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OREGON CITY. CLACKAMAS COUNTY. OREGON. FRIDAY. AUGUST 11. 1893.
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Several Pests New to Southern
OUKUOVS BRILLIANT DISPLAY.
The Brutality of tbe Foreman of
California Mlue-Davls Will
Case A fain la Conrt.
Five largo alii pa will load grain at Ban
Diego tlii. season.
'1 1 io total valuation of the estate of W.
S. l.add, who died at Portland sometime
ago, in 7,6U0,853.
The Atlantic and Pacific railway la ail
ing lliu 1'ivseott and Arizona Central for
2j,WH) for use of uiaturiul.
Tuitions of Southeastern Oregon are
paid to have been devastated by grass
hopper mid crickets this summer.
huxlcton is willing to contril 0 eflOO.
000 and the right of way Into tne city if
it eiin he asained of a competing rail
road in the .Sim Joaquin Valley.
Judge Iioss at l.os Angeles has over
ruled Hie demurrer in the vs-e of the
Southern Tiieillc vs. J nana C. Araiza, In-1
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yoiviuk u itire uuioiiiii 01 raiirouu luuus,
A liar of m, d valued at klli.UUU was
ot gold valued at UU.UUU
c - - ---t . ,,, I'liiiaxo una urcu oi.i-iici nnu p mine. I , , - :, v , , ,
brought to Virginia C ity from Silver The painting is by Kahler, who, it is settled on the Cherokee btnp and threat
City. The bur is the result of the crush- thought, had the picture cut 'so as to at- en to make trouble if the government
mgol eight tons ot ore Irom tneuest trttl;t attention. Artists think the in
mine. ju ry can be repaired with little trouble.
The famous Davis will case is again up I ti, tvn.l. f H.o Wnrhl'a Fair nffl.
before the Butte (Mont.) courts. It is
tiiougiit tne kooi contestants ana me
ncuo ui uu.m. . uinw hi. 1 me ctingiiian injunction dv closing tne
tate between them. fttir to tie puWic sunday, July 23, have
A resolution has passed the Loa An-! been filed, thereby suspending proceed
geles Chamber of Commerce Indorsing ings pending the action of the Appellate
the Midwinter Fair and suggesting that Court. The case in which the parties
a special session ot tne Legislature ue are Held to answer cannot take prece
called to make an appropriation. Idencoon the Appellate Court calendar.
Geroniino Elizaldo, a Frenchman who
has resided in coconah countv. A. T..
fur vonrrf linn tiiHt. nrrivprl nt. Yiuim. flu
siivh Hie storv of Foivusnn Cline and
pa'rtv relative to the tinding of a lost
itv 'i. st of Yuma is without foundation,
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U. H. Anderson, an engineer, lias by
irianguiation esiaousneu tne neigni oi
Ulacicr 1'eaK, bnolioinisli county, wasfi., '
as 11,600 feet , Mount Rainier is 15,000
feet high; Mount Baker, 11,000 feet.
Mount Slmksau, Whatcom county, 1
ii nn., is uiuu m uc luutir uiuii iuuiiu. 0 t10 guidy fersian dancers and tho
Hak"1'- dusky Algerians. Mr. Comstock will
Heimtor White viniteil Mare Island call on President Iliginbothain again
navy yard recently, and thoroughly in- and make another protest against the
spected the business methods of the dancehouses. Failing to have them sup
government. Through the heads of the pressed by officials of the fair, he will
various departments he obtained much probably appeal to the city authorities,
information, and was enabled to take I Chief Buchanan in charge of the stock
notes ot many things that are needed to exhibit at the World's Fair has an-
piace tne lsianu in close Business condi.
tions with Eastern navy yards,
United States Judge Bellinger at Port
land has ruled that a Chinese woman,
who whs refused lundins bv the Collector
of that oort on the crouna that she was
niilv t'n- mi'-'-w? irt iM-ir-fcifiirTT" jnsily I
"inuri-ied to him according to the Chinese
law, and hat the woman was in no '
sense a mistress. She, therefore, was '
allowed to land. I
The San- Diego Union savs: Several '
u,o Vi.io no.i f"i,
iuvu i,.tiu lu.r.n ilinvpiH h Hf.rti.
cultural commissioner bunms, among
which arc the black aphis, the woolly
aphis, tho Norfolk Island pine scale and
the lelranychusa maculutas, commonly
known as the six-spotted mite. Some
of the ubove have never before been
known west of the Rock) Mountains,
John McLaughlin, foreman of the
Provideno; mine at Nevada City, Cal
beat Charles Runge over the head with
a two-pound weight, and fractured his
skull. I Ins eniuged tne miners, ana
alter McLaughlin was released by the
court on a bail of 5,000 he had to be es
corted by otlicials to his hotel, a crowd
following and shouting to " hang him."
If there had been a leader among these
men, it is believed McLaughlin would
have been strung up.
Twenty-seven canneries are packing
Minion un the Eraser river this year,
anil 1,325 boats are at work. Sockeye
salmon, which is the only variety packed
there in large qualities, are running now
in immense numbers, the average take
by steady lishermen being 1,000 for
twelve hours. The run has never been
Utter than at present, and the canner
ies cannot gut away with the quantity of
lieli supplied tin-in, though some of them
me packing 1,500 cases duilv. Recently
fish ucieso pleiitilul that 5 cents each
was the prieu asked by many fishermen;
but, owing to the great supply, mini tiers
weie unable to sell. If the run contin
ues ten davs longer, as it donbtlesn will,
the pack 'will aggregate fully 450,000
cases the largest ever put up on the
Eraser river, while some canners expect
the nark to run over 500,000 cases.
Every packing establishment has made
preparations to pack to their full capac
ity, ami win uu every can.
The following item is from a recent
issue of the V orld'a Columbian III us-
trated, the official organ of the exposi
tion: ''Oregon has adopted a unique
and practical method ol displaying the
woods produced in that State. At Jack
son Park there is a house constructed
entirely of Oregon woods. It is ten feet
square and nineteen feet high, and is
BUrmounted by an open cupola. The
bodv of the structure is a yellow pine.
The roof is of red-cedar shingles, and is
supported by four Doric columns.. The
columns arc of maple, and are very rich
ly carved. The roof of the cupola is
supported by four small Doric columns
"of carved oak. The interior is finished
with panel work containing about all the
woods of the Mate, among which are
manzanita, madrone, yew, laurel, myr
tle, ash, maple, oak, spruce, balm, flr,
sugar pine, bird's-eye pine, cherry, curly
maple and alder. The house forms the
Oregon pavilion in the forestry building."
Here is another high compliment in a
recent editorial correspondence to the
St. Joseph (Mo.) Herald: "Adjoining
the exhibits of Missouri in both the hor
ticultural and agricultural buildings are
the displays of Oregon, the Legislature
of which tate appropriated a scant ttJO,
000 in all for the purpose of properly
representing the State's resources and
industries at the World'a Fair. The con
trast between the two displays is so great
as to put all Missourians to shame. In
the Oregon booth in the horticultural
y --totflllllllg Over SIXIT riciir UI myyixx
are shown fresh and beautiful on plates,
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wnile tnere are counuess jare uiu uuin
of peaches, plums, prune, etc., so ar-
- ranged as to demand the attention of all
y who paes. Visitors rush through the
duM v Missouri space to get into the Or
egon" booth and admire the products of
the far Western fctate as arranged so
captivating!). The same is true of the
agricultural' exhibits. While the Mis
souri pavilion is more favorably located
" it does not command one visitor, while
dozens viit Oregon and inspect her
honest exhibits of grain and grawe and
the general product of tbe farm. Her
wheat is Miown in two-bushel sacks, and
all who wish to examine it have only to
- dl into tiit aada and try haodial."
The daily coet of oeratlng the World's
Columbian Exposition in lil,000.
A straw ht. plaited entirely by Queen
Victoria, lul been sent to Chicago for
- Mwrttf will have eight herds of tlior
oiiKhbred cattle of the different breeds
at the World's Fair.
French and English newspapers now
publish exhaustive corresixmdence from
the World'a Fair; some of it very amus
ing. Arrangements have been made for ex
cursions of colored people from the (south
to the World'a Fair, and it is expected
that 250,000 will thus be added to tbe
The Boston Journal opened np a mu-
Pon contest for ladies to go to the W'o. ' l's
air. Miss Lizzie Borden received the
highest vote, 100,000, but declined to t
ccpt, and the next highest waa awarded
the prize. . ,
One of India's potentates, the Mahar
ajah of Kapurthala, has reached Chi
cago, accompanied by one of his wlvea
and his retinue. The Maharajah has
come to see the fair, and will Btay until
he has "done" the exposition thor
oughly. At the present rate the total attend
ance at the World's -Fair for the six
months it U open will be 25,000,000. But
the estimate was for a total of 36.0UO,-
000. The best months are yet to come,
and perhaps the higher figures will be
The picture. " In My Studio," In the
Gei man section of the art exhibits at
Chicago hue been slashed with a knife.
ciale, found guiltv recently by Judge
bmiu of contempt of court in violating
1 and at the earliest possible time will not
"e called oeiore tne end oi next ucto-
Anthony Coiostock Is in Chicaira. lie
called on President Higinbotham, and
announced that he had come from New
i York to lead a crusade against the dane
in,, girls on the Midway. Mr.CouiHtock
naj evidently Investigated the places,
a ue wellt 0ut he dropped a catalogue
0( tlie Midway. On tho margins of the
ieftveg cro88e8 and stars had been made,
gilowing that he had visiU-d the theaters
nounced the result of the cheese contest,
which has been in progress there several
weeks. The test was pronounced most
complete, most carefully conducted and
t he most thnraiivli ever made. The con
test - botwe-wnty-nvr cows of
Jersey, Guernsey and Shorthorn breeds
each. The result is as follows, being a
decided victory for the Jerseys : Milk in
fifteen daysJerseys, 13,21)6 pounds;
Guernseys, 10,038 pounds; Shorthorns,
J2;1 pounds. Cheese made-Jerseys,
1.451 pounds; Guermeys. 1.150 pounds;
Shorthorns, 1,077 pounds. Value of
cheese Jersevs, $103.08; Guernseys,
(135.92; Shortl'iorns, 140.14. Value of
whey Jerseys, 1(1.20; Guernseys, $7.73 ;
Shorthorns, 18.07. Increase in live
weight Jerseys, 14.72 pounds; Guern
seys, 27.60 pounds; Shorthorns, 31.01
pounds. Total values Jersevs, $217.00;
Guernseys, $ 164.55 ; Shorthorns, $00.30.
Net profit in fifteen days Jerseys,
1110.82; Guernseys, $88.30; Shorthorns,
FROM WASHINGTON CITY.
Further instructions in regard to the
acceptance of Chinese certificates have
been issued to the Collector of the port
of New York. The order calls for the
detention of Chinese upon the vessels
bringing them to this country until the
Consular certificates are fully investi
gated and until the tiearers are fully
identified; in fact, until there is not the
slightest doubt as to their right to enter
the United States.
The circulation statement issued by
the Treasury Department shows that the
amount of gold and silver coin and cer
tificates, United States notes and na
tional hank notes in circulation August
1 was $1,611,000 117, an increase during
July of M7.z37,6UU. 1 lie increase dur
ing the lat twelve months was in round
nures au.uuu.uuu. me per cam a cir
cmation. based on the estimated popular
tion of 07,066,000, August 1 WR8 I24.0Z.
Minister Blount's report on the Ha
waiiun situation has been received. It is
long and verv comprehensive. The an
nexation plan is discussed in all details
and the conclusion drawn that Hawaii
ans do not want annexation. Minister
Stevens' act in raising the American flag
and landing the marines is referred to at
length, and the report puts that indi
vidual in anything but an enviable light.
The idea bf annexation is shown to have
been the desire not of the people, who
according to the principles of this gov
ernment have the right to govern, but of
the few. The report will probably not
be made public until sent to Congress.
When published the popular feeling in
favor of annexation will, it is believed.
be allayed. The result of the report, so
those who have seen it say, will be that
the government will permit the Hawaii
ans to govern themselves, and no other
government will be allowed to interfere.
Tbat a desperate fight is to be made
to repeal the Geary Chinese exclusion
act during the extra or regular session of
Congress is no longer doubted bv those
interested in Washington. While Rep
resentative Geary claims to have learned
nothing definite as to the administra
tion's attitude toward the law, be ac
knowledges that it wonld not surprise
him if there were a mighty effort made
by the enemies of the bill to either re
peal it in Congress or originate some
other plan to nullify it. Mr. Geary
would neither affirm nor deny the report
that tbe Chinese Six Companies nad
levied another assessment on all Celes
tials in tbe country to raise a corruption
fund to lobby through iu repeal at the
coming eexsion. He did say, however:
"it is possible tbat tne fcix Companies
w ill not lie able to collect the $5 per head
assessment said to have been recently
levied. Chinamen are very much dis
pleased over the ill success of the Six
Companies in expending the last money
they paid to prevent tne passage ol the
law or to have the fight made against its
constitutionality in the Supreme Conrt.
There is a possibility, however, that
these Mongolians may come np smiling
again with the money acked for. I don't
know what kind of a fight I may have Reynolds in answer to qaestiona con
to make provided I and other advocate eernini recent pension suspensions says:
of the law are again called npon to as- j " We are simply correcting abuses and , the combined effort of tbe suffrage asao
sert our rights." It is believed that placing all pensions nnder tbe act of , nation. Congress and Legislatures have
Gearv has received a tip from some ad- Jane 27. 1890. on an equality. We are listened to her arguments, passing the
ministration official that the administra- pledged to make tne pension rou roil bills she advocated ana placing on tne teoroiogicai importance, as tbe island of
tion will not act in any direction until of honor, and will continue this work statute books laws which have given ' Flore, the nearest point to the gulf
sfter the arrival of the new Chinese ontil the people, who demanded the re- married women equal rights with men ! stream, will be put ia direct oommuni
Minister. i iera. hall call a bait." I ia control ot children and property. 1 eation with Europe.
Secretary Hoke Smith Hanged
in Effigy in Ohio.
NEGROES SUPPLANTING WHITES,
Trouble Apprehended Between tbe
Whites and the Semlnoles In
' Southern Florida.
Reading (Pa.) Council baa voted 15,
000 to fight the smallpox.
Grasshonners have destroyed several
crops of corn in the. vicinity of Pilot
Knoo. iex. , ' -" -
Canada's toial wheat crop this vear
win be about lo.ooo.oou bushols lamer
man iat year.
Baby Ruth is to have a Shetland pony
tinriy-eigiii incnea mgii, which nas oeen
aent to tne rresident irom bcotiand.
Louisiana has a large prospective su
gar crop in sight, and she is anxious to
know what Congress is going to do with
Three negroes by a stratagem robbed
the I'acitlc Mnrees C ompany at vv ich
ita, Kan., of about 17,500 in currency
It is said that fullv 25,000 whites have
attempts to eject them.
A radical reorganization of the coast
survey is contemplated by secretary
'Carlisle. Some of the changes may re
, Qulre congressional action
The Pennsylvania railroad avstem is
aaid to have decided to substitute the
long-distance telephone for the telegraph
in the operation of ita lines.
The death rate of children nnder 5
vears of age in New York week before
last was 63 per cent of the total number,
or 793 out of a total of 1,267.
For the first time on record passengers
have recently been able to breakfast in
London on Sunday and dine in New
York on the following F'riday.
From present indications the country
will have fully 400,000,000 bushels more
of corn and 00,000,000 bushels more of
oats than were produced last year.
Two hundred and three inmates of the
Kansas Soldiers' Home, who have been
treated for alcoholism, have left the
home, able to maintain themselves.
A St. Paul special says it is estimated
that 3,000 to 4,000 idle men are there
and hundreds more arriving daily. Many
re from railroads and mining regions.
All fears of trouble from idle working
men at Denver have disappeared. Those
who have not left the citv will be given
employment in contemplated public im
provements. The new Chinese Minister, who will
arrive in Washington about the middle
of this month, will replace tha4mM
teKun -v4 uine perbons with a much
more imposing suite,
There is apprehension that trouble
may arise between the whites in South
ern Florida and the Seminole Indians
over the thrashing of one of the chief'i
sons, who was caught poaching,
The slaughter of the innocents now
mine on in Cleveland is something ter
rible. Iwenty-two deaths Irom cholera
infantum and kindred diseases were re
ported at the health office the other day
A defalcation of flO.600 has been dis
covered in the cash of the National Bank
of Paterson, N. J. Abram Fardon, the
saving teller, waa arrested, and con
fessed. Ho ia 60 years old and unmar
Because a reporter at Denver had crit
icised the conduct of Governor Waite
the latter and his nephew threw the re
Dorter out of the Governor's office when
he called to see if there waa a news item
to be got. .
It is reported at Springfield, 111., that
William whitman, tne American rx
press Company's absconding cashier
from that place, is in Mexico, and requi
sition papers will be applied for to cap
The reported robbery of Mrs. Amnion
at Chicago by men who personated de
tectives is said to have been simply a
ruse of the woman to secure a present to
make up for the supposed loss from an
old and wealthy friend.
The fight of the miners in Southeast
ern Kansas is still on, but the importa
tion of negro miners from Alabama lta
weakened the strikers, for ihe new ma
terial are good workmen and fill the
places of the men who quit work.
Tlie Brooklvn pharmacists are endeav
oring to break up the practice of selling
drugs to the big dry-goods stores, and
have asked the District Attorney to
make a charge against one of the mer
chants in order to make a test case.
It" is stated at Providence, R. I., that
(15,000,000 worth of certificates of the
rthern Pacific Grain tlevator Com
pany of Minnesota are afloat in the
country and there is but 60 per cent of
tueir value in wneat in aignt as security.
For the first time since the passage of
the Sherman silver law tlie Treasury in
ryly failed to buy the full quota of 4,600,
000 ounces of silver. The total pur
chases for the month were 2.384,000
ounces, leaving a shortage of 2,116,000
Secretary Hoke Smith was hanged in
effigy by enraged citizens of Koine, a
little town in Adams county, 0., Satur
day night. A number of pensions had
been suspended there, and the climax
was reached when the pension of J. L.
Reed, a veteran of the Eleventh Illinois
Cavalry, aged 83 years, waa dropped,
The value of the hay crop of the
United States this vear promises to be
at least ten times that of the production
of its silver mines. But our cattle eat
up all the hay, and we eat the cattle,
while the silver is kept in store and per
Governor Le welling of Kansas has de
cided to appoint a commission to go to
Chicago and " open negotiations through
the representatives of the World'a Fair
with the governments of Europe con
cerning tbe exchange of commodities
ith Kansas by way of the Gulf of
The narv officials do lint admit tlml
the Krag-Jorgensen is a satisfactory gun.
and they believe that American invent
ors can supply a much better one. Tbe
Krag-Jorgensen gun will have to show
itself far superior to all other arms to
insure its adoption by the navy, wboe
board will soon convene at Newport, R.
L, to examine the latest inventions in
Assistant Secretary of the Interior
The Torre Haute distillery, the largest
In tne world, will soon resume opera
Tlie export of American hav to Eu
rope creates much comment " across the
India ink is made In Japan from the
soot obtained by burning the shell of an
Jerusalem has taken a new start in
the lino of progress and established
Liberia exports 1,000,000 pounds of
cotice annually, une-naii ot it goes to
Skunks are bred on New York farms,
Their skins are deodorized, and become
valuable in the fur markets.
One of the most curious farms in the
United States and one of the moat prof
itable la a frog farm in Illinois.
The Iron Moulders' Union of North
America entered upon the thirty-fifth
year of ita existence July o last.
In Jananese saws tlie teeth point to
ward the handle, and both sawa and
planes cut toward the workman,
From the American aloe tree ia made
thread, needles, ropes, rabies, paper,
clothing, soap, augar and brandy.
Ventilated boota are an improvement
welcomed bv manv who think their feet
need a little fresh air all the time
A cloth of very fine texture ia made
from tlie bark of the paper tree, a nun
berrv growing In the South Sea Islands,
The maize crop of the United Statea
covers an area greater than England,
bcotland, Wales, Ireland and Denmark.
The Mexican Land and Improvement
Company of Kansas will experiment
with rotfee-raising on a large scale in
The citv of London drinks everv rear
46,000.000 gallons of malt llnuor. 8,000,-
000 gallons of wine and 1,500,000 gallons
The linen industry In Ireland gives
employment to upward ot iuu.ipwj per
sons, and nas an estimated capital in
veBted of 176,000,000.
The world's agriculture occupies the
attention ot ZK0,000,UU0 men, represents
a capital of 1224,000,000,000, and has an
annual product of over 20,000,000,000.
We have stored in the Federal Treas
ury 302,000,000 silver dollars; we have
68,000,000 silver dollars in circulation
and about 180,000,000 in smaller silver
Wall paper is made to imitate cretonne
closely, and in these designs is enjoying
a wide sale among artistic folk, who find
it a beautiful background to the orna
mentation of the room.
Some idea of the slaughter of ele
phants can be secured from the fact that
in Zanzibar alone some 500,000 pounds
of ivory are .marketed every season from
tne tusks ot iu,ouu elephants.
Statistics of new mill construction.
compiled by the Textile World, show
that 10Z new mills were erected in tne
six months ended June 30, lwa, as
against 135 for the corresponding period
The human hair is absoluteaVu,na!?t'
U4rw7"r"W Kr0'iv6 tjnsof it
are annually imported by the merchants
til iajiiuuii, iiininuniaua iinivtsni. up
ward of 200,000 pounds, equal in value
to 80,000 per annum.
The development of the lace industry
in Ireland lias been a great boon to the
impoverished people. In embroidery
alone 12,000 girls are employed, and
1,005,000 dozen handkerchiefs were sent
last year to the American market.
By irrigation 25,000,000 acres are made
fruitful in India alone. In Egvpt there
are aooiu o,uuu,ouu acres ana in r.urope
about 5,000,000. The United States have
just begun tho work of improving waste
area, and have already about 4.000.000
acres oi irrigated lands.
King Carloa of Portugal leaped from
bis carriage the other day to interfere
witn a tight and prevent a probable mur
der. Ilia Majesty overpowered the
stronger party, and turned him over to
Little Queen Wilhelmlna of Holland
is 13 vears old, and her ostor after
study of her constitution says that she
baa used up just eighty years worth ol
nervous force, tier lite is too exciting
for a person of her supersensitive nature,
Ex-Premier Mercier, accompanied bv
0. Desmarais, has left Montreal on his
tour through the rrench-Canadian cen
ters in New England, where he will de
liver.aildresses advocating the ad vantages
to be derived from Canadian independ
General Aleiandro Ybarra. who has
been mentioned as a coalition candidate
lor the Presidency of Venezuela, is now
residing in Boston, He married the
(laughter of Thomas Russell, who was
Limed states .Minister to Venezuela un
der President Grant.
K. 8. Hanjitsintjl, a young Sikh
Prince, is this year a contestant in the
English university cricket matches and
one of the best all-round members of tlie
Cambridge eleven. He is called simply
Smith" bv his daily associates, who
can t catch his right name,
Through the efforts of Mrs. Lewis
Rice of Frederick, Md., enough money
has been collected to put an imposing
monument over the grave ol rrancis
Scott Kev, author of "The Star-Spangled
R.nnu, Hia Mmaina a ra inlornif In
Georgetown (D. C.) cemetery.
Miss Kate Kane of Chicago gives no
tice tbat she is out for a Judgeship. She
is willing to accept a nomination from
either of the political parties or from
both of them, but, if ignored, will run
ndeoendently. It is apparent that Miss
Kane believes in the wearing of gowns
Frederick Emerson Brooks, the Cali
fornia poet, is a sylph-like creature.
weighing 250 pounds. He has a face like
the full moon, but it lights np marvel-
ously when he begins to recite one of his
quaint, droll.and pathetic poems for a
roomful of bis friends. He is a native
of New York State, but has lived in San
rancisco for seventeen years.
General J. C. McKibbcn of Maryland.
who was the second of Senator Broder-
ick in the duel with Judge Terry in Cali
fornia, which resulted in Broderick's
death, is still hale and hearty. Speaking
of the duel the other day, he said that
waa a most unfortunate affair, and
tbat there was really no cause for it.
There was nothing in the language used
by Ui-udenck thai pistmed tbe combat,
bnt tbe state of feeling in California at
the time was such that duels were fought
pon very nimsy pretexts or upon none
Mrs. E. P. W. Packard, who has prob
ably accomplished more in establishing
the rights ol women than any other one
woman, is passing the summer in Chi
cago. For twenty-five years she has de
voted her life to establishing the legal
rights of woman. She ia not a woman
suffragist, and ber frienda think that
alone she nas accomplished more than
Influenza in London Believed
- to be hying Out.
A POSITIVE CUKE FOB LEPROSY
Tbe Farnese Palace in Rome Bought
by the Oeman Government
; The King- of Assam.
Otto, the Insana Kna of KAi'arla l
sain io ue uying,
Italy officially announces "eminently
satisfactory." health reports.
Milan is so satisfied with its municipal
!.l i i '
iiKiimig experiment mat it is now build
ing a street-railway system.
A pedestal and bust have been placed
over me grave oi tne late Charles Brad
laugh at Brookwood, England.
Sympathy for the unemployed poor of
ivoimoii wouiu oe greater ll so many of
lueiu were nui seen lilioxicaieu.
The Prussian Home Secretarv has Is,
sued an order to the provincial depart
ments io expei tiufaian immigrants.
The Italian Catholic mission at Mien
Yang, ninety miles from Hankow. China.
has been destroyed by native riotera.
Revolutionary movements have begun
in the piovincca of Buenos Avres mid
Santa Fe, Argentine, led by the Radicals.
A Continental medical Journal says that
of 546 morphinouianiaca brought 'under
observation 289 were doctors of medi
cine. The German Emperor is aaid to " per-
sonally regret" the retirement of Hon.
W. W. Phelps, the former American
Ex-Premier Deoretis of Italv la re
ported to have received tfWO.OOO from
1'alongo, the imprisoned ex-manager of
tlie Bank of Rome.
From an observation tower on the
Brocken in the Han Mountaina eightv-
nine cities and 608 villages can be seen
in clear weather.
The Cardinal Manning memorial fund
in London lias readied a total of 30.000.
The money will be given to the homeless
poorot that city. . .
The Indian government has refused to
modify the terms granted to exchange
banks, who have appealed to England
against the decision, - ,
It is announced that during the Czar-
owitz' visit to England Queen Victoria
will confer on him the Order of the Gar
ter at Windsor Castle.
There was something pathetic in the
King of Siam'a request to the French
invaders that they should stop shootinr
and let diplomacy have a chance.
The Siam fracas has, spread more gen
eral knowkdge of that Asiatic country,
its style ot government! ana un irwinrnes
jithan nf vhcrfWHinly eouvi have
Cholera-has brokenVout in St. Louis.
Senegal, capital of tne French posses
sions in Senegambia. 'The deaths have
already reached an average of fifty
The remarkable price of $300 was paid
ii London recently for a fossil egg of the
lepyornls, an extinct wingless bird that
inhabited Madagascar in prehistoric
The new Belgian Constitution will pro
vide that three-fourths of the Senate
shall be elected by direct universal suf
frage and the other fourth by Communal
Austria is having a hard time over the
resumption of gold payments. Gold ii
at a premium at Vienna, as it is everv
where in Europe when wanted in any
It has been calculated that the annual
income of the London Hebrews is nearly
D,uuu,uuii, wmcn means that they are
eignt ana one-quarter times richer tnan
Muppers were astonished to learn re
cently that irom the comparatively un
known port of Konario, Argentine Re'
public, iw, i4t tons ol wheat were ex
ported last May.
The German War Minister has decided
that the handles of all hatchets, axes
and besieging material of the German
armv rnilHt hereafter Iim iiiade of Atimri,
can hickory wood.
An overhead electric railway for Na
pies is proposed by 8ig. A vena, a local
engineer. On account of the narrow
streets and steep grades surface transit
is not advantageous.
Several of the principal London banks
have lnlormeti their clerks that during
the hot weather no reproach will becat
on them if they come to business in
light coats and Btraw hats.
Dr. Tomnzoli. a noted Russian nhvsi
cian, is about to make public what he
claims to be a positive cure for leprosy.
The chief ingredient tn the remedy is
whey obtained irom sneep.
Daniel Colladon, whose death at Ge
neva occurred recently, was one of Switz
erland's most famous men. He first
ighted Geneva with gas in 1843 (he was
then 41 years old), and afterward in
vented the " fairy fountain."
Women bootblacks have been making
their appearance in increasing numbers
lately in loulon and other rrench towns,
, 1 1 1 and muiimthuh r , -1 a m- I , n n-,,n
gauntlet gloves in their efforts to out
shine their male competitors.
Influenza ia believed to be dying out
in London after being more or lesa prev
alent since the first outbreak over tbe
world several years ago. For a consid
erable time tlie number of deaths from
the malady have been about twenty a
week. During tbe second week of J line
only six euch deaths occurred.
The German government has bought
the Farnese Palace in Rome, and will
establish in it a school of fine arts for
German painters and sculptors. The
palace belonged to the Naples branch of
the Bourbons, and is a splendid old
structure, though much in need of re
pairs. Dr. Haffkine has inoculated over 200
persona at Simla for cholera, including
many medical men, high officials and
ladies. Several native Indian States
have taken np bis system of inoculation,
and it is used at Agra, Delhi and Luck
now. In one British regiment over 400
men have been inoculated.
The King of Assam has 200 wives, who
are divided into nine classes. When one
of these ladies dies her body is let down
over the palace walla and then buried ;
it is against the law for a dead body to
be carried out throngh the palace doors.
At the King's death his consorts receive
permission to remarry themselves to anr
of his subjects.
The manufacture of the new cable to
be laid between Lisbon and the Azores
was begun on June 19. It will be laid
in September, and is expected to be in
full working order by tne middle of No
vember. The cable is considered of me-
WiisAT-Valley, $1.06; Walla Walla,
WSc per cental.
ruica, rain, rro.
Fujua-Htandard, $3.40; Walla Walla,
M.; graham, $3.00; superfine, $2.50
Oats Whlto,42($4:!e per bushel ; gray,
i4 , nnrtv, in nags, fo.zoiau.rxt; bar
rein, $0.60(40.76; cases, $3.75.
MiLLHTtirrs Bran, $18.00; shorts,
$21.00; ground barley, J2223; chop
feed, $18 per ton : whole feed, barley, 80
85c per cental; middlings, $23tf28
per ton: chicken wheat. t.Tititi:x
Botteb Oregon fancy creamery.
(825c; fancy dairy. 17VY20c: fair to
good, ma 10c ; common, 12, c per pound ;
California, 35(344c per roll.
Ciikkki Oregon, 12Wc; California,
ll13ln'c Young America, ll.'c per
Euns Oregon and Eastern. 10c ner
PooltrT Chickens, old. (4.50:
broilers, large. t2.00ffl3.00: small. 11.60
(32.00; ducks, old. $3.6Oi34.0O: young.
$2.60(r3.60; geese, $7.50 per dozen ; tur
keys, live, 14c ; dressed, loo per pound.
VKOKTAULkS AND rUUITS.
Vsorr a BLsa Cabbage, 1 k'c uvr pound :
new California and Oregon potatoes.
1.25 per cental; new California onions.
l)tc per pound ; green Oregon onions, 10
($utC per dozen; cucumbers, Oregon,
26c per dozen ; California, $1.25 per box ;
-triiiif beans. 2&4e our uound ; tnimuoMi.
6576c per box; green torn, 10512 -,c;
sweet potatoes, 3Si5c.
rkuiTB Nelly lemons, (6.00(86.60 per
box; California new crop, i5.60jtU.00
per box ; bananas, $1.60(32.50 iier bunch ;
oranges, $3.00 per Imx ; pineapples, $6.00
per dozen; cnernes, oo.uuc per box;
new California apples, (1.25 per bushel ;
peaches, 30 a00c per box; Oregon, 803
50c per box; Oregon peach plums, 76c
11.00 per box; apricots, $1.25 per box:
currants, 4(g 5c per pound ; Bartlett pears,
fl.zoioi.ou per box; ra-pberries, 0.4 7c
r pound; hlackraspbernea, 6c; Cali-
ornia figs, 75e(S1.00 per box: water
melons. 2.00a2.50 per doxen: canta
loupes, $1. 5032.00 per dozen; huckle
berries, loc per pound.
Eastern Smokeu Meat and Lard
HauiB, medium, uncovered, 150 16c per
pound; covered, 1415)tc; breakfast
bacon, uncovered, 10(gl7c; covered, 166
(16c: short clear sides, 13i314c: drv
salt siJes, ll,412.c; lard, compound,
In tins, 10c per pound; pure, In tins, 13
14c; Oregon lard, 11(312.0.
Drieo Fruits Petite prunes. 10(3 lie,:
sliver, ll12c; Italian, 13,c; (jernian,
10(cillc; plums, 8tfc; evaporated ap
ples, 10llc; evaporated apricots, 12(4
16c; peaches, UKglzc; pears, 7Uc
per pound. '
Honey Choice comb, 18c per pound;
new Oregon, 1020c; extract, 9(4 10c.
Halt Liverpool, loos, iiu.00; 60s.
$16.50; stock, $8.60(39.50.
CorrEE Costa Kica, 22c; Rio, 21c;
Salvador, 21c; Mocha, 20(8 30c; Java,
Arbuckle's and Lion, 100-
jjirjas ! Wi i' niiii mmm
ia, Slte, Z4.B0C. v
Bice Island,$4.756.00 ; Japan,$4.75 ;
New Orleans, $4-60 per cental.
Beans Small whites, 3 Sic; pinks,
3ac; bayos, 3sc; butter, 4c; lima, 4c
Syrup Eastern, in barrels, 4055c;
in half-barrels, 42357c: in cases, 35
80c per gallon : $2.25 per keg; California.
in barrels, 20( 40c per gallon; $1.75 per
Sugar D, 6,Vc ; Golden C, 8c ; extra
C, 6J,c ; confectioners' A, 6), c ; dry gran'
ulated, 6c; cube, crushed and pow
dered, 7Jc per pound ; ,c per pound
discount on all grades for prompt cash
mapie augar, ioit)c per pound.
Canned Goods Table fruits, assorted
$1.75(32.00: peaches. 11.85(42.10: Bart
lett pears, $1.75(32.00; plums, $1.37i
t.ou; strawberries, fz.axifz.w; cherries,
$2.2502.40: blackberries. tl.82.00:
raspberries, 42.40; pineappfes, $2.25(3
2.eu; apricots, fi.ooMZ.uu. ne irmts,
assorted, $1.20; peaches. $1.25: plums,
$1.00(31.20: blackberries. $1.25(41.40 per
uozen. ne lruits, gallons, assorted
fj.ioiga.ou; peacnes, kj.oOM4.00; apri
cois, lo.ouigt.uu; piums. IZ.ot3.W
Meats Corned beef. Is. 11.60: 2s
2.40; chipped, $2.5634.00; lunch
tongue, Is, 4; 2s. f6.75: deviled ham
$1.76vu2.15 per dozen.
Kibii Sardines, a, 75c$2.26; Jtfs,
fi.iotsi.rxi; lobsters, fZ.30,K.oO; sal
limn, tin 1-lb tails. 1.25.d1.60: flats
$1.76;2-lbs, $2.252.50; -barrel, $5.60.
LIVE AND DHESBED MEAT.
Beep Prime steers. 2.50,i2.75: fall
to good steers, $2.002.60; good to choice
cows, fz.uuigz.zo; common to medium
cows, $1.602.00; dressed beef, $3.60
Mutton Choice mutton, 12.75:
IresBCd, 10.00: lambs. I2.00tf82.60
dressed, $0.00; shearlings, 2c, live
Hons Choice heavy, f5.OOtfso.60: me-
diuin, $4.506.00; light and feeders,
$4.50(25.00; dressed, $7.00.
HOPS, WOOL AND IIIOIS.
Hops 10aittc per pound, according
Wool Umpqua valley, 1415c; fall
ip. 1314c; Willamette valley. 10(4
12c, according to quality; Eastern Ore
gon. 8(4 14c per pound, according to
H ides Dry hides, selected prime.
68c; green, selected, over 66 pounds,
4c; under 56 pounds, 3c: sheep pelts,
short wool, SO. S 50c; medium, 6080c;
long, 00c$1.25; shearlings, 1020c: tal
low, good to choice, 35c per pound.
AOS AND BAOOINO.
Burlaps, 8-ounce, 40-inch, net cash.
6c; burlaps, lOj-ounce, 40-inch, net
cash, 7c; burlaps, 12-ounce, 45-inch,
7ic; burlaps, lft-ounce, 60-inch, 12$c;
Duriaps, zu-ounce, vo-ineii, 14c; wheat
bags. Calcutta. 23x36. snot. 6Ur.:
2-bushel oat bags, 7c
Tin I. C. charcoal. 14x20. prime Qual
ity. 18.60(49.00 per box: for rrossMi. tl
extra per box ; I. C. coke plates, 14x20,
prime quality, 17.50(38.00 per box ; terne
plate, I. C, prime quality, $6.60g7.00.
hails ease quotations: Iron, $2.25;
tel, $2.35 ; wire, $2.75 per keg.
Iron Bar, zxc per pound: nht-b-on.
$23(325 per ton.
bteel rer pound, 1034c.
Lead Per pound, 4gcj bar, 6'c
Naval 6tobeb Oakum. 4.S0 i8fi.(i0
bale; resin, M.&Otf 6.00 per 480 pounds:
Ur, Stockholm, $13; Carolina, $9 per bar
rel ; pitch, $6 per barrel ; turpentine, 65c
per gallon in car lota.
It Is encouraging to be assured, as wt
are, that witb sufficient cars not only
may aconsamutlv be mads comfortable
at home, but tb conditions for bis recor
try may be kept as favorable then as be
eoold bops to find them at many health
The great Zeno llrrf oulet and haoDv
life until tbe age of W, when one dar be ao
ddentally stumbled and broke bis thumb.
ne Interpreted tbe accident aa a summons
from earth and so hanged bimselt
General Grant ones declined to
president of tb Panama Canal company
with salary of KB.OOO because ke theugbt
to scheme hapraeticsbl,
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
1 1 trzj
FARM AND GARDEN.
Important to Harvest and Store
the Crops Carefully.
SEVERAL INSTRUCTIVE H0TES,
Good feed makes good ezga.
Cunl la better than milk for fowls.
Wash dirty eggs before marketing
A little charcoal is good in the feed
clean water, where they can atwaya
1 get it, ia needed by the chicks.
The back of the seat of the buggy is
not the place for hens to roost,
Keeping the center of Ihe stack well
rounded up is a good point in stacking
either hay or grain.
Keep a daily account of the receipts
and expenses with the poultry, and kuow
wneiner uiey pay or not.
Have your horses shod bv a blacksmith
that does not cut the frog awav so far
that the weight rests on the hoof.
If a horse la given grain ration, we
know of no better bulky feed than bright
upland prairie hav. It is fragrant, pal
atable and free from dust.
Do not become alarmed at the culti
vator beam breaking an occasional tine
stalk of corn; the plowing pays for the
trouble and tne loss ot a few large stalks.
The need of ice ia now being felt bv a
great many persoua. It ia neither diffi
cult nor expensive to put up a small
amount oi ice. suppose you try it next
Do not atlow harvesting to keep the
Held ot late corn from having a needed
plowing. The last plowing destroys
many weeds, and usually increases the
If there is a time when dark stables
are allowable, It is during hot weather.
But darkness does not necessarily imply
dampness nor lack ot fresh air. Have
the stables ventilated even ii you do not
'rural InfesWm lib rairt
wCCOe can rJ "materially tanafltMl v
mowTng the weeds late tips month before
the seeds have matured. Comparatively
few weeds will ripen seeds if this is done,
- It .11 ,
It is a good thing to know how tn imi,
ovate land after it has becomo run down,
but far better to know how to conserve
its fertility and so avoid the alow and
laborious methods of renovation. The
saving of manure, turning under green
crops and rotation are the means to this
very desirable end
The production of manure deserves as
careful attention as the production of
any oiner crop on the farm, it should
be regarded as a crop and as one of the
most valuable ones. In order to save it
without loss there should be a water
tight stable floor and enough of fine ab
sorbents to take up and retain the liq
uids. The use of soiling crops ia alow to ob
tain among Western farmers, but we be
lieve they are making some headway
each year. The one thing that prevents
their wider adoption is the labor re
quired. Aa land increases in value we
can afford to spend more money upon
labor, 11 11 enables us to do more work
with a given number of cows.
riOW TO MARK THE PABM PAY.
It ia quite aa important to harvest and
store the crops carefully as it is to plant
and cultivate properly. Some farmers
seem to overlook this fact 'Ihe percent
age of hay anil grain wasted because of
poorly-constructed stacks and leaky barn
roofs is unnecessarily large. Do not Buf
fer from these causes. Hats. mice, aauir-
rele, weevils mill other insects destroy
ami damage grain alter it is in tne bins
and cribs. These losses are preventable.
The ''old beaten track " is not the one
which will always lead iib more quickly
or evun more surelv to success in agri
culture. New ideas and new methods
have come no in everv branch of farm
practice during recent years, and many
01 mem nave already been tried and
found good. A prejudice in favor of old
ways should not keep one from being
progressive, savs tne tviscons in Agri
culturist. Bead, atudv and keep up
with the times. Very many farms which
are now unproductive or baielv paving
expenses could be brought np to a very
proli table state of cultivation merely bv
underdrawing. Where tile is difficult
to procure or where the expense is
thought to be too great an excellent sub
stitute may be made with boards or
stones. Good farming is very often
thrown away on land which ia too wet
to produce good crops, and before wast
ing more time and strength in this way
the land itself should be put In nroner
condition. Put some of the surplus ma
nure on the meadows, hauling it out and
preauing evenly through the fall and
winter. Grass will run out rapidly if
not fed. It pays just aa well aa to fer
tilize grain. Some neglect this and won
der that they get auch poor cropa, and
conciuue mere ia no prout in grass.
Cream Baking Powder
15 PURE AND
The only Baking Powder not
or some adulteration,
When Flaky White Biscuit, Pastry of
surpassing delicacy and flavor, or Cake
that is moist and sweet are desired . . .
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
Aa Ki prUnc at Obar-Amnargaa.
A Washington woman gives the fol
lowing story of ber experience at Ober
Aminergan She and ber sister went one
lovely Jnne day to see the "Passion
Play." On their way home they over
took a party of peasants who were re
turning from having viewed the holy
spectacle. The Washington woman had
curiosity enough to find pleasure in talk
ing with the ciiiiiuion folks, and as she
reached n particularly interesting group
he invited an old woman tn get Into the
carriage with her. When the old woman
bud seated herself she turned to the
Washington woman and asked:
"Are yun a pnncesHr-
"No. I am not a princess." answered
the Washington woman.
"But you have a carriage and a pair
"Yes. bnt I am not a princess.
"I am eighty-four years old, and thla
Is the tirxt time that I have ever ridden
in n carnage." replied the old woman
Then she wit silent for a few moment,
and looking np again asked Inquiringly:
"Did tbe Lord Christ tell yon to take
me Into your carriage?"
"Yea. I think so." reverently answered
the Washington woman. New York
Th OltMi-Txtlnn Gala.
Bright eyes and quick wits were at a
preuilnui at all tbe watering place dur
ing the summer. The game that was
decided tbe most popular Is the observa
tion party. On the table are placed
fifty or sixty objects. Over these ia
thrown a bright cloth, which completely
bides them from sight The players
gather around the table, the cloth Is re
moved for three minutes and during
this time each on fa to observe as many
objects as he can. At the end of th
three minutes the table is again shronded
in mystery, and each player is given tea
minutes in which to write tbe result of
This doe not give yon an instant In
which to collect your thoughts Yon
most hav the words on your finger tips.'
and writ more than rapidly unless yon
wish to be a candidate for th booby
prise. Th papers are collected and
giyti to In.W J1 1 4cl1sjRte-t-
ncttir auu w u is iu Doooy. Ann w vs -
I k. .. .i- tu. tm. littu
gBtM - Tery itmpie bnt try II
? a 1 .... A.ti
VUV1 Ml. UUU VM ttJ Tl .V. W.V..V
yonr eyes and memory bar suddenly
The Fotar of NataL
To the African native the eg tab.
lishment of a colony like Natal is like
throwing open the gates of paradise.
He streams in, offering bis cheap
though not very regular labor, and
supplying all his own wants at the
very smallest expenditure of toil.
Where he multiplies, however, the
British race begins to consider labor
of all but the highest kinds dishonor
able, and from tbe moment that a
white population will not work in the
fields, on the roads, in the mines, In
the factories, its doom is practically
sealed. It is limited to supplying
employees, merchants, contractors,
shopmen and foremen to the commu
nity. Sooner or later the black race will
be educated to a point at which it
will demand and receive a share in
those employments and in the gov
ernment. Whenever that bappena
the white race will either be absorbed
or disappear. The mass will gradu
ally depart, but a few who have lost
tbe sense of superiority will remain,
intermarry and be perpetuated in
the persons of a few hundred, or, it
may be, 11 few thousand, mulattoes
and quadroons. "National Life and
It Kistw Mumjiiltiie,
Tn clear tbe room of mosquitoes take a
piece of pHier rolled nronud a lead pen
cil to form 11 case, and till this witb very
dry Persian insect powder, putting in a
little at a time, and presaiug it down
witb a iencil. Set this cigarette in a
enp of sund tn hold it erect An hour
before gotug to lied close the room and
set the cigarette on lire. One will b
sufficient for small room, bnt for a
large room two will be required. De
troit Free Preas.
Impervious to Cold.
A professor of tbe Paris Academy d
Sciences has been making experiments.
which have resulted in convincing him
that the rabbit is, of all living things.
tbe most capable of withstanding a very
low temperature. Inclosed all night in
a block of ice, a rabbit was found next
day getting on very comfortably and
evidently not aware of anything Tery
peculiar In his circumstances. Nw
tainted with Ammonia, Alum,
food raised with Dr. Price's b
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