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About The Oregon scout. (Union, Union County, Or.) 188?-1918 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 8, 1891)
B. Chanoey, Publisher, Union, Or.
An Immense Fire Rages
on Mount Shasta.
GRAY WOLVES IN OREGON.
The Uniled States Geological Survoy
Looatos Storage Reservoirs
in Now Mexico.
Ban Diego has organized a company of
Thirtv Moiavo Indian polo players
JIUVU gOIIU IIUIII liuuuiun ninmjuuniuD
li. M., to play at tno lair mere,
At the navy yard at Mare Island ahout
fi50 applications lorworic nave ocen mea
with tiie laiwr employment uurcau
Tim perennial fight of tho disposition
of tho sewage of Los Angeles is about to
break out again witii renewed iury.
Tho eleventh annual exposition of New
Mexico has opened at Albuquerque, and
promises to excel all previous meetings
A svnd cute of Ohinamnn, with ampi
capital hacking it, has purchased a site
near Victoria for a rice mill, and work
on tho erection of tho mill will begin at
According to the Virginia City linter
prue a disease rescmblingdiphtheriahas
broken out among tho horses nnd cattlo
on a ranch near Steamboat, and a num
Wr of animals iiave died Irom it
In the United States Court at 1-os An
poles tho caecs against Senator Ricardo
Trumbull, Supercargo Hurt and Captain
O'Farrellof tno Robert and Minnie were
continued " until hercalter callel
Coal of Rood quality has been found
iiv n Hiirvnvor who is mapping out a roll
pious colony on Malcolm Island into sec
t'.ons. Tho coal is a mile west of Rnugli
Ray and opposito Port McNeil on Van'
couver island, u. u
Advices received at Vancouver, B. 0.
pay that President Harrison lias ap
pointed Frank If. Pierce of Now Hamp
shire, formerly of tho Cuban consular
Bervico, as Consular Agent there, vice
Jay Ewlng resigned.
At Sacramento gambling is In ful
Want everywhere, and players can find
finv kind of n gamo thev wish cIobo at
hand. Evory public house has from four
to five games running, many 01 mem
keeping open day and niglit.
An immense ilro has been raping on
the southern slope of Mount Shasta, a
few miles south of Sisson, a vast amount
of wood, ties, logs and standing timWr
Imiiiir destroyed, uvory avauumo man
was needed to chock tho flro.
In tho tlmlKsrod districts of Clatsop and
Tillamook counties, Or., largo gray wolves
m Wrmiinir more numerous, and are
rnni illv destroying tho oik. as they kil
tho young calves in tho spring and oven
the old ones when tlioy eaten tnom nione
It is intimated at Vancouver, 13. 0.
by Mr. van Homo that horeaftor the
Canadian Pacific Company's steamers
Empress of Japan, Empress of India and
impress ol Ulitnu will run from Van
ttjuvcr to Snn Francisco and return each
Tho testimony in tho Albortson bank
robbing case at Tacoma continues to
show that Albortson was vory deliborato
in bis work. R. R. Albortson, a cousin.
jb charged with writing tho guaranty of
immunity and knowing for whom he
Tho Los Angeles Timt prints an intcr
low with Do Harth Shorb, who has just
returned from Chicago, in which hq
puues tnat tno managomont or tno
AVorld's Fair is rotten to tho core, and
that hu will take stops to havo an hives
tigntlon at Washington unless Davis is re
moved aH Director-General on thopround
of Ills unfitness for tho place. Mr. Shorb
Bayfl 6'enotor Stewart of Novada has
promised to lead tho light in tho Senate
An idea of the profits Hint can Iks do
rived from a lemon orchard with proper
euro may no gamed iy taking an estl
innio irom li. K. snow's six-nero grove
of eight-year-old trees in Tustin, Orango
county, uai. up to tho present time ho
1ms picked aWut 1,200 box, which is
about two-thirds of tho present vear's
crop. At the above estimate an acre
will yiold 300 Wxos of merchantable
mm, which will bring thin season an
average oi f-ou a ixx 7oU an acre, or
IVrtX) for tho six acres of lemons.
Tho Huh hatchery Is to lie built on Mo
thow river in Okanogan countv, Wash.,
and Commissioner Crawford lias gone
there to ascertain tho nuinWr of salmon
hold in tho rack rocontly built bv him.
Ho advises that the site bo located with
rcferonco to government township linos,
and tho Commissioner of the general
laud ofllco will bo asked to reserve land
for tho State. Ellorts will bo made to
havo n saw mill erected in order that
lumber may Wo at hand for tho erection
of the butchery in tho spring. Settlers
will also bo encouraged to open roads.
At San Francisco Customs Inspector
McGlnutss mado a vory Hculiar seizure
on tho Pacific Mall Company's steamer
China the other morning. Twoordinary
looking planks woro lylngon tho Wtweon
decks, und McGinnfss passed them a
docott times In making his rounds. Ha
accidentally kicked one of them, and it
oved easily. Tho plank was 10 feet
long, 12 Inches broad and 4 Inches thick.
Thin aroused McGiunlss' suspicions, and
he picked tho plunk up, only to find It
"very light. A rigid examination followed,
which showed that each plank was hol
low and hnd been prepared for tho smug
lelltiK of opium. Tho work had been
done skillfully, and three tlvo-Uol tins of
"dope" fitted tho hollow space to a
Juur'H breadth. Kach plank would hold
thirty imundi of the drup. The planks
had evidently been In into as a Mooring
tor a wlwrf, and had thev Won rushed
a)ior oh the riiouldor of a 'longshore
xtaH. would W above mmplcloii. They
had wt Imhw prepared, and would prole
ftblvjtavD dene duty Uforo the China
Teacher In Some Kurnponn Cnantrle
Uare Not 1'leRnantent Kxiierlcnce.
Sisters of Charity have
to teach in Texas public
Brown University has decided to ad
mit women to its clashes on the same
conditions as men.
Tho entering Chautauqua class which
is to pursue a three years' course com
prises 15,000 students.
Tho University of Oxford has reminded
the voto admitting women to the Bache
lor ol Medicine examinations.
Harvard Collcpe was founded in 1030
Yale in 1701. William and Mary of Vir
ginia was cnartered in lutfo.
Thirty-two students of Queen's College,
Belfast, have petitioned the council that
women shall not be admitted to study.
The chair of oratory in the University
of Honolulu, Sandwich Island, has been
offered to Miss Norma C. Crawford of
Tho Lcpislaturo in Maine has enacted
a low which requires all public-school
teachers to devote some time each week
to teaching kindness to animals.
The girl who carried oft" tho honors of
entrance at tno university of Jondon
examination was Charlottelliggins. Sli
is but 20 years of ago. There were 1,000
male students pitted against Her.
Teachers in some European countries
do not uavo tno pleasantest experiences
In Spain tho payment of salaries is ha'
bitually in arrears. Altogether 2,500
teachers havo arrears due them, and it
is not surprisinp that in one place
teacher has taken to scllinp mutches
and ids wife and children have gone into
According to the late military statistics
there are no illiterate persons in Bavaria.
Among 2,772 recruits enlisted in tho
army in tho palatinate there woro only
three individuals who could not read or
write. But that district forms no excep
tion to tho rule. The general numlerof
recruits from tho entire population was
20,584, and among thorn were only six
Tho Now York JCcanqelixt says : Do
not the methods of teaching in our pub
lie schools need to bo overhauled? Tho
pupils aro crammed with a superficial
knowledge of nearly a score of different
studies without an aoiiity to write a sen
tence in tho Enplisit language correctly
wnai children need is not to learn so
much, but to learn a few things well
and while acquiring such knowledge to
learn to think for themselves.
In Sweden philanthropy has seized
upon the schools now as the vehicle of
teaching the children the cleanliness that
is next to podlinens. Hie chief parochiul
school m Stockholm has introduced win
ter bathing as a feature, witii great can
tion apparently, lest innovation excite
prejudice, for tho report says that the
children aro given a bath every three
weeks. Now that tho thing is in run
ning order, 100 children can bo washed
in tliree hours, lho lovs took readily
to the schomo : tho girls for some reason
did not. Of forty girls in one class that
averaged l.t years of age only sixteen
had ever known tho luxur nf a bath in
winter. The teachers report that the
effect on the children is beneficial In
every way, especially since thev havo
pot on terms with the soap, winch thev
at first were shy of.
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL.
I lie Kent liirrntor of tlio Itnln-I'r" liicluj:
I'riK'CHH Ik Vll'lfllllltll.
Secretary Foster has issued a circular
giving notice that no more Wnds of the
4k- per cent, loan would bo received for
continuance at 2 per cent, after Septem
ber ItO. Bonds which havo not been
continued will bo redeemed on presen
tation. Owing to numerous iunuiries coming
from difi'ercnt parts of the country for
fractional silver coin, tho United States
treasurer lias prepared a circular stating
in substance that the new halves end
dollars will bo furnished in sums of $200
or moio hy express, free of charge, or by
registered mail in sums or multiples of
.Ku. registration charpes paid to any
point in the United States.
In view of the fact that sugars not aWvo
10 D's in color aro now exempt from
luty, irrespective of tho country fron
which imported, tho Treasury Depart
ment has authorized the Cus'toms Col
lector at San Francisco to waive require
ments Imposed by tho regulations com
pelling importers of BUgar from Hawaii
to produce proporlv authenticated in
voices, showing Biieh sugar was tho pro
duce of that country, when free entry ia
mimed under tho act ol October 1.
Tho opinion is painlnp pround that tho
postponed libel suit against the Chilian
steamer Itata, now set for trial at San
Diego, on September 25, will be prose
cuted by tho government, although a
further postponement nuiv he had before
the case proceeds. It is impossible to
gain any otlieial information uK)h this
point, though Attornov-tieneiu Mi or
did say that ho could not tell what the
result of tho postponement would bo;
but. so far as hu know, it might result
in a trial.
Tho real Inventor of tho rain-produc
ing process has boon discovered in tho
ersou ol lioncral Daniel Rugples of
-'redoricksburg, Vn., to whom a patent
was issued uoom ten vears mro. i n
served in tho Mexican war, and at the
hreaklng-out of tho civil war cast his
fortune with tho South, tho result being
that ho eamo out of tho armv impover
ished and broken in health. 'Ho is now
over 80 years old, and for a uumWr of
winters ho has been endeavoring to en
list aid from Congress to make tho verv
experiments that hare Won mado anil
aro to bo continued under the supwivbion
of General Dvronforth. Ho ilnullv M.
cured tho assistance of Senator Fur well,
who ofi'orcd an amendment to the gen
eral appropriation bill, whereby HUHX)
as sot apart for the proposed experi
ments. It was stipulated in the amend-
meut. however, that the miwimuML
should bo conducted mulor th
of the Department of Agriculluio. It is
understood that a syndicate of Washing
ton capitalists, satisfied that the inven
tion hub proved a success, have ollorod
Uenerul Ruggles $75,000 for his patent,
their Idea being to sell It olil
general government or to the Mtvoral
Mates. It has been ascertained that
seventeen of the forty-four Stutes of the
Union, paitlcularly those In the far
they would probably Iw ; Milling to'imy
llbcully for ihe uh of the InveuUon,
" wi i ' ujcii io Bovvro droughts, and
Skeletons of Prehistoric
SUICIDE MANIA OF AGNOSTICS
Chicago Will Havo to Modify the Plans
Made for the World's Fair
Minneapolis has no desire to consoli
date with St. i'aui.
Carloads of diseased Chicago cattle
have leen seized at Bulf.ilo.
The Gradv monument will bo unveiled
at Atlanta, Ga., October 21.
There is something over 35,000 natives
of Switzerland in and around rsew lork
O. I. Huntington is to complete tho
Middlo and East Tennesseo railro..d
within sixty days.
A company to insure tobacco planters
against loss by hail is one of tho lateat
schemes in uonnecticut.
Tho houso at Appomattox, a., in
which General Leo surrendered to Gen
eral Grant has been sold for $10,000.
Canada has sent but 30,000 sheep to
Great Britain during tho year just ended,
as compared with 4j,000 for the year be
A landlords' association has been
formed in Boston for the purpose of mu
tual protection against objectionable ten
The organ in the music room of tho
residence of the late Mrs. Ilopkms-
Searle at Great Barnngton, Mass., cost
So great is tho homeward rush of
American tourists that many of their
aro unable to find passage on returning
It is said that tho smug 'ling of Chi
neso Into this country has been recently
accelerated bv the price having risen to
4100 per head.
Cleveland has passed a law reducirg
tho nrico of gas to 00 cents per 1,000 feet
ami giving the city an opiion on me gas
works at any time
Judgments aggregating 14,020 against
Alexander Herrmann, ine magician, nave
iut been entered in tho County Clerk's
ofiico at New i ork.
Tho trado and commerce of Charles
ton. S. C. last year amounted to ms,
514,718, a net increase of $17,91,001 over
the preceding year.
Thomas Dolanv of Albany, aged 19.
thought nothing of smoking tlvo or six
package of cigarettes a day. itis iiinerai
took place tho other day.
Judgments aggregating $150,000 hnve
ln-en filed against Adam Backer, the
ommercial note broker of Now lork,
who assigned August .t last.
Counsel for Joseph A. Davidson of
New York has obtained an attachment
against the Mexican National Railway
uompany upon a claim lor $10o,whj
UKianoma is hard I v a vear old as a
Territory, and yet we are told that tho
question oi admitting it to btatonood
will come boforo Congress tins winter.
Uhiccgo udd I'ellovvs are to erect a
thirty-four-storv building. The structure
from ground to dome will bo 500 feet,
and it is to be completed by tho full of
According to statistics gathered bv
charitable organizations throughout the
country there aro 3,000,000 people wholly
or partly dependent upon charity every
year in the United States.
Two thousand men. mostlv French
Canadians, employed in the saw mills at
Ottawa havo struck for a reduction of
one and a half hours' work per day and
an increase of 50 cents in wages per
V mound containing skeletons of pre
historic people has been discovered on a
farm near Carthage, 111. Tho skeletons
lay in all conceivable posit ions, and are
supposed to bo those of warriors wiio fell
lho Ioxhb railway employes have pe
titioned tho Mute uuiiwav (Jommission
ers against the sweeping reductions m
freight rates. urinnL' that unv material
reduction means a corresponding reduc
tion in thoir wages.
Chief Oflicor Thompson of the Orange
Princo has Wen presented with a hand-
some gold medal m behalf of the Presl-
dent of the United States as a reward
for rescuing tho crew of the American
ship Amanda C. Parker in January lust.
On tho Chevonne and Arrapahoe In
dian reservations in tho Indian Territory
lor nearly one wees the Indians have
been holding dances. From the result
of that and from eating melons, Wth
green and ripe, fully fifty of them died,
and scores more aro very sick.
An order has Wen issued by Secrotarv
Tracy which forlnxles tho breaking-tip of
the Whito squadron. It whs directed to
the chiefs of tho bureaus, and ordered
them to proparo tno orktown for serv
ice on the Pacitio station and tho Petrel
for service on the Asiatic station.
a suicico omnia mis iukoii possession
of the aged members of an agnostic cir
cle in Bradford, Pa., which was founded
by the late Dr. Stuart, who himself led
the way by taking his own life. Since
then three other memWrs of tho circle
have tried to kill themselves, und two
Chicago will have to modify tho plans
mado for tho World's Fair buildings and
grounds oi face a serious financial dilll
culty, Tho estimated cost of getting the
show ready to open Is $18,000,000. This
is too much, even though the govern
ment should W induced to contribute
Congress at its last session authorized
the reeolnago of tho uncurrent fractional
coin now in tho treasury abraded below
the limit of tolerance, and mado an ap
propriation of rltJO.OOO to cover tho loss
to the coin hy tho abrasion. This sum,
it Is estimated, will cover tho loss on
alout M.OOO.OOOof coin, and this amount
ia now Wing coined into quarter dollars
and dimes, for which there Is a very
great demand. Tho recoinapo Into stand
ard nilver dollar of the $5,(XXJ,(M) trnde
dollars bullion, which the lust Coheres
authorised, Is alo in progreM,
Mr. GIniUtnne Ik ShIiI to lli,e Cirea'
Keitpect for KnjrnUy.
Queen Victoria puts in her spare time
plying the crochet needle.
Jules Simon, the celebrated French
economist, detests tobacco, and says that
he is on inveterato enemy of alcohol.
James N. Pidcock of White House, N.
J former Congressman from that State
and prospective candidate for Governor,
expects to market over 10,000 baskets of
peaches this year.
The ex-Emperor of Brazil is moping
away existence in a melancholy tu d
at Vichy, where he is being lreati
for heart disease. Ho seems to hnve lost
all interest in passing events.
General Maury is the third distin
guished Confederate officer to have a
desk in the war-records ofiice in Wash
ington. Tho other two aro General Mar
cus Wright and General George Field.
I'rince Bismarck suffers much from his
old enemy, neuralgia, and the writing of
his memoirs does not progress swiftly.
Ho dislikes tho work, and a revival of
the past seems to embitter and disturb
William B. McCreery, United States
Consul at Valparaiso, Chili, is a Michi
gan man, who serveil with credit during
the civil war. He was one of the few
who succeeded in escaping from Libby
Senator Proctor's firpt stop into official
life was as a village Selectman. And the
Vermont villagers were inighty particu
lar about a man being an undeveloped
statesman before they would trust him
in such an office.
Susannah Annesley, who married Sam
uel Wesley and became the mother of the
famous John Wesley, was twenty-third
child to her father, twenty-fourth to her
mother, and she herselt gave birth to
Colonel Elliot F. Shcpard ex presses
the oninion that, if Chicago permits the
opening of her exhibition on Sundays,
some dreadful calamity will be called
down upon the city. Can this be a
threat that ho will go to live there?
Hon. William Walter Phelps, United
States Minister to Germany, will prolong
his sojourn at Hamburg, where ho has
been joined by his wife. He is improv
ing in health, and is very happy over the
outcome of his fight on tho pork ques
Mr. Gladstone has a profound respect
for royalty, and never wounds the feel
ings o"f tho royal family if lie can help
it. His recent letter denouncing gam
bling as a formidable and growing evil
in Great Britain seems to be capable of
a royal application, however.
M. Jacaues. who hns recently begun a
Hftv days' fast at the London Aquarium,
assumes an air of extreme comfort as he
sits in his easy chair. Sometimes he
reads for an hour or two, but he is not
much disposed to talk. He says that
that ones up too much vitality.
I'ho Earl of AVarwiek, father-in-law of
Lady Brooko of baccarat-scandal fame,
is verv ill. lie is periodically miujuui, iv
fainting tits, and is expected to die in
one boloro long, ue is over o years ui
age, and has been in feeble health for
some time. Lady Brooke has of late
knt, in the background and stiown a dip-
position to avoid ine sociui ire.
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Dr. James Kamsev Speer, who died
the other day in Pittsburg at the age o
04, had lived" under every President o(
tho United States, and was the cousin o
one, IJuchanan, while Ins mother was tin
grand aunt of another, Boniamin Harri
son. As a sensible man, however, Ir
Speer was very content to rest his claims
to attention on his local reputation us a
physician and surgeon.
CRIME AND CRIMINALS.
A Kentucky 1'oud Aukiuiius Proportions
That .'May Kml In lUoocUlu-d.
An express train on the Missouri, Kan
bus and Texas road was held up theother
night near Loliaetta, l.T.,unu robbed of
George Jones, a convicted murderer in
a San Francisco prison, is slowlv dying
from paralysis, and is gradually growing
John and Henry Martin and three mi
known women wero whipped by whito
caps near Hinsdale, Ind., for petty
IIenrv T. Edson, son of the ex-Mayor
of New York, lias been arrested for ob
taining $5,000 on a draft on a bmik in
which he had no credit.
Tho Alleghany Heating Company of
Pittsburg claims that Thomas L. shields,
its Secretary anil Treasurer, is short over
ViH.',0l0 in ins accounts.
W. F. Slinglort', ex-Treasurer of the
Montgomery Trust Company of Morris-
town, ru., has been arrested,
Mrs. Popke. aged 10. living in Sey
mour, Wis., has been arrested for smoth
ering her infant. Her husband, who
buried the child in the woods, was also
At San Francisco tho Coroner's jury
in tiie case of Olhcer Alexander Grant
has rendered a verdict finding the de
ceased eamo to his death from a gunshot
wound in tho head, intlicted by Maurice
is. btroliuger. Known as uurtis, and
charging him with the crime of murder.
The Beasley-Jordan feud at Salvisa.
LTt tu iiajniinnit - y-v - inno t It it f mn n
in all probability result in moro blood
shed. Constable Currans succeeded in
arresting the three Beasleys, when the
other brothers and relatives took his
prisoners from him. Tho Jordan family,
six or seven in number, have also armed
themselves, and havo declared thev will
be revenged or the law shall W enforced
for the bloodv und cowardly assassina
tion of their brother. Tho Sheriff has
asked for troops, and the Governor re
plied that ho has the right to summon
the whole county.
If the bill giving the Bishops of the
Church of England greater authority
over the clergy in tho interest of moral
ity were now before Parliament, it would I
probably puss with a nibh, as many of .
the clergy and laity oi tho church art)
indignant over the existing situation.
Uev. Ht. John Dearsley, Vicar of Wil
mington, Sussex, was recently convicted
of tho responsibility for a young girl's
ruin and ordered to pay a weekly sum to
tho victim, lie has now secured from
the girl a full discharge on Payment of
1,1X0, He still remains in his pastorate,
and shows no disposition to rotlgn. As
hi offense was only a misdemeanor, ho
cannot W removed by the Bishop, and
ho continue! in the pulpit, much to the
dUgiut of the people.
Theosophy Fad Widely
THE JAPANESE CREMATORIES
Tho Workincrmen's Union of Halle;
Germany, is Dissolved by
The Prince of Wales is insured foi
There is a newspaper in London which
is printed with scented ink.
Tho total loss to life in Martinique
from tho recent hurricane was 340.
Berlin is to have an elevated railroad.
Electricity is to W the power used.
The proposed ship canal Wtween tho
Firth of Forth and the Clyde is revived.
An underground cable is being laid to
connect important German fortifications.
Tiie Prince of Wales is ambitious to
race his new vacht in American waters.
Prince Ferdinand of Bulgaria has or
dered $1,000,000 worth of cannon from
Itussian nowspapers say the Czar fears
no war on account of the uardunenes
Active supporters of IJalmaceda are
likely to lose all their property by con
The theosophv fad is infecting London
society widely, and a mission to America
is talked of.
The police of the Uhilian Junta are
still seeking for Bahnaceda among the
R'iamil Pasha, who was removed from
tho Turkish Ministry, it is said, will bo
appointed Governor of Syria.
The Munich papers say William did
not receive a very enthusiastic welcome
on his visit to the Havariun capital.
A co-operntive home for sing'e women
is to be sturtod in Vienna, Austria. Each
will havo a share in the houseKeeping.
M. Ader of Paris after expending more
than $100,000 on a Hying machine lias
produced one in which he Hew about 100
A great outcry is Wing raised in Fin
land against tiie recent introduction of
tiie Russian language into the schools ol
Russian merchants want their govern
ment to abolish its free ports on the
Black river in Asia and remove an ele
ment of foreign competition.
Favorable results are shown in the
school attendance in England under the
free-education act. Manchester had an
increased attendance of 2,000.
The principal article of export from
Russia into Servia is coal oil. There are
at present 3,000,000 kilograms of kero
sene in the port of Odessa ready for ex
Since the Pasteur Institute for the
cure ol hydrophobia was established in.
Paris in 1880 there have been 9.-K59 pa
tients treated, of whom sixty-four have
In the province of Orel, Russia, bands
of peasants are roving over the I ighway,
attacking tiie convoys of grain und food,
even where the convoys are escorted by
Queen Victoria's health is not good,
and tho physicians regulate her diot
more strictly than ever. Visitors find a
notable increase in the Queen's aspect
in respect to age.
The International Agricultural Con
gress at The Hague bus pronounced in
favor of a Stat" indemnity to owners of
animals condemned to death for tuber
culosis or plcitro-pncumouia.
Tho stories of destitution among the
peasants in Russia, owing to the failure
of tho crops, are somewhat terrible. In
some of the afilicted provinces the peo
ple have not eaten bread for days.
Sally, the interesting chimpanzee of
the zoological gardens, London, has de
parted this life. Slio could count up to
seven, had a large acquaintance and had
often been interviewed by Darwin.
The strictest orders have been issued
at Vienna that every foreign paper con
taining tho slightest reference to the
story of Prince Rudolph and Marie Vet
sera's love romance shall be immediately
seized und confiscated.
Tiie earthquake panic at San Salvador
has now nearly subsided, although fami
lies are sleeping in tents in their yards,
or houses, in public parks or in the
streets. Earthquakes, by turn feeble
and violent, continue at irregular in
tervals. Cremation is very economically con
ducted in Japan, and in consequence is
very popular. In Tokio there nro six
cremutories, in which one-third of the
dead are burned. The highest price for
burning a Wdy ie ill, and the lowest 5
The Workingmon's Union of Halle,
Germany, has been dissolved by tho po
lice, and its funds wero confiscated, be
cause at several meetings the suffrage
question and women's political rights
were discussed. In Germany it is against
the law for women to discuss jwlitics.
The natives in East Africa havo terri
bly defeated tho Germans. Three hun
dred blacks under the German com
mander wero killed and a large ouuutitv
of guns and munitions of war lost to the
enemy. The victorious natives followed
un their success without mercy, killing
all they pot in their power.
a DISORDERED STOMACH.
11L00D, Cures CONSTIPATION. IN'nidttiTinv.
LIVER COMPLAINTS, SICK HEADACHE. TOMis
SKIN AFFECTIONS, and DISEASES AltlfSlNn ;
The Genuine IfAHOVJlO TEA itimluu in YELLOW )'1A1'1'JJIS
with Facsimile Signature vf KMIL FEEHtf.
. HEOINQTOH & CO, Aocnts. 8an Francisco.
MALI) KV Ahl4 UUtinUItiTri AMI iUO'r.UK.
A Uenuiue or the Condition or IU Dif
The fall season is backward aWut set
ting in, but when it does come it must
come with a rush, for the wholesale com
munity have mado preparations for an
unusually large amountof trading. Bart
lettsare becoming scarce, and the season
for plums is aWut over. Prunes are th
riving freely, and aro cheap. There is a
fair supply of late peaches on hand, and
enough grapes to satisfy the demand.
Apples are beginning to come in, and
will soon be the leading article in the
market. The vegetable market is well
supplied, and prices aro kept firm by a
good demand. The market for dairy pro
duce shows no change except in butter,
which has advanced '2 cents per pound.
Poultry is scarce and firm, and eggs are
in the same condition.
Valley is offering freely, but prices
asked are above the market and few
transactions are reported. The tone of
the market is slightly firmer in sympa
thy with foreign advices. Cables report
cagoes firmer and 3d higher. Liverpool
spot wheat is q noted Id per cental
higher, and options are firmer through
out, later months showing a marked
I'roilnce, Vrult, Ktc.
Whkat Valley. $1.52K : Walla Walla,
$1.45 per cental.
Jjlouk standard, $4.yu; waiia wana,
$4.70 per barrel.
Oats New, 3840c per bushel.
Hay $1214 per ton.
Millstuhks Bran, $2122; shorts, $24
(a 25: ground barley, $iS0(?32: chop feed,
$2223 per ton; barley, $1.201.25 per
Buttek Oregon fancy creamery, 32?.j
35c; fancy dairy, 30c ; fair to good, 25
27c; common, 1522jL.c; Eastern, 25
31J; cper pound.
Uiikksk uregon, lSftfil-'itc; Eastern,
13c per pound.
iiuas Uregon, ouc per dozen.
Poultiiy Old chickens. .$5.50(36.00:
young chickens, $2.504.50; ducks, $5.00
8.uu; geese, nominal, $8.uumu.uu per
dozen ; turkeys, 1017c per pound.
Vi:aKTAi!U:B Cabbage, 7oc0s$1.00 per
cental; cauliflower, $11. 25 per dozen ;
Onions,80c$l per cental ; beets,$1.25 per
sack; turnips, $1.00 per sack; new pota
toes. 45O0c per cental : tomatoes. 40(!
50c per Wx ; lettuce, 12!j$c per dozen ;
green peas, 3(?4c per ound ; string
Wans, 23c per pound; rhubarb, 3c per
pound; cucumbers, lUc per dozen; car
rots, 75c per sack ; corn, 78c per dozen ;
eweet potatoes, 2S2c per pound.
I'liurrs Sicily lemons, $7.008.00:
California, $4.500.00 per box ; apples.
508oc per box ; bananas, $3.504.00 a
bunch ; pineappleB,$o.UO7.00 per dozen ;
peaches, 0000c per Wx ; plums, 2500c
per Wx; watermelons, $1.502.00 per
dozen; cantaloupes, $1.001.50 per
dozen, $2.00 per crate; grapes, Tokav,
$1.00 per box; muscat and black.
75c$1.00 per crate, boxes 75c; pears,
5c; Bartlett, $1.00 per Wx; nectar
ines, 0075c per crate; crab apples, 3c
per pound; pumpkins, $1.50 per dozen;
prunes, 22qc per pound.
Nuts Calitornia walnuts,ll)12,;;c;
hickory, 8c; Brazils, 10llc; "al
monds, 1018c; filWrts, 1314c; pine
nuts, 1718c; pecans, 1718c; cocoa
nuts, 8c; hazel, 8c; peanuts, 8c per
Honky 17ij18c per pound.
Rice Japan. $5.00: Island. $5.75 ner
Salt Liverpool, $14.00, $15.50(ilG.00 -.
stock, $1112 per ton.
Ijkans Small white. 3c: nink. 3c:
bayos, 4c; butter, 3e; Hums, 4c per
Coffee Costa Rica. 2QHdi'2c:
23c; Mocha, 30c; Java, 25iic;
oucKie-s, luu-pound cases, 244c
sugar Golden C.45ic: extra C. 43,c:
white extra C. 4Jic: granulated. WAc.
cube crushed and powdered, Oc; con-
leciioners- a, oc per pound.
Sykui' Eastern, in barrelp, 4755c;
half-barrels, 5058c; in cases, 5580c
er gallon; $2.2502.50 per keg. Onli-
ornia, in barrels. 30c per gallon: l.7f
. l -J - . w
UKIEU IMIUITS Italian nrunes. p-
Petite and German. 7c per pound:
raisins. $1.20fi?1.75 per Wx: nlummer
dried pears, 8i)c; sun-dried and fac
tory plume, 0c; evaporated peaches.
flllc; Smyrna figs, 20c; California,
figs, 7c per pound.
Canned Goods Table fruits, $1.05
1.80, 2ss; peaches, $1.80(2.00; Bart
lett peara, $1.8o(.fl.0o; plums, $1.37'
1.50; strawberries, $2.25; cherries, $225
2.40; blackberries, $1.85(1.00; rasp
berries, $2.40; pineapples. $2.2d(tf2.80;
apricots,$1.00ctl.70. Pie fruit: Assorted,
$1.10(rl.20; peaches, $1.(55 ; plums, $1.00
1.10; blackWrries, $1.25 per dozen. Veg
etables: Corn, $1.251.G5; tomatoes,
$1.003.C0; sugar peas, $1.10M1.25;
string Wans, iK)c$1.00 per dozen!
1'isli: Sardines, 75c(nil.G5; lobsters, $2.30
(.13.50; oysters, $1.50(?3.25 per dozen.
Salmon, standard No. 1, $1.251.50 per
case-; No. 2, $2.55. Condensed milk:
Eagle brand, $8.10; Crown, $7; High
land, $0.75; Champion, $5.50; Monroe,
Son l'31",?886- Meats: Corned Wef,
$2.00; chipped beef, $2.15; lunch
o'lf'o1018',0'00 28 5 doviled
$1.J52.(5 per dozen.
The Stent Market.
Beef Live, 23c; dressed, 5Gc.
Mutton Live, sheared, 33?ic:
dressed, 7c. ' '
Hoob Live, 52c; dressed, 8c.
K.u. 57c per pound.
Smokki) Meats Eastern hum, 13c.
1334c; other varieties, 1012c; breakfast
bacon, 128Hc; smoked bacon, 10L
(it Uc per pound. '
.."""r-CoHipound, 10c; pure, Uh
l-'V; Oregon, 108dl28o per pound.