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Capture Three
Batieries. ,
Won Secure Mow
)ns Close to inner
Notified If Warships In
Are Sunk City Will Bo
lied With Lyddite.
jMNGTON, Aug. 15 The State
has received advices from
iiWthe effect that It is reported
3"mSa general naval battle at
Rur was begun at dawn to-
.fBAug 15, A dispatch to the
rjKclger confirms the reports
.SKp , fighting has occurred at
Kur during the past few days.
'Eese captured three Rueslan
Knd secured positions close to
'fortifications. Both sides lost
f TKhe Japanese have commenced
flment from Lang mountain
Ejor and Inner defenses,
rwiccupy New Positions.
'(jMnlc h arrived at Chefoo today,
Jt" Port Arthur August 12,
liporta that the Japanese oc
jiposltlons on that day. The
jaJPort Arthur was heavy but
and indicated that the as
ffBejbelng continued. The Rus
jjjKrt Arthur are reported to
4ftrse Lyddite Shells.
'Ewho came on the Junks de
taKthe commander of the Japa
lilHbeforc Port Arthur Informed
'An commander of the place
'gsBwarrhlps which returned to
JiKrifter the sortie of August 10
-jfMby the Russian?, the Japa
diMA: shell the town with lyd-
sijTHcavy on Both Sides.
fjflwfr wno has arrived at Chefoo
j-pliYang declares that the eas
.'jKthe recent fighting in that
IIWle ecn enorn10U9 on hoth
jEpt of the official dispatch In
burg announcing the repulse
iQifcck on Port Arthur August
-Ofclthe hopes that the fortress.
ajJWimpregnable. Gen. Stoessel'a
!) dispelled the ugly rumors
I&the Russian capital this
VEat the stronghold had fallen.
cident in a Snowshed
ds Several People.
"Wash., Aug. 15. Early
mlng the crown sheet of
Ine coming down a steep
.eaVen worth on the- Great
v out In a long snowshed
in and wrecked the ma
hundred feet of the shed
track was burned. O. F.
an, making his first trip,
raided. Engineer J. C. Dn
nvorlh way badly burned,
ver. Conductor Charley
;his city was- burned about
hands. 3. C. Stern, asma
ng his way, was- badly
ie face, neck and hands,
id the flru spread in the
it the freight train was
y heroic endeavor. In the
and two cubs had estab
e. The cube were burned
the mother lingered around
day, frightening several'
ngcrs on the overland eo
icy fainted.
HDER at sedlitz.
jjsr facials Deny the Story of
f: leaale Killing in Biot.
jSj BRSEURG, Aug, IG.-An In-;-ot
the reports published by
morning paper to the effect
ty persons were l:llled July
?pus riot at Ostrowltz, Gov
h$ C'Sbuom. and that a. riot In
tw i Jews were mounded
Sii.30 at potevch, Goverri
h K!Utz' belted a statement
i PfWrtment of Police of the
the Interior t6duy to the ef
ts J800 WQy klled and
M -ei,n a Jewlt?h rlt at
rSr that a fcw persons were
7d i WuOV,nco of Sedlitz. The
Hj flSodlltz arose from a Jewess
W' in converted to orthodoxv.
irft' "
13lr3torcd to Public Dmain-
.iA! "temporarily withdrawn
' -Mfnw lhe I,rPOSed Blue
KhtT'?; 0reSon. and
It lmd been similarly
Eofe01'0"'1 Wallowa
Male Militia Called
to Prevent Lynching
National Guard of Georgia Sent
to Aid Sheriff in Preserving
ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. i5. Will Cato,
arrested as a principal In the murder of
the Hodges family at Slatesboro, has
confessed to tile existence of an or
ganized negro band whose object Is the
killing and robbing of white people.
The military was ordered on duty at
the jail at midnight, a crowd of men
having threatened to lynch Cato and a
man named Reed, held for the murders.
Gov. Terrell received today a tele
gram from the Mayor of Statcsboro,
Ga., that It was expected that a lynch
ing would follow the trial of Cato and
that he would want at least a thousand
militia men there this evening. Gov.
Terrell at once ordered out the Savan
nah militia.
Sixty men from the first regiment
Georgia State troops left Savannah to
day for Statesboro, where the alleged
murdorers of the Hodges family are on
trial. A dispatch from Statesboro says
the court opened at 11 o'clock. Rev.
IT. A. Hodges of Texas, brother of
Henry Hodges, who with his family
was killed, opened the court with
prayer and besought the people to be
quiet and permit the trial to proceed.
Seven Prisoners in Portland, Oregon,
Jail Escape.
PORTLAND, Or., Aug. 15. Seven
prisoners confined In the main cell of
the county jail, mostly on sentences for
petty larceny, made their escape some
time last night by cutting their way
through a brick wall to the staircase
leading from the jail, which Is In the
basement of the county courthouse, to
the Sheriff's- office on the first fioor, and
thence through a window Into the street.
All available policemen and deputy
sheriffs were summoned and are search
ing for the men.
According to the county officials, the
more desperate criminals who are con
lined in the steel cell did not escape.
The break was not discovered until the
night Jailer made his rounds shortly
after midnight. It is not known ex
actly -when they escaped, but when the
rounds were made between 10 and 11
o'clock, it Is said, the men were safe
in the cell.
There have been rumors of several at
tempts at Jail break during the past
few weeks, and of the alleged finding
of steel saws. The first report was that
the steel cell containing several profes
sional criminals and a murderer had
been sawed through and It created Intense-excitement
until the facts were
Young "Woman Swallows Pin "When
Fit Seizes Her.
NEW YORK, Aug. 15. A sudden fit
of sneezing has caused the death of
Rose Rlgglo, a candy-maker. The girl
was dressing at her home on Roosevelt
street, and, after the custom of her
sex, had several pins in her mouth.
Suddenly she was seized -with an Irre
sistible desire to sneeze. With the
drawing of her breath -the largest of
the pins, a brass one with a black head,
slipped down her throat, lodging In the
trachea. An Incision was made 'In the
girl's throat and the windpipe was
opened by the doctors, but In same man
ner the pin slipped from Its position and
could not be removed. A second opera- ,
tlon followed and the same thing hap
pened again, the pin dropping still far
ther down, this time Into the left lung.
Oedema of the lung set In and the girl
died In less) than three days.
His Victim Takes a Hand, Highway
man Attempts Suicide.
VANCOUVER, B. C. Aug. 15. H. A.
JawarU attempted to hold up W. W.
Brehant, a locnl contractor, last night.
Jaward had two revolvers and was go
ing through his victim's pockets when
Brehant turned on him. Jaward fired,
the bullet ploughing a furrow along
Brehant's left tcmnle. Another shot
went wide. Other persons hurried to
the scene and Jaward, fearful of cap
ture, attempted to cut his own throat.
He was prevented and sent to Jail. Bre
hant's wound Is not mortal.
"Well-Known Rancher Struck by
Lightning Near Inkom, Idaho.
POCATELLO, Ida., Aug 15. Joo
Neesor, a well-known rancher living on
the Marsh creek near Inkom, fourteen
miles east of here, wu's Instantly killed
by a bolt of lightning at about 2 o'clock
yesterday afternoon, while going out to
the hay stacks. Mr. Neesor Is about 40
years of uge and secured his ranch by
a succssful relay rncu at the opening
of the Fort Hall reservation, June 17,
Acknowledge Sovereignty TT. s!
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. A mall re
port received at the Navy department
today from Comancler Underwood, the
American naval Governor at Tutulla,
announces that the native chiefs of the
Island of Manua have acknowledged
the sovereignty of the United States
over that Island. This they did in the
form of a deed, which Is enclosed with
Commander Underwood's reports.
lianled Down From Four
Vessels Now at Tsing Tau
in Hands f German
. Officials.
It Is Not at All Likely That They
Will Leave Harbor Again
in This War.
TSING TAU, Aug. 15. The Russian
battleship Czarevitch and three torpedo
boat destroyfcrs are now In the hands
of the local German Government for
repairs, but It is impossible that these
vessels will again fight In this war.
German Officer Visits Ships.
Capt. Truppel, chief of the military
and civil administration of the protec
torate of Klau Chou, after having com
pleted provisions for the neutrality of
the crews of the Russian warships dur
ing their stay here, proceeded to go on
board the Czarevitch. The crew of the
battleship were alarmed at the advent
of Capt. Truppel's party and seized
their weapons
Russian Flag Lowered.
They were quickly quieted, however,
and the commander of the Czarevitch"
was Informed that it was necessary
that the Russian ilag be hauled down
and remain doun pending the comple
tion of the repairs. The Czarevitch's
rng was then lowered amid impressive
formalities, after which Capt. Truppel
visited each of the three destroyers,
whose flags were also lowered.
Will Have to Dismantle.
It Is thought here thut if the Rus
sians persist in repairing their ships,
they will eventually have to dismantle
them because of the vastly superior
Japanese force which Is waiting for
them outside the harbor. According to
the regulations which govern situations
such as the one existing here, the de
stroyers will not be permitted to leave
In a body, but must go out at Intervals
of six hours.
Have Reached Vladivostok.
It is believed here that the Russian
cruisers Pallada and Diana have
reached Vladivostok.
It is reported bore from Port Dalny
that the capture In the port qf Chefoo
of the Russian torpedo boat destroyer
Ryeshltelnl the Japanese lost one petty
officer killed, four men seriously
wounded and nine men slightly wounded.
Number of Russians Prom Cruiser
Rurik Picked Up by Japanese.
TOKIO, Aug. 15. Vlce-Admlral
Kamlmura rescued six hundred men of
the Russian cruiser Rurik. sunk by his
squadron off Tsu Island yesterday.
Loses His Life While Fishing in
Stream Near Hailey.
Special to The Tribune.
HAILEY, Ida.. Aug. 15. Yesterday
evening about C o'clock, Montey East
wood, the fifteen-year-old son of Wil
liam Eastwood, a prosperous Rock
Creek rancher, was drowned In Malad
river, near Its junction with Rock
creek. Young Eastwood, In company
with another boy. had been fishing In
the river on horseback, when he struck
a deep hole, fell off the horse and was
drowned. The other boy managed to
get out safely. The body was recovered
at 3 o'clock this morning. The scene of
the accident Is about fifteen miles south
of Hailey.
Four Thousand Acres in Northern
Idaho lor Irrigation Purposes.
Special to The Tribune.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16. On account
of the -Milk river Irrigation project, In
Montana, the acting Commissioner of
the General Land office today decided
to temporarily withdraw some -1000 acres
of land In northern Idaho. The lands
thus withdrawn -from entry are thus
described; South half of section 3, all of
jectlons 4 and C. northern half and
southeast quarter of section G, north
east quarter of section 7, northern half
of section 8, and all of sections 9 and
10, In townships 33 north, range 13 east.
Idaho Postmaster Named.
Special to The Tribune.
WASHINGTON, D. C Aug. 15. Mrs.
Mary E. Sweeny has been appointed
postmaster at Morrow, Nez Perces
county, Ida., vice Charles R. Davles,
Homo From Alaska.
transport Buford arrived In port today
from Alaska, having on board company
I of the Thirteenth Infantry, which has
been otationed In Alaska.
Aged Menus Civil
War Meeljo Idosi
Thirty-Eighth Encampment of tho
' Grand Army Assembles at
the Hub.
JiOSTON, Mass., Aug. 15. For the
thirty-eighth time since the Civil war
the surviving veterans who fought In
the Union army assembled today In
annual encampment.
The encampment of the veterans as
well as of the subsidiary organizations,
including the National Women's Relief
Corps, the National Daughters of Vet
erans, the National Sons of Veterans
and other organizations was formally
opened today. The American Hag was
setui everywhere, and red, white and
blue bunting was shown from the
fronts of business houses, hotels, thea
ters, newspaper ofilces and residences
from one end of thf titv to tc nthnr.
There were fifteen events scheduled for
today, principal of which was the pa
rade of tho Union ex-prisoners of war,
Massachusetts naval brigade, Jackles
and murines from the warships In Bos
ton harbor and others. Of this parade
the men of the G. A. R. were specta
tors. Their own big parade will 'come
on Tuesday with business sessions la
ter In the week.
Oommander-in-Chlef John C. Black
of the Grand Army, today nssumed ac
tive command of the great encamp
ment. A conservative estimate of tho
people In this city on, account of the
encampmept placed the number at 100,
000, with the likelihood of another hun
dred thousand for the G. A. R. parade
Today's parade moved at 12 o'clock
The chief marshal was Capt. Don Reld,
U. S. N.
At the Statehouse, where the decora
tions are of particular appropriateness
and beauty, tho column was reviewed
by Gov. John L. Bates, with members
of his staff. At city hall Mayor Pat
rick A. Collins nnrl fho Plfv r'r.nnoll
viewed the sailors and the veterans
while the procession passed In review
before Chief Marshal Reid at Beacon
and Charles streets.
One of the striking features of the
day was a reception which Gov. Bates
held In honor of a party of distin
guished Southerners, all ex-Confederate
officers, who are attending the en
campment. Capt Edward S. Gay of
Atlanta, Ga., responded for tho Con
federates expressing the deep gratifi
cation that exists through the South
with tho friendly act of a Northern
Grand Army post (Edward Kinsley No.
13 of Boston) In Inviting himself and
comrades to come and break bread with
them during the encampment.
The annual convention of the National
Army .Nurses' association with the
president, Mrs. Addle Ballou of San
Francisco, In the the chnlr, was held In
Tremont Temple toray. The convention
adopted as Its olllclal emblem a budge
designed by Mrs. Ballou, a medallion
representing a nurse caring for a
wounded soldier with the words "Civil
War" above and below. President Bal
lou's annual address was a plea for an
ofiiclal and fraternal recognition of the
association by the G. A. R.
Body of Woman Dressed in Man's Ap
parel Found in Wreck.
HENDERSON, Ky., Aug. 15. The
finding of the body of a woman In male
attire in the river under the debris fol
lowing the Spottsvllle bridge disaster,"
led to the report that Carl Llshen, the
fireman, and one of the victims, was a
woman who posed as a man. Later It
was 'learned that Lisbon's body was
still under the wreckage, and the wo
man's remains were partially Identified
by two men, from which It was con
cluded that she was the companion of
an Itinerant umbrella mender. Neither
his nor her name has been ascertained
thus far.
W. W. Cobb of Sebree states that she
was a bridge diver and palmist, and
that he saw her perform In Cook's park
at Evansvllle recently.
Charles Ryan of this city says that
he could not recall her name, but that
he went to school with her for nine
years at Cloverport and that she wore
male attire even as a young girl.
Dr. James H. Letcher, surgeon for
the L.. H. & St. L. railway, authorized
the statement that the body was that
of a female. As there were no marks
on her body except old scars, It Is be
lieved that she died from drowning.
She was a well developed woman, prob
ably 35 years of age, about five feet five
Inches in height, weighing about 145
pounds. Her outer clothing consisted
of a pair of painters' overalls. Her
shoes bore the marlcs of an Evansvllle
(lnd.) firm.
On the body of the umbrella mender
was found a bunch of hair a foot and a
half long, conforming In color and na
ture to that of the woman.
The remains of Eugene Walter Reldor
'were found In the proximity, of 'those
of the woman, which led to the rumor
that she was Carl LIsher, the fireman.
Woman Charges Husband With Ar
son and Attempted Murder. 1
Spoclal to Tho Tribune.
HAILEY, Ida., Aug. 15 The dwelling
of Julius Samuelson of Hailey was
burned to the ground last night. Sam
uelson has been arrested, his wife
charging him with stabbing her and
then setting the house on fire. The
house was a mere shuck and not worth
more than $200.
WILKESBARRE. Pa., Aug. 35. A mob
of 500 pcoplo hua besieged Father Wal
ton of tho Polish Catholic church at
Plains, near here. After tho police had
been defied and repulsed, Sheriff Jacobs
was called upon for aid. The Sheriff's
deputies and an ausinuntcd police forcu
llnallv dispersed tho mob and arrested
six of the leaders,
in t oh :
Outlaws Try to Run the
Sew Towa,
Citizens Finally Arrange ts
Hold a Lynching
Officers Spirit Away Prisoners to
Reno, and Men Are Saved
From Mob.
RENO, Nov., Aug. 15. Bert Richard
eon and E. F. Lewis were made victims
of five highwaymen at Sparks last
night. The men were held up separate
ly. Each time the robbers relieved their
victims of their valuables) and then
beat them. Richardson was so badly
beaten that he was unconscious for
three hours and when found was nearly
Later Lewis succeeded In Identifying
two of his assailants as a man called
"Tex " and another man named Oscar
Bridges. By this time the people of
Sparks were thoroughly aroused and
were organizing a party to lynch the
men, when the officers spirited them
away to the county Jail at Reno.
There, has been a reign of crime In
the new town for the past few weeks
and "Tex" and his companions are
blamed for the deeds.
ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 15. The news
papers today devote slight editorial spaco
to the naval engagement off Round Island
August 10, and generally expresa the bo
llef that tho remainder of the Port Ar
thur squadron has broken through tho
Japaneso fleet.
ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. lC.-Today's
Issue of the Novoe Vromya comments
ironically upon a telegram from Washing
ton, saying tho United States Is unable
to do more than lend moral support In
preserving tho neutrality of China.
BERLIN. Aug. 15. Tho hauling down of
tho flags of the Russian veasols nt Tsing
Tau took placo In accordance with In
structions from the German Foreign of
fice, which, having ascertained that tho
damages sustained by tho warships wero
too serious for repairs to be made within
a reasonable time, gave orders for thorn
to disarm and bo dotalncd during the rest
of the war.
LONDON. Aug. 15. The White Star lino
steamer Celtic, which sails from Liverpool
lor New York Friday, will take among
her passengers tho Archbishop of Canter
bury, Dr. Davidson, Mrs. Davidson and
"Lady Yarmouth.
ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 15. Gen.
Glazoff has been appointed Minister of
Public Instruction.
MANILA. Aug. 15. Gov. Wright has Is
sued an executlvo order directing the con
centration of the Inhabitants or tho Ba
nos, Cathalogan and Gundara river dls
1 tricts of the Island .of Samara, ordering
the Island authorities to quell tho disturb
ances there.
DURBAN. Natal. Aug. 15. The coasting
steamer Penguin has been wreckod and
twentv-llve perHons who wore aboard of
here wore drowned. The boatswain Is the
only survivor.
LONDON. Aug. 15. Tbo Admiralty for
mallv denied this afternoon tho report
from Kingston, Jamaica, Saturday, that a
partv from the British cruiser Tribune re
cently landed at Avcs, or Bird Island (127
miles west of the Island of Dominica,
West Indies), and annexed It as a British
ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. 15. An offi
cial bulletin from tho Petorhof palace
says that the Empress and tho heir to the
throno aro progressing favorably. Tho
Czarevitch has been gazetted as tho ata
man (or chlaf) of all the Cossack forces.
ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. 15. Thcro la
considerable nctMty aboard tho ships of
tho Baltic tlcct. A large amount of sail
ors' baggage Is being taken to the new
battleship Orel Ordors have boon Issued
that all torpedo boats and destroyers of
tho second division shall bo coaled to full
PEKING. Aug. 15. The Russian Minis
ter has sent to tho Chlnoso Government a
strong note, cbarglng It with complicity In
tho Ryeshltelnl affair, charging the Chi
nese commodore with cowardlco or trea
son, and demanding a full explanation,
tho restoration of the destroyer and se
vere punishment of tho commodore.
LONDON, Aug. 15. Tho Manila railway
report announces that In order to finance
extensions the company has entered Into
a provisional agreement with Spoyer Bros,
of Now York to take up S2.OXI.0C0 In two
and a half year notes and 5000 deferred
shares carrying especial voting powers.
ST. PETERSBBURG. Aug.- 15. Russia's
protest against tho violation of Chlneso
ncutrnlltv by Japan In connection with
tho Ryeshltelnl Incident at Chefoo la
not expected by the Foreign office to
evoke an Immediate response from tho
powers. International nctlon, therefore,
is not regarded as likely nt present.
TANGIER. Morocco. Aug 15. Tho Brit
ish cruiser Minerva arrived today in con
nection with tho caae of Ilamcd Jnlya,
tho British subject arrested by order of
tho Sultan,
LONDON, Aug. ID. After au admittedly
barren session, murked by no less than
Haven fruitless attempts on tho part of the
opposition to turn the Government on
votes of censure, Parliament was pro
rogued today, no more than twenty-flvo
members being present, including ono
mumbor of the Cablnot.
LONDON, Aug. 15. After the Cablnot
Council closed today the emphatic state
ment was made that Great Britain feola
It absolutely essential to her own Interests
and thoso of the entire world that the
neutrality of China shall bo observed by
tho two bolllBorents. Great Britain will
mako earnest efforts to secure tblj result..
Ikk Democrats ' '
Meet in Ceeveeiion
Moderate Wing' of Party on Question
of Anti-Mormon Resolutions
Are in Control.
LEWISTON, Ida., Aug. 15. Richard II.
man of tho Domocratlc State convention
today. The regular committees were ap
pointed and tho convention adjourned
until 3 o'clock this afternoon.
The platform commltteo Is now In ses
sion, with W. H. Sasfiady as chairman.
Ills election as chairman Is regarded as a
victory for the modorate wing of tho
party on tho question of tho anti-Mormon
resolution demanded by Senator DubolH.
Tho Mormon light will bo tho principal
feature 'of tho convention. It is now
the apparent tendency to recede from the
action of the Welscr convention, In which
the Mormons were denounced and a dc
taken from polygamlsts and Mormons.
ExrSenator Henry Heltfold of Lowiston
is almost certain to be nominated for
Governor and H. G. Redwlno of Salmon
City will probably bo nominated for Congress.
Fight Between State Guard and Regu
lars in Encampment.
CAJ.rP ATASCADERO, Cal., Aug. 15.
Regimental drills were held today by
each regiment, tho most Interesting of
which was that of the provisional regi
ment. The reserves and, supports were
In evidence, reinforcing the firing line
successively. The whole affair was that
of a defense under attack, the enemy
being imaginary. The militia looked on
with much Interest and afterward held
a drill of the same kind.
There were several small fires on the
grounds this morning. The fire call
was sounded throughout the camp and
the fires were speedily extinguished.
A fight between a number of militia
men of the Seventh regiment and negro
troopers of the Ninth cavalry occurred
last night and was carried on through
the medium of clubbed revolvers. Sev
eral men of both regiments were un
able to attend drill today.
Arguments Heard by Court in Motion
to Dismiss Charges.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15. Argu
ments on a motion of the attorneys of
Frederick A. Hyde and Henry P. Di
mond, charged with defrauding the
United States Government In connec
tion with land transactions, to dismiss
the charges were mnle- this morning
before United States District Judge Do
Haven. The proposal to remove the
accused to Washington was eombatted
on the ground that no conspiracy had
been proven and that practically all of
the alleged offenses were committed in
California and Oregon.
Labor Leader Sent to Jail.
WELLINGTON, Kan., Aug. 15.
Thomas Wilson, who Is In charge of
the 9trlke of the International Associa
tion of Machinists on the Atchison, To
pokea &. Santa Fe railway, has been
arrested here on a State warrant charg
ing him with disturbing the peace and
placed in Jail. The warrant was sworn
out by Thomas Reil, a non-union ma
chinist, Avho charges that Wilson aa-'
saulted him without provocation. Wil
son was released on bond.
NEW YORK, Aug. 15. Antonio Man
nlno, tho 9-ycar-old son of a Brooklyn
contractor, who was kidnaped a week
ago, Is still In tho hands of tho alleged
blackmailing gang of Italians.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 The Navy
department has been advised of tho sail
ing of tho cruiser Denver from Culebra
for Gonalvos, Haiti, where the American
Minister. Mr. Powell, has reported dis
turbed conditions.
NEW YORK, Aug. 15. The' Standard
Oil company, has declared a dividend of
?6 a share. This Is the third dividend
this year, and Is tho same dividend de
clared for the corresponding time last
year. Tho three dividends of this year
aggregate 23 per cent.
NEW YORK, Aug. 15. Tho Parrott Sll
vr & Copper company has dcclaVed a
dividend of 50 cents a snare, payable Sep
tember 2.
NEW YORK, Aug. 15. Today began
tho third and possibly dcclslvo week In
tho controversy which threatens to put
a stop to building operations In this city
for months to come. It Is dcolared by
the leadors of both sides that everything
points to a lhtht to a finish.
NEW YORK, Aug. 15. Brooding- over
undeserved disgrace due to charges of
treacherv during the South African war,
James Curran, a silversmith and a vet
eran of the South African war, formerly
with tho Boor army, has committed sul
cldo In his Brooklyn lodflngs. Curran
was a native of Ireland.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13. Rear-Admiral
Jewell, commanding tho American
squadron, today cabled to tho Navy de
partment announcing tho departuro of
his, command, comprising the Olympla,
Baltimore' and Cleveland from Smyrna
for Gibraltar.
NEW YORK, Auc. 15. The suspension
of the firm of Halohe Brothers was an
nounced today on tho stock exchange.
The firm, consisting of Henry G., Hugo
I., and Julius H. Halohe, was organized
February 1, 1001.
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 15. A check for JcOO,
000 was 'today forwarded to the United
States troaHury by tho Louisiana Pur
chase Exposition company ns tho third
of tho stipulated half-million dollar bi
monthly payments on the loan of ?4,e00,
CO0 advanced to tho World's fair by tho
CHEFOO, Auir. 13. Tho advont of an
heir to tho throne of Russia ha bocn Mle-i
bratod by Chicago Russians. Special
nervlces wero held at tho Holy Trinity
Russian Orthodox church.
Will Take a land in I
Campaign. I
Visits Republican Headquar
tars in Chicago and Con
eludes Arrangements.
He Will Open tho Kansas State
Campaign at Marion on Rl
September 11. ll
CHICAGO, Aug. 15. That Senator
Fairbanks, Republican Vlce-Preslden- Sl
tial candidate, will partlclpa.te almost ll
continuously In the' campaign and tour
the country in behalf of the ticket, was
made known today as the result of a H
visit made by him to--Republican head
quarters In this city. '
Consults With Loaders.
The Senator reached the city on an
early train from Indianapolis and left
at 9 o'clock on his returnl and .was in
consultation during the greater part of
the time between his arrival and de
parture with Republican leader?, includ
Ing Chairman New, Secretary Dover,
Congressman Tawney, Hon. C. G.
Dawes, Hon. R. E. Snyder and; Hon.
D. W. Mulvane.
When Tour Begins.
These gentlemen all are concerned
with the details of the campaign and '
the tlmo v.aa spent In trying; to reach
an agreement as to when arid where
Senator Falrbanks's tour should begin lM
and how Its course ehould be arranged
as- besrt to conserve his time and ener-
Opens Kansas State Campaign.
He has entered Into an engagement
to open ihe Kansas State campaign at -
Marlon In that State on September 1,
and there are calls for him for darller lM
dates In Vermont. He also today indl
cated his positive acceptance of ah in-
vltatjon to speak at Saratoga on ,Sep- M
tember 14, on tho occasion of the cele- 'M
bratlon of the fiftieth anniversary of
the organization of the Republican H
party in that State at that resort point. iH
Will Visit Far West jH
Later he will visit the fur West and
other sections In which the National
committee may wish to have him speak, il
but the details cannot be decided until jH
Chairman Cortelyou's wishes are known.
Shaw to Speak in Montana. jH
Mr. Tawney, in charge of the speak- iH
crs' bureau, announced today that Sec- Pl
retary Shaw would enter the campaign
next week, beginning in Montana. He il
will proceed thence to the Pacific coast '
and return through Colorado and Kan
sas. The selection, of the point in Mon
tana for the initial speech will be left
to former Senator Carter.
Bishop Cranston to Stop on His Way
PORTLAND, Or., Aug. 15. Bishop 'JM
Earl Cranston, one of the M. E. mis-
&Ionary bishops in this country who, !H
at the last general conference In Los !
Angelc-s, was assigned to Washington, 'M
D. C, will leave Portland this evening jH
to attend the Utah mission. Later he
will go East. Bishop Cranston's depar
ture Is deeply regretted, so many friends
hay he In this city among people of all
denominations. Bishop David Hastings iH
MOore. the new resident M. E. bishop of .H
Portland, who is to take the place of
Bishop Earl Cranston, arrived today iM
from Cincinnati. '1
Heavy Forest Fire. H
TACOMA, Wash., Aug. 15 Reports 'H
were received by the Weyerhaus?er t
Timber company in Tacoma today of
a heavy forest fire near Index, on the
line of the Great Northern, In Snoho-
mlsh county. A man was sunt from Il
Tacoma to look after the Interests of 3
the company. oi'u&a lH
Injured in Elevator Accident.
NEW YORK, Aug. 15. One man was (!H
killed, another so badly hurt that ho SH
will die, and sixteen others received iiH
painful Injuries In an elevator accident 'il
In the ten-story building at No. 270 jl
Mercer street today. The elevator op
erator and the superintendent of the
building were arrested.
t On the Pacific Slops.
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash., Aug. 15. lH
During a dense fog, which set In shortly El
after nightfall last night, a collision oo- FH
curred at the entninco of Port Townsend fcl
bay. tho results of which cannot b nscer- IH
talned until ono of the vessels ha.s been UH
dry docked. Tho vessels involved wero tl
ihe Oriental liner Tremont and tho steam- rH
er Ramona.
SAN FRANCISCoTAug. 15 -Althour:h t IH
tho report of tho destruction of the "ylndl-
vostok squadron 13 confirmed, the Pacific II
Mall company has made no cnungc In tl
tholr decision rewarding car'0 for Japan
and Manchuria. Thoy stato thai they v.ih iH
continue to rofuso consignments of freight
for these destinations, KH

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