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TIIE DALLES, WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 18S9.
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i IN OPPOSITION
Sjeecl in tit Senate By Calm on Vest's
THE POWER OF
According to Caffrey It Is Limited, and
the Acquisition of Foreign Terri
tory Xot a Part of It The House
Passes a Bill to Give Extra Pay
Instcad'ofj.FurlouKhs to Soldiers
Upon Their Discbarge.
Washington-. Jan. 6. The resolution
introduced yesterday by Hoar, calling
upon the president, if not In his judg
ment incompatible with the public in
terest, to communicate to the senate the
' instructions he had given to our com
: missioners who negotiated the treaty of
peace, the correspondence which has
passed between him and the department
of state and commissioners, and the re
ports made by the commissioners either
to him or the department of state, was
' laid before the senate early in the ses
sion today. After some debate on the
resolution, participated in by Davis,
Hoar, White and Allen, the senate went
' into executive session, continuing the
debate. The resolution was finally
agreed to, and at 12 :2o the senate con
vened in open sesuion.
Caffrey then addressed the senate on
the joint resolution offered by Vest, de
' claring that under the constitution of
, the United States no power is given to
- acquire territory to be held and governed
' permanently as colonies. Caffrey's
f speech was a constitutional argument in
I support of the declarations of the reso
lution. He declared the resolution went
to the root of the question of the power
of the United States to establish a per
manent government in territories far
distant from our own land. He pro-
-posed, he said,-to institute an inquiry
into the basic principles of the power of
IN THE HOUSE.
Washington, Jan. 0, At the opening
of the house today Marsh asked unani
mous consent tor consideration of a bill
to grant to officers and men of the vol
; anteer army upon their muster out, two
I month's extra pay if tbey hare served
beyond the limits of the United States.
and one month's extra pay if they have
only served within the limits of the
United States, this pay to be in lieu of
furloughs or leaves of absence. The bill
was paseo i.
The house then went into committee
of the whole, with Payne in the chair,
and took np consideration of the leyis
lative, executive and judicial appropria
Cold Water Injures Oyster Beds.
Tacoma, Jan. 5. Oyster men awert
that if the present seige of cold weather
continues cultivated oyster beds inPuget
sound and Willapa harbor, valued at
nearly a million dollars, will be ruined.
It is explained that the low tides leave
the cultivated beds out of water. The
oysters are exposed to the coid weather,
ami are frozen fast to the gronnd. Be
fore high tide could save them it is
feared the oysters might be killed.
Oyster men fear the future, as extra low
tides are expected within a few days.
At present no special damage has been
done to the beds.
Portlanders Break Overland Record
New Yorkers in Hard Luck.
C. 1.. '"I"'-. M 'Vf'rh
land, Or., who arrive' ' toir.j' from
tl.e Klondike, claim to have broken the
overland riord from Dawson to Skag-
I way. They left Dawson, December 12,
I and arrived at Skgway, December 29.
j Antone Grobesits and Albert Bernard,
two voting men from ew lork, met
with very bard hick on tbe way out.
They broke througa the ice on Thirty
Mile river and were in the watei come
time. They finally were rescued and
cared for by the police. Grobesita loet
$2800 in gold, which was tied on hi
sled. He arrived here today absolutely
penniless. His partner is at Tagish
house in the police hospital, and will
lose both feet as well as several Angers.
Manila Guards Won't Attend.
Salem, Or. Jan. 5. Governor-elect
Geer received notice today that the Ma
nila Guards, of McMinnville, will not
be in Salem on the occasion of his in
auguration. The governor-elect expres
sed regret that the McMinnville peop
have decided not to attend, as he had
extended to them the game, general in
vitation that he has to all with whom
be has chanced to talk of his introduction
Change in Running Time.
Wasco, Or., Jan. 5. The new time
card of the Colanibia Southern railway,
effective today, is quite an improvement
over the old card. The train now leaves
Moro at 11 :30 a. m. and Wasco at 12 :50.
arriving at Biggs at 2:30, connecting
with O. K. & N. train No. 1. The Col
umbia Southern railway runs but one
train a dav under the new curd.
Mew Foatoiaatrr fur Ulex.
Washington, Jan. 5. William L. To
bey was today appointed postmaster of
Oiex, Or., vice L. O. Ralston, resigned
Report of Stock Inspector Booney For
the Past Year.
Tyoh Valley, Or., Jan. 7. To Wasco
County Sheepmen : Gentlemen : The
work of the year 1898 has been brought
to a close by "circumstances over which
we have no control" and I desire to
take this occasion to say a fear words as
to what has been accomplished in the
direction of ridding the county of that
most dreaded disease scab in sheep. It
is within the personal knowledge of moBt
of the sheepmen that early in the spring
of 1808 a few bands of sheep, all in the
vicinitv of Antelope were afflicted with
cab. All were treated properly and
think all were cured. As there is a good
deal of scab in adjoining counties, and
as some use the same old scaby corrals
again after dipping, it was almost In
evitable that the infection should be
spread to some extent. A few bands of
Wasco county sheep were slightly in
fiicted in the fall and all were promptly
and thoroughly treated, and so far as
any one can judge up to date all were
cured. I am able to report at this time
that there is no scab known to exist in
Wasco county at this date except in one
band belonging to Mr. Wakefield on
Tygh Ridge, and that has only been
known to exist for a few days. They
will be kept in an inclosure nntil the
coining of better weather, when they
will be treated for cure. And on be
half of the county court and myself I
desire to thank the sheepmen, both
owners and employes, for the most gen
eral aud hearty support in the effort
made to enforce the law. I with to (ay
now that during the ensuing year the
most persistent and determined effort
will be made to entirely eradicate scab
from the county. While it is not the
intention to deal harshly with any one
all must understand that the law must
and shall be enforced ; and in this I have
the united and hearty support of the
county court. From and after this date
I shall promptly publish in the papers
of the county the names of all persons
owning, and the location, of all sheep
known to be affected. I shall do this as a
notice to the public to avoid a spread of
contagion, and to emphasize the fact
that concealment cannot be tolerated.
I am sorry to say that a few cases have
arisen fiom bringing infected sheep from
other counties. Two band were in
fected by bringing bucks from Sherman
county. And I am sorry to say that one
band of very scabby sheep traveled over
half way acroM Waeci county with
permit from the inspector of Sherman
county, to travel to dipping vat.
I desire to renew my promise to treat
all communications with relerence to
known or suspected rases of scab as
nerannal and strictly confidential. And
I oo.t.ir the Information gt!ni'i
t,i nv ei Absolutely cosi'r.'.i.:! lo miy
sucif's In exterminating the disease.
A. A. BoNNEY,
Stock Inspector for Wasco County.
SSUE AT ILOILO
TO BE FORCED
andiBs: to Be Mafle PeaceaUT, or By
Force If Necessary.
NOT FIRE FIRST
Filipinos Have Been Advised of the In
tentions of the United States in
Regard to the Islands and No Ex
cuse for Preventing the Landing
Will Be Accepted War Depart
ment Thinks Iloilo Will Be in
Millet's Hands This Week.
Chicago, Jan. 6. A special from
Washington says :
President McKinley has decided to
force the issue with the FillpinoB. His
decision may result in a battle at Iloilo.
It may lead to a harassing war with the
natives of the Philippines. It is hoped
and believed that such calamities may
be averted, but it remains for the insurg
ents to determine what the results will
The president has ordered Gen. Miller
to land his troops at Iloilo. The order
leaves the American commander no al
ternative. He is directed to be concili
atory toward the natives, but at the
same time he is instructed to use force,
if necessary, to effect his landing and
establish himself in the desired camp.
In other words. General Miller is order
ed to act on the defensive. He will not
fire a gun unless he is attacked by the
The Filipinos are fully advised as to
the purposes of the United States to take
control of the islands, to give them a
large measure of home rule and to es
tablish a just, humane aud enlightened
government. The president has been
extremely magnanimous and concilia'
tory in his treatment of the insurgents,
and it is held there is no warrant far
them to offer torcib'.e resistance.
This government must move on to the
performance of its mission in the Phil
ippines. It is obvious that General
Miller's troops cannot be recalled to
Manila. Such a retreat would be igno
minious. There was only one course
open, and he determined to act prompt
ly. The Filipinos have been given due
notice of the intentions of the United
States, and it they precipitate a light
tbev must suffer the consequences of
such an action.
He Protests Against the Stand Taken
By the Americans.
Manila, Jan. 7. Within a few hours
of the isouanre of the proclamation by
General Otis In behalf of President Mc
Kinley, agents of Aguinaldo billed Ma
nila with a manifesto which attracted
considerable attention. The revolution
ary president objects to General Otis
signing himself military governor of the
Philippines. Aguinaldo declares he
had never agreed at. Singapore, Hong
Kong or elsewhere to recognize the sov
ereignty of the Americans here, and in
sists that he returned to the Philippines
on an American ship solely to conquer
the Spaniards and win independence.
He asserts that both his proclamation
of May 24 and June 12 stated this fact
ofllcially, ami he claims General Merrltt
confirmed this by proclamation sev
eral days before the Spaniards capitu
lated, stating clearly and definitely that
the Americans came to overthrow the
Spanish government and to liberate the
Filipinos. Aguinaldo claims that he
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by acts that the Filipinos were bel
ligerents, but by publicly saluting the
Filipino II g "as It triumphantly sailed
to the skies before the eyes
of all na-
Aguinaldo then solemnly protests, in
the name of the deity, who is empow
ered to direct the brethren in the diffi
cult task of regeneration, against the in
trusion of the American government,
and reiterates that he could produce
proof that he was brought here on the
understanding that the Americans
promised their co-operatiou to attain
The revolutionary leader then calls
upon all of his lolloweri to work together
with force, assuring them that he is con
vinced that they will obtain absolute in
dependence, and urging them never to
turn from the "glorious road" on which
they have "already so far advanced."
General Otis attaches no importance
to the manifesto. He says he feels con
fident that the opinion of the better
classes of the Filipinos is not expressed
in it, but as to whether the Filipino
masses can be controlled and the t.lipi-
no army kept in check he does not know
Although he hopes for a pacific outcome
of the trouble.
A Pleasaut, Simple but Safe and EtT:c
tual Cure For It.
Caturrh of the stomach has long been
considered te next thing to incurable.
The usual symptoms are a full or bloat
ing sensation after eating, accompanied
sometimes with sour or watery risings, a
formation of gases, causing pressure on
the heart and lungs and difficult breath
ing, headaches, fickle appetite, nervous
ness and a general played out, languid
There is often a foul taste in the
mouth, coated tongue and if the interior
of the stomach could be seen it would
show a slimy, inflamed condition.
The cure for this common and ob
stinate trouble is found in a treatment
which causes tie food to be readily,
or thoroughly digested before it has
time to ferment and Irritate the delicate
surface of the stomach. To secure a
prompt and healthy digestion is the one
necessary thing to do and when normal
digestion is secured the catarrahal con
dition will bave disappeared.
According to Dr. Harlaneon the safest
and best treatment is to use after each
meal a tablet composed of Diastase,
Aseptic Pepsin, a little Nux, Gclden
Seal and fruit acids. These tablets can
now be found at all drug stores under
the name of Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablet',
and not being a patent medicine can be
used with perfect safety and assurance
that healthly appetite and thorough di
gestion will follow their regular use
Mr. N. I. Booher, of 2710 Dearborn St.,
Chlnairo. 111., writes: "Cattarh is a
local condition resulting from a neglected
cold in the head, whereby the lining
membrance of the nose becomes in
flamed and the poisonous discharge
therefrom passing backward into the
throat reaches the stomach, thus pro
ducing catarrah of the stomach. Medl
cat authorities prescribed for me for
three years for catarrah of stomach
without cure, but today I am tbe
happiest of men after using only one
box of Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets. I
cannot find appropriate words to ex
press my good feeling. I have found
flesh, appetite and sound rest from their
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets is the
safest preparation as well as the very
simplest and most convenient remedy
for any form of Indigestion, catarrah of
stomach, billinnsness, sour stomach,
heartburn and bloating after meals.
Send for little book, mailed fre on
stomach troubles, by addressing Stuart
Co., Marshall, Mich. The tablets can
be found at all drug stores.
Ten Killed; Forty Injured.
London, Jan. 6. A big boiler being
tested In Hewitt's shipbuilding-yard at
Barking burst today, and the superin
temlent, engineer and eight other men
were killed. About 40 were injured,
some fatally. The whole shipbuilding
works were wrecked. A woman was
found dead 300 yards from the scene of
ItemaltifHt In Washlng-too.
Washington, Jan. 1. Owing to the
sickness of his wife, Representative
Ellis was obliged to remain in Washing
ton during the holiday. It had been
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Mrs. Ellis for time was confined to
her bed with the grip, now so prevalent
MENT HOLDS OFF
Sib Was Iititel to Stej in at Mill
Confident That Her Subjects Will Re
ceive Ample Protection Under the
Stars and Stripes.
New York, Jan. 7. The New York
Staats Zeitung will publish tomorrow
the following from its Bui tin special
I am informed from an unquestion
able source that after the surrender of
Iloilo, the Spanish general tried to in
duce the German consul at Manila and
the German vice-coned at Iloilo to take
charge of the protection of the private
interests of the Spaniards. The two
consuls wired to Berlin for instructions,
and received the following answer from
the German government:
"The German empire, being a neu
tral power, is not In a position to take
charge of any functions which might
he construed as as parciality of Spain.
All we endeavor to obtain in the Phil
ippines is protection and unrestricted
movements of our commerce. Since we
see that both are secure under the Unit
ed States flag we are fully confident that
there will never arise a situation which
could cause us to deviation from the
strictly neutral attitude observed by us
up to the present day."
The correspondent also adds that the
Washington government has been in
formed of this declaration.
Yukon Steamers are Doomed.
Seattle, Jan. b. News, from Dawson
states that a number of Yukon river
steamers will be lost when the ice breaks
up in the spring. Some were caught in
very unprotected places and can scarce.
lv escape being wrecked. The Robert
Kerr, of the Moran fleet, is stuck fast on
a bar 50 milcB below Circle City. The
fine steamer Arnold, of tbe Alaskan Ex
ploration Company's fleet, was canght
by the ice while fast on a bar some
miles below Forty Mile.
A crack boat of the Empire line, the
Seattle, is stuck 12 miles below Circle
City. She is on a bar and ice was jam
med up all around her. The 'Jacoma
and John C. Barr are also fast in dan
Wants to Unite Cuba and San Domingo.
New Yoiik, Jan. G.-rA dispatch to
the Herald from Havana says: A
colonel in the insurgent army says that
Gomes recently sounded the army on
its ambition of uniting Cuba and San
Domingo under one government. The
wily old chief thinks that the United
States can offer no objection to this plan
which, if accomplished, would create a
state strong enough to obsorb llayti
With this done Gomex believes the
foundation would be laid for a republic
which would soon take rank in the
Western world second only to the
Money Order Rates Reduced.
Washington, Jan. 7. The postal de
part merits of this country and Canada
today reached an agreement providing
for a considerable reduction of the rates
on International money orders. This
action is the result of plans formulated
by First Assintant Postmaster-General
Heath to change the fee system in the
drawing and payment of international
money orders between the United States
and Canada, so as to reduce the price of
such orders in each country.
To Sail for Manila.
Wamimnutos, Jan. 6. General Sum
ner, commander at Omaha, has informed
the war department that he has re
ceived notice that the ScnL will h
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cnrdingly ordered the Twcnt.. . ..
funtry at Omaha to leave on the 11th
inst., for San Francisco.
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum baking powders are the greatest
mcnaccrs to health of the present day.
ROVAl MKINd FOWOeW CO., NVW .O.K.
Tbe Haiaa Statesman Was Vcn L
Physicians Say a Radical Change, One
Way or the Other, Must Take
Place Very Soon.
Washington, Jan. 7. The condition
of Representative Nelson Dingley, of
Maine, who has been ill with pneumo
nia for almost a week, has undergone a
marked change for the worse, and to
night his physicians hold out littlt. if
any, hope of recovery. Although the)
lung has improved considerably and the
cough lessened, the effect of the pneu
monia has so weakened the system as to
decrease the vitality to an alarming ex
tent. Tbe poison from tbe sickness bas
permeated the whole system, which
renders it less potent to stand the ter
rible strain. Much of the day the pa
tient was delirious aud appeared to be
uttering extracts from speeches he bad
made on the tariff question in tbe home
of representatives. He was conscioue
only when aroused. The physicians say
there must be a radical change one way
or the other very soon.
Washington, Jan. 8. (Bulletin.) At
4 o'clock this morning there is no clmnge
to be reported in the condition of Mr.
Potter for Ambassador to Russia.
New Youk, Jan. 6 A dispatch to the
Herald from Washington says: The
president has practically selected Wil
liam Potter, ot Philadelphia, for am
bassador to Russia.
Mr. Potter was formerly minister to
Italy, having been stationed at Rome
during the Harrison mlminisjration.
His record during that period has been
carefully examined by the president
and Secretary Hay, and both feel confi
dent that he w ill satisfactory fill tbe St.
Stqle Two Guns.
Eugenic, Or., James Smith was ar
rested late last evening on a charge cf
stealing two guns from M. S. Barker's)
store. He resides at Cobnrg, and while
in Eugene yesterday called at the store
to inspect and price guns. It Is alleged
that he concealed two guns under hie
overcoat and left the store. Shortly
afterward, one of the gnna was missed
by Mr. Barker, and he immeilielely
notified the officers. They found Smith
getting hi team ready to leave town.
On searching his wagon they found the
two guns concealed in the wagon, with
Mr. Barker's price tag attached to them.
A preliminary examination was held
this afternoon, and Smith was ton ml
over to await the action of the grand
jury, with bonds fixed at $"00.
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