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^ootcnni (Count!) Hqmbiiant VOLUME II. ßATHDUUM, IDAHO. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1900. NUMBEB 19 . I I NOTES, HEFLY TOLD IN g iBterestlnv Collection ot Items From the Four Northwest States of a Miscellaneous Nature Uath ,rcf tho Past Week. IDAHO. K big attendance at the Lewiston fair expected. rhe fall term of school at Oroflna l>e D September 20. Hie members of the Weiser high kool have organized a foot ball team. ^ stage service, three times a week, I been started from Buffalo Hump to tea. t la estimated $300,000 will be recelv by the farmers of the Palouse coun this year. leorge, the 17-year old son of Prof. H. Mile3, of Liberty, was drowned lie hunting last week, ohn Thompson of Moscow lost 1,200 Diels of sacked grain communicated m the thresher engine. [. Lindquist, an employe of the cyan ! works at Hailey, accidentally shot I killed himself one day last week, iat Shay, who entered a plea of guil lo the indictment against him for (ery, at Wallace, was last week sen feed to one year in the penitentiary Judge Mayhew. be University of Idaho has been bred with a diploma from the Paris bsition for a collection of photo bhs. pe governor has reprieved Yee Wei, binaman sentenced to hang Septem [28, until October 12. Yee Wei Id a fellow celestial in Hailey, he 16-year old son of C. C. Robin [of American Falls, was probably ply injured last week by being run I by a wagon loaded witb timber, he postoffice at Meridian was rob Elast week. The robbers entered I building by removing the K window and took $16 worth of Age stamps and $144 worth of jew I Hop Chung, the Chinese boy who been attending the Hailey public II some years ago, and who was in Hailey, lias gone to Canton, b, to take a course at the univers lere. Hie Ross was released from jail ■wiston on an order by Judge kfe, of the district court, on recom lation of County Attorney Dan Jwho stated that the evidence at I was not sufficient to hold her. Iwas arrested last July and cliarg |th the alleged murder of Frank Misou, who was found dead in the ■ DeFrance. MONTANA. fe health officer reports 15 deaths Uena in August. Bn county has 583 citizens eligi kr military duty, an increase of |er the returns made last year, ■spell has established a rock yard Ky prisoners. I enrollment for the opening day IButte, Mont., schools was 54ÜU. I Timber reports that wolves are I considerable damage to young blong Otter creek and in the vi lof the mountains. Mias Kelly and James Murray Killed in the Stewart mine at ■>y an explosion of powder in the Ine on one of the lower levels. Bier Julian held an inquest on Ky of George Anderson and the ft was that the hackman sustain ftre shock caused by internal inju ig to the shortness of feed the nit of cattle from the Musselshell f will take place at an earlier lis year than for several years Bl Lueey was hanged in the Jail I Butte for the murder of Pat , Reagan, for the Couer d'Alenes together lagan's body was found iu the next dey. k Forrest shot and killed Willie I. Bhot and probably fatally )d Flora Zinn, and then killed t at Rock Creek church on River, twenty-two miles north Jgston. fecent fire on the Shoukin range, fearned, started at the head of pulee and burned eastward from The two men hail i 8 nt to F7agle Butte, a distance of s. when it swung south till it • the track of h property was damaged. Rev. John B. Broadel, bishop ia, has gone to Baltimore, wheie ! to assist iu the raising of funds Catholic Indian schools of the . He will be joined at Fargo I 3p Shanley, bishop of North Da- ; lo has been called east on a sim Rion. ibout three months. previous fire. Bishop Brondel will be He was or the work because of his in nowledge of the Indians. ORECOS. fen acres of hops in Gilbert £ fen's ranch, ;16 tons. in Polk county Emery of Roseburg, will take " d8 . 0f veal calves t0 Dawson leavin'* ih? ^ StOCk ' P re P ara ' ilii r* g « 1S ueek ' a reports a light prune crop ■ that section of Washington, but of 1 excellent quality. I Freeman Ladd stated at I .a Grande, the other day, that he has two crops I of wheat on hand and 100 head of hogs and unless he gets 50 cents per bushel clear of the sacks he will feed it. George Iremonger, one of the leading stockmen of Wheeler county, has sold his sheep to John M. Browii of Lone I*ock, who pays him »3 per head for 1500 ewes and $2 per head for 1-100 lambs. Mr. Iremonger also expects to *•*"""* a no,., . - . , A new device for drying hops is he . J ion bv e A w Breat 8UCCe t Ba . th , 18 8ea ' extensile ^rôweVT' qflvl r'j extensive grower at ailverton. His, new process consists of drying the hops in boxes placed on the kiln floor, which keeps the hops from packing in the cen-' ter or breaking In removing to tire store-room. No lupulin is lost in any wasuingtos. Senator Fairbanks will speak in Seattle ooaiue. The First Dank of Asotin is opened for business. There Is a case of smallpox In a mild form at Colville. Spokane Typographical Union î-'â b y wire to the Galveston union. 1 lie Canadian thistle is spreading in the vicinity of V au Assoit with danger ous rapidity. 1 he evaporating plant at South Park owned by McNatt Pros, will begin work tor the wiuter about October 1. Steamer City of Seattle has arrived from the north witb îiiôo.üuü in gold! and 177 passengers. The state university opened with ap propriate exercises held in Denny hall.! There will be seven hundred students. The sixth annual Whitman county fair will be held at Colfax, Tuesday, September 2ö, to Saturday, September 29. Leander Johnson, a longshoreman, was struck and killed by a Northern Pacific freight train in the yards at Seattle. People residing in the vicinity of Du wamish and South Seattle are uniform ly satisfied with the progress ou the Grant street car line. The watchfulness of Sheriff Van De Vanter's deputies at Seattle frustrated an attempt to break jail made last week by four prisoners in the "south tank." Capt. John Johnson, an old resident of Port Angeles, died last week at the age of 73 years, wife and daughter, of the Grand Army. The seventh annual encampment of the Northeastern Washington District Union Veterans' association, which has been in session recently in Colville, was a great success. The Seattle Chamber of Commerce has undertaken to secure the orgauiza-| tion of a stock company to erect a plant in Seattle for the manufacture of glass bottles and jars. By the construction of nearly two miles of side tracks and the building of a round house and new cattle yards the Northern Pacific is planning to take care of its constantly increasing busi ness into Seattle. Abner Yates Crowell is the victim of a tragedy. express agent at Spokane, ped dead and Max C. Karter, a saloon keeper, was arrested on suspicion of having caused the fatality. The establishment of permanent fair grounds near New Whatcom is practic Deceased leaves a He was a member He was Great Northern He drop „ „ , ally assured. Over $S,0uu stock, out of a required $10,000, for the fa.r associa turn s purposes has been subscribed by business men of the city. . . . , __ A discovery of natural gas is report . . , . , ed in swampy ground on the farm of . . Henry Jones, in the "Hole In the _ _ . Ground, a deep depression near the head of Rock lake, between Rosalia and Sprague. The hop situation continues to get brighter at North Yakima. Kunz recently sold his crop of 10,000 pounds to Pier Bros, of New York for 11 cents a pound and H. E. Sawyer con tracted 12,000 pounds for 12 cents. The indications point to even better prices. Mr. William Alnri-u« Daly III. New York, Sept. 16.— Marcus Daly, the millionaire copper mine ow ner of Montana, is very il! at his hotel in this city. Daly arrived here on the Etruria two weeks ago and since been iu a condition of much sulTcring, occasioning anxiety to i.is friends and business a**.*dates. Ills i ailment is heart trouble. ! announcing that the German government . nary to tlie ts-ginning of pe-a.-e negotia I tion.« with Ciiina 4» the delivering up of ; tho-e w ho were rcsjsinsible for the out rages. Deelnrnllon by Deriusny. Berlin. Sept. 19.—Tlie foreign office has sent a circular note to all the power* •nridiTS that an indispensable prelimi fKat wn 1 cer rownr * Washington, .Sept. IS.— Ne«« has loan received at the state department that Francis Jones, secretary of the X nitisl States legation at Buenos Ayres, was drowned at Charlesvtlle Friday. Tub 8u»k by Steamer«. New York Sept. 19.—The tug Ameri lhe New York Tug company, was sl,nk - and two lives lost, off Canal street, North river. She was run into by the Atlantic transport liner Minnehaha. : ! i | BUT WERE BADLY ROUTED _ , p * »»gageiuem, ot tween a company of the Fonrte€*nth F Ui r uurieeuui p r "' te f » U t te8 in,anlry aud a * üü0 Box -! T hp f m *r. * °" T ^ l ° I * eRin * | id« Americans made a ualiaut stand!., 1 and a detachment of Bengal Lancers ! I nearby, hearing the firing, came tolf^ their rescue and charged the Boxers in S tho rear. The Chinese were îouted j I leaving 200 dead. The Americans had \ 1 "rwiti": srK! I ers west of Pekin yesterday (Thura- ' ; ,lay) ' ' rhe German loss is said to bave I been 20. ',.... I I Indications now point strongly to the j withdrawal of all the powers from I»e-1 - Kui lu 1 'etsin. 1 he liritislr have is- : j s "** ,1 ' an order prohibiting the selling! sent"-"nung of any building w ithin the I | limits of the Dritish concession. | ! . * ukaMhima is heie arrang-! j MIK VV1U| ;',[ luaileis tor the Japanese! | roops c. Get mans an; pouring into ; lf 11 111 ai " U| 1 nationalities are j 1 fo f L""ldmgs. One battery | j Brit18 " a " a "1 u Austrians have ar-j ! ... j William \\. HockhHl. special repre- i ; sentative of the United Sûtes to China, 1 llas left for ^«kin. lu an interview be. fore having he said he did not expect to remain there more than a few days. Li Hung Chang is at Taku on a Rus sian vessel. It is not believed that he will come to Tientsin. C'oiai|»Hli> if Ike Court«.. Ivnitnwril —Ilritlsla lleluliirceiiieui « unie I || —'Twi IIuiik < liai lluuilreil « liineae Rilled—1.1 K Ut T 11 I.U. I supplies taken, I Ching. Ching and Russians Li Hung Shang. i IlillPM 1 Cat to Work. Pekin, Sept. 11, via Taku, Sept. 14.— The allied generals were in conference four hours today, the principal topic being how best to encourage the Chi nese to return to work, it was agreed that looting should stop and foraging parties should be accompanied by an ! officer who should give receipt for all ; The question of working at Tietsin was brought up with a view of ascer taiuing if possible the attitude of the i Russians. General Lineviteh admitted ! that most of his tioops would rather] At the Japanese legation it is not be-1 lieved that the man who claims to have ! killed Baron von Ketteler is the actual criminal. The Japanese believe that he has been paid to accuse himself by the Russians, in order to discredit Prince The Japanese favor Prince wiuter there. The Sixth Uuited States cavalry will leave tomorrow for the western hills, where is located the summer house of the United States legation. Two thousand Germans under Gen eral Hoepfner have left for Siang hsiaug, a walled city occupied by Box ers who recently attacked a party of German soldiers. The city has one gun. Nliort in Accounts. Chicago, Sept.- IS. A shortage of $20, ooo in llie accounts of the First National bank In* hern discovered through an iu ! vestigatiun prompted by the suicide reeent Iv of Teller George S. Forbes. Before the I klIlk a [mU , t int0 llis heart .. he Ur „ u , a fart . wt . U note toh.s moth jn whidl he Mili: -, was weak anJ let ,, . , . . . . . , ! the «me 1 considered my ix-st friend get . . - h me into trouble. 1 have not seen him .. , . ., , . , , ! since the 1st of September and do not . 1 . know where he is. (Mini, ils believe that specimen \ oluntn-r infantry, a resident of the state : of Washington, who has just Ixs ii honor ] u li.l y discharged from the service of the i Unite«! States a*, tlie war de|sirtment in •ity. Six feet one inch in height deep chested 'Haight as an arrow. He lias won an hon orable record in two campaigns, one in Cuba and the other in the Philippine«, fioni winch lie has but recently returned. I tie friend referred to in the letter is William it. Duntun. I,lent O'F lierty lllsclinrKe«l. Washington, Sept. 16. A magnificent if physical I.M'iiti runt Flittard O'FUlieitv of tlie 27t)i iii.iuliootl is Fir-t 1 this Broad shouldered. and Hoherls Will |« i nil to I almut (h-tober 3. - New dork, S-pt. 19- A dispatch to the Tribune from London say*: A large >f tlie Kustenbcrg coinnumlo tias "iirrendercd and there are rc|Nirt* that Gonim.ind.int Botha has given iiiin*elf up. correspondent in Maritzburg *iv* it I- stitid that Lord fbvbert« is ex cave 1'rctoiia for England pa it Die Mail's Denvrr. 18. -The New» announces ' that Mr. Tirana* F. Walsh will receive ' $i:i,r«si,oisi f„ r his Camp Bird mine st : Ouray, Col., from a syndicate of English ' 1 and American investors, beaded by Alfred , IL-it. the South African diamond king, ; and J. Picrjiont Morgan, the New York (sinker. llie I'rl f«»r a Min#*. ; T he strike of the Plumbers Union in ' Chicago, 111., has been declared off, and the men, some 400 in number have re turned to work. TH lUk HEeOHTS. NEW for last VOLK.- Hradstreet's week •eport says: Expanding de mand at advancing prices in many lines of trade Onus its chief exemplar In the market for raw cotton, which has witnessed the greatest excitement, heaviest trading and largest gain in | price for at least a decade, if ever in the history of the trade, as conducted on modern lines, has the interest displayed on the product been i»*MpW*\,ng <u»h, wh le tip* nrosn^vN of ! . 1 *i large protlts to oroducers arc Ktininlaf- • in« all lines of southern trade Eng- 1 | li»l» M-nne.s who are reported Veiy 1 ! f itlerln / dr^nv ?! ^pplies are con-"at tolf^ ? t h °'* of meeting S 1 nÜriiIt T S 'u In American cot* | j " m tk.t" 8 ' tu " t,0 , n - fro,n l *' n K* \ D w reV er e l and seile« *«* i^a n£ -~ r s« ' generally "dmige'd however* tinu mail ufacturers are un'able or unwilling to j , „ .. . .. . I dertne tlieir exact position or if they j accept new business do so on a dis Ull ,. t basis of cost of new supplies. ' : Maximum cotton-crop reports of p i t years are low, dealers are apparently j I panic stricken and predict famine : | stocks for the end of the year, even I with reduced consumption. Most food prices are either drill or | ; higher on the week, wheal being ad-1 j va nced on better export demand and! | bad weather at the northwest, proved ' by the low grade of much of the rc j eelpts. Corn is In good demand, with I i .cant supplies of old crop and pork and j i a , j sympathize therewith. glir j s stil i gca rce and higher on the I we ek and coffee is fractionally high- j Karely Kavv su : ; Among the great products tnat : are lower are butter and tea. ! Print cloths are out of the market at} old prices and southern cotton yarns have advanced. Wool Is still rather weak and the demand for spring weight men's goods is still disappoint ittg. 1 lie predicted anthracite coal miners' strike is almost the only unfa vorable feature of the industrial situ "i}", 11 ' , The iron and steel situation has not er. ! materially changed, and irregularity ; in demand and prices is still a fea tu re. Rather more talk Is heard of tin* influence of election uncertainties up on future trade and certainly some ad i ditional weakness Is felt at the leading ! P>K iron markets, while oti the other hand finished material Is more firmly hdd. Examples of this are atTorde 1 in the weaker tone of pig iron at Phifadel ! I ,hia 1111,1 at Birmingham and in the go at 50 cents advance anil 25,000 tons of plates have been placed at that city of firmer rates, while bars are active and higher. Wire products are report ed well cleaned up and stocks are llg.it. More is doing in bars at other western points. Hardware is in good demand and a good fall business is likely. The outlook as to steel rail prices Is unsettled, but lower quotations are looked for. placing of Bessemer pig on a $11 basis at Pittsburg, large sales of pig are noted at Chica On the other hand some Wheat (including flour) shipments for the week aggregate 4,665,982 bush els, against 3,685,290 bushels last week, 4,536,556 bushels the corresponding week of 1899, 3,685,290 bushels in 1898, 6,289,940 bushels In 1897, and 3,568,426 bushels in 1896. From July 1 to date tills season wheat exports aie 34,983,313 bushels, against 42,012795 bushels in 1898-99. Business failures In the United States for tlie week number 297. against 154 last week, 149 In the week a year ago, 113 in 1898, 169 In 1897, and 312 I u 1896. In Canada failures number 24, as , against 26 last week. 25 in this week a ! year ago, 20 in 1898, 36 inl897, and 41 ; in 1896. PORTLAND.—Wheat—Walla Walla, | 56(U57c; valley and bluestem, 594c60c. , TACOMA. — Wheat steady; blue stem, 69(he; port. club, 56 1 -jc, both for ex-i unite'« l*»|iulatl»n, \v a-liingtun, !*ept 111.—The census bu reau announces that the population of 1 Butte, Montana, i* 30,470, against to,723 in lxtio. an increase uf 19.747, or 189.16 |*'r cent. The population of Sacramento Califor ' 2, against 26,386 in 1*90, an f 2896, or 10.98 per j RM, I- - nt. increase 1'rlces Are lllgll. ! Johannesburg, Sept. 16, Friday. I'ro virion* are selling at famine price* here, j *ugar bringing 2 shillings and 6 pence a pound, and p'tk the same prii-e, wiiile matches are selling at 1 shilling per box. Other staple articles are proportionately dear, while many necessities are not ob tainablc at any price. HMliMliary I'rutrrtrd. London, 8ept. 19.—Tlierc was an un u*tiul gathering of uniform^«! police ari l ' Maitland Yard detective» at Kings Uri railroad station awaiting the airival of ' fa.rd Salisbury from his country seat. ^j d that 'since the premiers return t o Hatfield he has received an anonymous letter of a character which has led'to in It w* I I«rca.*«sl jsilice vigilan«^. ' A great stock company Is being form-! ed in New York and Philadelphia for the manufacture and distribution of artificial milk on a vast scale. I m Hi IHiHliSH ** », rsr H piot-tiding ut homntiiKKii t. All the , . . , . , ... .ul.ihle men have Uvn sent to tne iron lier. It is ex,«vied t!,.„ Hm Roman Lort bridge will be destroyed. There is con-"at "»**-'*»»*'** here, ko.nat.poort is a loan on the frontier ot the lianssual, and on the railroad "* 1"" u "'"'u T* ** """I zsjsrz saf ^ upauon uf V' * tlle i!,K ' r ' 0 from 1 oriugu.-we territory. wlurmloii ■>> Urrwani. N T l - l- 1 1 * ,r ' 1 H«l*> Hs re I-"" M.icli4dudnip. under date Deiiday, ,'«|.n-nil»i 17, ihul u few minor ■'Finnishes have taken place between the Driii-h tr.uips and the lie add» mat General Trench lias taken .m loco :mo!i\«"* s in uthliituu to Id huMmiotm » and muer rolling sloe* which lie took when he ...-upied Itarls-i tmi, N'ptcmlier la, ! and thaï General istephensmi wa» order I ed to occupy llclspruii during the alter I till noon of iSeptember 17. h a< to du IT BIG BATTLE IS REPORTED. I'Tslillnv Ttiuk l'ln«>e ut liiiort, on Trunsvuul Frontier, in ltonil flu l.iireiiso MnriiUei nru Felt There. homali -I neust* p< ies a uuM 1 m- able if taiitnln Metiulstun Dentl. to Washington, Sept. IS.—The war de partment has received information from General Ma- Arthur of the tragie j eii tti in the Philippines of Captain Charles McQuiston uf the Fourth Unit uU SLalt . a lufaulry , tUe re-ull ot a woluul of a prlvale Boldler< General Ma .. ArtUur - â fellows: -Charles McQulston, captain Fourth lJn|tP(1 states infantry, died at Mango none, Baeoor, Cavite province, 9:30 this Pvenlng from a gmiS |,ot wound caused by a prlvate 80 ldler. MeQuiston. In a fit of temporary insanity, attacked nn j n of the conipany and 8hot one or more and was shot himself in self-defense. Further partieulars when received." Vlilli* M Fn Iv I »ml Ike. Vancouver, H. S-pt 16.—A. Bauer, .1 mining engineer uf Uns cily j.mt ie turned from Dawwiii, s.iy» Unit, according (u tin- latest infumiutlnii in the gold coinini-MioniTK office at Ilia sun, royally will In* paid tins seas.in on $1(1, INSI.ms). The clean up «ill Is* $I!I,IMKJ,I*)U ■ Inst In-Ion- Bailer left 1 la «win encouraging reports came from Menait river placers, 2UO miles distant, and another exodus to pOMSC-SIUll ut that river lias Liken place, have Good reports 'unie from Little Salmon, I rum , which great results are coiihdcuily ex Aim-rii-uiis I U Flulil. Pekin, Sept. 14. A troop of American cavalrymen m-iiI to ait a* a convoy tor cattle surprised 300 iiiipeiuihst* on the 3rd They killed 30 and captured 120 ntl es. 1 lie enemy lied uorlh , ! ; at llie Temple Mi.ilio. aid. llie Boxer* recently attacked two com panies uf Russians w lio were guarding a railway working parly at the Mmtli Munpo station. Reinforcements succeed cd in dispel sing the attacking party. were wounded. As tins when albiika cil a punitive s sent to Lu r ii llie surruumling -I il» M 1.IIIS was not the lirst of tins force iiiulcr * oluliel I'n-tu hull with tuw IIS. ccasiuli nature have Ol del s tld. Ollll Acres *1 lo nil I liken. laiwistun, Idaho, Sept, cal land office Kail Marvin At the lo ll!. f St. Paul | t |a representing the Nurtliern Pacific railroad, h.i* lilt'd script un 3U IMI ai res of land | t | IP w | M i,. p| n e L it. , 1 he land is liM-uteil if the W ashingtun reek. tributary uu i.ul lli tui k ol tlie ( learvvuter, and adjoin* j,, , 8 si acre* recently eriior S olidd svmlicate of W I*« "||*IM •lipiMMi by the Gov I* slid lu re the land located today will be j I by the railroud to a lug east ern IiiiiiImt company and that other white pine deals uf greater magnitude are pend t ran*fcr j mg. Wash , Went Th ta«la H Trestle. Seattle, S-pt. 16.—A s[M'i-ial from Issa says: j Another trestle accident ha* happened oil tic Seattle 4 Intelnational r.iilr'sul. ! hen the engineer felt the way ! A log train bound for Seattle betw va* cross j ,,nJ l-'jIL ( ity tie*tle o|siie«l the throttle and broke away from the train, reaching solid ground in safety. I he train of logs is still standing upon the tiSleimg trestle and the whole structure I* expected to collapse at any moment. No one was hurt. ig a trestle Miis|ualiiiie Fall* en is-ninth him. He ; giving Ill«« I* I nip Udii. New Y»ik. Sept 16.—The black whirl wind, Imp, won tlie second special at Gravesend amidst the wildest enthusiasm with the Bnsiklvn and Miburlvan Handi cap winner, Kinley Mack, the mighty Fila4l«ert ami the p**l 3-year old Me Mcekin behind her. Ethelbert «as a hot I favorite at 7 to 10, w hile Imp was the outsider, closing at 7 to 1. of All the breweries in La Crosse, Wis., are about to form a trust with a capital I of $1,200 000. A t aiNKtaiine. lui*t lux ,...*«-ii its price, mi new eon tun I*. ■ .mI l.iiqu. tte* (<oniprc»>sed blocks) and «oki*. Tin» juice for «ike now > marks per inelrio hundredweight (110 ! pounds English), against 1.40 marks 12 I months ago, and as the syndicate can *ot I till more than about 60 per cent of the or dtrs German wholesale dealers in eoke Philadelphia, Sept. lti.—Should the anthracite coal miners' strike be of pro h nged duration it is possible that foreign cmmirie* wiii reel its effects as seriousiy a< they will l>e felt in this country, if not to a greater degree. The National Asso ciation of Manufacturers is almost daily receiving inquiries from abroad which in du ate how urgent is the demand in Eu rope for American coal. The letters are IT OUI coal merchants who want this coun cry's fuel to siqqjy their regular trade ami from bnsine men w ho see in the scarcity of coal uu the continent su op p< rtunily to engage in a profitable basi lic—. The National Association of Man ufacturcr» sends all communications of liif kind to mine operators and shippers, bringing buyer and seller promptly to gether. Wit li in the past few days inquir ies have been received from Dusseldorf, Taris, Glasgow, Berlin and Zurich regard ing llie prices und facilities for furnishing A.I lean eual. iS. VV. ilanauer, formerly a I'hiladiTpliiit manufacturer and at pres ent vice consul general of tlie United Males at Frankfort, Germany, writes as National Association of fellows to the 7<l.inuf ic liners. •' l'in* co.il famine In Germany continues before. The coal and g 2 12 and imluslnal works using it will h.iva lie balance from foreigll nil hough the price may be much to jn < o-ii r 1*111 Cl MINING NOTH». The tunnel on the Deeorah mine, In the Seven Devils, Idaho, has cut the vein. The vein was located by the dia mond drill and the tunnel has also al ready found the ore which It will fol low. over the tunnel when it snail have been over the crest of the hill, at the point where the tunnel has struck It Is 45 feet thick. There will t>e 2200 feet of ground The lode There Is considerable excitement at Welppe, Idaho, over a quartz discov ery near that place and a stampede Is The quartz earrles high Mr. Wells promised. values in gold und sliver, says a Wisconsin company has a man in that section buying all the tlmU^r land that can be obtained and that )ip 1ms already spent $50,000 for Um her land. A large sawmill Is to be erected at. the mouth of l.o La creek and will begin operations early next spring. The crosscut tunnel on the Headlight at Wallace, Idaho, is In 150 feet. It has already cut through the Little Chap vein, finding considerable galena In It. That vein lies from 300 to 400 feet south of the Standard and Mammoth vein, and has produced some ore In Mammoth ground directly east of the Headlight. Where the Headlight tun nel Is there was no depth. It having lieen found soon after the workmen were In solid ground, showing up there 75 feet between wails. The Blake brothers shipped a carload of ore from the Yankee group last week. This group of claims is on Big creek, south of the Polaris. It has been worked for years In a small way, mak ing occasional shipments. Ore shoota have lieen discovered on each of the three claims, ail with the same general characteristics. All are small, running but a few Inches in width of shipping ore, but It is the richest galena ever found In the Coeur d'Alenes. It yields about the average amount of lead and from 150 to 250 ounces of silver to the ton. The directors of the Amador at Wal l«n e, Idaho, are considering two pro positions for the erection of a concen trator on their property at Iron Moun tain. with the probability that one or (lie other will tie accepted, txdh lie rejected an air-compressor will be put up, and a concentrator be added' t |a little later, although It is probable that the entire plant will go In at the Should j same time and be ready to run by the The company al end of the year, j ready has 2000 tons of good copper Ort on the dump, whicrv nas tieen taken out in doing development work and It 1« calculated that there is enough copper In-it to pay for a concentrator of the size contemplated—one with a dally capacity of from 40 to 60 tone of crude ore. ! The Idaho Little Giant company at Warrens has purchased the five-stamp mill whii-h was formerly used on the p oornjan niine In F'lorence, and the ; mill will be running in its new loca tion by October 1. llHitilml Muirn Kill**«!. Berlin, tjept. 18.—An official dispatch from Miangliai aavs a German naval bat talion, accompanied by 40 Bengal lancers, captured and burned the town of Liang .September 11. A hundred Boxers were killed. The Chinese regular troop« oc cupying the place had previously fled. The German lu«* was one man killed and live wounded. Jrw.l ItrpiirtrS Killed. New York, Sept. 18.—It is rumored in Johannesburg that General Christian Ilewet, the Boer guerrilla, was killed on the 7th instant near Potchefstroosn. All doubts of Mr. Kruger'* iatii Hw« of proceeding to Europe are now at reet.