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COTTAGE GROVE. . . .OREGON.
NEWSDF THE WEEK
A Comprehensive Review of the Important
Happening of the Past Week Presented
In a Condensed form Which It Most
Ukely to Prove of Interest to Our Many
A new Russian loan of 424,000.000
franca is authorized.
Firo in suburb of Detroit, Mich.,
did $800,000 damage.
General Dowct, tlio Boor lender,
has resumed operations.
! Pennsylvania beat Annapolis m the
intercollegiate boat nice.
National organization of machinists
has ordered a general strike.
Yalo beat Harvard 57 to 47 in the
annual track and field contest.
Tho Porto has ordered all foreign
postoificcs removed from Turkey.
Tho steamer Princess Louise was
wrecked in British Columbia waters
An attempt was made to sell con
fidcntial documents in the Ncely case,
Seattle men havo bonded 1,000
acres near Willapa boy and will bore
TRACTION CARS COLLIDED. NEWS OF THE STATE I THE AnjNLLMY ARM.
About a Dozen People Injured Near Akron,
Akron. O.. Mnv 10. Two northern
Ohio traction cars collided t the foot
of a steep hill on North Howard at root
this nftornoon and about a dozen poo-
plo wero injured. Tho two ears wcro
loaded with nnssonccrs nnd wero trav-
cling closo together. For some reason
tho brakes on tho second car failed to
work and it dashed down tho hill at
a torritllo speed, striking the forward
car. which had stopped to take on
moro passengers. Strango to say.
nono on tho second car wcro injured
except Motorman Scott, who sus
tained serious internal injuries. Tho
rear platform of tlio fownmi car was
crowded and nil on tho platform wcro
moro or lesa injured.
It is not believed that any of tlio
ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM
ALL OVER OREGON.
Secretary of War Will Increase It to lis l!l
Washington, May 13.- Secretary
Hoot is n niun to whom wide dlnoro
tlon iu tho matter of Interpreting an
Commercial and Financial Happenings of nv administering tho laws might hnv
portancc A Drlef Review of of the wen given. '1 his is shown in his do
Orowth and Improvemeuls of the Manv tur,mulio to norcnMi tho artillery
' I WtlH lit II OA 4i llu full atuiliDili
Industries Throughout Onr Thrlvlntf Com. r . V t . . i.
, Congress, in its abject fear of crltl
nonwuiin uicsi warm KenorL t.. i.....i .....i.i.. i.. n. i.m
iviniu. iiniii-vt ii unit muni in liiu uiii
winnii lookral im If flin nrtillorv hapimi
t i.-i-t m i i...nt . . . i w i
jv nuiei win lh3 uuiit nt r.nierr,iisni.,f ....... . i... i i
Ui.i ,ii . i . ! . J"1 iiiu iiiiiij mio ivi lki iiiuivuaiu uiuy
nitlTIUIH Will itlVA n liniil.B nt l OlVl I - ...v. v. vx. w. j
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i imr cmiL imnn mr nv
tvissenirers on tlin forwnru car es
caned without injury of somo kind.
Many of them went to tlioir Homes ip A goi,00i jl0US0 llt Jolin D
in private conveyances and on tho prjCo ia $3 400
iwi flinii tint una rattel .
Strong indications of natural oil
and gas havo been found near Mil
1110 recoipts of tho Oregon stnto
laud ollico during April wero $23,
Tho contract hns been let for build
.....1 !...: ...... 1.1
not bo obtained. Tho city ofiloin.s ' 1,rtlicr 9! wl,elnlc linvliiR
had warned tho company that cars "u' u miscreants wiio stcntlnly
wero allowed to run too fast down tho I"'""ro incisures.
hill. A thorough investigation of 1 Tho Southern Pacific is puttinc in a
tno acciucnt will bo mauc.
20 per cent imoh for live years. Hut
tho man who drafted tho bill know
what thoy wero doing, and when it
en 1110 out as a law it provided tlm
not less than 20 per cent should lo
raised tho first year, and not less than
20 por cent each succeeding 12 months
until tlio full strength of the artillery
was reached. Secretary Boot inter
prets tho "not less" to mean that ho
is not prevented from making tho en
tiro increase at once, and so ho di
rcctcd that it Bhould bo done,
Tins is a very good thins. No
1,000-foot siding at Bice Hill. Other hranch of tho military servico needs
repairs aro boinc mado alone tho linn men so much as tho artillorv. Tho
in that vicinity. fortifications and tho equipment of
Citizens of Enterprise havo ore. 1,0 prtiii.Mt.otM with valuable guns
Fraud Order May Be Issued Against Further ixea an immigration board, nnd will
Support of It,
Washington, May 10. Tho treas
ury department is preparing
i - m.i..: ury ui-nuruncnt is prepanne a letter
.crfHcrjii.zy una iiuiuu 1.1. niiiuau. , i . (uuiA(rr. 1 1 llu .i.iiujiwi vny
that ho was tho author of tho Dreyfus " " 3 u,, i.. ' "Jl , hccn discharged and work has been
borderau. ' "V:" " . suspended for n time.
Embezzlement chargel against a- lprf.sl In tlm rnri- -i.,im ti.:.
School Land Clerk Davis, of Oregon, claim is nn old nn . ilntino i,nnl- in
may bo outlawed. Pacific Railroad dnvs. Durkeo at one
Troublo between the managers of time being governor of Utah territory
tho Buffalo exposition nnd union Tho original amount was SG 1,000,000.
workmen for a time threatened a com- Tho caso has been in tho court of
plete tie-up of work, but tho difficulty claims and more rcconti v in tho su
has been settled. prcmo court of tho District of Colum-
A irrin rnntnininf Ivtmmito wna in blll nn(1 rejected. Yesterday a lawyer
r' ' 1 r . j "--i 11. 1 . a
nf fiimiVntinn .it Vnrt Tnnn. CailCU Oil JJCCrCiary Ullge, WltlltWO
has leen far in advanco of tho in
All but eight or 10 men cmnloved iimiiia nmi iii in.i nmn.n... ..... 1,..
. . . . . . . I v ...w, vaav l((UV VH,( 0 III'
at 1110 Aiincrai uity smelter have .lnnmt in .....v-n 1,, 10 ivui
men, but with an intimation on the
wording of tho bill that tho inereaxo
1 .llllKIUtUI! UVUIU, JUKI Will . .1 ..1. . ,
seonro tho co-operation of other orCtt8Q of 11,0 rty. I tho Spanis
in tho same county. wnr C0"K J to inoreas
, . . , . , . . tho artillery from five to seven regi
.1 vu ,i, ,..- t,i mo wiinosses.
tents, causing a panic among the lu "'yw'"w
Mrs. McKinley is ill, and has been
taken to San Farncisco for a rest,
Her illness, while not serious, may
cause curtailment of programme for
the remainder of president s tour.
Two lives were lost in a New York
and mado a demand
The presidential party is now in
Eastern wool market shows no
Martinelli has received tho red be-
retta at Baltimore.
The steel trust will closo down the
Everett nail works.
English coal miners have decided
not to strike at present.
Fire in Augusta, Go.,, destroyed
$1GU,000 worth of cotton.
A firo in Seattle destroyed property
to tho amount of $200,000.
A naval war college is to bo estab
lished for tho naval officers.
Tho Industrial commission is in
vestigating rato discriminations.
The steamer Tantillion Castle,
wrecked near Cape Town, is a
Irefuso to pay it," asserted Secre
tary uage, "for tho reason that
would bo subject to impeachment
"Very well," returned tho lawyer,
1 nave witnesses to your refusal
It is stated at tho treasury that
many persons have been induced to
buy stock in this "Durkeo claim."
and for that reason it is proposed to
ask for the issue of a fraud order.
St. Petersburg, May 10. The Russ-
ky Invalid published details of the
recent operations in Manchuria. It
appears that North Manchuriun di
vision under General Zeripitzki
fought over 20 cnKujrcmciits. losinc
altogether z-i men Killed and seven
officers and C4 wounded, two officers
having died of their wounds. A
quantity of guns and rifles were cap
tured. Tho total result of tho oiiera
tions is that of three bands, which
at tho beginning of the year were
menacing tho peace of Manchuria,
two have been annihilated, and the
total third, after sustaining number of
defeats, is being pursued by the
Th nnryiront. Til.n fnr th i-rin'snr oquaurun
St. Louis have mystcrioulsy disap-
I -r . r.;... r- ir... in m..
. . , 1 jjujtcr mty, ur., juuy ju, ine
forest Iires in rcnnsyivania are Inrinmnil wool frmu-ers of Knrn
destroying immense quantities ot vai- Oregon aro arranging to call a con
uauio winner. vfmtion to mwt in thid r.itv at nn
Mimh disturlmnnfl continues nmon it early date to form a wool combina-
tho eduacated classes in Russia, and on- Tho convention will bo similar
tho nolico are kent busv. in character and object to tho one
1 1. 1 .1 a t 1: itr - 1 .1
. 1 t 1 n'i 1 1 3 1 1 "em m "wB tr yo., iv Miw uuy
A wuuiuu vi vuKcr yjuy ucienucu .. Tfthn AVvominf ulnn i nilont.
if i .. 1 1 ! . 1. 1. 1 r . - r 1 1
The stages between Canyon City
and Burns aro now traveling on the
summer scneuuie, nnd tho entire dis
tance of 70 miles is covered in one
day instead of two as heretofore.
Six cases of small pox are reported
was to Ik) made only gradually 11 1 20
per cent 11 year lor live years. Kvery
const state, every stnto where fortill
cations are needed, nnd where they
have been erected will applaud tho
notion of Secretary Hoot, as it menus
more heavy artillery, niitl fortillca
timm nll-nmli in tiln r..i nmi fnrttlli.ii
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uuiumuiii county win do ontire v lii.,u lu, nrnnii .ni 1 ...mi.,...
.... I .1.1. 1 r. 1 . ..... .....v uiiiiivii
oui ol ueui oy cepicmocr, iwui. plncotl upon them, nnd receivwl the
Tho bond on tho Republic mine, on care of trained and elfieicnt men, a
Griffin creek, Jackson county, has care that very valuable defenses have
been extended. not received during the past three
Dr. D. F.f Lane, of Salem, has been K0"
appointed county physician for
Tho Samuels creamery will bo
moved from La Grando to Baker Citv
anu tuo capacity doubled.
Anothor thing where Secretary
Root showed his judgment wan in
construing the stupid provision of
tho Sjwonor amendment to tho arm
bill, relating to tho Philippines.
There wero two amendments, one pre-
Tho horso show at Pendleton this pared by Senutor Spooncr. uivini: tho
year eclipsed anything of tho kind president authority to control the
ever given in that city before. Philippines, and Senator Honr fcc-
A new lumber company is to bn CMml the adoption of another regard
niwnnl nn nt Hunt in.lnn J. , Vl- K InillChlSCS, WhiCll WOtlld prevent
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. , . w. . , , IHIVI W1U X II.IIIIIII1U lllllVlllllllVlllr Hill!
been mado in tho Roannc GimletL..i.ii ! 'r..u ..
0 ; . . , . , I bKrav vuilllilliwiuili S
was received shownig that
was adhered to strictly, it
ore now than ever before. Tho mill would mean great hardship to the
mine, suuaieu no: lariromuoiu 11111. r,.,,iv
Tho Ashland mino is yielding more if it
Will Pool Their W00L
herself successfully with a pitchfork ed( the wool buyers will have to meet
when attacked by a tramp. tjj0 gr0Wers in convention and submit
. TInion Pacific haH pained control of sealed bids for tho wool which tho
the Northern Pacific and will prevent growers will offer for sale. Tho bids
tho proposed Burlington deal. will bo opened by the representatives
, , of the growers and contracts awarded
The sultan of Turkey has gotten to tho highest Bidders. The right to
hiiiibcu in wuuuio wiiu hid uiiiuaoBu- j-Qjgct nny and aIi bids will be re
uurs HJ iuiibluiii.iiiujiu uy iiiiuriuriii l RCfycd.
Willi tueir mulls.
Disastrous Seattle Fire
Seattle, Wash., May 10. A disas
trous fire, involving a loss of about
$50,000, broke out shortly before
noon yesterday in tho Walker block
on First avenue. Tho firo originated
in tho basement of Mitchell, Lewis
The United States Weather Service
will bo equipped at several points
with wireless telegraphy outfits, in
tho hope of rendering aid to shipping,
Those Porto Ricans who havo im
migrated from their native country
ir :: ...n i....,i ...:.i.
in iiunuii uitj nuii ijiuiow mill iiic . . , 1 i i
prospects and say they aro doing bet- & S,taver Company's bin ding, where
ter there Uian in Porto Rico. a large quantity of lubricating 01
was stored. Tho flames soon spread
A new gun now nearing completion throughout the building and to the
at the Watervlict arsenal is oxpected Marshall block adjoining and to the
to throw a projectile weighing 2,.JU .Lcland block, Tho lire department,
poundes a distance of 21 miles. It after soveral hours of hard work, suc-
will be on exhibition at tho coming cecded in getting tho flames under
fair in Buffalo, N. Y.
News has just arrived of a $75,000
firo at Dawson,
Tho allies defeated tho Chinese
west of Kalgan.
Secret societies at Nankin, China,
have joined tho reformers.
A well of boiling hot water,
been discovered at Valo, Or.
Ono person was eoverely
Americans Left Pekln.
Pekin. May 10. Tho United States
cavalry and artillery Ielt 1'ekin today
to march to Tong-lcu. imposing
farewell ceremonies attended tlioir
has departure. Alfred GaBclco and tho
other British generals with their
I nrn (Va virAvA TiKiantir anil tttn Tliii)alt
China will ask powers to obtain for 0fn,i i, Am-a
n lnitn r no tf iVii inilnmnittr I . K - . ...
uci v v v vj. outsido tho wal . Tho infantry and
The Cuban constitutional convon- headquarters staff will leave by rail
tlon adoDted the Piatt amendment. as soon as tho troops arrive at Taku
It is said that 1,000 pounds of
poultry will cost less to raise than
1.000 pounds of beef, and will sell
for almost twice as much. ,
Whilo finding that tho seed, trade
of England, generally speaking, is
well conducted, the departmental
committee appointed by tno ooaru 01
agriculture recommends tho estab
lishment of a central station for tho
purpose of testing seeds sent to it for
Turkey Tampering With Malls.
Constantinople, May 10. The am
bassadors of tho foreign powers havo
dispatched identical notes to tho
parte, characterizing the seizure by
the Ottoman postal authorities of
foreign mail bags us a breach of in
ternational law and holding tho porte
responsible for tho consequences.
One of tho mail bags oponod Sunday
contained dispatches for tho German
is crushing about 25 tons of oro ncr
Reports from tho Grand Rounde
valley indicate that tho prospects for
this year's crop of sugar beets is better
than ever before,
Mr. Wright, owner of tho Big Foot
mine, Uolcl 11111 section, has started
a force of men nt work on the Dougun
mino on bams creel;.
Tho state military board has dec id
ed on plans for tho coining O. N. G.
encampment. The Fourth regiment
and X irst separate bntallion will go
into camp, and tho Third regiment
will engage In a practice drill
Wheat Walla Walla, 59C0c,
valley, nominal; bluestcm, Gl02c
Flour Best grades, $2.903.40 per
barrel; graham, $z.t0.
Oats Vhitc,$1.301.35 percental
gray, $1.251.30 per cental.
Barley Feed, $1717.25; brewing,
ll.20 tier ton.
Millstuffs Bran, $17 per ton; midd
lings, $21.50; shorts, $20.00; chop,
Hay Timothy, ?12.5014; clover,
$79.50; 'Oregon wild hay, $07
Hops 1214c. per lb. ; 1809 crop,
Wool Vallcy,1213)c; Eastern
Oregon, 12c; mohair, 2021c.
liutter Jtancy creamery, lb
Ylc; dairy, 1214c; store, 10
12c. per pound.
Eggs Oregon ranch, 1414!6c.
Cheese .bull cream, twins, 13
135c. ; Young America, 13514c,
Poultry Ulnckens.mixed.sa.OO :1
hens, $-104.50; dressed, llJ2c. per
pound; springs, $35 per doen;
ducks, $ou; geese, $07; turkeys,
live, 1012c; dressed, 1315c. per
Potatoes Old, $l(j$1.2b per sack;
new, 'i'iyic per pound.
Mutton .Lambs 4bc. per
pound gross; best sheep, wethers,
with wool. $4.254.50; dressed, 7Jc.
Hoga Uross, heavy, &.7ou;
light, $4.755; dressed, 77c. por
Veal Largo, 7oc. per pound;
small, 8Jc. per pound.
Beef Gross, top steers, so5,2o;
cows and heifers, $4.504.75; dressed
beef, 8K8K' Pr pound
It is reported that some of tho
Btatcn Island ferry boats are moro
than 40 years old.
Count dc Maquille, tho last surviv
or of King unanes a's pages, died
recently at Nantes, aged 88 years.
Tho United States navv department
will exhiibt at Buffalo an 8x20 foot
map of tho world, on which will bo
placed 307 miniature lead models rep-
rAannt.fncv flin wnr flnnt.fl of nil nnflonn
and' their locations from day to day.
pcoplo of the Philippine islands.
After mature deliberation tho fee
retnry decided to allow thcu rogn
lutions for tho cutting of timber
which tho Philippine commission
had enacted to remain in force mid
not to bo interfered with bv the Hon
amendment to the army hill,
would havo lecn woll, perhaps
give tho secretary some authority
modifying affairs in Cuba, for he hat
a way of making stinh modification
of tho best interests of tho government
and tho people who aregoverned
WANT DOLE FIRED
HAWAIIAN LEGISLATORS DON'T
LIKE THE GOVERNOR.
The First Session of the Territorial Legislature
of Hawaii Comes to an End Without Ac
Suburb of Oetrlot the Scene lllazt Started
In Idle Mill.
Detroit, May .11. Fanned by 11 115.
iniles-nii-liotir wind, firo this after
iioui mvept tho west bunk of tho
ltoguu rivor In Dolrny, u suburb to
tlin south of Detroit, for throu iiiinr-
ttirs of 11 111II0, mid destroyed over
I tmw iwul 1 1. I .i..
. n..ln- A-u,l,ltfP,ldnl Dole If '"Vy w" " ."' I,r"l "".
vv,"t a 3 Tho ro or ir iiiited
the Legislature Willi
in tho root ot a
wuv nun, Tlio plant has not lwn
running for several months, nmi tlio
roof was iih dry ns tinder. The Imlld-
llllf WllH MflMIl 111 f1litlf.M llllll tlin 11....
Honolulu, May 7, via San Frimols. ,wp.,t fton)M ,v block to when) a dredgo
co , Mny 1:1. The llrst legislature 01 WIW tlrd Up. Despite (ho effort to
Hawaii cnnio to 1111 end the evening of iVo her, this craft was burned to tho
April 30, according to Governor Dole, .....tur's edno. (Ironl emburs wnm
andthoiioxt night according to 11 ..lokp,! ,v ih0 w!iid and droimn.l
majority in both houses. Tho login- wivernl dlreotioiiH, suiting fire to
latum cihIihI Hm existence nt logger-
hembi with tho governor all along tho
lino, anil without having punned a sin-
irlo ono of tho Important meiiMiirrs to
which tho homo rulers wero coin-
Dnlray has 11 stiuill lire department.
which responded with three onglncH
mid the (lrolnjut Hnttlo. liven tli
g rent out streams of the llroboitt wero
niii,ui ...., 1 .1... ....i,..t.iitiiriiiimiir. 1: i ... ..i. ..i.i. .1. .. .
iiiihvm, mwii .iiuvuuii. v"- iKlworicss 10 uiiuuk iiiu iiaiuos wiilclt
act, which the governor killed. W(iro rnig down tho river bank for
inoiasiaotoiuionouno uiu oven- Uimi9 0f foot. WI1011 iliirkneHn fell
incof the 30th. wAs to nnss n concur-1 n,, .,,,, frnm tlm l.nrnli.,. i.i.,- 11
rcnireHOiuiioiucontnininganioinoriai um,mted tho sky for miles. Tho
.0 rrOHKlOIll .MCKllliey lor IIIO ruiliov 1 rmimn worked on tho 1 m it tiwKl ..II
al of Governor Dole. Dole is charged nlK,t t0 k(,q, t from spreading to
witii mollis iiiiiuuii'u inu nut ui tiuother proiioriy.
legislature, withholding information
mid reivorts that were called for, nnd
refuHlng to co-onernto with tho law
makers. The president is asked in
tho resolution to use his influence in
bclmlf of an extra session of tho legis
laturo to transact general legislation
which Dolo refuses to grant. Iu con
A TRICKY BANK" TELLER.
Mis Scheme for Making Money Led to lilt
Now Orleans, May 11, Samuel
Flower, paying teller of tho IllhernliL
elusion, tho homo rulers nsk that Dole National bank, has been arretted hero
lm removed, if tho president sees no charged Willi 11 mioringo 01 )f:m,i)00,
other way of bringing about an extra Tho Udelity & DoKlt Company, of
pension of tlio territorial legislature, Daltiiiioro, n oil Flower's IkjiiiI for
leolarinc that tho uovcrnor has acted $25,000. It is alleged that I'loner.
in such a innnner m to lone tho confi- exiH-ctliig nn oxaiiiination, Kent, to nn-
donee of a majority of tho K.'opIo of other bank In this city 11 government
tho territory. sealed piicungo sain to couiiiiu jw.ooo
Tho concurrent resolution imsied nnd received in cxciiango lor It .fit),
through IkiUi houses by largo mnjori- 000 goltl oleiiring Ihhimi certificated of
tic, all tho native homo rulers voting tho denomination of $5,000 rueli.
for it. It did not get to tho senate His cash having boon counted by t)L.
until tho day after the end of tho isatioiml bunk examiner tlio evening
session, as calculated by tlio governor, bcioro and loutul correct, it is alleged
nit on that day tho native party in ho returned tno clearing iuuihc certili-
tho Semite luiased it
Governor Dolo created a sensation
by saying that ono of his reasons for
not granting an extra sesilou was
that ho had Ikkhi reliably informed
that bribery was taking place, Both
houccs passed a resolution demanding of this city,
NEW ORDER OF THING8.
Interior Department Will Require Important
Washington, May 13. A new order $-10,000 package to all iipiK-nraiiees.
This package was oiwncd and counted
en ten to tho bank from which ho hud
reeolveu them und received in return
his unbroken government imckiiKe.
snid to contain f 10,000. Thin pack.
ago was received by tho llilioriiin.
Itntioiml Uank from tho nub treasury,
in .March hint, and con
tained $1,000 iu $1 bilk It in al
leged that Flower had preserved tho
label from an old government package
that did contain $10,000 in denom
inations of $10 each, which ho punted
on tho package, containing only
f 1,000 in $1 bills, thereby making it
First Under the New Federation Opened
Duke of Cornwall.
Melbourne, May 13. The openinc
ot the llrst federal parliament which
took place at noon was a most im
prcsivo ceremony. Tho capacity of
the exposition building, the sceno of
tho ceremony, is 12,000 people, but tho
available space was taxed to the ut
most. Tho decorations consisted of
regimental standards, trophies of
arms and floral festoons.
Tho doors wero opened to ticket
holders at 9 o'clock in the mornimr.
and by 11 o'clock tho auditorium wus
filled except the royal dais. This
was located beneath tho great dome,
It held a singlo row of chairs, tho
largest, in tho center, being stir
mounted by a small gold imperial
crown. Tho wholo was overjiung
with tho royal standard. In front of
tho royal chair was a small table,
on which was a telegraph key, by
which tho Duko of Cornwall and
York was to flush tho opening signal
throughout tho commonwealth, when
tho Union Jack was to bo sunultuuc
ously rawed in every settlement of
Tho majority of tho audienco was
composed of ladies, mostly clad in
mauve colored costumes, but many of
them wero dressed in white. Bril
liant scattered groups of army and
navy uniiorms gavo color to the
scene. Fnoing tho dais was n slightly
raised platform, where seven rows of
chairs accommodated tho inoinbrers
of tho commonwealth parliament.
Tho lofty nortlV transept was do
voted to the members of too state par
liaments. j-;ast and west 01 the dnis
wcro grouped tho ministerial stud's.
The remainder of the hall nnd tho
galleries wero packed with a well
dressed, enrnessp, expectant crowd,
A great orchestra enlivened tho ante
meridian hour with operatic airs.
Our Mall Not Tampered Wlh.
Washington, May 13. No United
States official mail was included in
tho lot of foreign mail which is ro
nnrted to havo been tamnernd with
while passing through Turkoy, thus
forimng tho subject of a protest from
tho diplomatio body at Constant!-
nonlft. Thn offiein.1 Trmil frnm nnr
minister, Mr. Loishman, and his mail
for tho state department nover passes
through Turkoy in transit,
things has been inaugurated in
tho Interior department and its sev
eral branches, relutivo to making
public certain rcimrts that ara do
sired from titno to timq by tho
Washington corrcepondbntn. . Here
tofore tho geological survey, which
is one of the bureaus of this depart
ment, has been allowed to run along
with comparative iudceiiiIoiice, and
111 11 way It gave general satisfaction
Under tho old regime tho nuwspaierH
wero given access to the many reports
that are prepared by the survey from
tinio to time, often when tho rcjtorts
were still in manuscript form, runv
this is changed, and no reports will
bo accessible until they aro in galley
proof, or even a more advanced stage
Tho objection to tho ncwriillni; lies
just here. Tho survey sends its par
ties out in the summer. During tho
winter months tho fluid forces aro oc
copied in Washington writing up
their rcjiorw, which nro generally
profusely und valuably illustrated. It
is well into tho spring before tlieso
reports aro completed in tho munu
script. It very often happens that
tho reports of iv past season s obser
vatiotiB, if made public in tho spring,
will bo of great valuo to prospectors
after his departure from tho bunk.
PHILIPPINE POLICE FORCE.
Already Organized, Including Over Six Thou
Washington, May 11. An exten-
sivo resume of tlio organization unit
varied conditions of tho Philippine
native ihiIIco force in contained iu a
statement mado public by tho divis
ion of insular affairs of the war de
partment. Tho reports recites that,
ficcauHO of tho jioverty of tho munici
pal tied, the Philippine coiuininsioii
approplrnted tho sum of $150,000
to provido increased pay for the Inxly,
and offered through ticnoral Jliic-
Arthilr, further incentivo in the
way 01 increased compcitMition lor
cases of meritorious and faithful serv
ice. Lata reiKirts received at tho war
department indicato that an efficient
and loyal force of natlvo ixillce has
now beon organized, with pronjiectn ol
further extension and increased abili
ty. Tho total forco now numbers 0,-
349 officers and men, a great many ol
whom aro on tho meritorious list and
nnil otlmrs In tlin Pnon Itiimiwllntntv TCCoivo luldtiioilttl pay. TIlO body at
following tho scientific oxnminntion. presents concentrated in Northern
Under the old order of things, when
manuscripts wcro tcmorarily nviula'
blc, tho newspapers could get at tho
facts at a comparatively early stage,
and when muoh of tho information
was fresh and newsy.
Hut now tho assistant secretary of
tho interior, who, in tho absonco of
Secretary Hitchcock is tho "whole
thing," sets out.at onco to exert his
authority by issuing an ordor forbid
ding tho publication of extracts from
tho manuscript. This means that
tho reports will bo hold back until lato
Luzon principally, although the
Visayas, Mindanao, Jolo and South
ern Luzon havo polico forces, of con
siderable strength, In many of the
towns tho men lire fully uniformed. .
KLONDIKER8 IN LUCK.
Miners Are Enjoying Greatest Harvest Iu the
History of the District.
Port Townsend, Wash.. May 11.
Itcturning Dawson passengers on the
-ri..! i.!i. t 1 cm
n tho summer or fal . and nossililvl L. .1.... t. ...i - .1 -
i , V ' tt"?J? ? Klondike aro enjoying tho greatest
uiu jiuiiuu win luuvuuii'ii 1 rum get
ting tho benefit of tho most import
ant facts for a wholo year, in effect.
The Appetite Grows.
Berlin, May 13. Tho Berliner
Tagcs Zoitung, which prints a Wash
ington dispatch assorting that the
United States government is think
ing of securing ono of tho Azores as n
coaling station, says that "tho appo-
tito grows with eating."
Dublin Caper Seized.
Dublin, May 13. Tho nollcn to.
night soized William O'Brien's week
ly paper, tho Irish People It is ro-
iiuiitu um uiu uuizuro WHS maun on
account of reilcctions upon King Edward.
harvest in tho history of tho country.
owing to tho iibundanco of the surface
wutor, which is being utilized in sluic
ing tho dirt tnkon out during the
winter months, mid tho yield of yel
low metal will exceed tho best expec
tations of tho mine-owners.
Tho Viotoria reports considerable
excitement iu tho north, caused by
tho smallpox cpidoiuio, und variout
settlements aro taking every precau
tion to check and wipe, out tho dis
ease. At Bkagway u mass meeting
was hold, tho Indians wero drivon
out of tho city, and n strontr cuard
was placed around tho town to prevent
uioir return, nearly ail sootions arc
in quarantine. Kvorv strancor arriv
ing is hold up and inspected.
Watch Trust Falls Through.
Boston, May 13. A director of thn
American Waltham Watch company
says : "Tho officers of tho American
Waltham Watch company havo in
formed tho promoter of tho nronosed
watch trust that that company will
not become a party to any consolida
tion of watch companies. Other com
panies havo also declined to go into
tho trust movement, so tho comblnn
has been abandoned.
Northwest Postal Orders.
Washincton. May '14. Tlm nost.
oflico at Brinnin. JefrWunn nniliirV.
Wash., has been moved ono inilo tc
tho south, without ohango of post
master, Tho oflico at Kaufman, Fre
mont county, Idaho, Jpis boon moved
two miles north, without chan ol
Tho Minnesota eamo warden U
hatohing 100,000,000 wall eyed plko.