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    WEEKLY
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VOL. X
THE DALLES, WASCO COUNTY, OREGON", SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 1899.
NO. 1
S L vLV U
DEWEY ARRIVED
HOME YESTERDAY
Eeacnsd New Tori on His FWiD Two
Days Atoea!.
DID NOT RECOG
NIZE VESSEL
When the Identity of the Olympia Was
Made Out, Passengers on the
Steamer Monmouth Cheered Vo
ciferously Admiral Dewey, Who
Was on Deck, Alone Acknowledged
the Cheers.
Sew Yokk, Sept. 26. Much to the
inrprise of every one in this city the
Olympia, with Admiral Dewey on board,
airived off Sand Hook lightship at 5:55
this morning. The Olvmpia iailed from
Gibraltar September 10. There was a
heavy uiiet on the sea, and at first the
marine observers were inclined to think
the vessel sighted might be the Chicago,
Rear-Admiral Howison's flagship, hardly
believing that Dewey would arrive two
days ahead of time. The doubt was soon
cleared away, however, and as passing
vessels recognized the flagship from Ma
nila, bay, there was a continuous blowing
whistles in salute.
One of the first large vessels to sight
the Olvmpia was the passenger steamer
6andy Hook, of the Sandy Hook line,
which left Atlantic Highlands shortly af
ter 7 o'clock, for Iter New York dock.
The flagship came up to the lower bay
snd anchored inside Sandy Hook. As
soon as tiie anchor was dropped, an or
derly was sent ashore with dispatches
from the admiral and other officers. He
itid that the ship had had a pleasant
trip across the Atlantic, and all on board
were glad to be home again. The Olym
piad crew were put to work imme
diately clearing ship. Many small ves
sels began sailing around the flagship
and the number was augmented con
stantly.
The admiral's early arrival was a mat
ter of great concern to the city authori
ties, who are arranging for New York's
official welcome. The secretary of the
reception committee went to the City
Hill early, and at once issued a call for
a meeting of the committee. Secretary
Foster said that he ou!d not forecast the
eommittee's action, but thought it prob
able that it would go down to the Oly
mpia this afternoon and meet tbe ad
miral. Mayor Van Wick harried to his office,
here he found the following telegram :
"Oljnipia arrived this morning. Will
lo to Tompkinsville tomorrow.
"GEO. DEWEY."
The mayor authorized calling together
of all the city's committees, and tele
I'ams were sent out calling on members
ol the plan and scope committee, and va
rious other committees to meet as quick
ly" possible at the City Hall. ,
The Sandy Hook steamer Monmouth
Ped the Olympia early this morning,
and those on board of her were the first
tosee Dewey. One of the Monmouth's
Pmseneers said: "We saw Admiral
Desey quite plainly. lie stood alone on
'taqiiar.er deck of the warship. Fitteen
't behind him stood eight of his officers
n uniform. The admiral, alone of all
men on board the ship acknowledged
'he cheers of tbe passengers and crew
o'tha Montr onth. He raised his hat,
continually bowing and smiling.
The ship looked In fine.trim condition
''er her long voyage, but the exterior
" her hull was seamed with rusty
trcak."
Narrow Escape from a Horrible Death
M:MiNNvii.i,,8ept.25. AttheMiller
JP yard, near this city, Sunday last,
"'i. K. Walker, of this place, while
?ing his wife from a horrible death,
severely turned. The lady was
"paring dinner over a camp Ore, when
'clothe, were caught by the blaze
id she was soon enveloped in flames.
Mr. Walker grabbed the burning dress
,nd tore it off bis wife, end saved her
Jm Injury. Hi, ,,niiB ,J ,rml .re
,U b"rned to a solid blister.
Arrested On Overland.
pbt.rro, Or., Sept. 25. J. Barclay,
21, nd Forest Forrons, aged 21,
w,r wrested today on the overland pas
"8r train atthis point, and held pend
n the arrival of Sheriff Huntington, of
""r City, wi,o telegraphod Sheriff
Blakeley here. They are wanted for
holding up the stage between Ontario
and Burns. Both dieclaim knowledge
of any reason for their detention. Bar
clay had a bulldog pistol and $50 on bis
person, and Ferrons had $15. They had
no baggage nor anything to connect them
with theBtagebold-np. Sheriff Hunting
ton, when told the men's names, tele
phoned in reply that they w-re the men
wanted for the hold up. These men are
euppoeed to be the ones who planned to
roo ttie Uregon Short Line train at
untario. jno more particulars are known
here.
Child Burned.
Dallas, Or., Sept. 25.. Yesterday a
small child of Frank Kliever, living three
miles north of Dallas, was seriously
burned by pulling a dish of hot grease
from a table. The grease entered the
eyes, nose and mouth, but the child
may recover.
OTIS TO BE
RECALLED
Major General Brooke Is Soon to Leave
Cuba, and It Is Said That He Is
Slated to Command in the Philip
pine Islands.
Nkw York, Sept. 2(5. A special to
the Times from Washington says:
Coincident with the near approach of
Admiral Dewev, the rumors about Gen
eral Otis' recall have been revived. It
is the general report that his recall has
actually been decided upon. There has
been a rumor lately that General Brooke
was to leave Cuba shortly, and as It is
now said that a major-general is to be
sent to the Philippines, there is some
disposition to regard ttiat as General
Brooke's future berth.
The basis for all this gossip see tin to
be the report that Admiral Dewey has a
poor opinion of General Otis. This re
port has lately been revived and re
peated in a number of way. It is gen
erally believed that the admiral will
have much influence with the adminis
tration, and his views on the Philippine
policy will be anxiously sought. A
strong Impression prevails tiiat when he
gives his opinion it will not be favorable
to General Otis.
There is to be a conference at the
White House shortly after his return, at
which the president will meet the ad
miral and the Philippine commission,
and what Is said at that conference may
reeultin some alterations in tbe military
policy in tbe Philippines.
FILIPINOS FLED
. THE TOWN
Americans Marched Over Trenches and
Took tbe Place, but Found it De
serted American Casualties Five.
Manila, Sept. 28, 10 a. m. Generals
ihnr. Wheaton and Wheeler, with
four regiments and a battery, advanced
at daybreak this morning upon;iorac,
about eight miles northwest of Bacolor,
in Painpanga province.
Manila, Sept. 28, 3 :30 p. m.-General
Mac-Arthur entered Porac after half an
hour's fighting. The American lofs
was slight; the insurgent loss is noi
known. The enemy fled northward and
when the Americans entered the town
they found It practically deserted.
The attacking party moved on Porac
in two columns. The Ninth Infantry
..in, anna from Santa Rita was com.
tuanded by General Wheeler, and the
Thirty-sixth Infantry under Colonel
Hell, with one gun accomparueu wunerm
M.oiFtl.nr from San Antonio. Botli
columns struck town at 9 o'clock and
ppenedabrisk fire, which was repled
to by the enemy for half an hour. Then
the insurgents fled, and the Americans
marched over their trendies and took
possession of the place.
just before the fight Smith's com
mand at Angoles made a demonstration
by firing artillery op me raiiroau ir.v .
t :..,.h reported one casualty, and
ijinu r
Bell reported four men of his regiment
wounded. The artillery did not lose a
man, killed or Injured.
Porac Is situated lourieen nine, "
Bacolor, and has a population of 8i()0.
v V T.irnor. ComhtOll. Mo., WSS
cured of piles by DeWitt's Witch Hazel
Salve after suffering seventeen j..
... t.r,tv remedies. Physicians
and surgeons endorse it. IWware of
dangerous counterieus. inmci '
WILL LET TIIE
PRISONERS GO
Amiable Iatention ol AfniiaUg as Et-
gortci It two tsm Sate
FOURTEEN PRISON
ERS ARE INCLUDED
Men Will Be Released Today or Tomor
row Lieutenant Cilmore and
Yorktown Party to Be Held Some
Time Longer Filipinos Wish to
Clothe Them.
Nkw York, Sept. 20. A dispatch to
the Herald from Manila savs : The two
Englishmen who assert that they were
shipwrecked In a small open boat near
Bigaa, at the northern end of Luzin,
bring a message from the insurgent gen
era!, Puntela, that fourteen American
prisoners who are now held at Tarlac
will be released on Tuesday or Wednes
day. The delay in releasing the piison
ere, as promised several days ago, is due
to the fact that the Filipinos wish to
furnish the men with new clothing when
they set them free.
The Englishmen state further that
Lieutenant J. C. Gilmore and the cap-
tured boat's crew from the Yorktown are
still at Bigaa, but will be released later,
In accordance with the decision of the
Filipino congress, and the subsequent
decree of Aguinaldo providing for the
surrender of all American prisoners. The
admitted pnrposeof the Filipinos in thus
freeing the Ameiicnne is to impress
foreign powers.
The Englishmen say that Lieutenant
Gilmore and his men are not beinir
treated well. They are only receiving
twenty cents a day each for rations.
The released Englishmen assert that
three Americans who were taken prison
ers have accepted commissions in the
insurgent army.
Ttie Filipino authorities sent word
that no trace can be found of Captain
Rockefeller, of the 19th infantry, who
disappeared la April, and was supposed
to have been captured.
The railroad biidgcs In insurgent terri
tory haye been washed out, and the in
surgents are having difficulty in supply
the troops lu the immediate fiont of the
American line.
On the way to the American lines the
Englishmen were taken on a wide detour
away from the insurgent front, and were
thus unable to see the insurgent forces,
which are reputed to be strong.
UNREST AT
PRETORIA GREAT
Transvaal Government Has Already
Berlin to Appoint Officers to Go to
the Front in tbe Event of Hostil
ities. London, Sept. 27. The Transvaal sit
uation remains unchanged, though if
anything, the feeling of gloom has
deepened. Cablegrams from Pretoria
and Cape Town show that the general
impression prevails there that the Boers
will not recede from their position, and
that feeling of unrest at Pretoria las
been Intensified.
' A dispatch todav announces tiiat the
Transvaal government has begin to ap
point officers to go to ttie Tront In case ol
hostilities. The executive council of the
Transvaal has prolonged the sitting of
yesterday, and has been in constant
telegraphic communication with the
Orange Free State. No decision, It Is
now said,, regarding the attitude of the
free state, has yet been reached. The
Transvaal's reply to the dispatch of
Secretary Chamberlain will be drafted
today and submitted to the raad in
secret session. The members appear
convinced that Great Britain is deter
mined on war. Being anxious not to
force Great Britain's hand, the Boers
will not take any definite steps until the
draft of their reply is considered, but
notice has been issued to the burghers
to be In readiness for the commandering,
which will bo commenced shortly.
The Orange tree State raad continues
in secret session.
A telegram from Johannesburg says
that an American named Blake Is raising
an American corps cf 500 men for the
Boers.
The war office has ordered a trauspnrt
and supplies for an army corps to pre
pare to proceed to the Cape. This is
verjr important order, and means the
early dispatch of any army corps. The
men of twenty-five companies are being
medically examined at Aldershot today.
In spite of these warlike preparations,
South African circles in London still be-!
lieve there will be no war, and that the
Boers will finally concede to the British
demands.
The Young Tobacco Fiend.
Pullman, Wash., Sept. 26. Boscoe
Allen, the 7-year-old tobacco fiend, men
tion of whose sad case was made in The
Spokesman-Review today, had a fit on
Grand street this afternoon and nearly
broko his arm. Tbe child was stricken
while eating wal -rmelon, and fell to the
sidewalk, injuring hi arm quite badly.
He was picked up and carried into Mr.
Layman's house, where he soon recov
ered, and Immediately called for tobacco,
which he began to chew vigorously.
When asked why she does not keep to
bacco from the child, his mother said
she tried it one day, and he had eight
fits during the day. An effort is being
made to have the child sent to the school
for defective youth.
Volcano on James Island.
Victoria, B. C, Sept. 27. The of
ficers of the British warship Leander,
which returned to Esquimau today from
a cruise in South American waters re
ports that a volcano on James island,
one of the Caiapagos group, became
active about three months ago, sending
broad streams of lava down its sides. No
damage was done, as the island is uu
habited. When the Leander was going into
Callao, the British bark Tennesseean
was found stranded off the Rimac river.
For three days tiie Leander worked at
her, and, with the assistance of the
steamer Bakquin, she was saved.
Remains Transferred to Portland.
Stevsinson, Wash., Sept. 25. The re
mains of Mrs. J. P. Gillette, who died
here yesterday, were taken acroes the
Columbia river early this morning and
transferred to Portland. She was the
wife of the assessor of Skamania county.
The immediate cause of her death was
peritonitis. She was an estimable lady,
21 years of age. Her husband and two
small children survive her.
Four Stores Burglarized.
North Yamhill, Or., Sept. 26. Burg
lars entered the stores of O. P. Jones,
Austin & Willing, A. E. McKern, and
Brown Bros., last night, by forcing locks
and breaking windows. In all they se
cured about $10 in small change, and
three watches from the Jones racket
store. No other loss has been discovered.
There is no clue.
Story or a Slav.
To be bound hand and foot for years
by the chains of disease is the worst
form ol slavery. George D. Williams, of
Manchester, Mich., tells bow such a
slave was made tree, lie says: "My
wife has been so helpless tor five years
that she could not turn over in bed alone.
After using two bottles of Electric
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Druggists. 6
Reform In Spokane.
Spokanb, Wash., Sept. 20. The va
riety theaters are closed tonight. The
council today, In a bitter and exciting
session, refused by a tie vote to grant
them licenses for another year. Advo
cates of the theaters then Introduced
and the council passed resolutions de
claring for the suppression of gambling
and prostitution, and the strict enforce
ment of the Snnday closing law.
Dewey's Dispatch-Boat Coming.
Astoria, ur., bept. Zo. the revenue
cutter McCulloch is due to arrive in
from Alaska any day. Instructions are
awaiting her to proceed to Portland and
remain there during the exposition.
She was Admiral Dewey's dispatch
boat at the time of his fain uj victory at
Manila.
Blautarek'a Iron Mat
Was the result of his splendid health.
Indomitable will and tremendous energy
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HOW DEWEY
WAS RECEIVED
Tbe Most Mapiflcicnt Reception in Uur
History.
SOLDIERS, SAILORS
AND CITIZENS
Alt Unite in Welcoming the Hero
Manila Bay Amid the Roar
Cannon.
New York, Sept. 27. Admiral Dewey
rose early today and could be eeen from
Atlantic Highlands pacing Olympia's
quarter deck. An outward bound British
steamer saluted as it passed. At nine
o'clock tho Olympia started up the bay
for the government anchorage off Tomp
kinsville. It was explained today that while
Dewey and Rear Admiral Howieou both
outrank Hear Admiral Sampson, there
has been no charge in the arrangements
giving Sampson full control of the naval
portion of the demonstration In Dewey's
home.
Long before dawn'steam and sailing
craft of all s'zss gathered in tbe vicinity
of the southwest channel and swarmed
around the Olympia. A string of signal
lights kept constantly changing as
answers were flashed across the bay to
salutations and passing ships. Just at
dawn the signal lights on the Olympia
wentdown.
At 6 :45 the cruiser Chicago, flying the
pennant of Rear Admiral Hoaison,
passed in at the narrows. As she neared
the Olympia her guns belched forth the
almiral's salute, which the Olympia
returned with a salute for the rear, ad
miral. At 8 o'clock colors were sounded and
the flag and tck were hoisted fore and
aft to the strains of the "Star Spangled
Banner."
At 8:30 o'clock the Dolphin hove in
sight, having on board the Assistant
Secretary of the Navy Allen, who was
received with a salute. He went on
board the Olympia and remained until
the Olympia weighed anchor. All the
way up the lower bay the signal buoys
were kept busy dipping colors while the
steam Siren kept tooting out the thanks
of the admiral to his admirers. As the
cruiser neared Forts Wadsworth and
Hamilton the mariners paraded th
tho quarterdeck in full dress nniform,
standing at attention, while the ensign
was lowered and the ship number dis
played. As the Olympia entered the
channel the signal corps on the forts wig
wagged a welcome which was answered
by the siiips signalled. Tl.o sloops of
the forts were crowded with soldiers and
as the first gun be'ehed forth a welcome
they cheered lustily. The face of the
hero of Manila was wreathe j in smiles
as his ship answered gun for gun. A
little later the cruiser joined Sampson's
fleet off Tompkinsville, which thundered
out a welcome to the commander-in-chief.
BOLD, BAD BOY
BUNCHGRASSERS
Robbed a Stage and Planned to Wreck
a Train.
Pkxdi.ktos, Or., Sept. 28. Two more
boys, collectively weighing 260 pounds,
and the oldest being but twenty-four
years old, were brought liefore John
Hailoy, United States commissioner, in
this city yesterday, charged with lobbing
the United States mails last Friday night
near Westfall, Malheur county. Their
cases were continued for a week. From
the admission made by the mother of
one of them, and the fact that she gave
np to tho (sfllceu (080 in greenbacks
Powder
ure
which she had received from tl em as
the fruits of their highwaymen's attempt,
the commissioner believed them deserv
ing of being held to the United States
grand jury.
John Barclay, twenty-four years old,
anil Forest Farrens, twenty-one years
old, the prisoners, made a pitiable figure
in the court, and the officers scarcely
had the heart to pureue them with the
law's retribution. They did not appear
to be capable of attempting so serious a
thing as holding up the stage, and loot
ing the mail?, and when was added to
the specific charge of t ho robbery the
fact that they had planned the daring
scheme to stopping and going through
the Oiegon Short Line train at Ontario,
ditching it first, and then compelling
the passengers and the express agents to
give up the wealth In their possession,
the case assu red really ridiculous pro
portions. With no beard on thi ir faces,
and to all appearances absolutely inex
perienced in the world, there was noth
ing suggestive of the fierce highwayman
in their demeanor.
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A Lucky Dog Catcher.
Astoria, Sept. 7. Astoria's dog
catcher, Jim Petty, left this evening for
New York city, to assist in settling op
his uncle's estate. He received a letter
from the lawyer of the estate enclosing
a draft for (31)0, and stated that the
share coining to him was one-seventh
of property valued at $750,000.
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Prominent Indian Killed.
North Yakima, Was1'., Sept. 27.
Louis Ambrose, at Indian abou . tl.iry
years of a;r, was run.ver bya wagon
and killet mar Fort Simcoe Monday
night. Ambrose was one of the most
prominent young Indians on the reserva
tion, having leen rducited at the Car
lisle school. Considerable mystery sur
rounds his death. His father states
that he has been unable to ascertain who
drove the wagon that passed over him.
Voleanto Eruption
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