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"IT'S A COLD DAY WHEN WE GET LEFT."
HOOD UIVEIt, OREGON, FKIDAY, MAliCH 122, 1901.
HOOD RIVER GLACIER
I'lihlMied Kvery Friday by
H. F. HI.VTIIK.
Terms n( ulcrlplloii 11. .'ill year hen paid
The mull arrives from Mt. Hood at 10 o'clock
a. in, Wecine-day and atiirdays; departa the
same dai k Hi llfMiti.
I-or Cheiiuweih, leave .1 a. m, Tnesd.yii,
1 hnrsda) mill Saturdays: arrive al p. ni.
for W hue Halinon (V anil.) leaves dally .1 t .ii
.. in.: .irlve Hi 7.1.i p. m.
I rom vt hlte Sainton leaves (or Fiitd., (illnier,
Trout l.nkr .ml l.lcnwood dallr m ft A. M.
HOr Hniii-ii (VSnMi) leavea at &:4' p. in. ; ar
rive at i p. m.
IAI'KM. HKHKKAII lihUKKK UUX.IL No
i 7, I. (I. u. K.--.lecta tlrsl am) third Mon
day In each month.
Mini Kit iuvim-ort, N. U.
II. J. IIibhakI), N-crtary.
1ANIIV HINT, No. 1, ti. A. K.-Mivtum,
I O. I'. W Hall second ami fourth Hatnrlav
of each inonlii at t o'cto k p. m. All U. A. k.
lnemlicra Int ited to me, i wild tin.
'I . J. ( ii.nmnu, Commander.
J. W. ItlUHY, Aitjiilaut.
1ANI1Y W. K. :., No. 1(1- Meets Ural Satnr
1 day til each month In A. n. I . W. hall at 2
. m. Man. B. r hHcKMAKKIt, President.
Man. L'Hul l.i lukl:, secniary.
"MOOD KIVKR I.OIMiK, No. Urt, A. K. .nil A.
Jl M.- Meria Saturday cvcniiiK on or before
each full union. A N. Kahm, W. M.
A. I Hatkmak, secretary.
0O1) RIVKK til A 1'TKK, No. tl, It. A. M.-
4 it la third Friday nlKhl of each inonlii.
r . t;. HKi.mrn, ii. r.
II. F. PiVHwoN, Secretary.
HOOli KIVK.K CHArTKK, So. !."i, . K. H.
. .Meets second ami fourth Tuesday even
inita ol each month. VI. t ra coidaliy wei
iii i'il . Mm Kvi H. Hiv.Mi, W. M
II. K. Pavilion, Secretary.
01.KTA AS8KMRI.Y, No. 103, l ulled Arliaan.
Meel i-econd Tucsdav of each mouth at
Fraternal hall. V. I . llHnsns, M. A.
1). MrlioSii.n, secretary.
'AH UM A I.OIMiK, No. :Ul, K. ot P. - Meeta
III A. o. I . W. hall every Turaday mirhi.
I'OHKAM It Mil ill, ('. .
Frank I.. Iavimin, K. of K. A h.
IVKHHlfiK I.ODiiK. No. tin, A. o. I , v .
Meet. Ilrat and liiird Kmurdaya of eai h
in, null. V C. KVA.va. M. .
.1. K. Watt, Klnaucler.
II. I lloK, Keinrder.
lil.KWII.DK I.OIhIK, No. HIT, I. O O. K. -1
MeiMa In Fraternal hall every Thurilav
lliKhl. A. II. liKTI II ki N. O.
J. K. II a sna, Hei ret.ry.
HOOD KIVKR TKNT. No. in, K. 0. T. M.,
ineclH at A. o. C. W. hall uu I lit- Ural and
third FrldHyi of each inonlii.
J. K. Kand. t'oniin.uder.
TlIVKRSIDK KODliK NO. 411. DKUKKK OK
Ji, HONOR. A. O. I'. W.-Mceta Hrst and
third Mtnrday al H I'. f .
Mrs. liKiiRuiA Rand, '. of II.
Mrs. ( run Ci arkK, Recorder.
SUNHHISK RoriKTY Meet, icoml and
fourth HaturdHyt of each moiitli .1 2
o'cloi k. Misa I.kna Smkli.1 I'ri'aidcm.
Mikm Carrik Hi ti.kr, riecretaii.
HOOD RIVKK CAMP, No. 7,702, M. W. A.,
meetHlnOdd Kcllow' Hall the tlritt and
third WediiCMlaya of each month.
F. 1.. Davihon, V. 0,
K. R. Bradley, Clerk.
JJ F. SHAW, M. I.
Telephone No. HI.
All Calls Promptly Attended
Ofllce Hpat.lra over Everharl'a alore. All
rail, left ' the ottlce or residence will b
Vronil t y attended lo.
JOHN I.F.LAND IIKXDKKSON
ATTORNKY-A Y -LW , ABSTRACTOR. NO
TARY PLHLtC nd KKll.
For 23 veara . resident ol Oieifoii and Waah
InKlon. Has hud many years exerieme in
Real Ktaie matiara, r alt actor, aearcher ol
title and agent. Ballsfaction uuaranieed or
J F. WATT, M. D.
KiirRenti for O. R. A N. Co. 1 especially
equipped to treat catarrh ol nose and Ihro.t
and ilineaaea of women.
special terma for otlice treatment of chroule
Telephone, ofllce, 128, residence, 4"i.
CARPENTER AND BUILDER.
Estimates furnished or all kinds of
work. Repairing a specialty. All kinds
of shop work. Shop on State Street,
between First and Second.
)AI'KKHAN(tlNO, KALSOMIN1NII, KIT.
If your walla are sick or mutilated, call on
E. I.. KIIOI1.
Conaultatlon free. No charge lor prescrip
tions. No cure no pay.
) ftv li'itirs fr n 8 A. M. till 8. P. M., an 1 all
night if necessary.
JTC0N0MY SHOE SHOP.
Men's lialf soles, hand eticked, $1 ;
nailed, nest, 75c; second, 50c; third, 40n.
Ladies' hand stitched, 75c; nailed, best,
M)c; second, 35. Liest slock and work
in' food River. (J. WELDS, Prop.
fpHE KLONDIKE CONFECTIONERY
Is the place to get the latent and best in
Confectioneries, Candies, Nuts, Tobacco,
COLE & GRAHAM, Props.
p C. BROS it'S, M. D.
" THYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
'Phone Central, or 121.
Office Honrs: 10 to 11 A. M.j 2 to 3
and (i to 7 P. M.
T. HOOD SAW MILLS
Tomi.inson Broh, Props.
FIR AND PINE LUMBER
Of the best quality alwas on hand at
prices to suit the times.
gUTLER A CO.,
Do a general banking business.
M. A-C00K 0
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Hoon River, Orsoos.
Estimates Furnished. , Plans Drawn
J. HAYES, J. P.
office with Ceo. T. Prath.r. Bnsineaa will r
attended to at any time. Collection made,
and anv buaints iren to u will be attended
tosped'lv nd f'11" promptly. Will
lwaie on 8od government lands, either tiro
Iwror larminit. We are in touch wltfcth. L'.
fc. Uud Wc at Tb DUe. Uiv.iuawlL
HEWS Of II IK
From All Parts of the New World
' and the Old.
OP INTEREST TO OUR MANY READERS
Comprchcralvc Rcvkw of th Important tUp
ptnlngi of the Past Week In
Fire at St. Loult caused $100,009
Natives of Marlnduque want civil
Orders were Issued (or dispatching
regulars to Manila.
Morocco will be compelled to pay
the American claims.
Natives of Tutulla ask that Tllley
remain their governor.
Trias, an Influential Filipino general,
surrendered to the Americans.
Several girls lost their lives In a
factory fire at St. Joseph, Mo.
Fighting occurred between students
and Cossacks at St. Petersburg.
Fourle's commando escaped from
the British net near Bloemfonteln.
Loomls protests to Venezuela
agalnat further interference with Bait.
OreRon hopgrowerg are contracting
this year's crop at 11 cents per pound.
Many were rendered homeless by
fires at Memphis, Ind., and Bismarck,
A department of public Instruction
has been established In the Philip
pines. The Manehurinn agreement Is like
ly to disrupt the concert of the
Oil deposits near Ashland, Or., will
be developed. California capitalist
have Invested $.15,000.
John O. Rider, Inventor of the
Remington rifle, died at his home in
Newark, O., of heart disease, aged
The St. Iouls Steam Forge & Iron
Works, better known' as McDonald's
Forge Works, were destroyed by lire.
The plants of the Paragould Roller
Mill Company and West Rogers Plan
ing Mill, at Paragould, Ark., were de
stroyed by fire. Loss, $250,000.
The lumber yards and saw and plan
ing mill plant of John B. Ransom &
Co., In West Nashville, Tenn., were
destroyed by fire. Los, $140,000.
Llentenant General Miles, who In
tends to Inspect the principal military
posts In Cuba, has arrived at Havana
with his party from the United States.
Nelson O. Whitney, professor of
railway engineering In the university
of Wisconsin, died suddenly at Mad
ison, Wis., of heart disease, aged 43
One fireman was killed and three
others Injured In a Pittsburg fire.
Bids will soon be asked for con
struction of Skagway-Juneau cable.
There Is no change In the Anglo
Russian railway dispute at Tien Tsin.
Seventh Infantry, stationed at Van
couver barracks, has been ordered to
Two men died and 15 were prostrat
ed as the result of an explosion on a
The South and Central American
republics will enter the conference of
As a result of student demonstra
tions at several points, Russia has de
clared a state of siege.
Highwaymen held up a Wichita car
and robbed and shot the motorman.
There were no passengers.
The American consular agent at
Barcelona, Venezuela, has again been
arrested by that government.
Jessie Morrison, who killed Mrs.
Castle at Eldorado, Kan., furnished a
$5,000 bond and will be released.
The employes of the Washington
mine, at Oxford, N. J., have been
fighting fire and black damp in the
mine for several days.
The Cleveland dry goods firm of
Gavin, Parmalee & White was placed
In the hands of a receiver. The firm's
debts aggregate $100,000.
Jim Harris was found guilty of mur
der in the first degree for killing J.
H. Allen, a wealthy Ottumwa, Kan.,
merchant. This will mean a lif
Lieutenant August Newkirk Maher,
United States navy, died at Vallejo,
Cal., from apoplexy. He entered the
naval academy from Kansas, and
graduated in the class of 18S0.
Robert Walsh, said to be the miss
ing son of a prominent lumberman of
Saginaw, Mich., was murdered In a
garret in St. Louis in the course of a
quarrel over the spoils of a robbery.
John Enoch Pond, a member of the
Berkeley high school, has been ap
pointed the first naval cadet from the
Ilawaiian Islands. The appointment
was recommended by Delegate Wil
cox. Young Pond is the son of Lieu
tenant Commander Charles F. Pond,
Arthur Bronson Townsend, the man
thought to have attempted suicide In
Montreal, is a member of a well
known New York family, wealthy, and
a bachelor. He belongs to exclusive
clubs, and for several months lived
In the Brevoort House. His mother
Is In Paris.
Holland gave Wilhelmina a new
crown costing 20,000.
A Chicago cattle company bought
443,000 acres of grazing and mineral
land In New Mexico.
An animal heretofore unknown, re
sembling both the horse and the ze
bra, has been discovered in the Congo
New York commission merchants are
sending representatives to Cuba to
purchase products for shipment to
Arrangements Nearly Completed
Will Open May 1.
BUFFALO, N. Y., March 18. It has
been decided to open the Pan-American
exposition May 1. At that time
President McKlnley and his cabinet
are expected to be on their way to
the Pacific coast. It is proposed to
connect the president's train by tele
graph with the temple of music. Di
rect telegraphic communication- will
also be established with the executive
otllceg of the presidents of all the re
publics of the Western hemisphere
and the governor general of Canada.
At precisely 2 o'clock, Buffalo time,
they will all be requested to touci
electric buttons In their offices, which
will start pieces of machinery at the
exposition. At the same time It Is
expected that each will transmit a
message of greeting.
President McKlnley, from his spe
cial car, surrounded by his cabinet,
will then start the great fountain
pumps, and will transmit over the
wires a message of greeting.
May 14 It Is proposed to hold Im
posing dedicatory ceremonies when It
Is expected that Vice-President Roose
velt, Governor Odell and a large num
ber of national and diplomatic of
ficials will be present. A day, prob
ably between June 9 and 12, will be
designated President's day, when
President McKlnley and his party, on
the return from the coast, will be
Taft Commission's Plan.
New York, March 16. A Washing
ton dispatch to the 'limes says:
The Taft commission has been or
dered to forward to the war depart
ment Its recommendations for the
form of government to be adopted In
the Philippines. This is In accord
ance with the original Instructions, by
the terms of which the commission
was to prepare such recommendations
whenever ordered to do so. The time
has come, In the estimation of the
president, when plans for the govern
ment of the Philippines may be sub
mitted for his consideration. No In
timation of the nature of the scheme
has yet been received. The commis
sion, it is declared, has not received
any suggestions from Washington,
but has been left entirely unham
pered. It may propose any form of
government It thinks fit.
Demand on Sultan of Morocco.
New York, March 16. A speclul to
the World from Washington says:
The crnlfier New York will stop at
Tangier on the way to Manila, and
take on board Consul General Gum
mere, who will be conveyed to the
nearest port to tne Moroccan capital.
The consul general is to demand that
the sultan settle the claim of Ameri
can citizens against his government.
The New York will await the return
of the consul general. The consul
general could make the trip from
Tangier on merchant vessels plying
In those waters, but it has been the
policy of the administration to Im
press the sultan by a naval demon
station in Moroccan waters.
India's Population Stationary.
Calcutta, March 18. Complete cen
sus returns give tho population of
India as 294,000,000, an increase In tho
last decade of 7,000,000. Deducting
the population of the Baluchistan,
Shaustaksat, Chlon hills and Sikkim
territory, enumerated for the first
time, a net increase is shown of only
1.4 per cent, which is due to improved
census methods. Thus, the population
is for the first time stationary. Ow
ing to two famines, mortality from
disease and a great decline In the birth
rate, the native states show exces
A CLASH IMMINENT.
Trouble at Tien Tsin Between British
TIEN TSIN, March 1 St The British
and Russians are disputing over the
limits of railway property in the Rus
sian concession, and the guards of the
two nations are in close proximity to
each other. The British have been
strongly reinforced, and trouble is im
minent unless the Russians retire.
Warships in Venezuelan Waters.
Port of Spain, Island of Trinidad
(via Haytien cable), March 18. The
German second-class cruiser Vlneta Is
reported to be making further inves
tigation in regard to the matters In
connection with -the Island of Mar
guerita. The Italian third-class cruiser
Dogali is here watching Venezuelan
affairs and is ready to start at once
to protect Italian interests in Vene
zuela if necessary. The United States
cruiser Scorpion has arrived here.
Fire in Washington Hotel.
Washington, March 18. At 3:53 A.
M. today, electric light wires started
a fire in the Merchants hotel, 485
Pennsylvania avenue, which spread
rapidly, causing panic among the
guests, several of whom Jumped from
the window. L. F. Henry, 48 years
old, was killed. The injured are:
Stephen Collins, proprietor of the ho
tel; W. B. Catchings. of Kentucky;
John Scanlon, and W. B. Ketchum, of
Library for St. Louis.
St. Louis. March i8. Andrew Carne
gie has offered to donate $1,000,000
for a new public library in St. Louis.
The offer is similar to many others
which Mr. Carnegie has made to cities
throughout th United States and
There Is still now and then a man
simple enougk to go gunning for an
office without a barrel. Detroit
British General Hesitates.
Pekln, March 18. The Russians at
Tien Tsin took possession of the rail
way siding, and armed sentries are
now guarding it. General Barrow,
second In command of the British
forces, hesitates to act, apparently In
the absence of General Gaselee, feel
ing sure that bloodshed would ensue.
He had a long consultation today with
Sir Ernest Satow. The Russians are
Jubilant .The American military line
baa been sold to a private company.
Bill SM IIE1
Items of Interest From All Parts
of the State.
COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL HAPPENINGS
A Brief Review of the Growth ind Improve
mtnti of the Many Industrie Through
out Our Thrivint; Commonwealth.
Ashland Construction of the Ash
land freight depot has begun.
Pendleton Young men of Pendle
ton have organized a -cornet band.
La Grande A large fruit cannery
will be established at La Grande.
John Day The Sheep Gulch mine,
near John Day, has resumed opera
tions. Salem The O. R. & N. Co., whose
docks were washed away, contem
plates replacing them.
Eugene Many Offers are being re
ceived for Eugene school bonds, which
the district will Bell to the amount of
Summervllle It is reported that
the complete outfit of new machinery
for the creamery at Summervllle has
Weston Two quarter sections of
fine farming land, one and one-half
miles south of Weston have changed
owners. The price paid was $13,500.
Quartzburg Quartzburg will Boon
be connected with Prairie City by
i . . i tt i i i
I leiriiuune. i nej wire nun uet-u
Btretclied nearly the entire distance.
Clatsop The Elk Creek toll road,
In Clatsop county, Is almost com
pleted, and win soon be open for
travel. One bridge remains to be
Gold Beach Gold Beach Is now in
telephonecommuiileation with the out
side world. The line has been ex
tended across the river from Wed
derburn. Eugene A bridge on the Elmira
mail route, about eight miles west
of Eugene, is in a dangerous condi
tion. It will be rebuilt as soon as the
Ashland S. H. Calhoun, of Ash
land, has exchanged lfiO acres of land
near that place for a like amount of
land In Klamath county belonging tu
G. II. Palethorpe.
Baker City Mr. C. McEndry, who
owns placer claims on Pine creek, on
the Burnt river slope, has been ex
hibiting In Baker City a gold nugget
which weighs $107.
Pendleton Frank Frazier is mak
ing plans for a horse parade at Pen
dleton early next May, similar to the
one last May. All kinds of well-bred
horses will be allowed to take part.
Ashland Inquiry of lumber dealers
at Ashland reveals the fact that while
Improvements have been going on
steadily all winter, building will take
on a freBh impetus with the open
ing of spring.
Milton High water in the Walla
Walla river washeu out the under
pinning at the Milton end of the
bridge near Brown's mill, and con
slderable work Was necessary to re
pair the damage.
Sumpter The Sumpter Valley rail
road will commence work on the re
malning three miles of road to the
new town in a few days, and trains
will be running from Maker to Whit
ney soon. Whitney will be the ter
minus of the company at present.
Eugene Sheriff W. W. Withers
rounded up a gang of 11 hobos in
the woods beyond the river opposite
Eugene and took them to the city
jail. Residents beyond the river had
complained that many of their
chickens were missing. At the camp
of the hobos preparations for a big
chicken dinner were going on.
Wheat Walla Walla, 55Ms56y2;
valley, nominal; bluestem, 59c per
Flour Best grades, $2.803.40 per
barrel; graham, $2.60.
Oats White 4445c per bushel;
Barley Feed, $16.5017; brewing,
$16.5017 per ton.
Millstuffs Bran, $16 per ton;
middlings, $21.50; shorts, $17.50;
Hay Timothy, $1212.50; clover,
$79.50; Oregon wild hay, $67 per
Butter Fancy creamery, 22V425c;
dairy, 1820c; store, ll13c per
Eggs Oregon ranch, 12c per
Poultry Chickens, mixed, $3.50
$5; hens, $55.50; dressed, ll12c
per pound; spring, $4(ii5 per dozen;
ducV.s, $56; geese, $68 per dozen;
turkeys, live, 910c; dressed, 13
14c per pound.
Potatoes 4555c per sack.
Mutton Gross, best sheep, wethers.
$4.75; ewes, $44.50; dressed, 6
7c per pound.
Hogs Gross, choice heavy, $5
$5.25; light, $4.755; dressed, 67c
Veal Large, 77c per pound;
small, 89c per pound.
Beef Gross, top steers, $4.50
$4.75; cows, $44.50; dressed beef,
7 8c per pound.
Hops 1214c per pound; 1899
Wool Valley, 14 15c; Eastern
Oregon, 912c; mohair, 2123c per
Russian secret police have arrested
many literary men, lawyers and stu
dents for alleged conspiracy.
In consequence of emigration there
is a greater preponderance of women
in Norway than In almosi any other
country In Europe.
Congressman Linney, of North Car
olina, is the only republican ever
elected to congress who served ts a
private in the confederate army.
VICTIM OF LIVE WIRE.
One Fireman Killed, Three Others
PITTSBURG, Pa., March 19. Dur
Ing the progress of a fire today ut tho
corner of Duquesne Way and Fort
street, one man lost his life and three
others were badly nurt. The property
loss will be fully 250,000, well Insured.
The fire broke out In the boiler room
of the Hiram W. French Company's
hair felt factory, Just opposite the
main exposition building. Through
some confusion, no alarm was turned
In for some time, and it was fully 20
minutes after the fire was discovered
before the engines reached the scene.
From the' felt factory the flames
Jumped across the street, and In a
very short time the exposition build
ing was burning fiercely. All the fire
men could do was to prevent the
flames spreading. After hard work,
this was accomplished, and machinery
hall, with Its valuable contents, saved.
The main building was a complete
Two lumber yards adjoining the felt
factory soon succumbed. Gallagher &
Banker lost 1,000,000 feet of lumber,
and Henry Henk 350,000 feet of valu
able hardwood. Three small dwell
ings near the lumber yards were de
stroyed, but, so far as known, all the
William Miller and his fellow fire
men were victims of a live wire. The
Intense heat melted the network of
wires running in every direction, and
one of them in fulling struck a trolley
wire, the other end crossing the brass
nozzle of the hose held by Miller and
Snyder. Both men fell as though
they had bees shot. Sheckler and
Griffith, in going to the rescue, were
also caught, and were badly burned.
When the prostrate men were reached,
Miller was dead, and two of the others
AMERICAN CONSUL ARRESTED.
Imprisoned by Venezuela Without
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, March
19. News has reached here that the
United States consular agent at Bar
celona, Venezuela, Ignaclo H. Baiz,
has been arrested by Venezuelan of
ficials and Imprisoned without ade
quate cause. This is the second time
he has been treated In this fashion
within the last five months, and he
will resign unless protected by the
Washington government. It appears
that several sums of money have been
forced from him by Venezuelan of
ficials under threat of Imprisonment.
The protests of Mr. Balz to Wash
lngton seem to have met with no re
sponse thus far. Three months ago
Mr. Loomis, the United States minis
ter at Caracas, made a demand upon
the Venezuelan government for an
apology for the first outrage, but this
communication was quite Ignored.
STATE OF SIEGE PROCLAIMED.
Result of Russian Riots Promoted by
ST. PETERSBURG, March 19. In
consequence of the riotous disturb
ances following the demonstrations
promoted by university students the
government has proclaimed a state of
siege at Odessa, Kieff and Kharkoff.
It Is reliably reported here that a
student died at Kharkoff from injurier
sustained In the disorders of March
4 in that city. Eight hundred stu
dents of the University of St. Peters
burg, virtually all remaining here, mel
last Friday antl resolved not to at
tend further lectures. The police
subsequently arrested 16. Four hun
dred students of the technological
school entered the courtyard of the
institution to hold a meeting, and
the police Inscribed their names. The
mining academy is already entirely
It Is reported that Count Tolstoi,
who ever since his excommunication
has been loudly cheered whenever he
has made his appearance, is taking
an active part in the disturbances al
Moscow, where the situation is com
plicated by a strike of the operatives
of several large factories.
Explosion on Ship.
New York, March 19. The steam
ship New York reached her dock at
10 o'clock tonight, after a passage In
which an explosion of an ammonia
tank caused loss of life and much
damage to tho vessel.. Her shaft was
also broken. As a result of the ex
plosion, 15 men were overcome by the
fumes of ammonia on Thursday last,
and seriously prostrated, two deaths
following. Both victims were buried
at sea. Several others were confined
to the ship's hospital for some time,
and one was still in the hospital when
the ship docked.
Trial of Alleged ReDo.s Begun. o
Constantinople, March 19. It is of
ficially announced here that the trial
began at Salonica. March 11, of 19
Bulgarians, accused of belonging to
the revolutionary committee at Sofia
and fomenting disorder in Salonica,
Monastir and Kossovo.
Nine New Cases of Bubonic Plague.
Cape Town, March 19. Nine new
cases of bubonic plague have been of
ficially reported in Cape Town during
the last 48 hours. Six of these were
colored persons, and three Europeans.
Reward for Rescue of Explorers.
Venice, March 19. The municipal
court, of Venice, offers a prize of
20,000 lire to anti-Italian ?or foreign
navigators who may rescue Count
Franco Quirini and the Norwegian
sailor who disappeared from the ex
ploring party of the Duke of Abruzzi
during his Arctic expedition in the
Stella Polare. A reward of 5,000 lire
is offered to any one who furnishes
definite news as to the fate of the
Vigorous Protest to the Vene-
HAS BEEN LODGED BY MINISTER LOOMIS
American Minister Inform South American
Government That Interference With
Our Oiliclal Must Ceaie.
WASHINGTON, March 20. The
state department, through Minister
Loomls, recently lodged a most vig
orous protest to the Venezuelan gov
ernment against further Interference
with Mr. Balz, the United States
consular agent at Barcelona, Vene
Euela. It knows nothing of the last
reported Infringement of his liberty,
but it Is presumed that the affair Is
connected directly with the troubles
which led to the flrBt protest. Ig
naclo M. Balz is not a citizen of the
United States, a fact that may add
to the difficulty which our government
will expect In protecting him, as it
Is determined to do. He was born in
St. Thomas and is a native Danish
citizen, so far as is known here, but,
having an exequatur issued by the
Venezuelan government recognizing
him as a United States consular agent,
the state department has decided that
he Is entitled to the protection of the
United States government. It appears
that he Is engaged In business and be
came involved In trouble with the
Venezuelan military by resisting an
attempt to collect a forced loan from
him. More than a month ago the
Btate department forwarded its in
structions to Minister Loomis to rep
resent to the Venezuelan government
that these annoying interferences
with our officials must cease, but so
far no resultn have appeared.
Morocco Must Pay.
Washington, March 20. The state
department is giving renewed atten
tion to the settlement of the claims
against the government of Morocco.
The claim of Marcus Ezagul, who was
murdered at Fez in June last, has
been adjusted by the payment of
$3,000, but there are other claims
equally meritorious which have not
been satisfactorily adjusted. Recently
the state department gave these con
sideration, all efforts on the part of
Mr. Gummere, the consul-general at
Tangier, to adjust them having proved
Ineffective. Under these circum
stances, a special mission seems near.
Instructions to this end today were
sent to Mr. Gummere, as well as a
further Instruction to demand an
apology for an apparent discourtesy
on the part of the grand vizier and the
minister of foreign affairs in attempt
ing to defeat the purpose of the state
department to dispatch a special mis
sion to Morocco City. The armored
cruiser New York, with Admiral
Rogers aboard, is rapidly nearlng Gi
braltar, with every prospect of rrach
Ing Tangier by the end of this week.
She will take Mr. Gummere aboard
and convey him to Mazargan, where
the consul-general will disembark and
go overland to the Moorish capital.
The New York will remain at Mazar
gan under his orders until some sort
of settlement is reached, and Mr.
Gummere was today notified to this
Peru Settles a Claim.
Washington, March 20. United
States Minister Dudley, at Lima, Peru,
cabled the Btate department today
that the government of Peru had of
fered to settle for 3,000 soles the
Fowkes claim, and he was immediate
ly instructed to accept the offer. The
claim originated in 1894. W. A.
Fowkes was an American merchant
living at Tumbez, and the military
authorities subjected him to a forced
loan and imprisoned him for 24 hours.
A claim was preferred against Peru
for $5,000 on his account, but that
government proffered 3,000 soles (a
sole being equivalent to 48 cents),
and the claimant expressed his wil
lingness to accept that sum.
TRIED TO BRIBE OFFICER.
Japanese Who Was Smuggling Chi
nese Into United States.
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash., March
20. Several days ago word reached
the customs authorities that whole
sale smuggling of Chinese cannery
men across the line was about to be
inaugurated. As a result, the revenue
cutter Grant was -sent out to patrol
the Straits of Fuca and the channels
between the Island and British Co
lumbia. Extra precautions to guard
the boundary line have also been
taken. Three Chinese Who were be
ing smuggled across by a Japanese
were captured today. When taken,
the Japanese offered the United States
officer a bribe, but was placed under
arrest at Northport and two charges
placed against him, one for unlaw
fully aiding Chinese to enter the
United States, and one for attempt
ing to bribe a United States officer.
The Chinese were ordered deported.
Shot by Desperadoes.
Red Rock, Okla., March 20. Albert
Bateman was shot and killed at 8:30
o'clock tonight by two desperadoes in
the store of Swartz & Co. The des
peradoes were robbing the store, when
Mr. Bateman. who Is the manager of
the Foster Lumber Company's yard
at this point, happened to step in,
and, taking in the situation, opened
fire on them, wounding one of them
In the arm. Both the robbers opened
fire on him. and he fell, pierced by
two balls. The robbers secured $350,
and made their escape. Officers from
Ponca and Perry have started in
A New Canal Treaty.
Washington, March 20. Secretary
Hay had a long conference today with
Senator Morgan respecting Isthmian
canal matters and the advisability
of reopening negotiations for a treaty
with Great Britain on the subject.
The secretary is losing no oppor
tunity of acquainting himself with
the views of senators on this subject,
and the conference today is only one
of nearly a dozen he has had on the
same subject with leading senators
and representatives since tha adjourn
ment of congress.
Old Crop Sold and New Crop Being
Contracted in Yakima Valley.
NORTH YAKIMA, Wash., March
20. The hop crop of 1900 has been
sold, and contracts are being made
for the output of Yakima for the com
ing season. Buyers from Portland
are bore cleaning up the remnants
of last year. They report only 43
bales of the crop of 1900 on hand.
The hist sales ranged about 14 cents,
although some have been made at
18 cents a pound. The Indications
are favorable for a good crop this
year. All the yards are being cleaned
and put In shape. Estimates place
the Yakima acreage at 2.400, yielding
an average of 1,600 pounds.
One of the most Important Items
for the consideration of hop men is
the introduction of the Bohemian
methods of curing in the Yuklma val
ley. Senator A. Hetnr.h, of the Se
attle Brewing & Malting Company,
conducted a series of experiments
last season, and demonstrated that an
exact Imitation of the celebrated
Bohemian hops could be made In
Yakima. The hops were cured with
out artificial heat or sulphur, and
were used In making a choice blend
of Yakima beer. It Is claimed that
such hops sell In Seattle for 54 cents
The Yakima crop for 1901 is placed
at from 18,000 to 20,000 bales of 200
pounds each. Contracts are being
made at 11 cents lor all that can be
produced. None but small growers,
however, are selling at any price.
No new yards are to be planted this
season, and none will be plowed up for
other crops. Growers state that hops
may be produced and prepared for
market for 8 cents per pound. When
sold at 11 cents they make fair profit,
but It Is believed the price will rule
higher this fall; hence those having
large yards are not anxious to con
tract the coming crop for less than
OUTLAWRY IN THE PHILIPPINES.
Methods Pursued by Tagals to Ter
rorize Peaceful Natives.
WASHINGTON, March 20. The
records In the cases of 34 Filipino
natives, charged with various offenses
against military discipline in the Phil
ippines, including murder, treason and
other acts of violence, have been re
ceived at the war department. These
records make plain the methods pur
sued by the Insurgents to terrorize
the native Inhaoitants of the islands,
and show cases of atrocities commit
ted upon the latter where they de
clined to comply with the demands
and the exactions of the so-called
In one case nine insurgent, sympa
thizers, fully armed, seized In the
night a family of five persons and
killed them with doIos. The motive
for the murder was the punishment
of the family for refusing to pay taxes
In support of the insurgent govern
ment. The guilty natives were sen
tenced to hard labor for 30 years. In
another case, under the orders of an
insurgent lieutenant colonel, a native
was seized, bound and made to sit
down while a soldier "held his head
and with a knife cut his throat." The
murderer was condemned to be
hanged. Most of the other cases were
the murder of innocent Filipinos by
alleged soldiers and officers of the In
surgent army, several of whom are
described as notorious bandits and
outlaws. The most atrocious, accord
ing to the records, is that of Euseblo
Rojas, who was sentenced to be
hanged, styling himself a lieutenant of
infantry in the insurgent forces under
the command of Alejandrino. Rojas
claimed to exercise summary power
over the lives and property of the
natives who did not bear arms against
the United States, and conceived It
to be his duty to murder peaceful and
law-abiding people living within his
so-called military jurisdiction.
Railroad Machinists Strike.
Iowa Falls, la., March 20. The ma
chinists and boiler makers employed
at the Burlington, Cedar Rapids &
Northern shops, In this city, have
walked out, and will not return to
work until the differences between
the employes and officials are ad
justed. This action follows that of
the union .men at Cedar Rapids, and
It is reported it will be followed by
the men at Esthervllle, Watertown,
Albert Lea and other division .points.
Fifteen Cars Wrecked..'
Chehalis, Wash., March 20. Local
freight train No. 58 was badly wrecked
at Newaukum station, three miles
south of Chehalis, at 1 o'clock. Fif
teen cars were wrecked and a pusher '
engine turned over on the side.
There were no fatalities. A wrecking
train is now at work, but the track
will not be cleared until early tomor
row morning. Passengers on the
trains bound in both directions wore
transferred tonignt. ,
An Engagement In Panay.
Manila, March 20. A force com
manded by Captain Shanks, of the
Eighteenth infantry, has had an en
gagement with the followers of DIo
cino, a noted Tagal leader, In Capise
province, island of Panay. Two of the
rebels were killed, and three, Includ
ing Diocino, were wounded.
MEETING OF THE ENVOYS.
Little Accomplished by the Minister
PEKIN, March 20. Little was ac
complished at today's meeting of the
foreign ministers, on account of the
delay of the various governments in
agreeing to the conclusions reached
In the matter of indemnity claims. No
minister is allowed full liberty to act
for his government, all the instruction
being ad referendum. The court cer
emonial on the reception of ministers
was the subject of conversation, but
nothing definite was decided upon.
Storm in Porto Rico.
San Juan, Porto Rico, March 20.
A heavy storm prevails here. Two
inches of rain fell last night In tw
hours. The wind blowing 31 miles
an hour from the northwest. The rain
ceased at daylight, but the wind still
continues. The railroad is tied up by
serious washouts. Telegraphic, com
munication with the north and west
shores is partially interrupted.. The
damage done by the etorm ns un
doubtedly more severe In the Interior,