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OF GILLIAM COUNTY. ' MASTnaTEsaTciciscruTif Or AST PAPE2 WTrSCCUNTY. rVlMIMM ITUT THtmtaV (T ...9. A. PATTISON..M f dttof and Proprietor. , On miuir 1 iHur atai; , t yt maaih liMwiosa i m ., GaiCMrriON katkii I aoi paid In Jtii'...........,. i uo 1 BtOtl(ll ,,1IMMIllMMMIItlUIMHIUMMiHt t UO laf INUllthl,tMmHtHWMMNmtMMMMMHMMt W iniMMmMiiwMHiw MO ia i took wta Be ah.rwfea' OA IB Mac. jtVaa (at is tacartiaa eaa 1 scale set Ua tataJ Unetbmmtmm tl ma tmmm t N "Brtf erderlut thee, a teta VOL. XI. CONDON, GILLIAM CO., OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 1001. NO. n. CONtJON GLOBE. " , i IV." Itt tV ai RiX0K. AWMM ' IIU VI U.a Mil ".HI I.' , IW, DAKLINO) U Attorney at Ltv, Notary Public and Conveyancer, Ceadaa, Or. rolloetloneend In.uranre. Ttnn, reasonable Oflloe la taar ol puaiumee building, Main atreet s, A. FATT180N 10 T AST ruBLia Offie la Globe Batldtng. CONDON OMBOOV. K. J. W. VIM1EL Specialist for R- fraction and Defects of the Eye. Will ritli Condon grery Thro Months. Watch Local Columa (or It. Uli t. VAN VACTOB ATTO EHE Y. AT-L A W, OBoe eorner Iprlog itreet end Oregon areao COMDON. OMBQON. The Regulator Line. Ths Dalles, MM I Astoria NAVIGATION CO. THROUGH FREIGHT AND PASSENGER LINE.... Dally Line of Seamen Between Portland, Vancouver, Cascade Locks, 1 looct Riva aoi aU Point oo tlx WuMngton aide. The at.em.n PaM.i ntyana Rraulator feev Portland etery morulns (eirept HuiiOa.) at: and Toe Daliaa all a. ro., arrlvina at deatiu Uon la ample lima for outgoing traina. Fraliht Kataa Ureatly Itctturvd. Tf. C. AM.AWAY.tien. Alt, Fool ol Court Street, Tba bailee, Or. OREGON Shot Line and union Pacific ""flMOCHSO'TLEr AnlnoJonOr, Bait Ike, lxnvr, Kt. Wonli.Oinelia, Kama City, Ht. I.oul,CliU'auoanil Kaat. DsrasT Arsitb Cblrago rnrtlaud Spatial 3:a. m. via Hunt- llOfla. m. IbftOll, A' K Atlantlo Salt lake, Denver, 2:41a.m. Kxareae Kt. Worth.Omelia, aula. ai. K annua City, Ht. via Hunt- Iouii,L'iiluHgoand Ingtoa Kaat. t. Pkul Walla Walla lwis- 1.40 a.m. Feat Mall ton.Bpokaue.Mlii 11:17 p.m. neapolta,Mt. Paul, )l Duliilh. Mllwan- Bpokauo k(,('hloKO.tKajt OCEAN AND RIVER SCHEDULE KKOM rOKTLAND. t AO p.m. All .ailing date 4:00 p. nv ubjeot to change For San Francisco Bail every 1 daya. Dally Columbia River 4:00p.m. Ix. Monday fl.am.rt. Ks. Sunday 1:00 n. m. Saturday To A. tori, and Way . 10:00 p. in. Landliiga. t:00a.B. Wlllamatlt River. 4:80 p.m. Itx.Suuday Kx. Sunday , Oregon City, New. burg, Bitleui, Indo pndene way i Landingi. 7:00 a.m. Willamette and Yam- 8:80 p.m. font., Tliur. bill Nlvera. Mon., Wed. and Bat. andFrl. Oregon City, Day ton, B Way Land luge. 6:00a.m.' Wlllamella Rlvar. 4:80 p.m. Tuei.. Thur Mon., Wed. and Sat. Portland to Corral- and Frl. Ila A Way Laud- ... '"a Lt. Rlparla ' Snake River. Lv.I-ewlston 8:5a.m. Dally Dal y Rlparla to Uwlaton t a. tu. A. L. CRAIG, General Paiienger Agent, Portland, Ot. J5 Of 1 1 From All Parts of the New World end the Old. Or INTEREST TO OUR MANY READERS omprehcnjv Review of tha Important IWa ptnlnjiof th PaitWcckhia . Con4cntt Form. Pittsburg street-car men nay go cm strike. General Fun ton has gone in puraalt 01 Agulnaido. Kruger expects to visit the United States next month. The Philippine commission is taking testimony in Negros. Japan energetically protests against tne KUBBO-Cnlnese treaty. The Portuguese government seized Jesuit property in Lisbon. Spain received $100,000 for the is lands or Cagayan and Slbutu. A tornado did great damage to ship ping in rensacoia bay, Florida. Corea removes British collector ot customs, which causes a protest Governor Rogers, of Washington, ve toed the bill for the selection ot school textbooks. Russia agrees with Great Britain let VonWalciersee arbitrate the Tien Tsln dispute. Mrs. Nation, was escorted from grounds of Kansas soldiers' borne to train by police. Oravly of the Russian student trou bles Impelled the Czar to call a special meeting or tne ministers. New Jersey Tillage waa destroyed by burning oil. as the result of the wreck of a coal and oil train. Insurgents will be given SO days' ex tension of time to take advantage ol the law regulating voting and offlce- noiding. General Weyler. Spanish minister of war, Is preparing extensive army re forms. The food of the soldiers will be improved, and economics will be realized In tho war budget. "The United States government" says the London correspondent of tne Dally Express, "has reftmed New Zea land's request to reopen the question ot permitting British steamers to trade between Honolulu and San Francisco." Two hundred girls working in h overall department of Sofford Bros, drygoods factory at Kansas City, walked out Tne flrm recently re duced the price for making: overalls from 11.25 to 98 cents a dozen. In the bankruptcy court at Burton' on-Trent. England. Ixvd Wateroark declared his bankruptcy was due to the compulsory sale of his property In compliance with the Gladstone act of 1881. He said he had thereby lost 35,000. The liabilities of the debt or amount to 26,00 j, and his assets are 3,000. Great damage has ieen done b nooas in Andalusia. A hurricane sweDt the New He brides January 25, doing great dam age. The condition of Reoresentative Livingstone, of Georgia, who is ill at Washington, is encouraging. The cruiser Olyronla was nlaced In the dry dock at Boston to be scraped ana painted Delow the water line. Company I. of the Twenty-third In. fantry, stationed at Fort Douglass, wiu leave ror Fort Wlngate, New Mexico. Carlos Roloff. the newly annolnted treasurer of Cuba, whose term begins April 1, will qualify with a bond of 1200,000. Shamrock II will have several trials over the Queen's course in tne Solent and off the Irish coast with bnamrocK I. Senator Frye. of Maine, sailed from New York on the steamship Cherokee for Santo Domingo. He is on a five weeks' vacation. Charles Roller Is under arrest at Los Angeles on a warrant from New ark, N. J., charging him with euibes clement and forgery. King Edward has approved the an- polntment of General Sir Arthur Power Palmer as commander-in-chief of the forces in India. Miss Pearl Colleasure was shot at charivari at Guthrie, and her life Is despaired of. She was hit with a bullet while standing on the porch. The lower house of the Austrian Retchsrath reported a motion of urgency in the Bohemian census de bate after a discussion Iast!nar five hours. Creditors of Gaylord, Blessing: & Co., the oldest flrm of brokers in St. Louis., who fa.ied recently, filed a ne tltlon to declare the company bank rupt. Owing to the effects of the heavv rains on one of the famous .marbel quarries at Carrara, Italy, a land slide of 2,000 cubic yards occurred, destroying the railway station. The late Margaret Pillsbury. widow of ex-Mayor George A. Pillsbury, of Minneapolis, bequeathed szo.ooo to Pillsbury academy , at Owntonna. Minn.; 125,000 to Margaret Pillsbury hospital, at Concord, N. H., and $10,000 to the Northwestern hospital. at Minneapolis. The Baltimore ft Ohio railroad has ordered 105 new engines. Florida Is now thronged with visit ors from the northern and western states. , In the United States regular armv Spanish Is spoken fluently by 804 commissioned officers, French by 224 ana uerman by 136. Besides King Edward there are 73 heirs to the British throne without going outside of the group of Vic toria's direct descendants. LEFT TO DIPLOMACY. Settlement of the Dispute at Tien Tsln. PEKIN, March 23.Count Von Waldersee, General Barrow and Geo eral Wogack have been In consult tlon and General Wogack has agreed to withdraw the Russian troops from the disputed ground at Tien Tsln, provided tba British also withdraw II Insisted also upon ft guarantee that work on the railway siding should not proceed until the matter bad been diplomatically adjusted. this proposal and stipulation was satisfactory to General Barrow and was accepted by him. Consequently the British and Russian troops will be withdrawn at B o'clock this morn ing (Friday), thereby, avoiding all trouble at present Orders have been Issued that no British officer shall leave or even "sleep out" at night or go to dinner without furnishing his address to the adjutant The marines will return to the ships. Admiral Seymour objects to any of the Australian naval brigade, who volunteered for service on the rail way, remaining. The military au thorities say be does not understand the situation, that his Inference Is uncalled for and uat the Australian marines are Just tue men needed The Russians have ordered a re:l ment to proceed from Port Arthur to Tien Tsln. The arrangement made by General Balloud the French com mander, are regarded as perfectly satisfactory and all danger of trouble between the British and Russians avoided. MILITARY TO CIVIL, Transfer of Government In Philip- pines June 30. WASHINGTON, March 23. The transfer from the military to the civil government in the Philippines Is ex pected to occur about June 30, ac cording to calculations made at the war department upon Information re celved from the Taft commission and General Mac Arthur. It Is known that even where civil government Is be ing established by the Philippine com mission, the military will be neces sary for some time to Support the civil authorities. It is the Intention to withdraw the military as fast as possible, however, from any partlcl patlon In the governments established, ana me soldiers win be more of police than of a military force. Wherever possible, native police wW oe organized. BATTLESHIP ASHORE, Massachusetts Runs on a Spit In Pen- sacola Harbor. PENSACOLA, Fla., March 21.- The flagship Kearsarge and the battle ship Alabama, of the North Atlantic squadron, crossed the bar . here this morning for a cruise In the Gulf, with Target Bay, Culebra Island, as a destination. The Massachusetts wntcn ronowea tne two other war ahlps out, took a sheer, left the chan nel, and went aground on a spit ol sand at buoy No. 7. President O'Brien, of the National Bar Pilot Association, arrived late tonight from the battleship. He says she Is aground with 24 feet of water under her for ward turret, while there is plenty ol water under all other parts of the ship. It Is expected the battleship wm do punea on tomorrow. Philippine Trade. Washington, March 23. The Im ports Into the Philippine Islands from the United States during the first eight months of i900 show an Increase of 72 per cent over the amount for the same period In 1S99, according to a statement of the commerce of the archipelago Issued by the division of Insular affairs of the war department. For the period stated of 1899, the Im ports from the United States amount ed In value to $780,793 and for the first eight months of last year to $1,340,717. The total value of merchandise, gold and silver, Imported into the islands from January through August of 1900 the period of time to which the statement relates was $16,8t5. b4. The exports were valued at $17,808,222, showing a balance of trade In favor of the archipelago. These figures, as compared with the same period of 1899, show an increase ot 34 per cent in Imports and 28 per cent in exports, 'i'he exports to the United States show a decrease. $1,864. 631 worth being sent to this country in 1900, as against $2,547,839 worth in 1899. Panic at a Chicago Fire. Chicago, March 21. Fire tonight totally destroyed the large warehouse of J. S. Ford, Johnson & Co., at Six teenth street and Wabash avenue. The building and everything inside was ruined. The north, south and east walls of the building collapsed while number of firemen were Inside fighting the fire. They were com pelled to drop the hose and run for their lives. Several were badly bruised by falling bricks. A panic was created ' among the thousands of spectators, and in a wild rush to escape injury by the falling walls many women and children were knocked and trampled upon. The loss Is $200,000, equally divided among building and stock. One Cent per Mile for Q. A. R. Cleveland, O., March 21. An Im portant meeting of railway men was held in this city today, at which the 1-cent-per-mlle rate promised for the Grand Army of the Republic National encampment to be held in Cleveland next September, was formally pro mulgated. This fixes the railroad rate absolutely, and finally govers the rata going and returning from all points In Central Passenger Associa tion territory. .The rate will also be tendered to the connecting lines and outside territory for basing purposes. oh w wm Hems of Interest From All Parts of the Stale. COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL HAPPENINGS A Brief Review of the Growth and Itnprevfr tnenti of the Many Indiutriu Threujh. Our Thriving, ComroenviuiUv Ashland Construction of the Ash land freight depot has begun. ' Pandlatort Younar men of Pnr1l- ton have organized a cornet band. La Grande A large fruit cannery will be established at La Grande. John Dav The Sheen fiulrh mln near John Day, has resumed opera tions. 8alem The O. R. ft N. Co., whose docks were washed away, contem plates replacing them. Eugene Many Offers are being re ceived for Eugene school bonds, which the dls'trict will sell to the amount of $25,000. Summervllla It is reported that the complete outfit of new machinery ror the creamery at Summenrllle has been ordered. Weston Two quarter sections of line farming land, one and one-ualf miles south of Weston have changed owners. The price paid was $13,500. Quartxburo Quartzburcr will s-on be connected with Prairie City by telephone). The wire has been stretched nearly the entire distance. Clatsoo The Elk Creek toll road. In Clatsoo county, is almost com pleted, and wiu soon be open for travel On bridge remains to be put Is. Gold Beach Gold Beach Is now in telephone communication with the out side world. The line has been ex tended across the river from Wed derburn. Eugene A bridge en the Elmira mail route, about eight miles west of Eugene, Is In a dangerous condi tion. It will be rebuilt as soon aa the water recedes. Ashland S. H. Calhoun, of Ash land, has exchanged 160 acres of land near that place for a like amount of land In Klamath county belonging tu a. H. Palethorpe. Baker Cltv Mr ' C. McEnifrr vhn owns placer claims on Pine creek, on tne uurni river slope, has been ex hibiting In Baker City a gold augget which weighs $107. Pendleton Frank Frailer is mak ing plana for a horse parade at Pen dleton early next May, similar to the one last May. All kinds of well-bred horses will be allowel to take part Ashland Inquiry of lumber dealers at Ashland reveals the fact that while improvements have been going on steadily all winter, building; will take on a fresh Impetus with the open ing or spring. Milton Hish water In the Walla Waila river washeu out the under Dinning at the Mliton end nf the bridge near Brown's mill, and con siderable worK was necessary to re pair the damage. 8umpter The Sumpter Valley rail road will commence work on the re maining three miles of road to the new town In a few days, and trains will be running from ttaker to Whit ney soon. Whitney will be the ter minus of the company at present Eugene Sheriff W. W. Withers rounded up a gang of 11 hobos in the woods beyond the river opposite Eugene and took them to the city jail. Residents beyond the river had complained that many of their chickens were missing. At the camp of the hobos preparations for a big cnicKen dinner were going on. PORTLAND MARKETS. Wheat Walla Walla. 55U6256U: valley, nominal: blueatem. 59c ner bushel. Flour Best gradeB. 12.801 3.40 ner barrel; graham, $2.60. Oats White 44045c per bushel: gray, 4243c. Barley Feed. 116.50017: brewing. $16.5017 per ton. Mlllstuffs Bran. 116 ner ton: middlings. $21.60: shorts. 117.50: chop, $16. Hay Tlmothv. S12(fi12.E0: clover. $7 9.50: Oregon wild hay. $607 per ton. Butter Fancv creamery. 22UiR)25r- dairy, 1820c; store, ll13c per pound. i Eggs Oregon ranch. 12 Ue ner dozen. Poultry Chickens, mixed. 13 KOifS $5; hens, $55.50; dressed, ll12c per pound: spring, $45 per dozen; ducks, $56; geese, $68 per dozen; turkeys, live, 910c; dressed, 13 nc per pouna. Potatoes 4555c per sack. Mutton Gross, best sheen, wethern $4.75; ewes, $44.50; dressed, 7c per pound. Hoes Gross, choice henvv. ISifS $5.25; light, $4.755; dressed, 6 7c per pound. Veal Large. 7ff5)7Ur. Mr nnnnrl- small, 8tt9c per pound. Beef Gross, top steers, $4.60 $4.75; cows, $44.50; dressed beef, 7 8c per pound. Hops 12(a) 14c per pound: 1899 crop, 67c. Wool V&llev ' 14(H) 15c: TSnotprn Oregon, 912c; mohair, 2123c per pound. Russian secret police have arrested many literary men, lawyers and stu dents for alleged conspiracy. In consequence of emigration there is a greater preponderance of women In Norway than in almost any other. country in Europe. ; Congressman Linney, of North Car olina, is the . only republican ever elected to congress who served ss a private in the confederate army. BOTH SIDES RETIRE. Troops Withdrawn From Disputed Land at Tien Tsln. . BERLIN. March 25. The war office has the following from Count von tvaiaersee: "The Anv1n.nna.ilan iflannt at TUn Tsln has been settled from a military Stand nolnt In a. mnnnf asrlKraAtu- to both parties at a conference be tween uenerais wogacK ana Barrow Both guards and posts fcave been withdrawn and salutes have been ex changed. The British declare that no offense to the Russian flag was in tended and that the allere.. of the Russian boundary marks was neuner oy the command nor with the knowledge of the mllltar anflinfla The work on the disputed land wili noi oe continued until the govern ments have reached an agreement as to us possession or until a special un oersianaing naa been attained." PEKIN. March 25. The rrnnna nn both sides of the dlnntei Ian,! at iien -i sin nave been withdrawn, and su aanger oi a rracas is ended. The opinion of the British la that the promptness ot General Barrow In call ing up the marines from Taku pre vented a collision. The British re port that prior to the arrival of the marines sentries were Biinniied tmm the Madras Pioneers, who for several aays were surrounded by crowds of foreign soldiers mostlv French whn assailed them with all kinds of abuse. caning tnem "coolies." The Madrasses were becoming restive when the ma. rines arrived at night and quietly re lieved them, and it was only when aayugnt appeared that the Russians discovered the change. WHY BOTHA DECLINED. Kitchener Refused Complete Amnesty to Leaders. LONDON, March 25. The Dally Chronicle, professing to be able to give an outline of the negotiations be tween Lord Ktchener and General Botha, savs: 'The chief obstacle to a settlement was lxrd Kitcheners refusal to grant COmDiete SmnPBtr ta the lead BP. A. the rebels in Cane Colon v vr nfrerwi Self-gOVernment on the lines nf Jama ica immediately upon the cessation of hostilities. With lerlnlatlve hnrilea partly elected by the burghers. The government agreed to urn vide f 1 000,000 to compensate Boers for prop- erxy . aestroyea and articles comman deered by the Boers on commando, provided the signatures of the of ficers who commandeered the goods were forthcoming. He also offered to grant loan on e&SV terma fnr rehnlltl. ing and restocking farmsteads. More over, ce agreed mat children should be Instructed in English or Dutch, at the discretion of their parents. The government , undertook to make no claim on church property or funds, or upon, hospitals or hospital funds, or upon private investments. No burgher of either state was to be allowed to possess a rifle, except by special li cense. "General Botha was generally in favor of these conditions, but he dis sented strongly from a proposal to give tne run privilege of citizenship to properly domciled and registered DiacKB. He was aisn erentlv nn. cerned about the position Jewish cap- iiansis wouia occupy in the country, and was told that Jews and Chris tians would enlov ennal rights nn ritu. Unction being maae in the matter of concessions." . MUST REFUND THE BONDS. Plna County, Ariz, Will Pay for the Experiment, PHOENIX. Ariz., March 25. The territorial supreme court today hand ed down an important decision in the matter of the Pina county bonds. It is neid that the territory must refund these bonds, amounting now, with in terest to I35Z.O00. Incidentally, the opinion re-establishes the territorial loan commission which the legisla ture sought two years ago to abol- isn. Tne bonds. amounting to $200,000 were Issued by Pina coun ty under an act of the legisla ture of 1883 to encourage the con struction of a narrow-gauge railroad from Tucson to Globe. The road was begun but never finished, and though these bonds had been turned over to the promoters, the county re fused to pay the interest. All the bonds are held in New York. Government Calls for Bids. Seattle, Wash., March 25. Quar termaster Ruhlen will tomorrow is sue an invitation to the various ship ping concerns doing business between this eity and Alaska to furnish pro posals for the contract to lighter at Nome and St Michael such govern ment stores as are shipped this sea son by the war department to the military posts to the mouth of the Yukon river and points m the Interior ot Alaska. Major Ruhlen roughly es timates that there will be 15,000 tons of freight on the basis of ship's meas urement to be sent north this sum mer. The bids will oe opened March 80. The government win have four ahips In the Alaskan service. His Last Raid. - Santa Fe, N. M., March 25. Tom Ketchum, famous as an outlaw, the man who terrorized the territory for years, was executed today. ' Black Jack" was the soubriquet by which Ketchum was best known. He was sentenced by the territorial supreme court on February 25. Numerous at tempts were made to stay the execu tion, Ketchum having many friends among a certain class. Although ac cused of several murders and other felonies, Ketchum was only tried for the robbery of a train near Foisom, N. M., the penalty for which, in this ter ritory, is death. Northwest Pensions. , Washington. March 25. Pensions have been granted as follows: Oregon orinnal. William H. Rum- ley, Medford, $8; Mexican war sur vivors, increase, Samuel u. Jackson, Eugene. 112: widows. Increase ana. clal act February 20, Catherine A. Young, Portland, $12; war with Spain, original, John Dennis, Portland, $12. Washington Original, Thomas F. Mahan, Seattle, $8; Peter Chambers, Port Angeles, . $6; William M. Mat tax, Thorp, $6. an ii sum Consul-General Gunnere Is After the Moorish Ruler. HE MUST SETTLE UNITED STATES CLAIM Cruiw New York Arrives at Gibraltar, sad WIU Convey the American Official from Tangier ta Mourn. GIBRALTAR, March 25. The ar mored cruiser New York arrived here today. The New York will convey Mr. Gummere, United States consul gen eral, from Tangier to the (seaport of Mazagan, whence he will flivel over land to Morocco Cltr. tL nolltlcal capital of Morocco, there to demand irom tne sultan an apology for an ap parent discourtesy to the United States, committed bv the aulfan'a grand -vizier and his minister to for eign anairs. At tne same time, Mr. Gummere will request tne sultan to settle certain claims of the TTnlterl States long pending against the gov ernment or Morocco, i hese claims arose largely from altered nndne in terference by officials of the sultan with American citizens doing bus!- I. vrr-l. . . n ua jnuruvcu. wuen sr. liulu- mere said he would see the sultan personally on the matter of these claims, he was told by the r ran if vizier and his minister of foreign af- i airs tnat any such effort would be useless, as the sultan would remove himself and his ministers from their capita Morocco City if the Ameri can consul attempted to visit them there. This discourteous statement constitutes the offense for which the Moroccan government has been asked ror apoiogy and to secure which apol ogy Mr. Gummere, backed up by the New York at Mazagan, will travel overland to the sultan's capital. Tbe United State exnerienren1 some difficulty and delay last year in securing the payment of $5,000 from Morocco for the tatter's failure to make any attempt to punish the lead ers of a mob who burned and killed the naturalized American citizen Marcus Ezeoul. at Fez. last June After considerable correspondence on tne matter and after the United States had threatened to send a war ship to Tangier. Morocco naM the $5,000 In question. ANXIOUS TO ASSIST CHINA. Ministers Desire to Put Her on Her PEKIN. March 25. The nritiah headauarters here renort the with. drawal of both the Russian and Brit ish troops from the disputed terri tory in Tien Tsln. M. De Giers. the Russian minister to China, heifevoa that everything will be amicably ad justed at London and St Peters burg, and doubts the nrobsbilltv nf further trouble in the matter. Gen eral Voyron. commander of tie Tencn troops, has ordered a new regiment to Tien Tsln to renlace the one now here. French officers here think it was a mistake to leave a regiment recruited in a city at Tien Tsin. This regiment was comrjosed ot a tougn pans element , At the meeting of tne" ministers held this morning, the only oneRtlnn considered was that of policing the legation quarters. A committee ot commissioners has been appointed to discover China's resources and re. port on her ability to dsv the indent. nlty to be demanded by the powers. Many ministers are strongly op posed to China's having to nav to keep an army of from 10.000 to 12. 000 men here for the next two mn thinking; this entirely unnecessary. niven loose ministers who were here during the siege were tired of see ing Pekin a military camn. Thev hope China will be put on her feet as soon as possible. TO RE-MARK BOUNDARY. United State Expert Will Define Line in Mount Baker District SEATTLE. March 25. C. M. Sin. clalr, a government expert, wiu leave Within a short time to re-mark ' the international boundary in the Mount tsaaer Qisr.nct. captain j. f. Pratt or tne united states coast and geo detic survey, stated today that the boundary is not to be changed, but is simply to be re-marked. Obliterated posts, monuments and other land marks will be restored and new nnes will be placed, to bring the marks close together and prevent the possi bility of error In the future. The geological features of the expe dition will be conducted bv IS. C. Tten. nard, ana will be simply an affirma tion of records already made. It is thought that a Canadian com mission may be present whne the line is being re-defined as a precautionary measure, and to prevent any future difficuties over errors in the re-mark-Ing- Father of Mrs. Marcus Daly Dead. Helena, Mont.. March 25. Zenas E. Evans, father of Mrs. Marcus Daly and Mrs. J. Ross Clark, wife of the brother of Senator W. A. Clark, is dead at Anaconda. He was 79 years of age, and came to Montana in the early "60s from Pennsylvania. Two Hundred Boer Caught Bloemfontein, March 25. The re sult of the combined movements again Rt General Fourie, near Tha banchu, was the capture of 200 Boers, 120.000 sheen. 5.000 horses and a host of cattle. The Boers broke south ward to the right and left v Northwest Postal Orders. Washington, March 25. The post- office at Ironside, Malheur county, Or., has been moved one mile to the west without change of postmaster. A new office, known as Connell. has been established In Franklin county. Washington, between Judson and Hat- ton. Charles A. Joyce has been ap pointed postmaster. The Office of Eddyville. King coun ty, Washington, will be discontinued March SO. A RIVER OF FIRE. Flaming Oil Destroyed New Jersey Village. NEW TORK, March 26. A river of flaming oil swept down upon the little village of Giengarden, N. J., while its inhabitants were asleep this morning, and reduced 11 buildings, stores and residences to ashes. The conflagra tion was extraordinary in character, and in its oriprin. The village is in a valley along the New Jersey Central Railroad. An immense freight train was coming east at 6:30 A. M. It was composed of a ctring of coal cars, and 18 tank cars. High above the village the tracks of the railroad run along the side of a mountain. They descend as they approach the village, but even at the station are considerably above the main street, which runs up to the depot at a steep incline. A few miles west of the village, while coming down the Incline around the mountain the train parted. The engineer on the forward end pulled spen the throttle of the engine and tried to race away from the section, which was increasing its speed every second. He man aged to keep clear of the racing cars until he got opposite the depot at Giengarden, when the second section smashed into the firBt The first sec tion, composed of the coal cars, was going at a high rate of speed, and none of Its cars were jolted off the track. The oil tanks on the runaway section were hurled sideways across the tracks, and the oil tank cars be hind were piled on top of It In every way. The first crash caused the oil In one of the tanks to explode, and ignite, and the terrific heat caused tne other cars to explode, one after the other. The incline running from the depot down to the main street acted as a sluice for the burning oil, and it poured into the chief thoroughfare of the village, setting fire to every thing it touched. Houses, fences, trees, shrubbery and barns were reduced to ashes in an incredibly short time. Villagers awakened oy the explo sions rushed from the on-coming flood of blazing oil, carrying children in their arms. Some risked their lives to free horses, cows and dogs in outbuild ings, but other unfortunate animals could not be reached in time, and were burned. Within five minutes after the first explosion the flowing river of oil had reached the Masonic Temple In the heart of the village and ten min utes later that structure was envel oped in flames. Then building after building, all of them frame, took fire as the oil reached them, and within half an hour an area of 400 feet square was a mass of flame. From the wrecked cars the oil flowed down the incline of the railroad track, making a long line of fire that destroyed the ties and bent and twisted the tracks. The loss is estimated at from $60,000 to $75,000. WANT CIVIL RULE. Negro I Ready for Provincial Gov ernment. BACALOR. Island of KVrm. March 25. According to expressions of a large majority of the delegates from Occidental Negros and of a few who were present from the Oriental side, the sentiment of the people is over whelmingly in favor of succeeding the present governments by provin cial governments in both divisions. The reasons given for tins view are that such a change will effect a reduc tion ot taxes and the high salaries of officials, the establishment of schools and the improvement of roads. The speakers alleged that owing to a lack of means of education, liberty was becoming license. The military com mander is credited with having or ganized the only schools. They are taught by soldiers. Commissioner Taft assured the delegates that Ne gros would be supplied with Ameri can teachers and he outlined the need of organizing provinces uniformly with other islands. The announcement of yesterday's surrenders in the island oi Panay was greeted with applause. General Harrison's Estate. Indianapolis, March 25. Ex-President Harrison left $40,000 In life in surance. This tact was announced to night by President Eitel, of the Union Trust Company which la executor of General Harrison's will He said: "Our appraisement of the Harrison estate gives its total value at $380,000. This Includes all real eRtate mllrooH bonds, stock in the Union Trust Com pany, tbe law building here, and other securities." Gales in English Channel. London. March 25 The first riov nf spring was characterized by a gale and a heavy snow storm sweeninir over the channel. A storm has been raging for three days over the North sea. Wintry weather is general throughout Central Europe. In conse auence of the gala in the rhannot more than 300 steamers are anchored' off South End. The vessels are so crowding the anchorage that several minor collisions have occurred. $100,000 Philadelphia iFire. Philadelphia. March 2fi. The West Park ice palace, at Fiftv -sprtonrt Anil Jefferson streets, was destroyed by ure eariy tnis morning, entailing a loss of about $100,000 on which th ere urn a an insurance of about $75,000. The building was used as a skating rink And for the manufacture of ice for com mercial use. and ' - vnuvtA U J trXAQ York (Pa.) Ice Manufacturing Co. Earned Hi Pardon. Topeka, Kan.. March 25. Governor Stanley today pardoned Convict Floyd Graham, who aided Warden Tomllnson in suppressing the insur rection at the penitentiary coal mines this week. Graham climbed 400 ieet up the air shaft and communicated to the warden that the convicts were weakening on account of their de plorable condition. Two Insurgent Surrender. Manila, March 26. In the province of Cavite, four insurgent officers, and 53 men with 66 rifles, have surrendered to Lieutenant-Colonel Frank D. Baldwin, of the Fourth United States Cavalry, and one insurgent officer and 12 men with 16 rifles to Colonel Walter Schuy ler, of the Forty-Sixth Volunteer In fantry. The attendance at the service of the Evangelical church in Manila is not diminished. Protestantism is spread ing rapidly in the province of Pampan-ga.