The Yamhill County reporter. (McMinnville, Or.) 1886-1904, June 16, 1899, Image 3

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    AT
W ClfllHS IIMS
Twenty-Five Deaths Caused
by a Texas Cloudburst.
TWO
TOWNS
SWEPT
AWAY
Crop« in tne Inundated District Will
Prove a Total Loss — H und red a of
Cattle and Hogs relished.
Austin, Tex.. June 10.—The cloud­
burst of yesterday, which swelled the
rivers of this portion of the state out
of their banks, and oaused a great loss
of property, was much worse than te-
ported last night. Many people are re­
ported to have perished, meager reports
tonight placing the number at 25.
Today reports came from San Saba
and Manardville, small towns, 90
miles north of here, in the mountains,
saying that both towns had been swept
by the taging floods, and were devas­
tated. In San Saba, eight people w’ete
drowned and ti e entire town is repott­
ed under water tonight. The river at
that point is one mile wide and run­
ning like a millrace. At Manardville,
13 houses were swept away, and this
morning several more gave way into
the swirling torrent and started on
their voyavge down the stream. The
river is reported as rising at other
places, and grave fears are entertained
that the entire country in that neigh­
borhood will be laid to waste.
San Saba is located in a valley, and
vast tracts of wheat fields are under
water. These crops will prove a total
loss. Many persons, according to re­
ports received here today, had diffi­
culty in getting to high land before the
rise came. The situation at Manard­
ville is even more serious. A small I
town located to the right and in the
bend of the river in the valley, it
proved an easy prey to the raging tor­
rent. Seventeen people are known to
have been drowned tiiere, and there
may be others. Of those drowned, two
were young white girls, Lydia and
Ama Wells. The others were all ne­
groes, who were living in cabins close
to the river front, and were caught in
the flood before they could make their
way to safety, owing to the darkness
of the night.
All the surrounding
country is inundated.
This additional flood has not yet
reached Austin, but it is expected tiers
some time during the night. A 45-
foot rise is expected. The big dam
and power-house at this point has been
under a heavy strait) since yesterday,
owing to the terrific force of the flood. I
The farming lands below the city axe
under water.
Owing to the fact that all telegraphic
communication with San Saba anc
Manardville was interrupted i|t an
early hour tonight, no additional de­
tails have been received fiom these
points. It is known, however, that
the property damage will exceed
$100,000. Livestock suffered severely,
hundreds of cattle and hogs having
been swept away by the resistless tor­
rent. The river, running, as it does,
through a mountainous region to thi.
point, rises very quickly and falls as
rapidly. This particular rise was an­
nounced by a solid wall of water 10
feet high, which swept everything be­
fore it.
Reports from Bastrop, 80 miles south
of Austin, state that several bridges
have been wrecked by the rushing wa­
ters. The loss to the farming land»
south of here will represent another
<100,000.______________ _
POSSIBILITY
OF
WAR.
fnglanil Will Present an PitImaturn to
Kruger.
London, June 10. — The morning pa-
pers are beginning to talk seriously of
the possibility of war in South Africa.
Mr. Chamberlain, secretary of state for
the colonies, in his speech in the house
of commons yesterday, announced that
his reply to the petition of the Uit-
landers, which had been held back
pending the result of the conference at
Bloemfontein, would now be presented
to the Transvaal.
This reply is senii-offleinlly described
as “explicit but conciliatory,” but it is
believed to be in the nature of a prac­
tical ultimatum.
The resources of
diplomacy are regarded as exhausted
with the failure of the conference.
Nothing is left, it is felt, beta recourse
to force. ________________
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THE
MEhCY
OF
BANDITS.
Firework» Exploded.
New York, June 10.—Thirty-six
buildings comprising almost the entire
plant of the Nordiinger-Cliarlton Fire­
works Company, at Graniteville, Rich­
mond borough, were blown up thia
afternoon, and the entire fireworks
plant practically wiped out of exist-
ence. No lives were lost and but three
peisons were injured, two of them seri-
ously. The property loss will not ex­
ceed <35,000.
New York, June 10.—The cool flurry
which struck this city last night had
but little effect upon the temperature
j
that was to follow today.
The record of fatal prostrations wm
somewhat smaller than the list of yes­
terday, 19 persons dying in New York
and vicinity today.
CsaatsH K.terhasy Divorced.
Paris, June 10.—The civil tribunal
of the Seine today granted a divorce to
Countess Eeterhaxv.
DERAILED.
Mldulght Adds Horror to the Sufferings
of the Injure^.
New York, June 10. — A dispatch to
the Herald from Havana says:
Man­
uel Yribas, manager of Caidenas-Jtnoca
railroad, who arrived in Havana today,
says brigandage continues uninterrupt­
ed in Porto Principe province and
Western Santiago He says the coun­
try around Puerto Padre, Nuevitas,
Gibara and Holqiun is completely at
the mercy of bandits. Cattle have
been stolen from the farms and other
outrages have been committed.
Most of the fanners have suspended
cultivation in San Manuel, and a sugar
estate near Puerto Padre, owned by
Mr. Pla, has been obliged to shut
down.
Cuban soldieis, mostly ne­
groes, hang around the villages, but
won’t work, and the robberies are as­
cribed to them, but no attempt i9 being
made to prosecute them. A strong
feeling exists there that the United
States should send soldiers to protect
property. Juan Potous, Spanish vice-
consul here, says the Spaniards are re­
ceiving no protection from the United
States. There is no recognized consul
in Havana nt present, and he cannot
put the claims before Genera) Brooke.
He lias made a statement to the Span­
ish minister at Washington.
It is learned from towns in the coun­
try that Spaniards are suffering many
oruelties, but make no complaint
through fear of beinfc killed. In Cai-
mato three were killed a month ago,
but no notice was given by the authori­
ties. On Sunday night four black Cu­
ban soldiers showed where they killed
the Spaniards in a cafe, boasting of the
deed. These men are sacking the coun­
try in the vicinity.
American cattle-dealers have stopped
shipping stock to points any distance
outside of the large cities and ranch­
men who can get into Havana come
every night. Americans who have in­
vested money are urging the military
authorities to put small garrisons in
all the towns. The feeling outside Ha­
vana is growing stongei every day
that a permanent military force or an­
nexation is the only thing that will re­
build the country.
Kansas City, June 12.—Forty-eight
passengers were more or less seriously,
three perhaps fatally injured by the de­
railment of train No. 4, soulj* bound
on the Kansas City, Pittsburg & Gulf
railroad, two miles south of Gianview,
Mo., at 9:30 last night. The injured
were brought to this city this morning
and the seriously hurt weie taken to
St. Joseph’s hospital and others to the
Savoy hotel. Those considered fatally
injured are Mrs. C. B. Chandler, Jua-
don, Mo.; A. J. Gorgnesou, news
agent, Kansas City; G. 1. Crawford,
Drexel, Mo. Nearly all the injured
ure Missouri people.
The wrecked train left Kansas City
last night at 8 o’clock. Two miles
south of Kansas City, the train was
derailed by spreading rails, tlietraik
having been damaged by recent severe
rains. The smoker which contained
most of the injured, and the chair car
immediately following, were turned on
their side into a ditch. The Pullman
left the track, but remained upright.
The engine and combination baggage
and mail ear remained on the track.
The accident occurred during a
heavy downpour of rain. The crew
went to work with a will to rescue pas­
sengers.
Women and chihlien were
dragged fiom the windows of the chair
ear and attended to as well as possible
under the circumstances. Before all .
had been taken cut fire started in the
rear cur.
The porter of this car earned great
praise by his presence of mind in cut­
ting a hole through the roof, quench­
ing the liie and rescuing several women
in imminent danger.
In the smoker, which was well
filled, the passengers were compelled to
crawl cautiously the full length to the
rear door to escape, exit through the
broken windows was dangerous, the
darkness making it impossible to Bee a
foot ahead. The scene of the wreck
was in the woods, and there was no
hcuse near to which the injured could
be taken. For the immediate cate of
the injured tires were built along the
track.
As soon as possible the news of the
wreck was sent to Gianview and a re­
lief train was started from Kansas
City. The train moved at 3 A. M. and
took back to Kansas City all of the in­
jured.
FRICTION
AT
Reconnoitering Party in a
Fight Near Morong.
ONE
THE
PLAGUE
IN
CHINA.
Frightful Stories Couie From the City
of San Ning.
Vancouver, B. C., June 9.—Accord­
ing to advices brought by the steamer
Empress of Japan, frightful stories of
the plague come from San Ning, while
Canton and Fatshan are reported
“bad.” A Hong Kong paper says:
"The city of San Ning might cor­
rectly be named ‘the city of death.’
The plague is raging with special viru­
lence, and carrying off its victims in
laige numbers. Shops and dwelling
houses aie closed, and their inhabit­
ants have fled into the country carry­
ing the infection with them. Busi­
ness is paralyzed. The streets are
reeking with filth, and all drains are
choked with i ubbisli.
Chicago, June 10.—A special to the
Record from Victoria, B. C., says:
The Mammoth cave of Kentucky,
which has held the record heretofore as
the world’s greatest cave, must here­
after, it is believed, give precedence to
a cave in New Zealand, diecovered on
April 27, by Horace Johnstone, near
Port Waillato. and but 10 or 12 miles
from the city of Wellington. John-
stone explored the cave for miles, but
iound no end.
A nxtrlnn Town Bnmed.
WAS
KILLED
Manila, June 13.—A reconnoitering
party of 25 Amerioau soldiers, in the
iriils in the vicinity of Morong yester­
day. were attacked by 300 rebels. The
Americans fought their way to camp
through the enemy and inflicted severe
losses on them. The American’s chief
was killed. Five insurgents were cap­
tured and taken to Morong.
The rebels are extremely active.
The garrison of cavalry and North Da­
kota infantry are throwing up .in-
trenebments.
Ten Thousand Men for Otis.
I
Otis Severely Criticises Schurman*« Fol-
icy—Reason for Dewey’s Departure.
Washington, June 10.—Piesident J.
G. Schurman, of the Philippine com­
mission, will resign on his return to
the United States, because of friction
between himself and General Otis.
Admiral Dewey hastened his depar­
ture fiom Manila, it is said, because of
friction in the commission. He had
steadfastly declined to leave his pest
before, and his determination to return
was sudden.
The president today received a cable­
gram from General Otis, in which he
severly criticised President Schurman’s
policy, and put himself on record as
opposed to President Schurman longer
interfering with the campaign in the
Philippines. He said Schurman does
not comprehend the situation. While
Professor Worcester and Colonel Denby
are in accord with the commanding
general, President Schurman has per­
sisted in adopting a course which they
did not approve.
The president will uphold General
Otis.
The friction was caused bv
President Schurman’s desire to treat
with rebels who had no authority.
General Otis declined to participate.
AMERICAN
Fought Their Way Back to Camp
Through the Enemy—Reinforcements
for General Otis.
MANILA.
!
Explosion at Fain’s Works.
|
I New York, June 10.—An explosion
i occurred at the manufacturing plant of
the Pain’s Fireworks Company, at
Greenfield, N. Y., today, and resulted
in the destruction of the manufacturing
Graders Burled Alive.
lheds and a small magazine.
The
Little Rock. Ark., June 10. —It is Jamage is placed at about »25,000.
reported here tonight that a landslide ,
Date of Sailing.
occurred at Rose Hollow and engulfed
88 men. all of whom are supposed to , Manila, June 10. — The Second Ore-
have been killed. Roes Hollow is a jon volunteers, preparing to leave for
pass between two small mountain home, will atart. according to present
ranges about 28 miles weet of Little plane, Tuesday. Under the recent or­
Rock, on the line of the Choctaw & der of the war department, the regi­
Memphis railway, now under construc­ ment will bring back with it the holies
it its dead.
tion from Little Rock to Iloweit.
Nineteen tried From the Heat.
TRAIN
Permanent Military Force or Annexa­
tion Neces*ary In Cuba.
Great Cave In New Zealand.
1
PASSENGER
■
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Washington, June 12.—The solu­
tion of the problem of how to reinforce
General Otis without calling for volun­
teers or reducing below the danger line
the reserve force in the United States,
was reached at a meeting of the cabinet
today. Attorney-General Griggs an­
nounced his opinion that the army re­
organization bill, fixing the maximum
strength of the army at 65,000 men,
did not include the enlistel force of
the hospital corps, and the regular
army can be increased by that number.
As the enlisted hospital corps aggre­
gate 2,000 men, the opinion of the at­
torney-general gives that many more
men to the regular army for .Manila.
Major-General Shafter has now at
the Presidio in California, ready for
early shipment to Manilia, 2,400 re­
cruits.
Word was received by the war de-
partment today that the Nineteenth in­
fantry, under orders to go to the Phil­
ippines, which came back from Porto
Rico.only «00 strong, had today been
filled to its full quota of 1,300 men by
recruits enlisted at Camp Meade.
The regiment will bo sent to General
Otis at once. In addition, the Twenty­
fourth and Twenty-fifth infantry regi­
ments. negroes, every company recruit­
ed to its full strength are under orders
to go to the Philippines, which will
give General Otis 2,600 more fighting
men in good condition. The Four-
teenth infantry, also fully recruited,
and part of the Fourth artillery, are at
the Presidio, awaiting orders to sail.
Thus, without issuing a call for volun­
teers, the president can send General
Otis a force slightly in excess of 10,-
000.
General Otis has been instructed to
organize several skeleton regiments of
volunteers who may accept the proposi-
tin to re-enliet tor service until July 1,
1901.
These skeleton organizations
are to be officered by volunteer officers
to be selected by General Otis from
the 14 volunteer regiments now with
him, and ate to be increased to the
maximum strength by regulars sent
from here.
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No Limit to Enlistments.
Chicago, June 12.—Captain P. H.
' Botnus, of the army recruiting station
in this city, has received instructions
from the war department to enlist an
unlimited number of men for service in
the Philippine islands.
LYNCHINGS
IN
Bandit. Disposed of In
Style.
CUBA.
the
Southern
I
CUBANS GIVE UP THEIR ARMS.
Then Buy New With 975—Many Things
to Anger Thein.
New Yoik, June 12.—The Rev. Al­
fred de Barritt, who four months ago
founded the Congregational church in
the city of Havana, 1ms returned to
this coqntry for aid in his religious
and educational work in Cuba. Dr. de
Barritt spoke today about present con­
ditions in Cuba and the possibility of
an outbreak against the Americans.
“If this occurs,” he said, “it will
be the fault of the Americans. The
Cubans aie a peaceful people, but they
are also proud and sensitive, and many
things have been done recently to anger
them. The Cubans feel that they are
being treated very much as though they
had been conquered by Us. At any
rate, the Washington authorities should
do away with the present military gov­
ernment. It is worse than unneces­
sary; it is doing an immense deal of
harm. A great many of the Ameircan
officers do not like Cubans aud don’t
scruple to let this be known, liow
can you expect the Cubans to . like
them? Geneial Brooke and General
Lee are liked and trusted, but their in­
fluence for good is nullified by the at­
titude of other officers.
"The payment of the Cuban troops
and requiring them to lay down their
arms was a mistake. The disarming
was a great humiliation to the men,
and the first thing a good many of them
did with their »75 each was to buy
new guns and machetes. There is as
vet no distinct idea in the minds of
the majority of people as to what they
really want, whether annexation or in­
dependence. But they obtain their
ideas of the United States government
from the American officers aud these
ideas are not favorable.”
Santiago de Cuba, Juno 12.—Gen­
eral Wood has been notified that An-
! tonio Garcia, chief ol the Holquin
bandits, who was captured bj’ the rural
guards, has been hanged by the citi­
zens. Seven men belonging to Garcia’s
band voluntarily surrendered to the
rurals, but General Wood has instruct­
ed the comm inding officers to accept no
surrenders hereafter, but to capture the
bandits as highwaymen or murderers.
Two robbers were lynched by Cubans
near Puerto Principe, two dayB ago.
At Sonora, recently, six bandits wore
President Names Canal Commission.
badly beaten by employes of sugar
Washington, June 12.—The presi­
estates, where they attempted to com­ dent today appointed the following
mit robbery.
commission to determine the most feas­
ible and practicable route for a canal
Fitz Knocked Out.
New York, June 10.—James J. across the Isthmus of Panama: Rear-
Admiral John
G. Walker, United
Jeffries, another sturdy young giant,
States navy; Hon. Samuel Pasco, of
has come out of the West to whip
Florida; Alfred Noble, civil engineer,
' champion p ugilists. At the arena of
of Illinois; George S. Morrison, civil
the Coney Island Atheletrc Club to­
engineer, of New York; Colonel Peter
night he defeated Robert Fitzsim­
Haines, United States navy; Professor
mons, world’s champion in two classes
William H. Burr, of Connecticut;
—middle-weight and heavy-weight—
I Lieutenant-Colonel Oswald
Ernest,
in 11 rounds of whirlwind fighting.
United States army; Lewie M. Haupt,
He is the acknowledged master of the
civil engineer, of Pennsylvania; Pro­
man he defeated. He was never at
any time in serious danger, and, after fessor Emory R. Johnson, of Pennsyl-
' vania.
the size-up in the early rounds of the
Eiifhnfl May Aid the Cable,
contest, took the lead. He had the
Australian whipped from tire ninth
London, June 12.—The Times says
round.
_________________
the British government has consented
| to consider its attitude toward the
Transvaal Dispute.
Pacific cable project as the result of
London, June 12.—The Westminster [ urgent representations from Canada
Gazette this afternoon says a rumor is and the colonies, and is now inclined
current from a well-informed source to utilize British credit in providing
that it has been proposed in a responsi- . the necessary capital.
I ble quarter that the United States
Woodmen Will Meet nt St. Paul.
mediate between the Transvaal and
Great Britain. It is added the sugges­
Kansas City. June 12.—The head
tion is being considered, and that it if camp of Woodmen of America selected
“not even improbable that mediation St. Paul as the place of meeting in
may be undertaken.”
1901.________________
Slide In White PaM.
Nanaimo, B. C., June 12.—The
Linse. Austria. June 10.—The mar­
ket town of Otensheim, about five steamer, Amur, Captain Le Blanc, ar-
miles west of Linse, on the Danube, rive<l here this morning from Skag­
has been totally destroyed by fire. way, ami reports that on Sunday morn­ i
Four women perished in the flames, ing, June 4, men were at work clear­
«nd a number of people were injured. ing snow from the White Pass & Yu­
kon railway, just over the summit,
Prorlaim« Hiineelf Dictator.
when a terrible slide of rocks and snow
London, June 10.—A special dis­ came down the mountain side, killing
patch from Manila today says it is re­ one man almost instantly, and seri­
ported that Aguinaldo has dissolved ously, if not fatally, injuring others.
At the time the Amur left, the
the Filipino congrese and proclaimed
I names of the men were not obtainable.
himself dictator.
Flood In K.nail.
Wichita, Kan., June 12.—One hun­
dred and thirty feet of track on the
Santa Fe is washed out north of this
city, and trains are stalled. Five thou­
sand aces of lowland are under water.
The Arkansas river ia the highest since
1877. and is still rising, and a flood ia '
predicted within 24 hours.
'
A nephew of Ganreal Merritt was re­
jected in the Weet Point examination
because of defective eyesight.
PACIFIC COAST NEWS
-------
Commercial and Financial Happenings
of Interest to the (Irowiug
Western States.
To Control the Market.
There are negotiations ou foot at
Vancouver, B. C., for a very large beef
deal, which, it said, may result in a
oombiue and a subsequent rise in
prices. The sale will affect Victoria
and Vancouver, and will tend to bring
the meat business of both cities under
the control ot one o impany. The i ead
of the alleged negotiations is P. Burns,
whose headquarters are at Nelson, B.
C. It is stated by business men who
are on the inside of these iieogtiatiuii9
that it is the intention of Mr. Burns to
control the market of the coast.
Shortage of Tin.
A new phase in the salmon-cannin;
operations has just cropped up at Van­
couver, B. C., and may result in a
complication of affairs which was un­
looked for. Every indication points to
the run of sockeyes being large, but if
it is, the canuers will be unable to cope
with it, owing to the shortage of tin­
plate. Not a single box of tin plate
can be found on the Pacific coast.
Across the line it has been very scarce,
and the market is now depleted.
Bondi Sold.
At a recent meeting of the council of
the city of Wallace, Idaho, bids weie
opened for the sewerage bonds which
were advertised for. Thiee bide were
received. The bid of C. F. Kimball, of
Cleveland, was accepted. He agrees
to pay par and accrued inteiest iron»
the date of delivery of bonds and a
premium of »450 for the <18,090 sewer
Ionds, Irearing interest at the nite of 3
per cent per annum from the Hi st day
of July, 1889, payable semi-annually
on the first day of January and the fits!
day of July each year.
Fr<>«pect« for Wool.
Mr. E. H. Clarke, the well known
wool-buyer, was in Elgin recently look­
ing up the wool situation. The gen­
tleman reports a very favorable out­
look for prices this year and the market
will now stand a price of 10 to 11
cents a pound. Elgin is the shipping
point for Wallowa county and with
the local output of that immediate
vicinity tlieie will be a total of aliout
1,090,000 pounds of wool handled at
that point this year.
To Construct Waterworks.
An election will be held soon at Ver­
non, B. C., for the purpose of voting
on a by-law to raise »30,900 upon the
credit of the municipality of the city
of Vernon, foi 50 years, with interest
thereon at the rate of 5 per cent per
annum, the money to lie expended in
Idaho Wool Sale«.
The following wool sales have been the construction of a system of water­
made a Mountain Home during the works.
past few days to representatives of
Sugar Crop.
Eastern houses:
Hein & Chattin,
Reports from Oxpard, Cal., state
110,000 pounds; J. C. Coats, 60,000 that there ate 17.000 acres in that dis­
pounds; William Kunnecke, 30,000 trict planted to sugar beets. The fac­
pounds; J. L. Gray, 25,000 pounds; tory there is nearly in complete order
Fred Halverson, 8,000 pounds; Mrs. to crush 2000 tons of beets a day.
Nettie Pinkston, 14,000 pounds. The When in full blast the factory will pay
plioes paid ranged from 9 to 11 cents, out to farmers »10,000 a day for beets.
or 3 cents less per pound than was paid
last summer.
PACIFIC COAST TRADE.
To Sell Fanning-Mills.
A company has been organized and
Seattle Markets.
incorporated at Moscow, Idaho, called
Onions, 80c@»1.10 per 100 pounds.
the Idaho Grain & Seed Cleaning
Potatoes, »35 @40.
Company, to handle the grain-clean­
Beets, per sack, »1@1 25.
ing mill which has lately been intro­
Turnips, per sack, 50@75c.
duced. Tills company has bought the
Carrots, per sack, »1.
right to sell this machine in the, three
Parsnips, per sack, 85c@»l.
states of Idaho, Montana and Wyom­
Cauliflower, »1.00 per doz.
ing. The mills w ill be manufactured
Celery, 35 @ 40c.
at Walla Walla, but the sales of these
Cabbage, native and California
mills will be made from Moscow.
»2.50 per 100 pounds.
Apples, »2.50@3.50 per box.
New Brickyard.
Pears, 50c@»1.50 per box.
A new industry has been established
Prunes, 50c per box.
at Trail, B. U. A. C. Luff and Rich­
Butter—Creamery, 18c per pound;
ard Tunswell have installed at that
dairy and ranch, 12@18c per pound.
place a brick-making plant, which is
Eggs, 19c.
now in complete running order and is
Cheese—Native, 18c.
turning out 20,000 bricks a day.
Poultry—Old liens, 16c per pound;
There is so a great a demand for brick
spring chickens, 14c; turkeys, 16c.
that the advisability of adding machin­
Fresh meats—Choice dtessed beef
ery sufficient to increase the plant to a
steers,
prime, 9c; oows, prime,
capacity of 40,000 perday is being con­
9c; mutton, 9c; pork, 7o; veal, 8@10a
sidered.
Wheat—Feed wheat, »20.
New G»a Plant.
Oats—Choice, per ton, »27@28.
The gas company at Butte, Mont.,
Hay—Puget Sound mixed, »7.00@
will at once put in the best and new­ 8; choice Eastern Washington tim­
est plant that money can buy, thereby othy, »12.00.
doubling the capacity of the present
Corn—Whole. »23.50; cracked, »24;
plant. The new plant will also pro­ feed meal, »24.00.
duce a higher candle-power gas.
Barley—Rolled or ground, per ton,
The plant is so planned that it can »25@26; whole, »24.
be extended as the city grows without
Flo#—Patent, per barrel, »3.85;
requiring reconstruction, as is the case straights, »3.10; California brands,
with the present outfit.
»3.25; buckwheat flour, »3.50; graham,
per barrel, »3.60; whole wheat flour,
New Incorporation.
»3.76; rye flour, »4.50.
The Montana Smoke Condensing
Millstuffs—Bran, per ton, »15;
Company, of Missoula, Mont., has been shorts, per ton, »16.
incorporated by Charles Eaton, H. W.
Feed—Chopped feed, »21 @22 per
McLaughlin and William F. Hughes. ton; middlings, per ton, »22; oil caka
The capital stock is fixed at »19,000. meal, per ton, »33.
The company is formod for the puprose
of manufacturing, buying, selling and
Portland Market.
leasing appliances designed to control,
Wheat—Walla Walla, 58c; Valley,
destroy or condense gases, fumes, va­
59c; Bluesteni, 60o |>er bushel.
pors and smoke.
Flour—Best grades, »3.20; graham,
»2.65; superfine, »2.15 per barrel.
Creamery in Operation.
Oats—Choice white, 45c;
choice
The Union creamery and choose fac­
tory at Union has been completed and gray, 48 @ 44c per bushel.
Barley—Feed barley, »22.00; brew­
is now in operation. The plant is situ­
ated in the eastern part of the city und ing, »28.00 per ton.
Millstuffs—Bran, »17 per ton; mid­
is very conveniently located for tire
creamery business. It has a capacity dlings, »22; Bhorts, »18; chop, »16.00
for handling the milk from 300 to 500 per ton.
Hay—Timothy, »8@9; clover, »7
cows, and will no doubt prove of great
benefit to the farmers and dairymen of @8; Oregon wild hay, »6 per ton.
Butter—Fancy creamery, 30@85o;
that vicinity.
seconds, 27@30o; dairy, 2o@27o store,
Entlinates Being Made.
20 @ 22c.
James Pye, representing a Minneap­
Cheese—Oregon full cream, lSt^c;
olis manufacturing firm, is in Lewis­ Young America, 15c; new oheese,
ton, Idaho, making estimates for the 10c ;>er (round.
machinery for the new 125-hatrel mill.
Poultry—Chickens, mixed, |8@4
It is the intention of the proprietors to per dozen; hens, »4.00@5.00; springs,
let the contract for the building as »1.25@3; geese, »6.00@7.00 for old,
•oon as the machinery is decided upon. »4.50®) 5 for young; ducks, »5.00@
The new mill will probably be in op­ 5.50 per dozen; turkeys, live, 16@
eration by the middle of September.
16c per pound.
Potatoes—»1 @ 1.10 per sack; sweets,
Bond Election.
The special school election at Sand 2c per pound.
Vegetables—Beets, 90c; turnips, 75c
Coulee, Mont., resulted in the bond­
ing proposition lining defeated. It was per sack; garlic, 7o per pound; cab­
for the issuance of bonds In the sum of bage, »1(4)1.25 |M>r 100 pounds; cauli­
<3,090, bearing interest at the rate of flower, 75c per dozen; parsnips, 75c
6 per cent, redeemable in seven years, per sack; beans,3c per pound; celery,
payable in five years. The money was 70@ 75c per dozen; cucumbers, 50c pec
to be used for the improvements to box; peas, 3@3‘sc per pound.
Onions—Oregon, 50@75c ;>er sack.
the schoolhouse at that place.
Hops—11 @ 13c; 1897 crop, 4@6c.
Wool—Valley, 11 @ 12c per pound:
Northwrit Mote«.
Eastern Oregon,
6@10c;
mohair,
Chinook is to have a band.
27c per pound.
Oregon Woolgrowers’ Association is
Mutton—Gross, beet sheep, wethers
flourishing.
and ewes, 4c; dressed mutton, 714c;
Southern Oregon has bad a much- spring lambs, 7 J^c per lb.
Hogs—Gross, choice heavy, »4.50;
needed rain.
The Spokane Exchange bank hat light and feeders, »2.50@8.00; dressed,
»5.00@6.00 per 100 pounds.
change hands.
Beef—Gross, top steers, 4.00@|4.60;
Tillamook county complains ol cows, »2.60 @3.00;
dressed
beef,
"awful” road).
6@6‘4C l'er pound.
The Roseburg Soldiers’ Home is filled
Veal—I^rge, 6@7c; small, 7^<38c
to its capacity.
per pound.
Some wheat near Umatilla ia over
Ran Francisco Market.
three feet high.
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Wool—Spring—Nevada, 10@12cper
A saloon at Everett. Wash., was pound; Oregon, Eastern, 8@12c; Val­
robbed of »100.
ley, 15@17c; Northern, 8@10c.
The Albany poitofflca will become a
Millstuffs—Middlings, |17.50@20;
second-class one.
bran, »15.50@ 16.50 per ton.
Onions—Silverskin,60@90c per sack.
Wet weather is killing the young
Butter — Fancy creamery, 17 @ 18c;
Chinese pheasants.
do seconds, 16(<t 17c; fancy dairy, 16c;
A case 21 years old has been settled do seconds, 14@141<c per pound.
in Heppner oourta.
Eggs —Store, 16@ 17o; fancy ranch,
Marion county wool has been sold 18@19c.
lot 13 and 14 cents.
Hope—1898 crop, 16o.
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