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Fate of Newspapers and
Statesmen in France.
Army Officers Expelled, Lawyer» Dis
barred and Correspondents Warned
— What It Will Terminate in.
Paris, Feb. 28.—The new dictator
ship has decided to suppress the free
dom of speech and the freedom of the
This decision was announced by
Meline in the chamber of deputies this
Four newspapers tonight were noti
fied that uiiuless they cease discussing
the Dreyfus campaign tomorrow they
will be rigorously prosecuted.
A number of corresjamdents of for
eign newspapers were warned that un
less they abandon their hostile dis
patches they will be expelled from
It is even asserted that Blowitz, the
correspondent of the London Times,
was also warned.
Because of hie courageous action
as an officer in the war department
and in the Zola trial, Colonel Picquart,
by a decree issued tonight.was expelled
from the army and placed under three
years of police surveillance.
The lawyer who advised him has
been suspended from the bar.
Esterhazy has received official per
mission to prosecute Mathieu Dreyfus.
The announcement was made that
more rigorous measures of the same
high-handed policy will soon be prom
Concluding his official warn ing, Me
“I trust it will be understood that if
the agitation continues after yester
day’s verdict we shall be in the pres
ence of a party issue. Enough evil has
■already been done internally.
life of the nation has been checked.
A part of tiie foreign press denounces
us. This must be stopped, in the in
terests of peace, of the army, and of
our foreign relations. The government
must deal with the wound it desires
to heal, and it will impose silence
upon everybody. It will take such dis
ciplinary measures as
stances demand. Nobody can continue
the agitation in good faith, and after
tomorrow the government will sup
press all attempts to continue it. Tiie
government is applying the laws at its
disposal, and if the weapons are insuffi
cient, it will ask for more.” (Great
tumult). ‘‘The vote of this house will
prove that when patriotism is involved,
there are no parties. Everybody ral
lies under that flag.”
Desperate Attempt of Would-Be-A»ia»«
silts, Who Escaped.
Costa Rica and Nicaragua Apparently
I'pon tiie \erge of War.
Athens, March 1.—An unsuccessful
attempt was made today to assassinate
King George. The king was returning
from Phaleron, at 5 o’clock in the
evening in a landau, accompanied by
the Princess Maria, when two men,
who were hidden in a ditch alongside
the road, opened tire with guns upon
the occupants of the carriage. The
first Bhot missed, but the second wound
ed a footman in the arm. The coach
man whipped up his horses and the
royal party dashed away at a gallop.
The miscreants fired seven more shots
after them, none of which took effect,
and the king and the princess returned
to the palace unhurt.
The king states that one of the assas
sins was dressed in gray clothing, and
his majesty declares he could easily
identify him. When the seoond shot
whizzed past the carriage, the king
rose and stood in front of his daughter,
in order to shield her. One of the
horses was slightly wounded. One of
the assailants knelt in the middle of
the road and aimed straight at the
king, who noticed that the man’s hand
was shaking. The shot missed, and the
king had a clear view of this man, who
his majesty says was barely 20 years
old. He continued to fire after the
carriage until it was out of range. His
companion did not leave the ditch.
New York, Feb. 28.—A dispatch to
the Herald from Panama save: Ad
vices received today from Costa Rica
state that at a banquet given on Sun
day night, Fieeident Iglesias said the
situation between Costa Rica and Nic
aragua is such that war is inevitable.
Further adviceB from Costa Rica say
that on February 20 there was a largo
I>opular demonstration in which more
than 5,000 persons showed their ap
proval of the attitude of the govern
ment toward Nicaragua, and more
troops were sent on February 20 to the
Hostilities with Nicaragua
are expected at any moment. Many
prominent members of the American
colony have offered to aid the govern
ment with men and money.
them. James Bennett, offered to give
$60,000. The French colony has also
promised to take up arms in defense of
Costa Rica in the event of war.
Since the unsuccessful revolution
broke out in Nicaragua on February 5,
which President Zelaya charges the
Costa Rican government with aiding,
there has been little communication
with the Costa Rican capital.
sages sent from here are in plain lan
guage at sender’s risk and subject to
A special commissioner arrived at
Colon a few days ago with a dispatch
Replies were sent
to Port Limon by the steamship New-
port. It is stated that the same com
missioner had a private conference
with the government authorities here.
His object is to enlist Colombia on
Costa Rica’s side should the Greater
Republic of Central America or the
triple alliance declare war against ber.
Havana, Feb. 28.—The wreck of the
Maine is slowly but surely sinking into
Before the hull can be
raised it will be necessary to move the
guns and deck debris.
For lack of
proper appliances, practically nothing
in this line has been accomplished.
The cloudy weather and rain made
the work of the divers unsatisfactory
today, and very little was done. It is
said that a hole has been made by the
divers in one of the forward hatches,
and it is hoped that a number of bodies
will be recovered.
The court of inquiry sat longer than
nsual today, the six divers being exam
ined more in detail than heretofore.
At the afternoon session the examina
tion of the divers was continued.
civilian whose testimony is said to be
of importance, was also examined.
The name of the witness and all partic.
ulars of the evidence are withheld.
Late today, the paymaster’s safe,
with $22,500, and his papers, was
tarn'll from the wreck.
no statement is made as to the value
and nature of the contents. A large
quantity of water ran out when the safe
was raised above the surface.
The complaint is stffl made that the
electric lamps are of little use to the
divers, as the light is faint and uncer
tain, and to hold them takes one of the
They have assuredly |
proved of little value in the present
So far as reports made public go,
workmen on the Right Arm with the
assistance of the naval divers are labor- j
ing hard to recover the bodies under |
the hatch which led to the fireroom
platforms. It is hoped the bodies will
be taken out tomorrow.
The Havana papers print long ex
tracts from the American papers but of
course only of delayed news.
Americans are anxiously waiting the
arrival of tomorrow’s mail.
Consul-General Lee says be has re
ceived no news of importance from the
The Spanish cruiser Alfonso XIII has
been towed to a buoy further within
the harbor to make room for the cruiser
Vizcaya which is expected here tomor
row or the next day from New York.
The wounded are reported as doing
The wrecking tug Right Arm is
engaged in removing such parts of the
wreck as it is possible to handle in ad-1
vance of the arrival of strong tugs and
derricks from the north. It is believed j
the divers from the fleet and Right I
Arm will remain at work when the'
Mangrove leaves. The Fern will be I
the only Untied States vessel in the
harbor after the Mangrove goes.
The Oregon Struck by a Terrific Gale iu
Seattle, March 1.—The steamer To
peka arrived here tonight from Juneau.
The officers of the Topeka report that
in a terrific wind storm at Juneau last
Sunday the steamship Oregon was
blown ashore on Juneau flats. She
was lying in Juneau harbor at anchor
when the gale struck her, and, after
straining at her anchors for some time,
she began to drag, and then at tremen
dous speed she was hurled on the flats.
Several horses were thrown heavily
against the side of the vessel as she
struck, and some were killed. All
| day she lay in that position, the pas
sengers suffering terribly, as during the
j gale a dense snow storm raged. The
thermometer registered 8 degrees below
zero, and the fierce wind was piercing
cold. When the gale abated, at high
tide, the vessel was floated. Fortun
ately, the flats are soft, and the Oregon
suffered no injury.
Anchored Oft’ the Newfoundland Banka
With Shaft Broken.
Hour of Triumph Near
New York, Feb. 28.—A dispatch to
the Tribune from Havana Bays: In
the uncertainty of the relations with
the United States, the imjiortance of
the recent action of the autonomist
party is overlooked. Its central com
mittee has formally approved the plan
which is a confession of the failure of
the present scheme of autonomy and an
offer to the insurgents to concede every
thing except the withdrawal of the
Its significance is in the fact that
SenorGovin, of the autonomist cabinet,
was a leading spirit in the meeting,
and offered the resolutions for treating
with the insurgents, which contain a
series of propositions outlined by Bibra
two weeks ago when the radical auton
omist party was formed. These cover
everything but independence.
The transignetes are still hostile to
the government. Among them the
Maine inquiry is adding to the smother
ed anti-American feeling. The author
ities profess ability to hold it in check.
New York, March 1.—The Holland-
American line steamer Rotterdam, from
Rotterdam, arrived at quarantine to
night, with Third Officer George Uns-
worth and nine seamen of the overdue
French liner La Champagne, who were
picked up from a lifeboat Thursday,
February 24, in latitude 43.10 north,
A CUT AT SAN FRANCISCO.
NINE LIVES LOST.
longitude 57 west. The men, when
iihe Canadian Pacific Makes Low Kate taken aboard the Rotterdam, were in a
to the Eaat.
helpless condition, having been in the A T< nement House in Charleston, S. C.,
Burns With Fatal Results.
San Fran<;i. co, Feb. 28.—The Cana ship’s lifeboat for six days and nights.
Charleston, S. C., Feb. 28.—Nine
dian Pacific threw a bombshell into the The men were all more or less frost
lives were lost in a fearful fire which
camp of the American railroad agents bitten.
Unsworth stated that La Champagne raged for a short time here this morn
this morning by announcing that tick
ets would be sold from San Francisco broke her tail-end shaft Thursday, Feb ing. At 2:10 A. M., a policeman on
to New York via Vancouver at $40 ruary 17, at 5 P. M., in latitude 45.27, duty noticed big sparks flying from the
first-class and $80 second-class. The longitude 51.52. The steamer being tenement house at 160 Church street.
lowest first-class rates by the Central i helpless, Captain Perrott anchored. The officer found that a blaze was is
and Union Pacific are $79. Agents The steamer was on the edge of the suing from one of the windows on the
here say that east-bound business by Newfoundland banks, and there being a first floor. The doors were broken open
the Canadian road is slight at this sea possibility of the steamer not being ami the family on that floor rushed out
son, and they don't feartdemora)izution, picked up in her position, Captain Per without injury. Somebody yelled that
but they recognize the danger to Klon rott decided to send a lifeboat in search a family of women were sleeping on
the third floor. The police rushed up
dike business if these rates are enforced of assistance.
La Champagne carried 304 passen stairs and when they reachd the top
in the East. In fact, the Southern
Pacific will have to meet the cut or see gers, and was nearly two weeks overdue. floor the lifesaving work was stopped
by the flames, which seemed to be over
all Klondike travel go to Victoria and
the entire floor. Screams from dying
Seattle. Everything depends on the
BURNED AT SEA.
women were beard, and Officer Bagley
Chicago meeting. If the Canadian Pa
cific cannot be placated then the South Terrible Experience of Crew and Pag- rushed in and pulled out three charred
bodies. The quick work of the fire
senders of Steamer Legislator.
ern Pacific will be compelled to cut the
checked the flames, but not
piesent rates nearly in half.
Boston, March 1. — The British
Crushed to Death.
steamer Legislator, Captain Tennant, until nine lives had been lost. The
San Francisco, Feb. 28.—Charles bound from Liverpool for Colon, was dead are: Mrs. Rebecca Knickmeyer,
Lapan, superintendent of construction burned at sea February 16, in latitude Albert O’Neil, Caswell O’Neil, Joseph
on the Call building, was instantly 31:23 north, longitude 44:10 west. ine Knickmeyer, 7 years old; Katie
killed this afternoon, in the freight The fire broke out February 13, and Knickmeyer, 19 years old; Leona
elevator on the Third-street side of the burned fiercely for three days, during Knickmeyer, 9 years old, Francis
which time Fireman Thomas Roberts Knickmeyer, 6 years old, Lillie Knick
Lappan was at work in the base- was burned to death, Second Officer meyer, 3 years old; a baby of Mrs.
Knickmeyer, 1 month old.
meut, and stepped on the freight eleva James Bateman and Seaman William
tor. It is believed he pulled the wrong Angell were drowned by the capsizing
rope, and when the elevator started up, I of a boat, Third Officer Martin and
attempted to jump out. His body was Steward John Gaffney went adrift in a The Process Described in the Electrical
caught between the floor of the eleva boat, and Chief Cook Fred E. Lee,
tor and the first floor and was terribly crazed by fearful burns, jumped over
New York, Feb. 28.—The Electrical
crushed. Death must have been in board. The rest of the crew of 30 Review will publish today the first
stantaneous, for his whole chest was men, with two passengers, Dr. Morti authentic account of branding fur seals
crushed to a pulp.
mer and wife, of London, were rescued I by electricity to prevent the destruc
by the fruit Bteamer Flowergate and tion of the female seals. The article is
Will Not Sell Cuba.
London, Feb. 28.—The Standard’s brought to this port, arriving here to written by Elmer E. Farmer, of Stan
Madrid correspondent says that he has day. Four of the crew, Chief Engineer ford university, who accompanied the
found by an exhaustive canvass that all Traugber, Second Engineer John Hol United States fur seal commission to
parties are amazed and indignant at den, Fourth Engineer Robert Milne and I the Pribyloff islands last August,
the suggestion that Spain should sell Charles Ibbittson, were so severely in when the experiment was tried.
Cuba, saying that it meant that the jured that they were taken to the ma
The electrical apparatus consists of
monarchy would be menaced by an ir- rine hospital upon arriving at this port. a small dynamo operated|by a gasoline
resistable popular movement supported Holden is not expected to live.
engine and a branding cautery simi
by the army and navy. The financiers
lar to that used by physicians. The
Seven Young People Killed.
make the practical objection that, as
young female sealB were marked by
Chicago, March 1. — An omnibus drawing the hot platinum cautery
the Cuban debt is almost entirely held
by Spaniards, the price suggested containing nine persons, eight of whom across the back, which resulted in de
would not satisfy half the compensa were young men and women, who were stroying the fur so that even if the seal
tion required. None of the ministers on their way to attend a party in the were afterward killed the commercial
hotel at Blue Island, was struck by a value of the tur would be destroyed.
would entertain the suggestion.
Grand Trunk passenger train at the
It is probable that the experiments
Shipments From Canadian Points.
Western avenue crossing south of Blue will be carried further by means of im
Ottawa, Feb. 28.—The Canadian Island, at 9 o’clock tonight, and six of proved electrical apparatus.
government has decided to permit Can the pleasure-seekers were kill«! almost
adian goods to be shipped from Van instantly. None escaped serious in
A writer in the Fortnightly Review
couver and Victoria in American ves jury. The train was running at a high thinks that 55,000 farmers, each with
sels free of duty by 8L Michaels to the rate of speed, and approached the cros a 100-acre farm in Canada, could sup
Yukon for the ooming season. An or sing after rounding a sharp curve.
ply all the wheat England needs.
der to this effect has l*een sent to the
Alfred Tpnny»on'i Brother.
customs office on the coast. The order
Wound Around the Shaft.
applies to the Yukon route by St. Mi
London, March 1.—Frederick Ten
Pendleton, Or., Feb. 28.-—Clarence
chaels, ami does not include Skagway. nyson, eldest brother of the late poet Dupuie, aged 22, was fatally hurt by ;
laureate, died yesterday.
being wound around the ehaft at the j
Tacoma, Feb. 28.—The Midnight
woolen mill late last night. Dupuis |
Sun is the name of a tiny craft about
The Nunes Filibusters.
was employed in the picxer-room, and
to sail for Alaska from Tacoma. The
Tampa, Fla., March 1.—General went below to remove a belt without
boat is flat bottomed, 24 feet long, 6 Emile Nunez, Dr. Nunez, J. Ecartava, waiting for the machinery to stop. A
feet wide and 2 feet deep, provided John O’Brien and five members of the . set pin in the shaft caught his blouse,
with ii<le paddle-wheels, a two-horse last Cuban expedition, arrived here j whirled him over and over, breaking ,
power boiler and a steam engine. Only thia afternoon from Key West. Mr. I many bones and hurting him internal
her two owners will go in her with Ecartaya reports matters on the island ! ly, so that ha died several hours after
as satisfactory to the Cuban cause.
Plant Line Said to Be Prepared to Land
Troops iu Havana.
Tampa Fla. Feb. 28.—Although the
officials of the company have not so
stated publicly, nearly everybody here
understands that the Plant system has
completed arrangements for the trans
portation of troops and munitions of
war to Havana on short notice. All of
the ships have been placed in condition
for an emergency.
Should war be de
clared it is said that the company has
perfected plans to land a large body of
troops in Havana within 36 hours after
their arrival at this place. Troops can
be transported from Washington and
New York to this port in from 24 to 30
hours. The company has also made ar
rangements it is said to land promptly
men and arms at Key West ami all
strategic points on the coast of Florida
and at Mobile.
BATTLESHIPS TO BE LAUNCHED
An Important Event to Occur at New
port News Soon.
Richmond, Va., Feb. 28.—The offi
cers of the Newport News shipyard an
nounce tla.it the double launching of
the battleships Kentucky and Kearsage
will take place March 24, and will be
the first double launching of first-class
battle-ships in the world.
Governor Bradley and staff will come
from Kentucky, and Miss Christine j
Bradley will christen the Kentucky!
with a bottle of water taken from the
spring from which Abraham Lincoln ,
drank when a boy, while Mrs.Winslow,
wife of Lieutenant Wilson, U. 8. N.,
will stand sponsor for the Kearsarge.
The ships could be put in commission
in six months if necessary, but the con
tractors have no hurry orders.
The Illinois, the third big battle-Bhip
building at Newport News, is only a
month or two behind the others.
Spaniards Eager for War.
London Feb. 28.—According to a
special dispatch from Madrid reisirts
received there from the United States
to the effect that public opinion in the
latter country is becoming more ex
cited owing to the impression that the
Maine disaster was not due to accident
are “restirring popular feeling here (in
Madrid) and the conviction is increasing
in ministerial circles that the worst
must be expected.”
j; Continuing the dispatch says: ‘‘The
government has no choice if the United
States adopts a threatening attitude for
the prospect of war is popular with all I
parties and the more excitable newspa
pers are already urging the government
to take measures to enable Spain to
strike the first and decisive blow.”
Town Nearly Destroyed.
Tacoma, Wash., Feb. 28.—Floods
and avalanches have partly destroyed
the town of Monte Cristo, situated in
the heart of the Cascade mountains.
The railroad connecting the place with
Everett has been washed ont, and the
lack of railroad connections has caused
the concentrator and the part of the
Monte Cristo ^ines which John D.
Rockefeller owns to shut down.
ARID AND SEMI-ARID LAND.
A Study of Condition» in the
There is a work going on in connec
tion with the geological surveys of the
government that is of interest to the
nation at large, also to the world in
general. This is known as the hydro
graphic department, and relates to rec
lamation pf arid lands by means of
irrigation. What has been known as
the great American Desert, and so des
ignated on the maps up to a generation
of time ago, was not desert in the nor
mal sense of jiossessing no soil, but be
cause of the lack of water to make its
soil available. The object of the gov
ernment is to make practical teste,
based on scientific fact, to discover how
arid lands can be made to produce har
vests and so become homes for millions
In the states of Oregon, Washington
and Idaho are wide areas that are cap
able of development, if water can be
had to stimulate the soil. We may
suppose that sagebrush land is worth
less, but wherever sagebrush grows the
soil is good and generally deep. There
is so much of what we call desert in
the North Pacific region that the citi
zens of these states are specially inter
est«! in the subject of irrigation. In
regard to Oregon half the area of the
state is arid, and two-thirds of all east
of the Cascades. Whatever will re
deem our arid lands will add greatly to
the future wealth and prosperity of the
From Mr. Bobb, who has lately re
turned from a season in the North Pa
cific states, it is learned that at the re
quest of a local engineer he investigat
ed the water supply of the Dungeness
district, on the Sound, where there is
shortage of water for crops in June,
July and August. He placed stations
on the Dungenness, Elwha and Soldeck,
to ascertain what supply can at that
season be depended on for irrigating
ditches, in case private capital desires
to make such investment.
In Eastern Washington gauge sta
tions are located as follows: One each
on the Spokane, Natchess, Wenatchee
and Palouse, and three on the Yakima.
He also made mountain surveys for
reservoir sites to save water through
the rainy season for use in summer, as
is done in the San Bernardino moun
tains in Southern California.
In Oregon the work has but com
menced, though there ¡ b far more arid
land in that state than in Washington.
A station is established at Gibbon, on
the Umatilla, not far from the hot
springs; another on the Malheur; one
on the Owyhee, in the extreme north
east. Mr. Bobb expressed much inter
est in Hood river valley, where is a
station, for he saw its wonderful fruits;
there is also a station on the Deschutes.
Idaho offers greater opportunity for
irrigation than Oregon, as she has
mountain ranges and various riverB.
Stations are on the Weiser, Boise, Pay
ette, Port Neuf, Bear river, and at
Montgomery’s ferry, on Snake. As
this work is comparatively recent, re
sults have not as yet been so clear and
certain as at other districts.
When we estimate the immense area
of arid lands and know that, not in
cluding Alaska, one-third of the
United States remains still public do
main, and that the greater portion of
this is arid land rich in soil, but with
out water supply, the immense import
ance of this work is apparent. The in
terest these gentlemen take in their
work is apparent from the kindness
with which they furnish information.
Take the North Pacific states and
estimate the area of arid lands, and
the result is surprising. In Eastern
Washington there is an area of 6,000,-
000 of acres requiring water supply to
become productive. Eastern Oregon
is yet larger, and has a much greater
proportion of what is called desert,
save that flocks and herds graze over it
when water can be had at all.
Idaho has vast areas to the south and
some on the north, but facilities for
water supply are present in its various
streams. The two states—Idaho and
Oregon—must have 15,000,000 of acres
arid, making a total of over 20,000,000
in the three states, that can be trans
formed to homes, if water can work its
mag io there.
There are also extensive natural
basins where water can be had by bor
ing artesian wells, by which means
much land can be made productive.
While the government does not practic
ally experiment by boring such wells,
its agents study the results attained by
private enterprise, and have maps, as
for instance, of the Pueblo district of
Colorado—to show how great an area
surface has an underflow that can
come to the surface; also where water
supply can be had for pumping.
When we know that a quarter-sect’on
of land will make a home for a family,
an<l take the arid acreage of the three
North Pacific states for a basis of esti
mate; if one quarter of this area can be
redeemed, it will furnish homes for
87,500 families and support a popula
tion of 250,000 people. Take the arid
portions of Oregon and Idaho, and it
means that from 500,000 to 750,000
people can find productive farms if the
arid lands of these states can be re
claimed. The towns, cities and in
dustries naturally pertaining will sup
port 1,000,000 total.
This work is furnishing valuable
facts on which to base reclamation of
the arid lands of this continent, which
is one of the most important questions
for our statesmen to consider.
Priceless Boon to Our Follower».
Of course all this vast extent of arid
territory cannot be made available for
farms and homes, but very much of it
| can be, and the work of experiment
and discovery that goes on so constant
ly may discover more means for such
The rapid growth of
population will soon exhaust all lands
fit for homesteads. To add this arid
area to our productive domain will be a
In 1897 Ohio furnished almost 37,- priceless boon to those who are to fol
000 tons of grindstones.
Trade Coudillone In the beading Cltlae
of the World.
It begins to look as if Leiter, for all
his impudence in ignoring the advice of
Tom, Dick, Harry and other old time
speculators, knew something about run
ning a wheat deal.
Where wheat will
get to is beyond anybody's ken.
Armour says there is no reason why it
should not be put to $1.50. He adds he
is a believer in high prices for another
year. Leiter talks $1.25. No human
being can forecast a market with cer
tainty, for it would be no market if
such a thing were possible. Leiter ap
preciates this or he would not now lie
marketing his cash holding. The s|>ec-
ulators with widest experience agree
that the Leiter control is as complete
as anything human could be.
has never been a time, though, and
never will be, when there are not con
tingencies enough about the wheat sit
uation to keep it exciting. The Leiter
wheat interest continues larger than
any that ever existed before. It was
deemed extraordinary early in February
that he should extend his purchases
into May. lie has not stopped at that.
He has gone into July. His risks on
his cash lines in the pit have t>een re
duced by his recent sales, but his line
in the pit have been increased. The
whole effort has been of late to cheapen
the average holding, and it would look
as if success had attended that Leiter
has lost more or less wheat on “calls.”
What he has done in the pit is mere
guses work. The “talent” believe his
May line a very commanding one, some
where between 5,000,000 bushels and
10,000,000 bushels. His accumulations
of July wheat last week might easily
have reached 2,500,000 bushels, per
haps double that. The figures seem
grandiose. Leiters’ ideas of quanti
ties are, however, different from the
ordinary trades. It will be no exag
geration, in the estimation of any pro
fessional in this market, to put Leiter’s
interest, with all his recent cash sales,
at 20,000,000 bushels. His present
profits, on paper, must be astounding,
easily $2,000,000, perhaps double that.
If Leiter continues to be favored to
the end as he has been in the past the
story of bis huge wheat operations will
read like an oriental one, the plans too
magnificent, the results too extraordi
nary to be everyday.
Wheat—Walla Walla, 74@75c; Val
ley and Bluestem, 77 @ 78c per bushel.
Fl iur—Best grades, $3.85; graham,
$3.80; superfine, $2.25 per barrel.
Oats—Choice white, 86 @ 87c; choice
gray, 88 @ 34c per bushel.
Barley—Feed barley, $19 @20; brew
ing, $20 per ton.
Millstiffs—Bran, $19 per ton; mid
dlings, $24; shorts, $20.
$10@ll; California wheat, $10; do
oat, $11; Oregon wild hay, $9 @10 per
Eggs—10t£@llSc per dozen.
Butter—Fancy creamery, 50@55c;
fair to good, 45@50c; dairy, 85@ 45c
Cheese — Oregon,
America, 18@14c; California, 9@10o
Poultry—Chickens, mixed, $4.00@
4.50 per dozen; hens, $email@example.com;
geese, $firstname.lastname@example.org; ducks, $email@example.com
per dozen; turkeys, live, ll@12c per
Potatoes—Oregon Burbanks, 40@50c
per sack; sweets, $1.75@2 per cental.
Onions—Oregon, $firstname.lastname@example.org per
Hops—4@16c per pound for new
crop; 1896 crop, 4@6c.
Wool—Valley, 14 @ 16c per pound;
Eastern Oregon, 7@12c; mohair, 20
@22c per pound.
Mutton—Gross, best sheep, wethers
7o; spring lambs, 54c per pound.
Hogs—Gross, choice heavy, $4.25;
light and feeders, $email@example.com; dressed,
$firstname.lastname@example.org per 100 pounds.
Beef—Gross, top steers, $email@example.com;
cows. $2.50; drdSsed beef, 64@7c per
Veal—Large, firstname.lastname@example.org; small, 6@
7c per pound.
Butter — Fancy native creamery,
brick. 27c; ranch, 22 @ 23c.
Cheese—Native Washington, 13c;
Eggs—Fresh ranch, 18c.
Poultry—Chickens, live, per pound,
hens, 12c; spring chickens, $2.50@
8 00; ducks, $email@example.com.
Wheat—Feed wheat, $23 per ton.
Oats—Choice, per ton, $23.
Corn—Whole, $23; cracked, per ton,
$23; feed meal, $23 per ton.
Barley—Rolled or ground, per ton,
$28; whole, $22.
Hay—Puget sound, new, per ton,
$12© 14; Eastern Washington timothy,
! $18; alfalfa, $12.
Fresh Meats—Choice dressed beef,
steers, 7 4c; cows, 64c; mutton sheep,
84c; pork, 64c; veal, small, 8.
Fresh Fish—Halibut, 6@7c: salmon,
3c; salmon trout, 10c; flounder*
and sole, 8@4; ling cod, 4@5; rock cod,
5c; smelt, 2'ÿ@4c.
Freeh Fruit—Apples, 50c@$1.75 per
box; pears, 25@75c per box; orange*,
navels, $2 @8 per box.
San Francisco Market.
Wool—Nevada 11 @ 18c; Oregon, 12
@14c; Northern 7@8o per pound.
Hops—124@174c per pound.
Millstuffs—Milidlings, $22@25; Cal
ifornia bran, $17.50@ 18.50 per ton.
Onions—silverskin, $firstname.lastname@example.org per
Eggs—Store, 11 @ 114c; ranch, 11 %
@12 4c; Eastern, 18@19; duck, 14c per
Cheese—Fancy mild, new, 104c; fair
to good, 7@8c per pound..
Butter—Fancy creamery, 22,4 c; do
good to choice, 18@19c per pound.
Fresh Fruit—Apples, 25c@$1.25 per
large box; grapes, 25@40c; Isabella,
60@75c; peaches, 50c@$l; pears 75c;
$1 per box; plums, 20@35c.