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YAMHILL COUNTY REPOHÏER
last peace move fails .
Reassuring News From the Milburn Residence
D. I. AIBCKT, PMbllahar.
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An Interesting Collection of Items From thi
Two Hemispheres Presented In •
Last efforts to settle the steel strike
Blimot Plaig crushed to death in a
well at Lents.
Buried forest discovered under the
lava on Mount Hood.
The National reunion of the G. A. R.
opened at Cleveland.
Chicago police believe they have lo-
cated Emma Goldman.
Strange death of Winter Kyle at
Astoria leads to suspicion of murder.
Improvement in President's con-
ditlon has good effect in financial
Governor Geer commends proposed
New Jersey legislation against an-
Abraham Isaak, anarchist, under ar
rest in Chicago, published The Fire
brand in Portland.
Secretary Gage has been asked to
relieve the money market by New
York financial institutions.
President McKinley continues to Im
prove and the physicians have strong
hopes that he 1/111 recover.
H. O. Armour, the Chicago packer,
died at Saratoga.
An attempt was made to murder a
family of hoppickers.
A lone highwayman tried to hold up
the Ager-Lakeview stage.
Thieves are robbing sluiceboxes in
the vicinity of Dawson.
The Venezuelan fleet Is bombarding
Rio Hacha, Colombia.
An X-ray apparatus has been sent
from New York to Buffalo.
Shooting of President McKinley dis
cussed by ministers in their sermons.
Two bombs were discovered under
the Haymarket monument in Chi
The steelworkers' executive commit
tee ordered Shaffer to settle the
Prayers for the President’s recov
ery were offered in churches through
out the land.
New York police are looking for
Steps are being
taken for the suppression of anarch
President McKinley’s chances of
recovery have Improved, For the
present no attempt will be made to
remove the bullet.
Messages of condolence were re
celved from all parts of the world.
Dr. Von Miquel, Prussian ex
ter of Finance, died at Frnakfort on-
The Texarania train robbers are still
The ecumenical conference opened
Fighting is expected at Boess del
Toro and at Colon.
The New York conference did not
settle the steel strike.
Remarably quiet year reported in
the English wheat market.
Columbia beat Constitution 17 sec
onds over a 30-mile course.
Bridge of the God’s ascended by the
Regulator exploring expedition.
Prince Chun delivered Chin's letter
of apology to Emperor William.
Harvest Carnival of the Modern
Woodmen of America opened at Al
New international boundary line
may put much of Blaine, Wash. In
Census Office Issues a bulletin on tho
sex, nativity and color of the popula
tion of Oregon.
The chainmakers are striking
Venezuela issues an explanation of
A Cotton Belt train
The Japanese press is excited over
the Honolulu Incident.
Visible grain supply August 31st
shows general increase.
Late developments were not favor-
able to the steel strikers.
Governor Schroeder reports
perous conditions in Guam.
Men employed to take the strikers’
places at the Le Rol smelter walked
Summary of crop conditions report*
generally favorable weather.
The United States offered to medi
ate between Venezuela and Colombia.
The Caracas and Bogota govern-
ments replied to Secretary Hay's note,
English and Pittsburg syndicates
bet $400.000 on the coming yacht race,
Boers threaten to shoot all British
soldiers captured after September
Court* will be asked to set aside
the sale of a Skagit County, Wash-
Ington, road to the Great Northern
In Hong Kong there are only 400
women, and In Hawaii 532 women, ts
every 1000 men.
The number of retail liquor dealer*
In the United States at the dose of
last year was 205.000 The total vote
of the prohibition party in the elec
tion of the same year was 209,000.
The bee and honey raisers of North
Germany are having a hard Ume. They
feel the competition of the artificial
honey factories very much The arti
ficial product contains often no more
than 10 per cent of natural honey.
Buffalo, Sept. 9.—Through a quiet,
peaceful Sunday every word that came
from the big vine-clad house in Dela
ware avenue, in which the stricken
Chief Magistrate of the Nation lies
battling for life, was reassuring and
tonight the chances of his recovery
are so greatly improved that all of
those who have kept the patient vigil
at his bedside feel strongly that his
life will be spared.
The developments of last night and
today were dreaded, but hour after
hour passed and the distinguished pa-
j tient, struggling there beneath the
watchful eyes of physicians and train
ed nurses, showed no unfavorable
signs. Five times during the day
the doctors and surgeons assembled
for consultation, and each time the
verdict was unanimous that what
! change had occurred was for the bet-
Not the slightest premonitory symp
tom of peritonitis appeared and the
fresh hope, born with the morning,
grew stronger and stronger as the
day advanced, until, toward evening,
the confidence expressed In the Presi
dent’s recovery seemed almost too
Milburn House, Buffalo, Sept. ».
1:30 a. m.—No additional bulletin haB
been Issued by the President’s phy
sicians. The condition of the Presi
dent is reported as unchanged.
2:30 a. m.—Harry Hamlin has just
left the Milburn House.
“There hau been no change."
9:45 a. m.—Up to this time the ex
pected morning bulletin from the phy
sicians of the President has not been
Issued. The President is reported to
be resting well. His condition re-
CAPTURED BY BRIGANDS.
of an American Woman in Mace
donia is Confirmed.
Jamestown. N. D., Sept. 10.—Five
men were killed and nix others seri
ously injured, two of whom have since
died, in a collision early today.
mixed train on the Northern Pacific
came In from Oakes, carrying 17 men
on a flatcar. As the train passed the
station a road engine was struck, and
the force of the collision caused the
flatcar to collapse. The name* of the
dead and in lured could not be learn
ed, They were harvest hands who
had boarded the car at I-amouro.
Pittsburg. Sept. 11— The last efforts
Items of Interest From All Parts to settle the steel strike have failed.
The general executive board of the
of the State.
COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL HAPPENINGS
A Brief Review of the Growth and Improve
ment! of the Many Industrie! Through
out Our Thriving Commonweelth.
PRKSIDENT WILLIAM MCKINLEY.
breast bone was removed. Later the
President was reported as resting
At 6 o’clock Dr. Roswell Parke, the
well-known surgeon, arrived at the
hospital, and after putting the Presi
dent under an anesthetic, began prob
ing for the ball in the abdomen.
The prisoner declares that he is
Fred Nieman, of Detroit. When ar
rested he was asked why he had shot
the President, and replied:
“I am an anarchist and have done
Later he denied to a police official
that he was an anarchist.
Mrs. McKinley received the news
of the attempted assassination with
the utmost courage.
HE WAS WOUNDED TWICE—NOT
The President is Shot
By An Anarchist
AT BUFFALO FAIR
HOPE OF RECOVERY.
Washington, Sept. 9.—The State
One Bullet R.moved— Wounds Dressed Imme-
Department has received information
diately and Patient Doing Well.
from the United States legation at Well Dressed Stranger Approached Him As If
Constantinople confirming the press
To Shake Hands, and Fired Twice With
Buffalo. Sept. 7.—Secretary Cor-
report of the capture of an American
a Revolver Concealed Under a Handker telyou gave out the following state
missionary by brigands.
ment last evening at 7 p. m.:
patch from Minister Leishmann re
chief-Assailant Was Immediately Placed
“The President was shot about 4
ports that brigands captured Mist
o’clock. One bullet. struck him on
Stone, an American missionary, who
the upper portion of the breastbone,
was traveling with a woman compan
glancing and not penetrating; the
ion, in the vilayet of Salonica. The
Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 7.—President second bullet penetrated the abdo
department adds that the matter has McKinley was shot and seriously men five inches below the left nip
received the immediate and earnest wounded by a would-be assassin while ple and one and one-half inches to
attention of Minister Leishmann.
holding a reception in the Temple ot the left of the madian line. The ab
Music at the Pan-American grounds
Boston, Sept. 9.—The American a few minutes after 4 o'clock yester domen was opened through the line
Board of Foreign Missions has re day afternoon. One shot took effect of the bullet wound. It was found
ceived a cable message from Rev. J. in the right breast, the other in the that the bullet had penetrated the
H. House, one of the missionaries at abdomen. The first is not of a seri stomach. The opening in the front
wall of the stomach was carefully
Salonica, in Macedonia, saying:
ous nature and the bullet has been
"Brigands took Miss Stone and extracted. The latter pierced the ab- closed with silk stitches, after which
a search was made for a hole in the
dominal wall and has not been lo- back wall of the stomach, This was
found and also closed by the same
These places are situated about 100
The President was approached by way.
miles northeast of Salonica in a coun a man
with a dark mustache and with
try long familiar to the missionaries one hand covered with a handker-
"The further course of the bullet
of the American Board. Miss Ellen chief. As the man extended his hand could not be discovered, although
H. Stone is one of the tried mission to the President, apparently with the careful search was made, The ab-
aries of the American Board, having intention of shaking hands with him, dominal wound was closed without
been in this misBion since 1878. Mis he fired a shot which entered the drainage. No injury to the intestines
sionaries now in Boston from Bul President's
breast, lodging or other abdominal organ was dis
garia are confident that no ill-treat against the breast bone. Another shot covered. The patient stood the oper
ment will be given the ladles, but was fired at once, which entered the ation well; pulse of good quality, rate
think it is simply a case in which ran President’s abdomen.
I of 130; condition at the conclusion
som is sought for by the robbers.
The assailant was immediately ar of the operation was gratifying. The
result cannot be foretold. His con
Constantinople, Sept. 9.—The Sul rested and was thrown to the ground, dition at present justifies hope of re
tan. immediately upon hearing of the and quick as a flash 20 men were covery.
abduction of Miss Stone and her com upon him. When rescued he was cov-
"GEORGE B. CORTELYOU,
panion, peremptorily ordered the Vail • red with blood from a gash in his
“Secretary to the President.”
of Salonica to secure their release face. Cries of lynching were heard
and to exercise every care for their
Buffalo, Sept. 7.—The following
aged to get the man < out of the bulletin was issued by the President's
comfort and safety.
grounds and locked him up in a sta physician at 10:40 p. m. last night:
tion house a short distance from the
"The President is rallying satisfac
STRIKE MAY BE SETTLED.
grounds. I.ater he was removed to torily and is resting comfortably.
Mr. Schaffer Has a Telephone Conference the police headquarters.
”10:50 p. m.—Temperature, 100.4
Detective Geary wan near the Pres degrees; pulse, 124; respiration, 24.”
With President Schwab.
ident and he fell into his arms.
New York, Sept. 9.—’ The World, In
"Am I shot?” asked the President. I Buffalo, Sept. 7.—At 3 a.m. the fol
an article on the steel strike to ap-
The officer opened the President's lowing bulletin was issued:
pear tomorrow morning, will say that vest, and, seeing blood, replied: "Yes,
"The President continues to rest
there is strong hope for settlement of I am afraid you are, Mr. President.” well. Temperature 101.6; pulse, 110;
the strike. It says:
The President was at once taken to respiration. 24."
"Hope for a favorable outcome was the emergency hospital, where a bul
Buffalo, Sept. 7.—At 4:30 the Pres
increased when, early this afternoon. let which had lodged against the ident
was still resting easily.
President Schwab received II 'phone
call from Mr. Shaffer, who said he de
Cloudburst in Kansas.
sired to speak with him personally. BOER COMMANDO CAPTURED.
Details of what passed between the
Kansas City, Sept. 9.—A special to
men have not been learned, but it Many Killed and Wounded, and Several Im
the Star from Ness City, Kan., says:
was reported that Mr. Shaffer had
A cloudburst struck Ness City last
portant Officers Taken.
asked for another conference between
the steel trust officers and Amalga
MJddelburg. Cape Colony, Sept. 9.— night and it is estimated that over
mated board and that the board would Lotter's entire commando has been eight inches of water fell. Bridges
come here today for that purpose. Im taken by Major Scholl of Pietersburg. and sidewalks were washed out. cel
Schaffer One hundred and three prisoners were lars were flooded and several small
telephoned Mr. Schwab went to captured, 12 Boers were killed and 46 business houses were undermined and
Mr. Morgen's office and remained wounded. Two hundred horses also ruined. No lives are reported lost.
closeted with him for some time. The were captured.
Ness City is a town of 1000 people,
nature of the news he carried seemed
situated on the Santa Fe railroad in
London. Sept. 9.—Lord Kitchener’s Ness County. 55 miles east of the Col
to be highly satisfactory to both him
report from Pretoria to the War Of orado State line.
and Mr. Morgan.”
fice covering the capture of Lotter's
commando gives the figures as 19 kill
ed, 42 wounded and 62 captured un
Sept. 9.—Pensions wounded. The prisoners include Com
Cleveland. Sept. 9.—Ninety people
have been granted as follows:
mandants Lotter and Breedt. Field who ate clams at a lunch at the open
Oregon -Original, George Bentley, Cornets J. Kruger and W. Kruger, and ing of a new public building a few
Portland, $12: Ezra Suman, Elgin. $6; Lieutenant Shoeman. Among the kill days ago have been ill since, suffer
Benjamin F. Nicholson. Eugene, $8.
ed were the two Vaslers, notable reb ing. it is alleged, from ptomaine pois
No person has died, but many
White, Walla Walia, $12; Henry W. els. The casualties were 10 killed oning
are still in bed.
Davis, Lincoln. $6; Increase, restora
tion, reissue, etc., John S. McMine-
Clyclist Loses a Leg.
Burned tc Drath.
mee. Port Orchard, $10; original wld-
ows, etc., Grace 8. Wallace, Cowlitz.
New York. Sept. 9.—Gangrene hav
Topeka. Kan., Sept. 9.—Miss Eolah
Hounsom was burned to death today ing set in, the surgeons at Bellevue
in her home at 132 Kline street. The hospital have decided that John Nel
Fsmout Racehorse Dead.
origin of the fire is unknown. Mur son, the cyclist, must have his leg
Marion, Ind., Sept. 9.—Glenmoyne. der. with robbery in view, is suspect amputated in an effort to save his
the running horse, which on the Chi ed by the police, as she was known to life.
cago tracks cleared $120.000 for the have had some money.
Snowstorm in Montana.
owner, Harry Goldstein, in 1893-4, Is
Butte. Mont.. Sept. 9.—The western
Death List is Now Sixteen.
Newark. N. J., Sept. 9.—The death portion of Montana is tonight in tho
Will Sign Protocol.
list of the North Central train wreck, grasp of a storm that began before
Pekin, Sept. 9.—The Foreign Min which occurred last week near Fair- daylight this morning. The weather
isters have accepted the Imperial ville, has been Increased to 16 by the is intensely cold and considerable
edicts and have arranged to sign the death today of Mrs. William Lee snow has fallen. More is now coming
peace protocol tomorrow.
and It 1* feared crops will suffer.
Munyon, of Port Gibson.
Harvest Hand« Killed in a Calllsion
Left to President Shaffer.
Garrisons at Shanghai.
Shanghai. Sept. 9.—The Rajputs
have left here, reducing the British
garrison In Shanghai to one native
regiment. The German garrison is
900 strong and is showing great ac
tivity. The Germans have leased for
three years, with the option of six,
a large tract inside the general set
tlement. They are fencing it and
building barracks and storehouses.
The British community strongly ob
ligh house is Too Low.
It 1 b said at least 5,000 noppicKers
are now employed in the Polk County
The omnipresent forest ire is rag
ing in Coos County, but no great
amount of damage is reported as yet.
The big fall roundup is now in pro
gress at Alba and will continue until
all the cattle are gathered in. It be
gan last week.
Barnes Bros., of Meacham, have
burned an experimental kiln of 20.000
brick. A first-class article is reported,
and the Inland Empire will furnish a
Wade Calavan fell 42 feet through a
condemned bridge over the Santiam.
and struck in 20 feet of water on his
head and shoulders, missing a ledge of
rock by about six inches. He was
able to get to shore without assistance.
The articles of incorporation of the
White Butte Mining Company have
been filed with the Secretary of State
and the Crook County Clerk.
property of the company consists of
seven claims. White Butte, Lily, Cel
tic. Capitan, Oregonian, Gypsy and Mo
Fourteen carloads of Bartlett pears
were shipped from the Medford sta
tion last week. Six hundred boxes are
loaded in each car, or 8400 boxes in all,
which quantity at the price most of
the fruit has been sold, $1.25 per box,
in Medford, has left $10,500 among or-
The Mount Angel City Council Mon
day night granted A. B. Kurtz a 30-
year light and water franchise and
entered into a contract to take four arc
lights and four hydrants for three
years. Mr. Kurtz will supply the light
and water with the use of the Aurora
Amalgamated Association adjourned
this evening without date and without
accepting any of the peace propositions
that have come indirectly from the
United States Steel Corporation, or
making any counter propositions, ac
cording to the official statement. 3 he
semi-official report is that the propo
sition secured for the Amalgamated
Association, through the intervention
of the representatives of the National
Civic Federation, was unsatisfactory,
and that the matter of settling and ar
ranging was left for Mr. Shaffer. The
board, in its sessions of three days,
has been clamoring for a settlement,
but satisfactory terms and means were
net at hand, and the sessions resolved
themselves into an informal discus
sion of the situation. At the close ot
the meeting of the National executive
board this evening, President Shaffe.
declared he had no statement to
make, but subsequently said:
“The board has adjourned, and the
out-of-town members will probably
leave for their homes tonight. No
peace proposition has been received
and none made.”
Still later he added that he nor no
other member of the board would go
to New York during the night to sub
mit a peace proposition, saying he
would be at headquarters as usual to
The meeting of the board did not
adjourn in high good feeling, yet the
members of the board were averse to
making statements supplemental to
that of President Shaffer. It was stated
by some of the members of the board
that the adjournment had left matters
practically as they were before the
meeting had been called, and that the
strike must go on as before, leaving
arrangements for a possible settlement
through the direct conference of the
representatives of the United States
Steel Corporation with President Shaf
Baker City has issued $20,000 worth
GREAT FOO CHOW FIRE.
of bonds to establish water rights.
The fences of Jesse Carr around 80,- Caused by the Overturning of a Lamp—Loot
000 acres of public land in Southwest
ing by Natives.
ern Oregon have been torn down.
Vancouver, B. C., Sept. 11.—Details
A. B. Hammond, a Montana capital of the great fire of August 20, in Foo
ist, has bought 50,000 acres of timber
Chow, which destroyed over $1,000,000
land near Portland.
worth of property, received by the
Deputy Fish Warden Austin is put steamer Tartar, state that it was
ting in a fish rack in the Siuslaw River
just above the mouth of Wildcat caused by the overturning of a lamp
in a native undertaking establishment.
Hundreds of acres of business houses
J. S. Herrin, of Jackson, has sold his
1901 wool clip, 10,000 pounds, to San were carried away, and many people
Francisco parties at 13% cents f. o. b. perished in the fire, which burned the
greater part of two days. European
The notable feature of the fair at proprietors of business houses and
Marshfield is the large number of dif- larger Chinese merchants were the
ferent kinds of “skin games” which heaviest sufferers.
have been licensed.
During the progress of the fire and
During the past week or ten days immediately after it the coolie native
quite an extensive fire has been raging population looted the half-burned
in the Middle Fork Country between buildings and stole everything that
Willow Creek and Susanville.
they could lay hands on. The Chinese
Cattle and sheepmen in Grant and police, under their European officers,
adjoining counties are losing small lots
of stock every once in a while from were unable to prevent the looting
poison weeds and gun-shot wounds re except in a small degree, and before
the second evening had passed a large
The salmon hatchery at Siuslaw is number of regular soldiers were call
not to be abandoned, as lately stated ed out. At that tlmp many people
It is the intention to increase the out had been killed in fights and there
put and operate the hatchery to its were dead bodies in every street. Five
men were killd by the falling of a
As this is the open season for ducks three-story building. *
numerous hunters are going out daily
The carnage on the streets was aw
from Albany. They are said to have
trouble avoiding accidental slaughter ful. The soldiers, mounted, dashed up
the main thoroughfares, stabbing to
of Chinese pheasants.
death or trampling under horses’ feet
the robbers who were carrying away
\\ heat — \\ alia Walla, nominal goods in every direction. Even though
knocked down, the natives who were
55c; bluestem, 56c; valley, 56.
Flour—best grades, $2.65(83.50 per running away with stolen goods held
on to their bundles. The horsemen
barrel: graham, $2.60.
thrust them through the legs or arms
Oats—-Old, 90(395 percental.
with swords to make them drop
Barley—Feed, $15(3 15.50; brewing these, and even then some of the
$15 .50 per ton.
coolies clung to their plunder with
Millituffs—Bran, $17 @ 18; mid such desperation that they were put
dlings, $21.50; shorts. $20; chop, $16. to death where they had been knocked
Hay—Timothy, $11(813; clover, over. Many of the injured were taken
$7(89.50; Oregon wild hay, $5@6 per away in ambulances and were being
treated in the hospitals when the Tar
Butter—Fancy creamery, 25(327 ‘gc; tar sailed from China.
dairy. 18@20c; store, 12'2@15c per
Eggs—21(322 >2c per dozen.
Cheese—Full cream, twins, 12% <8
13c; Young America, 13% (814c per
Poultry—Chickens, mixed, $3.00(8
3.75; hens, $3.00(84.25; dressed. 10(8
11c per pound; springs, $1.75@3.OO
per dozen; ducks, $3 for old; $3,00
(83.50 1 >r young; geese. $5(35.50 per
dozen ; turkeys, live. 8(310c; dressed,
10(812 %c per pound.
Mutton — Lanibs, 3L4c. gross-
dressed, 6(36 %c per pound; sheep,
$3.25, gross; dressed, 6c per lb.
Hogs — Gross, heavy, $6(86.25;
light, $4.75(85; dressed, 7(37 Sc pet
Veal — Small. 8(39c; large, 7
(87 %c pef pound.
Beef—Gross top steers. $3.50(34.00;
cows and heifer*, $3.00(83.50; dressed’
beef, 648’c per pound.
Hops—10(8 12 Sc per pound.
Wool — Valley, 11@ 13 %c; Eastern
Oregon. 8(812 %c; mohair, 20(321c per
Potatoes—$1.10(3$!.20 per sack.
Union Men Return to Work.
Amalgamated Association men return
ed to work at the plant of the Illinois
Steel Company in Bayview today. It
is said two of the company's mills,
the 12-inch and the rail mill, were
started. Among those who reported
for duty were J. D. Hickey and J. F.
Cooper, the two men who went to
Pittsburg recently to learn the real
facts about the strike.
British Minister to Chile.
Washington. Sept. IL—Gerard A.
Lowther, the first Secretary and
Charge d'Affaires of the British Em-
bassy here, has received a substantial
promotion in the British diplomatic
service, having been selected for Brit
ish Minister to Chile.
Jamestown. N. D., Sept. 11.—A
Northern Pacific train of seven freight
cars and two passenger coaches col
lided with an engine in the yard here
today, killing five men and injuring
The biggest pumps ever used were
Prussian Minister of Finance.
I-ondon. Sept. 9.—According to re- made to pump out Lake Haarlem, in
Frankfort-on-the-Main. Sept. 10?—Dr.
port« from Ottawa, an engineer of the
Johannes Von Miquel. exPrussian
daily for 11 years.
Canadian Marine Department has vis
Minister of Finance, was found dead
ited Cape Race. N. F.. where several
in hed this morning. He wa* born
in February. 1849. Dr. Von Miquel
wrecks have occurred this year. He
among nations. In Egypt beer has
reports that the lighthouse is in good been drunk for 5.000 years, and the was out walking Saturday and spent
order. ‘ but that ...................
the light is 55 feet "busa" of the fellahs of today is the evening reading. He retired at
lower than it is advertised as being, made by a process almost identical midnight. He had not been feeline
which reduces the horizon by two with that described by Herodotus, i well all day. Hi* daughter went to
miles. He also suggests that the du- mentioned in hieroglyphs and de^ his bedroom thl* morning and found
ration of the fog
changed picted in sculpture as old as 3000 her father dead. A physician who
was summoned certified that d»ath
to two blasts of five seconds each.
was th® result of heart apoplexy.