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The Estacada Progress
I m e d Cacll Thursday
E STAC AD A
BRIEF NEWS OE
THE PAST WEEK
CANADA S GREAT CROP.
Yield Estimated at 168.386,000 Bush
els o f Wheat.
Ottawa, Sept. 21.— An official stat
meat of the grain harvest of Canada
has just been issued by the government
It givfs estimates of production, com
puted from reports of a large staff of
correspondents, and although totals are
somewhat less thau those of a mouth
ago for wheat and barley, they still
show that Canada has reaped an im
The wheat crop is put down at 168,
386,000 bushels, giving an average of 2!
bushels an acre, and barley at 57,000,
000 bushels, or 31 bushels jfti acre. Tin
yield of oats is 355,000,000, or 38 bush
els an acre.
One thing is assured, that the Cana
dians have reaped the biggest and most
profitable grain crop the country ev^
lias produced, and with present price
they will have an enormous sum added
to their spending powers. It is esti
mated that a surplus of $100,000,000
will go into the pockets of the farmers,
NEWS ITEMS OF GENERAL INTEREST
PROM THE STATE OE OREGON
M AM M O TH IN OREGON.
W ATER U M A T ILLA LAND.
Bones ot Prehistoric Animal Are o f Seven Irrigation Projects Supply IOO,-
T A F T SM ILE WINS.
President Beams His Wav Into Favor
Chicago, Sept. 17.— President T aft
smiled his way into the hearts of 500,
000 Chicagoans yesterday. Geniality
and “ B ill” T a ft— for that’s what the
multitudes called him— ruled the city
for 15 hours. From the moment he ar
rived until he entered his private car
to leave, through ail the automobiling
i »nd *<P«echifying ami handshaking ami
excitement, there was one thing which
shone as brightly as the sun o f a per
It was the famous smile.
That smile was commented upon every
where. It was cheered and it made
those who saw it feel more pleased
with the world and with themselves.
Good humor, jollity, happiness— these
followed Mr. T aft like attendant guard
ians wherever he went.
And in response to that smile Mr.
T aft got the smiles and laughter of the
throngs, as well as their shouts and ap
All the way through the 16
miles of streets which he traveled dur
ing the day in a motor, at the West
Side hall park, at the Orchestra Hall
meeting, at the bankers' ball, Mr. T aft
saw thousands upon thousands of faces
which smiled at him and which cheered
“ I t ’s grand,” said the chief execu
tive before he had been in the city five
minutes. “ I ’ m really vastly glad to
As his automobile swept down Mich
igan avenue in the midst o f 150,000
school children, he turned to his aide-
de camp, Captain Archibald W. Butt,
U. S. A., and his voice was just an
“ This is wonderful, Butt,” he said.
“ The cheering of the children is most
pleasant to me, and yet affecting, for
we know that the cheering of the child
ren is sincere.”
A t the great bankers' ball there
were silks and white shoulders and
jewels; there was rythm of waltz mu
sic and glow of pendant 1’ghta; there
was dancing by blushing debutantes
and epigramatic foreign consuls; there
was promenading by prominent bank
ers and dowagers and beauties and pol
And the chief individual fig
ure of the scene was the big man in
evening dress who smiled and smiled
Unqualifiedly President T aft is in
favor o f union labor.
This was the
subject o f his main ppeech today, and
in plain terms he upheld organization,
but demanded that the rights of non
union labor be protected. N ext to this
in national importance was his de
nouncing the present court system. He
deplored delays in the administration
of justice and announced an intention
to urge congress to make a change.
TAFT STRONG FOR
Declares All Republicans Bound by
Plank in Party Platform .
FO RE ST FIRES RAGE.
Threatens Many Ranches and
San Francisco, Sept. 15.— Several
thousand men are engaged in a dozen
counties of this state in fighting nu
merous forest tires that threaten ranch
and resort buildings, aa well as many
square miles of valuable timber lands.
As a result of these conflagrations un
usual heut prevails along the coast.
Great damage already has been done
to ranch houses and several groups o f
summer resort hotels and tent cottages
have been destroyed.
The most serious fires reported today
are in Northern Sonoma,
Nampa, Mendocino, Santa Cruz, Lake
and Los Angeles counties.
county, where Walter Springs waB de
stroyed and the cottages and tent hous
es at Burk’s sanitarium were badly
damaged, the fire burned itself out to
day, but in the hills near Preston the
flames are spreading.
In the vicinity of Ukiali the whole
country is ablaze.
Fire fighters are
back firing to save the city from de
struction. In the vicinity of Calistoga
the conflagration that threatened that
town last night has been controlled. A
hundred men from St. Helena succeed
ed in saving suburban residents scat
tered through the foothillB.
Watsonville a tire has been burning for
two days, spreading in the direction of
Rangers suceeded ill saving the big
trees. Thousands of acres in the foot
hills west o f Donovan valley, Lake
county, have been swept by the flames,
but they are now under control
time the oil region around Whittles
was in danger. Most of the fires so far
reported originated at points where
campers had le t embers or ^rom sparks
Pendleton— A fter lying undisturbed
Pendleton— Between Pendleton and
for untold centuries, the skeleton of the town of Umatilla ara seven big
President Says Although No Socialist,
some monstrous prehistoric animal has irrigation projects able to furnish wa
Interesting Events from Outside the
been disinterred on the Orville Eider ter in sufficient quantities for first
This Government Has Reachsd
State Presented in a Manner to
ranch, in Stage gulch, 18 miles north | cla«s irrigation.
the Stage Where It Must Be More
Catch the Eye o f the Busy Reader
west of here. Judging from the size
The United States government ij ir
Than Mere Police Force—Points
—Matters o f National, Historical
of the bones which have been uncover rigating 20,000 acres of choice land
to Success in Canada.
and Commercial Importance.
ed, the animal must have weighed immediately surrounding the town of
Hermiston. This land is telling for
To convince the skeptical Elder $100 to $1,000 an acre, the price de
Ex-Vice President Fairbanks is in
>rought in a tooth which he removed pending on the improvements that have
Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 18.— Presi
from the back part of the right jaw been made.
dent T aft devoted his principal address
New York is seeking a good, live
in Milwaukee at the State Fair
is more than eight inches thick at the gating 10,000 acres of land around the
candidate for mayor.
grounds, yesterday, to the subject of
largest point and has a chewing surface townsite of Stanfield, and has already
A trial trip will be made of the bat
sold to two big parties o f buyers this
seven by three and a quarter inches.
postal savings banks, which he strong
tleship Delaware October 20.
While the tooth is in a fairly good summer and expect to sell the entire
ly endorsed before a large and enthusi
state of preservation, the other bones i tract this fall and winter.
The trial of Patrick Calhoun has
astic gathering that overflowed the
are not Btrong enough to bear their
The Hinkle Ditch company is irri
been continued until September 27.
TRANSFE R IS URGED.
grandstand. The president said that
jwn weight and are easily crushed in gating 17,000 acres of land between
The Wabash Railway company has
the postal savings bank plank in the
the fingers. There are several pieces here and Hermiston.
suceeded in gaining entrance into Pitts Forestry Service May Be Put Under six and eight feet long.
One of the j The Butter Creek Water company is
Republican platform bound everybody
peculiar features of the skeleton was irrigating 6,000 acres of choice land in
who called himself a Republican.
Forester Pinchot says he has no
Washington, September 21.— As a rc
“ I f they do not like a plank in a
quarrel with Ballinger and that he suit of the Pinchot-Ballinger row, tin rhinoceros-like horn on the snout. This
The Brownell company is irrigating
platform,” said Mr. Taft, “ or if they
is only 8 or 10 inches in length, buti 1,500 acres and in addition is furnish
will not resign.
administration inay later determine to
might have been much longer in life.
ing water to the town of Umatilla.
don’ t like the platform itself, they
The Spanish troops have gained an recommend the transfer of the fores
J. P. McManus will, within the next
cease to be Republicans or they are
other victory over the Moors, driving service from the department of agricul
month, throw open for settlement a
them back with heavy losses.
Republicans with an exception, and
Electric Road for Silverton.
ture to the department of the interior.
fine body of land near Pilot Rock.
that indicates a free and enlightened
One of the leading educators of the Such a change can only be made by ac
Oregon City— An electric line extend-
In addition to these projects the Irri-
University of Chicago, has accepted a f congress, and it probably would call ing from Oregon City to Mulino, on the gon Irriga tion company is irrigating
and discriminating people. But I am
position with the Chinese Imperial uni
\folalia river, has secured franchise 20,000 acres of land around Irrigon,
here to uphold the doctrine o f postal
for considerable pressure from the presi
from the city council and seems likely and the Milton and Freewater projects,
savings banks because I believe they
dent in order to get the necessay au to be built at once. The ultimate ter
that embrace, something like 30,000
The volcano Kilauea,
Hawaiian thority, especially if Gifford Pinchot i.s
will fill a long-felt want in this coun
ib thought to be Sil acres more.
islands, is exceedingly active. The permitted to remain as chief forest
try. In the first place it is said the
lava is rising fast and is only 100 feet
The forest service, in the opinion of to operate on a level with Main street, irrigation the movement is but in its
postal savings bank is a very paternal
from the rim of the crater.
ni11st Western men in congress, is mis instead o f from the hill back from the
infancy and the next few years will
institution; that it has a leaning to
department of agricul
W O ULD REFORM FINANCES.
Ecuador will no doubt furnish a good placed in the department
river, thus overcoming the last obstacle see thousands and thousands of choice
ward Socialism—state Socialism— and
market for machinery during the com ture. It has nothing in common witt jrged by Mr. Sw ift, who has been ac acres brought into cultivation which
ing year, as new factories and rail the other bureaus of that department tive in promoting the project. Surveys are now in a non productive state.
that it purposes to take the banking President Opens Western Tour at
but has much in common with the gen
roads are being constructed and con eral land office and geological survey will now be made from the top o f the
business out of the hands o f private
Boston With Revelations.
tracts for new public improvements both of which are bureaus of the de bill to water level and the business
Powder Valley Project Assured.
persons and put it into those of the
Roson, Mass., Sept. 16.— President
are being let.
partment of the interior. In its pres iistrict, and from Mulino on to Silver-
Salem— Nothing now stands in the
government. No, I am not a Socialist, T aft yesterday began his tour o f the
Governor Johnson, of Minnesota, has ent situation, the forest service is, oi ton.
way of reclamation of the 55,000 acres
and I am net a paternalist., and I am country, by coming to thia city from
suffered a relapse and lies at death’s
not in favor of having the government Beverly in an automobile, accompanied
pendent bureau, subject to only nomina!
terests undtr the Carey act. An order
Boise-Coos Road Incorporated.
do anything that private citizens can by Mrs Taft, his daughter and Pro
supervision by a cabinet officer. That
do as well or better; but there are con fessor and Mrs. Louis Moore, and mak
Salem— Articles of incorporation of
The national convention of bankers is why the forest service was allowet
ditions. We have passed beyond th^ ing a speech at the Boston Commercial
has declared against postal savings to grow up in the agricultural depart the Boise & Western railway have been at Salem granting to O. G. Finkelburg
ment, and that is why Mr. Pinchot ha.1 filed in the office of the secretary of the right to use the waters o f the Pow
time of what they called the ‘ Laissez club, which war devoted mainly to a
always opposed transfer to the mterioi state. The purpose of the corporation der river, to reclaim a large portion of
Faire’ school, which believed that the discussion of financial reform.
Tha. high court of St. Petersburg ¡9 department.
The president revealed that the Mon
government ought to do nothing but
ts to construct a railroad from Boise, the Powder valley. The project is one
passing out wholesale sentences on the
Idaho, to Marshfield, Or. The izicor-1 of the biggest and meat important in
run the police force, and we do not rec etary commission will recommend the
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n r h n o to a n fiv m v / in
IP ■ n
mere word o f spies.
MOON DISPROVES PEARY.
ognize the necessity for the interfer establishment of a central bank and
porators are: C. W. Mallet, William the history of Eastern Oregon. Fin
ence of the government because ft has that Senator Aldrich intends to Btump
N. Hanley and J. W. McCullock. kelburg is thought to represent the
Y. Uchida, now Japanese ambassa
great power and great resources be the country in order to arouse interest
dor to Austria, will be transferred to Italian Astronomer Points Out Dis Power is conferred upon the new cor same capitalists who have projected
hind it, and because sometimes it can in his plan of financial reform.
poration to condemn rights of way, to the Eagle Valley railroad.
the United States.
crepancy in Story.
stand the lack o f an immediate return also dwelt on the need of reform in the
ROME, Sept. 21.— According to the icquire property and to contract for
Western Canada' trades unions are
Build Springfield Bridge.
on capital to help out.
We did it in interstate commerce and antitrust
the construction of a railroad and
making a fight against using Oriental well known astronomer, Signor Fran
our Pacific railroads.
We have don laws and strongly deprecated section
Eugene— A l Welch, general mana
iperate it after it has been construct-
labor on the railroads.
eesco Faccia da Schio, of Bergamo, the id.
it in a great many different ways, and alism, either between East or West or
Ihe capital stock of the enter ger of the plants controlled by the
M O NEY FOR WIDOW.
In a speech at Winona, Minn., Pres moon absolutely disproves Commando) prise is $50,000. The managing offices Northwestern corporation, which re
in this particular postal savings bank North or South.
ident Taft declared the present tariff Peary’s claim to having discovered the if the railroad are to be in Portland.
The president said he was going to
business the government is especially
cently took over the holdings of the
law the best the country ever had.
Willamette Valley company and kin Mrs. Harriman Is Made Only Benefi fitted to do what any system of private take his Western trip because he be
ciary in Will.
lieved it would enable im to be a
bankers can do.
dred organizations, is here arranging
Dry Farming Station.
In his dispatch to the New York
The steamer Nicholas, en route from
“ The great usefulness o f the postal much more efficient president and
Moro— A fte r three adjourned ses to resume work on the big bridge
New York, Sept. 17.— A hundred
Havana to Cienfuegos, went ashore on Times the explorer states that April 6,
the Isle of Pines and 29 lives were lost. having accomplished the six stages he sions, the county court of Sherman across the Willamette river at Spring- brief words, weighted each with ap savings banks lies in the great encour make him better acquainted • with the
ounty has approved and voted an ap field for the Portland, Eugene & East proximately $1,000,000 and containing agement to thrift on the part o f those needs of that great section. He also
The Great Northern and St. Paul had planned, he was favored with ai
propriation o f $10,220 for the purchase ern railway. This bridge was started in their entirety the last testament of who are just wavering in the balance outlined some o f the matters to be sub
promise a 56-hour schedule from Chi opening in the clouds which permitted
mitted to the next congress.
if land to be used by the state and two years ago, but work was stopped E. H. Harriman, given out yesterday, whether they shall save the money
cago to Seattle in the fight for mail him to take astronomical observations.
make his widow, Mary Averill Harri use it bi cause they don’ t know where
Federal authorities for a dry farming when the financial crash came.
From these he established his position experimental station. The land lies
man, one of the wealthiest women in they can put it safely.
S E PAR ATIO N IDEA GROWS.
Rich Young Orchard.
“ Canada has the postal sav in.gs bank
in the outskirts of Moro and has been
Dr. Cook says he has records which as latitude 89:57.
will provve he was at the Pole and will
It perhaps is the briefest will on re
formally taken over by Professor Um-
tage Grove, has a 10 acre tract set out cord for the disposal o f an estate of in the Northwest You find Americans Southern California Taxpayers Begin
convince the skeptics as soon as he that unquestionably accurate astrono berger, who is here from Washington
to fall and winter apples. The or
All his property is going up to the border and making de
reaches the United States.
for the purpose of acting as resident
horizon at 89:57 the moon could not be uperintendent. The government will chard is three years old. The state left to Mrs Harriman.
Sept. 16.— Members
orchardist was in this section a few
The Interstate Commerce commis seen at the time indicated by Com
estimates that Mrs. Harriman will in Because they have the|guarantee of the o f executive committees appointed at a
sion will investigate the reasons for mander Peary, because from midday, stand the expense of erecting the build days ago. and after inspecting the or
mass meeting o f taxpayers in Symphony
chard told Mr. Jones it was one of the herit in realty and personal property Canadian government.”
the Santa Fe withdrawing its offer to April 5. Paris time, or 6 o ’clock, central ings.
President T aft said the government hall yesterday, will meet tomorrow to
best in the state. This orchard lies between $75,000,000 and $100,000,000.
put on a fast mail train to the Pacific standard time, the declination of the
organize and issue a formal call for a
southeast of Cottage Grove, and is not Mr. Harriman’a private fortune is sup had issued upward of $700,000,000
moon became negative, that is to say,
Rush Railroad Work.
pose! to have been greater than this per cent bonds of the United States conference to consider the formation of
the moon was below the equator, which
A temperance wave is sweeping over is the natural horizon of the pole.
by many millions, but there is reason and floated them at par, at 2 per cent the state of South California.
Big Farm Land Rental.
iwing on the line from Garabaldi, on
or a little more.
Under the terms o f the resolution
Eugene.—James Ebbert, of this city, to believe that his unmarried daugh
Tillamook bay, to 10 miles above Ne-
“ We did it by getting the banks into the conference is to be held within 30
ters, Mary and Carol; his married
Graft in Russia.
London’s new non-tip hotel is mak
Along this stretch of i owns 3800 acres of land in Whitman
St. Petersburg, Sept. 21.—Despite the road are 13 camps and about 800 men ! county, Washington, all cultivated to daughter, Mrs. Robert Livingstone- a corner ao they had to have, under the days. Although yesterday’s meeting
ing a great hit.
secrecy of the Russian war office, a
grain. He lias just settled with his Guerry; and his two sons, William law, some government security, and so went on record as favoring state divi
The forest fires in Southern Califor scandal which promises to involve prom employed. A wagon road is being j tenants, and his share of the profits is Averill and Roland, a boy of 14, to they were obliged to buy those 2 per sion, the conferences are to consider
nia continue to grow.
inent officials in the army has leaked
about $25,000, or $6.70 per acre. Mr. gether with his surviving sister, Mrs. cent bonds,” he said, inclosing, Pres all phases o f the question carefully, and
river, on which supplies are being car
to decide whether the formation o f a
ident T a ft said;
Governor Johnson's physicians an out. A general in command of the ried to the camps. The Wakefield con Ebbert rents his land for one-third the Simons, and other relatives, have all
provinces had for years been drawing
crop, delivered in the # warehouse.
“ We are looking forward, I hope newstate is desirable. I f it decides in
been substantially provided for with
nounce that he will recover.
pay for the officers and the men of a
with confidence, to a readjustment of favor o f it, a convention is to be called,
gifts out o f hand.
Cove Sh ps Many Pears.
Mexicans attacked and stoned the six gun field battery which exists onl\ to the mouth of the Nehalem river at
Certainly to which all counties and all the prin
The will is dated June 8, 1903, and our whole financial system.
Austrian consulate at Montereyx.
it needs it, and it has been suggested cipal cities in Southern California will
ing discovered, the general showed the by November 1. ,
pear- are almost ready for shipment is witnessed by Charles A. Peabody, that the savings bank might well await be asked to send delegates.
The damage to the Portland Flour same battery twice to the inspecting of
from Cove orchards. In view of the president of the Mutual L ife Insurance
company, who drew it, and C. C. Tege- that. I am bound to Bay that I don’
ing mills plant is placed at $300,000. fleers who visited his barracks occasion
fact that pears and peaches are at
Boy o f 80 Beats It in 10.
Cody Company Leases Mill.
ally. He would show one battery, then
premium this year, the shipments from thoff. Mr. Peabody was Mr. Harri see the necessity for involving them,
Peary says he will be glad to refer
It seems to me that one system can
Los Angeles, Cal , Sept. 15.— When
another, and while the inspecting offi
Bandon— The Cody Lumber company, here are considered large at this season man’s close personal friend.
the Pole controversy to an arbitration cers were viewing the second, the first
whose mill burned here recently, has
Mr. Harriman, by making no be stand by itself, and i f we adopt the Dr. B. W. Lawrence, 80 years old,
battery would be rushed to another gar leased the Lyons & Johnson mill, j
PO R TLAND M AR K E TS.
quests to children or relatives, avoided savings banks they will easily be work lined up at the tape opposite the Hol
A new pretender to the Persian rison, where the troopers were rein which has been shut down for some •
the large share of the enormous inher ed into a general system o f banking, lenbeck home to go against time for
Wheat— Bluestem, 97c; club, 87c;
throne has appeared and troops have spected.
time, and is manufacturing lumber
itance tax which, under the laws of the because the savingB banks will furnish 50 yards an inconsiderate youth yelled
been sent to suppress him.
while the burned mill is being re
state o f New York, would otherwise be us five or six hundred millions o f dol “ Beat it, kid.” The venerable anti-
Ryan Succeeds Rogers.
lars, and that is a very tidy pile to have cigarettist twiddled his white whiskers
placed. The Cody company is also j
The Russian cabinet has decided that
Barley — Feed, $26.50; brewing
Milwaukee, Sept. 21.—John D. Ryan negotiating with the owners of the
around for the government to use le disdainfully and “ beat it ”
the czar i9 supreme in all matters re
gitim ately in order to carry on any eled that 60 yards in 10 seconds flat.
of New York, was elected a director of Aberdeen mill, which has also been
Fires Destroy Homes.
lating to the army and navy.
Hay— Timothy, Willamette valley,
The time was taken by two men, but
the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul 3hut down, and i f the deal is com
Oxnard, Cal., Sept. 17.— A great for financial operations.”
Walter E. Clark, the new governor Railroad Company today, to succeed pleted the two mills will saw more $150/16 per ton; Eastern Oregon, $17 est Are is burning tonight in the hills.
not, o f course, under sanction o f the
of Alaska, says there must be peace Henry II. Rogers, deceased. Donald lumber than the one that was burned.
A. A. U. “ I ’ ll sign against anybody
Old Kindness Rewarded.
Telephone messages from Somis at 6
between the rival political parties.
o’clock called for all available men to
Methuen, Mass., Sept. 18.— One of for Thanksgiving day,” the aged phy
Geddes succeeds his father on the di
Accredited List Increased.
fight the flames. Four families were those strange legacies bobbed up in sician said.
Two Los Angeles men, both over SO, rectorate. Rosewell Miller, William
fanev outside creamery, 330r/36c; store,
University o f Oregon, Eugene— High 210/22c per pound. Butter fa t prioes burned out in Las Posas hills today. Methuen today when it became known
fought over a woman who is 75. One Rockefeller and John A. Stewart wen
After Western Union.
o f the combatants is in the hospital
re-elected. David L. Bush was apjHiint schools and colleges recently placed on average 1 ' .c per pound under regular Hundreds of tons o f hay snd beans were that Mrs. George Bramer had received
burned. Several hundred men fought from attorneys in the Scilly islands the
Omaha, Sept. 15.— The New York
ed general manager, and H. B. Earling. the accredited list o f the university of butter prices.
Robbers attempted to hold up a Rio
the fires all night, and have the biggest information that G. Ribstor.k, a man News bureau today authorizes the
ex general superintendent of the Chi Oregon are: The College Preparatory
Eggs— Oregon ranch, candled, 310/
Grande train in Colorado, but did not cago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound school, of Ashland, W. T. Van Scoy.
task yet before them in saving the whom she and her mother befriended statement that considerable progress
succeed in getting into the express car. branch, becomes general superintendent president; The Columbia Junior Uni 32c per dozen
ranchers’ homes. The fires began early in Bermuda, had willed her about $1, has been made toward consolidating
Poultry— Hens, 15*y0/16e per pound;
versity, academy, Milton, Or., W. H. springs, 16>»@16 c ; roosters, 9ft/, 10c; Monday morning, and have burned in 000,000 in railroad stocks and bonds. the Western Union and the American
The widow of Claus Spreckles has if the whole system.
Martin, president, and the Drain High ducks, young, 14>£c; geese, young, varying directions eVer since, devastat When Mrs. Bramer met Ribstock in Telephone & Telegraph company. The
been awarded $3,000,000 o f her hus
Can’t Afford to Expand.
Bermuda she then was unmarried, and telephone company has been trying to
ing a solid stretch o f 30 mills of hills.
school. Drain, Or., A. J. Garland, su
10c; turkeys, 20c; squabs, $1.760/2
Berlin, Sept. 21.—General von Heer- perintendent.
with her mother did many little kind obtain control of the Western Union
Graduates of these per dozen.
It now seems as though the Chicago
nesses for him in his old age. He was for several monlbs, but the terms have
Fire Spreads Near Ukiah.
Pork— Fancy, 10c per pound.
streetcar men will win their fight with ngen, the new Prussian minister for schools will be admitted to the univer
not been agreed upon. Recently ne
rar. has made a statement relating to sity without examination.
Ukiah, Cal., Sept. 17.— Forest fires 80 years old at the time.
Veal— Fxtra, 100/10>yc per pound.
gotiations were resumed.
It is under
are spreading through the hills in the
Williiam R. Wallace has been chosen
Airship Shocks 24 People.
stood the telephone company is seeking
vicinity of Ukiah. A t Laytonville the
for the Democratic candidate for may
Ottawa, Ont., Sept. 18.— A peculiar to secure the G«uld and Sage holdings
Cottage Grove—Cottage Grove now per crate; cantaloupes, 50c0/$1.50; fire is dangerously close to the margin
at ion of his predecessor, General von
or of Salt Lake.
o f the va ley and the entire population airship accident occurred at the Otta besides buying in the open market.
James J. Hill says too many people Finein. The new minister denies that
has been appointed in order to carry construction and another is to be 10/1 ‘ , c per pound; grapes, 60c0z$1.25 is engaged in an attempt to circuit the wa exhibition today, when Aviator
are going to the cities instead o f stay
Canadian Scores 1 ariff.
programme. lie de started in a short time. Ed Venske, per basket; casabas, $1.500/2 per flames. Fires along the Point Arena Nasar, of St. Ixiuis, attempted a flight
m y special programme,
ing on the farm.
and Fort Bragg roads have cut off Uki with a dirigible airship. The propeller
Hamilton. Sept. 16.— The annual
lares that an increase in Germany’s who recently purchased a lot on Main crate; quinces. $1.50 per box.
Thousands of acres of pasture and uilitarv preparations is at present im street, is preparing to erect a modern
Potatoes $1 per sack; sweet pota ah from communication with the coast. caught an electric light wire and meeting of the Canadian Manufactur
Bridges and large areas of timber have checked the ascent. The crowd rushed ers’ association began here today.
wood land has been burned over in So lossihle, owing to tin* unfavorable structure 60x96 feet, one story, with toes. 20/2' 4 c per pound.
been burned and several ranches have to catch the falling dirigible.
inaneial position, which has already arrangements for an additional story
The President R. Hobson characterizes the
noma county. Cal., by forest fires.
Onions $1.25 per sack.
reacted on the last estimates.
to be added when needed. This build-
Vegetables— Beans, 40/ 5c per pound; been swept clean. The Fort Bragg & propeller had stripped the insulation condition o f the American senate aa
Peary reiterates that he is the only
ng is to be occupied by a large furni CHbbage, 10/l'4c, cauliflower, 75c0z Southeastern railroad is temporarily off the electric wire, and as fast as violation o f the trust reposed in it by
white man who ever saw' the Pole and
Frenchman Is Kidnaped.
people touched the metal framework the people of the United States and
$1.25 per dozen; celery, 50cfti$l; corn, out of commission.
ture store when completed.
promises to disprove Cook’s claim.
Shanghai, Sept. 21. News reached
of the balloon they formed a circuit barren o f all desire to create closer
150/20c; cucumbers, 10@26c; onions,
with the earth and were knocked down. trade relatio: s with Canada.
12l..0/15c; [ieas, 7c per pound; pep
David E. Thompson, United States Saigon from Tonkin recently that a
Canby Ships Many Hogs
called upon the Canadian government
Newcastle, Pa., Sept. 17.— On ac Twenty-four persons were shocked.
*4 Oz 1 c ;
ambassador to Mexico, has secured prominent French resident at Hanoi had
Canhy— The large produce and farm
to take them at their word and bring
squash, 5c; tomatoes, 850/40c per box. count of today’s outbreak among the
control of the Pan-American railroad, been kidnapped by brigands belonging
shipments being made from Canby
Germans On Water Wagon.
into effect the Burtax act o f 1909.
a line 244 miles long.
Hops 1909 Fuggles, 20c per pound; striking employes o f the American
to the hands of De Tham, a famous this fall are attracting attention. Re
Berlin, Sept. 18. — A temperance
clusters, nominal. 1908 crop, 17c; Sheet A Tin Plate company and import
fatalities outlaw. The robbers sent a message to cently one train took out an express 1907 crop, 12c; 1906 crop, 8c.
ed workmen, in which a striker was campaign which promises to have a
Tidal Wave Sweeps Port
the authorities that they would strike shipment of 8,000 pounds, or four tons,
Mexico City, Sept. 15.— The Port o f
Wool Eastern Oregon, 160/23c per perhaps fatally shot. Sheriff Wadding- marked effect on the consumption of
off their captive's head at the first shot of dressed hogs, all bound for the Port pound;
mohair, ton tonight asked for state troops to alcohol in G> rmanv, has been begun as Mulege, on the east coast o f Lower
The port of Mulege, on the east
The Canby product is
I guard thet in plate plant.
The sheriff s result of a resolution adopted at the California, was overwhelmed by a
coast of Lower California, was over fired at them. The government retort always in demand, being grain fa t choice, 23o/25c.
ed by holding several leading brigands
Cattle— Steers, top, $4.25; fair to informed the governor that the situa Socialist convention at Leipsic. The tidal wave September 4. There were
whelmed by a tidal wave September 4.
tened and extra fine.
as security for his life.
good, $4; common, $3 50O/3.75; cows, tion was ominous and that outside pro resolution requires that members of several casual ities and considerable
Considerable property was destroyed.
top, $3.250/3.50; fair to good, $3of tection was needed at once to cope with the party organization, which numbers property was destroyed.
Governor Benson Home
Paulhan Flies for $6,000
» schoolboy has had his skull
600,000, shall abstain from brandy and wave flooded the inland district for a
3.25; common to medium, $2.50042.75; lawlessness.
broke n thro igh haz n«-
Ostend, Sept. 21.—Louis Paulhan, the
Salem—Governor Benson is in his calves, top. $5046.50; heavy, $3.50
other high alcoholic beverages and distance of about two mile*.
office again after a vacation of a month 0/4; hulls, $20/2.25; stags, $2.500/3.
Canada Helps Travelers.
shall try to diminish the consumption
I/O« Ange es girl« are to buy an air- French aviator, flying in a Voisin hi
Hogs- Best, $8; fa irto g o o d , $7.75
Ottawa, Ont., Sept. 17.— The Cana by their companions.
Mount Vesuvius in Action.
He covered 73 kilometers (45$ miles) looking fine and says he feela as good
0/7.85; stockers, $60/:7; China fata, dian Railway commission has made an
The Omaha i
Rome, Sept. 15.— A dispatch from
in one hour, at an altitude ranging from as he looks.
Harriman’ s Property Estimated
; order commanding all railroads in Ca
pletely tied up
240 to 300 feet. He made his wav up
Portico, on the Bay o f Naples, to the
Sheep Top wethers, $4;
fair to nada, which do an international busi
New York, Sept. 18.— According to Glomale d’ ltalia says that Mount Ve
build one Dread- and down the coast line, part of the
good, $3.50(1/3.75; ewes,
c less on ness, to direct their conductors to pre a Wall street publication, " i t can be suvius is active again. Guides report
time over the North Ben. In alighting
naught and one cruise er for England.
Sheridan- Roy Graves' pear orchard all grades; yearlings, best, $4; fair to vent any undue interference with pas stated on the highest authority” that rumblings fcMowed by slight seismic
tne aviator fell into the water. He
An immense graft n county affairs was promptly rescued by spectator» and brought him 800 boxes per acre, for good, $3.600/3.75; spring lambs, $504 sengers in Canada by United States im Mr. Harriman’s property amounted to shocks. The small craters have been
has,been unearthed at Wilkesbarro, Pa. received oo injuries.
which there has been good demand.
between $75,000,000 and $100,000,000, unusually active in the last few days.