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ALL SHIPPING AT STANDSTILL FOR WANT OF MEN. Every Port Effected—All Seamen Join Strike—Skippers Are Liable to Punishment for Desertion—Wine Growers Up Against Problem and Are Protesting Hard. Paris.—The striking seamen are displaying extraordinary unanimity. It is the same tale in every port in France. Not only are ships unable to start, owing to the desertion o£ of ficers and men, but the men aboard French vessels arriving immediately throw in their lot with the strikers, even though their voyages are incom plete anif they are liable to p.osecu tion for so doing. The decision of the government to lend bluejackets at the request of ship owners to replace strikers has proved abortive up to the present. The first vessel on which they embarked, belonging at Mar seilles, was unable to sail because its officers refused to navigate it. Many of the striking skippers are placed in a peculiar position owing to the action of the authorities in refus ing to accept their papers when pre sented unless accompanied by the ship owners' written consent, which is not forthcoming. These men are therefore liable to punishment for de sertion, as technically they are still in command and are responsible for their vessels. The difficulties of the government have increased owing to the strike coming at a time when the wine grow ers in the south are protesting vig orously. At Havre. A large body of strikers boarded the steamer Suzanne Marie and compelled her crew to disembark. They then put out the fires under the boilers of the vessel. The police arrived and cleared the ship of strikers. Disturbances took place between striking fishermen and fishermen who had not ceased work. Eventually, however, the latter joined the move ment. At Marseilles. The steamer Isly, having on board a crew of bluejackets, was tunable to leave port because the officers of the vessel refused to navigate her. All troops are confined to barracks, in readiness to suppress a disturb ance. At Nantes. At Nantes strikers prevented river steamers from departing. At Bordeaux. The crews of incoming vessels join ed the striking seamen. JOE CHAMBERLAIN VERY WEAK Unable to Rise and Bow to London Admirers. London—After the recent reassur ing reports from Santa Raphael. France, regarding the improvement in the health of .Joseph Chamberlain, his arrival in England Saturday was some what of a shock to his friends, who had gathered to meet him, both here and at Dover. Mr. Chamberlain was accompanied by his wife and son. Neville. When the train arrived at the Victoria station he was seen lying back on the cush ions, seemingly almost helpless. He made no effort to rise until assisted by his wife and son, and it was remarked that he made a vain attempt to raise his hat in response to a cheer from the crowd. Mr. Chamberlain was almost carried to his carriage. He drove to his Lon don residence. It seems that he is quite unable to walk by himself. Twitchings of the facial muscles sug gested that the effects of his recent seizure have not been completely sha ken off. The family authorized the follow ing statement: "Mr. Chamberlain has returned much improved in health and none the worse for the long journey. He has not yet made any plans, but will certainly re main in London for a time. REELECT LEE COMMANDER. unfederate Veterans Cheer Like Boys at Richmond. Richmond, Va. —Amid scenes of the ildest confusion white haired vet ■ans of the civil war stood up on îairs and seats and cheered like hoolboys when the grand camp of 1 ie United Confederate Veterans in invention recently reelected their old ficers and selected Birmingham, Ala., 1 the place of meeting next year, 'hen it was announced that the elec an of officers would take place a hun ■ed delegates rose to their feet and ith one voice nominated General ephen D. Lee for another term as •and commander. Pope Pius a Vegetarian. According to a news agency's dis :eh from Rome the pope adopted »etarianism in January, hoping to j rd off the gout, from which he suf- : ed constantly. He has not suffered ce and he attributes his condition j irely to his diet. Bright Future for Korea. Professer Ladd of Yale, who has re turned to Tokio after spending two months in Korea at the special invita tion of Marquois Ito, gives a very hopeful forecast of the future of the peninsula. FIERCE ATTACK ON ROOSEVELT Long, Nature Writer, Says President Is No Sportsman. New York—Dr. William J. Long, ! the nature writer, who was attacked by President Roosevelt in a recent magazine article, has fired another j broadside at the president. He ac-1 cased the chief executive of plagiar- ! inn and vividly pictured his cruelties of hunting, either instances from Roosevelt's published stories of ex periences with big game. Concluding his statement, Dr. Long said: "It is not your hunting to which I object, for I also am a hunter, but your unnecessary brutality and bar barism. The bloody endings over which you gloat bring little self-satis faction to a thoughtful man who has seen the last look in the eyes of a stricken deer and who remembers that even this small life has its mystery. . "You are not a sportsman, though you have slain your thousands; you are not a naturalist, though you have measured hides and horns; you do not and you can not understand the hearts of the wild things, though you have made a grievous quantity of them bleed. It needs no eyewitness nor any affidavit to support this state ment. You have yourself furnished all He Retires From retired from active business. I Mr. Ryan has been credited with a desire to build up a fortune of $100.-, 000.000. This he is believed to have 1 aecomplished and it is understood he has decided to retire with his ambition the proof." T. F. RYAN HAS PLENTY. With $100,000.000 Business. Thomas F. Ryan, one of the big financial figures of the country, has satisfied. On his return from Europe he is expected to go to his magnificent estate in Nelson county, Virginia there to live quietly the rest of his . life, unless politics claim his atten tion. ____ Nearly Sixty Millions Is Gained in| 11 Months The monthly comparative state ment of the government's receipts 1 and expendituies shews that for May, j 1907, the total receipts were $57,-1 488,012, and the expenditures $48. 912,800, leaving a surplus for the month of $8,575,212. The surplus foi j the H months of the present fiscal year is $05,050,963, as against $(>,102.-, a vet! l' turn a ernin nf noorlv ÎTiQ - VICE ON CANAL ZONE. Miss Gertrude Beeks will Investigate for the Government. The recent sensational charges by ' Rev. Mr. Ferguson that a hotbed of, vice, crime, immorality and official ! graft exists in the canal zone are to be probed by a woman. The war de- ! partment has been advised that Miss , Gertrude Beeks, secretary of the wel- j fare department of the National Civic • Federation of New York, will sail for ; the isthmus June 7. It is her purpose to spend six weeks in an investigation of conditions in the canal zone and in the cities of Colon and Panama. GOVERNMENT SURPLUS JUMPS 57S a y r ear ago, a gain of nearly $59. 000 , 000 . Roosevelts Home Again. President Roosevelt, Secretary Loeb and Surgeon General Rixey returned to Washington from their visit to Can-, ton, Indianapolis and Lansing Satur- j day afternoon. The president went at j once to the White House and later to the executive offices. The president is expected to start June 9 for the James- ( town exposition, where Georgia day is to be celebrated on the 10th. On the 12tli he will leave for Oyster Bay, where he hopes to pass a quie sum mer. Admiral Coghlan Retires. Rear Admiral Joseph Bullock Cogh lan, U. S. N„ who will retire from ac tive service, from the post of com mandant of the New York navy yard, declares that if he had his life to live over again he would reenter the.efits United States navy; that it is the fin est organization of its kind in the world ,and that it holds out greater inducements to the young men of this country than does the navy of any other nation. Admiral Coghlan thinks that our navy should be made bigger and stronger. New Treaty Now. President Roosevelt has issued a proclamation announcing the conclu sion of a commercial relation between the United States and Germany under the third section of the Dingley act. The proclamation is brief, simply an nouncing the list of articles upon which the United States grants reduc ed duties to Germany and the under taking of the German government to make like concessions. Eva B«oth in California. Berkeley,,Cal., June 3.—Many thou sands of people from Berkeley, Oak land, Alameda and San Francisco greeted Eva Booth, commander of the Salvation Army, at the Greek theater Sunday afternoon. Long before the time set for the meeting the large open air theater, with a seating capa city of 8000, was filled to overflowing and it was necessary to close the gates. Several thousand people were turned away. Oil Company Fined. At Austin, Texas a jury has found tbe Waters-P'ierce company of Mis souri guilty of violating the anti-trust laws of Texas, convicted it of having entered the state by fraud, fined it $1, 623,900, and granted the prayer of the state for ouster proceedings. ! j ! The Kansas-Colorado Case Apart— De IRRIGATION LAW O.K. QUESTION WAS RAISED AS TO ITS CONSTITUTIONALITY. cision on That Appeal Has No Bear ing on the Project in Northwestern States—Real Effect of the De Certain newspapers have raised question as to the constitutionality of the irrigation reclamation act, and , ... . baSe the,r statement s on the decision *-he föderal supreme court in the case of the state of Kansas against the state of Colorado of May 13, 1907, in which was involved the right to use the waters of the Arkansas river. The f(>ar is expressed that the national ir Ugation reclamation act may be ad i U( iged unconstitutional if ever it eomes before the court of last appeal 011 an issue such as was present in the Kansas-Colorado cause. Ex-Senator Turner of Washington is credited with raising the question. Such fears are groundless; such statements apparently are incorrect. The supreme court made no such state ments and has not prejudged the .status of the reclamation act in any I wa ^' The fears that reclamation pro T p cts in V ashington, Oregon and Ida ^ 10 ni 'Sht be crippled are allayed. 1 Careful inquiry among the govern ment departments which are vitally in forested warrants the following posi tive statement. In deciding the Kansas-Colorado case, the supreme court used an tllus . tia.tion to show that the congress is restrained in its powers by' the federa constitution; and, in discussing the possibility of the exercise of congres sional legislative power beyond con stitutional limitations in reference to the arid lands of the nation, said: "Nor do we understand that hitherto the congress has acted in disregard of this limitation." This would seem clearly to indicate that the supreme court did not intend to call in question the validity of the reclamation act; and that the irriga tion law was not in any manner in volved in the case before the court is quite plainly apparent. Were the fears referred to proven to be well founded the result would be to seriously interfere with the de velopment of the entire system of ir rigation projects throughout the west; and even although careful examination of the law satisfies the government that ,h ,°f e , îear * ar ^ groundless, it is not unlike, y that the raising of the question will be embarrassing in future litigatlon involving the reclamation serv j ce However, the supreme court's deci sion is pleaBing to the officials who are interest e d in the reclamation of arid ]ands . The court denied the contentlon 0 j Kansas f or the common law riparian rights> an( , , t denied the contention of c 0 i 0rac i 0 that it had sovereign and ex .. . . ! elusive power over the waters within its limits with the right to appropri ate all of it without reference to rights in adjoining commonwealths. The decision sets forth that the util ization of the water in Colorado has been so beneficial that the alleged in jury in Kansas, admitted In part, is relatively so small that it may be re garded as negligible, because no injury has been proven in the Arkansas river east of the Colorado line, The court concedes that both states have the right to use the water of the Arkansas river, does not make a defi nitive statement as to what those rights are, as to quantity or as to the principle governing its use, and is con tent to say: "If the depletion of the waters of the river by Colorado continues to in crease, there will ceme a time when Kansas may justly say that there is no longer an equitable division of ben the.efits and may rightfully call for relief against the action of Colorado, its cor porations and citizens in appropriating the waters of the Arkansas for irriga tion purposes." ANOTHER WRECK ON S. P. One Killed, a Score Injured—Officials Blame Train Wreckers. San Antonio, Texas, June 3.—One man was instantly killed and a score of persons injured, some of them fatal ly, by the wrecking of eastbound pas senger train two miles west of Lozier, a small station in the Southern Pa cific. The derailment was the result eith er of train wreckers or defective steel. The train was dashing alone at a speed of from 35 to 40 miles an hour when the accident occurred. Every car on the train was derailed, two of them turning over. W. B. Jack?, Sanderson, Texas, was killed. One Book Brings $12,000. London—There was an interesting book sale at Christy's Saturday. A first folio Shakespeare brought $12. 000. A fine quarto "Merchant of Ven ice" fetched $2550. The original man uscript of Sir Walter Scott's "History of Scotland" sold for $2550. A third folio Shakespeare made a record of $7750. Brothers Drown at Vancouver. Vancouver, B. C., June 4.—Lionel Norris, aged 22, and his young brother. Cresson, were drowned Sunday in Vancouver harbor. Cresson fell in off a sailboat and his brother plunged af ter him. The two struggled several minutes and disappeared. OHIO SOCIALISTS ACT ROAST ROOSEVELT FOR RE MARKS ADOUT LEADERS. Nephew of Foraker in Convention That Lauds Moyer and Comrades— Emma Goldman Orates in Oregon —Notorious Anarchist Condemns Nation's Executive. Columbus, O., June 3.—The socialist party of Ohio at the closing session of its state convention here adopted resolutions extending sympathy to Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone, of ficers of the Western Federation of Miners, accused of complicity in the assassination of Governor Steunen berg of Idaho. Among the delegates who sat in the convention was Harry Wells, a son of the late founder of the city of Wells ton, O., and a nephew of Senator For aker. The resolutions denounce President Roosevelt for his characterization of Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone as "undesirable citizens," and condemn Secretary Taft for going to Idaho dur ing the last political campaign. These resolutions were adopted by the state convention of the socialist party at Columbus: "Whereas, The socialist prophecy of a class struggle has crystallized into a definite class war in the western states, as shown by the persecution of Comrades Moyer. Haywood amjl Petti bone, against whom the capitalist class is using all the weapons in its armory, namely, biased judges, a pros tituted press, military force and Pink erton detectives, to cruäh the labor movement ; "Resolved, That we, the* socialist party of Ohio, in convention assem bled. do support with unswerving fidelity our comrades, Moyer, Hay wood and Pettibone, during their trial. Abuse by Emma Goldman. Portland, June 4.—"Regardless of how good a man President Roosevelt may be, he is not the friend of the laboring classes," said Emma Gold man, apostle of anarchy, lecturer, "martyr" and authoress of New York city, in an interview here today. "In stead, he is the instrument of organ ized government and authority and the representative of capitalism. He does not embody the best qualities of the American citizen, but is a repre sentative of brute force. He does not possess the finer qualities which are essential to make for the development of human relations." Miss Goldman reached Portland yes terday and lectured twice today under the auspices of the local organization of anarchists. She Is completing a tour of the United States and goes from here to the Sound cities and points in Canada, preliminary to re turning to New York, whence she sails for Amsterdam to attend a congress of anarchists which will be held in August. During her lecture on "Direct Ac tion Versus Legislative or political Action" Miss Goldman incidentally re ferred to the trial of Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone and abused Detective McPharland and the Pinkerton detec tives. She advises organized labor to avoid participating in politics and recom mends direct action and the general strike as the only agencies through which the workingmen of this coun try may expect to gain relief from the existing conditions. She recom mends this basis of action as a cer tain solution to all labor troubles. Holland Bars Anarchists. Brussels.—A dispatch received here from Rotterdam says that the Dutch government has forbidden the holding of the anarchist congress arranged for Amsterdam July 26. The news papers declare that the congress will be held at Luxembourg. HURRY CAUSES WRECKS. So Says P. H. Morrissey of Train men's Brotherhood. Grand Master F. H. Morrissey of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, in discussing railway wrecks and the cause and remedy for the same, says: "There is too much business for the railroads, too much hurry in conduct ing trains and too few employes to insure the proper degree of safety to employe and traveler. "The state railways of German em ploy more than three times the num ber of men per mile that we do, and none can say that this does not con tribute to safety. Every advance in wages here is met by counter econ omies in operation, such as taking off men, etc. The American railway man agers as a class are capable and prac tical men. It is not their fault that things are as they are. It is the fault of the system. If they do not get the results in operation they are likely to be sidetracked. What, in my opinion, the American railway systems need to insure greater safety is more men to man and inspect the trains, to guard the switches and semaphdres and to patrol the tracks." EIGHT PERISH IN THE FIRE. Tenements and Turner Hall Burn in Newark, N. J. New York, June 4.—In a fire early Monday, which destroyed Turner hall and several tenements in Newark, N. J., eight persons are reported to have lost their lives. The victims included four men, one woman and three chil dren. COMING EVENTS. Spokane County Pioneers' society, Medical Lake, June 8. Salem, Ore., cherry fair, June 10-12. Montana State Epworth league con vention, Bozeman, June 13-16. North Idaho convention and camp meeting of Christian churches, Culde sac, June 13-23. Lincoln county pioneers, Crab Creek, June 18-21. Montana Federation of Women's chibs, Helena, June 18-20. Oregon Pioneers' association, Port land, June 19. Washington state bankers' conven tion, Spokane, June 20-23. Western Oregon Teachers' associa tion, Salem, July 1-3. National B. Y. P. U. convention, Spokane, Wash., July 4-7. State normal summer school, Che ney. Wash., June 11-July 19. Summer school of agriculture, Mos cow, Idaho, June 15-July 27. Pacific jurisdiction Woodmen of the World, Seattle. July 24. Washington State Press association, Everett, July 25-27. State college summer school, Pull man, Wash., June 24-August 4. Teachers' summer school, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. July 15-August 27. Southern Idaho Methodist confer ence, Boise, August 21. Washington Masonic meetings at Tacoma; June 10, the grand corn mandery, Knights Templar; June 11, grand lodge, A. F. A A. M.; June 14, grand chapter of the Eastern Star; June 14, grand chapter. R. A. M.; June 14, the Order of Priesthood; June 15, grand council, R. & S. M. Eastern Oregon Wool Sales. Pendleton, June 7. Heppner, May 28-29; June IS. Shaniko, June 10-11; June 26; July 16. Condon, June 21. Baker City. July 9. Elgin, July 11. Commencements. Normal school, Weston. Ore., June 9-11. University of Idaho. June 8-12. SPO K A N Ej Wholesale Produce Prices. Vegetables—Asparagus, 6@7e ; cab bage, California, $3.25 cwt; arti chokes, $firstname.lastname@example.org doz; green onions, 25@35c doz bunches; Bermuda onions, $2.50 crate; horseradish, 10@ I2I2C Hi; spinach, $1 box; turnips, 40 @50c doz bunches; hothouse lettuce, 25c; tomatoes, $5 crate; rhubarb, $1.25 crate; cauliflower, $2.50 doz; cucum bers, $2.50 doz; potatoes, $1.75 cwt; California squash, $2.25; peas, 12!&c lb; radishes, 30@35c doz; strawber ries, $5@6 crate; parsley, 40@5fle doz; California string beans, 18c lb; California wax beans, 18c lb; green gooseberries, $2.50 crate; pineapples, $3@4 doz; hotbed lettuce, 12^c lb. Apples—Cooking, $email@example.com box; Yel low Newtowns, $2.50 box. Butter and Eggs—Local eggs, case, $6; best creamery butter, 27c lb; Co lumbia creamery butter, 26c lb; cheese, twins, 17c lb; Wisconsin loaf Swiss, 18c lb; limburger bricks, 18c lb; cream brick, 20c lb; Wisconsin twins, 18c lb; Tillamook, 17c. Honey—In comb, $3.50; strained honey, 916c lb. Sugar—$6.40 per 100 lbs; beet, $6.25. Coffee—Common package goods, $17.40 per 100 lbs. Seed—Red clover, $16; Kentucky bluegrass, $17@18 cwt; timothy, $6@ 6.50 cwt; white clover, $16.50@18 cwt. Prices Paid to Producers. Live stock—Steers, $4.50@5 cwt, cows, $firstname.lastname@example.org cwt; sheep, $email@example.com cwt; hogs, $firstname.lastname@example.org cwt; mutton, 8c lb; veal, $4@6 cwt; veal, fancy small, No. 1, 7@8c lb; fancy large, 5@6c lb; pork, 8%@9c lb. Poultry and Eggs—Live hens, 13c lb; live spring chickens, 15@16c; live roosters, 10c; dressed hens, 15c; ducks, live, 14c; dressed, 16c; tur keys, live, 18c; dressed, 20c; fresh ranch eggs, $email@example.com case. Hides—Green, 7c lb ; salted, lc high er- dry hides, 16@17c; calfskins, green, 8@9c; cows, 6c; kip, 8c lb; sheepskins, 50c@$1.25. Creamery produce, f. o. b Spokane First grade creamery butter fat, 2516c. Feed—Timothy hay, $20@21 ton; al falfa hay, $16 ton; whole barley, 95c @$1.05 cwt; wheat, $firstname.lastname@example.org cwt. Vegetables—Potatoes, $1.25 cwt. • Tacoma, Wash.—Bluestem, 87c; club, 85c; red, 82c. Portland. Ore.—Bluestem, 88@89e; club, 85@86c; valley, 85c; red, 83@ 84c. Brewery Workmen Ousted. 1 The International Brewery Work ers' union, comprising 400 locals, was expelled recently from the American Federation of Labor by order of President Gompers. The present trouble is due to a dis pute over jurisdiction affecting engin eers and firemen employed in brew eries. The brewery workers claim this jurisdiction, while the federation holds the engineers and firemen are entitl ed to separate organization and recog nition. They were formeraly so or ganized and recognized by the federa tion. Scientists say that a sea anemone has been known to live for 50 years. Postal development in China has made necessary a revision in the spell ing of Chinese city names. Australia, although in area 26 times as large as the whole of the British Indies, has a population smaller than that of London. Ever think how a good many smart people are "run" by some cheap per son. j j I i j THEWEEXLY £ A ffl 'Æ VT 1G04—Conference at Hampton Court palace, leading to new translation of the Bible. 1G61—Seventeen Anabaptist leaders exe cuted in London. 16*5—Claude Duval, the highwayman, executed. 1146—Jacobites victorious at Falkirk Moor. 1759—British museum opened. 1172—Queen Matilda of Denmark con demned to imprisonment for life. 1793—Louis XVI. of France guillotined. 1806—John Breckinridge of Kentucky became Attorney General of United St n tes. 1S09—Sir John Moore killed at the bat tle of Corunna. 1812— Ciudad Rodrigo taken by Welling ton. 1815— Lady Hamilton, Nelson's "Guard ian Angel," died in poverty at Ca lais. 1816— General thanksgiving in England for peace, following end of Napo leonic wars. 1828—Count Capo d'lstria chosen Presi dent of Greece. 183!) - City of Aden captured by the British. 1852—Trial by jury abolished in Aus trian empire. 1854—Emigrant ship Tayleur wrecked on Irish coast near Dublin; 290 lives lost. 1858—At tempted assassination of Napo leon III. by Orsini. 1500— Capt. Harrison of the Great East ern drowned at Southampton by cap sizing of small boat. 1501— Juarez entered City of Mexicov and re-elected president. 1862—Two hundred buried alive in Hart ley colliery disaster. 1861—Society for promoting aerial navi gation formed at Paris. 1865—Capture of Fort Fisher. ... Em peror Maximilian instituted the or der of the Mexican Eagle. 1867— Forty-one persons drowned in Regent's Park ice calamity. 1868— Gen. Pope assigned to command of department of the lakes, with headquarters at Detroit. 1873— Funeral of Napoleon III. at Chislehurst. 1874— Eng and Chang, the famous Siamese twins, died. 1879—E. M. Ward, member of the Royal Academy, committed suicide at Windsor. IS80—Messrs. Cameron and Herbert, war correspondents, killed in the Soudan. IS80—Order of presidential succession determined. 1887—Interstate commerce bill became a law. 1891— Sioux submitted, ending Indian war in the Northwest. 1892— Nineteen lives lost in burning of surgical institute at Indianapolis. 1893— Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii de throned by revolutionists. 1894— Sixteen killed in railroad disaster in Province of Mat&nzas, Cuba. 1895— -Francois Felix Faure become President of France. 1896— Gen. Martinez Campos resigned the captain generalship of Cuba. 1897— Spanish gunboat Rehimpago de stroyed by Cuban torpedoes. 1900— U. S. Senate ratified Samoan treaty with Germany. 1901— United States government surren dered the defaulter, Neely, to Cuban authorities.... Hazing abolished at United States Military Academy at West Point. 1003—German gunboat Panther bom barded a Venezuelan fort....Con gress suspended coal duties for on« year. 190-1—Joseph Chamberlain's tariff com mission met in London. 1905—Attempt on the life of the Czar at the ceremony of the Blessing of the Neva... .Great Fall River strik« ended. Electric Had nur Cars Sow, Ine of the new turns in the automa te trade was shown in the Madison quare Garden exhibt, when electric ve Icles built on the racing plan attracted luch attention. This rival of the popu ir gasoline car is made by the Baker electric Company, and one of them was purchased by C. K. G. Billngs, owner of the champion trotter, Lou Dillon. The sixty horse-power Thomas flyer has brok en all non-stop records, and is expected to continue until Feb. 9, after a run to Chicago, having been in continuous opera tion 1,000 hours, representing a journey ttf 7,000 miles. Hnllfnx-London Fast Line. A project for Canadian steamer ser vice from Halifax to Black Sod, Ireland, is announced at Montreal. The time from land to land is to be three and one-half days. It will depend, however, on th» sanction and subsidy of the Dominion parliament. It is claimed that with rail way connections, the journey could be made as quickly from ' London to Chi cago as it is now made from London to New York. Lord Strathcoma is inter ested in this project.