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ITEMS OF GENERAL INTEREST fresh from the daily telegraph wires. FROH FOREO AND DOMESTIC FIELDS Happenings National, Historical and Political and Personal Events Told in Brief Paragraph« for Busy Readers. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill), is very sick at Knoxville, Tenn. Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, is quite 111. The heaviest rains of the season fell in Rice and Reno counties, Kan sas, Saturday. Federal forces south of Monclova. Mexico, are reported to have retired to Monterey or Saltillo. The recent reunion of Umatilla county, Ore., pioneers at Weston was attended by nearly 2000 people. The democratic Prince Albert George, second son of the king of England, is visiting in the United States. It seems almost certain that the Balkan peace conference will be broken if Turkey persists in certain minor demands. Even the pending "billion mark bill, appropriating »250,000,000 for German armaments, is not enough to satisfy German milatirists. William S. Coffield, 84 years old veteran of the Mexican war, as well as two Indian wars and the civil war, is the father of a girl baby, born Saturday at St. Joseph, Mo. James Wilson, former secretary of agriculture, and Henry Wallace of Iowa, an authority on agriculture, are in England to make an exhaustive study of the English tenant farmer. New York.—"By January 1, 1915, anything that floats can pass through the Panama canal between the Atlan tic and Pacific oceans," declares Colo ael George W. Goethals, chief engi a-eer of the canal zone, now at Wash iagton, D. C. McAIester, Okla. Levis of Ksxsas City, Mo., was killed irui ii persons were injured, only one serkKisi?, when a south-bound passen ger train of the Missouri, Kansas & Tiuä railroad was derailed near Mo -ÜKtaser. Mrs. George W. | Tie XTcited Irisn League of Great is quite a separate organize tion from that in Ireland, and though its purpose is the same its methods are necessarily different. It devotes itself mainly to the organization of the Irish vote in the British constitu encies and to active work at election times. Walter Hines Page, the new Amer ican ambassador to the court of St. James, received his baptism recently of fire as an after-dinner speaker in London, at a welcoming banquet given In his honor by the Pilgrims' society. Twenty years ago June 7 the town of Fargo, N. D„ was all but wiped from the map by a disastrous fire, and thir ty years ago was established the Scot tish rite in Fargo. DRESSED AS LADY, HE ESCAPED Rich Mexican Rancher Passes Line With Money Without Detection. Douglas, Ariz.—George Bagartis, Mexican-American rancher of wealth, attributes his personal safety and the possession of his money to his success at feminine^impersonation. He arrived here June 7 to relate how, by donning women's clothes, he escaped bandits here June 7 to realte how, by donning who had demanded his money Captured near Oputa, Sonora, Bogar tis was ordered to pay $5000 for his life. He took the bandits to his ranch house and told them to wait outside while he fetched the money. In the house he put. on women's clothing and, secreting his money, boldly passed through the picket lines which had been placed about the premises. The bandits doffed their big hats as the supposed woman passed and the rancher safely made his way to the border, depositing his money in a local bank here. _ . , _. .. ^ _ ... i a a oo ing a eat e Seattle. Abe . urner, 18 years old, I was shot and probably fatally injured I and City Detective Giles Humphrey I was shot and dangerously wounded Tuesday night when Humphrey and another detective engaged in a pistol fight with Turrer after he had at tempted to rob a street car conductor. These Women Were Wise Kaslo, B. C.—The Women's institute has received a carload of flour, which it is offering for sale at a close margin as a protest against the prices asked by merchants. Cold Weather East. I Washington.—The coldest weather ever recorded during June in the mid die Atlantic and New England states, the Ohio valley and lake regions was I reporte' 1 . was Montana Boy Suicides San Francisco.—Because he short $200 which he needed to lease a ranch in this state, Martin Eyraud of Collins, Mont., ended his life by jump ing into the bay. i MONTANA BRIEFS The Glendive school bond election occurs Juno 20. Glacier park is to be opened for the season June 15. The Spokane and Montana territory tariffs will go into effect August 1. W. D. Buzard of Bozeman on June 3 sheared in nine hours 372 sheep, the world's record. "Billy" Mann, buyer, of Big Horn, Wyo., is at Miles City seeking polo horses for use in the east. The official count for the first six offices in the miners' union election at Butte shows the conservatives elected all the officers. A new orchestra to be known as the Whitefish orchestra, has been organ ized in that city under the leadership of Amos Walters. A huge development project, involv ing approximately 200,000 acres of land in the vicinity of Helena, has been undertaken by a group of Spo kane capitalists. Electrical workers employed by the street railway company a f Butte have been called out, and for the first time in its history the company finds itself in a labor difficulty. The Alaska ranch is one of the best farms in the state. It comprises 1,600 acres of irrigable land located near Twin Bridges and was located by 'Governor" Pollinger. The Blackfeet and other Montana Indian tribes may now refer claims they hold against the federal govern ment to the United States court of claims for determination. Durward Shepard, a Great Northern fireman who was hostling nights at the roundhouse at Whitefish, was killed recently by being buried under several tons of fine coal. The story told by Frank Diamon I who was alleged to have confessed to tne murder of former Governor Thorn as Francis Meagher in 1865, has been found to be entirely unsubstantiated by facts. Eleven Nortaern Pacific engineers have started out of Bozeman surveying toward Logan, with the iutention of laying out a route with an easier grade on which the Northern Pacific road westward may run. The middle and south forks of the | Flathead river are gradually subsid ing, and although the north fork is still rising slowly, all danger of flood ing is believed to be passed unless heavy rains come. Max Fried of Butte, who recently was adjudged guilty of contempt of court in connection with the "white slavery" charge against him in the federal court, was ordered to pay fine of |100 on each of three counts Montana's 1913 wool yield will reach I about 25,000,000 pounds, a falling off of about 5,000,000 pounds, a loss of more than 16 per cent as compared with the production of last year, ac 1 cording to reports. The following is a list of the coun ties which have appropriated money for the San Francisco fair: Sheridan, $500; Deer Lodge, $750; Jefferson, $500; Beaverhead, $750; Lincoln, $600; Fergus, $950; Custer, $950; Dawson, $750; Hill, $600; Silver Bow, $1000. When Governor Stewart returned home from Salt Lake City, a meeting of the state tax commission was held to frame rules and regulations that county assessors will be required to follow in the assessment of banks, mortgages, money and solvent credits. The Kalispel land office has ce ived formal notice of transfer from the Helena land district to the Kalis pell lan(1 dis trict of lands within the Blackfeet Indian reservation and other i an( j s lying west of the continental di vide and north of the Missoula land district boundary. The transfer of records and archives must be complet ed by July 1. Protests against the increase of pas senger tariffs, effective July 1, by the Northern Pacific and Milwaukee from points in Montana to points in Wis consin, Illinois and eastern states, with a request that such traiffs be suspended pending an investigation of their reasonableness, have been for warded to the interstate commerce commission at Washington by the Montana railroad commission. The law passed by the last leglsla i ture providing "that before declaring a q Uaran tine a veterinary shall exhibit I to the owner or person in charge a I specimen of the parasite, under inlcro I scope or otherwise, for his inspection,' I h as nothing to do with the public ran ge, and the livestock sanitary board j ias amp i e authority to compel the dip ping of range stock> un(ler the provi . sions of section 1888 of the Revised Codes. s ^ e con ti nen,; al divide ol the Rocky mountains about three miles A cloudburst which swept the Butte east at Butte Saturday afternoon, stopped a ball game of the Union league teams and interrupted street car and Great Northern traffic for a number of hours. A torrent of rain an< i ^aM an i nc h °' haü descended, a wal1 of water three feet in height tearing down the canyons and raising I bavoc at the Columbia Gardens. It covered railroad tracks many feet un der mud and rock. Rocks weighing half a hundred tons were tossed about I like corks. I Guests nearly always get more en 1 joyment out of the entertainment pro vided than the host MOST ALL ARE NOW IN ERUPTION SENDING OUT GREAT FLAME8 AND DENSE SMOKE. KAIL STEAMER BRINGS AIL THE NEWS Many Volcanoes on West Side of Coast Inlet Showing Unusual Signs of Actavity—Great Clouds of Smoke Pour Out. Seward, Alaska.—All the volcanoes along the Alaska peninsula and adja cent islands as far to the westward as Unimak Pass are in eruption, emitting flames and dense volumes of smoke. News of the activity of the volcanoes was brought by the mail steamer Dora, from her monthly voyage to Dutch Harbor. Mount Shishaldin on Unimak island, arrivals by the Dora said, was shoot ing flames high into the air, and Mounts Pavlof and McCushion were smoking when the steamer passed them. Mount Katmai, which was in violent eruption just a year ago and which covered fertile Kodlak island with a thick layer of ashes, is send ing up a great column of smoke, fill ing the heavens with a haze discerni ble at Seward Redoubt, Ilamna and St. Augustine i *1,~ rwi. volcanoes, on the west side of Cook inlet, are also showing unusual signs of activity, smoke in increasing vol umes pouring out of their craters. As Reported Tuesday Seward, Alaska.—Although a west wind has been riving smoke and I fumes from Katmai volcano over Sew I ard no alarm is felt here as there are fourcraters on the mountain giving I vent to the internal convulsions and a terrific outburst like t' at of last year not anticioated It is believed how not anticipated, it is Denevea, now | ever, that Katmai will continue to emit vast columnsof smoke indefinite | lr. The fumes from the smoking mountain we~e noticeable here. NOTED PERSONS DIE. I Mark H. Cobb, a contemporary of I , Horace Greeley in newspaper work, died in Philadelphia of old age Sun day. Charles M. Faye, for 15 years man aging editor of the Chicago Daily News, died Sunday at his home in Au rora, 111. The Rev. James I. T. Coolidge of Cambridge, Mass., is dead. He was 95 years old and was graduated from I Harvard in the class of 1838. The Rev. Dr. Charles Augustus Briggs (Presbyterian), one of the moat widely known theologians of the coun try, is dead at his home in New York city. He was 72 years old. Charles H. Cramp, former head of the shipbuilding firm of William H. Cramp & Sons, is dead, after a linger ing illness. He was about 85 years old, and was the eldest son of William Cr^inp, who founded the business. GENERAL BLANCO NOT FOR SALE Mexican General Says Government Would Give 300,000 Pesos for Treachery. Eagle Pass, Texas.—General Lucio I r „ , .. . . .. f „i Blanco, who directed the successful rebel attack on Matamoras last week, constitutionaiist" leader, that he has been approached with an offer of 300,-1 000 pesos if he would betray Carranzo and join the forces of President Huer ta. Blanco reported that he had caused the arrest of the federal emissary, uruno Trevino, who presented creden tials Irom Governor Gonzales of the state of Nuevo Leon, and that he had been sentenced to death by a court martial. The sentence was carried out, Carranzp, to whom Trevino ap pealed, refusing to interfere. Trevino was one ofthe leaders in the Monterey revolt of last February. WM. WOOD, BIG BOSS, ESCAPES Was Found Not Guilty at Boston, of Serious Charge. Boston.—William Wood, president of American Woolen mills, accused of conspiracy to plant dynamite to dis credit the Lawrence strikers, Is a free man. Following an all-night session, the Jury in the case returned a verdict acquitting Wood on all counts. Rode 1500 Milea for $1000 Prize. Kansas City.—A 1500-mile cowboy race for a prize of $1000 started from Kansas City June 7. Miller Hawk of Spur, Texas; William Benton of Sierra Blanco, Texas, and T A. Anderson, ar ® tke coi ntestai 018 and their destination is Winnipeg, Can ada. Each of the riders has a pack pony besides his mount They will go by the way of Omaha, over the same route to Minneapolis. There each will choose a separate trail. London "Martyr" Die# London.—Emily Wilding Davison,! first "martyr" to the militant efforts | of woman to obtain the suffrage, died Sunday -t the hôpital as the result of a fracture of the skull s ustainnd in «n a fracture of the skull sustained In an pttempt to stop the kings horse, An-| mer, during the running of the derby June 4. SPORTINQ COLUMN Charlie Miller and JeBs Willard may box four rounds in San Francisco on, June 20 or 27. Edward Payson Weston, the veteran pedestrian, is walking from New York to Minneapolis. A meeting between Leach Cross and Bud Anderson is the Independence day fight program at Los Angeles. John Paul Jones of Cornell, holder of the mile record of 4:14 2-5, has an nounced his retirement from athletics. The Ad Wolgast-Johnny Dundee 20 round bout scheduled for Tuesday night, was declared off on account of Ad's thumb injury. Jimmy Britt says Bud Anderson will soon be the lightweight champ. He thinks that Bud is the class of the bunch, and Brltt knows. Browns of the old American associa tion, was buried Sunday, Chris Von der Ahe, owner of the four -time winners, the St. Louis The swimming championships of the p. N. A., to be held in Spokane Mon day, June 16, will be the first that have ever been held in an inland city. Lightweignt Champion Willie Ritchie having agreed to make 134 pounds ringside, or 133 three hours before the Fourth of July fight at San Francisco. I Spokane has secured a new $50,000 f h ut0 ^!!f Ithe actual field of active manuiactur ing in the course of the next few weeks. Agreements have been signed up by the regatta committee in charge of the first annual Coeur d'Alene regatta July 4-15, and the Portland, Nelson, B. I C„ Victoria I crews, and Vancouver rowing Alfred Crane of the Stadium high I school, Tacoma, broke the American interscholastic record for the running high jump recently when he cleared the bar at six feet 2% Inches - Crane | 1 fi ^ | is 18 years odl. Forhall Keene, captain of the newly selected American polo team, broke his collar bone Saturday in a Practice I at New York. The accident will game compel the selection of another mem ber of the American team. Playing tennis that ran the gamut from sensationalI to mediocre, the Aua tralian team defeated the United pair in the double match of ]^ av j s CU p preliminary at New (jalgary. York by 2—6, 6—2, 5—7, 6—2, 9—7. There is little fear of Arthur Pelky, the American heavyweight, being brought to trial to answer the charge of manslaughter as a result of his Although it, is still early horses are I arriving at Butte for the July race meeting and the Butte track will he pushed, it is believed, to accommodate | all the applicants for stable room. The killing Luther McCarty in the first, round of their fight for the American white heavyweight championship at prospects for the successful^ cornple tion of the Montana circuit of 58 days I -were never brighter. In the skirmish at New York Wil liam Hoppe, champion of the world at both styles of balk line billiards—18.1 and 18.2—successfully defended his title at the latter brand of play by defeating the challenger, Koji Ya mada of Tokio, Japan, by the unpre cedented score of 500 points to 33. Baseball is invading France; the English people are dissatisfied with crlc ket and are beginning to oo to the American game as a substitute; 1 Jg aw B akenlng to a Ueep in terest in outdoor sports with the hold ing o£ the n€Xt olympiad at Berlin; baseball has won Cuba, and is making rapid strides in Central America, and it has been introduced with marked I success among the savages of North-1 | ern k 112011 - POW WOW WEEK AT SPOKANE This Will Be One of Biggest Affairs Ever Pulled Off in the Northwest, June 16 to 21. With 39 towns assured the Inland Empire's participation in the ' Pow Wow at Spokane, June 16 to 21, will be on a large and active scale. Twenty high schools in many sec tions already have selected their ath letic teams for the hcampionship in | terscholastlc track and field meet. The tov/ns mentioned above will be represented each by a band, float and princess. The princesses will rule | over the Pow Wow the entire week, I and the bands will compete in a tour nament Tuesday morning, June 17, I and will play during the Inland Em pire industrial parade the same after noon. In the evening all these bands will be massed for a grand concert under Alexander Liberati. The following towns are sure of participating: Attalia, Colfax, Coeur d . A i ene> ciarkston, Colville, Cheney, Deer Park, Fairfield, Garfield, Hill yard Kettle Palls> Leavenworth, Mos cow, Nez Perce, North Yakima, Pros 8€r / Pa8CO> Pull man, Quincy, Rockford, Waterville, Wilson Creek, Zillah, Se attle, Ellensburg, Wardner-Kellogg, Republic, Chewelah, and Wenatchee Most of the following also will be represented: Milton-Freewater, Oakes-1 dale, Grand Forks, B. C., Rosalia, Fer | D, ^> c -. Lewiston and Palouse. Entries for the interscholastic meet bee ® re °e iv ed from high schools 6 towns: Colfax, North Yaki ma> 0rangev!Ue> Republic, Lind, Coeur d'Alene, Nez Perce, Missoula, Sand point, Lewiston, Lewis & Clark High I School, Spokane; North Central High TIFF BILL LENGTHY THE RATES, AS PROPOSED, WILL BE LOWEST AND FREE LIST THE LONGEST KNOWN. AS REVISED BÏ SENATE COMMITTEE Among the Articles on Free List are: Meats, Flour, Live Stock, Wheat, Probably With Countervailing Duty. Washington.—As they will go to the Democratic caucus, the tariff rates will be the lowest in history and the free list will be the longest ever known. As revised b& the senate sub committees, and likely to have the ap p rova i 0 f the finance committee ma jority, the free list will contain, among other articles, the following: Meats, flour, live stock, wheat, prob ably with a countervailing duty; oats land oatmeal, barley, rye, lumber, coal, boots and shoes, breads and biscuits, raw wool, sugar to be free in three years; buckwheat and buckwheat flour, cocoa, coffee, tea, cornmeal, fish, bananas, jute, hides, India rubber, in digo, cottonseed oil, castor oil, codliver r"' potPtoes ' sag0 ' ve ^ables, ivory, sew i ne: machines, tvoewriters. orinl sewing machines, typewriters, print paper, steel rails, pig iron, ferro man ganese used in manufacturing steel photograph films, and many chemicals used in manufacturing. Comparative Figures. A table prepared by the senate finance committee showing compara tive figures based on the Underwood tariff bill and the present tariff law shows the average ad valorem rate in the proposed law to be 32.99 per cent, aS againat 43 64 per cent Under the Payne-Aldrich law. The estimated loss of revenue through the augmented free list in the Underwood bill would be $ 2 4,718,.29 on an import valuation Revenue under the • ov ,.i„ si v B nf th« in proposed bill exclusive of the income tax is estimated at ♦266,701,130, as compared with $304,216,694 under the present rates. With the income tax revenue estimated at approximately $80,000,000 the total revenue under the proposed bill would aggregate about $347,000,000. School, Spokane; St. Maries Indian Mission School, Riverside, Pendleotn, and Prosser. Every town will send Its delegation of boosters, tue railroad rate of fare and one-third for the round trip re ducing the cost to a minimum Monday's feature will be a pictorial pageant in which 4,000 school children in costumes and with floats will par ticipate. The evening event will be the grand coronation ball at Natalo rium parl>. Tuesday, June 17, will be the great j Qr i n i an( j Empire, with an afternoon parade illustrating the varied resources of all parts of this district. The parade will be nearly 40 blocks long, and there will be a band in every block. Four moving picture concerns will secure reels of this pa rade to be shown in all parts of North America. Tuesday evening the big concert by the massed Inland Empire bands will be given in the stadium, followed by an elaborate pyrotechnic display. .. w m precede the opening of the two northwest Shriners will be held, fol A parade by high school athletes day interscholastic meet in the sta dium Wednesday afternoon. The militia tournament will be held the same day, and Aviator Johnny Bryant will make the first of two afternoon flights, rising from the stadium field. Wednesday evening the parade of lowed by the first of two nights of boxing and wrestling between the champions of western athletic clubs. Thursday afternoon will see the con clusion of the interscholastic meet, a military tournament by Uncle Sam's troops, and an aeroplane flight. The parade of northwest fraternal orders will be held on the downtown streets in the evening, followed by the finals of the boxing and wrestling meet. Friday afternoon will usher in the big track and field meet of northwest colleges and Olympic stars, and in the evening comes the Mardi Gras celebra tion and confetti battle. The Pow Wow masked ball will be held in four large halls. The Pow Wow will be concluded on Saturday with a floral automobile pa rade and a flower show at the armory, which will be open Sunday afternoon also. Rev. Cooke Sets Nuptial Day. New York—Some time within the next week or 10 days Jere Knode Cooke, the former Hempstead, N. Y„ clergyman, whose wife divorced him June 7, will be married to Floretta Whaley, with whom he eloped six years ago. The date of the marriage probably will be set for the day Cooke receives a certified copy of the divorce decree. This Is a Lobbyist. Washington.—"A man who threatens to close his factory or to create a panic if congress does thus and so is a lob byist of the worst character," declared Senator Kern of Indiana. "This does not apply, of course, to men who are presenta sincere and honest In their tion of their case, he added. — A divorce decree costs a good d ®»l more than a marriage license, but one expects to pay more for luxuries. ON PACIFIC COAST Dr. Herbert Metcalf, resident sur geon on the lonely Fivn"'* - *- ♦»'••*\d, is dead. Three men are under arrest at Se attle pending an examination ïor an attempt to extort $1000 from Nick Pantages by blackmail methods. While walking with friends near the summit of Mount Wilson, Cal., J. D. Cole of Albert, Colo., lost Iiis foot ing Friday and fell over a precipice to his death. At high noon Monday Rex Oregonus and his retinue were welcomed in Portland, where, with suitable cere mony, he inaugurated the seventh an nual rose festival and carnival of flow ers. A petition signed by 60,000 Oregon school children expressing the desire that the battleship Oregon be detailed to lead the parade through the Panama canal at its formal opening has reached Secretary Daniels. Frank Esola, former police detective in San Francisco, was found guilty of grand larceny in complicity with the operations of the "Forty Thieves" bunco gang which operated in that city for many months. Southern Pacific train, northbound from Albany for Portland, was wrecked near Salem Saturday and several persons slightly injured. The train struck a "kinked" rail and three coaches turned partially over. Because of a split in a switch both engines and two baggage-mail ex press cars of the Santa Fe Overland were ditched near Pomona, Cal. The passengers were unhurt but the en gine crews were badly scalded. Those of the 700 or more amateur wireless operators on the Pacific coast who do not by July 1 report to the government the location and descrip tion of their plants will be prosecuted and subject to imprisonment, fines of <>500 and the confiscation of their out fits, it is said. Dawson, Y. T.—The much-talked-of rate war on the Yukon river began yesterday when the White Pass steam er Canadian and the Side Streams Navigation company's steamer Videtto, operated in connection with the boats of the Northern Commercial company, departed side by side from Dawson for White Horse, the head of navigation. Each company cut last, year's freight, and passenger rates 50 per cent. It. is announced officially that all the heavy concrete work of the six locks of the Panama canal lias been com pleted. The lower guard gates at Gatun and Pedro Miguel and the upper guard gates at Miraflores will be closed as soon as possible after June 15, the plan being to allow Lake Gatun to fill. Gatun lake will be an artificial body of water of 110 square miles. It's greatest depth will be 90 feet. FAVORS CALIFORNIA LAND BILL Washington Grange Adopts Resolution at Colville Convention—Advo cates Abolishment of Tariff. Colville, Wash.- At the closing ses sion of the Satte Grange convention here a resolution submitted by the legislative committee, favoring an alien land ownership law similar to the one recently passed by the Cali fornia legislature, was adopted by an overwhelming majority. A resolution was passed advocating that all lobbyists before the legisla ture should register, pay a fee and file a statement of authority and by whom employed. The grange declared itself against the collecting of fees re quired of candidates .at the primary elections. An educational campaign oil the organization of townships was ad vocated. Resolutions were passed favoring the abolishing of all tariff on farm products; a commission form of gov ernment for the state; a boycott of all publications carrying advertise ments of whisky, tobacco and drugs; increased work for the extension de partment of the state college, and stricter enforcement of the laws re garding pure foods. A resolution fa voring the abolishing of jury trials was defeated by an almost unanimous vote. HUERTA THREATENS Warns Rebels to Lay Down Arms at Once or They Will Be Exterminated. Eagle Pass, Texas.—A letter pur porting to be issued by the Huerta minister of war in Mexico City, warn ing constitutionalists to lay down their arms immediately, has reached here. The note threatened constitutionalists with being "pertinaciously punished until they are exterminated without pity." Boy Confessed to Two Murders Ironton, Ohio.—A cording to local authorities Berkeley Flemming, aged 20, a farmer, conf< ssed here tonight to the murder of his mother, Mrs. Emma Flemming, aged 45 years, and his brother Culbertson, : "el 25, July 14, 1910, at Coryvilla, one mile north of Ironton. Confederate Memorial Day Washington.—Confederate memorial day exercises were held Sunday at Ar lington national cemetery under the auspices of southern organizations In Washlrgton. The output of the Anaconda Copper company's smelters la..t month was 1,800,000 pounds greater than In April and 2,700,000 pounds larger than the March production.