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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - August 7, 1905, Reno, Nevada RENO EVENING GAZETTE V'OL. LXX. RENO EVENING GAZETTE, RENO, NEVADA, MONDAY. AUGUST 7, 1905. No. 20 J ffUll ill 1 TO JUSTIFY KIIJJNG TAFT PARTY Major General Corfain Host at a Brilliant Reception AX I'RAXCISCO, August Bowen of Wushoe, Nevada, Swho on Saturday last shoi nod killed W. W. Stephenson, was arraigned today before Police Judgi- Hearing of the case' was continued until Friday. Mrs. Stephenson viewed the remains of her husband today, and prostrating herself over the coffin, exclaimed, "For God's sake, Will, forgive me. I'm and fell In a faint. The coroner's inquest will not be'held until next week. ______.. SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., August Chilhon Bowen, the Waahoe rancher, who shot and instantly killed Wm. W. dteplu'nson, a neighbor in an ap- artment house at San Francisco Sat- urday morning, after Stephenson had broken into a room and found Bowen and Mrs. Stephenson living together as man and wife, it still- in the San Francisco jail, where he is being held without bonds. Mrs. tephenson is being held as a witness but may be released later un- der bond to appear at the hearings of her paramour. Neither or Mrs. Stephenson make any effort to conceal then- guilty love. letters found In their room mdt-j cate that their intimacy extended over' a period of many months and that Mis. Stephenson loathed her husband of whom she wrote iu one letter: "May the curse of hell fall upon that Hum forever standing between me and my lit'-." Bowen Tells of Killing. r.olli How en and Mrs. Stephenson] talked frtely after the tragedy. F.owen .instilled his act because, as he said, Stephenson had previously threatened him, and lie knew that one of them was going to be killed, and he Intend- ed that It should be Stephenson. "When Stephenson was fully inside the door I saw what his Intention Bow-en said, "and I shot him on the left side of the head, near the back of the ear, 1 think." (This wai his intention but the shot took effect in the chin.) "He staggered and was trying to get his revolver from his pocket, and at that time I shot him In the back of the head. He tell and made no more demonstrations towarc his revolver, so I fired no move." Bowen says Stepherison has klllcf two men in his time. Mrs. Stephenson's Story. Mrs. Stephenson made the following statement to the police: "I never denied liking Mr. Bowen to my husband. He threatened to kill him two or three times; also to my brothers; and (his morning, when he came to the door and asked to get in, I said, 'just a minute.' He then kick- Continued on 7th Page. CZAR NICHOLAS TOASTED Miss Alice Roosevelt and Secretary Taft Attend a Dinner in Malacanan Palace and Shake Hands With 3000 People. MANILA, August 7 o'clock this evening Major General Corbin gave a dinner to the gentlemen of the Taft party. Rear Admiral Knquist of the Rus- sian navy and his staff were present. General Corbin toasted President Roosevelt and Secretary Tafl toasted the Russian emperor. Rear Admiral Knquist who was much affected, then rose and made a pro- found salutation. At the same hour Commissioner t'orbes entertained Miss Alice Roose- velt at dinner. At 8 o'clock about three thousand people attended a brilliant reception given by Governor General "Wright at the Malacanan palace. Those present from the highest of- llclal and most prominent citizen to the i humblest native, were greeted by Sec-j Taft and Miss Roosevelt, shook hands with all. Rear Admiral Knqulst and his staff were present. Spanish residents say that Hie re- ception surpassed any in the previous history of Manila. IS ARRESTED Son of Prince Albrecht of Prussia Taken For a Spy at Pomerania PHOTOGRAPHED GUARDS Sentries Ordered to Arrest all Per- sons Having Cameras Within En- virons of the Forts. Mistook the Prince for Foreigner. A LONELY ISLE British Sailors Are Taken From Urupp Island by the Japanese VESSEL RAN AGROUND WITH ALL ONBOARD The Steamer Sunshine Goes Down at Broad Ripple 100 REPORTED DROWNED August Fried rkh Henry, eldest son of Prince Al- bercht of Prussia, was arrested as a spy by the guards at the East Eat- ery In Swlnemtieiido, Pomerania, last tfa turd ay. The prince was in ordinary dress and was photographing the environs of the forts. When apprehended lie said he was Prince Friedrich Henry, but that the guards told him they were "not to be photographed." The prince went quietly with one of the guards to the commandant of the I'oith who recognized him and order- ed his release. The sentries have been specially al- eit because of the arrest last week of ,in Austrian accused of spying'. Tim Austrian was photographing with a si runs camera parts of the fort- ress from a neighboring lighthouse. NEW ORLUANS, August to 3 o'clock today there had been eight new cases of yellow fever and eight deaths. Dr. J. H. White of the federal forces, took charge of the fever situa- tion in New Orleans today, on final instructions from Washington. A decrease In the number of new cases and sub-foci over Sunday and up to noon today in New Orleans is a hopeful indication that the stren- uous work instituted by the New Or- leans authorities on the appearance of the first case, July 13, is at last bring- ing results. Two deaths, both Italians, occurred In the emergency hospital early in the day and another was reported from Jefferson parish, across the river, just above the city. Two suspicious cases have been re- ported near Bon Ami, in Oalcascti par- ish, and one has since died. The officials of that parish asked that an expert be sent at once to in- vestigate the sickness but owing to the suspension of train service in that parish no physician could be sent and the case was left In charge of the lo- cal authorities. There is also n suspicious case In St. Mary's parish. RlTllPHH PEACE PROCEEDINGS ARE DELAYED AT PORTSMOUTH I British Steamer Was Captured By Russians But Later Was Set on Fire and Abandoned By Qf Officers Unknown. Accident Occurred Ten Miles From Indianapolis and Is .Searching Party Has Only Recover- ed Three Bodies as Yet. TOKIO. August 7.--A vessel of the Japanese n.ivv lias rescued fourteen survivors of the crew of the, British steamer (ildhumia who were imprisoned on Urupp Island The vessel was captured by the Russians but subsequently ran aground on L'rupp Island where it was sei mi liu- and abandoned. 1'ourlceu marines and two officers were lut'l on thu island. The two of- secured a sail boat and started for Kamhcatka. Tlu-ir fate is unknown. UNA HANSflTsENT TO JOLIET PRISON INDIANAPOLIS. August c.xc.ursiori steamer Sunshine sank this afternoon at TJruad Ripple, ten miles from this city with over one hundred persons on board. Tiirue bodies have been taken from tin- and a search is being made for others. PORTSMOUTH, X. It., August There; was great disappointment in this city today over the delay in the arrival of the Russian ind Japanese peace envoys. j Although notice- was promptly given yesterday by Rear Admiral Mead of I ths? Poitsmoulh navy yard, upon his learning thai the I'nitfd States war-! ships bearing the representatives Japan and Russia had been delayed by the fog at Newport, the news of the postponement of the functions had not reached many of the cilUena of Ports-j mouth .ind Its environs Consequently section of New; Hampshire was astir early and by Sj o'clock every electric line from the-, country was bringing many sight-j seers. The postponement of the functions necessitated hurry orders to the state troops which were to arrive here from j all parts of the state. J Governor McLane was up at daylight i dictating telegraph orders to the troops; lo remain away until tomorrow TEN THOUSAND ARE RENDERED HOMELESS Information was also dispatched the copgoeshiorml delegation of the state, the members of which lias been invited to participate. UnrliiK the forenoon Governor Mc- Ijane received a. telegram from Third Assistaii't Secretary Peirce at New- port stating that the Mayflower Dolphin and the Galveston, this con- voy, would not arrive until Tuesday morning and the proposed reception should be postponed forty-eight hours without any change in the program already arranged. A formal notice was thereupon is- sued to that effect. John McKane Gets Option on Montgomery Tonopah For LARGEST DEAL OF YEAR The last vessel of the Louisiana na- val brigade has returned to Xaw Or- leans and no further misunderstand- ings as to scope of authority Is ap- prehended. No new cases have been reported Louisiana for several and the situation appears to be BO re- assuring that the quarantines are be- ing relaxed a little in remote from the infection the quarantines at Fulton and Wlcklifte, Ky., which were established Saturday being raised'to- day. The steamer Columbia from Colon which was sent from Port Morgan to Ship Island some days ago with fever among the crew has returned to Mo- bile, after spending the required de- tention at the government station. Two of the men are now down with malaria fever and the captain and five others are rapidly convalescing of yellow fever as previously report- ed. the steamer left Ship Island all of the patients at that p'ace were on the road to recovery. Reports from the bedside of Arch- bishop ChapellP today report the ven- erable clergyman slightly better and Dr. La rue is beginning to think that the archbishop will pull through. U. S. SHIPS ARE BOYC01TED TV "_____________ Chinese Agree Not to Ship Goods on Any American Vessel HATE AMERICAN BANKS Malcomb McDonald Will Go to Pitts- burg to Confer With Schwab and Other Owners of the Property in Regard to the Deal Now On. Celestials Have Hatred for Mail Company's Ships and Will Severely Punish All Chinese ''Breaking Agreement. CHICAGO, August Han sen. the former Salvation army girl' convicted of perjury in connection with I A personal injury suit brought by heri against the Chicago City was taken to the penitentiary at Joilet' today to begin an indeterminate sen- i tence. i Since her trial several months agoj she has been confined in the Cook i county jail hospital claiming to be; Differing from the effects of a paraly-! stroke resulting trom her in- j Jury. Favor Strike. CLEVELAND, O., August 7. I of the seven members of the executive] committee of the international bridge j and structural Iron workers have vot- ed In favor of a' strike against the American Bridge Company. The strike is contingent on the action that may taken by President Frank Bu- chanan Hull KAY, August T.-iThe monsoon this year has, generally speaking, prov- ed disappointing1 and as a consequence there Is much anxiety. In tiie province of Parijab the crops j in the unlrrignted lands are already suffering. There lias been an abnormal deluge In the province of Cujaret. causing extensive damage and rendering ten thousand persons homeless. DEATH NOSE BLEED Little Girl From Long Valley Bled to Death in Reno Yesterday NEWPORT, R. T., August wireless message received from the Xantucket light shoals reported the sriu.idrou bearing the Russian and Jap- anese peace envoys passed Nantucket at The message said that the weather was fine and that all on hoard were en- joying a g-ood passage BAD HAZENITE SHOOTS HORSE Charles Murray, Fresh From the Construction Gang, Landed in Jail CARSON, August Mclvanc, one of the richest mining men of Ton- opah, has secured ,in option on the Moiitgumory-Tonop.ih mine at Tono- liah for Malcomb McDonald will leave im- mediately for Pittsburg to attend to matters in regard to the deal which is practically closed. STEVENSON'S BODY ARRIVES TOMORROW The remains of Wm. W. Stephen- son, who was killed at San Francisco by Chilllon Bowen, will arrive in Reno tomorrow morning. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made but will be announced tomorrow, It ia probable that the remains will be Interred In Virginia City as the dead man lived near there for many years. Was Brought Here Several Days Ago From Long Valley for Medi- cal Treatment. Little Oracle Wilson, a nine-year-old girl from Long Valley, Cal., who has been receiving treatment In- Reno for several days, died from nose-bleed Sunday afternoon at the home of Wil- son Ayres, where she has been stay- ing. The attack came on in the middle o the afternoon and although two phy- sicians were present nothing could be done to stop the flow of blood and sh< died within two hours. The child was a daughter of Mr and Mrs. Addison Wilson, of Long Val ley, and had not been In very goo- health for several months. The remains will be sent to Doyle on the N-C-O, by Perkins, Oliver an Gulling, tomorrow morning. Postoffice Renewed. CARSO.V, August dispatch from Washington states that the post- office jt Cdljente will be renewed and that mull will be received there three times a. week. Fined Eighty Dollars By Judge Rich- ardson for Shooting Within the City. Secured Water Right. State Engineer Thurtell has granted a iv.-ner right on the Carson river near the Rosenthul ranch to A. O. Pratt Mr. Pratt will immediately erect power plant one thousand horse power. VOKOHA.MA, August 7.-The Chin- use here ha.ve agreed not to deal in American .aoods. not to ship on any American steamer, especiiillv the Paci- lic Mail Company's stfiamthip China, ami I" punish any Chinese dealins: in American through Russia; also not to deal with American hanks and insurance companies, convicted nf contravening this .igrwnn-nt will be heavily fined. Henry U. Miller, the American con- sul sentral. is invcstlgatim? the mat- ter and keeping a. close vatchln the situation FRENCH FLEET GUESTS OF THE BRITISH NAVY CARSON, August United States circuit court began its session today. Jn I he case of Miller Lux vs. the farmers of Walker river over valuable water rights, a motion was made to substitute the Pacific Live- stock Company instead of Miller Lux as plaintilt's. Charles Murray, a, young man from Hazen, raged about Chinatown with a big plctoi in his hand yesterday. He pointed it at George Hawk an old man of this city, and later shot a China- man's horse In the leg. He was taken in by the police and this afternoon was fined ?80 by Judge Richardson. He was unable to pay the fine ani-was sent to jail for forty days. Murray says he has been working on the railroad at Hazen. He Is but nineteen years old but seems to be a hard drinker. He was not much or a bad man when the officer arrested him but walked modestly to the lockup. Buried Thim Afternoon. The funeral of the late Henry Mor- rison took place from Perkins Oli- .ver's undertaking parlors 'this after- at 2 o'clock. CAR CLERKS STRIKE ON NORTHERN PACIFIC BILLINGS, Mont., July car clerks working for the Northern Pa- cific here quit today because Agent Hoyt would not reinstate Sam Foster, the callboy, who was discharged for creating a disturbance around the Als- 4-pSfchers' office. The clerks claim their action has nothing to do with the operators' strike. I New Cabinet Formed. THE HAGUE, August new cabinet was formed today under the premiership of G. A. Hamel. profes- sor of philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. R. De Marses Van Suinderen, minister at Washing- I ton, has been appointed minister of foreign affairs. COWIOS, Islf of Wlghl, August The Kn-nch licet, consisting of eighteen battleships, cruisers and torpedo boat destroyers under command of Vice Admiral Cailliarg, dropped anchor In the Solent today to spend a week as guests of King 130ward and the Brit- ish navy. There were downpours of rain dur- ing the morning drenchi'ig the de- corations ashore and afloat and shrouding In a heavy mist the great gathering of yachts and British war- ships. Off Spithead the first salutes were exhcanged between the visitors and the forts. As the French vessels took up their anchorage parallel with the line of British warships ,they fired a saluU in honor of King Edward Trtiose stand- ard was (lying from the royal yacht Victoria and Albert. Fortifying the Amur. TOKIO, August Is reported that the Russians are vigorously forti- fying the mouth of the Amur river. A mixed division has been dispatched from Habalovsk to Nicolattfsk to re- inforce the garrisons in tliat vlstnlty. It is understood that the channels ap- proaching the river havo been min- ed. iWSPAPERI
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