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THE DALLES, WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY JANUARY 17, 1900.
; OCCUPIES CAVITE
Betels Crrtta Fran AD Imtorlan
Faints Piwrtt Caitnrei.
; ARE SUCCESSFUL
A Heavy Loss to the Enemy During th
Week in Men, Ordnance
X Washington, Jan. 12. The war de
partment today received the following
cablegram from General Otis :
v "Manila. I haveeontinued the opera
tlon's ol Bales' command in South
Manila, and the Thirty-seventh and
Thirty-ninth regulars at Calamba, com
ma ruled by Dullard. On January 1
Bullard, with two battalions of the
Thirty-ninth, attacked a force of insur
gents in the vicinity, driving the enemy
capturing the town of Cabayuo, and the
following day Bynan. The enemy's loss
was thirty killed, a large number wound
ed. Twenty , prisoners and rines were
captured. The casualties were three
men slightly wounded.
"January 2", a body of three companies
of the Thirty-seventh captured General
Bizal, official papers and property three
miles east of Los Banos. January 4
Long's detachment of the 9th, attacked
insurgents at Carmon and killed twenty
five; no casualties. January 9, Bullard
with portions of the Thirty-seventh and
Thirty-ninth regiments, attacked the
enemy south of Calamba, whom be drove
beyond Santo Tom as, killing twenty-four
and capturing artillery. Casualties, one
private killed, Captain Baker and Lieu
tenant Peltita, of the Thirty-ninth,
1 "January 11, Cheatham's company of
the Thirty-seventh, supported by ar
tillery, attacked the insurgents two miles
west of Santo Tomas, driving them from
that section. Nocasualtiee. Schwann's
column, consisting of a squadron of the
Fourth, one of the Eleventh cavalry a
Thirtieth and Forty'sixth infantries, and
Six Norde'nfelt guns, under Captain Van
Dusen, seized Binan-Sitang,in Dangnaic,
scattering the enemy, who were severely
punished. Wheaton's column, three
troops of the Eleventh cavalry and the
Fourth, Twenty-eighth, Thirty-eighth
and Forty-fifth regiments, Astor and
Kenly's batteries, have driven the enemy
from all important points north of Siland
Land, had heavy fighting, captured con
siderable public property, inflicting
heavy loss npon, and scattering the
I "Schwann's column is now moving in
Northern Batangas in a southerly direc
tion. All Cavite province is occupied by
Wheaton's command. A heavy loss to
the enemy during the week in men,
Ordnance and other property, all opera-
lions-being very successful."
. Occuptea Mouth Dank of th Tugela.
London, Jan. 12. Tho war office this
morning received the following dispatch
from Boiler, dated Springfield, January
"I occupied the south bank of the
Tugela river at Pottgieter'a drift this
morning and seized the point, The
river is In flood. The enemy is strongly
entrenched about four and a half miles
to the south."
Apart from the definite news that
Buller has attemped a second time to
cross the Tugela river, the only newi is
the list of casualties among the British
officers in the fight at Ladysmith, Jan,
0, showing thirteen killed and twenty
seven wounded. Among the latter was
Lieutenant Colonel William Henry
Dick-Cunyngham, commander of the
second battalion of the Gorden High
landers since 1807, who has since suc
cumbed to his wounds. He was lm
ifne'y popular everywhere and. his
-Jath will cause widespread sorrow.
Franca Will Ha a Monarchy Again.
Chicago, Jan. 12. Count de la
Chasnay, who was married In Colorado
3prings two days ago,, and who passed
tnrough Chicago last night on hii way
'o Paris, believes eventually France will
l.ave again a raonarcbial form of govern
ment. ''Nothing will be done in a political
way to reorganize the present govern
ment," he said, "until after the Paris
jf position. That Is practically a matter
)f agreement among the high statesman.
ut France is near change. The
Fashoda incident and the Dreyfus affair
added much to the gensral discontent
auong the masses. At the proper time
the man to lead the royalist party wi!1
be found. It ia not unlikely that Prince
Louis Napoleon, now a colonel in the
Russian army, will be the one chosen."
Dr. McGlynu'a Funeral.
New York, Jan. 11. The funeral to
day of Rev. Dr. Edward McGlynn at the
St. Stephen's church, of which he was
formerly pastor, was the occasion of a
manilestation of popular affection such
as has been rarely 'witnessed. During
the forenoon, fully 4000 people looked
upon the face of the dead priest, whose
remains were deposited at the alter rail
of the church. The obsequies began ut
9 :30 with a solemn chant for the dead,
conducted by Revs. McLaughton and
O'Connor of St. Stephen's.
Livestock Aaaoclatlona Meet.
Chicago, Jan. 12. Livestock commis
sion men will leave Chicago tomorrow
afternoon for Fort Worth, Tex., to at
tend the annual meeting of the National
Livestock Association, which convenes
there January 16 to 19 inclusive. The
delegates will also go to San Antonio,
Tex., to attend the annual meeting of
the Texas Livestock Association, which
begins Monday, January 22, and con
tinues Iir three days.
BILL FOR AN
Tongue Working to Have it Located in
Portland Shafroth Aids the Cause
Bill Was Finally Referred to a
Washington, Jan. 11. Represent
ative Tongue appeared before the com
mittee on coinage, weights and measures
today, and spoke in behalf of his bill to
establish an assay office at Portland. He
pointed out that Portland is easily acces
sible to the miners of the Oregon gold
fields and is also In a position to receive
a part of the gold coming down from
Representative Hill, of Connecticut,
followed Mr. Tongue, and objected to
the establishment of more assay offices,
and protested against the government
paying the cost of transportation of
bullion to the assay office.
Representative Shafroth, of Colorado,
championed the cause of the Portland
office, and made a strong defense of the
government bearing the expense of trans
portation. He BtaUd that the govern
ment is ba lly in . need of more assay
offices, and ho would use his best efforts
in behalf of the proposed office at Port
Mr. Jongne's bill was finally referred
to the special subcommittee, which will
have charge of all bills for aeeny offices
The chairman of the committee thinks
that,- while it is evident more assay
offices are needed, very few will be
authorized, and those In the most need
How Taxable Valuations Have1 Run in
Oregon for a Dozen Years Past-
Salem, Jan. 11. Governor Geer, Sec.
retary of State Dunbar and State Treas
rer Moore, acting iiintly, fixed the
state tax levy at 0.3 mills, which, npon
valuation ot tl2J,ZHZ,Hl). will raise
$757,782.13. Last year the tax was 5.7
mills, and npon taxable property valued
at 1133,533,677 the sum of 1701,143.39
The higher levy this year was due to
the lower valuation and to several other
causes. First, under the act of the last
legislature abolishing the fee system,
35,000 must be paid in salaries to the
ietrict attorneys of the several districts.
Formerly, these officials were paid most
ly in fees in the counties. Second, three
items amounting to $45,000, which, on
account of press of business had been
omitted from the estimate made by the
old board Inst year, hail to be met. These
were: Compensation for rejected Oregon
volunteers, f."000: replacing a building
of the agricultural college, which had
been destroyed by fire, $25,000; to re
imburse the commission which re
presented Oregon at tho Omaha exposi
Clarke & Falk have on sale a full line
of paint and artist's brusher.
Al Least Kite Litis tet at Eeilrict,
Railroad Destroyed for Miles in Pot
latch Valley-Thousands of Bushels
of Wheat Gone.
Mohcow, Idaho, Jan. 13. Last evening
at 5:30 the town of Kendrick, in the
south part of Latah county, was almost
floated away by a deluge of water which
rushed down the Big Potlatch river and
submerged everything in its path. Dur
ing the preceding thirty-six hours a
Chinook wind bad melted the snow on
the mountains and the waters filled the
gulches and little streams leading to the
river. Kendrick Is located in a deep
canyon on a narrow bank of the stream,
and the homes cf many of the citizens
are along the banks of the river. Tho
water came down without a warning. In
a few minutes after the first alarm the
streets were submerged, and houses
were floating down the river. Thirty-
five families were driven out of their
honsee, and tbey lost their furniture,
bedding and other household effects.
The loss of life cannot be ascertained.
The three children of Charles Hamlin
were drowned. The father was attempt
ing to reach higher ground, when hie
wagon was overturned, and the occu
pants were thrown into the current of
the rushing waters. He managed to
save his wife, but the children were lost.
The body of one of the children was
fonnd last night.
The water has subsided to some extent
today, but is still a raging flood. It is
three feet deep in business houses. The
loss ot merchandise will be considerable.
The farmers' elevator was washed out
and with it a large amount of wheat.
Tho citizens are panic-stricken over the
ouddenness of the delnge, and tho sus
pense is intensified by the fear that
there is much loss of life.
The citizens of Moscow held a meeting
tonight to arrange for relief to be sent
to the afllicted people at once. The as
eistant superintendent of the Northern
Pacific is on the scene. Ho says the
damage to the road is severe, and that
for miles a new track and grade will
have to be constructed. The trains run
down as far as Vollmer. Both telephone
and telegraph connection with Kendrick
is destroyed. The town is the scene of
the recent railroad wreck on the North
ern Pacific, in which five trainmen lost
their lives. The flood removed all traces
Great Damage to Itallrnad Property
Jli.iaetta, Idaho, Jan. 13. Railroad
men say that for miles along the Pot
latch there Is no vestago of track, ties or
roadbed. Some believe the Northern
Pacific will not be able to run trains
over tliis branch before March, A man
just arrived from Ferguson's construction
camp on the Potlatch, six miles below
here, says the Hood carried away the
tents, provisions and everything mova
ble. All the men are safe. This infor
mant says every bridge and every yard
of track between Juliaetta and the
Clearwater river has been washed out.
REPORT OF PHILIP
Will Probably He Ready Before
February i Talk of Sending Con
gressional Committee to the
New York, Jan. 12. A special to the
Times from Washington says: About
the last of January the Philippine com
mission will submit their full report to
the president. President Schurman was
at the White House Thursday to an
nounce that progress was being made,
and that before February the work of
the commission will be completed. The
report made in Septefnber was a general
one, in which all the commissioners
joined. In the full report each com-
missioner will deal with a separate sub-!
ject. That of President Schurman is cn
government for the Philippines. He has
considered the matter fully and has dis
cussed his report with tho president. It
is assumed that such practical points as
he may offer wilt be drought to the at
tention of the appropriate committees of
the senate and the house.
As to the question of again lending a
commission to the Philippines, it has
been suggested in congress by both
senators and representatives that a joint
commission of members might be named
for that purpose. It would be very
popular and also very expensive, but it
is insieted that it would be a better way
of preparing congress and expecting
members of both houses to read their
report after it had been made in order
that it may become informed. It is
said that a special committee of members
well known would be more interesting
Condemning Right ur Way.
Goldbndale, Wash., Jan. 13. The
Columbia Valley Railroad Company, by
Louis Gerlinger, president, has filed con
demnation proceedings for right of way
across four tracks of land in Klickitat
county, and Feb. 5th is the dav set for
hearing. In two of the cases William
C. Parsons, F. A. Seufert an I the Col
umbia Kailway A Navigation Co., are
made defendants. One of the ' other
cases is against Ross and Jennie Beards
ley, and involves land just above Arling
ton and opposite Willowe, or Heppner
junction, and the last is against R. M
and Ida Turner, and involves land op
posite Swiizler'e island and at a point
not over six miles below Wallula. It
reported that the company has acquired
contracts for right of way from Turner's
place to that of Ross Beardeley, and
some important settlements are in
progress across valuable fruit lands in
the vicinity of Columbus.
Charged With Assault on Minnie Thorn
Bond Was Immediately Given.
Cottage Grove, Or., Jan. 12. Frank
Harvey, a brakeman.on the Southern
Pacific freight running between Jopction
City and Roseburg, was arrested here
today when the train pulled in, about 4
p. m., on the charge of being associated
with the crime of rape committed on
Miss Thorn, Sunday night, between
Latham and Roseburg. Harvey at once
furnished the required bonds to the
amount of $500 to appear at the next
term of circuit court, and proceeded on
with his train. The local Odd Fellows
communicated with W. C. Washburn,
cashier of tho Farmers' and Merchants'
bank, of Junction City, w ho stated that
Harvey was well know n, having a good
reputation, having been in the employ
of the Southern Pacific Company a
number of yeara, and that he (Wash
burn) would be personally responsible
for the amount of the required bond.
Harvey tells a straight story in his own
behalf, and yet says nothing that would
throw any suspicion on his associates.
A brakeman by the name of Patterson,
on the same train, is reported to have
deserted his train last Wednesday at
Comstock, when the officers were here
investigating the case, and no trace of hi m
been reported. He ia supposed to be
hiding in the woods there yet.
Found Guilty ot Murder.
North Yakima, Wash. Jan. 13.
Lonis Martin, colored, who shot and
killed another African, Tom Johnson, in
front ot a disreputable house in this ci'y
about four months ago, was today found
guilty of murder in the second degree.
The men had quarreled over their re
spective titles to the affections oi a
colored woman who, nntil the appear
ance of Johnson, was Martin's mistress.
A frlghtral 111 under
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the pain and promptly heal it. Cures
old sores, fever sores, ulcers, boils, corns,
felons and all skin eruptions. Beet pile
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Cure guaranteed. Sold by Blakeley fc
Houghton, druggists. 1
towir Teniperatora Checked Flood.
Pendleton, Jan. 14. Lower tempera
ture in the Blue mountains checked the
freshet during yesterday. Every bridge
along the Umatilla river, from its mouth
to its source, was regarded as in danger,
and some were damaged. All damaged
bents have been replaced so trains are
now running on time.
If you want pure and fresh drugs you
can buy them at the P. O. rharmac'v,
Clark A Falk, proprietors.
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
aovt giNO kw
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PLACE OF NEWS
Latest Story Atloat Is That Buller Has
Met With Another Serious Defeat.
London, Jan. 14, 4 a. m. The veil con
cealing the theater ot war from th
anxious eyes of Great Britain and th
rest of the woi Id Is still unfitted. It
impossible to doubt that this abeolut
closing of all the channels of information
la due to the censorship, the strictness
of which has been redoubled Bince th
landing of L'jrd Roberts and Lord
Kitchener, concerning whom nothin
has transpired since the annoucemen
of their arrival at Capo Town, four days
The war office stated at midnight that
no furthur news from the front had been
received, and none from any other
source has come to hand during the
As usual, when news is scarce, the
rumor-mongers have been busy. The
latest story floated is that intelligence
has reached the headquarters of the
Scots guards that General Buller haB
again sustained a serious defeat. Inquiry
at Wellington barracks shows that while
such a rumor had reached there, it was
neither official nor in any form deserving
Charged With Bigamy.
HiLi.snoito, Or. Jan. 13. Constable
Sappington this evening returned from
Wasco county, having in his custody
Frank M. Gardner, who is charge! with
being n polygamist. It appears of
record in Marion county that in 1885
Gardner married Alice Church, of the
vicinity of Salem. Oue child was born
to them. Several years ago Gardner left
lib wife and took employment as brake'
man with the Sjuthei n Pacific on the
Portland-Corvallis line. Oct. 0, 181)0
he married Mrs. F.inma rtiillips Foord,
of Hillsboro, formerly of Cornelius, and
to whom he represented that he had
procured a divorce from his first wife.
The first wife recently became ill and
went to a hospital in Portland, where
she met a Ilillsboro man who had a
wife under the doctor's care at the same
place. Making inquiries, she found that
Gardner had again married, and she at
once notified Deputy District Attorney
Bagley to have the arrest made. Gardner
is now In the county jail awaiting an
GET NO REST
Wheaton's and Schwan's Troops Keep
Them on the Move.
Washington, Jan. 15. The war de
partment today received the following
report from General Otii :
"Manila Bolomen and armed intur
gejts from the Ztmhles mountains at
tacked two companies of the Twenty
fifth Infantry, O'Neill commanding, at
Iba, January 6. The rebels were driven
and pursued with loss to them of fifty
men, no casualties among Americans.
Schwan's troops were east and south cf
Santo Tomas, Batanzas, yesterday.
Cheatham's battalion of the Thirty
seventh infantry, struck the enemy east
of Santo Thomas, on San Pablo read;
the enemy left five dead on the field.
Cavalry pursued the force eastward, but
there is no report of the retnlt.
Cheatham's casualties, one wounded.
"Anderson, of the Thirty-eighth, en
ronte to Lipaya, struck the insurgents
few miles louth of Santo Tomas, and
po. , rw votw.
drove them through Lipa to Rosariog.
The enemy's loss was twenty dead and
wounded, sixty Spanish prisoners and
$'.'0,000. Sen an l.a liberated about
2J0 Spanish piieonerg, and they are now
en route to Manila. Anderson's casu
alties yesterday, one man, killed, two
"Wheaton's force is actively operaU
ing in Western Cavite and Batangav
provinces. All the important towns are
held, and constantly patrolled. A gretit
many Filipinos returning to their homes
are believed to be insurgent deserters."
Woman Died on Train.
Ashland, Or., Jan. 14 Mrs. C. M.
Foote, of Los Angeles, Cal., aged 73
years, died suddenly on the nort'i-hound
Oregon express between Gazelle anci
Montague, at' 1 o'clock this afternoon.
She was seiz?d with a hemorrhage while
eating her meal in the dining car and
was assisted to her birth in the Pullman
sleeper, where she died in a few minutes.
The deceased woman was taking trie
remains of her late husband, who died a
few days ago in Los Angeles, to Seattle
for burial, and was accompanied by her
son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mtb.
C. II. Kilbourn, with whom she ex
pected to make her home in Seattle.
Her body was pnt in a casket here,
transferred to the baggage car and
pluced alongside that of her late hus
band and continued on with the regular
A 81 KB Cl'ltR FOlt Cltni'P,
The first indication of croup is hoarfe
nese, and in a child subject to thav
disease it may betaken as a sure sign of
the approach of an attack. Following;.
this hoarseness is a peculiar, rough.
cougn. If Chamberlain e Cough Remedy.
is given aa soon as the child becomes
hoarse, or even after the croupy cough
appears, it will prevent tho aUsck. It
s used in many thousands of homes irk
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the anxioui mothers. We have yet to
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has not proved effectual. No other
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Wai.la Walla, Wash., Jan. 15. Wil
iam Lee, of Ontarii, in Northeastern
Oregon, is preparing to make use of the
great head of steam generated in the in
terior of l lie earth fir running pumps,
which shall pump wa'.er on a large scale
for irrigating purples. The steam now
reaches the surface through large ar
tesian well between Ontario and Vale.
Catarrh Cannot ba Cured
with local applications, as they cannot
reach the seut of the disease. Catarrh
is a blood or constitutional disease, and
n order to cure it you must take inter
nal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure ih
taken internally, and arts directly on
the blood and mucous surfaces. Hall's
Catarrh Cure is not a quack medicine.
It was was prescribed by one of the best
physicians in this country for years, and
s a regular prescription. It is composed
f the best tonics known, combined with
the best blood purifiers, acting directly
on the mucous surfaces. The perfect
combination of the two ingredients is
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No Fuude to ray Check.
Wasco, Or., Jan. 14 A laborer, giving
is name as Wilson, passed a check for
10on Moore Bros.' bank, of Moro, on
the proprietor of the Western hotel of
this city, and on presenting it was found
e never had any funds in said bank.
He has not been apprehended.
Unknown Man Killed by Train.
Pendleton, Jan. 14. An unknown
man was struck by the west-bound
freight train at 4:30 o'clock this morn
ing, at Meachnm, in the Blue Mountain.
Tho bodv was crushed htneath the
ng;ne and car w heels and was dragged
uite a distance. He was a stranger
there, no one being able to identify him.
The coroner is now there en lcaur'n; to
ascertain who ho n.
Floral lotion will cure wind cl a n in
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