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DISTRUST THE UNITED SW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
fnlt.d Star.. Will Very Llk.ly Adopt
Northern railroads are involved in a
Line oil the Const.
Chicago, Sept. 11. — Special corre
Kansas City, Sept. 13. — Dr. K. D«'
The transport Senator, with 10 offi-
spondence to the Tribune from Manila,
of this city, has just com
M c M innville
OREGON - oers and 600 recruits has arrived safely Fears of the Latin-Americans under date of August 4, says:
Portland’s Fair Will Be the Griffith,
pleted for the government an official
Agents for a company of Spanish
test of the Mauser pistol in use by Ger
Best to Date.
The New South Wales cabinet has
capitalists, some of whom live in Ma
man cavalry and under consideration
resigned in consequence of lack of
nila, announce that arrangements have
(or adoption by the United States. The
| eembly's confidence.
THE PROPOSED COMBINATION been completed for the building of a WILL ECLIPSE FORMER FAIRS test was made not only with targets,
modern railroad line in Luzon that will
The steamer Homer has arrived in
but with human cadavere also, and Dr.
connect Manila with ail the important
San Francisco from Cape Nome with
Griffith says it proved at ranges of
No American Secret Agenti Are Oper towns along the west coast ot the Begin» September ~8 mid Clo»e« Octo from 50 to 500 vards the Mausei pistol
Comiirrhen.lv« It.vlew of the I io port |200,000 ill gold dust.
atili* in Bolivia —The Amazon Affair island as far north as Laoag.
ber 98, and Will Be Open Day and is the most effective and deadly weapon
ent Happenings of the Test Week i
Lieutenant Peary had hie feet frozen
route is kept secret, but it is under
of its kind ever invented, and that up
—The New« in Washington.
Ei • uing — Band Concert« Daily.
Culled From the Telegraph Coluin.t during his northern trip, but uow
stood that it will be tho eatne as pro
to the maximum range tried, it is prac
walks without limping.
posed in 1875, when tho scheme for
tically as good in the bands of marks
Washington. Sept. 13.—The rumors
The banks of Guatemala City will
A very excellent feature of the Ore
Clflcago has just passed through the ease the exchequer by a loan to the gov of possible combinations among the government railroads iu the Philip gon Industrial Exiiosition. which is men as Krag-Joigenson, a Lee or Mau
pines was officially projected.
longest dry spell sir.ce the time of the ernment of (2,500,000.
I states of Central and South America
Three lines were planned at that time, held at Portland, is that it represents
The pistol fires 10 shots without re
great fire in 1871.
only one of which was completed, the the entire Pacific Northwest, and the loading, and can be emptied with ac
The French mission at Tripoli, head
The Porto Rican relief committee ed by Father Foureau and Major Lamy, receiVjd with some concern by the offi present railroad, which rune from Ma products of this whole region are freely curacy of aim in less than three seconds.
will appeal for aid to all the churches has been annihilated by the natives.
cials here. Nearly a year ago this
given space theie and attractively ex The cartr'dges are 80 caliber, and are
I spirit of distrust on the part of Latin- nila to Dagupan, a distance ot 151 hibited.
■ nd banks in this country.
propelled by smokeless nitro powder.
The town of Dyea, Alaska, is to be
It is truly a great fair, and it is The bullets »"sigh 85 grains each, and
The Tennessee Coal & iron Company moved across Lynn canal on scows to American people was first exhibited in movements secret to prevent the two
is bblieved to have a corner on the Skagway, to augment that growing the semi-official publication by the or three companies that aie said to bo made interesting to all. Everything have a lead core surrounded by a nickel-
United States of Colombia of a proposi organizing in the United States for connected with it is on a properly large plated copper jacket. It is said to be
coal product of Tennessee.
tion to combine the nations of South the purpose of building railroads in scale such as befits the great region probable that as a result of Dr. (3rif-
Walker Hill, of St. Louis, has been
Two firemen and a child were killed and Central America. In that case the Luzon fioui anticipating it in securing represented.
fith’s test the government will adopt
Chosen as the next president of the by gas in a vault in Cincinnati, The ostensible purpose was to resist unjust the same route. The Americans nh
Portland has the capital necessary to the Mauser pistol.
American Bankers’ Association.
firemen lost their lives iu an effort to demands for indemnities by foreign liavo talked railroads here generally b
carry on such a great fair, and her en
Captain Case on Situation.
states. But incidentally during the lieve that a new town and port will b< terprising business men freely furnish
Railway surveyors are at work in recover the child.
Sept. 13.—Captain J. E.
Eastern Oregon and it is rumored that
established either on tlie north coast of
Captain Thomas Phelan, a crack
they are in the employ of the Burling broadswordsman and pistol shot of the combination would be broader than Luzon or the northern part ot the west incurred. They know that in doing Case, formerly of the Second Oregon
volunteers, ami a member of the staffs
Kansas City, has challenged Esterhazy this, and there was more than one in coast of the island, as a terminal of the I so they are aiding in the general devel of Generals Merritt, Otis and Lawton,
At tire Empire City Trotting park, to fight him a duel.
the United States.
People wno visit the exposition at who is visiting Chicago, says that he
This would save 250 miles sailing to
New York city, Joe Patchen defeated
Recent tests practically assure the
Two or threo events have occurred Manila for ships from the United Portland this autumn will make no thinks a vigorous fall campaign will
Star Pointer, John R. Gentry and adoption of the Mauser revolver by the sines that discussion to strengthen this
mistake, for they will find there many put an end to the war in the Philip-
United States government. It is being feeling. First, there was a decision States or from Hong Kong, and with splendid attractions to interest them. pines.
Samuel B. Bishop and Henry Hawk used by the German cavalry.
“It takes a good deal to demoralize
adverse to Colombia in the Cerruti I through the richest provinces of the A full militaiy band, one of the best
were blown to pieces by an accidental
Captain Robert Noble and Captain case, and as President Cleveland was I island, would be reasonably certain to in America, will give concerts every a Filipino army and it would be a rash
explosion of giant powder in the May Arthur C. Ducatlr, aides on the staff the arbitrator, that unpopular decision grow rapidly.
afternoon and evening, and there will statement to declare that the insur
flower mine at Nevada, Cal.
of General Shafter, have been promoted I was charged against the United States.
be amusement features such as will gents are now demoralized, but it is
Then last spring came the cruise of the INCREASED NAVAL ESTIMATES please all, and such as can only be certain that they run earlier in the bat
An open switch on the Erie road for bravery at San Juan hill.
found in the very beet theaters. The tle than was formerly the case. It is
near Meadville, Pa., caused a collision
The people of Cape Nome are to have United States gunboat Wilmington up i
Ship« Coat « Heap of great exposition building will be a the general opinion of the officers that
between a freight and passenger train. a well-equipped refuge, which will be the Amazon and the Orinoco. The Repair« and New Money.
blaze of glory and a bower of beauty, if General Otis were to confine hjmself
Three were killed and three injured.
| formally opened on Thanksgiving day, voyages were undertaken from the most
New York, Sept. 11. — A special to and it will be well worth going many to one department the war would pro
Texas, Chicago and New York capi } It will be the largest and Quest struc tives. Commander Todd, of the Wil the Herald from Washington says:
miles to see the splendid exhibit of gress more satisfactorily.
talists have bought 8,000,000 acres of ture north of Sitka.
“General Otis makes a first-class
mington. found that there were no The naval estimates for the fiscal year the products of field, farm, orchard,
timber and range land in Mexico, and
The navy department has assigned oharts of these vast riveis, and conse ending June 30, 1901, will aggregate forest, fishery, factory and dairy.
civil governor. In the field, there were
I several instances in which he held
will build up an industrial and com Rear-Admiral Farauhar to command quently was obliged to take soundings about (50,600,000. This considerable
May Move to Spokane.
the North Atlantic eqiradorn in place as lie proceeded. Incidentally he was increase in the cost of the navy is due I
troops back before they had accom
Another new industry will probably plished their work and thus necessi
A freight train near Williamson, W. of Rear Admiral Sampson, who will enabled to make rough running charts in great part to the expenditures which
Va., broke in two and the two sections assume command of the Boston navy of the rivers that may be of value to will have to be made during the pres be established soon at Spokane. The tated it being done over.
came together in a tunnel, resulting in yards.
“1 think all the casua'ties are faith
oornmerce hereafter. His actions were, ent and coming fiscal year for the con latest move in this direction is one
the killing of three of the train crew
The New York World pulbishes a however, misinterpreted by some of struction of the 54 vessels building, that may result in bringing the large fully reported by General Otis.”
and four tramps.
purported interview with Admiral the natives, though in the end Captain and that three battleships and threo plant of tne Ealge Woolen Mills Com
in which the admiral is credited Todd is believed to have perfectly sat armored cruisers, which will bo con pany to Spokane, from Brownsville
American apples are in such great
Gibraltar, Sept. 13. — Before sailing
demand in Germany this year that with saying that he still believe that isfied the Brazilian officials as to the
tion enabling the department to pl M ing a movement in that direction and from here yesterday for New York,
ehipments have commenced one month the Filipinos are more capable of self- rectitude of his purpose.
Admiral Dewey and the officers of the
It is saiil at the department that contracts for armor.
I its efforts bid fair to be successful. cruiser Olympia presented £80 to Pep-
earlier than usual. Last year 22,851 ! government than are the Cubans.
barrels were sent abroad. This year
Immediately upon the beginning of
Woolen Mills Company, has written piatt, the gunner of the British battle
it is expected the shipments will reach . the dry season Otis intends to begin the story that secret agents of either have estimated that (18,000,000 will
if sufficient encouragement is ship Devastation, who met with an acci
an offensive movement. The army the state or the navy department have
him he will move his plant to dent while the warship was firing a sa
been sent into South America, and it ers. In addition to this sum, Admiral
As a reward for the Santiago cam will be split in two. Field operations is quite certain that there have never Hichborn estimates that (5,000,000 Spokane. Should the plant be moved lute in honor of the arrival of the
paign Major-General Shafter will con will be under Generals MacArthur and been any negotiations with Bolivia re instead of (3,000,000 will be requited to Spokane. Mr. Field says he will American admiral, September 4, by
tinue in oonrmand of the department Lawton. Each division will operate in specting the acqutsition by the United for repair ships. There is reason to enlarge his mil) and have a four-set which his hand was shattered by the
of the Pacific with his present volun two military provinces, but will be States of lands in the interior of South believe that Admiral Crowinshield, woolen mill. This will give employ explosion of the charge which be was
ramming home. Peppiatt’s arm has
teer rank after the time reached for his able to co-operate promptly and effec- America.
chief of the bureau of navigation, will ment to 150 hands
retirement, which was to have taken ' lively when desirable.
As to the visit to that continent of recommend in his forthcoming report
Municipal Lighting riant.
place the 14th of September.
Texas is suffering from drought.
Fall Fishing Season.
William E. Curtis, Chief Clerk Mich that the enlisted force be increased to I Th« report of Engineer Byrne, of
Ten regiments will leave San Fran
Admiral Dewey has sailed from Gib ael, of the state department, is author 20,000 men and will make estimates Pomeroy, Wash., has been received.
Astoria, Or., Sept. 12.—The fall
cisco for Manila before the October 1
ity for the statement that Mr. Curtis’ therefor. He will also make ample He estimates tho cost of constructing a fishing season opened yesterday, but
raltar for New York.
All unnecessary noises are to be
Indignation over the reconviction of visit is absolutely without official au- provision for target practice for the flume and erecting a power-house and last night’s drifts did not result in any
•topped by the health and police offi Dreyfus manifested itself in New York thority or direction.
plant at (22,000. This does not in big catches. The returns, however,
Admiral O’Neill’s estimate (or the elude the electrical machinery or the justify confidence in a good fall pack,
cials of Chicago.
by the burning in effigy of General
THE JUDGES RELENT.
armor for the vessels under construc poles and wire, which it is estimated as the fishermen, who have been out a
The plague is reported to be spread Mercier.
His will cost about as much more. It is few nights iu advance of the opening of
Petition President Loubet That Dreyfu« tion and proposed are very high.
ing in India and famine is Btarin£
It is said by prominent railroad men
estimates for the present fiscal year not likely that the city will feel justi- the season, returned this morning with
Suffer no Frenh Degradation.
them in the face.
that the Harriman syndicate is quietly
Rennes, Sept. 13.—The judges of the amounted to (4.000,000, which was ap fled in attempting so large an under full boats. The price for all good hah
The state department has been in working for a sea-to-sea railroad ar Dreyfus court martial today, bv a mu propriated. The estimates for the com I taking at present.
was 2 cents per pound, with steel
formed that a revolution has broken rangement.
heads in brisk demand at 5 cents.
tual agreement, expressed to the presi ing year will exceed this amount.
Track laying in Idaho.
out hr Venezuela.
Feary and his arctic expedition have dent of the republic, through General
Fight On the Border.
Work on the Kootenai Valley rail
Mrs. Sarah A. Baker, who has just been heard from. They ate coming Lucas, the commander of the army
Denver, Col., Sept. 13. — A special
died at Forest Home, Pa., was the old home after getting much geographical corps at Rennes, their sincere desire Keepers Neglect to Search Inaune M:i nu way has commenced in earnest. Tn
necessary machinery for tho work ar to the News from Bisbee, Ariz., says:
est American actress,
and He Kills Three.
Dreyfus would not be submitted
rived last week and is now in readiness Late Saturday afternoon there occurred
The government will soon have its to a fresh degradation.
El Paso, Tex., Sept. 11. — News has for operations. Superintendent Rob at Naco, a small town on the interna
A band of Macabeo scouts number
A state of calm prevails here. All reached here from Chihuahua, Mexico,
ing 100 has been organized at Manila j plant for the manufacture of smokeless
tional line, nine miles from here, a
powder in operation. The location is the troops and gendarmes who were of the terrible deed of a lunatio theie erts expects to lav two miles per day. shooting affair, which has already
from foinier Spanish voluuteera.
quartered in the town and its environs a few days since. Last Tuesday a crazy
An American interivewed at Atlan on the Potomac near Indian Head.
reach Poit Hill by the middle of the caused the death of one American cow
An east hound Southern Pacific train, have left, and journalists and others man created a disturbance among the month. The head of the lake will be boy and a Mexican guard, and the
ta, Ga., knows much about the Drey
wounding of several others, and ulti
fus case, and says E.,terhazy is the was held up and robbed near Wilcox,
reached by October 1.
Ariz., by four men who hired out as hay since Monday. Cafes which for the American with a heavy billet of wood,
mately the delivering over to Mexican
last few weeks have been thronged but the American knocked dowu bis
Wnlln IVatln Bond. Mold.
authorities of four American citizens,
The Thirty-third regiment of volun cutters near there for several days.
with excited crowds are deserted. This assailant with a walking cane. Tho
The city of Walla Walla, Wash., has
Two hundred feet of a trestle over afternoon a solitary gendarme paced up police arrived quickly ami soon over sold (350,000 bonds, of which (133.- who will be tried for murder.
teers has started from Houston, Tex.,
for San Francisco, for embarkation t< Broad river, near Columbus, 8. C., and down before the military prison, powered the lunatic and took him off 000 were sewer and water bonds.
Oti«’ Friend« Hopeful.
gave way un ler a trainload of granite and tlier-j was not a policeman or sol- to jail.
Morris & Whitehead, of Portland, wore
Chicago, Sept. 13.—A special to the
dier near the Lycee. which last week
An American company will estab
They locked hint in a large cell, the successful bidders. They hid for Record from Washington says: The
The Dreyfus verdict has aroused resembled a barracks. Workmen were where 15 other prisoners were confined, I general municipal bonds 4per cent friends of General Otis are becoming
liali a gigantic locomotive-building
plant in Switzerland, employing widespread indignation outside of busy dismantling the courtroom and and neglected to search him for wea interest and 5 per cent for sewer and hopeful that they" will succeed in hav
France and there is much talk through packing chairs, tables aud benches on pons. It soon developed that tho luna water bonds. The total bonds sold at ing him retained in hie present com
Europe of boycotting the Paris ex trolley-cars outside.
tio had a long knife concealed on his ■ premium of (2.100.
mand. This week tT.cy were deeply
The retail business of the country is
Madame Dreyfus visited her husband person, and drawing it he began slash
encouaged, and one, a high official of
trow being done largely on a cash basis, position.
None of the prisoners in the Ward in the prison this afternoon, but not ing right and left at his unaimed cell
the war department, openly admitted
• nd banks are seeking new mediums
The board of trustees ot Lewiston, that he believed “popular clamor”
ner bull pen are to be tried at the pres the slightest interest was shown in the mates. ~~
Two of them were killed and
ent term of court in that county. meeting by the populace. She found a third fatally wounded before the
would result in his friend’s recall, and
President Schurman, of Cornell uni Their cases will go over until theTlanu- him as calm as yesterday. The prisoner guards rushed
tiated the sale of bonds amounting to
in and disarmed the
the assignment of General Miles or
versity, will act as Governor Roose arv term.
(7,500 at a premium of 10 per cent,
smoked his pipe today for the first lunatic.
velt's representative at the Chicago
thus providing an aggregate sum r’ General Merritt to Manila.
time in many days, which indicated
(8,200 to construct two dormitories hi
No Trace of Andree.
will be shot for his crime.
more peaceable, the special dispatches
purchase physical ami chemical ap
Gothenburg, Sweden, Sept, 13.—The
At Johnson Springs, Va., a mob as from Jolumnesliurg report the greatest be expected.
Merritt Slated for the Philippine«.
paratus for the scientific department. steamer Antartic, which left Heising-
vaulted Mormon Ehler Jose Wuffin, anxiety there, ami people are still leav
STEAMERS TO HAUL OFF.
boro, Sweden. May 35 last, with an ex
York. Sept. 11.—A special dis
• nd then threatened lynching if he at ing the town by hundreds.
Woolen .Mill« Rushed.
pedition under Professor A. G. Na-
Too Many for Profit Now <»n tlie Lower patch to the Journal and Advertiser
Jealous of the United States, Euro- |
1 ukoii Kiier.
tliorst, was sjaiken off the Skaw, the
This veins’ coin crop breaks the rec- pean influences are working in South
northern extremity of Jutland, Den
After 48 hours of almost constant
St. Michael, Alaska, Aug. 26, via
<>rd. The United States will produce America in opposing a pan American Seattle, Sept. 12.—This season, which discussion among the president, Secre night and day in response to orders mark, today, on .her return from her
3,500,000,000 bushels, w:th Kansas in unity. They say the great republic is rapidly drawing to a close, will sec tary Root, Professor Schur man, Sena from all parts of the country. Blankets search along the northwest coast of
and flannels are now being turned out
seeks to dominate all America.
the lead and Nebraska second.
the exit of several companies engaged tor Beveridge, General Miles and Ad almost exclusively to fill these orders. Greenland tor Professor Andree. She
reported that she had found no trace of
Chicago will have a hotel for th«
in the trans|K>ration business on the jutant-General Cotbin, it may be stated One hundred persons ais employed.
the missing aeronaut.
First class rooms including ■ non, attacked Santa Rita and simul- Lower Yukon river, leaving the field positively that General Merritt will go
Fl <>ur for D«w»on.
bath can be had for 30 to 80 cents a taneously Guagmt and San . Antonio to four oompaniea—the North Ameri to the Philippines.
Flyin* From Johannesburg.
No statement is made as to wbat po
night. The building will be 10 stories were attacked by bodies of rebels can Trading
The steamer Alpha left Vancouver.
numbering about 600 men. All the pany, tho Alaska Commercial Com sition General Merritt is to assume, B. C., last week with a cargo of 100
Cape Town, Sept. 13.—Four trains
insurgents were repulsed without Iosa pany, the Alaska Exploration Company but it is probable the movement con tons of flour for Dawson, from the Mill containing refugees from Johannesburg
The American Bankets' Association to the Americans.
and the Empire Transportation Com templates the division of Otis' present of the Woods Milling Company. At have arrived here. Four hundred
•t their annual convention in Vleve-
refugees have also arrived at Durban.
According to the
land, O., took steps to have the coin made public by the statement just pany. It is thought by transportation duties into two departments, Merritt to Dawson flour is selling at (6 per bug During the past week, the relief com
war department people that the latter company will have charge of the military end.
nieroial pap«r laws the same the world our colonial trade for the first seven
in the North will be able to realize mittee of Johannesburg assisted 3,000
devote the greater part of its attention
Mile« May Go to Philippine«.
months of 1899 beats all records. to the dean end and Cape Nome. The
like (28,000 out of the cases of distress reported throughout
Chicago, Sept. 11. — A special to the
English newspapers seem to renard Trade movements affecting the United experiment by the Empire company of
the outbreak of hostilities with the States weie never so uniform and trying to navigate the Loner Yukon
Revolution In Venezuela.
son A. Miles, general commanding the
Boers as a mere matter of time. The natural as this year.
with the three-stack, six-crew tug Em army, will go to the Philippines to di
Tho result of the sale of the city
Sept. 13.—The captains of
officials, however, deny the situation
A Seattle dispatch says: After pire. towing three or more barges, has rect the military operations during the bonds of Helena. Mont., was that the the British ships arriving here from
is so serious.
spending several hundred dollars in proved a failure. It is said the experi approaching campaign.
This state Union Bank & Trust Company, of that Venezuela confirm the news that there
A Washington special eave Gres» assisting destitute Klondikers to their ment cost a large sum of money.
ment, wlttle not authorized by any an city, led all the Eastern banks in their has been a revolution there during the
The falling off in the passenger busi nouncement from tue president or the premium offer and finally securer) the last three weeks.
Ft itain and the United States hav« Eastern homes, the county commission
They say there
practically agreed upon the Alaskar ers have called a halt. The chamber ness has been very marked this sea eeuetarv of war, is made upon the au bonds, amounting to (65,000, giving a are two parties against the government
boundary line and present negotiation«
thority of one of tho officers of the de premium of (730. This brings the in and that the latter is extremely sus
where thousands came last year.
terest down to 3.9 per cent.
relate only to minor questions.
Faria K*po«ltion May Be Boycotted.
Trial of Keiinarf«.
There is no doubt that General Mt
A Hnndred*Ton Mill.
Washington, Sept. 13.— It is be desires tho assignment, and unless tl.«
The legislative council of Western
Lack of transportation facilities to
New York, Sept. 13. —A special to
Australia has passed a bill enfranchis South American ports is admittedly a lieved that when congress assembles unexpected happens between now and
Company, of Republic, Wash., has the Herald from Washington says:
serious hindrance to the extension of there will be considerable agitation of the middle of October, ba will start for piaced an order for 300,000 feet of lum Acting Secretary Allen has approved
Faneuil hall, Boston, which has Iwn trade between the United States and abandon its participation in the Paris Manila.
ber for their new 100-ton mill. The the request of the Newport News Com
■ ndergoing repairs for several months, the countries south of us.
is to be in operation by January pany that the battleship Kearsarge un
••position. 11 is known that expres
is to be reopened to visitors about th«
1 next. It will be a combination mill dergo her official trip on Septemlier 25.
Colonel Chas. E. Jones, the Georgia sions hosttie to the exposition, quoted
San Francisco. Sept. 9.—Th* steam with 30 stamps.
If accepted, the work on the ship will
gniddle of September.
hiatorian, has compiled a list of the from Senator Stewart are very widely
ship Del Norte lias arrived from Alaska
be rapidly complete.) in order that she
Governor Atkinson, of West Vir
with 16,813 sealskins, consigned to the
be placed in commission next
if the conviction of Dreyfus is per- North American Commercial Com
ginia, claims that Ilia state leads the
Henry Riniger'a city brewery, at month.
union in the production of oil and tenant-generals seven survive; of the imtted to stand there will be very lit- | pany. They were taken under license Rathdrum. Idaho, was totally destroyed
Battleehip Alabama will probably
lumber and that it is second In coke 81 major-generals, 16 are living, and tie friendly feeling for Franc« among »nd will net the government a heavy bv Are last week. The lose is 135.« not be placed in commiMion before
members of either the bouse or aeoata. royalty
And third in lumber.
the new year.