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ST. IIELJSNS, OREGON, FJtlDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1893.
NO. 7. ,
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THE OREGON MIST.
ItMVKU EVKUV rillDAV moHKIINU
THE MIST PUBLISHING COMPANY,
J, R. BEEOLE, Manager.
OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER.
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COLUMUIA COUNTY DlltKCTOHY.
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rilYSICIAN and SURGEON.
81. Helem, Orr-gon.
J. E. II ALU
rilYSICIAN and SURGEON.
t'liiitiii. Columbln county, Or.
JR. W. C. BKLT.
rilYSICIAN and SURGEON.
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JJK KIU1AM OKIHWOM), ,.
DEN 11 ST.
Bf. llKLENi, - . - OllKOON
' . All Work Gumnleed.
T. A. McIImm. A. 8. Pkm.
Orngon Wty , Oregon . ' '
'Prompt attention glvm litnd-olrlc butlnew.
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SURVEYOR and ; s
r CIVIL ENGINEER,
Bt. Hflmia, Oregon.
County amyryor. Lnuil urveylnr, town
i.liuitng, tint angl'iewing work pnuiiplly
W, T. Huwxiev,
J. VV. Dhapkr.
lURNKY A URAI'BR,
Orfgon City, Oregon.
' Tw.lva veara' xpi rlenoe lleglater of
tl, t lle.1 Hint UnH Olllce here, recom
Hid. In on. -..ecl.lty of 'nd 0'
hiialneai before the Liiml Olll'ie or tlie
CoVirw nd h.Tolrlng the Oenerat Uui
Olllce. , : ' ' - '
' Oregon City, Oregon.
r .i aiuirlal ent of fleneral Innd ofllce. )
ii.m.St l're"inptlon, nd Timber
UnTI&ttoM. i.n'.l thr Und Ottl.e
bCin.-. l'ily- Office, eecond floor.
Land Ottd e Bulllfnc.
ST. HELENS HOTEL.
J, George, Proprietor,
Tnl)le lwy nppll w"h tl.beStedlble
; nd deUcncles the market Hord. .
TEKMS REASONABLE . !
FOR REGULAR BOARDERS.
' Ildvlng heen iieyrly wfurnWied, w Mi '
' .r. prei.red to give aatlnfuction to
ourpHfon.. and .ollclt i .h.r. of your
( , patronage.
JmW ........ ....Ik-ail lll.nrti.nl. Ilaltller
rlera K. K. Vlult-k, H'. IM.ni
HiiarllT . A. Mastic, Ht. Hi'loi.n
TruMiir t It. M. Wliartnu, HiiltimMa (Illy
iill, ol ikihuoU T. J. rieetnii, Vriinuiit
A....ir. W, II. Kywr. Kalnlur
Hurv.yur A. H. Liuta. lu uler
, . IX. (1. hvho iiof er, Vsriionla
toininlM.mr.... w uUM., M.m.r.
Arrest of Mrs. Yesler Said to
be a Conspiracy.
THE BEE HIVE AT SALT LAKE.
Wholesale Thieving Unearthed on
the Southern Division of
' the Santa Fe. '
Rlvenlde packer! sod grower ar
holding the orang crop back until tb
florid (rait It wall oat of market.
The contract (or the eonitruction of tho
South Ulla canal baa Inat been let to
Loe Angelei partlea. The work when
com pie ted will ooat 12,000,000.
The wife of R. T. Earle, late nperln
tendent of the Htockton combined bar
eeter worki, beUeTea be ha gone to
Mexico with married woman. , -
O. W. Holleobeck. the Auburn (Oal.)
banker, hat been acquitted on an em
bexzlement charge, owing to variance
between the indictment and the proof.
The Otge canal, which fnrnlahet the
water .apply for the new cable tettle
menti of Rivenlde.ia being cemented for
t diatance ol aix milea, and the work la
nearly completed. :
Phumlf , A. T., ti apparently in earn
est in an endeavor to dolt ihare toward
building the proposed Han Dieco end
FhmniK railway. Ban Diego olTjr to
build to the Colorado river.
The Lo Angelee Board of Supervlaor,
favor the paisage of a State law provioV
lng that new countle cannot be formed
without the content of majority ol
voter rending within the area of the
original county. , , i -
The Bradatreet mercantile egenoy re
port fourteen failure in the Paciflo
CoMt State and Territorial for the past
week, a compared with thirteen for the
prevloui week and aisteen for the oor
repondlng week of lot2.
The case of the Illlroil Trait and Sav
ing Bank of Chicago agalmt the Lo
Angele cable road ba been opened in
the Superior Court at Lo, Angelee. Thl
la an effort to forcloae $1,044,000 worth
of oatttanding mortgage.
The Governor of Washington ba par
doned Lucius Uontaleeof San Franciac).
a marine engineer. Uoniale ha aerved
two year in the penitentiary, butreceni
clrcnmatanuft prove Ulm innocent of the
crime for which he wm committed.
Trace of itrychnine have been found
in the.atotnaoh ol the wile of Hmry
Bent ley at Lo Angele. Bentley mar
ried the woman, who wa quite wealthy,
and it i charired that be bad boasted
he would be dead at about the time ahe
A email bird inhabitant the vallev
nd canyon putting into Diath Valley,
making bi home in the meequit grove
abounding there. Hi principal occupa
tion eem to be a war of extermination
against scorpion, which he i very skill
ful In killing.
The Bee Hive, the old residence of
Briuham Young at Lake and recently
owned and occupied by bi ton, John W.
Younv, ha been old out on Judgment
for $117,413.44. The Bee Hive brought
61,5(17.78 and the other property enough
and more to satisfy the judgment.
Along the coarse of the AmargoM
river, which flow into Death Valley, in
many place the depression I below that
of the ea level; ae much a 120 feet
wa found at point opposite Bennet'
Hole. Large bed of extinct bone,
rich in borax, coda and other mineral
laltq, lie ia the valley. ,
Sergeant Levin of Victoria, B. 0., who
was suspended owing to bis investigation
into the manner of the death of A. J.
Divis, the Montana millionaire, ha been
reinstated. The Sergeant believed that
the dangbter-ln-law of Davl pushed him
while he wa drunk, and he fell down
stair and wa killed. No criminal in
tention wa discovered.
A tray of diamond wa stolen from H.
Wachhorst' jewelry (tore at Sacramento
the other evening. One man broke the
ptate-glasa window and another covered
the clerk with a pistol, while the first
grabbed the tray, when both men
dashed np the street and disappeared in
Chinatown. They had false whisker
and oould not be Identified.
! The prospect tor an early resumption
ol operations at the Temeecal tin mines
tn San Bernardino county, Cnl., are not
very encouraging. During the past week
the Sheriff has sold at auction a quantity
of the movable property of the company
to tis(y the accounts of partie to whom
the company wa indebted when the
mine was closed down some month ago.
The arreit of Mr. Yesler at Seattle.
Wash., on the charge of having destroyed
the will of ber husband, is now believed
to be a part of a conspiracy to prejudice
the appointment of Mr. Yesler' choice
as administrator of the estate, and Low
man, the disgruntled heir, is the bead of
the conspiracy. - There is much feeling
In the city, the Mayor will not involve
the city in the suit. . ; " . y i !
Wholesale thieving on the Southern
or New Mexico division of the Santa Fe
has been unearthed. Brakemen and
conductors for month have robbed the
car of baggage and valuable freight,
and it 1 estimated that $75,000 worth of
good have been taken from the car.
Ho far twelve engineer, conductors,
brakemen and firemen are under arreit,
and more arrest will follow.
Governor Pennoyer received a letter
from Adlntant-lieneral Mitchell of the
Oregon National Guard, asking permis
sion to use two bras cannon, belonging
to the State, for the purpose of firing a
ulute on Inauguration day. The Gov
ernor sent the following reply; "No per
mission will be given to use Btate oon
non for filing a aalnte over the inaugura
tion of Wall-street plutocrat a Presi
dent of the United State."
It is reported that m gold bar valued
at about $900 was given to the skipper
of the wrecked Queen of the Bay by
mine owner down on the Lower Califor
nia coast, to bs smnggled out of Mexico
without oavinc the export duty. The
skipper and crew Indu'gad in a costly
pree, being drank when the schooner
wa wrecked, and it I believed that
they pawned or sold the bar. The crew
i still held at Ensenad. while the au
thorities are investigating this report
and also the fact regarding the wreck.
BUSINESS AND INDUSTRIAL.
English Capitalists Interested In he Coal
: Fields of KentuckyGrowth of a
Colorado Mining Camp.
Four-fifths of the engines now working
In the world have been constructed dur
ing the last twenty-five year. -
In making champagne the gripe are
queened six time, each pressure mak
ing wine ol a different quality.
One of the oldest and most conserva
tive trust companies in Philadelphia
holds $330,000,000 of trust estate.
Electricity ia used for making forglngs,
augers, railroad splkee, ball bearing and
other article hitherto made by band.
The value of the honey and wax pro
duced In the United State during the
rjaat year has been estimated at $20,000-
It I said all the building trade of
Chicago will on April 1 demand Increased
pay and contract excluding non-onion
Horses are so plentiful In Buenos
Ay res that everybody bas at least one.
It is said that even the beggar beg on
English capitalist are reported to
have become Interested in the coal fields
of Ohio county, Ky., and propose to de
The Languedoe Ship Canal In France,
by a short passage of 148 miles, saves a
sea voyage of 2,000 mile by tb atrait
The boar of 7,001 men on the Union
Paciflo railroad system have been re
duced from nine to eight and only seven
A druggist t Chicago believe that If
he con Id secure the soda water privilege
t the World's Fair his fortune would be
made for life.
An ingenious Boston man ha just pat
ented an electrical device designed to
automatically play banjos, mandolins,
guitars and harps.
A year ago there were only fifty people
In the mining settlement of Cripple
Creek, Col. Now it is thriving town
of 10,000 Inhabitant.
Four hundred acre of land In Linn
county. Mo., fenced and seeded to tim
othy, but without buildings, wa re
cently eold for $30 an acre.
The largest telephone center in the
world la that In the Exchange in Berlin,
Germany, where 7,000 wire are con
nected with the main office.
An inventor who recently bad an idea
patented In every country of the world
where the patent law exist bad to pay
Just $14,560 for the privilege.
One hundred thousand ton of silver
and 300 tons of gold, representing a
money value of $4,820,000,000, have been
produced In Mexico since 1881.
A recent invention Is a new tvne of
refrigerator car that can be run for
twenty days without re-icing. It is
charged with ice and certain chemical.
There is a scheme on foot for the estab
lishment of a IS.tOO.f 00 steel plant at
Galveston, Texas, similar to the steel
work at Chicago, Pittsburg and Cleve
Granite for columns, balusters, round
post and urns is now worked cnieny in
lathe, which, for the heaviest work, are
made large enough to handle blocks
twenty-five feet long and five feet in di
ameter. When Harrison W. Crosbv first intro
duced canned tomatoes he sold them at
50 cent a can. Thl wa in 1848. For
a few years past the average price ha
been 7 cent for a much superior article
than that for which Mr. Crosby received
It the ivory trade increase at the
present rate much longer the elephant
will soon become extinct. One firm
alone In Sheffield last year received the
tusks of no fewer than 1,280 elephants.
A few years ago 800 pair of task were
sufficient for them.
Mrs. Potter Palmer Wants Congress to
Appropriate More Money for the
Board of Lady Managers. ' ,
Ex-President Have wa the first man
to receive the LL. D. degree from Johns
Stephen M. Whit's he stannch Demo
crat, is the first Senator from Calilornia
who was born In that State. ;
Ex-Senator Ingalls is making $5,000 a
month oat of his lectures and syndicate
letters. This beats being a Senator.
Senator Faulkner of West Virginia has
placed himself on record as favoring the
election of United States Senators by
popular vote. . v , .
Mr. Moody is tcrapuloas about travel
ing on Sunday, no matter how impatient
he may be or how worthy the mission on
which he may be bound.
Mrs. Jefferson Davis distinctly refutes
to receive any gift from the Southern
State or from private friend, preferring
to live upon her own modest income.
Mrs. Mand Howe Elliott will try the
lecture platform, and if she is as success
ful In the new line as she ha been a a
writer, the public will be pleased and
he will make a bonansa strike.
A sister of General Butler, eleven
years older than he, i now living near
the old Butler homestead in Nottingham,
N. H. She is the widow of Daniel a
Stevens. - . i. ' "-i
Rev. Dr. Henry M. Field ha com
pleted his story of the Atlantic telegraph,
which he has written as memorial of
his brother, Cyrus W. Field, and it will
be published in a few week.
The heir to the Austrian throne, when
he become Emperor, will govern nine
countries, bear eighteen title a Duke,
one a Archduke, two a Grand Duke
and also thirty-three other titles.
M. Eiffel wore the rosette of the Legion
of Honor as he appeared on the witness
stand the other day; He is described as
a small, wiry-looking man, who from
time to time pulled or stroked hi short
gray mustasohe and beard.
Toward the fund needed to boy the
home of Walt Whitman In Camden $600
ha now been subscribed and $1,60) more
1 needed. It ia intended that the poet'
bed-room and study shall be preserved
unaltered in contents and all.
Mrs. Potter Palmer 1 in Washington
trying to persuade Congressmen to vote
for another appropriation for the Board
of Lady Managers of the World' Fair.
Congress ha already appropriated about
$90,000 for this purpose, bat Mrs. Palmer
wants saoM, ...
Ex-Governor Thayer of Ne
NEW FORM OF PATERNALISM
Canadian Pacific Secures Independ
ent Entrance Into Jersey
Northwestern lows is liable to be in
volved in a meat famine.
Citizens of Memphis are endeavoring
to suppress the gamb.ing evil.
About forty employes in the New Or
lee j Mint have been discharged.
Kansas sends in the best wheat report
of any of the wheat-growing States.
An Investigation of the ex-offieials of
the Illinois Penitentiary is asked for.
The Michigan Liquors-Dealers' Asso
ciation has organised an insurance order.
Small game is reported te be very
abundant throughout Alabama this year.
Extraodinary precautions against the
cholera have been taken at the city of
Philadelphia capitalists are figuring
on starting a new bank In Wall street
with $1,000,000 capital.
A Philadelphia syndicate has made
extensive purchases of coffee lands in
the State oi Oaxsca, Mexico.
The managers of the Chicago Fair are
counting upon $6,000,003 in receipt for
concessions granted by them.
Mexico's exports to the United State
daring the past fiscal year aggregated
$4,949,688 more than daring the previous
The fifty-cent Columbian stamp. It I
discovered by a St. Louis ousiie fiend.
contains the picture of a man smoking
The Union Pact So threatens to make
the rate from 0den to Missouri river
points $20, and 'a hot rate war 1 ex
Barbers in Ohio are agitating for alaw
which shall make it legally possible for
white barber to refuse to shave a col
Six of the pfibllc schools of Milwaukee
have been closed by the Health Com
missioner because of their unsanitary
In Louisville a man named Manning
ha been arrested who ia charged with
selling charms warranted to care all
sort of illness.
The Senate has passed the bill to re
fer to the Court of Claims the claim of
Jessie Benton Fremont to certain land
in San Francisco.
A Chicago lawyer has suggested that
ex-Presidents, when they possess the
legal requirements, be named for Su
preme Court Justices.
Four saloons were erected In the mid
dle of the Ohio river, which wis entirely
froien at Louisville, and did a thriving
business for many days.
As the result of a recent order by the
government the immigration -commissions
naid bv railroads to steamship
companies will be reduced.
Governor Hogg of Texas, In his mes
sage to the Legislature of that Bute,
advocated the taxation of vender oi
deadly weapon and cigarette. :
Senator Warner Miller says Hunting
ton and the Southern Paciflo interest
ar . in opposition to the Nicaragua Canal,
and their agents are at work in Wash
A bill to prohibit prize-fighting In In-!
diana, providing that principal aboald
be nned sd.ijuu ana me newspapers
$3,000 for printing advance notices, was
killed in the Hause.
The Geologist of Indiana says that
enough gas has been wasted in its belt to
supply every family in the State for two
years, and that $22,000,000 is but a fair
measure oi toe loss. j
Police Superintendent Byrnes of New ,
York haa issued orders to the police to .
arrest all beggars caught plying their
trade. They had made general nuis
ances of themselves.
Four thousand new DTStofflces were
established during the last year, 557,646
nnmailable letters poured into me doxcs,
04 All nl than, aihnllr without UT Ont-
side sign, symbol or address.
Miss Neltie Ahem will be the next
State Librarian at Indianapolis. This
wa decided at a caucus of the two
Houses in which sixty-four vote wer
for Mia Ahern and only eight for th
' A Washington dispatch ays it ha In
formation Irom a thoroughly reliable
source that M. M. Estee upon the part
of San Francisco has offered the Santa
Fe $10,000,00) if the road would ootid
into the city.
The Ohickamauga National Park Com
missioners have offered $17,000,000 for
eight acres of ground on Orchard Knob.
Tennessee, where Generals Grant and
Thomas stood and watched the battle ol
It has just been shown that Joseph
Benton, a negro, hanged in Delaware
nineteen years ago for a criminal assault,
was an innocent man. A man who as
sisted in the arrest, named Morris, and
was a witness on the trial was the guilty
party, -. ...
The Canadian Paciflo has secured In
dependent entrance into Jersey City or
Weehawken. J. it. Kamsey nas sold
his franchise for the construction of a
railroad from Jersey City north to the
Canadian frontier to the Canadian Pa
ri "a Road. The new road will run west
of the West Shore road.
The United States Supreme Court In
the case of Homer, plaintiff in error, vs.
The United Suites, has decided that Aus
trian premium bonds constitute a true
lottery within the meaning ol the stat
utes, notwithstanding the plea that they
are part of the Austrian debt, and that
they are, therelore, not mailable. '
Ex-Governor John M. Thayer of Ne
braska, who created a great sensation,
two years auto, by refusing to allow Gov
ernor Bovd to take possession of his of
flon. ia beins sheltered bv a poor soldier
In the suburbs of Lincoln. All his
wealthy friends turned against bim aftei
his exit irom omca, ana mm is
The Commlttes to Ascertain What Action
Congress Should Take to Protect
the Kaweah Colonists.
Senator Dolph ha the Silets Indian
reservation bill in proper shape and
ready to pass as soon as an opportunity
occurs for calling it np.
Senator Cullom has introduced a joint
resolution requesting the city authori
ties of Philadelphia to lend the United
States the Liberty bell for exhibition at
the World' Fair.
By direction of the President Secre
tary Foster of the Treasury Department
ha directed the Collectors of Customs
at New York, Philadelphia and Boston
to suspend the refund of duties upon hat
material until further advised.
It Is understood that M. E. Bell, su
perintendent of the Chicago publio
building, against whom a report of mal
feasance in office was made by Assistant
Secretary Lambertson, ha tendered his
resignation to Secretary Foster. It will
probably be accepted.
The experiments in the treatment of
lumpy jaw under the direction of the
Department of Agriculture are com
pleted. Results show that of eighty-five
cattle treated sixty-eight were comp'ete
ly cured. Secretary Rusk is highly de
lighted with the showing.
The Oregon delegation has been in re
ceipt of numerous letters recommending
H. L. Rees of Oregon for appointment
as paymaster in the army, and have in
dorsed him for the place, but the Presi
dent is very likely to name some of his
personal friends for these place.
. Senator Mitchell ha introduced a
joint resolution providing that where an
officer of the United State baa been pre
sented with a medal and the medal ba
been lost or destroyed a duplicate should
be issned. This Is meant to secure a do
plicate medal for General H. B. Comp
son of Lakevlew, wbose medal for dis
tinguished service wa (tolen by the
The House Committee on Interstate
and Foreign Commerce has ordered a
favorable report on the Senate bill ap-Di-oDriaticg
S250.000 for the construction
of a ship canal to connect Lake Union
and Washington witn ruget oouna. roe
bill wa reoorted with' an amendment
striking out the proposed route by
Smith' Cove, leaving the route to be
decided upon by the Secretary of War.
The rumor 1 in circulation that, if the
present G -ingress does not repeal the
Sherman act, Cleveland has said that he
will convene the Filtv-third Congress in
special session within thirty days after
March 4. Representative Mciinnn, a
member both of the Ways and Means
snd the Rules Committee, says he ha
been over the ground caretully. and can
see no possible chance of the repeal of
the silver acu ,
The Treasury Department at present
hold less gold than at any time since
the resnrnDtion act of January 1. 1879.
and in the language of a Treasury offi
cial the gold obligations are greater, with
less than fS,lJU,tiUJ iree goia to meet
them, and $2,500,000 gold engaged for
shioment from New York for Europe.
Treasury officials do not venture a pre
diction when the oulfbw will stop, bat
tate that they tee nothing serum in
t..in,.ii.Rii.nil John Wanamaker
created something of an innovation in
official life recently by giving a reception
at his residence to the employes and at-
f .MTlmAnt nf thai Poilt-
offioe Department, as well as of the local
poeiomce. xne event va (iibwuto u; -
JIhhm Ia wklnh nnitj. nnmhAF fil the
UIUUD VW nM.V.a -
r.iri. nf h Vnmt ma.tar-(3ftner.l and
hi wife were invited. . Thia i the first
reception of the kind that has ever neon
given by a member of the Cabinet, and
it I expected to form an interesting
precedent that will be extensively fol- j
towea in year to come. .
TU. t.i.mI.1. nA lTnnbtvn rVimmnrae
rUmmillM Kaa annnlntjvl thai followinff
WU.ua. pw in . r, a
subcommittee to consider the Nicara-
guan canal bill : Patterson oi xennee-
. . w , I n; -. T
tee, JKavnor oi marytana, rnra oi uw
Isiana, Geary of California, O'Neill of
Pennsylvania, Storer of Ohio and Honk
of Ohio. At least one member of tho
committee is strongly opposed to we
canal bill. This is Raynor of Maryland.
Some others are believed to be lukewarm,
nd Genry cannot be relied upon with
certainty to favor the bill according to
tome men who are familiar with the ait
nation. The report of the Silets Indian Com
mission, with the draft of a bill for the
adoption of the agreement which has
been reached with those Indians for the
cession of a portion of their lands, has
been received in the Senate, and upon
the request of Senator Dolph, immedi
ately sent to the printer, ao that it may
be considered at an early date. The
Senator say he 1 going to make every
effort to push the bill through, although
it is so late in the session that he may
find it difficult The bill provides that
the land shall be thrown open upon the
proclamation of the President, but Mr.
Dolph is of the opinion that this will bs
stricken oat and the land opened so
soon as the agreement I ratified by Con
gress. He considers the agreement
reached with the Indiana very satisfac
tory. Senator Felton from the select com
mittee on forest reservations in Califor
nia ha aubmitted to the Senate a report
on the resolution appointing a commit
tee to ascertain what action should be
taken by Congress to protect the settlers
known as Kaweah colonists, who made
homestead and pre emption entries on
certain lands in Mariposa and Tulare
counties, Cal., which afterwards were
set aside as forest reservation, known as
the Yoeemite and Sequoia National
Parka, and the settler ordered to vacate.
The committee recommend that the
Secretary of the Interior be requested
to appoint a commission of three per
sons, one to be named by the Secretary
of the Kaweah colonists, who shall ex
amine into the right and equities, in
cluding the lands and improvement
held by each resident settler, landowner
and lawful filer upon lands within the
bounds of the reservation, and ascertain
what consideration and damages may be
due the settlers and to appraise the
same. The report will be made to the
Secretary of the interior, who shall In
clude the amount due these settlers in
his next annual estimate of appropria
tions for the department. The report
farther recommends that all lands pat
ented to individual In the reservation,
to which ingress or egress is denied.
hall be appraised and ptussaaMd by the
The Depression in the British
NEW MINERALS DISCOVERED.
Australia Competes Strongly With
France in the Production
The National Cat Club of England hag
issued its first register of high-bred cat.
There fe little probability of the re
lease of Mrs. Maybrick from imprison
ment in London.
The official figures of the working of
the " sine system " on the railway of
Hungary show moat gratifying result.
England will not adopt the decimal
c . n-ige for fear the humbler elaese of
society may suffer daring the transition.
Manufacturers of Manchester continue
to run behindhand on their contracts,
owing to the scarcity of yarn, resultant
irom laoor irouoie.
The Russian government hat declined
to grant the request of the Russian rail
way companies that they be allowed to
buy material abroad.
In three weeks recently twenty tons of
unwholesome meat were seised by the
authorities bavicjg charge of the market
in the city of London.
The water supply of Portmadoc, North
Wales, was recently totally suspended
through the barsting of a large main
conveying the town's water.
There are in Iidia 0,612 government
savings bankf. holding balances aggre
gating over 8SS)i lakhs of rupees. The
number of depositors increased 55,000
last year. .
There are more tba i 50,000 persons in
Pari who earn a living by picking np
and making use of what other Deoole
thr. w away rags, bones, metal and
such refuse. :
Twj new minerals, of scientific value
only, were recantly discovered at Ceylon.
They have been namel respectively
Getkie'r'e and Badd-deyite. Both were
loana in peooie torm.
Mors than eight thousand English
women have already signed the protest
against the reintroduction of the crino
line, and the work of organizing them
into clubs is still going vigorously on.
The extent of the depression in the
British shipping trade just now may be
gathered from the fact that altogether
479 vessels, renresentinz a tonnage of
856,000, are laid up at English and Scotch
Foor thousand nine hundred and fif
teen new book and 1.339 new editions.
a total of 8.254, were published in Eng
land last year. This i an increase of
more than five hundred over the produc
tion in 1891. -
The manufuctire of aluminium bv an
electrolytic process i to be gone into
quite extensively at Forges, France. Th
falls of the Pras river, giving 2.000-horse
pswer, are to be utilised and a plant
erected soon. . :
Indications are cropping oat tending
to confirm the rumor that th King of
Belgium will visit the Congo country ia
April, accompanied by several officer of
his military staff, a number of civic of
ficers and member of the press. . ,
A new schema for the extermination
of rabbit ia being tried in Australia.
Cartridges generating poisonous gas are
put in the burrows, the hole are closed
and the rabbit are killed by th poison
in the smoke, not by suffocation.
The British Musenm is not very old,
but it haa been an industrious as well as
an intelligent collector. It was started
in 1755, and ha now twenty-five mile
of book and a greater number of curi
osities than any other like institution.
At Liverpool 156 steamers, represent
ing about one hundred thousand tone,
are lying idle, and over one hundred ana
fifty vessels are laid np on the Tyne. In
addition there are ninety-nine British
steamers lying idle at Continental ports.
Russian female convicts In Siberia
are in th future, if a proposal made by
the Ministry of Justice to th Imperial
Council is ratified, to be exempted from
flogging and wearing leg irons. Restric
tions in diet and solitary confinement
are to bs substituted.
The tall tower of London will rise in
Wembley Park and surpass that of M.
Eiffel by 150 feet, being 1,150 feet from
the four concrete foundations on which
it legs will rest. It will be on rising
ground and overlook London on one side
and Harrow on the other. .
Mr. Morley has offered the retiring
Lord Mayor of Dublin the dignity of a
Privy Cocncllorshlp. Thi is the first
time that the honor ha been offered to
a Nationalist who haa never identified
himself in the slightest degree) with any
of the great English parties.
Australia Is entering into strong com
petition with France in the production
Of brandy. In 1892 the colony of Vic
toria exported to the United Kingdom
63,010 proof gallons. It is said Australia
can produce brandy that will stand com
parison with the finest French cognac.
Cecil Rhodes, Manager of the British
South A'rica Company, is contemplat
ing the advisability of extending a tele
graph line from Cape Town to Alexan
dria, via Uganda, Khartoum and the
tiwns along the Kile. A company has
been formed, It is stated, with a capital
of $2,000,000, to carry the project into ef
fect. As a result of the Panama troubles
the famous Drachenburg, the most bean
tilnl castle along the banks of the Rhone,
which has been admired by thousands
of Americans, has been sold. Baron
Sarter, who became immensely wealthy
in work on the Sues canal, spent $5,000,-
0X0 on th castle. He lost his fortune,
However, in tne ranama undertaking.
Austria announce an electric locomo
tive which is to travel 125 miles an hoar,
Th Independence Beige follows with the
statement that the North Belgian Com
pany and the North France Company
are constructing a line for locomotives.
' operated by electricity, on which the
i journey from Brussels to Paris, about
' one hundred and ninety-two miles, will
be accomplished in eighty minutes, a
peed or nearly on Honored ana nity
amusaa aoaa, 1
Frodaa. Vnilt. at.
Whiat Nominal : Valley, $1.20;
Walla Walla, $1.10(31.12 per cental.
Firo Standard, $3.60; Walla Walla,
$3.60; Graham, $3; Superfine, $2.60
0x1842(3)430 per bushel ; rolled, In
bags, $8.26(650.50; barrel, $6096.76 j
Hat Beet, $11013.60 per tonj com
mon, $9.00 10.00.
l&ajunvrr Bran, $18; shorts, $20:
ground barley, $28324: chop feed, $20
per ton; whole feed barley, $18(19;
middlings, $2324 per ton i brewing
barley, $1.00(81.15 per cental; chicken
wheat, $1,10 1.20 per cental.
Bonn-Oregon fancy creamery, 859
$7,c; fancy dairy, 8032c; fair to
good, 2527c; common, 1617o per
pound ; pickle roll batter, 4055o per
Chixss Oregon, ll(813c; Eastern
Twins, HJic ; Young America, 15c per
Koos Oregon, 32c; Eastern, 2t
Poultst Chickens, mixed coops. $4 :
old hens, $4.605.00j old roosters, (4 S
ducks. $6; geese, 111 per dosen; tur
keys, live, 1213c; dressed, 16 loo
VatMTABL Cabbage. $1.0Cai.60 per
Rental ; onions, 90ctl per cental ; pota-
toea, 90c$l per cental; tomatoes, 40(9
oucper box; Oregon turnips, 75c$l.uO
per cental: young carrots, 76c(a$l per
cental; sweet potatoes, $i.60(gl.J5 per
cental; Oregon cauliflower, 75c$1.00
per dozen ; celery, Due per dozen.
Fauna Sicily lemons. 16.00 per boxt
Calilornia, new crop, $4.505.00; Ore
gon pears, $1.26l.o0 per box; bananas,
$2.503.6O per bunch; oranges, seed
lings, $3.003.ZB per cox; navels, Ituu
04.60; cranberries, $12.60 per barrel:
apples, $1.00(12.00 per box.
' ' Stavaile ereeerlas. -Horn
Choice comb, 16017 per
pound; new Oregon, 18020c
Salt Liverpool, 200s, $16.50; 100s,
$16.60; 60s, $17.60; stock, $10.50(311.60.
Dsjud Fanrnr Petite prunes, 10 12c;
silver, 11 14e; Italian,l214c; German,
10(3 lie: plums, old. 5at3c; new. 739c:
apples, 6(3 11c; evaporated apricots,
lDCgioc; peacnea, izoioc; pears, (sue
Bica Island. $4.75(36.00; Japan, $4.86
UOSteb xonm xuca, sio ; mo, wc ;
Salvador. 20c: Mocha. 2730o: Java.
27X30c; Arbuckie's, Midland, Mo-
kaska and .Lion, low-pound cases,
26 85-100e per pound; Colombia, same,
Bbaks Small white. SMc: pink. Set
bayos, 8Wc; batter, 8c; lima, 334e
per pound. -
' r n i . i , iflrr. .
half-barrel. 42M67Kc; in cases, 86i
80c per gallon ; $2.26 per keg, California
tn Darren, aiosue per gauon; fiwo per
IsijaaJ. Net prices : D, 4c ; Golden O,
4si; extra O, 4Xc; Magnolia A, 4?c;
granulated. 6Aic: cab crashed and pow
dered, 6Jte; confectioners' A, bc per
pound ; maple sugar, 100 10c per poona.
Cakh bd Goooe Table fruits, assorted
quoted $1.7632.00; peaches, $1,8602.10:
Bartlett pears, $1.7602.00 : plums, $1.S7J
01.60: straw Demes, z.a(sz.4o; cii er
nes, fZJ3OJl.4U; Diack Demes, si.eoo
2; raspberries, $2.40; pineapples, $2.26(8
2.80; apricots, $1.66(82.00. Pie fruit 1
Assorted, $1.20; peaches, $1.26; planus
tl.10Al.20: blackberries. 11.26(91.40 per
dozen. Pie fruits, gallon Assorted,
$3.1503.50; peaches, $3.6004.00; apri
cots, $3.6004.00; plums, $2.7603.00;
blackberries. $4.0004.50. Vegetables t
corn, $L40(91.85; tomatoes, $1.0001-10;
sugar peas, aoc9l.w; string Deans, tun
5c per dosen. Meats: Corned beef. Is,
$1.50: 2s. $2.40; chipped beef. $2,560
4.10: lunch tongue. Is, $4.00; 2s.ttt.78;
deviled ham, $1.7592.70 per doeen.
Fish: Sardines, H; 76cO$2.26; H".
12,1504.60: lobsters. $2.3003.60: salm
on, tin l-lb.tall,$1.25f 1.60; flats, $1.75;
IllMk, x.60; x DM., $&.).
Nim Bas Quotations: Iron, tl 75:
steel, $2.75; wire, $2.60 per keg.
lao! Bar, zkc per poona ; pig iron.
$23026 per ton.
BTsxii iomc per pound.
Tm I. O. charcoal. 14x29, prime qual
ity, $8.5039.00 per box; for crosses, $2
extra per box; roofing, 14x20, prime
quality, $6.7607.00 per box; L O. coke
plates, 14x20, prim quality, $7.6OS.O0
per box. .
LkAD4c per pound; bar, 60. .
Shot $1.80 per sack.
' Navai, Stores Oakum, $4.6006 per
bale; resin, $4.8005 per 480 pounds; tar,
Stockholm. $13.00: Carolina, $9.00 per
barrel ; pitch, $6.00 per barrel ; turpen
tine, 65c per gallon in carload lotsk,
HldM. Wal and Hotm. V
HiDss Dry hides, selected prime, 60
8c ; Ke less for call : green, selected,
over 66 pounds. 4c ; under 66 pounds, 3c ;
sheep pelts, snort wool, 8050c; me
dium, 600! 80c; long, 80c$L25; shear
ings, 10020c ; tallow, good to choice, 8
3Vc per pound.
Wool Umpqna Valley, l017e; fall
clip, 13016Xc; Willamette Valley, 15
18c, according to quality; Eastern Ore
gon, 10O16 per pound, according to
Hop 12O190, according to quality.
Yhe BUatt Mark, ' .. ;
Bzsr Live, 2)'3&e oar pound:
McTroa Live, 4O40 per pound;
dressed, 8c; lambs, live, . 404)o;
Hoea iAf, o(aoc per poona ; areesea.
Te. ; - ., :
Yai 4(370 per pound.
Bmokbd Meats Largs ham, 170
17 c; medium ham, 17i018Me; break
fast bacon, 1718ac; short clear sides,
14X16Kc; dry salt tides, 1314o
Labd Compound, In: tin, 13c;
pare, in tin, lb 017)c i Oregon, Ud
I2j4 per pound.
' ' ; Th. Prapat Parwa.
"Bub, how far is It to the daypol" he asksd
at a lad on Jefferson avenue yesterday.
"Daypo Is Franeh, tant ler queried toe Hoy
ka reply. .; .," ; ';;;'.-;.;'
"Yes." rv.; v
"Then you'd better ask soma Frenchman,;
You couldn't find it In EngHih." Datrois
Free Praia ' : : i f - i . ' "
Why destroy present happiness by a
distant misery, which may never come
at all, oi- yon may never live to see it,
tor every substantial grief has twenty
shadows, and most of them shadows ol
year w malting. BjAutj SnU. , i