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Mindoro Natives Turn Against
lli Incnrrfonfc !
nil. llliiMI Nviitir
Titnitn Ann no troops at mindoro
Utebtl Governor of the lilind Killed Ftdtr.
alhls In i Luzon Province Warn
Mnnllii, Fob. 0. Nntlvoa have' ro
ported at Itii tu nn n tlmt n wook iio tlio
natives ol tlin ialitnd ot Mlndoro roso
ngnlnst the insurgents mid killed the
iusurgont governor. Tlioro uru no
troopa ut Mliidoro.
Tim Federal parly of Jlntnnn prov
ince, Including tlio proaldont ol each
liuolilo, liuld it big mooting nt Oranln
yoatorduy, mid rusolvod to notify tlio
insurgent of Batumi tlmt thoy must
ooasu operations within u wook or the
ii(iilo will usslat tlio Americans to
Hurroudora and minor ikiririliihoi
oontlnun in Houthurn Luzon. A taw in
smrgonts havo lieonklllod, Thoro woro
no American casualties,
Publlo (UhouiiiIoii of tlio provincial
government hill I"" been oomplotod.
Tho hill will bo puseod Wednesday,
nud noon nftorwnrd tlio commissioner
will begin tholr tour ol organizing
provincial governments in thosa prov
In con of Southern Lnwn wlitch Goner
I MaoArthur unit tlio commissioners
consider aulllclently pacified. Com
missioners Wright uml Ido, who nro
drafting criminal ntid civil codes, tuny
roiniilu in Mnnlln temporarily, to com
ploto tholr work by February 23, whon
tlio commissioners and practically nil
the omployoi will loiivo for tlio south
rn Ulundii, whero they will oxnmlno
tlio conditions and cominuo tlio oigau
izatiou of governments In province
which aro found to hn proiurod for self
fovornmout, Tho cotumiulononi ox
pout to spend tour wooka on tholr south
Fower than 400 persons attended the
mooting oallod by Souor lluoncnmlno
nt tlio Itiiul thoutor, In tlio Toudo
ward, of Manila, to lnnugurnto tlio
ovnngollcnl movement. Considerable
Intercut wan manifested in tlio pro
ceedings, and tluro wni Homo expros
aloua of approval of tlio nddrossos. No
ntlompt, howovor, win mado to com
mit the meeting to Protestantism, tlmt
aspect of tlio case being loft for subse
quent notion at hla discretion by Rev.
Jamcn II. Itogors, a missionary of the
1'reabytcrUn board, who was proient.
Honor lluoncmnlno explained tlio rollg
ions effort nil wholly uutaldo tlio 1'odoral
party,' which Imd boon organized solely
to promoto political polioo.
VICTORY FOR MEXICANS.
Engaged Mays IndUru and Killed and Wounded
StrLouls, Fob. 0. A special from
Oxhco, Moxtco, says: Tlio military
niitlioritos have boon advised of an
other engagomont which took plnco be
tween thu government troop and a
largo force of Mayn Indians. Tlio bat
tlo took placo nbout nino miloa from
ftantu Cruz, the stronghold of the reb
old, and rosulted in a victory for tlio
government troopa. Tlio casualtio on
the rnbql sldu wnro hoavy, it being
estimated that thoy lost ovur 800 men
killed and woundad. Several hun
dred rolnforooinonls have joined Gen
oral Bravo'8 command. It la asserted
that tlioro nro tovoral whlto moil,
among the officers of the Maya forces.
Thoy aro believed to bo Englishmen
from llrltleli Honduras, whioh country
borders on tlio Maya toirltory.
Vnloucin, Spain, Fob. 0. The nutl- I
Jo suit demonstrations which began in
Madrid in connection with tho anti
clerical play "Ulootra," hnvo spread to
"Valencia. Today crowds gntherod in
front of the Jesuit church of tho
Hacrod Hoart, wliero a confirmation of
children wna In progress, and shouted,
t "Liberty forovor," und "Down wlt.l
tho Jesuits." A Joault who wna leav
ing tho church wna hooted, and tlion
tho crowd marchod to the Josult col
logo and stouod tho windows and doors,
flttll shouting, "Down with tho Jesu
its." Finally tho demonstration was
dUporaod by goudarmos.
Philadelphia Editor Commits Suicide.
John T. Williams, editor of the Key
atone, n 1'hiladolphia trado paper, com
mitted suioldo by polalon nt St. Goorgo
hotel, Now York.
Receivers for Locomotive Works.
New York, Fob. 0. William Unr
bour and John O. Hoimliigton woro to
day appointed rocelvera to wind up tho
bualuoas of tho Itogera Locomotive
Company, at Patterson, N. J. It la
likely tho works wilt bo dieposod of at
'Trains Again Running Out of Pekln.
Berlin, Fob. 0. Tho German war
ofllco , lias rocolvod a dispatch from
Count vou Wnldorsoo, dated 1'okin,
which niiiiouiice8 that railway com
munication has boon rostorod botwoon
I'ekln, Feng Tal and 1'no Ting Fu.
Fit Only for Fuel.
Limn, Ohio, Fob. 0.V. F. Lakln,
-one of tho Standard Oil Company's
confidential men, returned today from
Beaumont, Tex. Ho snys that repeatod
testa show that tlio oil there cannot bo
rellned, and that' it contains only a
alight per pout of illuminating oil.
lie says that It ia tit only for fuel, but
that freight rufos nro so high' that it
i will never como Into competition, ovon
lor that, with Lima or Pennsylvania.
MONEY FOR THE ARMY.
Appropriation Hill Carrlti One Hundred and
Washington, l'ob. (I. The army ap
propriation hill, making provision for
tlio army, under the reorganization ro
cuntly onnctod an completed liy tlio
Iioiiho onminlttuu on military attaint
uml ruportoil liy Clialiinan Hull. It
carries approximately $118,0(10,01)0, iim
against estimate of about $1110,000,
001) m it (1 o by war department olllulnla.
Tlio total of army appropriation, non
oral mid deficiency, for luat year hki!")'
Kntod $118,000,000. C'lialriniiu Hull
nayN tlio jiroaont hill will bo ample,
and will not entail a dollolonoy moaa
uro Inter. Tlio coiitliiKoncy appropria
tion of $1,000,000 to "meet emornoii
cloa constantly arialnir," wna atrioken
out by tlio committee. Tlio main
ltoma an allowed aro: l'ny of odlcorH,
$5,000,000; pay of nnliatcd men, $11,
000,000; pay of retired olllccra, $1,
fi00,000i nurao corps, $1110,000. Tho
total loraabalatonceapproxlmatea $11),
000,000, of which amount $12,000,000
la for roKiilar ratioim and $0110,000 for
alak ami couvaloaceut ratlonn.
Tho nKreuntM for tho quartermaa
tor'a dopartmeut la tho lnruoat In tho
hill, roachlui: $57,11)0,000. Tho clilof
ltoma nros Quartermaitor'n auppllsa,
$0,000,000; Incidental auppllei, $2,
400,000 horaot for cavalry and artil
lery, $760,000; barruokH mid quartern,
$3,000,000; trnuaportatiuu'of army and
impplloa, $81, 000,000; olotliinu, etc,
$8,000,000. Owing to the tiecda of tho
paymaatora department, tho bill prauta
authority for tho dotal! of captatne of
tho lino na payniHatorc whllo there
may bo neooaalty for nuoli detulla.
BOERS CAPTURE BRITISH POST
Kitchener Reports Pall of Meddenfonteln 1
London, Fob. 0. Tho war ofllce lias
received tho following dlapntch from
Lord Kitchener, comninudur-ln-chlof
in Kouth Africa: j
"Pretoria, Feb. 4. Our pot at
Modderafontolu, In tlio Gaterrand, '
aoutheuat of Krugoradorp, wna attack I
oil by 1,000 lioera. The rollef column
out out from Kruiieradorp failed to ;
provent tho fall of tho post. No do- ;
talla yot at hand, but ofllcera and men :
captured at tho post ara arriving at
Boert In Portuguese Territory. '
Lonronco Marqnoa, Feb, 0. There la
a commando of 2,000 floors on I'ortu
Rueso territory. It la auppoaed that 1
their intention la to reacuo the Iloern
hero. The l'ortueueaoauthorltiea hnvo
decided to remove to Mndeira audi
Itoer refugees as deollne to surrendor
to tho Urltlsli. ,
SOUTH AFRICAN WAR. i
Kaffir Rifles Lost Heavily In the Engagement
London, Fob. 0. Tho Capo Town
correspondent of tho Daily Telegraph, '
wiring Sunday, nuya: 1
"It appears that in tho action be- '
tweon General Knox and General Do-,
wot, near f-onckal, tho Kaffir rifloa hub- ,
talnod about 100 caiualtlcs. Moro
mountod troops aro still ueedod. Threo
ilocr invading columns, of which Her
zog'a was for a time tho advance guard,
aro now moving toward the Orango
river. It is bolloved that Plot Botha's
foroo of I'.OOO men, with seven guns,
from Smitliflold, has crossed into the
Colony. British concentintlou ia pro
ceeding. Outlying garrisons are be
ing withdrawn for tho purpose of aoour
Ing tlio main Hues. Genorat Dewet is
oxpected to outer Capo Colony." ;
French Captured a Canyon. I
London, Fob. 0. General Kltohon-'
er, in a dlspntoh from Pretoria, doted
February 5, says:
"French's column, in driving tho
Boers east, captured a 15 pounder and
picked up parts of n Becoui) gun dis- .
nblod by our lire. Tho commandoes in
tlio colony nro being hustled. Tho
Midland commando is boing chasod by
Ilaig In tho direction of Stoytlorsvlllo.
Sixtcon of them havo rocuntly been .
killed by our mou." '
The Moddersfonteln Affair. I
London, Fob. 0. Lord Kltoliener, j
commnnder-iu-chief in South Africa, i
roporta to tlio war cfllco ns follows: 1
"Protorln, Feb. 6. Our oniualtlos
nt Moddersfonteln wero two ofllcera
killed anil two woundei. It appears
that tho post waa rushed, on a pltoh
dark night during a heavy rain. Tho
ouemy unmoored 1,400 with two gnus.
'"Campbell, south of Middolburg, '
engagod 600 Boers, who wore driven
back with loss, Our casualtiea .wore
SO killed or wounded.
"Frouoh la near Bethel, moving east
and driving tho onoiny, with slight op
position. Four of our .ambulances,
whllo seeking wounded, wore captuied. .
The doctors woro reloasod.
"Dowot's foroo ia reported south of
Boer Prisoners Escaped.
Sebaatopol, Feb. 0. Dlspntohos re
oeived hero any that four Boera who
escaped from n British ship at Colom
bo, Ceylon, nought refuge on tho Hus
sion vessel Kherson, whoso passengers
recolvod them enthusiastically.
Fought May Rebels.
City of Mexico, Feb. 0. Morida ad
vices show that Thursday last ft battle
was fought between Maya robot In
dians nud government troopa 1!5 miloa
from robot headquartera. Ki lit hun
dred Indians, armed with muskota, nt
taolted the Sixth battalion, whioh
held its ground, though outnumbered,
and InQloted a heavy loss on tba enemy,
who had 60 killed and abont 100
wounded. The federal troopa lost four
CAUSE FOR ENCOURAGEMENT ,
Irrigation Movement Is a New Thlnj to the
Heildtnt oflhc Eail.
'J ho friends of Irrigation need not
fear that beciiUM) of the iidvero treat
ment received by thu great numbnr of
Irrigation hills mid miiondments intro
duced in controls, uspelcally in tho
Iioiium of representatives, tlio national
ltrlriitlon cause lias sulfercd. It must
lio reiiiembered that tho irrigation
movement is a new thing In tho Kant.
I'rlor to tho prccent rei'slon of ronuroas
it has hardly been considered seriously
by 10 per cent of tho Kastcrn congress
men. And It must be remembered
that in what may bo considered tho
early ntngcs of a now movement, a
great mans of lltcraturu mid discussion
and elTort iniut bo put forth which
will serve simply as a menus of direct
ing attention to the subject and indi
cating the variety of intcrostsruud pur
poses favoring and behind it. Whon
Individual efforts and attempts at leg
islation In tho alia poo I hills introduced
and amendments ottered in congress
become to numerous an J insistent as
to assume the nature of a public
clamor, then the proper committee,
whether hostile or favorably diaposed
to the project, mint givo tlio matter
consideration: must gather all the kin
dred bills together mid. formd. Into from 1
tlibm a comprehensive nieasuie, and
make a report upon It. This ia tho
situation in the prosout short aosslon
of congress. Old and expected legis
lation ia preasiug in gronat volume for
enactment, and congreesmen are not
willing, In the limited time at their
disiOBal this winter, to take up exhaus
tively a how question, nor is it tho
purpose of tho friends of irrigation to
attempt to foroo tho rnbjoct. Nover
tlioless ovorr congreiamiin now knows
that tho quoation ia a coming one and
a question cousidnred to bo of great
and preaslng interest to n largo number
of people, inacludlug tho commercial
aoctlons looking for a murket for tholr
Tho desultory agitation of thia ses
sion on tho irrigation subject is serv
ing its purpose well.
More Than 100 Delegates From Northwest
Stales Meet In Portland.
Moro than 100 fruitgrowers from
Orogon, Washiugtn, Idaho, Montana
and Brltlah Columbia attended tho an
nual convention of the Northwest
Fruitgrowers' Association, which was
formally opened in tho auditorium of
tho A. O. U. W. tomple at Portland,
Or., Tuesday morning. Preaident N.
G. Blalock, of Walla Walla, presided.
After a prayer by ltov. A. A. Morri
son, President Blalock, E. L. Smith,
of Hood Itivcr; F. L. Wheeler, of
North Yakima and L. A. Porter, of
Lewlston, Idaho, mado reports of crop
conditions in their country, which,
they said, woro favorable.
Mr. Anderson, ot Victoria, a member
of the British Columbia doparjmont of
agriculture, mado a abort address advo
cating unity In tho different states and
in tho provinces. Following him was
Professor Van Demnn, ex-United States
pomologlsr, who spoke of the ntility of
a Pan-American exhibit. Tho North
west ImB magnificent Iruit, and should,
he said, demonstrate that fact to the
Former Fecretary Tonnesson, of
Tncoina, spoke of tho profitable moot
ing of the association which was hold
in his cltv last year. Secretary Dosrh
told how he had mado preparations for
tho present meeting, had sout but Invi
tations to growers ns fur east as Win
nipeg, and expected many visitors,
among them railroad mon.
Professor Mllllkeu, of the Idaho Hor
ticultural Association, spoko of condi
tions II. his utato. Tho state waa cut
in two by mountain ranges. The
northern pan ivaa humid and the south
ern arid. Irricatlon ditohea had been
successfully opurntod in tho southern
part. In the south, tho codlin moth
had boon moro destructive than in tho
north. Last year the state had one of
the largest-fruit crops it ever produced,
and a great deal was ultowod to go to
waste owing to look of facilities for
selling it. Moro than half tho orch
ards had borne their first crop, but the
problem waa to got rid of tho crop.
Suicide of a Legation Secretary.
Washington, Fob. 7. A cablegram
from United States Minister Hunter,
nt Guatemala City stntos that Sydney
1). Evorott, secretary nud ohargo
d'nlTalros of the Unltod States legation
tlioro, committed suioldo yesterday by
shooting himself in the mouth. Ho
had suffered a long illness, and it is
said tho act was commimtted during a
temporary aberration of mind. Mr.
Everett was appointed from Massachu
setts boing h sou of an ex-chiof of tho
diplomatic bureau ot tho state depart
ment. He was appointed to the con
sular servico as consul to Bntnvin in
May, 1807, nnd waa nppoaintod to
Guatemala City Juue 10 last. Ilia
parents aro residents of Washington.
Excelsior Arrives From Copper River.
Soatllo, Waah.', Fob. 7. The steamer
Excelsior arrived from Copper river, j
Alaska, today. Contrary to expecta
tions, sho brought neither Nome pas
sougera nor mull. The Exoeisior ro
ports that tho 8teamer Bortha waa at
Port vnldes January 10.
Two Children Burned to Death.
Now Westmlmtei, B. O., Fob. 7.
A lire, supposed to havo boon started by
damps, destroyed tho resldouceand
farm buildings of Guy Whiteside, of
Tynohead, and buruod to death his two
children, who were nsleep .vhon the
Humes broke out. Whiteside rescued
his wife with difficulty nud- tfTe two
mado frautio efforts to save the chil
dren, but were driven back by tho
smoke. A posse of farmers la scouring
the country for supposed inoondarles,
to Nison m m
Sentence Was Pasesd on Henry
FOR AIDING IN THE GOEBnL MURDER
Prisoner Prolesled Ills Innocence, Dcdalrng Ills
Conviction Was Accomplished by
Subornation of Perjury.
Georgetown, Ky., Fob. 7. Honry
E. Youtsey was sentenced by Judg
Cantrill this afternoon, and tomorrow 1
will be taken to Frankfort to enter 1
upon his term of lifn imprisonment. I
Youteoy was pale and weak when ho j
stood up to receive the sentence of the i
court. Ills wife sut near by and heard I
the sentence of the law couilgning her 1
husband to the penitentiary for life,
but boro up under the ordeal bravely.
Briefly, Judge Cantrill outlined the
progress of thu case from the time of
tho indictment until tho returning ol
"Now," continued the judge, "have
you any reason to give why sentence
should not he pronounced upon you?"
Youtsey shifted his poaltloa slightly
and cleared his throat. One hand
clutched the inpel of his coat and the
other rcated on the tablo. The court
room wna perfectly quiet. In a low
but audible tone Youtsey spoke these
"I have nothing to say, except that
I am innocent, and that my conviction
was accomplished only by bace nnd in
famous subornation of perjury"
Then he quietly sat down. For a
moment no one spoke.
"That waa a subject which you
should have addressed to the jury
which convicted you," answoted the
judge. "It is the judgment ot this
court that you be removed by the
sheriff, of Scott county to the state pen
itentiary at Frankfort, and there be
confined at hard labor (or the period of
your natural life."
The cate of Barbour Weaver, accused
of perjury iri the Powers case, waa
called for trial in the circuit court
thia morning, but, owing to the ab
sence of more than halt of the witnesses
for the defenie, was passed until the
afternoon to give attorneys an oppor
tunity to prepare an affidavit of what
the absent witnesses will testify to.
IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Great Northern Seems to Be Proceeding on
Vancouver, B. C Feb. 7. Optiona
on $500,000 worth of property in the
cast end of Vancouver have just been
securod by the Great Northern rail
way. The propotty laa water front on
False crcok. a branch of English bav.
The company Intends building a canal
from deep water on the main harbor
side of tho city to the site that has been
Two weeks ago the Great Northern
acquired tho charter of the Victoria,
Vancouver & Eaatero railway, whose
projected Use ia 300 miles in length,
from the Kootenai mining cities to
Vancouver. The plan ia for tho east
ern end of the line to connect with the
Great Northern system running out of
Spokane, which will give a separate
outlet at the cast, besides Seattle. To
cross the Fraser river at Westminster
is another feature of the project, and
Irotn thero to Vancouver, 12 miles, a
road will be built.
McPherson Ran On a Reef Near Matanzas
There Is No Hope of Saving Her.
Havana, Feb. 7. The United States
transport McPherson ran about half
her length on a reef eight miles west
ot Matanzaa in a fog this morning,
while on her way from New York to
Mantanzas. All the pasiengera were
transferred in tho ship's boats, and the
froight was unloaded.
A heavy westerly wind swung the
MflPheraon broadside to the shore this
afternoon. She pounded a large hole
amidsnlps. her engines shifted and the
shaft has sprung. There is no hope of
saving her, as she will sink If pulled
off. She Is rolling in the heavy seas
and is pounding badly, and will go to
ploces If the wiud Increases.
Meeting of Boer Sympathizers.
Frnnkfort, Fori. 7. At a meeting ot
the Boor sympathizers here today, at
tended by some 5,000 people, a resoln
tlon was adoptod appealing to Gieat
Britain to stop the war in SoiiWi Africa.
Christian Dowet, a nephew of the Boor
commander, was present, nnd was car
ried around the hall on the shoulders
ot the promoters ol tho meeting.
Robbed of Ills Purse.
North Yakima, Feb. 7. A new ar
rival from Canada, a young mau named
Ferrowe, was robbed of his puree lu his
room in tlio Lowo block thia morning,
Tho loss wna small, amounting to only
aont $15, but as this was all the young
man had with him in a straugo land,
it was quite serious to liim.
Brought Back From Cuba.
New York, Feb. 7. James J. Thomp
son, former correspondent at Detroit
for tho Standard Accident Inauranco
Company, who is allegod to havu ap
propriated $3,000 of the oompany's
money oud fled to Cudb, was brought
back from that island today under ar
rest. Ho will bo taken to Detroit.
Thompson waa nt work in tho United
Statea quartermaster's department at
AIDED THE REBELS.
Two Pramlnent Manila Merchants Arrested
An American and a Spaniard.
Mnnlln, Feb. 8. Theodore Carrnnzn,
a prominent and wealthy Spanish mer
chant, uml hemp ami cocoanur. buyer,
nun arrested this afternoon, charged
with furnishing supplies to aid tho
insutgents. C'arranza is a partner of
V. M. Carmen, mi American contractor
mid owner of boats, who has considera
ble transportation contiacti with tho
Tlio provost marshal and socret ser
vice officials hnvo beon watching a
number of merchants and transporta
tion men for some time past. The
police officials had a long intorviow
with Carranzn nnd at tho close of the
intei view the latter was planed In con
finement in tho Anda street polico sta
tion. Carman waa arrested tonight,
and aftor considerable questioning waa
sent to tlio same station. ,
'llio men are charged with conduct
ing tho business of buying copra (tho
dried kernel ot the coconnut, broken up
for oxport), from insurgent presidents
at Pagtaujan, on the eastern extremity
of Lnguna do Bay, and also with pay
ing assessments to tho insurgent cause.
The evidence adduced tonight was
to tho effect that the prisoners havo
supplies ot tho striped clothing usod
for insurgent uniforms. Both insurg
ent prealdentca who claim to have dealt
with Catrauza and Carman are now
imprisoned in Manila. One of them.
Fabella, fears hanging, because he was
capturod an an insurgent after having
sworn allegiance to the United Htatea.
He made strong statements intending
to implicate Carman and Carranzn, and
confirming the statements of Belch,
who became presidents of Pagsanjan
after Fabella's arrest. The police
have letters and verbal statements
from Carman, who sought Fabella a
release asserting that he was a patri
otic American subject. According to
papers found, both presidentea aro
culpable insurgents. Cnrranza and
Carman admit dealing with the Insurg
ents, but deny contributing to their
cause or furnishing them with supplies,
Carman is one of the best known
Americana in Manila. Ha has a mo
nopoly of carrying goods going through
the customs house ashore, from the
ships, and has made a great deal of
money. He possessed the confidence
of General Otis. Other Manila mer
chants are being investigated.
FIRE AT BAKU.
Four Hundred Families Lose Everything They
Have Twenty Uvea LosJ.
Bako, Russian Transcaucasia, Feb.
8. A fire broke out yesterday in the
magazines ot the Caspian & Black Sea
Company, which contained 0,000,000
poods ol petroleum. The conflagration
resulted in great loss of life and vride
apread damage. The flames spread to
other depots having a capacity of 12,
000,000 poods of naphtha, which pour
ed out liko a stream, inundating and
setting fire to the dwellings of the
workmen, which were totally destroy
ed. Many persona perished. Twenty
charred bodies have been found, and
upwards of 60 people are terribly
burned. Four hundred families lost
everything they possessed. The maga
zines aro still burning, and neighboring
reservoirs are in great danger. A gen
eral panic prevails. Eight naphtha
springs belonging to the Mellkoff,
Ualski nnd Caspian Companies, caught
firo 1'ebruury 3.
Earthquake at Sea.
San Francisco, Feb. 8. A violent
eathquake threw the steamer Guatemala
partly out of the water and oaused the
vessol to tremble from stem to stern for
nt least a minute off the coast of Ecua
dor during her last trip. Tho shock
took place when the Guatemala waa
five miles off the coast, about 160 miles
south of Guayaquil, at 7:15 o'clock on
the evening of January 10. On reach
ing Guayaquil it was learned that the
most violent earthquake in the history
of tho pi a to had taken place at the
moment when tho Guatemala had been
so shaken. No serious damage waa
Earnings of the Diamond Match Company.
Chicago, Fob. 8. At .the annual
meeting of the stockholders nnd direc
tors of tho Diamond Match Company,
whioh was hold in this city today, the
old officers and board of directors were
elected. The annual statement showed
that net earnings oqual to 13.3 per
cent on the $15,000,000 capital stook
have been earned. President Barber
stated that tho company's progress in
England is very satlsafctQry, 40 per
cent having been earned in 1900,
against 10 per cent in 1809. The Peru
factory was also reported to be operat
Washington, Feb. 0. Tho senate, In
exocuttvo session, mado the following
confirmations: Franklin Moses, ot
Alaska, to be register of tho land office
ot St.Mlchnol, Alaska. Postmasters
Oregon, C. J. Howard, Cottago Grove;
Washington, Francis M. Sohebelo,
German Capital In China.
Tho amount of German capital In
vested In China ia over $70,000,000.
Progress of the Mosquito Fleet.
Capo Spartel, Morocco, Feb. 7. The
United States cruiser Annapolis nnd
tho gunboats Frollo, Piscataqun nud
Wouipntuok, constituting tho mosquito
fleet, passed Cape Spartel today.
General Acosta a Prisoner.
Caracas, Venezuela, Feb. 8. (Via
Hay tlou cable.) General Acosta, chief
of tho revolutionary movement in the
Carupam district, is n prisoner in the
hands of the government forcea.
SPRING TRADE IS FAIR.
Business Is Best In West and South Good Ex
port Demand for Finished Products.
Brndntrcot'fl says: Buslnoss as n
wholo has beon of n largor volumo this
wook. Cold and stormy weathohna
unquestionably stimulated rotall busi
ness in boots, shoes, rubber goods nnd
clothing, and this lias aidod in lighten
ing the stocks carried hy retailers as a
loault of mild weathor horotoforo.
Moro has beon doing, too, in wholo
sale lines on spring account, and busi
ness in tills respoct is classed as fair.
Iteports aro relatively bost from tho
Wost and South, from whioh aeotions
advlcos are that tho total January
business compares woll with a yoar
ago. The contrary ia roported from
leading Eastern marxots, howovor,
and the nggregato done here has not by
far equaled expectations. Trado col
lections as a whole aro fall, tho only
complaint coming from sections where
mild weathor has interfered with the
distribution of heavy goods.
Tho weakness in foundry grades
is chargeable to largo buyers who, hav
ing secured their early wants now are
holding aloof, and to reports that
stocks aro increasing. A sale of 10,
000 tons Is leported closed at the con
cessions noted. Export trade in crude
forms ia practically dead, but In fin
ished linos a good business Is still do
ing In railway material, examples of
which aro shlpmenta of locomtlvea to
Franco, steel rails to Mexico and South
Africa, and steel billets to England.
Heavy calls for pipe aro reported from
the new oil district in Texas.
Wheat, including flour shipments,
for the week aggregate 3,776,100 bush
els, against 4,838,078 bushels last
Failures In the United Statea for
the last weak of January number 238.
as against 281 last week.
Canadian tailurea for the week num-
bei 27, as compared with 34 last week.
PACIFIC COAST TRADE.
Onions, new yellow, $2(32.75.
Lettuce, hot house, $1.50 per oas.
Potatoes, new. $18.
Beets, per sack, $1.101.25,
Turnips, per sack, 75o.
Carrots, per sack, 75c
Parsnips, per sack; $1.251.50.
Celery 60o doz. , .
Cabbage, native and California,
2o ner rounds.
Butter Creamery, 30c; dairy, 10
18c; ranch, 10c18o pound.
Eggs Ranch, 28c; Eastern 23c.
Ponltrr 13c; dressed, native chick
ens, 14c; turkey, 15c.
Hay Puget Sound timothy, $lb.uu;
choice Eastern Washington timothy,
Com Whole, $23.00; cracked, $24;
feed meal, $24.
Barley Rolled or ground, per ton,
Flour Patent, per barrel, $3.40;
blended straights, $3.25; California.
$3.23; buckwheat Hour, $6.00; gra
ham, per barrel, $3.26; whole wheat
flour, $3.25; rye flour,' $3.804.00.
Millstuffs Bran, per ton, $16.00;
shorts, per ton, $10.00.
Feed Chopped feed, $19.00 per ton;
middlings, per ton, $23; oil cake meal,
per ton, $29.00.
Fresh Meats Choice dressed beel
steers, price 8c; cows, 7Kc; mutton
pork, 8c; trimmed, 10c; veal, 10c.
Hama-r-Large, llKc, small, 11)4;
breakfast bacon, 13c; dry salt sides.
Wheat Walla Walla. CSOEOo:
Valley, nominal; Blueatem, 58o pec
Flour Beat grades, $3.40; graham.
Oata Choice whlto, 42c: cboica
gray, 41o per bushel.
Barley Feed barley, 515.50 brew
ing, $16.50 per ton.
Millstuffs Bran, $16.50 ton; mid
dlings, $21; ehorta, $18; chop, $16 per
Hav Tlmothr.$12a 12.50: clover.ST
Q9.C0; Oregon wild hay, $07 per ton.
Butter tanoy creamery, -JOtsouo;
store, 32 Jc.
Eggs 25o per dozen.
Cheese Oregon full cream. 13o:
Young America, 14o; new cheese lOo
Poultry Chickens, mixed, $3.75
per dozen; bens, $3.75; springs.
$2.00(33.60; geese, $0.00 8.00 doz;
ducka, $5.006.00 per dozen; turkeys,
live, llo per pound.
Potatoes 4560o per sack; sweets,
laO per pouna.
Vegetables Beets, $1; turnips, 75c;
pe.T eack; garlio, 7o per pound; cab
baee. lino ner pound: parsnips. 86c:
onions, $2 2.25; carrots, 76o.
Hops New crop, 1214o per
Wool Valley, 1314o per pound;
Eastern Oregon, 1012o; mohair, 25
Mutton Gross, best sheep, wethers
and ewes, 3jtc; dressed mutton, 6)i
7o por pound.
Hogs Gross, choice heavy, $5.76;
light and feeders, $5.00; dresaed,
$5.C06.50 per 100 pounds. s
Beef Gross, top steers, $3.6034. 00;
cows, $8.00(33.60; dressed beef, 0(D
7o per pound.
Veal Large, 774o; small, 89
Oo per pound.
San Francisco Market
Wool Sprinc Nevada. 113180 per
pound; Eastern Orogon, 1014o; Val
ley, 1517o; northern, ucgiuo.
Hops Crop, 1900, 15173o.
Butter Fancy creamery 20o:
do seconds, 17o; fancy dairy, 17
do seconds, 14o per pound.
Eggs Store, 22o; fanoy ranob,
Millstuffs Middlings, $17,00 &
20.00; bran, $14.50(315,00.