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THE DALLES, WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1. 1801.
IP MILLION DOLLARS
Nat Is the Size of a Wisconsin
T(, lAlCIS (t THE TAKIFF KILL
ilisUiiK Heat HtKiiojs the Corn
Crop "I i'lirnsnii Discouinijcd
Settlers Moving East.
Net Without rerBiljr mid l)llnmr."
Washington, .July 2H. Tim demo
cratic members of the conference com
mittee on the tariff bill resumed their
session today. All present except
Chairman Voorheea, who i ill. The
indication are there will lie numerous
chantf" in th loan imjiurtiint schedules
as agreed upon tentatively iu the
(oriiK'r eoiili rimce. It is believed thorn
will tin ii oaterlal changes in thu
metal K'lic In ' M. Before the committee
meeting thu president sent for Chuir
wan Wilson unit hold a lung conference
with him. It i generally lielieved aa
between the aenate bill, w ilh such modi
fications u cuu he obtained, mid the
McKiuley law , tho president urn! Wil
son ill accept the fnrnier.
Thu Chine. Not In 1 1.
ViwnKAvt, July 2S. The .luiwin-
government haa issued the fallowing
nfliciul Rtntoiiient :
"in consequence ol severe provocation
three Miiin (if thu Japancae, squadron
were 'oniHilled to engage Die Chinese
fleet off F'ontwo, or Bound IhIiihU. They
captured the Chinese warship Two KiaD
ami sunk the Chinese transport with
soldiers on botird. Unfortunately one of
the largest of the Chinese iron-clad of
tlie Northern fles-t, Chen Yueu, escaped
to Ctiinn and the Chinese torK-do cruiser
II nun Tan e;aied to F'asan, Corea.
The Japuueee wurahipa engaged escad
Cnruegte Haa Kaough.
I.omhis, July "H. Andrew Carnegie,
iu an interview in quoted a saying lie
does not think the United State! now
required protection, which ha claim is
of little uae for revenue pnrpoaea an man
ufactured iii.xirt have fallen io low.
Tit Chinese location today received
a dispatch from Tien Tain saying the
king of Core wa captured liy the Jap-
atieiie Jnly 23d. The Chinese minister
inform an Associated Pres roKrter
that there has been no formal declara
tion of war, and it is hoped a peaceful
settlement will he arranged.
t.-itpd the Fire Only to Drown
Mii.wai rkk. Wis., July 28. Twenty
person are reported drowned in a lake
at I'll illijm in endeavoring to earape
being burned to death by forest Firea.
A public meeting ha been called to take
action toward reliving the unfortunate
citizens of I'hilipa. A liboral renjtonae
will lie made. The name atate of affair
exist at Maladore, Sherry and other
point went of here, hut all Buffered a
great deal low than one year ago from
Chinese Mnldlers Drowned.
Sihnuhai, Jcly 5f8. In addition to
Hugh Mathiemin A. Co. 'a eteamer, Cow
bluing, Hunk hv the Jupaneae cruiier, all
the Chineae troop on board lieing
drowned, the Cliinene Trading Co.'a
ateuiuer, Tooman, alao being uaed aa
traiiHpnrt, bun liecn eutik by a Japaneae
wurHhip. All ateamera of the Chineae
Trailing Co. now here and Chineae
merchant ateamera are ordered to re
mniu here nntil order from Tien Tain.
Knln In Kanaaa and Nanraaka.
1'knvkk, July 2H. Traveler from the
L-.. - t , i j. . .:
nil report wiueaprunu unniruuuuu ui
cro,a in Kan mil and Nebraaka by hot
winda. CWn will have to bo ahlpped
into inuiiy countie in Nebraska to en
able the farmer to live until another
eaaon. The highway are thronged
with diahenrtened aettler, who have
abandoned their home and are moving
unit. No aimilar ace no iiaa I icon wit
nessed since 1873.
Three Thou.aad Left Hemelaaa.l
I'liiixira, Wi., July 28. Three
thousand people have been made home
less by forest tires. Not a building ia
left standing in town, and property val
ued at between $1,600,000 and $2,000,000
haa been awept away. People were has
tily conveyed by train to neighboring
towns. Nothing but a few personal
ellecta were saved. There are confirmed
minors of loss of life.
Ts (.'ansa an the TarllT BUI.
Wahiiinuton, July 28. liepreeenta
tive Springer late thin afternoon cir
culated a rail for a democratic houae
euiieua on tlio tariir for 3 p. in. Tueaday
"ext. The call ia generally signed by
the democrat and the caucus is sun red
II the conferee do not agree.
l:ul lie'. Itrail
Mw sun, Mam., July 24. Jamea
Mulligan of "Mulligan letter" fume died
thia niurniiig. It will be remembered
that he waa the man ho when Cleve-
! land waa miming for president in 1888,
wrote to the l'.ntili nilniater and got
the fainoiiH letter concerning free trade
Hatha aad OlHar. Uranlad aa Appaal.
CitiiAdo, July 28. The American
Uailway I'nion leader have been grant
ed an appeal by Judge Wood to the
United State court of appeal in the
chaueery proceeding in the United
State circuit court. The order leave
the injunction In force and doe not in
terfere with the contempt proceeding
a'ninat Peba and hi aaaoeiatea.
Two Htntlruetlva Ftrca.
WAMiiitii, Wia., July 28. The aaw
mill of the White Hirer Lumber Com
pany at Mniion, burned last night with
40,000,000 feet of lumber.
The Omaha freight train went through
a burned bridge live mile south of here
and fifteen rur were burned. The tire
la now two tnilea aonth of here. Wash
burn ia iu no danger.
Talking; Through III. Hut.
Wabiiinotox, July 28. A member of
the way and meuna committee, who ia
not one of the conferee, atated today
that u strong lentimrnt hna developed
In the houae in favor of recalling the
hotiae eoiiferecH and puaaing the eenate
An ICspirlaa; Outbarai.
Sr. I'ai i., July 2S. At midnight the
Milwaukee freight tranafer train wa
wrecked near Mendota by etrike aym
pathizcru, who aeverely Jionnded the
engineer and lireiuun.
Ohiikohii, Wia., July 2S. A conflagra
tion hae juHt broken out in the lumber
diatrict. The line residence portion of
the citv ia threatened.
Tb Wheat Market.
1'okti.ami, July 28. Wheat un
changed. San Franciaco, new, aeller,
ll'e; Chicago Caah .51 1; September
'Tl. the heme Thing Over Again.
I'tNZA.Nii, July 28. The Brittania
won the race with the Vigilant today,
What n Ternnte Delegate Maid ol the
Feeling; In This Coaatry.
1-o.viH-', July 20. Sir John Lubbock
prealded in the London chamber of com
meree this evening over the meeting of
the city branch of the imperial Federa
tion League. He welcomed the Cana
dian delegates heartily. Col. George C,
Denison, of Toronto, then apoke of the
Importance of maintaining the nnity of
the empire. Canada, he said, was ab
solutely true to Kcgland, and would
resolutely fight against any movement
to annex her to the United States.
Great enmity was felt in the United
States toward Kngland, and only the
better educated and higher classes there
were friendly to great Britain. The
peace, be said was maintained only
through fer of the Britiah navy and a
half-million Canadians. In the event
that France and Iluasia should combine
against Kngland, the United States
would join them. Thia emphasises the
necessity of federation. Canada was
prepared to make great sacrifice for
this, but she expected help from Eng
land. In conclusion, Mr. Denison urged
a system of preferential turlffa between
Great Britain and her colonies. The
motiou of Sir F. Young to appoint a
committee to consider the beat course to
pursue, was carried against some oppo
sition. The Kxpeeted Happens.
Washinoton, Jaly 20. Large and in
dignant delegations from the industrial
armies camped at South Washington ap
plied at the room of the houae commit
tee on labor today, not to urge their
bills, but to plead for asaiatance. The
expected haa happened. Their leaders
have deserted them, and they have
sought congressional aid to return to
the localities whence they had come.
Coxey's men said their leaders had left
them in the lurch yesterday. Kelly's
men averred that their leader had
drifted away several days ago, and that
they did not eipect to nee him again,
while Fry's men said their leader had
probably abandoned them. The men
who were brought from the l'acific coast
by Kelly were particularly indignant,
and expressed a fervid desire to tar and
feather their general. McGann told
theui there was not the slightest chance
of government appropriation for
their return, and sent them to the local
superintendent of charities.
The House tn Caenns.
Washinoton, July 20. A caucus of
the house democrats will probably be
held before tin at action is taken upon
the tariff bill. Holnian of Indiana, thw
chairman of the caucus committee, said
today that the matter of a caucus had
been discussed more or leas by the dero
ocrata during the past 24 hours. It ii
believed that the houae confereea will
inaist strenuously upon the Wilson bill
when they meet in confereni, and that
after several days passed in committee,
another disagreeing report will be made.
Molman thinks that on the same day
such report is made the houae democrats
will meet in caucus and decide upon the
inatructions which will be given to their
conferees. At the caucus, the house
conferees will probably give their indl
vidual views as to the better plan of
settlement, and will speak more freely
than they would otherwise in open
house, llolman thinks It not unlikely
that the instruction of the caucus will
be of such a character as to result at the
conference following in a compromise,
which will be acceptable to both houses.
He added :
"We mast have a tariff bill before we
adjourn. No other course is left to us."
Reeler McNeill Trying to KBTrrt One
With the Union raclfic.
Omaha, July 26. Receiver McNeill
and General Freight Agent Campbell, of
the Oregon Railway & Navigation Com
pany, held a conference with General
Manager Dickinson, of the Union Pacific,
and J. A. Monroe, with a view of mak
a traffic agreement with the overland
along Somen hat similar lines to that
which the Union Pacific had with the
Oregan company before its absorption
by the furmar. After McNeill conclude
his business here, he will go East to
negotiate the sale of receiver' certifi
cates, which the United States court baa
authorized him to issue.
' In the Middle Northwest.
Sr. Paul, July 2(1. A indicated by re
ports from various point in Minnesota,
North and South Dakota and Iowa, today
baa been the hottest day ever recorded
iu the Northwest. Reports from North
ern Iowa say corn is injured beyond the
ower of rain to restore. The situa
tion is better In North Dakota. The
heat was unprecedented in the Twin
Fired on the British Flag.
London, July 30. News that the Kow
Sbung was flying the British flag when
she was sunk is received with great sat
isfaction at the Chinese legation. It is
said Great Britain and Germany will be
bound to notice this breach of neutral
ity. The Asaes end the Thistles.
Washinoton, July 80. The report of
the conference committee on the agri
cultural appropriation bill except as to
the Russian thistle item was agreed to
in the senate today and the conferees
directed to insist upon this amendment.
Will Frotect Hlra No Longer.
Chicaoo, July 30. Mayor Hopkins
said today that unless he i informed
before night w hether the Pullman Com
pany intend to start its works this
week, the troo iu Pullman will lie re
moved within twenty-four hours.
Pohti.anp, July 30. Cornelius Mees,
a Belgian, killed his wife early this
morning with a hatchet while she was
lying in bed. Mees then hanged him
self. The murder was prompted by
A Uallea Man In It.
Portland, July 30. Multnomah
County today ticgan suit against G. B.
Markle, D. F. Sherman and E. B. Mc
Farland, bondsmen of Ex-Sheriff Kelly
to recover four hundred thousand dol
lars. And Vet Another Mtrlke.
Omaha, July 30. All the butchers of
the Swift, Hammond, Cudahay and
Omaha establishment struck for au in
crease of wages today. About 3000 men
Australian Ministry Keslgued.
Sydsiy, July 30. The ministry pre
sided over by Sir George Dibbs ba re
signed. Mr. Ileid, leader of the opposi
tion, has consented to form a new
Bhooklyn, July SO. Jack McAulide,
the prize fighter, was married this
morning to Catharine Rowe, who i
known on the stage a Pearl Intuan.
Tan Agree Oeeaslonally.
Washinoton, July 30. The houae
joint lesolution extending appropria
tions until August 14th has been agreed
to by the senate.
Arm for China.
Minneapolis, July 30. The agents of
the Chinese government shipped four
carloads of rifles from Montreal last
The Wheat Market.
Portland, July 30 Wheat unchanged.
an FVanctsco December, 10I,'g;Cbi-
cigo Cash, .62h September, .54.
1'repnrlng for War.
Bkhlin, July 30. China his ordered
four torpedo boats from German firms.
IT IS A DEADLOCK
Tbe Senate Will Not,
THE BABY REPUBLIC KECOC.XIZEU
The Largest Slock Shipments Chicago
Has Ever Had. Chinese Army
Marching Into Corea.
A Disastrous Storm in New Uampahire.
Manciie'txb, N. H., July 30. Fom
6:30 yesterday afternoon until this
morning thi city wa entirely cut off
from the outside world by telegraph
and telephone, aa a result of the most
disastrous storm that has visited this
section in years. At lake Massabeeic,
four miles from the city, a cyclone
wrecked buildinga, blew down large
tree and destroyed much property.
There were score of pleasure boats on
the lake, and it is feared some did not
reach the shore. Two small steamers
were unroofed and another wrecked.
At Goffstown hail stones as large as wal
nuts fell. As far as learned no lives
were lost, although several persons
were injured seriously.
It's Going to Be a Deadlock.
Washington, July 30. The demo
cratic members of the tariff conference
are still wide apart and will go into full
conference without being wrepared for
concerted democratic action. The house
members declared today that they could
not accept the eenate sugar schedule.
The senate conferees refused to change
the schedule. The republicans seem to
think the deadlock is not likely to be
broken very soon.
China Sending an Army to Corea.
Shanghai, July 30. A large Chinese
army has croseed the northwestern
frontier of Corea and is marching down
the peninsula. A second army is being
No details have been received of a
battle said to have taken place at Asan
between iLe Chinese and Japanese
forces. It is reported that several Chi
nese steamers Lave been captured and
others deetroved at Taku.
Immense Stock Shipments.
Cmt'AiK), July 30. The live stock re
ceipts today were the largest ever
known. Ot hogs there were 00,000;
cattle, 25,000; eheep, 12,000. This
extraordinary movement is attributed to
the failure of the corn crop. Twenty
five hundred men went to work at the
Illinois Steel Company's plant today.
One thousand more will be employed
Keraped from Jail.
PoitTLAND, July 30. Five prisoners,
escaped from the county jail this morn
ing. Three of them have been re
captured. The prisoners were petty
offenders except E. Hollingsworth, who
is charged with counterfeiting. He is
still .at large. The prisoners escaped
through a door left unlocked by the
Conferees Met and Adjourned.
Wasuinoton, July 30. The full con
ference committee on the tariff met
shortly after 11 o'clock this morning and
on the suggestion of Wilson it was de
cided to adjourn to meet at the call of
the chairman. The statement is being
made that the democrats are unable to
agree as yet;
No III Feeling In It.
Washington, July 30. Gozzo Tateno,
the Japanese minister, presented his
recall to President Cleveland today.
There was an exchange of speeehes
which made clear the fact that the min
ister's recall is in no way due to friction
between the two governments.
The Kepnblle Kec.ognlzed.
Wabhinoton, July 30. The president
today sent congress another installment
of the Hawaiian correspondence, the
most important feature of which wss
Minister Willis' recognition of the new
republic as accorded by the provisional
Congratulating the Baby.
Washington, July 30. In the house
today Bou telle presented a resolution
congratulating the people of Hawaii on
the establishment of their republic and
recognizing it as a free and independent
republic. Referred to the committee on
Nothing to Caucus About.
Washington, July 30. Representa
tive Springer is proceeding with his
petition far a home caucus on the tariff.
Springer has not cousulted Speaker
Crisp or Chairman Wilson as to the
caucus and said he did not 'eel called
upon to do so.
Tna CiiKONici.g is prepared to do all
kinds of job printing.
4ap. ttlnfc fine i.f China's Ileal War
Tikn Tms, July 31. A n-ival battle
was fouicht yesterday tiveeu the Chi
nese and Japanese lleet. The Japaneso
sank the Chinese warship ('hen Yuen.
Two large cruiser supposed to te the
vessel built for China by Armstrong,
were captured or destroyed. The Chen
Yuen wa a battleship of 7,400 tons dis
placement, carrying 14,'j.' inch armor
and coinjKjund armor at water line.
Her battery included four 12-inch guns
protected by armored breastworks, nnd
two small Kmpps, eleven Hotchkiss
cannon and tubes for Whitehead tor
pedoes, two 8''4-inch and Cinch Krupp,
and a secondary battery of Hotcbkiss
revolving cannon. Tim Chen Yuen
was built for China at the Stettin works.
She is a sister ship of the Ling Yuen,
and the most powerful ship in the Chi
nese navy, with the exception of the
The buttle was hotly contested, but
the Japanese handled their guns, ships
and torpedoes w ith more skill than the
Chinese. The Chinese fleet engaged
carried nearly one thousand men and a
large number are reported killed or
d row ued. Later dispatches say that
few, if any Chinese engaged in the bat
tle escaped. Two German officers in
command of the Chen Y'uen, are re
ported to have met death with the crew.
China o Mat4h for Japan.
Yokohama, July 31. The following
official statement of the difficulties be
tween China and Japan has been issued
by the Japanese government:
"Japan and China were approaching a
settlement of their difficulties when
China suddenly suggested that Japan
withdraw their lleet from Corea and
give a formal compliance with the
Chinese demands by the 20th, other
wise the whole Chinese force were to
land, and a sea advance upon the part of
China was to be made. The Japanese
regarded this as an ultimatum but acting
upon the advice of friendly powers
agreed to the proposals in principle in
an amended form, at the same time de
claring that if the threatened Chinese
advance was made on the 20th, it would
be regarded as an overt act. It is con
jectured the Japanese commanders were
instructed to be on the watch for Chinese
war ships, and seeing the latter advan
cing July 27th ojiened fire. The Japan
ese do not believe the Kow Shung was
flying the British flag but using the flag
as a ruse.
The Deadlock On.
Washington, July 31. The tariff
deadlock is breaking up. After being
together two hours this afternoon the
house conferees said positively there
would be no agreement this week. One
of the conferees added that concessions
would be made to the bouse. The sen
ate conferees say it stands very much as
it stood all along.
The house conferees insist that if the
bill is reported back ou the lines they
propose it be fouud that there are votes
enough in the tenate to pass it, and urge
the senate couferees to give the bill a
trial on these lines.
Itut They Won't (iet Her.
Pittsbcko, July 31. Judge Weide
man, of the Hawaiian royalist commis
sion, w ho is on iiis way to Washington,
said today in an interview : "We want
to bring about an adjustment of affairs.
Queen Lilioukalani abdicated under pro
test and is waiting for her answer. We
are on our way to Washington to receive
it from President Cleveland. We are
anxious to have the queen restored and
believe we will be successful in our
The House tttlng Backbone.
Washington, J-ily 31. Friends of the
Wilson bill are full of hopes today.
They aHSiired the chairman nnd other
house conferees on the tariff that the
house democrats could now be depended
upon to stand by the house bill, and
Chairman Wilson and his friends are
likely to take a conspicuous part in the
Most Welcome ttaina.
Chicago, July 31. There are heavy
rains today at soma points in Iowa, with
indications of a general relief from the
drouth throughout Iowa, Nebraska,
Kan?a, Missouri and Illinois.
The Wheat Market.
Pokti.anu, July 31. Wheat Yaliey,
80 to 82',;'. Walla Walla, 75. San Fran
cisco Irregular December, 1004'. Chi
cago Cash, 52; September, 53?B.
Highest of all in Leavening
' Tariff Bill Is First.
j WAsiiiM.rtie, July 20. The proceed
ings in the senate during the present
wees- will depend largely upon the con
ferees on tne tariff bill. If they should
reach a conclusion during tho week, as
everyone expects they will, the report
will m made in the senate, that body
having granted the request fjr a confer
ence, and the report will be taken up at
the first opportunity. Whatever the
nature of the report, there is sure to be
more or less debate npon it. Even
should the senate bill be accepted in its
entirety by the house, there will be
some speeehe on the part of the tariff
leaders and possibly other senators,
though in this event there would be a
general disposition to curtail them Wh
in length and number on account of the
desire which is felt in all quarters to
bring the Kssion to a close at the ear
liest date. This disposition 'would be
allowed to control in case the report
should indicate any material concessions
to tho honsc. In case of reductions on
coal, iron ore or sugar, there are
democratic senators who would resist
the report, and another family quarrel
on the floor of the senate would be the
inevitable result. There are also demo
cratic senators who would make
strenuous opposition to material changes
In the metal, woolen and cotton sche
dules, and the republican would in the
latter event be found participating. It
is not probable that Quay will submit
quietly to any important modification
of the metal schedule, nor that Aldrich
would permit changes in the rates on
woolens to be made without entering a
vigorous protest and resulting in the
prolongation of the debate with the end
of forcing a return to the senate rates.
The first day of the week will be given
up to the sundry civil appropriation bill,
which the committee on appropriations
expects to report Monday. This always
arouses more or less debate. The bill
this year will probably prove no excep
tion, and it is likely that two or three
days will be devoted to it unices it
should be sidetracked by the tariff.
With the sundry civil bill disposed of,
the general deficiency bill would be the
only appropriation bill remaining unact
ed npoo by the senate. That has not
yet been considered by the committee
on appropriations but wfli probably be
in shape to be considered by the Ben ate
by the time the sundry civil bill is out
of the way. Four ot the appropriation
bills are in conference and reports upon
these may be expected daring the week,
with the possibility of more or less de
bate on each. If time permits, the
general calendar presents a great variety
of matter for tbo consideration of the
senate. ' " '
At It Thia Afternoon
Washington, July 31. The president
has approved the legislative executive
and judicial appropriation bills.
The railroad strike investigation com
mission met today.
Democratic members of the tariff con
ference committee did not accomplish
anything this morning. Chairman
Voothees, of the senate conferees and
Wilson of the house, were both absent
on account)of illness. When the meeting
adjourned it was understood the confer
ees would get together again at 1 o'clock
A Hplendid Heleetion
Pokti.a.no, Or., July 31. There is a
general impression here that in the
event of a separate receiver being ap
pointed for the Oregon Short Line and
Utah Northern, R. W. Baxter, formerly
superintendent of the Pacific Division of
the Union Pacific, will lie appointed re
ceiver. A Local Strike On.
Hammonh, Ind., July 31. By unani
mous vote the Chicago branch, No. 140,
of the American Railway Union, decided
to call the strike offon the Chicago and
Calumet Terminal Railway. There is
every assurance that all the old men
will be given their old places.
Must Welcome Kains.
Chic ago, July 31. There are heavy
rains today at some points in Iowa,
with indication of general relief from
daouth throughout Iowa, Nebraska,
Kansas, Missouri and Illinois.
The Troops Kemoved.
Chicago. July 31. Mayor Hopkins
wired Governor A ltgeld to recall eight
companies of the First regiment, I. N.
ii. Thia order rewoves threa of the six
companies at Pullman.
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