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EUGENE CITY GUARD.
L I CAUtumLV, TtrnfttaUr.
ICQENg CITT ..OBEQO
EVENTS OF THE DAY
ON THE WAY TO ALASKA.
Aa Interesting Collection of Items tram
In, Two Htnilipliani Presented
la Condense Farm.
A bill hu been introduced In the
Kew York legislature providing for the
placing of all the newHjir in the
tatt under the censorship or supervi
sion of tate authorise.
Captain-General Weyler' latest edict
Ii laid to be) an order that all women
arrested in Cuba a "suspicions" shall
be tried by court-martial. Weyler uy
that women are harder to subdue than
men, and that if he had hi way he
would kill them flnt and try tin-in afterward
Agent Randlett, of the Uintah and
Ouray IndiilU agency, telegraphe.l
Washington authorities there were fif
teen men who had made location on
the lands of the Uiicompghre reserve;
that they had refused to leave and that
there would bo trouble union troop
were wiit to eject them.
The expense of tho Oregon Holdiera
Home for February I.O.'IH, aa
hown by bill audited by the executive
committee. The board estimate the
government fund will keep the house
it mouths. The term of Galloway,
KoborUon and Hunt, a trustee, have
expired, and their uccesor will lie ap
Mri. Thomai Driscoll attcmptel aui
clde at 1I ppner. Bhe first tried to take
carbolic acid, but waa preveunted by
ber husband, and directly afterward
took a quantity of rough on rat. A
phyaician wii immediately aummnned,
and, by vigorou use of the stomach
pump, her life wa aved. Doiueatio
trouble are mid to be the cause.
A Bwediah officer committed auieide
at the Ator limine, New York rity, on.
der remarkuhly sensational condition.
Ho shot himself while detective were
breaking into hi room to arrest him
for embezileinont. Ilia assumed name
waa U. Anderson, ami hi real name
waa Gustav Hinnblad. Ho, waa married
anil came from a good family. II" wa
paymaster ot a battalion of the Swedish
Orooee ha replied to the identical
noto of the power and it i regarded a
of moat favorable, nature. It I be
lieved the criaia will soon he past, aa
the Greek not at least furnUhe a haiia
iipnn which a compromise satisfactory
to all concerned can le Kedily reached.
Thoma Condi, of Iloloit, Win., Hied,
god 1)0 year. From ISSrt to IH.'.fl he
waa missionary to the Hawaiian ialaml.
lie, wa the lt of a company of thirty
luiinnarire who left for the inland
in IHiltl. He wan the first white N-rnn
the native of Maui island ever aaw.
Tlie well-known pioneer and hi
torian, Hon. Nineveh Ford, died In
Walla Walla lust week. The ranee of
AI-KI l.ert fort Tewntead
Port Townaend, Wah., March 18.
The steamer Al-Ki tailed thi morning
for Alaska with 243 Yukon proapecton,
00 dog (or sledging and SO packhorae.
The using of the packhnre over the
divide to the Yukon country haa never
before Wen trio. I, and old miner who
have reputedly made the trip are of
the opinion that hor cannot be of
The Al-Ki wa to crowded with pros
pector and their outfit that ihe waa
(ori-cl to leave BOO ton of freight on
the wharf here. Never before, at any
season, hi the rimli to Alaska been o
The steamer YA illapa an
1 1 t t iv tup c i nr ha i T
1 ALL hUllGSAM WW
POLITICS IN SCHOOL.
FIVE LIVES WERE LOST
Will Not Recognize Claims
of Any Commission.
BOLD STAND TAKES BY KIXCAID
If the Hecretarjr II Bu.lalned la III
I'oeltlua, Much Money 'Vould
II Saved th HlaU.
Falem, Or, March 15. Secretary of
Ktate Kincaid today addrenwl a letter
to HolliHter U. McGuire, tat finh and
I rt i,1 Knie waiden, that ahould cet at rent all
1 Viij " . i. i,n
Toika U,th arrival thin morning from 'l'"" '"".' .
Alaek. with a few pa-eegernd.,'' y , ' TWouTT
...tie freight. JKt n,!w nearly every- , - - . 'UH hou U
UH ..l,nl nnth inr " -7 " - -----
A !.w Braa.h t.aralff Chleag
Chicago, March 15. Chicago cLi Id
ren are to rec eive instruction in the
theory and practice of politic. Men
of advanced thought aert that a move
merit of thin kind in necewary t" inore
the iierpetnity of the republican f'-rm
of government, and it in to be "mPj
ed in Hyutouiatic. manner. o defi
nite programme ha o. n iirrangr...
the work will prnbuMy be ou
or ut leant l-gun by ti.o Civij
tiou'e committee on edii'-atioii.
Hiohard Wat-rnian, jr., --retary of
the committee: W. A. Gilch, principal
S..i...t A'J"""1 ,h
! " ! Wa-hintfton, March "-Th;rt
- Cannon-Ball Passenger s3;rf
Train Wrecked. t0 order at wJ-
t, "I inn "J the ap.x.intnient o
CAUSED BY A WASHOUT
I. nng . going " -na ,m .... . , f()rm ()f cUin
coming from AU-k. Among the To- ; forH,.rvi,,. expcn.c,
II. .L. . i. .... hi. w.t i Waahinir- raon" I"' out ,or 11,8
Alacka, who in on hi way to Washing
ton to ank I'renident McKiuley to ap
point him governor of the dintrivt. He
goe well recommended.
hire of putrol boat and otlier neceni-ary
A lowering, the secretary of etate
"I decline to lile or reougnize in any
way clainiH againnt the tate by the
variou rotiimiMeloiiN, normal (h:IiooIh,
charitable home, etc. They iWx-u(
W III Mmrt mt Ellsaiburg.
(Jlynipia, Waali., March 16.-Btate
HiiH.rintmleiit Hrown haa deaignated
T.,..M.l,itf Ai.pil 17 am til ilutf for hold-
.1 .1... i..,mI,..,
ing the regular biennial convention ol upon ppniTiuii.i
county HiiiK-rintendenta. Thi. oouven- lr what they receive ami when there
Hon, which i require! by law. will I no appropriation they have no valid
convene at Kllenahurg. Kach county chiime uganiHt the tute, and will not
aui.erinteii.lent will come prepared to , l"ve any until an appropriation m
.li.c.iHn any qucNtiou, which, in hi niade for their benefit. In the ram of
opinion, concern the administration of thoae elniining to be commiHitioner
hi om. e and the welfare of the publio there i al. doubt n to whether they
cIi.k.1 of the .tate. I 'l. TI.ey ran prenent
The etiite U.ard of education will alao t''-'r claim to the legielature, if they
meet at Kllennhurg on Saturday, April think they have any, but they cannot
24, to outline plan for reading-circle file tlo-m in thin riffle nor receive any
work ami to make nec-aeary regulation rcrtillrutu or other recognition of cluimn
for eiamination according to the re- eiwinHt the ntate w ithout a mandate of
ceut luw of the itate.
I'alenl Cunventlna With Japan.
Washington, March 15. In reponne
to very many inquirii- that are being
receive 1 at the ntate department from
American manufacturer who are con
templating the Introduction of their
ware, now protected by patent, Into
Japan, a notice ha been prepared (fat
ing that the preaiileut ha proclaimed
the putent convention recently negoti
ated with Japan, the exchange of rati
fication having taken place at Tokio
on the Hth ultimo. Conneqiieiitly, the
convention gov into immediate opera
tion and It I now poneible for Ameri
can to patent their Invention in Japan
Here are aome of the inntitiitions
Hffcctccd hy thi ruling, ami the mini
mum that the atute would ave during
the biennial term, if the aecretary i
t linrlutil Iii.iii.'h
I'llul -oiiiiiilwliiii. rii iikI clrrk....,
lU ait.l ithiiii- iiroieciiir
jialry ami Iih1 roiiniiivnlinier
iioliiwtlr anlltinl c.iiiuiIkbIoii
AKrlcultuml -! It-K-
Thi dm- not include the (lelicielii ie
and appropriation for repair, improve
ment and incidental that theae itemn
unuallv carrv witli them. Including
them extran, the amount of the aUive
in conformity with the provinion ol j appropriation i approximately ( 130,'
Flund on th Mllilppl.
Memphi. Tenn., March 15. The
"Father of Water" continue booming.
The levee on the Necly cotton planta
tion, ten mile above here, ha failed
to rcnint the mwerful current. At
McmphiH 1,000 acre and the bar ia
completely under water.
Two great aide-wheeler, capable ol
carrying a thousand pannenger each,
thin afternoon ifnoed a notice of excur
nioii into F.antcrn Arkannan, giving a
view ol the overflowed country ami ub
mergeil plantation. Thi iiiean a trip
THE LIMIT OF DEBT.
hi death wa old uge.
vear and 8 month old. Hi wa the
first Wagon to drive into the Grande
Hondo, and th "cund acron th
At a St. Patrick' day convention,
lid 1 in Han Francisco lant night, reso
lution were panned urging all true
Irinhmea to unite in discountenancing
the Corbott-Fitisinimon tight, which
w ill take place at Carson on the day
made eacred to the memory of Ireland'!
The navy department ha ImucI ad
vertisement calling for over 8,000 ton
of Harveyixod lcel armor for the three
battle-ship now building. The law
flies the miiilmum price to 1 paid at
i:i00 tnr ton. and the officials of th 1 II red
department are now sanguine of return
to their advertisement.
Mr. Henry Ward Iteecher died at
her home iu Stamford, Conn, on the
tenth anniversary of the death of her
famou huihaud, and she wa 85 year
of age. Mrs. Heeoher paeel away
He was 81 tkfly miles duo west from Memphis,
llimiiL-li t lie toil of trees and over
caliins, (arms and small village. Fast
hinh water ha offered no ueh opportunity.
Not Ihe rllnal J"ho L.
St. John, N. H., March 15. John L.
Sullivan wa hanged today at Dorches
ter, N. M. Ill crimo wa the murder
of Mr. F.lita Dntcher and son, 6 year
old, at Mcadowhrook, on the night of
Sc4ember 11, 1811(1. Mr. Dulcher
kept a small tavern. Sullivan entered
for the purpose of robbery. Mr.
Dotchcr made an outcry, and the robber
killed her w ith an ax. He then as
saulted the children, killing the boy
ami badly injuring the girl. Sullivan
the house and fled. Neighbor
rescued the little girl. Th charred re
main of th other two wore found in
Kplitrnile nt Kildrnile.
IVnver, Culo., March 15. A special
to the New from the City of Mexico
of Vera l rna, an
epidemic of scarlet fever i raging to
such an extent that the eople are flee
inir for safety, while in the aamo vicln-
nnvs: The republic of .Mexico apix'ar
peacefully, urroiinded by her ohildreu t .e having an epidemic ol epidemic.
nil Irleiul. ller nie nan imhmi um mrce nave aircany won n-jsirien,
paired of for everal week precedlug i which are currying off hundred ol pisi-
ber demise. pie, in various part of the country, and I
Honreseutative Krus. of Claokama ' now come new
...,.. ,li. .t thM luisoital ia Salem. Japan, in the tate
where he went to attend the seiwlou ot
the late attempted legtilaturw. He had
keen roitflned to hi bed with typhoid
fever for three week. Bepreientatlv
Kruno wa seut to the legislature by
the Populist party, and wa a member
f the Davii house,
Joseph N. Dolph. ex United Slate
enator from Oregon, paanod away at
bit rwtdenoe in Portland. Hi left leg
waa amputated alout four inch above
the knee heroic course that offered
the ouly possibility of caving hi life
from blood poisoning from a gangrened
aore In hi left fmt Owing to hi ad
vanced years, the shock proved to
great and he lived but short while.
From Havana come word that th
Santa Clara court having Jurisdiction
of the charge against Sylvester Scovel,
the Now York World correspondent
ity an epidemic of typhoid fever, which j worj u,
has much resemblance to yellow lever,
has broken out in a most virulent form.
KcHirt from several thilf citle say a
Rimilar disease prevail there, and the
physician predict an epidemio of yel
low fever, as they say thi i alway a
forerunner of that disease.
w bo wa arrested in the early part ol
February.wliile traveling in a train be-1
tween Tuna and Sancti Spiritu, ha ,
rendered a division releasiug him from
custody. Mr. Scovel is now at liberty.
John He committed auicide at Sum
mit, tweaty mile west of Olympia, by
drinking laud mum. He had been ub
Ject to insane poll. The Nly wa
found in shack near the camp where
ke had been working.
The report that Japan had gone ti
the gold itandard it now said to have
been preinatnr. A bill has Ihhi in
troduce.! Into the diet providing for a
change from the silver to the gold stand
ard, but no action upon it has as yet
a month tu-o, and while In a restaurant
assaulted J. H. Harrison for the pur
pose of robln-ry. Jeffrey, who i pow
erful man, choked hi victim and
robbed him of 40 cent
A Virginia woman named Susan
Smith ha been elected sheriff.
It ha been announced that St. Gau
den! equestrian statue of John A. :
Logan, in the Luke Front JVk, Chi
cago, will be unveiled July J'J. Th
work of the acuptor i now beig c.e
Id bronae in New York, and i a fc w
day the South l'aik commission!) if 11
begin to build the toundgion on whi9
the Immense figure will rot. The date
for the unveiling of the ttue ha been
elected by Mr. Logau in cotumtiaora
tion of the day when General Lngn
took command of Geneial McPhervon't
corp before Atlanta, after the death of
Frankfort, Ky., Marx'h 15. It i offi
cially announced that Governor llrad
ley has ri'fuse.1 S-ott Jackson' appeal
for exivutive clemency, and unofficially
announced that he has reprieved A Ion so
Walling to some iiukuowu date. Wal
ling' attorney. Colonel Washington,
is confident Walling will not be exe
cuted with Jackson.
Laureate Austin never read the pa
per and know nothing of the criticism
heaped upon him.
On an lr t'lo.
Hay City, Mich., March 15. An im
mense! ice floe containing all the solid
ice in Saginaw hay went out thi morn
ing, currying over D0O fishermen. A
strong southwest wind wa blowing.
The ice filiated off in three flue. Wheu
the first struck Ume Tree and Madison
inland the men on it were rescued from
shore. The sevond floe with Home
thirty men upon it, also driOcd near
the islands, and it it reported that
Uirl if not all, the men got ashore,
ii was slal.vl later t.iuightlhat thrve of
the Hay City fishermen were carried
into the lake, but thi! i not verified.
that ha oc-
Mail. and Eipre"
W.ol lu-n. tlnf lb
,.n,.r Cars o th. Tr.rk.
.,:....,. ind.. March 13. One of
I I in1 -'
. . ... . i i - A ,.t t.r i :n vie in it V
of the Watt Graham s. ii..i, curn-i nVi1M.k t0 the
intereHtcdi..t!.enul.J.' tl.aveU-ed.H. fs ay at i o t k "
cunning the pr-liininaiie. for s-.me time p,u.,mrg and villdli ntcd. tmrt '
pant. . fa a planrnM. the movement ,,, over the."" '
....!..... u . Mun or a llir- H-nitH roil'l. one umo ". ----
'II L'lll I'lill'T" III "
ough and complete course i i no ei.gine
ri nri vimE''c '' -
ha pi ran u r " i "
ij HIV. v t
i .. .... ,1 i. u nil in im' l'j-'-"f
an. itUcreili-ntiuliiwew referred.
Tl -nH.niri.r nT
(1m H urn.nJ.nent. to the
notice "To enable me
A ruaiBUs S0UJHQ
The Labor Exchange jj
Settle the Question. '
IT WILL PEOVIDE A
A Brief Blatement of fart, r0
aa Org anlsallon Thai , n.
went over the cmhankmeut,
.i i i t iitu n in mi r .i .mi n ni it rr im -
. . ' - . ... .....i.i.. Vi tKrwirr 1 vcaU'T. Ill
of ,,liticand "'V. ,izwhip. while t(,,.s,p,d by the 8r;,"J
.1,. rti,.,.l nan will lie imparted hy a,i,.s' car and sleeper remained on tlie
..,.;.i..i,,,ti.,ii in auxiliary o- ,ril,.k. Tl.o engineer eays lie ww run-
' ' ' twentT-flve miles an
m .. ... . f'n jlewisid. .Un l. aniiroaclied the
.. . . a i.uiM become .....i.i.,. i.tit Biniill hole. Ihe engine
ann similar ori:.iiiir..i""i"-"- . n.,......
interested in tlie movement mid ure
tn.lvini the suhiect with a view of
' .. i.-. i
tlie civic ibu.-is-
' Elprnsvt I'ounljf Musi Incur Nul In
! Dlympia, Wash., March 15. The su-
premo court tislay reversed the judg
I ment in the case of W. 1'. Hough, re-
sondent, vs. the treasurer of Klickitat
county, iippellimt. This is n suit hy
the taxpayers to enjoin the payment of
certain warrants on tlie grotim! they
are in excexs of the constitutional limi
tation ol tax in lchtediu ss. Tim an
swer sets out that the warrants in the
controversy are compulsory obligation
imposed u h u the county hy the laws
ol the state, for services of jurors, w it
ness fees, sheriff's expetmes in criminal
processes, and exH-iises incuired at tlio
general state election. The demurrer
to the ulllrmative defense was sus
tained, a Hriuaiient injunction isncd
ngainst the uiyuient ol warrants, and
an appeal was taken.
The supreme court rule that the
constitutional limitation of county in
debtedness hy sect ion tl, article VIII, ol
the constitution, docs not include those
necessary exenditurcs made mandatory
by the constitution, provided for by
the legislature and impHised U)hii the
county; that the payment of these ob
ligation is a prior obligation, and that
other lialiilitics incurred by the county
ure Muhjivt and inferior to these pri
mary ohligations, which in list of neces
sity always continue.
Nlrili k III fceif llcfi-llae.
Colusa, t'al. , March 15. Mrs. Frank
A. Hoover killed her hushand last niht
during ii iiuurrcl, by striking him on
the head with a piece of gaspipo, and
his dentil resulted soon after.
Hoover and his wife had had nuuier
mm iiiinrri.U uiiil the lii'iirhKir wre
of two more. Al i long ago made aware ol martial differ
ences in the Hoover liotisctioM. ihe
reason generally assigned was jealousy
on the part of the husband. Last even
ing when Hoover returned from his
engaged in a ipiarrel with his
A lluhlier't Heavy rnlnr.
White IMuins, N. Y., March 15.
For robbing a man of 40 cent William
Jeffrey wit taken to Sing Sing to serve
a sentence of twenty year' imprison
ment, imposed upon mm oy v ouniy j H,HHlt iV!l0 0viock last evening, fiv
Judge I .cut Jeffrey wa in Poekskill j mill ,,, ,rom (VUax. The rails spread
w ife at the tipper table. The ipiarrel
was a lively one, and coiiitnucd until
both left the house to settle the differ
ence in the yard.
H.Hiver advanced toward his wife
threateningly uud to protect herself she
picked up a piece of gaspipo und struck
him behind the left car. Hoover fell
Train V rick rr Cnlfai.
Colfax, Wash., March l.V The train
on the Moscow branch was wrecked at
on a sharp curve, nn. I five rreighl vMrs,
the baggage car and vasseiiger coach
were ditchl. A numler ol passenger
were on the train, but none were in
jured. The cars were pulled back on
the track this morning. Some of the
car art' badly damaged.
heini; little to a-sist
tion' committee with practical son' "
tion for giving the matter effective
EXPORTS OF PRODUCTS.
for February nil
Washington, March l.V The month
ly statement of the principal articles of
i.n..aiii. iirt f,,r the month of Feb
ruary and for the eight month ending escaped unhurt
February US, last, issued hy tho bureau
of atutstie. how that during Febru
ary the export were:
HrcadstuffH, f 15,000,007. a decrease,
u compared with .lanuury, of about
t2,7UO,OUO; cotton, f 17.1'."0,7:iH, a de
crease of alsiut 11,250,000; mineral
oils, t.SHl.MS, un increase of 'iOO,
000; provisions, including cattle und
hogs, 12,408,811, U decrease of uboilt
For the eight months, the exports of
breadstuffs are given at l.'10.51,78'J,
as com pared with 'J4, 224. 249 for the
sumo period last year, cotton, f lt0.00H, -701,
a compared with 140.324,025
for tho corresponding period last year;
minerul oil, 0 1.784,!lli5, a compara
tive gain of alsiut 500,000; provisions,
including cattle and hogs, 18,778,104,
a comparative Ins of ulKiut "iOO.OOO.
The total exKirt of these four arti
cle during February amounted to !!),
187, 354, a net loss, as compared with
January, of about 13,000.
For the eight months the guins were
.! r.r t an. Went uown uie cui-
bankment. The dead are: George A.
Seen, conductor; Joseph Bowman, fire
man; three passenger, names unknown.
Two were wounded lenously and sev
All the paoenger in the smoker are
supposed to have leen killed. Four
lli,.t beside Conductor Seer were
t. en in the smoker as it broke loose and
p.ll.'d down the embankment and
floated off in the current.
Harry J. Hill, the baggageman, wa
the onlv member of the train crew that
Bjr 0. t. KH.LOUO, Vncimvrr, Ktitl
While the vuriou politii
and the Hople generally are wr,,
over the flnuticial and labor qnV
there i Mng estublishe( in our
an organization, known at th jj
Kxchange, which claim to be ,i
trunsuct busines without (Vil ,1
. .A .dMini I a (li'IlULO - a r. - mi
sire ultcr a r.-... - - -- , mon.y oy oasiug it m.-.lium rfl
: i.- .i, . when any bill or rcioiu-1 , j
m,,re l"' ' X: Ihe dosed. If : . .i : i , ,,
uemaiKi mai im . . ,vr pronuct oi incir iuoor
. majority of the senator desired, tncre j nQt mtMr
should be a vote without lunner u,..;.
1 no motion should oe in u.uv.., r.---
vote, but one to onjourn or
The most im
rensonaoie ' ou.-
A Klln.l .
Chi'.lieolhe, O., Mrvli 15. The
estitiiAte.1 l,x of the It.Utimore A Ohio
Southwestern railroad from th rWLt
flvKvl and wnecki i J00.000.
Flrr nn a ( miser.
New York, March 15. Fire invuded
the cruiser New Ymk on Tuesday
while the vessel was lying off Tonip
kinsville. The forward magazine is
surrounded by coal hunkers. In it were
2,000 pound of guncotton und fi.000
pounds of powder. Smoke poured from
the magazine and an alarm was given.
For the tirst time in the history of the
ship the automatic lire alarm had
failed to work.
Water was turned into the coal bunk
ers und there was no stint ill the quan
tity, so that lieforo the cruiser had
passed tbiveruor's island it had taken
into tho hold su. h a weight of water
that it gained three feet in draught und
had to be sailed with great caution.
Arriving at the navy-yard the New
York was pu in " 1 out.
An examination was nude, when it
was found that the fire had not origi
nated in the magazine, but in the coal
Thr Hallway Mall Clrrka.
Paii Francisco, March 15. Ival pos
tal employes are perfecting their plans
for the twenty-second annual conven
tion of postal clerks, which will meet
here Tuesday. Postal Inspector Irwin
has left for Holding, where he will
meet the Eastern delegate and escort
them to thi citv. At the opening ses
sion of the convention, addresses w ill j sistatice, and a
he delivered hy Muvor IMielan, Surr- 1 was sent to the
intendent of Mails Flint and President
Waring, of the convention. In the
evening a promenade concert will he
given after the business session, and on
the following day the delegate will be
guest on a trip around the bay on the
steamer L'kiah. On Friday au excur
ion to Santa Crui and the big trees
will bo made, and on Saturday evening
a reception will be given at the Haldwin
hotel. Husiness sessions will he sand
wiched between the junketing trips.
t a Vog I'pon th OBcer.
Chicago, March 12. In order to
avoid arrest, J. J. Duff turned a riciout
dog loose on Officer Erickson yesterday,
and as a result both are now in a hospi
tal and it i feared the policeman may
Duff went home druuk, quarreled
with hi wife, and, after beating her
severely, turnod her from the house.
Hhe complained to the police, and
Erickson wa sent to arrest Duff, lie
found the doors locked, but was ad
mitted by a tmall boy. Duff unloosed
the big dog and the animal leaped at
the oficer, dragging him to the floor.
He bit him several times in the fuce,
lacerating tho fhnh. Tho policeman
succeeded in getting hi revolver from
hi pocket and fired, the bullet taking
effect in the lower part of Duff' abdo
men. The wounded man attempted
to seixe the officer' weapon and wa
hinnelf attacked' by the dog. Both
men were lacerated by the dog' teeth,
and when other officers arrived Erick
on was unconscious. The men wero
remeved to the hospital and the dog
U The i other amendment proposeJ was
to prevent interruption of member of
the tenate. It provide, that when
.enator makes a point of no quorum,
there shall be a roll call, and if the
presence of a quorum is disclosed busi
ness should proceed.
A memorial was presented by bhoup
from tlie Idaho legislature, asking for
the annexation of apart of Wyoming.
It was not read. Warren said if the
Wvoming legislature had been informed
of" the memorial, it would have taken
It was decided on motion of Hoar
that when the penate adjourned, it
should be until Monday at 11:30, but
in executive session the senat recou-
.,'tnrf.d it action and agreed mat aa
ioumment would be sine die.
was found expedient, a no busiac
could be transacted in half an hour
Mondav, and the nomination made in
that half hour would fail if not imme
At 12:40 the ppecial session ad
journed. Without Amendment.
Washington, March 12. The senate
committee on foreign relations today
agreed to report the Alaskan boundary
treatv with Great Britain without
amendment or change. The arbitra
tion treaty will betaken up at a special
meeting of the committee.
Secretary Sherman's IMan.
Washington, March 12. Mr. Sher
man has announced to his associate
that he i in a fair way to make ar
j rantemnt with Spain that will re
1 move the great cause of irritation in
Cuba. He has submitted to the Span
ish government through Minister Tay
lor a proposition that American citizens
who are suspected or convicted of com
plicity w ith the insurgents shall be im
mediately expelled from tho island
, without imprisonment or prosecution,
unles they shall voluntarily return und
i place themselves in jeopardy. The ar
. rangement would not apply, however,
, to jierson engaged in active hostilities
i or who have been taken with arms.
Mr. Sherman is also proposing to ne
1 gotiate a treaty with Spain, by which
the rights of naturalized citizens ahull
Threi" Wire Killed.
' Colon, March 12. A serious dispute
occurred among the Jamaican em
i ployed as laborers on the Culebra sec
; tion of the Panama canal und others
' of the canal employes. The men finally
became engaged in a light which the
police were unable to quell. The mili
; tary authorities were called on for as-
detachment of troops
scene of the disturb
ance. Their presence had the effect of
restoring order. During the fighting
three laborers were killed and several
wounded. The Jamaicans are dissatis
tiej with tho conditions under which
they work, and numbers of them are
applying to be ent back to their home.
Tariff l.f Ulatlon Rumor Caused a
New York, Maroli 13. The World j
i The dispatch from Washington pre-
i dieting that emigre at its Bpecial se- ;
sion will at once increase the revenue
by adding from 10 to 85 per cent to the !
schedules of the Wilson bill, has created
a small pauio among iai porters, und au
almost unprecedented rush to get bond
ed goods out of the warehouses before ;
' the increaso takes effect. j
The proposed summary action of con-pre.--?
has taken merchants completely
by surprise. While they were prepared
for a special session to pass a new tariff
bill, they expected that the new bill
would occupy the attention of congress
for at least six months, which would
give them ample time to withdraw the
19,500,000 of good which were in '
i bond on January 31. It had never oc
curred to them that congress might
adopt a temporary measure for increas
ing the revenue, and the possibility of :
: such a thing, with only about ten days
to get their goods out of bond, at the j
present rate of duty, caused a genuine
sensation. It is understood that But
terlicld & Co., and other importers of
dress goods are among the heaviest
In hanking circles there is a greatly
increased demand for loans on call pa
, per. One bank made a loan of 500,- j
000 to a big importing firm for the pnr- I
poe of withdrawing goods from bond, 1
and the payment of duties thereon.
aiml hy lilt Ylothrr-ln I. aw.
San Francisco, March 15. Julian
l'mto. au attorney, was shot this after
noon by hi mother-in law , in his
rooms. The woman had Uvn nursing
l'mto, and no reason for the shooting
is suggested, except that Mrs. Uithaiu,
Ihe mother-in-law, is hvMo-min diil.
She disappeared after the shooting, and
has not leen found. I'lnto's wounds
will probably piove fatal. He once
served a term iu prison for hooting a
gambler named Hush.
Salt Like. March l.V The Bullion
Revk mine has declared a monthly div
idend ol 5,000, and the Mercur Mm
ing Company has declared its regular
monthly dividend of 25. 000. These
dividends will make the total amount
paid by the Hullion IWk '.. 117,000,
and the Mercur ri50,000.
Corn fur tmlln SunVrrt.
Chicago, March 15. The movement
to secure com for India' relief, hereto
fore in charge of Dr. H. (. Holibs, of
Jacksonville, und Dr. J. 1 Bon
ham, appointed to represent the
eagei Ministers' Association, was today
consolidated with the Chicago commit
tee appointed in connection with the
board of trade. Hon. C. C. Bonnoy is ,
president and K. C. Keith, of the Met
ropolitan bank, is treasurer of the com
uiittee. All these forces will co-operate with
the mayor and others of San Francisco
in loading the ship furnished by tlie
secretary of the navy to carry grain
free to India. The corn will also be
carried free to the Pacific by th rail
roads. Kl.re at Hsl.ry ltot.hr.1
Albany. Or., March 15. The store
ol M. V. Kooutl, at llalsey, was enter
ed by burglars last night. The s.ife
was blown open and liO stolen. The
strong Nix within the safe, which, was
not opened, contained 1.000. The
robbery wa not discovered until the
store was opened this morning. There
is no clew to the rubber.
The Hoyal College of Surgeons, in
London, ha divided to confer degree
Kit Knough Whru Tu Know Uow.
Washington, March 12. Just at
time when photographers had aban
doned hope of discovering a really prac
ticable process of color photography, a
report to the state department from
Consul-! teneral Mason, ut Frankfort,
gives a description of a mean of doing
this in a manner so simple and inex-
lilsho l.t'gi.taturr Tins Adjourned.
Boise, Idaho. March 12. The Idaho
legislature adjourned at 2 o'olock this
morning. Before adjournment a Joint
resolution was adopted providing for
a commission of the governor, iecretary
of state and attorney-general Ut inves
tigate tae management of the state
offioes from the beginning of tlie state
government. Five thousand dollar
was appropriated to defray the expense.
The bill to reduce the salaries of state
officers and Judges of the supreme and
district courts was passed with a num
ber of amendments, the salaries of
lion. iiiuiiHu ii, ii ns wen orrr
aiicceseiuny in i-verui cities, no (
tematio effort ha been ma,le to.-
its workings, until within theUitd
or two. .iiii r.owever, iiiceta
ol brandies navo proven the fmnri
iiy ol tne piun Dy aetui .j
operation, uio meu is Ui
in every state in the Union u ,
200 branches have been e-tablie
J H UI1 C4.uij.iD ut nuai D?gf .
ill this line we would cull ttfD4'
the Sun Fruncisco branch, lo.
No. 323 Duvi street, which hut'
w holesale business of f 2S.0O0 v
. .. ..-.I. .i... .... ,.
tne IllNl eigut iiiuiiins, wnoujt;ti
money. 111! manager, Jr.
Wurfield, has compiled Ulor ,J
change directory ol the iliffemtV.
ness houses that have invert:oj
plan and now accept "lalorcW0'
their face value, a being urw
m.!. i money, fcvery Dusiness nearly urr.
fenieu, ana me nsi complete t!
cuit of neocseities of man, to thi
holders of labor exchange checki t
a position to supply their wanti J
out regard to money.
Any useful article may be dep.
with tho exchange, ami tliedr;..
receives therefor a deposit check i
is "not redeemable in legal tenle;
receivable by the Labor Exchanp lJ
t-iation in payment for merchiodi
all services and for all debts ind
to the same; ana it is bascl urn
secured by the real and ponoDtl A
rrty in the keeping of theastocii:.
Tho property held for the redra
of certificates cannot, us per chinr
mortgaged nor pledged for del
ran it be withdrawn, hut nnybi
changed by the association fur d
property of equal value.
Tho branches in different left
the country exchange surplus pr
with each other, for exaini.lt
are such things as socks andcipi
as distant a point us Heading,!
tho Pan Francisco exclianw, k
handles from New Whatcom, .
fruit extracts from Fresno, sir
fruit from aa far south at Su D.
A consignment of shirts and urm.';
being negotiated for with inud
Ohio: a lot of dried fruit m mw:
shipped to Idaho Fiill,VU!,ii
chainre for pork: and grwerisi
sent to Armonii in rxchantotdr
fruit. The brunch at Ut Acpe
nuttinii im a shoe factory;
tirovo. Or., has a tannery: OU
i Kan., aerist mill; Ked Bluff, A
spice mill; Salem, Or., hai H
' yard, warehouse and wharf; ":
Wash., proposes to make cofim
, tho Oregon City. Or., oranai
operate a rock crusher.
To make the subject morfclnr
reader, an illustration of u
is irivnn? Rnni.. farmer owning c
In,.. 1 ..,;,tI, nnr some logs SfJ
them in tho exchange, takinf
checks in receipt therefor; tli
of an idle sawmill would rent bit
to tho branch and accept cW
rental: some men, now iJ''
work tho logs into lumber; urns:
caipenters would manufacture u.
ber into coffins, furniture, etc.,
ceive "checks" for their lulw
article thus made would I'
mn.L'.il rtr i.TohlinL'cd W'M
branches for provisions,
which would be again exchange
farmer, niill-nian and niechi'
their "checks." It iinirt :
bored that no "chock" can Wl
circulation until some law'
product of labor has been
with tho branch, and whene;
"check" are redeemed the
out aud the checks arc canccW
It will be seen that M
business will soon be rcpn
llu.ii tha rtrnilnccrS Cllll Bl1'
' . M . n ll.TII Hid iiiv.iu.1."
mcti.a l.i.in. ma aaa ' . . ... a-4Rtl 1
iu,. pensive as to be available to every oho. ' 7. V F.ul, w ana j.roaucts ami supp.y u. o -
Ch . tographer. thu. opening a new Vr'a in ' ' 0 amnn ""D8 , ' e ,uf Ti
ii.. i ....., ...h. aii.t in nr.. N yri t ...
i'" io tiran-mo county oi clear
water wa passed bv tha senat ;h..tii
aui.'iiuuiciii. xo irrigation Dins were
workH through in amended form, after
a very stubborn fight.
process is th
discovery of Chasagne, a Peruiaa avaul,
and is purely chemical. j
Mn Turks Wrre Killed.
Berliu. March 12. A dispatch to the
Cologne Gazette from Can.lia says in a
tight betw een bashi baiouks anil a de- '
tachmcnt of insurgents lfore the gates
of the town, sixty of the Turk were
killed or wounded. The dispatch fur
ther announces that firing between the
opposing forces continue, and the town
is threatened with inceudiarisia.
Crat Northern's Betterment.
Chicago, March 13. The Great
Northern is about to expend 100,000
on the improvement of the equipment
Of its passenger trains. These are all
to be vestibuled according to latest and
most improved methods, and new equip,
ment will be added.
Ktprr.s and Krrl.ht Trains CollMr. I
Wickliffe, Ky., March 12. At l!
o'clock thi morning the St. Louis ex
press, on th Illinois Central railroad,
northbound, collide.! with a freight
train at Eat Cairo, Ky. Fireman
Walter Roger sustained fatal injuires.
both leg being crushed off. The mail
and express cars were demolished.
The queen of Portugal was instru
mental in introducing the serum treat
ment of diphtheria into that oountrv.
renn.ylTunla Coal Mine Expl..nn.
Pittrtnrg. March 12.An explo.ie,,
fhaft at Duho.s, Pa., 11 thi. morn-
Iif 'h, ,v! w,,rc 100 m,'n " work- a"d
all but thirty-one got out. Tlie mine
orernan was badly burned. Tho shaft
v 300 feet deep. All the entombed
J TnCrT thi9 twnoon.
John ttraham. t-omer Hopkins, Peter
Irw in and Hugh lipoids were horned!
uieir injuries are not thought m
all times equal to the wealUF
a grand step will have U-en
ward the solution ol tne go
lem of the age. (
Under this sytem, f.
not bo clothed in rags "lleJ.
weavers starved; weavers wo .
i .....i .u;i lioemaker '
iMieiuoieu in. .
ners needed clothes; and
i:,.ni-..rs and "
would not bo idle while peer"
Every American ciuzc"
. , r.i.ml. tip'
Jacksonville, Fla.. March '
- Tl. lia,Mf1l M "l
south of Miami, today, "
expedition for Cuba. '
Friend has a deputy mri!i,a'
j.j , i .,i,.s hen4
or am nave, nun i,
stennier h lifts been takCB
Keet of Ihe Wi.ron.ln Laid.
San Francisco, March 15. The keel
was laid today at the Union iron works
for the battle-ship Wisconsin, the con
tract for which was let by the govern
ment u month ago. The Wisconsin
is to he of the same class as the Oregon,
which wa built in this city, though
lar(er and more heavily armored. She
will be one of three warship of the
same site, the other two being the Ala
bama and the Virginia, which will be
constructed in Eastern hipyard. The
contract price of th Wisconsin oi about
Severe 01, ,t A.torla.
Astoria, Or., M;lrch i2.A ,PV,,-1
Sinn er - various
. ... . in, nm.
The ostrich farm
Tiffin at Merritt'8 I-5
Th tanla r W 111 Money.
Chicago, March 12. A new agree
ment has been reached between the
Southern Pacific and the Santa Fe con
cerning the use of the former's track
by the latter from Mojave to San Fran
cisco. L nder
unt& Fe mill mtt-t
i..iM ",tw' "e n'L the sea. so hi,h T, .7 J ate jurisdiction
' r steamer Telenhnn ...,ij ... ' ' tr. . . The
' New York. March la tv, a t,.: ... bay on the J ..m n. cw the . , . . tnn nll,i
vc1o,'hmI at the aftern.vn
Kovirpiirn riimn Ol " ' .
. Mojave to San Fran- building of the rltn',AWZl World." today. T.e
it. it .. claimed, the wa demol.shed. The g, l and Oregon u-k,
ffect a considerable sav- vere and th. ..... . ?al'Wll "-, The M
Park Athlon. Cat.tain Sinn.
- - i r s , .,.1,1-11
ailed from thi, p.rt March , vi
lAing uianq oun! for Dunkirk, ii
where on th Orient hoU, near Green
I port, R. L
n.l ii. out Hie vircg.'" . i,-
andtttupai'herdock 8:,,ion8 r,,fu",i ,0 f,,,, on. '
LP ; walked out of the convent
now organizing a
government h.. a , .
xuarii . I , "ie.j l0 send 15,000
ariM torce to the PhilippiD8,. ,
It is estiSate.1 that :
iire silver are held in
waters of the earth.