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Lincoln County Leader.!
J. P. ITIWtKT, Publisher.
Bands of Apaches Leave Their
Reservation in Arizona.
NEW AND RICH PLACER MINES.
High Water on the Gila River Cause
a Large Section of a Dam
to Give Way.
Counterfeit dimes, composed of anti
mony and tin, are in circulation in Lane
Mrs. McW'hirter ha begun suit at
Fresno for $30,000 insurance on her hus
Tho Astoria canners fixed the price at
$1 u salmon, and the Fishermen's Union
demands $ 1.15.
Tliu American Historical Society has
instituted two litsd suits at Portland
against the Orcgonian.
All the men churned with crime in
ronni'ction with the lalior troubles .11 the
Cour d'Alene are now at liberty.
There in talk of reducing the miners'
pay at Nanaimo, It. ('. The union is
very strong there, and a strike iit not at
, ' I I I..
kit i.lli'i UlJillJlli
Bauds of Apaches are away from their
reservation in Arizona. So far the In
iliiuiH are charged only with frightening
people utid being very Fancy.
(iovernor Murphy of Arizona Iiiih vo
tocd llio hill panHed hv the Legislature
extending the timi! of citizenship from
nix montliH to twelve montliH.
The whisky smuggling on the went
roast of British Columbia is not ax ex
tensive an reported. The hulk of it is
from Victoria, not the United Slates.
Reports have been received at I'luenix,
A. T., of new ami rich placer diggings in
(he southwestern part of Maricopa
county, about thirty milcH north of Agua
Hilperintendcnt Hussey of the British
Coluuihia police at YictoriuhiiK decided
to go north in connection with the In
dian excitement over the alleged forrow
The International Nickel Company,
which owned the great nickel mine at
Kiddles, Or., Iiiim wild a two-thirds in
tercut in the proierty to an English syn
ilicate for $000,01(0.
The Ilciiiiiri.u milieu in the 1 unpin
Ilalas, Yuma county, A. T., cleaned up
$150,000 as the reHiilt of the lust month's
run. ThiH iH the largest chunk of gold
ever run into one bar.
During high water on the (iila river a
few dayH ago a large Hcction of the diiin
of the (iila lleud Initiation ('onipuiiv'H
canal, sixty miles southwest of 1'lncuix,
wan washed away. The ilauuigii U
slated to he not less than $100,000,
Oregon Iiiim live live ex-Governors, and
all are lVmocrats but one Hon, Z. K.
MikhIv of Salem. The lleuiocratH are
II011.L. 1'. Groverof Cortland, Ibm. W,
W. Thayer of Portland, Hon. John
Whiteaker of Kugeno ami Hon. 8. F,
I'haduick of Salem.
In the suit of John Poo against tho
Waterloo Mining Company, tried in the
Ls Angeles United States District
t'ourt, involving the title to disputed
ground in the mining claims at Calico,
Judge Ross rendered a verdict for tho
plaint ill'. Several suits are practically
nettled by this decision.
The Grand Jury at Portland, Or., hat
indicted M. Ko'shland of the til 111 of
Koslihind Brothers, wool dealein, wh.)
failed a few week ago. Ho ia chanted
with fraudulently obtaining aUmt $12.1,
(HHl by nieaiiH of false cert illcaleii which
he issued to the Hank of British Coluiu
bia on wool in bin warehouse.
The Plain murder case at San Jose is
again before the people in the shape of
hints at evidence being found, an I that
sensational urtvst will shortly follow.
The theory of suicide has never lieen
popular, the uppcariyico of the clothing
and the shoes tending to allow that the
ihmiv I ma la-en drugged to where it was
found. 1 lie iiiuiiler was committed last
The Arizona l egislature has passed 1
bill which provides that upon the peti
lion of the parents of tiflv tiunils in in
rirMirated cities ami towns a teacher
must he employed to teach Spanish. The
strongest opposition was from the siv-
nuns wnere .Mexicans predominate. The
ground of the opHsition was that the
result would certainly U the exclusion
01 r.ugiisu 111 many scnools.
The great project of irrigating the Mo
jave de-ert by means of a mammoth
dam to U- built at Victor Narrows, on
the line of the Southern California rail
road, appear to lie an assured fact.
I V mucins for the formation of a com
pany have li-cu completed and signed,
The capitalists in.civ-tcd are Eastern
men from I 'ninth and elsewhere. The
rx iiililure involved isabout $l.rnO,tHHl.
"There's uiorvi whisky on the west
coast than in Victoria," remarked Krunk
Adams, w ho has jit-t returned to Vic
toria, It. ('., from that section. "The
Indians are all drunk, an. I the sealers
have a hard time in getting a crew.
Whisky is being smuggled in hv tho
wholesale, and the red men are having a
high old time. The whisky in coming
from tho American side, 1 "never saw so
much drunkenness 011 that coast. There
does not seem to Ik anv government
control there at all."
The Chinese Six Companies at San
Francisco have issued a pew circular of
ficially and ovonlv advising the Chinese
to refuse compliance with. tlieGearv law.
A translation of the circular is in part a
follows: "This registration law is not
right. All authorities wo have cousulieil
agree to this. We have employed the
attorney to go to Washington' at the
Supreme Court to light this iinjut law.
Wait until MavMieiore you lo anvthing.
Wall and we will help' you. The Chi
nese Minister has gone to the head men
of the government to get divisions, and
we hope to get ihein soon, in order that
our eople may imt lie arrcted and sen:
to jail. Wo ought to do w hat i rich
and not pay monev (or registration, an
Uiu luae our rp.vubility."
Question of Sheathing Our Naval
Vessels Receiving Attention
From the Secretary.
Secretary Morton of the Department
of Agriculture has devised a plan to teat
the fitness of applicants for positions
not governed by the civil-service rules.
Each applicant on filing his application
will be required to answer a set of 'mix
tions as to moral and physical qualifica
tions and on the work which he will be
required to perforin. He hopes by this
means to secure a high standard in the
A Republican Senator, who stands
high in the party councils, gays the pro
posed Senatorial investigations of a pri
vate character and the reorganization
schemes will come to nothing this ses
sion. They cannot be considered while
the contested seats are under considera
tion, and when that subject it) disposed
of the Senate will probably adjourn, as
the (iiiorum would otherwise disapicar
within two days after the President no
tified the Senate he has no further busi
ness to present to it.
Secretary Carlisle is having prepared
a list of the employes of the Treasury
J Department, with the salaries thev re
1 ceive, and will have it arranged by
1 States. The list has been prepared al
ready to such an extent as to show a
' great disproportion among the States,
some having many more clerks than their
! pro,-"r quota and others less. The Sec-
retary, it is understood, intends hv every
means in bis Kjwer to reduce the Dis
trict of Columbia's list of employes so
I that the States may receive their proper
quota of appointments.
I Assistant Secretary Bussey has re;.
i dered an important decision in the mut
, terof the claim of Joseph P. Smith for
an Increase of pension on the ground of
new disabilities, in which he overrules
tne action 01 Hie Commissioner 01 Ten
sions in allowing an attorney fee of $ 10.
The claim for increase was made under
the act 0 June 27, 1890, and the Assist
ant Secretary holds that all such claims
should bo treated as strictly increase
claims whether new disabilities are
claimed or not, for which a fee of only
$2 can be allowed. It ia said that prob
ably 200,000 claims will be allected by
The Senate Committee on Foreign Re
lations held a meeting the other morn
ing. It is understood that, while favor
able to making public tho text of tho
Russian treat v, it was unable to agree
Umi a favoralile report by reason of dis
agreements relative to the correspond
ence accompanying the convention. A
well-known Senator, who is tho cham
pion of general humanitarian legisla
tion, states that, when published, the
treaty will lie found neither more nor
ess objectionable than several other
treaties which have been in operation
for some years. Tho criticisms, he says,
are due to a conception of the edict of
tho instrument usn tho garbled ex
tracts of a surreptitious publication of
the treaty first sent to the Senate
Secretaries Grcshain and Carlisle while
hsiking into the expenditures of the
Hehiing Sea Commission reached soiuo
allowances which were extravagant and
should be discontinued. It appears that
everylHidy connected with the commis
sion, from the stenographer down, have
been given very liberal allowances, which
the oindats of this administration in
clude under the head of " useless extrav
agance' There are, it is said, eight or
ten olllcials connected with the commis
sion who are receiving more than double
pay by drawing $0 to ft per day in ad
dition to regular salaries, which range
from $1, 5(H) to f.'!,5(H) per annum. Ru
mors of these exposures have made
quite a stir in the department, and some
interesting developments are expected.
Assistant Secretary Spaulding has
written the following letter to Collectors
on the Pacitlc Coast: "The department
is informed that the practice obtains
among Cliiuese lalxirers in this country
of entrusting money to merchants, which
is treated as a part'of the capital in the
business. Chinese laborers who have
made such a disposition of their savings,
although not actually engaged in busi
ness, have claimed to lie merchants, and
say tin y are thereby entitled to leave the
country and return'at pleasure. The de
partment desires you to closely scrutin
ize the certillcates which may ls pre
sented at your port by returning Chinese
and to require evidence of the standing
of the holders as bomi-lldo merchants,
actively engaged in business. In no case
should Chinese be permitted to enter as
merchants unless their right to the priv
ilege is clearly established, and where it
appears the practice herein referred to is
attempted the certillcates presented
should bo ignored, the holders arrested
and the facts reported to the depart
ment." The imestion of sheathing our naval
vessels isime to which Secretary Herbert,
it is said, proKsos to give s.mie earnest
consideration. Naval Constructor Hicli
born has prepared some important data
on the subject. Ho shows that the At
lanta on her trial trip with a clean bot
tom attained a speed of 15.S knots
an hour with a S,3lii-horse power,
w hile the lloston, her exact duplicate,
with a comparatively foul bottom made
but 13.8 knot on' S.IilHl-horse tHiwer
Constructor Hichlmrn holds that the im
portance of the preservation of the bot
tom of steel vessels from corrosion and
fouling can hardly be overestimated and
is continually emphasized by the reports
of loss of sxVd and increased coal con
sumption received from our new un
sheathed steel vessels now in commis
sion. I'nless our cruisers are to be con-
lined to cruises of short duration in the
neighborhood of our own porta, it would
apH'ar that they are deficient in the
most itnortaut quality the ability to
maintain high speed at sea (or long pe
riods. The additional exM'iisc incurred
in putting on the sheathing of wood and
copHr is in reality a great saving dur
ing the lifetime of a ship, as it obviates
the necessity of frequent docking and
tho largely increased coal bills when the
the metal lottom is foul. For a vessel
like the Chicago the vost would bo K
twovn fclOil and bK for dis king alone.
To this sum must bo added aUmt $1,000
(or scraping and painting. In lireat
Uritain competition has brought the
charges for private docks down to a min
imum, but the dock in India, China,
Australia and on the Pacitlc Coast are
very expensive. Captain Hichborn rec
ommend that all cruising ws.el in
tended f.ir general service in foreign w a
tors I xhcalhod if aKve l.0t0 tons dis
placement, and that vessel of less than
l.tV tons displacement iivtondol for gen
eral service as cruising gmbmits, etc., le
of a composite const ruclioii. with sticl
framing wood outside, Unking and cop
par aUsUuug. t
Discouraging Statistics From
the Bureau of Statistics.
THE MARRIAGE OF COUSINS.
BUI Providing for Election of Presi
dential Electors by Congres
Western wheat-crop prospects are not
Another epidemic of grip is threatened
in New York.
In 18!)2 the railroads in Pennsylvania
killed 1,439 persons.
A case of malignant typhus has ap
peared in Cincinnati.
The World's Fair has taken in $200,
000 in admissions already.
A syndicate is reported to have pur
chased the New York Times.
Nearly 400 applications for patents
were made last year by women.
The Treasury Department has plenty
of gold for all practical purposes.
Arkansas proposes to tax all sleeping
car, express and telephone companies.
The new iron-pipe combine in the
Southwest will have $20,000,000 capital.
Americans can now buy bait in New
foundland without taking out a license.
An artful New York Italian has made
about $H,OO0 by raising $1 bills to 45 bills.
A bank, exclusively for the colored
race, has been organized at Anniston,
Cattle in the Colorado country win
tered exceedingly well during the late
New York's Board of Electric Control
is still laboring to get the wires under
The Cherokee Strip will not be opened
to settlement in time for the planting of
The Atlanta Constitution is earnest in
declaring that Georgia is entitled to2,5u0
Two ex-Auditors of Illinois are being
sued for the recovery of interest on State
money placed in banks.
Thomas Helm of Austin, Tex., offers
J500 to any one who will secure his ap
pointment as Postmaster at that place.
( iovernor Northern of Georgia is tired
of politics, and has become enamored
with the life of a religious missionary.
The right of a saloon-keeper to eject
female crusaders from his premises is to
be tested in the Illinois Supreme Court.
The trial trip of the cruiser New York
has been every way successful. All
cruiser speed records have been sur
passed. A Chicago syndicate of capitalists is
contemplating the establishment of an
extensive piuking-houre plant in the
City of Mexico,
It is learned positively that a dispatch
has been received from' Oxford by the
Yalo Boat Club opening negotiations for
an international race.
The City Flectrician of Naahville,
Tenn., states that it would lie yen1 dan
gerous for women wearing crinoline to
cross the electric car tracks.
Rumors of a shortage have led the
Randolph County 'Mo.) Court to begin
an investigation of the books of County
Treasurer Matlock of that county.
For a long time hitherto New York
city Imnds have sold at a premium in all
the markets o( the world. Some new 3
per cents have been Belling at par.
A Washington special to the New York
Herald says that President Cleveland has
finally made up his mind to call an extra
session of Congress next Septeinlior.
The Union Club of New York has en
gaged Captain Charles Perry Smith, late
of the Palace Hotel, San Francisco, as
its Superintendent at a salary of $5,000
The Polmonioo Restaurant at New
York will have to move from its well
known stand in May. The Wormser
Brothers, bankerc, 'have bought the
A friend of the Pennsylvania Hospital,
Philadelphia, has presented the institu
tion with H50.000, with which to pay for
a new building for tho Out-patient' De
A bill providing for the election of
ITcsiiletitial r.lectors tiy Congressional
districts has passed the Nebraska House,
and is likely to pass the Senate and be
come a tuw.
The Uwer House of the Kentucky
Legislature has declared against the
marriage of cousins on the ground that
children ot sucli marriages are frequently
The United Brotherhood of Switchmen
held a secret meeting at Philadelphia.
No definite resolution was formed as to
a strike when business is crowded dur
ing the World's Fair.
There are on file in the fostoftlce De
partment more than 6.000 resignations
of Postmasters, These cases will lie
considered and disHed of lefore anv
cases of removals are taken up.
The admission fee to the World's Fair
grounds w ill shortly bo raised from 25
ceuts to 50 cents, to discourage visitors
nntd the work, which must now be
pushed night and day, is completed.
John J. Rhodes, General Manager of
the Minnesota Bureau of Coal Statistics,
lias lioen arrested on the charge o( com
mitting perjury in giving testimony le
f ore tho l.ogishitive Investigation Com
mittee. Statistic prepared by the Bureau of
Statistics for the year ending February
2S show a Imlance of trade against the
United State of $l!2.tHHt,000, against a
balance of 17l.000,eX,0 in favor of the
Unitetl States for the previous year.
The Florida orange crop this season
will probably be the largest ever known.
The trees are now in bloesoin, and are so
full of bloom that should only half of
them mature the trees would hot hold
the fruit without considerable propping
The discovery is reported lo have been
made that the peninsula of Michigan
west ot the Sault and Mackinac to the
Montreal and Menominee rivers and
from Ike Superior to Lake Michigan
and the straits has never been legally
ceded to Um United Staia).
Senator Frve will deliver the eulogy
on Blaine in' Boston, May S. No man
knew him better.
President Howe, of the American In
stitute of Mining Engineers, is a eon of
Mrs. Julia Ward" Howe.
Mr. Gladstone would be the favorite
boarder in an American private hotel.
He is fond of rice pudding and prunes.
Mrs. Lamont, wife of the popular Sec
retary, will remain in New ork until
the close of the school year liberates her
Susan B. Anthony has weathered the
gales of adverse criticism for forty years,
and still clings to the hope that she will
yet be permitted to vote.
Mrs. Langtry has made a success of
her display of "good clothes. She has a
$175,000 yacht in which to enjoy her sea
sickness and be fashionably miserable.
Verdi will have a gold mine in "Fal
statT." He has already received $32,
000 for the opera, and will have 40 per
cent of the performing and publishing
Buffalo Bill now stands at the head
and front of American citizenship. He
told President Cleveland that he was
not an omee-seeker and wanted abso
James J. Hill of St. Paul, the railroad
magnate, has a splendid collection of
French paintings bought on his own
judgment, lie talks as understanding
of art as of railroads.
William Ordway Partridge, the Boston
sculptor, gets $10,000 for his statute of
Shakespeare, and will receive $27,000 for
his equestrian statute of Garfield. He
is only 31 years of age.
The Empress of Austria has translated
"Lear," "Hamlet," and "The Tempest"
into modern Greek, in which language
she is wonderfully proficient, talking and
writing it like an educated Athenian.
Oliver Wendell Holmes is sensible
enough to be very particular about his
diet and means of living, and to take
care that no unwise indulgence on his
part shall benefit the doctors or shorten
There is a fortune in store for the au
thor who has a long list of good-selling
novels. Ouida has written altogether
twentv-seven novels. Ihev still eniov a
large sale and return large royalties to
If the Infanta Isabella of Spain comes
to this country, she will show the Chl
cagoans that a woman of fortv-two can
dance like a girl, hunt like a M. F. II.,
and drive a four-in-hand like the t reat
dent of a coaching club.
Among the latest of the prominent
actors to reply to Elbridge T. Gerry's
violent assault upon the women of the
stage is John Drew, who points to his
distinguished mother, who began her
professional career about 9 vears of age.
He holds that the children are better off
on the stage than in any other occupa'
tion that is open to them.
Taper barrels are a success.
The cigarette manufacture is decrcas'
Locomotives now have electric head
England is building a ship that will
Europe is reported to have 50,000
There are over 21,000 Western "Union
The kegs used for the exportation of
gum noiti ?'u,uuu.
The annual production of pepper av
erages 2:1,000 tons.
Electric lights are extinguished by a
Twenty-five cents a day is good wages
lor a laoorer in imna.
The New York Central has increased
Its capital to $100,000,000.
Birmingham, England, manufactures
lu,uoo,UOO ot puis weekly.
Twelve million fans are exported an
nually irom 1 imton, imna.
The highest price ever paid for silver
was t..'i an ounce, August 19, 1800.
Lots of land is changing hands now in
1 ranKiin county, Kan., at $40 an acre,
The sixty-four corn-canning factories
in jiaine put up i;,im,U2 cans last year,
Twenty-one thousand persons are em'
ployed making pins at Redditch, En'
During the last year the imports of
wooien gooiis amounted in value to $30,'
During 1S02 there were 1,708 strikes in
the State of New York, involving 25,7tH
More than five hundred street rail
roads are operated by electricity on this
The Bessemer iron miners of Michiran
admit the formation of a pool to limit
More cold has been obtained from
Spanish America than from anv other
part of the world.
A new wire enltp,t t)m ITiin.afi.m
Is covered with three coats of thread ani
two coats of celluloid.
From all sections of the Southern cot
ton belt come reports of a largely in.
creased cotton acreage.
There are quite a number of women in
New York w ho earn their living bv tak
ing in "baby boarders."
More than 600,000 lizard skins were
snipped to this country last year from
me .-iaie 01 lonosco, .Mexico.
The fish hatcherv at Selkirk. Carudn
which has a capacity of 15,OtHl,000 fry, is
con. j itic inint 111 v uiiaoa.
The silver output of Colorado was in-
creaseti last year by 3,tHHl,tXH) ouncts in
spite of the low price of the metal.
There is $12,000,000,000 of life insur
ance written in all parts of the wrl j,
and of thi nearly one-half is placet in
Many Americans are investing in the
cotlee lands of Mexico. The crop this
year will be very large, and is selling at
$27 per quintal.
A controlling interest in the Lake Su
perior mine, near Duluth, has been pur
chased bv the Wetmore-Morritt rvndi
cate for $250,000.
The largest order for type since the
Invention of printing was fci 75 0t)
pounds, given to a New York firfc by'the
Government Printing Office. J
It is estimated at WashingUv that we
sow M.iW.OiM bushels of whea 1 and eat
SOO.txo.OOO bushels. This app lxmiate
1,000,000 bushels a day for our sauta.
FOR STARTING EARLY PLANTS
A Good Deal of Care and Experi
ence Required to Regulate
a Hotbed Notes.
If one does not have a propagating
house, he need not on that account go
without early plants, for a box in the
house or an easily constructed hotbed
will answer the purpose very satisfacto
rily. Indeed many truck gardeners who
raise a considerable variety of early veg
etables never have anything more costly
than the simplest kind of hotbeds. The
early starting of plants in this way pre
supposes that it was thought of and pro
vided for before winter set in. It would
not be easy in most cases to obtain the
proper kind of soil or compost at this
season of the f year, and if no prepara
tion has been made, the plant must be
laid a?ide, unless some one else more
provident can supply the necessary soil.
A good, light, sandy loam the richer
ami lighter the better makes a good
enough soi1 Before using it should be
run throngi. 1 sieve, so as to remove all
stones, lumps and rubbish. A table
spoonful of superphosphate to each half
bushel of soil may be added to advant
age, and five or six quarts of peat moss
or sphagnum, such as nursery men use
for packing, thoroughly dried and sifted,
to thA half bushel of soil make an excel
lent material for starting seeds. If it is
thought too much labor to make hotbeds,
boxes about thirty inche9 long, twelve
inches wide and three inches deep, made
of half-inch stuff, may be used in the
house. These may be placed on a flower
stand or on the window sill, where they
should be so secure that they will not be
knocked off. Where a large number of
plants is not required, these boxes are
all that are necessary, and they are a
source of pleasure and instruction as
well as of mere utility, especially if there
are children in the family old enough to
observe and assist. A hotbed should, if
possible, be placed on the south side of
fence or building, where it will be pro
tected from the severe winds and at the
same time receive the full benefit of the
sun's rays. There are two ways of mak
ing it. One is to place fermei ting ma
nure on the surface of the ground, tak
ing care to build it up in an even, solid
mass, with the long and short manure
equally distributed, until it is from two
feet to thirty inches high. It should be
about two feet longer and wider than the
frame of the hotbed, as the center will
be hotter than the outside of the mass.
Another method is to dig a pit two feet
longer and wider than the frame, fill it
with the manure and tread it down
evenly and solidlv. A convenient size
for the sash is 3x6 feet. The frames
should be made of two-inch plank, the
back twelve and the front eight inches
wide, which allows sufficient slope to
carry off water from the sash. The sides
should, of course, be planed down to fit
the two ends, and the back and front
pieces beveled off, so that the sash will
tit closely at the ends and sides. A sin
gle brace across the middle of the frame,
the short way, is enough to make it firm
if two-inch lumber is used. The soil
may be put into the frame as soon as it
is in place. Six or eight inches of soil is
better than a shallower bed, as when
once heated through it will retain the
heat longer, and the plants will be less
likely to burn than if in closer contact
with the hot manure. Seeds should not
be sown for at least a week after the beds
begin to heat. Meantime the weeds and
grass will sprout, and mav be re
moved before the seed is put in. A good
deal of care and experience is required
to regulate a hotbed. It must be guarded
against both heat and cold and nvprlifiat.
ing the former by covering with boards
or mats at night, the latter bv proper
ventilation when the sun shines brightly.
But it will repay all the trouble it costs
11 successiuuy managed.
ITEMS Or INTEREST.
Try high feeding with old Brindln
There have been some remarkable
yields by very common cows.
A good horse can no more stand on
k.,1 f.... .1 1 1 .
u" '" i, man a goou nouse can stand on
Perhaps your old Brindle has never
uau a mil ration in tier lite. Sot that
she has not been experimented with to
find out how much she could eat.
If you have a cow that always excels
uie ouiers in yield Dreed her to a pure
bred llllirV Illlll n,l if ako Ka M
colf treat that calf better than you ever
vreaieu a can oelore.
Tn ft-eit i n i. raw n-n .,. . 1 1.
cautiously; not stuff her with all she
M n am I- U . I , . . . ,
""j orv ween, dui tram Her ap
petite and digestion bv gradually in
creasing the amount fed!
It is a difficult matter to doctor sick
animals. It is comparatively easy to
keep them well by giving good food,
pure water and clean quarters. These
matters should have attention.
Pound for pound chicken can b
grown cheaper than pork, and who will
say the boiled chicken is not more grate
ful and henlthv thnn !,A .nl, 1. - I
- ....... incriiii ioiii ana
corned beef everlastingly found on far-
There are mme vara .. . 1
. i i-pi'iuill goou
cows among the scrubs ; they transmit
their eond nnnliti.. a .i.n:- 1
n . . m-u eaives in
spite of the scrub bull by which they pre
r- I . tows snouiu oetestodbv
high feeding. '
Farmers dpairino tn .1... ..
-- ; ii'iuir ill,- uairv
qualities of their cows without decrcas'
ing size so much as the use of Jer-ey
bulls would should trv the Guenisevs
The bulls of this breed often exceed
2,000 pounds in weight.
Grain may be thrown into a litter of
clean straw or hay for the fowls to
scratch for it, but no food, hanl or soft
should be put where the ground or litter
is dirty. It is not wholesome for the
hens, and may prove detrimental to hu
man beings who may partake of theit
Ktnat ha. .Iv.. ...: -1 l ..
-. 1'uue.i nerseu on
being a great wheat State, but it is said
that tier Tvinltrv .. 1 .. .. 1 1 i
v. iit' 7- rlwl"o ior morf
than all her wheat. If, however, thing-
rT, V. " u ,U,1K" t present writing
all elf.MMnjk-tin.v V. - . . .
i X - e"-" urns io sav notinni
of other wpsds-wiil leave the State
FBODCCE, FECIT, ETC.
Wheat Vallev, $1.121.15; Walla
Walla, $1.05ol.07M per cental.
Floce Standard, $3.30; Walla Walla,
$3.40; graham, $2.90; superfine, $2.50
per barrel. ....
Oats Choice, 43? 45c per bushel ; fair,
40c; rolled, in bags, $6.2356.50; barrels,
$6.5056.75; cases, $3.75.
Hay Best, $11(313.50 per ton; com
Millstiffs Bran, $16 'a 17; shorts,
$19 i20; ground barley, $23 ('24: chop
feed, $18 per ton ; whole feed, barley, 80
8oc per cental; middlings, $25 it24;
per ton; brewing barley, 00 a 05 j per
cental; chicken wheat, $1.10 percental.
Bctteb Oregon fancy creamery, 27'a
(330c; fancy dairv,,22'j525e; fair to
good, 17i(S'20c; common, 12'o'515cper
pound; pickle roll, butter, 30;u35c per
roll; California, 4045c per roll.
Cheese Oregon, ll(tl3c; Eastern
Twins, 15c; Young America, 16c per
Eggs Oregon, 16c per dozen.
Poultry Chickens, mixed coops, $4
(34.50; old hens, 4 5 o 5.5 J; old roosters,
$4 o 4.50 per dozen ; dressed chickens, 16
(a 18c per pound; ducks, $0.50 7-50;
geese, $1011 per dozen; turkeys, live,
15c; dressed, 17c per pound.
I Vegetables Cabbage, $1.50(31.05 per
cental: onions. ST.75u'2.00 per cental;
cut onions. 75 a 90c: potatoes, $1.00 for
Garnet Chilis; $1.25 for Burbanks: new,
6c per pound; Oregon turnips, 75 a 90c
per sack; youngcarrots.iocy ni.uu; sweet
potatoes. "$2.5J. 4.00 per cental; cauli
flower, 90c per dozen, $2.75 per crate;
celery, 90c per dozen; artichokes, 60c
per dozen ; lettuce, 4ue per uozen ; aspar
agus, llio 16c per pound; parsnips, 85c
per sack; beets, $1.23 per sack ; radishes,
25c per dozen; green onions, 18o per
dozen: rhubarb, 9. i 10c per pound; Or
egon, 50c per dozen ; green peas, 10(3 11c;
spinach, 3'.jc per pound; cucumbers,
il.jOvit.uu pul uo4i;14 ; obiiii LfCilio, o
Fkuits Sicily lemons, $5 5.50 per
box; California new crop, $4.50i35.00
per box; bananas, $2.50 ' 4.00 per bunch;
oranges, seedlings, $2 a 2.75 per box ; na
vels, $3.00(33.5'J; cranberries, $12.50 per
barrel ; apples, $1 .60 2.25 per box.
TTnvtfV Plinlnft pniiili t.VIi17e rav
pound; new Oregon, 16:n20c.
Salt Liverpool, 200s, $15.50; 100s,
$16.50; 50s, $17.50; stock, $10.5llfn 11.59.
Dried Fritts Petite prunes, lOiji 12c ;
silver, mni; iiauan, ic ; Ger
man, 10.allc; plums, old, 5n0e; new,
7(S9c; apples, 6(3 11c; evaporated apri
cots, 15 a 16c; peaches, 12iOl(ic; pears,
7(3 11c per pound.
Rice Island, $4.75 S 5.00; Japan, $4.75
Coffee Costa Rica, 22c; Rio, 22c;
Salvador, 21).c; Mocha, 2'.(n:l0e; Java,
2430c; Arbuckle's, Midland, Mo
kaska and Lion, 100-pound cases, 25
35-100c per pound; Columbia, same,
Beans Small whites, 3'nc; pinks, 3c;
bayos, 3'ac; butter, 3.34c; lima, 84 (3 4c
Syiiup Eastern, in barrels, 40i3 55e;
in half-barrels, 42 STfa'c ; in cases, 35
80c per gallon ; $2.25 per keg ; California,
in barrels, 20i340c per gallon; $1.75 per
bnoAR Net prices: D, 4o; Golden C,
4'c; extra C, 4.'c; Magnolia A, 45-0'c;
granulated, 5 '40; cube, crushed ami
powdered, 5JsC; confectioners' A, Sc
per pound; maple sugar, 1516c per
Can.ved Goods Table fruits, assorted,
$1.75;fl2.00; peaches, $1.852.10; Bart
lett pears, $1.752.00; plums, $1.37;;
1.50; strawberries, 2.252.45; cherries,
$2.23 32.40; blackberries, $1.852.00;
raspberries, $2.40; pineapples, s2.25(3
2.80; apricots, $1.05(32.00. Pie fruits,
assorted, $1.20; peaches, $1.25; plums,
$l.l0,Vi 1.20; blackberries, fl.25,a 1.40 per
dozen. Pie fruits, gallons, assorted,
$3.15(33.50; peaches, $3.50,34.00; npri
cots, U3.50i54.00; plums, $2.7533.00;
blackberries, $-1.25. a 4.50.
Veoetabi.es Corn, $1.50(31.75; toma
toes, $1. 1031.15; sugar peas, $1; string
beans, 95c per dozen.
Meat Corned beef, Is, $1.50; 2s,
$2.40; chipped, $2.55 34.00; lunch
tongue, Is, $4; 2s, $6.75; deviled ham,
$1.751.85 per dozen.
Fish Sardines, -4's, 75erff$2.25; Yt,
$2.15!34.60; lobsters, $2.30,33.50; sal
mon, tin 1-lb talis. $1.25i3$1.50; flats,
$l.o; 2-lbs, $184.108.40.206; ,'2-barrel, $5.50.
LIVE AND DRESSED MEAT.
Beef Prime steers, $3.85 3 4.25;
choice steers, $3.75134.00; fair to good
Jfw". 3.00(S3.50; good to choice cows,
$.j.l5,o 3.75; common to medium cows,
$20(32.75; dressed beef, $6.00 3 7.00.
Mutton Choice mutton, $4.5tK 4.75;
fair to good, $4.00.34.50; dress.il, $8.00;
lambs. $4.00 34 fill- )is.vl rMiim
w Hons I limj.u l..,n.... r ir 0 .
, , fi.uuiii i..j; me
dium, $tl.50(30.75; light and feeders,
$6.00(30.50; dressed, $9.00.
Veal $4.00(3 7.00.
Smoked Meat and Labd Hams,
large, l,(ai7,c per pound; hams, me
dium, l, 's(318',c; breakfast bacon, 17
Ctl8c; short clear sides, 14l(o 15'.,c;
dry salt sides, 13'a (5 14c ; lard, compound,
IfliT-i' 4 JZ Per pound; pure, in tins,
16(31(1,0; Oregon lard, Ul4-3 12's.c.
,N?'!T?ase.luo,ation8: Iron, $2.75;
steel, $2.75; wire, $2.50 per keg.
Iron Bar. Win rr .....i .
$23(3 25 per ton. '
steel j'er pound, 10'.,c.
TlN 1. T. Ntanvinl 1J0.1 ,
i- to cTi r X . ' "A4Oi prime qual
ity, $8.50(39.00 per box ; for crosses, $2
.....t. uyA, i. poise paU,g 14x20,
prime ami tr 7 ko s a no 1 "
Li, , - ,i w 1 1 ' 00 x ; terne
?4x0 114 Pnme qualit'' -8Si'7-00;
LEAD-per pound, 4,,c. ba RX,
-NAVAL STOKrM-J1L-. . -
per bale; 'resin, $4.80 5.00 m-r 4S0
bamd tur'n,,-"c.1'"t"' PF'
car lots. ' ga"on' m
HOPS, WOOL AND HIDES.
Hops Quote 12(3 16c.
iS rvni I ' in i,. .... m . . . ..
Mir. 1(1,31 ei r..... ' 1Mhc; fan
chp,1315V; Willamette vallev, 15
o,lng to 1ualty; Eastern Ore
Sndition. 00 P0UDd' "8 to
Hides Dr l.;.i. i .
Aa. ' ueieciea prime,
68c; green, selected, over 60 pounds
i. nn. -.1 . . ' iiivuium, nuiosoc;
ong, 90ci $1.25; shearlings, 10(5 20c"; tal-
, B . w uiuiix, o'ooc per pound.
BAOS AND BAOOINO.
Burlarifl A.mhaa An -1 .
-----1 - iu-incn, net rasn.
fc. burlaps 10V,'-ounce, 40-inch, net
' v i -! i.-uunce, 40-tnca,
Vo?,u bar'P' 15-ounce, 60-inch, Ue;
burlap., 20-ounce, 76-inch, 14c; wheat