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It's a Cold Day When We Get Left.
HOOD RIVER, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1899.
From All Parts of the New
World and the Old.
OF INTEREST TO OUR READERS
Comprehensive Review of the Import
ant Happening of the Past Weak
Culled From the Telegraph Columns
: , i'ine buildings covering half n block
in the heart of the businesss portion of
Columbus, O., were destroyed by fire.
.The transports,- Ohio and Senator,
bearing the Twenty-second infantry to
the Philippines have sailed from San
Francisco. ' N ,
The second battalion of the Seven
teenth infantry are en route to Manila
via New York. They sailed from that
port on the transport Sherman. ,
The largest combination of whisky
and distilling interests yet attempted
has been concluded in New York, un
der the title of the Kentucky Distillers
& Warehouse Company.
Negotiations for the consolidation of
tlje leading pottery interests have been
concluded in New York by the forma
tion of the Amer.can pottery compa
nies, with a capitalization of $40,000,
A snow-slide occurred on the C'ana
. dian Pacific at Rogeis Pass, in the Sel
kirk lange. The railroad roundhouse
and other buildings were demolished.
Nine persons are known to have been
killed and two injured.
Conttaota have been let for the erec
tion of a large beet-sugar factory at
Amers, a small town west of Omaha,
on the Union Pacific The men who
are furnishing the money to build the
factory are Boston capitalists.
The United States transport Grant,
which left New York January 19, bav
ing on board Major-Genera 1 Law ton,
the Fourth infantry and a battalion of
the Seventeenth infantry, bound for
' Manila, has arrived at Gibraltar.
Steamer Rhynland, from Liverpool,
for Philadelphia, went ashore four
miles north of Penwick's island lifo
' saving station. A heavy snow-storm
was prevailing at the time. There
were 42 passengers and a orew of 79 on
board, all of whom were rescued.
There has been no further general
fighting between the partisans of the
rival chieftains in the Samoan islands,
since the last advices except that a
. party of Mataafa's followers was routed
in the bush by Malietoans. It is ex
pected, however, that fighting will be
resumed, as Mataafa is arresting per
sons who have been already fined and
released. The work of pillage con
tinues, among the Iioubbs looted being
Vilirna, the home of the late Robert
Louis Stevenson, the novelist.
Iowa inineworkers are making an
effort to have eight hours doolared a
day's work. .
Native troops are to be utilized in
Cuba and American soldiers gradually
A syndicate composed of American,
Canadian, English and -French capital
ists, is making an effort to secure con
trol of all the railroads in Culm now
building and in operation, and all to
be constructed hereafter.
The bishop of Havana has declared
that Preotestant services cannot be held
over the graves of the Maine victims in
Columbus cemetery, as it is consecrated
ground. Americans were preparing to
deoorate the graves on the anniversary
of the explosion. '
The Central Cable Company an
nounces that the United States govern
ment in the Philippines has modified
the recent prohibition of telegrams in
- cipher or code. Messages in secret lan
guage may now be aocepted, subject to
The senate committee on naval
affairs has decided upon favorable re
port on the bill providing for addi
tional pay to laborers in navy-yardt
who worked overtime during the emer
gency of war with Spain. The amount
required is about 1300,000, and about
6,000 men are involved.
' General Otis cables the war depart
ment, giving the number of deaths in
his command since January 7. The
total is 19, many of ' om died of
' smallpox. The great ' number of
deaths were of Kansas, Colorado, Cali
fornia and Pennsylvania privates. In
the list appear the names of Allen E.
Carlyle, private, First Washington,
January 16, typhoid; Earld A. Jeans,
First Washington, January 26, ty
phoid; Wistar Hawthorne, private,
Seoond Oregon, diphtheria.
Cuban General Gomez refuses to
disband his army unless paid nearlv
f60.000.000. He claims to have 40,000
men under arms, for which he asks
pay for three years' service, at the same
rate as given American soldiers. For
his own services in the past he wants
111,000 a year, the same as paid an
American lieutenant-general. He has
about 200 brigadier-generals, who de
mand pay at the rate of $5,500 annually
for three years past, besides numerous
other officers, whose pay aggregates
A fish cannery combine has been
formed on the Columbia rivei, with a
capital of $2,000,000.
General Count von Oaprivi, former
ohanoellor ot the German empire, died
at Siren, near Ciossen, Germany.
The peace treaty was ratified by the
senate by a majority of three votes over
the required three-fourths. The treaty
was ratified without amendment.
Isaao Ofner, a grooeryraan, doing
business ia. Portland, Or., was held up
and robbed in his store about 8:30 in
the evening by a lone highwayman.
' John M. Cometock, for 40 years
chief of the customs division of the
treasury department, died in Washing
ton after an illness of several weeks.
' ' A monster petition to President Mc
Kinley and the members of the joint
high commission is being signed, ask
ing their assistance in seeming the re
peal of the alien exclusion act recently
passed by the government of British
Columbia, in which the Atlin mining
district is located.
Farmers of Connecticut, New : York,
New Jersey. Ohio, Indiana, South Da
kota, Wyoming, Iowa, Nebraska, Kan
sas, Missouri, Kentucky, Texas, Arkan
sas and California are forming state
branches of the proposed new national
farmer's party, and preparing to send
representatives to the national execu
tive committee's meeting, which is to
be called shortly by the projectors of
the new party. '
According to a recent dispatch,' 19
iron and steel sheet manufactories in
Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia,
Kentuoky and Indiana, controlling an
aggregate annual output of 818.000
tons of steel and iron sheets, are pre
paring to consolidate. This action, it
is added, is made necessary by the com
bination tin-plate plants, and it is
believed that the proposed consolida
tion will eventually be absorbed by the
tin-plate trust. . '
Local representatives at Tacoma ad
mit that the street railway systems of
that city are to be consolidated, with
Eastern capitalists in control. A oom
pany with $2,000,000 capital has been
organized to operate all street-cars and
furnish power to manufactories. A
water-power plant will be constructed.
Representatives of J. P. Morgan & Co.,
the Northern Pacific railway, Union
Pacific and the O. It. & N., with local
men, are interested in the deal. -
The two highwaymen who for the
past two months have been holding up
citizens and stores and terrorizing all
Portland are safely lodged in jail. One
of them, Harry Traoy, was arrested by
Deteotive Weiner, after a shooting
affray that stopped a passenger train
and rouBed a whole neighborhood. The
other, Dave Merrill, fell into the
hands of Detectives Cordano and Ford
Sunday, and gave the information
whioh led to the capture of his accomplice.-
- Both are ex-convicts and des
perate men. '."..;
It IB believed that the battle at Ma
nila will hasten the ratification of the
treaty with Spain by congress. ,
Two soap trusts are being formed
one at Chicago, with $100,000,000 cap
ital, and one at Boston with $20,000,
000. San Francisco is to have a world's
fair in 1901. It is to be known as the
Pacifio Ocean and International Expo
sition. Turkey is making military prepara
tions in view of a possible Macedonian
uprising. Bulgaria is also hastily or
ganizing and arming troops. '
President McKinley has presented to
Charles A. Schott, chief of the comput
ing division of the United States coast
and geodetic survey, the prize recently
conferred upon him by the Academy of
France. . : .'
. Mrs. Cordelia Botkin, found guilty
by a San Franoisco court of the murder
of Mrs. John P. Dunning, has been
sentenced to prison for life, the judge
refusing a new trial. The case will be
. The commission to investigate the
conduct of the war is devoting all of its
energies to closing tip Us report. The
rough, draft is praotioally completed,
and copies are being made of the docu
ment, so far as it is ready.
It ia said administration officials are
urging the president to endeavor to en
list the services of Aguinaldo in the
settlement of the Philippine question,
as he has the services of General Go
mez in the pacification of Cuba. ;
Lord Charles Beresford, the distin
guished British naval officer and states
man, will arrive in San Francisco on
the Japanese steamer American Maru,
due on February 11, and the. chamber
of commerce is arranging for a public
reception to the Englishman.
The situation at the mining camp of
Independence, 18 miles from Aspen,
Colo., is critical in the extreme. Star
vation stares the inhabitants of the
town in the face. Provisions and fuel
supplies are nearly exhausted. Wood
that had been cut and piled for winter
use lies buried under many feet of
snow, and cannot be readied. Roads
leading to Aspen, the only source of
supply for Independence, are impassa
ble. Snowshdes are so frequent be
tween Aspen and Independence that it
is almost suicidal to venture on the
Insurgents Defeated in
Battle at Manila.
THE FILIPINO LOS IS LARGE
Twenty American Soldiers Killed, and
175 Wounded Enemy's Loss Bum
Into the Thousands News of the
- Battle Confirmed by General Otis.
Manila, Feb 7. The long-expected
rupture between the Americans and the
Filipinos has come at last. The former
are now engaged in" solving the Philip
pine problem with the utmost expedi
tion possible. . '--..-
The clash oame at 8:40 yesterday
evening, when three daring Filipinos
darted past the Nebraska regiments at
Santa Mesa, but retired when chal
lenged. They repeated the experiment
without drawing the sentries' fire, but
at the third time Corporal Greeley
challenged the Filipinos and then fired,
killing one of them and wounding an
other. Almost immediately afterward
the Filipinos' line from Calocan to
Santa Mesa commenced a : fusilade
which was ineffectual.
The Nebraska, Montana and North
Dakota outposts replied vigorously, and
held their ground nntil reinforcements
The Filipinos in the meantime con
centrated at three points, Calocan, Ga
galangin and Santa Mesa.
At about 1 o'clock the Filipinos
opened a hot fire from all three places
simultaneously. . This was supplement
ed by the fire of the two seige guns at
Balik-Balik and by advancing their
skirmishers from Paoo and Pandacan.
The Americans responded with a ter
rifio fire, but owing to the darkness
they were unable to determine its effect.
The Utah light artillery finally suc
ceeded in silencing the native battery.
The Third artillery also did good work
on the extreme left.. The engagement
lasted over an hour. " v
The United States cruiser Charleston
ftnd the gunboat Concord, stationed off
Malabon, opened fire from their second
ary batteries on the Filipinos' position
it Calocan and kept it up : vigorously.
At 2:45 there was another fusilade
along the entire line and the United
States sea-going double-turreted. moni
tor Monadnock opened fire on the ene
my from off Malate." .
"With daylight the Amerioans ad
vanced. The California and Washing
ton regiments' made a splendid charge
and drove the Filipinos from the works
at Paoo and Santa Mesa. The Nebraska
regiment also distinguished itself, cap
turing several prisoners and one How
itzer, and a very strong position at the
reservoir, which is connected with the
The Kansas and Dakota regiments
oompelled the enemy's right flank to
retire to Calocan.
There was intermittent firing at va
rious points all day long.
The American losses are estimated
at 20 men killed and 125 wounded.
The Igo'rotes, armed with bows and
arrows, made a determined stand in
the face oft a hot artillery fire, and let
many dead on the field.
Several' attempts were made in this
city yesterday evening to assassinate
Confirmed by Otis.
The following dispatch from Gen.
Otis confirms the news of the fighting:
"Manila, Feb. 7. To Adjutant-General,
Washington, D.' C: Saturday
the insurgents opened attack on Our
outer lines at 8:45, repeated attack sev
eral times during the night.. At 4
o'clock this morning entire force was
engaged, and all attacks repulsed; at
daybreak advanced against insurgents,
and have driven them beyond lines
they formerly occupied, capturing sev
eral villages and their defense works;
insurgents' loss in dead and wounded
large; our own casualties thus far esti
uated at 175, very few fatal."
A dispatch to the London Post says:
Many of the insurgents were driven
into the Pasig river and drowned. Sev
eral hundred were taken prisoners.
I AFK. KMTI.TO AflTHW AT.TV.
Initiative and Referendum Passes the
Senate Convicts-to Be Worked ,
. on Marion County Koads.
Eight bills were passed in the Oregot
senate last Wednesday and two wer
iecommittted for amendment.' :
.Four of the bills passed were to
amend the charter of Lakeview, Can
yon City, Seaside and Hilsboro.
Looney's bill to provide for working
state convicts on about 125 miles of
Marion county roads, between state in
stitutions, and appropriating $3,500
for superintendence and buying tools,
passed by a vote of 127 to 7. '
The bill to make a person who vol
untarily charges a crime against an
other before a justice of peace or grand
jury pay the costs in case the prosecu
tion prove malicious or frivolous finally
passed, as did a bill to prevent swine
running at large in Sherman county,
and a bill to reduce the salaries of
Washington county officers.
" In the House. ''
The reconsideration of te Woodburn
charter bill was the occasion for an
other spirited forensic battle at the ses
sion of the house Wednesday. , The
bill, however, passed by a vote of 85
to 15; absent, 10. A motion to reopn
sider the vote by whioh the bill was de
feated January 27 passed unanimously.
Other bills passed were: ' To amend
the charter of Arlington; to incorporate
Medford; to fix the compensation' of
the assessor of Jackson county at $1,900
per annum in lien of per diem; to
create a separate board of county com
missioners for Clatsop county, .
The following bills were introduced:
To amend the charter of Medford; to
incorporate. Enterprise; to repeal the
act providing for the payment of street
and sewer assessments in installments.
-Initiative and Keferendnm.
The resolution for an initiative and
refcrndum amendment to-the constitu
tion passed the senate last Thursday,
having previously passed the house,
and is ready for submission to the next
The American Bar Association's codi
fication of laws relating to negotiable
paper passed both houses. The Curtis
bill limiting the number and salaries
of professors , in the state university
passed the house after a sharp discus
Hill's pilotage bill, which passed the
house a week ago, was reported by the
senate committee on commerce and
navigation with amendments striking
out a large part of the bill and leaving
it without direot bearing on bar pilot
age and placing the appointment of
pilot commissioners in the hands of the
governor. The amendments were
adopted, and the bill passed, 21 to 5.
The only change in the present law is
to make river pilotage not compulsory.
In the senate Thursday a resolution
to authorize the exchange of the old
blind institute site for a block adjoin
ing the present site of the blind insti
tute, owned by J. H. Albert, wan the
Bpecial order, and, after a vote carry
ing the resolution was nearly complet
ed, it was recommended on a state
ment from Selling that he had just
heard something about it that needed
The following bills ,were passed:
To constitute the county court a board
of equalization for county assessment;
to extirpate Russian and - Chinese
thistles; to appropriate $4,000 for the
Oregon Historical Society.
In the House.
The greater portion of the forenoon
session of the house Thursday was
given up to hearing reports of standing
committees. In addition to this, two
bills were passed and - eight new bills
introduced. ; -y -
The hills passed were those by Cur
tis, amending the salmon-fishing laws
passed at the special session . so a to
conform with the regulations agreed
upon by the joint fisheries committee,
and by Myers, to apply to the military
fund of the state all moneys that may
be leoeived from the government for
transportation and equipment of the
Second Oregon volunteers.
Other bills passed were: To require
that all olaims against the state other
than salaries and liabilities established
by law, be incorporated into separate
appropriation aots; to abolish the ex
pensive practice of copying assessment
rolls for. the state and to provide for
transmission to the secretary of state
summaries only; to provide for the re
organization of the Btate militia; to re
store to the military fund of the state
$8,897.68 expended in the suppression
of riots by the Btate militia at Astoria
and Roseburg during 1896; authorizing
the supreme court to employ clerical
aid and appropriating $7,200 therefor;
to codify the laws relating to negotia
ble instruments; to prohibit false label
ing of Oregon products, applying es
pecially to salmon and Oregon fruits.
- Reapportionment Bill Approved.
- In the Oregon senate Friday, 'Sena
tors Smith, of Baker, and Dufur pre
sented explanations of their position
with referenece to the reapportionment
act, which was approved by the gover
nor while they were speaking. Both
opposed the double districting feature
of the law. -
The following bills were passed: To
authorize county courts to permit oon-
stiuction of logging roads along publio
highways; to prevent the unauthorized '
use of trademarks. I
DISTRICT ATTORNEY BILL,
it Passed the Oregron House Almost
In the Oregon house Monday the dis
trict attorney salary bill was passed,
after Amendment by the judioiary com
mittee, by almost a unanimous vote.
The bill as passed fixes salaries as fol
lows: First district, $3,000; seoond
distriot, $4,000; third district, $5,500;
fourth district, $7,600; fifth district,
$4,000; sixth district, $3,000; seventh
district, $3,000; eighth district, $3,500;
ninth district, $3,000.
Flagg's bill to require all executions
to be held at the state prison and con
ducted by .the superintendent of the
penitentiary was the first defeated, re
ceiving only 29 votes, but upon recon
sideration of the vote and a speech by
the author later in the day it'was
passed by a vote of 86. :
Blackaby's bill to empower county
courts and olerks of school districts to
sell property and bid in for taxes was
passed by 48 votes.
Other bills passed were: ' To limit
appeals to the supreme court in money
actions to amounts involving $200 or
more, and to give street railway com
panies the right of eminent domain; to
amend the code' relative to new trials
so as to nullify the plea of former jeop
ardy and to require street railway com
panies to provide cars with vestibules
from Ootobei 1 to April 1; to prohibit
the adulteration of candy; to require
the Oregon Railroad & Navigation
Company to fence its tracks between
Portland and Huntington; to prohibit
persons from running push cars or
handcars on railroad traoks without
the consent of the railway officials; to
appropriate $15,000 for budging the
south fork of the Nehalem river. This
bill came up on a reconsideration ' of
the vote by which it was defeated Feb
ruary 2, when it received only 80 fotes.
The motion to reconsider carried by 82
votes and then the bill was passed by a
vote of 33.
Grace's bill to extend the time in
whioh a laborer's lien may be filed
from 80 to 60 days - and. contractors'
from 60 to 90 days was defeated, as
was also Stillman's bill to repeal sec
tion 1890 of the code, providing for the
observance of Sunday.
At the night session . the following
bills were passed: To regulate travel
over county bridges; to repeal the act
of 1891 prohibiting driving or herding
livestock along public highways; to fix
the salaries of county treasurers so as
to increase, the salary of the Tillamook
county treasurer from $250 to $550; to
fix the salary of the sheriff of Lincoln
county at $1,800 and salary of clerk of
county court at $1,250; to require the
signatures of householders to petitions
for saloon licenses instead of the sig
natures of legal votes as under the
present law; to prohibit the sale of li
quor in private boxes or booths( of res
taurants; to amend the liquor laws so
as to require a license foi the sale of
any quantity, whether more than a
gallon or less. . - .
Moody's bill to regulate the practice
of horseshoeing in-counties of 50,000
population and over and creating a
board of examiners to be appointed by
the governor was snowed under by 80
negative votes as against . only 22
The Oregon senate Monday passed
unanimously Joseph i's bi!l to make the
coat of the maintenance of insane per
sons chargeable against their estates in
certain cases, and to provide for the
transportation of insane patients to the
asylum in charge of trained nurses
from the asylum. - '',;'
Other bills passed were as follows:
Charter of Dalles City (The Dalles); to
amend the charter of the town of Du
fur, to amend the law relating . to ten
ancy in common, and abolishing ; joint
tenancy; by request, to give preference
to honorably discharged soldiers and
sailor 8 in all public employment; to
amend the law so as to make records of
official court reporters piima facie evi
dence, and to authorize the settling
and signing of bills , of exceptions by
successors of the trial judge; to require
Multnomah county to take the city of
Portland's lease of the steel bridge; to
amend the charter of Lebanon.
The Washington Legislature Favoring;
the Normal Schools.
The Washington house appropria
tion committee has increased the
Cheney normal school appropriation
from $25,000 to $31,000, and Ellens
burg from $25,000 to $45,000. .,
.- In the house Monday bills introduced
were: For the publication of notices
by posting in counties of from the 10th
to the 29th class; for the relief of Mrs.
J. H. Stahl; relating to the sufficiency
and justification of bail on bonds;
amending the constitution by permit
ting women to vote on a constitutional
amendment, granting suffrage to wo
men; relating to dyke districts. ' '
. During the afternoon session' of the
house Mr. Englebert oociipiod the
chair. Speaker Guie received a tele
phone message announcing that the
Paris treaty had been ratified by the
United States senate. The announce
ment was greeted with hearty applause
by the house. : "
Delayed by Trains.
Only 21 out of 84 senators were pres
ent when the senate convened Monday.
Senator Wooding is sick with grip at
Seattle, and all of the east-of-the-mountain
senators were detained by
trains being late. .
B! fl illff I THREE
The Paris Treaty Ratified by
- the Senate. .
AMENDMENT WAS VOTED DOWN
A Spirited Debate Preceded the Vole,
Which Was Taken at :10 in the
Afternoon K fleet of Filipino Revolt. -
Washington, Feb. 8. Betore the
senate convened today the leaders on
both sides manifested great -anxiety,
and all seemed to be very much in
doubt as to the final result, ratification
or rejection seeming to depend upon
several doubtful votes. It was known
Saturday that the treaty could muster,
but 58 votes. Leaders of the opposi
tion to the treaty were standing as firm
After the senate-went into executive
session it was reported that McLaurin
and McEneiy had come over for the
treaty, giving the necessary two-thirds.
At the conclusion .of the discussion
on the subject, Davis moved an execu
tive session, and at 2:15 P. M.' the sen
ato went into executive session foi final
consideration of the peace treaty.
McEnery offered a resolution declar
ing that by ratification of the treaty it
is not intended to make citizens of the
inhabitants of the Philippines nor to
annex the islands permanently, but to
bold them until the islands are pre
pared for self-government.
.. At 3:05 the bells rung for a vote on
the amendment to the treaty. -.The '
amendment was to make the Philippine
article of the treaty like that relating
to Cuba. : The amendment was defeat
ed, and the vote was then taken on the
treaty.' The vote in detail follows:
Yeas Aldrish, Allen, Allison, Baker,
Burrows, Butler, Carter, Chandler,
Clark, Clay, Cullom, Davis, Deboe,
Elkins, Fairbanks, Faulkner, Frve,
Gallinger, Gear, Gray, Hanna, Hans
borough, Harris, Hawley, Jones (Nev
ada), Kenny, Kyle, Lindsay, Lodge,
McBride, McEnery, McLaurin, McMil
lin, Mantle, Mason, Morgan, Nelson,
Penrose, Perkins. Pettus, Piatt (Con
necticut). Piatt (New York), Pritchard,
Quay, Ross, Sewell, Shoup, Simon,
Spooner, Stewart, Sullivan, Teller,
Thurston, Warren, " Wellington, Wol
Nays Baoon, Bate, Berry, Caffery,
Chilton, Cockrell, Daniel, Gorman,
Hale, Heitfelt, Hoar, Jones (Arkansas),
Mallory, Martin, Mills, Mitchell,
Money, Murphy, : Pasco, Pettigrew,
Rawlins, Roach, Smith, Tillman, Tur
ley, Turner, Vest 27.
Absent, paired, Cannon and Wilson
for, with White against, and Proctor
and Wet more for, with Turpie against.
THE NATION'S - DEAD.
List of the Killed in the Manila Kn
; Manila, Feb. 8. The casualties of
Saturday night and Sunday were as
follows: Fourteenth infantry, Cor
porals B. Soden and Henry F. Thomp
son, Privates Jesse A. Hale, Maurice
L. Seem an, Louis V. Dietz, James
Harveymight, ' Charles W. Douglas,
Frank H. Issinghausen, Charles A.
Seitz, Alphonso Bonner and Peter N.
Storment, killed. ' ;
Sixth artillery Private W. A. Good
man. . - v ;
First Idaho Major Ed McConville,
Corporal Frank B. Calwerel, Private
First California Privates J. J. De-.
war, Tom Bryan and Joseph Maher.
First Washington Corporal George
W. . McQowan, Privates Ralph Sim
monds, George B. Reichart, Frank
Smith, . Mattias Cherry, Sherman
Harding, Edward H. Perry, Walter N.
Hanson and Arnold H. Moyckel.
First South Dakota Privates Hor
ace J. McCraken, killed; Fred E.
Green, killed; William Z. Lewis,
killed.'" ; ' -."
First Montana Corporal Hayes,"
missing, probably killed; Private John
Soroqson, head wounded, probably
fatal. ; ;
First Colorado Ed. White, missing,
supposed to be drowned; , Elmer . F.
Doran, killed. ,
Died ot wounds: ' Lieutenant James
W. Mitchell, Fourteenth infantry;
Private George W. Ball, First Idaho;
Colonel William C. Smith, First Ten
nessee, died of appoplexy at the head
of his command on the firing line.
- "" ' ' - OTIS. '
ENEMY'S ENORMOUS LOSS.
Two Thousand Dead and 3,800 Wound
ed at Manila.
Manila, Feb. 8. Careful estimates
places the Filipino losses up to date at
2.000 dead; 3,500 wounded and 5,000
"'' The Yakima Volunteers.'
Tacoma, Wash., Feb. 8. A North .
akima special to the Ledger says:
Three of the Yakima boys are among
the slain at Manila: Matt Cherry is
the son of a well-known farmer of Se
lah alley. George Reichart is of a y
German family located on Nob Hi,U-
and the third is not known locally..?
probably was enlisted in Tap'
Frank Smith was of company?
Walla Walla. '