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ruMlshcil ETery Friday.
COTTAGE GROVE OREGON
I B OF THE WEEK
. Cotnprrhenalvti Kevlew nt the Import
ant HiIipelnt of tho ,',t 1r,ek
Culled l'ram tin Telesraph Column.
The California volunteers havo sailed
Dreyfus is reported to bo seriously ill
with a fever.
Amerioan stocks now command con
fidenco throughout Europe.
Carohno islanders want to be an
nexed to tho United States.
President Heureaux, of Santo Do
mingo, has been assassinated.
Tho body of the lato Robert G. In
persoll wa's cremated at Fresh Pond,
Tho fight between the linseed oil
combinations has been amicably ad
The messenger boys' strike in Pitts
burg has been settled. Tho boys claim
At Hartford City.Ind., Ralph Shelby,
n 9-year-old boy, was thrashed to death
by his playmates.
Otis reports another engagement
with bandits in Cebu, in which Ameri
can forces were victorious.
A Chicago negress is alleged to ha70
attempted tho stealing of four children
within an hour. She is now in jail.
Four life-timers in tho Coluiubns,
O., penitentiary wero so unruly that
special steel cells wero built for their
Otis has been cabled to send volun
teeis homo aa soon as possible, it being
the desire of tho president to have no
delay iu the matter.
William H. Proctor, who went to
California in 18-19, remained there 15
years and accumulated a fortune, is
dead in Brooklyn, aged 84 years.
It has been decided to discontinue
the use of coal aa fuel on the New
York, New Haven and Hartford rail
road and to substitute coke for it on
United States manufacturers will be
benefited by our new treaty with
Fiance. Farmers, however, will re
ceive no help, as maximum duties will
Btay on agricultural products.
The.Jllinois Central has a new com
petitor on business from Chicago to
the gulf. The St. Louis & Southwest
ern is building a connecting link to
Chicago and Eastern Illinois.
Rev. John Morrison, pastor of Cal
vary Presbyterian church, of Portland,
died at C:m Wiley, near the Giand
Canyon hotel, in the Yellowstone Park,
where he had gone on a pleasure trip.
It is rumored in London that Salis
bury may resign.
Dewey will spend all of August at
Talk of war with Great Britain does
not alarm Washington officials.
Jealousy caused the death of one and
probably another at Long Beach, Cal.
The Catholic archbishop of Cleveland
has issued an appeal to tho strikers to
respect the law.
Russia and Japan are reported to be
preparing with a view to a possible
conflict in Corea.
The Transvaal it is said must com
ply with England's every demand or a
hot war will follow.
Freight handlers are on a strike in
New York. They ask for an increase
from 17 to 20 cents an hour.
Tho militia was ordered out to pro
teat a Georgia sheriff and jail from a
mob, who threatened to lynch a negro.
William T. Stead says the peace con
ference has achieved a great success,
and went beyond the expectations of
A wreck occurred on the Central Pa
cific near Clark's station, Nevada.
Engineer Read was killed and hisiiro
man badly hurt.
Oom Paul Kruger tendered his resig
nation na president of tho South Afri
can republic. It was uot accepted, and
ho later withdrew it.
Information from the lower Yaqui
river, at tho eouth end of the state of
Sonora, iu Mexico, conveys tho intelli
gence that an outbreak has occurred
among the Yaqui Indians. In a fight
one white man and SO Indians wore
At Hattiesburg, Miss., Henry No
vals, a negro who attempted to assault
Rosaline Davis, Saturday evening, was
' captured near Bond City, Mies., and
later idonHfied by the young lady. A
mob tied him to a tree and shot him to
The steamor Bertha lias arrived in
,San Francisco from St, Michaels via
Unalaska with 97 passengers and about
$1,000,000 in gold, $750,000 of which
ia in ohargo of Pursor Keyea. The pur
ser says tlioro ia wealth in the Cape
Nome district, and declaros there is no
(truth in the stories of failure to find
told which hnvo boon published.
Tho messenger boys of Boston havo
one on a strike for an increase of pay-
Tl'0 oup-ohallongor Shamrock ia
about ready to start for Now York.
Henry Villard is visiting Portland for
tho tlrst time sinco 1891.
Martin Dotz, said to havo married
six women, all but two of whom are
now living, was arrested iu Chicago.
Admiral Kautz has raised his flag
on tho battleship Iowa, which ia now
the flagship of tho Pacitlc squadron.
The long-overdue Macduff, with a
cargo of grain sacks from California
has boen sighted off tiro Columbia.
' The garrison at Fort J.Monroo has
beon ordered to movo north as a pre
caution against yellow fever.
New York and San Francisco capi
talists will start a national bank in
Hawaii about Soptoinbor 1.
Ex-Ambassadoi Eustia has written
tho facts in tho Dreyfus case and they
aro soon to bo published.
The North Dakota. Wyomings and
Idahos havo left Manila on tho trans
Fred L. Ballan, of company II. First
Washington, was wounded in the
shoulder during tho capture of Ca
laruba. Bombthrowera are making lifo miser
able for the population of Seoul.
Seventoon persona have beon arrested
by tho police.
Tho Al-Ki has arrived in Seattle
with $300,000 in Alaska gold. One
third of tho amount ia from tho famous
Governor Jones, of Arkansas says so
long as negro outrages upon white wo
men continue in tho South thero is no
remedy for lynchinga.
Admiral Sampson haa entered suit
libeling tho Spanish vessel Maria
Teresa aud claims largo prize money
for the battle of Santiago.
Brakeman Constablo waa killed.
Fireman Goldsworthy fatally and Con
ductor Frame seriously injured in a
wreck near Winslow, Ariz.
Governor Poynter was on hand to
welcome tho Nebraskans. Thoy wero
given a great ovation bv the citizens of
San Francisco and aro now in camp at
The monthly statement of tho gov
ernment receipts nnd expenditures,
show a deficit for July of about $8,518,
000, The total receipts for tho month
An officer of one of the volunteer
regiments now in tho Philippines has
written a letter to the Associated Press
saying there shrou.ld ba 100,000 sol
diers in the islands.
Martial law ia suggested has a method
of settling tho Cleveland street car
Fire at Tupper lake, in the Adi-
rendacks. destroyed a hotol and 15
Yellow fever as broken out in tho
National Soldiere' Home, neir. Hamp
Twenty governors will attend tho
trust conference to be held in Chicago
Cubans are finding fault with the
census commissioners appointed by the
President McKinley will tender Ad
miral Dewey a reception when he ar
rives at Washigtion.
Private James A. Doyle, of company
D, Second Oregon, succumbed to dys
entery at tho Presidio.
Because a volunteer would not re-
enlist. General Otis denied him a per
mit to go into business in Manila.
The tripartite committee has abol
ished the kingship of Samoa adjudging
it to be without authority and ueelees.
The SO-knot torpedo boat destroyer
Goldsborough, was successfully
launched from tho ways at tho Wolff &
Z wicker iron works at Portland, Or.
Tho Haniman Alaska expedition haa
returned. Tho expedition, both from
a scientific and pleasure point of view,
was an entire success. A journey of
over 9,000 miles waa made.
Tho Nebraska regimont and two bat
teries of the Utah artillery, havo ar
rived in San Francisco. Tho Nobras
kana havo 100 wounded men. Their
losses including sick, amount to 204.
They say they havo had enough of
Tho rumors regarding tho formation
of a Chino-Japanese alliance aro semi
oflicially denied at Pakin, and it ia as
serted that the onvoya recently sont to
Tokio were appointed simply to provo
the friendly relations between the pow
A Paris dispatch says two automo
biles beat the Paris-St. Molo express
train in a raco between those cities, a
distance of 220 miles, making tho best
time ever recorded for an automobile.
Tho distance was covered iu 7 hours
and 48 minutes.
General Otis haa informed tho war
department of tho arrival at Manila
of the transport Valenola. Thero wero
no casualties en route. Tho Valencia
sailed from San Francisco, June 29,
with headquartors B nnd M, Fourth
cnvalry, and F and II, Twonty-fourth
infantry, in all 10 officers and 454 en
HE DREADED YELLOW JACK
Has Broken Out in tho Na
tional Soldiors' Homo.
THIRTY CASES; THREE DEATHS
Tho O.ivrrniucnt H i:.l.t.lUhod
Vlirorou Oimruiilliif ' " 1
vent tho Spreud of tho MUdy.
Newport News, Va.. Aug. 1. Tlioro
nto 30 cases of what is bollovod o luj
gonuino vollow fever at tho Nation..
Soldiers' Homo, neat Hampton, and
three deaths liom tho disease wore re
ported today. There were several other
deaths at tho institution yesterday, but
it cannot bo stated tonight that all ol
them wero caused by yellow fever.
Nowpuit News and Hampton will quar
antine against this soldiers' homo to
morrow morning. Tho government mi
thoritiea at Old Point havo already
adopted tl is step, and no strangers are
allowed to enter tho remivutlon.
CJua.antino Officer Hobsuii, of this
port, went to tho soldiers homo to
night and verified tin) ctaternnt that
thero aro now 30 caces of tho disease
at tho homo, nnd that thero wore three
deaths from tho malady today. While
no one outside of tho soldiers' homo
knew anything about tho existence of
yellow fever until today, it is said that
tho disease made its appearanco threo
days ago. Tho moat rigid quarantine
regulations will be enforced to provont
the spread of tho malady.
Tho news has created great excito
merit in Newport News, Old Point and
Hampton, and tho most vigorous mens
urea will bo adopted to provont its
spread. Thero aro 4.000 old veterans
at tho home, and several large excur
sion parties went tlioro last week.
Norfolk, Va., Aug. 1. The board of
health has quarantined against Old
Point, Hampton an.l Nowport News.
Police officers have been cent out nlong
the wnter front to watch for tnat,
steamboats and other craft. Thorn is
much excitoment. Governor Wood fin,
of tho soldiers' home, coullrms tho re
port of tho existence of fever there.
Hampton has been quarantined from
Old Point, and the trolley cars stopped
tunning to tho former placo tonight.
RAN INTO A WRECK.
Came ii f Hi" Sinitahiip of Mm Chlcnco
Kxprran ill I.iickittTHion.
Port Jervis, N. Y., Aug. 1. Tho ac
oident on the Erie railroad, growing
out of tho landslido a milo east ol
Lackawaxon last night, was not so ser
ious as at first reported. Only the flro
man and cngineei of tho dorniled en
gine of the westbound Chicago express
which turned over on tho track wero
killed, though a number of passengers
on the express, tho vestibulo paesonger
train for Buffalo and Cloveland, which
left New York at 7 o'clock Saturday,
Tho wreck, which 'occurred shortly
before midnight, waa preceded by a
cloudburst and storm which lasted two
hours. A section of tho bank fell on
the eastbound track diiectly in front of
the freight train. Several trees went
down with tho rocks and earth, tho
freight cars and engine turning over
directly across tho westbound tracks of
tho Erie road. Sixty freight cars con
stitute tho train, but only 22 woro do
railed, and tho dobris was piled up on
tho westbound tracks just as tho Chi
cago express put in an appearance, tun
ning 50 miles an hour. Tho engine of
the express train crashed into the
wreck, and tho baggngo car, combina
tion and buffet car aud two Pullman
sleepers were piled up on tho tracks
immediately in front of the wrecked
Tho first sleeper waa split in two
parts aa a result of the accident, and
tho passengers wero thrown 30 feet
down a hank. Firo at onco broko out,
and four ears of tho express train and
nine ot tho freight cara woro burned.
AVar I T.ooknd I'or.
Puerto Plata. Santo Domingo, Aug.
1. Tho situation ia critical. An out
break ia momentarily expected. Tho
friends of tho government are under
arms and ready for action to protect
property and peaco. A feeble attempt
waa made to seize tho body of Presi
dent Heureaux by tho assassins, Ra
mon Caceres, Manuol Cacores, Horacio
Vasquez and Domingo Pichardo, who
aro in tho country about Moca, with
their followers. Tho burial of Presi
dent Heureaux waa conducted with
Govornor Pepin has absomblcd troopa
In Moca, and tho governor of La Vega
real haa 1,000 mon.
Tho miniator of tho treasury has ar
rived at Moca in hot haate. The gov
ernment ia taking stops for tho protec
tion of business and tho finances ol tho
country, aud expects to carry out tho
contemplated cancellation of tho state
bank notoa. In Puerto Plata thoro ia
an urgent demand that tho govern
ment send a sufficient forco to Moca to
hunt down tho assassins of tho presi
dent. Protests havo boen mado to momhoia
of the administration against tho propo
sition to give Canada a-port of entry,
even temporarily, on Lynn canal, as
(Bucli notion would bo coucoding her
right to such a port.
"A 'SOLDIER'S TALE.
l,,T" tl,. 1'isl.t W. """" , ,,
During the lirnt migageinent wl. lo
Tho writer immediately directed his
l o tow d the buffalo, w .h no npimLj
i ? esuit. Afterwards. . uiliiK.n M
to having wasted our strength u tl. M
gno l.lo manner and wero H,.rprled o
Li, that every ....... '!
who At all eventH, the beast mado
gooditrfeseapo, for it patiently I'l;
lied ahead until .
it up. During the ehargty.t Caloe u ,
rt frenzied p.. of dhninutivo ,
dashed from beneath bamboo I.
and. apparently, judging that . II tho
on motion as (or his bone ll. H.oul.
best to retire. As the pig dnid.od past
the writer, wo gently agisted with .
ihovof.o.n the butt of our gun an.l
thought no more of It fr aomo lime.
Afterward, upon glancing to tho rear,
we saw four or live soldiors in hot pur
suit of the mine poor little hwiiio. It
1h laughable, even in Union of peace, to
watch another ma" olmao a hog. but
when men fum.ko their plae. forget
the mar of cotitliet. thu hum of bullolH.
the shouts of the victors, and tho wall
of tho wounded, to grapple with mr
eight-pound Bl.oat. tho scene becomes
ludicrous in the extreme. Wo look tho
trouble to le.irn that the pig got away.
At Ualociui tho iebeln had mounted
two inonetrous jut.Klo-loadiiig guns
captured in former times from the
Spanish. They attempted to llru one
of thcfe. with direful Jesuit Tho
Americans collected tho remain of 20
rebels killed by tho explosion of the
gun. The iimirgeiits had not tho cour
age to Ore tho remaining cannon, which
was loaded arid primed wnen wiwocuh
was captured. Tho natives had loadod
tho gun with a complete curiosity shop.
Tho cannon was 111 led with sciHorfi,
knives, coal, pieces of hriok, nails,
bolts, a tl.ei urometer, a honwnhoe, a
car link, a piece of rubber hone, and, to
crown it all, a largo quantity of hoop
iron hail boen driven irrto tho nuUJilo
so tightly that it was neceHary to 111)
it before the charge could he drawn. A
double- dose of powder was (omul, and
also a Quantity o( dvna uito. No won
der tho other cannon exploded.
THE ALUM BAKING POWDERS.
Nitinet of Siunn f th l'rliiclin. IImiiiIi
Hold In !! Vlclultjr.
Tho recent distUHsion in the papers
of the effect upon the human rytttom
of food made with alum baking powders
and the opinions that havo been pub
lished from noted scientists to tho
effect that such powders tender tho j
food unwholesome, havo oam-ed jiuuicj
ous inquiries (or tho names of tho vari
ous alum powders.
The following list of baking powders
containing alum is made up from the
reports of State Chemist Nicholnon, ol
Nebraska, tho City Chemist of St.
Louis, the Food Couirnifsiorr of Minne
sota, or other reliable authority:
ItMk tiiff I'otvdor Cuiitiilnliig Alum:
K. C Contains Alum
jRqtld Mfg. Co.. ChlcKO.
CALUMET Contains Alum
Calumet linking I'owder Co., ClileKi.
HOME Contains Alum
Heme Hakim; Powder Co., Am I'mhuIwo
WASHINGTON Contains Alum
l'aolflc Chemical Worln. Tat-oum.
CRESCENT Contains Alum
Crescent Mfif. Co., Cwttle.
WHITE LILY Contains Alum
I. IVrrcrn A Co.,Thowii.
BEE-HIVE Contains Alum
Wmtlilngton Mfg. Co., San FmniMifuo.
DON HON Contains Alum
(rant Chemical Co., ('Iilmgo.
DEFIANCE Contains Alum
rorduii'I Coflce A Hilc Co., I'urtlRlid.
PORTLAND Contains Alum
Jleno.t Ilalll, Portland.
In addition to those, it is learned
that many grocors aro soiling what
thoy call their own private or special
brands. These powders aro put up for
the grocer and his uamo put upon the
labels by manufacturers of alum pow
ders in St. Louis, Chicago, Kansas
City, Tacorna, San Francisco and oho
where. Tho manufacturers, it is said,
find tlioir efforts to mmket their immlii
in th in way greatly aided by tho ambi
tion of tho grocoi to sell a powder with
his own namo upon tho label, especial
ly when tho grocer can mako an ab
normal profit upon it. Many grocers,
doubtless, do not know that tho pow
ders that thoy aro thus pushing aro
alum powders which would be actually
contraband In many sections if sold
It Is quite impossible to givo tho
names of all tho alum baking powders
in tho markot. Thoy aro constantly
appearing in all sorts of diHgulsea, un
der all kinds of cognomens, and at all
kinda of prices, oven as low as five and
ton cents a pound. Thoy can bo avoid
ed, howovor, by tho housekeeper who
will boar in mind that all baking pow
dora sold at twcnty.flvo cents or less
por pound are liable to contain uliiin, aa
pure cream of tartar baking powdorH
cannot bo produced at anything liko
Hud Kiioiith Now.
Hu8banl-Don't bother mo, my
w't, 1 ,n,Htu1yi"K political economy.
ifo AVoll, you needn't work so
n t uoodnoss knows, you're
, sufl ciontly strong on tho economy pait
of it now Lo Petit Journul.
Throo Oroc'on Bovs ii,..,
rnsunurs i)y 1 1 i pinos.
IAVE SENT MESSAGE TQ
I'riviiira stnvny, i.iit?rriii ,.
('mi null V M . Wl... II....
San Fruiiolneti, Aug, a The,.
rejoicing in inu uretio,, ;
murium; wnen v.apiain l'.,
Villi, linn.. -., 1'iniun i, I'JIIIll'llm.n ,
A I .IHUli.,1 .. . . " V
(leneral Otis Haying t,t tlll , , 06
l. i .... 1 ""In
" ' xiriiiiri .ia,
uili Mill nl I vi) ainl Mi'il hi ih p, ,
plnen, though prUonem of n,t,
el,,,... An. II 'JH il .
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given up i.m dead. ii,ut ,ai(
In ilui nun nlno. llmv ii . 1
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conuolliir territory aiij.i, i t ln mJ(1,
UlTIII IIIW V.UIIIIUI1J llllllp. A)!
heavily nrinoil, and ,,
lir ui'iiM" mum. 111,11 v,tn t
heard of tho trio until .-.,. iaT
(ieneral Otl learned
""Ifc lliP? h,l
1 I I... .1... I.. ..
iieuu npiiMiu iiv mi' i i u-lit. ;
taken tl.uui as prinomia. su,
Company M Is jubilant tonhi i-i
1....1.. r..,.i. in i .. . '
the men long uiutiinnl u .-.il w,u ,
I.. !.. I..' u,Ui I,-.... .1 1
fiieiidlv hIiomw of Uri'umi. All
I M . "
iiii'iiiuvm i uuiii'iui .'i, ami nici.ri
day was Spent bv their arniomra.
rimi'n ill niuiuiii inu iiiiii,i u,i i
, - .... ,
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I lie remains ol rr.vmn .Jaiin-n r .
. ii ..i i-.. .
11111, Mll ......I n,'ll I Jluf If
nlgut, woro mined with unlit.ur b-
am tliis afternoon at the Vtttut
.i i-.i.. s.ii . . .
rites at tho hero's tiava. A iim.
ii' ii a rm'nlviMl trom ttm I, mil or nl . .
tleceaxou, in rrinco i.i-oiga nut
Ciuiada, nsking that th" in '; to i
terrod in the military (-iinitry
Tho Oreoii camp Imiki lucrtf'
and everything beliiiigmi; t t: . k,.t
Mriiiiiuiit liua tiMMri rMiinivril r r, i ,
in the tontrf.
Tho boys o( tlw Seron l r-gim". v
vitixl the NebrHska men to lon n a ' ,
A I . - ( I ..... . .
IfUllll 1IHIIIV. UIlll IWfl IKXirR 1,1 O..I
cheer and fellowship were ieit:,r.
..II T 1 ..I....u !.,... .1...
111!,. Al.U Wl.'L'.,.l..n ....... ..,1 ' t,.ril
fharo In WclcKiinlng the returner
IllliVVIV, Hlll IllV.h IHUUI 111 ti uvy h ,Uf
w ii rin Siiniiiir ricMi.
Manila, Aug. 3. bunda'i fi.t tl
Calamlm was a warm one. Tl-e t; cr
gents were urr willing to atiitri'I.ii t'
placo, which Is tho key to Hie Uu
road. Ueneral Hall, hearing that Or"
era! Ma I bur whh preparing totnakk.i
attack, sent Major Wei-enlierscr tin
tluoo companie of the Tinty fiit in
fantry, tluuo troops of cavaliy ar lit.
of Hamilton's guns, to nttm k the iri t
gents. This detnchinent fmir.J a '
of 1,000 rebels behind hantrlv nu
trenchmitiits. Tho jeU-ls hell t.nr
lire until iiieooniingeni oi in i-
first was within 30 vanls, when t
flre.1 a volley. Thu AmericanKii 'P'i
in tho high grass out of sight atiiie
turned the fire.
Lieutenant Love, who was ,innl
ereot along tho front of tlm men,
shot in the arm. An iiiHing.'ut "ffi 4'
fqtially biuve, trml at the top of
trenchos directing the Urn of ti einiit'
gents until ho was killed, wiieu M
During tho fighting on ilowxlhvt
of tho town, a hiiii.II body of n'.'i'''1
attempted to ontor on the kkUhh,',
but a troop of oavalry repulsed" tl
The total American Iohh at i'i!.un
was seven killed and 20 wmi.'.1'
Sixteen doad insurgents h iv
found. Tho Aniortcan garnsun at Vti'
rong is going to Cnlamua.
A body of insurgents haa vifitf I "J
tnv, whoro they killed native) tM
weio friornlly to tho Anioricuas.
I'lllpliina Attnuk Ciilniiiha.
Manila, Aug. 2 Aftor conccntrat-
In., .twit. r,au f,,r III' 1 1 .IflVfl. tllOf'1'
ll(, ,111 II 1 .J I VI II J I ...I ........
pinos yesterday morning attackctl U
lamba, thn town on Laguna ile j"1
captured by Geneial Hall WcdensJaJj
Tho ongaKoinorit lasted an hout.ai"'
tho Fillpions woro driven off. carrjW
away their dead and wounded.
Ainorican forces lost two men kiliw
and six wounded,
Two KUctroriitloni In HI"C s1"'
Now York, Aug. 2. Louis I'i.llejD
and Michael McDonald woro m '
death by electri ity in Sin SlflBI'"""
toduv. Pulloison waa taken to "
olectrio chair at 8:31 and n 110"l.(,
1,720 voltH was turned on at 8:
ter DB seconds ho was doclarod to
doad by tho attending physician. -1C
Donald waa put to death ot 8:.
uurro.it of 1,710 volta being turm"
at that time, and contiuuluB or ?
seoonds. Mconald's body relstuii
olectrio ourront moro tlian any 0l"..
mm. put to death in Bluff flviUn
took 10 seconds longor to kill him w
it did Pullorson.
Amir Hoapltal "'r,",MBrl.,,,,rV Al-
Washingtpnl Aug. 2.-&oor ry A"
gor haa dl.eoted that tho Josirtl' W' ,
Hon lioHpital at Fort Monroe he uu
over to tho n.arlno liosnitul
it ia wanted. Tho hospital contain!