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COTTAOK UROVK ORKGON
I KISS Of HE WEEK
Oomirtlenlvo ItevlrW of tlio Import
ant Ilnppnlnc of tho Vatt Week
Outlril r-on tlmTelrBniph Column.
Cfeauncey M. Dpw was elected to
the United States senate from New
Senator Lodge has been re-elected
from MHSjaohusetts, and Senator Davis
Franois M. Cockrell was elected to
the United States senato by the Mis
A fiio broke out in tho Wheeler
mine at Denver, Col., on tho night of
the 18th. All the miners escaped.
The fire in confined to ono room.
A state funeral almost majestic in Its
impreesiveness was given the late Rep
resentative Dingley iu tho house of rop
A Madrid dispatch says the premier,
Senor Sagasta, in an interview de
clared that ho only awaitod the United
States uenate's ratificatioin of tho peace
treaty to convoke the cortes.
The secretary of the interior, in
communication with tho house com
mittee on Indian affairs, said an in
vestigation showd tho reports of a
threatened uprising of Indians of the
Northern Cheyenno reservation are un
founded. Reports from Pinar del Rio, Cuba,
say that tho province is being ravaged
by bandits, who have broken away
from tho insurgent forces. Thus far no
great damage has been done, and tho
crimes committed are not of a serious
natuie, but the ranks of tho outlaws
are constantly increasing, and the raids
are becoming more daring.
At the annual meeting of tho lousi
ness Men's League at St. Louis, two
hundred merchants and capitalists wero
present. A resolution was adopted
heartily endorsing tho action of tho
delegates from the states and territor
ies comprised in the Louisiana pur
chase in deciding to commemorate tho
event of the purchase by holding a
world's fair in St. Louis, and pledging
full support to tho undertaking.
The congressional subcommission on
agriculture and agricultural labor of
the industrial commission has mado
public its syllabus of the topical plan
of inquiry on the condition of labor
and capital employed in these pursuits.
The plan is divided into three general
heads, viz.: Lubor employed, capital
employed, and remedial legislation.
Under the general lieaJ of each nro
questions on which the subcommission
desires information. They embrace BO
in all, and thoroughly cover the field,
which the subcommission has iu band.
Witnesses making responses to the
questions asked are required to give
facts rather than opinions except in
such instances where suggestions aro
King Humbert, of Italy, has signed
a decree amnestying or reducing tho
punishment of tho rioters who took
part in the disturbances last spring.
About 700 persons who were sentenced
by court-martial and about 2,000 who
wero condemned by civil courts have
The secretary of tho interior has for
warded to tho senato the papers bear
ing upon the proposition to remove the
Northern Cheyenne Indians from their
reservation' in Northern Montana to
tho Crow reservation. Tho secretary
states that U'O Cheyennes are averse to
the change, and lie recommends that
they be allowed to remain where they
are, arid that legislation bo enacted
looking to tho improvement of their
Ilerr Schmidt, a eooialist member of
the German reiohstag, has voluntar
ily informed the public prosecutor at
Madgeburg that he was solely respons
ible for tho publication in tho Social
ist Volks Stirnrae, of tho article pur
porting to be a conversation between
the Prince of Bagdad and his tutor, on
account of which tho editor, Herr Au
gust Muoller, was sentenced last week
to 40 months' imprisonment on the
charge of lese raajeste. Tho whole
case must now bo reopened. Tho
Madgeburg court interpreted tho alle
gory of which Ilerr Schmidt confesses
the authoriship as an insult to the sec
ond, son of Emperor William, Prince
A most daring" attempt was made by
three youths of Boise, Idaho, to wreck
the Oregon Short Lino pay-car a short
jdistanco west ot Mountain Home. A
heavy log chain had been tied around
the traok, but was lortunately dis
covered and removed by some section
men boforo tho pay-car paesed the
point. A search, was instituted in the
neighborhood, which resulted in find
ing Emmet Allen, Hugh Bteen and
John Richardson, boys of Boise, rang
ing from 10 to 18 yours of age, iu hid
ing near by. They subsequently con
fessed to tho attempt at wrecking the
pay-ear for the purpose of getting the
money. They are now in jail at
Senator Cullom, of Illinois, has boon
Informed that during 1S0Q all fedoral
contracts for Indian supplies will be
placed in Chicago.
Boston capitalists aro said to have
madd an olTot ot $3,500,000, Spanish
gold, for the San Joso warehouses and
wharves at Havana.
Hundreds ot cattlemen aro in Den
ver to take pint in the convention oi
the National Livestock Association.
The attendance will he large.
General Russell Hastings, of Massa
chusetts, lias been chosen for appoint
ment as director of tho bureau of
American republics, to succeed the late
Bnuk notos to tho valno ot 00,000
liavo mysteriously disaiipearod from
Parr's bank, in Bartholomew Lone,
London, England. It is supposed that
they havo been stolon.
A dispatch from Omaha eays: The
Twenty-second infantry has yKelved
orders to move nt onco for San Fran
cisco. Tho regiment has orders to sail
from San Francisco on the SSth.
A bill has boon introduced in con
gress which providns that "no porson
living in or practicing polygamy sbnll
be eligiblo to be n member of either
house of congross, nor shall such per
son be permitted to hold seat therein."
Tho secretary of war has completed
tho organization of a colonial commis
sion to undertake tho adjustment ot all
matters of detail respecting the govern
ment of territories acquired during tho
war occupied by the United States
Rev. Edward II. Budd, who was
thought to havo beon lost on tho Paul
Jones, ig alive. Tho vessol was de
tained in Pass a La Outro eo long by
foggy weather that Mr. Budd grew im
patient and left tho party, returning to
As a result of tho assignment of the
battle-ships Iowa and Oregon to tho
Pacific and Asiatic stations respective
ly, and tho decision to dispatch tho
cruiser Newark to tne Pacific coast, tho
commissioned naval force of tho United
States is about equally divided be
tween the two oceans.
Tho treasury department has given
instructions to the customs officials at
Sitka and Skagway to stop tho trans
portation ot liquor under convoy from
Canadian ports throagh tho White Pass
to tho Northwest territory. Informa
tion has reached the department tliat
instead of being shipped across tho bor
der into the territory this liquor has
been returned secretly to tho locality
of Skagway and disposed of thcie, con
trary to law.
The Infanta Eulalio, aunt ot tho
king of Spain, is visiting England.
Tho president has nominated Ed
rauri D. Wiggin, of Washington, D.
C, to bo register of tho land office at
The Rome correspondent of the Lon
don Times, referring to the rumor that
Italy is about to seize a port in China,
says he belioves it absolutely devoid of
Advices reaching New Orleans leavo
no further doubtof tho loss of the
yacht Paul Jones. Parties aro search
ing for tho bodies of tho unfortunate
members of tho pleasure party.
Henry M. Hoyt, assistant United
States attorney-general, has been or
dered by the department of justice to
go to Santiago and adviso General
Leonard Wood on legal questions.
The strike of the dock laborers at
Colon, Colombia, is fast assuming o
serious aspect. A batch of 40 Panama
dockmen arrived last night, and stones
and revolvers wero fired at tho train as
it neared Colon.
Sharkey, the pugilist, and his spar
ring partner, Robert Armstrong, wero
arrainged in the municipal court at
Boston and fined $15 each for partici
pating in an exhibition which the po
lice maintained partook of the uaturo
of a prize fight.
A dispatch from London says: Arch
bishop Ireland, after his visit to Homo,
will como hero to consult with tho
French bishops on tho subject oi Heck
erism. Tho bishop of Orleans has in
vited the distinguished American ec
clesiastic to presido over the fetes in
honor of Joan D'Aic.
A recent dispatch says: Tho real
truth as to the situation in tho Congo
Stato is being hidden. Tho wholo
country is in a fermont, and the robol
lion is not belne put down. Tho gov
ernment troi-ss appear to foar the reb
els and tho proHiiga ft the whites has
beon much impaire..
Tho gi - 'si gathiing in tho history
of Alaeka Indians is scheduled for Au
gust i next at Klawan, on tho Chil
kat river. At this grand potlatch, tho
tribal war of tho Wrangel and Ohllkat
Indians, which has been raging for
many year, will como to an end. It
is estimate that over 2,000 Indians
will be present.
A race against timo from Soatllo
to Dawson lor purso of $0,000 began
Sunday, when Richard Butlor, a
wealthy Klondiker, started for Dawson
on Mio stoamor City of Seattle Joo
Barrett, another wealthy Klohdikor,
bet Butlor V2. JOO that ho could mako
tho trip from Seattlo to Dawuon in 25
days or less, and $1,000 more that ho
could not mako it in less than 20 days,
Whitney Omlu Ulll I Altrnetlim
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Salem, Jan. St. The bill that is re
celvlng the most attention in the homo
just now is tho Whalloy bill, provid
ing for tho creation of tho offloe of
state grain inspector. The bill pro
vides for an appropriation of f,n00
for a commission. The commission is
to consist of three members, to I ap
pointed by the governor. One of tho
three is to be the grain Inspector,
whose annua! salary shall be ?K,800 In
addition to all expenses. The other
two members are to receive $50 a year
each and expenses, as not much work
wil bo required of thoin. The bill also
provides for n secretary at if 1.000 a
vear, n nuiubor of chief deputy inspec
tors nt $1,800 a year and a number of
other deputies nt $S5 a month onoh.
In addition to establishing grain grades
and inspecting all the grain that leaven
or is brought into the' stale, tho Juty
of the chiof inspector will also bo to
inspect scales at $6 each. Liberal fees
are allowed for tho inspection of grain.
A bill has been introduced in tho
house for the protection ot upland
birds. Tho bill is an amendment of
the gonornl game law enacted by tho
legislature ir; 1805. It provides that
every person who shall, within tho
state of Oregon, between tho first day
of January and the first day of Novem
ber of each year, take, kill, injiiro or
destroy, or have in possession, except
for breeding purposes, or sell or offer
for sulo any pheasant, Mongolian
pheasant, quail or partridge,1 shall bo
guilty of n misdemeanor: provided,
however, that it shall bo unlawful,
within tho state of Oregon, to kill or
dostroy nny ring-necked Mongolian
phoasont, or any of tho various kinds
of pheasants imported into this stato
by tho Hon. O. N. Denny, or nny
anail, bobwhito or pheasant in that
part of tho stato of Oregon lying oast
of tho Cascado mountains. That uvory
person who shall within tho stato ot
Oregon, at nny time enter upon prem
ises not his own with intent to catch,
recover, take or kill any bird or ani
mal, or permit nny dog, with which he
shall be hunting, to do so for such
purpose without permission of the
owner or person in charge thereof, or
shall shoot upon any preniisos not his
own from nny public highway, shall be
guilty of misdemeanor. That nny
pei eon violating any of tho provisions
of this act, shall bo dcomed guilty ot n
misdemeanor, and upon conviction
thereof shall be punished by a fine of
not less than $50 nor more than $100,
and in default of payment of Una im
posed shall bo imprisoned in the coun
ty jail nt the rato of onu day for each
two dollars of tho flno imposed.
In the houso this afternoon, tho My
ers resolution donating $3,500 worth of
books to members was rescinded, and
indefinitely postponed. A resolution
directing the eergeant-at-arms to gather
up and restore to tho secretary of the
state the stationery and supplies at the
close of tho session, was, after n spirit
ed debate, indefinitely postponod.
A bill has been introduced in tho
house touching on railroad taxation, is
boing considered by Portland railroad
men. The bill provides for the licens
ing of railroads, as a substitute for tho
established system of taxation, to ap
ply generally except on lands not occu
pied as a right of way. It is modeled
after tho law prevailing in Wisconsin.
Twor.ty bills wero read tho second
timo and referred to tho proper com
mittees, and the following bills wero
passed: To requiro doors of publio
buildings to open outward; to provide
for tho dissolution of municipal cor
porations upon tho payment of all out
standing indebtedness; amending tho
codo relative to attachments so as to
obviate the necessity of posting notices
on property attached. A petition
was presented from 10 Polk county
lawyers, praying for tho retention of
tho second circuit judge iu tho third
A petition from 129 citizens of Wash
ington county, for a change in the law
so as to requiro householders instead
of voters on petitions for saloon li
cences was presented.
A potition praying that tho stato ap
point threo commissioners to buy tho
Mount Hood and Barlow wagon road,
tho paper booring the names of 04 resi
dents along tho road, was introduced.
Haines, ot tho special committee ap
pointed at the special session to in
vestigate tho Lowonberg contract at
tho penitentiary, submitted n long re
port, showing that 87,000 was duo tho
state on tho contract, part of which
was not securod. It recommended that
$32,500 bo accepted in full payment.
Tho report was adopted.
Mulkoy.'of tho committeo to exaru
ino tho affairs of tho secretary of state,
reported that ho had found ovorythiiig
accurato and satisfactory, and tho re
port was filed,
A joint memorial was passed, urging
tho nttornoy-gonoral arid tho United
States supremo court to advnnco cases
affecting tho title of settlors to land
in tho forfeited Northern Pacific grant
A formula for tho production of
crystal alumium bronzo consists of a
powdorcd aluminum, powdorod glass
in "diamond dust," and sulphato o
zino in certain specified proportions.
I Ci.inlilirnt.lr llu.hu lltoml of Pur.
K ' l'lt Week.
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Salem, Or., Jan. 31. 'Alio nouso
dlnpoied of much hnslm during Uio
past week, am! many new bill woro
Introduced. Among tlio proposed
measure aro hill to chango tho iiamo
of the Ashland collide to tho Southern
Oregon Stato Normal school, and plauo
it under statu control, anil nppioprlntu
$15,000 for its inolntenancoi to create
n state library commission nml n sy
tern of tiavellng llbrarlefl, nnd appro
priate $6,000 for malntennnoo tho first
year, and $8,000 annually thereafter;
to exempt honorably discharged sol
diers nnd eollor from tho operation ol
the peddler's license law, and to ex
empt stato prmluot from tho provision
of tho law; to prohibit altogether tho
sale of cigarettes or oigarolto material
on palu of n lino of $50. A bill Incor
porating tho town of Dallas was pawed.
In the senato Chairman Fulton, of
tho judlolarv oommitteo, submitted an
adverse report on the bill to add two
judges to the supreme ootirt. Mlteholl,
of tho committee, dissented, but did
not submit a minority ronort.
Daly of Lako'n bill to extend tho
time for counties to wy tho stato tnx
from April 1 to Juno 1, was pnswd un
der siiHiwneion ot tho rule', as was hi
i hill to requiro county clerks to coitlfy
pension voucher without charge,
there being no objection lo either.
l'nitrr Alirml fur Heimlor Other LegU
Olympln, WnBh., Jan. 21. Flvo
more fruitless ballots for senator wero
taken lu joint session ot the legislature
todio'i each resulting as follows: Fos
ter 27, Wilson 27, Humes 31, Ankeny
7, Lewis 24.
Including tho one voto detained nt
homo by sickness, Foster prnotically
hnd 38 vote today, tho highest iium
boi yet-attained in the senatorial oon
tost. In tho houso the eommlttco on print
ing and supplies was, on motion ofen printed by the stato j.rn t
Kingsbury, instructed to thoioughly Robert ald, after ransacking tho "
Inveetgiate tho subject of stato printing ' of tho stato printer, that ho four. I
with n view to cheapening the cost of ! ono copy of tho bill, nnd that i. :
public printing, it being desirable to ' ilnglo oopy wa to bo found in the
reduco greatly tho cost, which Is be-lata. As none had been distribute:
Moved to be out of all proportion in
Houso bill 33, making it lawful to
call to tho witneps-fltand and onuso to
testify the ml verso party to n suit at
law without making him tho wltnes
of his adversary, was passed by unani
Bills introduce! wero: To license
the keeping for sale of opium, mor
phine, cocaine, etc.; prohibiting tho
taking of food fishes except with n hook
and line, on nny of tho rivers ot Puget
sound, whereon hatcheries nro located,
or in Skagit bay; to enable receivers,
trustees, guardians, executor, etc., to
give regular surety companies as surety j
on bond; appropriating $5,000 for con
ducting tho agricultural experiment
station at Puyallup; providing for lo
cal option on tho quostion of hogs as
freo commoners; imposing n lino of
from $50 to $'.'50 for spearing nnd dis
posing of bass, pickrel, carp, trout or
other fish from any stocked lakes.
Klllr.l Thlrlr 1HIU.
Olympla, Wnsh. Jan. 21. Tho Ju
dietary committeo ol the houso today
completed n remarkable record. Out
of 81 bills referred to it for considera
tion, it hai killed 30.
Antl-Cuiitrnct I.Klior I.ntr,
Washington, Jan. 23. Tho exten
sion of tho anti-contract labor law to
Hawaii is strongly urcgd in a roport
made todav by the houso committeo on
labor. It says thousands of contraot
labobrers, mainly Japanoso, havo beon
takon Into the Islands siuco tho rnis.
ing of the United States flag ovei thorn.
On the day following tho receipt of tho
news of niinexpatlon, 2,807 Japancso
laborers wero admitted.
Opposed to Hnitlnc Itolierla.
St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 23. Momhor
of tho reorganized Church of Lattor
Day Saint in St. Louis opposo tho
seating of Congressman-elect B. II. L.
Roberts, of Utah, on tho ground that
ho is n pronounced polygamist. A
voto was taken, resulting in tho adop
tion of a resolution requesting congress
men from this district to use their ut
most efforts to prevent seating tho
Sl.nfter In, Merrlum Out.
San Francisco, Jan. 23. Today, Ma
jor-Goneral Morriam issued an order
relinquishing tho command of tho do
pfrtrnent ot California. Immediately
thereafter, Major-Gonoral Shatter Is
sued an order announcing his accession
to tho command. General Morriam.
will go to Denver to assume command
of the department of tho Colorado,
Two Tlioiiaiinil Quukera.
Hnlifox, Jan. 23. Tho atoamshlp
Lako Huron, with 2,000 of tho 5,000
Quakers who aro emigrating to tho
Canadian northwest, arrived in quaran
tine tonight. Tomorrow aftornoon tho
stoawer will proceed to St. Johns. N.
.. wlinrn Ilia tinmn... Ill !.. I
7La ,Vi . u ';:;;.?" ,uuu lu,
take rail to their futuio homo.
Aaauy Onion lit Hmittle.
Washington, Jnn. 28. Sonator Wll
eon's amendment to tho sundry civil
bill, appropriating $50,000 for tho
erection of nn nssa'y offlco at Soattlo,
baa been favorably roported,
DALY'S DILL DISAPPearT
dlx lluiulreit t'oplea Trliilm!
Ono Win In tin llitil.
Salem, Or., .Inn. 18.
Ion of tho legislature Iiiih Ik ( t, :.
tuly iwuuroios, tunes tiioium.
UiHllt III tho hmim) caused by Uiq ,i1
tu.il filil.lt tit OiiIi.'h Itnllriiil K.il . 1
scribed In tho detailed report,
willed n feature. It was reuiiy , )
ing Incident. Tho day was giv(tl ,
to mir fumitory piooeed ing, ti.cnj i ,
ii -..i t -
no (iiHuuraiuu ui imy ijiirniii in .v
hound. Ulll tiro coming up ti,
from the printing olllce, itixl u., ...
f.JW.jl I.VfllllUj lulu tl.l.t t . . .
IHMI UAVHirn v una i f . II 1. 1 113
iHWly adjournment. This t.i,,
will continue, no doubt, through
III III" Hennte.
Saloin, Or., Jan. 18, Thiro I
woro pnMod by tho senato today .
duco tho slarled of Douglas county
curs; to Incorporate the town oi 1
tago Chuvo, The last wa also pn
by the house.
This morning tun souoto hill ,
crease the number of supremo , .,
judge was read tho second tin..
uiferrwl to the jiiillcliuy comu, ;;,
nit niieruiMiiian niijoiiriimi'in
promptly taken when the miiii
which had been pawed by tho I
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aamo 10 it mcomi mailing, m
bill paused the second reading.
Fulton presented a petition, mi
by 180 Clatnip county taxpayer, i ,
lug that the present road lima
amended mi to the maun ir of cut
log state and road Kill tax, nnd to
vidu n shhiIiiI tax nut to exceed C n.
on tho dollar. Tho extra suppi
oopitto of the Duly school bill hnv
Ihwii exhausted, and there being a
maud from all imrt of tho Mate.
oojile mora were ordered printed.
In Dm Hunan.
Quito n commotion was raised in
houso thin afternoon by tho disco.
that there was not a copy of hei.a
Daly' school bill to he had, notw
- ; standing the fact that 000 copien
thh liouio, he intimated that '
lliero might havo been Mine motive
iplrlting tho hill away, in vien
this cxpnun, and tho suspicion of p
ilble mnlialoti destruction of tho
printed, a resolution wa passed dir.
Ing the state printer to print 060 vxt
copies of the bill for the excluifiy,'
use of tho house.
Thirty bills wero rend di
during thr xfSjj
r, 1(1 were
ternooii. Of thi number.
trndiiattd ilimr.L' tl.n iitrirtiiiiL- item,
and seven weie new bills.
VOTE WAS DIVIDED.
I Mix Semitc.rlMl C'nnillilHle I In fore
YV hliiglon I.i;UItur.
Ulympla, Wash., Jan. 14. In set
rnlu RiitHlmi trxlMV tlui I i.i I h 1 rt t u r.t i ll
its first ballot for a United States -iJmi
... I tt.ll ln
uiur iu euecceti uuiiii u. niton. 11
total voto Milled by each candidal
was as follows:
Humes, 23; Foster, 20: Wilson. 21
J. II. Lewis, 37; Ankeny, 8; J.
Lewis received tho full fusi
strength excepting tho voto ol an ai
sent member. A Republican meniL
also was absent.
How Noii.li.nlloi.a Were Mml.
In the senato at 13 M.. on motion
Hamilton, tho roll was ordered callcJjftc
for the nomination of candidates U
tho United States senato. Androwsl
ing first on tho list, named Mujor T.
Humes, of fcoattlo.
Cole namod Congressman JameJ
Crow nominated Senator Wil'onJ
who, ho said had all tho qualification!
of tho gentleman named by Audrovu
Hugh McRoavy and Miller of Wuli
Walla, seconded tho nomination
Lewis. Mogler seconded Wilson'
nomination, nnd Preston second
Iteluhart evoked n round of npplau
by "seconding tho nomination of all of
Wnrburton nrosontod Addison G.I
Clnpp said, In soconding tho nominal
tlon of Fostor, that a man who support-
ed III in would nover regret it.
Lonrouo also eoconded Fostor's nomi
Wolshlro said Humes favored ex
pansion and tho Nicurainin canal. II
seconded Humes' nomination.
Ankeny's namo was not prosontcd.
Lewis received 10 vote, all tho fn-
Fostor, 0 Bakor, Clapp, Hamilton,!
Hammer, Locrono, Wnrburton.
Humes. C Homrlch. Preston. An
drews, Wolshlro. Woodinir.
Wilson, 4 Crow, Hall, MoglerJ
In the IIii.iik.
At 12 M. Gloason of King presented
mo narno oi Thomas J. Hunios for iu
ofilco of United Statos senator.
if i -.l.-.i.1 In
! IUlll, OI HpOKahO, VLHW
nomination John L. Wilson.
Judge Wlclforsham. In nomlnnt'Kl
Addison G. V,mtr i.nlil it to bo o
longor necessary to oloot great ooiistitti'j
tional lawvora to tho Unitod StatesI
McDonald of King, noininntod Joniei
Aiamiiton Low is.