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HEWS OF THE WORLD IN BRIEF.
A Complet* Äevlew oi the Bveot* ol the Poet Week— Io ThU «jmI For th* rim Un<b-Takegi Latrst OlkjMttehea. J. Pierpont Morgan has gone to Paris and will not return to America before next June. Adjutant General Hoffman of the New York national guard dropped dead reontly while Ln consultation with Major General Koe. Of 120 cases of bubonic plague In Hong Kong since January 1, 112 have died. Including one victim bitten by a rat, who expired in 12 hours. The steamer Owensboro, a towboat owned by the Green River Coal Trans portalion company of Evansville, Ind.. was burned to the water's edge at Calhoun. Ky., recently and four lives were lost. It Is now definitely known that not more than five lives were lost In the wreck of the steamer City of Paducah at Brunkhorst Landing. 111.. Sunday night, and even this number may be reduced to four. Edward Rice, the Shoshone county. Idaho, murderer who was sentenced to death for the killing of Matt Malley at Wallace, and who now has an ap peal pending In the supreme court, has developed symptoms of Insanity. After lying unconscious for 70 hours from the effect of a blow received during an altercation with Charles Anderson. Charles C. Elms, proprietor of the Chicago saloon died In Seattle Tuesday. Anderson Is under arrest and will be tried for murder. A combination of outside steel con cerns with a capital of $200,00<k000, is said to be in progress of promotion by John W. Gates. Jshn Lambert and Isaac L. Ellwood. the promoters and of the American Steel ft Wire company. There is a report from Tientsin that 70.000 Insurgents have assembled at Lang-Iiu-tsang and that they are Indulging In all kinds of excesses, vio lating women, robbing houses and plundering tax collectors and declar ing their Intention of setting up a new emperor. The works at East Helena of the American Smelting ft Refining com pany. which were closed down re cently owing to the differences be tween the employes and management growing out of a new wage scale. In cident to the eight hour law. will be reopened at once. The men have agreed to go to work at the new schedule, which is a little lower than the old. Philip Schumaker, paying teller of the Teutonia bank, a state institution of New Orleans, was shot in the calf of the leg while at work In the bank counting cash previous to a meeting of the finance committee. An exam ination of the bank's books seems to point to a shortage of 818.000. Al though the wound of Schumaker Is not dangerous, he Is delirious tonight and his doctor said be spoke of being attacked. Every gambling house In Montana was closed last Tuesday, Attorney General Donovan having Instructed every county attorney to see that they were closed. It Is the most radical reform step ever taken In Montana and the first time since the discovery of gold that faro has not been dealt In the state. The atorney general threatened to proceed against county attorneys who failed to enforce the law. A double aniclde occurred at La conner, Skagit county, recently. John Fay was employed by the Seattle Bridge company, and hie 15 year old son asaltaed him In his duties. The boy committed some trivial offense, for which his father corrected him. This wounded the boy's feelings so deeply that he stole out of the room, secured a gun and shot himself In the head. Hearing the report the father hastened to ^ '"fhi own bri^ the SUD ' nd bleW out hi* own brain*. The Anaconda Mining company and the Great Northern railroad announce that the mining company machine shops at Anaconda and the railroad machine shops at Great Falls, which have been closed for some time on account of labor troubles, will remain closed permanently and the machln transported elsewhere. The Great his son „ ,, Northern hereafter will have all Us work done at Spokane or 8L Paul,, According to the officials frequent.ef-1 forts to treat with the strikers at both places have proved unavailing, and as the trouble Is constantly occurring, it is proposed in this way to put « 1 end to it. I The Chinese peace plenipotentiaries have agreed to the demands of the pow for concessions to be used for lega tlon sites. ! General Mascardo. with 328 men. has surrendered to Captain O'Nell of the Twenty-fifth Infantry at San Antonia. Zambales province. j At St. John. N- B„ the chimney of Jewett's sawmill collapsed today and three men were killed and others were Injured. The dead: William J. Price. John McCloskey. Charles Wilson. j At Colorado Springs. Col., the P° rt '( land mine, employing 700 men. was closed down Indefinitely recently owing to the trouble between the company and , six miners' unions over the employ- : ment of non union men. j The deed In the great Bonanxa mine! deal, which was recently purchased by j the Consolidated Bonanza Gold Mining : Company of Philadelphia, composed of Standard Oil magnates, has been filed ery era for record In Baker City. Ore. The deed discloses the fact that the price paid was $500.000. The present own ers value the property today at $3,000,-| ■ML The miners employed In the Clark coal mines near Gallup, N. M. have - gone out on a strike. About 100 men are Involved. Most of the coal produced | Verdi Copper Mining Company's plant at Jerome. Arizona. This property also belongs to Senator Clark. The South Blsbee Copper Mining ft Townslte Improvement Company has given a bond on all It* copper proper ties near Blsbee. Cochise county, Ari zona, to a Glasgow syndicate. The price named In the bond of the pur-j chase of them is $2.225.000, and the bond runs to September 1. next At Akron. Ohio, the residence of Po llceman W. J. Bruner waa wrecked re centiy by dynamite. Bruner, his and two children were buried In debris. bnt none was seriously Injured. The police believe that the djmamltlng was an attempt at revenge upon Policeman Bruner. South Akron has been In tested by a gang of firebugs, and this officer has been actively apprehending The suit against Sam Strong, wealthy Cripple Creek mine owner, for $100.000 damages, which has been on trial In the district court In Denver for over three weeks, ended In a verdict for the defendant. The plaintiffs were E. J. Olddlngs, William Lennox and others, who held a bond and lease on the Strong mine when the shaft-house and machinery were destroyed by an Mrs. Lyman J. Gage, wife of the! secretary of the treasury, died at her residence in Washington, recently, ter an illness of nine weeks' duration, Its members. explosion In 1894. For a time before her death Mrs. Gage suffered much pain, bnt she retained her bright and cheerful demeanor and was conscious to the last Her heart trouble, the result of grip compile« lions, was the Immediate cause of, death. At I-aredo, Texan. Major J. S. Penn, [ ■ proprietor of the Times, recently mor tally wounded W. L. Pace, vice preai dent of the Texas Real Estate Associa tion. He then killed himself. He was undoubtedly laboring under a fit of re curring Insanity. The deceased was a brother-in-faw of the late Gov. Ireland, and was well known throughout the west. I j^fled a» thal 'of the Rev. Edward ton "S Ïho'recetuy'h.d^Tonf "el e « | ▼ Morgan reference to the , h , trlke tn the iron and coal regions of Pennsylvania. The coroner that the identification can hardly found on the says be questioned, as papers body seem to prove It. The police are working on what may prove to be a John Merta. a farmer living 10 miles from Oroflno, Idaho, committed suicide ^ by „ hootinK himself through, the head wlth a revolver. Cath#rlne Germtt i De playing the , eaülnK role ln -rhe Highwayman" at ^ Metropo man opera house. Minne , ig 8wa n 0 wed nearly one dozen strychnine plIU Sunday and »ay die. i.utep vv H. Pritchard of Tacoma dled at Olympia. Wash. Sunday of p „ eumonUi a f te r an illness of only h d ^ Deceased was prominent (n gal ami political circles and known lhroughout the state. Brlga(ller General Frederick D 0rant wh o recently returned from Ma n!la on the tran«t»>rt Sheridan, speak , of conditions In the Philippines, , a ,j. -Everything Is settling down and w( , are KHt tlng at the real work of goV ernlng a „d teaching the people. Eve r< . t t Conway, aged 27. shot and'ago. killed j. Garrison and wife In Evans | Tl ]j # ind.. recently, and fatally wound „j patrolman Benjamin Wallis. After driven to desperation by the po j( Ce .Conway then killed himself. The C rlme was committed In the lower end ' of e | ty M the church bells were r ( nglng j Dr. Eugene D. Andrass. a prominent ' c^attle dentist, was drowned Sunday a f rf . rnoon j, y trfe overturning of a t)0at on Washington. He was on a naming trip with hi* brother. The ( was recovered. The deceased »U a i- n!on veteran of the Eleventh Iowa volunteer» and a native of Ohio. 59 years old and leaves a widow He and alx children. Robert Gibbs, aged 52, superintend „ nt an [ r0 nmolding work* In Pitta was hurg and a man wag found dead In his room In N«w York recently, having been asphyxiated by gas. The case was first reporte.! ^ onP 0 f suicide, hot a more thorough | investigation make« It apparent he was j a victim of an accident I >1 U h, May 2« W hile Bguting • flri . „bi.-h threatened destruction of the ! five -tory building at 1 lot to 1115 obre street. El ward Green. *«.nt,mt foreman of ! , njnnr ,, mi( wny No. 22. «lipped from » wifejjineol host upon which he «o dis*-en.ling ! ( r , )[n t (, s rm ,f to a Udder snu da-e-d to : ,j m tli on the stow pavement «) fret I» | ow The ac-klent was witne—d by s>v [ eTJ | thousand people, who had gat hero 1 ; to watch the fire, an ,j (bey sustained * l< which is as follows: Broadway Furniture aft Carpet company. tSO.Wst; Val Rei- Mu «le company, »15,000; Lowenstein ll.-u-e [ Furnidiing company, »15,000; »n building, $I0Jk)0; other occupants, flO.rtS). Wilhelrni of I-ord Rosebery, i« de.ul in j where she had gone for her health. She was born in 1819. She was tir-f. mirrled in 1843 to Lord Delm.-ney, who w.i« the eldest »on of the h K.irl of lb—tarry af-(who died in 1851. In 185« she married the fifth duke of ( leveland. t'lrrms Fell I« Dvslk. Half a dozen firm« occupied the building m* oi 8100.000 nnckcas of ( Irvrlantl Dlad, London. May 20 lady Catherine Lucy , dnchc-« of Cleveland, mother Germany Seattle, May is. The tramport, formerly the s.-andu, now th. Warren, has arrived in Ihi« put (ran Su. Francisco. She will Transport Scaadln at Scaltte, - ■ take commissary supplies for the troops at Fort Flagler, St Michael and Nome, with p--tl.lv a f.-.% fill commence taking soldiers, -t. She on » on Monday. TrnnAporl« lAllrd. Manila, May 20.—The t'nited transports Hancock. Buford and taking home the Thirty-first and State A/ter, Forty fir-t. Infantry, have ««lied for the I nil.-.l State». MACHINIST S ACT IH CNISOIT. In ft«M Kram« I mp«» Inluu ,, ft«) V% wrka III tlo»* ul««« the |*ru|»rlr|or» .«rtrrnl PUmmni A«h«d. Hal»« Francisco, May 20.—It la re tele on good authority that „ tUe mac nUilsts persist in their de mttU a for a nine hour day the Union aml K lsdou lro u works of mis cuy wllt cloBt . for an indefinite per toJ m auUclpal i 0 n of a strike, n«u». . ^ untie, uay s tot a »trike u mac n^ auy u *• w jioutana but tno.« the mathiu ts .too. The employed in the r^lroad The macMn.sts working l h at Anaconda arc f y * U *** »" hour, »huh is up the scale a...-d nc m the swelters there •'« getting ». a day for eight hour, work iney re on strike ret . nlly and only w. nt ua. a tio work on mo« term, a tew Oaya a raise of io work a few month» ago without hav lag to alrlke fur It. the smelter ma chinlsls her.- all get an eight hour day for the same pay as they used to get for 10 hours, cj.cpt in the Colorado and Hutte A Ikwtou »melt er», where the i-ollre fort« l* out pending an agreement aa to allowing row-jouuid- labor the eight hour day pro Hermen The In Butte the foundry machinist» got cent» a day for lu boom' vidrd for miners »ad • machinist» In the»« two work* said to be wllllog to lake a ni»® hour day. are It (» — O t lb# N. V . May »*> machinist» In this city only !» to Em pioyef » ■pm are members of the do not anticipate any great interrup tion of business her A Seneca Fait* dispatch » ays that the machinist» are thoroughly organ ized there and II 1» ezpected that Iks largo manufacturing companies there will out concede lb« demands r>$ the on Monday. members. union, which numbers la Sew 1 erk < Hr. New York. May It Is staled at the machinist»' headquarters that <«tt of the I2.ts8> machinist» In the «hop« of Greater New York and vicinity fully »000 wilt go to work under the new scale, it is admitted that at least 4000 men employed In sbopa which have refused to accede to the demande of the union will be thrown out of work until Ibe question between lb« etntdoyers and employes Is settled Dayton, Ohio. May 20—Not on« concern In laylon has »reeded to the machinists' demands Several plants have closed. Thirty-five hundred men are out of work. The carpenters* »Irlke I» practically complete. le I aeaeellewr. New Haven, Conn., May 20 of machinist» In large shop« through out Connecticut nre expected a» a re sult of the refusal of the m ami far Strike» Hirers to accede to the demands of the International Association of Ma chinists for a nine hour day. In Bridgeport the »00 members of th« union voted to come out. The White Igyrk Machine company iry Gun ft Am munition company will plant« close for an Indefinite period and the men look upon the situation tb<>r« as practically a lockout. In Norwalk, Waterburg and New Britain preparations are being made apparently for a prolonged strike by both the labor leaders and the «facturer». their man DrllUk lr Laid pari« i. toria a« folio "An armored train h •outli of Anieri. of the South lam... ..»Pc I Train tlmam Mad. Mur nfl. 2| f/*ri| Kflr rn« date of Pre Isaui dynamited «•ding. Major Heath drr« ws« killed. 11