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INDEPKNDKNCK, POLK COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1894.
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. THE INDEri-NDUNCI;
National Hank !
Capital Stock,. $50,000.00.
H. lURVHBKHCl, ... . Pml.loiit,
ARIUM KKIMUN, , . Vie lwl nt.
W. IVCONSAWAT . (k.hWt
' ' A anl tsutkmn Sad ' excitants humi
tn,nMM4Kl: Kit mod, i)tli liUtttuttiitHUnim
mrvlkl credits rnleU: ttH.i.. nvstved. on
curfuul srvounl t)l to cUva, tutrt iid
o Mm deposits,
JtwMrwA, A. J.Uoodtnsa, ll, W. pr4, U.
ICCRMHITID UKCER TKE UW? OF. OREGON
Polk .'County Bank,
J. H.HWUST. ' HUH4 VS.
Paid Capital, 530,000.
: V DtuKuVOiK '
j.h Hit, P. I- Ouujtt,', l,M.sovrn
J. M. V. mult r. 4. 8. Hi.i.in., , , fu Iumii
Jiwti intvA, v
A general twuHiuit hi)I tiiitn binw
- tnMiMVlvit; hxinit HiiuUf. ri-e tvra
ubjecl tu rli. ir uu rvniu.Hleof 0-oiiil'
tnlcm! Pattl on lime tU-owita.
Srrlr pewl trntk ana bmiglnr rtI !,
cvurvd Ujf ,VI lliuw toe.
f . Itaura- . , lu 4 p. m
Cemmenctd Business Wa3l3V
. jCiUudikhed by allodia Authority,
FIHST NATIONAL BANK.
of luifcku4e,v, Oregon.
- ' SJ4.000.00
J.lkCUOl'EK. U W. Kulli:r.TMN,
W. il HAWUCY, di.kr. ;
' J". 8. Coopet," 1 . K"rin, ileiiiitrk
O. W. WhlteiikBr, W. W. 0t.
A inrl banklni ulu trnniHtl
Bur ud MlMtnii m utt lin('ttiil
Imiicwtu revived ulj.-t lo li-k r vu cr
U(1rlof drptw't. ('olln'tkiiii. nM(ln.
Ufflc buurat . lu. Ui m- ut.
A.I'RESC'OTT. J. A. VliNKKH
Prescoit 8c Vcness,
as -an i
JlnufiBrruf wul IibKt In
FIR and HARDWOOD,
Rou-h and Dressed
'Sa; WHEELER,'. Manager.
V- Amerlotm and ;uriw i'l
THOS; COINCAN', Prpprlto'i
" . 1.. 1 .!
Oo to the c SirM-l
And how t
You can get your
Wagon Repairing of All
H. X FULUB, Proprietcr.
Hyoo wantaGoo'dlfquure MM "
-f " to the
MRS. L. CAM PBPLL. Prop.
THAT CHEAT 11ESSMX
Ambiguities ami Apol
Out . tho Dismal
ine rres;deut tulorsra anil Pre
scut Carlisle' .New Sclu niti
WASIUXQTOX. Dt. 3Th ir,M.I.
iUut txly nl hlit Aiiuvml iinace
loutfih.ur th ri'ltttkniii tif tluj I'uttml
Man wuU foruiiru uaiknm uiidNiy
"ur imvimuI ilntluutt witti iinin a
tills ttmn Unuvtrti th ndvuiitJUM
r wwiiiiuiy ttiiinTliirf U a lirra but
jut rwlun imlley, t fi-ont wivl
iHt tr mtilililmw iiiiUtHiHl w hfiuin,
itiul t'tiHraoU'rtaiHi by fiitlro hut'iy
tul xlHtvrlty. A KrHtlfytuj nxtiiiiil
tlon uf tlm uiiirorm Iniiwrtlality of
tni iniuutry tuwnnw alt roivUru tiU'
wan maiilfiwtwl by tin cwliu-lilcut r-
diuMt of ti Cliliu-! ntiil J)aw
Siunnt.uia mat tlio B"i'la f tlw
I iiIUhI Statwi aliuuld. wlthlu xmnwr
lliutt. affortl untictlti to llw aublu-U
M turn uauona, inHullntf Uu mi
puiinloii of dlliutttlo ri'lattou durlna
tho Mala .f war. Thl dlli'at ollki'
wiw auitiiusl ami a ntlaapprphi'ititloit,
wuti-n cav rlmj ti Uw lxauf that lu
alfwlmtf tliU kliitlly, niuiUi'lal pro-
tivtliwi, our aevut would oxnlit tlie
mum authority which tlw wiilulruwn
aiinu f U Mluiiivnu liatl exw-
i-Ud, wan pnmiuily turrtTUHl.
Altltmiich Uitt wnr lHtvtHii riiliin
and Jaiun endttnifowm ro iHilloy of
itu Lniuni Ktaiiw, it diirvt our
gi-MVit tniwldnuloTi by ivaikMt of lu
tlUturlMHuv of our erowlttit cnmuur
ml lnuri!i tu tlm two countrhm aud
tho tnw!wHi d;imrni whU U may re-
unit to our fltlatita domldltHl or to-
Joiirulii),' lu thj Inwrlor of Chlwa.
Actinic uudcr wrtalu rt.li tilatUma lu
our tr"sity with Korea (the Unit m.
i-UiiUhI with a woturu poww), I Ml
oiwtraini'd at tint mwtiuluii or tu
ttintrovowy t' it'iuU'r our otllop
to ItnltH'o an aml-'iililo urruiiitciucnt of
th Initial (llltli-iihli growlni; out of
tho J:ipatuMo doiiiuuda for mliuliiUlra-
tlvo reforms lu Konn. but tho unlmiv
py prot'lptutlon of nciuul liostllltk
ib'fi'aU-d Uiw kindly urto.
li-plorlns the tloatrui'tlva war Ins
twi'oti the two iiMHit powerful of tlu
K.iti-ni rtloua aud aiul)ut that our
roiuinorcliil luti'rcfW tu tin- ciiun
trlos may h pronorvml, atul that tho
Knfi'iy of our rlHx. un iluTrt oiiull uot
Ih jitipartl'xid. I would not liculinty
to hvd any tttliixuiou that our
friendly aid for tho honornhlo tcruil
nation of hotllltU would Ih utvcj)t
itblo to t4h lu'lllserentji. ;
(f tho Hawaiian qiitHtlon thu pnM
Idout my: SUue eoiniuiinlcuiluii tho
voluiultioiw eonwiMMdiWo lu reenrd
to Il.iwftit ami tho itethm lukiui by
tho ft'tuito and bouxo of rpruU
tUi" on certain (uitlona iiIhi1iuhI
to Urn JutU'iiH'iit and wider dhien-tlon
of eoiu'ivi, tint ortf.'Uil.atltm of a
eovoruiuettt In phuv of tlie'provUloiial
arrutigoiijent wltleh followed tho depo
Kllloii of tho queen, luta Imxmi ait
uouiummI with otrldeneo of IW vlfortlve
(iM-railoii. Tho rotiultlon umial lu
Kiii lt vau has beou accorded thu new
fc"oVeminetit , "
Coiitlnulntr. tho iimmio iay: The
mcpetary of tho troaaury reMrt that
tho riMselpta of tho Korernment, from
all aourtt of revenuo durliiif tho
llcal year endlrif Juno :K, 1S!H,
aiuonnted to f.17a.,4!t.s.2!l and lt
e-wtullturi U $H2.X).'i."."W.87, leav
liili a detlclt of $tJ,N3.2iW.S.S. There
waa a tlcereiiNti of 15,,'2,t)7ifW ; In
tho ordinary expense of tlio govern
iiH-nt Am 0uiparod with tlio flwal
year 'IKS. ;
Tho Value of our total dutiable fin
port amounted to $m.m,om. Mn
$llt5.CTi7,i!t!3 ! than durltiK tho ri.
cedlni! t'itr and the Itnport.floim, fnH
of duity, amounti'd to f:t7!.7!l5,5;Mt,
lxdn iH,7l.075 letw tluin diiilug the
prowxliitjf year. Our export of mcr
thamilte, 4otitftlt' and foreign,
amounted during tho yo.tr. to Na,.
lb,')72, being an Incrutwo over tho
preeedlu year of iMl5,378. Tho
total amount of gold exported during
the llmiil year wan $7tl,StW,0H, a
ngalmtt f IOH.(tN.4'U during tlm fiscal
year IH1C-. This umount Imported win
$7-MII.lli) n flgalnut fU'-UWt ditr
Ing the prevlou fiscal year 1HU3.
Tho ImporU of silver were SKI.-'HI..-5".'-'
nud tie export were $50.4."il,'J(i5.
The total bounty paid upon Hie pro
dut'tlon of ugar In the United States
for tho Peal year waa Wl.WK'MH.
It la oatlumtwl lUat upon tho buahf
of our priflio'it revenue law., the re
ceipts of the government during the
eurrent flseal year endliu '"o 30,
1H!5 will bo $424,427.7-W and ItM ex
penditures $444.427,72.S, nmiltlug In
a dolleltv of 3MJ00.00. '
On tho flrnt day of November, 1S!)4,
tho total stock of money, of aU klndn,
In tho country wa f2.240.773,MSS an
ngalnat 2,2t)l.f551,(K)0 on the llrHt of
NovomlJer lfJU3, and tho money of all
kind to 'circulation, tin Included In
trrawury holdlngH, was $1,072,01)3,422,
or $34.73 per capita uiMn an ttl
imited pimulntlon of $08,887,000.
THIS ARMY SERVICE. '
Spivikliig of tljo army, tho president
aayn- Whllo no conxldesablo Increaao
In tho army I. my Judgmont, de
manded by rewtit ovotits, tho policy
of Hon coiwt fortllleatloim In prowjoit
tloa of which wo havo biM-n steadily
ongagwl tor mmo ym.ru, Una ho far
iJovoloiMKl n to wiggcrt that tha of
footlve trijth of tho ermy bo now
made, at iwrt, ep
legal Btrougth. It l tonlly
nocotwary to recall tho ml
.(. I. nlwidliMH'0 tO tlMli 00)11-
inandH of the coiwtltutlon and thai
".u n,i for the iMirpoxft of protect-.
n" tlw proiKWty of the United States.
dlt g tVia . pn of ,tha W
courw and removing lawk' 0 tatruc
tloivt to the inmmim hy i o gov
,.rn.wnt of I to h-gUiuute tmMa,
It boeamo nmwwrjr In vatimm loca h
tlm dining the jear to employ C""'
Hi trablo portion of the regular troops,
Tho duty wa dtoclMinnsa proinM y,
courag(ouly, and with mmrked dis
cretion by the ollloer and mori, nnd
the tho - most gratifying proof wa
thiw affowlod that tho army deoryo
that coinpkte confidence lu iw H
ehmcy and dtoclpltae, which the coun
try has at all times manifested.
Inferring to tho natlotal guard the
president My tho w-porW of m Htl t
liwvwtlotM by regular array o!Uc
Itow a markod lucnwm In taeret
aiuj oHlclxney tu ta.to orga4ilatloim
nu roigiy mn,nmemta it coutlnu-
mh w um iHuicy or aaoruing evry
pmt'Mon wi(xiunitmnt ptl)hi to
mw uuportMit auxiliary of our mill,
taxy eu.blliiment lu r gurd to tho
owuiiifuutiHM muitAry mrvictt or
Mttjor-Uouixral Hehiklhud. (HHiutuuiiltin -
tho army, tha prenldont j It 1 ug
nnHi w rtmgroM mat th hHiiimrnry built atiroad ud cwuel liy AiiuTlcau-t
wwlval of Uttt grmto ot lloutenaut-' appear lu tho light of preaciit roud'
gomtriU In hU behalf would bo a jimt! tkiim, not only to I mi a futlura for good
ftntt gnuiiMia act aud would neruilt at very nolnt but h tieati a.
Ms rvtlrwmmt. now near at baud,
with r.nik Meting hit iiHrttw.
UNION IACIFI0 AFFAIRS.
Awthor nubjoet of prwliig tnomont.
nya the pnwhkmt, mferrd to him by
tho (tttortwy geneial, In Um re-organ-laailon
of tha Union FoA-lrto railway
eotiipttny 00 a bant wjultabU a re
garda alt prlvato lnUvwt, aud aa fa
vorabla to tho rovxnuuont nit exUtlng
mmaiumui win permit Tho iteration
of a mtlrond by a court through a
roonlvw u an atuumdotui utato of
thlntfa'whlch wliould bo termltmtiHl on
all grouttd. public and Dtivato. at the
nartloae nomlblo moimmt llKhH not
to enact tho neodod onablluir lrifUla
tlou at Uto present wwntou ptpoms
mo wuoio nmtuir until tlio aombling
ot a new eongK and li evltably In
croaMM all tho complication of the
altuatlon, and could not but bo re-
nar.ioa a a aignal failure to olo a
ttia)I.HU which ha nraclleaHv beii
boforw Uw eeMCt congretM tvor alnce
Tho iftwldint rtftcw bin recoin
mondatlon for tlw location and tntu
mructUm of two prlaon for tho con
niuntHt of UiUUd 8Late prluura.
THAT P. 0. DEFICIKNCY.
To obvlato tho dlthclwicy exlMtliig
lu tho mton1oa nppnpr1ailou the
pnwiiut rato altould tut ralmn) ou
ondchw matter. K.xlUnir term
from a mo to tlnn havo a.lmltted to
tlu iM-lvtl.-a Intcudod for legitimate
nwwMpAiHMm and pe odictU. a Miir-
H-bdug rnpgo of publleatlona aud cr
at! abi'MM, tho cot of which antuimt
in tho aggnfc'au to tho total doncUucr
of " tho poNtotnco deimrtinent. l'ro-
tmidod nowwpapont aio atarUil by
bubuw houMea for tho nur numoe
of odvwtMtng good, complying with
ttMi law in firm only, and dwcontlnu.
Ing tlio publU-aih4w an aoou a tlie
mHmI of advertising la over. l'aNr
covon! literature, cotwlatlug mainly
of trohy novel to tho exu-nt of many
tiiouMiuKU of tons, la ent tltrouith
Uhi mnJI at aim cent ur ound, while
tlMi publUher of wuuutArd work aro
ieiilrl to pay eiuht tlm. that
niiunint lu oudlng their publlc&iiouA.
AH nmtMO cimMliu of thofroo citrriase
through tho mall of hundred of ton
of etl aud grain, UMlcfly dbtrlb.
utmi thrtMigh uio departnent of agrl-
ct.-lttinv Tho tfMttiuuihw-gemnnl pre
dict that If tlm law bo w amended a
to eradicate ttowo ahiunw, not only
win tha - noatnmoa dtartinetit not
allow a deflcknicy, but ho UlUv that
in tho i.eor future ail legitimate new
Pamirs and periodical luagnxlueM will
tie pnirly traiuunltud through the
mall to thetr uliTlter free ot
TENSIONS, . ETC.
Tho president Agrttw with tho at-
torncy-gmura that an aildltloual
udgo of tho circuit court of appeal
In itwa circuit would greatly tttreugth
en that court Ho alno favor the
coimtnictlon of additional bnttlealilp
aunt tuno(io uoaM for tho navy.
Tlio mibject Of miim1imih I tiettted at
cooMldemblo length and among other
tiling, m tmya: At tho cioo or the
lust ureal year, ou tho 30th day of
Juno, lstH, there were 1W,&44 pemou
ou our iM'tmUm roll, (Ming a n-t Ut
cronoo of 3.S.12 over tlio numlMT re
ported at tho ond of ' Um prevlou
year. Tho commuwioner of penaioti
la of tlio optulon that tho year 1KU5,
Iwtng tho thli'tUih aftor tho clone of
tlm war of the rebellion, tuuat aecord-
Itig to all atrmlble, liumaii calculation,
won tho hlglawt limit of the pitndon
roll and that after that year It tniiHt
bit;tn to dinibie. Tho name drovpcd
from tlvo roll for all can during
tho year numbered 37,U"1. Aniong
our penxlouer are nine widow and
lUnw daughtom of wddlor of tlio
revolutionary war, and forty-five sur
vivors of tlio war of 1812.
Tlio accuMatlou that au'effort to do
led piHkin fraud U ovbhuce of tin
frletulllnoM toward our worthy vctr
erans amd a donhil of their claim to
tho gcnoroMlty of tlio government, ug-
gnat on unfortunate lndllT!reiice to
tho commlrtKlon of an onew which has
for It tnotlvo tho securing of a pen
hIou, and Indicates an Lnwllllngne,
blind to tlio cxLsttiieo of iim'hh ami
trooiiborotM crime, whk-h play tiKn
domogoglc fearn, and n ake njnirt of
tho patriotic ImpulMo of 9 grateful
A lanre portion of tho iniwuige I
devoU! to t lie nixn-t of the secretary
of agriculture, which deal extciwlve-
ly with export of live Htock from tin
country aud tlio Inspection of nicat.
Thoro wa a faliuivt oil tu American;
oxporta of wlicat of 13,r00,ooo bunlicl,
and tho secretary Is Inclined to biv
Hove that wheat may not, In the fu
ture, bo tho Maple export cereal pro
duct of our country, but that corn
will continue to advance lu impor
tance a on exportation on account of
tlio now mm to which It w constant
Tlio export or agricultural prouuci
from tho United State for tho lincnl
yTSIr ending Juno 80, 1804, amounted
to $028,383,033, being 72.28 per cent
of .American export of t-very descrip
tion and tlio United Kingdom of
Groat Britain took more than 54 per
cent of all farm products finding for
Tho tariff act panned at tlio lat
eHlon of congress needs Important
amondmeuts If It is to be executed
effoctlvoly and with certainty.
In addition to such neceswiry
amendment as will not cliango tlio
rates of duty, I am still veiry decided
ly in favor of putting eoul and Iron
uion tho free lint, and so far as the
Httgar schedule Is .concerned, I would
Iw glad under exlMt.Ing nggravaUon
to see every particle of differential
ditty In favor of rennrnd sugar strick
en out of our taiire law. If, with all
thoso favors now aooordod the sugar
refining lntwint In our tariff Jw. It
still languishes to the exUmt of t'lo
Ing yollnorlea and thousand of dis
charged workmen, It would seem to
prosont a hopeless cosa for reasonable
Whatovof ele Is douo or omitted, I
earmsHtly repeat my WW met datlon,
that the additional duty of ono-tent))
of a cent por pound laid upon sugar
Imported from pountfM Fflylri a
bounty ou It exports, 1 alirogatod,
It oem to ma that exceedingly Im
portant corsiderations point., to the
proprloty of this nmoidmont With
tho advent of a now tariff policy, uot
nnlv calculated to relievo the con-
anmnrs of our bind In the cost of
tholr dally life, but to Invito a better
aarolonment of A merle in thrift and
rroato for um clo.r and mom protlUv
bio commercial ri htttotm Willi tint rent
of tlw world. It follow tut a loglefll
ami iinHiiiUv mvwlty thnt ww
ahoitld ut onott romovo tho chief. If
not llw only oltaek, which w king
provontod our partlctpittlon lu tlu for-
uigin carrying of triulo or tlm wa.
' Thn anehnkt niMivUlon of nur law.
- ' donylug American reifbioty to alilpa
' rellu of Imrtwrhiu than auyUihig Utat
eM under tho srmlMlou of a tnt
tito of tho l'nltcl HUitm I earnestly
rooonout ml Its prompt repeal,
A vat majority of the voter of the
land, ay tl-t prelilciit, bm ready to
hit that the time and attention of
those hy select to perform fur them
Imttcrtant public dutle. hIi'iiiIiI not be
dlH'nictml by doling out uiltior unices
stut thev are growing to be unanimous
lu reiMHd to imu ty organisation as
soiiiotlilug that should bo iimh lu e.
tablixhlng party principle, luntad of
dtetailug tho dlMtrlbuilou ot pulillc
pttieo as rewards for iarlwu actty,
NumeiM'i ldltlonal olttcet am
pliuM' have lately lsnn brotiislit with
in tho civil service rules mi l regula
tion and soiiiu others will probably
soon Ih inclLdml.
Tho priMldeut neoinmo'idx the rktab-
I'Mlimout of a national board of health,
and speaking of the strike rominlwdou
ay: Their work has Hcoii well douo
and their standing and Intelligence
glvo SNNurauce Hut tho niiort and sug
g,itlous they make are worthy of
Referring to tha Blueneld Incident
the president says: We cannot liial-
haigo tho rightful swvr,'lguty of Nle
sragua over tho Mosquito Indian strip,
Nicaragua authorities having given
Dntlco of tlio forMturo of coiicdon
to tlio c.iiuil conn any, on grounds
purmy tMiuilcal aud not emlirueiN lu
tho contract, havo moiled from that
BONDS AND ItN tsCE.
Referring to the recent bond luo.
tho president says, tuat it 1 MrfiTtly
and pahianly plain that the only way
under present condition by which
tli! reserve, when dangerously thA
plute.l, can Ik rtndinlnhtd I tliroiiish
the ltie and sale -r the bom! of tho
government for gold, ami yet cougrv
im uot only thus far dccllnvd to au
thorise tlio Immuo of bond Ixnt buIUhI
to Mich a piirisme, but there iii a
illposltloti In some iiuartcr to deny
both the ueeewdty aud (siwer for Ue
btmu) of IkmkI at nil. 1 cannot for a
moment believe that any nf our clt-
Ixoii.t are diillM-rntiiy willing that
flielr government should default In
It HC,iiil;try obligation or that It
tlnats lal oiM'rat'oii should be reduced
to a silver basis. At any rate, I
uliotild not fii that my duty wa doiue
If I omitted tiny effort I could make
to avert uch a calamity. A long
therefore, as no provlshm I tunde for
the limil redemption, or the putting
asldo for currency obllgntloii now
nd to niieateilly aud constantly
draw fruit the government, It gold
and a long a no better authority for
bond Issue I allowed thou at prefceut
exlt. such authority wit! he utlllwxl
whenever and as ofteu a biconies
noeeMMiiry to maintain a siilllclent gold
reserve and abundant means to save
tlio credit of our country and make
gtxjd the flnauckU doclarutlufK of our
Coneludliig, tho prodlilnit says. In
referees to the ututatlsfMctery fnt
i'n of our bank and currency sys
tem: 'I he absolute divorcement of the
govorumetit from the business of
banking Is tho Ideal relationship of
the government to the circulation of the
currency of tho country, Thl cuikII
tlon cau.iot be Immediately reached,
but as a step In ti nt direction, as a
moans of stvorlng more etastle "ur
rency and obviating oilier ehjectliwis
to the present arrangement of biuik
clrciil'iilon, the secretary of tho tn'tis-
ury pnweut lu hi report, a cltonie
modirylng tho prtseut hut king laws
and providing for the Issun of circu
lating notes by state bnnks, free from
taxation, under cer'nln limitation.
The siH'retii-y explains 111 p!an so
plainly and its advantage develops!
by him with such remarkable clettr
tie thnt tiny effort on my part to
prcsont nu argnincnt lu It support
would be superfluous. I shall there
fore content myself with an utiiuall
tled Indorscnxuit of tlw necm-taryVi
proitoMMl change In tlm law and
lirlef aud Inn effect atateinent of thejr
It I proposed to reiMMil all laws
providing for tho deposit of United
tftntm bond us security for circula
tion; to P'umiiU t atlonal bank to Issue
circulating ' notes uot exceeding In
amount 73 per tent of their paid up
and unimpaired capital, provided
they dejMmlt with the government n
a guarantee furd In United State le
gal tender notes, including treasury
notes of 1800, a sum of equal amount
to 30 ner cent of notes tliey desire to
issue; tlUs dotsnilt to bo malnUlned
at all tlim, but whenever any bank
retires any part of Its circulation a
proMirtilcma,to part of it guarantee
fund Bhttll bo returned to It, to im.t
mlt tlm.sivretaiy of tlie trowury to
preiwire nud ko.p on humd, reiuly for
IftHito la case nu Increase In circula
tion I desired, blank national bank
note for each bamk having circula
tion, and to rcpenl tJioso provisions of
tho nroHont law IniiKWIiig llmltatlot's
and rosttictions thus permitting uch
uuirojwo or roductloai wltliln tho limit
quickly mado iw , emergencies ' niny
arise. 1 '
In addition to the gtmratiloo fund
t'egulii'd, It I propoBiu oi ot'ovlile u
safety fund for the Immediate 're
demption ot the nlrciiliitlag notes of
fulled banks by Imposing a Hiiiull nn
nual tax, say one half of one per cent
upon tlio avcrngo circulation of oncb
bank until tho fund amounts to tlve.
isr cent of tin total elreiilutlun out
standing. When a bank fails Its
guarantee fund I to be paid Into tills
safety fund nnfl lis notes are to Im ro
deemed, in tho tlrst Insliuice, from
such safety fund tlum uiigmeiiteil
Any Impairment or uen tumi cnuseu
thereby 1 to be mado good from the
Immediate available, cash OKHtis of
said bank, and If these should be ln
su,moiimt, mu'U impairment l to Mm
nmrto good by ft pvo rata nsipffinT
among other Imnli,- their contrllni-
tlons cotiNtitntlng a first lien upon tne
owseta of tha fallod bank la favor of
the contributing banks. A a further
security, It Is contemplated that the
existing provisions fixing the Individ
ual liabilities Of stockholders is to uo
retained and tho bank' indebtedness
on account of It circulating notes Is
to bo made n first Hen on all It as
sets. For the mrposo of meeting tho ex
pense of printing notes, official super-
vis on. cancellation ana other line
charges, there shall be paid a tux, sny
one half of one per cent per annum
on tlie average amount of notes In
circulation. It Is farther provided
thnt there shall bo uo national bank
notes Issued of less denomination limit
ten dollar. Another very Important
feature of thl plan 1 the exempllou
of state banks from taxation by the
I lilted Ktatcs lu enses whPre It I
shown lo the satisfaction of tlie sec
retary of the treasury and comptroller
of tho rurtviey by banks claiming
such exemption, that they have not
bad outstanding of their circulating
notes exceeding seventy five per cent
of their iHild up and unimpaired cii
ttat; that their stockholder are In
dividually liable for tlio redemption
of their tirciilullng notes to the full
extent of their ownership of stock;
Hint the liability of said bunk upon
their circulating notes constitutes,
under their slate law, a first lien upon
tltolr assets; that such bank haw
kept and maintained a gunrauue fund
lu United Hlutes tonal tenders notes,
Including United Htnte treasury note
of IHiKi, equal to thirty per cent t,f
their outctaudliiK cimiiutitig tiutcs;
and that such banks have promptly
redeemed their circulating note when
presented at their principal or branch
It Is qulle likely that this scheme
may Is usefully amended In mhiiii of
Irs detail, but I am satisfied It fur
nishes a basl for very great Improve
ment lu our present banking and cur
I conclude thl communication, fully
sptreclntliig that tho (responsibility
for all legislation nfTecting th people
of tho United Utates rests usui their
representatives in congress, and as
suring them, that whether done mar
txmlutice with the recommendations I
have iimd(, or not. I shall be glud to
eo-oissiiie lu iMnfectlug any leglsla,
tlon that tends to tho pr(perlty and
weiritre or our country,
AltMKNIAN UKFUO I5KS.
((Copyrighted 18i)4 by the Asintetd
Athens, Dec. 3. The Aiwoclatrd
I'res exclusively has horn shlo to
trlve the world ths fncts of tha terrible
atrocities tsTiietrated tiism the Ar
iiieidan Christ tuns In Asia Minor, and
today a representative of tlm Asso
ciated rres smtNiimi in securiug ad
ultlouol liiforinatl.ui coullrmliig the
provlou statements iniiiie. The n lire
stmtatlvo twlny met twuty Armen
ian refugee who arrival lnre from
Armenia after a journey full of hard
ship and suiTcrlug. Thl party of
Armenian I tho first that ha escaped
from tlm districts where the massacres
occurred nud It Is tsilcvcd that even
worso remain to Is told a to the
horrors diss-rlbrd, which ar under
stood to have lasted for a long time
after this party loft
Further atrocities were couiuutted
by tlm Turk at tho village of Krlle
housem Jtoforw dawn Utls place was
surnsindiHl by soldiers and while the
Inhabitant were still asleep It wa sot
011 fire. Brutal soldiers ttntcnsl the
rildctii of a man named Arakot,
who was asks'p with hi wife, and
tortured them both hi a horrible man-
ner with red hot Irons. At this Til
lage tho soldiers killed on Armenian
priest, Margwa, with twonty other In
mates of the Ihhiso. They were burned
to denth. Tho chief of the village
of t'honog was captured by soldiers
and bouiid to bis two daughters. AU
thni were thou scalded to death with
Isitllng water. A detachment of
tw Ktity tlve roitulnrs of the Turkish ca v.
airy after nmuHttUng Incxpresslblo
horrors at tho village of Hohghank,
wont to the village sclusil and rav
ished the girls found there and then
levnstated the building.
Ibo Brl, a notorious Kurd brigand,
wont with a dotarhinent of tho Turk
Nh troop to tho Armenian villages of
H.ihloii, llatexgent and Komka. After
driving out U'e men they collected the
fomal i children together, about 2t In
nil. and, after ravishing them, they
kltlod them all with gun aud swords.
. OCEAN VICS8KL 8THlTCIC.
LONDON, Pc. 3.-Tho steamer Al-
iHirtlne from shields to tills port ar
rived st Yarmouth today with her
bow completely stovo In and leaking
badly. Her commander reported alio
was In a collision yesterday with a
largo pawenger anwmnr. The Al-
bertlue stmck tho stoainer amidships
and tlie latter disappeared lu the fog.
flie AUsu-tlne returned to tlio point
where the collision occurred but no
ttApn nf tlm Mti.finuu1 nrtnlft w fomiit
and It I supposed she foundered1.
The steamer which was sunk by
tho Albertlne proves to havo been the
Ktflttinoro of Dundiv, which wa pre
viously reported, to have lsen uuk
by the steantor Cyniballno off South-
wold. None of her crow were lost.
Panama, Dee. 3. Tho Star and Her
ald say tho strike of tlio canal la
borer at Culebra Is ouded. Meet of
the men who hold out for an extra 30
cents isr day havo resumed work. A
reduction In the price of meat to 10
cuts tins Induced them to believe
that a living can be made at the old
Tlio 7.'ld anniversary of the Independ
ence of tlio lUiniu-"6ccur the 28th
Iitst. Elaborate preparation for the
event aro being made.
GENERAL MARKET REPORT.
Wheat Strong, Hops Steady, and Re-
fluod Sugar Declining.
San Francisco, Dec. 8.-Wheat
Strong; advice from Liverpool were
of an oiieouraging charaoter. No. 1,
shipping wheat, 93c, with 05c for
choice, pmsols. Milling grades 0014c
fttf $1. Tliere nro liberal offerlugs of
Walla Walla wheat, sales being made
at 82M,c Q 85c for damp, 8"MiC & 88c
for good Btoca, and 00c S11 U2V4C ror
Now York. Hops steady.
LI verpool. Close Wheat, spot, firm;
demand moderate; No. 2, red winter,
rs lod; No. 2, red spring, stocks ex
hausted; No. 1, hard Manitoba, 6a Od;
No. 1, California, 5s 4V,d.
Hops At London, racioc coast,
Philadelphia. Refined sugars declin
ed c today, tlio result of an over
stocked marktft amd light demand.
The Franklin refinery started today,
but Is running on short time. Ger
man granulated sugar Is being laid
down here at 3 9-10, and tills probably
has sowotiblnjr tp do with tlw decline,
SAN Fit ANCiaColTACES.
San Francisco, Dee. S.-Today's
racing events wore as follows;
Five furlongs, maidens, 2-year-olds
Suwnnoe won In 1:0(1 3-4.
Sjven furlongs, sell. Expanse wan
One mile, selling Entlmslast won
Six furlong, 2-year-olds Miss Clay
flllv. won In 1:181A. '
Six furlongft solllng-Braw Scott
won lu 1:10.
London, Dec 4.
actress, Is dcud.
-Victoria Yokes, tho
Dreary Caucuses in
Tha TnrifT in Tto loff ,
Dally JtoJget of Go!pr Newi
froni the City by lbs
WASHINGTON, Doe. 4,-Tne demo
crat of tho senate sts-ut about throe
hours lu caucus Uslay and then ad
Journed, without Ukuig anr action,
to nuvt Thursday next Iho entire
time was diwotd to a discussion of
tho situation and as to the wisest
cottrso of action for tlie democratic
isirty to pursue during the present
Tlie entire dlscusxlon was based on
a series of resolutions, presented by
Honator Daniel, do-iArtng for the clo
ture, committing tho party to on
aliondoniiioiit of all efforts to amend
tho tarlfl htw, and to an effort to re
form tho currency In accordance with
tho suggestion tu ,tho pitstlquutii
KOLB'S WILD MESSAGE.
Birmingham, Doe. 4.-R. F. Kolb,
w ho claim to bo the governor of Ala
bama, today completed his message
to the legislature, which be slgiu as
governor and which will be trans-
milted to tliat body tomorrow. The
miNage Is sis j ohlressod to tho peo
ple of AUdtan.a and Is a long and In
many riH!U a rovulutlo'iary docu-
numt, is it recommend that bis fol
lwrs do not pay their taxes for a
lio farther says: "I farther ad-
vUi those collectors who value the
cause I retmMnt, and which will as,
sorodly prevail, to d4ay all payments
of state laxcM Into tho treasury until
an liiiiartlal hearing ha been had of
our (HMiiplalnt uudor a fair and houest
contest at law."
When It Is remembered that the tax
collector In thirty-eight out of sixty
counties In tho stato aro Koibltes, It
will be seen that If they take hi ad
vice thn Kolb governnnnit will find
strong supisirt and that Alabama Is
threatened with auaivhy. lu his mes-
snge Kolb says:
Tho revolutionary conditions of our
statu government must Ira tlie subject
ot your continued and most anxious
contemplation. The plans of the
usurper, so alar.iilug to you, are a bat
lug tu nothing to rvduce you to ab
ject and final submission to their un
bridled will and passion."
Columbia, 8. C, Dec. 4. Benjamin
Ryan Tillman Is uo longer governor
of South Carolina. At 1:30 p. ni. to,
day he was succoodod by his chief
Houtotiant. John (lary Evans. Several
thousand ptwplo assomtiilod In the hall
of Die house of representative to wit-
newt thq ceremony of Inauguration. A'
tho luaiigurjl prixrosston entered the
band piny! "Hull to tho Chief." The
oath of otllco was adintnlstered to uot-
ortior Evans by Chief Justlco McCuer,
Uov. ICviui sold:
'GentleiiMin of tho general assembly:
After obtaining tho will of tho people
In three Miarj.ta elections, I am here
today :to assume the governorship of
tho proudest stato on the globe. Thir
ty year ago the election of a man of
my ago to tha highest honor in the
gift of the pooplo would havo lieen
called unconstitutional. A young man
tu South Carolina would not have
dared to havo aspired to tills honor
for fear of gaining the odium of the
clars who by reason of ege or Inheri
tance considered oUlee as their par
ticular property wtthout regard to
It I unfortunate that th foundation
of our hoclnl and political Institutions
Is unity of tho white people. 'Ihis
condition was thrust upon us by the
emancltxiUiu and enfranchisement with
one stroke of an unfortunate, Ignorant,
ttntlt-to-govr-rn race of slaves, placed
In power by the bayonet, forced to
govern their former masters.
are fust coming to the plight
which Ireland is In. Our givat plan
tations are becouiltig merely hunting
reserve of tho wealthy, and the la-Isii-er
year by year Is being ground
to tMivorty and servitude. The irty
that was true to us is the party we
look to In tho future, though It has
suffered defeat from one extreme of
(and to the other and today not a
lomoeriitlc Ktate Is left north of the
Mason and Dlxeu Hue. South Caro
lina has led In every great moral ntid
lio'ltlcnl reform and It renialiiH for us
to set tlm pace for the nation which
will ultimately bring relief to the en
tire people." -
WHEAT, WOOL, HOPS.
Ran Francisco, Dec, 4.-For ship-
ping purposes P3o Is obtainable for
wheat, while choice stock will bring
05c. Millers liavo to pay full figures
for lots sulUble for their trade,
014c M $1. Considerable wheat la
still coming down from tlie Walla
Walla direction, soiling at 82ttc85e
for damp, 87o'a88c for good stock
and lK)c(if 02MiC for choice.
Liverpool. Dec. 4.-Wheat Spot,
strong; demand moderate; No. 2, red
winter,' 5a 2MKi; No. 2, rod spring,
stock exhausted; No. 1, hard Man
itoba, 5 8d; No. 1, California, 5s Od.
Hops-At London, racinc coast,
2 15. '
Portland. Dec. 4. There waa a
alight advance In wheat today. Valley,
80c; Walla Walla, 73c per cental.
Newt York, Dec. 4.-HopstDulta;
state, common to choice, old, 7c; now,
Boston, Dec. 4. On account of tho
holidays, sailos m the wool market ror
tho past wk are not up to tlio aver-
auo, but the market still shows a
steady tone. Territorial wools, Men
tatm lino and nua medium, 10c 13c;
Wyoming. Utah. Dakota, Nevada,
Idaho, and Colorado, One and fine
medium, 9c 11c; No. 2 medium, lie
( 12c; California wools, spring norUi
ern, 13o14c; middle country, spring,
10c lie; Oregon wools, eastarn, fair,
Oo 10c, choice, lie 14c.
New York, Dec. 4. The Evening
Post's London cable says: The pres
ident's message Is well received here,
but people here have relinquished all
nope, by this time, of good messages
over becoming legislated promptly or
thoroughly. Hence tho message has
hal no real effect on Americans, which 1
closed dull. , , , J
IlifchMt of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. GoVl Report
N0 DALLYING THIS TIME,
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4.-When the
senate convened at noon today the
senator showed a deslrs to enter
without delay upon Um .real business
or tho session.
iiiauciiaro or Louisiana offered a
resolution reciting the circumstances
under which tho sugar bounty waa
cut off after the sugar crop for J MM
was put In. It directed tho committee
on appropriations to Include in tb
urgency deficiency bill a sum suf
flclent to poy the bounty for the p res
et! 1 year, ine uiu went over.
Vest of Missouri offered an amend.
mut to tlw rule with a view of cut
ting off protrscnd debstes lu ho sen
ato. It provides tlist sfter a mssure
ha been debated 30 days It will be
in onier for any svitutor to move to
tlx a day for a final vote. This mo
tion I to be put without debute or
delay, and If carried tlio original ques-
t'oit is to he voted on at the time
fixed. Vet said be would address
the senate tomorrow on tint need of
tills reformatory rule.
IMtge or Massachusetts offered a
resolution which wa adopted without
di'isent, calling on the secretary of
the navy for the official letter of Ad
nilral Walker while In command of
the United Statin navy vessels at
HawalL Lodge raised another ques
tion by a resolution calling ou tlie
president for the comwpondenco con
cerning Blucflelds, and for informa
tion concerning tho attitude of Nica
ragua. The resolution was adopted
Quay of Pennsylvania offered reso
lution of rcsH-t to tlw memory of
Myron B. Wright lt member of
congress from Pennsylvania, aud fis
a further mark of resjsHt to dwefisod,
tha senate at 12:30 adjourned.
IN THE HOUSE.
Washington, Dec. 4. There were
exactly loo members on the floor when
the house met at noon today. The
democratic leaders decided Just be
fore tlie bouse was called to order to
plunge Immediately Into routlue busi
ness. Outhwalto, from the committee on
mlPtnry affairs, called the bill for the
dedication of Chlckamauga and Chat
tanooga national parka The bill ap
The date of the dedication was fixed
at September 10 and 20. 1SW5. The
bill passed. Outhwalto then called up
tlie bill Introduced by Henderson of
Iowa for tlie establishment of a na
tional military park at the battle
field of Shiloh. It carries an appro
priation of $150,000. Henderson ex
plained that option on the land for
an average of $12 an aero had lsvn
ecured. The bill provide for a com
mission of three from tlie armies or
the Tennetsee, Ohio and Mississippi.
After the adoption of an amendment
reducing the appropriation to $75,000
the bill paused. Richardson of Ten-
tiesseo then presented th conference
report on the pending bill.
BUCKING THE SPORTS.
rEtidloton, Or., Dec. 4.-Ther la
promise that a movement may be In
augurated for the enforcement of the
law against gambling. The Immediate
cause for arousing public Interest Is
the case of J. M. Johnson, who made
complaint that he was robbed on Sat
urday night In a soioon or about ono
hundred dollars. Tho money was
really lost In a faro game. Citizens
are taking steps to close all gauibllug
BANGTAILS AT THE BAY.
San Francisco, Dec. 4. Five and a
half furlongs, sclltng Hymn won
Seven furlongs, selling Remus won
About elx furlongs, 2-year-olds
Peyton won In l:16Vi-
Ono mile, scllliig Enthusiast won
Six furlongs, selling Jack: Richelieu
won In 1:14.
MURDER BY WHOLESALE.
Santa Rosa, Mexico, Dec. 4. News
has reached hero of tlie murder of a
family of five Seminole Indians on the
reservation near this place, tho re
sult of a feud between Indians aud
settlors. A few days ago two Mex
icans were murdered by the Indiana.
INDICTED FOR PERJURY.'
New York, Dec. 4. Michael Ryan,
the green goods king and a witness
before the Ijexow committee, waa to
day Indicted by the grand Jury for
ANOTHER RECORD SMASHED.
nnonnnlla TW 4 Anirn.it A. Han.
on h tu-ok.m tha moLmiin rood i
record for bicyclists by riding 100
mile In five hours and three minutes,
Government Reports ,
ON TESTS OP
Analysis by the Chief Chemist of the U. S. Agricultural
Dep't proves Dr. Price's to be superior in leavening" strength
and purity to all other powders. -
1 THE PROOF.
(From Official RecordsV
Dr. Price's Cream Baiting Powder .
The award of highest honors to
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
at the World's Columbian Fair was the result of investigation
by the Government authorities and leading experts in food
products. It stamps Dr. Price's as the best and strongest
baking powder ever ottered to the public.
TwoMen Jump into a
One Rescued, the Other
Fatal .Explosion in a Wiihlnfton
Coal Mine at Carbonado-Otlier'
Sertoui Jflahap. '
SACRAMENTO, Dee 4.-A aad af
fair occurred here about seven o'clock
this evening, resulting In tha death
of a young man named Charles Ed
ward Joyce, of Washington, Yolo
Joyce aud a friend named Any
Maydwell, a lawyer, bod been drink
ing and while crossing the Sacramento
river it is supposed one dared the
other to Jump off. Thejr both Jumped
and Maydwdl waa rescued but noth
ing more was seen of Joyce. '
FATAL MINE EXPLOSION.
Tacoma, Dec 4. An explosion oc
curred In a coal mine at Carbonado
Oils morning and two miners were
killed. Tho n aires of the men can
not be obtained.
FIVE AT ONCE.
Ottawa, Out, Dec. 4. A dynamite
explosion occurred In Hull, Qhebec,
near Ottawa, today. Foar men and a
boy were killed and several wounded.
N. Martin, aged 86; Henry Lamar
leha, 27; T. Sequin, 58; and C. Bar
beau, 10, were killed. Martin and Se
quin were thawing the dynamite. The
woodwork close caught Bra. While
extinguishing the flames the men for
got the deadly explosive. Soon it waa
unrounded by names and blew up.
London, Dec 4. The Pall Mall Ga
set to, commenting on President Cleve
land's message to congress, says:
President Cleveland reiterates his
faith in free trade but we do not ex
pect to got anything more out of the
tariff controversy. That chance la lost
until tho democrats return to power
with a little sense In their beads.
America is going to bid for supremacy
of the sen. While we do not fear
the contest this policy will In time
seriously affect our carrying trade.
KILLED FOR $4.
Berkeley, Cat, Dec 4. Fred Stoop
er, an old man who keeps a notion
store at this place, w as held up In his
store last night by a robber who took
$4 from the till and shot Stooper in
the head. The robber escaped. The
result of Stooper'a wound Is uncer
tain. : -
PORTLAND WHEAT MARKET.
Prices of Staple Products at Oregon's
Portland. Following are the latest
quotation! on staples:
Flour Portland, Salem, Cascadla
and Dayton at $2.40 per barrel.
Oats-Good white 25 to 20c per
bushel; milling, 27 to 29c; gray, 25 to
Barley Feed barley, 65 to 67Uc per
cental; brewing, 80 to 82c per cental.
Mlllstuffs Bean, $13.50; middlings.
$13.50; chop feed, $15 to $17.
Hay-Good, $9 to $10 per ton.
Butter Firm; fancy creamery, 29
to 27c; fancy dairy, 20 to 22V4c
Cheese-Oregon, fair, 8 to 10c per
pound; fancy, 10 to 12c; Swiss, im
ported, 30 to 32c; domestic, 14 to 15c
Fotatoea-40 to 55c per sack.
Onions Good Oregon, 90c to $1 per
Poultry Chickens, mixed coops,
$1.50 to $2.50 per dooen; ducks, $2.50
Fresh fruit-Good Oregon apples
bring 50c to 60c per box; llwaco cran
berries, $12 per barrel; SO to 80c per
EggsOregon, scarce and firm at
25c per doz.; Eastern, 20 to 22c
Vegetables Sweet potatoes- -$1.25 to
$1.75 per cental; tomatoes, 40 to 50c
per box; Oregon cabbage, 3-4 to lo
por pound. .
Wool Valley, 7 to 9c, according to
quality; Umpqua, 7, to 9c; Eastern
Oregon, 6 to 7c
Hop-tuotablo at 4 to 7C, according
Cub. ia. per os