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Lmc-ok D.lrym.r. M.k) Ow 100 t Twr par wow, Tlll.iiMM.k --Anot her co-oporatlv 1,1 .......... ,,. n.nka lla annual K isriiii I cm" " Instruction fn ... .. ----- - ... . un iniiiiiiva era n'indun Patltlon. mm lairtt 11... a a . i . hlaMlltijlMa'al.a..al.... . . . m. lon .b.. M wmrn ballot ahoui.i h L.timrV lOlllpailJ. wmim i - - "iniswil r'"""r' .. . ..r..linulitn Vol II iiik.ii ,..f..,.....i ..... Lid iiiiiwina " . . . I. - . u in uicaaure ,.lr ,k u this cbM drli.g . public meeting f day. k rWrtl frlhyr. I.7II.04I rllon that In order to defeat . OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST MOW TO MARK VUUH HALtUf ,...,. - ..... bad; SUIoiini " """ " lnrd In "HI. .. puuiuei rf, INI, . .. kuunt ol rneo niminciimi tOU pound; reiurna rw""i si.o; average prlc received l-j cents Pr pounu . w. . tiu Lk; average yiem, ii.it ikmihus tun iMiutiili -i mil. k. i.rlrn paid th patron for .A . 1h, error. Ballot ar to be marked In exactly the same manner as to both Initiative and ref erendum measure, Tho who wish a bill enacted or a propod conatl tullunal amendment adopted abotild niarktblr balluu before Hi a word "Y." TbOM Who am m,l..,..l I., ii should ot "No." Whether ,.!.. fl krpi at a in pr"" ori n miprenauin or pro- the n'ie yr, ----- - - Mif.Mnurii np kirv win nuw; oHoatt . in; February. If renia; Nrrn, .'(; April, IJ ni; may, rrnta, June, I fa WUi July, l,s rm: Auauat. ae.ia oni. ,; Ni..imb'r, If. eeoia; uwtm 1 JJ renla. ihn numaroua rhaoaa (aHortM rillniiMHik rouniy are maklna r annual reiurna, the dalrymetj o in a poaitlon to know the ua iif ibHr yoar a work, bo ar ixrlim nur nn prevmue , alio a a ru oi inia a lirr t illrntrn have wade over ki p. r r lor laai year, ano run- i hk thai i hey rai an tnr ova na ihir farm .and do not have uy mill l"a, me proiu in oairy laat yrar rireedlttal lar. mivln tbfir pa every ih A an lllualralloo or tble, ar UM)p the ballot In e.aclly the aaoie form. A bill that haa b.-.-i, paaavd by the InKlalalure and baa iMwn referred to the pwipin aiaudi In the aauie poalllon a a Uinaaure that aaa vewn proptwd by Initiative. PfttCIOUM BTONkS IN RiVtR. AMWte Man Make Oraal Flndt on Gravel Bar. Ainany Tltat the crave) ban of the Willamette river are full of val uable etonna la evldonced by the number found by J. 0. Crawford, of this elly. In the paat ytar. I'eople spend houra, aay Ur. Crawford, oarcblnf on oran brarhes fur atonea, whlrh ran be plrkd up In ordinary gravel bara where no oue Ii Al(lrman ha made IS. III. ft Ibloha of aearchlng. . tl ". r II II. f I pr row un me w uiamotte Jut above and .kn hla milk to the Maple laf oppoalte tbla clly la a wide urawl niny Aarlatlon, and it U made bar and on thla during the paat year L, ., tallow with which !. mate '"T" r"' '.,0,h- li.l...ll.alolnl it lr l",,u- aimara are aoimf npoo torn aova e New Ra m wi Hattherv. Aatorla Maatrr Klah Warden Van Huavn received from the O. It. A N. Co. leaoe to the properly on Tan ner rrevk, nar llnnni-rllli'. whlrh r..iii.lk.ln.n.i.,.aill.lIu'M ale riaherlva deparlmenl Ui- o it of t. .'!i, or which ae ol on utile vorivtiea. In ml to kra where old leTro) ate Out down, rbrrae. TALK BIAH FRUIT, Mr. Crawford baa found the folio tug atonne and mlnerali: Anta of varluua colore, tornrllana, varloua hadxa of laawr, cougtomprate lita- ln Farmer Buylo Oraflloo; ana per. while Jade, ft-ldapar whlrh r- pravlnc kupottaa. loomutea ine blue ground of tkiuth em-Thai J.tloo;! .O-h Lr,n'':' ' ' Lwua-laie and K, C. Arm'troog ha (it. .Indira of great rewuli In thla ily, la evilrnt from the ttftbteaw- M al a ot (railing and apraj ma- by KaUin daaleie. During Ih bra dare o( rl.ar weather Uere ha an unmanae demami lor tmr black obaldlan, black and red obat- dlao ,muun atoiiea, opala, rubltalrd quart. Thomponiii, erp-ntln oolitic, aandalooe, oalurllle. phallu and mitlorltla, coni(Hcd of Iron and sulphur. On thla umn plain-appear ing gravel bar Mr. Crawford has COURT SHltXDED ORIMf , Hemarksbl Petition for Re-Hearlia Ell . . m rnva m ocnmiti ct U.. t. ... . rrunnsco, Feb. H.In what ' prolml,ly 0,, 0 ,.1U ...,,, .. h. 'We Ihimts evof addrussnd to a Cal- oriuii eourl tho liros.fcullon In th nn franclsco brlbury-ifraft cuaua I... M' '"' Hu the 8uoriiiB Court a petition for a ra-berlng of the du v.uiu oi me court of Appeal In wnti-li c.Mayor Kugn Hchmltx and Hie fonmir political boss, Abraham "ur, were virtually hold to be unlit. ! of Mtortlon, tho conviction of the forrnnr reversed and tho plea of guilty by Ituef practically nullified lliu petition openly criticizes tha Court of Appeals for It decision and charges that the court bv Ua act hail 'nuaiiy icgaiued blackmail In tb aiaie, The annual la alvneri hv illi.r,. Oeneral I!. 8. Webb, r'rancla J Jlney. William II. Utigdon. Charle W. Cobb and Joseuh Llwvar. Th ui. iiiiuii conciuuv: ne aak for a rrboarlna- liecaiiaa tho decision, with Ih great. -at re spect lo the court that rendered It nud to this court Is; 1. Fallacious In It Icfglc. 2. levold of reason to support It. i. Ulisupiiorted by the authorilka cited. Diametrically opposed to high suihurltl.-a, which we cited In briefs but which are unnoticed the opinion. our by MAKE SECRET TREATIES. Germany Destroy Hop of Reform nd Oats Concession. Unidon. Keh. H. The Foreign Office has been advlaed by Sir N. H. O'Connor, the lirltlsh ambassador at Constantinople, that liarou Marscball von lllvberatetn, the German diplo matic representative, announced t the laat meeting of the ambassador lo Turkey thut Germany bs derided. Instead of signing the joint not to the Tort demanding Judicial re forms In Macedonia, to agree to tbe Turkish proposal that Ihe Mucadon DOINGS OF THE SIXTIETH CONGRESS Monday, Fabroary IT Thursoay, February 13. Washington, Feb. 17. Alter a brie Washington, Fob. 13. General legislative oeoslon today the senate or- debate on the legislative approprla- dered the door eloteJ and (or sevt-rsl iU,D bill was brought to a close In b mrs diKtuid the Wl herspoon norol- lD nou" lofl' ," nation. During the executive sotsloo wf ""'eat and entertainment. 8ev- . . w mi u., vein iiiiu, vu ll.v l sue of the day, the most notable be an agreement was reached to consider tb coran mail abllv bill on Wrdi day, and 8 lone, of Missouri, announced mat ne would speak on tb Aldrlob currency bill tomorrow. An amend ment lo tb nail subsidy bill was In- wMucea pjr Jxige, which authorise tie poet master general to contract for cairylng ocean mall in Teasel ol the third class and to pay a ubldy of Ik per outward mil on voyage of f,OUO mile or more. An amendment to the Aldrich ear- rencj bill was Introduced by Bum. Whlngton, Feb. 17. Th Wlsla- live, executive and judicial appropria tion bill, on cf th largest Supply measure of tb government, waa parsed by tb hot s txlay after aeveial hoars' discuision. Th amoant carried is practically a reported by the commit ter, 3f,33,673. Macon, of Aikansaa. continued hi policy of attacking all In tra In aalaric and they were accord- ngty rejected on point of order by htm. There waa a lively debate over th provision giving discretion to bead of department to remove or reduce Inca pacitated employe. A Droviaion waa adopted that incapable abould not draw pay. Kepr.aenutiv Hughe introduced an amendment to tbe c) her man anti-traat law remedying defect affecting labor agreement. Ins; by Champ Clark, of Missouri, wbo commanded tbe attention of the house for an hour and a half. Upon the conclusion of hi remark be was accorded an ovation by democrats and republican. Clark arraigned the republican for their attitude on the tariff ques tion and aald that the announcement that there would be a revlalon of tha tariff after election waa simply "la preparation of another atupendoua confidence game on the people." He discussed th president's message and said that, whatever hi virtue or bl faults, tbe president waa not a democrat. Other speaker were Ray ner, Illinois; Tlrrell, Olllett, Massa chusetts, and Hammond, Indiana, all of whom discussed various phase of tbe tariff question. Saturday, February 16 Washington, Feb. IS Washington, Feb. 11. The senate today discussed the law governing the reserve of national bank, that subject having been brought up by Kayner, wbo reverted to a contro versy over atatements made In tha senate yeaterday when the Aldrich currency bill was under considera tion. The criminal code bill also waa a subject for discussion during a couple of hour. Clay and other se curing tbe substitution of the old law intaead of tbe proposed revised section, which will effectually pre vent Intoxicating liquor being sent through tha mail Into "dry" state or counties. Culberson today gave notice, of two amendment to tb Aldrich cur The house ' bl"' ProTldlnS tnat after No- committee on military affair today " " ""7 "" n.rrf . ih. - ... ahall keep on band tbe amount equal proprlation bill, having completed to 'U,re"Te f,W f,.rov,aed ,0JP Uw, its amendment increasing tbe pay of f "d ,Btao '' wreUry of enlisted men of the varloua irade ,be treasury to collect Intereat on ofaervlce. Tha bill .. I. will b r. Rovernment funds deposited in na- house will carry 8S,- tlonal bank. Wednesday, February 12 Washington, Feb. 12. Rayner of i.e. r.,r..i.n ...nrt k nt..rf ported to the houi .hi e.r.,,.i ..t T..ri... ,254.tB. which is I9.1IJ.0M less ' than (Kaa Aail I mat mu m a. I.e.. I tA T.awl Vi c.nf Irmull.ifi huai I. - uttA i m (.uv -v i .; uuhiiu.u. 1 uv l ... "uwh vuvaa HivP'vu I ......... .4 . , . a lal . . m I Iv BIUIURIUU. AT CU. A 4. 'iVfl J MCI VI by the Foreign Ofllce. however, of " " "V: Maryland .poke at length In the en- the report that Uermany, Austrls- llungsry and Turkey have entered upon secret treaties, but tbe Inde pendent action of Germany In the i'rnfv !,TuLr..i'1 he today t currency bill con- y,nT l. , 1 con,f8r",demning tbe present system of baak- , . ,ng ,n tne united ,gute and incl- WaahlngtOU, Feb. 15. Repreaen- dentally declaring that the nresldent- matter of the reforms in Macadonla lativ James, of Kentucky, appeared by hi method ot fighting the en- has caused disquietude, as It upsets before the bouse. committee on coin- croachment of predatory wealth. found In his srrhv lu Ihe pl !CrrtlD the work accomplished during the pnl year and makes tbe future un Un!al to eul down tbelr old, pr'ol and itleaed ppt tl, with ie bi grafting Into the slompa. 'h ol Ilia (rarttne tbla tear, haw- will b In younger trewa, whleh n ihai ' airea as a sue inr ine paiauiiannieni of a large central salmon hatchery, and of a syaiem of retaining pond. Kh.M I ha .mail frv e.H Im. tnti mnA Will l cat cbwe to lb ground nd , until larae enoush lo l.rolwt krsltltig will b dune next winlet lihemslvn agalnat their numerous f ii.oiU that enrae np from lit old natural enemies before being turned ptlns suuiiner. A great many out. PORTIAND MARKfeTS. r un-haM are being grafted to bpal)l valirtira usually th Hoy. HMi share t oilglnal tie I of t tty Ii which thrl no demand. New Depot fee Albany, !an - Homo of ihe material ha received hero for th contrue- l ih new union depot at Ai Hi.' new structure, whlrh wilt tie of the finest depot In the imtnhtt. of I'nrllnud, will stand it illalAiiro norlhweat of th t airueiure llealde tbe Im mem whnh will be made by the i"ii of ih,, new building, the dn- HI he nn ihe clly aide of the k. a rhtinan Ihn tkM-tnln f At lime ilealred for year. The ion nf ihe new depot will litM-es the niovemeiil of the uresent lit ileitot and a swnemua change he breaent arranaemeni of tbe Planting Nut Tre In Linn. Ilwny A meeting to dlsotia wsl- uilnre snd to stlmulat lliteraat In Hiiflol iniliistry will Im held In pny on February 87. A number ot tit KMWers will be prraentand will oi'iriicuon in in planting and 1 tl walnut tree. Bom nw wal ""lis.lssie being set out in this bty snd there will probably b a Moly Inrrrased acrrag during th '"X io year. Ns Industry for Eugn. Hne Kignna exiwcta a hurt I v to r I" Operation a mmnlata ,inerata Fk t'ement brick mannfartturing lit. The Promotion itenartmena nf toinmrrclal olnb lia Intereatad hava a Urg pnt at Nlag V" . Y.. and th manager ' her In few ilsvs to make sr. niiii f, ih, atabllahmeol of th P'sni, "seord Raft of Log. tcrll.-. Tha a.e.n..n 1 ..!.. y sold a raft of log from It l Kl Hviinann .,...- ,k., i. f"l In hnvn h.n . .1 a i t I Tl. . - .... m mum iiiwh- Ire., i r,n,t c,"'n'd Bl log, the Jtost being only ii fM,t, and tlll I raft scaled iii.soo feet. Th J -- I'urcnnsea by Fink Dro.. li?o,Vf,!::;r.n,,n cooperag plant Wheat Club, 3c; bluesteiu, 14c; valley, lie; red. koc. Oats No. I white, 1 1 7 60; gray, ll'.aO Kr too. HsrleyFeed. 131 00 per ton; brewing. Ill 00; rolled. 3ff)0. CornWhole, 112.10; cracked. Ml 10. lay-Vnlley timothy. No. I. 117 U1R Ion; Kaatern Oregon timothy. IJOlfll; clover, IMU16; cheat. Ill; grain hay, II4UIS; alfalfa, lllff I J; vetch. IM. Ilulter City creameries: Katra creamery. I7iy per pound; state creameries, fancy creamery, SOW Ifre; store butter, choice, IMi I7r Cheeao-Oregon full cream twins. ISc; Young America, lM lWc per pound. Poultry Average old hens, Uf IIV; mlied chicken. ntll2',c; spring chickens. Il 13c; rooster. lOVIIc; dreaed chicken. Ho; tur key, live, per pound, IV 10c; ducks. Mll6c; pigeons, "fictillOO; squab, ft.BUUl. Kbb - reuli rnnrn sue, nmiim, IS U lie; per doxen; Kustern nomi nal. Vol75 to 125 pounds. c; 13 lo ISO imunds. 7c; 150 lo suw pounds, mme. pork lilock, 7 6 to iw pouuus. Vtt 7c: packers, 5 ti de Fruit Apples. table, ll.iotf S.00: ccHiklng, ll.S5lrl.60 P'r box; cranhfrrlio, SI1 per barret. Vegetables Turnips, .c per sack; carrots, 66c per sack; ncets. 11.00 per sack; Kr!h Rc per pound. Artichokes, sllcoil.iu per oo.e.i. beans. 100 per pound: cabbage. Iff mt cr pound: rauimower, tu tfl.K5; celery, 3.76M per rrnle; eggplnnt. 17V per pound; miuice. hothouse. R0cl.a5 per box; on ions, 15 100 per aosenj parsiwy, ne ner dosen: iieaa. 10o per pound; peppers, 170 per pound; pumpkins, Itflo P'T pouno; rauienea, ,.ii. per dnxen; aplnacli, o per poumi. sprout. So per pound; squash, Iff lUe ner iiotino; mmaiu, wmve. v baaketa), f5t5.50. Onion Buying price, s.v per hundred. . Potato Buying price. nmm hnmirefl oeuverou iuiiwiui weet potatoo ll.15ttl.50 ner ewt In Ihe meantime the powers are continuing Ihe roualdernttou of the recommendations of their ambassa dor, It Is not expected, however. tbsl the I'orte recommendation many's aupporl of Ihe counler-pro-IhimIh, and It Is believed that the entire question will have lo be conaldered. re- REACH VALPARAISO Battlethlp Fleet Blng Escorted Chilean Warship. Waahlngton, Feb. H To Navy l)prtinenl ha received the follow ing mcaiutge from Admiral Hlmpson, of the Chilean navy, on board the cruiser Charabuco, which piloted Admiral Kvana' fleet partially through the Straits of Magellan: Talcahunno, Chile, Feb. 12, 1K0S. --Admiral Kvana request a me to lu form the department from the fb-et at sea Tuesday i p. in., bound for t'nlloo, via Valparaiso: '(everything going on well. Admiral Kvana much belter In health.' " Mr. Hick, the American minister to Chile, today cabled the state de partment thnt the Chilean cruiser Chacahm-o. presumably now at Val paraiso, would sail sooth today for age. weight and measures today to bad done much to Intensify the panic make an argument In support of his through which tbe country had ro bin io restore lo the United Slate cenlly passed. gold coin ihe word "In God w Turning to Aldrich. Rayner asked trust." On leaving tbe committee bow It happened that the committee room, Mr. Jamea aald he had been bad stricken from tbe bill the provi sioned that hi bill would be re- aion reoulrin tha banka located out 111 accept these ported favorably next week. of reserve or central reserve cltiea In view of tier-1 - Washington. Feb. 15. With a to keep a reserve equal to 15 pr cent view to the raialng of tbe Ill-fated of their deposit liabilities and hold battleship Maine and the "proper at all time at least two-third of burial of It dead, now lying with such In lawful money, tbe bulk or that vessel in ihe bar-1 bor ot Havana, Cuba," Represent-' Washington, Feb. 12. Morton tlve Suiter of New York today Intro- Frewen, of England, member of Par. dttced a resolution calling upon the llament, spoke before the house corn secretary of tbe navy for paper and rutttee on banking and currency to correspondence bearing on the inter- day. In explanation of the old Goshen national status of the question, and system, which provides for a reserve the rights of the government of the of silver bullion to be held a secur I'nited State in tbe matter. ,ity against trade silver paper. Issued I In denominationa of 12.60 up to 1 10, Friday, February 14 I not redeemable In gold, but In all- Washington, Feb. 14. Oratory ln,ver- the house today gave way to legls-t Mr- rewen aald that all jope cf latlon. with the result that material International blmelallsm had disap progress was made with the oxecu- Pfed. n,d, thJt h Goshen plan tlve. legislative and Judicial bill. could be al led In this country wlth- The first attack upon the Increase "m" disrupting the preaent currency In the salaries of the assistant secre- I- He declared that It would tartes of several departments which fe more "PPcabl here and in Eng- by ih I. in ,ithri,n .... n.ria h. ina now man ii wouia nave oeen Macon. Arkansas and when the prop-, rt ? . HI Idea waa to have the oHltlon affecting the treasury depart- nlt'd "P' u flret nA tneI1 ment salaries was reuil these In- crenses went out on point of order I raised by bim. The proposed Increase In the sal- he purpose of Joining the battleship o( or(i,.r by Macon. fleet ngiiln with two i.nuenn r ahllis. one of which Is the Esmer alda. The three vessels will convoy tne fleet lo Valparaiso, where rresiaent M.mtt will review it from a war ves sel and nt the same time anliites will he exchanged between the vessels of the two navies. The Chacnbiico convoyed the ont- tleshlps from Punta Arena to a point nearly opposite I'orto Montt, when he left them and proceeded north. - Tuesday, Fsbruary II. Washington, Feb. 11. The legal- ary of the aupervlslng architect of Uy of the creation by the president the treasury wa rejected on a point ot the Inland waterway commission Jlu Jitsu In Germany. Berlin, Feb. 14, The Japanese method of wrestling, Jlu Jltsu, Is to he Introduced into all tho military and naval gymnasium of Germany, nt tho express command of tho Em peror. Ills Majesty hn directed all olttcers to acquire a thorough ac quaintance with tho rule of Jlu Jltsu. The officer, upon oblnlnlng their certificate of efficiency In this new method, will he detailed to the vrlou local gymnasium through out the empire where thoy will Im part a knowledge of the methods to tho recruits ns soon as they Join. Companies lner Foe. St. Louis. Feb. 14. Th Republic Iron & Steel Company In East. Bt. i.onla nut 900 men to work yeter- dy and today announcement wa made by me wniiouni wwiiwiiih Stamping Company that 400 extra men will be given employment In tha tin mill of the company at Granlt Cltv next MininvJU. , was questioned by Mr. Tawney, Mln- Mitcon made another point against neaota, chairman of the committee the Increase of the salary of the as- n appropriations, in the house to ulslnnt secretary of war and It wa day. The point wa raised when Mr. stricken out. i Tawney urged that the house con- On a point of order by Mann the'fel''ea disagree to the senate amend appropriation for a monthly pilot "ient to the urgent deficiency bill, chart of the North Pacific ocean, 'granting 11,875 to Senator John H. published by Ihe navy, was stricken Bnnkhead for service a a member of out. ,the commission. Tawney declared Crumpacker, Alabama offered an that be did not question the motives amendment reducing the mileage al-i' the chief executive, but insisted lowed to aeuatora, members and that his action wa without author delegntes from 20 cent to 8 cents, "X of law. but on an objection by Inglebright, I A motion by Needham of Callfor Califoinbii It was refused on a point nla that the house accept the senate of order. .amendment. Imposing upon tha United State Instead of the District Washington. Feb. 14. A ub. of Columbia the expense of 160.000 mittee of the senate committee omlB the land conspiracy trial of Hyde, Judiciary today decided to take fav-'Dlmond.-Henaon and Schneider, pro oruble action on the Tillman resolu-, vokd a lengthy discussion. The mo tion Instructing the attorney-general , tlo of Needham wa lost and the to Institute suits to compel railroads bl" thereupon was ent back to con lii the northwest to open to settle-1 ference. ment land grunted them by the gov-' Waslngton. Feb." 11 Senator Ald- ernment. It Is Intended that the resolution shall authorise tho attorney-general to bring proceedings compel the railroads rich called up today hi currency bill and formal amendments made by the finance committee which were adoot. not only to ed by the Benate. to open this Senator Dnniels offered an amend- Inud to settlement, but to forfeit ment nrovidina- that bonds of rail- title In case wher It appears that roads that "have paid regularly and the railroad have deliberately con- j continually for five year next pre splred to defeat the purpose ot the ceding the deposit ot Its bonds and government In ceding the land. Interest due on all It bonds" can be Information wa presented to th used for currency Issue. The amend. Judiciary committee showing that .ment, he ald. would allow the use railroad Instead of disposing of the! of bonda of road that have not paid land to bona fide settler, had so 'dividends on stock. This would per manipulated the settlements that the'mlt tha use of the bonda of a num railroad themselves are now In poa- her of southern railroad which ar a-aalnw n l. twu-l- nt.Jrv racinc'Cost Borai'f o-l i na, uu. '""