The Hood River sun. (Hood River, Wasco County, Oregon) 1899-19??, October 12, 1899, Image 1

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NO. 3.
President..'..... - ...William McKinley
Vice-President.- ....... (iarrett A. Hobart
Secretary of State John Hay
Secretarv of Treasury Lyman J. Gaire
Secretary of Interior...., Cornelius N. Bliss
secretary ot war jvuuu raw
Secretary of Navy ;...John D. Long
Postmaster-General .......,....james A. Gary
Attornev-General John W. GrlKKS
Secretary of Agriculture ......James Wilson
. 1 .i.......... ...Geo. W. McBride
Senators J ; . Joseph Simon
Congressmen.. jiiiZtfnosrr Tongue
Attorney-General D. K. N. Blackburn
Governor T. T. Geer
Secretary of State F. I. Dunbar
Treasurer.. C. 8. Moor
Printer...... ,..W.'H. Leeds
' Supt. of Public Instruction........!. H. Ackerman
C. E. Wolverton
Supreme Judges .....F. A. Moore
( R. 8. Bean
Circuit Judtre W. L. Bradshaw
Prosecuting Attorney .....A. A. Jayne
" c.. K. B. Dufur
cu" """" ) John Michell
Renresentative : ..J. W. Morton
Judge........... Robert Mays
Commissioners j "."""".NfcEvans
County Clerk A. M.elsay
Sheriff..;..,......., ., Robert Kelly
Treasurer ;:...C. L. Phillips
Assessor W. H. Whipple
School Superintendent C. L. Gilbert
Surveyor J. B. Grolt
Coroner W. H. Butts
Jrtstice of Peace George T. Prather
Constable.......?. .......E. S. Ollnger
: , r. . r COUNTY COURT..
The County Court of Wasco county meets on
the first Mondays in January, March, May,
July, September ana jiovemDer. -
Clrnnit Court of Wasco county meets on the
third Mondays in February, May ud-Kovem-
Mavnr ... '". j ........E. L. Smith
.... . f ..C.A.Bell
1 P. F. Bradford. Sr.
Counoilmen I William Yates
j; H. mites
" l ... .J. H. Ferguson
Reoorder J. R. Nlckelsen
TrsHsnrer Geortre P. Crowell
Marshal ....... E. S. Ollnger
OFFICES. .. ,- ; ,
Receiver... .,
,.",", .......................Jay P. Lucas
uus raiiersoii
. .vr'. R "Dunbar
.L. B. Clough
:.:.John M. Hill
Thomas Masgrove
,..; ;. ..........C. B. Moores
William Galloway
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SPOKANE, ' r-'
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AND . - .
Ocean Steamers Leave Portland Every 5 Days
Steamers Monthly! from Portland to
Yokohama 'and Hong Kong, via the
Northern Pacific Steamship Co.) in con
nection with the 0, R, & N. .
For full Information call on O. R. 4 N. nent,
E. B. CLARK, Hood River, or address
-. - General Passenger' Agent, Portland, Or.
O. It. & N. Time Table for Httod Elver
No.4.. 4:S7p.m.
No. 2 10:42 p. m
Way freight.. 2:45 p. m
No. 8. 6:67 a. m.
No. 1 4:00 p. ni.
Way freight!0:25 a. m.
f E. B. CLARK, Agent.. '
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" Steamers Dally '(Except Sunday) Between ;
Portland, Cascade Locks, Stevenson,
Sprague, White Salmon, HOOD
RIVER and The Dalles. .
THE DALLES OFFICE: First and Court 8ta.
- General Agent,
- The Dalles, Or.
Due at Hood River, eastbound, 4 p.m.: west
bound, 9:30 a. m.
- Leaves Portland at 7 a m. j Leaves The Dalles
at 7 :U0 a. m.
The mail arrives from Mt. Hood at 10 o'clock
a. m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; departB the
same days at noon.
For Chenoweth, leaves at 8 a. m. Tuesdays,
Thursdavs and Saturdays; arrives at 6 p. m.
For White Salmon (Wash.) leaves daily at 6:46
a. m.s arrives at 7:15 p. m. -
Krom-White Salmon leaves for Fulda, Gilmer,
Trout Lake and Glenwood Mondays. Wednes
days and Fridays.
ForBingen (Wash.) leaves, at 5:45 p. m.; ar
rives at 2 p. m.
to the' '
k$S$& ,Regujat()T
Line.... -
From All Parts of the New
, World and the Old. :
Comprehensive Review of the Import
ant Happenings of the Fast 'Week
Culled From the Telegraph Columns
' St. Paul plumbers are on a strike
;- Emperor Francis . Joseph has ap
proved the new -Austrian cabinet. u
William Waldorf Astor paid h if
taxes in New York, amounting to nearly
half a million, f f : ; . -r ; I 1 1
Brigadier-General Eaganhas decided
to appeal his case- to congress and
hopes to secure vindication," .
. The British goyernment hag placed a
large order for canned meat and tinned
fruit with one of Chicago's packing
concerns. . : , '
A party of American soldiers were
ambushed by Filipinos. , A signal eer
geant was killed ' and two other Ameri
cans were wounded. . ' ' . '
Joseph Kirk, the town marshal ot
Inez, Ky., .was shot by a , desperado.
A posse have gone to the mountains af
ter the murderer. "---'-:; - :
, As the result of a severe electrical
storm 'on North hear.h. WaflMnctnii.
the house of the life-saving crew was
damaged by a thunderbolt.
Two masked men stopped the Shef
tela stage near Ouray, (Jolo., and took
the mail, but Overlooked a box con
taining $12,000 in gold.
' Indianapolis is carrying back to the
South the Confederate flag, which her
soldiers captured from the Ferry, Tex.,
rangers during the civil war.
A writ ;of habeas - corpus has been
granted to Captain Parker, found guilty
of misappropriating : funds, and who
had been sentenced to imprisonment. ,
' The Venezuela boundary ' award is a
compromise. Some of Great Britain's
claims are disallowed.? Her-., frontier
will start at the Waini river. The
award was unanimous. ::t . ...
' The first race of the America cup
series resulted in a fiasco. Time limit
was five hours and neither boat finish
ed in this time. ? Excursion boats in
terfered badly with the racers.- - -: .
The sword awarded by congress was
presented to Admiral Dewey by Presi-.
dent McKinley. ; - The address - was
made by Secretary Long. The admiral
responded by saying . that he .now had
proof that republics are not ungrateful.
? The Warren liner Bay ' State',- from
Liverpool for - Boston, is ashore near
Cape Eace, N. F., and will likely prove
a total wreck."" Her crew and a num
ber of passengers ' are adrift in boats
which are' lost in the fog.'" One boat
reached Cape Fuller.
,. Pasteur -methods are ' subduing ; the
plague in Portugal.. : ; i . ,
New York is jammed with strangers
to see the international yacht races.
; There is talk in" Japan of a triple al
liance between Japan, China and Corea.
Sir Thmoas Lipton has been invited
to attend the Chicago corner stone laying..:-
; ' ,:.
' The empress dowager of China, it is
aid, has determined to depose the em
peror of Japan. V ' !' ' " ' ; ";' .!
Fifteen men,-with knives, revolvers
rod clubs engaged in a street . brawl
In Chicago and one man was killed, .
Japanese laquers have been found by
t, German chemist to be the most effec
tive protectors of iron and steel from
rust. s -1- :
Captain Albert -Barker, 5 who took
the battleship Oregon from New York
to Manila, will take command of the
Norfolk navy-yard. ' v . -- . .
' In the event bf war the British ex
pect early reverses in . South Africa.
The government is blamed for having
delayed sending reinforcements. -to ths
Cape. . : - X';';-': -' - :
Gen. Otis says ' the insurgents ' are
maneuvering solely to gain recognition.
He has told Aguinaldo's envoys that
the only thing- the United ; States, wili
consider is a white flag." ' ;T
' A "paddle r steamer - en route - from
II )ng Kong to Manila foundered and
seven of the crew were drowned." The
d isaster is said to have been due to tie
rivages of the white rat."-
President McKinley ..has determined
to urge again npon - congress- the au
thorization of ' a ' trans-Paciflo cable,
and when that body-meets will be able
to show the practioablity of such a
route by a naval survey.
A crook arrested, at Knoxville, Tenn.,
has offered to reveal . the hiding place
of the timepiece stolen from ex-President
Harrison - some - time 'ago.' It is
worth more than $1,000 and was pre
sented to Mr. Harrison by the senators
on his retiring from office.
At ' Muncie, Ind.,-Francis Stoker, a
veteran of the civil war, "dropped dead
from apoplexy. His son, Everett, now
coming home from the Phiippines, ' Will
learn of his father's - death and that of
his betrothed, Miss Edna Fogel, . at
Chicago, simultaneously. '" ' . v ' - '
Not one drop of intoxicating liquor
is allowed to be sold at any of the mil
itary camps of Canada. -
- At 76 years of age Judge Jackson, of
the . United States district court for
West Virginia, is still active onL the
bench. ' He was appointed by Lincoln.
-According to the books of the New
York police department the receipts of
the burglars and ' highwaymen of that
city for the paBt 18 months have been
a little rising of $3,500,000.
.'Admiral Dewey will receive a $1,000
patch from the municipality of Boston
The city will spend $12,500 giving
the admiral a welcome.
: The Marquette Club, of Chicago, en
tertained President McKinley at . a
banquet in the Auditorium Saturday
night.'' Thirty-five hundred guests were
present. ;! ; '
. According to the Sebastopol corre
spondent of the Daily Graphic, the
Russian naval credit for 1900 amounts
to the ernomous total of 87,500,000
rubles. (Vi ; . .
: The Paris correspondent of the Daily
Mail says: I learn that Germany is
about to hand over documents which
will lead to the quashing of the Drey
fus verdict. - .. - . ' ,.'
The Thirteenth Minnesota regiment,
returning home from the Philippines,
was royally entertained in Portland.
The regiment remained over night and
attended the exposition.
, The Spanish government has sold
the Havana floating dock for $600,000
to a syndicate of Vera Cruz merchants.
Several - New York . firms have been
asked for terms for conveying the dock
to., Vera Cruz. ,. -1 . ;
; Admiral Dewey has chosen J. W,
Crawford as bis official secretary. Mr.
Crawford is an employe in the office
bf the judge-advocate-general of the
navy. He will hold the rank of lieu
tenant in the navy. . r
rVNear Chicago fiver persons were in
jured in a collision bewteen a Haw
thorne race track train on the Illinois
Central, and a freight engine ' which
stood upon , a siding, the switch of
which had been left open, ; ', . v :
'-. Don Emanuel Aspiroz, Mexican am
bassador to the United States, and the
first of the distinguished guests whom
Chicago has arranged to entertain dur
ing the fall festival, has .arrived in the
windy city from Washington. '. . : .;
; The third, attempt, to. sail the first
race beteen the Columbia and Sham
rock, which took place Saturday,
proved a failure) the wind giving out
when the yachts were five miles from the
finish. When the race was abandoned
the Columbia was slightly , in the lead.
I A petition to President McKinley,
urging the friendly services of the Uni
ted States in mediation between Great
Britain and the republics of the Trans
vaal and the Orange Free State, has
received the signatures of more than
400 representative men, inoluding 80
odd presidents of colleges) 50 church
dignataries, governors of states, may
ors of cities, justioes "of the United
States and state courts, senators,- con
gressmen, editors and others conspicu
ous in. public matters, the professions
and commerce.
The Thirty-fifth infantry has sailed
from Portland direct for Manila. -
rA Chicago lat-catcher is reputed to
make $6,000 a year at the business. :
; Admiral Dewey at his own request
haB been formally - destached from the
Olympia. .. r--.- .,
' . The United States revenue cutter
McCulloch, formerly dispatch boat of
Dewey's fleet has arrived in Portland,
Oregon. ;.T . .., .... ..' , -t
! - President Andrade is said to have
given, up. the struggle in Venezuela and
to have engaged passage on a steamer
Bailing for New York. - .- -
I Agents of the British government are
now in this country picking up horses
and mules by the hundred, and arrang
ing for speedy shipment. -jj
! Shipping men fear that disaster hai
befallen the Cyrus Wakefield, a month
overdue" at San Francisco, f- Five pei
cent reinsurance has been paid on her.
: General Otis reports progress of the
war, in.the? Philippines. .'. A' robber
band operating in the western portion
of the island of Negros has been exter
minated. '-"
' Western roads are consdering a prop
osition to discontinue the practice of
granting . reduced rates to officers of
volunteer regiments returning from the
Philippines. -rr":' "
y The Pacific Biscuit Company, other
wise known as. the cracker trust, has
been fully organized and is now doing
the bulk ei the cracker and candy busi
ness of this coast.
j The president is said to favor a de
partment of industry and commerce to
be represented in the cabinet.1, It is
being urged by ' the : Business Men's
League, of Chicago. - - ; ' "
1 The big ship Edward Sewall, with a
carrying capacity of 16,000 tons nas
been launched at Bath, Me. . She will
engage in the grain . trade between San
Francisco and -Liverpool. .
A Pretoria dispatch quotes "Oom
Paul" Kruger : as saying: "Bullets
came by thousands at the time of the
Jameson raid, but the burghers were
untouched."' Over oue" hundred: were
killed on the other ; side, showing that
the Lord directed our . bullets. The
Lord rules the world." ,
The patent issued to James E. Low
for a certain kind of crown and bridge
work in dentistry has been held valid
by the United States circuit . court for
the southern district of New York.
This patent has been .the cause of an
immense amount of litigtaion,. and it
is said that nearly every dentist in the
country has used the crown and bridge
WOrk.. , ..'.',, - , .r
The American Jewish year book, just
issued, estimates the Jewish popula
tion of the United States at 1,043,800.
A Toledo (O.) wheel 'manufactory is
filling an order for five bicycles for the
children of the king of Siam.
The University of California will
erect a monument c" college camp
us to the collegir
front in the '
abandoned '
Every Preparation for War
, in South Africa.
Orders for the Reassembling of Parlia
mentEvery Wheel of Government
- Machinery iu Motion.
- - t -.
. London, Oct. 9. Whatever may be
the result of Great Britain's contro
versy with the South African republic,
every department of the government
today is as busy as though actual hos
tilities had begun. The electric flash
that announced the mobilization of the
army reserves and the summoning of
parliament, set every wheel of the gov
ernment machinery in . motion. An
hour after the Gazette appeared, exe
cutive orders were being dispatched
from the war office to' every section of
the kingdom, and the 10,000 bulletins
which appeared posted throughout the
country today are said to have been
identical with the proclamation pre
pared for use had the Fashoda incident
required such a step.
' At the same time Lord Salisbury and
Mr. Balfour were issuing the necessary
orders for the reassembling of . parlia
ment, and the admiralty, was concen
trating its transports. So complete
were the preparations that 25,000 re
serves have already individualy received
coupon tickets which contain instruc
tions , .yyhere each man shall report for
railway transportation ' to the : place
designated, and a money order for three
shillings for proivisions en route.
-- At Woolwich today, it was asserted
that 95 per cent of the reserves would
be fully equipped within six days. ' In
the meantime, the members of the two
houses of ' parliament are arranging to
return to London, and a force of men
is busily engaged in completing the
improvements at Westminster. , : ,
The important .news from South
Africa comes from Mafeking, where
twice on Saturday the British camp
was aroused, the - men stood to their
arms, guns were limbered and patrols
were .dispatched in the direction of the
border. . No hostilities have occurred
as yet, but the enemy has moved prac
tically to the border, eight miles from.
Mafeking, in force, estimated at least
6,000, comprising . five commanders.
The garrisoning and fortifying of the
town are practically completed. The
streets are barricaded, and a perfect
system of mines has been laidv- - -
Two armored trains have arrived at
Mafeking, consisting of three bullet
proof cars, the first of which carries
a searchlight, while the rest of the cars
are loop-holed. Eaoh train is com
plete in itself and carries its own pro
visions. ' "
- Ho Way to Avert War."
' ' Southampton, Oct. 9. Sir St. John
Christopher Willouhby, who accompan
ied Dr. Jameson into the Transvaal in
1896, and who, for participating in the
raid, was sentenced to 10 months' im
prisonment, but was subsequently re
leased, was a passenger by the steamer
Mexican, which sailed for the Cape on
Saturday. . Mr. - Wessels, member of
the Cape assembly for Vryburgh, was
also a passenger by the Mexican. . In
the course of an interview,. Mr. Wessels
declared that he saw. no -way to avert
war between - Great Britain and the
Transvaal, and, if not long, it would be
terribly severe. He believed it -would
be impossible to - restrain the younger
Dutch residents of Cape Colony, with
whom blood 'would prove thicker than
water, " The Boers, said Mr. Wessels,
were hemmed in, and 'would fight des
perately, and trouble might be ' ex
pected with the natives. - '
The Barbaric Act of a Polish Woman
' ;; at- Bucoda.
Seattle. Oct. 9. A special from Bu
coda says: . A most deliberate and bar
baric attempt at sucide occurred at this
place yesterday. -" Mrs. Leo Prabuski, a
Polish woman, became angered at
some little domestic occurrence and
determined to do away with her life.
She procured an ordinary hatpin six
inches long and drove the pin into her
stomach ' through the naveL Pressing
hard against the pin, she drove it until
it could go no farther, as it had lodged
in the spine. Then, with the intention
of forcing the pin out at the back, she
procured a rusty darning needle and
drove this into what she thought was
the hole made by the hat pin. - Not
until 12 o'clock last night did she tell
any one what she had done. V"
Today Mrs. Prabuski repented of her
act, and accompanied the Bucoda phy
sioian to this city, where Dr. Bedpath
removed the pin and needle. Dr. Bed
path thinks she will live. : She is 48
years old and has 19 children, five of
whom are living.
Biggest Corn Crop In History.
Chicago, Oct. 9. "This years' corn
crop will be one of the largest in our
history," said Secretary of Agriculture
Wilson today. ."The total yield as
estimated will be between 2,800,000,-
000 and 2,500,000,000 bushels. The
high prices offered for meats will in
cline the farmers to use their crop for
feeding purposes."
i :i'-K Two Through Trains. ? , .
Portland, Oct. 9. Commencing Sun
day, October 15, the Southern Pacific
Company will put on another through
train between Portland and San Fran
cisco. The new train will leave here
at 8:80 A. M. and arrive in San Fran
cisco, 8:15 P. M. . 4,.Northbonfi -train
Insurgent Officers of Nicaragua Court-
, . Martlaled.
Managua, Nicaragua, Oct. 7. The
oourt-martial which was in session here
for several months trying, in the ab
sence of most of them, the chiefs of the
revolutionary movement which began
In February at Bluefields, has pro
claimed its decision. General Pablo
Reyes and two or thiee other insurgent
officers who escaped from Nicaragua,
are condemned to suffer the extreme
penalty of the law, which is death
Only one of the prominent leaders was
captured. He is now in the peniten
tiary. No public accusation was made
in these cases nor is any reason offered
for the arrests. The sensation is all
the greater because there have been no
indications of an uprising against Presi
dent Zelaya since last February.
Such lawless acts as the government
is committing in this regard, acts
usually at the expense of members oi
the party not in power, tend to check
the reviving activity and again to im
pair credit. Except for such arrests,
however, and the impressment into hei
army, matters ase fairly quiet.
Dangers of Whalehunting.
: San Francisco, Oct. 7. The officers
ofthe whaler Belagu tell of the terrible
fate of Oscar Huschenbett, a sail 01, in
the Arctic On August 26, 1898, the
boats '- were lowered for an enormous
Whale. " Just after a harpoon had been
fixed in the whale's side and he had
started off at tremendous speed, Hus
chenbett stepped carelessly into . the
rope's bight. A. loop caught his leg
and he was drawn into the water. In
passing out of the boat the body of the
man hurled itself -: against Third Mate
Nikito and one of the crew, knocking
both overboard. The mate scrambled
up and slashed the rope into with his
knife. ' Then began a chase for the
whale and the body of the man. For
three hours the monster raced and sank
to the bottom before he could be lanced
and the sailors' body recovered.
Will Sail From Portland.
, Washington, Oct... 7. The Thirty
ninth sure, and possibly the Forty-fifth
volunteers, will sail from Portland.
Orders were issued today to Colonel
Bullard, commanding the two battal
ions of the Thirty-ninth, at Fort Cook,
Neb., to go to Vancouver barracks foi
the purpose of sailing to the Philip
pine islands by way t of Portland.
No orders have been yet issued for the
Forty-fifth, but there are good indica
tions that this regiment will also ren
dezvous . at Vancouver and sail from
Portland. The determination of Sec
retary ' Root to give Portland a fail
show of the business to which it is en
titled by its location seems to have per
meated the San Francisco authorities,
and even General Shafter has now re
commended that the Thirty-ninth sail
from Porltand, and so strongly that it
is believed he will include the Forty
fifth as well. ; " :- ''.'.-' '
..-' . ' Venezuela Not Satisfied.
Paris, Oct. 7. Senor Rojas, the
Venezuelan agent here, in the course oi
an interview, said: ' " -.'-"' ' --
"The award was not what I hoped,
but we must make , the best of it.
What can you expect in a contest be
tween an elephant and an ant? . One
thing will result from it. America
will accept no more arbitrations with
Europe. You will see America laid
down a fresh international code, which
she will apply to the Old World whether
the latter likes it or not. The South
American states, including Brazil,
will rally around the United States for
the purpose of effecting an economic
union. "YVe shall try to establish a
monetary union on the basis of the gold
standard. These projects need not im
ply a hostile attitude toward Europe,
but it must be borne in mind that
Europe stands in much greater need oJ
us than we of her." .,
,1 To Represent Pacific States. ..; ."i
San Francisco, Oct. 7. The . San
Francisco board of trade sent the fol
loing telegram to President McKinley
tonight: ... -. ; v - 1
"The board of trade of San Francisco
earnestly asks your . consideration for
the large amd important interests west
of the Rocky mountains by appointing
a representative from . California for
the Pacific coast, to fill the vacancy ex
isting - in the interstate commerce com
mission.".; - " 'i V'-'---; 't :-- "j
Gift of the Crocker Estate.
San Francisoo, Oct: 7. The Crocker
Estate Company, which is composed of
the heirs of the late Charles Crocker,
one of the builders of the Central Pa
cifio railroad, has made a gift to the
employes of the Southern Pacific rail
road of the Crocker homestead at Sac
ramento to be- used as a hospital for
Southern Pacifio employes. - ' -r
Very soon a general schedule for the
enumeration of live stock will be put
forth, in a tentative form, by Statis
tician Powers of the census office, foi
discussion, and, if necessary, correc
tion. ' The count will be made June 1,
1900, in order to permit harmonjous
comparisons with . the count of live
stock in 1890, which is recorded as of
June 1. ' -
r Burned at Her Dock.
New York, Oct. 7. The Mallory
steamer Leona was burned and sunk at
her wharf in East river tonight. The
cargo, consisting of tobacco and 8,000
bales of cotton, and valued at $250,000
to $300,000 is a total loss, and the
boat is little better than a wreck.
- British Steamer Wrecked. '
Santa Monica, Cal., Oct. 7. Cap
tain Bowen, of the ship Arctic Stream,
from Hamburg, reports that on Au
gust 11, while off Staten island, near
the Straits of Magellan, he saw the
British ship Gifford take men from an
open boat. By signaling he learned
wa tbaGiffi"I that she had rescued
Mr. Watson the crew of the Brit-
iardware aetn, which had been
metal box - thaod several days
Portland an Interesting City
to Visit.
The Great Fair Opened September 88
and Will Bun Afternoon and Even
ing to October 88. .
The Oregon Industrial Exposition,
which is now in full blast at Portland,
is the most successful enterprise of its
kind ever held in the Northwest.
Everything about it " is on a grand
scale, as well it may be, for no ex
pense has been spared" to make every
thing connected with it first-class in
every respect. . To accomplish this re
sult it was necessary to invest $12,000
as a starter, and this amount was
quickly forthcoming. : The enterprising
business men of Portland went down
into their pockets and produced the
cash, for they recognize the fact that
the fair is a great object-lesson, an
educator, and instructor an enterprise
that benefits the entire Northwest.
The products of every section of the
Northwest are freely given place in the
exposition at Portland, and the mines,
farms, fields, factories, forests and fish
eries all make" a grand showing, and
there are grains and grasses that any
part of the world may be well proud of.
Colonel H.C.Dosch, Col. R C. Judson
and Louis M. Spiegl have collected to
gether ' and have on exhibition thou
sands of specimens of grains and grasses
and fruits and vegetables raised in the
Northwest, all of which make a splen
did showing for this rich region.
Among the many things seen at the
exposition in Portland may be men
tioned the mining exhibit. Tons of
ore, all showing just where it came
from and its value is shown, having
been collected by J. P. Marshall, and
there is a reproduction of a quartz
mine,-with its big timbers, shafts and
tunnels, built by J. F, Batchelder, of
the Portland Railway Co., who is a
practical mining engineer.. ...... ...
In a large illuminated cave is a com
plete fish hatchery, in which young sal
mon may be plainly seen in all stages
of hatching -out, and there is a full
grown Royal Chinook salmon 1 always
on exhibition. .'
; There are a great many sights to see
at the exposition. The ' realistic re
production of Multnomah falls is worth
going miles to enjoy, and it is a great
success.- The . real water, with the
whole of Bull Run river behind it, falls
80 feet; and the rustic bridge is there
for the people to cross, and the sylvan
pools, and ferns and mosses and big,
live fir trees. The falls are attracting
great crowds and will run all the time
to the closing, October 28. - -,
Portland is a very attractive city to
visit, and it has such a splendid street
car system- that the stranger can see
the business section, the attractive
homes and the splendid suburbs all on
a single 5 cent fare, while comfortably
seated in open eleotrio cars.T: Two car
lines pass the door of the great exposi
tion building, in which the great fair
of the Northwest is held the City &
Suburban line and the Washington
street line and all the stranger has to
do is to take a car which' is plainly
marked, "Direct to the Exposition."
The war! museum, which is under
the direct supervision of Captain E. S.
Edwards, Colonel D. M.Dunne and
General O. Summers, is a grand sight
to see. It was the carrying out of a
brilliant idea suggested by Dan Mo
Allen, one of Portland's most patriotio
and enterprising business men, and it
will be the means of adding many dol
lars to the fund being raised to the
Oregon volunteers who lost their lives
during the recent wars. -
- The immense exposition building at
Portland has been vastly improved in
every part of its interior," and is gay
with flags and bunting,, and at night
presents a scene of splendor rarely
equalled. It has 8,500 electric lights,
and presents a picture to be long re
membered. :
Estimates for the Navy. .
Washington, Oct. 9. Acting Secre
tary Allen has prepared the statement
of estimates which will be submitted to
congress for the maintenance of the
naval establishment for the next fiscal
year. ' These amount to $78,084,088,
which is an increase over the appropria
tion for the current year of $24,587,187.
Included in the increase for next
year are appropriations of $12,268,474
for public works and . navy-yards and
stations. . There is also an estimate ot
$2,021,000 for the new naval academy.
D'Arcos Praises Dewey. .
Boston, Oct. 9. The Spanish minis
ter, Duke D'Arcos, who has ,: just left
his house at Manchester, said with re
gard to the reception being given Ad
miral Dewey:
"It does not surprise me in the least.
Admiral Dewey is a brave and noble
man, and for the extraordinary service
he has rendered his country no honor
that can be shown him in return is too
great. He has aroused the admiration
of the whole world by the gallantry of
his conduct, and he would . be a small
man, indeed, who could not recognize
his merit and give free expression to
his admiration for Dewey's valor." -
' Big Liners Chartered.
New York, Oct. 9. The Tribune
says : . Surprise ana interest nave been
excited in shipping circles by the news
that within the. last three days some
85 vessels engaged in the trans-Atlantic
trade have been chartered by the Brit
ish government for periods of three
months . and upwards. Among the
ships chartered are a number belonging
to the big passenger and freight lines,
though the complete list is not known
at the offices of the lines in this city.
Natives of the New Hebrides Boasts a
Vancouver, B.- C, Oct. : 9. A re
markable story of cannibalism i was
brought to Sydney, ' Australia, a few
days before the sailing of the steamer
Aorangi to this port, by the French,
steamer Jeanette. The victim of the
display of savagery was a native of
Hawaii, named Amaru, who acted as
orderly to the immigration department
at Noumea, in the New Hebrides.
About six months ago Amaru mar
ried a native woman of Aoba, in the
New Hebrides group, and on passing
that island on the second day of the
voyage of the Jeanette to one of the
outlying islands, he decided to visit his
wife's tribe. -Accordingly the couple
were put off in a small boat, and it was
only a few weeks ago that the steamer
made a second call and learned their
fate. By mistake they had landed on
an unfriendly shore and were taken
The man was tied to a stake and his
torture begun. This consisted first in
allowing vicious jungle snakes from
which the poison fangs had been re
moved to attack the man's legs.
Then a fire was made at his feet and
his legs were horribly burned, though
the injury -was superficial so that the
victim would not die. under the treatment.-
Then he was made the target
for the spears of the tribesmen, who
finally killed him. He was torn to
pieces and placed over a fire with two
sheep. In fact, aocording to the story
he was eaten with the sheep.
In the meantime Amaru's wife had
been provided with another - husband.
The matter was reported to a British
man-of-war, but it is thought no action
has been taken.
General Grant's Command " Advanced
From Imus. .
Manila, Oct. 9. General Fred
Grant, with three companies of the
Fourth infantry, two companies of the
Fourteenth infantry and a band -of
icouts attached to the foraer regiment,
advanced from ' Imus ' this morning,
driving the insurgents from the entire
west bank of the Imus river. - Three
Americans were wounded.-.. It is esti
mated that 10 Filipinos were killed. ,
Companies C and H, with the scouts,
crossed the river at the big bend and
advanced westward ' in the direction of
the '. Binacayan'. road, the . insurgents
firing volleys, but retiring. ... Twenty
Filipinos were . discovered in trenches
at . the Binacayan church, about .mid
way between Bacoor and Cavite Viejo.
These were routed, six being killed.
Riley's battery of the Fifth artillery -
made an effective ' sortie about a mile
louth of Bacoor and shelled the west
bank of the river at close range.' That
bank is now held by the Americans.
'";''.' Heavy Loss of Mules. '
Washington, Oct. 9. A cable mes
sage from General Otis to the war de
partment brings . word of the loss of
Beveral hundred horses and mules on
the transport Siam. The message fol
lows: "Manila, Oct. 9. The steamer
Siam, which left San Francisco August
18 with 45 horses and 828 mules, en
countered a typhoon September 21 off
Northern Luzon, in .which all but 16 .
mules were lost. The animals were
killed by the pitching of the vessel and
the lack of air from the necessary clos
ing of the .hatches. There were no
casualties among the passengers.
It is stated at the quartermater's de
partment that the mules which were
lost on the Siam were trained pack
mules, which were considered the most
valuable sent to the Philippines. "
. Home in Washington for Dewey.
Washiagfcm, Oct. 9. Admiral
Dewey has elected to accept a house in
Washington already constucted, . in
stead of having one built for his occu
pation. The admiral was officially in
formed today of the purpose of the peo
ple of the United States to present him
with a home in Washington. He
frankly expressed his gratification at
the tender, which he immediately ac
cepted. He ' said had the proposed
home been the gift a few wealthy men
he should have felt indisposed to ac
cept it, but he noted that the fund had
over 43,000 subscribers, indicating that
it was to be really a gift of the Ameri
can people, and as such he would ac
cept it with as much pleasure as he
had the sword bestowed upon him by
congress. -. " " " ; ..
Washington Soldiers Decorated.
San Francisco, 1 Oct. ' 9. Governor
Rogers and several members of his
staff, besides a number of ladies, visited
the general hospital today in search of
any Washington men that might be
there, so they might decorate the suf
ferers with the state medal to be pre-;
sented to the men '-. of the regiment
when it has returned. There were six
Washington men in the hospital Nel
son Churchill,: Louis F. Brittson and C.
H. Hovey, of company Hi Robert E.
Bucklin, of company K, and Jesse Ar
nold and Robert T. Golden, of company
C. Golden was so ill with typhoid
that no one but the governor was al
lowed to see him, but the others were
all ready and anxious to see the dele
gation, and in each ward where there
was a Washington man quite a levee
was held. Governor Rogers himsef
decorated each man, at the Same time
acknowledging' his service in the name
of the state. , ,
Murdered His Former Wife.
Tacoma, Oct. 9. Albert Machod
was convicted today of murder in the
first degree, the jury being out but 10
minutes. His crime was the" murder
of his former wife, and was a most
brutal one. "
Held Up a Saloon.
Phoenix, Ariz., Oct. 9. Two masked
men held up the Palace saloon early
this morning and secured $245." They
have not yet been captured. They left
$2,000 in eight, -