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THE DALLES, OREGON. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1899
Mate Eiwin W. Haistm Fell His
MotDiDg at Manila.
SHOT DURING A
Private Hampton Was a Portlander.
Weil-Known and Highly Respected
Several Washington.Troops Were
Wounded in Same Engagement.
Washington, Feb. 22. Otis has
cabled the war department as follows :
Manila, Feb. 22. The following cas
ualties in the entrench men ta were caused
yesterday by the men exposing them
selves to the enemy's fire :
First California Sergeant Frank 'N.
Turton, wonnded, slight; Private James
P. Cassidy, killed.
The following were killed during a re
connaissance this morning in the vicin
ity of San Pedro Maccarti :
First Washington Wonnded slightly,
company E, Privates Joseph H.Card
ington, Christian E. Horn, 11. D. Haz
ard. Wounded seriously, company H,
Corporal W. B. Tucker.
Killed Private Edwin W. Hampton,
company H, Second Oregon.
The following casualties occurred in a
skirmish near the water works this
First Nebraska Wounded, Private
John F. Alley, Bevere; Alonzo Pike and
Charles Govrick, slight.
Portland, Feb. 22. Edward W.
Hampton, the first Oregon soldier to be
killed in action at the Philippines, was
a son of John Hampton, a furniture
mover, who lives at 397 San Eafael
The deceased was 20 years old last
October, and had lived in Portland since
be was four years of age. His father
moved here from Nebraska sixteen yeaiB
ago, and has raiBed his family in East
Portland, where the dead soldier was
well known and very popular.
The first intimation of the death of
his son that Mr. Hampton lb ad was
when a Telegram reporter called at the
bouse at 2 o'clock this afternoon.
The blow was a sad one to his father
and his five children. They had a letter
from the son last Saturday in which he
said he was well and as well contented
as one could be in Manila. He said that
be would like to be at home, but was
willing to remain there as long as bis
services were needed.
. The news was . doubly surprising to
Mr. Hampton, from the fact that com
pany H had been on duty at the custom
House. W tien tie read in the news
papers that the Oregon boys bad been
: ordered to the front be consoled himself
with the thought that the company his
boy was in would not have to go.
. ' Young Hampton joined company H
only a few days before it left for San
Francisco. He had been employed for
three years in the sash and door factory
of the Northwest Door Company, where
be is very highly Bpoken of by bis em
He recently sent some Spanish flags
and several curios home (to bis father,
which are highly prized by the Hampton
Fire In a Courthouse.
Salem, Or.. Feb. 21. Fire was disco v
ered in the southwest wing of the court
house at 9 o'clock this evening, and be
fore it was extinguished the building had
been damaged to the extent of about
$500, principally by water. The cause of
the fire is unknown, but it is supposed
'to have been a defective flue, which
burned out at about 4 o'clock this after
noon. The 'fire started under the floor
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
ROYAL BAKING POWDER
of the top story m the county surveyor's
office, butwas checked soon after the fire
department pot to' work. All the maps
and records in the surveyor's office will
probably be a total loss and new ceilings
and floors will have to be pat in. Sheriff
Durbin, whose office and living rooms are
directly underneath those of the survey
or, the latter being on the ground floor,
succeeded in saving all hia records and
household goods, except carpeta and
curtains, which were badly damaged by
water. His personal loss is abont $100.
The building was erected in the early
'70s, at a coBt of about $125,000. It is in
sured for about $30,000.
Steamer. Columbia Carries Over for
Interment 161 Bodies at a Single
New Yoek, Feb. 21. Packed away,
each in a refrigerator cell, amid tons of
ice, there were in the morgue until to
day 170 bodies of the city's unknown
and homeless dead, the largest number
ever gathered there since the present
morgue was built. The cause of this was
that the city burying ground on Hart's
island was hemmed in with ice, and
could not be approached by the steamers
of the charity department.
The city supports on Hart's island a
colony of forty men whose duty It is to
dig graves in the potter's field. These
men for ten days have been without oc
cupation. The tug Fidelity and the eidewheeler
Thomas S. Brennan, of the charity de
partment, both tried to break through
the ice which surrounds Hart's islands,
but failed. On Sunday the big steam
lighter Columbia was fixed up for a
rush through the ice. One hundred and
sixty-one bodies were loaded on her,
and she steamed up ; for Hart's island.
In spite of all the captain could do, he
was not able to force a passage.. The
forty grave diggers watched the Colum
bia struggling with, the ice.
The Columbia tried itsgain yesterday,
however, and reached Hart's island
after a hard battle with the ice.
Deafness Cannot be Cared.
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 is caused by an inflamed con
dition of the mucous lining of. the Eus
tachian Tube. When this tube is in
flamed you bave a rumbling sound or
imperfect hearing, and when it is en
tirely closed, Deafness is 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 cases out of ten are caused
by catarrh,, which is 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. J
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O. . !
CSSold by Druggists, 75c. 6-10
Elegant new Pullman palace sleepers
between Portland and Chicago have just
been placed in service ia the O. K. &
N., Oregon Short Line, .Union Pacific
and Chicago & Northwestern railways
daily every day in the year.' Cars are of
the very latest pattern, in fart being the
most improved up-to-date sleeping cars
turned but by' the Pullman Company.
These new palaces will leave Portland on
the evening fast train of the O. K. & N.
arriving at Chicago the morning of the
ourth day and running through with
out change via Granger and Omaha. 19tf
De Witt's Little Early, Risers,
' The famous little r pills.
CO., IrtW YORK.
Bishop Christie Reported to Be Chosen
to the Archdiocese of Oregon.
Portland, Feb 22. The New York
Irish World, of February 18th, which
arrived here yesterday, contained the
announcement, under date of . Borne,
Febrnary 12tbt that Bishop Christie, of
Vancouver island, had been appointed
to the archdiocese of Oregon, made ; va
cant by the death of the late Archbishop
Gross. Catholic residents were inclined
to credit this report, but a dispatch from
Vancouver, B. C... received late latt
night, in which Bishop Christie, ex
pressed doubts of its authenticity, gives
it the appearance of being premature.
Bishop Christie, however, is said to be
the roost favored ot the aspirants for
Archbishop Gross' vacant seat, and it is
generally believed among Catholics in
Portland that be will be the next arch
biehop of Oregon when the choice is
The dispatch in the - World reads as
"Borne, Feb. 12. Bishop Christie, of
Vancouver, has been transferred to the
archiepiscopalsee of Oregon.
"Bight Bev. Alexander Christie takes
the place of Archbishop W. H. Gross, of
Oregon, who died in Baltimore, Nov.
14, 1898. He recently succeeded Bfshop
John Nicholas Leinmens as bishop of
Vancouver. Before receiving - this ap
pointment Fr. Christie was pastor of a
church In St. Paul, Minn.
"The diocese of Vancouver includes
Vancouver island and adjacent islands.
The archdiocese of Oregon comprises the
state of Oregon, embracing nearly 100,
000 square miles.
; '.'Bishop Christie, is comparatively a
young man, who has done most of Mb
church work in the Northwest.
Has Not Yet Heard of It
Victoria, B. C, Feb. 21. Bishop
Christie said tonight that he , bad re
ceived no news of his appointment as
archbishop of Oregon, to succeed ; W. H.
Gross, deceased. Hie doubted the accu
racy of the report. '
LaUrlppe Successfully Treated.
"I have just recovered from the sec
ond attack of La Grippe this year," eays
Mr. Jae. A, Jones, . publisher of the
Leader, Mexia, Texas. "In the latter
case I used Chamberlain's Cough Bern
edy, and I think with considerable suc
cess, only being in bed a little over two
days against ten days for the former at
tack. The second attack I am satisfied
would have been equally as bad as the
first bnt for the use of this emedy as 1
had to go to bed in about Bix hours after
being 'struck' with it, while in the first
case I was able to attend to. business
about two days before getting 'down.' "
Far sale by Blakeley & Houghton.
Damage To Fruit Trees.
Oregon City. Feb. 20. At first
hasty examination did not reveal the fact
that prune trees, in this county were
severely injured by the late cold snap,
bnt it is now evident that the loss will be
considerable. Deputy County Becorder
E. P. Dedman and Holcomb Bros., of
Clackamas, made. a close examination of
their orchards at Clackamas yesterday,
ana believe tnat hundreds ot trees are
killed. -. A surface examination did not
reveal the extent of the damage, but on
cutting into the trees, it was found that
the wood had turned black, and the
trunks were blistering on the sides ex
posed to the enn. .Mr. Dedman has 1200
5-year-old prune trees, and is confident
tnat tne trutt crop tor the coming year
will not only be a failure, but the trees
are almost a total loss. Very little grain
is reported to have been frozen.
THE PEOPLE V
of the Island
SO SAY THE
Informs Otis That the People Are
Ready and Anxious to Accept Any
Proposition the Americans Might
Manila, Feb. 22.-12:45 p. m. While
the guns on the city wall and those on
board the ships of Dewey's fleet in the
bay fired a 6alute in honor of Washing
ton's birthday, fo.ur commissioners from
the island ot Negros bad an interview
with Otis, and informed him that the
American flag had already been raised
over the island, and that its inhabitants
were ready, anxious and willing to ac
cept any proposition the Americans
might offer. The insurzents have' been
driven from the island entirely,
Although the Iloilo rebels have given
the people of Negros much trouble, es
pecially in the inatter of financial as
sistance made by the rebel leaders, the
inhabitants of Negros bave persistently
held aloof, and now through, the com
missioners they announce that they
want the advice aud help of Otis.
The .. latter assured them that the
Americans would provide an acceptable
government, and in the meantime be
instructed them not to - pay the rebels
anything.' The Negros commissioners
were delighted with the reception.
The United States cruiser Charleston
is coaling here; preparatory to starting
on a cruise. - ' -. ' . V
Tbe United States.. gunboat Benning
ton arrived here today from - the islard
of Guam. .
The United States transport St. Paul
has arrived from Iloilo, but "did not
bring any news of importance.
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Millions Given Away.
Jt is certainly gratifying to the public
to know of one concern in the iand who
are not afraid to be generous to tbe
needy and suffering, The proprietors
of .Dr. King's New:-Eieoovery. for con
sumption, coughs and colds, " bave given
away over-ten million trial bottles of tbiB
great medicine ; and bave tbe satisfac
tion of knowing it has' absolutely cured
thousands of ' hopeless . cases Asthma,
bronchitis, hoarseness and all diseases
of the throat, chest and. lungs are surely
cured by it.. .Call on Blakeley & Bough-
ton druggists, and get a free trial bottle..
Regular size, 50 .cents and $1. Every
bottle guaranteed or price refunded. 3
, - l Egg Famine in Chicago.
Chicago, Feb. 22. Eggs have broken
the season's Tecord for high priecs. The
extreme scarcity of that- article has
caused the wholesalers to put up tbe price
to 28 cent:,' while retailers and small
grocers demand 35 cents a dozen.
Strictly fresh eggs were so few and far
between that they were curiosities.
Nearly all of the offerings were from
California. These eggs represented eight
carloads received from California so far
this week', and they went to the groceries.
Tbe wholesale price in Chicago was 3
cents higher .than in New York.
One prominent egg dealer, in speaking
of the shortage of eggs said :
"It seems ridiculous that California
should have to save our lives just now
by shipping eggs to our markets.",
To the Public -
We are authorized to guarantee every
bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
and if not satisfactory to refund tbe
money to the purchaser. There is .no
better medicine made for La Grippe,
colds or whooping cough. JPrice 25 and
50 cents per bottle. Try iU Blakeley &
Houghton, druggists. ' . : .
as to our just claim of having
Muslinv Underwear of high
t quality combined with low
' price, can best be obtained at
our Muslin Underwear de
partment this week.
Counters heaped with a collection ot well-made, neatly
trimmed Muslin Undergarments, offered you at prices that
. are less than the cost of each single garment, if you did
the sewing, muslin and trimming buying. You know what
. home-made garments cost; make a memo, of tbe figure,
then come here and see if we can't give you a better gar
ment for the same money. Muslin Undergarments at
10c, 12c, 19c, 29c, 55c, 79c and $1.13.
R. m. ttlilliams & Co.
Chronicle Publishing Co.
The Dalles, Oregon.
Wasco Warehouse Company
Headquarters for Seed Grain au kinds.
Headquarters for Feed Grain ot ? 11 kinds
Headquarters for Rolled Grain, an kinds.
Headquarters for Bran, Shorts, ?mTLfE1?d
Headquarters for "ByersBest" Pendle-
rm TT'lfYITP This Flour is manufactured expressly for family
J-'J-L -' . nse : every sack is guaranteed to give satisfaction.
We sell our goods lower than any bonee in the trade, and if you don't think so
call and get our prices and be convinced. '
Highest Prices Paid for Wheat, Barley and Oats.
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