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COTTAGB GROVE .. OREGON.
cent in British India
EVENTS OF TEE DAY
K Comprehensive Review or the lmporint
Happenings ol the Past Week, IViMnttd
In Condensed Form, Which li Molt
Likely to Intirtit Our Many Reader.
Alphonso XIII is now king ot Spain.
r A rnco riot nt Atlanta Ua., resulted
in eight deaths.
Mount I'fllco in again activo. A new
volcano haa brokon out to tlio nortli.
An anarclilat plot to tako tlio lifo of
tho king of Spain lias boon discovered
A tornado swent through Texas, kill
ing 00 people and injuring n hundred
A high wind along tho California
coast did much damage off San
United States trado In the far East
rIiowb grout gains during tho poet year,
being -100 per
Tho kaiser may come to Washington
to tho unvcilinc of tlio statue of I-rod
erick tho Groat, which ho presented
to tlio United States.
Mount I'elco shows signs of
Tho fotes in honor of King Alfonso's
coronation began Saturday at Madrid.
rackers say tho increaso in tli price
ol bcof is duo to tho rise in value 01
Kmporor William will present to tho
United States a statue of Frederick the
There is a good prospect that the In
dian war pension bill will be passed
this session of congress.
All tho Boor leaders are assembled at
Vorelglng, Transvaal colony, to vote on
tho British terms of peace.
Richard Croker says that lie favors
Robert Van Wyck, ex-mayor of New
York, as the head of Tammany Hall.
The sea has encroached from 10 feet
to two miles along the St. Vincent
coast since the explosion on .Mount
A father and his two sons murdered
two constables in Queensland and cre
mated the bodies. Tho details of the
crime aro shocking.
William J. Brvan is at Havana vis
iting. The senate has passed tlio fortifica
tions appropriation bill.
Scientists fear another eruption on
tlio island of St. Vincent.
Two American swindlers were clev
erly kidnaped from Canada by detec
tives and brought back to the United
The FariBians are moro interested in
the auto races than in tho calamity
that befell the French colony at St.
A delegation from tho iiaytian pro
visional government has gone to confer
with tho insurgents in an endeavor to
avort civil strife.
The burning of the dead of St. Pierre
in great pyres saturated with oil and
tar, led to the belief that Fort de
France was being destroyed by fire.
The fetes marking the inaugural of
tho now Cuban republic began Friday
night with a banquet to Governor Gen
eral Wood and his staff by tho veterans
of the two wars for Cuba's liberty.
Congress has raised its relief appro
priation to half a million dollars for
The Danish parliamentary commit
tee is deadlocked on the Danish West
There aro 2,000 dead at St. Vincent
island from the volcanic disturbance
in the West Indies.
French troops aro interring the dead
at St. Pierre very slowly. Looting of
tho bodies has begun there.
Since tho capture of General Meth
noil tho British have reduced tho force
of Genoral Delarcy by 800 men taken
Tbe president has ordered a review
of the Rathbone case. Tills may
necessitate amendment of tho Cuban
Three thousand and fifty gas workers
are on etriko in Chicago because their
companions had lsaen discharged for
joining a union.
Oregon has received 14 gold medals,
four silver medals, 18 bronze medals
and 82 honorable mentions at tho
At Tucuncariz, N. M., three men
were killed in a fight.
The strike in the Oregon City woolen
mills is practically over
Americans will own the ships of tho
new shipping combine, but they will
fly tho English Hag.
The coal shortage is already apparent
at Reading, Pa., in consequence of tho
Scrantonjnines being idle.
GEN. CHAFFEE'8 RETURN.
Iltd Sallirittory Interviews With Dados ol
Manila, May 21. General Chaffee
returned hero, today from I.nko I-nnao,
in the interior of the island of Min
danao. Ho said ho saw several Moro
Dnttos while there and had most satis
factory Interviews with them. Nearly
all the Dattos and especially tho sur
viving sultans claim to entertain friend
ly feelings tnwnnl tho l"nitod States.
In view of a cablegram -which lien-
ernl Chafloo received today from Hon
oral D.tvis, who is in command ol the
American force in Mindanao, and in
which it appears that Datto Ruty lias
apparently refused to return the ani
mals he captured from tho American
nrniy, General Chaffee is not prepared
to say that there will bo no more light,
ing in Mindanao. General Davis re
ports that Datto Ruty hays he is ready
to light, but General Chaffee believes
that although it may ho necessary to
bring this D.itto to terms, his resistance
of the American loroos must necessarily
Datto Uuty's forts are situated on a
high hill. They could bo Mirrounded
by n lino of skirmishers, who could
prevent the Datto from obtaining water
and who could thus force n practically
bloodless victory in a few days.
GAS EXPLODES IN A TENNESEE
MINE WITH FATAL RESULTS.
Only One Mm Escaped IniUnt Death and
lit Will Die ol Hit Injuries-Was Iht
Oldest Mine In That Dlililcl. Mln
Been Worked Since l?70-Woik ol Res
cue tttun at Once.
THE PHILIPPINE DILL.
Will Take the Whole Time of the Senate
Washington, May 21. Tho entire
time of the senate for the present week
will be devoted to the consideration of
the Philippine government bill, and
there are hopes that the debate on that
measure will Ik- completed leforo the
end of the week. The fact that there
will lie an adjournment of the senate
covering next Saturday, in order to
permit that body to participate in the
unveiling of the Rocliambctiu statue
probably will have the effect of post
iKiuing the final vote until the follow.
ing Monday or Tuesday. There is,
however, 110 longer doubt in any quarter
that the minority will permit n vote as
toon as the debate on the bill is ex
hausted. Under the present arrange
ment the bill will occupy most all the
time of the senate this week; the pros
pect is against tho sandwiching in of
much other busbies-. Speeches in sup
port of the lull are promised by i-ena-tors
Burrows. Dolliver and Spooner,
and in opposition to it by Senators
Hoar, Bacon, Patterson and others.
ENGLANO'S LATE SUMMER.
Rain, Snow and Hall Put a
Damper on All
London, May 20. So far as it has
progressed in London, rain, snow and
hail have been England's harbingers
of summer. Never has there been such
an inclement spring. Americans who
have come over for the coronation sit
around in doleful groups, waiting for
the sunshine that never conies. Wo
men go to the opera and clubs in furs,
and the men have long since reverted
to their winter clothes, to prematurely
discarded in sunny April. No amount
of festivities, and there are plentv of
Coal Crook, Twin., May 21. Be
tween 15 and 22.1 men and Uvs met
instant death at tlio l'ratorvillo coal
mine, located two miles west of this
town, at 7 :30 o'clock yesterday morn,
ing because of gas explosion.
Of the large numlior of men nnd Ikvs
who went lo work in tho morning only
0110 is alive and ho is so badly injured
that ho cannot live. One hundred and
seventy-live- miners were cheeked In for
work yesterday morning by the mine
boss. In addition to these there" were
lioys who acted n helpers and driven.,
and roadmen and others to tho number
of perhaps n- The Fratervilh" mine
is the oldet mine in the Coal creek
district, having been opened in IS70
It is fully three mile from the opening
of the mine to the point where tho men
were ut work. They had not been nt
work long U'fore the terrible explosion
occurred, lliero was a fearful roar,
and then flame shot from the cntriinco
and the air shafts.
As soon as possible two rescuing par'
ties were started in, one at tlio mam
entrance, tho other through tho Thistle
mine, which adjoins, and in which no
men wore at work. Tho Thistle party
was unable to make any headway, as
the gas stilled the workers. The I ra
terville party went fully two miles
under the earth until 11 he.ivy fall of
slate was encountered. At this barrier
the men worked desperately, hoping
against hope that those beyond might
The new of the disaster spread
quickly, nnd the scenes at the mouth of
the mine while the workers were with
in were beyond description. Work
was suspended in Coal Creek nnd nil
its mines as soon ns the news became
known, and men, women and children
gathered around the Fratorville en
trance. Worrell w bote husbands and
sons were within wore wild with grief.
All day long the rescuers toiled at the
slate obstruction, and not until 6
o'clock did they force an entrance
through it. Up to that hour only live
lead bodies had been recovered, and
hope was still high that many miners
within were still safo. The hopes of
TORNADO IN THE SOUTH.
Ninety Dead and Over 100 Injured hy t
Storm In Texas-
Pallas, Tex., May 20. A special to
1 tlio .News from (lolhid, Tex., says:
ninety are dead. Ovor 100 aio
1 wounded. In iiddltlon theto is a gap
ing wound in the town the path of
one of the most destructive cyt louc
over Known In Texas. Tho tornado
struck this place about .1: 15 o'clock
yesterday afternoon, lusting only itliout
live minutes, leaving death and disaster
everywhere in its wake.
It came from the southeast without a
warning, completely demolishing a
strip itKuit two blocks wide through
the whole western part of the town,
about 11 mile long. Among the many
houses demolished nte the . Baptist
church and parsonage, Just built, the
Methodist church and u colored church.
It is imossible to estimate tho number
of houses destroyed, but It is thought
tho number will reach 100. The
amount of damage done cannot lie ap
proximated,' but it is very gieat. All
the human dead and wounded have
boon taken caro of. Tho path of de
vastation is strewn with all kinds of
debris mid dead and wounded uniinnls.
The pitiful cries of the wounded are
to bo hoard oven when", nnd at times
A report Irom the country around
Goliad is to the effect that no damage
A special train bearing the O'Connor
guards, six physicians, nurses and
many volunteers, cume from Victoria,
anil also a special train from Cucro,
bringing physicians, nurses, druggists
and volunteers. Although everything
ts Doing done for tho reilef ol the
wounded, cries for physician." and mod
ical attention are everywhere heard.
So far 00 dead and 120 injtnod have
HALE MILLION INI ION
WILL DE CALLED OUT UY THE
Will Practically He Up Hit Industries ol the
Country, Parable lluilncu and Incon.
venlence the People all Over the (lulled
Slalci A Special Scnlon ol Mlncwork
en Will Comldcr the Mailer.
lliuelton, Pa., May 111. Tlio anthra
cite mliiuworkers, in convention, In or-
dor U In their strike, unanimously
decided on a plan that, curried Into
RICH STRIKE OF GOLD.
Sampler Mine Yields a Slieak el Ore Which
Auayi 30,000 lit I In fun,
Baker City, Or., May 10. A message
irein Mimpier says that tlio strike In
tho tlolcoiiila mine, which wni tepnrled
I'liiiisilay, proves to bo much gioator
Hum nt llrst supposed. Tho Hlnr.o sunk
frvm tho 200 foot level has opened up
1110 oro snoot winch was llrst discovered
In I Hint, and afterwards lent because
the former owners persisted In looking
tor it to the south of tho main shall,
assuming that It dipped in that dime-
tlun. 1'hcro is a rich pay streak In tho
vent matter tliat averages 10 In IK
Inches wide, and tho iisuvh tuado today
from samples of 010 from this portion
of the vein iiiii K0,000 o the ton. It
I till... . . . . .
successful operation, would practically I 11 mining .10, a.1,1 so net, that
""' coin pure gum. Aside from liolng very
paralyze busliises and inconvenience , vnluablo the specimens are exceedingly
the people throughout iho United ' Iwuitltitl.
States. It is their desire that 11 spoetal i "''"" "" "'" VV
session of the convention ol tho United "'"ro lt'.w ''I'1"' "II'IiuioIh that
Miueworkers of America lie called
soon as practicable, for tho purpiso ol
BOTH ON ONE TRACK.
Passenger and freight Tarin Meet In Nebraika
and Four .Men Killed.
Lincoln, .-voo., .May 20. lour men
were killed and four others more or less
injured in a coltision on the Burling'
ton's Billings line, at :t o'clock this
The collision occurred a mile east of
Hyannis, between the Porthmd-St.
Louis, tlyer, east bound, nnd an extra
stock train, west bound, with 25 car
loads ol cattle for the eastern ranee.
There is nothing definite to indirate
who was resiMinsible for the two trains
moving in opposite directions lieing
on the same track, nnd no details ns to
tho rate of speed at which either was
It was necessary to build n track
the living were doomed however, fori1""11"'' wreck, and this has indofi
when once the resc uers had entered nnd
proceeded they walked along one con
tinuous tomb of deuth. There was not
a sign of life. Every man had per
Eight dead bodies were llrst recov
ered, and these were sent to Coal Creek.
Twenty-six were soon found. They
were not disfigured boyoml identified-
them can dispel the universal gloom u an(l mrai it wag I)nrllu
th.lt tho iiu-fnl trorttlinr ln( nrrvitiwf In I . .. . . .
tho northern par of the country- there gurroun,,tH, bv mller ,.roa, of niaUvvs
lino fl ttno 1 1 oL'nfiiwf It 1 a nn . onl. ( " c
.. ukiutui r rv a 1 1 1 j , j)ub
while an automobile trip to Scotland
has been abandoned. London itself
has been spared this last visitation
but cold northeast winds and perpetual
rains fully brought the unsavory
weather record of the metropolis up to
tliat of the provinces, when it became
Houie May Comlder Pacific Cable.
Washington, May 21. After finish
ing the naval bill this week, the house
will take up the bill reported from the
committee on foriegn affairs relating to
passports. One day will bo devoted to
claims, tho regular day for that bus!
ness last week having been postoned.
under a stecial order a bill for the le
striction of irrigation will bo taken up
and it is expected will causo quite a
lively debate. There is also a pro-tiect
of taking up the Hill bill relating to
subsidiary coinage. This measure will
bo strongly antagonized bv the minori
ty, and may precipitate a discusion on
the currency question. Early in the
week the committee on rnlCH will hold
n meeting to decide whether or not time
shall be given for the consideration of
tho bill for a Pacific cable.
Chicago, May 21. The wholesale
purchaee of Missouri mules by the
British government for service in South
Africa has ceased, according to a tele
gram received by agents of the British
government at Ht. Joseph, Mo., says
special 10 tne innunc. Jjirgo pur
chases made during the week past were
ordered to be shipped to tho remount
station nt I-athrop, Mo. The Lathrop
station alto will be closed. The report,
in effect, said the war in South Africa
would ceaEO at an early date and that
no use could tie found for mules and
Servian Cabinet Resigns.
Belgrade, Servia, May 21. King
Alexander lias accepted the resignation
of tho Servian cabinet. M. Passios,
formerly a Radical, has Ijoen entrusted
with the formation of a new ministry
Over 2,000 pounds changed hands in
betting upon n gamo of ping pong in
Athena expects to bo visited by more
than;iO,U0O tourists, chlelly English
and American, during tho present
Sixty-two miles an hour is to be the
nverugo speed maintained by a new
train to run on the English servlco. lm
tween Paris and Calais. The journey
win only occupy inreo nours.
No municipal tax levy will bo made
in Peterborough tills year, tho first
time when such an incident was record
ed In England.
Under a rccont order tlio nearest
range allowed for target practice in tho
Drltlsh Mediterranean llect Is o,000
yards, Tho maximum is cot at 10,000
Tho following aro found to bo tho
densities of tlio planets, water lolng 1 ;
Mercury, 3; Venus, 6.14; earth, 6.60;
moon, 3.34; Mars, 4; Jupiter, 1.3S;
Saturn, 0.BS; Urnus, 1.60; Neptune,
Wai Chief When Chicago Burned.
Chicago, May 21.- Robert A. Wi.
liams, who was chief of the Chicago lire
department during tho great firo of
October, 1871, is dead, aged 77 years.
Earthquakes in Portugal.
Lisbon, May 21. Earthquakes aro
reported from the southern part of Por
tugal, but no fatalities occurred. The
disturbances aro supposed to bo con
nected with the upheavals In the West
of the men who had boon stricken
down. The mine was not on fire, ex
cept in remote lortions.
Opened by Mitchell at Wilkeibirrc The Soil
Wilkesbarre, Pa., May 21. Presi
dent John .Mitchell, of the United
Miueworkers of America, arrived here
from flazleton shortly after 9 o'clock
tonight, and established strike head
quarters at the Hotel Hart. The
national president stated that so far ns
the miners' side of tho controversy was
conccrnd, the situation had not changed
in the least.
Mr. Mitchell's attention was called
to the fact that the city of Philadelphia
had contracted for a supply of bituiiiin
ous coal to take the place of anthracite.
which bad been cut off by tho railway
companies furnishing it. In reply to
a question as to whether the niinework-
ers would attempt to prevent the shi-
ment of soft coal to places where hard
coal is used, he said: "Considering
tho projiosition in 11 general way, I will
sav that we. do not desire to mako anv
city a victim or have any person suffer
because of our quarrel with the coal
He was presses! for a more explicit
statement, but refused to go into it any
deeper, oxcept to say that it was a
matter which would have to bo settled
by the three executive boards of the
anthracite fields They will meet here
today. Judging bv the action of the
union during the last strike, when
efforts were made to stop tho shipment
of soft coal into anthracite territory,
it Is not unlikely that the miners will
tako similar action within the next few
I wo carloads o( foreigners left the
Huzlcton region today. Most of them
were booked for New York, whence
they will sail for their native coun
tries. Most of tho foreigners will seek
work in the bituminous region.
niioiy ueiayeii tiie arrival ol tlio pas
senger train, which was dno here at 1
o'clock this afternoon. A wrecking
crew was sent out from Alliance Iioar
ing surgeons. Ilyannis is in Grant
county, 70 miles east of Alliance, which
is a division headquarters fur the
Lincoln, Neb., May 20. .Report
from the scene of tbe. wreck tonight say
the Ki.sohgr train had orders to meet
the freight at Hyannis, hut the orders
were misread. With a full head of
steam the passenger train dashed into
the two engine of the freight extra.
Tho engines, a baggage ear. 0110 coach
and three stock ntr were completely
BIG BOER DRIVE.
British Columns Capture four Hundred Pris
oners At One Maul
Vryburg, Bechtianalaud, May 20.
The immunity which Uird Kitchener
granted to tho delegates to the Vereo
niging conference of Boer leaders and
their immediate followers from mo
lestations hy the British columns has
not prevented the consummation of one
of tho biggest drives of the war, which
has just wound up against the Bechu
annland blockhouse line. (ieneral
Hamilton ana other commanders have
gathered in 400 prisoners, including
100 rebels and recalcitrant Boers who
havo caused much trouble in the past.
Among tho prsoners aro a brother of
General Delarcy ami several other roni'
The movement was remarable for tho
hick of resistance hy the Boros, most of
whomrrendered, after aliiilOH-t dodging,
without fighting. There wero no Brit
ish casualties. I-ivo hundred Boors
managed to oscupo in the earlier stago
of tho drive.
Admiral Sampson's Will.
Washington, May 20. Tho will of
tho lato Admiral Willinm T. Sampson,
just filed, leaves everything to tho
widow, save f 1,000 of lifo insurance,
which Is left for equal division among
the four dauhgters. In the petition
asking for the admission of the will
to probate, Mrs. Sampson, who is
named as nolo executrix, suys the ad
miral died jiossessing slocks and other
securities valued at 18,500 and a tract
of land at Manchester, N. Y , known
as tho Mormon Hill farm, valued nt
10,000. The will is dated at Key
West, Flu., April lfi, 180'J.
having all tho hi iiininoun workers,
Potli organized titnl unorganized, in
volved in the anthracite miners' strug
gle. This niinouiu'ciuciit was olllelallv
made at noon today by President John
Mitchell, in a statimunt by I1I111 giving
the result of the deliberations ol the
delegate in convention. The state
At this morning' sea-Ion tlio con-
volition petitioned the national oilleors
to issue 11 call for n national convention
ituHiivH 1 7ini ii, a 1 mm 1.. 11... 1 1
as .. ,f. . ... . , ,' 7,
on mo niner sine more isnwiiio strip
01 gooii milling oro. , careful
Ination of the ground and tho vein c
tabllslic the fact that It is 11 pernuiti'
out vein, and not a pocket that hm
Tho (lolcouda was sold by tho Eng.
liidie, father and son, of Danville. III.
to n sjndlcalo coiiiimsed principally of
Pendleton people and J. II. Kobblmi, of
Milliliter, for :tt)O,O00 cash.
of nil Illinois elnplouHl ill the fulled
States fur tho purpose of " considering Concessions lo Lngland l utnlih an L'xcuie
the situation in the anthracite Held Russian Occupation.
11 tho dcsiie of the anthracite miner is
carried into effect, a national
sion of coal mining w ill ho inaugurated.
Ail questions ol detail as to the direc
tion of tho strike in the anthracite Held
were referred to the district and na
tional ollicors. Definite plans will be
outlined within the next few day.
For the present the engineers, firemen
and pumpriinuers will lontimio nt
work. All inineworker were advised
to remain nt their homes, abstain from
frequenting saloons, nnd under all cir
ontiHlancos observe the law."
If n spci'ial convention is called, and
the miners succeed in the object ol the
convention, it will seriously nffoet
1 10,000 men who nro einplotod in nnd
around the coal mine of the country.
Coal would soon become source, and
tliiB would ultimately result in the
tieitig up of railroads nnd all sort of
industries that Use largo nunntitie of
FOR POOR CHILDREN.
Charles M. Schwab Will Give the Utile Ones of
New York a Oood Time.
New York, May 17. In ouler to cor-
I'ekin, May 10. A second ralln.ad
nrgeoinoht, which Mir Earnest Sntow,
the ltrltl-.li inlnlsier to China, and
Minn Mhl Kai, director general of the
Pokin-Mun Ilai Hallway, signed the
same day the agreement ' restoring the
Pekiii-Shiin llai Kwait lino was made
and winch the parties there altempled
to keep secret, has lieenino know 11
among the diplomats and is nroindng
opHitlon from tho power interested
ill railroad projects. Krlendlv observ
er regard Ureal Britain'' railroad
agreements as a serious diplomatic
blunder. Before they were idgned it in
said, there was no apparent obstacle
that Russia could urge for failing to
fulfill tho Mancluirlaii com notion.
Now the Russian diplomats frankly say
these railroad agreement furnish oh.
stnclcs such a wero contemplated ,y
the stipulation in the Mnnchiirian con
vent ion that Russia would evacuate if
no other powers interposed obstacles,
-or tireat llritan to abandon it second
agreement moans Ion of proi-tigo: to
init upon it men 1 in grnvo complica
tion in tlio Mnncliurinn quo. Hem,
PORT CHALMETTE CASE.
reci numerous missiaiemenis in regard- Loulnl S(ltc Aulhoflti Ta At I Ion
to hi recent linrclinm of ( I. nun llcr.-li ' ' on
property on Statcn lland for the Imuio
Ut of HHir children, Charles M. Schwab
has made the following statement:
I have purchased Richmond Ilea h
facing ew lork Bay. 011 the
shore of Statcn Island, near
In the Mailer.
Washington, Mi(y 17. A the presi
ii-ni, niter sldenng the reiairt of
t olonel C'rowder, has decided thill
south cannot interfere with animal shipment
Totteu- "t Port t'hnlmelte, Iji., mid iim the ex
ecutive Is the only branch of the gov.
eminent clothed by the Constitution In
upon the application ol Iho law
01 neutrality, u cxproMdy alllrmed by
me wiuisiana court recently, it 1 Ikj.
iinicd nere mat the luisiaiia stale nu
tliorltle will seek to mako an Issue
wan the federal court by undertaking
to do wiiiil the president himself has
not seen fit to do.
It is pro-umod that in due course the
executive dei'ision will hi communi
cated to the governor of l-oiiUhma, who
llrst brought the Port ('haluicttc opera
lions 10 the attention of the national
NEWS 0E Til ESTATE
ITEMS OF INTEREST FndM ALL
PAIITB OF ORCQON.
Commercial and I Inantlal Happenings ol ha.
porlance- A llild lievlew ul Iht (Irnwlll
and Improvements el llie Mtny Imluililes
Throughout Our lhrlvlim Cuininoimeallh
Latest Market Uepoil.
boned! ted hy a
villi", fur the benefit of poor and sick
children of New York. The land com
prise about a quarter of .n mile on n
lino beach, also a Hue fresh water lake,
a grove anil high land. The building
nn the pnqx-rty will bo alien d to suit
the purpose of the institution. It is
exix-cteil that from I.Mlu to 2.000
children daily can lie provided for at
the lieach, and they will bo given a
goisl time. Mrs. Schwab is closely In
terested with me in this undertaking
and wo both have our heart in it. We
shall proceed carefully in all res.pocts,
availing ourselves of the benefit of the
0XH-rieneeof charitable oiganiznt ions."
Chicago, .May 10. During the prog
ress of n firo which destnned tho lard
refinery of Armour & Co., in tho I'ninti
Stock Yards, 20 people wero injured
seven of them in 11 manner which will
probably cause death in a short time.
The loss of tho company is o.timaled
by its ollicer at between 1760,000 und
1 000,000, with the chances in favor of
the latter figure, and is fully covered
by insurance. The largest number of
bv the fallliiL- of the bote rnnwav 11.,..,. "ll'r M,"r" "'lllor ' '"'"ds of
which thev were stand imr to obtain a 1 i'".l'"H ".'.,,,l,f tnmsporlation com
h.,tt..r vlmV of tho fir.,. i l'a""'H '""l""-os of dorens of such
. . I ousei now pending.
President Palma's Cabinet. ! nuir.ii l,- m 7"-"..
,..... , :.,......, 1 Philadelphia Record Sold.
Dlclslon In Iowa Liquor Case.
Dos .Moines, In., May 17. Tho state
supremo court has ruled that the sale
01 liquor lo "boot-legger" and other
resident violators of Ihe Joiva law, run
not Im prohibited when the sales are
mndo by agents of iion-reshlciit dealers.
The court holds that tho section of H,,,
Iowa liquor law, known as the "mulct
law " prohibiting such sales. I In com
lllit with interstno oominerco law nnd
is, therefore, uneniist tut onal. Th..
effect of tho decisions to nrnvent for.
has announced hi cabinet as follows:
Diego Tnmayo, secretary of government,
a new portfolio. lie w ill have charge
of tho rural guard, sanitation, the ad
ministration of the postolllces and sig
nal service. Carlos Zaldo, department
of state mid justice. Eiuilio Terry, de
partment of agriculture. Manuel I.u
ciinlo Diaz, department of public works.
Eduardo Yero, department of Instruc
tion. Ciarcia Montes, department of
finance. Every shade of political be
lief is embraced in tho cabinet.
Not In the Shipping Combine.
London, May 17. In tlio Iiohso
I rhiladolpliiu, .May 17. By order of
the United States .ourt of Eastern
Pennsylvania, Jnine M. Beck, special
master commissioner, sold at public
auction ti,0.ri() shares of tho 10,000
share of the Philadelphia Record Pub
lishing Company, par value (100.
Wllbilin 8, Stenger, of Philadelphia,
bought Iho stock for f 2,:i(M,()()0. Mr.
Stenger is an attorney. Ho also pur
chased f 170,000 of tlm Issue of $1.00,.
000 0 per cent bonds of the Record
Company, for which he paid the sum
Would lluy the Philippines.
I-oiidun, May ,10. When asked f
Chinese Foreign Office Weak.
London, May 21. The Times' corru
spondent at Pekin, referring to tho
dllucultios which havo uriEon regarding
1110 railway agreements, says tho dis
puto is instructive as showing thohopo
loss weakness of tho Chinese foreign
office under tho irresolute guidance of
Princo Ohlng. I'rinco Chlng, tho cor
respondent say, has requested Kir
Ernest Eatow, tlio British minister, to
consent to a revision of the last agree
ment, in order to appeaso RuBisa. but
this request the British resolutelv re
fuse to consider, 1
The Revolt In Chi LI.
St. Petersburg, May 21. A telegram
from Khabarovsk, East Siberia, dated
May 18, says tho revoltion tho soi th-
urn part of tho Chinese province of
Chi Li has become considerably moro
serious during tho last few days, anil
tho greater part of tho population is
involved. The insurgents aro now
estimated to number SO, 000 men undor
the leadership of Tslu Mn Pin, a mili
tary mandarin. Tlio Chlneto regular
troops refused to lire on tho insurgents.
Waterspout in Minnesota.
Preston, Minn., May 21. Tho water
spout that struck near Preston last
night flooded the country for miles
around, and caused tho death of five
persons. Tho property loss will bo
heavy. Reports from tlio western part
of tho county say it was one of tlio
worst storms ever witnessed in that
section. On tho level prairies fanners
lost a groat deal of stock, and near
(1 ranger about 20 buildings wore de
molished. Eight feet of water swept
ovor Preston, moving eight or 10
houses from tlioir foundations. 1
Maine Town Burned,
Houlton, Me., May 20. Firo hero
today destroyed the greater part .of tho
business portion ol tho town, 76 reei
dcikcs and three chiirchos, entailing a
loss of f 100,000, only one third of
which is covered by insurance One
hundred and twenty families uro ren
dered homeless. 'Iho firo started In
tho rear of a market nnd grocery store
and in an incredibly short time it was
sweeping through tho business section
of the town.
common the president ol the Hoard of tlieio was any truth in tlio statement
Irado, (ieruld iialfoiir, Informed Kear that he had offered to pay $ 20,000,000
Admiral I-ord Charles Beresford, ('011- for tho Philippines, provided ho wn
scrvative, that ho hud reason to believe authorized to announce to the Filipinos
that 110 contract existed giving the that their Independence would bo
American shipping combine tlio right acknowledged ultimately by tho United
to tako over tlio shares of Iho (loot of StatoH, Andrew ('arnoglo replied:
tho Ciinaril lino, "Yes, nnd I meant It."
Evunsvillo, Ind., Mny 20. Tho 17-
year locust in myriad numbers ap
peared In Moskor Park and Garvin Park
at 11. 0 margin of this city today.
Their truck Ih marked by tho ditap
pearanco of everything greon,
Cold-Storage Mouse Burned.
Philadelphia, May 20 Tho cold
storage hoiuo of tho' Willow Btreet
Storage Company, filled with all kinds
of merchandise, wus destroyod hy fire
today. Loss, 200,000.
Illg Deal in Arizona.
Bisbeo, Ariz., May 17. It in rumored
that control of tho Green Consolidated
Company ha passed to new people,
I who nro said to bo tlio principal owner
of the (ieneral Electric Company, of
I Now York. It is alleged tho new own
'ers havo acquired tho (irccii Consol-
idatud on n basis of about f 100 n share
' for rontrol of tho property. That flg'uro
represents a trniisiiction aggregating 11
1 sum In excess of 30,000,000. Tho
piirchuso is said to havo been for cash.
Curapano Not Bombarded.
New York, .May 17. Tho Ductli
steamer I'rinz hrederick lleiidrik Iiiin
nrrived hero from ports in Venezuela
and the islands of the West Indies. At
Curapano, Voncziiola, the pooplo wero
in a state of dnfemo, having fought n
battle with tho government forces 11
few days boforo. Tho town was barri
caded and every man carried u gnu.
Tho captain of tho steamer contradicted
the report that the city had been bom
barded. Ho said it had fallen aftor
1,500 men had gono out to moot tho
onomy and only 350 returned.
I Injunction In Minnie Mealy Case.
Helena, Mont., May 17. Counsel for
the Amalgamated Copper Company and
the Ilo-ton it Montana Company have
Ii1irill.nl to the Slllir.OII.I court for nn In.
Junction restraining K. Augustus llnino
aim 1110 .Montana 1110 riirchaslug Coin
nanv from onorntiiiL' tlm Mlnnto lletil,.
mine, pending tho appeal in tlio suit of
tho now celebrated Minnio Healy cam,
which only rcuchod the supremo trib
unal this week. The court sot thu nn.
plication for hearing Tuesday, May 20.
I - Indiana Monument Dedicated.
I Indianapolis, Ind., May 17. Im
pressive ceremonies and nn assemblage
of more than 50,000 people mndo not
1 abln the dedication of tho Indiana Stalo
Soldiers' and Sailors' monument, tho
cornerstone of which was laid In lrf80
in tho presence of Benjamin Harrison
I and hi cabinet. Tho monument cost
! t608.!U8. John W. Foster, of Wash.
Inglon, I). 0., ex-secrteary of sluto, do
llvorod tho oration. General Low
Wallace, tlio author, presided nt tho
ceremonies nnd delivered a short ad.
rilliimook is being
late war Initwcen two
The settlement of tlio weavers' strike
at Oregon City hinge upon tbo recog.
1 It Inn of the union,
A great deal of enthusiasm lis b.dug
aroused throughout the slate in tho
Lewis ami ( lark fair project.
PrnfcHsor I'. S. Dunn, ul the Chair of
l.alln in tho I'lilversily of Oregon, Iiiin
tendered Ills lesignatloii, to take elicit
nt the close of the college year.
The lioiser tirninl Hotel Company has
I icon incorpoiatoil nt linker City with
a capital stoik ol (mn.OOO. 'Ihe new
corporation ban inquired the (llescr
Slate Senator II. ('. Ilrownoll, of
Oregon City, fell in trying to entcli 11
train at that place, nnd narrowly
cnud lolng ground under thu wheel of
the last ear. lie was Ionised but not
seriously injured by the fall.
The Oregon State (i range Palronn of
Husbandry w ill convene lis 2Uth an
nual session in the senate cliiimUir of
the capitol nt Salem on Tuesday, May
27. The grange will Is- in scaslon un
til the Thursday evening billowing,
when a big banquet will U' spread.
Tho hoard o county conimisioiieis
of ('biikiimaa county has granti-d a
franchise to the Oregon City A Sub
urban Hallway Com puny to lay down
and operate railroads, telephone, (olo
graph and iwei lino iihi the A tier-
tietliy road nnd tlio Oregon t It v and
The Linn county cmirl has appropri
ated (MOD for the completion of a road
from Albany to the southern boundary
of Linn county, on the way to Ihe llluo
River mine, the remainder ol the r.uid
to ho built by private subscription. It
is believed this will do much towards
tho further ilevelnpiiient of the clnim
nil the Albany side ol tbe Cnliissica
minus, some 01 which nro proiiouun d
Many emigrants are arriving daily nt
Thu iiumlwr of stranger mm ix-uring
into Oregon is being felt even in tint
ha.ckwood. A yenr ago it wai U lieved
that all tbe public tiiulx.r luml north
taking had pa-sod into i.riuite luuids,
and iiivetor were buying fieoly from
the original locator. Bin since thou
the more innitssible und Iks liioU'rod
laud Is being eagerly sought by H-oplu
anxious to llie on timber trail.
The (init growers around Medfonl
aro Jubilant ovor the recent grains and
the (cl thai pro-poct" for a good yield
are better than fur year.
The mill on thu Lucky Bart group nt
Gold Hill is running day And night 011
ore from tho Doubtful claim. A SO
inch vein of high grade free milling oro
assaying 1 15 per ton nni icountly
struck in tills claim, which will bring
the Lucky Itnrt group to tlio front
again, something over fltl,0UO having
already been milled from tho soveral
ledges on the property.
Wheat Wnlln Wnlla. tlft'(g00c
bluestem, 07c; vnlloy, Dfic.
Barloy- Feed, f20(it2l; browing,
216(21.60 iier. ton.
Oats No.l white, I.26(il.:i0:grny,
Flour Host grades, t2.S6Q:i,-lO Kir
barrel; graham, t2.50(iC2.80.
Mlllstufts Bran, f ISttflO per ton;
middlings, tllly20; short. II7CS1H:
Hay Timothy, tl2e16: clover.
t7.50fc10; Oregon wild hay. I5S0 per
Potatoes Best Biirbaiiks, 1.60681.05
ir cental; ordinary, tl. 206)1. 35 nor
cental; grower prlie; sweet, t2.2664
2.60 per cental! now potatoes, ,'l(.GHuc.
miller Creamery, I06l7)dc: dairy.
12's6(ir)c; store, I06c!2i,c.
Lggs lOfeHo'aC for Oregon.
Cheese Full cream, twins. 1!34
6i:ie;YouiigAiuerica, i:il iu,.j fnc.
tory prices, 1 60 I '.i less.
Poultry Chickens, mixed, tl.SOtfC
T IIM . 1....... S. Ml...- .
".on, in-i.i, tu.wiie.o.ou ier coren.
U.'66il2e per pinnd; springs, 1163
tv. per pound, til.0065.00 per dint-
on; ducks, f n.ot)(.(ll.00 per dor.enj-turkeys,
live, i:i(.s 1 le, dressed, IfiGJIOc jmr
pound; geese, fll. 6067.60 per dozen.
Minion (in., ISio tier pound-
sheared, .'le; diossc.1,-7 te pur pound.
nogs uross, 11 "ic; dressed, 7J66jtKo
ciil (IJuf8c for small: U!;r7i for
Beef Gross, mwn. Wiv. nloem
5J.c; dressed, fi6f8'4c per pound.
nop is ft eg in cents per pound.
Wool Valley, 120U Eastern Oro.
gon, 812cj mohair, V6c pur pound.
Tho British administration lo ln,ii
Is alarmed by rumors of tiilltlon In Af
ghanistan. All Iho Hour consumed by tho 11,.
000,000 people in Slnm ionics from tho
Swans .111 thu Thames at Eton and
Windsor aro being fed from tlm local
bout rafts, as tlm l.lr.lu ,,r 1.1..
, ! "OIII'IO,
owing to the severity of Iho weather, to
obtain a sulllcinney of food for them
Several of the smaller llrlilui, ,.,,,...
facturcM outside tho English trust have
been forced to suspend work hy tho
keenness of tlieco onetitloii l.i. 11,..
American and British HyudicntoH,
Ono dark nlirbt recce! U. ,, p. ..,!....
se.ioonor was lying in (he bay of Gib.
rnltar. when two .Im.u im.l,...i
proached the vessel and wero taken on
board. J hey had bags around their
bodies containing several nrmmlu r
bacco. It teems that this is (be menus
bv which flniiioi.l lie, lu ilntif. ...,-..... ,1...
rn'-'-r, " ...,i nt iwpn IIIU
bay Into Spanish torillnry, whore tlio
tobacco duty is very liMvy.