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TEIE DALLES, OKEGON, SATURDAY. DECEMBER 10, 1892.
M0U1MTAI.VBK, Volume XXXIII
ri HK-J10C.'TAISKi.K, ' XI
John Michell, Editor and Proprietor.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.
Single copy, one year....
Single copy six month,
.' "Tems strfcUv to advance.
Km trad at the Potto tic at The Dalle: Or eeond
Class Matter for transmission through the mail.
LIST OF STATE ANDCOUNTY OFFICIALS.
Governor 8 . Pennoyer
Secretary ol State G . W. McBride
Treasurer Phillip Metechan
BuDerintendent of Public Instruction.. E. B. McElroy
Congressman, first district . . . .
1 J. H. Mitchell
... B. Hermann
...."A'. K. Kllis
... Frank Baker
County Jude. George B ake y
Sherid A -ra
- Clerk 1- B.Crossen
Treasurer Wm. Michell
Commissioner. ....Jes. Darniclle
Assessor J w- K"nu
Surveyor.... s- B. F. Sharp i
OUPWlUWDUOUk VI uuuu nwiww,, . . '"J - j
nL - N M KAAtwood
Professional C rd.
" jrE. H. LOGAN.
Physician and Surgeon,
- Booms 2 and 8 in Land Office Building
Q 0. H0LL18TEH,
' Phvrtician arid Surgeon,
Booms over Dalles National Bank.
Office hours 10 A.M. to 1? M., and from 2 to 4 P.M.
Besidence West end ol TUiru soreet.
JJB. 8.' B. WALTER.
Physician and Surgeon.
Diseases of Children a speciality. Erslcinsville
. Sherman Co., Oregon.
jy0" - D- DOANE, '
Physician and Surgeon,'
OFFICE Room. Sand 6 Chariman Block.
BESIDENCE Second door Iron, the southeast cor
ner i ourt and fourth btrerts.
. Office hours. to 12 AM, 2 to 5 and 7 to 8PM.
J-JB. W. E. RINEHART,
Phvsician an Surgeon,
Room 1, Chapman Block, over Nielsen's store.
Office hours 10 to 12 A M and 2 to 4, 7 to 8 P .
Besidence on Union Street corner of Ninth.
p E. SANDERS, D. D. 8.,
Second and Washington
French & Cu.'s Bank.
. sv;.ie. ti1 Mechanical Dentistry thoroughly
understood, and satisfaction guaranteed in every in
G. C, ESHELMAN,
Physician and Snreeon. ' '
Coon try calls answered promptly day or night,
booms SO and 87, Chapmau Block, The Oalles,
Oregon . apraa
t. b. cosnoir. . J. w. convex.
QONDON ts CONDON, '
Attorneys at Law.
- Office On Court street, opposite the Id Court
House, The Dalles, Or.
Attorney at Law,
Office in Schanno's building;, up-stairs.
The Dalles . -
Attorney at Law,
cms 62 and 63, New Vogt Block,
J J. STORY,
Attorney at Law.
; T " The Dalles. Oregon
- Loan Agent. -
Agents for the Scottish Union and National 1
u ranee company of Edin jurgh, Scotland, Capit
Valuable Farms sear the City to sell on easy
Olfioe over Post Office. The Dalles. Or. .
B. B. DDTUa. ntaSK MXBIFSB.
. Attorneys at Law.
Booms 42 and 48, Chapman Block, The Dalles, Or.
B msraaaD TO DO
M-M MM M2A HI A J. .
"; Cor. Third and Lincoln Sts.,
' . THE DALLES, OREGON
' A share of the public patronage solicited. Satis
faction guaranteed. seplO-dfc
THE DA LES. OREGON.
: Plans for buildings drafted, and estimates given
All letters coming to me through the postoffice wil
eceive prompt attenton
- a SSEMBLT NO. 4S27, K. OF L. Meets In K. of
2 P. Hall the second and fourth Wednesdays ol
each month at 7JW f. M.
-S.T7ASOO LODGE. NO.
15. A. F. & A. .Meets
V V first and third
Monday of each month at 7
mHK DALLES ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER, NO 6.
J Meets iu Masonic. Hall too third Wednesda
.if each month at 7 P M. -
nT rum . rnnnv UA K ( t 0 w .
every Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock. In K. of P.
Hall, corner of Secoud and Court streete. Sojourn
log brothers are welcome. A. LARSEN, N. G.
U. Clodsb, Sec'y.
TCR1EKDSHIP LODGE, NO. 9., K. of P. Meets
' every Monday evening at r.au o ciocJt, in ttcnan
no's building, corner of Cour.jind Second streets.
Sojooming brothers are cordially invited.
D. Vacs, K. K. and 8. E. E. HAIGHT, C C
WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION
will meet every Friday afternoon at 8 o'clock
at the read imr room. All are invuea.
A M ODERN WOODMEN OF THE WORLD Mt.
iVJ. Hood Camp, No. 69, meets every Tuesday
evening of eacn wees uisu o cioca, in a. neuers
nail. All Drotoers ana sojourning Drawers are
InMlul .A k. i,nt
mEMPL' LODGE, NO. 8. A. O. U. W. Meets
I in KEeller's Hall every Thursday evening at 7:80
O'clock. Gtt BGE GIBO8, M. W.
W. 8. Mtbbs, Financier.
1 AS. MS8MITH POST, NO. 32, O. A. R -Meets
tj every Saturday at 7 JO P. M. in K. of P. Hall.
OF L. E. Meets every day iterneon in
K. of P. Hall.
ESANG YEREIM HARMONIE.- Meets every
J Sunday evening in Hellers riaiLi,
OF. L. F. DIVISION. NO. 167 Mee-s n K.
of P. Hall the first and hud Wednesday of
each month at 7:30 P. M.
C. l STEPHENS,
Dry Josis, W Fiiriiis,
BATS, CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES. ,
No 134 Second Street, next door east of The Dalles
Having ust opened in business, and hat ng a full
assortment of the latest goods in my line, 1 disire a
so an of the puoic patronage.
0. F. STEPHENS j
TUB OLD E8IABU8HBD
Second St., Eaat End.
AUGUST BUOHLER. PROP.
Ha been refitted throughout with the
LATEST IMPROVED MACHINERY
And is now manufacturing the
Best Keg and Jottled Beer
la Eastern Oregon.
Mr. Buchler always aims to adopt the latest brew
injf apparatus and will furnish bis customers bee
equal toacy n mantei: wu
.nrthwest Cor. Second and Washington 8t.
rthwest Cor. Se-
Successors to George Ruch.
The Cheapest Place
n tsi daubs Tea .
All Kinds of Groceries.
FLOUR, GRAIK, WILLOW WARE, ETC.
We respectfully solicit a share of the publie pat
ronage, ana shall endeavor to give enure sausi ac
tion to our customers ootn old ana new.
'HE PIONEER BAKERY,
UKO. KlICH, Prop
This well-known Bakery has re-opened
at the old stand, and will have on sale
ORDERS LEFT FOR
Will receive prompt attention.
Washington Street, nex- doer to Chrisman A Cor-
ton s grocery store,
PATH KREFT & CO.,
Paint?, Oils, Cte
And the Most Complete and Latest
Patterns and Designs in
Practical Painters and Parjer Hanzers. None but
the best brands of the Sherwin-Williams Paint used
la all our work, and none but the most skilled
workmen employed. All orders will be promptly
Shop adjoining Columbia Packing Co..
DAN BAKER, Prop'r.
' Keeps on band tbe oest
Wines, Lipors and Cigars,
FREE MUCH EVERY EVENING.
Near tbe Old Mint, .Second Street,
THE DALLES, : : OREGON.
O. N. THORN BURY.
T. A. HUDSON,
THORNBCRY & HUDSON, ;
! Write Fire, Life & Accident
IsLoxiersr to X-oaan.
on BeallEstate, Chattel and Personal security.
Will attend to all kinds oj Land business be
fore the U. S. Jjand UJux.
Rooms 7 and 8, up-stairs, U. 8. Land Office building.
THE DALLES, OREGON.
East End STOCK YBBDS.
t7IXIi FAT THE :
HighestCash Price for
Hay and Grain.
DEALER IN LIVE STOCK.
A. A. BROWN
A FULL ASSORTMENT
iw m mn wimi,
Soecial Prices to Cash Buyers.
170 SECOND STREET.
First door east of Crandall & Bnrgett's Fur
A. W. FARGHEB.
THOMPSON & FARGHER,
Near Mint building, Second St.
Horsa-Sbokj ng; smd nsrml JobtllBg
Prices reasonable and to suit the times .
A letter containing a check on The Dalles Na
tional Bank, drawn in favor of Mason, Ehnnan A
Co., Portland, dated Nov. 3d, was lost in transit be
tween this city and Portland- All pe-soos are
warned against paying such ceck, except endorsed
by the payee named above.
Bread, CaKes -Pies, Etc.
The Dalles National Bank.
OF DALLES CITY, OR.
..Z. F. Moodj
J. A. Hood;
General Banking Business Transacted.
Sight Exchanges sold on
sW Collections made oa favorable terms at all ae
, M. BEALL.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK.
SCHENCK & BEALL. BANKERS,
TRANSACTS A REGULAR BANKING BUSINESS
BUY AND SELL EXCHANGE.
COLLECTIONS CAREFULLY MADE AND
PROMPTLY ACCOUNTED FJ
DRAW ON NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO AND
D P Thompson, Ed M Williams,
J 8 Bchistck. 6 bo Res A Lisbb,
H M Hull.
Nsw Ready for Sale' on Easy Terms.
Now Is the timelto buy while
PRICES ARE LOW.
This tract has been surveyed and platted in acre.
tracts with convenient streets and avenues and so
arranred that purchasers can get one block or sev
level, soil excellent, water easily obtained, location
eral acres. in a ooav. Toe lanti is comparatively
pleasant, neautuui and easy to access ana joins tne
ity immediately on tne ease
Title U. S. Patent. Warranty Deeds.
FOB SALE BY
Th? Dalles Land and Improvement Co.
For particnUkra apply at the office of the Company
uoomi i ana a, iana umce jauiiinf(, ine imiefl. ur.
COMB AND 8EEfcTHE PROPERTY.
THORNBURY & HUDSON, '
Real Estate Agents.
FACTORY NO. 105.
Best Brands manufact-
Ul JnO ured.
and ordeas from all parts
of the country nlled on tbe shortest notice.
Tbe reputation of THE DALLES CIGAR
has become firmly established, and the de
mand for the home manufactuaed 'article is
increasing eyery day.
dec2idv-tf A. TJLEICH 4 SON.
Cor. Court smd Front Streets, '
THE DALLES, : : OREGON.
fc Lipors and Cigars.
None but tbe Best Quality of Liquors and
the Best Brands of Cigars on sale.
Kentucky Straight Whisky
From $3 to $5 Per Gallon.
A. BETTINGEN, JR., Proprietor.
F S. CONNING.
J. T. HOCKMAN.
Gnnning & Hoclanan
In th new shop on Second street, first blacksmith
shop east of French Co.'s brick block.
Horse-Shoeing a Specialty.
- All kinds of work in iron, whether of agricultuial
implements or vehicles, done in the most mechan
ical style, and satisfaction guaranteed. an2wky
J. O. MACK,
Fine Wines and Liguors,
DOMESTIC AND KEY WEST CIGARS.
The Celebrated Pabst Beer
171 Seoood St., : THE DALLES, OR.
Seoond and Union Streets.
A. L. NEWMAN, Proprietor.
Lost, Strayed or StoIeD.
FROM the premises of the subscriber, residinr on
Tyk h ridge, a white yearling heifer, no nuu-ks,
but branded HI dimlv. A reward of 16 will be given
to any sue delivering the heifer to m at say place
Brussels, Dec 2 Tbe scheme for
so.nuon of tbe monetary problem sub
mitted to tbe international nfftnetary con'
lerence by Rotbscbild baa been rejected
by tbe committee to wbich it was re
ferred, on tbe votes oi the delegates from
France, Italy, Belgium, Norway, Sweden
and Russia. Tbe first objection made to
tbe Dlan was from tbe delegates of tbe
nations belonging to tbe .Latin union
Tbey disapproved of tbe proposal tbat 43
pence be fixtd as tbe maximum purchase
price oi silver, inis ugure was conse
quently withdrawn in lavor of a bigber
one. Dot tnis concession lanea to recon
cile tbe opposition Tbe report will be
submitted this afternoon by Raffalovitch,
of Russia, chairman of tbe committee
It declares Rothschild's proposals are of
great interest and worthy of foil discus
sion, out tne committee oy a vote oi i 10
6 declined to recommend its adoption
Tbe committee declared in favor of that
portion of Montefiore Levi's plan which
reters to tbe gradual witbdrawl of all
gold coins ander tbe value of 20 francs;
also of all bank cotes below a certain
value. Tbe report concludes with a
statement of tbe American, Mexican and
Indian delegates with references to tbe
future action of their countries. This
statement is not yet obtainable. Tbe
American delegates regard tbe position
cheerfully. Tbe way is now cleared for
a lull discussion of their bimetallic plans,
in accordance with their original pro
gramme. A prominent opponent ol pro
longed debates is .Bertram uurne. a .Brit
ish representative. His aim in trying to
curtail tbe discussion is to bring the con
ference to a close at tbe end ot next week.
Tbe American delegates will not yield to
tbe application for a hasty closure, but if
C'urr e's influence prevails tbe British,
German and Austrian delegates will with
draw at the latest by tbe middle of Dec
ember, aud tbus break up tbe proceed-iDS8-
After tbe submission or tbe report ot
tbe committee, the Americans announced
they were not retdy to discuss it. Ad
journed till Tuesday.
Ktotins in 91 art rid.
Madrid, Dec. 2 Yesterday was a day
of tumult and apprehension throughout
tbe city. Thousands of men did not go
to work at the usual hour, bat waited in
groups on street corners near the center
of the city. Tbey were joined by crowds
of ' loalerei anarchists and rowdies.
Thousands gathered in Puerta del Sol and
began shouting against the ministry and
municipal authorities. Tbe police tried
to disperse them, but were repulsed.
Reinforcements were called, but before
tbey arrived most of tbe crowd drifted
into the side streets. At 2 o'clock the
crowd gathered, again 11.000 or 12,000
strong- Black flajs were numerous, and
many men were armed wito ciuos. ine
crowd surged up to tbe steps of tbe borne
office, shouting "Down with tbe govern
ment. -'Down with the city thieves,"
"Crush the upper 10,000." "Give us our
rights," etc. Tbe building was closed
and a call sent out for more military and
police protection. Respectable citizens
were thrown down and trampled or com
polled to join the mob, and several shops
were forced and plundered. When balf
way to tbe palace the rear end of tbe mob
was intercepted and dispersed by tbe po
lice, who broke in from a side street with
drawn sabers. The struggle lasted 10
minutes, as tbe men fought back stub
bornly with whatever weapons tbey
could find. Meanwhile tbe foremost
part of tbe mob reached tbe open square
before tbe palace. Tbey shouted tor
"justice to tbe poor," dismissal of tbe
ministry, and punishment ot tbe princi
pal officials who were stealing tbe peo
ple's money. A body of mounted police
charged upon tbem down Calle del Ar-
senal, and after " another struggle dis
persed tbem. Several persons were in
jored in tbe fight. Tbe ..leaders of tbe
riots were cantured jjurioz tnts dem
onstration Senor Sagasta, ex prime min
ister, rode by. and was greeted with
cheers from all sides.
Yoang .Editor Shot.
Seattle, Wash., Dec. 2 Thomas Hen
derson Boyd, editor of tbe Morning
Olympian, of Olympia, and one of the
best known young men in the state, was
murdered by bis wife at her apartments.
310 James street, at 11 o'clock to night.
It is thought tbe murder was premedi
tated, as the marital infelicities have
been well known to tbe few who are
aware of their marriage, which ' was a
secret one, and Boyd is known to have
bad a mortal dread of tbe woman. . Boyd
met the woman in Olympia three years
ago, wben he was mere as a reporter lor
tbe Tacoma Ledger at tbe constitutional
conventual. She had been an inmate of
a house ot in lame ltrrortiana inree years
before, and bad pursued a fast life in San
Francisco and other cities. Sbe appeared
to have a great affection for Boyd, and
they at tbat time began an intimacy tbat
be afterward tried to sever but could not
Her true name was Ursula Juamta TJn-
fug, and she was a native of Mexico.
She was ' a decided brunette and con
sidered strikingly bandnome. Sbe was
of a very jealous disposition, and it is
said tbat. while tbe mistress ot Boyd,
often caused bim much annoyance bv
dogging bis footsteps Boyd was always
telling bis intimate friends tbat he in
tended to got rid of tbe woman, but it
appears be was unable to do so, for JJ eb.
19,1892. they went to Portland and were
secretly married,'- It is said be was drank
at tbe time- . , -v ',
. Boyd returned to Olympia and bis wife
came to Seattle; -and took: rooms. Boyd
took ' particular pains to keep tbe mar
riage secret., and many of bis most inti
mate friends supposed tbe 'woman still
bis mistress and not bis wile. Me came
here frequently to see her, but tbey al
ways avoided publicity and be always
made business a pretext for bis trips to
this city. A tew weeks ago be confided
to a friend that be bad a terrible ske eton
in bis closet, and tbat be feared death at
A. Hare Liberal Policy.
Chicago. Dec 2 There is a strong
and rapidly growing moral and religious
sentiment for the repeal of tbe world's
fair Sunday closing. Una divine atler
another is coming ont in favor of this
liberal movement. J H Thompson, sec
retary of World's Fair Sunday Opening
Association.bas received a letter from bis
eminence. Cardinal Gibbons, of Balti
more, in wbich tbe cardinal expresses
himself as favoring tbe fair opening Sun
day, witb the machinery and all unneces
.ary labor stopped
Work at The Oallesj.
Washington, Dec. 2 The board, com
posed of four army officers and three citi
zens, to examine tbe dalles of the Colam
bia and report upon the feasibility of tbe
boat railwav scheme win prooaoiy nave
tbat document ready at an early date for
tbe present session of congress. From
intimations tbat have been dropped
around the war department it is evident
tbat this board will not give such a glow
ing account of the feasibility ot tbe boat
railway scheme aa was hoped by Senator
Mitchell, and that possibly it may report
n favor of a portage-railway scheme. A
report in favor of a portage scheme will
not meet witb favor, as congress will be
very slow to do anything which looks like
engaging in the management of a railway.
This also operates against any boat-rail
way scheme, and the only thing left is
tbe construction of canal and locks, or a
portage railway to be built by tbe state.
A Suspension of I msu titration.
Washington, Dec. 2 Surgeon-Gen
eral Wvman in bis annual report will
favor the suspension of immigration dur-
mg the next year as a means of prevent
ing tbe introduction of cholera into this
Work for (Congress,
Washington. Dec. 4 The second ses
sion of tbe 52d coogress, which begins
to morrow, is likely to be more remark
able for discussion than for action, prin
cipally because oi the lack of opportunity
for tbe latter. Tbe thing tbat will be
done ij to provide means for tbe main'
tenaoce of tbe government, and it is gen
erally believed-tbe regular annual appro
priation oil Is will represent nearly all tbe
positive achievements tbat can be cred
ited to the session. There may, however,
be several important exceptions. One ot
them relates to tbe subject of immigra
tion. Public interest in tbe subject is
stimulated by tbe radical suggestion of
the senate Immigration committee, tbat
all immigration be suspended for one
year. Undoubtedly powerful influences
will be brought to compass tbe defeat ot
a bill embodying such a proposition, but
it may be tbe great public sentiment be
hind it will oblige congress to pass tbe
measure. A strong ettort will ceitainly
be made to procure a repeal of the Sun
ay-closing clause of the world s fair act,
and it may be some action will be taken
to protect railroad employes from ' tbe
umerous casualties resulting from ou
scare devices to couple snd slop freight
traios. These matters comprise what tbe
best judgment concedes to be all the
probable original legislation on tbe pnrt
of tbe second session of tbe 52d congress.
Goldbndale, Wash , Dec 8 A com
munication has been received here from
the Denver capitalists, who recently
made tbe proposition to build a railroad
to Goldeadak', that tbey would let tbe
same rest in "status quo" until next
spriog. They say tbat tbey have the
money ready, providing tbe people of
Klickitat county will properly respond,
to put tbe road to' an early completion.
Many railroad rumors have been afloat
here recently and several strangers have
been seen at different times ib and about
Klickitat pass, apparently looking up the
topography and elevation of the country.
1 be resalt is, many surmises have been
made. One is tbat it is an early build
ing of a road over tbe Hunt survey an j
crossing tbe Columbia river at La Camas
and then running on into Portland. Tbe
Burliogton & Quiocy people are supposed
to be behind tbe scheme as this road is
known to want a western terminus.
Again, tbe Denver people, who are very
eager to put in a branch, are known to
be on good terms with tbe Burlington
people, and are possibly tbeir represen
tatives. Another rumor is that the North
Dalles real estate people claim tbey are
going to build a road via Glendale, North
Yakima and otber points to Spokane.
.-'A Tragedy at Jea.
- San Diego, Cal., Dec. 8 Captain
Smitb, who is under arrest bere for tbe
murder of George N. Neale, otTCoronado
islands, it is believed was several times
to-day on tbe.verge of making a confes
sion, but tbe jail officials cautioned him
to be silent. Tbe schooner Sandy bas re
turned from a fruitless search in tbe vi
cinity of tbe island, where it was hoped
to find tbe body -of tbe murdered boy.
Willie Silbery, tbe boy who escaped the
fate ot bis companion by promising to
conceal tbe crimetellt a graphic story of
the tragedy. He says ne helped Captain
Smith wash away tbe blood of young
fieale, which bad been spattered over bis
bunk, but shrewdly omitted to remove
that which bad spurted on tbe ceiling
overhead, leaving, this to corroborate bis
story, as be intended to tell on bis arrival
in port. Tberc has been some talk of
breakiog into tbe jail and banging, not
only Smith, but Indian Joe Otay, a.mur
derer whose trial ended to day, but up to
tbe present time there bas been do attack
on tbe jail. Tbe jury in the case of In
dian Joe bas just gone out, after a night
session devoted to argument. .
Brnsaed bj urn Elevator...
Seattle, Wash., Dec 8 About noon
to day Darius Horton. a cousin of Dexter
Horton, owner of the great New York
building, was killed by tbe elevator cage
descending upon hint as he sat in tbe well
oiling the machinery. He bad relieved
the elevator boy duiing lunch bour and
stopped tbe cage a few feet from tbe floor
in order to go beneath. The' cage was
either insecurely checked or Horton re
leased it in an attempt to raise it from
below, and it descended upon bis bead,
crushing it down between tbe shoulders
and killing bim instantly. He was not
discovered till the boy, on returning, saw
a band and arm sticking np by tbe door.
Tbe man's wife and daughter were in tbe
building, and were agonized spectators of
tbe efforts to get tbe crushed, Druised and
bleeding mass from tbe well. Horton
was a cousin ot Julius and Dexter Horton,
wecllbv pioneers, and a balf cousin of
Coroner Horton, whose painful duty it
became to investigate the cause of bis
A Mad Catastrophe.
Pleasabton, Cal, Dec. 3. A family
named Nickelson, consisting oi husband,
wife and three children, and tbe wife's
sister and a hired man, became frightened
at tlia rising water and attempted lp es
cape in a wagon. Tbey live on an island
in tbe Arroyo valley creek, about four
miles east of town. Tbey crossed tbe
main creek and, "going some distance
further, tried to cross a small branch.
Tbe wagon upset and tbe wife and one
girl were drowned immediately, ids
father lost his life in tryiog to rescue bis
boy and tbe boy was also drowned. Tbe
hired man succeeded in saving tbe lives
of himself, one boy and Mrs. Nickelson's
sister. Tbe bodies of Mrs. Nickelaonand
one boy have been found but tbe otber
two are missing.
The TronMe Exaggerated. -
Victoria, B. C, Dec 4. Reports sent
out by correspondents of the Indian
trouble down tbe coast are grossly exag
gerated. Tbe only particulars to band
are tbat tbe Nitinat" tribe of Indians,
having procured a supply of liquor, all
got drunk and became very quarrelsome.
Tbe prospect of serious fighiing among
themselves is to great that tbe police
telegraphed for, and a squad of specials
will, it possible, be sent down to arrest
ttreat Daasnge Floods.
Altabado, Cal., Dec. 8 The water is
very high. Tbe oldest residents say it is
the highest since 1854. Tbe railroad
track is all washed out for nearly two
miles. Section men are Working night
and dav to get tbe track ready so that
trains can pass. Tbe town is badly
Hooded, water being two feet deep in
several bouses. Chinatown is entirely
inundated. Many farmers have lost por
Hons of their crops and fences are being
washed away. The flood is still coming
Kallread Track Washed Oat.
LrvEBMORE, Cal., Dec. 3 Two inches
of ram fell here up to 7 o'clock this
morning, causing the creeks tcverflow
their banks. Water has been running
through the main streets of Livermore all
tbe moroiog, filling many cellars, but
causing no serious damage. Tbe railroad
track between bere and rleasanton was
washed out for a distance ot about 200
yards, but has been temporarily repaired,
so tbat traios are now running on time,
Canoes a Loss or Nhecp.
Biggs, Cal., Dec. 3 Owing to the con
tinued heavy rain several sloughs north
of town overflowed tbeir banks at an
early bour, flooding tbe northern part of
tbe town, doing slight damage. Messrs.
Combs and Porter, who had a band of
several thousand sheep in a corral in tbe
lower part of town, lost 400 head.
Tne Town "Inundated.
San Francisco, Dec. 3 The Mocbo-
dam in Livermore broke last night inun
dating tbe town. Tbe water stands from
two to' three feet deep in seme ot the
Helgn of Terror.
Lincoln, Neb., Dec 5 Thugs and
footpads who baye caused a reign ot ter
ror in Lincoln for 10 days past, have
changed tbe scene of tbeir operations, or
part ot them have, and invaded tbe
country precincts. Last night two men
entered the bouse of farmer Miller, five
miles northwest of this city, ' Tbey de
manded tbat be turn over bis money
Something Mr.-Miller did failed to suit
tbe man who was holding a gun to end
lorce.his demands, and be shot at the ol
man, but missed bim.. Mrs. Miller was
of course terribly frightened, and tried to
get out of tbe bouse to alarm a neighbor
living about 40 rods away. (Joe ot tbe
men followed her outdoors aud made her
come back. He shot at her, and the bul
lot struck tbe side of her face and ranged
upward from the cheek bone, leaving a
shallow furrow on tbe skin. Tbe robbers
obtained wbat little money there was in
tbe bouse and leit. shortly alter mid
night, two masked men supoo't-d to ne
tbe same visited tbe little i amlet of
Emerald, comprising a postoffice and
general store. Postmaster Lee occupies
the backpart of tbe. building as living
apartments. The robbers gained an en
entrance, intimidated Lee and forced bim
to open tbe safe. His work being a trifle
slow, tbey shot bim in tbe leg.- Tbey se
cured money, jewelry and stamps to tbe
amount of f 500 and escaped. A posse
was formed. io Emerald this morning to
pursue tbe robbers aud ' reinforcements
went from Lincoln. Tbe order bas gone
forth to take tbem dead or alive.
From Siberia Exile.
Omaha, Dec, 5 Jacob Gerber bas re
turned to tbe city, having escaped fronf
Siberian exile,' to which be was con
demned a vear and a balf ago. He tells
a horrible tale of suffering. After reaid
ing in this country six-years, and declar
ing Lis intention of becoming a citizen
be went to Russia on a visit. v As soon as
bis identity was discovered be was seized
snd condemned to the Siberian mines for
15 years. In company with. 600 otber
convicts, to one of whom be was ironed,
be made the long and awful journey to
Ilga. . On arrival there the irons were
stricken from bim, and be waa told to
take care of himself thenceforth. By the
aid of a friendly Hebrew, be, after sev
eral months, managed to get a letter to
bis wife, and sbe sent him, iff tbe care of
tbis iriend, about 11000. With this, and
dicguised as a Russian nobleman, Gerber
managed to escape from Sibens,spendiug
much in tbe bribery or petty .omciais,
etc., and reaching bere with about ten
Drowning at a Jetty.
Shag Island Jetty? Or , Dec. 4 J. E
Plunkett was drowned bere last evening.
He was foreman of the carpenter gang
at work oh tbe jetty. At tbe time of tbe
accident be was lifting a long plank up
on the jetty and one end swung around
and struck bim on the legs,knocking bim
overboard into tbe swift current. About
forty men saw tbe Accident, but were nn
able to render any assistance, as there
was no boat within reach at the time.
Tho poor fellow struggled hard to catch a
piling tbat was driven a lew nunoreo
yards below, but tbe current was so swift
be could not reacn it. lie sank in snout
25 feet of water. Engineer Will Sane,
with three otber men, went to work im
mediately to make a grapple of sturgeon
books, and in three hours the body was
recovered. Mr. Plunkett leaves a widow
at Long Beach, Wash., and word wa sent
to ber. Coroner Pool, of Astoria, was
telegraphed for and will take tbe body to
Sentenced the Fourth Time.
Jersey City, N. J., Dec 5 Edward
Hallinger, three times sentenced torJeath
lor tbe murder of bis wife two months
a co. and whose neck baa been saved ss
many times by counsel, was arraigaed
before Judge Wen 2 tbis morning, and
for tbe fourth ime was sentenced to
death. The datef fixed by Judge Wertz
is Thursday. December 22, which ts in
accordance with Prosecutor Winfield's'
statement that be would have Hallinger
hanged before Christmas. Hallinger
lawyer now says be will apply for a writ
of error, wbich course be says is sug
gested by the text of Justice Shires' de
cision. It will probably be denied, and
be will then take an appeal, Wbich will
act as a stay. Hallinger did not wear
such a strong air of bravado as when sen
tenced tbe last time, tie was cool and
reserved and evidently places great con
fidence in bit lawyer's statement that .he
will not be banged.
Fieree Wins First Heat.
Salem, Dec. 5 Judge Burnett ren
dered a decision to-day, sustaining the
demurrer to the writ of . mandamus,
wbich was filed Saturday afternoon by
the attorneys for H. B Miller, Republi
can candidate tor presidential elector, to
compel tbe secretary of state not to connt
tbe votes cast for Nathan Pierce in tbe
counties where bis name appeared on tbe
Tbis is a temporary victory for Pie-re,
as bis majority, it an toe voies are
counted, will be close to 1000. Tbe sec
retarv ot tbe state bas begun canvassing
tbe vote, but a notice of appeal to the
supreme court has been served on bim.
- Newspaper Offlee Burned. '
La Grande, Or, Dec. 5 The two-
story . frame building containing tbe
offices of tbe Recorder at Elgin, in this
county, was totally destroyedby fire last
night. Q. a. Swinebart, who was sleep
ing in tbe second story, was awakened
only in time to jump for bis life. Loss,
$3000; insurance, 11400.
ITEMS IN BRIEF
From Saturday's Daily.
The mud in our streets need no
Conrt adjourned yesterday until Decem
Mr. Jos. MasEachero, of Portland, is
Hon. Geo. W. Johnston, of Dufar, is in
Mr, C. J. Vandnyn, of Tygh Valley, was
in tne city yesterday.
The conooil chambers have been repaired,
ana are now very neat in appearance.
Tnere are only two oorupanta in tbe
county jail, and these are from Sherman
Our schools are crowded tbis vear, and
more teachers and lamer rooms for educa
tional facilities are needed.
Christmas trees of all sizes on sale at The
Dalles Lumbering; Co'a otfiue, corner of
Front and Washington streets.
A match same of ball waa played at Tvch
between Tvgh and Wamic clubs. The score
stood: Tygh, 61; Wamic. 29.
Wheat is still selling at tbe warehouses.
notwithstanding the advanced stage of tbe
season ana tne condition of the roads.
The number of pupils enrolled in tbe
public schools in this city is 4S8. The hich
eai enrollment neretotore na bean 46U.
Burglars are becoming frequent, and this
is eviaence that the city is infested witb a
class who are undesirable in any community
Mr. J. W. Marquess, who was severely
injured several weeks since, was in town to
day for the first time since be met with the
Denutv Sheriff Phirman left to-nicht for
salem with Goon, who waa sentenced to the
penitentiary for two years for paasiue coun
The party of the terpsichorean club last
evening waa largely attended, and those
present express themselves well satisfied
with tbe arrangements. . -
A wind storm prevailed in the Bittor Root
valley last Saturday in which trees were
blown out by ibe roots, fences blown down
and much otber damage done.
The entire works were kei t running all
day on a single stick of cedar in a Gray's
Harbor shingle milt recently, f rom the
one stick 188,500 shingles were made.
Mr. James Pearsou. an old resident of the
Deschutes, but at present living at Water
ville. Wash., has been io the city for the
past few days, visiting relatives aud friends.
Mr. W. H. Brooks, of the Dufur Vis
patch, published his valedictory in its last
4ssue. He will hereafter priiit the parjer at
Urant, aad tne name will be changed to
Jim. a, uaeii, or oational reputation as
an athlete committed suicide in Spokane
last evening, by taking a dose of morphine.
tie a ran a pretty treely, and the aot was
done while in a state of intoxication.
Now tbat tbe streets do not afford an op
portunity for playing marbles, the "small
boy" amuses himself with watching the city
jail and its occo pants. Parents should take
note of the old stanza: "Vice is a monster,"
Rev. L. Nissen arrived in the city from
Astoria to-day, and will hold services in the
.Norwegian language at the Lutjjieran church
to-morrow, morning and evening. We re
ceived a pleasant call from the gentleman
The estimated wealth of the United
States, that is, the value of all tne lands,
buildings, railway, etc., is put at $64,000.-
000,000. The amount of money of all
kinds is estimated hy the secretary of the
treasury to be S2, 108, 130,092.
What is supposed to be Biela t comet.
alter an absence ot seven years, swinging
around tbe circle, has the past fortnight
been coquetting with the earth at a distance
of about a million miles, and tbe people" of
our globe have been taking io tbe pretty
sight, to be seen directly overhead every
night between 8 and 9 o dock, when the
ssy is clear.
Justice Schotz was engaged tbis momma
in an examination of a case in which the
complaining witness had sworn tbat be had
been robbed. As the trial proceeded the
testimony was not such as warranted tbe
magistrate in holding the defendant, and he
was discharged from custody.
Harry Woods, a brakeman on tbe Union
Pacific branch from Arlington to Heppoer,
fell from a moving freight train one day
this week and sustained senous injuries.
He was picked up unconscious and taken to
Heppner where he is receiving good treat
ment. It is feared he may be injured in
Alaska covers an area of 575,000 square
mile and bas 25,000 miles of coast line.
The population is probably about 30,000, of
which all but 5000 are native Indians. The
United States government derives a large
revenue from its vast fisheries and fur trade.
Tbe fur seal and fur otter trade alone is
worth $300,000 a year.
A creditor of the late Samuel J. Randall
recently filed a petition in probate court at
Philadelphia to compel an accounting. His
widow has just made answer that when his
funeral expenses bad been paid and the $300
exemption allowed tbe widow, not a penny
of property remained. It is unfortunate
for the widow that suuh should be the case,
but considering Randall's opportunities in
congress for feathering bit neat it apeaka
louder for his honesty than a bronze tablet
or a tombstone could ever do.
Last niffht the hardware store of Messrs.
Maier ft Benton was bioken into from one
of tbe rear windows. It is not known
whether anything was taken or not. The
night before It waa the saloon of Mr. F.
Lemke, in whiclt a tew dollars were taken
from the till, two bottles of whisky and
some cigar stolen. Where will these fel
lows ply their nefarious scheme to-night?
It is to be hoped that these scoundrels will
soon meet their deserts, and be at work for
tbe state in Salem, where they justly be
long. Heppner Gatette: Lucky Baldwin,
wbo for about one year has been pro
prietor of tbe Monument Canyon City
stage line, has skipped tbe country or
at least such is tbe report leaving
numerous creditors and several cayuse
frsmes to make tbe best of the future.
Oo learning of . his absconding, parties
interested attached all bis stage stock
and will at an early date proceed to get
as nearly even with bim as possible.
A voter has broogbt suit to have the
Australian ballot law of California de
clared unconstitutional,on tbe ground
tbat tbe law does not allow bim to enjoy
"tbe secrecy ot the ballot " In tbis par
ticnlar case tbe plaintiff is nearly blind
and be alleges be cannot vote without
tbe assistance of others. Tbe question
arises just wbat kind of a ballot could
there be devised tbat would fit the con
stitutional rights to blind voters wbo de
mand the recret ballot claim to be guar
anteed.. ' .
Peter - Sylvester as he was generally
known here at tbe time wben John L. Sul
livan knocked bim int perpetual insanity,
escaped from tbe as- lum a few days ago and
reached Astoria Tuesday night looking for
Sheriff Smitb, says the Astorian. He
wanted to get even witb tbat officer for a
multitude of evil deeds, and was prepared
to slice off a tew portion of his enemy'
anatomy with a carving- knife. However,
tbe sheriff and chief of police captured him
without any damage having been done, and
he will be returned immediately to bia last
place of residence.
Lewiaton Teller: The two commissioners.
who, with Mr. Schleicher, will treat with
tbe Nes Perce for their lands, will reach
bere to-day. After a abort consultation as
to plans of operation tbey will proceed to
Lapwai to begin tneir war:, ine inaian
nave known of their oomiog now for several
week and tbey bays been gathering in tne
grand council. Robt, Schleicher will no
doubt be the chairman of tbe commission
and it is now thought tbat P. B. Whitman
will be called noon to act as interpreter,
though James Stewart u also spoken of.
Every indication is favorable to a speedy
and satiafactory arrangement to settle the
affaii. ' - v
Nat Bowman, of Independence Prairie,
about twenty mile above tbis place,
took six horses across the mountains to
Eastern Oregon to winter tbem. He then
started to walk back home. About tbe
summit he encountered a snow storm and
about 8 feet of newly fallen snow. This
made traveling very bard and slow, and
it took bim four days to cover a distance
tbat usually requires only about one and
a half days to make. Provisions rsn
short, and the last two days found him
witb only one biscuit on which to sub
sist, says the Santiam Lumberman. He
arrived home just as a searching party
was preparing to start out to look for j
Pendleton Tribune: Sheriff Wilcox of
Gilliam county, came down to Pendietou
yesterday with the papers authorizing
tne arrest ot Melvin Green for tbe lar
ceny of a gelding. Tbe offense if charged
to have been committed in Gilliam, for
which offense Green was indicted last
September by tbe grand jury of tbat coun
ty. Bonds were furnished by S. L. Morse
and Lee Butler in tbe sum of $500 last
evening. Sheriff Wilcox's writ demanded
that the bonds be approved in Gilliam
county until such action be taken, con
sequently Green was taken last qigbt to
mac county, tiis tamer, uess ureen.
live on Birch Creek, and Melvin bas
lived there all his life. He is about
twenty-three years of age.
East Oregonian: It looks as if the Indian
depredation claim presented by residents
ot tbis locality, which bave been hanging
fire for a long time, and bave occa ioned
the visits of several government sgents to
Pendleton, will soon be settled bv Uncle
sam. it i reported tbat several parties
am receiving vouchers, which, after being
amy signed win be foflowed bv warrants
The names of two were learned. Laat Sat
urday, Frank S. Landrv received a vouoher
tor ?SHI. During tbe Indian war of 1878
tbe redskins destroyed Jii house and all its
contents. He was then resting on Owen'
creek, about midway between Wi low
Springs and Beaslev' mill. Mr. Landrv
found it convenient to be absent aboutjhe
urns tns xoaians maae tneir formal call.
u. u. xucnarason is also in receipt of a
voucher. He will be paid about $200 for
property which the siwaahea confiscated.
Martin McCaodless, 77 years old, never
saw a railway train until Nov. 15, 1893,
at Weiser station, says the Signal. Mr.
McCandless arrived bere from tbe north
tbat day and bought bis ticket to Pitts
burg, Penn. In course of conversation
the agent learned tbat be had never ia
his long lite yet seen a.railway train. He
left tbe rtates before railroads cams to
this country sad since then he has been
back in the monointiiit engaged in mm
ing. Mr. McUiindlt'ss u very plmot
ana intelligent old gentleman ami one
can hardly realize th.it be U such f back
number. II is astonishment nhen ho first
looked at a modern .tr.hi ut car is im
possiblH to describe. It beats It'p Van
Winkle. He goes home, as ha says, to
stay after an absence of more than 45
From Monday's Hail v.
Mr. James Daly, of Moro, is io the city
to-day. . ,
Two forged checks on one of the city
Dana waa found in circulation to day.
Ice formed this morning; but the rays of
tbe noon day sun soon made it disappear.
Tbe comet has not been seen in the city
yet, although many observations hive been
Yesterday was very delightfu1, and wa
enjoyed by very many in perambulating
over tne city. ,--
Mr. W. H. Brooks, editor of ' U.0 Dufur
Dispatch, u in the city to-day, and gave us
a plessant call this morning.
Mrs. G. C Blakeley, who has beeu visit
ing friends in California for several weeks,
arrived home on tbe tram Saturday noon,
Mr. Wm. Weigle, who spent Thanks
giving day with hi relative and friends,
returned to his borne in Omaha Saturday.
The Gem saloon was burglarised last
night, aod some money taken from the till
and liquor stolen. . Entrance wa effeoted
from the rear.
The fastest mile ever made wa run by
locomotive JNo. aoo, built by tbe Baldwin
locomotive works, which ran one mile 'on
.November loth in 37 seconds and the suc
ceeding mile io 38 second.
Tbe little 7-year-old daughter of Frank
Palmer, living near town, says the Condon
Olobe, bad the misfortune a few days ago to
bave her arm aod shoulder broken, by a
scaffjlding falling upon her. Dr. Nicklin
administered to the fraotnred members, and
tbe little girl is improving.
Tbe military ball given by E Co at Con
don oo Thursday night, we learn from the
Olobe, was very largely attended, and was a
success in every particular. During the
day there waa an interesting shooting con
teat. , In the free-for-all contest for the mil
itary men, Ed. McKinney won 1st prize,
with a score of 19; S. S. Grider and A. S.
Rice tied for 2d place with 18; aod B. K.
Searcy and Col. Luoa tied with 17.
Arlington Record: J. H. . and W. H.
Carother came over from Kllensburgb this
week and purchased 3100 bead of wethers
and lamb for ihipment to Cbicsgo. Tbey
will feed them at Treayer, Wis., where
tbey have now about 13,000' head. This
will make the eighth trip over the moun
tain for John with traioload of sheep
tbis summer. Tneir - purchases bere were
from J. Cunningham and A. Smythe. They
have been stlliug this summer at Chicago
for $4 75.
Tbe song and praise service at the Meth
odist church last evening wa very largely
attended, and tbe renditions were excellent.
There were recitation of considerable
merit, and the solus, quartets and anthem
by the choir were choice seleottoni and ex-
ceptionably well rendered. A very appro
priate address on music by tbe pastor, riev.
John Whisler, was a pleasing feature of the
entertainment, and waa well received, ine
collection wa quite liberal, the object be
ing to furnish a fund lor purchasing new
iogiog book for the use of the churoh.
La Grande Chrwnicle: Three rick ol bay
containing about seventy-five tons, belong
ing to John Peebler, of Ladd canyon, were
destroyed by fire one night laat week.
Every indication show that the Are era
set and with malicious intent, as the bay
was a considerable distance from sny trav
eled road and there is no possibility that it
fired bv accident. Mr. feebler has
till about 200 ton of hay left, aod with a
favorable winter will be able to carry hi
stock through. He is at au absolute loss to
conjecture wbo wonld attempt to do him
that amount of injury.
George Kraus. a laborer living at Beaver-
ton, wa adjudged insane and committed to
the asylum, say tbe Astoria Examiner.
Kraus is very violent, He bad beeu eon
fined in St. Vincent' hospital for three
weeks, and was so unmanageable that be
had to be put in a straight-jacaet and
grated chamber. Hi malady wss caused
by a railway accident near iseaverton aoont
a month ago. He wa walking on a trestle,
and being very deaf, did not bear a train
approaching from behind. He was struck
and thrown to tne gronna, ana was uncon
scious tor several asys. a tew minutes
after regaining ooosoioaane be became in
sane and bas been so ever since.
Says tbe Glaaer: The fall orop of law
suit and petty trouble seem to bave rip
ened all at onoe. and the harvest is on. a
Chinaman wa arrested and found guilty of
assault Monday, and a warrant against two
of the eitizena of China bill wa served
charging them with larceny from a dwell
ing, but the proof not being tortnooming
were discharged and costs taxed to prosecut
ing witness, and Wednesday, M. Winchell
bad James ttnglisn arresreu ior naming a
load of bay away from hi barn -without
first getting permission.
Fossil Journal: Cal Hale and George
Zacbarv are not Sunday school scholars, bat
it is tbe opinion of tbe people up this way
tbat tbey are ahead of the motley crew that
came np here to arrest them, both in intelli
gence and honeaty. About the cleverest
piece ot work tne- "detectives nave shown
in the case wa shooting hole in irrigating
trough as the gatig came up Pine Creek,
and cutting the wire on the fence of Fred
mle and ti. J. Caven, by shooting at tbe
wire where it was attached to the posts.
Tbey were practicing to get tbeir band in,
and bad either of the parties arrested mads
even the slightest show of resistance, tbey
would doubtless have been murdered in
Tbe State Military Board oonolnded its
business at Portland Friday. After consid
ering the matter it was decided to not bold
an encampment next year, for the reason
that there are no funda available and not
likely to be for soma time; at least not un
til the pending tax litigation between Mult
nomah, Lane and otber counties against the
state is finally decided. From th first
fund that become available, it I th inteo- '
tion to secure new uniforms and other
equipment for tbe entire national guard.
Proviaion was made for the formation of a
naval battallion without increasing th na
tional guard of the state beyond 33 compa
nies. From Tuesday's Daily.
Our street are nearly impassable by rea
son of mud.
Col. Jay P. Lucas, of the third regiment,
is in the oity.
Mr. W. S. Cram, of Portland, was in the
Mrs. Jos. Beezley left S iturday on a visit
to ber daughter. Mrs. Alma Simmon in
Mr. Geo. W. Lucas, of Wamio. is in the
city. He say the farmer in that portion
of the county desire more rain.
The west-bound train, due in this citv at
3:05, did not arrive this morning until half- .
past a o clock- it was delayed in Idaho bv
the heavy rains.
Hon. J. A. Smith, of Moro. the ioii.t rep
resentative from Sherman and Wasco ooon
tiea, returned from a visit to Portland on
the midnight train.
Second street, as ordered bv the council.
ha not been cleaned yet; and this will be a
work which will inure to the neaca and
happiness of pedestrians when completed.
There i a solitary oconoant in the oitv
jail, and he "wraps the drapery of his conch
around him" and attempts to wil tbe weary .
boors away by deciphering the pictures in
the fitful firelight.
Anew postoflioe witb daily service h
been established ou E ght Mile. Dear the
residence of (Japt. Eadershy, and nami d
Endersby. The Wapinitia stage began
leaving daily mail there ou the lit instant.
Register: Robert Soott. botUr known at
Uncle Bobby, we are informed, mads an
unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide a
few days ago. He is 87 years .of age, snd ,
has ban considerable trouble aud imagine
himself in the wsy. '
Pendleton Tribune: The inland preos are
coinmeuciog to vigirru.lv aitvocite tlit
speedy opening ct the (J.'iphln. i:.er. Th a
is au important move ami -boul.l lie shoutnl
from every -house top and Wtie hj ton pail,
itiuian who thwarts this worthy itj!(.
Keep the hall rolling, brethren, and count ,
us smutty iu the fiht.
The stock vardt of R E. H iltmirshe ft
(Jo. are still crowded witb cattle au t car
loads leave' daily for Portland and tne
sound. This season of the vear seems to bi
the time when the moat activity is srlnli-
ited io sales of live stock ami Mr. 8 tit-
marshes yards generally receive more than .
any yards in the oorthwest.
Lt Grande Gazette: Master Mechinio
Graham has resigned bis positiou with tnu
railroad company at this place, aud will re
tire aa soon as his successor is app iixtel.
Mr. Graham hua been advised to leave hers
on aooount of bis health. ' Li Grande will
thus lose a prominent ami influential eitiztn,
and his departure will be regretted by a
boat of friends.
A oase of assault and bstterv was beard
before Justice scbuts nn Saturday, in which
a man by tbe name of Stark was the coin-
Slaioihg witness and Wm. McKenzie, of
jngsley, defendant After beariu th
evidence in tbe case be was fined $40 an i
costs. Having refused to psy the hoe, the
defendant was arrested yesterday and com
mitted to tbe county jaiL
W. L. Wilbur got into the room of F. M.
Howe, a Unioo Pacitio brakeman, says the .
Telegram, Isst Friday and stole about SoO
worth of olotbiog, which be pawned for $4.
Then he took tbe traio on which Howe was
employed and went to Th Dalles, where he
waa arrested Saturday, and brought dowu
yesterday. . He wa arraigned before Justice
Wood this morning and was held to await
th action of tbe grand jury.
Aluminium horseshoes bave been tried in
one of the Finnish oavalry regiment. A
number of horses were shoo! on on fors foot
and one hind foot with this metal, ordinary -irSh
shoe being used on the other feet. At
the end of ix weeks, during which time
the animals had been moving on a hard aod
stony road, it waa found that aluminium
shoes bsd worn rather better than those of
iron, and not one of the former bad gone to '
Astonan: It is not yet definitely known
just how much damage the recent high
tide and continuous rains have dona to the .
dyked lands, but general reports from the
vicinity of Young' river are to the effect
that many of the embankmento hava (of
fered more or lets. One of the slue of
Hugh ilcCormiok's big dyke, about lis
mile from the city, wa (wallowed up yes
terday not, however, doing any great in
jury. East Oregonian: Reports are that an In
dian named Sam Wack-Waok. - or Sam
Patch, was terribly assaulted Sunday night
near Uayuse station, some difficulty oc
curred between the Indian and two young
reservation Frenchmen, who clubbed bim
witb a neck-yoke and beat bim with rock.
The Indian received severe wonnds on tbe
eye, neck and other part of bis body, and
at last account was not expected to live.
Hi assailants eare supposed to be Isidore
Gagnon and young Joe La Rocque. Indian
police are now on the trail of tbe suspected .
Portland Welcome: Captain Van Ala tin
once more scent the air of freedom. Tbe
pleading of hi wife proved effectual and
hi, aentence of 30 day waa changed into a
fine. The woman tendered a crisp bank
note in liquidation of hi unexpired term.
Since hi incarceration tbe wife ha been a
frequent visitor at th city jail and it waa
"deary thi and "deary that until Jailer
Hudson grew so morose that hit sanity wa
questioned. Tbe next time Van Alstine
licks bis wife tbe person interfering should
Dayton Courier: A number of Dayton
ladies have been keeping whits rat for pet
and "the dear little thing are so cunning,"
they have allowed them to run at large
around their premises and multiply nntil
now there are many of them running wild.
They are likely to cause dollar' of damage.
gallon of cussing snd much extra expense
in building to prevent tbeir Ingres. Like
the mullen, hoai hound, dandelion, eta,
that were introduced bere for an innooent
purpose, tbey may prove a great pest.
Death of Mr. . Michell, Jr.
From Monday's Dally. ' -
Mr. William Michell, the oldest son of
Mr. P. E. and Mrs. A. J. Michell, died at
Colombo, Wash. .this moroiog at 2 o'clock.
Hs was born at Tb Dalles, Jan. 6, 1670,
and spent the first years of hi life in tbis
oity, going from bere to Ft. Simooe, Wash.,
then to Goldendale, and from there to Col
umbus. For a time be wa in the - employ
of the 1 Union Paoifio at Bigg. Ore- and
wben taken sick last Apnl was clerk at th
freight depot at this point, Hs suffered
from a severe cold, whiob finally developed
into consumption, and, although everything
was done for him that loving parent, rela
tive and friends could do or that medical
kill ooold deviaa b passed away at the
borne of hi mother and father, surrounded
bv his family.
Mr. Michell waa a very exemplary young
n, of steady habit and ot sterling integ
rity of character, and among hi large eur
cle of acquaintance had very many warm
and lasting Inends, wbo will deplore nis
early death. He bad a bright future before
bim, and was beginning a career ot useful
ness when death claimed him. During th
past year and a balf be Joined th
Woodmen and Knight ot Pythias, ot
whiob order he wss an honored member at
th time of hi decease. Tb good and true
are not exempted from tbe eommoo fat of
all mortal, and William Miohell wa
among those whom hi family aad friends
oould have desired to live to fulfill the
promises of an .honorable and noble manhood.