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THE EVENING STATESMAN.
VOLUME 30. ,ting group cf the heads cf the nations involved in the Manchurian dispute. StCREI SERVICE MEN 'Ailll THE PRESIDENT i »t the Trio Is Nearly -Greatest Danger I !s Passed. II l • ' '"lit br< at lied I [argi number of foreign resident .-topped his train j . near here to witness j ; ._ of BJaekfoot Indians 1 v i > 1 11 i - s neech • ■ m on,- told me on to choose his professions, he took They are trained to taught to obey orders." I I < "lay —President j •■ red Idaho today, en I itntte to Salt Lake city. - ed at Pocateilo, 1 ■ ;e oiiain Home. Sho- I . c smaller places. In I .a ins crowd is on ' ' m * the distinguished trayly de< orated with dags . every preparation , • It lor a big time. I "E NTS .AT SALT LAKE. > planned in honor of [;' ■ veil upon bis visit to 2 festive ' garb 'and s Senators Reams a: or Thompson and ite and city officials 1,1 welcome of the company with the in committee will : tial special at tin station. A mili !e will take place tie- Mormon tab pr< sident is sohed fns public address, through the lead the city ami will ipportunity of see . d visitor. Thous j enabled to hear tabernacle is the n .a the west, public exercises it president and luncheon with - ir to the depart the afternoon. IR BURIED. il Blouet, widely t< ill, was buried fo rbore were but • ~_ ~ ——, • .... — . 1 CULAR j LETTERS, \ ■ '■' c style at the | STATESMAN j PRINTERT \ Worth 1 a title to phone Main \ When in need of printing. ) THE TWO SHAMROCKS SAILED FOR AMERICA Today—Thousands of People See Them Off—Linton Brings a Large Crew. Gourock, May 28.—The two Sham ioc-1 3 with an escort left Clyde today for the trip across the Atlantic An immense < rowd bade th. m good bye. The turbine steamer Bi iliant accom panied them for 50 miles. Lipion is sending a crew of 17" over to sail tiie Just before they sailed an enthu siastic Scotchman sent aboard a flower bedecked towline to be used by Shamrock 111 in towing the Re liance in the coming race. Turks Have Battle With Insurgents. Vi< ana May 28.—Die Zeitung today prints a dispatch from Uskub, Mace bet ween Turkish troops and insur gents mar Batah. Both sides lost heavily. A notable feature of the fighting was a large number of women who carried arms for the insurgents. FUGITIVES KILLED BY TURKS. Vienna. May 28.—A dispatch re ceived here today states that a laree number of fugitives from Arian onle while attempting to cross the frontier at Markaibilare, were shot down by Turks. RELIANCE WINS AGAIN IN A HARD RACE The Constitution Was Neck and Neck With Her Until Some Accident Befell Her. Unnt "hr< ./• i's kicking up a small W ni^n^r >P6 lf the forth the trial race between the Reliance, the r n'titiition and the Columbia will nr - > a ■ on Tues l" V Tho fine showing made by the Constitution has increased interest. Long b fore the scheduled boot an immense concourse ol craft gathered at Matinicock Point. At 8 rata be gan, flattening the wind to seven knots. 114 The starting gun was fired at l_:Lv The Columbia crossed the line three seconds later. Tho Reliance a minute and 30 seconds later and the Consti tution a minute and 4o seconds later. The Reliance and Constitution were fighting all the time disregarding the Columbia. They both did extremely clever maneuvering, neither seeming to have the best of it. In a six-knot wind there was a great iuffing match. By the time they reached Fox point where they passed the Columbia and the Constitution gained the weather position over the Reliance. In the great struggle which followed Cap tain Barr forced Captain Rhodes to luff so often that both worked consid erably south of the course. SuddenlJ from "the shore the Constitution was seen to be forced out of the race. It was impossible to tell the cause owing to the haze, but it is believed that she lost her topmast. The Reliance finished in 2:26:02, beating the Col umbia eight minutes and 30 seconds. Captain Rogers of the Constitution is taking her to Hempstead where she will anchor. Her topmast was carried away six feet above the doubling. The* upper spar slipped down but does not seem to be otherwise dam aged. She limps along in a crippled condition. WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON, THE EVENING STATESMAN, THURSDAY. MAY 28, 1903. EARTHQUAKE DESTROYS A Large City in 111= Fated Armenia. TWO THOUSAND PEOPLE KILLED Neighboring Villages Also Collapsed —Thousands of Cattle Ar e Killed —Constantinople Shaken. Constantinople. May 28.—Malaz guier, Armenia, was destroyed by an earthquake, 2000 being killed Includ ing 700 Armenians and 400 soldiers in the garrison. A number of houses in neighboring villages also collapsed. Hundreds of cattle were killed. The shock was fell at Constantinople but no damage was done hero. Vict- Consul Ojalvo at Ezroum, Turkey, sends the state department by mail an account of the earthquake at Malasgird April 29. He reports 520 lulled and the city in ruins. Earth quake shoe ks have been almost con tinuous there since November. 1901. London. May 28.— Advices from the British consul at Erzerum say the arthquake on April l".' totally de stroyed Mela/.gherd. Foreign office advices regarding the arthquake say that 500 houses wore demolished at Melazghord and great havoc was done in surrounding vil lages. There was a light shock again this morning. The city is situated in a mountainous region remote from .raveled ways. The operator who sent out the advices said lie was barely able to send the message as he was injured. One of the officers of the garrison whose entire family per ished has gone insane. ARMED POSSES PURSUE NEGRO RAVISHERS Who Assaulted a Prominent Woman in Ohio—Third Assault in Two Weeks. St. Clairsville. 0.. May 2S.—Armed pos.-es are scouring tie couitry in pursuit of two negroes who assaulted Mrs. Maude Pugh, one id' the most prominent women of the comity and afterward strapped her hands and feet together and gagged In r. She was found in the road in a critical condi dition. As this is the third criminal assault in this county within two weeks the guilty negroes will un doubtedly be lynched if caught. Berlin, May 28. —Tageblatt reports an outbreak of rebellion in the Rus sian province of Voronesh. Ten thou sand insurgents are under arms and a big army has been sent to suppress them. FOUR FIREMEN INJURED. New York. .May 28. — Four firemen were injured, one, Rudolph Cster, fa tally by the breaking away of a fire escape While flames were sweeping the Pierson company's cabinet works diis morning. Uster was to receive a medal of honor next week for heroic rescues at fires. The loss os $75,000. Infant Damnation Discarded. Los Angeles. May 2^. —The Presby terian assembly this morning by a rising vote accepted a revision of the creed containing the following declar ation: "We believe that all who die in in fancy are included in the election of grace and are regenerated and saved by Christ." This resolutions represents 15 years' hard work and many hard con flicts. Savage Gets After Gov. Mickey. Lincoln. Neb.. May 28. —Governor Mickey and his predecessor Savage had a stormy Interviey this morning at the executive office. The governor called in an Associated Press corre spondent and compelled him to sign a statement that the dispatch he sent out pretending to quote Mickey, in which the letter said that the state oil inspector had paid Savage $1 for his appointment was false. HERBERT SPENCER VERY ILL. Manchester, England. May 2S. —The Dispatch today prints an article on the condition of Herbert Spencer, the famous author such as to cause great anxiety. It is believed that he can live but a short time longer. REBELLION IN RUSSIA. KANSAS FARMERS Attempt To Lynch a Negro WHO OUTRAGED PRETTY MRS. LIND Sheriff and Deputies With Winches ters Drive Back the Mob— Prisoner Spirited Away. Yates Center, Kas.. May 28.—The negro Wood, held under a bond for enticing from her home and assault ing Mrs. Linde, was spirited away from jail this morning to avoid lynching. He was probably taken to Wicdiita. Three hundred desperate men tried to lynch him last night. They bat tered down the jail door with a tel ephone pole. The county attorney cried to quiet the mob but was hissed into silence. The sheriff and armed deputies with Winchesters stood off the inoli. which finally dispersed. Railroads Lock Out Freight Handlers. Kansas City, Mo.. May 28. —The railroads here today took the initia tive and locked out tiie union freight handlers who had been threatening a strike for several days. The railways deny that they have locked out the freight handlers, but say that 600 walked out. Their places will be tilled, with non-union ists. To Settle West Virginia Strike. Indianapolis, May 28.—Vice Presi dent Lewis arrived this morning for a conference with John Mitchell. It is believed they are considering the offer of a settlment of the West Vir ginia strikes. BOILER MAKERS GO TO WORK. Omaha. May 28.—The Union Pa cific boiler makers went to work this morning. LABOR SITUATION IN CHICAGO. Chicago, May 28. —The labor situa tion presents conflicting phases today, the greater number threatening ser ious developments. It seems almost certain that 20.000 waiters and all freight hand! rs will strike. Sixty boiler makers struck at the Allis Chalnu rs plant this morning. This may involve " ther workmen. Portland Metal Workers Locked Out. Portland. May 28.—A1l metal work irs in shop- and on structural build ings were locked out ibis morning. The men have no grievance but. they say this is part of a plan of employers to break up the building trades coun cil. Chicago Wheat Market. Chicago, May 28. —Wheat opened at Tt; closed at 73%. MILLIONAIRES ARE SUBPOENAED To Testify at the inquest on the Body of John Hefferman. a Clubman. Ardsley, X. V.. May 28. —Several millionaires, members of the exclu sive Ardsley club, have been subpoe naed to testify at the inquest of John Hefferman, who was killed on the club grounds Sunday night. The in quest will be held late this afternoon. Edwin Could. General Schuyler and several others scarcely less promi nent will appear. INDIANIANS AT CLEVELAND. Cleveland. ().. May 28— The newly organized Indiana Society of Cleve land, which includes in its member ship many of the most prominent and professional men of the city, has made elaborate arrangements for a banquet tonight. Governor Durbin and a number of other eminent citi zens of tiie Hoosier state have ac cepted invitations to be present. TO IMPROVE CABLE CODE. London. May 28. —The Internation al Telegraph conference began its sessions in London today with repre sentatives present from the United Stat. s. a> well as from Australia. South Africa and all the countries of Europe. A special effort will he made by the delegates from the United States to secure more favorable con sideration for American code mes sages. ARREST OF MACHEN ONLY THE BEGINNING Of Sensational Exposures in the Postoffice Department—Many Others Involved. Washington. May 28. —Further de velopments in the Machen case lead to the belief that even more serious charges than hri'hery will he made against him when the evidence is complete. Other officials too are un der fire and disclosures of a sensa tional character are likely to result within a few days involving men hold ing positions almost as important as Machen's. WALCOTT-SMITH GO. Portland. Ore.. May 28.—Followers of pugilism in this section are looking forward to seeing an interesting con test when Joe Walcott and Mysterious Billy" Smith come together before the Portland Athletic club tonight for a twenty-round bout. The fight was originally scheduled for several weeks ago. but postponed at the request of the club. Since that time both men have been keeping up their training and from all appearance they are in good shape for the encounter. ATTEMPT TO RESCUE JETT AND WHITE The Assassins of Attorney Fvlarcum. From Jackson. Kentucky. Jail Was Frustrated. Jackson, Ky.. May 28. —An attack on the guards at the county jail last night was repulsed. There was much shooting throughout tho night. It is believed that several of the attacking party were wounded. More troops will be called for immediately as the desperate character of the ef fort to be made to save Curtiss Jett is now apparent for the first time. It was thought the arrival of the Hotch kiss gun yesterday would subdue the friends of either Jett or White. The troops are well handled. Pickets stand at tho four corners of the court house square. Tiie feudists advanced on the jail at 1 o'clock this morning, and charged when ordered to halt by the pickets on the field and inside the jail. When the fusillade commenced the troops fired from tho jail windows and the soldiers guarding Jett and White were ordered to shoot them if the jaii was ton ibly entered. Shots were exchanged until dawn. Judge Rodwine this morning set the trial of Jett and White for Mon day and adjourned court until then. The grand jury is still in session. Roth prisoners were in court today and everything was quiet. TroopS are stationed everywhere. THREE BROTHERS TO BE HANGED Clarksville, Term., May 28.—The three negro brothers. John. Pete and Clay Johnson, will be hanged in the county jail tomorrow unless there is an unlocked for reprieve. Tho case of the condemned men has attract d considerable attention as it is the first time in the history of the state that three brothers have been sen tenced to be banged the same day. Last October the three Johnson brothers attended a negro festival and started a fight. A negro named Redmond tried to quiet then! and they (diased him to his home, where they shot him to death. „ SIGNALS FROM MARS HAVE BIEN SEEN By a Harvard Professor From Obser vatory at Flagstaff. Arizona — Last Half Hour. Cambridge, Mass.. May 28.—11 is believed that the planet Mars is sig naling the earth. A telegram receiv ed at Harvard from Professor Lowell at Flagstaff. Arizona, which states that a large projection on Mars was found on the night of May 2m which lasted 35 minutes. UNITED BRETHERN MEETING. Dayton. 0.. May 28.—The board of bishops of the United Bret hern church is holding its annual meeting today at the publishing house of the church in this city. The bishops of the church throughout te country are in attend ance. The business to be transacted is mostly routine and nothing of un usual importance is expected to come before the meeting. The Evening Papers in every city are the best advertising mediums and haw largest cir culations. . , , „„„ This is food for thought for the business man. "Abe" Attell, featherweight of Call* fornia, who was to have met Terry McGovern at Fort Erie in a twenty round fight. DISASTROUS FLOODS IN IOWA Are Doing Great Damage to Property and Endangering Many Lives. Dcs Moines. la.. May 28.—-The Dcs Momes river i> four feet higher ithan last year's phenomenal record. Eleven hundred people are homeless land terror hovers over tho lowlands augmented by tho knowledge that the flood will go still higher. Breaks In the levees are constantly occurring, although hundreds of men are work ing on them feverishly. A magnificent | new arch bridge in progress of con struction was carried awaj this af ternoon. Another bridge seems inev itably doomed. Only two persons | have been drowned so far, although j many families arc being rescued from | upper stories of houses in row boats. A break in the levee at 11 this fore noon flooded 50 residences in North Dcs Moines, making approximately 600 houses submerged in this city. Reports from west and southwest lowa say that the flood exceeds all previous records. Cedar Falls. la.. Ma.. 28.—The rise of the Cedar river during the night forced families from their homes. NOT HURT BY STRIKES. New York. May 28. — Despite the Igreal extern to which labor troubles disturbed building operations all lover the country, the makers ol struc tural steel say there is no diminution in the volume of orders placed. The effect of the str':k.-> has been discern ible in certain localities, principally in New York eily, but only in the suspension of small operations. The [larger number of consumers, and those who use the most material, have j continued to place their orders for the season, in the belief thai labor troubles are only a temporary afflict ion. Steel m< n say that one reason why matters have not been so serious as reports would bad the public to suppose the fact that employers ' have co-operated much more than • ever before in helping one another out. Tiie sales agents of several of the principal steel companies regard 'tee uniform volume of orders as a very strong indication of the confi dence'of contractors and building I firms in the early subsidence of the | * In steel circles it is freely predicted that the reduction in the price of pig 1 iron will be a decided benefit to all branches of the industry. The same men who express this opinion have for months contended that the pig | iron market had been forced to an ar tificial level, the maintenance of I which would result injuriously to I construction interests all over the I country. GOOD THINGS IN WEST. Chicago. 111., May 28.—Continued heavy shipments of general merchan dise 'remains the chief feature of the traffic situation in the west. There appears to be no abatement ot this class of freight ami ail officials report the movement greater than at this time last year. With the exception of the grain movement, the healthiest conditions prevail all over the west. Country merchants are now finding it difficult to keep their shelves filled with dry goods, hardware and other articles ' which go into almost daily consumption at this time of year. There is a good deal ot building going on. calling for nearly ail grades of machinery. NUMBER 64.