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VOLUME II. IIATHDBUM, IDAHO. FRIDAY, APRIL 12, Mül. NUMBER 48. 8. rs OF THE WORLD IN BRIEF. Coaiplete Itesiew of the Ereuls of is« I'nst Week—in This and For president Kruger says the Boers will 1 r « i i 'il j i -, I I latisfied only with independence, j The president bus made the first an -1 ia ncement that Mr. Knox bad accept-j the post of attorney general to the . I The country from Iba to Morong is ; ,wheld by American troops and the ,r office Is highly pleased with the test good news from Luzon. At New Orleans the warehouse on » South Side plantation, containing Urge quantity of sugar, was destroy [by fire recently. Loss, $200,000. I At Tientsin it Is reported that the ' (ssians have been Endeavoring to en Irce a purchase of the disputed rail iy siding from the original Chinese Xt Laiiili -Taken From the •!«>> Latest Diapatcfaea. to ineL According to the Pretoria correspond ait of the Daily Telegraph the Ltoers »ve shifted their seat ot government tom Petersburg to a point io unies lortheast. bord Kitchener has personally pre eoted the Red Cross medal to Mme. terriers, head of the French ambu uce department, for her services to M British wounded. A Pittsburg dispatch of April 5th lys the demand lor un and plates is | lusuaiiy heavy and tins week finds rery plant of the American Tin Plate impany in operation. Tüe navy department has awarded ite contract for the building of the 23 mot protected cruiser Milwaukee to Ae Union Iron Works of San Francis ». The contract price is $2,867,900. Lord Kitchener, reporting to the Lon lon war office the finding of an aban oned and destroyed pompom near Vry leld, says: "This accounts for all tue nemy's guns known to be in the south ru utstrict." The steamship Rhein, which arrived ecently from Bremen, broke the ree Besides rd as a passenger carrier, er crew, which numbered over 400, of he had 2502 passengers. Of the latter i came in the cabin. Major Ammon A. Augur, Twenty fth infantry has been transferred to he Twentieth infantry. Major Eu |ene F. Ladd, quartermaster, U. S. V., las been ordered upon the completion if his duties as treasurer of the island if Cuba to proceed to New York for ^rther instructions. John W. Gates will retire from the iflice of chairman of the American i» iteel & Wire company and take a long rip abroad. He has returned to Chica-, [o from New York after \in absence of | liree months and said he expected to lesign, as he felt that he had worked a food many years and ought to give lounger men a chance. He will retire trom active business for awhile. E. C. Griffith of Pascoag, R. I., won the grand American handicap shoot by killing 18 straight in the shootofT, miss v ind out, and got $600 in cash and the Hiver cup. The second man was J. L. D. Morrison of St. Paul, who killed 17, ind he received $500. R. Rahm of Pittsburg was third, with 14 kills, and t ke got $400 In cash. A. U. Fox of Baltl more missed his first bird in the shoot I Off. At Lexington, Ky.. with the cry "The Endetta; the vendetta" on bis lips, ^neral Cassius M. Clay, the famous tbolitionist and duelist and former t| • nited States minister to Russia, re Cently led his little bodyguard to battle igainist a sheriffs posse which had tone tef Whitehall, his palatial mansion In Madison county, to serve papers on the general in a civil suit Instituted Against him by his daughter, Miss Mary B. Clay. Many shots were fired and the posse finally departed without accom plishlng the purpose of its visis. It is reported that General Clay was wound ♦d during the afTray. Fleeing from his lupposed enemies, he barricaded him leif in his "den" in the mansion and there he remained guarded by his faith ful servants. Whether or not he is * ounded is only known to himself and to his little bodyguard. No surgeon has been summoned to the house and hone dare approach except on invita tion. At Marseilles the striking dockers Augustus Byram. one of the pioneer ■hining operators of the far west, is Oead at his home In Chicago. Telegraphic advices received from ÜsSm ""«town Vests 1 in Cm dst^f a raging^ SrSt Mrs. Michael Chart of the town of Lake and her 7 vear-old daughter . and her jearota a g ter Jary were drowned in the Ktnn.kinnic t Kver at the Kinnikinuic avenue bridge AccirtSTto the St. Petersburg cor •^Pondent of the Iavndon Daily Mail ittPort duties for Vladivostok have Wtn raised on all American iron, steel And machinery Probablv lOOOn persons participated Easter in'the 'dedication of the Second Church of Christ Scientist at Wright Pood an j p jne G rove avenues So treat was the nswemhiaee that a ouad was the assemblage mat a quau have decided to resume work. •hple service was held. I Mr. F.ockhill, United States special commissioner to Pekin, recently had a long interview with Id Hung Chang, who satisfied him that there is to be any further important hitch Ir the negotiations for a settle ment between China and the powers. | At New York a fire which broke out not likely m different times did damage to the extent of $175,000 to the stock of the Sudhaus Paper Box Company and the 1 machinery belonging to the compatiy.l 1 p S '\ el L^ s „ t ° tb , e ^ 8 1 t0 !; k of Swetzer . ! I ' embroive & Co., both firms occupying j the ending at 83 and 8o White street 1 -1 borse abatolr at Llnnton Ore wh)eh , vaa ghut do laat f jj h g . started up again Ag conJition ; are I I more favorable now for its successful * ; operation it is likely to be kept run- j ning indefinitely . About 800 cayuse , ponIes lave bee „ sent in from the ranges and it is probable that 10,000 wlll be "slaughtered this year. I By th k derailing of the engine and a nlItnber of enlpty f re ight cars being : r '" I brought into Kansas City on the Kan ' S as City suburban belt line railroad, oul four metnbers of the crew were injured.' William Prime, brakeman, had his '''k skull broken and eyes scalded. He ' n will die The engine was demolished 1 and 10 cars were reduced to kindling' wood. Fifteen hundred pounds in dynamite * were used recently in blowing up the i forw-artj superstructure of the sunken l' and the ' 1 ti | United States collier Merrimac, which has long impeded the entrance to the harbor jit Santiago de Cuba. The ex plosion was heard plainly in the city, five milss away. Divers immediately descended and found 40 feet of clear oyer the forward portion of the water wreck. At Montreal Archbishop Bruchési is sued a pastoral letter dealing with the judgment in the Delpit case, which de clared marriage of Catholics by non Catholios legal. "All unions," says the archbishop, "contracted with invali dating mpediment for which compe tent authority has not been granted dispensation, even though civil power looks ubon such unions as valid and legal, must be considered as null and invalid. This is a point of doctrine that cannot be denied. Without that faith ^'ould be shipwrecked." The archbishop concludes by pronouncing sentence of excommunication on all those Who disobey the laws of the church concerning marriage, reserving the right to himself and the vicar gen eral to absolve those who become guil ty of such a fault. Generali ltotliu has re,>|s'ned negotiations with tlie British for peace. The condition of winter wheat April 12 inst 82.1 last year, xeitement over the discovery of ••rs on .Santa ereek, u tributary or St. Maries river, continues. The slate department lias received a cablegram from Consul Long at Cairo, ypt, announcing that plague lia» broken out at lexandria. At Richmond, Yu., the large retail store of .luliuj. Meyers' Sons was dc-troped by fire recently. The stock and fixtures are or about # 180 . 000 . Reports of an outbreak of fresli rebel lion in China aie not confirmed and are at tribute,! to Karl Li's disconsolate reliction of leu ders the be thin ti the of tion eral t, i» 91.7, a rich pl.u | gun, that everything will go wrong sine hi- a,I v j w bas * -pi,,. f am j| v ,,f Janie- Smith, eon-i-ting ,»f tllL . fatll [, r an j mother and four children. i n L a „tiy killed in tlu-ir home re ,.,. llt | v bl the sliding of the huge dump ,,f t j, L . ,i lL . mine, m Urijiple Greek di tr i t -t. not Lss-u heeled. I The r ver Rhine has risen considerably lalsive the normal stage. Jt i- annuunetxl Cologne the liver ro-e to 18 feet bv ay, and that oil the 8vvi-s border IIihhIis! and the iH-ople have u diat at ,] villages t| ts | f r ,, m their houses. At Santa Cruz an cxplo-ion oeeurnxl at the js > vv der work- vvher, by t bester Sh« p- d,,. ar,i, aged aliout 20 years, was k i ! Un l and f a Phil Curtis severely burned. The buil,ling ! caught fire and wa- destroyed. The ,-au-e of the a « ho i- . Klkhom ly -hot Àinswairlth, Neb . while-the latter sisting irrest. The railnaid official» ao tiiorized the statement tiiat the mis»mn of D»-u» tiv vent a \ killed i j 1 , vident is unknown, iy United ."-tute' Marshal Han«, i Iso sp,vial agent for the Freu & Missouri \ alley railro.1,1. revnt and kilhsl lkivid (». Lust- near 18 -pii unt. as re - Han» to Ainsworth «a- to pre ell planned train holdup. The r -aid to have been tlie terror Brown -minty, IVaumoht, an n -ale vet consummated in the Texas, oil district wa- made , when #1 _»**.*■■» wa- [slid t- r tin of the Texas Western Oil com rmerlv the S>uth»e»tern » ►>! The I rge-t reiently leu in mail propert pany. f [»any ol Uorsiitana. Tiie buyer» g>t Beatty ftislier, which ha- a piodueing - - 1 paeitr of 7<«>* Uirrel- |«r -lay. was effected by Charles D. Puli, York cty for^p,«a>i»u he.de.1 by R. I* The Vnver^'manager of the smelt, r tr««^ J anno«^3 the filing . for had ha- . nsl..,s«l ft n. « to «0.!«». and mine ,.i« rat<>rs h-,k f r a -till for -i-h" t ,.-r r.-lucti-n. J* ^ tranly >y the trust The « ^ ^ ènt'.roimto "an agrlenunt with the trust te to ac ebt the *4 rate, regardl--» of the market pri.-e of lead, which at that time «a- ats.ve W. The agreement exp..«l Januar] 1. and the tm-t now claims that OB a- . 'unt ,.f orerproductioB it in unable , to maintain the « rate. the -- Be wire of the scandel monger, and *->n. shut your ears to what ought not to be ,m the Tue "-»le of N- .V ' ted. re pea I I a | on BRITISH LANCERS CAPTURED. - j Laic Report From Kitchener—Plel- j the j in Troops Marched It and 1 1,1 Without Opposition, . ! t i ....... .... 1 ",' ,u A|,nl 10 -" 1 -'iid Kitchener, rc at lo " J1 uudei date of Pre ,J. g tona -uv.«: I " has ««"l" 1 '» Hetereburg, with * 11 ,) W KJ ' u,üU - lio '-apaired two loco j u "' 1 M , , 1Jle cal>lure ljt lheter * h,,r K - hwe 1UI "' I a ewu ' ual, " u uf 1 reluna " lhe whult ' northern : r '" 1 " a - v ls njVN >n the hands of the British. Aoool,illl K to kolJ Kitchener's dispatch, oul - une uflloor a, *d one man were killed. 11,0 evacuated the town during the '''k 1 ' 1 1 't'or to Plumer'» arrival, after blow ' n " "I* tvvo llll «ks •"'•''U with ammunition. 1 ^ A)> Kitchener * n| ' m . v - i l' " 1 ". l ' lul j * uo 111011 °* l * l ° British lancers and imperial yeomanry were attacked by the Boers to the north of Aberdeen and that rr.ln r *i Was Ktueualed in up ter, in the regarded The place is tile ter minus of the railway and ha» been the capital of the lioer government since the rv-ports t lie capture ol ■ s I horses and tile liejsit of -tores at Hoshmar's Kop, Orange River ' 1 ti prisoners. ar As an oll-, -I tl iitnan, 1 er in chief re utter several hours' lighting the British sui rounded and captured w ith the ex , who succeeded in making vvere ception uf ; theii escape. will is in per the said ators tire LOUBET IS IN GREAT DANGER, Dele,-lives Harr Discovrred a Flot to Assassinate the President. London, April 10. A dispatch to the Evening News from Paris says that the 1-renen detectives were privately informed of a projected attempt to assassinate Pres ident lauits-t during his coming trip. Ex traordinary precaution- have been taken here, and the usual police protec Ou tablera have been excluded from the railroad stations, leu thousand so, lier» have Im-cii detailed maintain order during the French pres here stringent or ders have been issued to rigorously sup press tin- slightest hostile demonstration. President Loubet is inclined to laugh at the detective»' fear» that an attempt will be made upon hi» life. every thin lia» been doubled. ti ident's stay at Nice, Filipino t'Mualllni. New h ork, April II According to a Herald special from Washington, since the ri-ls-llion in the Philippines 50,000 men is the lowest estimate of the war dejNirtment of the casualties sus; allied by the Filipino force», 7007 rifles have been captured or surrendered and 05,142 rounds of ammuni tion have Is-en seized. The number of Fili pinos killed can not Ire accurately deter mined. as General Mac Arthur, in hi» dis patches, states that it is impossible to be accurate oil riiis point. It would not sur prise officials should the Filipino fatalities reach 25,000, and some say that 30,000 is closer to tiie real figure*. Adjutant Gen eral Corbin i» satisfied that the casualties suffered by the insurgents will form a po t, lit icu-i,n for the abandonment of further resi-tame by the natives. feet to the . ». . . in In Memory of I oann. Washington. April 10-The magnificent on I General John 11. la»- I gun, erected in Iowa eiicle in loving mem 9lru( listingui'hed vvairior and 40 bed day test «»pie-trian statu, bv die jh-. pie whom he served so >f the u y statesman by hi- comrade» in arms and ell, was Kinby and the memls-rs of his d,,. »uiviving niemts-is of General Ijogati» f a mi!v and manv js-rsons eminent in the ! militarv fternoon. I he j unveiled Tuesday iu<my occuired in tiie presence of au im 1 men-« asembljge, including President Me biiu-t, t»*ie nd civil life of the nation. A grands, -n of the famous George Tucker, drew the silken cord which Iclea-cd the fluttering Hags t tut t drajs-,1 the statue and disclosed to view tiie heroic leader, Master ing is bronze figure. Fatal « rlrk Wuntkern l*arlHe. Westbound ties dred Utah, A|>ril 9 . >«"i!hern Pacifie j,., —enger «risked at More« Mill, near Weils, Ne vada. Ogden, No. 1 w a* _ . ireman Hi kman of Ogden Fireman b»-r of Wells and were killed, Engl the r- Warner of Wells and Bride of Ogden rM , ere seriously, but not fatally, injured A broken truck caused half the train to n leu ve the track, the two mail ears catch , in g fire, cremating linkman. Engineers Warner and Brule were ludlv scalded, llie : mail ear» were entirely consumed. fit thi,'m, ,1 »»demnity ex.-eed th , . . 1 ,-nd« »b-riing. and has »t*ad d ,. -"**-'»•» »" lliak " ,hat uut j -i-h" limit of the ciaim 1 I n-df, the «tute dejiartment claims 825,0lin,(AKI indemnity, .Tit ^u «ppi»ed ^ iVlUl jur thr ,, r .^ nU te n of an itemised -e«*>unt who*mg the expenditu re» ma l e_^ * e 1 ,01 Knox „ ,. orl ,.». ' ,p,r " ' . niont Denver. April 8 Port.and is to hive tbe , new morning paper, to be published by | the late assistant burin«*« manager of the New York Herald and Willis S Tbomp *->n. formerly city editor of the Denver He publican, and more recently connected with ^ usUUnt city editor. | agc-1 jwnji.w In4rm*ltlrs. ' I J. U. Injured. Portland, Ore., April 8.—While sitting on a sill uf one of the fourth story do«» of the Imperial hotel to get a breath ui <rwh " ir * John Li MoUmgan. a well known mining man of Spokane, lost his j balance and tell about thirty tcet to the j skylight below, lie was picked up suffer j in g from a fracture of the base of the skull "J"" ' inconta fcu#iUl. It is tielioved that lie can not recover. Mr. Mctiuigan is about 40 years of age and is one of Uie ow ners of the Alamo mine at liaker City , lli» sister i» Mrs. Patrick ,J. Jeun mg» whose husband controls valu able mining piopeities in the Bohemian district. the at e\ the the John G. Mctiuigan was one of the dis covere rs of tiie Shs-an The first piis-e of silver thsit found in the district was picked up by John Seaton, who, with Kli Carpen ter, located the l'a y ne Hie same day. uarly in July, 1891. William M. ilenncssy learned of the find, and with his brother John, Fraaik Flint, John McUuigun. Seaton and Carpenter, he went from Ainsworth into the new camp and 23 claims were staked. Among these were the Noble Five group. List Chance, R. K. la-e, Northern Belle ami Slocan Boy. McGuigan took a conspicuous part tu the development of these properties and many others, later prominent among the producers of the dis trict. It was after Jack McGuigau that the town and creek of Mctiuigan, between 'Sunden and Kaslo, were named. ait l the Later, He is resting easier and unless new complications set In he ls expected to recover. are sue Strike to Continue, Indianapolis, April 8.—The national ex ecutive committee of the United Mine Workers of America will meet here and will prolvubly be in session five or six days. The miners' officials are not forecasting what action is to lie taken, but something is to be done fur the relief of the uiilleis in the Arkansas, Kansas and Indian terri tory fields, where a Btrike has been in progress for nearly two years. The miners there are holding out for un increase of It) per cent in the wage scale, but the o|>cr ators show no signs of yielding. Men have lieen imported to Like the plait-» of the strikirs and have been given the increase the latter have been demanding. The -trike has eost the national organ! ration a large amount of money in the way ,,f a relief fund, and it is ex|ie,te,l that if the differenees can not Is- adjusted, arrangements for continuance of the relief fund will Is- made, us the organization is determined not to give up. The situation in the anthracite fields of Pennsylvania will be considered and it is said that ways and means are to lie de vised for strengthening the organization there in the hoi»- of increasing the likeli hood of the operatives meeting the oper ators in joint conference next year for the purpose of settling differences for the en tire field. ity the -ign po-l mg is It ( say his and ed Tuan • More Oil Wells. Beaumont, Tex., April 8. The sixth gusher oil well has been added to the Beaumont field, and it is repirted to be the finest well yet struck. The well is 1040 feet di-ep and shows « pressure of 80 pounds to the square inch, which is said to exceed the San Lu»*s gusher, 100 feet away, and which has hitherto maintained the record of being the greatest pr,sju«-er in the world. The oil |s«,l where it was , . ; struck is only 40 feet deep and is resting on a , u i phur . f u< ta w ,. re I eertained by the drillers. After the oil w-aa 9lru( .g t) „. pjjm |s-nnitU-d to sink mi lt struck the bottom, and .1 rested after ! 40 teet had gone down. The drillers then tarred four feet into what they say Is a bed of pure sulphur. In two other gushers sulphur was struck Mute the mi was leached. President Gilbert says that one day next week the valve will be opened to test the How. aaid get take A •oke. Kepurt I aliiaBlrJ. New York, April The World s St. Petersburg »(ssia! says: The r,-|s>rt«sl at tempt on the czar s life at 1'sar-ko proved unfounded. The czar and czarina are liv ing in seclusion here. The curma'e health is delicate. puny way tore i f-»r a isure* of drastic rtqiression have hecn instigated against studenta in the universi ties throughout the empire. Four hun dred «lu, lent» here have been ordere«! to M, report themselves morning and evening to the police. All who fail to do so are ar rM , (e ,[ thrown into prison for definite [a-rhsi. Seventy have been ar an in are said re«te<l already. , : on fiïwitb I th , evi ., ent p U r,««e of coms-aling the evi- I d ,. n ,. of £ Jüha the ; j watchman, »bo 1. 71 years old, is under 1 arrest as the murderer, and there is an ol exn-i-,1 feelmo in Walkervilte ® n 111 Uw lkervd 1 *. C . K-.a .we. !.. W.^in^.n, April 10,-PhHander C. Knox of Pittsburg, who suceeeda Attorney G,W-raJ ât th « hea<1 ot th * depart niont of justue. was .worn in Tue*lay in tbe cabinet rrxnn of the White Hourt. mm | - M. Seventy-one new banking Institutions have been authorized to do bualneas In Missouri In the laat two years and a; large number ef banka bava Increased of | their capitalization. \ illM8i«>ua I rliiar at Ball«®. the Butte, Mont . April 8. Evelyn Blewett, agc-1 9 years, daughter of Mrs. Blewett, a jwnji.w of W'alkerville, waa outrageai and i murdered in tiie ,-abin of the watchman of ! to iconic the ed 12 ell by B. ty ed for nt the ed. to 40 41 and ou or the the and of The flno; liam and J. Hoi ent. ty; p.inir felt the ing tion had all fore ui DANQEH 0F WAa Is ov _ «asas 4.0 U » Lit. - Harmony I. Kcstorrd—Jnpa Are Snt lafted—'I'kelr Position s« I n.tcd Press u.s _ ** u, " _ cusses Freely, aa the W ashington. April 11. — The .h minister, final advices from the foieign office lohio entirely diepelling the alarming ports as to a Russo-Jajuiiese rupttive and showing that the Jap.inc.-e gov cepted the latest declaration of Hussia oil -Manchuria with the same sense of satis faction that it had been r the L'nited Mutes, at the state department and informed See retar y liay of the gratifying turn of e\ enta. 1 lie position of Japan, as now detiinsl in the highest official quarters, is practically the same as that of the United States. A copy (ion I pa nose ■eu ed uf Mr. Takahira, has r at re of a of liment .ve eiv isl i thin Mr. Takahira called a of the recent Hussian eommuniea «I me I, mid texts ill Her slightly, they us delivered t Japvin at the nine it was given to this governiue although tlie ait- .dike ii all in. lien. ii pmiits. Tim J, known that it makes panes,, government now accept m till, ,|,s-|urati,>ll as made in entire g,»»l faith, and like the l nited States it i» quite satistivsl to leave the .Manchurian to jucstion in its present The assurances given by Russia are of such a character tiiat the Japanese authorities status. ■nil,lently look forward to « >f action which will remove the ja-rplexity and dangers in which the is sue has been involved thus far. A» the in It) is is olher (siwers already have indicated their accepta nee of the Ru—iau declaration, the course of Japan removes the ia-i p.issilii) ity of division, and appears to restore tie harmonious concert which has thus far proceeded in the dealing with China. ■ late I>r»i>|»ed Their Hesrrve. Ft. Petersburg. April 12. The Ru»-i.in pre»» in abandoning that which it first di»eu»»,»l Ihe government'» declaration ,m the »object of Manchuria. il h win,-Ii the ltrili-h pre»- greeted China'» refusal to -ign the Manchurian agreement has merely po-l j » »lied tile signing of II new llllder-lalld mg vv it h China, since t lie conv,ill lull would is- advantageous to China. < lia it ii ci ve It llovv ddl.llf li.it the joy "<»iu lam,ion friends »ays: ,iv,-rl,mked the fact that in di-»iia,liiig tn< »igning of the agreement they have mil hastened the evacuation of Manchuria, but strengthened Russia's |sisirion." To Save Ills Own Head. Pekin, April 10. Olt-kan, father in law 1 lie Mongolian prince, f Prince Tuan. Is- an important factor in Bu lges tiie proves In !,-hellion now inprogress. rebellious troops to march on Sian fu. ( liinesc knowing General Tung Full »Sinn say the emperor brought the rebellion ii|k,n his own head when lie published the edict threatening the general with future pun ishment. t»n account of Ins present power and influence, General Tung Full Sian would not |m-i in it this and naturally deair ed to prove that |»>wer. He has the entire Mohammedan population with him. Prince Tuan also has a large following, while • tla-kan (suitmis the entire province of Mongolia. ! XV reek Near Irrer Park. Deer P.uk, April 9. K-eurreil recently on tiie (Spokane Falls It Northern railway four miles from Deer Park, be -ii that place and Clayton. It was aaid to have ls-,n caused by a defective ■witch. Two engines get her in a head end collision and ditched. A wreck ere ifiis-klsl to -.irrving with them eight cars loaded with The boxcars were badly damaged. Little or no damage resiiltisi to the en gine», and no one waa injured. It will take several days to clear away the wrivt k. A track has Is-en itonstrueteil around the wreck, over which tiain» are now passing •oke. Arrested hr Hussian Fuller. I/mdon, April 9.—A di«i>aleh from Rt Peteiidrurg to the Reuter Telegraph com puny MVs the [silice at Kharkoff have ar rested 21 studenta for rioting at the rail way station on the occasion of the depart tore of other studenta. who were ex|»-lled i f-»r ts-ing connected with prev ion» disturb a nee* at Kharkoff. ilpatl, Mm SI* »eil. nual fic, will the Manila, A[»nl II.—Although the official* are uncommunicative, it ■» nevertheless said that Aguinaldo has signed the [a-a,e manife-to. Chief Justus: Arellano drafted I . .. I 'P r '* *:T J " 1 " n,1Uh,B - ,t "' ; .«ege., fMdahy kid^^r. ».. arraigned '^ore Judge Baxter in the criminal bench ol the district isuirt and pleaded not guilty ® n '* B ** ^eld for trial on April 23 on the charge . f robbery. l " r '" Washington, April B.—A motion «"«d* Monday in the nited States « prenra court by Honorable Jeremiah W.l mm ,or thf »doliasio« of CapUin Omerlm M. Garter to bail. --~—' Ure Hokbeev at Mortk Yaklasa. i been a; North Yakima, April 9.—The window and of Keene's jewelry store waa broken by has ,burglars, who eecured good« worth 8850. .loue the document, \guir.aldo strongly objected clauat-s of tiie manifesto, and a i ! to t aidera blc argument waa rcjuiml to over iconic hi» objections. on of work the were with wa« IDAHO. The contract for the construction of the wool warehouse at Welser hae been awarded. The city council of Caldwell has pasa ed an ordinance closing the ealoona at 12 o'clock midnight. Te equipment of the Cambridge Coun. ell stage Hue is being transferred to Murphy, to be used between that place and Silver city. At Julietta last week a board of trade was organised with O. A. McKay as president and E. W. Purser secretary and treasurer. Tom Clark, a well known farmer liv ing three miles southeast of Troy, on Uurnt Ridge, was thrown from his aleigh recently and seriously injured by striking on a log. Word has Just been received that C. B. Simpson, a graduate of the universi ty of Idaho in 1898, had been apppotnt ed on the office staff of the United States entomologist at Washington, D. J. W. Lleuallen. of Moscow, who Is employed by the state to collect timber for the pan-American exposition at Buffalo has finished loading the speci mens of blocks and plank shipped from Troy. The tlrst of the oratorical contests nt the state university—that of the sophomore class for the Brake gold medal took Mace in assembly ball Mon day evening. The freshman contest was held on Wednesday, April 10, tha preliminary tntercolegiate contest on April 11. and the Watkln's gold medal contest a week l^ter, on April 18. A Joint freight tariff on lumber and shingles from Sandpoint and other points east of Spokane to all points on the Oregon Short Line has been Issu ed. Tho through rate from Sandpoint to Pendleton, te 37^ cents per hundred pounds; Moyer and other Wyoming points, 10 cents; Ogden and Salt Lake, 40 cents; Lehl Junction to Hanauer, 41 ^£ cents, and points south of Salt lAke to Frisco, 47 Vi cents on lumber and 64 cents on shingles. Snow has fallen In the Potlatch mountains to a depth of two feet, and Htifflcicnt rainfall has been experienced ou the different ranges to stop spring farming operations for a few days. Sulos of wheat are few In number and hiiiuII In quantity, most of the buying •**lng by farmers who are feeding hogs or cattle. It Is notlcable that during the past year most oi the farmers In the country surrroundtng Kendrick huve engaged In diversified farming and a great many bave taken up tha feeding the stock. Water was last week sent over the crest of the Swan falls dam. This marks the successful completion of one of the most Important electrical enter prises In the Intermountain country. The Snake river has been dammed at Swan Kalis, 30 miles directly south of Boise City, for the purpose of eecurtng power for the mines and mills at Silver City. There are four turban wheels Installed, each of 760 horse power. The electrical energy Is transmitted 28 miles to the company's property. The plant has cost 1360,000. Governor Hunt has made the fol lowing appointment of officers for Clearwater county: Commissioners— P. H. Blake, Oro flno; William l^Baron, Cavendish; John T. Maloy, Krasler. Sheriff, Wil liam S. Cunningham. Russell; clerk and recorder, Frank Gaffney; assessor, J. L. Harris, Potlatch; treasurer. A. M. Hoi in berg. Oroflno; school superintend ent. Mrs. Fannie Roberta, Pierce coun ty; probate Judge. J. 8. Hogue. Ruaeell; county attorney, J. A. Brown. Oroflne^ surveyor. D. H. Gutlland, Oroflno; eor oner, Henry Merchant, Oroflno. Tar-s qsIrlfS b r Prayer. Constantinople, April 8.—During the p.inir resulting from the earthquake shock felt at the time of the sultan's reception in the palace, a muexzin from Aleppo, po* «•»»ed of a magnificent voice, began chant ing s prayer from the Koran for protec tion against earthquakes. His voice paie above the tumult and had an instantaneous effect on those present. The sultan, who had taken a few »tep« from the throne, and all other M'afieuis, holding their hands be fore them, joined in the *up|>Jicati<>n of the muezzin. Afterward the band returned playing and the reception was continued. a Solder Wo* Oratorical « oatest. Pullman. Wash.. April 8.—The fifth an nual oratorical contest of the agricultural i-ollege waa won by K. F. Nobler of the senior lia-». Hi« subject was "The Living Problem." and dealt with the liquor traf fic, advocating the llothenburg system of control. He received a 825 gold medal and will represent the eollege at the inter collegiate contest to be held at Moscow on the last Friday of this month. Chicago. April 8 -Firemen over the m Ure sy.teui of the Uke Shore road have i been granted a material increase in wagee and the action taken by the management has averted what threatened to caaa. .loue troubla. Twratr Rskken Killed. Berlin. April 8.—Count von Waldersee r>-|,ort« to the war office that after dia |M-r»ing the robber band* to tne northemtt of Tientsin the troop# engaged in that work have returned to tueir quarters. In the (»Hirse of the operation* 21) robbers were killed and one gun and 20 wagons with arms and ammunition were captured. Wrn Raised.