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TURKS ARE REPULSED
TAKE OFFENSIVE AGAINST BUL GARIANS BEFORE BULAIR FORT. [NGACEMENT LASTED FOR HOURS Bombardment of Adrianople Continues With Uniform Success-Deserters Say People Are Leaving the City. Sofia.-An official statement issued Monday says the Turks took the of fensive Saturday against the Bulgar. ians before Bulair, in the Gallipoli pen insula. After a fierce engagement last ing several hours, the Bulgarians re pulsed the Turks, pursuing them to the Bulair forts. Many wounded were left on the field. Turkish prisoners say six divisions took part in tne movement. At night fall the Turks made another attempt down the coast, where 20 vessels had made their appearance. The landing parties from the ships were attacked by the Bulgarians, who inflicted heavy losses. The Turkish vessels thereupon sailed away. All attempts of the Turks to assume the offensive at Tchatalja have been checked. They essayed to land troops at Podima, to the northeast of Istran dia on the Black sea, but were beaten off, leaving 50 dead. The bombardment of Adrianople con tinues with uniform success. Deserters say people within the in vested city are fleeing from one sec tion to another to avoid the Bulgarian shells. According to non-official information received here tonight the Turks under took today no further operations on the coast of the Sea of Marmora, and it is believed that as a result of the check they sustained at Charkeui they have abandoned the idea of effecting a landing. It is stated also that the Bulgarians repulsed today a sortie on the east front of Adrianople. GENERAL TRADE CONDITIONS Bradstreet's and the Financier Reviev Commercial Affairs. Bradstreet's review of trade says: Though trade trends are running in a favorable direction there is enough irregularity to divest the situation o1 uniformity. Over and beyond all i1 the fact that the larger centers of dis tribution continue to do remarkably well, this being most potent in cereal producing regions that were favored by heavy crops. Comparatively few places can boast of good, seasonable retail trade. Money is easy, funds are returning from the interior in volume and west ern banks are liberal buyers of com mercial paper. The stock market ap pears to have been heavily oversold, but most of the activity has been con tributed by a few stocks. Business failures for the week end ed January 30, were 361, which com pares with 312 in the like week of 1912. There were 25 failures in Can ada. Wheat, including flour, exports from the United States and Canada for the week ended January 30, aggregated 5,370,916 bushels, against 3,157,469 bushels this week last year. The Financier says: The state statement of the New York clearing house banks was distinctively uiffer ent from those of the preceding few weeks, the current exhibit having shown a decrease of $3,609,000 in cash, whereas preliminary estimates had in dicated a gain of more than twice that amount. It is difficult to explain the discrepancy except tnat money with drawn for gold exports counted large ly in the totals. Money is still flowing in this direc tion from the interior although the banks have been losing to the sub treasury on account of withdrawals for export purposes. A very large volume of national bank notes has also been going to Washington for re demption. Loans increased $25,838,000 and this, with an increase of $8,992,000 in deposits, brought about a decrease of $5,340,200 in excess reserve, making the present surplus above the 25 per cent minimum $16,125,200. WILSON WORKS ON SPEECH Prepares Address to Be Given at Inaugural Ceremony. Princeton, N. J.-President-elect Wilson has completed the first draft of his inaugural address. He acted as his own stenographer in producing the document. He sketched it in short hand first, and rewrote it on type writer. It is about 2000 words long, he said, but he may add to or abbre viate it. Importation of "Luxuries." Importation of "luxuries" into the United States is now running at the rate of a million dollars a day. The total for the month of October was $32,000,000. The total for the year 1912 will aggregate $250,000,000. Turks Lose Heavily. Sofia.-Fifteen thousand Turks were killed and 10,000 captured by the Bal kan forces fighting on the Gallipoli peninsula, last week, according to an official statement. Wear Gold and White. Chicago.-Gold and white are to be the costumes of the Illinois delegation of suffragettes in the national parade in Washington on March 3. MINES AND MINERS Ten feet of solid ore has been strucl in the 100-foot level of the Silvel Hoard mine, at Ainsworth, B. C. Ore of shipping grade has beer found by the Copper King Mining com pany in the long crosscut on its prop erty near Chewelah. The government's case in New Yorl against A. L. Wisner and John J. Mey ers, indicted for misuse of the mailb to promote oil and mining properties resulted in no verdict. The appearance' of mineral in a streak of pure quartz has inspired a forecast that ore will be struck within 50 feet in the property of the Jo Dandy Mining company near Chewelah. Thirteen miners were killed at the Bolsover Derby mine near Mansfield, Eng., when a bucket holding 800 gal Ions of water dropped down the shaft of the mine when the hoist broke. Ore in a body four feet wide, having a content of $50 to $75 to the ton, mainly gold, has been struck by the north drift on the 200-foot level of the Ben Hur mine, according to advices from Republic. Ore from the Granby mines at Grand Forks, B. C., treated in the last ten days of January amounted to 35, 720 tons, giving a total treatment for the month of 102,149 tons. The blister copper treatment for the ten days was 704,245 pounds, making the month's output 1,828,245 pounds. The 100-ton concentrating plant built two years ago at the Aladdin mine, in the Deep creek basin, 20 miles north from Colville, Wash., has been sold to the Hall Creek .Mining corn pany. The plant is being dismantled and moved on the snow to the Hall creek location, near Covada, where it will be reconstructed and ready for operation about June 1. In connection with the report that the Kavanaugh mill, on the Jo Dandy mine at Cripple Creek, is obtaining a net profit of 65 cents a ton from dump ore having a gold content of but $2 to the ton, or $1000 net a month, it has been volunteered in many mining cir cles that there are millions of tons of ore available on dumps and in ledges in the northwest states which have a higher average gold content to the ton but which today are classed as value less because no method for the eco nomical extraction of their metal has been provided. In the Coeur d'Alenes there are many mines that will be producing heavily within a few months that are now just reaching an active stage of development. Among these are the Marsh, Inter-State-Callahan, Nabob, Jack Waite, Black Horse and several others, while the Tamarack and Cus ter Consolidated is certain to pay divi dends before long. In addition to these are the many groups recently acquired by the Federal company, chief among which are the Star, Frisco and Green hill-Cleveland, that are certain to be worked extensively in a few months, adding immensely to the wealth of the region. New York. Copper-Unsettled; spot and Feb ruary, $14.50 bid; electrolytic, $15.7; @16.25, nominal; lake, $firstname.lastname@example.org nominal; casting, $15.50, nominal. Tin-E-asy; spot, $48.20. Lead-Steady, $email@example.com. Spelter-Weak, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Antimony-Nominal; Cookson's at $9.75. Iron-Unsettled and unchanged. Copper arrivals, 720 tons. Exports this month, 7620 tons. Bar silver, 621/c; Mexican dollars, 48 /Sc. Amend Water Power Bill. Senator W. L. Jones of the state of Washington has offered an amendment to the bill involving the rights of pow er companies, recognizing the right of the state to control all water powers within its borders. The question of the policy of federal and state governments to control water powers undoubtedly will come up for settlement at this session of congress. All for "Uncle Joe." Washington.-President Taft will at tend the farewell dinner to "Uncle Joe" Cannon here February 15. Friends of the veteran of 40 years in congress, who was retired to private life in last fall's democratic landslide, are preparing to send him home with a rousing farewell celebration. Bibles for Inaugural Guests. The spiritual welfare, as well as the temporal needs of visitors to Wash ington, D. C., during inauguration week will be provided for by the Order of the Gideons. Five thousand Bibles will be placed in the rooms of the 78 hotels of the city and the boarding houses will be cared for later. Salvador President Dead. San Salvador.-Dr. Mankel E. Aura Jo, president of the republic of Salva dor, who was wounded by the bullets of an assassin February 4, died Sun day. Presidential power in Salvador has been vested in Carlos Melendez, the first designate. Settle Mrs. Eddy's Will. Boston.-Litigation over the bequest of $2,000,000 made to the First Church of Christ, Scientist, of Boston, by Mrs. Mary Baker G. Eddy, ended Monday when her natural heirs joined with the trustees of the church in decrees en tered in the several courts involved. Philadelphia's 1912 death rate was L5.08 a thousand of population. RUNAWAY ORE TRAIl ENGINE AND FIVE CARS HAVI RECORD TRIP FROM BURKE TO WALLACE. ENTIRE CREW INJURED, NOT SERIOUS Thrown Out Into Deep Snow-Trair Goes Entirely to Pieces-Emerg ency Brakes and Reversing En gine Do Not Halt Flight. Wallace, Idaho.-Dashing down the narrow, winding canyon from Burke to a point about one mile above this city, a distance of six miles, on a 4 per cent grade and at a speed esti mated at 80 to 90 miles an hour, was the terrible experience of the train crew of the Burke ore train on the O.-W. R. & N. company's line between this city and the town of Burke Satur day morning. The train left here at the usual hour and proceeded up the canyon to Burke in charge of Conductor J. Barry, with engine No. 325, driven by Engineer Roy A. Hinkle and Fireman E. D. Malone, and T. W. McPherson and L. M. O'Shea as brakemen. Arriving at Burke, they put in on siding, where five cars of ore were awaiting them to be taken down the line to the Hecla mill at Gem. Emergency Brakes Useless. The couplings were made and the train started, with everything under control, when suddenly the momentum of the train under its heavy load began to increase to an alarming extent and the emergency brakes were applied, without any effect. Hinkle, who was backing his engine down a head of the load, threw the engine on the forward motion in the hope of stopping the runaway train. This proved futile, for the heavy load gained such a momentum on the heavy grade that the engine with all its strength, was unable to check the wild rushing weight bearing down upon it and it went shrieking, steaming and puffing ahead of its load down the canyon. Two Cars Leave Track. When the wild train struck a curve just above Gem two of the heavy load ed ore cars jumped the track, scatter ing ore and debris over the right of way. The remaining three cars and the engine remained on the track and rushed down the canyon gaining speed at every second until it struck the spur track known as the High Line that takes the-ore to the Stewart and Green Hill-Cleveland mills, just above the city. The engine took the slight curve at the switch, but could not hold it. The tender broke loose from the engine and rolled down the bank with the three ore cars after it, while the en gine, as if to clear the high trestle going up the high line, made one awful lunge, lost its cab at the end of the trestle, turned once and a half and landed on its side in the bottom of the gulch, stripped of everything ex cept its wheels, 300 feet from where it struck the switch to the high lone. To the deep snow on each side of the track every member of the train crew owes his life, as had they been thrown on the rough ground that lines the track on each side, probably not one of them would now be alive. As it is the most seriously injured is Brakeman O'Shea, who was badly bruised and scratched and has two broken ribs. $250,000 HOME FOR GIRLS GIVEN BY W. A. CLARK Montana Ex-Senator Erects in Los Angeles Institution for Young Working Women. Los Angeles, Cal.-Fully recovered from his recent illness former Senator William A. Clark was able Saturday to attend the dedication of the Mary An drews Clark home, which he built here for working girls in memory of his mother. The home cost approximately $250,000 and is, intended to shelter young women who work for wages ranging from $5 to $10 per week. *Board and lodging at the home will average $4 per week and in addition to having individual rooms the girls will have the free use of sewing machines and the laundries. Under the deed of gift by which Senator Clark gave the institution to the Young Women's Christian association, the home must. be self-sustaining. The home, which is said to be the only one of its kind in the United States, has a large library, a gymnnL sium and tennis, handball and basket ball courts. William. Rockefeller Remains III. Brunswick, Ga.-William Rockef l ler is reported to be little improved after his breakdown while he was bI,' ing questioned by Chairman Pujo of the house money trust committi . His condition is considered veryb, serious, but there is no immedclite danger. Alaska Rate War. A rate war between the White l'us company and Northern Navigatiitn company on both passengers land freight is expected to begin as soon as the great river opens. The White Plass and Yukon Railway company is a \Vest Virginia corporation. Archbishop of Alberta. Bishop Legat of the diocese of St. Albert, Alberta, has been appointed archbishop of Alberta by the pope. I MARKET REPORTS Dispatches concerning other qeota tions, conditions and phases are as follows: Chicago. Cattle-Market steaoy. Beeves, $6.50@9; steers, $email@example.com; western steers, $5.6007.30; stockers and feed ers, $firstname.lastname@example.org; cows and heifers, $3@ 7.50; calves, $6.50@10. hogs-Market dull. Light, $7.60@ 7.85; mixed $email@example.com; heavy, $7.45@ 7.82y; rough, $firstname.lastname@example.org; pigs, $6.40 @7.65; bulk, $email@example.com. Sheep-Market strong. Native, $4.85(186.10; western, 44.90@6; year lings, $firstname.lastname@example.org; lambs, native, $6.75 @8.00; western, $email@example.com. Portland. Wheat-Track prices. Club, 85@ 86c; bluestem, 94@95c; fortyfold, 87c; red Russian, 84c; valley, 87c. Butter-City and country creamery, extras, solid pack, 36c. Portland Union Stock Yards Co. re ports receipts for the week: Cattle, 1,072; calves, 1; hogs, 4,622; sheep, 3.541; horses, 16. Prices have sagged fully twenty-five cents all along tne une. Prime steers sold $7.50(07.75; cows, $firstname.lastname@example.org; heifers, $email@example.com, and bulls at $6 rep resent a conservative price range. Downward tendency to the swine trade early in the week became chronic by Thursday, when best light weight hogs sold at $firstname.lastname@example.org. Choice wethers are down a quarter at $l6 to $6.15; ewes, $email@example.com. Lamb market steady to a shade weaker; tops, $firstname.lastname@example.org, demand not so urgent. Bulk of sheep house offerings during week only medium quality. The following sales are representa tive: Steers, $email@example.com; cows, $6@ 6.73; heifers, $7.50; bulls, $5(6; hogs, $firstname.lastname@example.org; lambs, $email@example.com; wethers, $6.10; ewes, $5.25. Tacoma. Wheat-The flurry in the wheat market has subsided in large measure, so far as operations in the buying and selling of tht cereal are concerned, though the basis of prices established by the recent spurt still maintains, with bluestem at 98c and club at 88c. Sales of the former have been made at Ic better figure in round lots, but the tendency has been slightly easier at the close. One consignment of 2,000 tons is being placed aboard a line steamship for European delivery lo cally, but there is practically no buy ing on that account at the present. No charters have recently been con summated, and the nominal basis is approximately 47s 6d for steamers and 40s for sailing vessels. The operations since thb first of the year have made heavy inroads upon surplus stock held in the hands of producers throughout the Inland Em pire, and recent estimates of the carry-over by farmers in the Palouse country place the total at as low as 10 per cent of last season's crop. San Francisco. Butter-,Fancy creamery, 37c. Eggs -Store, 23c; fancy ranch, 24c. Wheat-Firm. Barley-Firm. Bar ley, feed, $1.37; Oats-White, $1.40@ 1.50. Millstuffs-Bran, $firstname.lastname@example.org; mid dlings, $email@example.com. Liverpool. Wheat-Spot quiet; futures steady. March, 7s 51d; May, 7s 31/d; July, 7s 3%d. SPOKANE WEEKLY REPORT. Provisions. Butter-No change is reported in the situation. Quotations remain un changed with the market firm. Re ports from Chicago state that al though prices remained on the same basis the market had a good healthy tone with the movement quite satis factory. At New York the market was good with a slight advance noted in quotations. Cheese-Quotations on cheese re main unchanged. The market is hold ing steady and a satisfactory volume of business is being done. Prospects are that the market will remain un changed for some time. Eggs-Quotations are on the same basis as those of last week. The mar ket is firm and business is good. Cold weather has a tendency to shut off the supply of local eggs and if it con tinues the prospects are that prices will be forced up. At Cbicago the market was steady and business nor mal. Poultry-Quotations on chickens have advanced one cent. This is prob ably due to the cold and the heavy snow keeping farmers from bringing their produce to market. The demand for chickens is good. Quotations on other poultry are unchanged with the demand inactive. i'resh Meats-Quotations on all lines remain unchanged with the mar ket in general firm. If cold weather and snow continues indications are that there will be an advance in all lines of dressed meats and stock on the hoof. In all parts of the country stockraisers are compelled to feed their stock on account of the ground being covered with deep snow. Lard and Cured Meats-No change is noted in this department. Quota tions remain firm with a normal amount of business going on. The fact that many logging camps have shut down on account of the deep snow has somewhat restricted the de mand. Hides and Wool-Prices show no change from those of last week. Busi ness is somewhat quiet, due to the fact that in the small packing houses throughout the country the hides are so frozen and stiff that it is almost impossible to take them up. Cold and snow is also preventing farmers from bringing in their goods. Fruits and Vegetables. Apples - Quotations remain un changed. Business continues dull, with prospects of a change very slight. What business is going on now is being done principally by farmers and peddlers. Reports from ARE " WHITE SLAVES" CHICAGO RESORT KEEPERS BUY GIRLS FOR IMMORAL PUR POSES AT $25 EACH. FEDERAL COURT AFTER THE TRADERS Gang Alleged to Have Got $12,000 on Sales-Two Men Convicted-One Victim's Relatives Recover Her for $300. New York,-The existence of a "white slave" gang that salls girls for $25 to $30 each to owners or keepers of resorts in Chicago was described to Judge Hand in federal court Satur day by Assistant United States Dis trict Attorney Walker, who moved for heavy sentences for Frank Filasto, a wine merchant, and Joseph Ribuffo, a barber, of Paterson, N. J., convicted of forcing a young woman to enter a resort in Paterson. Sentences were deferred pending decision on motions for a new trial. According to federal counsel money order receipts are in the government's possession showing that "white slav ers" here have received $12,000 'for girls sent to Chicago. Telegrams men tioning names of victims, prices paid for them and agents who accompanied them west also are said to have been deized. Urging the maximum penalty for Filasto and Ribuffo, Mr. Walker told the court that an alleged member of the gang had been arrested in Chi cago and held in $3000 bail there. The telegrams passed between the Chicago man and Filasto, Mr. Walker said, and he mentioned a west side druggist, a physician and Joseph Merino, now serving eight years as a "white slaver" as other members of the "ring." The federal attorney told a par ticular case where a 14-year-old girl was kidnaped, sent to Chicago and re covered a year later when relatives signed a contract to pay $300 for her return. Affects Liquor Traffic. Washington.-The Webb bill to pro hibit the interstate shipment of liquor into dry states for purposes of sali "or in any manner used" in violation of the state laws, was passed by th( house Saturday. Wyoming for Direct Elections. Cheyenne, Wyo.-The house joint resolution providing for the ratifica tion of the amendment to the United States constitution for the direct elec tion of senators was passed in the senate Saturday. Great Britain's textile mills employ more than 1,000,000 persons. Chicago now claims a population of 2,343,405. Chicago state that the movement in boxed apples was slow and showed very little change, while there was a fairly good demand for barreled goods. Other Fruits-Quotations on other fruit remain unchanged. Prices in general are steady and a fair volume of business is being reported. Potatoes-As yet no change is not ed in the situation; jobbers are doing very little business, as what demand there is for this vegetable is being supplied by farmersA and peddlers. RIeports from Chicago state that the local market continued unsatisfactory, while outside trade was active. At New York the market was weak and prices took a drop. Offerings were very heavy. Tomatoes - Quotations have de clined slightly and are holding steady at $2.25. Sweet Potatoes-Although prices practically off the market, as it is get ting late in the season and there is considerable danger of shipments rot ting on the dealers' hands. Other Vegetables-With the excep tion of hothouse lettuce, which has taken a slight decline, quotations on other vegetables remain unchanged, with the market steady and business normal. Grain, Flour and Feed. Wheat--During the last week the market took a decline of from 3 to 4 cents. This is probably due to the fact that millers on the coast got to gether and decided that they were paying too much for wheat, and agreed to buy no more at the high price that prevailed. At present busi ness is practically at a standstill; millers have enough grain on hand that they can afford to be independ ent, and prices are so high that very little is being exported. It is esti mated that at present there is about 20 per cent of last year's crop in the Palouse country; about 15 per cent in the Big Bond country, and about 15 per cent in the Walla Walla country. Feed-No changes in quotations are noted in this department. Local houses report that business in oats, barley, etc., is considerable better than that for the corresponding month of last year; the coast busi ness is especially good. In the line of hay the volume of trade going on is not quite so good, as the snow is pre venting farmers from bringing in their produce. Seeds-All kinds of clovers are very short, while grass seeds, such as tim othy, blue grass and red top are plen tiful and prices low. Indications point to a shortage of beardless barley. Flour-No change has been report ed over are quotations of last week. A decline, however, Is expected in sympathy with the drop in the wheat market. The amount of business be ing done at present is fair and exports are normal. ON PACIFIC COAST The Rev. Frank Horn, the former Richmond clergyman, who is now in jail at Redwood City, Cal., on a big amy charge, has c-nfessed. Roy E. Rankin, a Los Angeles insur. ance man, was shot by an unknown person at Tijuana, Lower California, Sunday, and perhaps mortally wound ed. Adolph Sutro, scion of a pioneer San Francisco family, won a hydroplane license from the International Aero nautical association by flights Sunday over San Francisco bay. Robert Heller, a brass finisher, en tered a drug store at San Francisco Sunday, asked for a bottle of "pain killer," shot the clerk, Albert Irwin, in the back as he reached for a bottle and then killed himself. Heller will recover. Without a suit or legal proceedinge of any kind the railways in Oregon have put in 21 commodity rates cover ing nearly all the manufactures of Oregon and effecting reductions under the old class rates of from 14 to 40 per cent to Idaho and Utah common points. HE KILLED THREE WORKMEN Superintendent of Wood Work Con. Cern in Indiana May Be Insane. Evansville, Ind.-Three Negroes em ployed by Millionaire Fathers in his wood working establishments were shot and instantly killed by Allen Von Behren, aged 22, Saturday. Behren drove to the police station in an automobile and surrendered. "I had to kill them," he told the police. "They swore they would get me." The dead men are Walter Washing ton, John Andy and IHenry gordon. The factories were closed following the murders. Von llehren is superintendent of the establishment and carried two revolv ers. The police assert he deliberately picked out his victims. The men met death in different parts of the shop. INDIAN MAIDENS IN PAGEANT Will Be Led by Daughter of Chief Three Bears in Suffragette Parade. Washington.--Dawn Mist, daughter of Chief Three Bears of the Glacier National Park Indians, will command a troop of mounted Indian maidens in the cavalry division of the women's suffrage pageant here on March 3. This is said to be the first time Indian women have taken any part in the nation-wide movement for extending the franchise to women. Nevada Divorces Harder. Carson City, Nev.-After a long cam paign by the press of the state ending with a public movement headed by the women of Reno, a bill to discourage divorce seekers from coming to Ne vada, by extending the period of resi dence from six months to one year, passed the assembly today by a vote of 30 to 22, one being absent. It is made effective January 1, 1914. It must go to the senate now, and that body is said to favor its passage. Will Lead Suffragette Parade. Washington.-Mrs. Richard Cole Burleson, wife of Lieutenant Burleson and one of the most attractive, ardent supporters of the suffragette move ment, will act as grand marshal of the great parade which is expected to startle Washington on the day before President-elect Wilson is inaugurated. It is expected that Mrs. Burleson will be at the head of a column of 100,000. suffragettes. Unify the School Systems. Philadelphia.-Unifying of school systems, abolishing useless courses, adaptation of courses to students and vocational and specialized training are among the subjects which will be dis cussed by the superintendence division of the National Education association at its annual convention to be held here from February 24 to March 1. Mrs. Cleveland Weds Again. Princeton, N. J.-Mrs. Grover Cleve land and Thomas Joseph Preston were married Monday morning by President John Grier tHibben of Princeton uni versity in Prospect, the executive resi dence of the university. Ask Midshipmen to Resign. Announcement was made at the naval academy Saturday that the resig nations of 39 midshipmen had been called for as a result of the recent semi-annual mental examination, in which that number failed. Senate Honors Late Members. The eulogies on late Senators Tay lor of Tennessee and Nixon of Nevada and Representatives Madison and Mitchell of Kansas were delivered in the senate Saturday. Real Estate Loans By Banks. W\Vshington.-An amendment to the national bank law to permit national banks to loan money on real estate was introduced in congress Saturday. For One-Cent Postage. Demands for 1-cent postage are flooding the Washington delegation in congress. Most of the communications are from the rural districts. New Boss at Soldiers Home. Congress has passed a bill placing Los Angeles soldiers' home under sec retary of war.