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Tonight and Wednesday part ly cloudy with probably showers. VOLUME XXXII." CHOLERA IN ! GERMAN TOWNS Many Gases Are Reported From Various Points ONLY ONE DEATH HAS BEEN REPORTED American Marine Hospital Service Believes There's Little Danger of Importation of the Plague. «BERLIN, Sept. I.—Fourteen new Eases of cholera are reported from Bvnrious .points in Prussia. It h/as JC.I gradua'.Yy and it is provable new case? have been H ne death has occurred at Marien iMfjwier. No new cases were reported Blfn Hamburg today. T:ie health here say there is no rea- Sfl for American fears. Germans Will Control Cholera. WASHINGTON. D. C, Sept. L— mg health authorities say they do ) not f ,'ar the importation of cholera f lor , Germany. They say that here ,,f,,,, German officials have been well 11,1,. control such epidemics. Ma ine ii?spital authorities say that bolera I? 5 easily controlled. BUILD THROUGH GARFIELD. fclectric Company Anr P « to Com- I plete Lie Within One Year. I GARFIEL Wi sh.. Sept I.— Liaf official i : ; - i i In land Electr . t*re In Gar field today ...... ....u meeting with the Garfield com;' ittee at the office <of the Garfield Land company. As a result the route through Garfield to Falouse was adopted. The committee agreed to furnish a free right of way through the town and depot grounds and aid In secur ing a right of way through the coun try, Mr. Graves and Mr. Blackwell for the company, agreeing to build the line through Garfield. Work will he prosecuted as rapidly Bs possible, and it is expected to have the line completed to Garfield with in a year. Electricity will be used as motive power for freight as well as passenger trains. The citizens of Garfield are great ly elated over the events of the day and there is general rejoicing in the surrounding country. j taMtiW.of Gram Rates In Force. ItNNEATOLtei Minn.. Sept. I.— 'he reduction in grain rates an rfomned by the Northwestern railroad I Mother western roads, went into ef f today and the grain movement. I pb had been somewhat retarded by * announcement, has now fully be- Jte According to an estimate the ptern farmer will save about $3,000,- pby the reduction of the rates. WCOTT UNDER BAN ; OF CHINA'S EMPEROR »' Edict Orders Viceroys to Put I St °P t0 It-Are Held Re -1 I sponsible. I E * BAY. X. Y., Sept. 1.-Min j • c *Mn of China sends the fal gZL " Imperial edi ct states that U cv' P beUveen the United States t hf bov ' na has been tried severely by P^fTn 011 Urges the P w P le Uly to await the action of both entS ' !t Says the b °ycott is and commands the viceroys la tt? 10rS t0 take effectiv * ac • them responcible." t N ; o 9 v ProVmcial Autooomy. Kin ß " ' Alberta ' SeDt I—The \W Provincial autonomy to F 1 * here today on a r Vails am mtenße enthusiasm tion Th° ng 8H elasses of the POP- h! T g ° Vernor * en «al. ac ",,*WUUm Grey and a lar * e ant Party 0 f staff officers and 1 :: r f vening Statesman government officials arrived here last night and were present today at the civil and military celebration. Two hundred men of the mounted police and four field pieces formed their es cort. From here the governor general and his party will go to Reginia, where the autonomy celebration of the new province of Saskatchawan will be celebrated on the 4th of this month. After the celebration they will con tinue their tour. The governor gen eral will take a hunting and sight seeing trip through Manitoba and the Territories and Lady Grey and the other lady members oi the party will enjoy a holiday under canvas at Qu* Appelle lake, where Lady Minto used to camp. \ — , Bidding for the Masonic Hone. JACKSON, Miss., Sept. I.—The Ma sonic grand lodge of th's state; will meet here tonight to open bids for locating the Masonic Widows' and Orphans'. Home foj*khis state. Several cities have sent fn bids and there is considerable rivalry among them on ;that cccount. It is stated that Mei<dian has m#de special effors to secure the location of the home and has made an unusually advantageous offer for the purpose. CAPTAIN WOOD HAS FESI6NED WILL BE SUCCEEDED AT PRISON BY TRAVELING GUARD J. j D. SMITH. \ Has Been Appointed as ' Deputy County Assessor —Will Remain In Walla W«»ila. Following the visit of Governor Mead to Walla Walla and a confer ence held yesterday by Warden Kees and the employes of the prison who were recommended for dismissal, last evening Charles B. Wood, the captain of the guards, handed to Warden Kees his resignation, which was to take effect at once. His successor is J. D. Smith of Columbia county, who has been one of the- traveling guards of the institution. This morning Smith was installed in his new position and Wood came to Walla Walla. He immediately went to the county assessor's office where he was handed an appointment as deputy county assessor to succeed E. G. Rourk, who tendered his res ignation to Assessor Berryman last" night. Mr. Wood then took the oath of office and entered upon the dis charge of his new duties. It is predicted by those who claim to be on the inside that Rourk is to be appointed traveling guard to suc ceed Smith. The other employes at the prison, it is understood, will tender their resig nations to Warden Kees at once to take effect as soon as other men can be appointed to take their places. Warden Kees will make the selection of the new employes as rapidly as possible so that the other men can be let out. WOODWARD WAS DRUNK. City Council of Atlanta May Apologize to Mayor Dunne. ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. I.—For his drunken outbreak at the municipal league convention at Toledo, Mayor J. G. Woodward is to be requested to re" sign by the city council. If Woodward refuses to resign the council will take steps to impeach him. The caucus of the majority of the members of the council which decided on this action also determined to adopt resolutions apologizing to Mayor Dunne and the city of Chicago for Woodward's attack. Feeling here over Woodward's out break is very bitter, chiefly because he is an old offender. When he served as mayor four years ago he was incapacitated for weeks because of drunkenness. To escape impeachment near the close of the term he signed the pledge to resign should he offend again. Forest Fires in Maine. BANGOR, Maine, Sept I.—Forest Fires in northern Aroostock county threaten to be as bad as two years ago. One town has already been wiped out of existence and another is threat" ened. Hundreds of fires are rat ing*. „ ... .„ ... fz ESTABLISHED 1861 WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1905. ALL HONOR TO ROOSEVELT IT MAY MEAN ANOTHER TERM Politicians in Washington Believe it Will Be Hard to Head Off His Nomination and Election by the Almost Universal Demand of the American People WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. I.— Paliticians are discussing sthe rela tion the president's achievements for peace will have to the presidential candidacies at the next election. One high official, a trained political ob server, says: "The American people will have an awful hard time to keep from nom inating and reelecting Roosevelt in 1908. The stock of all avowed can -3.i lates has dropped since peace was declared." Many others share this belief. WILL BE SIGNED TUESDAY. Draft of Treaty Is Now Being Pre pared. PORTSMOUTH. Sept. I.—Thepres" klent has declined an invitation to attend the signing of the treaty and accompany the peace party into the Whits mountains. It is expected the treaty will be signed next Tuesday. There will be no demonstration. It be a simple affair, and will take place in the conference room of the navy yard. A proclamation of armstice to go into effect immediately is being drawn up by the envoys at the Hotel Wentworth without''the special for mality of meeting at the navy yard. It will at once be cabled to Oyama and Linevitch. Formal announcement was made this morning that a message has been received from the emperor of Japan giving his approval of the peace terms and agreeing to an armstice. A dif ference of opinion developed here as to the method of arranging an arm stice. The Russians desired to have all the details left to the command ers in the field. The Japanese wanted the matter concluded here. It has been decided that the envoys at their meeting tomorrow will sign a proto col. At Tuesday's meeting they will read over the completed first draft of the treaty. An armstice proclamation was sign ed at high noon. The armstice signed here cannot be transmitted to Tokio because of the cables not working. Since the Tokio government must communi cate it to Oyama it is possible that FLYWHEEL BURSTEO SEVEN MEN KILLED Ten Others Were Injured by Accident in National Tube Works at McKeesport. M'KEESPORT, Pa., Sept. I.—A flywheel in the National Tube Works bursted this afternoon. Seven were killed and 10 were injured. Four of the injured are foreigners who will probably die. The property loss is $150,000. IS PRESIDENT PREPARINGT War With Congress Forseen by Some Politicians. WASHINGTON, Sept. I.—President Roosevelt has called upon the heads of all departments for detailed informa tion concerning the amount of federal patronage he will have at his disposi tion this fall. No explanation of his move has been offered by those who know of it. but it is believed here the president is preparing for a possible conflict with congress over railroad rates. Agreement on Miners' Wages. BUTTE.fI Mont., Sept. I—The Unit ed Mine Workers for the district em bracing Montana and Wyoming in conference with the mine owners at Helena, Mont, havo •freed to main tain the prevailing scale of wages an other year. , ~ v history will repeat itself and that a battle will be fought after the arm stice. However, Oyama may get the news of peace from the enemy. The Russians desired that the truce should go into effect immediate" ly, but the Japanese desired that it should not become operative until after the formal treaty of peace is signed. The Russians finally yielded ind the anomalous situation is pre ented than an agreement has been •ntered into to quit fighting, but it will not go into effect until the ac tual peace treaty has been signed. The Russians are plainly displeased at the stand taken by the Japanese. One of them declared afterward: "It was a ridiculous contention, but we were forced to yield." The explanation of the Japanese demand that the armstice should not be effective until after the treaty is really signed is that it limited the armstice, which prevents actual hos tilities.but holds the armies ready for the immediate resumption of hos tilities. Sato made an official an nouncement confirming the statement that it would not go into effect until afer the treaty was signed. Treaty framers Dennison and Mar tens went this afternoon to hold a third conference. They expect to complete the first draft today. Pope Has Message for Mikado. BOSTON", Mass., Sept. I.—The Globe this afternoon says that it is enabled to state with authority that William H. O'Connell, bishop of Port land, has been appointed by the pope as papal representative to Japan on an important diplomatic mission from the Vatican to the mikado upon the conclusion of peace. Expert Penmen Summoned. WASHINGTON, Sept. I—Edward B. Russ, expert penman of the state department, has been ordered tc Portsmouth to make permanent drafts of the Russo-Japanese treaty. Ovation for Roosevelt. WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. I.—A movement is on foot to tender Roose velt a great ovation upon his return to Washington on account of his tri umph in securing peace. ANOTHER BIG FIRE IN PORTLAND TO-DAY Lumber Mills on the Water Front De stroyed—Woodyards Partially Burned. PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 1. —A fire in the manufacturing district along the water front this morning destroy ed the lumber mills of the St. Johns Lumber company and the Oregon Fir Lumber company. The wood yards of the Peninsular Wood company were partially burned. The loss is $100,- Shortly before noon the Montgom ery dock on the east side of the riv ! er caught fire and the big warehouses were being rapidly consumer. Fanned by a stiff wind the sparks were car ried across the Willamette river, set ting fire to the Eastern and Western Lumber compan's yard and mills. At 1 o'clock the entire department was fighting the flames. The destruction of this fire already exceeds that of the early morning blaze. RUSHES INTO TRAIN. Sensational Suicide of a Great North arn Employee at Wagner, Mont. HELENA, Mont, Sept. I.—David J. Barr, a carpenter engaged on the new Great Northern coal chute at Wagner, committed suicide in a sensational manner by rushing head first into a landseeker special train going west, j a tew minutes previous to the train pulling out Barr handed his watch and letters to a fellow carpenter, say ing, "I am going to die." The land seekers' train had pulled out of Wag ner station and was going at twenty five miles an hour, and before the car" penter to whom Barr had spoken could comprehend the latter had rushed straight at the approaching train with a wild yell and laid his neck upon the rail, being instantly killed, his head arid both arms being cut off. Barr was 25, and a former resident of Pittsburg, Pa. He was unmarried. No motive is assigned for his sensa tional suicide. Trying to Break Auto Records. CLEVELAND, 0., Sept. I.—The au tomobile race meeting on the Glenville track opened today with the most flat tering prospects for breaking some American, If not world's records. The entries are numerous and include some of the most famous machines and equally famous drivers. The most interesting event of the meeting will undoubtedly be the 1000-mile motor car run for record. It is expected that Guy Vaughn, who holds the 1000-mile record, will be able to lower it. MUST PAY ASSESSMENTS JUDGE BRENTS HAS DECIDED THE WALLA WALLA STREET PAVING CASE. Jennie Schell, Louise Lauga and J. M. Turner Lose Suit Commenced Against City. Judge Brents in the superior court today rendered a decision in the suit that was instituted against the city of Walla Walla, by Jennie Schell Louise Lauga and J. M. Turner. The decision is in favor of the city and the plaintiffs will be required to pay the costs and disbursements of the action. The plaintiffs sought to se cure an injunction preventing the city from collecting the assessment levied to pay for the street paving done by the Barber Asphalt company The plaintiffs alleged as grounds for the action that all the proceedings were illegal. The case will probably be appealed to the state supreme court by the plaintiffs. -' SCOBEY HAS RESIGNED. Will Give Up Position in Olympia Land Office. WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept. I.— The general land office today received a letter from J. O'Brien Scobey, re ceiver of the Olympia land office, stating that he rad forwarded his res ignation to the president. No steps have yet been taken looking to the appointment of his successor. Senators Ankeny and Piles will be asked to submit recommenda tions. Scobey has not yet recommended the disbarment of Jessie F. Murphy of Aberdeen from practice gefore the interior department. Indian Charged With Fratricide. BUTTE, Mont., Sept. I—John Cob bell, a half-breed Blackfoot Indian has been brought in by officers charg ed with murdering his brother Thomas at Cutbank. Cobbell declares he kill ed his brother to save his family from annihilation, as Thomas was crazed with liquar and ran amuck, attempt ing to shoot the whole family. May Sutton Wins Again. CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. I.—For the first time in a week's play in the interstate tennis tournament May Sut ton scored today against Helen Ho mans. They met in the semi-fi nals. Sutton defeated Homans 6-0. Sutton heretofore has defeated all opponents in singles 6-0. Immediate ly after the close of this tournament Miss Sutton will go to California to defend her title of championship of the Pacigc coast. Railroad Diaaeter in England. LONDON, Sept. I.—The Cromer Express on the Great Eastern railway was wrecked this morning and 10 persons were killed. Tha Chicago Grain Market. CHICAGO, Sept. I.—Wheat 711-4, corn M 1-*. *»ts 151-2- LOCAL WHEAT QUOTATIONS. Blue Stem. 63 crate Club. 58 crate f.o.b NUMBER 90 KIND OF CANAL CONSIDERED Eminent Engineers of Europe and America Meet WILL MAKE SOME RECOMMENDATIMS Greeted by Chairman Shonta—Prea ident and Congreee Will Have Fi nal Determination. WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. Lr— Eminent engineers of Europe and America will meet today at the call of the president to make investiga tions and recommendations as to the type of canal to be built across the isthmus. Chairman Shonts greeted the members. The recommendations will not be final, but will be referred to the canal commission. The final conclusion will be made by the pres ident and congress. The international board of advisers of the Isthmian canal commission opened its session at the Miles build ing annex of the war and navy de partment today. The board was called together for the purpose of considering and discussing the num erous plans and suggestions for the construction of the Panama canal submitted from various sources tQ the Isthmian canal commission. The board of advisers was called to order by General George W. Davis, U. S. A., retired, who is head ing fhe board. Hec*va.s formerly gov ernor of the canal zone and is a man of wide experience. His associates on the board are Alfred Noble, a civil en gineer of Lowonia, Mich., formerly a member of the Nocaragua canal board; William Barclay Parsons, of New York; Prof. William H. Burr, Of Columbia university; General Harry L. Abbott, U. S. A., retired; F. P. Stearns, Joseph Ripley, Herman Schussler, Isham Randolph, Harry Hunter, a British engineer; Eugene Kraus of the Technical school Of Delft and others. The number of plans and suggest ions which will be considered by the board is very large and the board will remain in session until all of them have been considered. Then the board will draw up a report or per haps a minority and a majority re port embodying the result of its de liberations. Besides the plans of the first commission, of 1901, will be the plans of the old DeLesseps company the project of Bunau-Varilla, the plans of :.indon W. Bates, of New York and various other plans for a canal between Christobal and La Boca. Some of those projects are for a mi level canal, while others con template -a canal above the sea level and connected with the sea by means of lecks and dams. If the n.embers of the board find it impossible tc form an opinion with ovt personal inspection of the condi tions involved in the various plans, they r-ay visit the canal zone before making their final report. EDUCATIONAL CONGRESS TECHNICAL AND INDUSTRIAL. EDUCATION WAS SUBJECT OF DISCUSSION TODAY. President Bryan of the State College at Pullman Talked on "High j Agricultural Education." PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. I.—The technical and industrial education problem was discussed at the Na tional Educational congress today. An address on "High Agricultural Edu cation" was delivered by. E A. Bryan of the Washington Agricultural col lege, and one on "Education in Bef srenc* to Our Future Development Dy Howard A. Rogers of New Tf*.