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FROM WORLD OVER his debts are listed at $6500. The total value of the president 's property is given at $51,940. He was Bryson, on several occasions was de feated in the election for the presidency of the republic. of SHIT ITEMS CUFFED FROM DAILY FAPER OISFATCHES DURING FAST WEEK. Review of Happenings in Both Eastern and Western Hemispheres During Past Week—National, Historical, PoUtical and Personal Events Told in Short Paragraphs for Busy Readers. Senator Bailey is ill and threatened with walking typhoid fever. At San Jose, Cal., the tong war was begun again in Chinatown Saturday. C. T. C. Jefferson Coolidge, Jr., one of the best-known banking men of the east, is dead. D. S. Snodgrass, president of the First National bank of Selma, Cal., committed suicide recently. A silver set was recently sold in Lon don said to have been made from silver recovered from the Armada. During the last 50 years the light house service of the United States has cost a total of $150,000,000. At Lynn, Mass., George T. Marsh, wealthy president of a soap manufac turing company, was recently murdered. Near Santa Ana, Cal., S. A. Montée and his wife were killed recently by George Biggs, a neighbor, in a dispute over the boundaries of their property. C. R. Peabody, 30 years old, a teacher in California, was sentenced to serve 25 years in San Quentin penitentiary for having mistreated one of his pupils. At St. Louis, Mo., the jury disagreed in the trial of E. G. Lewis, charged' in the United States district court with using the United States mail to defraud. At Burlington, Wis., recently, the plant of the Burlington Blanket com pany were destroyed by fire, with a loss' of $100,000. Lightning started the fire. Acting on the recommendation of the committee on foreign relations, the sen ate adopted the house resolution con gratulating the people of China on their assumption of power. The largest caisson or drydock gate ever constructed launched and will be towed to Honolulu to complete the government's 1000-foot drydock at Pearl harbor. Mrs. Stella Wellfare and her young son are in Vancouver, B. C., and not at the bottom of the Pacific ocean at Los Angeless, as a note written before her departure would indicate. Harriet L. F. Devine of Oakland, Cal., was sentenced to serve 10 years in San Quentin for forging a will of the late Mary L. Swain of Berkeley, disposing of an estate valued at $40,000. Harry Ashland, who shot and killed John Goldfield after Mrs. Ashland con fessed she had been intimate with the latter, was found guilty of murder in the first degree at Stockton, Cal. Joseph H. G mils, chairman of the finance commit! ee of the Teutonia Bank and Trust company, at New Orleans, under arrest with other officials accused ■of having sworn to false statements as to the bank's condition, admits to the authorities that his indebtedness to that institution is $180,000. successfully was Canada Modifies Labor Law. In order further to meet the demand for railroad laborers in Canada this sea son, it has been decided to admit Scan dinavians, Finns, Poles and Austrians, between April 1 and September 1, irre spective or the provisions of the orders in council relating to money qualilca tions and continuous journey, providing the men presenting themselves are de sirable and suitable for railway labor, and provided they have documentary or other evidence satisfactory to the immigration inspectors that they are coming to assured employment at rail way labor. The Why of the Rainbow. The rainbow is produced by the re flection of sunbeams by falling rain drops. We must look toward the rain drops in order to see the reflected rainbow, and not toward the sun, which must be behind us. In the afternoon, when summer thunder storms occur, the sun is west of us; therefore, turn our backs to the sun and see the rainbow east of us. We can see a rainbow in the west when thunder storms occur in the morning—that is, in the west while the sun is in the east. —From ''Nature and Science," in May St. Nicholas. we Taft's Taxes Increase. Cincinnati.—President Taft 's perso nal tax return now on file at the Ham ilton county courthfouse here, Bhows that he is $10,710 richer in property subject to taxation than he was last year. In that time he has accumulated $50,000 worth of stocks, while last year he held only $10,000 worth. His cash has decreased from $3520 to $840, and Prominent Frenchman Dies. Paris.—Henry Brisson, president of the chamber, died Sunday, born at Büros, July 31, 1835. Henry WASHINGTON STATE Superior Judge Wilson H. Gray of Seattle lms resigned. The movement for good roads is being agitated extensively in Chelan county. A train killed Ed Thorndike, former ly town marshal of Seattle, in terri torial days, lost Sunday. Additional service is ordered estab lished May 1 on the rural route at Pom eroy, to serve 150 families. Contracts have been let ^or an addi tional 25 miles of grading on the Kettle Valley railway west of Carmi. The shearing of 20,000 sheep near Pasco has been practically completed and the movement of wool has already began. Taxicabs have succeeded busses at Spokane, as 11 hotels have entered com pact to abandon private vehicles to de pots. Governor Hay appointed Everett Smith, a prominent Seattle attorney, as judge of the superior court to succeed William R. Gay, resigned. E. C. Ilamshaw, aged 30 years, a mining man of Atlin, B. C., and Los Angeles, committed suicide by shoot ing himself at Seattle, Sunday. Seventy-five miles of suburban roads were covered by the volunteer good roads crews of Spokane, which gave a practical celebration of the state good roads day. John F. Clark, son of Patsy Clark, the millionaire mining man, and Miss Cicely Hogan, a popular society girl of Spokane, will be married Tuesday, April 30, at San Francisco. Total receipts of $458,733, of which $446,046 was for real and person taxes and improvements, are reported for March by County Treasurer Frank Bond at North Yakima. Mrs. Fleta Brett Laurence, the wife of G. C. Laurence, Jr., who took bichlo ride tablets with Buicidal intent, dted Sunday morning at Spokane. She was a divorced wife of Frnka D. Allen of Spo kane. C. C. Wallace, private banker of Ket tle Falls and Republic, who was ar rested April 5 at Kettle Falls by Sher iff Moran of Ferry county and placed in jail, has been released on the acceptance of a $1000 bond. The Cove schoolhouse, near Ellens burg, one of the oldest school build ings in the valley, was totally destroyed by fire recently. The building iB fully covered by insurance, and the loss is estimated at $4000. Hounded, her husband says, by threat ening letters from a former lover who beseeched her to elope with him, Mrs. Josephine Merritt, wife of Clarence W. Merritt, and bride of but a month, com mitted suicide in Tacoma recently. Ten thousand acres more of Wen atchee valley land will be placed under water through the Construction of the irrigation projects now under way in this section, the greater portion of which will bo completed this season. An endurance egg-laying contest for hens of the Yakima valley and Washing ton will be held in North Yakima this summer by the Washington State fair. The contest will last 60 days, ending noon, September 26, the fourth day of the week of the fair. State Auditor Clausen has prepared a printed statement for free distribution showing each detail of the state gen eral fund appropriations made by the last legislature, the expenditures for the first year, the period ending March 13, 1912, and in connection a statement showing which of the offices have been collecting revenue and how much. The state supreme court has reversed the conviction of Peter Miller, found guilty in Pierce county on a change of venue of an alleged robbery in Seattle. The supreme court reversed a conviction of Miller before on the ground that an alleged confession was secured by ''third degree" methods. The admission of this confession in the Tacoma trial was an error, holds the supreme court in the decision handed down. Miller declared he was kept in a dark cell and beaten by the Seattle police until he confessed. The defendant i* to be tried again. The body of Carson Long, son of Alderman T. K. Long of Chicago, who disappeared from North Yakima March 5, was found Friday night in the Yak ima river, five miles below North Yak ima. Both legs and one arm were bro ken, and it is believed Long was knocked off Pomona bridge into the river by a train. Nearly $200 and val uable papers were found on the body, eliminating the theory of foul play. Long 's relatives have spent no less than $10,000 in searching for him, and Law rence Sanford, the boy who found the body, probably will come in for the re ward of $5500 which was offered by the elder Long for information as to the whereabouts of his son, dead or alive. Washington fisheries produced $13, 206,500 of marketable products in 1911. The salmon industry made a marketd ad vance, 10,000 more cases having been pacxed than in any previous year. The Puget sound district, with a capital of $4,250,000, employed 10,000 men, ing a total of $3,345,000, and packed 1,561,500 cases of salmon, valued at $73,044,500. Crabs and clams packed on the Sound were valued at-$20,000; fresh salted and smoked fish, $2,712,900; oil, fertilizer and glue, $328,850. The total production of all kinds of fish in the Puget sound district was valued at $10, 552,500. The Columbia river district produced $1,448,800 worth Willapa harbor produced $509,000 worth of fish and Grays Harbor $696,250. earn of food. HUGE STEAMSHIP TITANIC SINKING DAD 1300 PASSENGERS AND CREW OF 060 ABOARD AT THE TIME Wireless Reported It Had Struck An Iceberg and Needed Quick Aid Other Large Boats To the Rescu« Many Prominent People Aboard_ Was 1280 Miles From Sandy Hook. Cape Race, N. F.—At 10:25 o'clock Sunday night the huge steamship Ti tanic, called ''C. Q. D.," the wireless distress signal, and reported having The steamer said assistance was re quired. Half an hour afterward other message said they were sinking by the head and that women being put off into the lifeboats. The Titanic has 1300 passengers and of 860. The weather was calm and clear, the Titanic's wireless operator reported, and the position of the vessel 40:38 north latitude and 50:14 west longi tude. The marine station at Cape Race notified the Allen liner Virginian, the captain of which immediately advised that he was proceeding for the scene of the disaster. . The Virginian was about 170 miles distant from the Titanic. The Olympic was in direct communication with the Titanic and now is making all haste toward her. The Baltic also reported herself as about 200 miles east of the Titanic, and making all possible speed toward her. struck an iceberg, that immediate an were crew The last signals from the Titanic were heard by the Virginian. At 1:37 a. m. the operator on the Virginian says these signals were blurred and ended abruptly. Noted People Aboard. The White Star liner Titanic, the largest vessel afloat, left Southhamp ton April 10 on her maiden voyage for New York. She is a vessel of 46, 328 tons, is 832 feet 6 inches long, and displaces 66,000 tons. Among the 350 cabin passengers are F. D. Millet, the artist and president of the Consoli date American academy at Rome; Major Archibald Butt, military aide to President Taft; C. N. Hays, presi dent of the Grand Trunk railway; J. Bruce Ismay, chairman and managing director of the White Star line; Henry B. Harris, the American theatrical manager; W. T. Stead, Mrs. Isador Strauss, Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob As tor, Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Widener, Ben jamin Guggenheim and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Widener. Captain E. J. Smith is in command. Last Word at Cape Race. The last communication with the Titanic was a wireless message coived at Cape Race, reporting her 1283 miles east of Sandy Hook at 2:15 Sun day morning. re Feared 1200 Are Lost. New York.—While the fate of the majority of the 2100 persons on board the mammoth White Star liner Titanic, wus in doubt, it is feared that more than persons were lost, a note of good cheer came by wireless at 2 o'clock Tuesday morning. It was in the shape of a wireless message from the White Star liner Olympic, one of the vessels hovering near the scene of the disaster, uflshing the news that 866 of the Titan ic 's passengeis, mostly women and chil dren, were being brought to port by the Cunarder Carpathia. Other passengers later brought confirmatory tidings. First reports were that the Carpathia had saved but 675 persons, figures reduced the list of those for whoso fate fear was felt by nearly 200, and if, as seems probable, practically all of those saved were passengers, it would appear that all but approximately 450 of the vessel's passengers are counted for. A partial list of the survivors receiv ed from the Carpathia include the of many women of prominence. The new ac names Information Comes Slowly. After the call of the Titanic for help had brought steamers for hundreds of miles around speeding to the what seems to have been scene, an impene trable wall of silence was raised be tween her and the steamers. The giant liner, so far as first advices went to her fate without so much a word of what must have been the scenes of terrible tragedy enacted her decks. appear, as on In the lack of even a line from vivor, imagination pauses before even trying to conjecture what passed as the inevitable became known, and it seen that of the more than 2000 human lives with which she was freighted there could be hope of saying, as it appears, far less than a half. Other than the news that 866 persons, largely women and children, had been rescued from the liner's boats by the Cunarder Carpathia, several hours pass ed without word as to the fate of the rest of those on bôard at the time of the fateful crash. a sur was Insured for Millions. London.—A member of a leading firm of marine underwriters, when informed of the disaster to the Titanic, Baid: ''Even if the Titanic reached port, her owners would have to calculate a loss of at least $750,000; but if, on as report* now indicate, she is a total loss, it will mean an extremely serious mat ter, build. purposes at $3,000,00. "I do not suppose the owners are cov ered to the extent of more than $7,250, 000, of at the utmost $7,500,000." It is generally understood the Titanic carried diamonds of the estimated value of $5,000,000, consigned to dealers. She also was insured at Lloyds foT $5,000, The vessel cost $10,000,000 to Her hull is valued for insurance 00 . Passengers Very Rich. Untold wealth was represented among the passengers of the Titanic, there be ing on board at least six men, each of whose fortunes might be reckoned in tens of millions of dollars. A rough estimate of the total wealth represented in the first-class passenger list would ex ceed $500,000,000. The wealthiest of the list is Colonel John Jacob Astor, .head of the famous house whose name he bears, who is re garded as being in the $150,000,000 class. Steamer Sunk Two Miles. Halifax, N. S.—The deathbed of the $10,000,000 steamer Titanic, and of probably many who must have been dragged down with her, is two miles be low the surface of the sea. The calculation was made by an of ficial of the government marine depart ment, who finds that depth on the ma rine chart at a point 500 miles from Halifax and about 70 miles south of the Grand Banks, where he believed the. Titanic went down. FROM MINING OAMPI The Belcher mine of Republic camp is shipping a carload of ore daily to the Greenwood smelter. Kellogg, Idaho.—The O. K. Mine in Government gulch is to be started up again as soon as possible, according to H. Metcalf of Portland, Ore. Two feet of high-grade have been found in the bottom of the shaft of the Jennie Bell mine, in the free-milling gold belt at Ymir, B. C., the valuess run ning from $90 to $100 per ton in gold and silver, with a small percentage of lead. The mines in the Boundary (B. C.) district sent out to the smelters 38,780 tons of ore during the week, the prop erties shipping being the Granby, 24, 502 tons; Mother Lode, 7805 tons; Raw hide, 5854 tons; Jack Pot, 378 tons. The total shipments from boundary mines for the year to date is 474,254 tons. In anticipation of the Chicago, Mil waukee & St. Paul railway extending a branch line into the Hoodoo mining dis trict, 35 miles east of Palouse, at the head of the North Palouse river, either from Bovill or Harvard, Ida., owners of properties in the camp are making prep arations to operate their mines actively within a few months. A prophecy that the ores held by the United States Steel corporation would be exhausted within 25 or 30 years and that the natural Resources of the far west would be utilized was made before the house steel trust committe by Jo seph Sellwood, ore expert, who says he has scoured the North American conti nent in search of merchantable ore. Mr. Sellwood said that in Utah there was known to be 1,000,000,000 tons of chantable ore. This ore can be used to make steel jimt as well as any other ore, but it is not near coke, coal fluxing material, he said. With the renewal of mining activity in the northwest the mining department of Washington State college is receiv ing numerous requests for information relative to what assistance the state school of mines will give in analyzing and assaying ore samples, and in reply to these inquiries circular letters being sent out to the different mercial clubs in the mining districts of the state, setting forth what help the sohool of mines can give. The let ter states that the school of mines will examine and test, when necessary, any samples of ores or minerals sent to it, and that assays will be made on request at a cost a little in exeess of the tom assayers. The department further promises to do all in its power to pro mote legitimate mining, and states that it is prepared to sample and test speci mens of from 500 pounds to five tons, or will permit mine owners and opera tors to make the tests themselves, under the supervision of the department. In Sloe an District. The Reco mine never looked better, is the report. A former shipper, the Majestic, is again under lease. The Sunset mine has had a few men working all winter. The Twilight mine, some distance down the hill from the Reco, is under lease. mer nor are eom cus ___ ... „„„ Colorado Fruit Brings $7,000,000. Denver. Fruit grown in Colorado this year will net the producers $7,000,000, an excess of $2,000,000 over last year, according to an estimate of the state board of horticulture. • A large amount of work is being done on the Slocan Star mine near Sandon. The Richmond-Eureka closed down for two weeks, owing to the slides. The Noonday, operated by Bruce White, has had a small crew of all winter. mine has men on The Cinderella, Metford and Silverite mines, between Sandon and Three Forks, have been worked all winter. John Skogland and Frank Swanson have been awarded a contract for con tinuing the tunnel on the Wonderful mine, in the Stevens Peak section, Wallace. near mm m « BEAUTIFUL SHIP to WAS QUEEN OF TDE SEAS, 020 FEET LONG AND 34 FEET FROM SIDE TO SIDE. of in re Most Elaborate Vessel Afloat—Titanic Even Larger Than Olympic—A Tri umph of Modern Shipbuilding—Its 15 Water-tight Bulkheads Were Thought To Have Made Craft Unsinkable. Larger even than the giantess Olym pic, the new White Star line leviathan Titanic began her maiden trip from Southampton under the most auspicious circumstances. According to a statement issued by the White Star company, the Titanic 's 66,000 tons of displacement and 46,328 tons gross register were not her sole claim to distinction, as the most elabor ate handiwork of the shipwrights. The Titanic was the first steamer built with private promenades in connection with some of her splendid suites. The Titanic, like its sister ship, the Olympic, possessed the great length of 882 feet, 6 inches, and a beam of 92 feet, 6 inches. Over the boat deck the Titanic's beam spans 94 feet even,from rail to rail. Four great funnels rose 811-2 feet above the upper mast deck, with a total distance of 175 feet from.the top of the funnels .to the keel. Thought to Be Unsinkable. Fifteen watertight bulkheads divided the great vessel, and it was claimed these made her unsinkable, even though half of her compartments should be filled with water. Eleven steel decks added to the Titanic's stanchness, while an idea of the vast promenading space may best be had when it is noted that the main promenade deck alone had an unbroken sweep of 190 yards on either side of the ship. A Parisian cafe and palm room were features of this remarkable vessel. Besides the main dining salon, which had a seating capacity for nearly 600 passengers, there was an a la carte res taurant, French service, seating 200 pas sengers. The size of the staterooms was one of the remarkable features of the new giantess Titanic. Varying from eight feet to nine fee.t six inches in height, they were all roomy, two-berth cabins were 17 by 10 feet 6 inches in size. of of in up to of a of he to Some of the Racket Court and Pool. A great swimming pool, squash racket court, gymnasium, and the Turkish baths were all closely together lower deck, from which elevators ried the passengers to the various upper decks. on a car As is her sister ship, the Olympic, passengers on the Titanic descended the grand staircase to the main reception room, which, in turn, led into the greàt dining salon, from which it was separ ated by glass. Thre screws, propelled by turbine and reciprocating engines, furnished the mo tive power of the Titanic. PROMOTION FOR FUN8T0N. He Probably Will Succeed Major Gen eral Orant Cheyenne, Wyo.—A private dispatch, said to have been sent by an official of the war department at Washington, was received at Fort D. A. Russell, stating that Frederick Funston, senior brigadier general, would succeed Major General Frederick D. Grant, who died April 11, and that Brigadier General Clarence R. Edwards, chief of the in sular bureau, would succeed Funston as brigadier general of the line. Grant Funeral. New York.—General Frederick Dent Grant will be given a full military funeral in this city and will be buried at West Point, where military services also will be held. The funeral will be delayed for 10 or 12 days until the arrival here of Gen eral Grant's daughter, Princess Mich ael Cantacuzene-Sporansky, who is i.n Russia. MEXICO MUST BE GOOD Uncle Sam Demands That His Subjects Be Not Harmed. Washington.—Warning has been is sued by the United States to the Mex ixan government, as well as to General Pasqual Orozco, chief of the revolu tionary forces, that ''it expects and must demand American life and prop erty within the republic of Mexico be justly and adequately protected, and that this government must hold Mexico and the Mexican people responsible for all wanton or illegal acts sacrificing or endangering American life, or prop erty or interests." The attitude of the United States, expressed to both the rebels and fed eral officials, is that any interference with American citizens ''will be deeply resented by the American government and people and must fully be answered for to the American people." Canadian Banker Held. Chicago.—Dr. Beattie Nesbitt, former president of the Farmers' National bank of Toronto, Canada, is in the cus tody of the Un i ted 8tateg Q ove rnment here awaiting extradition proceedings on behalf of the dominion, on the charge of misappropriation the funds of the bank, resulting in the run on the institution. as REAL SPORTING NEWS The S. A. A. C. boxers Friday night took two out of three bouts from ihe boxers of the Seattle Athletic club at the interclub smoker. Tom Fishback, captain of last year 's state college football team, was opera ted on Saturday for appendicitis. His condition was serious. Alameda, Cal.—Flying against a southwest wind in a Curtiss bipla Silas Christofferson, a young aviator this city, lost control of his machine and was killed. • Saturday a new national record for 440 yards was made at Los Angeles, by Lincoln Johnson, a one-legged swim mer of the San Francisco Y. M. C. A. He set a new mark for the distance of 5 minutes and 52 seconds flat. Oakland, Cal.—A heavy Stanford eight won as it pleased Saturday from a light University of Washington, eight and fairly ran away from an exhausted California eight in the only three-<or nered race the three universities erer held. utes 10 seconds for three miles, with Washington two lengths behind i.nd California five lengths behind Washi ton. ne of The winner's time was 16 nin ag A new world's record indoor pole vaulting record was established at Portland Saturday, when Sam Bellah, ex-Stanford university athlete and pres ent champion of the Multnomah Ama teur Athletic club track team, leaped over the bar at a height of 12 feet inches. The University of Oregon tar ried off the honors of the meeting, st or ing 25 points to 23% for Multnomah Amateur Athletic club, the contender. The baseball clubs of the Northwest ern league got away Tuesday to the opening of the twelfth annual playing season of the organization. Opening Lineup at Spokane. Spokane. Position. Victoria. Ostdiek or Ryan Meek Catcher. Willis or Swenk. .McCreary . Nordyke Pitcher Sheely First Base. Wuffli Rayner Second base. Cartwright Brennan Third base. Cooney or Davis .McDonald Shortstop Zimmerman Kennedy Left field. Shaw Concannon Center field. Melchior ... Clement ion Right field. Johnson to Meet Flynn. Chicago.—It is said that Las Veg as, N. M., probably will be the site for the Jack Johnson-Jim Flynn prizefight July 4. It was said that Johnson wo aid train at Albuquerque and Flynn at Las Vegas. URGES JEWS TO BE TRUE' Rabbis in Convention At Baltim Praise Our Government. The trend, of American Judaism and its aid in the preservation and growth of the religion of Israel constituted :he message given Sunday to the central conference of American rabbis by president, Samuel Schulman praised :he government at Washington for what it had done on the Russian passport qees tion. He said: ''We glory in the na of American Judaism, but it implies us nothing exclusive or provincial.' As an indication of _ throughout the nations to strength Judaism, Rabbi Gotthard Deutsch the Hebrew Union college, Cincinnati, at today's session of the Central Con ference of American Rabbis, poin out that missionaries were being sent to foreign fields in an effort to induce Jews to hold fast to the Jewish faith. In a report by Rabbi E. N. Calish Richmond, Va., chairman of the mittee on religious work in universi ties, strong objection was made to <ol lege fraternities as subversive of dis cipline, study and the democratic spirit that should pervade American educa tional institutions. we its Sill 1 tor the efforts en of ed of ccm WOMAN MEXICAN VICTIM. Thrown Down by Bandits and Beaten on Soles of Feet. Mexico City.—Mexican bandits, who beat Mrs. C. A. Auld, a British sub ject, on the soles of her feet in order to make her divulge the hiding place of her jewels recently, while she was a passenger on a train near Silao; see ingly have prepared a large measure of trouble for the Madero government. The bandits stopped the train by re moving rails and then fired into the coaches, wounding a number of per sons, some say six, one of whom, American named Kane, afterwaids died. The bandits, it is said, demand a large sum of money from Kane aM when he declared his inability to p duce it, shot him in the mouth. m an cd •o HILLS MANTLED BY SNOW. Fifteen Inches and Three Feet Fall In 38 Honrs ln Deadwood, & D. Deadwood, 8. D., April 15.—Snow varying from 15 inches to three feet further up in the mountains, has fall;n in the last 36 hours, and still is fallirg. The storm !b the worst of the year, and extends into Montana and north east Wyoming. All through railroad araffic in tie Black Hills is at a standstill tods while telographic communication is hampered badly. No" other damage is reported, and t le farmers are elated over the moisture. y. If there is a synonym for fourflusb ing, tell the astronomers.