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VOL. 0. ST. HELENS, OREGON, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1892. NO. 42. aaaa, , I i jj ST THE OREGON MIST. IHMI'EU EVKII V t'HIDAY mOHNarU THE MIST PUBLISHING COMPANY, J. R. BEEGLE, Manager. OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER. Hibacrlptlon Hate. Out copy on year In ailvancs ,1 to On uni1)' alx iniiiithe ........ 76 Ulnyl. copy u - Advertising Hates, : - Inlloi)Ml carrta on y(r. , I 12 Oiid coiuiii n on year , , 1M Half column one year ...... 75 Quarter column una year 40 On. Inch an inonlh ., 2 On lunh three moht)ia..... 6 On. Ini'li .IX inuiithe l.iii'al notluaa, lit renta per line for flint In-or-tlini! lOcant per lino lor each sutioiueni In aertlnn. I,KhI advertlaementa, fl.M per Inch fur tint Inmrilini, ami 74 cente pur Inuu lor each aubia qiientllinirllun. COLUMBIA COUNTY IMKKOTORY. Cur Olllcera. Jnrliie Don lllmiclnril, Kaliiler Clera u E. K. Quick, . Helena HliarlrT . A. Maaai, 81. Hvleia Trnaaiir r..... K. M. Wharton, Columbia !lty uft. uf SehnolN . ...,T. J. Oleeton, Vernmiie Aui'imor W. II. Kyaer, Kalnler Surveyor A. H. Mill., Ka uler ,. i JH. 0. Hnlio mover, Veiiioula ((I, w. llamea, Mayger. t-u i ssmamsL ClOlf NOllCM. Masonic, (M. Helena Loilife, No. Sil-Reirular eumiiiiiiitcaiiona iirt ami mini Haiuruay in aehinoiilh at7:M)p. . atMaaonla hull. Mull- liiK member lit good atauuliif luvlteu to at tiiinl. MiaoNto.-Kalnler I.iidii., Nil. 2t Stated nieellnE tiatunlay on or helure each full tunoii at 7:M p. M. at MhmiiiU' hall, over Jtlaiichard'a tor, vi.iiiiik lueniiiera in soou alumnus iu vlteil to attend, The mull. Down river (boat) elcwea at S:B0 A. M. I'll river llmatl ekea at t Y. M. The mat) for Verllonla anil I'lHarmr l.ava. St, llaleue Monday, Wetlneaday anil frltlay at I A. at. Tha mail (or Marahlaml. Clatakanlo and Milt leavea yulnu Monday, vtemieauay aim rrtuay at 11 u Malla(rallway) north clue a' 10 a.m.! fur Portland at Ir.a. Traveler ttaleUHI ver Ken lee rtraiaaa'l. W. Kllva- Leavea St. Helena for I'orllamt at II A. at. Tnewlay, 1'huradav and Htnrday. leavea Ht. Helena for flatakanle Mamtay, weoneauay ami rrimi) a. ;w a, m. Htiimi I ramia leavea Hi. Helena for Port land 1M A, u. rrturtilni all W r. a. Htkamkk Jonal-H Kal.Lonn I.eav.nHt. Helena for Portland iliilly except Holiday, at 7 A. M., ar rlvhiK at Portland at 10.8(1; returning, leave rortlanv at 1 r. at., arrivmji at oi. neieua at. PROFESSIONAL. JR. II. K. CI.IKP, rilYSICIAN and SURGEON. Bt. Helena, Oregon. B. J. K. IIAI.L, PHYSICIAN and SURGEON. Clut-ikHiile, Coluinliltt county, Or. JjK. W. C. BKf.T, PJIYSICIAN and SURGEON. Rainier, Orexon. ay J. RICK, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, St. Helens', Ohkuon. Deputy Pintrlvt Attorney for Columbia Co. T. A. McIIkipi. A. 8. PiiEaacR, JcUHinR A DRKS3ER, , 1 ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW. Oregon City , Oregon . I'rompt attention given luiul-olllce buslnesa. b. littlk, SURVEYOR and ' CIVIL ENGINEER, Bt. Helens, Oregon. : Comity surveyor. Lund surveying, town Jilattlng, and engineering work promptly ilone. , W, T, Buhnky. J. W. Diapir. JURNKY it DRAPER, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW, Oregon City, Oregon. Twelve years' expurienre as Register of the United Htntos Land OiHce here, recotn mends us in otis specialty of nil kinds of bnalness before the Land Ollloe or the Courts and liivolving the Qenerul Land Ofllce. JROCKENDROUOH it COW1NQ, ATTORNEY-at-LAW, Oregon City, Oregon. ( Late speelnl agent of General Innd office. ) Hiimesteud, l're-iniption, and Timber Land applications, unil other Land Ofttre busineas a specialty. Office, second floor, Land Oflh e liuildfiig. A. H." BLAKESLY, Proprietor of Oriental ; Hotel. ' ST. HELENS, OEKGON. The house 1ms been fully refurnished throughout and the beat of aocoru modtitions will be given. CHARGES REASONABLE. ST AO K run In connection with the hotei connecting with the North ern Paclllo Railroad at Milton. Stage lor Tacoaia trains 10 p. in. For Portland train at S p. m. PACIFIC COAST. Chinese Pheasants Plentiful in Oregon. IDAHO CHINESE REGISTER. Electric-Power Franchises at San Jose Refused Dislike for a Consul. The Chinese In Idaho propose to defy the Blx Companies' and, will register. Over 25,000 tone of augar beet have been harvested atChlco to far this sea ton. Work hat been commenced npon new foundry building and a power-house lor Stanford University. Much suffering in the southeastern portion of New Mexico It reported, caused by the excessive drouth. Heavy swells have washed away the cabin of the wrecked Wetmore, and the vessel now look from Marehiield at if the had broken in two. The Hudson Bay Company bat closed ont its store at Yale, B. 0., the trade having decreased to tuch an extent that the store it no longer necessary. Applicant! for electric-power fran chise at San Joee have been refnsed, owing to the objection of the applicants to pat their wlret nnder ground. The old adobe at Santa Barbara, In which General Fremont had his bead quarters In the early days when he had his camp there, was burned the other morning. William Simmons, who lives ten ml'es from Salem, Or., hat grown three acres of cranberries this year. They are choice, and are said to be fully equal to the Cape Cod variety. Spokane Indians have held a meeting near Spokane. They are willing to go on the Cteur d'Alene lands, but want money to spend for themselves. There are about one hundred of them, homo less and landless vagabonds, but they believe the government will give them 11 they ask. There is a dislike at Victoria, B. C, lor the American Consul there. The latest story from Victoria Is: "The masters of vessels flying the American flag touching at that port are beginn ng to complain bitterly over having to sail without proper clearance papers and a bill of health from the American Con sulate." Mongolian pheasants are being killed bv the hundreds in Lane countv. Or.. and few people can be found in that sec tion who nave not enjoyed a mess of these fine birds. They are very p entt ful, though they have been introduced but a few yean and have been killed right along regardless of the law enacted to protect them. Six men Ueorge Bernard, Hal 8mith, Barney Melggs, Sam Uoney, Uoo. Winn and Bill Campbell went Into the Saw tooth Range three years ago npon a firospecung tour, iney nave iusi re amed to Boise Citv with 112.000 in Iilaaer gold and loaded with valuable ura. They say tha placer claims are marveiously ricn. , About a mile from BolBe Cltr. Idaho, great volnmea of boiling water gush out of several artesian wells. The water possesses no medicinal value, and here tofore hat been used only (or bathing. Now a six-inch pipe will be laid from tha springs to the town, and hot water will be conducted into nearly every businest block and residence. Some brnte in human form hat been shooting valuable stock on Willow creek, Crook county, Or. A few weeks ago Joe Hinkle found a fine Hereford bull, which had cost him $360, dead in his pasture, with a rifle bullet in his head, and a few davs ago Perry Head discovered thor oughbred Shorthorn belonging to his nerd ttist bad Deen snot ana win proo ably die. Colonel L. W. Burr told the Kern County Echo while discussing the scale parasite that there was a time last year when the parasites were not noticeable, but with the return of spring they came out In largely increased numbers and began their work of destroying the ecale. Colonel Burr's theory is that they are hidden away, possibly in the eartn near the tree, and that they will be on deck gain next ipring. Daniel H. Ward, who shot and killed John Looney last July in Gilliam county, Or., hat been acquitted.' After being ont two houn the Jury returned ver dict of "not guilty." The jury really greed upon, this verdict five minutes after retiring to the jury room, but deemed it better form to deliberate an hour or two before redering the verdict. It was proven at the trial that Ward acted in self-defense. Frank Leach, a young tailor who mis appropriated snit of clothes at Weston, completed his sentence in the county Jatl at renaieion recenuy. tie was searched on leaving, when it was discov ered, almost by chance, that he bad taken the mainwing from hit watch and left it with the prisoners, to be used at taw. They were compelled to dis gorge, and Leach was rearrested and willstay in jail fifty days longer. t Prof. Edward 8. Holden has sent an open address to the San Jose Chamber of Commerce in answer to the action of that body in passing resolution con demnatory of the Professor's administra tion of the Lick Observatory. He says the Chamber should have consulted per sons familiar with the situation of affairs at the observatory and not have relied so much on newspaper reports before charging him with mismanagement. He desires, be tays, a full investigation by ny competent persons. A relic preserved in Carry count v. Or., ii the skull of the Indian who is tup- posed to have murdered the Gelsal fam- ilv at Rogue river. Mrs. Wlnsor, who J -i . t. i. i i Wat an eye-witueaa ui u imugiug ui thla wretch, which occurred in the spring oi I860, taya the whltea found a tree near toe present graveyaru an urmu fieaoh and placed a rope aronnd the Dig- Rer't neck. A barrel was put beneath it feet, which Mre, Geisal, now Mrs. Kdson of Gold Beach, promptly kicked from beneath him, thus ridding the wnrM of a brnte who had made desolate peaceful and happy home. NATIONAL CAPITAL. The Time for the Free Importation of Corn Into Mexico Extended Until November jo. ; .s The President has recognized Horace G. Piatt at Vice-Consul of Russia at San trancisco. The President has appointed Ambrose H. Hill of Erleondido, Cal., special agent to make allotments of lands in severalty to the Indians under the act of February, 1887. Two ships, for which proposals were issued by the Navy Department last week, will contain a ne feature in mod ern naval construction. Each vessel will contain three s:noke funnels 100 feet high, or higher by thirty or forty feet than any smokestacks on naval or merchant ships, with the exception of the merchant steamer Scot. These stacks, it is thought, will da away with lorced draft. The secretary of the interior bat re ceived a letter from Agent Ben net, of Union agency, in Indian territory, rela tive to the condition of affairs in the Choctaw nation, which indicates that there is likely to be bloodshed there un less prompt action is taken to provide United States troops in sufficient force to suppress any riot that may arise. Secretary Noble has asked the sect atary of war to immediately aend sufficient force to preserve the peace. Chow Tel and Nip Lung, two Chinese merchants from Chicago, are in Wash ington City. Their mission relates to the resistance of the Chinese registra tion law. They have had an interview with Ho, Secretary of their legation, and one of them said that he told them that the law was no good and the Chinese government would sustain them in re sisting it. They will consult with Chi nese there and in Eastern cities with the view ol an organized resistance ol the law. Surveyor-General Petitt of Idaho has received word from the national capital, ordering him to have the surveys of the ceded portions of the Cwnr d'Alene In dian reservation examined and reported upon. General Petitt will have the ex amination made at once, and settlers npon the land of the reservation will be able to secure titles to their claims much sooner than they expected to. It la cus tomary for special examiners to report npon the surveys, but in this case the department thought that the delay would be very Inconvenient to settlers; to General Petitt will be allowed to re port on hit own turveyt. Secretary Rusk has received advices from the consul general at Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, confirming the disDatch an- nounc ng the time for hj free importa tion of corn into Mexico has barn ex tended until November 30, and staling further that between December and July 81 next only a fourth of the regular duty, which is 1 cent per kilo, gross weight, will be collected on imports. The consul-general adds : "This free importa tion until the end. of November and the reduced import duties until Januery 31 have caused a greatly increased demand for our American corn, particularly in all regions west of the Mississippi." The bureau of naval intelligence has been some months preparing a book soon to oe issued to the service, which will be invaluab'e both to the merchant marine and uavit-s of the world. The book will state in detail the location of the coaling stations of the different governments, shipyards, repair stations, docks, coal capacity of stations, the quality of coal od other matters relating to the coal siipb'v of vessels bound on lone voyages, The book will show conclusively in this reapsct that the United States is far worse off than any other country pre tending to be a naval power, possessing as it does, only three coaling stations, vis : in Honolulu, Lapas, Mexico, and Samoa. Great Britain has important stations in all her possessions in many places where coal can be landed from England for the nse of her vessels of war at well as her merchant marine. All are strongly for tified and garrisoned. The book will further show that should the United States go to war there would practically be no foreign ports outside of her three stations, all of which are on the Pacific ocean, where she could hope to get coal. WORLD'S FAIR NOTES. Citizens of Bombay, India, to Make Varied Display at the Great Chicago Exposition. The international cbett tournament to be held at Chicago in connection with the World's Fair will distribute $7,000 in prixss. Seats lor 126,000 people are to be pro vided in the great manufactures build ing at the World's Fair for the dedica tion exercises on October 21. The British building at the World's Fair will have among its decorations fl.igs bearing the arms ol the principal cities of the United Kingdom. , A cheese mold seven leet high has been Bhipped to Perth, Ontario, for Prof. Robinson of the Canadian Dairy Corn mint on. It will be used in making monster cheese for the World's Fair. The main railway station within the World's Fair grounds, where all excur sion trains will discharge their passen gers, will be handsome structure, cost ing $225,000, and will accommodate 25, 000 persons st one time. President Blalock expects that the Washington World's Fair building will be ready lor the Washington exhibit by January 1, 1893. The mineral collection, consisting of about forty tons, is being packed by Superintendent Plunder of the mineral department. He considers the collection worth $8,000 or $U,000. The proposed building for a collective exhibit by merchant tailors at the World's Fair will probably be near the fisheries building. At planned, it will be fiftv-five leet square, with a portioo extending to the lagoon. The tailors of Chicago have raised $10,000, and $15,000 is expected from members of the trade outside. , Persons in Bombay, India, are per suaded that there will be considerable profit in making a varied display at the World's Fair. They oropose to send over twelve elephants, so that visitors can take rides " in howdah with ma hout;" to give exhibitions ol suttee, cremation, jugglery, nautoh, wrestling, etc, and to sell tea st 10 cents oup. They expect to sell 1,000,000 cups. i EASTERN ITEMS. Valuable Discovery of Onyx in Virginia. NET BALANCE IN TREASURY. The Chief Astronomical Event of October More Southern Pacific Lines. "Boiled water" Is the popular New York drink. The cholera scare is abating, is the re port from every quarter. Philadelphia gets a premium on a 3 per cent loan ol $1,000,000. Boston is to have a statne of John Bjyle O'Reilly in Copley Square. The estate of the late George William Curtis amounts to about $70,000. The admirers of Whittler contemplate the erection of a statue in Central Park. Hartford Medical Association has just celebrated its one hundredth anniver sary. Mississippi engineers recommend only one year's work under existing appropri ations. Ex-Private lams of Homestead court martial fame is now clerk in a Pitts burg store. Oil has been struck ni Parkersburg, Ind., at the depth of 100 leet, while dril ling for water. .... An epidemic ol diphtheria has broken out among the Indians at the Wind River Agency. The net cash balance In the Treasury is nearly $3 1, 000,000 or $6,000,000 greater than New York. Philadelphia capitalists are going to construct an underground-trolly street car system in Boston. A jury in New York acquitted a man who spat tobaco juice on a $6,000 picture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Rev. Thomas Dixon of New York in his Sunday sermon declared the lottery a small evil compared with horse racing. Reports from the Southern States are that the cotton crop is from 15 to 25 per cent short and Irom one to two weeks late. Howard Gould has been elected direc tor of the Gold and Stock Telegraph Company in place ol his father, Jay Gould. . The long distance telephone Irom Chi cago to Boston is nearly completed. South Bend, Ind., has already talked to Boston. President Young ol the National Base ball League says either salaries must be reduced or professional baseball must go to the walL Harmony reigns over the disturbed water corporations of Denver, Col., and Omaha, Neb., and the $20,0 JC 900 law suit is settled. Valuable discoveries of onyx have been made at Bridsewater. Rockingham county, Va. It is abundant and of superior quality. It rained peas at Baltimore the other day. It is believed that they were scooped up by the wind from truck farms iu aa au joining county. The Ktowas and Comanches are ready to take lands in severalty. This will re sult in the opening of more than 2,00, 900 acres to settlement. Walter Sloan of Burlington, N. J., who was supposed to have been lost in the Johnstown flood, has just turned up it Mount Holly to receive his share ol legacy left him by hit aunt. . In the twenty-eight years that the Brotherhood ol Locomotive Engineers hat had existence Chief Arthur states it has disbursed over $3.O0ft,O0O to the wid )ws and families of deceased engineers. Af Pn.Kta U.!m n RmA.Va. Dined tne town with huge posters, say ing he wonld reduce his funeral charges il the cholera became epidemic there, this incited a scare and he was arrested. At Clarksburg, Mist., the negroes were reported to be in insurrection, and bad iworn to kill the whites. A sheriff s posse found that two negroes had been killed and several wounded when they reached the scene. Dr.Douglas, the famous throat special ist who abandoned his practice and de voted his whole time to General Grant for six months during his last illness, died recently at Washington City from the same disease which carried off the aid commander. The theft ol $440,000 from the Auer In candescent Light Company by Tyndale Palmer, a former newspaper man, in which he was joined by a hotel-keeper named Freitas ol Rio Janeiro, has been brought to light at Philadelphia. Palmer sold the patent rights in Braxil tor $510, 000 and reported the sale at $80,000. The chief astronomical event ol Octo ber will be the eclipse ol the sun, which will take place on the 20th, and be visi ble throughout the greater part ol North America. All the United States may see it, except the western part of Oregon and California. As it will only be a par tial eclipse, the Western Coast will not be jealous ol the Eastern Slope. The Chicago Telephone Company at Chicago is going to issue an order that all the girls in the operating department must wear black uniforms, to give the room an artistic appearance. Two bun dled and fifty girls in the central office have donned the uniform, and, at the idea meets with success, a general order affecting all offices will soon be issued. Somerby, who is trying to reorganise the Iron Hall order, in a speech at Cleve land, declared, with tears in his eyes, that alter he had been served with the Injunction in the receivership proceed ings he spent the entire night on his knees in praver, and that during his pravers the plan of a new order was re vealed to him by a light from heaven. His speech dd not take well. Bradttrcet't says: Daring the past nine months the business failures in the United States South Dakota excluded, owing to the State law practically pro hibiting the collection of statistical in formation which have been strictly mercantile or industrial in character, not omitting those of banking institu tions, but eliminating carefully those ol all other descriptions, have aggregated 7,378. EDUCATIONAL. Tufts College Begins Its Career as a Coeducational Institution Vas sar's Freshman Class. Old gold is to be the color ol the Uni versity of Chicago. The enrollment ol girl students in the Harvard Annex tms year la over sou. There it one woman in the entering clast ol forty-six at the Massachusetts Agricultural college this year. Yale College lor the first time in its history will throw open its post-graduate coarse to women in the coming term. The entering class at Union College. Schenectady, N. Y., is the largest in the history ol that Institution since the war. Baltimore, Md., has 1,300 teachers, 60,000 pupils, and the schools cost $1, 000,000 a year. The population is about ouo.uw. - Mrs. Maria R. Towne, who died re centiy at Mancneeter-DT-tne-Bea, Mass., left $175,000 to the University ol Penn sylvania. Prof. Harold M. Fowler of the vener able Phillips Exeter Academy has ac cepted the chair ol Greek in the Univer sity oi Texas. " Flower Sunday " is one ol the an nual observances at Wellealev College. It was instituted by the founder of the college, and forms a delightful opening to the college. Tufts College hat began its career as a coeducational inatitution. Women have at last been admitted on an equal footing with men not only in the college ol letters, but also in tne divinity school, Vaasar College had the largest fresh man clast in her history on the opening day, September 23, the whole number of students being about 500. It it hoped that the hall will be ready lor nae in jNovemrjer. The education ol Russian children is conducted in four languages the native, German, English ana French and they grow up masters oi tnese languages. The Czar himself speaks English re markably well. Among the women students at Iowa State University is Julia Stark Evan? of Hampton, la. Mrs. Evans is the wife of an active lawyer and the mother of five children. She is a shining example of the modern precept, "It is never too late to begin." Now that the manual training idea is fairly on its feet, a champion is wanted for that of school gardens in America. Europe is far ahead of the United States in this matter. Sweden leads the world, having 2,000 gardens, one for nearly every recently Dunt rural schooihouse. Three ol the professors ol Bowdoin College gave much time the past sum mer to visiting and examining the lab oratories of other colleges, with the view of perfecting their plans for the interior arrangement ot the new scientific build ing to be erected at a memorial of Mrs. Mary F. S. Searlea. The architect pro poses, il possible, to lay the foundation this autumn. The age at which pupils are allowed to enter and to continue in the public schools differs greatly. Of the forty nine States and Territories six admit them at 4 years of age, nineteen at 5, twenty at 6, three at 7 and one at 8. The States admitting them at 4 are Maine, Connecticut, Florida and Montana. The schools of Alabama and North and South Dakota do not receive them till they are 7, and those of Texas exclude them till they are 8. PERSONAL MENTION. Mr. Curtis Said to Have Suffered From Stage Fright on the Occasion of ; His First Lecture. Vice-President Morton is said to be a practical and common-sense farmer, who goes into the business in a large way in order to make money out ol it rather than to drop it into it In China a wife is never spoken of by her husband in a plain and straightfor ward way. Such playful terms as " my thorn in the ribs "and "my dull com panion" are more usual. The Duke ol Norfolk, Premier ol Great Britain, is about to make another pil grimage to Lourdet in the hope ol miti gating the condition oi hit son and heir, the Earl oi Arandel and Surrey, who is blind, deal and dumb. The late Prince .Victor of HoheUlohe saved Wolseley's life during the Crimean war. He was declared dead and about to be carried off, when the Prince no ticed a twitching of the young man's face, and, applying restoratives, revived him. Mrs. Henry White, wife of the Secre tary of the United States Legation, who baa been stopping at Braemar, England, for the benefit oi her health, had the honor oi dining with the Queen recent ly. Mrs. White has much improved in health lately. ; Dr. Daniel Denlaon Blade is one ol the few surviving eye-witnesses of the first capital operation under the influence of ether at the Massachusetts general hos pital November 7, 1846, when the dis covery oi Dr. Morton stood the test which revolutionized surgery. George William Curtis suffered great ly irom stage irigbt on the occasion oi his first lecture, and began by saying: " Ladies and gentlemen, the pitomleat bott," with a solemnity which wae changed to confuaion when he perceived his error. Of cunrse, he had meant to make an allusion to the bottomless pit. M. Thibaut, the French actor, whe died in Paris recently, was born in Nantes May 7, 1837. He was the son of a merchant, and went to Paris at the age of 40. He made his debnt at the Moll ere. He was subsequently at the Mont martre and other theaters, and later ap peared in London and Brussels. Finally be was engaged by Offenbach at the BouSes-Parieiens and Renaissance. He it was who originated the catch phrase, "C'eit immente!" which was a "go" from the start and for a long time pop ular. Hon. Julius Sterling Morton, once Governor and now the Democratic can didate for Governor oi Nebraska, is sometimes called the lather oi Arbor day. It is very largely owing to his ex ertions that Nebraska advanced so rap i'1 y in the establishment oi artificial groves, now having about 260,000 acres ol growing forests and some 800,000 planted trees, beside a vast area ol fruit trees, grape vines, bushes and minor plants. He was born in New York State In 1832, and was graduated from Union College in 1864. FOREIGN LANDS. Social Democrats Carry Berlin Municipal Elections. ' SHE SWAM THE HELLESPONT Conduct of the Anti-Semitic Mem bers of the Lower House of Austrian Diet. The olive crop ol Spain is a failure this year, but the vintage is in a promising condition. Anti-Semitic disturbances are in pro gress on the Island ol Marmora. The municipal elections ol Berlin have resulted in complete triumph of the So cial Democrats. On Bali, an Island in the Indian Archi pelago, east oi Java, the burning oi wid ows still goes on. A new triple alliance ol France, Rus sia and Turkey is said to be greatly fav ored by the Pope. , The Czar has excused all his French cooks and scullions irom becoming na turalized Russians. Several great drapery Arms in London are tottering under the severe general uuaiuBw uepreesion in ureal .Britain. The announcement is made oi the death ol Hugo Franz Brachelle, the Aus- tru.ii ButiiiBLiuian, in His may-uinau year. More than $ 10.000 has been subscribed lor the memorial ol Adam Smith, to be set up in nis nacive town ot J&jrkcaldy, Bremen pluck has made the Weser river navigable by big steamships Irom Bremerhaven, at a cost of 30,000,000 maris. The Salvation Army poke bonnet has been replaced in England bv a bmat. brimmed straw hat, trimmed with stalks oi corn. The recent addition to the family ol Kaiser Wilhelm is said to be the first daughter born to a King ol Prussia lor eignty-iour years. Emperor Alexander has freed the Kal mucks ol Astrakhan from serfdom. These roving people are Buddhists, and iney numrjer jou.uuu sou is. One hundred and fifty persons have been arrested at Palermo. Sicily, and its environs, suspected of being members of a nana to wayiay travelers. Recent French statistics show that there is a continued decrease in the num ber of marriages and births in that coun try in proportion to population. - The news from Rome that Jean d'Arc's canonization is on the eve of comolfl- tion oas revivea more man ever tne pop ular can oi mat national neroine. Social Democrats oi London have gained a victory over the government and compelled recognition ot their right to noia puDtic meetings in Trafalgar Square. Cotton yarn is imported into China in immense quantities from Bombay, and it is said that yarn-spinning will soon de velop into a very large industry in enangnai. The London Society lor the Preven tion oi Cruelty to Children states in its annual report that 8,324 cases have been investigated. Involving- many instances oi diabolical cruelty. Princess Marie Bilesco. a young lady of about twenty-four years oi age, has just accomplished the remarkable feat of swimming across the Hellespont, from the European to the Asiatic shore. The Empress Elizabeth of Austria has ordered 6,000 more trees to be planted Around the statue of her favorite poet, Heine, that is shortly to be erected In the grounds oi her palace at Corfu. An old woman named Fort has lost been murdered near Bordeaux by a peasant who thought she had cast an evil eye npon him. She had long had me local reputation ot being a witcn. A society has been organized in Eng land to buy land, build cottages and set necessitous epileptics at work in market gardening, carpentering, shoe making, tailoring and other indoor occupations. Russia has concluded a treaty with China, according to which she will es tablish Consulates in Central China, Manchuria and Mongolia lor the purpose ot opening markets lor Russian manu factures. , Wallis Brooke, a writer in the London Timet, is ol theoninion "we shall soon see mrlk imported irom Australia in frozen blocks and retailed in London streets. It can bs done as easily as importing butter and apples.' . The annual report of the London Po lice Department says that "there were something over two thousand burgling and housebreaking cases there last year, and the average amount secured by the burglar was less than $6." .. The Russians have become so alive to the value of women physicians that the Imperial government hat granted $200, 000 for a medical sohool for women, to be established at St. Petersburg. The site has been given by the city. Mr. Chamberlain and Sir John Lub bock are advocating an" early closing movement for England. A committee reported to the House ol Commons in 1866 that the average hours of shop as sistants were eighty-five per week. A syndicate has been 'ormed in Lon don to explore the Transvaal and Ma shonaland. ' Lord Randolph Churchill, who takes 11,000 shares, and Colonel North and O. 8. Goldman, who take 1,000 shares each, are the first directors. ! It is said that when the Shah ot Persia visited England some yean ago he was sntertained at Stafford House, the town residence of the Duke of Sutherland. 4o impressed was the Oriental visitor vith the magnificence ol his host's sur roundings that he afterward privately tdvised the Prince ol Wales to have t he Duke quietly strangled and confiscate .it estates. D. O. Tyrlander. a Finlander. who was n Finland at the time Mrs. Aino Sainio misoned her husband, says that the rightful sentence passed upon the voman is merely a matter oi form and raditlon, and that she will not be be leaded, but imprisoned for life. He as lertt that no crime has b?en punished )y execution in Finland since that coun- ry se para text irom Sweden in 1UJ3. PORTLAND MARKET. Froduoe, mil, Kte. Wheat Nominal. Valley, 1.22tf 1.26; Walla Walla, $U51.17b per cental. Floue Standard, $3.65; Walla Walla, $3.65; Graham, $3.16; Superfine, $2.60 per barrel. Oats New, 4043c per bushel; rolled, $6.606.75 per barrel; $6.50(3 6.75 per bag; $3.75 per case. Hat $11 g 13 per ton. MnvLSTcrrs Bran, $.6; shorts, $19: ground barley, $22.50(325 ; chop feed, $21 22 per ton ; whole feed barley, $18 19 ; midd.ings, $2628 per ton; brewing barley, $1.10(31.16 per cental; chicken wheat, $L20 per cental. Bcttxb Oregon fancy creamery, 30 32cj fancy dairy, 27XO30C-, fair to good, 2226c; common, 1517c; California, 38(40o per roll. Chess Oregon, ll12c; Young America, 12c per pound. Eoas Oregon, 27tjc; Eastern, 26c per dozen. PooMBT Old ' Chickens, $4.00; broilers, $2.003.00; docks, $5.506.60; geese, nominal, $8.009.00 per dozen; turkeys, 1316c per pound. Vegetables Cabbage, $2 per cental ;' Onions, 75c$1.00 per cental; pota toes.. 8090c per cental; Oregon cu cumbers, 1015o per dozen; tomatoes, voe per box; Uregon turnips, loo per dozen; young carrots, 15a per dozen; beets, 15c per dozen; sweet potatoes, $1.75 per sack ; Oregon cauliflower, 75c $1.00 per dozen; celery, 90c per dozen. Fruits Oregon peaches, $1.101.25 per box; Sicily lemons, $9.60; Cali fornia lemons, $7.008.00 per box; cantaleups, $1.50(31.76 per dozen ; water melons, 1. 26 1.50 per dozen; California grapes, $1.001.25 per box; Oregon grpaes, 6085o per box; pineapples, 13.00 per dozen ; plums, 7590c per box ; Oregon Italian prunes, 86 90c per box; Oregon pears, $1.25(31.60 per box ; ba nanas, $3.004.00 per bunch ; quinces, $1.60 per box; oranges, $3.00 per box; cranberries, $10.00 per box. .: Staple ero.ainea. Hokst Choice comb, 15317e per ponnd. Saw Liverpool, $14.60917.00; stock, $10.50(311.60 per ton. Rica Island, $5.005.50; Japan, $4.85 per cental. Dried Fruits Petite prunes, 9c; sil ver, 10llc; Italian, 10Hc; German, 8c; plums, 66c; apples, 4)36tic; evaporated apricots, 1610c; peaches, 1216c; pears, 78c per pound. Corraa Oosta Rica, 21Xc ; Rio, 20)I'c ; Salvador, 20c; Mocha, 27K30c; Java, 27 30c; Ar buckle's 100-pound cases, 22 17-20c per pound. BsAJts-rSmall white, 8c; pink, 3c;" bayos. Sc; batter, 8c; limas, Sc per pound. Steup Eastern,' in barrels, 40g55c; hall-barrels, 4257Kc; in cases, 35(3 80c per gallon ; $2J!5 per keg. California In barrels, 20340c per gallon; $1.75 per keg. SuQAit Net prices : D, 6c : Golden O, 5c; extra C, 6c; Magnolia A, 6jc; granulated, 6c; cube crashed and pow dered, 6c; confectioners' A, 6c per pound ; maple sugar, 169 Ifc per pound. Cahked Goods Table finite, assorted quoted $1.7591.90; peaches, $1.8592.10; Bartlettpears,$1.75(81.80;pluina,$1.373ii 91.50; strawberries, $2.25; cherries, $2.0092.25; blackberries, $1.8591.90; raspberries, $2.40; pineapples, $2,269 2.80; apricots, $1.6691.76. Pie fruit: Assorted, $1.20; peaches, $1.25; plums, $1.0091.10; blackberries, $1,269 1.40 per dozen. Vegetables : corn, $1.40 91.85 ; tomatoes, 96c9$1.00; sugar peas, 96c$1.00; string beans, 90995o per dozen. - Meats: Corned beef, Is, $1.26; 2s, $1.86; chipped beef, $2.10,- lunch tongue, Is, $3.10; 2s, 5.5"; deviled ham, $1.6092.75 per dozen. Fish: Sardines, 75c1.55; lobsters, $2.3093.50; salmon, tin, Mb. tolls. $1.2591.50; flats, $L75; 2 lbs., $2.2592.60; bbL, $5.50. KlaMllaneoas. Nails Base quotations: Iron, $3.00; steel, $3.00; wire, $3.60 per keg. Iron Bar, 2e per pound; pig iron, $24927 per ton. Stxxl IOXo per pound. Tin I. O. charcoal. 14x20, prime qual ity, $8.2598.76 per box; for crosses, $2 extra per box; roofing, 14x20, prime quality, $6.6296.76 per box; I. C. coke plates, 14x20, prime quality, $7.5098.00 per box. Lead 4cper pound; bar, ejn'c Shot $1.80 per sack. Hobskshobs $6. Natal Stores Oakum, $4.5096 per bale; roein, $4.8095 per 480 pounds ; tar, Stockholm, $13.00: Carolina, $9.00 per barrel ; pitch, $6.00 per barrel ; turpen tine, 66c per gallon In carload lota. Hide. Wewl aad Hops. Hides Dry hides, selected prime, 1 8c; v lets for culls; green, selected, over 66 pounds. 4c ; nnder 66 pounds, 3c , sheep pelts, short wool, 80950c; me dium, 60(3 80c j long, 90c9$16; shear ings, 10920c; tallow, good to choice, 3 3Ho per ponnd. Wool Umpqua Valley, 16919c; fall clip, 13916KC; Willamette Valley, 159 18c, according to quality ; Eastern Ore gon, 10916c per pound, according to condition. Hors 15917c The Heat Harkat. Beet Live, 1920 ; dressed, A 95c Mdttom Live, 393)0 ; dressed, 7c; lambs, live, 33i3fc; dressed, 8c . Hoos Live, bo dressed, 8c Veal 46o per pound. Smoxbd Meats Large ham, 139 14c; medium ham,149 14c ; breakfast bacon, 13916c; dry salt sides, 10c; smoked sides, 12913c per pound. Labo Compound, in tins, 9c; pure, in tins, 12i9l3c; Oregon, 119130 per pound. ! I 1 -rm ,4. sia-t.l .... 1 'y ' A Speckloil Xotitter. i Captain Robert Staplins, a lobster fish erman of Stonington, Conn., caught in one of his pots just outside of Fisher'a ' Island, on Saturday a lobster with yellow and red gpote of the brierhteet hue all ., over its body. The lobster was viewed by . men who have beenengHged in the capture of lobsters their entire life, but none had ' ever before seen anything similar. .It weighed abont one and a half pounds, j and the spots were recular in size and , shape. Not only was thebody decorated , but the claws and legs were as speckled as a turkey's ejrjr. Philadelphia Ledger.