IRON MASItftH CLAIM VICTORY- Nlrlh llrrtra aa I nlv.raallr flleraa aa airla I eader I tpeelart. The Iron master are claiming victory In the great aleel atrike ' . i -l.aae their claim ni-'ll the refu., ,,f lh' A.i.ii'g.imale.l li.rn at Soml, I ., ,-air" .loliet and llavvirv -o ol.t y the , re ra I all il.e otd. r of rre.l.h nt ShalTer " 1 their si a I n ll.n .11 Int n i et o(-, il."0' III i.'l.er plant where It w , anticipated antici-pated that there would be -rri.-u-i trouble. I he atrike h-a.lera met the rl, ' victory with the naserliou thai thrir cause I maUiiig aatisfactory pr,Trri an. I that Ibry will show then. u.ii.ter of the l I ii t ion before t lie test ha progressed much failher Thev d not i niicenl their disappoint mriit l the refusal of their eestern l.iethren to join Willi them lu the ntribe. b" none of the leader would disced d. (cell. .11. Hall r alia a tr mil ll-ep In Melira.ka. 1 I ..lav night a ruin, wind an. I hailstorm hail-storm awept over lioaper county. S-braskn. S-braskn. 'I he rain varied fromitit live inches, and caused much dair-while dair-while the hall fell an thick In "'" thill il formed cake of Ice a foot I hies. I our mile north of Klwood a hi" liado passed through the country. ! eling the hllildlng on Ills fartM t'f Mose I in ker and Malt Lu. Ilraia in aack waa acnlterr.l for mile ali-l the count ry, and hor.ca and calbs wrre pickrd up and dashed ahoul llks toya. On the Lu farm a wagon toot'ic waa driven aiiarely through nu uf Ihe largest lr. es on the place. I.eal.lall.in -(aele.l for llllllititnM. (lovernor Tuft, npeaklug at the bau-ipiel bau-ipiel given s. it nr. lay by the I'allforniaita In Miinil.i to ll.ipre.ent.itlve .luliua ihu of Sun Kr.iio iv.i, mild tint In order to prop rly develop the I'liilip-pine. I'liilip-pine. titisfact'iry legislation de.illng with the t.iritr reform mill he piva-.l al the next session of cougres. Me asserted al.oth.it law prohibiting the Bale of public land and timber, I providing for thu Incorporation o 1 Ainerlcan b.iuh and law grautiag franchise and uiiuiug right were Itii-perallvcly Itii-perallvcly demauded. (Hlier member of the riillipplns commisalou apoua in the aiiiue vein. Ivllle.t In a ai.ira. A disastrous windstorm iaeil ever I'orl. month, X. II. , Thursday, cau.lng the death of two iicranna on Seaverin'a Island and Injuring half adoien olhrra. Those killed are: Mr. L. M. Mraley, New York, wife of a member of the band at lbs navy yard. Noel rearaon, a atone cutter. The greatest fores of the wind vra exerted ou Heaverln'alalaild. wheewae ( big sVed of Contractor John l'!vr.e. who la eonstructliig tl.o new dry Jock al the navy yard, wa wrecked, thus killed and Injured wrre In or nail tha ahed at Ihe time nf the storm, U a.houl si,.,.. Train, fur a II ..I The lirst trains acro-s New Mexico on Ihs Hiinln t'c itiilroiid aiu.-c sund.iy night passed across the big nashoiit near l.auiy l-'riilny aftenus.ii. Il waa necessary to rebuild seven mile of track and to bridge four cm. you. Men were brought all the ivny fio.n h,inia ( Ity to do thia vtoili. It Kill he Me. lis yet define Ihe ibimuge can lie entirely re I. Kor the p.isl llnee days flfty t.-iinis have been clicai;.-.! in transferring transfer-ring mulls and passengers. Il Is still raining every day in central New Mexico Mex-ico and t lie agricultural an. I aluck prospeela were never heller. t siis.la'a 1'i.liulallini lll.a, illi.g. 'I'hs ccuau rcturlia show Ihe s.pula-Hon s.pula-Hon of Canada to he In round in. tuber .,'..'(., ikxi. Thia la an iucrca.e of alaiut (1.KI.IHH1 over Hie llgurea of ln, nhl.-li were .Mia.liot) over those of ii. The return uf Issl gave an iucrea.c uf l3,' tusi over the llgnre for Isri. 'Ihe Increase In-crease la disappointing l.veryotio predicted a larger gionthof pojiula-Hon. pojiula-Hon. There wi re evidence Dial the country wa going ahead faster than thciucicasn III the population aliowa. It la hinted in olH.onl circles that tha explanation of this la that Ihe returua for Isul, rapcc'ally for Ihe prolines of Ontario, were stulled r.irel Fire ttaalna In W lili,(toa. The most severe forest Hies luiown III Ave yeara arc raging In several partaof the great timber bell lying west of the Cnaca.le mountains, in th,. atate of Washington. They are e. Iiy ilcrcs between Lake Samui.i.ni.h and Huo-i. Huo-i. mini Ic river and the l.....l.,-r lamps there are in great daiu'er. Ila'tey'a camp on the SmLiiialuns river waa uved Saturday only by the .Irrnuoi a elTortnof llfl.v men, Th ..,,,.,,!, , ,;. lara worth of timber have already tiecn deatroyed, and iuiiibei'iu. n ay t1Kw Imincuse damage la iiu-v ilal.le ui. es It Admiral Mauiu.ill Ma Kellre. oln, to III lleallli. Having In view the possibility ( t,a application of Admiral W. p haiopaou fur relief from duty aa coininind.iiil of llio lioaton navy yard, p. -mini. M, re-llrenieul. re-llrenieul. the navy depm t.nriiioillciala have aclected an oticer for as.ignuieut t) that duty. The admiral ha been In deliealo health for aoine time an. I it Boul j po, aurprlae the ottlolal at V,i0lton should h acek an nriy relief from Limy.