(S) "IT'S A COLD DAY. WHEN WE QET LEFT. HOOD IUVEE, OREGON, TIUmsDAY, JULY 28, 1004. XO. 11. VOL. XVI. Kl : 11 1 jaw -A HCOD RIVER GLACIER Issued every Thursday by ARTHUR D. MOB, Publisher. Term, o( subscription 1.60 a yew when paid fn advance. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS. HOOD RIVER. The nostofflc Is onen dally between Sam ai d 7 p. ru. ; Sunday rom 12 to 1 o'clock. Malli l r the East clone st )S:)a. m. ana t p. m; (or the west at 7:10 a. m. andl:4Up.m. The carrier, on R. F. D. route. No. 1 and No. 2 leave the poitofflve at 8:90 daily. Mail leave. For Mt. Uood, daily at U:uu m.; arrivea, 10:20 a. m. For Chenoweth, Wanta., at 7:30 a. m. Tuea dan, T' ur.day.and Saturdays) arrive, aame nays at a p. m. For Underwood. Wash., at 7:80 a. m. Tuas- day., Thursday, and Saturdays; arrivea aaiue aays ai a p. m. For White Salmon, Wash., dally at 2:46 p, m.; arrives at 11 a. m. WHITE SALMON. 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The packers are rushing in workmen (rom outside points to fill the places of strikers. Niu Chwang has been abandoned by the Russians and is in the bands of the Japanese. Good authority on international laws declares neutral prizes may not law fully be sunk. Thomas Taggart, of Indiana, has been chosen chairman of the national Democratic committee. Tne teamsteis have joined their fel low workmen in the strike at the Chi-I cago packing Douses. ... H Giffoid Finchot and F. H. Newell will investigate changes needed in the Northwestern land laws. Two townships thrown often for set tlement in I'aciiic county, Washington, caused a rush at the Vancouver land ollice. Kuropatkin reports a retreat of his army alter two days fighting, lie will probably withdraw his entirei army to Munden. Anxiety is felt for a number of ves sels about due off the Japanese coast. - In a 14-hour battle the Russians met a severe defeat east of Ta Tclie Kiao. Kansas City packers' claim to contii- ue to got nonunion help and to turn out' a greater product. The Knitht Commander, sunk by the Russian Vladivostok squadron, had a cargo of iron and steel. Malheur, Oregon farmers have two nontlis in which to accept the govern ment irrigation project. Ex-Senator H. G. Davis, Democratic nominee for vice president, is reported to be engaged to be married. A Big Four engine at Indianapolis. struck an electric car, killing two per sons and injuring a number - of others. Thirty-seven cotton mills have shut down at Fall River, Mass. Tlae strike is on account of a reduciton in wages. The resignation of Superintendent Potter, of Chemawa Indian sclnool, has been accepted. His successor fhas not been named. Corean agitation against Japanese land grants is becoming sarjlous.- Parker has fixed August 10 as the date of his notification of atcceptajace. The Russian Vladivostok, squadron has been sighted 70 miles Trom Yoko hama. ' All employes of the parjilng plants hnvn e-nna nut. About R5A100 men are affected. I A battle has been fought near Ta Tche Klao, and it is believed losres will be large. Thugs at Bonesteel. S. D., resisted eviction, and two of them, as many of ficers and a civilian, were shot. Russia has stirred up the ire of Germany by seizing a steamer in the Red sea flying the Kaiser s flag. Britain. Informed of the seizure el two more ships, is determined to liave the war status of the Russian volun teer fleet fixed. It is alleged that great dissatisfac tion exists among the members of thel meat packer's unions because of tnei second strike order, and that a revolt against. President Donnelly's, orderi will occur. Senator Goi man has refused to take, the national Democratic chairmanship. Colonel E. Butler, a prominent St. louis politician, has been indicted for bribery. Pacific coast shippers have asked the war department to state what goods are contraband. Brit!h press will not believe danger a vert J until the greater question ot the Dardanelles i settled. A reign of terror attneds the land rush at Bonesteel, South Dakota. The Massachusetts state board of ar bitration is trying to avert a strike at cotton mills, with a prospect of success. Bonesteel, 8. D., gamblers have met the demand of citizens to make grafters go, and the reign ol terror seems to be at an end. The grand lodge of Elks haa'abolish- ed the grip and sign. G. M. McKinney baa retired as head of the Harriman immigration bureau. Ex-Penator Vest is seriously ill and little hope is entertained for his recov ery. - ' . The roeatpackers strilte has been re newed in all the leading packing plants and the tie-up is complete. The trou ble is alleged discrimination in rein stating employes. -Unless peace is made at once all allied unions are like ly to go out in sympathy. President Donnelly, of the union, is said to have demaanded that strikers be reinstated in 10 days instead of 45. Corresponded at Mukden report an engagement in which the Russians lost heavily. RUSHING IN MEN. PacKers Striving to rill the Places of the Strikers. Chicago, July 28. Little if any ad vantage was gained by either side in the stockyards sti ike today and there ia no hope tonight of any immediate settlement of the difficutly. Realizing that they have one of the hardest prob lems to contend with in the history of the packing industry, the packers are leaving nothing undone to gain the upperhand in the struggle with their 30,000 union employes who are on strike. All dav long, workmen from outside points were rushed to Chicago and taken to the stockyardi to fill the places of the strikers. Tonight it was announced by the packers that 7,000 new men were now installed in the different . plants at the stockyards. With these men and with the arrivals that are expected each day, the packers expect to get their affairs m such shape that the strikers will be compelled to seek a truce in the hostilities and seek a peaceable settlement at the dictation of the emloyers. Although the receipts of livestock today were small, compared with re ceipts on corresponding days under normal conditions, still many cattle, hogs and sheep were left in the pens toniuht unsold. w RETREAT TO HAI CHENG. The Japanese Made Ta Tche Kiao Untenable. Mukden, July 28. The Russians have retreated lrom Ta Tche Kiao to Ilai Cheng. They decided to withdraw Iiom Ta Tche Kiao Sunday evening. General Zarabourieff, commanding the Fourth army corps, who is General fitakel berg's senior, resolved to take this steD in conscouence of the reports of scouts that the Japanese were turning the left flank. The Japanese foices aie believed to include the whole of the armies of Generals Oku and Nodzu. More tlmn eight divisions of Japanese are engaged. The rear guard action between Datch apu and Ta Tche Kiao continued until 11 at night, wlien the Japanese were within sight of the Russian entrench ments. The Russians withdrew in per fect order, favored by the beautiful moonlight. . General Kuropatkin reports that the Japanese column in the vicinity of Saitmatsza, which is believed to be two divisions strong, is marching along the valley of the Taitse, with the obvi ous aim of cutting the railroad above Liao Yang. The evacuation of Ta Tche Kiao was prepared for long ago by the Russians, as military experts have repeatedly in dicated. The retirement is not regard ed as materially altering the situation. The Russians had strongly fortified Ilai Cheng, in view of this contin gency. APOLOGY AND DAMAGES. Basis of 6rftish Settlement of - Knight Commander's Loss. London, July 28. The British gov ernment is taking energetic action rela tive to the sinking of the British steam er Knight Commander by the Vladivo stok squadron. All information re ceived by the government tends to es tablish in the official mind the belief that an outiage has been 'committed for which no excuse exists in interna tional law. The demands which will be made on the Russian government will include compensation to the owners of the ship and to the owners of the jcwxls on board the Knight Commander, an apology for the action of the Russian cruisers and an agreement Uiat in structions shall be given which will prevent a repetition of such action. Blitish shipowners are up jn arms over the danger which shipping is now running and are bombarding the gov ernment with representations looking to the thorough protection of their in terests. . War Vessels Must Not Pass. London, July 28. While the nego tiations betwon Great Britain and Russia respecting Red eea seizures have been carried on in the mart con (ciliatory manner, the Associated Press learns that in the representations to the St. Petersburg government, For eign secretary Lansdowne declared that Great Britain could not, in view of her treaty alliance with Japan, allow any interpretation to be placed . on treaties relating to the Dardanelles which would permit ol the free passage of ves sels of the Rua-ian volunteer neet. Action Delayed in New York. New York, July 28. A telegram from President Donnelly, who is in! charge of the meat strikers main bead quarters at Chicago, directing the local union officials to call out all men em ployed by the companies affiliated with the so called beef trust here, was re ceived today. No immediate action was taken, however. The local repre sentative, Mr. Eichelberger, said that in view of the present conditions here, it would not do to act hastily. Fighting About Port Arthur. Chefoo, Jrly 28. A junk bringing Chinese refugees from Pott Arthur, has just arrived here. The Chinese report that, when they left Port Arthur, July Julv 22. heavy lighting was going on both on land and sea. They were un able to give any details. They lerxrt that the Japanese have heavily fortified San Chnpo Hill. JAPSSEECAUSE Russia Believed to Be Ready to End the War. LOOKING rOR A GOOD EXCUSE Opinion Expressed in Japan That Action of Czar's fleet ' Will In tensify Unfriendliness. Tokio, July 27. The acts of the Vladivostok squadron in the Pacific and of the volunteer fleet' in the Red sea strengthen the belief here that Rus sia is deliberately seeking to effect Amercia, England and Germany, in the hope of finding an avenue for retiring gracefully from a disastrous war. There is no argument over the right of Russia to seize neutral vessels carrying' actual contraband of war, but the wis dom of destroying neutral prizes with out trial, unless the subject is to in volve other powesr, Is (generally ques tioned. ' i ' " It is believed that Aeierica will re fuse to recognize Russia's extended list of contraband and will speedily demand a limitation to articles Wsonably con traband, in order to protect her large Oriental commercial interests. It is expected that Ghat Britain will protest against the finking of tire Knight Commander ;ind demand trial for seized British steamers, and that Germany will make a second and more vigorous protest. The VladvioBtok warships are hover ing about the course of the steamers from San Francisco, proliably with the hope of overhauling the liner Korea. Warning, however, bars been given to the Korea and sha has chance of elud ing the Russians. There will probably be otlier seiz ures, and whatever be the determina tion of the legal questions involved, or whatever diplomatic action be taken, it is confidently believed here that the seizures will create a fettling of intense irritation and unfriendliness against Russia in America, Englnnd and Ger many. Japan is anxious to localize the com bat and avoid involving otlier powers, but views with unfriendliness Die acts of aggression against friendly neutrals and treaty violations disadvantageous to herself. In the latter connection Japan regards the affair of the jvtHsase of the volunteer fleet through the Dar danelles as of more importance than the acta of the ve.seejs subsequent to such passage. ' BITTER EIGHT ON. Strike Has Become General In Chi cago Stockyards. Chicago, July 27. With all peace negotiations broken off and with all the allied trades unionB employed at the different plants, with the exception of the teamsters and stationary engin eers, out on strike in sympathy with the butcher workmen who quit work two weeks ago, the stock yards strike tonight had settled down to what prom ises to be one of the bitterest fights be tween capital and labor in the history f America. As has been threatened for some time, the allied trades employed in the packing industry quit work when called on today to assist the striking butchers in their efforts to bring the packers to terms, la several instances the men did not wait for the official notification from their leaders to go on strike, but threw down Uieir tools and quit work of their own volition. At 6 o'clock tonight the srtatement wae made by M. J. Donnelly, president of the butchers' union, that every union man employed at the stockyards, with the exception of the teamsters and engineers, had responded to orders for a general sypmathetic strike. The en gineers, he declared, would join the strikers tomorrow mooning, and, unless there was a speedy settlement of the difficulty, he said, the teamsters would undoubtedly join their brother work men in their struggle for supremacy. According to Mr. Doruiel.y, today e strike swelled the number of men who have quit work at the' stockyards in Cbiago alone to nearly 03,000 persons. War Insurance Is Advanced. London, July 27. Much anxiety is felt here relative to certain ships now ia Far Eastern waters, and it is be lieved the Russian Vladivostok fleet will capture several of them. As a re- salt of this, insurance war risks have advanced 7 guineas per cent, which a few days ago were but" 10 shillings. The Pritish steamer St.. Hubert, of V064 tons, which is owned' in Liver- peal, is overdue a week at Yokohama and is almost certainly a Russian prize. Fears are also expressed for the steamer Romford and several colliers. Lose iln Brisk Skirmish. London, juiy z. a diepatcb te newa agency from Liao Yang reporter heavy aiUllery righting there all day yesterday. The Ruesian casualties, it is alleged, were thought not to exceed 400, while the Japanese are said to have lost more men. The Japanese, who were attacking the "southern de tachment," according to the dispatch, were forced to retire precipitately, leav ing their dead and wounded on the field. Move Out of Niu Chwang. Paris, July 27. A dispatch to the Matin from Niu Chwang says that heavy filing continued all day long July 24. The battle lasted for 16 hours. The Russians were driven back on the east side and were reported to be utterly rooted on the north. The dispatch says the Russians evacuated Niu Chwang. of which the Japanese will probably take poesefsion on July 26. KUROPATKIN MAY RETREAT. Oatmancuvered, He Must Abandon Llao Yang. London, July 27. Specials to the London morning papers confirm the news of active operations at the seat of war. The Telegraph's Chefoo cor respondent, under date of July 23. says: "A Junk from Dalny reports tnat last night a Japanese fleet ol 20 war ships and 20 torpedo boats fcombarded llwangxhrn for three hours, paa ttie forts replied." ' The same correspondent learns that the Japanese first army is being largely reinforced by veterans from the Te serves. . The correspondent of the Stan dard with the Japanese army, under date of July 24 says: - "It is difficult to understand the in tentions of the Russians. Kuropatkin is evidently bent on a retreat north- waid, yet he lingers in the south, at tracted apparently by Port Arthur." The 0) respondent of the Chronicle, in a dispatch dated at Mo Tieh Pass, July 23, regards General Kuropatkin as outmaneuvtved and anxious to abandon Liao Yang' without lighting, but also reluctant to retire while Port Arthur remains uncaptured. The Chronicle's Yinkow icorrespond ent reports that there was hoavy fight ing SatuoJay and Sunday in the neigh borhood of Ta Tche Kiao with General Stakelberg'f force, consisting of 20 bat talions of inftfntry, a brigade of artil lery and a divieiou of Cossacks. RAIDS TO CEASE. Protests of Britain and Germany lieetted by Russia. St. Petersburg, July 27. Grand Duke Atexis presided at yesterday's council, which Count I.amsdorf, the loreign eVcretary, and Vice Admiral Avellan, Chief of the admiralty depart ment, and other high naval o! Ik in Is at tended. The result ot the conference removes all doubts coneerrJng the present atti tude of Russia witlt regard to the vol unteer fleet. The validity of the view expressed in the Britisff note regarding the irregularity of the position of the vessels was so far admitted - that the council agreed to waive the .J.ght of search. After a long discussion, in tvltuch Count Lamsdorff took a leading V't: it was decided that the present status of the volunteer fleet was ji ot sufficient ly well defined according to interna--tional law to render further searches and seizures advisable and that there fore Rtussia, in the interests of friendly relations jith the powers' sluouM with draw th author it) given the voltiVtuer fleet in this respect. GREAT BRITAIN PACIFIED. n Settlement of Red Sea Seizures' , Satisfactorily Arranged. St. Petersburg, July 27. The Asso ciated Press is able to state on the highest authority that the Russian and British governments have agreed on a mutually satisfactory basis for a settle ment of tiie question of the status of Russian volunteer fleet steamers in the Red sea and &he seizures by them of British ships. A few minor points still remain unsettled, but these will probably be cleared up tomorrow, and it is not expected that .further compi- cations will arise. Great credit for the satisfactory term ination of this incident is due Foreign Secretary Lamsdoif, who, it is ad mitted, acted in the oalm and concilia tory spirit worthy of a great statesman. The attitude of feir Charles Hardinge, the British ambassador', both for mod eration and dignity, also evoluts praise. Sink Prize Ship. Yokohama, July 27. The Vladivo stok squadron yesterday sank the steamer jKnight ConMuander, from New York, off the province .of Izu, al ter transferring the crew of the Knight Commander to the steamer Tainan, which arrived here this morning. The Vladivostok stjuadron also captured a German vessel trelicved to be the Ara bia, with 300 toss ot flour, and an un known British swamer. Xue two ves sels were sent to Vladivostok iu charge of prize crews. The Ameri(ii Trading company is the .agent for the Kniglrt Commander. Boys Turn Aandits. Chicago, July 27. Emulators of the exploits of the carbarn bandits, four youths arrested yesterday, confessed to killing oae man in a saloon and hold ing up and jnotburg a score of others at ditterent times. The murder was that of John Lane, etage carpenter of the Il linois theater, who was shot in an at tempt to hold of Gustav Kiegcl's sa loon on the morning of July 4. The proprietor also was shot. The prison ers are Peter Dulfer, James and TVil liars Farmby and David Kelley. AIJ are 'lots than 20 years ok. Japanese Government Silent. Tokio, July 27. The passage of thif Dardanelles by the Russian volunteer fleet steamers, the seizures of German mail and the capture in the Red sea by Russia of the Peninsular & Oriental steamer Malacca have attracted sreat atttention throughout Japan. TI.e government is watching the situation keenly, but it Las not given any form of expression to its views or indica tion that it mill take any action in the matter. Let Supreme Court Arbitrate. Panama, July 27. The Star and Heradl, in an editorial article propoies that the differences pending between the Panama government and that of tlie Panama ceaal zone be submitted for decision to the supreme court of the United Slates. The idea ia well re ceived in all circles here. OREGON NEWS 9 SHEEP SWARMING IN. Thousands are Being Moved Onto Cascade Torest Reserve. Salem The news has reached this city to the effect that the country in the neighborhood of Breitenhush, in the western part of the Cascade forest reserve, is threatened with devastation of vegetation by reason of the encroach ment of the Eastern Oregon sheepmen, with their enormous flocks ot sheep. Already hundreds of sheep are to be seen in the vicinity of Detroit, and, it is said, there will be no less than -12,- 000 head in that part of the reserve be fore the grazing season closes. There is a queUion of whether the grazing permits contemplate the en croachmeut upon this territory, and the settlers in that section are vigor ously protesting against it. lion. John Minto has returned from a visit to Minto pass through the Cas cades, and reports ',he encroachments of Eastern Oregon sheepmen on the western part of the forest reserve are alarming the people of that part of the country. Minto said that be tween Warm Springs and Detroit, a listaiice of 1(1 miles, he pawed through six miles of Miecp, 1.7UU in number. Minto considers it an outrage, ub he does not think the sheepmen have the rights so fur west as they are coming, but thuy claim they have a stretch two townships wide thero, and will bring 12,000 sheep into the district. Summer outers and others there are wonied, thinking the 'sheep will de stroy all pleasure, and also the oppor tunity for keeping domestic animals. SCHOOL ALL THE YEAR. Change Under Contemplation at Ore gon Agricultural College. Corvallis The faculty of the Ore gon Agricultural college has br.n in structed to piepare a plan for a contin uous school at the col Ugef and to re port the same for the consideration of the board of regents at the annual meeting next July. The action was taken at the last meeting of the hoard. The proposal for the continuous col- lfc3 session is an innovation on the coast, .hut is much in vogue among larger institutions in the East. The college year closes about June 12, ordi narily, and opens about, r-epteniber SSU. There are those who believe that many stnd(nt8. were a fourth b'rm added to the year, would continue attendance, enabling tbeui to gain a year in poking the college course. Stops taken io far are only preliminary, avd .future action If the board is iiceesFsry to determine wlwher or not the plan wil( be finally inaugurated. X9 Fit Up Smelter. Grants Paw There now stand on ilm KmirliHrn Pacific tracks at Grauts Pass three xarload of machinery, furn ace, etacks, oi?,cars, .lathe, drillpress, etc.. m the lOdmlon smelter being in- xtulhMf L Takilm by .the Takilma Smelling company, and there .are two carloads of uiwhinery and jnppWea yet to arrive. T.kiae cais wer hipped some time ago, and should arrive? tft.h-J in tho next few days. The plant is1 W be located on the old I'urkins place, below the Waldo and Quoon of Bronze mines, 45 miles from Grants Pass. Good Road Building flattabil. Eugene J. JI. Dodge has arrived here from Cleveland, O., being -Bent here to superintend the work of build ing a sample piuce of joad on approed j scientific plans, as a oeuionatranon oi, the x8Bibilities uf jiood load tmilding in this section. Samples sf .available materials have been sent East And have been examined by Mr. Dodg, id his assertion that the i a erinls ;ere available are as good as tan be fontd anywhere in the world. Quarlzville Prospetf s are Good. Albany W. B. Lawier and ' Arthur L. Peiwe, the New York muring experts, have returned from the tluartzville mines. Mr. Pease express himself as even better pleased with ther mining property than on liis first visit. This was rnaile several years ago and wilt ed in an expenditure .of considwaWe money in development,. Active work is expected in the Quartyijle district soota. Indian Institute at Newport. Salem Theprorgara for the annual1 l'iU'ilic toiif-t inrtsiute, which is held at Newport, Or., each j'ear, has been is sued for this year, and is very elaborate in character. The 1904 session will be held August 22 to 27. The program will be under the supervision of Super intendent. (if Indian Schools Miss Eb telle Reed,, and Superintendent of In dian Schools M. k. Holland. Wiillowa County's First Fair. Enterprise The first annual . fair of the Wallow county fair association will be held Jn this city during the first week in October. The primary object in holding the fair this fall is to ecnre an rtvxhibit f Wallowa county's rewrnrc.es for ithe Levis and Clark ex poislUn next year. A pioneer's asso ciajioii will also m organized during the lair. Road Building Recommended. Eugene Judge Chrisman and Com missioners Edwards and Price have re turned from Blue river, where they have been inspecting the wagon roads with a View to their improvement. They find the camp flourishing, and will authorize expenditure, of funds for the betterment of roads in a ju dicious manner. 0E INTEREST 1 HOP CROP WILL BE GOOD. Linn County Growers Sec No Lice, but Spray Nevertheless. Eugene The sr.,rayinir. ot honi in this couuty is how in progresi, and in some yards is completed, and nothing now remains nut for the hops to form and ripen. There are no evidences of lice of any cnusoquenee, but the grow ers will spray JiiBt the same as if there were millions, for they know full well how little time It . takes for them to make, their appeaarnce and ruin a crop just as it is about ready to be harvested. Reports regarding the probable yield indicate that the crop will not be quite so Heavy as last year in ijiost of the yards, the dry weather having a ten dency to cut short the yield, even though in most cases the vines Lave remained perfectly green and fresh. The growth seems not to have been to strong as usual. The total output of the county, however, now promises to be greater than a year ago, or on any former year, the acreage being greater than ever before. ' If everything goea well from now until picking time, even though there should be no moie rain, it is safe to say this county will turn out more than an average crop of hops. Crops About Junction City. Junction City flaying is nearly fin ished in this locality. The price of this product has been higher this sea son than usual,' farmers realizing from (8 to 12 per ton, not baled. Uarveetr ing is progressing rapidly, and thresh, ing will bitgirr in two wteka. Grain will make a bettor crop than was ex. pected, as the heads are well filled and the grains plump, While the Btand ia not so thick as usual, the yield will fall but little below thn average. Prunes are almost a failure in Northern Lane and Southern Benton counties. Some prune orchards, in fact, have been grubbed up there. Work on Flshtaddcr Resumed. Oregon City Contractor E. P. Randt has resumed work on the fishladder that Ib to be installed at Willamette Falls in this city, and for which the last tension of the legislature made an appropriation of 5,000. A suit brought against the contractor by in terested fishermen to recover 150,000 -damages and to enjoin the construction of the ladder, was recently decided in favor of the state's interests by the cir cuit court. The construction of this Improvement in the river will be com pleted this summer. Guts to Buy Larger Mills. Eugene Scott StandiBh tame down from Blue river and has gone to San Francisco to buy a new mill for the Uroat Northern mine. The addition of this mill will increase the output from 20 to 30 per cent, bringing the output up to $10,000 or more er month. The owners of this property will also build a tramway this fall to convey the ore from the mine to the mill, and will be prepared to operate the mill all winter. P0RTLANDMARKETS. tfiheafc Walla Walla, 8667c blue stem, 7172cj valloy, 78c, Bwley Feed, 22 per ton; rolled, f2324. 5 Oats No. 1 white, 11.22 gray, fl.l7)t per cental. Flour Valley, 13.90(34.05 per bar. rel; hard wheat straights, f 4(34.25; clears, 3. 85(34.10; hard wheat pat its, 4.404.70j graham, f3.504; wtole wheat, 1404.25 ; rye flour, $4.fi0, Miilatrvffs Bran, f 19 per ton; mid dlings, 23.W3; shorts, $21; chop, $18; linseed, dairy ftrjnd, 19. Hay Timothy, l5(ot)18 per ton clo ver, 89; grain, 1J,(8J2; cheat, 11 n. Butter Fancy creamery, J822c; store butter, 13 13)ic. .. Kggs Oregon ranch, 20(221c Choeue Full cream, twins, ' new stock, 1nc; old stock, 78c, Young America, 1314c. Poultry Fancy hens, 12(12se per poind; old hens, llJti'J2c; mixed chickens, llll)iic; old roosters, 9c; yirung roosterw, 11 1 2o ; springs, to 2-pound, lo17c; broilers, 1 to 1 poivid, 16417c; dressed chickens. 1 2 si Cat A 3f ; turkeys, live, 14j16c; do dieseed, I510c; do choice, 18 20c; geshe, live, ft 7c; do dressed, 89c; S3ks, old, (,!K,ru.6U per dozen; do young, a? to size, f25. VegW.jibles Turnips, $1.25 per sack; carruts, l.v0; beets, $1.25; parsnips, 1.25; cabbie, JMl?ie; lettuce, head, 2540e par dozen; parsby, 25c; cauliflower, $v7S2; celery, 75 90c; asparagus, 50c; peas, 46c per pound; beans, green, 45c; wax, 45c; squash, $1.25 per box; green corn, 00c per doz; onions, new red, $1.30 per cwt; yellow, 1.75. Honey $3(33.50 per case.. . ' jPotatoes Fancy, old, $1,2601.40 parental; new, Early Rose, 2c. per pound; Garnet-Chile, 2c. .. Fruits Cherries, 45c per pound; gooseberries, 6c; raspberries, $1.25 per crate; huckleberries, 15o per pound; . apples, new, $1(31.75; apricots, $10 1.35 per box; peaches. Yellow Craw ford, 80c; others, (I0(70c; canteloupes, $2.50 per crate; watermelons, lic per pound; prunes, $1.25 per box. . Beef Drefsed. 5GJc per pound. Mutton Dressod, 4i65c per pound; lambs, 6ii. Veal Dressed, 8K?fic per pound. Pork Dressed, 6S7e per pound. Hops 11)03 crop, 2124cper ponnd. Wool Valley, H20c par poatid; Eastern Oregon, 10(51 7c; mohair, 30c per pound for choice.