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i ICCUIID IN.
TUESDAY AND FRIDAY.
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VOL. 49. NO. 22.
Civil WarlnPekin Helps to Pro
tect Forciga Ministers.
TKEY MAY YET BE SAVED
Tbe Government at Washington Do
tide on Forwarding' More
Troops to China.
LON'rHJN. July 10. With the for
eigners In Pekln proU-ibly safe amid a
civil war,1 with Prince Chins on their
side, with the Powers united and their
". force constantly increasing, the. out
look In China Is mny .rather more 'hope
ful -'than it lias been for a month past.
It appears from a caution statement,
given out by Tao Tal Shan iu Shang
hai, that the reason that the: guus
bearing on the' hgathiis at Pekiuwere
not ti.sed I that Prince t'hing. 'who Is
nerved by iO.fidO jroops secured all
the artillery ammunition. Shan like
wise intimates that; Yung Lu. the mi-mander-In-chlef
of the Northern army.
Is associated wlh Prince Ching. and
Is optioned to Prince Tuan feroclou.s
lesigus and dictatorial ambition. Shan,
who npicrH titd Ie the Hole Shanghai
eondnit of Pekln' news, cheers the
foreign Consul by 4boe confidential
communication, but taken excessive
prccaqthm to - prevent the Chinese
from thlnkiug hiur: friendly to the for
eigners. ' - j ; .
The fHHng of unrewt In the Southern
and Central pnvi in -es Hntinue, ilem-In-rs
if the otilcial vclasj ; ln4 those
provlncen utrive to remain UentrJiI.
with a leantuff toward the foreigner!.
: until they xtiall whether the iikkI
erate or. extreme factious will win In
Pekln. ? ',-- . ; t - ' i i ;
1'riuce (Utiux w-cuix tu U Htau llng
for the dynasty and th old t prler
airniiist I'i-Iiuv Tiwu'h inordinate a n
bitiu. . J j
From a foreis;n vhv oint. the cap
ture of I'ckin is the key to tlwrHittw
tioi ao-ordim; ; to the l:iily ' Maihi
Sli.nishai ciu-rt HKudeut.that delay now
means recruilf from the Iloxer
for everj- noldier killed iidand ; Two
courier arrived at Tien Txln July lt
from IVkln. tHiei brought a letter
Sir Claud MaclMMiald. , the British
minister, to the name effect as that
prevlottnlv rTevel from Sir Holert
Hart; - -- ; i .'
The Ially AlailV cornfsiond'nt at
"Che- I-'oo. announce! under date July
7th that the- Xinlh Tnltetl StatM in
fantry ha arrive! at Taku. "
Washington, July !. lvelopnients
In the Chinese situation were consid
ered by the tnetu tiers of ' tbe cabinet
today. The results - followed in the
shajx of renewal activity In the dis
patch of reinforcements to tTliina.- it
is understoCNl. thdt the pith of Admir
al KemplTH' communication toilay. Is
the necessity of spenly reinforcements,
ir itii.L- .oil.m U liHlriHl. and on the
latter iKlnt there Is not a dissenting
voice amour the; cnMnet otlicers. : If
reinforcements i am to le gotten to
China ieedi!vj they cannot cne from
the United States. This state of af
t'val . totlav. of the
report that "enera I Ma eArt.hu r Is to
1 aeaiu calhil - ujon to relieve the
Kit nation by dispatching from the
. lM.iiii.i.in. i ni Ji-jist two n-iriments in
addition to the Ninth Infantry alrtndy.
sent to Tattu. !
Secretn-Tf I-rnr has given; orders for
7.i marine to leave at once i or in ma
t ii t -v t. v : v. F 1 1 f
T.tir -illresiiie the first
naval division prior to its departure
for China.; tislay,, Emieror William
said:' '." I '"'''"'- J ' ' "' .
I shall not rest ntil China Is wult-
dnel, and all llHdy deels are aveng
trnmvn Ail 4IVST HOPE
Tendon. Julv 1 In the Honse c.f
Oommons. tolay. the Parliamentary
Secretary of tlie Fr'lgn Otllce. Mr.
Brwlerick, after Hnfirniing Jlan
agreement to increase Us fore in
China to 2.KW wen .without delay.
and the gallant ierense ironi me n-K
I . .... ... :I !,! Mfl.ldt"
m.nrn tr, ntiinls for honing that
Prlnc. Chingi late h-ad or tlie Trans
ia iwiiio ; his Infliwnce to
protect the legations against Prince
Tuan and the P.oxers. "
"Ileport fnitin Tien Tsin show fur
ther tlchthigimay le expecteI there,
but no doubt is expressed that the
nii;..i win 1m. side to maintain
their position. ! The Japanese rein
forcements are due at Taku immeli
ately. and the Indian troops will
li thoond of the week.
"Matters are o,uiet In the Yang Tse
- it.,.- lint ntiIt loii.il t nvios are sroing
there so that we may le pr-pareil to
take any necessary course to uiaiuiam
. order.. . - : i : -
AX I'XFI.EASAXT TIME
Ixiiidou. July 10. The allies, at Tien
Tsin are -having an exceedingly tm
pleasant time. The last engagement.
of which news has eonie through, oc
curred on July 01 h. The t:nmese artu
lery oiiened at dav.n. Their fire was
more accurate ana meir unuuumuu
lietter. tbe shell exploding wun preci
ion ami i.itin!r lire to several build
?rm again quieted the Chin.
shifting their artillery, re-opened the
attack, but a thunderstorm breaking,
tbe Chinese fsnddenlr mitt Allies
immediately attacked and drove the
Chinese from their; works, but lost
thirty killed or wounded. ;
. ORDERED TO CUIXA. 1
Berlin. July 9. Eninernr Will (a 111 1A
ordering more and more vessel to
get ready f oc China. The latest or-
a . ..
ere to prepare are the swan cruiser
'lobe.- Snnerba- KdiRnllw I5u
ami Zrenler. A division of new :u-
m torpedo boats are a I tout beimr nre-
prired. They will make 2tl knots an
hour, anil are expected to arrive by
tll nildllk of Allfllttt Iiafnm lr..uu
and will lie used for river wwkf aud
-oiuuiunkatlons between" the larsre"
still fh;htix. i
Washington. July !. The following
telejrrani- was received last niht by
Minister Wu from Ileus:. Director-
leueral of the Iuiitcrial TelesraphM at
Shanghai, dated yesterday:
"July 3.- Two legations in Pekln are
till preserved. All ministers safe.
Keltellioui trofjjw ' and rioters muke
attacks, but nuffer many loisei. I in
ter la 1 troops are protecting, but meet
with difficulty in doing so. It la fear-
ed-tliat food and a mm unit ion are ex
hausted. '. ! , 4
WAR IX f pi: K IX.
Iudon. July !. Admiral IS nice has
nt;a teleKram to tlte Admiralty Iie
imrtuient from Taku, under date of
July Tthto the effect that there are
grounds for hoping that lriu- Chiug,
with his army, is at - Pekln protecting
lie lesattous ayrainst Priifce Tuan, hht
army and the Boxers. - .
THE KEPOUT COXFIUMED.
Brussels. July i.--A disnatch from
Shanghai received here my a a t'hiuese
iMwspaer asserts that IVince Chlng'a
rs!s nave arrived at Pekln to fevie
ual tbe Eurooean and defend them
against the rebels.; . ' ,
JAPAXESE TUOOPti j
Yokohama. Julvf . Tlie ft: oTrn.
ment has le-ideil to immediately, Us-
wini niHi auu iKM norses to
.hina. Ihe newsuaners. In endorstm?
this action, point out' that should the
foreiirners at I'ekin iterisli. Jaiinii
could not be atthuilfed from blame.
.-. MISSIONS U)fTEI. . j
P.eilin. July !. The German Consul
at C-lur Foo cables under today date
hat the American: mission iLt Tung Lu
and the Catholic missloo at tiling Chu
U liave leeu looted. He add that
he , lUixeri tutinue their - endea vors
to Incite the Kpulation of Che Yw to
revolt. Li Ping Hong, former (Jov-
einor of Sliantuug. with 8tM men. has
gone northward fntni Xankiu. as the
.overnor of that place reiuestel him
to withdraw. u
Bismarck's Inm Nerve
Was ihe rcsulf of his sijIendMf health.
Indomitafble will and trtniendous ener
gy ar iot four.ti where Stomacu, liver,
KKlneys and Bowels are out of order,
li you want -'these- qualit-ies and the
success they trin'g-, use 'Dr. King's New
Life Puis. Tliey develop every power
of brain and body. Only. 23c at DR.
STONE'S drug stores.
ItEPOUTS FUOM CI I IX A SHOW
THAT MANY HAVE UO.NH
Under Instructions from Their Home
IJoard They Have Escaped
the Boxers' Fury. -
XRW YOUK. July 9.-Ilev. Jishua
KIiuImt. . associate weretary "of' the
-retestant KniscoiMil iussionary ro-
clety. toilay weived, a cabk-gram
from Bishop OravesIn answer to one
ftf Innnlrv sint Saturday, i Bislni
t .raves is ntsnop or jMianguai aiH uir
Yang Tse valley. His caidegram reau:
-All safe. Iulles japan. .oiuy
rii.ttta -i - r. - a " ' --j-".'
The Protestant Episcopal chun li lias
on missions In North uiiina. uui me
cablegram shows Bishop Hraveif is not
tnbfiiir any chances. 15ey. ivimuer u-
i..Kn(t tiu , liishon's message to
mean that all white women in tne
nmiMtint Knlsconal i missions iu
' - - .
f-'ittna wherever situated, have already
gone to Japan. A reassuring message
was also receivei rotiay uj -r
tii itirnrmMl church lioard.
t ' . vm m
t was from Amoy, and reau as 101-
lows:- '" 3 - ' ; -' ; :: V:
Everything and everyusty au .wen.
Will act under instructions given."
i-i, a -rb evervthimr" I BUptMjsea
inMr.A mlulnn nroiiertv. InstrilC-
lions referrel to were, tnai no n
..r.. to he run. and 1 that nothing
ki.mild lie omitted to Insure the safe
ty of all the missionaries, j
OLI MUUPEK CASE.
Wealthy Mlssouriau on Trial Charged
With a lerious 1 u-.
Mexi Mo, July.-The case(Of
Akxander Jester, cnargeo
murtler of tiillrt Cate twenty-eight
11 . Miil toilav In the
X'ears ks , .
Balls County Circuit Court in special
. - a ll.n Aft.- SaA
term. This is the seconu mue uk
''Vsilhert Oates and Alexander Jester
ere uelghlwn near here Hi the early
... - 1..4 ah a mom in if ill 1 15 J 11
-1. ,..,WM1 that i:.-itt haa ben
brutally murdered with a elH ad
:. .1.1 .i the same time Jester
.it.,,.. red. Snleiuent develop
ments showcl that Jester went to a
"... . 1- mifinli tiroKnered. lived
little town -
a model life, and not gained tt
rewct of the commuuuj,
several times requested to accent po
litical positions. These latter be al
ways refused. Ills frugal habits re
SALEM, OREGON,"-TUESDAY'-JULY 10, 1000.
sulted in his accumulating a sufficient
fortune with which to retire.
About a year ago Jester 'Lad some
trouMe with bis Bister pertaining to
financial affairs, it appearing that sb
dLscovered hi whereabouts aud then
promptly levied blackmail to main
tain silence. -.Hei demands were so
heavy that the aged man was unable
to meet them, i and i tor revenge she
caused the authorities to arrest hi in,
charged with the crime. During tbe
great lapse of time the murder has
been forgotten by the citizens and the
circumstantial evidence red.
so that now. there Is scarcely any evi
dence against Jester except the state
ment of the sister. - . 4
Jester denies his guilt. : Since j ti
ter's arrest the authorities have spent
mucu time and money in an effort to
establish his guilt or Innocence. .
MANY HORSES TO 00.
WILL i BE SHIPPED TO MANILA
FOB USE OF THE ABM Y.
TransHirtatiou ' of These Animals la
a Difficult Problem More Ves
sels Are Needed. .
WASHIXC.TOX. July IK-Ilecent or
ders of the War Department involve
the sending of about 4.000 horses an I
mules from thi country to the Philip
pines. MMtt of these are cavalry
torses, forming an liuisrtaut part of
tlie equipment of the. squadrons of. the
First. Third and Ninth regiments of
cavalry ordered to the Philippines,
The transportation , of these animals
across the Pacific is a difficult problem.
The trau!iiM)rts available are not near
ly sufficient for the extensive move
ment in prosiiect. aud it will be nec
essary to procure at least six adJi-
kmnl animal transports. v
A LAKGE FOItCE.
Washington. July ft. A statement
preparel by the Adjutaut tJeneral
shows that the total strength of the
United States army In the .Philippine,
on June Cloth last, was ta,4-Jt officer
aud men. . ..'iL.it
Englishmen Tliink that Lord Boberts
Should Flulsh II is 4 War. , t
New York, July !. A dispatch from
Ioudon to the Herald says: Loudon
Is beeomlug unmistakably restless for
news of deisive action In South Afri
ca. Iord Itoherts aeiay in eoruenm;
the elusive Iewet has begun'. to' call
forth criticism, although it is by no
means forgotten that a lull has pre
ceded the accomiiaulment of every
Pick! Marshal's vital operations. ,
It Is believed that tieneral Builera
arrival at. Pretoria, completing the bar
rier Jbetneen tlie Transvaal aud the
Oraifge Free State, is all that Ijord
lOiberta has .been waiting for liefore
striking ids long planned -blow. - W 1
Sister, Isabel Wibton, a Volunteer
purse, , wir lias jusi rt-Tumeu rrom
South Africa. In an t interview rela
tive to the ICoyal Army Medical ser
vice, said: .- - --' i -.'':. -.;',--
"There b unquestionably foundation
for the charge that the British hospi
tal service throughout the entire South
African campaign lias been and Is now
miserably deficient. The Insufficient
number of nurses lias lecn the chief
cause of fomplaiut. At the Pieter-
niaritzbtu-g hospital, follow Ing the
battle of Spionkop. five dtK'tor and
live nurses were eoniieIIed to care for
14'l wounded men. in addition to lieing
beset by the most distressing system
of red tape. " .
"Ijick of foresight was wholly re-
siMiiisible for this under staffing. Hun
dreds of volunteers, for the numlier
seeing rviee. were relieved early in
the war 011 the ground that ,the regu
lar supply was more than ample. Now
many jnurseH have sneeumneo: to en
teric fever-and the capacity ot uiose
wilw have not lieen taken sick Is sorely
triel ly overwork.
fTiie tolunu-er nurws onject 10 rue
nligjtardly treatment they hate receive
ihI at the bands of the tJoverniueuu
Our iwiy was six shillings ilv( a day,
out of which we are obliged to provide
our mess, laundry and clothes. As, a
n-sult. I have earned less than a char
Woman's wages." : - 5 .
A"RKI2ACII OF FAITH.
liie St. IaiuIs Strike Is Not Yet Settled
I but Will Bage Again.,
St. Louis. Mo, July 5.-The strike
against the St. Ixiu is Transit Company
ly Its former employes, which was
declared off July l!d, was onlered re
called today at a meeting of the Street
P.ailway Men's Union. 'Tomorrow
morning at r o'clock wa the time
fixed for the recall of the boycott ou
all the company's line. The men
maintain that the company lias failed
to keep the agreement, ami a uoxen
or more .instance were ited tending
to prove t hat there had been a breach
of faith. ' . v" - i ;- ' -:f;--
While There Is Life There Is Hope.
! v . .mmi n-ltti catarrh: eoubl
neither taste nor smell and could bear
but little. Bly'e C-eani Balm cured It.
Marcus a. Sbautt. Rabway. N. J.
The Balm reached me safely and the
effect Is surprising. My son says the
first applicatkm gave decided relief.
Resnectlully. Mrs., Franklin Freeman,
Dover. N. H. -
The Balm does not Irritate or cause
sneezing. Sold by druggists at SO cts.
mailed by Ely Brother. 50 Warren
St, New York.
-: A numlier of American manufactur
r nrtcnltnral Imtdements have
succeeded In pushing ttwir goods into
favor In Germany by pursuiung proper
methods. Their gents visit the Ger
man country fairs; they exhibit their
machines In competition with those of
other countries, especially Great Brit
ain. The exports, of American .arn
cnltnral implements to Germany has
leen: 1S1T. V44.bC2; 1SUS, fliO,lU3;
: ! ARRAflGED
: .j. .: .J-. - ; J ( . j . - I' :: .i t . -. 1 . " r.
For Campaign by W. J. Bryan's
All PARTIES TO BE REPRESENTED
In tbe VorkIusr Commlttpea Dnrinjr
the Contest Towne la a Thorn
f la Their 8Ide. f . .
; LINCOLN. NebJ, July The plana
for the National Democratic campaign
of Bm were outllneil aud practically
agreed i uion f iolay, 'at a iirotracted
conference between the leaders of the
IMifty, The plan iuclmles the apioiQt-!
ment of a .campaign committee at;
agreed 'upon betwen j the representa
tlveu of th I iemocratic. Silver Uepnl
llcaniand Populist parties at Kansas
City. ; ' This committee, will iuVlude
UK'iniiejh ol" all three parties, and, per
haps faLso Democrats' not members of
the National committee, but who are
prominent' in the councils of the jmrty.
This committee will .it is Bald, have
diargejin a measure id the practical
working of the campaign. . and will
work' for fusion on the state and Con
gressional tickets wherever possible.
The press, and executive ?ommHtees,
It is.; exiiecteiliiw.lll, with one or two
except tons. le tlie same as last year.
The iieyyouuel of all conimit tees was
left In, the haudVof Chairman Jones.
The iistkn f National headquarters
was a(so left 'In blsi hands. It was
stated I that Chicago would irobably
Ih IwliH-tod. i -r ; .,'
4;ommit:veuian Joiinson. of Kansas,
s'tatedlafter the meeiting, that au un
derstanding exists that Bryan will not
'tourvthe country, as 'he did in liflf!.
but wRl ntake trips from time to time
to the; larger eentriwt of population, re
niainiiig in Lincoln a great deal of the
-tliaej;?- .'!.: f ; 'i;Vi -i' ;4 '
...Towue niay-not announce his deeis
loii iuj regard to tlietA'Ice I'residential
itomiuatkiH for several days. - The
Ieiuocra tie i leaders ; state tliat 'the
wB.oIef'questktn vitas j tieen ftostpomil
until f. alter . tbe Xlkldlc-of-the-Boad
PopuISst ctmventlon, to 1m held at
Craud IsLind. Nelt., July 2t)th.. The
attitude that , will lie taken by that
wing f tlie Populists, and the strength
deveiied by them will. It Is said, be
eloseljr observed as a criterion In oth
er Pojiutist states, and shoidd .110 Heri
ons U-ti' t ion ; from the regular Popu
lists. n' account of Towne's defeat In
he; Iemocratle tonventkm, lie noticcil
1 conference Willi the Populist leaders
vill then lie heht. at which time ft js
exiiec!! Towne's withdrawal w;ill lie
announce I. i .
THE BATTLESHIP OREGON.
Wfll Start for Drydock at Kole, Japan.
. Iiuinediately. .
VslIlugtou. July a Tin Navy Ie-
nartiuent was . lnfrHiel today that
tha Orewon lias arrivel at' Che -Fot.
She will start f r Kobe, Japan, to
dwtf July loth or 12th. The -cable
grant 1 from, Captain Bodgers. of the
NashvilhM who made a flying -.: trip
f romi his station at Che Foo out to
tbe scene of the grounding Of the Ore
gon, thirty -live miles northwest f the
iort His dispatch1 reads as fallows.:
"Oregon starts for Kobe dock. Jap
an, sliotit nnh ori 1'Jth. stopping en
route. If weather la bad. Alt well on
lioard Oregon." I t
Th disfiatch convey Indirectly tlie
Information that wire communication
with Che Foo is again cqn'ii. t-
A Vough estimate made at the Navy
Ieiiiirtmeht consigns the Oregtm to the
dry dock. Miee months. The courtesy
exhibited by the Jarpanese tlovernment
in allowing the Oregon to use the
diK'k. whk-ti is owhed by the bern
meiit. la miK-h appmiateil by the
Navy Department officials here.
K2S. DLMAIS rUSlD AWAY.
Her Demise Followed an Operation
for faheer Was Well and Fa,
! vuraWy Known Hexe.
Many of the residents of tlie Capital
City were grieved at the new con
tained Mu yestenlay' Portland Ore
gonian In tlie following 1 ara graph :
"Yestenhir morniiijf at .7. o'clock.
Mr. WUliaui Darcars died at the Sor-
gtl Sanitarium, corner r Twentieth
attit Glisan streets, after an operation
fierformea for cancer. Mr. Dnmars
was the wife of William Duma.',
manager f ; the Northwest dUtrctrof
tlw4 Western ' Union Telegraph , i'oni
pany. aud i ainr-e Portland h
len their place of residence. Salem
liad previously been their home for a
hPfiober of year, and there, as in fort
land. Mr. Iwmar had a wide circle
of; friend. She was an amiable and
est finable woman, whose los will le
felt by every friend and acquaintance.
She was the mother of ue child, a
tuine nirL Tlie - funeral will take
lI-e from the family resldem-e.- 222
North Sixteenth street. tomorr.r at
tfrtwoa." - i.' .
. 'Jr. Dumar and family numbered
thHr friends. In Salem by hnndreds.
fhr was a highly ae"omli!lie.l 6nI
exceelin?Iy popular lady, and will be
sincerely mourned by a wide circle of
friends. The widowed busonud t.d
orphaned daughter of f the decfaseit
liave the heartfelt 4 sympathy ef all
wtio know them,' in this their rad hour
of a miction,
A SWIXDL1XCJ CONCERN.
Sa n Fra ncisco, J uly Percy You ng,
who was arrested at St. Louis last
night on & telegram from the olice of
this city, is accused - of obtaining
nincy under talse pretenses. Five
charges are pending against , him. It
is charged, against him that he is the
bead of a swindbug advertising con
cern, which it Is alleged, be operated
successfully in Ienver, St. iAmis, Chi
iago. Kansas City and in all the large
cities on the Pacific Coast. "Requisi
tion papers will te forwarded to St.
Louis at once.'
bit COGSWELL DEAD.
Fan Francisco. July,'.!. Dr. Henry D.
Cogswell Is dead, aged SO years. He
was the founder of the Polytechnic
College In this city, which bear his
name, but will In remeiuliered chiefly
by the drinking fountains which he
presented to tlie many cities through
out fbe Union. He was an ardent
prohibitionist, and "well kuowu aa a
philanthropist. . .
AN IMMENSE FORTUNE.
Xew York.4 July 9; Tlie Inventory
of- tlH personal estate of the late tiar
It't A. Hobart was tiled with the Su
preme Court at I'aterson. N. J.. today.
It places the late Vice I'resideut's
wealth at fl2.8tai.44I. Hobart held
ltond.t iii twenty-six coriKiratlons, and
stock tn over loo.
A Delegation of ludians Received by
Canton, July 9. A delegation of
full bloodel Indians waited on the
the Iresideut' this eveuing. and were
recelvel with very cm-dial handshakes.
They "are connected with Pawnee
um Wild West Show.
OVER THE RAPIDS.
Niagara Falls, July 9. Peler Niel-
K'li, of Chicago, or "Bowser," as he
styles himself, went through tlie
Whirlpool Rapids of Niagara today, lu
his craft," in - the presence of 10,IK0
persons.. " -
MANY RECORDS BROKEN.
Boston.- July 9. Eleven world's re-
orls Were broken by John Nelsou, of
Chkmgo, at Charles River Park to
nights Nelson covered milea aud iU
feet during two hours" ridhig. "
r.)-. V- . . ; .' '
A PROHIBITION CONVENTION.
Lincoln. Neb., July . Several bun-
lreI delegates assemble! hre today
to attend the opening of the Nebraska
State - Prohibition onveution this
morning. A full state ticket is to be
Seattle, Wash., July 11. The report
of the Unibrd States assay office at
Seattle, for Hies fiscal year ending June
ft Ml i,- has hist lieen Issued. During
tint term oSiKl dcMiits, aggregating
aii.tSW.'k.'O, have Ueu recclvisli
llOP GROWERS CALLED
MEET1NU WILL BK HELD IN
ON THURSO AT
TaCoHldirQ. J. Ottorbclar Offer to
Ftuae th Crop-Arrn jmt
" . Arm Procrcssls ., " .'- -
The offer, recently niade by II. J.
Ottenheimer to the bop growers of Or
egon, agreeing to guarantee 15 cents a
pound for" the Oregon bop under cer
tain conditions, has attracted a great
deal, 01 attention among tne grower
of the Willamette Valley, and many
there are who are eager to make! the
pen ill red arranccmetitM. a nil thutu se
cure pk klug money and a good fniee
for the proiluct. In order to show )he
good will of bis firm, and to help it he
matter of completing arrangements,
Mr. Otteuheimer yesterday addressed
a second letter, supplementary to tbe
first, to President M. L. Jones, of the
Oregon Hop Growers Association,
promising to put up a tmnd for the
iaithful carrying out of his contract.
If all arrangement should tie complet
ed and- the contract made between
Lillettthal Bros, and the Association.
The letter follow;. .. '" . ;'
i 'Salem, Or. July 9, 19WI.
"Mr. M. L. Jones. Ireldent O. H. G
A Saleto. Or; (
"Iear Sir Referring to iny letter of
June 20tb. and supplemental thereto.
I desire to say that In case the offer
Jnade therein is-ac-epted by grower
representing 75 fer cent of the acre
age devoted to bop In California. Or
egon and Washington, and the selling
thereof left to u. our guarantee of 15
cents per pound to the grower would
be" covered by a liond to that effect,
and the money adram-ed for harvest
ing would also be considered a a fur
ther se-urity for the guarantee. ery
sincerely, . , . ..
? -For Lilietithal llnw"
In rdr to ?lace this matter Iswfore
the bop grower of the valley, and
cure an intelligent discussion of tbe
proposition, with view to bringing
about tbe proposed . contract, and
tLereby Increase the profits of the bop
growers, reducing their , bosses to a
minimum, a call was yesterday clrcu
lated among some of the leading grow-
SECTION EIGHT PAGES
ers, calling a meeting of the growers
next Thursday morning,. July 14th, to
lie held In this city, when a thortuigh.
discussion of the plans will lie bail,
'i'iiere is no doubt but the meet lug will
result in great good to the hop grow
ers of Oregou. Following Is the call,
together with the names of tlie grow
ers signing it: 1 ,. i j
"A proMitiou',has lu made by
Lll'enlhal Bros., iwr II. J. Otteuheimer
to unsure the picking of the l!o hop
crop, and to gun rau tee the growers 15
cents 'per pound for all good hops., pro
vided a reduction Is made of 25 per
cent of the output for the states of
California. Washington aud Oregon.
"We, thej undersigned, request all
hop growers of the staU of Orgon to
meet at Salem at 11 a. ni on Satur
day, July 14th, to consider this matter,
or any other question of Interest that
will have a tendency to secure rea
sonable profits. .
"Come yourself aud invite your
nelfthbor. If you cannot ajl coine, send
"(Slguedi M. L. JONES.
'..' i "FRANCIS FELLElt.
i "JAS. W1XSTAXLKY.
). "W. H. ROAN.'
T'HENRY B, THIELSEN.
1 'W. II. HOLMES.
I II tllllltl"
DOlRS VERY ACTIVE.
BUT THEIR EFFORTS PRODUCE
' VERY LITTLE EFFECT.
Sharp Fighting Reported Near Macb
, adotlorp in Which Trausvaalers
' 1 Were Iemorallxed.
IAIN DON, July IO. As Lord Roll
er!" diiatchc reveal, the lbier are
uiiusna'llyj active. lsith lu the Orjinge
Colony and the so-called pacified West
ern Trausvaal, but ..without produc
ing any serious Impression upon the
PiltUli arms. Passengers, ,who arriv
ed! at Jjoureiico Marque July 9th
trouiMlddteburg. say there has Immi
hard lighting Itetweeu the latter place
and Mai-hadodorp. iu which the Boer
were defeated and demoralized.
' DRIVING THE BOERS. .-
Imdoii, July p. The following dis
patch from Iord Bolsrts has ltccn re
ceivml at the war ffic:
"Pretoria. July S. As the enemy had
Imcii for1 some days threatening our
line of railway by trying to get round
our right Hank. I dispatch"! Sutton.
Jidy Sth, with mounted infantry, to
re i u for -e Mahou, aud with order to
drive the Btiers to the east of Broeti
kci Kpruit. These orders were cffHtlve
ly carried out during Friday and Sat
urday by Mahon. ..wIm was attacked ,
by' Home.ru njen, with six guns and
two maxims, our ciisuaitles were:
"Wouinhil Two officers, including
C'lptnln Nelles, of tln Caniidlaa
Mouuteil Ritles, slightly, and twenty
"Steyn left Bethlehem on the night
of July 4th for FourleiiHirg. lsiweeii
Bethlclieiu and Fi-ksburg, accom
panied hy( Christian DeW'it and other
Free-State commaudcrs, with . troops
n-liortfHl numlM'ring SiMMi men.' -
iilanburg-Trflcy, comiuauding at
Rustenburg, n'iKirts that a party of
Boers under 1. 1 miner, called on him
yesterday to surrender the-town -and.
garrison. Hanburg-Tracy replhil that
lie held Rustenburg for her niajisty"s
government and Intended to 'continue
to occup.VTit. The euetny then sne
lire with :artlllery and tried to take ,
the height nimandliig the towu,
but ilkl not sucesl, owing tothe
piss! arrangements made by Hanbury-
fracj and his officer. -" Eventually
they were driven off, with the assist
ance of Holdsworth and his hussars.
wiio made; a rapid march of forty-
eight miles from the neighbirhosl of
Zeerust, with the Bushmen under VI-
onel Aire, on beariug Ruslenbin'g was
ilkely to lie threatened.
"ihe enemy stiuiTeil ltenvJIy. anl
live men were eaptnred. The casual- ,
tie were two men killed and one of
ficer and three men wounded."
HIGH DEATH RATE.
: New York, July 9. To the continua
tion of the hot weather Is attributed
tlie -.high death rate among children,
i'or the first six day of July. the
deaths reported of children 5 year old
Or under averaged fifty-three In Man
hattan and the Bronx, and forty-one
In Brooklyn. Saturday' report allow
ed fifty-one deaths of children under
5 year In Manhattan and the Bronx,
and fifty-eight In Brooklyn. Sunday'
list Includes forty-five such death In
Mauhattau and the Bronx.
THE WHEAT MARKET.
Portland. Jnly 9.-Wheat. Walla
Walla aud Valley, S7&57,ic; Blut stem,
00 cents. , ; I
Chicago, July . Tlie largest trade
In wheat, as In other jeerenl. Is for
delivery In September.. This option
opened at HAfilV)'tf, mml advanced
to fcofsle. -
Close Wheat, July, IUVjc; August,
f?QyU", Septemlier, ' 81c; com, July,
43!k-: August, 4tf 444e; SeptemtK r
4IVi4Cii; oat. July, 24; August
2!c;j SeptemiMr, 21Vy:v Prk, July
tl2.7o; S-pteinl'r, $12.87' !j: lard. July,"
Pi Wy. SeptemUr, ?7; ribs, July and
Casli Wbat. No. 2 red, KU-; No. 8
red, 7V2c; No. 2 bard winter. 77c;
No. Z bard winter, 74470c; No. 1
northern spring, 7c; No. 2 uorthfru
spring. 7itf78,ic: No. .1 sprtug. 74Si70c;
eorn. No. 2, 41. 14 Vf, No. 3, 44e
4Ci", oat, No, 2. 21ic; No. 3. 2 Hie;
flax, $1J: rye. &7Te; barley, 40rfllc;
MUST FERVn TIME.
!$ole. IdalMi. July . The Supreroa
Court - ha affirmed the judgment
ajralnst Paul Corcoran, tbe Cocur
d'Alene dynamiter trcoran wa con
victed of ninrder In tbe second ck gree,
at Wallace, for killing Janies Chcyne,
who lost hi life In tlie Wardder riot,
April 29. ISO!), ami wa senteaced ta
seventeen years Imprisonment.
lugs. Her Mftjesty'8 ship TerrlMe's