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VOLUME XXXII. I CHINESE ARE 111 THREATENING TO LEAVE SAN FRANCISCO FOR SEATTLE ft BIG SLUMP II WALL STREET Leading Stocks Take a Sen sational Tumble. BANKS GAME TO RESCUE Anaconda, Steel, Amalgamated and Union Pacific Stock' Were Most A NEW YOIU reigned in ' morning. thrown o Anaconda mated ai »*re among the most utiivc. Anaconda opened at 68 points below the high price of the vear It looked like an attempt to slash the market, but banking support appeared and the prices rallied sharply until noon when another break came. Some i.ssues declined lower than the opening prices and the street was .tmrd with .Ufciming 'rumors RESULTS OF OLYMPIC GAMES. Greeks Are Ahead, Americans Come Next. ATHENS, May 2—The jury of awards has issued final prizes to date. The Americans captured 24, including 1: firsts; France has ten firsts; Eng land has 16, four firsts; Greece has :'it firsts; Sweden. 11; Italy, ten; Aus tria seven; Hungary, seven; Denmark, six; Switzerland, five; Norway, two; Finland, four; Canada, three: Austra- ins. three: Belgium, two; Bohemia, one. French Labor Riots Suppressed. PARIS. May 2. —The city is absolute -1 \ iiuii t this morning. Only crowded of workmen at the labor ex < ni;.' attested to the continuance in !■'. nquil form of the movement for an 'i- r ht-hour day. The opinion of the 1-uhlio generally is that the movement will prove abortive. Four Printers Wounded. MARSEILLES. May 2.—ln rioting h i.- today printers attempted a de monstration and the police charged them. Four printers were seriously wounded and several were injured. Troops Overcame Miners. MOUNT CARMEL, Ua„ May 2.— There was some disorder this morn ing Troopers are parading the streets The populace is quiet. King Edward In Paris. PARIS. May 2.—King Edward ar rived here today for a three days' visit. All is quiet here. Masonic Grand Lodge. N'EW YORK. May 2—The annual ''lifting of the grand lodge F. & A. M. "f this state will open here today with •• fathering of the delegates in Madison Square garden in aid of the Daniel D. T'inpkins monument fund. Gover- 'i' Higgins, Mayor McClellan and ■■t'ner prominent men will attend the <<?ting. One of the features of the txvasion will be a Masonic procession from the Masonic temple to Madison > mare garden. About eight hundred asters of lodges will escort the grand ■•>ier of the state to the garden. Degree of L. L. D. for Carnegie. M< 'XTREAL. ' Quebec. May 2.—The y of McGill university will hold ial convocation today for the » of conferring the degree of ■- 1 - D. upon Mr. Andrew Carnegie lr - ( 'arnegie arrived here this morning • 'r the purpose of delivering an ad The evening Statesman dress before the Canadian club. He will be present in person to receive the degree from the university. Captain Mahan, of the United States navy, was the last American citizen to re ceive such a degree from McGill. This took place about four years ago. Cupid Causes Arrest. PEEKSKILL, N. Y„ May 2.—Pres cott White, 17 years of age, son of C. Hollis White, the wealthy copper man, was put under arrest after the Easter holidays because he broke the rules by getting married. He escap ed from the Peekskill Military academy this morning, clad in his night gar ments, and got away in his automobile. It is thought that he went to Willi mantic, Conn., the hopne of his bride, Florence Hood, a teacher at St. Ga briel's school for girls here. She is six years his senior. White and Miss Hood went to New York April 11 and were married. When the youth returned to the academy he was arrested and it on bread and water. Collision at Brest. * - 9—a large number ''men resumed 'eral col trikers >....L.EANS, La., May 2.-irhe fifth annual amateur golf championship of the Southern Golf association open ed here today with a large number of entries and in the presence of a large and enthusiastic galelry. The tour ment will last four days. 9H9T MY B£ RSHED Committee Steeds 7 to 8 Against Him. SOME BILLS TO 110 SDN FRANCISCO Ncwlands Proposes That the Govern- ment Guarantees Bonds of the City. WASHINGTON, D. C.. May 2.—lt is believed that the senate committee on privileges and elections stands seven to six in favor of the general proposl- tion that Apostle Smoot Is not a proper man to be senator. The division is said to be as follows: Against Smoot: Burrows, Depew, Du bois, Pettus, Bailey, Overman, Frazier; for Smoot, Foraker, Beveridge, Dilling ham, Hopkins, Knox, Dolliver. Smoot's opponents are divided among them selves on the question of whether he shall be excluded or expelled. The next committee meeting will be Friday, when it is likely there will be more than one report. The president next Friday will send to congress Commissioner Garfield's re port on the oil Industry with a special message of comment. Xewlands introduced a resolution in the senate today providing that the ways and means committee of the house and finance committee of the senate, jointly consider plans for ex tending financial aid in the restoration of San Francisco. It asks that the joint committee report on the advisa bility and practicability of the nation al government's furnishing such aid either by guaranteeing loans at a low rate of interest or by the promotion and organization of a great financial corporation, state or national. It pro vides for the appointment by the president of a national commission composed of men experienced in expo sition building. Xewlands explained that although he had been engaged in interesting New York financiers in the project of rebuilding, no final conclu sion had been reached. He thought that guaranteeing a hundred million in bonds would accomplish the object. Hopkins asked the distinction there is THE EVENING STATEBMAN, WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON. WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 1906 DBFIED WITH HI THEY WERE DRIVEN LIKE CUTTLE RESENT PROPOSED ABANDONMENT OE CHINATOWN How To Raise Money For Rebuilding of City Is Still Agitating the Rusiness Men ot San Francisco-The Plan of Asking the Government To Guarantee Municipal Bonds Is Still Urged. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 2 — Some plan by which the federal gov ernment may lend its credit for the re building of the city still has strong advocates. At a conference last night of General Greeley, Secretary Metcalf, Mayor Schmitz, ex-Mayor Phelan, and Dr. Devine, a plan was presented in detail to Metcalf in order that the sec retary may lay it before the president when he returns to Washington. On unaided credit San Francisco will re quire fifteen or more years to rebuild; : with government aid it can be rebuilt in a quarter of that time. While prob ably there will be much opposition in Washington, the supporters of the plan are determined to secure a fair hear ing before congress and they are hope ful that the desired aid be secured. Emergency Payments from Banks. Emergency payments to bank depos itors have been arranged by the clear ing house bank in the mint. Certified checks will be accepted for duties on perishable goods in bond and for taxes. The Western National Bank opened to day for the purpose of paying city em ployees. City's Credit Unlimited. W. H. Crocker, of the Crocker-Wool worth bank has returned from the east, where he saw many leading financiers. He reports unlimited faith in the fu ture of San Francisco banked by un limited credit. Eastern banks offer to purchase all San Francisco securities for sale and furnish all needed cash. The California promotion committee is receiving many letters from eastern people asking for details of the situa tion and opportunities to locate here. All express the belief that great chances for business success are pre sented. A report from Stockton says between aiding the private interests of Frisco and loaning money to farmers whose crops had failed. Newlands contended that if the government could spend two hundred millions to free Cu ba and almost *wice that to civilize the Philippines, it should be capable of extending temporary aid in rebuilding a necessary gateway to the Pacific. Perkins Presents Claims. Perkins presented to the senate a telegram from Governor Pardee ad dressed to the California delegation in congress asking that body whether it would, in California's great need, pass the following claims: Five per cent of the land claims aggregating a million, war of the rebellion claims, four mil lions; Indian war claims $660,000. It was referred to the committee on claims. The senate agreed to a resolution di recting the interstate commerce com mission to send to the senate its find ings of fact and its conclusions rela tive to its investigation of the oil and coal-carrying roads. Shonts sent to congress through the secretary of war a request for $26,000,- 000 to continue the construction of the isthmian canal for the coming fiscal year. He says the estimate is based on the supposition that congress de sires the lock type of canal. Woman Held for Murder. LOS ANGELES. Cal., May 2.—Mrs. Alberta Storr. accused of the murder of her husband was held under $10,000 bail this morning. ESTABLISHED 1861 that the bed of Mokelumne river in the vicinity of Woodbridge, has fallen twelve feet since the earthquake and that Tracy lake in San Joaquin county is drying up. The falling of the water in both cases is of benefit to farmers. Oakland Men Object. The plan to place relief mea Oakland in charge of the regular army Is meeting with the opposition of Oak land officials and committees, who claim that army officers are unfamiliar with conditions and unable to properly cope with the problem of caring for the large refuge colony. A bitter fight and much bad feeling are expected. -The San Francisco Salvage Con straetlflft company, capitalized at $1,- 000,000, associated with the Contrac tors' Construction company, filed ar ticles of incorporation today. A num ber of Los Angeles capitalists have filed articles of incorporation of the San Francisco Building and Wrecking Company. Oakland Saloons Reopen. Owing to the subsidence of the ex citement attendant on the influx of vast crowds of refugees and the restoration of order the Oakland city council has decided to permit saloons to open to day from 8 to 7:30 p. m., no drinks to be served to soldiers and liquor not to be carried from drinking places on the penalty of revocation of license. The saloons are still closed in San Fran cisco and beer peddlers are not per mitted to deliver goods to houses. No Run on Banks. Xo disorder so far has attended the opening of the clearing house bank for the limited payment of bank de positors. Every confidence is shown in the stability of the banks and there is no indication that there will be a STOLE DREIDWGHT PLANS M Britain Has a Big Naval Scandal. PUNS WERE RETURNED RY MIL THEY HAD BEEN MISSING FOR SEVERAL MONTHS—UNCLE SAM SUSPECTED. LONDON, May 2. —A grave naval scandal has developed over the mys- terious disappearance of the plans of the new battleship Dreadnaught, that was launched a short time ago. It is believed that the plans were sold to a foreign power by navy department officials. They were returned to the admiralty through the mail after sev eral months absence. Suspicion is di rected to America on account of her intention to build the Dreadnaught's counterpart, Has Witte Resigned? ST. PETERSBURG, May 2.—There run when individual banks resume business. Depositors' checks are hon ored in sums of five hundred dollars to meet immediate needs. Candles Now Permitted. The order of Mayor Schmitz permit ting the use of candles until the elec tric light service is restored, has added greatly to the comfort of resi dents of the unburned district, and to tent dwellers who have been obliged to extinguish lights at ten o'clock. Able Bodied Men Seek Work. Cutting off provisions from able bodied men has caused at least 2500 men to seek work in clearing streets, for which they get two dollars a day. Five thousand men are now at work on the ruins and the number is aug mented daily. The state labor commis sioner today began the organizing of a 1 labor bureau which is expected to provide work for 20,000 men in a very short time. Street Cars Running. Today trolley cars started on Mar ket street from Valencia to the ferry and two other lines in the burned dis trict are running. The restoration of the Bryant street power house in a few days will bring a general resump tion of trolley service on the cleared streets. Chinese May Leave. There is considerable fear in busi ness quarters that "valuable Chinese trade will be lost by the removal of the Chinese populace to Seattle anu other coast cities. The Chinese are indignant over the way in which they were forced from camp to camp by the military authori ties. Unless permitted to occupy old is an official announcement that Witte has resigned and that Garemy Kin, former minister of the interior will be his successor. Penny Postage Doesn't Go. ROME, May 2. —The international postal union conference has rejected the proposal to establish universal penny postage. Y. M. C. A. Spring Festival. BURLINGTON, lowa, May 2. —The spring festival, arranged by the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Y. M. C. A and which is to last four days, will open here to night at the Y. M. C. A. auditorium with a lecture on the Panama canal by L. B. Spofford, of Ames college. The festival will be of an educational na ture. similar to the Chautauqua as semblies. Tomorrow there will be an entertainment by the school children; in which all schools of the city will be represented. In all there w ill be six entertainments. Choir Guild Festival. BOSTON, Mass., May 2.—The thir tieth annual festival of the Massachu setts Choir Guild, an organization of the Episcopal church of the state, will be held in four sections this year, there being thirty choirs in the guild. The first section will be held at Trin ity church this evening. Mr. Albert W. Snow, choirmaster at the Church of the Advent, will direct the concert and Mr. William A. Paull will be at the organ. Chinatown they threaten to remove the colony from the city. Two weeks ago the devastation at San Francisco began and in the period since the great conflagration was ex tinguished practically little has been done in the direction of restoration be yond clearing the streets of debris and hauling safes out of ruins. Hundreds of dangerous walls remain standing. Sanitary conditions continue remark ably good. Red Cross officials have discovered evidences of grafting in relief camps. Drastic action in sever al cases was taken today. Extra Session of Legislature. It is unofficially announced that a call for an extra sesion will be is sued in two weeks. A number of cor porations are working wires to secure legislation reimbursing them for losses on state contracts and wiping out laws on the statute books inimical to their interests. Several trainloads of supplies arrived in Oakland this morning. Chicago Gives Nearly a Million. CHICAGO, 111., May 2. —The chicago relief fund now has half a million to its credit. The total is said to be $923,000 when all is in. A house to house collection by the police amounts to forty-four thourand dollars. Syndicate Not Formed. NEW YORK, May 2. —It was learned in banking circles here this afternoon that nothing of a definite nature has yet come to light In regard to the re ported purpose to organize a hundred million dollar syndicate for the recon struction of Frisco. ARE DISCUSSING SUBJECTS County Superintendents Held In teresting Session Today. VARIOUS TOPICS WRL HANDLED THE CONVENTION WILL COME TO A CLOSE TOMORROW AFTERNOON. County school superintendents who are in Walla Walla attending their an- nual meeting were well represented at this morning's session which proved to be one of the most instructive and en- tertaining yet held. "The relation of the State Department to County Su- perintendents," was the topic for dis cussion this morning and brought out a variety of opinions from various su pjerintendents. The topic was subdi vided into six parts, each being widely discussed and commented on. The sub jects were as follows: Suggestions by state superintendent: Discussion of annual and other reports. Method of distributing blanks, etc. Temporary certificates —reasons for granting; limit of- county superintend ent's authority in the matter. Means to be practiced by county su perintendents in securing reports from school district clerks. Necessity of promptness on the part of county superintendents in dealing with state office. Tendency of the public and of pub lic officers to ignore provisions of law and to solicit permission from higher officers to do so. Afternoon Session. General topic—Unification of school system. 1: 30—3:00— Should the supervisor of rural schools be a county officer or a district officer? Deputy State Supt. Dewey and Supts. Sly and Champlin. 3: 00 4:00 —The relation of the state board of education to the educational work of the state. Supt. Stiger and Mr. J. W. Shepherd, members of the state board. 4.00 —4:30 —Inspection of public and private schools: benefits to be derived from the policy. Supts. Merchant and Prichard. 4 O'CLOCK EDITION OLD DOWIE ON LAST LEGS He Was Reported To Be Dying Last Night WIFE TRIED TO SEE HIM She Was Denied Admittance To His Room and Created Scene —Zionists Destitute. CHICAGO, 111., May 2—Dowie is re ported to be dying. Last night his wife attempted to enter his room at the Shiloh house and was refused ad mittance. She created a scene. Later Dowie's followers denied that the ill ness was fatal, but declined to specify his condition. Residents of Zlon city are said to be in an almost destitute condition. BALOONB IMPOVERISH MINERS. Operators Quote Statistics to That NEW YORK, May 2—The anthracite operators today issued a statement to combat the miners' contention that they are underpaid, which quotes sta tistics to show that saloons in the min ing regon are the reason of the work men's poverty. ACTOR COMMITS SUICIDE. He Had Been Jilted by a Woman and the Shock Settled His Fate. LOS ANGELES. Cal., May 2— Geo. Fairfield, a vaudeville actor shot him self and died instantly, in a lodging house this morning. He was from Ill inois and had been jilted by a woman. Starting to Build New Plate Mill. CHICAGO. 111., May 2—Work on what it is said will be the largest uni versal plate mill in the United States was started today by the Illinois Steel company at its plant in South Chicago. The mill will make all sizes and weights of plates. The installation of the new mill, which will be modern in every respect, will cost about $1,500,000 and will employ about eight hundred men. Will Study the Bible. PITTSBURG. Pa., May 2. —Under the auspices of the recently organized Pittsburg branch of the American Bi ble league, a bible conference wa» opened here today which will last two days. The first open meeting will be held this evening. Many distinguished bible students from this and other states are in attendance and many In teresting addresses will be delivered at the meetings. Church Seventy-five Years Old. COHOES, N. Y„ May 2. —St. John's Episcopal church is seventy-five years old today and the congregation will celebrate the anniversary with impres sive religious exercises this evening. Bishop Doane and the Rev. Walker Gwynn. the letter the only living for mer rector of the church, will be among those attending the services. Laid Out by Gas. JERSEY CITY, May 2.—Carbon monoxide gas laid out eighteen work men in the New Jersey railroad tunnel this morning. All were resuscitated. Bond Money Issued. CHICAGO, 111., May 2— An applica tion received for American reserve bond money has been granted by Fed eral Judge Bethea. NUMBER 297 Effect.