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Jell-Known Morseinaa
3 Is Shot.
Jjatally Wounded While
g 'Driving Through Streets
I New York City.
ijMpr. Tftui Patterson, Formerly an
""-"Mm Actress, Is Accused of the
Krt Murder.
L J&LEW' YORK, June 4. Frank Young-,
Hwiw known on the turf as Caesar
Young, bookmaker, horse owner
yfy and stockholder In Pacific coast
jStmcks, was shot and killed In a hansom
cab today while on Ills way to the
VVhite Star line pier to Join I1I3 wife,
with whom he was to have sailed fori
Europe. Mrs. Young was waiting- at
yfi jfhe pier when news of her husband's
death reached her. At first the death
j, was reported as a suicide, but various
aiclrcumstances caused the police later
jto change their views.
'Jwith Young in the cab when a po
H Jllcemnn was called was Mrs. Nan Pat
.5 Iterson, formerly an actress whose stage
tw name was "Nan Randolph,' who Is
?aid to be a member of the original
JJj rFIorodora sextette. She told the po-
1 illceman that Young had shot himself
(Rafter announcing to her that he was
2 about to go to Europe, to be gone prob
ably for several months.
I The policeman told the Coroner, how
ever, that the revolver was in the man's
Spocket and that he did not believe
&oung could have put it there after
ighooUng himself. -Young died . about
yTjve minutes after the policeman first
j;aw him. The woman was taken to
the police station, where she collapsed.
IS Remarkable Sceno at Station.
J There was a remarkable scene in the
E' lion when Young's partner, a man
tned Millin. called. He said Young
ver carried a revolver and that he
I not believe the death was due to a
iMnflicted wound. Millin said that
lung, who came here from England
1 to fifteen years ago, a poor man,
a worth more than half a million dol
s. shortly after Millin made this statc
mt Mrs. Patterson was brought In to
taken to the Coroner's otllce. Millin
Kgvas leaning against the rail when he
'C aw her Ho started at her with a
ij jrush. She shrank buck against a dc
ff itective Millin again rushed at her, but
pi jvtwo or three detectives grabbed him
I ijand held him until the woman was out
$ iof alght. Millin shouted a threat as she
Hleft the station house.
j 'X The woman was taken to Coroner
it 'Brown's private office and closeted with
rhim. While there Millin appeared. He
1 ijtvled to break into the room and get at
-1 -.the woman again, but was prevented.
I :He called the woman names and shout
I ;! he would kill her If he had a weapon.
j i "Woman Makes Statement.
i.i if Mrs. Patterson made a statement to
Ithe Coroner. She was a niece of the
cashier of a leading New York bank.
GoniInulng, Mrs. Patterson said she
Jheard a muffled report directly Young
5 'Had told her he was going to leave her.
H ;Sbe said she did not see any pistol.
1 ;She said she believed ho shot himself
m with the pistol In his coat pocket. It
9 developed In Mrs. Patterson's state
9 5h,ent to the Coroner that on her way
a' jj-awn'town Young stopped at a hat
'.tfTc and bought a new hat.
rT-hs ball in which Mrs. Patterson was
inhcln was at first fixed at $1000. she be
itt JngSheld as a witness, but thfa was la-
f.ter Increased to $500 by the Coroner on
the request of the police officials,
ifii -i Late in the day the Coroner com-
2 mlttcd Mrs. Patterson to the Tombs
I .ylthout ball. There Is no formal ac
tf icuaatlon made against her, however,.
fa jbut the Coroner decided It was better
S uiot to commit her as a witness.
j Millin, the partner of Young, ln
IJ Velsted upon being connected with the
pase, and was held In $1000 ball as a
gfc jgvltnesE, which he furnished at once.
f . Was With Florodora Company.
U r rs Peterson is said to have come
I Jom Washington. When she left the
i P'lorodora company to go to Washing
ton stories were printed about her hav
i ;ing made a fortune In Wall street and
5 .to the effect that Bhe would aid her
a itttber and return to her family. Lesu
5 than a month ago a New York paper
-Printed a page review of Young's ca
ll ,reer under the title "The Luck of Cac
1 Bar Young."
3 ,1 Mrs. Young left the pier when told
I Of her husband's death and was taken
1 ilo a friend's home. -She was com
fil;Plctcly prostrated.
I coat and shirt worn by Y'oung
gf -have been examined in the Coroner's
W pfllce 'Iljcre waa no trace of powder
marks and no bullet hole in the coat
ij pocket In which the pistol was found.
Postal Changes.
rtlBfemm,tt(?e of the National League of
"'WASHINGTON. D. C, June 1. John
ff,Hfyrum has been appointed posfmas-Afml1-
Mount Idaho, Idaho county, Ida.,
lZJfca Matthew S. Truscott, dead.
&W'Ehe postofllec at Terrace, Box Elder
Pounty, Utah, has been ordered dlacon
Qwlnued. 1?
Mother Seeks Sob
Heir to Millions
Curious Romance of tho Life of the
Beautiful and Notorious
Bonnie Le Mar.
Special to Tho Tribune.
BUTTE, Mont., June Bonne-vi
eve Le Mar, b,ettcr
known as "Bonnie," one of
the most notorious yet beautiful
women of the mining camps of the
West, is on a journey to Colorado,
where she proposes to search every city,
village and hamlet in that State for her
11-year-old son, Francis Lo Mar, wljo,
she declares, has fallen heir to the
estate and wealth of the Dunsmore
family of Brockmore, England, worth
several million dollars.
The missing boy was kidnaped from
his mother seven years ago while Roy
Dunsmore, son of the noble English
family, was waging a bitter war In the
divorce courts of Colorado ngnlnsA; the
woman. In tho early '90s Roy Duns
more, on a trip through the West in
search of health, met the beautiful
Bonevieve Le Mar, and after a brief
courtship married her. When the
aristocratic parents of Dunsmore heard
of his union to the girl they promptly
disowned the son and his wife.
In 1SD3 the Lo Mar woman bore a son
and the couple appeared to be happy.
Trouble broke out later between Duns
more and his wife, apparently over the
strained relations existing between the
son and his parents, finally culminating
in a suit In the courts of Colorado for a
divorce. While the suit was on Francis
Le Mar, the son, was kidnaped from
his mother.
The Colorado courts finally decided
against Bonnie Le Mar and the child
was placed In a humane home, which
institution later permitted its adoption
by some family whose name the au
thorities refused to divulge. Since that
I line the records of the home have been
lost and the identity of the boy de
stroyed. Roy Dunsmore died a few years ago
and his last request to his father was
that the latter provide for the lost boy.
1 Two months ago the parents of Dunn
more passed away at Brockmore, leav
ing the grandson one of the heirs.
The Le Mar woman has been living
at Dillon, a small camp forty miles
south of Butte, where she received
! word of the death of the Dunsmoros.
She was in Butte today en route to
Colorado to prosecute the search for
her son. Despite the life led by the
woman she Is still beautiful.
Series of Fights
Near him Tien
Three Squadrons of B-ussian Cavalry
Pursued and Beaten by
the Japs.
TOKIO, June A. The comnwinder
of the Japanese forces south
of the Yalu river telegraphed
from Seoul today news of a
series of fights north of Pu Lan
Tien, about forty miles north
of Port Adams, Liao Tung peninsula,
Monday, received from Japanese cav
alry scouting in the vicinity of Chu
Chla Tung. j
It was learned that Cossacks had been
located at Telissu and the Japanese
thereupon dispatched Infantry and cav
alry, which defeated and pursued them.
The Russian force consisted of three
At Chang Chla Tun this force was
Joined by two additional squadrons and
the Japanese again attacked and de
feated the Russians.
Five companies of infantry and a
battery of horse artillery Joined the
Russians at Lung Wang Mlao, where
the Japanese attacked for the third
time and the Russian cavalry contin
ued in contact Monday night.
Boy Stabbed by
His Ifounf Friend
Son of Representative McForland
Seriously Cuts Son of Former Com
missioner Hammon,
Special to The Tribune.
0GD1SN, Juno -i. A serious stabbing
occurred in the villago of West We
ber, about ten miles west of this
city, this morning. Daniel Mclir-
JIUUl, son OI OIULU ivujJiuacui.kLi.jvv; jviiiinu
McFarland, stabbed Amassa Hammon,
hoii of ox-County Commissioner Levi
Hammon,. with a bljj pockot-knlfo. about
ono Inch below the naval.
Tho wounded boy was brought to this
city and taken to the homo of Charles A.
Nelson, where his lnjurlo.s wcro dressed
by Dr. Skcon. Tho hid la badly hurt, and
It Is not known as yot whether he will live'
or die. The big blade of the lchlf& was
driven Into the abdomen nearly two
inches, laceratlntr tho Intestines.
Jt seems that Hammon was at the barn
currying his horscR, when McFarland.
drew his knife and jokingly remarked
about its kceu ciIko. Ho said ho could
shavo Hammon. The latter did not take
kindly to the proposition and pushed Mc
Farland away, when tho latter Jabbod tho
blado of tho knife Into Hainmon's abdo
men. Tho boys aro good friends, and Mc
Farland la grltif-Hlrlckcn ovr tho affair,
and cannot explain why ho did It.
Russian Attack Is Feared.
SEOUL, June 4, The Commissioner
of Customs of Gensan. Korea, wires
that a RutKlan attack on that place- Is
deemed Imminent, He Is making prep
arations, to send the women and children
to a. mountain monastery, twenty mllee
William Nicols, Fort
Douglas, Hurt.
Injured in Collision on Mis
souri Pacific Near Mas
tin, Kansas.
Eighteen Other Porsons Moro or
Less Hurt in Disaster One
Man Killed.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.. June 4. By the
head-on collision of two Missouri
Pacific passenger trains near
Mostln, twenty-two miles south of
Kansas City, one person was killed and
nineteen injured, most of the latter pas
sengers. The trains were No. 1, the
Colorado flyer, westbound, and No. C6,
a Holsirfgton, Kan., accommodation
train, castbound.
August Bloom, Clear. Lake, S.' D.,
stealing a ride on the blind baggage.
A. C. Slocum, engineer of flyer, Kan
sas City, leg broken.
E. W. Whaley, fireman on flyer, Kan
sas City; head cut; badly bruised.
E. W. Ford, porter; head bruised.
C. Conklin, Kansas City: fireman on
train 3C; knee mashed.
Mrs. John G. Robinson, 1917 St. 'Paul
avenue, Baltimore; leg wrenched.
John Furnas, conductor train S6;
badly bruised.
D. A. Elwell, Osawatomle, Kan., en
gineer train SG; condition serious; prob
ably Injured internally.
M. J. Blasburg, Kansas City; head
cut; badly bruised.
- W. J..Korne, Osawatomle,-Kan-hcad-severely
L. J. Slick, Kansas City; leg sprained.
Henry Casselbuna, New York city;
nose broken.
Dala Lucas, mall clerk on flyer; body
Frank Lunk, Kansas City; shoulder
Irene Palmer, Los Angeles, Cal.; head
cut; body bruised.
Louise Palmer, Kansas City; head
W. J. McAulilTe, Pueblo, Colo.; head
bruised; knee hurt.
William Nichols, Fort Douglas, Utah;
right side hurl.
Mrs. Mary Kltlcr, Portland, Or.; knee
bruised. v
Miss Postcn, Boston; left knee
Both Trains Were Late.
Both trains were behind their sched
ule and were trying to make up time.
No. 36 had orders to take a siding at
Mastln, but had not reached that sta
tion, and was met on a culvert a mile
beyond Mastln by the flyer. Both en
gines were demolished. The day coach
on the accommodation was telescoped,
as wus the mail car on the flyer. All
the cars of both trains were thrown
from the track and the track and road
bed completely wrecked. None of the
passengers Injured were mortally hurt.
Forgot His Orders.
Engineer C. A. Slocum of the flyer
admitted today that he was respon
sible for the wreck. He admitted that
he had forgotten his orders to meet
the accommodation at Mastln. The ac
commodation was late and the flyer
went past.
Inside the passenger cars there was
a Hcene of confusion. Travelers had
been thrown from one end to another
and some lay unconscious and bleeding
on the floor.
Brought Pullman Conductor to Time.
Dr. Work of Pueblo, who was on tho
train going home, took chargo of them.
He ordered the sleeping car prepared
for the injured. The Pullman conduc
tor refused. The doctor said: "You
must mako these beds." Tho conductor
finally consented to the use of the
sleeper. Dr. Work took the sheets and
pillow cases and tore them up for ban
dages. Wrecking crows did not reach the
scene with physicians until five hours
after tho wreck occurred. Several of
tho injui'ed were brought to Kansas
City, but a majority of those on tho
flyer continued on their trip west.
LOS ANGELES, June 4. The
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
today elected R. Bottrell of Ottawa,
Canada, first grand assistant engineer
after several ballots. J. C. Currle of
Cleveland, O., was re-elected second
grand assistant engineer by acclama
tion. D. Everett, third1 grand assistant
engineer, holdw over for another term.
For the office of grand guide two can
didates were balloted for, resulting in
the selection of F. H. Tucker of Brook
lyn, N. Y over Benjamin Evans, tho
present Incumbent- George R. Dorrlty
of Cleveland was re-elected grand chap
lain. The next convention will be held at
Memphis, Tenn. The contest narrowed
down to Cleveland and Memphis, tho
latter finally winning the contest. The
convention is expected to finish lta
labors Tuesday and take final adjourn
ment on that day-
r '
Wind and Hail
Play Havoc
Storm Sweeps Portion of Oaklahoma,
Causing Death of Ono Person,
Injuring Many Others.
Reports coming in from over Ok
lahoma and Indian Territory In
dicate that a great amount of
damage has resulted from wind, hail
and rainstorms during the past two
days. In Comanche county a severe
wind caused much loss.
At Walter, Mrs. Thomas Payne was
killed and a number injured Including
Mrs. J. W. Gill, Miss Bessie Merritt,
Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Brown and daugh
ter, Mrs. C. A. Mann and two children,
and the family of H. C. Morgan.' Prop
erty loss In tho town and county will
roach $150,000.
Other Inlund towns aro reported to
have suffered heavily and hundreds of
acres of growing crops destroyed.
Wires are down in southwestern Ok
lahoma and no trains are running.
An area several miles wide and ex
tending from Frederick, in the south
western part of Comanche county, to
tho Indian Territory line, was devas
tated. In this belt It Is estimated that
fully 200 houses were wrecked and 'the
crops almost totally ruined. A terrific
rainstorm prevailed first, five Inches of
water falling, washing out crops and
ruining many farms. This was followed
by an unusually heavy hailstorm, hail
stones as big as a man's hand beating
down everything green and breaking
thousands of window panes.
Peculiar climatic conditions followed.
The atmosphere became stilling and
then there was a deluge of rain again,
accompanied by a gale which developed
rapidly into a tornado. The tornado
appeared to jump from place to place,
leaving intervening spots untouched.
Wherever It struck it wrecked build
ings and wiped out farms.
In and around (Walter fully twenty
houses were demolished or badly dam
aged. Ten miles southwest of Lawton
fifteen houses were completely wrecked
and several farms with their complete
crops of cotton and corn, and with all
tho farm property, were completely
wiped out.
The Allenvlew school was destroyed,
and at Geronlmo tho postofflce, tele
phone office and freight house were
blown away.
A rural mail carrier who arrived here
late today reports that the storm.passcd
.through Hulen and completely' de
molished thdt town. As far as Is known
there was no loss of life at Hulen.
Efforts Made to
Release Moyer
"Western Federation of Miners Ap
points Committee to See Colorado
Senators on Subject.
DENVER, Colo., June A. At' today's ''
session of the Western Federation
of Miners, Albert Ryan of Ari
zona and M. R. Dempsey and H.
M. Swan, both of Montana, were ap
pointed a committee to meet with Sen
ators Teller and Patterson and urge
them to secure, If possible, the release
of President Moyer from the military
prison at Tellurlde. This action was
taken at the request of Mr. Moyer, who,
In a letter enclosed a clipping from a
local paper containing the correspond
ence of Senator Patterson and Secretary
of State John Hay on the Imprisonment
of T. J. Lee, an engineer, imprisoned
at Zacatecas, Mexico. In the opinion
of the convention the cases were simi
lar. Tho committee will probably call
on the Senators Monday.
The by-laws of the organization were
amended today whereby membership
cards from the United Mine Workers
of America as well as those from the
American Federation of Labor will be
accepted by the Western Federation of
The executive committee was In
structed to take up the work of re
organizing at Cripple Creek and es
pecially at Idaho Springs.
Ex-Convict Killed
in Butte Saloon
Ed Sargent Slain "by Frank Ironsido
in tho Latter's Besort in
Copper City.
Special to The Tribune.
BUTTE, MonL, June 4. Ed Sar
gent, a burglar recently dis
charged from the penitentiary,
was shot; &nd instantly killed by
Frank Ironside, a saloon man, early
this morning, while the former, It Is al
leged, was attempting to hold up Iron
side. According to tho saloon man's
version of tho tragedy it appears that
Sargent, who had been drinking with six
friends at Ironside's resort, attempted
to have Borne sport by a llttlo gun play,
taking Ironside's revolver from under
tho bar and compelling tho bartender
to raise and lowor his hands several
times. With a curse Ironsido was then
ordered to treat tho gang. While in the
act of serving the drinks Ironnide
grabbed another revolver and fired at
Sargent, striking him In the left ear
and killing him in his tracks. Tho
police doubt IronBide'o story and he is
undor -arrest.
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X FJEORIA, 111., June 4. Ten men were killed, six injured, 30,000 barrels of whisky de- X
1 Y stroyed and 3200 cattle burned lo death in an explosion at the plant of the Corning Distillery X B
T company this afternoon, shortly after 4 o'clock. The immense warehouse in which the ex- 'X
T plosion occurred was completely destroyed and three other buildings were gutted by the flames.
The property loss aggregates 1,000,000 so fnr. It is thought that the death list will be increased.
X The Corning Distillery plant is the second largest in the world.
X Detailed Story of Disaster.
J An explosion which occurred in.
"f the eleven-story warehouse of the
Corning Distillery company this
afternoon completely wrecked the
-f building. The ruins immediately
took fire and communicated to three
-4- adjoining buildings, which were
X burned to the ground. Ten men
were seriously injured. At 7 o'clock
X tonight the fire had spread to tho
stock yards district, where a dozen
T large cattle barns filled with cattle
for market were burned.
X Fred K. Knoll.
Louis Behrcnd.
Joe Zimmerman.
John Hobeckor.
y Louis Sax.
T William FInlcy, Jr.
T E. Brown. v. .
4- M. Crowl.
John Leppln.
f William Field.
X Injured:
t Adam Werner.
! Edward Werner. i
4- Elmer Hogan.
4- J. B. Marshall.
4- Jamey M. Miller.
Allle Feinberg.
Cattle Burned to Death,
f The warehouse, containing in tho
4! neighborhood of 30,000 barrels of
4- whisky, was instantly a seething
-f cauldron, and it was known that
t no one inside the big structure could
4 M M H M M M M M i M t H I t 4-
Kansas Streams Also
Out of Banks.
Higher Than at Any Previous
Time in Past Twenty
Railway Service Is Still Demoralized
and Traffic of All Kinds More
or Less Impeded.
KANSAS CITY, June (, Further
rains havo fallen In pcmthern
Kansas within the past twelve
hours, and the Hood conditions
In the valley of tho Neosho and
Cottonwood rivers continue to grow
worse. Theso streams are higher
than at any provlous time in
twenty years, not excepting the rise a
year ngo, and they aro still rising.
The Kaw, which caused the real darn
age from Kansas City west to Manhat
tan in the Mood of 1303, continues to
come up slowly at Topeka, Lawrence
and Kansas City, but as yet no alarm Is
felt over the result of the flood along
this stream.
Missouri Is Rising-.
Although tho Missouri river at Kan
sas City is high and rising slowly. It is
believed It will be able to carry off the
great amount of water coming this way
from the west through the Kaw.
Oklahoma and the Indian Territory
streams are also high and In somo in
stances have already overflowed their
banks, lnundatlnr valuable farm lands
and doing more or less damage In tho
Vicinity of Lawton, Oklahoma City,
Guthrie and Shawnee, Oklahoma, and
around Muskogee, Ardmorc and Sapul
pa, I. T.
In southwestern Missouri the MaraJa
des Cygne3 haa done some damayo to
tracks at Rich Hall and other points.
Railway Service Demoralized
Railway service throughout the
Southwest is still demoralized and a
dozen or more trains are stalled In Kan
sas. Hundreds of thousands of dollars
worth of bridges havo been destroyed
and growing cropB have been greatly
As far as known but two persons, a
woman and a child, names unknown,
who were drowned at Florence, have
been lost.
The greatest damage wrought Is In
the great oil fields of southern Kansas,
around Chanute, and at Iola, Florence,
Emporia, Fort Scott and further west
along tho Arkansas at Wichita and
other points.
At Chanute th-Neosho 4b jps -."wide .
live a moment. The warehouse, in
crushing the smaller structure near
by, set that on fire, and tho whisky
from the bursting barrels flooded
everything In that section. Largo
streams ran toward the river, andi In
a short time there was a foot of
whisky In the cattle pens east of
the warehouse.
It was burning furiously and' tho
cries of the 3200 steers, chained fast,
were pitiable to hear. Their distress
lasted but a few moments, however,
for they were soon dead, either
roasted or suffocated by the fumes.
They were the property of Dodd &
Kiefer of Chicago.
Food for the Flames.
The two fermenting houses were
speedily food for tho flames. They
were of large dimensions and both
of them were practically destroyed.
The flames threatened the mill and
elevator just across the track, where
the costly machinery Is Installed.
However, the firemen made a win
ning fight here. A high wind nvas
blowing the flames In tho direction
of the Monarch distillery- For a
time It was feared that the fire
would sweep along the entire river
bank. However, the work of tho
firemen began to tell, and at 7
o'clock the fire seemed under con
trol. Workman Fatally Injured.
Elmer Hogaiv was at work in tho
warehouse when the collapse came.
He was washed' out through a break
in tho building hy the big stream of
whisky and carried toward tho river
a distance of nearly seventy-five
imii'im f-H-H-H-H iiiiMH
PARIS, June 4. A dispatch from
St. Petersburg1 to the Havas agency
says an unconfirmed rumor is circulating-
there that Gn. Kuroki has
been captured by th Russians.
ST. PETERSBURG, Juno 4. Nothing-
is known in Government circles
here tonight regarding- the rumored
capture of Gen. Kurokl. The authori
ties have received no news from tho
front since the announcement this
afternoon of tho fight at Saimatzo.
pointed out that news of such,
great importance would not be held
back a moment if it had been received.
and the water Is higher than since 1SS5.
Dikes built in that vicinity were all
washed out by the fiood of a few weeks
ago, and as a result practically all of
the oil country Is under from two to
fifteen feet of water. Scores of oil lakes
filled with oil and many derricks and
rigs havo been swept away. Railroad
traffic on all lines in that section havo
been abandoned.
At Iola tho Neosho is five miles wide
and a foot higher than it was last year,
All the bottom lands have been flooded
and the Iosb in cattle drowned and
farm property damaged will exceed
that of 1903. The river is still rising
today and the worst Is doubtless yet to
Passenger Trains Tied Up.
A passenger train Js tied up at Clem
ents and the passengcra wero compelled
to remain In the cars all night. Food
was taken to them in boats.
The lower part of Emporia is deep un
der water and the river thero is still
rising. . A party headed by Sheriff New
lands liaa rescued many persons.
Tho conditions at Fort Scott remain
unchanged, Belltown being shut off
from the main part of tho city and the
fiood extending as far west as Iola.
No further rains have fallen in Kan
sas during tho past eighteen hours. A
rapid Improvement in the fiood situation
Is expected. An enormous amount of
damage has been done. Crops have
been badly Injured, thousands of heads
of live slock drowned and buildings
, damaged. Thrco llvos wero lost as
nearly as can bo ascertained.
Union Miners Deported.
TRINIDAD, Colo.. Juno -j. Seven
union miners charged with being im
plicated in a plot against non-union
men at Starkville, have been deported
to New Mexico by the military authori
ties and ordered not to return to Colo
rado. All the other military prisoners,
jlght ha number, have, been released.
feet before being lodged- against a jj".
fence, from which he managed to T IH
escape before the fire overtook him.
He was so badly Injured that he 4-
cannot recover. IH
Fred Knoll and William Finley, f
who had charge of the men em- T
ployed in this department, had just i
left the building when, the explosion 4-
,and collapse came. . Knoll was 4-
crushed to the earth, and almost in- 4
btantly the place where he had gone
down was enveloped in flames.
Gaugers All Escaped. 4-
It is believed! that the Government X
men have escaped. The gaugers. 4
fifteen of whom were worked at tho
warehouse, had completed their
work and gone about 2 o'clock in T
the afternoon. There were three i
Government storekeepers in the -P IH
building, but it is, reported all of 4- IH
them got out safe. They were Abe 4. IH
Feinberg, Henry Wagner and J. M. 4-
Buildings Destroyed. X-
Warehouse B, where the explosion f
that, did the damage occurred, was 4. IH
an eleven-story frame structure IH
covered with corrugated Iron. It jH
was more than 100x200 feet in dl-
mensions. Warehouse A, and the t
cistern roof was r a three-story. T
brick building 100x200 feet. It con- 4. IH
tained in the neighborhood of -4-
52,000 gallons of spirits. ; In the two
fermenting rooms, which were IH
100x150 feet, were eighteen tubs. T
with a capacity of 1000 bushels of 4.
mash each. They wcro all filled and 4-
contained about 5000 gallons of
spirits each. All this was burnecf ' f
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What fill Resolutions I
Contain? I
Important Questions Which
Now Agitate Democracy -of
State Convention Will Convena at H
Weis'er Monday, and a Lively
Time Is Looked For. H
Special to Tho Tribune. jH
WEISER. Ida., June 4. There Is
already a gala appearance at IH
Weiscr In anticipation of the H
Democratic State convention IH
here Monday. A large steamer contain- IH
ing the words. "Welcome to Idaho's jH
Democrats," stretches across the main jH
street, and there are many decorations 1 H
on business houses. United States Sena- H
tor Fred T. Dubois and his private H
secretary, C. E. Arncy. arrived this IH
evening and were met at the depot by J
Mayor Von Sicklen and committee, who H
extended a cordial welcome to Idaho's H
senior Senator. He was escorted to his IH
rooms at the Vendome. ' fl
Interest In the convention centers in
first, the personnel of the delegation; . H
second, will It instruct, and for whom? Il
third, who will be national committee- .jH
man, and fourth, what will the resolu- ill
Hons contain on the Mormon question? ijH
The concensus of opinion is that no ll
objection of any moment will appear to ll
the Ada county resolutions on the Mor- H
mon question. Theue are presumed lH
to voice Dubois's Hentlments, and it is H
paid the Mormon delegates will indorse
them. Fearing opposition on their part jB
would cause much stronger declara- H
tlons. There Is a large element of rndl- H
cals who favor disfranchisement reso- H
There will be a lively contest for dele- H
gates, and Senator Dubois Ih sure to H
head the delegation. It looks like Halt- H
feld for national committeeman, and JH
this may be left to the delegation to St. H
Louis to select. jH
Hon. John B. Goodc of Kootenai is IB
mentioned prominently for temporary H
and Hon. Charles H. Jackson of Ada,for IB
permanent chairman. H
Approved by Secretary Hitchcorft. IH
Special to Tho Tribune jH
WASHINGTON, D. C, June i. Sec- tH
rotary Hitchcock today approved the jH
working plans prepared by the Indian IH
buroau for the new laundry and holler jH
house at Fort Hall Indian school, Idaho. IH
A brick structure will be erected and jH
advertisements for proposals bo loaucd H
in a days. jH

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