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X.KK W. HIM II V, Hdltor OndYroii'r.
COTTAGE GROVE. . . .OREGON.
EVENTS OF THE DAY
Comnrehenslve Rexlcw of the Import.
ant Happenings of the Past Week,
Presented In Condensed Form, Mot
Likely to Prove Interesting.
Froneh minors havo decided not to
accept terms mado by arbiters.
lire at Camilon, N. J., destroyed
threo blocks, valued at (260,000.
Trust legislation ! utmost euro at tlio
abort or Ions posslon of congress.
Dr. Nnnson, tbe Arctic explorer, will
start on another oxpodltion in iuus.
Major General MacArtlmr has boon
ordered to tlio command oi mo uepari-
ment of tlio Lakes.
Much anxiety Is folt concerning tbo
condition of the emnoror of Russia,
IIo la greatly depretrod In mind and is
Minister Wn, Chinese representative
at Washington, will not await the ar
rival of Ills successor, but will return
home at Once.
Fire In tho Now York Times office
was tha causo of two deaths and the
sorious injury of a number of others
Property loss, (5,000.
Thero will be no ship this year to
carry cifts to tho Midlers In the far
Kast, but the department will soo that
all packages are delivered.
Tho president is considering the ap
plications for chief of the bureau of
steam onirlnoerlng and paymaster gen
oral, and will announce appointments
Fire partially destroyed the Grand
opera bouse. Aasbvillo, lenn. Less,
General TJrlbe-Uribe, tho Colombian
revolutionary leader, has been sen
fenced to death.
Henderson will enter the race in Iowa
for coventor against Cummins. VIndi
cation Is his plea.
Burglars entered a Now York house
while tbo fally were at dinner and stole
(8,000 wortb of jewelry and clothing
Burglars blew open the safe In an
Albuquerque, N. M., Jewelry store and
secured (2,000 in money and jewelry
Tho postmaster general has ordered
that the postofQce physician be abolish
ed in all postofBces in cities under
President Falma ays tbe treaty be
tween Cuba and tbe United States has
been sent to the Cuban minister at
General Toral, 'who commanded tbe
Spanish army at Santiago de Cuba at
tho time of tbe town's surrender, has
lost bis reason.
Secretary Root has cut down tbo est!
mates for continuing contract work on
rivers and harbors nearly 12,000,000,
leaving tbe total amount (10,570,000.
Vice President Bird, of the St. Paul
railroad, declares that the rates are too
French miners are likely to reject
tbe terms made by tbe arbitration com
An earthquake at Guards, Spain, re
sulted in a serious loss of life and de
struction 'of much property.
Tbe king of Slam baa cabled his
tbanks to the president for tbe kindly
reception accorded bis son tbe crown
The ro-eloctlon of Joeph G. Cannon,
of Illinois, makes it almost certain
tlfat be will be chosen as speaker of
Governor Yates, of Illinois, is In a
very critical condition and is said to be
worse than at any timo since be was
General Miles, in bis annual report,
recommends better fortifications for tbe
Pacific coast and also better barracks
for the men.
Chicago bousowlvea are solving tho
eorvant girl problem by demanding
that help shall have diplomas issued
by tbe Housewives' association.
Twenty-five hundred Chicago car
men will receive 10 per cent increase
in wages as tbo result of tbe arbitra
tion of the differences between employ
ers and employes.
A heavy loaded trolley car In Kaneas
City jumpod the track, killing two peo-
pio and injuring six.
Tho rebellion In Venezuela is
There will be 380 members in the
next congress, of whom 200 will be lie-
publicans and 108 Democrats.
a f ranch ateamsmp company is ne
gotiating for tbe establishment of a
lino connecting San Franlcaco, the
Hawaiian islands and Australia.
Twelve people were killed and 60 in
Jured in an accident in New York. A
large crowd bad gathered to celebrate
their election victory and an explosion
of fireworks and bombs resulted in a
England will use (40,000,000 tbe
coming year to aid her subjects in the
Transvaal and Orange River colony.
A Bteamer and schooner collided off
tho Boston harbor, resutling in tho
drowning of the captain and three of
tbe crew of the latter vessel.
Commissioner of Immigration North
has been directed to inquire Into the
Universal Brotherhood scheme and de
cide whethor or not they should bo al.
lowed to tako chargo of children and
An appropriation of (350,000 has
been recommended for tbo erection of
eight llghthousoa on tho Alaskan coast,
in addition to tboso now provided lor.
Tlio Cuban Congress has'froconvened
and President Palrua'a tnessagois hope
ful of reciprocity.
Treasurer Roberts' annual report
shows the finances of tho United States
to be In excellent condition.
IKRIOATION FOR OREO.ON.
Will Oct Share ol About $900,000 from
National Irrigation Fund.
Washington, Nov. 1. Out of an ag
gregate reclamation fund in tho treasury
of approximately (0,000,000, tho state
of Oregon is entitled to credit for about
one tenth, or something in tho neigh
borhood of (000,000. The general land
o 111 co and tho treasury aro together
working to compute tho net returns
from public lands in tho several states
and from tho United States tor tlio past
two fiscal years. In order to ascertain
the exact site of tho reclamation fund
created by tho irrigation act of tho last
session of congress. This law, it will
bo recalled, provides that tho not funds
derived from the "sale and disposal of
public lands shall constitute a rcclama
lion fund, for nso on government works
In tho several states. While the whole
amount comprises an aggregate sum, to
bo distributed at tho direction of the
secretary of the Interior, it is provided
at tho end of 10 years each state shall
recoivo benefits in proportion to its
contributions to tho fund. It was also
wisely provided that tbo fnnd ehoul
Includo receipts for tho pst fiscal year.
It Is a matter of noto that Oregon has
tho third largest returns nf any state i
tho Union, for the past two years
Iho net returns to the credit of the
state stand at about (000.000 for the
The only states which precede Oregou
are North Dakota, whoso giosa returns
amount to (l,32l,SIl, and Oklahoma
with (1,004,452 for tbe two years.
Washington is the fourth stato with
(801,509, and Idaho seventh, with
$575,090. Tho approximate net ro.
turns for Idaho will be about (750,000
for tho two years.
COST OF RURAL FREB DELIVERY.
NEWS OF OREGON
TREATY HELD UP.
Increased Appropriations Are Necessary
to Atcet Requirements.
Washington. Nov. II. Tho annual
gross cost of complete rural free doliv
ery service throughout the United
States will approximate S2.000.000
according to tbo annual report which
First Assistant Postmaster General
Wynne received from August W,
Machen, general superintendent of tho
eervice. Tbe remaining 700,000 square
miles not now covered by rural free de
livery eervico, according to the report
will require the employment of 20,000
?r 27,(100 carriers in addition to those
now cmlpoyed. making tho entire force
of carriers, when the extension of tbe
service is completed, within tbo next
three years, 40,000. After this oxten
sion is completed the annual rate of in
crease in the appropriation is expected
not to exceed 8 or 0 per cent, the rite
maintained in the other branches of
tbe postal eervice. To extend the
eervice 13,000 routes a year until it be
comes universal, tbe report says, will
require euch largely increased appro
priations that the annual poetowce de
ficits for tbe ensuing two or three years
will probably reach (8,000,000 or
(10,000,000, if not more; but once tbe
service is completed, the additional
revenuo derived will soon reduce the
deficits to present figures, if not en.
tlrely wipe them out.
SOURCE OF ORB FOUND.
OU-Tlme Colorado Mining Camp Expected
to Doom Again.
Pueblo, Colo., Nov. II For 20
years people have been trying to find
the source of tho ore at Silver Cliff.
and at last it has turned up, only half
mile from tbe town. The strike
made a few days ago by Haskell & Jack.
son, two veteran astayers, teems to be
tbe most important in Southern Colo
rado for many years. They are now
literally quarrying out the ore. and
shipping it by tbe carload. Immense
sums have been spent in vain efforts to
find the ore which was known to bo
there, tbe search including tbe Geyser
Prospect stialt, which is 2,000 leet
deep. The ore has been found just
below tbe surface on government land.
It runs (44 per ton, and picked speci
mens yield 75 ounces Of gold and much
silver. There is great excitement in all
that region, and everything has been
staked for miles. It isanticipated that
Silver CliO, once the second town in the
stato, will boom again.
President I'alma lias Pigeon-Holed Cuba'
Reply to the United States.
Washington, Nov. 8, Contrary to
Iho common understanding hero, It ap
pears that tho dralt of tho Cuban ro
Commercial 1 rin.ncUl Happening, of Mp ' ? J J lolt Havana
ITFMS OF INTEREST FROM ALL PARTS
OF TUB STATE
the Past Week-Brief Rotew of the
Qrowth and Development of Various
Industries Throughout Our Common-
wealth Latest Market Report.
Tho'firtt heavy frost of the season a
Tho Dalles fell last Wednesday nightt
Tho drug store of Dr. H. A. Wall.
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masked rrmn I " uispo.imuii u nciu:;iix
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v. inn, ,,jiu vuwtjHK ,mu uvwtj uui,
Mrs. Mary Starkey, an Oregon plo- gatlons with tho United States, are
noer of 1840, Is dead. She bad lived supposed to 1)6 tho reason for delay.
stead is now reposing In a pigeonhole
In tho desk of President Palma. Tho
misunderstanding as to tho location ol
tho treaty arose from n statement from
Minister Bquiera at Havana that ho
expected tho ttcaty to bo sent tho day
following tho sending of his message
Tho Cuban habits of procrastination
In Salem for a number of years,
O. A. Fitch, of Lakevlow, Fusion
candidate for stato printer in 189S,
committed suicide by taking morphine.
Citizens of Portland havo started to
ralso a (25,000 fund for an lmtnlgia
tlon bureau and permanent oxblblt,
The sugar factory at La Grando has
already received 13,400 tons
In vlow of tha fact that tho treaty
naa not yet como hero, nor bus Air.
Squlera had a look at it, It follows that
thn United States rovvrnmcnt Is oill
daily ignorant of tho nature of tho
changes that the Cubans desire to make
in tho convention. Of course, conor-
uny, these are known to bo connected
with tbo inorcaso of tho rehnto to bo
allowed on Cuban sugar and tobacco
which amount is greater than tho whole" "'.r'nR t,' 0lJ '" .,
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point If no unreasonable delay Is ex
the state asylum for October shows! hlblted In tbo negotiations on tho part
1,205 persons to be confined in that of tbo Cubans. Iho rato of rebate pro-
institution, an increase of nlno since I posed in tho original convention Is 20
September. per cent, and It Is gathored that Iho
Cubans want 50 per rent. This into
cannot bo allowed, in view of tho belief
tb.it congress would certainly not sanc
tion such a cut in duties, but between
theso figures there Is so wido n margin
that there Is room for comprotnlso on a
basis that mlKht bo aceeptablo to both
Tho coallne station matter Is. for the
timo being, hold In abeyance, the
10,000 tons of coal belnnslmr to tho
United States navy now lying In a
wan-honso at Trlsoornla Is being dlmin
An Important ruling has been mado sighed, accordlug to tho needs of the
by School Superintendent Ackerman. navy in Gulf waters, so that tho Cuban
Ho has decided that tho residenco of Iccmplaint of the existence of an Amcr-
tho parent or guardian, rather than the lean naval station in Havana harbor is
place where the pupil is enumerated, I adjusting itself without friction, and,
determines the placo where a child is I indeed, it Is said that tha mattor has
entitled to attend school without paying not been officially mentioned lately.
Master Fish Warden Von Duson de
clares that the laws aro violated In I
many cases by rulllnien who do not I
provido good fish ways in their dams.
He will proceed to enforce this act.
It has beon announced to tho stu
dents of Pacific university, Forest
Grove, that tbo Corbctt prlto for schol
arship of (50 and tho Tlbbala prlzo for
oratory ol (50 havo been again onered I
Tbe Oregon land and livestock com.
pany has been incorporated at Eugono.
Tbo capital stock is (1,000.000. The
objects of tho incorporation cover near
ly everything In tbe livestock business.
the company has been formed by mem.
bera of tbe Booth-Kelly lumber com.
pany to utilize that portion of their
lands found to bo more valuable for
stock raising than for timber.
Tbo grain fleet now in the river at
Portland is the largest on record for the
One of the richest gold mines in the
United States is tbe North Pole, located
about six miles north of Eumpter.
About (750,000 has been expended on
external Improvements and underground
development work since the mine was
discovered. Tbo property is controlled
by English capitalists. The actual
value of the North Pole is problemati
cal. The management, of cotme, is
familiar with the value of the ore found
in the wonderful pay shoots, but it
does not know tbe full extent of the pay
shoots. Development work is being
pushed to determine the richness and
extent of this rich body of ore. If, as
there Is every reason to believe, this
rich shoot extonds to the depth, then
the mine Is easily wortb (10,000,000.
A new corporation will begin business
in Baker City next spring, to bo known
as tbe Heilner wool pressing and grad
ing company. The new company will
erect a stone building to be equipped
with tbe latest machinery for cleaning
grading and pressing wool,
OUNBOAT TO HIS RESCUE.
United States Will Compel Release of Her
Consular Agent by Venezuelans.
Port of Spain, Island- ol Trinidad.
Nov. 8. Tho Uuitod States cunboat
Marietta arrived yesterday at Barce
lona, Veneuzola, in order to compel the
revolutionists there to releaso tho Unit
ed States consular agent. Ienacio 11
Daiz, who was arrested for refusing to
contribute to a forced loan. Mr. Bali
is tho richest man In Barcelona, and
a man of bigb position. Tho treat
ment to which he has been subjoctod
is only an incident similar to many
others which havo occurred In every
part oi Venezuela.
The seaport town of Hlgurote, Vene
zuela, was occupied for three hours yes
terday by lorces landed Irom tho Vene
zuelan gunboat Crespo. The landing
party is said" to havo caused orcat
uamago to property owned by Hpanlsh
and French residents, and tho French
warship D'hstres has left Guayara to
investigate the matter.
Tbe Dutch cruiser Holland and the
Italian cruisor Giovanni Bausan havo
arrived at La Guayara.
DANISH ISLAND DEAL.
People Who Blocked Sale of West Indies
Are Badly Disappointed.
Copenhagen, Nov. 8. Tho time for
subscribing to tho stock of the Danish
West Indian company has expired. Of
the (1,000,000 nominal capital only
one-fifth was subscribed for, notwith
standing itn ml fortluimAli f nit-on ,r tliA
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DUllUingS ai me ron Diovens DarraCXS I IMn.-n T-rwlorlrlf tnUnc tn,.r T(,
sun conunue, aunougn s uouoie guoru piomotors, who are antl-salers. are
maintained and every precaution downcast h-nn nf il
taken to prevent a repetit on of tho the sentiment In favor of aiding the
flreH The officers are at a loss to ex- West Indian plan. Tho leaders of
plain the reason for tbe blazes. the movement intend to anneal to Klnir
dbicuj iiuMiuntn mm uraiou.Mliwi Uinnrtrn. or llreeiHi llnun 1 onmlra
to see some lively buying of hops In nnd tho dowager czarina of Russia to
wiai mariui ju inu next mreo weexs. Ihnv hm,. Th hanlr. ami i
ana an auvance oi o cents in me price dlviduals will probably faco the matte
Electric Trains a JSuccess. woum n01 00 a Bai surprise. and Btand the losses, slnco tho treaty
New York, Nov. 11.- Electric trac- J. M. Clark, brother of Senator Clark P.rovia.ln?.,r Uia .9' . l0 Danl1''
Hon trains on tbe military rallwav. h: nf Mnntn . t,a. nnrrhn.wl iho. Pt (,. vcst indies to the United titatcs was
tween Berlin and Zoesen. hnvn now 1 T)H.o,lrnlin nl mln. In t,o rejected partly on account of thel
ended for the season, says a London Jumn off-Joe district. Southern Oregon. Pronl80s
aispaicu to me iiioune. ihe result ol , and tbe adjoining farms of Pollock and
the trials has been to prove beyond : Davis. Tne consideration far tha farms
doubt tbat express trains can easily bo and placers is (25,000 cash. Mr.
run by electric power at a speed of 75 , Clark has a largo crew making exten
miles an hour on an ordinary norma- sire improvements which will double
tbe output of the mine,
STRIKIl IIOARl) TAKUS A WIST
(1UNI-RAL C0RBIN SAYS TLWL'RANCn
MEN SO DECLARC.
Annual Report of the Adjutant Qencrnl
Denis with Uvery Feature ol tho Army
Says llvcr' Regiment Should llae
Its Marching Song Mare Amusement
Should lie Provided,
WashlntRon, Nov. 10. Tho annunl
Finished Its Tour of Inspection Miner
Will lie Heard November 14.
Mahanoy City, !'., Nov. 7. Tlio
Anthracite Strike commission vndoil
Its tour of Investigation In tho ronl
fields In tho Panther Creek Valley yes
torday and will return to tliolt homes
today, and will most again at Boiaiiton
on November 14 to tnko tho testimony
of tho miner. Tho largest day's work
of tho entire trip was accoinpllshiil
yostvrday when tho commissioners
niflltfi A ,oi,iIiIm ItiatuMtttMii nf tuntnnr,.
report of Adjutant General Corbln, of L.ii, ', . ,.' , .,., .."
..j, UV,D ,t, lUHturu Ul ).(, M..,. n..l .1,1. .11..
tlm army, and beulns Willi n statoniont ,. ...... . . ,
.hnwl.m th.it il,., I. i i.,.i 0,1 woraing nays navo ihkjii con
by December 1 0 00,020 men, of which ,unioJ ,n 'wollng from placo to placo
about a,877 belong to tho staff depart 1 tlio anthraelto coal regions, nml tho
monts. Tho report shows that during arbitrators feel that they aro now qua!
the fiscal year, 33 olllcera were killed ,,.,, , , i,,,!,,,,,,, ,
21 roalonod. and HH ilr.l. OMi. wovorsy hoiwoen tno mine owners and
enlisted men, 1,277 wore killed or died tholr omployos. In nil, tho coniliils
of wounds and disease; 35,800 were I (donors wore lowertnl Into seven mines
discharged on tho expiration of servlcoj of varying condltlcns and went through
o,-iun were iiiscnargcd lor disability or several breakers, Thoy mot thu geno
dismissed by ordec of court martial t ral superintendents, tho mlna superlli
-l,0U( doserted: two wore m Its nir. and tendents and foremen of tho vnrlom
803 retired. collieries visited, nnd also norsonallv
General Corbln has tho following to talked with tho orlmv i-asl diners In
say regarding tho canteen! tho dark gangways and chamber
"Iho restoration of the exchange, ns hundreds of feet hulnw thn earth's anr,
It oxlstod before tbo passago of tho act faco. Thoy will bo ablo U understand
of February 2, 1001, prohibiting the I questions and ask questions where they
kiio oi iH-or, is uosiroii aim urged by would not liavo been ahlo to under
mo great maiority ol oliu-crs and men
and by nono more than thoso of nro-
nomiced tempcrnnco views. Numerous
reiort8 confirm the vlowa long held by
una nuiro that tho old exchange con.
triuutcd to sobrloty, health and con
tontment of the men. Tho Increaso of
desertions, and of trials for Infractions
of dlsctpllno Is, bythosu best Informed.
attributed to tho abolition of thoformor
privileges of tho exchango "
In conclusion tho report says!
"Tho instruction for men In vocal
music would bu n stop In Iho direction
of contentment nnd bettor discipline
r.vcry regiment should havo its march.
ing song. Frequent practlco In slnslnc.
particularly during tho long
evenings, would do much to mako tlio
mon satisfied to remain In quarters and
away from tbo baloful lulluonco of the
barrooms that exist In too crrat num
bora in tho vicinity of our military
posts. Theio barrooms are under tho
protection of tho license law of the kov-
era! states, and are boyond tho control
ol tha military authorities.'
stand them If they had not been under
HELD TOR ELECTION ACCIDENT.
Manager of fireworks DUplsy Is Charged
by Coroner with Manslaughter.
Now York, Nov. 7. With a list of
12 person killed and 74 Injured before
him, Coroner Scholer today began an
Investigation of tho explosion nf lire-
works In Madison Square Tuesday
availing. Ho hold John Craig In (1U,-
U00 bonds on a chargo of manslaughter
In the first dcirree. Mr. Cralu. It Is al
winter leged, was In chargo of tho explosives
at tho timo of tha accident.
Two boys, who were carrylnx boxes
of explosives, were cent to tho house
of detention by tho coroner as wit-
nerves. All tho rest of tho 10 prisoners
Tho coronor says there woro seven
bombs. An attempt to shoot off the
first failed, he said, but It detonated.
and thus earned thu explosion of tho
otbor bombs. Thero were 10 bomb
Soelety of Sons of American Revolution am! ,0Ur motUt wo'sblng 160 pound
tor ORcao.N students.
Offers Prize for Best Essay.
The Oregon society of Sons of tho
Amor lean Involution at Portland offers
three prizes of (25, (15 and (10, re
spectively, for the best ea7 written
by any student In any public scnool In
Oregon, on any ono of tbe following
The Battlo of Hunker Hill.
Tho Burgoynn Campaign.
Tho Treason of Benedict Arnold.
The Partisan Warfare in the Caro-
Unas; Marion, Sumptor and Pickens.
fcssays are limited In length to 2,600
1AIMENSU CUSTOMS RECEIPTS.
COMMISSIONS lll'KMANN SAYS TIM
III1R LAND ACT IS 0WS0I.HTU.
Condition nre Different Now Irani When
II wn Unacted, nnd (lo)crnmcnt Nuw
Rccche n Sum Par Below tho Actual
Vidua of Timber Would Repeal Law
, If Itcscncs Cannot be Created,
Wunlilngton, iNov, 6. Tho most ImJ
poitniit feature of Itud Commissioner
Hermann's minimi report, submitted
today, Is it recommendation fur tnu lin.
mediate withdrawal from disposal of n
part or all of thu publlo lauds which
nro nuiro valuable (or forest purport's
thitn for other uses. This step Is
urged In vlow nf thu heavy thread
being Hindu upon tlio jiubllo timber
nnd thu resulting damaga to water
supply, It this slop en n not Im taken,
It Is urged ns uliwilutely necewary that
thn timber and stone act, imwod 110
years ago, bo either repented or mater
ially modified. Two (foliar and n half
an ncru fur tlmlier laud I a mere nom
inal price, when thu laud Is often worth
(100 pur acre.
"If tho timber and stone act In to
continue In force," mid ComiiilMlouer
Hermann today, ''It should lie modUled
to allow thu government to get a fair
price for Its tlmlK-r Iniuls. Hlnru thu
enactment of tho present law, 30 year
ago, thu government has reallotd but
(13,000,000, wlisn tho land IIlK)ed
of warn worth (180,000,000 nt tho
lowest tlgiire, I bellovo file uso of
public tlmUir in IIiiiIIihI nuantltlo
should U l low, hI sottlem nml inluer
fur iloinostlc piiroe, hut all tlmlmr
taken from thu public ilonialn for com
merclal anil uiaiiiifuctiirlng imriKint
should bo pureliRMHl at n fair price.
under Iho present law timber valued
at not lets than (100,000,000 has been
ttnlen or destroyed. Under a ruvlsfd
law projierly enforce.1 liy un adequate
mnger loree, this could not cunlliuin."'
'Iho new rule of (ho deimrtment ul
lowing tho Woolgiofter' nMoolntlon to
tnko charguuf thu allotment of sheen
and range In forest reserves where
sheupgrMsIng wax allowed during thu
latt Hnson did not uUay prove (Mils
factory, and caused more delay In Imii.
Ing termlt than under Iho former sys
tem. Investigations made by forest
lnsctora Indicate Hint generally too
ninny therp were allowed In the re
serves, and that tho iuiinlor must Iki
materially deereantxl next sear.
Attempt to prosecuto fraudu'ent
intrymen havo lx-n greatly hampered
tecnusa of the refusal of witnesses to
glvo tettlmoiiy More local laud oltl-
cers, either Irom Intimidation or other
causes. To overcome this, tho com-
iiilnlonor renus his reeommeiidatloii
for tho uiiaitment of n law comrvelllnir
Iho attendance of wltnestea In such
case under renalty. A forcible nrgu.
ment I mado on tho nscecalty of ex
tending public surveys lo Alaska. It
Is shown that tho lack of these survey
1 greatly ruttrdlng thu development of
lumbering, agricultural, coal and
mineral davvlonmcnt. Homesteaders
also aro anxious to amulro l&nda In
Alaska, but dare not without thuv can
October Imports at New York Largest on
Record, with One Exception.
Now York, Nov. 7. Octobor was, In
amount of customs receipts and in
numbor of consignments Imported, n
record "current" month at. this port.
Tho only month which over ex
ceeded It iu print of customs receipts
was April, 1807, and this was tho roc
words; must be written on legal cap onlord month of the year when a now tariff
ono siue oi mo paper in the studonl's wa ""out to uccorna operative, and an
own handwriting and must bo accom- unprecedented rush to get goods Into
panicd by the certificate of tbe mind- "' country was mado. Last month's
pal of tho school attended by tho an- receipts were (17,260,000. Tho ro
thor. to the effect that tho author la a celpt In April, 1807, were (17.700.000.
bona fide student In tho school ami bus Tl'o month was also record breaker
been In attendance therein not loss I 'or deliveries at the Appraiser's stores
thin six weeks during the school year ino numrjor oi packages retelvud was
oi luu.'-a. Essays must bo forwarded ou,ooi, nnu uouvorics -tu.-iuo,
to the chairman of tho commlttco In
churse. Wallace McCamant. .14 Cnn. Oil Quieted the Waters.
cord building, Portland, so as lo reach I l'ort Townssnd, Wash., Nov. 7. Tho
him not later than January 16, 1003. Austrian steamor Java has roacbed this
in awaruing tno prizes the commiltoo
-rill ItA ifnvApnml 1v , I nu mmlJdH.
Hons: Historical accuracy, mnnn.r of lrn,,B 1,10 Javn oncountorod tho full
treatment, orthography, giammar. any- 'orco of a typhoon. Heavy (teas swept
tax and punctuation. lovortho ntoamor, banging life-boats.
k ... ..I.IIII....1 if II lit. I
cm, BUu.u,,a, ,u,ormanon relative awning framos and oven washing tho
tbo competition may bo obtained nl.iin. i.ni
irom Wallace McCamant, chairman. hatchos. I'ortunatolv ban of fish oil U tho Times corrosnondnnt. nlil.m.L.l
were thon hung along tho steamer's side ImiHirlnl decreo Is nod in Auim.t.
, . . . I nm i.. , ...
uu provoniuu tno scat irom breaking,
Biinougn a heavy, conluscd sea threat
nent way. A higher rata of speed ro.
quired heavier and firmer pemanent
way, and this is to be prepared in timo
for tbe recommencement of tho trials
In the spring.
Express Company Loses Suit.
neyr York, nov. 11. Tho supreme
court handed down a decision today
that an express company may not limit
us liability lor property lost through
its negligence, because of the statement
on its printed receipts that it will not
bo liable for any sum exceeding $10,
The decision was rendered in an appeal
from a judgment rendered in favor of
Jacob o. Simon against Dunlap's ex.
press company. Simon sued for ( .'50,
the value of a pair of lace curtains, and
secured Judgment, but tho company
appealed tho case.
Reciprocity Treaty Is Signed.
Washington, Nov. 11. Secretary
nay, lor tno united States, and Sir
Michael Herbert, representing the Brit
IbIi government and tho government of
Newfoundland, today, at tho stato de.
partment, signed what Is known as the
uond-llay treaty, providing for re
ciprocity between tho United States
and Newfound and. covering fiah nrn.
ducta and bait. The treaty will be
submitted to the senate immediately
ujjuii its reassembling,
Physltlans are battled in a case at
Bellevue hospital, New York. The
patient is turning ontlrel black and Is
Yale Students Must Learn to Swfm.
New York. Nov. 10 Evorv student
entering Yale will become an export
swimmer, H he cannot advance good
reasons to be excused from taking
".uiu,,uB lessons, says a Jlerald dis
patch from New Haven. The faulty
has found that 10 nerenntnl ihla ..
entering class cannot awlm. a mi
has been passed to permit swimming
lessons to count for tho rennlr! a.m.
naslum work. ,
Wheat WallaWalla, 68070c; blue-
sum 73374a; valley, 70a.
Barley Feed, (21.00 psr ton; brew
Flour Best grade, 3.20Q8.60; grah
Mlllstuna Bran, $10.00 per ton;
middlings, 128.60; shorts, (19.50;
Ladroncs Are Very Active.
Washington, hoy. a. Manila pa.
pers received at tho war department
state that tho ladronos aro making
more trouble than over in the rjilllp
pines. They occasionally attack con
stabulary officers and prey upon de
fenceless natives. The paper eays that
all bona lido Insurgonts have returned
to ways of peace and are maintaining
at least a semblance ol a law-abiding
career, to remedy tlio evils, tho con
stabulary is to bo Increased to such a
number that the lawloss band may be
Steals Public Cash,
Toronto, Nov. . 8. Alfred McDou
Oats No. 1 white, (1.10 0 1.15; 8a,l until recently solicitor to the pro-
gray, (1.05(31. 10 per cental. vineial treasury department, was or
Hay Timothy, JlOall; clover, rested lodavnnd locked un without ball
. .ou; coeai, , so per ton. 0 two Bt)eciflc charirea of theft of
Potatoes Best Burbanks, 6070c
per sack; ordinary, 50,355c per cental, '"w rm, ,V,nT,, 8vernment,
growers' prices; Mercd sweets, fMSa"
X per cental. . ...BvU v.-.-
. Poultry-Chickens, mixed, (3.60O " .?"n.r. I?,?".
4.25; per pourd, lOo; hens, (404.60 per ! -"-
dozen; per ponnd, lie; springs, (3,00
Q3.60 per dozen; fryers, (2.603.00;
broilers, (2.00Q2.60; ducks, (4.603
0.00 per dozen; turkeys, young, 12K
(313c; geese, (0.00(30,50 per dozen
Cheese Full cream, twins. 16
lOo; Young America, 16MQ10U
factory prices, 1(3 1)0 less.
Butter Fancy creamery, 80(3 32Xo
per pound; extras, boo; dairy. 20
22Hc; store, 15318.
Eggs 253300 per dozen.
Hops New crop, 22025c per pound,
Wool Valley, 12&ai6c; Eastern
Oregon, 8144c; mohair, 20Q2Sc.
Beei uross, cows, aQ3Ho per
pound; steers, o; dressed, t)(3c.
Mutton Gross, So per pound t
Lambs Gross, 3Ko per pound;
cession duties,. About a month ago ho
was suspended by Premier Ross, who
Is also treasurer of the province.
Nome Storm Costs Eight Live
Seattle, Nov. 8, No less than olght
men were drowned, three vessels driven
shore and practically vary lighter on
the Nomo beach was wrecked In a storm
which commenced on Tuesday, October
14, and continued tho following day.
These facts aro supplied by Mr. ltobln
eon, purser of tbe Ohio, which arrived
yesterday. A dozen or more people
wore thrown into tho enri and rescued
by tho lifesaving crew
Robbers Blow Up Bank Safe.
Hutchinson, Kan, Nov. 8. Robbers
blow open the safe of the Tampa stato
bank near here and took (3,800 in
O&OOKe per pound; I c88'1 escaping on a hand cor. Tho
buiu was uiuwu un VJ plows.
Coal Barons Will Abide by the Findings of enod momoutarlly to engulf tho steam
me rcucc vummiaaiuil,
Washington, Nov. 10. Colonel Car
roll D. Wright and General John A
Wilson, members of the anthraelto coal
strike commission, held a brief Inter
view with the president today. Thoy
reported that tho Individual operators
lor. Had tbo Java boon loadod, tho
oflicers think, tho steamer would havo
lieon lost. The Java proceeded to West
Decides Against Strikers,
Paris. Nov. 7. Tho arbitrators
in the anthracite region had agreed to tho miners' strike in tho department o
abide by tho findings of the commls- Pas do Calais today cavo n dnelstnn
slon and had to notified Jndgo Gray, against an Increase of tho present rates
too cnairman. rrosiuom iioosovoit loi wage, holding that tlio rates aro
was particularly pleasod with this in- proportionate to tho selling prlco o
ormatlon, as It tended materially to I coal. Annoxcd to tho decision una
implllytlio problem which tho com- written declaration of the ronrcsenta
mission has to solve. lives of all tho companies In that dis
trict to tho effect that old-agu ponsiono
New River Found. for workmen would bo raised. Iho
Now York. Nov. 10 W. J. Wllaon. dologatos of tho miners are dhsatleflcd
an explorer of tho Canadian geological WIH doclslon, and oxpoct to carry
survey, has roturnod with his party " manor to mo cnamuor oi uoputles,
from a tour through the unexplored
country to tho southwest of James bay, Boxers At Work.
says a Times dispatch from Ottawa. Victoria, B. 0., Nov. 7. Tho steam
Mr. Wilson reports tho discovery of a I or Shlnano Maru brlnss news that
largo river, hitherto unsurvoyod and anti-foreign placards are scattorod all
running between tho Albany river on oyer Ghongtu, and tho Iloxor disturb
tho south and tho Ottawa Picket river anccs aro now rlfo throughout that
on tho north. It has a coorso of over provlnco. Tho report that tholr fomalo
300 miles and near James bay divides leader, Kwau Ying, or "Goddess of
into two branches, emptying Into-Ilud- Morcy," was captured is untruo. Tho
I Boxora' fomalo leader Is but 17 years of
ago, and tho woman captured and bo
I headed was over 60. Tho Boxers con
tinue to raid out-of-tlio-way villages.
and moral churches have been burnod
and convorts massacred.
Canal Treaty In Sight.
Washington, Nov, 10, Tho confer
ence between secretary liny and Co
lombian Minister Concha, who aro on
gaged in tno preparation oi tho project-. To prevent Rice Famine
od Panama canal treatyt contlnuo at Manila, Nov. 7. Tho Phlllpplno
stated periods, iho negotiations aro commissioners, novo tauon llrm meaa
proceeding satisfactorily, and tbo pre- uros to prsvont tho rlco famine, which
diction is mado that tho terms of the Is threatening many provinces. They
treaty win be agreed upon very soon, today appropriated co,uuu,uuo (Moxl
probably within a fortnight. If such can) for tho purchase and Irnnsnorta
ho tho caso, the president will bo able tlon of rlco to bo sold to tho sufferers at
to deal with tho treaty In his annual a cash prlco covering tho cost. Governor
meeeago to congress, rait will control purchases and sales.
The coastwiso companies havo memo
Navy Needs more oincers, named tho commssion donylng tho ox
Washington, Nov. 10. Secretary istenco oi a pool,
of tho .Navy Woody is working on bis
annual report. It Is understood that I Fifteen Hurt In Collision.
ono of his principal recommendations I Now York, Nov. 7. The west-bound
will be for an increase of oWcers of the Black Diamond express on tho I.olilk'h
navy. Tho lack of otilcers to man onr valley road, which lolt Jereoy City at
worships Is giving tho department grave
concern, and tiocietary Moody will
strongly urgo that additional cadets at
Annapolis bo appointed to supply the
irrowing deficit. He will not recom
mend a reorganization of the navy.
noon, was wrecked oast of Newark
about 12120 p, m. fifteen paesungore
CHINA'S DARK WAYS.
Government Oflicers Elevated for an Act
Forbidden by Imperial Decree.
London, Nov. 5. Giving an Instance
of thu UMiieco way of fulfilling treaty
obligations, thu Pekln corrcsondor t of
tho Times note thu Issuance of an Im
parial rescript iu rtwjKitiM) to a request
made by tin) governor of Kwang HI
provlnco, olovatlng fourth gradootllaial
to tho rank of first grndu Mandarins for
their patriotism in smuggling Into
Kwang Hi 1,000 Mauser rllle and 300.
000 cartridges, which wuro placod at
tho service of thu govirnor for tho
supprcsilon of roljols. This was dono.
1001, In.accordanco with thn nrinvV
forbado tho Importation of arm.
SLAIN BY LADRONES.
American School Teacher In Philippines Is
Murdered for Ills Money.
Manila, Nov. 6 I). 0. Montgomery,
superintendent of schools In Oriental
Ncgros, was murdered by ladroncs thrco
mile from Baoolod. Mr. Montgomery
was going to Bncolod was going to Bao
olod for a consultation with tho retir
ing superintendent and to nssumo con
trol of tho division. Ho had a large
sum of monoy with him. BIx naili...
armod with bolos nnd sponrs, nttacked
tho superintendent, nulckly killed him
and then mutilated and robbed him.
Tho constabulary havo offored n reward
for Mr. Montgomery's murderer, and
It Is believed thoy will bo captured.
Robbery is understood to have lu-nn tl,.
tnotlvo for tho crlmo.
Oil Men Fighting Fire.
Barboursvlllo, Ky., Nov. 6, A laiiro
forco of mon was put to work all day
yretordoy plowing and ditching tho
land around tho big Byrloy oil gushor
to prevent thooscaplngoilcatchlnir fire.
A big stream of tho escaping oil has
flooded Richmond avonuo nml rirAt-
and oxtonds for eovornl inllesdown that
stream. ThU well camo in Saturday
and has exhausted all tho tankago on
hand, and a largo amount of production
has boon wasted. It flews hv actual
guago 480 barrels dally,
Foreign Atoll Service,
Washington, Nov. 8. Tho report of
H. M. Brooks, suporlntendont of for.
olgn malls, for tho fiscal yoar. shows
that tho total wolght of malls dls-
patched by sea to foreign countrlos wns
10,112,772 pounds. TJio report say
that tho actual not cost of tho sorvico
was (2,245,025. It Is estimated (l,t
tho sura of (6,001,175 was recolvod by
tho depnrtJiont as nostaao on nrllnlno
exchangod with all foreign countrlos.
lie was a Robber Bold,
Clinton, la,, Nov. 5. A
oiiterod tho roBldonco of Kdltor 6. A,
H, vuuk a pietoi irom under Fay's
cad, covorod Foy and his wlfo with
wore more or less seriously hurt, c o tho mm nml mmMiui . ..! .'
coach and the engine being overturned, monoy and diamonds valued at (1.300.
The express ran bnto a siding aid col Tho robber was cool, and okod with
lldod with an engine his victims. 1