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FORESTS ALL AFLAME
Twenty Persons Burned to
Death in Manitoba.
THE LOSS OF PROPERLY J?EAVY
Flames Sweeping Into North Dakota—*
in Other State«.
Winnipeg, Oct. 11.—The forests fires
that have been raging in Manitoba
close to the boundary line for the past
ten «lays have broken out more furious
ly than ever. Ten or 12 persons are re-
jiorted to have been burned to death,
and the tire is rapidly spreading and
crossing the boundary into North
Dakota. Settlers have been fighting
the flames for over a week trying to
keep them from getting into the more
thickly populated districts.
The flames are driving hundreds of
wolves and coyotes into the open, and
flocks of geese and ducks have been
seen flying over the burning forests.
Near Whitemouth, H. L. Laundry, a
trapper, was burned to death.
A German woman living in a small
house near where the fire was the most
furious yesterday is reported to have
burned to death and her children are
A dispatch from Whitemouth states
the fire is spreading rapidly. Several
settlers had close calls for their lives.
A heavy wind drove ahead of it a mass
of smoke which blinded them, and a
long line of flames which consumed
everything in their path.
East of Whitemouth the situation is
very critical. The section foreman of
Darwin and his wife and men were
picked up by a freight train and
brought to Whitemouth. Roadmaster
Horner, on a handcar attempted to run
from Darwin with his men, but nearly
succumbed through suffocation, and was
compelled to take refuge in a passing
All the telegraph poles for several
miles east of the town are down and
trains are tied up.
A Broken .lead, Manitoba, dispatch
says the country is on fire there. On
both sides of Broken Head river much
damage is being done. The smoke is
so thick that it is impossible to see 20
yards, though there is no fire nearer
than a mile.
Mr. and Mrs. Young, who live eight
miles away, lost everything, and only
saved their lives by standing in the
river for 12 hours, when they were able
to come onto the burnt ground after
the fire had passed. Nearly every one
in the path of the flames lost every
At Beauzjour, Manitoba, seven per
son have been burned to death. Mrs.
O. W. Thomas, her young son and a
■daughter, had a race with the flames
for several miles. They had a team of
horses, which they kept on the run.
ijparks from the burning timber were
blown into the dry ground of a prairie
where they were compelled to cross,and
soon they were surrounded by flames.
The frantic horses started to run straight
ahead into the burning timbers. Be
fore they had gone far the carriage
overturned and they were thrown down
an embankment into a small creek.
This probably saved their lives. They
•were badly burned.
A report from Morris, Manitoba,
says a fire has been raging there, and
that one family of five persons is known
to have perished.
The Kankakee Mar.h Fires.
Valpariso, Ind., Oct. 11.—The Kan
kakee marsh fires are spreading in this
county, although the farmers have
given up all other work and are fight
ing it at all hours of the day. Several
houses were destroyed last night. The
big marsh near Assinong caught tire
last night, and the flames swept over
acres of land, destroying everything in
Residents of Hebron,
Koutz and Kinman are badly fright
ened, as it is feared the fire may sweep
across the heavy ditches which have
Michigan Marsh Fires.
Niles, Mich., Oct. 11.—East and
north of this city the marsh fires con
tinue. Farmers have fought the flames
night and day for a week, and are
utterly exhausted. They have moved
their household goods to places of safety
and have sacrificed their homes. Game
which inhabited the marshes has been
driven to the city. Near Berrien
Springs, on what is known as the Big
Meadow, the fire has swept over like a
prairie fire, and hundreds of acres of
potatoes have been roasted in the hills.
The fire is the worst that has occurred
in this vicinity since 1871.
Fire« in Wisconsin.
Kenosha, Wis., Oct. 11.—Prairie
fires in Sommers and Bristol counties
caused by sparks from passing engines
destroyed considerable property belong
ing to the farmers. All kinds of means
have been adopted to stay the advance
of the flames. In some cases where
the fire was apparently extinguished it
continued to burn the surface.
Whole Field« of Corn Rorned.
Decatur, Ill., Oct. 11.—Forest fires
are raging over the entire Northwestern
part of this county. Fields of shocked
i^corn have been swept by the flames.
A Crowd Who Were Glad to Get Away
From St. .Michael«.
Downing, Hopkin« A Company’s Review
Portland, Oct. 12.—The East Side
Railway Company’s ear, Ona, bound
for Portland, was held up at Meldrum
station, four miles this side of Oregon
City, at 6:45 last evening, by two high
waymen, and from the 35 passengers
on boan 1 <97 was taken. Both the
robbers were armed with revolvers,
each had his face blackened, and each
ucted with perfect calmness during the
robbery. Not a single shot was fired
by either the robbers or passengers.
An absurd civility prevailed, and when
the work had been finished the high
waymen hade their victims a courteous
adieu and said they would call again
when broke. They then backed a short
distance into the brush and secreted
themselves until the car moved on.
The work of the two men is well in
line with the attempt on the O. R. &
N. passenger only a short time ago,
but the result was more satisfactory to
the robbers. Who they are is unknown
to the authorities, although some per
sons on the car asserted that they rec
ognized the voice of one of them. The
pursuit was commenced as soon as the
car could reach this oity and the police
could be returned to the scene, but so
far no trace of them can be found.
The Oua left Oregon City at 6:20
There were about 85 passengers aboard,
the seats nearly all being full. At
Meldrum station there is a switch,
which necessitates a slowing down for
a distance. The track at this point is
in a very light cut, and on both sides
there is a considerable growth of low
underbrush and ferns. When the Ona
was passing this place the motorman
heard something running through the
brush and ferns, which he supposed
was cattle fleeing from the car. A
moment later, however, he realized
that the somethings were coming to
ward the car, and that their speed was
not due to fright.
A medium-sized man stepped on the
front step while the car was still go
ing slowly, and, approaching the mo
torman, peremptorily commanded him
to stop the car. The motorman did
not grasp the situation at first, but
thought a joke was being perpetrated.
The highwayman soon disabused his
mind by poking a revolver into bis
face as an additional emphasis, which
induced the motorman to act promptly.
The robber asked him if he had any
money, and, being answered in the
negative, patted his pockets to ascer
tain if the answer was true. He then
ordered the motorman inside the ear,
and started in to “go through” the
About the same time the man
jumped on at the front, a second rob
ber climbed onto the rear platform.
He indicated his purpose by pointing a
revolver down the aisle of the car to
intimidate the passengers. Just as the
car was coming to a halt the conductor
managed to pass down the aisle to the
center of the car, and, reaching the
button overhead, turned off the lights.
He then stood near that place during
the proceedings following.
The man in front found the work of
taking the surplus cash possessed by
the passengers impeded by the lack of
light. He had taken the money from
three passengers, when he decided to
have the lights turned on again. He
ordered the conductor to do this, using
an oath each time. “Turn on the
lights or I’ll blow your brains out,”
was repeated once or twice, to which
the conductor replied that some one
outside had pulled the trolley off. At
last the robber at the front end called
out two or three times for the car to go
ahead so that he could have the benefit
of the moonlight. Following his or
der, the car moved on until it turned
so that the light shone in fairly well,
when he said that was enough, when it
How the car was
moved is not clear, as the motor man
says he was taken inside and kept
there, and neither of the two robbers
in sight went to the front platform.
The robber from the front continued
his work when the car came to a halt.
He went down the aisle commanding
the passengers to stand, and taking
from them the monoy offered, and in
some cases feeling of their pockets to
see if they had given all. He passed
alleged witticisms with several, and
kept up a talk the whole time he was
in the car.
After the robber from the front had
gone through the car, the one standing
guard at the rear asked impatiently if
he was tl rough. Being told that all
was finished, he again asked how much
had been gotten. No. 1 said, “Oh, $15
or $16,” and the two then backed out
of the rear door. They kept their pis
tols pointed at the car after reaching
the ground until they had backed about
10 feet, when they squatted in the
brush until the car had gone on.
Port Townsend, Wash., Oct. 11.—
The schooner Sailor Boy, Captain Pet
erson, arrived at 1 o’clock this after
noon, direct form St. Michaels, having
■ left there September 19. The Sailor
I Bov brought nine passengers from St.
Michaels, who came to »[»end the win
ter rather than endure the hardhsips
incident to semi-camp life at St.
Michaels until the river opens in the
spring. The returning passengers hàd
gone north on the steamers Eliza An
derson and Merwin. Their names are:
J. Q. Barnum, of Murray, Idaho: Dr.
Proot, of M ichigan; Dr. Frost, of New
York; Kaufman, of Chicago; Ander
son, of Chicago;; Kappapal, of Sioux
City, la.; Robinson, of San Francisco,
and W. H. Churchill, of New York
All the returning passengers
agree that St. Michaels will never be
j>opular as a place of residence.
Captain Peterson says the Yukon
river was still open to navigation when
he left, but water was so low that boats
of over 15 inches draught could not
cross many bars which showed at irreg
ular intervals in the river’s course, and
as a result all efforts to go up the river
this fall will be fruitless.
Peterson does not think either Captain
Frank Worth’s or Mayor Wood’s boats
will be able to go to Dawson City be
fore next June, notwitstanding the fact
that both were all ready to make the
attempt when the Sailor Boy left.
The Sailor Boy did not sight or hear
anything of the schooner Bryant, which
broke loose from the tug Holyoke off
Kadiak island in a severe storm, Sep
There had been no news direct from
Dawson City received at St.. Michaels
for four weeks previous to leaving, and
no news can possibly be brought by
river before next summer, as ice was
already forming in the salt water at
the mouth of the river, and the fresh
water must certainly have been frozen
to a considerable thickness at that time.
“In a month form now,” said he, "I
do not believe there will be 100 persons
at St. Michaels, ns nearly everybody is
preparing to come back. A great many
will come down on the Portland. But
a majority left ere this on the schooner
Novelty, which was discharging cargo
at St. Michaels when we left. The
captain of the Novelty will bring down
all those having sufficient money to pay
their board on the trip, no faie being
charged. This is done simply as an act
of charity and in the interests of hu
manity. Many persons have not money
sufficient to even pay fortheir board on
the schooner, and unless they can sell
their outfit for cash, will be forced to
remain at St. Michaels during the
Mayor Wood, of Seattle, manager of
the Humboldt expedition, and D. K.
Howard, who had charge of the Eliza
Anderson party, are practically prison
ers in the hands of their irate passen
gers. Only the presence of the United
States troops under Lieutenant-Colonel
Randall is expected to avert serious
The feeling against both Wood and
Howard is said to be bitter in the ex
treme, and the miners have appointed
committees to guard both, and see to it
that they do not get out of their reach.
Thomas K. Clark, of Seattle, who was
a passenger on the Sailor Boy, said:
“There is no chance for the Wood
party to get any considerable distance
up the river, although they had every
thing ready to make the start Septem
ber 19, the day we left. The men rre
disgusted and disheartened. They are
quite likely to do something desperate
before spring. Without exception, they
seem to blame Wood for all their mis
fortunes, and it would not be surprising
if he were made the victim of their
wrath. 1 would not be surprised to
hear of the death of Howard at the
hands of the miners.
against him is growing more bitter
every day. The passengers of the Eliza
Anderson paid their fares and freight to
Dawson, but the Anderson was aban
doned at Dutch harbor, and the passen
gers were landed at St. Michaels by the
schooner Baranoff, with no prospect of
getting futher this winter. Then How
ard announced that the expedition was
a failure, and that he would not feed
them till they reached Dawson, as his
caused great dissatisfaction, and he will
be fortunate if he gets out of there
Madrid, Oct. 11.—The cabinet baa
There has not been much doing in
the wheat market during the past week. decided upon the immediate recall of
The visible supply decreased 1,690,000 General Weyler from Cuba.
bushels, and the exports from both cree will be issued appointing Cap
coasts were equal to about 5,000,000 tain General Blanco y Arenas, Mar-
TO CHANGE SYSTEM OF WARFARE bushels. Crop reports from the Argen ! quis of Pena-Plana, governor of the is
tine are less favorable and the crop land. The queen regent will sign the
is reported damaged by frost. Should decree tomorrow.
According to El Heraldo, 20,000 re-
this report be confirmed, it will fur
The Insurgent« Jeer and Taunt the
nish a strong bull incentive to the I in forcements will accompany General
Spanish During an Engagement
Not the least ini]>ortant i Blanco to Cuba.
at Camarone« Hill«.
General Blanco will be accompanied
change in the situation is the decreas
Madrid, Oct. 11.—A cabinet council, ing receipts of winter wheat—sufficient by General Arderin as vice-governor of
at which the queen regent presided, ly marked to offset the increased move I Cuba; General Gonzales Painale aa
was held here today. When the min ment of the spring wheat crop. The chief of staff, and Generals Spando,
isters separated, the premier, Senor ex|>ort ¡¿des have not been large, but i Bernal and Cannalon.
Sagasta, announced to the newspaper sufficiently so to show that our mar
Staving Off the Inevitable.
men that no final decision had been kets are on an exjtort basis and that
New York, Oct. 11.—A dispatch t»
taken in regard to the reply which the demand continues constant. Local
the Herald from Madird says:
Spain will make to the note of the speculative conditions remain practi
General Weyler will fight tooth and
United States, handed to the Duke of
Tetuan, when he was minister for for- | week. The weakness in values is more nail against being removed from Cuba.
He is trying to terrorize the liberal
eign affairs, by the United States min apparent than real ami results from
lack of speculation and moderately in government into retaining him in com
mand in Cuba until next June, and if
The Imparcial says it learns that the creasing stocks. There is no sound ar
reply of Spain will satisfy Spanish sus gument for any decline in values at i recalled now he will utilize his in-
ceptibilities in making dear to Presi- ! present. There are several arguments ' fluence over the army to create distur
dent McKinley the resolute attitude and many jtossibilities in favor of an bances in the peninsula or sell himself
to the Carlists.
which Spain maintains in regard to ! advance. Should Russia prohibit ex
Now that the late conservative ad
ports or should any serious damage oc
According to El Heraldo, Spain’s cur to the Argentine crop, extreme ministration is no more than a shat
reply to the United States will point i high values would obtain. Wheat is tered remnant, the organs of the con
out if American interests suffer by fully worth 90 to 95 cents under exist servative press are nothing backward
reason of the war in Cuba, they (the ' ing conditions, ami as the speculative in vitupearting one another, and th»
Americans) are themselves to blame for J public become educated to the higher defunct ministry is so malignant in
it, inasmuch as the insurrection is as values now ruling renewed speculative tone as to clearly betray that there waa
sisted from the United States. El Her support and increasing export sales will no intention whatever of surrendering
the reins of government had not the
carry values higher.
aldo says also:
Our corn market has been dull and queen regent herself deliberately in
“We understand that the govern- I
ment will express its confidence that uninteresting—devoid of any paritcular duced and insisted on the crisis.
In consequence of this the fallen
the new policy to be pursued with re features or change in previous condi-
gard to Cuba will produce a change in itons, except that farmers’ sales of corn magnates of
to arrive have fallen off to the mini which has been one of continuous
the attitude of the United States.”
It is semi-officially announced that mum. Local sentiment has been and brawl and national scandal for so many
Captain-General Weyler will be re continues extremely bearish. Short weary months, are being so bitterly as
called from Cuba this month, and that sellers have taken advantage of every sailed in the columns of their own
It is probable the cortes will be dis opportunity to depress values, but the newspapers that their tempers are said
solved in December and a new parlia- I market has developed a strong under to have suffered in the glorious melee,
tone and values have ruled higher than and more than one has to part from
ment convoked in March.
at the close of the previous week. Ex public life and even from Madrid, with
Weyler’« Method. Munt Ceane.
port clearances continue large and the scowls ui>on his brow and anathemas
London, Oct. 11.—The Madrid cor- cash demand, while still inadequate, upon his lips, which has caused no
•espondent of the Times, referring to shows some improvement. The depress little merriment to the unconcerned on
the cabinet council says:
ing influence in the market continues lookers.
“The cabinet was unaniomns in the 1 to be the large stocks.
The conservative paper El Nacional
opinion that the system of warfare in
has made a dead set against General
Cuba must be completely change.!.
Azearraga, assailing him more fiercely
Special attention was drawn to the de
Wheat—W'aila Walla, 79@80c; Val than ever, and Senor Robledo, the an
plorable condition of the sick and ley and Bluestem. 82 @ 83c per bushel. tagonist of Cuban reform, “the man
wounded soldiers now arriving. This
Flour—Best grades, $4.50; graham, who has lost ns Cuba,” as he is now
aspect was considered at the direct in- $3.70; superfine, $2.50 per barrel.
branded in Spain, in wrath at similar
itation of the queen regent.
Oats—Choice white, 33 @ 34c; choice tirades against himself, has stopped his
“Regarding the finances, although gray, 31@82c per bushel.
ears and fled southward to‘his native
the optimistic views of the recent min
Barley—Feed barley, $19@20; brew antiquary, where the crowds turned
ister of finance do not appear to have ing, $20 per ton.
out to receive him, and where the
been justified, it is believed that with
per ton; adulation of the villagers will doubt
prudence, sufficient resources may be middlings, $21; shorts, $15.50.
less compensate him for the harshnese,
counted upon at least until the cortes
Hay—Timothy, $12@ 12.50; clover, sneers and ridicule of the Madrid
meets in the spring, to authorize sup $10@ll; California
do oat, $11; Oregon wild hay, $9@
De Lome to Be Recalled.
Routed by the Insurgent«.
10 per ton.
Madrid, Oct. 11.—Among the diplo
Eggs—20c per dozen.
New York, Oct. 11.—A dispatch to
Butter—Fancy creamery, 45 @ 50c; matic changes reported here as being
the Herald from Havana says: A big
battle occurred October 2 in Camarones fair to good, 85@ 40c; dairy, 25@35c imminent is that the Duke of Almor
dova, or Senor Muraga, will replace
bills, not far from Matanzas, between per roll.
Cheese — Oregon,
Young Senor Dupuy de Lome as Spanish min
the Spanish under General Molina and
the rebels under command of Betan America, 12^'c; California, 9@10c per ister to the United States.
court, Sanguilly and Raoul Arango. pound.
Treasure Island Again.
Poultry—Chickens, mixed, $2.00@
The fight began at 9 o’clock in the
Oct. 11.—The warship Im-
morning and continued all day. The 2.50 per dozen; broilers, $1.50@2;
$3 @4 per periuse, which recently sailed for Gua
official report published here states that geese,
per temala, carried as a guest of Rear-Ad
Molina attacked the rebel position and dozen; turkeys,
miral Palliser, Ernest Harris, a real
drove the rebels out with great loss. pound.
Potatoes.—Oiegon Burbanks. 40 @ estate man of this city. It is asserted
The report says that General Molina
45c per sack; new potatoes, 50c per that he went south to secure part of the
had his horse shot under him.
treasure which Charles Hartford says
The Herald’s correspondent at Mat sack; sweets, $1 .40 per cental.
Onions—California, new, red. 90c; he has located on Cocos island.
anzas has obtained an account of the
Hartford came here from Cocoa is
fight from a Spanish officer who was yellow, 80c per cental.
Hops—8@15c per pound for new land a couple of months ago on the
present. From this it appears that the
schooner Aurora, on which a party of
rebel infantry were strongly intrenched crop;- 1896 crop, 6@7c.
Wool—Valley, 14@15c per pound; sealers had gone to the island to search
in an almost inaccessible position in
The sealers could not
the hills, and all efforts to dislodge Eastern Oregon, 10@12c; mohair, 20c for treasure.
find it, but Hartford claimed to have
them were futile, resulting only in per pound.
located $80,000,000 in gold, silver and
Mutton—Gross, best sheep, wethers
iieavy losses for the attacking force.
Hartford is said to have in
The insurgents had only a few men and ewes, $email@example.com; dressed mutton,
terested Harris and the officers of tha
killed, and jeered at and taunted the 5c; spring lambs, 5^ per pound.
Hogs—Gross, choice heavy, $4.50; Imperiuse in his story, and it is even
Spanish during the whole engagement.
and feeders, $8@4; dressed, $5.50 thought that he himself sailed aa a
bluejacket on the vessel.
death. Enraged at his failure, he re @6 per 100 pounds.
Beef—Grose, top steers, $2.75@3;
turned to the attack the next day, but
Rich Find ot Prospector«.
with no better success. A large num cows $2.25; dressed beef, 4@5,^c per
Long Creek, Or.. Oct. 11.— A rich
ber of Spanish soldiers were brought
pocket was discovered a few day* ago
Veal—Large, 4^@5o; small, 5*^@6c
in the mining belt east of Canyon City,
The reliel leader, Juan Ducasse, has per pound.
in this county, from which its discov
crossed the Mariel-Majana trocha with
erers realized $8,000 in cash. This ia
a large force, and is now ojierating with
the same pocket that was searched for
by a miner of the name of James Wal
brick, 24@25c; ranch, 14@16o.
Offer Will Not Be Accepted.
Cheese— Native Washington, 10@ lace last summer, and from the evi
dences of Wallace’s prospecting, he
New York, Oct. 11.—General Carlo 11c; California, 9J^c.
was within two feet of the rich pocket
Roloff, secretary of war of the republic
Eggs—Fresh ranch, 22c.
of Cuba, has sent the following letter
Poultry—Chickens, live, per pound, at the time he abandoned it. The
to Gonzales de Quesada, Cuban charge hens, 10c; spring chickens, $2.50 finding of this rich pocket has given
new life to the mining belt of Grant
d’affaires at Washington:
@3; ducks. $3.5O@8.75.
“We are now better prepared for an
Wheat—Feed wheat, $28@29 per ton. county, and with a few more similar
strikes, this section is likely to exper
active campaign than at any time dur
Oats—Choice, per ton, $22.
ing either the present or the late war.
Corn—Whole, $23; cracked, per ton, ience a “Klondike rush."
“We are informed here that Spain $23; feed meal, $23 per ton.
A Filibuster Released From Jail.
will probably try to please the Ameri
Barley—Rolled or ground, per ton,
Philadelphia, Oct. 11.—Cpatain J.
can government by offering us auton $22; whole, $22.
H. H. Wiborg was released from prison
omy more or less ample. I need not
Fresh Meats—Choice dressed beef,
tonight, after serving a 16 months* sen
tell you, my friend, that we laugh at steers, 6c; cows, 5>^c; mutton sheep,
tence for carrying, on the Danish
such offers, for already we are at the 5@5J^c; pork, 7c; veal, small, 6.
steamship Horsa, a filibustering expedi
hour of our liberation. Snould Spain
Fresh Fish—Halibut, 5c; salmon,
tion to Cuba. There was a fine of $300
seriously offer us autonomy, it would 8 %c; salmon trout, 7@10c; flounders
and costs, $500 in all, attached to the
prove the full extent of her weakness, and sole, 3@4; ling cod, 4@5; rock
term of imprisonment, but Captain
and we will fight with renewed ardor cod, 5c; smelt, 2)^@4c.
Wiborg could not raise the money.
until she shall recognize our independ
The term expired last Saturday, but
San Francisco Market«.
ence. Imagine our delight should Spain
Wool—Choice foothill, 8@12c; San this default would have added 30 days
thus confirm us in our belief that the
Joaquin, 6 months’ 5@7c; do year’s to his confinement, but a popular sub
end is fast approaching.
scription, headed by a local newspaper,
“Tell the American government that staple, 7@9c; mountain, 10@12c; Ore
raised the money, and the captain waa
to enter into diplomatic discussion with gon, 12@14c i>er pound.
restored to his wife and children.
Hope—ll@14c per pound.
Spain in the hope that we will accept
Millstuffs — Middlings,
autonomy is useless.
Colorado Forest Fires.
simply thank it for its trouble, but California bran, $14@ 15 per ton.
Estes Park, Colo., Oct. 11.—Forest
manfully decline to end the war on
fires are raging in the timber southwest
such terms. We know that both silverskin, 90c@$l per cental.
Immense volumes ot
Butter—Fancy creamery, 37@28c;do of this city.
Palma and you have often made this
smoke darken the sky. Unless there is
plain to the American government and
a storm the destruction will be enor
public, but we wish you to reaffirm it.” I good to choice, 20@22c per pound.
Eggs—Store, 18@24c; ranch, 81 @
Drowned In the Clearwater.
One ExpertItloH Failed.
83c; Eastern, 14@16; duck, 20c per
Lewiston, Idaho, Oct. 11. — Ira Cow
Havana, Oct. 11.—According to the dozen.
Cheese—Fancy mild, new, 9^c; fair an, of Plaza, Spokane county, waa
bulletins issued today from the head
drowned in the Clearwater river today.
quarters of the Spaniards, a govern to good, 7@8c per pound.
While crossing with a band of horaee,
Potatoes—New, in boxes, 40@ 80c.
ment force has ambushed and captured
Citrus fruit—Oranges, Valencias, his horse reared up and fell backward*
a boat having on board 207 boxee of
ammunition which the troops found , $1.50@8;Mexican limes, $firstname.lastname@example.org;Cali- with him. The body has not been re
ashore. Both of these lots of ammuni fornis lemons, fancy,$2.50;do common, covered.
tion, it is stated, belonged to an expe $1@2 per box.
Victim« of the Quebec Fire«.
Hay—Wheat,$12@ 15; wheat and oat,
dition which landed at the mouth of
Oct. 11. — Word come* from
the river Ari ano, in theditarict of Cien- $11 @14; oat, $10@12; river barley, Casselean tonight that four more bodies
foegoe, province of Sant* Clara, re $7@8; best barley. $10@12; alfalfa, have been found there, victim* of th»
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Died of the Glanders.
Chehalis, Wash., Oct. 11.—W. W.
Jordan, the second victim of the gland
ers, died this morning at his residence,
after a brave fight of nearly a month
against the disease. Everything was
done by the physician in charge, and
the A. O. U. W. lodge, of which he
was a member, and it was thought at
times that, on account of his vigorous
Explonlon In a Mine.
constitution, he might be able to pull
Baker City, Or., Oct. 12.—This af through, but he was compelled to suc
ternoon, at 4 o’clock, an explosion of cumb.
giant powder occurred in the 600-foot
Our Foreign Trade.
level of the Virtue mine, killing J. P.
Washington, Oct. 11.—The bureau
Maddox and injuring several other
miners. The cause of the explosion of statistics has issued a table showing
was the dropping of a lighted candle in imports and exports for August; the
first fulll month under the new tariff
the powder magazine.
These figures show for that month
To Settle It Finally.
Constantinople, Oct. 12.—The sultan the largest exports of domestic merchan
has appointed the minister of foreign dise of any August in the history of the
affairs, Tewfik Pasha, as the plenipo government. The exports were $79,-
tentiary of Turkey to negotiate the 490.264,against $66,689,981 for August,
peace treaty with Greece.
Grape Thieve« Shot.
Jumped the Track.
St. Louis, Oct. 11.—John Jackson, |
employed in the Tudor iron works in
Seattle, Oct. 12.—This afternoon an
East St. Louis, was terribly burned electric car on Third avenue jumped
last night while at work. He was guid the track and plunged down a 10-foot
ing a red-hot bar of iron as it came out embankment. The car contained about
of the rollers.
Suddenly the bar 25 passengers, but none ot them were
twisted, and before Jackson could es seriously injured.
cape, had pushed him against a heavy
Struck bjr an Electric Car.
stand, where, by the force of the roll
ers it slowly encircled him. The smoke
Detroit, Oct. 12.—Thomas McGraw,
and the odor of hie burning body filled an aged capitalist, was struck by an
the room. Before he was rescued be electric car today, sustaining injuries
was terribly burned.
from which he cannot recover.
Fresno, Cal., Oct. 11.—Willie Patti
son, aged 17, employed to protect the
Reese vineyards from grape thieves,
and armed with a shotgun, today shot
and fatally injured Dennett Doland
and Bobby Murray, who were stealing
grapes. Murray is Pattison’s cousin^
Pattison is in jail.
Professor E. C. Pickering, of the
Harvard Observatory, announces the
discovery of 142 new double stars in
the southern skiee.
Decisive Action Has Not Yet
Blanco Will Succeed Him a« Captala»