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MOUNTAIN HOME, IDAHO, THURSDAY. JUNE Wif. VOL. XII. NO. T ELMORE BULLETIN. aBL=== O M. Path* Masei. L. Pat sa j 1 ! PAYiTE à PAYNE, Publishers. Terms of Subscription: One year by mail (invariably in advance) t: «0 If nyt paid in advance Fix months by ma i 'ivariablv inadvanca 1 SO Three mos by maildnvarfably inadvane* 1 "0 Siufle eoqy. .. s uo 18 IDAHO NEWS. A patent has beeu issued to George M Clubb for a wedge cuttimg ma Chinç. Kx-Senator Fred T. Dubois has ac un invitation to deliver the jpepted oration, Fourth of July, at Baker City, Oregon. 4 Surveyors who were camped at the Bead of the Malad last week killed a silver-tip hear that weighed 600 pounds. The . Wardner Lumber company, ■mlted, of Kellogg, capital $2,500, lias â'ed its articles of incorporation with the secretary of state. ■ The postoffiee at De Lamar will"be relegated to the forrth class July 1. lowing to the falling off of receipts during the past year. j I The Banner mill of Florence, the chief dlling plant of that district, was destroyed by firy last week. Loss *10,000; insurance $5,000. One harness dealer iu Weiser sold loo pack saddles last week. These go to men outfitting for the Seven Devils and Buffalo Hump sections 1 Elmer Francis of Moscow, gradu ated this year from the Colorado School for the deaf and blind at Colo rado Springs. lie is 18 years old and Is blind. f The snow is still seven feet deep on the summit between the middle fork of the Boise and Rooky liar, and fully five feet deep between lloeky Bar and Atlanta. An immense ledge of graphite has Been discovered in the Seven Devils region. A ledge of asbestos has also been looated within a short distance of the graphite find. The State Bank of Idaho, limited, of Welser, has been incorporated with a capital slock of $25,000, the articles of Incorporation having beei the secretary of state last week. filed with j De Lamar has been afflicted with a »umber of petty thieves recently, half ft dozen robberits having occurred iu one day. The officials contemplate making a clean out of all suspicious Ch aracters. Secretary of the Interior Hitchcock has denied Smith's motion for review nod rehearing in his contest against the townsite of Hope, from the Coeur d'Alene district. His homestead entry will he canceled. In tlie apportionment of the annual appropriation for the education of In dian pupils in contract schools, Idaho gets $2160 to be expended for the ben efit of twenty children in the Coeur d'Alene agency. The Comptroller of the currency an nounces that the First National Bi»nk of Kendrick lias gone into voluntary liquidation by resolution of its stock holders dated May 2, 1809, to take effect June 20, 1809. The Idah sheep quarantine law, passed by the last legislature, has been upheld in a test case brought be fore Judge Richards of the Fifth dis trict, from Oneida county. A Utah sheep man Instituted the case. I Captain W. W. Hart, United States *> engineer, last week inspected the j Snake and Clearwater rivers for the J purpose of determining what improve ments should be made by the govern | rlièiit on these streams, and upon tlie report will depend future appropria I tions for that purpose. Colonel H. W Dewey, president of * the Boise, Nampa & Owyhee railroad, jjj last week piloted O *' 7 . Mooraaw of Roanoke, Va., and Thomas Nalwai of „ , ... , ... ,, , rved^ftFMl, Wash., over Boise valley, who , , . . , . ' i looking over this parJ.of the state. .. 1 , Moomaw represents an eastern ! , , , . . , colony which desires to secure land enough for a settlement. I The appropriation for reimbursing S the subscribers to the Omaha exposition fund is now available and the eertifl cates will be paid on presentation to the state auditor. Those who have not yet received their certificates will | please mail their receipts to the secre- i tary, R. K. Greene of Boise, and their certifleates will be handed to the aud- ! itor. ! The governor has made the follow ing promotions in the Idaho volun teers resulting from the vacancy caused by the resignation of Captain Sehnat ter of Company B: Edward O. Martinson of Company BU ! be captain of company 11; Second Lieu- j tenant Robert D. Stanton to be first lieutenant, and Frivate Chi pear Wilcut to be second lieutenant of the First Lieutenant i corn pany. Adjutant General Weaver of the 'itrv'"; ""T 1 '"";' 1 pp nés. It will be one of the biggest demonstrations in the state's liistory. THOUSANDS MADE IDLE. ! All the Tin Plate Mill* In the Country to Close Down Friday. * I'ittsburg, June 28.—All the tin-plate 1 works in the country will he closed on ! midnight Friday as a result of the fail ure to settle the wage scale at the con ferenee in Chicago. Fully 50 000 per sons will be thrown idle by the shut down. The conference which opened in Chicago on Tuesday morning, closed Saturday evening at six o'clock with out arriving at an agreement. The workers' wage committee, act ing uuder instructions received from the annual convention held in Detroit The present ; wage scale expires on June 30th. and j members of the Amalgamated associa- j tion are not permitted to work after | tliat date unless the new scale is | 1 members of the association, and as I many more are dependent upon them and will be idle while the skilled men : last mouth, made a demand for an ad- j vance of 20 per cent. signed. About 25,000 skilled workers are i are unemployed. LIVED ON DOG FLESH. Terrible Story of Privation by Klonriyke Prospectors. mil Suffering Seattle, Wash,, June 28.—Charles P. Osborne of Sau Francisco, who arrived here today from Dawson, elaii j have found rich placer ground on the headwaters of McMillan river. He says it is a terrible country to get into. With his partner, Smithson of Los Angeles, he traveled up the river 400 miles. They cleaned up nearly $1,000 before they were compelled to come out for provisions. While in there they met a party of six who left Edmonton over a year ago and wintered on Peel river. Their clothes were in rags and they were al most skeletons. Three of their party had died. ; to I i ! The leader of the party, a man named Jackson from New Jersey, said j they had been held up by Indians and ! robbed of a good part of their outfits. From that time they had lived on dog flesh and a couple of moose they were fortunate enough to shoot. PROVO OFFICER KILLED. Murdered by a Tramp While Making Arrest. Provo, June 27.—Special Police Of ficer William Strong was found lying dead, shot through or uear the heart, on the crossing of J and Third streets opposite Dr. Pike's residence, at 13:15 o'clock this morning, supposed to have been committed by two or more hoboes whom it is thought the officer had arrested at the depot and was taking to the jail. Near the body was found on the ground the dead officer's revolver, a 38 j Smith & Weston. The murder is Four chambers were loaded and one empty, witliau shell in it. even a The condition of the pon showed that it had not been re cently discharged. It iß supposed tiiat a party of tramps had been put off a freight train that passed through the town a short time before the killing of Policeman Strong, and that one of these killed him. we a. I STABBED TO DEATH. Professional Trai ip Killed In a Caloon Row In Seattle. Seattle, Wash., June 26. — James Murray, a professional tramp, stabbed and killed by a man whose identity has not been established, in a tenderloin saloon tonight. Murray was cut across the throat his head was almost severed from his body. There were about thirty iu the saloon, but in the confusion the murderer escaped. He 1» still at large. The murder grew out of a drunken was dth a dirk, and men quarrel. RACE WAR THREATENED. Negroe» and Sheriff' 'owe. I.lkety to Col llde In Alabama. Birmingham, Ala., June 28.—John Sheppard, who assaulted Mrs. Jones, has just been located near Cardiff. The sheriffs of Jefferson and Walker counties have possession there. There , 500 armed negroes protecting the .... , ..... i rapist. Bosses have divided and , , , advancing on the settlement, ! n , .. from Cordova threatens to lynch the ., . . , negro if he is captured. Trouble is imminent. are A mob . Fltx.lnimon. Will Fleht McCoy. Denver, Colo., June 27.—"Kid" Me- ■ Coy gave a sparring exhibition at tlie Tabor opera house here last night, and | ^ was announced from the stage that i Fitzsimmons had agreed to fight Mc ^°y ' u September. Two clubs have al ! rea,| y made bids for the fight, the ! Colorado Athletic association of Den* York. Manager Floto of the former ver and the West Chester club of Ne has offered a purse of $30,000 for the meeting. ferenee for Denver. ! j McCoy has expressed a pre i , Filipinos Capable of Self Government. Milwaukee, Wis., June 28.—Brig. Gen. Charles King, who returned from the Philippines a short time ago, in a letter to the Milwaukee Journal, states that the capability of the Filipinos can not be doubted, and if given a fair »'• '■*•«' « u. u,., higher than the Cubans, or the unedu cated Negroes, to whom the United States has given the right of suffrage. WILL NOT RESIGN. i * LGER SAVS HE WILL REMAIN IN THE CABINET. I j j j ! I I i r»lk« rreely ne B *rciia K in. Candidacy foi the Senate, amt Declares lia Will Stand by tha Adminis tration. Washington, June 27.—Secretary Al gtr has been busy since his return to Washington in denying that lie has any Intention of resigning his position | ; candidacy for senatorial honors and of j the printed statement of the probabili j ty of his leaving the cabinet because of | his alliance with Governor Pingree, | who, it is stated, is opposed to the ad 1 ministration of President McKinley. He made it plain to his questioners I that he did not Intend to resign on this account, as be does not consider tu the cabinet at present. To callers at his house the secretary talked freely regarding his announced i his candidacy for the senate any rea lty he should not continue his position as a Governor Pingree, the secretary added, is for President McKinley first, last, and all the time. son ember of the cabinet. GIGANTIC CATTLE COMPANY. Fort Worth, Tex., June 27—George ! ; B. Loving, who is at the head of the Have a Knu-h with «MO.OOO.OOO Behind It. Texas t( I great deal, having for its object the formation of a gigantic cattle and i ranch company in Texas, in an inter terview said that the company will be an American organization, composed of New York capitalists aud not English men, as reported. The intention is to form a company witli 810,000,000 capi tal, $25,000,000 or $30,000,000 of which are to he used in the purchase of eat tie and ranch property in this state, the balance f the capital stock to be use<1 in »Pöting the big concern. It ls believed the ln,siness can he more successfully conducted aud at less ex pense under a single management. Mr Loving says there is no inten tion of forming a cattle trust, merely an effort to conduct an extensive cat tie business, tlie largest in the world. There are 6,000,000 cattle in Texas, valued at $l?o,ooo,ooo. TO DRIVE OUT ENGLISH. This the Object if the South Africans In Waging War. New York, June 27.—A special from Capetown says that a warlike appear ance pervades the entire South Afri can republic. There are unmistaka >,i. hie signs that a conflict is impending and the arming of forces, which are being 1 brought together, indicates that the Boer government thoroughly ap ; ,^ iU . , i predates the seriousness of the situa i High officials declare that the war i There is a tion. will be a general one and will be for •he complete and permanent independ ence of South Africa feeling of distrust against tlie En glish und it is said that the Orange Free state, the Transvaal and I ape Colony will combine to oust the British and preclude tlie possibility of their being a menace to the different governments in the future. HAD BUBONIC PLAGUE. Japuiiff 8 b*|> "Placed in Quarautli Honolulu. San Francisco, June 27. — Advices from Honolulu state that the steamer Nippon .Mai u, due here last Friday and concerning the 11011-arrival of which there have been many speculations, is in quarantine at Honolulu, detained seven days on account of the death of two Chinese passengers from bubonic plague. The first death from the plague curred a short distance out from Naga saki, the second when nearing Hono lulu. at oc TWISTER IN NEBRASKA. Storm Destroy. Property ln the Town of llradley. Bradley, Neb., June 27.—Karly Sun lay morning a twister struck this thriving village and wrecked it. •torm came from the north with a tre The mendons roar and aroused everybody from bed. Floyd A. Walworth was caught in the debris and seriously hurt. The post office was totally The ground was plowed up by the wind and some stock killed. wrecked. ; gov- ! i ! . .. ... r-, , . bration of the r ourth of July in Hawaii, under American sovereignty, is to be ■ Flr,t c, ' 1 * hr * ,lun L'mler American errigntj. to b* Memorable One. Honolulu, June 27.—The first cele FOURTH IN HAWAII. made a memorable one. The general P* an celebration includes salutes in the morning, at noon and at night, a F rand parade, field sports, addresses and other literary exercises, and fire I wo ^s and a ball in the evening. Woixiaa Discovers a Klt.li .Mine. Tacoma, Wash., June 37. — Miss Frankie Flormann of Rapid City, 8. D., has discovered what Atlin mining men believe will become the greatest quartz mins in Alaska aud British Oolumbia. It consists of an ore vein from *00 to 600 feet in width, and nearly a mile long. In its coarse this immense vein The Treadwell :• -t * aw - ^ 'iSL zzi richer than the famous mine ' ** the»« values continue with GENERAL OTIS HEARD FROM. j Inform* the W f tlie Situ* Dein atlon In the Philippines. tent ing from General Otis covering the situation in the Philippines, was re ceived by the war department this morning: "Manilla, June '.'0.—-Adjutant Gen- I eral, Washington.—It is now the rainy season and little campaigning is possi ble in Luzon. We occupy a large por I tion of the Tagalog country, with lines I stretching Jrom lmtis on the south to San Fernando on the north, nearly I i *'-xty miles, and to the eastward into Washington, June 2«, —The follow | Laguna province The insurgent armies have suffered great losses and | are scattered. The only large force i held together is about 4,bou in Tarlae province and northern Rapanga. The scattered force is In hands of 500 to Loot) in other portions of Luzon, in they^eoukt* assenHdo' probably ■' ooo although they are demoralized by re cent defeat. gas provinces, The mass of the people are terror izec by the insurgent soldiers, and de sire pence and American protection. They no longer lice on the approach of our troops, unless forced by the in surgents, but gladly weleoiu them. There has been no recent burning of | towns. The population within lines is growing dense and taking to land cultivation quite 'xtensively. They are kept out of Manila as much as possible, as the city population is I becoming too geeat to be eared for. The natives in southeast Luzon are combining to drive the insurgents out. f the insurgent : They the near overthrow of the ; ! j i The only hope leaders is United States aid. proclai ! present administration, to he followed by their independence and recognized ' by the United States. This is the in- ; fluence which enables them to hold Mueli contention pi no civil g , ails among rntnent re out, them, and mains. The seaside ports are now in onr pos- j of Insurgent ! interdicted, although the wisdom of tiiis policy is uncertain, as the people in the sea ports are without a supply of food, and Dio merchants are session, a former soui revenue. Trade is ■suffering los.es We meditate restoring the trade privi lieges, although the insurgents *ill reap benefits. Courts here are in suc cessful operation under the direction Affairs in oilier of able Filipinos. islands are comparatively quiet, await ing results in Luzon. All show anxie ty f° r trade and repeated calls for American troops are giving attention to Jolo archipelago Palaywai islands. Our troops have worked to the limit of endurance. The vol untrer organiza .. . . mi- i t 1 tions have been called in and replaced Am by regulars wli now occupy the suli Nebruska, Penusylva- j taking ent positions, nia and Utah troops are transports and the Sixtli infantry lias been sent to Negros to relieve j lieve California troops. These j physical ong the troops cHunite Vnflu ences, hut nothing alarming of tho 12 per cent of tlle * olnlllaud Reported 8 icU, nearly C per cent hospital have typhoid and 17 per ? en ^ malaria fevers. 'J. r > per cent have i intestinal trouble. The remaining 53 ». •. per cant, have various ailments, 14 per i cent, of which are due to wounds and injuries. Many of the otbeers and men who served in Cuba are suffering a reeurrance of the Cuban fdver and i the regular regiments lately received are inadequately officered. Oris.*' It is stated at the department that tlie inadequacy of the number of offi cers mentioned above in the cablegram has been remedied by the sailing of tlie Zealandia and Sheridan carrying a number of officers for regiments in tho Philippines. troops are all in gooc condition, has increased lately, due arduous services and Sickness i in general ; ' MOHETON FREWEN'S OPINION. Distinguished English l.eonomlst Think. iprobuble, War Chicago. June 20. Moreton Frewen, the distinguished English writer and economist, who is in the city, today concerning the Transvaal ei "In my opinion there will be uo war. The talk of war is largely the seusa tlonal work of newspapers. The truth is neither the Boers nor the En glish can afford to tight. A com pro mise will be patched up somehow and diplomacy will exhaust all her metli ods to prevent a war that would bring great loss to both Boers and Kuglish ineu. ys SIXTY-FIVE THOUSAND MEN. (« en eral Miller Say. This Number Is He. (|utr«l 111 the Philippine.. Washington, June 26. - General Miles'opinion is that large reinforce ments should be sent to the Philip pines. He declines to discuss the situ serions "'Tvlmrsl Nl^'Jim LÜkk returned from the Islands, believes that at least 65,000 men will here (iu i r ..,l qU ' rCl1 ' SHAMROCK LAUNCHED. Sir Tlioi Llpton*» Cup < Imllt-nger .Hniidifil at Thornycroft'H. London, June 26.—Sir Thomas Lip ; ton's cup challenger Shamrock was launched at Thornycrofts's yards at ! -' 30 o'clock this afternoon. Lady Rus i sell of Kilowen christened the yacht. ! The launching was to have taken place at 3 o'clock this morning, but was ! postponed because Lady Russell ob jected to getting up ut "such an un earthly hour.'' i ! ft >t Float tlie Paris. Falmouth, June 26—Another successful effort to (lout the Faris. ing the ship's bottom this morning. I The vessel is likely to go to pieces. HEAVY SENTENCE. un its made yesterday Divers are examin Mr*. Add!« Harrow i* l'p for Tvr«lv* V**Hr<* lor Kltipiippin;. morn New York, June 26.—Mrs. Addie Barrow, the last tried of the kidnap pers of baby Marion Clark, was brought before the criminal branch of the superior court ing. Through her counsel. William F. 11 guilty and threw herself on the mercy of the court. Judge Werner, who was on the beDcb, was merciless, however, and sentenced her to twelve years and ten months in the Auburn prison. this Mr. e, the woman pleaded T TROOPS IN READINESS j j Kn K**ncl !» Prepared to Fight Over the Triui»va«l IHfttculty. London, June *35.—The Shropshire regiment has been ordered to hold it* self in I i„g a question, de South Africa to I A Bloemfontein dispatch says Volksraad of tlie Orange Free State lias voted S'.iSTO for the increase of ar readiness for imi ediate em barkation for t ape T The secretary of state for the colo nies, Joseph Chamberlain, in aiiswer rn. at led the government was reinforcing tlie British troops in total of 40,000 en. , the ! | i tUlery, tents and other millitary sup plies A resolution was adopted di- \ c renting the government to adopt tha i jj Hust , r s the national weapon, The Volksraad als. voted $72,500 for ammunition, and $19,950 for other war : material. The Gei ans who arc in sympathy | with the Transvaal are holding mcet | I of returning Klo : 250 of them, and a few of the ; considerable gold dust ■ ings at which they adopted resolutions y to intercede in behalf urging Gern of Pretoria. ! KLONDIKE GOLD. Another Tri-j re Slil|> Arrive» at Seattle From Alaska. - The second big lot 1 liters since naviga hore on the There were about brought Others were Irafts for large home I Seattle, June 2 j tion opened, i steamer Humboldt. ! ' ; * monut ®' reported to liavi while others eu me : dthout riches. ,f the amount N. accurate esti of gold dust can lie made, for the Teu ...... , j ® on that the figures given by the ferent passengers vary widely, ranging all the way from gtill dif- ! >0,000 to $500,000. more diverging are the conjec ture» a» to the amount of drafts, ln eluding drafts and dual., the estimates range from $300,000 to $1.350,000, Fur ier Carroll claims that lie had in his custody $280,000 in dust, and estimates that there was about $300,ooo more in the different staterooms not turned over to him. r . , o 1 Colorado Sprui . 1 ' After remaining VERDICT WAS NOT GUILTY. Wind-up of Colo lo Spring* Shooting Affair. roltticMi s, Colo , June. 25.— out about forty-five - j minutes, the jury in tlie case of the people of Colored j j Willia gating the riot at the opera house Sep teraber 7 last, when two factions of *" Tur Republicans were endeavoring to gain possession of tlie hall for the s. Samuel Ei rick, Thomas Clark, Isaac Duffer and Arnett, charged with insti . defendant, was dismissed before tho case went to the jury, as no evidence had been adduced which would in criminate him. The verdict leaves the question of the responsibility for Harris'death un settled. a Washington, June purpose of holding a convention, dur ing which Charles E. Harris of Den ver was killed, returned a verdict of not guilty. Glen DufBeld, another WILL KEEP THE CANTEENS. War Depiiili nt Deride. tt> Maintain 1*o»fc Drink Shops. —The acting secretary of war said today that so far as the department is concerned the ; question of tlie maintenance of can ' teens at United States army posts is settled in favor of maintaiuiug the ! present system. Reports from officers in all branches tion as operated is infinitely better for the interests of tin* soldier than the old system of post traders and low grog JT eries on the outskirts of the posts, " he regulations under which the cant cen operates are already form-' eve, 'y j of the service showed that from standpoint the army canteen associ ulated and there will lie no need for further action by the department. Train Robber'» Futilshmeat. HartviUe, Mo., June 25—Twenty years' imprisonment in the state peni tentlary is the punishment imposed by tlie jury here in tlie case of "Bill'' Jen other ' v ! se Harry Glenn, another robbo(1 a Kaas f" | ll y. ». ,° vf ' ; emp is express train at tt nd°' John Kennedv had nre vionsly bven convicted. Jennings! or *^ enn ' ^ man whom the the detec tlT6!, T believed to be Bill Ryan of the old James gang, but in this they prove to have been in error. The convict is a hardened criminal, and lias served terms in the penitentiaries at Salem, Ore.; Stillwater, Minn., and in Nebras ka, in each ease for violent crimes. ; at ! Lloyd, living seven miles northwest of FIVE GIRLS DROWN. ! Terrible Disaster which llefetl a Ratting Party. Lampasas. Tex., June 25.—Mrs. T. J. this place with lier five daughters arid a visitor, Miss Childers, went in hath i ing in a creek today. The youngest ! girls went beyond their depth when their eldest sister and Miss Childers went to their rescue and alt five were drowned. Mrs. Lloyd saved her other daughter only by heroic efforts. CROKER WILL RETURN. K«$ded al Horn« to Rektor« Harmony In » am many. New York, June 25.—Owing to seri ous trouble in the ranks of'lammauy it is said today that Croker will cut short his stay in England and return to N w leaders are endeavoring to break aw aj sod the strong hand of broker is badlj needed to restore harmony, it is alsc said thst Croker is disgusted with his poor luck and troublesome experiences *>n the English turf. York at once. Several of the district NEWS SUMMARY. The Queen Regent of Spain has signed the bill for the cession to Ger many of the Caroline islands. Acting Secretary Allen has perfected his plans for the drills of the naval militia organization on tlie i'aeitic At Jeffersonville, Iud., 1,500 men In the foundry of the. A ufaeturing c< ricau Car Man ipany have struck. Madame Dreyfus lias obtained per mission to visit her husband in prison at any time between sunrise aud sun c set. mst. a a >r Gomez has discharged the mayor of Santo Domingo for complic itv in the falsification of the Cuban army lists, The Darcey island leper station has yed by tire. One leper is dead and another it is feared will die from injuries received. The Toledo Press club has issued a letter to the newspapers of Ohio ask ing them to assist in determining the most beautiful woman in Ohio. been desti I Nearly 3,Ooo pants makers are on strike in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Brownsville, throwing 5,000 women and girl finishers out of work. All the racing stock of tlie Palo Alto stock farm has beeu ordered sold by ! .Mrs. Stanford, who has decided to abandon the breeding of runners. The Chinese government, it is said, iestruetli of the : contemplates the ancient Chinese wall that ■parates China proper from Chinese Turtury. ! Captain Mercer, Indian agent, lias received peremptory orders to r all white persons off the Chippewa dtliin thirty days. I love Indian reser ■ul ion German-Amerieaus of Detroit, iu mass meeting assembled, in most radi cal terms Tat a red hostility t of America any sort '-English political alli ance. The steamer Alpache, plying between •hicola, Fla., was sunk in the Uhipola river near We wathitcka, Fla., and four persons were drowned. Coin bus and A pal; In tlie course of recent reciprocity negotiations an arrangement was made ■ between the United States and Portu gal for a mutual reduction of duty on certain articles. gree Carnegie, the Iron and steel of Pittsburg, Tlie hoard of regents of Heidelberg university, Tiffin, ()., conferred the do f doctor »f laws upon Andrew magnate An Knglish syndicate with a capital D f $100,000,000. it is said, ln to purchase all the cattle in Texas, has started with a view of cornering the cattle market in this country. The government of the South African republic, according to the Daily Mail from Rome, is ordering large quantities of rifles from Italian firms for immediate shipment. dispatch to tending thirty miles in length, causing destruction to crops and inundating ere lost. I A tremendous waterspout is reported in the Fine Ridge, S. D., district, ex New York District Assembly No. 4, j Knights of Labor, unanimously adopt- j e| ! resolutions demanding General Mer- ! riam's recall and court martial on ao ail tlie low lands No lives I I ! count of his action iu the Couer d'Alene labor troubles. . than to go to Europe when he has a: senatorial fight on in Michigan." j j Governor Pingree announces that Secretary Alger will not leave the cab inet to accept a foreign appointment. ! Said the governor. "He knows better ! 1 pon tlie war department for four expert Spanish court stenogra pliers for service in the Philippine islands. They must he familiar with the Spanish and English languages. ! ' There has been a call made by Gen eral Otis The British armed sloop Buzzard while trying to reach the French! treaty shore, Newfoundland, collided with an iceberg, which stove in her bows. By means of collision mats and ; moving the heavy guns and gear to the »tern, she made her way back to St. . . , ,, John 8 saftl y j i i While Miss Nellie Kendall and C. G. Batting were walking on Jackson emains of Ensign Robert Mon The aghan of the cruiser Philadelphia were given every honor while in Portland, ; where he was vell remembered by After lying at ! many old classmates, the armory over night the casket was carried out at noon to the waiting j hearse and taken to the cathedral, where services for the dead were con ducted. A heavy explosion of gas oceured in one of the lower lifts of the Maxwell colliery of the Lehigh & Wilkesbarre (Fa.) Coal company. Three hundred men were at work in the mine at ths time, and had narrow escapes for their lives. street, Seattle, they were held np by two men. Without arning one oi let passed through bis coat lapoel, th< ; powder burning his face. X sneak thief entered the Metropoli tan National bank, Iioeton, and atol« $10,000 while the paying teller's atten tion was drawri' away for a moment. ! ™ Philip Zambee was arrested ln New York es he alighted from a train, and ( the stolen money found on hie person the two men fired at Bating. The bul The transport St. Faul has sailed toi NORTHWEST NOTES. A special train bearing 111 miners from Joplin, Mo., arrived at Wardner, Ida., last Friday. The men will goto work in the mines. James Green wanted at Seattle, for the murder of s cabman, and in Walla Balia for buncoing a farmer out of $5,000, was arrested at Harrisburg, Pa., Of the men to win permits to work in the mines at Wardner, Ida., hnvo been issued, nearly all are native born Americans. Previous to the strike about 80 per cent were foreign horn. Antone Hetieke ing man of Butte, was accidentally killed last week, a lie a distance of twelve feet, breaking his neck. well known min lie was forking on house, and fell from a staging, The Honey Dew mine, near Boise City, Ida., claims to have produced the largest nugget from a quartz ledge ever taken out in the country. It weighed four pounds, three-fourths of which is solid gold. It is announced that the Denver A; RioGrande will spend *2,000,000 in im provements in Colorado in the next year. Among other improvements the company will build a line through the San Luis Valley to Del Norte. Captain Nickerson, agent, of the Shoshone Indians of Wyoming, is in Washington with a delegation of nine members of the tribe to negotiate a new treaty which will permit the tribe f its lands. to sell a millic eres The 3-; M. 0, Hull ■ar-old child of Mr. and Mrs. This is the second child the distressed parents have lost in this manner, an other being burned to death several vas li rned to I death last week child rei She villi it her were playi g witli matches. years ago. A big gold proposition has been dis covered near Banner, Idaho, in district. A very ledge has been opened erty bonded to Boise people, perts say the new district will rival any dislriet in the state. Buffalo Hump not excepted. a ne' ich and extensive d the prop* The ex The Lucky Boy mine at Idaho City. Idaho, is of such immense size, and tlie ore all good, that tlie owners are con* templating putting In a 25-stamp mill right away, to take the place of the 10 stamps now running. The width is not yet known, although it has been ■ cross-cut a distance of fifty feet. The conference held in Butte be tween the office Line and those of the Great Northern resulted iu a satisfactory adjustment of the difficulties that had the piece of road between Silver Bow and Butte, which is owned and oper ated jointly by the two companies. Troops will be maintained in the Coeur d' Alenes indefinitely. The per manent detachment of 300 dismounted oi the Oregon Short arisen on cavalrymen, who have arrived from Fort Riley, Ivans., are under orders to be in readiness for a stay of several months, and the officers are settling 'town with the expectation of making I t* le * r homes in the district until snow falls again. j j ! Two horses were stolen from Oripp's stable at Rock Springs on tlie 20th, tlie Mercantile I Guild store company I broken into and burglarized to the amount of about $00 worth of . mer j ohandise and jewelry, and the cellar of the seclion house at lSlairtowii was a | so broken into and a quautity of ! provisions stolon. ! The police are kept busy, but no clue as to the thieves. The state of Idaho has received four 1 flags. One of them, a handsome banner 6x12 feet, is to be presented to Mrs. Sinclair, the Wardner lady who rushed in between tlie rioters and the men whom they were murdering, when the Bunker Hill mill was attacked and destroyed. The other flags were 10x18 ! feet. One is for the capitol, one for the penitentiary and the other for the soldiers home. ; l*a» been collecting subscriptions for *he benefit of the families of the Coeur d' Alene mines, has returned a eontri The Miners' Union of Butte which j bution of $5 which was made by Gov. i Smith of Montana. The grounds for i the action was that the governor had approved the course of Gen. Merriaia in a letter to tiiat officer in allowing men to J>e taken out of tlie state with, out requisitoin to answer charges of rioting at Wardner. At Idaho City, Idaho, three hundred tons of ore that has lain on the Wash ington dump for nine years has been put through the mill. It yielded $!3 per ton. When tlie ore was cast aside by the former owners they did not be lieve tiiat it would pay milling ex penses. Tlie mill is now running on 200 tons of stiver ore. The force in tlie mine is constantly increasing, and large ore body east of tlie old works is turning out good rock. j ■ J. H. Ley son of Butte has received official notification that his bid fora site for the new Federal building had been aoceptad and that the new build ; l ng would be located et the Dortheast coruerof Main and Copper »Ueets. The consideration is $1. It is expected that the reduction works at Reno will be in operation ! within a week. Winn it starts up it is stated that a large force of miners will ( be pot to work at the mines from which at least a carload of ore will be shipped to Beuo from Oreana daily.