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HAPPENINGS HERE IN OREGON
IHUIOATION ItV I'OWliH.
I'INII YUAM IOK WOOL.
70 tl)V ALASKA COAL,
Ursds It lllilicr and the Isxttire rinsr
Pendleton Hheep shearing ! about
half over, taking Umatilla county as
whole. Uhll Him wumliitm tit alu.a-1.... mn
far have Justified early expectations , I ' -'lK'Udilc and geologic work.
Oasollas llnglnss Used for Pumping In
HaVer City A nnvtl plan In tlili
faction la being adopted hern to reclaim
tlin mid lands lying a low miles east
41 f ImIMCI
-" iar nave justified early
a iw wrens ago w. J. rattersouand what tlio clip would be. The grade l
HaoclnloM old 780 acres of thin land to higher, tlio texture finer. What In
Wisconsin iiiiui, who Immediately Iki lout In weight because- the clip In
gnii cl.mrlng It of ssgn brush. Wlii-ii cleaner this spring la nearly coinK!ii.
this was completed a steam plow run sated hy tlio gtcatcr length of strands
by a traction engine was placed In op. ami will probably Imi more than com.
eratlon and n largo part of tlio laud pensnted hy the Improved price It will
prepared for seeding. Wells havohcen obtain over dirty wool,
mink to water and puinpa will he In. I With nuit exception, only a fcwamall
stalled to lie operated hy gasoline rn1 clips, trlfllnginioinparlNoii with the en
gines. The wells are no situated that tire output, have been sold. Moat of
a Urge area run Iki covered by water. I thnm belonged to amalloi aheepmen In
Mr. Patterson la placing under cultl- the mind district, who needed the
vntlon a Ihtko tract of land In a similar money or ware scared Into lotting goby
niannor, exrept tlint Instead ol gasoline pesitlinlstlo Inlk of buyers. Uy thorn
engines he baa Installed motiirs and from 0 to 12 rents was realized.
Oiolof leal fiurvcy to Search for New De
posits In far North.
Washington, Mny 11. Tlio Aral field
party of the United Mates geological
.survey to leave Washington this year
li, as uiiinl, the Alaskan contingent.
DnrliiK the pant winter congress In
creased lit appropriation lor Alaskan
work from $00,00(1 to $80,000, which It
about 1 per cent of the annual output
of that territory. Nine partlci will U
engaged there during the coming season
IIAVB CUT Tllfi LINO OP C0MAIUNI
CATION WITH PORT ARTHUR.
"The outlook for good jirlcc keeps
up to the tiuirk, and I can see nothing
In tlio altuation In the United Mates,
or in tlio world, (or tliat matter, wlilcb
will run Itla pumpH by electric power.
Ilia land la on the lino lietwren till
city and the Cyclone, mine. Mr. Pat
tetantt estimates that rnrh pump will
IrrlKnte HO acre. Ilia plant will Itegln
full oieratlon next week, lie think
the rout of power will not exceed that
of keepliiK up Irrigating ditches.
There In r I it rue btnly of rich Inud ly
ing east of town which In practically
useless wiiuout water on inn stuiaee. era should hold their rllp until the
water can iw untamed in quantities by rlles, and I think none of them will bo
sides these, three stibpartles. which
may lie counted an ollahoots of tbe larK
er onra, will take up pcrUl work, ao
that the number of nurrey InveitiKa
tlotiN on foot In Alaxka during theaum.
tnnr will be 13, ai agalnat 7 of last
The Reobmlc work of the lost ixxmon
In Houtheastern Alaska will bo contin
ued by Mensra. O W. and V. W.
Wrlftht. An this li the only note
worthy lode mining district of Alaska,
and a Its rich deposits of gold, silver
antl copper are only tiartlntlly devrl-
I njifd, a study of It resources Is likely
to he of vital Interest to the prosector
'and Investor. The work will bruin
with a reconnaissance across the Islands
fioin Takn Inlet to Hilka. An exam!
woiiiii jusuiv a prediction ol n inn
nvnu wenK," said J, li. uinn, sero-'
nation of tbo tnlnlnc district about HlU
nrket ! ''" wl" '"ow together with a study
oi ma roai ueposiia ol Admiralty
Urv of the Oreuon WrmlifrnniPra . I "'"""i. w' Wrmignll as base. V.
sociatlon. "In fact, I believe sales . Wilght will then study the local,
days will nij prices n shade letter , V'AW, , '""""I dep.wlts, while C.
than were rece v n.t venr. flmw. " "rigiu coiinerta inn geology oi tnu
Port Has 16.000 Me but Mutilans Coc
fldeat Tbsy Can Mold Off Amy
I OO.OOO Japanese Tore Numbtrs
au.ouo-viceroy Alexleff and fluff
Mad Narrew Bscspa from Capture.
8t.Ttrsljurg, May . It was offic
ially announced tonight that the Jap.
anrsa hare sucrled in ealnlnu a foot.
hold on the Liao Tung tenlrisula, land
ing forres at I'itsewo and at Cape Tar-
minai, 10 miles illstant, and liave cut
the line of communication with Port
Arthur. Not only that but Viceroy
A lex left, Grand Duke Boris and many
of the higher Kusslan officers in Man
churia narrowly escaped capture, or at
least being penned up in the beleagu
The nsns that the Japanese had ar
lived near I'itsewo was transmitted to
Port Arthur by a Itussian signal corps
officer, who sighted the Japanese trans
port fleet early on Thursday. lie Im
mediately notified the viceroy, and
preparations were at once made for the
quitting of Port Arthur by Admiral
Alexiefl, Grand Duke Ilorls and the
viceroy's staff, and in a bapgsge car
wore placed all important documents
ol Hie Matichurian
CITY WIIX iaIX.
sinking from 15 to 40 feet.
Hhould this vcutiirti prove n success
from n llnsnolttl standpoint, It la ex
peeled thousands of acres will Im re
claimed in this way when the largo
oleclrlc power plant on Kagle creek
shnll have been completed.
STOCK PK05PIIC1S AKD flOOD.
. J. Mlllls Vlsws lh Mane In llaslern
Uflrnndr 0. J. Mlllls, livestock
agent for the 0. It, A N has returiiel
from an extended tour to tbo Interior of
Oregon, wiiern lie cieied a vast csnp
Juneau distrirt, the work of Dr. A. O. I which bad lieen stored at army head-
nHincer in iwj;i, witli mat ol tlio qtinrtets in Tort Artliur.
sorry for It."
Kutchikan district, the work of Allrcd
II. IlrixikN In 1001. If the time pet
mils, some of the cnper and gold
mine Of Prince of Wales Island will bo
11P.AZII, I MUSTILR.
Peruvian Legation Complains ef AttUud
of llr Ncljhbcr.
Washington, May 11. In view of the
statement made by tlio Ilraxillan Irira-
tlon defining Ilratll's posltlnn In the
boundary dispute with Peru, the Peru
vian legation today made a counter
statement to tne following effect:
"Peru hits never admitted In Ilraill
any right whatsoever to the territory
actually In dispute. The treaty of 1851
contains no recognition In Ilraill rights
as alleged by the Ilraxillan legation.
i no treaty is one oi ninny and com
metro and made no reference as
Creamery Hurts at Top Limit.
Oregon City The Clear Creek cream
ery, located near this city, and oerated
by the armors on a co-operative basis,
Is being inn to Its full cspscltv, 000
P'ttinda of butter Mug churned In a
single day this week. Heveral new
cream rentes are being established and
the output of the plant Is leng in-,
created weekly. Many Clackamas
county farmers have liecn taken In dur
ing the last two weeka by a fakir who
la traveling through the Interior of tbo
i - 1...1...1 n it...- :"V"' .-' .. ""r-'v"""'""!
, f ., "v clalnird that butter can le made in a
and Crook counties, nud waa cott.Killetl fw ninu, nn, t lha MWfs Umo (!e.
to make the trip ncompleto on account i,,, crMm, K()r Mch rc,K, ,,10
of bad rtwda, as they aro Impassable In ,ln,M)th.tongue.I salesman collects 5.
inany places on account of spring wash-
outs and many brldgea are awepl away. , . .. , . .
Mr. Mllll. r.u.rt. ),. ..A ..... Land lluslness Slackens.
.... .-.,...-. .,.-...... ,. . r..1r.n .. f- ,. . ,, , ...... ' . as
pecta are very g.nsl nil through Kastrrn ",0 '' A rcjiort ol me business terruory now in dispute.
- .it .sit . .a. tr-mat-M)! ami lit fnalt ran.ltitM st lti I A rtrtllrw In lata ratAetai It
i.i ....... ).!. -.- f - .-.. Unltetl Ktatca land office at this idaco seem that the government of Ilraill. in-1 wlilcli they may he needed.
vi M..ni. ..tin .. iiiniii irfllH . . t. . .. . . . I . ... .'. .. . ' . , ....l.k .l.t. . .t a
The spring rains anil freshets ""ow" aiacaeiiing oi uie rtisu which stcao oi training lis policy in accord- ." "" ,-" iu mo nuuv
lias coniintied in mis nmce lor me iast ance witn vne provisions oi us eonsll- """'"""" """ """ "ow " s
two years. In which tlio working forte tntlon. which provides lor the settle-' t,,e "T wrvlce across Lake Baikal
of the office has been taxed to U nt- ment of International disputes by arbl
mnt in order to keep abreast of the tratlon, assumed a hostile attitude and
current wurk. For the month of April - ban taken steps by no means conductive
87 original homesteads, H final home-1 to the peace solution It has pledged It
steads and 65 final timber and stone eotf to seek.
proofs are reported, the cash receipts "The Ilraxillan legation's statement
The last wortl received from Port
Arthur came from the commandant.
Lieutenant Geneial Stossel, who stated
there was great confidence among his
men, snd he did not believe the Japan
ese could capture the fortress, even
though they Isndcd an army of J00,
000. The garrison is equipped with a
aiiiiicieni supply oi arms and ammu
nition and enough canned provisions to
isst iiiern for 1H months.
The Japanese army which has under
taken the investment of Port Arthur
numhsrs fully 30.000 men. General
Stossel has 10.000 to 16,000 men.
among them being some of the best
fighters in the Russian army.
It is admitted It will I necessary to
rail out the entire Itussian army re
serve, but this does not mean that they
are destined for Manchttrlan service.
They will Iw mobilised so that such
to the ' rooPB r needed by General Kouro-
pauin can be sent to lilm, and the re-
would niaintier will lie lield for eervlce for
Russian Troops Leaving Nfu Chwang
Cluna Sent to Llao Yang-.
Chofoo, .May 10. Passengers arriv
ing hero on the steamer Petrarch from
Nlu Chwang say that when they left
Win Chwang the Russians had com
menced to evacuate. Home gunii had
been taken from tbo fort and many
troops had already gone. In other re
spects. Nlu Chwang was quiet.
ine passengers understood before
their departure that the Japanese had
cut the railway, but they learned no
London, May 10. The Morning
Post s Bhanghal correspondent reporta
that Dalny was captured Friday, whilo
the Toklo correspondent of the Dally
Telegraph, cabling under iUi nt Hnn.
"Ualny was Invested yesterday."
The Dally Mail's correiondent at
Wu Chwang. in a disnatch dtl ifn
"Yesterday most of the Itussian
troops retired to Tashiliichao, and dur
ing the night most of the guns were re
moved from the fort and sent to Llao
Vang, whero all tlio Itussian forces are
concentrating. A conference of the
civil and military authorities wae held
this afternoon and it was decided to
prepare to leave at a moment's notice."
QRUAT ULOOM IN RUSSIA.
past, ino spring rains
have done, the work for the range, even
though they have swept away bridges
anil ruined many roads, ami ho also
thinks that the hay crop will be ahead
cf any for many years.
Hut the prices of stock are not the
liesl now, though a change la being
looked for soon. There la an overplus
throughout the country, too tunny stock
overywiioro. Oregon lias a good rnn
nnd this la established for the proneut
.'ear, and tlio stockmen wi'l I able to
hold the stock for letter prices.
Ah soon as tint roads will ttermlt, Mr.
Mlllls will complete tho trip through
the Intel lor.
Iielug 21, 342.27; total rah receipts,
Ices and commissions ?'.'U,l07.Uf.
has been resumed.
STILL FIJARS CHINA.
probatie Movement of tbe
Source of Anxiety.
St. Petersburg, May 10. Two offic
ial dispatches, calcinated to increase
the depression existing among all cir
cles In Kussia were given out last night.
From the point of view of the progress
of the campaign, the" most Important is
that regarding the capture hv the Jap
anese without opposition of Feng Wang
Cheng, on May 0. The second It.
uevaiis concerning tne itihed, wounded
and missing among the troops under
the command of Lieutenant General
Zassalitch, as the result of the fighting
on the Yalu. the number of which
totals 2,397 officers and men.
Now that General Kuroki is estab
lished at Feng Wang Cheng, the Rus
sians re putxled as to what move he
will make next. The fact that he sent
two companies to Daliandlapu Tbo. ten
miles northeast of Feng Wang Cheng,
might indicate his purpose to nrnrwd
along this road to Ting Chang Glen, 00
miles north from where he would
march due west to Liao Yang. This
would permit an effective flanking
movement, but it is not considered
probable, the likelihood being that he
will move along the road by which tho
Russians retreated toward Liao Yang.
to pick os sire.
Grand lodges I. O. O. F. and Rcbck
aim, Astotla, Mny 1710.
Farmers' Institute, Pcndloton,
Ktato Grange, Corvnllls, beglni
lutertsate oratorical contest,
land, May 27.
Kaatorn Oregon high school oratori
cal contest and track meet, La Grande,
Umatilla Pioneers' reunion, Pendle
ton, June 2"t.
General election, June 6
Annual reunion, Department of Ore
gon, U. A. It , Hood Itlvor, June 1517.
Linn county Pioneer AfsoclMluti re
union, llrownsvlllo, June 2224.
Northwest sortsmeii'a tournament,
Pcndloton, Juno 24 20,
Pioneer association reunion, Portland,
western division litate icnciiorn' as
itochitlon, Portland, Juno 20 to July 1.
P.asttiru Oregon G. A. U. encamp
ment, La Grande, July 14.
Boring: for Oil and Salt.
Independence A now corporation
lias been formed for the purosa of de
veloping the oil nud nnlt prospects on
the II. F. Whlteakor farm near this
plnco with it capital stock of $100,000,
Development was begun on this prop
orty more than a year ngo. A well
was sunk over 000 feet nnd woik
ntnpped for lack of liettor machinery,
Now innrhlnury will now Ik put on the
ground nnd the work pushed, Ilosldes
the oil Indications discovered so fur tho
wutor flowing from the borings made is
atrongly Impregnated with salt.
Union Sawmills to Start.
Ln, Grande The Casey sawmill nt
Illlgard, Or., n fuw nillirn from this city
will start Its tuiininor run Inn fow days.
Tho mill will cut 3.000,000 feat of turn
Ver this season. Tho Perry mill will
soon start on its run, Tho water In
tho Grand Rondo has been in fine shape
for tho bringing down of logs nnd nil
tho mills In Kastern Oregon will out
large amounts ol logs this summer,
Wheat Walla Walla, 73374c; blue
stem, 84c; Valley, 86o.
Parley Feed, $23.60 per tons rolled,
Flour Valley, $3.004.05 per bar
rel; hard, wheat straights, $4(34.25;
clears, M.K5G?4 10; hard wheat pat
cuts, $4 40(Ttt.70; graham. $3.604;
wholo wheat, $4(34.25; ryo flour,
Oats No. 1 white, I.17K1.20;
gray, $1.121.15 per rental.
Mlllsttiffs llran, $10320 per ton;
middlings, $25.60027; shorts, $20rt
21; chop, $18; IIiihmmI, dairy food, $10.
Hay Timothy, $16010 per ton:
clover, $10311; grain, f 11012; cheat,
Vegetables Turnips, 80c per sack;
rarrots, 80c; beets, $1; parsnips, $1;;
rnhhsge, 202,,4o; red cabbage, 2 c;
lettuce, Jieatl, 26M40o per ilox.j dull
flower, $3; celery, 7o00c; cucuuiliers,
$1.76; aoparagus, $1 26; peas, 405c
ier pound; rhubarb, 3c; bonus, grren,
lfle; wax, 20c; onions, Yellow Dan
vers, $2 60($3 por sack.
Honey $3(0 3.611 per case.
Potatoes Fancy, $1.26 1,60 per
cental: common, $131.25; new pots
toes, 3KQt4c por pound; sweets, 6c per
Fruits RtrawlMirrles, $2 per crate;
apples, fancy llahhvins and Spltien
bergs, f 1. 00(42,60 er box; choice, $1
31.60; rooking, 76$i.
Kggs Oregon ranch, 18c per dozen.
Iltittor Fiincy cronmory, 17K320o;
Iltittor Fat Bweot cronm, 10321c,
sour cronm, lUc.
Poultry Chickens, mixed, 12H3
13a per pound: springs, small, 18C4
20a; liens, 13d Ho; turkeys, live, 10
317o; droBsed, 18tt; ducks, $70(8 pur
dozou; got-HO, live, 738c per pound.
Cheese Full cream, twins, new
stock, 12 W & lUo; old stock, 10oj
Young Aincrl it, 14c.
Hops 1003 crop, 23 3 25o por
Wool Valley, 10Q17o; Kaatorn Ore
gon ll(14o; mohnir, 30c por pound
Hoof Dressed, I5G8c por pound.
Mutton Drcssod, 0(7o por pound;
spring lambs, 12o por round.
Veal Dressed, 0W7Kc per pound.
Tork Dressed, 7Q8o.
Russia Realizes Danger of Uprising- Since
tb Yalu Defeat.
Bt Petersburg, May 0. The effect of
upon the Chinese is being
that Peru took advatage of Ilrazil's
IPAIIItlN WITH llnllMla Ia bmI mil I it
...... ...... ..v,..,.. u ... .,.,,. i. ,7 n iiisaater w Ktissun arms
forces to the liratl waters of the rivers Yalu upon the Chinese i
uroa antl I'eru la unwarrantnl, and as watched with keen Interest and consid-
a rcrnviaii population always nas ex- erable apprehension. The Ruslsangov
Isted there as well as small gatrisons to' ernment appears to be satisfied with
preserve order. Peru today is detdious (he situation for the moment, antl Paul
of resorting to arbitration, without do Lessar, the Russian minister at Pekin,
mantling previous conditions, unneccs i waking daily reports to the foreign
sary to governments really wishing to office. The report received from the
reach a prompt, Just and pacific settle- minister today contained nothing die
ment of their differences. This she oin quieting.
offer as the best proof of her good faith The Pekin government, according to
and fiaternat sentiments towards her , RusUan rennrt. uihi tnu .nin. i.
RUSSIAN LOSS IS VUKY MBAVY.
Monday's Fight at Peng Wang Cheng
Resulted In 3,000 Casualties.
perfect good faith, and insists it is in
tent upon preserving neutrality. It is
turning deaf rr In ilia innail. f
antl-ltusisan leaders, who want China
to throw in her lot with Japan, and is
doing all possible to sttpptess antifor
elgn agitation among the people
Toklo, May 11. Last Friday, after
sharp tavalry skirmishes at Krhtaltsu, j Neverlhele-s, the Kusslan authorities
flantalsti antl otherplaces, a detachment regard China as a powder magazine.
oi miantry uoionging in itcnerai Kuro- They realize the dangei and necessity
kl's army took Feng Wang Cheng. for constant pressure. The danger of
The Russians, before retiring, ex, on anti-foreign movement throughout
ptoded tho magazine, but left Isiuo tl. CIiIumm .mnir. .ri.i. n.. t.
quantities of htMipltal stores, which nre for Russia, but for all tho powers, and
lielng used b.tt the Jitpaneso hospitals, j Russia haa at least tlnee times since
Refugees from the woods and small the outbreak of the war addressed the
vlllsges are surrendering. powers on the subject, the Isst time be
Tho Russians burled many of thoir ing leas than ten days ago. The
.i .. ... . . I answers receive! uniformly show a full
Natives In the vicinity of long Wang appiecintlon of the neetl of exercising
....K rat ". .uuminy itiu una a restraining Inlluenco on Ftikln, and
slaus tarried about 800 wotitulcd all tlm nnwr. m .n.nru.r.ttn.. t.iu
Liberty Bell Will O Sent.
Philadelphia, May 0. The Liberty
Rell will be taken to St. Louis. Roth
branches of the city council today
passed a resolution npotntinga special
joint commit too of 24 to escort the rov
through that place and that their casu
allies probably were above 3,000,
ALKI Ashore In Alaska.
Tort Townsond Wash,, May 11.
Steamer Cottage City, arriving today
from Alatkn, reports speaking tho
steamer AIKI ashore In Monzle'a bav.
wuora sue Krounueti wniie noriiibound, olittlonary relic, and appropriating
lijeaaillae ldil..ii IAIk 1.-1.4 IH a.aa.. m "
.iiT.ij muun nun iroigu.. me uot f id.uuu to tlolray tho expenses. The
titgo City could render no assh-Unce to start will be made early in June, but
the stranded vessel, nud it la tho opln before, tho old boll is placed in tho
Ion of Captain VUlla.o that her cargo Pennsylvania building it is proposed to
will have to lie lightered before the von j.ass through tho principal cities in the
sel can bo fit p, tot I, Tho AI-KI lies in a states and territories comprising the
protected position, and Is In no danger Inilsiana purchase. A tlto fair Phil
unlosa an unusual stoim should , mlolphia pollco will guard it.
Crops Are Destroyed.
Wichita, Kan., May 0. A telephone
message to tno Kagio front Camden,
Okln., states that a tornado started at
National Board Wtll Stt4 On cf fU
Members to Portland.
World's Fair Grounds, St. Louis,
May 10. The members of tbo govern
ment board of the Lewis and Clark ex.
position left for Washington today to
report upon the site offered for thetrav-
ernment buildings hy Henry E. Dosch.
commissioner general of the Lewis and
Clark centennial to the Louisiana
Purchase exposition. All but two
members of the government board were
present, and organized their board with
Theodore A. ningham, assistant secre
tary of agriculture, as chairman, and
Major William C. Fox, of the bureau
of American republics, as secretary.
Mr. Dosch offered the government
either the peninsula In Guild's lake or
a site on the higher ground overlook
Ing the lake with the rest of the Dulld
ings. The members of the board aro
in favor of the peninsula site, and will
tletail one of the memlwra as a repre
sentative to visit Portland and report
on both sites. Tho government build
ing, Alaskan building. Philippine
building, Hawaiian building, forestry
building and other insular buildings
will lie located at the same time. Mr.
Dosch, who served as commissioner
general for Oregon at the Chicago. Oma
ha, Uuffalo, Charleston, anil Osaka,
Japan, exposition la director of ex
hibits for tbe Lewis and Clark expo
sition, Is assured that aliottt two-thirds
of tho exhibits in the government build
ing hero will bo taken to Portland and
Mr. Dosch will bo requested by tho
board to select what exhibits he would
prefer. Tho Portland building, Mr.
Dosch rays, will lie ready November 1.
and exhibits from St. Louis removed
Murdered by Mexican Itandlts
Oaxnca, Mexico, Mny 11, Otlion
Qulnjano, the paymastor of tho Nation
nl railroad of Tehnuntepoc, wits assault
ed by flvo bnndits between Palo Mores
Helena and passed
lake, extending to
Aiva. it rut a
ami Piibo tie Dnquos. One bullet went swath six miles long and ono and a half
through his hotly and his head was cut miles wide, destroying crops nnd mime
n most n two with a machte. He buildings at Tlmberlake. Damaging
diod of his wounds. The bandits sot hall fell in that lnn tint ., iL..
away with between $2,000 and $3,000. were lost.
Shaw Draws Canal Warrant.
Washington. May 10. Rwn.ti.rv
Shaw this afternoon signed a treasury
warrant for $40,000,000, which will ho
turned ovor to J. P. Morgan & Co., of
Now York, as disbursing agents of this
government, on account of tho Panama
canal pttrchaso. This warrant is many
times larger than any warrant ever be
fore issued by this government. The
largest sum previously covered by a sin
gle government warrnrt was for $7,
200,000, paid to Russia In 1808 on ac
count of the purchase of the Alaskan
Severe Snowstorm In Colorado, "tL
Lcadvllle, Colo., May 10. Pevero "
snow storms have prevailed in tills vi
cinity for several days. There la about
three feet of anow In the hills but no
damage has resulted from the storm.
It is still snowing tonight.