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THE DAI.LKS, WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21), 181)1.
BRANCH ASYLUM CASE
Siipn iiie Court llcvcrses tlu
Ol'IMOX BY JlBf.E WOLVEKTOX,
U tin :ulller the Ctmatltu-
thiiial FiturW"'aui ttamanried
for Further frm-eeillng.
Sai i:m, Or., Out. 10. In the supreme
rmirt this morning the case of tliu state
u( Oregon ex rul A. C. Taylor, respoud
ent, vs. Sylvester Pitnnoyer et ul, ap
) I u ri t , appeal from Marion enmity,
judircnt 'H reversed unci tin cane re
inuniii'il for further proceedings. The
opinion of '''olverton in this cam wuh
that tlio ln:i- n of the lower court was
based upon a., objection made by the
defendant lliut lim roiiipluint docs not
mutt' facts tudicicnt to call into requisi
lion tlx- rostaining powers of the court of
equity. Tti court bold that it will nut
consider the grave constitutional ques
tion until they ure presented with facta
otherwise shewing cause of null. The
questions presented tire bold to be in
effect tbe name as presented in the ca
uf Sherman vs. Hollows, involving ti.i
loratioii and erection of the soldier's
biiine at Itoseburg, and tbe holding of
tbi court approve! that decision. Tbe
decision sustains tbe demurrer to tbe
complaint and tbe cause is remanded to
tbe court iielow w ith directions to sus
taiu tbe demurrer and take such action
then km may seem proper. Thin in the
Kustern Oregon branch asylum injunc
.lu.lcr l.nril Talk Mllvar.
Sax Fkancihco, Oct. Hi. Judge Will- !
iaiii P. Lord, governor-elect of Oregon,
is a guest at the Palace hotel with his
wife. Judge 1-ord and his wife exect to
remain in the city a few days, and will
then leave for the East on a pleasure
trip, going by way of Ienver and St.
Louis to Delaware, where Judge Lord
will spend some time with his parents.
"There in a growing sentiment in
favor of the free coiuage of silver, said i . , , , , .
, , . , . , . ... , entadds: "There is no less cause lor
Judge lAira, in sneaking ol the political .... . i. i.i i,
. , ' ... i i anxiety than a fortnight since, although
situation in Gregon at tbe Palace last j , . ..
, . , , ! the czar sutlers less from vomiting ana
evening. "That is only among the uie itliuiedi8t removal
masses, however, and not I ruhl ,jlvlai, wonld U,tlt.f,cial in one
commercial clusses. The way in which , . i .
,, , . 3 . , sense, but tbe czur a weakness has in
t hut subject was handled in our platform I . ,,
, , . , ... , ..... i (-.reused.
nail coiiHiiierauie to uo wiin ios success .
of our ticket. I find that the people of
Gregon attribute the industrial difficul
ties, the decline in the price of products
and tbe depreciation of property values
to the demonetization of silver, and they
believe there will be no return of pros
nerity until silver ii remonetixcil and
placed on an equality with gold. How
that is to be brought aliout is tbe subject
of dispute between the political parties.
They are all, practically, lii-iuutulists,
hnt the question of whetbersilver should
lie restored through national legislation
or by an international agreement is the
question on which the argument hinges.
The jKipuiista are after the free and un
limited coinage of silver. The com
mercial classes are bimetulists, but only
in tbe sense that they believe silver
should be restored through an inter
national agreement. They will never
come, In my opinion. Kngland would
never ugree to it. Tbe republicans de
clared themselves lu favor of the restor
ation of silver through national legisla
tion. That plank In our platform was
one of the causes of the big republican
victory in Oregou."
I'rlui aH Allx'a KellBlon.
l'.Kiu.iN, Oct. 16. The Kreuse .eitung
says Princes! Alix of Hesse bus obtained
concessions from the Uusaian holy
synod such hi no princess in a like posi
tion ever before secured In embracing
the orthodox faith. The princess will
not declare her former religion accursed,
nor state her conversion Is due to the
conviction that truth lies not with her
own, but w ith the Russian church. It
is added the holy synod will be satisfied
with a simple declaration if the princess
joint the Greek cbnrch to be of the same
religion as her future husband.
Kranoa and MariaaiMia.i-
I'arIh, Oct. 10. Le Matin urges the
government to immediately proclaim an
enforced blockade of Madagascar port!,
and calls upon the minister of foreign
afTuiri to fix the date. A nimuber of the
chamber of deputies has prepared an in
terpellation urging an immediate do
declaration of war against Madagascar,
and providing for the sending to the
island of 12,(H)0 fresh troops.
T I'rotant the ir.
CoiiKf, Oct. 111. The Greek govern
ment of Corfu are taking measure! for
tbe safety of the czar. Police are care
hilly watching all stranger! nt Corfu,
and ull nrrivala will be required to give
a Rood account of themselves. Tbe cha
teau of the king of Greece is being placed
In thorough order for the use of thezar.
Several Russian officials have already
arrived here. Others are expected.
Police precautions will include a patrol
of the nhoreg of tbe w hole island to pre
vent the landing of unauthorized strang
ers. Anil Teiuiiianyltee Indorie Hill.
Nkw Yoiik, Oct. 17. A conference
was belli at democratic headquarters to
day between John Boyd Thatcher. Grace
and othen In regard to placing Hill's
' name at tbe bead of the Grace ticket.
N. Straus, Tammanv candidate for
mayor, objected to Hill's allowing tbe
Grace men to bead their ticket with bis
name. After tbe conference today it
was said tbe regular state ticket will
bead the Grace democratic local ticket.
After the meeting Grace said: "We
shall strain every effort to secure Hill's
Ill AttHi-k uMhe Kaltlrn.
London, Get. 1(1. A dispatch received
today by the fall Mall Gazette, from
Johannesburg, conlirms the licuter dis
patches in regard to tbe attacks recently
made upon the Portuguese town of
Lourenzo Marques. Delagoa bay,
Southeast Africa. Nine I'ottuguese sol
diers and two w hite women were killed
in the attack Sunday. The Portuguese
declined the offer of tbe Transvaal re
public to send fiOO Boers to the assist
ance of Lourenzo Marquez, believing it
might not be easy to dislodge tbe Boers.
A Rig Itatlla Reported.
TiKN-Tsis, Oct, IS. A dispatch from
I'ort Arthur, dated October 10, states
that tbe Japanese have abandoned
Thornton haven and proceeded to Ping
Yang inlet, which they are strongly for
tifying. It is reported in native circles
here (hat a big buttle had been fought
between Chinese aud Japanese forces
north of the Y'alu river Monday, October
15. No details are obtainable. Tbe
Chinese authorities claim not to have
any knowledge of such a battle.
His WRknM Increased.
London, Oct. 18. A correspondent of
the British Medical Journal telegraphing
from Lividia, says he has seen two of
tliMffvur'a fill vaif.itttiQ Tli crirrpannnd-
Am.tlifr Uladntitna Wtory.
London, Oct. 1. The World pub
lishes a story stating that Gladstone's
retirement from active jKilitical lite was
for tbe purpose of taking holy orders,
and that if he retains his health and re
gains his eyesight, lie is likely to be or
dained in 18W5. Gladstone denies tbe
I HI Vraiiilfathcr' Monument.
Weihiiakicn, Prussia, Oct. lti. Km
peror William will today unveil the
monument erected here to the memory
of bis grandfather, Kmperor William I,
and this evening it is expected lie will
formally opeu tbe new theater erected
by the town and subsidized by his ma
jesty. Auothnr Htronchold.
Shanghai, Oct. 16. It is reported
that Port Arthur, the Chinese strong
hold, w here the Chinese fleet has been
recruiting since tbe battle of the Y'alu
river, has been captured by the Jap
anese. The Japanese I'arllament.
London, Oct. 16. A Yokohama dis
patch say! a large number of Chinese
prisoners have arrived there.
The Japanese parliament met at Hiro
Mi Klnley on His TraeU.
Dayton, O., Oct. 17. McKinley ar
rived in this city today from Foetoria.
Great enthusiasm was manifested dur
ing the entire trip at all station! along
Mrs. Caller What is the name of your
new servant? Mn. Wifey We call her
"lilisa." Mn. Calley Why? Mn.
Wifey Bocause ignorance ia bliss.
Politics are full of uncertaintiea. To
day a man is on the stump and next
week he may be all up a tree. Boston
Jillson says tbe Baconian theory would
doubtless tind fewer believers if there
were not so many ham acton trying to
do Shakespeare. Buffalo courier.
Culler I wonder if I can see your
mother, little boy? Is sho engaged?
Little boy Engaged? Whatcher givin'
us ! She'! married. Boston Transcript.
In abandoning tbe stage will John L.
Sullivan give up his mellow dramas?
New York World.
The Disappearance of Joint
WEALTHY BACHELOK AM) FARMER
He Was I.at Keen in ICaat Tortlanil on
Monday-Tlie Cane la Now Itelnt;
There is another mysterious disap
pearance in Portland. This time it is
that of a well known, rich, respectable
farmer, John E. Overton. The circum
stances under which he has disappeared
indicate m 08 1 plausibly toul play. There
ia good reason to believo that unless
John E. Overton turns up within 24 hours
w ith a most peculiar story of hi! ab
sence the unraveling of the mystery of
tbe old man's fate will add another to
the long list of inexplicable disappear
ances and murders in ttiis city. At tbe
outset it is known Overton lias enemies
and tbe first suspicion settles upon them
if they can be found.
John K. Overton is well know n almost
all over East Portland. He is a wealthy
man, and owns a finely improved and
valuable farm 12 miles east of this city,
on the Base Line road, at tbe intersec
tion of the road to Fairview. He is an
old bachelor, lives alone in his house,
and, contrary to tbe usual kind of such
fieople who live in solitude, and some
limes in miserableness, Overton ia not
eccentric or remarkable in anyway. He
has many friends, and his neighbors
look upon him as a most upright and
trustworthy citizen. He has no kindred
Last Monday morning Overton left his
home and started for East Portland with
a load of baled hay. He has not been
seen aince'between 2 and 3 o'clock on
that afternoon. What has become of
tbe wagon, tbe horses the load of hay
are only a few of the questions being
asked by tbe missing man's friends,
who today instituted a search for him
and enlisted the aid of tbe officers of the
It is known that Overton left his house
and started for town at 6 a. in. He was
seen near Montavilla by a couple of resi
dents. One of them was Mr. Sam Bliss.
The next place he was seen waa at the
canning factory at East Seventh and
Belmont street!. Thii was lietween 2
and 3 o'clock in tbe afternoon. No one
remember! whether lie came to the can
ning establishment or not. Mr. Over
ton's business at the factory was to Bee
about a balance due him on a quantity
of fruit and produce sold there a short
time previous. Manager Holcomb, of
the cannery, saw Overton a few mo
ments. There was nothing strange in
When Overton comes to East Portland
he always puts up at the Lyons stables,
where everybody has known him for
years. This time, however, lie did not
II IS IIOl'XK KOIIRKU.
It is a singular fact that Overton's
house has been robbed literally emp
tied since his disappearance. This
robbery seems to be evidence strong
enough in itself to substantiate tbe be
lief that foul play has been done.
Tbe discovery of tbe robbery was made
yesterday. Overton's only hired help is
a man by tbe name of Palmer, tbe son of
a neighboring farmer. Palmer has been
working for Overton for some time. He
lives with his family some distance
When Overton left home he told his
man about some unimportant work to be
done for that day. He would return in
the afternoon, and the sheep should be
kept penned up until hii return.
Palmer went about his work as in
structed, and after his day's labor went
home. Next morning he was surprised
to find that Mr. Overton had not re
turned. Palmer attended to the live
stock, and later in the day he went over
to Mr. Joseph Engless' and Mr. John
Couley'f, Overton's nearest neighbors.
Palmer remarked his surprise that his
employer had not come back from town.
Mr. Conley said that perhaps something
had occurred to detain him, and that he
would be back that day (Tuesday). As
the day passed and nothing wa! seen of
Overton, Mr. Engless and Mr. Conley
felt a little curious. Last evening
Palmer had occasion to go into the house
lor something. There he made the dis
covery that it had been broken into and
robbed of neorly all tbe clothes and val
uables. Conley and Engless were called
and together with the hired man they
inspected the house. Apparently tbe
burglars had taken everything likely to
be of any use or value. Most of the bed
clothes wero gone; a trunk had buenlTlip JJITPI'' ) I PT fAVPi
rifled of everything it contain J ; Over- j J I J I J H l( 1 X 1 llUAfci
ton a clothes were gone, and the thieves
had aearched every nook and cranny of . 1
4-leveland and Have Hill.
Xiw Vohk, Oct. 17. The Herald's
Washington special say! : "There is no
longer much doubt on the part of the
democratic campaign managers here in
regard to the attitude Mr. Cleveland
will assume toward the state campaign
in New York. The announcement made
on the authority of one of the members
of tbe president's political household
that he would register in New York and
would vote the Hill ticket for governor
is construed as settling the question as
far aa any one except Mr. Cleveland
himfelf can foretell what his action is
to be. While it is now generally be
lieved that tbe president will soon let
his position tie definitely known, there
is still a great deal of anxiety to know
what means Mr. Cleveland will take to
make his declaration. Many of the
democrats with i honi I have talked ex
pressed the hope that be will not write
a letter. They have had considerable
experience with letters from Mr. Cleve
land's pen, and they are afraid that any
thing he might write would do more
harm than good in the preient condition
of affairs in New York, and even if the
letter did no harm in that state it might
be injurious elsewhere. They hope that
he will confine himself simply to a dec
laration that he favors the success of the
regular democratic ticket and believes
it to be the duty of all New York demo
crats to vote for it. It was reported at
democratic headquarters this afternoon
that Mr. Cleveland would send to the
New York managers a liberal contribu
tion to the campaign fund, accompanied
by a brief letter which will urge the im
portance of democrats standing together,
so as not to giye the republicans an
opportunity to win through the indiffer
ence or failure of any democrat to do bis
duty. This is just the kind of a letter
tbe leaders here hope tbe preeident will
write, and tbe sooner he writes it, and
the larger the denomination of the check
it incloees, tbe better they will like it.
While all tbe details oi the New York
campaign ure not known here, tbe im
pression is general that the democrats
are very short of money, and that the
president's check would be almost as
valuable to them at this time as his
declaration of approval of tbe ticket."
t'eelinc Afalnat tbe Militia.
Wasiiinoton Coukxhouse, O., Oct.
18. The feeling against Colonel Colt
and his troops vag so intense this morn
ing that bad they remained in town fur
ther rioting and bloodshed could not
have been avoided. The indignation
aguinet Sheriff Cook is as fierce as
against Colt. Leading republicans are
circulating petitions asking for Cook's
removal from tbe republican ticket,
upon which lie is a candidate for re
election. It is believed there would
have been no trouble whatever had the
militia not leen called out. No word of
defense of the guards who fired last
night can be heard. They shot without
warning into the public street crowded
with people, most of whom had been
called out by an alarm of Are, and were
returning home. When the fire broke
out the street! were comparatively de
serted, and not more than 150 were
about the courthouse. The fronts of the
buildings facing south from the court
house show the effects of the fusilade in
broken glass and shattered masonry.
Twenty-four people were wounded,
binong them two women. One boy was
killed outright, two men have since
died of their injuries, and three more
are fatally hurt.
Governor McKinley was appealed to
thtfl morning to remove the troopa still
remaining, and at 10 .30 he ordered the
First regiment to return to Cincinnati,
which they did at 11:30. There are
now no guards at the jail or courthouse.
The latter is filled with curious people,
but there is no danger of further vio
lence. Peace Overtures Rejected.
London, Oct. 16. The Central New!
claims to have the highest authority for
the statement that overtures looking to
a declaration of peace between China
and Japan were made yesterday even
ing, but Japan rejected the proposals
made, considering them inadequate.
According to the Central News, how
ever, there is every reason to believe
the proposals were eminently satisfac
tory to China and her representatives
signified the willingness of their gov
ernment to acquiesce in them.
He (after the bony moon) Hag your
father said anything about helping to
provide a home for us? She Oh, yes,
indeed. He said that when we had
home of our own he w ould buy me a
cook book and allow mother to come
and teach us how to use it, even if it
took a year. Good News.
It Went to I'ieees Off Tilla
WILL PROBABLY BE A TOTAL LOSS
Kept r"t ti the Tow I ntll It Hecame
Neeary to Save the Tug It ouch
San Fkaxcisio, Oct. IS. The tug
Monarch, which towed tbe mammoth
log raft out over the Columbia river bar
on Friday last nnd started with it for
this port, arrived here this morning ami
reports that the raft is a total Ios. The
raft went to pieces the second day out.
I Captain Thompson states be never be-
fore experienced such heavy weather.
He safely crossed the Columbia bar with
j his tow, but after proceeding southward
j a short distance he encountered terrific
! seas. The Monarch could not budge the
raft an inch. She hung on, however,
and did not lose ground. It was off
Tillamook head that tbe raft began
breakiag up. (tnce started, the huge
mass was not long in Roing to pieces.
When the final collapse came, 125
fathoms of heavy chain with which the
raft had been bound, and to which the
tow line was attached, went to the bot
tom. This served to anchor the tug,
which, tossed in the heavy seas, was for
a time In a perilous position. After the
tug had bung there for an hour, the line
was finally cut and the chain and haw
ser allowed to go to the bottom. The
Monarch thea steamed ahead for this
port. Captain Thompson believes that
in ordinary weather he could have
brought the raft into port, but in the
storm which prevailed off the Oregon
coast it was an impossibility. Seas
broke over the raft with such force that,
all the lights were extinguished the first
night out, and in the darkness it was
impossible for the tug men to tell any
thing about tbe condition of their tow.
The raft contained 10,000 span and piles,
and wai valued at about (35,000. Cap
tain Thompson says that the Monarch
encountered no wreckage which might
have been from tbe missing ship Ivan
hoe or any other vessel.
Dolby Behind the lnlt-ntlary Walla.
Cotf MBt's, O., Oct. 18. Jasper Dolby,
the negro sentenced at Washington
Courthouse to twenty years imprison
ment for criminal assault on Mrs. Mary
C. Boyd, an old white woman, was
landed in the penitentiary at 7 o'clock
this morning. He was escorted by
Sheriff Cook and Deputy Busick, ac
companied on tbe train by troops. The
prisoner was taken from the train at
Dennison avenue and walked to prison.
AH the troops hae left Washington
Courthouse. A Columbus Dispatch re
porter, who came with the train, says
after midnight things quieted down.
The citizens had nearly all gone home,
yet many persons stood on the neigh
boring corners until a much later hour
discussing the affair, as may bn readily
imagined in connection with such a ter-
rible sensation as the killing of two men
and the wounding of eleven others by
tbe militia. The military until o :.'!()
'numbered less than 100 men. Against
tbe hundreds of men crowded into or
about the courthouse this small band
kept up a determined front for twelve or
fifteen hours. Finally, when the First
regiment troin Cincinnati and two com
panies of the Fourteenth at Columbus,
arrived about 3:"0 a. in., a square was
formed by the men of tho Fourteenth,
and escorted by the First, the line of
march from the cars was taken up, the
negro being in the square.
The prisoner was In the courthouse
about twelve hours, the officers not hir
ing to attempt to return him to jail
after sentence had been passed. Just
before the troops left, tho death of (i. 1
... . . ........ i
w. jonnsoii, or .Mac Joiinson, was
announced, making three deaths. He I
lived at Kyle's, Butler county, O. Frank
Niederhouse, aged 70, shot in the leg
and suffering amputation, cannot sur
vive. He was the only prominent citi
zen injured. Theodore Ainuieruian,
aged 22, at last accounts was still in a couragingly) Never mind, sir; you do
critical condition. The reinforcements stare 'em wonderful, anyway. Half
called for by Sheriff Cook at 4 p. m., did Holiday.
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
"The Word Moves."
There is no better ill n st ra
tion of this old saying than
the numerous schools now-a-days
devoted to practical
kitchrn processes. These
schools have been alert to
find a reasonable substitute
for lard. the useof which is so
generally cor demned. This
want has been fully in t by
the new vegetable Iird.
When science strikes the
kitchen, it strike: home and
everybody gets the benefit.
Cottolene is a clean, deli
cate and economical substi
tute for Lard cleaner than
the hog, delicate as the fin
est vegetable oil, economi
cal from its low price and
small quantity required to
be used. Prove it for your
self by a trial.
At grocers everywhere.
REFUSE ALL SUBSTITUTES.
N. K. FAlRBAN K & CO.,
ST. LOUIS and
CHICAGO, NEW YORK, BOSTON
not arrive nntil 3 :30 this morning. The
shooting of the citizens occurred about 7
p. m. It ia only 30 miles to Washing
ton Courthouse. It is claimed greater
promptness on the part of somebody
might have saved the loss of life.
The prisoner etated to the prison offi
cials that he was not guilty, but entered
a plea of guilty because he had been in
formed he was to be mobbed. He wag
clearly identified by his victim.
Governor McKinley, being aBked
about the affair, said : "The act speaks
for itself. The troops wera sent to act
in aid of the civil authorities, who were
powerless to quell the mob that was
seeking to overthrow the law and its
orderly administration." The gover
nor eavs he will not leave Ohio as
long as there is a possibility of trouble.
He has canceled his engagements at
Louisville and Nashville, and the meet
ing at New Orleans will depend upon
the developments of today.
The Czar 1 Doomed
London, Oct. 18. Anxiety regarding
the health of the czar was increased to
day by a dispatch from St. Petersburg
distinctly announcing that thu condition
of the czar has perceptibly changed for
tho worse. Tbe Official Messenger, at
St. Petersburg on Tuesday, in a special
edition, published the following bulletin,
signed by the physicians in attendance
ou the hat :
"After consultation, we find the dis
ease of tbe kidney! show! no improve
ment. His majesty's strength ha!
diminished, but the physicians in at-
tendance hope the climate of the south
; coast of the Crimea will have a beneli-
cial effect upon the health of the czar."
An oMicial dispatch indicating the
sudden gravity of the czar's condition
was sent to Darmstadt yesterday, and a
reply received today, saying the Grand
IUikeof Hesse-Darmstadt and the Grand
Duchess Sergins, his sister, had started
for St. Petersburg. The news from Liv
idia caused consternation in St. Peters
burg, and there is a general feeling the
end may be expected anv day. Conse
quently great anxiety is experienced re
garding the consequences of the czar's
St. Pktkhshi an, Oct. IS. It is an
nounced that the czar's physicians have
given up the idea of iiaving him taken
Kvery man having a beard should
j keep it an even and natural color, and if
it is not so already, use Buckingham's
Dye and appear tidy.
Bossleigh (after the 10th niis; Well,
I really must confess I don't seem to be
able to bit tne birds today. Keeper (en-
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