Bohemia Nugget COTTAGI GROVE . . OREGON. NEWS OFTHE WEEK In a Condensed Form for Our Busy Readers. Resume of the Let Important but Not Lett Interesting Events of t! Past Week. CHAMBERLAIN WINS. e" 1 . . in i.ongworins nave arrived in England. Hearst has excluded Bryan's name irotu Ins newspapers. A strict guard against cranks is be ing kept at the White House. Manila business men have petitioned congress to establish an agricultural bank. Storms in Pennsylvania and Ohio have caused loss of life and destruction Xt property. The Mexican board of trade has started an investigation of American canned meats. War between striking miners and guards has been renewed at the Steu benville, Ohio coal mines. The official trial trip of the new bat- thahip Nebraska will take place on Paget sound about July 15. The California legislature has asked the government to care for San Fran cisco's homeless and bay city bonds. American meat packers are planning to spend thousands or dollars advertis ing in Europe to remove the stigma of the recent exposures. Taft has definitely announced that he will not be a candidate for the pres idency. He will, however, etnmp the country on the Philippine tariff A great naval Great Britain. review is planned by A hurricane in Southern Ontario has done much damage. Greece and Roumania have severed diplomatic relations. Cram packer denies that congress has authority to require meat inspection. The people of the Philippine islands gave $8,597 to the San Francisco relief fand. Another high official of the Pennsyl Tania railroad has been implicated in coal charges. The president is likely to win his meat inspection fight, though opposi tion is strong. The cxar has summoned his ministers to a council, and a change in affairs seems probable. Pacific coast Democrats are booming Governor Chamberlain, of Orgon, for the nomination for the presidency. Ex-Governor W. P. Whyte has been appointed United States senator from Maryland to succeed the late Senator GortOaa. Of the total revenues of the United States more than three-fifths is annual ly expended on the army and navy and pension roll. For the present yeat the total of the three expenses is $375, 659,719, oat of a total revenue of $958,093,000. Rojesivensky, Linievitch and other Russian officers are to bo couitmar- tialed. Guatemalan rebels are gaining in strength. Brundige, of Arkansas, denounces Roosevelt for increaetng White Ilouee expenses. The Indiana Democratic convention has endorsed Bryan. Tornadoes in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kansas and Michigan destroyed much property and caused the loes of six live. The military authocritiea are grad uany withdrawing nil oi the govern ment troops from San Francieco. The union between Norway and Swe den has been diwsolvd year. Three of the Spanish gunboats cap tured by Dewey at Manila have been sold for old junk, bringing $0,000. District Attorney Jerome, of New York, is accused of accepting life in eurance money during the recent cam paign and felony charges have been filed against him. The returns of Oregon's election from a large number of precincts throughout the state are securely locked np in the ballot boxes instead of bavin been sent to the cel. -it of the county In which the precinct is located. South Dakota Republicans advocate tariff revision. Hunger strikes in Russian prisons are causing riots. Meat packers are planning nn organ ization to kill Roosevelt. politically. Missouri Democrats have declared for Bryan for president. France will levy an income tax to meet a deficit in government expenses. Rett of State Ticket Carried by the Republicans. George E. Chamberlain, Democrat, carried the state for governor at Mon day election by a plurality ol 2,300 to J,.M0, Jonathan Bourne, Jr., Ke publican, has a plurality of about 2.600 over John M. Gearin, iVmorrat. Wil lis C. liawley, Republican, for congress in the nrft district, has defeated Charles V. Galloway by about 8,500 W. R. Ellis, Republican, in the Second district, has a lead over James 11. Gra lam. Democrat, that will approach 15.000. illis C. Dnniway, Republican, for state printer; Frank W. Benson. Re publican, for secretary of state, and Kotert Kakin, Republican, for supreme Jinlge, have defeated their respective opponents by unprecedented pluralities Woman suffrage has been beaten bv about 10,000 and the proposed local option amendment was lost by alout the same vote. The legislature is over wheliuingly Republican. i j OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST VALLEY GRAIN LOOKS WELL. Bourne county Gearin Withy- Wholesale arrests have been made at 'Barcelona, Spain, for the attack on King Alfonso. Joe Tung Lee, a Chinaman, won the second prize at the City of New York university in an oratory contest. The four masted schooner Volunteer has gone on the rocks near Point Aren as, California, Her crew is in great danger. Returns by Countits. Tbe following is the returns, which are practically complete in a majority of the counties, on the vute for United States senator and governor: Bater Bourne 1.S29. Gear in 1.76: Chamberlain 2.063. Withvcombe 1 .424. Benton Bourne 932, Gearin 755: Chamberlain 817, Withycombe 1,116 Clackamas Bonrne 1,976, Gearin 1,752; Chamherlairt 2,223, Withy combe 1,811. Brownell, Republican, was defeated for state senator. Clatsop Bourne 1.258. Gearin 839: Chamberlain 1,299, Withycombe 1,049 itn the exception of county indue and coroner the Republicans elected everything on the county ticket. Columbia Bourne 807, Gearin 516: Chamberlain 11, W lthycombe 874 vooe oourne ana itnycombe are estimated to have carried the county by lou. Croon Gearin leads by about SO votes, while Chamberlain will carry the county by 160. Lurry It is estimated that and Withycombe will carry the bv 50 votes. Douglas Bonrne 1,582, 1,6H5; Chamberlain 1,792, combe 1, S01. Republicans elected the entire county ticket except clerk. Gilliam Bourne 487, Gearin SS6 Chamberlain 508, Withvcombe 411. The Republicans have elected the coun ty treasurer, clerk, commissioner and representative. The Democrats have elected the judge, sheriff and surveyor. Grant Bourne 505, Gearin 023 : Chamberlain 05, Withycombe 576 Jackson Bourne 1,373. Gearin 1,- 140; Chamberlain 1,324, Withycombe ,502. The entire Republican county ticket is elected except senator which is in doubt. Josephine Bonrne and Withycombe will carry the county by 125 Klamath Pourne 477, Gearin 491 ; Chamberlain 569, Withycombe 611. Lake Gearin will carry by 100 and Withycombe by about 50. Lane Bonrne 2,043, Gearin 2,035; Chamberlain 2,241, Withycombe 1 983 AH county offices will be filled by Re publicans except that of sheriff. Lincoln Bourne and Withycombe will carry the county by 100 Linn Bourne 1,577, Gearin 2,248; Chamberlain 2,385, Withycombe 1,865 Malheur Bourne 403, Gearin 320; Chamberlain 459, Withycombe 453. Marion Bourne 1,947, Gearin 2 582; Chamberlain 2,732, Withycombe 2 629. Republicans have elected the entire county ticket. Morrcw Bourne 599, Gearin 399; Chamberlain 532, Withycombe 629. Multnomah Bourne 9,347, Gearin 7,659; Chamberlain 8,904, Withy combe 6,315. Word, Democrat, may be elected sheriff. Incomplete returns give the Republican candidate a lead of 5. Polk Bourne 967, Gearin 1,093; Chamberlain 1,286, Withycombe 1, 189. Sherman Gearin has a plurality of 60 and Withycombe about the fame. Tillamook Bourne 330, Gearin 221; Ch amberlain 363, Withycombe 366. Umatilla The county w ill be carried by Bourne and Withycombe by about 100. Union Bourne 1,237, Gearin 1,211; Chamberlain 1,490, Withycombe 1,268. Wallowa Bourne will carry by 100 and Withycombe by 50. Wasco Bourne and Withycombe carry the county by email pluralities, probably 60. Washington Bonrne 1 612, Gearin 1,169; Chamberlain 1.444, Withycombe 1,475. Wheeler Bourne 352, Gearin 299: Chamberlain 360, Withycompe 326. lambill Gearin has a plurality of 104 and Chamberlain 121. nopt ijive romite ot Tickling an Imniente Crop. faiem v rop prospects in tne conn try surrounding Salem are very encour aging. The reports of aphis and lies sian tly are beard only from the Howell prairie neighborhood and are not coin ing from any other section. An extrn ive travel as far south as Stayton eastward to Scott's Mills and north to Hubbard reveals a splendid stand of grain and grass everwyhere, with promise of the greatest yield in many years. Fruit is looking well. In many places close to streams. where brush is plentiful, there is plague of caterpillars, which are both- ering the trees and foim a source of troublesome annoyance. Hops are fine; rank growth in all yards that are taken care of. A prom inent grower says that O.egou will gather the heaviest crop of hops in its history. Spring work has been Wv-ll done throughout this county and there has leen much substantial improvement made on the farms. There is a notice able tone of prosperity everywhere. New dwellings, new barns, new fences greet the eye in all directions, while paint has added its beautifying influ ence quite generally. A great deal of permanent road work has been done and along the highways a marked change for the better has been wrought by the tearing out of old rail fences, the substitution of neat wire fences and the clearing away of the unsightly, wasteful fence rows of brush, weeds and wild rosea. The en tire farming country breathes a spirit of progress and prosperity. Oil in Vicinity of Lacomb. Albany Representatives of Kastern capitalists have recently been investi gating the discovery of oil in the vicin ity of .-acomb. Linn county, and it is generally tselieved here that develop ment of the property on a big scale will be begun soon. The operations have been conducted with secrecy, however. and for that, reason, very little definite information can be obtained. F'or vears past indications ot oil have been found at different points between Lacomb and Lebanon, and though there were no gushers, it is believed the oil was there in paying quantities. New Assistant Matron. Chemawa Miss Marie Johnson, of San Jose, Cal., has been appointed assistant matron at the Chemawa In dian school. Miss Johnson was in California daring the earthquake, and was among those to have their homes shaken and destroyed. Miss Alice B. Preuss, of Lapwai, I.Uho, has been appointed clerk at the Indian training school. Miss Preuss has had several years' experience as teacher in Idaho and elsewhere in the Indian service be fore coming to Chpmswa. Edward D. Jasper Wins Prize. University of Oregon, Eugene The Bennett prize, from the income of a gift of $400 made to the university by Philo Sherman Bennett, of New Haven, Conn., for the best student paper on the principles of free government, was won by Edward .D. Jasper, 06. Jasper is a senior ol the department ol eco nomics. He registers from La Grande. The subject of his paper was "The Basic Principles of Lawmaking." Tnis year is the first time the Bennett prize has been offered. GIFTS FOR DAY C1Y SCHOOLS. Circular Letter It Sent Out by Ore gon State Superintendent. Salem J. II. Ackerman, superin tendent of public instruction, has issu ed a circular suggesting that the re spective public schools of the state de vise ways arid menu for the raising ol money to be turned into the San Fran cisco reconstruction fund for the re building of schools destroyed by the ore. in an, .H school inn Mines were destroyed by the lire at San Francisco, to replace w hicb will cost $6,000,000. The school authorities of the Hay C ity have leen led to receive dona lions, as the nuances ol the city aie strained to the utmost, and it would be a considerable time Itefoie the city, unaided, could replace the schools. It is their purpose, whenever the contri butions from a given stale shall reach a sufficient amount to er.i t a building, to name that building after ti e state giving the money. All the school officers and the public schools of Ore gon have been mailed circulars by Su perintendent Ackerman. Wages Raited at Oregon City. Oregon City The Willamette Pulp A Paper company has announced an ad vance of 25 cents per day per man for every man employed at their nulls in this city w ho is now receiving $1.76 and $2 per day. This advance affects the wages of about 600 men and means an increase in the monthly payroll of about $3,750 per month, or about $45,- 000 per annum. This increase in the wage schedule at the Oregon City mills, it is alleged by a representative of the Willamette Pulp A Paper company, has been contemplated by the maiirgemetit for the last three months. 1 MUST STILL FEED 26.000. Dread Line Gradually 1 binned, but Problem Continues Litre. San rtnnclsco, June 1 1 .Thursday's distribution of rations showed n mini, tion of nearly 4,000 In the bread line, which now I'umbers approximately Mil, 000. The exact number fed by the raw f iod distribution on Thursday was 31,486, against M6.MS6 on Tuesday, and tlm number of meal tickets given out had Increased from 1I,MH5 to 1 1.25 I, ity the time the army leaves the work, it is expected that the number w ill have been rediued to 25.000, and that many of that reidm will have to be cared for an indefinite time As long as any of the quarter in tbe bar racks which have been built at the speedway in Golden Gate it i k remain unoccupied, there will always be the proposition of relief in excess of the de mand. There Is still room f ir 700 or SOO more persons. How to manage the relief work aber the army w ithdiaws at the en I of the month is the problem. One plan con templates the centralization of all the supply distribution in each neighbor hood at the soup kill hen, where hot meals ami supplies of raw food could he distributed to families whoso needy condition has been determined, the tickets for different supplies, Including clothing, to be given out under tbe management of the Red Cross. "The Associated Charities will do tbe work of investigation in whatever frtn of relief is determined upon after the army leaves," said General Greelv, and he added: " I have not yet serl ouslv considered any of the plans for carrying on the work af'rr the army withdraws and I shall not do so until it is determined who is to he in control." WATCHING THE RtVOLUTION. MILLION I II II Will Increase Business. Medford The Butte Falls Lumber company announces that it now ha its sawmill plant at Butte Falls in toridi tion to put out at least 140,000 feet of lumber a day, jut as soon as the Med ford A: Crater Ijike railroad is extemlet ui us tinnier neu. ineirtrge acreage of timber sold durinu the last few- weeks, and the fact that the larger tracts are under bond in that irreai timber section at the head of Rogne river and the two Butte creeks, is sig nificant of an intention to rush this railroad through to completion shortly Eugene Accepts Carnegie Library. Fugene The Carnegie library build ing, which has recently been completed in this city, has been accepted bv the board, and the contractor. W. O. Heck- art and Architect V. D. Hensill ordered paid for their work. The contract price was $9,645 95, the architect's fee, $300, and extras amounted to $57 mak'ng a total coet of $10,002.95. The building will not be opened to the pub lic until mine time next fall, as no woks are now on hand. New Washington Statue. New York, June 11. A heroic eques trian statue of George Washington will be unveiled next Saturday, at the Brooklyn terminal of the new Wil liamsburg bridge, and formally pre sented to the city of Brooklyn by James Ilowe. City officials, members of military organizations and government representatives from Washington will be present at the ceremonies. Wash ington is represented in Continental unif jrm as at Valley Forge. American Meat Is Barred. London, June 6. The Daily Tele graph asserts that all admiralty and war office contracts which have been placed since the disclosures in the meat packing industry in America stipulate that canned meats must be British or colonial productions. Storm Does Deqattation. Oklahoma City, June 6. Two fatali ties, three tcor of farm residences, in- luding the stock, barns, warehouses and incoming crops, were destroyed by the wind and hail which swept the southern portion of Oklahoma. Lessons in Making Roads. Salem Work has commenced upon the mile of "government object lesson road," being constructed under tbe su pervision of the government. A. i. Loder, assistant engineer, office of pub lic roads, Washington, D. C, is in the city. D. G. Haire and Andrew Wil- hert, government experts on roadbuild- ing, are ilao here. Great interest is manifested in the road, fa 8 the govern ment will build only two stretches as an object lesson roads in the state, one being constructed here and the other at Pendletcn. Improving Bad Road. Independence Road Supervisor J. N. Jpnes is improving the strip of road near the Rickreall stream, between Salem and Independence, that has been such an eyesore to travelers for several seasons past and has rendered travel ing almost impossible during the rainy season. It has long been known as the worst strip of road in Polk county. The improvements will make it one of the best sections to be found anywhere in the county. Pool of Timber Claims Sold. Albany A pool of 123 timber claims in Crook and Klamath counties was sold in this city last week to the Des chutes Lumber company for $196,800, or $1,600 a claim. About 100 of the claims were owned by Albany people and were taken up in the great rush for timber land about four years ago. The sale was affected by means of a pool of the claims and was handled by the holders of tbe claims themselves. New Brewery Ice P.ant. The iUlles The Eastern Oregon Brewing company f this citv has just put into operation its ice plant and cold storage cellar. The Eastern Oregon Bewing company was incorporated a year ago by Dalles people, and bought the Columbia brewery of August Buch ler for $35 000. Since then the com pany has rebuilt the brewery at an ex pense of about $50,000. Lost Mountain of Gold Found. Medford A messenger just in from Elliott creek, in the Siskiyou moun tains, reports the discovery of a moun tain of free milling ore six miles from Joe Bar and three miles from tbe Blue Ledge copper mine, assaying $30 to $100 per ton, which appears- to be the long sought mother lode of the Apple- gate section. Dr, Reddy, who is now on the ground, pronounces it the most marvelous ledge ho ever saw. Fire Warnings Sent Out. Salem For the protection of the for ests of Oregon fire notice warnings are being sent out by the secretary of state to all fire rangers. The notices are printed on clcth and contain the prin cipal provisions of an act parsed by the legislature. PORTLAND MARKETS. Wheat Club, 72073c; bluestem, 7475c; red, 70(37Ic; valley, 72c. Oats No. 1 white feed, $31.50, gray, $31 50 per ton. Barley Feed, $24.50 per ton; brew ing, nominal; rolled, $25(526. Hay Valley timothy, No. 1. $12 13 per ton; clover, $7.60(38; cheat $11(47; grain hay, $7(38; alf-tlfa, $13 fruits Apples. $2.50(43.50 pr box apricots, $1.601.75 crate; cherries, 6c(3$l per box; strawberries, 7 9c per pound; gooseberries, 56c per pound. Vegetables Beans, 35c; cabbage, $1(31.25 per 100; green corn, 40(.5()c doz.; onions, 810c per dozen; peas, 6c; radishes, 10c per dozen ; rhubarb 3c per pound; spinach, 90c per box; parsley, 25c; squash, $1 per crate; turnips, $1(31.25 per sack; carrots, 65 75c per sack; beets. 85c3$l per rack. Onions New, lMi2c per pound. Potatoes - Fancy graded Burbanks, 60(35 60c per hundred; ordinary, nomi nal; new California, 2c per pound. Butter Fancy creamery, 1720c per pound. ttfcrgs uregon ranch, iu2U3 per dozen. Poultry Average old hens, 1201 3c per pound; mixed chickens, 1114012c; broilers. 15016c; roosters, 10c; dress ed chickens, K:014c; turkeys, live, 15018c; turkeys, dressed, choice, 200 22c; geese, live. 9(3 10c; geese, dressed, old, 10c; young, 12c; ducks, old, 140 15c; young, 150 16c. Hops Oregon, 1905, 1O012C Wool Eastern Oregon average best, 180)21 c; valley, coarse, 2323$c; fine, 24(r25c; mohair, choice, 2830c per pound. Veal Dressed, 3Ho per pound. Beef Dressed bulls, 3o per pound; cows, 4g(3j5)jjCj country steers, 66c. Mutton Dressed fancy, 78o pound; ordinary, 66cj lambs, with pelt on, 8c. Poik Dressed, 79o Cruitrr Marblebead Shadow! Move ments of Filibutter. ahini(ton, June 11. Secrtcv no longer surrounds the movements of the United Sta'es cruiser Marblebead, which has sailed north from I'anama. At the request of the State de art.'iient, the Murbleheud sailed fr Snn Jose, Guatemala, to investigate the move ments id the American steamer Kmpire, wi.ich is reported to have landed re cruits from San FrnnciHco and arms and ammunition for the use of the revolu tionists against President Cat rera. Disquieting dispatches reached the State department today from Guatema la regarding the revolution. The mem bers of the present administration are active in parts of the republic, but it is impossible to discover the exact cause of the movement and the directing force. Both the Salvadorean and Mexican borders have been lending support to the revolution, and it is the desire this government that the Mtrblehea shall find out exactly w hat the situation is and have care that there be no par ticipation in the revolution by Ameri cans which may involve the United States in an international dispute The Empire coaled at Corinto, Nica ragua, before sailirm for San .lose, hi cording to dispatches from Panama s Siin Iriinclsno Suffers ;it IliiiuLs of Insurance ronipnnlas. I'OIJCr IIOLDLRS HAND TOGIIWR Uutinett ot ILty City Hot t)o Thin ot Wbrtt It Wat During Month of May I0O5, San Francisco, June 9. Intriest hern litis centered In the Insurance situation. Business conditions remain iim-eitniii and Walt upon the settlement of lore. The time has come when the liiNiiraiu n companies mum positively net hue themselves. The policies held by Sn Franciscans call for the ayinent ol about $200,000,000. So far but little more tliHll $1,01)11,1100 ha been paid. and almost all of this wai in small amounts. The $'JH0,0(M),()II0 is needed ti Vnuble the people of the city to re- snme business. How badly the money is Herded may be gathered from tlu clearing house llgures. In May, It'O.'i, the clearances in San Francisco amounted to $147,000,000. ror May. ltlllll, the clearances amounted to $50,000,000. In other words, one third as much business was done last month as in the corresponding month it year ago. The policy holders have bm-omn weary of the dilatory tactics of the in surance companies. They have re frained from criticism for six weeks, but now are Insisting that their c'uuiis l paid without further delay. The policy holders of each company I nvn handed together for protection. They have the support of the newspapers, the commercial Ixxlici and the Indus trial Hil l commercial ory. mirations of every city on the oait. They no Ioiik er d al as siimlti individuals w ith the insiirai.ee companies, but present a solid front which is not to be repii !ci . This organization will save them in the end. It is known that miUlum id dollars are lying dormant in the banks of this city anil Oakland to the credit of thn insurance companies. The ijoestioii naturally suggests itself: Whv do riot the insurance companies p ,' The answer is that they are trying to drive the Ih'sI bargain they can, hoping to bring about a compromise in the end. These are not pretty tactics, but never theless they are used. of d CAN HE DEPEND ON UNCLE SAM John Bull Inquiring About American Inspection Syttem. Imdon, June 11. John Burns, pres ideut of the local (,'overnment hoard has requested the Foreign oflice to com municHte with the State department at n ashington and ascertain to what ex tent reliance can be placed on the ays tern of muat inspection undertaken by the burtau of Animal industry. In announcing that he had taken ttiis a tion through the medium of a reply to question put in the house ;f coin moris by William Held, Nationalist member of the St. Patrick') division o Dublin, and president of the I rit-h Cattle Traders and Stock Ownerti' ihho iation, Mr. B.trns said he had ancer taiued that a quantity of boneless beef and pork is imported into this country from America and convened into sau sages, whirl! are sold as hnglisli pro ducts. He admitted that ther-d were serious difficulties in the way of effect ive British inspection id some of these imported toods, but said the local gov eminent board had taken action to see that, the local authorities exercised their powers to the full extent. Head Off Yellow Fever. isew urieann, June It. A summer sanitary campaign against mosquitoes which transmit yellow fever was plan ned here todav. The city proposes to -pend about $900 a day during the summer months. The work is based largely upon the experience gained last summer. Mayor Bebrmun and a com mittee decided to use 125 laliorers ami 40 carts in addition to ttie regular cleaning force in flushing sewers and drains, cutting and burning grass and weeds on vacant property and spreading oil over the surface of stagnant pools. Will Veto "Sooners" Bill. Washington, June 8. President Roosevelt is very apt to veto the hill of Senator Dubois which has passed the house permitting sooners at Rupert on tie Minidoka irrigation tract in Idaho to linve a preference right to purchase lot they now occupy with permanent improvements. This bill was passid ver i he vigorous protest of the Interior eniiii i.i, the ol jiction being made .a' sm-ii ! i ittlation would induce soon. . . 'o r b hi and yrab the beat land. Witte t Return la Rumored. Chica n ,'une 11. A cablegram to he I liter i 'icari fri in St. Petersburg hhvb: "It is rumorul that Count W tte, at the czar's rjuest, is return- Ing in haste from abroad to remrne. U e premiership, from which he retired n M. Gortmykni's appointment." NOTICE TO SHYLOCK. State Taket Up Cauae of San Fran cisco Inturanca Victimt. San Francisco, June 9. At a confer ence UaUy between Insurance Commis sioner L. My ton Wolf and h . C, Coo g m. attorney of the underwriters, Mr. Wolf warned the latter that he would immediately call for a list of policy holders from every company which failed to sign an agreement to extend to til) days the time for proof of loss. The notification is equivalent to a declaration of war on all companies which have not signed. The statute provides $1,000 penalty for failure to respond to the demand. In effect, tint order will compel every company to. grant the extension or go out of busi ness in this state. The sweeping order applies to more than half of the companies doing busi ness in the city, andis.lef-ijin.il by Mr. Wolf to complete the work begun when a notice was served on all tin companies sugg. sting that all sit:n an agreement which would prevent thn policies from laosinu throimh the iua- bility of the insured to get their proofn made out in time. The policy holders of the Traders' Insurance company will form a corpor ation to look after II I 1 f ill 1 1 ru t ai i it the litiKation which will be brought to compel that concern to iav all obli gations in full. This was determined at a meelinji of the policy holders held in this city today. Cost of Obedience to Law. Chicago, Juno 9 The improvement at the Union stockyards to be rinleru.l by the city authorities bb the remilt of the recent examination of buildings will cost the packers nearlfv $1,000 . 000, according to estimates ma.le bv Building Commissioner Hartziiiau. It will require an expenditure of about $500,000, maybe $200,000 more, to make changes needed to conform with the requirements of the citv hnil.li.w, ordinances, while the sanitary im. provementa to he insisted unon will cost about $300,000. Slaughter of Sheep. Spokane, June 9 A LewiHtn.. i,b, ho, special to the Spokesman-Beviow says: Megger details are to hand ,f a.. aliened serious war between sheep and cattle men on the Salmon river, J8 mils from White Bird. has not been reported to the antbnriri.- of Idaho county. The rumor Is that cattlemen, who resented the advent of sheep on ranges hitherto used exclu sively by stockmen, fired into bands at A. P. Davis' ranch, slaughtering 300. Wants Island for Terminus. Sacramento, Cal., June U. A con. current resolution introduced in the senate by Mr. Shortridge and In the assembly by Mr, AtkillHrn irovillo8 that the United States government be requested to cede to the state of Call fornia the island in San Francisco bay known us (ioat island, or Y.,r ii.. Jo he used by the state as a terminal lor different railroad companies.