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r Ai DI8PATC1 MATED «RevleW of Happenlnge ln ' Both srn and Western Hemisphere« IRurlng tha Pm at Waek—National, Historical, Political and Paraonal Evonta Toraaly Told. Japaneae papers state that Russia is laaNfiloi her squadron in the far William K. Vanderbilt and Mrs. An na Rutherford were married recefftfy at 8t. Mark's cburcn, London. The officiating clergyman was Rev. R. H. Madden. New York Inspectors assisted by members of the Boston police force are pursuing investigations in Boston in connection with the N%w York bar rel murder mystery. Colonel Davis of Little Rock, Ark., signed an act of the legislature max tag it unlawful for nonresidents of the state to hunt or fish at any season of the year in Arkansas. There is in contemplation a forci ble Joint protest on the part of Great Britain, the United States and Japan against the Russian demands in thé matter of sovereignty of Manchuria. A New York life insurance compan* has, through its Pennsylvania agency, issued to Rodman Wanamaker, son ci John Wanamaker, a policy for $1,000,- M0. The premium on the policy will be $30,000. - Jerry Goodwin shot Thomas P. Blue mid son, William Blue, at You Bet, •al., recently. ThomaB Blue is dead, and William is dying. The shooting was the result of an attack made by Bine and his son upon Goodwin. The Berlin government has been in terpellated by members of the center party regarding the killing of an ar tilleryman named Hartmann by Naval Badet Hussener at Essen on Good Fri day last, because the former did not sdlute the latter properly. Brigadier General Manning, after an engagement with the Mad Mullah's farces, has relieved Colonel Cobbe, near Gumburru, Somaliland, 45 miles westward of Galadi, Arabia. About 3,800 of the Mullah's men were killed. The British loss is not known By direction of the secretary of war, Judge Advocate General Davis has ad dressed a letter to Brigadier General FMnston refusing his request for a court of inquiry to investigate his con duct in the Philippines. He says it is not necessary, as the subject had been settled. Passengers on a Burlington train were held up and robned of $10QQ re cently as the train was leaving 'ttie Burlington union station in Lincoln, Neb. The train has been robbed three times within 100 miles of Lincoln. The robbery last fall netted $50,000 to thé men who did the work and no trace ef them has ever been found. The governments of Prussia and of the grand ducky of Mechlenburg have decided to expel the Mormon mission ariee, of whom there are 145 in Ger many and 90 in Prussia, on the ground that they are propagating a form oi religious belief incompatible with th laws of state and public morals, an because polygamy is not excluded flTom their doctrines. Minister Conger, from Pekin, has cdbled to Secretary Hay a synopsis of «be demands made upon China by Rua ala respecting control of Manchuria. This account agrees precisely with,the fall and accurate press report of Rus sia's last coup from the Chinese cap ital. Secretary Hay will take no ac tion in the matter until he has com mnnicated the facts to the president and has'learned the latter's wishes United States Senator Bailey of Texas is receiving congratulations in recently having been paid a fee of $300,000. John Kirby, the "industrial •king" of Texas, recently determined to refinance one of his larger companies, operating in the pine forests of south eastern Texas, and employed Mr. Ball ey to assist in enlisting New York fl «anders in the enterprise, his compen sation to be • fee and commissions, amounting to $200,000. The negotia «ions were successful. Ross Perry, the attorney for Mrs * James N. Tyner, whose husband ha9 been Bummarily removed from his po sition as assistant attorney general for the postofflce department under rath er sensational circumstances, nailed upon Attorney General Knox recently and talked over The case with him. He made to the attorney general sub stantially the statement that the pa . w v pers taken by Mrs. Tyner tror^m^j safe in her husband's office were alto 1 gather personal, but they would be re turfied when called tor.' « His Head Cut Off. 7*. i Phoenix, B. C., April SO.—One of the most horrible accidents in the history ef the C. P. R. in the Boundary coufi try occurred this morning in the Phoenix switching yards, F. B. Dona hue, a railway brakeman, having his head instantly severed from his My. Trade Report. R. G. Dun ft 0o.'a wçelüy review of trade tibia past weak says Trade.rasponded promptly to better weather in many sections qf the coun try, notable activity appearing in bea sohable lines of wearing apparel, yet Wholesalers report conservatism, as compared with earlier months this year, although business is more ac tive than it was a Tear ago. Some branches are still backward, and there is more or less complaint regarding collections, while renewal« are fre quently asked. Outdoor work is vig orously prosecuted, agricultural com munities endeavoring to make up lost time, and structural undertakings call for large quantities of lumber and building materials, sustaining quota tions. Labor problems are being solved With celerity. - Clothierç complain of tardy delivery of samples, which may affect subse quent business. New England manufacturers of boots and shoeB report a seasonable lack of new business, and further con tracts from jobbers are not expected during the next fortnight. Increased activity'snd strength has come in Chi cagQ packer hides with the advancing season. Fluctuations in quotations of the great staples have been less ex tensive ddfing the past week, with a slightly higher level, sb the net re sult and only a fair degree of activity. Failures-were 166 in the. United States, and 15 in Canada. OREGON NOTES. Buyers and sheep raisere hfijjke not gotten together very well this spring, and sales have not been numerous. "Young Corbett' failed to stop George Mensic of Chicago in tout rounds at Portland recently. . Austin Craig, postmaster at Whit ney, Grant county, is under arrest on a charge of stealing a registered let ter containing $72 on July 21, 1902. Portland will in all probability be represented in the bids submitted to the United States government for the Philippine transportation contracts. Pendleton .will be in darkness for three weeks, owing to a break recent ly at the electric light plant, the break being so bad that a part of the machin ery must be shipped away for repairs. The last rail on the Columbia River ft Northeim railroad has been laid, and within a short time regular trains will be running between Lyle and Gol dsndale. Wash., a distance of 40 miles. After deducting the improvements, such as depots,.the terminal cities of Spokane and Portland from the O. R. ft N„ Assessor C. P. Strain has practically decided to assess the prop 1 erty of that railroad*-Jo Umatilla at one-third of* its estimated market value, a figure which will almost, if not quite, réach $14,000 a mile. V News From Manil-» Manila papers received at the war department state that the shortage of Treasurer Bartlett Sinclair of Rizal province, formerly of Idaho, amounts ot $20,000. ' Steps are being taken to courtma'. tial Captain Hartmann of the signal corps on a chargé relating to dealing in government horses. Soldiers are not re-enlisted on ac count of the present excess in regi mental strength. A r courtmartial is to be oonvened to try : Lieutenant Lee of the Tenth in fantry, charged with unlawfully ex> cutlng prisoners of war. . Gen. Corbin Bit By a Dog. While Major General Corbin, U. S. A., was making an inspection of the world's fair grounds alone recently, find thinking over his coming duties o. grand marshal during the dedica tion ceremonies, a common yellow aog slipped up from behind and Nrith out warning bit the general on the leg. General Corbin wheeled around, but the dog seized his clothing with an avidity which put the warrior to route. Upon reaching the emergency hos pital the wounds were speedily cau terized. Dr. Moore assured the gen eral the wounds were not serious. Fought Off the Somalis. Bohotle, Somaliland, April. 27 Major Gough, in command of a mobile column, engaged the enemy near Dan op. He lost 13 killed, including two officers, and four officers Were wound ed. The enemy suffered 200 men killed. Stole Jewelry From Employers. New York, April 28.—William Pick, stock clerk for a downtown jewelry -firm, has been arrested, charged with stealing $20,000 worth jewelry from his employers during p^t four years. Pick's defalca 1 tions were discovered recently. Mme. La Bonta a Free Woman. Butte, Mont., April 30.—After spend ing five months in the county jail awaiting trialf^Mme. Ruth La Bonta, or Eva Hart, who was jointly charged with J. W. Kelly with the murder of Dr. H. A. Cayley, has been discharged frpm custody. Moses lived exactly midway be tween the building of the pyramids 5609 B. C., and sur own day. U Of JUKI. Ml lÉ>er of the famous bat tleship OREGON. Ha Was for Many Years Manager of Union Iron Works In San Pranolaco —Great Inventor of Mining Machin ery—Builder «of Cru leer Olympia and Other Great Warships. ,,,---------------------------— «ft* association, regent of the' univer San Francisco, April 30.—The Bul letin says: "Irving M. Scott, who for many years was vice president and general manager of the Union Iron Works, is dead at his home in this city. He has been in poor health fcftr some time and few days ago he was stricken with alarming symptoms. Mr. Scott has long been a sufferer from kidney trou bles.'' , Irving Murray Scott was of Quaker parentage and came from Baltimore. He was born on December 25, 1837. He was educated at the Milton military academy and the Baltimore mechanics' institute. He entered the factory ot Obey Hussey, manufacturers of reap ers. He there became an expert draughtsman. He came to California and was a draughtsman, superintendent and later partner in the Union Iron works. He designed the machinery on the Corn stock, invented machines and other devices for assisting labor. «' He was for several terms president of the* Mechanics institute and of the $nd trustee of the Leland Stand Jr,; university. He built the bat Oregon, the cruiser Olympia and pthet- great warships and many fine vessels of commerce. He has 'candidate for United States segsdor and always took a prominent interest in politicsr • Mr. gcott for many years made his residence- at 507 Harrison street, in sidence- < irfâïSy. ROOSEVELT'S SON PLEASED. His Pony Was Taken Up in Elevator ^ to Bedside. Archie Roosevelt, who is recovering from an aNSmr of measles, had a visitor the other day, whose call will do more to restore him to health than all the medicine the doctor can give him. Soon after Archie began to con valesce he begged»-to be allowed to see his spotted pony, Algonqutn, which is his constant companion when he is well. It was too soon for Archie to leave his room and Mrs. Roosevelt was compelled to decline the request. Charles, the groom, who looks after Algonquin, thought the matter ovér and concluded that if Archie wqpted to see his pony he should do so. Without confiding his plans to any one, he led the pony the other day into the White House and along the corridor into the elevator. When the second floor was reached, Charles led the pony into Archie's room. Archie was delighted. This is thé first time that a horse has ridden la a White House elevator. -i_ Precaution Was Timely. The secretary of the interior is be ginning to receive reports da the sus pension of timber and stone land en tiles in California, Oregon and Wash ington, and so far they go to confirm the wisdom of the order of suspen sion which was made last fall. There is a thorough conviction on the pari of officials of the interior 'MMu-tment that many if not most of thöen tries under the timber land act which were made in the Pacific coast states dur ing the year 1902 were made in the in terest of syndicates, and the gsptestB received since the issuance of tne or der strengthen this conviction. Since then not a single entry in the states covered by the order has been al lowed to go to patent without thoi ough investigation. There are many special agents in that field, and^lhe order requiring compulsory attendance of witnesses in connection with land entry is expected to prove of great assistance to them in establishing the validity or lack of validity of all sutti entries. ^ Porto Rico Needs 8chools. Bishop James H. Van Buren, Prot estant Episcopal bishop of Porto Rlcwl spoke recently in New York in 3U| Marks church upon the present condi tion of affairs in his diocese. He said that there are 350,000 children of school age in Porto Rico, yet at present there are accommodations in schools of all classes for only 60,000. When the first American soldiers landed there was only 25,000 children attend ing school. Distress at Panama. Kingston, Jamaica, April 28. —Jamai can laborers have been warned by the colonial government not to proceed to the isthmus of Panama, because of the prevailing distress there. The au thorities say that laborers can go to the isthmus as soon as the United States begins the construction ef the IDAHO NEWS. Soada 7 fever cases are being re ported v from different parts of Ward ner. Charles Teano committed suicide in Wallace last Saturday by taking mor phine. Shoshone county commissioners ap propriated $500 for the Roosevelt cel ebration. The Lewiston lodge of Red Men has definitely decided that the date of its proposed carnival and street fair ..will be from June 1 to 7. Two of the traveling organisers of the Woman's. Christian Temperanoe union were in Wardner the past week and formed a society. Mr. O. W. Serkins died as the result of injurias he received from being bit by a piece of lumber in the stomach at Hope, two weeks ago. Hogs Bold for 8 cents per pound on foot, and cattle on Camao prairie last week brought 5 1-4 cents. The herds are on the increase. The annual campmeeting for the Christian church for the north Idaho district will be held at Orofino begin ning June 11. It will continue 10 days. Bishop Smith Wooley of the Mormon church has resigned as deputy reve nue collector at Pocatello. His sue cessor is to be Fred White, who rep resented Idaho county in the legisla ture. The effort of Mr. Pomeroy to secure the sale of 23 acres of heirship land owned by Black Hawk and his two sis ters, and upon which a large portion of the town ot Kamiah is built, it 1 b thought, will fall. The Farmers' Year Book has been issued by the -University of Idaho and is ready for distribution. It is a 130 page book and contains reports of all the farmers' institutes which have been held in Idaho. The body of a man about 30 years of age, supposed from papers found to be that of H. C. Whetstone of Clarkston, was found recently ip Lyt tle Creek, two miles southeast of San Francisco, with a 38 caliber bullet hole in his head. > , Congressman French has recom mended the following young men for appointment to the United States naval academy at Annapolis: E. R. Leon afd, Boise; Aubrey. Lawrence, Mos cow; Paul Savige, Boise; Louis Tu ger, St. Anthony. The recent orders of Sheriff Manley to stop gambling in all of its forms have not only closed the « gambling joints of Shoshone county, but have penetrated the homes of this district and whist and other card games are no longer played for prizes. The organization of the Potlatch Luinber company at St. Paul, with capital stock of $7,000,000 is reported. This company has taken over the tim ber holdings of the Wisconsin Log ft Lumber company and of the North land Pine company throughout north ern Idaho. Le. Roy Thomas, representing the United States census bureau, is in Lewiston gathering statistics of the wealth, debt and taxation of Nez rerce county. He will soon visit Aso tin and later Orangeville. Mr. Thomas ha« already completed thq work in other parts of northern Idaho and east ern Washington. a CRUISER COLORADO AFLOAT. Magnificent Armored Vessel Launched at Cramp's. The armored cruiser Colorado was launched at Cramp's shipyard at Phil adelphia, Pa., in the presence of distinguished gathering of officials from Washington and the state ot Col orado, including its entire congression al delegation. Miss Cora May Pea body, daughter of Governor Peabody of Colorado, broke the bottle of wine on the prow of the cruiser as she glided down the .ways and into the Delaware river. The cruiser Colorado is of a new class of vessels added to the Ameri can navy. She is an armored cruiser of the first class, yet she bears the name of a state, an honor formerly only accorded battleships. Coupled with tremendous battery power, she has the speed of an ocean liner. CARNEGIE DONATED $1,500,000. 3U| For Temple of Peace to Be Located at The Hague. Before sailing for Scotland recently, Andrew Carnegie donated $1,500,500 for a temple of peace for the perma nent court of abritratlon at The Hague. The gift was made through Barm Gevers, the minister of the Nethe' lands, and was made with the un derstanding that Holland will be sponsible for its administration. ■it, ,N. P. Dispatchers Better Paid. Word has been received from Ta coifia by the dispatchers employed in the operating department of the North ern Pacific railway that the officials at St^JauI had granted the dispatchers along the entire line a voluntary in crease of wages amounting to $10 per month. 8pokane Fighter Lost. Spokane, April 3.—With right hook to the jaw in the beginning of the tenth round James Burrows sent Joe Fitzgerald, the local fireman, down ah I out at the Spokane theater. UWI MLtO a» wta MISSOURI PACIFIC REAR END COLLIS8ION IN KANSAS. Twenty-Five Injured, *t Least Four Fatally—A Number Escaped in Nick of Time—Heavy Freight Çnglne Plowed Ita Way t hrough a Work Train Loaded With Laborers. Buffalo, Kan., AprU 29.—A north bound Missouri Pacific stock train crashed into the rear end of a work train just north of this town and 11 men were killed and 25 injured, ,10 of the latter seriously and four fatally. All were Greeks except one, Peter Frye, who lived here several years, and who was the boss on the work train. The cause Qf the wreck is given as misreading of orders. » Running at Good Speed The train consisted of flat cars and a caboose, all filled with laborers. The men on the flat cars escaped by jump ing, but hardly a man in the caboose escaped. The work train was backing into town for the night and running at good speed. The heavy freight en gine did not leave the track, but plowed the work train off the track, leaving little of it except the car wheels and kindling wood. Heroic Work of Rescuers Doctors of Buffalo, assisted by townspeople, did heroic work among the injured until the wrecking train With surgeons from Neodesha and & corps of half a dozen physicians from Coffey ville and Independence arrived. The dead and injurea were taken to Coffeyville, the latter to be temporarily cared for at the hospital there. The scene of the wreck for several hours looked like a battlefield by light of the burning debris, with dead men strewn about upon the ground, where they lay after being taken from the wreck. The foreigners were nearly all mar ried and had large families in the old country. . England's Debt. The budget, which was ' introduced in the house of commons recently, showed an estimated expenditure for' 1903-04 of $719,77Q,000. The chancel lor of the exchequer, Mr. Ritchie, fixed the national debt charge at $135,000, 000, of which $31,500,000 is available for the sinking fund. The estimated revenue on the existing basis of taxa tion is $773,850,000, giving an avail able surplus of $54,080,000. Mr. Rltch 'ie's proposals included the abolition of duty on grain. The taxes on sugar are unchanged. Four pence is taken off the income tax. » . Against Negro Voting. Washington, April 29.—The United States supreme court has decided the case of Jackin W. Giles versus the board of regiswars of Montgomery couu ty, Alabama. Giles is a colored man who was denied the privilege of register ing as a votor undr the new constitution of Alabama, and the case was brought to test the validity of the portion of th» state constitution bearing on this ques tion. The relief sought was denied ea the ground that the case was political. Postal Into Butte. Butte, Mont., April 30.—in the West ern Union strike situation at Butt» everything points to a decisive action soon. Either the Western Union Tele graph company will pull out of Butt» permanently or it will open again within a week. The Western Federa tion of Miners and the American La bor union have declared the telegraph company unfair to organized labor. ihis action will affect nearly every town in the northwest. The Postal Telegraph company wilt begin stringing a new wire tomor row connecting Butte and Helena. President in lovva. Ottumwa, Iowa, April 29.—President Roosevelt dashed across ,the state of Iowa Tuesday, and* was everywhere met by large and enthusiastic crowds. His speechmaking began at 7 o'clock this mprning, when he made a brief stop at Shenandoah, and his last speech was delivered here shortly af ter 8 o clock tonight before thousands of people. Among other performances, the kissing of babies was a feature. W. R. Hearst Married, New York, Ajjril 29.— W. R. Hearst, editor and proprietor of the Now York American, Chicago American and San Francisco Examiner, was married thi* afternoon in this city. The bride was Miss Millicent Wilson. The ceremony was performed by Bishop Potter sf New York. Russia Makes Denials. St. Petersburg, April 2ft — The Rus sian foreign office, when shown the Pekin dispatch of April 23, "setting forth th» ' eight demands madejby Russia on China f regarding Manchuria, entered a denial ! of a number of points and minimised ' the importance ef others.