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THE DALLES, OKKOON, Fill DAY, FKISIlUAItY 17, 1811.
WAVES OVER HAWAII
,b Stars and Stripes Eaiscfl Orer tie
SITATIO- AUOKC THE WHITES
Caltei1 State Treopa Aaelat ! tie
MalnUlnaoc f Or4r.
xaaglaad'a llir wenanlane the -
violent: Oevernnet slsa
tag A-e feet OntriMii
Fnfiwo, Feb. 9. Tbe steam
,j) Australia arrived from Honolulu at
'clock tbii morning. The news she
Ings it of the highest importance,
Os February 1st the Commercial Ad
vertiser announced the following:
"This morning at 8 o'clock the Ha? -(
C United States of America a at ra - I
ver Alliolani hall. The provisional
rjernnieDt, after (nature deliberation
en the tituation for tome days, reached
t'.e concl union that the ttep which hat
aow been taken wat rendered necetaary
It the cirromstancea.
"Incessant agitation on the part of
trtain whites of the class who have al
j been the curie of thit country,
ipWd with the efforts of one English
(4 one or two native papert, to dit-
;dit the government, to block ita
i "arts toward the establishment of
r, and in general to bring it into
i ire pec t and contempt, have been the
( Icf agency in spreading through the
I id i feeling of uneatlneat and dia-
Jetude. It wat thought wiae, there
L-rt), te eecure the direct aaiittance of
tie United Blatea government in the
jratection of property and inaiute
aance of order.
"At 8:30 Captain Wilts arrived at
tbe government building and a few min-
tea later a battalion of tailors from the
United States tteamer Boston, under
J iaatenant Commander Swineburne,
l arched op the street, entered the
founds and drew up In front of the
1 Jlding. Detachment! from three vol-
teer companiet wre drawn up in
a under command of their respective
Ulna. Just before 9 o'clock Lieuteu
i Kuih read in a loud voire the fpl-
1 ng proclamation, and punctually at
9 o'clock, amid the breatbleia expect
tiryof all present, the flag, aaluted by
te troop and by the cannon of the
Tjeton, wat rallied above the tower of
XJliolani ball. .
The following it the proclamation to
t Hawaiian people: "At thit requeat
( the provisional government of the
1 waiiao islands, I hereby, In the same
' "lie United States of America, assume
protection of the Hawaiian islands
he protection of life and property,
i Ibe occupation of the public build
1 and Hawaiian toll, to far at may be
StHaary for the purpose tpecified, but
not Interfering with the administration
of public affairs by the provisional gov
ernment. Thit action it taken pending
aod aubject to negotiation! at Washing
ton. Jon I. Stevens.
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister
Plenipotentiary of the United States.
"United Statet Legation, FVb. 1, 1893,
"Approved and executed by O. C.
YVIltee, captain, U. 8. N., commanding
United States thlp Boston.
"The raising of the flag does not, of
arse, indicate a cession to the United
Uea. The Hawaiian flag ttill floatt in
. yard. The palace, the blirrackt, the
J.. ice station, the custom-house, etc.,
remain in the handt of the government,
Which will be administered at usual."
Croat Britain' Of ting.
The acknowledgment of the represen
Jv of Great Britain wat at follows:
, Bbitish Lcuatiow J
Honolulu, Jan. 19, 1893. J
Vntlemen : The receipt of your com
L nieatlon of the 17th Inst., is aeknowl---d.
together with a copy of the proc
lamation, informing me that for reasons
set forth In said proclamation the Ha
waiian monarchy baa been abrogated,
rnd a provisional government stab
jhed, and whereby you ask me to rec
' ;nlse the said provisional government
t 1 behalf of her Britannic majesty's
t vernment at the existing de facto gov
arnment, and to afford it the moral eup
rort of my government. In reply, I beg
( tay that I recognixe the aaid provis
' mal government at ths existing de facto
vernment pending instructions from
my government. I am gentlemen, your
obedient servant, ,
JtMkt II. Wouinousx,
II. B. M.'t Minister KckiiU-nt.
rca ! Ulatar.
8alkm, Feb. Ormsby, from special
committee, reported a substitute for
house bill 344, requiring railroads to
fence trunk line from Portland to Ash
On the the third reading of the house
billa the following were passed : bri
dan To protect Mongolian pheaaantt in
certain countries; passed.
Wright of Marion To protect game,
fish and wild fowl; pasted.
Brown of Douglas To amend actt fur
protection of salmon; passed.
Wilkine Relating to trespass ea land,
requiring consent of owner to boat or
fish ; passed.
Nickel) To protect Mongolian pheaa
antt In Jackson and Josephine counties;
Durham Amending election law;
passed, 35 U 27.
In the senate the following bills were
passed: Crots Changing the bouad
ariet of Clackamas and Multnomah;
Cross Boundary of Clatsop and Tilla
mook ; passed.
Matlock's bill, appropriating money
for world't fair, special order 11 o'clock ;
passed over veto. Adjourned.
A af Ol'XTAIN OF GOLD.
Jl (.cgMdaf The Gads, 1U DUeovary.
Naw York, Feb. 9. The Times'
tpecinl from Durango, Mexico, tayt:
The Hon. Juan Manuel Floret, governor
of the state of Durango, announces teut
he has discovered what he believes to be
the famous mountain of gold, the legend
of which is a household story in every
part of Mexico. He says that, whether
or not the discovery it that of the lost
mountain, it it ono of the largest and
richest in the ttate of Durango, as has
been demonstrated by explorations of
numerous veins of gold, allot which con
verge into the supposed gold mountain. 1
The governor has not divnlged the lo
cation of hit valuable find, but it I
said to be in the first ange of the Sierra
Madre mountains, within 80 leagues of
Tae riaa Kid (a Troabla.
Chicaoo, Feb. 8. Mifs C. 8. Sickles,
who baa been among the Indians in the
interest of the worlds fair, says of the
Pine Ridge trouble:
"Despite what the telegraphic reports
say to the contrary, the event of a few
dayt ago it only the prelude to an out
break w hich will have far-reaching re
sults. The warriors of Pine"1iidgR are
stealthily and systematically organizing
under tuch men at Red Clond, who,
while keeping their persons far from the
scene of action, are stirring np the feel
ings of their followers with a view to
bringing about bloodshed. At a matter
of fact, the disaffection which resulted
in the rebellion of tan years ago has
never been checked. It was simply
suppressed for the time and it sure to
break out again with added force. The
ghost songs are again being sung as
meant of organixation, and in every
camp is the apparent hostile spirit
which showed itself two years ago
againct every white person."
Mitt Pickles tayt the disaffection it
due in a measure to the dishonesty of
certain officials, against whom tome sen
sational charges will be brought In the
A Ketallatlaa That Maaas Baslncaa.
Ottawa, Ont., Feb., 7. The announce
ment from Washington that Canadian
cattle are to be scheduled by the United
States caused no little excitement among
government foltoweis, who begin to
realize that President Harrison meant
husince in Lis retaliation against Can
ada. It is geuerolly agreed among poli
ticians that it will be only second to the
McKinley bill in the effect on Canada,
for the Washington government has by
this step absolutely placed the Canadian
farmer in a position of most serious ila
advantage. Hemmed In by the tariff
and now deprived of any possibility of
sending bis cattle to hit neureHt market,
for no farmer could afford to bear the
expense if a 90-day quarantine, the
Cadadian agriculturist it indeed in a
miserable plight. The dispatch said it
was decided to quarantine the Canadian
cattle at Buffalo 00 dayt because of
Indlaas Hrrawlasj I'p Th.lr Caaraga.
Pikb Ridoi, 8. I)., Feb. 8. Reports
come in to the agency that strolling
bands of unruly Sioux are making prep
aration! for a racket of tome kind. The
police are watching the camp near the
scene of the murders, where the In
dians are making medicine and singing
war tongs. The hos tiles number 200.
They are hemmed In by a well-armed
cordon of police.
U. S. VAULTS EMPTY.
New Tort Bants Otlieed to Coins Iq ttic
Relief oftne GoTernmcnL-
A ' VEIN SERIOUS SITUATION
Drala ef American Cold to Europe Ex
binsted tbe Resources.
THtj aaRr Baa wbli kbpt.
AgTeaaaaatt hT F.r.I,. Bauk.rt T.dar
rat tka ahlpaaat ef Gold aait Sat
rdar atlaer tt.ntloa.
Nxw Yoac, Feb. 8. A local paper in
the morning will tay that the United
Statet treasury it practically empty of
gold and the New York banks areobliged
to come to the relief of the government.
It is a serious situation that confronts
the secretary of the treasury and tbe
financiers of the country. The drain of
American gold coin to Europe hat at
laNt exhausted the resources of the gov
ernment, and private stores in the vaults
of the banks are drawn upon to tide over
the emergency. The secret has been
well kept, but of the 13,500,000 in Amer
ran gold that wat shipped to Europe iust
Saturday $2,000,000 was loaned to the
tubtreasurr by the banks of this city.
The entire supply of gold in tbe vaults
of the United States treasury today is
reduced to f 108,176,938. Of this only
(9,170.933 it free gold; the remainder,
1100,000,000, must be by law held in the
treasury for the redemption of a like
amount of legal tender notes which have
been issued against it. Nor hat the
drain of gold stopped. There were sgree
mentt by foreign bunkers today for the
shipment of 13.000,000 in gold next Sat
urday. Other shipments will probably
be heard from tomorrow and it is the
impression in Wall street today that
thit weekt exports whl reach about f5,
000.000. This would leave ouly a little
over $3,000,000 of free gold in the treas
ury, probably hardly sufficient for a sin
gle week's supply. Since Monday the
actual short stetliog rates of exchange
have been up from 4.87.t to f 4.83, lest
commission. George G. Williams, pres
ident of the New York Clearing-house
sssociation, and also president of the
Chemical National bank, spent a great
deal of time yesterday arranging for a
further loan of gold to the treasury de
partment. He went to several banks
and appealed that for the public good
they should join in contributing of their
gold reserves enough to keep up the sup
ply of free gold in the treasury to meet
all demands until steps can be taken to
otherwise meet tbe emergency. It is
understood that the appeals were sue
cessful in all instances. Four banks
had already advanced $2,000,000 of gold
last Friday to help meet the demands
for Saturday's exports.
Ia l.aspa And Otliera Convicted af
Paris, Feb. 9. Panama sentences
have just been delivered, as follows:
Ferdinand de Isfeps, five years' im
prisonment and 5000 francs fine; Char
les de I-eswps, fine years and 3000 francs ;
Fontane and Cottu, two years and 3000
francs each ; Eiffel, two years and 20,000
The sentences have caused a profound
sensation, especially that of Ferdinand
do Lessps. The judgement finds them
guilty of swindling and a breach of trust.
Cincinnati, Feb. 9. The llold.n
hotel, at 2V Went Fifth street, was
completely gutted by fire early this
morning, and four ront were burned
to dent h. A number of persons were
pticked In the building, which was very
lurge, and several families of Polish
Jews had rooms there. The dead are
Fred Detxel. waiter : Alln-rt (iraw, yurd-
mat: ; Joseph Mains, and a waiter
named iiottleii). wraw warned thorn
mates of the hotel, but was unable to
escape himself, and was burned to death.
It Is estimated that visitors from
abroad to the world's fair will bring
$300,000,000 to this country during the
present year, and at leaht $l(i0,000.000
alii be kept at home by Americans riot
going abroad. The profits of theeipo
eition to the people of the United States
will therefore be $400,000,000, or about
$5 per capita directly added to the cir
culating medium. The effect of this
addition to the cash assets of the nation
cannot fail to make itself felt on the
biiiinest of the country, and the effect
will be beneficial. -
ai.iu, Fob. 10. The house wnt open
ed with prayer by Rev. Mr. Brown, of
Cooper't bill No. 100, to elect road
supervisors, was taken up; an amend
ment excepting Klamath, I-ake and
biiion counties from its provisions was
lost, and the bill passed.
Northup Bill to fix 12 o'clock noon as
the hour for the meeting of the legisla
ture on the first day of the biennial ses
Senate bill 21, the world't fair bill,
with the veto message, was made the
special order for next Monday at 1 :30 p.
The speaker rose to a question of pri
vilege In regard to certain charges on
his course in the passage of house bill
No. 1, for a fute factory.
TUIBD BtADINOOr HOC6B BILLS.
Paxton To amend the code as to
trials in equity; passed.
Nickell Relating to killing game out
of season ; passed.
. Tbe house concurred in senate amend
ments to the boute pilotage bill, provid
ing that a majority of the commissioner!
shall reside at Astoria.
Myers To enable port of Portland to
lery a special tax ; possed.
Maloney Relating to sheriff's fee! for
collecting taxes in certain counties;
Cross Fixing salaries of county
Campbell Columbia river pilotage;
Myers For tbe protection, of game ;
Woodard introduced a resolution rec
ommending the employment of convicts
on public roads, etc. , laid on tbe table.
Watar sUrack at tha Depth af BOO Feat
aa tha Colorado DaaeM.
We learn from T. B. Wilkinson, agent
ot the Southern Pacific railroad at this
place, tayt the Yuma (A. T.) Sentinel,
that success hat at last crowned the ef
forts of the company to obtain artesian
water on tbe desert. On Tneeday last,
when the great well at Walker's station,
106 milet wett of Yuma, had reached a
depth of 500 feet, a bountiful stream of
excellent water wat ttruck, which in
stantly rose four feet above the surface
and ran off down the desert as freely as
if it had always done so. Such was the
flow of water that the company was
obliged at once to protect lis road bed
from being washed away. Passengers
passing by yesterday and the day before
say that the stream filled a good-sized
irrigation ditch. The water it clear,
cold and excellent for drinking and cook-
Engineer W. B. Story, jr., and other
officials of the company consider this aa
one of the most promising and valuable
discoveries of the company for years, as
it settles the question as to securing
artesian water irrigation and other pur
poses on the great desert adjacent to In-
dio and Salton. It also confirms the
opinion of a gentleman who wat in
Yuma two yeart ago, who had been con
nected with the artesian well system of
the English government in India for
thirteen years, and who said:
"I im confident that an abundant
supply of artesian water can be had at
almost any point In the Salton desert or
In the section lying adjacent to Yuma,
and you will not have to bore 1,000 feet
to get it."
The Walters well la eight feet In dia
meter, and the water rises from three to
four feet above the surface. The com
pany will not prosecute the work on its
proposed wells in other sections. If it
proves that good water can be had in
other sections of the desert, it will put
tlua ditch and canal builders on their
mettle to compete with this supply of
water for irrigation purposes.
Cholera Uerms KerWlrylnf.
IjMDOif, Feb. 12. From St. Peters
burg comes the news that ten persons
have died of cholera. With the ccssa
tion of frost the Marseilles people are
trying hard to cover np their deud and
to quiet the fear of the living. But the
wont of all, as directly affecting Amer
ica, is the news from Hamburg. In the
suburb of Altona a prisoner in jail has
just died, and five other cases are being
clooely watched. The port of Hamburg
Itself Is allowed to escape. On board
the steamers K.cso and Australia four
sailors were stricken with the disease.
The weather is moderating all over the
continent, and the warm sunshine is
bringing back to life the cholera germs.
Meanwhile, Vienna is sending Invita
tions to all the nations to an interna
tional health congress to formulate
some plan of fighting the common foe.
In England, Southampton It begging
parliament to vote money to keep up the
ENGLAND IS OBJECTING
The Presence of Oar Troops Mates
Joqii EcU Kiel
LETTER FROM BRITISH MINISTER
Atkins. Why the Kara! Ft ret ie Still
Present ea Sbere.
CHAKUK Of TRlATf VIOLATION
raaaeefota Protest and Bay They Will
ot Sit Idly by aad Bee This Go,
erament Aeannaa Control.
Homoi.ulo, Feb. 1. The mere pres
ence of sailors from the Boston, now
that peace it restored and business Is
going on smoothly, is a thorn in the
flesh of the native, likewise the mem
bers of the diplomatic corps. There is a
clause in the treaty entered into by the
United States, Ureat Britain and France
relative to the landing of armed forces
by either of these powers. Twice the
British minister resident has called
upon President Dole in relation to the
matter, and both times he was assured
that the force would soon go aboard the
cruiser. This was more than a week
ago. The troops are still here, and the
following letter on the subject has been
received by President Dole :
British Legation, )
Honolulu, Jan. 30, 18)3.(
Sib: On two occasions, when I had
an interview with your excellency, I
called your attention to the continued
presence on shore of a naval force from
tbe United States thip Boston, and I
understood your excellency to tay that
it would thortly return to that vessel.
It hat not, however, yet done to. I see
in the newspapers that the Hawaiian
provisional government has a regular
force of 103 men and officers, beside
three volunteer companies and a large
body of police force. I should think
this force more than sufficient to main
tain law and order and to protect life
and property, and I am, therefore, con
strained to again ask your excellency
why this foreign force is not recalled.
Your obedient servant,
Jamks Hay Woochoisb,
II. B. M. Minister Resident.
To Honorable 8. B. Dole, President
Hawaiian Provisional Government.
The relations between President Dole
and the British minister resident are the
General Reduction Made.
St Paul, Feb. 12. The new westbound
tariff, formulated at the railroad con
ference here, wat given out today'. It
changes entirely the complexion of
transcontinental rates. The new rates
will go into effect February 15. The
tariff it issued jointly by tho Union
Pacific, the Northern Pacific and the
Great Northern, and covers the entire
territory penetrated by these systems,
west from Chicago to the Pacific coast.
"I regard the Royal
best manufactured and in
, afMbVr if
from the Agricultural f'ollrge.
Couvai.i.ih, Feb. 10. Special. This
part of Webfoot has been dressed In
white for almoxt two fnll weeks. We
have been favored with a fresh fall of
snow nearly every day since the 2."th of
January. A very few people have en
joyed themselves sleigh-riding. Many
young people have tried coasting where
they could find a suitable hill. Some
hnve gone three miles to obtain the
precious privilege of slidingdown hill on
the snow. School children spend con
siderable time manufacturing those val
uable articles known as snowballs.
Friday, Feb. 10th, is the date set for
the great literary contest between the
Ciceronian and Websterian societies ot
the O. A. C. Sixteen persons, eight
from each society, will compete for the
prize. Senator H. E. McGinn and Rep
resentatives W. R. King and B. F.
Nichols are the judges who will award
the handsome gold medal to the winner.
During the past week a number of
members of our legislature have visited
the agricultural college. As it was not
convenient for onr visitors to tee ns any2
other time, recitations went on at the
college last Saturday about the same aa
on a regular school day.
Tbe Y. M. C. A. convention will be
held at Corvallis February 24lh, 25th
An exhibition of athletical training
will be given about the same time by
the O. A. C. Association.
Students manifest much interest in
'these contests. Bcnciiobass.
The Caere, le Lock. V
Portland, Or., Feb. 13. United
States Engineer Handbnry went up to
the Cascade locks last Saturday to turn
the construction plant over to J. G. Day,
sr., who has the contract for completing
the work. As there was four feet of
snow on the ground no more traveling
about was. done than was absolutely
necessary. The plant is as complete
and perfect as could tie provided, and
everything is in order for proceeding
with the work to the best advantage.
As soon as the weather permits, Messrs.
Day Bros, will complete arrangements
for going ahead with the apparatus and
earning all the money congress appro
priates. They are now having the gran
ite necessary cut at their quarries in,
Bank Kobbery Trial.
Ellknsburoii, Wash., Feb. 9. The
jury in the case of Tom Kiniie, on trial
for robbing the Roslyn bank, ia still out,
since 8 last night. The case of George
Zachery, third defendant, was dismissed
this morning, on motion of the prose
A Financial I'aale Threaten tha Isth
mus. Manaoua, Feb. 10. A financial crisis
Is imminent in this republic. In refer
ence to thit trouble the newspaper El
Comercia, of Leona, says : "For reasons
yet unknown the bank of Nicaragua
closed ita agencies at Rivas, Masay and
Chinendiga, and will also shortly close
tha branches at Grey town and Mata
gulpa and go Into liquidation, refunding
to the shareholders their capital." The
same paper is also responsible for the
statement that as soon aa tho agencies
were closed the exchange of notes ceased,
occasioning serious loss to holders, who
were compelled to dispone of them at a
discount to brokers.
Baking Powder as the
"Cmmm Stint in iht MeuuAoU.