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Published ETcrr I'rlilay.
COTTAE GROVE OREGON
1 OF I WEEK
Comprehensive Review of tlio Import
nut IlnnnsiilncB of tho 1'nnt Week
Cnlled Vruiu the Telecruph Column
Ban Franciscans nro arranging
big pro-Boer demonstration.
E. O. Hodges & Co., ono of Boston
largest banks, has closed its doors.
In tho engagement at Ladysmith Fri
dav. 10 British wero killed and 1C
England has dipcovored that her rail
itarv resources were overestimated by
Mat Chandler, the old-time pugilist
and former partner of John L. Sulli
van, is dead.
The queen hns given warning that
Uritish subjects must not help Boers oi
Plague of a severe typo is raging and
many deaths from that cause have- oc
curred in Now Caledonia.
Sydney Paget, William C. Whitney's
-Toeing partner, has left this country to
join the British rough riders.
A Paris dispatch says, that Franc
would be happy if the Delagoa bay in
cident caused an anglo-American quar
Alfred Borlini was arrested in Sar
1 Francisco wLilo on his wedding trip,
He is charged with being a bank de
faulter. Iowa larmers have formed a syndi
cate to grow rice in Texas. They have
eecured options on 14,000 acres of land
to cost $225,000.
The Boer army on Modder river ia
crowing greater each day. They are
building trenches within threo and on6
half miles of Methuen's picket lino.
The Northern Pacific wreck in Idaho
was a bad one. After 10 days the last
body had not been recovered. The
trainmen were to blame.
Governor Geer, of Oregon, does no
approve of Oregon citizens contributing
to a fund for Lawton's family. He
thinks the state should look after hei
own heroes' familes first.
The Countess of Canavarro thought
she was a convert to Buddhism. She
entered their convent and changed her
mind, and has applied to friends ir.
an Francisco for assistance.
Winston Spencer Churchill har
cabled to the London Post of his escape
from tho Boer prison. Ho made hit
way overland from Delagoa bay and
scaled walls while guards were not
looking. He journeyed for six days,
walking at night, with nothing to eat
Over 600 British prisoners captured
at Sternberg have reached Pretoria.
Buller has destroyed' tho Colensc
footbridge, and ma
tempt to advancj
7ik - - - - i J r -B .
. footbridge, and makaXno further at-: founds, , rrSSSJftad
A Dnlloi. lino rlncfwt.torl fn fl,.. I RnVlfffmfeVN: UOTn naA
vryir-rx-a'K Bffvn;'3MUb' n-t.x i iii ii "i mi nil 1 1 iimi it iin i nun ii n m m
Should am?Spanish waensWTOSRi
725,000. The Seventy-firsh New Yorki
asks for annual allowances Which ac-
Yaqui Indians plunder, kill and burn
villngos and the Mexicans do not seem
to make mnoh headway in whipping
the savages. An entire Mexican regi
ment eeoras to have disappeared.
The Fenians are organizing at Buffa
lo, N. Y., for an invasion of Canada.
They expect, it ia said, to raiso 125W00
men, and havo two carloads of arkris
and munitous of war in concealment.
Thoro 1b disaffeotion among the Free
fitator troops. They complain thai,
flrmrln'o. man nrn nvAraainr, nrA
tor fed .than thoy, Tho Transvualor'a
are suspicious and the situation fa bo
The president of the Now York
prison association, who has mado an
investigation of tho Cuban prisons tells
a horriblo tale of tho conditions thero.
Offenders of all classes sleop in filth
and vermin. No beds or clean clothing
Js provided. Money or influence ia
neoessary boforo thoy can secure their
The members of tho senate committee
on privileges and elections declare j
they will carry on tho investigation oi I
6enator Clark's case without regard to
Itho decision of tho Montana supreme
sonxt nndor which Wellcome was dis
barred from practice on charges of brib
flry in connection with tho senator'
A railroad boom has struck Hawaii.
Six inches of snow foil ut Macon,
Bechnaunliunl farmers aro helping
Boors fired plum pudding at Lady
Oragon woolgrowors oxpoct to got 20
cents for their 1000 crop.
Vigilance of Americans provontod a
projoctod uprising in Manila.
At Now York Kid McCoy knockod
out Potor Malior in flvo rounds.
Idaho produced $2,500,000 in gold
and $0,103,000 in silver last year.
Franco and England may havo
troublo over Newfoundland fisheries.
Tho United States may buy the
Danish West Indies for $4,000,000.
Ohio Irishmen offer sympathy,
money, arms and solidcrs to tho Boers.
Ono child rocoived fatal and sovornl
persons serious burns in u New York
Several thousand attended a very
brilliant Now Year's day reception at
the White House.
Nicholas, czar of Russia, has again
issued an appeal for peaco to the
powers of tho world.
Multnomah's football team defeated
Stanford university's eleven at Port
land; scoro, 11 to 0.
Hilliard F. Johnson, a water-front
reporter in San Francisco, was
drowned in a bathtub.
Government officials say the cruiser
Montgomery was sent to Liboria to
give the Black Republic assuranco oi
Moro miles of new railroad have
been built during 1890 than in any
previous year since 1890, when C670
miles ot lino were completed. Since
January 1, 1809, no less than 4,500
miles of track have been laid in the
United States on 312 lines in 44 states
Tho torpedo-boat destroyer Golds
borough, built by a Portland, Or.,
firm, on her second contractor's trial
covered eight miles in 15 minutes,
which is at tho rate ot 32 miles an
hour, against a 2-knot current
Steam was made without effort, and
not a bearing was heated. Tho run
was maae in tne uoiumhia river, near
Boutolle will probably never return
ue uoer trencnes at uoienso aro
Pingree's tax resolution waBdofeated
in the Michigan senate.
reopie aro tirea ot Colombian war
and ask for intervention.
British Columbia has sent a gold disv
piay to tne rans exposition. jf
If Delago bay is closed thgjBoors
will raid Pon
b failure in Phi ba
delphift is a cle
se of looting.
An i it porta
ess against Sena
on thirXugela has now
&omii8 strength of 28,-
its will bo opened in
to reach this country
y ueiagoa bay.
)allas. Or., has been
it eergeant-at-arms in
onnted a now
place of tho
captured by tho
Tho clerk of tho court of appeals has
refused to administer the oath of office
to inombers of tho state eleotion board
A Colorado Midland passonger and a
Santa Fo freight collided near Palmer
Lake, Colo. One fireman was killed
and two engineers wereihurt.
An English military 'export assorts
that the time has come for a chango in
il 1. 1 l tt. r Jtii - i i
uiu cuuiuew no mvurti opner a dicta
torship or an all-powerful military
Misa Florence Blytho - Hinokloj,
heiress to tho Blytho millions, was
quietly married in San Franoisco to A.
A. Moore, jr., deputy attorney-general
Americans have captured obothor in
surgent stronghold. Many repels were
killed, wounded and captured' and an
amount of ammunition and food taken.
Their supposed impregnable position
was north of San Mateo.
An Ottawa dispatch says that treason
is talked openly among the French Ca
nadians, and all of their members havo
retired from parliament. All tho lat
ent hostility to British rulo has been
aroused by Canada's action in sonding
troops to the Transvaal. , i
tor Clnff'CVnN AM M
i am -M .w'w mi
ORD ROSEBERY !
WHAT IS CONTRABAND OF WAR
roDKlliln ClimiEn of Volley Hlr Cluirle
lHlko AViirim ARnlimt n llimty Over
tiiriilne of Precedent.
London, Jan. 1. Loid Rosobory
writes as follows this morning to tho
"Thoro aro disquieting intimations
which appoar to point to our govern
ment having treated foodstuffs as con
traband of war. Ah this is a matter of
supreme importance, I venture to ad
dress this lino to yon in tho hope that
it may olicit an authoritativo Htatomout
on tho subjoct."
Tho Times, commenting editorially
upon Lord Rosoberry's letter, says:
"Too littlo ia known of tho seizures
for any valid inforouco safely to bo
drawn. An emorgonoy might arise
when certain foodstuffs would bo ro
garded as contraband whilo others)
would not, especially if tho lattor wore
intended for cuncombatante. Thcro
might, for iustanco, bo reasonable
grounds for treating caunod goods as
contraband and flour as legitimate."
After admitting that it "would bo
unadvisablo to creato a precedent which
might somo day bo invoked against
us," tho articlo coucludos as follows:
"Whilo wo fully share tho viow that
no serious chango of policy should oc
cur without cogont reasons and ample
consideration, we cannot but ask our
selves whether, in tho event of Groat
Britain being engaged in a war, the
action, either of tho enemy or even ol
neutral powers, in a matter upon
which such great divorgenco of opinion
still exists is likely to be governed by
any precedent wo or any ono else may
have set in the past, rather than by the
hnmediato interests of tho momf Jt."
A NEW YORK FIRE.
Two Seven-Story lIullillncR Woro
Htroj'eil t'lreinuii Injured.
Now York, Jan. 1. Tho two seven
story buildings at 425 to 435 East
Twenty-fourth street, occupied princi
pally by the wall-paper factory of Wil
liam Campbell & Co., were destroyed
by fire tonight. The loss is fully
$500,000. The plant of the New York
Hygienic Ico Company, which occu
pied tho basement of 425, and, that of
tho Manhattan Electric Light Com
panjr, on tho first and second floors of
the same building, were totally de
stroyed. A largo portion of the east
Tiide gets its lights from that company,
and was, on account of the fire, cast
into complete darkness. Tho Campbell
company employed 400 nanos, who
will be thrown out of work by the flro.
The properties of all threo firms aro de
stroyed beyond thw hope of saving a
dollar's worth. Tho losses aro purtly
covered by insurance
Threo hook-aud-ladder men, Androw
Degnan, Josoph Shaughnessy and Jos
eph Bessinger, were caught on tho sixth
floor ofjthe building, and escaped with
great uniicuity. ah were severely
burned. Shaughnessy and Bessimier
were sent to Bellevue hospital. The
other hook-and-ladder men were caught
on one of tho high window lodges, with
the flames roaring all around thorn and
the dense smoko making them ulmost
imperceptible from tho street. Exten
sion ladders were run and firemen
brought them down in an almost nn
conscious condition. One of the men,
Lee Potter, was very - severely burned,
and was sent to Bollevuo hospital.
TWO TRAINS WRECKED.
One Penon wiin Killed anil Fourteen
Denver, Colo., Jan. 1. Tho Chey
enne flyer on tho Union Pacific rail
road crashed into tho Boulder Valley
train, at Brighton, Colo., at 0 this
morning. Ono man was killed, Win
field Randelman, express messenger,
Denver, whoso body was burned to a
crisp. Fourteen persons were injured.
Tho Boulder Valley train loft Denver
a littlo late this morning, and as usual
stopped at Brighton, which is the junc
tion for tho Boulder Valley lino from
the main line to Cheyenne. The Chey
enne flyer also left Denver late, and
coming into Brighton in tho early
morning dusk, ran into the rear end of
XI.- T 1-1 A 1 i 1
mo uuumur iruiu, telescoping two or
inreo cars ana aoraiung tno passenger
Section gangs from Denver yards and
half a dozen, passengers occupied tho
Boulder train. Tho mail and baggage
car and tho smoker of tho flyer were
burned. Mrs. Young was in the chair
car with six children. Nono ' of tho
children were hurt, although sho re
ceived serious injury. Tho wounded
woro brought to Denver and takon to
tho hospitals. Conductor MoAllistor,
of the Boulder valley train was crazed
by the accident. IIo attempted to
jump into tho burning wreckago, and
had to bo forcibly restrained.
In his proclamation to tho burohern.
xjaaen-i-owoii maKes tno oxtraordi-!
nary statement that tho American gov-'
ernment has warnod othors of her in-'
tentions to side with England should
any of them interfere. (
SOUTH OF MANILA.
() pirn I lie of
In Southern ,
Manila, Jan. U. Tho first movoniont
of tho general southern advance oc
curred this morning, when two battal
ions of tho Fourth infantry landed ami
occupied Cabuyao, on tho south side
of Luguim do Bay. Two Americans
woro killed and two wounded. Twenty-four
of tho enemy woro found dead
iii ono house. Ono hundred and (lfty
prisoners and four Bix-pounder rapid
lire guns were captured.
Tho gunlxiiit Laguna do Bay bom
barded tho town beforo tho disembark
ation of tho troops from tho cuhcooh,
, which was made under tho onomy'd
I Bhrapuol llro. Tho onoiny ovacuatod
tho place beforo tho charging Anierl-
cans, retreating to pawn jiobu, io
which town thoy were puinucd.
Heavy fighting occurred along the
road to Santa Rosa, which was occu
pied by tho insurgents, retreating south
toward Silun. Tho Americans burned
tho country around Cabuyao.
Tho gunboat returned to Calamba,
for roinforcenients, und theneo came
to Manila to get ammunition. She
recently captured two of tho enoinyV
steam launches, ono uuder tho llro oi
artillory, at Calamba, and also four
cascocs loaded with rico. Other regi
ments aro mobilizing tonight at San
Podro Macati and Pasig, preparatory to
continuing tho southom advance.
Yestorday's capturo of bombs in
volved tho seizure of documents incul
pating 1,000 Filipinos who intended to
ripe against tho Americans. Papers
were also fonnd showing a distribution
of tho city into districts, and a careful
assignment of leaders and followers.
Tho precautions taken by tho Ameri
cans Saturday, it is now evident, alone
prevoutcd an uprsing.
Tho provost marshal has requested
that two moro regiments bo dotainod
for the protection of Manila. Three
thousand troops aro now actually in
Agninaldo's wifo, sistors and 18
Filipinos have surrendered to Major
March's battalion of the Third infantry
at Bontoo. Threo Filipino officers alw
surrendered to Major March, and the
Filipinos gave np two Spanish and two
A GREATZINC TRUST.
Combination to Control the Output ol
Chicago, Jan. 3. Information has
reachod Chicago of a proposed combi
nation to control tho zinc output of the
United States. Work on the scheme
has been begun, and the initial steps
havo been taken in Kansas City. Ac
cording to one of the best-known zinc
operators, who was in Chicago yester
day, tho plan inol tides not only tho
control of tho mines, but of the smelt
ing plants as well. Within a short
time representatives of tho combination
will get a prico on all producing zinc
mines in the Joplin, Mo., district, and
securo options on them. It has lieen
estimated by tho promotors that it will
tako in tho neighborhood of $100,000,
000 to swing tho undertaking success
fully, and this amounnt of money, with
as much moro as may bo necessary, is
said to bo ready to go into tho
SCHOONERS IN COLLISION.
riioiphnte Currier (Jon Down, hut
(.'row Ih Huveit.
Chicago, Jan. 3. A special to tho
Tribune from Norfolk, Va., says: Tho
schooners Fannie Brown and Margarot
Ropor collided off Ilatteras, i.7id tho
Fannie Brown sank. Tho 10 men of
tho crew wero saved by tho crow of tho
Tho collision occurrod on tho night
of December 20, during a high wind.
The big schooners crashed together bo
foro tho lookouts saw tho danger. Tho
Brown, being loaded with rock and
phosphato, filled rapidly, and its crow
of 10 had barely time to take to tho
boats, tho schooner sinkly shortly after
they put off. Tho Ropor, disabled,
stood by, and aftor a hard stingglo got
tho Brown's crow safely aboard.
An Intereitlng Humor.
London, Jan. 1. A dispatch from
Lorenzo Marquoz, dated December 23,
eays a curious story is current, emanat
ing from Boor souroes that Matt. Stoyu,
brother of tho president of tho Orango
Free State, and 800 Froo Stators havo
definitely refused to continuo tho war.
Matt. Steyn, acting as spokesman of
tho party, is roportod to have told tho
prosident that ho was only uuthorizod
to intoveno in tho interest of peaco,
and that tho burghers did not fool that
they woro bound by his "unwarrantable
conduct," especially as they ran tho
risk of confiscation of their property,
and thoy simply desried to be permitted
to farm in peaco and proposod to imme
diately roturn to their farms.
Train Without un Buglneer.
Cedar Rapids, la., Jan. 8. -Tho
overland liinited on tho Northwestern
railwuy ran 50 miles last night with
out an engineer. No one on tho truin
was consoious of tho danger until tho
fireman brought tho train to a stand
still ut Bertram. Near Mechanics villo,
Engineer F. J. Fisko, in some unknown
manner, fell from tho cab, and tho
flroman did not notico his absonco until
the train had whirled over 50 miles.
Fisko was pickod up unconscious a few
hours later, and died in a hospital horo
NGLISH OCCUPY COLESB
Boors Wore Driven Back
SUCCESSFUL FLANK MOVEMEf
inn iiiiinn worn ntirnriJiml, Mini,
mi; iniiir iimrriii iirmttnniMl, ',
In Dliorilur Artillory llitul.
Uolnsborg, Lapo I olony, Jan. :)l
General French lias completely ilffcuj
tno isoeis anil occupied i iiii,nj
llio general continued to keep
ltoers on tno move and prof-l
closely Saturday and Sunday, imvI
them no time to make a j h.ti
..A 1 1 ...I .1 l- 1 1
Hluiiii, mill wiiuii liny uniKd ll" f
within striking distance of the cm-id
Last night all the cavalry, nvt.HI
i i..e . . . - .l.ii . i
linn Dummy, inu iniiur niuiitf in wp
ens to increase tho general i ' 1 1 ifi
startod upon a night march with
object of turning tho Boer's rijr'it
flank operations wero successful
infantry and Held batteries ilium iliutj
mane a leint aiiucic on mo liner mifl
ami whilo this was proceeding tin cj
airy and light artillery got rnu.pj(tg
around tho enemy's right Hank, i
Tho programmo worked without
hitch. Tho Boers wero utter' y
prised, and, finding their retreat Hire
ened, fled in disorder to the i'iikmuu
leaving Colesburg in General 1 ruiun
Artillery Duel for Two Hour.
London, Jan. I). The Daily Mmll
tho following dispatch, dated Jumna
1, from Roinsberg:
"Yosterdiiy aftvrnoon a big force!
cavalry and infantry, witli In gnn
under tho peonal command of lo-ncr
I'Tonon, moving uy a notour, ocfupil
somo bills threo in iler. from Cr lenliurB
where tho Boors wero in strength, cow
fldeiit in tho natural aid afforded tl
by tho hills around.
"Tho enemy's jxiHltlon extended
miles around tho entire village.
daybreak our artillery opened the bit
tie. Tho Boers were taken by snrprifj
but ronlied vigorously. An ariilltT
duel was maintainned for two huurn
Then a Boor Hotchkiss collapsed and
was i bandoned. Wo captured it. S
Boer big gun was silenced, but this
and tho other Boer guns were with
"rawn to tno northward, whither w
are liarassinz the Boer retreat by
damaging sholl flro.
"Colosburg is in our hands, and th
few remaining loyalists aro jubilant
Wo havo captured many wagons and
considerable quantity of stores.
"Our losi was quite slight, but the
Boers must havo suffered heavily!
lhoy may stop at Achertang or cro-iM
tho river altogether at NorvalepoiiSI
where tho bridge is still intact. '
Idling of Cnpe Dutrh.
Capo lown, Jan. :i. Ugly minor.
aro iii circulation of a Dutch rising?
with the object of seizing Capo Towf
and the docks and capturing tho gover
nor of Capo Colony Sir Alfi'ed Milner
Tho center of tho movement is snin to
bo Paari, a village abont 110 miles froif
Cano Town, where a meotiiiK of the
Afrikandcrbund was hold vestcrdnyj
A similar meetinu was hold at Iiiclij
inoud Decomber 28; and it is rcportej
that tho members of tho bund in these
two towns aro acting in concert.
Tho inombers of tho bund at Willing
ton and tho Dutch in Clan Williaifl
district aro said to bo armed witlj
Mausers, and to bo anxious to usotheifl
in behalf of the Boors.
Although tho storios of a rising are
disciodited, tho polico and military ara
taking amplo precautious.
I'hlllpplno Hemp Trmle.
Washington. Jan. 8. Assistant Pec
rotray of War Meiklojohn, in a lettei
to llnnrnsntihit.lvn Lorn?. of.KlinsaS, res
Kardlnir tho openinir of tho hemp port!
in tho Phlippino islands, says:
"Tho estimated exports of hcmpl
from tho Philippiuo islands lor on
voiir of American nomination will np
nroximato 100.000 tons, of whic!
amount 20.000 tons should to credit
to tho United States. This places th
estimated oxnorts to tho United State?
for tho year of American occupation!
at about 17,000 tons loss than the exj
jiorts of 1807. This is occouutoa iuii
by tho fact that thoro havo been oponeO!
for shipmont only threo pons oi "
" Kvnrv nfTnrr. linn bnnn mftdo by til
. . . . .. ..... ...in iJ
war dopartmont in tno past ami
mado in tho future to comply wn
niiosrn tn nnnn nil tho BO-callod llOinp
Tvirfo nf fl.n laln.trlu "
Aiulvlann nun HloloBlon.
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onlv it viMir ntro. waH totally destroyeuj
bv flro this mornintr. und two people
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