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"IT'S A COLD DAY WHEN . WE GET LEFT."
HOOD I1IVEU, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1800.
HOOD RIVER GLACIER
Published Every Friday by
' B. F. BLYTII E.
Termi nl stiUcriptlon-Jl.M) a year when paid
The mH arrive from Mt. Hood it 10 o'clock
a. ni. Wnlui-sdays end Saturdays; departs the
lame a at noon.
Kor nifnowelti, loaves at a. m. Tuesdays,
Tlimsilava ami Saturdays; arrive! at a p. m.
tut M hite Salmon (ttash.) leaves dally at t 4i
From White salmon leaves for fnlda, Ollmer,
imuii.n.r ami meuwooa Mouaa) a, n eaues
Jays and Fridays.
For Rinaeii (Wash.) leaves at 6:45 p.m.: ar.
rlv at i p. m.
Al'RJX RKBEKAH PKfiRF.B LOOOK, No.
I 7, I, O. O. F.-Meeta Ural and third Mod
) In each mouth.
H. J. IllSSARD, N. 0.
J..M, FnitiiraoH, Secretary.
riANItY POST, No. IB. (I. A. H -Meets at A.
) (K L. W-. Hall first Saturday of each month
ai 2 o'clock p. in. All 0. A. H. members in
tltcd to lueet with us.
I). 0. Hill, Commander
T. J. Cunni.no, Adjutant.
riANBY W. R. C. No. 18-Meets first Satnr.
j day of. each month In A. (I. U. W. hall at I
p. m. was. i,. I'. K'jwki.l, President.
Mai. C'Hsci.A jiKK, Secretary.
HOOK hIVKR I.oniiK, No. 105, A. K. and A.
M. Ui1 a naturdav evening on or before
tmii fitil moon. H. F. UjVlKtoN, W.M.
I). MiibuMI.D, Sccrclary.
UOOI RIVKft ('HAI'TKU, No. 27, K. A. M
Meils third Friday ulht of each month,
, K. L. (Smith, H. V.
0,'T. niLLUMi, Secretary.
HOOD HIVKR CHAPTER, No. 21. O. K. 8.-;-aulsatuidiiy
after each full moon.
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n. . WilXumi, Feuretary.
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I Meete afcuud and fourth Moudav nighta
ui rmi'.q mount m riaieiiiuy nail, nromers
and slalera cordially invited lo meet with ua.
A. P. Barman, M. A.
8. B.. Unit, Secretary.
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? In A. O. li. V . hall every Tuciday ntirht.
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tIVKKIUK I.01HIE, No. t, A. O. C. W.
Ji. ileU first and third Salnrdats of each
Uouih. J, Jt. UuiO, M. W.
J. F. W att, Fliiaiielef.
II. L. lluwi, hcordir
1Pf.EWILIE l.OHtiE, No. 107, I. O. O. F.
J Mueta In Fraternal hall every Thuraday
Blent. O B. H amtli Y N. U.
H. J. IIibhro, fecretary.
F. till AW, M. D.
.. Telephone No. II.
All Calls Promptly Attended
Office npatalra over Coi.ple's More. All ealli
left.at the offlce or reaitleuee will b promptly
J MN LKLA N D H EXDKRSOX
ArrOllNKY AT f.AW, ARHTRACTER, NO.
' 'JARY I'UHUC and REAL
KSTATK AUK NT.
For 21 yeara a rcaldent of OrcKon and Wash
ington. Hca hail many )ear experience In
Real Extalu mattera, aa atatractcr, aearcher of
title, and agent, baliaiactlon guaranteed or no
J F. WATT, M. D.
Hiir?con for O. R. Si N. Co. Ia especially
Hipied to treat catarrh of nose and throat
and diKcasea of women.
!pe'fcial terma for olllco treatment of chronic
Telephone, office, 33, residence, 31.
IIahkison Bros., Props.
FI-OUR, FEED AND ALL CEREALS
,'. (Iround and manufactured.'
Whole W heat Graltam a specialty. ' Cuatom
RrkniiiiK done every Saturday. lmrliiK the
busy sermon addllloual daya all be mentioned
In uie local columns.
HOOII KIVKK, 0KOON.
pAPEKIIANUIKQ, KALSO.NJININO, ETC.
If your walla are sick or tnutilated, call on
E. L. HOOD.
Consultation free. No charge for prescrip
tions. No eure no pay.
O n-iyhftitra fro-n 8 A. M. till 6. P. M., and all
uight If ueeeaaary.
J7CONOMY SHOE SHOP.
Mien's half soles, hml sticked, $1;
nailed, beat, 75c ; second, 60c ; third, 40c
Ladies' hand stitched, 76c; nailed, best,
50c ; second, 36. Best stock and work
in Hood River. C. WELDS, Prop.
"J UK KLONDIKE CONFECTIONERY
Is the place to get the latest and best in
Cojif'ctioiierie8, Candies, Nuts, Tobacco,
Cigars, etc. . .
' ,.ICE CREAM PARLORS. ..
' , W. B. COLE, Prop.
p G-. BROSiUS, M. D.
" PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
" 'Phone Central, or 121.
Office Hours: 10 to 11 A. M. j t to 8
. . and 6 to 7 P.M.
J.T., HOOD SAW MILLS
' ToMMStos Bros, Props.
H.JiR AND PINE LUMBER....
Of tlie Wst qnlity alwas on hand at
prices to suit the times.
for Bill Heads, Letter Hea-ls, linvel
oftes,' Cards, Circulars, Small Posters,
MiliTickets, JVograiumes, Ball Tickets,
l-gal Islanks, etc., come to the
Vf.ACIER JOB OFFICE.
DALLAS & SPANG LER,
. . ' .1 ' , DIAI.KBS IN
Hardware, Stoves and Tinware
Kitchen Furniture, Plumbers'
Good's, Pruning Tools, Etc
We have a new and complete stock
of hitrdware, stoves and tinware, to
which. w will keep constantly adding.
Our i li es will continue to be as low m
. REFAIS1KS TIJWA8E A SPECIALTY.
EVENTS OF THE DAI
Epitome of the Telegraphic
News of the World.
TERSE TICKS FROM THE WIRES
In Interesting Colleetlon of Items Frosj,
tha Two Ilanilapbcrai Preaantad
In Condenaed Form.
Three more trannports have roachel
Hie tow n of Troy, Kansas, wan wipod
out by a Are.
Queen Victoria's visit to Brintol was
made the occasion for a display of pH'
General Manager Frey, of the Santa
Fe, has resigned, his resignation to
tuke effect after January 1.
William Durfoe, who built the flrat
copper furnace that used gaseous fuel it
lead at Middletown N. Y.
United States Consul Pettit di;d at
Dusseldorf, Germany, as a result of an
operation for acuto appendicitis.
Representative Hepburn, of Iowa,
says he will introduce the Nicaragua
canal bill in congress the tirst day.
A new bank organized in New York
will fight the clearing-house by collect
ing out-of-town chocks free of charge.
A report is current in Wall street
that the American Sugar Refining Com
pany may soon absorb all competitors.
Representatives of the American
Bible Society report that in the inter
ior of China thoir men are subjocted to
Andrew Carnegie has offered Tucson,
Ariz., a building for a library, pro
vided a site and maintenance of the in
stitution are guaranteed.
The Northern Pacific railroad is seek
ing borrowers for its surplus money,
Wall street brokers being the medium
chosen of reaching them.
The transportation subcommittee o)
the United States industrial commis
sion will hold a 10 days' session its
Chicago to hear grievances.
A cyclone wrought havoc in India.
Thousands of native dwellings were
razed. There were no fatalities, but
the loss of property was iinmeuse.
John II. llaswell is dead at Albany,
N. Y. He was an important factor in
developing the steel industry, and was
a long time in the government service.
Mrs. Stanford has disposed of all her
Southern Pacific stock to the Hunting-ton-Speyer
syndicate. Her holdings
amounted to 285,000 shares at f 40 per
A London express train from Flush
ing collided with another train near
Capello during a fog. Five persons
were killed outright and 2'J injured,
A story has reached Victoria from
the Orient of Chinese fiends who kid
naped a boy and demanded ransom of
the father. In default of pnyment
they sent the dead lody of their victim
to the parent in a jar of brine.
A court of inquiry will fix the re
sponsibility for the accident to the
Major John A. Logan, son of the
gallant "Black Jack," was killed by
rebels in Luzon.
The wreck of the Charleston was the
principal topic of discussion at the last
The German emperor's forthcoming
visit to England is being looked for
ward to as of great moment.
The Boers threaten to execute six
British officers, whom they hold as
prisoners, if Nathan Marks is not re
leased. Health conditions in the navy are
said to be excellent. There are only
84 of the Asiatic squadron in the hos
The annual report of Major-General
Nelson A. Miles, has been made public.
It is extremely brief and formal in
The navy is being suppliod with
Krag-Jorgensens. Ammunition will
be interchangeable between the army
Seven Americans were killed whil
storming the town of Salinda. Seventy-seven
dead Filipinos were counted
in the trenches.
Two members of a suicide club, at
Frankfort, Ind., carriod out their com
pact within 10 days. They were Iwth
members of the 158th Indiana volun
teers. According to an agreement just
reached the bicycle trust will with
draw from the rubber tire field and
permit the tire trust to control all
The efforts of chaplains of the array
who have been ordered to the Philip
pines to have their orders revoked, is
occasioning considerable comment in
According to a statement just issued
the Southern Pacific shows a gross in
crease in earnings of f 2,026, 168 and a
net increase of $ 1,198,575. Tho Cen
tral Pacific is prosperous, too.
The Boer war will cost Great Britain,
it is estimated, f 100,000,000.
Benjamin II. Lee, who will have
charge of the Connecticut exhibits at
the Paris exposition, held a similar
post at the world '8 fair in Chicago.
Oscar Darling, a well-known civi
engineer and inventor, has become the
father of his twenty-third child. The,
last arrival is a son. Mr. Darling i
66 years old.
Leather and hides are going up rap
dly. Tho Boers have Estcourt cut off on
Much arycicty is felt for a number of
vessels long overdue at San Francisco,
Four transports with reinforcements
for Otis sailed from San Francisco
A wireless telegraphio company win
organized in New York; capital, $12,
Hundreds of Boers were killed near
Ladysmith Thursday. The British loss
was slight. .
The Protestant Episcopal" church
has decided to send missionaries to our
The supreme court has decided that
the Northern Paeifio railroad cannot
hold a 400-foot strip through Spokane.
The wreck of the barkentiue Jane
Falkcnburg was found off Cape Flat
tery with nothing on board but a black
Chicago, Indianapolis, St. Paul, St.
Louis, Galveston and Philadelphia are
all after the Republican national con
vention. Transcontinental railroad passenger
rates have been restored as a result of
a conference held in Portland by the
The Yaqui Indians are drilling like
soldiers, and are being exhorted by
their chiefs to fight until the whites
are all exterminated.
While showing a friend how he
would drop a footpad, a Portland
butcher shot and seriously wounded a
loy who was looking on.
Ten ships are reported to have gone
ashore on the straits of Magellan. It
is feared their crews have fallen into
tho hands of the cannibals.
Emperor William is in England.
He was received with all the pomp of
royalty. Public buildings were deco
rated with British, German and United
The Samoan treaty will soon be dis
posed of. Secretary Hay merely awaits
the arrival of text of agreement entered
into between Germany and Great Brit
ain. The industries of Cuba are in a de
plorable condition. In two provinces
the destruction of sugar interests alone
is estimated at $1)80,000,000, and there
are no efforts at rebuilding.
Bocause tho supreme lodge has de
cided to rerate old members, thereby
increasing the assessments, the Knights
and Ladies of Honor in New Jersey are
talking of secession.
A special session of the Washington
legislature is being talked of.
Vice-Presidont Hobart is weaker.
Though he is cheerful, his friends are
A steel palace for the mikado of
Japan is to be designed and built by
Oklahoma wants statehood. A lobby
of 15 persons has been appointed to go
There is a movement on foot to hold
in Chicago next November an interna
tional livestock fair.
Smallpox has broken out among the
colored soldiers of the Forty-fifth regi
ment at Angel island.
Kentucky Republicans insist on in
stalling Taylor as governor, and it is
said force may be used.
The American consul at Pretoiia hai
been refused permission by the state
department to handle money for Eng
Two hundred Spanish prisoners have
been sent to the province of Panay. A
vessel with food and clothing will be
sent to them.
A brilliant display of meteors was
witnessed at Birmingham, Ala. A
number of negroes in their fear, re
sorted to prayer.
As a result of a collision on the
Omaha railroad near Humboldt, S. D.,
five persons were killed and a number
of others fatally injured.
A large force of Boers are reported to
be moving south. Sir Alfred Milner,
governor of Cape Colony, has issued a
proclamation assuring the Dutch that
they will receive protection.
The new revolutionary movement is
widespread and Colombia is said to be
in a bad way. Heavy tribute is being
levied for the support of the govern
ment and business is practically at a
The commissioner of Indian affairs.
W. A. Jones, in his animal renort
makes recommendation for more Indian
schools. There is to be no extinguish
ment of the Indian population, but of
A German wheat buyer has just
made a purchase of several hundred
thousand dollars at Kansas City. He
gives as a reason for coming to this
country that the Russian wheat is of
inferior quality this year.
Captain Leonhauser surprised the in
surgent force near Capas, and captured
200 of them, with their guns and 10,
000 rounds of ammunition and four
tons of subsistence. One Filipino was
killed, but there was no American cas
ualties. Although 77 years of age, John A.
Peters is still performing his duties as
chief justice of the Maine supreme
Emperor William will exhibit the
Frederick the Great collection of cur
ios, literary treasures and French
paintings at the Paris exposition.
The Kansas City & Eldorado rail
road has been sold to the Missouri,
Kansas & Texas Railroad company for
the amount of its bonded indebtedness,
METEORS NOT 'DUE.
An Error Has Been Hade and tba Leo
nids Will Be Here Meat Tear.
Washington, Nov. 20. "The shower
of Leonids will not occur this season.
The brilliant spectacle has been an
nounced one year too soon." This an
nouncement has just been made by Dr.
L. J. See, one of the most advanced as
tronomers in the government service.
"Astronomical calculations have not
ened as to the periodicity of the
Leonids," said Dr. Sea, "but the gen
erally accepted conclusion as to the
time it takes the Leomds to pass the
earth's orbit has been wrong. Aftor
the most careful observations made
with the best instruments in the ser
vice of the government, and aftor the
moct unerring calculations in strict
conformity to astronomical laws, I am
thoroughly convinced that the period of
passage is two years, instead of one, as
"The Leonids have been within the
earth's orbit for a year now, and will
remain with us for another 12 months.
The meteoric shower has not been as
heavy this time as there was good
sicentiflo reason for believing it would
be. That is because we have not ye
struck the thick part of the trail. By
my calculations, this collision will oc
cur in the middle of November, 1000.
Then the resultant display of burning
meteors will be as brilliant as the one
observed by Humboldt in Venezuela in
"The present visitation is a counter
part of that in 1863. At that time
there were displays in two years, that
of 18G2 being aliout as foeble as the
present has been,, and that of the suc
ceeding year being nearly as striking
as that recorded by Humboldt."
ADULTERATION OF FOOD.
More Evidence fa Collected by Senator
New York, Nov. 20. The Unitod
States senate committee, represented by
Senutor Mason, of Illinois, today re
sumed its investigation into the adul
teration of food prepared for market.
Dr. Edward H. Jenkins, an agricul
tural chemist, and vice-director of the
Connecticut agricultural experiment
station, declared that the general adu!
teration of food products had increase! .
with business competition and the de
mand for cheap wares. In 'his five
years' experience, Dr. Jenkins said he
had found only one adulterant that was
poisonous, and that was a coloring
matter in a temperance drink. Coco
shells, prune stones and like, he testi
fied, sold as spices. None of these
adulterants, except the one color, was
huitful to healtlL.,int all . were frauds
on the consumer. Mors than half tho
jollies examined were made of glucose
and starch paste, colored with artific
ial coloring, flavored with artificial
flavoring, and . preserved with salycilio
acid. The .. cheaper grades of coffee
were found to contain a large propor
tion of Canada peas, pea pellets, wheat
middlings and chicory.
Election Consplratora Arrested.
Philadelphia, Nov. 20. Samuel Sal
ton, deputy coroner of this city; Joseph
G. Rodgers, lieutenant of the capital
police, Washington, and Clarence Mes
ser, employed in the copying division
of the congressional library, have bceD
held in $1,800 bail for trial on the
charge of conspiring to make fraudu
lent election returns in this city. Tho
arrest of the three men was the out
come of testimony adduced at the hear
ing last week of several residents of
Washington, who had been arrested
here on a similar charge.
On that occasion, it was testified
that a party of alleged repeaters, num
bering about 14, had been brought to
this city from Washington by Lieuten
ant Rodgers. Two of ; these, George
Kirkland and W. II. Cook, imperson
ated election officers in the thirteenth
division of the second ward and assisted
in the alleged falsifying of the returns
and the stuffing of the ballots, while
the others, it was testified, were em
ployed as repeaters.
Kirkland testified against his com
panions, saying that he came here at
the instigation of a newspaper to par
ticipate in and expose the fraud.
Huntington In Full Control.
San Francisco, Nov. 20. The Exam
iner says: Collis P. Huntington is to
day in full control of three-fourths of
the property of the Southern Pacific
Company and its allied corporation,
the Pacific Improvement Company.
With the help of banking syndicate
headed by the Spoyers, of New York
and London, he has bought 5ut the
Croker and Stanford interests, each
amounting to about one-fourth of the
stock. With his own fourth, that
gives him three-fourths of the whole.
The remaining one-fourth interest be
longs to the Hopkins-Searles estate.
The Speyers hold in their possession
the Croker and Stanford securities for
the present, Huntington haying an iron
clad option for their final transfer to
him. . , '
Alaska Steamer Tardy.
San Francisco, Nov. 20'. The
schooner Rattler is now 88 days out
from Kodiak, Alaska, and it ia feared
that she has gone down in one of the
many storms that have recentiy swept
the coast. The vessel left the Alaskan
port on October 10 and has not been
heard from since. Four days later the
schooner Herman sailed from the same
port and arrived here nearly three
weeks ago, after a very rough passage.
Prevented a Panic.
New York, Nov. 20 Russell Sage
is quoted today as saying to a news
paper interviewer who asked him whaf
he thought of the United States treas
ury's offer to buy $25,000,000 of
"I believe Secretary Gage's action
has saved the financial world from a
disastrous panic. " No one who has
been in touch with business enterprises
during the past few months can fail to
have realized the stringency of the
OVER TWO BILLION
Foreign Commerce of 1899
Breaks All Records.
A REDUCTION IN BUF.ADSTUFFS
But Thla Loaa Ia More Thnn Offset by
Our Aetonlxiilng Sales of
Washington, Nov. 21. Tho. foreign
commerce of the United States seems
likely to make its highest record of the
century iu tha oloalng year of that pe
riod. The October exports are larger
than those of any piecoding October,
the total for the 10 months ending with
October is greater than the total for the
corresponding period in any preceding
year, and it is apparent that for the
first time in our history the foreign
commerce of the year will exceed $2,
000,000,000. For the 10 months end
ing with October, 1899, the figures of
the treasury bureau of statistics show
the total exports to be $1,029,242,000,
while in the corresjiondiiig mouths of
last year they were $987,879,000.
This remarkable increase in exporta
tion is the more sui prising because of
thi absence of the excessive demand
abroad for our breadstuffs, which char
acterized the year 1898. In that year
the short crops abroad and plentiful
supplies of breadstuffs of all kinds in
the United States resulted in an abnor
mally large exportation of breadstuffs,
so that the exportation of agricultural
products in the present year naturally
fulls about $35,000,000 below that of
the corresponding period of last year.
Yet the total exportatinns for the 10
months are, as already indicated, more
than $40,000,000 in excess of those of
It is easy, however,' to find the cause
of this remarkable growth in our total
exportations, which occirs in the face
of the reduction of our exportation of
breadstuffs. An examination of the
detailed figures of the nine months of
the year already accessible shows that
the exports of manufactures in that
period were $50,000,000 in excess' Of
those of tho corresponding, months of
the preceding year, and $65,000,000
greater than those of the same months
of 1897, while the products of the
mine were $4,000,000 greater than
those of the corresponding months of
last year, and those of the forest $6,
000.000 in excess of the corresponding
months of the preceding year. Thus the
year's exportation of agricultural pro
ductions will be quite up to the nor--mal,
while those of manufacture, min
ing and forestry will exceed thoso of
last year, and indeed, of any year in
Imports have increased moro .thnn
exports, for they were unusually low in
1898. while exports were unusually
high in that year. The total importa
tion in the 10 months ending with 'Oc
tober, 1899, is $058,875,000, against
$527,734,000 in the corresponding,
months of last year.
HEAVY FIGHT IS NEAR.
Large Force of Boers Reported to Bo
London, Nov. 21. This morning's
news gives little that alters the com
plexion of the situation. Since the
fight of November 9 matters, so . far as
known, have been fairly quiet at Lady
smith. It is not unlikely that the
Boers, badly informed as to the nature
and extent of British preparations , to
advance to the relief of the .town, may
be hesitating regarding the next move
ment. The situation in Natal is very
complicated, more especially if the re
ports be true that the gTeat Tugela
bridge has been destroyed. The suc
cess of the next move on either side
will depend more on strategy than on.
The Boors have three lines of action
open. They can hold the railway with
the force they have at Enlieradale, fall
ing slightly back before the British ad
vance and threatening it Worn Weenen;
or, in tho second place, they can ad
vance from Weenen and try to carry
F.Btcourt; or, in the third place, they
can advance due south from , Weenen
to Weston, cut the railway and blow
up the bridge over tho Mooi river. If
it be true that there are 10,000 Boere,
under Joubert and ' Genttral Botha,
marching south to meet the British re-,
lief forces, heavy fighting is in store. '
Chief Englneer'a Approval.
Washington, Nov. 21. The report
of the engineers in favor of an improve
ment at the month of the Columbia
river to secure 40 feet of water over the
bar, will be sent to congress with the
approval of the chief of engineers! The
opinion of the engineers is that the pro
posed improvement is one of the mott
important to be presented to .congress.
It is expected that favorable 'Action by
congress looking to the 40-foot channel
will be followed immediately with
another proposition for a channel of 80
feet from the mouth of the Columbia
to Portland. Those who are. familiar
with the commerce of the river . and
conditions now existing say both these
improvements should be made with the
least possible delay.
The Burlington, will build from Al
liance, Neb,, to Ogden. . :
- Beady to Occupy Dagupan.
Manila, N, 21. The American 00
cupation of the country between .Ma
nila and Dagupan is proceeding with a
rush. General MacArthur is within
five miles of Dagupan, which place
General Wheaton or General Lawtoo
will probably occupy. . -
Captain Leonhauser accomplished
one of the best coups of the wax. ,
Beaching O'Donnell by a night march I
frcm Capas on November 16, he sur
prised the insurgent force, numbering
200. and captured all of them, - f
MARCH TO PRETORIA.
flana of the British and Boer flenerala
Joubert Moving South.
London, Nov. 22. The reports oi
heavy fighting at Ladysmith last Wed.
uesday have not been confirmed. On
the contrary, the most reliable advicca
from Estcourt indicate that there wa
nothing more than a desultory cannon.
ade. Probably the rumor of a serioug
engagement 'grew out of the fact that
the Boers threw a few harmless shell
late Tuesday night, leading to the sup.
position that an attack was imminent.
Nothing, however, hapjiened Wedue.
flay. Beyond tho fact that the Boon
are daily receiving fresh reinforcement
and supplies, there is practically
nothing now from the front. ,
The Boer invasion of Capo Clony cob.
tinues steadily and rapidly. There are
1,300 Boers at Colesburg, and news has
reached East London that Ladygray,
near Aliwul North, has been deserted
by tho British and now is in the hands
of the enemy.
From Delagoa bay come reports of
the arrival of more German officers and
artillerymen, who have volunteered to
serve with the Transvaal forces.
The war office semiofficially asserts
that all news received from Africa has
lecn published, with the exception of
demands for tho renewal of stores, war
material and the like. "'
There is an unconfirmed rumor that
more troops have been ordered from In
dia to the Capo.
Found In the Old Shoes of a Providence
New York, Nov. 22. Ten thousand
smugglod pearls, of all sizes, some imi
tation and some genuine gems, were
taken to the custom-house today and
spread out in Collector Bidwell's ofllcfi.
Tomorrow they will bo taken to the ap
praiser's stores, where the . government
experts Mill pass ripon their value. The
pearls were seized by Special Treasury
Agent Theobald, from Francis Bock, a
dealer in jewels and gems, of .Provi
dence,. R. I. Bock arrived on the
French liner Bretague, but preceding
him had come a cable message to the
customs officials telling that the Provi
dence man had jiearls of great price in
his possession. To the inspector Bock
declared he had "nothing dutiable.; He
declared he 'was going ' to Mexico at
once, and said nothing about. his busi
ness in Providence. So special Agent
Theobald and the inspectors made a
rapid examination into his baggage,
and in his pockets.
In Bock's trunks were three pairs of
worn shoes, tied together heels and toe,
and wrapped compactly in newspapers.
Inside each pair of shoes . were many
packages of half pearls. There were
two quarts of gems altogether. A
rough estimate of the value of the en
tire seizure is $50,000. Bock was taken
before United States Commissioner
Shields and held in $5,000 bail. Not
being able to secure . bail, ho was sent
Gompera Testified Before the Industrial
"Washington, Nov. 22. Samuel
Gompers, president of the American
Federation of Labor, was the only wit
ness before the industrial commission
today. Speaking of the union label,
Mr. Gompers said there are-8 7 different
organizations now using . the label,' and
that it is growing in popularity very
rapidly. He defended the boycott as a
legal and proper weapon for working
men. In ; reply to . a question, Mr.
Gompers said that organized labor
views trusts simply as their employers.
There had been oases in which the or
ganizations had been benefited by com
binations. of capital. It is too early to
decide whether men would be more
steadily employed by the trusts than by
other employers. He said that these
combinations have more, influence in
securing legislation than lias unor
ganized capital. Ho took a position
against co-operative schemes, saying
that experience has proved that la
borers have secured 110 greater advan
tages under them than under the wage
'system, He has no fear of the future
for organized labor. . The condition of
labor today is better . than .ever before,
and he attributes the improvement to
the influence of organized labor. Mr.
Gompers favors an amendment to the
constitution fixing a maximum of
hours per day for labor. Speaking of
the effect of advanced labor, legislation
In d.ifterer)t uteres he said there would
be no backward step.
Big Gnus Placed In Position.
Astoria, Nov. 22. The two big guns
that recently arrived at Fort Stevens
have been placed in position. As these
guns Weigh 800 tons each, it required
great care to move them.
TThe common council of Hammond
will petition the government to have
the name of the postollice of that
place changed to New Astoria.
Child Devoured by a Wild Kraut. -
Spokane, Wash., Nov. 22. The
bones of Ruth Inman, the 8-year-old
child lost in the Big Bend country four
weeks ago, were found yesterday a few
miles from Creston, where she disap
peared. The indications are that a
wild animal had carried off and de
voured the little one. ;. '
. General Funston denies that the
American soldiers robbed the churches
in the Philippines.
Automobiles for Canada.
; Toronto, Ontario, Nov. 21. The Na
tional Cycle ift Automobile Company
completed organization hert ' Saturday.
The corporation will have a capital
stock of $2,500,000, and will control in
Canada the business and patents of the
American Bicyole Company as well as
some Canadian concerns.
Vancouver, B. C, Nov. 22. Today's
train carried to Boston and New York
75,000 pounds of halibut rom the
northern fishing grounds.'
FLIGHT OF THE TAGALS
Insurgents Hard Pressed by
OUR TROOPS IN NEW TERRITORY
Advance of the Several Columns-Zain.
boaugo, In Mindanao Island, Occu
pied by Castine'a Sailors.
Manila, Nov. 22. Only fragmentary
reports reach Manila of operations in
the north which, when tho story ia
known, will prove to have been the
most remarkable campaign the Philip
pine war has kuown.
Lawton's division is spread thinly
over the territory beyond San 'Jose,
where the telegraph ends.
Young's two regiments of cavalry,
re continuing their rapid sweep in to
the new country and the infantry is be
ing shoved forward to hold the towns
the cavalry take, all in a country
whose natural difficulties are increased
indescribably by tho tropical rains,.
making rivers of the creeks and
swamps of the fields. Wagon transpor
tation is supposed to hare Ixen prac
tically abandoned, the American troops
living on captured supplies and the
little produce the insurgent levies have
Major Swigort's squadron of Third
cavalry is reported to be engaging a
greatly superior force at Pozarrubia,'
northeast of Dsgupan. Theso troops
have fought three engagements and aro
now holding their position, awaiting ,
It is believed at headquarters that
this force is covering tho retreat of tho
Insurgent leaders to the Binguet moun
tains; that the insurgents planned to
retreat northeast along tho Tayud road,
which is Btocked wjth storehouses,
three of which the Americans have had
to draw upon en route' and that only
the insurgent advance force had passed
Tayud before American occupation, tho
main body of Aguinaldo's army being
within our lines. The majority of
these insurgents may disorganize and '
pose as amigos- when the Americans
Hardships of the Campaign.
Among the scraps of news obtainable
are stories of the hardships with which
the American armv is meeting. It is
reported for instance, that Lawton nar
rowly escaped drowning while fordiug
a river recently, when Lieutenant Lima
and two privates were lost. .
Captain Leonhauser, with a battalion
of the Twenty-fifth infantry, is on his
way from Bambam to O'Donnoll to
take the insurgent cartridge-rilling
works there. A Filipino captain who
surrendered .with four men to Colonel
Burt, of the Twenty-fifth infantry, de
scribed the factory and volunteered to
guido the expedition. .... ,
The governor of Neuva Vizcaya has
determined, like many other Filipinos,
in these days, that the administration .
cf his province cannot change too
quickly, and is coming to Manila to
tell General Otis of his loyalty and in
cidentally to request that he be re
tained in offioe under the new regime.'
Admiral Watson has received an ad
ditional credible report that Lieutenant
Gilmore and five of the captured sail
ors of the gunboat Yorktown were at
Tarlao, November 10. Gilmore was
living in a Filipino general's house.
The cruiser Baltimore starts for Lin- '
gayen today, and Admiral Watson pur'
poses sending another ship to Natiguen
if the gunboat Helena, which . ia over
due, has not arrived at Lingayen.
Operations In Mindanao.
The sailors of the gunlioat Castiuc . .
occuppy Zamboanga, on the southwest
extremity of the island of Mindanao''
The business men, chiefly Chinese, re- '"
quested Commander Very, of the Cas
tine, to take possessionof the place and
protect them from insurgents. -
ery landed a naval force and, ai-.
though no details have been received,"
it appears he found that he had a largo
contract on his hands and telegraphed' '
Otis requesting the presence of troop -but
none are available except by with-; .
drawing a part of the force from one of
the neighboring islands temporarily;
- LONG WILL NOT RESIGN.
Sailing Orders Issued to Uear-Adrulral
Washington, Nov. 22. Secretary
Long's attention was called to Tepdrttf '"
that he intended to resign from the
cabinet. Without hesitating, the secre- .
tary said he had no such intention.-
One of the first matters of business
that was laid before the secretary by .
Assistant Secretary Allen, was the sail
ing orders to be given to Rear-Admiral
Schley. It was decided to issue the
orders at once, and they are in course
of preparation. The navy department,
gives out the following official state
ment of the orders sent to Rear-Admiral
"The order has been sent tcday for
the Chicago to proceed to South Atlan
tic waters, touching for coal at Rio de
Janiero and other such ports as aw'
necessary to reach Buenos Ayres- as '
soon as practicable and inspect vessels
and give special attention to repairs
now under way on the W l'mington."
Verdict Against Football.'
St. Louis, Nov. 22. After spending
several more days investigating the-.
death of John Wright, right, tackle of j
the football team of the Christian
Brothers college, who was injured No
vember 11, in a game with tho St.
Louis university eleven, the- coroner's" ;
jury today returned the following ver
' "We, the jury, find that - the game -was
played strictly according to Rugby
j-ules; but we believe the game is daa .
erous, and should be prohibited.
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