TOWNS AREWRECKED Cyclone Sweeps Louisiana, Doing Damage to Property. SEVEN KILLED; MANY INJURED Communication Interrupted and Later Resorts May Increase Num ber of Casualties. Shroveport, La., Mar 14 SoVon nor Bona nro known to bo dead and many otnors aro injured as tho result of a tornado which swept across Northwest Louisiana lato yostordny. Tho little town of Gilliam, 25 milos north of Shroveport, was destroyed and tho town of Bohngor, on tho east side of the rivor, in Bossier parish! was badly wrocKou. Communication with tho creator por- 4Un . 1 L 1 ? ruptod, and it is believed certain that tho lator reports will increaso tho num bor of doad and injured. It is said tho work of destruction at Gilliam was com- ploto, only two houses remainin intact Tho town had a population of about 200. The dead at Gilliam aro said to be Mrs. T. F. Gardiner and three negroes. Ar thur Vaughan is said to be badlr im jured. At Bolinger the dead aro Mrs. Mitchell Davis and two negroes. Mrs. Davioa' mother is reported to be dyiag irom injures, laarica isom ana family of eix are reportod among the injured. It was reported that Oil City, in this parish, was wiped out by tho torsade, but this rumor is probably uatruw al though groat damage is thought to h'aro osoarred, involving the wreckage of a great many oil well derricks. FIFTEEN DEAD IN NEBRASKA. Fifty Persons Injured and a Property Loss of S500.000. Omaha, Neb., May 14.-Roports which eamo in slowly today from tho tornado stricken district south of this city add throo victims to the list of dead, mak ing a total of 15, and place the mone tary damage at half a million dollars. Tho casualty list continues to grow as communication is partially restored with tho five towns which suffered most from the storm, and the list of the in jured, some of whom are fatally hurt. win reacn at least Dir. Two railroad laborers omployed in a sand pit near ijouisviue were round dead, and Ed. Miller, who was injured near Papillion, died of his injuries. At least threo other persons are believed to have re coived fatal injuries. Five Italian rail rood laborers were injured on the line of the Burlington railroad between Council Bluffs and Pacific Junction. Nearly every one of the five towns in the path of the storm Bellevue. Pan pillion, Richfield, Meadows and Louis ville were badly wrecked, and the vil lage of Fort Crook, and the post at mat point sunerea neavy damages. 'mere are battalions of thp Sixteenth Regiment stationed at the fort, and the men were put to work clearing up tho debris and putting the barracks in shape. Many of the large buildings were partially unroofed, and a dozes or more large chimneys were blown down and scattered over the fort grounds. Nearly all the trees were blown down. SECURE BIG HAUL. i Robbers In Now Mexico Get $35,000 Intended for Miners. El Paso, Tox.. May 15 Pursued by mon and bloodhounds, throo robbers with $35,000 of loot in thoir possossion aro flooing through tho ruggod mountain passos north of French, a little station 89 miles from East Las Vegas, N. M on tho Santa Fo railroad, in nn effort to escapo tho clutches of tho law. At Fronch, lato last ovening, they uroKO down tho dodrs of tho donot bound and gagged tho station ngent and special guard, blow opon tho safo, took tho monoy and rodo away, leaving their victims hclploss. A tramp wandored into tho station nair an hour lator, rolcascd tho nlmost unconscious men and gavo tho alarm. Tho news of tho dnrincr rohhorv wns nu uvury town in tho neighbor hood of Fronch, and a special train ocnring jo deputies and 50 horses loft East Las Voiras in hnlf nn i, -r. ...... .... 11 vj u i i uu. on tho trail of tho flcoinir rohhnrs. A special with four mon left Dawson also ano a mossngo waB sent to thn tnrri iori.ii penitentiary at Snntn. P fnr bloodhounds, which wero brought I. - m 1 . . r . iuiuuKu ua mat as a snociai oniinn nnil cur cuuiu carry inom. Tho stolen monoy was sont from Al ouquerque to pav tho coal m nnr. nf Jjawson, K. al. TAFT GETS OREGON. Ohioan Is Endorsed by State Repub lican Convention. 10,000 CHINESE KILLED. Wall of Water 26 Feet High Sweeps Down River at Hankow. Victoria, May 14. News of one of tho greatest disasters that China has known, a sudden tidal wave in the YangtBekiang, which caused the loss of nearly 10,000 lives at Hankow, was brought by tho steamer Titan, which arrived Tuesday night. A wave 26 feot in height, without warning, bore down the rivor, overwhelming some large river steamers. Some 3,000 Chinese sleoping in sampans, and small craft and mat sheds and huts by the river side at Hankow wero enveloped by the groat tidal wave, which swept the broken junks, splintered sampans and a mass of debris with swarms of drowned Chinese, mixed with' the wreckage. The scones for many days after the disaster were horrible, with tho river side strewn with dead, and tho debris of wrecked craft for many miles. Condensed Hog is Latest. St. Paul, Minn., May 14. Minnesota has developed a hog that is all hams and shoulders. He is a stubby little animal, sadly lacking in spare ribs One of the new variety has been sent to Chicago for exhibition purposes, and to convince the world that this state can raise pigs that aro all quality. A curious feature about tho animal ib that ho has to kneel down when eating in or dor to get his snout to tho ground. Ho has no neck. When he moves from one placo to another he turns around and around as though waltzing. Portland, May 15 Two republican imnii's, or Tactions, rouffht in vester- day's republican conventions, the ono fmiion, the other Bourne. This showed tho party is" not yet harmonizod, though the two factions pledged suDDort to the ticket. Tho Fulton men had things all their own way, and ruled with an iron hand. ihoy gavo thoir rivals nothing and took away from them everything. The Taft powor, overwhelmingly strong in Oregon, was in thoir hold, and they usod it to shut out their opponents. Tho delegates, alternates and electors chosen wore: Delegates to national convention At larger C. W. Fulton, of Clatson: Georgo H. Williams, of Multnomah: A. N. Gilbert, of Marion; C. G. Huntley, of Clackamas. First congressional district Ralph E. Williams, of Polk; C. A. Sehlbrede. of Coos. Second congressional district Dr. H. W. Coe, of Multnomah; Asa B. Thomp- - i tt i'ii sun, ui umamia. Alternates At large J. H. Brown, of Portland; W. A. Williams, of Forest Grove; A! L. Tetu. of Portland; H. C. Kinney, of Grants Pass. First district Frank Ira White, of T.lll. T. TV I . j 1 1 lYiuuiuiu xuiia, j. u. vjusick, oi Al bany. Second district J. Ji. Gault, of Burns; J. W. Kelly, of Portland. Presidential electors R. K. Butler, of Gilliam; A. C. Mars ters, of Douglas; J. D. Lee, of Multno ham; Frank J. Miller, of Linn. FEAR A PLOT. OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST TORNADOES IN NEBRASKA. FRUIT PROSPECTS GOOD. COLONY IS ASSURED. Dostroy Four Towns and Kill at Lonst Fourteen Pooplo. Omahn, Nob., Mny 13. Twolvo por sons aro kiurwn to havo boon killod and a scoro Injured by a tornivlo which swept ovor tho nortliorn pnrt of Snrpy county nt 5 o'clock ycBtorday nf tor- noon. Tho storm, which galnod In vp locity on Its way south, stnrtd In Omaha about 4:30. At Bollovuo tho collogo buildings Umpqua Valloy Fruit Men in Good Settlers Arriving to Found Now Con Spirits. er of Fruit Culture Roscburg Tho report of President Wolf Crook Wolf Crook colony Is II. N. Cobb, of tho Douglas Countv now a settled fact. Development work Fruit Growers' association, shows tho goes steadily on. Tho froighthouso has f0 jnmnKOli t0 tho oxtont of prob fruit crop in tho Umpqua valley will shown a congested condition for flomo , . nn.O0O. and sovoral persons woro bo very good this year. Tho straw tinio, several Knstorn families bringing inj,,,. nono fatally Tho storm thon berry crop is good, and tho berries aro considerable of thoir bolongings with ,nov0(1 ou Louisvillo, Litchfield and coming in pretty fast now. Tho poach them, and on their groat Hatistactipn gprjnfl0,i whoro tho principal dam crop is fair, and tho last frost was n liousehold 'goods shipped from 1 oiinsyl- . . . u. occurrotv detriment in only a very few sections, vunin less than two weeks boforo thoy Tho pear crop is fair. Apples will bo started awaited their owners on arrival good. Tho prune crop will also bo hero. good, ns only a few of tho small sections For a week a surveying party has ot the county wero lato enough to bo lipnn ... work on tho outsido linos, run rJX'orSZ IB thr-URh government section ,or; ftMimit vim rtrnti ?. ,mn,ni ,..., no. Micmi nullum corrections (10 tnftt damaged to any noticcablo extent, and the work may bo of a satisfactory ciiar tho fruit growers aro greatly pleased ter. Several tracts have been staked to noto that this section, while it wn off in subdivision No. 1, and tracts Nos. i.r reported to have been damaged by the 2 and 3 com prising 78 acre , woro pur- ft; "nlI thohon)9!( kille(1 late frost, will bo as good or oven bet- chased ast evening by a ; Jong n nn numbor q hnim mA torc tho market with nil kinds of hnrrlin nml ground for three Wi cherries. Many largo shipments of bor- survey. qu.r. r u. -k p t Crf)ok (la,nnKinK novern, of the rno win t,o ,.m.i tr Tnr,.i n, iit., from all parts of tho country, ana uio ' r , ' ,, ..uu ..... uj .....uu ui .ititiu iiiu la.iui .i.i .1 II Ull ... I.... ovor, a numbor of buildings wero en Tho storm was tho moat sovoro that ovor struck Knstorn Nobrnskn. The damage to tho collogo buildings at Bollovuo was heavy. Tho tower was blown from Pnrk Hall, and tho building wrecked. Lowry Hall and Rankin Hall woro unroofed. Tho panic stricken stu tho baHomont nnd in this fatalities woro probnbly ho colleiro stables woro I thn hnmus killed. A late frost, will bo as good or oven bet- cnascu ast evening uy a ,uu..B .. .. buildings and stores in tor than last year, and will bo first in om Chicago, who im " tho vmil0 woro blown down tho market with all kinds of berries and grounu ior tiirco weoi, Movinir south, tho tornado struck oiirvni inniiiripn nrn iiniiiLr rucuivim " . ' . . ... irom an I " o u.u - ,,nrrnrk ..LHntrs. but nobodv was in L)a.rA w?ek-, ."?" r "T""""" . C " n7 o h.r juI. In th. town of Fort Cook, how- UIUULH 1111k II 111 1 ('.111 V 1 II ' I' 1 1 1 1 1 1L 1 1 1 1111 " - - . . . ""- - ..i ovur. now on. of tho Umpqua divide, introducing the I travolor southwara on tno scenic oouin- n ajj w l. r- . ern Pacific to tho famous Roguo River Three Towns Are Wrecked. Brownsville Adds Veh.cle Facto.y. ! Vncv in formation, Boil and climate Springfield, Neb., May 13A tor- Brownsvillo Brownsville has a now i,ia in,nmlv sloninir vnllov is much ........ u.i manufacturing enterprise. W. J. Moore, , the first 'vallev north of tho Sis- n"t lnl , ,, a hardware dealer of tho north side, has kivou divide, in which is situated, on tho towns of Louisvillo, Bellovuo and put in a wagon and vehicle plant. Ho TZu mil ni1 wliiri an n hounds hero nlso. Richfiold and killod soveral persons and will mako a specialty of wagons and til0 A. D. Holms Newtown applo or- In jtiretl large numbers, wheelbarrows. Sevoral men and boys chard, which, without a single failure, Th h.vie.t ,0... uto Bn,i i. will bo employed. Tho plant will bo hn9 yielded its owner net annual aver-' . T ncavlMt losses of lire an, tn running in a short time. It will bo a nco profits of $791 per aero for tho jurcd are reported from Louisville, a redit to tho city. Brownsvillo has Tmst seven voars. iunction point of tho Missouri Pneine many manufactories, but tho citizons Kccent showers havo wonderfully .,! Burlincton railroads, in Cass coun- aro after more. It is doubtful if anv aHmnlntnil irrowim erons. and a consid- ... , , - . . n n i , f . t . x IIU iiuuiwvi ... 'i " ... ' I ther citj in tho stato of liko size can ..ruhln acreapo of corn is now being ,i v,nv honn anriirnl Imt boast of as many automobiles as aro nl.mted. i u i. .i,i i.i.m in nml nn rn Inlnrnl. OWned horO. ,nn,.'.nrini.ilv nn.l mntn fnlllll. Klamath Canal Holds Water. Tho town 0f l)0lovuo is declared Teacher to Visit Europe. Klamath VallsKlamath county land practically wiped out, but it is not Salem Miss Ida M. Case, instructor holders will pav but $1.50 an ticro for known thnt thoro aro any fatalities, grammar, literature, Knglish and water airain this vcar. It is expected linllnvuo is the seat of the Presbvterian rhetoric at tho Ashland normal, has that 10,000 acres will bo signed under college been selected by tho executive com- tho temporary arrangement, and if Tho storm destroyed pnrt of tho vil mitteo of tho board of normal school more is signed' tho rate will ho reduced, Intro of Itiehfiold. whoro Klmor Lender regents to tako part this year in the as it is intondetl to charue only fnr W!1u killo.l and his father was br.dlv in- annual tour for teachers conducted by maintenance and operation. Next year iured. Ed. Pallor, a farmer near Rich- iiiu ii.n.uiiii. wvic ivtiurutiuii. r.imu tno reiTl lar rates W nrev ll . filler f n i wn fntn v ininroil. 1L. i- , . f-nr i I . . . 1 J u.ir inu leiiuruiiuu sunns auu tuaciiors is now liowing in tho main canal, ami ureat iintain ana irclanii tor tho out vorv little troublo has been expert purpose of observing methods in those eneed with the breaking of banks. They countries. Tho school boards recom- have settled during tho past season, and mend the teachers, and tho list is made tho squirrels havo done but slight dam- p from thoso recommended. Government Orders Strangers Kept Out of Engine Rooms. San Francisco, Mav 15 A special order has been issued by Admiral Thomas directed to the fleet captains directing them to take every precaution Commission Remedies Extortion. Salem. Acknowledgments of ma- to prevent any strangers from gaining terinl assistance rendered by the state Chautauqua Preparations. Oregon City The work of grading and putting the ground in good condition age. Corvallis Cannery Completed. Corvallis Tho Corvallis cannery is complete, and has been accepted by the cannery company. It is a thoroughly business houses wero wrocked nnd Louisvillo Is Blown Away. Lincoln, Nob., Mny 13 It is diffi cult to got any definito news from Louisville. Reports nro to tho effort that tho town is blown nwny nnd tho people aro in a panic. Tho Burlington station was torn to pieces, most of tho 30 GOVERNORS UNii Plan Pirmancnt.orjiani,... 1 1 -.1.1 n . - xiiu "ui(j Regular Meetings, MAY AfXnum ion ,,.. IIUUU Ml I l.lll Ml I I m nca Exi :Pette( Ug. at Chautauqua park, at Gladstone, is up-to-dato plant, well equipped, anil residences destroyed. Tho Missouri Pa- going on, nnd will bo pushed to com plction. Secretary Cross has expected to complete the main program this week, but owing to business during the late session of the circuit court, nnd other unavoidable circumstances, was prevented from doing so. Tho cific station is standing, but both tho telegraph and telophono wires nre down ready for business. L. W. Gill, of Wis consin, a man of ten years' experience. has been engaged as "processor," and! There wero four distinct torn ail o is already on hand. W. K. Taylor, man- clouds as scon nt Springfield, and thoy ager of tho plant, reports that he has a mado thoir apponranco shortly boforo 5 sullicient quantity of tomatoes con- clock. tracted for tho season's run. and all Heavy damage wns done in the coun- program, however, will be ready for together the prospect is bright for i try, and it is feared thoro was somo the press the latter part of next week. r"9sful season for .the now enter-1 loss of life. ismpnicncs recoivou at iineoin say prise. Improving Walnut Trees. McMinnvillc Georgo C. Payne, tho walnut expert from California, has been in this vicinity for the past several access to the encine or firerooms of railroad commission are coming to Sec fhpir hina. rctarv Gcorfro Goodall dailv. The most The issuance of the order has caused recent instance is that of the Blue .days, doing grafting work in tho wnl- a great deal of comment among the of-! Mountain Fruit & Produce company, of j nut grove, an,i nionR the streets and fleers of the fleet, as a general order is Cove, overcharged $33 by the O. R. & on t10 jawns. or wherever ttwtrn nr.. already in force prohibiting strangers an'' 255 hY the Atchison, Topeka & wanut trees that do not neem tn be up from visiting the engine rooms. Santa Fe railroad, both of which over- j t0 traditional retirements. He has ii.iiu iuu ku v""vui is tit possession ., ...u ......w.. .v ..... inHoj-ieu j'.ngusu walnut scions on a large number of eastern and California black walnut trees that were formerly planted for ornament and shade. thoro wero severo storms along tho Mis souri river further Bouth at Nemaha City and Falls City. IMPROVEMENT BONDS VOTED. of information directly connected with through the offices of the Oregon state the issuance of the order is the general railroad commission neiief of the omcers. A feature of the fleet's visit to this port which has passed without notice until the present order was issued is the fact that not a single Japanese has been aboard one of the ships since the arrival oi the fleet here. Taken in connection with today's or der, the sentiment is openly expressed by a number of the oflicera that the Railroad Doings at Dorris. Klamath Falls The depot on th California Northeastern railroad Dorris is now in course of construction Newcomers aro arriving in Dorris at th rate of 30 and 40 a day, and it is a com mon occurrence for many to bo unabl to find accommodations at night. J large force is at work just over the hill 1 -r ? .i a! Tako Children From Leprous Parents Honolulu, Mny 14. Thirty-one boys and four girls, non-leprous children of leprous parents, have been brought bore from the lopcr island, Molokni, to bo fiormanontly bouacd away from the opor settlements. Tho children rango in ago from 2 to 15 years, nnd several of thorn wero old enough to appreciate their situation. Dcspito their dreadful homo surroundings, tho unfortunate youngsters woro griof-stricken by tho sopnrntion from thoir parqntB. Chinese Students Uphold Japs. Tokio, May 14. Chinese students in Tokio nro protesting against the anti .Tapanoso boycott being maintained in China. Twelve hundred of them havo jolnod tho movomont, and are daily holding meetings to voico their feelings. Throe hundred students who uphold tho LnnwfL o i? 'nCS? C0,0ni)r' 'from Dorris, and every indication points knowing that the government was in . .. '... . .i ' ,, possession of information leading to tho t-u 1 uciiux Li.i. at. uLLc.jijJi, mifiiii, uu mnuv to injure some of the ships, advised their countrymen to keep away from the ships. No information concerning the issu ance of tho order except that it is a natural precautionary measure is given out from the flagihip. Death List Grows. Atlanta, Ga., May 15 Meager re ports coming in slowly indicate that perhaps more than 100 persons are dead today in various parts of Louisiana, and that considerable property was ruined as the result of tho tornado that swept that state late Wednesday after noon. It is feared that in Gilliam, Louis iana, alone, 100 inhabitants were killed. Excursion to See Fleet. Salem. An effort is being made by tho Salem board of trade to have an ex cursion train run from Haiem to Pscw port at the time tho Atlantic fleet will pass laquina bay on its northern trip Tho train will al30 carry all who wish to go to the coast to see the fleet from the valley towns along tho Southern Pacific and Corvallis & Eastern rail roads. It is expected that arrangements will bo completed for the excursion within tho next ten days. Will Clear Stump Land. Astoria. Dr. L. F. Hawler, tho ex pert of the forest servico of tho United States, has arrived hero with a plan TTnPnnlrmArl rrmrtB un onv rhnf Hm w,,uru'V '""' "l .l",D loss of life in Oil City and Bollinger ; n y " ir m s may also bo heavy, though the storm was not bo severe in these two towns as it was in Gilliam. Volcano Scares People, nilo, Hawaii, May 15. Not for many years haa there been such a wonderful activity in tho pit of Halemaumau as has developed during tho last ten days, I tural purposes. He will bo in this vi cinity all summer, ur. Jiawioy pro poses tho calling of a convention of owners of all stump lands throughout tho Northwest, which tho members of legislatures shall bo invited to attend. Asparagus at Klamath. Klamath Falls T. D. Carroll, of tho Honlv ranch, has brought in the first There has been firo in tho pit over since asparagus of the season raised in Klam- n i i -r Mill XlUUlllY IJlin nuvtiwu ;i unutun r- tho overflow a year ago last January, " fineflt t . M, but tho firo was fluctuating and uncor- Carroll has boon demonstrating what tain. It would blaze brilliantly for a can bo done hero, Sovoral f armors aro nlantinc celery this year on quite nn oxlonflivo ficalo, as no goctlon on tbo niuJ - - niMw Miim tmuf iwriuiwi - tho nit has been crradua v fi line un. .cousi can nvm iviam,n m..jr, a - n- il . San Francisco to Spend Millions for Greater City. San FranciBco, May 13 Citir.ens generally aro enthusiastic over tho re sult of tho bond election. Tho voto wns 10 to 1 for tho bonds. Tho first step to bo taken by tho supervisors will bo to estimate tho cost of tho imnrnvn. Rains Help Growth. I monts mndn nomuhln bv tlm unln nf ... Brownsville Warm rains havo fallen .. . . t. n this vinmirv fnr rnivnml ilnvn 'Plm., J havo been a boon to farmers, 'as tho oxPondcd. Possibly by tho tniddlo of earth was getting dry. This section 1 August work will begin on tho projects will produce good crops now without which aro to mako San Francisco a ' - ll, t ... . ! 1 1 1 LiM. , . . 1, anv intwo ram, aiinougn more will no I ""Kur uonuiiiui ciiy man wclcomo a month later. Strawberries i over. Result of First Conforo . . noncn nar An t- Preservation of ReIOUrer WnHhinglon, May in vi. . foroncos of tho governs. ' o tho American Union enJcd Llk0 many f l10 Important .. I'lHtory, tl.no Is lo loveM " f which tho president and m r!' liovo has boon made. Th0 u ""'lurcncc. iu . boon in Hossion t thll Whu M uuyn, cannot li0 Bct " iithematical iirm.l.inK m. . v"k luedlato rcHiiltn urn tt.,.A it ",u,u man l0rJ,i. thn oxnreNH inn nf l....ti. . r'a who brought it about, ind of n, Tho printed record of the which will lator ho nvnii.i.,. . Amorlcnn homo, will he a tJO? Ul 1,,c" ""i'ng m tlelr millu convincing in their unlvcml ..... slon, thnt tho states and theaitloii co-oporaio to tho end thnt to the rvur' " nation may nceroi U lasting bonoflts of Its natural tJZ Ilesldes tho compilation of faeUk.u. 1 it... - I A,.ulln unu uiu irociy cxprcwtHl opiiic, of tho governors, tho ponfr... i.. Its permanent record-' a thuutvi wnrdu nf ilnnlnrn !.... II ... laration of independence," but 1 1 laration of cooperation," 1'erhaps grenter in important! n. all olso was tho determinatlos of tt, governors of tho states to pcrfcetipw iiianent orgunlzatioii, whereby a t( toforo unknown intimacy may le deel. oped among tho executivca of the sovereign states ninilo strong by t to mon purpose ami mado potent by pr noiincements which may not light); U Of tho last day the storr ii tu tt many features. Tjie net iiroeramae iu Hwept nside. Tho president piMiW throughout. Ho interjected rssirli and speeches. Hit brought to th ph'.. lorm im-n wno mane plain me preni! ing feeling that thoughtful tut ttrt bo exercised for the future. The pre pared papers wero not preitaM, bet they will bo printed in the permmit record. Their place was flnttilejbr tho "declaration," which wan adpW nf ter discussion which brought to L'eht no serious objection to its affirmititL Then William .1. Urynn wai priwttij by tho president. He touched theust chords which had produced the rib' tlon of harmony nnd eo-operatioL k governors' discussion brongbt buj state executives to the platform, bet the product was altogether that of l mony, nnd tho Hentiment eiprewl wero niiplaudctl alike by all. PRESIDENT UPHELD BY COURT aro getting ripe, and roses aro blooming, PORTLAND MARKETS. Apples Select, $2.r0 per box; fancy, $2; choice, $1.50; ordinary, .$1.25. PotatoesSelect, 70c por hundred: Willamette "Valley. 45c per hundred; East Multnomah, 55e; Clackamas. 55c per hundred; sweet, S'-c per pound. Fruits Strawberries, Oregon. $3fo) 3.50 per crato. vegetables Turnips, $1 nor sack: carrots, $1.50(ai.75; beets, .$1.25; par- 15; cabbage, $2 per cwt. Meet Next at Portland. Fine Float from Klamath. Boston. Mav 15 Ilavinir adonted Klamath Falls. Monoy has been ap- several important resolutions, electing propriatcd by tho Klamath chamber of ofllcers and voting to hold tho next an- Commorco for tho $000 flont that will nual convention at Portland. Or., tho ronresont Klamath county nt tho Hoso Ohinesn povornmont in this mattor aro eleventh annual convention of tho Na- Festival in Juno, nnd n float is prom- trying to break up the mooting by mak- tional Retail Grocors' Association ad- isod thnt will bo the equal of any In lng noisy demonstrations, jjournod tonight. tho parade. niiiwoi beans, wax, J2V.(u).1V.c per nound: head lottuco, 35c per dozen; celery", 85c ffJ$l por dozen; artichokes. 50c nor dozen; asparagus, 7(?28c por pound; egg piant, z.irawue per pound: pars ov 25e nor dozen: nnns. Piffffip nnr nnn,i! peppers, 20c por pound; radishes, 15c per nozen; rnuoari), M.ic per pound spinnch, 85c per crato. Wheat; Club, 80c por bushel; rod Kiissian, eu'jc; uiucstom, 01c; val ov, OKC. Barley Feed, $24.50 nor ton: rolled fzrtyuzH; nrowing, uihh is o. l wniio, szf.bWfO'M nor i A.nrr ion; gruy, 5bi. Hay Timothy. .Willamette Vnllov $17 per ton; Willamotto Valloy, ordi- nary, is jo; eastern uregon, $17.50; mixed, ibiij; clover, $14; nifalfa. $12 alfnlfa meal, $20. Huttor Extrns, 24e, por pound: fancv. nn 1 f nn - i . . ' - ' z.io; cnoico, sue; store, ma, Kggs JHV'd por dozen, Poultry Mixed chickens, 13(77)Hc por pound; fancy lions, UVj(n)1t)e; roosters, oi(i. ue; rryors, uozon, ibi; uroiiors, doz., $4.505; dressed poultry, por lb., lc Higher; iiucks, jijwmjyc; gecso, HfrflOc; turkeys, nllvo, 1718c; drossod, 10 20c. Hops 1007, prlmo and choieo, 4(i) Qa por pound; olds, 1Vjq por pound. Wool Eastern Oregon, average best. 1177)1 5c nor nound. according to Hlirlnk. ago; valloy, 10(Wjp.. Mohair Uhoico, 1818'!C por lb. For an auxiliary firo system and lands necessary for it, bonds nmounting to $o,zuu,uuu wero npproved. For a city sower systom, $4,000,000 For school buildings and lands for nmplo sites, $5,000,000. For public hospitals and necessary lands, $2,000,000. ror a now city hall and county jail, $i.uuu,uuu, For a suitable garbago system and crematory, $1,000,000. Few Sailors Desert. San Francisco, May 13 Tho numer ous dosortions from tho Atlantic fleet, which it wns prophesiod would follow tho arrival of tfio floot at this port, havo failed to materialize Less than 100 nbsontccs aro reported today, and a number of theso aro men of long sorvlco who havo overstayed thoir shoro loavo but aro expected to roport boforo the fleet sails for tho north. Very fow of tho young bluojackots who aro on thoir first cruiso and woro expected to desort aro roportod absent. Tho morale of tho fleet 1b oxcollont. Robbers Secure $15,000. Soattlo, Wash., May 12E. J. Por rino, Groat Nortliorn express mcssongor on tho train which loft Soattlo nt 8:10 tins morning for Vancouver. 11. n.. n. i . ii.. ... . ... . ' ' mmiun ovor mo nono Willi his own gun and tied hnnd and foot bv turn rnnn who entered tho train just as it wns loaving neattio, nnd who, nftor ovor poworlng tho oxnross mossonier. Inntmi tho strong box of n sum of monoy csti mated nt from $1,000 to $10,000. Tho robbers escaped. Porrino is In nrl. ous condition. Tillman Fears Paralysis. Washington. Mav 13 Thmninnn,! with paralysis, Sonntor Till man In In n saniturluin horo, declining to boo vis itors. On Saturday ho will snil for En. ropo. nccompanlod bv his wlfn. rnf..n. ing in Novombor, Negro Dismissed at Brownsville Lom Suit to Recover Pav. New York, May 10, The right of President Hoosevelt summarily to ill- inisH a negro soldier of tho Twenty ft nfantry for alleged participation iatl riot at Hrownsvlllo, Tex., wa mtil today by Judge Hough, in tho VtM States diitrict court. Otcar w. Beii, thn unlilinr. hiii the eovernment to f- cover $122 as wages from tho dite of his tliNtiiiNHiil to tho expiration of Vt enlistment. District Attorney StiiMOi contended thnt tho president M rifht to dismiss the soldier. Ja Hough sustained this contention i directed a judgment in fnw tw government. , . .Iiitlgo Hough in his tlcciiion, Ml that tho president wan entirely"1 his right in dismissing tho oldi tho Twentvflfth regiment, inamoci the enllKtment papers nnd oatn p vide that a soldier shall nerve "for period of three years uhIphh unoaer charged by projtor authority. Atrocities In Congo Free State. London. Mnv lrt. llev. J. H. W"' a rniHHionnry who has just returned froa tho Congo Frco Stato, declare atrocities being practiced tnore vj " Belgian soldiers nro Increnslng, W t ivIii.Im i,n T.n.t in vonrs no fewer tnJ 3 000 000 humnn beings had locn'" rificed. Ho hnd soon men ""t -hippopotamus hldo whii'H nn ' "J( were iiisonsiblo. Soldiers . King Leopold's ni'onts rained y" and killed and ato tho na mjj ' KiifToriiigs of tho women nnd gif" absolutely Indoscrlbablor Sovon Killed In Wreck. Muskogee, Okln., Mny JJ-J 'desth seven passongors wero bnrnca i j this afternoon nnd sovoral when tho "Knty" Av" " wU Hour!, Kansas & Toxns . wrecked a mllo oast of thin. Tl, cording to word just reref J report says tho passenger M W a ' w a freight train, and that immediately cnught fire. W I gerH who nro roportod 'l311'1,!.!. nd dently caught under tho down ronstod nlivo Troops May Fig't Loeul. Tunis, May lO-Troops moy out to oxtormlnato mil How J i w, H.nf Imvn Invndod tllO lllstrlCP M . j Tnts i tin finj i t..i.Ih on an unprccVu Hcalo. Tho nuthoritioa Jmv elttj ii... it.i . i.x means e t mat mis in tun uv rid of tho insocttf.