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It's a Cold Day When We Get Left.
Ripenings Both at Home
, and Abroad. '
(Interesting Collection of Items From
t Many Places Called From tho Frew
' Keports of the Current Week.
President McKinley was the guest of
honor at the peace jublilee banquet of
the Phildelphia Clover Club.
President Zelaya, of Kicaragua, has
granted two Americans a new conces
sion for an interoceanio oanal.
The president has issued his annual
proclamation, setting apart Thursday,
November 24, as Thanksgiving day.
The wooden steamer L. R. Doty was
lost in a gale on Lake Michigan and of
17 people on board, none were saved.
The Frenob, anticipating the pro
posed demands of England, have with
drawn Major Marchand from FaBhoda.
The French court of cassation has de
cided in. favor of revision of the famous
Dreyfus case, and the immediate pro
visional liberation of Dreyfus.
At Lake Linden, Mioh., a boiler in
the Calumet & Heola boiler-house ex
ploded, killing three men instantly and
burning one seriously. .
The' San Francisoo grand jury has
voted to indiot Mrs. Botkin on the
charge of murder. The trial will be
held in the supeiior court.
The steamer L. R. Doty, with her
crew of 15 men. is believed by marine
men to have been lost in the great
storm in midlake off Kenosha, Wis.
Colonel George E. Waring, jr., for
merly street commissioner of New
York, is sick at his home in that city
with yellow fever, contracted at Hav
ana. At Richmond, Tex., Manuel Morris
and Peter Autre, negroes, were hanged
from a double gallows. Morris mur
dered and then outraged a 6-year-old
blind girl. Autre assassinated; his mis
tress. Vice-President Hobart narrowly es
caped being killed In a runaway aoci
dent in Philadelphia. A team behind
which he was riding bolted, and when
a ' terrible disaster seemed certain a
police officer dashed out, seized the bits
of the horses and stopped them.
Ex-State Reprseentative George
Ogle, of Clackamas oounty, Oregon,
has refused to acoept the money voted
him by the recent session of the legis
lature for full pay for the disorganized
house of 1897.
.Three more warships are to be sent
to'Manila. Two will proceed byway
of (the Suez canal and one across the
Pacific. The Brooklyn will be the first
to 'sail and will leave new York early
this week with supplies and ammuni
tion for Dewey's fleet. The Helena is
soon to follow. The Yorktown is to
leave San Franoisoo soon after being
plaoed in commission.
Cubans have resented 'the American
assumption of authority at Manzanillo,
and the situation is strained. ' ' '
, General Butler has warned Secretary
Alger that some show of strength must
be made soon or America will lose all
prestige with the Cubans.
An electrician has made the startling
discovery that esoaped eleotriolty in
New York follows underground pipes
and resulting electrolysis cuts away the
bottoms of street-car rails and iron
foundations of all kinds of structures.
Governor Tanner, of Illinois, says
that labor must not be imported to his
state, and if an attempt is made the
train carrying the imported laborers
' will be met at the state line and shot
to pieces with gatling guns.
President McKinley is said to have a
plan to get back at Germany by exclud
ing impure German products, and thus
retaliate against the kaiser's govern
ment for the unjust discrimination con
tinually being made against' American
poik and other meat produots.
The Cuban debt question has been
finally disposed of at Paris. The Span
ish peace commissioners acquiesced in
the refusal of the Americans to have
the heavy burden saddled upon the
United States. The oession of Guam to
America was agreed upon and all differ
ences regarding Porto Rico settled by
. mutual understanding.
The monthly statement of the collec
tions of internal revenue shows that
during September last the total receipts
from all sources were $21,718,889, a
gain as compared with September,
1897, of $8,868,888. For the three
months ending September 80, 1898, the
receipts were $71,989,460, a gain as
compared with the same period in 1897
'of $28,196,823.
It is expected that the decision of the
- secretary of the navy to retain all the
vessels purchased during the war will
have the effeot of causing a boom in
Amerioan shipbuilding. It oomes just
at a time when there is an unusual de
mand for ships flying the American
flag on aocount of the expanding com
merce of the United States in general,
and particularly on account of the de-
- oision of the administration to oonftne
trade between American ports and
Porto Rico to American vessels.
The departure of troops tor Cuba has
been postponed. Yellow jack has
caused the delay.
General Rio del Pinar, chief rival of
Agulnaldo, has been arrested on a
charge ot having disregarded the au
thority of the insurgent dictator.
. Controller Dawes, who Is treasurer
of the Lafayette monument fund, is
being deluged with contributions from
the school children of the country.
The United States of Central Amer
ica, the new republic, has sprung into
life. It is composed of three countries,
Honduras, Salvador and Nioaragua.
It is the intention of the administra
tion to urge the construction of the
Nicaragua canal by government aid, in
accordance with the concession of the
Maritime Canal Company.
: Rear-Admiral Bunce's retirement on
Deoember 25 will make Rear-Admiral
Dewey the senior officer of the navy,
and it congress revives the grade of ad
miral, as desired by Secretary Long,
his appointment to that rank ' will fol
low without any further jumping.
A cash indemnity will be demanded
of Spain, and the United States will
insist upon being reimbursed for every
dollar expended directly or indirectly
on account of the war. A general bal
anoe of accounts is to be struck and the
indemnity will be deduoted from the
sum allowed for the Philippines.
The murder of a prospector named
Botleau, on the Ashcroft-Glenora trail
has been reported to the provisional
police. The murderer is variously
known as T. Wilson, McGregor and
MoGraw. The killing was the culmina
tion of several weeks of quarreling, in
duced by privation and disappointment
on that desolate trail.
. A dispatch to the Herald, from Ha
vana says no deoision has yet been
reaohed by the commissioners regard
ing the date of evacuation. One or two
communications have passed on minor
agreements as to the day when Spanish
sovereignty in the island shall oease.
The Spaniards, however, will again be
ordered to get out by January 1.
r Four privates of the Nineteenth in
fantry, who were left at Fort Wayne
when the regiment went South, were
badly injured by an explosion of pow
der whioh they were transferring from
the basement of the gruadhouse for
transhipment to the regiment in Porto
Rico. The men are Fred Fisher, Archie
Miller and Robert Lavall. It is be
lieved the powder was ignited by a
spark from a cigarette, whioh a soldier
was smoking.
Porto Rioans, it is said, will demand
territorial rights.
The new French premier has succeed
ed in forming a cabinet. .
Agricultural experiment stations are
to be established in Alaska.
A company, of Chinese naval reserves
is to be formed in Philadelphia.
John H. Dialogue, head of the ship
building firm of that name, is dead at
his home at Camden, N, J.
According to Pension Commissioner
Evans the war has cost the United
States 8,000 lives to date.
The Paris exposition has granted
America - extra floor space, and the
allotment now amount!) to 210,000
square feet.
A dispatch to the Herald from San
tiago, Chile, announcers that the pro
tocol on the Puna de Aloala dispute has
been signed. This settles the Chile-,
Argentine dispute. '
The former Spanish oruiser, the
Maria Teresa, which was sunk during
the battle with Cervera's fleet and'
raised under the direotion of Naval.
Constructor Hobson, has sailed from
Caimanera for Hampton roads.
It is rumored that the United States
has bought Samana bay, Santo Domin
go, and will establish a coaling station
there. Samana bay is a deep inlet in
the northern coast of the island and is
in the direct route to Porto Rioo. '
A proposition being considered by,
the Cuban assembly is the division of
Cuba into four states, to be called
Orient, Camaguey, Las Villas and Oc
cident. Between the proposed states,
of Camaguey and Las Villas would be
a spaoe of land which would be a spe
oial federal district or territory where
the capitol would- be built, a new in
land town for this speclfio purpose.
In his annual report James A. Dur
mont, supervising inspector-general of
steamboats, states that the total num
ber' of accidents to steamships result
ing in loss of life during the year was
81. The resultant loss of life was 288,
an increase over the last previous year
of 100.-' Of the lives lost 84 were pas
sengers and 199 crews. The estimated
number of passengeis carried on vessels
inspected by the service during the
year is 850,000,000.
At a meeting of the Paris peace com
mission the Americans presented a
written expression of the purpose of
the United States to take the entire
group ot the Philippine debt as has
been spent for the benefit of the islands
in public works, Improvements and
permanent betterments. ' It was also
set forth that the United States would
not assume any part of the Philippine
debt whioh had been inourred by Spain
for the furtherance of military or naval
operations to quell the insurrections of
the natives.
A Press Censorship Has Baen
Gathering of m Big Squadron Prepara
tions for War In Progress All Over
the World.
London, Nov. 2. The Daily Mail
this morning publishes no news regard
ing ' England's war preparations, ex
plaining that silence is due to a letter
from the war office, asking it not to
publish "anything whioh might be
useful to a possible enemy." The
Daily Mail confiims the reports of un
exampled aotivity at the French dock
yards, notably at Toulon, where the
coast ports have been experimenting
with melinite shells against an old
British Naval Preparation!.
London, Nov. 2. There was an un
expectedly gloomy feeling this morning
on the stook exohange and the Paris
bourse, both markets being influenced,
it is inferred, from the aggressive tone
of some of the French papers. Besides
this something extraordinary seems to
have happened, and it looks as if a
crisis was approaching.
The British naval preparations are
being pushed with great activity. The
British emergency squadron is gathei
ing at Devon port, ; with all possible
speed, and seven battle-ships and one
oruiser so far have been designated to
join the squadron. The officers and
sailors , have been hurriedly recalled
from leave of absence, several battle
ships and cruisers at Portsmouth are
taking full crews on board, and other
warlike preparations are being made.
A number of signalmen, now on duty
with the Birtish channel squadron,
whioh arrived at Gibraltar this morn
ing, have been ordered home for serv
ice. . :).'
A sensation was caused by the arrest
of a supposed Russian spy at a fort near
Harwich. The man was already under
surveilance, and went to the redoubt,
where he tried to obtain some informa
tion from the sentry regarding the
fortifications. He was arrested, and
inquiries are being made regarding his
. It was also asserted today that officers
of the volunteers had received oi tiers
to prepare for immediate mobilization,
and it was stated that the different
army corps had been informed as to the
ports on the southern and western
coasts to which they have been al
lotted. '
Thre Pall Mall Gazette this aftornoon
says: "England has been and even
now is so near war that the govern
ment has carried its preparations to
the farthest limit of the preparatory
stage. It has been arranged to call out
the reserves and militia and to mobilize
the volunteers simultaneously and to
form large camps at various important
railroad junotions where rolling stock
and locomotives will be concentrated.
Activity at Esquimau.
Victoria, B. C, Nov. 2. The depart
ure of her majesty's ship Amphion
Sunday for the Society islands, the
French colony in the South seas, did
not end the aotivity at the Esquimau
naval station. As - soon as she
left the wharf at the dook yard,
the dock-yard crew was detailed to get
the drydook in readiness for the recep
tion of her majesty's ship Leander.
She, too, is to go on a long voyage, oi
at least be in readiness for any duty
that she may be called upon to perform..
The most significant feature outsid
the departure of the Amphion, how.
ever, is the activity on her majesty'i
ship Imperieuse. Admiral Palliser's
flagship. Sunday a large number of
men were given shore leave, a very
unusual thing on Sundays, and this
morning she commenced coaling. It is
understood that she goes out under
sealed orders on Thursday, but it is not
likely that she will follow the Amphion,
as that would leave Esquimau with a
small fleet, the Leander, Icarus, two
torpedo-boat destroyers and two torpedo
boats. The White liners.
Vancouver, B. C, Nov. 2. An un
confirmed report says the Canadian
Pacific Railway Company has received
notification from the British admiralty
that the three big Empress liners may
be required at any moment, to be trans
formed into auxiliary cruisers. Gune
and othei equipments lie at Hong Kong
and Esquimalt. '
One vessel is now in Vancouver har
bor, oi Yokohama. If trouble with
France assumes its worst aspect, the
two Empresses would be ready imme
diately. '
. Over an Embankment.
St. Paul, Nov. 2. A Winnipeg
special to the Dispatch says a speoial
naval train was derailed east of Rat
Portage, this morping, by a broken
rail. The tender, two baggage and
three colonist oars went over an em
bankment 10 feet high. Frank Fleck
ney and William Miller, boys from the
training-ship Agincourt, of Chatham,
England, were killed. - Samuel Harri
son, stoker of the Edinburg, and Thomai
Burns, a seaman, were injured.
Cnprecedented In Mining History of
Country Excitement at Fever Heat.
Spokane, Nov. 2. A telephone mes
sage from Republic, on the north half
of the Colville reservation,' says the
miners in the Republic mine have now
crosscut 24 feet of ore in the big ledge
on the 430-foot level, and the drills
are still in ore. The news of the strike
has spread to the surrounding mining
districts, and the exoitement is intense.
Conservative mining men say that such
an ore ohute with suoh values ($300 per
ton) is unprecedented in the mining
history of the continent. The great
chute has now been proved for a depth
of 430 feet, and a length of 400 feet
It is nowhere less than Ave feet wide,
and the width runs as high 25 feet.
Contrary to the general rule in gold
mining, the ledge is xiohest at its
widest points. I '
The mine is 80 miles from a rail
road, and the ore is freighted that dis
tance over a mountain road and ship
ped to a Puget sound smelter. In addi
tion to these limited shipments, the
company is treating ore at its mill on
the ground with the electro-oyanide
process. Its reciepts from ore ship
ments and mill runs are averaging
$4,000 per day, and these will be
greatly increased when the machinery
is installed for the enlarged mill.
Enough ore is now blocked out to keep
the mill running for several years.
Other big mines in the camp are the
Mountain Lion, owned chiefly in Port
land; the San Poil and the Jim Blaine,
owned in Spokane.
' Buying orders for Republic stocks
were telegeaphed today from many of
the surrounding towns. It is hard to
quote prioes on the Republio stook
Before the recent big strike it was
selling freely at $2 per share, but now
there is not a share in sight, and hold
ers are talking $8 per share.
In running the tunnel which hae
just tapped the ledge in the lower
workings the miners -have broken all
records. They cut 400 feet in 29 days.
The country rock is porphyry.
Some Encouraging; . Others Indicate
' That Lo Is Progressing Backward.
Washington, Nov. 2. A majority oi
the annual reports of Indian agents to
the commissioners of Indian affairs are
of an encouraging nature,' and indicate
progress generally along civilized lines.
Some of the reports, however, are not
so gratifying, and make some surpris
ing statements. Unusual in an annual
report is the following arraignment in
the report of E. M. Yerian. in charge
of the Lemhi Indians in Idaho. He
says: . '
"They are addicted . to gambling,
horse-racing and dancing, and the in
fluence of the so-called medicine man
operates to the disadvantage of the
tribe, fheir real advancement has not
jeen what it should or what it was
possible to have been under the cir
jumstances. In the agent's annual re
port for 1882, on the Lehmi reserva
tion, I find 29 Indian families engaged
in farming; 15 years after I can report
but 41 following agricultural pursuits,
an inorease of 12, not one convert a
year." ' ' f
Agent Fuller, , of the Blackfoot
agenoy,' Montana, referring to the
opening of the ceded portion under the
mineral land laws last April, says the
prospecting has been practically fruit
less, and predicts the abandonment ol
the so-called mineral strip before No
vember 5.'
She la Now Weary of Maritime Com-
pany'e Delay. .
Managua, Nicaragua, Nov. 2. After
four days of public disonssion, the
Nioaragua oongress has unanimously
approve of the agreement provisional
ly made between President Zelaya and
the Amerioan contractors and engi
neers, E. F. Cragin and Edward Eyre,
authorizing the construction of an in
ter-ooeanic canal and empowering the
concessionaries to negotiate , with the
Maritime Canal Company... The adop
tion of the olause deolaring that th
concession to the Maritime Canal Com
pany will terminate on - October 19,
1899, was received with prolonged
oheers from congressmen and the pub
lic in the galleries. Congratulatory
telegrams have been received from the
ohief oities of Nicaragua and the neigh
boring republics.
Oregon and Iowa at Bahia, Braxil. ;
, Washington, Oct. 2. A cablegram
received at the navy department this
afternoon announced the arrival ai
Bahia, Brazil, of the battle-ships Ore
gon and Iowa. The battle-ships will
stop at Bahia for a few days, replen
ishing their coal bunkers from the
Abarrenda and the Celtio, and then
will proceed to Rio, where they are to
take part in the 'great demonstration
there on November 15, to commemorate
the anniversary of the birth of the re
public of Brazil.
Killed an Eloper.
Omaha, Neb., Not. 1. Just before
midnight, John Belick, a bricklayer,
shot and killed Al Sargent, a barber.
Sargent had gone to Belick's house foi
the purpose of eloping with Mrs. Bel
iok, and had the woman's trunk in a
wagon when the husband surprised
him. Belick fired four shots, each tak
ing effeot ' Belick and his wife are U
jail. ". ; x
A Settled Fact That the Is
lands Will Be Taken.
Debt May Be Assumed If Spain Re
fuses, Hostilities Will Be Resumed
and We Will Seize the Archipelago.
Paris, Nov. 1. While the Spanish
And American peace commissioners
now stand on the threshold of the
Philippine question, it seems probable,
in the light of this hour, that the
United States will take over the en
tire archipelago. -During
the foui days just passed,
those in touch with, though possibly
not in the confidence of the coram is
Bioners have felt the concentration of
tendencies toward the standpoint in
dicated as likely to be occupied by the
United States commissioners at Tues
day's session of the two commissions.
In 1897 Spain issued, by royal decree,
bonds in the sum of $40,000,000, to
which were pledged the revenues of the
Philippines, and to which tbe Spanish
national guarantee was added. From
these $40,000,000 of obligations, Spain
realized ,$36,000,000 in cash. These
$40,000,000 represent the Philippine
debt7whioh is entirely outside of the
$500,000,000 of the so-called Philippine
and Spanish debt.
The conditions also differ, the Philip
pine debt having been created by royal
deoree because the archipelago was not
a parliamentary oolony, while the so-
oalled Cuban debt was created by law.
The difference raises the question of
the non-responsibility of the Philip
pines when removed from the sovereign
ty under which its resources were
pledged. : '
Should the United States absorb the
Philippines, none but officials yet know
whether they will assume a part or all
of this debt, or more than the Philip
pine debt. Tbe Americans have de
clined to assume the Cuban debt be
cause Cuba is not theirs; but in depos
ing Spain in the Philippines, the Amer
icans acquire the territory, and it Is
believed there will be some finanoial
assumption by the United States.
At tbis point arises the question of
bow much financial relief might com
pensate Spain for her loss of the Phil
ippines. Some well-informed persons
believe that PremierrSagasta has deter
mined to be rid of the Philipines, and
would direct his commission to sign a
treaty by which the United States
should take the islands and assume
$40,000,000 of debt. This proposition
finds support in the Parisian press,
which today declares that resistance is
impossible, .and that Spain , should
abandon the aroliipelago. .
Spain Will Resist.
Paris, Nov. 1. There was a strong
impression, which has been growing
here recently, that tbe Spanish, upon
reoeiving definite assurances of the
Amerioan determination to take the
entire Philippine group, would quit
the conference, but this view was modi
fied by the attitude of the Spanish
newspapers whioh arrived here today.
(These are found to have wheeled into
line with the Epoca of October 27,
whioh demanded that the Spanish
commissioners should sign a treaty in
Paris, no matter how onerous the con
ditions imposed by the' Americans.
Nevertheless, " despite this attitude
of the Madrid prees, and, despite the
statement given Friday last to the press
oorrespondentt by the Spanish commis
sioner, who denied that the Spaniards
had any intention of withdrawing, the
Americans here will not be surprised
if one or more of the Spanish commis
sioners resign and practically close the
negotiations. This feeling is based
upon the faot that Senor Rios early last
week would have resigned, if his so
doing would not have imperiled the
Sagasta ministry; and the reasoning is
that, if, while pressing the Cuban debt,
whioh is not mentioned in the protoool,
Senor Rios was inclined to resign, ho
might, in the open field of contention
as to the Philippines, feel that resigna
tions would help Senor Sagasta, on the
ground that the demand of the United
States for the entire Philippine' group
would be extortionate.
It is believed here tonight, on the
eve of taking up the . main question,
that the Spanish commissioners are not
likely to acquiesce here in any treaty
that the Americans would sign.
Cure for Hog Cholera.
"Washington, Oct.. 31. During the
past two years the department of agri
culture has conducted a series of experi
ments in the use of a serum as a rem
edy for hogs affected by cholera or
swine plague. The eexpriments were
oonduoted by Dr. D. E. Salmon, ohief
of tbe bureau of animal industry, and
the results were eminently satisfactory,
proving that the disease can be success
fully treated, easily and inexpensively.
This year tbe experiments have' been
extnesive and far-reaching. The
bureau treated 922 hogs. Of these, 170
died, the number saved being 81 out of
every 100. The loss was only 19 per
cent, i ' . - ' - '
Mies Nell Thompson, a Christian
solentist, died in Los Angeles, while
undergoing an extended fast. '
Seattle Markets.
Tomatoes, 5085c per box.
Cucumbers, 10 15c pei doz. . .
Onions, 8590o per 100 pounds.
Potatoes, $1012. ' '
Beets, per sack, $1.
Turnips, per sack, 60 65c.
Carrots, per sack, 60c.
Parsnips, per sack, $1.
Beans, green, 23o.
Green corn, $1.261.50 per saok.
Cauliflower, 75o per doz.
Celery, 4050o.
Cabbage, native and California
1.251. 60 per 100 pounds. -
Apples, 50c 65c per box.
' Pears, 75c $1 per box.
; Prunes, 50c per box.
" Peaches, 75c.
Plums, 60c.
Butter Creamery, 27o per pound;
dairy and ranch, 18 20c per pound.
Eggs, 80c. I
Cheese Native, 1212c.
' Poultry Old hens, 18c per pound;
spring chickens, 14c; turkeys, 16c.
Fresh meats Choice dressed beef
steers, prime, 67c; oows, prime,
6c; mutton, 7c; pork, 78o; veal,
Wheat Feed wheat, $192o. ;
Oats Choice, per ton, $22 28.
, Hay Puget Sound mixed, $9.60
10; cboioe Eastern Washington tim- .
othy, $18. x .
Corn Whole, $23.50; cracked, $24;
feed meal, $23.50. .
Barley Rolled or ground, per ton,
$24 25; whole, $22.
Flour Patent, per barrel, $3.60;
straights, $3.25? California brrnds,
$3.25; buckwheat flour, $3.75; graham,
per barrel, $3.70; whole wheat flour.
$3.75; rye flour, $4.
Millstuffs Bran, per ton, $14;
shorts, per ion, $16. - , .
Feed Chopped feed, $1721 per '
ton; middlings, per ton, $17; .oil cake
meal, per ton, $35.
Portland .Market.
Wheat Walla Walla, 61c; Val-
ley and Bluestem, 63o per bushel.
Flour Best grades, $3.45; graham,
$3; superfine, $2.25 per barrel.' ,
: Oats Choice white, 8940c; choice
gray, 8738c per bushel.
Barley Feed barley, $2122; brew
ing, $23 per ton. '
Millstuffs--Bran, $15.50 per ton; mid-
dlings, $21; shorts, $16; chop, $15.50
per ton.
Hay Timothy, $8 9; clover. $7
8; Oregon wild hay, $8 per ton.
Butter Fancy creamery, 5055o;
seconds, 4045o; dairy, 4045o store,
80 85o. :
Cheese Oregon full cream, ll12o; .
Young America, 12)o; new cheese, ,
10c per pound.
. Poultry Chickens, mixed, $2. 50 3
per dozen; hens, $3.008,50; springs, '
$1.258j geese, $5.006.00 for old,1
$4.505 for young; ducks, $4.00
5.00 per dozen; turkeys, live, 12
12c per pound.
Potatoes 45 66c per Back; sweets,
2c per pounn. j
Vegetables Beets, 90c; turnips, 75o
per sack; garlic, 7o per pound; cab-
bage, $1 1.25 per 100 pounds; cauli-...
flower, 75o per dozen; parsnips, 75c
per sack; beans, 3c per pound; celery,
7075c per dozen; cucumbers, 50c per
b; peas, 88c per pound.
Onions Oregon, 75c$i per sack.
Hops 1017c; 1897 crop, 67o.
Wool Valley, 1012o per pound;
Eastern Oregon, . . 8 12c; . mohair,
25c per pound.
1 Mutton Gross, best sheep, wethers .
and ewes, 8o; dressed mutton, 7c;
spring lambs, 7c per lb.
Hogs Gross, choice heavy, $4.75;
light and feeders, $3. 004. 00; dressed,
$5. 50 6. 60 per 100 pounds.
Beef Gross, top steers, 8.60$3.75;
cows, $2.50 3. 00; dressed beef,
66Jc per pound. . ..
Veal Large, h 6c; small, 6$'
7 z per pound.
San Francisco Market. '
Wool Spring Nevada, 10 14c per
pound; Oregon, Eastern, 1012o; Val
ley, 1517c; Northern, 9llc.
Millstuffs Middlings, $1721.00;
bran, $15.00 16.00 per ton. , ' '
Onions Yellow, 8040c per Sack. .
Butter Fancy creamery, 24o;
do seconds,22c23; fancy dairy, 21
22c; do seconds, 20 24c per pound.
Eggs Store, 18 22o; fancy ranch,
fl489o. ' ..
Citrus Fruit Oranges, Valencia, $3 -2.60;
Mexican limes, $86.50; Cali,
fornia lemons, $2. 00. 800; do choice
$3. 50 4. 50; per box.
The Detroit steel and spring works of
the Detroit Steel & Spring Company
are being operated 24 hours a day
i The Pennsylvania tube works of Pitts
burg, Pa., , have an order from ti e
Standard Oil Company for 40 miles of
eight-inch pipe.
Experiments dfade in Paris show
that an electrio wagon costs 47 per cent
lesss to run than a horse wagon and 32
per cent less to run than a petroleum
, Coventry is the center of the British
cycle industry. Compared with this
time last year the firms there are said
to be employing about 4,000 fewer per
sons, while thousands of employes are
now working only 80 hours weekly.
. The Northern Pacific railway shops
at South Tacoma have praotiually sus
pended the building of the 800 flat-cars.
Two hundred of the cars were finished,
and then it became impossible to get
enough material to complete the others,