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mplcte Review of the Bw»ti el the Feat Week—1m Thle end For dern Loads—Tehee Front the Lat ent Dispatches. Babbit coursing in Chicago is not to be permitted in the future. . Queen "lil" has decided to bring suit against the United States. General Otis must remain in quarantine for several days at Son Francisco. A suspicious death in Shn Francisco Chinatown is supposed to be a plague case. Peace in St. Louis will 'be enforced if a thousand more officers have power, is the statement of the sheriff. James Finnegan, a recluse living in the northern port of Perry county, Ohio, was fatally tortured by masked robbers. A warrant has been issued for Taylor ol Kentucky. He is charged with being ac cessory to the assassination of Goebel. The taking of the 1900 census of the United StateB has begun. A general strike of all the building trades at Kansas City has been ordered, Kid McCoy whipped Bonner, a Penn sylvania pugilist, In a fast seven-round fight In New York last week. Adjutant General Tlnley of the Unit ed Confederate Veterans reports that 40 camps were organized during the year, raising the total' number from 140 to 180. The first chamber at The Hague has rejected by 29 to 20 votes the govern ment bill to secure workmen against accidents. It Is expected the ministry will resign. The safe of the Bank of Sheldahl at Des Moines, Iowa, was blown up by robbers, who secured 91600 and escaped after holding 50 unarmed citizens at bay with rifles. The house last week defeated the pro posed anti-trust amendment to the con stitution by a vote of 154 to 131, the vote being divided practically on party lines, republicans for and democrats against A heavy explosion of chemicals at the Eastman kodak works, just outside the city of Rochester, N. Y„ wrecked a por tion of the building. Foreman Tracey was Instantly killed and several others Injured. Della Fox, the well known actress, was committed to the Insane asylum by Justice McAdams of New York, on petition of her brother, and the evi dence of physicians showing that she is laboring under a delusion. Cen. John B. Cordon, at the Louis ville convention of the United Confed erate Veterans, succeeded In allaying the feeling that was caused by receipt of a fraternal message from the O. A. R. *>*'•» Major March believes that Agulnaldo Is wounded or dead. For days a detach ment of the Thirty-third infantry fol lowed the trail ef the fugitive, sighted the party at Lagat, and brought down the leader. The ftreet railway strike at St Louis continues. Lieut Col. Vavender has been placed In command of the posse which the sheriff has been endeavoring to raise, but without much success, for several days past A contract has been let by Mrs. Jane L Stanford for a new chemistry build ing at the Leland Stanford university. The total contract price Is slightly In excess qf $100,000. The building Is to be completed in time for the fall open ing. Late reports from Samoa say the Germans are having considerable diffi culty with their portion of the lately divided islands. On the other hand United 8tates officials declare every thing quiet and prospects bright in Tu tnila. The president has appointed Col. Lu ther H. Hare of the Thirty-third volun teer Infantry, captain of the Seventh cavalry, and Col. J. H. Smith of the Seventeenth Infantry, to be brigadier generals of volunteers, In recognition of their distinguished services In the Philippines. Capt Roberts of the Thirty-fifth reg iment and his two missing companions, captured at San Miguel de Mayumo, province of Bulucan, Luzon, May 20 are still In the hands of the rebels, who have communicated to the Americans their intention to treat the prisoners well and in accordance with the laws of war. Geo. Leonard Wood, military gover nor general of Cuba, cabled the follow ing statement relative to the frauds In the Cuban postal service and the gen eral condition of the islands: "I firmly believe that the irregularities In the Cuban postal service which amount to plain theft only, are all that will be discovered. The postal service has not been under my Jurisdiction. I learned of the frauds, Instituted an inquiry and took steps to secure the punishment of the men Implicated." The naval court martial which has been trying Capt J. H. McGowan on charges of scandalous conduct and ne glect of duty in connection with the killing by him of a Filipino while In command of the Monadnock In the Philippines, has submitted its conclu sions and sentences him to be suspend ed from duty for two years on half pay and be reprimanded by the secretary of the navy. There was also a unanimous recommendation for clemency. of K dimed for AH T1 6u Francisco, June 1.—Advices from Honolulu received per steamer Mariposa which arrived today from Australian ports via Honolulu, state that on June 14 the Unite! States consulate at Honolulu will be closed for all time. Consul Haywood ^ ________ _ will arrive at the bland shortly with orders to that effect The consulate in Honolulu has had a continuous exbtence of nearly NORTHWEST NOTES. Mrs. Emily Oupsell, a young married woman, was drowned by falling from the boulevard Into Lake Union, near Seattle. Aubrey Lecy, champion orator of the University of Washington, carried away the first honors In the interstate con test, at which Oregon, Idaho and Wash ington were represented. Four companies of the Seventh infan try of the regular army have arrived in Seattle on their way to their new field duty in the north. Companies A and are assigned to Nome, and Compan les B and I to St. Michael. One of the features of the funeral of Judge O. Swan at Port Townsend the other day was the delegation of Neah Bay Indians, who asked for a last look at their old-time friend, and affection ately patted his cheeks and wept upon leaving. Old-time navigators of the north Pa cific declare It will be June 15 before It will be safe to enter Bering sea. In any event, It la the opinion of experi enced sailors that the fleet of Cape Nome vessels will get tired of lying at Dutch Harbor before the last part of the voyage can be finished. A Byers, while looking over a tract of desert land south of the Snake river bridge, came to a spot where the wind had got action on a spot of earth and blown It out to a depth of a few feet. In the center of this place he found a well some two feet deep, with several Inches of pure, clear water. The well had been excavated by coyotes. One of the most Interesting figures among the old settlers gathered at Weston, Ore., for the pioneers' reunion, is that of James Lehman, who, in the early days was famous as a scout. He was the discoverer of the celebrated Lehman Springs, in the southern part of Oregon, which are now resorted to each summer by hundreds of pleasure seekers from all parts of Oregon and Washington. A great squabble is in prospect over the passenger rates to be charged by steamships that will have their second sailings for Cape Nome in June. One ambitious charterer of Seattle threw a bomb into the camp by announcing a rate of $50 first class, the sailing to oc cur June 25. The rates have been stiff ly held at $125 for first class and $75 for second class. There was no occa sion to cut the rates, because the mad fortune hunters almost broke their skins to buy tickets at any price. H. T. Brown, a veteran newspaper man of the Northwest, died at his home in Spokane Friday night Mr. Brown was 65 years of age and was born in Summit county, Ohio. The civil war was raging when he was 16 years of age and he enlisted. . During the greater part of the war he was under command of Gen. Sherman. While engaged In the battle of Clarksburg he was severely wounded in the knee, the marks of which he bore to the end. In 1867 he went to Virginia City, Mont, remaining there for four years, and establishing a weekly newspaper called the "Mon tana." In 1870 he went to Deer Lodge and there brought Into existence the "New Northwest" newspaper. In 1876 ho went to Butte, and In partnership with Capt James Mills, established the Butte Miner, of which he acted as man ager and publisher until 1886. He was later a part owner of the Spokane Re view, and ever since 1886 until his death has been prominent in Spokane printing and publishing circles. j Bl( Csrao Goes to Nome. Seattle, June 4.—The steamship Charles 1). lane sailed for Cape Nome at 9 o'clock this morning from the White Star dock with 406 passengers and about 2500 tons of cargo, probably the largest cargo sent north this season. The Lane's most prom inent passengers are Charles D. Lane of San Francisco, her owner, and J. H. Mc Graw, formerly governor of this state. Mr. Lane is taking the largest and most expensive single outfit ever sent to Alaska from this or any other port. He has 100 men, all employes of the Wild Goose Min ing company, of which he is the principal stockholder. His freight includes all the rolling stock for a seven-mile railroad which the company proposes to -build from Nome City to its mines on Anvil, Glacier and Dexter creeks. Besides the railroad equipment there are 8 or 10 large boilers and much mining machinery. The min iiig machinery outfit is said to be the largest and most complete ever sent to Alaska. Mr. McGraw goes to Nome to assume the duties of United States coast commissioner for the district, hav ing been appointed to the office several months ago by the Hon. C. S. Johnson, then judge of the district of Alaska. His official headquarters will be at Nome City. Li Huns Chuns for Reform. San Francisco, June 4.—-Advices from Honolulu state that Li Hung Chang has written a lenghty letter to the Bow Wong adherents in Honolulu indorsing their cause and expressing a hope for the ulti mate success of the Bow Wong reform movement. It is also said that the Bow Wong sympathizers in China have forwarded several thousand dollars to be distributed among; the Chinese sufferers of the plague and fires in Honolulu. Gong Yem Mann, a prominent merchant in Honolulu, in an interview stated that Li Hung Chang is favorable to the Low Wong cause and that jf the Wong adher ents prove to him that they will protect the young emperor he will give them all the official encouragement and support in his power, whereat the Wongs of Honolulu express themselves as greatly encouraged and say they will carry out the work of the organization at the risk of their 'lives. Wheat. _ Portland.—Wheat: Walla Walla and VAlley, 61-52c. ! Tacoma.—Wheat market dull and quotations unchanged; blueatefi 54c, club 51c, both for export. GEH NORTHWEST NEWS BRIEFLY TOLD IN NOTES. Au Interesting Collection of Items From the Four Northwest States of a Miscellaneous Nature Gath ered the Fast Week. IDAHO. W. E. Borah of Boise will deliver the Fourth of July address at Caldwell. Fifteen carloads of fruit boxes have been delivered at Lewiston for the coming season. Commencing June 6, Lenville, six miles north of Cennesee, will have a daily mail instead of a semi-weekly. The Cennesee Fruit Growers' Asso ciation has b.een organized, with T. E. Miller as temporary president, and O. H. Raymond as temporary secretary. What thé Potlatch country needs now is a spell of sunshine. The soil has sufficient moisture to mature big crops but needs the rays of the sun to make them grow. The shipment of cattle from the Sal man river district during the last 90 days has made several good trainloads, and shows the advantage of the country for the cattle raising Industry. While engaged In playing a game of ball George Crum of Lewiston fell and broke his left leg about an Inch above the ankle. The accident happened while Crum was trying to steal a base. The agreegate value of the property transferred In Shoshone county during the month of May, as shown by the records of the county recorder's office, was $230,381.92, as compared with $278,913.66 for the same month last yea;. In deciding a criminal case from Blaine county the supreme court has laid down the rule for this state that, In a case depending upon circumstan tial evidence, it is not necessary for the prosecution to conclusively prove every link In the chain. While a work train was backing down from Stuart, about three miles above Kamiah, the other day, the ca boose and tender left the rails and turn ed completely over. A laboring man in the caboose jumped and had his leg broken just below the knee. The Lewiston city council opened bids for the purchase of machinery for street improvement, but decided to re ject them all. The bids ranged from $2500 to $3750. The council decided that the contemplated improvements did not justify such an expenditure. Ever since the declaration of martial law In the Coeur d'Alenes there has been trouble more or less pronounced between the authorities and some of the saloon men, and it has been a com mon occurrence for the saloons to be closed. The latest was the closing of three in Mullan last week. Eddie Conner and Joseph Malloy have received commissions as special enumerators for the Nez Perce Indians The census of this tribe taken in 1892 showed over 1900 Indians of Nez Perce blood upon the reservation, but it is thought the tribe has rapidly dlmln ished during the last five years, and the present census will show a loss of over 25 per cent in population. MONTANA. Troy Is making preparations to cele brate the Fourth of July. A Florence Crittenton home is be ing organized at Helena. Alfred Moa, an employe of the Nipper mine, at Butte, was caught by a fall of ground and badly injured. Judge Knowles has allowed Eugene Carroll, receiver of the Butte City Wat er Company, the sum of $6000 per year salary, pending a final settlement of the receivership matter. In the leading editorial in the last Issue of the Libby News the editor vig orously attacked Fred Whiteside for be ing "so officious" at the late democratic meeting of the county central commit tee. Whiteside met the editor, L. H. Faust, in the courthouse lobby shortly after, and a hot war of words flowed freely, after which Whiteside gave the editor a thrashing. They were separat ed by the sheriff, into whose office they rolled in their fight Mrs. L. R. Rutherford, nee Miss Katharine Clark, daughter of Senator W. A. Clark, has made It known that she had not forgotten her home friends nor the people of Butte. She telegraph ed to Alex Johnstone, cashier of the Clark bank, instructions to disburse the following sums in her name for chart table purposes: Mayor of Deer Lodge, where she was born, $500; to the asso ciated charities of Butte; to the mayor of Butte, $2000; to every church in Butte, $2000. As there are over churches in Butte the latter item is an expensive one. , ---------------------------------- class of 1900, Whitman college, will he held at the college chapel June 13, at 8 WASHINGTON. Registration in Spokane has passed the 4000-mark. Spangle public schools held com mencement exercises last week. Cheney debaters won from the Spo kane high school by one point in their recent meeting. Jack Cooke, "the boy preacher," is drawing sensational crowds to the meetings now being held in Spokane. Cadet Charles Sweeny, Jr., of Spo kane, has left for West Point. He Is the first Spokane boy to attend that school. The rust which has been reported In the wheat Is beginning to show itself near Dayton, but no fear of results is entertained. The Spokane County Teachers' As-, sociatlon met Saturday In the Spokane high school building. There was a large attendance. The annual commencement exercises, o'clock In the evening. Jim Arnot won first place and Joe Richards the time prize In the Y. M. C. A. road race at Spokane on Decoration day. There were 16 entries. John C. Johnson, a laborer, was drowned In the Spokane river Sunday morning. His remains were discovered in the mill pond near the Phoenix mill. The hop prospects 4n Yakima valley are better than for many years. The vines are well trelllsed and in fine growing condition. Several contract sales have been reported at prices rang ing from 9 to 12 cents per pound. The growers think the picking season will come on fully two weeks earlier than last year. The eagle will scream In Pullman on July 4 as it never screamed before Preparations are being made for the biggest celebration in the history of the town. The Spokane Rod and Gun Club will send a team to Victoria, B. C., to par ticlpate In the 16th annual tournamént of the Sportsmen's Association of the Northwest The May report of the Spokane health office shows 60 births and 34 deaths. The death rate was 10.2 per 1000. There were 7 cases of diphtheria, 4 of scarlet fever and 2 of measles. A bold but fruitless attempt at rob bery was made at Cheney: Two burg lars entered Rickert's saloon and Swlt zere's drug store in the rear by cutting a hole In the door of the saloon. June will be a lively month in Pull man, being crowded with social events, the chief of which will be the com mencement exercises of the Washing ton agricultural college, beginning June 17 and ending June 21. Memorial day was observed in Spo kane by a parade of military, O. A. R., Spanish-Philippine Veterans and other patriotic societies, afterward participat ing in appropriate exercises at the First Preesbyterian church. Frank Royse was sentenced at Walla Walla by Judge Brents to 20 years in the penitentiary for killing his grand father on Feb. 8 last. Royse did not flinch -under the penalty, but told the court he expected the full limit of the law. OREGON. Portland has been selected as the next place of meeting of the biennial con vention of the Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs, which will assemble there in 1902. Mrs. Naomi Moss, wife of Riley M Moss, was shot through the heart and killed near Willamette Heights Park Portland. Suspicion rests upon the wo man's husband and Jealousy Is believed to have been the motive. Live stock shipments from the north western parts of the state continue ac tive, with a large number of cars due out in the next few days, and large shipments going out at the present time. Pendleton is now supplied with dis trict hose carts and companies under the reorganization plan recently adopt ed. Chief Greulich has received the new carts and hose and is expecting other apparatus to arrive at any time. BRITISH COLUMBIA. Successful as last year's games were, Nelson is determined to have a record Dominion day celebration this year. The horse racing has been cut out of the program owing to there being no suitable course, and attention will chiefly be devoted to sports, boat racing and a big water carnival. Three more names may be added to the list of missing miners from Kaslo. L. A. Lemon, well known in British Co lumbia, went up Kootenay lake the other day, and' an upturned boat, sup posed to be his, was passed by the steamer Argent. There are also rumors around Kaslo that Charles Freeman and Ralph Kenyon have been drowned, but It is hoped there is no foundation for the report. They took a rowboat for Salisbury creek, 14 miles up Koote nay lake. Adam Baird and Harry Sutherland are missing and it is feared they are dead. They left aKslo some time ago to go to some claims above Baird's Landing, on the upper Duncan river, and nothing has been heard of them. Searching parties have failed to find any trace. person, firm or corporation, or associa] tion to begin and prosecute proceedings °f the United States mails, l° r the production of persons and papers, an< l confers jurisdiction upon United j States circuit and district courts for the trial of cases under it, and authorizes any Antl-Trnat Measure. Washington, June 4.—Only one vote was oast in the house Saturday against the Littlefield anti trust bill, to amend' the Sherman anti-trust act to make it more effective in the prosecution of trusts, their agents or attorneys. 'Mr. Mann, republican, of Illinois, cast the negative vote. The —, according to the statements of the republican leaders, goes to the limit of the authority of con gress under the constitution. The bill declares every contract or combination in the form of a trust or conspiracy in restraint of commerce among the states or foreign nations illegal, and such party to such act or combination guilty of a crime, punishable by a fine of not less than $5U0 or more than $5000, and by im prisonment not less than six months or more than two years. It provides that any person injured by violation of the provisions of the law may recover three fold damages. The définition of "person" anu "persons" in the recent law is en larged so as to include the agents, offi cers or attorneys of corporations. For purposes of commerce it declares illegal all corporations or associations formed or carrying on business for pur poses declared illegal by the common laws, provides that they may be per petually enjoined from carrying on inter state commerce and forbids them me use It provides under it. MIS 1 MINI NEWS OUR NORTHWESTERN MINES. Item* Gleaned From Late Reporta — All Districts Ar.e Belnv Developed —A Prosperous Year Is Pi edioted— Minins Notes and Personals. REPUBLIC. A 50-pound sample has been taken from the south drift of the lower level of the San Poil, where across the face of the drift the ore body is five feet wide. The value was $136.30 per ton. This is the best yet obtained, and shows a wonderful improvement over the five assays of the past three days. In the stopes two samples were taken from a seven-foot face. One showed $29, and the other $27.07. Four sam ples were taken from the Black Tail stopes that showed values of $29.25, $156.15, $21 and $125. These were taken across the stopes at different places. BRITISH COLUMBIA. Work on the Silver Bell in McGuigan basin, near the Last Chance in the Slo can, will he started on Monday. The upper ore bunkers of the War Eagle at Rossland have been destroyed by fire, inflicting a loss of $10,000. The fire started in the tramhouse, in which was located the machinery of the tramway. In addition to a rotary mill, the Ve nus company near Nelson, B. C., is putting in a complete steam plant, con sisting of a 40-horse power boiler, 35-horse power automatic engine which will give sufficient surplus power to run some 200 electric lights for the mine and mill. For some time the Old Ironside Min ing Company has been getting ready to equip the two shafts on the property with steel cages. The first of these was placed In position in the No. 2 shaft Tuesday, and is now running in good shape to the 400-foot level. The ore bins of the Old Ironsides, Knob Hill and Victoria mines at Phoe nix camp are full to overflowing, con taining between 8000 and 9000 tons of chalcopyrite ore. This will be shipped to the Granby smelter at Grand Forks as soon as the Canadian Pacific railroad is able to furnish the requisite cars. Word has been received from the In ter-Mountain mine, in the Greenhorn district, that a rich body of ore has been cut in the Cayuse claim of the group, which gave values of $45 in gold. The strike was made at a depth of 140 feet in the tunnel. There has been stoped out a body of ore of this character 140 feet deep and 100 feet long. MINING NOTES. The excellent conditions existing in the Coeur d'Alenes are well illustrated by the enormous daily out put of the principal mines. The average per diem production from the 10 leading producers is approximately about as follows:—Bunker Hill & Sullivan, 1000 tons; Morning, 700 tons; Frisco, 750 tons; Standard, 700 tons, Tiger-Poor man, 500 tons; Mammoth, 300 tons; j Hunter, 200 tons ; Last Chance, 200 tons; Hecla, 150 tons; Silver King, 60 tons—A total of 4,560 tons. A letter from the foreman of the Lily mine, received by President M. A. De huff yesterday, told of a big strike In the mine which will put in a promi nent place among Washington produ cers if future developments keeps up the magnificent showing that has just been made. The strike is of a high grade free milling ore 20 feet wide at 185 feet in depth, and assaying from $10.20 to $178.75 in gold. The work on the Lily for some time has been the running of a cross-cut tunnel to explore the six ledges on the property. No. 1 ledge was cut some time ago 385 feet in. It was ten feet wide, with four feet of good milling ore. Drifts were run 25 feet both ways, and the good value and the amount of the ore was found to continue uniform. The pres ent strike Is the second ledge. It was first encountered several days ago at 415 feet in. Work was driven ahead to find its width with all haste, and the reaching of the opposite wall with 20 feet of ore has Just been made. 12 assays were made across the cut, and the lowest was $10.20 with the next $22.60. The foreman, according to Thomas L. Brophy, the consulting en gineer for the company, is a conserva tive and experienced miner, and his statements are thoroughly reliable, even under the excitement of so import ant a find. One of the most important and valu able discoveries that has been made in the Baker City country for years is re ported from the Greenhorn mining dist rict. The discovery was made in an old placer mine that was thought to be worked out, but which was very rich in early days. The ground has been washed to a clay bed many years ago. This was supposed to be bed rock. While rigging out the roots of a petri fled tree, a prospector recently discov ered a bed of gravel lying underneath the clay. On prospecting the gravel, It was found to contain large quanti ties of gold. A nugget weighing $284 was taken out two days ago, and sever al smaller ones, weighing from $5 to $51 have been found. The mine is one and a half miles east of the Bonanza quartz ledge. Reports of a rich strike In the Home stake and Nonpariel claims, owned by Wilson, Robinson, Johnson and Benson came down to Baker City from the North fork of the John Day river last week. The new discovery is about six miles west of Lawton, on a line due north of the Red Boy and Concord mines. Returns from the surface gave average values of $8 per ton. The Homestake ledge Is 17 feet wide, and the Nonpariel from $8 to $12. The discovery has created considerable ex citement and many prospectors are headed that way. Over three thousand men are Idle owing to the fires In No. 2 Hecla shaft the Calumet nd Hecla mine. The management decided to close down all except the north Hecla and Amydolld shafts on account of the gas from the flifth, which has gone to all parts of the Calumet branch and part of the Hecla. It can not be told how long the men will he idle. The fire may spread to other parts of the mines. J. C. Kurtz and Norman Smith, who left Cape Nome March 16, two months later than any other arrivals, reached Seattle on the Bertha. They made the trip overland, and caught the Bertha at Kodiack. They refuse to tell their detailed route, but claim to have_ cut down the distance several hundred miles. They report that several thous and men are already at work on the partly frozen beach, and taking out good pay. Several new pay streaks have been found and a number of rich quartz strikes are reported. The min ers have organized, and fix the amount of beach territory each man shall have. Every claim of any value in the entire country has been staked and restaked, and the new arrivals figure that it will take a year's solid legal work to estab lish the ownership. The miners say they will surrender the reins of gov ernment to General Randall upon his arrival. A letter received from F. W. Rosen felt, postmaster at Bodie, Wash., a min ing man well known In Washington gives the news of a rich strike in Toro da camp of ore running as high $15.70 in gold and 255 ounces in silver. The Palmer Mountain tunnel has reached over 3200 feet length and 125u feet vertical depth. While the work in the tunnel changes little from month to month, there are always new feat ures coming into the work. At the Black Bear on Palmer Moun tain the work of blocking ore ahead of present uses has gone forward with sat isfactory progress. The mill returns will show better than last month's clean up, when $6,000 was taken up by amalgamation from five stamps, besides some $1500 worth of concentrates. Work will soon begin on the War Eagle and by the time the 15 stamps now here are Installed in the mill there will be plenty of ore In sight for both mines to keep the 20 stamps crushing continu ously for a long time. The resuming of work on the Oka nogan Free Gold Mines, following reorganization of the company, shows about the same results with 10 stamps, the monthly returns being very uni form. An accident occured in a little shack at one of the Pitney Butte mines cently. Three men had been drying some giant powder in the-oven of the cook stove and on removing it a stick of powder was overlooked and left in the stove. Later in the evening the stick of powder exploded, completely demolishing the stove and blowing pieces of iron into the legs and bodies of the three men. Fred Teter was standing over the stove at the time. His legs, from the hips down, were cut and torn in a frightful manner. He was also bruised on the breast. John and Charles Taylor of Farmin gton, have gone to the Mascott mining camp, taking their families and full equipment to spend the summer. These men are the discoverers and owners of the Mother lode, the original quartz discovery of the district, on which they have a two-stamp mill. Now comes the news that the famous Dewey is again running into native copper. The ore taken from the upper tunnel went as high as fifty per cent in copper, and It is believed that It will be even richer in the lower tunnel which they are now working and In which they are finding the native copper. It lies a short distance south of the Hum boldt and also adjoins the new town. The Dewey is considered by m'ning ex perts to be a wonder, not because of the size of the ore body, but because of the high grade ore found. Milling Rillen Recovered. Manila, June 4.—Lieutenant Colonel Emerson H. Liscum of the Twenty-fourth infantry at Tarlac, island of Luzon, re ports the efforts of the local president, have resulted in the capture of 31 out of 33 Krag-Jorgensen rifles in good condi tion, Btolon from the regiment Ikrember 9 last. The search for the rifles has con tinued unceasingly since they were lost. Some scouts on Tuesday very early dis covered the rifles, -but the enemy removed them and concealed them in the hills. A captain and 30 rebels armed with rifles have surrendered at Cuyapo. Nueva Eciga, a town in Gandaba, has been burned and many poor families are homeless. General Wheaton recommends government succor. The fire, is it sup posed, was accidental. Free Homes for Boers In America. Chicago, June 1.—A special to the Trib une from Denver says: Governor Thomas has given his indorse ment to a gigantic proposition having for its object the bringing of the defeated Boers to the valley of the Platte in Col orado. The Union Pacific Land Company pro poses to give a million acres of land, to be taken up under the Carey land act, on the Julesburg and Wyoming divisions. There is to be no charge for the gift and the company will undertake to transport the Boers to Colorado, being repaid on the installment plan after the communities are established and prosperous. E. C. Wantland, agent of the Union Pa eific, left for the east last night, where he will meet the Boer envoys and explain in detail the proposition. Some 5000 men or more are Involved In the general strike at North Hudson N. J. NO RESPECT FOR THE CAVALRY. Single Handed » Bold California^ Robe Three Stage«—Booty Sdaree bat Easily Gotten Away With. Wawona, Cal., «lune 4.—The "Black Kid," single-handed, armed with a maga zine rifle, about lOlo'clock* yesterday held up and robbed at' one time two wagon« and three coaches of the _4ftis«iuite Stage and Turnpike company, carrying 27 men and five women; then, wiçhput firing a shot, stood off a small squad of United States regular cavalry and escaped into the woods. The first stage left Raymond about 5 o'clock a. m., carrying nine stonecutters for Fish camp. The second regular pas senger stage left at 7^:preceded by a troop of United States cSvalry on their way into Yosemite. * The second stage overtook the cavalry at Daisellos and began the long ascent to Grub gulch. About three miles from the latter place the road turns sharply ta _the ight and runs straight across a little sand flat with a low bank to the right and a slope to the left covered with bushes and a few small trees. As the stage swung slowly around (he curve its passengers saw the first stage drawn out to the left of the road, two cavalry horses tied to the wheels* next tlie passengers lying underneath a tree; then on the bank on the right a solitary figure with cocked revolver, grasped in a blackened hand, with a mask made of blue cotton handkerchief with white dots moving gently in the wind and cov ing the whole of his face except pale blue eyes encircled with black. It is hard to understand how one man could hold up 27 unless one happened to be one of tiie 27. The "Black Kid" has peculiarly effective gestures with bis rifle, so per suasive that his orders were immediately and carefully obeyed. "Climb down, there; hurry up; no ex ceptions. Line up there. Now, you, there, pass the hat." The dignified gentleman indicated by effective gestures with the ritle, walked bareheaded up and down the line and col lected. Then he was ordered to chip in himself. A sound of voices and hoof beats inter rupted an examination of the valises, but it turned out to be a stageload of Chi nese. The other passengers were ordered to look tlie other way while this load was being held up. An express wagon, with the mail and express box, arrived next, and the driver was compelled to put down the box and liis lunch. -His work was well done. Two stonecutters were ordered to mount the cavalry horses and ride back. The stages and wagons were ordered one by one to move on with a "ow, you," and a persuasive gesture of the rille. They moved on. rue men on horses rode back and informed the advance guard of sol diers. They hurried forward, but prac tically unarmed, since their weapons were not loaded. They were held off until Kid" made his escape, leaving the ex press box unopened, a 'box containing clothing for a disguise, cartridges and field glasses. From three stages the robber collected about $250. Except a hag and a bit of paper on which was printed in lead pencil: "The Black Kid," and written, "The Lone High wayman," lie left no trace. Among the passengers robbed was Pro fessor Benjamin Ide Wheeler, president of the University of California. Major Rucker and Captain E. E. Wil cox, in command of 67 men of Troop F, Sixth cavalry, from the Presidio, were close 'behind, en route to the Yosemita National park. LATE TELEGRAPHIC NOTES. Harry Miles of Lynn, Mass., was thrown from a motor tandem against a heavy pole and killed in recent races held in Waltham, Mass. Ernest Hogan, the colored minstrel, won his suit against the Canadlan-Aus tralian Royal Steamship Company and secured $2250 damages as a result of be ing refused accommodations on the steamer Miowera. Small surrenders continue to be made to the American authorities in north ern Luzon. Cormo, the fugitive gover nor of Benguet, and a rich and active friend of Agulnaldo, was captured Wed nesday near Cabayan. In the Intercollegiate boat race on Schuylkill river between second crews representing Cornell, Columbia and Pennsylvania universities, Pennsylvan ia won by six lengths. Cornell finish ed second and Columbia was two lengths further back. Pennsylvania's timo was 8:17. American, British, Japanese, Ger man, Italian, Russian and French troops to the number of 100 each have been ordered to guard their respective legations at Peking, but the viceroy at Tien Tsin will not allow them to pro ceed there on the railway without the authority of the Tsung Li Yamen. The Naval Annual, published at Portsmouth, in comparing the navies of the world, estimates that at the close of the year the strength in com pleted battleships will probably be: Great Britain 47, France 34, Russia 17. But, it is added, Great Britain's pre ponderance in modern, powerful ves sels will probably make her navy more than equal to the combined French and German navies. Ahmed Pasha, the Turkish vice ad miral now in this country, has returned from a visit to Cramps' ship yards at I htladelphia. The admiral has been making flying visits to the various nav al equipment works on the east coast and expresses himself as greatly Im pressed by the facilities In this country for building and fitting out warships, and says that in this respect the Unit ed States has no superior In the world, I If, Indeed, It has an equal.