CURRENT EVENTS OF THE WEEK Doings of the World at Large Told in Brief. General Resume of Important Events Presented in Condensed Form for Our Busy Readers. Chicago observers report tour com ets hovering near the sun. A hurricane at Medford. Or., de stroyed fruit and did much damage to buildings. Total gross earnings of railroads show an increase over the corre sponding week of laot year. Henry Dalton, assessor of Oakland. Cal., was sentenced to eight years' Imprisonment for bribe-taking. A fast passenger launch plying on Tillamook bay was destroyed by an explosion and tire about her engine. Monday. July 24. was the hottest day recordetl in Portland for four years, the temperature making 99.3. Ex-President Castro, of Venezuela, is searching for a friendly spot on which to land in his native country again. Premier Asquith was hooted per- sistently for three-quarters of au houh in the British house of com- mons. FIGHT FOREST FIRES. SCENES IN ITALIAN DISTRICTS WHENCE CHOLERA CASES ARE SENT TO UNITED STATES. Wind Spreads Flames Near Estacada, Oregon. Estacada.—Fire that has been burning In the East Creek district, five miles southeast of here, for set eral days, is spreading rapidly and villages near the burned area and farm homes are endangered, The flames, fanned by a high wind, have gone beyond control of the men light ing the blaxe and 200 men left Es tacada to aid in checking the fire. The Superintendent of the FMiestry Service recruited 100 men In Port- land and they were brought to this city on the IVrlland Railway, Light A Power Company line. Hugh Mendenhall. Chief Forest Ranger fqr this district, took charg« of the men upon their arrival and in a short time pack horses and wagons, laden with bedding and food. were supplied the men and the small army started for the tire, prepared to remain until they have tt under control. A similar expedition tinder the di rectlon of E. E. Blockley. construc tion engineer for the Portland Light dt Power Company, started from construction camp, situated on Clackamas river above Cazadero, will work In conjunction with men sent out under Mendenhall. Thus far the Ibsa has been i fined to the wooded districts, but unless the force of men sent out is able to cheek its progress the will soon reach the villages valuable farm pnqiertieti iq the ion. The area burned over thus far covers almost an entire town ship. INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRESS OF OUR HOME STATE GINSENG RETURNS BIG. Proceeds of $22,000 an Realised. Acre I ELKS WILL HAVE BIG DAY Ar» Principal Attraction for Medford That $33.000 an acre enti bo realised from ginseng In the Rogue River Valley 1« the stuti'iiieiil of E F. Grnhur with the hll» been expe i hi a homestead plant for years of 160 ucres Mr Giubilili begun Ills expel ItllelltH allil he now has oil'* eighth of an ucr producing Ilie vsl ualde plant. Thrvo > eur old glllgselig roots have a market value of from $'> to $x a IMiund and foots frolli X to 12 yratu old will Het 11« high ns $20 After three years of work i to one eight of no ucre of Mr Graham has received 1 coat the product of hl» arsa ‘ of starting In the hnsine»» V ery great mil It Is for this reu that no more laud was set nut. e ginseng root Is mi III China, where the I roots are used by the every conceivable dome pose Specimens of peeulli demand, nliimst. their weight becniiee of their suppose occult |»>w era. ll\ replanting the roots freaks are produced. Government investigation of the plant discloses the fact that there Is no specie« of Insect nor utiy fungus growth that bothers the plant, bill there 1» a law to the effect that the plant« tiiiiHt be Inaiiected each year by a Government Inspector I'rofc* »or P .1. Ogara. «'x Government path ologlst mid now employed by the Jackson County Fruit lasocbitlon. who Im» Ju»! retuilicit from ln»pc< t Ing Mr Graham's place, fa Inclined to believe that till» valley 1« om- id the f«-w plac<a In tip- world where gingseng limy be ».irre .»fully raised Thrss at Astoria Celebration. Daye Astoria Astoria lodge of Elks baa issuixl a special invitation to the grand lodgo of Elk» to attend th« clam bake which they are to give aa a feat urc of the Astoria Centennial I’ngeunt >m August 11, 12 und 13 next. E. (’. Judd, who is also chairman of th«< Re gatta committee of the eentuiinial, ex tended the invitation to the /numbers of the Grund l.o<lge of Elks when they were in »«»»ion at Atlantic City, just lifter thqy voted to hold the next con- vention at Portland. According to the plana of the riunì bake committee, Friday and Saturday. Aug. 11 and 12. will be devoted to at tendance ut the Centennial festivities. Friday there will be u concert by Ellery's band at the stadium, Indian war dunces al the studium und a Bliec- tuculur sham battle on Coxcomb bill. 1 Saturday, August 12, there will be a program com|»i»cd of the Elks par ade and Elks ceremonies at Centen nial grounds, u grand military parade of U. S. infantry, artillery and Ore gon Natlonul Guard, and maneuvers und reunion at <'enlemiial grounds, fol lowed at night by llitt'a pyrotechnical production on the water front, deatruc lion of the »hip "Tonquin," and cham pionship wrestling mutches and box ing exhibitions in th« auditorium. Reduce«! rates are in effect for all these days und the Astoria Elka are lisiking for a 3(1.000 crowd for their reunion. Striking miners at Glendale. Penn- WIRE TRUST MEN FINED. Sylvania, started a riot, in which five officers and many miners were injured. Forty Defendants Change Pleas COVE CHERRY CROWNED. An Atlantic liner sailing for New- Are Sentenced. York left 700 passenger* at Naples. New Y a Union County Show is Attended By Italy, on account of the cholera scare cently indicted in the Government's in New York. 3,000 People. Two yachts were wrecked and one prosecution of the alleged wire trust I.a Grande Cove cherries that have is missing on Lake Michigan as the withdrew their pleas of not guilty thrice carried away gold medals at result, of a sudden gale while the [ and entered pleas of “nolo conten DALLAS IS PRUNE CENTER world's fairs, at St. I«>uis, Portland boats were racing. dere." and Seattle, came into their own once Many forest fires are burning in United States District Attorney Francisco Company Likely to more when 3,DIM) |>eople from Union, various parts of the Northwest, and Wise opposed the acceptance of euch nn<l a few from Baker and Wallowa Build Packing Plant There. doing much damage to timber and counties, were guest» at the first an pleas, but Judge Arnold, who crope in adjoining fields. Dallas The Armsby Packing Coin ' proceeding in the United States nual cherry show at Cove. San pany, of Francisco, has lieell Men and teams for harvesting in Baseball games, recitations, sing cuit Court, accepted it. Inspecting s*'V«*ral Willamette Vai ing, original poem* by the poet laure Central Washington are exceedingly When the pleas of the men scarce. cities with a view lo locating ate of Grand Ronile valley, M. I.. been recorded and it came to pass packing plant In one of Carter, a fiddling contest in which a branch Owing to drouth, there is a shortage ing sentence. District Attorney Wise hoary-headed pioneer of Union county of 1.000,000 pounds in the honey crop urged that there were nine distinct 1 Hi it I iu:i:r or mhi :« i iiriovv, sriCKxr s< i : m . them, where It can get prune» In won with the "Arkansaw Traveler,’* large quantltim Scott Swetland. IX GKXZAXO. in Ontario. violations charged against all of the representing th« company, aulii that were some of the features of the day. defendants and that, in his opinion, Italian filth Is responsible for the «••«•■ of cholera recently developed Two tons of cherries were distrib th«* company favored Hullas. Dulins, end A girl 11 years old spoke Esperanto instead of the imposition of a fine • ■ , . ■ .... fluently at the convention of Esperan of $1000 anaist each of the defend- urea to he taken. The cholera case» were brought to New York from Naples or that a plant would without doubt l><- ute to the guests and cherry pica h< iTh«- i.iti- ulilian were on sale at very low prices. All ants, the fines might be $1000 apiece developed from contagion brought from that • Ity. Neapolitans are notorious B n .it«-ii tists in Portland. ly filthy, and-lt Is In th« dirt of their cltv that cholera Is Pre,I for < »port, Brown, a plomser of this county and this led up to the cherry show proper, for each of the violations The house of lords passed the veto Judge Archbold replied that he Other cities« around Naples are equally filthy, and even In the north, where I city, ami probably the wealthiest when cherries were shown to more greater cleanliness prevails there are many dirty streets In the smaller towns, bill with but brief debate and practi could not bring himself to see it man in thl» county, before hl* death (Hsiple than Cove has ever seen. In and sanitary regulations are closely observed only In the «rent cities, The«» , deeded u tract of land In trust tn cally no opposition. that way and in the cases of the photographs show how life goes ou In dirty Naples and In the «mailer suburbs th«* first packing ami canning plant an address at the cherry show, the rubber-covered wire association mem Schwarzchild & Sulzberger will bers he imposed a fine of $1000 for of Rome. built here. The Armeliy Compunj speukvr of the house, Jerry P Rusk,, erect a $600.000 packing plant on the the first violation and $100 for each I* favorably Impressed with thl* of Ln Grande, advocated the recall of CHOLERA CLAIMS VICTIM. WOMAN OF 111 FOUND. peninsula near Portland. of the other violations. tract The Dulin* Commercial Club judges. Hr was the orator of the day. The cases of the other defendants The show was arranged and man- Italian Sailors Spread Infection in Real Daughter of Revolution Lives hn* offered to tap the land with a sewer at Its own expenae. und pin«-«' uged by men who represent the larg who had changed their pleas were PORTLAND MARKETS, Boarding House. taken up and other fines of $1000 in Squalid Cabin. It In readiness for the bulhllng of est cherry growers and w as backed by Boston.—Asiatic cholera has reach the plant Wheat — Track prices: Bluestem, were imposed the surrounding orchardista, who made ed Boston and caiise/l one death, ac Atlanta I. Ga.—Mrs. Mary Trawick Judge Archbold explained that he Dallas Is the prune center of Ore 93c; club, 81c; Russian, 80c; valley, cording to a statement given out by Procter. Ill years old. a real daugh great success of the initial exhibition. had imposed these light sentences gon, shipping more prune* than any 81c; 40-fold, 81c. Chairman ~ Durgin, of the Boston ter on the distinct understanding that of the American Revolution, has other city in th«- state, unless It l><- FIRE DANGER GROWS. Millstuffs — Bran, $24.506/25 per all efforts to control the caitput would Board of Health Just been discovered in an humble Portland. Not only <loes lhillas ship' The cholera victim was Mrs Tam ton; middlings, $31; shorts, $25.5061 be abandoned. many carloads of prunes each «ear. assino Mastrodenico. who died at old ca bln In Barlow county. Georgia 26; rolled barley, $296/30. the detention hospital Gallups H«r only companions are her daugh but apples, («each«», pears, grape», Dry Weather 1» Menace to Forests, on Corn — Whole, $31.50; cracked, ACCIDENT BRING $92.747.65. cherries, straw lierrl« » and all other Says Expert. Island. Thursday, Mrs. Mastrodenico $32.50 per ton. took into her home as lodgers a ter, Mies Mary Proctor. 90 years old. kinds of fruits raised In the valley Portland With the summer season are ralse<| here In abundance. Thou 1 Barley—Choice feed, $25.506/26. Man Has Check for Fortune From few weeks ago two sailors who were and two great grandchildren, de- sands of acres have been set out In well advanced, only two forest fires, Oats—No. 1 white, $266/ 27 ton. members scendants of the crew of a «teamer of another daughter. Southern Pacific. apples, ami these orchards will be] Isith of minor consequence, have oc Hay—Timothy, new, $166/19; al supposed to have sailed from an Mrs Proctor was born In Wake bearing In a year or so. San Francisco—It is only a small Italian curred in Oregon this season. One of port, falfa. new, $11; clover, new, $8.5064 The sailors subs«*- county. N. C„ April 30. 1800. When these fires was in Wasco county and piece of paper, but excessive care quently were taken III and disap- 9; grain hay, new, $10. HOOD RIVER LAND LEASED Efforts are being made to 19 year» old, she was married to the other in Washington county, but Poultry — Hens, 146zl5e; springs. is being taken that it does not get peared. Hiram Proctor, a veteran of the Rev- in both instances firefighters connect 196/ 20c; ducks, young, 14c; geese, lost, etraved. put in the fire or blown find them. The children of Mrs Mastrodenico nominal; turkeys, 20c; dressed, into the bay. It 1» worth $92,747.65. are under observation at the quaran olutlon and th l War of 1813. She C. L. Rogers Gets 350 Acres Adapted ed with the forest service were has lived undt r the administration« promptly di»patch<-d, with the result for Fruit Growing. choice, 25c. It comes from the coffers of the tine station, and the board has be of 26 Presld< nts. Including John that Isith fires were under control be Egg's—Fresh Oregon ranch, candled, Southern Pacific Company to pay for gun examining the many persons Adams ami Wl Hood River D C Eccles, of Og lliam H. Taft. fore extensive damage resulted. 26c. who may have come In contact with den. Utah, manager of tile Oregon On a beddin ; of straw, constltut- two arms and a leg. By the slip of “Prior to the rains early in July the woman. Her house. In the con- Ing a mattrer s s«i thin that the I.umber Company, which operates a Butter — City creamery, extra, 1 slashing and 2-pound prints, in boxes, 26c; paper. Issued by the railroad com gested Italian district, will be thor rough plarik slats can be seen. this large mill at Dee, has Just lensed there were several small pany. th« injur«d man. Willard R less than box lots, cartons and deliv Zibbell. of Fresno, is placed beyond oughly fumigated and all precautions daughter of the revolution Iles, h> r to <’ I,. Rogers, of this county for fires,” said C. S. Chapman, of the a number of years, 35(i acres of taken to protect the 25 families, in ery extra. the reach of want for the balance eluding half a hundred children, who form emaciated, »kin wrinkled, and logged-off land under th«< ditch of Oregon Forest Fire association, “but almost a skeleton Her aged daugh they did little damage. In the (oast Pork—Fancy, 96/10c. of his life and Is compensated. In live in the building. I Irrigation Ar Power Com sections the timber is still pretty ter ministers to the wants and ne the Dee Veal—Fancy, 116/12c. the opinion of the court, for the suf The delay In determining definitely cessities of the household, and tills patty, This tract is the Inst of th«* damp as a result of those showers." Fresh fruits—Cherries, 36/13c per fering and loss of earning capacity that the woman died from cholera the «oil In a small cotton and garden lands 1 of the lumber company, “However, the forests arc drying pound; apricots, $1.25 per crate; can brought about through a railroad ac was du« to difficulty In r«'covering the All of tract, which Is locHted patch n«arby. The meager profits taloupes, $3.256/4 per crate; peaches, cident. the germs of the disease from th« derived from this labor she adds to between the Eliot und West FAirks of out thoroughly and in another ten The company's first offer to the cultures, the diagnosis being made 75c6/$1.10 per crate; watermelons, the $12 a month which Mrs Proctor the Hisel river nt ¡in elevation of days there will be constant danger of injured man was $500. The suit was 26/2Jcper pound; plum9, $1.50 per contested over the original judgment. possible only yesterday by the re receives for the services of her hus 1200 feet und about two mil«*» almv«* fires. ” crate; prunes, $1.506/1.75 per box; The jury at Fr«sno which tried the celpts from Washington of a supply band rendered In the War of 1812. Dee. 1» particularly adapt«*«! to up 1 of anti-cholera serum with which A movement han been started In pies. pears, ami st rnwlieriles. BANDON TO HAVE BIG FAIR. new apples, $1.756//2; raspberries, case at first placed th« amount at t«ets were made, Mrs. Mastrodenico $1.506/1.75; loganberries, $1.656/ $100.000. but fearing this would be slept with a girl before the dlscov- Atlanta to raise fund» sufficient t<> Japanese Trie« Silk Culture. 1.75. held excessive by th« higher courts. ery of her disease. The girl Is de provide for the two old women the Business Men «nd Ranchers Raise rest of their lives Portland That silk worm culture Vegetables — Beans, 56/10c; cab Zibbell himself consented to a re- tained and will be closely watched. Money for August Carnival. may prove a success seems assured bages, $1.506/2 per hundredweight; duction to $70.000. The amount thus A thorough examination of all th« through the demonstration made by Bandon Bandon will have a big com, 306/ 40c per dozen; cucumbers, represents $70,000 dames and 22.- tenants of th« building where Mrs Middle West Is Soaked. Mrs M. Iwitkoshi. it Japanese living carnival and agricultural fair in Au 745.65 Interest and costs Mastrodenico lived will be mad« by $16/1.25 per box; eggplant, 15c per Topeka, Kan. Topeka and this at Pleasant, Home, on the Mount gust. The dates have not yet been Dr. John Long and Dr. Allan Mc pound; garlic, 106/12c; lettuce, 306/ ll'»>d automobile road, who lm|iortei| definitely dccidisl upon, but will prob Oriental Games Stopped. the Hcetion of th« state received Laughlin, of Washington, who cam« 35c per dozen; hothouse lettuce, ullk worms last Spring from Japan Honolulu.— Because of rioting at here two days ago, when the pres heavl« st rain recorded here In 1 wo to BMiertaln If they could be raised ably be August 21. 25 and 26. More $1.256/1.75 box ; peas, 46/5c pound; the baseball games the police de- ence of cholera was suet pec 1««1. Shi- has produced than $1.000 has already been subscrib years, the rainfall measuring 2 83 In this country. peppers, 12)6/15c pound; I radishes, In addition, four Inspectors of th« Many other |»dnts In the several hundreds of cocisma from ed by business men and ranchers of 12Jc per dozen; rhubarb, 2j6/3c partment has stopped the series of H«alth Department here hav« b««n inches. Bandon and vicinity, and the subscrip pound; tomatoes, $1.75 per box; new tram«s scheduled to be played here watching In the North End districts stat« report from an Inch .to two and whlr'h the butterflies are emerging one-half inches. Today's rain will be Mrs. Iwakoshi baa reek'd Heveral tions are still corning in. assuring the carrots, $2 per sack; turnips, »2; by the K«lo University, Japan, and for four days for any uppearante of Immense to all crops ami hundred yards of pure white «Ilk financial success of the fair. beets. $2. a local team composed of Chin«»«, of the disease among the relatives thread, which sin proposes to show In. addition to the agricultural dis the Mastrodenica family. of Potatoes—New Oregon, l|6/2c per Sheriff Jarrett said that bloodshed e proverbial "mil at the Gresham Fair Ibis Full, ns an play, which will consist of the fruits pound; new California, 2ic. lllustratlou of what may be done In eoaki'd Minnesota w-ould be «lire to follow another at- and grains of Coos county, as well as Onions—Red, $1.75; white, $2 per iday. From points allk production In Oregon. The silk tempt to play, The Keio team won Mexican» Pan Strike. every state In the wheat belt thread Hhe produced from the silk livestock, there will be many outside hundred. the first gam« played and quit In Juarez. Mexico. According to io reports of rain. worm« 1» pure white, and those who attractions, and the committee in Hope—1911 contracts, 25c per th« second gam« because of a d«*- de Juarez railroad officials, a big strlk«' have seen It »ay It as fine In texture, charge intends to correspond with out • I pound; 1910 crop, 266/ 27c; 1909 cision of the umpire, the score stand is planned to cover the entire Na-| and seem» equal to that produced In side companies that have good carni Ing 5 to 2 in favor of th« Chinese. crop, 196/20c; olds, 86/ 10c. tlonal Railway» lines of Mexico, and Prince in Doctor*» Care. silk countries. val attractions. Several concessions Wool—Eastern Oregon, 96/ 16c per the present arrangement is that it FrllHirg, Switzerland Queen Vic have already been booked. pound, according to shrinkage; val- Nine Acres Bring $10.000. will be Inaugurated on August 5. Run» Niagara in Barrel. Medford, —A nine.acre orchard of The strike will be instituted by the toria of Spain, and Prince Jaime, ar ley, 156/17c; mohair, choice, 366/ Classes Meet on Lawns, Niagara Falls—Bobby Loach, 48. brakemen and firemen, but will be rived here and drove to the laryn pears am| apples was «old to II. A. 87Jc. Latta, of gologies! clinic, where the Prince quickly followed by an anti-American University of Oregon, Eugene The Two Hivers, .Mich. of Saranac Falls, Wednesday went for $66/ Cattle—Prime hay-fed steers, i was placed In the .care «if the pliysi- $10,000 The land Is located north open air school idea was tried for the 6.25; choice, $5.756/6; fair, $5.256/ over the Horseshoe Falls In a barrel, protest, as It is asserted th«' engi neers and conductors on the system, 1 clans for treatment for an affection east of Central Point and 1» part of first time at the University of Oregon 5.50; common, $56/5.25; prime cows, and. though he wae severely battered who ar«' principally Americans, are of the throat and nose, Prince a tract of fi| acres that cost Will In the drop of 158 feet over the recently when Dr. Joseph Schafer con $56/5.25; good, $4.756/5; fair, $4.50 brink of the cataract, he sustained being paid more than the standard Jaime will be required to undergo iam Holmes, of M«<lford. $3000 In ducted his lecture courses in history 6/4.75; poor, $4.256/4.50; choice heif only superficial injuries. This is the for such services In the United long treatment. but nothing yet. has 1910. Soon after he purchased It on the coo) campus lawn west of the ers, $56/5.50; choice bulls, $4.256/ second time in the history of the States. I been decide«! In regard to the opera- library, where long semi-circles of $ tion, which I» not considered dan 4.75; choice light calves, $76/7.50; river that the cataract has been sue- C II h II for | gerous. The remarkable lucren««' |n student arm chairs had been arranged. good, $6.756/7; choice heavy calves, cessfully navigated. Mrs. Anna Eli Liberal* Menace Juarez. of the land Is due to Improve Dr. Shafer, whn is president of the $66/6.50; good to choice stags, $4.75 son Taylor, of this city, made ti,e in the way of setting out Eugene Playground association, is a trip in a barrel on October 23 1910, Juarez, M«-x.—That there Is 6/ 5. Germany Hottest Since 1904. strong supporter of the open air school Hogs Choice. $76/7.50; good, $6.70 and came out alive. force of Liberals camped a few mil' Berlin.—Germany Is suffering from 6/7; choice heavy, $6.356/6.50; com south of this city who threaten to I the most opjircsslve heat wave since Two Score Acres of Wheat Destroyed and playground movement. Death Lurks in Big Wind. mon, $56/6; stock hogs, $6.756/7.50. Some of the registering In attack Juarez I* assert«'«) by city 1904. Pendleton—Fire, starting from a Industrial Course is Planned. Thousand Island Park, N Y.—Sev Sheep—Choice spring lambs, $56/6; recorded 104 degrees. spark from a locomotive, caused the officials of Juarez. There are ap struments eral liv«s are believed to have been Salem In a course of study which Multitudes have gone to the sub season's most disastrous grain fire, choice yearlings $3.756/4; good, $3.50 proximately 125 in the party, all urban lakes, but have experienced 6/3.75; fair, $36/3.50; choice ewes, lost and thousands of dollars' worth when 10 acres of wheat running 45 is now being prepnred by su|»>rintend- of property destroyed by a terrific heavily armed, and it is known that little relief. Temperatures along the bushels to the acre was burned on ent Alderman for the work of next 12.756/3; good, $2.506/2.75; fair, wind storm which has been sweep- another band le In the hills, south »ea coast are equally high. Many the ranch of O. D Isamlnger, near year will be included a complete in $2.256/2.50; good to choice heavy Ing the St. Lawrence river. A gale of hi Paso smelter. Nothing has h«at prostration» are r«|Kirt«d from The whent was Insured to dustrial course as well as a course in wethers, $3.506/3.75; old, $36/3.50; of 70 mile» an hour ie still blowing, been heard from the 30 rurales sent Stettin, Hamburg, Cologne and else .Myrick the extent of 30 bushels to the hygiene. The complete course prob mixed lots $46/ 5. A score of boats are missing. out from this city to Guadalupe. where. acre. ably will be finished next month.