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ST. HELENS, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1892.
THE OREGON MIST.
Illtllll EVKBlf FRIDAY IdOIMING
THE MIST PUBLISHING COMPANY,
J, R. BEEOLE, Manager.
' OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER.
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Prof.nlonal earda on, year 13
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II, If eulumn on, year "
Uuarter eulumn ou, yar 40
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On, Inch tli rea monllu '
On, Inch tlx mouth,
Local nollci. 15 cnti per lln lor flri! Iner
Hon; lOwuta p.rllm lor ueh aubaequtnl In-
Legal lv,rtlMm,nt. II.M pr Inch for flrat
inaeruim, aim 7, ccuii per iuod tor acn auu..
COLUMBIA COUNTY DIRECTORY.
Ceaaf f Officers.
&K D)',u Blatiohard, Klnl,r
Clr K. K. Hatch, H . Ilelana
Mh.rin ' A. Maaali-, at. Helena
Troaaur r K. M. Wharton, ColanbU Oltjr
Bupt. ill Biihooli T. J. Clsotou, Vcrnoni,
Aaaea-or...,.,.... W. II. Kjraer, Kaluler
Surveyor A. B. Lltil. H nl.r
f.mi..t,,... II- Q. ".l'0 m, Veruoule
U. w. Harnea, Mayaer.
HON 10. 81. H,l,ni Lodge, Ho. M-Refuler
eoiiiinuulnatlona nrl ana iiura Haturaar in
ach month al7 W)r. M. at Maionle hall. Villi
Inn ruaiob.ra In good standing Inrll.J to at-
,',JllA'oHto.-Ralnl,r Lodire. No. I4-Met,t
rnetlnz Hatiintay on or balur, ,anh lull moon
at 7:au r. it. at Maaunlo hall, oer ulanchard'a
!tor. Vlelllni uieinbere In food ataudlnf In
vited to attand.
Down rlrar (boat) eloaea at S SO 1. u.
lip river (boat) l-Iomi at r. at.
Th, mall for Varuonla and rittaburt l.,Ta
It. llelani Monday, Wadnuday and Friday at
Th, mall lor Maralilaud. Olatakanl, and Mlat
leaven H'llull Monday, W,dn,.day and Friday
i Malla(rallway) north cloa, a' 10 i. at.; lor
Portland att r. a.
Traveler, .Uald, lller Baotai.
ariiMil). W. BHAVia-1,Ti St. Helena
for Portland at II A. at. Talay, Thursday and
Saturday. I,ava Mt. Helena for Clatakanle
M.milay, Wedneaday and Friday at 1:00 A, a.
Bmnaa IiALna lavaa Ht. Helena lor Port
land 7. it a. a, returning at 0 r. M.
Br. JoaRfH K ai.l.oon-l.ea va St. Helena
for Portland daily except Sunday, at 7 A. a., ar
riving at Portland at 10 80; raturnluf, !,'
Punlaur at 1 r. a., arriving at Hi. lialaua at.
jrjR. II. R. CUKP,
rilYStCIAN and SURGEON.
St. Helena, Oregon.
JJk. J, E. HAI.U
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON.
Clatiknuie, Columbia comity, Or.
J J 11. W. C. BELT,
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON.
. Rainier, Oregon. ,
yy i. rick,
8T. HsXEHS, - - Orkook.
Deputy Diatrlc t Attorney for Columbia Co.
T. A. MoBaiDt. A. 8. Duiaan.
JJcBRlDS A DRESSER,
AT rORNE YS-at-L AW.
, Oragon City, Oregon.
Prompt attention (Wen land-office baalneaa.
St. Helen,, Oregon.
Comity surveyor. Lund eurveylng, town
platting, and engineering work promptly
W.T.Bowhy. J. W. Diaki.
JUBNKY s DRAPER,
OreKon City, Oregon.
Twelve years' expurlonre , Register o(
the United Hiatus Lmiel Office here, recoin-inf-nda
an In oil! aiier-ialty u( all kindi of
business before the Latul OtHoe or the
Courts and involving the General Laud,
JJR00KENBROUOH a COW1NO,
Oregon City, Oregon.
( Lale special agf nt of General lnd offlre. )
HiimeUeiiil, Pre-emption, and Timber
Land application, and other Lund Offic,
' basinets a xpecialiy. Ollloe. second floor,
Land Ofli:e Uitlldine.
A: H. BLAKESLY,
. . .'X:
ST. HELENS, OREGON. vx
Tho house has been fully refurnished
throughout and the best of accom
modations will be given.
ST ATI E run In connection with
the hotflconnecllng with th. North
ern Pacilic Unilroad at Millon. Stage
for Taooaia trains 10 p. m. For Portland
trail) at I p. m.
EBwiisr noss, dktjggist.
PURE DRUGS, OPTICAL G00D8,
MEDICINES, TOILET FANCY GOODS,
ARTICLES, CHEMICALS, STATIONERY,
CONFECTIONERY, NEW NOVELS, ETC.
And averytlilng usually found in a First-Class Drugstore.
Physicians' Prescriptions carefully compounded at any hoar, day or night, by a
competent and Experienced Druggist.
-ADO DKtLtaS IK-
ST. HELENS, OR.
Joseph Kellogg &
FOR COWLITZ RIVER.
NORTHWEST leaves KELSO Monday, Wednesday,
and Frid ty at 5 am. Leaves PORTLAND Tuesday, Thurs
day, and Saturday at 6 a. m.
Leaves RAINIER at 5 a. m.
daily, Sunday excepted, arriving
Returning leaves Portland at 1
Don't Buy Your Drugs
ANYWHERE BUT AT A REGULAR
DRUG ; STGREi.
YOW WILL FIND THE
Freshest, Purest, and Best of Everything
Clatskanie Drug Store.
DR J. E. HALL, Proprietor.
STEAMER G. W. SHAVER.
J. W. SHAVER, Master.
Leaves Portland at Alder St. dock Monday, Wednesday, Friday
for Clatskanie, touching at Sauvies Inland, St. Helens,Colurabia
City, Kalama, Neer City, Rainier, Cedar Landing, Mt Coffin,
Bradbury, Stella, Oak Point, and all intermediate points, re
turning Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
IT IS PERFECTLY HARMLESS AND
Tat th hnlr over
Prfoaof OuMna Antl-Halrina 11 rr hnltlft tit In
with Hhaving, by
aaled from observation). Bend mona or stamps
jiniiucii'i Pinoiij conntieniiai.
nd to day. Address QUVKN OHCMIOAL CO.. 174 rtnea Street, CtHCIN w ATI, O. Yoa oau
raa-lster rnur 1ttr nt ftliv Pit nfflm trt Inanr Urn mit dllvi rv. wlil hit ST OO fur HBT
with n Hiirl fnn will
f fatllnra or altsjhtaat Injury to any pnroh"r, ltTwry bottlr jt"iiteed.
ff DEtlll -Vo Mlsa who lairedaee av
frifjflst Wf fill: praasnt with a itXl
DPtlll wIslsiradiH andfn amenc
rtPinL w will praaent with a fetLK DRHcML IB
f 4U f seiee Cawei seat wiU owCm.
Orders from the
Country filled by
Co.'s River Steamers,
at Portland at 10:30 a. m.
p. m., arriving at 6 p. m
HEW DISCOVERY IGCID!3T
Id coinpounrting Awlutfon prt wu avocldroiiy nntl!d on tb band
iid on wiuililnir if(rwHi-d It wm diacovervd lht th lialr wtm com
pli irjly re'inuort. We at or put ililn wuiiftei lul preparation, ontb
mark (t and no great ha been tlie demand that wenr now Introdurtng
li UirrHiff hotii the world under the name of Queen' AnU-Uftlrln!
SIMPLE ANY CHILD CAN U8K IT.
and apply tlie mixture for a few mlnuUe. and th
rhalr disappear aatf by mafic without the light. pin or injury wtxn
npplled or ever aftorward. It Iiunllkeanvot'ier preparation Teruet4
ftra like pnrtHwe, Tliouoandd of LADlY'S w hu hara been amoved
ivltb hair on their FAdK, NKH'K and A ItMH attest Its mertM,
OKNTI.FMFN who do not apprerlotea henrd or bait' on their neelr,
fndanrtcelcu boon In (iuepn'e Ant l-llnli Ine which does away
rendennir MR tuinre gruwin an uut r impoeaiDiiifT.
MfiLv malllne hnsrx rtrnlaae mid hr 01 taecarelr
hy li-llnr with Full nddrew written plainly. Oorrea-
Is Inmost and stiRlht forward In word
flnrl tvarv li tiar rflifPfientrn I U B1B Wll MB
thalr frtenrts IS Bottle at Qaeaa's AarUSalTtaA
yards bnatslllk Xvtra Larac hwtile as
alarj ar takaiwaem e ama,
Body of Salt Water Struck
Near Foster, Cal.
HOPS IN SALT RIVER VALLEY
Wild Cat Causes-the Death of an
Indian Woman Mishaps
in. Sham Battle.
The Portland cable road baa been sold
under a mortgage.
Idaho Prohibitionists will place a
oomplete ticket in the field.
The Common Council of San Joee has
fixed the tax levy at 11.25 on the 109.
Marshal Parsons haa withdrawn bit
libel suite against the Bait lake Tribune.
The Salt River Valley of Arizona has
dreams of becoming a great hop-producing
San Jose refused to vote $160,000 to be
expended for a new central school and
for sewer facilities.
The books at the United States Con
sul's office at Victoria, B. 0., show an
increase in exports to San Fraucisco
during the past five months.
It la stated that the Chino sugar-beet
factory is not refining sugar this season,
but is shipping raw sugar to the Sprock
ets refinery in San Francisco.
In a sham night attack at the camp of
the Kevaaa minua near uarson three
men in hastily getting np stepped on
bayonets, and severely lacerated their
The baseball bat and an ax were
wielded in a fight at Virginia City over
the title to a house by Patrick Ward and
torn O'Rourke. Both were seriously
The Republicans are holding two State
Conventions in Nevada. There is a dis
agreement over the proposition to accept
the silver elector or to select a straight
The fruit crop in the Willamette Val
ley will fall short of the average, it is
Slid, owing to the cold rains and heavy
winds which prevailed last spring. The
shortage is especially noticeable in the
prune crop. -
A body of salt water has been struck
near Foster station, twenty-six miles
from San Diego. The water is reported
to hold gold in solution. From two gal
lons of the water over two pounds of
pure salt was obtained.
In Oregon last year lf,000 bales of
hops were produced. The Salem Staler
man says that owing to increased acre
age the output this year will be much
greater, while the crop is of a much bet
ter quality than last season.
In tbe Court of Private Claims at
Santa Fe opinions were banded down
recently confirming the title to two large
tracts of land in Taos county, N. M.,
known as Las Ranchor del Rio Grande.
The grant was confirmed for 109.000
acres. The other was the Cubero grant
in Valencia county, calling for some 16,
While an Indian woman was sewins
in the shade of a tree at Palomar, San
Diego county, a wild cat sprang upon
her, biting and tearing her flesh. A dog
came to her rescue, and diverted the at
tention of the cat, which chased the dog
to (lie stable, and the none there aroused
the husband, who shot the animal. The
woman died from her wounds. .
There are about 175 Indian bova and
girls at the Chemewa Indian school how,
but it is expected the number will reach
300 before long. Uncle Sam has not
sent the quarterly installment of between
$8,000 and $10,009, which is required to
run the school, but it is looked for in a
short time. The pay-roll of the pupils
alone is in the vicinity of $215.
State Printer Baker is busv isBuinir
the 50,000 edition of the "Resources of
Oregon," a neat little pamphlet of 200
pages, rail of general information about
this State. About half of the edition
has been struck off, and it is calculated
that it will take six weeks to complete
the work. After that he will start on
the "Resources of Eastern Oregon."
The Monumental mining and milling
property at Granite, the property of C.
S. Miller, has been consolidated with the
Morris mines nt Greenhorn, and a stock
company formed with a capitalization of
si,zou,uuu, aivmea into 2dU,UUU shares.
The company is incorporated under the
name of the Granite and Greenhorn
Consolidated Mining and Milling Com
pany. . ., , .;. .; '
The government contract Indian school
at Old Mission, near San Diego, has been
reopened with nearly 100 children from
ranches all over the country. The Sis
ters of St. Joseph have been teaching
them five years with marked results,
and Indian girls are in demand for do
mestio service when through there.
Pupils are now completing a Mexican
drawn-work display for the World's Fair.
The committee in charge of the pre
liminary arrangements for the celebra
tion of 350th anniversary of the discov
ery of San Diego Bay on September 28
has received a dispatch from Governor
Torres of Lower California, stating that
President Diaz of Mexico will send his
finest military band to take part in the
celebration. Governor Torres and staff,
together with a company of Mexican
troops, will be present on that occasion.
A fire started in the woods and dry
grass near Elmira, Lane county, Or., re
cently, and spread quite rapidly. A farm
owned by James Kirk of Junction was
burned over, all his fences destroyed
and a barn filled with straw burned.
His house was burned in the same way
last year. The fire then spread to the
sclioolhoo.se, and came near getting that,
but the children playing around the
building had worn the grace off some,
and the neighbors were able to save it.
Deputy United States Collector 0. D.
Reppy of La Noria. A. T., went across
the line, and was immediately arrested
by Mexicans and taken to the town of
Santa Crux. Reppy a short time ago
captured a Mexican horse smuggler and
brought him to La Noria, where he was
bound over and taken to Tucon to await
trial. Reppy was held as a hostage for
the return of the Mexican smuggler.
Upon being notified, Mr. Lineiros of th
Mexican customs service at Nogales sent
a courier to Santa Crni with orders to
th Mexicans to release Reppy.
More Than Two Hundred Women Study'
log at the Five Great Universities
of Switzerland Etc.
Insufficient clothing keeps 8,000 chil
dren from school in Chicago.
Harvard University wants 7,000 square
leet ot room at the world's rair.
Miss Irene Wood of Cochesett, Mass.,
has taughtseventy-twoconsecutive terms
of school in the same schoolroom.
Marie Roze hss decided to winter in
Paris and to teach singing to auch Amer
ican and Pariaian students as can pay
Paris Univeraity ia the largeat In th
world. It has 9,216 students. Vienna
University with 6,220 students ia second
and Berlin third.
Washington Academy, which is th
pride of the quiet, staid little town of
ttast Macnias, Me., has Just ceieDratea
its 100th anniversary.
The University of Padua will celebrate
An December 7 the tercentenary anni
versary of Galileo's installment as pro
fessor of mathematics.
The teachers and Superintendents of
the United States receive $80,003,000 an
nually. This amount increase (2,500,
000 each year, or Vt per cent. .
Miss Viola Griswold, the only woman
in a class of forty-eight men at the Col
lege of Pharmacy, is or th western uni
versity, carried off the first prize.
The average yearly salary paid to men
school teachers in Pennsylvania, includ
ing all the districts both city and coun
try, is $315, and $24') is the average for
women teachers. CheaD teachers make
cheap schools, and cheap schools make
Mrs. A. E. W. Robertson of Muscogee.
I. T., has completed the translation of
the New Testament from the original
Greek into the Creek lansuase. The
University of Ohio has conferred upon
her the degree of doctor ol philosophy
In recognition ot ner acnoiany attain
ments. More than 200 women are studying at
the five great universities of Switzer
land Berne, Geneva, Zurich, Lausanne
and Basle. The greater number ot these
students are from Russia, and only
eleven are from America. One hundred
and fifty-seven are studying medicine,
ixty-two philosophy and five law.
The most instructive college yell yet
discovered is that of the girls belonging
to the annex of the Western Reserve
University in Cleveland : " Warm milk,
fresh air : keep your feet off the reeis-
taire." This yell is a constant reminder
of the sanitary rules of the school, strict
obedience to which has apparently
proved of great advantage to the stu
dents. PERSONAL MENTION.
Ben Butler Sadly Bent With Age M.
Zola's New Book Creates Quite
a Furor in Paris.
Candidates Harrison, Reid, Weaver
and Bid well were all born in Ohio.
Bismarck used to spell his name with
out the "c." German usage in words
having a similar ending sanctioning
eitner lorm ot spelling.
Lord Herschell, Great Britain's new
Lord Chancellor, is not a direct descend
ant of the great astronomical Hersch
ells, but is of the same family.
M. Larsen, a wealthy Danish banker,
so strikingly resembles the Czar of Rus
sia that he has got finally into an insane
hospital. He came to imagine that be
was really the Czar, and fear of assassi
nation nneettled his mind.
Henry de Rothschild, one of the
young swells of the famous family of
Rothschild, is at Saratoga. He is one of
the PariB Rothschilds, and is said to be
heir to more than $50,000,000. He is an
athletic youth of 19 years.
Sir Frederic Leighton, President of
the Royal Academy, ia mentioned as
likely to be recommended to a Peerage.
As literature and science have both al
ready received this compliment, it is
snly right that art should be recognized
In a similar manner.
The Prussian army is said to contain
but one officer raised from the ranks
Colonel Landemann, who was promoted
for acta of exceptional brajrety in the
Schleawig-Holstein campaign in ISO I.
He has juBt been gazetted commander
of the Sixtieth Infantry. ;
M. Zola i one of those who flourish
on abuse. A fierce battle is raging in
France iust now against the man who
wrote "La Debacle" and therein re
vealed, it is alleged, a lack of patriotism.
Every newspaper in Paris echoes in va
rious modulations the shout of "traitor,"
and meanwhile an edition of 100,000
copies of "La Debacle" has been sold
. Ben Butler is said to be badly bent
with age. His face haa the look of
health, hat his massive frame has be
come antinmistakable burden. His hands
move unsteadily, while his eyes appear
swollen and almost hidden by the thick
folds of flesh on his cheeks. But his
head is clear as a bell, and at 74 there is
no shrewder lawyer or politician in New
Prof. Unwin of the Guilds College,
London, has, it is said, been offered over
5,000 a year to undertake the duties of
engineer-in-chief to the extension works
now being carried out at the falls of Ni
agara to utilize a part of the enormous
hydraulio power which hitherto has been
running to waste. What Prof. Unwin's
decision in the matter is has not yet
The artist Whistler lived in Washing
ton about thirty-five years ago in such
poverty and seclusion that few people
were aware of his existence. He was
then a poorly-paid draughtsman in the
service of the coast survey, and was
forced to practice the strictest economy
to keep the lamp of life burning. His
quarters were a Wren attic, the walla
and ceilings of which he covered with
sketches of all kinds in charcoal and
The wife of Mr. Frlck of Homestead
la ot Massachusetts stock. Her father
was Asa P. Childa, who between 1823
and 1838 was engaged in the wholesale
shoe business in Pittsburg, making his
purchases in Boston, where he and his
brother, Harvey Childa, were well
known. They were partners of John
Albree of Boston, who attended to the
purchasing of the firm's stock in that
city and was a widely known and highly
respected business man.
Grasshoppers Doing Great
Damage in Ohio.
HIGHBINDERS OF NEW YORK.
A Third Party Candidate for Gov
ernor Fined for Using
Rain has saved Virginia's tobacco
There is a grain blockade at Kansas
The paper mills of New England are
forming a trust.
Pittsburg will build a $400,000 home
for its paupers.
The continued drought has Injured
corn in Illinois.
Chicago's school census shows the city
has 1,438,010 people.
Philadelphia is soon to have a system
of elevated railways.
Atlanta ia said to have a park for col
ored people exclusively.
It is proposed to build a railroad from
Washington to Mount Vernon. It will
soon be ready.
It is planned to construct a great yacht
harbor on the north shore, off Lincoln
Russian Jew immigrants at Boston are
washed with a solution of carbolic acid
to kill cholera germs. -
Bank Commissioner Johnson of Kan
sas has issued a report, which shows
great prosperity in that business.
It is reported that Republicans will
institute suit to test the constitutionality
of thelndiana apportionment act of 1891.
Mr. Wanamaker receives more appeals
from cranks and oti.er beggars for money
and official favor than any other man in
An agent of the Red Cross Society i
at Brownsville, Tex., investigating tU.
condition of destitute people in the Rio
Grasshoppers are doing an immense
amount of damage in Ohio to oats and
other growing crops. Whole fields of
oats have been destroyed.
Osage Indians in Oklahoma scared a
white man nearly to death by institut
ing a mock torture of burning at the
stake and cutting off his hair.
It is said in Texas that the Railroad
Commission ia only restrained by the
recent decision from making rates on the
Gonld linea and the Santa Fe.
The Legislature of Louisiana has
placed itself on record as favoring the
election of Senators of the United States
by a direct vote of the people.
Arrests are being made at Homestead,
Pa., of the men who were engaged in
the battle with the Pinkertons, th lat
ter having sworn out warrants.
The government has unearthed exten
sive sugar frauds by systematic under
weighing of importations. Eight im
porters at New York are said to be in
volved. Anderson & Co. of Port Huron. Mioh..
manufacturers of carriages and agricult
ural implements, have filed chattel mort
gages aggregating $230,000 to secure
The Transcontinental Railway Asso
ciation has instructed the Chairman to
give the required three months' notice
to the Pacific Mail Steamship Company
canceling the existing agreements.
The Highbinder Society of New York
sent a messager to Emporia, Kan., to
notify Wuong Lee that he must leave
there or die. Wuong is naturalized, and
the officers have promised protection to
An attachment haa been filed at New
York for $450,000 against Bullick & Wil
der, railroad contractors, who built the
Monterey and Mexican Gulf railroad.
The claim ia for money advanced to carry
on that work.
There are counterfeit $10 gold pieces
of date 1852 in circulation at Chicago.
They are ligher in color and a great deal
lighter in weight than the good coin.
On all of them appears the letter "O,"
indicative of the New Orleans mintage.
It is reported in New York that the
Elkins-Widener-Yerkes syndicate hat
gobbled np the Jav Gould holdings in
the Manhattan Elevated Railway Com
pany, and that the triumvirate of street
railway men will demand three seats in
the company's directory. i
St. Louis. Mo., will have an attractive
feature during the fall festivities in the
shape of a large illuminated glob with
the different continents, oceans, etc.,
painted on its surface. It will be 100
feet in circumference, and will contain
6,000 incandescent lamps.
Canadian Paciflo railway officials are
charged with being engaged in aesiBtinp
smugglers to pass Chinese into thie coun
try, and the Treasury Department ha
officially notified the Deputy Collectot
of CuBtoma at Montreal of the fact with
a view to putting an end to such work.
Dr. Exum, the Third party candidate
for Governor in North Carolina, was ar
rested at Goldsboro, charged with nsing
profane language in the postofflce in the
presence of ladies. The postmaster made
the charge. Although Dr. Exum made
a positive denial under oath, the Mayor
fined him, and a warrant for perjury has
been issued against him.
It ia said that the police and other
courts of St. Louis are notoriously cor
rupt and acquit about three-fourths of
the cases brought before them and con
vict about half as many as five years
ago. The amount of money paid to the
city for fines has decreased 70 pr cent.,
and officers receive a great deal of plun
der. "ThePuBh"issaidto bs a con
spiracy which has been exposed by the
grand jury, but the citizens take small
Interest in the matter.
President Hill of the Great Northern
is quoted as saying that his only object
in cutting loose from the transcontinental
organization ia based on a determination
to adopt such rate taritlsas will promote
business interests and build no town.
along the line of his road from St. Paul
to Seattle. This he con Id not do undor
the restrictive provisions of the trans
continental agreement, which created
great discriminations against interior lo
calities in favor of Paoifle Coast points.
Canadians Circumvented In Trying to
Hatch a Scheme to Evade the
Imposed Canal Tolls.
Th Treasury Department so far this
year haa shipped but $9,000,000 for mov
ing crops, as against $14,800,000 for the
same period last year. This large de
crease is explained not by a diminution
of the crops, but by the fact that the
banks were better supplied with small
Secretary Foster aays there has been
aa yet no place or time fixed upon for
the meeting of the international mone
tary conference. Should the cholera
continue ita menacing course, the opin
ion is expressed at the Treasury Depart- '
ment that it is altogether probable th
meeting of the conference will be de
ferred until some later date, when the
danger from the scourge will not be so
great as now.
The Secretary of the Interior has ap
portioned the surveying appropriations.
Oregon receives $35,000, Washington
$64,000, and Idaho $40,000. Oregon has
an increase of $15,000 over last year, and
Idaho an increase of (5)00, while Wash
ington is the same as last year. Of the
amounts apportioned the following are
to be need on public lands within the
railroad land grants: Oregon $15,000,
Washington $19,000. and Idaho $10,000.
Attorney-General Miller recommended
to the President that the resignation of
United States Marshal Parsons of Utah
be asked for immediately. The Presi
dent approved the recommendation, and
the Marshal has been asked to resign.
It is stated at the Department of Justice
that this action was taken because the
Marshal and his deputies on some occa
sions had allowed Prisoner Groeebeck to
leave the prison and visit bis third wife,
for living with whom he had been con
victed on the charge of adultery. ,
It haa been learned on good authority
at the Navy Department that the Secre-
j tary will not detach the Monterey from
I the San Francisco station when she goes
into commission, it ia ma intention to
have the vessel remain as the principal
defense of the city. She will take coast
wise trips northward as far as Portland
and southward to San Diego, and will
remain constantly in those waters. The
Monterey will be1 put in commission be
fore her armorplate for the vertical tar
ret is finished, and its absence will be
supplied by thick oak planking. It is
understood that Lieutenant Pendleton
of the Washington navy yard will be or
dered to take charge as her executive
Captain Shepard, in charge of the
revenue marine bureau of the treasury
department, has not yet received con
firmation from any of the revenue cut
ters in Bearing sea of the reported arrests
of British and American sealers by a
Russian man-of-war for illegal sealing
in the neighborhood of the Seal islands,
still owned by Russia in the Behring
sea, and leased to the AlatkaCorumercitw
Company. That the arrests were made
more than three milej from shore ia not
doubted. The occurrence will have a
pointed bearing upon two of the ques
tions to be arbitrated upon, viz: What
exclusive jurisdiction . in the sea now
known as the Behring sea, and what
exclusive rights in the seal fisheries
therein did Russia assert and exercise,
prior and up to the time of the cession
of Alaska to the United States, and
second, how far were the terms of juris
diction as to the seal fisheries recognised
and conceded by Great Britain
I ing the 20-cent tolls to be imposed in
, accordance with the terms of the Presi
dent's proclamation on and after Sep
tember 1 on all Manitoba wheat shipped
through the St. Mary's canal, are pro-
King to ship in Canadian bottoms from
ninth to Port Huron, to be trans
shipped from that point by the Grand
Trunk line through Canada. This mat
ter being brought to the attention of the
Treasury Department, Assistant Secre
tary Spanlding has sent the following
special telegram to the solicitor ol the
Grand Trunk at Detroit, Mich. : "Nei
their Manitoba nor domestic wheat can
be carried in Canadian bottoms from
Duluth to Port Huron, as it would be in
violation of our coasting laws ; bat, if
carried in American bottoms, it is not
subject to tolls. If carried through the
canal from Dulnth to Sarnia for con
sumption in or export from Canada via
Montreal or any other port, it would be."
WORLD'S FAI8 NOTES. '
Two Caravels Built for Exhibition at the
Chicago Columbian Exposition
- Have Been Launched.
A factory at Lynn haa aaked for space
at the World's Fair to show pneumatic
dynamite guns and projectiles.
Colonel Eliott F. Shepherd of New
York has purchased 10,000 of the World's
Fair souvenir coins, paying $10,000 for
New York will exhibit at the World's
Fair sections of all the trees which are
indieenons to the State. Of these there
are "forty three species and eighty-five
varieties, a number which is not ex
celled, it is claimed, by any State in th
It haa been decided to make a Tacoma
exhibition at the World's Fair to con
sist principally of drawing anl the con- .
ventionalizing of forms ana clay model
ing. The High school will contribute
most of the drawings and lower grades
models in clay. Complete plana for the
exhibition will be arranged.
The programme of the dedicatory cer
emonies of the World's Fair haa been
completed as follows: October 19, re
ception to the President of the United
States, Cabinet and other guests at the
Auditorium; 20th, grand "Procession of
Centuries " at the grounds. Following
thla will be speeches, military maneu
A Madrid dispatch says : The caravels
Nina and Pinta, which have been build
ing some time at Barcelona for the Co
lumbus celebration, have been launched,
and will be completed shortly, as only
the masts and a few of the fittines are
now lacking. The Nina la 67 feet long
over deck ; the Pinta is 72 feet long over
deck and 23 feet wide.
An organization has been formed at
Geneva, 111., whose object is to compile
and publish a history of the
work of women in the elective offices of
Kane county, which is to be exhibited
at th exposition. Kane county has
the credit of being the first county in
the State, and perhaps in the Union, to
honor woman by making; her a deputy
in its official offlcea.