4 EUGENE CITY GUARD. I. L. CAMPBELL, Proprietor. EUGENE CITY OKEGON IHE NEWS Of I WEEK Voapnhtmlri Kevleer of tha Import ant Happenings of Ihe met Week Called rroro the Telegraph Columns. Htorm in West Virginia have " ted great havoo and railway trafflo bai been impended. The member! of a camping party nar Ouklund, Cal., were foroed to cliinb treoa, while a madened bull de stroyed their camp. E. L. Harrison, who wa formerly traveling auditor for the Northern : I'aclflo railroad, committed auloide in I Taooma, by shooting hitnielf in the j mouth, the bullet from bis revolver j penetrating to the brain and killing him almost instantly. A freight train on the Vandalia rail road ran through bridge near Craw fordsville, Ind., killing Couduotor MoKenxieand Fireman John Herber and serlou'ily injuring Koadroaster J. H. lirothon and Engineer Bowman. The wreck wai caused by waahouta. KeT. Geo. P. Knapp, who wi ar rested In Uitlli, Eastern Turkey, on the charge of oonsptring agalnit the Turk inn gorornmeut, and who wai onoe lib erated, but refuted to leave the country before bla Innoceuoe waa establiihed, bai again been arrested and will be tried on a charge of inciting riot. J i E. L. Moody, a logger, made a cow ardly attempt to murder Mr. 11. J. liuun in a hotel kept by the womau'a husband at Klma, Wash. Moody tabbed bla victim in the wrist and in the right truant with a knife, and then fled, leaving Mra. Dunn aerioualy if not fatally wounded. Moody ia atlll at large. A Havana dispatch aayi the polloe hava captured a collection of mapa of the island, highly colored, ibowing the supposed iuiurgent headtiuaiter In Cubitus, the rebel flag and ploturiug varioui chiefi of the iniurreotion. The mapa bear the imprint of a Barcelona firm. The Havana itationer, Don Fur nandex, in whose possession they were found, wai arretted. The two daring navigator! who loft New York Juno 28, in a aailboat but eighteen foot long, to croaa the Atlan tic, are all right. They were aightod on July 11) in latitude 63, longitude 81.65, by the American liner Indiana and asked to bo reported. They ap peared to bo in the beat of iplrita and required no assistance whatever from the Indiana, although provision! aud water were offered them. It la rumored that the Turkiah gov ernment contumplatea an laaue of paper monoy. In Victor, Colo., fifty pounda of giant powder eiplodod, caualng f 3,000 worth of damage. Many poople were cut by glass, but none killed. In Scdalia, Mo., Mart Crawford, a notion foreman on the Missouri l'a olllo, waa hanged by a furloua mob tor tlie attempted rape of a 10-year-old girl. The aoolalist congress, which mot in London, proved to be a noisy gather ing. Boene of violence were enacted aud a free fight waa narrowly averted. The coming year it ia an Id wlnea will come high, owing to the failure of Cal ifornia'! grape crop. Little wluo will bo exported from tho golden itate thii Benson. A Now York dispatch ayi Senator Hill ia now iu favor of a third ticket The information, it ia laid, comet di rect from a personal friend of the sen ator, who ia a prominent Democrat. A stockman named John Lawrenoo waa found dead upon tho range near Uutou, Or., with a bullet In bla head aud a pistol lying a few feet away It ia supposed that he committed suicide. The trial of the Bouth Afrioan raid era haa ended iu London, and Dr. Jamoaou haa been givuu a sentence of II f teen months imprisoumeut without labor. The others received light sou teuoes. In (julucy, 111., five fatalitici by drowning or otherwise occurred in forty-eight hours, .lames McLean wai killed by an accidental fall from the roof of the Kicker National bank: Her bert Harrison, a school teaoher, Fred erick Grosi and Fred Hauuigarton, ion a of prominent oitlaena, were drowned iu Hear creek; George llete.ro, another youth, was drowned in a pool south of tho city limits, aud hla two brothera were aaved ouly with ureal ditlloulty. l'ennaylvaula waa visited by a dlcas . troui hurrluaue, resulting iu loss of life aud property. Nteeplei were blown from churches, adjoining bulldinga were crushed, housei were uuroofed, and trees broken off or torn op by the roots. Great havoc wai caused by the heavy rainfall. Two livei were lost, thirty-six injured, some fatally, and property damaged to the amount of 1 100,000. A boarding-house near Ceall, Washington couuty, waa washed away and its occupants, fifteen ooal miner, were drowuert. Seven of the bodiei have beeu recovered. Eight are till miasiug. Two cable can broke loose at the top of the Ntuth-stroet incline iu Kan sas City, aud dashed down the declivity Into the Union depot sheds. The grip car aud those on board escaped Injury, but the trailer wai thrown from the track just luside the elevated sheds aud literally smashed to pieces, Several of the oooupiuta of thii oar were badly huit Among them are George D. Fearon, of Kansas City, aud hli two tit ters, Mrs Gay and Miaa Fearon, both of New York. Mra. Gay suffered au injury of the spine. Ex-Congreasman Uyuum, who ii a member of the sub committee of the lound-nioney Democrat!, which ii ar ranging for a natioual convention to nomluate a aouud-mouey ticket, taya that 1 fl state have already iudioated that they will be represented at tbe meeting in Indianapolis August 7. There are a few Western slates that will not be represented at the meeting, he says, because the time ii too abort. ISynum says Minnesota hai already ap pointed delegatea Delegate have organised in leveral stales, and Kausai hat aeut word that the itate will be or gaulaod liuuiediatoly. ' Victoria to Kellre. The rumor that Queen Victoria in tend! to retire In favor of the Prince of Wale ii again ourrenl in London. It ii added that court o ire lei are geeatly troubled regarding the condition of the queen'! health, tiucb reports have fre quently appeared reoeutly, ouly to be aeml-offlolally contradicted later, but it aeemi that there may be aouie actual foundation for tbe ttatementi made. It li added that ber majesty bai de cided to ipend ber time in future it Balmoral or Osborne, aud will give the Prince and Princes! of Walei the use of Buckingham palace and Windsor castle. Is Deaf, Dumb and Blind. An interesting experiment in educa tion will be commenced at the deaf, i dumb and blind institution at Berkley, ! Cal., on the opening of the achool year In Augutl Graoe O. Hperow, aged 10 yean, who waa been itoue blind from , childhood and la now almost deaf and dumb, ii to be made a special student i and educated at the expenae of the . state. Thii child will be given a nine years' course and will receive instruo- i tion from a apocial teacher employed for that purpose. Thii will be the first attempt to educate a deaf, dumb j and blind person and In consequence great interest oenten about the case. chreder la Tela. ! August Bhrader, the so-called diviue ' healer, put in an appearance in Dallas, Tex., where he treated 3,000 peraoui in four days. Borne reported they had been cured. He left luddeuly, leaving the following note: "I am called ' from here, and obey my Father'! will." ' ftucreaafal filibusters. Paisengeri from Uivana, arrived iu Key West by the tteamer Masoott re-1 port a rumor of tbe luooeasful landing j of a filibustering expedition in the vi- j olnity of Cienfuegoi. The expedition j ii believed to be nnder the oommaod of Captain Cabrera. j Oregon's Hrhool Census. The itate school census, which baa ; juat boon completed by Huperiuteudeut I Irwin, at Salem, ihowi that there are ! in Oregon at preaent 130,033 clhldrou of achool age. Itepubllran Btale Convention. The Uepubllcan alate committee of i Waahiugton decided to bold the itate convention at Taooma on Auguat 30. Ihe convention will be attended by 80 delegatea. Judge Carpenter Head, Word oomea from Holland by cable that Judge Goorge M. Carpenter, of tbe United State! diatrlot oonrt for the dis trict of Rhode Inland, died of paralysis of the heart Kpldemloof Huleldet. Driven to despair by different oausos, ix poople attempted to eud their own Uvea by suicide, iu Chicago in one day. Devastated bv the Htorm. The moat destructive storm in the history of Sunday Creek valley oc curred at Gloucester, a mining town twelve milea north of Athens, O., re sulting in the almost total destruction of one of the principal thoroughfares of tbe town. Tbe fury of tbe wiud ii almost Indescribable. Building were toppled orer, trees torn from their roota, aud the towu is a scene of desolation. Nearly every building in the town is damaged. To add to the horror, Sun day creek Is a sweeping, raging torrent. Several houses have been washed away, and word was received that tbe list of dead will reach fifteen, BRADSTREET'S REPORT. Political I'neertnlutr Haa an I'nfavor- j bio Kffeet. New York, Aug. 8. Bradatroet'i ' weekly review of trade sayi: Political uncertainty continue to have an unfa vorable effect on trade, and industrial and mercantile line are unusually dulL Mercantile credit are closely scanned, aud In many case ihortened. The insduttrial aituatlon ia lea favor able. Among manufacturer! of iron and iteel it ii regarded ai aerioua in aome Unci, owing to tbe lurprislng falling off In tbe demand. The reduc tion of pig iron ii further curtailed, yet itocki increase. Tbe outlook ii for a further decline in iron and ateel pricea. Chicago offer! concessions on pig to briug bid! fur round lots. Curtailments of product! in cotton fabric! oontinuea, yet fall purchaser! in print! are of small volume. The demand for boot! and shoe li also imaller. Export! of wheat flour inolndcd ai wheat, from boin coasts of the United State for last week amount to 3.484, 000 bushels, aa compared with 8,074, 000 bushel! for the corresponding week of lust year. Tbe total number of bualness fail ure! in the United Statei thii week ii 304, ai compared with 380 last week. Tbe increase, ai contrasted with the corresponding total in 1895, it seventy three, or an average of ten each day during the week. There are thirty seven fuilurei reported in the Canadian dominion thii week, tlx more than last week and thirteen more than in the corresponding week last year, and only aix more than in the like week In 1804. Express Crashes Into an Ex cursion Train. . 100 ARE KILLED AND INJURED Wrack Occurred at a Itallroad Crots Ing, and tbs Excursion Train Was Literally Cut In Twain by tha Eipreis Atlantic; Cltv. N. J.. Aug. 8 A Mora UNPRECEDENTED RUN. Salmon Tban me Canneries Can Ilnadta. a. The receipt ,.L i . t,innnlii ManV parted tob.ve been taken with gaff f i.. ,ma f,f the men who found themaelve. in tbe mid.t of a great chool of flab. At one or two can- t.. i i.. ,iu .... tnn mauv Dsn were m- raiiroaa aociaeui, nomuio m ! umi, . , . j , ... .u. M,nrrml ...i-a h l.,s ia hoavy. Tom oi me ami BiuaeuiUK iu . (. immiw, wnmi - - thii eveninir. lust outside of thii city, fiHh are and ai a result about 100 persons are either killed or injured. rmi V ..11 . i I J m neno Wrlirh 100 ntJHaiDK rwruu cyiwnt " vv wmu-i. - . , left Philadelphia at 6:40 o'clock tbl been lalted for the winter a Pennsylvania railroad excursion train were freely given to all wno at tbe second algnal tower, aDoui lour carry tnem away. mile out from here. The Penniylvania train wai return ing to Bridgeton with a party of exoar ilonisti from that place, Millvllle and nelahboriuir town. H wai loaded with passengers, and a rough estimate PORTLAND MARKETS. Busineai for the put week haa been tatiifaotory, tbe month of Jo y far ex Ata amortationi in roost line A A.torla.Or..Aug. I.-Th P- bl(J 'mtan of the trade I. the of aalmonat the various lower mer thH, large order. for which prompt canneries . j ... uu ''.".r.r. ::"wT. establlsbmenti. several ui - , ,ifi ri,t wool or a ousuu. - Today tho fish were w v tawifol til , woo ,M one of nuw'i.?!""1'; only crop. The doi ng day! 100. and near Sana " . of lhe fisbing aeaion are maraeo wuo ported that the water -"-J .n nnprecedented run of .almon .od !... rt ii t u i rMH 1 1 v i-jv, a UH v continue unusuauy ont ,. ma(iB have been oommg in ind are far in cxoe.1 of tbe capacity o H--" wbere not , pound of l nv at bnshel of wheat ha been Wheal Marhat. Tbe pioipecti for a fair yield are much better tban they were reported a few week! ago, and conservative estl the total output witn- ihmwn overboard at , .ft nt of that of 1894, or fully Dan aro uo,uB . . . . v . ioqk Kinney'i on account of tbe lack of 8Q oeD, greutor than in 1800. meani to preserve tnem uuwi -- gome oi tnt in jreaw uu be canned. Ai many ai posaiule have acreHKe 0ver last year. o"tln,1" and would Fishermen assert that nevor since tbe ai Ioiiowi: want a.n, Valley, 63 to G3o. OOo; Produce Market. Flour Portland, Sulem, Cascadla Hellion ci. canning industry began bai inch a run d D ,lotii riM, Benton cnuntj am been aeen. If it continue! until the WhiU) Lily, 12.05: --BU eu close of the -bance. are fa- PKknOcner bush bud been anticipated. vorable for a mucb larger pacn , Z " " 27(.i2rtc. Kolled oata .A onHninatfid. AU UUUBUH c. , B--i., --. U5 of the killed and injured at a late boor feature of the lituaton ii the quality oi .,5aTret $4.60(t7; cai-eH, 3.75. plaoei the number at 100. It ii hoped the fish, which ii fully equal to those ' noHiy, 10.50 per ton; cheat, tbattbii ii an exaggeration, but the taken in June, the flesh being exoep- ,l fi0c47!CiOver,tti(fl7ioat,$(5.60; wheat, number ia undoubtedly more than nity. tionally red and firm ana wo ju... t5.r00.&U. of oil abundant L. H. PLATTOR KILLED. Mine llurued by Ntrlkera. The mine of the old Pittsburg Coal Compuny, at Hyinoau, Sullivan county, Ind., hai beeu burned. A committee from the miner' organixation visited the mine and lought to induce the miners to quit work. The watchman wai captured, carried some distance and the worka burued. Tbe lost Ii 35.000. Italian Warelilp !! royed. The Italian armored wrashlp Hula, of about 6,800 toui displacement, was struck by liuhtning near Home. The (lames spread rapidly threatening to ! reach the uiagaalne. It wai found lie- I .- 4 .i.u I, ...... I iug torpedoes. Iluth Are Head. Kobert Stark and Abo Tlukey, the former a merchant, the latter post master at Sequlm, Waah., attempted to acquire a cheap jag ou wood alcohol. Tbe effect wai such that within a few hours after drinking the fiery decoc tion both men died. Its (Itiiry Hat liarted. The great auditorium in which the Kepublicans and Populist held their national conventions iu St. Louis, will be turned into a Madison square garden for horse shows, bicycle meet aud other great indoor sporting enterprises the oouilug fall and winter. Heavy Damage In Smith Dakota. Dispatches from Melitte and other point iu South Dakota state that a hail storm devastated a stretch of country sixty miles loug aud five or six unlet wide. The damage amounts to hun dreds of thousaud of dollar. A TerTlUe Kiplnalun. A special from Vienna sayi an ex plosion in a powder niagaxiue at Fuen fklrchen resulted iu the death of flvo persous, injuring eighty others aud wrecking the town hall. Not tald to lo Campaign luty, Poattuaster-Geueral Wilson ha is sued au order to tho railway mail clerki directing them not to take au active interest in the political cam paign luoh as would be tuvolved iu at tending political convention! ai dele gate or making political speeches. The postmaster-general's circular ex pressly state that he doe not desire to oontrol their ophtiuii on political mat ters, but tbey must refrain from tak ing an active part in political matters. To Taet tba Law. Chicago railroad oftloluli will test the right of Postmaster-General Wilson to prohibit them from carrying their own railroad letters or those of other roads. The Lake Shore will make Ihe test It superintendent has issued au order to all other roads' employe to carry niail pertaining to the business of the roads, aud letter from oilier roads relating to Joiut bustnesa affair. Poutofftoe Inspector Stewart says he had not heard of any agreeuieut to test the law, but the government would be very apt to aooomuiodate them by proa ecu tlug the viola tore. Shot Through the Heart While In the Hpokana Court House. Spokane, Wash., Aug. 8. L. II. Plattor, a well-known attorney and Democratio politician, was shot aud almost iustautly killej in the corridor of the courthouse shortly before 6 o'clock thii evening. The allot was fired by Henry Seitfort, a restaurant proprietor aud iportiag man, who ia also well known. Tbe tragedy resulted from remarks made by Plattor in court, and which UeilTert construed aa a reflection upon bia character. Suiffert wai being pressed before the court aa adminis trator of the estate of Hudolph Gorkow, a rich brewer, who died here thii week. Gorkow bad marired variety aotresa about a year ago, and the mar riage war an unhappy one. He brought suit for divorce shortly before his death, and iu hi will cut hi wife off with a dollar. She ii contesting the will, and there ii a struggle over the administration of the estate. Plattor represented lome of the beneficiaries of tbe will, opposing Seiffert It bad been insinuated that Selffert'i relation! with Mrs. Gorkow were not of a prop er nature I'rotacutlon of Hallway Claims. Washington, Aug. 8. A complete change of policy in the method of gov ernment prosecution of railroada in the West to recover landi erroneously pat ented to thorn, li provided for in direc tion! issued by tbe secretary of the in terior to the commissioner of the gen eral laud ofllce. Iu thii a rule is laid down that all railroada agaiust which uits are uow pending for vacation of patent under the art of March 8, 1887, hall make a showing a to the bona fido purchaser from the road of laud patented, similar to the ibowing niado in tbe casei of tbe Burliuvton & Mis souri Kiver aud Uulon Pailio roads. Similar recommendations for the dis missal of luiti wherein non-bona fide purchaser! may retain title will here after be made by the department iu all oases. The proceedings aoorodiugly can be hereafter instituted under the aot of March 3, 18U0. A Braille Mau's Long Hide, Chicago, Aug. 8. Mr. Sheneman ii in Chicago, after a ride by wheel from Seattle. He left the ooast June 1, ex pecting to reach Columbus, O. , by Oc tober 1. After he had crossed two itatel ou hli journey he made euch good time that he decided to keep ai far ahead of hit ichedulo ai ho could. Shortly after leaving Setttle Sheurm.ui reached the desert which exetuds from Prosser Falls to Umatilla, aud in at tempting to cross the thirty-five milt a of sandy fields the tourist nearly lost hli life. He ootild not rido the wheel through the sand, aud had to disuiouut aud push It ahead of him. All the water in his cautecn had beeu oon lumod before he had covered half the desert, and when ho reahood the Co lumbia river he foil exhautted ou the bank. A Neat of Murderers. Vleuua, Aug. 3. After a six week's trial at Agraru, the Stenjuo baud of thirty six pvrsoui, charged with nine teen murder! and numerous assaults and robberies, has been ended. Nine teen member! of the baud, iu .-ludiug two women, have beeu sentenced to death. Nine have beeu sentenced to twenty yar' imprisonment Ktght were aoqultted. Female Raring Condemned. Toronto, Aug. 8. In the racing board bulletin issued today, the Caua diau board oondemui female raring, and aunounoei that the board will here after blacklist any track upon which female rlderi are allowed to race be fore tbe public I'layed With Matches. Grants Pass, Or, Aug. 3. The res! dence of George Burgesa, in the out skirts of town, took fire today an I burued with almost it eutire contents. Some little girl were playing with matches in one of tho upper rooms aud set Ore to a table cover. There ia no insurance. In Massachusetts the lieutenant-governor does not become governor ou the death of that functionary, but only acting. At the leooud signal tower, the track! of the two roadi diagcnally ; orosi. The Readirg train was given tbe signal to stop, but tbe brakes either failed to work or the speed of the ex prets wai too great to be checked in time. It caugbt tbe excursion train broadside and ploughed through, liter ally cleaving it in twain. Tbe engine THROWN INTO A CISTERN. Dla- I Bablxv teeu Dariey, eio.uv "" brewing, 14(t10. . . MiuiiuVra-Bran. $14 60; short. 115.50: middling!, 18(20j rye, Wc ! nnnfA.1 at ilUTTKU rancv cicnmw, t -- fair to 1. new, wc per Texas Man Slays Ills Family and ... -f Thai, II fill I . 1 "M ..... , ........ 'tn. Austin, Tex., Aug. 8.-T. E. Burt, v -Jf,l2ocj comnion.lHSicperroll a member of one of the moat respect- i'otatoeh. 80IK) for new, 1 ahln families, murderod nil wire ana .....i. or 0u. of tbe Heading train wai Bhattored to two children, aged and 4 years, last I Qnionh Keil, 75c; white, 1 per aaca. Every oar on the exuuraion Friday night, ana piacea mo Poultry tJliicxeus. mieu. t"" ... " w i . 1 1 . . . p-.v.O Kit. Houaa till bodiei in a cistern, tie leu me on a.ou, Droiiera, i.ouii w. Saturday night following the terrible turkeye, live. lOyJllc; ducks, -.00(!S deed, after advising several neighbor! J.0U per aozen not to driuk the water in hii cistern, ai it wai polluted. Hii relative! be came alarmod at the disappearance of hie fumily. and began an investigation, resultiug in the finding of the bodiei rnriv. Kurt bound hii wife in a jammed to it! fullest ca- pieces. train wai pacity. Ai soon as the news reached Atlantic City, tbe utmost consternation pre vailed, but the authoritiea weie equal to the emergency. Uelief traiui were dispatched to the icene, loaded witb ooti aud bearing staffs of surgeons. Ai quick ai tbe bodies were recovered, they were carried into the local hos pital! and undertaker's shops. A general fire alarm was sounded, and the department promptly respond ed, and aided in the heartrending work of digging for the victims. Fenr grew into despair and horror aa the vigorous work of tbe relief gangs revealed tbe awful extent of the disaster. The first Reading relief train bore into thii city twenty -seven mangled corpsca, men, women aud children. The next train, not an hour later, car ried fifteen of the maimed and wound ed, and two of these died soon after reaching the city. As train after train plied to the scene of the wreck', and came baok with it! ghastly burdens, the Sani tarium, which does duty aa the city hos pital, quickly found its oapacity over taxed. Meanwhile others of the dead and injured were boing carried to tbe private hospital at Ocean and Pacific avenue. Eward Farr, engineer on the Read ing train, wai killed outright, aa wai another railroad man who rode on tbe engine with him. This man, whose name hai not yet been learned, saw the collision coming and leaped from the cub an instant before the crash came. Almost at the same iustant the engine out its way through aud caught him directly in its path. Hia body and that of Farr were found under a heap of debris, but the engineer lay in what remained of the cab, and his right band still clasped the throttle He bad been faithful unto death, aud met it at his post The fireman on that train leaped a few seconds before aud escaped with trifling injuries. Samuel Thornton, baggage-master on the Reading train, ii among the dead. Janie M. Bateman, a Bridgeton un dertaker, is knowu to be killed. Ho was in the third car, aud hia hat wai fouud lying among the mas of broken j timbers. Richard Trenchard, a Bridgeton ma chinist, and his wife are both dead. Conductor Kelly, of the Penusylva- i nia train, had both arms and logs' broken, and was internally injured. j Albert J. MoHebaoh, of No. 18 North' Eighth street, Philadelphia, was on the Reading traiu. He escaped unhurt. I The excursion train was made up of 12.;c ner dozen. Ciiaxsa Oregon, tfc; Califo.nia 8c, Young America, Uc per pound. Tkopical Fboit Calilornla leinona, finer t4.50fa5.00 tor box; bananas, Xl.:6(a3.00 per bunch: California eeed ling oranges, 2.602.75 per box Med- blanket, after tying her feet and neck iterrftnean aweeta, 4 per boxjpiueap- togother, and then dropped the Doay pleg 3.oo5.00 per doiten, atone time . prominent derin this city, but gam- cm.umh.rB, 15(25c per dozen; egg into tho cistern. Both children naa Okxoon VaoxTABLxa-oar if, uow, w their bralna knocked out. Hii brother! per pound ; Oregon peas, x , new iu have offered a reward of 1300 for bis bage, l4'c per lb; w5i . , box: Bin. g beans, 4(goc per lo, max, apprehension. ' , n.K 10o Hurt was furniture dealer bling got the best of him, and last year he failed and was indicted for embc z tleniont, but hi brother! inccoeded in getting him out of the trouble. The governor bai offered a reward for hla arrest Nothing ia known ai to Bnrt'i whereabouts, although been seut all over tbe state and to out aide cities. No motive for the crime ii kuown. DESTROYED BY FIRE Uraas Valley Suffered a Serere Lots From the Flames. Grass Valley, Cal., Aug. 8. At 8:20 o'clock tonight, an alarm of fire waa sounded for a blaze in tbe opera house. The fire started under a store occupied by Ismert and Webbe, and spread with great rapidity. Soon the whole build ing was enveloped in flames, and tbo adjoining buildings oommenced to burn and, despite the work of the firemen, it looked as though the whole ceuter por tion of the town wonld be destroyed. The fire department of Nevada City came over to assist the local depart ment, but a scarcity of water hindered them so they were of little service un til an extra head of water was turned in to the supply ditch. Tbe two de partments did great work aud oonfined tbe fire to the block bounded by Neal, Church, Auburn aud Bank streets. The loss will exceed f 100,000, it is thought Insurance in moat cases is small, aud the blow is a hard oue to the city. An Indiana Tragedy. Vinoenoos, Ind., Aug. 8. Thomas Prather, a farmer, aud Misa Maud Delay, daughter of a wealthy farmer, eloped from Sanborn, thii oounty, aud drove to this city and were married. They then drove back to Sanborn, when au altercation took place between Prather and Clyde Delay, a brother of the bride. Prather fatally shot the new brother-in-law in the abdomen. The elopement waa plaunod aome time plant, 1517,'sC per lb; rhubarb, i.'t (!S-c Fbkhh Fboit California apples, 1.50 per box; ch-rries, Royl Anne, loose, 6c per lb, (i5c a box ; Black Re publicans, loose, 6c per lb, 00c per box; teleorams have gooseoernes. tuc per wu i v" teiegramB nave o ,aa.Arroa j..- , .-.klierries. lailtd) ut tuouLii.vv) - r 3c; apricoiB, 1 per box; peaches, t'occ 75 per box; watermelons, 2'3.00 per dozen. Dbikd Fbuitb Apples, evaporated, bleached. 4(d4.)sc; iuu-lrietl, 3(g4ei pears, Bun and evaporated. 6 (doc ' plutua, pitless, 3(tf 4c; prunes, 3y5 per pound. Wool Vallev. 0c, per pound; East ern Oregon. 6 (4 7c. Hops Choice, Oregon 23c per pound ; medium, neglected. Nits Peunuts, u($7c per pound for raw, 10c for ro.isted ; cocoanu s, 00c per dozen; walLUta, U!g14c; pine nuts, 15:; liicsory nuts, bylOe; chestnuts, 17c; Bra.,!, 12c; pecans, large, 14o; Jumbo, 10c; tilberw, 121-; fancy, large, 14c; hard-shell, 8c; puper-Hhtll, lo(;j 12V. I'novisio.Ns Portland park : Smoked liamB are quottd at lU(al0'c per lb; Iiicnic liauiB, 7c; boneless hams, 7,'uc; ireakfaet bacon, Ilk-; bacon, 7c; dry pal t Bides, 0c; lard, 5-pound pails, 7ec 10b, 7)c; 60a, 7,'bc; tierces, 7c per pound. Hiukm Dry hides, No. 1, 10 pounds and upward, ItValOc per pound; dry kip, No. 1, 5 to 10 pounds, 8c per pound ; dry calf, No. 1, under 5 pounds, U(i'12c; dry Ballet), one-third lets than dry flint. Halted hides, sound steers, 00 pounds, and over, tic do, tJ to CO pounds, 5c ; do, under 50 pounds and cows, 4'a(tf5c; do, kip, sound steers, 15 to 30 puuiula, 4c; do, veal, 10 to 13 pounds, 6c; do, calf, under 10 pounda, G,s7c; gieen (un Balted, lc per pound lees; culls (bulls, stags, moth-eaten, badly cut, scored, hair slipped, wealher-btatcu or grubby) one-third lees. Bkksw ax 2022 per pound ago, but Prather marriage liceuse fifteen cars, the foremost of which waa ! foroiuly t""8n from him by mem- a baggage car. This aud the next two W)rg 01 Ule young woman's family, coaches caught the full force of tbe orash, and were utterly demolished. What remained of the third car was tumbled into a ditch at the roadside. ' The responsibility for the accident can-' not uow be fixed. Neutrality Proclamation. Washington, Aug. 3. The president has issued a proclamation bearing date of July 27, again commanding citizens to observe the neutrality laws in re- speot to the Cuban insurrection, and William Thurlow, telegraph operator giving notice that all violations will be vigorously prosecuted. The presi dent cites the decision of the lupreme court In the Wiborg case in order that citirons may not be misled as to the meaning of tbe military laws. in tne tower-nouso, was arrested to night aud held, pendiug an inquiry. Dragged to Heath, The Dalles, Or., Aug. 8. A distress iug accident happened late last even ing, whereby Frances Elizabeth Kreft, the eldest daughter of ex-Mayor Paul Kreft, wai killed. The young lady, ao Oil Tank li I plotted. New York, Aug. 8. Two men were fatally injured and thrw othera oouipnied by her younger sisters, was verely burued by the explosion of a out driving, when the horse became : tauk at the Staudard Oil Company! frightened and ran away. The younger ' worka, at Cravena Point, Jersey City listen were thrown out, and the elder ' today. The fatally injured are: Rich! one stayed in for a time, when she, ard Cunningham, and John Goldsmith too, was thrown from the vehicle. The worki were let on fire by the ex The youug lady wai dragged for ovor a ploiton, but the flamii were extln mile aud fearfully lacerated. guishod before much damage was done. European! Matearred. Driven Out by retain. rarii, Aug. 3. Advices from Ma- Athena, July 80. A lurge body of juuga, Madagascar, report that a car. Maulmani supported by Turkish van of two Freuohmen aud throe Eug- j rooP while engaged in pillaging the liahmen have been massacred by the A(1om'l district of Crete were attacked Fahavaloi, near Ambolipiana. , br 60 Insurgents. Tbe latter drove iuussuimans and Tnrirt, out of losses. He Completed the Circuit. San Francisco, Aug. 8. Morrli Olts man, an apprentice in G. Speir't ladle' tallroing shop, was iuatantl? killed this afternoon. He wai sitting at hla sewing machine, hii feet ou the iron pedal, and attempted to out or brush aside the electric wires which oonvey power to the machine. Hii heari must have louche 1 the wire, for stream of sparks marked the oon tact Oltsman'i body completed the circuit, the full stiength of the current oouraed through his frame, aud with a cry he fell over dead. To Succeed Aatotll. Rome, Aug. 8. Father Martlnelli. prior-general of Aogustiniaus, hai been appointed successor to Mouilguore Sa toll! as papal delegate to the Roman Catholic church In the United Stato. A Hlryrle Klder Killed. Lima, O.. July 81. Josenh Greidler ! of Minneapolis, one of thecraok bicycle ,raia tbe district troona Inflicting serious A maohlne hai been Invented by some genius which will do typewriting aud the addition of figurei at the same Tallow Prime, per pound, 3(aSjtf'c; No. 2 and grease, 2gc. Merchandise Market. Salmon Columbia, river No. 1. tallb, $1.25(gl.ti0; No. 2, talis, t2.252.00; faucy, No. 1, flats, ll.75oil.85: Alaska No. 1, tails, $1.20(1.30; No. 2, tails, U-9C (32.25. Cobdaok Manilla rope, lV4'-inch, 1, quoted at 8c; White lisal, lmrd twiBted: Rope, l'j-in. cir. and upward, 0'jc; rope, 12-thread, 0V. Sooab Golden U.-lc; extra C, 4c dry granulated, 5c; cube crushed and powdered, 0c per pound; 4o per pound discount on all grades lor prompt cash ; hall barrels. 4c more than barrels maple suirar. 15(ti)l(lc per pound. lon-EK .Mocha, 27(31c per pound; T . .pv, laiicy, t(n.-!ic; tosia Rica, 2' ho) 23V; Caracal, 22'aC26c; Salvaoor, l'J (S22-; Arbmkle, 2.15; Lion, $20.15; Columbia, 120.15 per rase. St Ran Through a llrldi Joseph. Mo., July 81.-A freight on the Vandalia railroad ran was probablv overoome by beat, for he 'fd hl morning, killing Conductor left the track, ran straight Into the owler. Brakemau McKeuzie aud Fire crowd, and wai thrown upou a fence. ma John Berber and lerlonaltr it. receiving iujulre which resulted iu hi lu Kodmster J. & Brother in uem nan an nour later. Uroidler ""'UD" uowman. The wai la the lead in the half mile open c"u,1 washouts. race at tne time tbe accident hap-' prlftnnB . V: V 1 J iT7in,i",6.B?D' Jail - 'cr. wun a t. iiurmay ruoy. tbe laroat w care lor in thai. wreck and was 1 potted riant fall I ti 1 ever out. was sold in Loudon the other ll8Vl he care of the plants in day for 140.000. , au elevating and ref..? h"e - -aaj tAlUUl'DHA I Rita Island, 3.50((t4 per sack: Ja pan, $d.7o(S4. Coal Oil Cases, 20c; barrels, 1 S,c; tanks, lS'c per gallon. W 11 hat B ins Calcutta, 4.25a4.37W lor July uud Augiiht deliveries. Meat Market. . "GroB 100 eteers' 13.25; cows, $2.252.60; dressed beef, 45).o per pound. r Mutton Grose, best sheep, wethers, $3.00; ewes, $2.75; dressed muiton, 4'i (. 5c per pound. Vial Gross, email, 4J,'c; large, 8(6 3nc per pound. ' HotiB UroBB, choice, heavy, $3.00a 3.25: light and feeders, $2.75; dressed, o(iJ4c per pouna. ' SAN FRANCISCO "MARKETS. Potatoss - Garnet Chile. C0(SC5c; j uwc, ojta-wc, in sacks; do in boxes, 4(Vt-5c; Burbanks, in boxes, 70 UmoNB-Red, 1016c; yellow, 353 4oo per sack. x too More, 13 15j; ranch, 10(a20c; uuv.aa, .jit; per uren. CuaxBi rancy, mild, new, SfS'vC; fair to good, ti(ft7l,c: Young America, 8 u0c: Laatern. 12(J14 per pound. ucttkr raney creamery, 20c; do w-contiB, ng o lsc; fancy dairy, 10( l,f seconds, lSiirloc, Hop 234c per pound for old. it . ool an Joaauin and Snnti.nm j coa.-t, poor, 45; do goo.1, 4(36- m,, oaijuin loutniii, gootl to choice, e.uj jl,c; do year's tleece, 4(d5'uc; Neva.la, htavy, 6ia(c; do, choice, 8 a 8 ,'c; North ern, choice, lOiffllc per pound. I1 V.T l,f new- 73 ! heat and r ' " : oat' 8 ''rlv, $4 60ci 6;alfal a, first crop, (4'"5 do second 4.o05; per ton. A Resume of Event, n Northwest. EVIDENCE OF STEADY ORr Naw. Gathered n 4 Oor Neighborly gU4( moot Noted la All Indo,,' Forest fl throughout the NehaleoJS Cnrry oouuty'i uT' amount, to about 10,000 fi1? Seventeen boxes of f1 first of tbe season . T"! TheDallei lait week. ""kJ Of the 801 itudent tbe itato norm.l a,.i,.i 8H9 are at present teacher, The Empire oannery m will rnn through thto'fZr Preparation are bein.ia.T? next month. 'i; The board of eqoalla, l oounty will meet in EamwJ , . , and will oontiuue in leiZ tember 8, 1808. o"l0i The Oregon Central St La, road ComDanv will Kw.v.rr? der for tbe government work u on Yaauina bav. - it Citizeni nf (V,ni itisnjBlKk. preparation! for the soldi!; neer' leunton that will bikj' August 13, 14 and 15. k The oounty oourt of ftm J haidireoted the oounty twtiul state taxei out of the oouatj h2l after and to use no rbool Tl , tYiat nnrrviiA eaaatxuBw John Durbiu will birthday at tbe home of bbiaw on Howell prairie, BeptembTu. ... t n. r. 1 ....... . . ..... . Invited to be presont The postal dcparhaeji t proved of the propotitioaiogv mail line from Klamsth tPmi ver lake, and to increiN tenta., U.l 1 I . - nuui oihoi utie 10 niri The grain crop IflLiMoma,. proven to be much betttk,w anticipated a few weekitia Q neiti 01 grain are very lihi gj yield in moat cases will and much better tkan wiiujwx Smoke from fires in tk. r mountains has been blowDbttc) wiuub uursa me vaueyi in pujL mi 11 ia mioi sua DiueinGruiir nearly obscuring the sun, ud odi ing the usefulness of tbeanr tne Uanoyn tity Kewi Reports from 8hermncout;t the ellect that wheat ii nfB3i- the oon tinned hot weather, ul to: do not expect tbe average ra; oounty will be more thin 111 to the acre. A month 110 tbtte ed the average yield wonld bine five buhsels. Mrs. Mary Henkle,wbodidiB in Independence, wu bom a i oounty, Kentucky, July 29, lii; 1 crossed the plains with ber hufe 18(10. to California, and Unas Oregon in 1867, locating itouN nan miles aoutn 01 ruwia s was the mother of foMaek& nine of whom aurvm; aajt ornnd.nhildren. thirtr-ool 4 11 B. , . survive, and thirteen (ml P"- dren, twelve of whom lurtut Waahlnstos. The newspaper men of Setalifl formed a press club. Grasshopper! are Mting tha a plants in the vicinity of Spnja f- A lohoolhouse ii to be ta&u Pleasant valley district, in f oouuty. J Harvest has begun ia W oounty, several header! hTin in within tbe week. The warehouses at UirM being put in condition to we season's grain crop. In thaSteilaooom. Wash.,ia lnm there are at present 611 m 200 of whom are women. J A AAtlVflll Hnn nf thsnrioasl WU,M. " , J aooiotie! of Linoolu county wuisi in Davenport, Thursday, AW" Honiemhar 16. bub by the atato land oommisi m ins testimony concerning w-n applications to purohtse UH Chehali oounty. The committee of me band task it was to find out . it a. in T.ionma Dtl Judges of tbe auperior court 1 oall a session oi tnegt'- YCBIilMUfrvj v --- J Treasurer uewm, t has remitted to the seversl r.iiirtwfl: - i ooiieononB, a , 1510.97; Montesano, qulam. $246 81; Cosfflopo' Elma, 9.?; OcosU, I .L - a..w,t.lMr SM.lwl1 More net stealing tta.Jl known in ine - taking pla.thisroi, 5i lamet Gazette. ".bleb1? there is a gaaoline boa 4 ing a business of ''D men claim that the irS nr. th web with a nou. ,4 the bottom and severs the line Wlin one ." The statement of the J Skagit oounty for the yere 80. 1800. om . tha tm amounted to $148,050. .8. J menta to f98,489.06, balance of 5a,5M.e fp aianoe 01 fj,-- r.u.loe Frank, an lD""B Lapwai reservation," fax. the other day foJr trie- , . a .11 aconi"0"- deuce was plain tn'l,., ifnn horse and ridden o8.wi ,4 to be a custom totw -- one another's horses w-- .,, Receiver Burleigh, w , . ..mmenceu - racino, nas So0bat United Statei oourt, at County Treaaurer MudgJ he be restrained frmL ,8ji pany'i land for taxei ifr indtheMleortheUf a mss beaet a'"10" " illegal- ,a tnai tne " - - - 1 ti.. 1. a 850-avrs Kv-url i U. V - l,rtl W near Garfield that ibo 4 summer fallowing wlSbfbK Garfield Enterprise- rffi the Oregon white ' stands ihoulder high, w well headed.