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f OOrrr AGE GROVE ... OREGON.
NEWS OFTHE WEEK
In a Condensed Form for Our
A Resume of the Less Important but
Not Less Interesting Events
of the Past Week.
The Chinese boycott bus caused large
orders from a San Francisco firm to be
All of the Peace envovs are now in
AVnhintrton excentini M. Witte anil
The kaiser and czar are said to be
contemplating declaring the Baltic a
The Japanese now have an army le-
tween ladivostok ana the main luis
Germany and Britain are at dagger's
point about sending the British Meet to
Europe regards Roosevelt as arbiter
in case Japan and Kussia deadlock in
their peace confeience.
Louisiana is quarantined on all sides
and new cases of fever have broken out
despite the efforts of the health author
ities. In a row in th city council of Spring
field, Illinois, the mayor came off vic
tories by calling in police, who used
their cliibs freely on the city fathers.
Warren, Ta., was visited by a cloud
burst which did thousands of dollars'
worth of damage to property. The
people escaped drowning by staying in
second stories of buildings.
Sweden is negotiating for a war loan.
A national bank is to be organized at
France and Germany are again quar
reling over Morocco.
Huarriman wants to gather the Illi
nois Central railroad into his system.
Japan will not cease hostilities pend
ing the outcome of the peace conference.
A new plot has been discovered
against the life of the eultan of Turkey.
Germany is furious at the proposed
cruise of British war vessels in the
Great Britain is planning to store an
immense amount of food for home use
in case of war.
Police has unearthed a counterfeiters
outfit in Portland and arrested six peo
ple in connection.
District Attorney Jerome of New
York is now taking a turn at the tricky
lawyers of that city.
Revenue officers in New York are
seeking men who have used internal
revenue stamps a second time on cigar
George T. Moore, connected with the
Agricultral department, has reisgned
on account of connection with graft in
At the end of the eighth week of the
fair the total admissions aggregated
Native bankers of China have decid
ed to boycott foreign banks doing busi
ness in the Flowery Kingdom.
Great Britain will send several war
ships to the Baltic to discount the
effects of the kaiser's visit to the czar.
Southern Pacific property to the ex
tent of $100,000 is endangered near Los
Angeles by the overflow of water at
Investigations have disclosed the fact
that many widows of former Kquitable
officers are receiving large pensions.
Mrs. Hyde, mother of the former vice
president, is receiving $25,000 a year.
Secretary Francis has registered the
names of more than 300 delegates to
the Trans-Mississippi congress from 17
states and territories. Several epecial
trains from different parts will carry
the delegates t'o Portland.
Germany's commercial relations with
the United States will be an important
eubject before the next session of the
senate. The present treaty will soon
run out and Germany is anxious to ne
gotiate a new understanding on lines of
A North German Lloyd steamer has
gone ashore on Geurnsey island, off the
coast of England. It is said the vessel
will be a total wreck.
Cardinal Gibbons declares that pub
licity through the newspapers keeps
many men from becoming grafters.
Publicity, he Bays, is the best cure for
A gaBoline stove exploded in Pitts
burg, killing an entire family.
Komura, head of the Japanese peace
delegation, is confident peace will re
sult from the conference.
Riots continue in all parts of Russia.
The Norwegian collier Tricolor is on
the rocks near Cape Mendocineo Cal.,
lighthouse and will be a total wreck.
The government printing office is
now involved in graft and scandal.
Public Printer Palmer will have to re
sign. An explosion of dynamite in the
Banhead mine near Vancouver, B. C,
killed three men and injured a large
number of others.
WAR PARTY GAINS RECRUITS
Claim of Indemnity Causes Vigorous
Action In War Office.
St. Petersburg, July 31. The inti
mation of Mr. Sato, Huron Komura's
secretary, that Japan will claim full
indemnification for the cost of the war
beside the Island of Sakhalin, has
gained recruits for the war party from
among the class which had hoped Rus
sia would lx able to offer the railroads
to Tort Arthur and Dalnv, the island
of Sakhalin, and other valuable consid
erations in lien of a direct cash indem
The war office is not slackening pre
patations for continuing the war in
case the peace negotiations are unsuc
cessful. The gap in general l.inie
vitch's army raused by the losses at
Mukden has been filled and the railroad
is working to its full capacity, carrying
reinforcements to form fresh corps.
A dispatch from Irkutsk announces
the completion of work on the trans
Baikal line. In ordei to relieve the
traffic on the railroad, Frinee Hilkoff,
minister of railroad communications,
has sent three steamers loaded with
rails and a flotilla of river steamers by
way ol the Arctic ocean to the month
of the Yenisei river, whence they will
be transported by that river to Kras
noyarsk, which is within 400 miles of
CHINA WANTS INDEMNITY TOO.
Must Pay for Illegal Occupa
tion of Manchuria.
Berlin, July 31. The Ixkal An.eiger
prints an interview with a prominent
Chinese diplomatist, evidently t lie
Chinese minister at Berlin, w ho says
that the dowager empress and the em
peror have sent a circular letter to all
viceroys and uovernors and to Chinese
ministers abroad, asking them to state
fully their views as to what attitude
China should take in the settlement of
the Mancharian question.
The diplomatist further states that
China, in determining w hat indemnity
to demand from Russia, will include
not only the reduction in public reve
nues during the war, but a sum suffi
cient to coverlamages suffered through
years of illegal occupation of that coun
try. He assumes that Japan will keep
her word and hand over Manchuria to
China, but thinks it will tie impossible
for China to install the old form of
government them, since the improve
ments the Russians and Japanese have
introduced make a modern system of
administration necessary. The diplo
"China will not longer play the role
of a mere spectator, but will assert her
claims with energy in the Portsinuth
negotiations and interesting develop
ments will certainlv follow.
INSPECT ON OTHER SIDE.
Proposed That Chinese Be Scrutin
ized Before They Start.
Washington, July 31. A new way
ut of the perplexing difficulties sur
rounding the enforcement of the Chin
ese exclusion law is being considered
by the department of Commerce and
Labor. It is proposed to put the regu
lations into more practicable form and
at the same time throw a sop to Chin
ese susceptibilities by having the in
specting and regulating done on the
This can be managed by establishing
representatives of the state and immi
gration services at ports in China with
a view to examining the claims oi
Chinese desiring to come to Amerie,
and if the examination proves that
they are exempt, to issue credentials to
them, which will be accepted without
question at American ports. By this
plan the investigation will be much
more simple and satisfactory.
Defense of Columbia River. '
Washington, July 31. A board of
army officers, including Lieutenant
Colonel Arthur Murray, Artillery
corps; Major Langfitt, of the engineers,
and the district artillery officer on the
Columbia river, will meet and collect
data for the submarine defense of the
fortifications at the mouth of the Co
lumbia river, and also report on exist
ing mines, buildings and structures in
connection with harbor defense and re
commend new works deemed necessary
to complete submarine work at the en
trance to the river.
July Deficit is Smaller.
Wanington. July 31. The monthly
statement of the government receipts
and expenditures, which will be issued
by the treasury department on August
1, will show the receipts for July, 1005,
to have been approximately $49,180,
000, and the expenditures about $02,
960,000, leaving a deficit for the month
of $13,680,000. The deficit last July
was $17,300,000. There was no extra
ordinary receipts or expenditures, and
none will appear in July, 1905.
Yaquis Will Surrender.
Nogales, Ariz., July 31. After si
years of continuous fighting, the Yaqui
Indians in Mexico are suing for peace.
A peace conference is being arranged
for, and if there is no hitch in the pres
ent plans, Yaqui leaders will meet rep
resentatives of the Mexican government
at Urez, Solano, Mexico. No date for
meeting has been made public, but the
Indians are already reported to be
gathering in the vicinity of Urez.
British Ship Is Seized.
Seattle, July 31. The British ship
Josephine, Captain J. P. Heftier, from
Vancouver, B. C, has been seized by
the United States marshal at Ketchi
kan, Alaska. The captain and crew
are in jail. The vessel landed a cargo
from a Canadian port at an American
port without a permit.
OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST
TO BROADEN ENGINEER COURSE
Increased Attendance at Agricultural
College Forces Enlargement.
Corvallis The proposed expansion
of the department of mechanical en
gineering at the college, determined on
at the annual Jltoard meeting, is in part
made essential by the largely increased
attendance of students, w hich last year
nearly touched 700. The present plan
was installed when the attendance was
less than half that numWr.
While the change is being made, it
is planned to bioaden and perfect the
course of instruction. The matter is in
the hands of a committee that, with
President Gatch, is to perfect plans.
One feature in contemplation is the ad
dition of a graduate year to the course,
so that many students now going abroad
for further instruction, such as Cornell,
Berkeley, Stanford, and so on, can get
it at their home college. President
Galen's recommendations on the sub
ject cmlsody the establishment of a
foundry and pattern making course.
Action taken for the improvement of
the mining department embodies the
purchase of addition equipment. The
old chemical laloratory now houses
the department and there is already
fair eqipment for laboratory work, but
it is ptoposed to perfect the work in
this line. Chester Proehstel, who was
elected as instructor in the enlarged
department, is a graduate of the col
lege, who spent last year in the mining
department at the University of Cali
fornia. He is a Portland boy.
Plan Big Vinegar Output.
Eugene The Ingham Zinimer
Cider and Vinegar company, a well
known manufacturing concern of Eu
gene, has just filed supplementary ar
ticles of incorporation with the I.ane
county clerk changing the name to the
Ingham inegar C o. The ow ners of
the Northwest Conserving Co.'s big
plant at Taconia, have purchased an
interest in'the local plant and the one
at Medford, opcratfll by the same com
pany. The contract has just leen let
for the erection of new buildings tor
the Medford plant, the capacity of
which is 4,000 barrels per year. The
Eugene plant will be enlarged to the
Miners Less Hostile.
Sumpter Quite a numler of sheep
men have driven their Hocks into the
Sumpter district this season, and all
state that grass conditions were never
better than at present. A more peace
ful understanding seeems to exist be
tween miners and stockmen, as .less
threats are heard against the latter
than in former seasons. This is ac
counted for from the fact that the
ranges are in better condition and that
there is plenty of feed to go round
without sheepmen encroaching on the
domain of the miners. No reports are
received that the sheep are being rang
ed on the government reserve in this
Fair Grounds Are Improved.
Salem When improvements now
under wav are completed ten days
hence, Oregon will have the best state
fair grounds on the Pacific coast. ( al
ifornia is making improvements which
may possibly bring the exposition
grounds of that state up to the same
standard as those in Oregop, but for
the present it is declared that Oregon
fair grounds will be the best. The im
provements made here were paid for
with tLe appropriation, which would
have been used for the premiums if the
annual state fair bad been held.
Benton Ha- Prospect.
Corvallis Reports from the different
hopgrowers in the vicinity of Corvau.s
are that this season's crop will be at
least one-third larger than last year.
The long dry spell of last season was
the cause of only about one-half a crop
on the yards situated on the high
lands. This year an abundance of rain
has assured a good yield in both bot
tom and hill land. Recent hot weather
has practically exterminated vermin,
and the outlook is excellent.
Healthy People at Sumpter.
Sumpter From investigations made
here during the past month it is learn
ed that Sumpter is without doubt the
most healthful town in the state. At
present there is not a case of sickness
in the town, that can be considered
dangerous. Nor has there !een a death
from disease during the last six months.
Accidents at the mines have furnished
sevtra! funerals at the city cemetery
during that time, but none of these can
be considered as belonging to the town.
Many Threshers Are Running.
The Dalles The past few days have
been the longest continuous hot spell
recorded in Wasco county for several
years. The hot spell is not doing any
(lumiu'tt to train, as everywhere it is
too far advanced to be injured by heat.
However, it is hastening harvesting, as
spring grain is now ripe and must be
harvested along with fall grain. Most
of the threshers are now running, and
good yields are reported.
Smelter Has Big Run Ahead. '
Sumpter Concentrates are being re
ceived here daily for the smelter from
the big producers of the Cracker creek
district. The ore bins at the smelter
are rapidly filling up and a large sup
ply will be received this season from
other sections near by, thus insuring
steady operation of the plant for an in
FARMERS HOLD THEIR WHEAT
Are Offered 70 Cents at Pendleton,
but Expect Highor Price.
Pendleton W. S. Byres, the miller,
has purchased a few small lots of wheat
Pin the vicinity of Pendleton for lift
cents, part of the wheat being club and
part bluestem. He is offering 70 cents
for No. 1 bhiestem, with few farmers
willing to accept this price, believing
that a short time hence will' bring
them an advance over the present
prices. The farmers who sold early
last year missed the popular prices by
nearly 12 rents a bushel, as the price
rose from !" to 77 cents a bushel.
For fear of being in the wrong this
year, many will hold until the market
is established at a solid mark.
Mr. Byers lias also purchased a lot
of barley fiom K. L. Smith, paying 85
cents a hundred, with the understand
ing that all Mr. Smith wished to turn
in would be taken at that price. The
amount sold in the transaction is not
Schools of Baker County.
Baker City The annual report of
Comity School Superintendent John A
Payton, just filed, shown there are ft,
34S persons between the age of 4 and
20 years in Baker county, 4,04(5 of
whom are enrolled in the different
schools. The nnmbr of teachers em
ployed is 102, with an average salary
for males of $62 5 per month; females,
$48.47. The receipts for the past year
to the county school were $!!, 757. 28
while the exenscs amounted to $77,
187.8(, leaving a balance of $22,574.32.
The estimated value of school houses,
grounds, etc., is $154,805. The aver
age district tax is 8.1 mills.
Hop Yards on the Market.
Salem Krebs Bros., reputed the
nnst extensive hopgrowers on the coast,
are said to be in the market for the sale
of their hop ranches in this and Folk
counties, aggregating 1,05:1 acres, of
which 624 acres are set to hops. It is
reported that the price set upon the In
dependence yards, consisting of 400
acres ol hops, winch will come in lull
hearing this season, is $150,000, and
that two offers have been received upon
them, neither of which lias as yet been
accepted. 1 lie price nxel on uie i.rooKs
yard of 224 acres is not given.
Takes the Bugs Home.
Grants Pass Professor A. I!. Cord
ley, of the Oregon State Experiment
station, has lettirned to Corvallis after
spending several days visiting the Jos
ephine county melon fields. The pur
pose of Professor Cordley's visit is to
identify the strange bug that is destroy
ing the melon vines of the fields about
Grants Pass. A number of vines killed
by the pest and several specimens of
the bugs were taken by Professor Cord
ley to the experiment station.
Bu'lding for Medical Department.
Salem Plans have been completed
for the erection of a $15,000 building
for the medical department of Willam
ette university. The building will be
located on the northwest corner of the
college campus and will be of brick and
three stories high. Money for the con
struction of the building has already
O. A. C. Regents' Election.
Corvallis J. K. Went horford was re
elected president, John I). Daly secre
tary arid B. F. Irvine treasurer at the
annual meeting of the board of regents
of the Oregon Agricultural college held
here. Their terms are for two years
Wheat Club, new, 7273c per
bushel; bluestem, new, 7780c; val
ley, new, 75c.
Barley, Feed, $21.5022 per ton;
Oats No 1 white, feed, $2930 per
ton; gray, $29.
Hay Timothy, $1315 per ton;
Fruits Apples, new, 90c$1.75
perlKjx; apri.-ots, !)0c(ij$l per crate
peaches, 75 ($900 pert-rate; plums, 25c
90c per crate; Loganberries, $1.25
pert-rate; blackberries, !i(dc ourid;
cherries, 712Vc pr pound; currants,
8c per pound ; prunes, 85c$l; rasp
berries, $1.25 per crate.
Vegetables Beans, l4c per pound;
cabbage, lfijlKc per pound; cauli
flower, 7590c per dozen ; celery, 76(?
85c per dozen; corn, 75c$l per bag;
cucumbers, 2560c per dozen; lettuce,
head, 10c per dozen; parsley, 25c per
dozen; peas, 25c per pound; toma
toes, 85c$l per crate; turnips, $1.25
1.40 per sack; carrots, $1 .25 1 .50
per sack; beets, $1(31.25 per sack.
Potatoes Oregon, new, 60c$l per
Butter Fancy creamery, 2022c
Eggs Oregon ranch, 2122c doz.
Poultry Average old hens, 13
14c; mixed chickens, 1212c; old
roosjters, 910c; young roosters, 11
12c; turkeys, live, 18I9; geese, live,
67c; ducks, old, 13c; ducks, young,
014c per pound.
Hops Choice 1904, 1719c per
Wool Eastern Oregon average best,
1921c; lower grades down to 15c, ac
cording to shrinkage; valley, 2627c
per pound; mohair, choice, 31c per
Beef Dressed bulls, l2c per
pound; cows, 34$c.
Mutton Dressed, fancy, So per
pound; ordinary, 4c.
Veal Dressed, 37c per pound,
Fork Di eased 6(87 c per pound.
UNITE AGAINST BRITAIN.
Cxar and Kaiser Plan to Combine
Chicago, July 28. The Berlin corre
spondent of the Chicago Daily News
"Germany and Russia may Join
hands to make a strong naval (rout
against England. It is said that the
mooting of the crur and kaiser hits been
mainly occupied with the question of
the reconstruction of the Russian navy.
The cr.ar is anxious to co-operate with
Germany by establishing a strong de
fensive combine agaiiiHt the English
naval forces. Russia's new Baltic
squadron is intended to supplement
strategically the German Baltic fleet,
"Captain Ilinte, who accompanied
the kaiser, is supposed to be the com
ing man. It was he who had the dan
gerous squabble with Admiral Dewey
in IStiS. Admiral Diedcrich was a
A St. Petersburg dispatch to the
Daily News says:
"As an immediate result of the meet
ing of the kaiser and the cr.ar, two army
corps will be w ithdrawn from Poland.
Their arrival at the front in September
will give Gciictal l.inievitch a superi
ority over the Japanese of 150,000
men. His numerical superiority today
is estimated at 70,000. This news
makes the war party exultant." The
Novoo Vremya says;
" 'Not a kopeck must Ik given to Ja
pan, not an inch of territory, not a
mile of railroad. There must be no
Japanese protectorate over Corca.'
"The general staff is sure l.inievitch
will begin an attack shortly. He has
600,000 men and 2,000 guns. The bu
reaucracy has changed its tone. Re
pression is announced, and there is lit
tle prospect of reform."
STAND ON DIGNITY.
Pekin Government Would Turn Down
Washintgon, July 28. Some doubt
is expressed in official circles whether
it will be possible to obtain China's
consent to another treaty with the
United States providing for even the
exclusion of Chinese laborers from this
country. The State department is
aware of ill feelings throughout China
on the whole subject, and now that tin
immigration tieaty with China hits
been allowed to lap' without the nego
tiation of a new agreement, icporls
have reached here that China is inclin
ed hereafter to refuse to sign any sim
ilar convent ion .
China's poMtion apppiars to .e that
the exclusion of the Chinese citizens
from a friendly country is in it .'. f a
disgrace, and w hito she cannot ignore
the laws of a foreign power providing
for such exclusion, she can refuse to
sanction it or become a party to it by
concluding a treaty Involving such re
strictions. A year ago, it is said, it
would have leen easy to conduct nego
tiations with China for the exclusion
of Chinese lalsorers only. Now, how
ever, it is understood the Chinese offi
cials are disposed to regard the signing
of such a treaty beneath the dignity of
WAS IN PRINEVILLE.
Prosecution Proves Williamson
There in June, 1002.
Portland, Julv 28. Testimony
terday in the trial of Williamson, t ies
ner and Biggs for alleged suloruatiou
of perjury, established beyond question
that Williamson was in I'rineville from
June 14 to 24 in 1902. This point was
disputed by the defense at the former
trial, but yesterday morning Judge Bur
nett said Williamson had investigated
his whereabouts in June, 1902, hail
found that he was in I'rineville then
and is quite willing to admit it. How
ever, the prosecution put on witnesses
to show that the defendant was there
on the above dates. Examination of
witnesses by the prosecution in the
morning was a gathering up of the de
tails of the case preparatory to submit
ting it. The government finished with
its witnesses in the afternoon. On the
whole, the case of the prosecution
shows stronger than at the former trial,
and every effort is being made to avert
the possibility of a hung jury by the
presentation of every bit of evidence in
the hands of the government.
Cowes With Revolver.
Panama, July 28. A mutiny took
place among the police force here to
day, but it was quelled almost at the
beginning by Santiago du la Guardia,
secretary of war, who faced the mutin
eers with a drawn revolver and, hacked
by the ollicerd of the force, brought it
to submission. The principal leaders
were chastised severely and the other
mutineers were placed in irons. Poli
tics had nothing to do with the mutiny.
The chief of police, Leonidas Fretelt,
is in Augu Dulce, inspecting the ponce
New Focus Is Discovered.
Shreveport, La., July 28. A special
from New Orleans to the Times says:
A report to the Marine Hospital service
tonight from Bay St. Louis, Miss.,
states that ten suspicions cases of yel
low (ever have developed at Black Bay,
in that section. A Federal surgeon
will be sent the. e early in the morn
ing. It is said a lugger load of
Italians escaped from here and went
to the bay, where they developed
Sigsbea Will Carry Peace Envoys
Washington, July 28. Rear Admiral
Riisee. commanding the third division
if Korth AiUntin fiAt. will come
In Wauhlnirlnn tomorrow liv ilirM-tinn
of the Navy department to receive full
instructions aa to the program for con
veying the peace envoys of Kussia and
Japan to Oyster Bay.
" . v.:
Yellow lever Situation Said to
QUARANTINE CONCERNS PEOPLE
All Surrounding Slates Hsve Estab
lished Strict Regulations Against
the Fever Infected City.
New Orleans, July 29. The health
authorities who are handling the yel
low fever situation here have now s
thoroughly perfected their organisation
that they feel confident every case of
(ever, though not thoroughly develop
ed, will be promptly reported, and
will go upon the ollicial records, So
thorough has been t he inspect ion of tint
city that it is believed that every exist
ing case has been found, and is now in
cluded in the 20ll cases which have
been announced. Many of these are on
the road to recovery, and it Is expected
that with the perfect scientific treat
ment that has been arranged for them
will be a reduced mortality rate which
ill the early stages of the disease ban
been admittedly high.
The most annoying lea tore of the sit
uation now is the disposition of practi
cally every town in adjoining slates to.
tighten the quarantine against the city.
That is due to the feeling beyond the
city that 200 cases means it serious sit
uation, and the (act that the escape (
Italians from the infected IrencU
market center has resulted in the ap
pearance of cases of (ever nt various
ANOTHER CHARGE OF GRAFT
Scientist Recommends Material Irt
Which He Has Personal Interrit.
Washington, July 2:'. In a hearing
todav at the depitl t luelit of iig t icil 1 1 u re,
at which Secretary Wilson, Assistant
Secretary Haves, Prof. B. ).. (ialloway,
chief of the bureau of plant i 1 1 I i t r y .
George T. M'Miiu, of that bureau, und
t w o representatives of an agricu ll ui al
publication, were present, the hint two
named made charges that the wife of
one of t he scielit is' s in the hiileail of
plant industry owned a ld k of slock in
an eastern concern inautifai t ut ing a cu I
ture for soil Inoculation, while the sci
entist was preparing and revising bul
let ins regarding enrichment of (arms
and portray ing t he culture as contain
ing virulent (onus of bactera for mak
ing xor land.
It was alleged that the publications
revised by the oflicial tended to direct
the farmers to a commercial t-oiierrt
supplying the material because of tho
exhaustion of the supply by the depart
ment. At today's hearing the scientist in
volved in the allegations admitted that
his wife owned stock, that stock was to
come to him in the event that he sev
ered his connect ion. with the depart
ment and became t he bacteriologist ol
the concern, hut that in the latter part
of April he decided lo stay.
DENIES DOING WRONG.
Gesner Takes Stand or Defense
Land Fraud Trial.
Portland, July 2!i. Defense in the
case of the I'nited States vs. Congress
man Williamson, (iesner and Biggs,
charged w ith subornation of pi rury,
yesterday made a complete denial of
the charges of the prosecution by put
ting Gesner on the stand, lie denied
ever having made a conl ract with the
entrymeii to buy land, although he ad
mitted lending them money, and said,
lie had stated to certain entry men that
the clams would be wort h, upon final
proof being completed, f.r()0 lo him.
Dr. (iesner is old an I feeble. He
leans heavily on his cane, w hich is his
constant companion. Twenty years of
the practice of medicine in the I'rine
ville country has broken his health.
Long rides to w idely scattered patients
at all hours of the day and night over
poor roads have ruined his physique.
Philippine Bands at Security.
Washington, July 20. Secretary
Shaw authorized the statement that tin
and after August 1, 1905, and until
further notice Philippine land purchase
4 per cent bonds (issue 17,000,000),
Philippine one-year certificates (amount
outstanding f 1,000,000) ; Philippine
public works and improvement bonds
(issue 12,500,000), and city of Manila
sewer and water works bonds (issue
$1,000,000), will be accepted for secur
ity for existing deposits of public mon
ey in national banks in substitution for
United States bonds.
Seek the Judgship.
Portland, July 20. The scramble for
the district judgship has begun afresh,
since W. W. Cotton threw away the
plum, and aspirants for the job ure
slanting their eyes toward Clutsop
county, where dwells Senator Fulton,
and toward the third floor of the Fed
eral courthouse, where holds forth Dis
trict Attorney Francis J. Heney. That
Mr. Fulton and Mr. Heney have the
strongest pull of anybody in Oregon is
realized by all the candidates.
Yellow Fever Case at Tampa.
Tampa, Fla., July 20. Dr. Joseph
I Porter, state health officer, has issued
I an oflicial statement to the effect that
,, .. . .
Victor Vitello, an Italian who arrived.
here last Saturday from New Orleans,
is suffering from a mild attack of yel