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Htm or ritt ra
From All Part» of the New World
and the Old.
(X INTtKtsr TO OUR MANY HI ADI If
Loo>p-«h«n.lv» Role** ef th« Importe«! lisp
P«nlno ol th« Put W««k In a
I ond«iu«d t omv
Th« llrltleh m«l *»h »«»ere luasss
Kctulurcemaute w*H l* ■•••• •«
KH v I mmh ’I' «•( <«nv«*.
Two humlre*! mill bauds al Flutttuoo,
Culu . bsrtt struck.
F'rsd r. Dubois wss »lr**’l«<l United
Htstss »siralor lruui»i<lalH>
Ilia x-i.t iiclug of Mvord, (Im ■ iu
Colomblsli ret>«>ls W«re »telrHted by
th* g'»»» rumrut I*» op« . ismii I'anama
l h« ) rr«l»lcnt bus app>»llit«d \ »»Is
Moure |«»»iiiia»t«r st Ireusbte. <rr«g»>u
F'isd Al> iau<l«r. tliv Negro uiuldor«*.
was I'UH oh I st H>u «teko al LauivU'
A sawuilll I»»* Astoria, wllli-a dally
capaeily °f 200.000 loot, Irs* bvou
uuhu »‘*"I (u Now York.
lbs (J. R. * N Co.'a wharf at
balstu whs earrted away by high
water, lx»»« about (1.090.
Two carload* of I'otlugu«*« telmrwl«
bouU't for Iho «»Igar plantations of
Hawaii pas st’I H»r<U;lr I lilcugu «u
rout« lor mu Fr»u> l«o ».
I'hbago d«t»cti»«s raise»! a c«iunt»i
latter's ««n, captured J. !' Mc<»«ir»,
th* •u)’|«’*<'l loader ol th« band au»i
•scurwl Hire« bag* of spurious reriu
Rssr Admiral Georg« W M»I*|||«,
SOgtaeer IU <hiel of Hi« U u II m I Met»»
r>a>y is.al, ••)« Hist English ma 1«
warship* are Hot ««•» a* stabl« a»
those ot our owu buil’I.
Tba Vruesuelsn goverilinelit Ira»
»eire»l two »leatiret« Hvlug lire llriti»li
Hag. Th» company ownlug tl»o rnescl*
lias an Amrrleau presl’tenl aml eevaral
of th* ¡»Hu» l|a»l aio kliolilera al»
icd III Dm
•l»laiil c< utl
mejr dur tu*;
l llTflll. I«
dying st hli
Coquard, tiro man who delied tbs
Pan« faille«, lian coirtHrttted suicl'l«.
Ils was | ursuixl by lire |«>i(c« to Ins
bon«» where b« barrwd llrn doors, aud,
Irmn all opalali» wllblow, waruel all
lo beep awai »»I lie woubl slitsit them
latter all army olllier wlih a netai'h-
a»eiit of irraipw lor» c»l tl»« «lew I aml
found ('»quard hanging Hr tbegarini
with a bullet h*»l« through lila r-hiu.
Israel Is uo longer a lion with lb«
Aootncr ocean I u - ih rail I as I lr<»*«l I*
Ru»»la turn« I over ti n l ieu Talu
rallr»»a»l to Germauv.
SOI K ITS A
UNDERSEA Ti l l PHONE.
I tonda and Cuba to rt« (.•*•
itfuiUd for the l'nifcd Stair»
Nw Y< rk. Jan. 17 —The llrsl under
sra l«l< pb< lie built, ac-ordlug Io I lie
luveiiiiou ol Dr Michael I'uplu, la to
I* pul down l»elwe«ii Florida aud Culm
lor die l ulled Males gorerumeut, by
tile l uu’l id the patent, tba Ih-11 Iola
pl.one I'ornpauy. I mat July Dr I'uplu,
haling secured bl* Isslenta Here and
abroad, offered hla dlaooiery Io the
American Telephone A I airgraph ('» hi
The company immediately
Ismghl an optlou on Hie inieutiou. at
tending to January I, IVOI.
uuder Dr. I'uplu'a direction, tile com
| m » iiv rqulppod e Illi» from Bedlord
•lallon, <m I lie Harlem railroad, which
rati partly under water to New Bed
bird, Maa*., turn*'« to Albany ami on
to I'lllaluirg. i here the wire tall over-
land. 'Illa «'oils ware plated at Inter*
tala ol ataiut two mllee, alid were In
closed on gla-s lualualora on the polos,
¡be teal was so satisfactory that about
two weeks I’efiire tile opt(< u aiplred
the company paid the money ami i loaod
tlie contra. I with Dr. I'uplu.
According to the «talcmr'iite of I'ro
feaeor I'uplu, the Ainrrlcau Bell irle
phone A lelrgripli Company haspaid
him. Instead ol tlie $.'po,oiio aa origin
ally stated, marly (A >0,illHI for hie
recent invention of a system by which
ocean telephone la made |sM*ible.
I lila la iu addition to the annual royal
ly of $15,000 a yeae during tlie lit« ol
Admiral Dewey 1» i onl ii'*'l to hla the patent*.
boms by an alia» k <>l Hi« grip.
Proprietary T am Dfdtion.
T. M I'attarson was ii'imltinte»l (or
Jan. 17. — .fudge
ssuator by I < l>»ra«lo lualolilsts.
K*n*a* < Iti . M
Ill« supreins »uurt rlrel le»l III rt lid»»’, in the 1'nite.l Males district
court li» re Imlay, rendeteti an iiii|airt*
Neely uniat l*e uzlra<llet«.| u> Cuba.
ant dm l>l» Il III the Case o| the Koches
Oreg' U will «end throe mea-eng ra ter Blew log < unipanv vs the Culled
to cany th« presidential vole to Stat»», involving tile taxing III a pro
irletari mmlicinal i>r>»p«r»tlon. iter
Much ilauisg« hwa been don« i»y court sustained tlie complainant’« con
snow ami lanrisildns and high waler Isnlion tlMit the article was not nut»
In Oregon aud Washingitiu.
jei’t to taxation, and rendered a dr» is
iliere 1« a lamin« In th« provlnc* inn against the government lor «3.3JO,
of Hhan HI, China, and It ia sabl 6,990,- the amount paid by the brewing com«
penv under pride*!. The rmnplaiiiniit
00« people are tai iug starvation.
fiompany had sold wbat they trrme<l
A county anperiiiteudeul at 'oattte a ’’tonic'' put up in lattili**, on which
sod a county treasurer at Spokane re had alri ailv bel li pal'll 'lie regular |
fuse to giro up Hour r««pecHvtt otllcoa | m i barrel. The revenue department
at Washington held Hint It wiih In««
fen persona were killml and many lite ns a proprietary medicinal nitide,
were Injured a* the re-ult of an u(* while the company coiitcmfed Hint it
plosion in a hat laut >iy al D«nt<>u, was a mild In er.
nsai Manchester, Englund,
Woman I alally Hurn*d.
The stnamni Tillamook, cam Ing
Jan. Hl —’Mrs. M.
L'uitttd Mains n ail lM»tw«»'ll J uiieau
•ud butch Harbor,
Alaska, was A. Millican, wife of the editor of tlie
wrackcil on W imm I island ■ eel HUd is New York Medical Journal, waa ba»lly
burned in a fire which partially de I
■ total loss.
stroyed the house In this city In which
A special from Ashcraft, II. <’., says she lesided, and Im liopes of her recov
that this« oases of smallpox are re
ery are entertained. She wa- rescued
|sirt«»l to havri broknn out among th«
ln»llanson th« reservation near Qucs- from tlie flames in
null«. The place lias boon »iiiariiu- ditiuu.
T<> Te«( Wsihlnyton Flr.
Woril just received from Daw «on re
Wusliiiixtoli, Jan. lì. — ’Hi« navy <1«
ports a fire on Jaunary 7. Three large partiimlit ha» notiiterl Hrnator Foster
■niiilitig* weie entirely dealniyorl But «mi llepresentativu Jonri* tlmt It will
•Ittla of ill,, contenla warn savml. The In» pittaseli (<• recaiv« »ampie« of vellow
origin o| the lire is niiknown. lx»»» tir for exiimiiiHtioii «mi test alni if
(olimi to meni . ..................ut*, will II««
I he most sorions accident that ha* tlii« luinher ili tlm coiistructiou of «hip*
Hiaulted from (lie combination of hrmvy for Hi« tmvy.
»■■»iwfaii ami high winds oicurrnd to
Senatori Elei ted.
'* *l,,','*ul from Vain Oliver,
Panato** bava beati «tecietl in ih*
• *when almost tlie entire norih
M. H. IJiiay, l'eun-
•ni end of h ,„ n „ w
drlll fiali of following stat**:
o’ Dnkn of Crmiianglit's rifles col- ■vívanla; licor*« F lloai, , Maaaachu-
“ ‘ BiirtiliHin,
•P*ed. Th« wall was built to IA f««t ■vtta; H. K.
•" " ‘
'tl»»h(i> ili; I',
Hi height, ami was six tent widn. The i. _ . i
"'«ttureil bricks rnpresent a lose said
1,1 "pproxiniata $I, oimi .
•"“*«., win Kh.„ h|g HM|I(
•o the poor.
ui |2 ft))(
’-hairman Jahnson and Haoretar
*l»h will keep national Dooiocrali»
^•l,Tl,*rters iu Uhiuago open til
A“ «»périmant farm will tm start«»
from MiihilR by th« Uullt«
Philip in«« uuiiiiii I m I od forth'
uf m H MirtN of Mood* and plau*
Annuunieineiil Made In New York Amount
.New York, Jan 15. —-Announcement
waa made in W all »tient of the author'
Maiiun by the kingdom of Saionv of
a new 3 I»er crut loan for MU.0ÜÜ.Ö00
mark«. r«|iihalent to abnut <?o.ooo, •
i|p< iloti that aubarr Iptloiia
l' yard thia loan will tai received in
tlila city In iitucll titea mmiiiu mallUrr aa
in llm caá«« of the Bavarian loan olfwied
It )• the opinion of foreign banker!
that th« lui|M'rial tiermaii government
liaa <lr< Bird t> wlthh« hl Ila own na*
tlolial loan, etatnd t«> be for 0<M>,000.-
IWO marke. <<r >Iûd.ooo.ooo, until the
vailou! italre of th« government bam
made their lieg •llatloiie.
k eu neaimi have lawn off« re I
hmiie of the free city of Hamburg, the
kingdom of Bavaria, and now the king
dom of Haiony. Il la definitely known
h » teanki. 11.
tteal hotte • •• »
ami Great Britain have the I m * native
ol hravv luana In « vntriuplath n.
llh’.i will be (he flrat i <H i > oui > c « m I,
l»ow«’vrr, lammt !»u learned. It la
douhtfiil if aatlafactory arrangement1'
vatt l»e made to filiamo any tonnUleia
hie portion of theao loan» here. At
leaal, the arrangeiiivuta that call b«
made, H | n reported, are Hot as lavora*
ble aa lh<*ti made when the CTü.OOi), •
Oou ilrltleh atcheqiier loan and the
so, oou, mo marka imperial (termali
Itvaaury loau were organized
German g wrumeiil, Il la uiideral<*»d.
through (hair Berlin vurreepomlenta on
tba pruepr« I« of pia* Ing a portion al
the v iitrin plated loan flare, but hat
found that iomhtlolia Were m»l highly
lavuratda. I ho < termali l«»aii oould l>r
placet! In tiial country on tattler term«
COL’NTY, OltEGON, J A N IJ A K V
Mini,Hr, «I P.kln hill Citar th. Way ol
Washington, Jan. 19 —Ho ter «« our
A Negro Murderer Burned at. stat» itepartniMil » an trillu«-ti< «, tin, na. lie
HORRIItir I AU
I RID Al I XANDER
Su«p<itcd SUy«r ol Pearl forbei Hat Taken
Chained to a Rail «nd ( rrrnalrd.
Isvav rijvvurlh, kun . Jan. 17 — I red
AlvMiimlrr, ibo murderer of I'earl
h'nrlM’M ami ibo II pip I who attcmpled tu
< tlniliiaily auxauil Mini* Eva Both lant
>atur<lay night, «in n*uml«*<l iiv a wil
ing mail, hi* vlulbv! h»n», hia lau*i
bhaxly with hi* own t I o < h |, w.ta
(ttMgg* <1 In in Ina «■•*11 In ihn court
huuw, pb atiiug for bin III**, aml, allvr
bring 'Iraggvil arouml th» court houao
yard fur 15 niliiut«*», wan loaded into
a wagon with bln uaplorw and taken to
the plate where Mina Eoiben* laxly wua
louml. to la» biimt’d to death.
'’Burn him; hang him; no. burn
him, re*och<»e<i through the air, mid
ca< h moment the nm <>ntroll«»<i panMiuun
ot thr mob i*i’»tiiB Wlblvr.
I Im imgro wan taken from Ilia cell at
the ntatv ¡M llltrllthiry at 4 tlile alter
Utaiii and loaded Hilo a imeli uni
tirought lo town, Go deputy marahal#
Vance .Myera am! Tom Brown aat in
the hack on either nitle o( him
weir 50 buggie* aml aagolia ill the pro*
t'ranlon wlilth followed the hack, aud
it wan an awful march imlerd for Ered
The trip lo town wan
iua<lu qult klv. aml tiiurv waa iq> al*
tempt to create a diwlurbnm e.
When Tourth aml Olive etrvata were
reached the police, a ho Were in the
hack following the one in which Alei>
andcr wan com eale*!, Jum|M'd out aml
rha»r<l awrial negroes. I bin or« at«»l
a divemioii, which attracted the ai
tenthui ol every one, aml, in tile ex-
«’Iteiuent. tlie buck in which Alezander
aa* (<iiiceal*Ml. w ms frantically driven
to tlm <-ounty jell, ami ju«t a* the inoli
reached the diane, lie was locked tu
the tint cell ou the eaet aide of the
Ill the memitlum tbe crowd ha I
tiinhn<| down the aide gate of the aUak»
adv aml Hi a moment there vva* a yell
ing pack in the jail vard. The aide
d«a*r, which Wan made of heavy ahret
iron, waa the next object of attack.
Several of the thoughtful olien of the
nnd» had provided tliemwel vea with
• ledge hammer* and cold vhineln, and
la wan the work of «»lily a few momenta
liefoie the hiligea were cut from till*
4ml, with the help from Inaidr, It was
<!T it* hlngxa in a moment. .More mell
puwhed Irndde, an<l the Iron bar was
again called luto play, aml the doora
»1 the tell room broken down. A man
Willi ahaip ev ea apltul a nh.ijadena,
cringing man* rrouchel (town in one
cvorimr of tlie dark oell. The mob
Inaued in a moiimnt. diagging the hand
by the coat collar.
At a quarter past 5 o'clock Alexand*
er waa brought to the scene »*! the
murder of I'carl Forbes. I lie exact
•pot w here I Im murdered girl was
(ouml wan located by the leader» of the
crowd. Alexander wa* brought up In
a wagon wit»» a dozen men.
The that thing done wan to plant a
railroad iron upright in the mud. Thin
wan made fant to cmaa liona firmly
lamnd to the upright iron with wire*.
To I bin the man wan dragged and
chained to the upright railroad Iron,
Uhaliia and iruna were wmpfwd about
him, with hla hattda nttll aha<lt«vd (ant
to the |<ont. Coal oil wan then poured
over him and the match lOUl’Ilt’ll t<>
While It waa la»Illg done, Alexander
vailed to friends of his in the crowd
and I mk I u them goodlive. lie did not
MM'III to realise that he was pi 1er
burned at the »take ■
a*ked to make a < confession, tint de-
A « the
dared himself innocent
flninfta leaped alimi him Alexander
turned ghastlv pale, ami then for the
llrnt time realized that bin death wan
near. hi leva than five iiiiniitva he wan
hanging limp and llfclrtn by the vhainn
that lamiid him.
A* M»oii aa the crowd anw that life
waa extinct, it began to alowly <iiw
There were huudreda Imw*
ever, of the more morbid, who atayvd
to the lent. Meli kept piling on wood
all the time until alanit 7 o’clock,
when the flame* were allowed to die
down. A* am*n h * the tUinea had died
down Huflivientlv to allow tlie crowd
to approach there wa* a wild ncraiiiblv
to obtain relic’*.
gotiatiou* now about t»» l»»*lu at I'oknt
it will s««k to «tear th«, way of all
tiilnor matters ami of point« upon
which th«r« 1» tin disagi«»uiii-ut wliat-
•v.r among th* alite*. I>«(or« umtertaa-
Ing III» «oliitlori of tlm morn difficult
probiviri« Involvad in th« »«-Iti«.... nt of
H im question« ot iuiteiiiultl«'«, *u iran-
te«« aii’l colimi«», l«l trenti«
Il t« ful
ly ox|m» t.'.l tt,at til« t'bltii'*«« repressu*
tuliv»« will iiffur opposition to almoat
•v«ry point, tn order to »«-cur. more
favorable term», su» li mail tiudrrtek-
Ing to dismantle, instea»! »>< <l««troy,
th« ( bln«»« forts lii twccii Tuitu iiu»i
l’ekin; som« aliatciiii-nt o| the restric*
lion« u|s»ii th« lni|<irtatiou ol iirins,
aud a I'onsid.rahte II uitalion upon th«
aizn of th« tegation guard« to bn inaili-
tulonil in 1'i’klti
It Is »«id nt Ihn stat« department
that Mr. Rockhill Ita» st*n«’<l an iiiten-
Hott to return to th<< United Mates in
a short tini«. Ili, I ih . not retired, but
China Want» Easier Trrtns.
.«indou, Jau. IU. —"Although the
United Mates government ami the
American papers accuse Mi. Conger of
seventy toward the I blm-se, " says I tie
1 Peklu cortesi-,mimi of the Morning
Post, "Hie Amertcalin bail rrgaried
liim as in» lined to leuieucy
"Ilia Cliiuese commissioners bunded
to tlie loieign envoys with the signed
pro» tocoIa a dispai» li from Emperor
Kwang Hsu, asking a foreign ooupa-
tiou instead <>l destruction of the liikti
loris The emperor's dlspatcli asked
also of Die fix mg ,»f a »I» l'iuta period for
Ihn pridilblHoii of the Importation of
arms, ami re<|u«*ate»l that tlie punitive
ex|»ediih»n» be at*»pped, n-ke,| f, r par
ticulars a» tu tie« ami’UUt of lumi to l»e
retained (or tlie legation», the iiumber
ol lagatloii guaids, tl» indiatile cost of
tile military o|*rntlon* ami tl r »late
wtirii the foreigners pio|s»no t»» restore
the public oilier* aid ..... rds in I'ekin
to tile < III Hew
I tie emlM-ior ilo»* Uot
uieuliou Hie dem.nd ol the |a»wer* tor
Hie punishment of th»' principal offend-
Flrti Sitting ul Price Conference.
Berlin, Jun. 1H.— An
Gemini) f«>rri/D office iiih>rin*»d a
<>| th« pri MM I o <1 hv that
the fi I ft elttiliit <>f the ¡Hitt* < •<> il. rrUCf»
in Ptkin would be n|i|iuintc«| i ¡ninni-
lnt)ly uft««r the iliflt'H'iH foreign etivo)«
hud com lured theiiim*! te« that their
roplna of tlie J< lilt !J"tf lied I mh 'U prop-
••rly • lgut*d •• li*I m ’ a I ìm I by the Chiiim««
A DESPERADO CAl’GHT.
Offk er» located Marvin Kuhn«, the Indiana
Iuiyaii*|sirt, lud , Jan 19.— Marivn
Kubus, Ihn <l«-sperii»lu wbobaa t«rror-
I mm I Northern Indiana fnr week* aud
»leth-ii tbe otliccr* ot t*»o »tat**, was
eapture«l last niglit al l»r< » iilnll »ml l*
Uow In l»igaiis|s>rt jail. Kulm» and
hl» brothrr, w ho wa« rdeaaed Iroin tbe
Coluiubiia i rlsoii »hortlv alter Murlvu
es, apr»l, Wrre takeu alter a »le*perate
light. Befort* the outlaw was over-
l»iwervd he -h»»t two men and wa» Ium-
»elf »hot in Hie Krad. I»ut o»»t aerliiusly.
Kuhn» aml hi» Inolher aml a cunfed-
«rata stide a team at Plymouth Suuday
lilght and staite»! South.
Marshall aml Marshai t'lieiiev triiee»!
tltein io I a Eavett« laut ineiiiiig end hv
telephontng n« Iglil'ormg tow ii« located
them at <>rt«nliill uear Otterbein.
At tltterliein Hie |a>s*e »urrouu<li»»l tha
liouee aml rushed in at midlilglit.
Marvin wa» awake aud »eirod a re-
volver at lii» lie«l*ide. Bdort» h-» eouhl
flre, Eimer Switxmer »hot liiin in the
fai'e aml the poas« do*e»l in. < *ue man
jnnped from the aecond-story window
aml eseaped, lnit the Inotlier* wer«
overpowereil alter a »triiggh*. in which
a numlwr of »hots wäre exdisnged.
Woumled as he was. Marvin partially
shnok off the attaeking party aml -hot
IL V Volt iu th« iisck aml Lawi*
llawkin« in the arm. Neither was
Fir* st Phoenix.
I’hocnix, B. C., Jan. 19.— l ire to-
niiiht caused n loss of $39,00(1. It
starte«! in Meltemi «V ('<•.'» dry goods
■tore, .premi t« ihn liii|i<*risl hotel mid
thence to the liuililings of the I'hoetiix
New* Uompnny. (limit powder wan
use»l to blow up buildings in the putii
of tha flames
McBemt A- Co. lost on
their stock $ I J.000. Th« loss on th«
building was $2.900; Imperial hotel
loss, $10,090; I’hoenix News Co»n-
The Vljllsncl* Ashor*.
piiny, $2 ('0(1; T. A. Hicks, dry goods
Ilaviinu, Jan. 17.—Tho Ward line store, $1,800. Th.’r« was pnrtiid in
(teanmr Vigilancin i* aground off the surance on some of (lie buildings mid
luinks of Isis Colorado«, iilaiut 100 ■took.
iniles westward of Havana
Would Develop ttenirh lilandi.
Tho Vigilancia sailod from Vera
Crua, Max., Jan. lo. for Progress«,
Copenhagen. Jan. 19.— I he leader*
Havana and New York, sh« had 58 of the syndicate of meichants who are
paHaeiigars <>n board, and ia coinmnnd- petitioning the government to make t he
«d by Uaptaln Reynolds. Hh« struck investment of Danish capital profitable
oarlv yestwrdav morning diirmg a log, in the Danish West Indies, declare
aix mites from th« malii land. Wort! they have no intention of agitating
of the acoitteut r«aoh«d hei agents her« against the sale of the islands to the
test niglit. Th« Steamer I« test on th« United States. Their idea is to de
reete, aml is |suindlng in tim dorther velop the islands iu the event of their
which is now blowitlg. Sh« i« iu uo not being sold.
immediiit« (langer, however.
Mailer of th* Gey»er.
Casualties at Kclfait.
Is indo n. Jun. 17.—Th« otlioial list
of Rritisli ciisuHlties in th« recent
figlitiiiit nt B«»lfust shows 29 kilted, 58
wuiiiid«<l and 7'4 mtesing. This do««
not account for th« British loas«s at
other paints of ■iiiiiiltHiicous attack by
th« Boer», namely, Wondorfoutcin,
»tp’dacht ami Wildluutein, aud
ia that affair* iu that qusrter were
»«rlous than laird Kitchauer rv-
(ham to be.
Thousand Interesting Events and Gossip of the Past Week Reported From
AUTHORITIES INCREASE WEIR Ef EORTS
Bnlith Ollenove Operation» Have Coad lor
th« Prrsent Mutui Lew Pruvlaimed
Throughonl Cepe Colony.
JsOUdoD, Jan. IV. — l/OF'l Hobttfta,
who wmm entMrtMhie'1 priavt^ly at m
dinner Utt •railing by Unite«! Service
iiiulntllng the Prince
of W.der, the (Juke of York, the Duke
of <*Hoibiidge end mjiii * 300 officer*,
hit* litaued from the'wMr office a «tir*
ring up pen I to tlie country for a
prompt r«*B|ionMe to the call for 5,000
yeomanry. wb<»ae pant service* in »^outh
Africa he highly commend« to the
gratitude of the nation.
fhe authorities continue to hold a
hopeful view regarding the South Afrl-
rau nituation. but they «ectii to recog'
nize that vigurouM mvunurew are Deceit
HMry. 1 he proclamation of marital
law throughout the whole of Cape
Colony, !x»rd Kitchener*! utrong mea*'
urea aaginnt the population of the re*
publica, the placing on reduced ratioua
of the wivea of men in the field, and
wimlar meaaurea, go to ebow timt them
la henry work.
Britlnh ofien»iie o|(eratioDa have
ceaaed Jor the preeeut. It la auppoa«*<i
l^ird Kitchener iw collect lug hia
strength for a final effort to cruah or to
capture the oom man« lot by a repetition
of the tactlca which cauaei the aur-
render of General Crouje a rd General
I'riiu Loo. It ia alleged that the
Boer* wli<i are coucenirating at Caro-
line and Ermole are preparing to de*
acend into Natal.
'I lie caaunltv 11nt tanned yeNterdav
hliiiMH that the fk>era have released 297
British who acre mptuied at llehrtia
m l Belfaat. The (acta regarding the
*aplure at Bel ( h at hove Uot boon al-
lowed to transpire.
It I m aaoerted that more hxHvr naval
guuM will tw landed h ( th<* Cap«, lu
formation as Pi th« doilitf of the lu
vadera ia hard to obtain, but it is clear
that they are getting very little help
from the Dutch. Twice tliw Htteiiipte»!
h» rapture Parle lev Eaat, but both
timea they were repulsed
day« they occupied Sutherland, but
they cleared out on the approach of
the Britiah. Some acaitered p.trtica
are re|M>rted op nating in litfurrnt
part». A|'|M«rently the invadera alien«
dotted the idea of attacking i lau Wil*
¡lain '»n tin«!ing the town well defend-
Oil. A oommando of l.Othl haa been
active in the Rnhinoud district, but
there the Boere have eecured only 100
Boer» Attacked Colville.
Standerton, Jan. 19.— Colivlle’s mo-
bile column, marching from New Den
mark to \ ladlaagte, was attacked by
1.000 Boers, divided >uto two force*
iue force made a determined attempt
on the baggage ami the other on the
cavalry couatitutiug the rear guard.
The cavalry war compelled to retire
until protected by four compauiea of
ritlea. hidden by a ridge, who were
waiting with bayonets.
made a sjieedy retreat, leaving several
dead and wounded f om the heavy
British tire. Eventually both attack*
were r pnlaed, the Boers losing heavily.
The British were not able to pursue the
Boers, owing to the necessity of pro
tecting their baggage. The casualties
were one killed ami 15 wounded.
TO PROTECT WALRUS.
Th« Indian»' food Supply Endangered *»y
Port Townsend, Jan. 19. — Reports of
the wanton destruction of walrus have
reached the treasury department at
Washington. Walrus come from the
Arctic on the ice flow during the early
portion of the open Mason to points be
tween St. Michael ami ('ape Nome,
nnd 'housnnds ot paseengers on early
steamers plying between those placet
shoot into bauds, killing ana wounding
many. Captains of whulers have re-
ported that thousands of carcasses are
seen floating in Behring sea and the
Walrus flesh is the
main subsistence of Alaska coastwise
Indians, and their wanton destruction
threaten* starvation to them. The law
relating to fur-bearing animals doos
not not apply to walrus, hut Assistant
Secretary of the Treasury Spauldiug
has issued instructions to Collector of
Customs lleustis, at this |s>rt, to urge
masters of vessels visiting A laska
waters to prevent the killing of w nini a
by persons on board of their vessels.
These instructions are issued with a
rtew of protecting the food supply of
the Indians, many of whom are said to
be almost in a starving condition.
Admiral CaMy'i Plan».
Philadelphia, Jan 19.—Immediately
upon being relieved of the command of
Litgiio Island navy yard, Admiial
t'nsey, with hie wife ami family, will
proceed to Sail Diego, Cal., where he
will meet Admiral Kant», and assume
command ol the Pacific station, with
the battleship Iowa as llngship.
Alvord Get» Thirteen Year».
New York, .Inn. 19.—Cornelius L.
Alvord, Jr., the »lefmilting note teller
ol the First Nntiual Bank, was today
sentenced to 13 j'ear*’ imprisonment.
Th« amount of his defalcation Will
Beaumont, Texas, Jan. 19—Th«
owners of the Lucas oil geyser, which
has he....... hooting oil 50 feet high since
test Thursday, have succeeded in con
trolling the well. A valve was placed
mi the mouth of tlie well to lay, end
Captain Lucas thinks he Is now master
To Tske Part in the Inauguration.
of th« geyser. It is estimated that
All wsrshijm in enstern waters will
150,090 barrel* of oil have already lie ordered to Washington to take par*
flowed from the well.
Prospector» in the inauguration of Freaideut Mo-
•nd spectator* oontinue to arrive.
Cities and Towns in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
A 50-year franchise ha* been granted
for mu electric railway betweeu Haattle
aud Tacoma. The hue
operation in 18 month*.
The machinery for the new mill at
Hxrtforl is now on the ground. It
will cut 35,(XX) feet of lumber prtr day,
aud the shingle mill in cj^ujunction
capacity of 150.000
A* the result of eating canned meat*
and salads at a lodge entert« in met at
Ballard, F. 8. Stillman, a drug ctetk
of that city, is lying in a critical con ?..
dition at hi« hunie, suffering from pto
Word has lieen received of the death
ot Captain William Haine*, a | loneer
mining man, at Northport. He wee a
native of North Carolina and had been
on the coast since the palmy day* ot
Virginia City, Nevada.
The Northern Lumber Company’*
sawmill at Everett, which was burned
a few month* ago. is to be rebuilt.
New machinery ia on the way from
the Ea-t, aud plans for the building
are ready for the contractor*.
It i* announced that the I oggiog
cam jih adjoining the Sedro-Wooley
towusite on the north, «taited up again
by a new concern. These camp», two
iu umnlier, are among the largest in
the Northwest, each employing atout
150 men. The operations of the n^w
firm are expected ta be on a scale even
more extensive thau beretofule.
Judge Moore at Seattle has issue«) a
p.-remptoiy writ ol mandate to the
King county l>oard of coin mi-sic nag»
requiring them to call a special elec
tion within 40 days to permit the resi
dents of that part of the reservation
lyiug within King county to vote
whether they desire to have the reser
vation aucexed to Pierce county.
Natural oil indication* have lieen
discovered near Spangle. The discov
ery was made on the adjoining ranebee
of A. D. McMichael and J. B. Butler,
and a lease has been secured on one of
these by capitalists who will prospeot
for oil and gas. F. K. McCoy, a repre
sentative of an oil company in Cali
fornia. has been examining all the
fields of the Palouse looking for oil
l.iids for bis comt>any, and he has se
cured a lease on Mr. McMichael’*
Thurrton Hutchin*, a well-kowu
«tockman of the »tat«, died at Boi»«.
A movement is on foot at Caldwell,
looking to Hie early closing of store*.
Paul Jaeot, a te»ideiit of HI. Joe, ha»
tieen committed to tt>e Block loot in-
sane asly uin.
John Harley, a pioneer of Idaho
City, 1« dead, aged 70. He came to
tbl» State in 1863.
Callander is the uarne of a new post-
office in Idaho county. Edward W.
Taylor is postmaster.
A branch telephone line has l,een
run from Dewey to Swan Falls. This
give* the Fall« a direct line to Boise.
H. B. Wright'» two-*tery residence
at Bouner '« Firrry, igi the north side of
the river, wa* entirely destroyed by
The aggregate valuation ef the in
strument« tiled for record st Wallace
with the couuty recorder in 190U is
Henry Ott. a well-known pioneer
farmer of the Boise valluy. has sold hi*
ranch ot 450 acres.
price wa* «6,825.
Thomas W. Bates, promoter of the
Idaho Mnllau»I railway, has return«»!
to New Yolk. He says tile road is in
the best possible condition.
The P. A- I. N. railway ha» an
nounce«! its intention of extending it"
roa»l into Hie Soten Devil» country.
•Steel rail* have already been pur
The county commissioner* of Ada
county have selecte I T. C. Catlin to
represent tneir iutererts at the Na
tional Live Muck Association meet, to
be field in .'alt Lake City.
The preliminary step* have been
takeu toward organizing a Pioneer As
sociation at Lewi-ton. All who re
siiled in the state prior to the close of
tlie year 1877, are eligible (or mem
Ju»!ge Stewart ha* rendered a decis
ion of considerable importance to
Boise. He hold* that the city council
lias no authority to act as a board of
Therefore increases of
valuation of property made by the
council are illegal aud void.
Fire at the Bunker Hill mine,
Wardner district, destroyed a tram-
wav which leads to the Stemwinder
In consequence, the latter
miue had to l e temporarily «hut down.
The lire originated in the pumpiug
house. Loss is estimated at «2,009;
James Patten, a rancher iiving near
Bonner»' Ferry, lost a valuable horse
while triyng to cross the river. He
attempted to drive the team across on
the ice, but when uear the middle of
the stream the ice gave vyav nt. ler
the horses aml before they could tie
drawn out oue of tneni was drowned.
An important strike has been made
on the property of the Oro Granda
Gold Mining & Milling Company, a
few miles from Marcn*. Previous as
says gave from $4 to $21.65 in gold,
silver and copper aml the ore from the
uew vein is expected to go much
The organ factory at Dallas is en
larging its plant.
The Bybee bridge across Rogue river
is tieing repaired and is closed to
Tlie free ferry at Liverpool. Benton
couuty. is not yet in operat|onKowing
to high water.
F. E. Dunn, of Eugene, cold 57
bales of 1899 hops te Han Francisco
bnyets for 8 cents per pound.
Fred Walters, of the Farmers’ Cus
tom mill, has purchased tbe Cheap«
mill prup.'rty at P«u»lleton for $5,59U.
The telephone office at Sumpter haa
abolished its telegraph office, am) inea-
sagea are now transmitted uy teiei^-jno
to Raker City.
A test pit. snnk 15 feet on the Oro-
g»ui Boy. h recent location in the Ala
mo district, is said to have disclo-ed aa
le’lge with $12 values.
Oscar Dilley, of Oakville, is building
a dairy building which will tie large
enough for 50 cows and will have all
J. A. Fitzgibbon has bought tha
Cook and Miller le-lge on Foot's creek.
Southern Oregon. This is a ledge iu
which two feet of $50 ruck has i»«en
A youug man, age»l 18 years, th«
adopted son of Thomas Smith, was
thrown from a load of railroa»l tie* near
Elgin, ami received injuries which re
sulted iu his death.
Tlie shaft on the Little Breeches
»•latni. in the Bald Mountain diatriot,
! is down 26 feet, and average assays of
$5.40 are reported. No cross cutting
will be done uutil the 100-foot level i*
Farmers living between Lebanon
and Stalaville will make an effort to
get free rural mall dttH”iry.
route will be about as follows: Krom
Lebanon to Sodaville, thence West
»Imai six miles, thence north atout
six mile*, thence east to starting poiut.
George Newsouie, a farmer living
near Marquam, was held up and
robbed in his own doorway.
Newsome answered a knock at tbe
front door aud was surprised to liud a
revolver in his face ou opening the
door. He gave up a few dollars ha
had in his pocket.
C. 8. Warren, Jr., has purchased
from George Day a one-sixth interest
iu the Crown Point property for $590.
The property adjoins the Diailem in
the Greauhorn Monntaiu district, and
has been developed by a 40-foot shaft.
It is sai»l that average assays from a
BS-foot ledge are $35.30. white soiua
specimen* a-saya»l $191.
The executive hoard of tbe Thurston
Comity Bicycle Path Association re
ports $1,901 received last year from
the sale of bioyole tags aud $456 from
All important mining deal haa just
been consummated in Eastern Oregon,
whereby tne Quebec and High Ore
claims changed ham's. The considara-
tion is placed at about $49,000.
David Jathlev, who ha« return« I to
Everett from Dawson, brought home
the petrified jaw of a prehistoric iiihs -
todon. From point to point the jaw
measures 87 inches, and it still oou- i
talus two teeth nine inches long. It is
petrified, weighing 69
A mass meeting of citizens of Gil
liam county was held, at which it waa
dectiled to organize a company and
build a railroad from Condou to tha
Columbia. This would greatly l>0M*t
the wheat men of that county, •• at
p-, «sent all wheat ia lieiugj haulod in
wagons 40 to 60 milas,
Tt la Mid that Hoquiaui will have a
Tbe Aberdeen Order of Eagle* will
elect a >3,000 bull ling.
Spokane ha* accepted plan* for a
orviiiatorv which w*ill coat >1,500.
The old Hartford hotel has been torn
dowu and loaded on cam, billed fur
Jackman, Skagit county.
New Whatcom is endeavoring to
have the appropriation for the water*
wav project raised from >15,000 to
Whitman county tKvants of tbe
youugent conrt bailiff in the United
Staten m the pereon of Willie, the li
year-old non of Judge McDonald, of the
Dr. L. K. Marklev has be^n ap-
pointed quarantine orti er for Belling
ham Bay. Heretofore venneln have had
to wire to Port Townsend for iuntruc*
Mensines «re beiiiit taken to intro
ducá a bill in the legislature to sub
mit to u vote of the people su amend
ment to the constitution desigiiHting
Tacoma as the state capital instead of
The miners working on the A»lniiral
Dewey claim, near Republic,, hue«
kilted lour cougars recently.
largest measured 8 feet 4 inchea from
tip to tip and the smallest 7 feet 10
The board of county commissioners
lor Lewis county has let a contract to
the Northwest Bridge Company for tl e
construction of a 140-foot spau bridge
across the Chehalis river at Black's
Station. The contract price is $1,494.