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"IT'S A COLD DAY WHEN WE GET LEFT."
UOOD HIVER, OIIEGOX, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1903.
HOOD RIVER GLACIER
Published every Thursday.
S. F. Bl.VTHE ft SON, Publisher.
If mm ol subscription l. SO a year when paid
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS.
The postofflce Is open daily between Sam.
S' d 8 p. m. ; Huailay rom Yi to 1 o'clock. Mails
f r the East close at 11:80 a. m. an 1 9 p. m; for
the Weal at 7:10 a. m. and 1:40 p. in. Hailli'avea
For Jli. ilood, ditllr at 12M p. m.; arrlvel,
10: a. m
For (heaoveth, Wash., at 8:30 a. m. Tues
dav,T vranaii and buturdays; arrlres same
slays at 7 p. iu.
For I'nderw od. Wash., at 8:.K) a. m. Tues
days, Thursdays and rjaturiiays; arrival name
aays at i p. ni.
For White Helmon, Waih., daily at 2:45 p, m.;
arrires at u a. m.
For Hood River dally at 9 a. in.; arrlvsj at
4:44 p m.
For llnsnm. Trout Lake and Gules, Wash.,
daily at ,: a. m. ; arrives at u m.
For Oienwotxl, (Hlmer and FuMa, Wash.,
dally at r.M a. in. ; arrives at ti i. nr.
For Fine 11 at and Mnowdcn, Wash., at 11:30
a. m. Tuesrtars and 8aturdys; arrives same
daya, Id:) a in.
For Hin eu, Wash., daily at 4:45 p. m.; ar
rives at 8:46 a. m.
SIOUKT HOOD R1VJCK No. 42, FOIIK8TE l!8 OF
I AMKKK'A Meelsseeund and Fourth Hon
ays In each month in K. of 1'. hall.
H.J. Fkkikkick, C. R.
B. F. Foi'TS, Financial Secretary.
AK (IKOVE fOl'NCII, No. 142, OKDKR OF
) I'KK DO. Meets the Hccond and Fourth
Frldavsof th.e month. Visitors cordiallv wel
comed. F. V. Bkonius, Oouusullor.
Jhss Nkllis Clark, Secretary.
RDE ROF WASHINGTON. Hood Kiver
Union No. 142, meets iu odd Fellows' hall
second and fourth Saturdays in each munth,
7:80 o'clock. C. L. Corn., President.
J. E. Hahna, Secretary.
JAUREL REDEKAH UEtiRKE LOlMiK, No.
I 87,1.0.0. F. Meets first and third Fri
ays In each month.
Miss Edith Moors, N. 0.
L. E. Mokki, Secretary.
pANBY TOST, No. 16, G. A. R.-Meets at A.
j O. U. W. Hall second and fourth Haturdavs
of each month at 2 o'clock p. m. Ail U. A. R.
members invited In meet with us.
W. 11. 1'khky, Commander,
T. . Cubnino, Adjutant.
J IAN BY W. R. C, No. 16-Mcets second and
i fourth Saturdays of each month in A. o, U.
'. l.all at 2 p. m. Mns. Kannik Bailey, Pres.
,KIh. T. 1. Canninu, Secretary.
HOOD RIVER I.OIKiE No. 105, A. F. and A
M. Meets Saturday evening on or befort
ta h full moon. Wm. M. Yates, W. M.
C. D. Thompson, Secretary.
UOOD RIVER CHAPTER, No. 27, R. A. M.
Aleets third Friday night of each month.
O. R. CABfKER, H. P.
A. 8. Blowers, Secretary.
OOD RIVER CHAPTER, No. 2. O. 8. 8.-
Meets second and lourtli Tuesday even-
lugs ol eacn month, visitors t'o;aiauy wel
comed. Mrs. May Yates, W. M.
alas. Maxy B. Davidson, Secretary,
L ET A ASSEMBLY No. 103. United Artisans,
Meets first and third Wednesdays, work;
second and fourth Wednesdays social; Arti
sans hall. F. C. Brosius, M. A.
F. B. Barfes, Secretary.
"IVAI'COMA LOIMiE, No. 80. K. of P. Meets
iu K. of P. hall every Tuesday night.
F. L. Davidson, C. C.
Da. C. II. Jenkink, K. of R. & B.
K1VKKSIDK LODGE. No. 68, A. 6. V. IV.
. Meets first and third Saturdays of each
month. F. B. Barnes, W. M.
E. R. Bradley, Financier.
Chester Suute, Recorder.
1DI.EVMI.DE LODGE, No. 107, I. O O. F.
Meets iu Fraternal hull every Thursday
Bight. Geo. W. TiiOMrsoit, N. 0.
J. L. Henderson, Secretary.
OOD RIVER TENT, No. 19, K. O. T. M..
meets at A. O. IT. W. bull on th first and
rd Fridays of each month.
Walter Gere ins. Commander.
G. E. Williams, Secretary.
IVErSlDirLODGK NO. 40, DEGREE Or
HONOR, A. O. U. W. Meets first and
third Saturdays at 8 P. M.
Kate M. Frederick, C. of H.
Miss Annie Smith, Recorder.
H00DR1VER CAMP, No. 7,702, M. W. A.,
meets In Odd Fellows' Hall the first and
third Wednesdavsofeach month.
J. R. Rees, V. C.
C. U. Daein, Clerk.
,iDEN ENCAMPMENT No. 48, I. O. O. F. -1i
Regular meeting second and fourth Mon
eys of each month. W. 0. Ash, C. P.
Y. L. Henderson, Scribe.
Q II. JENKINS, D. M. D.
Specialist on Crown and Bridge Work.
Telephones: Office, 281; residence, 94.
Office in Laugille bid. Hood River, Oregon.
JJR. I. T.CARN9,
Gold crowns and bridge work and all kinds of
BOOD RIVER 0RK00H
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Successor to iir. m. f. bo aw.
Calls promptly snswered In town or ceantry,
Dav or Mht.
Telephones: Residence, 81; Office, U.
Office over Everhart's Grocery.
J F. WATT, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon.
Telephones: Office, 281; residence, 381
SURGEON 0. R. ft N. CO.
JOHN LELAND HENDERSON
ATTORNKY-ATLAW. ABSTRACTER, NO
TARY PUBLIC and REAL
For 18 rears a resident of Oregon aad Wash
Inttnn. "Has had many years eipeneaoe la
Keel Estate matters, as abstractor, searcher ol
titles and agent Miisfactloa guaranteed s)r
pREDERICK A ARNOLD
CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS.
Estimates furnished for all kindi of
work. Repairing a specialty. All kinds
of chop work. Shop on State Street,
between First and Second.
Abstracts Furnished. Money Loaned.
Hood River, Oregon.
p C. BROSiUS, M. D.
' THYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Tbone Central, or 121.
Office Honrs: 10 to 11 A. M. j J to I
gUTLER A CO..
Do a (aeral banking batinaM.
EVENTS OF THE DAY
GATHERED FROM ALL PARTS OF THE
Comprehensive Review of the Import,
ant Happenings of the Put Week,
Presented In Condensed Form, Moat
Likely to Prove Interesting to Our
New wheat ia beginning (o arrive in
The new pope at firat refueed to ac
cept the tiara.
Admiral Cotton entertained the
Portuguese cabinet on board his flag
Governor of Alaska aaya Oregon
ehoald have a ehare of the Alaskan
LordX'urzon baa accepted the offer
of India to extend his term of office as
Charles M. Schwab has resigned as
president of the ateel trust and is suc
ceeded by W. E. Corry.
A big land withdrawal baa been
made In Idaho to protect the water sup
ply ol Pocatello.
The St. Paul city council will pass
an ordinance to prohibit the use of fire
works on any occasion.
Bulgarians continue their depreda
tions upon Turkish property. The last
act has been to burn two villages.
William Hamilton, who murdered
and assaulted a 13-year-old girl in
Asotin county. Wash., was taken from
the jail by a mob and hanged.
Spain faces serious labor troubles.
All danger of further flood in Kan
sas is past.
Trouble is feared with miners at
Idaho Springs, Colo.
Cardinal Giobons ia reported to be
suffering from malaria.
Negio enlistments ' in the United
States navy are to be shut off.
Cardinal Sarto, patriarch of Ven'ce,
was elected pope on the seventh ballot.
Sixteen persona were injured in
head-on collision near Hartford City,
Dry spell in Australia cauaea mines
to close and thousands face a desperate
Spreading rails near Portsmouth,
Ohio, wrecked a train. Twenty-five
persons weie injured. .
It is claimed that General Miles will
seek national G. A. R. honors as a
Secretary Root will order the depart
ment of justice to search for fraud in
army contracts in which ex-Representative
Littauer waa interested.
Two negroes maimed a crippled
youth at Hartford, Ind., because hi
did not produce the money they ex
pected. A mob is in search of them.
Tanana valley. Alaska, is said to be
imilar in size and conditions to Min
nesota. Tint a .n-atto tl.n annniinnA.
ment of the policy of the next pope for
peace or war.
A Chinese reformer has been put to
a'horrible death by order of the em
King Edward and Queen Alexandra
left Ireland amid atraina of "Come
Back to Erin."
-The viceroy of Chili province, China,
is importing large quantities of arms
The supreme court of Minnesota has
decided the great railroad merg- r case
against the atate.
One more body baa been found under
the Morrison street bridge, Portland,
but waa loat again.
Admiral Cotton entertained the king
of Portugal and other high dignatariee
on board the Brooklyn.
The conclave to elect a new pope has
taken four ballots without result. Ow
ing to the secrecy wh'cb prevails no de
tails as to how the vote stood can be
Four new cases of plague have ap
peared at Iquiqne, Chile.
The bakers' strike at Santiago.
Chile, ia spreading and only a few
hopa are now open.
New York papermakera have gone on
strike to secure recognition of their
Boer immigrants who recently estab
isbed a colon? in Chile have discov
ered a large gold field.
Thelevying of countervailing duties
on imported and boon tied sugar ha
been extended to March 31, 1904.
Charles -B. Hare, of Ann Arbor.
Mich., baa accented the appointment
of government bacteriologist in the
Philippines, at a salary of I,bOj.
Robert Lee, who shot an Evanaville,
Del., nolicf man and started a riot that
resulted in the death and injury of
many citizens, baa died in prison.
The diplomatic body at the Vatican
oredicta the election of Rampolla or
Gotti aa pope.
C V,., n.1.l .;l,t-fi.iA man
are candidates for admission to Yate
lit. nnt n. Ia1 AntArinoi flaoeM
u ..." G -- n -
of next September. Last year the tot
al waa oat.
' Secretary Root has directed the Bale
of the military reservation known as
Co ambus barracks, Columbus, O., 60
days from date, at its appraised valua
tion of f :90,000.
TOPEKANS GIVEN A SCARE.
Rain Descended in Such Volume That
Houses are Flooded.
Topkea, Kan., Aug. 5. High water
caused much work and excitement in
North Topeka toiay. rain began fall
ing here shortly after midnight, and by
daylight the storm had reached the pro
portions of a cloudburst. The North
Topeka sewers have not been reopened
since the June flood, and all of the
water ran through the low streets to
the river, covering the first floors in a
number of houses along Gordon street,
and in the street was three feet deep.
Many of tho residents of North Topeka
thought that another flood was upon
In South Topeka the water waa near
ly as high as it waa north of the river.
The state insane asylum, weft of To
peka, waa cut off from the city for a
short time. The little creek that runs
through Auburndale, a auburb, was
flooded to a depth of four or five feet:
The residents of that part of the city
procured boats and brought their neigh
bora to the high land.
The creek returned to its banks two
hours after the rain ceased falling.
The rain waa general in the northern
and eastern part of the state.
CHINESE ARB SULLEN.
(lood Feeling Toward Foreigners Broken
by Recent Execution.
Pekin, Aug. 6. China is witnessing
a return to the conditions which fol
lowed the coup d'etat of 1898. Politi
cal discussion among the Chinese
which increased during the imperial
court's -recent policy of friendliness to
ward foreignera has euddonly stopped.
The plan of the dowager empress to
trerify the reformers by the execution
of Shen Chien, which occurred last Fri
day, has been unsuccessful. All tbe
liberal Chinese, particularly thote who
have been associated with the reform
ers, are in the greatest fear of arrest
and it is difficult to find a Chinaman
who is willing to mention politics or
Friday's tragedy, although the latter is
about the only topic of conversation
among the trusted friends. The offic
ials are particularly dumb.
Tbe affair is a disappointment to
(he foreigners, who had hoped that the
empress dowager's association with
the ladiea of the legations would have
a civilizing influence. Prince Su, the
most liberal of the Mancha princes, is
reported to have risked his office by
opposing the execution of Shen Chien.
HAWAII WANTS SETTLERS.
Honolulu Plana to Advertise the Advan
tages of the Islands.
Honolulu, Aug. 5. The citizens of
Honolulu have decided to do all within
their powei to promote immigration to
the islands. With this view the Mer
chants' association and the chamber of
commerce have opened extensive head
quarters and will advertise the advan
tages of Hawaii to the outside world,
besides catering to the interests torn
fort of visitors who arrive here.
The merchants' associatin has cabled
Secretary Root, of the war department,
guaranteeing a constant supply of coal
for army posts and that troops sent to
the Philippines be hereafter brought
Options on three steamers available
'or government ubc aa revenue cutters,
have been sent to Washington by E.
R. Stackable, collector of the port of
Honolulu. This action was taken in
accordance with instructions received
some time since, the war department
being anxious to secure a vessel suit
able for ita officers in Hswaii.
FIRE THREATENS YOSEMITE.
duardlans of Valley Fight Flames -Forest
Yosemite Valley, Cal., Aug. 5. A
big forest fire ia raging tonight just out
side of the Yobetnite valley ana past
the gateway guarded by El Capitan
and Cathedral rocks. Should the
efforts of the firefighters prove futile,
the flames will enter the valley and
lestrov a valuable amount of timber.
.tate Guardian Stevena haa a large
force of men at work fighting the flames
and it is hoped that the fire may be
kept between the Coulterville road and
the Merced river.
Would Alarm America.
Victoria, B. C, Ana. 5.-W. C.
Deering, of Chicago, who arrived from
the Orient by the steamer Tacoma, in
an interview, saya that although the
people of tbe United Statee may not
be aware of the fact, the insurgents in
the Philippine islands are organizing
and drilling, and tbe trouble there is
far from over. He says filibusters are
continually landing arms on the island
ccasts, and the patrol is looked upon as
a farce. Schooners laden with centra-
band goods have no difficulty la "run
ning their cargoes."
Used Peasants for Marks.
London, Aug. 6. The Timea thiB
morning prints a Vienna dispatch say
ing that tbe emperor of Rust-ia, received
with be. evtlence from the Crotians in
the United States a petition describing
the position 'of Crotia in the darkest
terms. ' It also says that Prince I' rut
off, who on July 27 was reportel aa
having been wounded in the Bazan dis
trict by peasants, has bwotie insane,
lie was in the habit of testing his
marksmanthipon the bodies of peasants
Militia Captures Posse.
Sacramento, Ang. 3 A special to
tbe Bee from Sheriff Hazger y says
that the Plarerville militia company
guceeps'ully captured Sheriff Boequit
and his posse in the foothills near
Greenwood. The company surrounded
tbe pores and gradually worked in up
on them nntil they effected a captnre
while the pose waa preparing their
HAPPENINGS HERE IN OREGON
Improvement and Development Work
Another crosscut tunnel Is being
driven on the Modoc mine In the
Cougar mine. This tunnel will open
up the three veins on the property.
Ore assaying $100 to the ton la being
taken liom the old woiKings.
A complete hoisting plant has been
ordered by the Prairie Diggings man
agement, which will be installed Im
mediately upon Its arrival. The shaft
is now down 80 feet. , s
The vein of the Dixie gijbup has de
veloped a width of fly "feet. This
property is located on Granite Boul
der Creek about four miles from the
wonderful Morning mine in the
The May Queen management Is
now erecting a hoisting plant on the
property. It will ba capable of sink
ing to a depth of 600 feet. Tbe May
Queen is in the Red Boy district. The
machinery recently received here for
the hoisting plant of the 1 Midway
group is now being rapidly Installed.
A sawmill Is also being erected.
An order for BOO more cords of
wood has been given by the; E. & E.
management. This wood is being de
livered at the hoist buildisg, which
no doubt means the extensive oper
ating of the plant. I
Ore for shipment Is bow being
sacked by the Valley Queen manage
ment. A winze is being sunk, and
has encountered a high , grade of
The new sampling mill recently
erected by Arthur & McEwen is com
pleted and a test run hai just beer
made on ore from the Flora M. prop
erty near town. The mill worked to
the complete satisfaction of the
The management of tie Copper-
opolis property located In the Quartz
burg district, announces that work
will be resumed In a few days. The
main crosscut tunnel Is now In over
600 feet. A drift has also been run on
a copper ledge. This drift will be
extended over 100 feet.
SECURES RIQHT OF WAV.
People Who are Behind the Oregon &
Pacific Hard at Work.
While they are saying but little the
people who are behind the Oregon &
Pacific Railroad are working diligent
ly, and a railroad line from Grants
Pass to Crescent City will undoubt
edly be a reality within the next year.
Colonel T. Wain-Morgan Draper, chief
engineer of the proposed road, is a
very busy man, looking after the sur
veying of the line, and the manage
ment of the Waldo Smelting & Min
ing Company's copper properties at
Waldo, who are the principal backers
of the new road. Colonel .Draper
states that they have secured right of
way for more than three-fourths of
the road from Grants Pass to Gas
quet, Cal., and have selected all of
the stations on the line. At each of
the places where stations have been
selected ample rights of way has been
given not only for a depot but also fot
Ninth annual regatta, Astoria, Au
State fair, Salem, September 14-19.
Second Southern Oregon District
fair, Eugene, September 29-October S.
Summer association of the North
west Indian agencies, Newport, Au
Klamath county fair, Klamath
Falls, October 6-9.
Good roads convention, Jackson
ville, August 15.
Fruitgrowers' convention, Jackson
ville, August 15.
Teachers' institute, Tillamook, July
-Knights of Pythias convention, Ae
toria, August 20-21.
Teachers' institute, La Grande, Au
Trappings for National Ouard.
The adjutant-general's office of the
Oregon National Guard has been no
tified that a shipment of 959 United
States rifles and 60 carbines, to
gether with bayonets, belts, scabbards,
slings, etc.. Is on the way to Portland,
and will arrive here In ample time for
the annual encampment In Septem
ber. There will be nothing 'ieJ'i--iua-l
the new equipment of the home 'sol
diery. The selection of an encamp
ment site hangs fire on account of the
railroad rates. It is expected that a
decision will be reached this week as
to where the mobilization will take
Large Oat Crop.
"The yield of oats in Clackamas
county this year will be the largest of
any year I have ever witnessed." said
County Treasurer Cahill. who has
lived in that county for 30 years. In
discussing crop conditions. "Wheat
is also generally good throughout the
county." continued the speaker, "and
I forecast a good yield of that cereal."
The hay crop In Clackamas county
was exceptionally large and It has
been years Binee a large crop of fruit
of better Quality has been harvested
there. Harvest season is late.
Warships at Regetfa.
A telegram has been received by
rh Astoria reeatta committee from
the secretary of the navy, stating that
the gunboat Alert nan neen ornerea
in AatnHa for the regatta. Assur
ances have also been received from
Secretary Moody that me New i or.
Marblehead and Bennlneton will be
ordered here if they return from the
Alaskan cruise in time.
To Train Kindergarten.
The professional department of the
Weston State Normal School has
been enlarged by the addition of the
chair of applied kindergarten. Miss
Violet Elizabeth Bowlby, of Astoria,
has been elected to this position.
NEW NATURALIZATION LAWS.
dovtrnor Announces Provisions Against
For the Information of all concern
ed in Oregon Governor Chamberlain
has made public a letter received by
him from the department of state at
Washington, D. C, calling attention
to the new provisions of the United
States naturalization laws. These
new provisions took effect July 3,
1903, and provide that, In order to be
valid, a court record of naturaliza
tion must show that the person nat
uralized is not opposed to all organ
ized government nor affiliated with
any organization so opposed; that he
does not advocate the unlawful as
saulting or killing of officers of the
government; that he has not violated
any of the provisions of the said act
to regulate the immigration of aliens
and that he has complied with the
terms of previous acts on the subject
The new act also requires that
every certificate of naturalization
shall specifically recite that the pro
visions of this and previous acts have
been complied with, and If It falls In
any particular it Is null and void. The
act making the additional regulations
was approved on March 3.
ENLARQB THE RESERVE.
More Land Withdrawn From Settlement
In Oregon City District.
Nine townships of land in Clacka
mas, Marion and Linn counties have
been withdrawn from settlement upon
telegraphic orders from Acting Com
missioner of the Land Office Fimple.
The townships are from 5 to 13 in
clusive In range 4 east. Immediately
adjoining the Cascade forest reserve
on the east. Each township contains
3,040 acres, and the whole number of
acres In the nine townships with
drawn is 207.360. All of township 11
and two-thirds of township 12 are un
wveyed land. Of the whole area
withdrawn from settlement. 81.320
teres are vacant land, of which 38,
100 acres are unsurveyed.
The action of the general land office
Is construed to mean that the interior
department Is desirous of extending
Insane Population Orowlng.
The report of Superintendent J. F.
Calbreath, of the state Insane asylum,
for July, shows that during the month
the population of that Institution In
creased from 1324 to 1332. During
the month 38 new patients were re
ceived and one escape returned.
Fourteen patients were discharged,
16 died and one eloped. Of the pa
tients enrolled July 31 there were
939 males arid 393 females. The av
erage expense of maintenance was
$9.31 per month, or 30 cents per day
The total value of articles consumed
In Behalf of Slnsiaw Harbor.
The Commercial Club of Eugene
has indorsed a petition prepared by
O. W. Hurd, of Florence, which will
be presented to the secretary of war
and congress on behalf of the citizens
of Oregon, asking the government to
continue well commenced Improve
ments on the jetty In the Stuslaw har
bor. The petition bore the Indorse
ment of the Oregon delegation in con
gress. Mr. Hurd ia at present In
Portland and will bring the same mat
ter before the commercial bodies of
that city. Later he will visit San
Francisco and secure aid from the
Qold Fever In Clackamas.
Great excitement, not without
cause, prevails In the southern part
of Clackamas county because of the
recent discoveries by local mining
prospectors. Gold In immensely pay
ing quantities has been located on
claims that have been repeatedly
worked and prospected for the last
ten years, but the hidden wealth was
never disclosed before. Samples that
will assay between $2000 and $3000 to
the ton have been brought to Oregon
City by the interested owners. In
tense excitement exists.
Wheat Walla Walla, T78"8c; val
Barley Feed, $19.60 per ton ; brew
ing, $20. j
Floor Beat gradea, (4.10 5.59;
Millstuffs Bran, $23 per ton; mid
dlings, $27; aborts, $23; chop, $18.
Oats No.' 1 white, $1.07 1.07)1:
gray, $1 05 per cental.
Hay Timothy, $1920; clover,
nominal; cheat, $15 16 per ton.
Potatoes Best Bnrbanka, 7076
per aax; ordinary, 354fe per cental,
growers' prices; Merced sweets, $3
3.50 per cental. -
Poultry Chickens, mixed, 11012c;
young, 1617Kc; hena, 12e; turkey,
live, 10(312c; dressed, 14S15e; ducks,
M.005. 00 per dozen; eese, $6.00(9
Cheese Full cream, twina, 15 a
16e; Young America, 15Xlc; fact
ory prices, J (1 t lees.
Butter Fancy creamery, 2022Ki
per pound; extras, 22c; dairy, 20
22Xc; store, 16c317.
Egga 20 21c per dosen.
Heps Choke, 15316c per pound.
Wool Valley, 1718c; Eastern Or
egon, 12&15c; mohair, S537Xc
Beef Gross, cowa, 34g4e, per
pound; steers, 65ie dressed, 7H.
Mutton Groaa, 3c par pound;
Lambs Grosa, 4c pet pmni ;
Hogs Gross, 86 Jsfe per pound
dreeaad, 6, Si 37c
FIRE FROM COVER.
Escaped Folsom Convicts Ambush and
Sboot Three of Posse.
Placerville, Cai., Aug. 3. A desper
ate fight between a band of five of the
escaped Folsom convicts and a party of
six militiamen, who were following a
freah trail of the convicts, took place
tbia evening just at dutk on a hillside
near the Grand Victory mine, and, aa
a result of tbe conflict, two ol (he mi
litiamen, namej Rutherford and Jones,
were killed and a third member of tbe
posse, a man named Dill, will prob
ably die of his wounds, aa he waa ahot
through the lungs.
The convicts were bidden in the
thick brush which covers the hill, and
tbe manhuntera happened upon them
moBt nneipecttdly. The convicts, who
were well armed with rifles, fired a vol
ley into the posse, with the result
The other member.) of the poste
opened fire on the convicts, and the
survivors ef tbe tittle band are firm in
their belief that at least two members
of the convict gang were wounded.
The news of the conflict soon spread,
and messengers were dispatched to this
place for reinforcements.
A post-e under the leadership of
Sheriff Boequit is now on the aiene of
the conflict, but, aa it ia dark, it is im
possible to locate the convicts, who
have the advantage of position, and
could pick of tbe members of tne joa:e
if a concentrated attack waa made upon
them. Sheriff Boequit and his advis
ers are considering tbe feasibility of
setting the brush on fire and foicing
tbe convicts to surrender or at least dis
close their exact position.
Sheriff Bosquit'a posse now numbers
ISO men, but tbe situation is so criti
cal that no one will approach cloce
enough to the supposed hiding place of
the convicts to ascertain the exact con.
dition of affairs. So far the bodies of
Rutherford and Jones, wbo are mem
bers of Company II, Second infantry,
N. G. C, have not been tecovered,
though it is positive that the men are
COMPLAIN OF INDIGNITIES.
Steamer Passengers Tell of Treatment
by Honolulu Customs Men.
San Francisco, Aug. 4. A communi
cation addrecaed to the Associated
Press and signed by 35 passengers wl o
arrived here from tbo Orient on the
steamer Siberia protests' atrongly
against the action of the customs-house
officials who examined their ba;gage
at Honolulu. They i Initn to heve been
treated without common civility and to
have been subjected to much inconven
ient and bodily discomfort.
Coming from a warm cilmate, most
of them were lightly attirrd, but, des
pite their vigorous protests, the r
heavy clothing waa placed under offi
cial seals, not to be broken until San
Francisco waa readied. Tbe baggage
in tbe stateroome waa closely inspected,
and all deemed unneces, ary by the ofli
cera waa bundled up, sealed and placed
in the hold with the trunks and other
personal effects. This the passengers
designate as "an atrocious outrage,"
and wish the matter called to the at
tention of the secretary of tbe treasury.
TO FORTIFY DALNV.
Russia Appropriates $6,500,000 for Ad
Pekin, Ang. 4. Advices from Port!
Arthur say that the Russian govern
ment, as a result of recommendations
made by the recent conference there,
has appropriated $6,500,009 for addi
tional fortificafions, particularly for
the protection of Da ny, and that when
comple'ed they will have a continuous
line of fortifications from Port Arthur
to Dalny, 35 mi es a'ong the coast.
A Pekin journalist named Spenthin,
was beheaded here today. The evi
dence at the trial was so weak that he
ptobably would have been acquitted,
but tbe prisoner admitted the charge
that he had attempted to organise a
rebellion at Hankow in 1900. He
boasted that be had always advocated
the assassination of the Manchus in or
der to rid the country of the dynasty.
He declared that he was willing to die
for the cause, and went to his execu
tion calmly and bravely.
Omitted From House Journal.
Helena, Mont., Aug. 4. According
to W. J. McIIaffie, wbo is printing the
journals of the recent legislature as
sembly, house bill 55, under the pro
visions of fchich tbe eight hour law was
to be aubmitted to the electors of th
state aa a constitutional amendment,
waa omitted from the journal of tbe
h nse. Authorities hold that such an
omission is fatal to the art, an 1 the
people of the state will nol be given
an opportunity to vol upon the pro
posed constitutional amendment.
Money for Victim' Polk.
Salt Lake Citv. Ane. 4 A special
in the Tribune from Hanna. VYvo..
aaya: "Tbe Union Pacific coal con
pany haa off red to settle with the rela
tivea of the men killed in the recent
mine explosion on tl;e basis of $250 for
tbe unmarried men and $500 to be paid
each widow, with $50 additional for
each child in the family. J lie co-oner's
inquet over the reamina of the
victims of the explosion commenced
More Mowcy for Fair.
London, Aug. 4. The supplementary
t.tn nt taaned this mornins: grants
an additional $2'0,000 for the aid of
tbe royal commision to the t-t. Louis
t rirt.it inn for the twriod endinu March
31. 1904. An explanatory note say
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a.l further eonirinuiions win oo pro
vided in the btidgeta of subsequent
POPE IS ELECTED
CARDINAL SARTO THE UNANIMOUS
CHOICE OF CONCLAVE.
Has Taken the Title of Pious X-New
Pontiff Is a Man Plain In His Habits
and Well Liked by All Who Know
Him-WIII Follow Lines of Pope Leo
Public Well Pleased.
Rome, Aug. 4. Cardinal Sarto, pat
riarch of Venice, who was elected pope
to succeed Leo XIII, now reigns at the
vatcan and over the Cutholiic world aa
Pi is X. Tonight all Rome is illumi
nated in bia honor.
His election and tbe assumption of
his holy office were marked by a strik
ing demonstration and impressive cere
monies at the Vatican, which ended
oniy inis evening, umorrow the new
pope, clad iu bia new pontifical robes,
and with all the ritualistic ceremony,
will recieve the members of the diplo
matic corp", the cardinals and the bish
ops, who will then offer their official
homage, this notwithstanding the fact
that twice today the cardinal and nuny
high officials of the Vatican went
through a similar ceremony.
Tbe date on which the coronation of
Pius X will take place baB not yet been
decidel, but the impression prevails
that it will take place on August 9.
Although the election was over at 11
o'clock this morning, and waa an
nounced to the world 45 minutes later
by the appearanca of the new pope at
the window of St. Peter's, the conclave
waa cot formally dissolved until 5:30
o'clock this afternoon.
The eletion of the patriarch of Ven
ice this morning whs unanimous. Af
(oi Monday's ballots, it was a foregone
conclsuion that be was tbe only candi
date sufficiently acceptable to all to
secure the necessary two-thirds that
thelawaof the church require. One
of the cardinals said to a representative
of the Associated Press tonight that he
believed Tius X would follow the
broad lines of Leo's policy, although
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he probably would cot accentuate it.
This voices the general feeling here,
which ia one cf satisfaction.
The new pontiff is a man of simple
origin, and although not a prominent
candidate, he had been mentioned fre
quently as one of the many cardinals
who might be taken np aa a comprom
BIQ STRIKE IS VOTED.
Rock Island Trainmen Are Solid for In
crease of Wages.
Chicago, Aug. 6. Trainmen and
conductors employed by tbe Chicago,
Rock Island & Pacific railroad have
voted to strike unless the road pays the
increase in wagea they have demanded.
Their determination wi.l be nude
known to tbe officers of the railroad
company tomorrow, when committees
representing the Order of Bailay con
ductors and tbe Brotherhood of Rail
way trainmen will wait on them.
These committees will tell the officers
of the company the result of the refer
endum vote that haa been taken on the
question of a strike, and will ask the
officers to meet their demands. In
case of a flat refusal, the committees
will then adjourn to prepare for calling
a strike of the 2,000 trainmen and con
ductors employed by the road.
Tribute to McKlnley.
Honolulu, Aug. 6. The proposal to
establish a public park in or near this
city as a memorial to the late Presi
dent McKinley will be abandoned.
Instead of tbia tribute to the chief ex-
ecntive, during whose administration
the people of Hawaii beet me ciiizena
of the United States, it '? cow plannrd
to erect a Mckinley memorial light
house at tbe entrance ( Honolulu 1 ar
bor. This woild re a prominent ob
ject, from both lavl and sea, besides
being of great practical utility, ibis
project meeta v'.tb much favor.
Oas Company Makes Big Stock Issue.
New York, A-g. 6. Circu'ara have
been mailed to the stockholders of the
Consolidated gas company of this city,
announcing an issue of $ti,r00,000 of
treasury shock, which la offered at sub
scription at $: 50. The object of the
st k issue ia to meet the cost of a
plant niw being erected on Long
Island, which will supply all of Man
hattan, and do away with the present
scattered plants in this cit. The
capital of the company is $80,000,000.
Third Trial of Boodle Case Opens.
Ft. Lonia, Aug. 6. -The selection ol
a jury for the third trial of perjury
rase against former Delegate Harry
Faulkner waa completed today, and
Circuit Attorney Folk made bia open
ing add.-exs, outlining the charge
II OOD RIVER. OBEGOS.