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- Fin day; February , is.97.
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The cabinet of Mr. McKi
ooninlelcd. John Sherman of Ohio
will be secretary of state; Lyman J.
Gage of Illinois, secretary of the treas
ury; General Russell A. Alger of Mich
ijfan, secretary of war; Judge Goff of
West Virginia, attorney ger.eral: John
D. Long of Massachusetts, secretory of
the navv ; Judge MeKlnnii of Califor
nia, secretary of the interior; and Jas,
Wilson of Iowa, secretary of agricul
ture. The postmaster-generalship, it
l expected, will be given to New York
if a man can be found whose appoint
luent. to a cabinet position will not
help al nnr the division of the party in
Lvnian J. Gage, who will be the
next secretary of the treasury, is said
to be a great admirer of Cleveland, nav
ing voted for him in 1884, and in favor
of tariff reform and the new civil ser
vice regulations. His appointment is
hot hailed with delight by that large
following in the republican party who
believe that to the victors belong the
spoils when their side wins.
Legislation that has in view the driv
ing of trusts from ylew Is ponding in
Alabama, Pennsylvania,' Massachu
setts, Indiana, Utah, Minnesota, Wis
consin, and even In New Jersey, the
home of monopolies. Since the Geor
gia legislature passed an anti-trust law,
lust December, every trust doing busl8
iiess In that state has revoked all con
tacts that kept out competitors.
The first number of the American
Fruit Growers' Union, a semi-monthly
journal, has been received. It is got
ten out in Chicago by Willis Brown,
secretary atid general manager of the
. union, and is devoted to fruit growers'
Interests in co-operative fruit market
f ng, fruit crops and market reports and
The Glacier is in receipt of a very
re'uduble communication from White
Halmon, throughout which can readily
lie recognized u vein of sarcasm, in
which the writer gives an account of
the meeting of berry growers last Sat
urday. We have decided not to pub
lisli it for the reason that it will do no
The Skamania Pioneer asks for a
correspondent I" each precinct to give
"the news, not poetry." And in the
name issue prints a poem a column and
one-third long, by a' citizen-, of. Chen
oweth, entitled "The Last Christmas
All old soldiers will be' pleased with
General Alger's appointment as sec
retary of war in McKinlcy's cabinet.
He is a man they delight to see hon
ored.. ' 1 .' ' 1
The new apportionment bill before
the legislature gives Wasco and Sher
man counties one senator and Wasco
county two representatives.
By n vote of 50 to 9, the voters of
Dufur school district decided to bond
the district for $3,000 to build a new
Salem, Or., Feb. 3. There was an
Attempt made to hold a joint conven
tion of the two houses this morning
for the purpose of voting for a United
States senator, but only 36 answered to
roll call, though two members, Sena
tor Hughes and Representative Lake,
came in later, swelling the number to
f!S. However, Senators Haseltine and
Heed refused to take a band in the pro
ceedings and withdrew from the con
vention, leaving only 30 to proceed
with the election of a senator. After
considerable debate as to the legality of
the convention, and the possibility of
Ms authority to elect a senator, a mo
tion to adjourn to 7:30 tonight pre-
vailed. , I ... .
Salem, Or., Feb. 4. Only 32 mem
bers answered to roll call at the Joint
convention ' today. . Huntington of
Wasco created a sensation by announc
ing that he did not consider the house
properly organized, and that ho would
withdraw until such a time as a legal
organization could be effected. Four
ni her members asked to be released
from all obligations to Senator Mitchell.
Mulch for Strawberries. ?
Hood River, Jan. 18, 1897. Editor
Glacier: I cut the enclosed sIId from
ick's illustrated Monthly, it seems
to me to solve the problem of the
strawberry' crop to those who have
large patches, few hands to till and no
money to hire, and need winter protec
tion. . P. G. Barrett.
A very happy expedient is presented
by a correspondent of Connellsville,Pa.
Having made a new plantation in
spring, he says: "I then cultivate
about once a week or as often as I caul
tin-til the middle of August; there are
now plenty of young plants and the
rows, or beds, are from eighteen to
twenty-four inches wide, leaving
plenty of room for a path between. I
now take some oats and scatter them
among the plants niid in the paths,
then cultivate, and in a short time you
will have a full patch of oats, so that
t he plants are almost burkd from sight.
The oats continue to grow until frost
comes, then settle down, completely
covering the plants which are protect
ed from the frost, and when spring
opens the oats have disappeared, hav
ing totted or wosted away, and the
nliints come through in good shape. I
nave half an acre and the oats are now
eighteen inches tall, and I expect the
plants to come out in the spring in
good condition. I have tried it three
years and I am satisfied with the re-
Reminiscences of the Cayuse War.
, ' (Continued from last week.)
Lieut. Jeffreys of our company went
over in Ihe hills and made arrange-
; nients with dipt, (iumyer, in charge
i of a company of mounted hlf-breeds
j from French Prairie, to charge the In-
dians. This company was about the
beat company of Indian fighters In the
command. Pretty soon we heard the
French boys yelling, and we could see
their flag above the hill. They dashed
off as fast as their horses could run.
Co. B then charged over. the bill, the
Indians ran and we captured their rifle
pits. They left ' their tobacco sacks,
gun sticks, and in fact, nearly every
thing could be found in their holes in
the ground. We got into their rifle
pits, unci I was iiMone along with Lieut.
McAuliff and Jim Beebe. The Indi
atis had made a stand just over the
next rise of ground. They would raise
their hats on gun sticks for us to shoot
at, and occasionally one would dance
around, holding his blanket by one
corner while he swung it in the air.
I made a hole in the ridge of earth
thrown up outside our pit, laid a stick
of wood on top so that I could not be
seen by the enemy, and sat there with
my gun cocked. McAuliff and Beebe
were lying down:- Beebe kept saying,
"Why don't you shoot?" I said,
"Wait till that rascal swings his blan
ket again." Presently the Indian
made a, grand flourish and swept
around gracefully with his blanket. It
was all done in an instant, but I fired
and shot him in the belly. The In
dians made a great fuss, and I could
hear him" crying. He was put on a
horse and started across the bottom.
Finally they took him off his horse,
and about 25 Indians came out of the
timber and lie was carried away.
While a party of us were sitting on
a hill side, eating cam as and couse, we
noticed an Indian stealing down to
wards a hollow in the direction of
where Choate had gone. We yelled
to Choate aud tried to tell him to look
out for himself, but couldn't make him
understand. We then motioned for
him to come back. .1 went over to
wards the Indian and crawled up be
hind a badger mound. I looked over
in the gully and saw the Indian crawl
ing along. He saw me at the same
time and got behind a slight rise in the
ground. I laid with my face close to
the ground, as the little mound would
hardly hide me. Pretty soon the boys
shouted, "Shoot him, Ame; he's run-
ning!" As I raised up be had started
to run out across the bottom. He ratl
in a zig-zag course, so that I could not
take aim till he was about 125 yards off;
but I finally downed him.
He laid there in plain view of us, but
I could not get to him, as be was too
close to the headquarters of the Indi
dians, near a point of timber. We bad
an old mortar gun that we brought
from the fort, which we loaded by fill
ing a sock with pieces of iron, bullets,
etc., and then fired several shots Into
the timber, thinking to oust the In
dians. While Capt. Wilson was pour
ing powder into the tube, a bullet came
along and knocked the can of powder
out of his. hands. About the third
lime the mortar was fired ' it bursted,
and the flying pieces nearly killed
Capt. Wilson, who went about with
his head tied up for three or fous days.
The Indians came in the night and
dragged my Injun away with horse
and lariat, and all I got from him was
16 bullets I found scattered along the
trail where they dragged him. A little
later a bullet struck . the front part of
Meigs' glazed cap and tore It nearly off
bis head. A bunch of cotton bigger
than his cap in the first place was
knocked out of it. Meigs jumped onto
Bill Gates' horse and rode dovn the
hill 60 yards and up the other side of
the gulch .about 50 yards, and then
came riding slowly back. He was a
young lawyer from The Dalles.
Next day was the last day of the
fight. An Indian came out some dis
tance from the main crowd and said he
wanted to talk with our commander.
Lieut Jeffreys and I went out to meet
him. The Indian also had a man with
him. When we got .within about 200
yards the Indian asked that only one
of us come to him, so I stopped and th
other Indian d,id the same. Jeffreys
and the Indian met and shook hands;
their talk lasted about five minutes,
when each man turned and started for
his own command. The Indian was
on horseback, while Jeffreys was afoot.
When, they got about 50 yards apart
about 50 Indians on horseback came
yelling towards us. Jeffreys ran till
he came to me. I drew my gun up to
my face. The Indians came on to
within about 200 yards, when one-half
of them turned to the right and the
others to the left. What they wanted
to do was to kill one of our officers, but
they' saw our boys running down the
hill to meet them, and they were too
cowardly to couie nearer. -
It was rather quiet on the hill for
awhile in the forenoon. We could see
a big Indian riding up and down a
ridge across the hollow. ' He seemed
to be waiting for something. John
Pulp, better known as Oregon John,
and myself stole down the hill, across
the flat and up a little gulch. The In
dian came back down the ridge, and
as be turned to go up our boys called to
us, "Now is your time, boys." 1 We ran
up the hill a few yards, and there he
was, riding along hi plain view hot
j over 100 yards away. 1 JWli of us were
so tired out from running that we could
not hold on him, but being anxious to
shoot, bang, bang! went our guns.. The
Indian wheeled his horse arid came
riding toward us. Our guns being
empty, we took to our heels and ran.
The Indian did not follow far, but
turned and rode back up the hill. I
have since been told that it was Stock
Whitley, chief of the Des Chutes, and
that be was on a strike. He and his
band were fighting for revenup, and
they had concluded they wanted more
pay. And while riding back and forth
on this ridge he was waiting for an an
swer to his demand for a rise. In the
afternoon the fight was more lively all
along the line till about 4 o'clock. The
volunteers that Mountain Robinson
met came in sight on the bills towards
Umatilla, and there was one contin
uous stream of soldiers kept pouring
over the hills till after dark.
Next morning no Indians were on
the battle ground; we could see one
here and there on the high points, act
ing as spies. It was 9 o'clock before
we discovered that the Indians had
left. We then started up t he road, and
in about four miles came to their town.
They bad taken the roofs off their
houses, which consisted chiefly of skins :
of animals. There was about 500 bouses 1
in the village. In some of them were '
large ricks, of provisions of all kinds, j
We took some and set fire to the bal- j
ance. We then followed their trail
over to the Coupee, 15 or 20 miles, :
where we camped for the night. Some
of the officers went to the French bar
racks, where all the French of the val-!
ley and some friendly Indians stopped j
all fall and winter. They reported
that the Indians passed there in great
confusion, saying they could bavestood j
us off, but that a new crowd had come,'!
a string of white soldiers reaching from
The Dalles to Walla Walla, which they
considered too much for them. The
Frenchmen said the Indians had their
children tied on top of the packs on j
their horses, and that while traveling
in the night, one woman 'discovered
that a horse was missing with her baby
lushed on the pack. ... She went back I
and found the horse feeding on a hill
side. She was only three or four hours
ahead of us. r j
Next morning it was snowing, and
our horses were not fit to follow the re- ;
treating Indians after standing so
many days without food. We return-!
ed to camp, and next morning the
snow was 15 inches deep and the ther- j
mometer 27 degrees below zero.. We '
went into winter quarters in factory:
cotton tents, and wintered on beef
straight, but it was good beef, captured
from the Indians., and we had plenty
of it.. ; . j
I was said to be the best shot In the ;
whole regiment. I shot away CO bul
lets In the battle and wasknown to kill
only five Indians. Lots of the boys i
did good work, among them Mr. Hald, .
now a resident of Hood River valley.
t i't it... U II 1 1 '
woe ev.-.....K, mC that is honestly laborious at all. The
ended, two half-breeds rode into camp lioe,r l;fe is too sieepy, too destitute of
and reported that Governor Stevens stirring thought or effort, to be alto
would be there next day by 10 a. m. j pother natural. It needs at least the
So next morning we made rendy to re- j old element of danger and neeessarv
celve him and fixed a platform for him j "fflance to render it even bracing.
to give us a speech, at which business MIXTURE, OF ' STRANGE BLOOD,
he was second to noue. We formed in i
hollow square, fired a salute from our
guns and gave htm a royal reception.
The little Indian had taken Colonel
Kelly's letter and delivered It to Gov.
Stevens some where in the Nez Perces
country, and that was the first Intima
tion the governor had received of the
war. Everything was so agreeable
when he passed up in the spring that
he never thought of war. He then got
100 Nez Perces braves to accompany
him and was not molested. The gov
ernor mounted the platform and spoke
for an hour and a ' half. I was stand
ing In line, with two or three lines
back of me, when one . of the boys in
the rear rank gave me a nudge and
said a gentleman wished to speak to
me. I turned round, and there sat the
little Indian on his horse. I went to
him and he leaned over and grabbed
my hand and held it quite awhile. I
asked kim how he knew me among so
many. He smiled and said, ''Meal
ways know you." I have since learned
that he joined the hostiles the next
summer and was killed in a. fight
across Snake river, along with Ow
rtign. me iez rerces an went 10
The Dalles with the governor. .
l suppose some win say we were , uiuioons, useu oy me untisn govern
wicked in our treatment of the Indi-j ment, and also do some part of th rop
ans, but while' we were fighting tlm ! inS of he balloons. They work in
thev would siiake the sealDS of white
at us, and we' naturally wanted to re- j
One of the most excitable instances
of the whole campaign happened the!
first nisrht of the battle, while we were I
lying in the fence corners. The Indi
ans set fire to a house about 600 yards
from us. It made a big blaze and light- j
ed up the surroundings as plain as day.
About 1,000 Indians circled round and
round the fire, every one yelling bis
George Montane was our guide, and
a good one he was, too. "
Well, Mr. Wood, this ends the story
of the battle as I saw It and as I recol
lect it. Yours truly, .
. Amos Unperwood.
P. O., Hood River, Or.
WANTED SEVERAL FAITHFUL MEN
or women to travel for responsible estab
lished house In Oregon. Salary f780,payable15
weekly and expenaes. PoHitlon permanent.
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SPREES AT A CHURCH FESTIVAL.
Contracted for by Subscription In the
' Rhlneland Village of Oberringolhoim.
It ia a custom of the country in Ger
many to get drunk at the consecration
of a new church. . This custom lias
been regarded as unlovely and un-
Christian by maDy influential Germans
of the new school, most notably by Em
peror William II., but still it remains
unreformed. and the comic weeklies do
not tire of depicting the scenes, in and
out of the police court, that follow the
consecration sprees and lights. Some
'three weeks ago the festival of a new
church was celebrated in Oberringel
heim, in the lihine country. In antici
pation of the usual trade in exhilarat
ing liquors a saloonkeeper who does
business near the sacred edifice adver
tised thus in the Rhineiand Observer:
"Jacob Muller herewith pledges him
self for a subscription price of three
marks (75 cents) to serve every one
of his guests with as much wine as he
can drink on the occasion of the church
' "Inviting my friends, and patrons to
visit me in response to this request, 1
remain, respectfully yours,
v "Jacob Muller."
Within an hour after the newspapers
containing this advertisement ap
peared, 39 citizens of little Oberringel
heim bought subscription tickets from
Muller. At the current price of or
dinary loose wine in the Rhine country,
emch of the 39 and their colleagues in
this speculation had to drink 10 large
glassfuls before he could begin to bene
fit by the subscription tariff. The
final results of the speculation cannot
be known until the police court reports
of the Oberringelheim district arrive
with the newspapers from the ; con
tinent. LIFE IN THE
Its Tendency Is
to Enervate Na-
And as to the tendency of the growth
of great cities to enervate nations there
ib no proof of it at all unless we identity
the life of great cities with the passion
for idleness and pleasure and self-indulgence,
which sometimes, but by in
means universally, accompanies their
growth, says the Loudon Spectator.
When you get a large proletariat liv
ing, as that of ancient Rome and pos
sibly of Xineveh and Babylon did, on
the alms of the rich and powerful, then
no doubt you have the conditions of
a thoroughly unnatural and unhealthy
life, and no one can wonder at the rapid
decay of such cities and of the .nations
which gloried in them. But where the
honest working class far outnumbers
the proletariat; where ', the t middle
classes of distributors and manufac
turers and professional men are labor
ious, and energetic, and even the class
that lives on its accumulated wealth
contains a considerable sprinkling of
6crious and disinterested workers, wo
do not believe that there is the smalles-t
evidence of any greater danger in the
life of the city, than in the life of the
agricultural village of the pastoral,
tribe. Indeed, we should regard Olive
Schreiner's picture of the life of the
modern Boers ns indicating a condi
tion of things more prolific of morbid
elements, with it almost complete ab
sence of any stirring or active intelli
gence, than any- kind of modern life
Few Reigning Families of Same Nation
- ality as the People Governed.
There is hardly a reigning monarch
in Europe whose family is of the samo
nationality, absolutely, as the jicople,
governed. . The house of Austria is
really the house of Lorraine, and even
in their origin tlie Hapsburgs were
Swiss. And if Emperor Francis be not.
strictly speaking, an Austrian, still les
is he a Hungarian, although he is n
king of Hungary, says London Tit
The king of Belgium is a Saxe-Co-burg,
the king of Denmark a Ilolsteiner,
the infant monarch of Spnin is a Bour
bon, the kii.g of Italy a Savoyard, the
king of 15 on mania and Prince Ferdi
nand of Bulgaria, are both foreigners,
the founder of the Bernadotte dvnastv
in Sweden was born at Pau less than :v
century and a quarter ago, the czar i
a Holstein Gbttorp, and the king of the
Hellenes is likewise a Holsteiner.
Even in England's royal family there
is very little English blood left. The
Ilohenzollerns were originally Suab
ians, and, therefore, partly Bavarians
rnd partly Swiss. Neither was the his
toric house of Orange, in which patriot
ism has nearly always been the first in
stinct, Djtch to begin with.'
Making War Balloons,
Women make the aerostats, or war
L"CUB uum P"ly r me purpose,
nre about 35 women encased.
all earn good wages. They nre
mostly the wives and tlaughterof sol
diers, and have all been carefullv
trained by the superintendent cf the
balloon department. The making of
the balloons requires a very delioate
I touch' on thin flint of bullock's skin
!havinff .to be laIdver another with the
have also to be woven into each other
with extraordinary deftness. V - i
Isolated Weather Station.
Rockall, a desolate granite rock ris
ing1 only 70 feet above the sea, between
Iceland and the Hebrides, is to be made
an English meteorological station. It
lies 2!"0 miles from land, the nenrrst
point to it being the little island pi! St.
Kilda, ISO miles away, and itself nearly
100 miles from the main gronpl of the
Hebrides. RocUall is in the path of ihe
eylonic disturbances on the Atlantic,
and ihe station there won I'1 give timoly
warning of storms approaching the
British coast. ... . , , : .. ,.
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