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THE DALLES, WASCO COUNTY OREGON, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1891.
A DELIBERATE SUICIDE
Set Her Clothing on Fire and
Ilnraed to Death.
GAVE NO CAUSE FOR THE RASH ACT
Train Hohuera Hlghtedrrleat'a Mar
derar oofeee--Iead Kobber
Hall I'layere Habhed.
ilLKHK, Ark.. Nov. 12. The wife of T
K. Breckinridge got op yesterday inorn
ing, took bnnch ol newspapers, get
them on fire, and walking out into the
back yard, delilierately aet her clothing
on lire and burned herself to death. She
save no runse tor her rash act. The
family huti recently come to Arkausa
from Travis -anty, Texas.
Iiti tood la Kn gland.
London, Nov 13. Much damage hai
been done In the flooded district and
tome uvea nave ueen lost, raaseneers
If i ft 1 ... w
who crossed the channel daring the
storin aescrinea toe voyage ai an awini
experience, in I'orBotr-mre anu homer
sotshire the heaviest nootli in years nave
been experienced, and at ISatn, Hon
et. the water was breast u!ku in nm-.
of the streets. In other places the peo
ple were so aiuriueu iy me rising waters
that they sought refuse in the attic or
nnou ruirn crounu. i-eopie iiau to lie
rcscueu ny uoata irom me winuows oi
... . . ...1 .
the upper stories of houHes. Others
wore ia nv noats me same war. ite
rpnt ralea are renorted all alnnir the
counts and throughout France.
Mra. Harnee Mtlll Conteaalng.
San Berxardixo, Cat., Nov. 13. Mrs.
Mary Barnes, accused with Thomas
Halter of attempting to poison her hut-
hand, is still snpplemeuting her confes
sions. Unable to sleep Friday night,
she arose at midnight and in the quiet
of her cell she wrote till morning, giving
full history of the case, admitting that
Barnes was being poisoned by arsenic.
Kite also says that Halter wanted to shoot
j 1 1 1 i , iu, pud iviurvM ftv miui At.
confession Is now in tiie possession of
the district attorney. Salter refases to
say anything in regard to his connection
with the crime or the confessions of Mrs,
A vara Know Storm Hasina.
It. Pkterhbuuo, Nov. 13, The body
of the late czar arrived at 10 o'clock this
morning. Preceding, the ceremony of
removing the body from Nicholas sta
tion to the fortress, three guns were
fired. The procession, owing to a heavy
suow storm, had to move through deep
In a proclamation to the people of Fin'
land, the Russian emperor says he will
maintain the religion and fundamental
law of the country, and the rights and
privileges of every class.
The czar has appointed the Prince of
Wales honorary colonel of the Kieffreg
intent of dragoons.
Jlohbere Did Mot Oat Much.
St. Louis, Nov. 13. According to re
ports to .Superintendent Simpson, of
Wells Fargo Express Company, the sum
total so the booty obtained by the rob
bers who held np the St. Louis & San
Francisco train, near Monott.Mo., was
'-'15. Meraencor A. M. Chapman is a
brother of the messenger killed in de
fense of his car a year or two ago. He
was himself also held up at Red Fork, I.
T., last June, but saved all the. money
The Iaad Bank Kolibar.
Slina, Kan., Nov. 13. The bank
robber shot here yesterday by bis pals,
after he had been grieviously wounded
by the cashier of the bank robbed, was
found to have on his person $1,600 booty.
A letter was also found upon him ad
dressed to Stephen McKee, 002 Hickory
tlreet, St. Joseph, Mo. The gang is sup
posed to have been the same which
robbed the Fort Scott bank in Septem
ber. Thoir haunts are in the Blue hills
of Osborne county.
Two Boy Marderera.
Larked, Kan., Nov. 13. Harvey and
Arnold, aged 17 and 10, murderers of
Mayor Marsh, of Kinsley, pleaded guilty
today of murder in the first dogree. Tbe
entence imposed by Judge Van divert
was imprisonment in the penitentiary
until the governor shall decide they will
he hanged. Tbe boys were taken on
the o'clock train for Leavenworth by
Bherifr Heath, but not nntil mob had
gathered and threatened lynching.
football 1'larers Itobhad.
Amhf.hht, Mass., Nov. 13. While
Iartmonth and Amherst wore playing
football on Pratt field, Saturday, sneak
thieves were at work in the dressing
rooms where the players had left their
clothing. 1 nomas, sulwtiliite end on
the Amherst team, whs robbed of a
diamond ring valued at f 125 and 1 180 in
money. Tyler, right tuckle, also an
Ainheist umn, lout a ring. Several rob
beries occurred about town during the
The ( hum Lo.
HikuMiiMA, Nov. 13. Field Marshal
Vamagata's report, dated Klu-Lien-Chang,
November 10th, says there are
no Chinese troops in that vicinity. He
adds the Iobscs of the Chinese in that
neighborhood are not fully known, but
the bodies of over 500 Chinese soldiers
have been bariod by the Japanese.
groat tinmber of bodies of Chinese were
fonnd in the Aika river.
A Japaneae Woajiaa strangled.
Denver, Nov. 13. Kiku Oyama,
Japanese girl of ill-repute, was strangled
to death early this morning in a houBe
on Market street, in the same manner as
Lena Tapper and Marie Contassolt were
recently murdered in the same neighbor
hood. She apparently had been robbed
There is no clue to the strangler, and ex
citement among tbe women of that class
is very great.
Firm af Hroker Aaalgn.
New i ore, Nov. 13. Charles B
Caldwell and William It. Banker, com
prising the firm of Caldwell & Banker
brokers, assigned today to Stephen W
Knevals, without preference.
Knevals says the liabilities will not
reach f 50,000. The failure was caused
by the stringency in the money market,
All the creditors, he says, will be paid
Tha Trane-Mlaalaaljipl Congreae,
Sacramento, Nov. 13. The governor
has appointed tbe following delegates to
the trans-Mississippi commercial con
gress : W. VV. Davis, Santa Kosa ; Gen
eral A. Pippy, San Francisco; David
Lubin, Sacramento; E. S. Heller, San
Francisco; A. P. Koach, Watsonville
William Johnston, Courtland, and
Miles, Los Angeles.
A War.hlp for Japan.
Valparaiso, Chili, Nov. 13. The war
ship Esmeralda, which has been pur
chased by Japun from Chili, is in the
drydock here being cleaned. She will
have her trial trip next Thursday, and
will sail for Yokohama uext week, call
ing at one port in Eucador on ber way,
The captain of the Esmeralda la Senor
fire at Vallrjo, Cat.
Nallejo, Cai., Nov. 13. Fire started
this morning at the Good Templars
Home in a bay barn containing about 00
tons of bay. The fire is still burning
nd there is ho way to put it out on
account of a scarcity of water. No dam
age is apprehended to the other buildings
unless tbe wind changes to the north.
Earthquake la Bolivia.
Lapax, Nov. 13. There have been
violent shocks of earthquake along the
coast of Chili and this country. One
hundred people have been killed by the
seismitic disturbances within a radius of
40 miles from this city. The cathedral
here has been rendered unsafe and one
tower was thrown down.
Tha Story Denied.
Montreal, Nov. 14. The report
brougiit from China by tbe steamship
Peru, that before leaving Hong Kong
the steamship Empress of China signi
tied a readiness to ship to Japan guns
from storehouses of the Canadian Pacific
Railway Company, is absolutely denied
by the officials of tbe Candian Pacific.
Ha Murdered a lrlet.
Toulon, Nov. 13. A Frenchman
named Eugene has been arrested,
charged with having murdered and
robbed a priest in a London lodging-
bouse. He was Impersonating the priest
when arrested. The body of the priest
was found hanging to the bedpost.
ugene has confessed.
Tha Popa Will Rot Interfere.
Home, Nov. 14. The pjpe has been
again requefllea to conuemn certain
workingmen associations in the United
States, but he refuses to interfere in the
matter further than to make a reference
to the associations complained of in his
coming encyclical letter.
Adjoaraed Till Wednesday.
Liverpool, Nov. 13. The argument
upon the order of winding np the affairs
of the Beaver Line Steamship Company,
Canada, was adjourned till Wednesday
in order for the liquidator appointed in
Canada to be represented.
Tha Storthing BUaetlaaa.
Christiana, Norway, Nov. 13. Re
turns from tue storming elections are
complete, except in the case of two
eats. The rights and moderates have
elected 03 members, the lefts 60.
There seem to be enough trainrobbers
throughout the country to hold con
vention and nominate a ticket. Indian-
KILLED BY NEGROES
Son of a Congressman the
ROW BETWEEN WHITES AND BLACKS
California Tow a Terrarlard by a flanf
n! Tramp. A. IN A. LoilR-e Attached
Kluaiietiitow.v, Ky., Nov. 14. The
first fruit of the republican victory in
this congressional district was tbe
murder of Blake Robertson, the 18-year
old son of A. S. Robertson, formerly con
gressman. Last night about 200 negroes
and a few white men gathered in the
lower part of town and formed a proces
sion. There was a dispute as to w hether
the whites or blacks should march first.
In consequence only one' white man
paraded. Marshal Neighbors started to
examine the negroes' guns, which were
loaded. George Wilson fired at him.
The bullet passed through bis coat and
lodged in the stomach of Robertson.
Neighbors then shot Wilson in the arm.
In Judge English's court this morning
Marshal Neighbors tried to kill Wilson,
but was prevented Neighbors is in
jail. The negroes are greatly excited.
They Kobbed the Faaeeng-er..
Kansas City, Nov. 14. The Missouri,
Kansas & Texas train, No. 12, held np
near Muskegee last night, has arrived
here. The two Wagner cars look as if
tiiey had been through a battle. Tbe
bandits intimidated the passengers by
firing through tbe windows. Tbe rob
bers secured over $5,000 and about 40
watches and other articles of jewelry.
Tbe conductor and train conductor were
relieved of a little over $40 each. The
express car was being protected by four
armed guards when stopped, and they
opened fire at once, driving the bandits
back. Tbe robbers consulted a tew mo
ments and withdrew to the rear of the
train. Tbe train crew thought they
were well rid of tbe robbers wben the
firing began on the Wagner cars.
Storm la Eng-land Still Itaflna.
London, Nov. 14. The storm con
tinues in tbe channel and throughout
England. A Norwegian ship has been
driven ashore near Dover. The captain
and several seamen were drowned while
trying to land in one of tbe ship's boats.
Tiie reet of the crew were rescued by
means of a rocket apparatus in the pres
ence of thousands of excited spectators.
The rivers Avon and Sour have been
overflowed and in Devonshire many
inhabitants have sought refuge on the
housetops. A large number of rattle
and sheep have been drowned. Traffic
in tbe valley is suspended. The Thames
bag risen four feet at Richmond. All
channel traffic has been stopped to and
from Folkestone. At Bourremoutb
thousands of tons of tbe cliff have been
washed into the sea. At Dover a great
part of the pier was carried away and
this afternoon tbe gale is so severe at
Portsmouth that all communication
with tbe warships at Spithead has
Vandal. Ueatroy fruit Treea.
VACAVILLE, (Jttl., AOV. 14. ADOUt a
month ago anonymous notices were re'
ceived by prominent fruit men -in this
valley warning them to discharge all
Chinese help, otherwise their trees would
be cut down and their property burned.
Thursday last some unknown persons
cut down about 250 peach and prune
trees on W. B. Parker's ranch and a
number on the Wilson place. The city
trustees have offered a reward of $500 for
the arrest and conviction of tbe vandals,
but no arrests have been made.
Bit tea My Sarace Bulldog..
.Sacramento, Cai., Nov. 14. Three
bulldogs entered tbe store of William
Mayer, a locksmith, in this city, this
morning, and attempted to kill his pet
cat. Mayer rushed to the cat's rescue,
when the dogs savagely turned on him,
biting him seriously in a dozen places.
Three or four men on the sidewalk called
the dogs, and all then disappeared. Tbe
matter is now in tbe hands of the police.
Aa A. f. A. Lodge Attacked.
San Francisco, Nov. 14. A party of
about 60 persons, representing various
lodges of the A. P. A., were attacked by
crowd at Vallejo about midnight Mon
day, while on the way to a tug to return
to this city. The party reached the tug
when the assault wsa recommenced,
tones and other missiles being thrown.
As the tug moved away revolvers were
fired and the bullets flew thick and fast
until the tug was out of range, but for
tunately no one was hurt.
All Heady for tha RevolaUea.
Busnos Ayres, Nov. 14. The rebel
admiral, Mello, says if President Peixoto
i given command of the Brazilian army
after tn inauguration of President
I Moras he will fa-or continuing the revo
' lotion. The revolutionists are in better
i. . .. :.. i .i
Bunfc vi uiiiuriy nuw man rver. lQ
ports from all over Brazil report the
people favor revolt.
Montevideo, Nov. 14. Advices from
Rio Grande de Sol say that the Brazil
ian rebel chief Salgado was defeated at
Lima in a battle lasting nine ' hours.
The government loss is stated to be 181
killed and rebel lots 63. Some of the
rebels captured by the government
troops were shot, while the government
soldiers raptured by the rebels were
given the option of death or enlisting
under the rebel flag. All decided to en
list. Kaealan Odlelal. to Ke.lgn.
Berlin, Nov. 14. The Cologne Ga
zette's St. Petersburg correspondent
says Foreign Minister Giers, General
Vannoveky, minister of war; General
Gonrko, military governor of Warsaw,
and the military governors of Moscow
and Vilna will shortly tender their res
ignations to the czar. The correspond
ent also says it is expected the czarina
will accompany her father, King Chris
tian, to Denmark, after the obsequies of
Until tbe funeral takes place two re
quiem service: will be held daily, one at
11 o'clock in the morning, at which tbe
czar alone will be present, and the other
at o'clock in tbe evening, at which the
entire imperial family will attend.
Tona Terror I aed by Tramp.
Pahadexa, Cai., Nov. 14. A gang of
tramps raided the little town of Aznsa,
about 15 miles east of this place, and
terrorized the people. The tramps took
possession of all tbe saloons and burglar
ized various business houses. They car
ried away much stock from the saloons,
though the amount of beauty obtained
is not known. Tbe gang succeeded in
getting away from the place unmolested
and scattered, but officers are on their
HI Kealgnatlon Aeeepted.
Berlin, Nev. 14. The Emperor Wil
liam has accepted the resignation of Dr.
Herman von Schelling, Prussian minis
ter ot justice, and appointed Dr. Schon
stedt, formerly president of Celle court
of appeals, his successor. Dr. Scbon
stedt is a Catholic of unknown political
views. Dr. von Schelling has been dec
orated with the grand cross of the order
of the Red Eagle, set with brilliants.
Little Child Badly Healded.
McMinnville, Vov. 14. Yesterday,
while the wife of John Linn, a painter,
was engaged in her week's washing, her
19-tnonth-old child in some manner
crawled npon and fell into a Tub of boil
ing water which was on the floor. The
skin all pealed off the little sufferer's
body, and, although the child is alive
this morning, tha doctor savs it is im
possible for it to survive.
McKane'e riafe Fonnd Kntpty.
Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 15. The safe
of John Y. McKane, ex-boss of Graves
end, was opened this morning, and to
the great surprise and consternation of
all, was found empty. The Brooklyn
authorities expected to find books and
papers showing exclusively whether
McKane was behind in his accounts
with the townj
New York'a Hone Show.
New York, Nov. 15. For fine horses
and beautiful women the present horse
show eclipses anything ever held before.
Attendance continues large, and from a
financial point the show is more than
successlul. In the judging today second
prizes for hackney mares were awarded
to the entries of Hastings of Deer Park,
Canada, and Stephenson of Quebec.
A t hine Apology.
Shakuaai, Nov. 14. In accordance
with the demand of the British govern
ment the forts at Takn this morning sa
luted the British steamship Chung
King, which was boarded by Chinese
soldiers last August. Tbe Chinese gov
ernment will also degrade the taotai,
Sheng, who is responsible for the out
rage, and will apologize.
Meeting of Social!.
Berlin, Nov. 15. At a meeting of so
cialists last evening, Herr Beize, who
was chairman of tbe Berlin delegation
to the recent socialist congress at Frank
fort, made his report, and in a speech
sharply criticized tbe practice of ap
pointing to offices in the socialist party
men totally ignorant of the principles of
Far aa Australian Fedaratloa.
Sydnet, N. S. W., Nov. 14. The as
sembly today adopted a motion setting
forth that it is desirable that negotia
tions looking to an Australian federa
tion shall be resumed.
V en eral Morea installed.
Rio De Janeiro, Nov. 15. General
Morcas was formally Installed today as
president of Brazil.
TIIE OFFER RESENTED
Japan Does Not Like Eng
THE NEWSPAPERS ARE INDIGNANT
Government at Blueflelda Ha Ke.tored
l'eaea Emperor Addressee. Hla lte
rrnlta Ciar'e Funeral.
Yokohama, Nov. 15. Newspapers
here resent Great Britain's offer of in
tervention, which they regard aa en
tirely a movement in behalf of China.
They add that Great Britain's influence
in the East is in jeopardy in this offer,
which wounds the Japanese feeling.
Tbe newspapers say the defenses of Port
Arthur are reported stronger on the
lana side than on the sea front. Fully
100 guns are said to be In position. The
Japanese expect if the Chinese make
any defence the assault will be bloody.
Chine Claim Several Victoria.
Tien-Tsin, Nov. 15. Chinese reports
from Port Arthur say the Japanese have
not yet captured Talien-VVan. Two
forts there are still holding out, and in
spite of desperate fighting the assaults
of the enemy have been repulsed. From
the same source it is stated the Japanese
are far from Port Arthur, whose de
fenses have been greatly strengthened,
and it is likely the place will offer a de
termined resistance. It is also reported
a portion of General Sung's army has
recaptured Kin-Chow, and the Japanese
have been driven out of Montien, on the
road to Peking, by the Chinese, who
afterward pursued them several miles.
Canadian Cattle deluded.
Dundee, Nov. 15. Sir Charles Tup
per, in an address to farmers, said today :
"It makes no difference how clearly it
might be proven that contagious pleuro
pneumonia did not exist among cattle
in Canada, it is a foregone conclusion
that the British government would ex
clude Canada cattle. This prohibition
is chiefly due to the connection of Chap
lin, formerly president of the board, of
agriculture, with the agricultural so
ciety." Resolutions were passed de
claring that the agitat:on against the
action of the government in excluding
Canadian cattle would continue un
abated. England'a Flood Growing Wor.
London, Nov. 15. The stormy weath
er and floods continue all over the south
part of England. Tbe loss ot life and
damage to property is increasing greatly.
At Bath, Somersetshire, the River Avon
has reached the highest point of tbe
century. Thousands are homeless, and
are being fed by the authorities. Dis
patches from Dover say a gale is blowing
with renewed violence. Several ships
have been washed ashore. Floods in
Sussex are increasing. Many houses at
W indsor and at Eton have been flooded.
At Worthing, Sussex the bodies of seven
drowned sailors have been washed
Emperor William to tha ltecrulta.
. Berlin, Nov. 15. In the lustgarteh
today the emperor administered the
oath of allegiance to some new recruits,
and in bis address, said : "I greet you
as my soldiers. To be good soldiers you
must be good Christians. You will
have to guard and fight for wcllfure of
the fatherland, and always remember
that the colors before yon must never be
insulted. Obey the oath you have taken
and be courageous, despising death."
BaptUt Congreas Elert Olttcera.
Detroit, Nov. 15. The general com
mittee of the Baptist congress elected Dr.
Jaunders, of New Ifork, chairman, and
reelected Secretary Rauschenbnech.
Tbe subject of this morning's session
was "The Interpretation of the Old
Testament as Affected by Modern Schol
arship." Coreaua Joining tha Rebel.
Chemulpo, Nov. 15. Corean govern
ment officials who have a pro-Japanese
leaning are preparing a constitution
which will be promulgated In 1805.
Numbers of Corean soldiers sent against
the Tong links have joined the rebels.
The country south of Seoul is in a stat
of great turmoil.
Highest of all in Leavening Tower.
Some advertisements do have that
tendency. So do some people, and
rome books. Nevertheless bright
people understand that the adver
tLing columns now-a-days carry
valuable information about tilings
n:w and good. Such is
The New Vegetable Shortening
Common sense teaches that a pure
vegetable product must be more
wholesome than hog's grease.
Is part cotton seed oil and part beef
suet, refined and purified by the
most effective process known. It
is more economical than lard for
every use, and imparts a delicate,
palatable flavor to food. Ask your
grocer for the
Genuine COTTO lene.
XADB ONLY BT
THE N. K. FA1RBANK COHPANY,
ST. LOUIS and
Chicago. Kevr York, Bo.toa.
Naval Architect, and Bnglneera.
New York, JJov. 15. The second an
nual meeting of the Society of Naval
Architects and Marine Engineers began
this morning. A number of important
papers were 'read. Chief Constructor
Hichborn, of the navy, read a paper on
"The Care and Preservation of Our New
Steel Ships." He said the modern war
vessel. was a piece of exceedingly deli
cate mechanism, and that its rapid de
terioration could only be circumvented
by ceaseless and constant attention, to
minor details. He declared the dangers
moBt menacing was from bilge water
thai collects in the double bottoms, and
from galvanic action. Referring to the
fouling of the ship's bottom he said
that this fouling interfered with the
ship's fighting efficiency, and asserted
that the only way to overcome fouling;
was to sheath the ships' bottom.
Striking Weaver Iteturn to Work.
Pawtucket, R.' I., Nov. 15. The
striking weavers at the Lorraine mills
here, who have been out since October
2d, voted last night to return to the
looms nest Monday. A settlement was
accomplished through the Intercession
of Mayor Tiepeke. It is claimed by the
management that the employes will by
the introduction of improved machinery
be able to earn morn than before the
Kemalna llng In Ntate.
St. Petebsbiiro, Nov. 15. The
weather is clear and cold. A large num
ber of royal personages have .arrived to
day from different parts of Europe to at
the obsequie of the late czar. Lines of
people are constantly surging into the '
cathedral to look into the face
of the dead emperor. The ' recent
rain spoiled some of the decorations, but
all are leing rapidly replaced.
The Color l.lne Irawn.
Chicago, Nov. 15. The Aristocratic
Women's Club, after a stcrmy sesHion
today, refuted to admit to membership
the noted colored lecturer, Mrs. Funnie
B. Williams. A strong faction, led by
Mrs. Charles Henrotin, w ife of the mil
lionaire broker, stronuly opposed draw
ing the color line, and today's action of
the membership committee is likely, it
is thought, to dixrtipt the orgnnizatoln,
Germany Kepllea to China.
Bk.ki.i-N, Nov. 15. Germany has re
plied to the solicitations of China that
the former mediate between the latter
and Japan, declining to intervene unless
both Japan and China apply for German
Colonel voa Hennekln In Commaad.
Ties-Tbin, Nov. 15. The whereabouts
of the Chinese army defeated at Klu-I.ien-Ching
is unknown here. Colonel
von Hennekln has been given supreme
command of the Chinese army.
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