The Dalles daily chronicle. (The Dalles, Or.) 1890-1948, August 12, 1898, Image 1

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NO 128
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Spaniards Attempt to
Important Lighthouses in Porto Rico.
NEW YORK, Aug. 11. A special to a morning paper
says. "
Cape San Juan, Porto Rico, Aug. 10. There was a two
hours fight before daybreak yesterday. Eight hundred Span
iards attempted to retake the lighthouse, which was guard
ed by forty of our sailors, commanded by Lieutenant At
water, Assistant Engineer Jenkins, Engineer Brownson and
Gunner Campbell. The Spanish were driven back by the
shells from the Amphithrite, Cincinnati and Leyden.
Refugees report 100 Spaniards killed. The lighthouse
is one of the most important on the island.
Ministers are Acquainted With the Re
ply and Ready to Accede Hostil
ities Will Be Suspended After Cotn
bon Has Signed.
JLonoon, Aug. 11. Advices received
throughout the day from Madrid show
that the correspondents are certain that
Cambon will receive authority this after
noon to sign the protocol.
Madrid, Aug. 11. The queen regent
presided at a cabinet meeting this morn
ing. Ssgaeta and other members, on
emerging from the palace, explained
that' while they had not received the
full text of McKinley'e reply, they had
received an announcement from the
French foreign office which covered the
The president's answer, however, was
then being transmitted to the Spanish
government at the same time. It is
known that the ministers are perfectly
acquainted with the principal pointe of
the United States' reply, and are "ready
to accede to them.
It is believed in official circles that a
suspension of hostilities will be an
nounced by both governments imme
diately after Cambon has signed the
General Gomez Still Pushing Forward
Without Assistance Already at
Holguin. (
Washington, Aug. 11. The Cubans
tinder General Gomes have determined
to forestall the American commander in
the operations in the vicinity of Hol
guin, as they have occupied the small
towns near that point and are etill press
ing forward.
These movements have given some
concern to our military 'commanders,
and if successful, might result in bring
ing our government to a pass where it
niuBt find itself compelled to recognize
the government set np by Gomez in his
march, or come to an open issue with
the insurgents and forbid them from
conducting further operations, except
where sanctioned by the managers of
our own campaign.
Revolution Suppressed.
Washington, Aug. 12. Peace now
prevails in Guatemala. A cablegram
to Senor Arraiga at Long Branch,' In
formed him that the revolution had been
quickly suppressed.
Retake One of the Most
About 9300 Waiting to Be Transported
to Manila All Will Be Embarked
By October iotb. ,
San Fbancisco, Aug. 11. About 9300
of the troops which are to go to the
Philippines are still here. The Arizona
and Scandia will take away 33U0, leav
ing 6000 to be forwarded. This includes
the Eighth California, which was turned
over to Major-General Otis.
The First Washington has not been
attached to the Eighth army corps, and
will therefore not go to Manila, unless
later orders are issued aesigning it to
duty in the Philippines.
It is expected that the Australia and
Sydney will reach this city from Manila
about August 15th. They will be im
mediately fitted out for a return trip to
the Philippines with troops, and will be
followed by the City of Peking, which is
due here about the 24th. These vessels
will probably carry the Fifty-first Iowa,
the Twentieth Kansas, and the First
Tennessee. General Merriam desires to
have all the troops embarked for Manila
not later than October 10th.
Three Men Lying Dead and a Woman
Dying A Jealous Husband's Aw
ful Deed. .
Omaha, Neb., Aug. 11. A Deadwood,
S. D., epecial to the Bee eays :
Three dead and a woman dying is the
result of a shooting affray at Central
City this morning. Judge J. P. Gid
dings, Ed Shannon and Jack Wear are
the men, and Mrs. Ed Shannon is the
woman. Shannon had a boarding-house
at Terry and one at Central City. He
stayed nights at Terry, leaving bis wife
to look after the other place. This
morning Shannon returned to Central
City and roused Giddinga. Just what
happened is not known, but the two
men suddenly rushed into the street and
engaged- in a struggle. Shannon bad a
a revolver. Jack Wear tried to separate
them and was shot through the body,
dying instantly. Shannon then shot
Giddings through the bead; killing him.
Next he went to bis wife's bedroom,
beat her about the head with his re
volver nntil he thought he had killed
her, and then with . a fresh revolyer
shot himself. The woman is alive,
but cannot recover." All the parties are
well-to-do. Giddings has held many
political offices. Intimacy between
Giddings and Mrs. Shannon is given as
J the cause of the tragedy.
Food Riots Liable to Take Place on Ac
count of Failure to Get Supplies
Military Government to be Estab'
San Francisco, Aug. 11: A epecial to
the Call says :
Serious trouble in the interior of
Alaska is apprehended by the United
States government.
Food riota are feared at Fort Yukon
and other up-river pointe, growing out
of the failure of the transportation com
panies to get supplies in there, by rea
son of the prevailing low water.
Acting on instructions received from
Washington, Major-General Merriam
will quickly dispatch a battery of artil
lery to St. Michaels, the officer in charge
having orders to proceed at once up the
Yukon river to Fort Yukon and onen a
military post for the coming winter.
The expedition will also -carry a large
quantity ot extra 'provisions" and sup
plies to relieve distress. - --
When St. Michaels is reached the
commanding officer will promptly levy
on any river boats be may find, seizing
them if necessary, and will transport his
troops and supplies to their destination
with all possible dispatch. A form of
military government will be established
and good order maintained in Alaska,
even if it requiree the services of the
soldiers and artillery.
Something of Interest to Citoclcmen and
We publish the following market let
ter, which has been received by Mr.
Mac Allister, in the hope that those of
our readers who are interested in its
contents may be benefitted thereby :
Since the date of our last letter there
have been general rains over the corn
country and the condition of the crop
materially improved. It is now gener
ally believed that a fairly good crop of
corn will be made, and in consequence
during the past week prices of stockera
and feeders have advanced considerably
and trade has been active.
Receipts of Western grass beef cattle
and also of corn-fed beef cattle have
been moderate at this market during the
past week, but the receipts at other
markets have been liberal and prices
have declined 10c to 16c, except upon
the very best corn-feds. In consequence
of the improved condition of the corn
crop, stockers and feeders have improved
in price. We quote Western grass beef
steers at $3.75 to $4.50 ; cows and heifers,
$3 to $4; Western stockers and feeders,
yearling Bteers, $4.20 to $4.80; two-year-olds,
$3 90 to $4.50; three and four year
olds, $3.65 to $4.50.
Receipts of Western sheep still con
tinue to be moderate, and trade has been
active although prices at this and all
all other marketa have declined during
the week, and we now quote Western
weathers at $3.60 to $4.10; ewes, $3.50
to $3.75 ; yearlings, $3.85 to $4.50 ; lambs,
$4.25 to $5.25.
Sheep owners will be glad to learn
that good facilities for resting and fill
ing their eheep before putting them on
the South Omaha market, can be found
at Fremont, on the Union Pacific, and
at Lincoln, on the B. & M. These place3
have good yards and good pastures and
charges are reasonable hay at 60c per
cwt, and pasturage at 12C per bead for
24 boure. Lincoln has good water fa
cilities, and the Fremont pastures reach
the Platte river, giving them the best
possible facilities. Owners will find it
of great advantage, especially when
making large shipments, to unload and
feed at these points and ship to the
South Omaha market in lots of two to
five cars each day.
Our baby has been continually troub
led with colic and cholera infantum since
bis birth, and all that we could do tor
him did not seem to give more than
temporary relief, until we tried Cham
berlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy. Since giving that remedy be
has not been troubled. We want to
give you this testimonial as an evidence
of our gratitude not that you need it to
advertise your meritorious remedy. G
M. Law, Keokuk, Iowa. For sale by
Blakeley & Houghton.
One Minute Cough Cure, cures.
1 nat is what It was made for. -
Royal makes the teed pore,
wholcsene aad delicious.
Absolutely Pure
Men Compelled to Quit Work By the Ex
ces&ive Heat.
According to W. H. L-so, who has ju3t
returned from the graiu section of East
ern Oregon, the tamers will yet cave to
pay a high price for the threshing of
their wheat. The excessive heat, Mr.
Leo says, is driving the men out of the
fields bp the dozens, and even now the
farmers are looking for new hands.
"When I went to Oiex," said Mr. Leo,
"the" farmers had - all the men they
wanted. The pay was good and all were
satisfied. The first hot day several were
taken sick, and others had to leave their
work on account of the heat. After three
or .four days the thermometer ran up to
116 in the shade at Olex, and none of us
could stand the burning sun. Eight
men bad to quit. Four were prostrated
and hffd to be taken to Arlington for
treatment. I myself was overcome, af
ter an experience which I never shall
forget. When I first noticed the heat it
did not seem to be intense. Gradually ,
though, it became hotter until I thought
my brain was on fire. Then I seemed to
become cooler, and I remembered no
more nnti! I found myself on ti e bank
of the creek with several of my fellow
laborers bathing my head. They told
me I had fainted in the field.
"During the night at Olex the beat
was something terrific. The mercury
generally stood about 78, and it was im
possible for anyone to sleep. The smell
of food was simply nauseating, after the
long hot night, and the plates would te
left untouched. In the morning it was
simply impossible for any one to eat
"I came away Saturday night, and
eight others left at the same time.
When we were in Arlington we heard
that numbers of men had left other
places, and that the farmers, in order to
obtain help, were offering an advance of
50c a day.' The weather up there will
moderate soon, and they will not have
any trouble in getting plenty of help at
the increased pay." Oregonian,
Made Captives of 150 Men.
Washington, Aug. 12. Yesterday the
following telegram was given out:
"Ponce, Aug. 9. General Ernst's
brigade captured Coamo this morning,
with its entire garrison of 150 men. The
Spanish commander, Illoca, and Cap
tain Lopez were killed. Our loss was
six wounded, only one severely. -
The Best Kerned y for Flux.
" Mr. John Mathias, a well known stock
dealer of Pulaski, Ky., says: "After
suffering for over a week with flux, and
my physician having failed to relieve
me, I was advised to try Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy,
and have the pleasure of stating that
the half of one bottle cured me." For
sale by Blakeley & Houghton.
One Minute Cough Cure surprises
people by its quick cures and children
may take it in large quantities without
the least danger. It baa won for itself
the best reputation of any preparation
used today for colds, croup, a tickling in
the throat or obstinate coughe. Snipes
Kinersly Drug Co. '
The Rev. W. B. Costley, of Stock-
bridge, Ga., while attending to his pas
toral dutiea at EUenwood, that state,
was attacked by cholera morbus. He
says: "By chance I happened to get
hold of a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, and I
think it was the means of saving my
life. It relieved me at once." . For sale
by Blakeley & Houghton.
You invite disappointment when yon
experiment. DeWitt's Little Early
Risers are pleasant, easy, thorough little
pills. They cure constipation and eick
headache just as ecre as you take them.
Snipes-Kinersly Drug Co.
And Still the
Sale Goes On...
All light 75c Wrappers reduced to 60e.
Onrnndy Wrappers worth JI.0O re- 7c.
. duced to OL
Dainty Dimity Wrappers worthdjl o K
U.50 reduced to Jpi.SO
Wrappers made of Sheer Organdies, nice
ly trimmed, worth $1.90 aud d1 Ct
12.00 reduced to p J..OU
Organdy Wrappers, beautitul colorings,
elaborately trimmed in Lace feo (. A
or embroideries, worth $3.50 P5.JJ
At Half Price.
Going like Ice on a hot day. Better come
50 cent Waists now 25e
75 " " i 88c
1.00" " " 50C
1.50" " " 75c
Bsekwn'i A nnr salve.
The beat salve in the world for cuts,
bruises, sores, ulcere, salt rheum, fevet
sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains,
corns, and all skin eruptions, and posi
tively cui es piles, or no pay required
It ia guaranteed to give perfect satisfac
tion; or money refunded. -;Priee 25 Cents
per box. For sale by Blakeley and
Honghton, druggists.
E. C. Blanks, of Lewisville, Texas,
writea that odb box of DeWitt'a Witch
Hazel Salve is worth $50 to him. It cured
bis pilee of ten years standing. He ad
vises others to try it. It also cures ec
zema, stm diseases and obstinate sores.
For sale by the Snipes-Kinersly, Drug
Brown fielding 9 years old, branded
J P (connected ) on right shoulder, weighs
about 1000 lbs. One cream gelding
about 10 years, branded 1 on left
thigh, came to my place on 3-Mile
about January 1, 1S98. Owner can have
same by proving property and paying
charges on same.
jul9-lm. r. F. TAYtOB.
Keal En t ate Sale.
The Laughlin estate offers for sale all
their land property in and near The
Dalles, consisting of city lots, blocks
and acreage. Terms reasonable.
Apply to the undersigned at the office
of the Wasco Warehouse Co.
tf ' B. F. Lauohlin.
CkAh In Your C becks.
All countv warrants registered prior
to July 12, 1894, will be paid at toy
office. Interest ceases after July 7,
1898. C. L. PnrLLiPB,
County' Treasurer.
Cows rer Mala.
Fresh Jersey cows for sale. These are
thoroughbreds and are gentle. Inquire
at this office.' auglO-lmo
L -ft CTLUflHS & M. I
Qtio?a1 fcatmaitiC if. 6
liames7 liom bnoes
Blouse Suits
..Hall Piice..
$16.00 Suits now....$8.00
$18.00 Suits now . ..$9.00
JWen's and
Boys' Sum
mer Suits
Deafness Cannot beiCured
by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There is only one way to cure deafness,
and that is by constitutional remedies.
Deafness ia caused by an inflamed con
dition of the mucous lining of the Eus
tachian Tube, : When this tube is in
flamed you have a rumbling sound or
imperfect hearing, aud when it Is en
tirely closed, Deafness ia the result, and
unless the inflammation can be taken
out and this tube restored to its normal
condition, hearing will be destroyed for
ever; nine caws out of ten are caused
by catarrh, which ia nothing but an in
flamed condition of the mucous sur
faces. . -
We'will give One Hundred Dollars for
any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh)
that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
Cure. Send for circulars ; free.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O.
COfSold by Druggists, 75c. 6-10
Farm for Pale.
A good farm for sale four and a half
miles from town, consisting of 420 acres
good land, 120 being in grain, four
horses, 10 head of cattle and 6 of hogs.
Also a good dwelling house and barn.
The land will produce anything grown
In Wasco county. - A good school within
a quarter of a mile of the farm. No
mortgage or land agent in the 'way. Call
on or address . Beth Morgan."
july2-lm-w ' - The Dalles, Or.
commencing eunaay, juiy 3ist, the
new Dalit s-Po'tland passenper train will
arrive at The Dalles from Portland at
11:30 a. m. on week day a and 1:30 p.
m. on Sundays. Will leave The Dalles)
at 3 p. m. on week days and 3:20 p. oa.
on Sundays. Commencing Banday,
July 31st, Jthe west-bound local freight,.
No. 23, will leave The Dalies at 7:45 a.
rh. The east-bound freight. No. 24.
will leave The Dalles at 4 p. m.