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— PACJFC COAST STEAMED VALENCIA VIEtlED; FEW ESCAPED. Wu on Way Prom San Francisco to Fugat Sound—During Heavy Fog Valencia Run on a Rock, Making a Groat Mote—She Filled Rapidly and a Heavy Sea Consumed AH. Victoria, Jan. 14 —With lit fan and aboat SO in bar crow tba ------Valencia want aabora aboat 10 alias seat of Capa Baals in a thick fog aboat If o'clock Monday night. She la on tbs rooks against a bib* cliff sad / U likely to go to pieces at any Bata. One boat's araw of aU mso raaalied Capa Basis aboat • p. m. Toaaday. The sarvivors any that a great nurn bar ware drowned In trtyug to leave lbs ship. Bows reports any 100 lives ars lost. Nias mso got ashois aboat It ■alias from here. Two at mi ore prte oases oo the fees of tba cliff and can out get up or back to tba ship. The aaa will Uksiy reach them whan tbs Uds la high. Tbs men report very pathetic scene*. One woman dropped her ohltd In the aaa ta trying to hand it In her husband. A little boy of i year, is ronnlng utwul the deck trying in And hut mother who Is among tbs drowned. There ars eti.l aboat 11* person, on lit# ship, with almost certain death •taring them In tba fame Tba VMM boa left for lbs wreck. Caps Baals la on Vanaunver island at tbs soathorn olds of tbs snuanea to Harelsr awed When lbs .lasmet Valencia left Han T t aee l m w at 11 a a, Hetordsy. the wsstlicr was dear, bat stnes has thick, and Captain Johnson had ane ■4 neatly to navieaie by reckoning. Til# unffiar* of ins s tea me r thought they wars osar tbs I'msttlls isaf lightship, whan tba vsasel drove ta oo tbs V Bound logs bed been taken. SO falh oma having b*M> aseorsd a few mloat before tbs vessel stracb. When she hit tba h oke bar aogtaaa wars lev.re. 1 and lbs streams s no oerded In backlog all into deep water. Hbe Immediately lagan to Ell, ao quickly that Bis engin eers and Bremen were driven from Ha engine room, and the only chance •» save the life of anyone an board was to drive the Vessel ssbole When the sis survivor* who have ar rived Sl cape Heels left the Valencia vi. bead on to tbe .es and was about Ml yards from tba high bluff uo sby, r with the water over her main deck. What were left of her passengers, a i rige comber havtag been prevtoosly drowned. Were b odd led uO the aatoun deck. f U ben the boats were lowered swm after the veasel wss driven Into the sttore eh* began to Bit. and there was great less of life. The boats, filled with women and children.were smash r 1 against the aide of the steamer, and 4%all la them were lost Ths lights bad «4>t» out by this time, sod Uw crew could not See in work. He vers l bosls end threw rails wees los.nd. Only two of them have been beard farm. There ere thought to be aboat IO0 jervem. still on tbe arrwnfc, and the survivor, who reached Cape Beale say al least Vo were drowned aksiaide the • learner before they left The boats wain and five seamen were rent to are core assistance, and are the olny eiws io reach Caps Beals. The steamer Veeen CHy passed the wreck wtti.oot sighting her. The weather was thick at the lime. Later Report. tilths 1*4 par a mi s OH board the steamer Vale nets when she struck ,, , , . . ..... • i ateamerbaleneta when she struck te-r K k'iiwiT rock. Av* mtl«* from 0»j«f Basle, but IS went roved Hewn p« - I angers and eight wvr# member* of t >■* j crew. The dead namher 18*. the gre.-.t •Micro of tile in the north Par.dc t since the "Pacific" was U*t in I4T.V I Ths Valencia, In whose riggiig.'he ah'Ut SO per*>o. wer. clinging Irani- j teally waving for saatatew'e. whu-li | eon Id not ha given when the stean-er. <duM»t left the scene at 11:80 a. m , broke up about ft p m tVedtiead. y. sweeping to death those few who I sd survived (hero terrible hours of price tem, chiliad and nombed to the limit of humanJrndoraoca by clooda of apr.y which swept over them. The tog fjcme, which Mayor Morley of Vie kpria sent at 11 o'clnk Wadnaaday after fhe sad news was brought by the tfu-cn of men clinging In the rigging of the parti, lie submerged Teasel and the blue Jackets who wan* on her by order of Captain Parry of the H. M.8. Kg» via with surf boats to endeavor to reach ths wrack, will arrive too late, ae fhe aaa had claimed all before the tfneen reached Victoria. The steamer (Josen. which arrived at « o'clock Wednesday night from the ( scans of the wreck of the Valencia, re ports that when tba (Jnaan left the wreak at 11:80 Wednesday morning, being relieved by the steamer Olty of fopeka. from Seattle, there Was attll from 90 to 80 persona clinging to the rigging of the aftmaet, the fora part of the steamer being submerged. The steamer lay broadside against Shore. By 1:80 p. m.. when the tide would be at ita floood, it was expeoted the greater part'of tbe hall woald be submerged. With the heavy eouthwest •es then running the sfterhoaees woald without doubt he washed away with the rigging, in which the few remain tug survivors wars still olluging, Iran ticaly signaling for assistance. Tbs only hope when the (Jaeen left waa that a rescue could be effected with liana from land, or, if the eea should go down and the unfortunates Will sur vive, resooee might be made from J mailer tog, which oooM closer to the wrook than tba tog Csar, which triad vainly Wadnaaday toraaoh The right of those who thronged the rigging and wavad signals to ths steamer vm heartrending. Nothing eon Id be dona; tba (Joeenjoould not ap proach closer than half a mils, and to Inwar boats In tbs heavy sea weald liiff mmi niMftn— Tba tag Oaar ran toward the wrack, than in a baas, and re turned, not bav iag assn any one oo Board JThs (Josso reported the axis ta nos of tba anrvivurs in tba rigging, hot tba mes s a ge proba bly was not understood, for soon after ward tbs tag left, end with tbs steamer Halvor proosad sd arunad Capa Baala toward Bant Bald. Tba aaa roUad high. Thais was strong wind, aboat Ml miles an boar, blowing from tba aast, seas at Boom washing osar the lag Csar, which rol lad heavily. Tba (Juson stood off until half an boor after tbs steamer City of Topafca arrived from Heattls with Cap tain Patterson, purl captain, and Navi gating Agent Fbarosb of the Pacific Coast Ktesmsbip company uu board, who ordered Captain Cousins beck to Victoria immediately to oununae his voyage to Han Frsnotcso, asking him to report to tba Ity of TopsSa, en roate oat ward. MAY GIVE IRELAND PARLIAMENT Event Foreshadowed by Liberal Vic tory In Britain. One of tbe most prominent potHI clans In England, speaking of tbe tre mendous victory of the liberal party, said bi tbe Assaariated Frees It is useless to minimise tbe pres ent revolution and we might as well begin to take a new rip* of tbe alt nation tu my opinion a parliament sluing la Dublin may be looked for witbln tbe next two yware Assured ly Juba Kedmond. leader of tbe na tionslist party, and Prime Minister Campbell Banoermaa have reached working agreement, and It Is oelvabie that Mr Kedmond would be contest with anything leas than Irish parliament I here ao Idas that suck a parliament would moan eepa ration, and have gold masons to be ileve that a plan la now under coo •id era lion by which tbe religious qure ttua can be eliminated from the de liberations at such a parliament, which would art under the imperial parliament and at least try the ex peri meat of administering Irish af fairs under the conditions which have rhangsd IB the last century Within the last eight days the t«* titles! complexkio of the Totted King •tom has hewn changed by the tide of liberalism, which even now Is higher ■ ban ifce moot sanguine radical dared hope for The new parliament will be overwhelmingly liberal Up to this time the total number of members elected Is tko. of whom 247 are liber ale, lit unionists, to labor-lire. *k ns ttonallat. and one socialist This leaves 1*0 seats still vacant The liberals Ihus far have gained no leas than Iff scats, counting la bor gains as liberal or government gains, and If the same proportion is kept up for tbe remaining 1*0 seats tbe liberals will have Wi votes In the next parliament, to which may be add 0,1 those of 42 laboritew. one socialist and nationalists, which would give Prime Minister Campbell Haaaermaa 613 votes against Iff tor the couser vativea PROMINENT MEN APFOINTEO. To R.prva.nt United States at The Hague Cenferenee Herretarv Root announces that the American representative* to the ap pntachlr.g conference to he held at The Hague will be Joseph If Choate, for mer ambassador to England; Horace Porter, former ambassador to France I (If'Fr. •l ITlv'f BDlDBFRw | l**l H* r IPii'v, ^ Hock Ark _ ' . ,. . n. r .. 1Uf " * or * ______ . Wendroua Change. In W Years, Wondrous changes have come Northern Pacific company In the past decade It earned last year, me cordlag io Its official statement tr Olympte nearly as much In Washing [too stale as It was earning 10 years ago on the entire system Its gross earnings for the fiscal year ended Juna 80. 1*95, on the entire sys Mem in Minnesota. Dakota. Montana Idaho, Washington nnd Oregon, were about 118.000,000; and after It had paid operating expenses, there remain HI far Interest on the Ixtnded debt on ly 86,tt6.298. a sum falling short of Interest requirements by about 12.000. 000 . According to the compear'e report lust submitted to the state railroad commission. It earned in thla state alone last year over |14.000.000. Police Killed a Burglar. One burglar waa killed and another fatally wounded at Des Plaines, suburb of Chicago. In a battle between detectives of the 'Chicago fi North western railroad and five men detect sd In an attempt to steal from a re pair shop The detectives had surrounded tba shop and the fight began when the robber* attempted to escape with the plunder. The three men not wound ed escaped after they had exhausted their ammunition. Long Task. Ethel—Yon better be careful bow yo" klaa me. Jack. Father Juet said ha waa going upstair* to read a bIL Jack—Oh. be Is good for six hours. He la going to read the president Tbe akriagm banka of Italy contain over (886,000,000. NEWS OF NORTHWEST WASHING rON, HAH, MINTANA AND 0RE6IN NEWS ITEM! Few Interesting Items Gathered From Our Exchanges of the Sur rounding Country—Numerous Acci dents and Personal Events Taka Place—Fall Trada WASHINGTON NOTES. Approximately half of tbs' state funds will be taken out of tbe Capital National bank In Olympia and distrib uted In depositaries delected by tba state treasurer In other parts of the state. General Asbtea of Tacoma, who went to Han Francisco some weeks ago in tba Interests of the Ufiahuid pool. Is now on his way to Chicago to con sult with railroad officials of the liar' rlman system as regards tbe ttdelands wanted for tyrmlnals In Tacoma. A new industry which may possibly attain Importance In Garfield county lias been undertaken by C W, Fits Simmons and A M Sibley. This Is tbe cultivation of tbe famous ginseng plant Fblkiwlnr the example set by the Washington Retail Lumber Dealers, tbe retailers at British Columbia and Oregon have advanced their list It is reported that Gov A E Mead baa decided to turn down State Flab (Vimmlaatooer T. B Kershaw and to name a new man to fill that position when Kershaw's term expires In March Professor W J. Spillman, whose able work at the Washington State col lege at Pullmaa led to bis employment by the United States department of agriculture as Its agriculturist, la es tablishing object lesson farms In var ious wet ion. of the United States Mr and Mr*. John Riga, living on Rattlesnake fiat. 20 mile# south of Rlttvllle. recently celebrated tba both anniversary of tbelr wedding Mr. Klgg la fi and Mrs Klgg T2 years of A rousing meeting of farmers held la Rosalia Saturday morning Be tween 200 and 400 people assembled, crowding tbe ball, many being obliged to stand The announcement by D C Corbin that he would pay IS 75. or bo cents more than the present price, for beets tf be could obtain &S.OOO ton*, or 8« for W.OOO tons, together with the announcement that tbe bus! pros men of Rosalie have pledged themselves to pay a bonus of tu cents ton for all beets raised in that vl tinny tbe coming seaaon, caused much enthusiasm Tbe second annual oontrentotn of ths Washington Live block association w as brought to a closs at Bpoasne last Wednesday The association will meet for its next eon van torn in Hpotane ensue time between the Ifith and 90th of Decemtwr. The executive officers of tee association were unanimously re elected. James lladdow of the People's store accompanied by a friend was walking np Ninth street daring a heavy rain other evening. When In front of the Yellowstone saloon, be tween K street and Tsc-ma avenue. IIadow stepped off the sidewalk and fell into a Rome that serves ss s getter. The water waa running like a millraoe and Haddow was carried down in the torrent for two blocks before being dragged out by bU companion. Ti<e Inland Empire Railway com pany, recently organised in Hpokane with a capital of Iso.octo.ctoo by Jay P 11 rave, and a rood a tea. is credited by a Hostile report with intending to build an electric road from Hpokane to the tkanogan country and Phoenix, B IX The body of Alfred Uraoaaoer.a resi dent of Oman Lake, near Seattle, who disappeared from his home December 1. leaving hia wife and e ven small child era deetitnte has been found floating m tbe Use. (• reasoner Is supposed to bare fallen into the lake while intoxicated. The Phoenix theatre of Tacoma was burned recently. The fire started ovet tbe stage and is supposed to have caught from s defective electric wire. It was owned by Peter Sandberg- Ixtro. #90,000; insurance. #8000. It will be rebuilt. A 88 caliber Colts revolver, discharg ed by the Jolt of the horse he was rid ing, ended the life of Elmer Lathrop, a young man employed at tbe Maxwell farms, I* miles southwest af Walla Walla, Wash. Lianetoant Horernor Ooon of Wash ington has takeo np the work of the ex eoativa.nad (koreCDor Mead 1 as .tarted for Halt Lake to attend the "Bea Amer ica" convention. Ed Paulner. who was Injured al Spo kane In the Northern Pacific yards some time ago, and whose leg waa amputated near the thigh In conse quence. Is now nble to be around again Hla recovery le due to fellow mem bers of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, who gave about 40 pieces of their akin to be grafted upon the stump of hie leg. Georg® Onrf gave 17 pieces, each about half an Inch long. M. V. Pitta gave about the same number, and Henry Rhoder gave sev era I pieces from hla arm. The Milwaukee railroad baa estab lished tie camps along tbe Bnoqual mle pass route, 160,000 ties are to be cut between tbe pets nnd Renton John T. Aldcraon camp. No. 6, Unit ed Spanish War Veterans, has been formed at North Yakima. OREGON ITBMB. John R. Gotdaon, n sawmill owner, whll* hunting in the mountains west of Bugane, was aoctdsntly kilted ra aaotly by a shot from bis own rifts in •outsat with a badly wounded and in* fstriated pantbar. Tbe rifle stock bora Marks of tba panther's timet. Goldao* thought ha bad emptied dm chambers and struck tba baas then it exploded. C. H. Walters, a Weston saloonkeep er, wad convicted in tba circuit court Saturday afternoon of Bailing liquor to a minor. IDAHO NEWS Frank H. Bnbl of Sharon, Pa, who is in Chicago conferring with capl tallsls there for tba sale of the Twin Falls Land fi Irrigation company prop erty in Idaho, aays that tba negotia tions bad been successful, and that tbe deal would be closed. Toy Wing, or the Chinaman who was taken to Boise from Rethdrum recently to finish serving'his seven years term In the stmts prison from which be escaped 21 years ago, may possibly not be the bad Chi he was supposed to be. and unless he la positively Identified within a tew days he is likely to be turned loose. It ia announced that a new bank lug and trust company will begin bus iness at Boise about the middle of March. It will have a capital stock of »6«0.000. L A. Cate, who la con nected with several enterprises In this locall y. Is at the head of the project. A collision occurred In the yards at gandpoint recently between two 1 rai n "| on the Northern Pacific A westbound freight and tbe loent freight, east bound, came together beadon at the Hubbard mill, damaging tbe engines considerably and piling up several cars. Senator Heyburn's bowntite bill has been referred to the subcommittee on public lands, with Instructions to form a oca bill. Sam Story, who worked at the B. R Lewis company ramp. No. 2, on Coeur d'Alene lake, met death by n falling tree striking him on ths head. No one knows whether be has n family or not He was practically a stran ger there. It has been decided by the supreme court in the case of J. J. Raaf of Halley that there to ne appeal from the derision of the state board of medical examiners In refusing grant a license for the practice of medicine The person aggrieved may proceed by writ of certiorari In the district court to detesmine whether the board baa exceeded Its powers. MONTANA BQUIBBfi. Tbe amount of wool produced in Montana in the year just ended was It 4*6.000 pounds, against 58 . 046,000 pound, in tbe pterions year. The av erage weight of fleece, in the state to I ft () p, ltlDdi ln d the number of sheep showed s decrees , of 85,000. Fit* recently destroyed Frank Kod dor's shoe store at Livingston. Damage about #2600, building and stock; fully tnsured. U K. Thompson of Tacoma owned tbe building Tbe jury in tbe case of Jamc Med dies, tried st Helens on a c 'J* r ** of killing Roy Mcl^ren at the Fy.»r In dvaa agency, reterard a verdict of mur der in the second degree. _ . Governor Toole has tssued reqnistem opon Governor Lntler of Ltah fra WU ll,B * ^. ofT J » ro^Lv fi CW Butte., 1 ._ u avooo ru,.M, sh.nl! M'i> Jan. 9, of #8000. Deputy Sheriff Mike (Juinn of Silver Bow county will leave for Salt Lake with documents It has just been discovered that Charles Roberts, a laborer in a cyanide plant at Kendall, Mont., is s nephew of Lord Roberts, the celebrated Eng lish general. There is quite a history connected with Charles Roberts. Strange as it may seem, be has been acknowledged as the owner of a prince ly estate at Dublin, left him by his fat her s this death, which is occupied by Lord Roberts Tbe identity west (wtabltshed through a visit of an agent of Lord Roberta to Kendall a month ago. Charles Robert* visited Lord Roberts in August last at the latter's j palace tu London. He had an under standing with hi. uncle as to the estate, and will leave tbe latter in hi* possession daring hia life, accepting a 1 , stipnlated income in money in lien of tbe property until the latter * death,!corning whm he will lake posaeeaion. 1 Roberta was bora in Ontario, Cana da, is 88 year* of age and married. Tbe member* of tbe Mooatna Press Association will leave Bntte Saturday, February 10, on an excursion to Los Angeles at tbe guests of tba Oregon Short Line and tbe San Pedro, Loa An geles fi Halt Lake railroads. Tbe Mon •tans rditors st the last annual meet ing in Hilings were Invited by Sena tor Clark to taka a trip over the Han Pedro road and this excursion resulted. It is expected that 60 or more active newspaper men will participate in the exouraton. "Peter Parson of Helena I* a suf ferer from cirrhosis of the JJter, and wblle hi* death I* perhaps only a ques tion of time, the danger Is not Imme diate." said Dr. William Treacy. hla family physician, when Interviewed The American DeFbrest Wlrelaea Telegraph company has determined to enter Montana and will install sta tions at Butte. Helena. Great Fall*. l,ewletown. Anaconda, Dillon. Mlsaou Ia iioaeman, Livingston. Red Lodge. Billing* and Miles City. Articles of Incorporation of four sub sldlary companies of tbe Chicago. Mil waukee fi Bt. Paul Railway company have been filed at Helena. The com pants* are Intended to develop lands, etc, eking Its seven hundred mttee of lines, and conduct lumber mllte, whose lines, ana conduct lumoer mma, mw product will be used In construction work.. Each concern Is capitalised at #100.000. It being tally subscribed, presumably by ths parent company. An epidemic of elopement* has brok en out on the Crow reservation, and 16 bucks charged with deserting their wives are languishing In Jail at the Crow agency. WARM SPELL IN EAST IEGDIAI SPRING BATS INJREV YIRI—TERIINT YARN. fiunshlne Filled the Farits With Pleas ure gs ska re R emarkable Weather in New England fttatas—Ohio and Kentucky Also War m Blkaard Through Middle Wont. New York, Jan. 22 —The continued warm weather of tbe pest tew days ia this city reached Its climax Sunday whea. at 2 o'clock In the afternoon, the official thermometer at tbe v ther bureau station was 65 degrees. At night tbe weather continues warm, a vapor, typical of early spring even ings, banging over tbe water front. The warmth and sunshine of the day brought to Central park, to River side drive and other promenades thousands of pleasure seekers. Nice Day In New England. Boston, Mass. Jan. It. —In the greeter part of New England the was u, er conditions were remarkable 8nn "| dmy Th*. official thermometer In Bos , on rtB cbod 67,*, which ia the wi eat January day, with one exception, in the history of the local bureau, warmth at Philadelphia. Philadelphia. Jan. 22.—With maximum temperature of 59 degrees] and with tbe humidity average more than *0 per cent. Philadelphia Sunday experienced the warmest 24 hours of the winter. The warm wav# extended throughout Pennsylvania. Vermont Is Springlike. Burlington. Vt, Jon. 21.—At a time of tbe year when Vermont is usually covered with snow and bra the gov ernment thermometer here touched 62 Sunday afternoon. Fine Sunday in Kentucky. The remarkably high temperature which broke all previous January records Saturday throughout southern Indiana and Kentucky area continued Sunday Tbe highest temperature registered today was 72 at Louisville. ^ Warm Winter Day at Columbus. i Columbus. Ohio. Jan. 22.—The . . warmest winter day since 1*78 was recorded here Sunday when the maxi mum temperature reached was a ffaction over 72 degrees Billiard In tbe Middle West. - Kansas City. Mo, Jan. 22.—A blit xard prevailed Sunday night in por-, tions of western Missouri eastern Parses and over tbe northern part of j [ n(tian territory. There was a m)lr >nd B driving northern wind, with 'he mercury falling rapidly , D c . kl>boma thw was a fall In temperature of 60 degrees in the last l, 4 „ jh! snow In eastern - MiRBOIir1 ,i,ere was a fall in tempera-; mre of over 40 degrees, with sleet. In |ow> , h<< «,| n p« T> ture fell 40 degrees, A , 0maha lhe mProunr registered 8 ^ sbove xero. with everything <* by morning. 8t. Paul Shivers. St. Paul. Jan 22-—Tbe mercury dropped over 30 degrees In 12 hour* in St Paul, standing st 2 above xero st S p. m, and with Indications of least 10 below before morning WHEAT CROPS OF WORLD. at Great Britain's Prospects Not Out of Ordinary—Yield in Roumania .1 Will Be Short. The foreign crop report for Decern ber shows that over large area* of Europe the prevai.mg characteristic* were unseasonably warm weather and excessive humidity Crops lightly sown have germinated finely and en• lered on tbe w inter in strong, healthy | condition Late sowing of crops in Europe, however, were unusually ex-j tensive and some anxiety ia felt con-'left death,!corning them. I •» r -~"* <b« winter wheat in Great Britain the winter wheat sres has been extended. The acreage, however, is still believed to be dimin ished, a* compared wuh last year. The growing crop* have an Improved appearance In France the wheat area is the av erage. In Germany weather conditions, were unfavorable and there was marked Improvement. in Roumania the area under wheat' Is about 16 per cent short of last year The 1905 crop la now estimated from 60.000.000 to 55.000,000 bushels The bulk of It Is said to be out of con dittos, hence ao export movement to the north of Europe points la expected until spring. No Important definite new* regard ing the conditions of winter sown ce reals In Russia are reaching the out side world. a Mltchell Satisfied. Indianapolis. Ind —"There Is no po litical office In the United State which I would resign the presidency 1 of the United Mlneworkere of Ameri r Vh°e "Seat enthusiasm waa sted when President Mitchell UBed ! these words in Tomlinson hall. The cattle of Somaliland, say. a| recent official report, are fattened on date stone* and milch animals fed oa aI ,rb a diet are said to produce better ^ and more copious milk than other* ■ .......— ~ I in n lecture before ths Boclsty of} ArtA London, Martin Duncan stated that the cinematograph may he traced | back to 130 A. D. from a document In the Bodleian library at Oxford. MINING NOTES. Shipments for ail Kootenay. B. C, districts last weak have a record at 88.764 tons of ora. There were tt shipping mines In Biocan and Koote nay. the chief being Bt Eugene. 627 tons; Sullivan, 300 tons; Arlington Erie, 124 'ana; Black Prince, 87 tons; La Plate. 83 tons; Reco, 82 tons; oth er mines. 702 tons; total. 1*01 tons Marysville smelted 200 teas, the Hall mines 7*4 tons and Trail 6400 toms of ore. A crosscut from the tunnel on tbe SOu foot level of the Copper Key mine at Republic, Wash., is being pushed ahead to tap another vein which trav erses the country at a abort distance to the eaurtward. Ore has been struck In the lowest level of the Jay Gould, near Cbewe lah. Wash. It differs from any her* tofore taken out haring a considerable value In copper. In addition to Its val ues ia silver and lead. Work has been resumed on the Bo die mine at Bodie camp, near Repub lic, Wash, under the management at the New York Gold Mining company. Charles McAllister Is healing the new diamond drill to tbe Betts and Hesperus mines, four miles from Grand Forks. B. C. It is the Inten tion of the management of these prop erties to thoroughly prospeet these claims by means of this drill. A new record was made by Boun dary mines and smelters last week. Total shipments for week. IS.871 tons; total for year. 54.476 tone. All of the details having been com pleted for the amalgamation of ths __ (Centre Star and War &g!e eompu D* 1 ®* *< K "** land . B C " *** !**««» oorporaUon. tbe Cen t f?* purchasing tbe assets of the War Eagle. The owners of the Mabel mineral claim at Roasland. B. C, who mai ds in Spokane, have decided to resaae# operations on it Boundary smelter* treated: Granby smelter. 17.02* tons; B. C. Copper company smelter. 2653 tons; Dominion Copper company smelter. 4927 tons; total for week. 26.000 tons; total tar year to date. 68,172 tons. Theatrical Note* Florence Roberts is booked for engagement at San Francisco the first week In March. Edna May is making her farewell appearance in New York at the Har opM> ^ Catch of the ~ M . pUy of proroU *> U the oper L tta "Mile. Modiste." by Blossom and Victor Herbert, in which Fritxl Scheff ( appears In tbe Knickerbocker, New York. j Guy Bates Post, leading man at ( The Heir to the Hoorah" company, heavy'began his theatrical career as an ush er In a Seattle theatre and reached [the stage by way of the box office route, I The Washington theater, located oa Riverside avenue. Spokane. Is first class in every respect. It has a fine J bill each week Performances every i afternoon and evening at 2. 7 god 9 o'clock. Admission to alt 15c. Reaerv | ed seat. 25c. Children 10c. «"•— « Joseph Murphy, vigorously deny the reported retirement of the well known Irish comedian. Kiss fi Erlanger have accepted a comic opera by John Philip Sous* and Harry B Smith, entitled "The Free Lance." which will be produced la New York on Monday of Easter week, with * cast of players to be immedi ately engaged and large chorus and orchestra. That Viola Allen, the actress, has (been the wife of Peter Duryea, the horse owner, since last August became known today. Mr. Duryea and Mias _ | Miss Allen's professional engagement* for the season Allen were married August 16 last at Louisville. Ky Friends who made the announcement said that It had bee* kept secret up to this time because of George Ade ia in New York, having his country place at Brooke. Ind . preparatory to a trip which Include* some weeks at the Rlveria and a sea son In Egypt. Heinrich Conreid has received the decoration of the Order of the Iron Cross from Emperor Francis Joseph of AustriA A Salon of Music." Is a new Idea in Paris Musical compositions wilt be exhibited" like paintings But aa • no,they require to be hoard, not see*, [the scores will not be placed tar In sport ion on table* but played by aa orchestra during the hours of the aa atjion a Jury will examine alt works wat In. and chooo# the beat for exkl ipmon. These will then be performed in rotation When the llat la ex h a n a* ed the orchestra will begin al! over again Wagenhals fi Kemper have arrang ed tar Blanche Walsh's appearance in London tar tbe coming aensoA A Romantic ftlmlta. They were walking out together aa a cloudless night under the light ct the big round moon, which see m e d ao 1 . , Sudd ^ B . "L^ hl. h*^^ l"!^ at th* moon te nl(th , isn't u beautiful—magnifi cent T" thn. af t B. WBilnm r Us regUad. *' ,h ****** ___ »~ »*k* n big tried egg, aon v. ^ Judy __________________ novoed ths Limit. Ths Customer lant Smith * cred «ood with yonrany aroee. | The Grocer—1 should say nor ns cant even borrow trouble In tma *» [ubllshmeut.