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MUSHRINGII Of mm WASHINGTON BOYS INCLUDED. Hie Iluttallon of Three Compnnieii i Kow at Vancouver llarraeka In Now Oat of Serv^pc. Washington, Sept. s.—The following are ordered mustered out: First volunteer infantry, Ninth Massa chusetts infantry, Batteries B, C and D, First Maine artillery; Companies A, B and D, Second Washington . infantry (Vancouver barracks); District of Co lumbia infantry, Ninth, Third and Four teenth New York infantry; Second New Jersey infantry, First Massachusetts heavy artillery; First battalion Nevada infantry. In connection with the orders muster ing out the above named regiments it is significant of the government's inten tion to retain many volunteer troops in service. Orders were issued transferring 13 regiments from state camps to various camps of mobilizatiou throughout the country. The regiments included in the orders are the Third Georgia, from Grifliu to Jacksonville; Fifteenth Minnesota, St. Paul to Camp Meade, Pa.; Fourth New Jersey, Seagirt to Camp Meade; Eighth infantry (regulars), from Fort Thomas, Washington, to Lexington, Ky.; Fifth Massachusetts, South Farmingham to Camp Meade; Thirty-Fifth Michigan, Island Haven to Camp Meade; Third Mississippi, Jackson, Miss., to Lexington; Twenty-First New York, Hempstead to Camp Meade; Third North Carolina, Fort Mason to Knoxville; Fourth Ken tucky, Lexington to Knoxville; Third Alabama to Jacksonville; Third regi ment of engineers, Jefferson barracks to Lexington, and First territorial regiment, Tucson to Lexington. MONTANA. Lew Ist on, Mont.* reports a dearth of cottages, renting from $10 to $16 a month. During the month of July bounty claims to the amount of $10,647 were filed against the state of Montana. Will Ilea bought 6500 head of lambs from Huntley & Clark at $2.25 and 18(H) head of W. A. Clark of Columbus at the same price. The military roll of Fergus county completed by Assessor Plum, shows the names of 1239 residents of this county who on March Ist last were subject to military duty. Judge Knowles haa appointed W. H. Smith of Great Falls referee in bank ruptcy for district No. 4 in Montana, which includes the counties of Cascade, Choteau, Teton, Flathead, Valley, Fer gus, Dawson, Custer and Yellowstone. The plasterers are finishing their work at Scicnce hall at Missoula, and the car penters are following them up closely with the finishing work on the interior of this building. Some of the lecture rooms are ready for the painters and the appearance of the rooms that are in this shape is such as to call for unqualified approval of the plan of this building. Anderson Bros, of White Sulphur Springs have sold a flock of 1500 lambs for $2.25. There are to be no culls but the purchaser takes all the wether lambs. David Skaggs has sold to Daniel Whe lan 160 acres of land situated near Lew istown, 34 head of cattle, farming imple ments and the growing hay and grain, for $1600 cash. The Conrad Investment Company has bought the sheep and ranches of W. D. Jones, in the vicinity of Dupuyer, the property consisting of 1500 ayres of land and about 5000 head of sheep. The property bought adjoins the other prop erty of the company and is on the line of the large irrigating canal it contemplates building. The sale is also thought to include several valuable water rights, which will be of value in the canal pro ject. Attorney John T. Smith of Livingston, Mont., is developing a new industry. It is the cultivation of edible mushrooms. He last spring secured spawn of native mushrooms which was planted in his gar den in soil adapted for mushroom growth, and now has the satisfaction of exhibit ing to his friends when they call several beds of the fungus growth in much bet ter shape than it appears under volunteer conditions. The Miners' Hlrlke. l'ana, 111., Sept. s.—The itrike situa tion is comparatively quiet. The chief feature at present is the expectation of colored miners from the south. Local miners are inclined to wait for reinforcements from the surrounding dis tricts, which are not to reach here before this week. The 14 saloons of Pana have been closed and will remain so until the trouble is ended. Caaea In Mississippi Greenville, Miss., Sept. 5. —Dr. S. R. Dunn, inspector of the state board *>f health, pronounced a case of fever at Benoit, ltoliwir county, to be yellow fev er. The man is up now. He has been isolated and no spread of the disease Is feared. Wlssie Davis la Drlaar. Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 2—A telegram was reeeired in this city yestenlay from Nar ragausett Pier stating that Miss Winnie Davis, the authoress and the daughter of Jefferaon Davis, and who was recently op erated on lor-*ppendicil is, is dying. Deatltatlon at Copper Hirer Port Townsend, Sept. S. —H. H. Hill, who arriver from Copper RiveT, Alaska, say* that when he left Valdea August 2S, nearly 100 destitute men were being fed from government supplies. The greatest bay on the lare of the earth is that of Bengal. Measured in a straight line from the two enclosing pen insulas. its extent is about 420,000 square miles. WASHINGTON. After some delay, the looked for big rtm, of tyee salmon in the Snohomish river has commenced and fishermen are making some big hauls. At the meeting of the county commis sioners held at- Hoquiam they made a horizontal reduction of 25 ]>er cent, on all real estate values in the county. This was done after making hundreds of re ductions in individual cases. August Ifartman's fruit crop at Lew* iston Flat was entirely ruined this sum mer by the grasshoppers, which appeared in great swarms and settled In his or chard, eating all the leaves off the trees and cutting the fruit stems. The summer and fall apples in the El lensburg valley are of much liner quality than last year, both as to size and ilavor. The trees are recovering from the freeze of two years ago. The outlook for win ter apples is now excellent, says the Capi tal. Silver lake, on the Nooksack, is consid ered a good location for a fish hatchery by Whatcom county people. The advan tages of the place will be laid before United Stales Fish Commissioner Bowers and State Commissioner Little. R. C. Smith, who owns a large fruit farm two miles below Castle Hock, has contracted the present crop to a lirni in Seattle for 1 cent per pound on the trees. They propose to can the product on the place, and are now erecting a canning es tablishment. . While fishing for rock cod near the lightship four miles off the mouth of the Columbia, Antone Fisk, who was in an ordinary fishboat, hooked a 300-pound black shark on a small steel hook, at tached to a small wire line. After a bat tle of 20 minutes the shark was killed with a hatchet. The recent coal discoveries on Cornell creek near New Whatcom promise great developments. The site of the find is near where Glacier creek empties into the Nooksack and where the Hannegan trail begins to make its way into the heart of the Cascade mountains and directly in the path of the gold seeker making his way into the Mount Baker mining coun try. A special dispatch from Washington announces tne retirement of Colonel Hugh A. Theaker, commanding the Six- j teenth infantry, after 30 years' service in the army, upon his own request. The | dispatch also announces that Lieutenant I Colonel William S. Worth has been pra-; t motcd from the Thirteenth to the col- j onelcy of the Sixteenth, the promotion to date from August 11. The Pacific Coast Fire Chiefs' associa tion at Seattle elected officers and adopt ed a new set of by-laws. Following are the new officers of the association: Pres ident, Ralph Cook, Seattle; vice presi dents, Chiefs Atkerman, New Westmin ster; Poyns, Tacoma; Wright, Roslyn; Deesy, Victoria; Roedel, Cheyenne, Wyo.: i Boleyn, Tucson, Ariz.; Stockton, Astoria, j Ore.; Pierce, Denver; Myers, Spokane; Moore, Los Angeles; secretary, H. Bring hurst, Seattle; treasurer, Jesse Poyns, Tacoma. Wna Henry Murdered? New York, Sept. 4.—A dispatch to the Herald from Paris says: Among the many wild rumors flying about is one that seems too incredible to merit even notice, but it shows the state of the public mind. This is a belief that Colonel Henry did not commit suicide. Figuro says that when the commissary of police arrived at Mount Vallerien he asked for Colonel Henry's valise and the razor which he committed suicide with. He was told they had been sent to the minister of war. This extraordinary pro ceeding could not fail to be commented upon here, where respect to legal formal ity is carried to such superstitious extent that the people would leave a man hang ing rather than ijot to wait for the arrival of the police.' Naturally enough, then, such a detail as sending the razor to the minister of war makes many people ask why. The Eclair, referring to the matter, says: "This controversy has shown us long ago to what depth certain individuals can descend, so we are not surprised to read that the suicide of Colonel Ilenry was perhaps murder." II rook e Hlarta for San Juan. Washington, Sept. 6. —Adjutant Gen eral Corbin received a cablegram from General Brooke announcing he would leave Ponce Saturday for San Juan, es corted by Troop 11, of the Sixth cavalry, and Company F of the Eighth infantry. He will be in constant telegraphic com munication with Ponce. He expects to arrive at his destination in about five daya. The Corhrtt Plßht. New York, Sept. 5. —Jim Oorbett, who arrived here at noon Saturday, met Kid McCoy at an up town sporting resort and they arranged to fight their proposed battle on October 13 at Buffalo. Corbett left for Asbury Park and resumed train ing. Pint War Bond* Uaard. Washington, Sept. s.—The treasury de partment Saturday sent out its first batch of the registered war bonds, the issuunce up to now having been confined to the coupon bonds, payable to bearer. Hew Yellow K«er Case*. Washington, Sept. s.—The marine hoe pital service has received » ditjmteh from the state health officer at Tyler's station, Miss., stating that there were nine new cases of yellow lexer at Orwood, with 12 cases heretofore reported. The national hymns of China are of snch extraordinary length that it is stated that half a day would be required to sing them through. The list of postof.lees in the United Stales now includes Hobson, Va.; Higs bce, Ark.; Dewey, N. C.-. Sampson, Via., isnd Manila, Ky. ** liITZVILLE, WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 7, 1898. 1 WORLD'S MIIR NEWS HOME AND FOREIGN ITEMS. Od«ln and End* From the Four Quartern of the Globe— liaalneaH Affair* and and FlMTuren, Crimen and AeeldentH. The American Bible Society has sent 3500 Spanish New Testaments to Santi ago, Cuba. Butter and bacon are declared by a medical writer to be the most nourishing of all foods. The Minneapolis mills now make 14,- 000,000 barrels of flour a year and con sume 00,000,000 bushels of wheat. Spain was originally formed from M kingdoms, and now has an area of 190,- 173 square miles, and a population of 17,- 000,000. 'Die officers of a leading London hospi tal believe the general increase of cancer is duo to excess in meat eating. A large part of Cuba is occupied by impenetrable forests, not more than JO per cent, of the island being under culti vation. More than 0000 species of plants are cultivated, and most of these have been broken up into varied forms by the hand of man. The watchmaker, Lobner, of Berlin, ha* perfected a mechanism capable of meas uring and recording the thousandth part of a second. The healing of the Lee Metford wounds is, as a rule, very rapid, and good cases seem, under treatment, to heal in from 7 to 14 days. It is estimated that a.i the gold mined in California since 1848 could be put into a room 12 yards long, 0 yards wide and 5 2-3 yards high. Official reports show t»at the rich gold prospects found in Alaska cover an area of 100,000 square miles, being 150 miles w ide by GOO miles long. The Colonial Dames of Boston have of fered a prize of $250 for the picture that best embodies the spirit of the colonial or provincial periods. Millions of men in India live, marry and rear apparently healthy children upon an income of 50 cents a week, and sometimes it falls below that. About one-half the bulk of wheat, rye, oats, pease and beans is starch. Of pota toes about one-fifth is starch, and of rice and com about three-fourths. Dr. Norman Kerr, au authority on in ebriety, says that female drunkenness is increasing, and that out of 3000 cases he foynd heredity was the cause in half that number. A foreign savant has declared that a most prevalent cause of hysteria in wom en is high-heeled shoes, and that if the objectionable boots are abandoned the hysteria will cease. Airs. B. A. Corthell of Milbridge, Me., has made a wonderful patchwork quilt, the centerpiece of which is a lot of blue bunting from a signal flag saved irorn the buttlcship Maine. In the streets and* suburbs of London there are now not only 712 fountains for human beings, but 280 large troughs for horses and cattle and 470 small troughs for sheep and dogs. The Salvation army during its last "self denial week" raised $105,000 to carry on its work among the lowly and neglected. This is an iucrease of $40,- 000 over the amount of last year. A London specialist says the most ex pensive drug is called physostigmine, an ounce of which would cost nearly $100,- 000. It ir-prepared from the Calabar bean and is used in diseases of the eye. The American national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner," happens to be English. It is better known, as far as its tune is concerned, under its original name, "To Anaereon in Heaven." Railways refresent an enormous addi tion to pubtic wealth. The value of the railways of all countries is something like 5550 millions sterling. To stop bleeding from the lungs take a teaspoonful of table salt and swallow it dry. Keep perfectly quiet, in a re cumbent position, until a physician ar rives. In this country last year the number of milch cows increased about 25 per cent, and the number of other cattle over 30 j>er cent., while the number of slieep and swine slightly decreased. The constitution of South Carolina pro vides that jurors must be between the ages of 21 and 05, and a new trial was recently granted in a criminal case be | cause one of the jurors was 60 years old. I Gaust is the smallest republic in the world. It has au area of one mile and ' a population of 140. It has existed I since 10-18, and is recognised by both ( Spain and France. It is situated on the ; flat top of a mountain in the Pyrenees. | It has a president, who is elected by the council of twelve. I Over 1,000,000 acres of land are devoted I to the cultivation of tobacco in the world, i William Badenhop, a farmer at Nicliol | son, 0., drank ft glass of carbolic acid for l whisky and died. An order has been issued forbidding | visitors boarding war ships at the Brook lyn navy yard. ! (Sen. Blanco is doing all he can to sup- I press hostile feelings toward Americans by the people of Cuba. Lieut. Uobsen has been advanced to the grade of naval constructor without un- ' dergoing an examination. ! A formidable British fleet is assembling at Wei-llai Wei to support the demands 1 lof the British minister in China. The blue law crusade in Cleveland, 0.,' has resulted in numerous arrests of small j storj and restaurant keej>ers. > A fortune awaits the relatives of W. K.' jWinchell, a wealthy merchant who died j rcAntly at Sprague, state of Washing- 1 ton. ! Latt Sunday an attempt was made at I Cleveland, 0., to make the Su" I lav The graves of American soldiers at San tiago are being located, preparatory to returning the remains to the United States. The last prolamation of Gov. Gen. Blanco tells the Spanish residents that they will soon be strangers in the island of Cuba. Ik The insurgents iim'inar del Rio Prov ince, Cuba,welcomed)lie tidings of peace, as they were withoia clothing and starv ing. The officers of thefnny at Manila who distinguished themselves at the capture of the city have been promoted by tjjp president. James Cox, a fanner near Middlesbor ough, Ky., was shot and killed by his son Perry during a quarrel. They had been enemies for years. Senator Lodge, wtjle in New York for a conference with Col. Roosevelt, was robbed of a purse containing a large amount of money. The real objective point in Gen. Mer ritt's return to the United States from Manila, it is rumored, is to get married to a lady in Chicago. Valuable discoveries of amber ha\e been made in British Columbia, which will be able to supply the pipemakers of the world for 100 years. United States Minister Buck reports from Japan that there is no dissatisfac tion there over the annexation of Ha waii to the United States. The Czar's call for a conference of the powers to discuss general disarmament lias caused a profound sensation in all European capitals. At Buffalo, N. V., John Carrigan was murdered while asleep in bed at his home by his son, Frank, who nearly sev ered his head with an ax. Eggs are selling for 25c each in Ha : vana, and provisions generally are very scarce, notwithstanding that vessels now arrive daily with supplies. About 500 American Hebrew families are preparing to emigrate to Puerto Rico as soon as the United States government will permit them to do so. Owing to the failure of the harvests in many parts of Russia peasants are feel ing their cattle on straw used to thatch the roofs of their houses. Frederick G. Jahne, the son of wealthy fturents, was arrested in Brooklyn for I burglary. He charges his downfall to excessive cigarette smoking. More than thirty persons were poisoned at a barbecue at llillsboro. Mo. It is supposed that Paris green was sprinkled over the meat bv persons unknown. Forty-seven yedv - ago Mr. A. B. Saw yer of Lexington, Mo., placed a willow limb about a foot in length near his house. It took root, and is now over 11 feet in circumference. The branches spread 02 feet. For the first time in the history of the United States army, a woman has been appointed a member of the medical stafL Dr. Anita McGee has recently been sworn into the service as acting assistant surgeon. Five members of a farmer's family in Grant county, Indiana, are very ill with typhoid fever from eating |>ears that ha I been gathered before they were ri|»e and allowed to ripen in a sack. The tree tliat bore the fruit grew close by a public wagon road, and it is the opinion of the Mate board of health that the fruit was infected with the germs of the disease by dust from the road along which diseased |M>rsons passed, probably barefooted. William M. Newell, a merchant of Rus sell, Lucas county, lowa, shot aud killed his wife, his little daughter, 10 years old, and himself. child, a son, 20 years old, was away from home attending the Omaha exposition. Financial troubles were the cause. Mrs. Sadie Lucas, wife of Morris Lucas, a well-known farmer at Blooinington, Ind., arose during the night and dropped her infant child into a cistern, after which she plunged in herself and was drowned. The family knew nothing of the tragedy until morning. Mrs. Lucas was de*i»ondent, the result of long ill ness. John W. Bookwalter, the millionaire manufacturer of Springfield, Ohio, writes to a friend that while at Ricti, in the | Appenines, recently, he had a narrow es cape from death in an earthquake, which almost destroyed the place. The shock ' was more severe than any felt since the ' twelfth century. Several mountain vil lages were badly shattered and some lives were lost. Mr. Bookwalter left Rieti an ' hour before the hotel where he stayed was shaken into ruins. Ofllciitln Kidnapped. St. Louis, Sept. 2.—A special to the Post-Dis|>atch from Pana, 111., says 000 striking miners yesterday afternoon seized David J. Overholt and Lewis Overholt, president and superintendent respectively of the Springtide mines. The two officials were taken from their buggy by the mob and carried in the direction of the mines. Nothing is known of their fate. Rev. Dr. Millard, a minister, made ft plea to the miners to release the Overholts and was knocked on the head with ft revolver. Bverr Foot of tirassi Taken. | Port Townsend, Wash., Sept. 5.— E. W. Frank of Sauta Cruz, C«l., who arrived here from St. Michaels, Alaska, says the recent stam|»ede to Forty Mile creek from Dawson lias resulted in the location of every available foot of ground on O'Brien, Liberty and Doom creeks and Virginia gulch. Two new creeks dis covered were named Dewey and Sampson. They form the headwaters of Forty Mile. Unrm of Denmark 4fcnltc 111. I London, Sept s.—The Hague corre spondent of the Daily Mail says: | The illness of the queen of Denmark , has taken a serious turn and she has latti 1 for a long tinifj speechless and uncon scious. It is Jlared that * crisis is iin , minent. * K ± V— [ It is a curious nact that the honeybee -"as never A""*-* in the nit«d States NEWS OF MINING GAMPS BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE WEEK The Turner Party Seoren In t\|e I.e Hoi Trouble—The Keeelver IMn eliariceil—riaeem .Near Kelaoii and 110 I Me—Coal on the Sound—Mlnliitf Notea. j The Turner combination in the Lc Roi .won a decided victory in the court® of J Columbia last week. Judge Irv ing, of the supreme court of the prov ince, discharged Receiver Carlyle, who j had been appointed by County Judge 'Spinks on petitiou of the liritinli America • Corporation, and declined to appoint an other receiver. The following telegram, received from Senator Turner, brought the first news of ' the decision: I Vancouver, B. C., Aug. 31.—The court j discharged the receiver, on the grouud that the county court judge was without 'power to appoint. Daly, solicitor for the It. A. C., then tiled a new suit, with the l.e Roi company and live trustees as plaintiffs, ami four trustees as defendant*, land asked for an injunction ami receiver. The court declined to appoint a receiver, Uaying tint he had nothing to do with the internal management of the company, , but granted a temporary injunction, un til Wednesday, against making the out put more than 100 tons daily, Plaintiff 'is taxed with all the costs. GEORGE TURNER. This decision throws the legal battle over the Lc Roi mine into the courts of I the state of Washington. Two suits are j now pending in these courts. One is to I restrain the B. A. C., W. B. Hey burn, McJniosh, Carlyle and Durant from vot i ing sto« k standing in their names, from i purchasing any more stock on account of the H. A. C., from taking any part what ever in the affairs of the \m Roi company, either as stockholders or otherwise, and from completing the purchase of the stock contracted for by the It. A. C. This injunction has been granted until the 'final hearing of the case. The petition 'further prays for a sequestration of the 'stock now alleged to be held ami owned I by them, for its cancellation ou the book* of the J*e Roi Company, and its retire ' ment from circulation. The other case is an action against the B. A. C., Whitaker Wright, Mcintosh, the two l'eytons, W. J. C. Wakefield, and 1). W. Henley for $780,000 damages by reason of an alleged conspiracy to re -1 duce the value of the stock. Conl on l>ujret Sound. The recent coal discoveries on Cornell f Creek, near Whatcom, promise great le« velopments. The vein which has been uncovered for a number of feet shows 10 feet 8 inches minimum width. Already negotiations for its sale to u syndicate | which will develop it arc going on. The site of the find is near where Glacier creek empties into Nooksack und where the Jlannegan trail begins to nutkc its way into the heart of the Cascade moun tains, and directly in the path of the gold seeker making his way into the Mount Baker mining country. The vein itself was first discovered while the rush into the region wus at its height last fail, . but it was gold not coal that was the all-alluring prospect then and it was ul ' lowed to stand until this summer, when the original discoverers, Thomas Tyler and C. C. Cornell, together with llenry Wiggins, who had been taken into part nership, commenced to develop it, with the rcttiilts above stated. Now it is said I that men are deserting the gold regions' ' to come down und join in the search for i 1 coal veins. l*luc«*rM Klrnr Nelnon. l*ast week a report gained currency around Nelson to the effect that a rich strike of placer gold had been made on Rover creek, which flows into the Koo- j tcnay river near Slocan Junction, about 15 mile* from the city. Several parties went «»ut to inevstigate aud returned , with reports of rich finds. The Spokes ! Man-Review correspondent visited the scene of ofierations yesterday and found the creek alive with prospector* and the 1 ground staked for fully four miles up. | | There are over 200 locations of 100 feet j I square already made. The Discovery , claim was located on the west fork of , Rover creek August 23 by Martin Au j derson, George \V. Madden and W r ash. C. Miller, three prospectors who had been over the ground dozens of times before.' While going along the river bed they 1 found a small nugget. They began to J pan and succeeded at a depth of two feet in getting values to the extent of $11 l»or |>an. Ou almost every claim located good colors have been found. On (he Sooth Half. Mining men are being encouraged by .the increased values being secured on the ' south half of the Colville reservation. For the first 30 days after the opening of the south half it seemed almost impos sible to secure assay-values greater than from $2.50 to $4 or even $5, with some rare exceptions. These returns were all secured from the eroppings and it seemed doubtful whether there was a single property on the south half worthy of be-1 , ing located. However, some work has , been done and it is not unusual now to hear of from $20 to $150 assays, and any number of leads are said to be showing an average sample from $15 to $30. la All mm 'Wmm Rrprearaled. R. J. McLean, the well known Florence mining mun, has just returned from the' new Buffalo Hump quartz district in | Idaho and infornis the Grangeville Free 1 Press that it is all as represented and will undoubtedly make the greatest quartz camp ever discovered in the state. He left us a spudmen, says the Free Preas,' of a 7-foot streak of ore from the Big ! lluffalo, the original location, and says i that the entire lei%e matter, 30 feet wide, j will pay to mill. The district is three mile west of fjA laks and the wagon road to the Badger mine runs within eight miles of it. Trouble In Montnnn. A Sheriff's deed was filed for record Wednesday at Livingston conveying to I Eugene T. Wilson, as receiver of the First National bank of Helena, the Legal j Tender, Tip Top, Mountain Chief, Mary, J Graham, Iron Duke, Holy Grail and (Gold en butterfly quartz lode mining claims, a forty acre tract of placer ground, to gether with stamp mill and machinery. The consideration is $1,690.1 a. An attachment has been placcd upon the property o. the Crevasse Mountain 'Mining Company in an action brought in the Lew is and t larkc district county 'court by Kugene T. Wilson, receiver »f the First National bunk of Helena. The property attached is the Granite, Sum mit, Consolidated Mi/.pah, Highland thief and Polaris quartz lode claims, Cre (vasse district, Park county. The suit is brought to recover judgment for a claim of $10,009.24 indebtedness to the First Na tional bank of Helena. Xo Itenervntlon I.en«e«. Keeent applications for leasing mineral ledges on tiie Coeur d'Aleue Indian res ervation were refused by the commission er of Indian affairs because of a clause inserted in the last Indian appropriation I bill prohibiting Indian tribes who do not I hold a patent for their lands, from leas ing the same. In view of this fact Com missioner Jones said he would not be willing to reeeomend any further min eral leases on the Coeur d Alene reserva tion, because the Indians do not hold patents. I'lneers Xear Koine. Boise county has many large tracts ->f placer ground well suited to be worked Iby dredges. Much of it is know n to be I good, but cannot be worked except by I considerable capital, as either long and j expensive bedrock flumes or dredges must |be used. Dredges are now ill favor ' among capitalists, and there is no doubt but that many of them will be put in be fore the close of another year besides those already decided on. A Spokane Count)' Claim. (Jeorge Vroman, George W. Sprague and A. Burehett have filed a quartz loca- I tion of the Minnie Yroman lode with the i county auditor in sections 14 and 15, i township 27, range 42 in the northwest J corner of Spokane county. Mining Briefs. The monthly pay roll of Butte, Mont., is close to $1,000,000. Six little saw mills in Dawson City are said to lie clearing $1000 per day apiece. The production of anthracite coal in the United States in July was 3,770,000 tons. A bureau of commerce has been organ i/.cd in Utah with headquarters at Salt Lake. The price of asbestos of good fiber and iu commercial quantity at San Francisco is from $20 to $30 per ton. | The smelter at Kverett has orders for lead from the Jupanesc government ag gregating 1,000,000 pounds. | The Los Angeles Mining and Stock Ex change litis decided to go out of business. | Montana men are preparing two dredg ers to dredge for gold ill the Missouri river at Stubb's ferry, north of Helena, i A hoist has been ordered by the An aconda company of Montana for the High Ore mine which will raise ore from a depth of 4IMH) feet. | The provincial government is building I a trail from the east fork of Wild Horse i creek to the Coronado group of claims in East Kootenuy. I The state press of Nevada is discussing , seriously the proposition of providing | state funds for the resumption of deep milling on the Comstock. | The report of the manager of the Hele na-Frisco mine in the Coeur d'Alenes for July shows a net profit for the month of $20,.">87. During July the mine and mill produced 1084 tons of concentrates. E. S. MeCoinas of Boise, who is inter ested in placers on the Snake river in Idaho, is building dredges. He says the profits will be satisfactory if the bars yield no more than 10 cents per yard. ■'(trifle Troop* Will SUf. Washington, Sept. 5. —Adjutant Gen era I ('or bin Saturday announced the in tention of the war department in the ' matter of mustering out and retaining in the service the volunteers. | Among the regiments to be retained in service until further notice, and the list covers from 110 to 125 regiments, are the | following: First Washington, First Ida ho, First and Kighth California, Second Oregon and First Montana, all infantry; ' Itattcries A, 13 and C, Utah light artil | lery, First troop Utah cavalry, battalion of California artillery, the North and South Dakota, Arizona, New Mexico, Ok lahoma and Indian Territory infantry, First troop Nevada cavalry. First Wy« ouiing artillery, with regiments from nearly all the states, including the Astor battery. Fifth Annual Fair. i Spokane has won the distinction of having the greatest annual fruit exhibi tion in America. This is the result of the wonderful energy find business ability >f the citizens at its head, assisted as they always have been by the hearty support of the farmers and business men of the Inland Km pi re, who appreciate the ben efits of such an opportunity of adver tising to the world the great wealth and almost unknown resources of the coun try- Talked Too Nurh. Waaliington, Se|>t. B.—The navy de partment ha* ordered the trial by eourt martial of Chaplain J. P. Melntire of the ( Orgeon on the charge of "lining language prejudicial to good order and diacipline and conduct unbecoming an officer." The charge* gruv out of statements made by Melntire derogatory to Admiral Nuiup *on, Captain Evan* and various other of ficers of the American fleet. The elephant has 40fl00 muaclea in hi* trunk alone, while a man ha* only 477 in hi* entire body. iDHDLY HEAT BACK EAB WAS WORSE THAN A BATTU lii New York, llrooklyn and Chlcag There Are Meores of I'roatratl«u —Fifty Die In Xew lork-Tbe Hut ferlnir Is Intense. New York, Sept. s.—Fifty dead ar I over 1(H) prestrations is one day's hecoi of tlu» heat in old New York Sajurdu, The nun beat rcfentlessly on the swelte ing city all day long. telt a most like day. The highest point read ed by the therinouieter was a* 2 o'clocl when the mercury registered 02 degree 'l'hc humidity averaged 85 |>er cent. I Brooklyn there were aix deaths and 1 prostrations. Awful Iflent In Chleaaw. Chicago, Sept. s.—Three dead, six cril ieally ill and 13 additional prostration is the heat record for Saturday. It wa the hottest of the live days, every one c which the mercury has been over 90. Tl» mercury Saturday was 93. IDAHO. Jap Mounce of Waha has just com pleted t the product of 120 acre owned by George Clark that yielded 4 bushels of wheat to the acre. S. C. Clay and J. C. Robertson hav purchased the newspaper plant formerl; owned by S. N. Gilbert and are arranging to start a paper at St. Anthony. Threshing in the immediate sectioi around Jacksonville has been complete*! Grain was not damaged by the hot wea tlier. The average yield is estimate* at 25 buHhels to the acre. Cattlemen are making their annua gathering of beef cattle on Camas prairii in Klinore county, and several partic will ship east early in September. It is estimated there will be half i million bushels of wheat for shipmen this season at points above l<ewiston This includes the warehouses at Asotin Waha and Couse Creek landing. The membership of the Y. M. C. A at Pocatello, Idaho, is now over 300 an the advantages and privileges are appro ciated by the men as never before. Th new library books are in great demand John 1\ Vollnier will light his larg store room at Genesee with acetylen gas, having completed all arrangement for putting in a plant. It will be suffic iently large to light a number ol resi dences which he is planning to build ad joining his store property. The town of Lookout, on the reserve took a boom last week, as a result of Up ping a vein of water at a depth of eigli feet, which ran 480 gallons to the fioui The location is on the highest point ii that immediate vicinity and with plenty of water will make the town |>ernianent A party of surveyors an engaged in sur* eying township 02 north of range 2 east. This includes the town ship directly east of the oue in whici Bonner's ferry is located. week A. M. Martin and A. h Pierce entered Post Falls triumphantly bearing a 260 pound bear, which the) shot on the inland across the river. Thii is the second bear which has been killei there within a week. The first one lei* urely walked up the railroad track, am down toward the river; but ere he reach ed the river he fell a victim to Hhermav Smith's accurate aim. The Ijwvston land office has given it* decision in the first white pine land case The decision is in favor of the settler, de elaring the state's filing void and recom mending that the settler be allowed U tile. The contest involved the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter, east half of the southwest quarter and th< southwest quarter of the southwest quar ter of section 12, township 41, range 1 W. B. M. An KMffllah Victory. I-ondon, Sept. 4.—The Kvening Tele gram publiahea a brief diapatch Maying: "All the forta of Omdurman are do atroyed. A great aucceaa. No eaauat tiea." The war office haa a diapatch from Nar.rl, on the Nile, aaying a gunboat haa returned then and reported there were no caaualtiea among the Anglo-Kyptian forcea; that the right bank of the river hud been completely cleared of forta; that the forta on Tuiti ialand, oppoaita Oinduriunn, had been demolished aiul tha guna captured. !V« I'nradr of Mllea' N«a. Washington, Sept. 3.~General Mile# and the army of between (our and fiva thousand volunteers, now en route to thia country from Puerto Rioo, will not pa rade in New York City or elsewhere in a body upon their arrival. An oflicial announcement of thia (art was made at the war department. When the troops arrive at New York they wili immediately board trains and go to their state camps preparatory to being sent home. Fatal HmM Ooatlaaee. New York, Bept. 6.—There were 43 deaths end 44 prostration* from heat Sunday. There were 20 prostration* and (our death* from the heat reported in lioboken. Thirty death* from heat were reported today from the boroughs of Manhattan and llronx. Several death* and many prostration* were reported in the borough of Brooklyn. Presides! WMlratl Hra.l.l, Salt Lake, Sept 6.— The train bearing the remain* of I*reaident Woodruff of the Mormon church readied here at 0 o'clock yeaterday morning. An immen*e crowd gathered at the depot and awaited the arrival of the train. The body waa taken to the family residence, wnare it will re imain until the funeral. No definite time ha* been set for tha funeral services. I The Salvation army was 33 year* old the other day. NO. 32.