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INFORMATION AND RECfics-r.
THE 1118 OF HE WEEK
FORMER NEGOTIATIONS OFF
CotiiprchenMvo Kovlcw oT the Import
int Ilnpponlnca of tho 1'Rat Week
Cnlleit From the TeleBmph Column.
Emperor "William is on a visit to
A big strike for an eight-hour day i9
anticipated in Cuba.
A regiment of Canadians desire to bo
6cnt to South Africa in the event of war
with tho Boers.
Checks for $5,000,000 have been is
sued by tho government for the antici
pated October interest.
The permanent organization of tho
American Hide & Leather Company
was effected in New York.
The Crown cotton mills, of Dalton,
Ga., has established a world's record
by paying a dividend of 93 per cent.
The state grain commission of Wash
ington has reaffirmed the grades adopt
ed last year, and mado them permanent.
The navy department has directed
that tho Eagle and Yankeo bo accepted
at the Portsmouth navy yard by Octo
The navy department has awarded
tho contract for building tho Ports
mouth dock to John Piorce, of New
York, at $1,890,000.
Relics of Spanish rule in Cuba are to
bo disposed of. Tho property of Cu
bans that was confiscated by the Span
iards will be returned.
The insurgent leader, General df
Castro, is making much progress in
Venezuela. He is following the coursj
pursued by the revolutionists in 1892.
A passenger train collided with a
freight train 18 miles southeast of Kan
sas City. Four people were killed and
four others more or less seriously in
jured. News has been received from Alaska
to the effect that the front of the Taku
glacier was shattered by a recent earth
quake. Thousands of tons of ico were
precipitated into the sea.
The master of the Norwegian cutter
Martha, reports that on September 9,
on the north coast of King Chalres is
land, he picked up an anchor and buoy
marked "Andree Polar Expedition."
It is probable that after the first of
the coming year railroad employes will
have to pay fare when traveling over
any but their own lines. Influential
shippers will also be obliged to pur
chase their tickets.
The steamer Kohn Maru foundered
in a typhoon off the Japanese coast,
going to the bottom like a stone. She
had 50 passengers on board, the major.
ity being women and children. Twelve
of these were drowned and two fatally
Captain Dreyfus has been pardoned
by the council of ministers.
Colonel John Miley, inspector-general
of volunteers, is dead at Manila.
Hawaii will endeavor to secure set
tlers from northern Italy and Sweden.
Mark Hanna says it would be mora
than disgraco for us to sell the Phillip
pines. At a lumber yard fire in Los Angeles
three men were injured, two of them
One battalion of tho Thirty-fifth will
sail from Portland on the Elder within
Scheurer Kestner, chief exponent of
the cause of Dreyfus, died on tho day
the captain was pardoned.
A prominent Filipino has approached
General McArthur in the matter of
releasing the American prisoners.
The empress dowager of China is
said to be seriously ill and Earl Li
Hung Chang has been recalled to
President Kruger has been informed
that the will receive no help from Ger
many in tho event of war with Great
Labor unions havo ordered all work
in connection with tho Chicago fall fes
tival stopped until an agreement if
After a six weoks' siege Jules Guer
in, tho French anti-Semitic agitator,
surrendered when the army was about
to attack his fort.
Mrs. Mary Brooks, who has been in
a Michigan prison for 23 years has been
pardoned. She immediately married
tho man who had her convicted.
Representative Dalzell, of Pennsyl
vania, says that both tho senato and
house will present bills in regard to
currency legislation at the next session
O. N. Peck, a prominent farmer liv
ing near Lexington, Morrow county,
Oregon, died from hemorrhage of the
lungs. Tho neighbors thought ho had
smallpox, becamo frightened and ro
fused to bury him, and two physicians
performed tho task unaided
Tho United States cruiser Olympla,
With Admiral Dewey on board, has ar
rived at New York.
Tho Kearsargo mado 17 knots in hci
N Otis wil hold Subig as a baso of op
erations. Tho local revolution in Argoutiua
has been quelled.
Tho Dakota boys will bo entertained
by tho peoplo of Portland.
Lppez and G4 followers surrendered
to Byrnes at Negros island.
Vice-President Hobart is ill, and
may not again preside in tho senate.
Tho remaining six companies of Mon
tana volunteers have arrived in San
Otis' Chinese exclusion act is caus
ing considerable uneasiness in diplo
Three new cases, making 21 so far
and 0 deaths is tho yellow feer report
from Now Orleans!
More bubonic plagno is reported at
Alexandria. There are four new cases
at Sparta, Portugal.
Tho large Dungeness coal mino in
"West Virginia, which has been lying
idle for two years, has resumed.
A relief expedition has been sent by
the mounted police to Mackenzie trail,
where great suffering is said to prc
vial. Dewey's ships are in need of repairs,
and several million dollars will bo
spent in overhauling and remodeling
Mrs. Steinheider, of Dorchester,
Neb., ended her life by winding wil
low withes around her throat until she
succeeded in strangling herself.
The insurgents havo captured tho
United States gunboat Uradenta, in
the Orani river, where she was patrol
ing. One officer, an Oregon boy, and
nine of her crew are missing. The Pe
trel reports that the Urdaneta was
burned by the Fhliipinos and her guns
and ammunition taken.
"William Bonney, a noted explorer,
is dead at London.
At Key "West Sunday SO new cases of
yellow fever and two deaths were re
ported. As a result of religious riots, Ferroll,
Spain, has been proclaimed nndeij mar
The plant of tho American Tin-Plate
company, at Atlanta, Ind., was de
stroyed by fire; loss, $150,000.
Friends of General Maximo Gomez
say they will push the old patriot for
ward in tho coming Cuban elections.
The steamers City of Seattle and Cot
tage City, which have arrived from
Alaska, had a combined cargo of $500,
000. A French paper says that Colonel
Jouanste, president of the Rennes court
martial, voted for tho acquittal of
The district of Adien, in Asia Minor,
was visited by an earthquake, and ac
cording to the latest advices over 200
Between 8,000 and 4,000 marine en
gineers on tho Great Lakes threaten a
strike unless their demand for a.2
per cent advance is met.
The Colombian government has'is
sued a decree closing her ports to ships
having the bubonic plague on board,
arriving from infected ports.
Dispatches from Johannesburg re
port a complete dislocation of tho Rand
mining industry. The exodus con
tinues and all the mines are closing.
Tho excitement of meeting his chil
dren has produced a serious reaction
in the condition of Dreyfus, and it is
feared that it may bo necessary to send
him to Malta or Madeira.
Congressman Hawley, representing
American capitalists, lias purchased a
largo sugar estate in Cuba, in tho prov
ince of Matanzas. A million and a
half will bo expended in improving it.
"Big Dan" Dougherty, a notorious
bankrobber and murderer, who has
been serving a sentence in Manchester,
England, has been pardoned and is
thought to have started for this country.
Official roports of two battles be
tween the Mexicans and Yaquis havo
readied Los Angeles. Tho Mexicans
wore victorious in both engagements,
but Bufforod considorablo loss. "War
is proceeding, despite tho official an
noucoment of suspension of hostilities.
lr.)i...l fr ii Fl.ml S-ttlKiiirnt of III
J,.ur. Will llx rnmiiimilcHteil l H
J.i.tor llirtt-li- 'l'f'l"
London, Sept. 27. The officials ot
this nvtmiiiL' irilVO OUt
the text of tho letter of tho secretary ol
stato for the colonies, Joseph Uiamoer
lain, to the British high commissioner
in South Africa, Sir Alfred Milner,
dated September 24. Tho British re
ply expresses regret that her majesty s
offer No. 5, of September 8, has been
refused, and says:
"Tho object hor majesty gooru
ment had in viow in tho recent nego
tiations has been stated in a manner
which cannot admit of misapprehen
sion, viz: To obtain such immediate
representation for Uitlnnders as will
enable them to secure for themsolves
that fair and just treatment which was
formally promised them in 1881, and
which her majesty intended to secure
for thorn when sho granted privileges
of solf-goveriiment to tho Transvaal.
No conditions less comprehensive than
thoso contained in tho telegram of
September 8, can bo rolled on to effect
"Tho refusal of tho South African
envnrntnont to entertain the offer thus
..iiifio nnmiru.. n it docs, aftor four
mouths of protracted negotiations,
closes five years of extended agitation,
and makes it useless further to pnrsuo
discussion on tho lines hitherto fol
lowed, and tho imperial government is
now compelled to consider tho situa
tion afresh and to formulate its own
proposals for a final settlement of tho
issues which havo been created in
South Africa by tho policy constantly
followed for many years by tho govern
ment of tho republic of SouthjAfriea.
It will communicate tho result of its
deliberations in a later dispatch."
A telegram received from Calcutta
announces tho depurturo of tho trans
port Chidhana for South Africa, and
tho la6t transport for tho Capo will
leave India tomorrow.
A special dispacth from Pretoria says
that tho members of tho volksraad, be
lieving that tho British notes are in
tended to gain time for tho concentra
tion of troops, nrgo the government to
adjourn tho raad immediately and to
send Great Britain a note declaring
that further mobilization will be re
garded as an unfriendly act. Trenches,
earthworks and sandbag defenses are
being erected in all tho available ap
proaches to the capital.
Itrail In the Volktrnntl.
Pretoria, Sept. 27. Tho imperial
dispatch was read today in the volks
raad. President Kruger announced
that the reply of tho government of tho
South Afrcan republic would be pre
sented to the volksraad tomorrow.
Troops In the Nntnl.
Durban, Natal, Sept. 27. Seven
hundred and fifty men of tho Leicester
shire ujgiment, 750fdf tho Royal Dub
lin fusilleers, 200 mounted infantry
and the Eighteenth hussars have arrived
at Dundee from Ludysmith.
Pietermaritzburg, Natal, Sept. 27.
Tho troops that havo been moved from
Ladysmith to Dundee will form a new
company at Glencoe, their places being
filled by others from India. Tho move
ment was executed so smartly and un
expectedly that the Boer spies were un
aware of it until it was actually ac
complished. DISASTERS IN INDIA.
Karthqunlca, Flomli unci T.audalldea
In Lower IIIiintlnyHa.
Calcutta, Sept. 27. Eartquakes,
floods and terrible landslides occurred
at and near Darjceling, in tho lower
Himalayas, last night. Great damage
was dono, and no fewer than 00 natives
perished. There was a rainfall of 28
inches in 88 hours. Three bad land
slides took placo botween Darjeeling
and Sonada, involving tho trans-shipment
of a railway train of passengers.
According to tho latest reports, uino
European children and 20 natives were
lost botween thoso two points. Tho
wholo Calcutta road is blocked, and
tho Paglajohro lino has been seriously
About 100 acres of tea havo been
destroyed from Jalapahai to Burchill.
At tho latter placo somo 5,000 feet of
water supply pipo has been ruined.
Tho oloctrlo light plant has suffered
seriously, and tho town is in darkness.
There is groat fear of further rain.
A dispatch from Jalpaiguri, on tho
river Teosta, 40 miles southeast of Dar
jeeling, says that a boat crossing tho
Teesta with threo Europeans and six
natives was swamped by tho high
waves. Tho body of one of its occu
pants has been found 14 miles down
tho river. It is reported that tho
Euorpeans, Anderson, Kustor and
Whitman, jumped overboard. Their
fato is unknown. Search parties havo
been sent to look for them.
held in that islam v
plnos sought a conference. J . o e l ie
nsurgents of Panay wished to know
, A i ...l.i m flven them In
case of formal submission. T hoy were
told that no answer was possum,
thoy surrendered, and tho forco ills-
"Manila, Sept. 27. ahjihv
eral, Washington: Baton returned
from Jolo on the s 1st oi ru .iu. .......
having placed garrisons at Slassl und
Bunghum, In the Tawall group, one
companv at each place.
"Affairs In tho arohtixilago aro satis
factory. Bates saw chtof of Insurgents,
ZamlKmnga, who is still anxlouH to re
celvo United States garrison on court I
Hon of withdrawal should Agulnaldo
succeed in Luzon. Tho proiwsitloi!
., ..... Mi,.rt.iiiu(l. Znmltoanga i
having trouble with more Da ton In the
vicinitv, who havo raiseti uio umw.
States ' Hag. Duto Cagayan, of Pulu
islands, visited .Jolo and gave adhesion,
and desired to raise tho American Hag
;...,.,! f tin. Swinish flair on tho Ik-
land. The Amelrcan (lag will bo raised
there for tho purioso of giving six
months' notlco In order to establish In
tho archipelago customs regulation
under the protocol of 1885 between
Spain, (iermany and ureal uritain.
Bates' report will bo sent by mall.
CAPTURED BY REBELS.
Amrrlrnn ntiiilmnt mill Crew In 1111-
Manlia, Sept. 27. It is rejwrted
that tho insurgents havo captured the
United States gunlioat Urdaneta, in
tho Or.mi river, on tho northwest side
of Manila bay, where she was patrol
ling. One officer and uluo of crow
The gunlwat Petrel, sont to investi
gate, returned and reported that the
Urdaneta was beached opposite the
town of Orani, on tho Oram river.
She was burned and tho following guns
with their ammunition were captured:
Olio oue-pouuder, one Colt automatic
min and ono Nordcnfcldt, 25 milimetor
gun. The crew of tho Urdaneta aro
prisoners, or havo been killed. Further
details are lacking.
Wotniiii'n Work In Koclnnit.
New York, Sept. 27. James O'Con
noil, president of tho International
Machinists, who had been a delegate to
tho British trades congress meeting
held in Plymouth, England, ioko to
tho Central Federated Union of his
sxperiences and observations at the
congress and among tho working
classes in England. He did not havo
i high opinion of them. Tho condl
:ion of tho English working men, wo
nen and children, he said, was doplor
ible. The difference of sex seemed to
bo entirely lost sight of. He saw tho
women going alout in clogs, dressed in
men's clothes, in blacksmith and other
shops, wielding tho slodgo hammers
with the men.
Victoria, B. C, Sept. 27. News
reached here by tho Cottage City that
a relief expedition has been sent by tho
mounted police to tho Mackenzie trail
where great suffering is said to prevail.
Tho last arrival from tho Mackenzie
was an Australian named Edwarilson,
who, after losing his supplies, was a
week without food. A prospecting ex
pedition which returned to Dawson
after 10 weoks on tho upjor Klondike,
Porcupine and Stewart rivers, rejxjrts
that although colors aro found there is
no gold on any of tho crcckB of theso
Manila, Sept. 27. Two Englishmen
who had been held by tho insurgents
since Juno, havo arrived at Angeles.
They havo reported that tho Filipino
congress has resolved that 14 Americai
prisoners shall bo surrendered "Wednes
day or Thursday. Thoy havo, how
ever, no information as to tho where
abouts of Captain Charles M. Rocke
feller, of the Nineteenth infantry, who
disappeared in April last, and from
whom nothing has beenjieard. Thoy
assert that threo Americans who were
captured by tho rebels aro acting as
officers in the Insurgent army.
Aiiierlriiiia liivmln flermiuiy.
London, Sept 27 Tho Borlin corro
spondent of tho Dally Mail, in a dis
patch dealing with tho great increase
of American iron and steel imports into
"I learn that tho Garvin Machine
Company and tho Nilo tool works aro
going to erect largo plants in Berlin.
Other important American concerns,
including tho Buffalo Forgo Company,
aro expected to follow suit. There is
an average of 2,400 valuo of iron tools
alono imported weekly from Now
Killed l.jr S.hIh Kou'mIiiIii Kxploalon.
Vacavillo. Cal.. ennf on u,.
oxplosion of a soda fountain in a bakery
today, Karl Andler, an employe, was
killed. Tim T.m, ,,.!... ... '
- i"ui"'wi who was lin
ing tho fountain, was uninjured.
an i iirniiiii.ua .xininruiia.
cerm mm uiriiiuig xriiriiinui ta
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Tho amateur photographera Qr
worm win iuuko a uiHpluy 0 thi
worK, and casn prizes nuigin; fa
xn to $ V!D win Do awaMcii. ti,.,
exhibit Is going to be a great ft-iitnl
and amateurs everywhere uro tut itl
to conmimto to it.
Tho muslo at tho oxpnxitinn nt vj
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l.li. II llim jvili in i.iu' (I. 0
very' htxtt. lienni'tfH loll uulitJ
hand will give ixith cIiix-m. nl utnl pij
lar concerts evorj" aftfni.M U nil' cva
lng, and lis muslo Is reallv cran '
While tho cxjKiMllinn at l'orttaai J
all tho host features of a (air i m (j
and unlntcrontlng feature nn ,-.m.'!iD
cut out, ami everything ih uuulu i,ti
and ititerostiug. The amuH-mt-ut (j
i uro comprint iwrioriiiniu-is 1 y tg
great 1-loronz trouixt, thin M m thl
first npiMiaraneo in Aimrica l
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woiHierim injur ..i.i.-.irii. w. i on
thrilling iMirforinances evcrv tuaitfl
and Major daiiz, the smallest .aa
the world, will Im on extulitiun aj
thoro will bo an inum-ii!. tmrrv,,
round for tho children. Then- v.,Jl
no lack of healthful aiiu.-im-ii'
The immense exjwsitu.n I'Uil'jnlJ
been mado as pretty as a picture al
you can Imagine what a s-t-no of tjiefl
dor it will present when illnniinati
by Its 3,500 electric lights
A now feature this year l. a rorj
duction of Multnomah full, tho pnl
of all Oregon. It is 80 feet hen hi
tho samo rustic bridge as the cn;.nij
and Is worth coming miles to see
Portland is a fine city to vuit, aa
there aro thousands of sight to i
and you can see many of them (rl
cents by riding all over town on ti
electric cars, which rim cverrwh'r
Tho prlco of admission totheesH
tlon Is kept down to 25 cents an.
tho railroads and Hteanilioatu will c;n
coplo during tho fair at spccla.ly i
Tho Oregon Industrial Fxi.'.i
at Portland is going to le one 1 1 til
events of tho year, and it is fir-Mil
in every respect. It spares no exi3
in being interesting and attractive nl
linn nilil litiHiiitMH men behind It 1
general committee of inanafjcai'J
comnrisoH tho following well-Uowfl
II. C. Breedon, president; I
Flelschner. vice-president; It-
Holmes, truisurcr; W. S. HtruMe f J
retnry; E. C. Masten, ossiftant jenf
tan-- It. K. Douche, auditor; litou
T. It, .!,. imimriliri.iulnllt: .T. I' Mi
ulinll 1t,.ll Rnint. II. L. I'lttOfk
KiHm fv.lii.ii f!. It. WilltttnH. Dan M
Allen, A. B. Stelnbach. J. K. Thlelw
D. M. Dunne, R. O. Judson, L. J
Spiegl, Slg. Slchel, H. D. !UmW
It. S. Vaunts. General O. Summer, w
Duel I. N. Day, George Fuller, E.
THE FIRST MONTANA.
Hit Coinpnnlri Ilutuni on lh Trump"
San Francisco, Sept. 25. The 'Vm
ted States transport Zcalamua "
M....H,. ..(.. Vobniiiiinu today. a
IHJII1 ..,.. III. .... "
lng on lKiard six companies of the W
Montana volunteers. A noisy g"--
was extended to tho returning eoWiers
...t a nimnullCiM D;
WJIONU HUIU llllltlll mm . .
tho blowing of steam whistles ati-iiw
discharge of cannon. I
Notification of tho Zolawlta com
ing was promptly given, and tags
out to greet tho transport. One tug n
on loard a number of officials of t,
fornla and of San Francisco, and mw,
hers of tho local reception coinm"";
reinforced by a brass band. WO n ;
carriod Governor Smith, of Monw
United States Sonator t"rter";,L,
party of Montanans, who were ow
ous in tholr joy at beholding their so
dier kith and kin once inoro. ,
lont, auu tnoro wan w. x mm
tho vbyago, that of James M
Fourth Unltod States cavalry, ' JB
September 10 of Pomon'ftVnefS cd
from this caso thoro wa
board tho transport duringtho m
Otla Ileooiiia n t .A,!
Now York, Sept. A
charges of vandalism in i - rf 1
churches in tho rhilippincfl ly tJ
can soldiers, a oorroapongt o
Times calls attention to tho c j
in a recently published book tojj. J
ftPaullst father twlwtrl
American Convorts from i ro i of
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j n Tint-in ro nw .,
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