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SHOWERS QUENCH FIRES.
Weather Comes to Rescue of Idaho
and Montana Forests.
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND
FOREST FIRES GRIP
PROGRESS OF OUR HOME STATE TOWN OF WALLACE
Spokane, Aug. 24.—Light rain be
gan to fall this afternoon in Wallace
OREGON LIBRARY COMMISSION.
WATER RIGHTS IS ISSUE.
and other Coeur d'Alene mining town»
that have been scorched or threatened Stalo Commission Preparing to Hear Good Books for Wtuter Reading Can Bo
Fifty are reported dead in and
, by the forest fires, and the weary fire-
around Wallace, Idaho, where the
Had by Villagers.
All Willow Crook Casos
i fighters took new hope. Nothing but
property loss ia 11,000,000. The fire
Salem—The Oregon Library Commis has not enlarged on the area tiuru
Vale The State water commission
a heavy downpour will quench the
flames that are eating up the big trees has advertised for meetings on Willow
ed Saturday night.
of Northern Idaho, Northwestern Monr creek to determine the rights of all ready to send out into the state. The
Mullan ia probably safe but fires
Qeneral Resume of Important Events tana and Northeastern Washington,
Estrada Army Approaches and Lives
larmiug communities and small villages
Presented In Condensed Form
Elk City la reported still unburn
and Property of Americana
not enjoying library privileges and uu
The Idaho militia and United State«
able to support a library. There is ab
Are In Peril.
for Our Busy Readers.
Willow solutely no charge for the libraries ex
troops are on the way to do battle with are to lie settled in one suit.
Four or more are dead in Area
the red invader, but the soldiers can creek is a flood water •tream, about eept the transportaion charges both near Newport, Wash.
accomplish little more than protection 100 miles long, and io used by the peo ways. The books aru packed m a strong dred and eighty men in the forestry
Further revision of the tariff will be of the threatened towns.
Washington Thu provisional gov
wooden box and sent by freight; the service are surrounded in the St. Joe
made the keynote of the coming cam
ernment of Nicaragua is tottering to
Ranger Kottke.v, who with 200'men ple from its head to its mouth at Vale. weight averages 100 pounds. The li country.
was reported as missing, is unharmed. The Eastern Oregon Land company has brary may be kept six months, and then
Taft and St. Regie, Mont, have
its fall, the Madriz army ia demoral
agents in Vale with a view of securing
It is estimated that the fire loss in He was never near Wallace. as report some rights, while the Willow Creek returned to the commission and ex
I wen burned. Saltaae is surroundtai
ized, consternation reigns in Managua
Deborgia is seriously and Dr. Madriz, his general-in chief,
the forests of the Northwest will reach ed, but was near Adair. Idaho, on the Land & irrigation company is plan of books. Thu books must bo loaned by fire.
free ot charge to all responsible per
1'olcdo, and general Iriaa, aru prepar-
morning and reported his men safe, ex ning to protect all its rights and Upper sons
iu the community.
Official news has been 'received in cept two packers.
Tonight he left
I ing to lieu the country.
Washington of the death of ths Madriz Missoula at the head ot a party which cently and are preparing their evi
Thoni|ieon Falls, Mont., for 60'miles
most convenient public place, a school
This, in effect, la the news received
government in Nicaragua.
went to search for missing fighters dence.
to the Iduho line, with portions of by the Statu department from United
house, postollice, grange hull, store, or iu
Paris fashions decree that the "hob- along the line of the Milwaukee, where
a houie. They are made up of the very
Belknap, White Pine. Hoxon and
State» Consul Olivares at Managua,
ble skirt" for women shall be sup- it is believed all will, in time, be lo- Rose, C. T. Locey, Pierce Smith and best books for grown people and for Heron burning.
children. Each library coutains 50 pop
and those advices arc confirmed by dis
planted by the “tube skirt.”
Ranger Van Dyke, on Independence ami used water from 15 to 25 years are ular and interesting Iwoks of Action, tin forest, Montana.
Thompson patches from Mr. Johnson, United
Southern delegates to the National creek, and Ranger Derrick, at Sáltese, among these, and the lower ranches, history, travel, biography, science, so
Falla ia in peril.
State» consul at at Corinto.
Coopers' convention declare that prohi
Mont, both reported tonight. It had consisting of probably St' users, are ciology, and literature, books which old f Ymir, B. C., is in danger from
bition has not hurt their trade.
The panic in the capital is threaten
been feared that Van Dyke’s crew of
i fires which are burning in the bush.
If you are interested in a traveling
ing the lives and property of Ameri
the water commissioner for this dis-
An 0. R. & N. train was struck by a 75 men had been cut off.
library for your community, write to
landslide near The Dalles and narrowly
The most sensational rumors of loas trict will be here the latter part of the Library Commission, Salem, Cor fur ; that region and the situation is aer- cans. Crowds are reported traversing
thu streets crying, “Death to the
escaped being pushed into the Colum of life continue to be circulated, but it August to la-gin taking evidence.
It is conceded that whichever way ther information.
is impossible to verify them and it
• Avery, Idaho, is destroyed, the
While the cruisers Vicksburg and
the decisions are made the ease will go
CLAMBAKE ANNUAL AFFAIR
An effort will be made to shift the
through the Circuit, and Supreme
*•••••••••••••••••••••••>•••••• sees••••••«<«««*« Yorktown aru at Corinto and in close
entire responsibility for the Illinois
touch with the situation, the legation
courts before being finally determined.
Central car repair graft on J. T. Hara ber of dead in the three states will not
Newport People Pleased Over Success
and consulates in Managua are under
MANY BUILDINGS BURNED.
han. president of the road.
heavy police guard and preparations
of First Festival.
The known victims of the forest fires BONDS ESCAPE OREGON TAX.
Women and Children Flea on Trains have been made to meet attack a on
A 14-year-old girl while out rowing number 53, as follows:
Newport—Newport will have an an
' American livea and property.
— Skeletons Found.
on Puget Sound was caught by the tide
In and near Wallace, Idaho, 38; in Property Owned by Harriman Can nual clambake owing to the success of
The situation grew out of the victory
and carried away from shore, and was and near Newport, Wash.. 8; near St.
the clambake on August 14. The oven
Missoula, Mont. — The forest fire won Thursday by the revolutionists,
Leave No Revenue to State.
not rescued until 2 o’clock next morn Joe, Idaho, 6 men, supposed to be for
/a permanent and the necessary sea situation on both aides of the Idaho- who defested s strong column of gov
Salem—In response to a letter of foods are easy to obtain.
ing. She was nearly exhausted from est rangers; at Sáltese, Mont, 1.
Montana line ia more serious than at ernment truo|si and crossed the Tipi-
exposure and fright.
Sunday was selected as the date for any lime thia season.
The Idaho militiamen are on the several weeks ago from George A.
Flames are sweeping over an in
A 14-year-old boy sleeping in a camp way from the encampment at Ameri Steel, state treasurer, Attorney Gen
The removal of the government army
closed ou that day. Rev. J. R. N. Bell creasing area, destroying small settle
near Weston, Ore., was seized by a
eral Crawford has just submittted an defended the date, saying that he would
seems complete. Mr. Olivares reports
huge cougar and was being dragged
opinion that stocks and bonds of a cor feel as much at home at such a well meats and wiping out of existence •that Gervral Toledo, who was in com
away when a man with whom he was Governor Brady today that he would
regulated clambake us he would if ho millions of dollars' worth of property. mand of the Madriz troops, arrived
The lose of life will be large.
It in Managua following hia defeat and
sleeping was aroused, and timely send to Idaho all the troops available, poration under the laws of Oregon are were invited to a private dinner on
assistance frightened the beast away. but that United States soldiers could personal property governed by the laws Sunday. The crowds, he said, were grows hourly, nisi the number of in announced that hie force hail been
not be used for police duty. Governor of the domicile instead of the location the best behaved he had ever seen, in jured is constantly increasing.
The boy was uninjured.
Brady will go to the front tomorrow. of the corporation and therefore esca;>e church or out. AU the visitors seemed and around Wallace it ia estimated seized with panic and fled when at
tacked. Soldiers made their escape to
Mayor Gaynor of New York City is None of the towns in Idaho are in im the payment of inheritance tax.
to agree with him, us they luxvo show here the death list ia at least 50.
Grenada while other» continued their
mediate danger, it is believed.
The question involved arose after cred congratulations on tiio committee
In addition to st least 25 otherwise flight to the capital.
the death of E. H. Harriman. As he who arranged the affair.
The steamer F. A. Kilburn was de
hurt, it ia said that ten ;>ernona have
Grenada appears to be at the mercy
The Corvallis X Eastern Railroad been made blind.
WATER FIRM BANKRUPT.
held stock extensively in Oregon rail
stroyed by fire at her dock in San Fran
an undiciplined mob of soldiers, who
roads and other properties of the state,
Indications in Wallace, however,
many were compelled to stand in the are that hearty half of the city will be are reported to be pillaging the houses
Thirty-three soldiers were prostrated College Professors Prove to Be Poor construed as against the Harriman es cars. It is believed here that such
saved. Communications with Wallace
It is added that the Eatradan force
by heat durnig practice marches in
tate. it would have added several hun
to the west has been possible at inter
Boise, Idaho—The Grandview Land dred thousand dollars to the state summer w.ll force the railroad company vals, but eastward it ia entirely cut off is already at the gates of the city and
to build around the bay from Yaquina,
is preparing to take thu place by as
Steady rains are falling in Chehalis & Irrigation company was declared treasury.
and thus do away with the ferryboat and it ia known that the entire east sault. From the evident demoralized
As it is the attorney general believes and waiting for the exchange of bag half of the town, stove Seventh street, condition
county, Wash., extinguishing the for bankrupt by Judge Bryan, of the
of the Madriz forces, observ
Seventh judicial district court, sitting that these stocks and bonds, being per
est fires there.
has been burned. West of that a hard ers believe that Granada will be taken
at Caldwell. George F. Fenton was sonal property, are subject to the laws g»ge-
fight is being made and with improve by Estrada with little trouble and the
Wallace, Idaho, is reported to have appointed receiver, under $7,000 bonds.
Fight Films Curtailed.
ment in the water aupply there is more way to the capital thua practically will
had a population of exactly 3,000 when He took immediate charge of the canal of whatever state Harriman may hav :
been residing in at the time of his
Cottage Grove—The Johnson Jeffries chance that the flames may be driven lie clear.
the census was taken in April.
moving pictures were put on at a local back.
It seems the unanimous opinion in
Complaint against the company was
F. August Heinze, one of the wealth
In Wallace the dead include: John Managua, Mr. Olivares refiorta, that
picture showhouse last week. After
iest mining men of this country, will
LINCOLN FAIR TO BE BEST.
the show had been in progress a short
the (M/wer of Madriz is ateadily weak
be married September 1 to an actress. heavy land owners, who chrged that
16 years general agent of the Northern ening and that his overthrow may be
time, Acting Chief of Police Brown or
the officers conspired to bankrupt the
The British cruiser Bedford went settlers, that their orchards and crops September Festival Promises to Show tiered the manager to quit selling tickets Pacific railroad here, suffocated in his momentarily expected.
home in Pearl street while trying to tionary army ia only 20 miles from the
ashore on the Corean coast and will be are ruined, owing to failure to deliver
for the exhibition, and placed the owner rescue the family parrot.
a total loss.
Eighteen men were water for irrigation, and that the
capital and the capture of Managua in
Toledo—The second annual Lincoln of the film under arrest, as only 10 of
Two unknown, whose skeletons were
money paid the officers was used per County Fair and Festival, to be held at the 14 rounds were shown. Later found in the ruins of the Michigan looked upon as inevitable.
Senator Warner, of Missouri, an sonally by them instead of on the sys Toledo, September 6, 7, 8 and 9, prom- the issue was adjusted after the show house.
was advertised as a “ 10-round repro
nounces that on account of old age he tem.
| ises to be the greatest fair ever held in duction of the Jeffries Johnson fight.”
Unknown man, burned to death in BURBANK S LATEST A PEACH.
Professor Holden, former president the county. The stock exhibits will
will not again be a candidate for re
the Coeur d’Alene house.
of the University of Iowa, is president be many, and as this county is produc-
election. He is 71 years old.
Small Fish of Fine Quality.
Backfiring, in which the members of Juice and Color of Crawford Sur
i ing some fine graded stock, this exhi
round Small Colorless Pit.
Astoria—The run of fish has showed the city Are department, a company of
A national bank of Spokane, Wash., of the company.
bition will be productive of much good. some improvement, the seines on Sand the Twenty-fifth infantry and many
is issuing bank notes which are sup
Rosa — Horticulturists and
posed to be antiseptic.
They are CLAYTON SURROUNDED BY FIRE Fruit, vegetables and all other kinds of Island making much better catches than volunteers joined, prevented new fires fruitgrowers are united in their praise
last week. The fish uro running smnll west and south.
signed with ink composed largely of
of the two new verities of peaches and
and are of a fine quality, but the large
The loss to the city is estimated at one of plums pnxiuctcd by Luther Bur
Passengers on Train Bring News from every section of the county.
That Town is Doomed.
bank. the plant wizard. Crosses of
Oakland, Cal., gave rousing welcome
posed of representative men and wo that cold storage plants have crated cipal losers are:
the Crawford and Muir species have
Spokane, Aug. 24.—Passengers on a men from every locality of the county, pickling and smoking them.
to the first railroad train to reach that
Coeur d'Alene Hardware company, resulted in a fruit of greater commer
city over the new Western Pacific, Spokane Falls & Northern railroad is determined to make this the great
warehouse and stock, $150,000.
cial value. The Bartlett plum seed
which is a direct trans-continental train which arrived here tonight re est and best fair ever held here. New
Sunset brewery, $80,000.
fling in also a betterment in shape, col
ported that when the train passed grounds have been leased and perma
Providence hospital and the big mills
through Clayton, Stevens county,
Wheat—Blucstcm, 96(7/98e; club, 80 of the Federal Mining company were or and preponderance of flesh over pit.
Two lads fishing from a skiff at Washington, this afternoon, a great nent buildings are being erected and rt/88c;
Most of the juiciness and high color
Newport, Ore., were caught by a forest fire had almost reached the edge the Lincoln County fair will hereafter 92c; forty fold, 8 76/HK c ; Turkey red, the only buildings in the East End that of the Crawford peach has been trans
strong ebb tide and were being carried of the town, which apparently was
ferred by Burbank to the smaller and
Forest Su|»ervisor George W. Wei firmer pit of the Muir. The color-free
out to sea when they were rescued by doomed to destruction.
Hay-—Track prices: Timothy Wiliam
the life-saving crew.
ette Valley, $180/ 19 per tos; Eastern gel reporta that the region between pit of the Muir is also retained. The
Roseburg Pears Go East.
Clayton has several hundred inhabi
$20(7/21; alfalfa, new, $13(0 14; Wallace anil the St John river is vigor and ability of the new trees to
It is said the coming political cam tants and is the seat of an important
Roseburg—Three carloads of pears Oregon,
swept practically clean, with enormous resist diseasen is still another recom
grain hav, $13(7/ 14.
paign will be one of the bitterest on sewerpipe industry. . Destruction of grown in th«- Eden Bower orchards,
Barley Feed an 1 brewing, $24.50// loss.
mendation of the Burbank creations.
record in many of the political centers, the town would involve large financial two miles north of Roseburg, were 25 per ton.
Fires between Burke and Mullan
E. J. Wicksori, dean of the college of
as many old politicians will be making loss, but probably no casualties. shipped recently by E. M. McKesny,
Corr.—Whole, $32; cracked, #33 per threaten both towns and muny women
agriculture ot the University of Cali
a fight for their political lives.
There is no way of obtaining further of the Producers' fruit company, of ton.
and children have been sent out.
fornia, pronounces the new variety “a
Millitiiffs—Bran, #20 per ton; mid
At War Engle tunnel six were found peach.”
Two desperadoes attempted to cap news, wire communication being cut Sacramento. Mr. McKeany pronounced
dead and two badly burned.
ture a steamer just outside San Fran
grown in counties north of Douglas. ley, $25'" 20.
the dead were in the tunnel, where
cisco. They killed the captain, but
Private Timber Protected.
The Eden Bower product brought an
Josephine Has Ten Fires.
they had sought refuge. They lay face
after a desperate fight with the crew
Green Fruits—Apples, new. 5Oc(77$1.5O
Creek, Ore.— The forest fire
one of them leaped overboard and the
per box; apricots. 75c(7/l; plums, 75cO/
which him been raging here for the
forest fires are burning in Josephine these, other Douglas county fruitgrow 1; pears, $1.250/1.50; peaches, 40(8.75e; and blankets.
other was captured.
county. The local forest officers are ers have shipped East this season five
Some had died from the fire and some past week is still spreading and the
President Taft and ex-President working their men day and night. carloads of pears from Winstons, six grapes, 75c(7/ $1.25; blackberries, $1.75 from suffocation by smoke.
The in soldiers promised have not yet arrived,
Roosevelt are again fellow-workers in The force has been doubled. Besides ' cars from Dillard and one car from per crate; loganberries, $1.50 per crate. jured were taken to Providence hospi and there are not men enough to con
Melons—Watermelons, $1(7/1.25 per
the same political field. The threat these regular fire fighters farmers are Myrtle Creek.
trol the flames.
hundred; cantaloupes, $1.50(7/3 per tal in Wallace.
that they might pull apart has been being drafted, while many whose prop
The smoke is heavy and the heat ia
forefended by a full explanation on one erty is endangered are banding togetn- Enterprise May Get Sugar Factory.
Vegetables—Beans, 3(7/5c per pound; Creek. There were three injured and something awful. The fire is running
side and an unreserved acceptance on er for the best protection that can be
Enterprise — Judge Rolapp, of Salt cabbage, 2’A0/3<-; cauliflower, $1.50 per three others were completely blinded. to the north and east on the govern
Lake, representing the sugar trust, dozen; celery, 90c; corn, 25e; cucum
One fire fighter was found dead near ment land and to the south on the pri
It is being held in
Political graft hunters in New York
Of the ten burning districts, two has left Enterprise after an inspection bers, 250/40c per box; eggplant, fl " He Mullan, and 16 are injured at that vate holdings.
At of the soil here and its adaptability to
have failed to find any graft.
are taking on a serious aspect.
place. There are at Pine Creek three check on the west by firefighters.
sugar beet culture on a large scale. In
A plot has been discovered to over Six-Mile creek, the fire has Bpread over a public statement Judge Rolapp said: radishes, 15(77'20/! per dozen; squish, dead, five blinded and five others in- There are between 50 and 60 men
fighting fire for the lumber companies.
-*0c per crate; tomatoes, 300/00c pur jured.
throw the Portugese government
“You may say for me that the soil of box.
what is known as the Slope here is the
Coyote Bite; Then Rabies.
Madriz has fled from Managua, Nic<»
Sack Vegetables—Carrots, $1(77)1.25;
Man, 80. Walks 1880 Miles.
Blue Mountains All Ablaze.
best sugar beet ground I have inspect
Estrada’s forces are ap
Wash. An unknown sheep
Portland—Reaching here on the last ed.” The judge further stated that if I eels, $1.50; parsnips, $10/1.25; turnips,
Dayton, Wash.— A dense pall
proaching the city.
leg of his journey half way across the the required acreage could be insured $1.00.
smoke hangs over Southeastern Wash herder was found along the Snake riv
Potatoes—New, $1.25(77/1.35 per hun
ington obacuring the Blue mountains er 20 miles from here in a very precar
A Pennsylvania man sent out 5,000 continent on foot, Anderson Love, 83 there would be a sugar factory here.
dred; sweet potatoes, 4c per pound.
indicating that devastating fires ious condition with rabies, resulting
sermons on gossip to critics of his years of age, was picked up and cared
Onions—Walla Walla, $2.50 per sack;
are again raging in the Wenaha re from a bite of a mad coyote. The
for by the police. The octogenarian
sheepherder was coming down the riv
started on his Western journey from
Eggs—Oregon candled, 28(7/29c per serve on the Oregon side, 30 miles
A sheepherder was found dying of Minneapolis in March, soon after he
Adams—Mr. and Mrs. George Bent dozen.
east of here. Judging from the den- er from the mountains where he kail
rabies .on an Eastern Washington
Butter City creamery, solid park, 34c sity of the smoke, the fires now burn- been employed for several months. A h
was compelled to abandon his employ ley have a sunflower plant growing in
range, where he had been bitten by a
ment in the flouring mills of that city their front yard which they claim per pound; butter fat. 34c per pound; ing are the most appalling this sum- he was passing over a high rim rock,
mer. Meager details received from he was confronted by n coyote, which,
because of deafness. Having no living eclipses the one grown by Major Lee country store butter, 24r per pound.
Cheese—Full cream, twins, 17*X[(7J/18c the burned district tell of the location, when within a few feet made a spring,
It is rumored that Miss Catherine relatives save a grandson on a ranch Moorehouse, of Pendleton, two years
Elkins, who is to wed the Duke near Roseburg, the aged man, desiring ago, and which was written up in local per pound; Young America, 18>£(77)19c. ( which is in the heavy pine and flr burying its teeth deep into the flesh of
Poultry—Hens. 18(77,19c; springs, 18 timber near the headwaters of the his body.
The herder has slight
d’Abruzzi, will eventually be queen of to be with him, started to walk to his papers as a champion bloom producer.
0,19c; ducks, 12(77)14«; geese, 10(77)11 %c;
chanec of recovery.
destination with but $4 in his pockets. The Moorhouse plant contained 28 turkeys,
livp, 20r; dressed, 22,Xi(7/)25c;
blooms on a single stalk, while on the
squabs, $3 per dozen.
Troops have been rushed to Crater
Forty Strikers Freed.
one in the Bentley yard there are 35.
Pope Balks at Fashion.
Pork-—Fancy, 13c per pound.
Lake forest reserve to fight fires. Men
Los Angeles, Cal. Forty strikers,
London -A dispatch from Rome re
Granta Pass, Ore.- Fire that origin
are falling exhausted from exertion
Plan Big Chicken Farm.
ceived here by a new« agency states
Hnps=—1909 crop, 8(7712*4«, according ated along the Murphy road and burned charged with acting as pickets at the
that Pope Pius X has requested all
Medford—J. A. Armstrong is build to quality; olds, nominal; 1910 con- into Fruitdale, three miles south of Craig shipbuilding works, Long Beach,
town, is still raging in the upper part were discharged from cuatody by or
The Duke Franz Josef, of Barvaria, bishops to publish pastoral letters dis ing what is, perhaps, the second larg tracts, 13%c.
Wool—Eastern Oregon, 1307>17e por of the valley and threatening the der of Judge Hart and their cases dis
visiting at Newport, R. I., was badly approving prevailing feminine fash est chicken house in the state, the only
shaken up in an auto collision with a ions. Several Italian bishops, says one known to be larger is that at the pound; valley, 1807 20c per pound, Mo Breitrnayer home. Residents of that missed after they had been in jail ten
district are exhausted from work. A days awaiting trial. A mistrial and
the dispatch, have already done so "at- eSpfcriment station of the Oregon Agri hair—Choice, 3207 33c.
car driven by Vincent Astor.
Milan, Turin and Venice. At these cultural college at Corvallis. This
patrol ( ' m town has assisted, but the the acquittal by a jury of two of the
Hides- S-il‘< -! hi/’«», 7 faille por
The latest census gives the popula
is running in dry grass and under alleged strongest cases convinced the
pound; salted calf, 13c; salted kid, 8c;
tion of Canada as 7,489,781.
es the scandalous attire in which wo wide. Mr. Armstrong is developing a salted stags, fle; green hides, lc loss; brush. So intense was the heat on the judge that the police had acted too
A Pennsylvaia boy died from lock men have been appearing in public farm of 10 acres where eggs will be a dry hides, 16%(o)17c; dry calf, 170S county road that it was impassable. hastily in making the arrests. He said
jaw resulting from a bee sting.
Several hundred treea have been burned. the city should cut out the expense.
18c; dry stags, ll@12c.
Doings of the World at Large
Told in Brief.
Government is Tottering and
People Panic Stricken