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EXTEND OUR TRADE
Greatest Question Before the
ASIATIC MARKETS AWAIT US
. rniliUnt jr. J. Hilt Says Om Great
(' Need II Lower Dutlea on Iiu- '
ports From the Orient.
'. St. Paul, Minn., April 22. Presi
dent J. J. Hill, of the Great Northern
ruilway, ii greutly interested in the
Japanese and Oriontul truile, and hut
in the past and is now trying to bring
about closer lelations between the
' United States and the Fur East. He
is- greatly chagrined that congretl
should have negleoted to foster this
trade, and attributes the lcdifferenoe
displayed to the' intervention of inter
ests on the Atlantic!. ' Air. iliu is
earnest and hard-working in his
efforts to further his cherished Bchvnie
of maintaining anil operating a line of
Oriental steamships, and his trip to
.London now is said to be for the pur
pose of completing negotiations for t
line of British steamers for this trade.
''It is a khame," he declares, "that
British vessels should be loaded with
American cargoes," hut it apars tc
be, the only way at present that oom
li'.eice with the Oriont may be main
tained, until euoli time as congresi
shall find it wiBe to make it possihlt
for American ships to engage in thi
"My vlows," said Mr. Hill, "are s
well known on this subjeot, and the;
are at variance with somuny men, that
I do not care to talk along this line.
' It would do no good. 1 am in fuvor ol
low tariff, but the subjoct is so far-
. reaching, and, under certain condi
tions, so inapplicable, that a statement
of my views would be misunderstood."
i Few men not deeply interested in
promoting their own welfare can see
in Mr. Hill's ideas anything but per.
son ill motives, yet he says that nothing
of so great moment is now before the
American people as the extension oi
our commercial relations through the
medium of the Pacific Sentiment
sorely does not enter into calculations
whioh redound to our credit in dollars
and cents, and when Mr. Mil decares
that the import duties on silks, teas and
other Japanese and Chinese products
are so high as to damage traiiB-racino
trade, be bases his statement on the re
sult of his stuJy of the subject.
, ,' Mr. Hiil merely views the situation
as a hard-headed, shrewd business
man, who sees a brilliant and wonder
ful era of progress and prosperity, and
it appeals and discourages him to know
that others who have the power to
bring about these conditions should be
so indifferent on a matter of such
great importance to the people of this
In a recent ciioular inspired by Mr.
Hill, he shows that, while lie is a
Democrat who favors low tariff, he is
also an expansionist, for lie says:
"Had it not been for the eye-opening
power of Dewey's guns, the Asiatic
trade of the United Statos might have
gone the way of her South American
commerce stolen under her nose by
Germany, Franco and other European
nations. What America emphatically
needs today is more niaikets. We
have the raw mateiial, we have the
necessary mills and factories, we have
the skilled labor. Were there a sals
for the goods, the output of agricul
tural products could be immensely in.
creased. The benefit that would
accrue to the whole United Slates
would be incalculable. Thoughtful
business men are a unit on believing
that to the west lies this new field of
Oriental trade for the possession of
which nations are playing the great
game of diplomacy."
Treaty With Orange Free State.
Washington, April 22. Secretary
Hay, for the government, and Consul-
General D. Pieroe, for the Orange Free
State, today exchanged ratifications of
the new treaty of extradition between
the two countries. The new treaty
does not contain the original section
fpiiring the surrender of fugitives
n jiiBtica who are citizens of the
Jntry where their extradition is
Bought; but, instead, the provision is
merely permissive, enabling a country
to 'surrender its citizens in its disoie
tion. A Parcel Poit Treaty.
Washington, April 22. After sev
eral conferences with the minister
from Venezuela, the United States
posoffice officials have entered into an'
agreement for a parcel post treaty with
Venezuela. The treaty will be sent
to Venezuela for ratification, and will
probably be in operation in three or
four months. The agreement pro
vides that the rate charged per pound
ehall be 12 cents, and the number of
pounds in a package limited to 11.
A Fainoui Indian Scout.
Pendleton, Or., April 22. Donald
MiTKay, probably the most famous In
dian scout in all the Northwest coun
try, died at the Umatilla Indian
agenoy yesterday. Today he was
buried at tne Catholic Indian mission,
12 miles from Pendleton, at the foot
hills of the Blue mountains, Kev.
Father Chianale officiating.
Trust at the Capital.
Washington, April 22. The Wash
ington Gas Company has been absorb
ed by the 'street railway and lighting
syndicate, iieaded by Frederick S.
Stevens, which recently boughtup all
save one of the street railways of the
city, and all the electric light plants.
The gas deal involves an expediture of
about $7,200,000, all of which the syn
dicate obligates itself to pay upon
what is substantially cash teims, thus
cloeirig the deal
EFFECT ON THE REBELS.
Seudlng of Itelnforceineiite May Caaae
Them to Uult.
Washington, April 22. The deter
mination to send regulars to take the
plaoeB of volunteers in the .Philip
pines is believed to have a dampening
effect upon those who are encouraging
the Filipinos by their utterances in
this country. The Filipinos are no
fools, and if thoir leaders see that the
United States means business, they
will seek terms. If the order for call
ing ont the 85,000 provisional army
was issued, it would have a good effect,
not only upon the Filipino leaders, but
the Cubans who may be inclined to
The volunteers are coming home,
and, according to previous orders, the
Oregon men will be among the first to
return. Under the law, all voluntoers
should have been released from service
as soon ai the ponce treaty was signed.
Congress provided for this by authoriz
ing the enlistment of 85,000 men to
take the place of the volunteors. The
war department's plans first contem
plated kef ping the state volunteers in
service and avoiding the necessity of a
provisional army. The advice of mili
tary men is to the effect that this
plan is absurd, and the authority
granted by congress will have to be
used. . '' '
Regulars for the 1'lilllpplnee.
Washington, Am.il 23. Nine thous
and of the 14,000 regular troops who
are to take the places of volunteers in
Manila have been Beleoted by the war
department, and will begin sailing from
San Francisco early in June.
HE MADE THE PLATES.
Engraver Taylor Telle of
i, ' felting I'lot.
Philadelphia, April 22. Arthur
Taylor and Baldwin S. Bredell, engrav
ers, who were arrested in this city in
connection with the counterfeiting con
spiracy unearthed by the secret service
department, were arraigned before
United States Commissioner Edmunds,
waived a hearing, and were held in
John E. Wilkie, chief of the seoret
service, testified ns to the facts of the
arrest. Ho testified further that both
Taylor and Bredell showed an inclina
tion to assist the secret seivice men in
arresting the others implicated in the
conspiracy. Taylor informed him that
'William M. Jacobs, the Lanoaster
cigar manufacturer, who was arrested
yesterday, approached him nearly five
years ago with a proposition, which he
accepted, to engrave cigar-stamp plates.
For this work Jacobs paid him several
tlwusand dollars. When the first
set wore out, Taylor made another.
Taylor and Bredell admitted outting
the plate from which the famous $100
"Monroe head" certificate was made.
The plate was seized at Kendig's cigar
factory in Lancaster yesterday. Tay
lor told Wilkie that not over $10,000
of the $100 certificates had been issued
to himself and Bredell. They could
not say how many revenue stumps were
Kvlrionce II Overwhelming.
Washington, April 22. The officers
of the internal revenue office are un
able to even approximate the amount
of the counterfeit revenue stamps
made use of by the cigar manufacturers
of Lancaster, Pa., who were arrested
A special revenue agent from Phila
delphia is now in churge of the faotor
ies, and as soon us possible will locate
the supply of blue paper from which
the stamps were printed.
The evidence against all the men
under arrest, it is said, is overwhelm
ing. The maximum term of imprison
ment in such oases is 15 years under
each indictment, and in most of the
cases, the seoret service agent thinks,
at least four indictments will be sus
tained by the court.
FATE OF G1LMORE.
forktown Party May Have Been Killed
Manila, April 23. It may be that
Lieutenant Gilmore and the 14 men
from the Yorktown lost at Baler were
killed by the Spaniards. General
Rios today said the Baler garrison did
not know the war was over between
Spain and the United States, although
an officer was sent in January to notify
them. They disbelieved the officer
and feared an attack of insurgents.
Rios does not believe the Spaniards
killed the party, as the fort is too far
trom the river, and is beaeiged by na
Admiral Dewey says Gilmore and the
men were sent from the Vorktown to
sound the mouth of the river and in
stead went further up above a bend,
and weie out of sight of the cruiser.
He relnstds to discuss his plans for a
rescue expedition, but one is being
Torpedo Steered by Light Waves.
New York, April 21. A dispatch to
the World from London says: Alex
Orling gave a private demonstration in
London today of his marvelous Inven
tion for steering a torpedo from a dis
tance. The principal of the Invention
consists in tiie transmission of motor
force by waves of light similar to the
In one room Mr. Orling fixed up a
model of a torpedo with a rudder like
a fish tail, controlling it by means of
an apparatus in an adjoining chamber
through two partition walls between
the two objects.
Internal Revenue Kecetpti.
Washington, April 23. The month
ly statement of the collections of in
ternal revenue shows that during
March, 1809, the total receipts were
$23,783,447, an increase over March,
1898. of $9,491,340.
Washington, April 22. It is under
stood General George B. Davis is to be
the military governor-general of Porto
Bico, to succeed General Henry. Gen
eral Davis is a member of the war
court of inquiry.
ENEMIES AT HOME'
Evidence Against Xrai.tors D
the United States.
ARE TRYISG TO ATD AGtlXALDO
Telegrams Counseling the- Volunteers
to Mutiny Have lleen Intercept
ed DiecuMe'd by tVbluet.
Washington,. 'An'iil 24. The cabinet
today discussed fiiritorg alid the laws of
treason in relntiihr tofhe-PhilippineH.-The
president'. "prdfeirfid a policy of
liberality and tolerance until recently,''
when there game rrrto'tlle possession of
the adiuihistratroii' evidence incrirainat
iug United Stutea'Cttizeiis furthering
the sedition. , -. ; .' . i -
Curtain individanlsyit is knowri to
the government, have .'been trying not
only to atd Anhinardo, hut ".weaken the,
army by epreariMng-'idrseontent among
the volunteers. Telegraph' messages
from anti-expansionists, . zealous1 to
gain political advantage, have been in
tercepted, encouraging volunteer ofii
cut 8 anil men to demand their return
from the Philippines on the ground
that, peace has ' been declared. The
messages even counseled the volunteers
to go to the length of refusing fuither
to serve in the Philippines.
What the president will do isnot yet
derided. It will not be'sur prising if a
warning in the shape of a message. will
remind the mischief-makers that there
is a serious law against treason which
will be enforced' if any further attempt
is made to tamper with the men at the
An Ignoble Game.
London, Apri.l' 24. The Saturday
Review, commenting on General Law
ton's retirement from the Santa Cruz
district of Laguna de Buy, says:
"Unpatriotic politicians in the Unit;
ed States are doing their utiiioBt to
create a panio, in the hope tihit the
Philippines may be abandoned and the
party in power discredited. It is an
ignoble game, and we sincerely trust
it will be unsuccessful. If the Ameri
cans letire from their self-appointed
task, the great republic must take the
brand of 'cowtwrd' us well as the brand
of 'Cain,' which Lowell declared it
to be marked. "
A Battle Near Bocav.
Manila, April 24. At 0 o'clock this
morning, three South Dakota com
pan ies marched from Booave, and in
conjunction with three ooniDanies of
the Minnesota regiment from Guiginto,
north of Bocave. encountered a rebel
foice numbering fully 600, when two
miles out. Tho rebels retired three
miles in fairly good oider, in spite of
the fact that they suffered heavy losses,
The Americans, having exhausted their
ammunition, were compelled to re
turn to their camps. The heat is in
tense. At noon the thermometer regis
tered 05 degrees and the mercury, was
still rising. There were several -pros
trations from heat among the t loops,
but only one man was wounded.. La
ter, army tugs opened fire on the en
emy along the river banks.
The rebels are unusually active
from Malclos as fai as Cahmipit.
They have been discovered within
two miles of the railioad. Fires are
burning east of the i; il oad, and il
would appear that the rebels aie evacu
ating the foothill towns in anticipation
of mi attack upon the part of the
American troops. .
THE MODUS HELD UP.
Ottawa Defeat the Alanka Boundary
Washington, April 24. An unex
pected delay has ocourted in the nego
tiations towards an Alaska boundary
modus vivendi, which makes the fu
tine of the modus quite problematical.
Et;tendod conferences were held on the
subjeot today, the result being fat
from encouraging. The principal diffi
culty arises from dealing with Ottawa
as well sb London,' this dual negotia
tion causing great delay and complica
tion. At the outsot the United States pro
posed a modus with a temporary line
along certain peaks. The British am
bassador forwarded this to London ana
Ottawa. The Canadiun omciuls have
now. proposed changing the line, and
after considerable delay tho authorities
in London approves the changes pro
posed by Canada.
It is not staled what the respective
lines are, but they are sufficiently apart
to make it quite unlikely that any im
mediate agreement can be reached,
even of a temporary nature, as to the
Yellow Jack Appears.
Havana, April 22. Three oasus of
yellow fever developed today. Col
onel Davis isolated the houses.
Mail advices of La Lucha, from
Manzanillo, say that an American
shell fired last summer during the bom
bardment of the town by the United
States warships, exploded last Sun
day, killing three persons and wound
ing many others.
Washington, April 24. United
States Minister Bridgemau has cabled
the state department from La Paz, Bo
livia, that the revolution has ended
and everything is quiet.
General Wheeler Heady to Start.
Washington, April 24. General Joe
Wheeler will leave at once for Manila
to be military governor of the city.
Today he notified Leonard Wilson, his
field secretary, to report at once for
'Kentucky Town Knrned.
Lexington, Ky., April 24. Clay
City. 40 miles east of here, was nearly
destroyed by fire today. Thirteen
buildings are in ruins. Twenty-one
families are homeless. Loss, $40,000.
GIVEN GREAT POWER.
(natructlone to the Sainoan Commit-
lonera Have Keen Completed.
Washington, April 20. The in
itructions to the Samoan commission
jrs' have been completed. They are
alike in art essential respects. They
were summed up today by one of the
aigh ' commissioners substantially as
follows:' ' '' ' ' '' '
The commission is given complete
lutlitrrity'to'cafr'y on a provisional gov
jrnment for Samoa, lifting this the
instructions carefully prescribe the
preservation of ordei and the security
rf'fife dnd ' property as a first requisite,
ft fs provided that tfie duties of all offi
cials heretofore exercising authority in
Samoa, either by. the treaty of Berlin
or. in tli e service .of flleir government,
shall be suspended in order1, that the
'high . commission shall have complete
luitliprity over. the uffairsof the islands.
Ihk.coni mission 'is required to make re-
'jOjL .upon a varietv'of things, jnolild
.ing the recent collisions a,p(j,. Causes
leading up to tliein; also, upon the ad-
'ministration of the ,islavds;. the rights
nl the eeveral claimant; to the king
ship, and us to what.clitthgWare desir
able in-the methods proyjdeil by The
treaty of Berlin. The instructions call
for unanimity in all action. The ao:
tion of t ha.. cuuj mission, when unani
mous, .is to be conclusive without refer
endum, except when it suspends, a pro
vision of the treaty of BejJir). . In that
case, also, a provision of (he,, treaty of
Berlin may be suspended by. unanimous
agreement of member a,. but the suspen
sion is ad referendum, and. is not bind
ing, until the three governments ap
prove oi disapprove it. ..The instruc
tions are broad enough to fncludo the
present troubles, so .that these acute
phases, as well as the general, govern
ment of Samoa, will be adjusted,
'". Secretary Hay entertained' the Sa
moan high commission at luncheon at
his residence today. It was , the first
time the members, of the.', commission
had come together, and, ..while, . t,he
gathering was quite informal and so
cial, mainly for, the, purpose of getting
acquainted, , ye it jlttorded an oppor
tuuity.fur discussing the Samoan topic
in its general phases. .The commis
sion will be off on its mission touioi
row.! ': , "
- YUKON BREAKING IIP;'
Party of Four- Waihlngtonlane. Broke)
- Through, the Ice and Drowned. .,
Victoria, April 20. Men just arrived
from the Klondike say that the Yukon
in already breaking up and is flooded
from ' Marsh lake up. One' party of
four, headed by Stuart, of Snohomish,
went through the ice near White Horse
rapids April 3, and were drowned with
their dogs. While the Litkie party,
now here,' was -crossing Summit lake
last Saturday, John Deland went
through t lie ice and was only resoued
with difficulty. - Grave anxiety is ex
pressed for those on the trail now. ,
. A tangle ill titles is reported from
Atlin, where many Americans located
claims last, year, only to be ousted by
the passage.of the anti-alien law of this
spring. During the winter claim -jumping
by the wholesale has been progres
sing, and there, aie now three or four
disputants for every claim on Spruce
aiid Pine'creeks. Some of the Ameri
cans are taking British partueis to hold
their pioperties. ' '
..ELEVEN FISHERMEN LOST.
Nantucket . Schooner Wrecked With
Kantucket, Mass., April 20. The
fishing schooner Eliza, of Beverly,
Captain Hopkins, which sailed from
Hyannis yesterday evening for the fish
ing grounds, struck on Rose and Crown
shoals during the night, and 11 of the
orew of 14 men were lost. , The three
survivors reached Siasconset in the
schooner's dory today. They report
the schooner a total loss. Following
are the names of the lost crew:
. Captain Martin Hopkins, Seth Hop
kins, Oscar Hopkins, Lorenzo Smith.
oook, John Smith, Herbert Smith,
Kinsman Smith, Moses Bethel, John
Mathewson, James Mathewson.
Will Fight the Tru.ti.
St. Louis, April 20. M. C. Wet
more, who was forced to sell his shares
in the Liggett-Myers Tobacco Com
pany by the trust, today called to
gether 3,000 employes of the company
and made a farewell address, in whioh
he said he dedicated iiis fortune and
life to fight trusts. Th9 men cheered
him to the echo, and all pressed for
ward to shake bands witli him. Wet
more wired W. J. Bryan that he would
aid him in any way he could in his
Japan Will Try to Beoure a Slice.
San Franaisoo. April 20. Among
the arrivals on Mie Coptic were Prince
Konoye, president of the Japanese
chamber of peers, who is on his way
around the world on a trip of inspec
tion and . investigation.
Prince Konoye says the Japanese are
determined to pieserve the integrity of
the Chinese empire, if possible, but in
case that there should be partition
there should fall to Japan a good share
of the country, so that it might be
opened under Japanese auspices.
The relations of bis country with
Russia were, he said, quite satisfactory.
St. Thomas. D. W. 1., 'April 20.
Fiie destroyed 150 houses at La Pointe
Apeter, Island of Ouadaloupe, hiBt
New York, April 19. The tem
porary superstucture of the big Willis
avenue, bridge, now being built over
the Harlem river, collapsed this after
noon, killing four men and seriously
injuring five, one of whom may die.
San Francisco, April 20. A Hono
lulu report says that Germany has
completed arrangements to purchase
the island of Kusaie, in the Carolines.
It has the finest harbor in the group,
and can accommodate 60 vessel.
General Faaaenger Agent Hefford, on
the Prosperity of the l'a
A Chicago dispatch says: George
(I. Ileffoid, general passenger agent of
the Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad,
has just returned from an extensive
lour of the Pacific coast. He reports
that NortlPucifio coast points are just
now expei leiicing a wonderful revival.
All industries are prospering to an un
precedented extent. The mining in
dustry is having a boom. Mineral de
posits in Washington, Oiegon and
Idaho, which were scratched over as
long ago as 1800, are now being sys
tematically workoit, and the richness
of their development is proving a genu
ine surprise. British Columbia's min
eiul resources are- also proving to be
practically inexhaustible. While min
ing industries are prospering 'agricul
tural interests are also nourishing, and
all classes are rejoining in phenomen
ally good times.. The low second-class
-.colonial rates put in effect, by the1
Great Notrthern railioad, has lesulted
in over 8,000 people Joing to that ter
ritory po fur this year, and the depart
ures from North Pacific towns for
Alaska number BOO per Week. North
ern California has had more abundant
rains this spring than fur a number of
years past, and these insure abundant
crops, so that the entire Pacific coast is
enjoying a pet iod of more than usual
Too Much Adulteration.
The state board cf horticulture de
sires to call the attention of the fruit
growers of Ofegon 'o the fact that a
large per cetnt of Paris green and other
arsenical preparations used in spraying
are so extensively adulterated as to
make them almost worthless. The
proportions recommended by the board
for the use of Paris green are based
upon at least a vurity of 75 per cent,
hence any that fulls below this should
be increased in quantity. We desire
also to call attention to the new law,
which provides that all dealers selling
spraying materials must provide a cer
tificate with all quantities sold over
one pound, specifying the pel cent of
purity of material sold. It is against
the law to sell these splaying mater
ials, without this certificate and it is a
violation of the law to sell material
that does not conform to the certificate.
If tiie fruit grower will insist on the
execution of this law, and notify the
hoard of any violations, they will save
great loss to themselves. State Board
of1 Horticulture, by Henry E. Dosch,
The Goldendale railroad committee
held a conference Saturday in Golden
dale. Before that body of Klickitat's
best citizens appeared President Lytle,
of the Columbia Southern, and his
chief engineer, A. E. Hammond. The
former submitted to the committee a
well-defined proposition to build a rail
road to Goldendale. The conditions
are not made public. Hon. Joseph
Kesbitt, acting chairman of the com
mittee. says the conditions are better
than expected, and he has no doubt
that Goldendale will have a railroad in
the near future. The railway survey
now in progress nr.a not been coiuplet
ed, and the committee is powerless to
act in the matter of acquiring the right
of way, which is one of the conditions
of the proposition.
An Arbitrary Itullng.
A recent ruling of the gold commis
sinner at Atlin is the source of consid
erable comment. The ruling provides
that all miners in the CiiBsiar mining
district who have free miners' certifi
cates and who have located olaims
must appear and file with the gold
commissioner before Apiil 21 an am
davit that they are the, original looa
tors of their claims. Many of these
original locators are absent, and cannot
return in time to make the required
Kleh Hatchery on the Chllukwekuk
Private enterprise will establish a
fish hatohery on the ' Chilukweknk
river, in Amerioun territory, the fiBh
stream that Fish Commissioner A. O.
Little sought to have selected by the
state and federal governments as a
butchery site. Prominent fishing in
forests have been impressed with the
'lueticahility of the site, and will
build a hatchery and then turn it over
the state for operation. The river is
a tributary of the Frasor.
Fo Gray's Marbor.
Within the next mouth, according
to 'the positive statement of G. W,
Antrim, of the firm of Conkling & An
trim, shipping merchants, of San Fran
cisco, another line of Bteaniers will be
plying between that city and Portland,
and which .will letuin via Gray's har
bor, making a new and direct line of
water transportation between this
metropolis and the pilnclpai bay and
port of Western Washington, south of
New Paint Factory.
W. .T. Pendray, owner of the vine
gar, soap and box factory at Viotoria,
B. C, has in connection with W. T.
Andrews, late manager of the Canada
Paint Company, organized the British
America Paint Company, and will
manufacture paints and varnishes to
supply the Pacific NorthweBt trade.
W. II. Evans is the new manager at
Victoria of the Canada Paint Company.
From Kotzehue Sound.
W. J. Dodson, a mail carrier, com
monly known as "Windy Jim," has
arrived in Seattle from St. Michaels,
which place he left last November.
Dodson visited all the mining camps
on the Yukon, collecting and distrib
uting letters. He brings the first news
received this winter from Kotzebue
sound. It is to the effect that many
prospectors are leaving that country
and making their way overland to tht
Oregon -Beef In Demand.
, Pevwral weeks ago the prices of beef
ituie put up to a very high notch by
the California dealers, and the inform
ation is given nut that pi ices will re
main alarmingly high for the next two
rears. Butchers explain that the high
prices are caused now from the fact
that there was a great scarcity of feed
for cattle and sheep last year, and that
now, although there is every indication
that there will he an abundanoo of feed
in the ranges, it is a most difficult
matter to get stock for the butchers'
blocks. It is admitted that there is
plenty of stock in Nevada, Oregon and
Washington, but it is said that the
jwneis have combined and agreed not
to place any cattle or sheep on the
market for over a year, calculating
lhat there will be a much greater rise,
which will, most ussuredly, bring
them in riches.
1hiii Acrnee t'tilHii It.iver.
The dam across tho Chelan ri ver has
been completed, except for minor de
tails, which will be added after the
usual spring high water. The dam is .
si constructed as to hold the waters of
the lake at a level which will permit
lake steamers to land a mile and a half
below present landings. Two previous
attempts to construct such a dam were
An Irrigation Ditch.
Preparations are belli.' -ade to begin
the pielimiuary survey of a 100-mile
irrigation ditch to be brought out ot
Rogue rivet near Grant's Pass. . The
1 i toll will he 13 feet on top, 8 feet on
the bottom and 6 feet in depth, esti
mated to carry 10,000 miners' inches.
Candidate for Pitcher.
Ilnrrv Smith, a well known TacomA
athlete, is attaining distinction in the
East. According to the Boston Her
ald, theie are 12 candidates foi the
nitclier'H nosition at Harvard, one of
them being a Washington boy named.
Smith, attending the dental school.
PACIFIC COAST TRADE.
Wheat Wallu Walla, 69c; Valley,
60c; Bloestom, Olo per bushel.
Flour Best grades, $3.20; graham,
$2.05; superfine, $2.15 per barrel.
Outs Choice white, 4U44c; choics
gray, 4143o per bushel.
Barley Feed barley, $33.00; brew
ing, $23.00 per ton.
Millstuffs Bran, $17 per ton; mid
dlings, $23; shorts, $18; chop, $16.00
Hay Timothy, $89; clover. $1
8; Oregon wild hay, $0 per ton.
Butter Fancy creamery, 4045o;
seconds, 8540o; dairy, 8086o store, '
Poultry Chickens, mixed, $34
per dozen; lieiiB, $4.005.00; springs,
$1.253; geese, $0.00(37. 00 for old.
$4.60S for young; ducks, $5,009
6.60 per dozen; turkeys, live, 15(3
16c per pound.
Potatoes $1 1.10 per sack; sweets,
2c per pound.
Vegetables Beets, 90c; turnips, 75
per sack; garlic, 7o per pound; cab
bage, $1 1.25 per 100 pounds; cauli
flower, 7 oo per dozen; parsnips, 75c
per suck; beans, 8c per pound; celery,
70 75c per dozen; cucumbers, 50o pei
box; peas, 83o per pound.
Onions Oregon, 6075o per sack.
Hops 15ail7u; 1897 crop, 46o.
Wool Valley, 100 13a per pound;
Eastern Oregon, 813c; mohair,
20c per pound.
Mutton Gross, best sheep, wetheri
and ewes, 4o; dressed mutton, 7c;
spring lambs, 7lac per lb.
HogB Gross, choice heavy, $4.60;
light and feeders, $3.603.00; dressed,
$6. 00O6.00 per 100 pounds.
Beef GrosB, top steers, 4.00$4.50;
cows, $3.60(38.00; dressed beef,
6 6 fc per pound.
Veal Large, 6 (37c; small, 7i8c
Onions, 80o$ 1.10 per 100 pounds.
Beets, per sack, $11 25.
Turnips, per sack, 5075c.
Carrots, per suck, 76c.
Parsnips, per sack, 85o$l.
Cauliflower, $1.00 per doz.
Cabbage, native and California
,3.(10 per 100 pounds.
Apples, 00c (S$l per box.
Pears, 60c $ 1.60 per box.
Prunes, 50o per box.
Butter Creamery, 23o per pound;
Jairy and ranch, 12(3 18c per pound.
Cheese Native, 18c.
Poultry Old hens, 16c per pound;
spring chickens, 14u; turkeys, 16c.
Fresh meats Choice dressed heel
steers, prime, 8gc; cows, prime,
8c; mutton, 0c; pork, 7o;veal, 810o.
Wheat Feed wiieut, $20.
Outs Choice, per ton, $26.60.
Hay Puget Sound mixed, $7.00 d
8; choice Eastern Washington tim
Corn Whole. $33.60; cracked, $24;
feed meal, $24.00.
Barley Rolled or ground, per ton.
25 20; whole, $24.
Flour Patent, per barrel, $3.86;
straights, $3.10; California brands,
$3.25; buckwheat flour, $3.60; graham,
per barrel, $3.60; whole wheat flour,
$3.75; rye flour, $4.60.
Millstuffs Bran, per ton, $15;
shorts, per ton, $16.
Feed Chopped feed, $2122 pet
ton; middlings, per ton, $22; oil cake
meal, per tun, $35.
San Franoiioo Market.
Wool Hnrinir Nevada. 0(3120 ner
round: Oreiron. Eustern. 10(il3o: Val
ley, 15 17c; Noitbern, 8 10c.
Millstuffe Middling. $18(921.60:
bran, $15.6016.60 per ton.
Onions Silverskin,50(390cper saclr
Hiitrr Fnfrv nrnnninrv. 17(3180!
do seconds, 1017c; fanoy dairy, 15o;
ao seconds, 11(3 Uc per pouna.
Kggs Store, 15a; fancy raDOtv
Hops 1893 croo. 16n-