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POSSE IN WYOMWu ENOAQUS TI1UM
IN A SECOND BATTLE.
Ten of tbeRcdsklns Sent to tlio Happy
Hunting Grounds-Nine Are Captured
Whltos Escape Uninjured Uencral
Uprising U 1-enred-lndlan Headed
Towards Dad Lands In Nebraska.
Choyonne, Wyo., Nov. 4. A second
battlo with tho Indians who murdered
Sheriff Miller and Deputy Fnlkonburg
on Saturday, re-lnforccd by a lnrgo
body ot redskins who had been hunt,
ing In tho vicinity of tho scene of the
nght. Is reported to hnvo tnkott place
todny near tho Horseshoo ranch. The
fugitives woro traced by a posse, and
with their ro-Inforcoments made a de
termined stand. Nino Indians nro re
ported killed outright and 10 captured.
Tho white mon escaped without los&
Tho news of the battles has spread
to tho reservation and to other hunt
Ins parties and a general uprising ot
tho Indians Is feared. Thero Is rea
unn tn boltovo that Indian couriers aro
enticing tho red men to deeds of vio
lence. Governor Chntterton is inves
tigating tho report of tho second bnt
tie, and should tho story bo confirmed
ho will Immediately order troops Into
tho field to suppress tho Indian up
rising. Authentic advices from tho scene of
Saturday evening's bloody battle state
that six Indians woro killed, 10 wound
ed and flvo captured. Four made their
escape Twenty horses, 12 wagons
and considerable gamo and Indian par
aphernalia wero also captured.
ASK rOK UXTRA SUS8ION.
FIRB RAOES AT CO.NBY ISLAND.
Mcntanan Want Legislature to Itemed.
Uxlltlng State of Affair.
Butto, Mont, Nov. G. A Helena dis
patch to tho Miner says that petitions
rrom nil sections of tho stnto nro
pouring Into tho governor'? olllcu ask
Ing that an extra session of tho logls
laturo bo called to remedy tho statu of
affairs existing In Montana as a re
sult of tho suspension of the Amalga
mated luliios and smolters. Governor
Toolo ns yet hna made no nnuonnco
niont as to his determination In the
A move Is on foot to have a memor
ial presented to tho logtslntiiro, In the
event It Is convened In oxtrn soealon
sklng thnt body to submit to tho voters
ot Moutnun an amendment to tho con
sltutton providing thnt eight hours
constitute n workday for minora and
Notwithstanding Mayor Mulllu'u or
der, every gambling house In the city
wns open all night. Tho four big es
tablishments were notified to close at
midnight, but they paid no atteutlon
to tho order. Long nfter 12 o'clock
and until an early hour this morning
tho houses did a rushing business.
President wllllnni Scallon. or tho
nacondn mining company, and F.
ugustU8 Heinz, both deny that any
negotiations aro on for tho purchase
of tho Helnzo properties In Ilutto.
This denial followed a report emanat
ing from Itoston to tho effect that Mr.
Holnzo hnd been offered $IG,000,000
for his Ilutto mines.
HAPPENINGS HERE IN OREGON
Independence of tha lithmui llai Been
Five Hundred People Are tlomeleis and a
Million Dollar' Damage Done. CT
New "York. Not. 4. In a blazo te
day that baffled tho Bremen for seven
hours tho Bowory at Coney Island
was again laid In ashes. Two Hvos to
far aro reported to bo lost, one man
fatally Injured, a score of others hurt,
300 buildings destroyed, BOO persons
mado homeless and moro than 11.000,
000 damago done. How many moro
aro In tho ruins Is not known tonight.
It was a flro marked by rescue not
alone by tho police but by citizens.
Before It had been an hour under way
the police could do nothing moro than
try to keep tho C0.000 slght-scors out
of danger. Reserves irom an tnc
precincts within ten miles woro
brought. The fire engines found It
Impossible to get into action for near
ly four hours.
Tho alarm came from tho Hippo
drome, a low framo building used In
summer for a merryso-round. The
firemen thought It would bo all over
in n moment, but tho blaze had gained
"With tho lack of water tho flro had
the forest of wooden structures at 1(4
mercy, and all that could be dono waa
to save life If possible and furnltur.
Surf avonuo for blocks was Jm-
passable because of the barriers of
household goods, wcoplng women and
children and men.
TWENTY LIVES LOST.
Early Morning Blare In Tenement Mouse
Cautes a Pank.
New York, Nov. 3. Fire early this
morning In tho tenement at -126 Elev
enth avenue, known as the "House of
All Nations," caused tho death of 20
porsons. At 3 o'clock, 12 bodies had
Jteen recovered, and the greater num
ber of thoso aro of Irish nationality
Most of thorn died from suffocation.
Among tho number wero several wo
men and children. The 11 ro is sup
posed to bo of Incendiary origin, and
although It burned but a short time,
tho srnoko was so donso that whole
families wero overcome On tho fifth
floor eight bodies woro rocovered, tho
stairway loading to this floor having
been burned away. In tho denso
darkness, a torrible panic prevailed
among tho tonants of the house,
many of whom evidontly had fallen
over tho furnlturo In tholr depart
ments and met their death by suffo
cation. Police Commissioner Grcono was
on tho scono, and tho pollco reserves
wero called out, togethor with ambu
lances from many hospitals. The po
lice and firemen rescued many of
those women and children who had
been ovorcomo in tho dosperate rush
to tho street.
Pannma, Nov. C Tho Independence
of tho Isthmus wns proclaimed at 6
P. ni. today, A large and enthusiastic
crowd of all political parties assom
bled and marohed to tho headquarters
of tho government troops, where Gen
eral Tovnr and Gcnornl Amaya, who
arrived tills morning, wore imprisoned
in tho name of tho Kopubllcof Pannma.
Tho enthusiasm was Immense, and at
least 3000 of tho mon In the gathering
Tho battalion of Colombian troops at
Panama favors tho movement, which
Is also thought to meet with tho ap
proval of at least two of the govern
ment transports now here.
Tho seeming Inncivlty on tho part of
tho government In not propnrlng somo
defense when rumors of tho uprising
becamo rlfo nro looked upon ns show
ing confidence in tho reports made by
General Obaldla, tho governor of the
department of Panama, who Issued a
manifesto thanking all political parties
for tho adhesion promised to tho gov
ernment when It wns reported a heavy
forco was marching In tho vicinity of
Tho streots of Colon today present
ed somewhat tho samo appearanco as
during tho days of tho revolution.
Several hundred troops, who arrived
todny from Snvanllla on tho Colombian
gunboat Cartagonn. with their wlvos,
nro squatted on tho street cornors.
Tho battalion consists of -160 soldiers.
all woll supplied with ammunition, un
der the command of General Lorar,
who left for Panama today, but the
troops still remain here.
MOLD UN TO YOUR PRUNHS.
Advice Given to flrowers by ex-ConiniU-aloner
Salem "Prunogroworo who hnvo
not already sold their fiult should hold
It for iv prlco thnt will glvo them a fair
profit," says I.loyd T, Heynolds, for
merly horticultural commissioner for
tho second district.
"Dealers nro around offering lo pay
a basis prlco of 14 cents. Probably a
mnjorlty of tho pruno crop this yenr
will average In tho GO-GO to-tlio-pound
size, and at this basis growers would
get only 3 cents n pound for their fruit.
Since tho cost of labor and fuel hns
advanced, 3 cents a pound Is about the
actual cost of production. Growers aro
cutting their own throats when they
sell at such figures.
"Tho condition of tho fruit market
does not warrant such low prices.
Frnnce had a very short crop and Is
buying prunes heavily In this country
Tho dispatches front Now York tell is
thnt tho packing houses In this country
hnvo had dlQlculty In filling tho ordera
ns fast as they nro received. The
applo crop of tho United States Is t,000.-
000 barrels short and prices for that
fruit will bo high. Canned goods hnvo
advanced very materially. In every
view of tho situation I enn seo no ron-
on why prunogrowers should not re
colvo n fair prlco, If thoy will ask for
"It seems to mo to ho certain that
all tho prunes will bo wanted nnd tht
proper courso for the growers Is to
wait until a living price Is offered. I
do not ndvlso holding for speculative
prices, but for n living prlco. Oregon
prunes this year aro of first-class quali
ty and they glvo satisfaction wherever
LIUU LAND REJECTIONS LAROE
Land'Agcnt West Puts Records In'Ordor
WILL MANUFACTURE STAVES.
Ilnulton Will Have n Plant That Will Em.
ploy 100 Men.
St. Helens It Is now a settled fact
that tho Western Cooperage Company.
composed of Kentucky capitalists, will
build it largo atuvo factory at
Hotiltou, on tho Northern Pacific rail
road. Just on tho miter edge of the cor
pornto limits of St. Helens, A dozen
men aro already at work getting
camps ready In the woods, whero tho
holts for the staves will bo cut up
and split Into tho usual size.
A factory alto has been purchased
from W. II. Dolmnn, at Houlton, which
has ampin space for switches and aide
tracks, Options have been secured on
several tracts of timber laud, nnd a
contract hns been entered Into with
tho Oregon Wood Company to float
down S0O00O cords of stnvo bolts an
nually Construction work will begin
on tho factory at once, and tho man
agement statu that fully one hundred
men will bo employed In tho mill nnd
This company owns factories In
Kentucky, Arkansas, Georgia and at
Seattle and Aberdeen, Wash.
hill in sotthern orhuon.
and Outlier figure.
Salem Stnto Land Agent Oswald
West hns Just completed tho classifi
cation nnd filing of tho correspond
ence and papers relating to state lieu
land selections In Orogon. Hereto
fore tho records have been In confus
ion nnd ono seeking information ro
gardlng nny particular selection,
would hnvo difficulty in finding It
Now tho records nro arranged so that
nny desired information may be had
at a moment's notice. Tho list shows
thnt tho lieu land selections upon min
eral baso, which hnvo been passed
upon by tho Fedornl Land Depart
ment within the pnst yenr or two ag
gregate 71,000 neros, of which nhout
i.OOO aeros have been clear listed and
about 70.000 has olther been rejected
or Is still pending with tho outlook
poor for Its approval.
Pennsylvania Capltallits Preparing for a
Heavy Cut ol Vlmbr.
Itosoburg The Kollohor-Hkolloy
Lumber Company hns Just bean In
corporated here, by W. .1. Kelleher,
John K. Skelley and W. II Hyke with
h paid up capltnl of 50.0(H) The com
pany hns already acquired about 8000
acres of lino timber laud on Hilly
Creek, n few miles west of Yoncalln,
In this county.
A sawmill building hns already been
erected nnd part of the machinery Is
now In place The plant will havn a
dally capacity of 80.000 feet of lum
ber lo begin with, anil will be ready
for operation within 30 dnya A flume
will be put In from tho mill to carry
tho product direct to the Southern Pa
cific railroad track at Drain, where a
lumber yard will nlao bo established
Oo to LcanTEnglliii.
Vancouver, B. C, Nov. 4. A spec
ial from Winnipeg saya a party of 13
Doukhobors, Including thrco married
couples from tho vlllagos of Petrofka
and Torpenla, Snckatchowan, arrived
thero today on tho way to Philadel
phia, whero thoy go to learn EngllHh
and to acquire skill In industrial and
domestic pursuits. They are part of
tho colony of Doukhobors brought to
tno Northwest Territories as colonists
at the cxpenso of tho Canadian gov
ernment, Thoy have hitherto refused
to adopt the English language or customs.
Agree Upon Parcels Post Treaty.
Washington, Nov. 3. A parcols
post treaty between tho United States
and Hong Kong, China, was agreed
to today, and will bo formally drafted
at .once. It provides a maximum
weight limit of four pounds, six
Found In Twenty-Five Fathoms of Water
In Barclay Sounu.
Victoria, B, C, Nov. G. A roport has
boon mndo to Captain Gaudln, Agont
of Marine, that a submorgod wreck,
reomlngly of an Iron vossol. has been
found lying In 2S fathoms of wator off
Amphrltlto Point, Bnrclay Sound.
Flshermon have como in contact with
tho wreck whon trolling and tho fact
that their linos, when cloared, showed
rust and iron Btalns indicates the pos
sibility of It holng an Iron vossol. The
vessel Is five miles from shore.
Captain Gaudln has communlcntod
with Admiral Blckford, commanding
tho station, Intimating a possibility of
the wreck lining that of tho British
warship Condor, which foundored in
December two years ago. Wreckage
from tho Condor was found by search
Ing vessels In that vicinity, but there
is nothing to Indlcnto that It Is that
lost warship, for many wrocks havo
occurred near by within tho past year.
Olve Up Indian Hunt.
Douglas, Wyo., Nov. 6. John Morion,
a member of tho Douglas posso, says
tho Indians who shot Sheriff Miller
nnd a deputy In a bloody battlo Sat
urday have separated, and each par
ty Is taking a different trail, Tho
posso was unablo to follow tho load.
and tho pursuit was temporarily aban
doned. It Is tho opinion of many of
the officers that tho redskins cannot
bo caught until thoy return to tho res
ervation, nnd as fast as they como into
the I'lno ulilgo agency thoy will bo
taken into custody,
Pendleton Owna It First Park.
Pendleton Pendleton Is now the
ownor of a city park. For years such
a move has been agitated, hut nothing
was dono until a week or so ago. when
the council bargained for tho property
In the east part of tho city, where the
wator supply Is soeured. Tho money
hns been paid over and tho dcods
filed. The land was purchased from
Jessie 8. Vert, consisting of ono on-
tiro block, nnd for which nho rerolved
$1600, and four lots from V. Strohle
Tho city purchased this property to
prcvont buildings from bolng erected
Russia Stea Peace at Hand.
Paris, Nov. C M. Savinsky, secre
tary of Count Lamsdorf, tljo Russian
Minister of Foreign Affairs, In an In
torvlow thin evening said Russia do
sires gonoral poaco in botli tho near
and far cast, and is not anxious for
any pretext for u clash with tho
Mikado's forces, as somo of tho ilnco.
Istlc press would try to show, A solu
tion of problems that havo been puz
zling the two countries, tho secretary
says, Is near at band.
Put Vp Much Fruit.
Ashland Tho Ashland Proservlng
Company, which has been oporatlng
an extensive cannery In tills city tho
present season, will eloso operations
for the yoar this weok. The season
has hoen longer than usual nnd thero
hnvo been moro peoplo omployd than
ovor before, the avorago number of
operatives bolng between 40 nnd CO.
Mnnnger Chnrlea Plorco reports that
during tho four months' run tho plant
has canned Id tons of Bartlott pears.
21 tons of peaches, 10 tons of string
bonns and seven tons or bincKUorrios
Looklnr for Reaervolr Rite.
Ashland H K. Green and J. it
Heeae. of the hydrogrnphlr branch of
the United States Geologlcnl Survey,
arrived in Ashland Inst night from
San Francisco Thoy are In the re
clamation sort Ice and will cross the
mountains eastward from here on an
extended eiplorntlnn nnd Investigate
Ing trip to locate possible sites for res
ervoirs for tho storage of waters for
Irrigation purpose. Thev go to Pel
ican Bay. Fort Klamath. Tho Agency.
Sprnguo niver Valley. Bly and llannn-
za. ana (heir Itinerary will take In nil
the Modoc lavn beds and tho Honey
October Asylum Report.
Salem The report of Superintend
ent J. F Calhreath. of the State In,
sane Asylum, for the month of Orto
lMr shows that the general health of
the patients is good. The total eot
or articles consumed was $7183 9".
and tho expenditures for salarl
$8000.10. or a total of IIJ.10J.00 The
average dally enrollment was 1330.
making the cost per capita per month
$0.S9, nnd per capita per day 32 cents.
Malheur Cunty Clean-Up,
Baker City General Mnnncnr n n
Johnson brought in the cleanup of a
uu-uiiy run irom ine hicii creek placer
mine of the Kldorndn Mine & Ditch
Cotnpnny, of Mnllicur county, today.
Tho cleanup amounted to about 800
ounces vniiiou at about 910,000. It
E. Corburn. of Carroll, la.. Is the
principal ownor of the diggings.
CHINA BEOS FOR All),
Hclplcas Against Russian Occupation ol
I'ekln, Nov. 4 Tho Chinese gov
ernment Is greatly disturbed at Hit
rcocouimtloii of MuUdnn, tho cnplfil
of Manchuria; by ItiiHslaii troops, The
foreign olllco Is nppeallug to friendly
foreign legations for help nnd advice,
admitting Us own helplessness In the
Tho communication relating to Muk
den Is as follows:
"Tho ItiiHslaiiH employed a tintH
brigand, who was accused of many
crliuea ugalust tho Chinese, as chlif
of one of tho Irregular bandii of no
lieu that are organizing In Mnuchur
la The authorities repeatedly re
quested the sun wilder of this man.
and tho HumhIhiih recently consent 1 1
to glvo him up,
"Thereupon a Chinese officer derail
Itnted tho brigand wlthutit giving him
n trial, When this became known,
tho Itusslniis demanded thi execution
of this officer within five days, giving
as an alternative the seizure of Muk
"The Chinese fornlgn office was ie
gotlntlng with Paul l.ossnr, the Huh
slan Minister, on tho matter, nnd of
fered to banish tlm ofllcnr, pleading
that ho had exceeded his Instruction,
nnd to remove the tantnl, his super
lor. from office.
"Thero wns a misunderstanding n
tn the time limit set for those nogoi;
ntlona. The Chinese thought It ex
pired yesterday. Before the UHcotl-
aliens worn completed the news was
received here that Htiaslii hail ful
filled her promise to rooectipy Muk
NEXT STEP IN ALASKA CASH.
Negotiation Will lit Commenced far a
Survey ot the Boundary.
Washington. Nov 4 John W Ft,
ter, agent for the United Htntea be for.
the Alaskan Boundary Coiumlaaloii.
hna arrived In Washington, bringing
the official tU of the commUnlnn'a
findings and all the records of the
American case Oeaornl Footer had
an Interview with Herliiry Hay In
further explanation of the nrtuul re
sults obtained In lmdon nnd later In
the day dined with the President.
Upon the delivery of the finding
together with General Foster's own re
port within a few days. Mecretnry Hay
will enter Into negotiations with the
British Government for the appoint
ment of expert surveyors to mark the
linen of the boundary aa they have
been deaerlbe,! by the conimlaaion.
The findings of the comtnUsloH. aa
they will be deposited In the state de
partment, bear the slennltirn nr ill
American (iimmlssloueni. I,ord Alver
atone nnd the American Secretary.
Contrary to the common ImpreMtloii.
Canadian charts will ho lined aa a
basis of the survey work. It appear
according to General Foster, that the
Canadians spent nn enormous sum of
money In the preparation of tUelr eaa
and the work of their rnrtogrnpliora.
being very much moro oxtenslva and
elalmrate than that produced ns pa it
of the American rase, was ncoapted i
..... iM.mil ns tun standard.
Wood $7 n Cord,
Pendleton Thero Is a srarcrty of
wood In Pondloton. This la duo to the
lack of cars to bring It from tho Bluo
Mountains, from whero Pondleton gots
hnr supply. Thero seems to bo plenty
of wood at tho belt. Prices nro excep
tionally high. Fir Is soiling nt $7 por
cord nnd plno nt $0.DO. This prlco la
nonrly $1 higher than last yoar. Coal
U soiling nt $S per ton.
Sale of Oreal Timber Tract.
Astoria A deed has boon filed for
record whnroby tho Orogon & Mon
tana Iimhor Company, of Holonn,
Mont., sells to Samuel McCluro, of
Stillwater, Wash.. 1CC0.20 acres of
timber land In tho Lewis anil cinrx
district. Tho consideration named Is
$1000, but it is supposed n much high
er prlco was paid.
Vacancies In Legislature.
Snlom Not only will a special ses
sion of tho legislature bo nocossary to
euro tho dofoct In tho taxation law,
hut a special election will bo nocos
nary to fill several vacancies In tho
legislature. Tho vacancies must bo
filled before the session Is held, ac
cording to the language of tho constitution.
Wheat Walla Walla, 7fic;
Biem, nc; vaucy, ync,
Barley 1-Vcd, 20 r ton; brawiag,
$22: rolled, $21. "
Flour Valley, $3.7fi3.5 per bar
rel; hard wheat stralghtx, $3.7504.10;
hard wheat patent, $1.20(34.60; grn.
nam, d,.HH9,i,(ii; wnoie wheat, $.1.85
4; rye wheat, $4.60.
.. ,"No' l .,,i,' H'07! Cray,
$1.05 percental, "
Mlllatuitt Bran, $20 per ton; mid.
dlings, $21; shorts, $20; eliep, $18
llnseed dairy food. $1(1.
HayTimothy, $1(1 per ton; elorer,
$13; grain, $11; cheat, $11.
Butter Fancy creamery, 27J$tt0r
per pound; dairy, 10H20c; Ktore,
Clieeso Full cream, twins, 15c;
Young America, 16(3 lfic; factory
prices, IQlJe less.
Poultry Chickens, mixed, lOffllOtfc
per pound; sjr!ng,ll jfC; liens, llI2c;
broilers, $2.60 ier dozen; turkeys, live,
14(S16o per pound; dreiwed. Indian.
ducks, $fl7 perdoxen; geeso, $710,
Kgcs Oregon ranch, .'10c; Kaiteru.
fresh, 242flo. '
Potatoes Oregon, GOGfJBe. per Back
street potatoes, 292J4c
Hops 1003 crop, l2622o nernnnn,!
according to quality.
Wool Valley, 171 Be; Eastern Ore
(jon, 12015c; mohair, S5M37KC
Beef Dressed, Officio per jiound.
Veal Small, 7Kflc; large, Suffice
Mutton Dressod, l6c; Iambi,
Pork Dreised, OgOKc
Indiana and Pone lineage In Battle
Cheyenne, Wyo . Nov. 4 -Governoi
Chntterton has been advised 0f M
fierre battle that was fought late ye
tnrday afternoon on l.lttlo Lightning
errek. 80 miles north of I.urk, in
!?f!?r,l...W)'m","K- l'tn Sheriff
. II Miller, with n posse of six man
from Weston county, and a lianrl of
Crow Indlnns on the way to thu Sioux
Agency nt Hosebiid.
i Hho,r!n ?"""r '" reported to hnvo
been killed, one of his deputies fatally
wounded, two others slightly wound
ed', while threo Indlnns nro reported
...inn, iinu several wounded. Only :h
most meager details of the affair hnvo
been received, hut posses nro hurry
ing to the scene from I.usk, Douglas
The Indians who have been alaucB
tnrlng antelope, deer nnd other wild
game In violation of stnto lawa and
In some Instances have killed cntll.
APJi,!,rryln,K ,nwnrtl "" Hoaeb.id
hT? n' '""l " ,frrl wlM '"' ""' ,,J
head them off.
Governor Chnttorton has Instructed
Newcastle o bo In readiness to bo
moved Oil short nnll i ....i. ...
I..II .---- ."... iiiiuici lie-
"4 Llll ItlTIIIr
Not Fighting Appointment.
lomler.011.!!!!.' N"VV 4-Tho "0,"' "
eadors hero profess to have received
message from , ,fBllin
oaio, who Is now at Co iimbus O aim.
Porting then, In t,uJr nn J p&n
the rnnflrinntloii by tho Semite of Hi
nppolntments of Cnrter , Dole s
Governor and United Slates IlHtrlct
Judge respectively. To mossauo of
S" iVSft ,0 ,Vr,,"C0 KXntaiS,ff
the delegate replied, donylng ho him
" '""'ni? IlSmh. W0" "'" ' " "
JuT.'.ii . "omo NulorH will send to
Washington resolutions of i rotest
against the nppolntments,
Rock Island Pureed 7 Per Cent.
Chlcngo, Nov. 4. Tho Honk Islnnl
!ZSZ't!m. "" fio.ono.ooo
' "ikuiiizoi ns a ho h hnr
company for tho securities f t o ra"b
road Properties controlled by tl.L
u iimo ovor 7 por cent on Hh mil.
5tdter Wn l1?0 '""' t'
n ,ti.yr.ot itH ""'"tonco, noe.ordliig
to the first annual report of tl e co n.
Puny, which kas just been wade "SZ