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VOLUME 1. NUMBER 297.
FIGHTIN NEA riimirtwr OFFICIAL REPORT TO ST. PETERS- BURG 8AYS SKIRMISHERS EXCHANGE SHOTS. RUSSIANS SUSTAIN NO CASUALTIES I4APANE8E LOST FIVE KILLED IN i FIRST ENGAGEMENT AND SIX IN SECOND. St. Petersburg, April 7."All Is Hiuiet on the Yalu" is the report from General Kachtallnky, telegraphed April 6 to General Kuropatkin, who forward ed the message to the emperor. The report added that an exchange of shots occurred between Russian cavalry and Japanese skirmishers near Wiju. The Russians sustained no loss es. Five Japanese were killed. The number wounded is not known. The stores of a Russian village near Yongampo (south of Wiju on the Yalu river, Korea) have been wrecked and burned by a detachment of Japanese infantry numbering 300 men. General "Kachtallnky also reported that opposite Turmitchen, on the isl and of Matuzeo, in the Yalu river, some Russian volunteers had a skir mish with a Japanese outpost from Wiju. There were no casualties on the Russian side. Six Japanese were killed. CONFERENCE BEFORE THRONE. Meeting of High Officials of Japanese Government. Tokio. April 7.A conference was held at the imperial headquarters be fore the throne during the day at which Lieutenant General Terauchi, minister of war Vice Admiral Yama* moto, minister of the navy, command ing officers in the army and navy Ma jor General Ishimoto, vice minister of war Rear Admiral Saito, vice minis ter of the navy, and a number of the elder statesmen were present. It is understood that the recent na val campaign was discussed and de tailed reports of Vice Admiral Togo's operations were read by Lieutenant Saito, who was a participant in the first, attempt to block Port Arthur, who recounted in detail this particular operation, giving his personal expe riences and views. If any conclusions regarding future operations were reached at the conference they were pot made Diibllc. Housecleaning Suggests New Carpets, Rugs, Curtains, Shades, Etc.. We carry a large stock of such goods and can make prompt delivery flri GENERAL KUROPATKIN REVIEWS THE RUSSIAN FORCES AT NEWCHWANG. Newchwang, April 7.General Ku ropatkin, commander-in-chief of the Russian forces in the Far East, arrived here during the day and reviewed about 4,000 troops on the parade ground outside of the fort here. One battery of horse artillery, several bat teries of field artillery, parts of four regiment of Siberian rifles and detach ments of Cossacks and regular caval ry participated in the review. Russian secret service agents re- nnrtAj the Jacanese intended atp auacK wewcnwang Tuesday. On account of the mining of the river and also in expectation of prac tice firing from the forts merchant ships are not using the lower reach of the river. General Kondratoyich, the Russian commander here, who has been prais ed on account of the order aud clean liness prevailing at Newchwang, says he is now prepared for a Japanese at tack, which it is evident the other au thorities also expect. The command of General Kondrato yich embraces the scout patrols west of Lioa*river and also the troops in the districts south, including Kaichou and north, including the railroad and Haiehong. The troops now here are of a better Class than when war opened. General Kondratovich is opening a new hospital at Newchwang. The re lations of the Russian authorities with the foreign residents here are improv ing, and the administrator proposes to consult and co-operate with the for eigners for the protection of neutral lives and interests. RUSSIANS ENGAGE BANDITS. Ten of the Latter Are Killed in the Skirmish. Mukden, April 7:In a skirmish be tween frontier guards ar.d Chinese bandits, April 2, at a point on tho southern section of the railroad, three guards were wounded and ten ban dits were killed and twenty were wounded. A force has been dispatched in pur suit of the bandits. HELENA AT SHANGHAI. American Gunboat Leaves Newchwang Unannounced. Washington, April 7.The navy de oartmont has received a cabjeeram Ingrain Carpets at 65, 75 and 90c a Yard Velvet Carpets at $1 a Yard Axminster Carpets at $1.25 a Yard Art Squares from $3.50 to $12 Each Rugs from 85c to $20 Each Matting from 25 to 75c a Yard linoleum from 55 to 75c a Yard Lace Curtains from ~50c to $15 a Pair Draperies from $2.50 to $14 a Pair Window Shades from 25c to $2 Each Bissel's Carpet Sweepers^frorn $2.50 to $3.50 Each T3EMIDJI. MT5TNESOTA. FIVE PERSONS ARE DEAD FIRE AT MOUNT VERNON, N. Y., DESTROYS THREE-STORY STRUCTURE. Mount Vernon. N. Y., April 7.Five persons are dead and another is dying as the result of a fire that occurred in the Columbia Hall building, a metal sheathed three-story structure located In WHson.place, .The dead, are-: __Na-. than Frey, sixty-six years old Isa'dor Frey, twelve years Helen Frey,nine years Henry Frey, three years Gus sie Dohring, ten years. Mrs. Rebecca Frey is dying in the Mount Vernon hospital. The first floor was occupied by the Columbia Piano company, on the sec ond floor was Columbia hail and on the third floor were apartments occupied by the Frey, Barry and Lav igne fam ilies. The flames spread throughout the top floor with great rapidity. The inmates were aroused by the smoke and heat and all endeavored to make their escape, but the members of the Frey family were overcome before any of them could even reach a window. Mr. and Mrs. Barry and Mr. and Mrs. Lavlgne managed to reach windows on the third floor and/were brought down ladders by the firemen. Mrs. Barry Is suffering from burns about the head and face, but she is not dan gerously hurt. Spalding Favors Arbitration. Washington, April 7.Bishop Spald ing of Peoria, a member of the anthra cite coal strike commission, urged the plf.n of arbitration contained in- the Foss bill before the house committee on labor. The bill provides for a per manent board of arbitration to which shall be referred disputes between labor and capital noiii ouiuuiuuufcr Aiuson or me Cincin nati, at Shanghai, announcing the arrival there of the gunboat Helena from Newchwang. This is the first in timation the department has had that the Helena had left Newchwang. Wounded Taken to Vladivostok. Vladivostok, April 7.Many wound ed men from Port Arthur have been brought here. They arc receiving the greatest attention from the uumerous volunteer Sisters of Mercy. HOMES FOR THOUSANDS. Lands in Northern Minnesota to Be Opened Shortly. Washington, April 7.A big opening of agricultural larids.on Minnesota In dian reservations will occur within sixty days. Land Commissioner Rich ards has decided not to wait, for the settlement of all Indian allotments be fore opening the agricultural lands to settlement Accordingly, all lands classed as agricultural on the Leech Lake, White Oak Point and Winnibigoshish reser vations will be thrown open to settle ment in one proclamation, which is now being prepared. This opening will be under povislons of the Morris act of 1902. The lands must be homesteaded, and are not subject to scrip entry, timber and stone, or anything save straight home stead entry. The.^area is large, and thousands of settlers iwlll be able to secure homes. MAY END LONG TIEUP. New York Building Trade Troubles to Be Arbitrated. New York, April 7.A protracted conference of the general arbitration boards of the building trades, repre senting the employers and the asso ciation of skilled workers, has resulted in the adoption of resolutions likely to end the tieup which has existed sev eral weeks in the building trades here. Representatives of the bricklayers, whose strike precipitated the trouble, concurred In the resolutions recom mending that the strikers return to work without overtime pending a set tlement of the entire matter by arbi tration. Agreements of similar character pre viously entered into by representatives of the bricklayers have been repudiat ed by the7 unions, but It is now believ ed they will take favorabble action. More than 10,000 men are idle. EASTERN PEOPLE HIT HARD. Heavy Holders of 8tock in Majestic Mining Company. Boston, April 7.In Investment cir cles here It is stated that the appoint-, ment of a receiver for tho Majestic MininE company of Beaver county, Utah, and its petition into bankruptcy, just announced, fell quite heavily upon New England people. In this section a large portion of the $6,000,000 of stock, par $10, was placed at from $3 to $5 a share. The stock is now sell ing at a few cents. The New England stockholders will attempt to have the properties bonded and extricate tire concern from its difficulties. The company is said to owe $250,000, after having expended about $1,000,- 000 in opening its copper mines and building a smelter. AT MADISON MAY 18. Wisconsin Republicans Will Hold Double Convention. Madison, Wis., April 7.The Repub lican state central committee rhet dtir ing the afternoon and decided to hold the double state convention for choos ing a state ticket and electing dele gates at large to the national conven tion on May 18. The convention will be held in the university gymnasium, Madison. The delegates will be select ed the same as two years ago, on a representation- of one delegate for ev ery 250 votes, and will number 1.0G8. Fatal Quarrel Over a Girl". Chicago, April 7.A quarrel over a girl, their companion at school, has culminated in the killing of one six teen-year-old boy by another. The vic tim *as Paul Jellck and the slayer was Henry Schaze. He was arrested and has confessed the killing, declaring he ghot in selX-deleas*. The Bemid.fi Daily Pioneer BEM1DJI, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, APRIL 7," 1904 tN NEW JERSEY COURT STOCKHOLDER OF NORTHERN SE- CURITIES COMPANY SEEKS .._^_-..~ AN-INJUNCTION. ARGUMENTS WILL BE HEARD MONDAY COURT ASKED TO COMPEL RE- TURN OF STOCK TO ORIG- INAL HOLDERS. New York, April 7.Vice Chancellor Bergen signed an order in Jersey City during the dav to show cause why an injunction should not issue to restrain the Northern Securities company from holding* a stockholders' meeting on April 21 from distributing any stock of the Northern Pacific Railway com pany and the Great Northern Railway company and from taking any action in regard to the reduction of Its cap ital stock. _ The bill for the injunction was ask ed for by the Continental. Securities company, which asked the court of chancery to0eompel the Northern Se curities company to return to the orig inal stockholders of the Northern Pa cific railway and of the Great Northern railway company the stocks formerly held by them upon the same terms under which the stock of the two com panies was acquired by the Northern Securities company. The complainant company held stock in the Northern Securities company. Arguments will bo heard next Monday in Jersey City. AT AMERICAN EMBASSY. Transfer of Canal Property Will Take Place April 25. Paris, April 7.After a conference between Ambassador Porter, W. A. Day and Charles W. Russell, the as sistant attorney generals who enmo from Washington to assist In the trans fer of the Panama canal property, it has been arranged that the signing of the contract whereby the United States will acquire the ownership of the Panama canal shall take place at the United States embassy, which is nominally American soil. T.ie date, of the signing is not fixed, but probably It will bo about April 2fn following the ratification of the agreement by the BtockholtleTs~of~Ihe company. Some of the officials of the company thought that an informal handing of the n/op erties of the company to the represen tatives of the United States would sutHce, but the .American officials pressed the execution of a formal con tract, completely covering the trans fer and safeguarding all American in terests. This contract is being drawn up in conformity with all the require ments of both the French and Amer ican laws. GIFT FROM ROCKEFELLER.^ Donation of $500,000 to Johns Hopkins Hospital. Baltimore, April 7.John D. Rocke feller has given to the Johns Hopkins hospital the sum of $500,000 and the amount has been."accepted by the board of trustees of that Institution. The income of tho hospital was se riously affected by the destruction of many houses belonging to it In the re cent fire, upon which there was inade quate insurance. The expressed pur pose of Mr. Rockefeller's gift is to restore that Income in its original pro portions, which will enable the hospital to keep up tho great volume of char itable! tj-jjajLment-Wb.ieh_.lL hasmain tained In the past. AT CHICAGO^ONVENTION. Root Will Be Temporary and Cannon Permanent ChairmanY Washington, April 7.former Secre tary Root will be temporary chairman and Speaker Cannon permanent chair man of the Republican national conven tion at Chicago. This is in accordance with the con clusions of leading Republican politi cians in Washington and It is under stood the arrangement meets with the approval of those in other parts of. tho country who have been consulted. BRIEF BIT8 OF NEWS. Thomas McGovernvNatlonalist mem ber-of- parliament fcrr the West divis ion of Cavan, Ireland, is dead. Colonel C. L. Ellsworth, a prominent pioneer and wealthy citizen of Denver, is dead of paralysis, aged seventy-two years. J. Picrpont Morgan sailed for Liver pool Wednesday on the steamship Oceanic, this being Mr. Morgan's an nual vacation trip abroad. -Former Queen Isabella of Spain, who resides in Paris, is suffering from a severe attack of influenza, which cause's anxiety on account of her ad vanced age. William J. Sharwood, an instructor in chemistry in the University of Cali fornia, is lying in a serious condition at Berkeley, Cal., the result of an at tack by footpads. Aii^HvuHa4-nHm+^r--efftu4cMl*sr-at least half of them due to despondency beause of inability to Beeure. employ ment, were reported to the police of Greater New York Tuesday. James M. Wanzer and W. H. Chad wick, composing the firm of Wanzer & Co., Chicago grain dealers, have filed a voluntary petition in bankrupt cy. Liabilities are scheduled at $180,- 000. Clark Ridley of New Bedford, Mass., having reached the age of eighty-five, has decided that it is a disgrace to die rich and has announced that he will at once give all his property to deserv ing persons of his own selection. The reduction of the regular Rus sian credits by $67,000,000. whfch will go to swell the war fund, falls the heaviest on the railroad department, which loses altogether $36,000,000, in cluding $25,000,000 for new roads. WORKMEN IN DIRE PERIL FIRE IN NEW YORK SUBWAY CUTS OFF THEIR USUAL MEANS OF EGRESS. New York, April 7.For half an hour traffic on Lower Broadway, near' St. Paul's chapel, was blocked by a small fire in the new subway, tho vol ume of smoke that pouren through the few openings to the st reel driving pe destrians away and making difficult the work of the firemen who were called out in large force because of the location of the fire. Telephone and telegraph service were badly crippled as a result. The 'ire was started by the daring up of a small "banjo" lamp used by the laborers In their unde.rgTolmd work, the burlap (hat covered some of Urn pipes along the sides of tho subwny catching (ire, the blaze spreading to the temporary limbo ring of the tun nel. This was damp and a dens* smoke resulted, soon tilling Sill the nearby workings of the subway and pouring out into the streets above. The lire broke out near the corner of Pulton street and Broadway, where, beside St. Paul's chapel. Is the prin cipal entrance to this section of the Subway, workmen entering the tunnel at this point, so that the smoke shut off Their Usual Means of Egress and for a time ility or more laborers wore penned in and in dire peril. How ever, one block farther down the street, at the corner of Dey street, ii had been found necessary to open the street aud build a massive wooden platform in place of the usual pitying. A few minutes hard work with the axes made an opening here and the laborers were helped to safety. Through the regular opening Into tho subway besldo St. Paul's chape! and through openings made from the collars of buildings adjoining the sub way a flood of water was ponied iluwij on the smouldeiing lire and within half an hour the blaze was! extinguish ed and traflic on tho street was soon afterwards resumed. Telegraph and telephone cables un der the .street waits exposed to the fierce heat of the lire and the Insula tion was quickly burned off, seriously crippling all wire communications (hir ing the morning. Six thousand tele phono wires In the Cortland Telephone exchange word put out of business and both telegraph companies .suffered, communication between the downtown and uptown offices being entirely cut off and out of town Bervlee badly crip pled. I, BOTH SIDES CLAIM VICTORY RESULT OF JUDICIAL CONTE8T IN WISCONSIN SOMEWHAT IN DOUBT. Madison, Wis., April 7.Opinion's here differ widely as to tho result of the judicial contest. Philip L. Spoon er, who receives returns for the Lusf men, says that he feeds certain that the majority for his ettmlidate will-be somowberc between "SVOOO and lu.ouj,). The governor's office is the head quarters for the Kerwin men and they are equally confident. The estimates, they give out.from returns received and what they expect are that their candidate will get.-at* leant 7,600 plu rality. Specials to Milwaukee papers- from big counties show that the caiididatefe run nearly- on-even towns. II.rltt the country districts that are exported to tell the story definitely and Kerwin men are confident that the lalo re-l turns will favor their candidate'. It may be a day or two before the final result is known. DEFENSES NOT COMPLETED. Russians Entrenching on the Yalu and Tumrn Rivers. Shanghai, April 7.The Russians are constructing entrenchments at sev eral points on the Yalu and Tumen rivers. These entrenchments, howev-J er, arc not yet completed and if the Japanese succeed In forcing th"ir way past one line of defense It would give them a distinct advantage''-and make I it more -.difficult for the- RrrsBhiTm to concentrate and oppose them. The ice on the Y-iiiuJajnc'ltlng .rapid ly and the muddy roads make prompt- I ncss in military operations most dif ficult. '_ MINERS SEEK CONFERENCE. i Iowa Strike Likely to End at Meeting on Monday. Pes Moines, April 7.John P. White, president of the Iowa-Mine Workers, and Charles H. Morris, president of the Iowa Operators' association, have call ed a second conference! for next Mon day. The conference was asked for by the miners and it is taken as mean ing that the strikers will give in aud the strike will be settled Monday. Both Sides Anxious to End It. New York. April 7.Confc rencea "are being held here between the .of- ficers of the [striking lithographers ami representatives of the Employing Lith ographers' association with a view to ending the strike and lockout. The 'deadlock has proved so complete that both slds are said to be an.\iou3 to end it. Many Towns Vote High License. Omaha, April 7. An tnToasccd num ber of towns in the state voted for high license, the exceptions being York, Alliance. Broken How, Elm Creek, TecuhiBeh, Ansley, David City, I P.assctt, Beukleman and Ravenna. Princeton Booms Cleveland. Princeton, N. J., April G.At the primary election of the Democratic voters" here resolutions urging the. nomination of Grover Cleveland for tfcf presidency were unanimously adopted. WINS BY LARGE MAJORITY PROPOSAL OF MUNICIPAL OWN- ERSHIP OF CHICAGO TRAC- TION LINES. Chicago, April 7.In tho municipal election here the Republicans elected eighteen aldermen and the Democrats sixteen. The chief interest in the election centered on tho vote the pro posed municipal ownership *f-- 'he street railways. On this proposition the vote stood lo2,Jo4 for the proposi tion and HO,104 against. Kansas City, April 7Ttate returns show that .1. 11. Neff (Rep.), for mayor, was elected by a plurality of nearly 2,t"o All the Republican ticket, with the except ion of William Ruebolz for polic .incite, was elected ami tho Ite- pubUeans will have a majority in the council. Milwaukee, April 7.Mayor David S. Rose (l)em.) carried tho city In the municipal election: having a plurality of &.4rt2 over Guy D. Guff (Demi The Democrats control the common coun cil, electing twenty-four members. Lincoln. Neb., April 7.Republicans elected their entire city ticket by ma jorities ranging from GOO to 1.1 On The proposition to vote bonds for a muulc Ipitl--liKhtlng plant carried INSTRUCTED FOR ROOSEVELT. Pennsylvania Republicans Select Del egates to Chicago. Harrlfiburg. Pa.. April 7-Former Attorney General John I'. Klkin of In diana county was nominated unan imously for supremo court justice by the Republican stiUo convention. Gov ernor Samuel \Y. f'ojinyparker, .lames Elvertoi! of Philadelphia, O. 1). iUoak ley ol Franklin and Kraiicis I Ro.bblhs of Pittsliiiig were- eb .led^delegates at large to-the mitlunal cotWcntiun and intruded- to vote for the nomination of President itooso\Olt./%. The selection of Mr. Klkin, whose, name was the only one presented to the conveiiitun. is one of the most re inni'kulde incidents In" the Ithdory ui Pennsylvania politics, lie caine to JlaiTislnii'* on Monday us candidate. without opposition, fo_r. delegate at lame and' wn.-i outuleiit or the nomina tion of cio'.enior Penny packer for the supreme boncdi but the govepuir de clined the nomination The party lead eis then agreed to nominate Mr. Plkln. and after the Philadelphia, Allegheny. Lancaster a ml Dauphin county dele gates caucused and agreed on Mr. Kl kin there was never any doubt of his nomination.' The salary of the su premo court.justice Is $lo,tmo a. year ami the term is for twenty one years. Mr. Klkin I* forty-tour years of age .ami he for years has boon one of the Republican leaders of the Htato. FIVE PERSONS DROWNED. Only Two Members of Pleasure Party Escape. Tampa, Fla., April 7.'-Plve persons, air- members of a pleasure party from the Klorldii'Meihodlst college at Suth erland, have been drowned near An clote llgbthoimi-r-^rrre-rieTiTl are Mrs. Walker. Wife of the president of. the collCRo MIHS O'Connor of Atlanta, Miss SlniiijhKT y,r Sutherland, Miss Met'ray of Sutherland. Mr. Houland of Suinerlniid. President. Wajkor and Miss Newton reached the beach alive. The two survivors lel.l a terrible story of suffering, some of Hie victims struggling twenty hours before losing their liven, THREE MEN ASPHYXIATED. Escaping Illuminating Gas the Cause _._^ '_ of- Death Philadelphia. April 7.-- Edward and ''Jacob Hammond, brothers, and Oscar Slgeiisen were asphyxiated by Ilium Inut.lng'KrtH as they slept In the Ham ninnil hofne here. Sigertscn boarded with the Hammonds JiiiU occupied a rooiri adjoining that in whie% tie brothers: slept. Returning from the theater Hlgertsen turned on the ^ns, 'which wa$ connert..(I with a gas Move, and -retired, leaving the gas escaping from the-stove. The Ihroe" bodies were found in-tin- motion by mem bers of the Hammond family. MAY CRUISE AT DISCRETION. Restriction on American Asiatic Squad ron Withdrawn. -"Washington, April 7.The follow ing bulletin wns posted at tho navy department during the day: ~"TlR*""resTrpnloir-of tin?- baftleahlp squadron ol the Philippines has beeii withdrawn and the comma.rule.r-in-chlef authorized to permithis squadroo to crui.se at discretion, not going north of Fuchau, on the Asiatic coast. Building Operations- i tea up. Richmond. Va., April 5.-The hod carriers of ihte city,Jnow as tho lafborers, struck during the 6 cents per day friciease in Ties ties up all building op rif.y. Abe n't 'Mm men bullditii' day for wages eratIons in th( are )'f'--"-t KiHed by Boiler Explosion. Aib'-rt U'a. Minn.. April r.-Chris Rood, tie- engineer of tho Kibkson flouring mill of tills city, was Instantly -JrtrfrrrTfv'a boiler explosion here dur ing the afternoon. No one else was Injured, although some property was damaged. BRIEF BITS OF NEWS. As a result of playing with powder and matches Uir.ec Salt I.ake City boys will .-die"'and a fourth will be crippled for life. Hundreds of children of all colors and conditions participated in the Easter Monday egg rolling festival on the White House grounds, Scores of indignation meetings have been held on the East Side of New York city protest against a general increase of tenement rentals. The nail department of the Ameri can Steel and Wire company's plant at Rankin. Pa., was burned down Mon day, caus'ng a loss of from $15,IWJ to S200.000. TEN CENTS PER WEEK. BURTON IS SENTENCED KANSAS SENATOR GOES TO JAIL FOR SIX MONTHS AND PAYS FINE OF $2,500. MOTION FON NEW TRIAL IS OENIED JUDGE ADAMS DECLARES JURV3 VERDICT WARRANTED* BY THE EVIDENCE. Pt Lonls, April 7. -United States Senator II. Pin ton of Kansas has boon sentenced to six months' Impris uimcnt in the Iron county Jail and fined $2,500 for having been convicted of using his iniinence before the post office department In behalf of the Uialto Grain and Securities company of St. Ixmis and having received pay ment from tho company for his serv ices. Tho case will now bo appealed to tho United States district court of ap peals, the highest tribunal in the niat ter. Senator Hnrton, accompanied by his leading attorney. JudgoChoster H. Kruni. came into the United States dis tilci court at 1-' :J0 o'clock. A case was being tried and Judge Adams granted a reeoss in that case to take up the Purton case. Judge Adams summoned Hnrton to stand up and then spoke of the motlous that had beeu filed for a new trial and for arrest of Judgment, The court, after briefly re-viewing the motions, overruled them both. The court then said to the defendant-! "After a fair and impartial trial, by A Jury of e\cepthmal intelligence, you have been f#und guilty of the offenses charged In the indictment against you. "A motion for a now trial in your behalf has aiforded me an opportunity to careiully review nml consider tho evidence. As a result of this I am satisfied thai the Jur readied the just and true rosurr The evidence abund antly warranted their verdict' and I find no reason, either in tho law gov erning the ease or in the proceedings attending the trial, (or disturbing It. "Your convli lion necessarily results In your punishment Its Importance, in ray opinion. Is not confined to its effect upon you. Low Equal to Any Emergency. "Your exalted .station in life and tho chnrader of your offense give unusual significance to your conviction. Jt dombtiKtrutes that the law of the'land la equal to any emergency and that it can be administered regardless of the personality and station of the ac cused. It also demonstrates to all the people that public office cannot be prostituted to self serving purposes and that public otllcc Is not a sure or safe-passport to private thrift. "The humiliation attending your conviction and the statutory disquali fications resulting therefrom, which, forever Incapacitates you from holding any office of honor, trust or profit un der the government of the Unitod StatoH, are in themselves heavy pun ishment for your offenses and leave but little in the way of severity which could be added. "It is neither my pleasure nor my purpose to Impose any unnecessary punishment. "I think tho majesty or the law will be Muflielentiy vindicated and the pub. lie welfare sulndently safeguarded by Imposing a single sentence, warranted as It is on any one of the six counts of the Indictment under which you were convicted. ^J_ -_ "This sentence-will be-that you bo confined in the Iron county Jail for a period of six months and that you pay a fine of $2.51(0." At the conclusion of the sentence Senator Hurion, who had not taken his e'ysfrom -the court and who had senrceiv mooned as he supported him self by tho chair back, turned and sat down, and with his- head bowed and his eves on tho floor. Attorney Krum Immediately filed a bl'l of. exceptions In the case and of fered a bond of $10,000. which was a copied. Senator Hnrton and Judge Krum then hurriedly departed from the courtroom. Iri the corridor Senator Burton stop ped long enough to light a cigar and then walked to his hotel. He declined to discuss the sentence. MORE TROUBLE, AT BUTTE Boston and Montana Officials Charged With Contempt. Put to. Mont., April 7.C. W. Good all, assistant manager of the Boston ami Montana and Boston and Butte properties Wallace Corbett, foreman of West Colusa mine J. P.^AdamSr-su- perintendent of the Leonard mine, and Thomas Mitchell, a shift boss, are un der arrest on a warrant sworn out by Al Frank of the Johnstown company, charging them with violation of the federal injunction issued by Judge Harney. Prank alleges that the defendants, working the Leonard mine, wantonly Injured the Minnie Healy mine shaft .T^he-defe^la^ts^sscrrrthat-TiTe-^TnTesT- is spite work. The arrests are a development in the controversy between F. Augustus Heinze and the Amalgamated Copper company. MILLION DOLLAR DEAL. Syndicate Buys Big Tract of Alaskan Coal Lands. San Diego, Cal., April 7.A million dollar deai in Alaskan coal lands has been consummated between the tifiL* Steel company of this city and a syndicate owning the property. The lands comprise 20,000 acres and are situated eighty miles west of Mount St. Elias and fifteen miles Inland-from the coast of Controller bay. The pur pose is to employ the coal for making coke to be used in a steel plant to be erected by the company here. The price to be paid for the coal lands la IL0O0.0OO. A-