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V. 1 t- 1 Ml
mSS MORE THAN 16,000,000
I liu HuC
lawn, Out., April 28, Flvo squars
f torrltory burned; ovor 2,601)
BuTukh. factories, in 1 1 1 h. Moron and
leMUuiinings iiumruyiiu, uiiuiiuiig u
MUiiiiitud to roach $20,000,000,
Btweon 12,000 mid 15,00(1 iniin,
VOIlicn an" ennui-en iioiiiuiukh, ih ii
mmnji up "f tho Imvoo wrought by
riofiUlDio nro ni uiiawa ana
fijw which has boon raging at Hull now a rneo litwoou tlio federals and
iffiOttawa since 1 1 o'clock yestor- tlio forces of tieiiornl French mid (leu
fjjfpriiiiig, nixl at midnight wiih not oral llaiiilltou.
nlotolv under control.
i of tin' lumber plhm In Ottawa
Hull biiMt disappeared, and aru
Joro beiipH of cbarri'd wood and
Half a dozen oliurulitiH and
a niiinlier of in il Ik. tbo Hull
Kvorkn. tbo Hull coiirtboiiHii and
TjO iiiNtoili ii, tbo convent iilmoHt
business plai'ii anil iilmut 1,UI)0
fogs and shops In Hull bavo been
trojibd lniloi'd, practically until-
Hull Ih loft but u ciiurch and u
IliQtmcn hmond It
ipotwhoro tbo firo originated Ih
qtiiirtorolu mile Iroin tlio main
St Hull, and iih a giilo wiih blow
Di the iiortbweHt right in tbo ill- .
'of tbo lumber piles and mills
tbo Hull and Ottawa shores of
awn river and CbiiudiorH fn 1 Ih, it
ill seen that tbo llro wiih almoNt
to be a largo one. llyll:.'IO
had gotten ii good bold on Mailt
and tbu entire Htreot, with
(Hioiisfof cniHH streets, wiih burning.
cnlly there Ih not u house left in 1
tlilH tiino tbo flroiimdoa jump
MOflrly half a mile, and ignited
woodyiird, near tbu match fau
lt wiih coon in Haines, and tbo
nil-hour galo which wiih blow
jlnSo a high column of llamo neniHi
nfiassiBtri'et, and set llro to tbu Kddy 1
iuipoFhilll and tbu other liuililiuxH of
tfid couipaiiy. The lire at thU timo
.iilrosprniiK iicroHH the Ottawa river,
4iuu,caubht tbu hIiuiIh in thu rear of thu
JbrJ&yfAlllltiin Company, on Victoria
diand? ntld in u few inlniilen the him-
er. pilo on Victoria ami ('handler
ands3no of the ikiwit Iiouhch of tbo
tinwa Elecrtio Comiiinit. the Victoria
;3..Ti .t , .i. .... .
oarmry nun mm too iiuiiiiingn on iiiu
JalnndN weru in IIiiuich.
Ih that the whole of that
irt o( Ottawa, known an the ('handier
tlUta. mirroiindiiiL' tlio Oiiiiiidlnii I'uelllo
Arailwily utatinn, where tbo lumber
mils aro nil located, Ih flru-Huupt. Tbo
jSonly bniiliugH Htandiug in the whole
li'roftfsjlliiit of tbo Ottawa carhido fac
tqifyliioli l nuwly erected and llru-
. Fromtho flntn the flro extonded
mcrow the Kichmond road, on to Ho
!thc8torvillo, and iih fur as thu expert
..inniitJtl farm. WcHtorly tbo llro took
Jn Ilintonberg and .MechanicHvillu, hi
that on tlio Otiuwa Hide of tbu river
thuro ts'itf larKer area covered by llro
thuu on tli'o Hull nidu. It Ih OHtiimitud
that nt tlio proHeut time the number of
3eoplo homoluHH in the two citlen and
hubnrhuu towns Ih not Ichn thuu 12,000
jiuci itrnny reach lc.ooi).
IInll)htts u iKipiihitlou of about 12,
O00;pcopi0, and more than half of them
.aroihoriielosH toniuht. The entire buci-
jiesslparT of tbo city, ineltidii.K tbo!:;'1"11"
iji'TiiO gpyornineut Iiuh kIvoii the drill
piall nnitHho city the largo oxhihltton
buildirjug to accommodate tbo milTercrH.
All tbo tnntitiitii iiih ill tbn ritv which
,t ' ,"
Jiavo nn!inccoiiiinodatton nt all havo
jbu u i.aim u am iiiu iiiHircHsou.
On tlifOttawn Hido of tbo rlvor Iho
lose is Btllt. greater. Thoro aro in nshos
tlio BrouGon & Weston Lumber Com-
.piiujr, wiu4 uiiiiwii jviectriu jtaitwny
-power lion bo, the Martin and Warneek
7iitils( tboVietoriii foundry,, tbo Otta
'aw WorkH, tbo Ottawa fipooialty
prripnny, tlio 1'nin l'laiiiing .MIIIh and
ROvVrafothor industrie.H. There aro
ulso"loiuej lino roHidunceH inoludod in
rt.i. t..i...ii I
this iweaf"; Among them aro those of J
it $100 I
n-1 tw A I
O00: 'thVreflldeiien of IiImkoh in
"W. l'fobk't that of Hon. Gcorgo
IiOwls Rnnnoll, nianngor for Mr. Droit
on, andjjiMr. 1'ain, of tbo I'aiu MIIIh;
tbe lritToritwo bountiful housos, out of
wlilch'tlidlr owners woro not nblo to i
take anything, bo ipiick did tbo flanius
A's soon ns tlio mombors ot tlio gov-errirhont-'wiw
thnt tlio flro vfts to bo it
disastrous one, the acting monibor of
publlo'wdrks tolegrnphod to Montroal,
rotoriwro and lirockvillo tor flro appli
siricoB'and nil iiBsfstauoo that could bo
sent, But, although thoy nrrlvod
spbolUly.jithoy woro of no nvnil.
rj TKflfo originntod through n llro In
a dirty chimney, and tbo hfglMvinds
f nusid tho (lames to spread rapidly,
CTpI'ngp tbo Ottawa sido ot tbo rivor,
jIdlhaJMportiou of tho citv onst of Di-
ylsioriistroot was almost ontlrely bnrnod :
Horo and thoro u building ro-
IjoTidon. Anrll 28. A Hnnohil din.
thjtojt.frgm Boinbnv snys: "Tho cholera
Iwi fearfully nt tbo groat camp
apj9pdi, whoro thousands of fitmlno
flJiKKtSS? uativoH nro rocelvlng relief.
imarca: and liftv cornsos woro ro-
lycBtorday, but 100 othorH had
t booauBO it vasnlr)ossIblo to
tanvillo, Toun., April 27. John
I ana Bill Brown, both whito.
pnulo Craliio. colored, woro
iicre today for murdor.
right nr Hur-
(Till Not ltd I'nrinil til
re ml ii r.
London, April 7. 1 1 in now appar
ent Unit thu uhaiicos of Ion1 Huberts
catching tliii riitroatlng Mourn in n nut
iro very slender. Tlio Boors havo
everywhere retired lit tlio first pressure
of tlio IlrltlHli ailviinen, mid Iho hopo
Hint Gunuriil ltmidli) would lio ubln to
Induce thorn to remain at Do Wol's
Dorp until thoy Imil boon forced to
light or surrender Iiiih boon disappoint-
No attempt wiih mucin to pursuo tlio
commandoes retiring from Wnpenor.
Everything now depends upon tlio pro
gloss of (ioiiorul French's nivnlrv bri-
glides, but thitf aro entering a very cllf-
llcult, billy mid practically unknown
Ilto cavalry bavo nlroady bad it loiif?
march ovor heavy and Handy roadH, anil
untiling in Known regarding tlio coiNll-
lion of tlio hornes. In any case, it Ih
Tho slowness of tlio recant move-
munis of tho British infantry and pro-
vlous oxpoilonco of tbo ability of tbo
Hours to niovo rapidly, witb guns and
iiaggiigo, over thoir own country lead
to ii belief that Iird ItobortH' envelop
ing operations will fall and will bavo
to bo miniated furtlior north. At tbo
most bo will, poihapH, cm it nro homo
Hour guns and baggage, and hurry tbo
I Considerable results bavo boon ot-
. .. f 11... I 1 . . . It
I iiiiiiuii in iiiu ronoi oi w opener anil in
tho oloinlng ot tbo southeastern corner
u' i" 'roe nimo oi iioith, nut ino i icier
army, whatever its strength, has Httll
to bo dealt with.
HofideH tbo oaKu.nltioH anion); tbo
moil, tbo Hour lKimbardmeilt of Colonel
Dalgoty's piiHltiou wrought groat havoo
among thu cuttle mid horses. Tbo gar
rlHon could bavo bold out for another
fortnight, but wuro in no condition to
render assistance in purHU iny tbo
Thuro in little nuwH from other quar
tern. Tlio inhabitant!! of Mafokfug aro
now on a daily nil Ion of two kiuiii1h of
toiip and two itmrtn of "skilly."
Ami Aro Stiiwml lliitru llifurn Tlioy
Jlaniln, April J7. Olncern who
have arrived boro from Nuova Cncere.s,
jirovlnuo of South CamariucH, briiiK de
taiU of it fluht Ajiril 10 in which 80
Filipinos were killed. The American
outpohtH reported !I00 nativuHiiHHeiublud
three milen from the town and (ieiiurul
Hell Mint three ilutaclmiuiitH of the ror-
ty-llfth rcKimuut with two maxiuiH,
who nearly xurroiilided thu l'iliiiiiiOH.
.i . .. ..i ...i i ...i.i.
mo iiinjuniy m wikhii uru
I IioIoh mid worn ciinibao
c,,iltl 'I'lol'l". Tbo l'ilipinoH weru
'liiickly !' to Might. leaviiiB tlio Held
utrown with armor. Their rillenion
wero uiuilile to Hboot Htraigbt, and the
bolo men never got near enough to tbo
AmurlcaiiH to do any execution. There
fore, noiiu of tlio Americans wiih
Lieutenant llatcli, with SO cavalry
men from the Thirty-seventh regiment,
coruored fiO bolo men in a river and
shot ovory one, the IioiIIuh flouting way.
One Mildier had hid huad htruck oIT
with a ImiIo.
(iunural HoII'h two regimentH aro
hard worked in clearing the country.
They meet with many nmiill squads
of Ixito men, and hint week killed a to
tal of 1 15. A Hipiadrou of thu Kluvcuth
cavalry in about leaving Manila on
board tlio transport Lennox toreiufoico
tbuui. Tbo iiiHurgeutH keep tbo prov
ince in a, Htato of terror and are wreak
ing vengeance on- natives who trndo
with tbu Americans, burning many vil-
cliiding tbu populous towns of
Ocneral Hull has issued n proclama
tion declaring, that ho will retaliate
luleutlessly iiiiIohs this guerrilla war
fare cciihoh, and that lie will burn nil
tbo towtiH which harbor guorrillaa.
in ii ii(iii' in puiou(iiii, iijoay jirov
lllC0i on AprIl i0( throo conipanioH of
in n light at borsogon, Alliay prov
tlie FortyHovoiith Infantry, Captntn
Gordon coniiiiandini;, ronton n largo
forco o( i,,HurgoutH, mostly bolo uieu,
Nliort Wutnr on Klmullria.
Seattlo, April 20. Arthur V. Curtis
nud two pnrtnors have just arrived nt
Victoria from Dawson, which point
thoy loft April 8. Thoy say water ii
running in nil the creeks, nud will,
owing to lust wiutor's light snowfall,
UAlltliiNluti iiuiuiu liiu nuiiDuu n
'onnuP fl',r'y coniniencod. In (
quonco of tbo wntor el-crlngo,
nlniin ownnrH are numnimr from H
bo oxhausted beforo tlio Reason's usual
za, wntlo tbo majority win maKo thoir
wash-up by rockers instoad of sluices.
This will glvo eniploymont nt good
wagos for nil tlio unomployod in Daw
son until tbo lower river breaks and
tlio oxoilus to No mo sots in. Sulphur,
Hunker nnd Dominion creeks, nro tbo
now tortuuo-holdors this roar, wbllo
Bonauzu mid Kldorado nro ns product
ivo as ovor, tbo dumps on 10 (Cook &
Co.) and 17 (Bony Bros.) bolng tbo
largost on rocord.
Arrntit mi Wny tu Niimv.
San Francisco, April 20. Elinor L.
Shoot?, was nrrostod today as ho was
boarding n vossol for Cnpo Notno.
Shoetss vns a St. Louis broker, and on
Ootobor 24 hist ho wns arrested for
fraud, and gnvo bonds. Ho jumport
tho bond and came Wost, and has
boon in this city siuco March.
Chicago, April 27. Mrs. Annlo
Loniso Lottrldgo was eod from cus
tody and oxouerated from nil blame for
tho death of millionaire Itufus Wright
by tho oorouor's jury today.
Throe l'uriom Kllleil.
Now York, April 27. Throo porsons
Woro klllod nud throo sovoroly injured
In a flro onrly this morning in tho six
story tononieut at 74 Fourth stroet. Iht
duinngo is about $50,000.
GREAT DAMAGE TO PROPERTY
A Hncrf lmi of til i ii till il rain lUlm-il
tin, Htrruum tn Mil t)Miri!Vlntrill
Waco, Tex., April 110. A cloud
durHt, iiuioiiipiinieil by u high wind, do
icendcd uikhi this city at noon today,
Hid tbo ruHiilt in that eight people are
mown to have perished in tho city lim
it h , and property valued at imiiiy tbou
land dolliirH has beun destroyed or in
iurud. Tho known dead lire: Mrs.
S'anoy Caudlo, Miss Clara Cnudlu, ftorfa
L'liapmnii, 1 0 1 1 1 i i Decker, Tlioniai
Japps, Frank Walker and two negro
3icii, namuH iinkiiown.
The downpour of rain commenced
ibout noon anil was incessant until
:lark. It wiih in the nhape of a water
ipiut, and tho rim in thu creekH and
branchcH was ki npid that it did not
t;ivo thu iiihahitantH time to fleu.
l'breo perHons, two women and a man,
ill colored, wore drownod within 100
rardH of tho city hall. Their hodicH
wero wiihIioiI into tlio Brazos river and
bavo not been recovered.
There uoio suveral pooplo, mostly
uegroeH, Htandiug on a bridge watching
. thu rapid rise of Barron's branch, when
! tho bridge, n brick Ktructuru, gnvo
I away without warning, precipitating
them into thu water.
Thu number positively known to
( havo been diowned within thu city
I limits tonight Ih eight, mid it is til-
most certain that rcvcral more lives
( have been lost. Searching parties aro
out looking for tbu drowned and help'
lug to move those who are in danger or
distress. In tho Hiuitlicrn part of tho
city, whore tbo two white women,
Mrs. Caudle and bur daughter, lost
their lives, the rlmi was tho highest
iter known. The damage dono by tbo
itorm will bo heavy.
Incoming rejKirtH indicate that one of
Iho heaviest rainfalls experienced in
years viHited many sections of the Htato,
and rivers and smaller streams are
again rising rapidly. All points along
the Hra.oH and Colorado rivers havo
beeu notified, and while much damngo
to property may result from another
rise, yet it is believed that tbo timoly
warning will enable thono who live In
tbo valleys fully to protect themselves.
I'oixtrtH from Heluiont and Hockport
statu that thu storm was especially
severe in thot-u sections.
ANOTHER CHINESE CRISIS.
"Km of M'lilirrwl Horror hiiiI lllood-
liril Not I'ur Oil."
Yokohama, April 7. (Via San Fian
risen, April !!!!.) Tho llury ovor tbo
Miisiimpo incident and the fears of Bus
iiau encroachments in Coroa, are today
Biitirely in tbo shudo by tbo tidings
which indicate seriouH trouble in China
tiuil tbu approach of another of the
crises of which the empress dowager's
ruign Iiiih been so piolilio.
It is quite evident that this restless
female intriguer has another coup in
contemplation, and it is iih evident that
this tinm tbo western powers aro re
solved by concerted action to prevent
it, iih iH ovidenced by tlio preseiico of
their Meets. Tho China (iazotto, in a
recent editorial, Iiiih declared that "it
tbo recent policy of the empress dow
ager inspired by her ovil advisers, Kaug
Yi, l'rinco Chiiig, Li Hung Chang and
Usui Toug, on tho ouahand, ami by tho
Russian mid other continental political
wiru pullers on tho othor, is not speed
ily restrained, an ora of widespread
horror and blood shod is not far off.
Tho peoplo and oven many of the Man
darins in almost all tho provinces, most
certainly in tho middle and south, nro
rendy to riso and throw off tho straug
ling yoke that binds thorn. "
Wlioln l'uinlly Ilancil.
Cambridgo, Md., April 80. A
Gorman family consisting of Carl Kor
nig, his wifo and sou, woro diecovord
dead in thoir littlo farm houeo soveu
miles from this city, each corpso hav
ing it nooso about tlio neck. Strangu
lation was probably tho causo of death j
in ouch case. From tbo decomposed
condition ot tbo bodies it is thought
tho act must havo boon committed suv-
nw.il .lm,a man A a fat na Irtiritvii liA
it i ill iiiii n iiliii iin iiii atd jvi-iu ii a a iiiu .
rono. strauglod hlmsolf and foil whoro
ho was found today.
A Mother I.oit Her Child.
Los Angeles, Cal., April 80. 0.
Colo took his 8-year-old daughter from
iu front of her mother's oyos bocausa
his wifo would not return with him to
his homo' In Massachusetts. Colo
placod tho child in a buggy, aud, do
spito tbo protestation)1 of tlio young
mother, proceeded to tho Southern Pa
cific dopot, and is now woll on his way
1,1111 of 817,000,000,
Ottawa, Out., April 80. Ovor flvo
squnro milos of torritory burned over,
nioro than 2,000 buildings dostroyed,
bovoii lives lost, 7,000 nion, women and
children homeless, and a property loss
nf Si 7.000.000. nocord 1IB to the latost .
estimate, insured for about half its
valuo, nro tho results ns vlowod tonight
of tho destruction which swept this
olty and Hull, yostorday and today.
Although under control for many
hours, tho flames woro not entirely ox'
tingulshod until about noon today. 1
last seon of nny member of tho family , avenuus, Poter Miller was shot through
was on last Saturday, when tho elder tho head nnd killed and six other men
Kernig came to Cambrlgdo and drew wero more or less injured. Miller, to
!JG00 from a bonk. No traco of this gether with four union priutors, way
nionoy could bo found today. Tho au- throo nonunion men who had taken
thoritles nro of tho opinion thnt young ! thoir placos in tho Bakor-Sawter Print
Cnrl Kernig ussisted his father and ing Company's oflico, nnd nttneked
mother to hang theiusolvos, and then, them. II. C. Bastei, tho company's
after mnkliiL' n half bitch with tho superintendent, who was ono of tho
PLAGUE IS STAMPED OUT.
lliiniiliilii Niitr Inane t'lnmi Hill of
San I'raiiclieo, April 28. Tho stenm
er AiiHtrnliii, from Honolulu, brings
tlio lollowlng advices, dated April 17:
Tho pliiguo scums to havo. entirely
ill sap pea red, nnd tbo United States
consul issued tlio ilrt clean bill of
health to a vosel doparting from heio
since December 12, to tho sehoonir
Bertha Miner, which sailed for l'ugot
HMinil April 14.
Tho council of stato has adopted tho
"Resolved, That it Is the sonso oi
the council of state that tho Hawaiian
government should pay nil just claims
lor tlio losses caused by tbo action
taken by tho hoard of health in connec
tion with tho suppression of thu bubonic
plague; that is, losses caused by the
burning of bouses, furniture and goods
by direct order of tbo board of health,
ns well as Iohcoh caused by tbo acci
dental spreud of firo on January 20,
100( mid losses caused by tbo fencing
up of hinds on which houses havo been
"That the council of stato most earn
estly advises tho executive council ti
appoint a now court of claims of five
ineiiiberH, at least throo of whom shall
bo business men."
Sixteen ships and rthreo barks will
comprise tho licet to carry tho 1000
sugar shipments around Capo Horn.
Tbo vessels will carry' about 02.800
tons of sugar from tbo various island
ports to tbo Atlantic sido.
Tlio authorities of tlio Australian
colonies have been notified that all ves
sels bound from infected Australian
iorts touching hero will bo quarantined,
mid tbo vessels must carry satisfac
tory bills of health if they wish to cnll
hero. Inspectors representing tho
Hawaiian government bavo been ap
pointed at each of tho threo affected
PERU AND CHILE UNEASY.
Former r.ooka to United Slates to
Hniooth Thoir DllllcultleN.
Washington, April 28. Tho present
dispute between Chili and Peru is a
legacy of tbo lust war between those
two countries, about 15 years ago.
Olio of the terms of peace was that tho
victor, Chile, should occupy tho two
viiluablo Peruvian nitrato provinces of
Tacnit and Arica, adjoining tbo Chilean
boundary on tho north, for u ponod of
At tbo end of that period tho people
of tho provinces wero to determine by
their vote whether their lands should
remain in the possession of Chile or re
vert to Peruvian sovereignty. In tho
iirst ciipo, Chile was to pay Peru 10,
000,000 silver soles, while if tho prov
ince was returned to Peru, tho govern
ment of that country was to py Chilo
a corresponding sum of money. Tho
allegation is now that tho treaty pro
vision on this point was not exacted;
that thoro was no plebiscite and that
no mouev passed.
Becauso tbo United States was deeply
interested in bringing about tho peace
which terminated tho bitter war be
tweou Chile mid Peru, it is probably
assumed by tho Peruvians that out
government likowiso retains an interest
in tho faithful execution of tho tonm
of tho treaty. It must, however, I
admitted that up to this timo our gov
ernment lias not mamtested any par
ticular interest in tho subject, and has
not oven received any application, so
crot or otherwise, from either of tho
parties to intorveno nt this last phase,
though tho reports from South America
seem to indicnto n purpose on tho part
of tho Peruvians, at least, to enlist our
sympathies in our behalf.
CouriHlerute Hcinorlitl Iluj.
Atlanta, Ga., April 28. Tho annual
obsorvmico of Memorial Day, n timo
when tho graves of the Confederate
dead, buriod in tbo cumeteries in ovory
city and town of tho stato, are decor
atod, took place in Georgia today. Tho
usual oidor of exercises, an oration,
appropriate music, a military parado,
including tho local organizations of
Confedorato veterans, tbo decoration of
tbo soldier's graves, was carried out iu
almost every instance In this olty
tho observance was nindo notablo by
tho governor of Georgia, who scored Re
publican "fanatics," and criticised the
war In the Philippines. Tho speech
was made at tho presentation of crosses
of honor to the veterans, and was
A Fulul Luuor lllot.
Chicago, April 27. In a labor riot
tonight at liacino nud Wellington
nion attaoked, oponod flro on tho assail
outs with a revolvor. Miller was in
stantly killed, and McGuiro was shot
twico nnd badly hurt. Policomen
quickly surrounded tho fighting mou,
aud arrested all oxcopt ouo.
Clilcneo Strikers ltTot.
Chicago, April 28. Attacks of strik
ers in tbo building trades labor war
upon non-union workiugmen woro con
tinued today, a mob assaulting two
teamsters, nnd an aged carpenter boing
badly bontou by a trio of striko sym
pathizers. In. Ailnnm Acquitted.
Cincinnati, April 28. Mrs. Joan
notto Adams, who rocoutly shot nnd
killed her husband, tbo local agent ot
"10 U",C)" (r"oifl rnllwny. toty
i ' 'b uiuium.
Holler Kxnlonton Injured 13 Jiton,
Pittsburg, April 28. By tho explo
sion of a portahlo boiler belonging to
Drako & Stratton, contractors, at Hnn
kin, Pa., last ovonlug, flvo mou woro
terribly injured, and eight othors cut,
brulsod and slightly soaldod.
PACIFIC COAST NEWS
L'ointiirrrlnl nmt I'lnnnrlnl Ilnppenliifrf
of Interest In the (Irowlns
Conl for Market.
In tho country surrounding Stella,
Cowlitz county, Wash., it hns been
known for a number of years thnt crop
pings of coal havo been discovered, and
some prospecting nnd development
work liavo been done. Tho coal assay
ed woll, nnd it was comparatively easy
of access, but for some reason it was
found difficult to Interest capital suffi
cient to mi no and ship the coal on a
largo enough scale to make it profita
ble, and the man who owned the must
viiluablo properties in that locality had
not the means to do sohimsolf. About
six months ago the following capital
ists of Tbo Dalles became interested in
tho property: Hon. Malcolm A.
Moody, J. M. French, J. II. Mclnorny
and .1. Nicholas. Thoy employed n
practical mining engineer who had had
experience in this character of work,
mid had a thorough inspection of the
properties made. The result was that
they formed a company giving the
owner of tho laud a half interest in
paid-up, non-nsscssablo stock, while
they agreed to furnish all tho money
necossury. Thoy purchased machineiy
of tbo latest design m tho Kast, and
most of it has arrived and boon set up.
It is tho oxpectution of tho company
to havo coal from its mlno on the
market within GO days of a quality
equal to any that Is now nsed in the
Northwest, and at a prico very mnch
bolow that at which It is now sold.
In carrying out their present plans
thoy will build a railroad from Stella,
four miles up Cold creek to where the
miuo is located.
The Ills lliifTalo Sold.
Ono of tho most important mining
deals over mado in the Northwest,
wheroby tbo former Big Buffalo mine
ot Buffalo Hump becomes tho property
of Charles Sweeney, the Spokane capi
talist, has been consumated at Grange
ville, Idaho. Tho sale embraces the
Bert Rigley, i'oung nnd Kobbins inter
ests, representing one-half of the mine,
for .$125,000 cash. Sweeney had pre
viously secured the other interests for
which" he paid about $76,000. The
deal on the property has been pending
New Illuo Itlver I.mlre.
Tho newly discovered quartz pros
pects un tho llluo liver, Or., reported
about two weeks ago, are attracting a
great deal of attention. Miners and
prospectors are heading that way from
all directions, nnd already a lively
mining camp is there. The discovery
is In the viciutiy of Bine river falls,
sovoral miles northwest of the old Blue
river mining camp. It is easily acces
siblo by a horso trail from the main
road up the McKinzio, and no difficul
ty is experienced by miners taking in
To riant Toinutoeg.
Tho Davidson Fruit Company, at
Hood River, Or., hns furnished about
75,000 tomato plants to farmers who
aro going into the business of growing
tomatoes for the cannery. P. F. Brad
ford hns tbo supervision of tho growing
of tho plants, and has visited the farm
ers and given instructions about sotting
the plants. The plnnts nro furnished
freo and tbe farmers havo engaged to
plant about SO acres for tbe fruit com
pany. Next season if 100 acres of peas
can be secured, tho company will put
in machinery to hull and can green
Slolinlr I'ool Sold.
A pool comprising 2,931 fleeces of
mohair has been sold at Corvallis, Or.
Tho purchasers wero F. L. Miller and
S. L. Klino, merchants of that place,
and tlio prico paid was 28 cents per
pound. Tho total woight of tho lot
would bo about 10,000. Tho pool is
the secoud of tbo kind sold thoro this
season. A former lot of almost tho
sumo number of floeces sold rocoutly at
28 cents per pound.
Frod E. Wilmarth has purchased an
interest in tho Burns, Or. News.
A new saw mill will soon begin
operations at Alba, Umatilla county.
Tho material for tho Fossil, Or.,
waterworks, weighing 100 tons, will be
haalod from Arlington by team.
The new bridge crossing tho Coqnille
river at Myitle Point has been com
pleted and opened to traffic It is tbo
best bridge in Coos county.
Tho Sugar Leaf Croamory, Coos
county, has rosumed operations. It
will handle 10,000 to 15,000 pounds of
milk daily as soon ns tho roads aro
good, and will makoohoeso principally.
Georgo Snodderly, a pioneer of Grant
county, Or., died at Long Creek. Ho
was 09 yoars of ago, and wont to tho
Canyon oreok mines In 1800. Tho
body was taken to Susauvillo for
Fiold Superintendent Lnrson, of tho
La Grando boot sugar factory, reports
that thoro is a total of 700 aores of
beets planted aud tho ground is pre
parod for seeding 800 acres more.
J. F. Birney, of Everett, Wash., has
gouo to Snohomish to survey a logging
camp for Campbell Bros., on Batt's
slough, where 700 acres of thubor will
At a Port Townsond custom house
sale of soized goods, consisting of silks,
cigars and opium, tho principal bidders
wero Chiueso, and tho opium brought
$10.50 a pound, tho regular market
Ovor 500.000 shingles wero floating
in tho bay and strewn along tho bonoh
at Port Townsond as a result of the
capsizing of tho scow towod from Dun-
genosa with 1,000,000 shinglos on
board. Many have boon recovered, but
the loss will bo heavy.
SITUATION IS FAVORABLE.
riiero Aro llnd I'eiitnren, Hut they At
In tho Minority.
Bradstreet's says: Kvidoncos of tbo
'fact that there nro now two sides of tho
general trade situation, whoro for
year past there was but ono, como to
sight this week. Different sections ot
tho country and lines of business rotaru
different reports, but that tho situa
tion as a whole is n favorable ono and
suffers merely by commisseratiou witb
the enormous and almost fovrish ac
tivity of some timo ago, is also evident.
Excluding tho great speculative cen
ters, the aggregato of business is un
doubtedly larger than a year ago, 'and
tho business dono in sovoral industries
reporting reduced activity would seem
very largo oven to those bearishly in
clined had it not been for tho enormous
aggregate dono some short timo ago.
Crop prospects, except in tho wheat
area of tho Central West, and in soma
Hooded sections of tho South, romain
all that might bo wished for. Itctall
demand is improving and nothing of a
definitely depressing character has yet
In the abrupt readjustment of stcoL
and wire prices, tho iron and steel in
dustries received a notablo shock, but
nave stood tho ordeal very woll.
In agricultural products the situa
tion is generally one of sustained
strength. Somo slight shading in
wheat prices is largely tho result ol
flattering winter wheat crop pros
pects in tbo sections west of the
Wheat, including flour shipments,
for tho week aggiegato 3,683,083 bush
els, against 3,898,451 last week.
Failures for the week In tho United
States are well down to tbo minimum,
numbering only 182, an increase of 21
over last week.
Canadian failures for the week num
ber 18, as compared with 19 last week.
PACIFIC COAST TRADE.
Lettuce, hothouse, 40 46c doz.
Potatoes, $1017; $17 18.
Beets, per sack, 50 GOc.
Turnips, per sack, 40 60c.
Carrots, per sack, 7585c.
Parsnips, per sack, 50 75c.
Cauliflower, California 8590o.
Cabbage, native and California,
$1.00 1.25 per 100 pounds.
Apples, $2.002.75; $3.003.50.
Prunes, 00c per box.
Butter Creamery, 22c; Eastern 22c;
dairy, 17 22c; ranch, 1517c pound.
Cheese 14 15c.
Poultry 14c; dressed, 14 15c;
Hay Puget Sound timothy, $11.00
12.00; choice Eastern "Washington,
Corn "Whole, $23.00; cracked, $23;
feed meal, $23.
Barley Boiled or ground, per ton,
Flour Patent, per barrel, $3.25;
blended straights, $3.00; California,
$3.25; buckwheat flour, $0.00; gra
ham, per barrel, $3.00; whole wheat
flour, $3.00; ryo flour, $a.804.00.
MUlstuffs Bran, per ton, $13.00;
shorts, per ton, $14.00.
Feed Chopped feed, $19.00 per ton;
middlings, per ton, $20; oil cake meal
per ton, $30.00.
Fresh Meats Choice dressed beol
steers, prico 8c; cows, 7c; mutton 8o;
pork, 8c; trimmed, 9c; veal, 8K
Hams Large, 13c; small, 13M;
breakfast bacon, 12-ic dry salt sides,
Wheat Walla Walla. 6253o;
Valley, 53c; Bluestem, 50o per bushel.
Flour Best grades, $3.00; graham,
$2.60; superfine, $2.10 per barrel.
Oats Choice white, 35o; choice
gray, 34o per bushel.
Barloy Food barley, $14 14. 50;
brewing, $17.00 17.50 per ton.
MUlstuffs Bran, $13 per ton; mid
dlings, $10; shorts, $15; chop, $14 per
Hay Timothy, $910; clover, $7
7.50; Oregon wild hay, $07 per ton.
Butter Fancy creamery, 3540c;
seconds, 45c; dairy, 2530o;
store, 20 25o.
Eggs 14o per dozen.
Cheese Orogon full cream, 13o;
Young America, 14c; new cheese lOo
Poultry Chickens, mixed, $3.60
4.50 per dozon; hens, $6.00; springs,
$2.503.60; geese, $0.508.00 forold;
'$4.50(30.50; ducks, $5.500.00 per
dozen; turkeys, live, 10llo per
Potatoes 4070o per sack; sweets,
2 2)o per pound.
Vegetables Beets, $1; turnips, 75oj
per sack; garlic, 7o per pound; cab
bage, 1sO per pound; parsnips, 75;
onions, $2.50 3.00; carrots, 50o.
Hops 88o per pound
Wool Valloy, 1213o per pound;
Eastern Orogon, 10 15o; mohair, 27
30o per pound.
Mutton Gross, best sheep, wethers
and owes, 3o; dressed mutton, 7
7jo per pound; lambs, $2.50 eaoh.
Hogs Gross, choice heavy, $6.00;
light and feeders, $4.50; dressed,
$5.000.60 per 100 pounds.
Beof Gross, top Bteors, $4.004.50;
cows, $3.504.00; dressed beef, G
7?40 per pound.
Veal Largo, 0s7Ko; small, 8
8 Mo por pound.
Tallow 55c; No. 2 and grease,
3)a 4o per pound.
Hhii Frnuouoo Market.
Wool Spring Nevada, 1410o per
pound; Eastern Oregon, 1210o; Val
ley, 2022o; Northern, 1012o.
Hops 1899 crop, ll18o per
Butter Fauoy creamery 18o;
do soconds, 1717Ko; fanoy dairy,
17o; do soconds, 1510o per pound.
Eggs Store, 16o; fanoy ranch,
MUlstuffs Middlings, $1T.00
20.00; bran, $12.60 13.60.