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London, Desember 8. The Mark
iMne Express says: The weather is
wintry. Many of the Russian ports
are closed till Spring. There is a
small fluctuation in wheat, which is
firm, with the rise of a shilling. It
is thought that the lowest rates
have been passed. The weather is
favorable for the new crop.
New York, Dec. 10. Professor
Harkness, United States Naval Ob
server, sends the following telegram
regarding the observations of the
transit of Venus:
Hobakt Towx, Tasmania, Dec.9.
Although the weather was bad,
the observations at the time of the
transit were particularly successful.
"We succeeded in taking 113 photo
graphs of Venus during the passage
over the disc of the sun.
A dispatch from Prof. David son, at
Nagasaki, also reports favorable ob
servations. The astronomers were
very fortunate. Just as Venus left
the sun, clouds gathered tnd threat
Londox, December 10 Telegrams
in regard to the transit of Venus say
the observations failed in Ormak,
Orenburg, Astrachan, Kertch, and
Fiflis, but were entirely successful
Teheran, December 10. The ob
servations of the trans-1 of Venus
here were very successful.
"Washington, December 11. In
response to urgent requests from
New Orleans that the President
place troops in the State House, he
is represented as saying he would not
act from the apprehension of danger,
but if violence occurred he would
take measures to suppress iK
St. Petersburg, Dec. 8. A vio
lent storm here last night caused
great damage. The tide rose nine
feet above highwater mark, partially
inundating the lower portions of the
eity, and driving many poor families
from their houses. Over a thous
and persons have been sheltered by
the police, and public kitchens have
leen openod to feed the sufferers.
"London, Dec. 10. The storm yes
terday was veiy dis: strous to ship
ping. A dozen vessels are ashore
at "Whiteby; one reported sunk with
all on board. Mails from France
were several hours behind time.
Heivv damage to works in the har
bors at Jersey. Two hundred yurils
of pier was swept away, and blocks
of concrete weighing several tons
displaced and broken. The stcrm
was verv severe on the Continent.
Telegraph lines between Switzerland
and P iris are down and communica
Vicksbcrg, Dec. 9. The excite
ment is subsiding and business gen
erally resumed. Armed bodies of
negroes are reported at arions pla
ces out of town. The whites still
guard the approaches to the city.
The recently stolen records fur
nish evidence ot forgery and embez
zlement by Sheriff Peter Crosby,
Chancery Clerk Wash. Davenport
Vid other negro officials, who are all
under indictment except Crosby.
The stolen records were found this
evening in or under Davenport's
house. Davenport is a fugitive.
City of Mexico, December 9.
Congress has decreed for the sup-
pression of the order of the Sisters
London, December 8. A heavy
gale prevails on the coast. Already
much damage has been reported to
property afloat and ashore. Nine
vessels are ashore' at Hartlepool, sev
eral at Leabam, and a large vessel'
vessel from Quebec for Shields has
been totally wrecked. Fifteen of
the crew drowned.
Washington, December 15. The
sub-Judiciary Committee Butler,
Poland and White reported to the
full committe to-day in favor of
amending the Civil Rights bill : to
omit the colored school provision,
and require merely ihat equally good
educational facilities be provided for
both races; that the penalty of $5,
000 fine be omitted, and that the
punishment for violation of this pro
vision of the bill consist in liabili
tes for $500 damages, at the suit of
any individual who is denied equal
ity of accommodations, etc. There
was a general discussion on the sub
ject, but no definite action taken,
there being a wide difference of
Memphis, Dec. 10. Reports of the
burniug of farm houses by negroes
in the vicinity of Vicksburg, tele
graphed from here Tuesday to sev
eral Noithern papers, are purely
New Orleans December 10 A
Jackson, Miss., special says the
proclamation of Gov. Ames, con
vening the Legislature, is almost
unanimously condemned. F. W.
Cartoso, than whom no man has
done more to create' this trouble de
clares that a conflict of race is now
upon us and that negro women are
ready to commence with ax and
knife to slaughter white women and
children. One remarkable fact
should be noted : only country ne
groes have been drawn into demon
stration. City negroes are too smart
to be duped by leaders. The num
ber of blacks killed in Monday's
fight is probably 150; 48 were buried
in one field yesterday.
London, December 17. A special
from Santander to the Times, says
the storm which has been raging in
the bay of Biscay for several df ys
continues unabated. More boats are
missing. No foreign mails have
been received for eight days.
Chicago, December 18. Governor
Osborne, of Kansas, telegraphs to
the Trtifize of this city th'at he esti
mates the number of people inWest
ern Kansas who will require assist
ance drring the "Winter at twenty
thousand. Many of these are now
in a state of actual want. The arti
cles most needed are food, axd cloth
ing for women and children. The
prospect for th9 wheat crcp is good,
and the Winter so far is remarkably
mild and favorable. Donations may
be sent to Lieutenant Governor Sto
ber, chairman of the Ce ntral relief
New York, December 18. The
dollar contribution for the relief of
the Kansas and Nebraska sufferers
has reached $2,229. Money is now
coming in at the rate ot $400 or $500
ww Arrrp rnT? RiT.P MY PROPERTY
II in Forest Grove, consisting of ft house
l T .- 1 u Innil in TiTtt No. 1 Of
Block No. 3, in Forest Grove, fc aid prop
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w ith interest which expires Nov. 4, 187o,and
$250 cash in hand. This property is situa
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For further particulars inquire of diLI U.
EN BLANK of Forest Grove,
II. If. lil ttw
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Green Aiples.-37 50c bush.
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Beef, f i lb 4 8
Pork, r & 8
Veal, ft 10
Fish (fresh) lb H
Fish, (salt) t lb 1(h 8
Dressed Hogs ((? 7
"White Beans 4( 5
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