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BOHEMIA NUGGET I
ruMlsIirtl Krerr I'rldny.
COTTAGE GROVE OREGON
1 OF HE WEEK
Coniprclicmlvo ltovpr of tlio Import
ant llniipcnlnc" nf tlio rt Wrck
Cullril Krtnn tlir TcIecrnpH Columns.
Cleveland strikers blew up nnothot
car with nitro-glycerin. Nobody was
An English torpedo boat killed thrs
helmsman of n French fisherman who
had como within the thiee-milo limit.
In the translation of words in tho
secret dossier the French court was of
ten puzzled. Dreyfus helped them out.
The San Dominican rebels are moot
ing with success and the government ii
helpless. Tho rebel forces increase
The insurgents wrecked tho stenmei
Saturnus flying the American flag.
They secured $100,000 in specie and a
cargo of General merchandise.
A barkeeper at Wallace. Idaho,
knocked a woman down in a dancehall.
He was shot and killed by a eoldiei
who witnessed the man's brutality.
England will send more t loops to tlx
Transvaal, and will not wait 25 yearr
for jedress. Secretary Chamberlain
says the present state of affairs cannot
A letter received in 'Frisco frort
Alaska asserts that the crew of tin
Jessie were murdered and robbed bv
Indians while they slept, and not
diowned as at first reported.
Two Cuban editors are on their way
to Washington to complain of the
wrongs they suffered by being confined
in a Cuban prison and later required
to break stones on the streets of Havana.
Japan has had an enormous inrceaso
In couunoicu in live years.
Ex-Secrotnry A'gor subscribed $100
to aid the Porto Kloo suffoiors.
Tho new Culuinliia beat tho Defender
n milo in a race fur tho Astor cup.
It is estimated that 100,000 tons of
food will bo needed weokly for relief of
Frank IJeims, who had much to do
with tho dovelopmont ot baseball, is
dead at Chicago.
Tho forty-fifth annual session of tho
International Tytmgrnphical Union is
in session at Detroit.
Emperor William romomborcd his
former eoldiors in Chicago by present
ing them with n bannor.
Sir Chalrcs Tupper says wo must ar
Labor! Shot Down Whilo
on His Way to Court.
THE WOUND PROBAOLY FATAL
r.r., M..n ltu.lieit Out nf n Narrow Mum
.....I !?lr...l lit Hint I'rinn n Itrvolvur
millet Kiiter.d Stomach.
ISonnos, Aug 15-Two men am
bushed Maitro Labor!, counsel for
Dreyfus, and one shot was Hied. M.
Labori fell in the roadway. Ho is still
Mnllrn T.nlinil loft 11 IOI180 ItlOllO
hitrato the boundary dispute or Canada for tho court at about 0 oclook thiH
morning. His residence is situated In
tho suburbs of tho town, about a quar
tor of an hour's walk from tho Lyceo,
tho routo being along a Military road
besido tho river Vilaine. Hu had
reached a point half way on his journey
when two men, who had evidently
been lying in wait for him, ruslusd out
of n narrow lano and one of them fired
a single shot from a revolver. Tho as
sassins wore only a co'iplo of yards be
hind their victim. Tho bullet struck
Labori in tho hack. The wounded man
nttercd an agonized oiy and fell Hat on
his face. Tho assassins immediately
flod through tho lane from which they
had emerged and both escaped.
At 7:30 o'clock it was announce-
, that tho bullet had entered the ftuiti
j ach; that thero was no outward bleed
ling and that the physicians believe that
M. Labori will die fiom tliu wound.
At Canton, O., Mrs. Edward Eckirv
ger killed her husband and daughter
with a shotgun, and then put another
charge through her own heart. Do
mestic troubles ate supposed to have
been the cause of the tragedy.
In spite of denials on the subject, it
is said Piesident Roca, of Argentine
republic, who is now in Rio Janeiro as
a guest of Brazil, is desirous of nego
tiating an alliance netween Argentina,
Brazil and Chile against the United
A captain of a sailing vessel just
from the Philippines has arrived in
Victoria. Tho captain severely criti
cises the management of the campaign
and says "Otis is a silly old man with
out knowledge of the neceesities or the
responsibilities of his position, without
ability to improve it, and the Hist ac
tion of this government should be hia
A movement is on foot to form on
opposing whisky trust.
Quiet has been restored in Ceveland,
but the strike is still on.
Thirty thousand Finns will form a
colony in Newfoundland.
Former Governor W. Y. Atkinson,
of Georgia, died at Newman.
a woman 01 nonio mrtn died in a
hovel in Chicago. Up to the last she
refused all favors.
Cavalry horses for Manila will be
taken via tho Aleutian islands and
Japan to allow rest.
Encouraged by the movemont in oth
er cities tho messenger boys of Buffalo,
N. Y., are on a strike.
A tank car loaded with naptha ex
ploded in a tunnel near Somerset, Ky.,
wrecking a train of 20 cars.
A Washington special saya Bitishora
are getting a firm hold on Cuban trade
and American capital is slow.
Carlisle, Ky was visited by a half
million dollar fire, whioh destroyed
nearly the entire business portion.
A Chicago man has been taken with
a fit of laughing and is unable to check
it. He is unconscious, but continuos
J. O. Hildebrand, an advertising so
licitor in the employ of tho Portland
Oregonian, fell from a vorandaand met
with instant death.
Tho coroner's jury has found that
the cause of tho Bar Harbor catastro
phe was duo to insufficient construc
tion of the ferry slip.
Ambassador Choato says thero will
bo no war over tho Alaskan boundary
dispute. Negotiations are always slow
in such matters, but aro progressing.
Aguinaldo has appealed to tho pow
ers for recognition of "Filipino inde
pendenoo" in a document dated Tar
lao. July 37, and signed by Buoncanii-hio.
J.ho Santo Domingo rebels have
taken possession of Dajabon, driving
the garrison boforo them. Tho foreign
population and Haytian consul have
left the plaoe.
A broken flango on a whool caused a
wreck on tho Southern Paclflo near
Doa Palos, Cal. Engineer Ford and
Fireman Wood wero acaldod to death.
Two others weio seriously and a num
ber slightly injured.
must build a railway to Dawson.
President Schurman, of tho Philippine-commission,
will go to Champlain
to confer with President McKiuloy.
Tom Johnson, tho Buckoyo congress
man, and his brother, havo secured a
contract to build a railroad in England.
When tho Olympia arrived at Leg
horn from Naples. Admiral Dewey was
down with fever and unable to seo call
ers. Tho revolution is gaining in Santo
Domingo and the people ate in a wild
panic. The situation isconsidwed bad
for tho government foices.
Secretary Root has sent telegrams to
governors of states, asking for tho
names of two officers of each volun
teer regiment in tho Spanish war.
Tho navy department thas decided to
givo tho cruiser Olympia a rest and
Dewev'a gallant flagship will bo sent
to Boston navy-yard immediately upon
her arrival in American waters.
Panics aro said to bo threatening
Germany and France, and England is
being kept busy in avoiding tioublo
from financial stringency. Her trado
conditions continue good, however.
Another transconti nental line will
be built in Cnnnda to compoto with the
Canadian Pacific. Tho government
has voted ?G.000.000 in aid of tho pro
ject and it is expected that it will bo
completed within two years. .
Russia has agreed to arbitration of
the claims of American citizens whoso '
vessels were seized by Russia. These !
claims amount to $300,000 and Russia's
willingness to arbitrate tliem is the
best ovideuco of their validity.
Manila is soon to have an ice-making
The smeltermen's union in Colorado
has declared the strike off.
M. Labori, attorney for Droyfus, was
shot down v.iile going to "court at
Paul do Ronlede, a Froncli deputy,
wns arrested at Paris for conspiring to
overthrow the government.
When the new regiments now form
ing have been filled, it is said Secro-
taiy Root mav ask for mora volunteers
to relieve those who havo served in
The British commander, Percy St.
John, denies most emphatically having
criticised Major-General Otis, and de
nounces tho purported interviow as a
fake of the worst kind.
Colonel Burt's colored troops havo
participated in thoir first engagement
at the capture of San Mateo. They bo
haved well, thoir leaders having difli
culty in holding thm back.
An Arizona recruit, whilo on a spreo
in Denver, shot and killed two police
men who had attempted to arrest him.
Ho escaped and a reward has been of
fered for bis capture dead or alive.
Captain A. II. Otis, of tho First
Washington volunteer infantry, has
oleared himself of the charge of looting.
His name was forged to a letter, and
efforts are being mado to find the
A Seattle dispatch saya the recent
seizure of six Canadian fishing boats
near Point Roberta by tho Unitod
States customa officials will probably
be settled in a day or so by tho release
of the boats.
SAW OUR DEFENSES.
lirltltli OQlcer Iiii-eU Ciiliimbln ISIvot
Fort Slovens, Or., Aug. 15. The
officer in charge nt this post received
on August 2 a dispatch from tho secro
taiy of war ordering liiiu to meet at
Astoria Colonel Lee, military attache
of the British government, convey him
to and show him through the foititica
itons nt tho month of the Columbia
In obedience to this order, the govern
ment transport George II. Weudul was
promptly dispatched to Astoria, ami
returning, lcndec Colonel Leo and his
escort at Fort Stevens early on the day
mentioned. Later, accompanied by
(ho officers of tiiis post, Colonol Leo
went through the fortifications recently
completed, both on tho Oregon and
Washington shores, tho latter at Scar
borough head, now officially known as
Fort Columbia; and tiio former const!
I tilting tho new defenses soverul linn
dred yards west of old Fort Stevens.
With his visit to these fortifications,
Colonel Leo comploted tho inspection
ot all of tho principal coast defense!
of the United States, oxcopt those at
tiio Presidio, where he wont direct from
here, and which ho has doubtless in
.pected before this time. Ho paid a
Very high compliment to tho work
hero, both as to tho engineering and
constructive skill displayed, and was
no doubt dul v improssed with the power
of tho fornmlublo disappearing guns
mounted behind and within tho solid
walls of masonry to cr.imand tho en
tranco of tho Columbia river.
Whether ho will mnko any uso of
the information thus specifically gained.
for tho benefit of his country, depends
upon tho always possible event of war
It is certain that ho is supplied witli
sufficient data to make such informa
tion of great valuo in such a contingency.
SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY.
I lfiOH there were 6.1 Saturday!!, n
fact of interest to thuio having to pay
A el"t machine concern in Youngs
town, O., nays Hinl Its biuflU tint year
on 200 iniirhliieN was $16,000.
Wlillu tho turkey' itntur.il lift) Is
oulv 10 yeais, the tfoose mjiiio limes
lives to 60 years.
Tho chances at birth that a Imhy will
eventually marry uio nluo in 20, or
nilhot m than ouo-half. Hits tomiM
niavitoin nnrpiir.iiiir.lmt It Ih largely
accounted for by the great mortality of
puiMitm under marriageable ago, ospu.
daily of Infants up to tho.ago of 6.
Dentists 1" Oininny i"lK fl"
teeth made of pwr. instead of porco
lain or mineral composition. Thono
paper teeth are said to bo veiy aatlsfao
toiy, as they do not break or chip, an
not Bunnltivo to heat or cold or to the
action of the moisture of the mouth,
and are very cheap.
A Runeliin olllet-r has been making
oxperiiiiciitii. with very iiicceriaiui re
sults, in tho ueo of falcon instead ol
pigeons us carriers. It seems that they
can fly very much faster. A pigeon
covers 10 or 19 leagues in an hour,
whereas a falcon can do 16. It can
also carry with ease a falily heavy
A Gorman doctor who has been col
lecting information about tho hulilti
of long-lived persons, finds that ho ma
jority of theno who attained old age
indulged in late hum a. hlght out ol
10 iiorforia over 80 never went to bed
till well into tho small hours, and did
not get up again till lute in tho day.
In 183S vcshoIh to the number of
,021, with a tonnage of C.206.56U
tons, passed through the Chicago river.
In 1688 tho number was 10,168, and
tho tonnage 3,U00,U21. Vensols ueing
tho Calumet harbor in 18b8 numbered
412, with a tonnage of 318,000 tons;
n 181)8 there wero 16,052 veaol with
i tonnage of 2,206,370 tons.
APPEAL 10 I fii
Soorotary Root $0oks
uio btorm V f 0tl
PORTO RICANS MUST
awiui calamity, nn I
cared for dining it ,.,
I'nitart Our I'oihI.
The doctors inform us that alum Is n
poison, and that alum baking powder , building, foot of Whitehall itrtel, J
Nvy it,m,tr , ,.
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w"m " !... ri
Washington, Aug i(1
arv ol win thin ,.t H
Mil leu lor aid f.,r ""Mil
III Porto HI,.,,: "fl
Hie: I encioi. i.,... ,
two telouriinhie .I,., . ' ' 1
.von.ng horn the
I'orto Klen. iv ui ... . "'it
w ,r . . ,
tho duvimtali.ui vr..-.i,, , "1
hllrrlimnii In tlm. . . ' ",8't
than wiin at tlm i,c.,i "1
dent that a gieat i.n,i, ,' ""1
rendered uit.-rl v (in.,,.,.'.1!
. .11 .1 -'uib t,
...mi tiiey mi. i,u tl10fl,Wo J
produce food for thuriuclTe. v "1
Jim (uantiten of ..,,,,), c b' i
indented by the governor.,.,,,,. . i
111 Ilfllllt4i.l ' &l
tsu j WW it i j
t irtli . ...
mo n.agnm,. ,. f tli work tj
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w uu unburn in ii, u lnriCI-))(ji,,J
the country by a m.,re gcntul,J
Miu a i iwg you id ,,k die rw.i.l
rour statu to comnl eto Rtnuoa,.!
thu rollel of tho pei. lo of Porta L i
Swift utoiiiuorn have (,. jot Jj
leavo the K)rl of New y0,)j
tho supplies directly to porto j,
rapnny an may can i o collects.
iuppiio oi tne cimra. ter Indian:
ill lllOlier. ill order tlmt o,. .,,.'!
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. -. I . . . . l . . m "1
sail uu purciinaeu. i i.o tupiilitjii 1
i . . , ..... .
uu hciii io uuioiim r ii Jorp, i,l
WILL BE FAILURES.
In Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Iowa
and Wisconsin, a great deal of damage
was done by a storm. In sorao places
thero was loss of life, due to lightning,
and tho loss in crons nnd dHstrnun.i
nuiiuings roaches a heavy figure
ano Americans havo takon San
Mateo, 10 miles north of AInnila. Their
loss was three killed and 18 wounded.
Including a lieutenant of thn Twenty
first infantry. Twonty-threo of the
enemy aro known to havo boon killed.
Government commissioners havo of
octed an agreement with the Crow In
dians, whioh will become a treaty
when rutifiod by congress. About
1,000,000 acres of land will bo pur
chased on tho northorn end of tho Crow
reservation from Fort Custer to Yol
lowstono river and thrown open to set
tlement. Tho transport Continental has nr
rivod in San Francisco from Manila.
Sho narrowly missed a couple of ty
phoons, and was ashoro on a coral roof
where tho entire orow barely escaped
capture at tho hands of tho Filipinos.
Ono of tho Bailors was killed by a part
ing hawser, and ono of the quartormas
tora was stabbod by a colorod cook,
Hurricane Will Hnrlimnly A (Tret Ilual.
nrn nn tlm IdIhdiI.
Ponce, Porto Rico, Aug. 15. Al
though tho disastors which follwed the
hurricano havo not been over-estimated,
the peoplo nre peaceul mid endeavor
ing to make tho best of the situation.
Dead bodies aro buried whero they aro
iounu. ioou supplies aro being dis
triuutod anu ropairs to bridgis and
roads are being pushed forward undor
military supervision witii payments to
workmen dally. Jt is gathoied fion
interviews with merchant and plant
ers, somo of whom owo European
iiuiioen, uiav more win ue numerous
aiiu muaiuur Australia, witn cargc,
was wrecked during tho hurricano on
tho southeast coast and tho Vasco ou
uio north coast.
should be avoided became they make
the food unwholesome. Prominent
hygienUts, who have given the matter
most itudy, reganl those powders as
an evil that tdiuuld be 8uppreiixl by
stato action. In Minnesota and Wis
consin alum powders are not Hriuitted
to be sold mile they are branded to
warn cormiuu'rn of their true character,
while in tho District of Columbia the
authorities have under thu direction of
congress, adopted regulations to pio
bibit tho use of alum in broad alto
gether. Aro not tho peoplo of other stato, as
well as those of Minnetota nr I Vin
conein, entitled to warning of a danger
which is apparently menaclni; them at
closo hand, and is not the whole coun
try entitled to absolute protection, as
the peoplo of the District of Columbia
aro protected, by legislation which is
Until wo can havo protection in tho
form of a statute, how can our statu
boaids of health, stato analysts or food
commissions better servo thu miblin
than by publishing in tho nuwitmm.ru
fiom time to timo the names of the
baking powders which they find to bo
made from alum?
Meantime, it will aid the housowlf,.
In designating tho alum powders to rn.
member that ail powders sold at twen
ty-live cents or lens rjer iwund nr.. nf
this dangerous class. Pure cream of
tartar powders aro usuallv ,.
from forty-five to lift v cento n tiintil
ATLIN MINERS' CLAIMS.
uaiiiiiiinn r.xcnuinn Act Win Cnuied
neiii n i. me 10,000,000,
lorKi n. A special to
mo iriuuno iroin Washington says:
u.,u.ua uiiiniiioii uowis, ol Beattlo, vifl.
ited tho stato department today to lay
boforo it the complaints of somo Araer-
iwiii minora in uritish Columbia for
wnuiii no i9 counsel, xiioy claim that
u.ujr lucaieu a liumuor or claims and
developed them undor the British Co
lumbia law and that afterward n law
waa passod oxcluding them from tho
Dominion. Canadians camo in and
took their mines.
Tho Amoricaiia estimato thoir loss at
about $ 10,000,000. Thero will ho other
Olalina for damauos. innkino i. .i
about $26,000,000. Mr. Lewis wan
the claims arbitrated with othor pond
Ing matters boforo tho joint high com-misaiou.
niiurkua mill riTlnc Klili.
Throe men of tho Fifth aiiurkaa
wero trained by exnorlencod KuU
guides ono with Lieutenant Uniei, i..
tho early '00m, and tiio others witli Sir
Martin Conway in 180J. Gnml.in,,..
pered, cheerful, keen and full nf f..,.
they became general favorites wherever
they went. They, on their part,
thoroughly appreciated tin. liin.i
with which they wero treated, and
their wonderful and i!lll,ifi
ences in Europo still afford an end
less topic of conversation. Tho littlo
Ilimalayans weio intensely Interested
n everything they saw, tho sen and
tno ships proving a eourco of delight.
Hying fish, however, they could not
at all understand. To mmi.
woildota of tho rod this mode of piscino
locomotion scorned moat Improper.
Ono of these fish having fallon on board
or tho ship, was immediately poimcod
upon by Knrbir and Amnr Sing. Bo-
ng asked what their friends in tho reg
lment would think when told that fish
cou d fly, the Gl.urkaa naively replied
hat they hadn't tho alightost inten
tion of mentioning tho fnnr a n.i.
vj-n.nuuo ,or veracity wero nt pros
or,t good, and. should iin , i.i.
comradea' credulity with thia travel
era talo, no ono would hellovo a word
they might sav for tlm ,.t i...t.
York city, in package ilsinlTrii
'Porto Ricnn Relief.' am) tie it . :
Xllinullol us to Ihe lime of (' ;
.loiiey should bo arni to t.'.e N':,J
ll Batik of .Nnrtli Auxn 3, New II
:ity, whicli has Lnn Ici.gr.jtt-. il
JetMMiitory for the m-'icI (nn!. M
iesiot(ully, I' LIIIL" IlOi.f,
"Miriclary of Wu
Acting Secretary of tlie.S'itrri
today wrote Secretary Koot tUtil
navy desired to co-operate tntie-jil
it could in rendeiirig aesutnnro 1 1
j itoim-Htilckeii pedjile of I'orto Li
and tendering a warship, toUtiiJ
' at the IIhK)uiI of tie ar Jfiar'sf.l
1 if it waa dciirod to convey of; nl
thu island. Thu offer doubtltti il
, lie nccepted, as uverv available tfll
! is being adopted to hurry ttlorj '.
i treat stock of supplies which liispj
Mr. Allen in in telegraphic cocii
ilcation with fovernl naval il:-tl
vith a view to having a aliln rci'ji
icon aa tho war department wacti it
GUARDING THE ROAD,
llnml f itrbrli Itiilltr.l brlb.''
cull I nrcr.
Manila, Aug. 10. A forco ol Cuj
States trooa from Quingaa, four ail J
northeast of Malolos, and from t'
aag, near Iiustus, nboat ilz tnv
aortheast of CJiiiuuiia. encounter!
oody of 600 insurgents about hall-wj
between llustus and Oulncu.i. lotl
engagement that eusuel, tiieFihjH
wero severely punished and icatK'fl
Tho Aiiuirii'ntiH lont ono kllletl.
Thn inHtirumit force is
havu been under tho command oi Cj
eriil Pin del Pilai. and to have tir-
viow thu tearing up of tlio rail"."!
linenvi. iiml (liciui. n limit three
rn,,,, tti.lii..,!.. A Im.tiilinn Ol til
Twenty-fiist infantry will ho tent'
those iiointH this afternoon to etrec, -
rn the railroad guard, and to
no tor thu countrv in the dlieciw
Nni7.iiirii.iii ntul nn tlm UllCtUl 10''
'Genoral Whoaton. with tho trooifl
msancO on J-1
jeles, about four miles to the to'M
w.'xt. wlioro In. loiiud 600 uf the eoes;
Ho silenced their firo and t!iouretur
REPORT FROM HOBsof1,
Not Hard to Fit.
Now Girl PI Pnan .i.tt.
I , - -ww luuujt W4JI1U
you'ro down town would yo ho eo kind
"8 to order mo a pair o' shoes?
Mra. Do Stylo I or t.i
NOW Girl Nnr I ....it........
If vQ i ' ",,,," "v mini
il ye got them nlmn .i. t
they'll do. ... yuura,
Mra. Do Stvlos f.n.tM..,.in. r.
you think you could we " "
. V u,'" Ull ys. mini), After ssed to
Work on the Smnlli Hhl" Bl"
nt lloiiu' IC ..nt-.
WnHhiugton, Aug. 10. Naval
in i i 11 IlnlKOU
siiuuiur iwuiiiiiuiiii x.
heard from by tho navy donartmenti i
day for tho flrat tlmo at nay W
liuuu ho waa assigned to duly In"'i
of tlio Spanish ships raised 'onI , i
uila harbor, nnd now rtiuloriroin .
palra at Hong Kong. His report is
usually interesting, tloalink' Kc
.1 .. i. ... ...,n1 nf a"1'
qilCHllOHH, HI1UII IIS lu n-"- ,.i
drydouk in tho Oriont, tho lne '
ahipping nt Manila, and tho prw
that Manila will succeed Hon
as tho emporium of tho East, tna " I
poriuin oi wiu . ui.
of Chinoso labor in all biaiic""-
uustry, otc. tai, bi(l
Ue uIbo aaya tho throo Spnl8!' U
which lira completed will bo wo .1
i tn i ii iiiiii
I L if II II IIUVI
tho govornniont nuoui, Tuv'-n ti,o
ho contomplntoa trying to rn w
iiiuiu aiiiuiiaii fvnww.M i.lllW
ton. of Manila bay. V,0Je
a 1. rilUII"
ltoar Aum 0J(
nnm l , .. " "r ... ... . r onn
j . . "ot ,loy shiiuks. N. Y ciner or tho uuroau
Weekly. f ',UK8 x' I an(1 ls (llltnii nt n0g Kong, July 1,1