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ing was men, it the the H. The CULLED FBOM DISPATCHES. A deview of Happening;* in Both Kantern and Western Hemisphere* Daring; the Past Week—National, Historical, Political and Personal Event* Tersely Expounded. Senov Jose Teresa y Miranda, the Mexi can miuiser to Austria-Hungary, died re cently in Vienna after undergoing a sur gical operation. a ' It has been decided to present Admiral Schley with a handsome gold and silver ands. loving cup on the occasion of his visit three to Knoxville, Tenn. I The British forces have surprised and captured a Boer laager 20 miles northwest of Ermelo. Forty-two Boers were taken, including Major Woluia- ; part raens. Medlcal authorities here assert that 1 can a considerable portion of the breaking 1 „„til down among American residents of the the Philippine islands is due to home- j who tick ness. . | upon The stamp mill of the Killian Mining company, loeated at the Killian mine, 0 f Kead ville, Col., burned recently; loss. $25,- jg 000; insurance, small. 1 he fire is supposed to have been of incendiary origin. | a t General W. H. Odell, president of the sued board of trustees of Willamette university, j n announces the selection of Rev. J. H. man, D. D,, of Troy, N. Y., as president of Willamette university. He will as sume his duties February 1. The really Important measures of the house of representatives, aside from the Nicaraguan canal bill, are still in tho committee stage, so that there ls little of importance to be con sidered during this week. The Constantinople correspondent of the Kondon Daily Mall, says that negotiations for the release of the American captive, Miss Stone, and her companion, Mme. Tsilka. have not yet been opened with the brigands. Ter. thousand dollars was Sunday contributed to the national fund for a McKinley memorial by the workmen of Homestead, Penn. The majority of the workingmen gave a half day's pay, from the lowest laborer to the beads of departments. There were a few, however, who gave nothing. A combination of gns, gasoline and oil Btove factories ls the latest. The American Stove Company, with a cap ital of $5,000,000, is the name the cor poration bears. Nine companies, cov ering practically all of the irianufai tt.rers of gas and oil stoves and appli ances. figures in the new combination. Representative levering of Massa introduced a bill to Con g.ess providing for a salary for ex presidents of the United States at the rate of $26,000 annually from the date of retirement from the presidency. The bill is to apply to any ex-president living at the time the law ls enacted. Kottle Richards, 11 years old, known in theatrical circles as a member of the Kline family of acrobats, who tem porarily are living in St. Kouis, Mo., disappeared Friday at noon. The child, who is the second member of her family to disappear within the last six months, was sent to a neighboring grocery to buy articles for the midday meal and failed to return. Henry Pearlstein, his wife and five children, ranging In age from one and a half to 12 years, were burned to death Sunday in afire that destroyed a two-story frame building at Buffalo, N. Y. Joseph Supowskl, who owned the building, and Karl Breckl, his brother in law, have been arrested pending an investigation. Supowskl tarried Insurance of $9000 on the build Ing and its contents. The death list caused by the New York Central tunnel accident has swelled to 17. Winfield Slutze. who had submitted to the amputation of one of his legs, (lied today at Flower hospital, tie lived at New Rochelle. Richard Mollneux, another New Ro chelle man, who !b at the same hos t'll al, ls reported to be in a serious condition. The other patients are pro gressing favorably. The features of the tri-state grain and cattle growers' convention at Far go, N. D. last week was the address of Mr. Hill and the adoption of resolu tions commending President Hill for bis work on behalf of the Northwest. he resolutions were adopted almost unanimously by the convention prior to the arrival of Mr. Hill. An attempt was made to have these particular resolutions stricken out. but the at tempt fall?d. and the resolutions itand as the sense of the convention. in ful is chusetts has the on George B. Ketoham, owner and drlv er of Creaceus, has announced that during the year he received more than $70.000 in purses and money for ex hibitions given In various parts of the country by Cresceus. The horse has been taken to the Ketcham where he will remain during yie winter. Ten miners lost their lives in the ex plosion in mine No. 9 of the Milby A Dow company at Dow, 1. T. little Arva and Elmer Brady, the or phaned children of the late Judge J. C. Brady, will continue in the custody of their unale, Frank Pine. The jury befors which the contest of Judge Brady's will farm has been on trial at Kathdrum, Idaho, brought in a general verdict this morn ing about 10 o'clock in favor af Frank Pine. The Jupiter mine at Druex, Austria, was suddenly flooued recently and 43 men, including the manager and two su perintendents, were cut off from escape, it is thought probable that they were all drowned. A notice was posted at the opening of the board of trade at Chicago calling for the closing of all 0]tcn deals with George H. Phillip», the former "corn king." The trouble is said to have bem due to a 3 1-2 cent break in rye yesterday. The wur department is advised of an ' important surrender which occurred yes terday at Taal, Ba tangas, Philippine ils ands. Tlic surrender included one colonel, three lieutenant colonels, one major, five I captains, 12 lieutenants, 245 men and rifles. Marasagina, the colonel, was leader of importance under the insurgent general, "Maivar, operating in the western ; part of Itatungus. out in f a J. I*. Withers, president of the Ameri 1 can National bank of Beaumont, Texas 1 „„til recently, is at the Midland hotel in the custody 'of a United States marshal, j who placed him under arrest recently | upon a charge of forgery of about $39,000 worth of notes and $9000 worth of stocX 0 f the First National bank of Howe. Ho jg also said to be under indictment Beaumont on a state charge. His arrest | a t Kansas City was' upon a warrant is sued by the United States commissioner j n Beaumont, Cole-_ at Ihomas C. Parker, of Astoria. Oregon, has a of of to his has of Ro pro Far of for at HA8 MADE A RECORD. Saved 16 People in Last Three Years. in 58 ly a I* S3 -i ■ . * Astoria, Jan. 13.—Thomas E. Par ker, night clerk at the Parker House, in this city, is gaining quite a repu tation as a life-saver. During the past three years he has been success ful in rescuing sixteen people who had fallen into the river. The hotel is located directly on the water front, and many times during the datk nights of winter, persons have fallen overboard, either from the wharf or the railroad trestle. Mr. Parker has had several narrow escapes from drowning while rescuing others, and has never received any reward for his work. In the majority of cases the ones rescued even neglected to tell him their names or thank him. Tbe Canal Bill. The Hepburn bill, in brief, authorizes the president to acquire control of the necessary territory in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, from a point near Grey town on the Caribbean sea, by the way of Kakc Nicaragua to Brito on the Pacific ocean; and it further authorizes him, when the territory has been secured, to direct the secretary of war to dig the canal and make terminal harbors. The bill appro priates $10,000,000 for preliminary ex penses and the secretary of war author ized to enter into contracts to the aggre gate amount of $180,000,000. Injonction Made Permanent. Chicago, Jan. 13.—Judge Chetlain lias made permanent the temporary injunction, granted last week in the case of Robert Tarrant against the local lodges of the International Machinists' association and the union pickets who have patrolled the streets near his shop. The injunction re strains the strikers from interfering with tho workmth, but the jurist holds that the workingmen have the right to peacefully urge other men to leave their posts. American Horae* Entered. I »in ion, Jan. 14.—Now that William C. Whitney's derby candidate Nataur tium and his stable companion are safe at Newmarket and the English experts have had a chance to see them, Nastur tium has become a prime favorite for the derby, sharing with Duke of Westminitser the top price, 6 to 1 against. There Is every reason to believe under anything like favorable training conditions the American entry will carry more than any starter in the coronation derby. monev that than ex the has yie ex Dow or C. of will Stras« la Appointed. Washington, Jan. 16.—Mr. Oscar S. Straus of New York, formerly United States minister to Turkey, has been ap pointed as a member of the committee on arbitration at The Hague. The ap pointment is to fill the vacancy caused by the death of ex-President Harrison. New Senator From Kentucky. Frankfort, Ky., Jan. 15.—James B. Me Creary was formally elected senator by the two houses of the legislature in sep arate sessions. NEWS IS BHIEFLY TOLD HEBE. 1 Choice Selection of Interesting Items the Week General Gathered Through Every Section Shows Growth—Many Accident# Occur— Personals. WASHINGTON NEWS. Union carpenters of Spokane will de mand 45 cents per hour for eight hours work on and after May 1, 1902. During 1901 the registry force at the Spokane po3tofflce handled 201,461 reg istered letters and parcels. In a 20 round boxing coni est at the Seattle theatre last week before 2000 people Dal Hawkins was given a de cision over Perry Queenun. Jimmy Burns of Spokane knocked out "Mexican Pete'' Everett in the thirteenth round of a scheduled 2b round bout at Salt l.Ake last week. Commencing last Monday the Spo kane postofllce became a member of the clearing horn-e. All postofllce pa per is now cleared through the clear in house, the same as bank paper. The Spokane Bar association has elected the fololwing officers for the ensuing year: President, A. G. Avery; vice president, W. E. Cullen: secre tary, F. W. Dewart; treasurer, E. O. Connor. The resignation of Professor Spill man of the W. A. C. has been accepted f nd Professor E. E. Elliott, who has been associate professor in the agri cultural department, was appointed to succeed him. o c a Charles J. Splawn, who died at Tae nnm, in Kittitas county, last week, came to the Yakima valley with the first actual settler, Mortimore Thorpe, in 1861. He was the oldest living set tler of the valley, being 70 years of age. D. K. Maydee, proprietor of a wood yard at Edgewater. a suburb of Se attle. fell from a wagon which he was driving to the yard. He alighted on his head. The fall broke his neck and lie died instantly. The deceased was 58 years of age. He leaves a wife and family. Several public spirited citizens of Spokane have subscribed money for tne purpose of issuing literature and paying the necessary expenses of a be reached as to terms, since its in trinsic value could not be known unt ! 1 campaign to induce immigration into the territory wiihin a radius of 200 miles of Spokane. The ghastly trunk of an unknown man was found in one of the residence districts of Seattle last week, the evi dence tending to show that he com mitted suicide by placing a stick of dynamite in his mouth with the fuse attached. He then had lain down on the ground, lighted the fuse and calm ly waited the end. A hole 15 inches deep marked the place where his head had rested: Not a vestige of the head could be found, and the trunk present ed a terrible spectacle. There is m clew to his identity. Seattle schoolboys last week found a written confession purporting tj htve been made by the unknown sui cide who blew his head off with dyna mite, in which he confesses to having murdered H. Garrison, a Whidby is land rancher, in 1894. or to the the the ex IDAHO GLEANINGS. The Mackay Publishing company, Ltd., a newspaper at Mackay, has been incorporated. The Kewiston schools have an en rollment of 675, an increase over any previous year of SO. The Genesee Exchange bank has purchased a controlling interest in the First National bank of Colton. In Washington county the election just held resulted favorably to the for mation of an irrigation district. There was but little opposition. A regular Northern Pacific freight from Spokane was ditched two miles east of Joel last week, two furniture cars loaded with lumber jumping the ti ack. Tho Moscow Flour Mill management has been engaged during the past week making improvements. Besides adding new machinery a new shed has been built. William Conniff dropped dead in Wallace last week, presumably from heart disease. He was about 40 years of age. and hns lived in Montana for the past 37 years. His mother lives In Bitter Root valley. Since December 1 over $100,000 has been paid out at Moscow by the timber companies and private individuals for the purchase of white pine lands in the Collins neighborhood. The number of these deeds filed for record with the C' unty recorder was 23. Farmers throughout the Nez Perce country are agitating the question of contracting the flax crops of the future and a number of meetings have been called for the purpose of discouraging and if possible preventing the con trading of the 1902 crop. Surveyor General Perrault has re ccived Information that the interior department has approved the last o; the contracts in the Fort Hall land * muuj lias the and the re the safe the Is the S. ap ap by Me by sep The report of the appraisers case. has been, approved by the department aDd all that remains to open the res ervation to settlement is an agreement of the manner in which the ceded 1 lands should be located upon. OREGON NOTES. Fifty-seven voters in Freewater have cigncd a petition for incorporation. The Portland woolen mills, located Johnson creek, at Sellwood, will be started about February 1. In street improvements and sewer work a record was made in Portland during 1901. On the docket of city nf liens, just completed, appears the lecord of the sum of $264,418.55 ex pended for sewers during the year. A one-mile bicycle match at New York City, -best two in three heats, was participated 'in hy Howard Freeman, of Portland, Ore., and George Schreib er, the indoor champion of New York City. Freeman won two heats and the j race. A on The jury found that John McLaugh- I lin came to his death between 6 and 7 o clock on the night of January 8 1902, by being run over by a train at North Fork, on the line of the Oregon Railroad & Navigation company, and in their opinion said death was ac c 'dental. Because Charles Stanton, a patron of the Helix graded school, thought J. Mayberry, the school principal, had written insultingly to his wife he pro ceeded to thrash the latter, with the lesult that school affairs in the Helix country are in a turmoil. The pria cipal has resigned. The governor, secretary of state and state treasurer have just estimât ed The amount of revenue to be raised for the state purposes for the year 1902 at $895,000 for general purposes and $25,000 for the agricuhural college, or a total of $920,000—$250,000 greater than last year's revenue Southbound passenger train No. 11 v.as ditched twenty miles south of Roseburg last week. The eu gine turned over, and Engineer F. T. Connolly was slightly injured. Fire man Rupert Jones sustained a broken to arm. Three cars were derailed. None of the passengers were hurt. The In cause of the wreck has not been learn in of a ! 1 of tj is ed. MONTANA ITEMS. The Butte stenographers' union has grown to a membership of 66. The year 1901 shows an increase of $7,903.86, or 11.5 per cent over 1900 in the receipts of the Butte postoffice. Harry Wood, the 18 year old son of S. H. Wood of Gold Butte, was severe 1> wounded the other afternoon near Shelby by the accidental discharge of a shotgun. The National Exchange Bank of Providence, R. I., has brought action against the city of Helena to recover $87,822.68, claimed to be due on un paid warrants issued a number of years ago. W. T. Cowan of Box Elder is at the head of a project for building a tele phone line from that place to Big Sandy. Robert E. Kee and Samuel Garvin, who were convicted recently in the federal court of the larceny of 704 head of cattle belonging to the Crow Indians, were sentenced to one year in the penitentiary and to pay a fine of $1000 in each case. ed The announcement i.s officially made that the Pacific Northwest Wooigrow e's' association will meet at Helena, February 4, 5 and 6. The association embraces Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming, and the ai tendance promises to be large. Miss Mary Burke of Butte commit ted suicide at Boulder last week. She was discovered dying from the effects of a dose of aconite. The young wo man recently lost both parents, and this is supposed to have preyed upon her mind and prompted the deed. The petition for the pardon of Kaun celot G. Kivingston, a convict in the Montana penitentiary, purporting to have been signed by such Roosevelt, Drexel, Hugh Grant and Parkhurst was discovered by Gov. Toole last week to be a bogus Governor Toole has issued an ad dress to the people of Montana, ask ing them to observe Wednesday, Jan uary 29. as McKinley day, in honor of the birthday of the martyred presi dent; and to that end to hold in for for in the of Tinner. Locked Ont. c . T , ,, re tiers 'in M °v Jan ' 15 ~ An the tin . m „t t ' Jos fP h '. n,e ™ bere of the Sheet o; 45 WCTe lodced LLÎÏ 7 ' ^ troub,e aros ® over dis muuj agreement over the wage schedule. men as one. proper exercises and seek to encourage the youth of the land to emulate the life of the noble man who was cut shore in his splendid career by the sir s bullet at Buffalo last September. From details of the trouble assas among the Cheyenne Indians at the Käme Deer agency, It appears that Indian White, after refusing to obey of the post agent, for killing beef il legally, opened fire upon the posse sent to arrest him and shot one of the Indian policemen and then killed himself. summons Out of respect for her dead brave the wife, and also her daughter committed suicide, caused the greatest excitement the Cheyennes. The tragedy among a BICHEST OF ALL THE HP Washington, Jan 14—Th nf the united States with h borg> and especially with th er rope( ls in U8tmed by som ma( j e by lhe London D ^ book for 1902> a J just reached the treasury k 1 gLat i st ics. In it) various rh discusses valions features * tiens in the United States j bead -wealtli it A Report of the Standing of Nation*—t nele San«'* Supremacy I. Wheat Crop—United State, u" Producer of Pig Iron. ' of j U places the n States at the head of the list 0 f I nations, the figures of wealth k United States £16,3 50,000 000 Kingdom £11,806,000,000, Fran« 690.000,000, Germany £8 0520« and Russia £6,425,000.000. wit United States heads this list of tries in its wealth it shows the est national indebtedness, the ft being. United States £221000 Germany £651,000,000, United > dom £706,000,000, Russia £711 ow and France £1,239.000,000. The centage ol' debt to wealth is give« United States 1.4 per cent, ft Kingdom 6 per cent, Germany g; cent, Russia 11.1 per cent and ft. 12.8 per cent, Under the head of commercial; petition it says that "the first y« the twentieth century opened badh two of the four leading industrial tiens." The trade of the United St was good and showed no decline £ the booming period of 1899 and! hut rather, in most industries, n tinuance cf the boom of whick United States has had so dispiq tionately large a share, and Fn which had responded less expats« to the boom, remained unaffected the decline and progress elsetk In England, however, the decline telt acutely. Under the head of the world's il crop, it shows the United States ahead of any other country in the] duction of wheat, the estimate of world's crop for 1901 being in j ters (eight bushels to a quarterl: United States, 90.000,000; Ro 42.000. 000; France, 38,000,000; U 30.000. 000; Italy, 17,000,000; Huns 16.000. 000; Spain, 13,000,000; Roi nia and Bulgaria. 12,000,000; Gera 11.000. 000; United Kingdom, 7, OOÜU Australia, 7,000.000. Under the head of "Fight for] Iron Trade," it calls attention tc| fact that the United States is noil world's largest producer of pin rnd steel, and says: "It will be« that the United Kingdom has ground, producing 396,749 tons j in 1900 than in 1899. the toll! fa Great Britain being nearly 5,0W tons less than in America. And isfactory feature in tbe British j and steel trade is that in 1900 it ported mere iron and steel tkffl any previous year and exported ij while the United States exported« than ever." The tables aecompui this statement shows the pig i«*| duction of 1900 to be: j United States, 13.789.242 tonij ed Kingdom. 8,908,570 tons; Gerti 8,494,852 tons; France, 2,699,494il Russia, 2,821,000 tons. j Steel production is shown to kj United States. 10,087,322 tonsil Britain, 4,901,054 tons; GernuM 799,000 tons; France, 1,624,04(1 Russia, 1,494,000 tons. j to of Jail Break at Focatcll* Boise, Idaho, Jan. 14.—A Pocatello says: John Kee, John McCall. Bert ûfi and James Burns, four county W aw aiting trial at the district coffltj powered and bound Night J*2*l Priest, unlocked the outer door, J the overcoats of Sheriff Bk*> j George Griffiths and Jailer Priedn eessfully escaped. They J 11 "] through the bars of an interior rt induced Priest to enter the j"J ruse that a sick prisoner wa* dpfl United States prisoners, indwBM Indians, declined to avail tuen*^ the chance for freedom. I Two Were KllleA Chicago, Jan. 15.—A messag» * of the R eral Manager Hitt road stated that a passengerJ" into a construction train at OH* killing two and injuring eigH ' placed switch is believed to ■* the wreck. il of H. K. Baer, W«** The dead: E. A. Colfax, Galva, Kan. injured are fatally hurt. ><* Brill»**'' Venn* Wn* Nice, France, Jan. 15-—^ the chief astronomer of the * tory, reports that at 7 od set, tn as to * This i» ** evening after the moon of Venus was so intense ows on the walls, this phenomenon has been <»** Barroo*' "Ten Nights in a a play full of good spirit*.