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YAMHILL COUNTY REPORTER.
SHIPS FROM NOME.
CONDITIONS IN CEBU.
Lack of Food Having Its Effect Upon Natives
D. 1. AIBUIT, Piklllï«.
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tvr«TS or the on
Aa Interaittag Cofl««tteo W Hom* From th*
Two Htmi*pX«r« ProMnted la a
Manila, Oct. 30.—The constabulary
report a fight with insurgents near
Passi, province of Ho Ilo, isjand of
Panay, in which 25 insurgents were
killed, together with a quantity of
arms and ammunition captured.
News from General Hughes regard
ing conditions in Cebu are encourag
ing. Lorega surrendered with his
entire force and one cannon and
seven rifles, while General Hughes is
negotiating for the surrender of
Maxilo, who styles himself “Governor
Politico-Militar.” His surrender will
mean the pacification of the island.
Lack of food and the harrassing
effects of the aggressive tactics now
pursued by the American forces are
having their influence upon the na
tives. In many places, where rice is
doled out by the government, only
enough is given for one meal, so that
it is hardly possible for any large
amount to find its way to the insurg
ents. It is believed that the recent
manifestations in the island of Samar
were chiefly due to the lack of food.
The first labor problem growing out
of the new tariff has arisen. A hat
and umbrella factory, employing GOO
hands, has found it necessary to close.
The lawyers are making a protest to
the commission, urging protection,
as the same goods from Germany can
be sold at half the price it takes to
manufacture them here.
In an attack by insurgents on the
municipal police and scouts at Sa-
bang, one scout was killed and two of
the police were captured. The in
surgents secured two Krag-Jorgenson
rifles, two shotguns and 200 rounds
Samar, say that stringent and ener
getic measures are being taken to sup
press the insurrection in that island.
General Smith has notified all the
presidents and head men of the pueb
los that they must surrender all arms
and turn over the persons implicated
in the Balangiga massacre before
November 6, threatening that other
wise the presidents will be sent to the
island of Guam, the village destroyed
and the property confiscated.
Fourteen people were killed in a
race riot in Louisana.
Lieutenant General Miles has sub
mitted his annual report.
The state dpeartment is more san
guine of saving Miss Stone.
Kains in Argentine have greatly
weakened the wheat market.
Chinese government is being reor
ganized on conservative lines.
The British barks Bowman B. Law
and Gl^nogle were destroyed by fire.
Admiral Schley will call two more
witnesses and the prosecution about
Senator Hoar asks to be excused
from delivering a eulogy on McKin
All preparations for the execution
of Czolgosz, the assassin, have been
The Schley court of inquiry is slow
ly dragging itself along, with no
definite time set for its closing.
Czolgosz, the assassin of President
McKinley, was electrocuted.
went to the chair junconfessed and
If the rumors concerning the condi
tion of King Edward are well found
ed, it is barely possible that he may
never be crowned king of England.
There is a scarcity of firewood at
Chile and Argentine are preparing
King Edward is suffering from can
cer of the throat.
Weyler denies that he aspires to a
Two steamers have arrived at Port
Townsend from Nome.
MILLION DOLLAR FRAUD.
Twenty-five insurgents were killed
in a fight near Ilo Ilo.
Hundred* of People All Over ihe Country
Nashville police attempted to arrest
Buncoed Out of Saving!.
a Great Northern robber.
Boston, Oct. 30.—In connection
Americans propose to buy up the with what the United States mar
street railways of St. Petersburg.
shal’s office declares to be one of the
The town of Brobuisk, Russia, was biggest frauds they ever had to deal
destroyed by fire and several lives lost. with in this city, members of the
Several Boers, wearing khakif uni firm of J. C. Fisher & Co., brokers,
forms, were court martialed and.shot. were arrested today on a charge of
The McKinley Memorial Arch As using the United States mail in a
sociation issues a statement to the scheme to defraud. It is alleged that
$1,000,000 has l>een taken from the
Three persons were killed in a rail public since January 1, 1900.
road wreck at a crossing near Mil
The method of the firm is said by
the authorities to have been very
Many people are being devoured by simply. People all over the country,
wolves while working in the fields in it is alleged, were written to and told
what exceptional chances there were
Eight million salmon eggs have to invest money, and that large re
been received at the Clackamas turns could be expected. Pools were
formed and those desirous of getting
Conditions in Cebu are encourag rich quickly were invited to re
ing. Lack of food is bringing the mit. After two or three weeks, it is
said, investors would be advised that
natives to terms.
a pool had been formed on a well-
Japan raises a loan of 10,000,000 known stock and that as the quota
tions had gone down the margin had
Verdict in the Islander investiga been swept away, and that more
money was necessary immediately in
Conservative Chinese want Minister order to save the Btock. After hav
ing put in two or three times the
original stock, some investor l>ecame
Southern Pacific passenger train suspicious and called the attention
held up in Ijine county.
of the authorities to the matter.
Not«! smuggler escaped from jail
nt Port Townsend, Wash.
ON CONSERVATIVE LINES.
Roosevelt and other distinguished
Work of Board Reorganizing Chine« Govern
men receive degrees from Yale.
ment-Study Western Methods.
Cold rains in the Bulgarian moun
tains may force the brigands ont.
Washington, Oct. 30.—The state
Oregon export butter adjudged department has received from Minis
alarve highest standard at Buffalo.
ter Conger at Pekin, a translation of
Audubon Boy broke the world's a series of preliminary regulations
half-mile trotting record at Memphis. adoptee! by the recently organized
Al) Oregon counties interested in Chinese Board of National Adminis
question involved in clash over move tration, charged with the reorganiza
to expert books of Marion county tion of that government on modem
and efficient lines. The sentiments
are conservative, says Mr.
Reinforcements reach the Island of
and it is made plain that
Samar from Manila. General Chaffee Conger,
there is no intention to imitate the
does not consider that there is cans«' too
brisk pace set by the reformers
of 1898, but instead to study West
Wall Street awaits the return of J. ern methods and, without adopting
Western civilization as a whole, to
to Chinese conditions such ins
Many persons were hurt in a panic adapt
as seem likely to add
in a Louisville theater.
strength to the state.
Cost of public schools of Oregon
for I’.MX) was nearly $1,600,000.
. Ex-Bank Official Arrtitad.
An injured fireman sues the South
N. 8., Oct. 30.—Adam A.
ern Pacific for $40.(MX» damages.
Harley, ex-manager of the Bank of
General Buller has been relieved of
British North America at Frederick-
command of the First Army Corps.
ton, N. B.,was arrested in this city
Oregon Short Line train wrecked in
Idaho and engineer and fireman tonight on a warrant charging him
with stealing $6.(MX) lielonging to the
bank. Two weeks ago he met two
The |>erformance of the Students’ friends from Scotland, and one of
Dramatic Association was the feature them, it is claimed, gave him $6,(MM)
of the Yale celebration.
to deposit in the bank. It is alleged
The French chamber of deputies he did not make the deposit. To
refused to discuss the proposed con night he was arrested on ta railroad
train bound for St. John.
cessions to the miners.
Tn 1899 the inheritance tax in
France produced the amount of 198,-
900,000 francs ($38.387,700).
In one New York factory 30,000,000
cigarettes a week are turned out on
an average al) the year round.
School savings banka are increas
ing rapidly in number in the United
States. Last year the system was in
fractice in 72 schools of 99 cities in
8 states. During that rear the de
posits reached a total of $878,229.
— One Cause of Samar Trouble.
Prciidrnt Roowvclt* Birthday.
Washington, Oct. 30.—Sunday was
the 43d anniversary of the birth of
Prresident Roosevelt. Occurring on
Sunday then' was no formal celebra
tion. Dr. Nichols, a friend fcom
Baltimore, was at the White House a
portion of the day and in the evening
Commander Cowles was a guest at din
ner. The president attended religi
ous service# at Grace Reformed church
Steamer* From the Icy North—
JUST PflULTT PAID
Bring 1,200 Pastenger*.
Items of Interest From All Parts
of the State.
COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL HAPPENINGS
A Bate/ Review •/ ths Growth sad Improvs-
uwnu of ths Many ladustrMs Through
out Our Thriving CtmsnrmWi.
Oil indications have been found
The Normal school building at
Weston is nearing completion.
The Dalles streets will l>e lighted
with electricity after the 15th of
Articles of incorporation of the
First Christian church of Pendleton
have been filed.
The next Polk county teachers’ in
stitute will be held in Dallas about
the middle of November.
A number of potatoes 10 and Fl
inches long and weighing over three
pounds each were exhibited in Elgin
Three carloads of machinery for the
Pomeroy dredger, to be operated on
the John Day, arrived at Sumpter
The grade of the John Day road
leading down the mountain to the
North Fork is reported to be in very
During the past week 70 carloads
of livestock have been shipped from
the Pendleton stockyards.
larger part of the shipments went to
A subscription paper is being circu
lated in Union to raise funds to se
cure and improve grounds for a park
to be used for athletics. It is pro
posed to lease a piece of ground south
It is reported from Prairie City
that the big shaft at the Red Boy
mine has passed the 200 foot level,
and three shifts are cross cutting the
vein as rapidly as possible. The 20
stamps are dropping day and night.
Albany college has an enrollment
of 118 students.
A 2-year-old child was drowned
near Athena by falling into a pool of
Irrigation in the Sprague river
country has been largely extended
The salmon run has been very good
so far and some heavy hauls have
A lodge of Degree of Honor of 75
members has been formed at New
Two Umatilla Indians are under ar
rest for killing an Indian woman
whom they believed to be a sorceress.
The chair factory at Albany was
destroyed by fire which started by a
hot electric light globe breaking and
falling into a varnish tank.
The body of W. H. Young, of
Haines, who suddenly disappeared
several weeks ago, was found about 12
miles from Baker City.
Louis Harvey was arrested at Pres
cott Saturday and taken to Pendle
ton, charged with assault. Harvey
had been wanted for three weeks.
A larger acreage of peas will be put
in at Wedderburn next season, and
the pea canning industry will be car
ried on on a larger scale than ever.
Wheat — Walla Walla, nominal,
55055 *yc?; blueetem, 56c; Valley,
Flour—Best grades, $2.650 3.50
per barrel; graham, $2.60.
Oats—Nominal 9O0$1 .00 pr cental.
Barley—Feed, $15015.50; brewing,
$16.00 per ton.
Millstuffs — Bran, $17018; mid
dling, $20021; shorts, 19020; chop,
Hay—Timothy. $11013; clover,
$709.50; Oregon wild hay, $506 per
Butter—Fancy creamery, 250 27 *»c ;
dairy. 180 20c; store, 14015c per
Eggs—Storage, 20c; fresh, 230 24c;
Cheese—Full cream, twins. 121»0
13c; Young America, 13»y014c.
Poultry—ChickenB, mixed, $2.500
3.00; hens, $4.00; dressed, 10011c
per pound springs. $2.500 3.00,
per dozen; ducks, $3 for old $3.000
4.00 for young; geese, $607 per doz
en ; turkeys, live, 10011c; dressed.
8010c per pound.
Mutton—Lambs,3*^c gross; dressed
606 Sc per pound ; sheep,$3.25 gross;
dressed, 6c per pound.
Hogs—Gross, heavy.$60 6.25; light.
$4.750 5; dressed. 707 LjC per pound,
Veal—Small, 808 'sc; large,707 *yc
Beef—Gross top steers. $3.500 4.00;
cows and heifers. $3.000 3.50; dressed
beef, 5^06*10 per pound.
Hope—80lO*,c per pound.
Wool—Valley,11013»yc per pound ;
Eastern Oregon, 8012Sc; mohair,
20021c per pound.
Potato«—65085 per sack.
\\ estern farmers all say that high
er prices for hay and other crops will
compensate for the lose on corn.
There are 5,383 libraries in the
United States, containing 44,591,851
books. There is one library for every
Nicola Tesla has purchased 200acres
of land on Long Island Sound and will
erect the largest building of its kind
in the world to experiment with
Port Townsend, Wash., Oct. 29.—
Two steamers arrived here from
Nome today, bringing over 1,200 pas
sengers, the Senator bringing 525 and
the Garrone 700.
The Senator sailed from Nome
October 19 and for several days before
sailing the icy fingers of winter had
fastened themselves on Nome and
vicinity. Snow was falling and ice
had formed and preparations were
being made for a long, cold winter.
When the Senator sailed the steam
ship Queen was at Nome and the
Roanoke was at St. Michael.
furious northern gale was blowing.
The Queen, Valencia and Roanoke
will 1« the last steamers from Nome,
and they will bring aboilt 2,000 peo
ple, and there are many more who
would return if transportation could
lie secured, besides a large number of
destitute who would be compelled to
remain at Nome and face an Arctic
winter, depending upon charity.
Increase in Loss of Life on Steamboats Last
Washington, Oct. 28.—The annual
report of General James A. Dumont,
supervising Inspector General of
steam vessels the last fiscal year, has
been made public. It shows that 9,773
vessels were inspected during the
year, a decrease of 80 from the figures
for the proceeding year. The total
loss of life on steam vessels last year
was 340, an increase of 140 over the
By the loss of the
steamer Rio de Janeiro at San Fran
cisco last February 127 lives were lost.
General Dumont adivses that sec
tion 4490 of the revised statutes, pro
viding for at least three water tight
compartments in all sea-going and
coastwise steamers, be amended to in
clude all passenger and ferry boats
hereafter built of 500 tons and up
ward, regardless of the watesr they
navigate, and further, that th
number of passengers be liimited on
ferry boats running routes exceed
ing three miles from dock to dock.”
Czolgosz, the Assassin, Dies In
the Electric Chair.
MET FATE WITH BRUTAL INDIFFERENCE
Refuied to Accept Religiou* Coniolation or to
Renounce Anarchy—Body Buried In
Priion Grounds—No Ceremony.
Auburn, N. Y., Oct 29.—Leon Czol
gosz, the assassin of President Mc
Kinley, was electrocuted at 7:12:30.
Czolgosz passed a quiet night. He
slept nearly all night. He awoke
finally at 4:45 o’clock.
He suffered a sight nervous attack
late yesterday, but remained sullen
and stoic up to the time the prison
closed at 10 o’clock. He refused to
heed the words of the priests who
came to urge spiritual preparation
for death and declined to re-embrace
Roman Catholicism or to renounce
Czolgosz showed no
strength of love for kin. nor did he
turn to any of those higher consider
ations which ordinarily claim the
thoughts of men occupying his posi
tion. He may have suffered untold
torture, but outwardly he seemed
sullen and indifferent. The state is
not to surrender possession of his
body, and by sundown it will have
been secretly interred in ground con
trolled by the officials of Auburn
Czolgosz held his last two inter
views last night, the first with Super
intendent Collins and the second
with his brother and brother-in-law.
Both of the interviews were brief.
The interviewers did most of the
talking until the question of religion
was mentioned, when Czolgosz broke
from his seeming lethargy and vio
lently denounced the church and the
clergy and made his relatives promise
that there should be no service for
him, living or dead.
brother and brother-in-law bid him
farewell, he turned and walked to
the other side of the cell and refused
to answer them.
A PLOT ON 8HAH’8 LIFE.
Name* of the Conipirator*.
London, Oct. 28.—“News has bee
received here from Teheran” says
dispatch from St. Petersburg to th*
Daily Mail, "of the discovery of a ser
ous plot against the life of the shal •
The leaders of the conspiracy weiP
tho shah's two brothers, the gran 1
visier Sadr Aasam and the shah s
son-in-law. The two brothers havJ
been banished for life to Arebil. Th-
son-in-law was sentenced to deatl ,
but on the scaffold his sentence wt B
mitigated by the shah’s firman tp
flogging until he revealed all tie
names of the conspirators.
“The shah’s favorite, Guram*,
who was also concerned, was pa -
doned on the scaffold, but died subs< -
quently in prison. The wlrolc rev< -
lutionary party, together with tl e
higher priests, were in the plot an I
all will be beheaded or imprison« I
for life. There is a veritable pan o
among the people at Teheran.”
OVER NIAGARA FALLS.
Woman Accomplished the Feat Withou! S:
Niagara Falls, N. Y., Oct. 28.--
Mrs. Anna Edin Taylor went ov< r
Niagara Falls on the Canadian si< e
this afternoon and survived, a fe. t
never before accomplished and, in
deed, never attempted except in the
deliberate commission of suicid'.
She made the trip in a barrel. N»t
only did she survive, but she escaped
without a broken bone, her only a >-
parent injuries being a scalp would
one and a half inches long, a slight
concussion of the brain, soma shock
to her nervous system and bruise«
about ti e body.
The barrel i®
which Mrs. Taylor made the journey
is four and a half feet high and about
three feet in diameter. A leather
harness and cushions inside protectikl
her body. Air was obtained through
a rubber tube connecting with a smalll
opening near the top of the barrel.
Mrs. Taylor is a school teacher, arid
recently came here from Bay Citz,
THE CHINESE PROTOCOL.
Proviilon* of the Document Brought by A.r.
Salt Lake, Utah, Oct. 29.—A tele
phone message from Bingham, Utah,
tonight states that up to 10 P. M.,
rescuing parties had failed to reach
Charles Nutting and William Ander
son, the two miners who were entomb
ed in a cave-in in the Highland Boy
At that hour it was not
known whether the imprisoned men
were dead or alive, their signals hav
ing ceased after midnight last night.
Great difficulty is being encountered
in reaching the place where the men
are located. The walls of the tunnel
are constantly crumbling, not only
impeding the work of rescue, but also
endangering the lives of the miners
who were endeavoring to save their
Real Condition of Edward VII It Explained—
Trouble I* in Hi* Throat
London, Oct. 29.—Reynolds Week
ly Newspaper is the first British paper
to assert that King Edward is suffer
ing from cancer of the throat. In
today’s issue, it declared that since
his majesty’s accesson, three o;>era-
tions have been performed for the re
moval of papilloma on the left vocal
choid and that one was removed from
the right vocal chord last week.
“Assistance was hastly summoned,”
says this journal, “as his majesty was
breathing with difficulty, and an
immediate operation was performed.
But it is regarded as only a temporary
relief, the injured epithelium now
having become a cancerous growth,
and serious developments are ex
Chicago Laborer'* Crime.
Chicago, Oct. 29.—Because he was
denied the sight of his two little chil
dren, James Kennedy, a laborer, to
day murdered his *ife and killed him
self. The couple were married 12
years ago, but quarreler! recently and
Kennedy caller! on his
wife today and asked to see them.
She refused, fearing he meant to take
them away and keep them from her.
Many V<**el> On the North Coast Forced to
Seek Shelter—Damage Great.
Vancouver, Oct. 30.—The severest
storm of the season broke over the
Northern coast last week, and for
three days shipping was nearly at a
standstill. Skagway steamers were
forced to seek shelter and the steam
ers New England and Capilano,
which have arrived here, report that
the sea was the roughest seen on the
north coast for a year.
The greatest damage done was at
Port Essington, just above the Indian
village of Iverness. There the build
ing of the Church of England has
been leveled by the storm and half a
dozen other buildings were blown over
and pieces of their roofs scattered for
half a mile up the river.
Pulled a Lamp From the Table.
Alleghany, Pa., Oct. 30.—Thir-
teen-months-old Robbie Busier to
night pulled a lighted lamp from a
table and was fatally burned. His
mother, in her efforts to save the
baby, was seriously burned about the
bead and breast and her recovery* is
doubtful. Three neighbors were all
painfully burned while extinguishing
the flames. Mrs. Busier ran into the
yard with her clothing ablaze and it
became necessary literally to tear the
clothing from her.
Gun at Army Fort Exploded.
Leavenworth, Kan., Oct. 30.—By
an explosion of a Colt’s automatic
firing gun at Fort Leavenworth today,
Captain Menoher and five men of the
Twenty-eighth battery of field artil
lery were wounded, three severely.
The gun, a new one, was being tested,
and was allowed to become too hot,
and when a shell came into the
breech after firing, the shell exploded,
tearing out the breech, fragments of
which struck and injured the men.
Washington,Oct.28.—Special Cot i-
missioner Rockhill has assurnld
charge of the bureau of American
His Chinese mission it
discharged, with the single exception
that he must submit to SecretayHay
a final report upon it.
hill brings with him a corrected copy
of the final protocol. It was solely
through the efforts of the UnitW
States government,as exerted through
Mr. Rockhill, that what are knov'r
as the commercial concessions in 11(
protocols were secured.
single staple, namely flour, wai
placed upon the Chinese free list. n
view of the present large market I di
American flour in China and tn<
enormous prospective demand to fol
low closer relations, this one conces
sion is regarded as of great value.
THE FAMINE IN CHINA.
Nine Hundred Thousand Person* on Verge o
Shanghai, Oct. 28.—According t<
reliable reports received by Briti il
Consul General Warren, 600,(100 pt r
sons in the piovince of An Hui ant
300,000 in the province of Kiang :h
are on the verge of starvation, ant
the famine is spreading. The avail
able funds are insignificant. Tin
Chinese have contributed £7,500 aut
the foreigners £1,500. A committal
of the consuls is being formed to ait
Curtailing Copper Production.
Butte, Mont., Oct. 28.—The an
nounced policy of the Amalgamate
copper company to curtail prodi c
tion in order to keep the price o
copper up to 17 cents, is now in for< el
Both the Anaconda and the Bostor
<t Montana mines and smelters havt
been closed down, but it is said tnt
suspension will l>e only temporaiy,
Fully 8,000 men are out of employ mi t,
Yung Lu’* Secret Plan*.
Boer* Court Martialed «nd Shot.
London, Oct. 29.—The South Af
rican mail brings news that several
Boers who were captured wearing
Khaki uniforms were court martialed
and shot. It seemed also that Com
mandant Theron crossed the Cape
line, west of Touwse river station,
Shanghai, Oct. 28.—The newspapt ri
consider that General Yung Lv.’i
secret dispatch to Li Hung Charg
asserting that the Em press Dowager ii
anxious to enter into friendly re a
tions'with Russia, and adding tl:<
Li Hung Chang must prompt!
conclude the Manchurian treaty, j
prompted by revenge.
Chinese Eager for Reform.
Confident of Rucue.
Follow* Hi* Father'* Counsel.
Chicago, Oct. 29.—Regeneration of
the Chinese people and the over
throw of the Chinese government
were predicted by the Right Rev. F.
R. Graves, missionary bishop of
Shanghai, in a sermon at Grace
Episcopal church. According to the
prelate, the recent outbreaks in China
are but signs of a coming revolution.
The Chinese people, he said, were be
coming eager for reform and the new
generation would revolt in order to
learn of the customs and habits of
Washington, Oct. 30.—The state
department officials are more san
guine than they have been of late as
to the successful outcome of the
efforts now being put forth in behalf
of Miss Stone. It is true they have
not succeeded in establishing commu
nication with the kidnapers, but the
reports they have received from
Spencer Eddy, at Constantinople,
and Dr. Dickinson, at Sofia, encour
age the belief that they are about at
a point where direct negotiations can
be opened with the brigands.
New York, Oct. 28.—It is reports
from Peshawar, says a Simla dispatch
to the New York and London Timi^.
that Ameer Habib Ullah, following
the counsel of his father, consults
the mother of Umar Jan in all im
portant state affairs.
She is a royal
princess, was the chief wife of Abdul
Rahman, and enjoys much prestige.
She does not head any faction agaii.s
Habib Ullah, as Umar Jan is only
12 years old.
Sun«t Limited Start* Dscambar 3.
New Orleans, Oct. 28.—The Sunset
Limited, the transcontinental service
of the Southern Pacific, will be put
into operation between New Orleans
and San Francisco, Monday, December
3, the first train west bound leaving
New Orleans that day. The Sunset
Limited is the train which eight
years ago established a record in
Quick Way to Settle With Americans.
Strike Movement In Spain.
Washington, Oct. 30.—As a quick
Barcelonia, Oct 28.—The anarchist
way of adjusting the claims of the
in favor of a general
small number of American citizens
who were deported from South Africa strike is proving fruitful in Spain.
and the Transvaal as a military ne Leading anarchists assert that com
cessity, the British government has mittees throughout the world, repre-
offered to pay the lump sum of j sen ting 8,000,000 workers, are only“
$30.000 over to the state department, awaiting the signal to inaugurate
which will distribute the money the universal strike proposed by the
among the claimants. This proposi German workmen and approved by
tion has not yet been acted upon, but the American and European commit
probably it will be accepted.