mm iHi;TAisi.-utyjlcoNSOLroATED 1882. TIJ eU-M.O rSITAlfc . ----J THE DALLES, OKEGON, SATURDAY. DECEMBER 24, 1892. NUMBER 20. IA I IlS II PRINTED BVEBY SATURDAY Jjhh niicHEUL, Editor and Proprietor TERMS QP SUBSCRIPTION. BiniricOiiy,onereer.... - "' Siua-le copy su montus Sar-Terms strletlv in innnrc ClanMatUT or tratuminim tkrmyk the mail. LIST OF STATE AHDCDl)HTY OFFICIALS. " 8. Pennorer zzzzz iiu::::: ZZZZjir Ph-P Uewchai, JJSSwrf.tol Public instruction.. K. B. McWrov i J . 9 Sjoaiors - ' l J. Hi Itucbtl. OongreMinaa, An' district ... . M . seCOIMl UWWICS. Stat rrinier ............. ... B. Uerniaiih ... "A". U fc.lU ... Frank Buk. COCSTY. County Judge.. Soar in ... Cler Treasurer Cotnuusstoum . ..' George B ska j T. A w ni ....J. K.Crosaei .... Wm. Michel ,...J baruie I, ...J W K"'iu. Surveyor-. ..... ... SuwiQteoJ.nl of PubUe school. Coroner...... K. F. Bliart Troy hulk. ,.Bi. M- fca twcvu Profeaional C rds. D R. H. LOGAN. Physician and Surgeon, y ' Omoa: ' Rooms and s in Land Office Building a C. HOUaSTEE, - - Ptiv.icmn and Snreeon. , Boom over Dalle National Bank. Once houra-H A.U to it H., and from S to 4 P.M Bsaien West end of Third street. B. 8. B. WALTER. Physician and Surgeon. -Diss of Ohil rren a speciality. Ersklusvill. 1 8herman Co., Oregon. - - - D tt. O. D DUANE, Physician and Surgeon, - cTTIfE Rooms I and C Chapman Block. ftEtjIDbJNCK Second dior iron. tb southeast cor ner ' oort aid onrth rtre ts- . Omoa bout. to 18 A H. 2 to 6 and T to 8 P M. Physician an Surgeon, - Poon I, Chapman Block, over Nielsen's ator. ' Office noon 10 to 12 V and C to 4, 7 to 8 P Beeiiienee on Union b trect corner of Ninth. , G K. 8AKDEK8, D. D. 8.. -UKNTlPlT. Comer of Second and Washington streets. -ver . rrei.cn i .. -. acieminc ana mwuwkw ..... -.j understood, and eaiUacUon Karanted lUev,r, in- B, O C. ESHtLMAN, BuiuoraTBia - Physician and Snrgeon. Country ot an wot1 pr'mptly day or ajb-" lam M aau 87. Chapman iuock. The iiallee, to.ai. . . ..' Pri WOKDOM CONDOM, . aYUftfaAat. i. w. ooKSoa. Attorneys at Law. Mnea On Court treat, oppoeite the Id Court Monae, Ta Oaila, Or. . , , ' . A. 8. BEXNETT, Attorney at Law, Offiee ia Schanno'a building, ap4taire. The Dallea . Oregon, , H.WILSOS. . ' " Attorney at Law, ; Boom St aad SS. New Vogt Block, The Dallea, - i ' . - Oregon J L STORY, "' Attorney at Law. . The Dallea. Oregon J, a. KOuHTZ, '. ----- -':,: x '' .' BealEatnte, Inauninoe and . tan -Jk irent. . Aenta ier-tha Scottiah Union and National 1 ; - enmpany of Edin Jargh, . Scotland, Capit vSbaWa Farma near the Ciy to ieU on eaay Oiooa over Poet Oitlee. The rtallea. Or. a. a. acrca. ni tmn- JJCTCB M ENEFEK, - v Attorneys at Law. Room it and 48, Chapman B.oik. The Da'ka, Or. M1 B8. RUaSELL . a rairauo to b '- ' ' Cor. Ihird and Lincoln Ota., ' THE DALLES, OBE N Aahiraof the public patronage anllcited. 8atii. i action gnaratiteoi. aeoieU( ryauAM bltjji, ABCHnECT, - THK DA LBS. OREGON. Plana for bnilHlmra drafu-d, and aathnatea- mvtm .All letter cominar to ma ttiough ' the poatomce wil , aoeire prompt attento i . , - MOCIKilRM A8SEMBLY NO. 487. K. OP L. Meeta in K. of P. Hall the aacond and fourth Wedncadaya at each month at 1M P. at. w ASCO LODGB, NO. IS. A. F. & A. .Meeta flnt and third Monday of aach month at 7 P.M. rpBK DALLES ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER. NO . Meet, ia Maeome fiall the third Wedneadt.) .if each month at 7 P Ji. COLUMBIa LODGE, NO, 6, I; O. O. F-MU every Friday evening at 740 o'clock, in K. of P. Hall, corner .4 mom! and Court atraet. SVJourn Inr brother are welcome. A. LARUEN, N. O. H. Clodsh, betfy. - : V.1E1ESD8HIP LODGE, NO. ., K. of P. Meet X every Monday evening at 7:9) o'clock, in Schan no'a building, corner of Conr and Second atreeta. Soinurnine; brothel are cordially invited. : i. Tatna, K- K. aad 8. E. K. BA1GH f.CO. WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION will meet every Friday afternoon at 8 o'clock at the read ins- room. All are inrited. M1 I ODEBN WOODMEN OF THE WORLD Ml. Boid Camp. ro. 59. meea every Tueada evening of each week at ISO o el- ck, in A. Kellei' hall. All brother and ojourning bruUier are invited to be present. TEMPLr LODGE. NO. 8. A- O. V. W.-Meeta in KKeller'a Hall every TharaJav ereiing 7a0 o'clock. OK BGK OlBO8, M. W. W. a. Mraaa, Tinanotr. J AS. NESMITH FUST. NO. it, O..A. B Meeta every Saturday at 7 JO P. M lu K of P. Hall. B. OF L. K. M.et eve.r K. of P. Hall. day itarneon iu C-lEUANO TEUUN UAHMMK.- Meet, ever) j buiiday evening; in HVller' HaiL OF. L. R DIVISI 'N. NO. 167 Mee a n K. . of P. H J1 toe flru ami bird Weuioduy oi each month at 7du f.U G. i STEPHENS, . DEALKK IN 'MATS. CAPS, BOOTS, 8U0B3 -t Tf; Mo tti Saaaai gtraot, aext door anat of The Dalle National Bank. ,. , .. .-v, . - - Haftef tut opened u buaroaaa.aod ha vnr a full awin laiwit H tiif 11'Tt ff fn t 1 abbiapawm jp nxEPH&Ma Mlaoellaaajona THE OLD KsrABLUHKD COLUMBIA BREWERY . Second St., ast End. AUGUST BUOHLER, PROP Ha ben refitted thmughout with the f LATEST LUPROYEii MACHINERY And to now mantifactoriuc the Best Keg and Jottled Beer and Poner - In Eaatern Orenon. , . Mr. Bnehler lwy aim to adopt the latext brta tmr apparatus and will rurntn ni. en.ionien w quai tarv n maram: ww T HE PIONEER BAKERf, VKO. Kt'l'H, fiop Thi we'l know" Bakr-ry ha n- ened at the o d .tan . and wi 1 nave on .-blu Bread, Cakes, Pies, Etc. ORDERS LEFT FOR WEDDING CAKES Will n-celve prompt attention. '-Va-binjcion tr at, nex d'irr to Cbrknun k Cor on'a gr c r atot a , : - - - -m (HE DALLES .OREGON PAUL KEEFT & CO, DEALERS IN- Painty 0113, Glass, . . And the Most Complete nd Lateat Pattern, and Design ia ' - W A. I L. .'PAP'E' K . PwUmI PlntAm and Paner Haorer. None but the beet rand of the 8berwfn-William Paint uaed ia all uur w-.m, and mine but the n.oat .killeil workmen employed. All order, will ha promptly tended t shop adjoining Cnlumbta rncKtng uo.. THIRO JTREET ,. . ... HE DALLES I rtnwet C. Sond wd Wathrhgton t. , Sotoessora to Geo ge Ruch. , . rhe C-heapest Place IX TBI PAIaUtS PK All Kinds of Groceries, FLOUR, GRAIH, WILLOW WARE, ETC. We reanectfullv anlicit a ahan- of the i nble pat- wtioM. and i si eod-avor to give entire aat:fac tion to our costumem bith old and new. HALOON, DAN BAKEE, Prop'r. Keep on hund the oest ' ' ViDes,- Lipors and Cigars. FREE IUKCH WiRY tVEKIKt. Near the Old Mint, Second Street, THE DALLES, : : OREGON. 0. N. THORN BURY. T. A. HUDSON. , - THORNBCRY & HUDSON, Write Fire, Life & Accident insurance: aranaaee Coia.e3r to ' Xjbaii on Real Estate, Chattel and Personal security. Will attend to all land qj Land busmen be .. fore the O. 3. Land OJiee. Room 7 and 8. np-uira, U. 8. Land Office building, THE DALLES, OREGON , R. E. Saltmarshe -AT THE ; East End STOCK YHBDS. WtLX PAY THE HiglestCashPrice for ; Hay and Grain. DEALER IN LIVE STOCK. A. A. BROWN A'FCLL ASSORTMENT cr '; .. AND PROVISIONS, Soecial Prices to Cash Buyers. 170 SECOND STREET. First door eat of Cran1all & BurRett' Fur- nitnre Store. HENRY L. KUCK, iaUnufacturer of and dealer in Harness and Saddlery, 'r 7!hIM.aor Moody's Warehouse, THE DALWL .- , , , : . .. . OREGON A Work OtuiraaiMol to 4lve Mat- lafMtloai - ilttfl GROCER 'WOOL EXCHANGE BajLka. The Dalles National Bank, OK DALLES CITY. OK. President,. Casnier, ... .Z.F. H. A. Koodj .lensral 8anking Business Transactec. . Sight Exchange sold op NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO, PORTLAND, OR Collection, made on favorahle terms at ill c comilih- piinf S. SCHENCK, President. H. M. HKALL Caaliier. Til 10 FIRST NATIONAL BANK. OK rilE OALLBK (Successor to) SCHENCK & BKALL. BANKERS, TBANSACTA A REGULAR BANKING BUSI.VESb BUT AND SELL EXCHANGE. COLLECTIONS CARBFULLT MADE AND J PROMPTLY ACCoUNIEO FOR. DRAW ON NEW TORE, SAN FFANCISCO AD POKTlVND. ' Directors t D P Taoarsoa, ' fir M W iuuiu, 1 8 SoHaarcE. Omasa A Ltasa, H M Bull. fei lllaoallavnooata Thompson's Addition DALLES CITY. .Vow Ready for Sale on Easy Terms. . Now la the tim;to buy while PRICES ARE LOW. Thia tract has been mrveved and slatted in acre tract with convenient streets and avenue and 0 arranred that purchasers can get one block or sev eral acres in a body. The Ian I i comparatively level, soil excellent, water easily obtained, location pleasant, beautiful and easy to accee. and joins the ttr immediatelr on tn east. Title U. S. Patent: Warranty Deeds. FOB 8 ALE BY . IV Dalles .Land and Improvement Ce. Fir particular apply at the office of the Company Kooms 7 ana 8, lauu umce BUiiaing, me uauee, ur COMB AND 8 EE THE PROPERTY." IN I DRY A HUDSON. ' Knal Estate Ageut. THE BALDWIN Cor. Court and Front Streets, - THE DALLES, ; : OREGON. rliprs aod Cigars. Nona but the Beat Quality of Liquors and ' . , . the Best Brand of Cigars on .ale. Kentucky Straight Whisky From $3 io $5 Per Gallon. A"; BETT I NGEN, JR., Proprietor. THE DALLES FIHfT rTXElirr. FACTORY NO. 105 nifvipQ of -the Best Brands mannfsct III JAnO ured. and ordeas from all paits of the country filled on tbe shortest notice. The reputation of THE DALLES CIGAB has become firmly established, and tbe de mand for the home manufactaaed article is increasing every day. Hec24ov-tf i A. ULRICH ft SON. F 8. GUNNING. 1. D. HOCK MAN. Gunning & Hockman GENKHAIi RlacksmithS. In th new shop on econd street, first blacksmith shop east of French at Co. brick block. Horse-Shoeing a Specialty. All kinds of work in Iron, abether of agricultuisl Implem. ntaor vehicles, done in the most mechan ical style, ana ati : aouon s-uaranieeo. nuirwar J. O. MACK, DEALER IN . Fine ffkes aDd;4ipors, DOMESTIC AND KEY WEST CICARS. The Celebrated Pabst Beer FRENCH'S BLOCK, 171 Second St., : THE DALLES, OR. . Second and Union Streets. A. L NEWMAN, Proprietor. lost, Strayed or Sloler. FR' -M the praniiaas of the sukecrfbir, reatdinr on Ty.n riuire, a white ye nin heier.no mi-ka, but branded HI dimlh. A reward U will ke eivea to acy ooe oehvariDX the bcifer to as -assay phuss - . HAKftY xUUrislUI. Cigar Factory CITY BAKERY AND . FAMILYGROCERIES TELEGKAPH1C. A Meteorite lr,pa In A bnny. Albany, Or., Deis. 16 Almut 5 o'docK Una luuru uif. a -Fieii Kela w8 omiDg from the depot io Lyon S rtet. near the Episcopal clidrch. he i e bngbt me l-or aut roHchirjif Irom :hr Bouttieast. I a riw-gveot was very rapid, nod wub a rush ijt sound it lell obliquely iulu the 8'ree lot owud ij a wake ot bright sparks. Mr Reia riH8leutd to a here il fell and dug it out It was a quer lMking etone aiiout 14 luulies to ciicumlerenco. It was ttui verv hot au 1 be carried 11 home ou uiere ot tnrd The .tone retained its heat to a wonderiul degree and charred ihe b,'ard upon winch it was placed In S'doe ti aupearaoce resemob s a piece ot eddia -brown c uy that bad been luro d. ruiber than a siooe. it is nut rn; hard aoa iooks i Ke a vor.'an.c pro duetii-n Ii waa liroki-n in two ao1 ore piece Sent to Portland to tie aoahzrd I he ot lii-r piece Mr Kelt will keep as a M.uvenir t 'lie eanv nioruioif ceieniai is i tor. The stone ia not benvt and h:i identlv beeu su'jecied to prent hea'. It does n; eeeoi ' cou'ain much, it buy miLerul ru I t iti.ee. After the Kid." Tombstone, Anz,Dec 16 Lisoteuant WaJuce, w ho ii to L"i alter "the K J," is r pidiv getting his loreig together. Ten men Irom Huaehuca went tbmuub here ait nijjht to join the expedition at B iwie. Five men will be chosen from each company -it the second cavalry Ten packers and five Indian scouts will complete the party. L'euiecant Wsliace lm ccrte iilaoche to u into I tie Heart ot Mexico- if necessarj, and remain in the fitid lnm one day to twi years.' H s lusirniions are not to return without the K d," dead or alive. The reward tor "'he Kill"- bodv now HBgreaaieii $2000, and $5'0 ehpli Icr bio followers to the uuiniii r eljiht BUiervisnr ol nils rouiily will oner an additional reward oi $5U0 lor "the Kid" at their Tieeting Monday nex', and Pima countv ii ex uecied "10 follow suit. 'Ttie Kid" wai never better equipped with hoises and munitions of -war ll. an at the present 'imp, and will nmke a lively campaign for Wallace's expedition, which "Will -tan from Bowie by the middle of next week. ' Killed in ihe Peuitrntiary. BoisE,I.labo.Dec.lO. Turnke French killed a convict named Satnu-1 Hitlon iu the Idaho peuiteotiary, at 8 o'clock this morning. Sttton wta eou lined io a cell on the third fl nr. French went with the coot to give him hU'breakfast The convict i ef used to lake tbe victua's and thp men were leaving, when Hattoa spraog upon French, rusher) Dim upon the lauding and attempted to throw him over the rail to the stone pavement be low The cook ioterfired, wnen Hit'ou turned upon hfm and he tied. Hatton then ru.hed Upon Freocb affair, and, rinir 'a powerla man, would have ihiown h in over, but French b id orawo a liuotiutr ' knile, and he. plunved . the weapon into the convict's aide, sevriog the uorta anu cau.Vme death in a few mo ruenis. A coroner's jury -exonerated F-tnch. Uaiton nsa a' desperate man Me nad threat ened, the liy8of all the guards in the pen. He was serving a term ot 10 years for grand larceny.' It Slay Cnd In W order. Canton, O., Dec. 16 fen W'Utecaps paid the boms of C'TU'Altl'er near here a visit at an early hour jesterday morn ing. Ucftth may result irom tneir treat ment. One of their number cal'.ed Mid ler to tne door, and in a moment be waa bound aud taken a short distance Irom Home, where lor an hoar he wa-t tossed n a blanket and clo'ilied tie pleaded pi'eousic, but hi cries only served to incite the men to renewed effmls in their punishment The cries of the sufferer attracted (lis wife and two children to the 'scene, and th'ir pi'eous wails were j lined " with those of the husband and tati-er. tie is now in a precarious condi . tin.. Mi'er has. been a bard drinker, and. wmle in his cups, brutally beat bis wile, a frail woman. The Pawasaa Canal feeandal. Paris. D,-c. 16- Chatles do Lessees, Marius Fontaine. and M. danlemy have been arrested oy tbe direcion of Midis- ter of Justice B iurureoi8, tor alleged con I nectioo with the Panama cant I fraud. Henri Cotter, for whose arrest an order was also issued, has fled to Vienna San'erny is ciiargi d with having accepted a linos a a tnemoer or tbe cnamnr ot deputies. The charges against the offi cers of (be company are that they j lintly made use ot a fraud u ent, imagioary credit; that they dissipaied the capital entrusted to them for a specitic purpose. and swindled others out of part or all of their means ol living. These offenses come-within the reach of seven articles of tbe penai code. N Killed by at Cable-Car.- - Chicago, Dec 16 Emanuel Bruns- wictf, a wealthy manufacturer of Ban Francisco, was kit ed last night while trying to board a State street cable train He. was whirled under tbe front of the grip car, and the guard struck him in the Iclt Mde, croi-hing several rihs. Ooe of bis ribs was driven tbrougn bis heart Mr BruQswicK was propnetor of the Brunswick B l ard & P.aii Tart e Co., ot Sao Francisco. H.- atso manufactured sporting goods and club room furniture Hia ware are widely known all over the Pacific coast. ' A di sen years ago Mr. B'ULswirk was a member of the Bruns wick Baike Billiard Tab e Company ot ibis city, : Flint mt tmM BoaveBtra. Philadelphia, D c. 16 Tne first 50, 000 ot the world's fair souvenir half-dol lars were shipped to Chicago lo-!ay by express in care of tni TJuiterl Slates suv treasury. Tney occupied five kegs, and include ail I be firsl 50.000 minted, except No. 1, lor which the eipo-iiiun tomuany is to get $10,000. and three others num bered 400, 1493 and 1892. The-e, on act ouut ot n-eir extra value, estimated to aggregate $15,000, were Carefully pot op in separate packages, and packed id a special keg '-y ibemseUes The? will go foiward li Uulted S' ates express. A-Woaaaai Beaieki tm Death. Citt of Mexico, D c. 16 Tne pre-s puoliehes a btory t i the Beet that lh p..liee if L-n. G'lateuia'a, recently ar rested S.H"ra N ifit.a. ahlle h.at a.lv Wat on ''er way to flat iator. conduete I her to Outlemala.Coy. wnere siie wts beaten to deutH with rixta in the plzi belore tne prism. .It apea-8 the no ' fortunate woman supported the cause f Salvador. u Catileanaa rro to Death. , Oikat Fai-lb, M mt, Dec.- 16 The body of W. Gouid Smith, a weli-koowo cattleman, was found on the prairie near F -rt B -ti'on. 40 nii'ei, east of here, yea 1 terday, fruXca tuff, lie left the ranch Saturday on horseback to attend a Re publican committee meeting at Fort Benton. Tnat was tbe last Been of him a ive. The supposition is he felt from his hor.-e, wa severely stunned, aud when he Came io was too Bum Irom co'.d to get up, no ne perished He was promi Cent lu Montana politics. The Keaitle Pluneer. Seattle, Dec. 17 Henry L. Yrsle.r, a pioneer oi Seattle, who died bere at his home at 2.30 o'clock this morning, was the strongest link between the imancy and the manhood of ibis City, and wad tor many jears its moat active citizen BilcK aud stone blocs erected since tbe ureal tire of three years ago by him and those now under way cost about $700, 000, and represent a small snare of bis pi open y bere. 91 order fluh So Fattteu'ara. Moscow, Id.ihu. Irc 16 News has ju.t readied bere ot a co d olmitled oiur uer winch was .c-oiniuilied t Lelauil. 30 miles liotn here. The town ii tnrowu into a tta e of- exciiemeni, and there is tain oi lyuchiui:. Il is imposeible to gt lull .particulars. The Poiaunlns; Caae. PiTTtBLBG, Pa . Die. 17 The I. earing of the cae of Rot.ert Beat tv, cbarg-d with furniaiilnK powder with which 'o poison iiou un.on workmen at Homestead was held this alternoon. Patrick Galla gher, the cook who made the cojltssion was not there. Ibe courtroom was crowded. A number of witnesses were examined. J. M. Davidson, formerly cook. at Humebtead, testified that August 25 be, in comuany with Gallagher and Beatty. beld a conference witb District Master Workman Dtmnsev, tbe reeu t of which was that ail et tbem went to Homestead to poison the non-unionists at the mi'.l. As to tbe selection of poison he wiinet-s said : Beatty suggested. Crotou oil. I said no; that it was oaugerous, uempse; ild be kuew.a powoer which wouiq be Octtc-r. D mpsey sa d be need some powders iu Chicago aril bad orokeu up a strike in four days It was not danger- our. JJempsey said ne would guarantee us $50 and our expenses. We received no powder that day. We then left alto gether and talked about it. Beatty said we weie to get $50 each and a gold watch and chain if we went; DjVluoti said that of $50 promised biji he got f 14 A severe crot-ex;ami nation did not materially weaken David son's teatimoney: He, however, admitted hat be wa. arrested in .November and taken into tbe St Nicholas buiidios and sworn. He told ihe story he had just told and was then released.. Gallagher was arres'ed belore that. He said tbey had it down' in black and white, and he had 10 teli all be knew. J. H. Ford, a detective, testifying, said: "I know Beatty. Gallagher and Dtvid on. December 1st I beard a conveisa lliin between the three, iu which Beany old shout powders snil what they con tained I heard G lUgher say that Tom Beatty tjrat suggested Croton oil Bratty then said Turkish rhubarb and sou if in powder, aud it wasn't necessary to tell the rest." Accident on the tireat JVorthern. . Alexandria, Minn.,Dec. 18 4 frtlnl acciiieni occurred on tbe Great Northern rat road this morning at Nelson station, five miles east of here in 'which eight men were killed and five seriously in juied. There bad been a collision Friday morning at Nelson, and a number ot cars were wrecked. Tbe wreck, train bad been there two days clearing up and was making up. preparatory to pulling 'out lor the cast at about 1 o'clock th 8 morn iug ' The wreck train's calionse was lelt eiaudiug oo i.be main I ruck w ih a num ber of cars An east-bound .height was due here about 1 o'c ock, and bad ordeu to sidetrack for ihe pageDgerttue bere at 1:20. The tiremao on the Ireight te Is the Mory o' ibe coll sion which followed, as fo low.: . "There is heavy grade west of the station, and. aa the freight with 36 cars, under charge of Conductor William N'Ckey and Engineer James Maioney, approached "the switch, the engine was c ha i off and tbe brakes called for. There was oo perc ptible decrease of speed, find Conductor Nickey cltmtied out 'of : the caboose where be was aod began setting the brakes .Bur the speed was too great to stop. When within a train length of ihe caboose, they 8w the track was 'full ahead, and bu:b engineer and fireman jumped. The engine struck tbe wreck train, threw the caboose on ' top 01' tbe next car. setting both on fire." ' There were 14 men in tbe caboose, one jumped off; five were hurt, three were burned -oeiooa recognition and Iur were killed ontrigbt. One was 'totally burned up without a sign of bis remains being touod. . - , Bis Blaae in Brooklyn. Brooklyn. N Y., Dec. 18. At 1:40 o'clock this morning a fire broke out to tbe top floor of the five story brick build ing occupied by William B. A. J urgent, wholesale gfoter near the. corner of Flushing . avetne and Ryerson street fbree alarms were immediately sent in. as a strong nortb wind was blowing and ibe flames ate their way . downward. In Ie8" than 20 minutes from the time the first engine arrived tbe whole interior ot be Jurgens' building was a solid (beet ol flames. The building was heavily stocked witb flour and groceries tor tbe holiday trade. Much of tbe flour was in the top fl air. At 2:50 the south wall oo the Flushing avenue side fell in. crush ing two two story buildings. Ooe wss occupied by a liquor saloon, and the Market holel and the other was nnoccu . p ed Several firemen were burt when the wall tell. .Tne buildings which were crushed were those at 242 aod 244 Fiush ing avenue. At 3- o'clock the tenements at 911.913 and 915 Hall street cangbt fire, aud are threatened with destruction Other imildicgs are afire, and it looks as if seveial blocks wi'll be destroyed before tbe tare is under control. . A Yar Hi y Kills His Brother. Post. Falls. Idaho, Dec. 17. Last eveoiug,Frauk Beufield, the 12 year-old s in of B. W. Beufield, shot and killed bis younger brother and seriously wonnded s schoolmate by the accidental discharge of a revolver Mr. B ufield's bin J man was loidiog ihe weapon preparatory to hunt aud y laced the revolver on the bed. Frank, who wi'h the other buys was watching him, picked it up and puioted it at his liro'Oer, when it was dischar ged, tbe ballet passing through the heart of the iioy and thence through the heart of Chanie Rader, who Was standing near. - - Frt Belkasp Agency. ' . Washington, Dec. 17. The Indian bureau has received from Aect Simmons, of the Fort Belknap agency, a -report of the affray at the agency 14ht iost. An In diao named Raider married tbe sister of B g Mou b. He then beat tbe bride an mereilulty. B g Mouth started witb tbe woman to the agency to settle Nie ma'ier Roder "overtook them and killed Bg M 'Uth and W.iU tided hl wife. Tbe oc currence caused the greatest txcitemeul among- tbe Indians. Tbe agent witb three men started at once to settle the trouble, and on arming- at Roder's cabin tbey were fired upon by him and his lather. Agent Simmons was wounded in tbe leg. Tbe men in ihe cabin escaped and other Indians organized lor tne purpose of pursuit, tbey over took Raider and his father in a cabin and nuring tne oattie notn lugitive were killed. Ad is now quiet on tbe reserva tion. Cauaht In ih - Machinery. Post Falls, Idiho, D-c 17. While Frederick Eodi rs was ai woik witb a bay . t . . ... " ooner in a aneru am. nis lelt lee was caught in the macbinrv, suapp nu it sn two placet ahove the ankle. The bone was so badly shattered that the physician attending him wan forced to saw off he tweeo two or three incites. He is now doing well. The Mealing- Controversy. OttaWa, Ont, Drc. 19-M-jor Sher wood, commissioner of the Doiuit on po ice, returned from the Pacific coast alter ao absence from Ottawa of about two months, dnr eg which time be has been collecting evidi nee confirmatory of the act on which Canada has 'taken in the Behring sea controversy. About three weeks ago dUpalchi-8 announced thai Mr Sherwood had been among the Indians ol Qieen Charlotte islauds. from wbom. it is said, an i.theer of ibe Uoited Stales navy had lakea evidence favorab'e to the American case by unfair means of per suasion. Il is said that important evi dence bearing on this somewhat dts agreeaole phase of the difficulty has been obtained by tbe commissioner. About a month ago Sherwood left Vic toria for San Francisco, and there prosecuted uis mission wiib suc cess, and so secretly that it "was not until the day following bis departure that any iutiuiation of his business was made public. San Franciaco is the, headouar- ters of the United States sealing fleet. By the furtherance ol inquiries within he precincts of the Golden Gate. M1"r Sherwood, it is said, obtained a numiier of affidavits from American captains cor roooratlog Uanada s contention. A St. Iton m Mystery. St. Louis, Dec. 19 Early this morn ing ibe watchman at thecitv ball dincov ered a fire in a closet in the private office of City Treasurer J. F.-erstell, fq which papers pc documents of various kinds pertaining to tbe business of the office are stored. Tae fire was soon quench ed witbv little darotge, as the papers burned mere of liit'e value. Later tbe fact became known that Ed. Koerstell, son ot tbe city treasunr and his chiet clerk, bad shot himself at bis borne. This' event was at once connected' witb the fire, and as tbe young man was known to have negot ated loans through a man named Yaw, who. it appears was only a go between for tbe endorsement of M J, Foerstell, the affair is verv much complicated . Treasurer Foerstell says bis sou's accounts are straight, and be cannot account for the shooting. The.yonng man's wound Is not faiai. Young Foerstell died at 10;30r.nevr re gaining cont-ciousness. - He stood be lore the, mirror and shot . himself in the head He left nothing io indicate ibe cause, " . . i 1 -.' American Matters In Valparaiso. New York, Dec. 19: The Herald' correspondent at Valparaiso telegraphs that Admiral Gherardi called Saturday on the intendecte. Naval officials bave received the . officers of tbe American fleet most cordially, and shown them every atteatinn. Tbe admiral has de cided not to gVb bis men shore liberty, although- the icieudente has aeaured Consul Barre that every possible precau tion has becu taken to make Ibe slay ol be men tale and pleasant . It is said hat, iu view of tbe price ot coal and tre unsettled -condition of affairs oa tbe i-estern . coast of Sou h America, tbe Uoited States government has decided in elatn at least two tbtps on tbe Pacific instead of leaving tbe coast unprotected The British government has increased her Pacific fleet by three modern vessels. . Fi acht With Rassr. Cincinnati, O , Dec. 19 -Word is re ccived Irom Hog Run,. KVn- of a not among colored railroad laborers Saturday night, in which two were killed and two atally burt. ' William Jackson, Wm Grimes, Dudley Warner and another kuown as Grimy, alter receiving their pay, went, nu a drunk.' Jackson and "Grimy" quireled, and a fight resulted. a which tbe other two, and finally many others, were involved. Tbe scrimmage continued some hours After it was over, Jaeksoo and Warner were tonud dead, nd iwo others so badly slashed Witb razors tbat tbeir lives are despaired of. Bis Death Certain. - Washington, Dec. 19 Mr. Blaine's physicians now concede tbat be will not recover. Ibevdoootsay just bow long he may live, but from tbe tone of iheir statemeni8.it is believed be cannot live oiore than two or three aays. A corre spondent'saw Dr. Johnson again this tternoon. He is more commuoh alive and had no hesitancy in stating Mr. Blaine's exact condition and the disease witb wbicb be is sofferinf.. His disease is mainly in tbe kidneys. Waxy de generation nf tbe kidneys," tbe malady was called, witb complications ol hernia nd nervous troubles. insist of Cat am be r I Ala's Detnleatlen New York. Dec. 19 It is stated tbe mount Edward P.- Cbamberialn, mias- ng-executor of the estate .of John W. George and other large piopertie,-is sc ented of misappropriating is $16,000. Tbe warrant wbicb was issued charge Chamberlain witb misappropriating $10- 1)00 in Northern Pacific and Montana first aiortgnge bonds, but, since issued, a further examination shows, it is said, $6000 cash is also uuaccounted for. The Caansnell Mnrder Cause. Port Arthur, Ont., D.c. , 19 The corrner . ju y returned a verdict in toe Cammeil murder esse to tbe effect tbat Cam met I came to bis death irom a gun- hot wound, in the jury's opinion in flicted by -James Rowe, and that Mrs. Cammeil was accessory after the fact. A strong refO Ution was passed by the jury on be laxity ol the government in en mi oal cases in the district. A Million Frlewds. A friend in teed is a triend indeed, and not less than "one million people have found just sucli I Triend in Dr. King's New Diecovert W Consumption, Coughs and Colds. If you bave never used this real cough medicine, oue" trial will con vince yon Ibat it bas wonderful curative powers in all diseases ol throat, chest and lungs. Each bolile la guaranteed to do all tbat is claimed or money1 will be re funded. Trial bottles free at Bui pes & Kinersly's drug store. Large bottles, ooo aud $1. .. ; - . .. .. .1 ; Tbe choice bread, cakes and pies now produced at the bakery of Mr Geo. Rucb can bs puiubased at CampbsU Bros. ITEMS IN BRIEF from Saturday's Daily. Mr. Aithur . Unmn. of Arlincton. haa Aithur . C.itfin, of Arlington, lately returned from a visit to California. A large warehouse ia in contemplation of oeing ouut at Uraut, an nuing rha depot, John T. Hirsel bas purchased the Kelso courier, tie was formerly an employe in iuia uuiue, The mud in the streets is somewhat con gealed to day, and pedestrians can cross the streets without using stilts. We bave received the firat number of the U'ant JJupatch. Dunlirbed bv Mr. W. H. Brooks at mac thriving town in Snerman couuty, An auotioo sale of oiKars, taken for debt, was beld at the rberitr office this moruioaV There were nnt many bidders and prices uni uuc range nigo. Tr-e Indian woman who was found desd on the reservation near Pendleton a few days ago, committed suicide because her husband spoke cross to her. rratractel meetiDB-i are beincr held at tirant by Kovs. Wblte aud Joboa, of Coiura bus. Wash. The attendance ia quite large, and the relihm interest is increasing. A freight - train was ditched near the Deschutes last night, and this delayed the w.st-b'ioud naawoirer train ai.eral hnnra. I: was due at 3:05. but did nut arrive nntii 11:15 Mr. T. J. Driver, of Warnio. came in town on the staue last evening. He reports everything t roaproui in his neighborhood and the temperature about the same as it is in this city. Tbe clerks' office was. barren of interest to reporters thia moruiog, and nothing of importance oould be gleaned. There were no licenses granted, no cttiztns made or real estate transferred. Frost on the sidewalks furnished small hoys some amusement this morning; but the p easure was short lived, and full gratifiua t on will not be bad nutit the sroaod is co.. ered with a foot or two of snow. '. Union is trying to dnll a -comoanv of yonng ladies in the manual ct anna, ami forty-eight of these will go through the oianeuvrea at a pntilio entertainment to bs given in tbat city oo December 31st. , Mr. and Mrs. A. J Dufur are in town ta-day. Mr. Dufur sava the roads are in excellent condition. Ttasre is Brest neces sity ior rain in that vicinity, and there has not oeen enough moisture tor good plowing. The new ferry boat between- Arlinaton and Washington is propelled bv easaliaa aod naptha power, and can be operated at a joat ot about buy cents a day for fuel. It is said tbe boat is of a very unique plan and patter 9, Mr. Lindsay Thomas. . who has been work ing on the Times Mountaineer for soma months past, cuit work during the "week bv reason of failing bsaith, fie is an honest and wtel'igent boy. and we wish htm sue- cesf.in whatever be undertakes. The Union Pacific has contracted with a gas company in Portland to supply gas tor Hunting sll the cars on tbe Uuton Paoino system. It l probable tbat the Northern and Southern Pacific companies will also adopt the arce method for lighting their cars, Tbe enrollment of tba school at Grant, says the Dispatch, cambers thirty-three pupils; and it is moderately supplied with apparatus oharts, etc. ' Miss Ioes Hunt, the teacher, is a pleasing and popular young lady and haa taught for fonr years in Sher man county. - - We acknowledge tbe receipt of an invi tation to the twentieth anniversary of the marriage of Miss B aoche Gray to Mr J. f ai terson. which occurred at aalnm Deo. 13, 1872. Mr. and Mra. Patterson will be at home Monday evening, Deo. 19. h, from to 10 P.M Iudemniry bonds, to be used in liberating Hale and Z ichary. bave been forwarded to Eilenstur;h by leading citizens of Gilliam county. The matter of charges against tbem will, we understand, be inquired into by a grand jury early iu January next. It will now lie in order for Sullivan to. say that the signers ot tbee obligations were iu duoerl te execute tbe same through motives of tear. The French campaign in Dahomey lasted two mouths and a half, ending with the capture of B-hanzin'a capital Abhomey. It contains 12,000 inhabitants and had a ditch and a hedge of thorn bushes sround it. But tb French got io, tbe tierce Da homeyan fighting them every step of the wsy. Ot French soldiers uuder Colonel Dodds iu the African campaign there were 4000 Jt is reported that thn parties who have "fOUittea" oo F. ed Nodioe's tule ranch will base tbeir claim ot en ry on the point J that tbe laud in quaatiou when the govern ment survey waa made waa designated as a "tule lake'' aod should not have been ceded to the state as swamp land. Tbe lan 1 has been dfained and is worth $50 an acre says the La Grande Chronicle. Tne rwiu.lt will necessarily be exn.iVQ aad troublesome litigation, State Printer Baker recently addressed a circular to eich member of of the iegialature suggesting that any bills of a special char acter, such a -bills incorporating towns, or bills amending the charters of towns al ready incorporated, be Vent in for printing between the first and fifteenth of December. This letter has already coiomenoed to bear ftutt, bills for acts incorporating townt of Adams, Umatilla ami Goldhill, . Douglas county, being received. A petition is being circulated aod uni versally signed bere asking for tbe pardon of William H. S pease, who was seotenoed to tbe penitentiary for tbe term of eight years about one yer ago, by tbe oircuit court oi Umatilla county, on charge of man slaughter. - All parties concerned in tbe attJatr were once residents of Arlington, says the Record, Mr. S. having two sisters now residing bere. It is to be hoped that the governor wiil relieve the defendant from the balance of bis long sentence. ... . Tbe order issued by Postmaster-General Wanamaker a few days ago for the reduc tion of the registry tea on mail matter from 10 to 8 cents a piece will be in force on and alter January 1. Tnougn devoted to tne subj ct of postal improvement, Mr. Wana maker was toe shrewd a business man to allow the government, through his depart ment, to let go of tbe sure thing of two cent a pitce on the hundreds of thousand of Christmas rsckages that will be consigned to tbe mails during December with the registry fee attached. Prom Monday's Daily. Tbo beautiful snow, Tis the first snow of winter. Sidewalks should be cleaned of snow, as walking is difficult. Tbe mery jingle of sleigh-bells make tbe air attuned io tb rythmic muaio of winter. Mr. and Mra.- H. L. Kuck-left to-day for Chicago, wnere tbey will visit the Colum bian exposition. Tbe Christmas tree exercises of the Meth odist Sunday school .will be beld at the church fricay evening. A revival baa been in progress at Foasii for several days, and the Globe says great good has been accomplished. The Regulator made her last trip Satur day, and will be hauled out and tnoroughly repaired before she again eoters tbe trade. License to wed wss granted bv tbe county clerk Saturday to J. D. Hockmaoand Katie Kaabsrger and' to H. L. Kuck and Miunie Anderson. -: There wa quite a number of atage men in the oitv to Uy, among whom were J. H. Boomer. J B. Keeoey, J. D. Parish and A. W. Branner. ' ' , Trains are beginning to exoerieoce tbeir winter delays, aad' since snow has come ia good earnest we may expect further inter ruption of travel. ' z - ' "1. ; " . Suow began to fall last night aboat 8 o'clock, and this m ruing it covered the gronod to tbe depth of six inohes, and con tinued falling during the dy. . , , The R'td and Gun elub of Hood River are determined to enforce the game law.and there should I . concerted action on tbe part of all club in the etaie, ; : Hepo ts made totbe horticultural board show that there are at present about 33,000 acres la tbe state planted with frait trees, the annual income of wbicb ia about $1,250, 000. Io five years from now, wnett all trees now planted are bearing, it is esti mated that this amount will be increased to $3 000,000 ' Tha poatomce at Crown Rock, in this cocnty, baa been discontmued, and parties heretofore receiving their mail there most hereafter go to Foasii or Aotelope. The "small boy" is now happy, for be csn throw snow bal s at Chioauien and eoaat down sidewalks. "This world," to them, is no longer "a fleetiuu; show for man's de lusiou given." uir. -. xi. uTomer, general anpenn teodeot of the California, Oregon and Idaho stage isO., ot san rraneisco, is in the city, aa is maaiog a tour ot the northwest look after the properties of bis company. There is a colony of seven or eight beavers iu the river near Lmgille'a farm, we learn from tbe Hood River Glacier, and another larger one up tbe stream. Mr. Leuure has caught three this winter, and inteuda to capture both families before spring. Mr Frank Middle ton, form rly editor the 5un iu this city, lot hia little dauguter. aged four years, in Portland Saturday, bv scarlet fever. Tina i a sad beieavement to n.otner and father, aud one in which tbey wiu receive tne symaty oi this community Robert Carr was appointed olerk and audi tor of Skamania county, Waan., Wed e day, by the county uoinmisnouer. in Dlsce of tbe late Judge Waterman, h.) (Ileal last Suuday. Mr. flarr waa Ju.ige Waterman's deputy, and, is well qualified for tbe post The Vale, Malheur, UatsUe ays it is re ported that a dead body baa hteu unearthed at Sku'i spring by dog. Mr Pratt, who naa taken up a ranch there, made the dn oovery. It is supposed to lie tne remain of one Tudd, a partner of the Biiley bovs wneo m-y uvea at tna spring, tie disap peared very suddenly two years ago. An investigation is being made. Condon Globe: Tbe immense b II for tha school bouse arrived this week, and waa placed in the belfry Wedneaday bv M-assrs v altera latom. It is a magnificent bell and weiBh 300 pounds. Tbe balance of the new seals also arrived, this week, and our arge new school houie is now among the beat equipped in tbe atate. With our effi cient corps of teachers, all the pupils are making rapid progress, and the school bas never belore been in such a flourishing con dition. About 4 o'clock Wednesday morning. say the Hood Btver Glacier, J. N. Reyn- noio dwelling nouse-ac tbe head of tha grade on the east side of Hood River, caught tire, and was almost totally de stroyed. Mrs. Reynolds has been sick for some time, and Mr. Reynolds got up shortly before 4 o'clock and bade a fire gung bick to bed. Io a couple of hours tbe house wis discovered to be on tire, it starting from a defective flue. Tbe family are stopping for the present with Geurge T. Prather, Mr. R yuolda" aon-in law. A lady correspondent of tha Evening Tel egram give the following prescription as a certain cure for the appetite tor liquor: "Electrified gold, 15 grains muriate of am monia, 7 grains; compound fluid extract of ciucbooa, 4 grains; fluid extract of oooa, 11 t-zj glycerine, 1J oz; nitrate of strychnia, 1 grain; distilled water, 1 oz. Take a tea spoonful every two or three hourS when awake, tor two or three weeks. Alter the second or third day there will be no desire to drink. Meriiotne to effect a, cure willUeinembeied by the nimroda in that yicin- cust nut over a w. - List week tbe large, four-'nast vessel Mowhan arrived at Portjaud. . Shu ia tbe large t sailing vessel that ever entered tne Columbia river. She cornea from England, unchartered, . witb 700 tona of cement iu her hold for ballast. She was built last June by William I'iokersgill ft Sans, of Southwicfc, Sunderland, so that this is 'her maiden voyage. She is 317 feet long be tween perpendiculars, aod 840 feet over all, while she bas a full. 44 teat beam. Her hold ia 26 feet deep. The Mowhan ia a solid steel ship, with four steel masts, bark rigged. Globe: At the shooting contest in Condon on Thauksgiving, Del Rice, Shed Grider and Jim Kiser tied for tbe second prize, with a score of 18. Saturday last these gentlemen met at Condon and bad a bttls shooting match of their own, in order to settle the tie. Del wa the "lucky Mul doon," winning with a score of 19 Grider and Kiser tied agaiu Witb a sore of .17. Tbey then made up another purs betweeo themselves and ahot for it, Dei winuing thU one also. D:1 is "in it" squarely wheu it comes to p'oggtog the target with bullets close arouud the mark. Oreyonia: Mr. George Belabaw, of Eu gene, baa forwarded to XC tv. Allen all large boxes of grain, thre had and in the stalk, which will probably form tbe finest exhibit of cereals at tbe Columbian exposi tion. There are 200 varieties of wheat, all put up in' neat aheaves, bound witb red white and blue satin ribboua. Some of tbe grain is eight feet in height It is doubtful if any one anywhere can b giu to equal the display prepared by Mr Bashaw, who bas spent two months in preparing it. He baa also sent a lot ot fine samples of oat, rye and other grains. It Mr. Allen's anticipa tions in regard to nis truit aud grain explo its sre realised, Oregon will not be entirely out of sight at tbe exp aition. The reported death of Pete French, the big rancher whose possessions occupy a good portion of Eiatern Oregon, waa a canard. Mr. M. H. Drake, who returned last wees from Harnev valley, sold his land and eattle to French, and haa met him sinoe the date of his reported de.th. Freocb is in bis usual bealtb. but earns near being kuiea something more than a month ago by tbe kick of a borse, and this may have started tbe rumor ot his death. Tbe horse's heels left some ugly marks upon his face, but he waa so close to the animal that tbe kick was more in tbe nature of a push than a blow, and sent the owner of 100,000 acre of land and 25,000 cattle upon a back som ersault over into a muddy corral. Teller: Miss Nellie Smith, of Kingston, Idaho, assistant world's fair commissioner for Snoshone county, has collected over twenty different varieties of wood for the shield wbicb is to mark the completion of the woman's building at Chicago. These b ards ate t oaf inches wide by tnree feet in length. The shield will be made at Cosor d'Alene City by local mechanics, and will be a work of art. Miss Smith expects to have at leaat twenty-eight pieces of timber in the shield, anoY she has taken great pains to collect every variety of wood native to this atate. Tne shield will be plaoed in po sition at thn dedicatory services of the wo man a building next May Montana, furnun ins the gold, silver aud copper spikes and Nebraska tbe hammer with which to fatten it. Saintum Lumberman: Tbe enormous tim bers sent to tbe world's fair by tbe state of Wa-hington bave attracted a great deal of attention aod comment, but it Oregon naa the enterprise she culd procure from her msgnifiuent forests logs that would dwarf tbe Washington monsters into insignifi cance. Matt Colli van. a timber land locator aod experienced lumberman, who lives near tne tsreitounuan a novo mis piaoe, say mat he can ae . ont a timber within five miles of Green Basin that will square 4 feet and 140 feet long. He also aays that there is a tree on his claim tbat measures 31 feet in circumference 6 feet above tbe ground, and 170 feet to tbe first limb. It 1 esti mated that there is 70,000 feet of lumber in the tree. Fossil Journal' Bill Eldoo, who shot bis neighbor Pet Myers on tbe first day of last July, on Lower Crab creek, near Sprague Wash , baa been lound gouty oi man slaughter. For - some time ynor to the shooting Myers bad been soheming to. get possession of tbe E Idoo Bros.' ranoh, and through bis machination t'tev bad become financially embsrras-ed, . Ia a fit of exasper ation Bill hot Myers, who sometime after wards died. : - When tbe Eddon boys left Gilliam county seven years ago they were in good circumstances, taking with them sev eral hundred bead of cattie. Mr. Eldoo baa a large acqusintanoa here, . and many friends were sorry to hesrof his getting into trouble. Much sympathy is felt for bis wife who is an estimable lady. She wss formerly Miss Maude Atwatet. daughter of tbe lata Judge Atwater of The Dalles, It .is very gratifying to see the selling lace of a book agent enter the sanotum when the editor ia juat finiahing bis last ed i tonal article for tbe day. .At aooh timss it is eondooive to. longevity and economy for the retailer of htsrstara to open tbe door softly, take a seat very quietly, and demurely and serenely Jisnd over to tbo scribbler a $20 gold'piece, with the request that tbe amount of that be sent to different addresses in yearly subscriptions to tbs paper. This, and tbia only will pour oil upon the troubled waters, calm the hurri cane of wrath, and drive the gathering storm-clouds from ths mental honsio. A word to tbe wise is sufficient, and if book agents are given to cogitation tbey will carefully treasure op tbe truths contained in thia paragraph, and it will not ba Deoes sary for them to spend so much ia accident policies in tbe future. Prom Tuesday's Daily. "Now is tbe winter ot onr discontent. H Last night was the coldest of tbe season. These be tba times that try men's wood, piles. The thermometer registered about 2 be low aero thia rooming. Fur caps and eoata were in requisition to day for tbe tirat time for several yean. Ex Gov. Moody. Mrs. Moody and Miss Edna Moody are in tbe city visiting friends. Hteighing is very good io our streets, and is ei j.tyed very uiuoh by tbose having cut ter. We are under obligations to Senator Dolph for favors received in the soaps of pub io documnot. A cold, disagreeable fog covered tbe river this morning, which waa not in th least delightful to our citiseus. Jesse Helm was killed near Bliss Citv. by being thrown from his borse while in toxicated, last Monday. Nearly every sidewalk. in - the citv has been utilised to-day tor coasting purposes, -and tba boys have royal fun. Monday, Dec. 26 ih, will be duly eele brated at Antelope witb a so oner and ball in honor of tbe Cnnstmas festival. Mr. Josiah Mirsb came in from Wasco yesteriay evening. There was aboat one men of snow on the ground, but the weather waa not cold. Two or three days of freezioz wstther. and the ice harvest will be iu full operstion. For three year no ice baa been out no bv our local dealer. The students at tha Wasoo Indenendent "academy are enjoying a vacation of two weeks, and studies will not resume until flex tha holidays. Mr. W. A. Hendricks, of Dufur, is in tbe city. Tba we ther in tne vicinity of Dufur 1 is colder than it is at Tb Dalles, but the snow is not as deep. Mr. Ben. MoAtee, of Tygh vallev. is in town to-day. He says snow extends, to Ktngaley, to a depth ot about four iucbes, but there is none on the Tygb. A new steam ferrv boat ha bean launched ou the John Day river, says the Antelope . Herald. It will be used for ferrying pur . poses and for excursions ic summer. v A case of trespass wss tried before Jus tice Keaton at Antelope laat week, and the jury were only out about two minutea when - tbey rendered a verdict of "not guilty." Hon. W, H. Biggs, of Wasoo, is in the city. The snow, he says, is very welcome to the farmers of Sherman county; but the -cold weather oould bs dispensed with witb-. out any serious annoyance to any one. The editor of the Aotelops Herald is fed royally on duck and drake. He is always avauy. and that is tbe reason that he has so wonderfully increased iu adipose tissue dur ing bis residence in that town. , Wasoo Lodge. No. 15. A. V. k A. M.. elected at tbe regular communication last, evening the following officers for tbe ensu ing year: L I. Bargett, W. M.; H. Clough, W.i U Horn. J. W : Ueo. A Liebo, tress.; O. D. Doane, Seo.i R. G. Cluster, tyler. We acknowledge the receipt ot a copy of the Reflector, published by tne Lsorean and Eu'-axian societies of the Uregoa university at Eugene. It ie s very creditable literary production, aod furnishes an opportunity for tbe students to give publie ec ureas ion to their opinions en question. Tbe degree of the Orient Was conferred on several applicants last evening at tbe K. of P. balL Grand Pasha Z niton bas Dtoved bis tents to this oity. and the encampment will receive guest for the next few days. The pilgrimage to Mecca will begin in a tew ays, aod in com memoratioa ot toe neairs th tents will be closed. The executive committee of the Wash ington world's f jir commission sleeted Piss ideoual E rotor G. V. Calboaa executive eommissiooor, to fill tbe vacancy causaJ by the resignation of Dr. N.'G. Blalock. Tne latter remaina president of tbs oommissioo. So fsr, 156 carloads of material for tha stste ai ding have been forwarded to Cbtoago. Ten carloads more are to go. . , . Coasting is fair on tbs sidewalks; but tba change to a complete right angle of the ' walk in tba cat has destroyed the best hill in tbe city. Our city council must recol lect that tbe "spirit of 76" waa displayed bv tbe boys of the Revolution because Brit ish soldiers in tet fared with eossiing on Bos ton Common; buvundoubtedly this obanoe has saved some youngster from ssvsre aoct- ents. . List Thursday a dispatch from Marsh- field. Or., stated that Postotfioe Inapeotor Bautelle bau arrived at that place from Ban dou tbe previous Saturday with a Mrs. Mahset in custody, aod had resumed his journey with bis alleged prisoner Monday morning, i ns inapeotor aeaires to remove the wrong impression which tbe dttpticn may bave created. She is only a witness rn case of sending oosoens mailer tnrougu tbe mails. . We acknowledge tbe receipt of the an nual report of the postmaster-general of the United state tor tne nscai year enuing June 30, 1892. It contain interetiog statis tics regarding this important braucn ot tne Dablio service, and map showing the differ ent mail routes from this to foreign coun tries. ' Mr. Wanamaker has undoubtedly been the most faithful public servant in his department that ba sver ooenpied tbe po sition, and mail facilities are better than they have ever been in tbe history of tba country. Long Creek Soak: Eugene A. Brackets, who is publicly knoarn aa a defaulter, is now in tbs custody or onerin vomoa, ne being hsuled up io San Francisco, and ar rested on the 8th iast. He is beld to snswer ths charge of embezzling the funds of tha Canyon City school district in 1587, by which bis bondsmen, r. U Bern sou rnu Metsohan, suffered to the amooot of $1100. Mr. Barckett bad at one time the brightest future of anv man in tbe county, being a man of unusual intelligence, but tb mania for gambling canned bis downfall. Hut only bone for the tutors is a term in state prawn. Canyon City New: Major Magomt in formed ths New that be woold retire . to the life of a hermit in a few day and com menoe the task of writing his book. Hs will occupy a cabin in tba mountain soli tudes above Dore's sawmill. Major has plenty ot good, nutritious "grab," . and nothing will disturb bim in bis mountain home until the happy spring time shall come and tbs sweet sephyrs swske tb tow ers to bloom in si their lovslines with one breath and with tbs next scatter his "oopy through tbs window tempting tbe plucky author to say words seldom u.ed in tbe modern Sunday schools. Por Oror Fif lean. Am Old and Wxll-Txjzd Exmxdt Mrs. Window's Soothing 8yrup bas been used for over fifty years by millions of mothers for tbeir children while teething, with perfect suooesa. It sooths the child, softens the gams, allays all pain, euros wind colic, and is tbe best remedy foe diarrhesv Is pleeaast to h. tast. Sold by aU druggists ia every part of tne world. Twentv tlve cents a bottle. Its valos is incalculable. Be ears and ask tor Mra. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, aad take ao other kind, Boys' an CUrla' Ai HWrlety sr Ore. Boys may bs bad (and sometimes girls) for (1) ordinary seryios at wages; (2) apon indenture? to work, attend school, aod bs brought np somewhat as your own; and (3) ohildren may be bad for legal adoption. Address,. J. H. Miseoer, Superintendent Oregon Boys' and Owls slid society, Port band, Oragon.