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THE DALLES, WASCO COUNTY. OREGON, WEDNES MAY 10, 1899.
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Tiiire Hnadrei and Fifty of lfce Rioters
Three Charges Rioting, Destroying
Property, Stopping the Mail In
quest May Last a Week.
Wabd.neb, Idaho, May 5. Three hun
and fifty miners accused of participating
In Saturday's riot are now confined heie
under guard of United Statei troops.
With today' arrivals, 500 United State
troops are now in the Coeur d'AIene die
trict, and all fear of farther outbreak! it
There will be three charges against
tbe prisoner, namely, rioting, destroy,
in j property and stopping the United
States mails. It is unliksly that all of
the prisoners will be tried, but they will
be held until evidence is collected
against the leaders.
General Merriam has bis headquarters
here, but a special train is held in readi
ness to carry him to any part of the dis
trict whenever he is needed. A majority
ol the troops are held in the vicinity of
Wallace, Burke, Gem and Mullan, ow
ing to the fact that most of the alleged
rioters are in that district.
The inqueet over the bodies of Smith
sad Cherne will probably last for at
least a week, as abont 100 witneeees are
to be examined. Coroner France, in
ipeaking of the inqnest today, said :
"Tbi inquest is in the natnre of a grand
jury investigation. I have been author
ized by Attorney-General Haver, ol
Uaho, to make the investigation as
searching as possible. We desire to
punish the guilty and release the inno
cent as soon as possible."
The Leaders Have Escaped.
Washington, May 5. The war de
partment has received the following dis
patch from General Merriam :
"Wardner, Mabo, May 5. Adjutant
General, Washington: Th irqnest Is
till In progress with closed doors. One
hundred and twenty-eight arrests have
been made by state officers under mill
7nprort. No signs of resistance
are visible, but indications are that most
' the leaders of the mob have escaped
ojfoinjeast and west into Montana
d Washington. Others are hiding In
tb mountains. The sheriff at Thomp
on Falls, Mont., reports many arriving
on foot over the mountain trails. The
lovernorsof Idaho and Montana are
Mfrespondinx to effect arrests in Mon
tna. The troops are in a position to do
"that Is possible. There is now no
PPearance of organized reeietaucs.
READY TO CUT
wctivencss of Soil
DC.?t,TKNDAI-r' Wash., May 4. It I re-
red that the gardeners about Col a in -'
Putting in cultivation an nn
wl supply 0f track lhi yeari (nd thev
.. '' hen given some pointer
' ,0'h sure Uildlng of a railway on
J?Bor"' Mi of the Columbia river
lommer. Yesterday Charles Tupper,
"una n.m, dose I the sale for the
curr.7'r",",r,y Bt Co1'"'11"". it Is
for ." "'"""''I that he has a deal on
'""Ma", m t""'H S,"rk'' ,,,wn l019'
tli,.., 1 l"""t- 0 ' ' Marvin
rir t'n' "uw
, ,e ""I "op of hay. Mr. Tupper
In, j,., 1 ,l'ree croP of alfalfa during
'ire , !' . 1,18 ,,,l)'fri cation from the
tha 1.1 ... ....
ufhVl.. . in juno will tie
'"'it to amnri,. .1.. .
He is of the opinion that hen
ai-cuiKi ami iinrti
, a'ta.ia is once started on the Columbia
I river, the inlimry will rival that of
j 1 ufeou country, from tbe f.iet that the
srem expense ol irrigation will be
Yukon Fleet Doomed.
San Francisco, May 5. Advices from
the Northwest c infirm previous re ports
tint nearly half of the Yukon fleet is
fast in the ice, and will probibly be de
stroyed when the spring freshet comes.
Ah of these boats were m-aged in gen
eral freighting and passenger business
on the Yukon between St. Michael and
Xew Fruit Pest.
fcALBjr, May 4 A new fruit pest has
made its appeirancj in several orchards
In the vicinity of Salem. It is a small
bug, similar to what is known as the pea
weevil, and works on the buds of new
grafts. S. P. Kimball, a Polk countv
orchardiet, says the insect seems to le
the came as cne that made its appear
ance several years g), and after alarm
ing fruitgrowers disappeared without do
ing any damage.
Killed in a Runaway.
Dallas, Or., May 5. Mrs. Mary
Staats, wile ot li. E. Staats, of Lewis-
ville, Polk county, was killed at 3 o'clock
mis aiternoon, while riding in a cart
alone on tbe road. It is supposed that
the horse ran away and collided with a
fence. Mrs. Staats' ear was cut off and
the scalp badly torn.
After tbe collision with the fence, the
horse continued to run. Mrs. Staats
head falling over the end of the seat, tbe
hair became entangled in the wheel and
the scalp was torn from the head. The
horse was stopped after running a short
distance, and Mrs. Staats was taken
from the cart. She died in a few minutes.
No person saw her strike the fence, but
these are tbe conclusions of the first that
arrived at the scene ol the accident.
Jewelry Store Looted Watches, Rings
and Other Property alucd at
25oo Stolen-Xo Clew.
Pendleton, May 6. The jewelry store
of Lewis Burger, doing business under
the name of the Pacific Coast Jewelry
Company, at 207 Court street was robbed
lattt niirht of goods of the value of $2500.
The thieves took seventy-six watches,
one hundred diamond runts and omer
gold rings. Mr, Burger has offered a
reward of $250 for the capture of the
robbers. The Portland police have been
Sheriff Blakelev has offered a reward of
250 for the apprehension and conviction
of tbe burglars. There are no clews.
Cyrus Dolph Recommended.
San Francisco, May 6. Cyrus Dolph,
of Portland Or., son of the late United
State Senator Dolph, of Oregon, has
been recommended by the examining
board at the Presidio for a second lieu
tenantcy in the regular army.
Dealnans Cannot be Cured.
by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear
There Is only one way to cure deafnese,
and that is by constitutional remedies
Deafness Is caused by an Inflamed con
dition of the mucous lining of the Eus
tachian Tube. When this tube is in
flamed you have a rumbling sound or
imperfect hearing, and when it Is en
tirely closed, Deafness is the result, and
unless the inflammation can be taken
out and this tube restored to its normal
condition, hearing will be destroyed for
ever; nluecBKfS out of ten are catmed
by catarrh, which is nothing but an in
flamed condition of the mucous sur
faces. We will give One Hundred Dollars for
any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh)
that cannot be cured by Hall' Catarrh
Cure. Send for circular; free.
F. J. Cheney A Co.. Toledo, O.
Sold by Druggists, 75c. 6-10
Hall' Family Pill are the bes'.
The Bait In tha World.
We believe Chamberlain' Cough
Remedy i the best in the world. A few
week )iO wa uffered with n severe cold
an I 1 1 oiibleMJiu 1 cough, and l aving
read their advertisement! In our own
and other paper we purchased a
bottle to see if It would effect us. It
cured us before the bottle was more than
half used. It Is the best medicine out
for colds and roughs. Tbe Herald,
Andersonville, Ind. For sale by Blake
le A Houghton Drngglsts.
o-. - ni .v,l hv iretting flmire
from the Snipes-Klngersly Drug Co,
a'l I'll i, 4 r.
MAC ARTHUR LIKES
Town Has Been Evacuated
REBELS TRY TO
Demonstration is Unsuccessful Tbe
Idaho and California Regiments
Were Also Ineffectually Attacked
During the Night.
Manila, May 5. 4:55 p. m. Major-
General MacArtbur's division advanced
to San Fernando today and found that
that place bad been evacuated by the
rebels, who left a detachment to cover
their trail by train. General MacArthnr
occupied the burning town without loss.
The rebels south of Manila attempted to
rush through General Ovenshine' line
last night. The attempt failed, but the
rebels maintained a fusllade of musketry
on the Fourth infantry regiment for
several hours. The demonstration was
ineffectual beyond scaring the Inhabit
ants of Malate. The outposts of the
Idaho and California regiments beyond
San Pedro Macati were also attacked
during the night. General Li w ton is
still quartered at Balinag.
Lawton's Hard Campaign.
Manila, May 5. 12:25 p.m. Detailed
report of the work of General Lawton'
expedition show that harder fighting
took place during the early part of thia
week than earlier account indicated.
In the attack upon San Rafeal the
American force were met with heavy
fire from a large number of rebels who
were concealed In the jungle on all sides.
It wa only the adoption of tactics fol
lowed in Indian fighting in the United
States every man for himself that
saved the division from greatloss. Gen
eral Lawton, as usual, was at the bead
ot bis lino with his staff. Scott's battery
General Lawton, when attacking In
force outside ot Balinag, saw women and
children in the rebel trenches, and sent
Captain Case In advance with a white
flag to warn the insurgents to remove
the noncombatants. When within 500
yards of the trenches two volley were
fired at Captain Case's party.
Ou Wednesday, April 3, the men en
countered some Filipinos beyond Balinag
and drove them until their 150 rounds of
ammunition had been reduced to fifteen.
They were about to retire when Lieot
enant Boyd witli a troop of the Fourth
cavalry came np with them, and chased
the enemy into San Meguel.
There are 2000 Spanish prisoners in
the hands of the Filipinos at San Miguel.
They are served with five cents' worth
of rice daily, and are compelled to work
hard on the rebel defenses. Several hun
dred of the Filipino wounded are at San
Miguel. The insurgents aresending the
women and cnuuren io uie hibiibuhh
batto mountains. A Bolo chief and one
of his men were captured at Balinag.
General Lawlon has released many of
General Luna Reported Wounded.
Nkw YoitK, May 5. A Manila diepatch
to the Journal says General Luna was
wounded in the fighting near San Tomas
yesterday. The dispatch also says the
monitor is today shelling raranqne,
South of Manila.
Agninaldo'ri Envoys in Manila are
Working for Pence They Only
Want Assurances In the Mean
time General Otis Will Not Abate
His Ani;ressive Campaign.
Wahiiinoton, May 6. President Mc
Klnley believes tbe war In the Philip
pine will be at an end within f irty-eight
This conclusion Is based upun highly
gratifying cablegrams received from Mr.
Schnrman, president of the peace com
mission. The result of the next confei
ence between the pence commission and
Aguinaldi's representatives, the presi
dent believe?, will be a decision by the
Filipinos to lay down their arms as a
preliminary tJ the inauguration of the
form of government which the peace
commission recommended and which the
president has approved.
A l.ih cfTL'ial on the administration
"Our information justifies the belief
that there will be a cessation of hostilities
within less than forty-eight horns.
Meantime, it is absolutely necessary to
keep up the fighting on the part of 'In
Americans in order to make the rebels
realizd the utter uselessness of their re
Admit They are Whipped.
Manila, May 0. Colonel Arguelles
and the other peace envoys of tbe rebels
are here working and begging for peace.
Tbey admit they are whipped. The
troops are not to be shaken in their
resolve to surrender, aud they will not
fight. Argualles says the rebel soldier
are throwing away their weapons, and
have lost all heart in the fighting, since
nothing seem to atand in the way of the
American soldiers rivers, intrench
ments, jungle and rebel sharpshooters
being all alike to them.
Arguelles has thrown aside all reserve,
and declares with an injured air that
there should be no suspicion of bad faith
in the rebels' proposal for peace. He
declares all are willing to surrender a
soon as assurances are made that the
Filipinos will have some representation
in the local government that is to be
subsisted for the Spanish government in
While negotiations for peace continue,
General Otis is rushing the campaign
ahead, and will keep tp the fighting
until Aguinaldo and his men lay down
Buyers Xot Getting as Many Cattle
Long Crick, May 6. Messrs. Robert
Gil more, W. M. Butler and William
Moore, cattle-buyers, who have spent
the last month purchasing in Grant and
Crook counties, are in this valley looking
for more cattle. Mr. Brown, who comes
from Gilliam county, has so for secured
abont 2000 bead in Grant counties, while
Mr. Butler has bought about 1200 to 1400
head. Since bis arrival in this county,
Mr Gilmore has secured 1500 head, buy
ing them all in the vicinity of Prairie
City. Mr. Gilmore says he has purchased
in Eastern Oregon close to 7000 head.
Speaking of the cattle sales this year,
Mr. Butler says the sales will not come
up to those of last year by a good many
thousand head. In Crook and Grant
last year over 20,000 head were driven
and shipped out while this season he
roughly estimates the number from
12,000 to 15,000 head. In Grant county
alone, he says, not over 3500 head have
so far been purchased, or about half of
the entire number to be contracted for,
and in Crook county about the same
number have been engagod.
I consider it not only a pleasure but a
duty I owe to my neighbors to tell abont
the wonderful cure (fee ted in try case
by tbe timely tire of Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy.
I was taken very badly with flux and
procured a bottle of this remedy. A few
dojes of it effected a permanent cure. I
take pleasure in recommending it to
others suffering from that dreadful dis
eae. J. W. Lynch, Dorr, W. Va. This
remedy is sold by Blakeley & Houghton,
never boon claimed that Chamberlain's
Pain Balm would cast out demons, but
it will cure rheumatism, and hundreds
bear testimony to the truth of this
statement. One application relieves
the pain and this quick reliel which It
affords is alone worth many time sits
cost. For sale by Blakeley A Houghton.
A Great Artesian Well.
Los A.MiELis, May 8. A well which
spouts a large column of water from 200
to 4(H) feet h!gh hai been opened near
Whlttler In this county. The well was
biing drilled in the hope of striking oil.
While the men were at work an
enormous volume of water, under tre
mendous pressure, shot out of I ho month
of the well. Ever since the flow began
it flooded, and no means of controlling
the stream has yet been found.
Use Clarke A Falk's Floral I.otine for
sunburn and wind chafing. tf
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
Chargefl With Bribing ana Abettiuz He
WILL OUST HIM
Coeur d'AIene People Want a Military
Post but General Merriam Op
poses the Plan.
Wardnkb, Idaho, May 6. The first
steps toward removing the county
officials of Shoshone county who are ac
cused of being in sympathy with the
rioters was taken today by the state, as
sisted by United States troops, when
Sheriff James D. Young, and County
Commissioner William Boyle were ar
rested by order of State Auditor Sinclair,
who represents Governor Steunenberg
in Shoshone county. Sheriff Young and
Commissioner Boyle were placed in tbe
stockade with 300 other prisoners. Pro
ceedings for tbe removal of these
official from office will be begun on the
ground that they aided and abetted the
riot last Saturday. Coroner France by
statutory regulation, becomes acting
The trial of those accused of murder
and riot will in all probability be held
at Wallace, the county seat of Shoshone
county. United States troops have
taken charge of the office and safe of the
Buike miners' union. When the safe is
opened, the federal officials expect to
find inciiminating evidence against some
of the leaders who are absent from the
Citizens aud business men here are al
most nnanimous in favor of the estab
lishment of a military post in the
Cceur d'AIene district, as a means of
protection against the riotous element,
but General Merriam believes that the
state authorities should provide protec
tion for tbe mine owners.
General Eagan Censured for Excessive
Purchase of Untried Rations
Meat Packers Exonerated.
Wahhinuton, May 7. By direction of
tlio president, w ho approves tho find
ings, Acting Secretary of War Meikle-
j ihn today made public the report and
findings of the military court appointed
to investigate the charges made by
Maj r-Genural Miles, commanding the
army, that the beef m; plied to the
army during the war with Spain was
unfit for tho tine of the troops. The
most important features of the report
The finding that tho general' find
ing4 that the refrigerated beef was
treated with chemicals were not estab
lished j that his allegations concerning
the canned fresh or canned roast beef
were sustained as to its nnsuitability for
food as ued on the transports and as a
long-continued field ration; censure of
General Miles for "error" in falling to
promptly notify the secretary of war
when he first formed the opinion that
the food was unfit ; censure of the commissary-general
(then Gen. Eagan) for
the too-extensive purchaso ol the canned
beef ai an untried ration; censure of
Colonel M ails, of C-Miernl Miles' staff;
POWOFH CO., NF VtVtK.
the finding that the porkeri were not
at fault, and that the meats supplied to
the army were of the same quality as
those supplied to the trade generally,
and the recommendation that no further
proceedings will be taken In the
The President of tbe Island Sends Word
to General Otis That His People
are Loyal to America.
New York, May 8. A dispatch to the
Journal and Advertiser from Hong Kong
says: M. Lacson, brother ot tbe loyal
president of the island of Negros, arrived
here today bearing a letter of introduc
tion from General Otis. His mission is
to purchase steamers for trade among;
the islands under the American flag. In
an interview M. Lacson said :
"The proclamation of the American
commissioners is entirely satisfactory.
It gives us autonomy and greater lib
erality than wo demanded. We believe
that America will not fool us with treaties
as Spain fooled us:
"Aguinaldo was honest as long as he
was under the influence of Dewey and
Wildman, but the listened to he state
ments of tbe Hong Kong junta, who are
"Negros wants nothing to do with
Aguinaldo' proposed peace conference.
We are a loyal as New York, and our
soldier now march under the American
Admiral Dewey's Successor Selected.
Washington, May 8. The navy de
partment nas selected a successor .to Ad
mi re l Dewey to command the Asiatic
stations. Orders were issued today de
taching Admiral Watson from the com
mand of tbe Mare island navy-yard, and:
ordering him to report to Admiral Dewey
at Manila, to relieve thatofficer when be
feels he can be spared there. Kear-Ad-miral
Kempff, at present on waiting;
orders, has been ordered to succeed
Admiral Watson in command at tbe
Mare island navy-yard.
Million Ulven Away.
It is certainly gratifying to the public
to know of one concern in the land who
are not afraid to be generous to tbe
needy and suffering, The proprietors
of Dr. King' New Discovery for con
sumption, coughs and colds, have given
awayover ten million trial bottles of this
great medicine; and have the satisfac
tion of knowing it has absolutely cured
thousands of hopeless cases. Asthma,
bronchitis, hoarseness and all diseases
of the throat, chest and lungs are surely
cured by it. Call on Blakeley A Hough
ton, druggists, and get a free trial bottle.
Regular size, 50 cents and fl. Every
bottle guaranteed or price refun led. . 3
Claud Branton's Case.
Salem, May 7. Arguments and peti
tions for the commutation of the
sentence of Claud Branton, sentenced to
be hanged in Eugene, will be made and
presented to Governor Geer tomorrow.
Jude Hale, Branton's attorney, will
make the argument. The main reason
for clemency will be that Branton's ac
complice, Cjnrtl.ind Green, Is now in
jiil, and capital punishment in Bran
ton' case would be unjust. Branton
was convicted of the murder of John
Linn in the mountains In Line county
last June. His execution is for May 12.
Krt Hut From the Oun
Was the ball that bit G. B. Steadman
of Newark, Mich., in the Civil War. It
caused horrible ulcers that no treat
ment helped for twenty years. Then
I Bucklen' Arnica S.ilve cured him. It
corn, skin eruptions. Best pile cure on
earth. Twenty-five cents a box. Cure
guaranteed. Sold by Blakeley A Hough
ton, druggists. 3
Working Night anil lay
The busiest and mightiest little thing
that ever was made is Dr. King' New
Life Pills. Every pill is a sugar-coated
globule of health, that changes weakness
into strength, lietletsness into energy,
brain-fag into mental power. They're
wonderful in building np the health.
Only 25 cents per box. Sold by Blakeley
A Houghton. 3