The Hood River glacier. (Hood River, Or.) 1889-1933, November 22, 1901, Image 1

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Published Every Friday by
Terms of subscription 1.W a year when paid
In advance.
Tbe mall arrive! from Mt. Hood at 10 o'clock
a. m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; departa lh
same days at noon.
For I'henoweth, leavea at a. m. Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays; arrive)) at p. m.
For White Salmon (Mash.) leavea daily at t :ii
a. m,; arrives at 7:15 p. in.
Front White Salmon leaves for Filda, Oilmer,
Trout Lake and 01en,od daily at A. M.
For Bnweu (Wash.) leave at 5:45 p.m.; ar.
rives at 2 p. m.
J t)7, I. O. O. F. Meeti tint and tliird Mon,
days in each mouth.
Minn K'at Davinfobt, N. G.
H. J. HiBBiRO, Secretary.
ANBY POST, No. li!, G. A, R. Meets at A.
. IT. W. Hall .pcnnrf .nd fourth HatnrJava
of each month at 1 o'clock p. in. All U. A. K.
luenibera invited to mtt with us.
T. J. I'unnino, Commander. -I.
W. Riobt, Adjutant.
CANBY W. R. C, Ko. 16-Meets first Satur
day of each month In A. U. U. W. hall at!
p. m. MKa. B. F. Bhoimakiib, President.
Ms. Uhsula lJi'Kr., Secretary.
HOOD HIVER I.OWiE, No. 105, A. F. and A.
M. Meets Saturday evening on or befora
uch full moon. A N. Kahm, W. M.
A. P. Batkhan, Secretary.
Meeta third Friday night ol eacn monin.
r . u. naosius, u. r.
H. F. Davidson, Secretary.
Jl Meet second and fourth Tuesday even
Tug of each month. Visitors cordially wel
comed. Mrs. Eva B. rlAVNsa, W. M.
U. K. Davidson, Secretary.
OI.ETA ASSEMBt y. No. 10S, United Artisans.
Meet tecoi-d Tuesday of each month at
Fiaternal hell. F. C. BRUSH'S, M. A.
D. McDonald, Secretary.
WAUCOMA I.OWiE, No. 80, K. of P.-Meeta
lu A. O. U. VY. ball every Tuesday nlRht.
John Hick, C. C.
J. Liland Hkndekson, K. of K. & S.
"O'VERSIDK LODGE, No. 68, A. O. IT, W.
Jl Meets first and third Saturdays of each
month. N. C. Evans. M. W,
I. V. Watt, Financier.
II. L. Howe, Recorder,
J Meets in Fraternal hall every Thursday
Hlght. (JETCHIL, N.U.
1. K. Hanna, Secretary.
HOOD RIVER TENT, No. 1, K. O. T. M..
meets at A. O. U, W. hall on the first aud
third Fridays of each mouth.
I. E. Rand, Commander.
HONOR, A. O. U. W. Meets first and
rd Saturdays at 8 P. M. . .
M its. Okoroia Rand, C. of H.
Mas. Chas Clakkk, Recorder.
SUNSHINE SOCIETY-Mects fecond and
fourth Baturdavs of each month at i
o'clock. M ins I.kna Shell, President.
Miss Carmi Bt'Ti.EB, Secretary.
HOOD RIVER CAMP, No. 7,702,' M. W. A.,
meets in Odd Fellow.' Hall the first aud
third Wednesdays of each month.
F. L. Davidson, V. C.
E. R. Bradley, Clerk.
Gold crowns and bridge work and all kinds of
Up-to-Dits Dentistry.
Successor to Dr. M. F. Shaw.
Calls promptly answered In town or countif,
Day or Night.
Telephones: Residence, 81; Office, 83.
Office over Everhart's Grocery.
For 28 years a resident of Oregon and Wesh
Jmrton. Has had many years experience in
Krai Eitaie ma liars, as abi-tractor, searcher of
titles and agent. Satisfuction guaranteed or
no charge.
J F. WATT, M. D.
Surgeon for O. R. A N. Co. Is especially
eqnied to treat catarrh of nose and throat
and dtft-ases of women.
i-pecial terms for ottice treatment of chronic
Telephone, otice, 125, residence, ii.
Estimates furnished for all kinds of
work. Kepairiug a epecialtf. All kinds
of shop work. Shop on SUta Street,
between First and Second.
Newly furnitthed in all the latest modern
barber fixtures, making It second to none
for first-lass terviea. Porcelain Bath Tubs.
Hydraulic Marber Chairs. A shoe polishing
artist always on band.
EVANS A DeBORD, Proprietors.
Is tlin place to get tbe latest and best in
Confectioneries, Candies, Nats, Tobacco,
Cigars, etc.
p C. BROSiUS, M. D.
'Phone Central, or 121.
Office Hoars: 10 to 11 A. M.; 2 to 3
and 6 to 7 P. M.
.Pnctlul WitctEoUnr Jtreler.
Mjr long experience enables trie to do
tlia best ponible work, which I fully
guarantee, and at low prices.
Do a general ban kin j business.
Oflie with Bon Brothers. Bastsea will be
tteaded to at snv tisaa. Caitectlaas snada.
W Ul kM-at on good gonrasaeat lead Si that
tUtbcr w ianslaf
K Comprehensive Review of the Important
Happenings of the Past Week Presented
In a Condensed Form Which Is Most
Likely to Prove of Interest to Our Many
Student riots have occurred in
Spanish towns. .
Colonel Meade, .ot the marines, is
on trial for drunkenness.
Fire at Assumption 111., destroyed
property valued at $55,000. .
The Metropolitan bank, of Ja
coma, bus closed its doors.
Ex-Representative Sweet, of Idaho,
is charged with embezzlement.
The National reciprocity conven
tion has opaned in Washington.
Smallpox is spreading in Vienna,
35 cases being reported in two days.
Prominent Seattle woman has been
carrying on smuggling on a large
An entire family near Los Angeles,
Cal., was shot and then literally cut
to pieces.
Consul Dickinson has located Miss
Stone and asks for Bulgarian troops
to rescue her. -
John Hay was the principal speaker
at the New -Yofk chamber of com
merce dinner.
There is trouble in the Washington
delegation over tbe appointment of a
United States marshal.
The United States training ship
Alert has sailed from San Diogo for
Magdalena bay for gun practice.
Robbers blew open the safe of the
First National Bank at Mondori,
Wis., and secured between 5,000
and $0,000.
tty NMfsf for proaumflty. In
much m conemrn mm mtnm, Im mt
tha dlmpommlmf mil. Hmrm It tmi
"Work hard, dmml honwtly, bm
mntarprlxlno, mxmrclmm mmrmftl
Judgment, mdv aril mm trmaly but
JotHotomaly. "Sle Thommm Lip
ton. In Saturday Ermnlng Pomt.
Two plague deaths are reported
from Odessa,
Bolomen tried to rush an American
force in Samar.
"Oregon, wind 232 prizes at Pan
American Exposition.
Many accidents In the United King
dom were due to fog.
An Aberdeen editor attacked tbe
character of Judge Irwin.
Scouts fought engagement)) with
rebels In Southern Luzon.
Oil prospects are good In Idaho and
in Malheur County, Oregon.
The demand for raw material from
abroad shows a steady Increase.
Japanese and Russians are assum
ing closer commercial relations.
A Mississippi moonshiner killed
two deputies and burned their re
mains. A native priest, convicted of mur
der, has been sentenced to 20 years'
An alleged conspiracy to proclaim
a republic at Dawson Is reported
from Skagway.
E. P. Lowenthal, of New York,
robbed of $10,000 In diamonds in
Portland 'Hotel.
The transport Hancock is ashore in
Japanese waters.
More shipwrecks are reported on
the English coast.
A mounted force of Cape Dutch sur
rendered to the Boers.
Twenty persons were killed by the
earthquakes In Erzroum.
The President's Thanksgiving proc
lamation was cabled to Manila.
Merit and not political Influence will
be recognized In army promotions.
Ways and means committeemen are
divided on the subject of reducing war
f Agnlnaldo declines the offer of an
American lawyer to work for bis re
lease. State of Oregon will make a sur
vey of arid, lands In eastern part of
Insane man killed an officer at Cos
mopolls. Wash., shot a friend, and was
seriously wounded himself.
Tom Considine broke down while
testifying In behalf of his brother, on
trial for murder at Seattle.
Fire in Boston destroyed property
valued at $100,000.
The secretary of the interior has
created a bureau of forestry.
President Roosevelt has pledgod
the Lewis and Clark Centeunnial his
hearty support.
Fire destroyed every mercantile
and several fine houses in Pucwash,
N. S. Loss, $50,000.
Latest advices from Miss Stone's
place of confinement state that her
imprisonment is affecting her reason.
The people of the South think that
as soon as they can have faster steam
ers and more of them they can keep
all their cotton mill working full time
making cloth for export.
Dr. Boiarro, of Gorx, has published
a pamphlet In which he tries to prove
that tbe Adriatic has for more than a
thousand years been rising and en
croaching on its shores. The lower
parts of Triest are experiencing trou
ble already, and in course of time Ven
ice will be burled in the mud ot the
lagoon. ,
Non-Union Men Are Attacked at Mints Near
Vincennes, Indiana,
Vincennes, Ind., Nov. 21. Four
hundred union coal miners from
Washington, Connelburg, Petersburg,
Trinceton and Montgomery arrived
here at an early hour this morning
and at 5 o'clock made an attack upon
the non-union miners employed at
the Prospect Hill mines near this
city. As a result two men are fatally
hurt and a half dozen more seriously
The union miners formed at the
union station and marched to the
mines. Just as the men on the day
shift were going on duty they were
attacked. The union men asked for
the foreman and when told that he
was in bed said: "All right; we
will get him." They started after
Scott, the foreman, and in the melee
that followed bcott and his family
defended themselves as best they
could but were powerless. Scott was
badly beaten and W. P. Collins, an
attorney of w aslungton, a brother-m
law of Scott, who was visiting with
the family, sustained injuries that may
prove fatal.
Steamship Brought Product From Alaska
Valued a $200,000.
Seattle, Nov. 20.-Producta of Alas
ka valued at $200,000 were brought to
Seattle as the cargo of a single vessel,
the Senator, Captain James B. Patter
son, which arrived from the North to
day. Fish and fish products made up
the entire shipment There were 37,
215 cases ot salmon from Petersburg,
Glrard Point and Sitka Bay canneries,
and 2500 cases of fish guano and 550
barrels of fish oil from the Kilasnoo
On the return the Senator got
aground on a rocky bottom at the
north entrance to Wrangel Narrows,
bending several plates on the star
board side forward. She hung fast
about 20 minutes and then hauled her
self off. While the springing ot the
plates did not cause a leak, It may lat
er be necessary for the vessel to go
Into drydock.
The Senator brought 89 pasengers
from various Southeastern Alaska
points, prominent among whom were
Professor C. C. Georgeson, special
agent of the United States Agricul
tural Department; W. T. Summers,
president of the First National Bank
of Juneau, and Dr. B. K. Wilbur, of
Largest Sum Ever Sent to Europe ih a Sin-
' gle Shipment.
New York, Nov. 21. Ladenburg,
Thai man & Co. today engaged $500,
000 in gold for export. . The big
Lloyd German liner Kaiser William
der Grosse, which sailed for Europe
todav, carried in her treasure room
coiu and bar gold valued at more
than $7,000,000. It was carefully
stowed away in oak casks and iron
bound boxes and was under seal in
the specie room. It was the largest
sum ever sent across the Atlantic in
a single steamship and represented
the engagements made by the larger
financial houses of .New York since
the final shipment of ' last week.
Most of the gold goes to meet foreign
obligations not paid by balances.
Twenty-eight Other Wert Injured in s
Montana Train Collision.
Great Falls, Mont., Nov. 20. Ten
Japanese laborers were killed and 28
injured, three probably fatally, and
the others more or less seriously, In
a collision between a freight train
and a work train on the Great North
ern Railroad near Culbertson, a Bu
tton close to the Eastern boundtry line
of the state, Sunday morning. The
rretgnt tram was running at a rate oi
speed estimated at 25 miles per hour;
the work train was stationary. Round
a curve, the freight crashed into the
work train, and sad havoc followed.
One ot the cars in the work train was
a bunk or sleeping car. In this there
were 41 Japanese laborers. But three
of them escaped death or Injury.
Roosevelt' Mcisage I Long.
Wahsington, Nov. 21. The cabinet
meeting today lasted about two and a
half hours. The whole time .was
spent in the reading of the president's
message and in commenting upon its
various features. The message is
long, and is said to be vigorous in
tone, in that respect at least quite
characteristic of Roosevelt No other
business was transacted.
. Student Riot in Spain.
Madrid, Nov. 21. Students' riots
have begun in Madrid. Yesterday
the tramways were attacked, and
attempts were made to set the cars on
fire. Over 20 persons were injured.
Students disorders were also reported
in Barcelona and Valencia. In the
senate several senators referred to the
serious nature of the student disturlt
ances and the minister of education
replied that the government was re
solved upon acting with the greatest
Shot by a Woman.
Creston, la., Nov. 21. Mrs. Charles
Edwards, a widow, living three miles
west of here, today shot Andy Narly
and Herman James, white, who she
claims were trying to prevent her
from occupying a leased farm where
the shooting occurred. Nearly may
die, but James is not seriously hurt.
Mrs. Edwards and tier children were
ejected last week.
Comnwrclal and Financial Happening of Im
portance -A Brief Review of the Growth
and Improvements of the Many Industries
Throughout Our Thriving Commonwealth
Latest Market Report
The Astoria Canning Company will
not sell its Alaska cannery to the
A daily mail service will at once be
instituted between North Yamhill and
The 10-stamp mill on the Flagsstaff
mine at Baker City ', p.galn running
day and night.
The Astoria City Council hag or
dered the Improvement of five blocks
of city streets.
Seattle capitalists have purchased
the Little Chieftain mine, in the Myr
tie Creek district, for $20,000.
Portland parties have bonded three
claims in the Myrtle Creek district
for $12,000, and another tor $10,000.
Stock in all parts of the state is
reported as being in better condition
now than ever before. Stockmen are
sanguine that the losses this winter
will be very small.
The amount of scalp bounty war
rants issued by Wasco County dur
ing the two months ending October
31 is $502. This is less than the two
corresponding months of last year.
T. L. Gilliam has 6,500,000 feet of
sawlogs ready on the Upper Mohawk
to deliver on his 10,000,000 contract
with the Booth-Kelly company as
soon as there Is sufficient water to
run them.
Lewis C. Pooler, a pioneer of 1852,
died at Willard, in tha Waldo Hills,
November 8, aged 69 years. He was
a native of New York. He crossed
the plains to Oreogn with an ox
team and settled in the district where
he died.
Gold worth 50 cents was taken
from the craw of a duck raised at
Scotts Mills.
Thieves broke into a Eugene store
and stole a number of small articles
of little value.
A recevier has been appointed for
the Columbia Logging Company,
near St. Helens.
' Superintendent Brown, of the Falls
River fish hatchery, says the outlook
there is very favorable.
Practically a!' the hops about
Dallas have been shipped. Prices
were from 8 to 10 cents per pound.
Senator Mitchell has announced
that he will endeavor to have a new
federal court district established in
Eastern Oregon.
Roseburg's city council has let the
contract of grading and surfacing
with crushed rock about 10 blocks of
the principal streets.
Thirty dwelling houses have been
built in Dallas since January 1.
Every dwelling and business house in
the town is occupied.
Nine carloads of wool left Harris-
burg the other day for the East. The
shipment weighs 103,000 pounds and
is one of the largest individual sales
ever made in that valley.
The Indian war veterans of Lane
county met at the court house in
Albany and began arrangements to
ward securing legislation by the next
congress granting pensions to all
veterans entitled to them.
Portland Market.
Wheat Walla Walla, 57; blue-
stem, 58c ; Valley, 5657c. .
Flour Best grades, $2.653.50
per barrel; graham, $2.50.
Oats Nominal 95(a$1.00 pr cental.
Barley Feed, $15. 50 16; brewing.
$1616.75 per ton.
MillstufTs Bran, $15.50(317; mid
dling, $1920.50;. shorts, 1617.50;
chop, $1516.50.
Hay Timothy. $11(312; clover,
$77.50; Oregon wild hay, $56 per
Butter Fancy croamery,25(a26)ic ;
dairy, 1822c; store, 1214o per
Eggs Storage, 20 22 fresh, 28
30o, Eastern 22 25c.
Cheese Full cream, twins, 13(3
13Mc; Young America, 14I5c.
Poultry Chickens, mixed, $2.50a
3.50; hens, $4.00 dressed, 10 11c
per pound springs, $2.50(3 3.00,
per dozen ; ducks, $3 for old $3.00(3
4.00 for young; geese, $6 (3 7 per doz
en; turkeys, live, ll3l2c; dressed,
12(8 14c per pound.
Mutton Lambs, 3 c gross : dressed
66e per pound; sheep,$3.25 gross;
dressed, 66)'c per pound.
Hogs Gross,heavy,fb6.25; light,
$4.75(35; dressed, 7(37.0 per pound.
Veal Small, 881c:Iarge,77c
per pound.
Beef Gross top steers, $3.50(34.00;
cows and heifers, $3.003.50; dressed
beef, 66Ho per pound.
Hops aiOtc per pound.
Wool Valley,ll(3l3,4'c per pound;
Eastern Oregon, 8gl2)c; mohair,
20(3 21o per pound.
Potatoes 65(335 per sack.
Tha first Enellsh Dostatre Btftmn was
black, but the postmarks were hardly
visible on it, and this tone was fol
lowed by red, with the familiar por
trait of Queen Victoria.
Vibration caused by the under
ground electric road has injured the
tower of St. Mary-le-Bow on Cheap
side, London, a famous church built
by Sir Christopher Wren. The com
pany has agreed to pay $5000 In order
that the tower might be straightened.
It la now 23 inches out of perpendicular.
Discovery of a Harvard Professor Support
the Theory. v
Boston, Nov. 20. Professor E. C,
Pickering, director of the Harvard Ob
servatory, has made a discovery that
he regards as important. In a state
ment just out, he says:
"The spectrum of a streak of light
ning was photographed last July. From
such a small beginning two discover
ies have developed. Not only are the
chemical elements, so-called, com
pounds, but it la likely that hydrogen
Itself, which chemical theorists have
thought to be one element of which
the others would sooner or later prove
to be compounds, seems to be of com
posite nature."
Other photographs made at about
the same time show the curious fact
that the spectrum of lightning is not
always the same. Some ot the photo
graphs show a doubling of the bright
lines. Professor Pickering was at
first inclined to believe that this was
a sort ot composite photo, but he now
concludes that the doubling looks as
though hydrogen, the only element
studied In the lightning spectrum, and
hitherto believed to be least likely
ever to be proved a compound body.
is made up of at least three compon
ents. This conclusion he bases upon
the fact that there were 80 lines in
the hydrogen spectrum on one photo,
three in another and one in the third.
the different flashes havnlg been pho
tographed under different circum
Another -remarkable circumstance
In connection with the study of pic
turing of spectra of lightning flashes
Is that they are similar to that of the
second new star in the constellation
Perseus, known as Nova Persei No. 2,
which were taken on March 23, 1901.
Long Captivity Has Aflecttd Her Health
Brigand Hold Out for Big Ransom.
Sofia, Nov. 20. Another letter has
been received from Miss Ellen M.
Stone. Her health has been some
what affected by her confinement and
hard fare, but she expresses herself
as still confident of ultimate release.
A letter to Mr. Dickinson, diplomat
ic agent of the United States at Sofia,
replying to his proposals concerning
a ransom, says the brigands will hold
out for a figure very much above the
sum at Mr. Dickinson's command. The
brigands interpret Mr. Dickinson's
note having fixed on the sum he is
willing to pay, and on a time limit, as
being Indicative that he can get more
money. They also demand immunity
from prosecution. But it is impossi
ble for tbe diplomatic agent of the
United States to have power to bind
the governments of Bulgaria and Tur
key. This point, however, Is not likely
to be a serious obstacle in the way of
Reason to Be Hopeful.
Washington, Nov. 20. Another ca
blegram received from United States
Consul-General Dickinson at Sofia,
today indicates that, while Miss Stone
has not yet been ransomed, there is
reason to feel assured as to her fu
ture. The dispatch furnished, evi
dence that Mr. Dickinson remains in
direct communication with the bri
gands or their agents.
Work of Removing Debris at the Baby
Mine Continne.
Pocahontas. Va., Nov. 20. The
work of removing fallen slate s-nd deb
ris from the Baby mine continues.
This morning Frits Mouiton was
found entombed in a room on the
west aide. He wag living, but a few
hours more would, no doubt, have
brought death. For six hours phy
sicians worked with him before he
was restored to consciousness. He is
yet feeble, but will likely recover.
There was great rejoicing when the'
news spread that he had been recov
ered alive. Mouiton says all within
the mine Thursday night commented
on the heaviness ot the atmosphere,
and that a number of the men left
their work ahead of him. He soon
found that danger was imminent, and,
along with several others, started
running from the drilft A heavy re
port that shook the mountain was
heard, and an Instant later a huge
cloud ot smoko and flame was seen
coming. He lost sight of his compan
ions, but he turned into a side room
as quickly as possible, and was shut
off by falling slate. Probably two
days passed before he succumbed to
the foul air.
Founder Not Satisfied.
New York. Nor. 20. Henry Four-
nler, who on Saturday broke all auto
mobile records, by going a mile in 61
4-5 seconds, on the Ocean Parkway, Is
far from being satisfied that the limit
of automobile speed has been made.
In fact, he says tbe gasoline machine
has just begun to demonstrate its
power, and declares next year he will
make mile m iz seconds.
Not An Iceberg.
Port Townsend, Nov. 20. Arrivals
from the north on the steamship Sena
tor report that the steam ship Topeka
struck a rock in Taku Inlet instead of
an iceberg aa previously reported. A
passenger on the Senator was on the
Topeka when the accident occurred
and was on deck. A blinding snow
storm prevailed at the time ot the ac
cident and the Topeka struck square
against an overhanging cliff on the
shore of Taku Inlet Seafaring men
familiar with icebergs gay that when
a vessel collides with one the punc
ture is always below the water line,
and the Topeka' Injuries were above.
PostofTtcs Robbed and Burned.
Washington. Nov. 20. A dispatch
received here announces that the
postofflce at Freemansbutg. W. Va,
wag robbed and burned Sunday morn
ing. No loss Is stated.
Warrant for Murderer.
SL Louis, Nov. JO. Chief ot De
tectives Desmond received capias
today for Ben Kilpatrlck, from Sheriff
Howze, of Paint Rock, Tex., where
Kilpatrlck is wanted for tha murder
ot William Thornton.
Ha Deposit of About $500,000 Saving of
the School Children, Amounting to Over
$U,000, Are Involved Due to a Mis
understanding Regarding a Suit Brought
' Against the Old Metropolitan.
Tacoma, Nov. 21. The Metropoli
tan bank, P. V. Caesar, president,
closed its doors yesterday after stand
ing a run all of tbe day before. The
run began as the result of a misun
derstanding, the small depositors be
lieving (hat a suit nled against the
receiver of the Metropolitan Savings
Banc, which failed five years ago.
had something to do with the present
Metropolitan Bank. About $40,000
was withdrawn and the bank hag ap
plied for a receiver. Dwiglit Phelps
was appointed, with a bond of $10,
The fact that the school children's
savings account, amounting to $12,
000, was in the bank, helped to spread
the rumor started by the old suit.
The Metropolitan '8 total deposits are
about $500,000. The failure is due
entirely to the misunderstanding.
President Caesar says he is negotiat
ing with New York parties, and be
lieves he will be able to perfect ar
rangements to pay every depositor in
full. The school savings are secured
by school warrants held in trust by
the secretary of the school board.
No statement of the liabilities and
resources has been given out. After
the run on the bank, the clearing
house met and, after an examination
of the securities, offered to advance
money to carry it, provided President
Caesar raised $25,000. This was not
done and the clearing house declined
assistance. It is unofficially stated
that the securities of the bank are
below the amount credited to depos
itors, and that there was only $6,000
cash in the vaults when the bank
suspended. .
Surrounding Influence Hamper the Ruler in
Hit Efforts for It.
New York, Nov,. 20. A correspon
dent of the London Times and New
York Times, wiring from Marakesh
(City of Morocco), states that he has
just had a long audience with the
Sultan of Morocco.
On entering the palace, says the
correspondent, he was conducted
through an open square. On one side
of it were cages .containg His Majes
ty's collection of wild beasts, while
roaming about were Barbary wild
sheep, gazelles, wild boars and cranes.
SultSn Mulal Abdul-El-Aziz, the dis-
patcb goes on to say, is tall and well-
built, with a most intelligent and most
pleasant expression and with fascin
ating manners. No interpreter was
present at the audience, the conversa
tion being in Arabic throughout.
There is, declares the correspondent,
no doubt in regard to the soundness
of the Sultan's views, but he Is much
hampered by surrounding influences,
and honest viziers are required. Abdul-El-Aziz
makes no secret ot his de
sire to see reform In every branch of
the government. The correspondent
expected to find a typical, expression
less Oriental, whereas he found a
young man full of energy. He says he
left the palace more hopeful than ever
that there la a possibility of a bright
future for Morocco.
Laden With Contraband for Boer.
London, Nov. 21. The govern
ment has caused the detention of a
British steamer which was fitting out
ostensibly for a pleasure cruise, at
Victoria docks, on the ground that
the vessel was laden with contraband
of war destined foi the Boers. A
searchlight fixed on the steamer's
mast brought ber under suspicion,
and it is said a subsequent search
disclosed four field guns and quanti
ties of raw material for the manufac
ture of gunpowder, and that the vessel
was fitted inside to accomodate from
500 to 600 men. The captain of the
steamer says his instructions from bis
employers directed him to call at
Hamburg after leaving the - Thames.
Darmstadt Gymnasium Burned.
Darmstadt, Nov. 21. The great
building erected by the Darmstadt
Gymnastic Society, which was opened
with great ceremony October 6 by
the grand duke, Ernst Ludwig, was
destroyed by fire this morping. Four
servants employed about the building
were burned to death.
Reform for Austrian Exchange.
Vienna, Nov. 21. The government
introduced the long expected produce
exchange reform bill in the reicbs
tag today. The bill does not prohibit
dealing in futures in grain, but pro
vider for strict state supervision for
the purpose of checking the unlawful
use of the rules relating to futures.
Quotations are to be made by sworn
officials. Fictitious transactions with
the object of affecting prices will be
classed as felonious. Gambling be
yond certain limits is prohibited.
Opposition to Castro.
New York, Nov. 21. A Caracas,
Venezuela, correspondent rabies to
the Tribune: A large rliipment of
Mausers and cartridges has just left
La Guayra on a Venezuelan gunboat
for the Colombian insurgents. Pres
ident Castro's position depends on
the success of the latter. All Vene
zuela, even bis ministers, oppose his
policy. The revolutionists, under
General Juan Pietri, are gaining in
the state of Carabobo.
Killed Two Officers and Cremated Their
Bodies A Posse In Pursuit.
Oxford, Miss, Nov. 19. John A.
Montgomery, Deputy United States
Marshal of this city,- and Deputy
United Statea Marshal Hugh Mont
gomery, of Pontoloc, left here last
night for the purpose of arresting
Will Mathls, an alleged counterfeiter
and moonshiner, who lived 12 miles
east ot this place. Early today, Hugh
Montgomery's horse was found stand
ing at the gate of Curdy Hall, a neigh
bor ot Mathls, and Mathls' house had
been burned to the ground. Upon
further investigation two partially
burned bodies were found in the ash
es of the burned building, which have
been identified as the remains of tbe
Deputy Marshals. John A. Montgom
ery'g horse has not been found, and
it is supposed that Mathls made his
escape on this horse after the men
had been killed and the house set
on fire. Mathls' wife was at her
father's a few miles from her burned
home, and she says she and her hus
band left home yesterday, her hus
band leaving the country.
Mathls was indicted last Summer
for making and passing counterfeit
money and was out on a $2000 bond.
The principal witness against htm
was a negro living in the same neigh
borhood. About a month ago tbe ne
gro was assassinated. The two Mont
gomery went to arrest Mathlg for
making illicit whiskey, and it is sup
posed that they were prevailed upon
to remain for the night, and were shot
while guarding their prisoners. A
posse ot 30 or 40 ot the leading citi
zens of Oxford went to the scene to
day and every effort will be made to
capture Mathls.
Many Accident and Fatalities in the United
Kingdom France II is A Share.
London, Nov. 19. Saturday's fog
which was general throughout the
United Kingdom, was responsible for
many accidents and fatalities. The
driver of a London omnibus was
found dead In his box, while the ve
hicle wag still running. He was a
victim of cold fog.
Several collisions occurred In the
Mersey. The Dominion liner Roman,
from Portland, November 9, ran
down and sank the British steamer
Sapphire, of the Dundee Gen Line.
There was no loss of life.
A Norwegian brlgantine has been
seen drifting helplessly off Hull, and
It Is feared that several persons have
been drowned.
Paris, Nov. 19. During the "greater
part ot today, Paris and its suburbs
were shrouded In a dense tog, which
seriously Interfered with railway
transportation and vehicular traffic,
and caused a number ot minor acci
dents. The fog was so thick along
the Seine that the steamboats were
compelled to suspend service.
A New York Merchant Was Robbed of $10,000
Worth at the Portland Hotel.
Portland, Ore, Nov. 18. Diamonds
valued at $10,000 and about 'J0 in
money were stolen last night from a
room in the Portland Hotel, occu
pied by A. F. Lowenthal, of New York
City, and the audacious thief manag
ed to escape with his booty and get
safety away. .
Mr. Lowenthal is a dealer in pre
cious stones, and he is at present on
tne Pacific Coast on a business trip.'
Last Saturday night he arrived at
the Portland Hotel, and was
assigned to a room on the ground
floor facing Yamhill street, being the
third window from the northeast cor
ner ot Seventh and Yamhill streets.
His traveling trunk, containing the
greater part of hia dlamonda he used
In trade, and a portion of his money,
wag placed in his room. There are
two keys to this room, one used by
the guest and placed jn the office
when it is not in use, and the otner
usually In charge of the janitor in
charge of all the rooms on that cor
ridor. Burled Under Red Hot Slag.
Homestead, Nov. 18. One man
was killed and two aeriously burned
aa the result of a party of workmen
being burled under a mass ot molten
slag at the Howard Axle Works to
day. The accident occurred on the
cinder dump back ot the company's -plant
The victims were engaged in
collecting scrap when a party of
workmen at the top of the dump,
about 20 feet above, dumped their
car over the edge, not knowing that
the men were directly beneath
them. The car contained about eight
tons of slag, a greater part of which
was red-hot and much of it In a mol
ten gtat.
Mexico Importing Wheat
City ot Mexico, Nov.19. From all
part ot tbe Western United States,
wheat i being sent into Mexico In
amounts never before equalled. It is
estimated by buyers and railroad
men la this city that by the end of
December more than 1500 cars will
have been delivered into the republic.
And even thla great amonnt will not
end the Importation, so long at the
duty ia waived and there la the slight
est lack of corn. Both buyers and
transportation men believe that the
Importation will continue until the
term for the removal ot the tariff
expires. -
Bad Food la French Army.
Paris, Nov. 18. La Llberte today
asserted that 2,000,000 francs worth ot
deteriorated American tinned foods
have been discovered among the mili
tary stores at Verdun. General An
dre, the Minister of War, has conse
quently ordered all tinned foods
among the army store, whether
French or American, to be sold, on the
ground that it would be better to have
no stores at all than to depend upon
canned provisions which would be
found to be bad at the outbreak ot
war. . .