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COTTAGE GROVE. . . OREGON.
NEWS OF THE WEEK
In a Condensed Form for
A Rtiumi of the Less Important but
Not Less Interesting Events
of the Past Week.
Chinese are returning to their homes
The cisar has ordered more troops to
Baku to guard the oil fields.
Kan Patterson has married her for
mer husband, Leo G. Martin.
Norwav and Sweden are said to have
compromised on terms of separation.
The mikado has cabled Komura that
he wishes the peace fieuvoy to speedily
An official report says the recent
riots in Japan were not in any manner
Heavy rains have caused much dam
age in parts of Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa
The presidential campaign now on in
Cuba is proving decidedly strenuous.
A number of prominent men on both
sides are in jail.
Lieutenant Mitchell, son of Senator
Mitchell, discovered a plot of 21 Feder
al prisoners at Fort Hamilton, New
York harbor, to escape.
A plan is on foot to have the govern
ment move the navy yard from Brem
erton to Lake Washington. The latter
place is more convenient to railroads.
A formal call has been issued fcr a
convention to meet in Chicago October
26. The object is to impress upon con
gress the extent of th demand of the
people for railroad rate legislation.
Slight earthquake shocks continue in
Whloeeale assassinations are the or
der at Baku, Russia.
The yellow fever situation at New
Orleans is improving.
Five cases of yellow fever have been
discovered at Cincinnati, Ohio.
The gulf between Norway and Swe
den is widening and they are on the
verge of war.
Foreign engineers on the consulting
board believe a sea level canal at Pana
ma will prove best.
The government has completed its
eide in the third trial of the William
By an explosion in a fuse factory at
Avon, Conn., seven persons were killed
and seven more fatally burned
The old Grant farm of 440 acres near
St. Louis, long the home of General U
8. Grant, has been sold for $113,000
and will be convertedl into an amuse'
Western Iowa and Eastern Nebraska
have been visited by a tornado. Five
people are known to have been killed
and many hurt. The property
will be heavy.
The Baldwin airship Gelatine
made the most successful flight of
airship in the world. During the
flight the aeronaut started from the ex
position grounds, beat the street cars
into the city, maneuvered over the bus
iness portion and returned to the start
Spain has ordered a quarantine
against German vessels putting into
The state auditor of Indiana has been
removed by the governor and accused
Represeatative McCleary, of Minne
sota, favors an import tariff on coffee to
offset the government deficit.
Admiral Rojestvensky has entirely
recovered from the wounds he received
in the battle of the sea of Japan
Baron Komura, the Japanese peace
envoy, is recovering from his illness
and expects to start home October 2.
The president has approved the con
tract for the hotel and subsistence con
cession on the Panama canal zone, let
by Chairman Shonts.
Oyama and Linievitch have arranged
A crank who desired to see the presi
dent and talk with him about the price
of coal has been placed in an asylum.
The Union Pacific has completed a
second gasoline car at its Omaha shops
which is a great improvement over the
first. On ita trial trip a speed ofjnearly
a mile a minute was attained.
Nebraska Republicans, at their state
convention, nominated Charles B.
Lettou, of Fairbury, for justice of the
Supreme court. Resolutions were also
adopted demanding action on railroad
The New York Igislative committee
probing life insurance companies'
methods has found that enormous divi
dends are being paid, one company pay
ing profits exceeding the purchase
Witte baa left America for Europe.
Many Colombian laborers
employed on the canal.
Sweden refuses to change
disunion with Norway.
NEW HAGUE CONFERENCE.
Peace In Orient Clears Way and
Will Be Issued Soon.
Washington, Sept. 18. President
Roosevelt has decided to shortly issue
a call for the peace conference at The
Hague. This information is from a
high source. The time of the meeting
has not leen determine.!, but it will be
decided before the president returns to
Washington. His great victory in
bringing about peace between Russia
and Japan has encouraged his Indief
that a creat step forward can now be
adoptedin promoting international
Several months ago he had the mat
ter under consideration and received
satisfactory assurances from all Euro
pean nations except Russia. The csar
informed him that, while he favored
another peace conference, he could not
see his way clear to aiding such a
movement until war between Japan and
Russia had been brought to a conclu
It is understood that the United
States and the leading European powers
have practically aureed upon a provi
sion which stipulates that war shall
not be waged except for vital reasons
and only after exhaustive efforts have
been made to adjust the differences.
Other subjects that will receive con
sideration are the firing of explosives
from balloons; better protection for the
Red Cross; Moating mines; ownership
of interned ships.
HIGHEST ON COAST.
Mt. Whitney, of California, Accorded
Honor bv the Government.
San Francisco, Sept. 18. A report
fraught w ith deep interest to the people
of the Pacific coast has just been for
warded to Washington by Professor
Alexander McAdie, who is at the head
of the Weather Bureau service in this
section of the country. The report
states that, according to measurements
made during the summer of this year,
Mount Whitney, situated in California,
is the highest peak in the United States.
It reaches 14,502 feet above the level
of the sea. Mount Rainier, situated in
Washington, ranks second, its height
being 14,394 feet. The figures for
Mount Shasta are not definitely fixed,
but are known to be between 14,200
This report will settle the question
which has occupied the attention of
scientists on the Pacific coast for sever
al years. Professor McAdie states that
h:8 figures may be considered as nnal,
for the variation will not exceed more
than a few feet in either case.
Mount Rainier was measured in Ju
ly, and at that time the announcement
was made that it overtopped Whitney.
Calculations have shown this to have
been incorrect. The figures for Rainier
were found to correspond closely to
those obtained by Professor Edgar Mc
Clure, the well known scientist, who
lost his life on the great peak after he
had completed his measurements.
PLENTY OF WORK AHEAD.
Navy Department Will Not Discrimi
nate Against Puget Sound.
Washington. Sept. 18. Through his
secretary, Senator Piles today made in
quiry at the Navy department regard
ing the report that the force of employ
es at the Pueet sound naw yard was to
be materially reduced on account of the
lack of work. He finds, on the contra
ry, that abundance of repair work has
been set aside for the Puget sound yard,
which will give employment to all the
men now on the rolls. Some say $112,-
000 will be expended in repairing the
transport Zafiro, necessary repairs will
be made to the cruiser Chicago, the
revene cutter Perry will go out of com
mission at Bremerton for extensive re
pairs to be paid for by the Treasury de
partment, and as soon as some vessel is
found to relieve the battleship Oregon
in Asiatic waters, that vessel will come
to Bremerton for a complete overhaul
ing. The Navy department assures Mr.
Piles that there is no intention of dis
criminating against the Puget sound
Good Canal Soon.
Washington, Sept. 18. President
Roosevelt is urging in the strongest
terms the necessity of a plan for the
construction of the Panama can&l which
may be accomplished in the shortest
possible time. In his recent remarks
to the consulting board of engineers of
the Isthmian Canal commission, he
said many things which are regarded as
of the utmost importance in that con
nection. These remarks have just been
transcribed and transmitted to the
board here, and General Davis has been
authorized to make them public.
Norway Mobilizes Her Army.
Paris, Sept. 18. Despite the contra
dictory statements made on the sub
ject, information reaching the highest
authorities shows that the mobilization
of Norway's forces is now going on.
The French government has made con
ciliatory representations at Stockholm
with a view to averting a rupture.
Official sentiment here tends toward an
arrangement whereby Norway would
be permitted to continue some of her
Iowa Losing Population.
Dee Moines, la., Sept. 18. Accord
ing to preliminary figures of Iowa's
state census the state had a total popu
lation January 1, 1005, of 2,201,372, a
loss of 30,481 since the census of 1900,
when the state was accredited with a
population of 2,231,853. Practically
all of the larger cities and counties
showed gains. The loss was aluost
entirely in the rural sections.
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NO LONG CONTRACT.
Governor Thinks Convict Labor
Improve in Value.
Salem The Airtight Stove company,
of Portland, has given up its right to a
contract for the leasing of convict lalor
at the state penitentiary, and Governor
Chamberlain has declared its certified
check for $500 forfeited to the state.
The company failed to satisfy the gov
ernor as to its ability to fultill the con
tract for which it was the successful
bidder, the reason given being that the
loss of the coinpanys plant in Portland
had materially reduced its property
holdings. The, company hail been
awarded a ten-year contract at 0.8 cents
per hour, but fallen to make good.
It is now doubtful whether the gov
ernor will let any contract soon for the
leasing of convict lalor for a term of
years, and it is certain that when a
contract is made it w ill not be for more
than five years. The I-owenberg-Going
company, the present lessees, nave
made an offer of 4.5 cents an hour on a
five-year contract, but Governor Cham
berlain is in hope of being able to lease
the prisoners to farmers at more favor
able terms. Atany rate, he will wait
a while before making a contract. He
has received letters from a number of
valley farmers indicating a willingness
to hire convicts to grub land, and this
plan of giving work to the prisoners
will be investigated before a new stove
foundry contract is executed.
ENROLLMENT WILL BE HEAVY.
Bright Prospects for Coming Year at
Corvallis Everbvody about the Ore
gon Agricultural college is busy in pre
paration for ttie opening of the new
school vear. The registration promise"
to be the largest in the history of the
institution. Some estimates place the
enrollment for the coming year at about
800, with the idea that the school will
register 1,000 students the following
It is already knowa that the patron
age from Eastern Oregon will exceed
that of the past year, and that many
more families from that locality will
move here for school purposes than
ever before. Houses are in great de
mand, but all will le accommodated.
The college is being renovated
throughout. The administration build
ing has been overhauled and repaired
on tne inside. me ueparimeni oi
pharmacy will have a much-needed ad
dition to the main building. The old
mining building has been setapart for
the department of geology, and the de
partment of metallurgy has been moved
to Agricultural hall. Both oi the
boarding halls are now undergoing
thorough renovation; and everything
will be in order by September 15, when
the examinations for entrance will be
gin at the college.
Grants Pass Benjamin Batty and
his 14-year-old son are panning and
grinding out, by hand mortar, from $4
to $10 a day from the rich ore of a
strike made by the father recently near
their farm three miles from Grants
Pass. The rich find is in the Dry Dig
gings district, and lies just above the
placer diggings of the Golden Drift
ocmpany. Rich stringers are uncover
ed from which the pure gold can be
whittled with a pocketknife. The
father and son lemove a quantity of the
ore each morning, and sack and sled it
down to the farm house, where it is
ground out in the afternoon.
Hop Pickers Scarce.
Aurora Hop picking has commenced
in most yards, but as yet there has
been a scarcity of pickers and the work
has been retarded. It is yet too early
to make a correct estimate as to the
yield, but enough has been picked to
show that it will be very uneven. E.
M. Bracket has finished picking, and
according to the number of boxes, his
crop is almost double as compared with
last year. On the other hand, Henry
Muessig, who just finished, reports
that his crop will be less than 50 per
cent of last year's yield.
Eugene Miss Clara Harding, of this
city, who has been spending the sum
mer with her mother on their farm
near Gervais, has secured a scholarship
in the Conservatory of Music, Indian
apolis, Ind., and has left for that place.
The csholarship is one highly'prized by
contestants, and carries with it a sum
of $300 a year. Miss Harding graduat
ed from the Eugene High school with
the class of 1905. She was also a stu
dent of the University of Oregon School
First Bale Slid.
Eugene The first sale of 1005 hops
in Lane county was made last week
when Stephen Smeed sold 34 bales of
early Fuggles to Claybor & Co., at 14
cents. As picking progresses, it is
seen that the yield is larger than ex
pected, and the growers believe that
this year's crop will be heavier than
last year's, it being predicted before
picking commenced that the yield in
Lane county would fall short last year's
by 500 bales.
Dallas Hop picking has commenced
here. An attempt is being made to
pick by the pound. The pickers are
generally making a vigorous protest,
the conditions in many of the yards
are strained, and a rupture is thought
to be possible that may extend to all
the yards of the county.
LOOKS TO PORTLAND.
Klamath Basin Would Trade with Me
tropolis if Given Inducements.
. Klamath Falls It is now very evl
dent that unless Portland wakes up to
the advantages to lie had in keeping in
touch with Southern Oregon, anil bid
ding for its trade, San Francisco is go
ing to reap the golden harvest which
will soon be ready for some live city to
pluck from Klamath basin.
The people here are inclined to the
belief that Portland has not done her
share toward an effort to get the busi
ness from this country, hut they all
concede this as a tributary oiiit to
Portland rather than San Francisco.
San Francisco has done more for this
port of Southern Oregon than Portland.
Only recently Sun Francisco business
men subscribed a large portion of the
$100,000 bonus asked by the Weed
Railway company for the building of
the road from the Southern Pacific line
in Siskiyou county, California, to this
city. At the same time, Portland te
fuscd to lend any financial aid to this
project, just as she has done in the
This being the case, Klamath Falls
business men are now and will continue
to favor San Francisco as a wholesale
center in preference to Portland, unless
the Portland wholesalers show a willing
hand in developing means of trans
portation into this country.
Combine Against Fake Schemes.
Albany Starting from the Albany
iusiness Men's league, reccnlty organ
ized in this city, a general organization
of the business men of the Willamette
valley is now under way. For years
merchants have realized the necessity
of a closer union for mutual protection
against grafts, deadbeats and others of
this ilk. This new league will keep
members all along the line informed of
the character of the various alleged
fake schemes that are continually pre
senting themselves for support in val
Buld Logging Road.
Dallas It iB now well unlerstxHl in
Dallas that the Johnson Lumbering
Lcompany will commence immediately
The surveys for a logging railroad up
Ij Creole creek. The initial point of
the road will be at the upper dam of
the company, and will be pushed west
into the splendid timber not tributary
to La Creole creek. This road will
bring to market logs of a very superior
grade. Up to the present the best
timtter of the county has not been
Odd Mine Owned by Eastern Men.
Jacksonville Details of the recent
sale of the Opp mine, located one mile
west of Jacksonville, are developing,
and it appears the price paid is in
excess of $150,000, and marks a sale of
the entire interests of the property
owned by Opp and Perrv. The presi
dent and other officers of the old com
pany, have resigned, and the manage
ment of the mine passes entirely under
the control of the new owners, whose
names are for the present withheld.
Delegates to Prison Congress.
Salem Governor Chamberlain has
apjxnnted the following delegates to the
National Prison cdngress, which meets
in Lincoln, Neb., October 21: Mrs.
Iju Hatch, Rev. K. P. Murphy, Rev.
J. A. Levisque, Mrs. Nellie R. Trum
bull, Mrs. W. A. Mears, C. W. James,
W.T.Gardner, H. H. Hawley, N. H.
Looney, Dr. T. L. Eliot, Rev. E. W.
St. Pierre, Ben Selling, J. b. Hunt.
Wheat Club, 69c per
bluestem. 73c; valley, 71c.
Oats No. 1 white feed,
gray, Yii per ton.
Barley Feed, $20 per ton; brewing,
$21 ; rolled, $22(323.
Rye $1.30 percental.
Hay Eastern Oregon, timothy, $14
15 per ton; valley timothy, $1112;
clover, $89; grain hay, $89.
Fruits Apples, 90c$1.75 per box;
peaches, 75c$l per crate; plums, 50
75c; cantaloupes, 20(M50c; water
melons, ?4lc per pound; crabapples,
$1 per box; grapes, 75e$1.05; pears,
Vegetables Deans, l($4c per pound;
cabbage, lUc; cauliflower, 75!)0c
per dozen; celery, 75090c; corn, 8(5
9c; cucumbers, 10 15c; pumpkins,
114C I,er pound; tomatoes, 20
35c per crate; squash, 5c per pound;
turnips, $1.251.40 per sack; carrots,
$1.251.50; beets, $11.25.
Onions Oregon, 90c$l Jper sack;
Potatoes Oregon, extra fancy, 65
75c per sack.
Butter Fancy creamery, 2530c
Eggs Oregon ranch, 25(?27c
Poultry Average old hens,
13c; mixed chickens, 1212c;
old roosters, 910c; young roosters,
ll12c; dressed chickens, 14c;
turkeys, live, 2021c; geese, live,
89c; ducks, 1314c.
Hops 1905, choice, 15c; prime, 14c;
1904 choice, 1517c per pound.
Wool Eastern Oregon average best,
1921c; lower grades down to 15c, ac
cording to shrinkage; valley, 2527c;
mohair, choice, 30c per pound.
jjeef Dressed bulls, l2c per
pound; cows, 34c; country Bteers, 4
Veal Dressed, 38c per pound.
Mutton Dressed fancy, 6tf7c per
pound; ordinary, 45c; lambs, 7
Pork Dressed, 67c per pound.
FREE TRAVELING LIBRARIES.
How Farming Communities and Vil
lages May Secure Good Reading.
The Oregon Library commission cre
ated by the last legislature has been
given a number of traveling libraries
which it can loan to library associat Ions
in fanning communities and small vil
lages. Each of these libraries contains
50 volumes if interesting and whole
some hooks. It will remain in a com
munity (or six months and must then
be relurned to the commission, to be
exchanged for another.
To secme these libraries the people
of the community must first organ ice a
library association which shall include
at least ten tax payers. They must
elect a secretary, who may also act as
librarian, and w ho shall be authorial
to act as the agent of the association in
dealing with the commission, receiving
and returning the libraries, arinnging
for its location and for loaning the
The secretary and president of the
association shall make application for
a library on a blank furnished by the
commission. The applicant must
promise to provide shelves in a suitable
place, to circulate the books to all re
sponsible people in the community free
of charge; to open the library for cir
culation of luniks at least once a wek;
to take good caie of the hooks, being
held responsible tor payment (or lost ot
injured hooks ; to pay transportation
charges to and from the office of the
commission. Libraries will be sent by
freight in strong packing boxes.
The money for these libraries has
been given to the commission y people
who are particularly interested in hav
ing them in small places. The first
applicants and those which will make
the best use ot the libraries w ill receive
them. The number of libraries is
small and the state large. Therefore
early application in desirable. While
the number of free libraries is at pres
ent somewhat limited the commission
will make any place a permanent sta
tion to receive two libiaries a year for
at least five years, if it will aIii one
traveling library to the state system.
This means that an investment of $50
will bring $500 worth ot books, and
that the community will have the umk
ot all the libraries given to the com
For further information write to the
secretary of the Oregon Library com
mission, at the ( apitol, Salem. Re
member that this commission was cre
ated by the ltgislature to aid public
and school libraries and to maiiHgu a
system of traveling libraries.
DIRECT TO ORIENT.
New Cable Will Soon Be Extended to
Japan and China.
New York, Sept. 16. Through Amer
ican enterprise, the way has U-en won
to connect the Western continent by di
rect submarine telegraphic lines with
the empire of Japan. Clarene II.
Mackay, president ot the Commercial
Pacific Cable company, today made the
announcement that his company had
secured the necessary concessions to en
ter Yokohama, Japan, and Shanghai,
Yesterday the lust step in a series of
diplomatic negotiations, which were be
gun at the wish of President McKinley
and which have extended over a period
of about three years, was taken, when
Mr. Takahira, the Japanese minister to
the United States, affixed his signature
to the Japanese ' agreement with the
Commercial Pacific Cable company for
landing rights at Yokohama. An agree
ment (or landing rights at Shanghai
was signed by China several weeks ago.
When these new cables are com
pleted, Mr. Mackay said, their length,
added to other cables already laid or
about to be built, will form part of a
system which extends two-thirds of
the distance around the globe.
The cable connections with both
Japan and China will be made by ex
tending the present lines of the com
pany, which run from San Francisco
through the stations of Honolulu, Mid
way, Guam and Manila. Japan will be
reached by laying a cable from Guam
in the Pacific ocean direct to Yoko
hama. The cab'e to China will be laid
from Manila to Shanghai.
Cholera Claims Its Toll.
Berlin, Sept. 15. The official bulle
tin issued today announced that 15 new
cases of cholera and four deaths oc
curred between noon yesterday and
noon today. Of the fresh cases one
each occurred in the districts of Flatow,
Stuhm, Obernik, Czarnikau, Wirsitz
and Bromberg, three in the Marien
werder district, (our in the Graudenz
district and two in the Schubin district.
Four illnesses previously included in
the reports of cholera turn out not to
be cholera. The totals, therefore, to
date are 179 cases and 05 deaths.
Sweden's Designe Pacific.
Stockholm, Sept. 15. Political cir
cles disavow any desire on the part of
Sweden to oppose the arbitration treaty
demanded by Norway, but they' point
out that only the preliminary negotia
tions in regard to such a treaty can be
discussed at present, as the conclusion
of a treaty is impossible until Norway
had accepted Sweden's conditions and
the latter has recognized Norway as an
independent state. The Swedish inten
tions, it is declared, are wholly pacific.
Rebels Drive Out English Oil Men.
London, Sept. 15. The correspond
ent of the Times at Baku says that the
English oil companies there have been
forced to abandon work owing to threats
made by the revolutionaries.
DYING BV OWN HAND
Baron Komnra Said To Ho Com
mitting Slow Suicide.
TAKES THE HINT FROM JAPAN
To Return to Jspan Would Mean Dis
grace to Great Peace Envoy
Now in America.
Sioux City, la., Sept. 111. Karon
Komura, the Japanese peace plenipo
tentiary, Is committing slow suicide,
according to Takashita, manager ot a
troupe of vaudeville perfor rs now
appearing here. Takashita is highly
educated and speaks English. In the
course of an intei view today regarding
conditions in Japan, he inquired solict
tiously regarding the condition of Ko
mura. He Mas told that it was no
"Hut he will never get well," replied
Takashita slowly. "When thejmensago
was clicked over the cable that my
countrymen were preparing to rrceivit
li i lit with funeral riles, I knew he
would never return to Japan. He
doubtless bail learned this already by
"It was our nation's way ot apprising
him thai be was in disgrace and that
he could only atone for it by showing
through his own death that be was still
a hero and u patriot. You Americans
little reali.e what hari-kari means to
"Komura knew full well that them
was bur one course left. Knowing that
Americans would not understand his
act, and that it would be viewed here
as a disgrace, he could not commit
hari-kari in the usual manner.
"lie accordingly had recourse to
some of the many powerful though
subtle din? with which Japanese
statesmen and soldiers are familiar.
It produces (ever and makes it appear
that he is dying of disciixK, but when
the end comes our count ry men will
understand and once more acclaim him
HIS SUPERIORS ARE TO BLAME.
Commander Young Says He Reported
Defect in Boiler.
San Francisco, Sept. )ti. Command
er I.uican Young, of the ill-fated
I'nited States gunboat Bennington,
whose lioiIersxploded while the vessel
was at anchor In San Diego, Cal., har
bor, resulting in the death of scoies of
American seamen, has determined to
submit to no "vicious punishment."
It is said on good authority that he
1 will testify and undertake to prove that
he had repeatedly reortod to high offi
cials ot the navy department that the
llennington (toilers were defective, and
urged that they be repaired to avoid
Intense interest is taken in the pend
ing court-martial. At 10 o'clock tin lay
at Mare Island the trial commences.
Judge (iear, ot Honolulu, will repre
sent Yourg. Ensign Wade, who was
stricken by appendicitis, is rcorted aa
much improved, but his attorney, Tho
odorc A. Bell, believes it will be threo
weeks before the officer can bo present
at court-martial proceedings.
PRICES VARY WIDELY.
Difference in Department Contracts
Causes a Scandal.
Washington, Sept. 1(1. The Keep
commission, engaged in investigating
departmental methods and inaugurat
ing reforms, particularly in the pur
chase of supplies, has discovered differ
ences in prices of supplies ranging from
30 to 100 percent. All departments,
buy under the same methods, letting
contracts to the lowest responsible bid
der, yet variations in prices ot specific
articles as bought for different depart
ments are said to be nothing less than
sensational in illustrating the inade
quacy ot present methods. It is the
plan of the commission to recommend
that supplies be standardized as far aa
possible, and that a central purchasing
office buy them for all departments.
Shuts Out American Machine.
New York, Sept. 1(1. Cablegrams
from Argentina weie received yesterday
by the leading exporters saving that
the government had given notice tiiat
it was to levy a prohibitive tariff on all
parts of agricultural and industrial
machinery, used in repairing, and call
ing for American manfacturers to ask
the American government to intervene.
The wires were kept hot all yesterday
afternoon between New York and other
chief cities, and by nightfall arrange-
Hints had been attempted to lay the
matter before the secretary cf state.
Fears Bubonic Plague.
San Jose, Costa Rica, Kept. 10. The
medical faculty, consulted by the gov
ernment in regard to the quarantine
measures Bgainst Panama on account of
the recent discovery of a case of bu
bonic plague from Panama, has recom
mended that the. measures to ho taken
should affect commercial interests aa
little as possible. It advised that ships
from San Francisco he allowed to enter
Punta Arenas when provided with a
clean bill of health.
Baltic Provinces In Danger.
St. Petersburg, Sept. 16. It is offi
cially announced that the governments
of Courland and Volhynia are menaced
by cholera, and the authorities have
taken precautions to prevent an inva
sion of the disease.