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NEWS OF THE WORLD
SHORT TELEOGAPH ITEMS FROM
ALL PARTS Of IHE GLOBL
A Review of Happenings in Both
Eastern and Western Hemispheres
During the Past Week-National,
Historical, Political and Personal
Klag Edward has completed the
cure and is back in London.
The August stat-mnct of the IAon
don board of trade shows an increase
of $1U,1a00.CU in iunports and $17,o74,
Ov( in exports.
A fight fuor an eight-hour day which
will aflect more than 200,000 workers
In the various metal industries is to
be launched on Chicago next May.
Vice President Fairbanks is at Con
cord, N. II.. where he delivere-d an ad
dress at the New Hlampshire state fair
The David Bradley Manufacturing
company of Kankakee, Ill., has gone
into voluntary liquidation. Assets,
$1,962,hS3; liabilities, $790,331. The
object of the liquidation is to roorgan
Ize the business.
Seven earthquake shocks were felt
recently at Talca, Chile, 140 miles
southwest of Santiago.
Rain in the northern counties of
Kansas has Improved the condition of
corn and this fall will show the biggest
crop ever raised.
The courtmartial which tried Zo
nalde Konoplianikovo, the girl mem
ber of the lying group of terrorists
who assassinated General Ain, August
26, has sentenced her to be hanged.
She smiled on hearing the sentence.
During a sudden and severe storm
which swept over St. Louis Saturday
afternoon, Ed naoggin, a caddy, was
struck by lightning and k,.ed.
Owing to the attitude taken by the
officlals of the Republli Iron and Steel
mills at East Chicago toward the or
ganization of the engineers. 12 engin
eers have walked out.
Francis Xavier Wernz, a German,
has been elected general of the society
by the congregation of the Society of
Jesus, in succession to the late Father
Martin, who wted last May.
Charles E. Wilson, aged 43 years,
formerly first assistant freight agent
of the Wisconsin Central company,
committed suicide at Milwaukee by
shooting. His friends ascribe ill
health as the cause.
Fire recently destroyed a number of
stores at Trail, B. C. Loss, $10.000;
Congressman William Sulzer of the
Tenth New York district will probably
be nominated for governor by the
democratic convention which meets at
Buffalo September 25.
BURNED TO DEATH IN A JAIL.
Madly Wrenching Window Bars, Ne
Screaming and madly dashing at
the iron window bars of the city jail
at Mineola, Texas, which was afire,
while outside a crowd of 400 men and
boys tried In vain to break down the
doors and rescue him, a negro named
Silas Johnson. aged 45, was cremated
Sunday. Johnson was arrested on a
drunkenness charge, and he attempted
to burn his way out, the fire getting
beyond his control unnoticed by the
officers. The prison door was locked,
and the turnkey could not be found
until too late to free the doomed man.
Heavy battering rams were secured,
but the Iron doors withstood the
shock. Axes and sledges had no ef
fect on either the rock walls or win
dow bars, and the crowd was forced
to stand Idly by and watch the victim
burn to death and listen to his heart
rending cries. At one time he shout
ed, "God have mercy! White folks.
save me if you can!"
Again the crowd redoubled its ef
forts to free the prisoner, and again
STOLE OVER $100,000.
Bogus Russian Army Officers Turn
Vladlvostock.--ly means of a bold
artlfice a party of revolutionists ob
tained possession of $107.000 which
had been sent here for the Thirteenth
Three men attired as officers and
two soldiers in uniform of that regi
ment, appeared at the bank where the
money was on deposit and withdrew
the entire amount.
The men disappeared immediately
and later it was learned they were
Beat Record Nine Days.
R. H. Little and C. D. Hagerty, who.
In company with three expert chauf
feurs. left New York, August 16, In an
automobile, seeking to reduce the
transcontinental tourist car record of
33 days, arrived in San Francisco Sun
day night. The trip occupied 24 days,
eight hours and 45 minutes, including
all stops, thus lowering the record by
nearly nine days.
Large Sugar Beet Company.
The formal organization of the
Michigan Sugar company, which will
take over six sugar beet fact rice, has
been completed at Saginaw, Mich,
The capitalization is $12.5,0.00, $5,.
000,000 of which is preferred stock
and $7,5000,00 common.
A good turn influences every man
to think of his consequence.
N' --In " a a dou:le I- ar at Goild
fi ,ld. The Chlcago actreoss, l[an,'1
Sary., who came all the 'Aay to Ne
a: to marry him after the fight,
g;". a Bat 'he (o'd shake and flew when
h lo.t, it sp <' of the fact that itr
brought hume the big end of the
1 'ir e.
Kid Scalr has agreed to accept t,.e
lallenge b) Km iHarrlscn, and tlh
meeting is tentatively arranged to
take place in Palouse. October C.
Disk Ityland and Eddie tHanlon have
`iguned to meet for 20 rounds In Frisco
September 2k. This will be the first
fight of importance there since the
The impression ahich r,:rcvail"el at
Goldfie!'! af'er the Gans-N' lon con
itst that the films for the moving pic
:ur, s were exh::ust rd before the endi
of the ba'tle, and teat the-re was no
photographic record of the .lnsing in
t-idents of the grat struggle is de
.lared to be incorrect.
The National Athletic clubi of San
,ti-go offe-rd $2C.000 for a match be
. xeo,"n Cans andt Britt. Messages were
sient to both offering the match.
The Stanord and Berkeley Schools
of California are to play Entlish Rug
by games rof football t,..s year.
In a hard fought contest over a
windward and lIe:warl couree, the u(Gr
nan yacht Wannssee won the fourth
of the series for the Roosevelt cup at
Senlor track and field champion
ships of the Amateur Athletic union of
he IUnlted States at New York made
no records nor equaled former ones.
At this time ,i.e studentq, alumni
sidl other frlien'ds of the University of
drlaho are especially interested in the
-oming footha.. campaign, and a sl e
ial effort will lbe made to turn out a
,inning team. Coatc J. A. ,,rifin
has again :en selected to head the
'oaching team. This will make his
tourth year at the university. His
"oahing has bhen a success from the
oeginning, and it goes without saying
hat he has a "lifetime job at Inaho."
Ten cowboys and Indians, riding 40
torses, will be the exciting feature of
he relay race at the Spokane Inter
ttate fair this year.
Fully 3000 witnessed the champion
hip in the tristate tennis tournament
it Cincinnati Saturday. The cham
ieons, Miss May Sutton and Beals C.
WVright, successfully defended their ti
There Is a strong probability that
he Seattle team will not finish the
teason in the Pacific Coast league.
Itan Patch defended his right to tl,.
Itle of "king of pacers" at St. Phil
;aturday afternoon, breaking the pre
lone world's record held by him. The
-, . w~. nnr'a In 1: 55 fnt.
STANDING OF CLUBS.
Pacific Coast League.
Portland ....--------------------- .675
San Francisco ............---------------- .579
l.os Angeles ..................------------------ .500
Seattle ...---------------------- .456
Oakland ...................--------------------- .425
F"resno ------- -.-------------- -350
Chicago ..............---------------------- .758
New York ............-------------------- .646
Pittsburg .............---------------------.. -631
Philadelphia ..........------------------ .453
Brooklyn ..............--------------------- 405
St. .ouis .............---------------------. .360
iBoston ...........---------------------..-- .323
New York ------..--------------................. .613
Chicago ......................---------------------- 60
Cleveland ......................--------------------- 561
Philadelphia ----------------................-- .548
St. louls ......................-------516
Detroit -----...................------------------.. .455
Washington .................. .395
Boston ...................-----------------------... 315
Spokane City League.
Northern Pacific .............------------ .833
S. A.A.C. ......................-------------------- ,.5
Warwicks --------------------. .58
Rapp & Lloyd ..................----------------- 470
I)odd Clothiers ---..-----------.............-- .441
Powell-Sanders .--------------- .291
Jones & l)illingham..........------------ .26
Sail It Around America.
Christiania.-The newspaper Kysten
states that United States Senator
Knute Nelson of Minnesota has pro
posed that the United States govern
ment purchase the Gjoa, which recent
ly completed a voyage through the
Northwest passage, In order that she
may be the first vessel to go through
he Pana:.a canal and thus be the only
ship that has sailed around America.
Electric Storm Kills Five.
San ,ulis Potosi, Mexico. --- While
asleep three children named Meliton
were killed by the collapse of the
walls of the Meliton home and their
mother was seriously injured. Two
laborers were struck by lightning and
Persians Tired of Delay.
The bazars at Teheran. Persia. are
again closed, and people are once
more flocking to the British legation
in protest against the delay in signing
tee re i-cd i r(ianllt prop,.i.- t tl':
*lerrry relat's.' to the projc toeI hi.
To Increase the Famine.
Organized hands of revolutionists in
the agricultural provinces throughout
Russia are destroying the grain crop.
The purpose of the vandalistic under
taking is to Increase the famine con
ditions now prevailing.
The tea gardens of northern India
extend over 500.o00 acres, and they
produce 190.000.000 pounds of tea per
annum, at a profit of about $10 an
HARVARii LOST RACE
CMMi iAE WCNI BY iWO LLINGHS
IN A HARD CONITSL
Americans Finished Strong, While
Britishers Were Ail In-Cambridge
Got Better Itart-Harvard Had Fin.
est Crea Physically Ever Seen in
Englanc, but Lacked Training.
'n'n , E ,g , -Sat urday s boat
sate I , ,ti liIr r'i a rl Camrbridge
uilt-rc t.- n, w\,lh h \waa won by the
Engirnl.arit- LI t ,u lengthsi , was prob
ably th.-- *ao.t ::lrprla;g: ever ro ,ed
)o1 the Tiil.t3.;es, not so imich because
of the re.,lit, but the way in which it
was row' d.
Camnbrlig, as l haed hbn feared by
H aarvard arid l,,cd fir by English
it , gO t at, ay thet hbty r, securing a
' ad hiich they incri :asied to three
len( gthis ,s-forit Illll lll'tar lers ith bridge.
Both crews, as ti-hey went under the
bridge. wir rowing steadily at 28
strokes to the ni nrite, neither appar
-ritly exerting itself. Evidently Har
vard c€orrnmenllcIted to uise more power
ldi althotglh ('arMiridge already had
ilhe race won and had the advantage
of water (conditions, the Englishmen
were compeltlled to increase their
at roke to 32 and finished a tired out
crew. Donaldson was ready to col
lapse and IBrookes in the how was
nearly as: bad. The remainder of the
crew paddled the boat to the landing
Harvard men, on the other hand,
were apparen ly quite fresh and took
their boat across the river at a brisk
rate. English sports say there is but
one explanation of the result-that of
superiority of oarsmanship and the
Englishmen's stroke. Harvard was
one of the finest crews physically ever
seen on the river, but was unable to
overcome that training which English
oarsmon receive from childhood. The
Cambridge crew, too, had in Stuart
one of the best strokes England has
ever produced. It has also had the ad
vantage of choice of side, hut those
who know the river best say this was
little in their favor with the tide and
wind as they were.
Comment on Race.
Strolke Stewart of the Cambridge
'Filley and his crew rowed a mag
t.ikcent ratc We are glad we won.
blit sorry to defeat such good fellows."
Captain Filley of the Harvard boat
laconically declared that his men had
been beaten fairly and srquarely. Coach
Wray was gloomy and had nothing to
say except that he had no excuse to
offer. Coach Mattlebury of Cam
"The Ilarvard men made up the beyt
crew ever sent out from the United
States. With another year and a little
more English style the Harvard men
will be dangerous rivals. I hope the
Americans will favor its with another
The crews dined together at Princes
Cochrane, 14Si.. aow._...Tappan, l1,
I-nhiam. 161 ___No. 2....... Fish, 167
;ohtldsmith, i,5.No. 3 ..__ Morgan. 172
DIonaldson, 190 No. 4 ..... Flint, 170
.lohnstone. 175__No. 5 Richardson. 1S0
R. V. Powell. 174 No. 6 ....Bacon. 155
E. W. Powell, 160No. 7..Newhall, a1,O
Stuara 155..... Stroke..... illey, 167
Hunt, 113 -... Coxswain ..Blagden,102
Trades and labor congress of Can
ada, Victoria, B. C., September 10.
Walla Walla county republican con
vention, Walla Walla, Wash., Sep
Montana state republican conven
tion, Helena. Mont.. September 15.
Royal Arch Masons. grand chapter,
lelena. Mont., September 18.
Washington State Grocers' asso
ciation. Spokane, September 26-27.
Washington S)n(od of Presbyterian
church Walla W\alla. October 4.
Reunion of Irnited Confederate Vet
erans, Townsend, Mont.. October 11.
Ortgon Irrigation association, Hood
River. October 11-13.
Idaho Itanklrs' convention. Coeur
!'A lene. () ctober 12-13
Oregon Stat' Teachers' associaton.
Salem. November 26-2S.
Wasllington State Funeral Direct.
.rs' convent ion. Walla Walla. Septem
Washintgton--- Spol,ane Interstate.
rptemtb,'r '4 to October C: state fair,
North Yalkin:a, September 17-22; Whit
mn:n collllty. ('o:lax. October 1-6;
Snobhoish, E\verctt. August 27-Sep
ember 1: Walla Walla, October 1-6:
Pityallnp. October 2-6; Wilbur, Octo
her 16-19: Sunnyside, September 11
Montarna- -Stat, f..ir. Helena. Octo
ber 1 6; Cascade county. Great Falls.
September 25-2P: 'Madison county,
I'win Brilges. September "2(-22; Teton
county. h('etean. Septetimber Is-21.
Oregon- State fair. Salem, Septem
her 10t 15; itaker City. September 1S
22: Hlood River. Octobter 11-13
Idaho--Intermountain. Bo!se, Octo
her 15-20: .cLwiston-Clarkston, Lewis
ton. October 8-15.
Woman Dies in Auto Wreck.
San lose. Cal. Sept. 10.-As a re
suilt of the overturn:ng of an atrtomo
Sille while roundilng a sharp curve
near Milpitas. nine miles north of this
city. Mrs. Camille B. Milner of Oak
land is dead and Miss Marian Van
horn of B'erkeley, a studlnt at the col
lege. is ill a serious condition.
RE[tLLANS AUillN CARRY
THE STATE OF MAINE
The republicans of the state of Maine
iast M. oday elected a governor and all
f.ur crLgr,'-men and secured control
(. ttnt r:ex: legislature, but they sun
tained heavy louses in pluralities from
tie ihead of the ticket down.
(c;orngreý=man Littlefield and Govern
or Cbb at'rbuted the almost unprece
(:er.t. d uLim in the republican plural
it' t, the gen. ral dissatisfaction creat
el b. t:,e 1:urgls bill, passed two years
ag.,, for the purpose of enforcing the
Sr hibit',ry laws.
Although the republican vote was
gr. :rr than four years ago,an increase
(t Learrly 60 per cent in the democratic
vte polled the republican plurality
down t,: one of the smallest ever re
carded in the state.
LATE NEWS NOTES.
From the position of fireman of a
railroad receiving a salary of. $60 a
month to the possession of a patent on
a steam turbine engine for which hbe
has received $975,000 from a transat
lantic steamship company, was the re
markable chang made recently in the
position of James F. Devlin, a fireman
employed by the Chicago & Northwest
-rn road at Escanaba, Mich.
Iwo gangs of thugs held up 14 men
in two different sections of Butte last
Monday night, within two hours. In
one instanue, during a division of the
spoils, two of the highwaymen quar
reled,'and one shot the other, inflicting
a wound from which the bandit can
not recover. No arrests were made.
The breaking of a huge irrigation res
ervoir at Hacienda Santa Catalina del
Alamo, Mexico, recently killed one
man, washed away four houses and
damaged crops to the extent of
An east bound Great Northern train
was wrecked near Dodson last Sunday
night about 8 o'clock. No one is re
ported killed, but several were severely
Vincent St. John, alias J. W. Vin
cent,federation leader, president of the
Burke, Idaho, miners' union and form
er preisdent of the Telluride miners'
union, will not have to stand trial for
the murder of Benjamin Burnham, the
Smuggler union miner who was killed
in a riot in Telluride, July 8, 1901.
District Attorney Hugo Selig, of Colo
rado after weighing the testimony, has
reached the conclusion that he has not
sufficient evidence to convict.
The Roosevelt cup, presented by the
Eastern Yacht club to inaugurate
yachting contests between Germany
and America, was won by the Ameri
can yacht Vim. It was the Vim's third
victory, which gave to her owner the
cup. The German boat only took one
B. O. Velguth, an employe of the
Portland Gas company, in Portland
has been arrested charged with the em
bezzlement of $15,000 of the company's
funds. Velguth has confessed to the
embezzlement of $6000. He was a col
lector in the employe of the company.
The large varnish factory of Pratt &
Lambert, in New York city has been
destroyed by fire.
Lieutenar.t Treadwell of the Philip
pine scouts was killed recently si,
miles south of Barauen.
Ten persons in three different famil
ies of Kalamazoo, Mich., are lying a1
the point of death, suffering from the
effects of eating dried beef, sold tc
them by a stranger.
MAYOR ROSE IS OUT AGAIN.
Resigns Office at Behest of Kansas
Mayor William A. Rose of Kansas
City, Kan., has resigned his office, and
Joseph C. Laughlin, president of the
city council, will act as mayor until a
special election is held to elect a suc
cessor to Rose. The resignations of
Chief of Police Vernon Rose and Po
lice Captain J. C. Kelley were also ac
cepted by the city council with the
resignation of the mayor. The resig
nation of Mayor Rose is the final act
in a contest between the law enforce
ment league and the liquor element
of Kansas City. in which the liquor
element was defeated.
SUICIDE THREE WAYS.
St. Louis Man Dies by Gas, Chloro
form and Drowning.
Asphyxiation, chloroform and drown
ing were the methods used recently
by Claude Unger. a wealthy business
man, who committed suicide in St.
Louis. Ils dead body was found in a
bathroom lying in a tub full of water.
About his head and over his mouth
was drawn a cloth which had been sat
urated with chloroform and the gas
in the room had been turned on, but
not lighted. Ill health is supposed to
have been the cause.
Cruiser Squadron Sails for Asia.
The armored cruiser squadron has
sailed from Newport, R. I., for the
Asiatic station under command of
Rear Admiral Willard H. Brownson.
The squadron consists of the flagship
West Virginia and the Colorado, Mary
land and Pennsylvania.
Show Up the Sweat Shops.
The "Truth About Sweat Shops" is
to be shown in a realistic manner in
Chicago this winter.
An exhibition following similar and
successful affairs given in Berlin and
London will contain booths modeled in
exact reproduction of the typical
"sweat shops" with men, women and
children at work in them.
Every bee in the bonnet gets a move
on itself when the weather warms.
ELLUL MASSIb ut
RLVOLUTIONISTS MURDER THE
POL!CE TlE[N TROOPS START IN.
Troops Then Attacked Everybody,
Robbing and Murdering Them With
out Discrimination - Hundreds of
Persons Were Killed-Troops Sur
round the City and Refuse Access.
Siedlce, Russian Poland, Sept. 10.
A massacre of police and soldiers be
gan at 8 o'clock Saturday night. Im
mediately afterward the troops attack
ed the Jews.
All today the soldiers have attack
ed civilians. Christians or Jews, rob
bing and murdering them without dis
crimination. Hundreds of persons
were killed or wounded. The streets
It is reported that drunken reserv
ists started the massacre. Troops
have surrounded the city and refuse
access to it.
As Warsaw Reports It.
Warsaw, Sept. 10.-Terrorists Sat
urday evening shot and killed two sol
diers guarding a government alcohol
store at Siedlce. A detachment of in
fantry rushed up and fired a volley
into the crowd, killing two persons
and wounding two.
This morning the terrorists retali
ated by beginning a massacre of po
licemen and soldiers patrolling the
street and at noon the infuriated
troops attacked the Jewish quarters
of Sledlce, dea'roying the houses and
shops. It +s reported that over 100
persons were killed or wounded, and
that the town is in flames.
A regiment of infantry has been
sent from Della to Siedlce to restore
The Jews here are panic stricken.
Alarming reports are being circulated
in the city.
Cuban Government Decides on 10 Day
An official armistice for ten days,
ending September 17, has been decid
ed upon by the government. The
zones in which the opposing forces
must remain have been determined
The armistice will be conducted un
der the regular war regulations.
General Menocal says that the lead
ers of the rebellion of the province of
Santa Clara have intimated that they
will negotiate for peace on the basis of
a new municipal elections, a natlinal
elect!on, inm npity for all insurgents
an:d the establishment of a commis
sion to investigate the death of Con
gressman Villuendas, the national lib
eral candidate for president, who was
shot and killed in a fight with- the po
lice at Cienfuegos September 12, 1905,
and is said to have been deliberately
When questioned regarding the re
bels in Havana province General Men
ocal said they also had intimated that
they would agree to accept the same
terms providing the forces of Pino
Guerrera were the only ones in the
field. Gen. Menocal said that if Guer
erra did not agree to accept reason
able peace terms all the rest of the
country would be against him. Mean
while Guererra's attitude is increasing
ASK DICK'S RETIREMENT.
Ohio Senator Is Spurned and Platform
Declares for Election by Direct Vote.
Cleveland. Ohio.-The friends of
Congressman Theodore E. Burton
were in complete control of the Cuy
ahoga county republican convention.
The platform adopted demands, among
other things, the retirement of United
States Senator Charles Dick as the
head of the party organization in
Ohio; calls for the election of United
States senators by popular vote, and
indorses President Roosevelt and Sec
retary Taft. Only two votes were cast
against the platform.
C. K. WOOSTER GUTS THROAT.
Chicago Man Enters Bathroom and
Does Awful Deed.
Chicago, Sept. 10.-Clarence K.
Wooster, vice president of the Peo
ple's Gaslight & Coke company and
prominent in club and social circles,
committed suicide Sunday at his home
3500 Ellis avenue, by cutting .is
throat with a razor. Mr. Wooster is
supposed to have been insane when
he killed himself. Three weeks ago
he suffered from heat prostration and
the past few days had been under
care of physicians.
Incites Hindoos to Revolt.
The correspondent at Simla of the
London Daily Mail reports that a
speech recently was delivered at Asa
nol, Bengal. in which a Bengal mob
was openly incited to violence against
the British, the speaker galling the
"races of India to combine and drive
them out of the country." The dis
patch adds that an important native
journal declares that the Hindoos aim
to have India free of British control.
Arrest Three Millionaires.
Bob and Mike Glenn and Frank Bux
ton are under arrest for the murder
of Charles E. Harper, three weeks
ago. The Glenns are rated as million
aires. The crime occurred three
weeks ago in Buxton's restaurant in
the oil fields, when a row over a poker
ATTEMPT TO KILL URQUHART.
cLcape of British Vice Consul at Baku
Dtaku, Russia, Sept. 10.--Leslie Ur
quhart, the British vice consul here
who was decorated by Kir.g Edward
for heroism in rescuing isolated Eng.
lish from Tartar insurgents during the
massacre of 1905 and who is one of
the most tpronunent men in the oil re.
gion, was the victim of a serious at
tack Sunday night in the center of the
city r1,1 mira(ulously escaped death.
Though ho was fired at eight times at
short runge, his only injuries were six
slight flesh wounds. The motive for
the crime has not been established,
but it is believed to be a revolutionary
act patterned after the attack on Ger
mans at Warsaw preceding the at.
tempt on the life of Governor General
A question of great importance to
mineowners in the Slocan country, in
British Columbia, is pending before
the board of appraisers of the United
States customs in New York. it is
whe:her zinc zones which are mined
in large quantities In the Slocan corun.
try shall be admitted to the United
States free of duty or be made to lear
an ad valorem tariff tax of L.I per cent.
The secretary of the treasury held
sonme time ago that such ors might
Ire admitted free, but later reversed
that decision, the matter again com
ing to his attention upon the applica
lion of the zinc mining interests of
this country. He has referred the mat
ter to the board of appraisers for in
vestigation and report. ltt all prnh
ability the treasury department will
he governed by its decision.
The Mavis claim, adjoining the Boy
on the south.has been bonded by E. T.
Wickwire of Greenwood, B. C.. to A.
L. Eckert of Spokane for $15.000.
Mike Kiernan, a miner, was shot
and fatally wounded on the outslkirts
of Goldfleld recently and died at the
county hospital. Kiernan refused to
give the name of his assailant. He
declared it was his own fault. and that
he was holding tp the man hlio shot
The Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining
& Concentrating conmpany has paid a
September dividend, No. 109. of $1 0.
000. This makes the total paid since
January 1, 1906, $1,62000000, and total
to date $7.146.000. The mine is a sil
ver-lead producer at Wardner, Idlaho.
A decision has been handed down
by the Supreme Court of Minnesota in
the Virginia Silver mine, which is re
garded as definitely establist.ing the
rights of the Great Northern railway
in the lease of certain ore lan-is from
Transfer of the Spokane smeller
property, five miles down the river
from Spokane, and several adjoining
lots has been made by the Spokane
Smelting & Refining company and
Scott E. :.icCurdv to Frank T. iost. a
lawyer of Spokane.
Fire in the refinery plant of ieo Ar
go smelter at Denver caused a loss
estimated at over $300,00 on the
building and furnaces. IBullion and
partially refined metal valued at $75.
('00 were melted by the flames. cais
ing a loss of sever-al thollSai:l dtillars
more. There was no insurance on the
"We will have a much finer ni;.-,ral
exhibit at the Spokane Intcter.-' , fair
this year than we have had on the
present grounds." says R. 11. Cl's
grove, secretary and manager. "We
already have quite a quantity of ores
from the Coeur d'Alenes anld else
where, and we have hustlers out in all
directions collecting ores and inincrals
to add to the collection."
WAS A BOLD SWINDLER.
Hipple Took Desperate Chances in
Looting the Trust Company.
Philadelphia.-While the state bank
examiners are going through the
books and papers of the wrecked real
estate trust company, loking for fur
ther evidence of criminality, Rec iver
Earle is busy perfecting his plans to
reorganize the company.
The directors say the bank will re
sume business within two weeks. The
deeper the probers go into the affairs
of the ruined company, the more
amazed they become at the boldness
of its late president.
Simultaneous with the looting of the
hank and when it was apparently on
the verge of collapse, Hipple would do
something to boost the credit of the
company and hoodwink the directors.
It has been discovered that he had rec
ommen(led to the directors a one per
cent extra dividend on the stock of
the trust company last July, because
of the great prosperity of the institu
Adolph Segal. who succeeded in ,or
rowing $5.000,000 from the bank is
still in his magnificent apartments at
the hotel Majestic, which he owns.
His condition is not serious.
SWIMS TO SAVE HIS LIFE.
For Seven and One-half Hours He
Swimming in the Mediterranean
sea for seven and a half hours, the
shock of the plunge into the cold wa
ter having caused him to abandon his
desire to end his life, Walter M. Qui't
ner, a Hungarian interpreter on the
steamship Carpathia, who jilm;*''I
overboard from that vessel to con.it
suicide, was picked up by a Liverl'I1
steamer and the next day restorei to
Earthquake in Indiana.
A distinct earthquake shock lai'"c'
three seconds was felt at Owen-vi:'e.