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ST. HELENS, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1892.
THE OREGON MIST.
INNUKU EVERY HUB MOIININO
THE MIST PUBLISHING COMPANY,
J, R. BEEQLE, Manager.
OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER.
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vllcd to attend,
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The mull for Vtrnnula ami I'lltnlmra iava
fit. Helena Monday, Wcdiieaday ami Friday
The' mall for Marshland. ClaNVanlo and Ml at
leaven Uuiim aaonuay, . vi winuwni
"VuiU (railway) north cloao ' 10 . !
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for Portland at II
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I' RO F E8S.1 0 N A L.
JR. II. It. CUKH,
rilYSICIAN and SURGEON.
8t. Helens, Oregon.
Jtt. J. K. II ALU
rilYSICIAN and SURGEON.
CIUikimle, ColuniMu county, Or.
J J R. W. (.'. BKLT,
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON.
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St. IIelkns, - - Oiikuon.
Deputy District Attorney (orColumlita Co.
T. A. McllRtot. . 8. Diikk,
CUIUDB A DRK3SKR,
Oregon City , Oregon .
Prompt attention giveulnncl-ofllce business.
. St. Helena, Oregon.
Cntinty surveyor. Lnnd surveyiiir,town
platting, and engineering work promptly
W. T. Boiumv. . J. W. Dbapkk.
IJURSEY A DRAPER
Oregon City, Oregon.
Twalve yesrs' experience as lteginter of
the United Mtntea Lund Otllce here, recom
mends ua in ous specially of till kinds of
business before the Land Otlbie or the
ConrlN and liiTolving the Oonerul Land
jROCKENDROtldll at COWINO,
Oregon City, Oregon.
(Laleapeiiul agent of General lnnd office.)
Hunieateiid, Pre-emption, and Timber
Land applications, and other, Lund OIHce
business a specialty. OIlloo, second floor,
Land Ottlce Buildinir.
y Proprietor of
ST. IIELKN8, OREGON, v.
The bouse has' been fully refurnished
throughout and the best of accom
modations will be given.
BTAGKmnln connection with
the hotel connecting with the North
ern Facillo Kailroad at Millon. 8tgo
for Taooaua trains 10 p. in. For Portland
train at 5 p. m.
Large Reward Offered for a
THE COLLIS TRAIN ROBBERS.
Zuni Indians Kill a Mexican Boy
in New Mexico Oregon
Big Red Apples.
Tito Willamette Valley ia iwarminii
Willi liilnese pheasants.
Coal baa been discovered In the hllli
one mllo east of Klamath falls, Or.
P. 8. Smith, a merchant of Lavina,
Mont , has been arrested, identified as
Itattlesnakes are unpleasantly numer
ous in Linn county, Or., In the foothills
ol the Cascades.
The government commissioners are
examining the cUUerent sues lor a deep
water harbor on the Los Angeles coast.
Twenty-nine candidates for the oftlse
of ibIi Commissioner, to be tilled by
the next Oregon Legislature, are already
Heavy night fogs in Southern Cali
fornia have retarded fruit drying along
the coast. The weather has been warm
and clear in the interior.
The Lane county, Or., Hop Growers'
A-sociation have-agreed to pay for pick
ing this year 40 cents for 7-buthel boxes
and 60 tenia for 9-busbel boxes.
One hundred and thirly-flve miners
under arrest at Wardner, Idaho, have
been released, but the indictments
against them have not been dismissed.
In a canvass of Washington on the
question of selecting a Ktate fijwer, the
i liodo lendon was largely the favorite, re
ceiving 7 7J4 votes out ol a total ol
It is estimated that the apple crop of
the I'ajaro Valley will reach 250,(KI0
noxes tins year, it will take about 4UJ
cars to take that amount of fruit to
At FiagitaiT, A. T., Jailer Ilenty Banta
was seized by the prisoners in the county
jail, bound and gxgged, and all but two
of the men escaped. The six now free,
it is thought, will soon be recaptured.
Fishing on the Riuslaw is now in
progress. Two canneries, those of Myer
A Kyle and C. Timmons, are running.
Tne salmon run, a yet, is light. The
rum of 2) cents each is paid for large
There will be $340,000 spent on the
P. so irrigation system ; ft)O,0O0 on the
, .... , ! I , tiitn ii.m An . 1. .. lj ...
eigiit Canal, and about 110,000 on lateral
canals in Kern conuly within tne next
i i m jnths.
As the result of one week's picking in
the Holmes hop Held nearKalem sixteen
aces yielde I -1,000 boxes of nine bush
elB each. This will give 2.100 pounds of
dried hops. The sum of $1,0.0 was re
qnfred to pay the pickers.
Ed. Tewkaburv. who is charged at
P. amis. A. T.. with the klllinz of Tom
Graham in Ton to Basin, has been held
for trial without bail. This has tended
lomewhnt to quiet ti e feeling against
iewksbury, wblcn is very strong.
Feveral "hold una" have taken place
at Fresno since the MoWhirter assassina
tion, in one of whiih Harry Doble, a
brother of Bndd Doble, was relieved of a
watch and chain, diamond studs and
several hundred dollars in money.
The widow of Lawyer McWhirter at
Fresno has offered an additional reward
of $10,000 for the arrest and conviction
of the muiderers of her hunt and, and
her family have added lo.nflO to this
amount, making a total of $i 6,000 in re
wards. There is a story current among the
criminal olMrers at f.os Angoles that the
railroad and Wells-Fargo ollieerb have
le rned that the Collia train robbers
doubled on their pursuers and made
their way south to the railroad again,
where they boldly boarded a train ar.d
made their way to Los Angeles, where
they have been in hiding.
Oregon big red apples are being appre
ciated even at home this year, says the
Ortgontan. They are usually left on the
trees unpicked, and in the early fall the
orchards are covered with decaying fruit
but not so this year. Apples are
scarce and are retailing in many places
at $1 per bushel. They are usual y
worth about 10 cents at this season ol
Work on the Snake river improvement
has already beuun. The principal work
of the government boat will be in clear
ing tne channel ot rocks dangerous to
navigation in low water. The work to
ba done will be a continuation oi tin
work done las', season with the same
boat. The work on the river betwoer,
Lewiston and Riparia has already begun,
and better and more extensive improve
ments will be mane mere.
The main ditch at the Mvrtle creek
mines has been extended a mile and a
quarter to tap more small streams.
Washing is not now in progress, bill
everything is being put in readiness to
begin operations es soon as the fall rain
begin. Scarcity of water has always
been a drawback to mining op -mtionr
in Southern Oieon, but the MyrtU
Creek Companv is doing a large amount
of ditching to provide water to run the
giants the year round, if possiblo.
The project of lowering the water in
the upper Klamath Lake. Or., thereby
reclaiming a vast area of agricu turn I
land, seems to have at last taken definite
shape, and the lawyers of Klamath Falls
are awaiting developments in the courts
by those c aiming water privlegcs, as
soon as the work begins. At a cost of
several thousand dollars for work to be
done, and perhaps $10,000 In attorneys'
fees for litigation resulting;, it is thought
at least 70,000 acres of rich land can be
Hop picking near Ukiah was sus
pended Sunday, and the Indians, to the
number of quite 5)0, congregated In
Ukiab. Having plenty ol money, they
rallied near the Court House, and soon
a banking game was running, owned by
four Indiana. On c mplaint of the
iquaws the game, was stopped and the
tour Indians arrested. Jim Ball, an In
dian, explained that it was almost an
even thing bstween the dealer Hint bet
tor, end on this showing the Justice
took the case under advisement.
The Prince of Wales Said to be Aging
Rapidly Great Regret at the
Death of Hans Rils. .
Mrs. Ballington Booth is said to re
ceive but $7 per week lor her services to
tue salvation Army.
Mm n!.li.r1 Winn nl Onmnm 11,.l.tl
Tex., owns 700,000 acres and 103,000
neau oi came ana norses. -W.
K. Vanderbilt has recovered from
his sunken yacht Alva 1,(10 in money
ana S3,uuu worm oi diamonds.
The eon of Howells, the novelist, bos
passed brilliant examination for en
trance to the Ecole des Beaux Arts in
The mother of Rev. Robert Fulton
Crary of Poughkeepsie is the onlv sur
viving child of Robert Fulton, the in
ventor of the steamboat.
Miss May Graham, a Werfeyan grad
uate, and Miss May Scott, a Vasaar
graduate, are named as the tirat young
women to receivd Yale fellowships.
The Czar is never lonely on his splen
did yacht, the Polar Star, as he carries a
rrew of 300 men, who are selected from
the best sources in the imperial fleet.
The Sultan of Turkey, Abdul Hainld,
is an excellent pianist, and part of his
daily routine consists in giving a couple
of hours' instruction to his daughters.
Dr. HafTklne of Paris, a young but
distinguished biologi t, thinks that after
many experiments he hai discovered
method of vaccinatbn against cholera.
Professor Robert E. Moore of Phila
delphia, who has been giving Mr. Blaine
couiaeof massage, siys he considers
him good for fifteen or more years of life.
Mrs. Potter Palmer is to drive the last
nail in the women s building at the Chi
cago World's Fair. How much of a h.t
she will make is altogether problemat
ical. Mr. Harrison is quoted as saying the
worst feature ol executive me is the van
amount of ban '.-shaking and document
signing the President is forced to un
dergo. By the death of ex-Governor Myron
H. Clark Hamilton Fish is now left the
sole survivor of those distinguished men
who have held the Gjvernorahlp of New
York prior to 1879.
Kossuth, who is now 8) years old, is
about to publish the first volume of the
memoirs on which he hai been engaged
since shortly after the close of . the
American civil war.
Charlotte M. Yonge. though 70 years
old, is one of the most popular woman
writers in Jig'and. rilie writes regu
larly, except on Sundays, from 0 in r.h
morning till 1 o'clock, and oa n from
6 to 7.
Bishop Parel's ruturn from Europe bv
a slow freight steamer not a sailing ves
sel, aa was once etateu was designed to
secure immunity from cholera. He
knew no imm'grants would be likely to
sail on such a steamer.
It is stated that Andrew Carnegi" does
not own Cluny ca le in Scotland, but
merely renta it fro.-n the head of the
Clan Maci'tierson. Tim latter, having
mot wnn ous:nei reverses, was com
pelled to leasa the ancestral propjrty.
M. Felix Ttsserand. member of the
French Academy of Sciences, has I een
appointed by decree of the Minister of
Public Instruction Director of the Paris
Observatory for a period of five years in
the place of Admiral Mouchez, deceased.
Reference has frequently been made
of late to the rapid way in which the
Prince of Wales is aging. Since the
death of his son it has affected his ap
pearance still more and robbed him of
what bad been left of the once peculiar
ly healthful hue of his complexion.
Dr. Pellegrini, who recently resigned
the Presidency of the Argentine Repub
lic and then withdrew the resignation a
day or two later, is a relative of the
riritish publicist, John Unght. xtie
former gentleman's grandmother was
the favorite sister of the latter one's
Miss Ormerod. the well-known Enz-
Jish naturalist, won distinction some
years ago by biting the tail of a crested
newt that she rn ght learn for h.rself
the character of the aerid secretion the
reptile gives out when angry. An in
flamed mouth and convulsions lasting
several hours resulted from her experi
ment, Great regret ;s felt in the artistic cir
cles of Denmark at the death ot Hans
Riis, the araou landscape painter. He
was still a compiratively young man,
having recently celebrated the 631 anni
versary of his birth. He was rich, own
ing a fine estate on the Isle of Falster,
and able to devote his time to his pro
fession. Announcement is made of the engage
ment of Mss f.ouise Beecher, daughter
of Eugene F. Beecher and grand niece
of Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe and the
late Henry Ward Beecher, to W. E.
Chancellor. Miss B?echer is a tall, hand
some blonde of about 21. Mr. Chancel
lor is a teacher in the Pratt Institute,
Gail Hamilton has tried every other
means of treeing Mrs. Maybrick, and
now she invi ea all Christian churches
to offr up pr tyers in behalf of the im
prisoned woman. If devotion to what
she believ s to be a worthy cause will
uccomptish -anything, Gail Hamilton's
efforts in this direction should soon be
rewarded with success.
James J. Hill of St. Paul, President of
the Great Northern railroad, while in
New York last week, secured the largest
life insurance policy which it is possible
to obtain on a single human life from
one company $100,003. He has policies
in many companies, and his life is in
sured in all for $1,000,000. He pays
about $45,00J a year in premiums.
The Empress Frederick is said to
cherish a warm interest in measures
looking to the advancement of women.
She recently granted an hour's inter
view to Mrs. May Wright Sewall of
Indianapolis, who is traveling in Europe
for the purpose of securing foreign par
ticipation in the International Congress
6( Women to be he'd in Chicago next
year;, t . ,;
Simon Win;, nominated for the
Presidency by the Socialistic party, a
party' very much in its infancy in a
nation I sense, is the well-known manu
facturer of photographic goods and gen
eral book and job printer of Charlestown
and Boston. Mr. Wing was born in St.
Albans, Ks., In 1826. His folks at St.
Albans were farmers, nd he worked
during his youth on the homestead.
When he was 21 years of age he started
in business for himself, taking daguerreotypes.
The Wheat, Corn and Oat
Crops of Illinois.
OLD DOMINION'S FORESTS.
The Homestead Affair Costs the
State of Pennsylvania a
Natural gas has been discovered near
El Ueno, O. T.
Chicago has been puffed by the Lon
don Timet, and is happy.
The Standard, Henry George's paper,
at New York has suspended.
Boston physicians generally think the
cholera will not reach that city.
Kiins of an old Spanish mining town
have been discovered in Oklahoma.
Mrs. John A. Logan offers to raise $1,
000,000 for the American University.
Canada is winking at the smuggling of
Chinese across the Michigan frontier.
A valuable b d of terra-cotta clay has
been discovered near Petoskey, Mich.
The basket worm is playing a id havoo
with cedar trees in Sontbern Indiana.
Senator Peffer Is putting off the big
victory of his party in Kansas till 180B.
The Homestead affair has cost Penn
sylvania $ 16:2,000 in bills for State troops.
The waters of about twenty-five dif
ferent springs are peddled in Chicago
R. G. Don & Co.'s review notes a gen
erally strong trade in spite of cholera
The new tin-plate mill at Pittsburg, it
Is expected, will be in operation by
Pawnees are moving into the Creek
Nation to get a share of land in the pro
The cotton season of 1801-2 closed
with August 1 cent lower than on Sep
tember 1 last year.
Charleston, 8. C. is making soundings
to deepen its harbor so as to admit the
biggest ocean ships.
Four Massachusetts cities have ap
plied for Federal Supervisors at the
The insects are doing great damage to
the foreste of Virginia, in some cases
destroying them entirely.
The Order of tegie, a seven-year en
dowment organisation of Massachusetts,
Is in the tnroes ot dissolution.
New Yorkrs are eating 80.000 water
melons per day, while making a great
ado about the d inger of cholera.
The total cost of keeping the soldiers
in the field to maintain the peace at
Homestead will be about $325,000.
The Mexican government is said to
have nnearthed $3,000,000 that was
buried in a convent during i rench occu
Green Bay (Wis.) business men have
organized a building and loan associa
tion with an authorized capital of (5,
000,000. General Weaver told the neonla at
Little Rock, Ark., that they would have
plenty of money if he should be elected
- After fifteen years of failure the vines
at jtg? narDor uity, . J., are neavuy
laden with grapes, and a good year of
wine making is expected.
A Tissue Paper Trust, which includes
all the large mills in the United States
manufacturing tissue paper, has lately
been formed in New York.
The old home of Mr. Blaine's ances
tors in Carlisle, Penn., a large brick
building, is soon to be torn down to
make way for improvements.
Fifty-six miles of electric railways in
St. J sent). Mo., have been forced into a
receiver's hands by Eastern capitalists,
who hold $1,500,000 of the bonds.
The edict has gone forth that no more
hogs or geese are to be kept in Toledo.
For this kind of game the Toledo blades
must look to the surrounding country.
It is said that Mexico will purchase
$16,000,000 worth of corn from the
United States this year, owing to the
complete failure of the corn crop in
Illinois this year will grow 35,000,000
bushels of wheat, nearly 200,000.000 of
corn and 93,000,000 of oats. So there is
no chance for calamity candidates in
George Llspenard, a Brooklyn me
chanic, has invented a cotton-picker,
which removes the cotton from the plant
in the fields, and a company has been
capitalized at $10,000,000.
The S:amford (Conn.) police had their
helmets stolen recently, and as a result
the next day they went about in various
kinds of headgear. The small boys of
the town guyed them unmercifully.
Heretofore all street cars ia Detroit
have been propelled by horses, and the
use ot the electric trolley, which was be
gan recently, will shortly be extended
to the numerous other lines in that city.
Captain Phillips, a prominent Chicago
trader, was at Kansas Citv August 30,
and wired to Chicago: "There will be
o much wheat and corn to haul out ot
Kansas that the roads will not be able
to handle it for a year."
The Roches'er driving paik la for sale,
not because the trotting meetings in that
city have not paid, but because, like the
" Pioneer race course " of San Francisco,
the property of the association became
too valuable for racing purposes.
Colonel R. T. Auchmuty, the founder
of the New York trade schools, has gath
ered statistics to show that out of $23,
000,00) paid annually for mechanics in
the building trades of New York city
less than $6,000,000 go to men born in
The loose prison methods of Tennessee
are well illustrated by the fact that when
the military captured the rioting miners
of Coal Creek a few days ago there was
no jail or penitentiary to take them to.
So they had to be confined in a church
and a schoolhou'e.
A merchant of the City of Mexico, to
spite the Banco Londress of Mexico, re
cently put np a Sinn in his office to the
effect that he would refuse to receive the
concern's bank bills. The result was a
run on the bank, which, however, was
promptly met, and many of the with- i
drawn deposits were returned.
Summary Showing the Total Imports of
Merchandise Into .the United
States for July.
The Department of State is advised by
the United States Charge d'Affaires at
Constantinople that the Turkish govern
ment has acquiesced in the claim of the
United States for protection to American
missionaries in the province of Konia,
Asia Minor, and in reparation for in-
iunes to tne person and property ol vr.
The Navy Department has assumed
charge of the quarantine patrol of New
York harbor. It will place an officer
from the Brooklyn navy yard in charge
ot tne patrol vessels in the lower bay.
The old receiving ship New Hampshire
will be turned over to the State author
ities for use as a hospital or for the de
tention of cabin passengers. ,
Postmaster-General Wanamaker has
issued the expected order, deputizing
postmasters in free-delivery cities, towns
and rural communities to put up letter
boxes on the request of citizens, for the
collection and delivery of mails at house
doors. The order, it is said, affects
nearly 3,000,000 residences to which
free-delivery service is already ex
tended, and it is regarded by poet ex-
fierts as the most important departure
n free delivery of mails since the begin
ning of the system under Postmaster
Tbe second phase of the Behring Sua
arbitration closed the other day with an
exchange of cases between the agents of
the principals, ine preparations of the
original case for the United States has
largely engaged the attention of Secre
tary Foster recently. It embodies the
minutes of the historical collection of
the acts connected with the Russian
ownership of Alaska as far as they bear
upon the question of maritime jurisdic
tion over Behring Sea. the control of the
seal fisheries, etc. ; also an exhaustive
analysis of the correspondence early in
tbe present controversy with Great Brit
ain. The American arbitrators have
been supplied with a copy of the British
case, and they will be occupied with
their reply for several weeks.
The monthly summary issued by the
bureau of statistics shows that, the total
Imports of merchandise into the United
States in the month of July last amount
ed to $71,515,000, as against $67,022.0J0
for the corresponding month of last year.
The exports of domestic merchandise
for the month of July amounted to $37,
361.0C0, as against 961,770,000. Imports
from countries with which we have rec
iprocity treaties had increased during
the month es against tbe corresponding
month of last year as follows: Brazil,
$8,188,000; Cuba, $89 600: Puerto Rico.
$306,000; Br.tish We t Indies. 15.000:
Salvador, $12,000. Our exports of do
mestic products to those countries dur
ing lost month increased as follows over
last year: Brazil, $10,000; Cuba, $739,
000; San Domingo, $30,000; Salvador,
$21,000; British Guiana, $34,000. The
tx tat number of immigrants admitted
into all ports of the United States dur
ing July was 49,000, as against 45,000 in
Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Mason talked recently concerning the
issuance of photographic certificates to
Chinese in tbis country. Mr. Mason's
attention was called to the reports in the
San Francisco papers to the effect that
the Chinese declined to register nntil
they got word of advice from the Chinese
Minister. Mr. Mason said he naa aiso
seen such reports printed, but bis de-
fiartment bad not been advised by coi
eclors of revenue or by officials as to
the intentions of tne Ubineee. "It tney
don't choose to register," said Mr.
Mason, "we will not quarrel with them
about it, for then we will be spared a
great deal of trouble and expense. Tbe
Chinese well know the penalty for their
negligence to provide themselves with
certificates. All those found without
them at the date stipulated will be sent
to the flowery kingdom. There can be
no doubt about that." "But would you
have funds sufficient to deport them by
the wholesale 7" "We would doubtless
find the way," said the commissioner.
"We could Bend them in our naval ves
sels or charter ships especially for the
purpose. We can pack them like sar
dines in a box ; they are used to incom
modious quarters, anyhow," said the
WORLD'S FAIR NOTES.
Some Foreign Countries May Abandon
Their Arrangements for Exhibits
on Account of Cholera.
General Miles is talking up parade
of Indians for the World's Fair.
It is now said that the War Ministers
of Prussia and Bavaria have refused to
permit any of the regimental bands to
visit the Chicago Exhibition.
The Southern Pacific railway subscrip
tion of $2i),000 for stock in the World's
Columbian Exposition makes a total of
nearly $1,000,000 from the various trans
portation lines in the United States.
There is a possibility that, owing to
the cholera, some of the foreign coun
tries may abandon their arrangements
for exhibits at the World's Fair, and
General Grosvenor of Ohio suggests the
advisability of postponing the opening
for a year,
Isaac P. Monfort, an old gentleman,
who lives In Macomb, 111., still has the
mare Nell that he drove all the way to
Philadelphia in 1876, and ho proposes
driving her in the procession at the ded
ication ceremonies at the World's Fair
in Chicago. He has owned her thirty
years, and claims to have driven her in
that time about 44,000 miles between
On the steamer Albatross, which
reached PortTownsend the other day
iroiu trip to aionkh, was uruugiii. a Si
berian fishing canoe, with all appliauces
for the industry. This will be reshipped
to the World's Fair. The canoe is de
scribed as being a decided curiosity, be
ing constructed of hides and containing
a small orifice into which tbe fisherman
crawls feet first and then ties himself
The ferns that New Sooth Wales has
contributed to the World's Fair have
been shipped to Ciiicago, wheie they are
to be transplanted. They are in the
very best of condition, and it ia confi
dently expected that they will thrive in
their American home and become mag
nificent specimens before the world is
invited to inspect them next year. There
are seventy-nine plants in the collection,
and as many of them are veritable trees
thirty and thirty-five feet in length and
heavily packed, the asgregate weight is
bout eighty tons.
Hot Weather Causes Sixteen
Deaths at Trieste.
THE ENGLISH PLUSH TRADE.
Paris Undertakers Combine The
Slocks of Wheat in Free
Queen Victoria ia growing more serious
with advancing years.
Slaughtering of animals by electricity
is practiced in Scotland.
Hamburg people are treated like lepers
everywhere in Germany.
Switzerland is erecting what is re
ported to be its first sugar factory.
Julius Gernaud, the Hungarian So
cialist, has made his escape from Siberia.
Typhus fever Is ravaging Sanope, a
seaport town of Asia Minor, on the Block
The Parliament that met on August
4 is the the thirteenth of the present
In France 8,079 patients were granted
for electrical improvements during tbe
Baron Hirsch will probably sail from
France to this country tbe middle of
England has no fear of an epidemic,
owing to its good sanitary condition
and pure water.
Fifty thousand pesos in gold have been
voted for tbe expense of the Arbitration
Commission in Chili.
There is confirmation of the news re
lating to a secret alliance between Peru,
Bolivia and Argentina.
An English railrnv- lias just contracted
for 10,000 incandvaueut electric lamps to
be placed in their cars.
Germany will recognize the Centigrade
thermometer as the official instrument
in place of the Reaumur.
The English plush trade is in a very
bad way, and the British press lays the
blame upon McKinleyism.
It is believed that Queen Natalie of
Servia will remain abroad until her son.
King Alexander, is of age.
The passes of the Andes are to be
guarded to prevent the entry of cholera
into Chili from Argentina,
Tbe blue book says that, although the
German export in beer has declined, its
production has not diminished.
The Frenchmen and tbe Englishmen
are going to have an eight-oared race on
the Seine on Sunday, October 3.
Court Jeweler Adolf Rehrumann of
Munich has failed. Among his stock
were found many sham diamonds.
The North German Gazelle urjea the
adoption oi an international agreement
lor concerted action against cnoiera.
FariB journalists just now are dis
cussing the probable successor of Presi
dent Carnot of the French Republic.
The Ban que de la Martinique and the
Martinique agency of the Colonial Bank
of London at Martinique have suspended.
It is stated that sixteen persons com
mitted suicide at Trieste, owing to in
sanity caused by the hot weather of last
Americans in London crowd Westmin
ster Abbey to listen to Archdeacon Far
rar's "meditations" on the Lord's
There is still a great hue and cry
among English Liberals that the Queen
dictated the make-np of Gladstone's
The corporation of undertakers of
Paris has formed syndicate, and has
celebrated the event with a banquet and
London has a firm of opticians whose
specialty ia the sale of spectacles for
horses. The object of the spectacles is
to promote high stepping.
A clock tower to the memory of Eliz
abeth Barrett Browning is to be erected
in Ledbury, England, where the poetess
passed many youthful years.
The city of Antwerp has celebrated
with great eclat the third centenary of
the last competition of its famous six
teenth century school of rhetoric.
Stocks of wheat in free warehouses in
France, seven cities, on August 1 were
7,000,000 bushels. France imported dur
ing July 2,000,030 bushels of wheat.
Milan, which is said to be the beet
lighted city in Europe, has two central
stations for generating electricity
equipped with American machinery.
At the corn fair at Vienna an interest
ing address was made on the unprofit
ableness of corn-growing in Europe,
owing to sharp American competition.
Marquis Venosta, the recently appoint
ed Italian Commissioner for the settle
ment of tbe Behring Sea question, is
one of the foremost statesmen of Italy.
The Czar has wired Colonel Yanoff in
command of the Russian troop 5 in the
Pamir country not to do anything that
wonld be likely to provoke the hostility
Thus far this year the ascent of Mont
Blanc, once considered a wonderful feat,
is reported to have been successfully
accomplished by fourteen people, four
of whom were Americans.
The epidemic of scarlet fever in Lon
don, England, is daily growing in sever
ity. The hospital accommodations are
entirely exhausted. At present 3,645
patients are under treatment. -
Lord Dysart, President of the Wagner
Society of England, is making an earnest
effort to have evening dress done away
with as one of the obligations attendant
upon grand opera in England.
A noted banker named Brooks from
Berlin, who was exploring in the Valley
of Aosta, Northern Italy, with two
guides, fell with the guides from
precipice, and all three were killed.
While cholera was undoubtedly epi
demic in India for centuries, it was first
recognized and described by European
physicians in Asia at the time of the
territorial outbreak in Bengal in 1817.
The agents of the British steamer
Chaucer have received denial of the
report that she was fired upon and sunk
at Rio Janeiro for failing to stop when
commanded to do so by Brazilian aor-thorltiea.
Frodue. fruit. Kto.
Whiax .Nominal. Valley, $1.22tf;
Walla Walla, $1.15 per cental.
Floub Standard, $3.90 Wall Walla,
$3.90; Graham, $3.60; Superfine, $2.75
Oats New, 46e per bushel; rolled,
$6. 75c? 7.00 per barrel; $6.60(36.76 per
bag; $3.75 per case.
Hay $UJ3 per ton.
MaLSTUFFS Bran, $.6; shorts, $18 ;
ground barley, $22.5025 ; chop feed, $18
f22 per ton; feed barley, $2425; mid
ings, $20le23 per ton ; brewing barley,
$1.10(31.15 per cental; chicken wheat,
$1.30 per 100 pounds.
Buttir Oregon fancy creamery, 25(9
27ic; fancy dairy, 2225c; fair to
good, 17)2 o; common, 1216c;
California, 38rg40c per roll.
Chbkhi Oregon, ll12c; Young
America, 12)a'c per pound.
Egos Oregon, 25c; Eastern, 24c per
Pobwbt Old Chickens, 1.4.60; broil
ers, $2.6O3.50; young ducks, $2.60(3
3.60; old geese, nominal, $5.O07.0O;
young, nominal, $7.00(39.00 per dozen;
turkeys, 15 16c per pound.
VsasTABLcs Cabbage, $2 per cental ;
Onions, red, 7590c per cental ; silver
skins, $1(531.15 per cental ; new potatoes,
$H?5 1.10 per sack; squash, 23c; Oregon
cucumbers, 10 15c per dozen; tomatoes,
75c per box; Oregon turnips, 16c per
dozen; young carrots, 15c per dozen;
beets, 15c per dozen ; Oregon corn, 10(9
12)c per dozen ; sweet potatoes, ia
per pound; Oregon cauliflower, 7oo
$1 per dozen; celery, 90c per dozen.
Faorrs Oregon peachea,76c$1.0O per
box jCaliforniaCrawford peaches, $1.00
1.26 per box; Sicily lemons, $10; Cali
fornia lemons, $7.008.00 per box; Cali
fornia Bartlett pears, $1.2a1.50 a box ;
cantaloups, $1.501.75 per dozen ; water
melons, $1 00 1.60 per dozen ; California
grapes, $1.00(1.25 per box; Oregon
grpaes, $1.001.26 per box; pineapples,
'$3.00 per dozen ; crab apples,- 5060c per
20-pound box; plums, 7o90c per box;
Oregon Ital an p.unes, $1.00 per box;
Oregon pears, $1.00 per box ; bananas,
$3.004.00 per bunch; quinces, $1.60 per
box. . '
Honit Choice comb, 1517c per
Salt Liverpool, $14 53016.00; stock,
$11(312 per ton.
Bice Island, $5.005.S5; Japan, $5.00
( 5 26 per cental.
'Beans Small white, 3c; pink, 3c;
bayos, 3c; butter, 3e; limaa, 3)o per
Coffss Costa Rica, 21c ; Rio, 20)o ;
Salvador, 20c; Mocha, 2730c; Java,
27)6 30c; Arbuckle's 100-pound cases,
21 17-200 per pound.
Svbuf Eastern, in barrels, 4055c;
half-barrels, 42)67)c; in cases, 35
80c per gallon ; $2.26 per keg. California)
in barrels, 2040c per gallon; $1.75 per
Dbikd Fbotts Petite prunes, 8c; sil
ver, 10lle; Italian, 10 11c; German,
8c; plums, 56c; apples, 46.c;
evaporated apricots, 16c ; peaches, lu
11c; pears, 78c per pound.
Sooab D,6c; Golden 0, 626c; extra
O, 6c; Magnolia A, 6o; granulated,
8J4C; cube crushed and powdered, 6c;
confectioners' A, 6X0; maple sugar, 16(3
lt'e per pound.
Canned Goods Table fruits, assorted
quoted $1.75(31.90; peaches, $1.852.10;
Bartlett peara,$1.751.80 ; plums, $1.37t1
1.50; strawberries, $2.25 ; cherries,
$2.002.25; blackberries, $1.851.90;
raspberries, $2.40; pineapples, $2.26(3
2.80; apricots,$1.6g1.75. Pie fruit: As
sorted, $l.001.20; peaches, $1.25;
plums, $1.001.10; blackberries, $1.25
1.40 per dozen. Vegetables: corn, $1.40
1.85; tomatoes, 95c$1.00; sugar peas,
95c3 $1.00; string beans, 9095o per
dozen. Meats : Corned beef. Is, $1.26 ; ,
2s, $1.85; chipped beef, $2.10; lunch
tongue, Is. $3.10; 2s, $5.50; deviled ham,
$1.50(52.76 per dozen. Fish: Sardines,
75c1.55; lobsters, $2.30(33.60; salmon,
tin, 1-lb. tails, $1.25(31.50; fiats, $1.76;
2 lbs., $2.252.50; M bbl., $5.50.
Nails Base quotations: Iron, $3.00;
steel, $3.00; wire, $3.50 per keg.
Iron Bar, 2c per pound ; pig iron, .
$2427 per ton.
Stkei 1030 per pound.
Tin 1. O. charcoal, 14x20, prime qual
ity, $8.25(38.75 per box ; for crosses, $2
extra per box; roofing, 14x20, prime
quality, $6.62) per box ; I. O. coke plates,
14x20, prime quality, $7. 758.00 per box.
Lead 4c per pound ; bar, 6)0.
Shot $1.80 per sack.
Naval Stores Oakum, $4.50(35 per
bale; roein, $4.80(35 per 480 pounds; tar,
Stockholm, $13.00; Carolina, $17.00 per
barrel ; pitch, $6.00 per barrel ; turpen
tine, 65c per gallon in carload lota.
' Hldea, Tfool and Rope. ,
Hides Dry hides, selected prime, 1
8c; ljc less for culls; green, selected,
over 55 pounds. 4c ; under 55 pounds, 3c ;
sheep pelts, short wool, S0(350c; me
dium, 60380c; long, 90c(3$l.25; shear
ings, 1020c; tallow, good to choice, 3
34c per pound.
Wool Uinpqua Valley, 16(319c; fall
clip, 1315Hc; Willamette Valley, 15(3
18c, according to quality ; Eastern Ore
gon, lOiglSo per pound, according to
Hops Nominal, 14c.
Till Mast Market.
Beif Live, lJi2o; dressed, 4
Motton Live, 33Ko; dressed, 7o;
lambe, live, 3J43c; dressed, 8c. .
Hoqb Live, 66c; dressed, 80.
Veal 46c per pound. : ' :
Smoked Meats Medium ham,1415e;
large ham, 14)(3143c; breakfast bacon,
13(3 16c; dry salt sides, 10c; smoked
sides, ll12)c; smoked bacon, llo
Lad Compound, in tins, 9c; pure,
in tins, 12l2Jio ; Oregon, 10(312.0
"Where does Wittious get his humor?"
"He inherits his old jokes from his
father, and his baby jokes from his lit-,
tie boy." Harper's Bazar
A Tax Collecting; Method.
In Saxony they have a unique and usual
ly effective plan for bringing tax delin
quents to "taw." At Cotta persons who
did not pay their taxes last year are pub
lished in a list which hangs np In all res
taurants and saloons of the city. Thaw
that are on the list can get neither meat
uor drink at these places under penalty of '
loss of Uoanas.