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THE BEND BULLETIN.
JllSND, OIUSGON, tfltlDAY, Al'IHT. JO, JDOtf.
EVENTS OF THE DAY
4JATIIRRM) PROM AL. PARTS OP TUB
Comprtlicrttlve Review of the Import
ant Happenings of the Past Week,
Presented In Condensed Porm, Most
Likely to Prove Interesting to Our
Tho Fertile, IJ. 0., coal trlko has
President Itooaovolt has started on
his western tour.
Tim M'crot wrrvlco at Washington ha"
lirtcovnrml two now counterfeit notes in
Financiers of several nations nro
TCttdr and willing to help Castro lijr
lending Vcnoxuela inonej .
Tho f 3,000,000 appropriate! by con
grots for tho rollnf of tho Phlllppluo
f-ovurnrnunt lion been disbursed
The minora' now rvalo baa gono Into
offcet In almost ovary slato. Advance
will mean about 135,000,000 moro
want's tbla year.
It Isprobablothattho British Colum
bia It-glslature, which 1ms Jtmt con
vetted, will tako steps to provont Japan
io from entcrlhg that country.
Tho Can Joaquin river and tributaries
In California ato rising rapidly, bridges
havo been awopt away and groat dam
mgo lo reported from Mvcrat sections.
An agreement haa been reached at
Seattle botwoen tho streot car company
and ita striking employe, and cata are
-gain running. Tho differences will bu
o tiled by atbltratiou.
0. F. Hwlft. proaldent of the great
beef pack If ik firm, la dead.
German newspapcra reply to Dowey
by criticising tho American navy.
Eighteen Waterbury, Goon., strikers
linvo been arrested for deadly SMaull.
Noah Itaby, nu inmato of the poor
Iioiiko of Middlesex county, Now J rey,
ia 131 years old. Ho was born at Km
tontown, N. J., on April 1, 1772.
William Kollly, a patient In tho
Itollovuo hospital, New York, has an
inceatant laughing spell, whhh haa
lasted flvo days, and tho doctors cannot
When Mrs. N. I McQuown left a
bank at Marlon, Iud., with III0O she
lida jtiHt drawn tho money was stolen
from bur jiocketbook, whloli Iiuiik from
Jicr U'lt, by two men who had Ihjcii
waiting for her.
Tho title to omo ancient Irish gold
ornamonta Is being contorted in the
Jlrltlsh courts between tho crown and
tho trustees of tho Ilrltlth inumium.
JTIioy woro plowed up In tho Northwest
of iroland in IHUtl, and wuro sold to tho
museum for i00 pounds.
Germans are angry at Dewey's criti
cism of their navy.
Senator Foster declared Paclflo coast
man should bo (elected for vlco proal
dent. Many pooplo havo lost tholr Uvea on
account of tho last break In tho Missis
Tho Cuban senate lias ratified the re
ciprocity treaty on tho promise of an
extru session of congress.
Itobbera dynamited the safe In tho
pootoillca at,Lako Mills, Winnebago
county, Iowa, securing several hundred
At tho Invitation of tho Gorman gov
ornment, a conference with tho object
61 founding an international solum lo as
sociation will bo hold at Htrassburg
from July 24 to July 28.
It lo said that John W. Gatos Intends
to retiro permanently from actlvo par
tlolpatlon In tho Block market, and that
in tho future ho will Uovoto mtioh of
Ilia titno as ho will sparo to business to
thoso concerns In which ho Is heavily
Privileges to construct a salt lake of
100 acres noacOopo May for it seaside
roHort havo boon grantod to a company,
which proposes to All 000 acres extend
ing from Madison avonuo, Capo May,
to Howell's point, and to construct an
inlet to tho ocean fto that sou-going
yachts may havo ontranco.
A now system ot swelling (or min
eral ores by the use of tho telophono is
bolng tried at tho Toleacaa load mine,
tin North Walos.
Jamos McNeill Whlstlor, tho Amoil
can artist, will rocoivo tho degree of
doctor of laws at tho forthcoming Glas
gow university graduation ceremonies,
PM.BBIDUNT IN CHICAOO.
I'lrat Speech of the Western Tour Deals
with Monroe Doctrine.
Chicago, April 3. Hlx thousand In n
hall, llio wonting capacity of which la
but 6000, gnvo iiir.oiirnKoinnnt to Pre
Idont Iloosovclt whon ho ateppud upon
tho stngo of tho Auditorium last night.
Tho great building haa hold many a
throng, but novor ono tlmt wna moro
unstinted In Its npplauno for any man
than tho crowd that filled It lant night.
From tho first floor to tho roof It wan
packed to Its titmot capacity. ISvory
ncmt wna occupied and, although tho
aisle were kept clonr, nil tho spneo In
tho lobbies and on tho stalrwuya wan
tnkun, and oven tho passageway load
ing to tho hall from tho lowor floor
woro Jammed with hundroiU of men
who wore utterly unable to hear a
word of tho President's address.
Tho following nro a few oitrncU
from tho address, giving expression
to tho sentiments of tho President on
"Our duty to nurselvos and to tho
weaker republics who arc our neigh
bors require ua to boo that noun of
tho great military powora from across
thn aeaa shall encroach upon the terri
tory of tho American republics or ac
quire control thereover
"lloth powers (Great Hrltaln and
Oormnnyi nssurrd us In explicit terms
that thorn wna not tho allghteat Inten
tion on tholr nnrt to vlolnto thn prin
ciples of thn Monroe Doctrine, and thin
assurnncn wn kept with an honorable
"Tho Monroo Doctrine la not Inter
nntlonnl law and this la not necessary
na long as It remains n cnnllnal foot
uro of ittr foreign policy and as long
na wo pontons both the will and tho
strength to mnko It effective.
"If thn American Nation will apeak
softly end yet build, and keep at n
pltrh of tho highest training, n thor
oughly efficient navy, tho Monroo Doc
trine will go far.
"It la too lato to prepare for war
when war haa conio. and If wo only
preparo sufficiently, no war will over
DIRECT WHtn TO WMITO HOUSE.
"m Im. ,. 4i-. ,- nt
PretWent Rooievelt Always In Communi
cation with Washington.
Washington. April 4 During his
absence from Washington, President
Itnosovelt will bo at nil hnura of tho
ilny and night In eloiio touch with thn
White House. Telegraphic communi
cation will bo mnlntnlned between tho
Preshlent'a party and Aaslstnnt Boo
rotary ForoMor. who la In charge at
tho White House, whom tho routine
nxncutlvo huslnesa Is transacted. Bo
foro leaving Washington Provident
HooHovelt disposed ot prnctlrally nil
questions relating to npoolntmonta:
hut If the noreaslty should nrlso, ho
will mnko nppolntnienlH while on his
our Thoy will bo announced at the
While House nnil not from tho Presi
Purine tho two weekH nnil two day
tho Prcsldont will spend In tho Yel
lowstone Park Secretary I,oeb will
bo on tho aperlnl train, which will ho
sidetracked at Clunnhar near tho on
trnnco tn tho park. Ho will lo In
dnlly communication with tho Presi
dent through tho telephonic or tele
rraphte systems In tho park, or by
courier A direct wlro botwoen Clu
nnhar nnd tho Whlto Houso will ho
constantly nt his OIhdo.iiI. In tfio
event of ncctdent tho Wjhlto Hoiibo will
bo notlflod Instantly.
naitTINO NEAR CAPITAL.
Many Killed In Battle Near Santo Domln
go Atlanta Is Watching.
Santo Domingo. April 4. Tho Unltod
8tatca cruiser Atlanta arrived hero
yesterday nnd established a alcnal sta
tion on tho shore Sho will land
mnrlnos If necessary A sovoro en
cnuntor la reported to hnvo taken
plnco yentordny botweor tho govern
mont troona and tho rebels nt Ban An
tonio do Ouerrn, about 20 miles from
this city. It Id said that 14fi mon wero
klllod or wounded. Tho rebels, while
crossing tho rlvor this morning, woro
nttnckod by tho government troops
and an hour'a fighting ensued.
Tho Clydo steamer Now York, from
Now York, march 18,, which roached
Ban Pedro do Mncorlu March 28, has
not yot nrrlvod hero, and apparently
haa boon prevented from procoodlng
by tho authorities nt Macorls.
All communication nnd nows from
tho Interior Is Interrupted and busi
ness la practically suspended. A quan
tity of nrms nnd nmmunltlon was ship
ped today on n gununnt, which la In
tho hands of tho robols, for nn un
Atlanta la On dual..
Washington, April 4. Tho Navy Do
partmont today rocolvod a cnblogrnm
from Commander Turner, command
ing tho Atlanta at San Domingo, na
"All quiet. Insurgonta In charge
Reporta Indlcnto an attack by Govern
ment troops. Communication la In-
tnrruntod. Thla goes ovorland to
HAPPENINGS HERE IN OREGON
WILL WASH OUT OOLD,
a, W. Dart, o? John Day, Starting Up an
PJarer mining pronilws to Ixj an Im
portant Industry in Grant county (lur
ing tho coming mmeon. Fevcral minora
haro already commonrod getting things
In roadinesu for tho snmmor's run.
What promises to 1m an excellent
paying proposition la tho placer mine
of G. W. Dart, which will be worked
for tho flint tlmo this reason.
Mr. Diirt has leased tho pipe, giants
and all tho mining material belonging
to tho Humboldt mining ccmpiny, and
at present has a force of mon laying
this pipo and vetting everything In
readlnees for tho s.immor'i run, which
will commenrn Immediately.
Tho mlno Is situated on the west side
of Canyon creek, between John Day
and Canyon City, and nearly opposite
Long gulch. Watnr will I) iiwxl from
tho Humboldt ditch. Tho ditch will
bo in chargo of 15ert Ktono.
, It la tho intention to operate tho
TUK LATK HENRY
mlno 10 to 18 hours a day, according
as tho lungth of tho days permit. Tho
shifts of men will bo employed.
Prosperous Hood River Valley.
Though tho annual precipitation at
Hood Itiver la about Srt Inches, irriga
tion ia a vory impoitant factor In the
prosperity of tho Hood Ulver valley,
Hlnco irrigation camo into practical on a
considerable ttcalo five years ago the
population of the valley haa quad
ruplcd, the price of land has incioawd
300 per cent and tho entire fruit ship
ping business of that locality has growii
up. Sixty thousand crates of straw
berrlos (twodoxon boxes to tho crate)
nnd 100 carloads of apples, of last
year's production, have been shipped
from that station, and largo quantities
of ilno apples are still going forward to
Irrigable Acreage Increased.
The great abundance of snow In tho
mountains haa resulted in ah increase
in tho acreago of irrigable land that
will bo placed uudor cultivation this
season In Baker county. In many in
stances tho lncrenso will amount to 50
or 00 per cent over Iatt year, and tnk
lug tho ontlro county, tho Increimo will
amount to fully 40 per cent thla year
Sale of Albany Woolen Mills.
Arraugomonta havo been completed
for tho sale of the Albany woolen mills
to tho JUannockburn manufacturing
company, of Portland. Tho stockhold
ers of tho Woolen mills company will
noon moot and ratify tho sale. This Is
one of Albany's loading manufacturing
concerns, and furnishes employment to
a largo number of people,
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New Warden at Penitentiary,
C. W. James, who becamo superin
tendent of tho Oregon enltentlary on
April 1, has announced tho promotion
of Kd McPherson from tho position of
second warden to that of first warden.
McPherson will succeed J. T. Janes,
who ha held tho ponltion during the
past four years. Tho vacancy caused
by tho promotion of McPherson will
bo filled by tho appointment of U. F.
Johneon, of Uaker City
Woodman Street Carnival.
Tho Woodmen's street carnival and
fair, to bo hold In Dallas Jnno 3, 4, 5
nnd (I, promlsra to bo a very successful
affair. Tho CDpimittees nro all hard
nt work and aro meeting with good
To Invoke Referendum.
A number of mining men around
Grants Pars aro giving assistance in the
work oi Invoking tho referendum
against tho mining corporation tax law
rrontly paettd by the Oregon loglz
Wheat Walla Walla, 72o
stem, 7778o5 valley, 77c.
ttorley Feed, 123.60 per ton; brew
flour Best grade, 3.l'5Q4.25; grah
Millstuffi Bran, flR per ton;
middlings, 24; shorts, JH1.60Q20.
Oats No. 1 white, 11.15 Q 1.20;
gray, fl.12HQl.16 percental.
Hay Timothy, 11Q12; clover,
f 830; choat, OQ10 per ton.
Potatoes Beat Bnrhanks, 6000c per
sack; ordinary, 40Q50c per cental,
growers' prices; Merced awoets, (2
2.26 per cental.
Poultry Chickens, mixed, 1218c;
young, 110120; hens, 12o; turkeys,
llvo, 16ltlo; dreaoed, 1820o; ducks,
(77.60per dosen; geoso, I7Q8.60.
Cheoso Full cream, twins, 1QKQ
17Ho; Young America, 1718Ho;
factory prices, IQIHc loss.
Butter Fancy creamery, 8O032Ko
por pound; extrns, S0o; dairy, 20
22Mc; store, 1618c.
Eggs 14(3 15o per dosen.
Hops Choice, 21Q23o per pound,
Wool-Va!ley, 12K16o; Eastern
Orogon, 814Kc; mohair, 2QQ28o.
Bef Gross, cows, S3?40 per
pound; steers, 4Q4?ic; dressed, 7?Xo.
Mutton Gross, 4o per pound;
Lambs Gross, 4o per pound;
Hosa Gross, 8 Wo per pound;
IN BURNINd FinttY PIT.
fearful Plight of Sixteen Purnacemen
Plltaburg, April 3. By an accident
at furnace I of tho Edgar Thompson
plant of tho Cnrneglo stool company at
Braddock today six men were killed
and ten are in tho hospital and aro, not
oxpactod to recover. Fonr others In
jured wont to their homos and are
suffering from painful burns.
Tho accident was caueed by a
"hang" In tho furnace dropping and
forcing largo quantities of white-hot
dust down a large pipo into a pit where
tho men wore at work. The victims
were without means of escape, and all
wero burned and blistered over their
entire bodies. Largo fltrlps of flesh
pooled off their bodioa when they wero
pulled ont of the pit by fellow work
men. Tho erica of agony of tho victim-,
aa they wjithod In the lava-like
stuff from which they were vainly
trying to extricate themeelves could bo
hoard over a block away.
Hundreds oi workmen from otuor
porta of tho plant rushed to tho reecuo
and as quickly as possible .pulled the
Injured men from tbo pit and carried
them to tbo emergency hospital. The
bodlen of the fatally burned woro
blockunod or shredded In strips by tho
white-hot metal dust that burned Into
their flesh. Many of tho men bad
largo blotches burned through the flesh,
caused by largo rplashes of molten Iron
that had struck them and burned
through to tho bone.
Furnace I is equipped with tbo fam
ous electric skids that aro now nsed on
all of the United States Steel corpora
tion's blaRt furnace;.
5TRIKQ IN BUILDING TRADES.
Thousands of Men Idle In All Part of the
Kew York, April 3. A general strlko"
in tho building trades, which It is be
lieved will involve bet eon 16,000 and
-0,000 men, and extending throughout
Westchester county to tbo Connecticut
border, was inaugurated today. The
strike has extended to points further ''
up New York state and to places In
Connecticut. Tho contractors as well
as the men are organized, and aro pre
pared for a siege. Thv men In West
chester county demand an eight-hour
day, with Saturday half holiday, and
tho following scale:
Plumbers, 4 a day; lathers, f 4.20;
carpenters, 3 GO; painter-, (3.28;
bricklayers, matonaand plarters, $3.20;
tlonerr, (3.28; and bench and machine
men 117 a week.
A proposition to meet the men half
way was rejected. Work waa stopped
on several now mansions along the
round today, between 3,000 and 4,000
men falling to report for work.
At Glenns Falls tho demand of tho
employes of tho building trnda for a 25
per cunt Increase was acceded to.
Two hundred electricians, copper
workers and laborers employed in the
New York stock exchange building
went on strike today because thoy
claimed that non-union electricians
were wor-ing in tho building.
At Orauge, N. J., 500 plumbers and
400 painters went on strike, demand
ing an increase of wages and control of
INSPECT CANAL ROUTB.
Commissioners and Engineer to Prepare
for Beginning Work.
Washington, April 3. Tho Isthmian
canal commission has appointed a sub
commltteo to inspect tho proposed Pan
ama canal routo with a view to com
pleting tho preparations for tho trans
fer ot the canal property to tho United
Statos when tho final details for euch
a transfer havo boon completed.
Ihoy will bo accompanied by Major
William Black, corps of engineer',
who haa been relieved from command
ot tho post at Washington barracks in
order to serve under tho commission in
connection with the purely engineer
ing work of the canal. Major Black la
an expert In canal engineering work,
and ono of his duties will bo tho exe
cution of a plan for tho Improvement
ot tho sanitary conditions ot the canal
route. He acquired much practical
knowledge in that special branch oi
engineering whllo serving as engineer
oftlcor at Havana, where ho initiated
Improvements which havo made that
city cloan ami healthful,
Tho proposed inspection of tho canal
works and route will bo made ontirely
under the auspices ot the oxistlng canal
commission. The now Panama canal
commission, under the terms of the act
passed at tho last session of congress,
prdbably will not bo namod until after
the ratification of tho canal treaty by