18 NORTH OF LUZON
ROJESTVETSKY'S COALING FLEET
IS SIGHTED THERE.
the Vessels Supposed to Be Carry-
Consists of 27 Colliers and Three of
ing Ammunition —Will Probably
Coal in American Waters—Russian
Admiral Will Continue to Southeast.
A despatch from the Paris corres
pondent of the IjondoD Times says:
"I hear from a well informed Rus
sian source that the rendezvous of Ad
miral Rojestvensky's coaling fleet is
an island in Balintang channel prob
ably Babuyan Claro. This island is
north of Luzon.
'A Russian coaling fleet, consisting
of 27 colliers and three other vessels,
supposed to be carrying ammunition,
■with sailing orders from Hamburg, re
ceived instruct ions at Singapore that
the island in Balintang channel would
merely be a point of rendezvous wheiv
the coaling fleet might receive further
instructions from Rojestvensky.
"As to the particular harbor or nay
where Rojestvensky'B fleet will coal, it
will in all probability be oomewhere
on the coast of the island of Luzon,
that is to say, in American waters.
"Prom this information it. would
seem that Rojesvensky's intention is
to continue his route to southeast of
Formosa instead of through Formosa
A new factory is to be established at
Seattle to utilize the thousands of tons
of scrap tin which has heretofore
been wasted at the salmon canning
In Thurston county there are now
128 dairies and creameries producing
over 375,000 pounds of butter. In
1890 there were but 15 dairies pro
ducing 79.GC7 pounds of butter.
The contract has been awarded for
the building of the Masonic temple at
Aberdeen, for $17,800.
The monument of the G. A. R. will
be dedicated at Walla Walla on May
The pioneers of Spokane county will
hold their annual picnic on June 8.
Mayor Lucas of Davenport has des
ignated his wife, Mrs. E. E. Lucas, as
the Lincoln county hostess at the Port
land fair. Lincoln county week is
from the second to the eighth of July.
The last week of work in the Ritz
ville public school closed Friday, and
the coming week will be taken up in
The sawmill of the Potlatch Lum
ber company at Colfax has closed
down temporarily, owing to lack of
Miss Maud Babcoek attempted sui
cide near Pullman by taking a dose
The Wilson block, corner of Third
street and Yakima aVenue, North
Yakima, was gutted by fire Sunday
night. Between $20,000 and $25,000
worth of property was destroyed. The
building cost $24,000.
The throats of ail the "hello" girls
at the Seattle telephone exchanges
were examined by the physicians of
the board of health recently. The ob
ject of the examination was to make
certain investigations as to the dan
ger of spreading contagious diseases
by means of infected telephone re
President Roosevelt will this week
issue a proclamation establishing the
Yakima forest reserve. This reserve
will embrace about 25,000 square
miles and practically will be a con
tinuation of the already established
Cascade and Rainier forest reserves.
The timber lands to be protected by
the reserve were withdrawn from
entry about two years ago.
Whether the Spokane Grocers' as
sociation can compel all grocery stores
to remain closed on Sunday, and, if
so, whether the nongrocers' associa
tion can compel all business houses,
other than those specifically exempt
by law, to remain closed on Sunday,
may be determined as the result of the
movement set on foot recently by the
Spokane Grocers' association.
DOOMED IN ENGLAND.
Through Sportsmen's Clubs, Pigeon
The sport of pigeon shooting in Eng
land appears to be doomed. At its
meeting on Saturday the Hurlingame
club, by an overwhelming majority,
carried a resolution proposed by the
president, Earl Ancestor, to hence
fortb abolish pigeon shooting at the
club. Many titled sportsmen attended
Parliament attempted to deal with
the question in 1883, but the house ef
lords vetoed the bill adopted by the
house of commons prohibiting trap
shooting, on the ground of Its bru
American-built ships fight the bat
tle sof Japan, Russia and other for
PAST WEEK OF THE WAR.
Another Death Struggle Most Likely
After a period of inactivity since
the battle of Mukden, the belligerents
in M:in< huriii are about to enter an
other struggle. The Japanese suc
cess at the last great eugagement was
not followed up by the expected pur
suit of retreating Russians and the
captor* of Harbin. Instead, both ar
mies went into strong positions north
of Tie pass and have been recouping
and reorganizing for another trial at
Tho Japanese are reported to have
taken the aggressive, their principal
activity being against the Russian left,
but Oyania himself is with the wing
that faces the Russian right, and it is
believed that the main attack will be
made here. Troops have also come In
collision at the center, so it is almost
impossible to determine the Japanese
plan of campaign or to predict the
point at which the stoutest attempt
will be made to pierce the Russian
Hoth armies have recovered from
the exhaustion that followed the Muk
den fight, and the contest, will no
doubt be sharp and severe. Each of
the j^reat battles of the war has been
more sanguinary than its predecessor,
and there is every reason to believe
that the approaching conflict will out
rank the others in magnitude.
It is believed that the Japanese are
better prepared than the Russians for
another struggle, for they have ex
perienced less difficulty in filling up
depleted ranks and repairing the dam
age sustained in the last engagement.
Many soldiers have been sent to Gen
eral Llnevitch, and he is said to have
corrected many errors and abuses of
the past, but it has been more diffi
cult for him than for Oyama to per
fect his military organization, and in
both men and equipment the Japan
ese probably enjoy the advantage.
Little of note has occurred on sea,
and no one is prepared to say wheth
er the meeting of Rojestvensky and
Togo is a matter of hours, of days, or
WIND STORM IN TEXAS.
Struck Fort Worth—Train Dispatcher
Fort Worth, Tex., May 22.—A heavy
windstorm blowing at the rate of 70
miles an hour struck this city from
the southwest at 6:30 tonight. Part of
the west wall of the Texas & Pacific
passenger station was blown in and
John Young, a train dispatcher, killed.
[The storm was most severe west of
I the city and all telegraph and tele
-1 phone wires in all directions were
' down. A passenger on a Texas & Pa
cific train from the west reports that
| the town of Mineral Wells was partly
blown away. One church building, be
longing to the. African M. E. congre
gation, was demolished. Many busi
ness buildings lost their roofs, includ
ing the First National bank building,
a seven story structure.
The Baptist and Episcopal churches
in North Fort Worth were badly
wrecked, while the roofs of the
j Grand hotel and the Johnson house
were torn away. Fifty dwellings in
various parts of the city were dam
aged. The Second ward school build
ing was partially wrecked.
Handley, seven miles east of here,
suffered much property damage. It is
not learned at this time if anyone was
i killed outside of Fort Worth.
WHISKY KILLS INDIANS.
Fearful Record of Reservations in
Though but a month has passed
since the court decision that Indians
on receiving titles to allotments cease
to be wards of the government and be
come citizens and have a right to buy
liquor, a summary of what has al
ready happened on the Omaha and
Winnebago reservations shows start
Nine Indians have died in de
bauches. Three murders have been
committed as a direct result of drink
ing. Marshal Ogburn of Homer, Neb.,
has been beaten nearly to death and
his star and club taken away.
The towns of Decatur, Homer and
Bancroft have driven out saloons be
cause the whites were afraid of their
lives during the reign of terror, while
the Indian orgies were on. Saloon
keepers driven out of these towns
have arranged to open a liquor resort
for the convenience of Indians at Lake
Quinneba, across the Missouri river,
in lowa. The liquor sold to Indians
is usually vile. The drinker soon
vomits blood and for days after a de
bauch he is unable to retain food or
even liquids on the stomach.
Asphalt Trust Made Loser.
Caracas. —The president of the fed
eral court of cassation, sitting as a
tribunal of first instance, in the case
of the government of Venezuela
against the New York & Bermudez
Asphalt company on the Hamilton con
tract, dissolved the contract and order
ed the company to pay damages.
Russian Women for Peace.
Moscow. —The national congress of
women in session here adopted a reso
lution in favor of peace and the politi
cal enfranchisement of Russia.
SERIOUS TROUBLE THREATENS
THE WINDY CITY.
Shooting of Emil Carlson by Negroes
the Cause —Police Unable to Pre
serve Peace —Riot Occurred Sunday
Night—Strike Breaker Killed by
Chicago, May 22.—Chicago.is threat
ened with a race war of serious pro
portions. Embittered by the shooting
of Emil Carlson, an 8 year old boy,
last week by negroes, the residents in
the vicinity of Twenty-ninth and Dear
born streets have armed themselves,
and clashes between white and colored
nun have become so frequent since
the Carlson murder that it has been
found necessary to detail scores of
policemen in the district to preserve
peace. Even this precaution has been
unsuccessful in keeping the opposing
In a riot that broke out in this dis
trict Sunday night between the whites
and the blacks James Gray, colored,
was killed; Harry Bernstein was mor
tally wounded and a building in which
Bernstein is being hold a captive, suf
fering from four bullets, was stoned
and partially wrecked by a mob of
1000 persons. The trouble started
when James Gray accused Bernstein
and a white companion of being trou
ble makers. Since the teamsters'
strike Gray has been employed by a
coal company as a driver. The merits
of the strike and the shooting of young
Carlson were up for discussion. Angry
words soon led to blows, and in the
fight that followed Gray drew a knife
and attacked the men. Bernstein,
who is a bartender, drew a revolver
and fired four shots. Two of the bul
lets took effect in Gray's body. He
fell unconscious and died while being
removed to a hospital.
Bernstein Is Shot Down.
As Bernstein and his companion
were leaving the scene two colored
men seized the bartender and a scuffle
for the possession of the revolver be
Special Policeman Tinsley, colored,
came running up. Seeing the colored
policeman approaching Bernstein
swung the revolver toward him, and,
according to Tinsloy, discharged the
weapon twice. Tinsley returned the
fire, shooting four bullets into Bern
stein's body. Bernstein fell uncon
scious and a crowd that had gathered
made toward Tinsley and the wound
ed man. With the assistance of an
other negro Tinsley picked Be.nstein
up and ran into a nearby saloon. Tin
sley stood in the doorway with drawn
revolver. The crowd, which was com
posed of negroes, was crying for ven
geance for the killing of Gray, and
Tinsley, seeing that he, unassisted,
would not be able to keep them back,
shut and barred the door.
The crowd, which had now grown
to the proportions of a mob, moved on
the building. Finding all the doors
locked and being unable to force them
open, sticks and other missiles were
thrown at the building and every win
dow and fixture in the place was shat
tered and demolished. While the dis
turbance was at its height three
negroes, who had gained entrance into
the saloon, dragged Tinsley into the
basement, and, armed with clubs,
stood ready to defend him. In the
meantime two patrol wagons and an
ambulance filled with policemen were
hurried to the scene. It was only af
ter a desperate fight, in which several
of the rioters were badly bruised by
the policemen's clubs, that the mob
was forced back from the saloon.
Shouting for Bernstein. The police
told them that Bernstein had been
killed, and to make good the remark
Bernstein, who was unconscious, was
placed on a shutter and brought to
the door of the saloon. This had a
quieting effect on the crowd and they
soon dispersed. At the hospital Bern
stein was soon revived.
More Engineers for Canal.
Washington. —It was announced at
the war department (hat Brigadier
General Henry L. Abbott, retired, en
gineers' corps; Mr. Randolph of the
Chicago drainage canal and Mr. Sehlu
ester, an engineer of California, have
been appointed consulting engineers
to the isthmian canal commission in
addition to the consulting engineers
previously appointed. There are to
be 12 engineers, two of whom are yet
to be selected.
Wealthy Kentuckian Killed.
Glasgow, Ky.—News has just reach
ed here of the murder and robbery
near Burkesville, of James Skinner,
one of the most prominent men in
Cumberland county. His body was
found in a lane. There was a bullet
hole in his temple and three in his
breast. His watch, a billcase contain
ing $2000 in currency, and a small
sack of silver he had with him when
he left town, and a bundle of legal
papers, are gone.
BHAW CHRISTIAN, HE BAYB.
Assures Children Washington Has
Cleveland, Ohio, May 23. —Secre-
tary of the Treasury I^slle M. Shaw
spoke at the Sunday school of the
First Methodist Episcopal church here
Sim.lay, and said that he wanted the
members of the Sunday school to
know that he and many other men in
public life at Washington were church
member! and Christians. He said
there was a notion in Rome quarters
that Washington officials did not pay
much attention to religious matters,
but lie said that this was not the ense.
He also told the members of the Sun
day school that he wanted then to
know that he had been a Sunday
school superintendent for 20 years. He
said that Christ was sacrificed at the
demand of public opinion. He said
that it does not always follow that the
voice of the people is the voice of
Secretary Shaw left, at 5 o'clock
over the Hig Four for St. Louis, en
route for Oklahoma City, where he
will address a tristate convention of
the Y. M. C. A.
Annapolis defeated Haverford col
lege in a field and track meet, 66 to 42.
The Harvard baseball nine defeated
Princeton on Soldiers' field by the
score of 6 to 1.
Arrangement! are being made to
match Jerry McCarthy and Barney
Mull in for a go in Spokane some time
Annapolis, Md. —The midshipmen
closed their rowing season by defeat-
Ing both the varsity and second eight!
from Columbia in the fiercest four cor
nered race ever rowed in the Severn
Montreal, Quo.-— Spike Sullivan, the
Irish boxer, was knocked out in the
fourth round by Tim Callahan of New
York Saturday. Two thousand persons
saw the bout, which was scheduled to
go 15 rounds. The ring was pitched
in the open air.
Buffalo.—Alfred De Oro of St. Louis
won back the title of pool champion
from Jerome Keogh of Buffalo. The
final score was: Keoghe 568, De Oro
The third and last day of the iiih
annual shooting tournament of the
Washington State Sportsmen's asso
ciation was concluded Saturday at We
natehee. The tournament was not as
well attended as last year's, but other
wise was successful in every way.
W. P. Sheard of Tacoma captured the
high average medal.
New York. —Newton Bennington's
First Water, with O in the sad
dle, won the National stallion stake,
worth $9897, at Belmont park.
STANDING OF BASEBALL TEAMS.
Salt Lake 375
San Franciso 510
Los Angeles 488
New York 792
St. Louis 396
Philadelphia - 520
St. Louis 464
New York 429
Boston -. - .407
Bullets in Head, but Lives.
Baltimore. —George Horst. an em
ploye in a brewery here, attempted
to commit suicide recently, shooting
himself twice in the head. The bullets
have not been removed, but to the
amazement of physicians who have in
terested themselves in this case, he is
not only living but, according to pres
ent indications, will soon be well
enough to be removed to his home.
Recruits Strike Breakers.
Kansas City.—F. G.- Curry, the
strikebreaker who has been in this
city for several days recruiting men.
has received a message from the sec
retary of the Chicago Employers' as
sociation instructing him to send to
Chicago all the men he can secure.
The men are to be guaranteed $3.50
a day, with board, and protection from
violence. Only white men were sent.
Deadly Ruction at Buenos Ayres.
Buenos Ayres.—During a demon
stration of workmen here socialists
and police came in conflict and during
the encounter two persons were killed
and 40 wounded.
AROUND THE WORLD
TELEGRAPH SHORT NOTES FROM
ALL POINTS Of THE GLOBE.
A Review of Happening* in Both
Eastern and Western Hemisphere*
During the Past Week—National,
Historical, Political and Personal
M. Dompard, the French ambassa
dor to Russia, has left St. Petersburg
An encounter between Creek and
Macedonian bands with a strong Turk
ish detachment is reported to hare
occurred in the district of Langadina,
Judge Albion WinegßT Tourgee,
aged 67 years, of Mayville, N. V.,
American consul at Bordeaux, died
recently. He was born at Williams
The American Federation of Musi
clans has voted to hold next year's
convention at Boston.
It has been officially announced that
the visit of the French fleet to Spit
head will take place during the first
week In August. According to pres
ent arrangement the Channel fleet
will meet the French ships in Middle
channel and escort them to the an
chorage where the Atlantic fleet will
be waiting to welcome them.
Sacramento.- Chris Christiansen, a
few days ago released on parole from
an insane asylum, murdered his aged
mother by cutting her throat. Later
Christiansen shot himself and cut his
own throat. His dead body was found
in his barricaded home.
Madrid. Dispatches from Puerto de
Santa Maria, on the bay of Cadiz, an
nounce that experiment! made there
with an Invention of Senor Halsorak,
an employe of the telegraph depart
ment for directing torpedoes at sea,
by means of Hertzian waves, have
proved highly successful.
J. C. E'ion. assistant traffic mana
ger of the Great Northern, has resign
ed. Harry B. Adams of Portland suc
With three heavy columns of Jap
anese advancing on the legions of
Russia under General Linevitch, a
stupendous conflict is again seeYningly
inevitable in Manchuria.
William J. Bryan announces that he
will make a tour of the world for the
study of municipal ownership and rail
Advices from Harbin report a carni
val of drunkenness and dissipation
among the hangers on of the rear ar
my. Champagne at $10 a bottle is
said to be flowing like rivers, dives
are abundant and multitudes of sharp
ers and gamblers are reaping a rich
Johann Hoch has collapsed. The
convicted Chicago wife poisoner, who
all tl rough his trial seemed to re
gard the charge against him as a joke,
has protested against conviction in
less than 30 minutes.
After an agitation lasting for sev
eral years the general synod of the
Reformed Presbyterian church decid
ed that instrumental music might be
used in the services of churches of the
denomination. Each church is to set
tle the matter with its own people.
THEFT OF $90,000 JEWELS.
Three Diamonds Stolen From a New
The New York World says: Three
diamonds, rut from the world famous
Excelsior stone and valued In the ag
gregate at $90,000, have disappeared
from the shop of Tiffany & Co., in this
city. The company believe that they
were stolen by somebody in their era
In all 10 diamonds were cut from
the Excelsior last fall, shortly after
its purchase by Tiffany from an Eng
The stone was found at Jaegersfon
tein, South Africa, in 1893, and in the
rough weighed 974 carats. It was the
largest diamond that has ever been
cut up, and the total value of the 10
stones taken from it was $500,000.
Five of the diamonds were sold to
New York customers last Christmas.
Of the remaining frve the company
now has only two.
The robbery was committed in the
workshop on the fifth floor of the Tif
fany building in Union square on the
afternoon of May 4.
$2000 for Saving a Life.
Paris. —Madam Dugast, who at
tempted to navigate her auto-boat,
Camille, in the race from Algiers to
Toulon, has sent $2000 to the sailor
who jumped into the sea from the
French cruiser Kleber to rescue her
during the storm which shattered the
Chicago Strike Continues.
Chicago.—The strike of the team
sters, instead of being declared off,
will be spread to greater proportions.
This was decided by the meetings of
the teamsters' joint council.
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