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OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. President William McKlnley UNITED STATES SENATORS. Addison Q. Foster Tacoma Qeorge Turner Spokane REPRESENTATIVES. Wesley L. Jones North Takima F. W. Cushman Tacoma STATE. Governor John R. Rogers Lieut.-Governor Thurston Danleis Secretary of state Will D. Jenkins State Auditor Neal Cheatham Attorney GenaraJ P. H. Winston Treasurer C. W. Young Sup't Public Instruction —F. J. Browne Commls'ner Public Lands..Robert Brides State Printer Gwln Hicks Surveyor General Wm. P. Watson U. 8. Marshal Clarence Ide U. 8. District Attorney W. R. Gay State Librarian .....Herbert Bashford Warden State Penitentiary —J. B. Catron Sup't Insane Asylum, Medical Lake ...» Dr. W. Lockhart Sup't Insane Asylum, Stellacom — Dr. Goddard Fish Commissioner A. C. Llttlo Pilot Commissioners N. C. Kofoed C. F. Smith J. J. Brumbach JUDGES OF THE SUPREME COURT. Chief Justice R. O. Dunbar Associate Judges J. B. Reavis M. A. Fullerton M. J. Gordon Thos. J. Anders JOINT SENATORS. John I. Yeend Walla Walla COMMISSIONER ARID LANDS. O. R. Holcomb Ritzvllle ADAMS COUNTY OFFICERS. Superior Judge Hon. C. H. Neal Representative 14th District Hon. Geo. Sinclair, Sr. Auditor Geo. A. Kennedy County Clerk and Clerk Superior Court E. D. Gllson Treasurer A. W. Shaw • Sheriff Horace E. Hill Assessor D. Nellson Surveyor J. J. Koch County Attorney W. W. Zent Coroner H. E. Grltman School Superintendent ..L. C. Van Patten COMMISSIONERS. A. S. Kelsey, Chairman Hatton W. C. Griffith Griffith G. H. Kanzler Rltsvllle Justice of the Peace F. P. French Postmaster W. K. Kennedy CITY OFFICERS. Mayor W. R. Peters Clerk E. D. Gllson Marshal Samuel Hutchinson Police Officer and City Eng'r.A. L. Rettlg Police Judge C. Staser Treasurer H. A. Bier COUNCILMEN. Hans Thomsen, John Bovee, H. E. Grit man, O. R. Holcomb, Wm. Snyder. BOARD OF EDUCATION—DIst. No. 1. Clinton Staser President W. O. Lewis ....' Director O. R. HalKht Director K. D. Gllson District Clerk FACULTY. Prof. C. H. Knapp Principal Miss Mabel Coe Ass't Principal J. C. Staser—lntermediate Department Miss Mary E. Boyer.Primary Department Superior court convenes at Rltsvllle on the first Monday In May and November. Board of county commissioners meets at the court house in Ritzvllle on the first Monday In January, April, July and Oc tober. City council meets first and third Tues days In each month at 8 p. m. PROFESSIONAL. DR. F. R. BURROUGHS. Physician and Surgeon. Office: Second street, between D and E. RITZVILLE, WASH. W. R. CUNNINGHAM, JR., Real Estate, Insurance, Collections. All business given prompt attention. O. R. Holcomb. W. W. Zent HOLCOMB 4 ZENT, ...Attorneys at Law. Practice in all Courts. All kinds of Notary Work done. RITZVILLE, - . WASHINGTON. DR. JOHN ADAMS. Physician and Surgeon. Office Greene Block. RITZVILLE, • - WASHINGTON. C STASER, Lawyer and Commissioner. Collections and Notary Work a Specialty. W. S. EASTMAN, O. K. Barber Shop, Baths in Connection. DeSPAIN * TUTTLE, General Draying and Delivery Order* promptly attended to. Charges reasonable. Ritzville, Washington. PIONEER DRUG STORE Pure Drugs, School Books, Stationery, Toilet Articles, Perfumery. Spaeial attention given to prercriptiona. H. E. GRTTMAN, Ritzville, Washington. COLWELL & SUMMERS, Draymen Speeta.l attention to moTlng Am 1 urnltor* and m«aic*l initrumenta. V> o*kl and uoa.l da Urartd Prompt attention tp *11 ordara ' W _ i ' Nil hie RAILWAY RUNS Pullman Sleeping Cars, Elegant Dining Cars, Tourist Sleeping Cars. T0... Chicago, Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and all points East and West. Through tickets to Japan and China, via the Tacoma and Northern Pacific Steamship Co. and American line. Through Tickets To St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth, Fargo, Orand Forks, Crookston, Winni peg, Helena and Butte. TIME SCHEDULE. No. 1. Passenger—W hound.. 635 pm No. 2..Passenaer—E bound .. 6 05 am No. 57.L0cal Frg—W bound.. 245 pm No. 58. Local Frg—E bound...ll 00 am For information, time cards, maps and tickets, call on or write L. E. PASKILL, Agent, Kitzville, Wash. Or A. D. CHARLTON, Ass't Ge% Pass. Agt., 225 Morrison fit., Portland, Oregon. E. D. GILSON, U EML OK. Collections and Conveyancing;. Abstracter and Notary Public. General Land Agency. Fire Insurance written in the best com panies in the world. Office In Adams County Bank Build ing, RITZVTLLE, WASHINGTON. Put Your Money in a Home... It's the best savings bank on the earth. The cashier will never run off with it—it will never "go out of business." You've got it right under your thumb—no one can take it away from you. There it Is—u shelter in the time of storm. You'll have a place to sleep if you don't have any thing to eat—and surely that's better than having no nlace to sleep and nothing to eat. It is always something on which you can realize rendy money. The News Job Dept. Is prepared to turn out anything in the line of fine printing of every description on the shortest possible notice. We Do Printing That Pleases You. We carry the largest stock of stationery ever brought to Adams county. A trial order will convince you. FINE.... COMMERCIAL PRINTING... A Specialty. Adams County Bank, lDCOrp ° r " RITZVILLE, WASHINGTON. Money Loaned on Real, Personal and Chattel Security. Draftc on all points In the United States and Europe. Ritzville Flouring Mills Are now gelling their "CROWN" "White Lily" brands of Flour for $3.20 and $3.00 per barrel. These brands of Flour are Guaranteed to be equal to if not better, than any other brand of Flour now on thm market. j» j» j» > > > I -r Our best , W flour exchanged for wheat I Hinds per bushel. • i. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. Digests what you eat. Itartlflciallydlgeststhefood and aids Nature in strengthening and recon structing the exhausted digestive or gans. It lstheiatestdlscovered digest ant and tonic. No other preparation can approach it in efficiency. It In stantly relieves and permanently cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Heartburn, Flatulence, Sour Stomach, Nausea, S'.ck Headache, Oast ralgia, Cramps, ana all other results ot imperfect digestion. Prop;r»<J by E. C DaWttt ACo., Chicago. One price to all. Terms reasonable. Wire or write as to well or wells that you wished drill ed. SHERMAN A COCHRAN. Rltsvllle, Wash. B. A. RITCHIE, ...Barber, Successor to C. E. Hershberger. Ladies' .Shampooing a specialty. Model Millinery & Dressmaking Parlors TRiriMED HATS A Specialty. Call and get our prices. First Street, op;. Court House, Ritzvllle. HARRIS BROTHERS, Livery, Feed and Sale ...STABLE... Finest Turnouts in the city. Farmers' Trade a specialty. For First Class Painting, Paper hanging, Whitewashing, Calciming Call on S. 0. SCNEUERLE. The Ritzville Painter. A. H. BELL. Practical Horseshoer, AMD- — ...General Blacksmith. I • ■ AH orders and work given prompt at tention. All my work guaranteed. L j Location—Formerly the S. A. Oaborn shop. RITZVILLE, WASHINGTON, MARCH 15, 1899. DOB THROUGH THE WEEK VEWS OF THE WORLD IN BRIEF An Interesting Collection of lt«un from the Two Hemispheres Presented In m Condensed Vorm—Culled from the Tel el graph Reports. Ex Congressman Edmonds is dead. The Bank of Paso Robles, Cai., has failed. The heaviest snow storm of the Michigan | igan snow belt prevailed last week. An effort has been made to consolidate builders of pipe organs into a combine. Khalifa Abdullah, the Dervish ruler in the Soudan, •Offering from leprosy. Rollin M. Squire, formerly commission er of public works of New York, is dead. Frank Guilfort, one of the Guilfort Bros., well known circus gymnasts, is dead. Rev. W. C. Dickinson, D. D., a well known Presbyterian minister of Chicago, is dead. Captain Morton Levy Phillips, comman der of the United States revenue cutter Boutwell, is dead. Throughout the Wisconsin valley dis trict" the snow is from one to four feet deep on the level. A movement is on foot to form a com bination of plain and decorated lamp chimney manufacturers. M. Secret an, founder of (he Society des Metaux, and chief agent in the great cop per ring of 1888 is dead. Thomas Officer, a Council Bluffs bank er, lost a roll of bills containing $5,000 > n the streets of Omaha, recently. Johnny Griffin, the Braintree lad, in his day one of the cleverest feather weight fighters in the world, is dead. John Kelly and J. Bums have been ar rested on the suspicion of being implicat ed in the Amherst bank robber, in Wis consin. Fire at C'henoa, 111., resulted in the death of an unknown printer and the loss of seven brick business block* with their contents. Five persons were killed and forty in jured in a collision between two excur sion trains last week near Rakata, on Rakata river. The Rev. Dr. Byron Sunderlnnd has been appointed pastor of the First Pres byterian church In Washington, to suc ceed Rev. T. De Witt Talmage. Almost the entire plant of the Cum mer Lumber Company, situated on 1 the St. Johns river, four miles north of Jack sonville, Fla., was destroyed by fire. Advices have just l>een received that on February 13 half a block of the busi ness portion of Dawson. Alaska, was dc stroyed by fire, the loss aggregating $50, 000. The will of Herbert Stewart, a wealthy New York engineer and contractor, l>o queaths $50,000 to establish the Herbert Stewart scientific fund at Yale univeri sity. Marquis Villamejor, who in the latter part of 1887 offered Senor Sagasta, then premier, £10,000 to start a national sub scription for the increase of tin* fleet, is dead. The Union Club of Malta, gave a lunch eon to the officers commanding the Amer ican troop* on board the United State* transport, Sheridan, on their arrival en route to Manila. The American Missionary Association has voted ot establish in Puerto Rico at once Christian schools like those it has established in this country for the ne grocs in the South. William Albi, the Italian murderer of James Lacey is under arrest iu Spokane. The blizzard that swept over the coun try cast of Omaha, Nebraska, last week, was the worst ever experianced. The committee of the Granite Manti facturer's Association and the Cutters' Union, reached an agreement and the strike which has been in progress for two weeks, has been declaied off. The demand of the foreign government for a concession of San Mun bay inti mates that stronger measures than the ultimatum of Signor Martino, the Italian minister at Pekin, will be necessary. Wm. A. Douchette. 22 years of age, was arrested in St. Cecilia church, Boston, on the charge of eml>czzling $4t)00 from the collection box. Marked bills placed in the collection box were found in his possession. The following statement haa been is sued showing the total number of deaths reported to the adjutant general's office !>etween May Ist, 1809, and February 28, 1800: Killed in action 320; died of wounds, 125; died of disease, 5277; total, 5731. Mrs. Cornelia Poirier and Samuel Par slow were hanged at St. Hcholastiquc, Que., last week. Life was declared ex tinct in eight minutes. The necks of both were broken. Lind... Brush Works, ... Lind, Adams Co., Wash. • ■■■ UNCLE SAM ARMSTRONG Manufactorer of all kludaof Fine — ■ Hand Made Hair Brushes... No Imitation or fn.ud 1 make Clothe* Bruahea Bat Brnah** UniHhea lor Palutera and Paper Hanger/. DOor Mata and •weevfig Bruchef Yon fan fhorae hair f<»r brnahea at '10e pound or 6c po' /cl eaah. Hruehee at r«gn lar retail prl< ea TCie your hair to Mwltb A Thoinaon, ftltzvill£+r to the factory at Mud. Prompt to niall orders Lind t*h,Works, L J . Adams Co., SV^ub. was almost destroyed by fire, the loss being placed at $150,000. A dispatch from Allahabad, India, says it is reported from Yarkan, Chinese Turkestan, that a large force of Russian troops has arrived at .the Russian post Fort Murghabi, on the Murhabi river. The report that the Italians have seiz ed San Mun, province of Che Kiang, which the Italian minister, Signor Mar tino has demanded as a naval base and coaling station, is officially declared" un founded. The Xorth German Lloyd steamer Frederich der Grosse, Captain Diehl, which arrived at Bremnen on March oth, is agrounjt off Schulau iu the river Elbe. lion. J. F. Tillman, register of the treasury, is dead. Ex State Senator J. C. Hoar, of Wash., is dead. The Chicago has been detached from the squadron of Hear Admiral Sampson and has sailed from Havana to Hampton Roads, under Admiral Howison. Captain Thomas W. Shields, a well known river man and a lieutenant under General Price, iu the Confederate army, is dead. Thomas r. Donaldson, the diver, who was injured in diving into a tank at Mad ison Square Wednesday, in dead. Mine. Schumann Ileink, the famous contralto singer is critically ill with ery sipelas in New York. Mr. Kipling is still improving. Una hie to keep Mr. Kipling in ignorance of his favorite daughter .Josephine's death, the news was broken to him tonight by I>r. Dunham. The blow was a heavy one, but the father bore up bravely. The Daily Telegraph of London, ex presses its "intense satisfaction at the un wonted scene of a review of American troops" at La Valctta, island of Malta on Thursday, by Lieutenant General Sii Francis Grenfell, governor of Malta. Sherman E. Day as special master hat* Mold under foreclosure at auction all the lauds granted the Union Pacific Kail road Company in Wyoming. General Manager Parker of the Ohica go, Koek Island &. Pacific railroad, lno* announced that the three thousand sec tion hands and other employees of the company's roadway in his department were to he given an immediate advance of from live to ten per cent in wages. Lon. Kdwards, of Los Angles, who shot and killed his mining partner, Charles 1 Evans, at their cabin west of Ashland last week, will have to answer to a chargi of murder which has been filed against him by District Attorney Watson. Detective Steele has arrived with Wil liain O'Keefe whfc over 'yeartTtifci ; shot two men here in a saloon and aftei being arrested, jumped his bond. He wa» captured in Seattle, Wash. North of England coal merchants nr« alarmed at the steady growth of th< American coal trade to European port that formerly took English coal. Secretary Long has directed a circulai letter to the commanding officers of al! navy yards and stations, reciting the passage by Congress of a resolution pro viding for the payment of 50 per cent ad ditional for all work in those yards ami stations in excess of eight hours per daj performed by laborers. In a conflict recently between the Span ish soldiery and a i#ml»er of mutineout convicts at Santonia, sixteen miles east of Santander, the site of an important arsenal, and of several military uuiga /incs, one convict was killed and several wounded. Orders have been received by Captain Robinson, of the United States Quarter masters department, to purchase 1800 tons of hay, oats and bran and 400,000 feet of assorted lumber for direct ship ment to Manila. The supplies will ts carried on the ship Marion Chilcott, now at Seattle. The U. S. transport, Conemaugh,. ha*- nailed for Manila with 300 nuiles. Dr. Ghns. K. Mimy. son of Dr. K. .J Murry, one of the best known and high lv respected residents of Sewickley, Pa., shot and instantly killed John .Jcnning* (coloredhis father's butler, without cause. Four men have been arrested in Chi cago charged witn demanding $300 black mail from Frank 11. Cooper, of Siegcl r Cooper & Co. Iu a head-on collision between two freight trains near Hradley's Station, on the Highland division of the New York. New Haven & Hartford railroad, Engi neer George Dean, of Harford, was in stantly killed and his fireman, Dan Ken nedy, of Danbury, died a few hours later. Admiral llowloon to South Atlantic. Washington, March 11.—The Chicago ha* beeu detached from the squadron of Hear Admir.il Sampson and han sailed from Havana to Hampton Roads. The Chicago is to become the flagship of Hear Admiral Henry L. H</wi*on, who ha- tx- u assigned to the command of the South Atlantic squadron in South America. Rear Admiral Henry V. Picking ha* l>een ordered to relieve Howison as com mandant of the navy yard at Boston. Laaycra In a Gain Play. Bristol, Tenn., March 12.—General J a ines A» \Valker and W. £» Hamilton, at torney for Judge W. S. Rhea, who ia en paged in a contest with General Walker for the congressional toga for t^ie, NityH* ViivinU dlaUk-t, quarreled last night whfie engaged in taking dep sit ions in the <onfe*t. Both will probably die. !Vo Klfftioa In Delaware. Dover, Del., March 13. —At 3 p. m. the legiulature adjourned without electing a senator. Unless a special session is called the election goes over until 1001. On the last ballot Addicks led with 21 votes, lacking but five of election. In all, 108 ballots were taken in the effort to elect Gray's succeasr r. A Canadian has designed a folding wash tub formed of two stiffening ringa siirounding the uper and lower end of the tub to support the water proof fabric which forma the aides and bottom, j the ring* being held open by vertical bracts.—Chicago News, CUBA'S MILITARY ASSEMBLY GENERAL GOMEZ IS REMOVED. In I'ublle 8«>«hIoii He Wh« Imjieitt'lit'd Conclave l>it«ted Five Houm--He Wa* Culled a Traitor lo.Cuba—The r Action 111-Advised He Says He Knjoyi It. Havana, Maivh 13.—The Cuban mili tary assembly, in public session, has im peached General Maximo Gomez ami re moved hiin from ma command as gener.l in chief of the Cuban ariuy, the liist bal lot taken resulting in 20 votes being cast in support, of the motion to impeach and remove General Gomez, against four in op position. The meeting lasted from 2 | o'clock until 7. | General Gomez* only supporters were 'General Cespedea and General Nunez. The original motion, which was introduced by Senor Manuel Singuilly, provided for the abolition of the grade of general in chief, but an amendment was offered to this by Honor Aguerio, which read: "To abolish the grade of general in chief and remove General Gomez for failure in his military duties and disobedience to the assembly." fcenor Aguerro declared that Gome* was insubordinate and should be punished, and Senor t>unguilly insinuated that the gen eral was a traitor to Cuba. AsNenibly'a Action 111-Advised. General Gomez is believed to be strong er than the assembly in the affections oi the Cuban army. Many privates are anxious to leave the army and go to work, especially when they are ablf to obtain money to start in life anew. The position of the assembly is notably weak, as the military administration sup ports Gomez, also Lite planters and prop erty owning element, who are tired ot the Cuban army, which subsists hall upon harity and hall upon contributions levied by mcan» of threat*. (•omes Likee It. (•eneral Gomez received at Molina* this evening a telephone message announcing lO hiiu the asseunbly's decision, lie an swered calmly: "All right, 1 enjoy the sit uation." He then came to Havana to keep a din iier engagement, with his daughter at the itouse of a friend. m .t HO. Fifty six buildings are in course of con ittruction in Lewiston at this time. This buildings, dwell nig houses, bams and store rooms. Public accommodations are inadequate to meet the demands of transient visi 1 t ors to this city at present. It is often impossible to find lodging* at the hotels The signal servlc% records at Murray nhow 1 hat up to date there has fulien an iven 14 feet of snow. Andy Devlin has taken up a water right on the South Fork, commencing 000 feet below the Hunker llill concentrator which he expects to use sometime in con motion with his Grouse gulch mining properties. Within the next ninety days the Snake river will have been spanned at lewiston by a line iron bridge. Hy this Lewiston did Vincland, two 01 the richest and most promising points in Idaho aud Washing ton, are put U|ion a basis that will prove •jf mutual advantage. Messrs. Nash A. Jhumheller were in Murry from Spokane lust week locating tome water rights and it in reported thai the Spokane Hydraulic Company will re itume operations here. A new flume will be buill and the pi|ie line relald fur the I |iui|HHic of walking some ground on, Dream Gulch. Ui Post Falls, Idaho, Inst Sunday even ing, the Homes of Hubert Morrison and William St even ho 11 were totally destroy ed by lire. 'l'he two house* were only a few f<-et apart, and the (ire in supposed to have originated from a defective Hue in the home of Mr. Stevenson. Neither houHe wuh injured. Captain L. 1). Hliattrier, of Company H First Idaho Volunteers, arrived from Ma nila last week. lie left before the bat tie, on siek leave. lie was a popular of licer, and woulu have been promoted il hirt health had permitted him to remain in active service. He wan met at the train by a large gathering of friends. }rst«*ntlnii nn«l Chile Failed to Aarr«. New York, March 11.—A di-patch from liuenos Ay res suys: The international conference upon the Puenta de Atacama question has held its la»t *ession without arriving at an under standing of the matter, which therefore will be submitted to the arbitration ol United States Minister Buchanan. Ar gentina will be represented by former President L'riburu and Chile by Senator Maciver. SniHn Fe Into fttncktnn. San Francisco, March 11.—Ji is an nouneed that the Santa Fe railroad will run ita first train into Stockton on July 1 next over the Tehachapi section of the Southern Pacific. From that time on a regular servi«e will be maintained between Stockton and all eastern points until the company's entrance into Point Richmond and this city ia perfected. To indicate when a bottle has been opened a new attachment i* composed of a glaa* rod inserted in the cork and ex tending inside the bottle, with a ball at the inner end, the rod breaking w hen the tsork ia removed. To make thresholds air tight a new at tachmcnt ia formed of a spring plate laid over the dooraill to press against the edge of the door when the latter ia closed, a rod being placed at the end of the plate to depresa it when the door ia o]M;ncd. When men are pure, law* are useless; when men are corrupt, they an? broken. —Disraeli. Elien Terry and Sifnora Eleonora Du*e are firm friends. _ - WASHINGTON. A bank has been established at Elina Colfax is having its animal scarlet fev» scare. There are two mild cases in tow The municipal taxes of lloquiam are i mills, of Montesano 23 mills, of Aberdec ! 20 mills. Consolidation of Whatcom and Fai Imven is being talked very strongly no in both towns. Davenport boasts of a well twent t three feet deep, in which ice remains fro tn the year around. A party of 40 arrived at la week from Tennessee, all of whom wi settle in this neighborhood. Stevens county warrant* are at pa Two years ago they were going beggii at 35 rents on the dollar. Melville Nee has l>cen sentenced ' three years' imprisonment, for robbing tl mail at the Miles postoftlee. Robert Morrill, who is installing tl new clcetrie light plant in Nelson, pushing the work with vigor. During this month Walla Walla w> have for its guests the memliers of t! Inland Empire Teachers' Assoelatlon. The annual oratorical contest of tl Washington agricultural college is set f« March 17, at the auditorium of the of lege. The Columbia and Citizens' bonk DfU'ton have consolidated and will her after l>e known as the Columbia Nation bank. During February the local poli<?e Spokane made 201) arrests, 201 of the a rested persons being males and CM i males. An attempt was made last week burn the large grain warehouse of Aan Kuhn, on the O. R. A N. tracks, west the depot at Pullman. Tom Trask, late proprietor of tl Olympic saloon, Mas found dead in h room over the Nevada saloon at Tacom from the elFects of a bullet wound in tJ head. William E. Randall of Centralia, a mi about 35 years old, was kicked in the a domen by a horse, from the effect# of t! injury he died, lie leaves a wide ai children. Father Ilvlebos of Tacoma announc the receipt of a letter from Ireland sa ing a small colony would soon start f the sound trt settle 011 lands of the Pu allup reservation. Dr. Bill, an Indian medicine man of t Tumwater tribe of Klickitats, repot that the Rook crock Indians have si fered more sickness this winter than ev before in their history. Peter Duller, a brakeman on t Northern Pacific work train, near CI (talis, was nin over and badly mangl by the ears at Winlock last week, a •lied a few hours later. Jack Cronin, who was shot by Sher Hillings in Olympia after throwing lighted lamp in the face of the sheri in an ineffectual effort to escape frc jail, is lying ill a comparatively easy c* d it ion. The board of regents of the agricultui •ollrge will meet at Pullmtin this we« rhe college has recently received thi new cream separators and a new co bincd chum and worker, all donated manufacturer*. If the bill is not vetoed by the g< ••rnor granting cities of the fourth eli Jhe right to establish fire limits aud i |iiir«' property by a two thirds vote the electors, Wilbur will purchase a n ural park site in the western part of tl city. The governor is iferccript of nunier< letters from the parents and friends Washington's soldiers killed at Mani inking what steps are to be taken towc bringing their Immlics home. The gove or states thut he has written Gene for bin at Washington regarding the ui ter. Mr. and Mrs. Rhinchart, at Walki Valley, two miles went of Itiglake, on i Seattle & International, went out to w< in the woods, locking up their three sn children in the house, and in the eveni when they returned, there was noth but a heap of axlii'S to show where house had stood, and their children I evidently been commmcd in the tlan Ihe ehildreu were small, the young l»eing 1 year old, and the eldest only Miller Aanuuiei Comma nil. Manila, March 12.-6:25 p. m.—G i-ral Miller will tomorrow resume his mer eomrnand, of which he was recer relieved by General \Yheat on because his illncxs. i new brigade is being foran-d for C eral Wheaton. General Law ton's headquarters will main at Grax. T<*lay there has been irregular fir along the line of both divisions. The transport Isla de Luzon has sa for Spain with 1,886 Spanish soldieis iniard. Only 120 Spaniards still rem here. With Uumri Only. New York, March 13.—Newt fi Havana of the Cuban assembly's ad aill cause no change in, the adminis lion's policy. t*he American auUkpri in Cubit will continue to reu>gnUe Ooi and to deal with him. It is not believed the turmdl which been created temporarily will make hange in the plan# of the withdraws the volunteer*, though if the dove menu vem to require it, the pkne l»e modified. Disaster a In a Harrleaat. Brisbane, Queensland, March 13. .search stenmer which haa just retur from Cook town, on the Kndeavor ri this colony, report* that three school and 80 1 liters were lost and that 400 orod persoa* and 11 whites were drow during the recent hurricane th*l aw the northeast coast of Queensland. Hnonmorm In Mlsbnolb. St. Paul, March 12.—A severe an storm is raging here and specials indl it extends over into South Dakota on west and into Wisconsin on the e*at. snow Is drifting badly and traffic ia laytd. NO. 7.