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THE MOKNIHG OREGONIAN, THUESDAY, JUL"B 12, 1000.
MOT ALL GOLD FEVER
Some Nqfneites Have Typhoid
and Some Smallpox.
RECEIPTS FROM THE " DIGGING
General Randall Reports on the Con
dition of Affairs at Cape Nome
Soldiers Have Charge.
AN BRANCISCO, July 1L The steam
er San Juan arrived today from Cape
Kome with 46 disappointed goldseekers.
u.ae Ban Juan left Cape Nome June 20.
According to the statement of her pas
sengers there were 11 coses o smallpox
there. There were also numerous cases
of pneumonia. They predicted that the
military rule now prevailing at the Cape
'Will soon adjust the differences between
contending claimowners, and that peace
will be preserved.
Prom an Interview with General George
H. Randall, commander of the Federal
troops at Nome. In the Nome Gold Digger
tit June 27 the following excerpt is
"It is wise to give the truth to the
outside, else all kinds of wild stories aro
liable to do tent out about alleged law
lessness, when It does not exist. There
Is a bad clement here, it Is true, but
that elom it rm bo managed very well.
The most serious thing we have to con
sider is typhoid fever. There are a num
ber of cases already, and there are sure
to be many more. The camp must be
cleaned up. The conditions in the rear
of some of the saloons is frightful. It
Is a serious menace to health. I will at
tend to the cleaning up promptly."
The General spoke of St. Bernard Hos
pital "being full of patients, and said what
to do with the sick was a problem. De
partment Surgeon Ebert estimated there
would probably be 10 per cent of the
people attacked, or 1500 cases.
There are 1C patients in the St. Ber
nard Hospital, two-thirds of whom have
the typhoid fever, says the Digger. The
fever is increasing somewhat, owing to
Bleeping on the ground, in tents, under
going what to most of the people are
hardships, but which would not affect
most of uiose here during the Winter.
The resolution passed by the Nomo
Chamber of Commerce which Induced
General Handall to place Nome tinder
martial law read as follows:
"Resolved, That this body do forth
with request General Randall to take
such steps as may be necessary to pro
Tide f6r the government of this camp
until the arrival of the United States
District Court in the following particu
'1 To provide for the policing of this
"2 To provide for proper sanitation.
"3 To provide and enforce proper quar
"4 To provide for the general welfare
and protection of life and property, in
cluding such measures as may be neces
sary to prevent and subdue fires or other
destruction of property by the elements."
General Randall's Official Report.
WASHINGTON, July 11. The War De
partment has received the following mes
sage from General Randall, dated Nome
City, Alaska, June 26, via San Fran
cisco, July 11:
"At the request of the Chamber of Com
merce, have assumed control of affairs
fn town of Nome until the arrival of the
Judge and the establishment of municipal
government under the recent act of Con
gress. Estimated this date 1G.O00 people
In the town and no effective civil organ
ization for protection of life and prop
erty." y r
CHEERLESS STORY OP JV03IE.
Xoor Health, Poor Lnck and Hostili
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash,, July 1L
The steamer Ohio arrived from Cape
Nome last night with 80 passengers, and
was sent to the Diamond Point quaran
tine station this morning for fumigation.
Of the passengers, only one man had more
than enough money to pay his passage,
and he had been at Nome since discov
ery of the camp, fed $0000 was all he
had for nearly three years' hard work,
Buffering and privation.
Returning passengers say that thou
sands of people who expended their last
dollar to reach there are in destitute
-circumstances, with little or no provis
ions, and many are without shelter, and
with no work in sight. Smallpox has
Snade its appearance on the beach, while
many are suffering with typhoid fever. A
large number of disappointed goldseekers
ore becoming restless and uneasy, and
this condition is being fermented by the
arbitrary rule of the military, and Is
liable to result in hostilities between the
miners and soldiers. All miners are com
pelled by the military authorities to
camp on the beach, and when any move
tents back on the bluff for protection
from the chilly north winds, they are re
moved by the soldiers. Up to the time
of the sailing of tho Ohio no open dem
onstrations had been made, but they were
Tho Ohio brought several sacks of let
ter mall from Nome, and after Dr. H. M.
Foster, United States quarantine officer,
had boarded her and learned the condition
of things at Nome, he ordered the mall
sent ashore and thoroughly fumigated be
fore forwarding to Its destination.
Glacier Bay Fnll of Ice.
According to reports of the officers of
the Cottage City, arriving this morning
irom Sitka, Mulr Glacier has been trans
formed from a grand and awe-inspiring
mountain of fee to a mass of ruins.
Glacier Bay was packed with floating Ice
bergs, so that the Cottage City could not
enter the bay or reach a point nearer than
60 miles to where tho glacier once stood.
She had freight for Bartlett Bay, which
opens into Glacier Bay, but could not
reach that point to discharge. So much
Ice has never been seen in that section
since steamers have been running north,
and the officers of the Cottage City say
they can account for it only by the theory
that Mulr Glacier has been reduced to
a mass of broken lco by an earthquake
smallpox at Cape ttome.
Government Ha Sent Medical Sup
plied and Doctors Have Gone.
WASHINGTON, July U The Treasury
Tcpartment today received a telegram
from Lieutenant Jarvls, of the revenue
cutter service, saying that there had
teen 20 cases of smallpox to July 2 at
Cape Nome, and asking for medical of
ficers and supplies.
The telegram Is dated Cape Nome, July
2, and was sent to Port Townsend, the
nearest telegraph station. Lieutenant
Jarvis was sent to Cape Nome as the
special representative of the Treasury
Department. He does not say whether
these cases have appeared In the crowded
camps or on shipboard. Two vessels
that started for Cape Nome recently
found smallpox aboard shortly after
leaving Dutch Harbor, and it is possible
that the cases spoken of are on board
these vessels, although there are many
rumors that the disease has broken out
ashore. The Treasury Department has
ordered 1000 vaccine points sent to Nome
and a number of physicians have gone
HOW JMOXEY IS TRANSFERRED.
Done by Telegraph Instead of 'Draft
NEW YORK, July 11. Financial, circles
exhibited much Interest today "in tho
method of paying for Klondike gold dust
consignments received at the Pacific.
Coast. Five million dollars' worth of
gold consigned to New York branches
of Canadian banks has already been an
nounced, remittances covering a portion
of the amount having been received in
this city yesterday. Instead of effecting
payment by drafts on the New Tork Sub
treasury, tho exchange was made by
telegraphic transfer by the Seattle bank
wiring its New Tork correspondent to
pay the Canadian bank 5350,000. This sum
probably represented the face value of
tho drafts given by the assay office of
ficials on the Subtreasury at San Fran
cisco. This form of payment Is quite as con
venient as would be drafts against the
local Subtreasury. but does not affect
bank reserves at New Tork in the same
way. Yesterday's payment, for instance,
has not affected reserves or deposits in
New York banks as a whole, because the
deposit was withdrawn -from one bank
and credited in another, where the Cana
dian bank kept its account. But when
the draft Is covered by the remittance
of tho gold, there will be created a new
deposit, with an increase of cash belong
ing, the surplus reserves gaining 75 per
cent of the amount involved as a net re
sult of the operation.
GOLD FROM THE If ORTK.
This Year's Receipts Greater Than
Those of Loat Season.
SEATTLE. July 1L The initial report
of the United States Assay Office at Seat
tle for the fiscal year which ended June
20 has been Issued, and the receipts show
a marvelous gain over those of the pre
vious year. During this time ESOS deposits,
with an aggregate value of J13.630.225 5S
have been made This enormous sum In
weight represents S4S.61L10 ounces of vir
gin placer gold. In the previous year th$
deposits numbered 3429, and were yaluea
at $6,504,952 64. Taken by months, the re
ceipts were as follows:
July, 1S39 ?4.257,3T;6 45
August 923,505 45
September .. 3,253,234 42
October 2,424 924 60
November 944,962 64
December 125,645 2S
January. 1900 129.932 63
February 123.633 i&
March 101.402 35
May ,....,.... 67.433 70
June , 1,137.756 41
The table shows that July was the
month of tho heaviest deposits and May
the lightest Since the 1st of July of this
year the office has received over 53,500,000,
as against $4,250,000 for the whole month
of July, 1S99. It Is expectedthat the re
ceipts will foot up beyond 56,000,000 before
the month Is over.
SKAGWAY SITE CLEAR,
Ancient Location Canceled as Hot in
WASHINGTON, July 1L The Commis
sioners of the General Land Office today
rendered a decision involving the site of
the City of Skagway, Alaska, which had
been claimed by Bernard Moore, who set
tled on the land, claiming it for agricul
tural purposes, 12 years ago. In 1S36, ho
claimed the land as a trade and manu
facturing site, and up to 1S97 was in un
disputed possession of the tract. At that
time the town sprung up and grew rap
Idly, and the entry was canceled by the
local officers in 1E3S. It was shown that
he was not using the land for trade and
manufacturing, but merely as an em
ploj e of a foreign corporation he had been
permitted to carry on business. This the
Commissioner holds to be insufficient
grounds to entitle him to the town site,
and his entry has been canceled. This
decision, if sustained by the Secretary of
the Interior, will clear the titles of many
residents of Skagway as well as the
tradesmen and manufacturers of the
Retnrn of Tug Holyoke.
SEATTLE, July 1L The tug Richard
Holyoke arrived from Nome Tuesday
afternoon. She towed he barge Skookum
from here to that place. Her only pas
senger was ex-Governor John H. McGraw.
The tug left Nome June 28, two days after
her arrival there. Her captalnt J. S. Bal
long. reports that the voyage north was
uneventful. Of the stock, only one horse
was lost. The Nome beach, he says, was
plied high with goods. General Randall
has issued an order for 200 feet of tho
water front to be kept clear, to facilitate
the landing of freight.
Commissioners Inspect Bridge.
VANCOUVER, Wash., July 1L The
County Commissioners have been occu
pied since Monday Inspecting county
roads and bridges In the northern part
of the county. The principal object of
their trip is to inspect the 53500 draw
bridge now being built across Lewis River
at La Center. A contract was also award
ed for a bridge across Cedar Creek, near
A herd of 200 elk Is reported near tho
Warm Springs reservation.
Tho Plainview creamery turned out 10,
C00 pounds of butter tho past month.
The Dalles is "lifting" its water bonds.
On the 10th it paid off three of 5500 each.
In a shipment of fat hogs from Joseph
was one which tipped the scales at 600
The Stayton creamery paid 17 cents for
butter fat its first month, and 18 cents
Grass Valley is negotiating with Port
land parties for the construction of a
The necessary acreage is pledged to
secure a starch factory at Irabler, in
Leon G. Holland, of Salem, who was a
corporal of the Second Oregon Regiment
in the Philippines, has been granted a
pension of 530.
Tho Sliver Lake Herald reports that
Mrs. Proebstel, of Prairie Creek, was
thrown from her horse recently and sus
tained a serious fracture of the hip.
Mrs. Lulu -M. Devenney Walters com
mitted suicide in Phoenix on the Sth by
taking carbolic acid. She -was tho widow
of a mining man, had been in poor
health, and leaves three children.
Wheat aphis is playing havoc with
many crops in Lane County, says the
Eugene Register. Soma fields are literally
covered with the little pests. Spring
wheat promises to be about as badly
damaged as the Fall crop.
Flem Wilson, who wbb attacked and
badly injured recently in Wallowa Coun
ty by a vicious stallion which he was
leading, has since dieL The animal hung
on like a bull-dog, crunching the bones
of Mrt Wilson's arm and chowing off
M. M Cushjng, a Wasco farmer, 80
years of age, fainted the morning of tho
10th, in The Dalles, and fell from his
wagon to tho street, badly cutting his
face and mashing his nose. The shock
partly paralyzed his left side, but he is
on the way to recovery.
A cloudburst obcurred In the Trail Fork
country one day last week, which was a
terror while it lasted, states the "Con
don Globe. The water in Thirty-Mllo
rose several feet In a remarkably short
time and almost as quickly ran down
again. Two calves belonging to Mr Mad
dock were washed away and drowned.
Speaking of the city debt of The Dalles,
Recorder Gates tells The Chronlclo that
from tho present condition of the city 3
finances, he will sbon bo able to add ?1500
more to the sinking fund, making 54000
put in since the first of tho year, and
510,000 since the fund was created IS
months ago. If conditions continue, as
favorable the entire debt will bo paid in
the course of five or six years.
I Tho Dalles Chronicle says that not only
are tne navesters busy nowadays, but the
orchardlsts are employing numerous
packers in the attempt to dispose of Iheir
fruit to the best advantage. Peach plums
aro an enormous crop, and so rapidly
are they ripening that It is not an easy
Job to keep them packed and in good
tshape fqr shipment, .Many young -women
of Tho Dalles are employed as packers
GAGE'S BODY IMS FOUND
IN TSTTLLAJHBTTE, FIVE MILES BE
" IW'HERE DROWNED.
bobably a Military Funeral Will Be
Given The Progress of Affairs
at Camp Gccn
SALEM, Or., July 11. The body of Roy
D. Gage, of Company C, Third Regiment,
Oregon National Guard, was found In the
Willamette Ri-er today, fHe miles below
tne place where he was drowned. Tho
body was discovered by tho captain of
the steamer Ruth, and was left where
found, but sequrcd to the river bank.
Captain Clother, of Company O, Brigade
Surgeon Whiting and Coroner Lane have
cone to secure iho VmK- t v...- . u
decided whether an inquest will be held, j
The members of Company C have been'
OFFERED THE PRESIDEXCY OF Klf
hunting for the body ever since Sunday.
A military burial will be given, if pos
sible. This has been a splendid day for work
at Camp Geer. The weather was cool
and refreshing breezes prevailed. The
parade this evening was given In honor
of Adjutant-General Gantenboln, who ro
vlewed tho brigade. In addition to the
usual parade, two cavalry troops and the
battery passed In review at a trot, and
again at a gallop. The parade tomorrow
evening will be in honor of General Sum
mers. Tho granting of passes permitting tho
soldiers to visit town at night is one of
the greatest tasks that devolves upon the
Guard officials. Passes are granted by tho
commanding officers and approved "by the
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General. The
privates get their passes from their Gap
tains. Early in thO encampment it was
found necessary to require that these
passes bo presented for approval eirly
in the day. A general order was therefore
made requiring passes to be presented
before noon. THIs was known as "gen
eral order No. 4." The soldiers, however,
have been slow to learn the rule, and
present their passes at all hours.
The climax of every day's work at Camp
Geer Is the evening parade and review.
The companies march from their quar
ters to the parade-grounds and form In
battalions on the battalion line. The Ma
jors then takp command of their battal
ions and the troops are formed into regi
ments on the regimental line. The Colo
nels then assume command, and the Act
ing Assistant Adjutant-General forms the
regiments, battery and cavalry troops
into a brigade on the brigade line. Tho
brigade is then turned over to the Brigadier-General,
who conducts the parade.
When tho brigade has been formed, the
reviewing officer, who last evening was
tho Governor, together with his staff,
arid accompanied by the commanding of
ficer and his staff, ride along the front
and rear of the ranks, and then assume
a position In front of the troops on tho
opposite side of the field. Tho whole
brigade then faces the right end of the
parade-grounds and marches to the end
of the grounds, turns across tho field and
comes down Immediately In front of the
reviewing officer. Each company is
formed in two ranks of men walking
abreast, the rear rank keeping as close
to the first as possible. This makes a
line of 25 to SO men marching abreast,
keeping step and maintaining a straight
line. The test of efficiency is whether
the lines are straight, whether tho sec
ond row of each company keops close
to the first row, whether the men keep
step with each other and with the music,
whether the guns are all held In exactly
tho same position, and whether the cloth
ing of every man is properly arranged
and scrupulously clean. The critical mo
ment Is when each company passes the
reviewing officer. The march down half
tho length of the field gives ample time
for the men to lino up and prepare for
the inspection, and in almost every In
stance tho boys do themselves credit.
It is not possible to say which com
pany got tho most applause, though some
companies fail to get any by reason of
a broken or curved line. The crowd
never applauds a company that makes
a poor showing. Some of the companies
sto comparatively new and have many
raw recruits. It is difficult for these to,
make a good showing, for one man out
of place spoils tho looks of the whole
When the, brigade has- passed tho re
viewing stand a considerable distance
the companies break away and march to
their nuarters. .When, the companies
have broken ranks a very noisy and
amusing scene follows. Tho boys of each
company gather in a crowd and give
oheer after cheer, or a company yell, as
an evidence of tholr opinion that they
aro the crack company of the brigade.
Some of the companies give their yell
and then turn upon their neighbors with
a scornful "Hoo-00-00!" that expresses
their opinion of thoir rivals. With a
dozen companies cheering at once the
nolo is tremendous.
ThB encampment is a school for others
than the members of the National Guard.
Tho hundreds of visitors who throng the
grounds during the day and the thou
sands who witness the parade in the
evening see much that teaches them les
sons In orderliness and politeness. In all
tho vast crowd on the grounds last even
ing, there was probably not one who
lacks in devotion to the Stars and Stripes,
yet, when the band struck up the "Star
Spangled Banner" and the brigade flag
was slowly lowered, not one in ten of
tho visitors tpok off his hat. An officer
stepped out in front of headquarters and
shouted: "Every American salute the
flag." E very American withjn hearing
of the officer's voice responded. It Is not
probable that on a simitar occasion the
same people will need a suggestion, before
they give an outward manifestation of
their love and reject for,'"OJV'.Dlory."
It Is noticeable that not all the mem
Wm. ;-w 'WIT
hers of the guard are familiar with the
proper procedure on such occasions aa
that just mentioned. But those who fail)
to salute the flag aro not left long in
ignorance, but are informed with a repri
mand how they should conduct them
selves. One sentry took off his hat as
a salute, but was instantly commanded
to put on his hot, face the flag and
TWO-THIRDS CROP IX 1AXX.
Harvest ox Fall Wheat Begaa, and
Yield Is SmalL
ALBANY, July 1L The cutting and
binding of wheat In Linn County has be
gun In the Fall fields and tho result Is
watched with great; Interest on account
of the reports of a complete failure
Most of the fields in the county will be
cut, and the yield will be small, eight
or ten bushels to tho acre. Some fields
have been turned oyer and others given
to stock, but the percentage of such
Holds Is small. It is said that this is the
first time in the history of the county
when this has been necessary at alL It
of pacific university
OX COLLEGE AT GALESBURG, ILT
is a peoullar fact that the fields yield
Ing the poorest have been Summer-fal-
lowed, those turned from stubble yield
I Ing, the best, a fact explained in the
statement that tho heavy rains beat the
Summer fallow down toa much, while
the stubble field remained porous. JThe
yield of Spring wheat will be large, hav
ing been greatly benefited by the late
rains. A keen and conservative judge of
crops who has been all over the county
says the total yield will bo two-thirds
of a crop, which is better than many
COUNTY COMMISSIONER ItlLLED.
1 Was Strnclc br Train Horse and
.P.1". July ArCounty Commis
sioner James P. CarapbeU was killed ihls
morning near Latah. He wa5 driving to
th6 fclty In a" buggy and was struck at
a dressing by the O. R. i N. train.
The body was tossed high in the air,
and both legs were broken. The horse
was killed and the buggy smashed Into
Mr. Campbell was a pioneer, having
lived In this county for nearly 20 years,
He leaves a wife and three sons and
three daughters, all Hving near Latah.
The funeral will be held tomorrow, and
as a mark of respect althe county of
fices will bo closed during the day.
Vessels to Carry Salmon Pack.
VICTORIA, B. C.. July ll.-Seven ves
sels, with a capacity of 414,000 cases, have
been chartered to carry this season's pack
of the British Columbia salmon canneries
to the European market Last year there
were nine vessels, with a capacity of
over 600.0CO cases. This is an off year for
srton, and besides the pack has prob
ably been curtailed by tho fishermen's
strike on Fraser River.
The CUy Treasurer of Falrhaven has
Just -caljed In 53300 of warrants
Spokane lawyers have agreed to 'close
their offices at noon each Saturday during
July and August.
Port Townsend's school directors have
re-established tho office of City Super
intendent of Schools.
A paper at Port Townsend says that
smallpox Is epidemic in Seattle, with no
less than 40 cases in the pesthoiise.
A young man named Arthur Dunn lost
Ills right ltg at Starbuck on the 9th W
attempting to board a moving train.
Dr. Reddy, of Spokane, has been fined
510 and costs for slapping P. A. O'Far
rell'8 face. He appeals to tho Superior
Spokane's athletic club has engaged the
battery of tho California baseball team,
playing under Stanford's name, to finish
tho season with the Spokane nine.
J. E. Sewell, a Qullcene farmer, has
disappeared from his home", and fears are
entertained that he has either met with
an accident or made away with himself.
The school children of Everett are
thrifty. The report of tho School Savings
Bank of the town for a year shows 5S61 13
deposited and 515S 14 withdrawn. The to
tal number of depositors is 324.
The Whatcom s'chool Board has called
a sDectal election. 0 h hM Mnnrfcv
I July 23, for the purpose of determining
wniner or not 10 issue $30,000 bonds with
which to build additional school mom.
UjTack Williams, the principal of the
..w.u-u, iooi jL-uir-ui. ms saniDung-nouse
of Harry Green, at Spokane, has re
ceived a sentence of four years In the
penitentiary for a murderous assault
made, upon Policeman Gemmrig.
The Socialists of Whatcom and Fair
haven and the colony folks of equality
spent a delightful day in the woods at
Chuckanut yesterday, says' the Falrhaven
Herald. The Equality delegation returned
home in sailboats and wagons.
Spokane's School Directors have been
temporarily enjoined by M. C. Conley
from letting a contract for construction
of a schoolhouse In Nettleton's Addition.
Conley says tho successful bidder was
allowed to reduce his original bfd. The
case will soon be heard on its merits.
Charles Howard, a mulatto from Okla
homa, and Elvln H. Eddy, a 19-year-old
boy of Everett, were killed north of the
Bayslde depot the night of the 9th by be
ing hurled down from a Great Northern
train, which they attempted to climb
upon. Later, a freight train cut off Ed
dy's legs and cut Howard's body in twain.
The Everett Independent says deeds
have passed to the Weyerhauser syndi
cate for large tracts of land there, and
that the buyers will build three manu
facturing establishments at EvcretL The
sawmills will be at Smith's Island, the
sash and door factory at the barge -works,
and the dressed lumber department at the
nail works, or, failing to get that loca
tion, at some other point on the bay.
PLANT NEARLY ALL. ARRANGED
FOR AT-COLUHBL! STATION.
Br Fall All Bat the Health Official'
Residence Arc Expected to
JBe Completed for Use.
ASTORIA. July 11. Work Is now well
under way on the construction of the
wharf and the buildings for the disinfect
ing plant, the laundry and bathrooms
at the Government quarantine station,
and the approved plans for the buildings
to be included In the next contract, for
which bids will be opened on August
have been received by Quarantine Officer
Hastings. These call for two barrack
buildings and two hospitals. The bar
racks will be exclusively for the use
of Immigrants. One will be 120x30 feet
with accommodations for 350 people, while
the other Is to be 40x30 feet and will house
about 7B persons. The hospital buildings
will be 40x20 feet, and suitable for the
accommodatlpn of 10 patients each. One
is for persons afflicted with contagious di
seases and the other for patients whoso
ailments are In no way Infectious.
Each of these structures will be one
story in height and will be erected on
the shore Immediately in the rear of the
wharf and disinfecting plant Under the
terms of the contract the work must be
completed wfthin CO days after the ap
proval of the bonds, which means about
November L The buildings Included In
these two contracts comprise all the new
structures, with ona exception, that are
contemplated for the station at the pres
ent time. The other building to be erect
ed Is a residence for tho quarantine of
ficer. Several cottages are already located on
jthe grounds. One of these will be fitted
up as quarters lor the station employes,
and another for the accommodation of
the officers and cabin passengers of any
vessels which may be held in quarantine.
The station will also be equipped with
a supply of tents, so that 100 or 1200 peo
ple can bo accommodated should occasion
No word has yet been received by Con
structing Qjaartermaster Downs as to
when the contracts for the hospital or
for the water works at Fort Stevens will
be let. The wprk was postponed until
th nresent, OiimI vrar nrt 0-Mc i t-
.pected to be called for within the next
Coroner Pohl has decided to hold tho
Inquest tomorrow on the 'bodies of tho
men who were killed by the explosion of
the boiler In De Force's oil factory. At
that time it is expected that some further
light may be thrown on tho -unfortunate
While the tug Wallula is on Puget
Sound In the drdock, the tug Escort will
be placed in commission, and will bo in
command of Captain Eric Johnson.
J. W. Cook's new launch the Uncle
Jim, was given a trial run last evening,
and tho Troycr gasoline engine with
which she Is equipped worked 'splendidly.
She will be shipped by rail to Puget
Sound, where she will be used as a can
MARION COUNTY CROPS.
Grain Is Disappointing, Bet Frnlt Is
SALEM, Or., July 1L The good weather
that has prevailed for the past week has
been very favorable to farmers who have
hay to cut, and much hay has been put
up. It Is very noticeable that most of
the clover hay now being brought to
town shows the 111 effots of tho rains. It
Is dark colored and badly stained.
Reports regarding- the grain crop 00 not
show much change for the better.
J. K. Sears, of Spring Valley, Polk
County,, says- that Fall-sown grain looks
worse than it did. if any change Is per
ceptible at all. That crop In his vicinity
will be of little consequence. The Spring
grain shows slight signs of Improvement
and promises fairly well. Tho oat crop
will be about average, and the barley
The prune crop continues to develop
with every indication of a good crop, so
far as It goes. The Petites ore the only
ones considered in this vicinity, and they
have now reached about two-thirds of the
full size. They are healthy looking, and
unless some blight should yet appear,
the quality will be such as to give Oregon
a reputation for good prunes. The trees
have been overladen and it has been nec
essary to break off part of the fruit.
Pears aro also doing welL Most pear
growers report a good crop. H, F. Wal
lace, manager of tho Wallace orchard,
says that their crop of pears will not
be quite so largo as it "was two years
ago. Still the branches have been so
full that It was necessary to knock off
part of the fruit. Apples will be a
little better than an average crop.
Hop spraying has commenced and will
be prosecuted with vigor during the next
few days. -The vines have made a good
growth and a full crop- Is expected. Hop
lice have appeared, but not in sufficient
numbers to cause alarm. The hot weath
er has not been conducive to their devel
opment. As thro is an Increasing pros
pect for good prices and a prospect for
a good yield, the growers manifest a dis
position to take good care of their crop.
Tho report has been received here that
an organization of hopgrowers was ef
fected at the Stato Convention held In
Santa Rosa, Cal , July 5, but that it has
not yet been determined wheth6r the re
quired 75 per cent of tho acreage can be
secured. The organization in question
is formed for the purpose of limiting
the production of hops.
The Allen Packing Company Is canning
about 10 tons of peas a day and during
the season will put up 175 tons of that
vegetable. This will make 7004, cases,. As
tho shelling, cleaning and grading of the
peas and filling of the cans aro done by
machinery tho force of employes has been
greatly reduced. The cannery will be
operated on peas about two weeks longer,
and then there will bo a lull In operations
until pears and plums come on. about
August 0. Beans and blackberries will
be handled during tho first two weeks of
Moran Bros. Made the Only Bid, Bat
Not Within the Limit.
WASHINGTON, July 1L The Llght
hbus"e Board has received a bid from
Moran Bros., of Seattle, foe constructing
the lighthouse-tender Heather for the
Thirteenth Lighthbuso District, the price
asked being 5123,000. This bid was not re
ceived until after the date set for tho
opening, but had It ben Within tho limit
of cost would 'have been accepted any
way. The total cost of the tender is to
be 5120,000. instead of 5130,000, as hereto
fore stated. Unless Moran Bros., now tho
only bidders, drop within this limit, the
tender will probably bo constructed by
TTro Die of Heart Ailment.
FOREST GROVE. July 1L Mrs. Am
brose Thornb'urgh, Nagod 47, died suddenly
of organic heart trouble, at her homo
hero this afternoon. The deceased had
been a resident of the Greenville neigh
borhood, this county, for 30 years. She f
was born in Iowa, where she Bpent hef
girlhood and married. Her husband and
the following children survive: Mrs.
Ella Beneflel and W. J. Thornburgh.
Greenville; Misses Myrtle and Millie, and
W. T. Thornburgh. Forest Grova; Dep
uty Recorder J. H. Thornburgh, Hllls
boro. I. N. Hobbs, a photographer, aged about
55 years, died here today, of cardiac
dropsy. Deceased had lived In McMInn
villo and Forest Grove tho past four
years. He was a survivor of the Twen
ty-seventh Missouri Volunteer Infantry. J
Who has had nny DENTAL WORK JJONE,
TEETH FILLED, MADE, OR CROWNED' J
at thr NEW YORK DENTAL PARLORS will be.
pleased to learn that the same order prevails.
The same old specialists who pleased everybody
in time past are working as usual, and that the
management especially requests any one who has
had any work done that is not giving perfect satis
faction to please call at once that their work may
be attended to FREE OF CHARGE at our nearest
offices, which are located at the following cities
FOURTH AND MORRISON STREETS
San Francisco, Cal.
r ' 723 MARKET STREET
"DQNT FUT OFF this work. Come while
you can. The following is our advertisement car
ried out to the letter.
NO MORE DREAD OF THE DENTAL CHAIR
Fourth and Morrison Sis., Portland Or.
Be Sure Yea Are In Our Office Blumouer-Frank Building,
Over Sealy, Mason & Co.'s
Teeth extracted and filled absolutely without pain by our late scientific
method. No sleep-producing- agents or cooalne. These are the only Dental
Parlors in Portland that have the patent appliances and Ingredients to ex
tract, fill and apply old crowns and porcelain crowns, undetectable from
natural teeth, and warranted for ten years, without the least particle of
pain. Gold crowns and teoth without plates, sold filling and all other den.
tal work done painlessly and by specialists.
Gold crowns, $5 00: full set teeth. J5.00; bridge work, ?5 00; gold fillings,
L00 up; silver fllllng3, 50c.
A Protective Guarantee Given With AH
- - Work for 10 Years
Any Work That Should Not Prove Satisfactory Will Be
Attended to Free of Charge at Our Nearest Office
"We aro making a specialty of gold crown and bridge work; the most
beautiful, painless and durable of all dental work known to the profession.
Our name alone will be a guarantee that jour work will be of the best. Wo
have a specialist in each department. Best operators, best gold workmen
and extractors of teeth; In fact, all the staff are inventors of modern dent
istry. We will tell you in advance exactly what your work will cost by
freo examination. Give us a call and you will find we do exactly as wo
New York Dental Parlors
FOURTH AND MORRISON STS., PORTLAND, OR.
Branch offices, 614 First avenue, Seattle; 723 Market st, San Francisco.
Hours, 3 to S; Sundays, iu to . iaaies aiwaj s in attcnaance.
He left a widow. Interment will be in
tho Naylor cemetery, .under fhe auspices
of tho G. A. R. and W. R. C. tomorrow.
Mlnlns: Stock Quotations.
Following are the transactions at the Oregon
Minlne Stock Exchange yesWrdayr
Aflams Mountain 00O 05 $000 C5M,
Buffalo 1T4 2
Fouta Dredglns Co 102 CO
Gold Hill Bohemia. 5 5H
Gold BUI High Line Ditch 8 20
Golden Slipper 2154
Golditono consolidated .. an ar
MAlne. 20- 20
Helena. No 2 ',& &1
Ijvtt HnriA 2 3
May Queen 2a 2Ji
Riverside 4 1
Snrnpter Free Gold........ 3H &H
GoldstonO Consolidated 6000 at S
2000 at X
Gold Hill & Bohemia., 2000 at 5
BOO at 20
Helens JTo. 2..i 13 000 at 3
Lost Horse GOOdat 24
May Queen 17000 at 2
Oresou'Colorado 2000 at 5
1000 at 3ft
Sumpter Freo Gjjld lOOOat 34
2000 at 3
SPOKANE. July 11. The closing bids for
mining stocks today were:
Blacktatl JO 12WJNobIe Five 50 02
3K Princess Maud. 2V4
Deer Trail Con..
Evening Star ...
Gold Ledsa ....
I. X. L
Lon Pine Surp.
llount. Lion ...
Morn. Glory ..
S I RAmbTer Cariboo . 23
V4 Republic 8S
1V Reservation ,... 0
nosia.na uiani.. xr
SAX FRANCISCO. July 11 Tn official clos
ing quotations for mining stocks today were:
Justice tO 07
Alpha. Con .
Occidental Con ... 0
Best & Belcher...
Caledonia 1 001 Savage .. 10 I
Challenge Con ... 141 See; Belcher 3
Confldenee 75 Silver Hill 62
Con. Cal. & Va... 1 60 Standard 4 15
Cnwrn Point .... RI Union Con 20
Gould & Currr..- 23 Utah Con 12
Hale & Noreross.. 20 Yellow Jacket .... 14
BOSTON, July 11. Closing quotations:
Adventure. .,...$0 024
Santa. Fa Copper
nub Mlnlny ....
Allouez if. Co .. 1
Amol. Copper .. 83W
Boston & Mont. 2 90
Butte & Boston. 6-t
Cal. & Hecla... 1 2S
NEW TORK, July 11. Mining stocks today
closed as fcllqws:
Chollar 0 151 Ontario ,.10 T5
Crown Point ..... ClOphlr 64
Con. Cal. & Va... 1 40,Plymouth 10
Dadwood 40l Quicksilver 1 50
Gould &Currr... 201 do pref ......... 7 00
Hale & Norcroflo,. 25 Sierra Nevada ... 24
Homestake CO OOlStandard 3 H5
Iron Sliver SOIUnlon Con IT
Mexican ......... 15)rel!ow Jacket .... 12
Hoie'n Tteptibllonn Primaries.
BOISE. Idahs, July 11. The Republican
primaries were held hero today and war
Wash. ' w
AVENUE - ' -
was waged all day between the friends
of W. C. Ramsey and ex-Attorney-General
Parsons, rival candidates for the"
I Gubernatorial nomination. The resujt of
! the city primaries is regarded as a Ram
l sey victory. Boise's tno candidates for
l the State Treasury, A. P. Wilson and H.
N. Coffin, will evenly divide the city dele
gates. The Senatorial matter dhl not
j come up today.
j Where In Wllion Thornton?
I CORVALiLIS, July 11. His parents In
this city are an-clous to learn something
of the whereabouts of Wilson Thornton,
late private In Company K, Second Ore
gon Volunteer". He left home several
months ago, and shortly afterward visit
ed his sister at Stockton, Cal. Since that
, tlmo nothing has been heard from him.
He is supposed to have gone to San Fran
cisco. ' The Benton mills In th's city have shut
down, and will remain Idle during the
current month. A large amount of new
machinery will be installed.
Admits both sexes, is nonsectarian, away
from the v city, beautiful and healthful
location. The academy receives younger
and less advanced pupils.
Expenses reasonable Send for'thenew
catalogue before deciding upon another
school. Address a postal card to
President A C.Jones, PhlD.
The Oregon Mining
Auditorium, Chamber of Commerce Bids.,
A O. box 670. Portland, Or.
Telephone Main 310.
J. E. Haseltlne, Pres.r David GoodseU Treaa.;
F. J. Hrd. See.
Directors L. G. Clarke, J. E. Haseltlne, Da
vid Goodsell. P. J. Jennings. L G. Davidson,
F. V. Drake. E. A. Clecl.
THE GOLD HILL & BOHEMIA MINING CO."
owns four nrst-class quarts mining proper
ties, three of them, embracing nine claims,
being In tho Gold Hill Jatnlng district, Jack
son County. Oregon; and ona of them, em
bracing sevei claims, being in the very
heart of the Bohemia, mrnlng camp. Capital
stock, S10OO00 00, 40 per cent of stock la
treasury, all promoters stock pooled Listed
with the Oregon Mining StoeK Exchange' hj-
estimate. Davidson, Ward & Co (membra
of tho Oregon Mining Stack Exchange), 40$
Chamber of Commerce. Phono Clay 633.
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