Chine. Anthiactte operator ara bellsvsd t hav agreed to reject tbe earner pro posal A Mil hat been Introdeeed In the low legislator legellung Iba killing af lacurable. Detail ot Iba flglit between Moto aod American troop ahow thai lb batllt lasted loar day aod COO of tbt lbl atrt klliad or woenoea. Million ara starving In Northern Jspea and now winlar waathar bar added to the mlaery. Blrew aod acorn. ara Ida principal foo.lt. An elmoel total fallora of Iba rlca crop It Hie cauna of tba lamina. Tba ilerrlman liana will pat on a saw tbiough train from Chicago to Portland. No elop alll ba me.1 ami no beaeancere or taproot will ba car fled, nothing bat mall. Thit change III make a easing of an tntira day. In Wyoming Western Nebraska aud Northern Colorado there la 13 lucliaa o inn and slorkmen fear heavy luaeee at lh weather it extremely cold Kmua and Mmlane have mow and hrery windt and street car and railroad Iridic It badly dsmorallted. Tba Iowa aanata bat pataad an anil ralltoa. pis bill, American troopi klllod "00 nallv. ewtl.wt In a baltla In tbo rbllippinta fjire at Bin Francisco In a flve-eton building caaaad a loaa ot OT.r $750 000 An agreement on Morocco It toot! t ba raachrd at Algectr, tlit kaltvi backing down. Tha Cblnaaa govarnmant reaasur. tha nation! that tbara will ba no nprt--ing igalnit foralgoara. Tha llarimin line will ba equipped with tha block lignal yaicui from Omaha to Lot Angvlea. Tha boota committee on naval affair favor tha appniuttuant of not tuor than 30 danial turgaout in tha nary. Fratidant Roosevelt haa been atkad to Hap In and attrmpt to aattla tha dif fatimcaa betwaan Iba ooal opanlort and nilneri. Tha noma eoramittaa on altcilnni hit lirorably raportad a bill pror din, for tha alattlon of tanatora by dlracl rota of tba paopla. Tha Port of Poriltnd eommlHlon hit Hd tha Hill ennipany right to brldgr tbt Wlllimalta balow Portland accord Ing lo tha plant mbnilttad by tha rail road company. MIm Butan B. Anthony la ttlll vary wtak. Tha Alganiraa conferanca It talking of oompromlaa. Tha govarnmant haa arldenca of ra batat glvan tha tugar trutt. No larcMior a Pramler Roorlar hn yat baan namad in Franca. Frantle atforti ara balng mada to avt Zion City from bankrapty. ' Ptaqnant robbarlaa hava eautad tbt loalng of money order oflloaa in Po land. 'Two official! of tha Standard Oil hav tailed on Praaldent Rooievelt aud team anilout about invaatlgatlon of Iroita. J. Ogrien Armour, head of tha Ar mir Picking eompany, complain! be came of aaoiat aervlce men dogging him. Tha houta commlttaa on mrohani tsarina and fltharlat bag filed March tl at tha data for connldarlnii what ac tion thai) ba taken on tba aftip inbtldy bill. . SUSAN B. ANTHONY OSAO. Qreal Champion of Famala 8urTnga Paint Away. Kouhaatar, N. v., March 13, The long and ernntful Ilia of Huian B, Anthony cloaad at 12.40 o'clock thlt morning. Tha end cauia paacalally Viet Anthony had barn uiioonacloni pra tlcally for Si bourn, and her daatb had lumn iniitiiantarily rspretad ilnca Hit day night.' Only bar aondeiful ooiiatilutlnn kept bar aliva. Dr. M. H Kickar, liar attending iihr Ician, laid Miat Anthony dird ol brarl lailure, luiluml by double pneumonia alia latd bad tarloua valvular trouble for the tail ill or aevan y art. Her langt were practically cloaad, and tba pneumonia bail yielded to Iraatmant. but tha waaknaet of ber heart prevented nar recovery. Le.t night In a delirium, MIm An 'bony ipoke of the woik In Oregon, whete the battle for woman inffraga li now (wing waged Hhorlty etfer the Mink Into a ttupor. Hutan Brownell Anthony, reformer, a lioru at Houtli Adama, Meat., Fob raary Is. lltVO, tlia daughter of Daniel and Lucy ( Head) Anthony. Her lath ar wat a cutum manufacturer, and gave bta chll Iran a llbeitl education. For mora than 40 yean the hai been helore the country ai a prominent ad vncaia of reform. Through ber Influ ence alder Retdi of employment have nen 0ened to woman. Up to tha lima of her death the never related ber fforla. Hhe baa pnhlitlied, In con Junction with Kliiabelb Cady Nunton and Matilda Joalyn Uage, "Tba ll'tto ty of Woman buffragt.'' Hha hit atao contributed to trailing magailnet and lectartd In England. SCREWS ON IN KANSAS. Interttate Comminlon Tumi Light on Standard Oil. Kantat City, March 13. Acting up- m teeolattont paaerd by b.th houft ol eongrrae, tbrta mrmbara of Iba Inter' tlala Commerce commhtloo today be an an Invaatlgalolo of tba rbargee made by Independent oil producart of Kanaaa that the railroad! ol han.M dta irrlmlnate In favor of the Htandard Oil company In tha niattnr if ralee outtide bat ttata. The memtwre ot the Interttate Com merre cotnmiaaion who will make the nvetiallon are: Fiancie M. Cock ell, Jmleon C. Clamenta and Cbarlea A. Proutv. John T. Mirth, who hat been In tha gouthweel for the pa la two weekl mak mg a preliminary Inretligatiou of the p odurrre' chargee, ail preeenl taiay at the attorney lor the commmion. Frank H. Monnatt, ei attorney ganeral it Ohio, and Clifford Thorn, ol Waan ington, la., were ptearnt at attornrya lor the Independent producert. tte ailwayt alao bad atlorneyi at tba in .eatiaatlon. Tlie agitation for tha invrtllgtlnn '.un tixlav waa atartcd niuii time ago hrn Clifford Thorn, acting on brhalf I the Kanaaa Oil Prmlorera' irtocia Ion, flleil with Jamre B.Uarllild. bib nlaaionar of ciru-iiatione at Waihing on, a aiatemrnl in which inrtanrre ot tllrgad dl.ciliiiiiiation igainat the !nd 4ndrntl in the matter of rUt a WOMEN AS SHIELDS. Cauia ot Slaughter of Whole Moro Familial by Troopi. Manila, March 13 Major General ool, who hai arriveil here, hit an- It at ha aaanniM full rMDOIl.l- i.h.i. i. il.a fluht aaainai tha Mona at n.l, kill, nrar Jolo. Ha laid that here waa no wanton dretructlon of wo In the flitllt. though many ot them ware klllrd by force of 'lecreaity, became tne aioroa naao mrra aiahlaldt. In the hand lo band fighting. Major General WV1 declared that many ol the woman wore mala ittlre lid their ae couin noi ue aiannguian d. Another confuting canra wu the i .HI. which the women inh the nrieeti having woikedill of the Moroi lo a religion! frrnry. Many ot tha Moroe feigned death and batch red the American hoaplial men who were relieving the wounded. Many Soldlen Deierled In Battle. u. n-....V,...o M.rch 13. The In- -ill -f 1 1., mllltarv. la till printing dally Hit! of the loaeei iui tained during the war, which, without . ..I n... Aatt...w nnm tntal lAl.. ncillllinu rorv ninmi, -- 000 killed, wounded nd dinappeired. . . A..Ktinu at Milk. t ne lllie covering iii" "a- a ileu are juai iirgiiuiii'B -n - remarkable feature it tha percentage ol menwhoee fate it unknown, having been abandoned on the flold of battle The itafl It recelv'ng thouaandt of In qulrletlrom ralailvat regarding the fate j' loldlen, which It It unable to aniwer. Through lha Straila. New York. March 13. The itetmer 7..i.n.lla. which nailed from Hin Iran- ciaco January 81, bound to New York, towing tba tide wheal iteamar Olympta. from Portland, Or., pneeed Sandy Point, In the Strain 01 Magellan, on ,!,,.. according to a meieago received here today from Punla Arenat. All were well on noara. win ". i - nMi...aH h New York partiet and will ba put in lervica on the At lantio coait. Preparing for Big Potlatch. v. ...r n a March IS. Eight hundred Indiana from varlom point along tha northern coaat baiwern Fort Rupert and Klngcome iniei. are ai t... kntlna tha araataat DOtlatch known on thlt coaat for a , number ol yeara. Tha Indiana propone to con tinue tha potlatch until June. waaeaaaaaaaaaaawaaw--aep i i m OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST VOTERS CANNOT CHANGE. Attorney Qanaral 8ayt Original Regla tratlon Mull 8tand. Balrm Attorney Ganeral Cra.ford U of tha opinion that there it no autho rity for lha changing of a votri't rrle tratlon after it hit once bren made. Ha bai not rendered a written opinion upon tha luhj act, but after bearing tha report that cbangaa bava been permit ted lo Linn county, be ei a mined the ilatutee governing registration and iid thai the only change provided tor by law It that which become nrceeaary when a voter change bli teildenca from one precinct to another. Mr. Crawford laid that It a voter regittert at a Socialittand then change! hit reaiitntion to that it ihowt him to be a Democrat, thlt would be in .fleet a aacond reglatratlon, and more than one registration it expretaly forbidden. If the clerk ibould make a miitake and write lha word "Hoclallit" after a mau'i name, when tha voter bad an nounced blmaelf aa a Democate, Mr. Crawford Ihinki it would be permiaea bla for the clerk to correct the error, hut where the party affiliation baa bren recorded at given by tba voter, there li no authority for a auhtequent change It baa been many time aaaerted tbat In Marlon county many Democrat are reglaterlng aa Republican! in order to tako part In tba con teat for the Repub lican primary nomination!. Impaction ol tba regiitratlon bookt thowt that title) It not trot, and that if any peraont are regiitering improperly tha iuitancee are to law and eo unimportant aa to re cipe notice. The diapmition here it for ercn to rrgltter bli party afOHationi hooeatly and fairly, If glrea at all. Farmert Tired of Waiting. Ontario Tbo farmert ot Dead Ox Flat, tired of walling for water from the varloot project! contemplated, have taken it ape to organ I ae an Irrigation diatrlct under what ll known ai the Wright law. A petition to the Connty court will be ooneidered at a epecial ration April 18. The propoeed dia'rict Include a twin t 10,000 acre ol the beet land on Dead Us Flit, in Malheur eoonlv, utt acroee the Bnaka river from Weiaer, Idaho. When thit diatrlct I. organised and the meant ot watering it have hero Inttalled, there will have been added to Malheur rounty many thoneandt of dollare nl taxable proper ty. Tha ancceaa of the entrrpriee mant much lor tha county. Wallowa Bridge by July I. Wallowa When the 0. R. A N. Co. tarted to tec tire right of way in Ihil count v for an eitenilon of their line it waa not drflnitaly known how toon the road wat lo ba In operation. In a p cent conversation with a trtttlrman who It In a poaitlon to know the activ ity of all projected railroad., it .a learna.1 that the extemion to me u. rt. A N wat expectl to reach the We! lowa bridge by July naxt. With rail road accommodation, an early, mnch of the crop raiaed In Wallow county, aa well at the aurplna itock, will be ihlpped from that poin'.. Change Wool Sale Datei. PendletonOlng to dii-atia'action ith the achedule of wool aale da'e re eently announced for Eaetern Omron. the executive committee ol the mate Wnolgeowrra' aaaociatinn haa made out a new one, at follow!: PendHon, May S2-23, May !9 SO; Heppner, May 24 2 Juna 7-8, June 21-22; Condon, Mav 31. Juna 1, Juna 27-2R; Bhanikn. June 6 , Jane 10 20 Jnlv 10 11; Baker City, Juna Zo-28, Julv 12 13; Klu n. Jnlv 13. The aale lor tne vai- Iowa count wool ha hern aet for E'gin Imteed ot the town of Wallowa aa pre vtontly arranged. Cloied Seaion To Be Enforced. Oregon City "A ttrictly cloaad era- m will be maintalneil on tne uomm bU tlver thit year." aayi Deputy Flh Warden II. A. Watwter, wno nai gone to tha Lower Columbia. The cloeed leaion began on the 15'h Inat. and con tinue for a month, and in order that I lllaaal fl.hlnu mav be prevented the anthoritiea of Oregon and Waahington will co-orient and maintain a thor ough patrol of the river. Oregon thit year hat two patrol boata and Wash ington hai one, and all three will do or vice onthe Columbia. Seailda lo Aitoria. Salem Charlet M. Cirtwrlght, Wil iam L. Dudley. Edgar J. Daly. sn- ilaaramn Reed. B. F. Alien and J Frank Wataon have filed article of incorpora tion with the aecretary ot Hate for the i (Wat Tnternrhan com Dan V. They propote to build a tteam or el -c-trie railroad from Aatorla to 8elde, ending t the Halladay or Old Saaalde property, In Clataop county. The cap IU1 llock it 300 000 divided lnt 100 ihare. Proipecla Good In Sumpter. n.k.. nn rVin.nrvatlva mining IMim v.- ' nperatort are ol the opinion that dnr- Ing the ooming anmmer greater re.uira will ba obtained from the mined or tne Sumpter diatrlct than ever hrfore. In an interview oh thit queatlon I. K Bellman, a well known operator and manager ol the Crack Oregon, at Bourne, ttated that thlt ! aiaurrd by tha tact that to nuny pmpertie have been fully developed and a'e now on th arae ol being placed among tne regular producer. FRUIT CANNERY FOR ALBANY. Gardanari and Orchardiiti of Linn County Take Stock. Albany Active work looking to the er-ctlon of a cannery and packing plant in Albany bat begun by the gardenrrt and Iruitman intereatad. The new company will bt known ai tha Fruit gron' and tiardeneri' Cooperative aaaociation, and will be owned by tbe men who tell their product! to tba com pany or by cl litem of Albany. Stock in tha new company ii telling under a restriction that no one man could te cure more than 25 per cent of tbe lock. rte.ide packing, preserving aud can ning frail and vegetable, tbe new con cern will handle all kind ot produce, acting a a kind of di.trlbuting point where all produce for the local trade can he aet-ured at a uniform price. In thit wty all itore will be able to keep op with tbe market, aod the termer will have no trouble In diipoaing ot their product. Tbe plan it to atari with a cannery, prune pickery and elder and vinegar workt. All of theee induitriee bava been needed very mocb lo Linn county, became of tba immenta amount of tmtll fruita and garden product! grown bare, and became tbe county had no mch enterprise! the development of the fruit and gardening industry baa been mocb retarded. Wool Sale at Condon. Condon An effort it being mada by tha Condon Commercial club to eetab liib at thit place wool aalaa daya. Tba aecretary of the club it in communica tion wi b tbe State and National Wool groweri' aaeociatlona, and with tba aid ot the local w iolgrowert' aaaociation, which it it expected will be oriranixed. it I thnnght date may be aecoied. Endeavor ara alao being made to e cure a reduction in freight rate on wool from Condon to Boeton, and alao on local ihipmenta ot ingar, tall etc. Cannot Uie State Money. Salem At'nrney Ueoeral Crawford holda In an opinion that Ibe State Lewi! ind Clark commieaion cannot uae the $50 000 appropriated by the late lor a memorial building, even if n individual i willing to mpp'y lb 1M),000 which tha Portland Lewi and Clark corporation rrfured to donate. Mr. Crawford y the law ia explicit in it dec aration that tbe corporation mn.t enpply tha money and the city of Portland donate the lite. Beet Acreage Largely Increased. " La Urande Managxr F 8. Bum well, ol the ruinr factory, hat been In Cove, making contract! for tha growing of autar berta for thie eeiMjn'i run. and report hiving con traced for a on' 1, 000 acrea of heetl in that b catity The lunar company expect, lo have a larg r acreaga thia year than ever helore Heretofore the 'ac'my hai never I id 3inre than 2,800, arei b t thia .eimn it counting uiMin at leesi 4 OHO acre. Big Yield in Gilliam. Condon t'r p p'oepecte f-r a laige yield are aaid to be het'er than ever he lore in Gilliam connty There I- a greater acreage of aheat than ev-r aeeHed in thia conn'y colore and inn- dition. a-e nt'uiual'y favorable at th't time Tb gronnd I. wet to a depth of more than two feet. Rai go it im proving ripidiy, owing to the e pier did growing weather of the past two weeks. PORTLAND MARKETS. Wheat Club, 67c; blneitrm, 67(1 68c; red, 65c; villey, 70c Oat No 1 white fea t, 127 50: gray, $27 per ton. Barley Feed. 2!24 per t"n; hrewlng, 24 424 60; rolled, 124.609 26.60 Buckwheat 12.25 per cental. Hay Eastern Oregon timothv tlSfl 14 per ton: valley timothy 1809 clo ver. $7.60(48; cheat, $007; grain hay, $78. s. Fruits Apple.. $102 50 per hex; cranberries. $12 60014 60 per barrel Vegetable Asparagus, lOiJtllc per pound; beans. 2Vc: rahhave, 1C per pound; cauliflower, $202.26 per crate; celery, $4 6005; sprouts, 67o per pound: rhubarb, $2.25 per box; par sley 25c; turnipi, 9Oc0$l per sack: carrots, 06075c per sack; beets, 85c $1 per sack. Onions No. 1, 70080c per lack; No. 2, nominal. Potatoee Fancy graded Burbanks, 55080c per hundred; ordinary, nom inal, sweet potatoes, 2M 02)0 per pound. Batter Fancy creamery 27 H 830c per pound. Eggs Oregon ranch, 15H016c per dosen. Poultry Average old hen 13014c per pound; mixed chickens, 12wi3c; broilers, 2022o; yonng rooster, 120 12c; old roosters. 10UO)i; o"ns-ed chicken. 14015o; turkeys, live, 160 17c; turkeys, dressed, 18020c; geese, live, Sialic: geese, dressed, 10012c; ducks, 16018c. Veal Dressed, 307c per pound. Beef Dressed bull, 2X03" per pound: cow, 30 4,c; country teen, 405o. Mutton Dre'sed, Isncy, 809 per pound, ordinary, 4 0 6c; laroha, 8 in 9Wo. Pork Dressed, 608 per pnnnd. Hops Oregon, 1905. choice, 100 10,V; prime, 809c; medium, 708n: I olds, 607o. Wool Eastern Oregon average bet, 16021a per pnnnd; valley, 24026c; mohair, choice, 25030c. LEASING GRAZING LAND. Raader'a Haa Bill to Carry Out Land Commiaiion'i Policy. Waahington, Match 13. Tbe time la not yet ripe fur the pa.aage of a bill authoriaiog the leailng of vacant pub lic grating landa, bnt eeotiment in favor of Federal control and regulation of tbe public range it growing tteadily. and eventually inch a lyitem will be inaugurated. Representative Reader of Kan, hat advanced ideal on tbie object, ii d helievi that tbe beat wa to expand lent I men t in favor of th.e leaiing ayitem it to keep the topic be fore tbe public. With tbat end In vlea be hat drawn and Introduced a general letting bill which readt aa followi: "Tbat tbe preaidrnt it hereby an thorited to let aaide by proclamation inch portion of the public land 4 ai in bii opinion ibould be created integral ing diitricti. The control and cutto of tbe lamli thut withdrawn ihall t placed in tbe handt of tbe aecretary oi Agriculture, who ia hereby autboriaec to claiaify and appraiae the graamg vedue of aucb land and to appoint io b officer ai tbe care ot each graaing, dia trlct may require. "Tbe aecretary of Agriculture it aleo authorised to charge and collect a rea aonable fee for grating permit and to make and enforce inch regulation a may bt appropriate to tbe condition of eaah ganrting diatrlct. Tbeae regola tion iball be framed and applied with ipeclal reference to bringing about tbe largest permanent occupation of the country by actual aettlera and home maker. " ill public land tbua withdrawn and controlled iball at all tlmaa be continue to inbject to entry and aettle ment under suitable regulation." STIR UP niCALS. Russian Raactionariet are Inciting to Open Outbreak. 8t. Petersburg, March 13. Some of the reactionary organ intioni are puab ing tbe agitatinn agaioit the radical elements to a dangerous point. Toda; a "League of the Russian People" held a service in tha Alexandereviky mon aaterv. to celebrate the manifesto o March 8 a. a vicory lor the old regime Later, at the Horse Itnard menage, tbt fighting society i f the eama organisa tion ba d a pnblic meeting and listened O ii.flammatury .perches by Dr. Dun brovin and Pn I eeor Nikolsky, two ex tremist leader, at which tbe orator openly summoneil their followers, the Black Hon ored, to kill tbe Jewe anr hsng Count Witte. Prince M-stcheraky, editor of th Gmnanin. who snpi-orted tha Witt, recti m. chargee the bureaucracy will having sympathy ai'h tha court clique, which is opposing the handa ot tbe cabinet, and i'b inciting class hatred and strikes, wiib the purpose of mak ing the national aet-mhly a d'lnr. . He quote Professor Nirolaky aa de rlarng tlat friend of the autocracy liiiul ' see that a nnmher of revoln tiimaiie. are elected, in order to fur nish an rxenar lor di.peiinn the na ti'Hial aeeiiil'lv with bayonet. CHANGES IN CABINET. Bonaparte May Succeed Moody aa Attorney General. W- bli gton. March 13 It i nndr-ti-d ihere re many cabinet rhang- in contemplation. Attorney Gen-ral Monty may r ti'e early in the mmmrr cVcr.tary Bonaparte, of the Navy de partment, mav have the place if b aisbee it. In tht event G. L. vn Merer, now smhaaador to Russia, wi)1 likely take the Navy portfolio. Posmatrr General Crtelynu wil' nrcred the eecretary ol the Treasury whan tbat official retiree in the tall, nnlres present plans rhange. One great prohlem in tendering thr Hnpreme conrt vacancy to Secretary o' War Taft Is who to get who csn tak the g'eat problem ol the lathmla1 canal and the Philippine? Whil Secretary Taf', although desiring ol'i mately to have a position on the 8n preme conn bench, doee not leel li k. leaving the enhinrt at this time. Wash ing'iin believes he will be the mcceisor ol Justice Brown. Women Give Their Jewell. Budapest. March 13 The Countees Deseasy and other titled women have started a movement to raise a fund for the benefit of officials who resigned or were dismissed as a result of the politi cal crisis in Hungary. They have held meeting at which they have denuded themselves of valuable jewelry, which will he sold tor the benefit of the offi cers who were left in the lurch through th nonpayment of large sumspron isrd them by rich magnate! ai indemnity for the lost of their salaries and of po lltlont. . Guard for Britiih Legation. London, March 13. The correspond ent of the Tribune at Hongkong say. thit Capta n Ward, commanding a de tachment of 40 artillerymen, will pro ceed to Pekln at he end of the month to guard the British legation. Ta ta' Wen, confMential eecetary of the viceroy ot Canton, In an in'etview aaid he did not think the anti foreigr movement In the smuh was aerions and disTld the iib-a of trouMe ' Pekin. Famine Imperil In Morocco. London, March !3 Th Dil Mall' rone iv ii d-nt t Tingler v that the la) n e o1 th wheat and htr lev harvest ia hreitem d thiyh -n Morocco. With no re.erve f"im last year, he a 'da, a teinble famine seen to be impjfuding MANY ARE KILLED Explosion in French Mine Im prisons Nearly 1,800. ONLY SIX HUNDRED ARE RESCUED Fire Follow and Cuta Off Miner from Reacua Government 8end Troopi to Halp. Pari, March 12. A mine cataatro lha of incalculable horror aod magni tude haa stricken tbe great coal center if North rn France. An explosion of Are damp at 7 o'clock Saturday morn ng carried death and deatroction hrougbout tbe network of coal mines entered at Courriares, and lira follow ed the exploaion, making reecue diffi cult, and almoat Impossible. All France baa been profoundly hocked by tbe magnitude of the dia ter, which ii aaid to be the greeted in tbe biltory of continental mining President Fallieree aant bia aecretary, tccompanied by Minirter of Public Work Gautier and Minister of tbe In terior Dublef, on a special train to the wane of tbe diaaater. The ministerial 'risis waa temporarily forgotten, aenat ort and deputie Joining in the univer sal public manifeatation of sorrow. Tbe ecene of the catastrophe i the mountainous mining region near Lens, in the department of Paa de Calais Here are huddled amsll bamlet of the nineworker who operate tbe moat pro motive coal mines 1j France. Tbe subterranean chamber form a aerlr ol unnels. Six ol tbe outlet are near Lens, and others are at Conrrieres, Verdun and other points. Tbo output ot these mine I partic ularly combustible, and ia largely need n tbe manufacture ot gal and In melt ng. About 2,000 miner woik in the roup of mine, and with their lamiHe make a population of from 6 000 to 8, HOO enula. The exploeion took plac abort ly fter 1,795 men bad drscended into the l ne Saturday morning There wa a ieafen ng explosion, wl ich waa f.i l .w--d by tbe cage and mining ap laratna eing hurled tram the mouth of the 'ourrierea mine. Men and horeee near y outeide the mine were either tunned nr killed. The roof of tbe nine office w blown If. Immediately after the ex-liinn d imea hur.t from the mon'h of tbe pit, triving hark th"e who eonght to enter, "d dooming those within. The work of attempting to reecne the i prisoned miner was ha.t'lv beKU y officials, engimrs snd miners fmm the aurrounding m nrs, who l.irm n ptrtiee and mde heroic eff its to peii. rate the smoke and foul gaa-c and ring out the imprtMined men. The familiee ot the entombed mineis -rowded about the ibilt seeking fathers ' hneandi, and threatening, in their ffort to obtain details, to force ha k tie gendarme who kept them from thr nnu'b of tbe pit. Tba populace of the listrict ie appalled by tbe disaster, bich affect every houeehol l. Those pertnn who were rescued we.e terribly burned. Tbe latest estimates place those who .ere taken out at 691 Tbe worst ears have been realised and it i now eer 'sin that those entombed, numbering 1,193, are dead. It is aleo almost cer aln that bnt few bodiea will be recov red, ae the fierce flames have entirely Mneumed those who were shut in t'ie mine. British Steamer Sink. Halifax, N. 8.. Match 12 The Brit ish ateamer Hawkim foundered off -stterle, on the Cape Breton coast, (t it not known aa yet if tbe members of tbe crew managed to escape in tbe .mail boata and are safe in some Iso lated point oi the coast. The Hawkins was commanded by Captain Fapee and carried a crew ol ab-int 25 men. She ailed from here February 15 for Port Morier, an out port ot Cape Breton, on the Nova Scotia coast, and nothing had inc been heard ol ttp vessel until the news that she had gone to the bottom. Raid Anarchist Meeting, i' Philadelphia, March 12. A squad it policemen tonight raided a meeting t 200 anarchist while Johann Most, I New York, was on the platform de livering an address. The meeting waa held in honor of tha anniversary of Most a birth, and he was reciting the Hory of hi life when the police enter- d, He deal. ted at tha command of he police, who then cleared the hall. The crowd resisted the police, and in the conlmion blow were ex' hanged.' John D.'a Great Charity. Denver, Colo., M.rrh 12. It was re ported here today that John D Rocke feller was to pnt tl 000 000 Into the 1'ivsnlle Improvement association, pro viding that the aS"ciat'on become, na imis I In copo an I tbat Jndge Lindey remains at the head of 'he oragi-iavtnn. t i a ats'emcnt given mil t -night Judge Lin'aev intimated fiat the statement is premature. CASH FOR JETTY. Provision fa Made In Amendment te) Sundry Civil Bill. Washington, March 9. The senate committee on commerce today voted unanimously to report favorably Sea ator Fulton 'a amendment to tbe tan dry civil bill, appropriating $400,000 for continuing the work on the Colom bia river jetty, witb a view to it pre servation unt'l congress shall hereafter make provision for its completion. On advice of Senator Frye, chairman of the committee, Mr. Fulton did not at tempt to amend hi amendment, aa recommended by the aecretary of war, eo a to anthorixa contract! to com tlete tbe jetty, to it full projected length, because it waa univeraally agreed tbat any cucb change wonld certainlv defiat tha entire amendment and kill the $400 000 appropriation fcbich now seems within grajp. Either than run tbia risk, Mr. Fultoa a-ked for a favorbale report merely on bia amendment a originally drawn. Tbe commerce committee, before act ing, gave a hearing to Mr. Fulton, who at aome length pointed out the nee ity for the adoption ot bia amendment, (bowing tbat, nnlea the money ia pro vided, more than a mile ol uncom pleted jetty will be entirely loet, be cause of (be certain destruction of tbe tramwsya. TJnleee hi amendment ia adopted, Mr. Fulton declared tbe tram way wonld be utterly destroyed by teredoe during tbe coming season, and, once tbe tramway i gone, tbe hall finished portion ot the jetty will be ab. eolntely loet, because it will be impos sible to build new trestle over unfin ished rock work. Thii loas, be aaid, would coat tbe government fully $500, 000, and would aet back work on the jetty not Irs than two year. He ahowed that good busioeea principle demand tbat the incomplete work be protected, and thia can only be don by tbe immediate expenditure of $400, 000, a explained by (he army engin eers. Tbe committee wa. thoroughly coa vinced of the advisability of making tht appropriation, and assured Mr. Fultoa that it wonld individually and collectively aid him in securing th adnpt.on of his amendment. While the committee ia not favorable to making appropriations for new river and harbor work at thia session, it re gards this project as an extreme emer gency. To increase the chancee cl get ting this appropriation, tbe committee anthor arda favorable rep rt ' on an original b li idertirel in term with Mr Fulton's Hmendmnt-t, and, in case -ine plan fails, the other will be prsssad. Jena'o' Piles of Wellington, wno ia a nnmher of .he commerce committee and extremely friendly to Colombia river iinnr- vement. is an entbosiaetie upporter of Mr Fulton's amendment. He, like other memhers of the commit tee, Mievee the action of the commit tee t.iy makes it sbeolu'ely certain that the senate will attach the amend ment to tbe sundry civil hill, hut real ties tbat a fixht wil! come when the hill goes hark to the house, SEA-LEVEL CANAL FEASIBLE. I Profsssor Burr Say It Can' Ba Dug in Tan Yeara. Wa-hingion, March tl Prnfesser W. A. H Burr ol New York a member of the board ol consulting engineer, ap peared hefoia the senate committee oa interoceaiiic can to disease the type nl canal to cons- mc'ed across the Is bniu of Panama He said that sinr the report w.ji prepared, hi re firctinn. convince him more than ever tbat a ea-level canal waa more feasible than a lock canal. The witness wa examined at length concerning the control ol the Chagre river, and declared tbat the tolutiua ol the problem presented was entirely feaaible. He declared be conld tee no reason why a sea-level canal should not he const meted in ten yean, aa no donhtfnl engineering leata were con templated in the maj irity plan. The committee ajonrned until 10:30 o'clock tomorrow, when it is under stood Professor Burr will attack tbe wislom ol constrm-ting a canal ol the lo k type provided tor in the minority report. Protect Pine Islanders. Washington. March 9. Sera'ot Spooner and Bacon today reported an agreement concerning an amendment to the Isle of Pines treaty, which la in tended to protect American interests. It provldee that the island shall be re garded aa a separate province within the meaning of the Cuban conttittr ton. Thia would give the island local self government and a representative in the Cuban congress when tbe popula tion of the island warrant! such repre sentation. This ia said to be aatiifae tory to the American resident. No More Naughty Poitera. Detroit. March 9. Sensational, vic ious snd suggestive billboard picture were condemned by a resolution adopt ed here today at the qnarrerly meeting of the hoard of directors of the Associ ated Bill posters & Distributers of th United states and Canada. Tbe reso lution Instructs member! ot the asso ciation to refuse, after tbe expiration of the year's contract on Anguat 1, mutt, to po't such pltonree and title ae may be decUied ohjectionabl. Two-Cent Fare for Virginia, Richmond, Vs., March 9. Th Chnrcbman bill fixing railway patsen g -r rate at 2 cents per mile for 600 snd 1.000 mile tickets paved tbe bouse today It has previously passed th enate and now goes to tbe governor.