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VOLUME I.—NO. 124. TROOPS UNABLE TO COPE WITH PEASANT RIOTERS Look Helplessly On Wnile the Lawless Peasants Pillage Estates—Witte declared to be on the Verge of a Physical Collapse. KDP.SK, RUSSIA, Nov. Jll —The npiarian disorders in the district of Suhzha have assumed such violence that the trocps are unable to cope with tin m. The whole northern half of tbe district is in the hands of peas ant rioters, wiio are pillaging the es tates and burniug the harvested crops, uring the pillaging ot o»»e estate a com pany of Cossacks looked on being unable to irterfere. VLADIMIR, RUSSIA, Nov. -.>3.— In the JuriefT and Alexandovksk ois tricts of this government peusaut mobs are demanding the surr-nder cf pro visions and threatening to set the torch to the whole locality and to storm the county treasuries. ST. PETERSBURG, Nov. C. unt Witte is declared to Iw nn the of physical collapse. It >mh9s f ,'om an excellent sonic tiit wh 1 s; r MMg at his deak last w t-k lie sud denly fell forward His se ho went to his assistance? declared that he was slighty paralyzed in tv« leu arm and si oulder. The stroke lasted five hours, duiing which tbe cotnt fainted several times. WENATCHEE APPLES BRING THE BEST PRICE Mr. A J. Linnville, the local repre sentative of the Rvan Newton com pany, made an invoice of the apples that the company has on hand in this t-itv. At present they have 7080 box es in the cellar of the Weuatchee warehouse company. The company will hold the apples until spring as they anticipate that choioe apples will seii Oil the Seattle market for a? high as four dollars a box. They have near ly every vaiietv of apple grown in the valley on bend but the bulk of the lot consists of Winesaps,Black Twiggs and White Winter Permains. Mr. Linn ville states that Wenatchee apples are bringing seven dollars a bairel in the St. Paul markets ft the present itme •while the best of eastern apples are being sold for $3.50 per barrel. Unclaimed Letters List of uncaimed letlets remaining in the posfoffice at Wenatchee. Wash., ♦or the week ending Nov. 21: G. L. Burnett, A. Unna, Mrs Wm. Coles. Chas. Woody. James A. Day, Capt. T. H. Dobson, A. J. Pimiilie, F. J. Grippe 2, Frank J. Grimmer, Lizz ie Hodges, Mrs. Jenruue Haskns, J. E. Header, John Hamlton, J. E. Ham mill, Joseph Koran . M. B. Lytle, Walter A. Mack, Carl H. Pomery. J. F. Proie, Ohas. H. Rein,\T. K. Segar Lee K. Scott, James Smth. Will -T. Sno'l/rass 2, Jim Solam, Mrs. K. L Stckney. Ed Stevenson. Patties calling for the foregoing pieasj say advertised. E. D. Scheble, P. M. MARSHALL FIELD. JR.. SHOT CHICAGO, Nov. 23.—A distressing accident occurred about ten o'clock tonight in the residence of Marshall Field, r.il'.t Prairie Aveuue, when his son, Marshall Field Jr., accidentally shot himself in the stomach while cleaning a revolver. The yoang man was iv his dressing room alone at the tim?. While the accident is serious it is not believed to be fatal. WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY NOVEMBER 23. 1905 W. W. RUSSELL, WHO MAY SETTLE THE DISPUTE BETWEEN VENEZUELA AND FRANCE. \V. \V. Bussell, who is doing liis best to settle the trouble between President Castro and France's diplomatic representative in Venezuela, succeeded Herbert \V. Bowen as United States minister to Venezuela. He is a graduate of the Naval academy, spent eight years in Caracas as secretary of the American legation, has been minister to Colombia and is a friend of President L'astxa, WANTED $1000 FOR FIXING LOUIS' TEETH NEW YORK. Nov. 2:s.—When Prince Louis, of Battenbnrg, siiled with his sijuardon for Giteralter yesterday he left rtehind an unpaid dentists bill of 11.000. Dr. Wilbur M. Dailey, den tist, filled four of the loyal visitors teeth and presented a royal bill of fl, --000 for his services. Prince Louis oft'ere 1 1200 in settlement, which the dentist refused to accept. There was an exciting scene between the admiial and the deutistj in the Hotel Netherlands belore theadmiral sailed. The dentist appeared tiiere to collect his bill. The admiral was amazed atjtl o bill and said nejhad com paratively little money, and told Dail ey that he was r.n ordinary sailor drawing ordinary pay, and would not accept such an excessive bill. Point ed remarks were made by both sides. Mrs. J. H. Ogburn, of Richmond, Va., who has been visiting her in oth er, Mrs. M. O. Tibbie 'for the pt>Bt few weeks, will return to her home in the east tomorrow. A number of the ladies of the city have given farewell receptions in ber honor this week. Mrs. Geo. Ellia entertained her Tues day evening. Mrs. Dr. Cameron gave a party in her honor last even ingand this nftemocn Mrs. Jack Sia • mon will give a reception at which Mrs Ogburn will be the gnest of hon or. Notice to Voters Notice is hereby given that a mass convention of voters of the city of Wenatchee will be held at the Wenat chee theatre on the evening of Thurs day, November 23, 1905, for the pur pose of nominating city officers for the ensuing year as follows: One councilman-at-large for one year, three councilman for two years, one councilman to fill unexpired term of U. G. Pogue, mayor, clerk, treasurer, city attorney, health officer. By or der of the mayor H. ci UTTLEFIELD. DAILY LITTLE GIRL HEIR TO $500,000,000 NEW YORK, Nov. 83 —Just like other girls of her age, simple, heal thy, hapny and interested in the teem ing lile around her with the fresh in terest ot an unspoiled child, is little Marjorie Carnecgie. daughter and only child of Andrew Caineeie, the steel magnate, who, next to John D. Rock efeller. is the richest man in Ameiica. Just like other girls save that some day she will inherit one of the biggest fortuues in the world. That fortune will be at least $100,000,000. It may be as high as $500,000,000. although at the rate her library loving fattier has been giving away his money dur ing the last ten years, it is hardly like ly that he will iiave half a billion left when tbe time comes for little Miss Marjorie to inherit. When the little giri grows np she will be tiie richest young woman in tbe world. She has uncles and aunts and cousins, but neither brother nor sister. By her father's will, which has been made, but the provisions of wnioh are only partially known, the hulk cf his vast fortune will be hers. POSTMASTER CALLS ATTENTION TO THE U. S. POSTAL LAWS Ah there has been a number of letter boxes maliciously torn down along the Wenatchee free delivery route. Post master Soheble d»sires to call attention to the following extract of .he United States postal laws: "Larceny from postofhct stations, street letter boxes, letter boxes or an; other receptacles established approved or designated by the postmaster general for the receipt of mail matter or anj rural delivery route, star route or any other mail route or from boxes rented in postoffioes, or from any public re oeptacle for mail matter will be re | garded as of the same effect as larceny I from a past office proper." Peachey Addition Offers the best values for investment in in Wenatchee today. If you want a GOOD THING which will double your money in a short time look over the remaining offerings in Peachey Addition. ARTHUR GUNN . . REAL ESTATE AND FINANCIAL. AGENT .. . Owners Managing Agent for Peachey Addition. Stock and Fruit Ranch! 159 acres of land, 79 acres of pasture, 80 acres of good plow land, 20 acres in alfalfa, 1000 orchard trees, 500 trees bearing, half interest in 250 inches of water, half mile to postoffice, 2 miles to railroad, houses, stable and cellar. Price $6,000. Investigate at BOUSQUET & HOLM TARBELL ADMITS DOING WRONG AND SAYS HE !S SORRY Submits a List of Remedies for the Correction of the Abuses Existing in the Management of Insurance Comyanies. NEW YORK, Nov. 85$.—Gage E. Tarbell.J second vice president of tbe Equitable Lifn Assurance Society ! finished iiis testimony today aud just I before adjournment submitted a list !of questions suggestions for the rem !edy of existing abuses in the manage- Bent of insuiance companies and for i legislation designed to give the state | proper control over the companies and |ro insuretbe confidence of the policy holders. Prominent among | gestious was absolute publicity. While admitting that wrong had been ddne by the life insurance officials. Mr. Tarbell said he had no opoligies to make for any of them and he hoped they would be punished. Just before the recess the fact was brought out that Mr. Tat hell had taken out insurance on h is life and on mem bers of his family and bad received the agents coramissionon the preu i- urns as well as the renewal commiss ions. Mr. Tnrbell was emphatic in de nouncing the system of rebating by agents and stated that any agent of the Equitable who gave rebates to g> t business was dismissed. When he told of getting the commissions. Assemtly man Uoz asked if that was not rebat ing, and Mr. Tar cell said it was not; that he thought he was entitled to i t Mr. Tarbell further said that if he had done wrong he was sorry, but that he had acted in good faith. FINLAND'S GOVERNOR GENERAL LONDON Nov. 23.—The St. Peter sburg correspondent of the Daily Tel egraph says that Emperor Nicholas has ratified the nomination of Privy Councillor Gerard as governor-general of Finland, ad ling that the selection will be most acceptable to the Finnish people. TWO STATES WILL BUILD ROAD CHEYENNE, Nov. -,'3 —In an speech at an industrial dinner here last even ing Senator F. E. Wa-reu declared it was time for the Colorado Southern railroad to extend its line through Wyoming to Montana or Canada, and that if it did not intend to do so the states of Wyoming and Colorado would buy up the road and build the ex tens - ion themselves. WORLD FIVE CENTS PER COPY. SULTAN REJECTS ALL PROPOSALS OF THE POWERS It Is Now Admitted on '.il Sides That Blockade of the Turkish Forts by the Powers Will Be Begun at Once Unless Sultan Backs Down. CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov. 23.— T'.e sultan has absolutely rejected all of tbe proposals of the powers, and last night, at the conclusion of a meetiag of the council of ministers, he so not ified the Austrian ambassador, through whom the demands were presented. Tne porte further intimated that the agreement unrier which foreign civil agents had been superintending Maced onian reformsonly covered a period of two years, and was not a permanent arrangement, aud iiad been claimed by the Austrian and Italian governments. it is now admitted on all sides that the blockade of Turkish ports by the pow ers will be begun at once. ALICE ROOSEVELT IS ILL HARTFORD. CONN.. Nov. 28.— i Telegrams which are being sent several times a day from Farmington, Coun., to President Roosevelt concerning tiie condition of his daughter, Miss A tire, who is at the home of her aunt, Mrs. 'W. P. Cowles, indicate that thefamilv is worriel over her condition. No in formation is furnished at tbe Cowles i residence as to Mis 3 Roosevelt's exact condition, tiie only reply to questions I being that she , has been in bed for three days and is "resting up." | MUs Roosevelt- has not been well siuce returning tiom her jc-" r uey to the orient. TWO MILLION CHILDREN SHOULD BE IN SCHOOL NEW YORK, Nov. 23. —Atlanta. Ga., has been chosen as the southern head quarters of the national child labor committee. Ciiarlott**, N. C., h-\s been th» southern headquarters of tnis committee up to the present time. The new office will be in charge of Dr. A. J. jMcKelwav assistant sec retary of.the national committee. In their report the trustees say: "At least two million oh ildran under six teen years of age in the United States are employed for wages, most of whom ought to be iv school. Child labor laws lack uniformityin different states, and many of them are only ornde be ginnings at legislation; nearly all are poorly enforced."