Hooc River Glacier. ' v . , :; ;.: .- -.:, ' " ' ' ' . It's a Cold Day When We Get Left. . VOL. 7. . HOOD RIVER. OREGON, FRIDAY. MAY 22,1896. NO. 52. 3foed Iiver (5 lacier. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY BY S. F. BLYTHE. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE. One year .........It 00 Six month...: ............ 1 W Three months.. 60 BiiKieeopy tienv THE GLACIER BARBER SHOP, HOOD RIVER. OK. GRANT EVANS, Proprietor. 8having and hair-cutting neatly done. Satli action guaranteed. THE NEWS RESUME A DIGEST FROM ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD. Comprehensive Review of the Import ant Happening of the Fait Week Called From the Telegraph Column At Home and Abroad, f Dr. Salmon, the oldest Freemason in the world, died in London. He was 108 years old. According to the monthl crop report just issued, the average condition of winter wheat is 82.9 in May, 1895. The last olean up of the Apollo mine, at Unga, Alaska,' was $87,500, the product of a three months' ran. William Deering, the ' reaper manu facturer, has made a donation to the Northwestern univeisity amounting to $315,000. The gift is in real estate and bonds. Miss Mazie Todd, aged 20, daughter of Dr. Lyman P. Todd, was killed in Lexington, Ky. , by a trolley oar while she was bioyoling. She was a cousin of Robert Lincoln. The president has approved the aot making provisions for the deportation to Canada of the Cree Indians from Montana, and their delivery to the Canadian authorities. r The Abyssinians in Massowah have liberated the Italians who wore made prisoners at Agama, and it is said that -n ir ill 1 : 1 L U rt saa xuangaBuia win uuvmm u io- maiuder within a week. Mathias Jensen, of Astoria, has in vented a machine for the manufacture of gillnets which, he olaims, will knit 00 fathoms of net in ten hours. He intends to apply for a patent. v Jaok B. Alexander, a great nephew cf Jeff Davis, was shot and mortally -wounded at his saloon in Paris, Ey. , ty John Steers, brakeman. He had re fused to trust Steers for a drink. . ... . f The' supreme oourt at Pendleton has decided that women are not eligible as candidates for the offioe of county school superintendent. There are at present fifteen women candidates for this offioe in the state. , ' In Van Buren, Ark. , Jailer Stamps was assaulted by two prisoners, who, after beating him insensible, took his keys and liberated five others. Stamps is "probably fatally injured. The prisoners were not captured. While the 9-year-old daughter of William : Ashby, of Pine valley, was crossing : Pioneer creek on a footbridge in company with another child, both were precipitated into the water and the Aghrjv cnviQ was arownea. The inorease in the price of bolts and nuts in the iron - trade the past three weeks is the evidence of a re ported gigantic pool Of manufacturers in these goods, the organization of -which is now in progress in Boston. AtEau'deVie, Mo., while sitting tip with her sick child near the open fireplace, Mrs. John Edwards' clothes caught fire, and the flames ' communi cated to the cradle. The baby was ore- tnihiii and thn vnmtn serinnolv hnrnad. D. W. Watson, a wood-dealer, was instantly killed in Seattle in a runa way. In falling off his leg was caught and torn off. His body was dragged about 100 feet, his leg being left behind. He died instantly. A convention of the'Western Feder- . . . -a r ; t. a T1 ril aciou OI JKuners uxvii iu iouvm, iuiu. Colorado, Idaho ; and Montana were largely represented, and delegates were present from most or trie western states and from Britisn uoiumDia. . Ex-Police Captain Edward B. Car penter, of New York has been sentenced to three months in the penitentiary and to pay a nne oi f l.ouu. carpenter . . . . i . j pleaded guiuy io naving reoeiveu bribes oi f l.uuu irom ine Liiquor ueai ers' Association. . In Yreka, Cal., Mrs. Henry Sowatka and her 6-year-old daughter Irene were hot to death by the Chinese oook at their Butte-oreek ranoh. The China man was dead when found, : and it is supposed that he oommitted suicide after killing the mother and child. No reason oan be found for the deed. The strike of forty-four firemen of the Armour paoking plant, in Kansas City, has assumed international propor tions, and there is no telling where or how it will end. The strikers have already petitioned the naitonal council of the Federation of Labor to declare an , international boyoott against the Armour products. An effort was made to burn the large Bunker Hill concentrator at Wardner, Idaho. The oonoentrator was fired and a portion of the flume blown up at the same moment, extinguishing the lights and stopping all the machinery. The fire was promptly extinguished by one of the mill hands. No arrests have been made. All roads in the Central Passenger Association will hereafter carry bi cyoles free. Alfred C. Field, a negro, oonvioted of the murder of Mrs. Randolph, was hanged in Chioago. Morin, the oelebrated Frenoh bi cyclist, beat John S. Johnson, the American, in both heats of the 2,000 meters raoe at the Velodrome de la Seine in Paris. The scohooner- Mary Ayer was sunk in collision with the steamer Okano, in Lake Michigan, off Grosse point, and five of her crew were drowned, two being saved. '.' An explosion at Bida, in the Nupe oountry, west coast of" Afrioa, on the Niger, has razed to the ground the palaoe of the Emir Meleki, and has killed 200 people. The Seattle, Lake Shore & Eastern railroad was sold at auotion in Seattle and was purchased by Judge H. G. Struve, representing the bondholders' committee, for $1,000,000. Ties piled on the Chioago, Milwau kee & St. Paul railorad at Waldo, a few miles south of Milwaukee, Wis., derailed a south-bound freight train. Three men were killed and two in jured. . V At the Eliot Square building in Buffalo, N. X., Thomas Purdy and Val Jenly were working at the bottom of the elevator shaft when workingmen at the top dropped down an iron bolt, killing both. In Queretaro, Mexioo, a cave-in oc curred at the opal mines and ten men were buried with earth and stones. Word was brought from the soene that four of the miners were killed and sev eral others injured. The Gaulois published in Paris, says that Senor Canovas del Castillo, the Spanish premier, is about to ask the intervention of the European powers with regard to the interference of the United States in Cubna affairs. At the Eleotrioal Exposition in pro gress in New xorK a message was flashed over the wires of the western Union and Paoifio Postal oompanies, oovering a distance of 15,000 miles, and a reply received in four minutes. The fruitgrowers of Snake river are considering the formation of a union, so that fruit oan be handled at smaller oost than previously. ( The plan is to have a Spokane commission house handle the fruit direct from the river. Fortv men were let out in the Gem mines, in Wallace, Idaho,-and will not be re-employed until development work is finished. This is said by some to be significant on aooount of the reoent explosion at the Bunker Hill and Sul livan mines. Catherine A. Lacv. 83 years of age, of Phoenix, Ariz. ,was burned to death. She had risen at 4 o'clock, and in licrhtinsr a fire ignited the. curtains. From this her clothing caught, and be fore help arrived she was fairly cooked, dying in a few minutes. A dispatch frois Vladivostock says: Quiet has been restored at Seoul, Corea, and the king will return to his palace from the Russian legation, where he has been sinoe the disposition and mas sacre of the late ministry. The Rus sian marines are returning to their ves sels. .; . r .I;."".'..,' Trouble between the Indians on the Tongue river reservation, in Montana, and the white settlers in the neighbor hood is probable, and troops have been asked to avert a possible outbreak. This is the result of depredations oom mitted by the Indians on the cattle of the whites. ' The steamer Mexioo just arrived in the Sound, brings the following Alas ka news:. The North American Com mercial Company's sohooner Seventy- Six, which left Kodiak December 11 last for Wood, island, is lost with all hands. A heavy gale sprung up just after she left, and she has not been heard of sinoe. Thomas Reynolds, 17 years old, was in the polioe oourt today, charged with burglary. He says he was wrongfully accused. William Riordan and Henry Leopold took him to a barn, and, be cause he would not confess to robbery, tied a rope about his neok and hanged him to a beam until he lost conscious ness. He was horribly tortured, he says, and was afterwards given to a policeman, who booked him for bur glary. 'His clothes were torn, off hit baok during his struglges. THE KANSAS STORM TWENTY-EIGHT WERE KILLED AND OVER FIFTY INJURED. Rising; Water in Minnesota Compel Many Families to Iieave Their Home There Will Be a Great Loss oi Property. Kansas City.May 21. Twenty-eight killed outright, fifty more injured, some fatally, and property losses ag gregating $1,000,000 is now given as an estimate of the damage done by Sunday's cyclone in Marshall, Nemaha and Brown oounties, Kan. Further reports may inorease these figures as telegraphio communication with the stricken parts is still imperfect and consternation prevails. The dead are distributed as follows: Seneca and neighborhood, 8; Oneida, 6; Reserve, 5; Sabetha, 5; Morrill, 4. Seneca Suf fered a property damage of about $350, 000, Frankfort, $100,000; Reserve, $60,000; Sabetha, $50,000; ' Morrill, $20,000. Thousands of dollars worth of property was damaged in the ooun try between these towns. Although the peouniary loss at Frankfort was great, no lives were lost there. De struction and destitution meet the eye at every turn. Men were rendered ab solutely penniless, many victims es caped with only the clothes they wore. An appeal for outside aid has been issued. . ' Rapidly Rising Waters. Crookston, Minn., May 21. The Red Lake river is rising at an alarm ing rate and great fears are entertained for the safety of the bridge and dam whioh furnish power for the water works and the Electrio Light Company. A great many families have been com pelled to move off the flats and lower portions of the city, and Jerome addi tion is flooded nearly as badly as at any previous time in its history. At the present rate of inorease, the water will reaoh a point as high as it ever has been in the history of the city. THE FOREIGN CROP OUTLOOK General Indications Point to a Heavy Yield. ' - Washington, May 21. The foreign statistics gathered by the agricultural department show the crop conditions throughout the year. The summary is as follows: Great Britain The crop outlook everywhere is good, and promises a harvest about two weeks earlier than usual. This would diminish the im ports for the remainder of the current year by about 5,000,000 bushels. France With normal weather until harvest, the wheat crop will more than suffice for home requirements. A sur plus for export is confidently piedioted by Frenoh agricultural journals and statisticians. Some expect that it will amount to 40,000,000. This quantity would affect prioes, especially if the French government should pay a boun ty on exports.. Austria-Hungary Weather favor able and crops promise well. ' Roumania The, cold' weather in April retarded the crops, but the out look is generally promising. ' v Russia Excellent prospects of a orop above the average in quantity and quality are generally reported. The unfavorable Maroh weather in the south is found to have done no serious damage. Spring sowings have been completed under good conditions. THE GREAT CANAL. A Traveler Who Thinks Its Completion - Certain. ; San Francisco, May 21. E. H.' Hin ton, long and favorably known as a traffic official of the Gould system of roads, and at present general western agent of the Panama Railroad Com pany, with offices in this city, returned home yesterday, after a six months' so journ in Colon and the Central Ameri can republics. Mr. Hinton spoke of the work on the canal as follows: "Several weeks ago I made several trips upon the oompleted portions of the canal. About two-thirds of its length between Colon and Panama is completed, but that does not mean that two-thirds of the work towards finish ing the big enterprise has been oom pleted. The Culebra, cut midway be tween Colon and Panama, and the summit of the elevation to be overcome in order to complete the canal, repre sents a vast amount of work and great expense. About 1,000 men are at work on this out. ' The oompleted por tions of the oanal are in good condi tion and many parts of its bed, because of the rocky formation, will ' endure forever. As a layman, I am more con vinced than ever that the completion of the oanal is a certainty. It is un questionably feasible and practicable." . Arrested for Throwing a Kiss. Wiohita, Kan., May 21. Mrs. M. Ashoraft, a widow, has been arrested on a warrant sworn out by T. A. Faw- cett, a tailor, who charges that she threw a kiss at him yesterday while he was with his wife and that it was done with malicious intent. Mrs. Ashoraft says the kisi was meant for !Mri. Fawcett. The Czar's Manifesto. , London, May 21. The Chroniole's Berlin correspondent says that the Ber lin Tageblatt claims that the czar's manifesto will give amnesty, partial or oomplete, to Russian prisoners in Si beria. Those sentenoed to a life of penal servitude will receive mitigation of the sentences, and offenders domi ciled in Siberia will be permitted to return to any part of European Russia except St Petersburg and Moscow. The sentences of those in jail in Eu ropean Russia for serious offenses will be ' reduced by one-third. A large number of minor offenders will be par doned. Numbers of those who left the country for political relief will be par doned, on condition of their taking the oath of allegiance. The peasantry in certain poor districts will be exoused from arrears of orown dues. Even the Jews will not be forgotten, and the ill-starred Hebrew agricultural colo nies at Ekatreinslav will also be ex oused from arrears. Blocked With Ice. , St. John's N. F., May 20. The Eng. lish steamer Nimrod has returned from Green's pond, where, with land in view, she was jammed in the ice and blocked sixteen days. She reports that the whole ooast is blocked with ice and that all the bays are full of it. Seri ous destitution exists owing to the in ability of traders to prooure supplies from St. John's, navigation being im possible. The people at many places are eating their seed potatoes, and at others the inhabitants are making a general divi sion of their stores of flour and provi sions, to make out an existenoe until supplies are proourable. The blokoade is having a damaging effect upon the oodfishery, the fishermen being unable to begin operations. Fatal Runaway Accident. Franklin. Ind.. May 20. Last niaht Counoilman Frank Crowell left his rig in front of his residence, mtendinc tn take his mother, who was in the sur rey, together with his wife and child ren, to her own home. . During his absence, the horses took fright and ran away. The elder Mrs. uroweii and tne e-year-old boy, were thrown out, but Mrs. Crowell ' the younger and her baby remained in the rig until Water street was reached, wnere tne surrey struck a rtole. and they were thrown out on the brick pavement, the child being killed in stantly. Mrs. Crowell was dangerously hurt. The elder Mrs. Crowell is hurt inter- nally and her recovery is not probable. The boy was internally hurt. Debs For Presidents . ,' Chinaeo. May 19. E. V. Ts i wna named for the presidency of theTiiited states by tne Chicago labor congress today. ; The resolution nrovnUed h rlia. oussion ' consuming three hours, and was adopted by a slight majority. It was recited in the resolution that, as the corporations, svndiantea and tmat are seeking to have presidential candi dates nominated who are in sympathy with the existing order of industrial tnings, laDor, organized and unorgan ized, should be eminllv Hnlin.ir.inna nf a man being nominated who is known to be friendly to workers and wealth producers. The oongress expressed the opinion mat luugene V. Debs is fitted to become the leader of the industrial The Tawl Capsized. Oakland, Cal., May 20. The big yawl of the Von'Sohmidt dredger, with four men on board, oapsized in Oak land creek yesterday during the pro gress of the raoes of the California Yacht Club. One man was picked up by the steamer Alameda and one man aged to swim ashore and two are miss ing. One of . them is S. H. Von Sohmidt, oousin of the owner of the dredger, and the other is a sailor. 1 Preparing to Leave New York, May 20. A dispacth to the Herald from St. Petesburg says: Dispatches to the Novoe Vremya, from Vladivostock, state that the Russians are preparing to leave Corea. First, however, they propose to restore the king to power, under a strong guard disciplined- by Russian?. A Russian company has obtained a grant to work for gold in Corea for twenty-five years. Decision Affirmed. Washington, May 20. The supreme court decided today in what is known as the "Jim Crow" car case of Plessy vs. Ferguson, that the statute of Louis iana referring to railroad oompanies supplying separate coaches for white and colored persons is constitutional, affirming the decision of the oourt be low. The Law Is Valid. Washington, May 20. Justice Har lan today delivered an opinion in the supreme oourt in the oase of Henning ton vs. the State of Georgia, involving the constitutionality of the law pro hibiting the running of freight oars in Georgia on Sunday. The opinion held the law to be valid. C. Staser, chairman of the Adams County Immigration Association, has opened a correspondence with a view to securing for that oounty a oolony of Dunkards, who contemplate ooming to Washington from Indiana. THE PACIFIC STATES INTERESTING NEWS NOTES FROM VARIOUS PLACES. The Great Northwest Furnishes Some News of More Than General Inter estDevelopment and Progress in All Industries Oregon. William Hunter, an old Linn oounty pioneer, died at Brownsville last week, at the age of 85. The La Grande Bioyoling Club has decided to build a bicycle track, one third of a mile in length, to oost $500. J. Comio, of Newberg, has sent East for a quantity of peppermint roots, and will experiment with the peppermint plant in Oregon soil. The oontract for building the First Presbyterian church, in Brownsville, has been awarded to Glass & Cox, of that city, for $1,424. Morrow county sheepnerders found a dead lamb a few days ago that had two bodies, eight legs, ' one head and three eyes, says the Canyon City News. Some of the papers in Coos oounty are quite positive arrangments have been made that will insure the estab lishment of a beet-sugar factory in that county. , ' i Eight Dalles horses will be taken to Heppner to contest for the purses being hung up by the speed association 'of that place during the raoing season, whioh begins on the 26th. Indications are that no jury will be impanelled at this term of oourt in Grant oounty to try criminal cases, the oivil docket being suoh that the court will pass upon most of the oases. The report of the treasurer of The Dalles shows a total cash balance on band of $5,729.55. Of this amount $2,233.85 was received during the month, principally from oity taxes. ' As the Coburg train on the Natron branch passed Wilkins one night ' last week, just at dusk, it received a lively shaking up, and was nearly thrown from the track. The oause was the filling of the split switoh at that point with rocks, undoubtedly with the in tention of causing a wreck. A larger body of ore is in sight in the Virtue mine today than ever before in the history of that now famous prop erty. ' In faot they have opened up suoh a body of ore as to crowd the ca pacity of the mill. A number of men have been laid off in consequene. , It is said that two men can break down as much ore in a day as ten men could formorly. ' Oregon has several mining ex changes, the latest being organized in Portland. These institutions are not Incorporated for tne purpose oi selling shares iii oompanies, but for x the pur pose of dispensing general mining in formation by reports and maps, and in advertising the mineral wealth of the state. The needs of this kind of work is daily becoming more and more ap parent. Sheriff Henderson's tax. oollectioi in Yamhill oounty for the current year foot up $31,807.15, or about one-thud of the total tax. This will pay all state debts and enable the oounty to make a call on warrants. The South ern Paoifio Railroad Company 'last week paid tax in . Yamhill county amounting to $3,900. Treasurer John Pennington forwarded $5,373.80 to the state treasurer, it being the last install ment of the 1895 state tax. , A complaint has ' been made out oharging Mrs. May, of the Tillamook academy, with assault in having too severly punished some of the girls at the academy. . Of this case the Tilla mook Headlight says: "The matter is being stirred up a litlte too far, and developments may surprise somebody yet. Of course, Mrs. May did not use the best of 1 judgment in chastising the girls, aocording to our belief, but no doubt she regrets it, and has been suf ficiently punished by the unpleasant notoriety of the affair. " It is said that the Greenhorn . range will be oovered with ; prospectors and miners during the summer. Its min eral possibilities are great and all it requires is the enlistment of oapital. to render it one of the greatest mining centers west of Colorado. The busi ness men of Baker City little realize the great undeveloped wealth at the very door of their growing town and the mining fraternity note with pleas ure the determination of the Commer cial Club to bring to prominent notice this undeveloped wealth. The people of Port Orford were treated to the unusual sight of a water spout at sea, May 1. It gathered far out in the bay, and assuming the form of an - immense writhing, squirming serpent, rapidly asoended to the blaok overhanging clouds, and, taking a northeasterly course, and while gyrat ing with extiaordinary velocity, it moved rapidly shoreward, striking the beach about two miles south of Port Orford. Luckily, sohool bad just closed for noon, and the ohildren all had a fine view of the phenomena, in whioh they took a great interest. ' Washington. R. F. Jordan, of Wallula, put out poison for squirrels, and let bia hogs run in the same field. They ate the poisoned wheat and fifty-two died. Fairfield's cheese factory has started up. . Two bears were killed near Sealand last week. ' " Work is to begin . at onoe upon a speed track for Port Townsend. Waitsburg expects the largest straw berry orop this year in its history. Hog oholera in a mild form is preva lent in the west side of the Kittitas valley. E. G. Grindrod, of Kittitas oounty, is experimenting in the cultivation of the Australian salt bush plant. Mandamus proceedings have been begun against the city treasurer of Port Townsend to oompel him to use the cash on hand to pay old warrants outstanding. The Auburn Argus says it is Safe to say that not one-quarter of the hop , acreage will be cultivated this year in the Green river distriot. as compared with former years. Mrs. Duloinea Ridgeway died in Buckley May 12, at the age of 76. She came to Oregon with her husband in 1852, and settled near Lebanon, where most of her life was spent. The Boundary Mining and Invest ment Company has been incorporated, with headquarters at Spokane. The oapital stock is $50,000, and the pur pose is to operate mining properties in the United States and British Colum bia, x - ' The American Lake road was sold last week in Taooma to Robert Wingate by Receiver Ellis for $8,400. The road was originally built as the terminus of the Union Paoifio . line in Taooma. It will be equipped eleotrioally, and run as a suburban line. The deposit of the Whatoom oounty ' treasurer in the defunct Bellingham Bay National bank was secured by a $25,000 bond, and by a first mortgage on the bank building, valued at $60,- 000, whioh, by the way, is the amount of the oapital stock of the bank. It is expected, if present arrange- - ments are carried out, that the oannery at Blaine will be well under construe- tion, if not completed, by the 1st day of June next. The cannery will have a capacity of at least 500 cases per day, utilizing two retorts and other -paraphernalia for a oannery of this ca pacity. The Hugh Gillighan will case, set for hearing before Judge Arthur at Spokane, was continued until June 8. Gillighan was the miner who died at Medical Lake and left $13,000 in the Cheney bank, with a memorandum for a will, dividing the money among friends. His relatives resist the pro bate of the dooument as a will. " Idaho. . The Lines company has three shifts employed on the Mother lode. A sta tion has been out and drifting will soon be oommenced. The ore streak is six feet and of good value. The old Nicolia mining camp whioh has lain comparatively idle for the past seven years, will make quite a re spectable output of ore. The originaf v, Viola mine, owing to its being in liti gation, will probably remain idle, but there are other mines in that vicinity which have produoed sufficient ore during the- past winter to justify the ' letting of oontraots to freight the out put to Dubois, where it will be shipped to Denver. The miners employed in the De La mar mine are out on a strike, and ask that their wages be restored to the amount paid them before the out two years ago. No disturbance is antici pated and the Miner's Union says that none will be tolerated by them. The manager has submitted the matter to the head offioe in New York. The sale of the Yellow Jaoket mine has been consummated in New York. The price stated is $1,000,000 cash. -The former owners still retain a large . ' interest in the property. The . prop erty oonsists of thirty-six mining lode claims, plaoer olaims, three mill sites and in all 800 acres A town site is being laid out on the placer claims. Government patents oovering the entire -property have recently been issued. Montana. ' It is more than likely that Butte will be honored by a visit of the mining class of the Columbian Sohool of Mines of New York some time in June. Several shipments of ore from the Homestake have been made to the Col orado smelter the past week. The shaft on this property will be sunk an additional 100 feet. The Western Mine Enterprise Com pany, of Butte, are overhauling and making extensive repairs in the old mill at Bannock. The mill will be started up just as soon as in condition and will be run on ores from the com pany's properties in that district. There is a movement on foot to build a smelter in Phillipsbarg and the citi zens of that community are in a fair way of realizing their fondest hopes. It has long been known to the mining fraternity that no distriot in the West offers better inducements lor a plant of this kind and it only awaits the ne gotiations now pending between the citizens and Butte capitalists.