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GKOOK . COUNTY JOURNAL
MITCHELL MONITOR VOL. VII. NO. 15.
PRINEVILLE, OREGON. THURSDAY, JANUARY lO. 1H1.
PRINKVHXE I.ODtiE, O. 76, A. F. A A. M. I
Meets in Masonic reroute on Saturday b- j
lure full moon of each month. j
T. M. Baldwin, W. M. j
J. X. WILLIAMSON, Secretary. !
j MefU Bpeotit) and fourth Thursday of each :
Bonu, in Jtaaonic temple.
Mw. t. M. Bauvwin, W. M.
UAVID r. API M SO J"i , WH",
f in Odd Fellow' hll evry $m.n.iav even-
ICtT. l. a. VjBKT. . la.
Chris Cohks, Secretary.
TCSA LODGK, NO. -x K. of P.-Mwtt in ;
Jj Odd Fellow hall every Wednesday even- ;
inv. AUnrothni wood tndiuir invited to :
attend. C. W. utiNS, C. C j
H. SrcHatL, K. of R. and S. . !
OCHOCO LODGK, SO. 101, A. O. t W. Meett I
in Odd Fellow hall on the second and 1
fourth fclocdaya ot each month.
W. DRAPER, M. W.
C. Corm, Recorder.
SrKBKAM 'I.ODGK, KO. K, I. of H. Meet
at Odd Fellow' ball everv Tuesdav even-
nr- Mrs. V w. 1.pr. Chief of Honor.
Mas. H. P. Bexjexj, Kec
PRINEVItLB CAMP, 'O. 216, WOOPMKN '
of World. Meets at Odd Fellows hall on
the first and third Thursday even into of each
moatn. M. A. Bull,
J. L. McCtxloct, Clerk.
TCMPER GROVB, KO. W. WOODMEN Cllt
J cle. Meets at Odd Fellows' hall every Fri
day evening. Mas. S. I. Bklknap.
Mim Mtnnic Crooks. Clerk.
Physician and Surgeon
Office in the rear of Belknap A Moore's j
J a HIDE, M. D.
Physician tod Sureoa.
Phone No. 2. Residence, in Sew
. naw'i Addition.
H. RC SO BERG, M. D.
PHTS1CUI IID SUEGEOI.
Call" answered promptly, day or night.
Office wi h If. V. Ueener." Resi
dence, lied by Hotel.
Ittomtj-al-Ui ud latarj Public
All bosinen promptlr and carefully at-;
tended to. Collecuona
rrlsnllte - O
lUomej and Counsellor H Lai
D. S, Commissioner.
Land Filinsrs and Final Proof, Given
ED. N. WHITE
Wines .. Liquors .. Cigars j
w 7. i
P ci r 14 n 1 1 c p R a r
VUly IIUUoU UCll
HENDERSON 4 POLLARD
Fine Wis, Lii
PRINEVILLE, OREGON. .
.s J. 0. GYRUS'
DEPUTY STOCK INSPECTORS
Notice is hereby given that I have
appointed the following named persons
iJepnty Stock iiispctors
J. r. Ci
. . . Hardin
Ernest Sherar. . .
E. Soarks.-. . . , .
V. JL 6mith
Rooe Knox ....
T. C. Swain.
J. S. Bogne.;
Alex Milntoeh. . .
Stock Inspector of Crook County.
You cannot aelt your good.
Unless you advertise them
Is the best medium in
A at A A
Headquarters for Stockmen
The KegalatoF Line
THE DALLES, PORTLAND &
ASTORIA NAVIGATION CO.
P (earners "REGULATOR" and "DALLES CITY" daily between The Dalle, and
Portland. Passenger and Freight Service.
PASSENGER SERVICE :
We olfer nnsnrrtassed Indaceinents to rasenfrers, ard repeat ful.T ollrlt their Tat
ronape. Our specialties are Comfort. Oulcd Tim nd liaur. Our i(frun
have been put -u thoroush repair, and facUitiea added for 1U comfort and aase, ol
PLEASURE : i
Too much cannot be aafd In favor of this line as a plea ore route. It Is almost enonrt
to cay that "U is down the Columbia." The coot inn breexes. ihe grand scenery, the
freedom from amok and dust, combine to make It a moat enlvjable trip. Try It.
w are at all times prepared to handle carerutlT freight of all kinds, with prompt
ness, w e hare a commodious a an-haue, where ihipmcntt can b laxaa car el un
til called toe. Wool aud wheat taiiuuenla apscially aoUcltsd.
Oor rate will always be tonnd as low as the lowest, aad al war. as low as Is possible
to m.ko tbem. Onr aim Is to eodraror to keep In line with our former ioltcy, and
n ate it in tact as well as name. "1HS RKUL L.ATOR LINK." Write lor rates and
Illustrated loi.ier. Purv-haw your ticaetaaad atalp your Ixelahteta the RtOL L-ATufi
Li ComssMndence aoilcited.
W. C. ALLAWAY, General Agent, Tlie Dalles, Or.
General Commission and
Z. F. MOODY
Still in Business at the
and Well-Known Stand
Adjoining R. R. Depot
The Dalles, Or.
Prompt attention will be paid to thoe
J. E. CAMPBELL, Proprietor.
Leaves Prinevi'.le at 6 a.
Saturday, connecting at Warm Springs with stage for The
DaIIt;s and way Pints-.
Leaves Warm Springs at 6 a. m. on Monday, Wednesday
and Friday, connecting at Prineville with stages to Burns,
Lakeview, and other points.
Through to The Dalles in DAYTIME. Fare. $7.50.
Round trip, $13.50. Good accommodations at all stations, and
Particular attention given
r t-1 v 1 1 11 -.1
irom 1 ne uaiies to rnnevine, 2 cents per pouna.
Stage, offices at Templeton & Son's, Prineville, and
Umatilla louse. The Dalles. -.'
The Prineville &. Shaniko
GEO. M. C0RXETT, Manager..
Leaves Slisniko at 6 P M. every day. and arrives in Prineville at 6 A. M
Leaves Prineville at 6 P. M. every day, and arrives in Shaniko in 12 hour.
Carries the U. 8. mail, passengers and express.
Connects at Prinevil'e with stages for Eastern arid Sonthern Oregou, Northern
California and interior point,. Also make, connection at Shaniko with train,
(or Portland and all Ea, ern points. , ,
Good aceommodation, along the road. We bave recently put on new thorough
race roaches, and now have the best equipped stage line in Eastern Oregon for
the accommodation of the traveling pnblic. , '
All persons wishing passage must way-bill at office, before taking passage;
-ith-rs will not be received. Express must be way-billed at the offices, or Stage
Company will not be responsible.
The Company will take no risk on money transmitted.
Particular attention given to delivering express matter at Prineville and
Southern point, in Oregon, and advance charge, will be paid by the company.
At Adamson At Winnek Co., in Prinville.
Has established its reputation as the MOST
COM MnniniTQ rc mvl-miknt
avki T a'ppt urvrt? t ; rv,a. r
JL A & A a - M lla a VSVIV VVUUkJi .
All Stage Lines.
who favor me with their patronage.
m. on Tuesday, Thursday and
to freight and express.
firas of the vycen
From All Parts of the New World
I and the Old.
l OF INTEREST TO OUR MANY READERS
i Comprehensive Review of the Important I V-
ptningj of the Past Week In a
! Condensed Form.
An armistice has been proclaimed at
Boers captnred a train near Rosmead
with 60 soldiers.
Another six-tiav hiovcle race has
been started in Boston.
Conqer reports China's acceptance !
ot the powers' demands.
The Washington Post advocates the j
Lewis and Clark centennial in 1905.
A severe cold wave is reported !
throughout the middle Western states.
More thap 46 tons of gold were re- I
reived at the Seattle assay oflice in ;
i The navy department has orderen the
gnuhoat Scorpion to La Guayra, Yen-
The Oregon supreme court decides
that the wife alone can convey estate !
In entirety. j
i Robber, got $450 from passengers
and mail and express in a British Co-
' lombia stage.
t.i- t r. i u i.i'
t The Taft commission has completed
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the municipal government bill for the
! Fire la Williamson. W Ya.. de-j
stroywd almost the entire town. The
ions is estimated a cia.uuu. , . . . , . ,
' ' ment, has been signed and the presi-
One person was burned to death and dents of Argentine and Chile have ex
anofher fatally injured by the explo- j changed friendly telegrams of congrat
ion of a kerosene lamp at Alleghany, ; elation.
j The war department has authorized
The new battleship Wisconsin has ' enlistments at Vancouver barracks,
en tormally turned over to the gov- i Washington, fur service in new regi
arnment at the L'nijn Iron Works, San meets to lie sent to the Philippine is
Francisco. j lands. Recruits will be sent to the
Amando Morales, a Mexican, ran ; ITesidio at San Francisco for assign
amuck at Morenci. Aria.. A constahle "n regiments.
attempted to arrest biin and in the' The steambip Thomas Brooks, with
; qdi atiiwu morales.
Henry S. Eastham .the only surviv-
, lag member of Commodore Perry
squadron, which opened the Japanese
- porta many years ago, died at his home
la Berkeley, Cat
A heavy explosion of gas occurred
' in the Hollenheck mine, at Wilkes'
i barre. Pa. Five hnudred men were
. at work and all got out safely, except
. two, who were badly burned,
i The British foreign office expevts a
renewal of toe modus vtvendi in New
I foundlaod, but believes It will H iu
: mediately followed by negot ttions
. with the view of 6nally settl.ug the
j dispute. j
The Scran ton street car strike has
i been called off. I
j The kaiser is contemplating a visit '
to the United States.
! Seattle has started a movement to
i suppress vice in that city. 1
I Soldiers may have to be called out
to quell a fued in Kentucky. ,
Coming Oregon Legislature will be
asked to fonnd normal school at Burns. ;
Edwin Bed for ie. a noted Kentucky ,
cattle breeder, is dead, aged 63 years. ,
According to advices from Da w sou
another rich strike baa been made i
near there. j
Many Loson insurgents hare been ,
raptured aa a result o( scouting by f
Kitchener reports that no progress is ! desperate, but unsuccessful attempt
being made against Boer iuavders ia ' to commit snicide by outting his throat.
Cape Colony. 1 a insane man. being conveyed from
The Boers captured tne British out-' Multnomah county to the Oregon state
posts at Helvetia, taking 200 prisoners asylum at i-alein. jumped from - mov
and killing 60. - 1 ing train, bruising himself about the
In an altercation over a game ol ! hed- 1' U thought be will recover,
cards, a Sooth Carolina sheriff and ' Famine in some of the provinces of
two other men met death. i China is becoming worse. The rice
The report that Germanv is negotiat- j ' ow,inB ln'fi,
ing to purchase the Daui-h Antilles U - failures, and canU.ali.m has
denied in official Denmark circles. I bkea ont- J.b8 -
The empress dowager will not be al-i
lowed to have anything to do with the .
naming of the new etiiperor of China. ;
Fire in Kansas City, Mo., for a time
threatened several business ' blocks.
hot was got under control with small
The United State, government hns
made an offer of 3.000.000 for the
Danish Antilles. This price is as high
a, the officials will go.
A bill will be introduced at tb,
cdtaaing seeion'of tb, Oregon legisla
ture to reduce the railroad fare from
4 to S cents per mile.
The Philippine aoramisvion has
added to the pending school bill a pro
vision . for the employment of 600
American teachers, at salaries ranging
irom $75 to $100 a month.
A train on the Henderson road was
wrecked two mile, east of Henderson,
Ky., and five persons seriously injured.
A coupling pin placed in tlio switch
frog apparently by weckers caused the
The way of the transgressor is hard
in modern times. The persona who
commit crimes are daily coiryng to
arief. Escape is less frequent than in
In New Zealand there exists a brass
nd whose members are whollv
mounted on bicvcles. Thin hanH
which is located at Christchurch. con.
sists of 10 players, ad these not mere
ly ride their bioyales to practice bnt
fulfill, engagements on the wheel. ' '
Manila has about 165,000 inhabit
ants. There is a smaller number ol
saloons there in proportion to the pop
ulation than in any city of similar size
in the United States.
Twenty one persons died in Massa
chusefts last year aged 100 years or
more. Sixteen of the 21 were women,
three of the 16 naver having been mar
ried. Eight of the 21 were born in
Ireland, three in Canada and three In
other foreign countries, leaving seven
native horn, six of whom were of Mas
saohusetts nativity. The oldest was
two months over 106 years.
The Britiah seoond-olaas cruiser Am
phion has arrived at Panama.
The envoys were surprised by the
prompt acceptance of the note.
A movement is on foot looking
toward Canadian independence.
Groat changes are said to be planned
for the O., M. & St. P. railway.
Russia, it is said, inspired the
charges of barbarity against German
Governor Geer aunoances the ap
pointment of Oregon's text book coin
mission. A Pii.oA.finac. a ..von.,, an nlVfll
v; .,,,,,.: , M,,,,hiirin
tk ..!..n,,l .-tmnt of Ore-
.(.,. ... .k. .!. .
700.000 cash on hand.
i. . mj .i,;v,
1 11 U tAMuniyvA. , i i . i . , .. .i . .. ..........
a large amount of specie from San
Francisco, has arrived at Manila.
Variety, of Enropeau prunes which
riuens two weeks earlier than present
crop is to be introduced in Oregon.
A bill will he introduced at the corn-
Ing Oreogn legislature makiug life iin-
prisoutnent the penalty for kidnaping.
It is undrestood that at the concla-
sion of opemtious in South Africa.
Lord Kitchener will become command-
er-in-chief iu India.
United States Consul Wildman. at
Hong Kong, has been granted a leave
of absence and will return to the
Pfited States immediately for the
heneht of his health.
Ihe Boer invasion of Cape Colony
hs not vet been stopped. On the
' . . . . ' . .
other hand the huruhers seem to be
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gaining grounl daily aud are at pres-
en( hal( way tQ tba Cjpe
jn d ,routier Bettle.
the Cuban otliciala on board, has ar-
rived at Port Antonio, Jamaica. The
officials will inquire into the British
methods of colonial government and
adopt the desirable features intu the
The assassin of Baron von Ketteler
was beheaded in Pekin.
Costa Rica is pleased by recognition
in the canal negotiations.
The Er.ush are nnable to check the
Boer invasion of CapeC olnny.
The foreign troops in China are well
ptepte.. i.i' liio Uttkf &u..4&.
The Kepublican caucus in Pennsyl-
vania selected Wuay for senator.
He United States training ship To
I. baa arrived at Tangier, Morrocco.
, The Earl of llopetoun was sworn in
aa first governor of Federated Aos
; Oregon, Washington and Alaska
have been formed into a life-saving
Fire in Seattle destroyed the city li
brary, containing 25,000 volumes and
vauled at $30,000.
The revenue cutter Perry will sail
. from Astoaria in search of overdue
Columbia river ships.
Pat Crowe, charged with the abudc
tion of young Cudahy, of Omaha, has
oeen captured iu South Dakota.
Edward Rice, an Idaho man, sen
tenced to death for murder, made a
sole to ao auytniug.
The final payment hns been made on
the Bald mountain group of mines in
Eastern Oregon, -near Baker City.
The purchase price was $50,000. The
new ownws are men of means, and
work on a large scale will commence
Ignatius Donnelly, politician and
author, died very suddenly at his home
aged TO vearn. Mr.
Donnelly was a candidate tor vice
president on the Middle-of'the-Road
Popoulist ticket at the recent general
. Notice, of a reduction in wages that
will affect about 4.000 men have been
posted at all of the bla-t furnaces in
the Mahoning and Shenango valleys,
Ohio. The base price is $1.90 per
day to bottom tillers and helpers, and
the notices state that after February 1
the base price will be $1.65. The re
duction w ill place the wages af the
furnace men on the same basis as iti
March, 1890. The employes refuse to
say now whether they nil! accept the
Health authorities, estimate that 10
per cent of the men who go to Cape
Nome never come back alive.
Over 800 of the leading German
goldsmiths met in Berlin
take Dart in. the celebration of the
; fourth ceuteunry of Beuveuuto'Celliufs
Electric fountains bave become very
popular, especially ' as attractions for
amusemeat parks. Iu England, espe
cially, they have lately been installed
in large numbers.
The revenue of New South Wales lor
Ootobjtr amounted to 910,108, an in
crease of 117,916 over that of October
The proposition of a floating machine
shop for the uae of the squadron in
various parts of the world is receiving
earnest atteniion. '
What is said to be the largest cargo
of coffee that has ever been received at
tne port of New lork was landed there
recently. One hundred aud one thou-
sand two hundred and sixty-soven
saoks arrived ou the Holt liue steamer
Cavour from Santos.
THE CAPt 5ITUATI0I1
British Authorities Actively Pre
paring for Defense.
GUNS LANDED FROM THE MONARCH
Invading Columns Arc Still Marching South
ward Kitchener's Conference With
Burghers Removes Anxiety.
London, Jan. 6. Advices from Cape
Town this morning are more hopeful,
owing to the active recruiting of local
forces in all quarters, and a better feel
ing prevails in London, based upon the
prospect of Lord Roberts takiDg the
reins at the war office.
From Sydney, N. 8. W., it is re
ported that there is quite a rush of
men there anxious to join the new
contingents, 5,000 having volunteered.
The reports of Lord Kitchener's con
ference tvitb the burgheis also tend,
to remove anxiety. According to the
Daily Express, Lord Kitchener baa
warned the mine owners that they
must not count upon military protec
tion. There is an unconfirmed report from
Cape Town that fighting baa occurred
SO miles north of Matjesfontein.
Preparations st Cape Town,
Cape Town, Jan. 6. The military
authorities are providing for all con
tingencies. It has been decided to
transfer the Boer pri-oners from the
camps to transports.
Farmers coming in from Carnarvon
describe the Boers as traveling in par
allel columns, with numerous flanking
parties sweeping the country on horses,
plundering loyalist, and carrying 08
everything eatable. It appears that
they are accompanied by strings of
packborses ligtly loaded. Coles berg
telegraphs that Eritsinger's com
mando ia crossing the Middelbers dis
trict, bnt is getting few if any recruits.
Here in Cape Town, such business
men aa ar, nnable to leave are organ
izing a town guard, composed of the
leading citizens. The commercial
companies have asked the mayor to
call a mas, meeting to mge the govern
ment to suppress district newspapers
aud to proclaim martial law.
The British battleship Monarch to
day landed men and guns to relieve
the troop, for service nor .hward. It
is believed that the gun, will be sent
np the country.
Five hundred citizens enlisted to
dsy. It ia hoped that the first batch
of mounted men will leave within
thiee days for Worcester. They are to
bold the passes of the Hex river to
protect the railway tunnel. The or
gaization is rough and ready, and not
rr 'ttVWt! o: Iarlll t
uniforms. Horses are scarce. Mx
thousand five hundred South African
irregulars have been recruited dnring
the last eight weeks.
The Boeri in the Transvaal have
been exceedingly active for the last
week or so. daily attacking trains,
convoys and isolated posts. In most
instances tney have been repulsed, and
the railways are now working mots
A commando is supposed to be in the
mountains dividing Middeltierg and
Graaf Reinet. but canuot be exactly
located. The inavders in the west,
who are expected at Frazerburg today,
have altered their course and are now
moving in the direction of Willison,
to the northwest. The British have
GEORGIA NEGRO LYNCHED.
Judge Refused to Protect Hint and Mob
Strung Hint Up.
Rome, Oa., Jan. 6. George Reed, a
negro, charged with an attempted as
sault upon Mrs. J. M. Locxlear. ol
this city, las' night, was hanged to a
tree today, after which bis body was
riddled with bullets by a mob of loO
men. Heed protested his innocence.
Much excitement prevailed throughout
the day before the lymhing. After
bis arrest this morning, the negro wai
taken before Mrs. Locklear, but she
failed to identify him, and he was re
turned to jail. However, the mob
which had been seeking the prisoner's
life apparently was not Hitisried. The
demonstrations were so pronounced
that Judge Henry, of the superior
court, not seeing any reason for bold
ing Keea and fearing an attack on the
jail, ordered he sheriff to release him
The mob, niter the release, formed
within the city limits and marched tb
the house of LiU Glover, in North
Rome. Here they fonnd Reed. He
was taBfen three miles from this place
before being lvnched. Mrs. Locklear',
condition is serious.
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A Newport Bank Arrest.
Newport, Ky". Jan. B.--E. C. Rem
ote? las cashier of the German Na
tional bank, was today arrested on an
affidavit of Bauk Examiner Tucker,
charging him wfth aiding Assistant
Cashier Brown in the eiubeaTement ol
the bank's funds. He was held in
$30,000 bonds. ,
Coal Train Wrecked.
Niles, O., Jan. 5. A coal "tram on
the Niles & Lisbon road wan wrei-kel
last night, killing diaries Frack aud
seriously injuring fireman- William
Klein and Brakemaa Garrield Powers.
The train was descending a Hteep grade
when a farmer attepmtod to cross the
tracks with a wagon loaded with hogs.
The engine struck it and with six cars
went down an embaa-kniant. The en
gineer was buried under the debris.
The farmer escaped.
. Krugtr 1$ Sick.
The Hague', Jan. 5. Mr. Krnger 1,
suffering from a slight attack of bron
chitis. While there is no anxiety as
to his condition, he is obliged to keep
to bis bed. Drs. Heymaus, Van
Khuysen and Coert today issued the
following bulletin: ,
"Mr. Kruger has for'Bonio days been
suffering from a recurrence of bron
chitis, which, in view of his age,and
the effects of this climate, makes it
necessary for him to be more than
UPRISING OF DUTCH.
Situation in Cape Colony Takes a Serious
Turn Boers Half Way to the Cape.
Cane Town. Jan. 4. The British '
battleship Monarch will land guns to
morrow as a precautionary measure.
The situation is serious. It is true
that the Dotch have not joined the in-
v.o.u any consiuerame ' "v;
but a lack of arms i, believed to be (
the true reason for abstention. In
many places horses are freely offered
and information readilv supplied to
The early proclamation of martial
law in the Cape Town division is ex
pected. The division does not includo
Uape Town itselt.
The latest reports show the situation
to be generally as follows:
Kurnman, if still uninvested, prob
ably soon will be.
Griqualand West is filled with small
parties of Boers, who are working
south toward Priesak for tne purpose
of co-operating with or supporting
Commandant Hertzog, whose advance
parties are in the neighborbod of Fra
The Boers are close to Graaf Reinet,
where of late the. Dutch have given
many demonstrations of extreme sym
In the eastern cart of the colony
the adv&nce gnard of the Boers ia close
to Mariesburg, about 25 mile, north-
west of Cradock !
The general opinion here is that the
position ia not properly appreciated in
England. The Worcester conference
exoited the Dutch tbrougbont the col
ony. Many old residents, who are by
no means alarmists, regard a general
uprising of the Dutch aa quite likely.
One Revolution Terminates and
Caracas, Venezuela, Jan. 4. The
revolution has ended, but ex-Secretary-
General Peraza is said to be. with
about 50 followers, in the mountain
San Juan de Port Rico. Jan. 4.
Passengers who bave arrived here oc
the Red D line steamer Philadelphia,
from La Guayra, December 30, say a
serious revolution has broken out in
the Maracuibo district of Venezuela.
They add that the government troops
bave defeated the rebels and arrested
20 of the leaders. Another rising is
reported to have occurred in the vicin
ity of the Orinoco. The United States
auxiliary crosier Scorpion left here
yesterday to join the Hartford at La
NEARLY FROZEN TO DEATH.
Maa ia a Drunken Condition Slept Out In the
Cold for Quite a Time.
Express. Or., Jan. 4. A man by
place yesteiday evening for the Big
Kidd mines, about 12 miles east of
this place. A party leaving for the
same place this morning found him
about half way between here and the
mines in a frozen condition. He wf
brought to this place and later removed
to Huntington, where he could receive
As far as could be ascertained, the
man had been drinking quite heavily
before leaving here. On reaching a
cabin near the True Blue mines be
stopped for the night and bnilt up a
fire on the floor of the building. He
then dropped off to sleep. He awoke
in time to escape before the bnrninc
structure collapsed, although he suf
fered several burns. He crawled a
short distance away and fell to sleep
again. As the weather was bitter cold,
it is a miracle that be was not frozen
A Zambesi College.
Chica?o. Jan. 4. A special to the
Record from Richmond. Ind. says:
Bishop Hartzwell. of the Methodiel
Episcopal church in Africa, has ar
ranged with the Rev. George H. Rei
boldt, of IndLn,. to go to Zambesi,
Africa, to conduct a college at New
Jntoiia, in the country. This being a
British country, the British govern
ment donated to the Methodist Episco-
nal church $15,000 and 13.000 acres
of land for the purpose of building a
school to educate the English residents.
Rev. Mr. Reiboldt's mission is to go to
Africa to superintend this school. He
will sail from New York the last of
Cable Around the Globe.
Ottawa, Ont., Jan. 4.
one of the principal proniot-
of the Racine cable, ha, written
pen lettel to Hon, Willim. Mnl'.eck,
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postmaster-General, in favor of a state
owned telegraph line encircling the
globe. This is said to be the begin
ning of a movement to nationlize the
cable and telegraph services of the
British empire. If this were done. Sir
Sanford says, it would reduce the price
of message,, to one-eighth or one-tentn
of what it now costs to distant British
, A Disastrous Salute.
Tien Tsin. Jan. 4. Ten Germans
were killed and nine wounded at Leie
Hn. Jauuary 1. through the firing of a
salute with a defective oartridge.
Pittsburg Ironworkers Strike.
Pittsburg. Pa., Jan. 4. One thou
sand structural ironworkers struck to
day for an advance of 6 cents per hour
in wages and a nine-hour day. Not a
single man is working, and a number
pf important contracts are tied up.
Travel Resumed. "
Travel has resumed over the Lewis
and Clark road, Clatsop oounty, and
the break in the dike has been repaired.
Famous Army Nurse Dead.
Norristown, Pa., Jan. 4. Mrs. Anna
Morris Holstein, widow of Major W.
1 layman Holstein, aud a famous army
nurse, is dead at her home in Red
Hill, near here. She was 76 years of
age. From 1862 nntil the close of the
war, Mrs. Holstein was engaged in the
hospital service. It was mainly
through her influence that Washing
ton's headquarters atJS'alley Forge were
purchased, restored aud made access
ible to the people. She was regent of
the Valley Forge Centennial and Me
Items of Interest From All Parts
. of the State.
COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL HAPPENINGS
A Brief Review of the Growth sad Imorove.
I menls of the Many Industries Through,
out Our Thriving Commonwealth.
Grants Pass is consideiing plans for
better tire protection.
The Burns postoffice has received a
number of combination boxes.
The Dew depot at La Grande is
ready to be painted and furnished
Ninety Danes have made their
homes west oi jugene since last tall.
Leonard Lingren lost three fingers at
Mineral last week in a shot gon acci
dent. Construction of the new nospitil at
Baker City will begin in the ctrly
tlnlnn.1 T T -. .. k.i twinrtit th.
r.UB. r-t. '1 i t,u inr
f 3,500. '
Two crlods of mining machinery
' -Cornucopia mines has arrived
" Ker "y-
Vmnce uavis, who was seriously in
jured recently at the Coos Bay jetty,
J. P. Abbott a farmer of Wasco
county has finished the most op-to-date
residence in the county.
Plans are being drawn for a nnmbei
'of modern residences at Baker City to
be erected in the spring.
The discovery of two new veins of
copper at the Greenback mine. Grave
creek district, is announced.
The Bison grenp ot mine, near
Quartzbnrg, Grant county, baa beea
sold to a California syndicate.
The Medford bank presented to its
customers and friends in Jackson coun
ty, 700 buckskin money pouches.
The men who carried ont the dead
Chinaman that succumbed near Can
non beach received $50 for the work.
A portion of Fete Peterson's dike, on
Hayne slough, Coo, county, washed
ont. The damage is estimated at
Constance Duffy is held in $100
bonds to await the next term of conrt
for having assaulted John Tolen at
The road from Miami bridge to
Garibaldi is obstructed with drilt Iocs,
and it is possible to get by them only
at low tide.
Two IJarshfield youhgsteta had a
i-.fr w -ir- iTM.g'sr-. C!iil
was shot in the finger and the otner in
Faul Konco. killed a congar near
Bald Mountain, Polk county, for
which be received $20 bounty from the
Joe Peters, aobut 90 years old, who
lived about three miles south of Los
tine, Wallowa couuty, was found dead
near his cabin several day, ago.
Tom McEwen states that a three
foot body of ore averaging $24 has
been encountered in the shaft of the
Snow creek property at a depth of 65
Dan Yager, who has a group of
promising claims at old Center, about
six miles from Snmpter, on the Gran
ite road, has gone to Montana to buy
The Granite Hill mine located ia
Louse Creek district, and owned by
Messrs. Hull, Mongum and Bootn, it
being operated on full time, with pros
pects of a good rnn.
Mrs. Captain Geary of Corvallis
made a compromise w ith the insurance
company in which har husband was
insured, accepting $3,000 in lien ol
the claim of $5,000.
In a drunken brawl an old mam
named Aldrtch stabbed Henry Zum-
walt severely several times in tbe back
and shonldeis. The wounds are not
A barn belonging to John Keith, of
the Lewis and Clark river, Clatsop
county, was blown over recently.
Four "head of stock were buried in the
ruins but none were injured.
Sidewalks nearly two miles long
leading to the church are contemplated
t St. Louis. For this and other im
pro.-ements on the church property the
parish expects to use about 100,000 feet
A new coal mining town, three miles
southeast of Wilkeson, by the name of
Hillsboro, has been platted by Andre
J. Hill and Joseph Fiukelberg. The
plat contains 13 acres. A logging road
from Wilkeson runs near the new
The Crowell ranch of 800 acres, neat
Jacksonville, has been sold to O. J.
Knips. of Grants Pass, for $8,000. It
consists of 20 acres in apples. 80 acres
in prunes, IU acres in anuiia. and Sl
acres in new sown wheat. The pur
chasers ate recently from Iowa.
John Colter, alia, "Sootty." has
been held in $1,000 bond, to answer at
the next term of court on tbe charge of
robbing Thomas L. Edwards, of Mil
ton, of $100. Colter snatched a purs
from Edwards at Pendleton.
The Sparta and Sparta-Curson stage
lines in Eastern Oregon have gone into
the hands of the bondsmen lor the
mail contracts. The reason given wa,
that the contract was taken at too low
a rate, and -running expenses could
not be made.
Rev. Leopold Deilman, pastor of St.
Mary's Catholic church, of Astoria,
fell while walking on the street last
evening and sustained a severe fracture
of the right arm below the elbow.
His right hip was also badly bruised,
but be was not dangerously injured.
James Eslinger and Henry Lawrence
have uncovered a 20-foot ledge on the
Brown Bear,, an extension of the In
diana, on the east fork of Dixie oreek.
Grant oouuty. The ore contains ohal-
oopyrites, horseflesh and peacock cop
per, and samples as high aa $60 in gold