The Hood River lacier. , It's a Cold Day When We Get Left. VOL. 7. HOOD RIVER, OREGON, FRIDAY. MAY 15, 1896. ; NO. 51. ' ' ' ' ' 1 .. Tin -- ...' - , iii i in i i 1. ' - i mi mi ii iii 3(ood Iiver fi lacier. PUBLISHED EVBRY FRIDAY BY S. F. BLYTHE. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE. On yeM. f2 00 Six pionths , .... 1 00 Throe months , 60 Stifle copy ..(Cent THE GLACIER BARBERSHOP, HOOD RIYER. OR. GRANT EVANS, Proprietor, Shaving and halr-cuttlng neatly done, action guaranteed. Satis THE NEWS RESUME A DIGEST FROM ALL PARTS OF " THE WORLD. Comprehensive Review of the Import ant Happenings of the Past Week Culled From the Telegraph Columns At Home and Abroad. George Haag, 25 years old, killed himself, in San Franoisoo by taking stryohnine. He was a member of a sui oide club. The controller of the currency has deolared a dividend of 15 per cent in favor ofvthe creditors of the insolvent Stook Growers' National bank, of Miles City, Mont. At Alonzo provinoe, in Huelva, Spain, a misoreant set fire to a build ing in which a danoe was in progress. Six persons were burned to death, and many were injured. ., A telegram received from Santo Do mingo says that the president, Ulysses Heureauz, has had the minister of war, Castillo, and .Governor Estay, of Maooris, shot for oonspiraoy. Senator Kyle, from the committee on forest reservations, has reported fa vorably the bill authorizing the pur chase of toll roads in Yosemite Na tional Park, and'making them free. Twenty speoiai agents of the general land office in Washington, D. C, have been ordered suspended from May 10 to June 80, inolusive, on acoount of an inadequate appropriation for the cur rent fiscal year. The Denver chamber of -oommeroe authorizes the statement that no con tributions for the Cripple Creek fire sufferers from other states are needed. The contributions in sight in Colorado amount to nearly $50,000. . " The "Northern Paoifto & Manitoba Terminal bondholders have been ad mitted to the Northern Paoifio reorgan ization and have aooepted 50 per cent In new threes and a like amount in pre ferred stock as a basis of settlement. The senate committee on pubho lands has agreed to press upon the sen ate steering oommittee consideration of ' the bill granting 5 per oent of the pro ceeds of the sale of p'ublio lauds to the states where tne sales have been or may be made. - All of the trans-Atlantio steamship lines have advanoed the rate on gold from 1-33 to 5-82. For some time past the companies have held the opinion that the rates charged were not fair to them, considering the risks involved, The opinion is expressed that this ad' vanoe in freights may oheok the pres ent outward 'J&vement of gold. The New York Herald's correspond ent in Salvador wirtes that oongress has approved the treaty of Amalpa which unites the republics of San Sal ' vador, Nicaragua and Honduras, whioh will benoeforth be called by the name Republioa Major de Centro America. The American Medioal Association met in its 47th annual session in the Grand opera house : in Atlanta,- Ga. The association has over 1,500 mem bers, being the largest body of physi cians and surgeons in Amerioa, probably in the world. Dr. Bevej ly Cole, of California, presided. . The Herald's correspondent in Guay aquill, Eouador, telegraphs that the provinoe of Manabi suffered terribly from earthquakes. In Puerto Viejo houses were thrown down, maDy per- sons were buried alive in the ruins and many injured. The provinoe of Man abi is in the northeastern part of Eoua . dor. ' James Creelman, correspondent of the New York World, and Frederiok W. Lawrenoe,- correspondent of the New York Journal, have been expelled from Cuba, on the ground that they : caluminated General Weyler, the gov- ' ernment and army, and attributed the insurgents' crimes to the Spanish armv. They have been ordered to leave Cuba by the first steamer sailing A monster sea lion, in quest of salmon, became entangled in a fish trap, near the mouth of the Columbia river. The trap was badly wrecked. The militia . patrolling the beach at Ilwaoo, on acoount of the strikers, as sisted in killing the lion, which is the largest ever seen near the Columbia river. It took eleven rifle shots to kill the lion, whioh weighed over 2,100 pounds. Edwin F. Uhl, the new ambassador, was formally presented to the emperor of Germany. The emperor replied briefly to Mr. Uhl's address, joining in the hope the latter had expressed, and speaking very appreoiatively and ad miringly of the United States and Amerioans. He trusted, he said, that Mr. Uhl's activity would redound to the better understanding and more in timate relations between the two coun tries. J. Simons, the cook on the pilot boat schooner San Jose, was washed over board and lost while the sohooner was crossing the Columbia river bar Jjound in. The weather was rough outside, and a havy swell on the bar tossed the little schooner about considerably, one huge wave striking her midships and turning her over almost on her beam ends. Simons was standing at the time in the cockpit, and the reoeding wave carried him over the side. The crew was unable to render any assist ance, the unfortunate man disappear ing as soon a he went over the schoon er's side. ' - A fight between negroes and Hun garians at Keystone, W. Va., resulted in two negroes and one Hun being killed. Wilson Worthington and Geo. J Manard were also injured. Rear Admiarl Kirkland has been or dered to command the Mare Island navy-yard in place of Captain H. L. Howison, who is ordered to special duty in connection with the Oregon. Carl Albrecht, who killed his wife in Marshfleld, Or., February 18 last, was oonvioted in oircuit oourt at Empire City of murder in the first degree. The jury1 brought in a verdict after fif teen minutes' deliberation. The railroad station in' Florin, Cal., was entered by burglars, ine tmx glars robbed the railroad station,! the postofflce and Wells-Fargo express office, which are all in the same build ing. A small sum of money was taken. Crazed with drink and brooding over trouble which he considered a disgraoe to himself and relatives, Frank Wal ton, aged 80, threw himself in front of an engine on tne JKock island tracK near Lincoln, Neb. , and was ground to a pulp. . " - In the Canadian prohibition case, the privy oounoil has deoided that par liament cannot pass a general prohibi tory law, nor can the provinoes abolish the traffic in liquor, but they can pass laws to regulate it by licenses, under reasonable conditions. It is said that the war costs Spain $100,000,000 annually and 10,000 sol diers every year Notice has been given by the Soo line of its intention to put into effect a round-trip rate of f 60 from St. Paul and Minneapolis to Kootenai points. The tickets will have limits in both di rections of forty days and final return limits of ninety days. -' ' The city of L'Anse, at the head of Kewana bay, Miohigan, has been wiped out by fire. The L'Anse oompany's lumber mill and nearly all the business houses wero bunred. - Two hundred persons are homeless. The total loss is $250,000; insuranoe small. '. A dispatch from Panama says: Puerto Vijo, the capital of Manabi, with a population of 10,000, has been entirely destroyed by two earthquakes. The shocks were succeeded by floods, inundating the city. Many lives are supposed to have been lost. ' In a boxing match between John Houlihan and Pat Nolan, whioh came off in Farmington, Conn. , Houlihan was knocked out in the eleventh round and rendered unconscious. He was not resuscitated, and it is believed his in juries will prove fatal. It is stated in Kansas City that the firm of Swift & Co. will shut down their big packing plant at that point for an indefinite period. " Their plant gives employment to 1,800 men, and in capaoity ranks second among tne pack ing establishments of Kansas City. . In Rome, N. Y.,' J. Watson Hil' jT dreth, the boy trainwreoker, reoeievd a ...c- x TT; 1 Til .. i me SttULcxIUO. AJ.1B uuiupamujua, ruiu and Hibbard, who pleaded guilty of manslaughter in the first degree, were sentenced to twenty years' imprison ment on two indictments, or forty years in all William Laverone and Jaok Roberts, highwaymen, oaptured a few days since, overpowered the jailer in Ma dera, Cal., beating him severely over the head with' a briok.. , They took his koys and arms and esoaped. They are desperate characters and it is feared will kill some of the posse before they are captured. ' News is reoeived of a brutal murder oommited in Ooonto. Wis. , in a dis pute between two farmers about team of horses, in which a man named Olsen shot one named Lissot. ' He then , carried the body to a brush pile and set it on fire. A deputy sheriff ar rested Olsen and bad him handcuffed by one hand, but by a desperate effort the man esoaped and hid in the woods, THE TREATY BROKEN RUSSIANS SEIZE THE DISPUTED TERRITORY OF CHEE FOO. A Direct Violation of Laws Their Coarse . Regarded By England as an Un friendly Act Seriousness of the New Cannot Be Overestimated. London, May 14. A speoiai from Shanghai says: Russians, through an American agent named Smith, have taken possession of the disputed, territory of Chee Foo, over whioh the British . claim rights. Six Russian warships are there as well as the Detroit, Yorktown, Olympia and Machias of the United States navy. Great exoitement prevails at Chee -Foo. A dispatoh to the Globe from Shanghai says the Russians seized lot 12 of the British concessions at Chee Foo in de- fianoe of all legal and treaty rights. The Globe's editorial oomment contains this remark: "The seriousness of the hews from Chee Foo cannot be overesti mated. The aotion taken is in direot contravention of the existing laws and treaties and cannot be viewed by Great Britain as other than an unfriendly act." ! : , ; AN IMPOSING CEREMONY. Herolo Equestrian Statue of General Hancock Unveiled. . Washington, May' 14. With impos ing ceremonies, the heroic equestrian statue of Major-General Winfield Soott Hanoock was unveiled here this after noon before an immense gathering whioh inoluded President. Cleveland, Vice-President Stevenson, and repre sentatives of the supreme court, diplo matic corps, oongress, and army, vet erans, and oolleagues of the late gen eral. The unveiling was preceded by a military demonstration, in which the second army corps, at the head of whioh General Hanoock achieved his greatest victories, participated. Brigadier-General Brooke, command ing the department of the Dakotas, United States army, was grand mar shal. The exercises opened with pray er by Bishop Satterlee; of Washington. The principal address was delivered by John M. Palmer, of Illinois, major general United States volunteers dur ing the war. A salute was fired as the statue was unveiled. . Seven hundred invited guests were present, inoluding many relatives of the dead general. The statue stands in the heart of the business district of Washington. It is the work of Henry J. Elliott. Its total height is 83 feet 8 inohes. The proportions of the rider are such that if standing erect, he would measure 10 feet in height. WAS ALMOST A RIOT. Exciting Scenes Before the Missouri Convention. St. Joseph, Mo. May 14. The Re publican state convention almost turn ed into a riot this morning before the delegates were admitted to the hall. At 10 o'olook 2,000 people were in front ' of the Crawford opera house clamoring for admittanoe. . Filley, as chairman of the state oom mittee issued tickets to his delegates before leaving St. Louis. Kerns was present with the contesting delegation. The local committee on arrangements, recognizing Kerns as boss, also issued tiokets to the convention, and having Obtained possession of the keys of (-the uperu iiuuse, iciuseu iu nuiuic any uue until Filley would consent to com promise. , For over two hours the delegates stood in the hot sun cursing Filley and nerns. At ri O'olooK a crowd or men wearing Filley hats congregated in the rear of the theater and attempted to smash in the door with a battering ram The sergeant-at-arms telephoned for the police and a patrol wagon full of offl oers was sent. Embezzlement Is Charged. Sacramento, Cal., May 14. Shortly before noon today a warrant was issued for the arrest of Eugene J. Gregory, ex-mayor of Sacramento. Complaint was sworn to by Mrs. Bruce B. Lee, who accuses Gregory of having embez zled $9,000 belonging to her. Gregory is one of the most prominent men in California, and was once a Re publican oandidate for governor. He was once president of the state board of trade and was a member of the board of managers of the midwinter fair. . A Fatal Sham Battle. ; New York, May 14. A dispatch to the World from Caraoas, Venezuela, says: In a sham battle here Sunday bullets were secretly used by both sides. As a; consequence one man was killed and several wounded in the ex oitement of the fray. The Caracas Journal in commenting upon the affair grimly observes: "We have bullets for Englishmen." '" ' Students Were Riotous. Rio de Janeiro, May 14. Students of the polytechnic raised a serious dis turbanoe on Monday and maltreated their professors, shouting, "Death to thedireotor," "Down with monarohy,' and "Long live the republic!" DOINGS OF CONGRESS. Routine Work of the Fifty-Fourth ion Senate. Sea- Washington, May 9. By a deoisive vote today the ; senate decided to in accurate an investigation of the bond sales oonducted by the secretary of the treasury during the last three years. The resolution demanding the investigation is very explioit. It re quests that the committee on finance be directed to investigate and report gen erally all the material faots and cir cumstances connected with the sale of United States bonds by the secretary of the United States treasury during the years 1894, 1895 and 1896; what amount of available funds was in the treasury at the time of such issues; the obligations of the government, and the reasons lor tne withdrawal oi gold from the treasury, and the classes of persons who made such withdrawals. Washington, May 11. All Oregon and Washington items in the river and harbor bill went through the senate without opposition today, inoluding the appropriation for the boat railway at The Dalles and the Seattle canal. There will be a fight on both items in the conference. With the bond resolu tion out of the way, the senate gave its attention to the aooumulation of minor measures before going - on with the river and harbor bill Mitchell of Or egon gave notioe that when the last appropriation bill was passed.he would press the joint resolution for eleotion of senators by the people, not for the sake of having further speeohes, but to actually adopt the resolution. Bills were passed to establish a classification division in the United States patent office, and granting permission for the erection of a monument in Washington in honor of Samuel Hahnemann, and appropriating $4,000 for a foundation. Washington, May 18. The Califor nia deep-water harbor prbjeot was be fore the senate most of the day, It is seldom that a local improvement arouses so much feeling among senators, man ifesting itself in a d bate of unusual animation and of considerable personal feeling. Berry began the debate to day, declaring that this proposed ex penditure of $3,000,000 was against the publio interest and in the private in terest of C. P. Huntington, of the Southern Pacific Vest and Caffery took the ground that the appropriation should not be made at present. Frye, chairman of the oommerce committee, replied to the strictures upon the prop osition, and vehemently characterized the criticism of Huntington as savor ing of the slogan of the sand-lots." House. V Washington, May 9. The net re sult of a three and a half hours' session of the house today was the passage of a bill to amend the act oreating the oourt of appeals so as to .allow appeals from the supreme courts of the terri tories to the oourt of appeals. Piokler attempted to seoure his revenge for the defeat he suffered last night, when the house refused to remain in session to pass private pension bills, by blocking legislation today. He made the point of no quorum at every opportunity, and finally the house, losing patienoe, ad journed. Pickler threatens to keep up his tactics until he accomplishes his object, which he says is to seoure fur ther consideration for private pension bills. ' V ashington, May 11. The members of the house voted themselves $100 per month for clerk hire during the recesses of oongress. Under a resolution passed by the fifty-second congress, the mem bers of subsequent oongresses reoeived $100 per month for clerk hire during the sessions. Today the proposition to extend this allowance to members dur ing the recesses of oongress came up in the form of the Hartman resolution, adversely reported from the oommittee on accounts. It occasioned some very sharp debate. ' It bad the support of Cannon, chairman of the appropria tions oommittee, but was opposed by Dingley, the floor leader of the major ity. Aldrich said it wonld involve an additional expenditure of $216,000 per annum. , The resolution was amended so as to exoept members who are chair men of oommittees, having annual olerks, and as amended was passed 130 to 108. Washington,. May 13. The session of the house today was almost entirely devoted to the consideration of District of Columbia business. Bills were passed to authorize the secretary of the treasury to detail revenue out ers to enforoe regulations at regattas; to grant the Denver, Cripple Creek & Southwestern railroad a right of way through the South Platte and Plum oreek forest reservations; to grant pipe line rights of way over the publio do main in Colorado and Montana; to grant the Flagstaff & Canyon railroad right of way through the Grand can yon,, and to extend the charter of the Dennison & Northern, railroad. ... A preliminary conference report on the Indian appropriation bill was agreed to, and the title of Mr. Maddox, o Georiga, to his seat was confirmed. , Pennsylvania engine No. 2,106 is said to to have run 250,000 miles with out once being taken to the shops for repairs. ' Paper telegraph poles are in oreasing. NEIGHBORING TOWNS PROGRESS AND DOINGS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. A Budget of Interesting and Spicy Mewl From All the Cities and Towns on the Coast Thrift and Industry . in Every Quarter Oregon. An Oakville teacher whipped five boys and one girl on a, recent forenoon. Elgin has a new tent of Maooabees, and will soon have a camp of Wood men, i F. W. Blumberg has been made sec retary of the Albany board of immigra tion. Kern & Church are going to build a cannery at the mouth of the Siletz river. , , The Wollowa county grand jury re turned a true bill for eaoh indictment submitted to it A. J. Knollan is gathering up 12,000 sheep at The Dalles, whioh he will have driven aoross the country to East ern markets. Inorease to the flocks of 'Morrow county will not be above 80 per oent net, on account of the severe weather. Shearing has just begun. " Sheep are getting so numerous in Lake county that unless 50,000-are sold this summer the ranges will be covered. The inorease this spring is expected to be quite large. : ' E. Broughton came very near losing his life near Athena by squirrel poison a few days ago. He put a pocket knife in his mouth that had been used to stir a poisonous mixture. Klamath Falls is to form a Crater Lake club to oo-operate in the summer exoursion and to induoe the Mazamas to return to the valley by way of the fort, agency and Klamath Falls. The city marshal of La Grande pro poses to strictly enforce the law pro hibiting the riding of bicyoles on the sidewalks. Union has a similar ordin ance that is continually being violated. It is stated on good authority, says the Astorian, that about 200 gamblers and all-around toughs have recently ar rived in Astoria from Portland and other cities from whioh they have been shut out. Cut worms are said to be doing con siderable damage to growing crops in Sherman county. A few warm days, however, would put a stop to their ravages, and set everything growing in that county. In the Albany schools one afternoon they had a "bird day." Cages of can aries filled the rooms, reinforced by parrots, red-birds, owls, etc. A pro gramme made the occasion useful as well as entertaining. Henry Conn, sr. ; died at his home near Melrose, in Douglass county, last week. He oame to Oregon and settled in Douglas county in 1858. He was buired under . the auspices of the Masons in Roseburg. J. H. Townsend, of Newberg, has a prospect of making a contract with the new immigration board of Portland to go East with his stereoptioon and a se lection of views, to be furnished by the board, and in this way advertise Oregon. . : John Barto shipped four oarloads of from Pendleton one day last week, about 1,050 head, to Long Pine, Neb. . He has already made contracts for 6,000 bead- more, all of which will be, shipped to different points in Ne braska at an early date. ' The town marshal of Mitohell at tempted the other day to arrest Frank Stioe, but Stioe -drew a revolver and ohased the marshal around the bar room of the Central hotel. , Stioe was afterward arrested, however, and held to the grand jury in the sum of $500. T. R. Sheridan has been appointed administrator with the will annexed of the estate of .Stephen Minard, of Douglas county. The executor named in the will, John H. Minard, died a few days after his father. , The bond of the administrator has been fixed at $20,000.. :';;-; .'; J. H. Albert, of Salem, has a bible 250 years old, that has been in the Albert family 175 years. :: It is bound ii full calf, with stout wooden covers and back, and is 15 inches long, 10 inches in width, 6 inohes in thickness, and has a weight of 12 pounds, and was formerly olasped with iron. The old and new testaments take 1,180 pages of the volume, the remainder be ing devoted to the publisher s preface, glossary, indexes, the Augsberg oonfes' sion, and to numerous biographies of the Saxon prinoes, under ' whose pat ronage the work was done. Washington. ! '' There 4 is much inquiry" throughout the Yakima oountry for beef cattle. ; Seattle has contracted .'for the feed ing of oity prisoners at 9 cents a meal, ' Many small thefts have been com mitted at social entertainments in Olympia recently. , The eighth annual session of the state grange of the Patrons of Hus bandry will convene in Vancouver June 2. . . At least 200 people have ' passed through Pomeroy, on the way to North ern Idaho this year. Many of them come from southern Idaho. The reoeivers of the Aberdeen bank, have wiped out over $30,000 of the bank's indebtedness, leaving only about $4,000 more to pay off. The contract for keeping the oounty poor of Walla Walla has been awarded to L. L. Hunt, for $1,700. The poor will now be housed at Lakeside. . The total receipts of the Spokane oity water works for the three months of 1895 were $14,088.40, and in 1896, $16,627.65, an increase of $2,689.25, or 18 per cent A sawmill, with a daily oapaoity of 8,000 feet is being built on Chinook river, in Paoifio oounty, by Mr. Wil son, of Clatskanie, Or., and will saw to fill local demand. Tommy Lane, chief of the Puyallup Indians, was knooked down by a hobo last week, near Puyallup, and robbed of twenty oents, two pounds of beef steak and an umbrella. A forty -room hotel is being built on Long Beach, a short distance from the site of Tinker's hotel. It will be com pleted in plenty of time to accommo date the summer rush. The oivil service commissioners of Taooma have gone over to Seattle to investigate the methods and familiar- ize themselves with the workings of the civil service commission of that oity. : 4 ... At Port Townsend an unofficial test of the new revenue launch Scout show ed her to be able to easily make four teen to sixteen knots an hour. Reve nue offioers are delighted to think that the first government boat constructed on Puget sound is such an eminent suc cess. . ' : ' A few days ago, while a workman was exoavating for the Stahl building in Walla Walla, he found a coffin con taining human bones, under the Albeit building. The new building will be lower than that of the adjoining struc tures, and the coffin was exposed to view when the excavators got below the foundation of the Alheit building. A number of sheepmen from Adams, Whitman and Lincoln counties are in Walla Walla to answer in . United 1 States court the restraining orders re cently served upon them by United States Deputy Marshal F. J. Parker. The orders were issued by Judge Han ford, on application of the receiver of the Northern Paoifio oompany, who s wishes to stop tresspass upon the com pany's lands. . . v.. The Wyandotte Mining & Milling Company, a Chicago oonoern, has made ' arrangements to do a large amount of development work on its group of claims known as the Blaok . Bear, in Okanogon oounty. A large new hoisting plant will soon be erect ed, and the properties extensively worked from now on. . - Mrs. James Walters, of Garfield, was frying eggs for breakfast the other morning. . She broke one into the fry ing pan and was surprised to see a small egg inside of it. Mrs. Walters took a spoon and lifted it out and found it to be a perfeotly ' shaped egg nearly two inohes long and covered with a shell nearly as hard as the usual egg shelL It was inside the yolk of the larger egg. Judge Norman Buok, oommander of che department of Washington and . Alaska, G. A. R., has issued orders for the observance of Memorial day, Satur day, May 80, in compliance with orders from national headquarters. The de partment oommander earnestly urges ' every post in the department to invite the Woman s Relief corps, the Sons and Daughters of Veterans, the school ohildren and all of the people. ' : Idaho, i A four-foot vein of coal has been dis covered within four miles of Montpe lier. . The big Boonville stamp mill will be located .at De Lamar, and will cost when completed, $100,000. Parties ooming in from the - Nez Perce reservation say that the rains have made the roads impassable. . The base of servioe supply for the speoiai mail - servioe from Glenn's Ferry to Roseworth, Cassia oonnty, has been changed to Hagerman. ' ,r v The Consoldiated - Tiger-Poorman Mining Company is the Couer d' Alenes have satisfactorily settled their losses with the insuranoe oompany. ; The new oable for the Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Company has arrived and is being put in place. It weighs eight tons and is 8,800 feet in length. Ten of Lew is ton 'n business firms have become associated to exploit some mining olaims on Snake river forty miles above the city, twelve miles be low the Salmon river, and just opposite the Oregon and Washington state , boundary line. r There is a prospect of the comple tion of the . Palouse branch of the Northern Paoifio railroad to Lewiston. An agent of the oompany has been in the field, looking over the prospeots and gathering statistics. He filed the right of way grant from the interior department for a track aoross the reser vation with the oounty reoorder.