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THE SUNDAY OKEGONIAN, .PORTLAND, JAKUABY. 7,- 1900.
GRAIN GROWS AT ONTARIO
A'ATUBAI. MOISTURE IS- SUFFICIENT
IF RIGHTLY USED.
Many Trial Patches Last Year and
Very Ferv Failures Rye Does
Better Taan. Other Grain.
dktaHIO. Or.. Jan. 6. There Is a move
ment on foot among the farmers In this
region to experiment largely In the matter
of raising grain with the natural moisture.
Out of many trial patches this season, the
failures were very few. The yield was
generally good, the threshing showing- 20
to SO bushels per acre. Bye proved to yield
better than wheat or barley, and the fall
sowing of rye was greatly increased. "When
the success of "dry grain" is demonstrated,
the fact will do more to bring this part
of Oregon to the front than any other
thing. Hundreds of iomes will be made
where nothing now grows but sagebrush.
When a farmer can raise 30 acres of rye
-without water, and omy Itave to pump
water for his orchard and potatoes and
etock, be Is pretty well situated, and this
is doubtless what anotner season hero
will prove.
Just across the Snake, for miles in either
direction, the same experiment is being
tried more or less, and with equal suc-
cess.
Many small patches of rye appear
otini'A nil artificial waterings, and
high
ihR Reason it made good hay in nearly
every instance, and the larger per cent of
the patches made grain. With rye at $1 23
to $1 BO per 100 pounds, as it is always here.
It does not take, many sacks per acre to
pay expenses. When the farmer finds that
It will not ""fill" all he needs to do is to
cut It for hay, and he then gets a good
fall pasture, and it comes again in the
spring, and will have another chance at
snaking grain. He will get two tons of
hay to the acre in the event it must be
cut before filling out, and he will realize
$9 for the two tons. This pays moderately
for the outlay, and when he strikes a
good grain crop, which will be seven years
out of 10, he makes a winning of the first
grade.
Nebraska and Kansas do well to turn
oft a crop of grain iour years out oi uvo,
land Oregon will certainly do that. There
.ore large sections of the grain belt in Ore
gon where they do not now irrigate, when
In former years the same farmers had
xio idea it could be done. Slowly this belt
Is enlarging and coming further, in on
desert or semiarld regions, and it is logi
cal to conclude that here, where moisture
tfalls heavily In the winter and spring
.months, and does not slacken off altogether
xintil the first of July, that the economic
grasses and small grain will mature, and
especially is this true of the quick matur
ing rye. In former years no great ef
fort has been made to grow dry grain, as
farmers pretty generally had water, and
did not attempt what had never been
demonstrated, but now, since farms are
being made here and there with a part of
the land above the ditch, necessity has
suggested a crop without water, and thla
ls resulting in the opening of this one
other source of livelihood. If a man nas w
raise water SO or 40 feet with a pump, it
does not pay for general farming, espe
.?oiiir -nrhpn be has to compete with the
farmer who does not have to raise his
-water, but if only Ms orchard and truck
farm has to be covered with the pump, and
h is out no Irrigating work or expense,
no assessments or quarrels on his gram
fields, he does not feel the pumping for
the other crop near the house. Even if
water must be raised 100 feet for the
truck patch, and the rich bench soil la
given half a chance in the way of culti
vation in the fall before the winter's mois
ture begins to fall, it Will be faithful and
pay Its way. A small hot-air pump, or a
windmill, will assist greatly along this
2ftne, antt when a good gasoline engine cam
be -used on the farm, its owner can en
large his watered district and eventually
farm his land to its full capacity.
"WHAT THE GOVERNORS TPROTD.
Gcer on the Conditions In. Oregon
and Rogers lor "Washington.
The New York Times, on January 1,
printed the statements of many govern
ors on the progress of the previous year
-and the prospect for 1903, among them be
ing letters from the governors of Oregon
fland Washington, as follows:
'Tha outlook for business conditions In
Oregon the coming year seems to be good.
"The past year has been fairly satisfac
tory, and, with the exception of wheal and
tops, prices for our staple productions
ihave been remunerative. Oregon produces
more wool than any other state in the
"Union, and the price per pound at present
is above 20 cents higher than It has been
before since the panic of 1S93. Buyers ex
press a willingness now to engage wool
at that figure for next spring.
"The increasing trade which our new
possessions in the Philippines will undoubt
edly stimulate will be a permanent factor
in building up this coast, which, so far
as natural conditions go, is equal, if not
superior, to any other portion of the coun
try. "A frank statement of the requirements
of our state necessitates the remark that
aothlng would tend so rapidly toward the
development of its natural resources as an
influx of that class of immigration that
would come prepared to inaugurate manu
facturing enterprises in various lines. The
field for this kind of Investment is a large
one In Oregon, for, without doubt, cqn
Bldering the great variety of raw material
that abounds here, we import a greater
quantity of manufactured articles than any
other state in the Union, population con
sidered. The attention of Eastern capital
ists has already been drawn very prom
inently during the past year to the pos
sibilities of our etate in this regard, and
it is believed that our growth and pros
perity will, from this time forward, be
steady and permanent. Our principal
drawback is from the sparse--population
Incident to all new countries, and our fu
ture is regarded by our most conservative
people as very satisfactory.
"T. T. GEER, Governor.
"Executive Chamber, Salem, Or."
"I presume that no portion of our com
mon country presents in a business and
industrial way so inviting a field at the
present time as that Immediately adjacent
to Puget sound. Its commercial advant
ages are very great, and its future pros
pects can -only be designated by the word
'magnificent A map of the world upon
a north polar projection will show that a
etralght line extending from Puget sound
to Japan, China and the Philippine islands
eklrts the Alaskan peninsula, being vast
ly shorter than any other route between
the Occident and the Orient. In the long
run, commerce, like everything else, fol
lows the line of least resistance. It Is well
known, too, to navigators, that ocean
currents favor the northern route. Doubt
less it will be a great surprise to many
to be told that the shortest line from Cal
ifornia to the East Indies runs near the
Alaskan coast. The globe, however, re
veals the fact.
Good Bishop Berkeley, something like
175 years ago. In bis well-known line,
Westward the course of empire takes its
-way stated, it is true, a great fact, but
the good bishop did not reveal all the
truth. The course of empire in past his
torical times has also been as markedly
to the north. I think careful Investiga
tion will show I am correct In saying, In
general terms, that no conflict between
the North and South, whether political or
commercial, has ever been waged in whlclr
the North was not successful. The con
quest of England by the Normans was
only an overflow from a previous north
ern Invasion. Civilization began In the
South. At the present" time the northern
nations in Eurdpe Russia, Germany and
England are the arbiters of fate. In our
own country, within recent times, a po
litical struggle between the North and
South was waged. We know the result
Commercially, ft has been and will be the
same. Alexander Humboldt long ago
prophesied that the commerce of the Pa
cific would one day" far exceed that of the
Atlantic He was followed in this predic
tion by" "William EL Sewaxd And James G.
Blaine. Back of these predictions were
geographical and historical facts.
"The recent discoveries as yet only In
their infancy of gold In Alaska, have ac
centuated the natural trend of events.
American commerce will, In the not dis
tant future, execute the evolution of
"about face," and one day how far In
the future I do not know a greater city
than New York will be built upon Puget
sound. "JOHN B. ROGERS Governor.
"Executive Chamber, Olympla, "Wash.
PUBLIC LANDS IN CROOK..
Incoming Settlers Would Do Well to
Examine Them.
Pj-lneville Journal.
Within 10 miles o'f this city there Is a
large tract of bunchgrass land that win
produce under proper cultivation 20 to
60 bushels of wheat to the acre, "is
jeady for the plow, with plenty of timber
near. On the desert between here and
the Deschutes river is a vast tract of land
suitable for raising all kinds of grain,
vegetables, fruit and alfalfa, requiring
only artificial irrigation. That ditches
will be taken onto this land within a year
or two Is almost an assured fact Already
one ditch of 10,000 inches' .. capacity is
partly built, and will be In operation next
summer, and another company has locat
ed three ditches of 100.000 Inches' capacity
each, one of which at least will prob
ably be started In the spring. On the
west of the Deschutes are thousands of
acres of land peculiarly adapted to red
clover and oats, which Is now under a
system of Irrigation ditches affording an
ample water supply. Homestead and des
ert land entries are being rapidly taken
there, more than 50 navmg Deen meu uur
ing the past year. In fact, throughout
the whole county, may yet be found good
unappropriated farm and grazing land.
The soil is generally good, timber plenti
ful, climate mild and equable, no rainy
season; and the only reason that the
county is yet so sparsely settled Is its
remoteness from lines of travel, which
bring immigrants to the West, and be
cause all over this grand state like condi
tions prevail and the homeseeker's wants
are usually supplied before he reaches the
interior.
JUDGE MAKES GRAVE CHARGES.
Calls Prosecutor to Investigate Of
ficial Acts-In "Whitman County.
COLFAX Wash., Jan. 6. Superior Judge
McDonald has filed with the county clerk
a formal statement calling upon the pros
ecutor to take proper steps to investi
gate three grave offenses. One charge is
that of rape, which is alleged against J.
E. Nessly, a correspondent of the Spo
kane Spokesman-Review, who wa3 for
merly deputy sheriff and jailer. It is
averred that he put a certain feeble
minded woman in a cell with a man con
demned for murder, and the statute makes
an accessory in such case the same as the
principal. Many confirmatory details are
stated. Since the judge's complaint was
filed, the statements of other men have
been given to substantiate his present
ment Walter Ruble, clerk of the probate court
is charged with having made false af
fidavit regarding- the condition and family
of a woman, on an agreement with her
that he should have 25 per cent of tne
money coming to her through the repre
sentations he should make, and that he
actually received $125 in pursuance of the
agreement and false representation.
The third charge Is against the county
commissioners, alleging that they are an
swerable to the law for having appropri
si public money to aid the county fair.
NORTHWEST DEAD.
"Uncle Johnny" Burgen, Pioneer of
Klickitat County.
GOLDENDATJE, Wash., Jan. 6. John
S. Burgen, better known in his latter
days as "Uncle Johnny" Burgen, who died
at his farm south of Goldendale a few
days ago. Is said to have been the earliest
settler In Klickitat county. Deceased was
born In "Virginia in 1824. He spent his early
manhood In Kentucky, and in 1859 located
In Klickitat county. Before there was a
Goldendale or a Centervllle, "Uncle
Johnny" Burgen'6 was the only stopping
place in the valley, and it is said he never
turned a traveler away. Deceased left an
aged widow and nine grown children.
H. C. Dnctororth, o Baker County.
Henry C. Duckworth, a Baker county
resident since 1862, died at McEwen, his
home, on the 3d Inst., from pneumonia.
He was 70 years of age, and had long
been engaged in farming and stockrais
ing. A wife and two grown ons survive
him.
Death of Asylum Patient.
SALEM, Or., Jan. 6. Clara Williams,
aged 13, died at the asylum yesterday. She
was received at the asylum from Mult
nomah county, but her home was at Cen
tralis, Wash.
TO VOTE ON WATER BONDS.
Baker City Will Have a Special
Election January JS7.
BAKER CITY, Or., Jan. 6. The city
council has ordered a special election Jan
uary 27, to decide the question of issuing
5100,000 of bonds for a gravity water sys
tem, including the purchase of the Elk
creek and other water rights, constructing
reservoirs, laying pipe lines, etc. The
present artesian well system, worth ap
proximately $30,000, Is proposed to be used
in connection with the new system, which
will bring pure mountain water a dis
tance of nine miles.
The following Portland men arrived here
by private car over the O. R. & N. and
departed this morning over the Sumpter
Valley railroad to Sumpter. They will go
to the Free Coinage mine. Cable Cove dis
trict: A. D. Charlton, of the Northern
Pacific; W. H. Mead, of the Northwest
ern; J. A. Clark, of the Wisconsin Central
lines, and H. C. Bowers, of the Hotel
Portland.
Tne Rank Failed.
Oregon City Enterprise.
The Salvation Army captain at this sta
tion has been using an old cookstove as a
depository for the company's funds, and
It is reported had about ?20 on deposit.
Dast Friday she was in Portland, and
during her absence an old junkdealer
appeared and one of the army people sold
him the old stove. Upon the captain's
return she was informed of the good trade
made, but did not enthuse much over It,
as with the going of the stove went her
funds. The junkdealer declares, however,
that he found no money In the stove
but it has gone.
Salem
Ships Nursery
Stock.
SALEM, Or., Jan. 6. While Salem does
not "carry coals to Newcastle," her nur
serymen have this week shipped two car
loads of young peach and plum trees to
Xos Angeles, Cal., the heart of the peach
growing region. The raising and shipping'
of nursery stock is no small Industry in
this vicinity. A number of carloads of
fruit trees have been shipped from here
this fall, a $15,000 lot going to a single
small valley in Montana.
Will Discuss Transvaal War.
SALEM, Or., Jan. 6 The debating team
from Willamette university lias chosen
to debate the affirmative of the question:
"Resolved, That England Is justified In
her war with the Boers." This question
was proposed by Pacific university. For
est Grove and Willamette had the choice
of sides.
BUSINESS ITEMS.
Jt Baby I Cutting Teeth,
Be sure and use that old and well-tried remedy.
Mrs. Wlnslow's SootLing Syrup, for children
teething: It soothes the child, softens the sums,
atlajs all p&in, cures wind colic and diarrhoea.
tVEN TERMS WITH 'FRISCO
PORTLAND EXPORTERS CHARTER
SHIPS AT SAN FRANCISCO RATES.
Rates From Tncoma Are Higher
Lnniher Freights The Mascot
Disaster Marine Notes
After an Interval of over a fortnight,
another charter for grain loading was an
nounced this week. The German ship
Najade .was taken-for Portland loading at
37s 6d, a slightly lower rate than has been
demanded by owners since the charter of
the Galena at 36s 3d. The British ship
Angerona was chartered for Sound load
ing at 38s 9d, a material advance over the
rate paid by the charterers of the ship fpr
Portland loading. This will be very gall
ing news to the Tacoma papers and their
Astoria allies, but It is a fact, neverthe-
TONNAGE EN ROUTE AND IN PORT.
Vessels Chartered or Available for Grain Cargoes From the
Northwest.
FOR PORTLAND.
Flag
and rig.
Name.
Master.
Dec.
Chile
Marechal "Vllliers
Ger. ship
Snlllo
Aug.
Fr. bark
Rionald
Nov. 13Argus
Br. ship
Hunter
William Law
Wendur
Colony
Br. ship
Abbott
Br. ship
Nlcoll
Nov. 13
Nov. U
Nov. 3
Br. ship
Hughes
Haddon Hall
Donna Francesca
Forthbank
Gulf Stream
Belmont
Br. baric
Br. bark
Br. bark
Prltcharo.
Slmort
Paterson
Kerbyson
Br. bark
NOV. 16;
Br. bark
Br. bark
Br. bark
Ladd
Evans
Conway Castle
Lizzie Bell
Allegiance
Berwickshire
Fifeshlre
C. S. Bement
Cleomene
Mooltan
Whelan
Br. ship
Evans
Blance
Br. oarK
Br. bark
Caddell
Nov. 20!
Am. ship
Fernalu
Davies
Keck
Hasselman
Manson
Anderson
Barrett
Decent
Israel
Battlclch
Davies
Carse
Br. ship
Br. ship
Ger. ship
Br. ship
Br. ship
Najade
Penthesllea i
Linlithgowshire
Deccan
East African
Selene
Br. ship
Br. bark
Ger. bark
Fr. bark
Br. ship
Br. ship
Beechdale
Isle of Arran
County Merioneth
Totals.
Antwerp . .
Cape Town
Yokohama .
Calcutta ...
Honolulu ..,
San. Diego ..
Panama ....
..4218
..1760
..2094
..189G
..7160
,.2169
,.1332
Shanghai
Callao
Newcastle ....w
RI6 de Janeiro
Liverpool
Nagasaki
Total tonnage en route, 42,776.
Same time In 1897, 22.120.
Same
GRAIN TONNAGE
Flag
and rig.
Name.
Master.
Deo.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec
Dec.
Dec.
Clackman'shire
Br. ship
Br. ship
Thompson 1482
Stone 1926
Billet 1195
Stuart 2198
Jensen 1789
Veysey 1827
1 1642
Henderson 1S52
Belster 1140
Chlsholm 2169
Susewlnd 2732
Roberts 1383
Rasch 2004
Haumont 1240
Tastevln 1471
Bruno 1836
Schulte 1759
Scottish Isles
Crlffel
Ancyra
Br. bark
Br. bark
Ger. ship
Br. ship
Br. ship
Br. ship
Ger. bark
Br. bark
Ger. bark
Br. bark
Ger. ship
Fr. bark
Alsterkamp
Craigmore
Edenbanymore
St. Enoch
Hyon
Galena
MncdnJfn
Dec. 19
cmorn warrior
Dec. 21
Margretha
Jan. 2
Jan. 2
Jan. 2
Jules verne
Louis Pasteur
Aldebaran
Nereus
Fr. bark
Ger. ship
Ger. ship
Jan. 4
Total tonnage In the river, 27,825 tons.
1898, 30,753. In 1897, 22,250.
GRAIN TONNAGE EN
Flag
and rig.
Name.
Aug. 3Angerona
Klnfauns
Dec. 22Errol
Oct. 3 Inverclyde
Sept 1 Colbert
Oct. 19 Achnashie
Nov. 15 Elginshire
Nov. 15 Battle Abbey
Oct. 30 Mount Stuart
Nov. 15 May Flint
Trongate
Oct. 26 Bidston Hill
Dec. 7 Englehorn
......... Glenogll
Arethusa
Rhuddlan Castle
..., Brodick Castle
Dec. IS Shandon
Imberhorne
Br. ship
Williams
Crlghton
Henderson
May
Loreau
Paslful
Hannah
McGhlo
Olsen
Banfleld
Smith
Jenkins
Lovltt
Stevenson
Meyer
Roberts
Olson
Beard
Lever
Br. bark
Br. ship
Br. ShlD
Fr. bark
Br. bark
Br. ship
Br. snip
Br. ship
Am. ship
Br. bark
Br. ship
Br. ship
Br. ship
Ger. ship
Br. ship
Br. ship
Br. ship
Br. ship
Total tonnage en route, 34,442.
GRAIN TONNAGE
I Name. Master. B . From. cifcnererrs. Berth
a :
Dec. 26 Lamorna Br. ship Cormack 2169 San Diego B., G. & Co. Tacoma
Dec. 6 Ravenscourt Br. bark Scott 1373 Panama B., G. & Co. Tacoma
Dec. 27 Stronsa Br. ship Hennlng 1939 Antwerp B., G. & Co. Seattle
Dec. 27 Glendoon Br. ship Morrison 1824 San Diego K., G. & Co Seattle
Total tonnage In poit, 7305.
less. The British ship Glenesslln has been!
chartered for lumber loading on'tho Sound
for the United Kingdom, at 80 shillings,
with the option of wheat from Tacoma at
40 shillings. The French bark Noeml, now
In San Francisco, has been chartered to
load at the Bay City for the United King
dom at 37s 6d, with the option of Port
land loading. These figures Indicate that
Portland is securing ships as cheap as any
port on the coast. One or two ships are
reported fixed for next season loaolng
from Portland at about 35 shillings.
Shipping men appear to have consider
able faith In high freights carrying over
into next season, for two salmon ships
to load on the Fraser next fall are re
ported under charter. The vessels are the
Fiery Cross and the Clan McKenzle, both
well known In this port, the latter espe
cially so, on account of being run down In
the Columbia by the steamer Oregon sev
eral years ago. The rate reported for
these two ships Is 36s 3d for September
October loading. Both of the ships have
many thousand miles to sail before they
will get around to this side of the world.
The Clan McKenzio is en route from Cheri
bon to Delaware breakwater, and from
there she will be ordered to New York
to load oil for Japan, after discharging her
present cargo. From Japan she' will' come
across the Pacific In ballast. The Fiery
Cross was loading at London for Sydney
December 23, and will undoubtedly bring a
cargo of coal up from Australia for some
coast port after discharging the cargo
which she Is now loading.
The San Francisco Commercial News has
the following on the freight situation in
the Bay City:
'Fall arrivals of chartered tonnage have
fully supplied local requirements for grain
vessels, and while the few disengaged
ships in port are firmly held at rates
current for aome time, exporters show no
disposition to make further contracts, and
the. market, therefore, is extremely dull.
The fact that lumber has adyanced $ll
per.lOOO, and tonnage is scarce and high,
does not seem to check the foreign delnand
for lumber cargoes as yet. Rates, prompt
loading are firm, and some forward busl-
ness has been done at full rates, June-
July-August being done at 47s pd Sydney,
55; Melbourne or Adelaide, and 65s Fre
mantle; West Coast, late loading, at 55s
62s 6d orders, and to South Africa, 67s 6d
70s, For prompt loading, rates are as fol
lows: Sydney, 47s 6d50s; Melbourne or
Adelaide, 55s56s 3d; Port Plrle, 52s 6d
53s 9d; Fremantle, 65s66s 3d; Geraldton,
69 Sd67s 63; West Const, 57s 6d60s,
Plsagua range, and Callao range, 58s 9d
61s 3d; Buenos Ayres, 67s 6d70s; Shang-
hal, 5Ss 9d60s; Kiao Chow, C0s61s 3d;
Jnnan. 55s056s 3d: Port Arthur, 65s66s 3d;
Tien-Tsin, GCs 3d67s 6d; New Chwans, ,
66s 3d67s 6d; "VladlvostocKr' BSstSSes-Sa;'
South Africa, 72s Gd75s; United Kingdom,
80s82s 6d."
SUNK AND ASHORE.,
Disaster Overtures a Couple of Brit
ish Steamships.
LONDON. Jan. 6. The British steamer
Glasgow, Captain Leslie, which sailed from,
Buenos Ayres December 2, lor .namDurg,
has been sunk off Dungeness, In Dover
strait, having been in collision with the
British steamer Ormuse, Captain Veale,
bound for Sydney from London. The pas
sengers and crew of the Glasgow have been
landed at Dover. The Ormuse apparently
sustained no damage.
LONDON, Jan. 6. Advices received to
day state that the British steamer .Chris
tiana, Captain Brooks, from Shanghai for
New South Wales, is ashore on Llhou reef.
In latitude 17 south, longltudd 152 east,
having encountered a hurricane on Decern-
From.
Consignees.
2094IYokohama
1705
1543
Nantes
Antwerp
T..T. &TCo.
A. Berg.
P. F. M. Co.
1631
Singapore
Calcutta
1896
1958
1332
2163
Taltal
Panama
Rio Janeiro
1332
1378
Honolulu
Honolulu
Hong Kong
Honolulu
Liverpool
Nagasaki
Newcastle
1415
52
Port G. Co.
jvf.VwV&cfa.'
1591
1036
VJ
1180
901
1381
Antwerp
Shanghai
Acanulco
B.. G. & Co.
t
1899
48
1670
1616
Plsagua
1677
1663
NagasaKl
London
Antwerp
Hamburg
Honolulu
B., G. & Co.
B., G. & Co.
JM W. & Co.
1357
1836
1588
1271ICallao
1271
Honolulu
1759
Sta. Rosalia
1041
jHonoluIu
1899
1271
Acapulco 1670
Plsagua .vJS?
London ... . .......lbM
Hamburg 1836
,Taltal '!??
Hong Kong 141o
901j
...2163
1036
2857
time In 1899, 45,746. Same time In 1898, 63,648.
IN THE RIVER.
Agents or
Charterers.
From.
Berth.
Mojl
K., G. & Co
K., G. & Co
B., G. & Co.
P. F. M. Co,
McNear
P. F. M. Co
McNear
B., G. & Co.
Port. G. Co,
Victoria
Taltal
victoria
Davldge's
Astoria
Irving
Elevator
Astoria
Astoria
Col. No. 2
Antwerp
callao
Caldera
Valparaiso
Panama
Panama
Mazatlan
Callao
Shanghai
Taltal
Antwerp
St Nazalre
Limerick
Panama
Kalo Chou
Epplnger
I Col. No. 1
B.. G. & CoJ Oceanic
Epplnger Montg'y2
M., W. &C.IC0I. No. 1
Port. G. Co.lWeldler's
Glrven & E.f Greenwicl
B., G. & Co.'Astoria ,'
Same time in 1899, 25,434. Same time In
ROUTE TO PUGET SOUND.
Master.
From.
Consignees.
1145)Llverpool
157
981:
Honolulu
1387
Honolulu
Hamburg
London
Liverpool
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London
Hong Kong
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1158
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949 Brisbane
2431 Manila
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ON PUGET SOUND.
boTj 23. ., Assistance has been sent from
fownsvllle, Queensland.
NOT YET AFLOAT,
Steamer Mascot Reported to Be Rest
ingr on a Bed of Quicksand.
The accident to the steamer Mascot Is In
a fair way to result much more seriously
than was at first reported. It was stated
yesterday that In beaching the vessel, she
was run on a bar of quicksand, and as
the weight of the hull settled pn itr tfi
sand began giving way, and the steamer
has sunk several inches since she was
first put on the bar. The steamer Undine
left Portland last evening for the sceho
of the accident, taking a barge and other
appliances for lifting her, and it Is expect
ed that she will be afloat in a short time,
although the work has been rendered
much more difficult on account of the
uncertain resting place which was selected
for the steamer as she was sinking.
ANOTHER BAD BILL.
Kmvaiian Isles Liable to a Fine
o
Fifteen Thousand 'Dollars.
VICTORIA, B. a, Jan. 6. The Hawaiian
ship Hawaiian Isles fs in trouble hero,
having three more men than on her bill
of health received from Honolulu and Port
Angeles. When Quarantine Officer Walt
boarded her the captain reported the eamo
number of men stated on the bill, but had
to admit the bill false. The ship is liable
to a fine of ?15,000. The matter has been
referred to Ottawa, and it is believed will
be adjusted.
Condition of the liiglitsliip.
ASTORIA, Or., Jan. 6. No furtner effort
will bQ made by Captain Mcintosh for tho
next few days to float the sffanded light
ship. No difficulty has been experlencefl
tr, tuorvlTii' tho vpsspVr heart Reawnrd. anil.
TOth thfi comine of the big tides in. the
, near f uturet shQ will, in all probability, be
gen to sea.
g weather yesterday was very heavy,
a strong wina prevailing, but the position
t of g shlp wag not materially changed.
. Many stiu doubt the success of Captain
Mclntcsh's clans, though everyone in As
toria expresses the hope that he wlU carry
out his contract. The captain himself Is
as confident as ever.
No Fine for the Nereus.
ASTORIA, Or., Jan. 6. The Gorman ship
Tjrono twVdrOi arrived In nortilate .Thurs
day evening, Is in big luck, for where
'7 ' I ' -CULUSON & COU- .!
-Breaks up- i '.Wheat Stock Brokers i
rtflSVS S - -niRFPT wirfs TO New York Stock Exchange
R Hlr " Chicago Board of Trade l
LLJIt SECOND FLOOR CHAMBER OF, COMMENCE ,
All of Dr. Humphreys' Specifics are as
efficacious as "77" for Grip and Colds.
His Manual on the care and treatment of
the sick may be had for the asking at
your drug- store or will be mailed free,
tells how Specific No. 1 dissipates Fevers,
how No. 9 cures Headache, and No. 10
Dyspepsia, Indigestion and Weak Stom
ach, how No. 11 helps Suffering Women,
how No. 14 allays Skin Diseases, Erup
tions. Salt Rheum, Nettle Rash, how No.
15 helps the sufferer from Rheumatism,
how No. YT eases the Kidneys, and No.
30, relieves the bladder.
For sale by all drasijlsta, or Gent ton receipt
of price. 25c. each, or Ave for $1.00 (may be
assorted). Humphrey Homeopathic Medicine
Co., Cor. "William & John Sts.. N. Y.
violation of the marine hospital regulations
cost the Louis Pasteur $5000, similar ne
glect on the part of the captain o " the
Nereus does not constitute an offense un
der the law, and, though the German ves
sel brought no bill of health, she will not
be fined. The regulations provide' thdt ves
bpIs nlejirlnsr at a foreign port, where an
.American consular official is stationed,
must secure a diu or neaitn. xne raamui,
being from Limerick, brought no bill of
health, and was fined ?5000 a few days
ago. The Nereus comes from Klao Chou,
China, at which port no American consu
lar officer Is stationed, which fact has
saved the owners $5000.
" Tidea at Astoria.
(Week beginning January 8) T
DAT.
High water
Monday Tuesday
Wednesday ...
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Low water
Monday Tuesday
Wednesday ...
Thursday i ... .
Friday
Saturday ... .
Sunday ... .
6:12
8.4
8.4
6:56
8:18
9:35
ff.l
5.9
6.0
6.4
6.7
7:11
8:11
9:11
10:42
11:39
10:08
10:59
8.9
9.0
11:48
9.0
00:25
7.1
1.3
0.9
0.4
l:bl
2:12
3:22
4:25
5:19
B:06
6:49
0:42
2.3
2.8
3.1
1:52
3:04
-?;?
4:10
3.2
3.0
2.9
0.7
1.0
1.1
5:11
6.Q2I
Hie Fine Reduced.
While no complaint has heen made by
the master, agents or owners of the Hyon
because the government failed to remit
more than $4985 of the $5000 fine imposed
on the vessel for Irregularity In connec
tion with the bill of health, some rank
outsiders consider the amount still de
manded as excessive In support of their
claim they recall the fine of $15,000 which
was Imposed upon the British ship Jnver-ness-shlre,
but which -was afterward re
duced to $5 by the government, Naturally,
they would hardly expect the gover,n,m.ent
to knock off $14,995 from a $5000 fine, but
if the name ratio had been f qllowed In .the
case of the Hyon as was used In the In-verness-shlre
case, the fine would have
been reduced to $1 66 2-3.
Quarantine Precautions.
VICTORIA, B. C, Jan. 6. Special pre
(.miHnns nro helne taken at William Head
Quarantine station to prevent tne Introduc
tion of bubonlcplague, reported rife at
?-V. TTnnntiiln nnJ TTn V-l-1n t A All RtffiIIl-
after will be required to use funnel guards
over their hawsers to prevent rats from
going ashore.
Marine Notes.
The British ship Edenballymore arrived
down at Astoria yesterday afternoon. The
British bark Ancyra, will leave down this
morning in tow pf the R R. Thompson.
The Oriental liner Arab moved up from
the flour mills yesterday to the Albina
dock, to finish taking on cargo for the
Orient. She will be ready for sea- about
Tuesday.
The steamer Geo. W. Elder arrived up
from San Francisco last evening, and will
probably remain In this city for a. few
days, the extra freight having been pretty
well cleaned up for the present.
A few barrels of coal tar on the German
ship Margretha were broken In the pas
sage out, and the contents prickled down
Into the hold of the ship. The "tars" in
the forecastle all trickled ashore as soon
as the ship reached port, so the "muss"
will need to be cleaned up by 'longshore
men. -
Domestic and Foreign Ports.
ASTORIA, Or., Jan. 6. Arrived, at 10:13
A. M., and left up at 12:45, steamer Geo.
W. Elder, from San Francisco. Arrived
down at 3:40 P. M., British ship Eden
ballymore. Condition of bar at 5 P. M.,
rough; wind, northeast; weather, cloudy.
Redondo, Cal., Jan. 6. Arrived Steamer
Grace Dollar, from Gray's harbor.
San Francisco, Jan. 6. Arrived Steamer
Willamette, from Seattle. Sailed Schoon
er Del Norte, for Sluslaw; 5th, schooner
Neptune, for Gray's harbor; 6th, steamer
Walla Walla, for Victoria; bark Kate Dav
enport, for Port Blakeley; steamer Em
pire, for Coos bayv steamer South Port
land, for Nanaimo; steamer Mackinaw, for
Seattle. .,,
Tacoma, Jan. 6.-Arrlved British ship
Glendale, from Honolulu.
Port Townsend, Jan. 6. Arrived British
steamer Port Albert, from Manila.
Victoria Sailed, Jan. 1 -Bruisn oar sen
ator, for Liverpool.
Hong Kong Arrived, prior to Jan. 6
British steamer City of Dublin, from Ta
coma; steamer St. Irene, from Tacoma.
Hamburg Arrived, prior to Jan. 6 Ger
man bark Prompt, from Port Blakeley.
Liverpool, Jan. 6. Arrived Campania,
from 'New York.
Spoken.
December 17, in 6 south, 31 west, British
ship Marion Frazer, from Hamburg for
Santa Rosalia
Yokohama, Jan. 6. Arrived previously
Steamer Coptic, froih. San Francisco, via
Honolulu, for Hong Kong.
New York, Jan. 6 Sailed Thlngvalla.
for Copenhagen; Phoenicia, for Hamburg;
Statendam, for Rotterdam, via Boulogne.
Cherbourg. Jan. 6. Sailed St. Paul,
from Southampton, for New York. '
Hong Kong. Jan. 6. Arrived previously
City of Dublin, from Tacoma. via Yo
kohama; steamer Irene, from Tacoma.
Brisbane Sailed Jan. 5 Miowera, for
Vancouver.
Shlmonskl-Salled Jan. 5 Victorious, for
Chemalnus' J Yi.Hi.
Havre, Jan. o. oaucu " .a.e.
New York.
Antwerp, Jan. 1
New York
" Liverpool, Jan.
New York. '
. Sailed-'-FrlesIand, for
6. Sailed Etrurla, for
"Tlie Cry for More Money."
New York Herald.
" The decline In stocks last week and the
recovery that has since occurred were
obviously not caused by the changes In
the volume of mdney In the street, but
by changed In sentiment and in the posi
tion of speculators In the market. With
financial institutions here and tin Boston
closing their doors there was naturally
created a feeling of uneasiness and dis
trust, and the desire of lenders to keep
their resources in hand created tempor
ary difficulty for borrowers whose col
laterals were not of the best. Hence the
transient, high rates of interest and con
seouent liquidation, stimulated by the
sjiarp attacks of operators for the fall,
S. S,', GEO. W, ELDER, S. S, HUMEEE,
S.S. DESPATCH: ".
The above first-class steamers will sail every 10 days
during the season for Cape Nome, York and St-Michael
and Yukon river points. i -
First Sailing, May-'1,5."-:''Vr"r,
FOR RATES AND INFORMATION APP LY TO
F. P. BAUMGARTNER, 253 Washington St.
GRAY & MITCHELJ General Agents, Son Francisco.
who In Buch circumstances are always in
evidence. The sale of securities herc by
London naturally contributed to the de
cline. What has occurred to prqduce the revul
sion? It Is not due to increase of the
money supply, but to recovery from the
'scare' the stoppage of liquidation, freer
extension of credits, and a renewal of buy
ing, first by investors who bought at
panic prices and paid for their goods. '
subsequently by operators who had sold
for a fall, and by speculators on mar
gin, the rise being stimulated by the bull 1
cliques Just as the fall had been ,assisea
by the bears. The history of one week. in
Wall street gives point to the remarks of
Mr. Roberts, thp director of the mint. In
reply to the question whether the recent
stringency signified an actual scarcity of
money. "The cry for more money," he
says," "Is as unappeasable as the demand
for more wealth. You cannot furnish,
money fast enough to meet the demand
of all who would like to borrow while
prices are. going up, nor could nil the gold
and sliver mines In the world together
keep prices going up forever."
The higher prices go, the more eager
the speculative public becomes to buy and
to borrow money for the purpose, as was
sfien In the' hnom nf last snrintr. When
the limit Is" readied and the borrowers are l !
called upon to pay what they owe, there
rises the cry for more money and frenzied
appeals to the treasury to go to the rescue.
OrcBon's Early History.
PORTLAND, Jan. 5. (To the Editor.)
Tho following letter from Professor John
Fiske, the noted scholar and historian,
speaks for Itself.
GEORGE H. "HIMES,
Assistant Secrotary Oregon Historical So
ciety. New York, May 9, 1S95. My Dear Mr.
HImes: It seems to me highly Important
that as much attention as possible should
be paid to the local history of Oregon be
fore the present generation passes from
tho scene. The fcistory of the Northwest
coast region seems to mo- full of rare and
fascinating interest, and you have still
the rare privilege of being in touch with
the early traditions. I sincerely hope you
will be prospered. In your attempts to cul
tivate the study of Oregon history and
make it popular. ' That visit to Astoria,
May 11, 1S92, was one of the pleasantest
experiences in all my life. If you hap
pen to meet Dr. Eliot, pray give him my
warm regards and best wishes for himself,
and family. Sincerely yours,
JOHN FISKE.
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Law ns to Puttlns Out Poison.
SHERAR'S BRIDQE, Jan. 5. (To the
Editor.) Please give the law on putting
out poison for coyotes.
D. C. JONES.
Every person who shall place any poi
son outside of his own building or out
building, for the destruction of noxious
animals, or for any purpose whatever,
shall give notice to all persons or families
residing within one mile of the place where
such poison is used, by posting notices In
three of the most public places within
one mile of the place where such poison Is
to be put out; but this notice shall not
apply to such use of poison within the
limits of an Incorporated town.
The penalty for violation of this sec
tion is a fine In any sum not exceeding
$500, or imprisonment until the fine is
paid.
0
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Africa ward off horse sickness by rub
bing a little tar or eucalyptus oil In the
nostrils of tho horse when he is out on
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