OREGON CITY COURIER-HERALD. APRIL 26,1901. 7 "Best of Everything' In a wot d tli is tells of the pass enger service via, THE NORTH-WESTERN LINE 8 Trains Daily between St, l'aul and Chicago comprising: The Latest Pullman Sleepers Peerless Dining Cars Library and Observation Cars Free Reclining Chair Cars The 20th Century Train "THE NORTH-WESTERN LIMITED" runs every day of the year. Tii3 Finest Train in the World Electric Lighted Steam Heated To Chicago by Daylight. Tbe Badger Slate Express, the finest day train running between Chicago via. -the Short Line. Connrctions from the west made via The Northern Pnci6c, Great Northern, and Canadian Pacific Rys. This is also one of the best lines between Omaha, St. Pul and Minneapolis All agents sell tickets via "The North western Line." W. H, MEAD, H. S. SISLER G. A. T. A. 248 Alder St., Portland, Oregon. SOUTH AND EAST VIA Souths n Pacific Co. Shasta Route Trains leave Oregon City for Portland at 7:00 and 22 A.M., and 6;30 P. M. 8:80 A.M. 9:22 a.m. 12:55 A.M. 5:10 P. M 7:45 P.M. 4:45 A. M. S:S0A.M. 7:25 A M, 7:42 A.M. 8:30 V. M. 9:14 P. u. 12:35 P.M. 5:00 a.m. 8:46 p.m. 7:00 A. M. 9:15 A.M. 7:25 A.M. 8 SO A.M. 8:05 A.M. :00 P.M. 6:30 A.M. 11:30 A. M. 7:00 A.M. 6:30 P.M. 6:42 A.M. 12:10 P.M. 2:00 P. M. 8:00 p. M. 6:80 A.M. 11:80 A. M. 7:00 a.M. 6:30 P.M. 6:42 A.M. 12:10 P.M. Pullman and Tourist Cars on both trains, Chair oars, Sacramento to Ogden and El Pasoi nd tourist cars to Chicago, St. Louis, New Orleans and Washington. Connecting at Ban Francisco with several Steamship Lines for Honolulu, Japan. China, Philippines, Central and South America. See E. L. HoorKNOiBSEB, agent at Oregon City station, or address C. H. MARKHAM, G. P. A., Portland, Or The Dalles, Portland and Astoria 'Navigation Co's Sirs. Regulator & Dalles City Dally (exoept 8unday) between The Dalles, Hood River, Cascade Locks, V. Vancouver and Portland Touching at way points on both sides of the i;oiumuui river. Unth nt the above steamers have been rebull and are in excellent shape for tbe season of 1900 Tbe Regulator i.ine wnienaeavor 10 give m patrons tbe best service possioie. For Comfort, Economy and Pleasure travel by the steamers of The , Keg-ulator tine. The above steamers leave Portland 7a. m.and Dalles at 8 a. m.,and arrive at destination in ample M. fn.Mit.nlna tralni. Portland Office. The Dalles Office Oak St. Dock. CourtStreet. A. C. AJ.LAWAY General Agent Farm for Sale. 19milessonth of Oregon City.Smlles south of Molalla. Known aa me Tessei ra. -Ing310 seres, 140 acres; clear plow land; 40 acres ' n creek bottom ; 100 acres, upland; 7 acres, or chard. All well watereo ana lenccu wuh nd wire fence, and drained with Hone and tile ditches: (rood buildings. 90 rods from school house: 115 rods from church: good location for taking s'ock to mountains Price 120 per acre: fl'W down, balance to suit at 6 per cent interest. For further particulars apply to A. J. Sawtfll, on the form, or I'imick 4 Eabtham, Oiegon City. Guaranteed Salanj Yearly. Men and women of good address to represent ns, some to travel appointing aserts, others for local woik lookintf after our interests. 1)00 salurv guaranteed yearly; extra commissions and exni nses. rarUl advancement, old established house. Grand chance for earnest man or woman to secure pleasant, permanent position, liberal Income and future. New brilliant lines. Write at unce. STAFFOBO rlSKS!, 23 Church Sts., New Haven, Conn WANTED Capable, reliable person in every cotiu'y to represent large company oi solid fi nancial reputation: P.B6 sa'sry per year, payable weeklv;3 per day absolutely sure and all ex penses'; straight, bona fide, definite salary, no commission: snlaTy paid each Saturd 'y and rx- ense money advanced ei.ch iretk. STAMJAKi) OfSK, 344 IABBOBH ST., Chicaco. WANTED TRUST WORTAY MFN AND 0 men to travel and advertise lor old established houte of solid financial sundirg. Salary I." a year and expenses, all pa aule in cash. No can vassing required. Give references and enclose self-addrcused stamped envelope. Address Man ager, io Ctxton llldij., Chi' ago. Notice I hereby disclaim all liability on all debts incurred from and after this da'e by Mrs. Lucir.da Swope. April 4, 1901. G. W. Swope. nABTOIlIA Sean ti lta M YDS HawAIWTS B0t Signature f Job Printing at the Lv Portland Lv Oregon City Ar Ashland " Sacramento " San Francisco " Ogden " Denver " Kansas City " Chicago " Los Angeles El Paso " Fort Worth " City of Mexico ' " Houston New Orleans " Washington New x"ork Courier-Herali OREGON IIOIT LINE and union Pacific TIME S' HKDUIiES FROM depart Portland, Ore. AnnrvH Chlrago- Suit Lake, Denver, Ft Portland Worth. Omaha, Kan Special Brts City, St. liuis, Obi- 4:30 p. m. 9 a. m. cgo aud East. Atlnntio Salt Lake, Penver, Ft. Express Worth, Omaha, Kansas ( Uy, St. Louis, Chicago 8:40 a, m. Dp. m, ana East. St. Paul Walla Walla, Lewiston, Fast Mail Spokane, Wallace, Pull man, Minneapolis, St. 7.00 p. m. 6 p. m. Paul, Dtiluth, Milwau kee, Chicago and East. Ocean Steamships . 8 p. m. All Sailing Dates subject 4 p. m. to change. For San Fran,,lsco Sail every 5 days. Daily Columbia River Kx. Sunday steamers. P- m 8 p. m. Kx. Sunday Saturday To Alorla and- Way- 10 p. m. Landings. Willamette River. 6 a.m. 4.30 p.m. Ex. Sunday Oregon Clly, Newbe;g, Ex. Sunday Salem, Independence and way-landings. Willamette and Yam ? m- hill Rivers. ":30,P m- Tues. Thur. Mo, Wed. . I""1 Sat. Oregon City, Dayton and Frl and way-landings. a. m. Willamette River 430 p.m. Toes. Thnr. Mon., Wed and Sat. Portland to Corvallis and Frl, and way-landings. Leave Snake River Leave Riparia Lewiston 8:40 a.m. Riparia to Lewiston. 8:30 a.m. Daily. Daily A. L. CRAIG, O, P. A., Portland, Oregon SUMMONS. In the Circuit Court of tbe State of Oregon, for the County of Clackamas, Mary Joyoe, plaintiff, vs. John Joyce, defendant, To John Joyoe, said defendant. In the name of the State of Oregon, you are hereby required to appear and answer the com p'alut filed a;ainct you In the above entitled suit on or before the 4th day of May, 1901, and if you fail to so answer, for want thereof the plaintiff will apply to the abore entitled court for a decree forever dissolving the bonds of matrimony now existing between the plaintiff and def endant.and for such other relief as shall seem meet and proper, This summons Is ordered published in the Ore1 gon Olty Courier-Herald for the period of six weeks from date of first publication iereof,such order be, made by the Hon. j I . F. Ryan, Judge of tue Comity Court of the State of Oregon for the County of Clackamas, on the 21st day ol March, 1901. A. R. MENDENHALL, Attorney for Plaintiff. First publication March 22, 1901. SUMMONS. In the Circuit Conrt of the State of Oregon for the County of Claokamas. Joseph Shadinger, 1 Plaintiff, vs. Susan A. Shadinger, 1 Defendant. J To Susan A. Shadinger, Defendant: TNtbeJname of the state of Oregon, you are hereby required to appear and answer the complaiut In the above entitled suit on or before the 8th day of May, 1901, that being the time prescribed In the order for the publica tion oi this summons: the date of the first pub Hcatlon of this summons being on the 22dday of March, 1901; and if you fall to appear and answer the plaintiff herein will apply to the court for the relief therein prayed fur, in the'coniplaint towlt: a docrce against you dis solving the bone's of matrimony now existing between you and the plaintiff and such other and further relief pra; ed for In said oomplalnt. Tills summons is published by order of Hon. Themis A MeBride, Judge of sold court, made and entered Man h Kith, 1001. NEWTON McCOY, Attorney for Plaintiff. SUMMONS. In the Circuit Court of the State of Or.ifcoii , for he County of Clac knmus. Hannah C. Shepherd, Plaintiff. Walter 3 Shepherd, I j Defendant. ) To Walter 8. Shepherd, Defendant: I In the name of the State of Oregon yotiare hereby required to appear and answer to the complaint filed against you in the above entitled suit on or before the 11th day of May, 1101, that bgnle the time ruescrilfd In the order for pub lication of this summons the date of the first publication of this summons being on the 2uth . day of March, 1901: and If you fall to so appear j and answer, the plaintiff herein will apply to the said court for the relief prayed for in the com plaint: to-wil, a decree dissolving the marriage contract now existing between you and the plaintiff, and for such other relief prayed for in said complaint. Tbls summons is published by order of the Hon.T. F. Ryan, Judge of tbe County Court, of ths State of Oregon, for Clackamas County, dated and entered on the 26th day of March, 1901. C. H. DYE, Attorney for la I miff. This ifnatura li on every box ef the jenuina Laxative Brora(HQuinine Tablet U ramadr that nm a awM ta mm stay DOES IT PAY TO BUY CHEAP? A cheap remedy for coughs and colds is all rinht, but you want something that will relieve and cure the more severe and dangerous results of throat and lung troubles. What shall you do? Go to a warmer and more tegular climate? Yes, if possible ; if not possible for you, then in either case take the only remedy that has been introduced in all civilized countries with success in severe throat and lung troubles, "Boechee's German Syrup." If not only heals and stimu lates the tissues to destroys the germ disease, but allays inflammation, causes easy expectoration, gives a good night a rest, and currs the "atietit. Try one bottle, Recommended many years by 11 druggists in the world. Get Green's 'rize Almanac at George A. Harding's. Question Answered. Yes. August Flower still has the largest sale of any medicine in the civ ilized world. Your mothers and grand mo, hers never thought of using any thing else for Indigestion or Biliousness. Doctors were scarce, and they seldom heard of Appendicitis, Nervous Prostra tion or Heart Failure, etc. They used August Flower to clean out the system and Btop fermentation of undigested food, regulate the action of the liver, stimulate the nervous and organic action of the system, and that is all they took when feeling null ana Dad witn headaches and other aches. Y u only need a few doses of Green's August Flower, in liquid form, to make you sat isfied there is nothing serious the matter with you. Get Green's Prize Almanac at George A. Harding's. SUMMONS. In the circuit court of the state of Oregon for the county of Clackamas. Eliza Reebs, minim, vs. Huco Reebs. ueieuaani. ) To Hugo Reebs, said defendant. In the name of the State of Oregon, you aie hereby required to appear and answer the com. plaint filed against you In the above entitled suit or before the 81ft day of May, 1901, and if you fall to so answer, for want thereof the plaintiff will apply to the above entitled court for a decree forever dissolving the bonds of matrimony now existing between the plaintiff and defendant,and for such other relief as shall seem meet and proper. Ibis summons ia ordered published in the Ore gon City Courier-Herald for the period of six weeks from date of first publication thereof .such order being made by the Hon. T. A. McBrlde, Judge of the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, for the County of Clackamas, on the 23rd day of April, 1901. A. B. MENDENHALL, Attorney for Plaintiff. First publication pril 26th, 1901. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE. Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has been appointed by the Hon. Thos. F. Ryan, county judge of Clackamas County, Oregon, as administrator of tbe estate of Martha J, Shaw, deceased. A II persons having claims against the said estate are hereby notified to present their claims to the undersigned at the law office of C. D. 4 D. C. Latourette, my attorneys, in Oregon City, Oregon, within six mo. ths from this date. E, L. Shaw, Administrator aforesaid. Dated, April 17, 1901. NOTIOE TO CREDITORS. Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has been duly appointed by the County Conrt of the State of Oregon, for the County of Clacka mas, executrix of the estate of Philip Wolf, de ceased. All persons having claims against said estate are hereby required to present the same to my attorneys, U'Ren & 8chuebel. properly veri fied, as by law required, at Oregon City, Oregon, within six mouths from the date hereof. MARGERETHA WOLF, Executrix ef the estate of Philip Wolf, deceased. Dated this 8th day of April, I'M. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has been duly appointed by the County Court cf Clackamas County, Oregon, administrator of the estate of Wm. Staudinger, deceased. All persons having claims against said (state are notified (o present such claims to me duly verified at Clack' amas, Oregon, within six months from date of this notice. J. W. STACDINGEIt. Administrator as Aforesaid. Dated, April 23, 1901. 1 E. E. G SEOL Will give you a Bargain L: Wall Paper Wall Tinting ard In General House Painting Paint bho,) near Depot Hotel Some Reasons Why You Should Insist on Having EUREKA HARNESS OIL Uneciualed by any other. Renders hard leather soft. Especially prepared. Keeps out water, A heavy bodied oil. Harness An excellent preservative. Reduces co6t of your harnea. Never burns the leather; its Efficiency is increased. tecurei best service, titches kept from breaking. Oil s told in all Localitie Maaofacterbf ftttautsara Oil CsBtnar, NEWS OF : Friday, April 19. In Chicago in three days of last week 24 persons committe J suicide. From the remarks of Gen Pearson, the Boer agent, al New Orleans, where he failed in his efforts to stop the shipment of mules for the British, the inference is drawn that the Boers have friends who are willing to fit out privateers for them to prey on British commeice. J. J. Hill, the railroad magnate, has visited the president in behalf of Alex. McKenzie, the notorious-, swindling re ceiver of Cape Nome, jailed at San Fran cisco for contempt of court. In his statement of the budget before the English parliament, Sir Michael Hicks-Beach said he thought that the house would see that the South African war had brought the country to the verge of ruin ; this could no longer be concealed Sir Wnv. Harcourt said it was the most disastrous statement the exchequer had ever made. One of the liberal members oi parliament nas n ured out that every dead' Boei has cost England 1000 pounds. There is great outcry against the proposed export duty on coal and other tax measures. The London Daily Mail characterizes the Boer war as "the most calami'ous en terprise in which England has ever been engaged." The.German general staff grieves over the death of General Schwartssenkop in the destruction by fire of the Winter Palace at Pehin. Cecil Rhodes is seriously ill at Kim berly, and his physicians have ordered him to return to England. May 1 Standard Oil will declare a div idend of 20 per cent and increase capital stock from $100,000,000 to $400,000,000. The authorities of Australian cities are killing rats; they carry the bubonic plague. There are five hundred million dollars gold in the national treasury and nearly ninety millions of government money is on denosit without interest in the pet banks, which lend it to tbe fool people. The Chicago. Burlington and Quincy Railroad has been bought by the Great Northern and Northern Pacific. At Sault Saint Marie, on both sides of the canal. Canadians and Americans will build a steel and iron plant capital ized at $50,000,000 that will employ 10,000 men. J. J. Hill will run his railway in the United States to the immense coal fields of British Columbia. In the Clearwater country, Idaho, 25, 000 acres will be planted to tlax. Saturday, April 20. J. H, Ardern, a Klondiker at Seattle, estimates the clean-up this year in the riAwnnn cainn at S30.00U 000. A auartz ledge has been found under the old bed rock that is wonderfully rich in free gold. A stationary engine manufacturing combine is being made at Philadelphia with $25,000,000 oi capital. Montagu White, representative of Transvaal republic.writesfrom New York that the Boers and their advisers are op posed to surrender "because time is the very essence oi toe situation, unless a settlement is affected the war will be of long continuance." The burghers, he says, have a sufficient supply of am munition and food to continue, a fact which is readily admitted by the En glish government. King Edward is tired of the war. At Stubbs' Ferry, on the Missouri, the Missouri River Power Co. will build a million-dollar dam that will develop 10,000 horsepower. A Oanada American million-dollar bank will he started in Havana. M. Delcasse, the French foreign min ister, is visiting the Russian cz tr. Aguinaldo has issued an address to the Filipinos urging them to submit to United States' sovereignly. The Shanghai correspondent of the London Morning Post says Japan pro- poses to put itself at the head of reform movement in China in order to over throw tbe Manchu dynasty, which is bound hand and foot by Russia. Northern Ohio was swept today by a fierce storm of wind and enow. Tele' graphic communication has been entire' ly cut off. In Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia the abundant rains have forced the rivers far be' yond their banks, in some localities the railway (racks being flooded and traffic suspended. England is sending more troops to South Alrica, 10,000 being en route from Canada alone. As soon as the Boers are whipped into submission, England willbhip 300,000 of ' her poor to South Attica and give them a start as colonists. Tliey will crowd out the ruined Boers. English capitalists have their eyes on the vasit beds of superior coal in northern Transvaal, beyond railway terminus. Near Monteno, Cape Colony, the Boers captured a train loaded with entile and coal. This event is a stand-off for the Bicr cattle cap'ured by Elliott's divi sion. In New York ciiy.'a reward of $16,000 is offered for the return of the missing biy, Willio McCormick, and the arrewt of his kidnapers. The London Spectator discusses the opinions expressed by the Italian admi ral, Count Canevaro, at Toulon, and Count Coltiehowpkl, Austro-flungarian (cireitrn minister, in regard to a union of all Europe againht the United Slates. 1 America it obnoxious to Europe on ac count of the intensity of commercial competition, and America's oppOKilkm to tobUling up of China and to permitting huropean powers f gobble up boutti America. When the alliance against the United Hlates has been formed, says the Spectator, it will be full grown and full armed. Prof P. S. Langley, inventor of the boli. meter, aa instrument that measures .(00,000,001 degree Centigrade, with its aidf jundon Mt. Whitney a new spec trum of great extent on which he has mapped out 700 lines. At Dolores, N. M., mill for the dry washing of auriferous ores of 300 tons daily capacity, will be built. A year will elapse before it ia finished. The system , used, invented by Edison, it laid to be eminently successful and will cause a 1 revolution in gold mining. THE WEEK Sunday, Apr'.l 21. The president and c inhier" of the First National B.ink of Vancouver, -Wash.,' have absconded. The bank m ide bad loans and is closed An immense Btoveinakcrs' combine is being formed in St. Louis. Plaw, of the University of California, established a new wor'.d record at the Beikeley contests in the hummer events. His records were: 16-pound shot put, 42 feet 7 1-2 inches; 16-ponud hammer, 171 l-B feet. . England's new loan of 60,000,000 is being subscribed in New York. A $600,000 fire occurred at Montreal. Shamrock II, Sir Thomas Liptou's new cup challenger, was launched at Dum barton, England, yesterday. Smythe & Son, of Arlington, secured 6800 Limbs from 6300 ewes. A hop contract was made at Scio at 12 cents and 7 cents advance. At Bethany, about 12 miles fro n Port land, Fred. Berstecher and Adolph Vun Grueningin got into aright about land in which Berstecher was beaten to death. Australia produced last year $70,000,- 000 in gold. Our railroads spend annually $6,00D, 000 in renewing 75,100,000 ties. The ''assc-ciationa bill," confiscating and closing the monasteries, has passed the French chamber of deputies . s Monday, April 22. On Friday night last, Charles N'.rown, president of the defunct First National Bank of Vancouver, and E. L. Canby, the cashier, went into the woods near Vancouver and killed themselves with the same revolver. Their bodies were found yesterday morning, their feet not being two feet apart. Both shot them selves in tne mouth. . They were both over 50 years old and men of prominence in the community. Their loss of the bank's funds having been discovered by Bank Examiner Maxwell, .hey did as Chinese custom demands, committed suicide. The high water in the Fittsburg, Pa., district causes a loss of over a million dollars and 60,000 men are temporarily thrown out of work. The Santa Fe and Southern Pacific have formed an agreement on the Oali forma passenger tratlic. Two hundred persons perished from cold in the Cape Nome district during the blizzard th t swept over tbe Arctic regions at the beginning of the year. The market value of the 1100 seats in the New York stock exchange is about $75,000,000. Russian troops have been sent into Manchuria against the Chinese robbers who have destroyed 150 miles of railway with rolling stock, and Killed tne guards. A Manchurian general has borrowed from Russia 400,000 taels with which to form a military police. Corea will borrow from France 5,000,- 000 yen for railway building. The Chinese minister at Washington, Wu Ting Fang, will present to the Chi nese emperor acompreliensive memorial dealing with administrative and finan cial reforms In China in line with Euro pean ideas and practices. Viceroy To, at Canton, is taking meas ures to kill 3000 robbers in the Kwang provinces of Southern Chin-. In a dis trict of Hainan Island 18,000 people have died of plague. The czar has aDDointed General P. Z. VannoffBky, 79 years old, minister of ed ucation. He is opposed to tne rigid ponce regulation of students, which caused tbe late serious disturbances. London lias just found out that 15oo British soldiers have been besieged in South Africa for three months, Kitchen er having not sent home a word about the occurrence. From the testimony at the coroner's inquest, in Portland, of tbe body of Frederlch .Berstaecher, it appearB that when Dr. A. von Grueningen struck him the fatal blow on the head with the rifle barrel, be did so in self-defense, as Berstaecher, who was Insane with an ger, was trving to hit him with a pick' ax. Their land-quarrel was of long standing. Tuesday, April 23. Yesterday, 2oo men began work on the new railroad of 29 miles between Kalama and Vancouver, Wash. At Middlebilrg, Transvaal, 106 arme buruliBrs suirendered. Kitchener ha bv nroclamation announced that severe tienalties will be inflicted on those ho assist the enemy in the martini law dis tricts of Cape Colony. At the National Sporting Club, Lon don, Jack Roberts, feather weight, knocked out Billy Smith, a New Yorkt r, in eight rounds. Near Charties, France, two tramps entered the home of a tnrtner named Briere. at niht, he being absent, and killed his five children whila they were in bed, four of them being girls. At Newcastle, Wash ., two highway men held up Harry Collins in his saloon and relieved him of $253o. The Independent Home Makers' Com pany of Northern Nebraska wants5o,ooo seres of land in Oregon for a colony. Tbe steamer Indravelll, unloading in Portland, is over 4u bet lung and has a capacity of lo.ooo tons, At Montreal a third bridge is to be built across the St. Lawrence, which, wilb terminals, will cost 410,000,000. A passenger train was ' held up at midnight near Iron Mountain cror&ing. four and a half miles west of Mempb'm. The six highwaymen secured over $3000. They shot Kidney Drew, the negro porter, in tne uiign, wounding him dangerously. The foreign ministers at l ekin are hard to plefi'ie. Now they demand four more beheadings and the exile of 80 more officials. . Fred P. Fish, a lawver. will, from Ju ly 1, as president of the Bell telephone and the American Telephone and Tele graph Companies, draw a ralary of $100,000 yearly. In the wrecking of the Turkish trans port Asian, near Yembo, about 200 Turks were either -drowned or killed Three hundred pilgrims for Mecca were aboard. The bank of Gilbert Bros. at. Sulem was closed today on account of limitation over the William Cosper estate. The steel trust will advance price of steel rails from $26 a tun to $28. In a lecture at Oarnesiie Lyceum, New York, John P. Holland, of" stilimcrine boat fame, said that the submarine, tor pedo boat will make war belwee na tions having senport towns i m rjctioa Lie, and thai no one has been ttlile to discover a method of overcoming the dangerous advantage such a craft has in attacking a harbor or shipping. C' tint Leopold de Melville, alius Leo Kralquini.tias been arrested in New York for forming a woman trust, having led 50 blushing brides to the altar, one of whom had him arrested. E. O. Dal ton. of St. Ht lens. will secure the rinht of way for the proposed Scap- poose and Pittsburg Kniboad. A It tter received by a New York busi ness house from its representative in Manila, d.ued February 26, states that a correspondence had been carried on with Aguinaldo for some time looking to his conditional surrender and that he -had agreed to do so for a certain sum. The Funston expedition tocantnre Agui naldo was what the secrutarv of war called a "brass band afLtir." The ques tion unanswered is, how muclidid Agui nuldo get? The sawmills of Portland employ 1500 men and turn out daily about 1.200,000 feet of lumber worth about $12,000. Wednesday, April 24. At Springfield, Tent)., at 9 o'clock last night, a mob hung Wyatt Mallory, a I'egro, from the courthouse veranda, for the murder of J H ,Farmer,a white man. At Joplin, Mo., five tramps killed two policemen who tried to arrest them. At Los Angeles, Mrs, Lily Conway, a lodginghouse keeper, was shot and kill ed in her room by William Nelson, J.P.Morgan and other financiers are negotiating to secure the entire proper ties of the Dunsmuir colleries in British Columbia. The deal involves $5,000,000. Some 20 plow manufacturers assem bled in Chicago have formed a l")0,000, 000 trust. The commerce of Cuba is rapidly de creasing. Forty thousand people from Spain and the Canaries have, since the war, migrated to Cuba. Gold has been discovered at Leith, Scotland. , At Vancouver, B.C., a vessel to cost $80,000 will be built for Capt. Joseph Bernler, who will make an expedition to the North Pole, to be absent five years. A scare over a reported British-German alliance for a war against France, ' induced M. Delcasse, the French minis ter of foreign affairs, to visit St. Peters- - burg. On account of the hostile attitude of Japan, Russia has dropped Manchuria. The Manchester Guardian says Lord Salisbury will be succeeded by the Duke of Devonshire as premier of the British government, and Joseph Chamberlain, . now secretary of state of the colonies, will bo releg ted to the background. The diminished government majorities por tend a short duration of the present ministry. The jingo policy must cease. Kitchener reports that since the Gth he had taken 81 Boer prisoners, 100,000 rounds ammunition, 200,000 horHes and . wagons and cattle, and 20 boys. At Narvacan, province of South Uocos, 2272 bolornen have sworn allegiance to the United States. The 100th anniversary of Scottish Rite Masonry in this country is being com- . memorated in Chicago by a four-days' celebration ending with a banquet par-1 ticipated in by 500 members of the rite. The product of the dairy cow and the hen in tbe United States in the year 1900 amounted to $675,000,000. Thursday, April 25. There is intense indignation among the Chinese of Pekin against foreigner principally because of the harsh treat ment they bave received irotn tne uer- . mans. The needless expeditions of the Germans against perfectly quiet com munities have caused many Chinese who have lost all, to join roving hands of robbers. Tbe high-handedness of the Germans baa also angered the other foreigners at Pekin. 1 be Germans want General Clieffee to give up to them the gate of the forbidden City, which he holds, but he indignantly refuses. Near Johnson's Station, 0., a train wreck on the Cincinnati, H. & D , caused by spreading rails, resulted in death of engineer and fireman and serious injury of three ethers. At San Jose, Cel., the Cal.Cured Fruit Aes'n sold yeaterday 20,000,000 pounds prunes on the 2 cent busis; 55,000,000 pounds yet unsold. The rise of the Ohio river at Cincin nati exceeds 58 feet. ' Briere, the father of the five murdered children at Chartres, France, committed the crime himself because he wanted to marry a widow who objected to llam. J. X. Merriman, ex-treaenrer of Cape Colony, addressed the meeting of the League of Liberals in London on the military law, which actually was the abnegaiion of all law, in Cape Colony, and which, if persisted in, would surely lose South Africa to the urit'blt empire. Under a sudden impulse of insanity, Gecrge II, Brainard, at Portland, Mo., an electrician, whipped out his revolver and began shooting his fe) low-work Uicn. He killed Uo and mortally wounded two others. In a Chicago police station, Mutoruian Ilougbteling and Policeman Messenger fatally shot each other. Parties have leased 8000 acres land near Ashland and will erect a derrick to bore fur oil. Smallpox has become epidemic in Tsnohomish couuty, Wash., and is spread ing rapidly. S. N. Schmidt, a Swede, rut Ids throat in the hills three miles south of Eugene. At Almota, Wash., 20,0( 0 bushels of barley were scld at 60c per 100 pounds. At Athena 27,Oii() bushels of wheat wen sold ar 47 cents f.o. h. Hussia has secured the two best har bors on the Corean co.ist, in spite of the opposition of Japan. A Baucais for my Party 160 Acres of farii.ii g law I, ei improved; six room house, giod barn and outbuildings; on Clear Creek. Flouring mill, store, postoiflce, church and school nearly at your door. Price $;100(). Inquire ofO. A. ChknY, Oregon City.