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N OWT EDITION TERRIFIC ASSAULT ON DALNY RUSSIAN STRONGHOLD EXPEC TED TO FALL THIS AFTERNOON AS RESULT OF DESPERATE ATTACK MADE BY JAPANESE ON LAND AND SEA CHE FU, May 14.—A Japanese attack from both land and tea on Dalny la in progrtaa. Early this morning five Japan*** erulssrs, a battl*«Hip and a gunboat cleared the channel and entered th* har bor at Dalny. They immediately opened a terrific bombardment on th' A J. Bp.n.s* army. ■is ..tim.fd -of ».000 m'n- .lmult.r,.ou.ly ..P.ned an attack on the town on land. The Rua.i.na are ...d to be c^al'iy .urrounded and th-re to ev.r, —- to bel.ev. that *•> will yield to the aaaault this afternoon. PORT ARTHUR FALLEN PARIS, May 14.-An unconfirmed report ia in circulation her. that Port Arthur haa laM.n. Th. r*port has It that th* Russian ,tr*r. B h.ld «ent down after a d.so*rat. cn o aoem.nt la.t.ng for many | hour,, in la*-* th.r* v..re 10.000 ea.ualti... PAWS. M»y 14.—A *p*v!al edition of the newspaper I* rrmi • l*tnU a St. Petersburg telegram r*U*ral lng th* rumor that Port Arthur ha* !.M.n. T*. ***** add. that Port Arthur fell after flerc* M«hUna-. •" • hi.'h It la e.tlmated that over IQ.tOO PRETTY GIRL IS MISSING L*la Layrßan. ! I years old and re markably pretty, her friends say, dt»app*ar»d front the Munod hospi tal wber* she lias been attending her brother, who la a patient ther*. . Nm has been mlstsioc *lnc« Thurs day, but this wan not known until Inquiries had been mad* for an ctlicr young woman staying at the I hospital, who had also mysteriously disappeared. The girls w*r* frlend»| and II ta thought they went away together. Mljs Layman won a Taluabl* dia mond ring and >-*d la her possession an uncut diamond valued »i tii. Her mother, who Urea at Selling bam. Is at a locs lo account tor th* action of her daughter, who, she says, displayed a. very marked affec tion for her sick brother. She thinks th« girl muat have been persuaded to leave In torn* way or for some purpose* against her better Judc nent. Tb* aae la In th* bands of the rolfce. STIFFEN WILL TEST LAW WnUa Steffen. charged with setting luaaat m the Madison Park pavilion without a license, volun tarily gay* himself up to th* police tats morning. Officers have b«en b>Teatl(atlng th* plar# and a war rut w»» sworn out for hU arr«t Tnterday. Pteffen ha* been tried twice before for similar offenses. Ha will t>« tried on May II before Jiwtie* Gordon. It la thought that | *>• will make a teat cas* of this one. as, he was successful In being cleared about a year ago In th* su perior court. ~ NOT GUILTY I M. Klin, who was arrested yester •»» by Officer Carr and charged with •pitting" m th* sidewalk, waa re »«*«d thi» laonlnf ty Jostle* George, aa h* proved that h* exp«rtorated on a croat walk Instead of on th* main *•*- Th* board of health haa asked 'Mayor BalHnaer to have th* ordl "■•M* against expectorating on the '*•■■« enfon-«d and It la g-<ing to « dona hertafur. SINGING BISHOP PRESIDING TODAY ' ' U« ANOELEP. Cal.. May 14. --;* h#» c. Mcf.-ab-. th* singing blsh *P, pr*«]iJed at today's conference of "* MethodUt Episcopal church. SIX DIVORCES GIVEN The following divorces were » "Bt*4 today in the superior court: Amanda Dam*!* from Leßoy Dsn »»». *n trouml of <l»wrtlon and n->n "PPortj Eva M»url J», k»on from ««»rt Jacks/,n. ..,.,. ; Bnd non . •JWort. J. r. I'lkua from Katie Ilk Ir.v. ', y and Incurable Insanity; e^L\ UckMn frotTl '^ur» Wrkaon. 1 -*"^° n: En>!l* H«gon from Har inela, *?*' deaertlon; Alb^-tJJur «•ertiV" from Clara Burmelnter, HÄ- were, killed. The new* was con realed Ln official • H. lea, though a personal friend of on* of Mi- *>fflc»r» of tt* general staff t» reported to hi\<- k«I4 lh*t »on»teinatlon la p^l,.- 1 on th* faces of all govern ment officials. TELEGRAPH BRIEFS BCRANTON, Pa, May 14—A tort**, hears*, two men And Iwo horn-« went tumbling down a to foot embankment at I>uryea this mornlni. Driver ■ I.uvrnder was fatally Injure!. Th- home* became, 1 frightened and ran away. Th* r» rn»lt • of P*t*r Bovaaat. wblrh war* In IIM hear**, wer* uninjured. They wrrr linn) on a mn-rt car and the funeral continued. UISSOULA. Mont, May 14 — Three new ca»e* of »potted fever, • fatal ilieeoa* following the bit* of wood tl< ka. were reported to lay. Special K«vernn!<-nt | hy»t. -i.ins here are inaklnc * etu>ly of the >llsraa«. HAN FItANCIHCO, May 14.— t'rsltctl State* Commissioner Ifea cock thin MTt ■ « ordered K. A. H> lo and 11. r. Dlgond held for trial at Washington in connection with land fran«l suits. They war* released on 170,000 bonds **< HITTE. Mont.. May 14.—An anonymoua Utter received by tb* chief of polk-« this rn->rnlng *-*y« Kl-I Curry. the famous train robber and outlaw, la In Ilurt« an 1 tbt writer will guide the police to him for halt of th* $5,000 reward offered by the expreas company for bis cap lure. HOUOHTON. Mich, May 14.—A heavy snow atarm envelopes north ern Michigan. Three he* have fallen at Calumet NIBCII. Berrla. H*y 4.—Klnt Peter and Prime r'eMln.ind mot to day accompanied by their foreign ministers. Their greeting* were af fectionate.* An Important treaty Is believed to b* the result* VICTOniA, n. C, May 14.—Acting Collector Newbury. of thla port, has Imposed a fine of 1400 upon th« Pa title Steamship company for each of the two attempt* Mil by It" ■team era to haul the Al-Kl off th» sand bar. where, ahe waa stranded laat week on her voyage up Beymeur narrows. The Collar* City first mad* an attempt to haul her off. but failed. Later the Ilumboldt attached a line and succeded In freeing the stranded steamer. ■TON, Mas*.. May 14.—Two hundred employe* of the I ionton * Albany railroad were Indefinitely suspended today as the result of an order to 'it expanses, dv« to a lack of business. MINNEAPOLIS. Minn, May 14.— I The Jury cane of Dr. A. A. Am**, former mayor, on trial for grafting, disagreed today after deliberating sliw* Thursday afternoon. BT. PBTEJUTOUnO,* May 14.— Ninety tub«s of serum have been shipped to th* various war camps to prevent a spread of contagloua dis eases. A floating hospital of suffi- ' cient alia to accommodate 1.000 men will it- established on the rtttr at Harbin. CHICAGO. Mar 14 The lmm»nae felall dry good* bunlneaa of Srhl»«ln t't It Mayat st «i.!« and Madison *tr—-** was today sold to Harry O. H.ifrl-!«r of Marshall Field * 1., tor I' f«".■•••. H. '• \w- srrers his connec tion with Marshal! Field It ('■•. I-AHIH. May II -Colombia and Pert! announced this afternoon that they had ■)•■ 1.1..1 to sppnlnt Spain as the arbitrator to arrange tha boundary riur«tlons In the dispute between th* twi countrlr*. W'ASHINOTOK. V. '• . Mny 14 — MlrttiUr Const! at I'rklns; cable* th« mats drpartmrnt that the Chlne«<i «t«.v«ri:rni-iit has »|lv»r) htm renewed and mtiatmetorj a«mr«nre of it« neu < trality ■fir ■ il.«- rontlniiancn of th* I war between Japan and Itusala. SAN JI'AN. May 14 Th« ITnltod The Seattle Star SI All! ) WASUINGTON.SATUKI)AY, MAY 14. 11*04 SCENES IN A RUSSIAN STRONGHOLD JOE GANNON TAKES DRASTIC MEASURES •AVB HE EXPECTED H-L AND HE DOESN'T INTEND THAT ANLBODY SHALL BE HURT IN ILLINOIS REPUBLICAN CON VENTION npiUNomaj}. ni.. Mar i« — Grim *«• th» mull- r-«tln« on the ! features of various Republican gubernatorial leaders this morning when th» convention inn for th* third days' «r*alnf) of « hat ha* b««n th« moat notatil* political battle In th« «Ut«'« hlntory. When th« convention w»a ralli to or-It It tat opon » volcano. ••Thorn way b.i hell h»r» this mom inf. and I don't propoa* that any one shall tip hurt." p.ii.i Chair man Joe Cannon, na he (ayr or !<-i» for tha potlc* to clear dM aide*, tAkltir control from Yale*, th* «<■: ltr;int-.it-arrni>. Tb« slttctnth ballot waa then called It »h<»»fl but en-' table rh»n(t-. whii-h w.ia m gain of IS rotea t.y 1/nrd'n. Th« 'Ir»nry roll c«lla continued un til V> ballota had t>»»n tak«-n without material change, at th« conclusion of which the convention took a recess until 3 p. m. Th* last ballot atood: m m HUE! emu — Th" report of it,.- finding of little IT- »»tl Jl«k*r near Olympla. which wan i in uuii'ti I.t«t night, turned out -l.iv to !>«■ another utory without foundation, and llm officer* "' the law Hti.l th* parrnta of th« ml»n.« buy ■r* !■•• ntar^r a aolutton of the prob lem of th* Ji'iy'p <lia.ip[K urniirn today than thry mm HiH da>a vi,". «he>n b* • ■■ text alcht of. Th« drowning Ihi n la Irrnmlni mure trnerally bellevad. ami ii. »r -->m»'iii« «r«> h*tng complrt*'! to day for th* »i .ir, Ii tnniorrow of tha cnait on th« >• . «i.tlv ald« <•! th<* Round, ex • t|.l.ilti»<l lii yi-'ilrrdnv ■ Htar. Th« '■•■llli « of MM bay »l ' Kite I« Harbor la being completed to* day. Ii until iio'in today the anarch had been fr'.lll. Ml Chl«f of Coll, a l>»lan»y tlil» morn- Ing rind ■ rnnvrsatlon nv«r thn long- Ul«titit>.« itUj-h -i,» mli Hhviitf Me- Til X MAIN HTHKKT OF NK\A t'MWA N'J TMEMV. ' NT AT WKWi ll» A NO. Tate* lit l»*rd*n 40». Deeneri'tTJ. | ll.uf.lin ll», Warner Si. Hherman 61, rierr* || tlniulp I* tttong of > '"i',Mn» between Dunn anil Ham tin « nil frillßriNWr H. .v «or ,|,. other dark hor»e to r*c*lv« th« gubernatorlaj nomlnntlon. Th» aeaalun y*«terday afternotm wo* attended by Mnwttlofial feat ure*, a* ballot after ballot « .. an nounced with no changw In tha r» •ult tha exclii-ment In. i. ,*-,\ Again 1 and ajrain Chairman Cannon had great difficulty In reiitorlng order, cnualna: th« Inimitable <»; I Iliinol* cungreaaman to remark: ** "Thla I* th« d—dem 1 rot. || erer Mir." At MM time he threatened to ad journ the convention to the nlat« capltol hull-lit. and esf*lu<!e all apnrtatora. Heveral Ineffectual attempt* wer* 1 made to atun;ped« th« convention, which yum finally.adjourned to 10 o'clock la*t Qlght until thl* morning. Clotty of Thurstoo county, during I which th* latter a**tired th* chief I that, there, ww nothing In th* »l.»r>- of | th* child having ti#en found near oirmpa* Bherlff McClotty «.ll the m«n who had reported having found a boy, whom h* thought mi r..»tt Maker, ■tnppml at a irttler** home In a lonely ■ •pot »everal ml!e» out from Olympla ; ye»t«rday. ll* t .ii. .-,i a Hut* Iw.y about the lUtu-r child* age runnlna; about, and rtmnrkrd that he win a 1 bright little r««o« Th* woman at th* houan repllnd that h* wan that; that he had been Iher* but a wrek. and that they wer* already In I'm with him. Trill wayfarer, »i,.> lil •■ .[.|.. it In , for dinner. Immediately cnlled to mind th* dlaupp'aranre of Prewrtl llnkrr. II- iked again at th* child and thought ho drtertrd a rr»»rnlil»nr# ■ l-twiti him and th* |iu!>ii»he,i |.lr • ture* of thn tnlniilrig boy. 11. aalii nothing of II al II.<• time. but ii« ■....!, «• tin bad rtten hl» <lln-, ncr h" ru-li. .| off lo torn hunted' up the ah*rlff an reported that I* h«d found the ml*«lng hoy. Hherlff MrOlotty went ..ill l.i th* aeiilira pHMN with th« man tht* WUfllllM and found that th* settler, *«« one of th* i:i«>»t rraperted null bent known *ettlera of i buroton . lointv. mid that tt\\ rhllil wna a lit" tle orphan taken from an orphan*.* •n fc-it-.i. Th* cottier nnd bU wlf* had adopted thp Ultl* f»l ■ GIVE HIM A GLAD HAND flßl.Ll.VnilAM, Mar II >Altxrt n. Hm Iho !Ui-.ihlit-»n i,..n,!i." fur gavernor of Wathtnfton. and ih« Kliilcuin rount)- .1rin»!l'«. return- Ing from it.' i •mm convention, mm •*■>■' >•' enthuvUsth- reception on lf.».r arrival i>>m« yesterday. Ap l«r*«t> half of tii« population of th« town wrrtol out and proc*fd»< to th* (Jriiot, t»her« tb«y nn-t the train. Th* prnrenlon maxliH u»- i>—u •trwrt i* 11. corner of llollr. i"«r Hi* b«*la«*« c*nt«r at th* town, where • h» «j» fnail' and In rr«pon*« to the gMKtal clamor Mesd nad* a few feUcltlfi* remark* to th* crnttd. rx» ptraring'ht* appreciation of th* great !<•< , '!•• »iv»i him. Th* parade then pro«*«<ik« to Mead* re«ldmo«. ToAlafM a Ui ratification meeting will '.. hel4, la Ilirk • theater. In which fwo;il« of the c«imty and '■!■ --iiii>ld|f from Hkadt and Man Juan ißalln will jiirtl ij*t«.. 1200 KILLED CONSTANTINOPLE, May II.—A report t*achert her* today that 800 'J'utka and »00 Armenians wer* killed In » fight In th» Baaauun .ll> trlcS Jlilitliiß haa been reported In 1 hi* .Ulatrlct on a*v*r»l 0,, .1 «..,■.■ la • •!> * COSSACKS SOUTH OF YALU RIVER ! i .NIM'K May 14. Th.- l*»nlr»l Newt (snrreapondent nt Peoul report* I thai '2,«0 «'irk« have renrhed K)it Nang| provlnc* of Haiti R l«nSi In NiJrthca»l«rn Korea. The corre npnndent farther report* that a body of < '•«*«■<■*> rout a band of Chi- ItMf tnlC*nd* at >■ vi, a few mile* / ■ -ill. ■)[ the Thlu. Japane** g«intiii nip* have )>••< v dl*pntrhed to quell dlaturbanOH ajain the Urn. of the fteoui-Huaan rntlwar, EN ROUTE TO THE FRONT IHKITTBK. May 14—Admiral Hkry.l- I !"ff poa*ril through hot* todHy en ruut* to th* Far KaiU "WE'VE GOT THE FRANCHISE ALL SHOT TO PIECES NOW" "We might m writ give Vtn n. few i.mm .•«»i' |ii'i'iiuN<i we'vn Mil? Hit l|,. 1 I ,1. 1.,. ■ Ull !■■'! '" pieces." lii thin iniiffUMtrt* Councllmini Mul - len . : ,Himiil/. .1 11.. dnlnga <■' the cor poration* committee ut ii« turning y**terduy afternoon, irb« It* mem bers, finding that ii.. -. ••>ui.i not bluff out iii» American Improve ii,. I.i company by proponing piohlb- Itlv* ri.mtii h and <t«-i.«>ltiw nation, fi nely showed a wllllngne»s to rotn |.|.m ■ • mutte-ra *oinewlii*tar»il «rrr u[>nn a II franchla* v.iii would M suitable to Hi-- committee. •1 i,,, franc-tils* u» It no* Hlaii'ln la not satisfactory t» th* -officer* of Hi" Ainerfvurt , Improvement com pany, him! whether they will (I. ri-p' It remain* to be seen. However, by Uif tlm« the corporations i mum. irtintl» l.i»« k to the council Hi ut body may agree to »trlk* out the m»r«' ob jectionable- feutuif* agreed upon by tll# ciilllllllltrr 11 ... hupprns that tl>f eoiinc-llmeii who I ... . been moat untngonliitlo to giving away ft finwhlM! by mean* of win. the people of (In «-H> <«" g*t i hi ■„(. (it ar« member* of the corporations romlttee, Councilman Murphy. > >.i<- ■•■• i ■ '"• '>'■■» have al ready riuiiii 11..11 denim to gr«nt the fnnchlM •• It originally atood. and other*, who have not hfi4 «> op portutilty to offlclnlly conaldrr th« mutter. »r* knuwn to ire aimllarly iiim....-! Thrr« hi hardly a doubt hut that ii,. fr»»ichla» m It now • Illlnli t-.iul'l )>'• pUMWiI 11.-.lllt-'ll it'■!>' by thf counrtl. Howrver. th<» ooipnratloniroinnilt t««p will h»ve on* mor* opportunity for <it»a*ctlon. The <l<«-uii)«-nt inu^t l.» drawn up In proper form »nd whtn It ta again <•.' ki'V I the rn<>re a,ntagnnl*tla mrmbera of the com mitt"- may tak« a4vant«g<- of the opportunity to Inject otb«r objrc ttonable fi-HlurM. The aallent ft«tur«« of th* fr«n rhl»<-, «« ««re«»d upon by the com mlttM r**l#rda> afternoon, «r« th«» follow g . Th#.prtc«« charg*<l will b« Jl for lllumlrailiK a;a» and H wntu for ru«i ■•■ for "••• nr«i I* jmtm dur ing Ihe fie»t to yeatw Ii will b« r« --doce-d to W r*r,i* and *5 r*tit» r» --«p"-tw.!) t ami »t th» »"1 of If"' p«r!od It will b* reduced lo to tents for Illuminating irn* and <S cr,ln tot f"' jraa. Om to b« furnlahed th» till will >>» given front th* be g'.nnltiK for W r,.r,1» an.l will >•* r» dttfed In proportion to th» other re ductions. Th* city rtwrrw the rig-ht'to pur cbaa# th« i ]»• ' and main* nt the ex piration of IS )-t*r» nt an appraUed value Th» plant I* forfeited to the city If It Ma* Mir Tor »l* morttha. Nu merous other provUlan* provlrje for It, forfeiture !o the city If the plant U net operated properly, i.i t» """I to • rtrnipeting company. The <^.ii,|.«i iiiu»< put up within CO day* trier th* pAsaag* of '••" or dinance l».o<w of government bonds • nil »K>MO of surety bond* to "'i'» th» eonatmctlon and operation of the plant. The fiar I M expire* Ii SO ■*•!• Th* company tnu*t b* at work In #very ward In th» oily laying malna wlthtn »0 day* after the granting of tn» fr*nchlM, Ii mu*t Uy » mile* of main* by TVcetnber. IM «i>d ere^-t a plant with a capacity of 1,000,000 cubic fsol dally. Within vi ilayt from th» time th<*a« « mllet ar* rompiet^d the company la com pelled to furtilah can to any hnut« owner or tenant upon th« written application of not lew than 10 other person* living in 40 »rr»>a of eontlg uoua territory, and within a r»i»!u» of half • mile. Any pennon overcharged la a,t!ow#\l to cotlect from th» company upon proving it. to times th« amount of th* overcharge. The go* mu«t be of r-c»nd?e pow er and a. «tui ln«|»»"-t«r will be ap pointed to •*• that It la Th»M provUlona wer» agreed upon after a#\#ra! hour* of dl*cua«lon and after Judge noger 8, arecpe. repr« *«ntlng th" American Improvement company, had scored th# committee for proposing th« many outrageoti* amendment* that were planned Mil In ••■■ r.t meeting* of the commlt- la*. From the Winning tIM feature of th» m*tter that ha* i"'*''"l onil dumfounded the '•■ lit.* mo*t In 111'- wllllrtgne** Of th* company. an linu'iul In MMI corporation*," to ■tibmit to any rensonahl* reatrle tlon*. At 11. rnf^ttnr yeaterday af ternoon tht company m .-»!<• • tIU more o.>nif««l'»i» to iihow Itf iroo'l filth and th*-member* of the committee concluded to give up the attempt to •lay the matter further. Councilman Itudu and Mullen i *eeme<l to take it fl"tull«h 4<'llßht In jumping on the franchl** and ln«i*t- In* ■!" th« unju»t provision* that the committee had proposed. For n while It looked ■• though Rude might break a Mood ve»»iel. nil he vlgoroualy >i-«.iil<-J the grunting of liny cnnreacloim that would give the company i fair ahow. Up denounced the method* of cor poration* and the giving nwav of franchises—a speech which would hnve *oun«le<l very good had not he with other member* of the commit tee, but a (imv hour* Iwfnre defended the Heattle Klactric company nk-nlnM th* chnrge» made agitlnul It* nervlee by I'rmldent Gill and SUilronu 11.-i(ci.t- citlcem. Th» company* representative* had '<■> fight nil the other Ulljiixt amend ment* proposed. One of them, for Instance, provided for the rlty'gpur rliniiiiK the plant at any time de ■lrabl*. "We absolutely cannot content to puch a prnpuKltlon," Mid Judge Or»ene. "it would make It Impo* »lMn to mII our bonda, "Who wants to invest $1,000,000 In financing, VOL. 6. NO. 73. COUNCILMAN MULLEN SO SPOKE FOR THE COR PORATIONS COMMITTEE YI.S'l EKDAY — DOL IAK GAS COMPANY HAS PSOIABLY HKCEIVED IIS I'INAL KNOCK FkOM ill'- OPPOSITION Hturtlng mid I<ull<!liik ii plant, know- Ing that It cmi i.i- tttken nv.il> from him ut M»y time? If you trixUt uih.ii xii< ii .< provision you ■■■■ 111 be killing the gnoae that lux the golden egg. Any J.ruvlalofi thut i!.itn.>« the flnaiiclal worth of thla fran< hIM will net to th* city* detilniPiit. The » bela prnponltlon tnuat have flnan <■!«! f'.iiiiiiy. Whit you want I* jUtrung coni|i< tllluii und to y t It you ■ inunt get mmtlirr atrong r.unp.iiiy lln the field. \\ ■ 1.1 .< blieudy uan j»i»-iit'-J in h. fi..i.. l.lm- in.lie liberal itliun any otl»r ever taken lii the. jl'iiltf.l Mated." In itla<uai>liiK the aj|iipifllluil to iii.ilo- the company turn ovt-r t y r '•■lit of the compnny'a annual earn ing* to the city Ho urn cprung th* report Unit a Cleveland t:n com pany «ii» rurntshlnf gas at 71 cent* Mini atlll giving a p^rcentag* of lta re<rlpta \. t the clly. A little quf-B tlonlug, however, brought out the fact thut the company li.m a monop oly an.l that It had been catubllnhi-d ii year*. -, who la not n wmM CUT TO PIECES EVEIIETT. M,-,> K.-W'inUm A. i:rlck*on. aged 25. mat i!.-uth In v horrible Till ..I McNeeley's No. 2 •hlngU mill at 4 o'olo mlwialj afternoon. While pulling bolt* from a drajr a*» hta houk slipped and he fell backward directly upon th» huge bolter clrruUr saw, and the m-xt Inntant hi* head and alt his limbs wrrc cut from hi* body and scat tered upon the mill floor, lie. was a man of family and had several chil dren. Kil.k- had not long been employed at the .Mr.NV.-Uy mill. Th* Inqueat will be held tomorrow. HESism PRESIDENT C. E. FOWLER OF THE PARK BOARD IS OUT C K. Fowler returned from the |<*rk board at It* ininmit lan night, rivinif •■ his reason m presa of pri vate bualncs*. llr «aid he regretted that he could not devote auffldent time to park board work and thought It would be better for the city M well an for hlmaelf to with draw In favor of another. He man president of the board. Mayor Ilalllnjcer teveral daya aso tendered a place on the bout'l to C. J. Fmlth. who »an accepted. UNDERTAKERS STRIKE MAI.OA.May 14.—The undertaker* atruck her* today becau*« high ta*es hiivt reduced their income, to practically nothing. DIED SUDDENU . Mr*. I.uoy Campbell -lied audden* Iv In her room at £310 Third avenue of heart dlaeaae aotne time last eve ning;- Her hutband, J. M. Camp bell, on returning to the room last night at 11:10 o'clock discovered the body. Mm ■■!■•■, a roomer In the same hou«e, heard aorneone moaning but thousht it 111 Mr. Campbell, who had been alck. Deputy Coroner Arnold Ml notified and took charge of the remalna. HAD FUN WITH THE EMPEROR ; i st ri 11 i:snn:n, M. 14.—A i to employed In the palace of the c«nr ha» been placed under military reitralnt becauae M han been play- Ing ] ranks on the emperor. The lad Ila iutld to have kept his Imperial majeaty In a fretdtlniost continuous ly. One of hi* chief amuftcmenta waa to place ,i large army of toy Jap aoMlera on his inajcaty'a wilting | ile»k and then hide behind a door and watch the cxara dlacomfiture v Inn hln m.ij. «■ laid , ),* upon the tin aoldiera. Another diversion tli 11 aeemed to appeal to the puce was to fill the csar'a bed will) buttons rut from the < mparoi ■ >>« n uniform. 1 Tim piige'a mind U aald to be un balanced. THE ONLY PAPER IN 3EATTLI THAT DARES TO PRINT THE NEWS j •5 CENTS PER MONTI present at the meeting, all«if»«l th* committee, members on that propo •ltton wry suddenly when b* asked th- (juemion: if th« gas can be manufucturrd In Cl«v«land at'7S «.iii». why Is it that the ONtMWr Light and rovi<-r company cannot manufacture ,i for |MI than ll.'jiV "Th« old company," he continued, "was granted a franchise to charg* thla price and was charging It pre< vloua to Its consolidation with th* f'i ittli- ..a and Klectrio company. The '"iii...|i! csumpany reduced Urn prtot an noon a* It saw th* American Improvement company was liable to «rt In here, but that waa through fear of competition. "Thi-re la a provlaton, however, in both franchlaes now owned by th* Be.ittl* IJtchtlng company giving th* council th« power to fix th* rates at ■ny flicur* which can be proven No> » .ii.ihli. Aitiiouirh the councllmen »r« aware of thin provision they huv* taken no step* to tnforc* It, although they hay* been vary care* ful to se that th» AmerVian Im provement company shall not ovrr < li«rK- consumers." GOLDEN WEDDING PARTY Mr. .iii.l M:«. BMsi H. Otborti en tertained a number of frlenda i at night at their r<■«: !<n «• near Laks Washington ■ honor of the 'oir<i an niversary of the wedding of Mrs. Onborn's parents, Mi. and Mrs. Uzr* Meeker. SPIRITED HER AWAY The <-.:«• of Victor GoMrich, » French vagrant, ■ charged with liv ing from the earnings of fallen wome n. Ml flat In the police court this morning. The state wan confident of proving the charge against <;, ;] --rich, but at the last minute the main witness for the prosecution. Mar»-n --ret Doe, an Inmate of the Kittle Purls house, a brothel In the re stricted district. could, not '- found. Mm had been spirited away. Th« whole lower part of the city was K-nrched. but no clew to h«r where fil.'.iitu could be obtained. Without the temlmony of th« woman, who la on* of Ooldrieh's slaves, ■ convtctlon wan impossible. Goldrich is the reputed king of the monsters of this type. He la claim ed to have had a political pull with the Uit administration and denlrt* in retain It with the present. Mayor Dalllnrer, however, says the French men »hall not remain In the city. TURNER TALKS HI. KANr.. May It-Former Sena' tor (2M>rse Turnrr, who baa been 1 re <;u. Nt mentioned as a candidate (of governor on the Democratic ticket. Mid tonight In an Intenrlew: "1 have been honored by th* Demo cratic party of thin state aa Its chotc* for the vice presidential nomination. 1 believe, with i'rt-aldrnt Lincoln, that It Is bad policy to swap horse* in th* middle of the stream. Moreover. while It Is flattering to have, friends susirest that I am the only Democrat who could carry the state, I am not vain enough to believe it. There, ara scores of Democrats who can be suo cessful this fall, any one of whom would make a macnlflcent governor. On* of them ought to be, and no doubt will, be nominated." Mai-v of Turner's friend* had pre <li. t«<l that be would be a eandidat* in the event that McDride failed to to nominated by the Rrpubllcam. Tur in r »v..',.,! making a statement on tlir matter before the Republican coo vention met. The Bpokectnitn-Revlew announces editorially that It will not support th* ' state Republican ticket. EXPLOSION CHICAGO. May -Five men ware seriously Injured, one of whom. Captain Conway, of the fire depart ment, probably fatally. In the ex plosion of gasoline In the basement of the fashionable Monterey apart ments this morning. The tenants, panic-stricken, fled from the build ing, which was not seriously dam aged. BLEWSAFE NEVADA, Mo, May 14.— Burr blew the snfe of the Farmers bank at Met* this morning. They en oap< .1 nil 12,000. Superior Judge TaJlman today granted ii divorce to Mm. Kimn.i Tinker on ground of non-support for ten years.