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CompixfKiulv Review ol the Important Yl
penlngs of the Past Week, In
Condensed Term. '
The Serantoa atrevt car strike has
beeu called oil.
The kaiser is contemplating a visit
to the United States.
Seattle has started a movement to
oppress vice iu tlmt city.
Soldier may have to be called out
to quell a fned ia Kentucky.
Co mi i) n Oregou Legislature will be
asked to found normal school at Burns.
Edwin Bedforle, a noted Kentucky
oattle breeder, in dead, aged 68 years.
According to advice from Dawson
another rich strike bus been made
Many Luton insurgeuts have been
raptured at a result of scouting by
Kitoheuer reports that no progress li
being made against Boer iuavdera in
The Boers captured trie British out
post at Helvetia, takiug 200 priaouer
and killiug 60.
In an altercation over a eanae ot
card a, a Sooth Carolina sheriff and
two other men met death.
The report that Germany ia negotiat
ing to purchase the Daulh Antillea is
denied iu official Denmark circle.
The entpresf dowager will not be al
lowed to have anything to do with i!ie
naming of the new emperor of China.
Fire in Kanraa City, Mo., (or a time
threatened several business blocks
hot was got under coutrol with email
The United States government haa
made an offer of $11,1)00.000 for th;
Danish Antillea. This price ia as high
as the officials will go.
A bill will be introduced at the
coming session of the Oregon legists
tore to reduce the railroad fare from
4 to S cents per mile.
The Philippine commission haa
added to the pending school bill a pro
vision for the employment of 600
American teachers, at salaries ranging
lroni $75 to $100 a month.
A ' train on the Henderson road was
wrecked two m ilea east of Henderson,
Ky., and live persona swionsly Injured.
A coupling pin placed ia the switch
: apparently by weckers canaed the
Three ehlT.tixoTt CTWrr
There are aaid to be 30,000 lepers in
Massacresa of native Chriatiaus in
Clements caunot force the Doers
from Magalies ilerg.
The lumber industry in Eastern Ore
gon ia rapidly growing.
A squadron of Yeomanry ia said to
have been captured by Doers.
Wbitmarsb, the new governor of
Benguet, ia a I'.riiin subject.
Stocks of wool in the United States
exceed 350,000,000 pouuri.
A receiver was Appointed for the
Old Town bank, at Baltimore.
The . trial of Alvoid, the defaulting
note teller, has been postponed.
The grandson of ex-Attoruev-Oeneral
Miller was abducted by his mother.
Kitchener is making little progress
in driving the Boers from Cape Colony.
" Robert Taylor, a well known resi
dent of Ashland, committed suicide.
The bolliday rush at tho New York
postoffice waa the greatest ever known.
Three hundred students have been
arrested in bt. Petersburg for propagat
ing Socialist doctrinea
Fontela, a Filipino refugee, aaya the
United States will netei succeed in
subduing the l'hilippiue inlands.
Congress will be asked to recognize
Ilobson's gallantry iu sinking the Mer
rimao in the harbor of tantiajjo.
Fire partially destroyed the Method
, 1st Episcopal church (colored) of Prov
idence, Mo. The paator was fatally
In the event of England rejecting the
Hay-Panncefote treaty a new one may
be negotiated at the next seuaion of
Inquiries into quarters moat likely
to be correctly informed show that
nothing is known in Paris to justify
the report circulated in the United
States that Paderewski, the pianist, '
was killed in a duel in France.
A baud of probably 60 men forced
an entrance to the Green couuty, 111.,
jail, with the intention of lynching a
prisoner, but were foiled. The prison
er had been .seen tly removed lo an
The way of the trnnsgrespor is hard
in modern times. The ptrsoua who
commit crimes are daily coining to
grief. Escape is lot frjquent than in
In New Zealand there. exista a brass
band whose members are wholly
mounted on bicycles. This bund, I
which is located at Christchurch, con
lists of 10 players, avl these not mere
ly ride their bicyclea to practice but
fulfill engagements on the wheel.
Manila has about 105,000 inhabit
ants. There is a smaller number ot
saloon i there in proportion to the pop
ulation than in any city of similar size
in the United States.
Twenty one persons died in Massa
chusetts last year aged 100 yeart or
more. Sixteen of the 21 were women,
three of the 10 n;ver having been mar
ried. Eight of the 21 were born in
Ireland, three in Canada and three in
Other foreign countries, leaving seven
native born, six of whom were of Man
taohusetts nativity. Tbe oldest wat
two months over 108 years.
The assaaMu ot Rarou voa Ketteler
aat beheaded iu Pekin.
Costa Kioa is pleased by recognition
iu the canal negotiation.
The ilr'.tish are unable to check the
lloer invasion of UapeC olnuy. -
The foreign troops ia China art well
prepared fur the winter teaaon.
The liepublicau caucus iu Pennsyl
vania selected Quay for aenator.
The United .States traiuing ship To
peka baa arrived at Tangier, Morroeco.
The Karl of Ilopetoun was swotu iu
at first goveruoi of Federated Aus
tralia. Oregon, Washington and Alaska
have been formed iuto a lifa-mlug
Fire iu Seattle destroyed the city li
brary, oontatuiug 3.1,000 volumes aud
vaulevl at $30,000.
The revenue cutter Perry will aall
from Attoaria iu search of overdue
Columbia river ships. . .
Pat Crowe, charged with the abode-
tiou of young Cudahy, of Omah i, has
been captured iu bouth Dakota.
Edward ltice, an laaho man, sen
tence! to death tor murder, made a
d up rate, but uuauccettfiil attempt
to commit suicide by cutting hit throat.
An insane man, being conveyed from
Multnomah couuty to the Oregon state
asylum at halein, jumped from a mov
ing traiu, bruising hluieelf about the
head. It it thought ha will recover.
Famine in some of the provinces of
China ia becoming worse. The rice
crop, owing to the war, were alnioM
total failures, aud cauibalism has
broken oot. The authorities are uu-
able to do anything,
Tho dual payment bat been made on
the Bald mountain group of mines iu
Eastern Oregon, near Maker City.
The purchase price was $"O.UO0. The
new owners are men of means, aud
work on a large scale will commence
Ignatius Douuelly, politician aud
author, died very suddenly at his home
in Minneapolis, aged 70 rear. Mr.
Donnelly waa a candidate for vice
presideut on the Middle-ot-tha-ltoad
Poponlist ticket at the recent geueral
Notices of a reduction in wages that
will affect about 4,000 men have been
posted at all ol the blat furnaces Iu
the Mahoning and Shenango valleys,
Ohio. The bast price ia $1.90 per
day to bottom fillers and helper, and
the notices state that after February 1
the base pike will be $1.65. The re
duction will place tho wagea of the
furnace men on the same basis at in
March, 1890. The employut refune to
say now whether they will accept the
An armistice bat been proclaimed at
Pekin. , . .
4 Boera. captured a train near Kotmead
with 60 tolaiers. ., t
. AnotbefTnTTny Mr ycTr-rao
been started in Boston. , J
Conger reports Chlna'a acceptance
ol the powers' demands. j
The Washington Poet advocates the
Lewis and Clark centennial in I U05. j
A severe cold wave it reported
throughout the middle Wettern states.
More thap 46 tons of gold were re- (
reived at tho Seattle assay office iu
The navy department haa ordered the '
gunboat Scorpion ti La Ouayra, Yen-1
The Oregon supreme court decides''
that the wife alone can convey entate
in entirety, ,
Robbers got $450 from passengers .
aud mail and express in a British Co
Tbe Taft commission bat completed
the municipal government bill for the
Fire in Williamson, W. Ya., de
stroyed almost the entire town. The
loss is estimated at $75,000.
One person was burned to death and
another fatally injured by the explo
sion of a kerosene lamp at Alleghauv,
The new battleship Wisconsin has
been formally turned over to the gov
ernment at the Uubn Iron Works, San
" Amando Morales, a Mexican, ran
amuck at Morenci, Aria., A constable
attempted to arrest him and iu tbe
nght killed Morales.
A man and woman who went to
Courtney's hotel, Brooklyn, were found
dead in bed
Two nnlighted gas burn -
ers were turned on full
Henry S. Eastbam .the only surviv
ing member of Commodore Perry's
squadron, which opened the Japanese
ports many years ago, died at his home
in Uerkeley, Cal
A heavy explosion of gat ooenrred
In the ilollenheak mine, at Wilkec
barre. Pa. Five hundred men were
at work and all got out safely, eicept
two, who were badly burned.
The British foreign office expects a
renewal of the modus vivendi in New
foundland, but believes it will be im
mediately followed by negotiations
with the view of finally settling the
Health anthoritiea estimate that 10
per cent of the men who go to Cape
Nome never come back alive.
Over 800 of the leading Oerninn
goldsmiths met in iierlln recently to
take part in the celebration of the
fourth centenary of Bemenuto Cellini's
Electric fountains have become very
popular, especially ai attractions for
amusement parks. In England, espe
cially, they have lately been installed
in large numbers.
The revenne of New South Wales lor
Ociob r amounted to 910,108, an in
crease of 117,916 over that of October
The proposition of a floating machine
shop for the nse of the squadron in
various parti of the world ia receiving
What is said to be the largest cargo
of coffee that has ever been received at
tbe port of New York wat landed there
reoently. One hundred and one thou
sand two hundred and sixty-seven
tacki arrived ou the Holt lino steamer
Oavour from Santos, .
STOlf II Ml
Michigan Robbers Secured Over
REMARKABLE CASE Of CARELESSNESS
Station Ajtivf Ltfl th Stcki Unjurdtd Ovtr
Night la the Public Walling Rwxni '
m Ltttsrs Strswa Along tht Trait,
.Detroit, Dec, 81. A mail pouch
coutaiuing $100,000 in negotiable pa
per and an uukuowu rmoimt of money
waa stolen from the Michigan Central
passenger station at Wyandotte, Mich.,
tome time last ulght. The last mail
tor Wyandotte arrives at 10:28 on Ilia
Michigan Central, and oalngtotho
lateueat ot the hour it ia left at tht sta
tion until morning. Whan tht two
mail sacks ware thrown from tho
train last Hght. Nluht Ooeratur Riuh-
ert threw the pouches under a teat in !
tht corner ot the watting room. lit'
then went to hit home in Detroit. To
day when Mail Carrier John MeCleary
came to tho ttatiou for the mall tacks
ha missed one. About the aamt time
lleorgo llesay, a driver ot au oil wagon,
reported at the station that a pouch.
ripped open aud empty, was behind au
Oil tank a abort distance from the sta-
tiou. At about the nam a time two
employee ol the J. 11. Ford Alkali
workt found number of checks aud
opened eurelopet strewu along the rail
Mad track. Postmaster Johnson, ol
Wyandotte, was untitled ami weut at
once to the aceue. The trail of the
thief was marked along the railroad
track by strewn letter, checks and
drattt. Moat of the mail was inteiided
lor the J. U. Ford Company, and a
force of clerks was sent out to collect
the letter strewn along the track. J.
11. Ford, Jr., said he ox pec tod a draft
today from New York foi $10,000.
The draft did not come, aud it ia be-'
lieved that the robber or robbwrs took
It, with other valuable papers, from
nsvoc wrougM by itorm in Enjluh Clunatl 0j ,m,Bg 0 Marqoette In Mono-Many
Wrecks Reported. I tie!, which indicates that tho statu
London, Doc. 81. There hat been a u ,Hr ,rom Mu u courate repre
recurreuoo of storms aud vloleut gnlea wntatlon ol the turnout priest tt day
lo the channel, and considerable dam- l 'ro,n n,", The painting ia Moo
ago haa beeu wrought ashore. Tele- tre1' u l tM u oudoubtodly authen
graph liuea are dowu in many places,! Utl M m covnA with dust that
Veeaela are seeking shelter iu tnehar.!110 outline of tho portrait could be
bore, aud a number ol wrecks havt ,b,, u"tl1 " had nudergone a careltil
been auuouuced. The gale is so furl- j cnit. I behoved that this
ous in tho channel that tho Continental : Voiiut is the only likeness of Mar
service were suspended this eveulug. h'etto in existence, and the lace in
Wales It aaid to have suffered the ! 011 ,rtte t tue WinM.
worat effect ot tho gale, Uh ou laud
and tea, but everywhere the telegraph
wires are lunch disorgaulsed, aud re
ports are therefore incomplete. Con-
sirierable damage to property Inland
la uerUln lo be rept.i te l. Hum 30
barges aud selling craft broke (mm
! their moorings iu the Thames alone.
1 At Oawestry a theater was destroyed.
I The hurricane is increasing nt
Queenatown, where the observers say
j it is the fiercest storm in )ars. Tbe
Maria, laden wiih coal, sank at her
anchorage. The malls nre delated.
I In repone to rockets from Eddy-
stone light, Plymouth seut a dockyard
tug with a lifeboat to asxl-t wb it was
reported to bo a large steamer ia dis
tress in the channel.
Incessaut reports of innumerable
shipping casualties show that ti e nle
was one of tbe worst known iu iminy
years. Probably several days will
elapse beiore the full damage becomes
In addition to soma vessels not yet
identfled, several have been wrecked oi
placed in great danger, the fate of somt
of the croas-cliaiinel steamers beinx in
doubt. For instance, the tireat West
ern Railway Company'a steamer, ply
ing between Mil ford and Waterforil,
is 12 boon oveidue, and no tidings ol
her nave been received. It woald be
impossible to enumerate all the minor
BLOWN TO ATOMS.
Dynamite Explosion Killed Six Men st s Rail
Keyser, W. Va., Doc. 81. By a dy
namite explosion at Halter Camp, near
Durban, Pocahontas county, ou the
lino ot the Coal & Iron railway, now
building out from Eikiim, six men
were killed and several others fatally
injured. The accident happened yes-
! terday while the meu were at dinner.
nomu ayiuimiie nan neen puicea auoul
tbe stove to thaw, and shortly after a
terrific explosion wrecked the camp,
killed three meu outright and injured
eight others, three of whom have since
died. The three men were ulown to
atoms, legs, arms aud hands and even
parti of their bodies being found in
different directions from the building
in which they lived. The names art
not obtainable tonight,
Minister Buck Coming home.
Atlanta, Oa., Deo. 81. A- private
telegram received here from Colonel
A. E. iiuok, Unit 'd Htutos .minister to
Japan, says he has sailed for Sun Fran
ciuco en route home,
Stage Fell Over s Cliff.
Ouray, Colo., Deo, 81. In a ruua
way accident ubont three miles ahove
the city the Red Mountain stage was
overturned and six passengers precipi
tated over a cliff about 70 Icet in
height. Mrs. It. S. Ifiokey, a passen
ger ou tho coach, received serious aud
perhaps fatul injuries. The driver,
John jtatea, sustained a compound frac
ture of the right leg and many body
bruises. Other passengers were more
or lest injured.
Tobacco Stemmers Struck.
Louisville, Ky., Deo. 81. About
1,500 people employed in the stemmary
if the Continental Tobaoco Company
went on a strike this afternoon, They
demanded an advance of 25 cents a
hundred for stemming.
Sold by Order of Court.
Tacoma, Deo. 81. Stuart Rice, re
ceiver of the Tacoma & Columbia
River railroad, today transferred tht
property to the Stetson Trust company,
by order of the United States court.
The price paid was $77,000,
BLIZZARD IN THE EAST.
tftavy Snowfall tt Sivtrsl Places Inttrltrtt
With Railroad fttJNc.
Denver, Jau. i'k Lllaaard visited
Colorado last night, and hat oontluued
With varied ttreugth throughout tht
ttato today. Tho temperature It fal
ling toulglii Iu must sections, tod at
several places tht fall of snow hat beeu
quite heavy, Railroad tralllo, though
not seriously affectud, hat beeu Inter
rupted, aud tialna are all arriving
late, No great damage to llvwtook it
Ssvsrt Snow Storm In Miuouri,
JUnaaa City, Jan. 9'k wort
tnow storm set iu toulght, and tht
temperature It falling. . Iteportt from
Ndthcru MlKtourl, K annas aud Iowa
show tht fall to .bo heavy. Winter
wheat Iu many sections ot these states,
at wall at throughout tho West gener
ally,, bat beeu grealy in" ttead ol a
heavy blanket ol mow, which will
afford ampla nioUture at well at pro
tectum to the grain from tevtro tree-
Furlooi Blluard In Ntbrsiks.
Omaha, Jan. S. A furlout blistard
beisau iu the eaatern art of Nebraska
at 8 o'clock this morulng, continuing
throughout tht day, and tonight ex
tends over the stall. In this city tht
street car tralllo it badly hampered.
Tho wind It piling tho mow badly.
THE MARQUETTE STATUE.
It It Now Dutovtrtd Not to Bo a Ukcntu ol
tin Famous Plonttr Exptortr.
New Ycrk, Jan. According tu
the Waidilngb n corrvapondeut ol the
lleiald, the statue of Pero Marquette,
in the statuary hall in the capltul,
alout which there aaa almost a tellg
lout war a few yeart ago, turns out
not to be the statue of I'ero Marquette
at all. The statuo wat presented to
the nation by the state ot Wisconsin.
Objections were raised to itt lustalla
tiou iu the oapltol by peraont ol other
than Catholic denomination, and tor
many months the authorities hesitated
at to what they should do. They flu
ally gave Per Marquette a place olt'i
other prominent men.
A f1iitni'trtf h nnm ItMAft marin nf
I ,u lol
A CON0RESSL OF IDEAS.
Thai Is KM Ih a.Anvricn Expqiia
What a veritable mine of valuable
Information the Pau-Americiin Exposi
tion will be for business and profession
al people, mechanics, ogilcolturists,
and iu fact all ho aro ougagod iu tin
various vocations In life, besides afford
lug them tho rarest entertainment lin-
a'.'lmthle. From this wonderful exposi
tion ol the achievements of the West
ern hemisphere during tho nineteenth I
century, they will return to their'
homes and pursuits better equipped '
for their work. Those who would not
avail tlieimelvei ot the benefits to be '
derived from this unprecedented con- j
greaa of ideas would find themselves '
outstripped by others who had wbely '
accepted the golden opportunity to fa
miliarize themselves with what has
made so much fur progress. No one
with a progressive turn ot mind can
afford to remain away from an exposi
tion which will be so rich in its educa
tional aspects and lasting in its pleas
ant impressions as the Pan-American.
Caught In t Pralrit Fire,
Wichita, Kan. Jan. 2. Got Hob
Stacker and his entire family, moving
lroni Stillwater, O. T., to Rogers,
Mills county, were caught while asleep
iu their wagou iu a prairie fire Inst
night. A 17-months-old baby was
roasted to death and a boy will die,
A youug lady will lose both limbs aud
no hopes are entertained of saving the
mother t life. In their roasted condi
tion, and with the eyes and hair ol
their horses burned out, they reaohd a
dugout owned by Duiiuia Carr, a tow
miles south. The prairie fire wss
faulted by a wind traveling 60 miles
Shoshone National Park.
Washington, Jan. 2. The
Idaho delegation and Governor
nonherg have united in protesting
against the establishment ot Shoshone
National park, on Snake river, which
they unitedly recommended during the
summer. They contend that the land
proposed to emhraoe in the park is sus
ceptible to irrigation, and would be
worth many millions it irrigated ac
cording to a plan proposed by a com
pany recently organized for that pur
pose. The matter is held in abeyance
pending a report of a special ageutof
For an Immense Storage Reservoir.
Phoenix, Ariz , Jan 2. Arthur P.
Davis, one of the most noted members
of the government hydrographio bu
reau, has arrived from Washington to
conduct soundings on the Gila river
with a view to the const ruction on
that stream by the government ot one
of tne biggest storage reaeivoirs in the
world. The main purpose in view is
the relief ot 8,000 Indians whose water
for irrigation hat been diverted by
Two Yt'iri In the Penitentiary.
Vancouver, Wash., Jan. 2. Judge
Miller today sontenced Frits Wolf,
who was convicted two weeks ago of
mtrglary, to two years in the. peniten
Maggie Hoel Eloped. I
Pueblo, Colo., Jan. 8. Discovery
has been made that Maggie Hoel, who
mysteriously disappeared 10 days ago,
aud waa supposed to have been mur
dered or kidnapped, bad eloped with a
man named John Wataon and gon.
iiffi or on
She Is Willing Now to Keep the
ASSERTION Or EARL U HUNG CHANG
Emperor It Willing to Banish All That tht
Pewtn Mty Nsme-Eirl U'l Health
- It Strlously Affected.
, Pekin, jau, B.A meeting ot tho
foreign minister will bo held at toon
ts Sir Krntst Maaoo Hatow, tin llritiah
minister, who it tailoring from chill
and (over, shall hive reooveied iuIII
nieutly to be present, ami a tlato and
place lor meeting tho Chines commis
sioners ahull havo been agreed opou,
A raprweutatlvo ot tho press today
had a personal interlvew with U Hung
Chai'yyio tbowi plainly physical
sfiiluuce-u! hit recent lllue.i, but
whoso mind hat not been affected by
hit ilokuen, and It at vlgorout as over.
In tho course of bit conversation
with tho corretiondeut, Karl Li said
be should prefer to meet tht ministers
ud commissioner! at hit bouse, it
such an arrangement wore possible,
on account ol tho condition ot hi
health, but would not, In the circum
stances, make suggestions, lit lay
also that tht emperor Is desirous of
complying In all particular! with the
demand of tht powers.
On tho other band bo think the
powers should order a cessation ol the
frequent Irritating expedlt'"11-. which
bo look upon a uuaecessarv, and at
doing a dent ot harm. It will be quite
possible now, ho said, to maintain com
plete or er in tho provluce, with tho
assistance ol a small number ot Chi
nese troops; and be hopes the powers
will agree to keep at at presort Ihe
troop now stationed at Pekin tud Tien
Tain, and along the railway.
Tho emperor, U Hung Chang assert
ed, ia willing to punish til those
named by the powers by banishment
to tho farthest part ot bis dominions,
on the northwest frontier in I their
return, ho declared, will be prohibited
uuder penalty ot death. Hit majesty
It anxiou also to havo tht number of
legation guards limited, and that other
boundaries ba specified; and be hopes
tho foreign armies will be recalled at
early ai possible in the spring.
China will eudeavor, sata Earl LI, by
every meant in ner power, to prove
that tho Intend! compliance with tho
deiiand contained In the note, and to
show ber desire to make the country
safe and habitable lor foreigners. lie
believei tho power will uot Insist
upon tho total destruction ol tho forts.
ABSCONDING TAX RECEIVER
His Bondsmen Have Agreed ioiTurn vOvtr
, tH niUIW.a CknrS Mum TI... TL.i'
(eased dedication of between $:IO,000
aud ft O.OOO, the county commlstloneft
havo agreed to accept $:'5,000 from
Tat Receiver James 11. MuCullongh'i
bondsmen and call his account square,
lie owei $25.0 on hit 1HU8 dupll
cate and $5,000 on hit 1899 dupli
cate. The compromise wat effectet'
yesterday aftr several conferences bad
beeu held by the bondsman, com mis
sinners aud attorneys. The bondsmen
are to pay $13,500 for 1808 aud the
same amount for 1899, the com ml a
siouert claiming MnCullough's dupli
oatet are square up to aud including
IH97. Althouiih McCiillongh it still
missing, he is not likely lo escape pun
lahment. as one of his bondsmen pro
poses to offer a reward lor bit appre
Stage was Robbed.
Vancouver, II. O., Jan. 8. A special
from Agaaaia, 11. C, toulght says that
the mail stne runulng betweon Agassis
aud Harrison Hot Springs, was held
nn by throe masked men, armed ' with
ritlus. The driver was forced to relin
quish the mall bag, which was rifled,
A number ot papers weie taken from
the express box, but their value is at
present unknown. There were nine
passeuKeri on the stage, aud these
were forced to hand over their purees,
watches and jewelry. About $150 in
cash waa secured by the bandits. The
robbers then disappeared in the woods
beside the road. The authorities have
Big Firs at Burlington.
Ilurlington, Ia., Jan. 8. A fire
which broke out after midnight
burned out the Connor Meromtile
Company's establishment, entalliug a
loss of $00,000, and then spread to
Scram & Sthmlegs' wholesale dry
goods store, where $75,000 damage was
done. The Connor Company waa fully
insured. Scram & Suhmiega carried
Eleven Men Killed.
Vioksbnrg, Miss., Jan, 8. A tele
phone message to the Herald from Fay
ette says that two heavy (i eight trains
on the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley
railroad, both double-headers, collided
near Hays Station, 70 miles south ol
here, at 7 o'clock tonight, aud 11 men
Lost on Mount Washington,
Berlin, N. II., Jan. 8, A search
ing pnrty has left here for Mount
Washington, in au endeavor to find
William H. Rodwell, correspondent ot
the New York Herald, who was lost on
the mountain while attemptiug to
make the ascent with two other meu.
Bodwell, with Chester Stiles, of Cam
bridge, and Ray Evans, of Gorham,
went op the mountain on foot for the
purpose of taking views.
Strike In Colorado.
Louisville, Colo,, Jan. 8. At a
meeting of representatives from every
ooat ,crop in Northern Colorado here
today, it wai decided to demand an
Increase of 10 oenti per ton for loaden.
The mines were idle today, and tho
men say they will stay out until the
advanco la granted. '
Coal Dock Burned.
Sheboygan, Wis., Jan. 2. Pire
thto afternoon destroyed the Rein Coal
Company'! dock. Loss, $75,000.
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A PROPOSED TRADE.
England May Clvt Vt Jamaica for Shin
In Iht Philippines.
New York, Jan. 8.- A ipeclal to the
Journal and Advertiser, from Washing
The llritiah colony of Jamaica will
bo given Iu exchange for a fair share
of tht United Statet colony of tho
Philippine!. This ii au international
Irad which will N, probably, tht re
sult ot soipilsltlon by tho United btatet
ot tho Danish Antillea. In ollloial cir
cles it is thought that Great llritaln
will not want tho Island ot Jamaica
it tht United Statet shail tcqulrt the
Danish potiessloua, and the prestige
ol Great Uritain a commanding tht
high way lo tht Nicaragua canal will
have disappeared. The United States
will nut only bo able to command tho
approach from tho oast, but It will,
from its point ot vantage, coutrol tho
ocean east of the Danish Antilles, from
tho magnificent base which will un
doubtedly I established there.
it will lit Interesting to recall that
when the Uiiltod Statei amendtd tht
I i ay -Paon ofote treaty, tbe Drltlsh
preet Ida 'was that if Great Illrtaiu
was foiced to yield there should bo
some compensation to Great Uritain,
What Great Itritain'a demands will be
are not clearly known. It is under
stood, however, that alio will endeavor
to have the modus vlvondi Alaska
bouudary made permanent,
NEW YORK'S REFORM WAVE.
Mayor Van Wyck Taking Activt Slips lo Sup
press Gambling -"No Fooling."
New York, Jan. 8. The Evening
Telegram today aayt: With tht tud ol
the century, Mayor Van Wyck took
stops toward putting an end to gam
bling, and practically eveiy gaming
resort iu this city i closed today.
Tho mayor oidered that this be done,
aud Chief o( Police Devery promptly
obeyed tht mandate. 11 issued In
structions to hu captains last night
aud the keepers of tho various estab
lishments were given tbe tip that tbli
time there wai to bo "no fooling,"
The term ot office of Police Commit-
siouer lies ex plied at noon today.
Mayor Van Wyck, however, has given
assurance to the friend ol .Mr. ilea
that he will continue a member ol the
preseut Iward at least (or the tlmt
being. This retention of Commission
er Jlest is understood to ue equivalent
to au announcement from Mayor Van
Wyck -that he will uot Interfere to
bring about tho retirement ol Chief ol
NEW LIFE.SAVINO DISTRICT.
Oregon,' Washington and Alaska Embraced
, A SUuoa at Nome.
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Seattle, ; Jaa, 8. News of tht oroa-
tioa of anew life-tavlng district, to
tttowfl too tea water ot Aiaua,
Washington and Oregon, it ooottined
ia a letter received 'by xfcptatn Fraud
TpttKoowjnpndor ol cnt-l
SaO Frsnc'tco, , baa keen appointed
aaperintendaot of 1 the district, with
headquarter at Tacoma. ' '
The formation of a uew district will
greatly enhance tho scope of the ser
vice, and will result in the establish
ment ol a station at Cape Flattery.
There ia at present no station north oi
(i ray's Harbor, It ia said that there
will also pmhably be a station estab
lished at Nome before many mouths.
HAZED THEIR TEACHER.
Pupils Drove Him Into a Pond, From Which t
Farmer Rescued Him.
Indianapolis, lnd., Jan. 8 (Special
dispatch to the Chicago Imer-Ocean.)
Wesley Dugan, a public school
teacher near Petersburg, waa the vic
tim of a hating at tho haudi ot hit
pupils today, which came near costing
him his life.. He was sot upon by the
larger pupils in his school and carried
to Ihe edge of a pond in which it was
proposed to duck him.
ltreaklng away, ho ran into the
water and waded to a atump some dis
tance from the bank. Here ht was
pelted with stones and nluht nutil
forced to take to the water again and
tried to reach tho optxisito bank. He
was already numbed with cold, and
before reaching the opposite bank lost
consciousness and would have drowned
bad not a passing farmer rescued him.
PAT CROWE CAUGHT.
Notorious Kidnaper was Taken In South Dakota
After Lively Chase by Detectives.
Chadron, Neb., Jan. 3. Pat Crowe,
carged with complicity in tbe abduc
tion of Eddie Cuoahy, of Omaha, haa
Three dotoctivea following Crowe'l
trail came upon him today on the Pine
KTTtge reservation, near Oelriohs, S. D.,
and captured him after a wild chase.
Crowe was driving a team and buck
board. He whipped the horses and
tried to outrun the horsemen, who
soon brought him to a halt with their
John Dolfelder, a cattleman, has just
reached town with the news, and says
the posse stopped at a ranch about 80
miles out for luuoh, and to feed their
Shut Off the Gas.
Toledo, O., Jan. 8. Tht Kerlin
Bros. Company, which supplies heat
ing gaa to about 700 families in this
city, 'reoently entered a bill to the city
council for several thousand dollars in
connection with a gas plant deal. Tbe
bill was turned down. Tonight, the
coldest of the year, they went beyond
the city limits, took up a joint ot pipe,
plugged the ends and cut off the entire
supply, leaving many families abso
lutely without fuel.
Uprising in West Africa.
London, Jan. 8. The colonial office
is in receipt of news of a native rising
n tbe Gambia river region in West
frloa. The news conveying this in
formation adds that a punitive expedi
tion it being organized.
Oldest Railway Man Dud.
Kansas City, Jan. 8. A. W. Mills,
paugh, the oldest railway man in the
United Statei in point of active service,
died at his home here today. Mills
pangh was born in Middletown, N, Y.,
Items of Interest From All Parti
of the State.
COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL HAPPENINGS
A Brief Review of tht Growth ind Improve
mcnts of the Many Industries Through
out Our Thriving Commonwealth.
Condon li digging another city well.
Tho Salem tai levy for 1901 will be
Tho Oregon Agricultural College bai
Dallas will refund Hi debt ot $2,500
it a 'ower rate of intereit.
Pendleton water consumers will have
to bo meters after April 1. (
- Thooboflff oMf oonntf haa . dU
locted over $26,000 ilnoo July.
Several farmer of Gooae Lake valley
are boring for artesian water.
There aro now about 80 logging
oampa on Lak creek and Siuslaw.
Tbe treasurer ol Lake couuty has re
ceived a large safe for bit office.
Maik Wolt, of Perrydalo, killed a
silver fox uetr that plaoe a lew day
Emmet Klmberland wat fined $25 at
Prairie City for having itolon a quan
tity of barley.
Tbe Garibaldi beach roadway is re
ported washed out in placet, and filled
A petition in being signed asking for
tne contructtoQ of a new tteet bridge
it Cottage Grove.
McKinley Mitchell, of Gervais, is
shipping large quantities of potatoes to
the Arizona market.
A carload ot till hat been received
it Creewell from Salem for tht purpose
ot draining the town.
in tbe recent storm the turf wished
tway Mr. McMilleo'a ho us it the
mouth of the Nehalem.
Peter Peterson, of Surprise valley, has
purchased 2,800 head of young theep
from George Ehrhardt.
Persons who hive been hunting
geeio in Sherman county, aay they find
birdi scarcer than ever known.
noilneaf. men of Pendleton aro can
vassing for a $5,000 fund with which
to erect a Y. M. C. A. building
Thomas Martin and tont art figuring
on building a creamery at Morrill next
spring. Tbe institution will begin
busiuest with milk ot 250 oow.
Two oolU, bilonglnj to Charles Hab
orahoB and Frank Kargl, " of Condon,
got into a granary moral day ago and
died from th effects of overfeeding. .
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IIIUIW HI. UI1V. ' 4119,1
wire war 300 feet long
clew to tho thief. J -
Professor Merrill loft Central Point
several dayt tgo without giving his id
dress. Ho also left some board bills
unpaid, and forgot to leave the church
aud organ keyi of the Baptist church.
Granite has refused to allow a liqnor
license to a dealer who persists in keep
ing his saloon in the street. He
claims the right to remain because be
was there before the town was iucoipo
A freighter who passed through An
telope last week said the road dowu
Antelope canyon was getting to be in
good condition and that hereafter
teams which have been going by Cow
canyon will go that way.
Active work is progressing in the
Liberty mine at IUverton, under the
supervision of Superintendent Camp
bell. Ten men are at work, and it is
expected that the output will reach 5
tons a day iu the course of a few wcexs.
It is proposed to establish one or two
rural free delivery routes from Pendle
ton. The one most talked about is
that leadiug up Wild Horse creek,
northeasterly from Pendleton, tlience
across the oountry to Fulton, thence
back to Pendleton,
II. T. Anderson, whose ranch it sit
uated four miles northwest ot Merrill,
it building a reservoir a quarter of a
mile in area. It will not only irrigate
400 acres for himself, but will be of
lufnoient capacity to contribute water
to other land iu the neighborhood.
A fatal accident occurred at Glen
dale. A young colored mm, fairly
well dressed, who had been in Hose
burg a day or two, had managed to
beat his wav that far on Cie overland.
Being put off titers he attempted to get
upon the brukes of the local. In the
darkness he missed his hold and foil
between the wheels of the moving
train. His right leg was out off at the
thigh aud the left was terrlilily crushed
and mangled. He was picked up and
oared for by the people there, but lived
only an hour or two. He said that his
name was Lane Hopkins, and that bis
parents were wealthy and lived upon
one of the finest avenues in Los Ange
les. The new terry nt the Liverpool cross
ing of the Long Tom will be in opera
tion this week. The ferryman is Mr.
Brown, who resides near the crossing.
For running the ferry he is to. receive
$2 per month. The boat used i.i that
ot J. M. Ilerron. It was in use last
winter at the Bundy crossing of the
Long Tom, but is no longer needed
there by reason of the completion of the
drawbridge. For the use ot the boat a
monthly rental ot $5 is to be paid.
The cable tor the ferry was hired from
Mr. Riokard for a monthly fee of $1.
The majority of the people in the
vicinity of Lewisville are said not to
approve of the proposed free rural de
livery between that place and Mon
mouth, beoause according to tbe pro
posed time table mail would be a -day
later than by the present system.
Owners ot orchards along the Des
ohutes and creeks near The Dalles say
that since the coyotes have been killed
off, rabbits have beoome so numerous
that they make raids on young trees and
eat off the bark, Iu many places doing
serious injury. These orchard lata are
not advocates of the sculp bounty law.
" Hilt-A lluir k.
ii..y city. Kuolose nolf-aan
Fitting Clot t lo I Year of Exceptional asaj
Bradttnat'i says: A fitting oloto
to a yearjjf exceptional and in some
re pec t unprecedented activity li fur
nished by (ho very general report of
largo holiday business iu tbo past week.
Tho boat report a to this sort of trado
comet from tht Southwestern section,
bnt, except in torn part of tho spring
wheat and lumber belt of tho North
west, aatisiactory advice! aro qulto
general. Heavyweight clothing, too,
ba been meamrably helped for tho
tamo reason, but, despite a good bosi
nett in tho list two weeks, tl a tra
bat apparently lagtol sa.ma hat, ow
ing to mild wsatber. In wholrtslo
trade, business ha been of reasonably
mail proportions, but report from
leading lines, such ai iron and steel,
t hoes and leather, lumber, glasi, and
tprlug dry goods, htv been encourag
ing, chiefly, of course, regard tho
viowi euvrttlned at to the outlook
rat ber than as to new busiuest actually
- Bpecolation in- emtio be - bom
light, and increase in sopplbo aud
large surplus reports from the Argen
tine Itepubllo have dill further do
pre-oed the long Inteieit in wbett.
Tho world'! wheat supplies are about
on a par with those of a year ago, ami
American mpplie are ictualiy amalb r.
Prlcea aro steady and change few.
Wheat (including four) shipments
for the week aggreiiate 4,011,100 bush
els, against 4,128.850 last week. From
July 1 to date this season wheat exportu
are 94,151,465 bushels, against 108,-
994.193 last season. .
Business falluiet in tbe - United
Statei for tbo week number only 218,
against 387 last week.
PACIFIC COAST TRADE.
Onions, uew yellow, 8 2)0.
Lettuce, hot bouse, $1 per crate,
potatoes, new,' $18.
Recta, per sack, 86c $1.
Turnips, per sack, $1.00.
Carrots, per sack, 60c
Parsnips, per sack, $1.0031.25,
Celery 50o dot.
Cabbage, native aaj California,
2c per pounds.
Butter Creamery, 80c; dairy, 18(3
22c; ranch, 16c $180 pound. .
Kgga Ranch, 29c; Eastern 26c.
Poultry 12c; dressed, 14c; spring,
180 15c turkey, 18c.
Hay Puget Sound timothy, $14.00;
choice Eastern Washington timothy,
Corn Whole, $24.00; cracked, $25;
feed meal, $25.
Barley Rolled or ground, per ton,
5 FlourPatent, per barrel, $3.30;
blended straights, $3.35;; California,
$3.2& buckwheat Uotir, , $6.00; gre,- r -
ham, per i barrel, ft.a&t whole wheat
flour, $3.25; rye fioOf. $3.80(34.00.
IVtAO-oitran. ner torw 114.00: t
fctZpeTiiift ' --'
Feed Chopped leed, $l.0O per toe? .
middlings, per ton, $30; oil oako meal,
per ton, $30.00..-: ;'t .. '
Fresh Meats Choice dressed beef
steers, price 7c;cows, 7c; mutton
7?; pork, 7?4c; trimmed, 9c; veal, 11 J -12c.
Hams Large, 18c; small, 18;
breakfast bacon, 12o; dry salt ildei,
Wheat Walla Walla. 6464a'c;
Valley, nominal; Blnestom, 68o per
Flour Best grades, $8.40; graham,
Oats Choice whito, 42 Mo: choice
gray, 41o per bushel.
Barley Feed barley, $15.50 brew
ing, $16.50 per ton,
Millstnffs Bran, $15.60 ton; mid
dlings, $31; shorts, $17; chop, $16 per
Hay Timothy,$12 18.60; clover.$7
9.50; Oregon wild hay, $67 per ton.
Butter Fancy creamery, 60 66c;
Eggs 27 Ho perdoten.
Cheese Oregon lull cream, lSVtc;
Young America, 14o; new cheese 10c
Poultry Chickens, mixed, $3,500
8.00 per doten; hens, $4.60; springs,
$2.003.50; geese, $6.00fl.O0 doz;
ducks, $4.00 6.00 per dozen; tnrkeys,
live, 11c per pound.
Potatoes 60 60o per sack; sweets,
1 o'o per pouna.
Vegetables Beets, $1; turnips,
per sack; garlio, 7o per pound;
bage, lHo per pound; parsnips,
onions, $1.75; carrots, 76o.
Hops New crop, 12 14c
Wool Valley, 1814o per-pound;
Eastern Oregon, 1012o; mohair, 25
per pound. '-
Mutton Gross, best sheep, wethers
and ewes, 8 Mo; dressed mutton, 6 MO
7o per pound.
Hogs Gross, choice heavy, $5.75;
light and feeders, $5.00; dressed,
$5.00 6.35 per 100 pounds.
Beef Gross, top steers, $3.50 4.00;
cows, $3.00 8.50; dressed beef, 6
7o per pound.
Veal Large, 6M7o; small, 8
8M per pound.
San Francisco Market
Wool Spring Nevada, ll13oper
pound; Eastern Oregon, 1014o; Val
ley, 1517o; Northern, 910o. ,
Hops Crop, 1900, 13M17Mo. 1
Butter Fancy creamery 86o;
do seconds, 28o; fanoy dairy, 23
23c; do seconds, 18o per pound.
Eggs Store, 80o; fanoy ranoh,
Millstuffs Middlings, $16.50
19.50; bran, $14.00 14.60. '
Hay Wheat $913M; wheat and
oat $9.0013.50; best barley $9.60
alfalfa, $7.00 10.00 per ton; straw,
86 47 Mo per bale.
Potatoes Oregon Burbanks,60c $1;
Salinas Burbanks, 85o$1.15; river
Bnrbanks, ?066o; sweets, 8585c.
Citrus Fruit Oianges, Valencia,
$2. 75 8. 25; Mexican limes, $4.00
6.00; California lemons 76c$1.50;
do choice $1.753.00 per box.
Tropical Fruits Bananas, $1.6u
3.50 per bunch; pineapples, rom
inal; Persian dates, 6 ($6 Mo Tw
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