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NEWS OFTHE WEEK
b a. Condensed Form lor Oar
A Resume of the Less Important but
Met Less Interesting Events
of the Pest Week.
DOINGS IN CONGRESS.
.Tuesday, February 28. ; '
The senate spent almoet the entire
day discussing amendments to the In
dian appropriation bill. It was agreed
that no funds should . be used for
I church schools. An amendment was
adopted appropriating $500,000 to
carry into effect an agreement entered
into with the Klamath Indians.
The house today cona'dered the gen
eral deficieny appropriation bill, but
reached no conclusion. The bill
amending the homestead laws as to un
appropriated and unreserved lands in
South Dakota and Colorado so as to
allow selection of 640 acres instead of
160 acres was also discussed. A nam-
I ber of minor bills were passed.
WITH GREAT POMP
CRISIS AT HAND.
Kuropatkin Must Break Through Jap-
anese Lines or Lose.
fy Niu Ghwang, March 7. Reports late
OREGON STATE ITEMS OF: INTEREST
President Roosevelt Installed as fty r? morning
V I show that the surpeme ' crisis of the
MULTITUDE SEES THE CEREMONY
He Swears Fealty to the Constitution
Amid Scene of Brilliant
Secretary Wyndham has
from the British cabinet.
Mrrs. Chadwick's trial has begun,
but her illness has interrupted it.
A railway commission bill has been
disapproved by the governor of Mon
German military critics severely con
demn Kuropatkin's generalship and
foresee his defeat. .
There is no prospect of a break in the
Missouri senatorial contest. Neidring
haus leads in the voting. 1
. H. Harriman has lost his suit
against the Northern Securities com
pany and the Hill lines will remain in
Since the beginning of the war the
Japanese are estimated to have lost
169.600 men killed and wounded and
the Russians 135,500.
The Union elevator at Council Bluffs,
Iowa, has been totally destroyed by
fire, together with 400,000 bushels of
grain, mostly corn. Loss, $200,000.
Great Britain will stop work of forti
fying Wei Hai Wai until her position
in the Far East can be more clearly
seen at the outcome of the present war
in that territory.
Wednesday, March I.
T)nrinr the dav the senate considered
resigned jmd passed three supply bills, aggre
gating an appropriation ol over 1367,-
000,000, and at night took up a fourth
bill, carriyng over $67,000,000. The
bills passed were the postoffice, pension
and river and harbor bills. The sun
dry civil bill was not completed at time
of adjournment. A large number of
minor measures were passed, -
The house passed the general defi
ciency appropriation bill, the last of the
great supply measures to be acted upon
during this congress. ' The total
amount carried is $31,224,079. The
bills amending the homestead laws as
to certain lands in South Dakota and
Colorado were passed.
great Dame is at nana, H tbe armies
are not already clinched in a final
struggle. The vast armies of Field
Marshal Oyama and General Kuropat
kin will, in the course of a day or two,
enter a general engagement, tne issue
of which must be the signal victory of
one and the utter crippling of the other.
The last news from the front is that
General- Kuroki's scouting parties have
joined those of General Nogi and they
are already in touch with one another
back of Tieling. This at once tells the
terrible peril which besets the Russian
WATER PUT UPON ARID LAND.
Three Sisters Company Applies for a
Patent Only Settlers Can Buy.
Salem The Three Sisters Irrigation
company, wnicn Has a contract for the
reclamation of 27,000 acres of arid land
in the Deschutes country, reports that i
water has been placed on 6,000 acres,
READY TO CUT.
Logging on a Big Scale is Under Way
in the Sumpter District. -Sumpter
From the amount of logs
that have been put in at the mills dur
ing the winter, lumbermen of Eastern i
Oreogn are contemplating a big business
during 1905. The Oregon Lumber
in addition to tne 13,000 already pat-1 company has continued logging opera-
en ted. The state land board directed tions steadily and will only let un dnr-
the engineer to examine the land, and I ine the breaking nn snell.
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Washington, March 4. President -" if found as reported, to apply for a paf - The immense milling plant is being
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Booor" FZT?. tion. Tne ime thia new 1 , from the United 8tete8'
IZIZSZa irv The attendant in the tht it shows conclusively An important question has been buildings for the storing of lumber.
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scenes were not unusual. Inaugura-i . IVUltl cuuimanuing me Japanese raineu regurumg wo quauuuauons oil iue Dumpier lumoer company amo
tions from the time the east front of "gnt n?nK naB tnrown blB ngnt wing applicants for arid land that has been has a large number of logs to cut as
the capitol first became the setting for " wv uu """" OI f1011' reclaimed under the Carey act. The 1 80011 as weather conditions will permit.
far to the east and north of
the ceremony have been much the rrc . V , F , T
aama ManV nT T.tl r.ftTlLrHI HCTireS I
have officiated in like capacity on other f" uaB uurrlea n powerrai
,v.u,ionfl when presidents have acceded brigade of veterans to the west of Mut
Federal law, which grants this land
to the state, specifies that it is to be
sold to actual 'settlers at the cost of re
clamation. Recently the state land
the starting of its mill.
Service & Co. are preparing for a.
long run, the contract for the delivery
of an immonflA mi mr rA Inn knvinit
to the highest office in the gift of the def and- co-operating with the much wd Crossed a letter to the Federal just been completed.
borne lumbermen who rely upon
running logs down small streams are
reported as being uneasy over the pros
pect of a light run, owing to scarcity of
snow in the mountains this season.
American people. Chief Justice Fuller,
in administering the oath, repeated a
solemn function he has performed four
times today his last. Yet, with all
this repetition, nothing was jaded and
everything appeared new.
The official entrance was dramatic.
extended and weakened Japanese left
flank, has, by joining communications
with Kuroki. completed the envelop
ment of Mukden.
NEW YORK WILL BE PARALYZED.
Thursday. March 2
were seated. When the
The eenTral deficiency i" Preme c, with the
.Jfne- general aenciency ' . . t-h T7iw
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The senate today passed the sundry """P IUUB" w ST !TC All Employes of Elevated and Subway
4ml onnrnnriofinn bill rarrvinir fthollt lj
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tl, . f thoax,al ,n Pilla and marched down the sloping
t i. r4W n,.r,t law will carpeted aisle to their stations, they
bill, carrying $29,769,466, was passed. I?," ZL"
The house agreed to the conference
reports on the fortifications, agricul
tural and river and harbor appropri
ation bills. ' The naval appropriation
bill was sent back to conference.
Both houses have decided to send
committees to attend the opening of the
were greeted with applause, ihe jus
tices wore their robes and skull caps.
Then came the members of the diplo
matic corps in their gorgeous uniforms,
and they evoked thunderous applause.
Throughout this scene the demeanor
of the multitude was that of interested
expectancy. The enticing prospect of
Roads on Strike,
New York, March 7. The long
threatened strike of the employes of
the Interborough company, operating
the subway and the elevated railroads
of Manhattan, was determined on at a
meeting of the Brotherhood of Locomo
tive Engineers and' the Amalgamated
association of Street and Electric rail
way employes, held in Harlem tonight.
This action followed tbe receipt from
General Manager Hedley, of the Inter
borough company, tonight of a letter
land department, inquiring whether
sales of land will be restricted to those
who have actually settled upon it. The
answer received is in the affirmative.
Xnis means tnat, aitnougn a man
may apply for land without taking up
his residence upon it, he must make
the preliminary showing that he in
tends to become a settler and before he
can secure a deed he must show that
he has become a settler. In other
words, the land can be sold only to
those who will make their homes upon
TILLAMOOK RAISES SUBSIDY
WARM DAYS HASTEN THE BUDS.
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The governor of Pennsylvania has ve- Lewis and Clark fair, and $10,000 has seeing tne gorgeous ana stately pageants aecnmng , agree to tne terms oi tne
tnoH a Kill ftmwnnrintinff 60.000 for W. orvnriotlH rffrv thflir pt. in review ueirawu m uu uhhxuvi iiui mo irF,lu,u,
.i,t;. 5 n.i, fa;, , I " r r ' the keen interest in the less brilliant of the men at a meeting held with the
'. a t- I1 ' I program in immediate prospect. The officials of the company today. The
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i xne last aay b BeBBion ui uia uuuw 101 so vast a wrong was aemonsiraiea dt i iuii opcraviou at a. in. auuui o.uuu
The Chicago beef trust inquiry is to before the final adjournment of the the tremendous burst of applause which employes of the subway and elevated
continue. 1 58th congress at noon tomorrow found I heralded the president's approach. I system are affected bv the strike, which
New York state senators are accused Unftt hody almost through with its President Roosevelt came forth from I will tie up all the tiaffic except surface
nf mKinir work. Xne conterence reports on tne between the massive pillars quietly ana troney lines.
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bills were agreed to. At the evening I Justice Fuller. With measured tread tude of travelers in the upper part of
session the sundry civil, the river and in harmony with the dignified step of the island reaching their places down
Citizens Now Want to See Promoter
Simmons' Evidence of Faith.
Tillamook Nearly all of the $35,000
subsidy asked for the building of a rail
way into Tillamook has been subscribe
ed. J. E. Simmons will be waited upon I curred after the opening of spring
by a committee to be appointed at a
mass meeting of subscribers to make
good his promise to put up $5,000
more in some Tillamook bank as
evidence of good faith.
Simmons agreed to build his road to
The Texas legislature has indorsed
the war on the Standard Oil company
and the alleged beef trust.
A Warsaw' anarchist was blown up
by his own bomb while attempting to
hurl it into a company of soldiers.
According to the latest St. Peters
burg advices from Kuropatkin the Jap
anese are being repulsed on all sides
The chemists who examined the con
tents of Mrs. Stanford's stomach state
positively that they found no strych
Fire at the-coal landings on the
northern bank of the Jyne, at South
8hields, Etigland, casued a loss of $1,-
harbor and general deficiency bills were the chief justice the president advanced town tomorrow is one of the most ser-
agreed to as' reported from conference,
The conference reports were agreed
to by the senate on the same measures
the house acted on. The present tern
porary government for the Panama
canal sone was continued
The statehood bill is dead and the
house will resurrect it in the next con
gress. ' '
Saturday, March 4.
Both bouses met at 10 o'clock. Ac
cording to custom a resume of appropri
ations made during the present congress
was given. The total, appropriations
in state down the long : aisle of distin
guished guests. By tnis time all were
standing, and noth'ng could be heard
above the roar of thunderous welcome.
As the president passed down the aisle
he bared his head, and with character
istic sweep of his hat bowed in acknow
ledgment of the salutations from the
stand and the ovation from the people.
At a sign from Chief Justice Fuller
the clerk of the supreme court stepped
forward, holding a bible. A hush fell
over the crowd. The president raised
his right hand, and the oath to support
the laws and constitution of the United
lous features of the situation, and it is
feared " will be the cause of much dis
Tillamook and on to Netarts bay. The
route will be either by way of North
Yamhill or Forest Grove, and the work
is to be completed in 12 months. Of
the subsidy $25,000 is to be paid when
the rails reach Tillamoko City and
$10,000 when extended to Netarts bay.
Fear of Late Frost Declared Ground
less by Old Settlers.
Hood River Peach trees will be ini
bloom in a few days and fruit buds are
swelling in all parts of the valley.
Strawberry vines are putting forth new
leaves and the hillsides have freshened
up with a new growth of grass.'
There is apprehension by some of the
fruitgrowers lest a cold snap should
damage the fruit during the month,
but old settlers Btate that frosts of any
great destructiveness have never oc-
roads are drying fast, while farmers
are taking advantage of the good
weather to plow. '
There has been less rain and snow
in this part of Oregon than for many
previous years. Mountain peaks where
the snow has been accustomed to linger
until May 1, and often times far into
June, are now almost clear of snow.
The rainfall during February was a.
trifle over one inch.
SHE MAY REPAIR AT MANILA.
United States Will Protect Blockade-
Runner Carlisle from Japanese.
Washington, March 7. Upon the
advice of the department of State, Sec
retary Taft has cabled to Governor Gen
eral Wright at Manila permission for
the British steamer Carlisle to remain
in Manila harbor until she has made
Treasure Box and Yankee Girl.
Sumpter Guy Pearsons, owner of
the Treasure Box and Yankee Girl
claims, two miles east of Sumpter, re
ports that he has sunk a shaft 20 feet
on the Treasure Box ledge. This has
been crosscut and found to be fully 20
feet in width. - Trouble is experienced
with water, and for this , reason opera
tions will have to be discontined until
pumping facilities can be installed,
were DH,U48,lU4, wmie tne estimates 1 eta-, vm rvrritlv taken amid deen I rnwmrv renaini In har marhinerv. In I These properties are near the Golden
One of the finest private dormitorias I tor the next fiscal year were ivo.oau,-1 .nn. When this had been conclude adrmtinir this attitude in anwner to' the i Chariot: which wilt erect a' mill, hoist.
at Yale college has been badly damaged 615. The customary resolutions ed there was practically nd demonstra- appeal of the ship's captain, the State ing and pumping plant this spring.
by fire. The fire is supposed to have adopted thanking Bpeaaer uinnon ana tion and the president began his in- department has added a new construe- Wcrk on these improvements is ex-
President Pro Tern Frye. Speaker Can
non was presented with a handsome
loving cup by the members of the
house. ' At 11:50 the senate, after
swearing in the vice president and new
senators, adjourned sine die. The
started from a cigarette stub.
The bulk of the Stanford millions
goes to relatives.' Various charitable
institutions get $105,000 and the Stan
ford university is well taken care of.
The Bryan, Texas, cotton oil plant house adjourned without day at
burned, causing a loss of $100,000.
An excursion train, bound for the in
augural was wrecked near Pittsburg
and seven people killed
The Indian appropriation bill makes
no provision for' the purchase of the
Colville. Washington, Indian reserva
The civil appropriation bill as finally
More Facts About Land Laws.
Washington, March 3. Additional
reports sent to congress today by the
president from the public land commis
sion include much material gathered
by the special agents of. the land office.
They relate to grazing on public land,
leases for gracing purposes, operations
under the timber and stone act and
augurala ddress. As soon as he finish
ed speaking he re-entered the capitol,
and aa he disappeared within the build
ing a signal was flashed to tne navy
yard, and the roar of 21 guns was be
gun in official salute to the president.
Fairbanks Sworn In.
Washington, March 4. In the pres
ence of as many of his fellow citizens
as could be crowded into the senate
chamber, Charles Warren Fairbrankb
was today inducted into office of vice
president of the United States. . The
ceremony was quickly followed by the
final aajournment of the 58th congress,
the beginning of a special session, an
tion to internaitonal law relative to
rights of belligerent slaps in neutral
The Carlisle is a British ship, but
she was chartered by the Russian gov
ernment and loaded with arms, ammu
mtion and food supplies for the Russian
garrison at Port Arthur. She - sailed
from Vladivostok November 20 last,
but so eff ective was the Japanese block
ade that she was unable to reach Port
Arthur. While cruising outside the
blockade line, she lost her propeller.
In disabled condition she drifted into
the harbor of San Miguel, Luzon
The captain and supercargo, the lat
ter a Russian, went to Manila and
agreed upon by both houses of con- under the homestead and the desert address by the vice president and the 80ught protection for their ship. The
State department was consulted by ca
ble and granted the request, so the Car
lisle is to wait at Manila, where she
could be more' carefully watched. It
is probable that, as Japanese warships
are reported outside of Manila harbor,
she will be permitted after making re
pairs to intern on the same conditions
as were imposed on in the case of the
Lena at San Francisco.
pec ted to commence shortly.
For Exhibit from Jackson.
Jacksonville A deputation of citi
zens waited on the county court at the
March session in the interests of an ex
hibit from Jackson county at the Lewis
and -Clark exposition. The court made
no defininite promise of an appropria
tion, but individual members have ex
pressed themselves favorably toward
the proposal. . The (am asked for is
$3,000, and it is urged that, Southern
Oregon being "one of the garden spots
of the universe," the section would be
much benefited by an exhibit at tbe
Uncover Good Ore.
Grants Pass Opening of the vast ore-
body in the Granite Hill and uncover
ing of quartz riches on the deep levels,,
as well as the general showing these
properties have made in recent months
by development, have led the American.
Gold Fields company to lay plans for
even greater operations than was at
first anticipated. Instead of the one
mine, there will be two or three, alL
operated as one property. Already the
Red : Jacket, one of the claims of the
company, located near the Granite Hill,,
has been eqnipped with machinery.
Sales of Livestock.
Echo M. H. Gillett sold a car of
hogs to John Shaw, an independent
buyer, who ships to Portland. The car-
consisted of 80 young animals, weigh
ing pn an average 242 pounds each.
The price paid was 6 cents a pound,
the highest paid in the vicinity this
year, bringing on an average $14.50
each. The hogs were fed in cattle feed
yards and finished off on chop barley.
R. N. Stanfield and J. B. Saylor also-
shipped nine cars of fat steers to
Union Meat company of Portland.
gress gives the Pacific coast and AlaBka
Representative Hermann has been
indicted at Washington, D. C, for
burning 25 letter files just prior to his
retirement from the general-land office,
The United States Steel company has
announced that the wages of 170,000
of its employes will be advanced on
land laws. These reports were not
made in time to secure any action at
this session, .but will furnish informa
tion upon which legislation can be
founded in the next congress.
Nebraska Anti-Trust Bill.
Lincoln, Neb., March 3. The house
today passed the anti-trust bill. It
has still to be considered by the. senate,
April 1 . The payroll will be increased I The bill exempts domestic corporations,
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'$12,000,000 by this raise.
The Columbia River & Northern rail
way, ' running from Lyle, : on the Co
lumbia rivre, to Goldendale, Washing
ton, has been sold for approximately
$1,000,000. Eastern capital is the
purchaser, but it is believed that in
reality the road goes to the Northern
and its author said that, while it af
fected all foreign corporations, it was
aimed specially at the so-called beef
trust and the Standard Oil company.
Publicity by the medium of complete
reports to the attorney general and se
vere penalties for violation of tne anti-
rebate provisions are leading features,
, Commissioners Garfield has submit
ted a report to the president on the
beef trust. The report shows a com
paratively small profit onn beef killed,
but on the private car lines operated
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oy tne tru i , jwr ov u ... h committees on the floor,
net earnings, un one iiae tne pront The nminatioM then were confirmed.
Monday, March 6
The senate in extra session Bpent the
greater part of the day discussing the
Santo Domingo treaty. Tne nomina
tions of the members of the cabinet
were referred to the various committees
and reports were made immediately by
swearing into omce of almost a third
of the membership of the senate. All
these official acts took place in the
chamber just before the inauguration
of the president. The inauguration of
the new vice president- was severely
simple, and ' as brief as simple. The
oath was administered by Senator Frye
as president pro tern of the senate.
' Inaugural Ball Ends Day.
Washington, March 4. The inaug
ural festivities closed at midnight with
a ball that in splendor, attendance and
artistic effect fittingly ushered out a
brilliant day. Thousands of handsome
ly gowned women with escorts from
every" state in the union and neatly
every civilized country paid their social
devoirs to the nation's chief executive
for the next four years. ' The - setting
for the ball was beautiful with a wealth
of various colors in evergreens, palms
" Russian soldiers m Manchuria are
. offering little resistance and many sur
More anli-trust laws have been
passed by the legislatures of Kansas
and Nebraska. .; . '
The senatorial deadlock in the Mis
souri legislature continues with no
prospect of an earlyireak.
- Burglars blew open tbe bank safe in
Clarksvile, Oklahoma, and secured sev
eral thousand dollars and escaped. A
Within Sight of Mukden.
Mukden, March 4. The Russian po
sitions in the center are unchanged
The east Sank is fighting close to Man
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ouspecieu i cnuntan, wmie tne Japanese occupy
St. Petersburg, Marcn 3. ine police Sufangtoi on the southwest. On Thurs-
at Tsarskoe-Selo, who since the assass-1 day and also today Japanese corps gave
ination of Grand Duke Sergius have I battle on the southwest within sight of
redoubled the ordinary precautions foi Mukden. Russians report that a Jap-
the"protection of the imperial family, I anese force has broken around the right
have arrested a suspect, who claimed and is moving north, though it is be-
to be a nephew of General Fock, but
whose papers are irregular, ana wno
was found to be armed with a loaded
revolver. An investigation is on foot.
lieved the Russians hold the Sinmin
tin road at the Liao river.
Warsaw Strikers Warlike.
Warsaw, March 3. Strikers today
A Affi.in1d anil MArVa frnTTl . f Vio
The contest between Peabody and officeB o the gas company and then
marched to the gas worra, wnicn are
Adams ' for the governorship of Colo
rado will result in the latter being de
A terrorist arsenal has been found in
occupied by the military. The strikers
merely jeered at the soldiers, shout
ing: . "You will only stay . tnere . till
Sunday; then we will clear you out."
The President's Cabinet. --
Washington, March 4. The mem
bers of President Roosevelt's cabinet
are: Wm. H. Taft, war; James Wil
son, agriculture; Victor H. Metcalf,
commerce and labor; Ethen A. Hitch
cock, interior; George B. Cortelyou,
postmaster general ; William H. Moody,
attorney general; John Hay, state; Les
lie, M. Shaw, treasury; Paul. -Morton,
Strike in Capital Renewed.
St. Petersburg, Marh 7. The strike
was resumed this morning at the Putil-
off, Oubkohoff and several other works,
and is now extensive, though not gen
eral. At the Oubkohoff works, which
are engaged on naval contracts," the
management has warned the . men of its
intention to close entirely if they struck,
At the PutiloS works Monday morning
one of the under foremen became excit
ed and drew a Revolver, with which he
wounded one of the workmen. The in
cident formed the basis of startling sto
ries of a general riot at the works.
Negro Will Be Appointed.
Washington, Marcn 7. Tneie is au
thority for the positive statement that
the president has fully, decided upon
the appointment of Charles W. Ander
son; the negro of New York, as internal
revenue colector for the district of New
York, tosucceed Charles H. Treat, who
will be appointed to succeed Ellis H
Roberts, treasurer of the United States
at Washington. . These will not be made
until June, when Mr. Roberts will have
completed an eight-year term.
Polygamy in the" Northwest.
Winnipeg,, Man., March 7. Polyg
amy has been introduced into the south
ern part of the Northwest Territory.
There is a large Mormon settlement
there and the police have been ' in
structed to prosecute a number of men
who brought two wives, whom ' they
married in Utah. . -
Work on Grizzly Group.
Cottage Grove The Johnson boys
and other owners of the Grizzly group
of claims have kept men at work driv
ing a crosscut tunnel for the purpose
of cutting the vein at a greater depth
than it has heretofore been cut. Word
has just come to toton to the effect that
the tunnel, at a distance of about 100
feet from the portal, has cut the ledge,
and that the same high grade showing
as existed above has been the result,
The vein is somewhat smaller at this
level, but carries good values. '
Oregon Census Delayed.
Pendleton The state census, which
should have been started March 1, will'
not be started until suitable blanks are
supplied by the state printer. In view
of a proposed change, which was to-
have been made at the last session of
the legislature, the state printer did
not print the blanks. The census of
the state is taken every five 1 years be
tween the 10 years of the national cen
sus, and is taken by the county assess
Engineering Company Incorporates.
Eugene The Oregon Engineering
company has filed articles of incorpora
tion with the county clerk. The capi
tal stock is, $10,000 and the principal and
place of business is at .Eugene. Tne
personnel of the new organization,
while not made public at the present
time, consists of a number of well
known engineers all over the Pacific
coast, who will combine the data and
statistics gathered in their several lines
of work and operate from here.
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Product of Tillamook Dairy.
Tillamook At the annual meeting of
the Tillamook Dairy association, Secre
tary Carl- Haberlach's report showed
that for the first eight months of last
year 1,839,396 pounds of milk' was re
ceived at the creamery at Fairview.
1,641,415 pounds of milk were used in
the manufacture of 75,056 pounds of
butter and 197,981 pounds of milk in
tbe manufacture of 20,168 pounds of
Extensive Improvements Assured.
Hood River Fifty thousand dollars
are now ; subject ' to the check of the
Hood River Electric Light, Power and
Water company, as -the .result ; of the
sale of bonds, and the extensive im
provements to the light and water sys-
Governor Accepts His Likeness.
Salem Governor Chamberlain haa
accepted the oil painting of himself by
Richard . Max Meyer, of Portland, and
Mr. Meyer will receive the $600 appro
priated by the legislature for a picture
of the governor. The painting has beea
hung in the house of representatives.
Mr. Meyer washed and . varnished all
the oil paintings of Oregon's governors
the pictures how look as fresh as
' Big Price for Hop Land.
wood burn ine largest real estate
of Marion, county has just been made
by Walter L. Tooze selling Jacob Miller
232 acres of land with a 40-acre , hop
yard adjoining this city for $19,500.
terns are now assured. .
Wheat Walla Walla, 85c; blues tem,
92c; valley, 87c per bushel.
Oats No. 1 ' white, $ 1 .: 5 1 .40 ;
gray, $1 .4001.45 per cental.
Hay Timothy, $1416 per ton;
clover, $1112; grain, $1112; cheat,
Eggs Oregon ranch, 1717Jc per
dozen. :. -.'"''
. ButterFancy creamery, 27JS0c.
i Potatoes Oregon fancy, 85 90c ;
t onmon, 6075c. V"
Apples 4-tier Raldwins, $1.25
1.50; Spitzenbergs, $1.752, ' v ;
; Hops 1904, 2426c per pound. -
' Wool Valley, 1 920c per ' pound ;
Eastern Oregon, 1217c; mohaii1, 25
26o per pound for choice. '