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CIlMMÍRCE OI AMERICA
Sending of Reinforcements May Cause
Them to Quit.
Washington, April 22.—The deter
to send regulars to take the
Asiatic Markets Await Our mination
places of volunteers in the Philip
pines is believed to have a dampening
Extension of Trade.
effect upon those who aie encouraging
tiie Filipinos by their utterances in
this country. The Filipinos are no
GREATEST PENDING QUESTION
fools, and if their leaders see that the
United States means business, they
If the order for call-
President J. J. Hill Says One Great will seek terms.
Need Is I .ower Duties ou Imports i ing out the 85,000 provisional army
was issued, it would have a good effect,
From the Orient.
not only upon the Filipino leaders, but
the Cubans who may be inclined to
St. Paul, Minn., April 22.—Presi j make trouble.
dent J. J. Hill, of tbe Great Northern
The volunteers are coming home,
railway, is greatly interested in tbe and, according to previous orders, the
Japanese and Oriental trade, and has Oregon men will be among the first to
in tbe past and is now trying to bring return. Under the law, all volunteers
about closet relations between the should have been released from service
Uni’ed States and the Far East. He as soon as the peace treaty was signed.
is greatly chagrined that congress Congress provided for this by authoriz
should have neglected to foster this ing the enlistment of 35,000 men to
trade, and attributes the indifference take the place of the volunteers. The
displayed to the intervention of inter war department’s plans first contem
ests on the Atlantic. Mr. Hill is plated keeping the state volunteers in
earnest and hard-working in hie service and avoiding tiie necessity of a
efforts to further his cherished scheme provisional army. The advice of mili
of maintaining and operating a line of tary men is to the effect that this
Oriental steamships, and his trip tc plan is absurd, and the authority
London now is said to be for the pur granted by congiess will have to be
pose of completing negotiations for s used.
line of British steamers for this trade.
Regulars for the Philippines.
“It is a shatne,” he declares, “that
Washington, April 22.—Nine thous
British vessels should be loaded with
American cargoes," but it appears tc and of the 14,000 regular troops who
be the only way at present that com are to take tiie places of volunteers in
merce with the Orient may be main Manila have been selected by the war
tained, until such time as congress department, and will begin sailing from
shall find it wise to make it possibl« San Francisco early in June.
for American ships to engage in th«
HE MADE THE PLATES.
‘•My views,” said Mr. Hill “are sc ! Engraver Taylor Tells o/ the Counter
well known on this subject, and they
Philadelphia, April 22.—Arthur
are at variance with so many men, that
I do not care to talk along this line. Taylor and Baldwin S. Bredell, engrav
It would do no good. 1 am in favor ol ers, who were arrested in this city in
low tariff, but the subject is so far- connection with the counterfeiting con
reaching, and, under certain condi spiracy unearthed by the secret service
tions, so inapplicable, that a statement department, were arraigned before
of my views would be misunderstood.” United States Commissioner Edmunds,
Few men not deeply interested in waived a hearing, and were held in
promoting their own welfare can see <20,000 bail.
John E. Wilkie, chief of tiie secret
in Mr. Hill’s ideas anything but per
sonal motives, yet he says that nothing service, testified as to the facts of the
of so great moment is now before the arrest. He testified further that both
American people as the extension of Taylor and Bredell showed an inclina
our commercial relations through the tion to assist the secret service men in
medium of the Pacific. Sentiment arresting the others implicated in the
surely does not enter into calculations conspiracy. Taylor informed him that
which redound to our credit in dollars William M. Jacobs, the Lancaster
and cents, and when Mr. Hil decares cigar manufacturer, who was arrested
that the import duties on silks, teas and yesterday, approached him nearly five
other Japanese and Chinese products years ago with a proposition, which he
are so high as to damage trans-Pacifio accepted, to engrave cigar-stamp plates.
trade, he bases his statement on tbe re For this work Jacobs paid him several
When the first
sult of his study of the subject.
Mr. Hiil merely views the situation set wore out, Taylor made another.
Taylor and Bredell admitted cutting
as a hard-headed, shrewd business
man, who sees a brilliant and wonder the plate from which the famous <100
ful era of progress and prosperity, and “Monroe head” certificate was made.
it appeals and discourages him to know The plate was seized at Kendig’s cigar
that others who have the power tc factory in Lancaster yesterday. Tay
bring about these conditions should be lor told Wilkie that not over <10.000
so indifferent on a matter of such of the <100 certificates had been issued
great importance to the people of this to himself and Bredell. They oould
not say how many revenue stamps were
In a recent ciicular inspired by Mr. printed.
Hill, he shows that, while he is a
Evidence Is Overwhelming.
Democrat who favorB low tariff, he is
Washington, April 22.—The officers
also an expansionist, for he says: of the internal revenue office are un-
“Had it not been for the eye-opening | able to even approximate the amount
power of Dewey’s guns, the Asiatic ' of the counterfeit revenue stamps
trade of the United States might have | made use of by the cigar manufacturers
gone the way of her South American | of Lancaster, Pa., who were arrested
commerce—stolen under her nose by yesterday.
Germany, Franco and other European
A special revenue ggent from Phila
nations. What America emphatically delphia is now in charge of the factor
needs today is more markets. We ies, and as soon as possible will locate
have the, raw material, we have the the supply of blue paper from which
necessary mills and factories, we have the stamps were printed.
tbe skilled labor. Were there a sale
The evidence against all the men
for tiie goods, the output of agricul under arrest, it is said, is overwhelm-
tural products could be immensely in i ing. The maximum term of imprison-
The benefit that would | rnent in such cases is 15 years under
accrue to the whole United States j each indictment, and in most of tbe
would be incalculable.
Thoughtful eases, the secret service agent thinks,
business men are a uuit on believing at least four indictments will be sus-
that to the west lies this new field of ' tai tied by the coutt.
Oriental trade for the possession of
FATE OF GILMORE.
which nations are playing the great
game of diplomacy.”
i Forktown Party May Have Been Killed
Treaty With Orange Free State.
Washington, April 22. — Secretary
Hay, for the government, and Consul-
General D. Pierce, for the Orange Free
State, today exchanged ratifications of
the new treaty of extradition between
the two countries. The new treaty
does not contain the original section I
requiring the surrender of fugitives
from justice who are citizens of the
country where their extradition is j
sought; but, instead, the provision is i
merely permissive, enabling a country i
to surrender its citizens in its discre
Manila, April 22.—It may be that
Lieutenant Gilmore and the 14 men
from the Yorktown lost at Baler were
killed by the Spaniards.
Rios today said the Baler garrison did
not know the war was over between
Spain and the United States, although
an officer was sent in January to notify
them. Thev disbelieved the officer
and feared an attack of insurgents,
Rios does not believe the Spaniards
killed tbe party, as the fort is too far
trom the river, and is beseiged by na
Admiral Dewey says Gilmore and the
men were sent from the Yorktown to
sound the mouth of the river and in
stead went further up above a bend,
ami weie out of sight of the cruiser.
He reinstts to discuss his plans for a
rescue expedition, but one is being
A Parcel Po«t Treaty.
Washington, April 22.—After sev
eral conferences with the minister
from Venezuela, the United States
posoffice officials have entered into an
agreement for a parcel post treaty with
Venezuela. The treaty will be sent
to Venezuela for ratification, and will
Torpedo Steered by IJfht Wave«.
probablv be in operation in three or
New York, April 21. — A dispatch to
The agreement pro
vides that the rate charged per pound the World from London says: Alex
shall be 12 cents, and the number of Orling gave a private demonstration in
London today of his marvelous inven
pounds in a package limited to 11.
tion for steering a torpedo from a dis
A Famoui Indian Scout.
tance. The principal of the Invention
Pendleton, Or., April 22.—Donald consists in the transmission of motor
McKay, probably the most famous In« force by waves of light similar to the
dian scout in all the Northwest coun Roentgen ravs.
try, died at the Umatilla Indian
In one room Mr. Orling fixed up a
Today he was model of a torpedo with a rudder like
buried at tne Catholic Indian mission, a fish tai), controlling it by means of
12 miles from Pendleton, at tbe foot an apparatus in an adjoining chamber
hills of the Blue -mountains, Bev. through two partition walls between
Father Cbianale officiating.
tbe two objects.
Trust at th« Capital.
Washington. April 22.—The Wash
ington Gas Company has been absorb
ed by the street railway and lighting
syndicate, headed by Frederick S.
Stevens, which recently bought up all
eave one of the street railways of the
city, and all the electric light plants.
The gas deal involves an expediture of
about <7,200,000, all of which the syn
dicate obligates itself to pay upon
what is substantially cash teims, thus
closing the deal.
Internal Revenue Receipt«.
IRA« 11 ■ ■
Enemies at Home Trying to
SOME EVIDENCE ACCUMULATED
Telegrams Counseling the Volunteers
to Mutiny Have Been Intercepted —
Discussed by the Cabinet.
Washington, April 24.—The cabinet
today discussed traitors and the laws of
treason in relation to the Philippines.
The president preferred a policy of
liberality and tolerance until recently,
when there came into the possession of
the administration evidence incriminat
ing United States citizens furthering
Certain individuals, it is known to
the government, have been trying not
only to aid Aguinaldo, but weaken the
army by spreading discontent among
the volunteers. Telegraph messages
from anti-expansionists, zealous to
gain political advantage, have been in- j
tercepted, encouraging volunteer offi
cers and men to demand their return ,
from the Philippines on the ground |
that peace has been declared. The
messages even counseled the volunteers
to go to the length of refusing further
to serve in the Philippines.
What tire president will do is not yet
decided. It will not be surprising if a
warning in the shape of a message will
remind the mischief-makers that there
is a serious law against treason which
will be enforced if any further attempt
is made to tamper with the men at the
Au Ignoble Game.
London, April 24.—The Saturday
Review, commenting on Genera) Law
ton’s retirement from the Santa Cruz
district of Laguna de Bay, says:
“Unpatriotic politicians in the Unit
ed States are doing their utmost to
create a panic, in tiie hope that the
Philippines may be abandoned and the
party in power discredited. It is an
ignoble game, and we sincerely trust
it will be unsuccessful. If the Ameri
cans retire from their self-appointed
task, tbe great republic must take the
brand of ‘coward’ as well as tbe brand
of ‘Cain,’ which Lowell declared it
to be marked.”
A Battle Near Bocave.
Instructions to th« Samoan Coinmil«
»loners Have Been t'oinplsted.
Washington. April 20. — Tbe in-
itructions to the Samoan commiesion-
trs have been completed. They are
alike in all essential respects. They
were summed up today by one of the
ligh commissioners substantially as
The commission is given complete
authority to carry on a provisional gov
ernment for Samoa. In doing this the
instructions carefully prescribe the
preservation of order and the security
of life and property as a first requisite.
It is provided that thedutiee of allottl-
sials heretofore exercising authority in
Samoa, eithc by the treaty of Berlin
or in the service of their government,
shall be suspended in order that the
high commission shall have complete
authority over the affairs of the islands.
The commission is required to make re
ports upon a variety of things, includ
ing the recent collisions and causes
leading up to them; also upon the ad
ministration of the islands; the rights
of the several claimants to the king
ship, and as to what changes are desir
able in the methods provided by the
treaty of Berlin. Tbe instructions call
for unanimity in all action. The ac
tion of the commission, when unani
mous, is to be conclusive without refer
endum, except when it suspends a pro
vision of the treaty of Berlin. In that
case, also, a provision of the treaty of
Berlin may be suspended by unanimous
agreement of members, but the suspen
sion is ad referendum, and is not bind
ing until the three governments ap
prove or disapprove it. The instruc
tions are broad enough to include the
present troubles, so that these acute
phases, as well as the general govern
ment of Samoa, will be adjusted.
Secretary Hay entertained the Sa
moan high commission at luncheon at
his residence today. It was the first
time the members of the commission
had come together, and, while the
gathering was quite informal and so
cial, mainly for the purpose of getting
acquainted, yet it afforded an oppor
tunity for discussing the Samoan topic
in its general phases. The commis
sion will be off on its mission tomor
General W heeler Ready to Htart.
Washington, April 24.—General Joe
Wheeler will leave at once for Manila
to be military governor of the city.
Today be notified Leonard Wilson, bis
field secretary, to report at once for
Washington, April 22.—It is under
stood General George B. Davie is to be
the military governor-general of Porto
Rico, to succeed General Henry. Gen
eral Davis is a member of tbe war
court of inquiry.
Lexington, Ky., April 24.—Clay
City. 40 miles east of here, was nearly
destroyed by fire today. Thirteen
buildings are in ruins. Twenty-ons
families are botueleM. Loes, <40,000.
Kentucky Town Burned.
G.urrsl r.o.ng.r Agent ll.lTurd,
th» Prosperity of th» Ba
A Chicago dispatch says: George
fl. Heffoid, general passenger agent of
the Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad,
has just returned from an extensive
tour of the Pacific coast. He reports
tiiat North Pacific coast pointe are just
now expeiiencing a wonderful revival.
All industiies are prospering to an un
The mining in-
| du »try is having a boom. Mineral de-
i posits in Washington, Oregon and
Idaho, which were sciatched over as
[long ago as 1860, are now being sys
tematically worked, and the richness
of tlieit development is proving a genu
ine surprise. British Columbia's min
eral resources are also proving to be
practically inexhaustib'e. While min-
] ing industries are prospering agiicul-
tural interests are also flourishing, and
1 all classes are rejoicing in phenomen
ally good times. Tbe low second-class
colonist rates put in effect by the
Great Notrthern railroad, has resulted
in over 8,000 people going to that ter
ritory so far this year, and the depart
ures from North Pacific towns for
Alaska number 500 per week. North
ern California has had more abundant
rains this spring than for a number of
years past, ami these insure abundant
crops, so that the entire Pacific coast is
-enjoying a period of more than usual
Too Much Adulteration.
The state boaid of horticulture de
sires to call the attention of the fruit
growers of Oregon to the fact that a
large per cetnt of Paris green and other
aisenical preparations used in spraying
are so extensively adulterated as to
make them almost worthless. The
proportions recommended by the board
for the use of Paris green are based
upon at least a purity of 75 per cent,
hence any that falls below this should
be increased in quantity. We desire
also to call attention to the new law,
which provides that all dealers selling
spraying materials must provide a cer
tificate with all quantities sold over
one pound, specifying the pet cent of
purity of material sold. It is against
YUKON BREAKING UP.
the law to sell these splaying mater
ials, without this certificate and it is a
Party of Four Washingtonian« Broke
violation of the law to sell material
Through the Iceland Drowned.
Victoria, April 20. — Men just arrived that does not conform to the certificate.
from the Klondike say that the Yukon If the fruit grower will insist on the
is already breaking up and is flooded execution of this law, and notify the
from Marsh lake up. One party of board of any violations, they will save
four, headed by Stuart, of Snohomish, great loss to themselves. State Board
went through the ice near White Horse of Horticulture, by Henry E. Doicb,
rapids April 2, and were drowned with secretary.
their doge. While the Litkie party,
now here, was crossing Summit lake
The Goldendale railroad committee
last Saturday, John Deland went held a conference Saturday in Golden-
through the Ice and was only resoued dale. Before that body of Klickitat’s
with difficulty. Grave anxiety is ex best citizens appeared President Lytle,
pressed for those on the trail now.
of tbe Columbia Southern, and his
A tangle in titles is reported from chief engineer, A. E. Hammond. The
Atlin, where many Americans located former submitted to the committee a
claims last year, only to be ousted by well-defined proposition to build a rail
the passage of the anti-alien law of this road to Qc'dendale. The conditions
spring. During the winter claim-jump are not made public. Hon. Joseph
ing by the wholesale has been progres Nesbitt, acting chairman of the com
sing, and there aie now three or four mittee. says the conditions are better
disputants for every claim on Spruce than expected, and he has no doubt
and Pine creeks. Some of the Ameri that Goldendale will have a railroad in
cans are taking British partners to hold the near future. The railway survey
now in progress has not been complet
ed, ami the committee is powerless to
ELEVEN FISHERMEN LOST.
act in the matter of acquiring the right
of way, which is one of the conditions
Schooner W recked With
of the proposition.
Manila, April 24.—At 6 o’clock this
morning, three South Dakota com
panies marched from Bocave, and in
conjunction with three companies of
the Minnesota regiment from Guiginto,
north of Bocave, encountered a rebel
force numbering fully 500, when .two
miles out. The rebels retired three
miles in fairly good older, in spite of
the fact that they suffered heavy losees.
The Americans, having exhausted their
ammunition, were compelled to re
turn to their camps. The heat is in
tense. At noon the thermometer regis
tered 95 degrees and tbe mercury was
still rising. There were several pros
trations from heat among the troops,
but only one man was wounded. La
ter, army tugs opened fire on the en
emy along the river banks.
The rebels are unusually active 1
from Maídos as far as Calumpit. I
They have been discovered within j
two miles of the railload. Fires are
burning east of the n 11 oad, ami il
would appear that the rebels are evacu
Nantucket, Mass., April 20.—The
ating the foothill towns in anticipation fishing schooner Eliza, of Beverly,
of an attack upon the part of tbe Captain Hopkins, which sailed from
Hyannis yesterday evening for the fish
ing grounds, struck on Rose and Crown
THE MODUS HELD UP.
shoals during the night, and 11 of tbe
Ottawa Defeat. tire Alaska Boundary crew of 14 men were lost.
survivors reached Siasconset in the
Washington, April 24.—An unex schooner’s dory today. They report
pected delay has occurred in the nego the schooner a total loss. Following
tiations towards an Alaska boundary are the names of the lost crew:
Captain Martin Hopkins, Seth Hop
modus vivendi, wiiich makes the fu
Oscar Hopkins. Lorenzo Smith,
ture of the modus quite problematical.
Extended conferences were held on the cook, John Smith, Herbert Smith,
subject today, the result being far Kinsman Smith, Moses Bethel, John
from encouraging. The principal diffi Mathewson, James Mathewson.
culty arises from dealing with Ottawa
Will Fight the Trait*.
as well as London, this dual negotia
St. Louis, April 20. — M. C. Wet
tion causing gieat delay and complica more, who was foroed to sell hie shares
in the Liggett-Myers Tobacco Com
At the outset the United States pro pany by the trust, today called to
posed a modus with a temporary line gether 3,000 employee of the company
along certain peaks. The British am and made a farewell address, in which
bassador forwarded this to London and he said he dedicated his fortune and
Ottawa. Tbe Canadian officials have life to fight trusts. The men cheered
now proposed changing the line, and him to the echo, and all pleased for
after considerable delay the authorities ward to shake hands with him. Wet
in London approves the changes pro more wired W. J. Bryan that he would
posed by Canada.
aiil him in any way lie could in hi*
It is not stated what the respective anti-trust fight.
lines are. but they are sufficiently apart
Japan Will Try to Recur. a Rile«.
to make it quite unlikely that any im
San Francisco, April 20.—Among
mediate agreement can be reached,
even of a temporary nature, as to the the arrivals on the Coptic were Prince
Konoye, president of the Japanese
chamber of peers, who is on bis way
Yellow .lack Appears.
around the world on a trip of inspec
Havana, April 22.—Three cases of tion and investigation.
yellow fever developed today. Col
Prince Konoye say* the Japanese are
onel Davis isolated the houses.
determined to preserve the integrity of
Mail advices of La Lucha, from the Chinese empire, if possible, but in
Manzanillo, say that an American case that there should l>e partition
shell fire-1 last summer during the bom there should fall to Japan a good share
bardment of the town by the United of tbe country, so that it might be
States warships, exploded last Sun opened under Japanese auspices.
day, killing three persons and wound
The relatiohs of bis country with
ing many others.
Russia were, he said, quite satisfactory.
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Disastrous < "nflxjrMtion.
Washington, April 24.— United
St. Thomas, D. W. 1., April 20.—
States Minister Bridgeman lias cabled
the state department from La Paz. Bo Fite destroyed 150 houses at La Pointe
livia, that the revolution has ended A peter, Island of Guadeloupe, last
and everything is quiet.
Washington, April 22.—The month
ly statement of the collections of in
ternal revenue shows that during
March, 1899, the total receipts were
<22,783.447, an increase over March,
1898. of <9,491,840.
New York, April 19.—The tem
porary superstucture of tbe big Willie-
avenue bridge, now being bnilt over
the Harlem river, collapsed this after
noon, killing four men and seriously
injuring five, one of whom may die.
San Francisco, April 20.—A Hono
lulu report says that Germany has
complete-1 arrangements to purchaeo
the island of Kusaie, in tbe Carolinea.
It haa tbe finest harbor in the group,
and oan accommodate 80 vessels
An Arbitrary Ruting.
A recent ruling of the gold commis
sioner at Atlin is the source of consid
erable comment. The ruling provides
that all miners in the Gassier mining
district who have free miners’ certifi
cates and who have located claims
must appear and file with the gold
commissioner before April 21 an affi
davit that they are the original loca
tors of their claims. Many of these
original locators are absent, and cannot
return in time to make the reauired
Oregon Beef In Demand.
Several weeks ago the prices of bee*
ee<e put up to a very high notch by
the California dealers, and the inform-»
it ion is given out that prices will re
main alarmingly high for the next two
rears. Butchers explain that tiie high
prieeB are caused now from the fact
that there was a great scarcity of feed
for cattle and sheep last year, and that
now, although there is every indication
that there will be an abundance of fee-1
3ti the ranges, it is a most difficult
matter to get stock for the butchers’
blocks. It is admitted that there ie
plenty of stock in Nevada, Oregon and
Washington, but it is said that tbe
3Wners have combined and agreed not
to place any cattle or sheep on tbe
market for over a year, calculating
that there will be a much greater rise,
which will, most assuredly, bring
them in riches.
Dmn Aoroaa Chelan River.
The dam across the Chelan ri ver has
been complete-1, except for minor de
tails, which will be added after the
usual spring high water. The dam is
si constructed as to hold the waters of
1 the lake at a level which will permit
lake steamers to land a mile and a half
below present landings. Two previous
ittempt* to construct such a dam were
An Irrigation Ditch.
Preparations are being made to begin
the preliminary survey of a 100-niils
irrigation ditch to be brought out ol
Rogue rivet near Grant’s Pass. Ths
ditch will be 12 feet on top, 8 feet ou
the bottom and 6 feet in depth, esti
mated to carry 10,000 miners’ inches.
Candidate for Fltcher.
Harry Smith, a well known Tacoma
athlete, is attaining distinction in the
East. According to the Boston Her
ald, there are 12 candidates fot the
pitcher's position at Harvard, one of
them being a Washington boy named
Smith, attending the dental school.
Wheat—Walla Walla, 59c; Valley,
60c; Bluestem, 61o per bushel.
Flour—Best grades, <3.20; graham,
<2.65; superfine, <2.15 per barrel.
Oats—Choice white, 43®44c; choice
gray, 41(3 42c per bushel.
Barley—Feed barley, <22.00; brew
ing, <28.00 per ton.
Millstnffs—Bran, <17 per ton; mid
dlings, <22; shorts, <18; chop, <16.06
Hay—Timothy, <8@9; clover. <7
@8; Oregon wild hay, <6 per ton.
Butter—Fancy creamery, 40 (3 45c,
seconds, 85@40o; dairy, 80@85o store,
Poultry—Chickens, mixed, <3(34
per dozen; liens, <firstname.lastname@example.org; springs,
<1.25(33; geese, <6.00(37.00 for old,
<4.50^5 for young; ducks, <5.00(3
5.50 per dozen; turkeys, live, 15(3
16c per pound.
Potatoes—<1(31.10 per sack; sweets,
2c |>er |X>und.
Vegetables—Beets, 90c; turnips, 75c
per sack; garlic, 7o per pound; cab
bage, <1 (31.25 per 100 pounds; cauli
flower, 75c per dozen; parsnips, 75<
per sack; beans, 8c per pound; celery,
70(3 75c per dozen; cucumbers, 50c pei
box; peas, 8(38J,c per pound.
Onions—Oregon, 50(3 75c per sack.
Hops—15(3 17c; 1897 crop, 4(36o.
Wool—Valley, 10(3 12c per pound;
Eastern Oregon, 8(312c; mohair,
20c per pound.
Mutton—Gross, best sheep, wether«
and ewes, 4c; dressed mutton, 7J^c;
spring lambs, 7 ‘»c per lb.
HogB—Gross, choice heavy, <4.50;
light and feeders, <2.50(33.00; dressed,
<6.00(36.00 per 100 )>oundB.
Beef—Gross, top steers, 4.00@<4.50,
5(36t*c per )>ound.
Veal—Large, 6(37c; small, 7Ji@8c
W. J. Pendray, owner of the vine
gar, soap and box faotory at Victoria,
B. C., has in connection with W. T.
Andrews, late manager of the Canada
Paint Company, organized tbe British
America Paint Company, and will
manufacture paints and varnishes to
supply the Pacific Northwest trade.
W. H. Evans is the new manager at
Victoria of the Canada Paint Company.
Onions, 80c(3<l. 10 per 100 pound*.
Beets, per sack, <1(31 25.
Turnips, per sack, 50(3 75c.
Carrots, [air sack, 75c.
Parsnips, |>er sack, 85c@<l.
Cauliflower, <1.00 per doz.
Cabbage, native and California
<2.60 per 100 pounds.
Apples, 60c(3<1 per box.
Pears, 50c(3<1.50 per box.
Prunes, 50c |>er box.
Butter—Creamery, 23c per pound;
lairy ami ranch, 12(3 18c per pound.
Poultry—01-1 hens, 16c per pound;
spring chickens, 14c; turkeys, 16c.
Fresh meat*—Choice dressed beef
steers, prime, Biyc; cows, prime,
8c; mutton, 9c; pork, 7c; veal, 8(3100.
Wheat—Feed wheat, <20.
Oats—Choice, per ton, <26.50.
Hay—Puget Sound mixed, <7.00(3
8; choice Eastern Washington tim
Corn—Whole, <23.50; cracked, <24;
feed meal, <24.00.
Barley—Rolled or ground, per ton,
<25(326; whole, <24.
Flour—Patent, per barrel, <3.35;
straights, <3.10; California brands.
<3.25; buckwheat flour, <3.50; graham,
;>er barrel, <3.60; whole wheat flour.
<3.75; rye flour, <4.50.
Millstuffs—Bran, per ton, <15;
shorts, per ton, «16.
Feed—Chopped feed, <21(3 22 per
ton; middlings, [ier ton, <22; oil cake
meal, per ton, <35.
From Kotxebne Sound.
Han Francisco Market.
Fish Hatei*»ry on th» Chllukwekllk.
Private enterprise will establish a
fish hatchery on tbe Chilukwekuk
river, in American territory, the fish
stream that Fish Commissioner A. (J.
Little sought to have selected by ttie
state and federal governments as a
hatchery site. Prominent fishing in
terests have been impressed with tbe
practicability of the site, am! will
build a hatchery ami then turn it over
the state for operation. The river is
a tributary of tbe Fraser.
For Gray*« Harbor.
Within the next month, according
to the positive statement of G. W.
Antrim, of the firm of Conkling & An
trim, shipping merchants, of San Fran
cisco, another line of steamers will be
plying between that city ami Portland,
and which will letuin via Gray’s har
bor, making a new and direct line of
water transportation between this
metropolis and the ptincipal bay and
port of Western Washington, south of
Naw Faint Factory.
W. J. Dodson, a mail carrier, com
monly known as "Windy Jim,” haa pound; Oregon, Eastern, 10(3 12c; Val
arrived in Seattle from St. Michaels, ley, 15(3 17c; Northern, 8<310c.
which place he left last Novemlrer.
Millstuff*—Mi-Id lings, <18(321- 50;
Do-Ison visited all the mining camp* bran, < 15.50(3 16.50 per ton.
on the Yukon, collecting and distrib
uting letters. He brings the first news
Butter — Fancy creamery, 17(3 18c;
received thi* winter from Kotzebue do second*, 16(3 17c; fancy dairy, 15c;
sound. It is to the effect that many , do second*, 14(3 14 ^c per pound.
prospector* are leaving that country
Egg* — Store,
lac; faucy ranch,
and making their way overland to tbe 1617(3c.
I Hop*—1898 cron. 15<v