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OREGON CITY. CLACKAMAS COUNTY. OREGON. FRIDAY. AUGUST 25. 181)3.
Copper Mines at Copperopolis
Cal., Close Down.
THE PORTLAND SAVINGS BANK.
Idle Mou on tbe Street of Fresno
Aid In tbe Agitation Against
Expert burglar are at work In the
vicinity o( I'liuiiiix, A. T.
Los Aniri'lt'S bus passed an ordinance
against buiu entrances to saioona.
All tlio tailors at N'anaimo, B. C, are
on a strike nguiiiHt a reduction In wages,
An Iutormitioniil Irrigation CongrosH
mil 1)0 held at Lou Angeles in Uctober,
The yard at Mare Island la gradually
accumulating material lor a lino ship
Tliu statement of the assiKiiee of the
Union Hank Company at Portland shows
lifHets Uo,iKJ3, liabilities foZ.lHU.
The estimates for tho cost to repair
me nartlort are placed Z74.73 by tne
.Washington investigating oincial.
Work on San Diego' harbor has been
allotted to Captain B. R. Hmith of Port
lund, Or., and work will bo begun soon.
The Sacramento chain-gang struck
for eight hours a day. They hare been
locked up, and will lie fed on bread and
water lor awhile.
Over $209,001) have been spent trying
to ruiso the San Pedro from Brotchy
ledge. Now the work will have to be
abandoned. The Iron bottom la full of
A rich ttrike was made at the Oest
initio at Silver City, Kev., Friday. The
average assay value was $1,000 per ton.
The output of the uiiue this month will
exceed 120,000. It is operated by live
Charles Nickel, a dudish young man
at Los Angeles, has been arrested for
stealing letters addressed to hotel guests,
and which contained monev. lie did
not confine himself to any particular
The citizens along the Southern Pacific
Coast line are indignant at the cessa
tion of work in the tunnels between
Santa Margarita and Elwood and the
consequent ilelav in giving them prom
ised trailic relief.
Orange growers in Southern California
claim the past season has been unprofit
able. They propose to form a co-operative
association and handle most of the
crop themselves hereafter. The ship
ments were 6,000 carloads, 2,000 above
the previous season.
The receiver's inventory of the Port
land ( Or.) Savings Bank shows that
the batik holds notes aggregating (60,
000, dated July 27, while the bank
closed its doors July 29. Most of the
notes are against employes and officers
of the bank and President Dekum's four
Negotiations are under way to allow
the Washington State building to remain
permanently alter the lair as a natural'
Medals have been awarded by the jury
selected to pass upon th paintings in
oils and water at the fair to the artists of
all countries except the United States,
Mexico, Germany and Austria.
It Is said the big diamond which Is the
star oi me iinany einiuit at tne worms
Fair has been bought by Mrs. Charles
T. Yerkes, wife of the Chicago street
railway king. The price paid is quoted
at (100.000. The diamond la about the
size of a small walnut.
The Mahuraiah of Kanurthula. Klntr
of Kings, owner of 200 elephants, liege
lord of titty wives, having an annual In
come of (10.000,000, spent an hour In
the Oregon Horticultural exhibit view
ing the various kinds of fruits, and was
loud in his praise of their superior ex
cellence. The names of some of the
prominent nurserymen were given him.
and he projioses to take with him to his
kingdom some Oregon fruit trees.
In the cnllerv of the liberal arts build
ing at tlie World's Fair the central figure
of a group in the educational exhibit of
Oregon is a finely executed photograph
of Governor Pennoyer. This likeness is
shown in the space devoted by Oregon
to the State Board of Education, of
which tho Governor is President. This
photograph Is tho subject of more re
marks perhaps than any of Oregon's ex
hibits. The multitude pass by to ad
mire the likeness or to criticise the Gov
ernor. 1 liev are attracted to the siiot,
not because the Governor refused to meet
President Harrison at the State line; not
because he would not permit the State
cannon to be fired upon Cleveland's re
election ( not because he told Grover to
mind his own business: not because he
received and welcomed Adlal so pleas
antly upon the Vice-President's recent
visit to the capital, but because ho is to
day the best advertised man in America,
and the people want to see " what he
The Kansas Coal Miners' Strike
Nearlng an End.
ACT OF A RELIGIOUS LUNATIC
A Nebraska County Treasurer Skips
With the Swag-Drought in
New York State.
FROM WASHINGTON CITY.
Mr. Vest's bill annronrlatintr (300.000
for a site and building in Washington,
to be known as the Hall of Records, has
passed the Sonata.
The Attorney-General has decided
that the Secretary of the Treasury has
no authority to extend the time of the
wunurawai oi domestic whisky irom
Consul-General Mason at Frankfort.
Germany, has made a report to the State
ueparitneut, in which he says that un
der the new tariff not only will Germany
cease to draw from Russia supplies of
rye and petroleum, every year amount
ing to millions of dollars; but, owing to
the drought, Bhe will have a serious de
ficit this year in her own crop of grain,
which will call for a very large importa
tion of breadstuffs from the United
i.,.,tn.-,bi. it, i. r,..,..uj.t, -i
mine on the Uomstock nave been sus
pended. Explorations in that mine have
been in progress tor the last twenty
years, and during that time assessments
were levied on the property aggregating
HJU.U00. Shareholders have at last re
fused to pay assessments.
A regularly organized band of chicken
thieves has been at work for Borne time
in the neichborhood of Sacramento,
The fowls were carried to different points
from Sacramento and shipped to ban
J' ram-isco. Un oi the gang was cap'
tured on the Placerville train, but his
confederates are still at large.
Tho copper mines at Copperopolis,
Calaveras county, Cal., have closed
down. The mines are owned bv Fred
eriek Ames of the Union Pacific rail
road, and were part of tho estate of
Oliver Ames. Ahout iw men are lorced
into idleness, many of whom have
families and had built homes at Cop
The Lighthouse Board gives notice
that on September 15 a red-lantern
light will be established near the west
end of the south Jetty In Unkland (Cal.)
harbor, and that the red light just out
side the north jetty, about three-quart
era of a mile to the eastward of the
Oakland harbor light, will be discontin
ued on the same date.
A circular issued at Astoria, Or,
places the total salmon pack for the
season of 181)3. which has just closed.
at 875,500 cases of all grades, or about
equal to that of 1801, and 00,000 cases
short of last year's pack. Of these
large proportion are flat cans and all
have been sold to domestic dealers, and
many cannors will be short in their
TTio Los Aneeles Chamber of Com'
merce denounces the map which is pub
lished with the State books, for which
the Legislature voted (25,000, and 130,-
UOU copies Ol wun-Hwen? itxeiuiv jiutr
lished for circulation at the World's
Fair, and asks Governor Markham,
under whose name tho book is published
to immediately suppress the circulation
of "so inaccurate and misleading
There are said to be many idle men
on the streets at Fresno, who aid in the
agitation against the Chinese, but who
will not work when places are ready for
them in the orchards and vineyards.
Several gangs of Chinamen were driven
from vineyards the other night, but no
whites would go to work to fill the
places made vaoant. This action is not
general, for many whites of both sexes
have lound and accepted needed em
ployment. In illustration of what Oregon soil can
do in the production of sugar beets Ore
gon is exhibiting at the World's rair a
magnificent 34-pound specimen of the
sugar-beet family, ibis beet was grown
as an experiment, but it demonstrates
what can be done and what will be done
when capital finds investment in sugar
beet factories in this State. Oregon can
grow these beets with profit, and the day
is not far distant when they will be a
C. H. Finn, said to be an attorney at
La Grande, Or., was recently criticised
by Hon. James S. Fee, Judge of the Cir
cuit Court, in the following terms: "Ho
language is strong enough for the re
pro val and condemnation of such con
duct as has been indulged in in this case,
and which is only indulged in by that
class of attorneys 'who come to tbe bar
withoat any legal qualification, self-respect,
sense of decency or knowledge of
the ethics of the profession to which
they belong, and who, if they make a
mistake themselves in the preparations
of a cause or the presentation of the ev
idence,, or are ignorant of the law gov
erning the case, abuse and vilify the
courts, the witnesses, jurors and report
ers, charging them both publiclv and
privatelr with corruption and dishon
esty." "Charge bare also been filed
Senator Dolph will make an earnest
effort to have the limit of cost of Port
land's public building increased from
(750,000 to (1,000,000. He started the
ball rolling by the introduction of a bill
for that purpose the first day that bills
were introduced in the -Senate. It is
passed at this session. There will he no
trouble In getting it through the Senate.
The stick will come in trying to have it
pass the House. The Senator's bill for
a public building at Baker City provides
for an appropriation of (100,000, and the
same amount is asked for a building at
The bill of the Finance Committee of
the Senate to allow national banks to
issue currency to the par value of the
bonds deposited by them in the Treas
ury is sure to experience very stormy
weather. One of the obstacles is Cock
rell's amendment directing the Secretary
of the Treasury to redeem the outstand
ing 2 per cent oonds bv a new issue of
greenbacks. Cockrell calculates that
more than (20,000,000 of the (25,000,000
of these bonds will be presented for re
demption, and that thus an issue of
more than (20,000,000 in greenbacks will
be put in circulation. It is understood
that he has also in reserve several other
propositions that will not be pleasing to
the national banks nor their friends. In
the Senate the new Democratic Senator
from Nebraska (Allen) is also prepared
to attack the bill with an amendment for
the suspension of interest on bonds de
posited hy tho national banks as the
basis for increased circulation.
Senator Puffer of Kansas has intro
duced ( by request ) two financial bills.
one of which provides for an issue of
(000,000,000 of legal-tender money on
sheets of aluminium or silk-threaded
paper, as the people may prefer. The
amount is to be covered into the Treas
ury as "surplus monev." and a call for
all the outstanding interest-bearing
bonds is to lie made, and they are to be
redeemed at par and paid for from the
surplus tuna, ine second measure is
headed the "New Silver Bill." and
directs the Secretary of the Treasury to
purrnase an ine gold, silver and sub
sidiary coins offered at any price, less
the cost ot transportation and mintage
without regard to the price in any
foreign country. The bullion purchased
is to be coined into standard coins at
the ratio of 18 to 1. No reserve is to be
held, excent a sufficiency to meet thn
general indebtedness ol the government,
For every dollar of gold and silver
coined the government is to issue (2 in
greenbacks to supplv the place of the
national bank notes. No special amount
ol bullion is to be purchased monthly,
but the purchase is to be so as to keep
the mints running at their full capacity.
In payments all three kinds ol currency
are to be usd, and discrimination
against any special class of it is prohibited.
Commissioner Miller of the bureau of
internal revenue, in response to an in
quiry made recently, issues an official
statement as to the'refusal of collectors
of internal revenue to receive checks in
pavment of taxes. Mr. Miller said:
"The impression seems to be general
throughout the pnnntrv that thn rafiiiul
of collectors of internal revenue to ac
cept checks in payment of internal
revenue taxes is in accordance with in
structions which have been issued by
the Secretary of the Treasury. No such
instructions hare been issued. The
fact is that until recently tbe collectors
have, at their own riskaccepted chwk.
in payment of taxes, and the same have
been received by the depositories as so
much cash. The condition of things in
the country being such at this time that
the collectors cannot use these checks
Seventeen-year locusts have put In an
appearance in Missouri.
An irrigation canal eighty-six miles
long is to be dug in Colorado.
General Fitz John Porter has become
cashier of New York's postoflice.
General Booth of the Salvation Army
is coming to this country in October.
The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul
proposes to reduce wages 10 per cent.
The late Thomas J. Morse of St. Louis
carried (110,000 insurance on his life.
The Health Officer of Florida declares
there, is no yellow fever at Pensacola.
Moberly, Mo., has two banks which
are said to actually turn away depositors.
At Lancaster, Ta., recently hundreds
of acres of tobacco were ruined by hail.
The Iron and steel mills in Pennsyl
vania that were shut down are starting
The New York Tribune declares that
racing is going downward in public estimation.
Nearlv (76,000 damage was done at
Lynn, Mass., by floods following a re
Representatives of Egypt are studying
Southern methods of cotton-raising near
The New York Recorder (Rep.) advo
cates the free coinage of silver at a rea
B. P. Hutchinson, or "Old Hutch,"
has sold his membership on the Chicago
iioard ol Trade.
Two of the 6,000-horse-power turbine
wheels for the great Niagara power plant
are nearly done.
The Rock Island switchmen threaten
to strike if an attempt is made to re
duce their wages.
Mining experts are actively at work
Inspecting the gold region of the Rocky
A fine quality ot coal in seeming In
exhaustible quantity has been tounu
Kerr county, lex.
The New York banks will soon
crease their circulation to the extent
(8,000,000 or (10,000,000.
Philadelphia Italians have been try
ing to wreck cable cars, because their
children were killed by them.
A company has been formed to intro
duce tho sliding railway system exhib
ited at Chicago into this country,
A movement is in progress to intro
duce improved machinery in the gold
districts ot Alabama and ueorgia,
One thousand saloons have suspended
knainpsa In rillTu Ulhf 1UUUIU. TDBy
could not stand foou a year license.
Galveston ia experiencing an excess of
rainfall and New Orleans a drought. A
year ago these conditions were reversed,
The Kansas coal miners' strike is near-
ins an end. The strikers are trying
return to work on the best terms obtain
There is great apprehension at Omaha
lest the foundation ol the new retierai
building Is not on ground stable enough
to support it.
A Chicago statistician figures that
wheat at the price it is now selling (10
a ton is only to a ton more than timo
thy hay is bringing.
The employes of the bureau of en.
graving and printing at Washington
have been ordered to work till 6 o'clock
every working day until further notice,
At Philadelphia Rachel Boyle, 25 years
. , : i i I : . :
U age, uunng a periuu ui religious ex
citement cut off a portion of her lips
and then broiled it as an offering to God,
The State officers of Kansas have de
cided to Bend out a commissioner to so
licit seed wheat for farmers of that State,
taking notes from the farmers in pay
The women of Hiawatha, Kan., are
raising funds to send alt of tbe drunk'
arils of that town to the Keelev cure,
and they expect to make money oy the
The American Bankers' Association
Convention, announced to be held in
Chicago September 6 and 7, will not
take place because of the present finan
Barrett Scott, Holt county (Neb.)
Treasurer, has disappeared, and an in.
vestigation of his accounts shows a short
age of ahout (00,000. It is thought that
Scott lias gone to Mexico.
Topolobampo colonists have reached
Kansas, and have asked Congressman
riroderick to investigate the methods
pursued by the managers of the colony.
the relugees say it is a swindle.
Only Massachusetts, Virginia, Ohio,
Wisconsin and Iowa will elect Governors
this fall. Only three Legislatures to he
chosen in Virginia, Kentucky and
Iowa will elect united states senators.
business brevities. FOREIGN FLASHES.
Electric tramways and railways in Eu
rope aggregate about 270 miles.
Aiiigator'i i tail is one of the queer del- Final Estimate of the Hunea-
Imclna much nriiiul lv Hniithnrn Creole .
Local bankers at Mobile, Ala., ridicule
Bradstreet's report of a probable crisis
in the cotton region, owing to want of
currency, w hen the time comes they
say all tbe necessary tunds will be forthcoming.
Chicago has been so overrun with car
penters that the unions of that city
have appealed to sister unions through
out the country for financial aid to en
able them to pay the fares ot some ot
tne unempioyeo to ouier cities,
Tbe round-trip fare from St. Louis to
aew urieans a aisianceoi wmnes
during the International Exposition in
the Crescent City in 1885 was (15. and
the round-trip fare from St. Louis to
Chicago distance aw miles is now liu.
There are 2,500 employes of the Fed
eral government in New York city, ex
clusive of the letter-carriers in the post-
office department. Of these 1,600 have
places covered by the civil-service law,
and 1,000 are removable on demand or
Reports from all sections of Ulster.
Orange, Sullivan, Delaware and Greene
counties, N. i ., show that the streams
are drying np, and growing crops are
t th A,: , i l. a
amoontedna (m ti,m . . 'i suffering for moisture. Weill that were
the Internal revenue tar-. lh never known to fail ta giving a tountiful
compelled to exact payment in the i PP1? now UBeleaL
manner provided by section 3473 R. 8., The commencement of th public
which ia aa follows: 'Ami .n 1 -.l. -v.. .. n .
and aU other debu and demands, than ' scene of unusual excitement. Fully
uuuoi ou ji.ir, accruing OT becoming : 2,000 idle men were on band eager to
due to tbe L nited States, shall be paid j find emplovment, and when a team drove
in gold and silver coin, treasury notes, ' op hauling' a wagon loaded with tools, a
United States notes or notes on national ' rush was made for picks and ebovels.
banks. If the banks could pay car- j Those who were unable to secure tools
rency on the checks drawn upon them went to work pulling np weeds, showing
dt nartiea who have taxes to tmv '.,!. j..;.;.. .-j - . L
thJLln Fr'"kiD r hi. cneck. would be received by thelle I F wo ttotahaTto t
K "ui oTor" " " ' woM baM thV worW with hearty
It is estimated that at least 1.000.000
pounds of rubber are annually nsed for
Twenty thousand people at Kedditch,
England, make more than 100,000,000
needles a year.
Tanning la done In this country In
auout one-quarter the time usually ai'
lowed in kurope.
The largest knitting-needle plant In
the world lias recently been enlarged at
Manchester, si, il.
The manufacture of a single noodle In
eludes some twenty-one or twenty-two
About 00 per cent of the copper pro
duced In this country comes from the
Lake Superior region.
In 1880 the United States produced
103,000 tons of refined copper, nearly
nan the world's yield.
Thirty thousand tons of "staff" ma
terial were used in the walls of the
World's Fair building.
By improvements in mining machinery
one man in 1888 raised more ore than
four men could in 1800,
The great gold fields of South Africa
were discovered in 180(1 by an elephant
hunter named Hartley.
During the past five years (10,500,000
worth ot ostrich leathers have been ex
ported from Cape Colony.
The consumption of naila in this coun
try has increased from l,Z4,7ZV kegs in
18DU to 6,002,170 kegs In 18U1.
The purchasing power of monev in the
days of the Komau Emperors was about
tn tunes what it is at present.
Cakes of tea in India, pieces of silk in
China, salt In Abyssinia and codfish in
Ireland have all been used as money.
For the week ended July 31 the Chat
tanooga Tradesman rejiorts twenty-four
now industries established or Incorpor
An immense foundry, covering six
acres, is being built bvthe Carnegie firm
near Pittsburg, to be operated entirely
Since the settlement of the Black Hills
the sum of (44,000,000 has been produced
in gold alone. The annual output ex
The latest use for aluminium Is for
street-car tickets, and it must be con.
ceded that the metal 1b singularly adapt
ed tor tne purpose.
rian Wheat Crop.
GREAT ADVANCEMENT IN RUSSIA
Ad Estimate of tbe Wheat Crop of
on tbe Adriatic.
Tobacco culture is prohibited In Egypt.
The Stramboll volcano l In vlnlnnt
ureat Urltaln received in nKT ann v.
un irom America last year.
The paternal French
porta live bees through the malls for
It Is estimated that tlia n llrUn
gold mines will double their products
Ids year, .
In the lust thirty vears the Innx.rUnf
..it.. nH i... t...i!- - . . . .'. .
muni i iniiin amounted to ahout II.
Italy's government w forbid all nil,
griuiiigos to Koine in the event of clml
era continuing abroad,
Tho Austrian government has nmhih.
ited the circulation in the country nf th
ni.l.. U...-.- ..;..
Iimago nutuia &eiiung.
Colombia has declared thn fnAmifni'ta
ure of cigarettes and the sale of t tit to
be national monopolies.
Sunday dances are said to have tie-
come a recognized Institution with thn
" smart set in London.
The International Medical Conuress.
set for Rome September 24, has been
postpones lo April, ism.
- Repeated shocks of earthnuakn
destroyed one-half the town of Matti-
nata on tne Adriatic coast.
Rocktown and Cavallv. on the wnat
coast of Africa, are now blockaded bv
. i. .. t ;i : . -
me .iuvimu government.
The Hungarian crop of wheat is finally
estimated at 120,000,000 bushels, against
ivi,vw,uuu uuoueis last year,
It Is estimated that 500.000 nersnnn
nave neon tnrown out of work through
the British coal miners' strike.
Tobacco, cigars, cigarettes and tli
unem uiiAiure are loruiuuen irom enter
ing New Zealand by parcel post,
The daily total supply of water bv the I Paria ,..i . i
London companies is 200,204,879 gallons eral strike October 1 because the govern
for a population estimated at 6,003.107, ment clmuvt their Inhnr
representing a daily, consumption per In En there . ta1fc
haarl rt A I A era 1 1 stria Irw oil nil rrvkDu I WIW wv
- 6"" " J'f-" about gnsshonnera as d t. dun in I ha
The United States mints coined (34.- statements of Stanley and other African
787,uuu in gold last year, wnicn is explorers
per cent of the total money circulation Diamoads to the value of over (5,000,
in the f)untn Besidesi this our mints 000 were told In one lot recently by the
uibiiuiik.i,uicu f,4ra,vv in gum um o i ue .Beers uotnpauy of south Africa to a
inn jc-m. syndicate.
the annual meat production of Aua- nu ntap (vntmi, in niiu ..i
. i, . orvrt i - ; , , , . . . I P " " '
irana is ouu pounus per niiiauiwiii ; oi
Argentina, 300; of the United States,
178; of Ireland. 100: of Denmark, 128:
of Spain, 71; of France, 70; of Great
Britain, 53; of Italy, 28.
WntAT-Valley, B7tc(1.00; Walla
Walla, 8790c per cental.
ruiuk, riio, arc.
FLOim-Standard, (3.40; Walla Walla,
(3.40; graham, (3.00; superfine, (2.50
Oats White,4042c per bushel ; gray,
40c : new crop, gray, 30c ; rolled, in bags,
(0.25(016.60; barrels, (0.50&0.76; cases,
MiLLsrrjrrs Bran, (18.00; shorts,
(21.00; ground barley, 22((23; chop
feed, (18 per ton : whole feed, barley, 80
(aBoo pur cental; middlings, (23t28
per ton; chicken wheat, (1.22.Hj1.25
Btmsa Oregon fancy creamery, 22'
(325c: fancy dairy. 20(222 c! fair to
good, ltifttl'c; common, 14(?15o per
pound; California, 3544c pur roll.
Chkksb Oregon, 12,'c; California,
notice; Young America, 14'a per
Kous 15(3 17c per doien.
Podltry Chickens, old. (4.00:
broilers, (2.00(33.00: ducks. (4.00(35.00:
geese, (8.00 "er dozen ; turkeys, live, 14c
per pound ; dressed, none in the market.
VKOKTABI.BS AND fKCITB.
Vu., u ri1, . ...
I .U.I.BUH VBMMOgC.. 1U I'M I MJllllU j
California potatoes, (1.00 per sack ; Ore
gon, 76c; new onions, l,'cc per pound;
rods, l.Sgc; cucumbers, Oregon, 8(5 10c
per doztn; string beans, 5(7o per
pound ; tomatoes, 7580c per box : green
corn, 10($12'tc per dozen; sweet pota-
wwb, z;j(g,ic per pounu.
FauiTs Sicily lemons, (0.00(36.50 per
box: California new crop, (5.50toO
per box ; bananas, (1.60(33.00 per hunch :
oranges, (3.00 per box; pineapples, (0.00
per dozen ; vaiuornia apples, (I.Z51.60
per bushel; Oregon. 60(t75c: peaches.
85c(1.00 per box; Oregon, 0C(05c per
box; Oregon-peach plums, 40(g00c per
uox uartieii pears, fi.zoigi.ou per box;
blackberries, 46c per pound; water
melons, (2.00(33.00 per dozen; canta
loupes, (1.60(31.75 per dozen; huckle
berries, 15c per pound: graooa (Muscat
and Rose of Peru), (1.00 1.26.
Dbikd FatitTS Petite prunes. lOtailc:
silver, 11 12c; Italian, 13.Sc; German,
10($llc; plums, 8(4 Dc; evaporated ap
ples, 10(gllc; evaporated apricots, 12(oj
16c; peaches, 10(jsl2jc; pears, 7llc
Honby Choice comb, 18c per pound;
new Oregon. 1620c; extract, 0(gl0c.
Saw Liverpool, 100s, (16.00; 60s,
(16.50; stock, (8.60(89.50.
Corrax Costa Kica. 22c: Kio. 21c:
Salvador, 21Hc ; Mocha, 20, 30c ; Java,
2430c; Arbuckle's and Lyon, 100-
pound cases, 24.85c per pound ; Colum
bia, same, Z4.toc.
Rica Island.(4.75a5.00 : Janan.(4.7S :
New Orleans, (4.50 per cental.
Bbans Small whites. S.c: Dinks.
3c; bayos, 3c; butter, 4c; lima, 4c
Syrup Eastern, In barrels, 4056c;
in half-barrels, 4267c; in cases, 36(3
80c per gallon ; (2.25 per keg ; California,
in Parrels, zvtgwc per gallon; (1.70 per
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Lateit U. S. Gov't Report
FARM AND GARDEN.
Diversified Farming Recom
mended by a Farmer.
EFFECT OF P0DLTEY MANUBE.
Tbe Spirit of Thrift and Largeness
of Enterprise Seen on Every
Hand in Iowa Etc.
ooab D, 6c ; Golden C,
Justice Field is the Onlv Supreme Jus-
uue reiuHinuig wuo sat in me lamouus
Ex-Attorney-General Garland is pav-
ins his annual visit to his summer home
at Hominy Hill near Little Rock,
Mr. Harris, the composer of the tomi
lar song "After the Ball," will, it is said,
realize over (1UU,UUU from its sale,
Ex-Governor Richard J. Oirlesbv of II
linois told a reporter the other day that
just now he is more interested in pota
toes than politics,
Colonel John S. Mosbv. the famous
ex-Confederate, is practicing law in San
r rancisco. He is nearly OU years old,
but stands straight as au arrow, and is
full of vigor.
Andrew Carnevle has rented besides
Craig Castle in Scotland Craig-dhu
House, two miles from the castle on the
banks of Loch Ovie, near the rocky re.
cesses where Prince Charlie took refuge
alter ine oattie ot utmoden.
Albert Snider, a erantlson of million1
uiiii uiiiA uaiunjuui l n , i i mill irt
has enlisted as a private in the United
States cavalrv. He sava he likes the
army and means to study for a comtnis
sion. His grandfather approves of his
Governor Russell of Massachusetts !
ceived a few days ago In liis mail a box
containing a cigar sixteen inches long
and two inches In diameter. It had been
sent by the Consul at Costa Rica, whose
designs upon the Governor's health and
comfort can only be surmised
Count Crispl, ex-Premier of Italy, is
again ill. for several weeks he has been
a patient in his lovely villa, Lina, near
Naples. The Countess and the states
man's dnuehter are his duvntpd attend
ants. He has been obliged to give np of the place is imperfect. All the house
all attention to politics for the present, hold servants, including the head house
keeper, will he put on board wages.
Northern Hunaarv. and Breat damairei
nave resulted, in many places the
peasantry are Deggarea.
Tbe duty which Germany is said
have levxd upon Russia grata . is morel
than 50 Mbr cent' hfoner than 6n bread
stuffs frofn the United States.
England will need millions of bushels
oi American wheat probab v the bulk
oi iw,wu,wu quarters uenclency will be
urawn irom tne united states,
Stonecutters in Germany are collect
ins funds for their fellow-craftsmen al
Bordeaux. France. 4.000 of whom are
on strike against a reduction of wages,
It is stated that a study of the census
snows mat mere are in England 34
blind clergymen, 21 doctors. 2 barristers
and 14 lawyers engaged In active work
India has hoarded (135.000.000 worth
of silver and half as much in gold,
mostly in the shape of SiIoIb and orna
ments bidden out of sight, in thirty
It is said that William Waldorf Astor
has set out to have the best racinir
siaoie in r.ngiand. tie is ouying ever'
tnorouguoreu oi reputation that
offered to him.
The New Zealand LaW Department
prints a monthly iournal giving statistics
of the labor market throughout the
world. It is distributed among the
workuien free of charge.
Joseph Hessel. the Austrian, who
said to have invented the marine screw
propeller, died in abject poverty. But a
monument was erected to his memory
the other day in Vienna,
The Mark Lane Express in its weekly
review of the British grain trade says :
The British wheat crop is now estimated
at oo.uuu.uuu nusnets. rnis leaves lott.-
uuu.uw DusheiB to he imported.
The number of emigrants who durlnu
the past half year sailed from the ports
oi (.treat Britain reached the total of
170,088, as against a total of 178,814
the corresponding period of 1802,
Buckingham Palace Is about to be
closed for six months. The sanitation
politics for the present
Miss Mat Crim, the young novelist.
was born in Ixiuisiana, but has spent
most of her life in Georgia. At present
she is living In 2ow York, and is en
gaged on a novel and a play. In appear
ance she is graceful and girlish. Mie is
still quite young. Her first story was
"An Unfortiinit Creetur," a sketch of
power and pathos.
The Raiah Ralagan is having a hltrh
old time at Newport. He has dined with
McAllister, and has seen Miss Lester,
The Raiah 'a explanation that he has
only two wives instead of six, a calumny
inai was siarieu py some designing
spanisii imke, has entirely relieved
ewport society from any embarrass
ment in receiving him.
One of the most brilliant and brave
officers of the Salvation Army is Major
Susie M. Swift, who was a Vassar girl
nine years ago, when sue decided to en.
list in the armv with two college coin-
She is tbe only native Ameri
The Maories of New Zealand are de
manding home rule. The British have
"raised them from their savage state
and educated them, and now they want
to attend to their own anaira instead of
being governed by the white settlers.
The Pone has directed the Catholic
Inhabitants at Naples not to fast on
Fridays as long as the cholera prevails.
as the physical weakness resulting from
fasting might increase the danger of
three women have been slaughtered
in the open air ol London's suburbs t
unknown assassins recently. In eacl
case the victim was silently and swiftly
killed with a knife, and the murderer
vanished without leaving a trace of him,
In its efforts at retrenchment and re
form the government of New South
Wales has already effected a reduction
In . V. n jvvnAnxlUH-A- . 1. I - f
minions. M lie In the nn v n va Atnari. ""uu.vuic iwi una year wi
can woman who holds the rank of Major ilff00 f' .comPared wilh '8t
in General Booth's battalion, and will 0fflc,a alftr,e4 have been a
probably achieve higher rank in the near
future. I There are very persistent rumors cur-
ev. Elijah Kellogg, whose " Sparta-1 rent in London, having every appear
to the Gladiators '' has been so many ance of truth, to the effect that the
schoolboys' favorite declamation for
many years, is atill preaching on Sun
days in his church at Harpawell, Me.,
although he has passed his 80th birth
day. He has done a wonderful amount
relations between the Prince and
Princess of Wales have been strained of
late to a greater extent than at any
period since their marriage.
There are 250 cases of cholera and 121
of good among the fishermen of Casco deaths in Naples from August Stotb
Bay in his long career. He expects soon
to retire from active service, but he can
never cease doing good as long as life
Ex-Governor Campbell of Ohio ia a
nephew of the late Hon. Lewis D. Camp
bell, who was long a leader of first one
and then the other of the great political
parties in Uh;o and always popular.
ew men could excel him upon the
stump, lie waa a small man, but a
brainy man and of great courage. It
loth, according to the official figures,
The disease is spreading to other coast
towns, uunng the same period there
were fourteen cases and three deaths on
the island of Capey, twenty miles from
veau Temps of St. Petersburg-, was in
terviewed by a Paris reporter tbe other
day. "During the past thirty years,"
he said, " there has been an immense
advancement in Russia on tbe part of
waa L. D. Campbell who sent the short I the people. Factories and schools have
message to "Billy" Brooks of South multiplied enormously: people's banks
Carolina after Lis assault upon Charles have been established, and the Czar baa
Sumner, " Meet me in Canada." But just founded an agricultural bureau for
Brooks thought It wa " too far from I the purpose of aiding all thoM who lira
anth Carolina" I MrmMU b fai-mlno
v. o-c : uoiuen u. o-tic: exira
C, 6Jic ; confectioners' A, 6c ; dry gran
ulated, 6c; cube, crushed ana pow
dered, 7c per pound ; c per pound
discount on all grades for prompt cash ;
mapie sugar, io(8ioc per pound.
T- " - 0-NM-KDOOOM,
Canneo Goooa Table fruits, assorted,
(1.762.00; peaches, (1.852.10; Bart
tett pears, (1.752.00; plums, (1.37)s
I .tw; strawberries, (2.i!0(g2.4&; cherries,
(2.25(32.40; blackberries, (1.85(32.00;
raspberries, (2.40; pineapples, (2.25
z.w; apricots, (l.05z.uo. Fie fruits,
assorted, (1.20; peaches, (1.25; plums.
(1.00(31.20: blackberries. (1.25(21.40 per
aozen. rie iruits, gallons, assorted,
(3.1&3.50; peaches, (3.60(34.00: apri
com, ro.outsi.uv; piuras, fZ.7o(g:j.OO
Mbats--Corned beef. Is. (1.60:
(2.40; chipped, (2.654.00; lunch
tongue. Is. (4: 2s. (6.75: deviled ham
(I.oZ.15 per dozen.
r imiNardines, his, 7fic(2.25; Ka
.15(44.60: lobsters. (2.30(3.50: sal
mon, tin 1-1 b talis, (1.25(tt(1.50; flats,
(1.76; 2-lbs, (2.252.60 ; ,-barrel, (5.60,
Eastbkn Smokio Miat and' Laud
Hams, medium, uncovered. 15rdl(lc per
pound; covered, 14)(9150; breakfast
hacon, uncovered, lU(rfl7c; covered, io$
Oflioc; snort clear stiles. I3(dl4c; dr
salt sides. HX(312luc: lard, compound
in tins, 10c per pound; pure, in tins, 13
14c; Oregon lard, HYtfiWi-c.
BOPS, WOOL AMO BIDK8.
Hops '02s, 10 10c per pound, accord
ing to quality; new crop, 'ttts, 10(3 rc.
Wool U in nana valley. 14(16c: fall
clip, 1314c; Willamette valley, 10(3
12c, according to quality; Eastern Ore
gon, 0I4c per pound, according to
IIiDxs Dry hides, selected prime.
brf8c; green, selected, over 55 pounds,
tc; under no pounds, itc: sheep pelts,
short wool, 3050c; medium, 00 80c;
long, uucii.zo; shearlings, lutgzuc: tal
low, good to choice, 35c per pound.
It pays to be thorough. An Iowa
farmer In Prairie Farmer says: Three
fourths of the oata that are thin on the
ground are so because they have never
been covered, and the lone-continued
cold and wet weather has rotted all at
the surface. It is difficult to kill the
healthy germ of life when it is properly
protected. The same may be said of
timothy sown with the oata. My expe
rience proves that grass seed needs har
rowing in as thoroughly aa wheat or oats.
If there ia one thing more mortifvimr
than others in farming, it is to have a
half stand, especially meadow. It is a
waste of land and, what ia vet more pre
cious, a waste of time postponing until
nexi year wnai we should enjoy this
year. Herein lies the secret of many
tedious debts. A full crop will often lift
the mortgage, which hangs like a hog at
a root, so to speak. Besides the land has
as good a right to yield its utmost as I
have to expend my, strength and time.
And the land in these parts at least will
yield cheerfully if we but cultivate it
properly. There is a bonanza in every
quarter section of Iowa prairie for the
owner if he but works his mine as he
should. And the same land will "lan
guish and pine" and manifest it the
whole year round if its tilth, like its
owner, is half-hearted and slipshod. The
days of 15 and 20-cent corn are past,
never to return, ror this we are thank
ful. I have hauled oats twelve miles
and sold them for 12 cents a bushel.
But that will never occur again in Iowa.
Hence the farmer who is wide-awake to
his privileges will "push" things on his
farm. His farming will be diversified.
His farming will not be all corn any
more. But he will raise oata and rye
and other cereals and many tubers. The
spirit of thrift and largeness of enter
prise is seen on every hand among the
farmenuFoddacol aUL-aarU hi-in. de
Aiand al some lime in thu winter. Heiee
the swales are now with us of this sec
tion all mowed not only once but twice
during the season the first time the lat
ter part of June and later in September.
This is as it should be with diversified
farming; care in saving and looking
after what are called little matters will
soon make the farmers not only the most
prosperous, but the happiest class of
people in all the world.
EXPERIMENTS IN PEBPINO DAIRY COWS.
It now seems to be a eenerallv accented
fact that the per rent of butter fat in
mux is alwAVs a mnuAr nr hreariincr anri
oi individual peculiarities, aavs a writer.
and that it cannot be controlled in any
considerable degree by the feeding or
u eminent oi me cow. rrol. ramnirton
oi ine Illinois station has made some
experiments recently to test this point,
and the results obtained are interesting.
He finds that the butter fat was the
most changeable constituent of the milk
The per cent of solids not fat was quite
unilorm. Both were higher in the last
pari oi ine period oi lactation than in
the first, when the cows were fresh and
the maximum quantity of milk was pro
duced. This was especially true of the
fat. As the activitv of the milk elands
j.. i. .... - ... :. 5 ...
grauuaiiy uecune until tne now ot milk
ceases, the formation of the fat seems to
hold out better than the other constitu
ents of the milk. A gradual increase of
the grain feed from twelve to twenty
four pounds per day per head and the
change from stable to pasture feed each
increased the yield of milk, but had very
little effect on its quality. In some re
spects the results obtained by Prof. Far
rington are contrary to the generally ac
cepted belief in regard to the production
of butter fat, and will serve to reopen a
question which has never been definitely
"NOW I LAY ME."
Tb firs opoa the hearth Is low.
And ther Is tlllnws i juawsi
Uk troubled spirit her aa4 ther.
The firelight ibadowa fluttering go.
And a the bsdom round m creep,
A ohlldlah treble break the gloona.
And eofthr from Che farther room
(tome. "Now I lajr m down to tloep."
And, eomehow, irtth that little nrasw
And that sweet treble la mf tut
ily thought goes baek to dleteat Pear
And linger with a dear one there.
And u I hear th child's amea.
My mother faith eome book to ma.
Crouched at her eld I nem to be.
Ana moiner noiat mjr nana
UVI AND DBKSSSD MEAT.
Bbip Prime steers, (2.50(92.76: fair
In -... I alnAM1 . '1 ,WI ,V K1. 1 . I
cows, l.oU(tfZ.w; dressed beef, (3.50
Mutton Choice mutton. (2.75:
dressed, fo.uu; lambs, (Z.002.50;
dressed, (0.00; shearlings, 2Kc, live
Hoos Choice heavy. (6.00(35.50: me
dium, (4-50(0(6.00; light and feeders,
(4-50o.UU; dressed, (7.00.
Aoa AND SAOOINO.
Burlaps, 8-onnce. 40-inch, net cash.
6c; burlaps, 10,-ounce, 40-inch, net
cash, 7c; burlaps, 12-ounce, 45-inch,
7c; burlaps, 15-ounce, 60-inch, 12 c;
burlaps, zu-ounce, 7!nch, 14c; wheat
bags. Calcutta. 23x30. spot. 6c:
2-bushel oat bags, 7c
Tin I. C. charcoal. 14x20. prime Qual
ity. (8.60(39.00 per box: for crosses. 12
extra per box; I. C. coke plates, 14x20,
prime quality, (7.50(38.00 per box ; terne
plate, 1. C, prime quality, (6.60(37.00.
Nail) Base quotations: Iron. 12.2ft r
steel, (2.35; wire, (2.76 per keg.
Ibon Bar, 2fec per pound : nla-lron.
(23(326 per ton.
BTgtL r"er pound, 10gc.
Liad Per pound, 4gc; bar, 6Vc
Naval Store Oakum. 14 nOifi ()
bale; resin, (4.808.00 per 480 pounds;
tar. Stockholm. (13: Carolina. ItwrUr.
rel ; piU:h, (0 per barrel ; turpentine, 65c
per gallon in car lota.
The Inereaae la Crematloa.
Tho practice of cremation instead of
ordinary burial la making steady prog
ress In Paris, in sjjite of opposition. At
the new crematorium of the cemetery
rere-ia-cnaise a furnace ia in operation
Which will reduce a body to aabea in less
than an hour, at a cost of about thirty
cents for fueL Since the establinhmrat
of this system in tbe French capital
1,200 unclaimed bodies of persona who
have died in hospital have been thn
diipoed of, beside the bodies of 800 of
the well to do classes, whose wishes have
Uea thu compliod with. Ciailfoacl
Ohl for an boor In that dear placet
Ohl for the peaoe of that dear timet
Obi for that ohlldUh tout abumel
Ohl for a gllmpee of mother faeel
Vet, a the thedowi round m creep,
I do not seem to be alone
Sweet nuurlo of that treble to-
And "Now I lay me down to sleep."
-Eugene Field ia Chicago New
A pee' Meet la Baraea.
One of th moat notieearbla future ot
the landscape of Borneo ia th Boats of
oranga which ar scattered about thickly
among the tall trees. From their number
on might get a greatly exaggerated Im
pression of th plentifoloeMof th .pedes,
anlea it were understood how and for
what purpoee the roosting place ar
constructed. Th beast an araatlr an
noyed by file, from whloh tbey ar able to
protect th front part of their bodies with
their hands, but tbey cannot keep th
victou Insect from biting them la the
rear, and so they gather a quantity of
leave and branches and mak thtm Into
ooucbe to repos agatnat among the
A protection of this ort rv very well
for while, but presently It material be
gin to decompose, and the decaying leave
attract tb flies, which tb orang i so anx
ious to get rid or. Then b I obliged to
mak another nest of froth atuff, and so ha
may requir dosn of them fa tb conn
of a year. loaamuch a h do sot take
th tronbl to remov th old mm tbey
remain to aaorn tb trcaton la which ha
swing about. Interview In Wasblngtm
A Chaae to Tee Hie glory.
Brander Matthew tell this cbaractoria-
tlo itory of tb late John Duff. It was In
th day when Doff wa th financial back
er of hi son-in-law, Auguatln Daly, and
nsed to look after hi Interest in tb front
of tb house. On evening, when Duff waa
In hi most glacial mood, a person who
had to raise hi voice in order to be aaard
abov hi clothe charged upon th gat,
and th following oon venation ananadi
"Ssy, pass tb perteear"
"Naw. Lightnla chang ticket mmm
"Ob, handle money qutokly." ,
"Can you prov Itr
"Then step down ther and Me how too
you can work C.B0 on th boa office man."
Tb statement remained unproved.
New York Commercial Advertiser.
ameer or pqcltby manor.
The droppings from a flock of fifty
fowls were saved during last winter, and
last spring were spread thinly over a
patch of strawberries and raspberries,
says an exchange. Borne of the neigh
bors thought that the dropplmrs would
prove Injurious if applied without mix
ing with anything else, but thev were
not in furious in the least, and bothemns
of berries showed in their thrifty growth
and the large crop of fruit they bore the
uenenciai enect oi tne manure applied.
The new canes of the raspberries are of
extra size, and of the strawberries it
might be said that they have outdone
themselves. Fifty fowls will produce a
barrel of droppings every two weeks, or
twenty-six barrels In a year; and these,
if used on berries, will add Prion rh tn
the crop to buy almost as much feed as
the fowls would require on a farm.
Counting th Cos.
It I seldom that a witness aoknowkdg
la court that he ha counted th cost of
false a Well aa truthful testimony.
A negro In a Georgia courtroom was re
minded by the Judge that he most 111 the
"Well, yar see. boas." said th wttnau
"I's skeered to jell a whole traf for fef
I might tell a Ife.f
Do you know tb natur of an oathf
asked th judge.
"Do you understand what von an to
"Yes, sah; I'm to (wear to tell d trot''
"And what will bannen if von do not tall
"I 'spects our side'll win th a, sah."
B Cnulda't Sell It, '
"Slgnor Console. I orav von tell m what
thl is for?" exclaimed an Italian shop
keeper, as he entered th American eon-
sul's office, followed by a boy carrying
patent clothe wringer. "I have had It In
my establishment nearly a year, and I
should so like to know what It I for." ,
"Why, that's for drying clothes."
"Really, slgnorf Mosttrnlyf" 1
"What did you think It was"
A shrug of tbe sbouldenawrvsd as the
man's only response, but it afterward ap
peared that he bad been trying to sail it to
artiste, as a great Improvement in th an
of photography. Youtb'a Companion.
Be Csed is Bo a Walker.
On of th unique figures down town la
wall built, energetlo man of medium
lUtur and trace of gray In hi hair. Be
Site briskly to and out of banks, broker
office and lawyer' libraries. A quarter
of a century ago be wa th most noted
pedestrian in tb world. HI gnat walk
from Portland, Me., to Chicago gave hint
fame evarywber that newspaper wan
printed. And ther never wa a aqoarar
fairer walker than Rdward Psrsoa
Weston. He still retain some of hi old
grace and elasticity, which serre him ad
mirably In hi present modest calling of
general solicitor and collector. II per
formed a prominent part'ln th raising of
tb money for tbe Washington memorial
arch. Nw York Time.
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