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25 CTS. A MOJVTH VOL. 1. No. 6 SIPS COLLIDE ONE GOES DOWN BOSTON, DFX 1. 26.—THK BTEAMEB DEWKY AND THK CLYDE LINER KI OVVA COLLIDED IN BOSTON LIGHT CHANNEL THIS AFTERNOON. THE LATTEIt SANK ALMOST Of- THREE MEN DROWNED IN DOSTON HARDOR BOSTON, Dec. 26.-George Coomb*, a government employe William O'Neill and Thomas Jon», blacksmiths, were drowned in the harlxir this afternoon by the sud den sinking of the big dredger General Poe. She was being towed across the har MET WITH SAD NEWS NEW YORK, Dec. 26.—The steamer Cedric which arrived from England today, brought Miss Lillian Uennett, who ex pected to marry Ambrose Uood, who was killed in the Connellsville wreck while en route to meet her. The new ß was broken to her on board the steamer by passengers. The girl is nearly insane with grief. The immigration authorities made an ex ception in her case and permitted a bro ther of the dead man, George Good, to sign a bond for her support. This morning tdie accompanied him to his home in McKeesport, where she will attend the funeral of the man she was to marry. BUZZARD NEW YORK, Dec. 26.—A storm sweep ing in from the West struck this city this morning and enveloped the streets and bay in darkness. Ferries drifted help lessly about, unable to keep their bear ings. Steamers leaving quarantine were forced to anchor. The day was almost univer sally being observed as a holiday. "u^'" ness being conducted was hampered by darkness, which lasted an bour. ihe weather bureau says today and last night were the coldest of the year. Ten below zero is expected by nightfall. Several fires started this afternoon ana the high wind made extinguishing them very difficult. Adelphi Hall, a five-story building On Seventh avenue, was destroyed. INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 26.-A raging billiard, accompanied by a decided drop in temperature, struck this place yester day At 5 o'clock the temperature regis tered 32 degrees above, with the mud blowing at a 40-mile rate. At midnight the temperature registered 2 degrees above. IN MISSOURI. ST LOUIS, Dec. 26.— Yesterday the temperature fell 31 degrees in four hours, followed by a gale which caused damage wnounting to $75,000 in various parts of the city. The teuii>erature wa« about zero last night. CHICAGO BELOW 7J-MO. CHICAGO, Dec. 26.—Three and one half inches of snow fell yesterday. The storm was accompanied, in the afternoon, by a gale blowing 40 miles an hour. The thermometer stood at 15 degrtes above zero until 10 o'clock last night, when it fell to 4 degrees below. The temperature has l>een 8 below zero here since early this morning. The wind is still high. BUILDING BLOWN DOWN. WASHINGTON, Ind., Dec. 28.-A five gtory building was blown down here yes terday. Telephone and telegraph lines are all down. The storm was the worst ever seen in this city. SUDDEN CHANGE. TERRE HAUTE, md.. Dee. 26.—Mer cury fell 31 degrees here yesterday be tween 2 and 9 o'clock. The telephone wires are down. HEAVY WIND AND SNOW. COLUMBUS, 0., Dec. 26.—A blinding snow storm, accompanied by a wind blow ing at the rate of 50 miles an hour, was the condition bat nitfht. The storm was accompanied by a sharp fall in tempera ture. Traffic is maintained with diffi culty. IN KENTUCKY. LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 26—A gale blowing at the rate of 50 miles an hour, followed by a blinding stow atorni, wu The Tacoma Times. MEDIATELY. TIIE DEWEY, BADLY DISABLED, WAS TOWED BACK TO PORT. THE GREW OP A NEARBY TUG RESCUED ALL ABOARD Of THE KIOWA. box when, without any warning, she turned turtle and went to the bottom. There were 13 men on board at o>e time. Ten of them were readied by tugs, and but three met death. Great excitement prevailed in the harbor. No cause can , be assigned for the strange accident. the Christmas weather here. The ther mometer dropped 20 degrees. Much dam age was done. COLD CONTINUES. CINCINNATI, l>ec. 26.—The cold wav« still continues today, with the tempera ture at aero. COLD IN TKNNESSEE. KNOVILLE, Term., Dee. 26.—The tem perature registered 17 degrees above zero liere thin morning. FORTUNE HAS DISAPPEARED SEATTLE, Dec. 26—Startling develop ments have come to light regarding the a Hairs of George Grace, a prominent busi ness man, who committed suicide here Thursday morning. It was thought that he was wealthy and, so for as can be DOWIE'S FOLLOWERS PARADE IN SEATTLE SEATTLE, Dec. 26.—Dowie's host in vaded Seattle's business section last night and the Hongs of the followers of "Elijah II" could be heard in any part of the downtown district. At first many of the people on the street did not know what sort of an army the singers composed, but from the character of the song which they sang it was soon evident that they were the followers of the self-appointed prophet. "The Beautiful City of .Zion," an old hymn adopted by the Dowieites, as ap propriate, was sung from Yesler way to COLORED PASTOR HAS NEW THEORY SEATTLB, Dec. 26.— J. M. Webb, pas tor of the Church of Uod, sprung a sen sation on his colored congregation yes terday when he announced from the pulpit that Jesus Christ was a direct descendant wjf the colored race and that the blood of the colored man flowed through the veins of the Savior. Solomon and Moses, accord ing to the colored pastor, were also of the same race as himself. Elder Webb argued that Jacob's Rons both had Canaanite wives and that the Canaanites and Egyptians were direct de scendants of Ham, the father of the black race. In his sermon he traced the lineage of the family of the Savior, and succeeded in convincing his congregation at lea.st of the point of his argument. FROZEN LIMA, 0., Dec. 26.—Charles Wiesen myer, a wealthy contractor, was found dead within a block of his home here this morning, frozen in a snow drift. CAPT. WILSON BUYS STEAMER GREYHOUND Captain Fred Wilson announced this morning that he had purchased the Bte&m er Greyhound and will bring her here from Seattle Monday. The boat will be refurnished here. Captain Wilson «aid this morning: "The Greyhound wag in first-class condition when I looked ber over. A new boiler waa TACOMA, WASH., SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 26, 1903 learnoil, lie was possessed of considerable money until a short time ago- Now even aitiiki» of valuable jewelry which he wa« known to have possessed have disappeared and no trace of them can be found. Lm§ than six months ago (irace had *8,000, and since that time he Una drawn $2,000 from the commission firm of which he is a member. He had a Kold watch worth $200 and diamonds valued in the neighborhood of $2,000. All of his money and jewelry haa disappeared, and credit ors are appearing on every aide. It has been found that hi« wife, a Mex ican woman, who was with him m-veral months ago in Seattle. ha«i lo leave on account of his riotous living. An inquest will he held this afternoon by Coroner PLAGUE BUTLER, Pa., Dec. 2«.—The »eventy eighth victim of the typhoid plague ditd here this morning. Five died yesterday. MURDERED AT A CHRISTMAS BALL SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 26.— During a drunken brawl at a dunce in a colony ol Finlandera near Eureka one man was killed and another mortally wounded, last night. A woman is badly bruined up and two men are in jail. The trouble wan started by John ana Herman Blackmail, brothers. One of th» brothers struck Charles Peterson, who went for a shotgun. As he was leaving the room one of the Blackman brothers threw a beer bottle at him, which struck Miss Cronlof in the face, knocking her teeth out and otherwise badly injuring her. When Peterson returned with the shot gun Herman Ulackman attempted to take it from him. Jn the scuffle both barrels were discharged, the lead striking John Eastman, who had not been in the trouble. He was killed instantly. This, however, did not atop the fight and John Blackman received the third shot, which will likely prove fatal. GORMON IS FAVORITE NEW YORK. Dec. 26.—Tke Time* has made a poll of the democratic senatorf and congressman to ascertain their choice for presidential candidate. Gorman wae farored by 12 senators and 30 revrcHcmt'ii.. tives. Parker was next and third choice wag Cockrell. Hearst was favored by three representatives only. Pike street. Unlike the Salvation Army find some other organizations in their marehef, the Dowieites walked nlowly and leisurely up and down the streets. Every few blocks the procession of several hun dred would stop and a few addresses would bo made from the street corner*. Several men who had been imbibing Christmas cheer a little too freely joined in the procession and their voices joined those of the faithful in the /ion song. The pilgrimage through the street* ended at the church of the followers of Dowie in North Seattle. 'j| put in three years ago, and since that time the engines and hull have been over hauled." The Greyhound, or "Pup," as she is fa miliarly known among steamboat men, is one of the fastest sternwheel packets on the Sound. For many years she was on the run between Everett and Seattle. She was built by V. B. Scott, who also built the Flyer, Telegraph and Telephone. Captain Wilson has not yet announced definitely on what run he will put his new steamer, but it is believed that sUe will run l>etween Tacoma and Olympia. SIR HENRY BULLARD IS DEAD IN LONDON LONDON, Dec. 28.—Sir Henry Bullard, a Conservative member of parliament, ig dead. This given the Liberals a chance of obtaining another seat WIOOT MEAN WAR PARIS, Dec. 26.—1t wan learned today that Japan is preparing a force which wUI probably number 15,000 troopn, to be sent into Korea to maintain order in the dis turbed part» there. Japan hag been as mired by Russia that such action will not be eonuidered as an unfriendly act or cusiu belli. bankTTbe MARIETTA, 0., Dec. 2f1.-The First bank building here was destroyed by fire this morning. Two mercantile house*! also suffered great damage. The 1 lorn is ctitimated at a quarter of a million. REVOLUTION 1. EIBHTY-EIGHT NEW YOKK, Dec. HS.-Passengers on the Clyde liner New York, which ;ini\nl today from San Domingo, say tin country it seething with riot, anarchy and revolu tion. The people are so wrought up that few have a clear idea of what they are lighting for. Business is paralyzed and at a complete standstill all over the island. Communication between ports has Ix-en suspended and all wires are down. Traf fic is practically suspended. The passen- UNCLAIMED VICTEMS PONNELLBVILLK, Pa., Dec. 26.— Twelve victims of the railroad wreck are still unclaimed. Four of them are uniden tified. The time of the inquist has not yet been determined. MURDER~OT A SUICIDE ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Dec. 26-The lmdy of Philip Wentz, secretary of the Wentz Shoe company, was found hanging in an empty box car today, suspended by a piece of feuoe wire. Relatives think it is mur der, but the coroner thinks it was suicide. POSTAL FORGE STILL RUSHED The carriers left the postofh'oe this morn ing heavier loaded with mail than at any RUSSIANS BELIEVE IN CHINA-JAPAN ALLIANCE ST. PETERSBURG, Dec. 2f1.-The Nov o Vremya today states that alarm is felt over the belief that China is plotting to aid Japan against Russia, the Boxer General Mar and Viceroy Kiiy are men tioned as the leaders of the movement. Chinese soldiers are having constant tar get practice, as though in preparation for IBM HKI WAS 1 LESSEE WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 26.—Poet maater (161101111 I'ayne announced today that the lease of the postofh'ee quarters in Cheyenne contains the name of Senator Warren as lessee in violation of the stat utes, but that it would be continued in 1 use until the completion of the new gov ernment building, which will probably be several months. The lease was executed between government inspectors and an agent for the projierty while the senator was absent. FOOLISH GIRL PORTLAND, Or., Dec. 26.—Among a large consignment of Eastern eggs received today by a commission house were many on whieli Miss U. Crook <'f Smith Omaha had written a request for a husband. She says she is 17, good looking and works for the Armour company. She wanto a man about 28 years of age. TEACHERS MEET The seventh annual meeting of the Washington State Teachers' association will be held in Tacoma Monday, Tin:* day and Wednesday of next week. Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock an edu cational council is to be held in the au ditorium of the Central school. . _ | Professor F. B. Cooper of Seattle is . presiden' of the council and Mrs. Mar g.tretta Keyes of Olympia in secretary. Severcl importan topics are to ,be brought before the council for final con sideration. CHRISTMAS QUARREL RESULTS IN MURDER CHICAGO, Dec. 26.—William Kauffman shot and fatally injured his cousin, Grace Kauffman, last night over a quarrel about Christmu present*. K&utfmaa mid that gers who arrived M the steamer say that the condition will probably oontinue until some outside country steps in and takes ■ hand. \VANIIiNdTON, 1). 0., Dec. 28.—The following telegram was received by the state department today from Minister Powell at San Domingo: "Insurgents ar« now inarching on San Domingo from Ma coris. Newport has arrived and German fleet expected today." time before Christmas. There was no de li very yesterday and the mail had piled up until there was an enormous amount for the carriers to deliver this morning. It in stated at the pogtoffice that the receipt* for December will show a marked increase over the game month last year. ELEMENTS AS ACCOMPLICES ' FREEPORT, 0., Dee. 26.—While the blizzard; was in progress last night burg lars forced .an ' entrance to the • Uannon deportment; store, and s carried away • seal *kiiiß , and jewelry ; amounting to several thousand dollars. CHICAGO STRIKE MAY BRANCH OUT CHICAGO, Dec. 26.-Unless the union teamsters consent to the formation of A permanent arbitration board on Wednes day next, a general strike is liable to result between them and the associated teaming interests. The livery drivers' strike is gtill on. All funerals today used hearses accompanied by police guards. No demonstration was made. active duty. * ■■..■,'*■- I Chinese immigrants suspected of being soldiers disguised are entering Manchuria in large numbers. Amis are being ■ hidden in accessible place*, The Chinese may ultimately hold the trump card in the Manchurian cam paign. his uncle had not remembered him in the way he believed he should, and a fight between , them seemed imminent. Grace Kauffinun stepped in to interfere an a peacemaker and the infuriated man fired. I The first shot mortally wounded , Miss : Kauffman and a second slightly. hurt Mrs. . Kena Kanffmnn, an aunt of the gun-wield : er. The crazed man ran from the house ' and has not been arrested. FRIENDS FIND NO TRACE mm M. P. Herman, a telegraph operator, wlio i disppeared so suddenly a few week* ago, has never been heard from. An operator saw a man answering Herman's descrip tion in Portland, but it ii not certain that it was the missing man. That he ha* met with foul play or is at the bottom of the bay is believed by some of lii friends. Ilia clotli';» are in his room and his typewriter is aj the office of his employers. Ho far as in known, ne would have no occasion to leave for other regions suddenly. A young woman of Westminster, B. C, who wrote him a letter after he d'tnp- I>eared, has asked to have her letter re turned. She gave the postoffi.ee depart ment her box number only. BUILDING PERMIT* 'I'lic following building jiormits have been toned: Data A. Uurtu, to erect a one itory brick addition to ;i building at 1132 Pacific avetUM, to cost *SfX); J. D. Donald j toO| to erect ;1 one-Ktory brick building on South Ninth and D atratta to cost 1800. ROUGH VOYAGE IS COMPLETED 'Hie HritiKh ship Olivehnnk, which ar rived in San Franciaco 'i'huredar, nunr IffVBTEfiVE/fT Iff yiLL THINGS ONE CENT days overdue* had a t most trying f eipcri- 1 ence '.while coming across in ballast horn Shanghai to Koyiil Roads.';- . »'.,'"■. "■',. : In the terrific sea encountered her marts 5 were rolled' out •of her' and i lay pounding ; aongside,'; For •everal days the crew were unable to clear the; wreckago away. \\ P in^ ally, after much: danger, this, wan ;aceom-' plished and with a jury rig •h« made San r>ani-iwi>, but"arrived ".; in :a • deplorable ;' condition. VBHBPC The seamen have made many complaints .. against Captain Henderson and alleys they were, treated like, dogs on • the .whole voj- * age,. ; Some . interesting, developments are expected. ,\*/ !' ; ■;.' ■ -J f }\ ■? X.-:.,. . BURGLARS TRY TO STEAL SAFE STKVHUNVIIXE, 0., Deo. 28.—Burg lar* at Mingo Junction laat night rolled the Pennsylvania railway's safe out and started ncrom the tracks, where a wagon was waiting, in which they had evidently planned to load the safe and cart it away. A passenger train came around a curve and knocked the safe off the track, but a* if by a miracle the train was not derailed. The robbers escaped. ACCIDENT IN SUBWAY NEW YORK, Dec. 26.-A man named Fitzgerald was killed and several others Injured this morning by the collapse of a big caisson in the electric subway being constructed at Bath Beech. Two of the Injured will die. MARINE GLIMPSES The Alaska Pacific Navigation company, ii newly organized concern, with i.'aptain E. E. Cuiue president, him taken over th« lV'ilie Parking A. Navigation company's steamers Santa Ana, Excelsior, Jeauie in 4 Newport, and will operate them on itortu ern runß. . Steamer Umnitilla arrived yesterday aft ernoon * from San Francisco.,; Her ' officers report fine;weather.';! A': large ; amount )of freight' for ■ this port »; being | discharged. She had 125 passengers for Sound points. The International Fisheries company's uteamer Edith arrived from the North Ifiwt night. The Edith brings four carloads of halibut this trip and reports very nasty weather and a great deal of fog during her trip. The French bark Eugenic Tantrel jae dis charging firebrick at the Commercial dock. The collier Mackinaw is loading at the Gravity bunkerg for San Francinco and it due to get away today. The collier lieelanaw in at the Klectric bunkers. She expects to get away tomor row morning for Ban Francisco, b Three of the Chinese a&ilon* from tun steamship Pleiadea will be taken to Se attle today to be re»hipped on the iShuw mut. The Klmwmut will (jet away from here for Seattle this afternoon. The schooner Novelty in reported in at South Bend with a demented sailor on board. He will turned over to the state authorities. H, forueTwert NOT LANDED WASHINGTON D. C, Dec. 2f1.-The navy department this afternoon announced that the following telegram ha<l been re ceived from Admiral Coghlan at Colon: "Atlanta dad! not bad armed, torat on Colombian territory at any time for any purpose. Two officers landed at inviU tion of Colombian generals." The Ti»<mi;i weather man in beginning to feel dubious., His com* hurt him, mo lie says, and that is a sure mien to bim of approaching cold weather. The barom eter, however, indicates nothing ' like a decided dump in the temperature. Forecast for; 'facoma and vicinity: To night and Sunday, fair, light to freih south wind*. TRAIN LATE Northern Pacific; train No. 8, from the East, due here at 1:15 o'clock, this after noon, is 10 hours late and an extra trail will be made up from here to Uk« , th* Portland run.