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TBI OFFICIAL AND LEADING FAFE1 OF GILLIAM COUNTY. JLSTZXtSTI2nTr3 Cr.CULATi: - CZ A?rr fAFia IN xzz cc:: :rr. ADVBHTtiM titll. CONDON iV rVIUtMM mil TKVM64T Iff ..$vAvf,ATTISON.... Jtalte ant rrtrUii, . - ..si tn ci . .M pt Ken) vhiiii eoiu (MWllUU.. Ml loale wlU telUrp4UM Man m oaaomrTiOM iitiii uKm faf UmrtM 14 I Mali Mt Um Ur MmMMMWMlJl SS afto. , LfJ MnMMMMi via t aa mm m atars M t fny Hsrini Him, tec it not I4 li I dMU., UMMlMMMl)lMWnmH s M II ll mOtllltS. ttMitlHM(MIMIHMMtHMHIH(INMUM if inonini.HiMiHMiiMti VOL. XI. CONDON, GILLIAM CO., OREGON, TIIUItSDAY, JANUABY 23, 1002. NO. 40. M MJ4 let Mm JS4rll li fciw GLOBE. CHAPTER 1. IVIow, great broad atretch of ocean, ratm death, lumlwrlng placidly b m tU the aim' hot ray; above, a aky of pnltFwt aauri, flecked Iht and there by dalniy m of K'ift, fleecy cloud; and., far Inland, a background of bltfb bllU, clothed with a tender folia, a very baby I Mom. jut burmtim Into tba falter life. Toward Hi wet tbe tree fire way a lltlli', letting a ral be een, Ibat like a atraltflii pnl ribbon run between the greenery for the nace of quite a mile or so, auit iiitii reaches the atuall tutting vll laijH Mhtre the almile folk of Ulowrln; lili'X toll from ouo year' end to (be other, mime in carclc Joy, aome in ceane lc Intinr, some, alait! In cruel weeping, liecauxe of tbow "who will never come bark to the town." Aloiu the white road, tbat gleuma thlratily in the burning amiahlue of tbl hut midday in June, a carriage ia crawl ing with quite an aggravating alowue an antiquated vehicle of a type now al most mikiiowii. but which once beyond doubt "rout tin it 't." The carriage, being an ou on.', tuablea tba people, aa It piiam-a through the village to f without undue trouble that the occupnnta of It are two girl; both very young, both alngular Ijr alike, thiiHgli lu ilialliirtly - dllTereot aijrlc. "It i li mni I li it!" aajra the younger girl, with a little quick motion of the hand toward the anecplng bay, and the awak ening tree, and the other glorlea of the laudNcaiie, "All charming, far better than I ever dared hoie for; and yet my ml ml tuUgWi'x me. Vera." Hie turn a brilliant glance on her aia ter, full of terrible Imtlnuatlon, and then laugh a' Utile. Tluu aulinated, ahe la a very pretty girl, half child, half woman, a fn.h a the morning, and with eye like utiirt. She lift one alender black gloved hand, and placing it beneath her aUter'a chin, turn her face gently to her. Kuril a beautiful face! Very like the Hnnte one bcaide It, yet unlike, too. There I n touch of andncM round the lovely Up, a mournful curve; Indeed, a thouglit fulne too great for her yeara la atamncd on eveiy feature. A lender, loving, yet atroug oul hlnc through the ear lie t eye, and when he amilea it la reluctant ly, a If vmile all bee life had been for bidden to her. " -.. "Oh! that remind me," aaid Mlaa Py aart. "I quite forgot to tell yoq. of It, but the day before we left Nice, Nell tiU'wart aaid that thla emwin tyou apeak of. If he doc exit at all, at all event loc not do it here." "Which menn?" "That either he won't, or can't, life with hi father. Can't, Nell rather led me to believe." "Can't It I. yon may be an re," aaya tha younger girl, retlely. "Fancy a fatJiet whoe n can't live with hiuit And yet, after all, virtuon aatonlahnient ou that acore I rather out of place who u. I can imagine just auch a father." "Well, never mind that," aaya Mlaa I)y anrt, haittlty. "Ye. Very good; let na then go from aire to uncle," aaya her alater with a lit tle shrug. "Do you think we (hall gain much by the change? Thla old relative of our Ih, perhapa, aa delightful aa we. rould wiah lilni, and yet I wlh father had Dot left u to hla ender mcrciea," "Do not dwell on thnt," aaya Vera, with nervou hate; "do not aeek for fault lu the inevitable. He la all that ia left ua. You know tha audden decision aroae out of a letter received by father from Uncle Gregory about a year ago. When father waawaa dying " She panaea abruptly, aud a tremor ahakea her lat word. The younger girl turns quickly to look at her. There la Infinite love and com position In her glance, bnt perhapa a little contempt, and certainly a little impa tience. "Do you know," she aaya, "It may aeem heortloHs positively coarse, If you will, bnt I do not think onr father waa a man to excite respect, much lewa love or regret, or 1 .'.! s "Oh! It la better not to speak like that,'! Interrupts Mi Dyaart, In a low, shocked tone, "Don't do it, darling. I know what you mean, but , "And I know that I shall never forgive or forget the life be led you," aaya Griael da, with a certain angry excitement. "Well, that la over!" aaya Mlaa Dyaart, with a quick sigh, heavily Indrawn. . "What waa thla vendetta, thla terrible lifelong quarrel that was kept up be tween him and father with auch monoton ous persistency?" "Tbat had to do with our grandfather's will. Papa waa the eldeat son, yet the property wns left to Uncle Gregory; and that for no reason at all. Naturally, pnpa was very angry about it, and accused Gregory of using undue Influence." '." "Just so, and of course there Is a good dear behind that you don't know. There always is; nobody ever tells quite every thing. And besides Ohl Oh, Vera! Oh! what haa happened?" ' Grisclda clutches in an agonised fashion at the leather side; of the craxy old chnriot, which hus toppled over to the . left aide nud stands In a decidedly dissi pated position. The ancient driver, pre sumably iiMlocpY luid let the horses wan der nt their own sweet will, and they be ing old and (floppy, too, the result was thnt they hnd dragged two of the wheels up on a steep bauk and nearly capsited the carriage. "Oh, . thank you," says Miss Dysart, leaning forward and addressing with earn est glance and heightened color the young man who had risen descended, perhaps, sounds plensanter and more orthodox like a good angel from somewhere-Mhe wood on their right, no doubt. A fishing roil. lying ou the rond where he had flung It when preparing for his Ignoble battle with those poor old horses, proclaims tne fact that he has been whipping the stream thnt glennis here and there brilliantly through the Interstices of the trees. ,"Oh, no,", says he, lifting his hat, "yon mustn't thank me. ' It was really nothing. Toot brutes, I think they were asleep; they- It Is hot. Isn't It?" This last be aaya hastily, as If ashamed of bis ani madversion oa the age of the aorry rattle la queatloa their hor.es, no doubt; and there la something wonderfully charming In the faint apologetic color tbat apring Into hi cheeks. A he finishes spesking he looks at Grisclda so bard tbat she feel It Incumbent on her to return bis glance and to say something. "We thought our last hour had come." she says, laughing softly, and looking at him a little shyly, but so prettily. "Hut for you, one cannot aay where we should be now." She bowa lo him, and so does her sis ter quite a graciously, and then the borae once more commence their snail like progress, grinding through the dusty road at the rate of three mile an hour. The little episode Is over; the young man cities hi oft hst more firmly on bis head, picks up hi rod, regard it anx iously to see tbat no harm ha come to It, and dlapper once more into the shelter of the cool wood. Half aa boor later Ibey are at the en trance gave of Oreyeoiirt. and practically at their Journey' end. Both girls, with an Involuntary movement, crane their neck out of the carriage to get a first glimpse at their future home, and then tarn a dismayed glance on each other. Anything more dreary, more unfriendly, yet withal grand In It desolation, could hardly be seen. "How .dark it I," aiys Urisdda, a nervoua thrill running through her, aa they move ouward beneath tbe shade of the mighty tree that clasp their arm lietwecn her aud the glorious sky thus blotting It out. A sudden turn brings them within view of the house. A beautiful old house ap parently, of red brick, toned by age to a duller ahade, with many gables, and over grown in part by trailing ivy, the leave of which now glisten brightly in the even ing aunshine. ' ' , The coachman, scrambling to the ground, bids them In a surly tone to alight. He is tired and cro, uo doubt, by the nmisual work of the day. And presently they find themnclve on the threshold of the open ball door, hardly knowing what to do next. The shambling figure of a man about seventy, apjteared presently from ome dusky doorwsr, he wave to tbem to enter the room, and, shutting tbe door again behind them with a sharp baste, leares them alone with their new relative, Gregory Dysart. . CHAPTER II. . Vera, going quickly forward, moves to ward an armchair at the upper end of the room in which a figure la scaled. She sees an old man, shrunken, enfeebled, with a face that la positively ghastly, be cause of its excessive pallor;- a living corpse, save for two eye that burn and gleam and glitter with an almost devilish brilliancy. "Bo you've come," he says, without making any attempt to rise from his chair. "Shut thst door, will you? What a Tile draught! And don't stand staring like that, it make me uervous." His voice- is cold, clear, freexing. It seeuis to the tired girls standing before him aa If a breath of ley air had suddenly fuliea into the hot and stifling room. "Vera, I presume," says Mr. Dysart, holding out his lithe white hand to permit her to press it. "And you are Grisclda? I need not ask what lunatic chose your name, as I was well acquainted with your mother many years ago." "I feel that I must think you at once, Uncle Gregory, for your kindness to us," say Miss Dysart, gravely, still standing. "Ay, ay. You acknowledge that," aays he, quickly. "I have been your best friend, after all, eh?" "You have given na a home," continues Miss Dyaart, in tonea that tremble a lit tle. "But for you " "Yea, yeago on," lie thrust out hbj old miserly face at If atbtrst for further words. "But for me you would "both have been cast upon the world's highway, to live or die as chance dictated. To me, to me you are Indebted for everything. You owe me much. Each day you live you shall owe me more. I have befriend ed you; I have been the means of saving you rrom starvation. ' . , If ao corpse-like a face could show signs of excitement it shows it now, as he seeks to prove by word and gesture that he is their benefactor to an unlimited extent. The hateful emotion he betrays raises in Griselda's breast feelings of repugnance and disgust. "I have consented , to adopt, you," he goes on presently, his cold voice now cut ting like a knife. "But do not expect much from me. ' It la well to come to a proper understanding at the start, and so save future argument. Honesty has made me poor. - You have been, I hear, accustomed to lead a useless, luxurious existence. Your father all his life kept up a most extravagant menage, aud, dying, left you paupers." He almost hisses put the last cruel word. GrUelda starts to her feet. VThe honesty of which you boast Is not everything," she aays, In a burning tone. "Let tue remind you that courtesy, too, has its claims upon you." ., ' ' "Una! The Word pauper Is unpleasing. It seems," says he, unmoved. "Before we 'quit this pointy however, one last word. You are beneath my roof; ,1 shall expect" you to conform to my rules. I see no one. I permit no one to enter my doors save my sou. I will not have people spying out the nakedness of the land, and specu lating over what they are pleased to Call my eccentricities. . They will have me rich, but I am poor, poor, I tell you. . Al ways remember that."' , , Griselda's features having settled them selves Into a rather alarming expression, Misa Dysart hurriedly breaks into the conversation. ,;, "If you will permit us," she says, faint ly, "we should like to go to our rooms, to rest a little. Jt has been a long journey." .Her uncle turns and touches the bell near htm, and Immediately, so immedi ately aa to lugyeat the idea that ahe h'a been applying her ear te the keyfaole, woman enter. , '. , ' "You are singularly prompt," he ssya, with a lowrlng giaoc and a aneer. "Tula la Mr. Grunch," turning to Vera, "my bouiekecper. She will see to your want. Gruueh, take these young ladles away. My nerve." with a shudder, "are all un strung to the last pitch." . Tbu unceremoniously dismissed, Miss Dyssrt follows tbe housekeeper from fbe room, Grisclda having preceded her, Through tbe huge dark ball and op tbe wide, moldy staircase they follow their guide, noting as they do ao tbe decay thst marks everything around. ' She fling wide a door for the girls to enter, and then abruptly departs without offering them word or glance. They are thankful to be tbns left atone, and In voluntarily taud still and gaze at each other. Vera la very pale, and her breath I coming rather fitfully from between her parted lip. . "He look dying," abe ssya, at last, spesking with a heavy sigh, and going nearer to Grisclda, as It unconsciously seeking a closer companionship. "Did you ever see anch a face? Don't yoa think he I djiug?" "Who can tell?" says GrUelda. "I might think it, perhaps, bnt for hla eyes. They" he shudder "they look a If they couldn't die. What terrible eyes they are! and what a vile old man alto gether! Good heavens', how did be dare so to insult u! I told you, Vera" with rising excitement "I warned yoa that our coming here would be only for evil." A moment Inter a knock comes to tbe door. - "Will you be, pleased to come down stair or to have your tea here?" de maud the harsh voice of tbe housekeep er from tbe threshold. "Here" is on Vera' Hp, but Grisclda, tbe bold, circumvent ber. "Down stairs," he say, coldly, "when we get some hot water, and when you send a mid to help u to unpack our trunk." "There are no maid in this house," replies Mr. Grunch, sullenly. "You must either attend to each other or let me help you." "Xo maid!" ssys Griselds. "Xone," briefly. "And my room? Oh is this mine, or Ml Dysart'?" "Both your and Mis Dysart'; sorry if it ain't big enough," with a derisive glani-e round the huge, bare chamber. "You mean, we are to have but one room between us?" "Just that, mis. Neither more nor less. And good enough, too, for those as " "In-ave the rooru," saya Grisclda, with a sudden, sharp intonation, ao unexpect ed, so withering, that the womau, after a surprised stare, turns and wlthdrawa. CHAPTER III. A few days luter the girls are sitting in the garden. It is a beautiful day. Even through the eternal shadow that encompass the gsrden, and past the thick yew hedge, the hot beams of tbe sun arc stealing, "A day for gods and goddee." cries Grisclda, springing suddenly to her feet, and flinging far from ber on the green sward tbe mosty volume she bad purloin ed from the mustier library about an hour ago. "Perhapa I'll never come back. The spirit of adventure ia full upon me, and who knows what demons inhabit that uo knowu wood? So, fare thee well, sweet, my love! and when you see me, expect me." She presses a sentimental kiss up on her sister's brow, averring that a "brow" is the only applicable part of her for auch a solemn occasion, and ruaa lightly down toward the hedge. She runs through one of the openings in the hedge, crosses the graveled path, and, mounting the parapet, looks over to examine the other side of the wall on which ahe stands, after which she com mences ber descent One little foot she slips Into a convenient hole in it, and then the other into a hole lower down, and ao ou and on, until the six feet of wall are conquered and she reaches terra firma, aud finds nothing between her and the desired cool of the lovely woods. With a merry heart ahe plungea into the dark, sweetly scented home of the giant trees, with a green, soft pathway under her foot, and, though ahe knows It not, her world before her. It is an entrancing hour. She has stop ped short in the middle of a broad, green space encompassed by high hills, though with an opening toward the west, when this uncomfortable conviction grows clear to her that ahe is lost. She is not of the nervous order, however, and keeping a good heart looks hopefully around her. Far away over there, in the distance, stands a figure lightly lined against the massive trunk of a sycamore, that most unmistakably declares itself to be a man. His back Is turned to her, and he ia bend ing over something, and, so far as ahe can judge thus remote from him, hla-clothing is considerably the worsevfor wear. A gamekeeper, perhaps, or a well, some thing or other of that sort. At all events tbe sight ia welcome as the early dew. . (To be contlnued.l ; . Xo Poet. To lenru pootry "for repetition," 1 doubtless a means of cultivating a knowledge of literature, but schoolboys sometimes regard the authors of poems learned as taskmasters and personal enemies. This view Is amusingly ex pressed in a letter which waa found among the papers of the venerable German poet Gelbel. It was written to him by some schoolboys of Lubeck, and Is signed "Karl Beckmann, II. Klasse." The letter Is printed In Lit erature. After stating that two boys had been flogged because they could not learu Herr Gelbel's "Hope of Spring," the letter rends as follows: We suppose you did not think of such things when you, wrote the poem. The Herr Iehrer says it Is a very beautiful poem, but there are so many very beau tiful poems and we are obliged to learn them. Therefore we beg and entreat you, esteemed Herr Gelbel, make no mora beautiful poems. And to make It worse w have to learn Iho biog raphy of every poet, what year he was born In, and what year he died In. We write to you because you are the only poet still living, and we wish you a very long life. Senator Mark Ilanna wears as a watch charm a gold, nugget which Is worth several hundred dollars. It waa presented to him by a number of Meth odist friends who reside lo Cleveland, Ohlo.i , EXTEND THE KOAD COLUMBIA SOUTHERN WILL BUILD 100 MILES THIS YEAR. Additional CapHal Stock for One Million DeJtart For Branch to Athwood ad PriMvffl AIM ExUftuee) Maia Una From Shanlke f Bens' la Souther Ore foa Engineers Now la the Field. Portland, Jan. 15. E. E. Lytie, May Enrlgbt and E. It. Deyoe have filed articles of Incorporation of the Columbia Southern Railway Exten sion Company. The object is to build an eiteaaloc of the Columbia Southern Kail way from Sbanlko lo 7 ( " i- ; 4 x ... : , .,; v -.' E.E.LYTLE. . President Lytle, of the Columbia Southern railroad, which is about to extend its line 100 miles further south Into central Oregon, was born In Pennsylvania in 1861; He learned the railroad business with the Pennsylvania railroad, and came to Oregon in 1889. He was agent for the O. R. & N. Co. at Touchet, Hood River and The Dalles until 1897, when he took a leading part In organization of the Columbia Southern rail road company, and he has been at the head of that corporation ever Bince. ' Seventy miles of road are now under operation, and it is the most profitable line in Oregon, considering the mileage. Bend, a distance of about 100 miles, with branches to Ashwood and Prine ville. The amount of the capital stock authorized Is $1,000,000. - The extension will consist of, first. a line from the present terminus of the Columbia Southern at Shaniko m a general southerly direction, cross ing Trout Creek and Crooked River, to a point on the Deschutes River, at or near Bend postofnee in Crook County: second, a branch up Trout Creek, via the Oregon King mine, to a point at or near Ashwood postoffice; third, a branch up the valley of Crook ed River to Prineville. ' Engineers Now la Field, i,. The incorporators are officers of the Columbia Southern Company, Mr. Ly tle being president. Miss Enright secretary, and Mr. Deyoe auditor or the old corporation. J The whole pro perty will be' practically one line from Biggs to Bend. The route has been reconnoltered, but the definite location has not. yet been. made. This work is now in progress, engi neers having been in the field for some days. .V No Hope of Saving Austrian Miners. Breux, Austria, Jan. 17. The. water in the Jupiter mine, which was sud denly flooded January ; 14, when the escape of 43 men, including the mana ger of the mine and two superintend ents, was cut off, does not subside, and hope , of savingTthe men has been abandoned.' The disaster ' was due to the overflowing of the River Bila near the mine. Precautions to prevent the flooding of the mine were' taken too late. One engineer was raved. Sub sequently nine men courageously went into the mine a second time, and never returned. Thirty-one of the victims were married. Recolnage ol Hawaiian Silver, Washington, Jan. 18. The bill for the recoinage of the silver coin age of Hawaii, introduced by Repre sentative Kill, of Connecticut, was to day favorably acted upon, by the House committee on coinage, weights and measures. There is about $975,000 of silver circulating in Hawaii, most of it in silver dollars. . , ; Federal Building at Evaiuton. i ' Washington, Jan. 20. The Senate committee on public buildings and grounds has authorized a favorably report on the bill for $100,000 for a Government building at Evanston, Wyo. . Government Ownership of Telegraph. Washington, Jan. 18. Senator Harris today Introduced a bill provid ing for the Government ownership of the telegraph lines of the United States. , ' President E. E. Lytlo aaya the fil ing of these Incorporation articles means the building of the extension at once. Construction will be begun aa soon aa the weather In that region la suitable, and the line will be put through to completion this year nnlesa some unexpected obstacle snail oe found. It is aaid not to be a difficult country to build In. Great Resource of Territory. For a year or two work has been in progress toward opening the agricul tural, timber and mineral resources of tbe region to be penetrated by the proposed extension of the Columbia Southern. Irrigation companies have been In the field and have extensive reclamation projects under way. Lumbermen from Wisconsin, Minne sota, Michigan and Iowa have acquir ed large tracts of pine' timber along the Deschutes in Crook County, and are ready to erect saw mills the mi a- ute there shall be transportation for the product Three Eastern com panies own 44,000 acres covered with yellow pine, all accessible from the proposed extension. Mining develop ment in the vicinity of Ashwood, a new town on Trout Creek, has reach ed a stage that demands transporta tion facilities. ' Portland Will Be Benefited, v Portland trade field will be greatly extended by the construction of the proposed extension. A considerable part of Lake and Klamath Counties which now have their commercial re lations with San Frauctsco will fin! It easier to reach Portland after the road to Bend shall have been com pleted. A wider extent of country will be drained this way, and its rap Id development will amount to open ing a new empire at our door. Fur ther extensions of this railroad are contemplated, ' one prong to go to Lakeview and, another to Burns. Those may come next year. Then in terior Oregon will be fairly supplied with transportation lines that will tend to bind Oregon together rather than tear it In parts. Population of Canada. , Ottawa, Ont., Jan. 17. The popula tion of Canada was ofEcially announced by the census department today It is shown by the census of 1901 to be 5,360,666, an increase of 536,425 for the decade. The representation in the house of commons will be reduced from 213 to 210 members. The Yukon will be granted one member, British Colum bia one additional member, the North west Territory two, and Manitoba three, making an increase of seven. Ontario will lose six members and the maritime provinces four, making a total loss of 10 members, which, with a gain of seven in the Dominion, will make a net loss of three. : Bad Fire In Los Angeles. , Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 17. The Rees & Wirsching block waa almost totally destroyed by fire today, together with the saddlery establishment of Hayden & Lewis and a coffee and spice house. The loss is estimated at $150, 000; well insured. . A Legislative Indorsement. Jackson, Miss., Jan. 17. Both houses of the legislature today unani mously adopted a resolution declaring Rear Admiral Schley to be the rightful hero of the battle of Santiago, and "en titled to the unfailing gratitude of his country." The resolution indorses the report of Admiral Dewey in the Schley court of inquiry and condemns the majority report of the members consti tuting the court. Schley is also cor dially invited to visit Jackson. NEWS OF THE STATE TEM3 OF INTEREST FROM ALL PARTS OF OREGON. Commercial and Financial Msppeninjs of Inv portance A Brief Review of the Growth and Improvements of the Many InduMriu Throoghoot Our Thriving CwamonwealUi Latest Harfcct Report The total indebtedness of AI isbany $11,731.17. A syndicate lias commenced boring lor oil near Vale. - ' Intercut in Josephine county mine continues unabated. The Concord mine, one of the richest in Eastern Oregon, baa been sold lor 1300,000. ; . The expenses for 1901 of Clackamas county, not including roads, were near ly $70,000. Articles of incorporation have been filed for the erection and operation of a new sawmill at Astoria. Baker City chamber of commerce baa adopted resolutions favoring the open ing of the Lpper Columbia. , At the end of the lant Quarter . there were 10 more convicts in the state pen itentiary than at the beginning. Buyers are offering to contract the 1902 hop crop at 11 cents. This is (lightly higher than the first offers for the 1901 crop. Tbe farmers of Eastern Oregon are fearful that the present fair weather will make a wheat shortage next year. Miners also would like to see snow, The voters of Albany school district have ordered the erection of another school building in that city to accom modate the increased number of chu dren. ...... ' Philomath is to have an opera house. Total tax levy for Josephine county has been fixed at 32 mills. Hop growers around Salem refuse to sell their crops for less than 12 cents per pound. A local company has been organized for the purpose of boring for oil near Monmouth. The 1901 assessment roll of the state shows an increase in property valua tions of f 4,000,000. Pendleton's city council has dis missed the chief of police and citv re corder for corruption. ,, Active operations will be commenced at Baker City in the near future of the beautifying of the city parks. The new Catholic church at Hills- boro, with a seating capacity of 1,000, has been formally dedicated. The Uncle Sam Mininz and Milling Company, of Blue river, is making ex tensive repairs to us property. Calapooia school district ia consider ing means for raising money with which to erect a new school building. ,: The Dublic schools and chnrchps of Coquille City have been closed on ac count to tne number oi cases of small pox in the city. The Badger Mining Company, of Susanville, expects to install a reduc tion plant on its property in the near future. The plant will involve an out lay of 100,000. Portland Markets., Wheat Walla Walla,' 69 60c; blue stem, 61c; valley, 59 60c. Barley Feed, $17017.50; brewing, $17.5018 per ton. Oats No. 1 white, "$1L10; gray, 95c$l. Flour Best grades, $2.703.30 per barrel; graham, $2.50. MillstufTs Bran, $17 per ton; mid dlings, $20; shorts, $18; chops, $17. Hay Timothy. $1112; clover. $7 7.50; .Oregon wild hay, $5g6 per ton. Mutton Lambs, 33c, gross; dressed, 6c per pound; sheep, weth ers, 33c, gross; dressed, 66c per pound; ewes, 33c, gross; dressed, 66V&c per pound. Hogs Gross, 6c; dressed, 66c per pound. . - Veal 8 9c per pound. , , Beef -Gross, cows, , 3&c; steers, 3V44c; dressed, 37c per pound. , Butter Creamery, 2527c per pound; dairy, 1820c; store, 12 15c. ' . ..... , Eggs 2022c for cold storage; 2225c for Eastern; 2830c for fresh Oregon.; Poultry Chickens, mixed, $2.503; hens, $3.504; 89c per pound; springs, 9l0c per pound, $2.503 per dozen; ducks, $5g6 for young; geese, $6.507.50 per dozen; turkeys, live, ll12c; dressed, 13(g14c per pound. Cheese Full cream, twins, 13 Mse; Young America, 1415c. Potatoes Best Burbanks, 85c$U0 per cental; ordinary, 7080c. ; Hops 8 10c per pound. Wool Valley, ll14c; Eastern Or egon, 812c; mohair, 2121c per pound. - , Senator Clark bought 66 painting3 in Vienna for $320,000. . Three children of Jacque Mondry, aged 10, 7 and 3 years, were burned to death in their home at Buffalo. N. Y The mother and a two-days-old baby were rescued. The First National Bank of New York has declared a semi-annual divi dend of 10 per cent on its increased capital stock of $10,000,000. This makes a total of $21,310,000 which the bank has distributed among its stock holders since 1883. , ;' SCHLEY CASE IN CONCRESS. Demand lor Copies of Teilirhony Profcubi!. ity ol Action.-' Washington, Jan. 18. Secretary Long baa written to the naval com mittee of tbe House stating tbat be had received many requests from libraries and other quarters for copies of the testimony in the Schley case. Mr. Long says this demand cannot be met unless Congress decides to print the testimony, and he suggested an edition of 600 copies for the Navy De partment and a further edition for Senators and Representatives. Tbe letter has been referred to Representa tive Heatwole, of Minnesota,, chah man of the printing committee. " Representative Watson, of Intliarai, chairman of, the committee havlBr charge of the Schley bills and resolu tions, said today there ia no purpose on his part to avoid consideration of the measures. . He expressed the Presidential view that It is inadvisaMe for Congress to go Into the question, but since these measures were re ferred to his committee, the'y would be acted upon on their merits. Mr. Watson said the committee feels' that the members of the Maryland delega tion and other friends of Admiral Schley first should reach an agreement as to what particular measure they want the committee to consider, as it would be Impossible to go into ail of the different plans proposed. More over, said Mr. Watson, it would be . difficult for the committee to . take intelligent action until it has access to the testimony taken by the couit of Inquiry, as it hardly would1 feel warranted in forming conclusions on the individual opinions of members unsupported . by any knowledge of the testimony, except what is gathered from fragmentary publications on tho subject.. ,:.......,. .... JACK WADE CONFESSES. Say He Fired Fatal Shot Declared Shoot ing Was Accidental , , Portland,, Jan. 1 18. Jack Wade confessed yesterday that he fired the shot that killed James B. Morrow. The confession was voluntary and complete and exonerates Dalton so far as firing the shot is concerned. WJiile Wade .admits his. guilt In this regard, he says the killing was acci dental, and that he had no intention of shooting Morrow or any one else. Otherwise the stories of the Jtwo men taliy fairly welL Wade his signed a written statement in which he admits he was the man who fired the shot, and says in this confession that he thinks it would be wrong to keep it back any longer. He asked for nothing and was promised nothing when he made his confession, doing it simply as a mat ter of justice to Dalton.; This is the confession, transcribed by Mr. Veazie, Dalton's attorney, who took the confession, read to Wade and then signed by him, after the at torneys had heard him tell his story: "I have known all along that there was no chance for me, and I have wanted to see Dalton punished too, because he gave us both away.' But I have thought It over and concluded it is right for me. to tell the truth. I fired the shot, but I did it accidentally. I did not want to kill Morrow nor anybody, and would not have done it intentionally, even to save myself. I tope this will save Dalton. I am do ing this because it Is right, and not because I am afraid to die. I can't see anything in it for me. "All is true. JACK WADE." TEN WERE KILLED. Explosion in a Coal Mine Leaves None to , Tell the Tale. . South McAlisten, I. T., Jan 16. Ten miners lost their lives in the ex plosion yesterday evening in mine No. 9 of the Milby & Dow Mining Com pany at Dow, I. T. The ten men who lost their lives were the only persons in the pit, and none were left to tell the story. All the bodies were recovered, and as none was burned, the conclusion is that death was due to afterdamp. Tha explosion did not injure the shaft, which is a new one, and the fire that followed was put out before It did much damage. The sound df .the ex plosion was heard plainly above ground, and . rescuers were at work promptly. The explosion occurred at a depth of 240: feet. The" condition of the mine indicated that the men might have made their escape. The bodies were-found within 8 compara tively small raidus. Most of the vic tims were men of families. . 'v . Will Develop Western Mines.-; Dover, Del., Jan. '20.--The Western Mining Development Company, of Philadelphia, with a capital Qf $1,500, 000 to acquire mines and mining rights in Wyoming and Utah, and to develop the same, was incorporated here to day. .., " ;'" ; More Men Needed inthe Navjv St, Louis, Jan. 16. Rear-Admiral Crowninshield, Chief of the - Bureau of Navigation, who was before the House naval committee today, polnt edout the urgent necessity for an in crease of men and officers In onlec properly to man the new ships. He advocated an increase of the enlisted force of at least 3000, and discussed with the committee plans to increase the number of cadets at the academy.