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THE SEATTLE STAR _ 1.1. WtUI i ii. PiMitktrt in) lll>.'Hi*n aacaajl MMtai I. 11.. «HIS. ' 18. I.CIHX-. . KMTOS. I In •)>»•• M»s 1.. • 4>i\« r»lll r*f eery t *t« evnii f*r vtee^. ri i»eni> ati renu )>r ntanlk d*lh. .*•! It rinitit Nil lt«e t.i"" Talaphona l»iMai ID O, <■«>.. >•. not • • llilr.l Atrltw lrifr».l ■! Ik)* aiaWiia]i ■ 11 ajallN **»hl*.g. •..r» m »»*i'Usl €■!••• niAtter. Although .m li» face in. Anglo. Russian understanding with refer ent-* to China concern* Itself main ly with th* delimitation of a spher* in which Hutsta shall ha\r para mount rights to build railways and work mines. It practically excludes Manchuria and 14«..mi.i« Peninsula from the purview of Ih* open-d<»r policy of ilini Jirluln. Those na tion* whlrh h*ve Intereats la con •erv* In th* afore*a.M regions can no longer depend upon Urttlsh lead ership In th* fight for equality of commercial prtrth-g** In that part of ih* Chines* Knipiif- lying beyond th* Great Wall It happens that Xluchwang. which Is situated in Ih* spher* tacitly abandoned lo iwla. la th* moot Important entrepot for American trad* with China. To be sure, Huiialtt ha* promised to make a fre* port of T»ll»nwan. the future terminus of her Tmnsaalan rail way, and that Nluchwang shall re main nominally a Coin*** treaty port open to us In a.ecordanc« with our commercial conventions with China, nevertheless. Ih* temptation to Kussla, will be utrona to exdud* the competition of sea burn* com mere* with twr overland trad* in th* Manchurlan tnUrland. Th* bur den of th* •truffle in keep this re gion free of anew to maritime na tions will hereafter fait upon the American Minister at Peltln •* the representative of (he Power moat interested In keeping (I open. In the days when the trusts w*r* ]ea* than a dosen in number, trr.«*r-* waa re*>*oa to belle* c that only a few avaricious persona were con nected with them. At th* present time. however,' the enormous devel opment of these comblrvadons. both •a regar l» ' their number* an I the capital lnve«t*4.* »u«««-«-« the belief that their promoter* and storkhold er* are too numerous to mention. It will not do to aasume la these days that when ten men m««-i together eh a street corner and denounce the trusts that half of th*tn hay* trust stock* In their pockets. Th* fact remain*, however, that th* bill.on* of dollar* that ' hare recently been invented In the various \ combine* have com* from many thousands of pockets. The new Kin* »f Samoa wean no ■orka Ills ordinary raiment eon •lst* of a rk>ae-flttina salt of th* best roroanut oil. An eapanai\e •mile Just above wherv hi* collar button anould be. doe*, duty for a crsrat. Cues almpllrity ***m* ••.r*rnt* 10 til*' hall* of royalty STATE NEWS. Ttie (own of Hte v»r,n needs a public hail. '. " • • • Kln« * W«l»y arc starting a pot tery »l Palou»». ?-• • • A t4*» hotel la being built M Kl er.a, la th» Yaklma valter. •if •\ • • Cattle rttind-ui>« hmtre romm«mc •d la Eui'rn Washington. • • • New What' m in arranging for a bl« Fourth nt July n Irtirallnn. .• • • . A parlor of Native Daughter* haa been organ. i~l at Port Gamble. • • • S»Y"T*I o*w bu«ln«»« houimi hsv r»»'fitly aprriMl up In Elma, • * • Mr*. M. A. Wood* 1. a candidate far arbool clerk la New WKatcom. .. . . * F»rm»r« ar» drlllln* we>lli near 'Willa Walla, and *trlkln« rood flow* , ef water. • • • C. 8. KaW> haa •>>! I h.« shln«ii> mill •t Nooutk. to Uuttera * M. >l. f • • • Th» Port Townaend rltr aMM il h#« lertei a poll l.i of II per head on m*> Inhabitant*. .• • • r»«t Urea north of tilalne taut w*rti» dentroyed thre« a««IHnT«. on« containing MO fruit tree*. ••• - . A piece of land aevrn mllea nouth wtat of Dryad, Paclflo rounty. which ha* been filed on by Kmll Meyer a* a timber claim. If nalij by Bb I(u»- Mlt to be agricultural land, and ■twitKil be hi*m»n(»iul»-'l. and h* I* having It contested. , • • • i. M. Clapp, United States engin eer at the jetty, *»• up from Waal port Saturday. Mr. Clapp said that •bout seventy men are now employ •4 on the jetty and the wnrk will be pu>b»d vliornmly the online seas. on The men will be put on ahlfts ■o as to work fifteen hours a day.— Absrdeen Herald. I' . .r- . • A warrant rail of unusual mag nltuilx haa htm made by Hlate Treasurer Toung. A general fund call is made for r.7.r.ilM. for war- ' rinta So: 32.111 to n.«l> Inclusive. I On the military fund a call In made for |t7.mnl. for warrarrta Ham 12. --«11 to U.«U Inclusive. On the mil itary fund a Mil Is made for the sum of MMI for warrants No*. JMI to MM Inclusive. In U'• II <«»•- , ' «a on these warrants on May IS. Cuban Postal Service. WASHINr.TON. May ».-Dlreetor Oeneral of Poats B. '. lUithbone, of Cuba, had a long; conference with Postmaster f!*neral Hmlth today. Mr. Rathbone reported a nuhstantlHl Improvement In •■-■:■-■ channel, lett er, Mr l(*t))t">ni>, In an Interview, •nil: "From the crude, dUrupterl oM »uii.n<t»til-'- tlpanlfh >«taJ iirhenr.* we hay» built lip <* completely •'CUM*'! Am»r>ran nyiit>m. with the auii i!'>rn'«M': i»rvlr« <>ut'iv<l In thin <-.nrrtry. Whlln ■■ !..■■• lit Arti.erli urn M acting ;»'<in»n'.fri to J train the nntlves notig modern lines, »c are. irtnltilng eM arnpleyw »nd are m.iKim; removal* only for cause. W,l are \w\\ ei|Utpplng the service with dlstliu-ttve uniforms, and all carriers .it A | delivery iioktutlhers will wear them," Aasallant in Skirts. • ■in HTKH Pa., May I — Two young womnt, rettirnlna from a ball In this city la their homes tn 111. i 'ley township, had an adventure » In. h has etirrrd up the cltlien* of t^-iju-t > tit.'. While crossing Ih* brldit* at the creek a man dressed In women's rlothrs suddenly spfAiig out at them. The (Iris Mr.l scream ing, with Ih* stranger In full pur suit. ,ii. tin..mi Pi ...I', i ..I heard the screams, *nd ran t» Hihi nssl.it anre, « Inn the assailant >1I» in--.n ■ *d. IteaMents f i.-ip. i \ in.- .■>.. Ed themselves and hum i fnr Ihe disguised .in but failed to find him fIMUSEMENTS li.'l.hy U«)l..r anil "Mrßorley's Twin*" mi' • « ln« good h.ui«,« .11 Hit- Thlr.l avenue ihi-m.i I hi" WMtaV Thr «i-.ii iliu-n «re «'••>!, anil the company I* • ■.mii!•..««•.l of a rl*vtr lot Of fiinm.tk • • • Morlte, ltoM>n(hal, Ih* greal nnmi. • ' lan, will appear at Ih* Seattle thea ter tomorrow night. %Z'- : pushing ITSELF aLong NICELY It the Project for a Volun teers' Return Celebration. vnnthiT *tcp wa* taken toward* Insuring th* iii<"-m of th* c*l*bra. ' <!"n in honor of the coming of the Washington \--iuiil-tf» from Manila, when (he hoard el education at It* merlin* lam evening favorably .11* Icu*»*d in* project. On* of the flmt i»l'i.» brought up for consideration »•» th» resolution providing for a celebration recently passed by th* city niuncll It **• read by l**er* : lary Dank*, an-l th»n C. J. Hmllh I Mill ' I am fully In favor of th* provU- Inna contained In Ih* resolution. VW •hniM by all m»*nmri>» the \V*«h Inctoo boy* a hearty »*l...m* upon their return.** Dr. O. V. Calhmin enpre^wt him. **lf a* heartily In favor of in* <-<-!». oration. John Ijimb endorard th* project. "<<!»» th* boy a rouMns revepitnn," r» r*marfc*d. C. E. Pal terson. l.yman Hank* and Superin tendent 8. J. llarnani. expressed themselves in a ■Imilar (train RAILWAY NOTES. Th* Burlington mad I* now run nine th* heaviest *ngia* Ml eon strutted for pa***ng*r service. Ii «' «ht» together with in* under, in ton*, and ha* driving wheels ' irVfn feet In diameter. >j • • a Th* western railroad* hay* not yet **rrr.l upon rales for th« National Educational association meeting In b*> baM at I'M An«*t«* In July, and eon**qii<rnlly th* **<t»rn road* hay* b**n unabl* to l**u* any r*i«*. Th* trouble all lira In III* adltlonal rat* l.> b« rh*r«-»l In Ih* *v<>nt* of th* J»l»«al»a rttumlna' via. Portland. • • • Th« Canadian ParlOe will put on a r*<f>rd brraklnx fl\»r ancn# llm* ' thla month, whlrh In lnt»nd«<l to (Mat th* llm* mad* by tb* fast train* of th» (lr*at North*rn an.l N..rih»rn | Parlßc, Th* 'lr.-t«! Northern b*ln« ! In dlrwt eomp*tlllon with Ih* i'in adlan l'*rt«r wll andoubl*dly Im prov* upon th* tlm* mad* by lit flyer. . . . I A n*w station has b**n establish m\ ■■♦> tb« Or*at Northern at Trini -1 dad. Waah, Cha*, 'Vt>au*hlln has b**n »pfK>int«"l a**n< ami operator. Newly equipped sleeping car*, both first and second class, ar* now run nliur on th* Union Pa< lfl<- ihr->u«h la Chicago, from Portland, without •han«» • • • The Chtcaa-o. Milwaukee- * «t. Paul Is preparing- to eipend. out of the earnlna-s. about H.Ka.OOO In Im provimunta, repairs and construc tion of new lines, double tracks. n*w car*, and laeeeaetfveßi etc. The company Is ao.lm* to Its roiiln* stock at th* present tlm* about fif teen freight can dally. COUNCIL TRIP ! OF INSPECTION 1 At the suggestion of City Engineer It. If. Thompson lam night, a trip of observation to Cedar l^ak* was ar ranged for by th* members of Ihe city council. Mayor Humes, Comp troller Parry and roii^lnt-• Youngs, will also accompany th* councllmen. Mr Thomson will ti«v» ■ h.ir«* of Ih* party, which will leave tomorow on the fleattl* * Interna tional railroad, and go la North n«nd. Krom there they will tak* a stage to Cedar Lake and spend per haps three day* Inspecting th* sur vey lwld*ntally to th* proposed trip. Navln Introduced a resolution direct- Ing th* clly engineer and corpora tion counsel to prepare an ordinance submitting to the voters the ques tion of building a power plant on Cedar river and furnishing to th* ' clly electric, power. This motion was tabled, hut will undoubtedly be taken up later. Mkati Moran *ent In an applica tion for a franchise to build a spur of track tram Hallronri avenue to Alaska street l.i the |.i..|.i riv of the ".mi.any Th* matter was referred (to n special committee consisting of Councllmcn Crlrhton, Mul I i and McArdle. • • • A resolution was Introduced by Chairman ' ",i li-irtiin. of the fire and water committee, directing the board of public works to purchnso two new fire engine*. The resolution was adopted, and the committee will meet representative* of tIM various m inn r.i, ton .i the City hall, May 17. Miiyor Humn' vrtn at th« *alt>nn rMimributlnß onllnnncp wan mi» ialii.il I. . the council liV li vote of 7 tn «. ;, Th<« «pji«lntment of K. H. (Hbv*- I.iii-i an sanitary Innpector, wai con firmed unanlmouily. WOMAN NAMES THE PRESIDENT Cuban Politicians Bow <o thn Wisdom of Mme. C«sp«des. lIAVANA, May I.—Th* futura «>f 1 Cuba "ill probably b* largely In iiiirnrml by a woman, Mine. Cmpr | dra. uhiwo n.il.n.u la vl*ll«<l by thi> bral known ini'ii. not only of llu > Hi*, lull of the enllr* l-i unl. Ufti. VI mm.i '!"iiii« la .i ■ |i-l .mi vlatlur I mil a nelromo turtl of Ihla Imly, . »n<l <tln*a with hri from lhrin» in , live nan .i »iH>k, Mm iVnwailea la a widow of thi- fltpi prosldrnt of , Cuba In the ton !*■' ».ii- ami ■!■ ; clalona reached In her Ml<in nn- far morf effective than any dMfH |ia«» --■••I by '.. recently ,l.r,ni. | Cuban aaaembly. Mm of atandlnir. who are devoted i.i ii. |>rlncl|>lra of Cuban national Indetirnflem** are- welcom ed tn th* aalon and «iiii«l In ll* rounclla. It I" balleveti by ptrWU ' who ar« In a poaltlon to know that a full U11.1.-1.1..11 lltin h»a been reach ed by Mm>' Crapeadra and ilr-m til ' ■ i .iiin ra#ar4li4 Cuba'a future and the- Brat real ni»»'il»iii "1 th* pro poa*.| republic, for all of the form er prealdenta have had omVe> with out t>ower. At on* tn«.. llenrral linnet waa a*r|ou»ly cimaldrred for the preald<"U'y. but after the action of the acramMy In anaalltn* hi. rourae It «aa cimalderrd that hi* randMaey would probably mm with •lr.>n« opiMaltlon- The te*iin of th* cnnvernatlrtna at Madam* Ceepedea' aalnn. It la aa aerted. i* that the nr.t »ra«M*«l of Cuba will be Carlo* Ceapi-den. »*>" of th* war |irr«l.i Th* parly of Oaairai «lomn be llev* thai II la noi>« 100 early tn be. ■In I movement In behalf of Car lo* Ceapedt*. aa they e*pe«-t that American occupation of Ihe taland will end before th* next *umm»r and probably by April. 1»>" It I* r»p reaented that Carina C*«p*o>* P"» --........ every quality that la likely tn make him popular with the .>•«•■• throughout the. •■>''■•■ leland. lie la about i>> )»i> ok! i;. I la unmarried. HARLAN IS A SOLDIER Ha Is Back From Service In the Philippines. V K«'M" Ind., May »-Mll« A. llanim Ih* y«un***t of the nolorl- ,. tlarlln trotatn of Hharvavttl*. ! and ih* only on* left out*ld* of prta on. turned up her* today with in. uniform of a aoldler Jual him* from th* I'hllippine* Two. year» *■<• at th* lime when «h*rt(T Mi'Vhv. of Tlpton county. raided th* Ma run home he found a counterfeiting out fit, klll««l Charl*« and «aptur*i hi* brother "Ituck.'* ' Mil.. escaped and Joined the r..urih United «tal*a recular* un der Ih* name Of 1. O Neld«n. ll* w*nt I i the Philippine* and waa twice wounded In battle one» In the rapture of Manila and one* by the nilplMa*. ll* •••:-4i»ch»nr»«l for disability anil cam* horn* with th* atrip** of flr*t *«r«**nt. III* *«»d mother met him hem and they not on a tram for the far »e«t, whero |lar<lin aald h* h*.l a i •>• on tb* railroad. .- „ To Control Jerusalem. i-. NT! N'i -I'! .r May »-lt I* becomln* more evident every day that ltu«»U.i* e*«en<!in« th* ii<H<i *nc» of • ie *ia<e church reor# and more In Palestine with ihe abject of on!mlII J»ruaalem The election la announced of Mrr. Malateoa a* patriarch of Antlnch by the Anlloch «*n.-i The election ta ... contrary «» the rtiinan'a trade and met with (Iron* oppoaulon from th* Oreaka.. ltu.»Un Influence. It la predlcte.l. will finally overcome Ih* lonrttand lna> control of the Crete* In the Holy 1* nd. ,-_* HE IS IN A BAD MIX Charles Cannon Should Have Married Her. IIKI.r.NA. Mont.. May %.— Oi*rl#« Connor^ »o"-« an own»r of th» fam- MM Hir<v Itor** min<, which *■• «.•! ■ to th» AM* Mlnlnt company for I7&.0OO, «nd now • law* <»ttl» own er of Northern Montana, wa* ■" 1 li>!ay for breach ot prnmla* mvi «r --rvatnl on » chart* of innl l«rc»ny. Th» l>r»«. h of pr .ml*. «ult waa brourht b*r*.UM of hi* alleice-1 fall nr<- to marry N«ll>* t'llum. of liar |>m, Mont. T»»^ other chars* irrow out of the brtxu-h of ■ imla* f««*. mim rilum aay* <"onn conndi^ to h»r aome mum •*■> that h* h«<l »tol»n 110.000 from a **t* <l»po«lt vault in th* Merchant*' National bank of thli .it' ■■*>!■ aaya that durtna- th» winter Oonnon want to Hot l»r''in««. Ark., and th»r» m«-t \1 h "•••nnlr H.«lrd. whom h* mar ried. Mian iniuro want* 110.000. SHE USED A COWHIDE A St. Louis Cigar Maker Has His Troubles. m. IX>I!lfl. May »—A plump, fair woman, about thirty your* oH, who*» feature* wer« almwil r»inreal»-1 by a mm bonnet, *too<l on Kwlnn avenue, we*t of ''h>'ii!i vii. fur half an hour Haturday cvenlnff. Hlx- «m evi dently waltln* for a.miclm Iv At i". o'clock Itobert V. L»lner, n rlfrarmakor, who, with hi* brother, runs a factory at 2307 Choataau av enue, came on the arene. lie «■ « Kolnit to tlts KiilK'r Mirrt, whrre h<- live<i with hi* wlf*. Th» woman In the Mn bonnet iv>* ed tho approarh ■•( Lain ■ When h» «ot within atrlklnc dUtance nhc drew a cowhide from »h» fold! of her drei>» and with I "you Mile wretch" ntii- k twiner with It. L<Hner la a iihort, (tout man mil domn't liiok like ii #prlmer, but he very quickly developed i ' ihi.- ahll liy In that line. He ran «milh M ICwlng •vcnun, follow* i by th* wo man, who ahowcred blown on his hem), bark ami «houlder« a* flint and a* hard M nlio '"ill.l A* I<elner drew «,way from the woman :"l the whip a crowd of boyn who •■!« I'lnyltie hull In tli(> «tr' it concluded th.it he «.iaa ihlff and it,. ■. |.. ii. I Mm with twit i ami ■tone*. Hi. hi ,I t ki rm-m-l nil. si. \r i i.i ST \ ... »• if hcHvy rii,mi.'ii I.i a|o|> him and ho iin.iiu .l.ir.li. I Ihrniiiih Ui" C'Hn i.i hii. I,.in. at 111 puraui <"■ Ihn bo) • The woman who opened the !•.«11:•- Ii i I tu-rn '.iii.i.mi • ■! and had XI \ ' II Hi. <ii. . Il:|-M i I,'lncr Mid, "I have tbla in pay— I In,. Miillilna t» nay till i li, prop i-r time I'omca. Him I will Ml what I huve lo *ay." r».i|,|r. -i. live 111 11"- vhiii'ltv of IMtnttt tunery »ay that hla «»• •hlliiiil ««a Men. Jnliii fik.ncruii, who | Termer It lived out •■" Compton av >tiu*. but arhOM (ircucul al Ii ■ -. thi>y do nil know. 1 I I 111 ,1 \a ii.. r wrol* , ■ 111 nil \ | , ■ ' ft .mi ri11.1,.1 Init I Bum! ■ TO SELL BRIC-A-BRAC Accumulation at Navy Yard to be Disposed of. NKW rOAM May ».— For year* ail kinil* of arttrlaa have !>• •• n arcu- I titillating In Ib* navy yard at Itrouk lyn. The -(iirr xiii bi aold on Juno ' and m-'ili-l prop(i*.ila fur II will be rrcrlveil. In Dip achc<lute of con drmnnl malrrlala appear* an linn of one million |>nun<Ja of <M ahclla, The Hhrlla have i. . ■■ u»- I for fnrty or fifty year* to ornament th« yard. Then* ar* .<•••> tmnt old (rating from the I'.i'iini-i!»■••. a aurf brntt from Iba .nii-.f HufTaln, <■• ■> ■ml launi bra, >nwl» ami ainall Ikkil*. als ••!■! en . (Ini > l.'li' of arrap li"ii. ten MNM and pound* of prlamallc powilrr. • hip amt •■nil .■ furnUure, 31 run rar- | ri i«i». ITi amooth ban IKB «una. laaVVJQ ball rartrtd«r* Of ,41 rallber. So raiore. 41 raaor atrnpa and 'i>i*n- Illy of ahavinx »->a|, The ritfira, • tropa and »>,ip «<■!■<• a<-nt la Man ila, but »h.ii they arrived at that place It waa found that they had been damaKrd by water and return ed. Preacher Not Bluffed. ATI^NTA, Or, May l-lt*v. U 11. llntushtim. wn» church waa en tered laat Mun-i.-iY nliiht by vandala. prmumably membcra of th* rro»d that litirtwd Ham* 11. .- |aron*tant ly rcrelvlnic mrMum from friend*. |,l—Ulna- thrlr »uit- t-t He aald Ual nlchl that all the lymhrra and lyn rblna* advnratra in (leorirla •-■mil not frl«hleti him. Dr. Itroushton la conducting an Inveatiirallon Into the disruption of his church tn ■■ ' th* names of the rullty partlra. In de nounc* them fmm th* |uili«l In that ****il further trouble la e» peeled. Big Railroad Strike. i-iiii.M>i:i,riu.\. May ».—A Mi hi ha to tie up the bmj coal rail road* of tb* country la b»ln« ««n ' lied by Ihe .n|lnfers. Arem*ll« con, ductora ami brakemm. I >■< Ji act of employea ban a different crlevance. The road* Involved are the Pennsyl vania. Phlla4ell>hl« and Iteadlnc, tchlcb Valley. New Jrrwy Crnlral •ii 4 li. LAW MANY BICYCLES USED IN KANSAS W<7lirTA. Kan.. May » Th* U4l*a of Kanwu wear eunnonnct* and c»n. <i drenae* when they iro out nn thetr wheela. They look comical In that »-irt of a mMM but It la the n>«"! apj>r<>|«r anl comfort able that could be .1. vi~- I for thl* kln«l of a c..-jnfry. Thrr* I* a bi cycle In early every farm hotiM>. and th* women u»e iK»m more than the men, Whrn they want to do a little •hopplnc In town or go to the poot ].,rfi'.> or attend a rrwertlm of the aewinc circle. It In no l<»n*"#r nece« •ary to take a team out of the field. The feminine portion of the popula tion of Kama* h*» thtia far been ■ man. ipat»«l from the aharklea of farm life. Kxcept for a few week* In the »prin« whrn the Ir.-• I* com- Ina" out of the irround, an I road* are Intolerable, and even when the mini I* dreped a KanM* a"t can a" to town and back before In r father can get half way (here with I team and nation The rait' • ■ cmtume and the •unhnnnet obviate the only other great difficulty, which I* dual. Railroad to Nehalem. AirrOlllA, <>t. May ♦ Th<- In dication* •'<• that A«tnria will hav# ; transportation connection with the .Whal.'m country even more <iulck ly than ha» been ■■in-i i<-l, »ii( If the plan now iw-lnir »"iM out l" carried to a ■•■••fill laaua ■ ral» road lino will M" conatructed from V..iir.«'» bay 1" tho upp. r N..h«l.in vallry brforv Hi" «-!i-l of thin mini m«r. A company h.i» bw>n form««1. o>iin!»tinst «f \rrt>\ Jocal and cunt. em lumbwlWll. nearly alt of whom are holder* of Cl*t*op county tlm i brr land*, for Ihe puip'".- of opening thla rich llrntiT tint coal belt. Tears Up It* Pipe Line. <'!.K\ I .t.A N1 ' M >'. ».—There wan much e*cHrmenl caim«l h«"re to day by tlm report Ihm the Minni nrrl "II company li.ii pat * I ■'■ " of £0 men at work traiins up ll* pip* In* Into vl.iii'l A large party of ]»!>.. In at «>tk illut Irnr up MM pipe" ..f Mantua, whrre Hi" relay pumping atntlon li Inraled. The «if fl. lull of "i' ' ■ .i>ij.->tiv n fn». I to talk wh-ti rink' to etpialn. but In action la I-I'-1. ---I In 1" Hi'- outcome of tIM Ml made (in ''i company by Attorney flrnrral Monnott. Builder's Trial Trip. li >!:ti.axii, May ».—The O. n. A N. company* new nl^amrr HnMalo wa* out for a, builder* trial trip Saturday afternoon, and mnde a • iitl»f.i< lory tbowlna Fur ■ xhnrt time n upeed of over 21 mile* per hour wrm aitalnrd. A* BMMkI v.ih new briilrrii there «»« »ll|tht trouble on ... -.nut of funmlnit, and thn fire- Mil li'iiiif I-|.i|||im| to lIIIIMK coal for fuel. His Aim Was Bad. I.Am I 111. I.i . M■ v »—.lohn Kwreny wall ArreMeO nlßht by hi. poll on th* rh.iriff"* at atlemt't liik to nil."'l hi* l|.>n»i'k<'<'i>i'i. Mitts Mini. 1 !»•■ Lome. a ftpiinliih woman, Of whom ho yn» extrfin«>ly Jraloua. 11, followed hi 1 to the ii'.n- of n fii. ii.l on v horn Kh" will nilllnir, ami an he «n> li'nvlnd lie fired '' 'l. but tnliwi'd 111 mark. 'I'll.- woman 1 ,11 back Into tin* liminc *creiimlriß, and Hui'i'iiry WAI urrrirted. ■ .-■ i o* —-«—————— Horn DniK 1.1 Iflli «nil I'lkv, I'ii-m rl|>tti.-ti Hmrtalltlli 'J'lii'Hii I'lku ii JOE WILL WED MRS. CHILDS The Redoubtable Fighter Dares Matrimony. WASHINGTON, May*.—The alory "f i he riiKiHKinrnr of General Joseph Wheeler to Mr*. <lw>rc« \V, Child* la revived, anil li I* nnw nawrt •■l Hi ii Hi-- marriage will tain place In I all i-iiv during iii, praaanl tn,mill, at iii. i, mi of tin. Child* In X dmt, T)i»> rriifirl iii« ii'" ' extrrrnry ■bout tliri-i- months iik". and "■ ii ••nil VVliri'li-r ri-riiHi-'l In cither -1. ii v or altirm It, ll* ■iM M >»<» auch » ■iVllrat* subject that h- did 11,1 l rare to a.- .1.-, ii ii.- Intimated iii.ii in) .i. nlal ■ "ihiiim from him would he Improi and If Mi« Chllda de ■in.l ii drnlal sh« rnuld >>■■ »i 'ii Mr*. Child* waa ala> .«••.-, nnil) ■ -iin fill not in matt* 'I' "'■■''• ■■' the i.|.i.ti. Neither could ah* <"■ In duced In nirimi i li, t-iiK.iK.nt'-iit Mnclal ill. m her* credit In* re |,,n i >-,| niKi^f ti.. in. although no de ni.ii.. confirmation . .ii be ••••■im-d. Urn. Whenlcr » now In I stroll In attendance at a meeting at iii. Nona of the K. >luli..n Mr* ChiM* m In Philadelphia. luiiinc ihe life of th* late Clkitk* W. Child* limrrul Jo* \\ i.. >-I<t wa» an Intimate frlrnd and OH" a fre ,in. nl vlallor a! til* .hi. During the tiaat Ihre* yewra Mm Chtlda ha* !«•■ v an Intermittent resident of ihl* city. Hh. la «li.Mil to year* aM and very much adverse to display. It i* «■»!-• t*l thai after th* »«•->. dinar th* future lmm» will b« on X strwt. OeneraJ Wheeler la by no mean* a wealthy man Ha la about M yi- .<i» of *«<-. Incendlarlom at Work. I.EIIANDN. l'« M.«> t-rarmera on B<>utli Mountain, aouth of Mon tana, have been engaged ■in« Hat unlay flhtlng an ugly f.'re*i nr«-. which had already dratroyed U MtM of Umber, The fire a* up (•arently of Incendiary origin, •■ the name* were discovered burning mer rtlr 111 thr*» pl«. > ■• ■ iniullaneou»l>\ REV. DAVIS ARRESTED Taken Up for Passing Bad Check* at Washington. WABIIINOTON, May »—Th* ax rral at th« M. ir,.[-nlii«n club ye»t*r day afternoon 'i r»r. We* ley •«\l*. .if New York and Wa»h Incton. on a chart" of taaulna* and i>.i»ir« w<>nhi»*a akai •>• haa raua. * I rrvat WIUHlai Dr. I•■vI al* »•> well known her* that at nr*> II via* thought hi* mint had b~n wroncly Mai anil thai th» cb<Mka «•><■ not riirti by Mm. Ttiar» waa no ml* lake mm far aa thla r--» however, ml Dr. !>«vl« admit* Itavln* ai*«n the rhecka. but ha* a *««rm!n«ly r. « tinatilo rx(>UnaUon of bow he hap rrnrtl 1., draw iiiiiiil a hank •■ fount which »•» eihaualed. ll* aa .him hie MaMa thai he will not hay* In* allaiXrat tnmbl* In ■•mirl .anna him**-lf from th* dimeully In which h« now I* . Payment Not Maim. mIIVAI.I.IH Or M May »-Il la lmtm«4 .»n what ta conald*r«d c --I authority that the BMa***%ara of the m in « colony did not akaaat the nr»t payment In the purrha** of land, atorea and mill" In th* vicin ity of Monroe, a* haa Imtn reported. Th« amount of the payment «a* tlft.MO ami wn due May 1. A. Wil helm, of Mint* who »>*• by far •li larg**t ini»rrat» Invnlvrd In the tranaaxtton, «ai-l yecterday to a <Vr vaitla man that the payment had not been mad*, and that an mm •tnn of on* w»»li had born «r«nt~l the r..1,.nv. Whether the payment would be forthr..mln»-ln a week waa a problem. Th* amount had not he»n paid up to yeaterday after noon- HE MAY BE LYNCHED Citizens Enragad at the Crime of John Sharp. • Mil.IN V 1 U.K. 111.. May (-John Hhurp of Palmyra, a btackamlth. la In tall her* charred with an at tempt t» «•• mil Kunl'-». th* *-ymr old .|nur»i''-r of I»*nl<-I H Macknet. fi tm<-rly manarrr of the It I. And r*wa company of (hla city. Public •entlmvnt la »« inwinl that rumora of l)ii< htiiK are twiii« made by the cltlien*. and the nherlrT of Macnupln county had brrn ii>-im<-l that Sharp *•■ In the city yeatentay. mil lam nl'ht when the child '1.1 her »tory hundred* of cltlxen* »tari.-t In pur •mi of htm. After a 10-mlle <-h«a<- Sharp M »rrr»!<-1 a* he waa reach- Inc hla home, lit wa* brousht back her* and placed In Jail Thta mnrnlnc the child *«• taken Into Rharp'* prracne* and drclared hew »a the man. The accused itnutly promt •■•l hi* Innocence. TO CONSTRUCT A LARGE LAKE Kansas People Building What Nature Deprived Them Of. WICHITA, Kan.. May t—One of thn molt attractlvo Irrlitatlon m ti.-m-'i Ip Jimt now Ink- completed In Central K.itm«». near the town of IMk Hon.l From <he look* of the lnn<W*'iip«- I- - ■ I• I• believe that there wa* plenty of water .ill over thl* r.'Klt.n at ana time and that for mm* r.-imon or another It ilrli-l up and ran away. There are frequent evl i. m . « of lame lake* that have irone dry In pajit crnlurio*. I "■• ■■' them, known aa the Cheyenne Ilottomii, I* Found rn'iir tha town of HoalnKtnn, :iii..iit M mile* long, 5 mile* arid and nttout 4.1 r-. 1 below the level of the *urroundlne roimtry. The. *<»tl I* too heavy for cultivation, but by .1 ru rlnu» Ini 'I'iit the Idea 111 »tiKK<<at r<l of utilising It as a. rearrvolr for 111 in..11 puri>o»e». ■MM >'■!!'• .IIC" the American cnuninc ■■arwilitlnn would hold an nual maatlmn at thla plae* »nd . li.i.mi. hound* up «nd down the bot tom of «lil» ml. Him I.in lake. A lutndaona olubhoun* »n» built on th« edge 111.1 iii tin- nppurtenanrea of pleasure and ' ..iiif'.i 1 were Intro duced, 1 >nr> day dark maimi'* of . lomti 1111110 rolling up from the ' northwe»l, unl when they bunt ——————— they left -i I. -I. of wa'ler several miles lone and ilv.- '■' six fMI daap on id" roiirslng grounds. II remain ,.i for ii. ii ii iin ■ ■ yrnirs iiiiiii ii finally evniHirated. II w«s perfect, ly apparent i 1,..1 Hi. Imllrmi wan watertight, and "' " nil III* ««»tc would be In in.- sinking up '•' th" moisture \.y Hi' dry air, Th«n It *»i propoMd l» make a permanent MM by digging a canal and lirlnglng »«• i,, from lhi Arknnmis river, thir teen mil. away. The work has been bo far completed that "'• water will lie turned In In a (Ml '!»>" ■"' fur. nlsh ii source of supply for nlx.ut 40.- Kg seres Of adjoining land, whleh Is now practically wonhlrs*. but will then hays a. value ■•( 11,000,000 or 11...1. ____! HE KNEW THE MAN And Died Rather Than to See His Sister in His Power. 11l lIKIMKII N. V , May »—lll causn his slater was to marry n msn he did ii..< like William Hosier, of thla village, drowned hlim-Hf enrly this morning by Jumping Into a can al used la furnish waler power for manufacturing purposes. I(.*im i «li.. was rook for <""iii|...m '; H«r ond New York volunteer Infantry In the war with Hpaln, tried lo end bis Ufa last Krlday night by taking morphine, and >• "I. I l.i . he drove the i . ...i who saved his life front his house with curses. lie also cursed nil who had anything lo do with bringing him back '•• life again, l.i.t week he was heard '■< say that before he would let his sister marry the man to whom she »«« engaged hr would shoot htm If hi' had to be hung the ii. i! minute. New Fruit Pest. MAI.KM May »— A new fruit pent >!•• made Its appearance In several orchards In the vicinity of Hal.-in It Is a small bug. similar lo what la known as the pea weevil, and works on the buds .if new grafts. H. I*. Kinihnll. of Polk county, orchard -Ist, saya the Insect seems to b» th« sam« aa MM that made Its appear ance several yrara ago. and attar appearing several y«ira ago, and after alarming fruitgrowers disap peared without doing any damage. . Suicide by Hanging. Til.I.AMi >'iK. Or*.. May t—Kric I'elerson, »h" haa been missing' from his farm on th» Miami. was found hanging '■• a ire* about «<»; 1 yarda from his house on Tursday morning. Us had Shawn signs of In sanity, having threatened his fam illy. who had left him for fear of , harm. ll* wu M years old. ■urglars at Grant's Pass OOA.VTH TABU.. Or.. May I.— While Mr. and Mrs. M A Cords were !in Van Francisco burglars entered their house and carried away ar- Ing apparel and Jewelry valued at 1600. The robbery was not noticxd by th* man who looked after the house, so that th* robber* hail sev -1 eral days' start. SKIPPED WITH THE MONEY ______ MM—U—HA It. C May »— W. « Jones, internal revenue collector for the Dominion of Canada In the tines land district, has skipped the coun try with the government rash, the amount of which haa not yet been k-eamed. lie had collected about a thousand dollars from Messrs. j Tiiomaa A <Jr*lg»r. which has not been accounted to th* authorities for. Inspectors Miller and Dill are her" from Vancouver Investigating | th* matter, and Jones Is M one knows where. The officers have reolved two dls-; patches, one saying h*< bad passed through fpokane In company with • Carrie freeman, and another stat ing he waa In Boston, Mass. It la a mistake about the woman, for she la In Hnssland. and no rrrdi - is put in the lioston story. The Investigation »<• far «hows that Jones commenced his defalca tions about the 17th of March last, and It I* thought they will am..tin' to at MSB* 11000 and |xa»»l«ly a great deal more. Thomas * Or»lg<"r received the last check they gay* Jones for $J«* M from Rpokane on the firm of thla month, which had been eaahed by Cnl. I. N. I'eyton. It Is thought he ' will be abl* In escape arrest. The people who were acquainted with Mr. Jones' dissipated habits of late will not be greatly surprised at this news about htm. Ills was a case of MO much wine, women and cards. ' ' ;■;' Advised Not to Lecture. CANTON, «>. May ».—The an nouncement ths>t Mrs, Anna }'.. Oeorgo will go on the lecture plat form haa resulted In a strong pro test from the women's clubs. The protests have been sent her by the leaders In women's reforms, asking that she keep off the platform. James Bterllng, who was on* of Mrs. fleorge's lawyers, and who Is now assisting her In the preparation of her lecture, haa also received let i ters urging him to dtssunde Mrs. A. Oeorge from lecturing on "Women's Itlghts." The writers any thai Mrs. Oeorge should settle down In a quiet place and be good and not pose aa th* adviser of other wo men. <£1 F?°° m w^ a rj WORKS WONDERS HERE. If you're a prospective suit buyer let us interest you in a value never offered before. THEY JUST AR RIVED—BUSINESS sins. Worth every penny ot 120.00. Our value figures will see them dispersed at $1 Ct°° J. REDELSHEIMER & CO- Strongest Top Coat Houso In tho Stoto, 800-802 First Avc, Cur. Columbia. ! J. F. ADAMS ; ! ■ ir.n.il.t.ii 18 Iba hUK«r. II■'«" ; 11 Ms. 61? Ixwl Hiifini, ktUttn ' ' \i ' Vfii«r and l«n N . [ AT I PRICE lii.inrdlr -. -ir,« M.., i.i,... Kill lm • -.! 1 fur «ul« wci-k A !*'■ - j.j.'- ri ■it v Trl>|>l>'ill(i !!-> 13M. MILIUiLuUN STETSON BROS. 1127 TESIER WAY Sell Imperial, Patent Hxcel lent, Centennial Best, Olympic and Pure White FLOUR For 85 Cents Per Sack. THi-plion* Main tfl. PIGOT A; IK liNCH GO. M tt •iMnjtoll SI., linn- l»« •■!.: j Linotype M Printini Machine In iin- s.»!!,». .t r» rami.h i> ■».. H*., at •IMH-lallf I'.w j .■!>'. BAVIS MDNKV l.f fifing •'•■ <"• all ..||-.>lui>li j l»»itm. . THE PARLOR GROCERY | *rkoB» !".»• ijr. 1329 iMM Ifntt Wm. J. DEAN * CO. SALE OF BROOM CORN largest Transfer Ever Made in This Crop. '■II \lil.l <T< ..V, [II May *.— Probably th* largest single shlp imnt of brown corn ever mad* in : th» hlalor of the crop «■■ mad. from this point jrenterday. A whole i traJn!«*d of too tans wer* put on j the mm an.l sen* direct to New York city. This waa a portion of I lam year's crop 1.. I I In atorage by MM Charleston Warehouse an) Kle- I valor company for an Indianapolis < nrin. which, finding the pressure to '•» *T»at from manufacturer* ami lit* price a far. one, 1-1 go of <h» Bluff lluyrr* have been, numerous ln-rr <a«- i»a*t w.-k. but !- <i brok ers, who hold over on* thousand Inns, rouM not be Induced to let «n, though on* manufacturing firm wanted 900 tona and offered a top price for It. The 1.-!!. r« of brush, leas than a. .1-.*. men. in the IlllnoU Central belt, will meet at TMeoM. today with brokers, dealers and th« manufacturers throughout th- coun try. It i •*«peeled that the prlca | will be put to i:'«> a, ton. Crap* Crop Threatened. HT. JOSEPH. M:> li . May » — There ha* been scarcely a. single va riety of fruit or berry that baa not lien declared a failure In a great er or }<■•» degree thin spring be cause of the severe winter. Now the report MM from Lawtnn, whl<-h la the largest grape district In th* central state*, that the entire grape crop Is ruined by the cutworms. A large number of the leadlnir (rev« ers fear tha crop, which last year reached over MM baskets, will b« redured In one-quarter of that amount unlea* the present warm weather continue*, which will in « ■ few days force the buds out of reach, of the worms. Asbestos Mine Sold. ■ATLANTA. Cla., May ».—The fa mruM a«l»«nt.>» mine In Sail moun tain in White county, has been »old for 1200,000 to ltar.croft * K«-nrU mining engineers, of London. The Ml.- on the baals of |MMM I* the greatest amount ever paid for a mine In the state of Oeorrla, not excepting that of some of the .1 mm.-« In the northern part of the state. Swallowed a Fishbone. BT. l.oriH. May ».—A fluhbone ho accidentally swallowed two weeks ago may MM the death of 1 >u vaido Jean Ilerre, of T*2f South Btxtk street. lie Is now at the city , hospital. The bOM penetrated the Intestines and blond polsnnlng In threatened. I«nrge abscesses have formed on tha boily. Might Have Averted Murder nAItDINKU, Me.. May !».-<-l«lm(l for dnmsirea to the amount of U.*. non have 1...-i nied agAlnst th* \\ . IT. Teli>gra|>h company for the non delivery of a telegram of warning, which. It la claimed, would have averted murder. The m<HH>AKi* was K.nt by LJaile Small, of Ittchmnnd, to her sister, Mamie Small, employed In •> Unnl- Iner shocshop, on th>« day that Ma nn. was shot and killed by Itrsdfonl Knights. The message was a warn ing to the effect th.il Untie had met Knights on the train bound for ■ ;.n lln.T. It Is sold that Knlß-hta had threatened Mamli- on *-veral .M-i-aKi.'iij* because she ptrslsttntly refuseil his attentions.