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MORE STRIKE RIOTS
CIHCAdO STREET CARS, HOWEVER,
QAININU IN NUMBERS.
Police force to Be Increased by Five
Hundred Men and Screen Protect
the rjrlpmen From MlMllea There
Seem Very Little Hopca o( Peace
Doth Side Claim to (lain.
MIUtIT CAUSll MONUV PINCH.
Question About Paying Out the Price ol
the Panama Canal.
Chicago, Nov. 18. Encouraged by
the successful oporution of n regular
service on the Wcntworth avenuu lino
today, the managecnt of tho Chicago
City railway announced tonight that
an cnori wouut ta mauo mado tomorrow
to resume traffic on tho Cottage Grove
avenue cable line. Tho intention is to
start train early in tho morning, and
unless too much opposition i met with
the service wili.be gradually extended
later in tho day.
FIvo hundred policemen will be
added tomorrow to tho number already
detuned to guard the property of the
company. This additional force will
be assigned to tho Cottaca Grave nvn.
uo line, and the cars will be run uudor
tho same protection as thoee on Went
worth avonuo. Screens have been
provided for tho grip cars to shield tho
gripmen, and tho trains will bo run at
a high rate of speed in an effort to pre
vent crowds irom blocking the tracks.
Although considerable interference
marked the operation of tho Went
worth avenue branch today, still a flvc
roinute service was maintained through
out the day, and an attempt will bo
tuado tomorrow to install a cloeer
schedule Riots were frequent all
alone the line, but the noli rhsrmvl
on tho crowds with such quickness and
iorco mat but ono serious blockade was
met with. When tho last of the 25
cars that had been in tho service reach
ed the barn at 4:30 o'clock tonight, it
was decided to suspend further traffic
until tomorrow morning.
The inquiry of the state board of ar
bitration asking that the difficulty bo
settled by arbitration, it was announced
tonight, would be replied to tomorrow
by S. R. Bliss, counsel for the company.
The communication, it is said, will
agree to arbitration of tho wage ques
tion only, and will entirely ignore the
demands of the men that tho recog
nition of the union also bo submitted
to the board. As the latter clause in
the demands of the men has been the
stumbling block all along to a peace-
me settlement oi the trouble, it is said
there is little chance, for the present
at least, of a conciliatory adjustment of
Reports to the effect that tlntnn m.r.
were going over to tho company and
deserting tho organization are declaied
by both President M. C. Buckley and
Secretary L. D. Bland, of the union, to
Washington, Nov. 10.' With tho ad
ministration definitely committed to
the building of u rami I by tho Panama
route, and having brushed naldo alt im
mediate consideration of Colembla as u
fnntnr in that iinriiosK. tho lintuirtntit
question now coulrouting the provident,
the cabinet uml the Republican leader
in congress are whether they can pro
ceed with tho work under tho Spoouor
amendment, adopted at tho last session,
or whether it will be necessary to enact
now legislation throughout.
Senator Spooner was at tho White
House tnduv. hut would not mv wlmtli.
er tho question was discussed.
The most important nucsttnn for the
treasury Is tho cx)cndlturo of $50,000,
000 in cash that is authorized under tho
canal amendment. Can this amount
bo rtaid without untiotttiiii flnnnolnl
conditions to soma extent is u question
IxilllL' umIihI. Tim tntnl nvnllnlilii mull
balance of tho treasury department a
few ilavs aco wo 1223.14t.3UD. but of
this vast sum $ 1 73,328,4(14 was in na
tional bank depositories throughout the
country. That makes a total of about
150,000,000 in tho treasury proer.
mo amount will probably change In
favor of a larger cash balance by tho
time this country liIh to tlm luttnt of
uoing business and making canal pay
ments, but it will not bo above $00,
000.000 at tho outside unless the tniim.
action I loni? dnlnvml.
Traditions dcclaro that there should
always bo in tho treasury department
proper $50,000,000 with which to meet
possible rmorwncles. It is nilmlttivl.
. o " -------"--,
however, that tho amount could safely
bo reduced to 140,000,000 or less.
Of tho amount with national bank de
positories and carried im a llalillllv tn
tho treasury, there is a largo sum to
tho credit of disbursing officer. Tills
could bo reduced ami tho treasury
could probably Mso for tho canal pay
ments 130,000,000 out of the funds
now in hand. But thin would leave
$20,000,000 to como from the deposits
with tho national lunik. How uirtnii.
lv tho withdrawal of thl mini wonlit
disturb the ilnancial and commercial
interests of the countrv In now lwlmt
iiAPPENINGS HERE IN OREGON
CALIFORNIA A ORIH10N COAST.
Proipccta for a Line From
Pais to Uurcka.
TO BREAK LAND KINO.
Heuey Qoca to Confer With Knox and
nyae u stricken silent.
RARB STAMPS STRAY AVTAV.
Poitolflce Department Seek to Find
Washintgon, Nov. 18-The postofflcc
department is pressing the investiga
tion of published allegations that rare
postage stamps have illegally found
tholr way from the department to
rostofllee Inspector Foanes, ex-director
general of posts of Cuba and fourth
assistant postmaster general Bristow'a
chief assistant in the postal investiga
tion, and Inspector Williams are in
charge of the stamp investigation.
They have not only gone through the
records of the department, but have ex
amined a number of persons in the de
partment and in the bureau of cngrav
inc and nrintlntr. wlilrh nt-lnii ,
stamps, and have questioned philatel
ists, including a prominent dealer in
this city, with a view to ascertaining
tho identity of persons who havo sold
stamps to the dealers in those articles.
It has been tho practice of tho office
for a number of vram tn iliitriimt
among department officials and other
prominent persons "specimen" stamps,
distinctly marked, so as to prevent
their use as postage, an an official cour
tesy, and It is known that a largo num
ber of these- stamps have found their
way into the hands of the dealers.
San Francisco. Nov. Hl.Allnmnv
Francis J. lleuoy will leavo for Wash
ington tomorrow to confer with United
State Attorney General Knox on tho
land frauds. Tho investigation will be
extended to this city, where it is assert
ed that tho conspiracy had its fountain
head in breaking Into the hit? ti-il In
tho Southern Oregon land deals.
Tho men interested in that business
have lioeti nt work nirnrinv uti tluilr
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tracks since Sir. llcuey was appointed
special prosecutor against those frauds.
In referenco to tho disclosures In tho
land frauds which are bringing the
crooked deals so nrominnntlv )xfnm
the public eye, Hyde, tho land lawyer
is now silent, liio man who was so
hastV to rush into urint wltli liU ntntn.
tnunt when contectunui and inntinn.
does wero flying through tho air is not
talking 'or publication now. Wlien Im
SO airilv took till) puhlln into liln nnnfl.
dence to tell them all ho wanted to tell
thorn about these land deals, the ma
chinery of tho law had not been set in
(Irillltrt Piini Vufiir wurii tlm iirou.
tltH'tN of n mllr.Ail frtitu I Imntu l'u4
southward, through Josephine and thu
southern count leu of this state, and Del
Norte county, California, connecting
...in. ,i... II.' i . i... i. ..n. .i. ... ....
mm iiiu iiuo ooiiig iuiiv norm hi i . 1 1
reka, an bright as ut tho presout time.
For several months railroad talk has
boon ut n low ebb In Southern Oregon,
especially that pertaining to thu pro
Hxod Oregon A ruclllc, but recently It
has been revival, und In n way that
gives promise of something dotlulto bo-
IIIK (lolltl. Tills ronil would open tin a
lurgo and rich mining section.
Thuru has been orgttultcd In San
i-rancisco, nud lneorioratt)l In Cali
fornia, a concern known as tho Cali
fornia A Oregon Coust railroad com-
lianv. It I ortmiiliiil with u rimllnl
stock of 11.0(10.00(1. nnd tuiviiriil Inllii.
ential men oro behind tho enterprise,
among them being John Barth, of .Mil
waukee: II. V. ThnmnM. of N'nw York!
J. 0. B. Gunn. T. W. M. Draper. II.
II. Uldlaw and M. S. Wilson of San
Thcjpurposo of the newly organized
company Is to build a lino of railroad
from Grants Fast to F.uroka, Cal., or
rathttr to somn notnt on Itllinliolilt Imv.
The new commny absorbs thu old Ore
gon & Pacific, and la more intensive' In
iU scojio than the former company, as
u was mo original intention to build n
iinu only from Grants J'sss to Crescent
City, while tho new road will extend
on south,, connecting with thu northern
built lino to Kureka, giving n new line
from Grants Pass to San Francisco.
As has been previously slated, the
survey for the proposed road is com
pleted, nnd urado stake havo fawn ant
over n largo part of tho promised route.
Right of way has also been secured for
a greater part oi ino line. I i rounds (or
sidings and stations have also been
crantcd. and thu enmnnnv In rnulv to
begin tho actual construction of the
road with tho arrival of 'tho spring
SNOW IN HLUIt MOUNTAINS
Promise of Plenty ol Water for Next
Year-Ill Price for Haystack,
linker City Morn than three feet of
Know has fallen In tho mountains In
this vicinity during tho past fow days,
mini u uruvy inn oi snow tins curly in
thu season Is unusual, mid while It has
Its inconveniences, on the wliolo thu
Hoplo regurd It us u favorable eon
tlltlun. becaima it nrutnui null fnr mi
r -- ...n.... ..... .... ....
abundant supply of water for mining
and Irrigation purposes uoxt season.
It will bo hard on stock. nmxydaUv
- ' "- F ..- ..
SIllHMI.OIl lllll ritML'i'M. Illll. rlM ttffw.Vmnti
':. .....n..., ...... .... ....v. ...
generally are prepannl for a bad winter
season, verv little actual loss Im nntlel.
wtedl Slieepmi'ii were obligel, on
account of thu high price of hay, to mil
a g'lly portion of thrlr sluep, and
they are prepared to fewl theme thoy
have on hand until spring.
It Is nil 111 wind that iloon not ImbuIW
some one. and In this Inntntiist llm Imv
ranchman is tho muii who Is gathering
in the harvest. Ilnv In Imv. nmt will
Imi until grass comes again.
Ono rancher In this vicinity recently
sold the hity In quo big stack for $IH,
000 cash. It was n big stack or rick,
and there Is several thousand tons of
hay In tho stuck.
PKOTIIST IS llt.llt).
Colombia HoMs That Amtrlch Violated'
I-oiulon, Nov. 1H. The Colombian
authorities hnvu entiled to b)mloii u
long protest against the Unltixl Htntes1
action jownril L'umimu, In which tlmy
allege thu "inalit responsllilllty for tho
secession of I'anaiiiit lies with tliti
Unltml States goveriimont, firstly, liy
fomenting thu separatist spirit, of
which thnre seems to be clear uvltleme;
seeondly. by hastily acknowledging the
Indmichiiunco of tho revolted ni-iu'lnn. .
and, finally, by preventing thu Colom
bian government iroui using projnir
means to repress tho relielllon."
Thu cable message gHs on to say that
President Murrooiiln Iiiih nimrunllmillu
lirntested to the UiiIIihI Hlnl.m uml
wishes that his protest should be known
throughout tho clvlllrcd world. Tho
president contends that thn United
State has Infringed article ,15 of tho
treaty of 184(1, which, he asserts, Im.
pile the duty on thu part of tho United
States to help Colombia In maintaining
ner sovereignty over the sllimus. ami
WMISTLUK LI1AVI1S HARNHV.
Plea for SUtchood.
Washington, Nov. 18. Governor
Brodie, of Arizona, In his annual re
port to tho secretary of the interior,
urges that the interior department aid
In (securing tho passage of an enabling
act for the admission of Arizona to
statehood. Ho states, however, that
the people of the territory would rath
er forego statehood than accomplish it
bv union with anv other xbttn n, n.i
of any other state or territory. The
loiai population oi Arizona Is esti
mated at 165,000. The total taxable
wealth aggregates $43,088,041.
Bis French Wheat Crop.
. Washington, Nor. 18 Tho depart
ment of agriculture lias been advised
that the 1003 wheat cron of Frni
according to on estimate of'the French
ministry of agriculture, is 305,000,614
bushels, harvested from 10,161,007
acres, TIicbc figures represent the larg
est crop and the smalleat area of any
crop harvested Im France within the
ORCAT EXODUS Of MINERS.
Trouble I Feared at Hastlnt, and
More Deputlca are Sent.
Trinidad, Colo., Nov. 10. Another
larco ahlnment of niinnni Inft lnr in.
nk'ht for tho different coal ilnlilsnf thn
south and middle west. A large crowd
was at the station to bid them good-bye,
and the demonstration whon the train
pulled out was deafening.
Tho report reached hero that 200 men
had resumed work at Hastings today,
but this Droved to Ihi lintrim. A mm.
from that camp arrived in Trinidad to
night, and states that not a man is
working thero. Hastings is a Victor
Fuel cam i) and trouble is fen! tln.ru.
FIvo extra deputies wero sent out to
night to join a largo number of guards
already at Hastings.
FlUti AT TILLAMOOK.
Courthouw Burned and Business Portion
of ta City Threatened.
Tillamook A disastrous fire occurred
hero last week which entirely destroyed
tho COtirthoUSO of Tillamook ronntv
and seriously endangvred tho business
poriiou oi mo city.
When tho flro wm dlviriril tlm
building was entirely ablaze and to save
It was impossible, but by thu valiant
worK oi ino uru company and cltlzons
many noon una papers were saved from
destruction. Tim rntlm ronti.nta nf
t'.io office of tho school suerintendent
anu mo county surveyor wero lost, and
moot of the papers and books of thu
assessor's offices were burned, although
tho contents of tho safe arc thought to
This year's assessment roll was for.
BUI Vetoed by dovemor.
Salem If a special session of tlm
legislature should be called, other mat
ters than thu tax law must receive
some attention. Tho governor's vetoes
in the last Mission ronHtltlltn n unrl iA
"unfinished business" which must Imi
takon up by tho lculslaturo when it
next convenes, Tho Kovernor said, af
ter sendinir out Iiiu IkIIt tlm! Im
did not intend to attempt to preclude
action upon these vetoed measures, for
ino constitution particularly prescribes
what course shall Im nnrmiwl. uml (In,
governor could not prevent leglslutivu
action, even u no so desired.
Reading of Water Qaucts In Stream
Will Be Kept Vp All Wlatcr.
Burns John T. Whistler, engineer
In charge of the work being conducted
In Oregon by tho reclamation service of
tho United States geoloulcal survrr.
has left for Pendleton. This will be
hi final visit to Harney rounlv fur Mm
present year, as ho will leavo tho slate
for Washington. I). ('., In December,
to take up the work of making a de
tailed exposition of the present v.ar'
tlcldwork in Oregon.
Mr. Whistler has had three parties
of engineer in the field In this itatn
all summer, ono of these wujlci having
been engaged since June In surveying
tho proposed reservoir situ in Silvio's
valley, and also in working out the de
tail of an irrigation system to carry
waier ihcrciroin to the subjacent lands
in Harney valley.
Tho approach of hail vmllirr lm
drawn tho work for thl year to con
clusion, with tho exception that the
reading of water gauges In tho streams
will bo kept up without Interruption.
find Fruit Tree Shipping.
Milton Tho season for shipping
small fruit tree has rlnnod. It I. H.
mated that 12,600 trees havo .been
shipped out to all part of tho west,
middle and eastern state during tho
past two eek. About 10 cars have
been shipped in the past 10 day. A
tho season wa short this year, many of
tho smaller trees had to lwi expressed,
as it would delay matter too long 'to
send them by freight. Samuel Miller
has Ollll of tllU laruest tlllrwrli.a In V.l.
crn Orcuon. and there urn uwrii fmii
men who havo unall nurseries.
odil that the "Colombian government
repudiates thu assumption that tlmy
havo burred thu way to carrying out
Iln assorts that mIii 1H.1A tlmv Imv.
granted cunal privilege to different
people no less tlmn uliiu times, und
claims that tho treaty concluded with
the Into General Hurlhiirt, whmi ho
was minister at Bogota, July 1H, 1H70,
lius been Ignored at Washington.
After giving thu previously stated
reason for tho Colombian senate' fall.
tiro to UtmrnVe tho Ilav.IInrran tri.nlv.
and asserting that tho delay in nrgothw
tlon had not affected the ultimata Issun
of the canal project, the protest of Pre
blent Marroqulii points nut that Colum
bia had "constantly endeavored to mt
In n friendly manner with tho United
States, even asklmr for the mlnlnnr..
of the American marine to Insure free
transit acres tho Isthmus," say tho
rising occurred when the government
wa not prepared, having withdrawn
most of It troop when ixuiro una ,...
established last year, ami concludes;
"Uiu buslines in rrcognlzlng the
new uovnrninent. which siirunu tin im.
dor the circumstances. I all tlm mum
surprising to tho Colombian govern
ment, a they "recollect the rncrgetlo
opposition of Washington to tho nek-
nowlodutncnt of the lielllmrelicv of tlm
Confederate by tho power during tho
CAIN SUQAR (JAINS.
locreat la Output Much Orcater Than
Beet Prodi t.
To Become Judge at Once.
Honolulu, Nov. 10 Tho comml.
lion appointing Governor Dole United
State district Judgo reached hero to
night. Ho will take the oath of office
before Chief Justice Frear, of tho torrl
torial aunremn r.onrt. nml nunm. i.i,.
scat on the bench immediately. Secro
tary Carter ha not yet received his
commission as governor, but by virtue
of his office of secretary Im will n ,.
governor in tho Interim. The grand
jury will resume IU investigation of
the scandals connected with the last
Jack London' Creed.
Jack London is a prnrtMm, liu..-
in hard work. "Work." Im nM - ...
cent intcrviower. "will enrrv a ,
anywhorc. The four great thingH are
(rood health, work, n nlillnor.,,1... i n
and sincerity, With these you may
clcavo to greatness und sit among
giants." Mr. London' now novel.
"The Soa-Wolf." wllLI,.ln in i. t '
Altitude In Union County.
La Grande A complete survey of
Union comity has Just been made by T.
R. Berry, United States geological sur
veyor. Thl survey determined tho
geological an well a tho toiiogruphical
formation of Union county. Thu alti
tude of all tho stream and feeder Imvn
been determined, at tho source an well
a ui ino mount mo Highest point in
union county is at tho summit of Gran
ite mountain, which is a llttlo over 8,
000 feet. Mount Fannie, ubovo Cove, I
7,000 feet, and thu lowest point Is at
tho mouth of tho Wallowa river, which
Is 2,635 feet.
Carpenters are Not to Be Had.
Pendleton Thoro is a scarcity of cur-
POIltcra ill I'ciulli.tnn. Thin In IIiii uaii.
on for repairing old buildings, but
workmen cannot bo secured. A num
ber of PCOtllo am dpslroilM of rotiKtrnnl.
ing homes, but owing to thu scarcity of
men unu material, It is not likely any
new buildings will bo started until
spring. There are from 16 to 20 build
ings under way, and carpenter are
busy on all of thorn. It Is extlniatMl
that there urn fitllv .1(1(1 rnnwinlnru n
work on new bulldlinrH in different
parts of tho city.
Pay SIS.B07 for Land.
Fendleton A deed has bcon filed
with tho county recordor whereby
Michael McCruckur sold 2,000 ucrea of
Mantlcl Pedro fnr lin.n07. 'I'll,, nrnn.
erty is located saveral mile southwAst
Wheat Walla Walla. 71c:
stem, 70c: valley. 76M7I c.
Barley Feed. I 20 mr ton? lir..i.,
. .;. . .." ",
i-i roueii, i.'i.
Flour Valley, $3.7603.85 per bar
rel; hard wheat straights, $3.004.10j
clears, $3.653.75; hard wheat nnt.
ents, $4.2004.60; urnhain. I.1.7B-
wholo wheat, $4; ryo wheat, $4.7636.
Ootw No. 1 white, $1.07&; gray,
$1.05 jKir cental. B '
Mlllstuffs Bran. 120 pur ton. ,.,l,l.
dllngs, $24; shorts, $20; chop, $18;
linseed, dairy frnxi, $10.
Hay Timothy, $10 jnir ton; clover,
$13; grain, $11; cheat, $11.
Vegetables Turnips, (16c per tack;
carrots, zoo; ihoi. uoc; pursnlps, 50
76c; cabbage, lljfc; celery, 36fl
00c; pumpkins, a)ia jwr pound.
Onions Yellow Danvers, 7CoS$l
Honey $333.26' jior caso.
1'otatWH Oreuon. choice nnd fmnv
uvwioc per sncK; common, 60c per
sack; sweet potatoes, sacks, 2c; boxes,
Fruits Apples, 76c$2 box; ears,
$101.50 tier box; cranberries, $0
10.60 per barrel.
Butter Fancy creamery, 27JtfQ30c
per pound; dairy, 2022Kc; storo, 15
Cheese Full cream. IwIm ik
16Jc; Young America. lOOlojo; Til
lamook, 14Q14Ko; FJastern cheese,
Poultry Chickens, mixed. m
lOopcr pound; spring, lOKllc;
hens, lie; turkoys, llvo, 16010c per
pound; dressed, 1018c; ducks, $07
per dozen; gecso, 78o per pound.
Ernrfl Oroiron ranch, nrirtsqot,,.
Eastern, 25027 He
Beef I)resse, 6KC?0o por pound.
Veal Dressed, small, 8(88uo; largo,
0a0)(io per pound,
Mutton Dressed. 4Gl5U!a:
Fork Dressed, OJtf07ct.
Hops 1003 cron. 2St'11t iwirnm,...i
according to duality.
Wool Valley, 1718o; Eastern Ore.
gon, 12 10c; mohair, 35(f37c.
Washington, Nor. 18. Tho ilrjwut
ment of agriculture, in It nfllnlal nrm.
rrjiort for November, announce that
tho Indication are that tlm wnrM lm.
enterel on a new era in tho production
oi canu sugar. I lie detriment iiiote
rstlmate nlaclmr tho total mum, nr,u
ductlon of tho world In the year 1 1X13-4
at 10,425,800 ton of 2240 pound eaoh,
including 4,342,800 tons of cano sugar
anu u.una.vuu ton ol beet ugar, and
say a to canu sugar:
"Ihirlng tho past llvo year thn
world' output of thl product has In
creased from 3,000,000 to more than
4,000,000 tons, quantitatively tho
greateat Increase ever made in any live
year jicrlod in the history of thl In
dustry. Moreover, for thn llrntllm.. In
a half century tho ratio of Increase In
thu world' production of cano sugar
ha exceeded that of ugr mudo from
beet, tho Percentami of limn.nu. In ii.
former product for tho flvo year being
nuoni mat oi tho latter.
"Tho four year from 1000-01 to
1003-04, Inclusive, wero eaoh In It
turn record-breaking year for tho pro
duction of sugar. Tho previous high
record cron (3.6.10.000 in.i.i .. ii,,
of 1801-06, tho crop made just before
uio onioreK oi tho rovoluton In tho
most Important producer Cuba,
"Thu hluh-record cron In tlm l.i.inrv
of tho world' lieut sugar production
wa that of 1002-03. Since that duto
thoro ha been a deel Ino In prnduutlon
in r.uropu, amounting In all to about
1.000.000 ton, but Urn .,..,, i
estlmateil output still shows n consider
able Increase over that of llvo year
Tho report sav that nlmni nn ....-
cent of tho canu sugar of tho world I
now anniiallv iiiwliir.ul I.. ...... i.i ,
, , , tf v ... ..ujiiiui nun
New Lieu Land BUI.
Wushlnuton. Nov. 18. Tn H, ..in.
hit belief, us repeatedly expressed fn
im iiiiiiiihi reports, wmio cotnmlsslonor
of tho gunoral land office, Congressman
Hermann has lntrodnrl n i.m ,
nmenu ino iiott land exchange law by
providing that whatever lands within
forest reservation are relinquished to
the government ond other vacant sur
veyed publlo lands are taken In ox
chungo thorefor, tho lands ho solocted
must 1)0 of annrorlmnlal., II. ..
character und tho sama value us tho
lanus reiinquishod to the government,.
Opening of WIJu.
WnA Nov 18-Tho domand of tho
United State cnvnrninnnf fnr II... ...
ing of Willi llHH licen roiilvn,l I. ......
with Biirnrlso. Tho British und Japan
eno minister at Seoul on ni,.i.. it
asked for tho opening of Yongampho.
Iho foreign minister consonted, subject
to the approvul of the emperor, whlck