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M a nd Sunday fair, with VOLUME XXXII. PRESIDENT HEARD FROM Wireless Message Received From Admiral Bronson WAS INTERCEPTED AT WASHINGTON TKe West Virginia Was Along Coast 0 f Florida, On* Thousand Miles Distant. WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 28.—The Washington nay y y ar<J ' s wireless station this morning intercepted a message from the Cruiser West Vir ginia, upon which President Roose velt was somewhere off Florida. It W as sent by Admiral Bronson to the commander of the Colorado, saying that the West Virginia arrived about ro o n off Sandusky light and directing the squadron to proceed at 18 knots an hour. It is considered remarka ble that Washington picked up the message over 1000 miles distant. West Virginia Sighted. WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 28.— Captain William Betcher of Key West, reports the West Virginia was Sighted off that port this afternoon. The Colorado and Pennsylvania have gone to join her. LOST THEIR CARGO. Ships Experienced Rough Time at Nome Recently. SEATTLE, Oct. 28—During the recent storm the steamers Valencia, Tampico and Olympia at Nome lost large portions of their cargo, ac cording to the information brought by the steamer Senator, arriving from the north, bringing most of the min ing operators who had not previous ly left the Nome country. The Vic toria, which arrives next week, will bring out the remainder, practically closing the mining season. Francis to Thank Foreign Nations. WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 28.—1t is announced that the president has appointed former Governor Francis of -Missouri special commissioner to 43 foreign governments .to thank t'r.em for their participation in the St. Louis world"? fair. Mayor Dunne Wants to Know. CHICAGO, Ills., Oct. 28.— J. P. Mor gan came here ostensibly to attend t H« horse show. Today found him the storm center of the traction problem. H ? is quoted this morning as say >n& the question was settled. Mayor Dunne has addressed him a letter de manding to know when and by whom it was settled. SEG'YTAFTSAILSFORPANAMA HE WENT ABOARD THE CRUISER COLUMBIA AT HAMPTON ROADS. Will See What Is Being Done Toward the Construction of the Canal. of xr LK ' Va - oct - 28.—Secretary nW Taft and his party this Col* W " ent aboard th « cruiser saiw bia at Ham P ton Roads, to p*ct ed or ? olon • where tne y are ex " Bes'd arrhe ° n November 2 - ciuder r "r retary Taft the party in - b Ur " nel E( 3wards of the insular tire!T' Gene Pal J ° hn R Sto ' ry ' re ' boari PreSident of th « fortification Major r Colonel Black of the engineers, fort J Se Tnales - recorder of the l er l s Catlon b °ard, and W. W. Misch sCtif' Taft ' s steno^her said he de P a rture Secretary Taft Would quarters on shore '3 see an +u the ca ere was to see along After a * eek on the h orne " e whole Party will sail for Soi ng o to XO J ember 9 - The P ur P ose ln Panama, Secretary Taft •« ton ,Oi ol - » THE EVENING STATESMAN said, was, first, to see what actually had been done since he was there a year ago. He also intended to know just where the money had gone that had been expended for the canal ac count. H e desired to be able, when he returned, to tell the public pre cisely the status of work on the canal. After seeing just, what had been done and the difficulties in the way of ac tive construction, he said, he hoped to be able to deal with administrative questions concerning the canal ef fectively and satisfactorily, as well from the standpoint of the engineer as that of the business man. The Calumbia will pass the presi dent's ship off the coast of South Carolina tomorrow. MOROS WERE DEFEATED. Three Men of U. S. Infantry Were Killed. MANILA, Oct. 28.—Datto All, head of the Moro insurgents, was surprised by troops under Captain Frank R. McCoy of the Third cavalry. Ali, his son and 10 followers were killed. The troops captured 43 Moros with arms and ammunition. Three enlisted men of the infantry were killed and two were wounded. Heavy fighting has occurred between the constabulary and the Moros near Lake Linguaaon, Mindanao. HARRIS JURY DISAGREES UNABLE TO REACH A VERDICT AFTER 45 HOURS DELIBERA TION. John Gaston, On e of the Jurymen, Taken, 111 With Heart Trouble This Morning. The jury in the case of Neil Harris, charged with ruining Etta Ogden, was discharged by Judge Brents at 1:20 o'clock this afternoon. John Gaston, one of the jurymen, was taken quite ill with heart trouble this morning. This, together with little likelihood of a verdict being reached any way soon. led Judge Brents to consent to discharge the jury. The last bal lot taken showed eight for convic tion and four for acquittal. For the first two ballots the jury stood eight for acquittal and four for conviction, later switching around to six for con viction, four for acquittal and two blanks. Jury Fagged Out. It was a heavy-eyed and tired look ing lot of men that filed into court this afternoon and announced that it was impossible to reach a verdict. Foreman Leslie Kirkman stated to the court that there was little likeli hood of a verdict being reached and asked that the jury be discharged. The jury was out 45 hours and the two nights were spent in the stuffy little jury room without and provision be ing made for cots for the jurymen to sleep on. No New Trial This Term. Attorney Cain announced after the jury was discharged that Harris would probably not be given a new trial before the January term of court. The jury panel is practically exhausted. Harris is being held in lieu of bonds in the sum of An effort will be made by friends to raise the amount. Momes for Diplomats. WASHINGTON, D. C Oct. 28.-Sec retary Root practically has completed his plan for the reorganization of the diplomatic and consular service, which he will submit to congress at its next session. Mr. Roofs plan will not be made public until it is formally sub mitted to congress, but it is known that he will recommend a large in crease in the compensation of the American ministers and consuls gener al and also recommend that the cleri cal force of the consulates be in creased and modern methods be em ployed in the transaction of the bus iness He will also recommend that the government buy homes for its am bassadors and ministers in the capi tals of the first-class powers and tnat the consulates become the property of the government. Under the present system American ambassadors are required to pay rentals for their res idences which frequently exceed the amount of their salaries The Chicago Grain Market. CHICAGO, His-, Oct. 28.-Wheat 89 3-8, corn 45 3-8. oats 30 1-2. ESTABLISHED 1861 WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1905. GETTING WORSE IN RUSSIA REVOLUTION IS SPREADING Industries Are Generally Paralyzed—lncendiary Fires Started in Many Cities—Mobs and Troops Clash in Warsaw —A Reign of Terror Exisits Everywhere ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 28—At Cornel today three bombs were thrown and the chief of police and two Cossacks were badly wounded. A mob at Reval fired the theater and prevented firemen from extinguishing the flames. Troops charged the riot ers with clubbed guns. There were a number of casualties. Dragomiroff, chief military adviser of the czar, died last night at his country estate. Telephone operators struck today. Moscow communication has been par tially restored. A message from there says the city is quiet. The municipal council at Moscow has telegraphed Wit*e as follows: "Owing to the deplorable situation existing here the municipality appeals to the patriotism of the statesmen who are directing affairs, praying them to immediately establish law and or der based on fundamental reforms." Telegraphic communication wltn Moscow is interrupted. The signs of dissension in the ranks of the strikers and their sup porters appeared for the first time this morning. The textile workmen and the mechanics are unable to agree upon the course to pursue. The former are suffering from hun ger and cold, at best only making 30 cents a day. They insist that their economic demands should receive the first attention. The more enlightened mechanics declare that all efforts must be first directed toward crush ing the present political regime. All members of the professional associa tions have decided to give three days' earnings to aid the strikers. The city tonight was again dark, save for kerosene and candles. Witte spent the day with the emperor at Pe terhof. Upon Witte rests the im perial hopes. It is only a question of COTTON BROKERS FREE EXTRADITION DENIED Moses Haa,s and Frederick Peckham Cannot be Taken to Washington for Trial. NEW YORK, Oct. 28.—Moses Haas and Frederick A. Peckham, the cot ton brokers, wanted in Washington on charges of conspiracy to defraud the government in the cotton leak scan dals, were discharged this morning by United States Commissioner Ridg ley, before whom the extradition pro ceedings were held. The commission er decided that the government must prove beyond all doubt that an of fense has been committed. Murderer Hanged at San Quentin. SAN QUENTIN, Calif., Oct. 28.— Joseph Snaidicki was hanged at 10:30 this morning for the murder of Mrs. C. Salmon July 19th at Los An geles. The condemned man made a statement reviewing the story of the crime and admitting his guilt. The execution passed without a hitch. The body will be buried i n the prison cem etery. Snaidicki killed his victim with a file. Spanish Warship Founders. GORUNNA, Oct. 28.—The Span ish warship Cardinal Cisneros found ered this morning after striking a rock. The crew was saved. To Pray for Freedom. PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28.—Fasting and praying, the women of the North west branch of the W. C. T. U. will spend six hours on election day in the Twenty-ninth Street Methodist Episcopal church, seeking the bless ing of God upon the cause of reform and the city party. Mrs. Jennie Morley will preside and among those who will take part will be Bishop McCabe and former Bishop Cyrus D. Foss, whose son is secretary of the city party campaign committee. hours when he will be premier with the powers of a dictator. Coesaeks Attack Odessa Student*. ODESSA, Oct. 28.—Students of both sexes clashed with Cossacks at the gymnastic academy this morning. Nearly 100, 17 being girls, were in jured. One of the students had his head cut open by a sword. The city councillors voted to form a city guard and Indulged in speeches of a revo lutionary tone. The governor ve toed the resolutions adopted. State of War at Kharkoff. LONDON, Oct. 28.—A St. Peters burg correspondent wires that the military commander at Kieff has or dered the troops to recapture Khar koff, where a state of war is de clared to exist. City of Reval Burning. REVAL, Oct. 28. —The city is ablaze. The theater and spirit shops are burning. Martial Law at Warsaw. WARSAW, Oct. 28. —Martial law has been declared in this city. Strik ers have blown up the bridge at Ky azkofl, near here Railway tracks are torn up for a considerable distance. Mob Gathers at Keiff. KIEFF, Oct. 28. —A mob gathered here today and threats of violence were made. Troops placed machine guns at the railway station, expecting an attack. TOMSK, Oct. 28.—A mob marched through the streets here today sing ng revolutionary songs and demanding a communal republic. Troops charged the rioting crowd, forcing it to dis perse. Many were wounded. This at tack was followed by a strike of rail way employes who had remained at work up to this morning. SEATTLE CAPITALIST COMMITS SUICIDE Frank B. Hubbell, Prominent Real ' Estate Dealer, Asphyxiated by Gas. SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 28.—Mys tery surrounds the suicide by gas last night of Frank B. Hubbell, one of the most prominent real estate men and capitalists in the city. His bride of three months, who occupied separate apartments i n a fashionable hotel, dis covered him unconscious on the floor of his room this morning. Hubbell was worth half a million dollars and his financial standing was gilt edge. He came from New York a few years ago. Three physicians failed to save his life and he died at 10 this morn ing. No cause is known for his sui ciding. Hubbel when found had the gas tube in his mouth. Domestic and not financial troubles, are believed to have been the cause. Hubbell had under way some of the greatest pub lic improvements in the history of the city. He has constantly been drawing on eastern capital to ac complish his plans. Accidentally Killed. REDLANDS, Calif., Oct. 28.—Albert White, the 13-year-old son of a ranch er, was instantly killed this morning by the accidental discharge of a gun, while he was jumping an irrigating ditch. He was hunting. METHODIST CONFERENCE. Delegates and Alternates to General Body Elected. REDLANDS, Calif., Oct. 28.—At the Methodist church conference today W. N. Tyo n of Redlands and O. N. An drews of ' Lompoc were elected to deacons' orders; S. J. Davis of Ven tura was elected to elders' order. Dr. W. E. Vaughn, editor of the Pacific Advocate, spoke on the future of the west in commerce and religion. Sever al delegates to the general conference at Birmingham next year were elect ed. Among them were E. P. Ryland and R. P. Howel, both of Los Angeles. J. B. Glover of Redlands and Dr. Ot Pnoenix were chosen al ternates. RUSSIAN PRIEST DEAD. Father Voisin Said to Have' Drunk Too Much Vodka. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 28.— Father Voisin, high priest of the Greek church, and chaplain of the interned Russian cruiser Lena, scheduled to sail for Russia tomor row and lying in the upper bay. died suddenly this morning. Sailors com ing ashore from the Lena report his death due to the excessive use of Vodka. Texas State Fair Opens. DALLAS, Texas. Oct. 28.—The Tex as state fair was opened here today, after it had been postponed from Sep tember 30, on account of the preva lence of yellow fever and the strict quarantine regulations. The attend ance on the opening day was very large and the displays of unusual merit this year. W.C.T.U. CONVENTION MEETS PRESIDENT STEVENS HAD DIF FICULTY IN PRESERVING OR DER THIS MORNING. President Roosevelt Asked to Estab lish Department for the Preven tion of Cruelty. LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 28.— This was carnation day for the W. C. T. U. Futile efforts were made on the part of Present Stt «ens tto pre serve order at the niornlrtg session, which resulted in the appointment of a sergeant-at-arms. Telegrams were sent to President Roosevelt asking him to recommend the establishment of a department with authority to consider means and methods for the protection of children and dumb ani mals and expressing the gratification of the convention at the action of the president in bringing about the recent peace conference. The convention voted to strike off 25.000 slips bear ing that part of President Stevens' annual address relating to Gothen berg control of the dispensary system in which it is declared one of the worst forms of license. This evening comes the diamond medal contest. Sunday prominent visitors will sup ply the city pulpit and children will rally for the annual convention ser mon. Bolivar Day in Venezuela. CARACAS, Venezuela, Oct. 28.—The anniversary of Simon Bolivar, Vene zuela's liberator, is celebrated all through Venezuela today. Bolivar's bir*May is the only national holiday of Venezuela and is as generally observed, as the Fourth of July in the United States. Patriotic meetings with music and speeches are held in every city and town of the country and the rest of the day is given up to popular amusements. Kaiser Mustaches. Washington, Oct. 28.—Kaiser mus taches are coming into vogue in Washington. The barbers i n the va rious hotels are under a steady de mand for "trainers" which may be worn at night in order to induce the ends of the mustache to turn up to ward the eyes in the fashion so no ticeable in all pictures of Emperor William. In one shop it was today noted that no less than a dozen of these trainers have been sold the last week. Ten Men Rob Hoosier Bank. HAGERSTOWN, Ind., Oct. 28.—Ten men this morning blew open the safe of the First National bank and stole $4000. Citizens fired as the robbers left the scene. Miss Hattie Cheeseman, telephone operator in the office above the bank, heard the explosion. She saw the armed bandits and gave the alarm. A posse arrived before the thieves reach ed the inner safe, where thousands of dollars were placed. The thieves got $4700. LOCAL WHEAT QUOTATIONS* Blue Stem. 66 1-2 cents Club. 63 1-2 cento f.o.b NUMBER 139. CLEVELAND IN NEBRASKA Delivers Eulogy or the Lata J. Sterling Morton IMPOSING MONUMENT WAS UNVEILEt Speaker Says Americans are Turning From th. Old Faith to the Wor ship of Mammon. NEBRASKA CITY. Neb., Oct. 28.— The monument which the Arbor Day Memorial Day Association has erect ed in honor of J. Sterling Morton, secretary of agriculture during tha last Cleveland administration and founder of Arbor Day, was unveiled today in the presence of thousands of visitors from all parts of the state. Ex-President Cleveland made tha principal address of the day, eulogiz ing Mr. Morton, who died three years ago. The monument is a statue of Mr. Morton, mounted on a massiva pedestal and is considered a fine work of the sculptor's art. Cleveland reached here at 10 o'clock. There were 10.000 visitors in the city. The ex-president eulogized J. Sterling Morton. He said his memory is sa cred, not alone for his work as a tree planter, but as an honest, up right statesman and patriot. He said: "Morton's character is different Im measureably from the shifting, un true standards of mean ambition or successful cupidity. We have fallen upon days when our people are turn ing from the old faith to the wor ship of money-making Idols." Addressing Morton's sons he de clared that the only feuc-a* that Is satisfying and hoftorable is that achieved in their father's spirit and high resolve. GARDNER OUT FOR FIGHT. Issues Challenge to Jack O'Brien of S?.n Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif,, Oct. 28.— George Gardner is out with a chal lenge to fight Jack O'Brien In this city before any club offering tha most suitable Inducements. As an evidence of good faith in the matter Gardner says he is willing to post $2500 with any sporting editor in San Francisco that he will win. Restrained From Exhibiting Fight Pictures. CHICAGO, Ills., Oct. 28.—Judgsj Bethe of the federal court has Issued a temporary injunction restraining M. Lubin of Philadelphia of the Chicago Film exchange, the Empire theater circuit and the Columbus Amusement company from selling or exhibiting reproductions of the Britt-Nelson fight. Killed Wife, Baby and Himself. TELLURIDE, Colo., Oct. 28.—1n a fit of jealousy Carlo Delasso, a gom miner, this morning shot and kille-1 his four-months-old baby, mortally wounded his wife and then commit ted suicide. ' SUICIDE AT 'FRISCO YOUNG MAN WITH MONEY James Barrell Fired a Bullet Into Hi* Temple in the Denver House. SAX FRANCISCO, Calif.. Oct 28.— With a bullet hole in his right tem ple and a pistol clutched in his right hand, James B. GarreU was found dead in bed this morning in his room in the Denver House. He left a note stating that his home was in Terre Haute Indiana, and that his father's name is Chris Gaddell. No reason is given for self destruction. He had been despondent. A certificate of deposit for $2000 with Ladd & Til ton, bankers of Portland, Ore., and bank books on the Spokane and East ern Trust company of Spokane and the Canadian Bank of Commerce were found among his effects.