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EIGHT BURIED ALIVE
HUGE SNOWSLIDE AT BRITAN
NIA MINE, HOWE SOUND,
Forty Miles North of Vancouver, B. j
C— Four Persons Were Taken Out!
Dead, Four Britishers and One Jap,
and Four Were Rescued— Fellow
Workmen Quick to the Rescue.
Bellingham, Wash., starch 26. —
£ight miners were burled alive in an
aTaianV-lu of suow""at""the "Britannia
mine on Howe sound, 40 miles north
cT"Vancouver. Four were taken out
dead and "four were rescued, Two
Japanese wore in the group. One was
The surnames of the dead Britishers
are Mcllride, Wilson and McPherson.
The men had been working in the
logging (amp owned by the copper
company, securing material to timber
the mine. About 9 o'clock a storm
broke over the mountain and the work
men started down the incline to the
mine. They had not proceeded far
when a huge mass of snow swept I lie
ride of the hill, burying the men in its
Fellow workmen rushed Instantly to
the scene and began digging out their
comrades. The first man taken out
was alive, but unconscious. The res
cuer party next caught tight of a pair
of feet spread apart and Sticking up
'through the snow. They worked as
rapidly as possible, but for some time
it was not known how many men had
been covered by the slide. Several
hours had elapsed before the last body
was recovered. The rescued Japanese,
who was the last of the live men to
be brought out, had lain for almost an
hour under SO feet of snow.
None of the rescued men, it is be*
lieved, will die as the result of the
accident The bodies of the dead were
Immediately shipped by the steamer
Britannia to Vancouver, where they
will be prepared for burial.
WILL TOUR THE ENTIRE STATE
Governor Mead and the Board of
Governor Mead and the three mem
bers of the state board of control will
visit the state institutions early next
month on the dates following: Walla
Walla penitentiary, April 6, 7; Slate
college in Pullman, April 8 and 9;
•eastern Washington hospital at Medi
cal Lake, April 10 and 11; normal
school at Cheney, April 12; state fair
at Yakima, April 13 and 14; normal
at BUensburg, April 15; university in
Seattle, April 19; normal in Belling
ham, April 20 and 21; Everett, April
22 and 2;!, in connection with the selec
tion of a site for the new state refor
matory, and the soldiers" home site
•election April 24 to 27.
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
Charles H. Moyer, William D. Hay
■wood and George A. Pettibone,charged
with the murder of former Qoverncr
Steuenberg of Idaho, will be Mparately
tried in the district court for Ada
county in Boise. fo .
The war department has prepared to
reorganize the military establish men 1
at the close of the present fiscal year,
It is said that 10 Japanese actors are
held at Seattle, where government im
migrant officer? refuse them a lauding.
Doily Castle, a lion tamer with All
Barns' wild animn! show was attacked j
by Prince, one of the largest lion* in '
captivity, while performing at Wichi
ta, Kan. The victim may die. It was
necessary to knock the lion senseless
with crowbars to rescue the woman '
from the cage.
Colonel Albert Myers, 18th cavalry,
has been selected for promotion to the
rank of brigadier general to nil the va
cancy created by the death of General
Manager Rust of the Tacoma smelter
has agreed to grant an increase of 15 i
cents a day to all the men employed in
the yard and the lead and copper smel-1
ter departments who were receiving
♦2.75 a day or less, effective immed- j
iately. This affects 400 men and i
amounts to $23,000 a year.
Joseph Graham of Denver, Col.,
while stealingg a ride on a Great Nor
thern train between Wenatchee and
Leavenworth, Wash., lost his hold on
the trucks, fell and was instantly !
Senor Corea, the Nicaraguan minis
ter at Washington has received a dis
patch from President Zelaya of Nica
ragua announcing the capture and oc
cupation of Tegucigalpa, the capital of
Word comes from Rustohuck that 10
Roumanian villages near there are
The Roumanian government consid
ers the recent trouble in Moldavia a
result of similar disturbances in the
adjaoent provinces of Russia and not
of an anti Jewish character.
The sawmill workers' strike at Port
land Oregon is ended. Nearly all the
skilled workmen have returned to their
jobs.it is reported and enough laborers
to furnish fnil day shifts at all the
mills. Itisexp«cted that the night
shift will be put on in a few days.
The lockout of the contractors in
Seattle against the union men is over
now the members of organized labor
Grenoble, France, probably manu
factures more ladles' kid glove, than
any other place la th« world. Paris.
Chaumont and Milan are also larrely
engaged in this Industry
Baseball for Colfax is an assured
Yale defeated Princeton at chess
Saturday. 5 1-2 to 4 1-2.
Jack Palmer Is in training nt Los
Angeles for his go with Jack Sullivan,
At Milwaukee recently Jimmy
Burns defeated Charlie Near? on
Frank Gwtch shows he is still in the
wrestling game by defeating John
Rooney at Chicago.
Abe Attell and Benny Solomon
have been mauled to fight at Los
Angeles late in May.
Freddie Weeks has gone to Phil
adelphia and will try to get (in In
some of the six round bouts.
Deals and Irving Wright, American
tennis team, was defeated at. Nice re
cently by Willin and Decugis.
Jim Jeffries, the elephantine re
tired heavy champion, has completed
arrangement! to ge to Europe in June.
Three days of great ■port, includ
ing baseball and racing, are cast for
Thursday, Friday and Saturday at
Louie Long has Issued a challenge
to fight the winner of the Sealer-Har
rison Dght, which has been set for
March 30 at Sprague, Wash.
Steps are being taken by a few of
the Medical Lake baseball sports to
organize a baseball team for this sea
Palouse City, In keeping with its
record of the past two years, will
again have a ball team in the field
The game warden of Walla Walla
county lias made application for 20,
--000 trout to plant in the streams of
Jay Could of New York retained his
title as court tennis champion of
America by recently defeating Joshua
Crane, Jr., of Boston.
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., has been
appointed second assistant manager
of the Harvard university crew by
the athletic committee.
Chirm and Forsyth's colt Mont
gomery, the favorite, won the $10,000
Crescent City derby Saturday with a
length to spare at New Orleans.
Winners of the Junior Ten Eyck
prizes at Yale are Joseph W. Mur
phy, Brooklyn, first prize; W. W.
Tynnoop, Tacoma, seconc prize.
The Washington State college base
ball team won in the 10th inning at
Clarkston when Hud Jones knocked a
home run with the bases full. The
score up to the loth was 1 to 1.
Cheney normal school girls won
the basketball game Friday night
from the Spokane high school by 6 to
4. The victory makes the Cheney
maids champions of the season.
There will be an athletic tourna
ment at Waterville the 2Gth and 27th
of April. The high schools of Wen-
Btehee, Chelan and Waterville will
Marvin Hart, the Louisville slug
ger, has joined the ranks of those
who are rejuvenated at Hot Springs.
He put Harry Rogers out in the sec
ond round of a 20 round go.
What promises to be the premier
sporting event to take place in the
Coeur d'Alenes in many months is a
boxing contest between Tim Hurley
of Pennsylvania and Nick Burley of
California and Alaska, scheduled to
take place at Mullan, Idaho, April 2.
The second annual tournament of
the Inland Volunteer Fireman's asso
ciation will be held in Cheney May
21 and 22, and the teams from
Cheney, Wilbur, Medical Lake, Daven
port, Harrington, Sprague and Rita
ville have already signified their in
tention of participating,
Indications point very strongly to
ward great success in carrying out the
plans the interscholastic committee
has made in arranging the big track
meet, which will be pulled Off on the
Washington Slate college athletic
Held at Pullman May 10-11. Assur
ances have been received from nearly
30 high schools in the state that they
will probably send one or more ath
St. Louis —A world's and an Ameri
can indoor record were broken re
cently at the dual acquatic meet be
tween the Missouri Athletic club and
Illinois university. A. M. Goestling,
M. A. C. reduced the American rec
ord for the back stroke lor 100 yards
two seconds, doing the distance in
1:17 2-5, while E. P. Swatck of Illinois,
in the same event, clipped one second
oft' the world's 50-yard record. Time,
London,Stevens of Yale won the
hammer throw in tue Oxford-Cam
bridge meet recently, distance 136
teet 9 inches. Young of South Da
kota won the high jump, 5 feet 8 1-2
inches. Oxford won the contest by
8 1-2 points to 1 1-2 points. The
American Rhodes scholars took three
firsts, the long and high jumps, in
which Young repeated his victory of
1596, and the hammer throw, while
Bchutt, on Cornell, was third in the
half mile run. Cambridge only took
the hurdles. The 100 yard dash was
Will Complete Project.
Millionaires, with ample money at
hand to complete the Ox Bow project,
install new electric plants throughout
eastern Oregon and Idaho and build
electric railways, if necessary, have
taken hold of the Snake river power
project, the Electric Power company
of Boise, Idaho, and most of the elec
tric companies of this section and
have practically completed their con
solidation, says a Baker City, Ore., re
Italian Outlaw Is Captured.
Nelson. B. C. —After a desperate bat
tle, Mannarino or Fornette, as he was
first called, the Italian who shot his
uncle at Kuskanook recently and then
hrld his shack against a force of po
lice and specials, his ammunition hay
' ing given out, has been captured.
NEWS OF THE WORLD
SHORT DISPATCHES FROM ALL
PARTS OF THE GLOBE.
A Review of Happenings In Both
Eastern and Western Hemispheres
During the Past Week—National,
Historical, Political and Personal
Harry Thaw's lawyers believe him
11. Clay Evving, who was attorney
general of Missouri from 1873 to Is 71.
The Chicago Orchestral association
has been given $5i>,000 by Mrs. Flor
ence Lathrop Page of Washington,
Edward A. Slack, receiver of the
lond ofllce, a well known newspaper
man and v pioneer of Wyoming, is
The navy department has ordered
the equipment of the United states
ship San Francisco as a mine laying
George J. Woodruff of the forestry
a< rvlce has been appointed assistant
attorney general to succeed Frank 1..
Mrs. John Comeau and three chil
dren were frozen to death in a snow
drift at St. Simon, N. 8., during the
The 18th annual meeting of thj
Trans-Mississippi Commercial con
gress will be held at Muskegee, I. T.,
November 19 to 22.
Ward m Synder, son of a Pittsburg
millionaire, has been Indicted at Sap-
Ulpa, I. T.. by the grand jury on the
charge or bigamy.
Offli i.iis of tin- Pennsylvania rail
road are satisfied that robbery was the
motive fur wrecking the Chicago lim
ited near Stewart, Pa.
A statement or the busln< ss of 11
general land office shows a material
increase in the number of entries,
filings and selections made.
Fire at Ironton, 0., caused $100,000
loss in two hours. The entire plant
oi the [ronton Lumber company and
nine residences were destroyed.
The government will enter on ■>
thorough prosecution of all men in
dicted for fraudulent dealings in coal
and agricultural lands in Nebraska.
The French committee on hygiene
has reported favorably on the prohi
bition of the manufacture and sale
of absinthe, after one and two years
James W. Van Cleave of St. Louis
is in Boston agitating the formation
of a gigantic employers' organization
on the plan of the American Federa
tion of Labor.
Secretary Taft has reconsidered his
decision ol an earlier date in regard
to the eight hour law, saying it does
i;ot apply to cooks, captains, deck
hands and pilots.
in ■ Bteamship Northwest, formerly
the Orizaba of the Ward line on the
Atlantic, lies a wreck on the south
mil of La Touche island on the south
western coast of Alaska.
At North Baltimore, Ohio, Arthur
Bean killed his wife with an ax and
then committed suicide by shooting
himself. Bean had forbidden his wife
Visiting her family.
A tire which started in the boiler
room of the Blufl City Lumber com
pany at Pine Bluff, Ark., destroyed
si v.ral residences and the plant The
It ss will exceed $500,000.
President Roosevelt has expressed
his disapproval of the verdict of ac"
Qulttal ot Captain Lewis m. Koehler,
oi the Fourth cavalry, i. s. a., com
mander at Jolo, Philippine islands.
According to the weathi r bureau
Friday was the hottest March day
ever experienced in Washington, D.
C, the thermometer registering no de
grees at 4 o'clock in the afternoon.
The rehearsal of the closing ex
ercises at a country school house weal
Of Carini, 111., ended in a tragedy anil
the arrest of a farmer for the mur
«li r of a man who had been his friend
and neighbor for years.
Major C. W. Penrose of the Twenty
fifth infantry has been acquitted of the
charge of neglect of duty preferred
against him at the instance of Presi
dent Roosevelt for alleged misconduct
in connection with the "shooting up"
Of Brownsville, Texas, by negro sol
(il( is of the Twenty-fifth infantry, last
Sacramento. Cal.—Because his lit
tle granddaughter, Ellen Gunn, re
fused to sing a second song to him,
Monico Bcheverrla shot her in the
Kit side and then tired at his daught
er, Mrs. Catto and Miss McKenua be
fore sending a bullet into his own
train. The granddaughter is not ex
p< cted to live.
Secretary of War Taft has recom
mended mitigation of sentence ..( Can
tain Will Cochran. Twenty-fourth
Infantry, who was convicted in the
Philippines of drunkenness and sen
tenced to dismissal. The secretary's
action Is based on evidence of the of
ficer's splendid record. It is under
stood the president will approve the
KING OF BANDITS.
His Career One of Mingled Melodrama
Antonio Bellacosi.i, a bandit who
was the pride of Corsica, has just died
iii his bed at the age of 81 of influ
enza. This has been his third time of
dying. Twice before he revived, but
row he is said to be really and truly
dead. Some, on the other hand, affect
to believe that he died in reality many
years ago and that he was successfully
impersonated by various Corsicana
with an eye to buslress.
HE GOT HIS JUST DUES.
Russian Count Killed by Jealous Hus
Gold field, Nev. —Constantino Pohhor
ski, a Russian Polo and an alleged
member of the royal family, was killed
at the Ajax restaurant. in the heart
of Goldheld's tenderloin, by J. C.
Hlnes, a miner from Nome, Alaska.
The killing was most dramatic. The
count and a fashionably dressed wom
an were sitting in the restaurant
when Hiucs entered. Walking directly
Up to the count he drew a revolver
and tired five shots into the Russian's
body, all of which took effect. The
count fell lifeless and the woman
1a...ie.1. As calmly as if he were
about to revel at a banquet table,
llines laid his gun on the table and
mounted a chair. "Listen, friends,"
he said. "I have been tracing this
man for months. I have come 7000
miles to kill him. He is dead at your
feet Men, this woman who was with
him is my wife. This man seduced
her and ruined my life. I have ven
geance and am willing to take my
medicine like a gentleman."
Pohhorski formerly lived in Seat
tle. He went to Nome two year 3 ago
and has been buying real estate and
mining property in this district lately.
Mrs. Hines formerly lived in San
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
Secretary Straus of the department
of commerce and labor has issued a
number of regulations relating to the
coming of Japanese and Korean labor
ers to the continental territory of the
On May 1 next all the iron trades in
San Francisco, comprising 21 unions
and 6000 men, will strike for an eight
An exceedingly severe snowstorm for
this time of the year raged over the
prairie south of Lewiston last Tuesday.
From nine to 12 inches of snow fell.
There is about 10 inches at Culdesac
and about a foot at Grangeville. About
six inches cover the ground at Moscow,
while there is none in Lewiston.
Jack Palmer of England was no
match for Jack "Twin" Sullivan of
Boston, and went out in the tenth
round last Tuesday night of what was
to have been a 20-rouud go at Los An
With the exception of the stereo
typers' union, every labor organization
connected with the Butte newspapers
have signed, or expressed a willingness
to sign, for a period of three years, a
contract which had been prepared by
the publishers embodying the scale un
der which the stereotypers had worked
until the time of the closedown six
FILIPINOS GET A
chance to vote
Washington.—The Philippine com
missoin has been instructed by cable to
inform President Roosevelt immediate
ly whether a condition of general, com
l>lete peace, with recognition of the
authority of the United States, has con
tinned in all that portion of the Archi
pelago not inhabited by Moroi or other
non-Christain tribes for the past two
years. If the answer is in the affirma
tive the president will direct the com
mission to call a general election on
July 30 next for the choice oi delegates
to the first popular assembly of the peo
pie of the Philippines. The proposed
assembly, consisting of two houses, the
upper composed of the Philippine com
mission and the lower of the delegates
to be elected, will take over the legis
lative power now exercised by the Phil
ippine commission alone. Under an act
of congress none of the members of the
nou-U.iristiaa tribes can participatein
NEW RAILROAD FOR
F. A. Ulackwell, former general
manager of the inland Empire system,
and owner of large timber tracts in
northern Idaho along the Pend
d'Oreille river, has already begun con
struction of a railroad which he will
build from a junction with tha Spo
kane International at or near Rath
drum, Idaho, to Spirit lake, thence to
Newport and considerable distance up
the Pend d'Oreille river.
QUARTER BILLION TRADE.
Exports of Meat, Dairy Products and
The total exportation! of meat,
dfciry products and food animals in the
United States last year aggregated
over $250,000,000 in value, according
to a statement issued by the bureau
of statistics of the department of com
merce and labor. This represents an
Increase of 176,000,000, or 4T. per cent,
during the decade from 1896 to 1906.
More than CO per cent of last year's
exports went to the United Kingdom.
Of the $250,000,000 worth of meats,
dairy products and food animals pass
ing out of the United States last year,
160,000,000 was in live animals; $59,
--000,000 worth in lard; $36,000,000 in
bacon; $2."»,O00,CO0 woiih in fres'i beef;
000,000 in hams; $18,000,000 In
oleomargarine; $14,000,000 in pork,
other than bacon and hams; $4,500,000
in butter and $2,500,000 in chese.
Miss Johnson Married.
Cleveland, Ohio— Miss Elizabeth
Fiournoy Johnson, daughter of Mayor
and Mrs. Tom L. Johnson, was Satur
day united In marriage to Signo-'
Frederico Mariana of Milan, Italy. On-!
ly the Immediate relatives of the
bride were present. ,
BIG STRIKE LIKELY
RAILWAY EMPLOYES VOTE TO
TAKE SUCH ACTION.
Railways Must Make Concessions
Within 10 Days— l 2 Per Cent Raise'
in Salary and 9 Hour Day for Train
men—so,ooo Men Involved — Firemen
May Also Get Into the Fight.
Unrest, among railway employes of
the west which will crystallize into a
monster strike unless the railroads
r>ako substantial concessions within
the next 10 days was manifested at a
meeting in Chicago Saturday of the
strike committees of the Order cl Rail
way Conductors and the Brotherhood
of Railway Trainmen.
Representatives from locals, includ
ing the switchmen, flagmen, conduc
tors, brakemen and yardmen of 47 big
roads and their connections, met in
secret session at a hotel and the order
of the meeting was expressions of the
belief that a strike can only be avert
ed by the railroads granting the de
mands. Every system west of Chica
go is affected. The men demand a 12
per cent increase and an agreement
for a nine hour day for trainmen and a
10 hour day for all other employes in
Reports from every local show a
practically unanimous vote to strike
unless the concessions are made. The
roads under fire employ 50,000 mem
bers of the two orders. Labor leaders
declare refusal to grant the demands
will also precipitate a fight between
the roads and the firemen, 30,000 in
number, who are only holding back
demands for a 15 per cent increase and
an eight hour day so th differences
between the roads and their trainmen
may be adjusted. If the trainmen
sirike, they say, they are pledged the
support of the firemen.
The 45,000 trainmen of the western
railroads geemed near a strike on
Thursday night than at any time since
the negotiations with the general man
agers for an increase in wages and a
shorter work day were started two
Within the past five days the E. K.
Wood Lumber company of San Fran
cisco and Bellingham, through F. J.
Wood, has purchased 12 square miles
of timber lands in Whatcom and
Skagit counties, paying therefor $520,
--000. March 16 Mr. Wood paid $250,
--000 for a tract of timber two miles
southeast of Bellingham.
A woman the police officials believe
is th« notorious Nell Pickerell, who is
well known to many police officers
In the northwest, has made her first
appearance in Ritzville and was there
but a short time when she was placed
under fi.rrost on the charge of stealing
a traveling man's grip. As usual, she
was clothed in the attire of a man.
The fact that some students of the
University of Idaho are regirterlng,
and will offer to vote at the coming
city election, is causing much discus
sion in Moscow.
B. Alonzo and A. Qarran, while
thawing out powder, lost their lives
Saturday night by the explosion of
UOO pounds of dynamite at Goldsmith
& McDonald's camp, seven miles below
Huntlngton on the Northwest road
being constructed by the Oregon Short
Line. All that was found of Alonzo
vas his heart and teeth. Qarran was
biown in two and only a portion of
iris remains have been found.
The Washington Water Power com
pany will lay between 300,000 and
400,000 feet of underground ducts for
its light and power wires the coming
It is announced that tlte Perkins
papers, which have for years had the
Taeoma field without competition, are
now to have it disputed by a morning
paper which is to be established in the
near future by the Piper brothers.
A letter has been received from An
drew Carnegie by the mayor of The
Dalles offering to donate $10,000 to the
city for a library building, provided
the municipality would appropriate
$1000 annually for maintenance.
At a recent meeting of the Inland
Grain Growers' association represen
tative farmers of Umatilla county de
cided not to join with the farmers of
eastern Washington in the matter of
forming a combine to buy grain bags.
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
On motion of the attorney for the reg
ular counsel of Abraham Rnef of San
Francisco, the habeas corpus proceed
ings in Ruef behalf have been dismis
sed by the supreme conrt of the United
States. The attorney made no explan
ation of the motion. The court order
ed that the mandate in the case issue
Storm and flood conditions through
out the state of California are somo
what improved, although portions of
the great interior valleys are still
threatened with inundation. Millions
of dollars in damage has been done to i
It is reported that snow fell to the
depth of four Inches at North Yakima •
The explosion of a coal oil lamp last'
Monday night at Hutohinson, Kan.,
started a fire that destroyed the Morton
Halt plant, the largest in the world, in
cluding a new $260,000 addition.
It is announced that Richard Mans
field, the actor, has abandoned bis
spring tour through the country owing
' to his illre-s.
The first anesthetics were used in
LAND FOR SETTLERS.
How the Great Coeur d'Alene Rewrv
Will Be Sold.
The department of the Interior can
r.idly acknowledges that it doesn't
know when the great Coeur dAleu«
Indian reservation is to be thrown
"Relative to the proposed openine
,of the Coeur d'Alene Indian reserva
tion in Idaho the act of June 21, i9o b "
(34 Stat., 335), provides that after the
HUrvey <>r the lands within the reserva
tion, and allotments to the Indians, the
residue of the lands not surveyed for
Indian school, agency or other p ur .
poses shall he classified as agricultural
glazing or timber lands, appraised and
opened to settlement and entry, under
the provisions of the homestead laws
at not less than their appraised value'
in addition to the fees and commis
sions prescribed by law for the disposi
tion of lands, of the value of $1.25
per acre, by proclamation of the presi
dent, which shall prescribe the time
when, and manner in which the lands
shall be settled upon, occupied, and
entered, and no person will be permit
ted to settle upon, occupy, and enter
any of said lands except as prescribed
in said proclamation.
"The appraised price of the land is
to be paid in accordance with rules
and regulations to be prescribed by
1 he secretary of the interior upon the
following terms: One fifth to be paid
iv cash at the time of entry, and the
remainder in five equal annual install
ments to be paid in one, two, three,
four and five years, respectively, from
and after the date of entry, and in
case an entryman fails to make the an
nual payments, or any of them,
promptly when due, all rights in and
to the land covered by his or her en
try will cease, and any payment there
tofore made will he forfeited, the entry
cancelled, and the lands reoffered for
sale and entry.
"Lands remaining undisposed of at
the expiration of livo years from the
opening of the lands to entry are to
be sold to the highest bidder for cash,
at. not less than $1.00 per acre, under
tulea and regulations to be prescribed
by the secretary of the interior, and
any lands remaining unsold 10 years
fiom the date of the opening of the
lands to entry may be sold to the high
est bidder for cash, without regard to
the above minimum price.
"Computation is allowed of entries
of lands classified as agricultural and
grazing, and the entryman. upon com
mutation, is not to be required to pay,
it. the aggregate, any sum in excess
of the appraised value of the land.
"The general mining laws are ex
tended to, and mineral entry may bo
ruade for, any of said lands, but no
mineral location will be permitted for
any lands allotted in severalty to the
"All coal ami nil deposits 111 or under
the lands within the reservation are
to remain the property of the United
States, and no patent that may />>
it sued under the provisions of thy
act opening the reservation to entry,
( r any other act. of congress, will con
very any title thereto.
"Sections I<> and 36 are excepted
from the provisions of the act and
granted to the state of Idaho for school
"The secretary of the interior is au
thorized to reserve from other dis
pO6tion such tracts for town site pur
p< sea a:;, in his opinion, may bo re
quired lor future public interests, and
may cause such reservations to t<f
surveyed into blocks and lots of suit
able size, and appraised and disposed
of under such regulations as he may
"The lands that will be thrown open
to settlement and entry will aggregate,
approximately, 310 000 acres.
"As a considerable time must elapse
before the allotment, classification,
( nd appraisal will be made, it is not
possible at this time to Btate approxi
mately the date when the reservation
will be opened, but timely notice of
the opening will be given to the gen
"G. P. POLLOCK,
FARMING TRUST REVOLT.
Northern Moldavia Is Scene of Many
Vienna, Atistria—The seriousness
of the situation in northern Moldavia
growing out of the agraian disorders
has not, according to the latest tele
gtaphic reports reaching here from
Caernowitz, on the border, been «*'
It ia estimated that 400 farms in
Moldavia have been devastated, SOOO
fugitives have fled over the Rouman
ian frontier into Austria, and a tot*'
of 10,000 Jews are homeless.
The number of dead and wounded
cannot be given accurately, but tl*
reports of today give a total of about
S5 men killed and about 150 wounded
The outbreak seems today to ha*(
been partially suppressed. The R^
manian government is still sendinS
troops into the affected district. ?^
tically the entire province of MoW<
via has been involved. 7
The movement is more really »w
arian than anti-Semitic. The pea M"l'" l'
are in revolt against the great fai*|
ing trust, which has leased nalfi? ( |
cultivatable lands in Moldavia,
absentee landlords, who control "m
trust, are Jews, and this fact bri^T
the Ire of the peasants down upojj
any and all Jews they meet, and '
this antipathy is added strong ra<*
fetmng arising from other causes.
Earl of Liverpool Dead. J
London.—Cecil George Saville **l
jombe, earl of Liverpool, is dead. WH
was born in 1846.
a. L. Lawshe has been appo"j^
third assistant postmaster *er,pr» <
succeed Edwin C. Madden, reslK 0