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About The Lebanon express. (Lebanon, Linn County, Or.) 1887-1898 | View Entire Issue (March 17, 1893)
H. X. KIKKFATKICK. Publisher.
LEBANON... . OREGON
Fears of a Drought in the Salt
River Valley, A. T.
fflPRISONED IN i FOLDING BED.
Puyallop Indians Commence the Construc
tion of the First Railroad Built
by Indians In America.
Two of Oregon's Commissioners to the
World's Fair are women. , .
The Arisona House has passed the
woman-suffrage bill by a vote of 17 to 7.
Trouble Is reported at the placers in
the Henry Mountains, Utah, and an or
ganised warfare for the possession of
land has began.
Two schooners from Ban Diego have
been seised by Mexican cuBtoma office re
at Ban Qnintin and are held there pend
The report that Dr. Perry of the Penis
Irrigation Company, Ban Diego eonnty,
bad disappeared is denied hy his friends.
The report was started by the doctor's
The Bradstreet Mercantile Agency re
port twelve failures in the Pacific Coast
States and Territories for the past week,
aa compared with eleven for the previous
week and twelve for the corresponding
week of 1892.
The mill at the Virtue mine in East
ern Oregon is running night and day on
ore taken from the upper level. The
new pomp is fast clearing the mine of
water, and the prospects of the company
are very nattering.
The mat hioh-nnwnr nnmninir nlant
which will supply Tnma and Yuma
Heights with water, and which will irri-1
gaie 10,000 acres of land on the mesa
near mm, naa started no. ana tnat
ancuuu ia currespuoumgij nappy.
The Pnyallnp Indians havf commenced
the construction of the first railroad
bnilt by Indiana in this country. The
road will run through their reservation,
and is believed to be part of the Ureal
Northern and Union Pacific systems.
The Salt river in Arizona rose four feet
in two hours recently, showing that the
enow m me mountains is meuing rapio-
y. As yet no ram has fallen in the vat-
ley, though it is time for tbe rainy sea-
son to clow, and old timers to a drought,
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. Apache Indian counterfeiters have
been discovered in the Mogollorj Monnt-
counterfeit silver dollar. It was com
posed of lead washed with silver, but so
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imperfect that it could easily be de
Los Angeles complains that the South
ern World's Fair Lady Commissioners
have been snubbed by the Northern
Commissioners. They have been told
that they will have to pay their own way
to Chicago, while the Northern Commis
sioners aeeure passage tree.
The United Btates revenue cutter
Washington was so badly damaged by a
collision with Pennsylvania annex lerry
boat No. 8 tbat ehe sank in Government
bay, north of the Barge Office, New
Mrs. William Wilbur of Sowan, Ia.,
has been adjudged insane and sent to
an insane asylum. The immediate cause
of her mania was a graphic pulpit pict
ure of hell drawn in a sermon by bar
pastor, wnicn preyed upon tier mind.
It is now definitely settled that the
Hextcan International railway is to be
immediately extended from Durango,
Mexico, to the Pacific Coast. A anrvey
has been made across tbe Sierra Mad re
Mountains, the most picturesque and
important railway route in the Bepublic.
Mrs. . Griffith and her daughter
Minnie at Portland, Or., were impris
oned in a folding bed, and were nearly
a mothered before they were extricated.
A projection cruehfd Mrs. Griffith's
cheat. The two were in the trap an
nonr oeiore assistance came.
It ia believed that a chair of eonstitn- '
tional law will be endowed in connection j m? Pwer, full of fire, pugnacione, scorn
with the Chicago University, the salary ; ral sarcastic, denunciatory, passioanate
to be $26,000 a year, and ex-Prendent ; masterful.
Harrison will be invited to accept the According to foreign papers the Ameer
position and lecture at least twice a I0' Bokhara, who has been on a visit to
week to student of the Chicago Ed oca-1 tne ('Mr at Bu Petersburg, is seriously
tional Institute. i considering a proposition to surrender
A mining and development company j n" dominions over which Bosnia now
has been incorporated with a capital exercises a prot wtorate to tbat country
stock of $10,0 10,000. Tbe directors, and iaT 2600 000 ""h and an annual pen
their subscriptions to the stock are: ,0D ' $50,000, to be paid during the
John W. Mackay, $2,60l),0i:0; James L. j lifetime of himself and his son.
Flood, 2,4SM,000; James . Walsh. $10,- Fatti created a great sensation quite
000. The other directors are William j unpremeditated! not long ago while
Lyle and George E. Weils. It is stated j isnging in Milan. "Traviata" was the
the purpose of tbe corporation is to own, j opera, and just after rendering the pass
ecntrol and deal in mines, lands and i age "Amami, Alfredo," she started to
water rigb'a, and it is generally under- make an exit. But, treading upon ber
woo tne conipmy is rormea io mriner
develop the Comstock mine.
Edwards Lopes, one of tbe most noted
desperadoes on tbe border, having served
two terms in tbe penitentiary at Yuma
and a similar time at Hermoeiilo, has for
some time been confined in jail awaiting
exlradiVon papers to take him to Fron
treraa, Mexico, where he was wanted for
the murder of a prominent citisen. Be
cently six officers arrived to take charge
of the prisoner, and he was turned over
to them. When a few hundred yards
across tbe Mexican border the prisoner
vas tied to a post and riddled with bnl
lera. A brother of the dead desperado
has gone to bring the body to Bisbee, A.
T., for burial.
Nashville One of the Greatest Milling
Centers In the United States Al
abama Bituminous Coal.
England is worth $43,600,000,000.
Kansas beef is popular with London
ers. The Pennsylvania railroad owns 90,000
A hog trust is being organised in the
Canada has over 14,000 miles of rail
roads. Alfalfa teed is selling for $5.25 a bushel
Milwankee millers are not in the pro
posed big trust.
Oar manufactures in 189! were valued
Aluminium in 1869 cist $18 a pound;
now it costs 70 cents a pound.
English capital is finding opportuni
ties for investment in Florida,
Chinese cheep labor ia eeeking a mar
ket with aome aaeceee in Africa.
The (hipping; interest la depressed at
all the principal European porta.
The first cost ol the old Groton aque
duct of New York wae 112,600,(100.
The woman horse doctor la working
np a practice in several Eastern cities.
Buttons made of potatoes seem to be
cheap and good enough for ordinary use.
Bilk was first manufactured in the
United Bute at Mansfield, Conn., in
It is proposed to smntor 500 college
students aa guides during the World's
The greateit English landholder, the
unite ui Buinerland, owns l,3i,M)
English investments in American
breweries aggregated Decern her 1 tiU.-
False teeth are now made from nauer.
ana are saia to wear well and to hut a
Aluminium cooking ntenaila are just
coming on the market, and are likely to
During 1892 there were impor'ed into
the United elates 19,085,000 bottles of
Works for the manufacture of alnmin-
i inm cooking ntenaila are being erected
by an Illinois company.
Wallace Porter of Ashland, Wis., has
sold 00,000,000 ol pine stumpage to Chi-
cago ana Bb ixrais parlies.
Tobacco stems are selling for $1.25 per
100 pounds in Kentucky. 1'hey are used
in snnn ; also as lertuiiers,
Nine New Bedford (Mass. ) cotton mills
Isat year paid $718,000 in dividends, av
eraging 7.40 per cent on tbe capital,
There were 4,300,000 tone of bitumi
nous eoal mined in Alabama in 1891. In
lm tn, production wae 6,272,000 tone,
an increase of nearly 22 per cent,
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centers in the united Btates. It now
gr:od, mon than 7,000 barrels of flour
pgr day, ,nd i, constantly increasing it
Tbe largest sheep ranch in the world
is in the counties of Dimmit and Webb,
Tex. It contains upward of 400,000
acres, and yearly pastures from 1,000,000
to i.ow.uuu sneep.
Borne of the cotton mills in Booth Car
olina earned as high as 42 per cent on
tneir investments last year, and all
ail it was the most prosperous year in
the history of cotton-manufacturing in
PURELY PERSONAL. .
Prof. . E. Barnard of the Lick Ob
servatory often devotes twenty hoars oat
oi me twenty-lour to wort at the tele
scope and in the computing room during
It ia said that Robert Louis Stevenson
has been paid more tor his Polynesian
story now appearing in England than
same rmonnt of "eonv." The recent ro-
mora of Mr. Stevenson's ill health have
been contradicted. -
The little Crown Prince of Germany
promises to become aa daring and expert
a horseman as hia father is. lie races on
tbe Arabian pony the Hultan of Turkey
sent bimwith tbe Adjutant who gives
him riding lessons, aud almost invaria
bly wins. Discreet Adjutant
Gladstone has again surprised his
friends by a midnight speech in re
ply to Bandolnh Churchill. The aneach
of the Premier wae a splendid example
of tbe best style of parliamentarv debat-
gown, sue leu nesvuy to tne floor. The
audience became wildly excited, for fears
were entertained f iat thedivawaa badly
hurt. She soon rose to her feet, how
ever, and smiled in an unconcerned way
amid rousing npplaise.
General T. T. Eckert, who is to suc
ceed the late Dr. Norvin Green aa Presi
dent of tbe Western Onion Telegraph
Company, is a native of Bt. Olainville,
O., and 63 years of age. He began at
the bottom of the telegraphic ladder in
1849, bad charge of the military tele
graph at Washington during the war,
and upon the consolidation of tbe At
lantic and Pacific Telegraph Company
with the Western Union in 1881 became
General Manager of the new company.
BEYOND THE ROCKIES.
Salina Offers a Large Bonus for the
Capitol of Kansas.
TWO BORDER BANDITS CAPTURED.
Bard Times for Working People In New
York Bad Effect of Graphic
Pulpit Picture of HclL
The mining town of Oreede, Col., now
naa a population oi o.ooo.
A suicide club of fifty member has
men formed at ilridgeton, a. J.
It is now dsnied that a sole leather
trust has been formed at Boston.
Tbe present severe winter has been
bonansa for the Florida hotelkeepers.
The convict mining war troubles are
tnreatening to break out In Tennessee.
Missouri Commissioners are ordered
to raise the figures of railroad valuation.
Congress is to investigate the employ
ment of substitutes by department
Ansonia, Conn., is to have a sidewalk
made of imperfect pins and pin scraps
A Bt. Louis woman has applied for
patent to cover the processes of making
jsaaea .on tne recent school census
Connecticut's population is now 81,000
larger man u was in lauu.
Two more of the followers of Catarlua
liana have been captured by American
troops on tne lexas border
The Bethlehem Iron Works have been
awarded a contract for over $2,000,000
worm oi neavy armorpiate.
There has been unusual mortalitv
among toe animals In the New iork
Central Park "Zoo" this winter.
Not one Chinaman in Boston has reo
istered under the Gearv act. and oniv
one in the Bute of Massachusetts.
Allen G. Thurman has nronosed the
silver aouar lor a national Dank note ha-
ais as a solution of the currency question,
The Chicago and Northwestern rail
road will elevate all its tracks in Chicago
i ne expense, so it is printed, ol 124,-
Btrong anti-race meetings are heme
held in New Jersey in opposition to tbe
bill passed by tbe Legislature legalizing
A movement is on foot in Hoboken to
pat the Catholic nsrochial schools of
that city under the Fairbault system of
The Sayre election bill, which disfran
chises 40,000 negroes in the State, has
passea ine Aiaoama senate ana been
signed by tbe Governor.
Tbe citisens of Salina. Kan., have
pledged taou.uou and twenty acres of
land to the Btate for the removal of the
Bute capital to tbat place.
The people of Norfolk. Va.. are ar
ranging for great times during the ren
desvous of the navies of the world in
Hampton Hoads in April and May.
The topographical survey of Connect!
cat just completed shows its area to be
5,004 square miles or 340 square miles
greater man given oy some authorities.
The recent town elections in the Btate
of New York show that both parties re
tain practically their relative strength
ol last year In tbe Boards oi Supervisors.
The dam across tbe Colorado at Aus
tin. Texas, will cost $1,400,000. stand
sixty leet soove low-water, and will sup
ply n.mju-norBS power, besides the
Telegrams have been sent to Sneaker
Crisp, asking that the government open
the Clierokoe Btripor appropriate mouey
to feed the people who are starving
The colored teachers at Atlanta have
passed resolutions declaring their grati
fication because of the appointment of
Hoke Smith as a member of Mr. Cleve
The Massachusetts Legislature lias
made a iresh appropriation of $105,000
to he added to tbe considerable sum
already expended ior tbe extermination
of the gypsy muth.
Suburbans find an argument for an
nexation to New York in tbe fact tbat
some great money-lending corporations
are forbidden to invest m real estate out
side of New York city.
Btate Department officials at Washing
ton disclaim any knowledge of the re
ported defalcation in tbe office of Con
sul-General New at London. Tbey place
uu reliance in uie awry.
Although they will cost $1,000 aniece.
liquor licensee have been applied for by
3,300 people in Philadelphia. It is esti
mated that considerably lees than one
half tbat number will be granted.
Some of tbe unsalable World's Fair
coina have been bought by a New York
jeweler and made np into various arti
cles. A few have been made to serve as
lida to little parses of silver mesh.
The Michigan Gas Companv. engaged
in piping natural gas to Detroit, and the
Detroit and Mutual twligbt Company
were last week consolidated, the new
company having a capital of $4,000,000.
Last year generously disposed persons
in the United rtatea contributed in sums
of $111,(100 and upward no lets than $29,
061,927 for purposes of education, char
ity and popular entertainment in various
It is hard times for working people in
New York when potatoes are selling for
$1.50 per bushel, while pork or other
meat are one-quarter higher than last
winter. Wages continue low, and work
is very dull.
FROM WASHINGTON CITY.
Secretary Nuble Renders an 'Important
. Decision In a Caw Against the
Northern Pacific Railroad.
The Court of Claims has rendered a de
cision in the of case D G. Bwaim, Judge
Advocate General in Hie army, versus
the Gutted btates, for the recovery of
nan nis pay lor twelve years. The de
cision is adverse to General Bwaim.
The can has been pending in the Court
oi uiaiuis tor tne last two or three years.
The Secretary of tbe Treasury has
awarued tne contract lor banning a new
wharf and repairing the old one at
Tongue Bend near Astoria to Fostahend
i Sanderson of Astoria at $9,925. He
has also awarded the contract for bond
ing a galvanised iron storehouse at the
same place to Paqnet d Smith of Port
land for $1,796.
Postmaster-General Wanamaker has
mailed to each postmaster in tbe country
a circular recognising the important
service they have rendered as postman
tern under the administration of Presi
dent Hirrisnn and begging tbat in the
future they will continue their internet
in tbe postal service and study to pro
mote in every possible way its extension
Secretary Foster has amended bis re
cent circular issued regarding the killing
of fur-bearing animals in Alaska so as
to permit vessels other than revenue
cotters, as heretofore, to transport na
tives to localities where sea otter is
found. It also permits vessels having
on board ana-otter skins to file a mani
fest of snob skins at the first port of en
try in the United States.
When Senator Call introduced into the
Senate a joint resolution to suspend ap
proval of the lists of swamp and over
flowed public lands in Florida until
further action of Congress and asked for
its passage, Senator Mitchell ol Oregon
moved to insert the pr iviao that nothing
in the resolution should be construed
to extend to anv grants of land in anv
Bute or Territory except Florida. The
amendment was agreed to, bat the reso
lution went over.
Treasurer Nbecker. sneaking of th
drain of gold that baa been going on lor
the past year or mire, said it was lamely
the work of speculators on the New York
Stock Exchange. The export of gold
had the effect of bearing stocks. Hv
Belling the stocks and then exporting
gold the profit made on stocks not only
compensated for the freight charges,
insurance, etc.. on the gold shipped, but
left a profit. Then, too, as France and
Aus ria are In the market after eold.
specie found a ready sale on the other
Secretary Noble has rendered an im
portant decision in the case of A. H.
uaiton ot the Uoseman (Mont.) and d if
trict against the Northern Pacific Kail
way Cnmpanv. which overruled tne cel
ebrated Guilford Miller decision in one
important particular. The Aldler deci
sion held that lands within the Yakima
Indian reservation were not excepted
from tbe grant to the Northern Pacific.
and that when the Indian title to the
same la'ds became extinguished the
right thereto wonld inure tn the railway
company under its grant Tnis decision.
involving a portion of tbe Crow reserva
tion, holds In effect that the lands In
cluded within the technical reservation
at th date on which the grant becomes
effective are absolutely excepted from
the grant, and in the event of extinction
of Indian title they revert to the public
domain. The Commissioner's decision.
bolding Dalton's homestead entry for
cancellation for the reason that the lands
covered by it passed to the Northern Pa
cific road under its grant, ia accordingly
reversed. This decision directly and In
directly affects large tracts of land in
Montana, the Dakota, Idabo and Washington.
AIiBflflY v FUHHITUHE v CO.
H. R. Hyde,
-OF EVERY DESCRIPTION
We make a eneciultv of UNDERTAIfTXfl rilla on..u,i :i.
Baltimore Block, Albany, Or.
Farmers' and Merchants' Insurance Company
Hod. R. 8 STRAHAN,
'ti sf Jnstf oe of sapnme Court.
Hon. J. W. OtraiCK. P.i.ker.
11..P.J. K.WKATHKKI'uKli, Attorney.! Uw.
WKIT8MAN. Kq CanllalH.
niuamedc valley l.ann company.
polld... The Farjarj and W,SSZZS$ .. the "53 .To, Til
t e amrnint liunreil. Tte .nlmrlber. lo tl.r oapital .tw-k oonslsu ol la .Sun,m "h. u ubanf
NO !WO inirl.. Ulftt!' fourth., thlrrv iw niviu.tiav
Representative Burrows Introduced
resolution January 16, rectlng that war
claims to the amount ol $7,0oo,o00 were
pending haiora the department ; that it
was clmrged that many dunhtlul claims
were being allowed and calling ior a re-
: port. SdcrcUry Foster prepared for sub-
mission to Congress a reply to the reso
lution, setting lorrn mat me total Claims
pending in the Treasury Depart nmnt,
inclndiug the direct tax and the cotton
tax, amount to $174,H210H0, leas hy $.'),.
000,000 than the estimated amount al
lowed by Congreas. He recommended
that the so-called Bowman act, which
allows such claims to be referred try
Congi ess to th Court of Claims for ad
justment, be repealed.
Among th item contained In the
conference report on the sundry civil
bill are the following: Thirty thousand!
dollars for tbe marine hospital at Port
Townssnd, Wash. ; increasing the limit
of mat of the fan Francisco public
iiiilding to $2,500,000 Instead of $2,0. 0,
000 : making the limit of the cost of the
public building at Portland, Or., $75:1,
000 instead of $1,000,000 as provided by .
the Senate. The item of $6,000 lor the
Willamette river (Oregon) Hgbi house
and fog signals was stricken oat. Upon
the subject of public lands the omferrrea
agreed to 1200,000 instead of $100,000,
as it passed the House, and $100,00j, a
it passed the Senate.
EAST AND SOUTH
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