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THE OFFICIAL AND LEADING PAPER
HAS THREE TIMES THE CIRCULATION
OF ANY PAPER IN THE COUNTY.
OF GILLIAM COUNTY.
PUBLISHED KTRRV FRIDAY iV
SLOAN P. SHUT T,
F.dllor wnal Proprietor.
One yon (In artvantie)..... l fto
If not pxlU In advance , 1 W
SIR iniiutiia 1 oo
'liirtw montlm , 75
8.111(1 coolei ... , 10
Profeasiotial card 41 00 per month
One iqnare 1 60 per month
One-qnatter column J 60 per month
One half column.... 6 00 per month
One column 10 00 per month
Btuineat local will be charged at 10 cent per
line for first Insertion and 5 cenu per line there
after. Legal adTertlnementa will in all rase be
charged to the party ordering them, at legal
rate, and paid for before affidavit ii furnished
VOL. 4. CONDON, GILLIAM CO.. OREGON, FRIDAY. JUNE 2 1891. NO. g.fl
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wmirvwi mull RMICICT. .
Heert try ol Htatt-
Kocrolary of I reesiiry
Huvfelary of interior
huiiretarr of War...i,u,i.A.
Hacreury ol Navy
tttvretary of Agriculture.
A 1)1. At K. HTRVKNMIN
John J. Cari.iri.r
PaNiri. rt. IA MONT
..Ull.AKY A. HkRHKMT
WllJlON S. BlWiKI.L
..J Htkrumu Morton
State of Oregon.
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BncrdUrv of Htale i W. MiiHrior
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bupl. of rubllu Instruction K. 11. MuKlhov
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Seventh Juillelal Dlstrlet.
Circuit Jiilg W. I Hkakhaw
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Clerk i. .....
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rdvio 'I KitirluU-aleut..,
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...W. W. Striwrr
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l' ill 011 Pari Ho Hallway Tim Card.
Tr.Um arrive and leave Arlington a follow.:
Trnln No. 3. tut mall, arrive hi Arlington at
I '.'Jti A. M.
Train So. 1, fat mail, arrive .1 Arlington at
I as a m.
y Only one train a day.
Iicpinrrtrnln S'im. a and 10 have dUoontln
tii? I the run lo Arlington, but mkn riot rou.
Uio . If Jim with No. I and I at Willow. Junction.
T.ir iii(b in ket. Mild and biwin cbei'ted
througu to all pot 11 u la the Uultrd Htate. and
3. COLLINS Ticket Agent.
A K. A A. M.-MT. MUKIAil M'iXIK. Mo. Vb
J, Hiatml nommiiiilr.tloiin on HatHrday even
lK 011 or Ix f ire full miMiu ol each month. Bo-
Ioiirulnv brethrou iu Hlatandiig are cordially
uvlf .l to atti-ud. W U WIIXOX, W. M.
J. II. II udron, Secretary. -
jHUN0T0N-KO8!ll. OAII.V HTAKK MSB.
K. A. Nloit. l''orlor.
fARR fHlttt AMUNUTOtCro
rou'l ti 00 Heturii. I0 00
M.) lie ft tW .Ke'urn, 9 00
Ciiiidoii 4 00 Return, 1 60
Clem 8 00 Return, 6 00
OluR. 00 Return. S 00
l.-arc Arllnit 011 every morning (Sunday e
copied! mil 01 Ink. I. due at Uoudon Mir. II.,
and .rrlvin at Koall at 7 r. M.
Coinfurtaule toaolie. and careful, experienced
jl'r : ;
' Af F. LUCAS, County Clark,
-pom Ait Ltwtxi or
LAND AND NOTARY BUSINESS
lit a neat and careful mauner.
I 1 J.MJuN I.ONK KOCK OAII.V HTAOK LINK.
I. M. Illnehari, Proprietor.
l eave Condon every morning (Htinday
rcii.l) a' l . o'flm k, and arrive at Lone Rock
at U M., via Matuey ami Lo.t Valley.
rare, 2.00.' Hound Trip. 3 BO,
H. J. J. HOOAN
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
ortlrc Orrtou ave., Iietweeu Catbolto Church
tnl realdeuce ol p. r. Bhutt.
jyi. z. T, D0D80H,
' Phyiician and Surgeon,
, Condon, Or.
A t present can be loiitid on my ranch at Hay
Cruok lluuo, tea mile north of Condon.
n. j. 11. HtUHOS,
Physician and Surgeon,
Onico and renldence in the Wiley Miller re.l-di-ni
e In Smith Condon.
CU promptly attended to day or night.
t W. 0AUI.INO,
Attorney at Law,
Notary Public and Conveyancer,
rollwtlnini and Inotiranw. Term reasonable.
Oiliw In rear of po.lolllce building, Main atreet.
W. n. Kill'. J W. Dawaon. T. K. I.yona.
L1.I3, BAW80N & LYONS,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Ofllcc Rt Hoppner and Condon, Oregon.
J5imVt nwer and an bonent opinion, write to
MHN CO.." 80 have had BearlrtlKy yearf
I" " "."...VYitk .t.nt huaineu. Commanlea-
nrlTATIV A PATENT f rot
tain them en to rZZZ
lo. 'SSSSrVSm A Co. receive
...iXi iiotlnelnthe HclentlHo Amerlema, and .
f P?,. LT bmuaht wWe y before the pnMlowlth
tlu.a ?Il?'i.L J- Tble lulendid paper.
out ccj" .nuatnted. ha. bf far the
""" '52": ". iiilii nrk In tha
2.1 otBta, Jivarv numoer oontaina eeau
WP''.filfSrinfn. and Bbotoeravb of new
tnSie. with pln. nw,n S,now
t.!?M naud ouTeontraM. Adore.
CO NW YOUK, 3i BWkABWAT.
u,.IIAin. KllltlOD. Hiom-Mij, T"-"
' Intere.t Will be I'ald.
Mii.waukkb, Wim. A Dienilt!r o( the
Nortliern raciflc bomlholdure' com mi t-t-e
la authority for the utatenient that
intorfflt will m paid on the first inort
uago ttonds. He nays that the intereMt
has been earned, and that while the re
ceivera have been obliged to pay prefer
ential claims and have not the canh on
hand to meet the interest they will be
jtiritifled in borrowing the money, and
the-committee will undoubtedly sanction
this action and even asist in securing
the money. It is raid that the Northern
Pacific consolidated mortgage bondhold
ers' committee will meet this week to
inaugurate chantrea in the nersonnel of
certain departments of the company's
Treaty Hlghta Infringed.
Pakih. M. de l'Oniel has announced
his intention of introducing into the
Chamber of Deputies the question of the
British treaties with China, Italy and
Belimtm, allt'trlnc they are a violation of
the French rights and existing treaties.
Is Temps says it is not so much the
Anglo-Congo treaty as the fact that Eng
land wishes to establish a bull'er State
between the eventual possessions of
France and Great Britain in Central Af
rica, following the example of the Siam
ese buffer State. According to I-e Temps
4 1 1 . .1 . I , L. . 1 1 , III
tncrv in umiKer inu vimt r.iiKiuiiu win
ultimately absorb the Upper Nile region.
' Trlat of Lieutenant Maiwell.
Omaha, Nun. The trial of Lieutenant
Marcus Maxwell by court-martial for
abeence without leave and for duplicat
ing his pay accounts was resumed at
tort umaha. I.I l tie of interest was de
veloped. Maxwell was an important
witness for Lieutenant Maney, but lie
will not be allowed to go to Ht. Paul un
til his own trial is ended. It was when
returning from the Maney trial that
Maxwell disappeared and his paychecks
were duplicated. ,
IS THE DE8T.
Tl e Onlv MMi-hlne that will few BACKWARD
well aa FORWARD without Mopping, (julet,
Llglil-KnnnluK, adjustable lu all It part.
WE SELL TO DEALERS ONLY.
. Correspondence Hollelted. .
UNION MANUFACTURING CO ,
WN. PITEK, Owner,
SALT LAKE, DENVER,
Omaha, Kansas City,
CHICAGO, ST. LOUIS
. AND ALL '
I DAYS to
Uflliro Qnickest to Chicago
liUUI 0 and the East.
llniiro Q"''li,ir to Omaha and
I1UUI 0 Kansas City.
ThrouRh Pullman and Tourist
. Sleeper;, Free Reclining cnair
Cars, Dining Cars.
. S. H. II. CLARK, )
, OLIVER W. MINK,
, K. KLI.KRY ANDERSON, VRfeelvent,
john w. doank,
krkukrk: k.coOdkrtJ 1 ,
For rate, or genera Intoruiation call on or aridrem
. W. H. IIUKLBUKT,
' " : . At. Oen. Pa. Agent, .
S4 Whahlniton Bt onr. id. PORTLAND OR
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Clever Scheme to Land Foreign-Born
THE LAKE CANAL QUESTION.
Much Comment Kegardlng tha Attltode
, of T aroma Superintendent of School
lo Selecting Teachers.
Tacoma, Wash. There has been much
comment of late regarding the attitude
of School Superintendent James in re
letting teachers. Some of those, inter
ested believe Mr. James is too fond of
young and inexperienced women teach
ers. The principals also have a griev
ance. They seem to think Mr. James
does not consult them sufficiently in
making selections of teachers and in
carrying out the school work. They held
a meeting recently and notified the Su
perintendent of their views, and he is
understood to have replied that he had
not intended to act without their advice.
There is no doubt about the existence of
dissatisfaction among interested persons
as regards the present school manage
ment. The opposition to the removal of
Superintendent tiault still asserts itself,
and (iault's friends feel that the high
standard bf Tacoma public schools ex
isting at the time of his resignation is
not now being kept up. The principals'
objections are being considered by the
School Board. They oppose further re
ductions in the salary of grade teachers
on the statement that the Seattle prin
cipals will do it, which statement thev
say m erroneous, lliey oppoue me al
iened interference of Superintendent
James in school work. When this mat
ter takes form before the public it will
create a lively discussion. In order to
secure a change of policy an increase of
School Directors to one for each ward is
KOK X IV-CKNT FA UK.
Man Kn.ncl.co Will Cialn a Park If the
Sax Frakcihio, Cal. A big mass
meeting was held here, at which citizens
demanded that the Southern Pacific
Company, which controls most of the
street railways in the city, grant a
6-cent fare from the ferries to the ocean.
Adolph Sutro, the millionaire philan
thropist who is said to own one-tenth of
the entire area of San Francisco, has
offered to give his famous Sutro Heights
property overlooking the ocean for a
public park, provided the fare to the
beach is reduced from 10 to 5 cents.
Sutro values the property at $1,000,000.
The meeting adopted long resolutions
relative to the bill now pending in Con
gress to refund the Southern Pacific rail
road debts, making there obligations
payable in 100 years, with interest at 2
per cent. The preamble declares that
such legislation would rob the people of
the United Mates and practically
amount to a gift of (76,000,000 to the
Central Pacific Railway Company; that
under the law s of California the individ
ual stockholders are personally liable.
LAKE CANAL QUESTION.
Offer of Fund to Dig It by the Brewing
and Malting Company.
Seattle, WASH.The Lake Washing
ton canal matter again came up for dis
cussion before the Chamber of Commerce
at its meeting recently, and the offer
made by the Seattle Brewing and Malt
ing Company to give $30,000 in thirty
monthly installments toward the work
was discussal at some length. Some of
the members were in favor of widening
the present canal for the purpose of low
ering the lake, thinking that this was
hardly the time to build a ship canal.
The offer was made for a ship canal only,
however, and others thought the work
could be accomplished by home capital.
The matter was referred to the permanent
Lake Washington canal committee, con
sisting of I). II. Uilman, S. L.Crawford,
A. P. Mitten, George H. Heilbron and
C. D. Stimson, with a request that they
investigate and report promptly.
: A Bather Unexpected Order.
San Francisco, Cal. Orders have just
been issued from army headquarters for
the movement of the following batteries
of heavy artillery : Batteries B and M,
Fifth Artillery, now at the Presidio and
Fort Mason, to proceed June 9 to Fort
Canby ; Battery I, now at Alcatrax, to
go to Fort Mason. Of the two batteries
now at Fort Canby - one goes to the
Presidio and one to Alcatraz. These
changes are generally made every two
years, and these latest orders were
wholly unexpected and have caused con
The only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder. No Ammonia; No Alum.
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
Yakima county will ship 600,000
pounds of wool from Prosser this year.
The Everett paper mill has made an
other large shipment of paper to Aus
tralia. Whitman county's slice of the State
school fund is quite liberal. For its
8,412 children it receives $46,002.
The Oakesdale Council is being ur
gently petitioned not to reissue any liq
uor licenses to the town's saloons.
A survey is being made by a detail
from Fort Walla Walla for an accurate
contour map of the military reservation.
Receiver M. A. Sawtelle of the Port
Townsend National Bank has paid out
the 30 per cent dividend authorized re
cently by Comptroller of the Currency
James li. Eckels'.
I). A. Mitchell has sued the Tacoma
Railroad and Motor Company for $5,000,
as the reoult of injuries sustained by his
little daughter, Edna, in an accident two
Fruit growers in the Walla Walla Val
ley are a good deal worried at the pros-
ttM't fnr Mfarna lifln in tha ri. L in.. u.n
son. Few inquiries are being made for
Tha Parrtiara' AlliannA mnA Tn.liiHl,.,!
Union is preparing to build a flouring
mill at some point in the Palouse coun
try, having a daily capacity of 150 bar
rels. The location is not yet decided
upon, but it will be either Garfield, Pull
man or fia.kearla.lA. Thev hava . nmm.
sition from a Minneapolis firm to put in
the machinery, the Alliance to furnish
the building for $12,000 in three equal
- I i T . " , 1 .
annum pay menu, it is nopea 10 pro
cure a bonus from one of three towns
mentioned to assist in making the first
The Secretary of the State Land Com
mission has been instructed to notify
the local tide-land appraisers of Mason
county that in compliance with the de
cision of the Supreme Court in Smith vs.
ForreHt the board must proceed immedi
ately to survey and plat natural oyster
beds. This is a step toward the reser
vation of such beds. The Land Com
missioners by law must receive applica
tions from purchasers of tide lands, un
less the same are shown to be natural
oyster beds, and plats filed by local tide
land appraisers are only evidence to
prove the status of all such lands. Local
tide-land appraisers have thus far neg
lected their duty, which, if persisted in,
may result in the loss of tide lands which
should come within the reservation.
The party that recently went to the
Bohemia mines country to search for
the bodies of the two men who perished
in that vicinity a few months since has
been unable to find them, and intend
returning, It is now the opinion that
the bodies will not be recovered before
the last of June, as the snow still lies on
the ground from ten to twenty-five feet
The Linn County National Bank,
through the receiver, II. M. Beall, has
brought an injunction suit against the
city of Albany to restrain the city gov
ernment from paying the city warrants.
It is alleged that the city has been pay
ing the policemen cash tor city warrants
of recent issue, and that the old war
rants, some of which are held by the
bank, have not been paid. It will prob
ably be made a test case.
During the past few days there has
been a marked improvement in the run
of salmon, and the average catch per
boat is much above the average at this
season of the year. This fact may be
due to the comparatively long spell of
warm weather which has prevailed for a
month past, or possibly the long-expected
four-year run has materialized.
The fishermen and others interested in
the canning business are not, however,
particular as to the cause of the plenti
ful supply, and are happy in the knowl
edge that all the boats are doing well.
Four of ilapgood's men the other day
caught exactly 2,000 pounds of fish, or
an average of about twenty each, and
many other hauls equally large are re
ported. Considerable excitement has been
caused in the vicinity of Medford during
the past few days by the result of a partial
clean-up of the Miller placer mine, situ
ated about five miles west of that city.
This mine was recently purchased by
Portland parties, and between $12,000
and $1,3,000 has been taken out as the
result of the past winter's run. A par
tial clean-up of the Sturgis mine, about
twelve miles from this city, which was
finished last week, produced $30,000 in
yellow metal for its owners. These mines
are considered two of the best placer
mines in Southern Oregon, and the re
sult of the clean-up of both has been
watched with interest by mining men
all over the State. The Miller mine com
prises 240 acres, all of which is consid
ered as good as that worked in the past,
only two acres of which has been touched
during the last eight years. The mine
has been run with only one giant, and
the present company is making arrange
ments to put in two more giants, as there
is plenty of water to run that number
during the winter season.
Honors World's Fair.
An Estimate of the Different
Bands of Coxeyites.
BIMETALLIC LEAGUE WANTS.
It Paae Resolution A galn.t the Pre
nt Currency Sy.tera Favor Free
Coinage of Silver and Gold.
Wabhikqtok, D. C The Bimetallic
League has considered the report of the
Committee on Resolutions. As finally
adopted they declare the league is unal
terably opposed to the further issue of
interest-bearing bonds ; that before cast
ing their votes for Congressmen the
members of the league will require as
surance of adherence to the free coinage
of silver and gold at 16 to 1 and a pledge
that, u a bill providing lor such coinage
is passed by Congress and vetoed by the
President, they will work and vote to
pass it over the President's veto; that,
if the election of President is thrown
into the House, they will vote only for
the person in favor of free coinage ; de
nounce the present system of national
banks as the monumental monopoly of
the nineteenth century; recommend the
enactment of a system of currency that
win insure a per capita circulation ol fou
to be made up by the free coinage of sil
ver and gold at 16 to 1 and the issue of
treasury notes ; assert that the discon
tinuance of the issuance of silver money
and the repletion of the treasury by
bond issues is burdensome on the masses ;
declare that it is the duty of the Secre
tary ol the Treasury to coin the bullion
now in the treasury and to pay interest
on the public debt with silver, and de
mand the issue of $450,00(1,000 of non
interest notes of small denominations.
Speech-making was the order of the day.
Colonel Fiske of Denver advocated the
building by the government of a rail
road from Pittsburg to San Francisco.
and later one to the South, as a means of
assisting the people. The convention
adjourned sine die.
Careful Estimate of the Different Band
of Coxeylte on the Way.
Washington, D. C Representative
Davis and H. E. Taubeneck have been
making a careful estimate of the differ
ent bands of Coxeyites on the way to
Washington City, and claim that there
are 5,000 men tramping or riding on
boats and borrowed trains toward the
capital. Mr. Davis does not believe in
the wisdom or efficiency ol the move
ment, and has written a magazine arti
cle in which he points out that the move
ment is a result ot currency contraction
and summarized it as " organized want."
If the eovernment should yield to Cox-
ey's demands, other armies would march
on the capital with other demands, and
the result would be government by the
multitude. The remedy for the present
state of business he finds in the ballot,
which he defines as recorded opinion.
"No Coxeyites have come from Kansas,"
he said in a conversation on the subject,
" because Kansas has expressed herself
properly by her elections, and Nebraska,
which is largely a Populist State, has
contributed no more than seventy-five
men." By imprisoning the leaders, he
says, the authorities have made a swan
out of a goose. The chief danger from
the movement, he thinks, will develop
next fall, when the weather becomes too
cold for men to camp outdoors. Then
he looks lor trouble.
BATTLE WITH OUTLAWS..
Two Membera of tha Dalton Gang Taken
El Reno, O. T. Two men supposed
to be members of the Dalton gang, of
train robbers passed through El Reno
the other day, traveling eastward. The
Sheriff telegraphed to the little town of
Yukon to intercept and arrest them. A
posse quickly organized, and when the
train robbers made their appearance
they were atacked. The defense was
quite as hot as the attack, and a running
tight ensued. One man, Mr. Farrish.
was shot in the groin. The bullet passed
entirely through him. He is not ex
pected to live. An old man named Nel
son was shot in the forehead, but not
dangerously. A number of other per
sona were wounded more or less severely
during the skirmish, among them a mah
named Snyder, who was shot in the face
and will die. One of the robbers was
shot and captured, but resisted to the
last, and several of his captors bear cuts
and bruises on the head, which he made
with his six-shooter. The other robber
escaped, but is supposed to have been
hit two or three times, one bullet taking
away a portion of his lip and one strik
ing him in the head. The one captured
is not known here.
The Loa at William. port.
William k port, Pa. The total losses
here as estimated by conservative men
are $3,000,000. This includes $1,500,000
on logs, $250,000 on sawed lumber and
the balance on property throughout the
city. Mayor Elliott has called a public
meeting to take action looking to the
care of the homeless. Probably fifty
houses along the water front were ren
dered uninhabitable, and the families
are being caredfor by the more fortu
nate. It is estimated that the homes of
10,000 people were invaded by the water
and are in stu n a damp and unhealthiul
condition as to make them undesirable.
Those who lived above the flood line are
not allowing the unfortunates to suffer.
There iB an ample supply of provisions,
and the city is not in want.
WASHINGTON CITY. NEWS.
The Senate Committee on Indian Af
fairs has authorized a favorable report
on Wolcott's bill for the opening to set
tlement of the Uintah and Uncoinpah
gre Indian reservations.
The Secretary of the Interior has for
warded to the War Department a re
quest that troops in New Mexico be di
rected to arrest Navajo Indians, as a re
port to the department says they are off
the reservation and committing depreda
tions. The House Committee on Indian Af
fairs has decided to grant the request of
the Osage Indian delegation, which ap
peared before it recently, to detach the
(sage reservation from Oklahoma and
attach it to the Indian Territory. An
amendment to accomplish this will be
proposed in the Indian appropriation
The National League for the Protec
tion of American Industries is opposing
items of the Indian appropriation bill
for the support of parochial schools.
amounting to nearly $400,000. Among
them are the St. .Boniface, Banning. Cal.,
$12,500 ; Holy Family. Blackfoot. Mont.. .
$12,500; St. Igna'ins, Jocko, Mont.. $45,-
000; Kate Drexel, Umatilla, Or., (6.000.
Representative Doolittle of Washing
ton has introduced a bill to appropriate
$100,000 for ascertaining the subterra
nean water supplies in the States of
Idaho, Montana, Washington and Ore- v
eon lying east of the Cascade Mountains
and ascertaining the localities at which
artesian water can profitably be dug. It
is proposed to have the work done by
the geological survey.
Representative Hermann has secured
an opinion from the Attorney-General
which declares that the fresident can
release any portion of a forest reserve.
The question was raised in connection
with the Bohemia mining district in the
Cascade reserve. The land office has
prepared a proclamation, to be submitted
to the President, restoring several town
ships in the mineral district. The Pres
ident will sign the proclamation soon.
Mr. Outhwaite's report on armor-plate
investigation directs the Naval Commit
tee to proceed immediately with the in
vestigation. It is to cover ail the work
done by the Carnegie Company since its
government contracts began. One thou
sand dollars is available for the use of
the committee in prosecuting its work.
Power is given to summon witnesses,
administer oaths and secure the produc
tion of books and papers. The House
adopted the report.
Enloe has introduced a bill to repeal
the civil service act. - In the act creating
the commission, it is stipulated there
shall be three Commissioners at certain
fixed salaries, and this act still remains
in force. It was the intention of the
House to make it ineffective, but the
mere failure to appropriate money does
not do so. The Commissioners conclud- '
ed to perform their duties and appe 1 to
the Court of Claims lor the remunera
tion fixed for their service by law.
C. H. J. Taylor,, the colored Kansas
man over wLose confirmation to be Re
corder of Deeds for the District of Co
lumbia there has been a spirited debate
in the Senate, has been confirmed, the
vote standing 34 to 15. There were no
speeches made beyond a few remarks by
air. mil to the ettect that the Demo
cratic party platform on the subject of
home rule should be observed. Ihe di
vision of the vote was not over party
lines, but lavlor received a larger per
centage of Republican votes than at first
Delegate Joseph of New Mexico has
introduced a bill to authorize the explo
ration and purchase of the mines within
the boundaries of private land claims in
all Western States. The bill, if enacted
into law, would give any citizen of the
United States qualified to make entries
of public land a privilege of entering
upon auy territory embraced within any
land claim confirmed by the Court of
Private Land Claims and in taking up a
mineral claim. Before making such
claim the locator must tender the owner
of the land $2.50 per acre for it.
Chairman Reilly of the House Com
mittee on Pacific Railroads has intra- '
ducedabillto amend the act creating
an auditor of railroad accounts. It pro
poses an improved system of bookkeep
ing between the government and the
railroads which have received govern
ment aid and are under contract to per
form services for the government in part
payment therefor. He proposes that the
railroads shall transmit to the Commis
sioner of Railroads duplicates of all bills
for services rendered the United States,
and accounting officers of the govern
ment shall notify the Commissioners of
their action on all the bills.
In the Senate Senator Walsh, referring
to a dispatch from St, Paul saying the
locomotive engineers had adopted a res
olution condemning him for introducing
a bill to punish with twenty years' im
prisonment the obstruction of trains
carrying mails, said he had introduced
no such bill. He had introduced a bill
for the protection of the mail, but he
had no intention of having it apply to
engineers. He then introduced an
amended bill, which provides that per
sons robbing, attempting to rob or ma
liciously obstructing trains shall be lia
ble to a penalty of twenty years' im
prisonment. Kyle has introduced a resolution in
the Senate calling for non-intervention
in Hawaiian affairs. It reads: "That
it is the sense of the Senate that the
United States shall not use force for the
purpose of restoring to the throne the
deposed Queen of the Sandwich Islands,
or for the purpose of destroying the ex
isting government ; that, the provisional
government having been dulv recognized,
the highest international interests re
quire that it shall pursue its own line of
policy; that intervention in the political
affairs of these islands by other govern
ments will be regained as an act un
friendly to the government of the United