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THE DALLES, OREGON. TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 12, 1898.
DITION OF AFFAIRS
IN CITY OF HAVANA
Royal makes the food pure,
wholesome and delicious.
MADRID, July 12. Premier Sa
gasta lias resigned ' and advises that
the new cabinet be largely composed
of a military element.
French Minister Del Casse Has Made
a Movement in that Direction.
LONDON, July 12. The French Foreigu Min
ister Del Casse has informed Senor Costello, "the
Spanish ambassador at Paris, that his government
is ready to intervene to secure peace if the Madrid
government so desires. The Sagasta ministry is now
held as an object of contempt throughout Europe.
The members are only hindered from sueing for
peace by fear of personal safety. It is probable that
peace negotiations will be opened through the French
ambassador at Washington soon.
in Fir lis
Operations Will Cease Until a Con
. ference Has Been Had.
WASHINGTON, July 12. Late yesterday af
ternoon the president cabled Shatter to cease opera
tions at Santiago until he had had a conference with
General Miles, who reached Santiago this afternoon.
The Americau fleet opened fire on Santiago at
4 o'clock this a-ftcrjioon and kept up for four hours
with feeble responses from tho.Spauish batteries.
At 1 o'clock tonight General Cerbin stated that
lie had just received information which made it al
most sure that nothing of an official nature would
be received from Santiago until Miles had reported.
The Autonomists Tired of Blanco's
Promises Great Scarcity of Food
and Rioting Expected at any Time.
Havana, July 11. The situation is
becoming desperate here. The regular
soldiers are disgusted with the manner
in which favors are showered on the
volunteers by the autonomist govern
ment and are tired of Blanco's unkept
promises. The press continues to de
ceive the public and print gushing ar
'icles of great victory of Cervera's fleet.
Food Is getting very scarce, and in
manv suburbs only sweet potatoes re
main. Many of the largest stores have
closed their doors and it is quite prob
able that riot will let loose when the
truth from Santiago and Manila is
He Will Leave for Honolulu as Soon
as Possible California Business
Men Will Suggest Laws for the
Chicago, July 11. Senator Cuilom,
of Illinois, has been ejected president of
the Hawaiian commission. lie received
a message from San Francisco today
tendering him a banquet by the cham
ber of commerce, when a suggestion
will be made to the commission by the
leading business men of California as
to the laws needed for the new terri
tory. Senator Cuilom will probably leave
for Honolulu within the next two
An Ex-American Consul Perishes in
Alaska The Story as Told by
San Fkancisco, July 11, J. C. Maid
hof, who was consul to Anaburg, Sax
ony, during Cleveland's first adminis
tration, perished whi'.e attempting to
reach Minook creek from St. Michaels
in February last. Tha story was
brought out by 11. M. Morgan, who was
rescued by Indians after lying four days
in a sleeping bag without food. Morgan
suffered agonizing hardships, and he
and Maidhof ' lived on dog meat alone
f jr days before the latter perished and
Motgan was found. The latter will
probably lose one foot.
EXPEDITION TO GO
WITHIN TEN DAYS
General Otis Will Leave This Week
New York Volunteers to Garrison
Sax Fbakcisco, July 11. Hawaii has
been attached to the military depart
ment of Califo'.nia, and the Columbia,
Mojor-General Otis, will lvo some day
this week to occupy the islands. Tho
fourth expedition to Manila will proba
bly leave witb!n ten days.
New York volunteers, Firet reaimcnt,
now coming West, will garrison Hono
lulu. General .Merriarn, commander of the
department of the Columbia, will start
on an txtendel tour f . O.'i'ijon and
Washington in about thirty days.
Alaska's Fabulous Wealth.
. Ssatti.e, July 12. The steamer Geo.
W. Elder ariived from Alaska at 2
o'clock th's morninp. Among the pas
sengers was O. J. Kendall, of Portland,
who said :
"Brad H. Cole arrive I "at Juneau di
rect frm Dawson on July S.h. He hail
considerable gold with, him and said
that there was enough yellow metal at
Dawsou to make fortresses."
Going to '
er Thomss F. Bair.
has arrived from
party of Klondike
u'y II. Tho schoori
, Captain Anderson,
Philadelphia with a
treaeu re-seekers cn
board. She had a very stormy passage
of 1C6 days, her ooIV stop ruing at Val
paraiso. Her psssVgera and crew are
determined to push a to the gold fields.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., KEW YORK.
Cruiser Chicago Will Leave . the Navy
Yard Next Month.
New York, July 11. The cruiser Chi
cago, reconstructed and with increased
speed, early Dext month'will leave the
New York navy yard, after having been
in the bands of the workmen for eeverai
years. Few will recogniza in the new
Chicago the vessel that flew Rear-Admiral
Erben's flag and was commanded by
Captain Mahan, now a member of the
board of strategy, for she is now prac
tically a new, the only remaing orginal
part of her being the hull.
When the Chicago went out of com
mission she was bark rigged with tlyee
masts, but when she leaves the dock she
will have only two masts. They will be
military masts like those on the others
of Uncle Sams fighting ships, and will
give the rejuvenated cruiser a more war
Her armament Las also undergone ma
terial changes. Her main battery, for
merly consisting of four 8-iuch, eight 6
inch and two 5-inch breach loading rifles
will be augmented bv fourteen 5-inch
rapid-fire guns, in addition to" her sec
ondary battery, which will consist of all
the latest models of small rapid fire
Knocked Out by Owen Zeigler in the
Seventeenth Round A Foul Is
New York, July 11. Owe n Zeigler of
Philadelphia, was given a decision over
Billy Ernst, of Brooklyn, in the seven
teenth round before the Greater New
York Athletic Club. Zeigler won on a
foul, an upper cut; but was best any
From the Land of Gold.
San Francisco, July 11. The schocn-
er Altaire lias arrived direct from Ko-
Uiak island with sixty bags of low-grade
ore Irom the famous mountain of gold
w hich Captain Moore, of the schooner
Free Trade, so glowingly described to
H. Talbot Watson, of Eogland. The
story ot how Watson and bis friends
were duped has been told, but Captain
Gilbert, of the Altaire, says that there
is considerable gold on the island, and
that if properly worked the claims taken
up there will pay. He has located a
ledge f jr A. P. Hota'in-j and others, of
The Corbett-lkCoy Bout a Sure Go.
New York, July 11. Kid McCoy and
Jim Cotbett will surely fight before
the Hawthorne Athletic Club at Bnffalo
on August 27ih. Corbett signed the
articles today. If there is any police
interference Corbett is to receive $2500.
'S he icferee will probably be Professor
John-Duffy, of New Orleans. Admis
sion will be limited to bona fide mem
bers of the club.
Corbett declares he will be fit to fight
the btt! f hi- iif, nnd if he wins will
shy his castor nt the puzili?tic world. '
, Father White Dies at Salem.
Salkm, Or., July 11. Rev. J. S.
White, ' vector of St. Joseph Catholic
parish, of this city, difd at 11 o'clock
this morning of consumption. The city
mourns his tleath, as for 12 years he lias
been a popular and serviceable citizen
in hth his private and public capaci
ties. The funeral will occur Wednet
dy, and wi'l Kh conducted by ArcL
bishop W. H. Gross.
DeWitt's LitUe Early Risers,
Tha famous li. t!r pill. -
For the week commencing Tuesday, effects our Clothing, Lrtdiea
Suits aud Skirt and Wash Goods Departments.
If you have not already bought your Summer Suit you should buy
oae at ouce. This is the opportunity of the season .
33 1 per cent C
OlT the regular price on and Men's Summer Suits.
25 per cent
Off the regular price on Boys' and .Young Men's
SUIT AND SKIRT DEP T.
LADIES' TfflMKTOE- BIiOUSE SUITS
ATLIBERA REDUCTIONS. -
A beautiful lot of stylish garments. No two alike. "All of thta
seascn's most advanced cut,
$16 00 Suits Reduced to $1 I. OS
$17.50 Suits Reduced to $ 1 3.00
$20 00 Suits ; Reduced to 9 1 4.8O
We're not to'be overlooked on Dress Skirts. Our Fourth of July of
feringg are proving to be just what we expected them to be-
See our $3 00 all wool Dress Skirt; of a navy blue material, plain
ground with white hair line, well lined and finished. The price is reduced
to $2 25. r -r-
Our $1.75 plain black Sicilian Dress Skirt can now be had for $1.25.
Our regular $1 25 blue and white or- black and white checked Dress
Skirt is now 95 cents.
Special attractions in "Wash Goods Dep't.
Wholesale and Retail
Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
. Agency for th.9 Greatest American Liquor
Yellowstone Sour Mash Whiskey.
WHISKEY from $2.75 to $0.00 per pallon." (4 to 15 years old.) -TMP03TED
00G1TA0 from $7.00 lo$2.00 perallon. . (11 to 20 years old.)
ALIF0 EUIA BRANDIES from $3.25 to $6 00 per gallon. (4 to 11 years old.)
ONLY THE PUREST LIQUORS SOLD.
HOP GOLD BEES on draught, and Val Blata and Hop Gold Beer in bottles.
Importtd Ale and Porter.
JOBBERS IIST IMPORTED and
Headquarters for Seed Grain of all kinds.
Headquarters for Feed Grain ot eii kinds.
Headquarters for Rolled Grain, an kinds.
TTp.rirmnri.fvrs frr Trn-n 2"h nic! and an kinds
vwvuj. vw. t-r uiMa nuwa uu, of MILL; FEET
Headquarters for "Byers' Best" Pendle-
tOU ElOUr Tnia Flour 18 manufactured, expressly for family
" use: every sack is guaranteed to give satisfaction.
We sell our goods lower than any house in the trade, and if you don't tninkM
call and get our pricea and be convinced.
Highest Prices Paid for Wh-sat, Barley and Oats.