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At This Time of the Year It's Much Needed— lt Has Done Much Good Once a Week--Now We Are Going to Try It DAILY for Awhile — Watch for It
The Pioneer One Cent paper of the Northwest -NIGHT EDITION. Star's Suggestion Meets With Favor -rue Ltaist-ATURE WILL WITHOUT DOUBT PASS a BILL AP pHOPHiAI MONEY «*<.q a OIFT TO THE NEW CRUISER WASHINGTON fir* |*gl*latur* will. without •out,*. p»«s * H!l pi.it lilting ! money tor a suit*'*!.- gift fur th* new ' enAM feWUBftW. ■Til. Stir suss***! lo Oovernor Uetll SUturd.*'- that this should ba Jit, sad dirts ird letters ta IJeu trrint Governor to.ii. |<t*sl.|rnt of Iter aw*** 1 ***** Sl ,r *r-''r Megter of ■t« Souse, ..king thrin to u*e> their mtt&At* on behalf cf such a ittcas «rt •e*»_.j afternoon Correspondent lain jy»a wired The Star fiviii CHyniplc. i^si aisay ef the senators were In |,i.l ntrii-i'" c Jill i»tii>n 111 manner for the honor of having B B*ns**»lv'' of Ih" Kvergreen *t»t* a th* "R»w n*vy," A bUI *UI »>*>*• b* prepared and h.trv-1 . : calling for on •, , ■ ■-. rid ttaa Jute -'' rnu.-h wilt be »pent for a c I t* «*i« Washington I* rim known. It will probably aa* be a* Urge ss &»t expended In sotti* state*, owing It th* fid that Ihe it!fi.*i"l itl-'ti* t&vttiy si**!* by th* legislature ar* 4sng*r«i...v el*** 1o the Itmll now. tat a*v.r*l of th* senators stated Uat tkry f*U sure ,t,a * enough *«a*v would be> appropriate t to ftxitii* the new cruiser with a sil v- eervtre. an organ, a s*t of tl.it* aaj . .Iter iv or some •*»*■ appro priate jrUt*. i Murder and t_ »* *. •_■ Suicide YOUNG ITALIAN DISAPPOINTED IN LOVE KILLS THE OBJECT 0* HIS UNREQUITED AFFECTIONS ANO ENDS HIS OWN LIFE AT GEORGETOWN Ma Oerti* Aj*al*-i, a young Ital ha aiuow, was shot and instantly MM si th* hot - of A. floitalno. at Gtortt'eva. last evening by Cas- M* Valentine, . rejected suitor. After h« had Mai a bullet directly thnagh th* heart of the woman he I acrid. Viieat-.n* placed the mutate j at ii* r*»utv*r to his own .pie t sad r.red . shot which Instantly ended his 11!* ,' Mrs Iwitta-aii who employed Mr. ' I—alto a* a doavrst-e, waa In an i tdjotslßg room wtcn the shots I wtrt fired, hat there was no actual *lfae*t t.i th* trtgedy. -_. heard ill that vis said, however Mrs Assalto had b«*n in Am. •st a few month*. SI..- was th* aether of * :4-year-old boy. who an beta in tat at the Holtaino __■* Valentin* *«_ violently lnfatuat ti with th* young widow, but ah* «**d nothing for him. She com ftaiasd to II iloltalno "... i.. an ■M.'ed her sad tried to avoid seeing to •*•*« he called on her 11. •ai rtry sag,. *• ber treatment of j Ma *vad ha! threatened to prevent ■ hw aM.rri.i_a to soyeme else. Lai* yesterday .fiemoon V.len th» <*.;*-; the Bot-aino home __™* admitted him. Mrs. -Auitu was at the time In the next "*• pairing ... a mandolin J** staging Valentine called to Iw •ad the young .man *7 f" singing and relur- Jsf'U' went to him, Mra Bol __■*! -eft the room. After t few' •set's la Italian Valentine handed FRIGHTFUL EXPLOSION CBy tcrlppa Niwi As* a) *REE._INO. Feb. 21.~Tw0 men JW» killed tad six serlomly In- Wat In the explosion of a boiler at **■ Providence mine. na*ar St. «l-e*v.. »' ,l * »'!«>. k thl* morn- S*-,The dead are Frank Miller and " Manty, ATTEMPTED TO BURN HOUSE __!*■ ** **•'•"■ from a horrible "»'» Iry fire, the wanton cleatruc ~*(1' » home and the probable •PPr'henslon of an unidentified in 'H'liiry is due to tb* heroic worfc -__£__"•■ A- Knowle* and CotV '■"Tor MrKuen. of the* Mad'son **m rable Un*. ttat f or their g'»M action la»t .Saturday night ***• f*slUtnc. of J. S. Jen.en. at Member* of the houia* -• ... i that the tuggvsllon wa* a i ,i,i..". tm* and tttiti no doubt a measure calling fur »v. tt an appropriation WOttld be favorably received by the house, i The bill will 1-. ' ' . |>»v* In the senate. 'I think The Hl.tr I* tight." sail -*e»-r*tary Jam** 11, M.lkle. of th* Chamber of c'oitimerce, Ihla after nooli. "Tho *t.tt.* ccttrfinl) should present th* new rrulter Wai.hlng. lon with a *llver *ervlr*. or some. other ii ; i.. 11 i.,ie gift. I cannot si-e.-tk for the chamber, but t ran. speak for myself, and I can any that Ihete will surely be one vote In fa vor of ii I. -... litis to tba legisla ture* that an .| i ■ -..- i in..., i.. mad* for the, putpo.e In vane the matter come* up before' ihe chamber. I think, however, that there wtll be Utile nred to urs* such a ttlll or lobby for It In any way, ss Wash ington want* to do the right thing by her new namesake, ami I do not think there, would be any opposition to a bill asking fur an appropriation, t am quite sure. In cva* the Icglala ture fail* to taka such action, the peopt* themselves will raise? the. money, and tn such a caae, I think th* Chamber of Commerce would •t*rt the subscription off right ami «*# to tt that the present vvntil.l I, ( no *habby niie." Mr* Aitsalto an alarm .-!•- '* wrap ped tn paper. Why he did so Is not known, but It Is thought he msy hsve ■weal the timepiece from Mrs. Aa.... n Th* woman turn*.! to put th* clock away and aa »he turned her bark. Valentine drew a $*-ea!!ber revolver and Hred at her The bul let pas*. ,1 through her dresa, but did not touch the .kin. She save a cry of terror, but her raurderou. lover caught her In hi* arm-., pre** M the to nil 1' of the gun over her heart and fired. Death was tnstan taneotia. Valentine l*t the woman's dead body fall to the floor and step ping to tha cither side of tbe room fired a bullet Into his brain. Mrs. Roltatno rushed Into the room just In lime to s.— Valentine fall to the floor. Kb* ran out of the houae to call for assistance. Mr. Holtalno waa sick In bed an. could do nothing to help. Deputy Coroners 8. V. Wlfale and Harry Arnold went at once to the scene of the shooitog. Th* bodies were brought to Seattle to tbe Bon ney.Wstson morgue, where a post mortem examination will I** held tonight. The facts in the .aw am so ■ar thaa no Inquest will be held. Mrs. Asaallo was *"■! years of age. Befrir- coming In live with tha Holtaino*. three weeks ago. she had lived in Htselyn for two or three. months. Mr*. Bollalno thought a great deal of th* young woman and Is prostrated. Tbe murderer llred In .Heatt'e. but his address here Is not known. He was a teamster. •■: ■■ Madison street, would have been burned to the ground and Baby Jensen and the mother would have perished. Kortunately both wore awakened tn time and escaped before the flame* had any head way The fire department wa* called out ami the home saved. In the basement was found the telltale remnants of th* dastardly plot, a pile of saturateel rags and a bottle of roal nil Both conductor and rna.-.ir man saw the man. who (tad at the spproach of th* rescuers. The police are unable to solve the mystery. Who the man wn* and what hi* motives rare I* still a question of doubt. Jensen was not at home. Attempt | murder auel arson lies al the door of the file fiend. THEY OBJECT city Rerlpp* Newt Ass'n.) TOPEKA. Kan.. Keb. 20.—The c Ht Producer** association ha* engaged rlenator Kttspatrlck and Reprearots* live IP - kn ii. to go to Waehtrigtnn to opiio** the transfer of the Ko*ter I lease -. In Indian Territory to tha _ttand»re] cell company. The I a delegation In e-ongr*** tvlll be .-k. I ulsci to oppose tbe transfer. The Seattle Star SI- A 1 II I*. WASHINGTON. MONDAY. 1 I l.b'l'Al •''. jo. tgc.s. *«***************! * The eat her * a * * Spotter : A a *,»♦*♦» M»««l**Mlj Tonight and Tne.il*.. Occational Raa.- t'.ii.i.i 1......j'-i, ■ a igh South , Will Wind*. Wat till* hand—lt rnuve* and trill i*il th* i.aav e-i i. mt , !.,t..i. fur | Ih* p*tt Jl hours. P3OW 45 r _ Tha iiiiiiiiinifii »• w temperature on A 3:* • Hie e.f filial thcr- . munieta-r In th« 1 30 •'"* l *•* —Mr. a-at registered ___J 25 *t 5 tl'rlcerk .Pi ttil* iitnriiliig at 1 20rfl M v, wt«.*. STOPPED BOMBS RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES SEIZED SMUGGLED MISSILES IN TENDED FOR ANARCHISTS elli ae-eirr-a V... Asaal I.OS'IHIN. .'tab. 20.—A dißjiatrh to th« t.entral News Agency Ir.ini I '. • ;-..-■■ :i no the. r..i. '. frontier, stair*, that the Itumlan ..■■■-. hat* »• -j; ■ '. a shipment of a large, quantity of tinmha which were* uc- Ing -in .. ■_.:• I across tb* bonier, ap parently for ansr. Mitts. CONFESSES HIS GUILT John Thoma*. a tool t - .... burg lar, arrested by the i-h-.- |a*t Mat ui-lnv aftetnesm. ha* been formally accused of burglary, .III* ronfc*. slim lo i'atrolmau Kelly will lead lo a direct Information being fllecj ■gainst htm lv tbe superior it Through description and ether in formation Patrolman Kelly and rti'titp-.. after several days of work on Ihe rase, hounded the thief down, and when he ateppad Inlet Hluinrn that'* :. ;..,...,, i shop, he wa* "spotted* snd taken Int.. . -.-'-• I • Th* poll.* have on* wllnr*o again*! Thorn**. IL K. Khancm in. brother of Patrolman Bbannnan, who was *hot and killed while at tempting to arrest a lawbreaker on Third avenue. *f»m* year* «gu. Hhaiietnan ran positively Identify a quantity of lead* found In the peat. • ■.-•■ of Thoma* Bt tb* time h* pawn- them. Thorruia idmlta the* theft of toed* from various places. tt. i: Khnn*tn«n I* at present councilman at South rnk t'atrnl men Kelly and Phillip* hava rerov* ered a lot of unlelentlfte.l tools pawned by the tool house burglar. WILL SHOW THEIR HAND The Ht. Elmo taalemn Ilren»e will be placed on It* final pa**.tge to night, and when the vol* la taken It will become evlalent who la who In th* council. Iledge* lo vote for the llren** have been obtained from many ol Ih* .ounrllineti. All of them have been seen once or more iturlng the last two week* by Tenter A Mertt, proprietor* of the saloon, the lodg- Ing house and the Turklah buth room*. or by .he attorney who hn» been acting as it gci-bctneen. The nttltud* taken by Ihe roun cilmeri tonlglil will let I :■■ for nil lime the po«ltlori I hey Intend to u« «uine In the regulation of Vie. nut- Ride the r**trlcled e_l»trlrt. If a majority approve of the license it I will mean that the council will In the future take ihe sain* position regarding Immoral resort* outside th* re»trlctc.l district that doe* the [mllce department. Tenter & Melt* have been lll •truet.'l to lamov* the slngl* closed box to which Chief I ..•!..i.. v object. anal will probably rejsirt tonight that they have Complied with Ih* re.|iie*t. Th* box Which Chief I>< >n*y want* to have removed I*. tMlbapa. the ' least objecttotiiiblt! feature of I bt* re. *ort. Th* Hcen*e nnd revenue commit tee will till* aftfrnoon once more take up the Application nf T. W. Hmlth ror a llcenae at the Richelieu cafe. The |lc*n«* wit* to be |n I la*t Monday night, but at the re. ijueet of Judge Emory, attorney for the Belittle llrewlng AY Malting ceitn pany, final passage wn» pnat polled fur another week. a a . . . . a . . ...... a a a . a . a .. a ... a a a a a a * * * CHARam AOAINBT Jl'l'til". HWAYNB * A TUI.II IN A FEW llltll'l' WORMS » * Tht* II . i:.n 11 on whtiti ..... triad lv Hie . A senate are: * I i i..ii ho is a nun -resident of li. n it.. wli.-r» his ]url*dlr- A A lion Ih, leslilliig lv Htlawaie, thus i-aut>liig gn-at lm oiivctili'in« * a to IttlgntH*, * * X, That he litis a|i|siltite-el Improper perscina-hls ireaturi-* » . —a* . tilllllllKaliilit'l H of hi* '"'ait * . 3. Thai he ha* -In. gro*a Impartiality to hi* friend* ~ A A particularly one lawyer —In (In .diuliilHtratloii of 111* Offlra, » A the public linpretslon being that it Is necessary to employ this . A lawyer In onter lo sutceeil In It u.ni Urn In his court. * A 4 That he was guilty of upprewßlon and tyranny in iinprls- * A onlng two men on fictitious < hsrgss of Contempt, * * 5. That lie* la* malailiiilnli le-ird haiikrupt tim, illnsl[talliig * A estates ill fee* 111 favorite*. . * «, That he lib* ißiiectl the sulrld* of a man thiough an * . oppressive ami tyrannical contempt pro. ceding. * * 7. That he purchased a bouse and lot which wete In lltlga- A * lion in hi* court, j * A H. That he borrowed money a-t notes ,- ...... -t by sttor- . * ni> anil litigant* in hi* court. - . * tl. That he dlac-hsrged ptrtOOl guilt v of it line-. * * tti That be i* Ignorßtit snd inrompeient. * . tt. Tttst he charged Ihe government IHI a 'lay for eg. * a prtt***. though hi* n ii io*t of iivin,- wa* only n . * 1.. That he went on a long Jaunt tn the private car of a A * ritllioiut In litigation In hi* court, the ear being tupplttd by * . the rei oiver of Hie .aid ralliuad, whom he hud B|>|<eiluted. * a * .... a a . a a a a a aa. ...,,. ,.,,, »,», JIT* CHAR. SWAYNE "FRENZIED FINANCE" EXTRACTS FROM THE MARCH INSTALLMENT OF LAWSON'S STORY OF AMALGAMATED IN EVERYBODY'S MAGAZINE . . * CHICAOO. K»b. .o,— diving * . ih* ll* direct to Thomas W. a * 1..-- n, jam** 11. !> kl«-». * * president of th* Commercial * A National bank, today denied . * !.->•!.- chatge lv hi* in«t .ill • * : A nient of "Kreinlcd "-"lnane*" In * * Ih* March number Of Every. * * body's Mligrvtlrie. that be, * * Krkle*. while mtnptrellel of the A A currency under President * A Cleveland threw a 11*0.000.000 * » bond I.so. to the Morgan-Ma - * A lull syndicate. * * I*iwson tlalm* that In .r»- * * turn for handing the bond l»- * * »v* over tn th* "rCystem" * A Eckle* W.S offered Ihe ptesl- * * clem y of any bank he might * * nam. In this city, and that he * * deal.led on the Ccuinnercbtl Na- * * llonnl. w tn** heml be now I*. * A and further that Krkle* I* now * A one of Ihe powerful figure* In tr * the "**ty*tem." * * * ************************ The i--.ui. ■ of Amalgamated are to the delinquencies of Hsy" Htate ! lis* a* the screaming of eagles to the chirping of t rickets. A* I have relterateel, my story natural be gan with Addlck* ami hi* gas ten tures, ami the recltsl of hi* trea sein* and strategems ha.-i afforded a standard proportion by which the more flagrant and audacious set* of s copper enterprise msy be meas ured and reallred. From tb. In ception of It* rarc*er there am Hl* I practice, ami the Instance* thereof constitute a .erics of fraud* so nu iiia inus an,| mi formidable it to startle even those calloused to Hi. trickery of modern deal*. I pro pose to deal with these In dun suc cesslon. Ist. Chicanery nml double-deal ing which prci cdi d the formation of the An,.i:. .1 ..ii' I company; 2d. Frauds perpetrated In th* Amalgamated cimpatiy'a formation; 3d. Tho "hold up" of I.• wlsolitj 8r0..; Ith. Malpractice connected with Hie flotation of Amalgamated; rath. Misrepresentation ami knav ery lined In placing it upon th* stock en finnic*; 6th. Hriitnl peniirloti«ne*H and gresel wlib h dropped It the first 111!!'- and tbook "'" "*c public; 7th. Frauds perpetrated in form ing the second action of Amalga mated: «r|t. Iniquities snd deceptions i perpetrated in carrying the prti c of | rapper, the metal, to IT eats, and [then smashing It to II cents; •*ih. Itevtltrles connected with I M. Kiitli v . assassination; of K lnth. Th. "Mafialng" of Keene; llth. Fraud* and outrages con nected with hsmttrlngtng the dlvl ideot and scuttling the prle c from i I > to .'.:. i:ih. "One Million Hack J , Grant;" 131b. "Helnje, of Montana.'' The period comcmcd Is that be • twees 1*". snd l:"». and ml. r j "iiv. •i with tho narrative of the .happenings In Amalgamated will be the liner history of such • onicm aeaa* episodes as sff'-'tail Its .araejr It I* a span of years | crowded till, with event*, for it ts ihe period of the greatest financial ' Jamboree" the world has ever seen,, when American flnsncier*. glutted, gorged and frenr.le.l with millions. In the throes of their golden delirium vied with one an other in debauching the Industrie* of the country, perverting the proud and untarnished Institutions of an honorable commerce Into wanton. of Hi. stock market. Within this period I'nlted State* Sl'* I was Istinrhed. mill Mercantile 1 Marine, and t'ntted Htate* Realty; the shipbuilding bag began her brief, disastrous, fortune telling in- Mansachtisetts Hs* companies were reer: . American Tobacco and the 'spawned, and the Ixviilhv ill.. A Nashville corner stnrllH the world by lis revelation of Jobbery In high placet. Having successfully corruptee] th. state of Delaware. Addle ks waa be ing measured for the senatorial tog*, when accidentally the blind lady dropped her scales on hi* un prntacted bead, whit h laid him out long enough In enable another to sneak the prize he had so long .triven for. "Talk about stealing a red hot slove; tftl* I* a case where they took iln* funnel Willi It 1., keep the draught going until they set it up In a new location!" I "Gold enn be found in n clay by anyone with ryes; sliver In a week try VI. in- with l. in'! on-i innii'-y in a vi-iu Li one- Will He-use* e-nnugh to save It, but no matt gat. Info copper without capital, fortitude, parh ii . iiint brsln.," Aa a matter of fid t It re*i|iii,i-tc. even i.el,iv wllh all of today's fa cilities and tush, f5.000.000 lii in..in > and rive ye-ara of .pending It ufi.-r a copper depo.lt 100 been found before It eun hi' made, to viehi return*. is It i- ..I i mi- that a project re i|uiiiiig ho ui'ii h money for ho long II time aUUId Uppi-sl to lleistllli* re garrl for eneliiinil' t, ex|ten*lveneaa and »xcluslvenes»_ Could than ill found an enlerpils* better eslcu -1 ata-. 1 lii all-,,mirage the upstart? liar, waa a gii-ar staple, copper, tt net-easily eif Hie pe-iple, which lis.l been lii utu. since linn hnd Ist-gun to *lt up. ami would bt ui-e-cli.l un til Father Time smttbed III* glass. I raallied that copper, In that year, IK'lll, would afford a groan piofit of 100 ir-ntK cm .iirh %2 worth produced! and thl* great groan prof- It was legitimate, Ariel yet lv the* obi mine* the cemt of producing the metal sold at t.'.'s cent*, la but g to 7H cent*, in sum* C'lell lower. The gtael Truat In 190 l elld - groaa t- , n.. - of f4M.000.0M, upon which they made a profit of $71, --400,040, and yet thl* vast amount wa* only f per cent upon the trust's Inflated eupltal off 1,400.000.000 oeld | ltd as the "System," In regulating Ihe capitalization arrangetl that lb. preferred steak (ami bondsl. which tepreaente-d the "Hyatem'*" profit, shoiilel receive 7 pe-r rem. there* waa not a eloilar in dividend, for tin* fS_O.OOQ.OOO of common ttock which li.nl |m*ch sold to the people for, It, round figure-*, 1300,004,000. At the same time the Calumet eS lle-ela Copper company producad ami wild over 110,000,000 worth of copper, upon which It earned, net, over 13,009,000, that enabled It to pay to the people who Invested in Ita ICiii.tHiu chaii.-a of stock (par value, f_Sl, 160 t>er re-m, or a total of 14,000,000, anal, at the- nam.* time, tarry an enormous ariieiunt of Irs surplus. In the commerrlal wurbl ccipper .- • ...i. .an Impregnable position, And new cei|ijtc*r deposit* are a* rare and few ami fsr between a* l.ln eolns and HiKiaevelt* in politics, or t.ranta and l.a- In warfare. It seemed to nie. then, a curious anomaly that, whllee capital wa. chasing Iniestinenl* which promis ed but 4 per rent. It eschewed cop per, which yielded 18 to tj per rent, and my Investigations told me that a producing copper mine Is the sur est business venture a man engages In, for, by the time It begins to produce proflisbly, It must be to far developed that Its owners are n-r --r.i.n of ore lo work on for :••.'-« ahead A good copper mine I* really a ■«'> deposit vslut of stored up dlvlali-nai*. which cannot be stolen or ilestroyed by file, flood or fam ine. Calumet A Hccia. for Instance, though it cost It* first owners but a eloilar a share 1... paid out IST.* , 000.000, or $*70 per share, or 3,4*0 I ■ r cent on Its par value of 1... and l while it has been paying dividends over li year*. it paid last year l»<) per .hare, and has more in sight than it has yet psld. And Copper Hang.- though but six years old. will be producing soon a* much as Calumet a II- la and has In sight now ore to keep It going So or to years. 1 did not pursue the argument, for I knew he Inherited 111, his fortune a (In* of Iloston reaauinlng. and I remembered onre having wstrhed a country boy put hi* tongue to a ! fro»ty door knob, ami I knew !>eltcr than to Invoke again the wintry Iloston smile, which In a Western or Southern community would bt need for frsppe mint-Juleps or cold storsge hog* with NEVER IN ALL TIIK HISTORY OK BUSINESS WAS THEKB AK KOKDKII CAPITALISTS SO KAMI AS* OPPORTUNITY Tt) MAKE HONESTLY AND LEGITIMATELY St) VAST A SIM OK MONEY M' AT THE SAME TIME TO I»0 SO MICH Edit Tin: PEOPLE. NOR WAS THERE A MORE HONOR ABLE undertaking: nor one WHICH A MAN COULD BE MOKE JI'HTLY PKOl'I) OF CARUYINH TO SUCCESS. I Continued Tomorrow.) DEFEATED PORTUGUESE REBELS IN AN GOLA REPULSED WITH HEAVY LOSSES tllr Bcrlpp* New* Ass n 1 ÜBBON. 1.1. SO.—-Attack, by rebel upon Kort Marlpnrla, In Por tuguese South Angola, have bftß re pulsed with heavy losses. The gov ernor of the ' "lull, lm- made nil ur gent appeal for reinforcement.. stating thai further outbreak, arc feared. The governor state* that the natlvr* are discontent! and re bellion Is bring sllrred up in ninny quart era. HE GOT $60,000 City Scrim* New* As.nl BUTLER, Mo.. Kcb. 20—The trial of Charles Kratz. .1 SI I-oul* abler man scented ol accepting a 160,000 bribe, wnn begun before Judge Don ton till* morning. The Jury will probably bo .elected this at( noon. The Only Paper in Seattle That Dares to Print the Hews VOL. 6. NO. 312 PEACE! BERLIN PA PI M CLAIMS THAT THE ANTIWAR PARTY IS IN THS ASCENDENCY IN RUSSIA / t____u_____m____m_________. cicr ic.-ri|.|.a News A..'n) ■■RUN, FED. JO.—THE TAGEBOLATT REPORTS THAT THe PEACE PARTY HAS GAINED THE UPPER HAND IN THE RUS SIAN COU I" ECLIP6I '•. THE HITHERTO PROMINENT WAR PARTY. •PEACE,'' SAYS THE PAPER, "IS NOW IN SIGHT IN THR FAR EAST." PEACE TALK IS STRONG HT. PETKIUtHtJRO. Feb. 20.—From •eml-offtcial snuner. ii l* .jef. Irilteiy le-itritrii unit th«- a. tlvity of the. | c-«. h party lln* resullecl In placing It rto.**r to the counsel* of tba sttita- than tlie formerly pre* dominating war party, tvhlch waa l"l ley the- One- giarni duke uncle, of Ih* cxitr Binl dictated by M. Rle Witt*. Tb* sarsHsalnatlon of Kerglus has had » tremendous effect and the In ,ia * party lm* taken advantage of It on.l are m rultlng sttengih to l»i Ing pressure to bear on Ihe rzar to take ttie initiative In emllng tha war In the far ea*t. Whll* no memorial to th.-vt effect will be mad. to the emperor. It lii confident,]* s*aertsd that peaca i.reei*.*ai« .1 formulated at a cabln.-t m.-..||ng In the near future. 'Ilv IVrti.il. Stai A**'n.i TOl.ru, Feb. tO.—A r.-i*e..t has been rc-eelv.-d he-re» that the Japan ese patrol fle.-t lilockacilnK Vladi vostok liitrbcir has captured the Itritlt.li rollier I'aiwili rliain, bound from Harry to Vltdlvoatok. The collier had a cargo of fu.-l for the i: -.-.- nn a] attempted to run the blockades when seized. c:tii'i;.vilAt;KN, Feb. 20.—Four Ituaslan Ijaltlitstiliw, three cruisers and five* trsiiMpcirtM. ccimiirlr.lnK the third Baltic fleft. which hailed from Lilian lait wtH-k. anchored under the Island of Ijingelsnei this morning. This sflernoon the fleet weighed anchor and Is now procceellng tlirotigli the flreai Ib-lt. nucntwl liy Danish tt»r|n*do l-i.ti- While pswe ing through the llaltl.- tea a squad ron of fiemian Ironclads etcorttx) tlio fl«*t. MALTREATED PRISONERS TiaKlei. I.la tt.—lt I* reported here that 121 Japanese who were r-nptured at llel Keiu Tal were bounal together ami paraded through Ihe »ire*l* «f Mukden, recently. The Jupaiie** government. It I* salt!. I* milking nn official Inquiry Into tha mailer with a view to uiiekng a pro. I»»t. HUM*-", Keb. .o—The force of Itustlan secret agents In Italy has been largely augmented for Ibe pur i a -.- of srarchlng for Katber Ciojion, IS NOT A PRIZE STEAMER TACOMA IS AT MORI. BUT WAS NOT CAPTURED BY THE JAPS, SAYS DISPATCH FROM WASHINGTON The official* of the Northwestern Sfeara*hlp c-ompsny, owners of the •learner Tsroma, reported to have' been taken in custody by the Jap anese, received a cablegram from Nagasaki, via Washington, this morning which stated that the ves sel had not Iwcn captured by the vessel* of the mikado's nnvy. The cablegram stated that the Nagasaki prlie ttitirt were responsible for th* statement that the- Tacoma had not l*een taken by the Japanese naval force. In effect that message ran thus: "Nagasaki Prlre Court say* Tacoma ha* not be-en captured." Tbe mas sage Wat receive.! as the result of an Inquiry dispatched by the offi cial* of the Northwestern Steamship company to their Washington repre GUILTY CALIFORNIA SENATORS AC CEPTED BRIBES. ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATING COMMIT- TEE'S REPORT PACRAMKNTO, "Feb, It.—Tho *ennte tiooalllng Investigation coin mlttee reported thl* mint that Senator* French. I Minimus, Wright and Hunker, were guilty of accepting bribe, a* charged and recommends their expiilslt.il foilhwith. It also find* that the San Fran cisco Examiner assisted In prepar ing the investigation of the Con tinental Untitling & Loan lias,Hl.i tton. which resulted In the bribery •I'll!, nnd it exonerated Lieuten ant Governor Anderson from the Charge of knowingly selecting a, committee alleged tube "packed"' fur the* puriMi«e of "holding up" the building and loan associations. Senator Knimcvn* was the only- one ■if Ihe quartet present when Ilm senate* wa* called to order. Itiiine dlately upon convening the* chair man of the Investigating committee banded in tb. report, which was read by the secretary. Tin* rinding of th.* committee i* that the appoint inetil of the evirate committee on commissions nnd rrtreni bment ami 35 CENTS PER MONTH vvlia. i. .-ap.*. r.-ij In thl* cliy toclrtjr wllh n iitiii.ii.-• of Rusatan studenta who fie.i rinitt ihe country to cscapa iirn-*t tin caaiirnttli.il with th<* recent labor outbreaks. GOPON UNFROCKED r. TO SETTLE TROUBLE HT. rCTKItr-IIClw;. Keb. .O—M. Schldleresky. president of the* cum mls»iian appointed tay vie- caar to In ejulr.. hit', th- grievnners of Hut* stan workmen, ha* completed «r --rangettients with th* owner* of fac tories fur the appointment Of 15 del egate*. The workmen have been In viteai to ihiKti". nun representatlv. for each leirj rti*n. Tln-se lv turn will elect 10 dcipgate* to the commit* •lon. RUSSIANS MOVE TciKln. Keb. ;o — Marshal Oyamtf r*|-ort* that the Hue* yesterday, moved a division from the front of the Japan**, center to the front of the left, and advanced from Ta mountain. Several column, moved 15 mile* westward to Han Chla Ta| T«u. Th* Russian* continued to shell portions of the Japanese lines Fat unlay without effe-ct. sentativ* with (i request that ha ask the Japanese minister for la formation regarding Ihe fate of the T. 1..1. Word was then dispatched to Nagasaki from Washington to the la. court. Baking whether or not the Tail.ma had been raptured. The message also stated that the Tacoma was not a Mojl, but was very likely at Mini The owner* of the vessel were at a loss to understand the cause of the vessel being reported from a Japanese laort. They were also un able to give any rea*on as to why the master of the Tacoma should not have eommunle-nted the fact to then! ns soon n* the ve*sel arrived in the port. So far the only news th»X have had of the steamer Is that givrn them by the Seattle Marina Exchange. -— -- ■ _^r~-a~r__raßßßS*m_s^ the plai Ing of llniimma. Krinch, Hunker* nnd Wright thereon, came about In due course of the senate or-. ganlxntion and without ulterior mo tive, nnd that the Kan Krancl.oo Bgamtner had no part in the cram* tlon of the Institutions of said com*" mittee or the nppointment of said •cnutor* thereof. It declared that no agreement - .led whereby" Bunkers was to receive municipal appointment or other preferment If he would .In hi* utmost against rhe Continental iissoeliitloti; that the. Hun Francisco Kxamlner, through It* repiesc-ntittlve*. actively assisted tlie ccvmniltlpe in preparing for Iho Investigation of the affair* of th* Continental try advising with f-ena lor Krench. 'I'll' ' follow, the finding that Em. inotia. French, Hunker* nnd Wright SCCpt.d 135(1 each from Josorh X, Jordan upon the undemanding that they would favor ami protect the In terest* of the Phoenix nnd Ilenters* Until : 'A Loan association, which! I* about tn be Investigated by tll'l committee on retrenchment. In conclusion, the committee rec ommend.* thai Senator* I-iiimavn*. Hunkers, French ami WHght be ex pend from the senate. The iniislil erntlnn of the* report will be nuitls special order for Thursday morning. In the* superior court this morn ing the district attorney began his reply to tha* demurrer filed by Sen ator* Wright atnl Hunker*. He nr irucl that the acceptance of money waa a crime, h respective of the pevs-a ■elbillly of the recipient, voting on th. measure* for which the monc}* hut] been pnM.