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YEAR Q N E DOLLAR ttk.orlke ler Tate OBEt-OH HIOT w lha Waahlf InUel ea ih paaare let tl.ao. tin ii im ii i -aiHKgeagf aTataiTaTaai Oregon Pally Jiiuinnl nul. it . ...... .. mull, 12 fur ala mmillia; Henil-Week.v Journal. II to and Wr.kly Journal II p,, yaar. The Journal In an liiil-pi.iiili.ni Ixmui'ialln iirwapapar, am king in ih iKiaala f Ilia ati-al in I Ion wlii-re mila ilia Oi.mni. Hand In ymir aubu ripiiun Maniple ciipl.a fraa. Adilr-.e Tlia Juurnal I. U. Hits til, t'ortland, Or. The Steamer SARAH DIXON Leaves Portland Monday ami Tlnira day looriiln,. al ::! a. in. for Clata inula, stopping at Hi. Helens ami wav landinga. I'uitland landing at Oak Ut a hail. Steamer JOSEPH KELLOGG l-atae reillawt m laaUr. Ihutdla; and Sat er.lar .if. m Inr ! SI. Halana. lalama. Carrtll t Point, Kainitr ant Kalte. AitUlna at forf laixl Muti1r, Mad. Haul.; ami I rhU) al . m. Steamer NORTHWEST j I rat .a Portland Monday, Wadnradnv ml Friday wgliia at at 10 i.. in., fur Hie . eaine polute mentioned aliova ami To- ledo, ira.'liing I lid latter place at 10 ; a. in. on Ilia lull.. win ilav. llrtnriiiiiK, ' tlia boat leatrra Jnlnlu at Immiii, ami j i'-.ll If..L . lu .1 I j i. pi u .1.' mi int. al irrmmil , ; i'uaxlajta, 'IIiiii.iUm ami Mimlaya, laavlng 1'nillanil aarlr In tlia mnriiiiifi. j !...( Iihm ml almon al M IC7l.M N. Ainu. y raiiraHii.o m, i m M "America" It ( Wiiiamett Slough Ronte ) i Uava St. Ilalrna . . H Su A M Arm. at IVrtlatid 10 30 A M l.aave I urtiamt .w I M t. Arrlta at hi. Ilrlam 0 00 I' M W H ami: to nil a. Will t'a'r, Ntitliliif but I'aoan- a it ami K.tl Kr. flil. ft JI1II.I l.llllll, na.l.r. b li vMl4 SO YEARS' J EXPf RIENCK D ,j4 Tkaoi Maaaa ; DiaioNa " CoaYanOMTe Ac. Jinitf aitrfi pur opmiuu mm nn an HtttMrtel'W'i'1iilaU. 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Tlirr fniiiiiirmad the tariont in taiiKaii(n of the aii-ifie N'orenilier 18. !H). flipr inlortietted ii-nrp of tlia r ii red ami triad it out on ill menu by ; pulling over I lire dozen raeri on the! tiratinaiil and aatching than). Thay al.o cot pli au-iana to name rhronlo, in-' rmabla laraa, and adininiatarad It with; the pliynitiant lor jiKljjfa. I'p to Au-i gnat ".'5, K7 par tent of the trt rarti wrra rithrr wall or progrvaaing favora bly. Thrre being but 13 p"r rent, of failiirpa the parliaa a era aatialiml and ih.aail the (ranaat-tinti. Tlie proceed 1 1 tt a ol the invraiigatliig lOinniillaa and the rliniral rtpotU of the tantraat-i were pnblialird and aill he mailed free on ap plication. Addraaitbe John J. Fulton Company, 4'JO, Monlgomary itreet, hau r rai'iciaco, Calif. ST. HELENS. ORE00H - JS . maklr j . r lie neweit dealam In ball and coituma lb ia wear. h. Information thai . . Ii naceiiary lo thi . . . .,.,. -, n,t. artlclei for lha bora. Thete article! are ' ' be railed both for pleura and MTAIll.niun EVENTS OF THE DAY OATHI-RED FROM ALL PARTS OP THE TWO HEMISPHERES. Cemprahcnalv Review of the Import ant Happening of the Past Week, Presented In Centknsett Form, Meat Likely to Preve Intereatlng to Our Many Kaadera. Cyclone on the rroncli inland of Toii'iuin earned 160 death". Colonel K. S. Oliver, of Albany, N. Y., hai hoeii appointixi to aucoeed Hn ger an aaaiatant secretary of war. A score or more of ChriRlian Kn deavore'i were iojiired by wind wreck ing the big convention lent at Denver. Ataociate J u at ice Brewer, of Wiacon in, aavi every man who participate! in lynching or burning of negroei ii a murderer. The Dublin council has voted not to pmeeiit the king with an addreii of welcome on the occasion of his viiit there ihortly. Ilritiah limn in the Philippine! lay the new law allowing no freignen un der contract admitted will drive them out of himine8. Throe men were killed, two serioui ly injured and tbiee buildings des troyed by an explosion at the Laflin powder worki, I.afliri, Pa. Die naturalixation of 39 RcMiam and Italians has been net aside br New York Judge as fraudulent. Sever al hundred more will be declared void. The Kt. Louis fail commitiioner ha returned from the Philippine! and Ntys the exposition has the promise of many fine attractions from the islands. Judge Parker's icy manner on bis visit to the South was a death blow lo his piesidential Candida y and Demo crats are now looking for otlier mater ial. The Pacific NrotliwoKt will produce a record crop of pruner. Chinese intrigue in Cores makes Japan more determined for war. Kentucky Republican! will nominate Morris K. iielknap for governor. The next congress will be asked to make an appropriation 'or a national art gallery. United State Judge George Gray, of Delaware, ii the latest Democratic can didate for president. The Wetern federation of miners has iasued an appeul for help in fighting for an eight-hour day. Kuseia regaida the stand of the Unit ed Rates on the Maccharian question with surprise and resentment. An attempt was made to blow np the home of Judge R. T. Miller, of Iron Mountain, Mich., with dynamite. One of the leaden in the assassina tion of the late king of e'ervia has been promoted to a place in the war depart ment. Pension Commissioner Ware has ordered Agent Terry to come to Oregon to collect Indian war lolla, so all veter an! cttn get pension!. H. D. Watson, ol Pittibnrg, who bai, for the past two months, been prepar ing a brief in the Alaskan boundary caae, has finished hit woik and sailed for Loudon. Italians are betting on who will be the next Pope. Mrs. Blaine is past recovery and the end may come at any time. Manchurian war talk in China is greater than for three years. Ex-President Caro, of Colombia, is doing all in bis power to defeat the Panama canal treaty. , The Jewish population of Crooow, Galicia, is epxecting an anti-Jewisb perseuction similar to those at Kish inef. Fred Ames, ex-chief ol police of Min neapolis, his been sentenced to the penitentiary for six aud half years for gra i ting. Oregon will ask congreei for 700, 000 lor the Lewis and Clark fair. Con gressional representatives have agreed to do all in their power to secure the appropriation. The American gun boat Bancroft has gone to Veneiuela to investigate the al leged seizure of American merchant men by both the government forces and the insurgents operating in the vi cinity o! Cindad Bolivia. European! who would like to see trouble between Russia and the United States will petition the cxar to make representation! to Washington, asking the authoritiea to taxe steps to sup press the Increasing outrages on ne groes. Another operation on the Tope may be necessary. The German meat bill li proving a boomerang. A race war ia on at Soar Lake, Texa and all negroei bave bad to flee. Cape Town bai just had the most se vere enrtbquake shock in 20 years. Christian Endeavoren are holding their 21st annual convention at Den ver. General James Longstreet, while ser iously ill, ia not in a dangerous con dition. The postal department announces better mail service for- the west after July 17.- King Edward in welcoming Ameri can officers urged closer relations with tue United States. DEATH ENDS EXCURSION. Fast Train Crathei Into Tralnload of Negroei With Fatal Remits. Kansas City, Mo., Joly 15. Mis souri PaciBc fast mail No. 7, which left Kt. I.ouii at 3 o'clock thii morning for Kansai City, crashed into an excunion loiith bound from Kansas City, that hail become stalled at "Dead Man's Curve" between Little Knob and Lee Summit, at 10:25 this morning. Three persons were killed, two of them tramps, and 50 were injured. With the ecxpetion of one or two of the crew on the fast mail, all the injured were on the exenrsion train. Most of them were Kama City negroes. Eighteen were seriouely hurt. The injuries of the others consisted of cuts and bruises. None of the passengers on the fast mail were hurt. The engines, the mail and bagagge ran on the fast mail went down an em bankment, but the rest of that train re mained npright, as did the excursion train. Only the engine, one baggage ctr and a mail car on the fait mail left the track. Responsibility for the wre k seems to rest with the engineer of the tatt mail, who failed to stop promptly when tiafrged. The engine on the excursion tiain, which consisted of 12 coaches heavily loaded, broke down. A flag man was sent ahead to stop the fust mail then alout due. The engineer ol the fast mall failed to see the foremost flagman and only slackened up when warned by the second man, who was within a short distance of the exenrs ion train. The fast mail was running at a high rate of speed and it was un able to come to a full ttop. When the fast mail itruck, it was making 15 miles an boar. The engine, the bag gage car and the foremost mail car left the tract and rolled down the em bankment. The empact badly damaged the engine and baggage car of the ex camion train, bat the cars remained upright. IDAHO LANDS ARB WITHDRAWN. Oeoloxkal Survey WIU Pasi on Their Worth for Irrigation. - Washington, July 15. The secretary of the interior today authorised the temporary withdrawal fiom all entry of three tract! ol about 3,000 acres each, lying in the Illackfoot land district, Idaho, with a view lo examination to determine their desirability as reserve sites. The fint ia known as the Henry lake reset ve site. It lies in the north east extremity of Fremont county and embraces the whole of Lake Henry. The second proposed reservoir lie! 20 miles to the south, and ii known as Island lake reservoir site, while the third, Flat Rocx reservoir site, lies be tween the two named. The geological survey, upon wbo?e recommendation the withdrawal is made, is examining to determine the feasibility of the reclamation aefiaoie in Ftemont county, Idaho, the propo sition being to store water in a reries of natural reservoirs. These examina tions will continue through the sum mer. RIDE FOR LIFE O.N CAR. Fifteen People Escape From Fire Jump Into a Subway Excavation. New York, July 15. Fifteen persons have been hurt by falling into the sub way excavation at Lexon aveune and One Hundred and Twenty-fifth street, after jumping from a burning trolley car, on which they had a thrilling ride for several blocks, while the motorman was making desperate attempts to reach a fire engine house. The car was filled with about 80 passengers, mostly women and children. When they discovered the fire many tried to jump, but the motorman put on the full power. He had not gone two blocks before the car was enveloped in flames. The conductor saw that there was danger of burning the whole carload of passengers and rang the bell. The car came to a stop right over the excava tions for the subway. The passengers piled off on top of one another. The planking over the bole collapsed and about 25 persons were carried down. Those on the bottom wire severely bruised, but only one was in a serious condition. To Inspect the Kearsarge. Portsmouth, Eng., July 15. The Prince of Wales arrived this evening for the infraction of Read-Admiral Cotton's flagship Kearsarge. Ambas sador Choate and becretary White traveled in tbe same train from Lon don. Admiral Charles F. Hotham re ceived them at the station and tbe whole paity drove to the Admiralty house as the Admiral's guests. H. O. Arnold-Foster, parliamentary secretary to the admiralty, and other depart mental officials bave aleo arrived from London for tomorrow's inspections. War In the Balkan!. Faris, July 15. According to a dis patch from Constantinople published here, engagements have taken place be tween Turkish and Bulgarian troops on the frontier, which the Turks accuse the Bulgarians of crossing. On the other hand the Bulgarians assert that the Turks tried to occupy the neutral one. The dispatch adds that a minis terial council was hurriedly summoned at the Yildis Kiosk last night and more troops bave been al led. For Cuban Loan. Havana, July 15. President Palma sent a message to congress recommend ing the appointment of a member o each house to 'act with an appointee of the executive commissioners to pro reed to the United States and negotiate the $35,000,000 loan. The senate held an extended session this evening but did not reach the matter of the ratifi cation of the United States naval sta tion treaty. HAPPENINGS HERE IN OREGON SAVE MONEY ON LIGHTNING. New Bid for State Institutions Shows Ureat Reduction. The state board or capltol building commissioners have opened bid! for electric lighting for the state instltu tlons located here the atatehouie. prUon, asylum and blind school. Only one bid wai presented, that of tbe Salem light snd traction company; which holds the present contract. The proposals were for either meter or flat rate payments for all or part of the inatitutlons, and for four or ten years so that the terms offered are not easi ly stated, but members of the board say that the rates offered are about 30 per cent less than the state hai been paying. The different plant proposed will be submitted to the State engineer, C. C. Lewis, who will advise tbe board which plan of lighting ia most advan tageous to the state. The state owni a 150-horaepower water right at the penitentiary, which can be used foi about half the lighting if found ad vlsable. Under the new contract thr state vIIl save tome $4000 a year. BIQ PLACER ENTERPRISE. Rogue River aroaa4 to Be Worked b) Means of Dredging. A gigantic placer mining enterprU ia that undertaken by the BannocV Gold Dredging Company, composed o! Montana and Chicaro capitalista. Foi a consideration of 135,000 this com pan) has bonded nearly all of the place'; lands of the Lower Foota Creel country, and extending along Rogw river for a distance of several mile Between 700 and 800 acres of place ground have been bonded by the Ban nock company. They are preparlnt to work the ground by dredging, anr will up a machine of their own manu facture. They have bad expert! or the field for several months past, an a thorough prospect of the ground hat been made. The gravel of the creek bed and of the bars along either aide carry high values in gold. Land Buyers la the Air. The announcement a few days age that the secretary of the interior bat disapproved a number of "clear lists' In Oregon lieu land selections, discloa es something entirely new in the lane matters in Oregon. Nona of the statr land office attaches have ever before heard of a ciar list being disapproved This unusual action on the part of the srcietary of the interior it conclusive proof. If any further proof ia necea sary. that all Oregon land matters are to be scrutinized with utmost care The disapproval of these clear list? occasioned no small surprise, though the action is entirely to accordance with the rules of practice in the de partment of the interior. Rich Ledge Uncovered. A new and important strike har been made in the Waldo district bv Charles Wimer and William Rosa, of Grant' Pass. A wide ledge, carry ing values in both copper and gold has been uncovered. Samples of orr from the new find are attracting mucb rttention. The predominating valuer are copper, though there it a consid erable showing of gold. The malr values of the find is in its extent. Out cropplngs show the vein to be of great width and many hundred feet ir length. It will be developed and ex plored. It lies on the lame belt ar does the copper mines of Prestor Peak and Iron Mountain, California Coming Event. Ninth annual regatta, Astoria, Aug ust 19-21. Willamette Valley Chautauqua Gladstone, July 14-26. Eastern Oregon District Medical As sociation, Hot Lake, July IS. Chautauqua, Ashland, July 15-24. State Fair, Salem, September 14-19 Second Southern Oregon District Fair, Eugene, September 29-October t Conclave of Woodmen, Portland July 14-20. Clackamas County tplrltuUsU, New Era, July 4-20. Rain Rulna Cherry Crop. The continued rains of last week practically mined the cherry crop In Clackamas county. The Royal Anne variety, of which there was an abund ant crop, has been rendered unmarket ble. The fruit has cracked badly and Is now fermenting on the trees. If the rain doee not cease toon extensive damage will result to hay and grair throughout the county. With a change to favorable weather. Clackamas coun ty will this year yet harvest one of the most bountiful crops that was ever raised. Receipts ol Load Office. Clerk of the State Land Board. G G. Brown, has compiled his monthly statement of the receipts of his omc during June, showing that a total of $26,271.94 bad been received from the different Bources, such as land sales, payments on certificates, etc.. and turned over to the Treasurer. Of the total amount $18,925.01 was received as payments on certificates and cash sale of school lands. Must Not Set Fires. In accordance with section! 1787. 1788, 1789. 1790. 1791 and 1792 of Bel linger and Cotton's annotated code and statutes of Oregon, Governor Chamberlain has issued his annual proclamation referring to the protec tion of timber and other property from fire. The law provides that this proclamation shall be idsued by the governor on or before the first day of July of each year. More Insane Patient! In June. The monthly report of the euperln tedent of the state insane asylum for June showa an Increase in the number of patientt from 1302 to 1324 durinr the month. The per capita cost of maintenance was $10.43 per month, or 34 cents a day. The general health of tbe patients baa been good. W ILL BUY MINE. Clark la SatUfled With Souther. Oregon Copper Ledge. Developments at the copper minea on Joe'i creek, known aa the Blue ledge, are continuing under the man agement of Patsy Clark. It is reported upon reliable authority that the prot pecta obtained from the use of the diamond drill in the mine are showing up more flatteringly every day. It la now practically certain that the pro perty will be taken by Clark under thi provisions of the bond which he hat obtained, and that the deal will be closed before the termination or the fern: for which the bofid wat given. Prominent mining men from all sec tions of the Northwest are flocking to that section, looking into the pros pects around the mine. The mine bonded by Clark is not the only one in thle vicinity which it making; good mineral ahowings. The belt of copper bearing ore reaches for miles north md south from the Blue ledge and thw Ending of the Blue ledge to Clark has ?iven an Impetus to the development if other copper prospectt in this rt ton. That that vicinity will prove to be one of the great mining centen it the Northwest is now confidently expected. In addition to the mining interest 'bat may be developed in that section, there are also large timber interest a-hlch await access to market by the "ay of railroad communication and hould the Blue ledge prove to be'what Clark and his associates think and confidently expect it to be, these tim ber interests will be pushed along with the mining interests. Assistant la Treasurer's Office. State Treasurer Moore has appoint ed George G. Gans, Jr., to assist in hit office temporarily on account of the Increase of work due to the collection if the corporation taxes. Mr. Gana was formerly a clerk in the land de lartment. The last legislature made in additional appropriation for cleri cal assistance In the treasury depart ment because of work incident to the collection of the inheritance and corpc atlon taxes and a permanent appoint ment under this authority will be made later. Packing narioa County C berries. The Salem fruit, cannery it having very satisfactory run on cherries, ind manager Holcomb says that the total pack of this fruit will amount to bout 8000 cases. Early soft cherrie were not of first-class quality, owing to in overabundance of water ia them, but they will keep well. The cherry .rop aa a whole has been of fair quali ty and the quantity as large aa wat ex pected. The cannery employa an aver age of about 150 persons a day. Yamhill WIU Raise Fine Stock. The H. C. Evans farm of 63S acre, near McMinnivllle, waa told last week to Captain Foster, of Portland tor $18,000. This has been considered one of the best grain farms in Yamhill county. Captain Foster will teed the farm to clover and grass, and It now stocking the farm with high-grade stock. Many ot the large farmi at Yamhill are now being changed into stock and dairy farms. Gain la Eugene Postal Receipt. Postmaster J. L. Page, in footing op the business of the Eugene office for the month of June, finds that the pos tal receipts at this office for that month have amounted to $1,242.59, or a gain of $466.49 over the corresponding month last year. Aa an indication of the Improvement in business the re port is highly gratifying. Shut Down for Summer. With few exceptions all of the log iting camps in the Lower Columbia river district have closed down for i month or six weeks. The logging companies agreed to do this so that the surplus of logs might become ex hausted and the priced maintained. Selecting Wool For Exhibition. Hon. Hewry Blackman, representa tive of Oregon for the Lewis and Clark ' Centenaial and the St. Louis exposi tion, was in Ontario last week secur ing samples of Malheur and Harney county wool to be placed on exhibition at the SL Louis fair. PORTLAND MARKETS. Wheat Walla Walla, 70374c; val ley, 77c. Barley Feed, $20.00 per ton; brew ing, $21. t Flour Beat grades, $3.05 4.30; graham, $3.45Q3.85. Millstufft Bran, $23 per ton; mid dlings, $27; shorts, $23; chop, $18. XOata No. 1 white, $1.10 91.16; gray, $1.05 per cental. Hay Timothy, $2021j clover, nominal; cheat, $15(316 per ton. Potatoes Best Bn.-panks, 6065c per sack; ordinary, 3645c per cental, growers' prices; Merced iweeti, $3d) 3.50 per cental. Poultry Chickens, mixel, lOQllc; young, 13l4c; hens, llj; turkeys, live, 1617o; dressed, 20a22c; doekt. I7.007.50 per doxen; geese, $6,004 6.50. Cbeese Fall cream, twini, 15K9 16c; Young America, 1515e; fact ory prices, 1(91 e lest. Batter Fancy creamery, 20(g22a per pound; extras, 22;; dairy, 20(J 22Kc; atore, 18c18. Eggs 17 20c per dosen. Hops Choice, 18020c per pound. W ool Va I ley , 1 2 3 1 7c ; Eastern Or egon, 8314c; mohair, 35337 Mo. Beef Groes, cows, S,V4e, par pound; steers, 65c; dressed, 8H'c. Veal 7 M 8c. Mutton Gross, $3.60 per pound ; dressed. 6.c. Lambs Gross, 4c per pound; dreaeed, 7Hc. Hogs Groae, 633 "o per pound dressed, ?8c.