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THE DALLES, WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1900.
DIED IN THE
The President of the Southern PaciCc
Passes Away Suddenly at His
Racqcette Lake, N. Y., Auj; 14.
C. P. Huntington, president of the
Southern Pacific Railway Company,
died at his camp, Pine Knot, in the
Alirondacks, at about midnight. Ap
parently well on retiring at 11 o'clock,
he was taken suddenly with a choking
spell, which wag quite common with
him and was not thought to be serious,
but he became worse.
As soon as the seriousness of the at
tack was realized, a messenger was dis
patched to the camp of Governor Louns-
berry for a doctor and be was on band
in half an hour. Mr, Huntington died
without gaing consciousness, not more
than three quarters of an hour having
passed between between the attack and
his death. Mrs. Huntington and Mr.
Huntington's secretary, G. E. Miles,
were at Lis bedeido at the time of bis
Early In the day of Monday Mr,
Huntington appeared to be enjoying the
best of health, walking around his pre
serve and taking a trip on his private
steamer, the Oneita, and be remarked to
his friends that he was feeling unusually
well. His adopted son, A. M. Hunting
ton, was notified at an early hour this
morning, and is hourly expected to join
Mrs. Huntington. After a delay the
news was delivered to W. West Durant,
who was jointly connected with Mr.
Huntington in the Racquette Lake
Railway. Mr Durant will contribute
his boats and teams and servants to
wards making the final arrangements
for the disposition of the body. Mr.
Huntington, wife and servants arrived
at Durant on Friday, August 10:h, in
their private car. The steamer Oneita
was awaiting their arrival at the wharf
to convey them to their mountain home,
Pine Knot Camp.
Southwestern Counties Failed to I'nitc
oil Anti-Wilson Programs.
Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 15. The follow
ing ticket is slated for nomination by
the republican state convention today.
Governor J. M. Frink, of King.
Lieutenant Governor Henry Mc
Bride, of Skagit.
Secretary of State Sam II. Nichols,
Auditor John D. Atkinson, of Che
lan. Treasurer C. V. Maynard, of Lewis.
Land Commissioner 8. A. Calvert,
Attorney-General VV. B. Stratton,
Superintendent of Public Instruction
It. B. Bryan, of Chehalis.
Supreme Judget Wallace Mount, of
Spokane; R. O. Dunbar, of Thurston.
representative in Congress Frank
VV. Cushman.of Tierce; W. L. Jones,
The nieces of Mr. Frink is made prac
tically certain by the failure of the
southwest to get togother. Lewis Coun
ty lefused to stand with the combina
tion, and was received with open arms
by the Frink people. Then Pacific fol
lowed, in the hope of saving its candi
date for attorney-general, which was
accomplished by the Frink-Wilson-Mc-Graw
managers agreeing to switch Wal
lace Mount to a supreme judgeship.
Atkinson, of Chelan, was satisfied with
It looks at this time as If the el a to will
Ro through without a break and the
convention will be able to conclude its
Ubrs tomorrow night.
Rrafer Atk far llefuce.
London, An. 14. President Kruger
addressed a formal application to the
United States to grant him a sanctnary
in case the necessity for it arose. This
oocured, according to Secretary Reits,
the day Lord Roberts entered Pretoria.
The details of the event have been
related to a reporter of the Associated
Press by F. W. I'nger, who has just re
turned from the Transvaal, and who se
cured the information from Secretary
Reilx and others. After quoting the
Secretary as saying President Kruger
would never take to the mountains, on
account of his age, but woold retreat
'own the line, finally eecaping to Portu-
guese territory, Mr. Uner says that the
J day the British entere Pretoria Fresi
i dent Kruger eent for W. Stanley Hollie,
tae American consul at Lourenco Mar
ques, and Mr. Holiis was taken to Mach
adodorp in a special car. President
Kruger asked him if bis government
would giant him (President Kruger) an
asylum in the Lourenco Marbues consu-
I late until he (Mr. Kruger made other
airaiiemer.ts for bis departure. Presi
dent Kroger expressed fears concerning
his treatment by the Portuitnesb gov
ernment, and wished to guard a way of
escape. Mr. Hollis asked for time to
consult with his government, and Presi
dent Kruger assured him he would re
ceive a week's notice before putting the
plan into execution.
The Allies Advance Rapidly The Chin
ese Retreat American Troops Lead.
New York, Aug. 14. A dispatch to
the World from headquarters of the
allied troops in the field, Tai Teung,
China, August 8, via Taku, Che Foo
and Shanghai, August 13, says: Th
general advance of the allied forces be'
gan this (Wednesday) morning. The
order is to rus!i to Pekin with no rest. Th
Chinese are reported to have retreated
straight to Pekin after -being driven on
of Yang Tfiun on Monday.
Yang Tsun was captured by the
Americans, under General Chaffee. They
led the allies in the forced march from
Pei Teang and attacked before th
natives had recovered from the effects
of their signal defeat of the day before
The United States regulars made a dash
when they found the enemy and soon
were masters of the position.
Chicago, Aug. 14. A special to the
Tiruef-Herald from Washington says
A second dispatch corroborating the ad'
Vices from General Chaffee that the re
lief column had arrived at Ho Si Wn has
been received. . The dispatch, wiiich was
unsigned, was directed to tlio bureau of
navigation of the navy department and
evidently was from Admiral Remey
Here Is what the department made
public of this dispatch :
"Advanced August 9th to Ho Si Wu
Chinese fled after firing few shots. No
New York, Aug. 14. A dispatch to
the Herald from Che foo, fated August
6th, says: The Chinese plans for the
recapture of the Tien Tsin and Taku fcrts
has been sanctioned by the emperor.
New onK, Aug. 14. A dispatch to
the Herald from Tien Tsin, dated
August 3, tays : General .Dor ward is in
command of the forces left to defend
Tien Tein. The Chinese have received
reinforcements from the south. The
duplicity ol the southern viceroys ac
counts for this.
The reform of China means ruin to
half a million officials.
1'revlou Keenrda Broken,
Plymouth, Aug. 14. The Hamburg'
American line steamer Deutechland,
which sailed from New York August 8th
f,r Hamburg, arrived here at 8:20 this
morning, making a new record for the
eastward passage and the fastest time
ever attained by any ocean steamer of
5 davs 11 hours and 45 minutes. Her
highest day's run was 522 knots.
The Deutechland made an average
speed of 23:34 knots during the pass
The Dentschland cleared the Sandy
Hoik Lightship at 3:35 p. m. last
Wednesday. Following the day after
the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, which
arrived at Cherbourg yesterday. Con
siderahle tutest has been taken in
watching for the arrival of the two gieat
rivals. By her present performance,
the Deutschland has beaten the record
breaking time made on her maiden
passage eastward in July by 3 hours and
A youthful Criminal.
Junction Citv, Or., Aug. 14. Deputy
Prosecuting Attorney L. L. Harris, of
Eugene, was in the city today at the ex
amlnation of Arthur Williams, a boy of
about 15 years of age, who was arrested
here this morning on a charge of break
ing into a way car. He was discovered
by the trainmen when the train stopped
at Goshen. Two boxes of shoes, which
were in the ear, had been broken into.
The trainmen locked him in the car, bnt
he cut a hole trough the side of the car,
reached through and broke the seal on
the door and got out here. IN was
caught and locked up. At the trial he
lived examination and was bound
over In the sum of f20O to the October
term of court.
in the Capital.
London-, Aug. 10, 3:50 a. ra. "Th
allies htj reported to have reached Fe
kin Monday," says ths Shanghai corre
spondt iit nf the Daily Express, wirin
yesterday. He adds: "Chinese official
news is without detail." A Paris lues
sage reveals this, but the statement
especially as it emanated from Shang
hai, must be accepted with considerab)
London papers, basing their remark
upon Washington didatches, which
with the exception of the foregoing from
Shanghai, form the latest news regard
ing the advance, are divided in opinion
some believing that the allies must have
already reached Pekin and others pre
(erring to believe that the relief will not
be accomplished until the end of th
Telegraphing from Yang Tsung, Aug
nst 6th, a Daily News correspondent
says: "Sir Alfred Gaselee hopes to
keep the enemy running, and to follow
him right Into Pekin."
Ngan Ping was occupied without fir
ing a shot, according to a dispatch to
the Daily Express from that place dated
August 11th. "It is believed," the mes
sage adds, "that Generals Tang Fu
Siang, Ma, and Chung are entrenched
40,000 strong at. Tung Chow. The allies
may avoid Tung Chow, pursuing the
route noithwest from Chang Cai Wan.
Tung Chow appears to be about 12
miles from Pekin.
A dispatch to the same paper from
Shanghai, dated yesterday, says that
the officials profess to be willing to hand
over the foreign ministers, their families
and their servants, but will not permit
the departure of the native Christians
"The Russian government," declares
this telegram, has notified Li Hung
Chang of its willingness to receive M
De Giers outside the walls of Pekin,
thus avoiding the entrance of the Rus
sian force. This independent action is
calculated to embaraBS the allies serious
ly. Japan demands that General Yung
Lu shall meet the allies outside the city
wails and deliver the ministers and all
the native Christians."
The Chinese minister in London is
quoted as saying:
The powers must not press too hard
on Pekin. If you defeat the Chinese
soldiers it will not be possible to control
the soldiers. They may turn and rend
the Legations. I do not believe the Le
gation food supplies will be stopped as
long as the powers refrain from attack
ing i'ekm and negotiate lor the surren
der of the ministers."
Ao Important DlaeoTerjr.
Newiork, Aug. lo. A -dispatch to
the Times from Paris says: Highly in
teresting demonstrations of the proper
ties of bioxlde of sodium are being given
before the French Academy of Science.
tiioxideot codium is lound to possess
the property of renewing the oxygen of
air that has ben breathed and in absorb
ing carbonic acid gas given off.
Thus, with an apparatus containing
the sodium, shown by Desgrey and Bal
thourad at the academy, a diver can
remain under water and walk about
without having '.he air renewed by pump-
ng apparatus at present employed.
Moreover, by means of the new appa
ratus miners will be able to penetrate
into poisonous gas end foul air and
firemen into smoke without asphyxia
tion. It will also render practicable
Ample proof of all that is claimed for
t were given at the academy. Two men
put on diving dress, from which all air
was excluded, and remained inclosed
two hours. Afterward thesame men re
mained nn ler water in the Seine during
half in hour. The experiments are
creating the greatest, interest in scien
Mr. JefTeraon Scaled.
Miu. Citv, Aug. 14. The scaling of
Mount Jefferson was successfully ac
complished by about 20 of the party of
33, including the Mszainas, yesterday
afternoon at 3 o'chek. There were
narrow escapes from falls. The ar jeui
was extremely rough and rocky.
Owing to the lateness of the hour the
climb to the summit of Pinnacle Rock
nd to be abandoned. Hurry A. Young,
of Salem, volunteered to cross the saddle
to the pinnacle and was half way up
hen called back. Pinnacle Rock, on
top of the crest, is fully 300 feet high on
the crest, and the rope brought by the
Mazamas was by half insufficient for a
life line. The climb is hazardous and
several backed out. By the time the
leaders of the party left the creet of the
mountain a few of the last comers ven
tured part way. There were few Maza
mas it the see-ion on top of the moun
tain. K. K. rarrtsti, a Forrest ranger,
was first up; Jude M. C George, of
Portland, second; S. C. Spencer, of
Portland, third. Fourth was a boy
named Wallace C. Riddell. Next were
F. A. Routledge and D. C. Freeman, of
The Evening Telegram.
Of ladies who eventually got up there
were Miss Udell, of Tacoma; Miss
Thompson of Portland ; Mrs. Mercer, of
Much chagrin is fell by the Mazimas
at their failure to reach the crest of
Pinnacle Rock. The party lacked good
leadership, apparently, and it was too
late in the day reaching the top of the
rock. There was little snow, excepting
in huge palches on the mountain side.
Only eight of the climbers risked coast
ing d jwn.
What the Powers Propose to Do with
China. Capital will be moved.
New York, Aug. 15. Pritchard Mor
gan, M. 1 ., whose close relations witn
Chinese commerce have enabled him to
keep In close touch with events in the far
East, sent the following cable from Lon
don to the World :
"Negotiations are proceeding in China
between the Imperial government and
the commanders of the European forces
to arrange conditions for handing over
the foreigners now in Pekin to the allied
army. J mediately the safety ol the for
eigners in Pekin is assured, Li Hung
Chang will offer terms of settlement of
the whole difficulty, giving full full re
paration to the powers, especially Ger
many, including indemnity and ex
emplary pnnishment of all the ofliclals,
both military and civil, who have been
responsible for the outrages.
"As it is understood that the present
government of China cannot survive
this crisis, a new form of government
will be proposed, nnder whicb China
wilt be governed by ten native viceroys
appointed for life. They will act under
a supreme head, a European, nominated
by the powers. On a vacancy arising
among the ten chosen rulers, the vic!-
oys will have the right to nominate a
man to fill the place, subject to the veto
of the supreme head.
"The responsibility of the government
for the county, under European suryeil-
ance, will he thrown on the shoulders
of patriotic viceroys, with the assistants
and the administration will be reformed
broadly on lines suggested by the in
formed customs secretary.
"China can only be governed by the
Chineee. This fact is now recognized
by all the European powers. Disarm
ament w ill be a part of the new scheme,
Imultaneously with the organizing of
an effective police system. The capital
will be moved to Shanghai,
"The proposals are now forming the
subject of Interchanges of notes be-
ween the European chancellors and
Washington, and they will be found to
supply the principles of a new Chinese
Armenian Maaaaries Itepeated.
New Yokk, Aug. 15. A special to the
ournal and Advertiser irom i.omion
says: Hie Mlltan is taking advantage
of the fact that attention of the great
powers is occupied by the troubles in
China, to allow his Mohammedan lieges
to indulge in one of thir periodical on
slaughts on Christians. In the eirly
part of last week 200 Armenians near
Van were massacred without any inter
ference by the authorities, and the Brit
ish vice-consul was instructed by his
government io investigate it, but lie ft as
set upon and fired into by the Kurds,
ho robbed him of his bnggage, wound
ed his interpreter and subjected other
members of his party to maltreatr.ient.
Sir Nicholas O'Connor, the British
mbassador at Constantinople, has
lodged a strong protest with the Sub
lime Porte, which has been received
ith even more than its customary in-
Ilurllnfton'a New Line Completed,
Omaha, Aug. 15. The extension of t lie
Chicago, Burlington &. ijuincy of the
North Platte river region wai opened
for traffic today. The new rod extends
from Denver to the North Flatte river
and from there to Brush, Colo. This
will make a great difference in railway
distances irom Denver lo points in the
Northwest. It shortens the railroad dis
tance from Denver to Deadwood about
CITY OF PEKIN
Unofficial Repoits of the Attack on
City. Ministers Believed to
London, Aug. 17, 3:45 a. m. A cable
gram to Vienna from Hong Kong an
nounces the capture of Pekin ; but the
Austrian government, like other Euro
pean powers, is still without confirma
tion of this report.
An official telegram, dated Taku, Aug
ust 14, has been received at Rome which
asserts that the attack on Pekin beun
Monday, that Sir Claude MacDonald,
the British minister, opened communi
cation with the relieving forces and that
the allies have established their head
quarters at Tung Chow.
Chinese officials in Shanghai are re
ported as admitting that the allies in
flicted a heavy defeat on the Chinese
Imperial troops around Tuog Chow
Sunday and then marched direct on
Pekin. This, if true, carries the Jap
anese official advices announcing the
capture of Tnng Chow one step further.
The western powerB, according to a
dispatch to the Daily Express from
Kobe, have accepted the proposals for
mulated by Japan for arranging an ar
mistice dependent upon the immediate
delivery of the foreign legations to the
allies or the granting of permission to
the allied forces to enter Fekin and to
guard the legations. Upon this basis,
the correspondent says, Japan has al
ready begun to negotiate.
Shanghai dispatches declare that the
Chinese had intended to make a final
attack upon the legations last Sunday,
but whether the plan was carried out is
not known there.
From the same place comes the state
ment that Vice-Admiral Seymour and
Brigadier-General Creah have joined in
the protest against the withdrawal of
the British troops. All the morning
papers, which comment on the subject,
appeal to Lord Salisbury not to with
draw them and dilate upon the serious
results of such action to British pre-
American negotiations looking to a ces
sation of hostilities also receive consid
erable attention, favorable and other
wise, but all the editorials agree that
too precipitate a withdrawal from Pekin
after the delivery of the legations would
have a bad effect on the Chinese situa
tion. The consensus of opinion expressed
by the moiling papers tends to the be
lief that the members of the legations
are now safe with the allies.
Describing the capture of Ho Si Wu,
a special dispatch says that the head
gear of the Americans was quito insuffi
cient for the awful heat and that the
consequences was direful.
Delivery of the Ministers Can Be
Made at Either the Inner or Outer
Gate of Pvkin.
New Yohk, Aug. 10. A cable die
patch from Kobe, Japan, dated today lo
the Evening Journal, says:
"Japan has proposed an armistice be
tween the poweis and China and China
lias excepted. The terms are that the
minister' either be placed under the pro
tection of the allies at the gates of Pekin
or that the allies be admitted to enter
Pekin to receive them. Japan lies
Wariiinoton, Aug. 10. A special
meeting of the cabinet was held before
noon today, at which the Chinese ques
situation was thoroughly discussed.
The several messages that have been re
ceived from Minister Conger and Con
sul General Goodnow on the appeal of
Li Hung Chang that all the bi 1 io t forces
halt at Tung Chow in order that an
armittice be arranged Were cirefully
considered. An answer whs prepared
to this appeal In which it is understood
that this goverument agrees to an ar
mistice for the purpose of relieving the
ministers, either at the inner gate of the
citv or the outer gate, whichever the
officers In command of the troops may
designate after communicating with
the ministers themselves.
If the ministers think that arrange
ments can be made by which their safety
will be assured in moving from the Brit
ish legation to the inside gate, which is
abjuttwoor three hundred yards dis
tant, this government will agree to an
armistice for that pnr ose and after
Minister C.mger has been safely deliver
ed, this government will for a specified!
time cease hostilities with a view to ar
ranging terms of peace.
Wakmin'uton, Aug. 10 The navy de
partment has made public the following
dUpatuh from Admiral Ri'iuey :
"Taku, Aug. 13. Front unheard from
since 11th. Lieutenant Latimer is on
Chaffee's staff expressly to furnish me
authentic information. Latest report
from Japanese sources say al'ies occu
pied Tung Ciiow on the 12th and would
attack Pekin today. Remky.
Tokio, Tuesday, Aug. 14. A semi
official dispatch from Tung Chow (Lung
Chan) dated August 12, says:
"The Japanese troops occupied Tnng
Chow today. We are now ten miles
from Pekin. Last night a quantity of
arms and a granary with gre.it stores of
rice were captured."
Beat Remedy lor Stomach
'I have been in the drug business for
twenty years and have eold most all ot
the proprietary medicines of any note.
Among the entire list I have never found,
an) thing to equal ChamBerlain's Colic,
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stomach and bowel troubles," says O..
W. Wakefield, of Columbus, Ga. "This
remedy cured two severe cases of cholera,
morbus in my family and I have recom
mended and sold hundreds of bottles of
it to my customers to their entire satis
faction. It affords a quick and sure cure
in a pleasant form." For sale by
Blakeley & Houghton.
Not a Cltlaen or the United State.
Chicauo, Aug. Id. A special to the
Record , from Lincoln Nob., says: A
nsation has been caused by the dis
covery that Wharton Barker, Middle-of-
the-road candidate for president on the
the Pupnliat ticket, is ineligible for the
office to which he aspires. It is sail
while superintending some improve
ments in Russia some years ago, Mr.
Baiker was made "Lord of St. Wicces-
las" by the Czar. Before accepting the
title lie did not ask Congress to grant
him the priviledge, and ho is therefore
ineligible because he forfeited hi citizen
ship by accepting the honor without
permission of the United States author
Hies. If this proves true, Mr. Barker timet
step down and out. Ignatius Donnelly
would succeed him as candidate for
president, some one else being chosen as
candidate for vice-president.
Catarrh Cannot He Cored
with local applications, as they cannot
reach the seat of the dieeaee. Catarrh
is a blood or constitutional disease, and
in order to cure it you must take inter
nal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure is
taken internally, and acts directly on
the blood and mucous surfaces. Hull's
Catarrh Cure is not a quack medicine.
It was was prescribed by one of the best
physicians in this country for yee-s, and
is a regular prescription. It is composed
of the beet tonics known, combined with
the best blood purifiers, acting directly
on the mucous surfaces. The perfect.
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Hall's Family Pills are the best. 12
Baker City, Aug. 16. A romantic
story of the finding of a long-lost brother
comes from the Grand Ronde Valley, A
B. Conley, the wheat king of Eastern
Oregon, whose ranch number 1100 acres
in one body in the beautiful Grand
Ronde, near Cove, learned the other day
through some country paper that his
brother, whom he had not seen for more
than fifty years, was at the little town of
Murray, Neb., just south of Omaha.
Without waiting even to telegraph, Mr.
Conley jumped the overland limited
train that night and went to see the
brother unknown for so long a lime.
Two diys ago he returned home, bring
ing his brother with him for a visit to
Union county. The brother is 75 vears
old, hale and hearty, and as ready for a
i trade as he was when a boy.
A Ootid Cuiish Medicine.
Many thousands have been restored to
health and happiness by the use of
Chamberlain's Couith Remedy. If af
flicted with any throat or lung trouble,
give it a trial for it is certain to prove
beneficial. Coughs that have, resisted
all other treat ment for years, have yielded
to this remedy and perfect health been
restored. Cases that seemed hopeless,
that the climate of famous he.tlth resorts
failed to benefit, have been permannt!y
cured by its use. For rale by Blakeley