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CROWD HAD GATHERED TO SEE
BULL FIGHT. Governor Ordered the Performance Stopped—2500 Men and Boys Un able to Get Their Money Back—Some Fired the Grandstand—Sheriffs After Mob—Fire Engine Stuck in Mud. St. Louis, June 6.—Incensed over their failure to see a "genuine Spanish bull fight," which the authorities had ordered stopped, a riot was started in arena near the world's fair grounds this evening by a crowd of 2500 men and boys who were unable to get their money back and the building was burned to the ground. The price of ad mission charged was one dollar. Four men wore placed under arrest by the authorities of St. Louis county, charg ed with the destruction of property.The crowd, thinking these men were con nected with the show, made an at tempt to mob them and In their en counter with the deputy sheriffs a num ber were roughly handled and some re ceived serious injuries. The building is said to have cost $1200. It is a total loss, with no insurance. Governor Had Forbidden It. The initial performance by the com pany of Spanish bull fighters had been advertised widely, but the governor, in response to numerous complaints, or dered that it be. not allowed to take place. Despite these orders a largo crowd assembled in the arena at the advertised time of opening. Before the regular performance a number of cowboys drove in some bulls which they ran around the arena in true wild west style. The crowd soon became tired of this and called for the bull fight. The announcement was then made that the bull fight would be pro ceeded with. As the matadors came into the ring a county official stepped up to the announcer and handed him a paper informing him that the proposed show couid not take place. When this became known to the crowd they leap ed into the arena and demanded the return of their their money. Woodwork Set on Fire. Failing to get this, the crowd went to the office, which was located in a small building outside the area, and began to stone the structure. This was followed by attempts to burn the arena, which is an immense building con structed of pine. Bits of burning paper were thrown at the woodwork and finally some one went inside and drop ped a lighted match in a pile of hay under the arena. The whole structure was soon afire and before long was in flames. The fire engine that responded to the alarm stuck in the mud and there was nothing to stop the progress of the flames. The fire department of the world's fair was called out to protect ' the fair buildings should it become necessary, but the wind blew in an other direction. an DINEEN IS NOMINATED. Illinois' Republican Candidate for Gov ernor. By making a combination with C. S. Deneen, L. Y. Sherman, Howland J. Hamlin and John H. Pierce, Governor Yates broke the deadlock which has existed since May 10 in the republican state convention, and brought about the nomination of Deneen for gover nor. The nomination was made on the 79th ballot. BOY, BASEBALL AND RIOT. Four Italians Are Punctured With Bullets. New York, June 6.—A boy with baseball started a riot near pier 42, North river, as the result of which four Italians received bullet wounds and were taken to the hospital, and 14 of their countrymen are under arrest. Murder Mystery in Florida. Jacksonville, Fla.—Mrs. Mattie E. Carlisle was found dead at her home' here. Her body was lying under her bed and was badly bruised. If murder ed, robbery was not the motive, for money was found in the closet of the room where the body lay and two dia monds were on the dresser. Mrs. Car lisle was an aged woman and as far as known had no enemies. The police have not as yet found any clew to the mystery. Can't Cremate a Suicide, The question over the disposition the body of Allister Evans, Viscount d'Oyley, has entered a new phase, an officer having discovered a French law forbidding the cremation of per sons who have died of violence. The viscount's family is seeking to arrange for a burial ground. In California a great cry is going up for hands to harvest the big grain and fruit crop this year. FATAL FLOODS AT DEADWOOD. Three Overflow Creeks Carry Death and Destruction. Deadwood, S. D., June 6.—As a re sult of a heavy rainfall throughout the Black Hills, which has continued for nearly a week, Whitewood, Deadwood and City creeks, passing within the city limits, have left their banks, car rying away a number of houses, barns, sidewalks and lumber yards. The Waite building, one of the most substantial in the city, was partially wrecked and the city hall badly dam aged. One large bridge was carried away. Two lives are known to have been lost, Matthew Bender, a young man of Central City, and Guy Shoudy, a farm er near Sturgis. No trains have been able to enter or leave Deadwood since Friday on ac count of washouts. The damage was greatest at Central City, nearly all the business portion of that town being washed away. The Columbus Mining company's plant was among the build ings destroyed. A large number of homes at Gayvllle, a few miles distant, were carried away and the lower part of the town is under water. It is estimated that the property loss in this city and other Black Hill cities ard to railroads will exceed $500,000. The water is still high, but it is be lieved the crest of the flood has been reached. Saturday's War News. Reports have reached Rome that the Japanese have taken the first line of defenses at Port Arthur, the Russians offering only weak resistance. It is also reported that the Russian squad ron at Port Arthur made a sortie, but was driven back by the Japanese. Sunday's News. The St. Petersburg correspondent of the Paris Matin says he learns from a trustworthy source that the advance guard of 14,000 men under General Stakelberg sent by General Kuropat kln to the relief of Port Arthur has al ready reached the entrance to the Lia otung peninsula and the bulk of the army is following. They will be used, if necessary, to attack the forces un der General Ugo, Japanese general. Monday's War News. From Cheefoo comes the report that the Japanese armies are now advanc ing on Port Arthur and news of severe battles for possession of that fortress may be forthcoming in a few days. Sounds of loud explosions are heard in the vicinity of Port Arthur and the Japanese have the theory that new em placements are being constructed. The Russians are also attempting to estab lish communication with their friends by means of a wireless telegraph sta tion. Fire Guts a Big Building. New York.—Fire destroyed the sev en story warehouse of McKesson & Robbins, wholesale druggists in Ann street. The fire had been burning a long time before it was discovered. It started in the boiler room in the base ment and had gone up through the entire seven stories before it reached the unshuttered windows on the top floor and was discovered. The build ing was gutted and practically every thing, the firemen say, must have burn ed before they reached the scene. The loss will be heavy. Cadets for West Point. The cadets designated to enter the West Point military academy this month have been announced at the war department. Among them are the following: Idaho—Youir M. Marks, Wentworth H. Moss. Montana—Clin ton E. Lamme, Charles Hoe, Richard E. Cummins. Oregon—Frederick A. Barker. Washington—John K. Paw ton, Richard T. Coiner. a Nebraska Streams Are Full. Falls City, Neb., June 6.—Continu ous heavy rains have brought creeks and rivers in southeastern Nebraska up with a rush and caused the Nemaha to overflow and flood the lowlands for the third time this year. Baseball at Spokane. The schedule for the season at Spo kane is as follows: Butte—April 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, May 1; May 17. 18, 19. 20, 21, 22; Septem ber 6. 7, 8. 9, 10, 11. Salt Lake—May 26, 26. 27, 28. 29. 30; June 22. 23, 24. 25, 26, 27; July 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; August 31, September 1. 2, 3, 4, 6. • Boise—June 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 , 6; June 30, July l, 2. 3. 4, 6; August 9. 10, 11, 12, 13. 14; August 23, 24. 25, 26, 27, 28. of an An explosion of the gelatin house of the Hercules Powder works at Pinole, Cal., caused the death of. three men. The building and its contents, valued at about $20,000, were destroyed. The men killed were Alexander McCul lough, John Smith and Ah Young, Chinese. Three others were injured, but not seriously. There are about 150 Japanese living in London at the present time. EXPLOSION IN DISTILLERY AT PEORIA, ILL. Ruins Took Fire and Spread to Ad joining Buildingi Be More Than a Million Dollars— Stock Yards Flooded a Foot Deep With Burning Whisky, -Total Loss Will Peoria, in., June 6.—An explosion which occurred in the 17 story ware house of the Corning Distillery com pany completely wrecked the building. The ruins Immediately took fire, and communicated to three adjoining buildings, which were burned to the ground. Ten men were buried be neath the ruins and burned to death. Six others were seriously injured. The loss on buildings and whisky and spir its stored will approximate $1,000,000. The fire spread to the stock yards where a dozen large cattle barns, filled with cattle for market, were burned. The Missing. Fred K. Knoll. Louis Behrend. Joe Seyerman. John Hobeker. Louis Sax. William Finley, Jr. E. Brown. M. Growl. John Lepping. William Field. The Injured. Adam Werner. Edw. Werner. Elmer nogan. J. B. Marshall. James M. Miller. Allie Feinberg. A Seethiing Caldron, The warehouse, containing 30,000 barrels of whisky, was instantly a seething caldron, and it was known that no one inside the big structure could live a moment. The warehouse in crushing the small structure nearby set that on fire, and the whisky from the bursting barrels flooded every thing in that section. Large streams ran toward the river, and in a short time thire was a foot of whisky in the cattle pens east of the warehouse. It was burning furiously, and the cries of the 3,200 steers, chained fast, were pitiable to hear. Their distress lasted but a few moments, however, for they were soon killed, either roasted or suf focated by the fumes. The two fermenting houses were speedily destroyed. The flames therat ened the mill and elevator just across the track, where the costly machinery is installed. However, the firemen made a winning fight here, and at 7 o'clock the fire seemed under control. Elmer Hogan was at work in the warehouse when the collapse came. He was washed out through a break in the building by the big stream of whis ky and carried toward the river, a distance of nearly 75 feet, before be ing lodged against a fence, from which he managed to escape before the fire overtook him. He was so badly injured that he can not recover. had Knoll and Seyerman, who charge of the men employed in this department, had just left the building when the explosion and collapse came. Knoll was crushed to the earth and al most instantly the place where he had fallen was enveloped in flames. It is believed that the government men have ail escaped. The gaugers, 15 of whom worked at the warehouse, had completed their work and gone about 2 o'clock in the afternoon. There were three government storekeepers in the building, but it is reported all of them got out safe. Warehouse B, where the explosion that did the most damage occurred, was an 11 story frame structure cov ered with corrugated iron, more than 100 by 200 feet in dimen sions. Warehouse A was a three story brick building 100 by 200 feet It con tained about 52,000 gallons of spirits. It was Later. Instead of nine dead, as at first re ported, it is now known that 14 men lost their lives in the fire and explosion at the Corning distillery. Thieves at St. Louis Fair. value of Gold aud jewels to the $1000 have been stolen from the Ger man colonial section of the palace of agriculture at the world's fair. There is no clew. A reward of $2000 has been offered by the German imperial com missioner for the return of all the jew els and the arrest and conviction of the thieves. In ail 115 pieces of jew a elry were stolen. The Kaw River Is Falling, Kansas City, June 6.—After days of almost continuous leaden skies the sun shone over Kansas, cessation in the rains during the past 12 hours most rivers are gradually fall ing and seeking their banks, and flood conditions are improving. 10 With OVER HEROES IN GRAY. First Formal Memorial Services at Arlington. Washington.—In the presence of thousands of ex-Coufederate and ex Union soldiers and of numbers of of ficers of the United States army and the G. A. R., the first formal memorial exercises ever held over the graves in the Confederate section of Arlington cemetery took place Sunday. As a re sult of a movement initiated by the late President McKinley, the Confeder ate dead now have been gathered in one large and beautiful circle in the southern part of the cemetery, where the graves have been marked with seperate stones. The exercises were opened with music by the Ffteenth cavalry band. In a spirit of good will and fraternity, after the exercises over the graves of the Confederate dead, those in charge of the services repeated them over the graves of the 2,000 unknown Union dead and decorated the graves with flowers. The Rev. Alexander W. Pilser, pastor of the Southern Presbyterian chruch in this city and an ex-Confed erate soldier, was the orator of the day. Oregon first and probably The battleship BANDIT RAISULI'S DEMANDS. Believed Sultan Will Comply—Grateful to Americans. London, June 8.—The Times' corres pondent at Tangiers, says: "The sultan's authorization to com ply with Raisuli's demands can not be received for a day or two. If the sultan fully acquiesces in the demands, the release of the captives may be ex pected shortly, but that by no means settles the situation, for having twice succeeded in defying Europe and the sultan, Raisuli's success will tempt the tribesmen to further outrages. "The presence of the American fleet affords a temporary feeling of security, but the moment the fleet is withdrawn, unless some permanent form of protec tion is substituted, the danger will be come greater than ever. "The European population is ^grate ful to the Americans for having promptly sent warships. Full confi dence is felt that the American govern ment will not withdraw them until some guarantee shall have been given that Europe recognizes the situation and demands energetic action." FATAL TROLLEY WRECK. One Woman Killed and Sixteen Per sons Injured. Burlington, Iowa.—A well filled elec tric streetcar rushed down Valley Hill street Sunday and was wrecked against a tree. Many of the passengers escaped. Mrs. Joseph Kehn was kill ed and 16 were badly injured. Several suffered arms and legs broken and many were badly cut about the head and shoulders. The brakebeam on the open electric car broke just as the car began the de scent. The car dashed down the long incline at a frightful speed and the injured were strewn on both sides of the track down the entire length of the hill. The Injured: Mrs. Joseph Carlson, Miss Jeannie Munson, Mrs. C. A. Munson, W. L. Kessler, Mrs. Davenport, Miss Bettie Sanborn, Charles Taeger, Mrs. Charles Taeger, Edward M. Hellwig, A. Stro derburg, Mrs. Emma Thuline, William Kottkamp, Oro J. Gould. Several of the injured are in a seri ous condition. SECRETARY TAFT APPROVES. Army Posts Get Funds for Improve ments. Secretary Taft has approved the al lotments made by the quartermaster of the funds for barracks and quarters at various army posts and forts to be expended during the fiscal year begin ning July 1. The following amounts were allot ted to the forts on the Pacific: Fort Worden, Wash., $130,000; Fort Casey, Wash., $50,000; Fort Benton, Cal., $227,150} Fort Rosecrans, Cal., $ 8 , 000 . The following amounts were allotted to western posts: Enlarging posts in Alaska, $150,000; Fort Assinnlboine, Mont.. $44,000; for Boise barracks, Idaho, $248,750; Fort Harrison, Mont., $13,100; Vancouver barracks, Wash., $39,000; Fort Law ton, Wash., $19,950; Fort Walla Walla. Wash., $90,000; Port Wright, Wash., $14,000; Whipple barracks, Ariz., $187, 000 . Battleship Oregon Is First. Although not officially announced, it is understood that the order of merit for the battleships in the recent target practice, so far as completed, is as follows: winner of the pennant, Wisconsin sec ond and Iowa third. Illinois is now engaged in target prac tice in Martha's Vineyard. A drinking cup, pronounced by the British museum to be 3 000 years old. has been found in a field at Stonlng field, E°sex. It is uow in tre Chelms ford museum. a CULLED PROM DISPATCH E*, OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. A Review of Happenings in Both Eastern and Western Hemispheres During the Past Week—National, Historical, Political and Personal Events Tersely Told. Mrs. Bertha Calhoun is supposed to have perished in a fire which destroy ed her home in Berkeley, Cal. T. B. Hall, provincial assessor at Victoria, B. C., has been arrested for alleged shortage of $4,500 in depart mental accounts. Albert Johnson, 6 year old child of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Johnson, has been accidentally hanged in his grand father's barn near Tooele, Utah. Joe Gans, lightweight champion, was given the decision over Harry Cohen (Kid Griffo) of Brooklyn in the seventh round of a scheduled 15 round bout. Although the damage by floods in Kansas and western Missouri may not be as large as it was last year, the indications are that the devastation will be serious. Travis is now champion of amateur golfers. He easily won the finals at the British golf tournament. He is admittedly the finest exponent in the world of the short game. Nine persons are reported to have been killed and many injured in a col lision of passenger trains on the Mis souri Pacific, near Mastin City. 15 miles south of Kansas City. The commissions of the supreme justices of Hawaii have expired and their successors have not been ap pointed. Judges Frear and Perry are candidates for reappointment. The jury in the Portland district court has awarded Birdie McCarthy $10,000 damages against James D. H eryford, a wealthy southern Oregon stockman, for breach of promise. Stanley Waterloo, widely known as a newspaper writer, was knocked down by a mail wagon in Chicago. He is believed to have sustained a fracture of the skull and his recovery is said to be doubtful. The University of Michigan won the Intercollegiate Athletic association meet held on Marshall field, Chicago, securing 32 points. Chicago was sec ond with 29 points and Wisconsin third with a total of 2. Contempt proceedings of Federal Judge Purnell against Editor Josephus Daniels of the News and Observer, at Raleigh, N. C., who has been in cus tody since Monday for refusing to pay a $2,000 fine, have been dismissed. Cincinnati and New York broke even in the series with a tie ball game Saturday, which was witnessed by probably the largest number of spec tators in the history of baseball. The official count of the attendance was 37,223. The purchase by the United States government of the Kahauika military site, near Honolulu, has been com pleted, the federal government paying the leaseholders $19,000. The tract includes 1,500 acres. Forts, barracks and camps will be erected upon it. C. P. Elliott, formerly a theatrical manager in Chicago, killed himself at St. Cloud, Minn., in the dressing room of a theatre. Elliott's business part ner declares that the reason for the suicide was that Elliott had an unfor tunate love affair, over which he brooded until he became despondent. Frapk T. Young, known on the turf as Caesar Young, bookmaker, horse owner and stockholder in Pacific coast race tracks, was shot and killed in a hansom cab recently at New York. He was on his way to the White Star line pier to join his wife, with whom he was to have sailed for Europe. Complying with a request of the house committee on civil service re form, the civil service commission has prepared a statement showing that the total number of former soldiers and former sailors of the civil war em ployed in the executive departments at Washington, is 2175, and the wid ows of the veterans so employed 388. The official count of the vote of the International Typographical union for officers has been completed at head quarters. For trustees of the union printers' home Thomas McCaffery of Colorado Springs, receiving 15,887 votes and Thomas F. Crowley of Cin cinnati, with 12,387 votes, were elect ed. James F. Lynch was reelected president by a large majority. John Simms, a prominent white planter of Trail Lake, Miss., and Wil liam Cato, his manager, were killed by two negroes, Samuel Clark and Van Horn, in a dispute over a trivial matter. The negroes escaped, but Horn was captured and taken to Ice land, where he was lynched. Clark returned to Trail Lake, where he was shot and killed. The posse shot and killed another negro named Mayfield, thinking he was Clark.