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COTTAGE GROVE OREGON
I NEWS OF I WEEK
....,r.!ienlve Kevlew of the Import
1 1 i it 1 11 ir a or thn Pint 1Tm
Culled From tho Telrcr-ph Colum.
An unidentified American solilior
as killed in Havana in a row with tho
General Morrinm has asked for raoro
troops. Ho wants cavalry this time to
prevent dieordor at Burko and Mullan.
President Diaz, of Mexico, will ac
cept nn invitation to visit Chicago and
the United States during thn fall fes
tival. Judgo Baker, of tho United States
district court at Indianapolis, has ion
dered a dcoision in which he holds that
a ehoriff ts responsible for a prisoner
in his charge, and is subject to damage
for his lynching.
Tho Oregon regiment, though en
titled to come hoinn first, is far from
Manila, bearing tho brunt of tho Law
ton campaign, and may not be back
when the time for tho rotuin of the
Mexico is considering the refunding
of her existing national G per cent gold
debt held in foreig.i countries. Tho
scheme anticipates an increased prin
cipal, but a rednclion in tho amount of
annual interest by reason of a lower
Jndgo Mayhow has denied tho ap
plication for a writ of habeas corpus
for County Commissioners Boyle and
Stimson, who aro in jail at Wardner.
In rendering the decision, ho denied
every material contention of tho appli
cants. President McKinley has eont the fol
lowing cablegram to Otis at Manila:
"Convey to Lawton and the galant
men of his command my congratula
tions upon tho successful operations
during the past month, resulting in tho
capture of San Isidro."
On tho birthday of the king of
Spain, many Spaniards in Havana
raised flags over their houses. This
made the Cubans rise in revolt. Tho
house of Juan Monttoto, a Spanish
merchant, was raided by Cubans and
tho Spanish flag torn down. Tho po
lice interfered and clubbed the raiders,
A Washington dispatch says: The
brilliant campaign of Colonel Sum
mers, of Oregon, under General Law
ton, is likely to win him a brigadier
general's commission. Colonel Sum
mers is now commanding a brigade,
and if there was a vacancy in the
brigadier list, he would be named at
General Pilar, a Philippine officer,
ia tired and wants to surrender.
A Georgia colored couple burned
their four children nearly to death; tho
man ran away: tho woman was caught
in the act.
Five thousand Spanish prisoners have
been taken into a northern province of
Luzon, beyond reach of aid by Ameri
Dock laborers at Cienfuegoa demand
ed more par, and not being satisfiod,
raised a riot, in which one was killed
and several wounded.
0. "W. Nordstrom, who murdered
William Mason in Seattle over eight
years ago, nas been sentenced lor me
fourth time to be hanged.
William Lockridce, an escaped Mis
conri robber and raurderei,who was re
ported to have been drowned recently
at Astoria, ban been discovered and ar
rested in Montana.
Tho gigantio copper trusts recently
formed by Marcus Daly and W. A.
Clake, rival Montana rollionaires, hava
taken up the Western Washington cop
per belt, near Index.
Rear-Admiral John G. Watson, who
will relievo Admiral Dewey in com
mand of tho Asiatic squadron, sailed
for his post on tho steamer City of
Peking from San Francisco.
Several prominent government off!
cials at Washington have organized
themselves into a committee to recoivo
subscriptions for a Dewev fund. United
States Treasurer Roberta will recoivo
tho subscriptions. Tho first eont in
waa $250, from Felix Angus, of the
At Moscow. Idaho, tho United States
grand 1ury session returned indiot
menta against tho ringleaders of tho
mob that delayed tho Northorn Pacific
and tho O. R. & N. mail trains, and
eomo 400 others of tho Canyon oreok
and Wardner miners that participated
.in seizing tho trains.
Tho United States government Si
about to establish a permanont mill
tary post in Southeastern Alaska.
Light fortifications are to bo put in and
n largo force of troops will bo sent
north as soon as they can bo spared.
Tho recent trouble ovor the Canadian
boundary and a rapidly growing feel
ing of uneasiness among the Indiana is
said to bo the cause.
A Democratio conferonco has boon
ialled to meet in St. Louis this week.
Tho grain sliovolora' atilko at Uuf
alo, N. Y., has been settled, and the
men will lotutn to work.
Tho supremo court did not decide
the Oregon "ovurlap" case in .vhlch so
much interest has been exhibited, and
it goes ovor until tho October let in.
Tho Beotion men of tho Grand Trunk
railway system recently asked for an
inoreaso in wages, which was refused,
and about 800 men havo struck. Tho
striko affects the road fioin Sam ia,
Out., to Portland, Mo.
A portion of tho Ilwaco Railway A
Navigation Company's trestle at Il
waco collapsed, whilo tho henon train
was passing ovor it, and tho locomotive
waa dumped ovoiboard Into the bay,
but fortunatoly no ono was injured.
Whilo digging for rolics at tho eiti
of old Foit Mackinac, in Michigan,
six completo skeletons wero un
earthed. This is possibly tho burying
placo of somo of tho victims of the
mussacro which took placo 130 yean
Threo Chicago men, employes of the
Aetna Powdor Company, at Aetna,
wero blown to atoms in tho explosion
of a tank of nitro gycerline. A pipe
leading from tho ongino burst, igniting
somo saw dnst and loaves near n Hue
loading into the room coutaining the
General del Pilar, ono of Aguinnldo'i
peaco envoys, says: ine insuigenu
are anxious to surrender, but want tlif
assmanco first that there will be tic
putting to death of tho leaders in the
rebellion, and somo proof that Ameri
cana will cany out tho general stato
monts in their proclamation.
Uncle Sam will inform Brazil that
sho must bo muro careful in future.
Her discourtesy to tho Wilmington is
to receive attention. A proper repre
sentation of tho facts will be made,
and it ia expected that tho Brazilian
government will promptly investigate
and make amends. No ttoublo is ex-
Private letters fiom Riga, province
of Livonia, Prussia, report that Lettish
and Lihunaniau workmen there qnur-
reled because tho latter worked foi
lower wages, nnd street fighting foi
lowed, whereupon the militaiy inter
fered. Several workmen were killed,
many injured, and a number of house!
A fund of $100,000, drawn from a
dividend on 400,038 shares nf world's
fair Eock, ia being set nsido for needy
and suffering members of the various
Illinois volunteer regiments of Cook
county who served in Cuba. Funds
aro reported now on hand to pay a 4
per cent dividend on the stock, and a
relief committeo will be appointed
from tho society of tho army of San
tiago to act with a committee of colo
nels of tho regiment to secure the dividend.
Agoncillo is said to bo in Hong
Eong under an assumed name.
Nearly 400 persons lost their lives
in the big Australian hurricane.
Arbitration, it is said, will have
first placo in the peaco conference.
England will press a number of large
damage claima against Nicaragua.
Ex-United States Senator Charles
Buokalew. of Pennsylvania, is dead.
The wife of a Georgia planter killed
a negro who tried to enter her room.
Vice-President Hobart is slowly re
covering from his illness, and is now
able to sit up.
The Buffalo strikers have taker
Bishop Quigley'a advice and aro re
turning to woik.
Tho Yukon river ia open from Lake
Lebarge to Dawson, but the ice on the
lakes ia still solid.
The Reina Mercedes, ono of Cor
vera's fleet sunk off Santiago last July,
has arrived at Hampton Roads.
Four men wero killed in tho Wai
Eagle mino at Rossland, by tho hoist
getting away from the engineer.
A Chicago court has held that bank
directors are not liablo for tho mis
management of funds by a speculating
The Atlantic linoi Paris ran ashore
on tho English coast. Sho lost hoi
course in a heavy fog. Tho officers
and crew kept cool and tho passongors
wero taken oft without fatality.
Tho cruisor Olympla, with Admiral
Dewey on boaid, has left Manila for
this oountiy. Tho first atop will be at
Hong Kong. An enthusiastic farewoll
was given by tho vessels and forte in
BIG IE IT DAWSON CUT
Property Loss Estimator! at
DRUNKEN WOMAN UPSET LAMP
Levi Mooro, a clerk in tho city
market, at Kansas (Jity, shot und par
hapa fatally wounded Mrs. Jennie
Campbell, Mia. Ella Land is and Mrs,
Anna Meek, i n n jealous rago. The
Campbell woman had desorted Moore
for another man.
Major-Genernl Otia has declined to
recognize tho rebels to tho extent of
agreeing to an armistico, but ho haa
notified tho American commandora to
refrain temporarily from aggrossivo no
tion. Thus ho ia in a position to re
sume hostilities at any tirno. This
will defeat any aubterfugoa to gain
timo, which would not be tho case if
tho generul agreed to an armistico.
lople llvenmn l'rtiiln-Strlrkcn "
Were Utmlil to Hiivti Anjrlliln
llullillii M-trrlul Scurcti.
Victoria, U. 0., May 23. Tho mala
portion of tho city of Dawson was do
strayed by Aro on Apt II 20, causing
loss of 1,000.000. In all. Ill build
ings, including tho British North
America bank, wero hnred. Tho newa
was brought down by T. S. Humes, n
son of Mayor Humus, of Seattloj J.
Toklas and a third party, who left
Dawson April 27. and made their way
out by canoo to Lake Lebarge, and then
over tho Ice, having a moat perilous
Toklas ropotta that tho flro occurred
in tho vory heart of tho business center
of the city, beginning near tho opera
houso, on tho water front, and spread
ing with unusual rapidity. It was
drivon by n strong north wind, destroy
ing everything in its way on thnt streot
down to nnd including Donahue &
Tho tiro then took in nil of the water
front buildings abreast of the samo
blocks. It crossed tho street, burned
throu.h nnd spread over to Second
Btteot, covering tho principal business
nortlon of Dawson, leaving it all in
iiBhes, with the lliemuu helpless and
powerless to do anything.
Tho fiio consumed everything front
Tinimin'a Royal cafo down to and
opposite tho Fairviow hotel, tho build
ings boing aa dry as timber, ino
flumes spread with such rapidity that
tho pcoplo bocamo punicstrlckon nnd
unable to save anything in tho way of
furniture, goods nnd clothing. Among
tho most prominent of tho firms burned
out wero tho Bank of British Notth
America, tho Canadian Bank of Com
merce, McLollan & McFeeley, ot Vic
toria, Vancouver and Dawson; the
Parsons Produce Company, of Winni
peg; tho Royal cafo, Donnhuo & Smith,
tho Aurora saloon, tho Uodena, tno
Madden house, the Victoria hotel, the
McDonald block and the California ox-
There ia a famino in nil kinds or
building material aa a result of tho
fire. Tho few articles still remaining
outside of tho burnt district have quad
rupled in prices. Doors are soiling for
?35 each, d rlocks ?8 each, and every
thing else in proortioii. .Nothing In
the way of rebuilding can bo dono un
til tho opening of navigation, Eevoral
weeks from now, as there is not over
8,000 feet of lumber in tho place.
Tho firo waa caused by n drunken
woman upsetting a lamp in a disorderly
Nono of tho big warehouses wero
touched by tho fire, so there will be no
shortago of provisions, even if the lakes
should not open beforo tho middle of
Juno, which is now predicted.
Provisions hnvo not advanced in
price, nor clothing, the companies bo
ing determined apparently to do nil in
their power to relievo the general dis
tress. A conservative estimate of the
loss is $1,000,000. This is based on
Klondike valuations. This is tho third
large firo that visited Dawson.
IN THE LAST DITCH.
Fillplnoi, Anxious to Surrender, Still
Fight for Time.
Manila. May 23. The United States
Philippine commission haa submit
ted to tho l'Hipiuo commissioners a
draft of tho form of government tho
nrnafilnnt in tri pfltfihliflli Arnnrdlm,
to this plan a governor-goneral will bo
appointed for tho islands by tho presi
dent, as will also a cabinet, nnd later
,.t -f, i , . i -
un uuvisory council win uo eicctcu uy
ltenily to Olve Up.
Manila, May 23. Judgo-Advooato
Albotto Barrotto, ono of tho Filipino
commissioners, conferred today with
the American Philipplno commis
sion. Tho primary object of tho con
ference was to nscortnin the kind of
government that tho United States
proposes to ostahlish hero. Tho Fili
pino commissioners havo no power to
eilect a settloment, but must refer all
matters to Aguinnldo.
In nn interview, General Gregorio
Pilar, ono of tho peaco envoys, said:
"Tho insurgents aro anxious to stir
rondor, but want tho aesuranco first
that there will bo no putting to death
of tho leaders in tho rebellion, and
somo proof that tho Amoricana will
carry out tho gonorous statements in
"Wo havo boon acquainted with the
Americans only n short timo. If thoy
aro aineero, wo will ngreo to uncondi
tionol surrender. In negotiations on
torod into with authorized Spanish
officers in tho provious rebellion, simi
lar promises woro mado, but wero not
carried out. Ruiz and othois wero put
to death in spito of thoso promises.
"If wo give up our arms wo aro at
the completo moroy of tho Americans.
"Wo realize tho hopolossnoss of a
Filipino ropubllc, for tho peoplo aro
now impoverished, and a continuance
of hostilities would only inoreaso tho
DEWEY ON THE WAY.
,. SlnnlU mT'lh. '""" "'
lloiinil fr lloiiif.
Manila, Mny 33.-T.in Olf'";
pla with Admiral Downy on lioiml, It'll
I o on Imr homeward Journey at 4
o'clock this afternoon. Ah she steamml
away, the Oregon, llnltlu.oro ami It on
"or I Mired an admiral' salu o. At he
first shot tho band on the flaghl
t ed lively lr. ".! the crow
irowded the decks and gave thunderous
aTi'iio Olympla jmssod tho Oiogon,
the ciow ol thnt battleship gave nine
cheors for the Olympian.., who to
s,Mnded by throwing their caps so high
that dozens of thorn wete left behind
in tho wnko of tho ctuiser.
Tho din of gun "'! brims bands
echoed through the smoke, Hoot l
steam launches shrinked their whistle,
tho musicians ol the llnltlnmro plnyetl
Home. Sweet Homo." hor Hug lg
naled "good-bye." and those of tho
Oregon said "pleasant voyage.
Merchant vowels in these waters
dipped their flags, tho ladles on the
decks of tho vessels of tho (lent waved
hnudkerohlofs, and tho great bliick
British cruiser Powerful, which lay
tho furthest out, saluted tho Olyinplu.
Tho last miislo lien id from Admiral
Dewey's ship was "Auld Lang Syne."
whilo the guns from the forts at Cavite
and from the Monterey, on guard oil
Paranaqtie, too far to bo audible, puffed
white clouds of smoko. The Olympla
was disappearing past Corregldoi
island when a battery before tho walled
city epoko Manila's last wotd of faro
well. AN ENGLEWOOD BULL FIQHT.
Young Amrrlr- Omnr Oul Hrconit lleil
In llio M-ttrr.
Chicago, May 2 1. Knglowood had a
teal bull tight Sunday, and tho mala
dorH, two boys. Willie ltelnlg and
George Jessup, uairowlv escaped with
For somo timo the two boys hnve
been rending Spanish literature telling
of bull fights, and they concluded they
wanted to bo matadors. Reinig'
father is the owner of n big black
Hereford bull with abort horns which
havo neon capped with brnss knobs.
Tho nniinal is kept in it pasture near
Seventy-eighth anil Wood street. Sat
urday Reinig nnd Jessup met by ap
pointment ami laid their plans. This
done, tliuv talked over the matter as
to who among their boy friends should
bo allowed to witnocss tho "real
thing." It was finally decided that
20 of their boy friends should be let
into tho secret, and they wero told that
the contest would take place Sunday.
Promptlv the invited guests and tho
two principles put in an appearance at
tho pasture. Reinig was armod witlt
an old swoid, while Jessup had manu
factured a sword out of an old corn
knifo with a handle of wood. Reinig
claimed the right to tho first title with
At a given signal from Henry Nel
son, ono of the boys, who was to act as
referee, Reinig advanced into tho field.
Ho had gone but n little way when the
animal charged upon him. Tho on
slaught was too much for Reinig's
prowess, and he was tossed high into
the air. He hiudod in a oorner of tho
fence, more dead than alive. His
shoulder-blado was broken nnd one of
tho horns had gouged a hole in his
nrm. Jessup saw tho predicament of
his companion nnd rnn to his assist
ance. Tho hull met his onslaught
with loworod head, and beforo tho boy
had timo to realize what had hap
pened, he, too, was tossed high over
tho fence and into a ditch.
Botli boys were taken homo nnd n
dootor was called. He said the injuries
wero serious, but not necessarily fatal.
A POISONOUS PLANT.
Commission Submits pENptno
ft Form oHJovornl sflm
(lovitriiiir-Ommritl to .
thn l'rrlitiit. -...i ,P,"H
........ ki....,, , ;;;;,,
Huppoieil to It tlm Cmuo or Ilentli
Pendleton, May 23. David Casey, an
experienced livestock miser, has found
a plant which ho declares has been
killing so ninny sheep hoieabouts,
when nil tho timo sheepmen thought
it was somo other plant. It kills lioga
and cattle, horses not being injured for
tho reason that they mastlcato what
thoy eat, and the notion of tho glands
sorves to exclude the poisonous sub
stanco from tho mouth boforo it gets
into tho stomach. Tho plant resem
bles a wild onion, tho long groen
loaves, however, drooping und not
standing orect, its in the caso of tho
onion. It has also a yellow blossom,
lhe plant comes up in tho spring be
fore any other vegetation, says Mr.
Casey, and tho livestock eat it for that
reason. For somo timo thoro have
been numoious deaths of livestock from
eating somo plant, and it has boon
said thnt tho poisonous snbstanco was
in tho form of a grass. From hia oh
servations, Mr. Casey believes ho has
found tho most dnngorotia plont to
livestock intoreBts thnt growa in this
section. It will bo sont to tho Oregon
experiment station foi analysis.
A Halt I'ulitoe.
Salt Lako, May 20. Tho salt palace
directors mot today nnd gave ordora
for tho immedlato construction of tho
building. Tho suggestion of Architect
Kloting for a chango in tho dimensions
of tho atructuro wero considered and
favorably aotod upon. Tho nrchitoot
was authorized to procood with nil pos
olblo expedition In tho work of oreot
ing tho building.
Miinltn. Muv 'J I i..
ninnii, head of the Unite,! Su,Mt
IiiiiIiiii miiimtlHtfiiiii . i "Ffl
the lollowlng wrlttun u,n.
tin, Flllntiu..! '
Whilo final decisions as 0i,
government l In tl,0 hum,
grrss, tho president, utidui
powers, pending tlm nn,,,,,
KiuiHi, pininin iimu.r 10 Oiler tllS f
ing inriii oi government. A .
general to bo npH.iiiii:,i bri;. ,
dent; cabinet to bo iiiriitj u
giivetnor-goneial; nil judgei 1
IHilntotl by thu prosidorit. ioj,I(i
piittinmitii mid Jmlgis to U ..
Americans or i nipm-n, cr
general advisory council. iutt(J'
to no ciiosen uy i tin peoplo hjiy
Ol siuirnKu to on nuri-ntler csiel,
lorlillmtit tlltllll! tin. ......... I
tiesnes inoHiMid to ccais, ui
..... xl.i tin. Pi. Hi., ..
,rv, .,. ... i'i'"' m n a
data to eniov tho IniL-ett
self-government compntitilo w J
J no commission i return t
scheme, ami the president csbv.
......i ti... ic. i . ' -
illinium. 4imj imiiiiii hits a
iiw wuinii.v I'li.i'.fw. n.'ii cA-einiif g.1
tion of hostllitit-s until tllrr ci;
sent thu uuestlon ol peace to 1 1
plu. Kcliuriiinun told the F :
thoy had no means of cathei
HXplo together, as tlm Atnerleiu
trol most or tno i-orm. He i
minded them of tho hi oral fy-
government olleri-d tl-em. anj ;
out that It was hotter than col'
existing under Spntitili rule. 0 j'
piosidont of tho l'llii'ii.o njiutt tt
ad tu it ted tho form of gori'mru
tstd was liberal. Civil an e
of tho Philippine comrnmr.n Li.it
dined to co 0nnite with tbi J
members of the ronimitilon, n J
former consider Aiiiiuislilo'i Ii'.'j
tnand preKsterniia. after Oiit'it'a
of armistice, referring to him, i t
timo in order to consult the F..,
WORK NEARLY DONE.
I'lrat C'ntlfornU mid Hrcnmt Of, pi I: j
Hi. Among Dm I'll. I to lt.Urt. I
Washington, Mny 2 1. Uencu! 0j
cables from Manila to the wt
mcnt that the transport Vrrt: a I
rivwl safely on tho lHtli tint, hi
Wntreu had 1,200 men ot tUSi:J
The war department is ptowifij
on the theory that bv the cmlol J;!
not a volunteer will bo left inMu.il
and General Otis' report todir u
tho transport Warren Ims srriif'J
vancos the time when tho horreti :l
inoveiiicnt of tho volunteer troops
beuln. Ahead? notice has ln i
that mall for tho First Californ.iwl
Second Otegon volunteer rfit&t;
should not bo sont to ManlU, botul
Mint! Cm tn li t Preilitlo-
WnshiiiL'toii. Mav 21. In antldpl
tion of tho nromtit return of volastMl
troops in tho Philllpplncs, the w
tnry of war today telegraphed ln'trM
lions to General Shatter, cotnostM
tho department at San Frnncitco,
ftatnlilfali ri tiwulisl P ft tun nt the Purt-'l
for tho accommodation of about f,W
volunteoiB from Manila, pcndlnguwi
T" 1. - v-m 1'voli.rl.
.1.7 . l ... - - . -
Wnl.ln,.lni, Mn 24 TllO b0il
naval bureau chiefs today agrceJ l
tho details of tho six new owi
Galveston, Tncoinn and oleT',1.Iliij
niui'ii iiiu vnu uiiiv iuo""u 4 , .11 W
tin. I.iut .inviil n mirniirilltlnn bill "l
nin Im timlnrtnlrilll tlliH VP AT. 0Wif H
tho inability of tho department
euro armor for them. Thoy vd" l
i .i... i .....i. i f t 100 tons
Hiiuilliiuii Willi uupjior nun .
when light, anil 3.100 tons when rell
forn crulso. That is slightly IW
thnn tho Rnlolgh and tho wnciu
The si.eed is fixed at 10 kiil."
2 knots por hour less than W
loigh, hut this deflolonoy is i"016"',
mado up by tho largo stenuiinB ''' ;
.i . i . x ..11 o.innd. lO'l
o tno now su pa. s .. -, ,tl
can Hienm wiinoui rupiu
rlinl I (n. O Q(fi L-!lotS. WJl'10 I
wutu ijimnuin iui ,uwm
.i m t . t.nw ran CO"'
iiiu iiiiu oi iu Hiiuin nivv until
0,025 iiiilos, or tho entlro " 1
m n . nr... .llii it I
irom uan rrnnoisco to jumi f .i
...i... i.t ...m ii.n steam '"'I
muu uunuro win iiiinio" - 0(.l
twin-scrow engines of -lo0 "
power each, placod in a sopn"
partition t. .
MoKlnley VlilU "oi""-
WaBhlngton, May .- ni!eJ
dont nnd Secrotary Hitchcock HW
tho 70th nnnlvorsary of tho ceie
tion of tho organization oi
ley Mothodiat ohapol. .
During tho nftornoon Mr. ana
Mcliinloy wont out for n long ,.
Thoy Htoppod for n timo at the
donco of tho vioo-presldont, who
found iiuprovhiB and sitting "P