President William McKlnley
UNITED STATES SENATORS.
Addison Q. Foster Tacoma
Qeorge Turner Spokane
Wesley L. Jones North Takima
F. W. Cushman Tacoma
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 —
Fish Commissioner A. C. Llttlo
N. C. Kofoed
C. F. Smith
J. J. Brumbach
JUDGES OF THE SUPREME COURT.
Chief Justice R. O. Dunbar
J. B. Reavis
M. A. Fullerton
M. J. Gordon
Thos. J. Anders
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
A. S. Kelsey, Chairman Hatton
W. C. Griffith Griffith
G. H. Kanzler Rltsvllle
Justice of the Peace F. P. French
Postmaster W. K. Kennedy
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
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
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
City council meets first and third Tues
days In each month at 8 p. m.
DR. F. R. BURROUGHS.
Office: Second street, between D and E.
W. R. CUNNINGHAM, JR.,
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.
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
PIONEER DRUG STORE
School Books, Stationery,
Spaeial attention given to prercriptiona.
H. E. GRTTMAN,
COLWELL & SUMMERS,
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 '
Pullman Sleeping Cars,
Elegant Dining Cars,
Tourist Sleeping Cars.
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.
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,
Or A. D. CHARLTON,
Ass't Ge% Pass. Agt.,
225 Morrison fit.,
E. D. GILSON,
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
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.
Adams County Bank, lDCOrp ° r "
Money Loaned on Real, Personal and Chattel Security.
Draftc on all points In the United States
Ritzville Flouring Mills
Are now gelling their
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» > > >
Our best , W flour exchanged for wheat
I Hinds per bushel. • i.
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.
B. A. RITCHIE,
Successor to C. E. Hershberger.
Ladies' .Shampooing a specialty.
Model Millinery & Dressmaking Parlors
Call and get our prices.
First Street, op;. Court House, Ritzvllle.
Livery, Feed and Sale
Finest Turnouts in the city.
Farmers' Trade a specialty.
For First Class
Painting, Paper hanging,
S. 0. SCNEUERLE.
The Ritzville Painter.
A. H. BELL.
I • ■
AH orders and work given prompt at
tention. All my work guaranteed.
j Location—Formerly the S. A. Oaborn
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
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
Rev. W. C. Dickinson, D. D., a well
known Presbyterian minister of Chicago,
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
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
Fire at C'henoa, 111., resulted in the
death of an unknown printer and the loss
of seven brick business block* with their
Five persons were killed and forty in
jured in a collision between two excur
sion trains last week near Rakata, on
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,
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
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
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
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,
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, Adams Co., Wash.
UNCLE SAM ARMSTRONG
Manufactorer of all kludaof
Fine — ■
Hand Made Hair
No Imitation or fn.ud 1 make Clothe* Bruahea
Bat Brnah** UniHhea lor Palutera and
Paper Hanger/. DOor Mata and
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
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
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.,
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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.
Elien Terry and Sifnora Eleonora Du*e
are firm friends.
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
The Columbia and Citizens' bonk
DfU'ton have consolidated and will her
after l>e known as the Columbia Nation
During February the local poli<?e
Spokane made 201) arrests, 201 of the a
rested persons being males and CM i
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
i new brigade is being foran-d for C
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
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
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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
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