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VOL. 7. HOOD RIVER, OREGON, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 29, 1895. NO. 27.
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THEY ARE NOW THREATENED
WITH A FAMINE.
Armenians Estimate the Losses at Ana
tolia Alone at Fifty Million and the
Number of Victims at Forty Thou
sandThe Fleets Gathering.
Constantinople, via Sofia, Nov. 28.
Now that matters seem to be quiet
ing down here and in the Asiatic prov
inces, people are beginning to form es
timates of the amount of damage done
and the number of lives lost durirjg the
recent disturbances. Well informed
Armenians estimate the losses through
the events which have just taken plaoe
in Anatolia alone at $50,000,000, and
the numebr of victims are 40,000.. Of
oourse these are Armenian estimates,
but there seems good reason for believ
ing that the property destroyed, the
number of lives sacrificed and the ter
rible outrages committed are far be
yond anything hitherto estimated or
But this is not all. People compe
tent to pronounce an opinion upon the
subject say that, with the ooming of
winter, there will be many more
deaths from exposure and famine, and
that .even the prompt collection of re
lief funds, food and clothing cannot
avert much loss of life and great suf
ering. Famine is threatened in a
number of districts, and there seems to
be no way of preventing it.
The powers instead of ordering their
fleets away from Turkish waters, as
. the sultan earnestly requested, seem to
be determined upon keeping them in
the vioinity for an indefinite . period.
A portion of the British Mediterranean
fleet, will soon leave Salonica bay for
Smyrna, where the powers are muster
ing their fighting ships. The warships
of Great Britain, expeoted to rendez
vous at Smyrna this week, will consist
of nine battleships, four cruisers and
four smaller boats. The rest of the
Salonioa bay fleet will, it is expected,
remain off that port for the present,
ready for any emergency.
France has already at Smyrna one
battleship, two cruisers and two
smaller ships. Italy's flag floats from
two battleships and , two cruisers and
four small craft in the waters of Smyr
na. Russia has two oruisers on the
way to Smyrna, in addition to a pow
erful fleet cruising in the Western por
tion of the Black sea. The United
States has been represented at Smyrna
by tvro cruisers, and Germany has one
small gunboat there, but it is rumored
that two German battleships are on
their way. Austria has off Smyrna
one battleship, tw9 oruisers and two
small gunboats. Of oourse, this is not
a "naval demonstration. " It is sim
ply a concentration of the foreign fleets
at a point agreed upon apparently be
tween the powers.
A Boston Undertaking.
Boston, Nov. 28. A meeting at
tended by over 1,000 persons, among
whom were many Boston society peo
ple, was held in the Bijou theater to
day to organize the movement for ele
vating the stage. Henry A. Rogers
presided. He stated that the plan was
to lease some theater .in Boston for a
short season and give a series of theat
rical performances, probably three a
week, for two weeks. The plays are
to be selected from the Frenoh, Italian
and German schools. The profits, if
any, are to be devoted to charity.
Another New World's Record.
Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 27. The
Coliseum at Nashville, this city's new
enterprise, was inaugurated tonight
with the breaking of a world's reoord.
L. D. Barret, of Lincoln, Neb., rode
two miles unoaoed in 4:49 1-5. The
reoord was 4:64, made in January by
Starbrough at Madison Square Garden.
A nother Victim of Football.
Memphis, Nov. 26. George Phelan,
son of the late Representative Phelan,
died at the university . of Virginia,
Charlottesville, today from injuries re
- ceived in a football game yesterday.
" He will be buried here.
England's Answer Regarding Venezuela
to Be Delivered to Bayard.
London, Nov.- 27. The Marquis of
Salisbury, it is understood, has com
pleted his reply to Secretary Olney's
note regarding Venezuela. The mar
quis was busily engaged upon it dur
ing the most of last week, and numer
ous papers dealing with the subject
were sent to the Hatfield house from
the foreign office. It is expected the
answer will be delivered to the United
States ambassador, Thomas F. Bayard.
No Further Proposals.
London, Nov. 27. Nothing is known
at the colonial office here of the alleged
statements of ,the administration of
British Guiana that the imperial gov
ernment is preparing to assert its rights
by arms. Newspapers reaching- here
say the legislature of that colony had
been aoquiesoent to the proposals of the
secretary for the oolonies, Mr. Cham
berlain;; to increase the colonial force
by two inspectors and another Maxim
gun, the legislature also notifying the
government that it is prepared to vote
anything the colonial seoretary consid
ered neoessary for the defense of the
oolony. ' i,No further proposal, how
ever, has been made by the imperial
government There has been no change
in the boundary dispute, and the gov
ernment, it is added, will not tolerate
Venezuelan aggression beyond the
Schombergh line. Otherwise it is
stated that the warlike statements
printed in certain newspapers are not
founded on facts.
Senator Hill's Lecture.
Milwaukee, Nov. 28. Senator Hill
was greeted by an audience of 400 peo
ple at his first appearance as a publio
lecturer in this city tonight. The
prices of admission to the theater were
too high, and that is given as the ex
planation of the small audience. The
audience consisted mainly of old-line
Demoorats, who entertained the sena
tor during the day. The lecture was
on the subject of "Liberty," its under
lying idea being" that the safest road
of liberty and government was that
which did not interfere with individ
ual liberty, and did not attempt to leg
islate in matters of personal customs
and habits. It was an elaboration upon
a former speech he delivered in New
York, explaining why he was a Demo
crat and why every true lover of liber
ty ought .to be a Demoorat. He spoke
at length of the Monroe doctrine, of
which he showed himself to be a
strong adherent, and proclaimed his
sympathy with the Cubans in their
present struggle for independence.
The Waller Case.
Washington, Nov. 28. The Kansas
congressional delegation, as soon as
possible after the. fifty-fourth oongress
begins, will introduce resolutions in
both houses looking to an investiga
tion of the circumstances onnneoted
with the arrest and imprisonment of
ex-Consul Waller. The members of
the delegation take the position that
the United States is entitled to the
reoord of the trial as a matter of right,
and therefore should not ask it as an
act of comity. The probabilities are
they will try to secure the passage of
a resolution instructing the govern
ment to stand by its demand for the
doouments. The 'first resolution, how
ever, only will call for the correspond
ence in the oase.
The Christian Endeavorers.
Boston, Nov. 28. The completion
of all business relating to the great
Christian Endeavor convention, held
here in July, was celebrated tonight
by a banquet at the Hotel Brunswick,
at whioh the now famous oommittee of
thirteen sat down with President Fran-
ois E. Clark, D. D., and Secretary
John Willis Baer. The committee
subchairman and treasurer read their
reports. The latter was of great in
terest. The total receipts were $22,
782, with contributions in labor and
material of nearly $1,000 more. The
expenditures were $22,286, leaving a
balance of $496. - ,
Smith Defeats Burge.
London, Nov. 28. At Bolinbroke
Club today in a twenty-round oontest
for 700 between Jem Smith and Dick
Burge, Smith won in the ninth round.
Smith weighed 178 pounds, while
Burge weighed only 140 pounds. In
the first round Burge appeared to have
Smith at his meroy, but he unwisely
allowed his opponent to rest during the
next round. As a result, Smith pulled
himself together, and, by sheer force of
weight, knocked Burge all over the
ring. Burge fell down repeatedly
without being struok by Smith.- For
this he was finally disqualified.
Harry Hayward Confesses.
Minneapolis, .Nov. 28. Harry Hay
ward, who is to be hanged next month
for the murder of Catherine Ging, and
who has protested that he is innooent,
has confessed his guilt - At "the time
of his trial, Harry endeavored to show
that it was his brother Adry who mur
dered the dressmaker, Miss Ging, who
had money and other transactions with
Harry, and had been very intimate
with him. Harry Hayward, who had
been refused a new trial, made several
attempts to break jail.
EXTRA GUARD SHIPS
AMBASSADORS AWAITING THE
When Jt Is Received Another Confer
ence Will Be Held by the Repre
sentatives of the l owers and a Joint
Note 1'repared In Answer.
Constantinople, Nov. 27. The main
question now being discussed between
the porte and representatives of the
powers is the demand of Great Britain,
Italy, Russia and Austria for firmins
for passage through the Dardanelles of
an extra gunboat to be attached to
their respective embassies. While ad
mitting that the powers possess the
right to have two guard ships each in
the Bosphorous, the porte considers
that the proposed increase of the num
ber of foreign war vessels there under
present conditions, might excite the
Mussulmans and produce an effeot far
from the one desired- by the powers.
In addition the porte points our that in
view of the measures taken to preserve
order there, an increase in the number
of guard ships attaohed to the embas
sies is not required. It can be said
upon good authority that this is the
substance of the note the porte has sent
the representatives of the powers.
As soon as the note shall have . been
received and considered at the British,
Russian, Italian and Austrian embas
sies a conference of the representatives
of those powers will be called and a
joint reply, may be sent the porte.
Turkish representatives at London, St.
Petersbug, Rome and Vienna will be
instructed to earnestly request the four
powers not to insist on their demand.
In political circles the.repugnance of
the porte to grant the firmins applied
for contributes to the belief said to
exist among the Turkish ministers that
to grant the firmins would be a sad
blow to the dignity of the sultan and a
direct proof of the lack of confidence
upon the part of the powers in bis
ability to govern aud maintain order.
Behind this, it is claimed, the Turks
fear the demanded 'increase in the num
ber of foreign guard ships in the Bos
phorous is really only a oloak for the
intention of the powers to make a
naval demonstration in Turkish waters
in oase of renewed disturbances in Asi
atic Turkey. '-.
TO MODIFY SHIPPING LAWS.
The Hold of Foreign Nations on Our
tarrying Shipping Trade.
Taooma, Nov. 27. Q-amp, the Phil
adelphia ship builder, is engaged in se
curing reliable data regarding all the
steamship lines plying between the
United States and foreign countries,
and has sent here for information re
garding the steamship lines radiating
from Puget sound. The firm intends
to present to oongress reliable informa
tion showing what a great hold Eng
land and other foreign nations have
upon the carrying trade of this coun
try, the object being to secure the pas
sage of more favorable shipping laws,
which shall make American ship build
ing more advantageous and profitable.
The firm believes that a great com
merce is soon to grow np on the Pa-
cifio ocean. Charles H. Cramp stated
to L. Holmes, of this city, who has
just returned from the East, his belief
that the marine laws would be modi
fied in the near future.
He Admits the Hugging.
Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. 27. Miss
Etta Morley of this city has begun pro
cedings in the district oourt for $5,000
damages against Walter Willis, of At
chison, alleging that during the apple
carnival Mr. Willis hugged her and
startled her in suoh a manner that she
has since suffered with a serious nerv
ous attack. Willis has been served
with papers and tells an Atohison re
porter that he has hugged several girls
during the Leavenworth carnival, but
that he did not hug any of them hard
enough to hurt; the girls did not seem
to objeot to it, and he thought every
thing passed off satisfactorily. He
will fight the oase.
I The Italian Budget.
Rome, Nov. 27. In the chamber of
deputies today Signor Sonneningo,
minister of the treasury, in presenting
the budget, annouced that the surplus
would be 1,250,000 lire this year, and
that he expected a surplus next year of
8,020,000 lire without a new loan.
He added that the position of the treas
ury was improving gradually; that the
payment of the coupons of the foreign
loans was completely assured, and
finally that the depression on the
bourses of Paris and Vienna has had
no serious effect upon Italian funds,
which are still quoted above their
Will Not Prosecute the Indian.
Baltimore, Nov. 28. On the request
of Jaoob Horn, the father of little
Johnny Horn, who was killed by the
Indian Mohawk, of Buffalo Bill's
troupe, State Attorney Kerr today
nolle prossed the case against the In
dian. The father wrote that, .upon
investigation, he is convinoed the deed
was wholly accidental. Mr. Cody has
oome forward and paid him a sum of
money for expenses, etc., and he is un
willing to prosecute the oase further.
Barrow's New Field.
Chicago, Nov. 26. The Rev. John
Henry Barrows, widely known as the
president of the world's fair parliament
of reliigous, today tendered his resig
nation as pastor of the First Presbyter
ian church, of this city. He has been
pastor of this church for fifteen years.
It is his purpose in December, 1896, to
go to Bombay, Calcutta, and Madras,
to,deliver a course of r Christian ' lec
tures, to which he has been assigned
by the university of Chicago, and for
which invitations have been extended
by several missionary conferences and
by many men of influence in the East
In addition to this work, Dr. Barrows
will lay the foundation of a Christian
lectureship already endowed, which is
to "be permanently sustained in ' the
cities of India. . .
Return of Admiral Kirkland.
New York, Nov. 26. Rear-Admiral
W.. A. Kirkland, who, it is officially
reported, has been recalled from his
oommand of the European squadron,
"because of certain indiscretions," Was
a passenger on the steamer La Bour
gogne, which arrived here this after
noon. The powers at Washington are
said to be displeased because of a letter
he wrote to President Faure, i of
France, his personal friend, congratu
lating him upon his eleotion to the
office of chief magistrate. The ad
miral was seen as he left the ship. He
seemed in a happy frame of mind, and
was willing to talk on almost any sub
ject but that' of his rumored reoall. '
A Linotype Contest.
Chicago, Nov. 26. A contest for the
championship on the Mergenthaler lin
otype machine took place in this oity
today between George W. Green, "of
the Boston Standard, and Eugene Tay
lor, of the Rocky Mountain News, of
Denver. The stake was a purse of
$500. Green set 70,000 corrected solid
noupareil in seven hours, to Taylor's
64,027, smashing all previous records.
Mr. Green holds himself ready to de
fend against all oomers the title which
today's victory gives him. At the
close of the contest, Mr. Green received
a challenge from Reilly, of Boston.
Much money changed hands and great
interest was manifested in the result.
The Colt Divorce Settled. ,
Providence, R. I., Nov. 26. James
M. Ripley, Mrs. Colt's oounsel, return
ed from New York last night He says
the Colt case has been settled, and that
he thinks no more will be heard of
either Mrs. Colt's suit - or the suit
against J. J. Van Allen. Francis Col-1
well, attorney for Colt, also says that I
the case is settled. Although particu
lars of the ' settlement have not been
made publio, it is understood Mrs.
Colt's alimony will be much less than ,
at first demanded. Mrs. Colt is ex
pected to go abroad at once for an in
definite period. -
. Dr. Rice in Bad Shape.
St. Paul, Nov. 28. Dr. , Rice, win
ner of the Brooklyn handioap in 1894,
will in all probability never face the
starter again. Recently his attendants
attempted to fire him to see if he would
stand training sufficiently in 1896 to
raoe over the grass oourses in England.
In attempting to throw him his back
was hurt. Every care has been given
him since, but it is very doubtful if he
will ever be able to race. , .
Riotous Strikes in St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg, Nov. 26. A strike
is going on at the Le Firme cigar fac
tory, the trouble growing out, of the
introduction of new machinery. A
serious riot was one of the results ; of
the strike, the strikers smashing the
new machines. The dissatisfied work
men then threw the broken machines
and the tobacco out of the windows. A
thousand strikers were plaoed under
Refused to Approve the Verdict.
San Francisco, Nov. 27. A coro
ner's jury today decided that the shoot
ing of William Massie last week by
his wife was accidental. Coroner
Hawkins refused to approve the ver
dict, maintaining that the evidence
showed conclusively that the killing
was not aooidental. Mrs. Massie' s pre
liminary aotion for murder will be
held in the police oourt tomorrow.
Lord Sholto as Manager.
San Franoisoo, Nov. 28. A looal
musio hall, to whioh no admission is
oharged, announces that Lady Sholto
Douglas will soon appear on its stage.
She and her husband are said to be to
day en route to this city from Los An-
It is said that hereafter Lord
Sholto will aot as his wife's manager.
The New Chinese Loan,
London, Nov. 26. A dispatch to the
Times from Berlin confirms the report
that China is negotiating with a Ger
man syndicate for a new loan for the
purpose of seouring funds with which
to pay a portion of the indemnity
pledged to the Japanese at the conclu
sion of the reoent war. ' .
The Disgrace Too Great.,
Purcell, I. T., Nov. ' 26. Paul
Gluckman, one of the merchants : ar
rested here oharged with having ap
plied the torch to his stock of goods
and store building during the confla
gration of Tuesday night, committed
suicide last night. -The disgrace of his
arrest for arson is supposed to have
prompted the deed. :
Output of the Mines What the Rail
road and Steamship Lines are Doing
Formation of a Cannery Syndicate
- Oregon News.
A shingle mill is about to be erected
One of the aldermen just eleoted at
the town of Beaverhill is a negK. . '
' Bandon woolen mills are making
large shipments of blankets to San
Prineville is to have a new public
hall, which will be erected by a joint
' Steamboat navigation has been re
sumed on the upper Willamette, after
four months of low water.
Coos county has manufactured over
20,000,000 feet of lumber during the
past year and mined 50,000 tons of
coal. , ' ; . i .
The whole amount of land owned in
Harney county is 519,690 aores. The
property belonging to the Miller &
Lux estate is 88,080 aores.' : . , -
The Postal Telegraph Company ex
pects to extend the line down the coast
to Tillamook from Astoria at an early
day. There is talk of building a line
from Jordan to Woods, extending it to
The grand lecture bureau of the I.
O. G. T., of Oregon, have at great ex
pense, secured the temperance lecturer,
Howard Carleton Tripp, of Kingsley,
la. , who will lecture throughout the
state in behalf of the temperance cause.
Mr. Tripp comes highly recommended
as a first-class speaker.
' . Washington.
. The bureau of immigration at Spo
kane is reorganized and is vigorously
I pushing its work.
I ' J. L. Johnson, one of the founders of
Ritzville. well known there and , in
Eastern Oregon is dead.
I Aberdeen has succeeded in raising
enough money by subscription to have
the city lighted by eleotrioity ,
- Harry Kreoh, of Tacoma, convicted
under the oity ordinance for keeping
his barber shop open on Sunday, has
appealed to the superior court
A force of men is at work on the Bo
nanza Queen mine at Monte Cristo, re
cently bonded to Seattle and Eastern
capitalists for $250,000. Work will
be begun on a large scale in the spring.
The mill of the Pacific Coast Milling
Company, which was recently burned,
is to be reconstructed. Subscriptions
of cash, labor and merchandise have
been made to the amount of $1,478.50.
The mill will be in operation in about
a month. .
The jute mill machinery at the peni
tentiary has been thoroughly over
hauled and repaired and is now in con
dition to resume operations in the
spring. Other improvements have
been made, including electric alarms
in the sleeping rooms of the guards,
by whioh they can all be brought out
in an instant at any hour of the night
Joshua Isaacs, a pioneer resident of
Walla Walla, is dead. He came to
the Pacifio ooast in i860, engaged in
the mill business at Boise City until
1861, and then came to Walla Walla
and amassed a fortune in the mill busi
ness. - He constructed the first water
works in the town. Jaoob Luoinger, a
pioneer from ;Walla Walla, is .also
The next thing of importance and
the last aot in the work of completing
the big dry dock at Port Orchard to be
done will be the placing in position of
the big gate at the entrance. This is
a powerful piece of machinery, for it
holds back the water in the sound from
pouring into the drydock after it has
been pumped out The dredging in
the channel leading from the bay to
the entrance to the drydock is progress
ing well, but it is not a part of the or
iginal Bartlett oontract The work on
the officers' quarters and permanent
buildings is nearing completion.
The new hospital at Wardner is com
pleted. Boise has carried her proposition to
-issue bonds for the purpose of building
The commercial association of De
Lamar has under consideration a
proposition to put in a manufacturing
J plant on the foundry site.
- There is a body of fine cedar timber
in the valley of the Upper , Clearwater
in the Nez Perce reservation, whioh
has just been thrown open to . settle
A movement is on foot at Idaho
Falls to organize a stook company with
a capital of $25,000, for the purpose
of erecting a pork packing establish
ment A large first-olass hotel is to be
erected at Kayserville by "Henry Kay
ser He also intends to put in a well
equipped stage line in the spring, and
he will build a railroad from Hailey to
v . Montana.
The new building of the reform
school at Miles City is almost complet
ed. . Most of the work was done by
boys of the school.
The National Park Transportation
Company is to spend $5,000 overhaul
ing its 160 coaohes and carriages for
next season's travel.
Work has begun at Phillipsburg re
modeling the old sohoolhouse into a
oourt house, which will be ready for
occupancy the middle of December.
The wool growers of nine counties
have organized at Helena k state hsso. '
oiation for their ' protection and im
provement. Seventy per cent of the
sheep industry of the state is repre
sented. . ..
A block of $100,000 of the bonds of
the Great Falls Water Company has
just been bought by a Chicago firm.
This purohase makes a total of $300,
000 in bonds held by Eastern capital
ists in that company.
- " British Columbia.
Trail expects to be three times her
present size by spring if she can obtain
all the lumber she wants.
The smallest place in the world is
the miniature plaoe known as Steward
City, Alaska, United States, its three
inhabitants being resneotivelv mavnr.
ohairman of the board of aldermen and
the president of the common oounoil.
The last stone of the ereat dome that
is to surmount the new parliament
Duiidings of .British Columbia has been
laid. The oopper roofing1 upward of
fiftV feet in height to he snrmimnrprl '
by a statue of Captain George Van-
oouver is all that remains to oomplete
the exterior of the dome.
Three hundred thousand dollars will
be spent utilizing the water power of
Seymore oreek to operate the street
railways of Vanoouver and Westmin
ster, besides the elcetrio light system
and branch lines of electric railways.
The power will be concentrated at one
point to operate all these undertakings.
Arrangements have been oonirjleted.
it is understood, for the purchase by an
Eastern syndicate of all the canneries
for which Turner, Beeton & Co. are the
agents, as well as several other can
neries. There are nine in all. inolnd-
ing both Northern and Fraser river
oanneries. It is said : that the Roval
Canadian Cannincr Cnmnanv's ruin.
nery at Claxton, the Balmoral, Inver
ness and Carlyle canneries are included -in
Topics of the Day Discussed by the
( ieaaing Papers.
The faot that agriculture ia in nrn-
oess of gradual abandonment in Great
Britain may aooount in part for the
great inorease in immigration from
that country, the number of arrivals
since August aggregating 238,000. It
evidently does not pay the British
larmer to raise wheat on high-priced
British land. The next nrohlem ia r.n
make this land profitable in some other
way. ine deoline in wheat acreage
this year is 26 per cent less than 1894.
This indicates that nrjwarda of 200.000
acres of land have failed of cultivation
because agriculture no lunger pays.
Torre us Land Title Law..
The Torrens law. affectinar as it mav
every land title in the county, is of in
finitely more importance to all the peo
ple than any other law of recent
times. There are immense interests
opposed to jt, and everything that can
be done to discredit it will be done.
It s is therefore important that the
friends of the law as speedily as possi
ble bring about a case that may be
taken to the supreme court and have
the law brought to its ultimate test.
The Hawaiian Government.
' Bost n Herald.
Minister Castle's announcement that
the present government in Hawaii is
increasing in populatrity with every
body exoept the Kanakas appears to be
tantamount to a boast that it is in 'dis
favor among about two-thirds of the
population. Minister Castle is scarcely
diplomatic ' ,
Disappointments of Great Men.
at. Louis Globe-Democrat.
There is nothing more than the suc
cessive disappointments of great men
in the matter of the presidency. They
have dedicated their lives to the ser
vice of the country with the belief that
their labors would surely bring them
what they earned; but after all their
endeavors they have been disappointed,
and the prize has gone to men of infer
ior merits, as if in contempt of the
rules of justice and propriety. .
A Aegro Obtains Damages.
The supreme oourt of Kentucky has
deoided that negroes are entitled to
protection from intrusion by white peo
ple into the separate oars set apart for
their use, and a colored woman re
cently reoovered damages from a rail
road oompany because the oonductor
permitted a white man to enter the
colored ooaoh to speak to an old friend.
While in the oar the white man ' in
sulted a colored woman, hence the suit