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voted to Adami county and naoom, of the Pa cific northwest. Circu lates among protparoai people who patronise ad vertlMts. •1.50 PEE ANNUM ADAMS COUNTY NEWS Offices: News Block, C street bet Main and Railroad avenue, opposite First Na tional Bank. Telephone No. 183. PROFESSIONAL. . DR, PASCAL W. YEARSLEY, DENTIST Room 8, Pioneer State Bank Building RITZVILLE WASH. Oat Vapor Administered. Gr»daa«e of Medo-Chlrrurfteal college. Phila delphia Pa. Crown and bridge work. Fill ing, extracting and plate work conforming to the praetice of madern dentistry. HOUM, 9 TO 11:30 AND 1:30 TO 4, OB BY APPOINTMENT. Graduate of American School of Osteopathy, Klrksrille. under A. T. Still, founder of the School of Osteopathy. J O. GLENN, D. O. OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN Office 'Phone, Main 44| Bee. 258. OKfICI OVER FIRST NATIONAL BANK Walter Staser, LAWYER Insurance. Abstracting. Moaey to Lou on Real Estate. J. 0. Mogan. C. W. Rathbnn MOGAN&RATHBUN Attorneys at Law. General practitioners in all courts State 4nd Federal. Collections and insurance. Examin ation of titles. Office, rooms 6 and 7 Gritman Building. John A. Peacock Office room: B. A. Weils 004 Fernwell building. W. H. Ludden SPOKANK. Peacock, Wells & Ludien, Attorneys at Law. Will practice in all state and federal courts. We have also had many years experience In land office matters and will give prompt atten tion to land contests, titles and mining law. Land scrip of all kinds for sale. W W. Zent. G. E. Lorell, Bert Linn. ZENT, LOVELL * LINN, LAWYERS. Insurance, Notary Public, Honey to Loan on real estate. Office np stairs. First Nat'l. Bank. Ritsviile, Wash. DR. G. H. LEMMAN, DENTIST Over Kendrick'i store, Bitzvilte, Wash. DR. JOHN ADAMS. Physician and Surgeon. Next door to First National Bank, RITZVILLE, - • WASH. DR. F. R. BURROUGHS.. Physician and Surgeon. Office: Second st., between D and ■, RITZVILLE, WASH. ALICE C FRENCH United States Commissioner Final proofs taken and filings and other land entries made. RITZVILLE, WABH. O. R. HOLCOMB, Attorney and Counsellor At Law. Will practice in all the U. S. Courts and Departments and all Washington Courts. Office Ritsville. Wash. T. W. Hauschild, President, A. J. Womach, Vice-President, W. W. Zent, Secretary and Treaa. Empire State Title, Insurance and Trust Compfny Incorporated. Capital, $6,000.00 Director*—J. D. Baasett, T W. Hani child and O. E. Lovell. We have lust completed our book* at great expense and they are accurate and reliable. Abstracts promptly, accurate ly and neatly made and satisfaction guaranteed. Offloa, ovar Flrat National Bank, Rltavllla, Wn. Adams County Abstract Co (Incorporated.) The only abstract book* In 4 dam* county. Abstract* promptly mad*. Accuracy guaranteed. Office in Qritman Block. 0. K. Barber Shop, H. Ooddard, Prop. First-class aad op to date. BATHS—Hot of Cold. Palace Hotel Slf-SW thing comfortable and cosy, with mod ern furnishing*. Twe blocks north of Pioneer State bank, Second street. M.J. HURST, Prop. Hava Your Clothaa Claanad Rraaaad and Rapalrad by DAVIES Over Rosenoff's drug (tore. Satisfaction W. R. CUNNINGHAM, JJL, Rcftl and Loans T» f atteaMaa. An earnest advocate In the cause of Economy, Profreeelon, Conservatism and Reform; the faithful champion and defender of Truth, Honeety and Justice; the foe of Fraud, Incompetency and Corruption In Public Affaire. ABOUND THE WORLD TELEGRAPH SHORT NOTES FROM ALL POINTS OF THE GLOBE. A Review of Happening* In Both Eaetern and Weetern Hemispheres During the Past Week—National, Historical, Political and Personal Events. The executive committee of the isthmian canal commission has adopt ed plans to make the zone more at tractive to young Americans. The supreme court of Kansas has decided that the Kansas Natural Gas company can build its pipe lines along the public highways, so long as It does not obstruct the highways. Springfield, 111. —The board of trade bill, to put an end to bucket shops, was killed In the house by a vote of 76 ayes to 63 nays. .Calcutta.—lndia Is about to become the center of a very lively religious] war. The leading Hindu thinkers are organizing for the purpose of driving theosopby from the stronghold it has begun to obtain in Hindustan. London.—A oure of cancer by means of radium Is claimed by physicians connected with the hospital for dis eases of the skin. The patient, a wo man, is now enjoying good health. There is no more unhappy wretch In all this wide world than Nicholas 11., czar and "autocrat of all the Rus sian," as he grandiloquently calls him self, writes A. Maurice Low. There Is no man for whom one must entertain more profound pity, or more profound contempt. Further details of the cyclone which nearly wiped out the little town of Owl, I. T., place the number of per sons seriously injured at seven, one fatally. The April statement of the London board of trade shows an increase of $9,494,500 in imports, and increase of $3,726,000 in exports. The Oregon Lumber Manufacturers association has been organised by lum bermen representing a daily output of fully 1,500,000 feet of lumber. The organization included mills in coun ties of the states of Oregon and Washington along the Columbia river and Its tributaries. Muskogee, I. T.—Wewoka, the Sem inole capital, Bays the Seminole coun cil has impeached Acting Governor Harrison and elected ex-Governor J. M. Brown unanimously to succeed him. Brown will serve until 1906, when the tribal form of government termin ates. London.—William A. H. Bass, the nephew and heir of Lord Burton, has purchased C. D. Rose's stallion Cyl lene for $150,000. Cyllene Is the sire of a Derby favorite, Cycero. The Illinois senate has passed a bill previously adppted by the house giving the city of Chicago the right to fix maximum rates for gas and electric lights. Tokio. —The -complete tabulation shows that the fifth Internal loan of $50,000,000 was oversubscribed more than four times. The rate of Issue was smaller than the early indlca-, tions promised. The worst of the Chicago strike ap pears to be over, although In troubles of this kind it is Impossible to tell when a new flame may dare up and into how large a conflagration it will develop. A franchise has been asked for a new electric line, which, the promo ters say, will extend south as far as Portland and nortn as far as Seattle. There Is already an Interurban line 1 between Seattle and Tacoma, with a contemplated extension to Olympla and possibly to Portland, Ore. London. —Charles Arnold, the actor, died suddenly at the Savage club Sat urday night while sitting at a piano singing a comic song. Admiral Dewey says he arises at 5 In the morning to read the war news. Attorney General Moody's opinion on the power of the government to regulate the operation of railroad* and to fix rates for transpartatlon Is one of the clearest and most Infor mative legal oplnlona that has aver been rendered on this subject. One of the largest real estate deals made in the Boundary, B. C., was completed Saturday when U. McLen nan and E. Miller acquired the well known Johnson ranch, consisting of 1400 acres, about two miles east of Grand Forks. The price paid was about $40,000. John F. Eastman, aged 92, died Sun day morning at Spokane of general debility and old age. Sunday afternoon Joseph Palmer fell from a wood flume near Oro Dell, about one mile west from La Grande, and received Injuries that may result in bis death. How the accident oc curred is not definitely known. Reuben Well, proprietor of a large department store at Spokane, died Saturday night In San Franclaco, from heart failure, aggravated by asthma and overwork. Carman Crown Prlnca Vlalte. London. —Crown Prince Frederick William of Germany arrived In Lon don Saturday night en route to Haher on a visit to the duchess of Albany at Claremont. King Edward sent a carriage to the Victoria atation for the crown prince. He la a wlae man who waste* no energy on pursuits for which ha la not fitted.—Gladstone. LIST OF MEN OF MILLIONS. John O. Rockefeller In the Lead With a Half Billlen. New York. —Henry Clews has Just given out an estimate he haa made of the wealth of leading American mil lionaires. It follows: John D. Rockefeller, $600,000,000. Andrew Carnegie ($115,000,000 given away), $250,000,000. William Waldorf Astor (chiefly In real estate), $200,000,000. John Jacob Astor, $75,000,000. Gould family, of which George J. Gould's personal fortune represents $35,000,000, $150,000,000. Marshall Field, $100,000,000. Blair estates, $100,0^,000. W. K. Vanderbllt, $80,000,000. Russell Sage, $fc0,000,000. D. O. Mills, $75,000,000. William Rockefeller, $75,000,060. J. P. Morgan, $60,000,000. James J. Hill, $60,000,000. Henry H. Rogers, $50,000,000. Henry Phlpps, $45,000,000. John D. Archibald, $40,000,000. Henry M. Flagler, $40,000,000. James B. Haggin, $40,000,000. James Henry Smith, $35,000,000. W. H. Telford, $20,000,000. James Stillman, $15,000,000. George F. Baker, $15,000,000. ENDS WITH FORTY MILE RIDE. Rooaevelt's Hunt Nets Him Six Bears and Coat of Tan. Glenwood Springs, Col., May 7. — Rising at 6:30 a. m„ in a wild moun tain camp, 16 miles from New Castle, President Roosevelt today rode In the saddle 30 miles to this city. He ar rived at 3:30 p. m., visited the hot vapor baths and had luncheon In his apartments, participating in a local program and made an address to the villagers at 6: U J, had dinner with a few friends in a private dining room, worked with Secretary Loeb on Im portant mail matters of state and re tired at an early hour. This Is what the' president has done today after bringing his hunt to a close. He will pass a quiet day at the Hotel Colorado and will start for Washington at 5 o'clock Monday morning. The 40 mile horseback ride from the camp on the West Divide creek to Glenwood Springs was made by the president, Dr. Lambert, P. B. Stewart of Colorado Springs anu Elmer Chap man, the president's courier. About two hours later the pack train arriv ed. This consisted of about 20 horses, 30 dogs and the camping outfit. The train was in charge of Guides John Goff and Jake Borah. VISION OF BEA VICTORY. Ruuia Believe* Rojeatvenaky Hat Togo at St. Petersburg.—Admiral Nebogat oil's junction with Vice Admiral Ro jestvensky Is now considered by the admiralty as practically assured and hope for a successful Issue in the approaching struggle for mastery of the sea Is greatly encouraged. Nebo gatoff is regarded as the Blucher of the situation, and, indeed, be Is said to resemble him greatly in tempera ment. He may lack his strategy and finesse, but, like the Prussian, he baa bulldog courage and Is a born lighter who goes stralgui for the enemy. If Vice Admiral Kamimura, like Grouchy at Waterloo, has failed to prevent a Junction of the Russian Beets, as the admiralty here believes he has, the impression Is strong that Admiral Togo will not dare risk an open battle with the combined fleets of Rojestvensky and Nebogatoff and will protect himself by torpedo at tacks and possibly a long range ac tion, being prepared to draw off In the event that be Is unable to make an impression. MRB. J. W. GRAY SUICIDES, Victim of a Lov* Affair Dies In New York. New York.—Mrs. J. W. Gray, believ ed to be wealthy and said to be the widow of a Chicago broker, and who was described by her friends as a remarkably handsome woman, com mitted suicide In the Hotel'imperial by shooting. She was tound lying un conscious In her bedroom with a bul let wound in her head and died a few hours later at a hospital. Letters left by tbe suicide Indicat ed that she was tbe victim of an un fortunate love affair and that, although possessed of ample means, she bad no desire to live without the man she loved. FAST IN THE ICE; 1500 ABOARD. Canadian Pacific Steamer Lake Cham plain Off Capa Ray, N. F. North Sydney. C. 8., May 7.—Word was brought here by the steamer Bruce, which arrived yesterday, that tbe Canadian Pacific steamer Lake Champlain, bound from Liverpool for Montreal, la fast in tbe ice 45 miles smithwest of Cape Ray, N. F. Tbe Lake Champlain baa on board ISOO passengers. Pacific Squadron at Ooldsn Oats. A portion of the United States Pa cific squadron, consisting of the flag ship Chicago, with Rear Admiral Goodrich on board, the cruiser Mar blehead, the dispatch boat Petrel, the torpedo boat destroyer Panl Jones and the collier Saturn, has arrived In San Pranclaco from southern coast porta. They probably will remain In this har bor for some time. Hsir Expected Soon. Rome. —According to the Patrla, a fourth child will aoon be born to the king and queen of Italy. RITZVILLE, WASHINGTON. MAY 10. 1905. JAP ARMY ADVANCES LONG EXPECTED MOVEMENT HAS GOT UNDER WAY. Columne Pushing Forward Under Cover of Cavalry and Chinese Ban dite—Russian Forcee Retired — Field Marshal Oyama Now Haa 390,000 Men. Gadgeyadana, Manchuria, May 9. — Since April 29 the Japanese have been advancing slowly and intermittently, pushing forward their columns suc cessively from right to left under cover of a screen of cavalry and Chi nese bandits. The advance has re sulted In straightening the alignment of the opposing armies, Russian de tachments which were far advanced on the flanks being forced to retire. Erdagou, to the eastward, was oc cupied May 5, but under pressure by the Russians the Japanese later evacuated the place. On the left the Russian cavalry retired behind the Mao river, the Japanese occupying Palaoutln and Balzya. The village of Shapedlzl, on the north of Chantufu, has been occupied and burned by the Japanese. There was a sharp brush with Chi nese bandits on the extreme Russian right today. It is reported the armies In the cen ter have been reinforced. The force at Field Marshal Oyama's disposal, ac cording to information recently re ceived, Is 348 battalions, or 390,000 men. The Japanese are said to have armed-.25,000 or 30,000 Chinese ban dits with captured rifles. The first bounty on cougars, under the new law, was paid at Rathdrum to Patrick Fox of Laclede, who brought in a large cougar hide and was paid IIS by warrant on the cur rent expense fund. The animal meas ured almost nine feet from tip to tip. It was accidentally caught In a bear trap, and Is the first one that Mr. Fox has seen In that neighborhood. Of the several railroad projects In the northwest, that which contem plates a line from Palouse, In Whit man county, toward the east and into the timber belt of Idaho, is one of notable Importance. According to present plans, It Is to be only 45 miles long, but it will tap an unusually rich country, and as a result of its con struction there will probably be man ufacturing and agricultural develop ment fully as Important as any that is now tributary to any piece of road of equal length. Volcano of Kllauea Active. Honolulu.—There la marked activity in the volcano of Kllauea. The flow of lava lg increasing and a rising In the crater gives indications that there may be an overflow. SPOKANE MARKETS. Wholesale Produce Prices. Potatoes, $1 cwt; onions, $3.2S cwt; cabbage, $202.50 cwt; onions, 25c dos; spinach, 75c box; asparagus, 12ftc0 15c lb; rhubarb, 5c lb; oranges, $3 case; Winesap apples, $1.60 box; New ton Pippins, $1.40 box; best apples, $1.60 box; cabbage, $1.76; Davis, 60© 76c box; radishes, 40c dos bunches. Wholesale Feed Pricee. Brsn, $19 ton; bran and ahorts, $21 ton; oats, $1.46 cwt; wheat, $1.40 cwt; chopped corn, $1.36 cwt; whole corn. $1.25 cwt; timothy hay, $14 ton; alfal fa hay, $12 ton; oil meal, $2 cwt; grain hay, $13 ton. Prices Paid to Producsrs. Vegetables and Fruits—Root vege tables, 76c cwt; potatoes, 76080 c C wt; common apples, 60076 c box; aecond grade, 75c@$l box; best apples, $1.60 box; cabbage, $1.75 cwt. Poultry and Eggs—Chickens, hens, 12Hc lb live weight; roosters, BOloc lb; geese, 12c lb live weight; turkeys, ltc lb live weight, 20c dressed; ducks, live, 13c, dressed, 16c; eggs, $5,600' t case. Live Stock —Steers, $3.7504 cwt; sheep, $404.50 cwt; hogs, $506.50 cwt; veal, $609 cwt. Hay—Timothy, $12013 ton; alfalfa, $11 ton; oats, $1.1501.20 cwt Creamery Products, f. o. b. Spokane —First grade creamery butter fat, per lb 18Hc. Laid Flowers at Statue. Washington.—A number of Ger man delegates to the International Railroad congress Sunday drove to tbe new war college and laid a wreath of flowers beneath the statue of Frederick the Great The German am bassador and Baroness Von Spec)t Sternberg gave a dinner complimen tary to the German delegates. Botanists look upon the Immortelles and other flowers of the order Com positae as fadeless flowers because they suffer little change In appearance in drying and may be kept for many years without much diminution of beauty. Recently Luther Burbank has succeeded in adding to the list of fade less flowers. Kansas City continues to grow as a hog market. March, the first spring month, is ordinarily a quiet month In the hog pens, but the past month was an exception to this rule. Trade In bogs showed good life from ita open ing to Its close. The total receipts were 253,404, against 199,8E2 laat year. Cholera Appeara at Kharfcoff. Kharkoff, Russia.—Cholera has ap peared here and one death haa oc curred from that cause. IDAHO NEWS. NAN PATTERBON INNOCENT. That la the Impreselon cf Miss Eva Booth. New York. —Miss Eva Booth, head of the Salvation army In the United States, called at Tombs and had a long conference with Nan Patterson. After the Interview had ended Miss Booth said: "I do not believe that the girl is a murderess. She Is built from much better material than Is usually lound In persons who commit such crimes. I firmly believe her Innocent of the murder of Young." Dr. O'Hanlon, the coroner's physi cian, who testified In favor of the pros ecution. said: "Now that the trial Is over. I feel free to say that all along I believed that the revolver which flred the bul let wrfs in the hands of Young." WAS WITH LEWIS ANO CLARK. Daughter of Geo. Bhannon Livea at Post Falls, Idaho. There are living two of the chil dren of George Shannon, one of the members of the I>ewls and Clark ex pedition. He is the boy so often spok en of In the Journal of Lewis and Clark. The descendants spoken of are Elizabeth Monroe, bis daughter, who will be 88 years old this month, and who resides with her daughter, Mrs. D. E. Patterson, In Post Falls, Idaho, and William Shannon, of Fowler, Cal., aged 80 years. Mrs. Monroe Is bale and hearty at 88 but, as Is usually the case with one of her age, is deaf, although she car ried on a conversation with his friends and Is a very pleasant lady to meet. DOW DOES THREE TO DEATH. Fatally Wounds Rosa Postetter, Claud Gilbert and Himself. A shooting affray occurred at San Diego, In which three persons received fatal wounds. Those Involved are Rosa Postetter, Claude Ollbert and W. P. Dow. The woman and Dow came here together a month ago from Los Angeles. Ollbert, who Is from Santa Monica, became Infatuated with the woman. Dow entered the apartment where the couple were lodged, drew a revolver and shot both Ollbert and the woman, and then tbrned his wea pon on himself, the bullet piercing his chest. The woman is still alive, but unconscious and In convulsions. Dow has not recovered consciousness. Oll bert Is conscious and has made a dep osition, but none of them are expected to live. HIGH HEELB TO BLAME. Three Well Known Actresaea Coma to Grief Thereby. New York.—lt has become known that the accident last Thursday to Mrs. Leslie Carter, necessitating the closing of a theatre, was due to her high heeled shoes. This makes three well known actresses who have been put out of business this season by high heeled shoes. The other two are Mrs. Patrick Campbell and Vir ginia Harned. In all these cases, the women involved have suffered great physical pain and financial loss and all because they persisted In wearing high heeled shoes. Engineer Burned to Death. Houston, Tex., May 9.—A Galves ton, Houston ft Northern passenger train coming from Galveston, left the track at a curve near Harrlsburg shortly before midnight, the engine turning upside down and taking all the coaches off. Engineer Frank Cox was burned to death under his engine; Fireman Danneon is missing. The coaches were wrecked and caught Ore, the train being nearly destroyed. Spreading rails caused the wreck. Orders 10,000 Freight Cara. Officers of the Baltimore ft Ohio Railroad company have just placed or ders for 10,000 freight cars, which will cost in lue aggregate about $12,- 000,000, and they claim that In doing so they have broken all previous rec ords by railroads In this country. The same road recently placed an order for 250 new locomotives that will cost about $4,000,000, making the total to be spent for new equipment about $16,000,000. Kuropatkln to Leave China. St. Petersburg.—The rumors of the approaching return of General Kuro patkln from tbe front now seem to be definitely confirmed, and It Is said that General Zaroubalelf, commander of the Fourth East Siberian corps, will succeed him. Falling health Is assigned as the cause of Kuropatkln's coming back to St. Petersburg. Sections of Torpedo Boats' Released. Berlin. —The embargo on sections of torpedo boats which have been de tained at Lubeck on board tbS steam er Aegir, on suspicion that they are intended tor Ruasla, haa been raised, experts having decided that they could not be completed under six months, and that therefore they are not for' war purposes. Editor of Novosti Is Released. St. Petersburg.—M. Notovlch, edi tor of the Novosti. who waa arrested In March for publishing the program of the liberation association, the charge against him being advocating revolution, has been released on ball. Sebaatopol Disorders Exaggerated. Sebastopol.—Reports of disorders among the military here are incorrect. A number of drunken sailors created some dlsturbancee laat week, but they were promptly subdued. IS NORTH OF BORNEO ROJESTVENSKY'S FLEET SIGHTED IN THE CHINA SEA. The Large Fleet of War Ships Ap parently Were Coaling—Were In Two Diviaions—Showing Lights, but Stationary—Are Tying Off the Montanao Island. London, May 9.—A dispatch to tho Dally Mail dated I.abuan, British Borneo, May 7, says: The steamer Chlengmai reports that Friday nlgnt she passed a fleet of warships and other vessels oft the Mantanao Island, northwest of Borneo, in the China sea. The warships ap parently were coaling. A dispatch from l.ahuan to Reuter's Telegram company reports that the fleet was a large one In two divisions, Bhowing lights but stationary and with the appearance of being engaged In coaling. PAT CROWE IN OMAHA. Shows Himself in One of the News paper Offices. Omaha, Neb.—Pat Crowe, the alleg ed kidnaper of Eddie Cudahy, son of the millionaire packer of Omaha, and for whose arrest rewards aggregating $50,000 have at different times been offered, walked Into the office of the World-Herald at 1 o'clock In the morn ing, accompanied by Thomas O'Brien, proprietor of the Henßhaw hotel of this city. Crowe telephoned the World-Herald office at midnight of his presence In the city, and stated that he would call at the newspaper office. A short time afterward, he appeared, In company with Mr. O'Brien. Crowe, O'Brien and a representative of the paper were closeted for nearly an hour, during which time Crowe told of his wan derings since he left the city four years ago. Crowe stated he bad served In the Boer war, fighting with the Boers. He returned to this country after the war, and has lived continuously, according to his statement, strictly In a south side flat In Chicago. 4le says he has been In Chicago nearly three years and that he had visited Omaha on three different occasions during that time. He stated that he had been nego tiating for several days for Immunity from punishment In case he should surrender himself to the authorities, although he declined to say with whom the negotiations are being held. He says he is tired of living In isola tion from his relatives and friends and wishes to reform and get Into busi ness. He declared that he would ask for Immunity from the penitentiary, and stated that he was ready to ac cept the protection of the Omaha po lice. He said that In case he was per mitted to remain in Omaha and the indictments against him were quashed he would get Into business at once. Crowe has been at the home of his brother, J. J. Crowe, who resides In Council Bluffs, and runß a saloon In that city. He was aßked If he had a hand in the famous Cudahy kidnaping, but de clined to either deny or admit his guilt. During the interview he was appar ently ill at ease. The kidnaping of young Cudahy took place December 18, 1890. Tho kidnaper demanded a ransom of $25,- 000 for the boy, but he wan set free near his father's home by his cap tor, who got no money. Following the kidnaping Edward Cudahy, Sr., offered a reward of $25,- 000 for the capture of Crowe, and thla offer was followed by another of a similar nature by the city council and county commissioners. Other rewards were also offered, bringing the aggre gate up to $50,000. Following the in terview Crowe left for the home of his brother In Council Bluffß. What action. If any, will be taken by the authorities is not known. He Vanishes Again. As mysteriously as was the return by Crowe, the alleged kidnaper of Ed die Cudaby, (our years ago, bas been his sudden disappearance. When be left the office of the local newspaper he remarked that he was going to the home of hlB brother In Council Bluffs, but be could not be located there next day. Commander 81ms Is Injured. May 9.—Commander Wil liam S. 81ms of the bureau of naviga tion at Washington, wbo was a pas senger on board the American line steamer Philadelphia, which sailed from New York April 29, and arrived at Southampton, was thrown to the deck during a gale on Hay 2 and sus tained a fracture of the collarbone and was otherwise Injured. He will be confined to the hospital probably for a few weeks. "Battle of Flowers." Mexico City, May B.—Decorators worked diligently on fronts of houses In. the principal avenues with flowers, which were used In profusion for the "battle of flowers," that took place Sunday with marked success. Hun dreds of automobiles, carriages and bi cycles took part In the floral parade. Shah of Persia la Vlaltlng. Teheran, May 7. —The shah of Per sla stirted today on hla visit to Eu [rope. RITZVILLE the beet town on earth— Sure air and pure water, le garden spot of East ern Waahlnf ton. VOLUME 8. NUMBER 19. BPORTB. Cornell Saturday defeated Prlnceto In a dual track meet, by a score of 7 to 43. Kansas City.—At Elm Ridge Sai urday Tod Sloan signalized his ai pearance In the saddle by pllotln Dunning to victory in the first race. Philadelphia.—Princeton won the It tercolloglate trap shoot tourney wit a score of 220. Harvard, Yale an Pennsylvania finished In the orde named. There Is a possibility of a Yaklm valley baseball league being organi: ed. composed of teams from Prossei Pasco, North Yakima and Ellenaburt Wash. With John U Sullivan holding th watch, "Honoy Billy" Mellody an Martin I)uffy will light at the Spt kane Athletic club Friday night. Ma 12, in what promises to be one of th fastest Hstic bouts ever witnessed I. Spokane. Seats, $2 to $4. San Francisco.—Representatives o Jimmy Brltt, the lightweight chare plon, and of nattllng Nelson, hav agreed to meet again to sign article for a match between the two men Brltt's brother agreed that the matcl would then be signed up, and Nelsoi accordingly posted $500 for forfeit. Th. fight will take place In this city th. last week in June or the first weel in July. Britt Beat White. San Francisco.—James E. Brltt, ai American, defeated Jabe« White, ai Englishman, and Is now the ligh weight champion of the world. With 20 seconds to go, Brltt hook ed the Englishman with a left to th< Jaw, and the foreigner went to thi mat, where he lay flat on his bacl for eight seconds. He staggered t( his feet, but was powerless to defeni himself, and Brltt swung right an< left on his jaw. The referee, to savi the plucky Englishman from needlesi punishment, stopped the contest, al though White was still on his feet leaning up against the ropeß in i helpless condition. White was carrlei to his corner and in a few minutes re vivcd sufficiently to make a little speech, in which he said: "I fought the best I know how. received fair play, but Brltt Is evl dently the better man." Britt's victory was, of course, loud ly acclaimed by the people of hli home town, «but White, though a de feated man was cheered just as Toeif erously for the magnificent fight hi made. All through the battle Wblt< showed that he was entitled to com pete for championship honors. Hi Is a clever boxer, an experienced riot general, and has a cool head that car ried him out of difficulty many times He seemed to lack, however, one re quislte for a champion—a knockou l blow. He landed on Brttt'a Jaw man] a time with both right and left, bui apparently did not hurt the little Sat Francisco bulldog. In the 12th round It looked aa li White had a chance. He landed I vicious straight right on Brltt'a Jaw and as the latter waa off his balanci he went to the floor and rolled undei the ropes. He was not hurt, however and came back fighting faster thai ever. Brltt forced matters all througt the fight. He paid particular atten lion to White's stomach, occasionall) swinging for the Jaw, but the English man's cleverness enabled him to bloc I those wicked punches. During the lat ter part of the tight Brltt used onl) his left, and persistent care of bit right led the spectators to fear thai he had damaged It. But bis right was In good order and be turned tl In'o use in the 19th round, when h< swung for White's stomach and Jaw Brltt paid a tribute to White bj saying he Is the cleverest boxer Ir tbe world. "He stalled and blockec and kept me away In a manner thai was never before done," said the cbam plon. "Had he come at me and lei 1 could have finished him sooner, at he would have left more openings." The fight was by long odds the clev erest exhibition that has been giver in recent years In San Francisco Brltt demonstrated what his admirer* have always claimed, that although he is not a showy boxer, be la a hare man to hit. When the men came to gether for tbe last round Brltt Jump ed at hlB man and kept right on tot of blm. It was hit and clinch again The Callfornlan bad cut loose wltt hlB right and waded in, swinging bott hands. He took White's punchei eagerly and landed harder ones it return. The fury of his attack wa> Irresistible. White's guard waa beat en down, and then came that dreadfu swing to the Jaw that ended the flgh< and kept the championship of th< world In America. George Hartlng, the veteran time keeper and expert on matters pertain Ing to the ring, stated that It wa> the most clever and scientific tight b< bad ever seen. "White Is a marvel 01 skill and ring generalship," he said "but all of his science was of n< avail against the persistent attacki of Brltt." Brltt, after the light, 'declared hli willingness to meet "Battling" Nelson Labor Union Stronghold. Statistics recently received by thi state department of labor show tha only three foreign countries have at many organized working people ai New York state, and In proportion t< population. New York leads theee. Kanaaa Facts Dry Season. Topeka, Kan. —Governor Hooh wai asked If be had any part In closlni the Topeka saloons last week. H< said: "Weill, I have not been entlrel] Idle."