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OF THE WEEK
Doings of the World at Large
Told in Brief.
General Relume of Important Event*
Preaented in Condenaed Form
for Our Busy Reader*.
The Standard Oil company already
has it* plans outlined for reorgraniza-
Mrs. E. H. Harriman and son will
spend a month hunting and fishing in
Striking Mexican miners at El Oro
were fired upon by troops and nine of
them killed and over 30 wounded.
The Southern Pacific has authorized
the immediate construction of a rail
road from Eugene to Coos Bay. Ore.
Two boys, aged 11 and 7 years, have
started to ride on horseback from New
York to the Pacific Coast in 60 days
A village marshal of Harlem. Mont.,
killed one robber and put two to flight
when they attempted to rob the bank
at that place.
Six’ German 'soldiers were found on
the French frontier, where they had
cut the telegraph wires and broken
down several poles.
Abilene. Tex., was swept by a wind
and hail storm, which killed two per
sons and injured many, and damaged
•very building in the town.
Cotton mills in South Carolina have
closed down on account of low water
in the streams supplying power, and
70,000 operatives are out of work.
Fire in an asylum at Hamilton, On
tario. destroyed a large part of the
institution, and only great bravery on
the part of the attendants prevented
loss of life.
Plans are being made for the re
organization of the American Tobac
All passengers were removed by
two Japanese cruisers.
may be saved.
About 1.720 acres of land near
Roslyn, Wash., have been withdrawn
from entry by the Secretary of the
Drouth in Germany ba* caused a
■harp advance in the 6ugar market.
The Canadian Pacific liner Empress
of China struck a submerged rock
while entering the port Yokohama.
A swarm of yellowjackets took
possession of a Chicago laundry and
had to be destroyed by the fire de
A San Francisco woman was shot
and robbed by a highwayman while
kneeling at the grave of her son in
Wheat—New crop: Blueetem, 78c;
club, 754» 76c; old crop, bluestem,
90c; club. 80c.
ton; middlings. 132; short»-, 125.50'S
26; rolled barley. $28©29.
Corn—Whole, $33; cracked, $34
Oats—No. 1 white. $27 per ton.
Hay—Timothy, valley, I164>17; al
falfa, $11; clover, $8.50© 9; grain
Poultry—Hens. 15@15Hc; Springs.
19c; ducks, young. 14c; geese, nom
inal; turkevs, 20c; dressed, choice,
Eggs—Fresh Oregon ranch, can
died. 26© 27c per dozen.
Butter—City creamery extra, 1 and
2-pound print«, in boxes, 28c per
pound; less than box lota, cartons
and delivery extra.
Pork—Fancy, luvxlOtfcc per pound.
Veal—Fancy, 12©12>4c p«-r pound.
Fresh Fruit*—Cherries. 3© 15c per
crate; cantaloupes. $email@example.com per
crate; peaches, 75c©$1.50 per crate;
watermelons, 1%©2 c per pound;
plum«. $1.75 per crate; prunes. $1.75
per box; new apples. $1.75©2 per
box; raspberries, $1.75©2; loganber
ries. $1.50©1.75; blackcaps, $2 ©2.25;
blackberries. $2© 2.25.
bages. $i.5O©2 per hundredweight:
corn. 3*1© 40c per dozen; cucumbers,
$1'7/1.25 per box: eggplant. 15c per
pound; garlic. 10© 12c per pound;
lettuce. $1.25© 1.75 per box; pea«, 4
©5c per pound; peppers, 8©I'-c per
pound: radishes, 12 ’4 c per dozen;
rhubarb. 2’4© 3c per pound; toma
toes. $1©1.75 per box.
$1.75 per sack; turnips, $1.75; beets.
Potatoes—New Oregon, lt4©2c per
Onions—Red, $1.75; white, $2 per
Cattle—Choice steers, $5.75© 5.90;
good to choice iteeps. $5.35© 5.50;
medium steers, $50© 5;
steers, $4© 4.25; choice cows, $4.75
©5; good to choice cows. $1.50© 5;
good, average 1050 lbs., $4.25© 4.50;
common cows, $2.75© 3: choice heif
ers $4.75© 5; good to choice heifers,
$4.50© 4 75; choice bulls. $3 25©3.5O;
good to choice hulls. $3©3.25; com
mon bulls, $2© 2.25; choice calve«.
200 lbs. and under, $7© 7.25; good
to choice calves. $5.50© 6; common
calves, $4©5; choice stags, $4 50©
4.75; good to choice stags, $4.25©
Hogs—Extra choice light hoes.
$7.25© 7.50; heavy hogs. $6 50©6;
heavy rough hogs.$5.50© 6.
Sheep—Choice yearling wetfieTS.
coarse wool, $3 25© 3.50; choice year
ling wethers, east of mountains, $3.25
©3.50; choice twos and threes. $3©
3.25; choice Spring lambs. $5.25©
5 50; good, choice Spring lambs, $5
ft 5.25; choice killing ewes, $2.7503.
WIDOW AND DAUGHTER Or FINANCIER. WHO WILL 8PEND AUGUST
Americans to Leave.
El Oro, Mexico
The strike anti
lockout here, involving 7,500 work
men. ha» been discovered to conceal an
important movement to drive all for
eigners. particularly Americans, from
The camp is quiet, after the conflict
in which troops fir «si into a mob of
striking miners, killing nine and
wounding 32 persons.
Four hundred Federal soldiers have
arrived here to reinforce the 200
troops from Toluca, and it is believed
they will be able to preserve order and
The striking miners are congregated
about the streets in sullen groups, but
apparently are awed by the presence
of the troops, and are contenting
themselves with harrangueing and
jeering the soldiers.
In all 7,500
men are idle.
The discovery that bribes had been
offered for the killing of the mine su-
perinetndent and his two assistants
caused the management of El Oro
mine to declare a practical lockout
and ask the Federal government to
make a full investigation of the mo
tive of the strikers.
The demand of the strikers for
higher wages is incidental and that
their real motive is antagonistic to
foreigners, the movement being di
rected in particular against Ameri
cans. Posters distributed throughout
the town order foreigners to leave the
camp and declare that the Mexican
miners propose to run the mine them
Several dynamite bombs have been
found in the mines.
The first group of miners to declare
a strike were at Las Esperanzas mine
and they were quickly followed by El
Oro and Des Estrellas workmen. The
smelters are continuing operations,
the surface men refusing to join in the
ENTOMBED MINER LIVES.
Receive* Food Through Drill
and I* Not Worrying.
Joplin, Mo. — Entombed 78 feet be
low the surface of the earth, facing
posible death from the rapidly rising
water in the mine drift, Joseph Clary,
the young miner caught by a cave-in
at the White Oak mine here was
feasted on fried chicken and joked
with friends who are waiting at the
surface for his rescue.
The fourth drill hole put down in an
attempt to reach his prison penetrated
the roof of limestone late Tuesday af
“Hello,” Maurice Grafton called
down the hole when the drill bits had
“Hello; I’m hungry,” came the
clear but faint reply.
Then Thomas Clary, father of the
entombed miner, hurried to his home,
where the young man’s mother was
prostrated from grief, and told her
that the young man was still alive.
The news, the doctors say, saved her
From his home the father, one of
the oldest prospectors in the district,
hurried back to the mine, carrying
milk and stimulants, which were low
ered by a piece of rope.
After drinking these young Clary-
seemed much stronger and remained
near the drill hole talking with those
at the top.
BABY FAMINE LOOMING.
Pasadana. Home of Rich
Pasadena. Cal.—This city of mil
lionaires and multi-millionaires is fac
ing a famine in babies. With a pop
ulation of 40,000, only 48 births are
the record for July.
According to a
leading 'physician, the average of a
city of this ¡size should be not less
than 300 babies, and 500 would be
about ¡the right figures.
have been studying the situation, and
have gathered data which shows that
the birth rate is lower here by far
than in any city of similar size in
America, though the proportion of
marriages is fully up to normal.
One hundred and fifty births in a
month, last December, are the largest
number ever known here.
are most numerous on the outskirts,
where the middle classes live.
Panama Chief Threatens.
Railroad Bar* Women.
Ferry Capsizes, Seven Drown.
Massena — Seven passengers were
drowned in the St. Lawrence river
when the ferry steamer Syrus struck
a shoal eight miles below this city,
capsizing and hurling its 75 passen
gers into the water.
have been recovered.
I LAURIER CALIÏS
’ FOR RECIPROCITY
Washington, D. C.
marks of th* Old West will bagin to
disappear January I, unless congress
should pass legislation to maintain the
Western assay offices on their present
The government has decided to
double the rharg«« for assaying at
Deadwood, Carson, Salt Lake, Helens.
Boise, and Seattle. Members of con
gress from those places protest that
increased charges will close the offices
because the mining companies will
prefer to send their gold to th<> mints,
where the assaying charge will not be
Treasury officials say the offices ■
have been a dead loss for yesrs. Sc
' attle, they say, does quite a business
in assaying gold that comes from
1 Alaska, but ut all others the govern
ment loses money.
The government established moat
i of these offices in the stirring days
, when u messenger setting out with a
I fortune in his saddle bug often fail«’«)
to return, and th«« professional "as
sayer” was classed with the can!
shar|H-r anil the "gun man."
miner was assured of an honest assay
of his treasure.
But with the advent of mining ma
chinery th«- offices became leas useful
because many of the big cotnpaniea
I sent their gold direct to the mints.
MORGAN WILL BE CALLED.
Financier of Steel Trust to
Mr«. F. II. Harriman, mt l.efti and MI m
< nrnl Harriman, Her l)«ughtrr, at
RI* 1$ t.
AUX CAYES FALLS.
Simon’s Home Town.
Port Au Prince, Hayti.—The report
ed capture of the home town of Pnv*
Idcnt Simon, Aux Cave*. 1» a sever*
blow to the government, a* It Indi
cates that the spirit of discontent Is
life in the south a* well aa iu the
There Is trouble among the revo
lutionarv leaden«, however, ami It In
ini|a>*s:ble to say now which party
will be in control If the capital falls
General lx- Conte, who Is In control
of Cape Haytien. and Is reported to
have sent a force against Gonalves
to occupy that town for him s«-ems
to be the strongest rebel chief outsole
Advices from Port de Pafx. on the
northern coast. Indicate uneasiness at
that point, ami the American cruiser
Chester has gone there from Cape
The revolutionist« encompass the
capital. General Ix-Conte is at the
head of the invading forces. He oc
cupied Gonaives Monday and his ad
vanced guard reached Archachie ye«
FRANCE PREPARES DEFENSES.
terdav, and before sunset had come
within three miles of the city. I.e Determined to Be Ready If Involved
Conte’s candidacy for the Presidency
With Germany and England.
progressed with his march on the
capital, and there was a consequent
Pails. — Franco, though outwardly
loss of ground by General Firmin.
placid, is omitting no precautions.
Tlu> army 1« being r«*>rganized and
WIRE MAKER FINED $1000.
assembled, while statesmen prof«-»»
More Sentences Imposed on Charges themselves as sanguine of a peaceful
solution. War preparations today In
of Restraining Trade.
eluded orders to the cavalry to be
New York.—Henry A. Hammond, a
ready for the field at the tlret signal,
director as well as sab* agent for
the heavy provisioning of the forts
the Wire & Telephone Company of
<>n the eastern frontier by special
America, pleaded nolo contendere to supply trains run out of Paris at
the indictment charging him. like night, and the mustering of all r«-gl
other wire manufacturers, with unlaw merits to their full quota.
The Cabinet met at Rambouillet
ful restraint of trad«. He paid a
fine of $1000.
today and at the conclusion of Its
Judge Archbold also accepted nolo meeting announced the <iecl*!on to
contendere pleas and Imposed fines reorganize the army, accompanying
of $1000 each in the following case*: the announcement with th«» careful
Henry G Stoddard, president and explanation that this action »an oc
treasurer of the Trenton Iron Com caaioned by the resignation of Gen
pany; J. D. Keith, vice president of eral V. Michel n* Commander In Chief
the Phoenix Horseshoe Company of because of differences with his col
Illinois, and Samuel H. Robert*, sec leagues over th«- programme of Na
retary, and Thomas H. Taylor, assist tional defens«-*. Th« Superior Conn
ant sale* agent, of the American ell of War, composed of general« of
Steel & Wire Company of New Jer the army, continue*, but th«- Vic«-
Presidency. which wa* held
Judge Archbald refused a plea of Michel, will be abolished. A chief
nolo contendere under a power of ship of the general staff, carrying
attorney offered for John W. Kiser, practically the supreme command In
president of the Phoenix Horseshoe time of war. Is creat«*! Instead, and
Company of Illinol*. whose attorney General J. J. C. Joffre will be ap
said he was on the ocean and not pointed to the latter post.
able to appear.
Tot Dead, Carmen Mobbed.
New York- Three-year-old Morris
Chicago.—The American Osteopa Goldberg, weakened by a seven days’
thic Aiisrx-lation now In *ew-lon here, fast, was run over by a trolley car in
has issued a challenge to its three front of his home.
chief opponent* in the medical world.
The ass«>ciatfons challenged are the persons thereupon storm«© the car,
American Medical Association, th«1 captured the motorman and conductor,
American Institute of Homt-opathy lai«i them on the tracks ami were
ami the American Aaa'xlatlon of about to run the car over them when a
Eclectic Medicine. Ib-lb-vu«- Hospital, lone policeman seize«! the ringleader
N«-w York, or th«- Cook County Hos at the controller. Reserves then dia
pital is suggested as the seen«- of] per*«© th«? mob. It was ascertain«*!
the contest. The plan is to appor- later that the entire Goldberg family
tfon 800 patknts equally among four i of nine were starving amid the direst
school*—patient« suff'-rlng from ty
phoid or pneumonia preferred.
105 Day*' Sleep Broken.
Solon* Work 207 Day*.
San Francisco—The Southern Pacific
Railroad company has made effective
in its office here orders that hereafter
no women are to be employed as
clerks or stenographers in the passen
ger department. Officials of the com
pany assign as the reason fo* this
action the tendency of the girls to
marry just about the time when they
begin to become of great service, and
the physical incapacity which unfits
them for advancement.
Osteopath'* Court Test.
Panama — The political situation
here grow« more complicated. The
friends of President Arosemna’s ad
ministration openly assert that all
government employes who do not fav
or his re-election will be replace© by
those who do.
campaign on behalf of the national
executive was begun with the is
suance of a decree replacing Ramon F.
Acevado, secretary of government and
chief of the cabinet, with Feliodoro
Patinio, who has been the secretary
of public instruction.
ASSAY OFFICES DOOMED.
Vandalia, III.—After sleeping al
Boston.—The 132d session of th«-. most continuously for 105 days. Miss
Mas*ar-hii«etts Ix-glslature was pro Haz«-I Schmidt, the 18-year-old girl
rogue«! after all records for h-glsla-: whose strange case has puzzeld phy
tlv«- activity In this stat«- had been sicians for weeks, was awake five
broken. The session continue«! 207 hours an«l ate three meals Sunday.
consecutive days, or one more than She sai«i she felt no ill effects from
the Rendon of 1883. Latxir was «-sj«- her slumber.
daily favored this year with a dupll say
the girl’s trance is broken
cation of the workingmen’s c«imp«-n 1
satfon act am! the passage of a 54 ] and that she a«x<n will be herself
hour bill for w«»m«-n ami minor«; also again and will probably be normal
an eight-hour bill for public empl«»yes hereafter.
Maderos Selling Cattle.
Hail Ravage* Fruit Belt.
Pan Antonio.—Regarded as signify
cant I«- the activity of the Madero
family In moving their cattle out of
Mexico. Thirty rars were moved Sat
The railroads report that
«>th«-r large cattle-owners of Mexico
are also sending their cattle to the
United States. Their d«slre w*tn»
to be to sell out before the election
Toronto, Ont.—Ninety per cent of
the crop in one of the richest sections
of the Niagara peninsula fruit belt
was destroye«! by a terrific hail storm.
Between St. Catherines an«i Winona
small fruit trees were stripped of
their branches and many farmers face
financial ruin. Hundreds of chickens
were killed by the hail.
Conservatives Rapped for Op
posing Canadian Pact.
Need qf |Mark»t Shown Agreement
Would Develop Dominion In
dustrie*, Say* Premier.
Ottawa, Ont. The opening gun in
the campaign which will determine
th«- fut«> of the reciprocity agreement
between the Unit«© States anti Can
ada. wa» tlre«l Sunday by the Liberal
lender, Sir Wilfrid Laurier.
in the form of an op«-ii atlilress to the
Canadian p«v>ple. anil in It is set
forth th«- issues involved in the pres
Th«- question at issue is not a new
Sir Wilfrid asserts, reciprocal
relations with the Unit«*! States hav
ing been sought by both parties for
over half a century.
Conservative party. h<- declared, is
seeking to reverse thia lifelong policy
of its leader* of th«’ pust. The enact
inent of the 'agreement, the Premier
predicts, would further improve th«<
friendly relations between Great Bri
tain, Canada and the Unit«*! Statea,
and would be an important, factor in
bringing alsiut a general treaty of ar
"At all times during the past 40
years,” said Sir Wilfrid, "it has been
the constant effort of all political
parties in Canada to make with the
United Statea an arrangement for the
fr«*’ exchange of natural product* be
tween the two countries.
’ Ever since the termination of the
treaty of 1854 all public men of any
prominence in Canadu, whatever their
differences on other questions, have
been unanimous in the attempt again
to secure free «-Mi-change of natural
"Nor is this to be wonderixi at. see
ing that in the industries of agricul
ture, fisheries, lumbering and mining,
Canada |s>sxessea advantages not en
joyed by any other country on earth,
and that upon the markets n-rurel for
the pnslucts of these industries de
pends the growth of our manufactur
ing ami commercial interests and the
prosperity of all classes in the domin
New York The congressional com
mittee of inquiry into the Unit«*!
Statea Corporation is now desirous of
hearing personally from J. Pier|»nt
Morgan with regard to the absorption
of th«- Tennease«- Coal X Iron rompany
by th«- Steel cor|a>ration in 1097. Thia
was made known here at the commit
That a subpoena will be iaau«*l
within a few days for Charlea M
Schwab, ex president of the corpora
tion, also was revealed.
“Th«’ beat man to defend J. I*. Mor
gan for his part in the Tennessre Coal
A Iron transactions," said Chairman
Staley, "is Mr. Morgan himself. I
sincerely hope that Mr. Morgan’s en
gagement* in Euroja- will not deter
him from appearing. Mr. Morgan's
own story of that transaction and the
momentous events at the time of that
financial panic, ami th«- effect of th«-
steel stock transfer in the midst of it
AMMONIA DEATH TO FISHES.
are certain to be of great value.”
That the New York financier will be
subpenaed to apja-ar before the com- Man Nearly Asphyaiatad Whan Tank
mitte«- when h«- does return now s«-«-rns
Burtt* in Bottling Work*.
Spokane, Wash. A |>rculiar acci
dent which nearly result«*! fatally to a
JAILS PLACES OF EASE.
man and killed thousands of fish, oc
curred nt Pullman. Wash. A valve in
Fedora! Judge Seek* Real Punish one of the animonia tanks in the Star
Bottling Works ice factory burst, al
ment tor Guilty Forger*.
the animonia to escape. The
St. Ixiuis, Mo. Fialeral Judge Dyer
fumes drov«’ th«- workmen from th«’
is hatking for a Missouri jail where
building, an 1 one of them was so over
F«*!ernl prisoners are kept in confine
come that he lost consciousness and
ment, an<i not allowed to g<> fishing.
The judge made his wishes known in wa* reecu«l by heroic effort* of his
passing sentence on a forger of money companions.
The ice plant was shut down and
H«- fixed the punishment at
the town is threaten«*! with an ice
six months in jail.
“But," said Judg«* Dyer, “1 want a famine. The ammonia, which tbsxl«*!
few days to determine what jail I will one of the tbsirs, found U* way to th«*
sen«! the prisoner to. Recently 1 hear«! waste water sewer and into the creek.
that government prisoners arc allowed Ptviple crossing th«’ creek noticed a
commotion in the water an<l hundrtxls
absolute freedom in th«- rural jails.
“I have be«-n tol«l that prisoners of fish were seen jumping and ca|>er-
sent to Montgomery City were permit ing als>ut. The riverjwiw s»s>n cov
ted to go out and fish all day and re er«*! with dead fish, while hundreds
turn to jail at night. I also heard of lay on the bottom.
one person who went to sc«’ a prisoner
and was surprised when the prisoner
met him at the railroati station.”
Old Glory Shelter* Babe.
Seattle, Wash. Mre. George Snow
den, a niece of Preadcnt Taft, who has
been making her home tern|s>rarily in
Vancouver, B. C., hasten«*! to Seattle
some days ago to give birth to a grand
nephew to the president, which was
born a few days ago at th«- Minor
Mrs. Snowden says she
c«>ubl not bear the idea of being th«-
mother of a chibl that was not born
under the flag of the country in which
her uncle is president, so she came to
Seattle that the babe might lx- a na-
Airman Dives 500 Feet.
With his propeller
ami his control cables broken Fred J.
Wiseman, an aviator, mad«.- a sensa
tonal «live of 500 f«-et at a l««cal race
course park and landed safely. The
accident has necessitated jststpon«--
ment of exhibitions that were to have
been given here in the course of the
week to celebrate a fiesta in connec
tion with the twenty-third annual
meeting of the Pacific Coast Trotting
Horse Breeders association.
PRISONER WEDS VISITOR.
Bride Will Work for Freedom of Mtn
Who Hat Won Sympathy.
Knnsas City -’In order that she
might better work for thu freedom of
fallen in love while he was a pris
oner in the county jail in Kansas City,
Kan., Miss Nora Carpenter, of Nor
ton, Va., was mnrri«*i to Edward Bak
er, who is serving a six months' sen
tence for a |s>st«d!ice robbery.
wedding Ux»k place in th«’ jail, the
ceremony being jierformed by the Pro-
Miss Carpenter met linker when she
went to the jail with a woman friend
to visit the latter's hunband, who is
awaiting trial for highway robbery.
Wetton'» Record Pile».
Wakeen, Kan. P. Mtsmey, who is
walking from New York to San Fran
cisco for a wager of $10,000, spent
Sunday night h«-re, having walked
from Walker, Kan., a distance of 44
miles. Misincy is a member of th«’
New York fire department ami is try
ing to beat Weston’s r»-«-or«l.
now 42 days out of New York anil sev
en «lay* ahead of Wi’ston’* time, hav
ing made 1,900 miles, with 1,400 to
cover in 47 «lay».* lie is averaging 45
Bore for Buried Miner.
to 50 rni'es a day. He is to make
Joplin, Mo. More than 100 men the 3,300 miles in lea* than 90 days.
and Ixiys are working <b-sf>erat«dy in
an effort to sink a shaft to th«- drift of
Juvenile Court Attailed.
a min«! cast of her«! in which Joseph
Chicago The constitutionality of
Cl*ry, 21 years old, is held a prisoner
th«’ Juvenile Court act has been at
under 70 feet of earth and rock.
As it will be days before Clary can tacked in a auit for injunction fil«*l by
be reach«*! they are boring a six-inch W. H. Dunn, a wealthy manufacturer,
hole through which Clary can be fur who recently fil«*l charges against offi
nished with air, food and water if he cial* of the Juvenile Home.
bill Mr. Dunn alleges that the Inw,
is still alive.
which was enacted by the Illinois leg
islature April 21, 1898, i* invalid, be
Stone to Mark Site of Debate.
cause it authorizes th«’ seizure an<! de
Bbxtmington, III. — A r«d granite priving a child of liberty without due
boulder weighing six tz»ns, discovered process of law.
by th«- Wtxxlford County Historical so-
ziety on the farm of Thomas Bratt,
26 Killed Climbing Alp*.
near U»w point, will be used to mark
Paris Although the climbing »e*-
the spot where Lincoln and Douglas aon in the Alps ha* only begun, 26
met in their famous debate at Mata- touriata hav«> been killesi an«l an un
mora in 1858. The atone will be dedi known number injured.
If this rate
cated at the annual meeting of the continues to the end of the season,
Old Settler* of W«xxlford county next September 15, the death r*te will be
I the highest on record.