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FABULOUS GOLD STRIKE Mine Said to Have Been Found Near Meeteetse, Wy. Meeteetse, VTy. News of the ,most womlerful and by far the most  im- portant gold strike in the history of he 1Weed River minlng district, thirty- five miles from this place, reached Meeteetse Wednesday. The news has: heeu suppressed as much as irossible, but inally leaked out. The rock has been assayed by ex- pert assayers, ,and its richness is mar- vclous. Some sample assays were " ent away and the returns show that the rock carried gold to the value of $138,000 per ton. This rich ore is ound on the surface of the Smuggler elate, owned now by the Shoshone .Mining Company, and was formerly the property of Elmer S. Dundy, of New York City. He sold his interest in the property to the Shoshone com- pany, (r rather turned it over to the company, retaining shares to the value of the property, and it was done wlthaut knowing the richness of the ground. The vein, or ore chute, from which this ore was extracted, shows up on th0 surface for the distance of over 380 feet, and the vein is what is termed a cross vein, the mother lode being twenty-five feet in width and has meyer been exploited as to other rtions. A.t present the Shoshone Mining Contpaay has a force of men at work opening the lode by means of an open cut, and it is said by the men who know that although the company has expended many thousands of dollars on the camp, they will now be reim- bursed by the returns from a very few tons for all the money they have ex- pended in the entire camp. Men are kept on guard continually as the ore is so rich that fortunes could he carried away in a night. JAPANESE LAUD AMERICA. "1"0|o Newspaper Speaks Feelingly of Taft Party Reception. % Tokio.--The Hochi, Count Okuma's newspaper organ, published a leading article welcoming the Taft party and gratefully recalling what the United States has been to the Japanese since the time of Commodore Perry--an un- erring guide and friend. Fhe policy of the United States to- ward Japan, the article says, has been an unbroken record of kindly assist- ance politically and commercially. [n fact, in all departments of the progress of modern Japan America's heTp is clearly traceable. Especially President Roosevelt's successful en- deavor in bringing the peace plenipo- tentiaries ogether adds a memorable simperer to the already magnificent XeCoFd of America's invaluable aid to lapan. The paper regrets that the shortness of the party's stay will not admit of an adequate manifestation of the gen- eral feeling of gratitude and apprecia- tion toward the Government and peo- ple to which the distinguished party belongs. Tim Hochi leader Is typical of the feliag throughout the Empire. NO REPRIEVE FOR HOCH AND HE MUST HANG Ch}eage, Ill.: Johann Hoch was dis- apIinSed in his expectations of a repe from Gov. Deneen Monday. and the Governor's silence up to thf date most probably means that HooCh is to be hanged Frlday, the day set for his execution. FJ[wwev-er, a strong sentiment has arisen among the Germans of Chi- cago and elsewhere to the effect that Hath is Innocent. llea Coy. Deneen yeas asked for a reprieve it was replresented that the cost of taking the case to the hier court would be $700. Isadore Plotke, Hotch's attorney, pledged ;$20# of the amount, and some friend iu St. LoulJ known only to Plotke and HoC guarranteed to contribute $400 if the remainder of the money was btalaed. Tlse amounts, together with some money I-Ioch was able to raise, placed the amount so near the requrled figure t t Governor took favorable ac- id. the Afterwards, however. Hoch's attor ney discovered that it would requlre $! instead of $700, and as this ametmt cannot be raised, Hoch will probably have to hang notwithstand- tug evidence as to his guilt has all bea circumstantial: 8hoots Three And uicides. Ohlcago.: Mrs. James Griffiln, 24 years old, was shot and killed and two other persons were wounded by "lmethy I:toley at Fifty-second avemm and V/est 120th street iKon. da. Dooley then killed himselL 'The wounded are Annie Griffin, 17 yearn old, shot .in the back of the ead, and Patrick Do01ey, father of ,the 8weide who was shot in the left Guilty Of Necklace Theft. London,: Annie M. Grant (or An- [0 Gtaon) of Chicago, who was immRted for trial July 6 on the /mrge of stealing a necklace, valued :a $I$,000, from Chrlstie's was found ,glt in the Old Bailey Tuesday .and ntemeed to three year's penal servl.  tiid y Awakening from Trance. tqew York: Charles Canepi, the 6- yeazld son of oJseph eanepi, Jr., a Yonkers contractor, who has lain In  trance-like stupor for 109 days, ts Dm'enY, lY awakening from his long sleep. When he was stricken Charles Wied 68 pounds. Today his weight wa 2,9. In the early stages of his Ill- he was fed artificially, but now h takes food through the mouth and eems to swallow it mechanically. The -atending physician believes natuze work its own course and that the ' will eventually recover. PERISH IN THE FLAMES Workers Surrounded by Flames and Roasted to Death. Houston, Tox.--After burning for thirty hours with volcanic fury and causing the destruction of 3,000,000 barrels of crude oil, the loss of twelve lives and a million and a half of dol- lars, it is believed the great Humble oil field fire is in a fair way to spend its fury. For miles about the country is blackened as though a greasy soot had been sifted from heaven. Ramparts of dikes, thrown up in ad- vance of the burning sea, saved the Higgins company's tanks, containing 5,000,000 barrels of oil= The escape of the Sun company's leaded tanks wls only brought about by men fighting flames until almost roasted alive. The known number of dead Wednes- day is twelve but there are reports of many missing. The number of In- jured and prostrations exceed fifty. A summary of the losses as pre- pared to-night by the Texas company is as follows: The Texas Oil Com- pany, 2,100,000 barrels; Land Slider Oil Company, 125,000 barrels; Brooks Oil Company 100,000 barrels; Stelzig & AnIll 80,000 barrels. There is practically no insurance, as the rate in the field was so high as to be nearly prohibitive. The tank explosions were due to water under the oil, which, upon be- coming converted into, steam, would throw out vast volumes of the fiery fluid. The action was llke that of water thrown into a skillet of hot grease. The ejected oil would at times ex- plode and run over the ground in great blazing balls. The twelve burning tanks occupied a space about half a square mile and the rto. of this area was a mass of flame(." " - MAKE PREPARATIONS -" FOR 00EACE MEETING PortsmoUth, N.H.: Preparations for the peace conference are progress- ing rapidly and satisfactorily, and by August 5. the day on which the pleni- potentiaries are expected to reach Portsmouth from Oyster Bay on board the Mayflower and Dolphin, all will be in readiness for their reception. The Washington government and the state of New Hampshire are co-oper- ating in the effort to make the sur- roundings of the conference as suit- able as possible, and are receiving generous assistance from the people of Portsmouth and the adjacent vil- lages of Kittery. Me.. where the navy yard is located, and Newcastle. N. H., near which the plenipotentiaries will have quarters in the Hotel Went- worth. Mr. Peirce. the third assistant sec- retary of state, who is acting for the President in directing the arrange- ments, left for Washington. where he will provide for the shipment of the necessary furniture for the equipment of the navy general store, which ts to be used for the sessions of the con- ference. As this equipment will be of no use to the government after the conference is over, it will be renteO. Before leaving for Washington Mr. Pelrce had a conference with Rear Admiral Reid, commandant of tht navy yard, regarding the details yet to be arranged in connection with the reception of the missions and the ses- sions of the conference. The tentative program provides that the plenipotentiaries shall land at tim navy yard and go immediately to the office of the commandant officially to pay their respects. The arrival of the two missions will be heralded by the firing of an ambassadorial salute for each mission. TORNADO KILLS TWO. Terrific Storm Lays Waste Farms in Racine County, Wisconsin, Racine. Win.: With a roar that was heard five miles, a tornado struck the northern rim of Racine County Sun- day, killing two men and damaging property and crops to the extent of $100,000. The tornado came from the southwest, and at its first dip struck the large barn of Adolph Metsner whicr was torn to pieces, the debris with grain and farm machinery, being scattered 200 fee# For miles trees can be seen uproot- ed and fences down. At a farm in Thompsonvtlle a workman whose name was not known was struck and killed, Objected to the Braying, Topeka, Kas.The Postmistress of Rlchland instituted an injunction suit to prevent two Jackasses, kept in s livery stable next door, from braying. The owners of the Jackasses, Tlhbets & Hotz. set up in their answer that there is no power on earth to prevent an ass from braying when he wantt to bray. Judge Dane, after hearing all the evidence TUesday, dluolved ths injunction. Peary's Arctic Steamer Coals. North SYdney,'l, 8,: The Peary Arctic exploration sttmer Roosevelt, which left Bar Harbor at midnight, Wednesday, reacked he'e Sunday with Commander Peary, his Wife and daugh. ter on board. After coaling the Roos volt will leave for the North Monday evening. Decide to Send French Flsh Paris: Minister of Marine ThomI son has decided to send a quadron to visit the United States at the end of October. Jerry Simpson Very Ill. Boswell, N. M.: Jerry Simpson, the former Kansas Congressman, who ac- quired a national reputation as "Sockless Jerry," is seriously ill at his home here and his death is ex. pected. He had ruptured one of the blood vessels of the heart, and flood- ing of that organ is feared by his physicians, a/though they say that It this can be prevented for" three months Mr. Simpson may recover. Mr. Simpson has been here several y.ears and has taken an active part in the upbuilding of the Territory, PEACE TERMS ARE WAR COST IND NITY, TFRRITORY CESSION New York,: Japan will demand both a rich indemnity and a substan- tial cession of territory from Russia in the peace conclave that is to as- semble at Portsmouth, N. H., within a fortnight, and the mikado's pleni- potentiaries,, Baron Jutaro Komura and Kogera Takabira, Japanese minister to Washington who met for the first time since their appointment in this city Sunday, expect to arrange a lasting peace between Russia and Japan on these terms. Baron Komura, who reached New York W'ednesday, and was met" by Minister Takahira, who has arrived here the night before, had a long con- ference at the Waldorf-Astoria, and within a few hours the first semi- offlctal intimation of th Japanese con- ditions of peace were permitted to become public. Of the highest importance in this semi- official utterance is the fact that Japan looks for and expects peace. The payment by Russia of an in- demnity that ill fully cover the ex- pense to which Japan has been put in the conduct of the war. The ces- sion to Japan. by Russia, first, of Sakhalin islands, as well as of her lease of Port Arthur and Dalny. The acknowledgement of Japan's un- disputed suzeranty over Korea. Still held under cover are Japaan's plans for Manchuria and Valdivostok, the disositton of the interned Russian warships and the rights of the rail- ways that have been constructed by Russia in Southern Manchuria Concerning China, whose identical note to the powers indicates a pur- pose on the part of the Chinese to participate in the disposition of those questions which affect their territory, it is important to note that Japan dis- tinctly disclaims any attitude that' would place her in the position of act- ing either as the defender or protector of China. It was explicitly pointed out to-day that Japan merely regards China as she regards any other na- tion, saving England, "our ally by treaty," and the United States, DALLAS FLOODED THREE FEET DEEP BY A CLOUDBURST Dalas, Tex.: A cloudburst, the like of which was never seen here before, converted the downtown streets of Dallas Monday into running streams. All traffic was stopped for hours and the electric-llght plant was so badly crippled that most of the city was-ln darkness. Five inches of rain fell in Just one hour, and before it ceaased water was three feet deep in many of the down- town streets To add to the city's woes, a report comes that the dam of the water- works above the city IS weakening and may give way at any moment. Torrents of rain began falling at 6 o'clock and lasted for an even hour, during which time five inches of wat- er fell and the business section of the city as inundated. The basements and first floors of buildings on Main Elm, Commerce and other streets were flooded, and fire engines were necessary to pump the water out. They are still at work at 10 o'clock to-night The Big Oriental Hotel and the is- flal are lighted with tallow candles, as are hundreds of other houses. The Oriental Hotel, the Im'perial Hotel, the Santa Fe passenger station, the City Hall, Harris's dry goods store and scores of minor concerns are flooded. Electric light plants are crippled and the town is iu partial darkness. This is the second cloudburst in twenty,four hours. The streets were like raging rivers and the asphalt pavement was ripped up like ppaper in various parts of the city. The water in Commerce and Murphy streets, at the Santa Fe pas- senger station, was three feet deep and tn dozens of other places over the city similar conditions existed. Street car service was blocked for more than an hour and thousands of papssengers were waterbound. The storm belt through the city was about two miles west of that of last night in a more substantial zone; therefore, there was not the danger to human life that was con- fronted last night. RUSSIANS LOSE MANY IN FIGHT NEAR TUMEN PASS St. Petersburg:  The Novoe Vrem- ya says that Japanese torpedo boats, taking advantage of a thick mist and rain, have approached several bays near Vladivostok. They landed a party at Gashkevitch Gulf, near Posslet Bay. London: The correspondent of th Daily Telegraph at Tokio forwards a dispatch from the Japanese corres- pondent of that paper at Moil, Japan, telling of a daring reconnolssance of a Japanese squadron in PoSsiet Bay on July 14. Three days later the Japa- nese vessels occupied Russlnpan, where there is a vast and splendid harbor. Some of the vessels, the cor- respondent says, ran right inside Pes- kier bay, which Is of great strategical value. London: A news agency dispatch says that a desperate fight for the pos- session of Tureen pass is progress- ing. Thirty thousand Japanese, un- der Gem Hasegawa, are impetuously attacking the Russians. Four bayonet charges have been already repulsed with terrible slaughter. The Russians are still stubbornly holding their ground, Before the engagement became Den. oral the Japanese attacked a Russian position fifteen miles below Kaikjond, at 9 o'clock at night. The Russians held them at bay until midnight, when they were forced to fall back on their main body. They retired in good or- der, saving all their guns, and losing, so far as known, thirteen killed and forty-seven wounded. The Russians are reported to be holding the north bank of the Tumeu river. They are busily entrenching, believing that the main Japanese ad- vance against Vladivstok will be from. northern Korea and Possiet bay. It is reported that a battle was expect- ed as long ago as July 20. According to the Tokio correspond- ent of the Telegraph, 2,000 Russian tnfafitry and cavalry, with four guns. came into collision prematurely with 300 Japanese cavalry on Thursday last at Mahansan. The Russians retreat- ed with great less. They showed re. luctance to fight. WILSON BROKEN DOWN. Disclosures in Cotton Leak Cauoe Secretary's Collapse. Washington.--Secretary Wilson Is ih a state of collapse, brought about by the strain under which he has been laboring since the disclOSures of wrongdoing and bad management in the Department of Agriculture and es- pecially the Burau of Statistic. The Secretary is confined to his apart- ments at Stoneleigh Court. For several hours Tuesday the Fed- eral Grand Jury listened to the pre- sentation of the case of the United States against the Bnreau of Statis- tics of the Department of Agriculture. A few witnesses we examined to, day, and the inquiry by the JUry is now fairly started, It is ex- pected to continue for several weeks, Toadstools Kill Family. Vineland, N. J.: Death has wlped out the family of Joseph Franzione after a feast on toadstools, mistaken for mushrooms. Two children died the day after the meal. and Tuesday a week later, the father and mother both died. Horse Kicks Young Hill. Fremont, Nob.: At Oakland, a lit- tle town near hear, Sunday night, Walter J. Hill, son of J. J. Hill, presi- dent of the Great Northern Railway Co., was kicked by a vicious horse and seriously injured. "The young man is in Nebraska on bnslness con- nected with procuring the right of way for the Gent Northern for its pro. posed line from Sioux CRy to Aslland Nob, His Injuries are so seriou as tO incttpadta him for work and he  will be placed in a hoSpitaL DANIEL LAMENT DIES, Passes Away at MillbrOok, N, Y., After Very Brief Illness. New York: Col. Daniel S. Lamout, secretary of war during Cleveland's second administration, and of late years prominently connected with railroad and financial interests here died suddenly Sunday night at his country home at Mlllbrook, Dutchess County, N. Y. A sudden attack of heart disease preceded death. Col. Lament had been in feeble health and the mere. bern of the immediate family were gathered at the "AltamonL" the L mot country home. Intelligence el the approaching death of Col. Lament wM neat early in the evening to Dr. Joseph D. Bryant of 32 West Forty, eighth street, a lifelong friend of th( olonel. and summoning the physician to ]tfqlbrook. Dr. Bryant had, how ever. been called out of the town fo the night and could not he reached by Mrs. Bryant. The end ease at 9:30 o'clock and was a shock to his friends here. many Of whom were not aware that CoL Lamon't illness was of a serious na- ture. He was ill was a short time. He was 55 years of age. Mr. Cleveland was notified by tel graph by - Mr. Lamont's daughter Frances, and was asked to come at once. Rsin Benefits Oklahoma Wheal Arkansas City, Ken.: A heavy rain fell in northern Oklahoma Sunday. and will greatly benefit the wheat. The pastures will also be benefited to s great extent The rain extended no further north than the Kansas state line. Killed by Freight Tealn. Farmingta, Me.: WHI Pennybak. er, aged 19 years, fell under a moving M. R. & B. T. freight trai at Desloge Sunday afternoon and was literly cut to Iflce. HIS home ws at D. is. ARREST SEHHOR BUTT Lader of Arkansas Upper House Charged With Bribery. Eureka Spriugs, Ark.--State Sen- ator F. O. But, representing the dis- trict composed of Carroll and Madi- son counties, was arrested in Berry- vitle Tuesday on a bench warrant is- sued upon an indictment charging him with bribery. The warrant was mailed to Sheriff Morris of this county from Little Rock immediately after the report made by the Pulaski Grand Jury. Senator Butt was released on $5,000 bond for his appearance at the SO- tmber term of Pulaski Circuit Court In answer to the charge. The indictment avers that he gave Senator R. tL Adams of Grant county $100 and promised to give htm $400 more for his vote in favor of a Senate bill to appropriate $800,000 for the completion of the new state capitol at the recent session of the General A- sembly. Senator" Adams appeared before the Grand Jury here last week and gave evidence in the case. Senator Butt is only 29 years old, and was a leader in the Senate at the last session. He had previously represented Carroll county two terms in the House. Sen- ator But said after his arrest: "I am ready to meet the charges in the courts of the country, and have no apprehensions as to the outcome." The arrest of Senator Butt com- pletes the list of those against whom indictments were returned by the re- cent Grand Jury in Little Rock, in the legislative- boodle inquiry. FRIGHTFUL LOSS OF LIFE IN GUNBOAT EXPLOSION San Diega, Cal.: Thirty-nine dead bodies are lying at morgues, on piers and on deck of a ruined vessel of the United States Navy; scores of men zre lying grievously or painfully In- Jured in sanitariums and hospitals, and fifteen sailors are missing and )robably have found death In the wa- ters of the harbor as a result of an explosion of a boiler on board the United States gunboat Bennington at :10:10 o'clock Friday morning Steam was up, and everything was in readiness for sailing, when, sud- denly, and without any warning what- ever, starboard forward boiler ex- ploded with a deafening roar. The explosion was terrific. People stand- ing on sore saw a huge cloud of white steam rise above the Benning- ton. Columns of water were hurled into the air for a distance of nearly twice the height of the spars of the vessel. It was immediately apparent that an awful disaster of some kind had happened on board the warship. The ferryboat Ram0v was coming across the bay at the time of tim accident. Captain Bertelson of the Ramona im- mediately gave orders to change the course of the boat, and instead of continuing his trip to San Diego side of the bay, hurried to the side of the stricken warship. On board the Bennlngton were pre- sented terrible scenes. The force of the explosion had torn a great hole in the starboard side of the pease!. and the ship was already commenc- ing to list. A section of the upper deck was carried away from stem to stem. Blood and wreckage were dis- tributed over the entire ship, the af- ter-cabin and the vlcinity of the ship adjacent to the exploded boiler re- sembling a charnel house. Over it all hung a great cloud of white smoke, which drifted slowly toward the Cor- onado shore. The news of the explosion spread over the city like wildfire]. At first some of the reports were that more than half of the crwe had been killed. This was later modified, the rumor having it that the number of dead would be at least seventy-five. The scene of hurrying ambulances, hacks and carriages of every discrip. ties, which had been summoned, ad- ded to the excitement. Every rhys!- clan who could be reached by tele- phone was called to the water front. Within a comparatively short time nearly a dozen physicians were on the scene and attending the wounded. All the available launches hasten- ed to the wreck, while most of the rowboats along the bay wore brought into use. Most of the dead and injured were taken ashore, where the un- dertahers and physicians were assem- bled. the former taking charge of the dead and the latter to minister o the zeeds of the living. Fhe bodies of many of the men(ak - en from the wrecked interior of the ship were. mutilated almost beyond recognition. The faces of many were coered with blood and ashes. Chimme to Print Dally Paper. Francisco, Cal.: It is announced that Chinatown is o have an eight to ten page morning daily paper printed In e Ohlnese language. It will be the only Chinese morning paper pub- lished outside China. It ts said the paper will be published along Amert- ten lines and will be illustrated. The INQUIRY IS IN5 Secretary of Navy Takes Up inves- gation of Bennington Explosion, Vv'ashington.--Secretary of the Navy I Charles J. Bonaparte has commenced the investigation o, determine the 'causes for the Bennington disaster. He sent for Assistant Secretary of the Navy Darling, who has been at the head of the Navy Department, and has been looking alter the details of the Bennlngton horror during Mr, Bon- aparte's absence. Together they went over the situation thoroughly. Secretary Bonaparte would not ex- press any views with regard to the accident. He made it clear that he fully realized its gravity as affecting the morale of the navy, and that he  was determined to get to the very ?: bottom of the matter, with the possi- ble result of recommending changes affecting the engineering department of the navy. tl is thought likely that Preslden Roosevelt, who has always been close,, 17 in touch with naval subjects and )ossesses a store of technical knowl- edge, surprising even to experts, wll communicate with Secretary Bona- parts on the desirability of making at investigation on certain linem There is evidently a determination on th part of the high officials to anticipat the President's wishes in the matter of a searching investigation. An nn, wonted activity is noted in those de, partments which are liable to be held accountable for the accldent The Navy Department is not over- looking the fact that one important result of the explosion of the boilers, hitherto considered impossible by em glneer officers, will be to cause a gen- era/ feeling" of uneasiness t spread throughout offieers and crews of the ships of the navy. Many shiPs have boilers as old, or older, than those o the Bennington. x It Is expected that the applications for transfer from the old ships to those newly equipped will be greater than ever. Naval officers scoff at the report that all the older vessels of the navy are in bad shape, because the appro, priations of Congress have been de- voted entirely to the equipment of the new craft. In certain quarters, it l said, however, that investigation will disclose the fact that practically all the older vessels have badly worn, if no defective, machlnexy, and that they have been skimped for proper re pairs. YELLOW FEVER SCARE IN NEW 01BEANS New Orleans, La. : Two facts caus- ed uneasiness here Monday. One is a quarantine order against the whole state of Louisiana, issued this noon by the State Bead at Jaek- son, Miss. The ther is the order made to re- move U. S. troops from the barracks here to Chattanooga, Tenn. Lack of acclimation is the veiled excuse. Mississippi had a scare Monday morning when it was reported that there was a case of yellow fever at Gulfport. This report is now denied. But the state is aroused. Mobile, Ala,., has shared in the pan- ic that seems to exist every where in the South, except in New Orleans, and has quarintined against the entire Gulf Coast. But it is the action ot Mississippi that has incensed officials and business men here. The authorities claim that there are but thirty or forty slapiciou8 cases all confined to two square blocks in the old part of the city, an2 six suspicious deaths, not all of which have been determined to be yellow fever. THREE OUTLAW8 CAUGHT. Accomplices of Bill Miller Taken In Hills of Indian Territory, Talihina: Deputy United Statei Marshal Davis, who killed Blti Miller, the noted Texas murderer and horse thief, at Wilburten last week, over- took the remainder of the gang yes terday in the hills of the Little river country, and after a desperate fight, succeeded in capturing three more of the outlaws. The gang had five stolen horses, but lost two in the fight and one while attempting to swln Little river. Mar- shal Davis' horse was shot from under him and one member of his pos was wounded. Arrest Alleged Sluggers. Chicago, Ill.: John G. Malloy, Jan. Galley and Michael Curraa were ar- rested Sunday night Just after the pc. lice learned a teamsters' union had voted funds to send them out of the city until the officials let up oa their investigation of labor violence. Phe men are charged with the attempd murder of Policeman Fred Be. and it is said they will be conzteoted with the assault upon Presldent DonnellF last Sunday. Firemen Get An Incrsee. Chicago, Ill.: As a result of neg tiations between officers o the Bur llngton system and the Joint preteet- ive board of the locomotive firemen, an increase of $ to I0 per cent in waes has been granted to the various clams, es of firemen throughout te system. Thirty cents an hour will be paid for operating unloading machines, and paper i to represent a new political firemen part)- formed in China and this coun- try: Walks to Death in Sleep. 8dalia Me.: The dead body of 3smeJ V, Vhelan. a Sedalia livery- man. was found at 6 o'clock Friday morning lying face downwards with his sknfll croshed on a paved alley un- derneath his bedroom window. Dur- ink the night it is believed that he walked out of the window and struck head first upon the pavement, thirty feet below, Coroner Titsworth held an inquest and the Jury returned a mdlct of accidental death. working on constructl trains will receive $2.40 per day, irre. sportive of the class of engine, *Sentenoe Senator Mitchell. Portland, Ore.: United States Senator Mitchell, convicted of nslng his office of United States Senator to further the law practice of the flrn of Mitchell & Tanner of this city, was Tuesday sentenced to pay a fine of $1000 and six months' penal servitude. Pending a review of the 'ease by the Supreme Court of the United States, execution of the sentence  be de- farted. In the meantime Mltchel 1I! ba placed under bail to the emmet og t2.000,