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OUR SISTER STATES
INTERESTING NEWS NOTES FROM
The Great North we t FurnUhe Some
- Mew of More Than General Inter
eat Development and Prog-re in
all Industrie -Oregon.
Weston baa voted an 8-mill sohool
The Ashland sohool district' has
made a tax levy of 11 mills.
Stella Finley, a 18-year-old girl of
Pendleton committed suioide by taking
a dose of strychnine. . .
v R. E. Williams, of The Dalles, made
an assignment Monday for the benefit
of his creditors, without preference to
any. , : ,
A Frineville merchant says business
has been better there this winter than
for any -winter during the last eight
years. s -. - :
Frank Kelly was fined f 50 by Judge
Stowe, at Umatilla, for having deer
meat in his possession during the close
season. , ''.;. '- .--. -
The contract for the Ashland-Klaia-ath-Falls
mail service has been let to
S. T. Promt, of Floyd, Va., for $2,640
- An effort is to be made to clear out
the reoently formed drift near Junction
Oity, which has, put a stop to river
navigation there. " ... j; ..'. t'-, ' "
Complaint has been made .by the
fruit raisers in the vicinity of Colum
bus that orohards in that section are
badly infested with the soale.
Creider ' Bros. & Co. , : of Dallas,
shipped about 800 bales of hops to Ian
don last week.' The hops were from
Luokiamute, Independence and Dallas.
A band of Oregon horses, in transit
to Kentucky, a few days ago, ays the
Hailey Times, was taken from the cars
at Shoshone and the animals sold for
60 oents piece.
The total tax levy-for Columbia
county is 37 mills, as follows:- State,
4.8 mills, school tax, 5 mills; county,
17 5-80 mills, and indigent sailors' re
lief fund, 1.80 mills.
The North Yamhill and Tillamook
toll toad has been sold by George F.
Burton to Joseph and Benjamin Hus
ton, of Lafayette, and the purchasers
will soon take possession.
'The people of Cornelius ; want : eleo
trio lights in' their town and have
made a proposition to the Forest Grove
oounoil that they be. supplied with
power from the plant at the Grove.- 1
The Eureka and' Exoelsibr mines in
the Craoker Creek district, produoed in
189S $120,000. The concentrators
were sent to Taooma, and, of course,
added to Washington's annual output.
The Thursday Afternoon Club of
Pendleton claims the honor of being
the first -new woman's club organized
in Oregon. It will celebrate tne end
of the third year of its work this week,
The Baker City Democrat says tha,t
in the Monte, a group consisting of six
olaims located in the Virtue distriot,
owned by ' Captain Isidor Fuohs and
George Reynolds, a strong four-foot
ledne of high free-milling ore, averag
ing over $25 per ton, was struck in the
shaft at a thirty -foot deptn.
The board of regents of the Oregon
agricultural oollege has appointed a
committee to arrange for the addition
of a sohool Of mines to that institution.
This was done to avail the state of the
provision to be made by congress that
suoh sohools shall reoeive a per cent of
the money arising ; from the sale of
. mineral lands in eaoh state.,
. 3 Washington. I
The winter school for farmers has
commenced at the state agripnltnral
oollege at Pullman.
Frank H. Sanborn, a oarpenter, was
thrown from a horse in Everett and re
ceived injuries from whioh he died
About 100 families? of Polanders art
a thtway to to vyuiapa vauey.
About half of them expect to settle at
Holoomb, and the others at Pe-EU.
Mrs. Ellen Gilliam Day, of Walla
Walla, is preparing to write a book of
sketches of pioneer life in the North
west For several years Mrs. Day has
been collecting material.
The commissioners of Walla Walla
oounty have bought 3,105 ounoes of
stryohinne for $3,000. It will be dis
tributed among the farmers, who will
use it on the pesky squirrels. .
- The trustees of the normal sohool at
New Whatoom have praotioally de
oided to substitute light brick in the
construction of the building, if it can
be done Trithout in any way invahdat
ing the contract The legal point in'
volved will first be submitted to the
attorney -general, or his assistant
r The St Helens Mining Company
will spend $20,000 on itB mines In the
St' Helens district this summer, and
a number of other companies will
develop their properties.
The Chehalis Nugget ssys there is a
soheme on foot to have the southern
row of townships in Lewis oounty set
over into Cowlitz county and the Lewis
river country given to Clark county. -.-
A dflmnrrar tn tha nnmnlaint has
been sustained by the oourt in the suit
brought by Proseouting Attorney
Rupert, of Jefferson county, to test the
legality of oounty bonds amounting to
Weiat Bros., of Wahkiakum county.
the riast season nnt in 7.150.000 feet
of fir logs with one team (seven yoke)
of cattle, and a donkey engine. The
engine did all the road work and the
oattle the yarding.
Henry Baohman died at St. Mary's
hospital in Walla Walla last week. He
was born in Germany in 1831, and
was one of the earliest settlers of the
Walla Walla valley, having moved
there early in the '60s. ".'
The Canaday ranch and mill near
Ellensburg, has passed into the hands
of T. W. Enos, vice-president of the
Metropolitan Savings bank, of Taooma,
who will see that the property is
placed on a produoing basis. .X . v!
Professor Penrose, who has just re
turned from the East, brought back
with him a relio, which has been given
to Whitman college. It is the letter
bag, or valise, whioh Dr. Samuel
Parker and Marcus Whitman brought
aoross the . oontinent in the year 1885.
Captain Henry Finoh, of the Lake
Michigan life-saving service, with a
diving apparatus of his own invention,
and a canvas boat, is exploring the bot
tom of the Columbia and Okanogan
rivers for plaoer mines., He claims to
have a pump that, will pump ' gravel
and even boulders to the weight of six
teen pounds. ' -
The Pacific Coast- Trading Company
reports having shipped from Fairhaven
during 1895 nearly 800,000 pounds of
fresh fish, for which the fishermen re
ceived nearly $7,000. " The principal
shipments were of silver and steelhead
salmon,., although there were a good
many pounds of smelt and herring in
cluded, and 40,000 pounds of halibut
The Great Northern oarshops in Hill-
yard have reoeived an order to build
twenty-five box oars, Washington lum
ber to be used exclusively, and ' all of
the cars to be fitted with the latest
air-brake appliances. . All the oars on
this end of the road will be fitted with
air-brakes. There are nearly 300 men
working at the shops. .
Prosecuting Attorney ' Rupert, of
Jefferson oounty, has refused to with
draw the complaint filed by him to test
the validity of the Jefferson oounty
bond issue, in , response to the resolu
tions of the board of trade ? and tax
payers denouncing the proposed suit
Mr. Rupert olaims to be oonfldent of
winning the ; suit; although the tax
payers have not changed their attitude
in regard to the possible . repudiation
as a result of the suit ,
, . ':' '"Idaho.
Michael Fallert. of Howe. Bingham
oounty, has been granted an original
At Medimont David Mulvv shot and
instantly killed H. Roden. . They had a
dispute about an old account
The new maohinery for the hoisting.
plant for the A. D. ' & M. Company
has arrived at Gibbonsville and will
be put in plaoe at onoe. .' -f
Now that a sale of the Blaok Hornet
mine .will not take plaoe, the ownerB
have decided to ereot a milling plant
and hereafter work the property them
selves. ' '
The Christian Endeavorers held a
union ' meeting at Moscow to com
memorate the . anniversary of the
founding of the order. ' Six hundred
were present ' . ,
The postoffloe at Juniper, Owyhee
oounty, has been discontinued, and
mail for that office, whioh was a spe
oial one, must hereafter be forwarded
to Castle Creek.
The oity council of Moscow adopted
a resolution ordering that a demand be.
made upon the oounty assessor for the
amount held baok for the collecting of
oity taxes. . In oase he refuses to turn
over the amount, whioh he olaims in
the nature of fees, tho oity attorney is
to bring suit
CATRON BILL SIGNED
EXECUTIVE APPROVAL , GIVEN
Hereafter There Will Be No Prizefight
on Soil Over Which the "Govern
ment Ha Jurisdiction Will Enforce
the Law by Military Force.
Washington, Feb. 10. The Catron
bill to preventprizeflghting in the Dis
trict of Columbia and territories was
signed by the president about 4:30 P.
M. The bill did not reach the White
House until 4 o'clock or afterwards.
In its course, the usual routine was de
parted from and the measure taken at
once to Mr. Cleveland, who, after ex
amining its provisions, promptly at
tached his signature, so that from the
date of signature prizefighting is a
felony on all soil over which the fed
eral government has exolusive jurisdic
tion. Prompt, measures will be taken
to see it is not violated.
By the signature of. the bill, the
president has placed upon the governor
of New Mexico responsbilty -for the
prevention of the Maher-Fitzsmmons
mill in that territory. The governor
has been informed of the signing, so
he is fully aware that it is the law
from this moment' . The federal au
thorities, however, are disposed to do
everything in their power to assist in
the exeoution of the law if the governor
should find it beyond the unaided
ability of the territorial officers to pre
vent the fight in the territory. To this
end the governor may, after he has
satisfied him Bell that his local forces
are insufficient to meet the case, call
upon the United States marshal for as
sitanoe, and the latter in turn may
avail himself of the services of all the
United States troops in the department
of Colorado, if that many are neces
sary, to suppress any illegal gathering
or breach of the new law. Proper in
structions will be sent by the war de
partment to General Wheaton, the de
partment commander at , Denver, to
promptly supply all the force required
upon the requset of the proper authori
ties. Altogether, the national govern
ment is prepared to make it very un
pleasant and dangerous for any person
who participates in a prizefight in any
of the federal territorioes, or . even
gives aid and support to the would-be
fighters by assembling at any point to
witness a fight.
THE FIRST BUILT.
An Eleotriot Locomotive for a Steam
Philadelphia, Feb. 10. The Bald-
win locomotive works of this oity have
shipped to the Westinghouse electric
works, in Allegheny, the first eleotrio
looomtive ever built for a steam rail
road. The Baldwin works made every
thing about this unique engine but the
eleotrio mechanism, which will be sup
plied by the Westinghouse Company.
The looomtive is the size or an or
dinary box-car, about thirty feet long
and mounted upon two four-wheel
trucks. - Completed it will weigh sixty
tona It is geared for 800 horse-power,
whioh will pull a loaded freight train
forty miles an hour. By a single
change of the gearing this engine oan
be run up to 1,600 horse-power, and
can pull a train eighty miles an hour.
Only a space oi eignt leet square is
needed in the locomotive . for the eleo
trio motor. One man will operate the
locomotive by means of a controller
similar to that on common trolley cars,
only much larger and . stronger. The
engine is built to be operated by
either an overhead or an undergound
trolley wire." It carries no ooal, fire
box, smokestack - or water-tank. . In
front is a powerful electrio searchlight
for use at night to light the traok.
The cost of the electric locomotive is
about equal to that of a steam locomo
tive, or $10,000. ;
i S. P. Sturgia' Memory Honored. -
Pendleton, Or., " Feb.- 10. Every
business house in Pendleton was closed
all day today out of respeot of Samuel
P. Sturgis, late cashier of the . First
National bank. At 8 o'clock this
morning a special train, consisting of
five coaches. Superintendent 1 Bones
private car and a baggage oar, left
Pendleton for Walla Walla, conveying
the . remains there for burial ' in the
family vault. Two hundred and
seventy-five citizens of Pendleton and
125 of Adams, Athena, Weston and
Milton attended the funeral at Walla
Walla. The obsequies were in oharge
of the Masons, the Elks and members
of commercial associations also attend
ing in a body. .
AH Spain Aronaed.
Madrid, Feb. 10. The resolution
on the belligerency of the Cuban in
surgents of the United States senate
committee on foreign relations has
created a great sensation in Spain.
The Epooa says of it: "President
Cleveland . surely cannot forget the
traditions of " American polioy, The
Confederates, during . the late war,
were not recognized, as belligerents,
nor were the . Chilean " insurgents in
their last war." The Heraldo is in
dignant, and advises the government
to send an ironolad squadron to Cuba.
The Correo says the attitude of the sen
ate is offensive and arbitrary,
DOINGS OF CONGRESS.
Routine Work of the Fifty-Fourth Sea-
,;v; ' sion Senate.
Washington, Feb. 7. The senate
oommittee on foreign relations today
agreed upon a substitute for the resolu
tion heretofore reported on the , queS'
tion of the recognition of Cuba, and
authorized Senator Morgan to report it
to the senate. It is: "Resolved by
the senate, the house of representatives
concurring, That in the opinion of con
gress a condition of war exists between
the government of Spain and the gov
ernment proclaimed and for some time
maintained by force of arms by the
people of Cuba, and that the 'United
States of America should maintain a
strict neutrality between the contend
ing powers, and accord each all , the
rights of belligerents in the ports and
territory of the United States."
Later in the day Morgan reported the
resolution, saying it met with his full
approval. The Cuban question will
be taken up in the senate as soon as
the urgent deficiency bill and the reso
lution for the distribution of the appro
priation bills can be - disposed of.
Mitchell has introduced a , bill appro
priating $5,000 for a survey of the
mouth of the Yukon river, in Alaska.
Washington, Feb. 8. The senate to
day passed a resolution calling for de
tailed statements concerning, the bond
bills. Another resolution was agreed
to, direoting the seoretary of state to
send to the senata copies of all laws,
regulations and decrees of 'Germany,
Franoe, Belgium and Denmark, which
discriminate against the introduction
of Amerioan oattle. Quay brought up
the resolution to recommit the tariff
silver bill. He offered an amendment
modifying his original resolution, that,
instead of instructing the committee to
report baok separate bills, the measure
be referred baok "for further consider
ation." The resolution, went over.
Turpie then addressed the senate in fa
vor of the election of United States
senators by popular vote. Shortly be
fore 2 o'clock the house bill prohibit
ing prizefights in the territories was
brought over from the house, and was
at once taken up. Hoar stated briefly
the need of speedy aotion. The prize
fighters, he said, had been driven from j
Texas to Mexioo, and now to New
Mexico, where they hoped to fight, be- i
cause there was no restraining law.
Th bill was read. No objection was
made, and, within three minutes of
the time it was presented in the sen
ate, it was passed. r j
Washington, Feb. 7. The debate on
the senate free-ooinage substitute for
the house bond bill was scheduled to
oommenoe today, and there was a good
attendance in consequence. The ses
sion opened with an attempt to pass a
bill to stop the "pugilistic oarnival"
billed to take plaoe "near El Paso,
Tex.," February 14. Catron asked
unanimous consent for the considera
tion of the bill. He explained that it
was notorious that the preparations
were now going on at El Paso, , Tex. ,
for a series of prizefights, whioh ,oould
not take place there, but were to ocour
in the territory of New Mexioo, whioh
was within a few - miles of El Paso.
The governor of New Mexioo had pub
licly stated, Carton said, that he knew
of no law to prevent fights. In view
of the shortness of the time remaining
(one week) he warned the house that if
objeotion were made, it could not pass
both houses and be signed in time to
prevent the "mills." Knox objected,
and the bill went to oommittee. .At 8
o'olook, the house went into committee
of the whole, Payne in the ohair, and
took up consideration of the free-ooinage
substitute for the house bond bill.
The . afternoon and evening sessions
were consumed in disoussion- of the
bill, the house adjourning at 10:85.
Washington, Feb. 8. The senate
free-ooinage substitute for the house
bond bill was debated five hours in the
house this afternoon and five hours at
the night session. : The speeches so far
have been tame and dry. There were
two notable exceptions, however, to
day. Johnson of North Dakota and
Johnson of California, both Republic
ans, but on different sides of . the sil
ver question, afforded entertainment
and perhaps instruction. The former
was once a schoolteacher, and he
brought the method of the schoolroom
into the house. ' He placed . some
charts in front of 1 the speaker's desk,
illustrating graphically the rise and
fall of prices in this country, ' the pro
duction of silver, the prioe of wheat in
India measured in silver, and, pointer
in hand, like a professor to his pupils,
explained converging and diverging
lines. Johnson of California, on the
other hand, whose fiery protests against
the passage of the bond bill' attraoted
general attention and won the ap
plause of the silver men, with' an elo
quent speech urged the Republicans not
to ignore silver, and warned them of
the dire oonsequences whioh might
follow if they did.- His wit was so
trenohant and his blade so - keen ' that
he was frequently applauded by those
who were not in sympathy with him.
Judge Culberson of Texas, now a
congressman, has defended -110 men
charged with murder in the first de
gree, and has never bad a client sen
tenced to death,
EVENTS OF THE DAY
EPITOME OF THE TELEGRAPHIC
NEWS OF THE WORLD.
.n Interesting Collection of Items From
the Two Hemispheres Presented in a
Condensed Form A Large Amount
of Information in a Small Space.
C. W. Smith, of San Francisco, has
been named as a new receiver for the
Atlantic & Paoiflo railroad.
The Coliseum in Chioago has been
selected as the place for holding the
national Democratic convention.
Three members of the last Ohio legis
lature have been indicted for bribery.
The names are not made publio yet.
. March 25 the German "reichstag will
celebrate in an elaborate manner the
signing of the preliminary peace of
1871. . . .- ..... -
." The Liberty bell, which has been on
exhibition at the Atlanta exposition,
has been returned to Philadelphia. Its
arrival there was announced by a salute
of forty-five guns.
Cashier George Barnard of the For
Stanwix National bank, Rome, N. Y. ,
on being told that the bank examiner
was coming to look over the affairs of
his bank, .immediately went to a room
and hung himself.
Charles Asimua, who murdered
James Greenwood September 21 last,
died on the gallows at Kalama, Wash.
His last words were: "I must die; I
am all right; the sheriff he good man;
one bad man, I, must die. I'm all
right" ' : , '
The Amerioan board has received
word from Erzeroum, Turkey, that
through the relief money whioh is sent,
bread is given daily to about 1,500
persons in that oity alone. But appli
cants for relief are nearly twioe that
Whittaker Wright, an Australian
yaohtsman, has offered a $500 cup, to
be Bailed for during the Riviera season,
and with the object of bringing about
a meeting between such big yaohts as
Britannia, Satanita, Ailsa and possibly
an American yaoht.
. The Japanese legation in Washing
ton has received an important cable
gram from the foreign office of Japan
with a direction to make it publio, by
the terms uf whioh the rich island of
Formosa, which Japan aoquired from
China,, will be opened up to trade and
The Blue Jay, Silver Bow and Gray
Rook mines, of the Butte & Boston
group, , in Butte, Mont, have closed
down, and over 800 men are thrown
out of employment. The pumps have
not been withdrawn from the mines,
which shows that the shutdown is
only temporary. ' ;
: In view of the report . circulating in
the United States that William K.
Vanderbilf is shortly to announce his
engagement to Miss Amy Bend, Vanity
Fair, published in . London, this week
asserts that William K. Vanderbilt
will shortly announoe his engagement
to an English duchess.
Lord and Lady Sholto Douglas have
abandoned : their theatrical tour
through California and returned to San
Franoisoo. The lord attribubtes the
failure of the trip to the heavy rains
and the fact that his advance agent
left him in an inopportune time. He
says he will try it again shortly.
The London Observer says: "We
have good authority leading us to ex
press the belief that Germany reoently
invited Russia and other powers to bo
operate in a plan hostile to England's
oontinued oooupation of Egypt, V Ac
cording to our information and belief
this proposition was declined by
Emperor William is firmly deter
mined to carry out the projeot of doubl
ins the size of the German navy. A
high German official says that he has
had . repeated conversations with the
emperor on this subject during the past
three weeks, and he asserted that dur
ing the coming summer the. plan for
the reorganization of the navy will be.
drawn up. .'
. A terrific tornado, aooompanied by
floods, occurred in North ' Queensland,
attended with great destruction of life
and property. , Many vessels are miss
ing as a result of the storm. The rain
fall during the tornado amounted to 22
inches, and it is .estimated that the
damage to property, will amount - to
$350,000. A large number of per
sons were drowned. .
' A dispatoh to the London Star dard
from Madrid says: ' The papers here
protest energetically against the United
States senate committee's attitude on
the Cuban question. . They declare that
the .insurgents have fulfilled none of
the requisites by international law or
usage for the recognition of beilger
enoy. The government organs, with
a view of paoifying the publio irrita
tion, point out that President Cleve
land, his ministers and the federal
authorities so far have preserved a per
fectly oorrect and friendly attitude to
ward Spain, contrasting strongly with
the popular sympathy and assistance
the insurgents have obtained from the
American people. . ' -
Lloyd Montgomery, the self-confessed
murderer of his father, mother
and Daniel B. McKercher, has paid
the penalty of his crime by death on
the gallows. The prisoner exhibited
considerable pluck, considering his
youth, and did not flinch upon the
scaffold. The execution took place, as
required by law, in an inclosure in the
jailyard at Albany, Or. An hour be
fore Montgomery went upon the
scaffold, he wrote out and signed' the
following statement: "I did it I am
guilty. O, God, have mercy on me.
Take me as I am, I am a poor sinner.
I am sorry for what I have done.
God, do have meroy on my poor soul;
for my sake, do, and forgive all my
sins, eaoh and every one of them, and
forgive those who sin against me. Oh,
God, help the precious souls to see the
way of life for my sake. Do help
them and guide them through this
life.' ., x Tx-
. Colonel W. P. Thompson, president
of the National Lead Company, died
of pneumonia in New' York.
, The , eity council of Chicago has
passed an ordinance prohibiting HDy
person from engaging in the trafflo of
It is announced in London that Jus
tin MoCarthy will resign the leader
ship of the Irish parliamentary party,
at the next meeting of that party.
The unprecedented rains in the
lower Mississippi valley the past ten
days have caused all streams to over
flow and the lowlands of Tennessee,
Arkansas and Mississippi are one vast
sea of water.
Word comes from Brazil that rain
has fallen in suoh torrents for the last
few days that it has caused the falling
of many houses in the cities. Yellow
fever is increasing and one man on the
Italian oruiser Lombardi has died of
the disease. .
The storthing has been opened. In
the speech from the throne, King Osoar
said he hoped that the meeting of the
committee on the condition of the
union of Norway and Sweden would
tend to an agreement for the happiness
of both nations.
The United States minister to Tur
key, Mr. Terrell, has demanded an in
demnity of $100,000 for the burning
and pillage of the American missions
at Marash and Kharput. He also asked
for the immediate granting of firmans
for rebuilding them.
The celebrated case of Dr. Arthur
Duestrow, the St. Louis millionaire,
who has been on trial during the past -month
for the cold-blooded murder of
his wife and baby boy, two years old,
has ended, the jury returning a verdict
of cuilty in the first detrree.
Developments show that Lee Sellers,
lynohed in Knoxville, Tenn. , ten years '
ago for the supposed murder and rob
bery of $1,100 from Edward Mainess,
was innocent. Lizzie Hickman, on her x
deathbed, oonfessed that Ike Wright, a
notorious oharaoter, was the murderer.
He is now being pursued by the of
ficers. The federal council has authorized
the president of the Swiss republio to
accept the proposal : tendered by the
governments of Great Britain and the
United Staets that, in the event of a
disagreement as to a ohoioe of arbi
trator for the Canadian sealers' claim,
the president of Switzerland shall-,
designate the arbitrator. , ; '
After a six months' search through
ancient and modern history the patent 1
office has issued a patent on bloomers.
Tk. win. ra-Un .a n jnnnn.
ting this up-to-date artiole is Thomas .
H. Royce, of Brooklyn. In the future
the new woman will have to pay Royce
a royalty on her nether garments. -
The congressional delegates from' the
Pacific coast are making quite a push in
the matter of the additional revenue
cutters for the ooast. If Squire's bill
should go through, the probabilities -are
that one will be stationed at Puget .
sound and the other in the Columbia
and adjacent ' waters. They will no
doubt be built on the coast '
Andrew H. Davidson, of New York, -who
is greatly interested in securing
the release of Mrs. Maybriok, confined
in an English prison on the charge of ,
murdering her husband, says the next
attempt to secure her release will be
made by the Masons and Roman Catho
lios, and that the effort will be made
on the same lines as those in the past -
. An agent of the Chinese government
has oome to the Pacifio coast to place
an order for 50,000,000 feet of lumber.
Most of the timber is intended for the
construction and repair of government
buildings. The agent says the indica
tions are good for a healthy revival of
the lumber trade throughout . China
and Japan this and next year. ', 1
The biggest trust ever formed on the -Paoiflo
coast, and representing a capital
of over $70,000,000. has been consum
mated. It is the Central Lumber
Company' of California. - Its member
ship inoludes every lumber mill, all '
shipowners, and the wholesale and re
tail dealers of the Western ooast of the
United States and British Columbia. -All
charters of vessels and sales of
lumber must be effeoted through this
company, which regulates freight and
fixes the buying and selling prioe on
all lumber, regulating the produot of
eaoh mill and the amount of lumber -eaoh
vessel shall carry eaoh year. The
lumber shipments to foreign countries
are also placed under restriction.