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nn VOL. 9. ST. HELENS, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1892. NO. 38. r THE OREGON MIST. INNUKU EVERY HUB MOIININO ... -HY- THE MIST PUBLISHING COMPANY, J, R. BEEQLE, Manager. OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER. iibar.rltlon Ilnte. Ono copy one year In ailvuuea It M cm copy lx inoiitlni '? untitle oopy Adverllaiiig ItsUea. Pmfeaalonal earda on year One column olio year... Unit column one 'r !,, Quarter column oue your... One Inch ono inoiilh One iuch thru months. J Oue Inuli alx mouths l,ociil notlcea, U cenla per line for llral lu-ijr-tloir, lOcuiilaperlltiefor l auUcuiicnt In- ","S"l'iMvrtlMiiient.,l.l per Inch tr llral Imorilou, itn.l 74 cenla r Inch lor such annus quoin lmurtlon. " COLUMBIA COUNTY DlllKCTOUY. Couiiir Olfir.om. jadno Dean Illaiicha-1, Itatnlur Clrfli , , ft. ft. nuica, b . HliodlT Masale, m. Hde 'J'naaiir r K. M. Wharton, Caluml la l'i Bu,.t. of Holioola T. J. (Meelmi. Vernon Awor W. II. Kyaur, llaln H.!yor ... .. . . ...: A. B. Uulo. K,. ul . , , IK. U. H ho mover, Vernon t'ommUnl miri...., J. Wi itaruaa, Maya-er. Soneir Hoi less. M omt.-St. Helena Lodge, No. ra-Reip .1... tl.lnl Kuliti-ilnv nit GOIIlluollKinui.ii "i". ' 1 .....i .ih .i 7-lin i. m. at MiotolllO hall. Mi liiv mumbara in Koo4 standing Invlleil to 'Vu'aoNIC.-Ralulor Li'due, No. .2lHtnted itinelliiKa Saturday on or Imloreeach full i"on at 7:nr. H. HI MHHOOli: null, ....".. tore, v laiiing nieuiuvi. a"" vllcd to attend, In- The mulls. Down river (WO clown at .S0 . . I L) nvnr t'lii'.. ... a- , , The mull for Vtrnnula ami I'lltnlmra iava fit. Helena Monday, Wcdiieaday ami Friday The' mall for Marshland. ClaNVanlo and Ml at leaven Uuiim aaonuay, . vi winuwni "VuiU (railway) north cloao ' 10 . ! I'orllaud at H r. Trarelera) Wnlde Hlver Ke)Ue. StraxsrO. W. 8nview-Leaves hi. Helena for Portland at II T.i.ti.t- Tlinriljiv iltlil Helena lor lat.i.amc H.mday, weuuusuny amunimj n. , Htramkr Uam Leave, ft. Helena for Port land 7:j i. M. rtturiilnx aM:H0 r. . Htka mkr JuaRm KRW-onii-LcaveiS't. Helena for Portland dully except Himdny. Bt 7 . I . r .ivinai Portland at 1U.30; returning, louvo PorUanv at .H., arrlrliiK at 8t. Helena nl i I' RO F E8S.1 0 N A L. JR. II. It. CUKH, rilYSICIAN and SURGEON. 8t. Helens, Oregon. Jtt. J. K. II ALU rilYSICIAN and SURGEON. CIUikimle, ColuniMu county, Or. J J R. W. (.'. BKLT, PHYSICIAN and SURGEON. Rainier, Orouon. yy i. rice. ATTORNEY-AT-L AW, St. IIelkns, - - Oiikuon. Deputy District Attorney (orColumlita Co. T. A. McllRtot. . 8. Diikk, CUIUDB A DRK3SKR, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW. Oregon City , Oregon . Prompt attention giveulnncl-ofllce business. B. LITTLE, SURVEYOR and CIVIL ENGINEER, . St. Helena, Oregon. Cntinty surveyor. Lnnd surveyiiir,town platting, and engineering work promptly clone. W. T. Boiumv. . J. W. Dbapkk. IJURSEY A DRAPER ATTORNEYS-at-LAW, Oregon City, Oregon. Twalve yesrs' experience as lteginter of the United Mtntea Lund Otllce here, recom mends ua in ous specially of till kinds of business before the Land Otlbie or the ConrlN and liiTolving the Oonerul Land OOlce. jROCKENDROtldll at COWINO, ATTORNEY-at-LAW, Oregon City, Oregon. (Laleapeiiul agent of General lnnd office.) Hunieateiid, Pre-emption, and Timber Land applications, and other, Lund OIHce business a specialty. OIlloo, second floor, Land Ottlce Buildinir. A.NEf. BLAKESLY, y Proprietor of Oriental rHotel. ST. IIELKN8, OREGON, v. The bouse has' been fully refurnished throughout and the best of accom modations will be given. CHARGES REASONABLE. BTAGKmnln connection with the hotel connecting with the North ern Facillo Kailroad at Millon. 8tgo for Taooaua trains 10 p. in. For Portland train at 5 p. m. PACIFIC COAST. Large Reward Offered for a Murderer's Arrest. THE COLLIS TRAIN ROBBERS. Zuni Indians Kill a Mexican Boy in New Mexico Oregon Big Red Apples. Tito Willamette Valley ia iwarminii Willi liilnese pheasants. Coal baa been discovered In the hllli one mllo east of Klamath falls, Or. P. 8. Smith, a merchant of Lavina, Mont , has been arrested, identified as etuxe robber. Itattlesnakes are unpleasantly numer ous in Linn county, Or., In the foothills ol the Cascades. The government commissioners are examining the cUUerent sues lor a deep water harbor on the Los Angeles coast. Twenty-nine candidates for the oftlse of ibIi Commissioner, to be tilled by the next Oregon Legislature, are already reported. Heavy night fogs in Southern Cali fornia have retarded fruit drying along the coast. The weather has been warm and clear in the interior. The Lane county, Or., Hop Growers' A-sociation have-agreed to pay for pick ing this year 40 cents for 7-buthel boxes and 60 tenia for 9-busbel boxes. One hundred and thirly-flve miners under arrest at Wardner, Idaho, have been released, but the indictments against them have not been dismissed. In a canvass of Washington on the question of selecting a Ktate fijwer, the i liodo lendon was largely the favorite, re ceiving 7 7J4 votes out ol a total ol 14,441". It is estimated that the apple crop of the I'ajaro Valley will reach 250,(KI0 noxes tins year, it will take about 4UJ cars to take that amount of fruit to market. , At FiagitaiT, A. T., Jailer Ilenty Banta was seized by the prisoners in the county jail, bound and gxgged, and all but two of the men escaped. The six now free, it is thought, will soon be recaptured. Fishing on the Riuslaw is now in progress. Two canneries, those of Myer A Kyle and C. Timmons, are running. Tne salmon run, a yet, is light. The rum of 2) cents each is paid for large salmon. " There will be $340,000 spent on the P. so irrigation system ; ft)O,0O0 on the , .... , ! I , tiitn ii.m An . 1. .. lj ... eigiit Canal, and about 110,000 on lateral canals in Kern conuly within tne next i i m jnths. As the result of one week's picking in the Holmes hop Held nearKalem sixteen aces yielde I -1,000 boxes of nine bush elB each. This will give 2.100 pounds of dried hops. The sum of $1,0.0 was re qnfred to pay the pickers. Ed. Tewkaburv. who is charged at P. amis. A. T.. with the klllinz of Tom Graham in Ton to Basin, has been held for trial without bail. This has tended lomewhnt to quiet ti e feeling against iewksbury, wblcn is very strong. Feveral "hold una" have taken place at Fresno since the MoWhirter assassina tion, in one of whiih Harry Doble, a brother of Bndd Doble, was relieved of a watch and chain, diamond studs and several hundred dollars in money. The widow of Lawyer McWhirter at Fresno has offered an additional reward of $10,000 for the arrest and conviction of the muiderers of her hunt and, and her family have added lo.nflO to this amount, making a total of $i 6,000 in re wards. There is a story current among the criminal olMrers at f.os Angoles that the railroad and Wells-Fargo ollieerb have le rned that the Collia train robbers doubled on their pursuers and made their way south to the railroad again, where they boldly boarded a train ar.d made their way to Los Angeles, where they have been in hiding. Oregon big red apples are being appre ciated even at home this year, says the Ortgontan. They are usually left on the trees unpicked, and in the early fall the orchards are covered with decaying fruit but not so this year. Apples are scarce and are retailing in many places at $1 per bushel. They are usual y worth about 10 cents at this season ol the year. Work on the Snake river improvement has already beuun. The principal work of the government boat will be in clear ing tne channel ot rocks dangerous to navigation in low water. The work to ba done will be a continuation oi tin work done las', season with the same boat. The work on the river betwoer, Lewiston and Riparia has already begun, and better and more extensive improve ments will be mane mere. The main ditch at the Mvrtle creek mines has been extended a mile and a quarter to tap more small streams. Washing is not now in progress, bill everything is being put in readiness to begin operations es soon as the fall rain begin. Scarcity of water has always been a drawback to mining op -mtionr in Southern Oieon, but the MyrtU Creek Companv is doing a large amount of ditching to provide water to run the giants the year round, if possiblo. The project of lowering the water in the upper Klamath Lake. Or., thereby reclaiming a vast area of agricu turn I land, seems to have at last taken definite shape, and the lawyers of Klamath Falls are awaiting developments in the courts by those c aiming water privlegcs, as soon as the work begins. At a cost of several thousand dollars for work to be done, and perhaps $10,000 In attorneys' fees for litigation resulting;, it is thought at least 70,000 acres of rich land can be reclaimed. Hop picking near Ukiah was sus pended Sunday, and the Indians, to the number of quite 5)0, congregated In Ukiab. Having plenty ol money, they rallied near the Court House, and soon a banking game was running, owned by four Indiana. On c mplaint of the iquaws the game, was stopped and the tour Indians arrested. Jim Ball, an In dian, explained that it was almost an even thing bstween the dealer Hint bet tor, end on this showing the Justice took the case under advisement. PERSONAL MENTION. The Prince of Wales Said to be Aging Rapidly Great Regret at the Death of Hans Rils. . Mrs. Ballington Booth is said to re ceive but $7 per week lor her services to tue salvation Army. Mm n!.li.r1 Winn nl Onmnm 11,.l.tl Tex., owns 700,000 acres and 103,000 neau oi came ana norses. -W. K. Vanderbilt has recovered from his sunken yacht Alva 1,(10 in money ana S3,uuu worm oi diamonds. The eon of Howells, the novelist, bos passed brilliant examination for en trance to the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. The mother of Rev. Robert Fulton Crary of Poughkeepsie is the onlv sur viving child of Robert Fulton, the in ventor of the steamboat. Miss May Graham, a Werfeyan grad uate, and Miss May Scott, a Vasaar graduate, are named as the tirat young women to receivd Yale fellowships. The Czar is never lonely on his splen did yacht, the Polar Star, as he carries a rrew of 300 men, who are selected from the best sources in the imperial fleet. The Sultan of Turkey, Abdul Hainld, is an excellent pianist, and part of his daily routine consists in giving a couple of hours' instruction to his daughters. Dr. HafTklne of Paris, a young but distinguished biologi t, thinks that after many experiments he hai discovered method of vaccinatbn against cholera. Professor Robert E. Moore of Phila delphia, who has been giving Mr. Blaine couiaeof massage, siys he considers him good for fifteen or more years of life. Mrs. Potter Palmer is to drive the last nail in the women s building at the Chi cago World's Fair. How much of a h.t she will make is altogether problemat ical. Mr. Harrison is quoted as saying the worst feature ol executive me is the van amount of ban '.-shaking and document signing the President is forced to un dergo. By the death of ex-Governor Myron H. Clark Hamilton Fish is now left the sole survivor of those distinguished men who have held the Gjvernorahlp of New York prior to 1879. Kossuth, who is now 8) years old, is about to publish the first volume of the memoirs on which he hai been engaged since shortly after the close of . the American civil war. Charlotte M. Yonge. though 70 years old, is one of the most popular woman writers in Jig'and. rilie writes regu larly, except on Sundays, from 0 in r.h morning till 1 o'clock, and oa n from 6 to 7. Bishop Parel's ruturn from Europe bv a slow freight steamer not a sailing ves sel, aa was once etateu was designed to secure immunity from cholera. He knew no imm'grants would be likely to sail on such a steamer. It is stated that Andrew Carnegi" does not own Cluny ca le in Scotland, but merely renta it fro.-n the head of the Clan Maci'tierson. Tim latter, having mot wnn ous:nei reverses, was com pelled to leasa the ancestral propjrty. M. Felix Ttsserand. member of the French Academy of Sciences, has I een appointed by decree of the Minister of Public Instruction Director of the Paris Observatory for a period of five years in the place of Admiral Mouchez, deceased. Reference has frequently been made of late to the rapid way in which the Prince of Wales is aging. Since the death of his son it has affected his ap pearance still more and robbed him of what bad been left of the once peculiar ly healthful hue of his complexion. Dr. Pellegrini, who recently resigned the Presidency of the Argentine Repub lic and then withdrew the resignation a day or two later, is a relative of the riritish publicist, John Unght. xtie former gentleman's grandmother was the favorite sister of the latter one's father. Miss Ormerod. the well-known Enz- Jish naturalist, won distinction some years ago by biting the tail of a crested newt that she rn ght learn for h.rself the character of the aerid secretion the reptile gives out when angry. An in flamed mouth and convulsions lasting several hours resulted from her experi ment, Great regret ;s felt in the artistic cir cles of Denmark at the death ot Hans Riis, the araou landscape painter. He was still a compiratively young man, having recently celebrated the 631 anni versary of his birth. He was rich, own ing a fine estate on the Isle of Falster, and able to devote his time to his pro fession. Announcement is made of the engage ment of Mss f.ouise Beecher, daughter of Eugene F. Beecher and grand niece of Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe and the late Henry Ward Beecher, to W. E. Chancellor. Miss B?echer is a tall, hand some blonde of about 21. Mr. Chancel lor is a teacher in the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. Gail Hamilton has tried every other means of treeing Mrs. Maybrick, and now she invi ea all Christian churches to offr up pr tyers in behalf of the im prisoned woman. If devotion to what she believ s to be a worthy cause will uccomptish -anything, Gail Hamilton's efforts in this direction should soon be rewarded with success. James J. Hill of St. Paul, President of the Great Northern railroad, while in New York last week, secured the largest life insurance policy which it is possible to obtain on a single human life from one company $100,003. He has policies in many companies, and his life is in sured in all for $1,000,000. He pays about $45,00J a year in premiums. The Empress Frederick is said to cherish a warm interest in measures looking to the advancement of women. She recently granted an hour's inter view to Mrs. May Wright Sewall of Indianapolis, who is traveling in Europe for the purpose of securing foreign par ticipation in the International Congress 6( Women to be he'd in Chicago next year;, t . ,; Simon Win;, nominated for the Presidency by the Socialistic party, a party' very much in its infancy in a nation I sense, is the well-known manu facturer of photographic goods and gen eral book and job printer of Charlestown and Boston. Mr. Wing was born in St. Albans, Ks., In 1826. His folks at St. Albans were farmers, nd he worked during his youth on the homestead. When he was 21 years of age he started in business for himself, taking daguerreotypes. EASTERN ITEMS. The Wheat, Corn and Oat Crops of Illinois. OLD DOMINION'S FORESTS. The Homestead Affair Costs the State of Pennsylvania a Large Amount. Natural gas has been discovered near El Ueno, O. T. Chicago has been puffed by the Lon don Timet, and is happy. The Standard, Henry George's paper, at New York has suspended. Boston physicians generally think the cholera will not reach that city. Kiins of an old Spanish mining town have been discovered in Oklahoma. Mrs. John A. Logan offers to raise $1, 000,000 for the American University. Canada is winking at the smuggling of Chinese across the Michigan frontier. A valuable b d of terra-cotta clay has been discovered near Petoskey, Mich. The basket worm is playing a id havoo with cedar trees in Sontbern Indiana. Senator Peffer Is putting off the big victory of his party in Kansas till 180B. The Homestead affair has cost Penn sylvania $ 16:2,000 in bills for State troops. The waters of about twenty-five dif ferent springs are peddled in Chicago streets. R. G. Don & Co.'s review notes a gen erally strong trade in spite of cholera rumors. The new tin-plate mill at Pittsburg, it Is expected, will be in operation by January. Pawnees are moving into the Creek Nation to get a share of land in the pro posed division. The cotton season of 1801-2 closed with August 1 cent lower than on Sep tember 1 last year. Charleston, 8. C. is making soundings to deepen its harbor so as to admit the biggest ocean ships. Four Massachusetts cities have ap plied for Federal Supervisors at the Presidential election. The insects are doing great damage to the foreste of Virginia, in some cases destroying them entirely. The Order of tegie, a seven-year en dowment organisation of Massachusetts, Is in the tnroes ot dissolution. New Yorkrs are eating 80.000 water melons per day, while making a great ado about the d inger of cholera. The total cost of keeping the soldiers in the field to maintain the peace at Homestead will be about $325,000. The Mexican government is said to have nnearthed $3,000,000 that was buried in a convent during i rench occu pation. Green Bay (Wis.) business men have organized a building and loan associa tion with an authorized capital of (5, 000,000. General Weaver told the neonla at Little Rock, Ark., that they would have plenty of money if he should be elected rresiuent. - After fifteen years of failure the vines at jtg? narDor uity, . J., are neavuy laden with grapes, and a good year of wine making is expected. A Tissue Paper Trust, which includes all the large mills in the United States manufacturing tissue paper, has lately been formed in New York. The old home of Mr. Blaine's ances tors in Carlisle, Penn., a large brick building, is soon to be torn down to make way for improvements. Fifty-six miles of electric railways in St. J sent). Mo., have been forced into a receiver's hands by Eastern capitalists, who hold $1,500,000 of the bonds. The edict has gone forth that no more hogs or geese are to be kept in Toledo. For this kind of game the Toledo blades must look to the surrounding country. It is said that Mexico will purchase $16,000,000 worth of corn from the United States this year, owing to the complete failure of the corn crop in Mexico. Illinois this year will grow 35,000,000 bushels of wheat, nearly 200,000.000 of corn and 93,000,000 of oats. So there is no chance for calamity candidates in that State. George Llspenard, a Brooklyn me chanic, has invented a cotton-picker, which removes the cotton from the plant in the fields, and a company has been capitalized at $10,000,000. The S:amford (Conn.) police had their helmets stolen recently, and as a result the next day they went about in various kinds of headgear. The small boys of the town guyed them unmercifully. Heretofore all street cars ia Detroit have been propelled by horses, and the use ot the electric trolley, which was be gan recently, will shortly be extended to the numerous other lines in that city. Captain Phillips, a prominent Chicago trader, was at Kansas Citv August 30, and wired to Chicago: "There will be o much wheat and corn to haul out ot Kansas that the roads will not be able to handle it for a year." The Roches'er driving paik la for sale, not because the trotting meetings in that city have not paid, but because, like the " Pioneer race course " of San Francisco, the property of the association became too valuable for racing purposes. Colonel R. T. Auchmuty, the founder of the New York trade schools, has gath ered statistics to show that out of $23, 000,00) paid annually for mechanics in the building trades of New York city less than $6,000,000 go to men born in this country. The loose prison methods of Tennessee are well illustrated by the fact that when the military captured the rioting miners of Coal Creek a few days ago there was no jail or penitentiary to take them to. So they had to be confined in a church and a schoolhou'e. A merchant of the City of Mexico, to spite the Banco Londress of Mexico, re cently put np a Sinn in his office to the effect that he would refuse to receive the concern's bank bills. The result was a run on the bank, which, however, was promptly met, and many of the with- i drawn deposits were returned. NATIONAL CAPITAL Summary Showing the Total Imports of Merchandise Into .the United States for July. The Department of State is advised by the United States Charge d'Affaires at Constantinople that the Turkish govern ment has acquiesced in the claim of the United States for protection to American missionaries in the province of Konia, Asia Minor, and in reparation for in- iunes to tne person and property ol vr. Jartlett. The Navy Department has assumed charge of the quarantine patrol of New York harbor. It will place an officer from the Brooklyn navy yard in charge ot tne patrol vessels in the lower bay. The old receiving ship New Hampshire will be turned over to the State author ities for use as a hospital or for the de tention of cabin passengers. , Postmaster-General Wanamaker has issued the expected order, deputizing postmasters in free-delivery cities, towns and rural communities to put up letter boxes on the request of citizens, for the collection and delivery of mails at house doors. The order, it is said, affects nearly 3,000,000 residences to which free-delivery service is already ex tended, and it is regarded by poet ex- fierts as the most important departure n free delivery of mails since the begin ning of the system under Postmaster Blair. Tbe second phase of the Behring Sua arbitration closed the other day with an exchange of cases between the agents of the principals, ine preparations of the original case for the United States has largely engaged the attention of Secre tary Foster recently. It embodies the minutes of the historical collection of the acts connected with the Russian ownership of Alaska as far as they bear upon the question of maritime jurisdic tion over Behring Sea. the control of the seal fisheries, etc. ; also an exhaustive analysis of the correspondence early in tbe present controversy with Great Brit ain. The American arbitrators have been supplied with a copy of the British case, and they will be occupied with their reply for several weeks. The monthly summary issued by the bureau of statistics shows that, the total Imports of merchandise into the United States in the month of July last amount ed to $71,515,000, as against $67,022.0J0 for the corresponding month of last year. The exports of domestic merchandise for the month of July amounted to $37, 361.0C0, as against 961,770,000. Imports from countries with which we have rec iprocity treaties had increased during the month es against tbe corresponding month of last year as follows: Brazil, $8,188,000; Cuba, $89 600: Puerto Rico. $306,000; Br.tish We t Indies. 15.000: Salvador, $12,000. Our exports of do mestic products to those countries dur ing lost month increased as follows over last year: Brazil, $10,000; Cuba, $739, 000; San Domingo, $30,000; Salvador, $21,000; British Guiana, $34,000. The tx tat number of immigrants admitted into all ports of the United States dur ing July was 49,000, as against 45,000 in 1891. - Commissioner of Internal Revenue Mason talked recently concerning the issuance of photographic certificates to Chinese in tbis country. Mr. Mason's attention was called to the reports in the San Francisco papers to the effect that the Chinese declined to register nntil they got word of advice from the Chinese Minister. Mr. Mason said he naa aiso seen such reports printed, but bis de- fiartment bad not been advised by coi eclors of revenue or by officials as to the intentions of tne Ubineee. "It tney don't choose to register," said Mr. Mason, "we will not quarrel with them about it, for then we will be spared a great deal of trouble and expense. Tbe Chinese well know the penalty for their negligence to provide themselves with certificates. All those found without them at the date stipulated will be sent to the flowery kingdom. There can be no doubt about that." "But would you have funds sufficient to deport them by the wholesale 7" "We would doubtless find the way," said the commissioner. "We could Bend them in our naval ves sels or charter ships especially for the purpose. We can pack them like sar dines in a box ; they are used to incom modious quarters, anyhow," said the Treasury official. WORLD'S FAIR NOTES. Some Foreign Countries May Abandon Their Arrangements for Exhibits on Account of Cholera. General Miles is talking up parade of Indians for the World's Fair. It is now said that the War Ministers of Prussia and Bavaria have refused to permit any of the regimental bands to visit the Chicago Exhibition. The Southern Pacific railway subscrip tion of $2i),000 for stock in the World's Columbian Exposition makes a total of nearly $1,000,000 from the various trans portation lines in the United States. There is a possibility that, owing to the cholera, some of the foreign coun tries may abandon their arrangements for exhibits at the World's Fair, and General Grosvenor of Ohio suggests the advisability of postponing the opening for a year, Isaac P. Monfort, an old gentleman, who lives In Macomb, 111., still has the mare Nell that he drove all the way to Philadelphia in 1876, and ho proposes driving her in the procession at the ded ication ceremonies at the World's Fair in Chicago. He has owned her thirty years, and claims to have driven her in that time about 44,000 miles between shafts. v On the steamer Albatross, which reached PortTownsend the other day iroiu trip to aionkh, was uruugiii. a Si berian fishing canoe, with all appliauces for the industry. This will be reshipped to the World's Fair. The canoe is de scribed as being a decided curiosity, be ing constructed of hides and containing a small orifice into which tbe fisherman crawls feet first and then ties himself down. The ferns that New Sooth Wales has contributed to the World's Fair have been shipped to Ciiicago, wheie they are to be transplanted. They are in the very best of condition, and it ia confi dently expected that they will thrive in their American home and become mag nificent specimens before the world is invited to inspect them next year. There are seventy-nine plants in the collection, and as many of them are veritable trees thirty and thirty-five feet in length and heavily packed, the asgregate weight is bout eighty tons. FOREIGN LANDS. Hot Weather Causes Sixteen Deaths at Trieste. THE ENGLISH PLUSH TRADE. Paris Undertakers Combine The Slocks of Wheat in Free Warehouses. Queen Victoria ia growing more serious with advancing years. Slaughtering of animals by electricity is practiced in Scotland. Hamburg people are treated like lepers everywhere in Germany. Switzerland is erecting what is re ported to be its first sugar factory. Julius Gernaud, the Hungarian So cialist, has made his escape from Siberia. Typhus fever Is ravaging Sanope, a seaport town of Asia Minor, on the Block Sea. The Parliament that met on August 4 is the the thirteenth of the present reign. In France 8,079 patients were granted for electrical improvements during tbe past year. Baron Hirsch will probably sail from France to this country tbe middle of September. England has no fear of an epidemic, owing to its good sanitary condition and pure water. Fifty thousand pesos in gold have been voted for tbe expense of the Arbitration Commission in Chili. There is confirmation of the news re lating to a secret alliance between Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. An English railrnv- lias just contracted for 10,000 incandvaueut electric lamps to be placed in their cars. Germany will recognize the Centigrade thermometer as the official instrument in place of the Reaumur. The English plush trade is in a very bad way, and the British press lays the blame upon McKinleyism. It is believed that Queen Natalie of Servia will remain abroad until her son. King Alexander, is of age. The passes of the Andes are to be guarded to prevent the entry of cholera into Chili from Argentina, Tbe blue book says that, although the German export in beer has declined, its production has not diminished. The Frenchmen and tbe Englishmen are going to have an eight-oared race on the Seine on Sunday, October 3. Court Jeweler Adolf Rehrumann of Munich has failed. Among his stock were found many sham diamonds. The North German Gazelle urjea the adoption oi an international agreement lor concerted action against cnoiera. FariB journalists just now are dis cussing the probable successor of Presi dent Carnot of the French Republic. The Ban que de la Martinique and the Martinique agency of the Colonial Bank of London at Martinique have suspended. It is stated that sixteen persons com mitted suicide at Trieste, owing to in sanity caused by the hot weather of last month. Americans in London crowd Westmin ster Abbey to listen to Archdeacon Far rar's "meditations" on the Lord's prayer. There is still a great hue and cry among English Liberals that the Queen dictated the make-np of Gladstone's Ministry. The corporation of undertakers of Paris has formed syndicate, and has celebrated the event with a banquet and concert. London has a firm of opticians whose specialty ia the sale of spectacles for horses. The object of the spectacles is to promote high stepping. A clock tower to the memory of Eliz abeth Barrett Browning is to be erected in Ledbury, England, where the poetess passed many youthful years. The city of Antwerp has celebrated with great eclat the third centenary of the last competition of its famous six teenth century school of rhetoric. Stocks of wheat in free warehouses in France, seven cities, on August 1 were 7,000,000 bushels. France imported dur ing July 2,000,030 bushels of wheat. Milan, which is said to be the beet lighted city in Europe, has two central stations for generating electricity equipped with American machinery. At the corn fair at Vienna an interest ing address was made on the unprofit ableness of corn-growing in Europe, owing to sharp American competition. Marquis Venosta, the recently appoint ed Italian Commissioner for the settle ment of tbe Behring Sea question, is one of the foremost statesmen of Italy. The Czar has wired Colonel Yanoff in command of the Russian troop 5 in the Pamir country not to do anything that wonld be likely to provoke the hostility of England. Thus far this year the ascent of Mont Blanc, once considered a wonderful feat, is reported to have been successfully accomplished by fourteen people, four of whom were Americans. The epidemic of scarlet fever in Lon don, England, is daily growing in sever ity. The hospital accommodations are entirely exhausted. At present 3,645 patients are under treatment. - Lord Dysart, President of the Wagner Society of England, is making an earnest effort to have evening dress done away with as one of the obligations attendant upon grand opera in England. A noted banker named Brooks from Berlin, who was exploring in the Valley of Aosta, Northern Italy, with two guides, fell with the guides from precipice, and all three were killed. While cholera was undoubtedly epi demic in India for centuries, it was first recognized and described by European physicians in Asia at the time of the territorial outbreak in Bengal in 1817. The agents of the British steamer Chaucer have received denial of the report that she was fired upon and sunk at Rio Janeiro for failing to stop when commanded to do so by Brazilian aor-thorltiea. PORTLAND MARKET. Frodue. fruit. Kto. Whiax .Nominal. Valley, $1.22tf; Walla Walla, $1.15 per cental. Floub Standard, $3.90 Wall Walla, $3.90; Graham, $3.60; Superfine, $2.75 per barrel. Oats New, 46e per bushel; rolled, $6. 75c? 7.00 per barrel; $6.60(36.76 per bag; $3.75 per case. Hay $UJ3 per ton. MaLSTUFFS Bran, $.6; shorts, $18 ; ground barley, $22.5025 ; chop feed, $18 f22 per ton; feed barley, $2425; mid ings, $20le23 per ton ; brewing barley, $1.10(31.15 per cental; chicken wheat, $1.30 per 100 pounds. Buttir Oregon fancy creamery, 25(9 27ic; fancy dairy, 2225c; fair to good, 17)2 o; common, 1216c; California, 38rg40c per roll. Chbkhi Oregon, ll12c; Young America, 12)a'c per pound. Egos Oregon, 25c; Eastern, 24c per dozen. Pobwbt Old Chickens, 1.4.60; broil ers, $2.6O3.50; young ducks, $2.60(3 3.60; old geese, nominal, $5.O07.0O; young, nominal, $7.00(39.00 per dozen; turkeys, 15 16c per pound. VsasTABLcs Cabbage, $2 per cental ; Onions, red, 7590c per cental ; silver skins, $1(531.15 per cental ; new potatoes, $H?5 1.10 per sack; squash, 23c; Oregon cucumbers, 10 15c per dozen; tomatoes, 75c per box; Oregon turnips, 16c per dozen; young carrots, 15c per dozen; beets, 15c per dozen ; Oregon corn, 10(9 12)c per dozen ; sweet potatoes, ia per pound; Oregon cauliflower, 7oo $1 per dozen; celery, 90c per dozen. Faorrs Oregon peachea,76c$1.0O per box jCaliforniaCrawford peaches, $1.00 1.26 per box; Sicily lemons, $10; Cali fornia lemons, $7.008.00 per box; Cali fornia Bartlett pears, $1.2a1.50 a box ; cantaloups, $1.501.75 per dozen ; water melons, $1 00 1.60 per dozen ; California grapes, $1.00(1.25 per box; Oregon grpaes, $1.001.26 per box; pineapples, '$3.00 per dozen ; crab apples,- 5060c per 20-pound box; plums, 7o90c per box; Oregon Ital an p.unes, $1.00 per box; Oregon pears, $1.00 per box ; bananas, $3.004.00 per bunch; quinces, $1.60 per box. . ' Staple OroearlB. Honit Choice comb, 1517c per pound. Salt Liverpool, $14 53016.00; stock, $11(312 per ton. Bice Island, $5.005.S5; Japan, $5.00 ( 5 26 per cental. 'Beans Small white, 3c; pink, 3c; bayos, 3c; butter, 3e; limaa, 3)o per pound. Coffss Costa Rica, 21c ; Rio, 20)o ; Salvador, 20c; Mocha, 2730c; Java, 27)6 30c; Arbuckle's 100-pound cases, 21 17-200 per pound. Svbuf Eastern, in barrels, 4055c; half-barrels, 42)67)c; in cases, 35 80c per gallon ; $2.26 per keg. California) in barrels, 2040c per gallon; $1.75 per keg. Dbikd Fbotts Petite prunes, 8c; sil ver, 10lle; Italian, 10 11c; German, 8c; plums, 56c; apples, 46.c; evaporated apricots, 16c ; peaches, lu 11c; pears, 78c per pound. Sooab D,6c; Golden 0, 626c; extra O, 6c; Magnolia A, 6o; granulated, 8J4C; cube crushed and powdered, 6c; confectioners' A, 6X0; maple sugar, 16(3 lt'e per pound. Canned Goods Table fruits, assorted quoted $1.75(31.90; peaches, $1.852.10; Bartlett peara,$1.751.80 ; plums, $1.37t1 1.50; strawberries, $2.25 ; cherries, $2.002.25; blackberries, $1.851.90; raspberries, $2.40; pineapples, $2.26(3 2.80; apricots,$1.6g1.75. Pie fruit: As sorted, $l.001.20; peaches, $1.25; plums, $1.001.10; blackberries, $1.25 1.40 per dozen. Vegetables: corn, $1.40 1.85; tomatoes, 95c$1.00; sugar peas, 95c3 $1.00; string beans, 9095o per dozen. Meats : Corned beef. Is, $1.26 ; , 2s, $1.85; chipped beef, $2.10; lunch tongue, Is. $3.10; 2s, $5.50; deviled ham, $1.50(52.76 per dozen. Fish: Sardines, 75c1.55; lobsters, $2.30(33.60; salmon, tin, 1-lb. tails, $1.25(31.50; fiats, $1.76; 2 lbs., $2.252.50; M bbl., $5.50. Miscellaneoua. Nails Base quotations: Iron, $3.00; steel, $3.00; wire, $3.50 per keg. Iron Bar, 2c per pound ; pig iron, . $2427 per ton. Stkei 1030 per pound. Tin 1. O. charcoal, 14x20, prime qual ity, $8.25(38.75 per box ; for crosses, $2 extra per box; roofing, 14x20, prime quality, $6.62) per box ; I. O. coke plates, 14x20, prime quality, $7. 758.00 per box. Lead 4c per pound ; bar, 6)0. Shot $1.80 per sack. Hobseshois -$5. Naval Stores Oakum, $4.50(35 per bale; roein, $4.80(35 per 480 pounds; tar, Stockholm, $13.00; Carolina, $17.00 per barrel ; pitch, $6.00 per barrel ; turpen tine, 65c per gallon in carload lota. ' Hldea, Tfool and Rope. , Hides Dry hides, selected prime, 1 8c; ljc less for culls; green, selected, over 55 pounds. 4c ; under 55 pounds, 3c ; sheep pelts, short wool, S0(350c; me dium, 60380c; long, 90c(3$l.25; shear ings, 1020c; tallow, good to choice, 3 34c per pound. Wool Uinpqua Valley, 16(319c; fall clip, 1315Hc; Willamette Valley, 15(3 18c, according to quality ; Eastern Ore gon, lOiglSo per pound, according to condition. Hops Nominal, 14c. Till Mast Market. Beif Live, lJi2o; dressed, 4 6c Motton Live, 33Ko; dressed, 7o; lambe, live, 3J43c; dressed, 8c. . Hoqb Live, 66c; dressed, 80. Veal 46c per pound. : ' : Smoked Meats Medium ham,1415e; large ham, 14)(3143c; breakfast bacon, 13(3 16c; dry salt sides, 10c; smoked sides, ll12)c; smoked bacon, llo per pound. Lad Compound, in tins, 9c; pure, in tins, 12l2Jio ; Oregon, 10(312.0 per pound. Haradltary. "Where does Wittious get his humor?" "He inherits his old jokes from his father, and his baby jokes from his lit-, tie boy." Harper's Bazar A Tax Collecting; Method. In Saxony they have a unique and usual ly effective plan for bringing tax delin quents to "taw." At Cotta persons who did not pay their taxes last year are pub lished in a list which hangs np In all res taurants and saloons of the city. Thaw that are on the list can get neither meat uor drink at these places under penalty of ' loss of Uoanas.