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OREGON CITY. CLACKAMAS COUNTY. OREGON. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 3. 181)3.
Flood Predicted in the I'ot latch
Country Next Spring.
THK CURRENT OK THE HANTIAM
PrcHeott aud Arizona Central Rail
roud Withdrawn Its Trains
A I'artiHan Removed.
An effort In being Hindu to organize
union of scalers at Victoria, JS. 6.
Cuiituiit Cochrane at Vallojo, recently
court-iiuirtiulcd, has been restored to
duty by Hwrelaiy ilerlairt.
A survey of the Boston's bottom at
Mure Inland llnds it remarkably well
preserved, notwithstanding the vessel's
long; exposure at Hawaii.
Many of the delegates to the Irriga
tion Congress, recently in session at ixis
Angeles, aro studying tlio irrigation sys
tems ol Mint section ot tne state.
Warburton Piko, the English explorer,
bus returned to Xanuimo, H. C, from
the interior of Alaska by the steamer
liertlia, having made a journey of over
4,000 in i leu in a small l'eteruorougli
The l'roscott and Arizona Central
railroad hnx withdrawn its trains. The
road is seventy-two miles long, but since
tlio building of i'h- Santa l'e, 1'rescott
and I'liii'iiix io.,d luc latter has all the
Mrs. Rooks in the Evans murder case
at Jackson, Amador county, Cal., testilied
that tiherili' Thorn oll'ered' her $600 if she
would swear that Evans was not at
homo on the 15th of June, the day Mes
senger Tovey was shot.
Chris Evans, the train robber and
murderer, has been removed from his
cell into one more secure, owing to
rumors which reached the Sherilf that
an ellbrt to release the prisoner was le
ing made. Evans says there was no
plot to release him; that the story was
originated by "cowardly detectives."
The settlers in Mesa Grande, San
Diego county, Cal., are excited over the
result of the recent survey of Indian
lands in that section. Many ranchers
tind they are not on their own property
and that their hard work for years has
been practically worthless to them.
For being an offensive partisan J. V.
Kavatmgh, a writer in the steam engi
neering department at the Mare Island
navy yard, bus been dismissed by Secre
tary Herbert, and K. J. Stoddard of San
Francisco appointed in his stead. This
is the third removal during the present
The changing current of the Santiam
is threatening to render useless the San
- ilnr.nn liriilisn. It has nlreadv cost about
f'.'O.OOO, ami the Linn 'county (Or.) offi
cials are debating whether it will be
cheaper to keep following up the chang
ing channel or tear the bridge down and
rebuild it at some point where it is more
Some sensational evidence was pro
duced at the trial of the libel suit against
the liee at Sacramento instituted by
George 1. Itoyster. The deposition of
ex-County Clerk Reynolds of San Fran
cisco was read, allowing some of the
methods he had employed to defeat the
nds of justice on his second and last
trial for being short in his accounts with
Old settlers in Idaho State predict a
flood in the l'otlatch country next
spring. Fourteen years ago the ground
was soaked with ram before the snows
came and when the snow melted it tilled
the rivers to overflowing. At Kcndrick
the Ice was piled fifteen feet nigh after
the waters subsided. Light years ago it
was impossible to travel from Juliactta
to J.ewiston on account 01 tne noou.
At a meeting held at Stockton, Cal.,
bv the local real estate men and prop
erty owners a committee was appointed
to "draft a petition asking the Super
visors and City Council to call a bond
election to vote $350,000 bonds to build
a ship canal through the tule land from
the Stockton channel to a point on the
Sun Joaquin river, twelve miles below
Stockton. The canal would drain a large
area of valuable land.
Nothing new has occurred in con
nection with the robbery of Treasurer
Mulligan at Ilealdsburg, Cal. A senti
ment prevails that Mulligan knows more
than lie has told, and he has told many
things that will not bear comparison.
Strong hints are mado that he was in
terested in the theft. His friends, who
are numerous, Bcout the idea of his dis
honesty, and his past life fully justifies
them in so doing. His bond, which had
been reported as missing, has been
Five members of the Portland Amal
gamator and Mining Company started
recently via the Union Pacific for the
seat of present operations on Snake
river, near Parma, Idaho. The bars of
this river have been worked in a small
way during many years. The gold is
very abundant, but is so fine that it is
difficult to save it. A new machine has
been put in by this company which is
confidently believed will Bave this gold.
The patentee, X. L. Raber, has gone to
Snako river to start the work.
The attorneys for Sidney Bell, the
highwavman, now serving a sixty-year
term at the State prison at Folsom, have
filed a brief in the Supreme Court,
which is the first step toward securing
Bell's release. The grounds taken are
that the indictments on which Bell was
guilty were not good, having been al
lowed to lapse and the cases to drop
from the calendar. This was due to a
murder charge which was hanging over
the prisoner, on which it was expected
to secure eonviction. The prosecution
was disappointed in this, and then
charges of robbery were taken up and
pressed. It is believed among lawyers
that the conviction of Bell on a charge
of murder would be extremely difficult,
so that if the technical point is sustained
the footpad will be at liberty in the near
There will be a great mr
the Midwinter Fair, but not
them will be San Franriso
will be March All
will that day tnru out to .
dav of the citv. and
. i: 't Of
nr to the
3narters-of a-mil!ion nurk cf Chicago
ay will not be striven for, the managers
horie the attendance at the park will
break all records (or f acifi: Coast leath
erings. San Francisco day there will be
much to attract, but the most attractive
will be the Mardi Graa festival, which
will be held there. A company has been
formed in San Franciw-o to provide
a festival of the Mardi Graa clans. It
was at first thought that something of a
local character could be secured, bat
owing to the shortness of the time al
lowed it was decided to take advantage
of the work already done on the New
Orleans festival and bring it hitler
. bodilr. It will be brought. All its pa
geantry and its mirth-provoking features
are to be shown, just aa they have for
jmn in the CrMoant City.
The making of chinawaru 1 the oldest
Clinton, la., claims to have the largest
Horseshoui are made of cowhide In
There are nearly 8,000 women farmers
There are about 8,000 banks in the
Over 1,100 cows are quartered In the
city of Dublin.
Ixibstcrs are the sole product of one
larm in Maine,
Chill is having twelve locomotives
built in New lork.
A shorthand typewriter is the result
ol a late invention.
An English corset firm made HIM cor
sets for men last year.
The average wages of the coolies of
India is (I cents a day.
Last year 1,250,000,000 bananas found
market in this country.
The first electric underground railroad
is in operation in London.
A net to catch whale has been patented
at Auckland, New Zealand.
More than 500 electric railroads are in
operation in the United States.
Women are crowding the men out of
clerical employments in Canada.
A new oie plate has holes in the tuit-
tom to save the pie from sogginess.
Xow there are farmers who are satis
fied with electric power for plowing.
People in the United States consume
nearly out) tons of mix vomica yearly.
A Holland woman is engaged in the
making of wooden shoes in Fairhaven,
Flour is mado from bananas, and may
become an important food supply of the
A London laundry, owned bv women
and employing only women, earned $.'10,
000 last year.
Pittsburg and Jersey factories manu
facture glassware for a prominent dealer
in Hongkong. .
Nearly 0.000 chimney sweeps are con
stantly engaged in sweeping the 1,000,000
chimneys in London.
The country around Norfolk, Va.. pro
duces something like 5,000,000 bushels
of peanuts every year.
The assessed valuation of property in
Chicago is only $219,354,308, while that
of Baltimore is $285,000,000.
South Florida is a great country for
bees. There is something in bloom for
them to feed on during the entire year.
In August, 1802, 270,838,1)30 cigarettes
were manufactured in this country. The
figures for August, 181)3, are 357,84!),3oO.
The electric-lamp industry of New
York gives employment to between 2.000
and 3,000 girls. It is piece work, and
pays about $0 a week.
The Krupp gun works claims to have
manufactured a machine which will roll
iron so thin that it would take 1,800
sheets to make an inch.
Accprdingto. Mayor Uilroy the corpo
ration of New York owns $650,000,000
worth of real estate. He estimates Cen
tral Parle as worth $200,000,000.
As has been anticipated, orange cult
ure in the United States has outgrown
the ability of the country to consume
the production. It is estimated that the
VUllllllll t!Ul Will TAUTU ,U. UllliniUt U,
at least 1,000,000 boxes. Of the whole !
coming crop will exceed the demand bv
production Florida is expected to furnish ;
4,500,000 boxes and California 2,600,000 .
John Wanamaker has contributed $1,
000 to the citizens' permanent relief
committee to help the unemployed peo
ple in the mill districts of rlnladelpliia.
Queen Victoria's fifty-five pet dogs
have a dining-room that is handsomely
carpeted and ornamented with the por
traits of their ancestors in oils and watei
The Duke of York pays great attention
to what the newspapers say about him.
He keeps a book in which is pasted every
reference made to him in the public
press which falls into his hands.
Attorney-General Oiney is an enthusi
astic tennis player, and has constructed
a court near his residence in Washington.
On fair afternoons he indulges in the
sport, in which he shows great proficien
cy and expertness.
A new chapter of the Daughters of the
Revolution, organized at Bound Brook,
X. J., has among its members Mrs. Sa
rah Van Nostrand, whose father was a
soldier in the Revolutionary war, and
who is now 105 years old.
Mrs. Cookesley for painting the por
trait of the Sultan's seven-year-old son
has been decorated with the diamond
studded star of Chefakat. She is a San
Francisco artist, traveling in the East
with her husband, Captain E. A. Cookes
ley. That clever English novelist, Mrs.
Alexander, has been lame for two years
from a curious cause. She suffered seri
ous hurt to the knee, owing to her
cramped position in the dress circle of a
London theater one evening, and she is
unable to walk without a stick.
Camille d'Arville was born and edu
cated in Holland, and is proud of the
fact that she came from the old Amster
dam instead of the new. Still she is
glad she made the change, and claims to
be quite as much American as Dutch.
Those who have seen her only upon the
stage will be surprised to learn that she
has a son at the military school at Sing
Emperor William has struck out in a
new venture. Ever intent on turning
an honest penny, he has now taken steps
to have the milk produced on his farm
at Potsdam sold at Berlin. Carts bear
ing his name may be seen in the streets
of the capital, the drivers of which re
tail trie fluid to any one who chooses to
buy it, and as the milk is uncommonly
good, the sales are quite large.
Mrs. Ann Walsh, a decrepit old wom
an, nobnieu up to tne bar in ttie Circuit
Court in St. Louis to apply for naturali
zation papers. Her case is thought to
be without precedent. She is the widow
of James alsh, who bad declared his
intention to become a citizen, bat died
h . ' securing his final papers. He had
made an entry of land, and Mrs. Walsh
becomes naturalized to secure the claim.
During his recent visit to Schonbrnnn
the German Emperor went to church in
a costume which attracted great atten
tion, as well it imgnt. lie wore a gray
tunic with green facing and broad epau
lettes, a green leather belt from which
hang a hunting knife, the handle adorned
wi.V an imperial gold crown, high var
nishec "oU and spurs and a Styrian
bat with an enormous plume that shook
at every step.
Miss Mary Garrett, the daughter of
the great rai'lroac1 ing and sister of the
present head of t Baltimore and Ohio
railroad srstem, ma'tei ber home in Bal
timore, but spends much of ber time in
New York. She is worth $20,000,000.
She is rather stoat about 5 feet 5 inches,
with pale complexH-9, blue eyes and
gold-rimmed glasses. She is 32 years of
ge, and every summer toe to Europe
with her maid", traveling from one place
! another quite Independently.
Action of a Mayor Commended
by the Grand Jury.
IDAHO MINING EXHIBIT ROBBED
Oraud Chief of the Older of Railway
Telegraphers Indicted by au
Iowa Oraud Jury.
Tobacco has been found growing wild
In Bee county, Tex,
The endowment orders are likely to
be driven out of Texas.
The State Treasurer of Missouri holds
$30,000 in cash awaiting distribution
among unknown heirs.
The establishment of an ostrich farm
on St. Joseph's Island, near Rockport,
Tex., is being agitated.
A Kansas Judge has decided that
whisky contracts made in Missouri can
not be enforced against residents of Kan
sas. New York State enjoys a pretty reve
nue from its collateral inheritance tax.
The sum reported at Albany is $3,071,
078. It takes 1.000 men all night and late
into the morning to clean up the debris
left behind each day by the World's Fair
Prof. E. B. Claim of the Greek depart
ment of Yale has accepted a call to the
Greek department of the University of
A Burlington (Kan.) woman is going
to start a crazy quilt with the ribbons of
her husband s sheep secured at the
Since August 1 there have been twelve
railroad disasters of more than ordinary
severity, involving the loss of 127 lives
and the injuring ot 3t more.
Exhibitors at the World's Fair are '
complaining that the electric light given reepreuve ? PB."'ne" '" e "
them is not such as was promised, and . to 1 uon. Bnd len a, bto,''?"
threaten to close their exhibit. Ptot lu, " "R'Tk!'8,-t8.n ,e,i '2
. , ,, .... it are to be from that State until the
The Arkansas Valley Irrigation Coin- qlIota ig nlle(1 Hea)l8 of ,l0.)ftrtnient8
pany s sowing wheat n 20,000 acres JJre also to apportion the salaries among
along its ditches and will use the result, the Kute8 M Nearly equal as possible,
il favorable to boom irriga ,o. Un, Mt ,
Mrs. Grant, it is reported, Intends to iHgtrikjn(, jt ri0, in his investigation of
make her home in Washington in the the Stripland office. Judge Kale's de
future. Mrs. Blaine has ottered all her cigion that Chief Clerk Handland must
Washington real estate for sale. Wstify before the grand jury brought
The New York State building at the things toa focus, and testimony is piling
exposition may be Bold to the Chicago ' up rapidly tending to criminate many
Yacht Club at the conclusion of the fair of the land officials. It has been shown
and utilized as a naval academy. that at the Perry office a number of
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company brilws were taken, and the papers were
is to build a piazza of glass around its received and tiled ahead of tune without
new Broad-street station in Philadelphia, i the tiler appearing. Places were openly
This unique porch will extend two blocks, sold in the line. The investigation will
The Union Pacific has declined to take contim,e for f01"?,,1!"??' Rnd B 800,1 list
ofr its rate of $05.50 from the Missouri , onmlirtmenti will "How.
i . ,i, ;,! -.,. :.. . i: Colonel Charles Hey wood, command-
with the oWDoaal made bv-the -'too..
The insurance companies doing bus!
ness In Omaha have made an advance
in rates of 21 per cent. The action is
based on the inadequacy of the fire pro
tection. The Idaho mining exhibit at the
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"M i Hit at Chicago was robbed Sun-
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Santa re employes have appointed t
grievance committee to wait ou the offl
cers of the road and ascertain when they
will be paid their September salaries. A
strike is threatened.
In a ballot taken in Boston to decide
upon the most popular names for babies
Helen led the list for a girl with 1,373
votes out of the 15,000 cast, and Harold
was first favorite lor a boy.
The Union Pacific receivership makes
a total of 20,877 miles of railroad track
placed under charge of the courts thus
far in 181)3, or 10 per cent of the whole
railway mileage of the country.
Governor Stone of Mississippi has ad
dressed a letter to the editor of the New
York Sun, denying in emphatic terms
the reports of the burning of cotton
gins by whitecaps in Mississippi.
Four emigrant wagons passed through
Denison, Tex., the other day en route to
Arkansas from Wise county. The emi
grants stated they were forced to leave
Texas on account of the drought.
Threshing returns show the crop of
Manitoba to be much less than was gen
erally estimated. The estimate now is
but fourteen bushels per acre, where it
shortly since was sixteen to seventeen
The old proposition of taking that part
of Michigan lying west of Lake Michi
gan and the parts of Wisconsin and Min
nesota bordering on the lake and making
a State of them, to be called "Superior,"
lias been revived.
Christine Kroys of Brooklyn week be
fore last swallowed the contents of two
seidlitz powder papers separately, and
presently died of apoplexy, caused by
the violent action the gas produced by
their union in her stomach.
United States District Attorney Ing
ham is about to commence proceedings
in the United States Circuit Court for
the condemnation of the properties at
Broad and Cherry streets required for
the site of the new Philadelphia mint.
F. G. Ramsay, Grand Chief of the Or
der of Railway Telegrapher, has been
indicted at Marion, la., by the grand
jury of Linn county. He is charged
with tampering with the wires of the
Burlington during the strike one year
The grand jury at Roanoke, Va., sum
moned to investigate the riot on Septem
ber 20 and 21, made a report commend
ing the action of the Mayor and censur
ing the police for their laxity in protect
ing the negro, Thomas Smith, from the
A gang of outlaws has been discovered
in Bracken county, Ky. There are fully
100 of the gang, and in order to become
a member one must take an oath to sell
every drop of whisky furnished them by
the manager, John Boone, and break np
all religious meetings possible.
Jacob Schoefer, a dealer in notions at
Williamsburg, N. Y., was held in $5,000
bail on the charge of having swindled
Joseph Frese out of $3,000, Max Fischer
$3,500 and Mrs. Catherine Frese $0,500
by selling them brass filing for gold dust.
Mrs. Frese dropped dead when she found
oat she had been swindled.
Suit has begun at Tiffin, O., against
the eetate of ex-Governor and ex-Secretary
of the Treasury Foster. In the com
plaint it is charged that the Foster firm
was insolvent two years ago, and that
deeds to property to his wife had been
made by Foster at that time and only
recorded on the day of assignment.
Among the whitecaps arraigned at Os
ceola, Neb., for whipping women was
Mrs. Heald, the wife of the President of
the Bank of Polk county, a leader in the
(teceola church and several aocieties.
The other women are wivea of prominent
business men. All are members of the
local Women'! Christian Temperance
FROM WASHINGTON CITY.
Robinson of Pennsylvania lias Intro-
duced a bill to abolish the olflce of naval
officer at all port of entry.
Wilson of Washington hat Introduced
a bill for appropriating $375,000 for two
revenue cutters for the Pacific Coast.
Secretary Carlisle has appointed P. '
Luttrell of California special agent of
the Treasury Ifepartment in charge of
the salmon fisheries of Alaska. 41. B.
Felly was appointed Chinese Inspector.
The House Committee on Banking and
Currency has postponed until the regular
session in iJecember the further consid
eration of the bills to iuswnd the tax
on clearing-house certificates issued dur
ing the stringency.
Senator Squire has been Informed by
the Indian Commissioner that hereafter
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ouier ernes oil me oiim limn run i iu-
Cisco will have an opportunity to furnish
Indian supplies bv being designated as
depots where goods may be delivered.
Flthian's bill for the free admission to
Amnrimn n.uistrv nf uliinu built in for-
cign countries lias liecn ordered favor- j monia has occurred on a farm uear Ixm
ably reported to the House. Its provisions . don.
take effect in January next. Any hull
piircnaseo in accordance Mian nui. no
wise trade of the United States.
The House has passed Representee
Hermann's bill confirming title to W.
P. Ready and other lot owners of the
town site of Looploop in Washington.
The entry was canceled by the General
Land Office because of the entry being
covered by Valentine scrip, which could
not be located on land such as this was.
Secretary Hoke Smith the other day
heard argument of counsel for Oregon
and Idaho in a case involving the right
of these States to seloct double minimum
lands as indemnity under the school
grants. The existing rule of the depart-
j ment excluding State selections from
belts of double minimum lands lias, it
was claimed by counsel, impaired the
value of the schools grants.
Mr. Stockdale of Mississippi offered in
the House a bill amending tiie civil aer
vice laws so as to provide for an equal
division of offices among the States, ac
cording to their Congressional districts.
The heads of departments are to report
tl,e m"nbe' r t ieir employes in tl.eir
8nt the. United States marine corps
ant ,( the United States marine corps, I , population of about 20,000,
savs in his annual report that his forcr VV..ir..n
is too small. Because this the ma- LJi il an? 3"?"
rines are overworked. Colonel 1 lev
wood recommends that the five corps be
increased 600 men. He also wants leg
islation to remove the stagnation in the
grade of Captain, and calls attention to
tne omission from ttie new navy reituia-
tions of provision for salutes to the
commandant of the marine corps. The
good work of the marine detachment at
Honolulu and the bravery and fortitude
of the marine guard in rescuing life at
I'ort Koyal, . v., during tne August
hurricane are commended highly.
The State Department has received
from Anthony Howells, United States
Consul at Cardiff, Wales, a statement
prepared bv the Cardiff Board of Trade,
showing the exports of tin plates and
sheets from the United Kingdom during
thn nine months ended September 30,
1803. The statement shows that during
ttie period named 212,241 tons of mater
ial, valued at 2,778,685, was shipped to
the United States, against 214,537 tons,
valued at iz,807,787, m 1802, and 284,
31(1 tons, valued at 4,072.213, in 1801
The total amount exported to all coun
tries in the nine months ended Septem
ber 30, 1893, was 301,081 tons, valued at
d,ti0,218, making the amount exported
to ttie united states alone nearly tlireo
fourths of the total export product.
Governor Hughes of Arizona has had
an important conference with Minister
Romero of Mexico touching improv
ments of the Colorado river, which
would add to its importance as a chan
nel of commerce. The Governor pre
sented to Romero that the Colorado was
the second largest stream of the Pacific
(Joast. lie said with secure fettles at its
mouth and with some dredging along
the course of the stream it could be
made navigable 900 miles, far up into
Arizona and Nevada, tapping rich min
eral deposits in the mountains and a
tine agricultural and horticultural re
gion in the lower country. He pointed
out that Mexico along the Gulf of Cali
fornia possesses large forests of fine tim
ber and immense deposits of coal, in
both of which the Southwestern portion
of the United States is deficient. Gov
ernor Hughes thinks the government of
the United States would make the im
provements necessary within its bound
aries if the Mexican government would
undertake to do as much within the Mex
ican territory. The lower 160 miles of
the river is in Mexico. Minister Romero
was very much impressed with the
representation made by the Governor.
He said he would recommend that his
government give the matter attention.
He thought the best way to proceed
would be for the two governments to
join in the anointment of a commission
to investigate the entire question.
In reply to a complaint of the Chinese
Minister in Washington the State De
partment has made representations
which indicate that the United States
government will not accept consular
certificates as conclusive evidence that
the Chinese subjects presenting them
are merchants or artists, and therefore
entitled to admission in this country.
Recently in New York, at the instance
of the Chinese inspectors, two Chinese,
who presented certificates from ttie Con
sul at Havana that they were actors and
not amenable to the restriction law,
were refused a landing. Inspector
Scharf insisted that the men w ere labor
ers and that their certificates were
fraudulent. The detained Chinese took
the matter into court, where it is still
pending under writs of habeas corpus,
and further made complaints to the
Minister, who brought the matter to the
attention of the State Department.
Secretary Gresham called on Secretary
Carlisle for information, and received a
copy of Inspector Scharf ' report, with
an intimation that the inspector, in the
opinion of the Treasury authorities, was
acting in the line of his duty and seemed
not to hare exceeded his authority in
the premises. Secretary Gresham ac
cordingly has transmitted this informa
tion to the Chinese Minister. The
Treasury Department'! stand on the
question is still further emphasized by
Attorney-General Olney, who has di
rected the United Btatea District Attor
ney at New York to prosecute the cases
on which the Chinese Minister's protest
was baaed. Mr. Olney gave this diree
tkm at the request ( iWetarj Carlisle,
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SOrni AFRICAN MINE DIVIDENDS
Travel Expands the Mind or Sarah
Bernhardt Teu Thousand
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. ,JV "ew street railway is being laid in
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ver 11,000,000 in St. Louis bonds has
j "f" ""n at par.
A serious outbreak of tilniirn-niipn.
An alarming subsidence of land has
. occurred at Millwood, near llytlie, Kiig
The numlier thirteen cannot be found
as a street number in Frankfort-on-the-Main.
The stock of gold in France is esti
mated at $800,000,000 and silvor $700,
000,000. Cholera has avain reared Its lioail in
Antwerp, but is nearly wiped out at
Ten thousand Corcans aro said to have
left their country for Russia, where they
proose to live,
There are eighty-five women in Great
Britain engaged in the occunation of
. Train-robbing in Spain is guarded
against by stationing two soldiers in
every railway car.
The Admiralty at London has con
tracted for three torpedo destroyers to
exceed any now afloat.
' The dividends paid to the British own
ers of the South African mines last year
amounted to over $0,000,000.
Ten thousands captives have been sold
into slavery by the Ameer of Afghanis
tan to pay the expenses of war.
Tobacco, cigars, cigarettes and the
nsual mixture are forbidden from enter
ing Xew Zealand by parcel post.
' English and French diplomats are
scheming at Paris to make a "butter"
State between Siam and Burmah.
The regulation forbidding ladies wear
ing bonnets to occupy orchestra stalls
at the Paris opera has gone into effect.
: The French government proposes to
Impose tines upon railway companies for
trains that are run behind schedule time.
Swedish shipbuilders have recently
received orders from British owners fo'r
the construction of a number of cargo
The Shetlanders boast that last year
there was not a single conviction for
drunkenness in the Islands, which have
reform some Parisian theater customs.
among them the extra fee for reserved
seats. Travel has expanded her mind,
The volcano on Calbuco, Chili, has
agH in become active. The streets of Or-
sorio are tilled with ashes, and traffic is
almost stopped by them. Great alarm
exists among the residents.
There is a dispute between the impe
rial and colonial authorities in Matabe
land. Sir Henry Loch in command of
the imperial forces declines to receive
orders from Premier Rhodes.
Carlyle's home in Chevne Row, Chel
sea, is in a fearfully dirty and neglected
condition, and it is proposed to buy it
by public subscription and set it apart
as a place of commemoration.
Since the time of Clement there have
been 324 Marshals of France, sixty-seven
of whom were appointed during the
present century. Napoleon III ap
pointed fifteen during the brilliant days
of the Second Empire.
A bundle of dynamite was found on
tlio train near llurgos, Spain, on which
General Campos and son were traveling.
It is believed that another attempt to
kill the General had been made.
The Peixoto government, it is report
ed, has issued a decree for the imprison
ment ot all foreigners suspected of sym
pathizing with the rebellion, and the
foreigners at Rio have formally protest
ed against it.
Prince Henry of Orleans, nephew of
the Count of PariB( is soon to be made a
Knight of the Legion of Honor by the
French government in acknowledgment
of his geographical and scientific re
searches in tile East.
Henry White, who has been First Sec
retary of tlio American legation in Iin-
don over eight years, is about to be suc
ceeded by air. Roosevelt of New York,
a gentleman of large fortuno in lus own
right and who married an Astor.
In no other country In the world is the
telephone in so great general use as in
Sweden, and in no other is the service so
cheap and at the same time so perfect.
it is under government control, and tne
rates are fixed by the government.
Dr. Witte, Russian Finance Minister,
has ordered an inquiry into the reason
why much more American than Russian
Hour has been sold recently in Finland.
The inquiry is tantamount to prepara
tions to exclude American flour from
A lighthouse that is to be erected on
Penmarch Point, Britanny, will contain
a "lightning-flasn" liglit ot w.uw.uuu
candle power, casting a leam which can
tie seen in clear weather sixiy-uiree
miles awavand in foggy weather twenty-
o ie miles.
Twenty-six guards employed on the
Berlin and Stettin railroad have been
arrested, charged with complicity in
frauds. It is understood that the rail
road has been defrauded out of large
sums of money through the instrumen
tality of their guards.
The granddaughter of Robert Burns
has received a grant of 100 from the
roval bounty found. She is the widow
of David Wingate, whose literary merit
led to his being rewarded with a pension
of 50 a year. Her memorial to ttie First
Ijom of the Treasury was prepared by
the Glasgow Ballad Club.
An agent of the Suez Canal Company
has invented an apparatus to split the
electric lights that illuminate the canal
into two divergent streams, one sending
out rays one w ay, the other in the oppo
site direction. This enables ship to
approach each other and meet with per
fect safety. Formerly the lights blinded
pilots so that they could not
coming in the opposite direction.
Foreign Amtianadors to Turkey bad
recently complained that the prisons
were overcrowded with Armenian pris
oners, and the government decided to
remove ttie cause of complaint. Ac
cordingly about 300 prisoners were taken
on board of a Tarkish man-of-war osten
sibly for transportation to Africa. In
the night, however, the poor fellows
were murdered, their bodiea placed in
sacks, which were tied one to the other,
and thrown into the harbor.
Wh'kat Valley, doe; Walla Walla,
Hoc per cental.
Eahtkkn Smokkd Meats and Labd
Hams, medium. Il'-u(irl6'.,c per pound:
breakfast bacon, IBiilU'uc: short clear
sides, 15(a 10c j dry salt sides, 13(3 14c;
lard, compound. In tins, lUc per pound ;
pure, in una, uigiDC.
AOS AND BAOOING.
Burlaps. 8-ounce. 40-Inch, net cash.
6c; burlaps, 10 -ounce, 40-inch, net
cash, us,c; burlaps, ll-ounce, 40-lncli,
7kic: burlaps. 10-oiince. 00-inch. 11c:
burlaps, 10-ounce, 70-inch, 14c; wheat
bags. Calcutta, Z2x30, spot, 8o; Z-busliel
oat bags, 70 ; Ao. 1 selected second'
baud bags, 7c; Calcutta hop cloth, 24'
HOPS, WOOL AMD HIDES.
Hopa 'l)2s, nominally at 10 10c per
pound, there being none in the market;
new crop, '03s, 10c for choice; inferior,
Be and upward.
wool rricea nominal.
Hides Dry selected prime. 5c: green.
salted, 00 pounds and over, 3'iic: under
ou pounds, 2(C3c; sheep pelts, shearlings,
10fl6c: medium. 20(&36c; long wool,
30y UOc; tallow, good to choice, 3(83', o
ri-OUR, FEED, ETC.
Flodb Standard,t;2.00 ; Dayton,$2.90 ;
Walla Walla, $3.16; graham, $2.60; su
perfine, $2.25 per barrel.
Oats New white, 3336c per bushel ;
new gray, 32(t33c; rolled, in bags, $0.26
(46.60; barrels, $0.76(37.00; cases, $3.76.
MiLMrrorre Bran, $10.00; shorts,
$18.00; ground barley, $22(223; chop
feed, $18 per ton ; whole feed, barley, 7Uc
J" ' ..., ............ , V, .U IV. w. ,
chicken wheat, $1.10(21.15 per cental.
U ay Good, $101Z per ton.
Butter Oregon fancy creamery, SO
i332ltc; fancy dairy, 2527c; fair to
good, 2022.tyc; common, 1820c per
Ciikrse Oregon, 1012,yc; Califor
nia, 1314u; Young America, 15(8 10c;
Swiss, imported, S032c; domestic, 18
20c per pound.
Eoos Oregon, 30c per dozen; East
Poultry Chickens, old, $3.00(3,3.50;
broilers, $2.00(33.60; ducks, $3.00(4.60;
geese, $7.60((t0.00 per dozen; turkeyB,
live, 13c per pound; dressed, 16c,
LIVE AMD DRESSED MEAT.
BuKr Prime steers, $2.60(2.75; fair
....... I at .!. ft.) AO, Klk. ..u..l ,
U UVU R.Win, HUUU HI UIUIVO
cows, $1.60(2.00; dressed beef, $3.60(3
6.00 per 100 pounds.
M utton Choice mutton, $2.00(32.50;
dressed, $4.00(35.60; lambs, $2.00(22.60 ;
dressed. $0.00; live weight. $2.00(22.60.
Hooh Choice heavy, $5.00(45.50; me
dium, $4.60(2.0.00; liglit and feeders,
$4.50(36.00; dressed, $7.00.
Tin I. C. charcoal, 14x20, prime qual
ity, $8.609.00 per box ; for crosses, $2
extra per box ; I. C. coke plates, 14x20,
prime quality, $7.608.00per box; terne
plate. 1. V., prime quality, f0.&0(87.00.
fJAiLa Baae quotations: Iran, 12.261
steel, $2.35; wire, $2.60 per keg. t
steel rer pounu, lu'-c.
Lead Per pound. 4'e: bar. 6c
NavalStobbb Oakum, $4.50(35.00 per
bale: resin. 4.80(26.00 per 480 pounds;
tar, Stockholm, $13; Carolina, $9 per bar
rel ; pitch, $0 per barrel ; turpentine, 05c
per gallon in car lots.
Iron Bar, 2,o per pound ; pig-Iron,
$Z3(gz& per ton.
VEGETABLES AND FRUITS.
Vegetables Cabbage, Is per pound;
potatoes. Oregon. 76c per Back; new on
ions, lc per pound; tomatoes. 35(8
40c per box: green corn, 16c per dozen;
sweet potatoes, l.tlHJcper pound; Or
egon celery, sow&uc.
F'kuits Sicily lemons, $0.00(20.50 per
box: California new crop, $5.00(85.60
per box; bananas, $1.60(83.00 per bunch;
oranges, $3.60 per box ; Oregon peaches,
05(270c per Ikix; fall butter pears, 80(8
DOc per box ; grapes, 60(g00c per box ;
New York Concords, 40c per basket;
Italian prunes, 75c$1.00 por box; ap
ples, Baldwin, King, 85c(3$1.00 per box;
Waxen, 75()0c; cranberries, $8.008.50
Coffee Costa Rica, 2:ic; Rio, 22c;
Salvador, 23c; Mocha, 2()i28c; Ar
buckle's, Columbia and Lion, 100-pound
cases, 25,80c per pound.
Honey Choice comb, 18c per pound;
new Oregon, 10(820c; extract, 9(310c.
Dkied Fboits 18i)3 pack, Petite
prunes, 8(2. 10c; silver, 10(gl2c; Italian,
t),i 10c; German. 810c; plums, 0(310c:
evaioratod apples, 8(8 10c; evaporated
apricots, 15(310c; peaches, 10(31i!.c;
pears, 7(8Hc per pound.
Salt Liverpool, 200s, $15.50; 100s,
$10.00; 60s, $10.60: stock, $8.50(39.5Q.
Beans Small whites. 333'c; pinks,
Zc bayos, StSS.c; butter, 4c j lima,
3'')C per pound.
Rice Island,$5.75(80.0O; Japan, none
in market; New Orleans, $6.60(80.26 per
Svkup Eastern, in barrels, 4065c;
in half-barrels, 42(857c; in cases, 36(8
80c per gallon ; $2,26 per keg; California,
in barrels, zt)(34Uc per gallon ; ii.o per
S uo a a D, 6'iC ; Golden 0, 6?c ; extra
C, 6'ic; confectioners' A, O'cj dry gran
ulated, 6"c; cube, crushed and pow
dered. 7'u'c per pound ; iic per pound
discount on all grades for prompt cash;
maple sugar, I5(8l0c per pound.
Canned Goods Table fruits, assorted.
$1.75(32.00; peaches, $1.85(2.2.00; Bart
lett pears, $1.75(22.00; plums, $1.37)
1.50; strawberries, $2.25(32.45; cherries.
$2.25(2j2.40; blackberries, $1.85(22.00;
raspltemes, $2.40; pineapples, $2.25(8
2.80; apricots, $1.05. Pie fruita,
assorted, $1.20; peaches, $1.25; plums,
$1.00(31.20; blackberries, $1.25(81.40 per
dozen. Pie fruits, gallons, assorted,
$3.16(83.50; peaches, $3.50(24.00; apri
cots, $3.50(34.00; plums, $2.76(2.3.00;
blackberries, H.a(S400; tornatoes,$1.10.
Meats Corned beef, la, $1.40; 2s,
$2.10; chipped, $2.36; lunch tongue. Is.
$3.50; 2s. $0.76; deviled ham, $1.60(3
2.75 per dozen.
Kihic Sardine, Jis. 75c(3I2.25: B.
$2.16(34.60; lobsters, $2.30(83.50; sal
mon, tin 1-lb tails, $1.25(21.50; data,
$1.76;2-iba, $2.26(32.60; -barrel, $6.60.
A a Cu Far Maale.
The; were wandering along the sandy
shore, leaving behind Ibem the lights and
the laughter, farther and farther tbey
went, their eyes tautened on the broad di
rer baud that the moon had laid across the
waters as if In a playful effort to stay their
"Is ft not beautiful! sue murmured.
"Isn't er Isn't what beautlfulf" he
asked, for be was a man who prized ao
euracy above all things.
"The soft music that the lonely sea Is
-Ob," be replied patronizingly. That
ln't the tea. That's the band on the pa
vilion playing Ta-ra-ra Boom.' " Waah-
Mr. Astor's Pall Mall Gazette, which
has been paying a good deal of attention
to fox-bunting of late, baa discovered
that there are in Great Britain 372 packs,
banting frw.i two to five days a week.
Corn fodder make a ploaaant change
for tha bona,
Highest of all in Leavening
FARM AND GARDEN.
Blundering Management of the
Feet of Horses Deprecated.
FIRST PURPOSE OF THE FARM.
Good Garden Will Give More Profit
Than Any Five Acres of Sta
ple Crops Notes.
Roughness makes manure, but not as
good as tine feed.
See that winter cost does not consume
the summer gain.
No weed can live that is not permitted
to stick its head above ground and
Removing corn tassels for the purpose
of increasing the yield has thus far been
oi nine avail.
Wide tires on the wagons are impor
tant. In I ranee, where they have the
best roads in the world, four to six-Inch
tires are common.
Farmers who burn wood had better
haul their winter supply while the roads
are yet solid and work in the wheat field
is prevented by drought.
Poultry of the best breeds are now so
plentiful that unless for fanciers, show
and breeding purposes a trio or two may
be nad lor a trine, iney will amply re
pay their cost.
Some poultrymen in England feed
horse chectnuts to their poultry. The
nuts are first steeped in lime water, then
well washed and boiled to a paste. So
prepared, they are very fattening.
The first purpose of the farm should
be the production of such things as are
available for home consumption. Don't
try to grow crops for market until you
have first supplied this home demand.
The "dairy belt" has suffered from
one of the most protracted droughts on
record. Farmers who have not done so
before should put down wells to an un
limited supply of water. It ia a good
tune to do it.
The covered barnyard provide a prac
tical way of protecting the manure from
being wasted. It need not be very large
not.. very, expensive, Built, with, due
economy, it win pay large interest upon
its cost every year.
Do not neglect to make a general clean
ing till of the farm before the cold
weather sets in. Leave no rubbish about
It looks unsightly, makes more work for
you in the spring and, worst of all, is a
place to liar Dor and breed vermin.
A good garden will give more profit
than any five acres of staple crops. Even
if you do not like to work in it, the score
of economy alone should be sufficient
argument for having it. And besides
being profitable the garden is healthful.
If the districts of Europe. where there
is a hay famine were a little nearer, we
would see a boom in the cultivation of
?;rasses. Aa it is, our farmers would find
t no loss to give more attention to this,
and possibly a little less to wheat and
corn ior a nine.
xiie neaitniuiness of farm life is one
of its advantages over other occupations,
which cannot be measured bv money
value, vt nen you are inclined to coin
plain of poor crops and low prices, it is
a good idea to stop and tnina about the
Those who have raised young stock for
the fall trade will be busy for some time.
Tiie early birds must be sold as soon as
possible to make room for later hatches.
and the very late chickens must have a
comfortable place for their special use
to avoid com stunting them,
If you have some money to spend in
Improvements about the farm this fall
see if a windmill will not be of some
help. A good water supply comes handy
for so many purposes that, if you have
not such already, it will pay to go to
considerable expense to secure It.
ECONOMY IN VEERING.
Good food and system in feeding are
the most important of the many needs
of farm animals. Many farmers are
poor stockmen because of a failure to
secure wholesome food and to give it
regularly, as well as carelessness in the
mixing and adjusting of rations, says
Orange Judd Farmer, The reason for
giving certain grains at certain times
and In certain quantities Is not under
stood. The successful feeder knows
when to give different kinds of grains,
hays, etc., and carefully notes the effects
on the animals. If bad results are ap
parent, another ration is tried. By care
ful experiment the proper amount of
each individual animal is determined.
Ordinarily the common farm foods are
very desirable stock feed, but there are
times wtien they are not as gunaoie.
While corn. oats. rve. barlev. etc.. either
singly, any two of them, or all in equal
amountin a mixture, usually furnish safe
food for stock, discretion is required to
know when a change of diet is desirable.
Regular hours for feeding are most im
portant. One-tenth of the food usually
given In winter could be withdrawn
Cream Baking Powder
15 PURE AND SPOTLESS.
The only Baking Powder not tainted with Ammonia, Alum,
or tome adulteration. Hence food raised with Dr. Price's b
When Flak White Biscuit, Pastry ot
surpassing delicacy and flavor, or Cake
that is moist and sweet are desired . . .
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
without being missed if the remaining
nine-tenths were given with the utmost
regularity. Economy in feeding ia most
readily accomplished by providing sound,
wholesome food at regular Intervals,
LI OUT SHOES TOR V0CNO UOUSES.
The most careful horse breeders are
agreed that the lighter the shoe and the
less it is worn the better. In a recent
address before an England agricultural
society Prof. Axe discussed the subject,
deprecating the blundering management
of the feet of horses. Often fine horse
are rained by being canned to wear their
shoes too early and too long. Standing
in the stable a long time is liable to cause
lameness, and could be avoided by tak
ing off the shoes and substituting toft
leather. Red-hot shoes should not be
applied to the foot of the horse at any
time. In plowing, cultivating and many
other farm occupations a horse will walk
ten to twenty miles a day, and advances
about four feet at a step. At each step
the horse lifts half a pound extra on its
four feet 607 pounds in every mile. In
a day's work of fifteen miles the horse
would lift 9,900 pounds extra, or nearly
five tons. If the force reouired to lift
five tons of iron could be expended in
the work the horse is doing, much more
could be accomplished. In the light ef
these facts is it any wonder that when
young horses begin to wear shoes they
soon become leg weary, have their steps
shortened and acquire a slow walking
It was la the land of the Dakota, and tha
government crop report waa not yet pub
Hiawatha, painted in carmine on tha
background of ecru, stalked majestically
Into the front entrance of the drug store. 1
Standing proudly erect he waited in toocn-
Ing silence. j
Nobody ottered to buy anything.
Then the mighty ton of the forest pro
tended to faint. lie tell to the floor and
called dramatically for fluid to relieve the
aridity of his bronchial tube.
Still no one purchased. (
Hiawatha rose regretfully to hit feet.
"Gentlemen," ha exclaimed, "this 1 a
poor crowd. I don't believe yon have at
much aa a Sioux among you."
It waa very affecting. Detroit Tribune.
"I must warn yon, vicar you're the only
gentleman and you'll have to tak ut all
four in to dinner." '
"Forewarned it four-armed, my deairV.
Mr. Masham." Punch. . ,
Superstition! people are alarmed by the
unusual or the unexpected. Occasionally
in a late, cold spring English bird will
tap on the house windows In hope of a
meal. If the inmates are luperttltiou,
the tapping is looked upon as a warning.
A doctor was one day in February turn
moned in baste to a farmhouse on the
moor. He found an old man in bed, but .
In perfect health, and asked why he bad
been sent for.
"Why, sir," answered the daughter-la-law,
"there came a little robin about the
door. We knowed It was a 'call,' and w
thought it must be granfer, so we put 'im
In bed and sent for yoo." Youth' Com
panion. . '
A Frightful Blander. 1
"How la Watson doing down In Flor
"Badly. He went luto the chicken busi
ness, you know. Bought 1,000 eggs and
set his bens on them to that when the ho
tel season opened he could make a fortune
out ot what they had hatched."
"And didn't the eggs batehf"
"Yes, they hutched, but they were all al
ligator eggs." Harper' Bazar. .
Wife Don't yon think thl hat make
me look oldf
Husband I don't know. I got the till
for it today, and it made me feel old. De
troit Free Press. i
That Same Old Trouble.
"You've bought a bicycle, ehr WelL
that beats riding In a street car, doeaot M"
"Oh, I don't know. At it ia, old fellow,
I frequently have to give up my seat."
He Should. ' j
Yentt Do you perspire freely f
Crimsoobeak Well I guess notl I'm
paying tts a week for a 7 by 9 room over
thereat Mr. Bacon's! Yonkera Statesman.
rntln Dajih What delicate, dark ova.
brow and lathes Mia Bidd baa, and what
a rich color in her cbeekil Yet a great
many girl speak nnkindly of ber and say
that her beauty 1 due to cosmetics. Do
yon believe itf
Mitt Blank (who happen to be a rival)
Captain Dash, I am certain she is not to
dark at she ia painted. Truth.