DAILY JOURNAL. " ?3 VOL. X SAIiEM, OREGON WEDitfESDAY MAHCII 7 1900. NO. 55 Though the din of auction bolls and tho flutter of red lings nud whlto signs, wo have patiently held our pcaco, but now we've a word to say. But not by RED FLAG nor CLANGING BELL will wo seek to attract your attention, nor by "closing out" sales either, for the B have spent so many weary nnd heart rending moments watching by hor bed-Bide. THE LATE NEWS FROM Offi AMPS EAWAIM EI-aUEEN To Receive a Royal Pension From, Uncle MMSM WUULIiluYi is noro to stay as long as Oregon wool grows on Oregon sheep. Well wo started to say that we hnvo Just completed our Annual Invoice, and In taking stock, find that wo havo sovcral lines of suits all sold out savo perhaps ono or two. Tlieso odd suits we have placed by themselves and THEY'VE GOT TO GO FOR WE MUST KEEP OUR STOCK CLEAN. IF YOU WANT A GOOD SUIT OF OREGON WOOL AT A CLEAN-UP PRICE, NOW'S YOUR TIME. Whon youcomo In look over our "Odds andsEnds" tables, where we've collected a fow remnants of lines in underwear, sweaters, gloves, shirts, caps, cottonado pants, etc. And Mackintoshes we'ro almost giving them away, (or we're overstocked and want to get rid of them. Tl SALH WOOLffl ILL SHE UOO COMMERCIAL, T KRAUSSB PROS , . i ii m-Jag. , "" y SaBMM8aiag8Magagag-.Ai I. W-S. BRIDGE & BEACH MANUFACTURING CO.'S SUPERIOR Sfsa"d canKbe FOUND A I GRAY SOLE agents AT SALEM. ORE. 1900 Wall Paper More new designs of wall -paper just received at av W. HOLLIS & CO. 1st Door North of Post Office. F. BURBN m ILL We still have a few of those ladies' box calf shos at $2,00 and $2,25, If you need anything in that line now is a good time to 1 C VaV aV buy, t s , s BROS We can savej'you money on -v. spj Line j - , f Et Fortifying a Range Glencoe CROWDING THE MINISTRY TO ; DECLARE FOR ANNEXATION The British From Zululand are Reported to Hayo En tered the Transvaal. ; Lord Roberts Showing Himself to Bo Flanked the Boers Federals Falling Back. Or Associated I'rcaa ta taa Journal. Bonn Camp, Biggersborg, Saturday. Tho Federals have fallen back on tho UIggersbcrg chain that 'crosses Natal south o( Dundee. The retreat from Ladyeralth was duo to a mistake ot a certain commandant In ordering tho men to retire from tho Koy to tho posi tion without a reason for tho movo. On receipt of tho bad now s from Moddor River, Wednesday, It was resolved to send wagons to Blggorsbcrg. Doers Hold a Pass. London, March 7. It is reported Bui has pushed forward a forco along tlio Harrismith lino of rallrond toward Van ItcenanB pass. It appears the Boers In tend to tako up a strong position in the Biggersborg range and contest tho Glen coo Pass, although It hardly scorns llkoly that Buller will attempt to forco these (or tho present. Ministry Should Hpeak. Tho Timos contains a dispatch from Capo Town which says thoro is crying need for an '.explicit statement by tho Brltislrmlnlstcry that nothing shorf of annexation Is intended, "In ordor to dampen tho miscliievious agitation going on under protex t of n demand for peace." DEAR BOUGHT LADYSAUTH Tho Hat of casualties sustained by Butler's forces fiom February 14th to February 27th shews: Killed, 123; wounded, 7C3; missing, 64. This makes a total cost to the rank and fllo iu tho final relief of Ladysmith of 1,859 won. 1 SBRITISH IN TRANSVAAL Londok, Mar. 7. A dispatch from Dnrban says tho flying column of British, from Zululand has entered the Trans vaal and has been daily skirmishing with small parties of Boon. Tho force consists of mounted Infantry, Natal scouts and artillery, commanded by Ma jor Prendergast. LATEST FROM GEN. ROBERTS London, March 7. Lord Roberts has telegraphed from Oafenteln: "I ad HAMILTON and Will Contest Pass. a Great Military Leader He Has on Modder River. i vanced March 7. Enemy In full retreat, followed by our troops, casualties are few." I ROBERTS SEND- 1NG DETAIliS London, Marcli 7. Lord Iloborts has telegraphed as follews: Osfonteln Operations today promlso to be n great success. The enemy occupied a position four miles north and eleven miles 'south on tho Moddor rivor. I placed General Colvlllo's division on tho north bank and Kolly-Kenny's and Tuckers divls- lod with cavalry on tho south bank. Tho cavalry division succeeded In turning the enemy's loft Hank, opening tho road for tho sixth division, which Is advancing without being obliged to'flru a shot up to tho present time. Tho en emy Is in full retreat towards tho north and east, closely followed by cavalry, horso nrtlllory and mounted Infantry, while Tucker's division, Col vlllo's division nnd tho guard's brigade, under Folo-Cnrew are making tholr way aoross tho river at Poplar's Drift, whete I propose to placo headquarters this evening. Our casualties ore fow, as enemy was unprepared for being at tacked by flank, and having their com munications with Bloomfonteln threat ened. TWO YEARS IN A TRANCE Death of Miss Hilda Wllbnr, the San Francisco Sleeper. Sax Francisco, March 7. After two years of uncousclousnoss Miss Ellda Wilbur died Tuesday. In Fubruary, 1308, Miss Wilbur was found in her room unconscious with the gas turnod on. Sho was lying on a sofa with a novel In hor hand, and it was at tlrst supposed that she, had committed suicide, but an Investigation disproved this supposition, and it became known that she had. fallen asleep while reading, and that a gust of wind had extinguished the light, leav ing tho gas to escape in tho room and rob the young lady of her senses. Tho usual remodles wcro applied, but the doctors could do nothing toward reviving the girl. Tho best physicians In tho city were called, and every known means of restoring consciousness were applied without result. The girl retained iu a great meaeuros her former beauty, and to all appearan ces was but in a pleasant sloop. 6ho was nourished and watched as an infant, and a fow weeks ngo was removed from tho ctty, with tho idea that a change of air might havo a beneficial effect. Hor trlonds and nurses were rowardod by brief, very brlof, periods of conBcloiiB nes, and onco or twtco sho spoko, and it Is said that her words woro theso; "No THE WORLD'S WORK. The Dutch of Capo Colony aro rising in rebellion. General Joubort is in supremo command of tho Boor forces. Ab soon as tho census is completed an election will bo ordered In Cub. Tho U. 8. Transport Warren from Manila Is still In quarantine at Baa Fran cisco. Tho Dutch church of Capo Town has declared for tho Independence of the Re publics. Tho Howe Lumber Co., of Lowell, Mass., has assigned as a result of the Globe National Bank failure in Boston. Tho Republicans carried Omaha, electing Frank E. Moores Mayor, and all but two or three of nine Aldermen. Admiral Watson will return from Manila on account of poor health, and will lw succeeded by Rear Admiral Romoy. Ex-President Harrison declares his sympathy with tho Boers, nnd says there is no occasion for gratitudo toward England. Tho conforenco flnanco bill passed tho Sonato 44 to 2d, finally disposing of this legislation on tho money question that has boon disturbing bublnoss. Building material firms In Chicago havo shutdown tholr plants, owing to tho fact that 60,000 mechonlcs thoro oro Idlo, and no demand for tholr products. Secretary of War Ellhu Root has arrived in Havana. Ho was received with a saluto from tho Cabanas fortress, and Cuba. Congressman Alfred B. Harmor (Fathor of tho Houso.) tho Representative from tho Fifth Pennsylvania district, dlod at his home In Philadelphia lost night, aged 75 years. Tho Philippine war so far lias cost $50,000,000 ns follews: Quartormastors' department, 120,000,000, of which f 17,000,000 Is for transportation j subsistence, 11,000,000, etc. A meeting In aid of tho British South African patriotic fund was hold at Bos ton. Sir Charles Tupper was tho principal speaker. Between $1600 nnd $2000 w( re raised by collection. Sir Chas. Tupper said: "Tho question Is whothor tho millions of Inhabitants of Bouth Africa aro to suffer under a government of tho 17th century or whothor they aro to llvo under tho enlightened rulo of tho 10th century. This Is not a war of freedom, nut o( civilization against an oligarchy." SOVERHCN TALKS, Before the Committee on the Idaho Mine Investigation! Br Aaaolnl1 Prti to Ilia Journal. Wasiiinoton, March 7. James It. Sovereign roumod hi testimony today nt tho Coeur d'Alono investigation. Asked if there was any law requiring tint mem bers of labor organizations to conceal tho names of criminals, Sovoroigu answered In tho negative. Speaking of tho general conditions while tho men woro 'ImprlrV onod, Sovereign denounced tho military officers for a reign of bread and wator, de scribing it as a ropotltlon of tho horrors of Andersonvlllo. Momliera of the com mltteo cross-examined Sovereign, Representative Hull took him over tho assembling of thu miners on tho morn ing the mill was blown up. Witness said it was evident thoro wan preconcortod action. At Hull's request Sovereign read mi article iu n paper edited by him, ns to the Hunker Hill works destroyed, headed "Ono Thousand Wreak Votigoanco on a Scab Mine." The article said halt tho men wero masked, and described tho scones as tho dynamlto was placed under tho mine conrontrator and how It was completely wrecked, BUBONIC PLAGUE A Case Discovered in 'Frisco All China' town Quarantined, Hr Aaaoelalad Praaa Is tba Journal. San FiUNCisco, Marcli 7. A caso of what is supposed to lw bubonic pluguo, though tho exact nature of tho disease Is uncertain, has been discovered In China town. Tho patient was immediately isolated and tho whole of Chinatown placed under strict quarantine. No fear Is apprehended of tho spread of thu disease. ono loves me now." Sometimes she would start up and to all appearances was about to speak, but thu nxiicctant watchers wero doomed to disappoint ment. She uttered no audible sound, and appeared to be staring Into space. She recognized no one, not even her mother. Latter she was remoed to her Call fornla Street homo, and It was thought that she was gradually recovering from her remarkable trance, and that she would renew tho useful and beautiful life, which to all intents ended on that fateful February night iu 1893, hut all hopes for her ultlraato recovery were shattered today, when sho passed away without having recogclzed those who SPRAY I2UR.TRBES We have just received a quantity of DUNNKS SOLID SPRAYS and aro prepared to supply our patrons with all that they may need. Out stock ot New Seeds ESEEg to flit your order. A complete line of Spray Pump. Gopher Guns and Mole Traps SAVAGE S22u4tU CemDcUlg(rtl NOTHWE9T NBW9. Titos. J. Humes was ro-elccted mayor of Seattle by a largo majority. Ashland will try to restock a company to rebuild tho woolen mill. Thoro were 450 horeos shipped from Vancouver to Manila today. Dallas voted to build a six-room school bouse, Parties ot Forest Orovo uro trying to sccuro what Is known as tho Cherokee strip to locato a saloon on. Ovor 1000 voters aro registered InClat sop county. will mako a tour ot Inspection through Statu ok Ohio, Citv ov Tolkdo, ) Li'cah County. i Fuank J. Ciiknkv makes oath that he Is tho senior partner of tho firm of F. J. Ciiknkv A Co.. doiiiu businoHS In thu City of Toledo, County anil Stato afore said, ana that mid linn will pay tun sum of ONK HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every caso of Catarrh that cannot he cured by the uso of Hall'm Oataukii Cuiik. FRANK J. GHKNHY. Sworn to boforo mo and subscribed iu my presence, this 0th day 'of December, A. I). 1880. -a. A. W. OLKASON, j ska i. y Notary Public. Hall's Catarrh Cure ii taken Internally and acts directly on tho blood and mu cous surfucea of tho system. Send fur testimonials, fruo. F. J. CIIKNKY & CO.. Toledo, O. Bold by DriiggUts, 76c. Hall's Family Pills aro tho best. S. RE1D North of tot Ottos Sam SHE WILL TRY TO WORRY ALONG IN Redliot Conflagration in PENSIONING AN EX-QUEEN. Br AMiielnlcd Pre la Ilia Journal. Wasiiinoton, March 7. Tho Senate committee on foreign relations has au thorized roportlng an nmondmont to tho diplomatic bill, appropriating $20,000 to bo paid to ox-Queen Llliuokalaua, and providing for annual donations of $10, 000 as long as sho may live. Senator Honrgavu nollco of an amend ment to tho diplomatic appropriation bill providing for tho payment of $260, 000 to I.llluokaland, HOUSE ON SHORT TIME fir Aaaoclated Praia (a lha JoarnaL Washington, March 7. Tho Houso was in Bosston but twouty-flvo minutes today, adjourning out of respect to the momory of tho Into Roprcsontntlvo Har mon of Pennsylvania. Tho voto on tho Aldrich-KobbliiB contested cleclton caso nns postponed until tomorrow. Tho conforenco report on tho Unanclnl bill wus presented to tho houso, but no time was fixed tor calling It up. STREET RAILWAY MEN DISCHARGED. II r Aaauclatol Prraa In lha Journal Tacoma, March 7. Twelve conductors nud eight inotorinon woro discharged this morning from tho City Street rail way service, It Is believed bocauso they aro tho alleged loadors in if moment to demand Increase wagos. FILIPINOS AND BOEKS Itr Aaaoelatad I'rcaa I tba Journal. Wahiiincito.v, .March 7. In the senate there was offered a' resolution that "whllo the Filipinos continue Iu tho present war, nooxpression of intention as to thu future course of tho United SUitos with respect to them should bo made by thosenuto." Mason gave notice that he would enter a motion, that the committee on forolgn relations bo dis charged from further consideration of his resolution, expresslvu of thu senates' sympathy with tho Hours, because ho said it was clearly thu intention of tho Winmlttco to take no notion on tho rebo lutiou. 1xlge then uddressed thu senate on the Philippine question. The Bociallets, Ur Aaaoelutcd Praaa la lha Journal Indianai-olis, March 7. At today's session of thu social Democratic conven tion the committtHi reports voro dis cussed. PRACTICALLY ABANDONED. llr Aaaoalalcd frmmm la Ilia Journal. Ciiaulkston, W..Va., Marcli 7, All hopes for tho rescue nllvu of tho eighty or ninety minors still entombed In the Rod Ash initio has been prautlcally ubandoued, Governor A'.klntson is still on the ground directing the relief op erations. In Justice Couit. The preliminary examination of Matt Craft charged by Geo. Downing with tho larceny of a number of goats has occupied Justice Johnson's time today, and is not concluded as we go to press. ! Many witnesses have been examined, and the defense is putting up a case which will probably clear the defendant. District Attorney Hoyden conducts the prosecution, John A.Carson theueiense. .JSf 4- HER OLD CLOTHES ON $10,000 A YEAFl i. Philadelphia Retail Drygojffls A BIG DRY GOODS FIRE Br Aaaoetacd Praaa la lha JouraaL Philadelphia, Marcli 7. A flro en tailing an estimated loss of over $700,000 occurcd today In tho retail dry goods district. Tho principal losses are: Shonoman Ilros., dry goods, $300,000; Marks Uros., dry goods, $300,000; Myor hoff Bros., women and children's cloth ing, and Philadelphia Electric Equip ment, Co., $200,000. A PITIFUL CASH. Father is Committed to the Asylum and Children Oo to Orphan's Home. Ur Aaaaelalcit I'rcaa la lha Journal. Corvaixis, Or., March 0. Andrew Hanson was adjudged insano before the county examining board Tuesday after--noon and was takon to Salem today by Deputy Sheriff Hondrrson. Hanson re sides In Lane county on tho bonier lino of Ronton, in tho vicinity of Alsca. He Is (I I years of ago, and has five children, aged, respectively, about 6,0, 8, 14 and 1(1 years. Hanson is said to havo threatened tho litoofhis 10-year-old sou, and at the examination ho readily signed a petition to tho Circuit Court to havo a boy han ged. Most of tho tlmo, howovor, ho whs apparently rational. With him in court wero two of his scantily dressed children, and when ho was being com mitted to Jail, tho fathor beggod piteous ly not to bo soparoled from his chil dren. Tho children also clung to the parent. Tho three younger children aro to go to an Orphous' Home iu Portland. MIRACULOUS BSCAPB. Little One Escaped With a Trifling Injury and a Torn Dress, llr Aaaoelalad Traaa to lata Journal. Hoon Rivau, March 7. A little girl about ii years old, a child of Mr. and Mrs. Hronan, of VIouto, was struck by a car that was being switched Tuesday evening, at that place. The child was knocked down between the rails nnd thu car passed over It. The brakomau succeeded In stopping thu car just us tho rear wheel reached tho child, and was standing on her dress. Thu garment had to bo torn from under tho wheel. Tho only Injury the child received was a crushed little finger. Tho paronts brought tho child to Hood Rlvor for treatment. She may lose her linger. WHEAT MARKET. San Fiuncisco, Murch 7 Cash 05. Oiiicauo, March 7 May 05i Cash W. Alarm Clocks. That Will Make You Get Up. X We have one that will all but grab you by the neck and pull you out. It rings like a fire bell every 15 or 20 seconds for a quarter of an hour, An other with luminous dial, you can tell the time across tlve room the darkest night. See our big display in bast show window. Alarm clocks from 75c to $2.00. HERMAN W. BARR, geweltir US State m '-.: J -" Ivl t'V - """MBViaiTTI -i.