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VOLUME LXI NO. 188
t ASTOKIA, OREGON, WKDENSfrAY, JULY 18 1906 PRICE FIVE CENTS PAANTSI Y 'ft Vcronczb District Scene of Open Rebellion. 20 ESTATES BURNED St Petersburg Police Strike Be came no Money Is PildThemi COSSACKS ARE CALLED OUT Chief of Folic MarttaoH. of Tlflli, U Mortally Wounded by Bomb Revolutionist! Importing Anni i Through Sweden. BOBRUISK, Province of, Veroneih July 17. Troubl la the whole of thU district, covering 7M square wlle. r becoming more serious dull. The p.'as nt have rites u one men end mt tilght over 20 estates were burned, and ems! landed proprietors kltled. Ten miles from here, IS estates were burned. nd many proprietors were killed. ' The governor b arrived with Cosacks, but order Is not restored. Polio Strike. ST. PETERSBURG, July 17.-ThreU of s polled strike nearly caused a panic here today, and though the strike postponed danger cannot be said to be entirely over. The ostensible baIs for a strike Is monetary, including an ac countlnir of the men's savlnc fd. The authorities however devlar the trouble 1 Inspired by agitators. Gendarmei thU morning refused to go on their beats until authoritatively assured that their money would be paid with full Intercut. The captain tried In vain to pacify his men, but the men would not listen, and went to the second district and Induced their comrades to Join them. Cossack were summoned and the police were sur rounded, but held out until the arrival of the chief of police, who assured them their demands would be Investigated and all their wrongs righted. It was officially announced that Ad rnlral SkrydlolT will succeed Chouknln as commander of the Black Sea fleet. Import Arms. TIFLIS, July 17. Chief of Police MartlnofT. while driving today was mor tally wounded by a bomb thrown from the Georgian Nobles school. Martlnoff is much hated on account of the severe measures he adopted in putting down Insurrections and his treatment of the natives. LONDON, July 17. The trrepod ent at Copenhagen of the Telegraph re ports Russian revolutionists are again trying to import arms by way of Swe den and Finland. The Swedish authori ties, the correspondent states hnve seiz ed 20,000 rifle destined for a Finnish town. TRAILED OVER EUROPE BY WOULD-BE SLAYERS TREVES. Prussia, July 17.-Grand Duke Vlndimlr- of Russia after a month at Homberg, returned to Tarls two or three nights ego by way of Treves and Cobientc. , He received letters Informing him that he would be attacked while In Tnris and turned them over to the po lice. The Grand Duke took an ordinary train from here Instead of the express, which loft later. His. train passed through Coblentj safely, but collided with pile- of ties and fish plates near fichwclch. Little damage was done, how ever, as a track walker found the ob struction Just in time to signal the ex express which was unable to stop be fore it struck the obstruction. MOOD LAWYER'S CLASH. Judge Oicott'a Firm and Kartridge Both Claim to be Tbaw'a Counsel NEW YORK. July 17,-FollowIng the announcement yesterday that deapitej lr son's olijvtlona Mrs. William Timw would tnlt that the firm of Black, 01 cott, Cruber and Bonynge continue as counsel for Harry K. Tbaw In connec tion with the killing of Stanford White, Mrs. 1 haw aaldi "I have asked Mr, Delafleld to see Judge Olcott and insist that be remain in the case and continue to have active charge o flhe plans for the defense of my son. The conference which we had ranged for this afternoon with Judge Olcott and Mr. Delafleld wae postponed until tomorrow at t o'clock when it will be held at Mr. Delafield's office. It was said by a person close to Mr. Olcott that no objection would be made by that Ann to Harry Thaw engage any lawyer he saw fit so long a Black, Olcott, Gruber & Bonynge were recog nixed aa senior counsel. "I am counsel for Harry Thaw," said Gilford W. Hartrtdge, who was recently retained by the prisoner after being told lest night what Mrs. Thaw had ssid "I have been regularly retained by Harry Tbaw. He is the defendant In the case and he knows whom he wants. If it I true that Mrs. Tbaw went Judge Olcott or any other attorney to look after her son, then Mrs. Tbaw has re talned me to defend him. I alia 11 do so and the defense will not be insanity and I am confident he will be ac quitted." ESCAPE THE CHAIR Thiw Will Not Be Punished for Killinj White. WILL Bt DECLARED INSANE Announcement Made That Murderer Will Never Be Brought To Trial -Will Be Taken To the Mattewa Asylum. NEW YORK, July 17 The World to morrow will aayi "Harry Thaw will never be placed on trial for the murder of Stanford White. Application will be made for the appointment of a commis sion to inquire Into his sanity. There Is no doubt that he will be declared insane and sent to the hospital for criminal in sane at Mattewa. This is an authori tative, statement made to the World lat night immediately after the con clusion of a conference at the Hotel Tourraine by one who had been present. At this conference were Mrs. William Thaw, L. A. Delafield, her personal conn sol, Judge Olcott. Joshih Thaw, ami George L. Carnegie. Mrs. Evelyn Ne bit Thaw was present, but took no part in the conference. The article goes on to say that Olcott gave Mrs. Thaw the information which he had collected which convinced her thnt Harry Thaw was mentally irresponsible the night he killed White. Olcott told Mrs. Thaw a number of the greatest alienists In the country were convinced the young man was Irrational. The World snya Jerome is not expected to Inter pose serious bjoction to the lunacy com mission. Some alienists retained by the district attorney have reported a belief that Thaw is mentally irresponsible. Many of White's friends have asked the district attorney to consent to such a Imposition of the esse rather than have the notoriety of a trial. CONGRESS AT BOGOTA. NEW YORK, July 17.-The following cable dispatch was received in this city yesterday from Bogota, .Colombia: Colombian national commercial con gress assembled in Bogota representing all parts of tine republic, has unanimous ly adopted resolutions endorsing favor ably the negotiations begun by Presi dent Reyes and Minister Barrett for ne wtreaties with the United States and Pamuna. This action it most Important assuring the support of the business in terests." m elks IN DENVER Horned Hordes Gather 25, . 000 Strong. GRAND LODGE MEETS Considers New Constitution Mik ing Three Forms of Government. NEW RITUAL IS PREPARED Denver ia In Gala Attire and Welcomes Guests Entertainment Salted to All Taste Ha Bea Provided. DENVER, July 17.-About 25,00 Elks and ladles, In attendance at the twen tieth annual reunion of the B. P, O. F have registered at the local headquarter and others are atill coming on every train bound for Denver. The weather is superb, the city In gala attire, and all Indication point to a most enjoyable and memorable reunion. Entertainment suited to all tastes has been provided for the visitors. A Wild West show and Indian exhibitions are among the special features, and Elitch's Gardens were thrown open free to Elks today. Ladies who hsd registered were shown about the city in automobiles. Elks Are Received. From 9 o'clock until noon a reception to visiting Elks and their families was held in the park and the Elks' rooms at St. Anthony'a Hospital. The band con test, a feature of the Elks' reunions, be. gan today and will continue tomorrow. The Grand Lodge held ita first bus! ness session at 2 o'clock this afternoon. revision of the constitution being one of the most important matters. The order waa established as a social organisation, and "good fellowship" was one of the prerogatives for membership. So rapid has been the growth of the order that it haa been found necessary to broaden ita scope and place it upon a more solid foundation. With the adoption of a new form of government along the lines laid down in the American Constitution, members believe the order will be strengthened to such an extent that it will become in fact, as well as in name, the beet benevolent organization on earth. Proposed New Constitution. By the adoption of the proposed con stitution three forms of government will be established, executive, judicial and legislative. This will put all the execu tive power in the hands of the grand ex alted ruler, while the judicial duties, such as the arbitration of all questions pertaining to the order, will be placed In the hands of a board of governors or similar body. The legislative power, of course, will devolve upon all delegates in convention. A new ritual has also been prepared which is sold to be so far su perior to the old that there is no ques tion of its ultimate adoption. HELD BY tWO MEN SHOT BY ANOTHER TRINIDAD, Colo.; July 17. Pounded on the head with a revolver until unable to stood and then held by his arms so his body waa a god target for the exe- cutioneer, was the terrible way in which Loula Vionoa met death at Stark ville Sundav according to witnesses at the coroner's inquest today. Gus Sanderval and Doretio Arguelo testified to holding Viartca, while Deputy Sheriff Bomero de liberately shot him. The entire com munity is aroused over the revolting tragedy. HOTEL CONFLAGRATION. Pittsburg Fire Results ia One Death, and Many Injuries. riTT&litIlO. July 17,-In a fire at the hotel Park, second Avenue and Grant streH early today one person was burned to death, another was fatal ly injured snd wven were overcome with smoke and were relied from aphyxla tion, The Are was faued by burning gas jet and was discovered by a police man who tried to send in an alarm from seversl boxes before the fire depart ment responded. Because of the defee live firm alarm yt4m, there was much delay ad when the department arrived the upper floors of the hotel were burn ing vigorously. James Conway, a city employe, who lived at the hotel was burned to death, having been owrcome by smoke and Keal Conm-rs, the bartender, was fat&l ly Injured in jumping from a second story window. John Lawler, a Pitts burg policeman, was slightly injured in jumping, snd seven members of the family of a police sergeant who resides at the hotel .were overcome in their apartments, but were carried out by firemen. OPENS TENTH SESSION. TORONTO. Ont. July 17. The im perial grand lodge council of the Orange Grand Lodge of the World, opened its tenth session here yesterday. Many British, American and Candian delegates are here. At this session It is expected a newTltual will be adopted. GIBSON IS HELD Lawyer Suspected of Killinj Airs Alice Kinan. WAS THE WOMAN'S LAWYER Sold Property Belonging to Deceased and Never Gave Her the Money Due Grand Jury Will Investi gate Action. NEW YORK, July 17.-Burton T. Gib son, formerly counsel for Mrs. Alios Kinan, who was mysteriously murdered on the night of June 8, in an old home stead occupied by her mother, Mrs, Stenton, and herself, was tonight com mitted to the Tombs by order of the coroner In default of $25,000. This ac tion followed the oloee of the inquest, whop the jury brought In r verdict that Mrs. Kinan was murdered by an un known person or persons, and recom mended that Gibson be held for exami nation before the grand jury. Gibson occupied the stand the greater part of the day. He aaid Mrs. Kinan engaged him to defend squatter proceedings, which had been instituted against her property. After prolonged litigation the property was sold in September, 1905, for $05,000, ostensibly to a Mr. McFar- land, but in reality to Gibson, and nine months later resold for $90000. Of the profit, Gibson admitted $20,00 was to go to himself and the rest to his father, McFarland and John Kelly, who were asserted to be in the deal. It appeared that the only money received by Mrs. Stenton was $6000 given her by a law yer, Aaheton, who acted with Gibson in the legal proceedings. STEAMER CHIC0 ASHORE. EUREKA. July 17. The steamer Chioo is reported ashore at Shelter Cove. The tug Ranger has gone to her assistance. No lives were lot. It is presumed the Chioo was discharging freight when she went ashore. The steamer Argo, rhich went ashore two weeks ago at lei river, was floated Monday. ELECTED GRAND EXALTED RULER. DENVER, July 17. Judge Henry Mel- vin of Oakland, Cel., was unanimously elected Grand Exalter Ruler, of the Order of Elks this evening. RAINED ON ROOSEVELT Presidential Party Sleep Out in Heavy Rain. RAIN HAS NO EFFECT Teddy and Family Are Roughing It Near Oyster Bay. ROOSEVELT USES PITCHFORK Chief Executive Pitches and Mowes Load of Hay Just in Time to Save it From Terrific Thunder Storm. OYSTER BAY, July I7.-President Roosevelt, Quentin and Archie, their cousins, Philip and George Roosevelt, Dr. Lambert, the President's personal physi cian and Lieutenant Fulmer, command ing the yacht Sylph, camped on the shores of Cold Springs harbor last night It was the warmest night of the sea' son. but before morning it rained. After the usual jolly evening in camp the party rolled up in summer coverings and went to sleep. The Sylph's landing boat had been overturned and when the rain came the boys hurriedly beat a retreat to the overturned boats where they remained during the storm. The President, Lam bert, and Fulmer had no shelter and simply rolled tighter in their blankets and took their wetting. The President did some good hard farming today. He pitched and mowed a load of hay just in time to save it from a terrific thun deratorm which swept Long Island. WOULD DOUBLE CAPE IN A ao-FOOT BOAT 9 VICTORIA, B. C, July 17. Captain William W. Gillen. an American seal hunter, is at present in New York mak ing arrangements for the most daring adventure at sea that has ever been at tempted. He purposes, with one com panlon, to row and sail from New York around Cape Horn to San Francisco, a distance of 14,000 mites. His boat is to be 20.6 long, 4.10 in beam, and with only a little cuddy forward for storing papers. He hopes to Btart from New York in September, and make the voy age in seven months, stopping at Cape Island to repaint. Rifle and fishing tackle are largely to be depended upon for supplies, and a watch and a sextant are to be the only instruments carried. POLICEMAN SHOT. Chases Men and Is Fired On Youth Killed by Policeman. DENVER, July 17. Special Policeman Henry A. Barr was shot and fWtaaly in jured today in West Denver by an un known young man. Barr was following two men on bicycles who were acting suspiciously. Suddenly one of them opened fire on Barr and after shots had been exchanged the officer dropped' to the ground with a bullet through is body. A short time later while working to apprehend the man wo shot Barr, Policeman Patrick Kennedy shot and killed Frank Moody, a 14-year-old run away boy who was Bleeping in an out house behind ft saloon in the neighbor hood where Barr was shot. "WELCHER," "SIX-BIT" OR DOLLAR CLASS, WHICH? SAN FRANCISCO, July 17. London insurance men have arrived to decide whether $15,000,000 insurance shall be paid or tied up in litigation. WOULD REDUCE CHILD'S SHARE Mrs. Adolpa Speckart, of Portland, Filet , Claim to Estate. OLYMPIA, Wash,. July 17.-Claiming that all property of the late Adolpb Spelcart is their community estate, hie widow late yesterday filed claim to half of the estate as widow, and one sixth aa heir under his will. An ap-praiemi-nt of the estate filed at the same time shows that it embraces property aggregating $175,000 within this tate. Mr. Speckart bequeathed one-third of the whole estate to his widow, to his son, now resident in Olympia, and to bis daughter, living in Portland. If the community claim is -allowed by the Thuroton County Court the Portland heir will receive about $29,000 instead of double that amount. GOSPEL OF UNIONISM FROM STREET CORNER CHICAGO, July 17. Drums and flag drew a crowd of spectators last night to the strongest labor union meeting ever held in Chicago. Under an arc light at the corner of Thirty-ninth street and Cottage Grove avenue union leaders al ternately preached the gospel of union ism sang "industrial'' songs in ragtime and collected contributions for the sup port of strikers, while a hundred or more onlookers marveled at the new methol of the Chicago Federation of Labor. Preceding the union "gospel" prograc was a street parade, in which transpar encies figured. SIZE UP SITUATION British Insurance Agents Looking Over Frisco Losses. EARTHQUAKE CLAUSE APPLIES Roger Owen, of Commercial Union In surance Company Believes Com- , pasy Not Liable For Fire Losses Caused by Quake. r SAN FRANCISCO, July 17. Roger Owen, manager of the commercial union insurance company who came here a few days ago with other British agents to investigate the local situation, said to day he believed the earthquake clause applied to San Francisco losses. He aays if it is proved the losses by fire were caused by the earthquake, he is advised they are not liable. He says the direc tors of his company act in the position of trustees and must act for the protec tion of the shareholders. .They do not have power to cheat shareholders out of their interest any more than anyone in te United States has the right to con fiscate property without due process of law. Owen says they propose fair treat ment with no preferences and that they will do all they can and more than that, they cant do, even if they wished to. Payment of between $8,000,000 and $9. 000,000 depends upon the decision of the British agents. ( RHODE ISLAND DAMAGED. NEWPORT JfEWS. Va., July 17. During a violent wind and rain storm the Norwegian turret steamship Guern sey dragged anchor and crashed into the starboard side of the battleship (Rhode Island. The battleship at once got under way and steamed further out into, the harbor for another anchorage. Several plates on the Rhode Island were slightly bent and a hole stove in the side of the tramp. HEAT CAUSES DEATHS. NEW YORK. July 17. With an offic ial maximum of 87 degrees and a street temperature nearly 10 degrees higher, New York suffered as aeverely as at any time this summer from the beat. Before a refreshing shower In the after noon brought relief, three deaths and several score of prostrations had oc curred. One man waa killed by ths storm at Staten Island.