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THE BEND BULLETIN.
JJKNTJ, OKEGON, FBIDAY, SJSPTIflMIJKU 4, 1903.
EVENTS OF THE DAY
OATIinRF.D FROM ALL PARTS OP TUB
'Comprehensive Review of the Import
nt llappcnlnga of tho Past Week,
Presented In Condensed Porm, Moat
Likely to Prove Intercatlnt; to Our
Tim ortiptlon of Mount Vesuvius li
Bonator Gorman's son had boon elect
oil a moiiibor o( tho Maryland statu son
Tho Amorlrnn Dsr association pro
poses n plan of taxing trust to death
ni tho way of ending thn iivll.
Tho Troadwoll, a big Alnska mliiOj In
rI(I to I:o hoodoooJ and It In almost
iniitosslblo to grt minors to work.
A section of Ilarmim A IJalloy'a clr
cue train watt wreckod In Pennsylvania.
A number of persons woro Injured.
A flro which bruVo out on a car in a
Purl tunned catioml a panic. Ono
woman wan killed and a number sorl
Tho Northern Pacific bos rcturnod
11,000 lo tho Portland Kike, which wan
to Imvti paid for tho excursion train
Kx-I.loutnnant Oonoral Mile' Iftit
report declares for reduction of cavalry
forc-o and cubitltatlon of automoblloa
And motor cycle.
Governor Talt la to succeed Becrctair
of War Hoot In January.
The boll woevll la doing groat dam
age to the Teiaa cotton crop.
Itusslan ajrgrcMlon In Cores la atlrr
lng tho Japanoee to tho point of war.
Hlch gold flolila havo been discov
ered In Mexico which goes $50,000 to
Japan baa "concluded arrangement
for n loan of (100,000,000 lor mlliUry
Vice Governor Luko K. Wright will
Niicoeod Talt aa governor genoral of tho
Pittsburg la experiencing Intonau
heat. Man)' proatratlona and Hveral
death aro reported.
Colombia haa jloldixl to tho wlahoa
of tho pooplo and will try to rovlvo the
Parian; canal treaty.
Macedonian robela havo sacked
Kreualievo and committed terriblo out
ragej on tho Innabltanta.
Tho Interior department haa made
an additional temporary withdrawal In
the Hurna, Oregon, land district under
the reclamation act.
Major Bcrlven, acting chlof algnal
ofllcor of tho army, haa been Informix
that telegraphic communication ia now
established In all parte of Alaaka ov
erod by to algnal corpa llnaa.
Damp woathor la caualng groat un
eaalnoaa among nop growera.
Thirty people woro Injured In a train
wreck near llloomlngton, III.
Colonel O. 11. fimltli, known In hla
writings aa "Hill Arp," la doad.
II. II. Kohlsaat douloa that ho la to
ntor tho cabinet na M)atmaatergonoral.
An attompt to tie up Chicago restau
rants fallal, not over 10 por cent of
tho employes coming out.
Lou Ollllon hna loworod tho world's
rocosd by trotting a mil i in two inln
utua Hat at Ilt'iulvtlle, Mas.
Tho Hhatnrock has boon remeasured,
but enough ballast has boon removed to
koop tho tlmo nllowunco tho same.
A dlachntgod circus employe in Mas
oacliUHotta oponod tho door of tho mon
key cugos And liberated -10 of tho onl
Proaldont Francis, of tho 1004 fair,
In charted with using that patronage
to gain Domocratlo support in tho pres
fiocrotary Hitchcock has added town
elilp !17 north, rango 85 onst, to tho
Okanogan wlthilrawa- In Eastern Wash
ington, whoro lauds aro being exam
I nod to dotormlno tho dohlrabllity of
putting In a government irrigation ays
torn. Lord Hallebur), ex-promlor of Eng
land, is doad.
Night llromou woro seriously burned
at a Chicago flro.
A cloudburst at Donvsr did consjdor
able darnago to property.
CONSUL IS SLAIN.
American Official In Syria Struck Down
Turkey to buffer.
Washington, Aug. 20, Tho stato de
partment today received a telegram
from Mlnlstor Lolshman At Constanti
nople Announcing that William O.
Magolssen, United Htatoa vice conaul at
Jktlrut, Hyrla, was asasalnatod Hunday
tvbllo riding in a carrlngoj also that
tho porto has bcon called ujwii to mako
nnmnda for the crime. Prompt and
vigorous action, as well, is bolng taken
by tho proaldont and officials hero to no
cure tho punishment of tho persons Im
plicated In tho assassination.
Minister Lolshman, nt Constantino
plo, has been instructed by tho stain
department to domain! a thorough In
vestigation of tho affair, and tho pun
ishment of thoso involved In tho crime,
and the Kuropoan squadron, conalstlng
of threo warships, haa been ordered to
proceed Immediately to Ilolrut to sup
port the demands of tho United Htotes
minister, should this bo found nocos
This (attar moasuro will bo deter
mined upon as a remit of conferences
which havo been hola over thn tele
graph and tolophouo wires between the
official hero during tho day and oven
Ing with the president At Oyater Hat.
Tho lattor felt that no tlmo should bo
lost In dispatching Admiral Cotton's
squadron to Turkish walora, and ho
gave Instructions to Acting bocrotary
Darling that Irnmodlato ordera be given
Admiral Cotton to proceed at once.
Tho prealdent'a determination to lose
no tlmo In getting tho squadron to
Ilelrut wos also due, In part, to Infor
mation received by Acting Bocrotary
Loom la, o( tho atatn department, to
night from tho prcaldent of tho Ameri
can board of mlsalons at Boston, Indi
cating that an attompt haa been mado
to burn the Euphrates college building
at Harpoot. Tiiis dispatch said:
"Information Just received that an
attempt has boon mado to burn tho
Euphrates college buildings, Condi
tions Increasingly alarming. Groat
anxiety felt for tho safoty of American
Acting Hecretary Loomis tonight
cabjod to Mlnlstor Irishman at Con
stantlnoplo to mako Irnmodlato re
mands on tho porta to take adequate
measures for tho protection of all
Americana at Beirut and to provent
any attack on tho collogo bulldlnga.
STORM HITS IOWA
CLOUDBURSTS CAUSE $300,000 LOSS
AT COUNCIL BLUFFS.
I DO YOUR TRADING IN BEND I
VALLOY NOW A LAKO.
lowi Storms Paralyze Railway Traffic
Rivera Rite Very Suddenly.
Council niuflfl. Ia., Aug. SO. Tho
Missouri river valley from Missouri
Valley, 20 miles north, to Pacific Junc
tion, 16 miles south of hero, Is almost
a lako for tho ontlro dlatanco, and of
tho flvo trunk linos running oast fiom
hero, only ono, the Illinois Central, la
able to get a train in or out of tho city.
Two persons lost their livos whllo at
tempting to roscua a number of poisons
from the fair grounds, which woro sud
Threo others aro missing and aro lo
lloved to havo lost thoir lives on tho
flooded fair grounds. Tho flood wai
caused by a sudden rlso In tho Nod
away river1 early today, which sub
morgod tho grounds boforo those hav
Ing charge of tho exhibits know of
thoir danger, part of them bolng
asleep, Tho wator roaohod a depth of
21 foot on tho arounds, and washed
away a number of buildings.
Thn railroads aro tho heaviest suffer
era from the flood. Tho Burlington
oast and south has half a doxen bnd
washouts, and thoir track is under
water at n number of otlior points.
Their brldgo at Malvern was washed en
tirely out, and traffic la badly blocked,
Tho Wnbash road, which runs south,
hns sovoral washouts,
Tho Northwestorn tracks botweon
this city and MUsourl Valley nro nonr
ly nil under water, and no. trains havo
boon run over thorn tndny, Tho Rock
Island railroad hns boon unablo to get
trains further vrost that Atlnntlo, and
tho Mihvaukeo Is blockadod at Noola.
Many FamllUa are Rescued From Tbclr
Homes With Difficulty, and Stocks In
Stores are Damaged Tboutanda of
Dollars Six Inches of Water Pel! in
Council Bluffs, la., Aug. 28. Two
cloudbursts, ono at 0:30 this afternoon
and tho other at 0:30 tonight, have de
stroyed hundreds of thousanda of doll
ars' worth of property 1n this city. I
The storm at 6:30 turned tho streets of '
tho city Into torrents, and hundreds of '
families in tno lower districts of tho!
city woro removed from their homos I
with dlnlculty. Many business bourns I
woro flooded by tho first atorm, and tho
damago to etocka will amount to thous-
The storm at 0:30 raised tho water
higher than tho ono earl lor In tho ovon-'
ing, and many stocks that wore not
touchod by tho first flood havo boon I
badly damaged, eo that the loss In this
city alone is now estimated at nait a
The rainfall hero for the 24 hours
ending at midnight will amount to slxj
Onawa reported 4.57 Inches at noon,
with all streams out of their banks and
rain still falling.
Tho Northwestern railroad la not
running a train in or out of tho city,
and reports washouts between Ida
Grovo and Itattlo Crook, la., and be
tween Maploton and Castana, la. The
Hock Island and Milwaukee aro botn
tied up and not running trains In or
out of this city. Doth roads havo bad
washouts a short distance east of this
Prices Same as
FORUSTS MUSTBO SAVED.
Secretary Wtteea MaktiStreng Address
at Qrcat Convention.
Minneapolis, Aug. 28. At this
morning's seson,of the American For
estry association, Secretary Wilson
spoke briefly to the association. To
night ho addressed a hlshly Interested
Audlcnco. Ho said:
"Tho figures rotating to tho lumber
Industries of this country are astound
Ing. We use 36.000,000,000 feel of
lumber ovcry year for building, .1,000
000,000 feet of timber, 27,000,000 rail
road ties, 3.000,000 fonco posts and 1,
000 000 tole-graph poles.
"Our lumber Interests are worth
(60,000,000 a year; the wood that
farmers cut on thoir wood lots is rati
mated as bolng worth 1 109,000,000 and
tho wood pulp used in manufacturng
paper ia worth 110,000,000.
"I am sorry to say it, but it is a fact
that unless something Is dono right
away, thore will no very fow tracts of
timber Jolt in tho country within 15
years. It may 1m a iittlo longer, but
MONEY SYSTEM FOR CHINA.
Bend Mercantile Company
A. H. GRANT, Manager
Carries a Complete Stock of General
Merchandise suited to the needs of
the Deschutes Valley
Itantstieil Prince Again at Pekln,
Bhanghnl, Aim. 20. Ohlnosn reports
from Pepin assort that tho banlshod
Prlnro Tunn Is thorn incognito, nnd
that ha has had sovoral secret Inter
views with tho dowagor omprosa while
tho omporor was asloop.
France and Russia Would Degln on
vcr llasla and Work Up to Qold.
Paris, Aug. 28. Tho roport of
French commission appointed to con
for with tho Unltod States Monetary
Kxchango Uommleslonera has been do
llvered to Ambassador Porter. It can
tains a note from Foreign Mlnlstor
Dolcasso saying Franco is not prepared
to oxpross binding conclusions until
sho has conEulted with tho powers.
Tho report endorses tho principle of a
gold standard for China and other
Hllvorusing countries, but it points out
that tho plan Is posiiblo only undor
Judicious control of tho colnago by tho
government and tho creation of an ade
quate gold resorvo. It favors a coinage
ratio for tho Orient fixing tho faco
valuo of silver slightly above Its bullion
value, similar to tho American system
in the. Philippines.
Semi-official advices from Russia in
dicate that tho commission nppolntod
by Finamo Minister Wltto has adoptod
a Blmllar conclusion. Tho French and
Russians consider it protorable to estab
lish n uniform eystom In China by be
ginning un a silver basis and nftoiward
raising It to n fixed gold valuo, than to
begin on a gold standard immodlatoly.
Powder Works Wrecked.
Carthago, Mo., Aug. 28. An oxplos
!cn at tho works of tho Indopondent
Powder company, situated four miles
southwoBt of Carthage, on Center crook.
early today, wrecked tho mixing room,
killing threo persona and Inlurlne throe
othors, one fatally.
vK H Ot iM
Groceries, Provisions. Dry Goods, Ladies' and
Gents' Furnishings, Stoves, Tinware, Saddlery,
GENERAL OUTFITING SUPPLIES, ETC.
Cheaper Than Shingles
All Branches of the Trade Handled in
a Business Manner and with due re
gard to the interests of our Cnstomers
Bend Mercantile Company
fa Wmll Strsmt, Bmntf, Ormgwt.
Shaniko Warehouse Co.
Fireproof Building: 90x600
Foot, Fully Equipped for
Storing: and Forwarding
Pelts, Grain, Etc.
Lumber, Wood, Coal,
Plour, Hjay arid Grain
Special Attention Olven to Wool. First
CIos.1 Baling and Oradlng Facilities.
ill Modern Improvements for Handling- Stock
Latest Patern of Stockyards.
FRENCH & CO., BANKERS, Tho Dalles. MOORE DROS.
LORD, The Dalles. D. F. LAUQtlLIN, The Dalles.
CLAIMS ESTIMATED AMD SOLO ESTIMATING A SPEBIALTT
KING, HUNTER & MARSH
Timber Grulsors and Land Locators
SANPORD'S CASH STORE
OAKUIKS A IIIO UNK OP
deneral Merchandise, Groceries, Clothing, Furnishing: Ooods
Call on Him Prices Right.