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VOL. XVI. HOOD RIVEE, OREGON, TIIUIISDAY, JUNE 30, 1004. XO. 7.
HCOD RIVER GLACIER
Issued every Thursday by
ARTHUR D. MOB, Publisher.
1 emu of subscription $1.SU a Tear wlieu paid
ARRIVAL AND DEFARTURE OF MAILS.
The postoflice is open daily between Sam.
ai d 7 p. m.; fcuutiay mm 12 to 1 o'clock. Wails
1' r the Kaat close "t VIM a. m. anu 9 p. m; for
the West at 7:lua. m. and 1:40 p.m.
The carriers on K. F. 1. routes No. 1 and No.
2 leave the txistuHice at 8:30 daily. Mail leaves
For tit. Hood, daily at U:UU m.i arrives,
10:2n a. m,
For Chenoweth, Wash., at 7:3(1 a. m. Tues
days, T ursdays aid Saturdays; arrives same
days at 6 p. in.
tut Underwood, Wash., at 7:80 a. m. Tues
days, Thursdays and Saturdays; arrives same
days at 6 p. m.
For White Salmon, Wash., daily at 2:46 p, ro.;
arrives at 11 a. m.
Fi r Hood River dally at 8 a. in.; arrives at
For Husum, Trout Lake and Guler, Wash.,
daily at 7: 3u a. m.; arrives at 12 m.
For Glenwood, Ciliner and Fulda, Wash.,
daily at 7 a. m. ; arrives at 6 p. m.
For 1'inetlat and Hnowden, Wash., at ll:3u
a. ra. Tuesdays and Haturduys; arrives same
days, lou-tu a. m.
For Bin en, Wash., dally at 4;4S p. m. ar
rives at t:4.' a. m.
OAK GKOVE COt'NYIL No. M2, OKIIKR OF
I'KNDO Meets the Second and Fourth
Fridavsol the month. Visitors cordially wel
comed. F. U. liHosius, Counsellor.
Miss Nellie Clark, Secretary.
OKPKR OFViASHlNGTON- Hood River
Union No. 112. meets in Odd Fellows' hall
second and fourth Saturdays in each month,
7:Hu o'clock. K. L. Rood, President.
C, U. Iiakin, Secretary
HIIOlT HIVF.R ( AMI', No. 7,702, M. W. A.,
meets in K. oi V. Hall every Wednesday
night M. M. Kusskll, V. .
c. V. Hakin, Clerk.
HOOD lilVKK CAM I', No. 770, W. O. W., meets
on first and third Tuesday of each month
In ( dd Fellow Hall. A. C.Maikm.C. c.
F. 11. Ulaoq, Clerk.
W A ('COM A UllltlH, No. Ml, K. of P., meets
in K. of P. Hall every Tuesday night.
C. H. Jenkins, C. C.
C. E. 11 em man, K. of HAS.
HUOI) UIVF-K CHAPIKR, No. 24, O. K.
meets second aud fourth luesday even
ings of each mouth. Visitors cordially wel
comed. T HKKEKS t'ARTNEB, VY. M.
Mits. Mary B. Daviiibon, Secretary.
OOP RIVKK ClItCI.E, No. 621. Women ol
Woodcrait. meets at K. of P. Hall on the
first and third Fridays of each month.
Helen Norton, Guardian Neighbor.
Nellie Hollowell. Clerk.
CAN BY l'OHT, No. 10, Q. A. R., meet at A.
O. U. W. Hall, second and fourth Saturdays
of each month at 2 o'clock p. m. All ti. A. K.
members invited to meet with us.
H. 11. Haii.sv, Commander.
T. J. CINNINQ, Adjutant;
CANHYW.K. C, No. HI, meets second and
fourth Saturdays of each mouth In A. O. U.
W. Hall at 2 p. m.
Mrs. Ai.wa shoemaker, President.
Mrs. T.J. t. unnino, Secretary;
El) EN ENCAMPMENT, No. 48, I. O. O. F.,
Kegular meeting second and fourth Mon
days oi each numtn. A. J. (Jatchell, C. P.
Bert Entrican, Scribe;
TDLEWH.D LOWiE. No. 107, I. O. O. F.. meets
ill Fraternal llall, every Thursday nignt.
J. R. Kkks, N. O.
Bert Entrican, Secretary.
HOOD RINER CHAPTER, No. 27, R. A. M.,
meets third Friday night of each month.
(1. K. Castnek, 11. P.
D. McDonald, Secretary.
COURT HOOD RIVER No. 42, Foresters of
America, meets second and fourth Mon
days in eacu month in K. of P. Hail.
L. C. Haynes, C. R.
F. C. Brosius, Financial Secretary.
LAUREL REBEKAH DECREE LODGE, No.
B7, I. O. O. F., meets lirst and third Fridays
In each month. Francis Mouse. N. u.
Therese Castner, Secretary.
H OOD RIVER LODGE No. 105, A. F. and A.
M , meets Saturday evening on or before
each full moon. D. McDonald, W. M.
R. B. Savage, Secretary.
OI.ETA ASSEMBLY No. 103, United Artisans,
nuetB lir.-t and third Wednesdays, work;
second aud fourth Wednesdays, social; Arti
sans hall. 1. McDonald, M. A.
K. M. McCarty, Secretary.
RIVERSI DE LOlKiE No. 08, A. O. U. W., meets
Hist and third Saturdays of each month.
E. R. Bradley. Financier. W. B. SHUTK, W. M.
J. O. Haynes, Recorder.
IVERSIDE LODGE, NO. 40, Degree of Hon
or, A. o. U. W. meets first and third Satur
days at ftp m. Mrs. Sarah Bradley, C. of H.
Miss Cora copple. Recorder.
Mrs. Luckxtia 1 rather, Financier
jyR. W. T. ROWLEY
PHYSICIAN, SURGEON, OCULIST
Oflieo and Pharmacy, Hood River
Heights1. Phone, Maiii 961.
Will Practice in All Courts.
Office with Geo. D. Culbertson 4 Co. Collec
tions, Abstracts, Settlement of Estates.
HOOD 1UVER OREGON
Q II. JENKINS, D. M. D.
Specialist od Crown and Bridge Work.
Telephones: Office, 281; residence, 91.
Office over Bank Bldg. Hood River, Oregon
L I,. DUMBLE,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. .
Successor to Dr. M. t. 8haw.
Calls promptly answered In town or country
Dav or Night.
Telephones: Residence, 611; Office, 613.
Office over Reed's Grocery.
F. WATT, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon.
Telephones: Office, 281; residence, 21
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TAKY PUBLIC and REAL
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fneton. Has had many years experience id
heal Estate matters, as abstractor, searcher of
lilies and agent. Mttisfactioa guaranteed or
Abstracts Furnished. Money Loaned.
Hood River, Oregon.
p C. BROSIUS, M. D.
" THYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
'Phone Central, or 121.
Office Ilonn: 10 to 11 A. M,; 2 to S
, and tt to 7 r M.
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EVENTS OF THE DAY
GATHERED FROM ALL PARTS OP THE
Comprehensive Review ol the Import
ant Happening! of the Past Week,
Presented In Condensed Form, Most
Likely to Prove Lntereattnf to Our
Tliij ty-eix more Colorado miners
have been deported, , , ;. , :: . '
Knox and Cortelyou have given op
their plicea in the cabinet,
A tornado in Nebraska wrecked many
homes, causing two deaths and injuries
to six others.
General Oku is close to the heels of
Kuropatkin, who. ia withdrawing to
ward the north. '
The Port Arthur fleet is reported to
have given battle to the Japanese and
proceeded to Bea. ; ;
II, J. Middleton, an Associated Press
correspondent with the Russian army,
has died of disentery. ;
Two Japanese, disguised as organ
grinders, have succeeded in making
maps of the entire Bathe coast. ,
It is reported that Edward F, Knight,
the correspondent of the London Morn-
tig I'opt, with the Japanese army, has
There is still no trace of Kent J.
Loom is, brother of A ssistant Secretary
of State Loom is, who diasppeared over
a week ago. His wife has given up
hoe for him.
Pcrdicaris says the brigand Raisuli
it poaing as a patriot.
London papers praise Admiral Togo
(or his latcBt victory oS Port Arthur.
Russians are said to have been de
feated in a decisive battle at Tashichao.
Count Tolstoi inveighs against the
present war and holds the czar up to
The body of another woman has come
to the surface from the General Slocum
I. II. Amos, of Portland, is a possi
ble candidate for president on the Pro
Heat prostrations have been numer
ous the past few days in New York and
Aleanxder Dowie has returned
to the United States.
Harriman is said to be about to se
cure control of the Santa Fe system.
The American Federation of Labor
has entered into the Colorado miners'
Russia has redoubled her efforts to
net the LSaltic squadron in shape td sail
for the Far East.
The Kansas wheat harvest will be
delayed many days on account of the
recent heavy rains.
What is thought to be a final report
on the General Slocum disaster shows
that 1,031 lives were lost.
Eleven persons were seriously injured
and many more slightly in a collision
of two street cars at Chicago.
A call has been issued for a meeting
of the Trans-Mississippi Commerical
congress at St. Louis September 10-17.
Chinese bandits are helping the Jap
anese by giving movements of troops,
attacking outposts, and blowing up
Firo, supposed to be of incendiary
origin, destroyed $300,000 worth of
property in the lumber district of
Generals Oku and Kuroki are be
lieved to have Joined their forces.
A decisive battle between the main
aimies of Russia and Japan is expected
France will send a warship to Hayti
to enforce a redress for the attack on
A boiler valve on the United States
torpedo boat Biddle blew out seriously
burning two men.
Perdicaris and Varley have been re
leased by the Moroccan bandit and
have returned to Tangier. The former
has aged graetly from the hardships
suffered while a captive.
Fire destroyed the Hoo-Hoo house at
the St. Louis fair and for a time en
dangered the Oregon, Texas and Ger
man buildings. The loss is placet! at
1000.00 and insurance of 20,000 tar
Five more bodies have been recov
ered from the General Slocum wreck,
maximc a total of 912, of which 824
have been identified. It is believed
the casualties will reach 1,000. More
than 1 100.000 has been subscribed to
the relief fund. ,
Thirty persons were killed and many
injured in a train wreck in bpain.
II. E. Huntington has resigned as
vice president of the Southern Pacific.
Perdicaris and Varney are believed
to have been liberated by the Moroccan
The president has announced the fol
lowing cabinet appointments: Wil
liam II. Moody, of Massachusetts, at
torney general ; Paul Morton, of Illi
nois, "secretary of the navy j Victor H.
Metcalf, of Cailfomia, secretary of
commerce and labor. .
The hull of the ill-fated steamer
General Slocum has been raised but no
Palace guards at Port au Prince,
Hayti, threw stones at the Frem and
REPORT OP KLROPATKIN.
He Says the Force of the Est my Was
Much tbe Stronger.
St. Petersburg, June 30. The em
peror has received the followirg die
patcb from General Kuropatkin, dated
"The Japanese attacked our forces
occupying Mo Tien, Icn Shui and Ta
Passes. Our infantry and cavalry re
treated persuaded that tbe advancing
divisions of the Japanese army which
were operating against each of the
three passes were stronger than our de
tachments. In the attack on Ta Pass
the Japanese guards, besides other
regiments, participated. The Japanese
made a frontal and flank attack in con
siderable force on both sides of this po
sition. The Japanese troops occupied
Fen Shui and Mo Tien Pastes.
"Our forces, which retreated from
Fen Shui Pass, were attacked by small
detachments of Japanese. They were,
however, easilv repulsed, v . .
"After pushing back our advance
guard from Vandiapndne, on the Siu
yen Haicheng road, to Ta Puss, the
Japanese continued their avdance
against our position in a defile. For
some time the attack of the Japanese
infantry brigade was repelled. Thlee
battalions were engnged in the frontal
attack. But being menaced by other
troops engaged in a flanking movement,
our forces retreated. r , ..
"Reconnoilering parties report that
the portion of the southern army1 is
moving northeastward, w ith the inten
tion ol joining General Kuroki's forces.
"All i f the reportsof the last few days
state that the forces of Japanese ar
rayed against our Manchuiinn army
consists of eight ot nine infantry di
visions and several brigades of re
serves, which alto occupy positions in
the fighting line."
The dispatch from General Kuropat
kin, as published in a special edition
of the Official Messenger, informed St
Petersbutgers that General Kuroki s
army had crossed the three passes ol
tbe Fen Shui mountains and was ad
vancing in strong columns from Siuyen
on Haicheng, and from Feng Wang
Cheng cn Liao Yang, while portions of
General Oku's army were moving
northeastward along mountain paths
to strengthen the attack on Mai Cheng.
The same telegram repotted a cavalry
engagement at Senu Chne, indicating
that the Japanese retreat southward
was only a feint. General Oku has
again assumed theoffenisve, and is sup
porting General Kuroki.
CAIOHT BY FLAMES.
Explosion of Fireworks Causes Three
Deaths and Heavy Property Lots
Philadelphia, June 30. Three per
sons were killed and a half dozen were
injured as a result of the explosion of a
small bundle of fireworks in tbe store
room of the Diamond fireworks com
pany, at 986 Arch street.
The fireworks concern occupied the
first floor of the building. The second
floor was vacant, and the third floor
was occupied by the French Hat & Bon
net Frame company.
Jancovitch, the propnetor of the hat
and bonnet concern and two of his em
ployes were the ones kil.ed. These
three were the only persons above the
first floor. , About a dozen persons
wero employed by the fireworks com
pany. The cause of the fireworks ex
plosion is not known. Thomas Con
way, one of the firm of ' the fireworks
company, wai wrapping a small bun
dle of fireworks for a customer when it
exploded. Almost instantly the entiie
room, full of nieworks, became ignited
from flying rockets and firecrackers.
All the employes on the first floor es
caped without seiious injury. The
front of the first floor was blown out by
the explosion of powder, and soon the
entire building was in flames. Every
effort was made to rescue those on the
third floor. Firemen climbed ladders
in the midst of the protechnics, and
finally reached those on the third floor.
During the fire s progress thiee fire
men were injured and tnree omers
were also cut and burned, but their in
juries are not serious. The flames
spread to the building occupied by C.
H. Hilner, publisher of Cathloic books,
and that occupied by J. L. Gibney &
Bros, dealers in automobile supplies,
hut did no seiious damage. The entire
loss on all three buildings is f .10,000.
Boiler Explodes on Cruiser.
San Francisco, June 30. The steam
er Maripsoa, which came from Tahiti,
brought story of a boiler explosion on
the French cruiser Durance, resulting
in the death of 15 men. The explosion
occtii red while the varship was on ber
way to Noumea from Papeete and the
last reports received by the French offi
cials at Tahiti were to the effect that
the waiship hail made Uoumea ami
Captain Rozier, who was prostrated by
the disaster, was sick on shore. The
Durance, for a number of years, has
been stationed at Papeete.
Miners Appeal for Aid.
Trinidad, Colo., June 30. An appeal
for aid was issued toilay by the officers
of the United Mineworkers and genet
ally distributed throughout the city
and county. It will also be seiit to
all the cities throughout the East and
West. Tbe appeal cites the cause of
the strike in district No. 15, w hich be
gan last November, and aays that every
honorable effort has been made by the
national district officers to reach tn
agreement with the operators.
Movement oo Foot to Honor Choate.
" New York. June 30. A movement
is on foot to present to Joseph II
Choate a portrait of himself, in tecog
nition of the fact that be has served a
lung term at the court of St. Jaiues
than anv of bis predecessors since
Charles francis Adams, says a Ilerall
dispatch fromTondoa. '
GET EVERY VOTE
ROOSEVELT AND FAIRBANKS HEAD
Announcement of the Choice Was Ac
companied by a Resounding Demon
stration -Fx-Oovernor Black, ol New
York, and Senator Oolllvtr, of iowa,
Make Nominating Speeches.
Chicago. Juno 24 The Bwift, Bure
cunent of public opinion for the sec
ond time in the history of the Republi
can conventions, yesterday resulted in
the selection of a national ticket with
out a dissenting vote., Theodore Roose
velt, for president,' and .Charles V,
Fairbanks, of Indiana, for vice presi
dent, received every vote in the conven
tion,'" & .' ''-.....-''.,.
Regardless of the fact, that the nomi
nation of one bad . been assured for
. , THEODORE ROOSEVELT ;
Republican Nominee for President
months and the other for days, the an
nouncement of the choice was accom
panied by a resounding demonstration
which attested the candidates' uni
The cheering was led by figures
known through the breadth of the land
and echoed by a mighty tluong of en
thusiastic men and radiant women as
sembled in the Coliseum to witness
the crowning feature, as well as. the
close of the national convention that
marks the seim-centennW of the . Re
publican party in the United States.
CHARLES W. FAIRBANKS
Republican Nominee for Vice President
No less than 10,000 men and women
participated in the ratification of the
party program, and the consequent roar
of cheering and handclapping was deaf
ening. The band stationed high among
the girders of the ball was drowned by
the tumultuous, unbounded demonstra
tion. Hats were tossed into the air,
state emblems were waved and flags,'
beautiful, tri-coolred, shimmering
silken flags, fluttered from every hand
as though stirred by a gale.
The roll was called and the unanim
ous vote of tho delegations recorded for
Mr. Roosevelt without incident until
the name of New Jersey asked unanim
ous consent that the roll be dispensed
with and that the secretary of the con
vention lie instructed to cast the entire
vote for Mr. Roosevelt. The objection
was general and every Btate accepted
the opportunity of casting its entire
vote for the president.
Pandemonium broke loose again
when the speaker announced that there
were 904 votes and 991 had been cast
for Roosevelt. A great picture of the
president was carried about through
Ex-Governor Black, of New York,
made tbe speech nominating Roosevelt,
and Senator Dolliver, of Iowa, nomin
Cloudburst In Colorado
Granada, Colo., June 24. A cloud
burst on Wolf creek has flooded the
town. The screamB of women in the
houses on the low land in the west part
of town summoned the citizens, who
rescued all w ho were in ' danger. The
streets were fl'ioded. At least a half a
mile of the anta Fe was washed out
west of here. Repoits from Dry creek
are that it ii a river, and it is feared
there was loss of life among the ranch
men living near the creek.
More Troops Passing Southward.
Liao Yang, June 25. Further drafts
of troops aie passing southward, where
constant skirmishes are reported by tbe
wounded men who are returning home.
f . .
iasnnaiii.liriSr-' -af 1 -nfn n fr'n -Artmh.winiisfliini
passaob partially blocked.
Fleet Has Qreat Difficulty
Leaving Port Arthur.
Toklo, June 29. The detailed report
received from Admiral Togo of the op
erations before Port Arthur, which re
sulted in the sinking of another Rus
sian battleship, shows that the en
trance to the harbor at Port Arthur is
still blocked to such an extent that it
is impossible for tbe Russians to
maneuver. The operation of bringing
the Russian fleet into the open, ac
cording to the report of the officers of
the Japanese scout vessels, lasted from
11 a. ni., till 8:30 p. m., and was diffi
cult in tho extreme.
When first seen by the main fleet the
Russian ships were m a double column
formation, the first made up of four
cruisers and six battleships, with the
battbehip Czarevitch in the lead.
Ilia second column was made up of the
crniser Novik and seven destroyers.
Hint the Japanese did not attack in
force and attempt to sink the entire
Russian fleet was due to the fact that
nightfall arrived before the ships could
be brought within range, and nothing
was left but for the torpedo attack. It
is generally believed now that another
attempt will be made by the Russians
FLEET FAST BEiNQ MADB READY.
Russia Redoubles Hrr Elforts to del
Baltic Squadron Ready,
St. Petersburg, June 29. Work on
the Baltic squadron designed for service
in the Pacific is being pushed w ith re
doubled vigor niiiht and duv. Ad
miral lliriltff, the coniiiutnder-in-chief
at Constat! t, iB co-operating with Vice
Admiral Rojetsevnsky, in command of
the Baltic fleet, to hasten the work.
The captains of the battleships Navaiin
and Hesoi Veliky and the armored
cruiser Admiral Nakimoff, the first ves
sel to go out iuto the roadstead in com
mission, have been publicly compli
mented for their diligence. In order
not to impede the woik, the crews are
not mustered to salute the commander-in-chief
when he visits the vessels.
A strict guard is maintained at Cron
stadt. Even the warships' 'aunches
are not allowed to enter the naval
basins aftet dusk. Lieutenant Vavil
lor, in charge of the naval labroatory,
was arrested recently and confined to a
fortress for bringing a relative to the
laboratory without permission.
MORMONS QET MEXICAN TRACT.
Half Million Acres Will Be Purchaatd In
Sonora or Chihuahua.
Mexico City, June 29. A report is
being circulated here to tho effect that
the Mormon church would be quit ac
tively engaged during the next few
months in securing land in vraious por
tions of Mexico fot the purpose of colo
nization. The assertion is mado that
it was recently decided to purchase a
tract of 500,000 acres in Sonora or Chi
huahua, to be used as an extension of
the colonies of Colonia, Dublun and
Diaz. The arrangements are about
completed, it is Baid, and within a few
weeks the deeds will be ready for
In addition to these hinds, it is
learned, the Moimon elders have taken
hold of several other land offers recent
ly made to thern. Among these are
said to be large tracts of land in Kinalua
Japan Seeking No (lain.
Vienna, June 29. The Allegcmelne
Zeitting says that according to a diplo
matic note received here the Japanese
government has resolved, in case peace
is restored, to demand nothing else
man was mentmmtl in the govern
ment's note of December last: that if
even if Port Arthur be taken by the
Japanese, to restore it to Russia, re
specting the Russo-Chinese agreement
ana mat japan will regard l.ussia as
economically predominant in Manchu
ria. Japan demands only that she be
considered with the other great howers
in the solution of Asiatic questions.
Hayli Retl s on Ap ilogles.
Port An Prince, June 29. There is
no confirmation hereof the reports that
France and Germany are about to send
warships to Haytien waters in conse
quence of the attack on the respective
ministers of those countries by the pal
ace guards at Port An Prince. The
French and German ministers are
awaiting inttructions from their gov
ernments. The Haytian government,
however, regards the incident as closed
by the forwarding of apologies, while
the press is silent concerning the mat
ter. Dies of Heart Failure.
Manila, Juue 29. Mgr. Guidi,
apostolic delegate to the Philippine
islands, died today of heart failure.
The funeral will take place here next
Friday and the temains will lie interred
two months luter at Rome. Mgr.
Guidi was sent to the Philippine
islands nearly two years ago as the
representative of the Vatican in the ne
gotiations with the Philippine com
missioners for the sale of the iriar
lands to the American government.
More Firing at Port Arthur.
ChefoB, June 29. There was firing
at Port Arthur last night, and tonight
The booming of big guns was distinctly
heard here tonight. Eighteen Japan
ese transports nave oeen seen going
west along the torean coast.
HAPPENINGS HERE IN OREGON
POWER FROM WATER WORKS.
Morgan Lake Will Serve Double Purpose
at La Orande.
La Grande The Morgan lake water
power scheme, which is situated three
miles south of La Grande, on the sum
mit of the Blue monuatitiB, and which
is being constructed by the La Grande
water storage company, has been prac
tically completed, by which the stor
age company will furnish the city ol
La Grande 75,000,000 gallons of water
per month for distribution through the
city water mains. The elevation of the
lake above the city of La Grande is 1,-
450 feet, in a distance of thiee miles.
A lake 120 acres in extent and now 12
feet deep has been formed, w ith a pos
sibility of increasing tbe depth to 30
feet by building a few hundred feet of
levee. Surveys have been made for
11,175 feet of pipe line, leading to the
La Grande city reservoir. Steel pijie
two feet in diameter will be tired to
conduct the water down the mountain
canyon to the power plant about one
mile from the lake, where 1,000 horse
power will lie developed at lirst, with
the possibilitty of increasing the pnwri
to 10,000 horsepower when needed.
Railroad Aski for Terminus.
The Dalles At the instance of sev
eral business men and property owners
of this city a meeting was held last
week to cot fid r the feasibility if
bringing the line of the Great Southern
railway into this city, together with
the cost of right of way aud terminal
grounds for the same. Tho tepust of
the Great Southern officials whs for
three City blocks situnted in the ex
treme cast end o' the town for depot
grounds, and a rijht of way (inn the
mouth of Five Mile creek, where the
line has been surveyed, to the city. It
is understood that the right of way
and this terminal site asked for can be
had for $0,600. A committee was ap
poionUd to canvas the city to nc'juiie
the necessary funds to acquire this
Removal of Land Office.
Oregon City A remonstrance
against the pioposed removal of the
land office from Oregon City to Port
land, and addressed to the president
and secretary of the interior, has been
circulated among the business men aud
citizens here. The remonstrance cites
the fact that this is known as the
Oregon City land district, that Oregon
City is centrally located with reference
to the district, being accessible by rail
and boat; that there is no demand on
the part of settlers or the people at
large for the removal of the unite.
Orasshoppt.-i In drain.
Pendleton The army of grasshoppers
struck tbe alkali wheat raising district,
about 20 miles southwest of this city,
a few days ago, and has wrought much
damage, to grain. Monrad Iix is the
heaviest loser, grasshoppers having
eaten down 500 acres to such an extent
that the grain is scarcely fit for hay.
Other crops In that vicinity have been
more or less damaged. A visit of grass
hoppers in this county is unusual.
This is the first year the insects have
done any damage to grain.
Looking for Big Run.
Astoria The salmon pack up to the
present time is far from satisfactory,
but while the prospects for the balance
of the season are purely speculative,
there is every confidence that an im
mense run will come later. Tho pack
of the canned product is full 25 per
cent short of what it was at the corre
sponding time lust year, and then the
season was considered a failure, but
the big run that came the hitter part
of July brought the pack up to nearly
the average figures.
Valley Hops In Need of Rain.
Salem Fanners and hop growers In
this section of the Valley are very
much alarmed over tbe continuance of
the long dry spell, and say that great
and irreparable damage has already
been done. Farmers from the Waldo
hills and from Mission bottom said
that grain and bay will not yield more
than half ciops. Hop growers say that
the yield of hops has already been les
sened, and that, unless a good rain is
had next week, the loss will be consid
Orant County's Heavy Frott.
Pendleton Severe damage was done
by froet in Grant county lat week,
orchards in many of the foothill por
tions having nearly the entire crop cut
down. The frost lasted several succes
sive nights, and will materially re
duce the yield in peaches, pears, prunes
and other less hardy varieties. In tbe
John Day valley the leading fruit dis
trict of the county, the damage was i ot
great. Vegetables and garden stuff
suffered severely also.
Spruce Lumber Rates Postponed.
Astoria According to advices re
ceived from Chicago the reduced rates
oi East-.'rn shipments of sptuce lumber,
which were to go into effect on July 1,
will not become effective liefore July
15 and possibly not until the flrBt of
August. The postponement is .under
stood to have been caused by a delay in
issuing the tariff sheets.
Pendleton Wheat harvtat has com
menced in the Cold Springs country
notth of Pendelton. Wheat matures
earlier in this section than elsewhere
Results so far are very satisfactory,
some grain going as high as 40 bushels
to tbe acre(
STAMPEDE TO QOLD FIND.
Ledge on Thompson Creek Is Over 4,500
Med ford A. L. Morris has just re
turned from the strike of gold on the
headwaters of Thompson creek, near
Grayback mountain. He brought with
him over $75 in gold taken from tbe
ledge, which shows on the surface over
4,600 feet h ng. The Brings boys have
taken out $18,000 and have at much
more in light.
Most of the people going in leave
Med ford and go by way of Jackson
ville, crossing the divide at the head
of Williams creek. This route is olny
60 miles from Mcdford. Hundreds of
people are leaving, and the town is in
great excitement. Claims are being
staked and placer locations filed.
H. E. King washed $100 from four
pans of placer dirt on his location 800
feet from the Briggs find. The ledge
is 450 feet on the Oregon side of the
A townsite has been located and
tents are being pitched. Not since the
days of Gold Hill or MU-amboat Springs
has so much interest been manifested
in a gold dicsovrey. It is claimed that
the ledge is the same as the Steamboat
strike, hot the values are much higher
and the ledge larger.
Prize Products of Po'k.
Dallas Polk county will bo among
the first counties In Oregon to apply
(or space in the big horticultuial build
ing now in course of construction at
the Lewis and Chirk exposition grounds
at Portland. Mn, F. A. Wolfe, of Falls
City, has begun the preparation of an
exhibit that is expected to take first
rank among the county displays at the
1905 fair. Mrs. Wolfe lias had charge
of all the prise-winning displays from
Polk county at the Oregon Btate fair
for many years past, ami takes a great
interest in the work.
Road to Santlam nines.
Salem With a view to opening a
read leading to the Qnartzville mines,
the members of the Marion county
court will go over the route. The
Qtiaitzville mines arp about 10 miles
north of Gates on the Corrailis & East
ern railroad. A wagon road extends
about half the distance. Considerable
work is being done at the mines, but
all supplies and machinery must be
taken in on horfes. Machinery for a
sawmill and a quartz stamp was trans
ported to the mines in that way.
Should Make Full Exhibit.
Sulcm In answer to a question from
President Jefferson Myers, Attorney
General Crawlord has rendered an opin
ion in which he holds that the Lewis
and Clark commission should make a
full and complete exhibit of the re
sources and products of the state. The
occasion for this inquiry is not stated,
but seems to arise out of a diffetence of
opinion as to the proportion of the
money that should be expended on
buildings and exhibits.
Wheat Walla Walla, 09c; bluestem,
77c; Valley, 78c.
Barley Feed, $23 per ton; rolled,
Flour Valley, $3.90(3)4.05 per bar-
rel; hard wheat straights, $44.25:
clears, $3.8.r($U0; bard wheat pat
ents, $l.40i4.70; graham, $3.5004;
whole wheat, $4 4. 25; rye flour, $4.50.
Oats No. 1 white, $1.20; gray,
$1.15 per cental.
Millstuffs Bran, $19(320 per t n;
middlings, $25.60(27; shorts, $20
21; chop, $18; linseed, dairy food,
Hay Timothy, $150510 per ton;
clover, $H9; grain, $11(212; cheat,
Butter Fancy creamery, 1720c;
store, 12' 13c.
Eggs Oregon ranch, 1919c per
Cheese Full cream, twins, new
stock, 1212Kc; old stock, 78c;
Young Amerita, 1314c.
Totiltry Fancy hens, 12ai2,'(Jc per
pound; old hens, ll12o; mixed
chickens, 10llc; old roosters, 8(3
8Kc; young roosters, 1223c; springs.
1 to 2-pound, 17(318c; broilers, 1 to
l 't-pound, 1820c; dressed chickens,
13(gl3Xc; turkeys, live, 1410c; do
dressed, 15lc; do choice, 18(il20c;
geese, live, 7 8c; do dressed, 9
10( ; duckfl, old, $07 per dozen; do
young, as to Bize, $2.507.
Vegetables Turnips, $1.25 per sack;
carrots, $1.50; beets, $1.25; cabbage,
l)il?4Cj lettuce, head, 2540c per
doz; parsley, 25c per doz; tomatoes,
$1.25(31.50; cauliflower, $1.752 per
doz; celery, 75(8 9 )c per doz; cucum
bers, $K 1.25 per doz; asparagus, 50c;
peaB, 46c per pound; beans, green,
5c; squash, $1.25 per box; green
corn, C0c per doz.
Honey $3'33. 60 per case.
Potatoes Fancy, 75a$l per cen
tal; new potatoeB, $1.762.25.
FruitB Strawberries, 6(36c per lb;
cherries, 45c; gooseberries, 6c; rasp
berries, $1.25 per crate; apples, new,
$1(81.75 per box; apricots, 90i$l;
plums, $1; peaches, 90c(3$l; canta
loupes, $4.50 per crate.
Hnps1903 crop, 23c per lb.
Wool Vallev, 19 9 20c per lb; East
ern Oregon, 10317c; mohair, 30c per lb
Beef Dressed, 66)c per lb.
Mutton Dressed, 46c per lb;
Veal Dressed, 100 to 125, 67c per
!b; 125 to 200, 55&c; 200 and op,
Poik Dressed, 100 to 150, 77Xc;
, ICO and up, 67c.