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COTTAGE GROVE. . . OREGON.
IIS OF 1 DA
Aerating Collection of Items Fran the
Two Hemisphere Presented in a
Ttao assassin of Iiaron von Ketteler
ras beheaded in Pokin.
Costa Rica is pleasod by recognition
in too canal negotiations.
The British nro nnablo to chock the
Door invasion oi CupeO olony.
Tho foreign troops in China are well
prepared for the winter sonson.
Tho Republican caucus in Pennsy
ranla selected (juay lor senator.
The United States training ship To
peka has arrived at Tangier, Morrocco,
The Earl of Ilopotoun was sworn in
s first governor of Federated Aus
Oregon, Washington and Alaska
linvo been formed into a life-saving
Firo in Seattle destroyed tho city 11
brary, containing 25,000 volumes and
vaulod at $80,000.
The revenue cutter Perry will sail
from Astoaria in Bearoh of overdue
Columbia river ships.
Pat Crowe, charged with the abode
tion of young Cudahy, of Omaha, has
been captured in South Dakota.
Edward Rice, an Ianho man, sen
tenoed to death for murder, made
desperate, but unsuccessful attempt
to commit suicide by cutting his throat
An insane man, being conveyed from
Multnomah county to the Oregon state
asylum at Salem, jumped from a mov
ing train, bruising himself about the
head. It is thought ho will recover,
Famine in some of the provinces of
China is becoming worse. The rice
crops, owing to the war, were almost
total failures, and caniballsm has
broken out. The authorities are un
able to do anything.
The final payment hns been made on
the Bald mountain croup of mines in
Eastern Oregon, near Baker City,
The purchase price was $50,1)00. The
dost owners are men of means, and
work on a large scale will commence
Ignatius Donnelly, politician and
unthor, died very suddenly at his home
in Minneapolis, ugod 70 years. Mr,
Donnelly was a candidate for vice-
president on tho Middle-of-the-Roaj
Popoulist ticket at the recent general
An armistice has been proclaimed at
Boers captured a train near Rosmead
with 60 soldiers.
Another six-day bicycle race hai
been started in Boston.
Conger reports China's acceptance
ol tho powers' demands.
TJie Washington Post advocates tha
.Lewis and Clark centennial in 1005.
A severe cold wave is reported
throughout the middle Western states.
More than 46 tons of gold were re
ceived at the Seattlo assay oflice in
The navy department has ordered th
gunboat Scorpion to La Uuayra, Ven
ezuela. The Oregon supreme court decides
that the wife alone can convey estati
Robbers got $450 from passengers
and mail and express in a British Co
The Taft commission has completed
the municipal government bill for the
Fire in Williamson, W. Va., de
stroyed almost the entire town. Tb
toss is estimated at $75,000.
One person was burned to death and
nnother fatally injured by the explo
sion of a kerosene lamp at Alleghany,
The new battleship Wisconsin has
been lormally turned over to the gov
ernment at the Union iron Works, San
Philip D. Armour, tho great pork
packer, is doad,
Portugal is sending rolntoicomonts
to Lourenco Marques.
Eight men mot death by suffocation
In n Minneapolis hotel lira.
David J. Schnobly, the oldest nows
paper uinn in tho Northwest, is dead.
An effort is being made to revise the
Rusao-Chlnoso agroernont about Man
churia. An agrooment restricting operations
of allied troops has beou made by Von
Eight hnndred colliery omployos ol
Pennsylvania coal and iron mines aro
on a strike
China dosirod envoys to delny sign
ing joint noto, but was informed by
them that this was impossible.
Samuel S. White, a pioneer of 1845,
and Oregon's first probate judge, died
at his home in Portland. IIo was 80
Five bags of registered lotters have
been stolen on the road between Turin
and Romo. Three bags camo from
In an affray nt Altgeborg, Hungary,
between striking miners and gend
armes, thero were soven ot tno lormer
killed and 40 wounded.
Tho following Washington post-
offices have been discontinued: Dish
man, Spokane county; Green River,
King county, and Laurel, Whatcom
Charles W. Norton, n switchman,
was instantly mtiea at incoma, oy
being crushed botween two cars. He
leaves a widow and, three children at
Mount Pleasant, In.
Severe cold weather has suddonly
cot in throughout Europo. The cold
wave is accompaniod by n gnlo which
has wrecked several vossels and caused
heavy loss of life and property.
Tho coal miners' strike at Picton,
Nova Scotia, has been settled. Every
demand of tho men was conceded.
Envoys at Pckin Not Expected
to Settle Question.
MOUNTS DEMANDED VARY GREATLY
I Believed That the Dill of Germany Will
Be Largest State Department In Cor
reipondcnce With Other Powers.
Washiugtoou, Jan. 7. Tho state de
partment is making n strong olTort to
sccuro an understanding among tho
pqwors to servo as a basis for tho ad
, justment ol the quostlon of indemnity
1 to bo paid by tho Chiucso government.
It nppours from Mr. Conger's roports
that it is hopoless to oxpoct tho
foroign ministers nt Pokin to reach nn
I agrooment on this important point, and
if tho proh loin is to bo solved nt all it
must bo romovod from tho Pekiu conn
oil and dealt with by direct diplomatic
i exchange, as was successfully nt
I tempted in tho caso of tho preceding
' serious differences botw eon tho minis
tors. Therefore tho stato dopartmeut
is in correspondence with other foreign
1 oflicoa respecting this subjoct, though
the negotiations have not proceeded to
a point whore it can bo snid that n
snccossful termination is in sight.
The principal difference in tho way
is bolievod to bo tho enormous lndom
1 nitios demanded by somoof the powers.
The efforts of the Chiucso govorumout
to seunre better terms, so far as they
tond to protract the negotiations, are
also expoctod to havo tho rosult ot
adding considerably to tho sum total
which must bo paid in the ond. This
is because the oxpensos of maintaining
tho foroign military establishments in
China probably will bo assessed ugahiBt
tha Chinese government, and tho cost
of keeping foreign troops in Pokiu at
this season of the year, and in a coun
try wlnro every necossity of lifo has to
UPRISING OF DUTCH.
Capo Town, .Inn, 4.
battleship Monarch will
Situation In Cape Colony Takti Serlout
Turn BoerJ Half Way l the Cape.
V1'1!0 IV.. "'litems of Interest From All Parts
The managers sought to bind tho men i bo transported from n distance .will
not to ask for n further increase for 12 mako tho bill very heavy. It is bo-
months, but failed. , lievod that tho bill of Germany will
Governor' Allen, of Porto Rico, has be by far tho largest, and it Is a sig.
just returned to the capital alter an umcuus iuct wmi uiu uerniun Kuvcrn-
extensive visit to the towns in the uient has allowed Its ollicers on serv-
western part of the island. lie visited co m Uhlnn live fold their regular
places where no governor of Porto Rico salaries, a rate of pay probably higher
has visited before. Everywhere he thou hitherto known in military his-
was enthusiastically received
Henry M. Hook, agent for the
Knights Templar's and Mason s Life
Indemnity Association, of Chicago, if
nuder arrest at the central polled sta
tion, Chicago, on a telegram from
Washington, D. C, which stated that
he waB wanted in that city on a charge
The British second-class cruiser Am-
pbion has arrived at Panama.
The envoys were surprised by tbf
prompt acceptance of the note.
A movement is on foot looking
toward Canadian independence.
Great changes are said to be planned
for the C, M. & St. P. railway
tory. The Chinese, however,
pected to pay for this.
FAILED TO BLOW UP.
morrow ns it precautionary uiunniuu.
Tho situation is serious. It Is trtu
that tho Dutch havo not joined tho In
vndors in any considerable numbers,
but u lack of arms Is bollimul to bo
tho trim ronson for abstention? I"
ninny plneos horses nro freoly offorod
and information reailllv supplied to
Tho early proclamation of martial
law In tho Capo Town division is ex
poctod. Tho division dooa not Include
Capo Town ltsolt.
Tho latost roports show tho situation
to bo generally us follows:
Kurumun, if still unlnvostod, prob
ably soon will bo.
Grlrjuahind Wost Is flllod with small
partlos of llocrs, who aro working
south toward Pricsak for ttioimrposo
of co-operating with or supporting
Commandant llortr.og, whoso advance
parties are In the uolghborhod of Fru
zerburg. Tho Boers aro oloso to Graaf Iielnot,
whero of Into tho Dutch havo given
many demonstrations of oxtromo sym
In tho custom part ot tno colony
tho advanco guard of tho Boors Is oloso
to Murlesburg, about 35 miles north
west of Cradook.
Tho genoral opinion hero is that tho
position is not properly upprooiutod in
England. The Worooster oonferouoo
oxcitod tho Dntoh throughout tho col
ony. Many old rosldonts, who aro by
no means alarmists, regard a gonornl
uprising of tho Dutch as quite likely.
of the State.
COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL HAPPENINGS
A Brief Review of the Orowth and Improve
mcnti of the Many Industries Through,
out Our Thriving Commonwealth.
Grants Pass Is oonsidoiiug plans for
bottor tire protootlon,
Tho Burns postollloo has received a
uumbor of comliluatlon boxes.
Tho now dopot at La Grande is
ready to bo palntod and furnished
Nlnoty Danes Imvo mndo tholr
homos wost of Eiigono sluoo last lull.
Loounrd Llugron lost three fingers at
Mlnoral last wcok in u Bhot gun ooI
BOMB IN A TUNNEL!
Discovery Wat Made by Chicago I)
Chicago. Jnn. 7. Tho Ritenriii
, on lniirniiiuon from a Mtiurcn
ho iloollnt'H to mako pub llo, Dotol
.Sergeant McLaughlin located ul
; liipo Domii in ono or tho nlalics i
Lu Hullo strout tunnel shortly
midnight. Tho bomb huh taken
tho pollcomim to tho central staf
nun tiivnco arrlod to tho lam -f
wild exploded. Detvutlvo MnLnutJ
said ho received a hint to tho i
, that an effort would Im miiilo to
up tho tunnel lined for tho pusm!
tho North Hido cublo curs. Huft
, toned to tho scene and found n
ol tiiroo-lncti gas plpo about in ir
, long lu ono ol tho small arched ol
lugs in tho dividing wall of OwS
mil. A half-burntid fuso prutr
. ... . . . j
ironi ono cmi. vt nou touched on
lioin t Is said by tho policemen to
exploded with a loud roport.
,,. i- . . i.
' r.amer in mo nignt ono oB
sweepors employed In the tunnel si
! man about 25 years old mid shall
i dressed loitering in the tunnel. i
was asked what ho was doinu tk
Construction of tho now Hospital nt
Bakor City will begin in H'" "'rl.v nnd renlled. 'Nothlnir.'
i.."tt tun mo uinnoi iiurricuiy. ino i
Colonel J. T. Grayson has bought tno auspoct tho bomb was placed the
Lust Chauto uilno, in Cablo Cove, for a discharged omployo oi the compu
Two carloads of mining machinery FROM A BOER STANDPOI
for tho Cornucopia mines has arrived (
ut Baker City. Over
Quince Davis, who was seriously In
jured rooeutly ut tho Coos Bay Jotty,
J. P. Abbott a farmer of Wubco
16,000 Hardy, Determined,
Patrloti Under Armi.
Now York, Jun. 7. Clmrloj
Plorco, consul-general of the Ori
Frco Htuto in New York, mid tress
comity has finished tho most up-to-date o( thu Jlocr roliut funrt ln Al,
Revolution Tcrmlnatei and Two More
Caracas, Venezuela, Jan.
revolution has eudod, but ox-Soerotury-
General Peraza is said to bo, with
about 60 (ollowors, in tho
residence In thn county
Plans aro being drawn for a number
of modern residences at Baker City to
be erected lu tho spring.
Tho discovery of two now volns of
copper at tho Groonbaok niluo, Grave
crook district, is announced.
Tho Bison group ot initios near
mountain t Quartzbutg, Grunt county, has boon
sold to ii California syndicate.
San Juan do 1'ortJ Kico, Jan. 4. Tho Mcdford bank presented to Its
Passengois who havo arrived hero on customers and frlendB in Jackson couu
tho Rod D lino stouinor Philadelphia, I ty, 700 buokskln money Kuolios.
Paris, 111., Jan. 7. Thomas J. Coff
man, an attorney residing at Hume,
nairowly escaped being blown to
ntoms with nn infernal machine re
ceived through the mail today. The
box was of wood with a sliding lid.
It contained a pound stick of dynamite
and several match heads, which, how
ever, failed to ignito and explodo the
charge when tho box was opened.
from La Guuyra, December .10, say u
sorlous revolution has brokou out in
tho Marncuibo dlstiict of Venezuela.
Thoy add that the govorumout troops
havo defeated tho robots and arrested
20 of the leaders. Another rising is
roiiorted to have occurred in thu vicin
ity of tho Orinoco. Tho United .Status
auxiliary cruder Scorpion left hero
yohterdny to join tho Hurt ford nt La
NEARLY FROZEN TO DEATH.
Two thicknesses ol heuvv brown naner
Russia, it is said, inspired the i covered the box. which "was uddressod
charges of barbarity against German ' to Dr. Sylvester Colfman, Hume. 111..
Governor Geor announces the ap
pointment of Oregon's text book commission.
A Russo-Chinese agreement gives
Russia protection of one Manchurian
a brother of the lawyer, who opened
his mail. The inner tnrfare of the box
lid was studded with tucks, so ar
ranged that they would scratch the
match heads and there was also a slip
of sand paper fixed so that it would
bo drawn over them If tho tuoks failed
to dn thoir work. It is thorn-lit the
The semi-annual statement of Ore- i initimr nf tint box in thn mail diKnr.
and in tho
Amando Morales, a
amuck at Morenci, Aria.,
attempted to arrest him
fight killed Morales.
Henry S. Eastham .the only surviv
ing member of Commodore Perry's
squadron, which opened tho Japanese
ports many years ago, died at his homo
in Berkeley, Cal
A heavy explosion of gas ooourred
in the Hollenbeok mine, at Wilkes
barre, Pa. Five hundred men were
at work and all got out safely, except
two, who were badly burned.
The British foreign office expeota a
renewal of tho modus vivendi in New
foundland, but believes it will be im
mediately followed by negotiations
with the view of finally settling the
gon's state treasurer slioivs nearly $1.
700,000 cash on hand.
The transport Meade, whioh carried
large amount of specie from San
Francisco, has arrived at Manila.
Variety of European prunes which
ripens two weeks earlier than present
crop is to be introduced in Oregon.
A bill will be introduced at the com
ing Oreogn legislature making life im
prisonment the penalty for kidnaping.
It is nndrestood that at the conclu
sion of operations in South Africa,
Lord Kitchener will becomo commander-in-chief
United States Consul Wildman, at
Hong Kong, haB been granted a leave
of absence and will return to the
United States immediately for the
benefit of his health.
Tho Boer invasion of Cape Colony
has not yet been stopped. On the
other hand the burghers seem to be
gaining ground daily and are at pres
ent half way to the Cape.
The new Argentine-Chilean' agree-'
moot, in regard to tho frontier settle
ment, has been signed und the presl- '
dents of Argentine and Chile have ex
changed friendly telegrams of congrat
ulation. Tho war department has authorized
enlistments at Vancouver barracks,
Washington, for sorvice in new regi
ments to be sent to tho Philippine is
lands. Recruits will be sent to the
I'rosidio at San Francisco for assign
ment to regiments.
The steamhip Thomas Brooks, with
the Cnban officials on board, has ar
rived at Port Antonio, Jamaica. The
officials will inquire into tho British
methods of colonial government and
ranged its mechanism. An indistinct
postmark seems to indicate the box
was mailed at Logunsport, I ml. Tho
only other clew about tho box is a
printed label pasted on the lid, in
scribed: "Dr. J. W. Blusser & Son."
The United Stales marshal und the
local police nro investigating.
Three Men Were Blown to Atoms
Philadelphia, Jan. 7. A frightful
explosion of dynamite occurred in the
powder machine houso of tho Ilepuuno
Chemical Company, whose works are
located at Tlioinp90ii'sl'oiut, N. J.,
a thinly settled spot on the Delaware
river, 12 miles below this city. Tho
building was demolished and throe
workmen in it ut the time woro blown
to atoms. Several workmen in other
buildings were hurt by the force of
the explosion, but none seriously.
The men killed were in a frame build
ing, and were engaged in loading
oight-inch paper shells with dynamito
for use in blasting. It is thought the
loss will not bo over $50,00.
Man In a Drunken Condition Slept Out in thf
Cold for Quite a Time.
Express, Or., Jan. 4. A mini by
the uamo of Tudor started from title
place yesterday evening for tho Ilia
Kidd mines, about 11! miles cast ol
this place. A party leaving for the i
same place this morning found him
about half way botween hero and thu
mines in u frozen condition. Ho wiih !
brought to this place and later removed
to Huntington, whero ho could recuivu
As fur us could bo ascertained, tho
man had beon drinking quito heavily
before leaving here. On reaching u
cabin near tho True Blue mines lie
stopped for tho night and built up a
(ire on the floor of tho building, lis
then dropped off to sleop. Ho awoke
in time to escape boforo tho burniiiu'
structure collapsod, although ho sul
fered several burns. Ha crawled a
short dlstauco uwny and fell to sleep , jt0 road, ha
again. As the weather was bitter coin,
it is a miraclo that ho was not frozen
A Zambesi College.
Chicago, Jan. 4. A special
Record from Richmond, Ind., says:
Bishop Hartzwoll, of the Methodist
Episcopal church in Africa, has ar
ranged with tho Bov. Georgo II. Hoi
boldt, of Indiana, to go to Zambesi,
Africa, to conduct a college at Now
Ontolia, in tho country. This being u
British country, tho British govern
ment donated to the Methodist Episco
pal church $15,000 and 13,000 acres
of land for the purposo of building it
school to educate thu English residents.
Rev. Mr. Reiboldt's mission is to go to
Africa to sunerintend tills school, flu
will sail from New York the lust of ! couuty,
Tho mon who carrlod out tho dead
Clilniimiin that succumbed nour Cuu
non beach ruculved $50 for tho work.
A jiortlon of 1'oto Peterson's dike, on
Huyuo slough, Coos county, washed
out. Tho diimugo Is ostlinutud ut
Coiistiiuco Duffy Is hold in $100 1
bondH to await tho next term of court Th
lor Having uh-auiiuu jumi juiuu i
Tho road from Miami brldgo to
Garibaldi is obstructed with drilt logs,
uud It Is possible to got by thorn only
at low tide.
Two Marshflold youngsteis had u
duol with air Buim hist week. Ono
was shot lu the linger and thu other in
Paul Honco killed a cougar nour
Bald .Mountain, Polk county, for
which ho received $20 bounty from tho
Joo Poters, itobut 00 yours old, who
lived about three miles footli of Los
tine, Wallowa couuty, was found (load
near his cabin several days ago.
Tom MoKwon states that a thrco
foot body of oro averaging $24 has
beon encountered in the shuft of the
Snow crook proporty ut u dopth of 65
Dan Yager, who hns a gronp of
promising claims at old Centor, about
six milos from Sumpter, on ,tho Oran-
gono to Montana to buy
The Granito Hill mini locatod in
Louso Creek district, and owned by
Messrs. Hull, Mouguin und Booth, it
being operated on full time, with pros
pects of a good run.
Mrs. Captain Geary of Corvallls
made u compromise with the insurunco
has given out tho following stutoiiii
"Tho nows coming to us uxury
doui uy puiino ami priuvto cal
shows tho reported conquest of
Boers to bo n delusion. The nil
under arms on tho Boor side over
000 hardy, determined, Invinillilo
riots, ol whloh 5,00(1 nro now luvai
Capo Colony ngninst tho 210
troops In u (led fiom Grout Britain
her dependencies. Tho Hoots ti
loss In killed ami dying from won
havo not exceeded 1,50(1, but their
lu property has been very great
of tho Boers are armed with Maui
using a plain bullet, but many hi
Leo-.Mvtford rl lion, which lino the d
illiui bullcti, und lilt of tho latter w
caplutod from the KuglUh; t
bear thu arrow murk of Woolwich.
PRESENTED TO LANSDOWf
British foreign Olfice Has
London, Jan. 7. united Stnl
Ambuniuulnr t'hontu preMinted thn II
l'auncefoto treaty umuudiiiontH to
oeiotury of stato for foreign ufTn
tho Mnrqnls of Lanndowno, today.
No discussion occurred und tho
turo nf Lrd Lunsdowuo's answer
not indicated. Mr. Choiito Him
notified thu secretary of statu for fi
uigii affairs that ho had sent hi
document forwarded bv tho htuto
imrtmont. An answer piobahly wll
not bo sent until tho cabinet dincm
tho matter fully. The interview
tu'n.in Mr f!linntn iiml liril I.u
1 I downo was chiefly doiotod to nn
preskiou of the bitter's view on Chin
iiiiswor to tho demands of tho powc
It is understood that Hocrutary II
desired! to know what Grent llrltuj
thought of thoro iKiiuts, which Chi
in her answer said sho was unable
fulfill at prauut. No difference
onlnion aimeais to cxixt between 8
rotary Hay and Lord Lunsdowno.
Tried to Drown His Landlord.
Chicago, Jan. 7. In viow of sovor
persons, Joseph Schwelr committed tf
final act In a oufoHt'd plot to k
John Kordu, Schwolr's landlord. ffi
pushed Kordu into tho luko fronts
pior ut tho foot of Michigan street,
n point whoro the water is 12 ftto'
(loop, and then ran from tho scene
leaving Kordu to drown. lho p
company m which iwi uu.uu. ..n0( for ,10 intended victim w
lusurod, aocopting ?jJ000 in llou oi reH no(1 fro,n tl)0 watcr 0,. workm
tno ciuim ui .pu.uuu. ... ,,oar.i,y factory. Schwelr w
in n ilmnkon brawl an old man nnostod Into last night. Ho was si
named Aldrlch stabbed Honry Ziim- prised to loom that Korda was allii
oi.,lf anvarnlv on v rill tiniRN in tllR lllick BUd COUfOEBod tO aU nttOIUPt On t
and shouldoia. Tho wounds io not man's life.
A bam belonging to John Keith, of
tho Lewis and Clark rivor, Clatsop
was blown ovor rocontly.
The way of the transgressor is hard
in modern times. The persons who
commit crimes are daily coming to
L'rief. Escape is less frequent than in
In Now Zealand there exists a brass
band whose members are wholly
monnted on bicycles. This baud,
which is located nt Christchuroh, con
lists of 10 players, and those not mere I amusement parks. In England, espe
ly ride their bioyoles to practice but ' oinlly, thoy havo lately been installed
fulfill engagements on tho whoel. I in large numbers.
Will Pay Tax Under Protest.
Rochester, N.Y., Jan. 7. Tho latest
development in the womnu suffrage
fight, begun over a quarter of a century
a;r.o, when Suusn Ii. Anthony and her
sister, Mary S. Anthony, wero arrested
and fined, is the stund taken by Mary
S. Anthony in tho matter of taxntion
of her proporty. Sho sends notice to
County Treasurer Hamilton that sho
will not in the futuro pay taxes except
under protest, until she is allowed tho
rii'ht of snffrnce. Tho antinn lvtll
aaopt tno aesirauio leatures into tne jlkey re8it i t06t cnse boJllg
Cubun government. brought in the court.
Health authorities estimato that 10 ;
per cent of tho men who go to Cape
Nome never come back alive.
Over 800 of tho leading German
goldsmiths met in Berlin recently to
take part in the celebration of the
fourth contenary of Benvenuto Cellini's
Eloctrlo fountuins lmvo become very
popular, especially us attractions for
this month. Four head of stock wero burlod in tho
ruins but nono wero injured.
Sidewalks nearly two miles long
leading to tho church lira contemplated
ut St. Louis. For this and other im
provements on tho church properly tho
pariah expects to'uso about 100,000 feet
A now coal mining town, throo miles
southeast of Wilkoson, by tho namo of
Ilillsboro, bus beon platted by Andro
J. Hill and Joseph Finkolborg. Tho
plat contains 12 acres. A logging road
I ,,.,. n nna.nlnl.tl, n. .,..,.,..!. i frOm WilkOBOU mUB IIBUT tllO UOW
UI IUCCDU)jUa v u,.u-u. ... v . umu-.uu.i,
of what It now costs to distant British . townslto.
Cable Around the Globe.
Ottawa, Out., Jan.' 4. Sanford 1
Fleming, one of tho principal promot-!
era of the Pacllio cablo, has written '
an opon lettei to Hon. Willim Mullock, '
postmaster-Generul, in favor of u state
owned telegraph line encircling tho i
globe. This is said to bo tho bogiu- I
ning of a movoment to nutloulizo tho
cable and telegraph services of tho
British empire. If this were dono, Hii
Sanford says, it would reduce tho pric
General Batchelder Dead.
Washington, Jan. 7. Goneral Rlc
nrd N. Butoholdor, quartorinuster
gouoral of tho army, died horo thp
altornoou at 2:25. Gouoral Jluto loldfi
lm,l linmi In flnllniltn hnilltll for KOVUrt'
t. but bis illnoKH did nil
nssumo n critical phase until just In
foro tho ho'lidiiys. when ho sufTurc
from nn attack of angina pectoris. U
torment will bo mudu at Arliugto
cemotery, Monday. Genoral llatcho!
dor served ill tho quartermaster's dt
purtmont of tho Puclflo const, doinjj
ilntv ns chioi (lnnrtoriunsior in i urt
land, Or., and dopot quartormastor a:
Wrecked by Boiler Explosion.
Watseka, III.. Jan. 7. Bishop's
mills, controlled by the Puro Food
Milling Company, wero wreckod by a
boiler explosion today. John Spohrlo,
a member of tho firm, and Lute Mai
lott tho engineer, wore instuntly
killed, and Era Jones, a niillor, was
slightly injurod. The boiler was
l thrown 200 feet, demolishing Card's
hardware store. Tho causo of the ox
I plosion is not known.
A Disastrous Salute.
Tion Tsln, Jan. 4. Ten Gormuns
wero killed and nlno wounded at Lelo
Hu, Jauuary 1, through tho firing of a
ealnto with a dofeotivo oartridgo.
Pittsburg Ironworkers Strike.
Pittsburg, Pn., Jan. 4. Ono thou
sand structural ironworkers struck to
day for nn advanco of 0 couts per hour
in wages and n nino-hour day. Not a
singlo man is working, nud a number
of important contracts aro tiod up.
Tho Crowell ranch of 300 acros, near
Jaoksouvillo, has beon sold to O. J.
Knips, of Grants Puss, for $8,000, It
consists of 20 uoros in upplos, !I0 acres
in prunes, 10 acres in alfalfa, and 80
aores in new sown wheat. Tho pur
chasers uro rocontly from lown.
John Colter, alias "Sootty," has
beon hold in $1,000 bonds to uuswor nt
tho next torm of oourt on the charge of
robbing Thomas L. Edwards, of Mil
ton, of $100, Colter snatched a puree,
from Edwards at Peudloton,
Extensive Repairs to the Baltimore,
Wnshlucton. Jun. 7. Tho nnvi!
board of construction today docldod
rehubilitato almost completely tip
nrniROr Iblltilnoro. UOW lviug at tlf
Nnur Vnrk navv vard. Her iliiprovi
monts will involvo an oxpoutturo oj
n limit .KliOO.OOl). nud tako at least
yoar and n half.
End of the Vcnczeulan War.
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recently at Loeina, in uio
Trnvol hns rosumod ovor tho Lowis
and Clark roud, Clatsop county, nud
tho break in tho dike has boon repaired.
stng0 recently us
into district, hns boon deoisivojy f0
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